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>> announcer: live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. it's saturday april 2nd. good morning, and thanks so much for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. lisa argen is tracking the weather. >> good morning, chris. a good deal of cloud cover around the bay. mostly cloudy around the coast. inland, temperatures mainly in the low 50s, except out towards the delta and antioch, upper 40s for you. it's 52 in mountain view. and 51 and 50 at the coast. the coast is where we will see the cloudy skies, the breezy winds. this, of course, the golden gate bridge. 7:00, basically in the low 50s from the bay to our inland valleys. low 60s arrive with more
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sunshine. still cloudy at the coast, though. notice numbers just in the upper 50s to low 60s throughout the afternoon there, but upper 60, around the bay to mid-70s by the afternoon. so it looks like a very decent day with a good deal of sun. we'll talk about some subtle changes for the second half of your weekend, and then big changes to start the workweek. chris? >> lisa, thank you. this morning, the man at the center of an excessive force investigation is back in the hands of law enforcement. suing the sheriff's office after being beaten by deputies. yesterday the fbi raid add home in san francisco's neighborhood a home petrov is known to frequent. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow has video of the raid you'll see only on abc7 news. >> fbi, move from the door! >> petrov, come to the front
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door! hands up. >> reporter: agents searching him outside this home on teddy avenue. sources say multiple people, including petrov and his girlfriend, stay here. to petrov's left you see another man in handcuffs. a woman wearing pajamas also in handcuffs. >> of course, i'm shocked. >> reporter: outside the house -- >> i don't know anything suspicious, going on. this is a quiet neighborhood. >> reporter: but it wasn't the first time fbi agents raid the home. abc7 news obtained this video of a prior raid. petrov wasn't on their radar, but when federal agents entered the home he was inside. during that march 8th raid, sfpd arrested petrov in kebz with controlled substances and a firearm, blut he was never charged. in an exclusive interview with abc7 news wednesday, he said it wasn't him. >> i don't know what you're
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talking about, man. >> reporter: federal sources say the latest raid is independent of the overnight shooting. agents walked petrov away from the home and put him in this ford before driving off. >> and that was abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow reporting. petrov's initial court appearance may happen as soon as monday. 6:03 the time. the california highway patrol had to call off this chase after it got too dangerous. speeds topped 100 miles per hour as the stolen car headed south across the golden gate bridge. the chp ended the pursuit after the driver started going the wrong way on one-way streets in san francisco. the car was last seen on chestnut street. this video shows smoke and flames pouring out of a garage in oakland. the fire started just before 6:30 last night at a montclair neighborhood. one car and a garage destroyed but firefighters were able to save most of the home. in san mateo, this man is missing, and he may be without important medication. police gave us this photo of michael schaffer.
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he's 39, and his family reported him missing on monday. he was last seen in san mateo and may be driving a gold, 1996 toyota camry, license number -- 4mjt-621. a convicted sex offender is temporarily homeless after being released from jail. as part of his probation, the 23-year-old, jonathan mike's hoffner, has five business days to update his sex offender registry which requires a place of residence. he spent a year in jail for misdemeanor sexual battery and molesting a 15-year-old girl. the "press democrat" reports he's been convicted of sexual battery seven times in three years, two of them at santa rosa junior college. on thursday petaluma police issued a warning about his release. the hotel he was supposed to stay at found out and canceled his room. state corrections officials have not said where in sonoma county he stayed last night. this weekend the cal campus is hosting not one clinton but two. former president bill clinton
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and his daughter chelsea are at the university to address students and faculty. but an appearance 4r569 night didn't come without interruption. abc7 news reporter bernard has the story from berkeley. >> as a stanford alum i never thought i would be so happy to be at berkeley. >> reporter: friendly boos for chelsea clinton who opened the ninth clinton university forum. 1,000 student leaders seeking solutions to world issues, poverty, pollution and human rights. >> i hope that what will be clear to all of you at the end of the weekend is that we believe that no one is ever too young or too old to make a difference. >> reporter: her father challenged students to make a difference in their communities and never be afraid to fail. >> reminds me of what winston churchill once said about the united states. he said we always do the right thing after exhausting every other alternative. [ chanting ] >> reporter: outside protestors blamed clinton for his 1994 crime bill which they say caused
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the prison population to explode. one heckler got inside and interrupted the former president. >> that i -- we are not at a political event. so i will not -- [ cheers ] i will not answer that. >> reporter: critics say the clinton foundation received international donations from countries with poor human rights records, which could create a political hot potato for hillary clinton's bid for president. >> becomes an issue you don't want to have to discuss. you don't want to have to keep saying, we're clean, we're clean, we're clean, because when people are saying you may not be clean. >> reporter: at the forum entrepreneurs and activists encouraged everyone to be proud of who you are. >> those stories make us human, allow us to empathize with each other. >> reporter: the forum continues
