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>> it's saturday, september 19th. thanks nor joining us. if you thought we were done with the heat, think about. here's meet lease arm tracking it on live doppler hd. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. you are right. you notice the absence of fog here and that's indicative a quick warming trend. we are 57 in concord, 54 san mateo. a chilly 46 half moon bay. but temperatures will warm quickly today. a look out the east bay, notice how clear it is. the light offshore winds will push temperatures through the 70s at the coast, 80 in san francisco, 90 in oakland and you head inland and we are in the upper 90s. sunday will be the hottest day
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of the weekend. i'll detail the record-break forecast potentially come up. chris. >> lisa, thank you. breaks news overnight. one man is dead and another charges with dui after an accident on 580 in oakland. it happened just after midnight in the westbound lanes near the lakeshore off-ramp. a driver carêmed off a wall and went into a construction crew where they were paving the roadway. a subcontractor working for was struck and thrown approximately 100 feet. the driver of the car was not injured. this morning some encouraging news for residentsful middletown who had been evacuated. they will be allowed back into their homes starting at noon today. evacuation orders have also been lifted for twin lakes and rancho sendero. some people have already returned home. and lake county officials say they will provide escorts today to areas where evacuation remain so people can check on their
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animals. this includes hidden valley lake, cobb and anderson springs. it comes as the fire continues to burn. it's now spread to 73,700 acres, but containment is now up to 45% as firefighters slowly take the upper hand. and schools in middletown could reopen next week. abc7 news reporter alan wang tells us the evacuees at the fairgrounds can't return. >> news they can go home as nerves are beginning to frey at the evacuation camp. >> emotions are running wild, fights everywhere, and we are anxious to get home. >> they could use a morale booster. especially when the mustangs are supposed to be playing their homecoming game. >> going out there friday night and the lights, everybody loves it. >> but a pile of face mask, is all that's left in the burnt-out equipment shack. in 30 years the coach has build
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a powerhouse football program. he has more than 240 career wins on a field that's been named after him. >> i have known just about everybody, and you run into them and they tell you they lost their home, and it's heartbreaking. >> the fire spared the coach's homes, but many of his players have nowhere to live, make getting back on the home field that much more important. i think it's the fir step in the healing process to get the kids back on the field and get them going. again, just getting that sense of normalcy. >> personally i'm ready to go back on the field. i've been tired of not practicing, just laying around. >> rival teams have raised money to replace middletown's lost equipment. a practice has been scheduled for monday morning. middletown is about to get back up. i'm alan wang, obc7 news. and from the valley fire has emerged a story of kids helping kids. on thursday firefighters distributed toys to kids evacuated from the fire. this morning the sonoma county
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wildcats and their here leaders will help. they are holding a toy drive at their home game in forestville from 11:00 30 to 4:00. the toys will i taken to the moose lodge evacuation center with where the players, all dressed in uniforms, will be handing out the gifts. >> a man was arrested thursday night, accused of stealing an s.u.v. from other evacuated. he was taken from an evacuated property in lower lake. he admitted to spray painting it black and white to make it look like a police car and filling the vehicle with several items stolen from the home. they are using social media to find northern 200 pets found in the heart fire zone. a heartbreaking picture. workers want to reunite all the aboutets and owners, but some people won't be coming back because they no longer have the means to care for their pets. abandoned animals will eventually go up for adoption.
