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>> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. good afternoon, and thank you for joining us today. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. larry biel has the day off. >> it's my honor to present stephen curry of the golden state warriors with the 2015-2016 kia most valuable player of the year award. >> steph curry. you know, he's done things on the court we've never seen before. now his second mvp trophy is also unprecedented. today, steph became the first player in the nba history to win that award unanimously. every sports writer who votes for mvp voted him first place. steph accepted the award at oracle arena today and as usual he shared the honor with the team. >> these last three weeks being
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out killed me not being able there with y'all competing, seeing how much sacrifice y'all make every single day. you inspire me to keep getting better so we can get the most our of our potential every single night. >> all last night steph showed his potential and why he's mvp again in his first game back from injury, steph scored 40 points total, 17 of thoem those in overtime, which was a playoff record. well, there's been a strong show of supporter for the mvp. three-time mvp magic johnson tweeted his support saying steph is the most exciting player in the nba today and he played like it last night. fellow splash brother klay thompson tweeted, congrats to my brother steph going back to back. keep making history. it's been honor to be part of it. steph's wife aisha posted an instagram picture of him with youngest daughter ryan. she said she's proud of steph and he deserves this. now, the never camera shy little
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riley, steph's other daughter, made a splash in his appearance today. while dad was accepted the trop trophy, she walked in and know she's watching him. steph had about a dozen family members in attendance today. if you want to see that video again, we tweeted the clip of little riley. it's already been shared hawpe hundreds times. >> turning now to the race for white house. democratic candidate bernie sanders made a stop in the bay area today, stopped by his oakland campaign headquarters just after noon to thank volunteers. he says he believes he will win tonight in west virginia. we will see. nbc reporter karen traverse is live in washington with a look at that ti as today's primaries in west virginia and nebraska. >> good afternoon, dan. if you listen to donald trump and hillary clinton on the campaign trail, it certainly sounds like the general election is well under way. but of course the democratic race is still going and bernie sanders is on a bit of a hot streak. that may continue tonight. bernie sanders reffinging up his
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enthusiastic supporters today in california. >> it looks to me like stockton is ready for a political revolution. >> reporter: it could be a big night for sanders, a win in west virginia gives him another opportunity to say he's earned the right to stay in the democratic race. hillary clinton in kentucky today talking about the high costs of child care. >> it's time to face up to the reality of what family life is like today and to support families. >> reporter: the democratic race may keep going, but the showdown between clinton and donald trump is already well under way. trump tweeting, hillary has bad judgment, along with this new video about her response to the attacks in benghazi. trump is set to meet with gop congressional leaders on thursday. >> we respect the vices of the republican primary voters across the country and we'll sit down and talk about the way forward. >> reporter: house speaker paul ryan told his wisconsin hometown radio he's not going into the meeting with, quote, huge
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expectations. >> other than just to have the kind of conversation that we need to start having so that we are getting ourselves on the same page. >> reporter: new poefrls out today from three key battleground states show a title race between clinton and trump. clinton on top in florida and pennsylvania by just a point while trump is up four points in ohio. and as republican leaders start the process of unifying around trump, polls like that may make it easier for them to accept him as their nominee. reporting live from washington, karen traverse, abc 7 news. dan? ama snf h ama? >> hey, karen, marco rubio and ted cruz were on capitol hill today. have either changed their tune about trump? >> reporter: no endorsement. both ever them hedging about those questions about whether or not they're throwing their support behind donald trump. of course, neither were backing down from what they said was their campaign rhetoric. ted cruz was asked whether or not he'd consider an independent run, a third party run.