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on the campus through sunday. two more bay area counties have reported their first cases of the zika virus. the department of public health confirmed people in san mateo and santa clara counties contracted the virus while traveling abroad. health officials said there's no rick of it spreading locally. the virus is mostly spread from a mosquito species not common in the united states and has been linked to birth defects in unborn children. the white house held a summit yesterday on how to fight it. federal authorities issued a public safety alert yesterday. now that nine people in the sacramento area have died from a counterfeit drug since march 24 and investigators say it appears they are trying to buy norco tablets on the street, a mild painkiller but packed with a medicine 80 times more potent than morphine. the dea is trying to track down the source. women and girls across california can now get birth control without a prescription but will have to speak to a pharmacist and fill out a form
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first. state lawmakers passed the bill in 2013 hoping to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies. oregon and washington already have similar laws. the fbi is telling law enforcement agencies across the country, we will help you open locked phones, according to a new report from dow jones. this comes after federal agents were able to open the locked iphone seized from one of the terrorists behind last year's san bernardino attacks. for months agile refused to unlock the phone citing privacy concerns. the government's battle with the company ended this week after the fbi found a third party to unlock the phone. new this morning, san francisco's old mint is set to be restored, and eventually reopened to the public. the california historical society says it will help leader projects to get the old u.s. mint at fifth and mission back in tip-top shape. the project could take a year k and a half to complete. the city last year terminated an agreement with a nonprofit to turn the building into a museum. the building was named a national historic landmark in
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1961. some serious disappointment for warriors fans. their first home loss in more than a year. they needed to win five of their last seven games to break the all-time wins record. the celtics came to oracle arena and knocked them off. the warriors were down three in the final seconds, and steph curry got a great look. missed the final shot, though. got the rebound. but harrison barnes missed the december separation heave. warriors lost. 109-106. postgame reaction coming up in sports. 6:09 is the time and weatherwise, it's a cool out there this morning. lisa? >> it is. numbers in the 50s and cloud cover as well. a gray start. the sun coming up in another 30 to 35 minutes, and looking at the exploretorium camera, temperatures in the milder readings. san francisco. oakland, 53 as well as free mornt. warmer locations san francisco and by a degree at 54. talking about 70s in the forecast today. cool ocean breezes, and a heat
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wave all in the seven-day outlook, next. >> thanks, lisa. waiting to get behind the wheel of the new tesla model 3. the cars there be made in fremont. coming up, what that means more the city. plus, why some east bay parents are divided over what their kids may be taught in
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the san francisco public defender's office, a scandal involving police officers. they want to read them in case of being compromised. four officers were suspended because of racist and homophobic text messages. this while the city investigated
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other scandals involving 14 officers. four officers were suspended last fall because of those text messaging and, again, were sent between the officers while the city investigated a different texting scandal involving those 14 other officers. they want to see the texts in question and extensive background information on the officers, and any cases they've investigated. some parents in the east bay are thet aren'ting to boycott lgtbtq acceptance week meeting with the superintendent about possible changes. we have more on an issue that has parents divided. >> reporter: beginning april 11th, this middle school will have a week-long discussion about those who are lesbian, gay, transgender bisexual and queer. >> a way to inform the kids of issues. >> reporter: kids between ages 11 and 13 will be shown this video about a transgender teen
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crowned homecoming teen. >> i feel happier about myself. >> reporter: multiple discussions ending friday with a day of silence to spread awareness. not every parent welcomes this kind of exposure. >> not age appropriate at all, we felt. we felt it was a subject matter that should be better addressed by parents at home. >> reporter: others like the concept but suggest other issues on discrimination be included in the discussion. >> so we want four other groups gervin tolerance -- >> all-around. >> reporter: the principal agreed to make minor changes. >> as part of the conversation, the videos aren't going to be shown in full anymore. the principal has decided to take certain portions of them out and will only show portions of them. >> reporter: for example, at the end of the homecoming queen video, there is a fundme page to help pay for the transition procedure. that has been taken out. others say it's not enough and will cving their kids opt out. for abc7 news.
