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>> announcer: abc 7 news starts right now with live breaking news. good afternoon, everyone r everybody. i'm larry biel. >> and i'm ama daetz. that breaking news is happening right now in sonoma county. you're taking a look at sky7 hd which is over a search which is under way in jenner for missing 15-year-old pearl pinson, the girl police believe was kidnapped from vallejo wednesday. you can see some of the key locations on the case in this map. traffic cameras spotted the suspect's car near the richmond san rafael bridge in marin county. police killed pinson's suspected kidnapper in a shootout yesterday in santa barbara county. >> again, eye live look from sky7 hd where part of the search now is focused near jenner in sonoma county. search and rescue teams are scouring the ground for cluf pz while back in vallejo pinson's
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family remains hopeful. >> we have hope and faith that she's going to come home. shaes going to be safe. we're going to find her. it's heartbreaking not having her. >> pinson's neighbors told abc 7 news that the suspect fernando castro would cruise their vallejo neighborhood asking women and teenage girls including pearl for sex. the family of kate steinle filed a federal lawsuit today blaming the government for her killing last summer in san francisco. >> abc 7 news anchor kristen sze here now with details on that lawsuit. krist kristen? >> kate steinle's family says missteps by three agencies led to her death. the lawsuits is directed against the bureau of land management, immigration and customs and former san francisco sheriff. the 32-year-old san francisco woman was walking with her father at pier 14 last july when she was shot to death. an undocumented immigrant and felon is charged with pulling the trigger. juan sanchez had been previously
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forted five times. the gun he ufzed was stolen out of the parked vehicle of a bureau of land management agent. >> if you are going to leave a gun, you make sure that it is in a locked and secure box. pictured just like we have one right here. and that it is out of plain view. >> xienly's family also blames the sheriff's department for releasing lopez-sanchez without notifying the feds after san francisco decided not to prosecute him on an old drug warrant. then sheriff ross milk areiny says he acted under the city's sanctuary law. despite call forz change, the board of supervisors this week upheld those protections for illegal immigrants. as for the bureau of land management, a spokesman tells us they will say that the complaint is under review and offer sympathies to the steinle family. >> kristen, thank you. turning now tore the race for the white house, hillary clinton wraip waped up her two-day campaign xwing in the bay area with the stop at xhiken
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and waffles. clinton led a roundtable discussion with libby schaaf and other community leaders. >> i actually worked in oakland in the summer of 1971 so i have memories of eating in oakland, walking in oakland, shopping in oakland, meeting a lot of terrific people in oakland. >> mrs. clinton says she wants to be a champion for cities like oakland that face challenges. she was talking about 1971, and mrs. clinton was single then. she was known as hilary rodham serving as a clerk and she lived in berkeley at the time with her then-new boyfriend bill clinton. well, donald trump rallied crowds today in fresno and taunted hillary clinton by talking about a debate with bernie sanders. >> abc 7 news reporter megan with the latest from the campaign trail. >> reporter: donald trump firing up crowds in california friday and taking aim at hillary clinton. >> hillary is a disaster, folks.