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he said he's not. >> thanks karen. >> a reminder california's primary is june 7th. you can stay on top of breaking news in the race for 2016 by downloading the abc 7 news app. enable push alerts to get updates sent to your phone. let's turn to the weather. absolutely stunning outside. this is a live look from our emeryville camera. >> spencer christian is now here with our accuweather update. >> it is a stunning day, nice and sunny. the warm-up has begun, the one i've been approximationing all week. this is a look at live doppler 7 hd. we have mostly sunny skies know areas fog are gathering near the coastline. notice how much warmer is it is inland right now as it was yesterday this time. 10 degrees in fairfield, down south san jose 4 degrees warmer. we're getting there, the warm-up is under way. here' the view from sutro toir. you can see over san francisco some areas of low clouds and fog beginning to push out over the bay area. it's 60 right now in san francisco, 65 in oakland,
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mountain view 70, 74 san jose 79 morgan hill 55 half moon bay. there's your fog at the golden gate. 69 in napa 73 novato 82 at fairfield 81 livermore concord at 77. here's our first forecast as we look out over the bay this evening and into tomorrow north, we'll see areas of bog fogg and clouds. sun breaking through tomorrow morning. tomorrow afternoon highs from mid-60s at the coast and mid-80 rz inland. it will get warmer perhaps on thursday. forecast later. six months after alameda county sheriff's deputies were caught on camera repeatedly hitting a man in a san francisco alley, the district attorney is filing felony charges against the two deputies. >> abc 7 news report herb melanie woodrow is live outside the alameda county sheriff's office with today's developments. melanie? >> reporter: dan and ama, the sheriff here says that alameda county sheriff's deputies have not been charged with excessive force since 1969.
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now two deputies are facing three felony counts each in connection with excessive force. they have until the close of business tomorrow to self-surrender and in the meantime they remain on paid administrative leave here as the internal afairses investigation that's been good going on for months goes on that could result in termination. it was this surveillance video of twor sal immediate da county sheriff's video -- that opened an excessive force investigation. in november, petrov led deputy onz a high-speed chase that ended in an rally. six months later, depp tease luiz ant maria and paul weber are facing felony counts chblt assault, battery with serious bodily injury and assault with a deadly weapon. >> this is a case about police officers acting beyond the authority of the law. >> have i seen other cases where they've charged attempted murder in these kinds of situations? certainly.
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>> reporter: the alameda county shiver's office turned over body cam video from deputy weaver's camera. it has not been released publicly. petrov suffered head lacerations and fractures in both hands. he spoke exclusively to abc 7 news in march. >> i'm a mechanic by trade so now i can't use my hands. i can't even text on the cell phones flnchts an e-mail, the man's attorney says, we are pleased mr. cass gascon has decided to charge the deputies criminally. are still investigating allegations that a third deputy deputy sean osborne gave petrov's gold chain to a couple who witnessed the beating to silence them. >> this goes very deep in our organization. >> reporter: the alameda county sheriff's office now has a mandatory body camera policy. >> every use of force now gets reviewed up to every rank, including an assistant sheriff. >> reporter: petrov is now in
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federal custody on gun charges. deputies in marin county will also be wearing body cameras soon. supervisors today -- it's a five-year contract with taser international of arizona that will cost taxpayers more than a million dollars. san francisco sheriff vicki hennessey is opening an investigation into allegations that her deputies roughed up four reporters during a frisco five hunger strike demonstration at city hall. a city college student said she had bruises on her head and arm. officials say they're also considering developing an official press credential for all working media. we are now hearing from the woman who recorded and posted this video of her confrontation with a muni operator over a parking space. the confrontation involved rural slurs. the employee was off duty but wearing a muni shirt. it may get him fired, in fact.