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>> elected officials, actors and business lieders will be honored for efforts to promote lgbt the equality tonight. the group is hosting a ceremony for this year's san francisco equality awards at the weston st. francis. nancy pelosi, san francisco supervisor scott weiner and south bay assemblyman evan lowe of just some of this year's recipients. less than two days since tesla took the wraps of its more affordable car the model 3. the car won't be available until next year, but hundreds of thousands of eager drivers placed their deposits. all of those electric cars will be made in fremont and this morning they see this as an economic boom. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has the story from fremont. >> reporter: tesla pre-sales are through the roof and music to the ears of city leaders in fremont, home of the tesla factory. >> looking forward to partnering
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with tesla as in the past and continue to meet their needs and continue to grow local jobs here in fremont. >> reporter: the east bay economic development alliance crunched the numbers and says for every tesla sold more than two manufacturing jobs are created. >> tesla is in this area because the ecosystem would supply logistics and manufacturing companies, only 80 companies in the immediate 30-mile radius that can support tesla in this area. >> reporter: they're making up for lost time. the previous plant, the newmie plant, owned by general motors, closed on april 1st, 2010. >> when newmie left fremont, people lost their jobs at the factory, 20,000 regionally. a great shot in the arm for the whole economy. >> reporter: city council member suzanne lee chan is a tesla owner herself. >> in fremont at the 94539 zip code, we have the most tesla owners per capita in the entire country. so we are really committed to our teslas. >> reporter: the tesla plant is also a showroom, and the mayor points out the city will also
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benefit from the sales tax on each car sold there. in fremont, katie marzullo, abc7 news. the tesla model 3 pre-order surge helped boost shares of the palo alto company. shares closed more than 3% higher yesterday. happening today, you can help an east bay high school student with leukemia. daryl aikens is a student athlete at this high school in oakland. abc7 news told you about his story last month. he needs a bone marrow transplant after being diagnosed with leukemia two years ago. he has already undergone several rounds of chemo and raciation. you can donate to see if you're a bone marrow match. the drive starts at the middle school in oakland, where he used to be a student. you can expect traffic headaches in san francisco this weekend. the transamerica rock 'n' roll half marathon is tomorrow. the course takes runners all over the city. here's a look at the race route. it starts along the great highway at 6:30 in the morning.