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she has bad judgment. that was set by bernie sanders. he's given me a lot of my best lines. >> reporter: bernie sanders continuing to tangle up clint be ahead of the california primary. political analyst matthew dow. >> she could easily lose the california primary, the last primary of the season as she heads into a convention. she's likely the nominee, but she goes in very weakened. >> reporter: clinton working hard to wichb in california. >> we don't want a bully in the white house. >> reporter: sanders in l.a. has been pushing the prospect of a trump/sande erers debate. >> every poll that you have seen in the last two months not only has us defeating donald trump but defeating him by large numbers. >> i want to debate him so badly. >> reporter: but trump is looking to raise $10 million for charity as a condition of that debate. >> and the networks want to keep the money thomeselves. that's one thing. that's a problem. >> reporter: this weekend the libertarian party will be choosing a nominee at a convention in orlando. it's getting more attention this
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year as anti-trump republicans continue to push for a third party option. megan hughes, abc news, washington. stay on top of the late breaking developments in the race for the white house with the abc 7 news app. just downlead it for free. let's taurn to the the weather now. we are heading straight into a big holiday weekend. beautiful day, live, sunny, a live look from the east bay hills camera. >> a little hazy as it w5r78s up. we have meteorologist drew tuma with a look tea weekend. >> we have' strange of really nice days shaping autopsy e ini. the baby blue skies mean we are cloud free and we are rain free. let's take you outside eye live look from our sutro camera. busy on the golden gate blige as the folks begin their thold reek kind. breezy but comfortable. san francisco 65, 75 in the mountain view, near 80 half moon bay at 59 degrees and nothing
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but sunshine from our east bay hills camera. santa rosa 84 napa in the low 80s. mid 80s in novato. livermore at 85 degrees. this is refreshing, the place to be the pacific ocean this weekend. if you are headed to the beaches, the next three days saturday lots of sunshine and very high uv index there. a sea breeze kicks in sunday so it drops temperatures into the upper 60s. but monday memorial day itself partly cloudy, a very nice 72 degrees although the ocean water temperature chilly at 64 degrees. away from the water it will warm up big time overthe weekend. we'll have the numbers shortly. thu, drew. there is a downside to the heat. windy and warm conditions around the state this memorial day weekend means increased fire danger. the california department of forestry and fire protection is beefing up its staff just in case of a major wildfire. 4,000 acres have burned in california just this week. a high number of people camping
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this weekend could also pose a wildfire risk. the first case of the zika virus in slaun mow county has been confirmed by health official. the patient had recently traveled to central america where there's an ongoing outbreak of the virus. the county hejt department didn't release any other information on the patient but they did say at this time the virus poses no risk to solano county residents. come out the front door your hands up. >> a search is under way today for a third person in connection with a shooting and stabbing that left one student dead and another injured in novato. >> yesterday two people were arrested during raids and both are novato high school students. lyanne melendez is live in noef tau with the latest on a vemming story. >> reporter: and it has been, of course, a great concern to this community. that's why the play mayor felt compelled to hold a press conference. she read from a prepared statement and took no questions.
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she said that this that's sent shock waves through novato. now, this all happened in the last 48 hours, and it has been very trying here. it tarted wednesday late afternoon when investigators say five teens met on a trail near novato high. two of the teens were shot and stabbed. one died. the other was left to die but managed to call 911. let's hear from the mayor. >> violence will not be tolerated in our city. any life lost is one life too many. not in our town. >> reporter: now, the next day a s.w.a.t. team alived at the home of one of the suspects arrested a 17-year-old male, then a few hours later made a second arls, this team a 16-year-old. now, police are looking for a third suspect but did not find him. investigators say they are close to locating that third person. now, the sheriff's department here is also looking into a
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possible connection between a sexual assault which hand a week ago and these shottings. again, it is all part of this investigation. >> there are some common names, but whether there's any true nexus between that and the investigation we have right now we have not clearly defined that. we're looking into that as many other investigations. >> reporter: now, novato high school had grief counseling today for those who needed it. now, on sunday there will be a vigil in front of the library, the high school library. now, i also spoke to the mother of one of those teens arrested. she said she was so surprised. a neighbor told me the family and the young man, the teenager, are all good people. but the marin county sheriff's department is also telling us that they may be tried as adults. i'm live in novato, lyanne melendez, abc 7 news.