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here's amy 0 hollyfield. >> reporter: here's the video. a man in a muni uniform angry at a woman over a parking spot. >> i'm a what? >> [ bleep ]. >> i'm not even black. >> it doesn't matter. >> okay. >> reporter: mira saw the car pass the parking spot so she grabbed it. well, she saw the car then back up. she could tell the man inside was yelling so she pulled out her cell phone to record it in case he turned violent. >> i was shocked. i'm like -- i couldn't believe he was so openly racist like that. especially like me videotaping him. he just didn't care. >> reporter: and she said it continued after she put the phone away. >> when i was walking away he was calling me low class, gangster, you know, gangbanger. he didn't apologize, no. he said something about make sure my car is there when i get back. >> reporter: she showed the video to her boyfriend who posted it to facebook and encouraged her to do the same. >> i knew something had to be done, which is why i started to
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share the video. >> reporter: she said muni sent her an apologetic e-mail. sources tell us they're working to terminate the employee. >> i think that was the right thing to do. you don't want somebody like that representing you. especially working for the city. >> he doesn't have a place at that company, you know. muni is a very diverse company of transit agencies. you know, them hand eling it as quick as they did, it shows their thought bz it as well. >> reporter: they both is say they were surprised how quickly the video spread but want to thank the community for all of the support. in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. up next on abc 7 news at 4, the impact of ride sharing companies like usher and lyft. are they helping or harming environment? then at 4:30, new, get ready for long line and longer waits if you're traveling this summer. it's so bad in fact some airport managers are looking to make
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major changes. plus, the piece of hollywood and history is in the bay area today. how this boat help (music plays from one way or another )♪♪ ♪ i'm gonna find y♪ i'm gonna getcha ♪ ♪ getcha getcha getcha ♪ one way or another ♪ ♪ i'm gonna win ya ♪ i'm gonna getcha ♪ ♪ getcha getcha getcha ♪ one way or another ♪ ♪ i'm gonna see ya ♪ (inhales cigarette) ♪ ♪
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anchtsz walnut creek. burlingame. campbell and all the bay area. this is abc 7 news. a new comprehensionive study aiming to look at whether services like uker and lyft are adding to congestion in san francisco or helping to alleviate it. we report on the significance of assessing these new transportation alternatives. >> ride services like uber and lyft have really changed the transportation game in san francisco. >> we need to understand sort of
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what's called the mode shift, how people are changing behavior as a result of these new services. >> uc berkeley's transportation sustainability research center in partnership with the national resources defense council are launching a massive study this summer with uber and lyft who have both agreed to survey thousands of their drivers and riders. >> one of the key questions is, are uber and lyft competitive? or are they complementary? >> people use it for the last mile. you know, they'll use b.a.r.t. all the way to the last station and then take an uber or lyft the last couple of miles which is way easier than finding parking in the morning for b.a.r.t. >> if i get off at the caltrain and need to get here for work, i'll definitely take an uber over something like muni just for speed and convenience. >> reporter: so are uber and lyft adding to congestion on city streets, or are people selling their cars because they
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can now rely on rides on demand? >> uber and lyft have made it possible to lift in san francisco without a car. >> reporter: studies should be completed by fall and it will for the first time provide officials with real insight into whether this new generation of ride services is solver our environmental problems or creating new wunz. in san francisco, i'm leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. well, the city of oakland cut the ribbon today on a new concept to improve road safety along one of the city's busiest corridors. >> kristen sze is more with here on new protected bike lanes on telegraph avenue you may not have seen before. kristen? >> yeah. [ inaudible ] >> our apol jais. we're having trouble with your microphone. we'll get back as soon as we fix
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it. thanks. well, let's move on to a story about alamo square. this is actually going to be closing for the next nine months. the entire park will be fenced and shut down so that its air gaigs system, restrooms and landscaping can be upgraded. the landscaping is expected to save $3.2 million gallons of water a year. let's show you this map where starting tomorrow part of oakland's embark care row will be closed for two years. everyone can follow a detour across the seventh street bridge a few blocks to the north. a new wider bridge will have dedicated lanes for cyclists and a pedestrian walk way. it is due to open in 2018. a historic rescue boat recently made famous by hollywood is in san francisco today. the ship is "motor life boat 36542" the first standard motor propelled self righting life boat adopted by the coast guard for life saving possibilities.
