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>> good morning, i'm tiffany wilson in for carolyn tyler. let's start off with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. hi there, tiffany. good morning to you. low clouds are beginning to invade san francisco, partly sunny skies. temperature has dropped to 59 degrees. from the sutro tower camera, this is the marine layer just over 1,000 feet deep but it will not last long. 53 at the airport. 67 gilroy. low others. and from the east bay hill
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cameras, a pretty shot with the clear sky. 55. it's clear in the north bay. once again, low 50s in napa with 62 in concord. so here is the plan for the day. it looks like the fog wants to set up along the peninsula, but, nope, it burns back. we will have full sunshine today temperatures just as warm inland. a little bit of a breeze picking up along the coast. still i were 60s to low 70s here. and low to mid-80s return in the south bay. i'll have the ticks coming up and a look at a warm labor day in a few minutes. tiffany. >> lisa, thank you. >> developing news. livermore police are investigating a shooting. it left five people wound after a house party. police say three men had been invited to attend a party and then they got into a scuffle with some other guests. shortly after they left, witnesses say a white vehicle pulled up in front of the house and they started firing. investigators are still unclear
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as to who was in the car, but they suspect it was the men who were asked to leave. the three women and two men who were shot are not in life-threatening condition. downtown napa was back in business last night and they did it in style. they have declared a local emergency after last sunday's 6.0 earthquake centered near napa. the proclamation made yesterday clears the way for business owners to seek state and federal emergency funds. officials say sonoma county had more than $4.5 million in damages. the quake caused at least $362 million in damage in napa county. lots of people are lending a hand to help rebuild. the aftershocks keep coming. a 3.2 magnitude earthquake hit south of napa shortly before 2:00 a.m. today. there were no reports of damage or injuries.
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sergio quintana was in downtown napa where businesses were booming and so were the fundraisers. >> on the first saturday since the napa earthquake, it was a celebration for naked wines and their customers. >> we were allowed to reopen yesterday and the first thing in a came to mind was to throw a party. >> the building was red tagged after the quake, but an inspector posted a green tag. think are back in business. lots of their inventory was damaged, so now they are having a sale. >> we are actually selling them at five dollars minimum donation per bottle. people are coming in here and restock being their wane cellars. >> the labels may be stained and some bottle caps dented but the wine inside are fine. all proceeds go to the napa valley relief funds. a few blocks away, restoration crews were hard at work and there was a line of people out the door. >> i can't wait to get up there and give it a kiss and rub it for good luck for the sharks this year. >> she was one of the hundreds of people that got to get up to the stanley cup. this was an event that was planned before the quake, but it turned into a reopening for the
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property. >> we are asking people to donate a minimum of $5 and put it in the cup to get their picture taken and at the end of the evening the kings will match all donations. >> the los angeles kings general manager lives in the area, so he offered up the cup to help. the westin had to evacuate all their guests last weekend and only portions of the hotel have reopened. they expect to be fully operational in a few weeks. downtown napa had been experiencing a renaissance the last few years and the hope is to keep that going, despite the quake. in napa, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> this morning, a napa church damaged in last week's quake will beholding services elsewhere after a local pastor reached out to help. repairs to the first united methodist church are expected to cost more than $1 million. a pastor at the 7th day advenetist church nearby heard about it and offered to lend them their church for free every sunday until further notice.
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pastor said their church worships on saturdays so there was no problem to let the methodist church use it on sundays. >> one of the biggest things people are dealing with now is cleaning up. yesterday morning in an effort to help, cleaning supplies were given out in the parking lot of the napa bank. so many people turned out, everything was gone by noon. >> i'm here to get more cleaning supplies. but i guess they ran out. >> building inspectors are still at work and more than 1,000 buildings have either been yellow or red-tagged. the good news cleanup is pro grossing and the debris tile pyle is getting smaller. a man is in critical condition after he was hit by a patrol car. it happened yesterday around 1:30 yesterday afternoon near lake merritt. these pictures of the scene were sent to us by a viewer. police say the officer was responding to a call when he hit a pedestrian. investigators say the officer was driving slowly, but the 58-year-old man had to be hospitalized. another accident involving a pedestrian is under investigation in san francisco.