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>> thank you. novato high school students will have a candlelight vigil to honor the life of the student who was killed, it will take tlais on the lawnout side the novato high school library, beginning 7: sunday evening. access 7 news was in san francisco's mission district at mission high school this afternoon as members of sf unified and the transgender community calls for inclusiveness in california schools in fact schools all across the country. sf unified announced today every school will have at least one gender-neutral restroom. >> san francisco is leading the way in these issues, and creating change for those that really need it. those that are most vulnerable, in particular transgender people, young transgender people of color. >> earlier this month, president obama directed school districts nationwide to allow transgender students to use the bathroom that matches their gender identity, not their birth certificate. on wednesday, though, 11 states filed a lawsuit challenging that government directive. we have new details
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regarding those baseball bats with nails sticking out of them that were found around san francisco last year. turns out they were works of art. san francisco artist matthew bida says he designed them to examine the culture of fear in america. there were 44 bats in all chained to poles around the city. san francisco police removed them saying they could be used as weapons. still ahead on abc 7 news at 4, it's one of the busiest air travel days of the year. the question is, is it as bad as we were warned in. >> we just got here. we figured it would be good. food, wine, and lots of music behind the scenes at this weekend's big bottle rock festival in napa. we're one step away from having untreatable bacterial infections. >> it's the moment doctors have been warning about and it's
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>> announcer: los altos, petaluma and all the bay area. this is abc 7 news. if you're heading out of town this weekend, you are not alone. today is the fourth busiest air travel day of the year. abc 7 news was at san jose international airport this morning where the tsa lines were fully staffed wu passengers are still being told to arrive two to three mauer hours early. passengers are being advised to check in two hours early the asf ooh. at oakland international, passengers are being told to arrive two hours ahead of time. it's a similar scene around the nation. abc news reporter adrienne bankert has the story. >> reporter: after being grilled at a homeland security hearing
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and an act of congress greenlighting cash to hire more full-time staff at airports, the tsa is rorlting shorter wait times. in chicago, wait times of about 42 minutes. a vast improvement to what aviation officials called a total breakdown a week and a half ago. and just 20 minutes in seattle. >> i don't think it will be a summer of misery. i think it will be a summer of a lot of travel. >> reporter: some of the busiest airports reporting steps taken by the tsa are working. many more are using precheck with an average wait time of five minutes or less. >> i've been here for every holiday for 11 years now. this is the busiest that i have seen even thanksgiving, even end of the year holidays. these are the longest lines that i have seen. but again, they're moving very well. >> as long as it's safe travel i'm good. >> reporter: with record low gase prices, aa predicts 38 million will be on the road. the average price of gas $2.26 a gallon, 45 cents lower than this time ystd last year, the cheapest gas near you shows you
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how to save time by predicting the best time to hit the road. >> the department of homeland security saying that they're going to crack down on agents sending passengers through the precheck line who haven't been screened and also saying download the my tsa app to your phone to check wait times before you arrive at your airport. in new york, adrienne bankert, abc news. let's take a look right now at what's happening on the roadways. if you're watching from the comfort of your living room couch, be thankful you're there 0 and not out on the roads. this is our drive time traffic map. you see all the busy spots are in red. there let's look live at the bay bridge toll plaza right now. it's been backed up for quite a while. you've got the carpool lane that's are moving at least a little bit faster. but slow going into the city. the san francisco sky way, this is pretty much the usual every day but maybe a little heavier today on i 48 getaway holiday weekend. oncoming traffic -- you know it's bad and you know the direction. >> you get it. >> 101 in san jose, this is also
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customary scene as all the southbound lanes are back up, northbound is better. 8 a 0 over the top looks good and 680 in walnut creek and you can see the northbound, the oncoming traffic, that is very, very heavy at 4:17 while southbound looks considerably better. good luck if you're out there driving today. >> definitely. well, it's a big day for a band 88 landmark. the goaden gate bridge open to foot traffic 79 years ago today. 200,000 people crossed the span that day and each of them paid a 25 cent toll. vehicles were allowed to cross the following day. since then, more than 2 billion vehicles have crossed the golden gate bridge. now, you won't be able to park at the welcome center or at vista point this weekend. both willing closed to car traffic from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. through memorial day. it's part of an ongoing effort to ease traffic congestion during peak hours. let's talk sports here. the warriors are in oklahoma city after keeping their historic season alive last night. this is video from the warriors of the team leaving oakland this
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morning. >> and that will do it. the series lives on. >> and so it does. the warriors staying alive with a 120-111 victory over the thunder of oklahoma city. that was game five of the western conference finals. steph curry a nice bounceback game scoring 31 points 12 in the fourth period, screaming tlr to the crowd, we are not going home! they are not going home yet. they've gone to o cc kocckc. game six is tomorrow in okc. game seven would be on monday back in oakland at oracle. you can watch all the nba finals games coming up on abc 7. hopefully with the dubs in them. the san jose sharks are getting ready to face the pittsburgh beng wins for hockey's ultimate prize, lord stanley's cup. abc 7 news was ringside at shark's ice in san jose, the sharks beat st. louis to win the western conference finals wednesday 4-2, advancing to the finals for the first time in franchise history. that's 25 years.