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in "the finest hour oiz "crewmen were shown using the boat and in impossible conditions to rescue sailors. >> it is a fabulous boat. it's a pious of history. many, many lives have been saved, and they owe their lives to this boat. >> the life boat is in the middle of a two-day trip to the coast guard rescue station at point reyes where it will be placed on display for people to check out. let's check out our weather on this tuesday. we're on tuesday, right? >> it's tuesday and it's a nice day indeed, spencer. >> it is a lovely day. we have more lovely days coming our way. here's live doppler 7 hd. looking at our lovely weather from a different perspective. mainly clear sky was a little bit of low cloudy ys near the coastline. here is the view from our rooftop camera over the embarcadero and bay. we'll have mild to warm weather the next two days, upper 80s will be the high inland on thursday. then we have a sharply cooler
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pattern on friday carrying us through the weekend into early next week. here's our fog forecast animation, starting 7:00 p.m. notice the surge of low clouds and fog again tonight across the bay and out locally inland. by 5:00 a.m. tomorrow as the morning commute begins, there will be reduced visibility in many areas once again. notice how it all burns back to the coastline, begins burning back, during the early morning hours an then by late afternoon we'll see mainly sunny skies over the bay and inland though some fog will linger at the coastline tomorrow. let's take a look at overnight slows as that fog is xpandzing through the bay area in the early morning hours, low temperatures mainly in the low to mid-50s and mainly upper forts in the valleys napa and santa rosa our cool spots. highs tomorrow afternoon in the south bay ranging from upper 70s to low 80s, about 79 at santa cla clara, 79 at sunny vale, 80 at los gaut toes, on the peninsula, highs of 77 in redwood city, 79 it at los at taus.
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downtown san francisco a high of 69 tomorrow, 70 in south san francisco in the north bay 80 at santa rosa, 77 at na vaught co-76 at va lail lay hoe, castro valley and inland east bay will see low to mid miff hi 8 tz. san hoe saturdays as our high temperature warmest days tomorrow and thursday, temperatures will drop off rather sharm sharply on friday and remain if a constant pattern through the weekend. that's indicative of what most of the bay area can expect over the next seven daze. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. cooling down, that pattern continues into early next week. temperatures will bounce up a couple of on monday but not much change friday to tuesday. still no rain in sight but the weather will be lovely. i can assure you of that, dan and ama. >> thanks very much.
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let's go back ond finish kristen sze's report. >> yes. about a new plan to improve road safety in oakland. >> i think you'll find this story worthwhile. yes, these are the first protected bike lanes on the east bay on telegraph avenue. the bicyclist reads between the sidewalk and parked cars and the cars protect the cyclist from moving cars. the concept is now reality on telegraph avenue in oakland after a project that began three years ago. mayor libby scaaf and bike odd sorrow cats cut the ribbon this morning. the new striping extends from 20th to 29th street. it's a big adjustment for cyclists and drivers.
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>> we recognize that drivers will have to retrain themselves and there will be an adjustment period while people learn to parkway from the curb. >> the experience is completely different, i feel like i can relax on my ride. i feel safe. >> there were 66 car and bike collisions along this stretch of telegraph in the past few years. oakland just got nearly $5 million in state funds to create more of these bike lanes which also come with better markings for crosswalks and raised medians for pedestrians. city planners took away a traffic lane in each direction to do this, but they say they look valencia street in san francisco which debuted something similar a few years ago and two-thirds of merchants say business improved after that. oakland is hoping for the same. ama s ama? >> thank you so much. another step was made today in the ins stlaipflaigs of what wi the tallest july the tur in san francisco. it's called venus. venus will stand in the
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courtyard of the trinity place apartment complex now under construction at market and 8th streets. it will be 92 feet high. here's what it will look like when it's in place, which should be around march of next year. trinity says venus is the centerpiece of a large public art collection being gifted to the city by developer angelo san gee comeaux. >> that is fantastic. abc 7 news at 4 continues. coming up, booting out the tsa? airports fed up with those long lines take a long look at other options. plus, making changes. the effort to reform the sfpd. what officials say they're dog now. and the poll s are about to close in west virginia. we'll have the
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>> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. in news making headlines at 4:30, two alameda county sheriff's deputies face charges in this beating last fall of a car theft suspect in a san francisco alley. felony charges of assault were announced today against deputies luis santa maria and paul weber. attorneys for the men were not immediate available for comment. people in the east bay may no longer face mandatory water use cuts. wayne freedman tweeted that east bay mud is considering suspended drought water restrecks. bernie sanders made a
