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>> reporter: dive teams will continue searching the lake until dark tonight and then again tomorrow morning in what has now back recovery mission. several sales force employees were on a team-building exercise when a bunch of employees on a boat ran into trouble. >> they were all referred to as the last trip. >> reporter: parks police spokesperson says the owner of an aluminum boat that took on water was making the final trip to shore with a group of employees. the boat owner had shuttled multiple groups. the last group may have been over the boat's capacity. when the boat began filling with water, seven people swam to shore but 31-year-old man didn't make it. >> the search area right now is the size of a football field. the depth ranges from ten to 50 feet. the bottom is hard-packed rock, and they're searching by behind. >> reporter: a spokesperson
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confirmed the missing man is a contractor in sales force's i.t. organization. in an e-mail statement the spokesperson says our thoughts are with the family and friends during this time. we are receiving updates from local authorities but have no further information to share. several sales force employees were at the lake today but did not want to speak on camera. privately owned boats are inspected before they get in the water, checking for mussels that can harm the lake and more. >> they require a life vest for every boater. >> reporter: number of the boaters were wearing life jackets. >> it's best to take the recommendations of your craft or local staff. >> reporter: all of the boats are supposed to be off the water at 6:00 p.m. but the boat's owner was bringing back the final group closer to 7:00 p.m. friday night. live in livermore. abc7 news. >> take a look at this. san francisco police are in
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search of a gunman caught on the surveillance video attacking another map in a garage thursday morning. the victim wrestled the suspect to the ground and gets the gun and then runs out of the garage with the attacker now chasing after him. well, later on, the victim then points the gun at the suspect, who later on took off running. another manhunt underwayway in oak lean after the shooting death of an ice cream vender. a man shot at him yesterday afternoon. the gunman ran through backyards and was able to get away. police have not determined if anything was stolen from the victim. it's the second daytime killing in oakland in four days. on tuesday an artist was shot to death while painting an antiviolence mural in west oakland. no arrives have been made in his case. this year oakland has recorded 74 homicides, and that is 15
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more than the same time last year. after thursday's deadly school shooting in oregon, governor jerry brown is now considering a ban of concealed handguns on schools and campuses in california. current law makes it illegal to bring guns within a thousand feet of school or college. the on exemption is for law enforcement or anyone with a concealed weapons permit. the governor has a week to sign the legislation passed in september. since the shoot there have been louder calls for stronger gun control. tiffani will son is live from san mateo would a group is holding a vigil for she shooting victims. >> reporter: the brady campaign against gun violence is in support of governor brown signing that bill. the vigil tonight you can see behind me, is really focused on the nine victims and their families. organizers say thursday's mass shooting at umpqua community college is just the latest tragedy and a reminder of what they work to prevent every day.
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several member of the san mateo police department are here as well. the brady campaign wants to see increased background checks and more education, saying perhaps that could have made a difference in roseburg. families hope this is the last mass shooting our nation will mourn and hope this is the last series of vigils held in honor of lives lost at the hands of a gunman. they hope that this time there will be concrete changes made. they hope umpqua is the tipping point. >> we're in a crisis. we're not only an embarrassment in the world because of the gun deaths every day, but this mass shooting is a reflection on how we are empowering people to use these guns to solve their problems, and so what we want to do is keep guns out of dangerous hands. >> as you can see there's several dozen people here right now. they joined hands. they plan to pray to have a
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candle lighting and then several remarks. now, they posted the vigil on in the bulletin board and we have not seen any protesters. reporting live, abc7 news. >> investigators now searching for a motive behind the mass shooting that killed nine people. one of the heroes from the shooting is sending a message from his hospital bed. >> how could something like that happen here? >> a small town in mourning. at church services in oregon, prayers for the nine victims killed in the shooting rampage and the others hospitalized. >> i'm not sure if grateful covers it. also as a dad, realizing that i got her back but others don't get theirs back. >> hello, everyone. >> from his hospital bed, chris
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minimum z posted this message on facebook. >> i'm overwhelmed by the support i've gotten. >> the army vet is recovering from seven gunshot wounds after charging towards the shooter to stop him. >> i just held his hand until they made me leave him. he is a hero. >> witnesses now say the student gunman, 26-year-old chris harper-mercer showed no america where, order something victims to beg for their lives. others wounded, played dead as the killer stepped over them. police continue to look for clues at the apartment where the gunman lived with his mother, and this community also searches for answers. >> as if our cultural disconnect from a holiness. all of these are like a gasoline. and guns are the match. >> reporter: the college campus is closed and many are choosing not to focus on the violents but the efforts of first responders and the solidarity of this small
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town. >> minorities may have more protection against racial profiling in california. governor brown just signed a new law formed in response to the deaths of unarmed people of color by police. for every traffic stop now police must now record the age, race, and ethnicity they believe the person they topped to be, the reason for the stop and the outcome. law enforcement willles issue annual reports on use of force that results in serious injury or death. supporters threatened a hunger strike if the governor did not sign the law. >> why isn't this data available? why can't people track it, not only who is being killed but why, stopped? >> the governor says the new laws will strengthen clinal justice in california. the president of the california police chiefs association is concerned about the cost and the burden of collecting this information. the new law will start on january 1st. still ahead at 6:00, the new requirement for some cal berkeley applicants that has critics calling it unfair.