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pittsburgh edged tampa bay to win the eastern conference finals last night. the finals begin on monday game one is in pittsburgh. that's starting at 5:00. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman will be there and we'll be reporting live on abc 7 news. game two of that series is wednesday with games three and four at the shark tank in san jose june 4th and 6th. then it bounces back and forth games five, six, and seven. california senator dianne feinstein is throwing her support behind the sharks. she and senate colleague bob casey of pennsylvania have put up a friendly wager on the series. call it a whiskey versus wine matchup. feinstein will deliver some california chardonnay to casey if the sharks lose while casey will hand over some of pittsburgh's wiggle whiskey if the penguins were defeated. had no idea pittsburgh was known for whiskey. learn something new every day. >> yes. >> we're going to talk about --
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you wouldn't know it's aid holiday. the embarcadero, traffic easy as can be on this freeway afternoon. as you head into the holiday weekend, temperatures going up and up. >> we're going to get warm over here. live doppler 7 hd showing you right now the clear skies that sunshine is being very effective this afternoon at warming us up nicely from the coast and bay and inland. everyone is much warmer right now than we were 24 hours ago and those numbers will continue to climb. a refreshing look from the exploratorium camera here on pier 15 just thoughing you a nice day on the bayh waters and blue sky. the forecast calls for blue skies in the next 12 hours. mild, too. it's warm to hotd hot. ment holiday weekend. even at the beach we're mild and we are sun soaked. we have wiped away the gray excise. look at that antioch 92 degrees, contrast that to half moon bay at 61. a big spread in temperatures, 72 in oakland, 78 san jose 65 san
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francisco and napa coming in with a temperature of 81 right now. it's warm right now, you can bet it will be mild overnight tonight, starry skies a low of only 60 in antioch, warm, fix in concord, mid 50s in san jose san francisco low gis as you head into the north bay. future tracker temperatures at 8:00 in the morning we've already got antioch in the low 70s a lot of spots in the mid 60s and those temperatures by lunchtime quickly climb inland already in the low to mid 80s around some of the bay we're in the mid to even upper 70s. that will set the sfaij for a warm day on the way for saturday. in fact, 92 the high in antioch tomorrow, a mild 76 in oakland 83 in san jose 70 in downtown san francisco and santa rosa up to 84 degrees. headed to napa for bottle rock tomorrow, picture-perfect. we are warm by 2:00 at 82 degrees with nothing but sunshine upper 70s by 6:00 and just a light jacket needed by 10:00 under clear skies in the low 60s. future tracker temperatures a bit of a sea breeze kicks in on
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sunday so we're cool on the coast but hot inland. the sea breeze is gone memorial day on monday. it's just hot pretty much everywhere away from the water. even into tuesday, look at this. that's when the heat peaks and likely we're going to go see a couple of 100 degree readings inland. accuweather seven-day forecast, we are nice tomorrow, a light sea breeze takes it down along the coast sunday it's a hot holiday around here on monday. more heat, more sunshine on tuesday. and then temperatures go downhill by wednesday, thursday and into friday. we're going a little bit closer to normal. but the next seven days larry and ama, temperatures well above normal for this time of the year. >> thank you so much, drew. we appreciate it. still to come, check out a unique performance involving a movie star, the whitous and some
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students at an east bay elementary school are celebrating after being recognized by the white house. >> yes. they were featured in a very cool music video which debut on
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youtube today. abc 7 news reporter chris nguyen has the story from hey war, a story you'll see only on abc 7 news ♪ >> reporter: it's a unique performance featuring superstars and students from across the country. ♪ including a classroom of kids from burbank elementary school in hayward. ♪ anthony rosss leaney says it's an experience he'll never forget. >> you get to be free. you get to dance. you get to do a lot of new stuff. i've never done before. >> reporter: back in february, actor tim robbins visited burbank as part of turn around arts a white house initiative that connects high profile artist mentors with high need low performing schools all of the goal of integrating arts in the curriculum. we were there as the cameraman captured the students singing "everyday people." some of the clips were actually shown at the white house this week. a proud moment for the hayward unified district. >> when the kids are smiling they're eenl gauged they're performing they can't get weight