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surprise visit to his campaign office in oakland today. lyanne melendez was there and posted this video on twitter. lie yawn says this won't be his only stop. she'll have a live report at 5. san francisco' mayor wants big bucks to make big changes within the police department. mayor ed lee wants to spend more than $15 million to address the call for police reform after suspect shootings involving officers. abc 7 news reporter vic lee has new details live from the police academy. vic? >> reporter: well, there are more than 200 recruits here at the academy, and they are receiving the kind of training that all of the officers on the force will soon receive. the mayor and the police department have been extremely vocal about this kind of training which they hope will reduce officer-involved shootings. but today is the first time we've actually heard detail s about the money, the funding. >> drop the knife! >> reporter: training has
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already started here at the police academy. training with simulators on how to deescalate tense situations. and there will be more specialized programs to educate officers on racism and bias. >> the department will spend $1.4 million over the next two years on direct training for staff with regard to implicit bias. >> reporter: mayor ed lee told rotors he is committed to police reform. >> our budget for the next two years reflects some $17.5 million dedicated to police reform and violence prevention. >> reporter: the bulk of that money will go towards city-funded and community programs that help prevent violence. community groups told the mayor violence prevention programs were essential in rebuilding trust. >> san francisco is showing that it is a city that knows how to deal with a flawed situation. >> reporter: police commission president suzy loftus.
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>> we cannot rest until ifrn in this city -- >> reporter: the budget will buy more beanbag projectiles, stun guns and something called a net gun. >> it's essentially a widespread net that comes out of a projectile type device that will actually envelope the suspect and again allow us time to subdue that person. >> reporter: the key to the new training, mayor lee says, is that the sanctity of life should be the center of every decision a cop makes on the streets. vic lee, abc 7 news. a tornado watch is in effect in the mississippi and ohio river valleys after deadly twisters ripped through oklahoma last night. maybe you saw these pictures. as many as 20 tornado tore through the south central part of the state killing at least two people. it left debris everywhere, one resident watched in horror as a tornado slammed into his neighbor's home, just missing his. >> i thought everybody r everything was gone.
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it did all kinds of damage over there. that can get replaced. i guess we are lucky is all i can say. >> scary. crews are trying to restore power and cleanup is under way. the american red cross is on the scene assisting those who were displaced. cooler weather is helping fire crews get a handle on that devastating wildfire burning near ft. mcmurray, alberta, canada. this comes as officials announce -- including the downtown district. the fire destroyed 2400 structures, but its hospital, municipal building and all schools that were currently in session were saved. well, quite a morning for a couple of men working on a new york city high-rise. crews had to pull the men to safety after they got stuck on scaffolding in lower man hatten. rescue took place about 16 almost 17 stories up. the workers, while a bit scared, were not injured. the summer travel season is just around the corner, and for the millions of americans preparing to fly experts say
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brace yourself for longer lines at the airport. that warning is prompting some officials to consider joining airports like sfo and going with private security. abc news reporter e-liz budge hur has the details. >> reporter: flying this summer could really test your patience. that's according do travel experts warning these lines already long at airport security checks are only getting longer. >> because more people will be flying this summer, it isn't even peak travel season and the flights are you humongous. >> we missed our flight. nothing they can do. >> reporter: airlines are angry, too, creating the hash tag i hate the wait. now some of the country's busiest airports are threatening to replace tsa agents with private contractors. the three critical airports in new york now joining atlanta in a letter to tsa, the port authority writing, because of angry complaints of passengers and airlines with wait times at jfk up 82%, new york can no
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longer tolerate the continuing inadequacy of tsa passenger screening. >> we had to get better at what we did. we've done that. that said, we have very high travel volumes, higher than some had predicted. >> reporter: but tsa is now turning to congress, which has not approved the hiring of more officers, but the agency is hoping for more funding tore more overtime to keep these lines moving. right now, there are less than two dozen smaller airports already using private contractors, and the tsa is claiming there's no noticeable difference in wait times between private and government screeners. elizabeth hur, abc news. the mayor of hiroshima is praising president obama's plan to visit his city when he attends the g-7 summit in japan later this month. mr. obama will become the first sitting u.s. president to visit hiroshima. the united states, of course, dropped the first atopic bomb there. the city's mayor describes the visit as a, quote, bold decision based on conscience and rationality. the white house says the president will honor the victims of the bombing but will not
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apologize for it. trying to be a good neighbor. twitter shows us its effort one year into a program to help the homeless and build up the community. i'm spencer christian. here's our look at the golden gate bridge right now. low clouds and fog returning pushing out over the bay. what's in store next? i'll have the forecast coming up. from the golden gate, let's take a look at san rafael as traffic gets under way in earnest for the rush hour, moving along in both directions along 101. stay with us. move to come.
