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>> the loama broke out about 10 miles outside morgan hill. >> the fire burned 15 hup acres and only 5% contained so far. >> we have team coverage on people as well as pets. >> we're going to begin with chris nguyen tonight. chris? >> the park where we're located now has become somewhat of a gathering place for families evacuated from the fire. if you take a look behind me, you can see the smoke. it appears smoke is getting in closer to us compared to when we're with you during the 4:00 newscast. cal fire says more than 500 personnel are on the ground with more to arrive incoming days. just below loma prieta on koesa loma road, a waiting game.
katie mcheartland got the word that her childhood home is still standing. >> he built that home. it's been there 28 years, he has kept everything clean and no brush. >> reporter: but the news was bittersweet upon learning her grandmother's house didn't make it. >> my dad is like i want to stay here. i don't think it's going to hit us. then, all of a sudden, be -- it was coming. >> animals trying to unfor their lives ares people trying to get up there with trailers to help people get animals out. >> reporter: with temperatures in the 90s, this shows the smoke filling much of the santa clara valley skyline. >> we haven't had cooler temperatures. we have fire activity that in a brought-stricken area has taken off. >> black soot just from trying to get out is just horrendous. >> many of them not knowing when
they'll be able to return home. as the sun starts to set, you can see just how intense those flames are, the smoke, rather coming from the hillside. we expect to get another update from cal fire within the hour, again, those numbers, 1500 acres have burned and just 5% containment. i'm chris nguyen, abc7 news. evacuation orders can be very difficult for some to obey because they can't leave their pets and animals behind but they're getting help tonight. abc7 news reporter david louie is live just north of santa cruz. david? >> animal control officers say there are probably more animals than people in the santa cruz mountains. so in a fire emergency, moving horses can be difficult and challenging if owners don't have trailers. that is when evacuations steps
in. the red cross takes care of people. mary sullivan white hasn't had much sleep with requests for help. >> i got three hours of sleep last night. and it was interrupted by phone call after phone call. so not very many. a lot of work to do. >> it's a labor of love? >> complete labor of love. >> reporter: the fair grounds has 100 stalls available. one is occupied by four rescued alpacas who had no idea they were at risk. 27 horses have been moved so far to grand hill show grounds, a equestrian center with plenty of room for evacuations. kenneth cole is an oceano grapher and says horse owners seem better prepared to spring
into action. >> we moved about 500 horses county wide. for lock heed fire we only moved 50. we attribute that to greater public education, helping people develop evacuation plans of their own. >> reporter: rescues don't always go smoothly. >> we considers our fingers and hope they've been trailered before because that can be a problem. it can be a big problem. >> reporter: in the santa cruz mountains, david louie, abc7 news. >> here is another live look at the fire from sky 7. look at those flames coming off of those flames. let's check with spencer christian. spencer? weather conditions will be improving. you can see cooling fog back at the coast.
temperatures around the bay area are dropping off now as cool down continues. here is how things stand in the area of the loma fire. temperatures 86 degrees and warm, but not exceedingly hot. humidity is rather low and 16% is higher and wind is calm, there are occasional gusts to nine miles per hour. this nasa satellite image shows path of the smoke from the loma fire into sweeping south ward if it stays in that path, that means smoke will not have any adverse affect on air quality here in the bay area, this is our projection for wind gusts tomorrow, 9:00 a.m., 10:00 a.m., rather. during mid day and afternoon, winds gust occasionally between 10:00 and 15 miles per hour which is not good news for the firefighting efforts but winds diminish in the evening hours tomorrow and temperatures dropping off sharply the next several days, highs into mid-70s and next two days into 60s over the weekend so this cooling trend will diminish.