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police say the victim was hit by a big rig around 4:30 p.m. yesterday at fifth and folsom streets. you see the big rig appears to have stopped in the intersection. the victim was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive. police are looking for a man when exposed himself to a young girl in scotts valley. this is a sketch of the suspect. police say the girl was walking toward scotts valley drive in the afternoon when a manmade a noise to get her attention. she turned around and he exposed himself. the truck is described as a smaller two-door dark color at toyota truck with silver rims. firefighters in san jose were busy battling two fires in hot and windy conditions. they hope things will slow down this holiday weekend. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has more. >> reporter: it took a lot to put out this fire on north 7th street. the smoke could be seen for miles. on the ground it was worst. chris was one of two people
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inside one of the buildings when the fire started. >> i've never been in a fire like this before. it was huge. it was everywhere. there was black smoke. you couldn't even see behind there. it was terrible. >> reporter: two buildings went up in flames. they were used for storing old cars, parts and tools. >> the fire started not far from here and rushed down this direction of the building. at the same time a witness said she saw someone look pretty suspicious running down the train tracks that way. investigators say they still haven't decided what the cause is. >> but that doesn't matter to the business owner. >> my body okay, my dog okay, and i am happy. >> unfortunately he also didn't have insurance. but just as firefighters got control of one fire, another broke out a few miles away off kelly road. it burned a half acre. it was a tough fight. now saturday firefighters will be watched closely to make sure exhaustion doesn't set in.
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>> when you have higher heat, it causes problems. then when they start doing multiple fires back-to-back, that takes a toll too. those are all things we are concerned about going into a weekend that looks like it will get relatively warm. >> and windy. conditions that worry fire crews. they don't expect to get another break for another two months when the fir season officially ends. lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> two wildfires sparked by lightning nearly three weeks ago are now threatening hundreds of homes. the fires near happy camp in the national forest began files apart from each other on august 11th. yesterday they merged into one big fire. in all, nearly 58,000 acres have burned. a mandatory evacuation order has been given for 250 homes. the fire is just 15% contained. >> starting tomorrow the cost to ride muni is going to go up for most passengers. on labor day, a daily cash ticket will cost riders $2.25. that is a 25-cent increase.
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increase also applies to clipper cards. and muni fast passes will cost more. up two dollars for the monthly adult passes and four dollars more for the a-passes. lifeline monthly passes will go up by a dollars. seniors and disabled and low and middle income youth will remain the same. this is the first muni increase since 2009. >> but the weather should be nice? >> yeah, i'll let you know how it impacts your afternoon high temperatures for today and what labor day looks like coming up. >> thank you. also coming up, a volcano in iceland is rumbling again. how the latest eruption will effect air travel. and a huge turnout for a bay area woman who had a brain aneurysm.
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>> authorities in iceland have raised the aviation code for a volcano after a small eruption. this morning's eruption was the third in the area in eight days. on friday a smaller eruption prompted authorities to briefly restrict flights around the valcano. the civil protection department said all airports remain open, but in 2010 many flights were cancelled after ash spewed thousands of feet into the air. this morning the first openly gay player to be drafted by an nfl team is waiting to see if another team will claim him on waivers. michael sam was at his alma mater season opener missouri yesterday afternoon when he found out the team released him. the rams cut sam, along with 20 other players, to get their roster down to 53 players. the head coach said the decision to release a defensive end was not easy. >> i was pulling for mike. i really was. and i don't say that very often. but i was. mike came in here and did everything we asked him to do. >> sam publicly acknowledged he's gay back in february. the rams picked him near the
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bottom of the draft three months later. after he was cut he used twitter to thank the rams for the opportunity, vowing to keep working for a year in pro football. if not signed by another team, he could be assigned by the rams and placed on their practice squad. >> caltran said work on interstate 280 is on schedule. and ramps are closed for the holiday weekend. crews are replacing two bridge hinges near cesar street for repair. >> >> it's been around with san francisco traffic and it's time for repair. this hinge has nothing to do with the recent quake. it was scheduled years out in advance. >> if you are going to the giants game at at&t park, you want to give yourself extra time. traffic coming from the south was significantly backed up ahead of last night's game. 280 is scheduled to reopen tuesday at 9:00 a.m.
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-- at 5:00 a.m. to navigate around the traffic download the free app waze. you can find it on apple's app store or from google play. the a.l.s. bucket challenge has raised $90 million and counting. some of our very own all got drenched and made donation toss the a.l.s. association. so many donations made, they are 34 times higher than this time last year. and reporter elizabeth cohen shows us why this fundraiser has been so successful. >> reporter: superman and lois lane got doused, so did homer simpson, matt damon and martha stewart. this guy did it in an airplane upside-down. in just one month it's generated $100 million.