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twitter is celebrating a first anniversary of the community tech space in midmarket. it's called neighbor nest, a center that provides homeless and low income residents to access to computers and technology. it also hosts free computer clags clagss and employment workshops while providing child care. twitter's ceo says it's part of give back to the community that surrounds its headquarters. >> we spend time walking around the midmarket. we spend time in this neighborhood every single day. and it's important to feel present, but it's also important to support what's going on. >> dorsey spoke exclusively with abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom. tonight at 6, we examine twitter's role in the rapidly changing midmarket community. facebook is denying allegations it suppressed news about conservative issues on its
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popular trending news feature. company officials say they found no evidence that the anonymous allegations made in a report on the website giz moto are trued t. cites an unnamed former journalist who worked on the trending project. it claims facebook instructed news curators to suppress stories about conservative readers. let's go back and talk about the spectacular weather we are eny enjoying. >> spencer christian? >> it's nice out here. we've had blue skies since the early morning fog burned off. now the late afternoon fog is coming back. live doppler hd, we have mainly sunny skies, but low fog is building along the coastline and mushi ining locally across all s of openings. tomorrow statewide this will be the weather picture, mainly sunny skies, away from the coast, nice and toasty in the interior sections of the state. look for highs of 88 at chico and sacramento, 92 at fresno, 98 down in palm springs, low 70s on
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the southern coast, los angeles 73, 71 san diego. here in the bay area tomorrow after the early morning fog burns back to the coastline, we expect lows on the coast to lange low to mid-60s. we'll see mid to upper 70s around the bay, pretty mild. then even warmer inland where we'll see highs in the low to mid-80s up to about 86 in antioch, 85 fairfield, 81 down south at morgan hill and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast, two almost summerlike days coming tomorrow and thursday. thursday the upper 80s, close to 90 at some spots, perhaps with temperatures dropping off sharply on friday to mid-70s around the bay, down to 60 on the coast. and that range of highs will remain with us into next week. >> spencer, thanks so. >>. >> still ahead on abc 7 news at 4, the new home away from home for some families who need it most. inseed the new and improved ronald mcdonald house at stanford. i'm 7 on your side's michael finney.