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the half marathon ends at civic center plaza probably around noon. lots of road closures will surround the routes. >> 6:17 the time, and a nice morning for folks heading out tomorrow. today's the warmer day, right? >> right. a few high clouds tomorrow. not everyone will notice it. over the weekend, pleasant temperatures. 60s and 70s, then changes kick in for the first half of next week. clear in concord. the only location reporting a clear sky. everyone else has the low clouds, the fog and temperatures are ranging from the upper 40s to low 50s. start out with this nice view from mount tam. see the marine layer below and with numbers in the mid-50s in san jose. that stands out. 50 in morgan hill. half moon bay and san francisco. 53 oakland and mountain view. looking at some seasonable weather the next couple of days. as we get the ebb and flow of the low clouds and fog, thattai
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before a prominent wind shift comes our way mondayen afternoon. 49 in napa as well as fairfield. 50 for you in concord with the clear skies, novato and santa rosa. livermore checking in at 51 degrees. looking at more low clouds and fog in the east bay valleys. this is mount diablo. 1200 feet, marine layer there. low clouds and fog throughout the bay this morning. mild temperatures inland, and around the bay. this weekend, stays cool at the coast. upper 50s, low 60s. getting into records wednesday, and then an abrupt cool down thursday. area of low pressure traveling up from southern california could bring us some showers, yes, next friday, and cool us down as well. continuing that cool down. six to seven feet waves along the coast with the entire coastline from sonoma down to monterey, really, around -- montara and half moon bay.
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significant rip current threat here. sneaker waves a possibility. definitely be careful if you're out there this afternoon. with the sunshine, should be pretty nice, although it will be gray and cool in parts of the coast. fast-forward to tomorrow. high clouds, still mid-60s around the bay. may see continuing cool down here with the numbers in the mid-50s. 62, san francisco. still mild, though. look at the yellows here on monday. sunday, i should say. then on monday, upper 70s. getting close to 80 degrees. 70 around oakland and red wood city. look what happens tuesday. a north wind and so with those offshore winds, records are possible. not only tuesday, into wednesday. and then things really turn around. so in terms of the highs today, should be very nice with 71 santa clara. 74 in los gatos, on the peninsula look for 69. pail oh aalto, losality toews, in the city, partly cloudy. in the north bay, 70, santa rosa. 69 napa. 66 in oakland. should be a nice day.
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last day for the bay bridge series. 69 in fremonfremont. low 70s in concord, livermore, and the accuweather forecast, featuring a few more clouds tomorrow. monday begins that offshore flow with the warm-up, but warmer temperatures arrive tuesday with records possible. also the -- wednesday the warmest day of the week. in fact, hot. a preview of summer, and then abrupt cool down on thursday. low pressure spreading showers from southern california up to the bay area. so still kind of far out. we'll watch t. lisa, thank you. levi stadium is transformed and now full of dirt.
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welcome back, everyone. dan harris tells us what's coming up on "good morning america." a crucial primary in wisconsin. a major primary for donald trump hoping to wrap up the nomination, but trailing in polls locally. and bernie sanders looking to extend his hot streak against hillary clinton. covering all the angles. a wild story our rz arizona. dozens injured after attacks from bees in two separate locations including at a group of worshippers outside a mosque. where did the bees come from? and a terrifying scene out of chicago. this man, live-streaming to facebook when a gunman opens
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fire. the motive and the victim's condition coming up on "gma" and a busy saturday. see you very soon. happening today, it's not football but dirt biking drawing big crowds to levi stadium in santa clara. the super cross kicks off today for a week-long event featuring some of the best motorcycle riders in the world. sky 7 hd flew over as trucks began dumping more than 26 million pounds of dirt earlier this week. the dirt is actually stored in the bay area and brought in each year. the moment a cruise boat slammed into a pier in san diego was all caught on video. take a look. >> ah! [ horn honking ] >> seven people were hurt when the adventure horn blower slammed into the dock thursday. it's the third time that ship has had a mechanical problem, and it is now banned
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indefinitely from taking on passengers. 6:25 the time. >> how do you celebrate 40 years if you're the world's most val automobile public company? with a giant beer bash, of course. apple hit the big 4-0 yesterday. ceo tim cook tweeted these pictures showing the big party in cupertino. a pirate flag was also hoisted on the campus. members of the original mac team say it was intended to keep a sense of rebellion can and independence. a heartwarming reunion. a woman find her cat after it had been missing since the valley fire in september. the middle town animal hospital posted this photo on facebook. musket was missing since the evacuation in lake county. the woman was recently driving close to her middle town home when she spot add cat she thought was hers, and when she stopped, musket came to her. the hospital says amazingly after all of these months, he's in good health. still ahead on the abc7 sunday morning -- sard morning news, rather.
