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good morning and thanks so much for joining us. let's start with a first look at the forecast. lisa is tracking the latest with live doppler 7. >> it is clear outside. nothing to pick up here but we're looking at not only a lot of sunshine, a wind shift. and that's going to allow for the winds to warm us up. north/northeast winds, high pressure building into the west coast. it's clear, looks a little hazy with 60 in mountain view. those winds already working on our cool morning temperatures. 45 in morgan hill, 54 half moon bay in san francisco and from our tower camera, nothing but sun today, some of the north bay communities will be the warmest around the bay today. perhaps santa rosa in the low
80s, 30 degrees warmer. liver more already at 60 degrees. chris? >> lisa. thank you. developing news from newark where a busy boulevard at closed at cedar because of a hazmat incident. a gas tanker hit a fire hydrant at around 4:00 this morning. the accident sheered off the hydrant and the gas tanker's supply valve. gas from the tanker has been leaking onto the street. because it's so windy out there this morning, a hazmat team has been called out. surrounding streets are closed as crews work to clean up the spill. we are told that some of the gas has leaked into nearby storm drains. the closures will be in effect for the next two hours. this morning a salvage crew will work to tow a car that plummeted 100 feet off a cliff last night. it happened just before 10:00 p.m. the car went over the hill of grizzly peek near south park
drive south of tildone regional pa park. witnesses say they heard a loud screech and watched the car go off the clip. it cartwheeled down the hillside. >> i was like, whoa, that car is going to roll off the hill and then it rolled off the hill. >> authorities aren't sure where the driver went off the accident or if that person was injured in the wreck. for the second night in a row a police chase ended with an accident. it started yesterday along highway 13 in oakland before 8:00 p.m. chp officers say they tried to pull over a red mercedes sedan for missing license plates from the driver took off. a helicopter followed the car all the way to pittsburgh where police in that city used spike strips to disable the car. the driver ran and
unsuccessfully tried carjacking another car near highway 4. the suspect was arrested by police. democratic front-runner hillary clinton spent last night at a high priced fundraiser with a high profile guest. but the event also attracted protestors. >> reporter: here's a brief grips of george clooney leaving this fundraiser. the event held at venture capital list knob hill home attracted dozens of demonstrators. they were mostly bernie sanders supporters. the vermont senator had called this fundraiser others like it obscene because of the amount of money ponied up by attendees. >> $353,000 is what they're charging to have a seat at the table with hillary clinton as part of this fundraiser. you can't buy a home in san francisco for that amount.
it's incredible. >> reporter: sanders is pushing for a strong showing in california. his campaign just released this ad here. >> let's transform america. >> reporter: sanders touched down in rome for a conference at the vatican and urged people to reject what they call immoral economy. before flying here, clinton celebrated a small victory, playing dominos at a senior center in harlem. clinton will head to los angeles next for another event with george clooney, a fundraiser at his studio city home. abc7 news. hillary clinton and bernie sanders will join abc's george stephanopoulos tomorrow morning for "this week" for a round of tough questions before the new york primary on tuesday. "this week" airs sunday at 8:00 a.m. right here on abc7. it's a question most drivers have after they've dropped their car off at the shop. who's going to drive it and where. a local man says his dash cam
captured a joy ride while his luxury car was in for repairs. at this wheel apparently an auto mechanic. this video is raising a lot of questions. we have the story from the audi dealership in palo alto. the owner of the car, brian thornton says the man behind the wheel is an employee. thornton is accusing the employee of joy riding and speeding. mark noble is a customer at audi palo alto and says he would be very irritated if it were his car. >> spend a lot of money on these cars and the last thing i would expect is somebody taking it out for a joy ride. >> dennis roth had already seen the video. he works on his own audi. >> the question is how the background checks were on their employees. >> reporter: owner pamela pike is skeptical. >> that could have happened but honestly most of the mechanics are pretty well certified and i
think the guy might have made up a little bit of a story. >> reporter: palo alto says in part, we immediately began an investigation. we are working with the customer involved and have thanked them for bringing this mere atter to attention. mark noble is taking his car in next week. i asked him if it has changed his mind. >> probably not but i'll ask about it. breaking news from pittsburgh where firefighters have brought a large gas fueled fire under control. this started at 5:00 a.m. near snowflake way. contra costa firefighters say a broken gas meter at one of the homes kept the fire burning in that home. the flames quickly spread to a neighboring home. it took about an hour for firefighters to bring the fires in both homes under control. seven people have been displaced. the cause is still under investigation. deputies in ma rin evacuated