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west virginia. polls closed a few minutes ago. trump is considered the republican presumptive nominee. we're still waiting to hear who won on the democratic side between hillary clinton and bernie sanders. >> stay tuned for more on that. the ronald mcdonald house at stanford had one big problem. it wasn't big enough. with today's grand opening that problem has been solved. abc 7 news reporter matt keller has a look at the new super sized facility. >> reporter: what does a new ronald mcdonald house mean? unfortunately, families won't know until they face the most difficult time of their lives. a child with a critical diagnosis. >> we've created an environment that really embraces them and tries to give a sense of calm and just the reassurance that we'll help take care of you. >> reporter: families from oust the area oftentimes needs a place to live while their child is treated nearby at the children's hospital. the current ronald mcdonald house can accommodate 47 families, the new one has 67 brand nu suites. there has never been enough room
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for everybody in need until now. >> we don't want 40 to 50 families a night waiting to get into ronald mcdonald's house. we want to take care of everybody who needs us. that's really the reason behind this house. >> reporter: $40.5 million was raised to build the new house at stanford, 48 bay area design rooms helped with the rooms adding individual flair to each suite. the building has a commercial kitchen, activity rooms for kids, and a lot of shared spaces. families are asked to pay $10 a night to stay, but if they can't no problem. no one is ever turned away. >> it's a bist overwhelming, and yesly exciting. >> reporter: workers here will do a few more finishing touches to the building. families are expected to start moving in next week. in palo alto, matt keller, abc 7 news. a massive recall of frozen vegetables that already involves 42 brand names of frozen produce just got bigger. >> it did. michael finney has details on this recall. >> it just keeps rolling on. the p pic sweet company has
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announced a recall of 14 vegetables that contain green beans and green peas products may contain listeria mono sigh toj aknees, that's an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children. those who are frail or elderly and others with weakened immune systems. crf announced a similar recall just two weeks ago because of those same green beans and peas. the food and drug administration postedness of the recall on its website today. also recalled are the natural directions organic mix vegetables and natural direction's organic green peas. you now have an easier way to sell items on ebay. just drop off your items at any one of 1600 fedex locations and let a valet sell your merchandise on ebay. a convenient way to make money
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off items you no longer want. this is part of a new partnership between the two companies. the program is ideal for new sellers and those not comfortable selling their stuff themselves. budweiser beer is taking on a new name. temporarily. and in an apparent appeal to patriotism. anheuser-busch will replace the budweiser name on its 12-ounce beer cans and bottles and put in its place the word "america." the slogan king of beers will give way to e slush is uniplurb. americans throw away rough we one out of every four bags of food they buy. one out of four. often the cause much the best used buy or best buy dates. now state lawmaker is taking action to stop the waste. "7 on you your side" is putting old food to the test. tonight at 11:00, from milk to eggs to soup, see if anyone can tell the difference or get sick when we ate what was long
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expired. >> oh, wow. >> yeah. >> we live to tell. >> well, too, tonight at 11:00. thanks. well, a new study finds that long-term care is getting more expensive. a report by a firm called gen worth financial says the median annual bill for a nursing home bill has edged closer to $100,000, an increase of nearly 19% since 2011. the report also says americans are paying more for other care options like home health aides. while we're talking about aging, where is the best place to grow old? >> and worried? you're not alone. here is jane king with today's wellness report. a group of researchers at harvard medical school has found that the medical industry payments two physicians in massachusetts are associated with higher rates of prescribing brand name drugs that treat high cholesterol. the finding is in line with a propublica announcement which show physicians who receive
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industry money tend to prescribe higher rates of brand name drugs an lower rates of more affordable gentleman merek drugs. if you're worried you're not alone. a study by lib enter mule oou information says two out of five americans say they worry about something every day. sometimes it helps. sometimes it just leads to more worry. millennials worry about money. single people worry about housing and money. women worry more than men do. the good news, everyone worries less as they get older. and an online resource for caregivers based on factors such as the cost of senior care and quality of life at the top was south dakota, which was thought of for its quality senior health care. round ott ott top five, iowa, minnesota, alaska and oregon. west virginia placed last. from the nasdaq, i'm jane king. here's to your health. a project got under way today to document part of the aids he democracy thaik's been ignored. abc 7 news was at the aids
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memorial grove in golden gate park. at the start of the aids crisis in the 1980s, about 10,000 people with heem mow feel area died as a result of tainted blood transfusions. the film project aims to -- into the larger aids narrative. abc 7 news at 4 continues. up next, lots of people visited the south bay for the super bowl but just how much money did the city rack up? you might be surprised. that's coming up. kristen is here with a look at what we have for you on abc 7 news at 5. coming up, the arrest of a corrections deputy in santa clara. the charges he is now facing. years of effort pays off. the success over saving a tower in the south bay. and going beyond the vacuum to allergy proofing your home. 7 on your side, prevent sneezing inside. that and more when i join dan at abc 12 news at 5.