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president obama versus donald trump. the president is taking on the candidate who wants to replace him in the oval office. plus, a bay area program that uses dogs to help children with autism could soon go national. we'll show you how it all thefor instance, looking ates things is an activity. ♪
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we make uplack in nature service.e, ♪ >> announcer: live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. good morning, everyone. i'm chris nguyen.
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we're starting this half hour way quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking conditions where you live. lisa, good morning to you. >> good morning, chris. here's a look at mount tam. you can see the marine layer. sun just about to come up and looking at numbers on the mild side. low clouds and fog extend inland. it's 53 in mountain view. warm spot, san jose. 50 on the coast. morgan hill at 50 as well as san francisco. and a look here at the cloud cover. you can see from our vantage point, exploretorium camera from pier 15, 49 in napa and fairfield. numbers in a narrow range. 51 in livermore. clouds filtering into concord and finally you can see mount diablo in the distance. low clouds and fog burning back by mid-afternoon. call it mostly sunny at the coast. a few clouds. highs in the low 60s. so a cool evening as the low clouds rush back into the bay. so we'll talk about the second half of your weekend.
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big warm-up headed your way as pell. chris? >> lisa, thank you. president obama called the prospect of isis or other terrorist groups getting aholdnuclear materiels one of the greatest threats. wrapping up a summit to curb nuclear materiels worldwide and the president declared it a success. >> reporter: protests outside of the nuclear security summit in washington, d.c. where president obama met with more than 50 world leaders, the last day of the summit focused on the potential risk of terrorist accessing nuclear materiels, heightened concern that building a dirty bomb is likely a goal of isis and other terror groups after two of the brussels attackers used hidden cameras to secretly record one of belgium's top nuclear scientists. >> terrorists and criminal gangs and arms merchants look around for deadly ingredients for a nuclear device, vast regions of
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the world are now off limits. >> reporter: experts say with about 2,000 tons of nuclear materiel in the world, some of which is not properly secured, more needs to be done to keep it from falling into the wrong hands. >> we're in a race against time here. the chances are it could happen at any point. so we need to do everything we can to prevent it. unfortunately, i don't think we're doing as much as we can. >> reporter: president obama saying the u.s. is reducing its stockpile of highly enriched uranium which can be used to make nuclear weapons urging other world leaders to do the same. >> the united states and russian nuclear arsenals are on track to be the lowest that they have been in six decades. >> reporter: earlier in the summit, they focused on the iran nuclear agreement and concerns over north korea's nuclear weapons program. marcy gonzalez, abc news, new york. president obama is bashing donald trump for his views on foreign policy. at the summit the commander in chief said there is a lot that the republican presidential
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candidate doesn't understand. trump said this week that japan and south korea should consider building their own nuclear weapon. >> the person who made the statements doesn't know much about foreign policy or nuclear policy, or the korean peninsula or the world generally. >> these countries are protected by the u.s. nuclear umbrella. the president says that concept has long prevented nuclear escalation, and helps keep peace and prosperity in the region. president obama is coming to the bay area next week. he'll be in san francisco friday for at least two fund-raisers and will leave the following day. back to donald trump and the race for the white house -- trump is on damage control as he heads to wisconsin. that state's all-important primary is days away, and he's behind. abc news reporter cecilia vega has more. >> reporter: this is the face of an embattled front-runner, donald trump with that smile and wave, hoping to put a very bad week behind him.
