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>> it's saturday, september 3. here's meet the lisa argen. >> visibility is fine. these clouds will part and we will get into a cooler afternoon. temperatures rights now in the 50s. san francisco 58. mountain view and 55 in morgan hill. a live look from the emeryville camera. 59 concord. and livermore checking in at 57 degrees. by the afternoon we have gusty
winds, a cooler day today and tomorrow. but the long labor day weekend features a warmer outlook >> thank you. breaking news overnight from skew jersey. an officer is in critical condition and one dead after she a shooting at cesar's casino. the officer was rushed into surgery and is listed in critical condition. san francisco police are investigating an incident at a dog part where a man kicked another person's pet. a few dogs, including a bassett hound, got rowdy. the hound's owner reportedly went after a black lab. we have video what have happened next. >> the video starts with the man pulling in the plaid away from the black plaid. other dog owners urge him to leave. he starts screaming instead.
[yelling] the owner of otis tries to get him away. the man slams his boot into otis's belly. >> i was convinced he had broken the dog's ribs. >> another one tackled him to the ground. the man grabs his bassett hound and believes. korean raw was right there with her great dane. >> it was terrifying. >> how he could be heard yelling at the man. >> i went up to him and said don't come back to this park. >> they first noticed the batset hound because his dog wasn't fixed and that could lead to problems. >> i can't tell you how many times that happens out here. >> many relieved to hear otis is doing well. still the violent kick has
people talking. >> i've been coming here for 30 years and i've never seen anyone get that crazy over a dogfight. >> cbs news. >> santa clara police officers say they may hold their own boycott against the 49ers following colin kaepernick's critical comments. they sent a letter saying members may stop working home games at levi's stadium. organizers are angry about his comments and as well as the socks he wore depicting police as pigs. it started with his refusal to stand for the national an they will. the police department said they will issue a statement today. yesterday they reiterated his expression of right of freedom of expression. and in thursday night's
preseason game, cabinet heard the boos while kneeling in protest. he decided to neil instead he have sit during the message to keep his message focused on injustice. after the game he said he's taking it one step further. he will donate the first $1 million he makes this season to help the marginal lives community. the area groups say he could do a lot of good. >> it could be helpful, for one thing, in addressing affordable housing. we need more housing here in the bay area. it could also be addressed, like i said, with spending more dollars on mental health services. >> thursday cabinet and his girlfriend made the first donation, $60,000 worth of backpacks for kids in the harlem and the bronx. brock turner left yesterday facing hang uncertain future. he plans to live with his parents in ohio, where an angry reception awaits.
abc7 news reporter katie marzullo explains. >> after serving half of a six month sentence, former stanford swimmer brock turner left the jail. >> i think it should have been a stayed prison sentence. >> he's expected stockholm to green valley, ohio. they said post cards will be mailed to nearby home ownsers to alert them a sex offender liches in the area. protesters are already there. this is where turner has lived the past three months. a cell he shared with five other inmates in protective custody. >> there's a lot of reason a person is in protective custody. basically they are at risk while here. >> they said turner received hundreds of pieces of hate mail. [chanting] >> hours after turner was released, a rally outside the jail calling for the judge who sentence the him to be recalled. lawmakers and elected officials stood beside survivors of sexual assault. >> sexual assault is never the
victim's fault. no one is ever asking for sexually assaulted. [applause] >> this here in santa clara county is unsafe because of judge sitting on the bench right now. >> the judge is currently only hearing civil cases. turner will be on probation for three years. abc7 news. brock turner's sentence has inspired new legislation that would guarantee prison time for sexual assaults. current laws allow for a lienor sentence if the victim was unconscious and not forced. the bill, which passed the house and senate this week, would man date three years of jail or prison. aclu opposes the legislation because it is a mandatory minimum. it allows for probation in certain situations. >> a judge can propose probation but the judge would have to outline and clearly articulate on the record what the unique circumstances are that he or she
would not be imposing the mandatory minimum sentence >> governor jerry brown has until the end of the month to sign it. a second proposed bill would expand the definition of rape to include all forms of penetration. we sent out breaking news alert as brock turner walked out of jail. you can the first to know what news breaks by downloading the abc7 news app. it's free for both apple and android devices san francisco sheriffs officials are blaming a court clerk seas mistake for letting an inmate go weeks before his scheduled release. victor rodriguez still had three months to serve when the sheriff's department erroneously let him go on thursday night. he was in jail for allegedly threatening to shoot deputies with an ak-47. he was told to surrender himself this morning but it has not happened. we are hearing from the woman of a bay area police scandal.