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>> 5:04 is our time. east of stockton the butte fire is getting closer to full containment. many people evacuated for more than a week or wake up in their homes. 63% containment is reported and 70,000 acres burned with more than 500 homes destroyed. firefighters are warning residents to watch out for damaged powerlines and loose burned trees and rocks. a mountain lion cub is recovering after being badly burned in the fire. state fish and wildlife officials are nursing the 4-month-old cub back to health. volunteers found him monday while evacuating domesticated animals in the county. his condition is still fragile. >> there are secondary infections and possibly a respiratory infection that can still set in so we monitor his condition daily. >> once health this he will be
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played in a zoo or a wildlife refuge. there are several ways that you can contribute. just go to for the specifics or text words "red cross" and the number to instantly give $10. police are look for a man who raped a woman inside her own home. the woman walked into her home and was confront bed i a man wearing a facemask. he restrained and raped her. a relative said the her two young children were not home at the time. a man tried to lure children into his van. he pulled up and told them to get in. they ran to the school and reported it. it happened a block away on derby street. the man waved the young girl over but drove off when he saw her dad. the suspect is in his 30s,
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heavy set, driving a green minivan. approaching 5:07. a man accused of spray painting racist graffiti last month could face a year up in jail. 46-year-old billy samuels was arrested august 30th. he was charged with vandalism with a hate crime enhancement. in another ugly incident, three men and a teenage girl has been connected with this fight outside of levi's stadium following the football game with the vikings. two men have made bail. the teenager was reshed to her parents. all four face charges of felony assault. katie marzullo has the latest. >> santa clara police say the 34-year-old eric martin necessary is the man wearing number 80 in a video you see a vikings fan being attacked. we went to his apartment in san jose where at least one neighbor saw police arrest him thursday night. another neighbor said he doesn't
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know march tip necessary but he's surprised he's in trouble. >> i've never seen any party or fighting or anything that would lead me to say that's the kind of guy that would do something like that. he kept to himself and quiet. santa clara police also arrested 33-year-old fell likes chavira and juan arias and a teenage girl. they found them with the help of the video and tips from the public. >> this is very important to us. this behavior will not be tolerated at the stadium or santa clara. when it does happen we assign investigators to it immediately and bring it to a quick resolution, as we did. >> 49er fans say the fight was a disgrace. >> what they did, i hope they ring them out. i really do. i mean, that was pretty sad what they did. they made us, 49er fans, look bad. >> none of this should be tolerated. prosecute them. >> the 35-year-old victim and an 18-year-old security hospital who was hurt while trying to help him are both expected to recover. in santa clara, abc7 news.
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a san francisco house where a mummified body was found has been sold. in april police found items stacked slow to ceiling, including the corpse of an elderly woman. she died several years earlier, but her daughter kept living there. the property has just sold for $1.5 million. happening today, an army of volunteers caring brooms and garbage bags will be cleaning up the coast and the event carries a bit more urgency this year. it's the 31st annual cleanup day and there are many ways you can help clean up waterways, creeks and shoreline. organizers worry that winter storms will goff tons of garbage into the san francisco bay, as well as the pacific ocean. last year volunteers across the state picked up over 1 million pounds of trash and recyclables. weather-wise, we are in for a really warm day? >> yeah. >> at&t park going to be busy
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this afternoon with the giants game too. >> it's going to be pleasant at the beaches, though, in the 70s. by tomorrow, though, we will have 80s and triple digits inland. right now, here and now, it is chilly with numbers in the 40s and 50s a pleasant start to your saturday. clear sky, lack of wind, 58 in san francisco. we will talk about how quickly your temperatures warm for weekend coming up. >> lisa, thanks. also next, an arrest in a spring of shooting incidents along an arizona highway. why authorities say they believe the suspect is related to all the shootings. and a mother and her boyfriend are arrested in the death of a two-year-old girl. that mom is now telling her side of the it'll be here before you know it. hello, halloween. it's the one night when everybody dresses up. and that includes dinner.
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>> police have arrested a man suspected in a series of highway shootings that terrorized motorists in arizona. a s.w.a.t. team arrested the 21-year-old man at a phoenix air walmart. there have been 11 vehicles shot along interstate 10 since august 29th. investigators said forensic evidence connects him to the first four. they aren't sure if he's responsible for the others or if they are copycats. a little girl who was name less for a month mass a name this morning. she's two and a half-year-old bella bond and she looks similar to this girl. her mother is a suspect. she blames her boyfriend, saying he punched bella in the stomach. we have the break in the case. >> authorities say they finally have a name for this toddler, whose heartbreaking story captivated so many across the country, after this computer-generated come 'sive photo of her was shared and
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viewed on line more than 50 million times. it was back in june a woman found her little body in a trash bag at a beach in boston harbor. investigators had little to go on so police turned to the public and social media sharing this sketch and pictures of her pajamas and zebra way jam pause pants. finally a huge break with that tip. >> we were able to build the case in about 24 hours and solve it with that tip. >> under arrest and charged with murder is 35-year-old michael mccarthy. the boyfriend of bella's mother, michelle bond. >> happy second birthday. >> he posted this video on facebook at bella's second birthday celebration. the 40-year-old mother is now also behind bars, charged in connection with bella's death. >> we allege that mccarthy caused bella's death, that he did so intentionally, that he and bond took specific deaths to keep become ella's death a
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secret and to avoid prosecution. >> it's a good day that we brought a name to this face, but its a sad day we lost a young child and we will never be able to bring her back. >> bond and mccarthy are due in court monday. the medical examiner in the meantime is now working to determine bella's exact cause of death. abc news, new york. >> 5:15 the time. president obama called cuban president raul castro yesterday. in their first talks since april, both praised pope francis for brokering the new diplomatic relationship weep the two countries. the president is due to land in savannah about 1:00 p.m. our time. in washington preparations are being finalize. a giant banner will welcome the hope on tuesday. of course, there are also security barriers and temporary cell phone towers to accommodate all the media.