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to get to school. this is what we need. >> reporter: while the arts have played a role in the school's success, many say it's the teachers aand staff that have made all the difference. >> they are here because of the students, and so to see them go above and beyond is truly a blessing. >> reporter: tonight students will take to the stage one final time for their annual play. "the jungle book" something they've been rehearsing for months. >> you're on stage and you're like watching and seeing people smile and just kind of like know that you're making people happy makes me feel really good. >> reporter: an exciting end to the school year for a group of extraordinary students. in hayward, chris nguyen, abc 7 news. abc 7 news at 4 continues. a touching tribute today. >> must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them. >> the president's historic visit to hiroshima, japan. plus, a murder mystery is
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>> announcer: live from the kgo-tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. here are the headlines at 4:30. the mayor of novato says this afternoon that the stabbing and shooting of two novato high school students sent shot waves
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through that community. one teenager died. sheriff's investigators are looking into a sexual assault that may have led to those shootings. they've arrested two of the teen's classmates and are still look forge a third. the search for a missing teeth ager from vallejo has moved to snoem sma county. laura anthony is headed to jenner where investigators are looking for pearl pinson. we'll have a live report coming up aft 5:00. as we enter memorial day weekend today is the fourth busiest air travel day of the eeb entire year. "world news tonight" tweeted this picture of long security lines as tsa is hiring new officers to handle the record number of passengers coming this summer. now to new details in a the skier of of a murder man from mill gray. there was way curd hearing of the children of keith green and his ex-girlfriend tiff any le. li is one of the three people in zrail correspond frein's murder. vic lee was in the courtroom join us litch now from redwood city a story you'll see only on
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7 vic? >> reporter: here are the documents. we're learning tonight that keith green the murdered man's mother now has custody of his children. a judge issued the warrants telling the investigators district attorney's investigators and the mother to go to the hillsborough home and a day school to seize the children. this happened just yesterday. now today tiffany li's mother came to court here to ask the judge to reverse the judge's decision. tiffany li's mother and her lawyers came to the courthouse to fight for custody of her grandchildren. ff's our position they were kidnapped unlawfully by our government. >> reporter: jeff carr is the attorney for her daughter tiffany li. he's talking about her two children who were suddenly taken into protective custody yesterday by district attorneys' investigators. li, her current boyfriend and olivier adele la are all in custody and charged with
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murdering keith green, li's ex-boyfriend and father of her 2 and 4-year-old daughters. >> they issued a twarwarrant fo seizing children, one from home, one from school. >> reporter: li's mother who resides most of the year in beijing, china, has been caring for them in the hillsborough home since her daughter was arrested last saturday during a s.w.a.t. team raid at the house. green's body was found may 11th in a field in shoem ma county. he disappeared in april when he went to the pancake house in millbrae telling his roommate he was going to meet li. green and li had an acrimonious breakup when he discovered she was having an affair with his friend. lawyers for green's mother colleen kud who lives out of state asked the court to give her custody of the children. she said li's mother should be considered a flight risk. >> and they sought to get a warrant based on a false allegation that mrs. li senior, the grandmother, was not a citizen of the united states, which she is. >> reporter: kud feared for the