we still have wind to contend with. ama? >> thank you, spencer. and several homes are burning right next to highway 101 in petaluma. that shut down the free for a while this afternoon. >> this is new video showing smoke pouring out of the home on stewart and mckenzie drive. 4 or 5 were partially burned. >> sky 7 shows massive flames shooting out of one of the houses and there was a traffic back up after the chp closed down the northbound lanes at lakeville highway. that is what you're seeing here, they closed to give fire crews access to fight flames right next to the highway. look at the smoke. >> all lanes just reopened and no one was hurt but they're starting to assess the damage to those houses. >> we did send out multiple alerts about the fire and impact along 101. to get those sent to your smart
phone, just down load the free abc7 news app. >> happening now, a live look at the richmond san rafael bridge. lanes just reopened and a big rig crash shut down half of the bridge all day long. just a huge mess. the crash happened hours ago, about 8:00 this morning. truck slammed into a guardrail and caught fire. the resulting mess was a real problem. the clean up took so long because metal melted, diesel spilled and the truck was carrying contaminated soil, to boot. inspectors had to make sure the bridge wasn't damaged and drivers were rerouted off the bridge all day long. >> what are you learning now? >> patients. >> part of a sanford shopping center went into lock down
because of a man holding a gun. police tracked down the gunman that is apparently connected to a road rage incident. an orinda couple was attacked, the wife was shot and husband, wiftol whipped. the two suspects are on the loose. laura? >> police are looking at surveillance video from this store, other businesses trying to get a lead on a suspect or vehicle in this case. crimes like this are so rare that the victim told us at first he thought it was a joke. a bandage. he and his wife thought it was a prank when two men wearing halloween masks approached them in their orinda driveway. >> the man said give it up. i gave him my wallet. he hit me in the head with the
gun. carol still thought it was a joke and was fighting to keep her purse. she had her brand new phone in and our vacation photos on it and stuff like that. the guy shot her twice. >> a member of the orinda school board, 70-year-old carol brown was hit twice in the pelvis and upper arm. >> my dad said one of them had a pig snout mask. >> the couple's son was inside when his father came running in. >> i saw my father bleeding saying they shot her. >> i got down and put pressure on the arm wound, the one bleeding. >> police believe the two followed the couple from either the bart station or safeway just miles from their home. >> whether you're in a parking lot or shopping area, it's important to look around you. >> if you know who shoot a 70-year-old lady that is a really nice lady, please let us
know. >> he told his his wife as several months of recovery ahead of her. new at 6:00 san francisco has become the first city in the nation to man public spending in states that passed anti-lgbt laws. the board of supervisor as proved the legislation that targets north carolina, mississippi and tennessee. it will likely ban the city from renewing those deals. >> wells fargo ceo john stump will fore fit any bonuses immediately. it's the board's way of trying to stem a scandal. wells fargo agreed to pay $185 million to settle al investigations its employees opened millions of accounts without customer permission in
stars that died at the sonoma county fair grounds. kristin zee is here with the details. >> reporter: absolutely tragic. charla caines died and 17-year-old kyle maclaine of pennsylvania died yesterday from injuried suffered during his crash on this is you tube video promoting the event. they ride on a cushion surface, spewing dirt going sideways at 100 miles per hour. kyle started riding motorcycles at age three crashed and charlotte, a rising star just won her first event this year crashed into minor injuries.
meantime, ama set up a memorial fund for kyle and charla. here is the website. you can click on any racer and you can make a donation to their memorial fund to help their families with expense penses. you can find a link on abc7news.com. dan and ama? >> thank you so much. >> every time collin kaeper in this case speaks, half questions are about half and other half about social activism. today, the super bowl says there is a lot to discuss. >> there are issues that need to be addressed within the sfpd. there is no blatant racism there that hasn't been addressed and i think it was a huge step the d.a. is overseeing cases at the pd instead of the police department. that is a step in the right direction instead of having investigations. >> the district attorney isn't
currently overseeing the cases but the mayor approved funds to fire staff so the d.a. can take charge. historically, the d.a. never charged a san francisco officer. a bill board featuring kaepernick and the word "patriotism" is greeting drivers, put there by the courage campaign. the company says the decision to sit out the national anthem is unpopular, he and those emulating him are showing us the true meaning of patriotism. today is a spare the air day but nearby wildfires could have made conditions much worse. lyamne melendez is live with how people are coping. >> the problem was the ozone. from here, i can see and can i
say it, a beautiful layer of fog should help improve things. when complaening you bring in perspective. >> i just got back from florida and texas this, is nice. >> reporter: at uc berkeley a few students complained about how classrooms were too hot and they were hoping for relief today. >> right now it's way too hot to come to class wearing anything but a tee shirt and shirts. i wore black today and i'm paying for it. >> i am waiting for cool weather, 70s and 80s that we're used to. >> reporter: bay area area quality district was monitoring the loma fire and the impact it may have on the air. >> it's very high aloft. the main thing we're concerned about is ozone. >> that is when high temperatures inland and exhaust from cars create ozone which can irritate your lungs.