the woman spoke from her florida jail cell yesterday. she's being held there after a violent confrontation with security staff at the rehab facility where she was getting help for sex and drug addiction. she refused to talk about the incident but instead made a plea for her release. >> i want to go home. [indiscernible] >> there's no word on whether she will be allowed to return to the rehab facility. 5:08 is our time this morning. the a hurricane watch remains in effect for o'ahu and maui but was cancelled for the weekend. it's a category 2 storm but it's expected to pass north of the islands. waves of expected to peek at 25 feet today and could impact low-lying area. lester is weakening by the hour, but is expected to remain a
abc7news.com. so we will be updating those for you throughout the day. right now 55. it's in the mid-50s in morgan hill. and from sfo no problems, no delays with about 50 santa rosa. 58 by the delta. 59 concord. livermore checking in at 57 degrees. so from our exploratorium camera, look at a cooler than normal weekend. remember we've got a three-day weekend. it's going to get better if you want the warmer weather. the warming trend be begins on labor day, the holiday, monday. we will see the summer heat continue to build after that. so if you've got some extra days offer, that would be good. today the winds are going to be a problem. anywhere from 20 to 30 miles per hour this afternoon. it's going to get quite gusty throughout the day. only upper 50s for the
beaches. except if you are down through santa cruz, 54 -- are 64 degrees. take a look tech winds. the winds along the coast of quite gusty, 30 miles per hour by 1:00. but if you go across the bay by the afternoon not only is it breezy, the winds will continue to pick up anywhere from about 20 to 25 miles per hour. nearby 2000 san francisco. breezy through oakland and livermore. we talked about the warmth coming your way tomorrow. into sunday we are looking at temperatures into the low 80s so it's mild. look what happens on labor day. we will see some upper 80s. the warmth moving across the bay and then into tuesday, yeah, looks like it's going to stay with us. if you like those 90s inland, we will continue to see the sort of warm weather. so not the tahoe tamara, but if you are headed to the sierra nevada, look for partly cloudy skies today and then, boy, is it going to get cooler as we get through the weekend. in the south bay today look for numbers in the mid-70s in
san jose. 69 redwood city. breezy downtown, 65. 78 in sonoma. near east bay looking at 70 in arinda. low to mid-80s today. warmer for the holiday and looking at the warming continuing into the middle of next week and by the end of the week we are still in the 90s inland. >> a very pleasant week. lisa, thank you. just ahead, halloween is just around the corner. can you believe it? but in san francisco this weekend there are a lot of people already in costumes. we will give you
a south bay man found himself in in a situation and needed some help from "7 on your side" michael finney. >> i'm absolutely positively has to be there overnight. >> you may remember the famous slogan. >> the advertisements are there, they are drummed into your head. >> it couldn't apply to anyone more than that mr. barnes of san jose. >> will it work? can i depend on it? >> he was heading to south dakota to visit ailing friends. the day before his flight, he realized his passport expired. >> i thought, my gosh, what am i going to do? he found out he could pay $400 for an expedited renewal. he just had to get his application to the san francisco passport office by 9:00 the next morning and his passport would be readily well before his 11:00 p.m. night. >> i can get up early the next morning and drive to san francisco. >> or he could have fed ex deliver the application for him. >> i called the local fed ex office. they said, yeah, we can overnight that. >> so he dropped it safe that
day at fed ex in san jose and waited. so 9:00 i called the san francisco passport office and said is it there? >> it wasn't. his application was still sitting at fed ex in san jose. >> they said, well, this is a new driver. the new driver didn't pick this up. >> john had to cancel his whole trip. >> i was out almost $1,000. >> he filed a claim with fed ex for his expenses, but it was rejected. fed ex told him it will not accept liability for consequential damages. >> okay. now i'm going to call "7 on your side." >> we took his case to fed ex and the company reconsidered, saying, after additional review of this customer's claim, web worked directly with him to reach a resolution. we regret the inconvenience he experienced. and john received this check for all nonrefundable expenses, $8660 in all. >> it -- $860 in all.