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as of friday the a.l.s. association said donations are up an astonishing 3,504% from the same time last year. and while you can say that hashtag amazing, there's a worry the dunkers' expectations might be disappointed because even with all this money a cure for a.l.s. is still a long way off. >> progress against these really tough issues takes patience and it takes time. we won't see results overnight and nobody should expect them. >> sylvia buchanan is president for the philanthrope by center in haiti. he said donors often want to see quick results and they want to know where their money is going right away. >> there would be a temptation to give it all away quickly, but it maybe wiser to be more deliberate, see what shows evidence of success, and then and only then fund that in a bigger way.
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[cheers and applause] >> the a.l.s. association doesn't have a breakdown of how all the ice bucket money will be spent and it acknowledges the spending pressures in statement saying "it isn't a matter of spending the dollars quickly, it's a matter of investing the dollars prudently to achieve maximum impact in our quest for those living with the disease and for those yet to be diagnosed." while a cure might not come overnight, at least for now more and more money is with ice bucket challenges averaging $9 million per day. >> charity, a.l.s. donate. >> elizabeth cohen reporting. >> dozens of people gathered last night to raise money for a morgan hill mom with a long road to recovery ahead. the hawaiian-themed fundraiser in sunnyvale was packed. this 32 is a mother of two and wife of a public safety officer. she suffered a brain aneurysm on july 4th. since then she's had several costly surgeries and is now in
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speech and physical therapy at a san jose hospital. heidi's mom said her daughter was overwhelmed when she learned about all the support from her community. >> we discover she can read now and she was thumbing through on her dad's cell phone looking at all of this and she really got tiers in her eyes. >> pretty overwhelmed by it all. >> i don't think she had any idea how many people care about her and how many lives she has touched. >> in addition to last night's fundraising event, a go fund me website has also raised more than $107,000. oakland pride kicks off today. the parade celebrating the lgbt q. community at 14th street and broadway and it ends at 20th and broadway. oakland native and grammy nomination percussionist sheila e. will be headlining the parade today. hopefully many will turn out for
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that. what should they anticipate for weather. >> this time of year it's all about the sea breeze and yesterday the lack of it or it came in a little late. it allowed for warm air at the beaches and the opinionins law and north bay warm up quickly but today i expect the sea breeze will be back and that should rule for minute are in changes. maybe two to four degrees cooler at the coast but still a very nice day on tap. sutro tower camera, the marine layer at about 1,000 feet, allowing for the low clouds and fog at the coast. also in oakland and hayward this morning. san jose good morning. temperatures dropped to 59 degrees. the city back up to 60. half moon bay 61 with gray skies and the clear conditions from the east bay hills camera, vollmer peak. plenty of sunshine with low 60s for concord. livermore at 60. 51 napa and it's clear there. the airport no problems. you see a little bit of low cloudiness and we will feature the clouds early and a warm to
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hot day again today with above average temperatures in some neighborhoods. it continues into tomorrow, the labor day holiday. by tuesday more low clouds and fog. sea breeze will continue to pick up late tomorrow as well. we had high clouds to start yesterday but it's all about high pressure building into the eastern pacific today. and that brings more blue skies. the summer warmth, microclimates and temperatures pretty nice at the beaches. it can get pretty warm at stinson, and today is one of those days. 74 up at stinson. how about mid-70s today for you if you are headed to milbrae. so very similar conditions, but i think you will get that breeze back into the picture today. and up in the north bay, sausalito, your forecast not much different than milbrae with mid-70s in the afternoon. but the differences certainly come into play if you are in the south end of the bay where numbers here will be on the warm side with mid-80s in san jose. low 90s yesterday. we surpassed this in morgan
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hill. but today we will be in the low 90s for gilroy. 79 santa cruz. 85 soup tino. warm numbers continue for wed wood city at 85. 82 palo alto. and at the coast it should be another mild afternoon with upper 60s here. 73 downtown at the airport, south city mid-70s n the north bay some of these reds coming into play with temperatures at 90. santa rosa and sonoma. near east bay look at upper 70s today for union city, and castro valley should hit about 80. berkeley in the low 70s in the water. you head on inland and it's warm at 92 in concord. 94 in brentwood. antioch at 95 degrees. headed over to the ballpark today should be a nice-looking afternoon with upper 60s to near 70 degrees. a sea breeze keeping it comfortable by the afternoon. the accuweather seven-day forecast shows labor day even warmer than with more low clouds
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and fog, temperatures will come back into the upper 80s en land, upper 70s around the bay and more mid-60s with a more defined marine layer into next week. you can head to the beach, sunny. >> sounds good. lisa, thank you. coming up next, going out of business. why sears is shutting down today and what developers want to do with the landmark building in oakland.