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safety of her granddaughters. she had reason to believe tiffany would herself harm the children or instruct others to harm them. the judge issue d warrants ordering authorities to remove them from the hillsborough home. the judge today denied the motion to reverse the protective order. a formal hearing will be held next month. vic lee, abc 7 news. there's been no letup in the severe weather in the nation's midsection. take a look at the damage people woke up to today in conroe, texas, outside of houston. strong winds uprooted trees and damaged homes. the worst may not be over. the national weather service issued a flash flood emergency in the area for only the third time. here is a look at just how hard the rain fell last night. check that out. this is a few mile as way from conroe in tom ball, texas. the storm system which is just sitting over the area has dropped more than 14 inches of rain. a french naval ship specializing in under water searches is on its way to help find the flight recorders of
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egypt airflight 804. the deployment comes a day after egypt's chief investigator announced they've narrowed the search. officials base the location on a signal from the plane's emergency beacon. egyptair flight 804 was bound from paris to cairo when it went missing on may 19th with 66 people on board. today a moment in history. seven decades in the making, president obama visited hiroshi hiroshima, the first sitting american president to visit the city decimated by around atomic bomb in world war ii. megan hughes with the details. >> reporter: president obama and japan's prime minister abe laying a wreath at the only structure after the nuclear attack. >> 71 years ago on a bright cloudless morning, death fell from the sky and the world was changed. >> reporter: the president made no apology for the decision but
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recognized the human toll. the bomb claimed more than 140,000 victims and today the president held hands with survivors now in their 80s and 90s. this one calling him an earnest person saying he has heart to feel for others so strongly. as i was talking to him, he was strengthening his hold of my hands more and more. >> and force ourselves to imagine the moment the bomb fell. we force ourselves to feel the dread of children confused by what they see. we listen to a silent cry. >> reporter: we e made the case of ridding the world of nuclear weapons he as the u.s. continues to possess thousands of them and north korea build their arsenals. >> we must have the courage to escape the logic of fear and pursue a world without them. >> reporter: prime minister abe commented on how far the two nations have come, saying enemies who fought each other so fiercely have become friends. the president is now returning to washington after this
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five-day tour which also included a stop in vietnam. another country still healing from the wounds of war. megan hughes, abc news, washington. public health experts are calling on the world health organization to consider moving the rio olympics because of the zika outbreak. almost 150 experts have signed an open letter to the u.n. agency calling for the summer games to be moved or postponed. now, they're citing recent scientific evidence that the zika virus causes severe birth defects most notably babies born with small heads. the olympic games are set to kick off august 5th. imagine receiving the heimlich maneuver from heimlich himself. the man behind the move used it for the favorite time ever, his life saving story. i'm michael finney. "ask finney" is next. i'm checking your questions on twitter or facebook. post them with the hash tag ask finney. i'll answer your questions live here in a little bit. i'm abc stephen
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meteorologist drew tuma. from mt. cam, lots of sunshine. get used to this picture, the unofficial start of summer will feel like summer. the nu
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the super bug that scientists have been dreading is now in the u.s. the cd dr is warning the public about a strain of bacteria so resistant even the toughest antibiotics can't kill it. a 49-year-old woman in pennsylvania became infected last month with a super strain of e. coli and for the first
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time the antibiotic of last resort didn't work. >> and the big concern is that we're one step away from having untreatable bacterial infecti infections. >> antibiotic resistance has become a growing problem in the country. the world health organization has warned it's one of the biggest threats to global health today. well, imagine this. receiving the heimlich maneuver from dr. heimlich himself. dr. henry heimlich told the cincinnati inquirer yesterday he performed the emergency technique for the first time himself xaf safing a woman at his senior living center. the retired surgeon came to the rescue of an yefrn ear old heimlich says's demonstrated the ma yufr many many time but had never used it on a person who was actually choking before. >> incredible. let's check on our weather because the holiday weekend is upon us. >> and it is getting hot, mr. tuma. >> yeah, we've got the beach forecast down. we covered the entire bay area and now if you're headed into the sierra we're going to map out your nixtd three days.