>> it wouldn't have happened without "7 on your side." >> he rebooked his trip and got to visit his friends just weeks before one of them passed aid way. "7 on your side,." it's mating season for terrantulas and if you want you can watch. they crawl out and look for an 8-legged love interest. they are crawling with the dark brown creatures that can range in size from a fingernail to a dinner plate. after mating the spiders die so you can see them while you can and the san francisco super heroes come to life this weekend in san francisco. calk comic-con got underway yesterday. stands of comic books and video games gagger to meet authors of their favorite characters and gives them a chance to dress up.
some of the costumes were pretty elaborate. >> fun, and i really like seeing all the people smile and take pictures. >> it gets other people who like the same things they like. and, oh, my gosh, it's really cool or they will take pictures and it's really fun. >> san francisco comic-con also has a film festival, a cartoon art museum and a gaming floor. it continues tomorrow at the marriott marquis. >> still to come, outrage over a controversial immigration comment from a trump supporter. how the campaign is responding. also, the active bravery that united two sides of the bay. what a san francisco police officer did in oakland that merited
i'm chris nguyen. here's meteorologist lisa argen. she's tracking the condition where you live. hello. >> hi, chris. visibility not bad. temperatures are typically cool, ranging from the 50s in san francisco, upper 50s mountain view and san jose looking at 55 on the coast. sfo, the low clouds, the fog. temperatures are cooler in the north bay at 50. inthe inland east bay upper 50s a cooler day on the way. got news is the fog will clear. we are going to get some sun, but with that some very gusty winds along the shoreline today. so maybe too gusty for the beach today, but remember, we've got several days to enjoy some of this warmer weather headed your way. i'll have the details coming up. chris. lisa, thank you. new this morning, president obama is in china participating in the annual summit of the group of 20. and commenting on the importance of labor unions. the president began his final tour of asia at the airport.
his trip is highlights the u.s. cooperation on climate change. monday afternoon he will take off for lao. and steph curry is also in asia this morning with his wife. he tweeted saying learning how to make spring rolls in china. >> he's in the middle of a five day tour. he has new shoes inspired by characters from a 16th century classic chinese novel. one character has underestimated power and another is calm with laser focus. in the race for the white house, there is new outrage over a comment made by a bay area man who started the group latinos for trump and brought the issue of tacos front and center. we have the story. >> reporter: it was is a comment that combined food, culture and politics, and became on overnight internet sensation.
>> my culture is a very dominant culture and it's imposing and causing problems. if you don't do something about it, you will have taco trucks every corner. >> did you heavy it? >> yes. >> what do you think. >> he's a nut. >> he was trying to support the republican presidential nominees call to tighten immigration controls in the u.s. instead, people on social media poked fun at at it. #taco trucks on every corner has been trending all day. >> if you are speaking on behalf of donald trump and then say something as stupid as this individual said is pretty funny in a way, but its sad. >> san francisco republican party member leo, and designated trump spokesman made clear he doesn't speak for the campaign. he says trump's own words on immigration seems to be well received by supporters.
