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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. [ band playing ] all the bay area and the nation remember the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice. >> i am natasha zouves. >> i am matt keller. kristen sze is off. all the biggest ceremony is taking place in the presidio right now with a vice ghost. >> our reporter joins us with what is happening now. >> amy? >> a complete surprise. bernie sanders just walked in through the guilties. no one knew he was coming. everyone was shocked. we have video we captureed
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moments ago of his leaving the process of veterans into the presidio cemetery. he has other events today. in oakland he will be at the lazy at 4:00, but first he appeared here. we wanted to ask, why in. >> you decided to come, why? >> i am the chairman of united states senate chairman of veterans affair and the needs of the veterans and families who made the ultimate sacrificed. >> we were surprised and it is great he is taking the time out to honor our men and women in the service and it is important that he participate and with a special holiday especially given he wants to be the leader of our country. it was nice he was representing. >> i shot the interview with my cell phone, it was bit shaky.
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>> this is one of the largest memorial day events in the country for tuning on korea and vietnam veterans and the anniversary of the buffalo soldiers. there are 2,500 people expected to be here. 2,500 people who got quite a surprise, a visit from a presidential candidate, bernie sanders. i s covered this event for a long-term but never seen anything quite like this. >> president obama paying tribute to the men and women who have given their lives in service to our country. this morning the president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown at arlington national cemetery saying our nation is so thankful to the families of the fallen. >> a vision el is underway tonight on the him side in the east bay, the crosses of lafayette have had ten years of keeping count of united states service members killed in action. the memorial started with controversy at the beginning of the iraq war when residents put
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a cross for each united states soldier who died. some criticized it calling a political statement. that controversy went away. now, families go there to remember loved ones. tonight the service starts at 7:00. the memorial is just across the street from the lafayette bart station. >> develops are gathering in the heart of san francisco ten door line. st. anthony's dining room is hosting a special lunch for those who served. one of the few places offering a hot meal offering lunch for 3,500 veterans. students at stanford are helping out to serve lunch. >> with sanders today, hillary clinton and bill clinton marched in the memorial parade in new york this morning, they were joined by new york governor cuomo. the clintons have a home there. analysts wonder how she will handle questions of using herrist e-mail as secretary of state for business purposes. that practice was called "inappropriate," last week after
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a federal investigation. clinton plans to campaign again in california the week before the june 7 primary. >> donald trump said he will release a final accounting of fundraising for military veterans today. the presumptive nominee spent sunday speaking to a motorcycle rally in front lincoln memorial in washington under pressure to reveal the numbers after reports of fundraiser he held did not raise as much money as he claimed. >> a win tonight is a must for warriors in they want to secure their spot in the championship series. elissa is at arena with the excitement for game seven. >> check this out, the giant scoreboard they have lowered to the center of the court tightening crews and making sure that everything works before the game tonight. they have been testing out the cameras behind the back board, and they will get some pretty exciting shots and maybe some good dumpings later on tonight. this place will be packed with more than 19,000 screaming fans
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and there are t-shirts placed over every seat and it will be fun game but there is a lost stake. >> it is game seven of what has been a challenging series against the oklahoma city thunder. worse rallied from behind to security a game six victory. all the last game almost gave me a heart attack. i am not nervous. >> dubs nation sailed, see you monday. that day is here the fans are pumped. >> it is great for for the whole bay area. super excited. >> building energy. >> warriors have home court advantage. oracle arena will be packed. and loud. >> they are coming out strong. >> fans know it is not beginning to be easy. the thunder crushed the --s by more than 20 points in game four and five. >> you cannot sleep on them. westbrook is a boast. in they win they have to win on
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our turf. >> tickets sold out in minutes. resale started at $358. some court side seats are more than $15,000. bart track maintenance is put on homed so regular service keeps people to and from oracle arena. the coach knows the prior of game seven playing in three during his career. >> you can be nervous, everhyped, you can be exciteed, but the biggest thing is you just remind yourself it is a game. >> tick off is 6:00, and doors open at 4:00. >> natasha and matt the warriors want another one of these and n.b.a. champion but it will take a lot of hard work and a lot of fan support. fans encouraged to show up early. people lucky enough to get tickets get thunder sticks to make as much noise as is possible and turn oracle arena into roar-acle.