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>> paula feris joins us from new york to tell us what is coming up on "good morning america." good morning, paula. >> hi, tiffany, and good morning san francisco. coming up on gma this morning, severe storms putting a damper on holiday weekend plans, delaying college football games in auburn and gainesville, and flooding words along the south coast and even stirring up a dust storm in the state of washington. and also a major set back for michael sam, the first openly gay draft pick in the nfl. he was cut yesterday but could he still see playing time this season and what's he saying about his release this morning? plus a breakthrough in heart health. researchers are saying a new drug could help treat millions of americans who are facing conjestive heart failure. abc news senior medical contributor jennifer ashton tells us why the study is catching the attention of the cardiologists and they are calling it a game changer. finally, who are you going to
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call, tiffany? ghost busters celebrate 30 years this holiday weekend with a relee lease of the epic movie rolling into theaters across the nation. it is extreme and that's an undersame. it's all coming up on gma. hope you can enjoy us. >> i remember running out of the theater when i was a kid, i was so scared of "ghost busters." do you plan on seeing it again? >> of course. i can believe it's been 30 years. i literally remember it like yesterday but it's been a long time. a blast from the past for sure. >> thank you very much. >> and coming up, a landmark bulling in oakland is about to be renovated and repurposed. but that means the store that now calls the building home is now going out of business. sears on broadway in oakland's uptown neighborhood is closing today. lane partners developers bought the 89-year-old build for $25 million. lane partners plans to convert
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the upper floors into office space to attract tech companies to the east bay. the first floor will likely be rented out to retail shops. we have much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. new air strikes against isis in iraq and the new warning issued to western countries. and the staggering number of unwanted horses and the efforts by local volunteers to keep them from being sent off to using the same originaligina recipe since 1940. it's a very special process. we dip it and shake it seven times. we hand bread it seven times. we rock it seven times. now you may be wondering-why all of the sevens? because it's a lucky number?
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>> good morning again. we are starting this half-hour with a look at weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, tiffany. good morning. sutro tower right now with the fog. it's kind of blowing by and allowing for temperatures to dip into the upper 50s in parts of the bay. right now it's 59 in san jose. oakland is at 62 with partly cloudy skies. and some of that fog has moved into hayward this morning. but our east bay valleys are clear and more sunshine is on tap today with warm numbers. in fact, above-average today for concord and livermore once again. a cool 51 right now in napa. but we will be on the way to more sunshine and very bright conditions as that fog continues to push back and totally evaporate throughout the day today. that means sunny skies at the coast. the sea breeze will keep numbers from the upper 60s to 70s at
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our beaches. some upper 70s invading our near east bay and more mid-90s for a warm afternoon inland. we will have the details coming up. tiffany. >> lisa, thank you. the u.s. has carried out five more air strikes against islamic state targets near iraq's mosul dam. and a new warning from king abdullah, that terrorists groups could attack europe and the u.s. unless groups step up. , the international community. abc news reporter ryan smyth has the latest. >> reporter: as u.s. warplanes continue to pummel isis forces in iraq, president obama made a surprising admission about what comes next. >> we don't have a strategy yet. >> the president explained a long-term plan to contain the islamist militants will take time to pull together. >> to systematically degrade isis capacity to engage in terrible violence. >> they flaunted their savagery again in this video.