>> when donald trump finished his ten points on immigration speech, the fundraiser pickup website cashed. there was so much money flowing in. >> he's a long time legal immigration reform advocate. he's currently being sued by the san francisco city attorney, accused of providing fraudulent legal advice to immigrants in the city. a hearing on that is set for next month. abc7 news today donald trump is scheduled to visit an african-american church in detroit. yesterday he started the albida weekend with black leaders in philadelphia. a dozen african-american business, civic and religious leaders from the community spoke to the republican presidential candidate. trump also met with the mother of a murder victim. he will spend the holiday weekend reaching out to minority voters. >> clinton is set to return to san francisco on september 12th for another fundraiser. this is video from last week when hillary clinton appeared in
piedmont in an invitation obtained by "the chronicle." the organizers say it may be her last trip to the bay area before election day. the cheapest ticket is $250, but $10,000 will guarantee admittance to her reception. debates start on in october. anchors from other major networks will moderate debates. people from all over the world are headed to the vatican this weekend for the canonization of mother theresa. she will be recognized as a saint in front of an estimated 500,000 people. she dedicated her people to helping poor and sick people in end i can't and you across the world through permissions. a santa clara university ph.d.
student who met mother theresa does not question her impact on this world. >> i met mother theresa when i was 18 years old. she had come to our parish church. and what really touched me was her compassion and her gentleness. when she blessed me i felt a sense of a deep joy within. mother theresa died 19 years ago at the age of 87. police departments on both sides of the bay came together to recognize one of their own yesterday. san francisco police officer riley bandy was praised for helping to stop an armed robbery in oakland. >> he was off-duty in oakland. >> i see a guy point a rifle at a citizen, and i confronted him.
when i did that, he pointed the rifle at me. >> the award, the silver star medal from oakland police, is the department's second be highest honor for bravery. >> back in july officer bandy was unarmed and out for a jog around lake merritt when he saw an armed robbery in progress. a 16-year-old boy trying to take someone's cell phone. he yelled at the suspect, trying to draw attention away from the victim. >> the suspect backed away from the victim and fled on foot while officer bandy pursued the suspect on foot and called 911 on his cell phone all statement. he stayed on the phone with dispatch as he followed the suspect. and although it appeared to be a rifle, later determined to be a bb gun, it doesn't takeaway from the heroics of that day. >> whether we are on the clock or off the clock we will stand here and defend you and put our life on the line doing it and we have no problem doing it. we've been sworn this do that and that's right exactly what we are going to do. >> the recognition came as a surprise tofs toker bandy.
>> i take it personally when someone tries to victimize people in our community. i didn't want him to get away with it. >> officer bandy's commanding officers have also nominated him for an sfpd medal of valor. a new sea hog rule is in effect. it allows police to run criminal background checks on the riders and those taking up more than one seat on frequently crowded trains. it applies during weekday rush hours from 6 to 10 and 3 do 7:0. violators could face fines and repeat offenders could get jail time. bart between daly city stations will be shut down son labor day. it starts at 6:00 p.m. today. a free bus is being provided to get passengers through the
closer. bart warns that the bus bridge could add an extra 60 minutes to your trip. as many as three more weekends may be required to complete the work. still ahead on abc7 mornings, a special holiday weekend soccer tournament in the east bay. why it's more than just a name for one national team visiting the bay area. first a live look outside from our abc7 roof cam. this is pointed at pier 15 this morning. its pretty calm out there. the flag is still. lisa argen will have your full accuweather forecast in just a
anything encountered in our solar system before. they have sent back the first-ever images of jupiter's north pole. the system shows storm systems and weather activity that scientists have never seen before. because of all the storms the planet is barely recognizable. juno also sent back sounds it picked up as it approached jupiter. what you are about to hear are radio waves that come from the auroras that circle jupiter's north pole. [indiscernible noises] >> the radio emissions are the strongest in the solar system. happening today, it's not quite as exotic as jupiter, but the annual art and wine fest the value in -- festival. lots of wine to drink, food to drink and plenty of artwork. this is the 46th year for the event. the festival runs today and