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live doppler 7 hd will show you wuf got a clear scan as we widen out the view and hoe you what's happening across the state of cal cam a really pleasant day in northern california, as you head toward l.a. a pop-up shower but 72, 96 in palm springs. you notice though in the sierra there is that chance of a shower tomorrow. we take you into the three-day forecast. both saturday and sunday there's a chance of a pop-up shower into the afternoon. it's not a washout bir any means but you may have to take hertl for a couple of minutes. otherwise monday completely dry, the pick of the weekend. mostly sunny and 74 degrees. in the bay area tomorrow it's going to be warm inland 92 antioch 85 concord 76 oakland 70 san francisco 83 san jose the same in napa. head to the beach, it will be nice though the ocean water temperature chilly at 54 degrees. but plentiful sunshine. coming up at 5:00, warmer air continues to arrive as you head deeper into the holiday. meteorologist sandhya patel will have the numbers coming up. >> thank you, drew. still ahead on abc 7 news
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the 4, he's the man creating a big divide between jeopardy fans. >> what is see you tomorrow trebek? >> the man jeopardy fans love and love to hate. i'm "7 on your side's" michael finney. you pay your security deposit on your rental then you're asked to pay more? is that legal? i'll have some advice coming up next in "ask finney". >> and in honor of asian pacific american heritage month, we're using our instagram feed to recognize people month are naiking a difference where you live. and today we honor dr. kimberly chang an activist family doctor at asian health services in oakland. dr. chang is leading the way in human trafficking prevention. you can learn more on our abc
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using invokana® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. imagine life with a lower a1c. are you loving your numbers? there's only one invokana®. ask your doctor about it by name. >> announcer: san ramon, san ma te taio and all the bay area. jeopardy's reigning champion is on a hot streak and dividing the internet. >> have you seen buzzy kohn? he's smart and he knows he's smart so he's showing off a bit, even passing p up big money just to taunt alex trebek.
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>> nick watts has the antics we're all talking about. >> what is a mourner? >> correct. >> who is philip ross. >> you are right again. >> he's nine-day champ dividing the internet. love him or hate him or 200. some say smug. some say sexy. >> who is buzzy cohen. >> in final jeopardy he wagers zero, passes up prize money to goof around. >> what is see you tomorrow trebek? >> reporter: has there ever been a more pungible jeopardy champion? looks like a kid i would p push into a locker. >> this is just me. this is my hair and these are my glasses. >> reporter: but then there's this. buzzy cohen is my soul mate. i have never loved a man the way i love bazi cohen. >> there are people who have sought me out and sent me messages. >> announcer: sultry messages. >> things you can't say on tv. >> reporter: but this cary grant
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meets arthur the ard vashg is -- >> who is you aren't rid of me yet trebek. you're going to pursue this theme as long as you're the champ, aren't you? >> reporter: are you arrogant and cocky? >> of course. >> reporter: i'd say just having a blast. who is one smart trebek once more. >> reporter: abc news, los angeles. oh, when he goes down, he's going to go down hard. >> yeah, definitely. >> you can watch jeopardy right after abc 7 news at 6 followed by wheel of fortune. a lot of people are going to be waiting for buzzy to go down. >> definitely. time now for "ask finney." "7 on your side's" michael finney is answering questions sent to him. our first is from sharon from walnut creek who e-mails, some stores require you to enter your social security number when apply forge a job online whaxt are your thoughts? >> i really don't have much choice if you want employment. the law allows them to ask that and the law also allows them not to hire them if you refuse to given them to hem.