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the pope will meet with president obama and will be the first pope to speak to congress. he will also name california missionary a saint. new york city and philadelphia will round out the pope's u.s. trip. abc news cain core ama daetz will be in washington to cover the first stop of the visit. look for her report tuesday. in san francisco city officials are trying to decide what to do about a sculpture that's being vandalized in a neighborhood. carolyn tyler look at some of the work that some believe was created by a parliament sculpture that was part of the harlem renaissance. >> this sculpture was carved from a single square. it reclines in a small scare in san francisco's western addition neighborhood. >> how did does 2 make you feel to see it in this state. >> i wanted to cry. >> john templeton said until earlier this year the statute
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looked like this undamaged. he believes the vandalism is a symbolism of disappearing black population in the city. >> when a piece like this starts being damaged is the sign of a larger decline of the community. >> templeton is convinced the statute is the work of the famed sculpture johnson, one of the first african-american artists living in the bay area to gain national recognition. this was a 1936 project by johnson. still in place today at washington high school in san francisco. his work is everywhere, including prominent museums in the city, but not everyone is convinced this statue is his. >> i played here and i'm so sergeant johnson expert. i respect his work, know hiss his work and i'm familiar with his work. i'm not 100% certain. >> they said the city is working to identify the piece. two sergeant johnson works are being moved to pier27.
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templeton would like this statue to join them. in san francisco, carolyn tyler, abc7 news. >> san francisco giants maggio e. bruce bochy regularly takes walks along the embarcadero but yesterday he was joined by thousands of people. he set out with 5,000 others for the annual heart walk. the fundraising event is personal for bochy. he had two stints inserted during spring training after experiencing heart problems. he said a checkup may have saved his life. >> just get checked out. it's what my doctor told me. he said, bruce, you know, you may die of something, but you come in and get looked at once a year, i'll make sure it's not the heart. we will keep it going. >> so far this year the heart walk has raised $3 million to fight heart disease and strokes. it's all eyes on the bay when speeding dragon boats take to the water for the 20th
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annual dragon boast festival treasure island. expect to see almost 140 dragon boat teams on the water this weekend. lax like a lot of fun, lisa. >> good timing. this afternoon it will be pretty warm out there. you will probably want to be by the water over the weekend if you can. we have an offshore flow that will bring the heat all the way to the coast by tomorrow. so today it's getting warmer. in fact, it started yesterday. live doppler 7hd. it's clear, but with the clear temperature, the clear sky and the longer nights, the temperatures have dropped in some areas 50s and even 40s at the coast. a live look outside shows that it looks pretty calm out there right now. the winds will be light. that's got news for all the firefighting efforts in the north bay. but the temperatures, boy, they are going to soar. mountain view 57. good morning san jose. 57 for you. it's 46 half moon bay. 62 in san francisco. so that atmosphere is warmer in
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the upper elevations. it will become more well-mixed and the warmth heading down to the surface and the high pressure building quickly over the weekend. 48 in napa. 52 in novato. 57 concord and in livermore 55 degrees. from our sutro tower camera highlights, warm to hot this weekend with records possible tomorrow. we are talking perhaps maybe 104 for livermore and also more records could fall across the bay. it will be cooler for the start of the next week after monday. monday still looks to be pretty warm. it's all about double barrel high pressure. as it builds in it shuts off the marine air. tas it does the flow comes from the east, if we get wind at all, and the winds will be light. with the high pressure pushing down on the atmosphere, that's how we warm up so quickly. monday we are still talking warm weather but look what happens. some of the subtropical moisture is being pulled off, but the
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only lucky folks will be in san diego and los angeles. as a result our relative humidity will come up so it will feel stickier. today relative humidity decreases and temperatures up toward the area around cobb. about 90 today. low 90s for tomorrow, monday. then you will see the cooling trend into next week. the next 24 hours i talked about the lighter winds, and they are going to be out of the north. but you can see how light they will be throughout the day today. but that relative humidity really dropping out there. in the south bay, how about 90 in san jose? 94 in morgan hill. 90 sunnyvale. up the peninsula look for 90, palo alto, redwood stay and mountain view. 75 here. looks good. and these reds represent the warmer air. 92 santa rosa, napa and sonoma. near east bay 86 today. over in oakland with 85 in san leandro. 88 fremont. you head inland, this will be the cooler day of the weekend with 95 in san ramon, 97 in