a campground at dylan beach last night after a fire started in the dunes near. it fires burned about five acres. deputies blocked several roads so firefighters could do their jobs. campers were taken to the beach as a precaution. investigators say the cause is suspicious. witnesses saw people running from the scene. thankfully no one was hurt. the red cross has put up dozens of people in the south bay after an apartment fire there. this is over the twin pines apartment in sunny veil. more than 30 people were evacuated. some had to climb down ladders to get out. firefighters were able to save several pets. sunny veil tweeted this picture. police are looking for two suspects who violently attacked a store clerk. [ shouting ] on march 8, police said two men
ran into sunny's quick stop. the ran in the red bandana assaulted the clerk, then demanded money. after a heated exchange, the man shot the clerk. police say that the clerk should survive. after a big week, the warriors' title run officially kicks off this afternoon on abc7. the preshow starts at noon. abc7 news reporter alyssa harrington is live at oracle arena and has a preview of what promises to be a very big day. good morning. >> reporter: so excite, especially since the ws did so well this season. there's a t-shirt draped over every single seat. that's more than 19,000 shirts and that's for people lucky enough to have a ticket to today's game. they say strength in numbers which as we know is the team's slogan. the game starts at 12:30 against the houston rockets for game one of the post season. as we all know, the warriors have had tremendous success here
inside oracle arena. a couple days ago they beat the bulls' record for the most wins during a regular season. a lot of people thought that record could not be broken but the warriors did it again. steph curry also hit his 400th three-pointer. fans went crazy and warriors' playoff frenzy is now only beginning. we've seen people decked out in team colors, warriors' flags hanging off of cars. fans hope that the team can do it again and take home another championship. i want to come back live here into oracle arena. you can see the large scoreboard has been dropped down. they're making sure that everything is working properly. we've seen crews washing the back boards, washing the court, making sure everything is perfect for today's game. fans are extremely excited. oracle arena is holding a tailgater on the south side of the stadium. you can go there and take part in all the fun here in oakland.
abc7 news. >> thank you. if you can't be at the arena for this afternoon's game, you can watch it right here only on abc7 news. again, our coverage begins at noon. after the game one showdown, stay tuned for after the game here on abc7. larry beale and mike shuman will be joined by warriors ambassador donald foil for complete coverage and analysis. 8:10 is the time and, lisa, you're tracking sun. >> it's so exciting, isn't it, the weather, the warriors. we are looking at a lot of sunshine. the golden gate bridge 57 degrees. temperatures already in the 60s in parts of the bay. the winds are shifting. upper elevation gusting winds. we'll talk about the warmest day of the week tomorrow coming up. also ahead, stepping in to help find a missing child. hear from everyone who made this emotional reunion possible. first a scary scene at
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animal dashed off campus before they managed to tranquilize it. they released this picture of the mountain lion back in the wild again. a concord family had a huge scare when an 11-year-old autistic boy disappeared from school. with help from family and friends, there was a happy reunion. >> reporter: an enormous hug for little zachary jordan smith. san francisco police released this photo of a happy ending to a frantic search across the bay. a family reunion made possible by a vigilant woman. >> i said, lord, give me favor right now, clear the freeway so i can get this kid. so when the freeway cleared up, i ran across and i grabbed him. >> reporter: alice carothers spotted him in san francisco trying to cross i-280. zachary traveled all the way from concord, more than 30 miles away. the mood was somber earlier in the afternoon when his parents and police joined volunteers to
search for him after he sneaked out of school in concord. >> i can't imagine if kelly was missing. >> reporter: as the search was about to begin, this call came over the radio. >> stand by. we're on the phone with san francisco pd advising that they found him. >> reporter: mom got to talk is to him on the phone. >> i'm glad you're safe, baby. i'm glad you're safe, okay? >> reporter: it was all thanks to alice. >> i said are you lost? he said i'm lost. i said where do you live. he mentioned a street i never heard of. he said concord. i said how did you get here. he said bus. i said so you're missing. i said i'm going to get you safe and i promise i'll get you to your parents. >> reporter: sergeant lisa springer answered the phone and it just so happens she knew the boy. her own son went to preschool with him. >> the stars aligned today.
