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>> it is sunday, may 1st. thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen in for carolyn tyler. we have a warm day on tap here in the bay area. let's send it over to meteorologist lisa argen for a live look at doppler hd. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. the winds are very, very light and where we have it most of it is light offshore. that will aid in the quick warmup today. warmer than yesterday. check out the numbers right now. we are in the upper 60s in mountain view, 66 san jose. oakland 67. upper 50s in half moon bay and morgan hill. we are looking at a return to a breeze later on today, but no stratus, no fog. it will stay clear and warm for most of the day. 72 by the delta. 66 santa rosa, 67 napa. novato 64.
68 in concord and 63 livermore. today the sea breeze for southerly winds kicks in here. instead of the mid-and upper 70s works he will see low 70s. but still look at the low to mid-80s around the bay and inland today. chris. >> lisa, thanks. the western conference semifinals between the golden state warriors and the portland trail blazers begins today right here on abc7. fans are getting ready for another great series. tiffany wilson is live at oracle arena with more. tiffany, good morning. in. >> good morning, chris. it's a huge day at oracle arena. you see the practice balls are already lined up behind me and the teams are ready to go. as you mentioned, the warriors taking on the portland trail blazers. the trail blazers saying they are entering as the underdogs and they have nothing to use. the warriors have to rely on their bench with steph curry out with the sprained knee. at this point the earliest we expect to see curry on the court is mayedth, but he's hoping to make it back sooner.
you can expect big things out of the others. just carry the team, continue the momentum we saw in round 1. however, green says this series is going to be an even tougher test for the team. >> everything gets harder. as the rounds go on, it gets tougher and tougher. you have to be more locked into the defense. and as i said, possessions are more and more important as the rounds go on. so it's the same mentality, but you also have to know you have to get sharper and sharper with each round. >> excitement here at oracle arena. if you come back here live you can see that the entire arena set up with strength in numbers. t-shirts right here. every single fan is going to get one of these to wear. and that's not where the swag stops, oh, no. people sitting behind the basketball hoop, they will get threes to wave around to try to distract the trail blazers. and then the very first 3,000
cars to pull into the parking lot will get these flags to wave. and that's just one of the reasons that you want to get here early. the other is that today is a duel event. the oakland athletics are also hosting a game that starts at 1:35. it will be packed. they are encouraging everyone to take public transportation to avoid the traffic. if you are still thinking about scoring a last-minute ticket, you are in luck. i just checked warriors.com and you can get a ticket. it's going to cost you several hundred dollars. however, if you are a warriors fan, then the option of seeing them win a game one of the second round of the playoffs, that is priceless. so check it out. you might be able to make it here to see the game live. here we are at oracle arena. i want you to take one more pan around. you can see everybody is starting to get out. here we have some of the cheerleaders and the dance squad coming out. media is setting up.
but the big show starts at 12:30 with tip-off as the warriors take on the trail blazers, game one of the second round of the playoffs. live in oracle arena, tiffany wilson, abc7 news. the fans getting ready to roar. tiffany, thank you. if you want go to the game, you can watch it here on abc7. tip-off at 12:30 p.m.. join sports director larry beil and mike shumann for "after the game." larry will be joined by warriors ambassador say adonal foyle in the studio. we want to see your photos. use the #dubs on seven so we can feature them on air and on line. we have breaking news out of washington, d.c. where a csx freight train has derailed. the derailment sent ten cars off the tracks, spilling hazardous material. of the train was traveling from maryland to north carolina. one derailed car is leaking sodium hydroxide which is used
to produce various household products, including paper, soaps and detergents. crews have contained the leak and no injuries reported. the cause of the derailment is under investigation. back in the bay area. carly fiorina spoke at the state republican convention last night. >> ladies and gentlemen, carly fiorina! >> the former presidential candidate, and now running mate to ted cruz, made it clear. she and cruz are ready to fight. >> we don't have a nominee until that nominee has 1,237 votes. donald trump doesn't have it. donald trump is not going to get it. >> in day two of the california gop convention, fiorina focused on helping small businesses and shifting power away from government. -- or from washington. >> our government has gotten bigger, more powerful, more corrupt, more incompetent.
it is time we must take our country back! >> senator cruz also brought excitement to the convention floor. he was the lunchtime keynote speaker. there he reiterated california's role in the race. >> california is likely to decide the entire republican nomination. california is critical. >> delegates, meantime, insist they are simply here to listen and learn about the candidates and hearing all these speeches have helped. >> i have respect for what she's accomplished. she's a very accomplished woman. >> i lean toward trump, but cruz is a very smart man. i would love to see a trump-cruz ticket. >> californians cast their votes june 7th. in burlingame, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> yesterday was much calmer outside the gop convention compared to friday. that's when hundreds showed up to rally against donald trump. you can see from sky 7hd, the republican presidential candidate was forced to detour
his motorcade and hike across the ramp to highway 101 to get into the convention. trump tweeted yesterday saying the protesters in california were thugs and criminals. many are professionals and they should be dealt with strongly by law enforcement. ohio governor and republican presidential candidate john kasich hosted a town hall yesterday at the tech museum of innovation in san jose. he were wants to keep things fresh, and based on opportunity. >> now i'm running for president with the same ideas, the same initiatives, to give people a chance to rise, and most particularly to begin fixing this economy because it is just really terrible. >> kasich said american's healthcare system needs to be more transparent to the people and we need to tackle the drug problem plaguing our nation. >> senator bernie sanders opened an office in oakland's rockridge neighborhood yesterday. this is his second in the state.