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the controversy over his abortion comment engulfing his campaign. >> do you believe in punishment for abortion? yes or no, as a principle? >> the answer is that, there has to be some form of punishment. >> for the woman? >> yeah. there has to be some form. >> reporter: now trump is delivering a mea culpa like only trump can. >> excuse me if i misspoke but this was a long convoluted subject. we talked about catholicism and his religion. >> reporter: threatening to send trump's poll numbers among women even lower. three of four female voters have an unfavorable opinion of him, and republican women, that number up 25 points in a matter of months. in a new radio ad begging voters of wisconsin to give him a chance. >> i just wanted to talk to the people of wisconsin, because there's so much misinformation that's being put out there about me. >> reporter: trump's opponents loving the chaos. >> there's no doubt that donald trump is the kim kardashian
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presidential candidate. he sits on twitter and makes a lot of noise, but he has no solutions to fixing the problem. >> reporter: and trump has another big problem on his hands -- polls show he is one of the least popular presidential candidates in modern history. 67% of voters view him unfavorably. only former kkk grand wizard david duke fared worse. the billionaire businessman hoping wisconsin let's him turn the page. >> because if we win wisconsin, it's like going to be over. pretty much over. >> reporter: cecilia vega, abc news, new york. republican presidential candidate ted cruz will speak at the california republican convention in burlingame later this month. cruz set up a strong support team in the state. he started organizing volunteers last summer. donald trump and john kasich have also been asked to speak at the convention. 172 republican delegates are up for grabs during the state's primary on june 7th.
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on thevd-eqqsj forth between bernie sanders and hillary clinton over campaign contributions in the oil and gas industry reach add new high. >> i am so sick of the sanders campaign lying about me. i'm sick of it. >> clinton made that comment after an activist asked her if she would stop taking money from the fossil fuel industry. speaking to a packed house in eastern wisconsin, sanders twice said that clinton owed his campaign an apology. a program launched here in the bay area to help kids with autism to soon expand nationwide. it's called jumping for joy and it's a special bond between kids and dogs to help develop life skills. abc7 news anchor dan ashley has the story. >> come on, charlotte. there she goes. >> reporter: when we first visited the jumping for joy program at the marin humane society we met students like zach monty. he was a spirited 17-year-old learning the art of communication, both as a person with autism and a budding dog trainer.
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>> i told her to sit, and gave her cool treats. >> reporter: the program pairs kids living with autism with dogs. they're given the goal of guiding the dogs through an agility course while building communication and mutual trust. it was all the brainchild of rachel blackman, who launched the program as a teenage volunteer, then watched it take off. >> lots of kids were interested in doing it and the kids that did it wanted to come back. i kind of knew, hey, we can make this bigger. >> reporter: several groups approached the humane society about jumping for joy so rachel and an education coordinator began putting together a curriculum and how-to course how to set the course up. >> the biggest challenge making sure you have the volunteers and dogs you want to work with. >> reporter: the team got an initial boost from a $10,000 grant from the mental intel foundation and were able to present jumping for joy at a conference in south carolina. >> and that has sparked a ton of
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interest across the u.s. which is really exciting. >> reporter: now they're hoping to take jumping for joy nationwide. potentially giving thousands of kids, like zach, the chance to break through the barriers of autism through a special bond they build themselves. >> one, two, three! >> all: jumping for joy! [ cheers and applause ] >> that was abc7 news anchor dan ashley reporting. and as proof that big things can start small, rachel blackman actually started jumping for joy as a merit project when she was in the girl scouts. kicking off a big weekend at fisherman's wharf, ahead on the abc7 morning news. we'll take you to a party in san francisco celebrating the long delayed start of crab season. but first, the time right now is 6:38. here's a live look outside from our abc7 roof camera.
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well you've come to the right place. great, mind if i have another taste? not at all mmm you're all right bud? never better i don't know if he likes that. yeah part of the complete breakfast the city of philadelphia will officially apologize for the way it treated pioneering baseball great jackie robinson. the city council passed a resolution this week honoring the first black baseball player's achievements and to apologize for the racism he faced when visiting the city of brotherly love in 1947. robinson was taunting by then
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phillie's manager ben chapman and refused service at a local hotel. the apology will be presented to robinson's widow, rachel. weatherwise, waking up to cool temperatures across the bay area. >> cloudy as well in the sierra nevada, and 20 at the truckee airport and high today in the low 60s. snow pack shrinking. more like 60-degree temperatures for the week ahead and more warmth headed our way. details coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, the warriors haven't lost at home since january of last year. that streak of 54 ended last night. so what does this mean in the chase for history, and the best record ever?