so happy. >> that was dan ashley reporting. the once missing boy and his family are now back in the east bay together thanks to their efforts. school officials are now trying to figure out how zachary managed to slip out of school without beak noticed. the chia pet is going back to its roots. tomorrow the mexican museum is having an exhibit on the spouting seed that became popular in the 1980s. the idea of putting chia seeds in pots goes back more than 100 years in mexico. the aztecs and mayans considered them a super food. >> they were actually included in religious ceremonies so they were seen as having spiritual qualities. >> tomorrow's event will take place from 1 to 3 in the afternoon. visitors will get a chance to learn about the history of chia and make their own chia pets. the mexican museum is located in san francisco's fort mess sa. texting will not be coming
to an amc theatre near you. the company dropped the idea after people almost threw popcorn at the screen when they heard the proposal. thursday the company's ceo told variety magazine he was contemplating changing the rules. a former san francisco landmark, play land at the beach, is the inspiration behind a street festival taking place today on balboa street today. the free art and music festival will be held from 2 to 6:00 p.m. 1,000 people are expected to partake in today's event in celebration of the outer richmond neighborhood. there will also be a screening of the documentary, remembering play land, remembering the beach park, until it closed in 1972. >> if you're partaking in that party, 70s in san francisco. at the beach you'll reach about 70 before that sea breeze kicks
in. we're looking at a warmer day by as much as 10 degrees in the city. the sun was up at 6:32, sets at 7:47. over 13 hours of daylight. spectacular day today, getting on the warm side tomorrow. you can see a huge dome of high pressure is carving out a niche to the east of us and high pressure sticking around into next week. we will look for a couple of areas of low pressure not only to cool us off but perhaps give us a couple opportunities for maybe a sprinkle, maybe a shower by the end of the week. it's all kind of still sketchy in our forecast models. this won't last, just with us for the weekend. emoryville, tons of sun. if you want to enjoy the weather, a beautiful day today. 47 morgan hills, 57 half moon bay. san francisco coming up a few degrees and for most of you the wind is flat. yesterday it was quite gusty out
of the northwest and today it's calm right now but out of the north/northeast later on, aiding in our warmup. it's gusty in the upper elevations. 25 to 35 mile per hour wind gusts, 55 in napa. it was 44 this morning in napa. check out the outlying areas. anywhere from six to 15 degrees warmer this morning in liver moore, napa and look at the warmup on the peninsula, six to nine degrees warmer for you and you'll be near 80 degrees today south of the airport around palo alto. san mateo in the 70s, a little warm for this time of year. sunny and warmer with a sea breeze today. sunny and warmest tomorrow and then gradual cooling into next week really by tuesday because monday is still looking warm. by 10:00 some 70s popping up from clover dale to napa. 63 in liver more.