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you pretty much have to give up your social security number. that's how they'll check you out. do a background check on you and that type of thing. they're not supposed to use it for any other reason than deciding whether or not to hire you, and i would not give out a social security number to any employer i did not know. i.e., don't go on craigslist and be giving out your social security number. make sure it's a secure website you know where you're giving it. >> janet c. from san francisco e-mails, you how can i get rid of a new car i can no longer drive? i recently became disabled and can't use it. >> whoo, i've got to tell you that's pretty tough. i mean, all you can do is sell it. what i would tell you to do most importantly is be very, very careful if you're going to sell it on the open market. through craigslist or that type of deal. i tell everybody now to cut the final deal, meet up with the person you're gooding to sell to at the police station. wherever you live, make it inside the lobby of the police station. just go there. that's all you can do, look up the worth of your car on, kelly blue book and
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give it a shot. >> thank you. ashley m. from san jose e-mails, can my security deposit be increased? this is the second time it's been increased in the past year. >> isn't this amazing this is happening? talk about, you know, renters being in the back seat in this car ride. it's really really tough. yeah, they're allowed to do that as long as they give you 30 days' notice. now, there is one xoepgs to exception 2 this. actually two exceptions. one, if you're in the middle of a rental agreement a lease right now, there's nothing they can do about it. if the lease has run out and you're now going month to month, then they're allowed to increase it but there are limits. they can only go up to two times your monthly rent for an unfurnished apartment and three times for a furnished apartment. >> you're probably not at that level yet. if i had to guess they're probably constantly keeping you at one month's rent and rent is going up so much that's why you keept getting the increase. >> that's brutal. thank you, michael. all right, well, more than 3 million sippy cups are being
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recalled because of possible mold exposure. the recall includes five types of tommy tippy sippy spill proof cups. the consumer products safety commission says mold can develop on the removable white valve inside the cups. when it's wet and not cleaned enough. people should stop using them. for more information, go to abc 7 turning now to the wellness report a awarning about why you should not sit down all day long. plus, a cell phone cancer link has shown up in a government study. here's jane king. a major u.s. government study on rats has found a link between cell phones and cancer. the multiyear peer rerued study by the national toxicology program showed low incidences of two types of tumors in male rats that were exposed to the radio frequencies emitted by cell phones. they were found in the brain and heart. the national institute of health who oversaw the study says it is important to note that previous human studies have found limited evidence of an increased risk
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for developing cancer from cell phone use. the texas school public of health found call center woeshgz who can sfand for we're yoz time made more calls throughout the day. and also 75% said they had fewer body aches during the day. another surprise is that the productivity gains kept increasing with each passing month. at first, standing did not increase their call rates but by the second month they were more productive due to the decrease in body discomfort and join pain according to the researchers. and vitamins are joining the clean label bandwagon. a company called ritual has gotten investor money to begin marketing its first product a multivitamin. the new york tiemtz says vitamins are start being to get the same zrut ne as feuds. while ritual targets women it doesn't have calcium. from the nasdaq, i'm jane king. here's to your health. abc 7 news ats 4 continues. and bottle rock is bang. >> it's a beautiful day, hang out outside in napa. >> making music in napa valley, the big names taking the stage
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this weekend. right now dan is here with a look at what's coming up at 5. larry, thanks very much. come up, a south bay congresswoman calls out a men of the administration. you'll hear exactly what happens. and unpreps dented study links cancer to cell phones. so is the danger real? and what happens when you mix the marines and a contingent from the raiders?
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here's a look at tonight's prime time lineup on abc 7. 500 questions is at 8:00, then shark tank is at 9:00, 20/20 at
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10:00 and then join us for abc 7 news at 11:00. now, if you're driving to napa county this weekend, make sure you budget some extra time do get there. the roads will be packed for a good reason. it begins and ends with music. wayne freedman is live on the first day of bottle rock, wayne. >> reporter: that is some first day. we have michael fronty on stage right now about spearhead and that's only the beginning of a first begin night. lenny kravitz follows fomed by stevie wonder? no wonder these roads are packed thisthis weekend. in napa, the signs are a dead giveaway, as are the packed side wakes, all symptoms and byproducts of this. ♪ bottle rock 4, this is the music festival that started out shaky, that changed ownership and now has found a groove by signing a ten-year lease. the fair grounds now filled with a little bit of everything. >> you're going to go next for -- >> a little veno. >> reporter: and then?
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>> then probably pizza. >> reporter: and then? >> it then maybe some more wine. >> reporter: and then? >> music. >> then the burrito. >> reporter: promoters expect 40,000 people a day here for 78 musical acts and now maybe you see the scope of it. where a massive earthquake hit less than two years ago it is a comeback, good luck finding a hotel or getting a dinner reservation of the at grace's table, the chef loves to the influx of new faces. >> we're full a lot, but we're good to have a whole new base to be drawing on. >> reporter: that base sold this show out last april, prices for the three days range from $200 to $3,000 here in the vip section they paid $700. what's it like to be a vip? >> i don't know. we just got here. >> reporter: they've got elbow room. they've got shade. easy access to amenities. they've got music really loud. and if the decembibels become t much for you, here's an alternative, silent


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