today is the 25th spare the air day of the season. with temperatures hiting triple digits it's no wonder this theater has some like it hot as the up coming attraction. in the east bay, abc7 news. air pollution is the biggest environmental health risk. globally, the worst is stretching between asia and africa, indicated in red on this map. in the bay area, air quality levels are average are high but within acceptable levels. >> i'm happy to report air quality will be improving temperatures dropping from uncomfortable levels and
improving air quality. let's take a look at readings. this is how a cool down looks on the 24 hour change map 20 degrees cooler in san francisco and only the farthest east bay locations are just a few degrees cooler, on we go to our skyline, it's 63 degrees in san francisco. 79 in mountain view and half moon bay, 55 degrees. this is the view tower, one more live view from our camera looking toward east southeast, you can see blue skies over the bay and these are the forecast features, foggy at
the coast and bay and cooler as the weekend arrives and temperatures dropping over the next several days. forecast this evening shows movement of low clouds and fog and locally out across the bay. and fog should not be a problem, we'll bring to the coastline tomorrow, continuing it's cooling influence. lows in the mid to upper and some upper 80s inland and skipping to monday, starting at 5:00 light rain is on the way and there is a slight chance of rainfalling monday night into tuesday and we project rainfall totals generally less than two
tenths of an inch. here is the accu-weather forecast. temperatures continuing to tumble through the end of the week. by weekend we'll see high temperatures mid-70s on the bay. there is a slight chance of showers and rain talked about mob monday into next tuesday. it's looking like a fall like pattern. and we can use the rain. >> coming up next, the plan to get people to mars and beyond. >> one businessman says he has it all figur
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another grass fire has broken out. >> you can see it's putting off ht of smoke. we understand some homes are threatened. and sky 7 captured a power poll and there it is. it looks like it could get worse. we're going to keep an eye on this fire and update you as warranted. and. >> they came face-to-face and
then went head to head. did donald trump and hillary clinton's words make a difference to voters? >> with the election just 41 days away now, the battle on for many undecided >> what was going on today. >> we found a few students who watched the debate. >> neither party nor candidate has been appealing to me, so far. >> still, he did register to vote today. this younger generation is a challenge for hillary clinton and donald trump. >> are you swayed one way or another? >> shot sure. >> jack davis is on campus today ep couraging his classmates.
>> i just think it's important that people take opinions and take it to a vote and make something change for real. >> abc7 mill analyst says millennials are the big question mark in this election. >> so much is at stake here for the future of the country for foreign relations and yet, res than half o f millennials are expected to vote in this election. >> will they show up in november? at cal, voter registration was brisk and the debate, a motivator. >> i thought both candidates were very strong. >> we'll find out if the generation sits out or steps into the voting booth. >> just under a month remains to register to vote.
the deadline is october 24th. voters have another week to request a vote by mail ballot. >> political pin yatas are getting a boost from the debate. shop keepers in san francisco's mission district tell abc7 news that the faceoff has renewed interest in the pin yatas. and hats clearly aimed at the g.o.p. candidate. >> well, we don't have pinata culture down there. but yes, i think that world wide we're becoming more distrustful of our elected officials and a lot of people are looking to vent. >> for republicans who want to vent, the shop is selling hillary clinton and bernie sanders pinatas. trump headed to florida where he took part in a town hall event.
he was positive when reflecting on last night's debate. >> very big moment, important moment talking about very important subjects including jobs and immigration. our military, our vets taking care of our vets. >> did anybody see that debate last night? oh, yes. one down, two to go. >> in less than two weeks clinton and trump will debate in st. louis and 10 days later in las vegas. it's official last night's debate is the most watched in american history, 81 million people tuned in for it. more bay area adults tuned in to abc for coverage and analysis
outlet. >> right now, hundreds of firefighters are working to contain a growing fire that started in a home yesterday afternoon and since burned 2200 acres and destroyed a structure. the fire is 10% contained. we're also keeping an eye on the so called saw mill fire that is currently 55% contained. in gripping testimony a confessed double murderer who turned against his two co-defendants testified today in a courtroom. vic lee was there. >> sean angle pled guilty and in return, agreed to testify against the other two suspects. the prosecutor led his star witness thu the chain he of events. canadian tourist audrey cary was murdered in golden gate park, angle said the three befriended
cary and decided to rob her, lampley, he said straddled her and hit her in the face. she said get off me, what are you guys doing? i heard mr. lampley say shut up or i'll coil you. her last words, just kill me then. then, i heard a pop. thee days later steve carter was killed on a hiking trail. the three wanted a car, carter drove to the trail to walk his dog. angle says they picked carter because as he drove into the parking lot he gave them a look like they were crazy and said carter parked in the next lot. to them, it seemed like he was avoiding them. angle says he heard lampley and aligood confront carter. i heard what are you doing, man, then a shot. i seen the individual we're supposed to rob turn around and stagger. and he says that the dog was
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we have an update on a grass fire, we're seeing neighbor was garden hoses working with firefighters trying to put it out. >> the fire spread to at least one home, we've seen burning. >> check out what sky 7 captured. a sparking if a fire. check that out. sparks supplying at least 30 seconds. >> we're keeping an eye on this for you so stay tuned and remember, get breaking news when it's happens by down loading abc7 news app and enabling push
alerts. >> 7 on your side investigated hundreds of reports of mistaken toll violations. >> one happened to someone that lives in another state, >> with millions of delivers a 1% error rate means thousands are getting tickets they don't deserve. at 4:00 a.m., someone whizzed through and didn't pay the toll. >> i was probably just crawling out of bed to go to work. >> eight hup miles north in puyallup, washington, he was getting out of bed and yet, received this citation saying he was the guy who sped through the toll plaza that day. >> considering i haven't been to
san francisco since the 08s, i was shocked. >> last time he was here he was a kid visiting with his parents. >> i never heard of your toll booth system. >> he never heard of san mateo bridge, either. all he remembered about san francisco is sour dough bread and fishing on the wharf. so he found reports about fast track issuing citations by mistake. >> what are these charges for $500? i thought it was a joke. i kept calling and got a different response. >> sorry, our mistake but we have your money so we don't care. a whistle blower told me fast track wasn't resolving complaints. >> i feel like people need to know what is going on. >> i watched videos of what you do. it's pretty neat. >> he e-mailed me and 7 on your side found fast track made a mistake in this case, too. it misred an f.