by the afternoon upper 70s, a few low 80s. san francisco comfortable in the 60s and then by the evening we've got a very nice evening on tap for sunny vale at 68. tomorrow well into the 80s san jose. oranges on monday so the cooldown not in terms of the southerly surge. 80 in fresno, 70 in monterey. winds are dialing back in southern california. san jose 81 degrees. morgan hill 75 and 79 in santa cruz. low 80s inland, low 80s around the bay tomorrow, 70s the coast. a little bit of a wind shift on monday but the fog comes back to cool us off on tuesday. a weak weather system may be
these lumps. >> reporter: janet brennan's pillow top mattress was barely three months old when it started to happen. >> i don't want to feel like the princess and the pae syndrome. >> reporter: as the story goes, the princess couldn't sleep because she could feel a tiny pea under her mattress. janet feels a sea of lumps under hers. >> we feel mountains and mole hip hills. you're not comfortable. >> reporter: the couple bought a bed from pottery barn. >> we have to adjust who gets the worst lump and the less worst lump. my husband is generous and taking the worst lumps. >> reporter: they say sleep is difficult. >> his hips are sore, a crick in your back. >> reporter: pottery barn offered to replace it with a third mattress, but there was a catch.
>> you have to promise sight unseen that you will keep this mattress under no certain terms, that this will be the end of our correspondence. >> reporter: janet didn't want to risk it so she contacted me. >> it's almost like sending -- you're on double secret probation, i'm calling channel 7 on your side but it truly does work. >> reporter: we contacted pottery barn. it agreed to refund the $2,000 they paid for the bed, telling us customer service is a priority for us at pottery barn and we take this matters very seriously. we pride ourselves on our quality and will be looking into the matter to assure we continue to uphold high standards. now, janet feels a little more like a princess without the pea. >> i can close that chapter on my life and then i have a lot of nights of sweet slumber ahead of me. >> reporter: the mattress was a weston heavenly made by simmons which declined to comment for this story. janet says she and her husband
are now looking forward to sleeping peacefully and lump free. people in four bay cities have some of the greenest commutes in the entire nation according to the pew research center. they take transit more often instead of driving. daily city, oakland, berkeley and san francisco made the top 50 on the list. the city with the greenest commute in the u.s.? new york city where more than 60% of people take transit to work. workers are putting the finishing touches on a new hospital in one of the most densely populated neighborhoods in san francisco. we're in china town where the ceo of the new hospital gave us a tour of the facility. it's a big upgrade from the old hospital. patients will have their own room, a new mri machine and a meditation room. there are a lot of pictures from the original 1925 hospital to remind people why the hospital
is needed. >> a lot of the chinese could not go into the mainstream hospitals. they had to create their own hospital in order to get care. we're trying to make it better so they get the care that they need. >> each patient room will have electronic boards in english and chinese. they'll tell patients who their nurses are, what medications they need to take and include a rundown of their meals. the hospital opens in june. much more ahead on the abc7 morning news. a second earthquake rocks japan. search crews are looking for survivors. plus a historic move for women in the
thanks so much for starting your day with us. i'm chris win. lisa is tracking the weather can't where you live. >> the winds have really settled down. it's nice at the beach in santa cruz. temperatures climbing through the 40s to near 50 right now. it was gusty yesterday but that's over. we're on our way to a warming trend, already 60 in mountain view. low 50s in oakland. 54 in san jose, morgan hill. 49 in half moon bay. emeryville temperatures in the 50s here, livermore has been 10 to 11 degrees warmer than yesterday and that's due to the winds calming down and then a wind shift. the upper elevations, the winds are a little but gusty but we'll continue to see the numbers climb through the 60s by 10:00. then by later on today, check
out the upper 70s, the low 80s. we're not done yet. the warming trend continues for a few more days. i'll show it to you coming up. chris? >> lisa, thank you. happening now, pope francis is making a short visit to the greek island of less bows where the heart of europe's refugee crises is being felt. he was greeted by the leader of the greek orthodox church and the prime minister. the holy family was scheduled to visit refugees locked in a detention center during his visit. the vatican says he will bring back 12 syrian refugees, including six children, two italy. the pope has been a vocal advocate on bringing attention and sympathy to migrants. bernie sanders traveled to the vatican to attend a conference on climate change. the pope spent about five minutes with the pope. >> he was on his way to greece.