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>> love it. whether you are going to the game or watching from home, we want to see your warriors pride. when you post your fan photos and video to social media houston # #dubson7sowecanfindandfeaturethe m. >> game one is on thursday. coverage starts at 5:30 right here on abc7. >> thousands of sharks fans are inside s.a.p. center in san jose for a watch party as the men play game one of the stanley cup final. sharks feature swept over the south bay everywhere. begans are hyped. some have proceed dictions for the first appearance in the stand difficult cup final in 25-year history. >> first game, 2-1. second 3-2. we will come here and we will bet them. sharks eat penguins. >> the watch party starts at 5:00. tickets are $5 with the proceeds
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going to the sharks foundation. the first 8,000 fans receive a rally towel. wayne freidman is in pittsburgh with reports on abc7 starting at 4:00. >> did you feel it? people in the east bay received a small just a moment from a minor earthquake this morning. u.s. geological survey said the 2.earthquake struck at 9:30 a.m. with no damage reported. the center was located two miles northeast of the city. >> the light rail trains are, again running through a santa clara intersection the site of a deadly accident yesterday. a woman died in the sunday afternoon crash. that is east of levi stadium. the driver of the truck and a passenger were taken to the hospital. the truck blocked the light rail track for hours after the incident. >> a suspected drunk driver hit a san mateo county sheriff patrol car inned withed would city, the driver in a black sedan backed into a car that had two people in custody in the pack seat. the driver was given a field
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sobriety different and arrested on suspicion of d.u.i. no one was hurt. >> still ahead, dangers off the shores of southern california. >> what authorities are doing on this memorial day weekend to protect bench goers after a suspected shark attack. >> was shoot this rare gorilla the only option? stay tuned. poallergies?reather. stuffy nose? can't sleep? take that.
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>> the abc7 news app on the go on your schedule on one screen. all the weather, traffic, and news that lives where you live. >> a stretch of newport beach in southern california remains closed after a beachgoer is believed to have been attacked by a shark yesterday. the attack happened in the waters off the state beach in the city of newport beach. lifeguards pull the william out pleading heavy from bite wounds. lifeguards and police evacuated the waters and closed down three miles of the coastline. >> animal rights activist hold a vigil at the cincinnati ask after a gorilla was shot and killed in his own exhibit over the weekend. the violent end came after a young boy slipped into the enclosure. today a debate over what was the right thing to do. >> this video shows ten minutes of pure terror at the cincinnati
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zoo. all the child has fallen into the gorilla change. >> a boy was trapped held in the clips of a 400 pound gorilla and dragged through the water. the child's mother reassured him from above. >> mommy loves you. it came when a zoo worker shot and killed the 17 year old endangered silver back gorilla while the animal was holding the boy. >> they made the right choice because they saved the little boy's life. >> a anger erupted questioning why the gorilla was killed rather than tranquilized. animal expert said the zoo worker made the right decision as a tranquilizer would end up agitating the gorilla and put the child's life at risk. >> they are magnificent feature but there is no doubt in my mind the child would not be here in they made the decision at the cincinnati zoo. >> the boy was rushed to the hospital and the family said he has been released survive the insurance accident with only a
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concussion and a few scrapes. >> tough story. >> meteorologist mike nicco is here with the forecast. mike? >> good morning. everyone. we have clouds at the coast that will keep you cool but inland a heat wave is starting and could reach triple digits when it is over. timetable and how hot it will be in your neighborhood ahead. >> heroic actions of three women who may have prevented a
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>> los altos, antioch, petaluma, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news.
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>> three southern california women are called heroes for stepping in to save a stranger. the three friends were enjoying a night out when they notice add man and a woman at a near table. the woman used the restroom the man took out a black vial and put something in the drink. they took action. one followed the woman support bathroom. >> it wars weird to, like, hi, i know is weird but...we saw the guy you are with put something in your drink. >> what did she say? >> he is one of my best friend. >> the manager said security footage confirmed their suspicion so the restaurant called police. officers arrested michael schu and he is held on $1 million bail. >> rescuers are searching for a seven-year-old boy abandoned in a row mate by his parents as a form of punishment. they said he disappeared collecting wild verge talls
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later they admitted they abandoned him for punishment. they drove back to find him but he was gone. the area is known to a wild bear population. >> you probably know that a group of highly eligible men or vying for the hand of jo-jo for the bachelorette. >> hello, san francisco. she talked about the crazy arrives and you have not forgotten the unicorn, 25 men showed up to compete for the final rose and two are from san francisco. there is grant, 28-year-old firefighter and nick, 26-year-old software seals man. i asked her about their chances. >> can you give us a hint in either of the bay area guys made it to the end? >> i cannot give anything you have to watch. >> i can tell you i am happy. i cannot tell you in i have love. why have any regrets. in i could do it again i would.