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hundreds of captured syrian soldiers, stripped down to underwear, were forced to walk barefoot across the burning sands apparently in a death march. the video later seems to show a killing ground in the aftermath of a massacre. the united kingdom raced their threat level to severe, meaning an attack is highly likely. >> it is a deeper threat to our security than we've known before. >> isis recruits young fighters from britain and already has an estimated 100 fighters from the united states after using rap music to win them over. ♪ one recruitment pipeline leads back to the minneapolis area. >> young men are being recruited by other young men who are already out there. >> young men like douglas mccain and troy, once classmates at a suburban minneapolis high school, who both side fighting thousands of miles from home in syria and somalia. but here at home the white house
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said there's no evidence isis is actively plotting to attack the u.s. homeland. ryan smyth, abc news, new york. >> coming up on "this week with george stephanopoulos" the latest on the terrorist threat warnings and the how the british government is mobilize to go protect its citizens. and the powerhouse round table debates and this week's politics. that's all coming up at 8:00 a.m. russia has been given a one-week ultimatum to scale back their intervention in ukraine or face sanctions. yesterday the european leaders warned russia it risked being isolated if they continue to escalate the crisis in ukraine. nato estimates at least 1,000 russian soldiers are in ukraine. russia denies it. the f.a.a. is investigating a plane crash into the atlantic ocean aft pilot lost consciousness. yesterday the small plane took off from an airport in wisconsin
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heading to virginia. the pilot stopped responding to radio calls around 1:00 and because the plane was so close to washington, d.c., f-16 fighter jets scrambled to escort the plane. jets confirmed the pilot was unconscious and stayed alongside until it ran out of fuel and crashed into the ocean. the coast guard said the pilot was the only person on board. >> california's drought and the soaring cost of hay has led to a glut of a lot of unwanted horses. animal advocates say many of being illegally sent to slaughter in other countries. a rescue group in hollister is trying to save as many horses as possible, and now they are asking for your help. ama daetz has this morning's assignment 7 report. this four-month-old colt was born months after his mother was rescued. >> the mom was headed to the slaughterhouse. she would have ended up in a france grocery store in shrink wrap. >> instead of being sold as
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horse meat, the mare ended up here in a sanctuary run by monica. the haven for neglected, abused and abandoned horses started five years ago in the bay area and just moved to this larger home on 400 acres in san benito county. right now the center is caring for one donkey. >> say hi, cutie. >> and about 70 horses. some are put up for adoption. others will spend their retirement here like sunny, he's 37 years old. >> each horse has a different spot they love to have rubbed. >> the quivering lips are a sign of horse happiness. >> look at his mouth. [laughter] >> jackie bradley from hollister is about to adopt this horse named rowdy. they are just getting acquainted. >> when i take him out of here i want him to know what who i am. >> the money to buy the property came from an investor, craig dooling. the horses come from all over. >> this is cricket.
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she was rescued from an abuse case in modesto. >> these are racehorses that didn't make the cut at golden gate field. >> they would be great horse for showing. >> these two were rescued, about to be sent to other countries to be killed and eaten. that's illegal in the united states, but there's little enforcement, so horses like these often get shipped to mexico and canada for slaughter. why would someone give up on the horses? monica says the soaring cost of hay, which has doubled in the last couple years. >> especially in the central valley. people need to feed their families or horse. >> hay is so expensive, the rescue centering is also struggling with the cost of food. >> $8,000 a month minimum. >> there are also the cost for vet bills and the need to create shade for the horses. she runs the farm with the help
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of her boyfriend and a string of interns and volunteers. the only pay is a great experience. >> you learn a lot about the horses' nature, how they act among themselves. i had no idea. i felt like i was waking up because i was blind before. >> monica started the rescue center after her sister was murdered and horses helped her deal with the pain she felt. now she's giving back to them. >> they deserve a good life. >> ama daetz, abc7 news. >> the equine rescue center is a nonprofit and depends entirely on donations and they can only take in as many horses' they can afford to feed. the center has a big fundraising event coming up on october 4th. if you would like to contribute or adopt a horse, we have a link on abc7news.com. still ahead on sunday morning news, a new computer chip that to revolutionize electronics and break the number one law in silicon valley forever. and here's a live look from emeryville. right now partly cloudy.
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it will get up into the mid-70s today. lisa argen will have your full forecast in
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for a chance to try out in mexico along for scholarships. it's the largest amateur soccer program in the united states. the morgan hill stop is part of the group's 11-city tour. if you are a fan of fine art, music, food and wine, you are in luck. the arts festival continues today and tomorrow along the waterfront at the park. a lot of people i imagine will be outside today. >> a lot of traffic too for sure. take a look at this. you see how the low fog and clouds have invaded our roof camera. they are patchy and sliding over into oakland and hayward this morning. how long will they stick around and what does that mean for your afternoon high temperatures? i will have today, labor day and into september when we return. >> also next, giants pitcher jake peavy flirts with a no-hitter as the team tries to gain more grounds on the dodgers. mike shumann has the highlights
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foster farms chicken gets to the store in 48 hours or less. but it's 4 days to california. there's got to be another way. that could be any number of items, quite frankly. you know if this flight is less than 48 hours? i surwhat?e so.? foster farms. celebrating 75 years.