he was apologetic that he couldn't get to the conference yesterday where we were supposed to meet. he was on his way to greece and we just spent a few minutes together. >> sanders says he's in line with the pope's work to speak on behalf of the poor and to highlight growing global wealth inequality. the death toll in a second earthquake to rock japan within two days is up to at least 19. rescue crews are still searching for any survivors in the rubble. our abc news reporter has the latest. >> reporter: before residents could recover, it happened again. japan rocked by another earthquake saturday morning, the quake devastating the region, land slides swallowing roads and buildings. look at how this highway crumbled. this ground beneath this historic castle collapsed, this bridge snapped in half and transportation at a stand still, the airport damaged and trains derailed. this region first rocked by a 6.3 magnitude before saturday's
7.3 level quake. >> stay in a safe place until the tremor is felt. >> reporter: concrete was crushing cars and firefighters battled blazes at burning structures. >> 20% of all medium to large scale earthquakes on the earth take place in japan. that's because japan sits on the juncture of three earthquake faults. >> reporter: nearly 70,000 have fled their homes. emergency crews evacuating patients from this hospital, fearing it could collapse. a race against time for rescuers searching for hundreds reportedly trapped underneath the debris, tirelessly combing through leveled buildings, including this college dormitory with students stuck inside. a light of hope in the destruction, crews miraculously saving this baby girl buried beneath the rubble. take a look at this car that's hanging over a ledge in japan. the damage from the two
earthquakes caused part of this parking lot to crumble. the u.s. army has approved 22 women to combat positions. they will be allowed to serve as second lieutenants. 13 are approved to become officer and nine for the infantry. this comes after ash carter announced in december the military had to strike down gender barriers. to the growing outrage after a video was released showing two adults preparing to paddle a 5-year-old child in georgia where it's actually legal just as it is in 18 other states. steve 0 sun sammy with the video and the debate. >> you're going to get a spanking. >> reporter: what you're about to see in a public grade school is perfectly legal. the 5-year-old's mother gave her consent to school officials to paddle her son after they say the boy fought with her children and then spat on a teacher.
>> help me! >> reporter: for many parents who z seen it it's deeply disturbing and for many others says it's fine. the mother felt pressured after more than three weeks of unexcused absence. >> i wish i would have said take me to jail, i don't care. >> reporter: georgia is one of at least 19 states that allows corporal punishment in schools. an estimated 167,000 public school children are physically disciplined every year. authorities here in jasper county say they never threatened perez with jail. >> so you do spank him? >> yeah. but i mean they were shaking him around and holding him down. i mean, you don't do something like that to a 5-year-old baby. >> reporter: the school says because of privacy issues they can't discuss details of this case but tell us they're re-examining discipline issues underlining that corporal punishment is allowed here with
parental consent. time right now approaching 8:36 on this saturday morning. the warriors' title run officially begins in just a few hours. we return live to elissa harrington at oracle arena. there's a lot happening before tip-off. how's it going out there? >> reporter: i'm surrounded by a lot of t-shirts, about 19,000 of them, and just for pfun we wantd to look at the playoff shirts from the last five times that the warriors made it this far. this is from 2007, it says we believe. looks a lot different than what we're seeing today. this is 2013, we are the warriors. this is the post season shirt from 2014, loud proud warriors. last year, strength in numbers. it looks like we're keeping that slogan again this year. these are the shirts that people who have tickets to a post season game will get. people are hoping that the warriors will have that magic
yet again. they took them to championship last year. these just game one and even though the game does not start until 12:30 there's a lot happening here. the cheerleaders are out gating ready to practice their routines. the scoreboard says warriors/rockets. we've seen crews making sure that everything is perfect for today's game. if you are lucky enough to get a ticket, again you get one of these t-shirts. you also get some thunder sticks. you can make a lot of noise when the rockets are shooting their free throws. there's an oakland as game happening around the same time. officials are urging people to take bart or some other mode of transportation. if you don't have tickets to the game there will be a tailgater on the south side of the arena that happens at 9:00. >> thank you. if you can't be at oracle
welcome back. the co kjell la music and arts festival is drawing thousands to the dessecembe desert this week. they're hoping to see 225 bands. it runs next weekend and now the people who put it on want to put on the classic rock concert of the century and are looking to book the who, and pink floyd. all of them are hall of fame inductees. the concert would take place october 7 to the 9th incgyññ riverside county. bringing the legends together. i wonder how much the tickets would cost. >> plenty. are they $400 or $500? >> around there. >> just for the weekend. >> too much. we are looking at a quick warmup in some neighborhoods.