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>> here is what we tell you, the road ended early for nicky but grant, firefighter firefighters is doing pretty well. if you want to check on his chances tonight. >> any everyone her, santa claus is one of the 25. >> friends for lie. >> if you are a gifts person, that is the perfect guy. >> meteorologist mike nicco we are getting a gift all weekend through long weekend. >> a lot of sunshine. it has been nice. the official kick off to the summer holiday season. everyone has been feeling it. we know it is memorial day today. we have a lot of outdoor activities to remember those that have fallen for our freedom. can you see the winds are light and variable. they are not blowing offshore. that is why the cost is going to be cool and full of clouds as we hock from mount tamalpais. the rest of us are dealing with the warm sunshine. developing inland heat wave starts today and the heat will brake by the time we get to the
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weekend. you can see the clouds along the coast and once in a while though break open for sunshine. and even in it is not sunny where you are going you know with the thin cloud deck the sun is going to go right through it and burn you. 55 at half moon bay. we have low-to-mid 60 from san francisco, oakland, hayward and san mateo and upper 60s in hayward. a lot of 80s heading interest inland east bay. we are going to have money 80s through the south bay, los gatos could reach 90, and santa cruz afternoon sunshine and 70 and cloudy all day, and 62, and warmer in pacifica at 67, and those the extremes at the coast. we will have, say, upper 70s to mid-80s on the peninsula and right around the upper 60s in san francisco, and low-to-mid 70s around south san francisco and sausalito and in the north bay valley, for any length of type, get ready for 80s, 86 degrees there and along the east bay and all the bay area, this is abc7 shore, quite a spread. inland temperatures in the upper 80s like men and pleasanton, to 95 in antioch.
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if you are boat or sailing, north of the bay bridge we have a small craft advisory and it will be choppy. tree pollen, glass pollen but the big story is the u.v. index is, the must addition part of being outside, and, still, great in santa cruz, but afternoon sunshine, and temperatures at the coast are in the secretary through 5:00, and we will hit 80s to nearly 90. around 7:00, hook at that, 50s at coast, and 76 inland. and comfortable by 9:00 mid-50s. to mid-60s. >> 68 at 6:00, drive down to 62 and winner takes all, and next door, they have a baseball game, and the twins and the a's 65 dropping to vine from 7:00 to 10:00. notice, the coast will have mid-60s, our warmest day is in the soviets on friday. our warmest day around the bay is in the mid-80's. by friday. we will have triple digits
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friday inland. that is when it is hottest. we will keep things as we head through weekend. we will build up to that friday. so it will be warm from now on. >> thank you, mike. almost 40 yours after "roots," first aired the miniseries is being retold with new incite of the lives of slaves from the mid-1700s to the end of the civil war. >> look up, little one. based on the novel in 1977 original miniseries the 2016 version of "roots" provided a contemporary perspective of a life in slabbery for a family. the cast is all star. and the star of the original is an executive producer the. >> there is a gold mine of information available to us now that was not available during the original research of alex. >> people retell the story to ensure no one forgets what happened. >> the original "roots," won
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nine emmys and one of the highest rated miniseries in television history. >> starting memorial day off right for local veterans. one family banded together for a heart felt show of gratitude to
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>> coming up, more men than women a historic gender balance shift. >> bicycle season spins into gear which helmet protects your kids the best? michael finney has the answer at 5 o'clock. >> fires in south san francisco were pretty busy this morning cooking up a holiday meal. >> crews got up early to home the memorial pancake breakfast at fire station 61 and all the ingredients and supplies donated by members of the community, offer a great cause, money raised benefiting the v.f.w. last year they raised $500 for veterans. >> so wonderful. of course we should be thanking to all of our vans each day, but especially today. >> absolutely. from all of us here, thanks for joining us. >> we have people on the beach because, of course, it is memorial day a holiday. this is santa cruz right now, a
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little bit of hazy but, inland, certainly warm, and there is more heat on the way.
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