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always natural. always fresh. join the celebration at take75.com diverted to minneapolis... i think my giblets are frozen. computer chips are getting smaller and faster, but not without some serious scientific research happening high on a hill in berkeley. here's abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom, who suited up and went into the clean room where discoveries are being made to make our smartphones smarter and faster. >> reporter: the view from the
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lawrence berkeley national lab is second to none. but the scientists inside are more excited about the view from this electronic microscope. these tiny ridges make up the circuits within a computer chip. >> within each one of these chips there's more complexity that the entire road system in the world. >> it was nearly 50 years ago that intel co-founder gordon moore predicted the number of transistors on a chip would double every two years, it's known as moore's law and it's been true for decades. but at his retirement even moore himself expressed doubt it would hold up much longer. >> materials are made of atoms, and we aren't too far from the point that really starts to bite us. you can't go smaller than an atom. >> but you can get close. >> is it a breakthrough? >> yes. absolutely. >> it has to do with this liquid. it's called photo resist. it's baked into a solid and patterns are etched into it. the photo resistance matters a lot. >> if you were writing your name in the sand at the beach you would have to have very, very small sand to get high-resolution.
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>> and wet sand sticks together better. in that case consider this the finest, wettest sand you've seen for building silicon sand castles a few nanometers wide. >> when you want more powerful cell phones, it all adds up to better devices. >> making computer chips smaller makes just about everything more complicated. for one thing an ordinary clean room is no longer clean enough to reliably manufacture something that microscopic. >> dust particles flying through the air. those dust particles look like boulders on a chip. >> even looking at the chips becomes tough. it requires a new microscope that feels the chips like reading braille. >> if you look, you can't see a thing. these microscopes are based on a sharp needle we touch on the surface. >> it's complex science with a simple purpose. the smaller the chip, the faster it runs and the less power it needs. >> you want your cell phones and tablets to last longer on the same battery. >> and before you know it. >> the pc you have on your desk will now be in your watch. >> in berkeley, jonathan bloom,
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abc7 news. >> all right. turning to our weather today, it should be another great day. >> yes. we do have a little more in the way of low clouds and to go this morning. that will make somewhat of an impact today for afternoon highs. live doppler 7hd this morning showing that things are very, very quiet. our sweep on top of mount st. helena. the sun has been up for about ten minutes and we get a little over 13 hours of lay light today. today is the last day of august. this is what was a pretty picture from sutro tower, but now the fog has be a secured the view. it's invading oakland and hayward this morning. 59 in san jose until late in the day yesterday. 57 gilroy. 60 downtown with 60 in oakland. in the east bay hills camera, nice-looking shot of the sun with temperatures ranging from the low 50s in napa. cool there.
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in livermore it is clear, as well as concord and fairfield. the airport this morning, all is fine with no delays. some coastal clouds early. warm to hot again today. we are look at above-average numbers in our inland valleys today into tomorrow and then we look for the cool-down. a return to the sea breeze for today and tomorrow. then the low clouds and fog really come back in ernest by tuesday and temperatures will be where they should be. so this afternoon it's all about high pressure building back into the eastern pacific. and that allows the setup for the low clouds and the fog to bank along the shoreline here. but with the warm air, the fog will be evaporated and we will have a pretty good beach day. how about mid-70s in stinson beach today. even bodega bay could reach near 70 before the see breeze kicks in. rip currents a problem again in southern california. we are looking at upper 70s. plenty of sun in the northern sierra. pretty warm in sacramento at 95.