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livermore. and the accuweather seven-day forecast, even hotter tomorrow with the triple dim its east of the caldecott tunnell. mid-90s around the pay. warmer at the coast. and monday still hot inland but fall arrives wednesday, and it will be cooler and dry. you can see what's showing up on live doppler 7hd anytime with the free abc7 weather app. we have more information at and did everybody love the rain last week. that's all i heard about. >> oh, how it changes so quickly. >> that's true. it's over. >> up next, art comes in all forms. the weekend party in full swing? san francisco and
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it'll be here before you know it. hello, halloween. it's the one night when everybody dresses up. and that includes dinner. unleash the power of dough.
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give it a pop. that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. unleash the power of dough. give it a pop. >> goal back. a new species dinosaurs are on display in colorado. they don't have a name for it yet. they are calling it ava. researchers discovered it three years ago in montana. it took them months and months and hundreds of thousands of dollars to excavate ava and recreate it. >> it's really cool when you are the first person to figure out that this is the way it's supposed to look and this is brand new and no one has ever seen one of these before, ever. >> researchers say they were lucky, they found 85% of her
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bones. the rest were made with the help of a 3d printer. another scientist made an amazing discovery at a housing site in wisconsin. this is the nearly intact fossil of a whale that could be up to $1 million years old. our media partner said on september 4th they found the first fossil and continued to uncover the rest. scientists said it's not unusual to find whale fossils on a hill because of earth plates and shifting plates. they believe it can teach they will a lot about the evolution of whales. >> artists are gathered all over san francisco this weekend for a major painting marathon. this isn't happening inside a studio, it's taking place in 16 city blocks around the mission district. the artist have started creating masterpieces on walls, fences and even garage doors. unlike graffiti tigers, they have permission to spray paint.
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it takes a village and people giving permission to paint helps the artist to perfect their craft, and it's a win-win for everybody. >> more than 15,000 people are expected to participate in the event. it continues today and tomorrow on alleys near mission and 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. some disappointment for country music fans. last night's tim mcgraw concert in mountain view was cancelled. he was scheduled to appear at shoreline amphitheater tonight and tonight in irvine, the last two performances of his summer tour. but doctors ordered him to postpone the shows. the nature of his illness wasn't disclosed, but he said if there was any way i could sing, i would. the city of oakland changes their plans for trying to build a new stadium. while the developers who had negotiating rights was dropped. >> a big problem in this
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country. >> donald trump under fire. the comments he didn't make that have
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or gluten sensitivity, you can too. >> thanks for waking up with us. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the forecast. here's lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live, hi, lisa. >> good morning. temperatures have cooled overnight with 46 half moon bay, 54 morgan hill. 58 in san francisco. a view from the exploratorium. you will notice that we have cool numbers. 48 in napa, 55 in livermore, and there's no wind the all. that will stay the case. we will just have a but of wind maybe in the afternoon. really no sea breeze, and that will aid in our warmup. in fact, high pressure as it builds will allow for the temperatures to soar. we are talking only 70s at the coast. more 80s and 90s for you, but still the hottest day
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tomorrow. chris >> lisa, thank you. new this morning, mexican authorities have arrested 13 more people in connection with july's prison escape of the man. he disappeared into the tunnel dug beneath his tunnel. a motorcycle was waiting, gassed and ready. a newly built house is where the tunnel ended. seven prison workers were immediately charged in the breakout. the new assists include three high officials from the federal brings sop system. back home, the presidential front runner donald trump is at the front of a fierce debate. it comes after a face-to-face meeting with a supporter who made a controversial claim about president obama and muslims in america. some of his rivals are weighing in and hillary clinton is pulling no punches. we have more on the controversy from south carolina. >> donald trump is under fire for the way he handled this
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week. "we have a problem in this country. it's called muslims. we know our current president is one. you know he's not even an american.. but anyway, we have training camps rolling where they want to kill us. that's my question. when can we get rid of them? >> we will be look a the a lot of different things and la lot of people are saying that and lot of people are saying bad things of happening out there. we will be look at that and plenty of other things. >> trump did not challenge the false claim president obama is muslim. some say he had trouble hearing the question. the bigger question is that obama is waging war against christians in this country. their religion us liberty is at stake. trump's opponents said he should not have let the question slide. if someone brought that up, i would say before we answer let's clear things up for the audience. i think has a leader you have an