his campaign owned their first office in l.a. earlier this month. former secretary of state hillary clinton opened her campaign headquarters in downtown oakland thursday. it's located at 14th and franklin, and she's schedule today campaign from there on friday. the democratic presidential candidate will first had make a stop in los angeles on thursday. of the presidential primary take place on june 7th the. we are less than 60 days away from the california primary. for the latest of each of the trail, as well as their visits to california, be sure to down loud our abc7 news app and enable push alerts. happening today the memorial to mark the first anniversary of a mother and her young daughter in livermore who were killed by an alleged drunk driver. last year an may 2nd 36-year-old brian jones left the wine festival when he killed the woman and her 14-month-old daughter. the community will come together to honor them and two other boys
injured in the crash on marietta boulevard. >> happening today hundreds of s people will descend on fruitvale plaza to march for international workers day, also known as may day. community members and organizations from across the bay area will be rallying to build support for economic and social justice. this is video from last year's event. labor movements used the day to recognize workers right. it is at noon followed by the march at the 1:00. sometime now is 9:10. hopefully a break from the wind, lisa? >> yeah, but with that we will warm up quick. san francisco 64 degrees. we've had a light east-northeast wind. you can see the flags blowing there. we will be lucky if we go past 10, 15 miles an hour in the city and at the coast. we will talk about the warmth, the cool down, maybe showers next. >> lisa, thanks. also ahead, out of the water. after an 11th hour division, 200 bay area students are now look for a knew you place to
starting fall 2017. she was spotted at stanford a couple weeks ago when she came to the guy area for fundraisers. she will graduate high school in june and take one year off before starting classes at harvard. today was supposed to be the start of the new swim season for more than 1200 kids. now they may be left high and dry after a san ramon golf course abruptly closed their swimming pool. the swim club said they have nowhere to go. the story that you will see only on abc7 news. >> the waters of the san ramon golf course pool are still. this weekend dozens of kids would be gearing up for the first day of their swim club season. >> first practice day is a very exciting day for us. we are all meeting together and getting our swimsuits. >> but signs have been posted and this letter from the property manager warns the pool is closed because it's no longer financially viable. the co-president of the aqua bear swim club said the carpet has been pulled out from under them.
>> my friend thought someone had just died, and i said i think the aqua bears might have just died. >> sarah said she got word from the property the manager at 4:30 friday afternoon. parents are especially frustrated because they had been reassured after a new owner that took over in january said they could use the pool this season. >> they had plenty of opportunity to tell us they would shut the pool down which would give us an opportunity to find another location. at this point all the pools are filled up. >> the kids are shocked. >> this team is what brought all my friends here together, and it's like part of me, and when i it gets taken away, a bunch. -- a bunch of myself gets taken away too. >> many of these kids have known each other for years. the swimmers range from 8 to 18 years old. even their current coach was a former team swimmer. he and his six assistants may be out of the job. >> let's talk and work it out. we need the pool open for three more months. >> she's hoping for a quick solution >> the president of the aqua bears tells me she's still holding out hope. she's going to be happening a
-- having a meeting with the golf club management team on monday. she's hoping they can work something out. in san ramon, abc7 news. >> controversy this morning over a new gene editing tool and how it to threaten your safety. >> the genie is out of the bottle. how long before someone uses this for something bad? >> that's a very hard question. be >> tonight at 11:00 the i-team investigates how the tool could be used to create biological weapons and what we need to do to fight back. >> happening today another day of sunday streets in san francisco. this is video from a previous event. there will be live music, dancing lessons, art installations and more. third street between 18th and yosemite and 22nd between third and indiana will be shut down for the event. today's sunday streets runs from 11:00 this morning until 4:00 p.m.
9:16, the time. it will be a warm day across the bay area. >> yeah, it will be nice in san francisco, in the mid-70s. less wind so it will feel warmer and the rest of the bay area, yeah, we are going to crank it up today because yesterday it felt like the islands with the breeze. the 60s at the coast replaced by 70s and about two to three degrees warmer in the inland valleys and the south bay and peninsula. you see the huge dome of high pressure over the bay area. we still have showers firing in the sierra nevada later on today, but at our beaches it will be very nice. this is santa cruz. you are going to get into a southerly flow late in the day, and usually with that you get the gusty winds and the fog. it will be breezy. you won't have the fog and i don't think the winds will be too gusty. it will wait until later on in the afternoon. so it will be cooler today here. you won't reach that 80 probably, but still mid-70s. and then we will see some of the low cloudiness fill in tonight.