tomorrow from 10:00 to 5:00. 5:41 is the time. i still can't get over the sounds from jupiter. >> i don't know about that. maybe some extraterrestrial life we are hearing. a gorgeous day in milbrae, in the 60s. cooler than what you might expect. a live look outside from our sutro tower camera. in and i had upper 50s from the city to the airport. you see the fog putt there. not only will that clear, but we will see some winds take its place. we will explain what that means for your saturday, the long weekend and into the first full week of september coming up. >> lisa, thanks. also next, stanford kicks off their season, trying to avoid the upset. there were some big runs against cans st
>> welcome back, everyone. time right now is 5:45. a live look outside from our emeryville camera. never get tired of look be at this shot. you see traffic moving just fine across the bay bridge in morning. lisa argen returns in a little bit with the full accuweather forecast the afghanistan women's national soccer team is playing a week-long tournament in the east bay, hoping to qualify for an international event abc7 news was in dublin when they practiced earlier this week. for some of the players it's been quite a journey to get here w he have the story from dublin. >> the. >> reporter: the afghanistan women's soccer team is headed in the right direction and tuning up here for competition overseas. they are intent on breaking some barriers, not just in sports. >> everyone has a fire in their heart. >> she was in denmark. her family left war-torn
afghanistan when she was ten. >> you want to inspire people, small children, small girls in afghanistan to look at us and say i want to be like her. she did it, i can do it. >> a team founder lived under constant threat in her home country, simply because she played football. >> when we start playing football, it was not a safe place for us. we faced a lot of warnings. >> they are going to blow right past you. >> this year she reached out to haley carter, a naval academy grad, who served two tours in iraq and now plays for the houston -- >> it's nice to see not only are these girls getting an opportunity to play but girls in afghanistan are because of the coverage we are getting as a team. >> former cal coach, kelly lindsay, is the head coach. >> drive it. >> that's it!
>> these players clearly have the drive to be successful on the field. but more importantly, they want to be an inspiration to girls and women everywhere, especially at home. >> this is a dream for not only my dream, but the rest of the group's dream that is coming true. >> in dublin, laura anthony, abc7 news. now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> well, the weekend is here. the long holiday weekend. starting out with low clouds and fog. you can see it's blanketed over the bay area. but i wanted to bring your attention to the eastern seaboard where they are still dealing with the effects of the tropical storm hermine. the problem with this is it is not moving too much. they closed the beaches in new york city today and tomorrow as this meanders right on through the weekend with 75 miles per hour winds offshore. and that is going to bring up not only the storm surge, but rip currents are a potential
danger and a likelihood. 2 to 4 feet above ground for this system here. taking you out to the pacific, the good news here is it is moving north of the hawaiian island chain except we see some gusty winds and also in o'ahu there's a hurricane watch. heavy rain is a possibility on the northern side here of the islands. but if it still stays a hurricane, it's a category 2 now and weakening. check out our app for the latest on both of those systems. it's 57 morgan hill. half moon bay, good morning to you. we are looking at the airport where it is cloudy this morning. no delays yet. 58 by the delta. 59 in concord. livermore, 57. we had throttle of 80s -- lots of 80s yesterday. it's been warm but we are looking at a cool-down for the would be end. cooler than average, but not the entire weekend. the warming trend begins monday, labor day. then we look for the summer heat to return and actually stay with
us through portions of the middle of next week and mainly inland. we will see comfortable temperatures around the bay. but the low clouds and fog will be banked up along the coast. in the sierra nevada, 71 today. and it's going to be -- that's cooler than yesterday and it will continue that cooling trend for the next several days. los angeles 76. monterey checking in later on today at 72. not only will it be about four to six degrees cooler than average, but the winds at the coast will be gusty and around point asian up to 30 miles per hour. you can see oakland and san francisco throughout the afternoon it will be a breezy day. and even into 4:00 winds up to 15 miles per hour from livermore to san jose, half moon bay and kind of gusty out there. keep that in mind. temperatures will be on the cool side. how cool? san jose yesterday was 81. the average high is 83. today and tomorrow just in the 70s. then notice the numbers will continue to go up throughout the next several days. so mid-60s today if you are headed to the coliseum for the