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good morning, everyone. a live look outside from our east bay hills camera as the sun gets ready to rise on this saturday morning. time is 6:44. lisa returns in a little bit with the full accuweather forecast. at long last the bay area's crab season is under way 4 1/2 months late. a costly delay for months because of toxic algae that made the crab unsafe to eat. as abc news reporter explains, especially toxic for a fragile part of the economy. >> how is it? >> delicious. >> reporter: joe and his crew just unloaded these crab now and are enjoying the moment. >> look how full that is. cracked that shell off. it's plugged. that's really good, thick meat there. >> reporter: it's the juicy rye
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reward to months of waiting. >> good afternoon, everyone! i smell like a crab and i'm proud of it! >> reporter: mayor ed lee couldn't be more relieved what's left of san francisco's crab season is finally under way. >> a little bit like thanksgiving in april. that's no april fool. we've got our day finally. >> reporter: for 4 1/2 months the crab fishery was closed. unusually warm oceans may have led to the bloom of toxic algae, the likes of which hasn't been seen in decades. now officials assure the public. >> with 100% confidence this fresh dungeness crab is safe to eat. >> reporter: a worthwhile precaution for crab lovers nearly broke the local crab industry. 4 1/2 months is most of the season, and that's when these folks make most of their money. >> let's not mince words. this has been a disaster. >> reporter: no one knows that better than joe. >> really sucked. i had to move out of my house here just about a month ago, and now am living off the boat. holefully be able to get it back. >> reporter: he wasn't alone.
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>> people calling day and night asking for money. i have to save my house, please, i need grocery for my kids. >> losing boats, houses, families. guys trying to make ends meet and can't bring in the money. wives leave them. they lose their kids and then they're out on the streets, and that ain't no fun. >> reporter: california federal lawmakers are seeking relief money but also money for research. they want to know why the algae invaded and whether it could happen again. >> i'd like to think it's a one-time thing but it's very smart to start getting ahead of these changing ocean conditions with better research. >> reporter: in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. 6:47 the time. lisa, seems the cloud are out in fulls for? >> absolutely right. filled in across the bay and looking at a great start everywhere. here's a look at live doppler 7 hd, low clouds and fog pushed into the inland east bay and looking at really basically the entire bay area with a gray start. unless you're from high up above, you'll notice the nice
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view. show you in a minute. san jose, mid-50 temperatures. morgan hill, 49. half moon bay and mountain view at 53 this morning and take you high above the marine layer for mount tam, temperatures are just about the same. upper 40s to low 50s. 49 in napa, 50 in santa rosa and novato and concord. 59, livermore. clouds into the valleys and even by the delta, 4 degrees. exploretorium camera looks like a summertime pattern and kind of feels like it as well as the low clouds and fog retreat to the coast. breezy winds and mild around the bay. a couple degrees warmer inland. seeing more 70s. low to mid-70s. look what happens. high pressure builds in. a wind shift and possible records arrive on wednesday. maybe even tuesday as well. so the waves will be up right now six to seven feet from the sonoma county coast down to monterey and there's a risk of rip currents and sneaker waves today. so as you head towards the
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coast, notice the breezier winds and some of the clouds, but we will be looking at pretty nice day again tomorrow. except for high clouds. a weak weather system arrives, looking for mid-50s, half moon bay. notice 60s around the bay and 70s. those yellows even oranges out in the inland east bay. so the discernible pattern will really arrive, same pattern, i should say, tomorrow and into monday. here's where the warm heads our way. a wind shift. temperatures around 70 around the bay. richmond, oakland, getting there in heywood. look what happens on tuesday. the winds really will be dominant from the north, and that will allow for 80s. even perhaps 90 in some neighborhoods. along the coast flirting with 70. shutting down thursday an abrupt cool down. look for 70 in sunnyvale at the coast, mid-60s santa cruz and peninsula numbers ranging from