there's not even any fog down along the central coast right now. it's very clear out there. 64 san francisco, 67 oakland, mountain view. san jose, morganville and half moon bay in the 60s. one of the unusual days the coast will warm up as well. 66 in santa rosa. look at the low 70s for you by the delta. this is the one spot we have a bit of a breeze. breezy winds in the upper elevations but we are all out of the north. not too soon to talk about fire danger around the bay today. very, very dry. 70 concord, 63 livermore. speaking of the winds, check it out. nothing at all. santa rosa, san jose. look at the direction from the east here. as we go through the afternoon it begins to shift a little from the south. yes, if you are in santa cruz, monterey, you will get the breeze. then montara, half moon bay, up through pacifica, this is at 11:00 tonight and still with the wind shift they aren't very
strong. tomorrow more typical onshore flow. clear and mild this morning, sunny and warmer today. cooler and chance of showers not only thursday but into the upcoming weekend. with the warmer day today we will be at about 70, 71 ocean beach. talked about the cooler day in santa cruz but warmer in half moon bay, 79 degrees. this is tomorrow. still 80s concord and livermore. another five degrees of cooling or so on the peninsula tuesday. 59 half moon bay. then look what happens into wednesday. so here's the fog today. this is the afternoon tomorrow. it's sunny. we will get into a few more clouds on tuesday. then we get more showers in the sierra nevada. we get a few weak systems signal visit us from the north and a cutoff low to the southwest. this all spells out the chance of showers wednesday, perhaps into thursday. likely in the northern and southern sierra and then into south earn california. so the rest of the week is looking cooler, cloudier.
from last night's $314 million powerball drawing. nobody picked all six numbers. a ticket purchased in san jose at the valero on saratoga avenue matched five of the six numbers. that ticket is worth more than $1.2 million. wednesday night's jackpot soars to $348 million. >> in portion, playoff fever will be spreading around the area today. it's the western conference semifinals and tip off at 12:30. if you are not going you can watch it here only on abc7. then at are a:00 p.m. the sharks battle the nashville preds in game two of their second-round series. the sharks won game one friday night. the puck drops at 5:00 p.m. luke walton will be along steve kerr this afternoon when the warriors battle the blazers. he talked to us since accepting the job with the lakers. here's the details on this
morning's sports report. >> good morning. well, friday night the lakers hired warriors assistant coach luke walton for their head coach. luke will remain with the warriors until the playoffs are over. luke retired from the lakers just three years ago. now he is in charge of resurrecting the once-proud franchise. he led the warriors to the 34-0 record starting the season when he replaced steve kerr when he had back issues. he won two that will chips with his history with the lakers. he said his history with the lakers was a factor. >> i feel part of the family. >> it's nice to go back and rebuild what we used to have there. >> luke called me maybe around 4:00 or so. he said, i got good news and bad news. i said what's the good news? he said the lakers offered me the job. i said what's the bad news? he said i took it. [laughter] >> round two, game one between the warriors and trailblazers today at 12:30.
it's here on abc7. catch "after the game" with larry beil and adonal foyle and yours truly live at oracle with post-game reaction. after a rough spring training, they sent him to the minors, jesse hahn made it back to the big leagues yesterday pitching against the astros. mom said i should wear sunscreen, so he rubbed some on on the jumbotron. billy burns hit safely in his last 12 of 13 games. bases loaded, two outs in the second. two-runs scored, 2-0 a's. plenty of the run support. went 6 2/3 innings, allowed three hits. struck out 4. a's win 2-1. hahn said he's happy to be back in the big leagues. >> it just felt great. felt comfortable. i felt like i need to be here and to walk off and hear that was very special. >> we heard good things about his outings and it showed today. he came up and he was his old self and it's good to have him back. >> giants trying to rally from the 13-1 beat-down from the mets friday night.
trailed 4-0, but in the third, hunt beer pens with two. his lee rbi on the day. in the third, hunter pence with bases loaded base hit. 4-3 ballgame. 3 of 4, and fifth inning a two-run smack courtesy of matt cain, who suffered his third loss of the year. cain's 100th pitch ended up in the seats. solo bomb by florez. turns out to be the game-inning run. giants fall to the nets 6-5, your final. that's the way the ball bounces. hope to see you at oracle. if not, 12:30 tipoff right here on abc7. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. >> happening today, it's the 17th annual how weird street fair in san francisco. the festival celebrates everyone's differences by bringing a diverse community together. this is video from last year's fair. it showcases music, art and createtist. today's festival runs from noon to 8:00 p.m. in san francisco's south of market district. 9:26, the time. a final weather check with lisa argen. >> it should be nice there in
the 70s and a late day breeze. elsewhere we will reach in the upper 60s to near 70s by the coast. 9 richmond. look for 84 in concord and livermore. slightly warmer inland. also in the south bay as well as the peninsula with low 80s around redwood city, mountain view all law cart going on today. cooler for everyone tomorrow. tuesday near average, partly cloudy skies, chance of showers midweek. >> sounds good. lisa, thank you. and thanks for joining us on the abc7 early morning news. we are off early today because of the nba playoffs. the count down is next and followed by game between the hornets and the heats. and then the trail blazers and warriors at oracle arena. that's followed by "after tye game" with larry beil and adonal foyle. and mike shumann at the stadium. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m.
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