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trumping up support to help save music in the bay area. >> i'm meteorologist drew tuma. the second half of the weekend end the winds relaxed. nothing but sunshine but warm is building.
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some freshman applying to the university of california berkeley will be asked to submit letters of recommendation. the policies optional and limited but triggered a debate whether the letters could help or hurt chances of getting. supports say it offers admissions officers another way of selection. >> on the peninsula hundreds of people came together in support of music education. we were at twin pines park in belmont for the save the music festival. because of budget cuts children in the schools depend on this event every october to fund their instrumental music program. >> engage our students like nothing else. it supports they're academics, brings them into schools. it makes them feel great, and it's a way that the schools give back to the community all year long. >> awesome.
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the local bands played on three different stages this year. organizers expect to raise up to $70,000 for school music programs. coming up next at 6:00, doggies and do-rags by the hundreds. what drew this crew to a park. >> fleet week is tomorrow. the live look from mt. tam. everybody wants to know what the weather will be like so meteorologist drew tuma is up next with what to expected if you're taping those events. >> the raiders gave one away in chicago but not as ugly as the 49ers loss, kalin kaepernick struggling, not able to find
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my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locafor pg&e.rk fieldman most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community
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and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. dozens of bay area dogs donned bandanas in livermore. they were hoping to break a guinness world record. we were at dogtoberfest which took place. the park district hosted the event in an attempt to break the record for most dogs wearing a bandana in one place. the current record is 764. so valiant effort today but doesn't seem like it was necessarily broken. we are still, though, awaiting the official results. that official count of how many
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canines took part today. drew, we're saying thank goodness it one gusty. the dogs would be all over the place. >> a perfect sunday, definitely a calm dare today across the bay. live doppler 7hd showing you a quiet picture but we'll take you to the east where we haven't seen this in quite some time, a winter weather advisory from kings canyon to yosemite, through tuesday morning. we could see anywhere from four to eight inches of fresh powder above 8500 feet. a live look outside the east bay hills camera showing you the sun. it's gorgeous. nothing but clear skies. the sun going down at 6:48 p.m. the forecast calls for a pretty quiet pattern the next couple of days. morning fog and sunshine near average temperatures through mid-week and then we're tracking october warmth for the second half of the seven-day forecast. outside right now, it's 68 in oakland, 69 fremont. san francisco, 65. 70 san jose.