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the upper 50s. pacifica and half moon bay. a cool afternoon for you. 67 in red wood city. franc san francisco 61. partly sunny skies. north bay, should be nice. mid to upper 60s in petaluma. each bay, last of the bay bridge series today. so mid-60s for you in berkeley, and oakland, but 69 in fremont. low 70s arrive for concord today. 75 in antioch. a bit of a warm-up inland and the accuweather seven-day forecast, high clouds tomorrow and noticing the warm-up on monday. north winds really getting going on tuesday, and by wednesday, we'll see records. looking at cooling temperatures on thursday, and then by friday, could even see rain around here. that would be interesting and welcome. >> yeah. hope for that. lisa, thank you. turning to sports now. for the first time e in 14 months, the warriors lost a game at oracle arena. chances of breaking the nba
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all-time wins record is tougher now as they need to win five of their lax six games of the season. here's abc7 news sport director larry beil with highlights in this morning's sports report. >> reporter: good morning, everybody. the road to 73 wins just got a whole lot tougher. the warriors were perfect at home this season until last night. celtics upset the dubs putting the run to history in serious jeopardy. steve kerr, western conference coach of the month, alongside luke walton, back in november, turned it over 13 times in the first half. seven by himself. boston's d was very good, but the warriors, sloppy. turner for 3. 8-0 celtics run. third quarter, steph heating up. nice pass from clay on the run. warriors up by four but turnovers plagued the warriors. 22 in the game. draymond green, bad pass. isaiah thomas, in on the front court went for 22. celts up by a deuce in the third. steph, why not from -- neptune! splash.
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he had 21 in the third. finished with 29, also nine turnovers. fourth quarter we go. celtics up 7. marcus smart, ready to beat the clock. boston's up 10. 1:30 left. cs by 4. steph to the hoop. warriors within two after a steal, celtics get the ball back and nearly turn it over. steph almost got a piece. with eight seconds left warriors need a three. curry gets the ball, gets a terrific look and he -- misses! harrison barnes, desperation heave. no. warriors, per effect 36-0 record at home, dubbed 68-8 have to win five of the final six to break the all-time record. >> to compete night in, night out when you're worn out, takes a lot out of you. especially when every other game is the other team's biggest game. people are coming after us.
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so i told the guys how proud i am of them for putting together an amazing streak, and we got beat. boston outplayed us, deserved to win, and so we'll start over on sunday. >> against portland. game two of the bay bridge series. a little spark, proving the five-second rule is alive and well. dropped that corn dog and went right back after it. buster posey, three hits in the series opener. another here. double down the left field line and giants off quickly to a 2-0 lead. top second, matt duffy -- flashing the leather. diving stab and the throw to retire josh. top of the third, two down and jake peavy, strikes him out. very strong. five scoreless, and giants win 3-0. the bay bridge series wraps up today in oakland. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. next, how you can celebrate the annual festival of colors in
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today. the annual indian spring event the largest of its kind in the bay area with traditional singing, dancing and tossing of more than 5,000 pounds of colored powder. the event runs from 11:00 to 3:00 today. the two-day celebration continues tomorrow. lisa, hopefully sun for those headed out today. >> definitely. take some time. mid-morning for some, afternoon the rest. partly cloud any san francisco. a few more 70s today for concord, san jose and livermore. 66 in vallejo and the accuweather forecast featuring more clouds tomorrow. offshore winds warm us through the middle of the week and an abrupt cool down thursday. maybe showers friday. >> thanks, lisa. and thanks to you for joining us on the abc7 morning news. i'm chris nguyen along side lisa argen. news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and all of your abc7 news apps. "gma" is next.
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