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obligation to do that. >> that's what john mccain did in 2008 whether one of his supporters called president an arab. >> he's an arab. >> no. >> no? >> no, ma'am. he's a decent family man, citizen that i just happen to have disagreements with. >> but for years trump has fanned conspiracy theories that obama was not born in america. as recently as a few months ago. >> do you accept that president obama was born in the united states? >> no, i really don't know. >> more than half the people who support trump believe obama is muslim. the trump campaign said the questioner was right to worry about terrorist training camps in the united states. trump insists they exist. the white house say that's absurd. >> i haven't seen anybody produce evidence to substantiate the claim that there are. i think the vast majority of americans would take a rather dim view of those views. >> and that was david wright reporting. hillary clinton sent a tweet
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reading, quote, donald trump not denouncing false statements about the president and hate full rhetoric about muslims is disturbing and just plane wrong. cut it out." with a possible shut down looming, president obama used his weekly address to urge republicans to put aside ideology and pass a dunket. the house vote today block federal funding of planned parenthood for a year. leaders are work to go prevent that from lead to go a shutdown next week. >> democrats are ready to sit down and negotiate with republicans right now, but it should be over legitimate issues, like how much do we invest in education, job training and infrastructure. not unrelated ideological issues like planned parenthood. we need to set our sights higher than that. >> the national right to life committee said a government shut down wouldn't help their cause at all, especially since the president can veto any legislation. their solution is to elect a pro
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life president >> it was dubbed the real life gone girl case but turned out to be legi. it. now the suspect in the vallejo kidnapping is not contesting charges in connection with another case. matthew miller entered a no contest plea to a home innovation in dublin, but within minutes paramedics were called to the croom. melanie woodrow was there to was theretofore the drama. >> no contest. that's the plea he entered. he left his cell phone behind, a key piece of evidence that led investigators to his south lake tahoe home where they found more evidence. also linking him to a large kidnapping in vallejo. police initially called the kidnapping a hoax. his attorney said the no contest me is a strategic move. >> everything we are doing here is done with an eye to federal court. >> that strategic move, overlapping sentences if he's found guilty in the vallejo kidnapping case.
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it's a binding agreement that he will receive concurrent time for whatever time he gets in sacramento in the federal case. >> at most the dublin home innovation carries 11 years but the vallejo kidnapping could send him to prison much longer. >> it's decades, as in plural. >> monday he he will be a rainen a federal complaint for the vallejo kidnapping. his mental state will be a component of what happens in sacramento. >> he said he will immediate not guilty. >> the federal complaint is a charging document but he has not been indicted yet. after monday the authorities will have two weeks to indict him or release him. abc7 news. a bat found in fremont has been tested positive for rabies. he was found in the 100 to 300 block of washington boulevard. the alameda county health department said anyone who came into contact with the bat could have been exposed to rabies.
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it's the 12th rabid bat found this year. if contacted with the bat you have to receive vaccine within hours afterwards. 24 illnesses have been reported around the country to listeria and there's been one death in ohio. karoon dairies in san fernando recalled these brands. the company said so far none of its products has tested positive for listeria, but it issued the recall after the dcd and fda informed them of a link to the illnesses. 5:37 is our time. man who came up for coliseum city to keep the team in oakland has been dropped from the project. according to our media partner, floyd and his plan are history. his negotiating rights to the
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project were not renewed. it included a new raiders stadium that that would be incorporated into a massive retail and housing complex. the raiders have threatened to move to southern california next season if no stadium deal is reached. happening today, if you think you have what it takes to train hike a football player, the 49ers have appear offer for you. the team is hosting it's annual 4.9k stadium run and fitness challenge at levi stadium. in addition to the run the challenge will require participants to conquer hundreds of stairs and ramps, drills and sprints. you can pick either the run or the challenge or both if you are really motivated. the run and challenge start at 8:00 this morning. still ahead on the abc7 saturday morning news. the remarkable staying power of the longest running variety show in television history. 2600 shows and no reruns. but first here's a live look outside from our emeryville camera this morning. you see the lights out there. it is shaping up to be a very
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>> welcome back. a live look from our sutro tower cam. it's pointed at the city this morning, the city of san francisco. temperature is 60 degrees right now. just went up to 61. we will get a check of the full accuweather forecast with lisa coming up in a little bit.