already 63 in half moon bay. it's been a cool morning but things are changing. we'll see as much as 10 degrees of warming right here today. 80s arrive in our inland valleys. your forecast is next. also ahead, should the warriors fear the beard? we'll hear from rockets star james harden and how he feels about playing the warriors in the firs
(inhales cigarette) the warrior's quest the win back-to-back championships is this afternoon. if you can't be there, watch it right here only an abc. coverage begins at noon. tip-off at 12:30. the giants are in los angeles for a three-game series against the dodgers. last night's pitching matchup was madison bumgarner against clayton kershaw. >> reporter: good morning. friday was jackie robinson day in the majors as a man who broke baseball's color barrier was remembered. he played for the brooklyn dodgers, a team which later moved to los angeles. to honor robinson, all players wore number 42.
hernandez had himself a game to remember against madison bumgarner. he ripped his first pitch deep to left center to give his name a 1-0 lead. kershaw had his problems as well. this pitch allowed bumgarner to tie the game. l.a. regained the lead in the third as hernandez connects again. he had a two-run double and a four-run fourth. dodgers win 7-3. before the as took on the royals, blue and henderson were honored. lorenzo cain with the rbi single. the as cut the lead in half as vogt hit his first home run of the year. he has this fan's vote. the royals got a big insurance run in the 9th. kansas city wins 4-2.
oakland has now lost four straight. after winning a record 73 games this season, some are wondering if the warriors can go unbeaten in the playoffs. we'll start to find out this afternoon when they host the rockets in game one. the warriors worked out yesterday at their brak facility. public perception has changed when they won their first nba title in 40 years. now they're the odds on favorite to win it all. >> last year even though we won 67 games, people wondered if we could get it done. it's a different feel, a different dynamic, but still got to win 16 games. >> reporter: if the rockets have a chance of an upset, james harden will likely be the key. this year he joined lebron james, oscar robertson, and michael jordan as the only players to average 29 points, 7 assists, and 6 rebounds in a season. he says bring on the warriors. >> you got to face them anyway no matter whether it's first round or coverage final.