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the numbers continue to roll in regarding the economic impact of february's super bowl 50. the city of santa clara is releasing its numbers at a council meeting this evening while santa clara made a bit less than the $2 million that san francisco claims it made, abc 7 news reporter david louie says officials are satisfied, considering some unusual circumstances. he is live at santa clara city hall. hi, david. >> reporter: ama, the city council is going to start its meeting in an hour and they're going to have reason to smile. they had an unusual way of getting reimbursed for their expenses an they made a profit.
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super bowl sunday put santa clara in the global spotlight but it also took over a year of planning crowd control, traffic management and security. the city had budgeted $3.5 million to cover its costs. >> the direction to staff was to charge all the time distend, not look at the budget. it just so happens that we were right on with the budget. >> reporter: the numbers are in and santa clara made $744,000 after coming in $3,000 below its projected $3.5 million budget. santa clara has received $3.4 million in reimbursement from the san francisco super bowl host committee, along with smaller amounts from the nfl and from increased hotel and sales tax revenue from fans staying and eating and shopping in town for a total of 4.2 million. roger noel professor at stanford and expert in sports economics says santa clara was in an unusual situation hosting the game at levi's stadium while san francisco hosted most of the events leading up to the san francisco so it lost out on tax
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revenue. >> you expect that the incremental tax revenues from hosting the event will be sufficient to pay those costs, and since most of these other events didn't take place in santa clara, they didn't get that 8[e÷benefit. >> reporter: santa clara did lose $1.6 million on hosting community events for local rez dengss but that was a way for sant -- even though most didn't go to the game. and now santa clara thinks future super bowl cities want to know its fiscal secrets. >> because this was so successful that other cities would be looking to us now and coming and talking to us. >> reporter: in santa clara, david louie, abc 7 news. well, it is do or die this thursday for the sharks. san jose lost 4-3 in overtime last night to the nashville predators in game six of the western conference semitimes. the series is tide 3-3. thursday's game is at the shark tank. every game in the series has been won by a team playing at home. that is going to do it this edition of abc 7 news at 4.
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i'm ama daetz. abc 7 news at 5 begins now with dan and kristen. presidential candidate bernie sanders makes a surprise visit. the east bay neighborhood that found him on their doorstep. the local agency declaring an end to the drought. why residents could end up paying less and then more. steph curry makes history. the reigning mvp make it's two in a row. he has a lot to be thankful for. >> i want to thank my wife. none of this is possible without you. plus, how daughter riley curry nearly stole the show. >> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. all that excitement before bernie sanders even gets out of his vehicle. tonight, the surprise campaign stop as he is poised to add another state to his win column. good evening, i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm dan ashley.
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democratic presidential hopeful bernie sanders is confident he'll win tonight's west virginia primary. sanders was in stockton and the bay area today where he said he's the only one who could beat republican donald trump. abc 7 news reporter lianyanne melendez is live in oakland where sanders made a surprise stop at his campaign office. >> reporter: you know, it was a surprise, dan, although some hibt hints were dropped. people in the know were telling others that today would be the day that you would want to volunteer for bernie. now, sanders made it very clear that he not only needs to win all future primaries but that he needs to win big. now, sanders showed his easy-going persona walking down college avenue in oakland, greeting supporters. it was a visit few expected but that many had hoped for. sanders expects to win like you mentioned the west virginia primary and hopes to do the same in california. even if hillary clinton is
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dominating the delegate count, sanders told us reporters he's the only one who can beat republican contender donald trump. >> first thing we were in this campaign, nobody thought that we'd be fighting here and stand a good chance to win in california on june 7th. so an uphill fight isn't something that gets me nervous. i've been doing it from day one. >> reporter: now, word that sanders would show up at his oakland headquarters started as a possibility and quickly spread on social media. now, last night sanders was in sacramento addressing about 16,000 people, and this morning he attended a rally in stockton. now, this afternoon sanders stopped at a san francisco coffee shop before sitting down with the editorial board of the "san francisco chronicle." he will be in oregon tonight. i'm live in oakland, lyanne melend melendez, abc 7


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