evening game, red sox in town. otherwise around the bay today it's cooler and it will be breezy. 70 in palo alto. look for mid-60s santa cruz. half moon bay 61. lots of events around the bay today for the holiday weekend. with the cooler weather, tomorrow we are only going to see a slight bump-up into monday. and warming continues into tuesday and wednesday. look at the that. kids are back in school and we have the warmer weather around the bay and the inland valleys. but september is when yes get really our nicest weather. >> a lot of people happy with this forecast. >> yeah. >> thank you, lisa. in sports this afternoon san jose state opens their season in tulsa, oklahoma. kickoff at 4:00 p.m. last night number 8 stanford played their season opener down on the farm against kansas state. here's abc7 sports director larry beil with the highlights in this morning areas sports
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$101 million. in sports, this afternoon san jose state opens its season in tulsa, oklahoma. the spartans take on the golden hurricanes at chapman stadium. kickoff at 4:00 p.m. last night number 8 stanford played their season opener against kansas state. here's larry beil with the highlights in this morning's sports report. >> good morning, everybody. after finishing second in the heisman trophy race last year, all as are on the star mccarthy. they wanted to stop number 5. this may be the prettiest touchdown that doesn't count. mc caffery fielding the punt inside the 5. that's a no-no and he was scolded after the game. lookout now, it's white lightning! gone! 97 yards, but it's called back because of a block in the back by a freshman. ryan burns making his first career start. completed his first ten passes. second quarter, a wide-open
michael rechter. 10-6. look at this move right there! leaving some lingerie on the field above a defender. k-state hung in there. made it a six-point game. and icing it. another scamper. he will catch him from behind. a 41-yard touchdown. 126 yards rushing on the night. 210 all-purpose yards and two tds as stanford wins 26-13. >> happy to get a win. happy to find a way to win. happy to finish the game on the field. not clean, not pretty in the second half, but we played hard and showed heart at the end. very proud of our guys and their effort. >> we started fast, but we have to find a way to stay focused throughout the second, third quarter and find a way to finish at the end. >> on to baseball. three hits per game is not going to get it done for the giants. for the second game in a row the giants' offense was on fumes in
chicago. there's not any way to make a playoff push. runs hard to come up for both teams at wrigley field. david ross comes in here. cubs get two runs in the third to take the 2-0 lead. that was enough for john lester who was dealing. he was no-hitting the giants for 6 2/3. the giants go down 2-1. but lester would go the distance. 3-hitter. rain crawford looking to end it. giants fall 2-1. they are fortunate the dodgers have not left them in the dust in the west. a's and red socks. david ortiz, big papi. his final trip here. the base hit. 1-0 sox. treggs was on the mound. he left with a back injury after the first.
and travis shaw, a three-run homer. and things really got out of the control in this game as the red socks would roll to victory 16-2. and don't forget college football tonight back on abc7, 5:00 kickoff for alabama and usc. that should be a good one. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> next on abc7 morning at 6:00, a k-9 -- canine confrontation. a man kicked a dog at a dog park. park. and the backlash that the anyone with type 2 diabetes park. and the backlash that the knows how it feels to see your numbers go up, despite your best efforts. but what if you could turn things around? what if you could... love your numbers? discover once-daily invokana®. it's the #1 prescribed sglt2 inhibitor that works to lower a1c.
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low clouds and fog. a little more in the way of high-level clouds that should thin out throughout the day. as we look outside from the exploratorium camera, it looks nice. mid-and upper 50s. elsewhere mid-50s. oakland 59. this is a cool shot from san jose. look at the sky there. just a sliver of light. and looking at numbers cooling off. santa rosa 47. how about 11 degrees warmer out by the delta and concord with 5k outside, temperatures in the 50s to near 06 with cloudy skies, sunshine, windy, cooler today. the only 80s just a couple and it will below 80s inland. chris. lisa, thank you. breaking news overnight from new jersey. an officer is in critical condition and one dead after she a shooting at cesar's casino. authorities say gunfire broke out at 3:30 east coast time in f