we got a great opportunity. a lot of people counted us out. >> reporter: following the contest, stay tuned for after the game on abc7. larry beale and former warriors center o'donnell foil will be in the studio while mike shuman will be at oracle for post-game interviews. that's sports for saturday morning. enjoy the game. lisa, we entered the weekend with a little bit of wind but you've brought out the shine. >> the winds have dialled back and that's helped in our warming trend. winds gusting from east bay to the south bay and the north bay and eventually working that warmth down to the surface for a quick warmup. already plenty of neighborhoods in the 60s and we're about 12 degrees warmer than we were yesterday in concord and by the delta. check out live doppler 7 hd. no clouds to speak of. it's all about a big ridge of
high pressure. the storm track well to the north and the winds shifting to a north/northeasterly component. off shore tomorrow will be the warmest day but the warmth lasts through next week. you can see the clear sky. 57 in san francisco. 63 in half moon bay. mountain view at 60. mid 50s in san jose, 49 morgan hill and oakland at 51 degrees. our east bay hills camera, you can see it's shaking, winds up to 30 miles per hour out of the northeast. that's certainly key in our warmup today. 51 in santa rosa. mid 50s in napa. the warmup has started already in the north bay and some of these neighborhoods will be the warmest in the entire bay area with 80s arriving. mid 50s by the delta, concord. the 24-hour temperature change from right now to yesterday
morning shows livermore really much, much warmer even along the coast at 63 degrees. everyone getting started with lots of sun and feeling pleasant out there. today should be a great day. tomorrow getting toasty. that sea breeze shuts off for your sunday afternoon, but today we have it so the numbers peaking in the 70s from san francisco, barely at half moon bay and then we'll get the cooldown throughout the afternoon. still warm on monday with a gradual cooling trend into tuesdays. low 70s arrive by 10:00 in napa. clover dale pleasant. in the mid 60s by the afternoon. upper 70s, low 80s possible today. a really nice afternoon, and then the evening hours back to the low 70s in anti-okay and napa. 67 in san jose. tomorrow it's the off shore flow
and much warmer, 83 redwood city. peninsula numbers common to be in and around the low 80s tomorrow. even on monday possibly. today in the south bay 81, morgan hill peninsula getting close, 78. redwood city, san francisco, 73. then the sea breeze kicks, in 81 in smoem ma. 79 in castro valley. oakland midday it's going to be nice, 74 there. warmer for outside a's game tomorrow. back to norm eal mid week. 80s by friday. >> thanks, lisa. the bay area's tech boom continues and the latest sign, vivo is opening a new office in the neighborhood. jonathan bloom took a tour and found out why they simply had to
be there. ♪ hello, it's me >> reporter: vivo is saying hello to san francisco. >> it's the world's largest music video platform. >> reporter: posting videos like adele's hit single that got more than 27 million views in one day. >> mobile phones, ipads, television, on any platform that is connected to the internet. ♪ i came in like a wrecking ball ♪ >> reporter: owned by the major record label, vivo publishes smash hits like this on youtube and through its own app. with apps bigger than ever, vivo has opened this brand new office in san francisco. >> we're going to double the size of our team over the next six to 12 months. >> reporter: the new office will be a tool for vivo to attract the tech industry's best talent and the specific location here on market street is no accident. >> we like to be neighbors to twitter, we like to be in the same building as uber and square. >> reporter: with sweeping views of the city and a room just for
ping-pong, they're making a statement. >> our am digs are clear. we would like to become one of the top shops for engineering product and design. >> reporter: recruiting firm robert taft says they're swimming in a smart pond. >> all those companies are within five minutes from here and looking for all this talent when there's not enough candidates for these open positions. >> reporter: the city's tech workers have come to expect the plush office and, yes, the paychecks. >> 38% higher compared to anywhere else in the united states for tech and creative. >> reporter: often companies have to win talent with culture and vivo has a leg up. >> one of the biggest perks we bring as a company in the music space is when there are concerts, we have access to those. >> reporter: an offer that could help them lure engineers away from their new neighbors. in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. it's not
goats will take center stage at the ferry building later today. the 8th annual goat festival will take place from 9 to 1. the event is called goat-cella. you'll get to meet goats and sample artisan cheese. temperatures will be in the 70s to a beautiful day in san francisco. the sea breeze keeping it nice in the upper 60s, half moon bay.
oakland, palo alto, low 80s. the accuweather 7-day forecast even warmer tomorrow. still 80s on monday. then we cool it back on tuesday. middle of the week more clouds, more seasonal and hoping for some rain to materialize next friday. there's a chance out there. >> lisa, thank you. and thanks to you for joining us on the abc7 saturday morning news. i'm chris win alongside lisa ar jin. the first round of the nba playoffs begins today only on abc7. then it's after the game at around 3:00. larry beale will be joined by o'donnell foil and mike shuman live at oracle with post-game reaction. the news continues online at twitter, facebook and all of your mobile devices with our abc news 7 app. we'll leave you with a live look inside oracle arena. make it a great day, everybody.
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