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you felt different today compared to yesterday. the winds have calmed down. we had the active breezes yesterday. today the winds generally less than 15 miles-per-hour for your sunday. live doppler 7hd along with satellite, the reason why the winds moved out, this area of low pressure that brought the dusts is diving to the -- gusts is diving to the south to southern california, heat is building and we'll see the heat move in. along the east coast the story is about the rain. south carolina is just getting soaked in rain showers. part of the reason why, hurricane joaquin is feeding in tropical moisture into this system, and that is why they're seeing historic rainfall. ed in the purple color, more than a foot of rain, some locations, like mt. pleasant, have seen two feet of rain in the past 72 hours. to put that in perspective, san
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francisco's total yearly rainfall is less than they just saw. so you can understand why they're seeing flooding in the carolinas. at home overnight, it's quiet. partly cloudy skies, temperatures mainly in the mid-50s, so nice sleeping weather. monday, lots of sunshine, 78 san jose, 70 the high for santa cruz. peninsula, 75, redwood city, half moon bay, fog. 69. downtown san francisco, afternoon sunshine. 68 for daly city. north bay, santa rosa, 78. 70 sausolito. 74 vallejo. east bay, 77 fremont. 74 berkeley. inland, comfortable, 78 pittsburg, here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow, have that morning fog, january nine, and it's a really -- afternoon sunshine and
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it's pleasant and then the warmth, friday, mild to hot on saturday and ditto on sunday with clouds. so fleet week is looking picture perfect, and next weekend certainly warm. >> thank goodness. thank you. >> mike, a lot of wins in your career but also in losses, so i want to know how are the teams feeling. >> back-to-back 2-124 -- 2-14 seasons but easier whennor getting paid. we sea the difference in a great washing, aaron rodgers, and one trying to find his way, collin -- colin kaepernick. michael will getting in his face. aaron rodgers, the best in the game. check out the pock presence 7 or pack. third quarter, plenty of time
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for rodgers, finds james jones. 14-3 green bay. kap going the wrong way. sacked six times. clay matthews here, and clay brings back kaepernicking. late fourth quarter, niners hads the bull. kap sacked again. 12-24. bolden fruited. aaron rodgers all smiles. telling the niners you should have drafted me when you had the chance. afterwardses kap talked about the team's frustration. >> they want to contribute and have an impact, and they weren't able to get the ball to them, and have the impact until later in the game. so, i understand the frustration, yes, but it is a team game. they want to win. >> don't think they lack conversation. that's not the way i would term it. but we have got to collectively
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on offense have 11 people, going in the same direction. >> the raiders are a work in progress under jack del rio. tough to win on the road and the raiders handed one to the bears in chicago with turnovers and a lack of offense. get excited, hockey is back, jay cutler, finds eddie royal, 6-0 bears. now raiders take the lead in the second. carr to his favorite receiver, cooper. what a catch. got his feet down. 7-6 raiders. murray had a tough bay but helu came through. seven minutes left in the fourth. deep in raiders territory. cutler looking to ice the game but it's a pick. gives the ball to a fan. michael crabtree played with a
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bump ankle. this sets up a field goal. 20-19 oakland, 90 seconds left. fourth and five. cutler hits bennett for six, that would be a first down, robbie gould comes up with the field goal. bears with the first win of the year. raiders could be 3-1 but instead are 2-2. >> this is one of those old-fashioned nfl fights, down to the wire. there was no lack of focus or lack of effort. nothing that would alarm you or anything like that. it came down to at the end, and they made a great plays. >> these kind of games tend to make -- tough determined effort. >> when i see this place i feel safe. and thank you, san francisco. thank you for a good seven years, appreciate you all, thank you. >> jeremy affeldt saying goodbye to the game of baseball after 14 years, three world series rings with the giant.
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unlike yesterday for tim hudson, giant others not get the win. giants fall to 7-3. finishing 4-78. a's with the three-game win streak against the mariners but couldn't get number four. thanks to former a seth smith. finishing with their worst record since 1997. >> we will tour the rest of the nfl and look ahead to the post season of baseball where the astros clinch a final playoff spot at 9:00 and 11:00. >> see that little side hat. >> i did. >> i can see it. thank you. >> next at 6:00, a space epic with no aliens and no jedis. how science and math and the new movie did at the box office. >> abc is honer hispanic hair tan missouri month.
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today we recognize receive any bravo next found over student mentor.org. she is a first generation college grad with degrees from san jose state university and stanford: her message made it to the white house so to fine out more we have details
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>> join us tonight on kofy tv 20. the big step california took to help stop the ivory trade desnating elephant and rhino population. then at 11:00 here on channel 7, fleet week kicks off tomorrow. a preview of what to expect coming up this week. that tonight at 11:00. just days after nasa announced the discovery of water on mars, a movie about a man stranded on the red planet dominated the box office. "the martian" is a screen adaptation of a book. matt daman is an astronaut who has to survive on mars. it had the second biggest opening ever in october, earning $55 million, just behind "gravity." >> that's it for abc7 news at 6:00.
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drew, shu, we'll see you at 9:00 and 11:00.
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♪ hi, everyone. i'm lizzie bermudez. welcome to "bay area life," the place where lifestyle, interests, food, and entertainment all come together. there's so much to explore. on today's show, we're stomping out bullying with the help of some friends. >> i promised myself when i was a kid there will always be at least one person that believed in me and that's the person that looks at me in the mirror every single day. >> then, going back in time at the nor-cal renaissance faire. >> people were experimenting and experiencing things, and that's what we want you to do here. >> plus, we're cooking up an authentic italian dish. >> can't be italian without some marinara. >> and golfing on the ultimate course. >> yes, yes!r club, rusty? >> yeah. [ laughter ] >> all of this driven by your northern california honda dealers. ♪ ♪

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