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the media fest cal attempt december got a look at the hit show "fresh off the boat." they were at cam fest, hosted by the center for asian america media. executive producer ofthe sitcom, melvin marr, spoke at the event and talked about the importance of diversity on television. it returns for its second season this season at 8:30 p.m. right here on abc7. government scientists estimatehat 2015 will almost certainly be the hottest year in reported history. this map from noaa shows the average temperature worldwide between january and july of this year. take a look. the peach to orange color indicates areas with above average to record temperatures. overall the average global temperature in that span was .09 degrees celsius above every wilful-year record. it may not seem like a lot, but 2014 eclipsed 2010 by a warmer
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year by even a smaller margin, .04 degrees. time approaching 5:43 on this saturday morning. this is what we've been talking about, the warm temperatures. >> it could lead to a pretty good year of rainfall. we have above normal temperatures for the weekend. but right now it's 57 degrees over in parts of our east bay valleys. we are talking about a 35 to 40-degree warmup today. so 6:55 sup rise. nice and cool now but a quick warmup and perhaps record heat open the way tomorrow. we will have the details next. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, postseason hopes are fading as madison bumgarner tries to get closer to reaching a career milestone against the diamondbacks. diamondbacks. larry beil has it all when ♪traveling through seas of oats and berries ♪ ♪peaches, pumpkin seeds, and cherries ♪ ♪i say to the bowl
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the. >> he's considered a legend. don francisco will present his last show after 53 years on the air. it's the long forecast running television variety show in history. lyanne melendez tells us how it all started. >> his real name is -- >> i used to work in a jewish club. i couldn't speak well the >> his father was concentration camp survivor who fled from germany. he started a tv show in chile. years later it was moved to
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miami and broadcast on the spanish language network. it's often described as an entertainment interview and human interest show, three hours long. for the past 50 years he's been a favorite of many, many hispanics. few entertainers have known how to engage with his public. he was an ace at it. >> he always backed social issues, children, and he brought everything with joy, everything was -- there was nothing impossible. >> in san francisco's mission district employees told us the 74-year-old has long been an icon in this community. >> sarah says she likes how he treats people on the show. >> i'm very honored and very proud of what we did this 53
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years. >> he said he now wants to leave with dignity. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc7 news. >> all right. time now is 5:48. weather-wise we have been tracking warm conditions all throughout the bay area. let's send it over to lisa argen. she is tracking the conditions where you live. lisa, maybe a good day to go to the beach. >> yeah. absolutely. in fact, with very little wind there. it's going to be well into the 70s. in fact, 80s tomorrow. so if you want it even warmer, that's open the way. live doppler 7hd not picking up anything in the way of cloud cover or from our east bay hills shot it's clear. good thing it's cool. it will take a while, a short while to get up into the 90s because we have 50s, even 40s at the coast. 46 half moon bay and 57 in mountain view. the temperature climb will happen quickly and it's going to be a big one once again today with the longer autumn nights.