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and over in oakland today a pleasant afternoon for pride festivities with mid-70s. a beautiful day. but as we take you a little further into our east bay valleys, here's what we are expecting for the week ahead. average high is 87 in livermore. today forecasting a high of 92. now tomorrow will be the warmest day of the week at 94. then temperatures will trail off into the upper 80s, then mid-80s wednesday and thursday. looking maybe a little warmer again for next weekend. so today 79 in santa cruz. 91 in morgan hill. 87 up in san rafael. 92 in concord." so a warm day for the livermore valley and 95 in antioch. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. the summer spread again today. labor day will be warmer with the afternoon sea breeze. then the low clouds and fog keeping the warm weather in the inland valleys on tuesday. numbers dropping into the upper 60 #* 80s there right through
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the middle of the week and mid-60s will keep it comfortable at the coast. >> all right. looks good. thank you, lisa. and in sports, stanford fans are already looking ahead to next weekend's pac-12 opener. next weekend the 11th ranked cardinals host number 5usc at stanford stadium. you can watch it here. yesterday stanford tuned up for the game against u.c. davis. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. we kickoff with a little college football. 11th ranked stanford kicked off the 2014 season looking for their third straight pac-12 title. they shut out u.c. davis in the home opener, extending the nation's longest home win streak to 17 games. they were able to score before the offense even took the field. first quarter. ty montgomery. on the punt return avoids several tackles. goes 51 yards for the score. 7-1 just like that. ty also had a td catch.
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and kevin hogan showing off the arm. made it 21-0 in the second quarter. 204 yards and 3 touchdowns. stanford wins 45-0. they will host usc next week in their pac-12 opener. and cal coming off 1-11 season. looking for payback against northwestern who knocked off the bears last year. gerald golf, the three td passes in the first half. sent out to wide open trevor davis. a little blown coverage, i would say. 76 yards. cal with the 24-7 lead. northwestern down 7. 1:38 left. wildcats driving. trevor simeon picked off by jay jefferson and cal snaps a ten-game losing streak. they win 31-24, that final. to the diamond. tim lincecum threw a no-hitter this season for the g-men. madison bumgarner was one away from another last tuesday and last night jake peavy took his turn. giants with the four game win streak hosting the brewers. peavy struck out 7 the first four innings.
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mark reynolds, swing and a miss. the giants bust open the scoring in the fourth. two men on for michael morse. deep to center. off the wall. pablo sandoval and hunter pence both score. 2-0, g-men. crawford's rbi single made it 3-0. great defense in the seventh. robb scooter denied of a sure hit. dog stop. double play, keeping peavy's no hit air live. he had a no-hitter through the seventh. mark reynolds ends it. peavy one hit, no runs, three walks, 8 strikeouts. giants win 3-1 and the giants now only 2 1/2 back in the national league west. a's and angels. in anaheim. a's need a win. erick aybar, base hit to right. pujols scores. 1-0. next batter. jeff samardzija will throw it away. bounces back to derek morse, but he overthrows to samardzija. a's lose again, 2-0 your final. angels lead in the american
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league west is now up to four games. novak, djokovic and serena williams all advance at the u.s. open yesterday and that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann. see you again at 5:00. have a great day. >> all right, mike, thank you. coming up next, california's great america could reach a big milestone today. the huge celebration at the santa clara theme park. is it the biting? ...we need to break up. cuz i can stop? no! i love you and your show. it's cable. customers are more satisfied with u-verse. switch and we can stay together forever. forever? ow. i'm not gonna lie to you. it's also the biting.
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california's great america is getting ready to celebrate a big milestone this holiday weekend. one lucky person will be the theme park's 75 millionth guest. that person will receive a vip prize package and a key to great america. but they won't be the only person getting a prize, of course, not. each day this weekend the first 7500 guests will receive commemorative giveaway items. today if you are one of the first 7500, you will get a backpack, and tomorrow the first 7500 guests will receive a rally towel. both of those gifts marked with the 75 millionth guest logo. very cool. so far in the weekend is seems leak this would be a good day to head down to the park. >> yes, it will be about 78. low clouds and fog this morning. a switch from yesterday. here's a look from the east bay hills camera. vollmer peak pointed at mt. tam. low clouds at about 900 feet or so, and they have moved into oakland, also in hayward this morning. so with low 50s up in napa and mid-60s across the bay, it really is running the gamut this morning. but by the afternoon we will have low 80s in fremont, 92
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concord. a warm one there with 91 in morgan hill. up ire 60s to near 70 at our beaches today. today would be the day, along with many others if you are headed to the shoreline and we will cool it back for tuesday. tomorrow stays warm. >> sounds good. thank you, lisa. and thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. the news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and on all your mobile devices with our new app abc7 news. abc7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. "good morning america" is next.
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