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48 in napa, 57 fairfield and concord with 55 in livermore. nice vantage point from our sutro tower camera where it's clear. warm to hot this weekend. records are possible for tomorrow. we are talking triple digit heat unfortunately. cooler temperatures arrive by next week. but monday still looks awfully warm with relative humidity climbing. it's about double barrel high pressure squash any marine influence at all. no sea breeze to speak of. we have to wait for a couple things to happen for the high to move away, for the upper level low to drop to the south and there's another low that will move up from the south. all those elements coming together. by about monday we will begin our weather really turning a corner. we will have to wait, though, for a good 48 hours, maybe 72 hours. 80 in tahoe with 95 in sacramento. 88 los angeles. 105 in palm springs. it's going to feel that warm unfortunately in the east bay valleys. around the fire area from cobb to hidden valley lake we are in
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the 90s today, tomorrow and into monday and then a nice temperature drop, unfortunately no rain. we are looking at cooler and dryer weather. the winds, i talked about how they aren't going to be a factor at the beach. and really very little win. this will allow for the temperatures to climb quickly out of north today for the most part. and then maybe a puff of a northwest wind later on this evening. so the week ahead in half moon bay looks pretty pleasant with mid-70s today and tomorrow. average temperatures in the upper 60s. so if you are thinking about going to the beach, it would be a good weekend and, of course, probably a crowded spot, as well. temperatures bottoming out open tuesday with low 60s. so all we need now is to get in a little rain here. fortunately doesn't look likely. but still forecasts are promising the wetter than normal winter outlook. short term 86 in concord today. 90 in palo alto and san jose with 88 in fremont. upper 80s for santa cruz. a warm day today for the diamondbacks in san francisco. 80 at about 3:00 and 92 in napa,
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94 by the delta. livermore 97 degrees. we are going to add on another 5 to 7 degrees tomorrow. monday still warm. extra clouds, maybe patchy fog. and cooler tuesday. fall arrives wednesday. numbers look more seasonal thursday and friday. with the longer nights it does cool off at night and we have some relief. >> still, i'm just thinking, oh, i need a cooling vest to survive. >> that's a good idea. and stay hydrated >> thanks. a couple big matchups for bay area college football fans. cal faces their real test of the season against texas and austin. at 5:00 san jose state is in corvailes. this afternoon the giants will try to keep their fading
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postseason hopes alive against the diamondbacks. first pitch at 1:05. last night the giants were shut out for the 13th time this season. here's larry beil with the highlights in this morning areas sports report. >> good morning. regardless of the standings and dwindling playoff hopes, it's an event when madison bumgarner takes the mound. taking his 18-7 record to the hill against arizona. trying to inch closer to this season. two runs, 7 strikeouts. bumgarner doing his part to get the w but the giants problems all over the place. the ball dude lets it go between his legs. and in the sixth, paul goldschmidt with a shot to left. and he cannot make the play. aj pollack scores from first. 1-0 d-backs. only two hits for the giants. what a cutie. jared parker thinks he has one in the eighth. it is way back. pollack at the wall. yahoo! that was a sure home run he just
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stole right there. giants fall 2-0. a's and astros. a choo-choo train in left field but the operator is on his phone. get your head in the game, dude. this ought to get his attention. chris carterner the second off felix. 2-0 astros. mr. conductor now into it. third inning. a's needing a little pick me up. helping out the cause and the diving catch to rob carlos correia. this also sparked the offense. danny valencia smacked a pair. a two-republic shot, giving the a's the lead. his first two homer game in five years. a's win 5-3, handing the fading astros their fifth consecutive loss. >> stanford visits sixth ranked usc tonight at the l.a. coliseum. it's a week 3 glimpse of who is boss in the pac-12. fifth year senior ronny hairston
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remembers the final moments. their meeting in 2012. breaking up a fourth down pass in the end zone helped preserve a cardinal victory. >> i think that play kind of seemented by stanford experience on the football team and being on special teams that year. just taught me to do my job. for that particular play my, i said if we go to the ground i can't let them get the ball out because i had other guys counting on me. the wall wasn't able to come putt o great feeling. being able to continue to do my job is what i'm working on. >> tonight stanford and usc live here on abc7 with the kickoff at 5:00. then after the game around 8:30 or 8:45, yours truly and mike shumann and post-game interviews from l.a.. the niners and pittsburgh steelers playing. we should see more carries by
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haines. everybody have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. 5:55 is our time. up next, free doughnuts at krispy kreme t
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>> it's saturday, september 19th. thanks nor joining us. i'm chris nguyen. if you thought we were done with the heat, think about. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking it on live doppler hd. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. unfortunately that's true but right now we are clear and cool many temperatures not only in the 50s, with he have some 40s from the coast up to the north bay. it feels pretty good out there except the higher elevations, one reading in the low 70s. but that's well above. the warmer air will be mixings down to the surface quickly today. there's your 40. 56 had mountain view, we are talking 35 to 40-degree temperature climb today with numbers in the 70s from half moon bay, pacifica, daly city. 90 san jose, mid-90s inland, and unfortunately


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