we had a little bit of problem there. since our last report fast track added an escalation desk to handle complaints. if you have a problem, let me know and we got his ticket taken care of. it didn't cost a dime, so there we go. the hot line is a good way to let me know. you can reach me through abc7news.com. >> thank you, michael. >> coming up next, the young inventors will inspire you and the
because shevery year. ow that it kills 40,000 californians... because she doesn't understand what cancer is. because she can't spell emphysema. because she is a butterfly, who fights fires. because she is my daughter, and the surgeon general says that raising tobacco taxes... is a proven way to make sure she never smokes. that's why i'm voting yes on 56. every year some of the brightest teens converge on the googleplex for a super charged high school science fair. they're being recognized to solve some of the world's biggest problems. arriving at google, some teens were star struck. >> it's been the coolest experience, ever.
i aspire to be you. >> the teens are the real stars. >> i created a tool to predict any patient developing breast cancer. >> reading mammograms with machine learning. >> these are my samples. >> she's using a laser to cut costs and waste at car factories. >> after many stages of production they realize there is a defect. they have to discard it. >> she's only 13. >> people ask me and go, woah. >> the fair deserves more than an ordinary awards ceremony, this turned out to be a great, big science ex-peer yerment. this you tuber paid a mess revealing these winners cleaning one up. >> we visit central america and it was overwhelming to see stars around, just on the beach. >> they're using waste to make water filters.
diet coke rockets were the most fitting way to bring up the rocket science winner. >> making soda poppers announced the grand prize winner. farmers in her country have a problem californians know well. >> africa is experiencing a drought. >> additives are expensive, so she made a new one, made out of food scraps. taking home the coveted trophy. >> san francisco school students are getting thousands of new books thanks to generous donations. alexesa smith read one of the books and the school district and nonprofit organization first
book had committed $1.5 million to put a library in every k-5 classroom. abc 7 and disney partnered in our magic of story telling campaign every year, teeming up with whip roads to donate a thousand books to the district and abc7's honor. >> absolutely. that is great. it's time to get another update on forecast. >> that is right. changing in a good way. temperatures tumbling. you can see fog returned to the coastline. 84 degrees there now and it's
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. good evening, giants have six games left in the regular season, all home, three with rockies starting tonight and three with the dodgers, giants start the night half a game behind the mets and a game up on the cardinls and it's impossible to solve the riddle of how the giants went from the best team in baseball if the first half of the season to one of the worst in the second half. so much has gone wrong here. nonetheless, here they are. a week to go, still alive. >> coming down to six games there. we've got to find a way to win ball games and it's going to take pitching and defense,
everything. and we'll go out out here. >> it's important to have fun and be relaxed and feed off the the energy of the fans, stadium and city. and i think everyone is going to be in a good place. >> johnny quato suffered a strained groin and the hope is that he'll be ready to go by thursday, after getting anile yated sunday, 49ers were 1 and 2. and chip kelly continues to stick with blaine gabbert. if it's third and seven, he'll check it down and get five yards every time. it's maddening to watch. his inability to get this going has fans calling for the return of collin kaepernick.
if there is one question here, can chip revive kaep's playing career? >> people and a lot of it is something that i've constantly had to do. i have to be conscious of. i have a very lean body type. putting weight on for me is more difficult than others. my strength is still growing and developing. i'm going to be prepared and ready to put it on the line for this team. we're just trying to build and i'll be ready and willing. >> given how kevin durant bolted some may be worried if the season sknt turn out fantastic, steph curry might leave after his contract expires. curry saying quote, i want to be back here, i like playing here, that is it. warriors held practice today, first time to get a look at
curry and kevin durant on the court at the same time. warriors, i think it's going to take a while for everybody to get comfortable. coach steve kerr asked about the first practice with that knew guy. >> kevin was horrible out there. >> went well, better than i thought. >> one of the things you get excited looking at the possibilities. different play calls and approaches we can try to execute. >> i think everybody leads in their own way. you know? dramond is vocal. i think everybody leads in different ways. i approach it different ways. today was a regular practice for me. >> what we're excited about is
that he seems to fit well into what we do, already. >> a lot of talent. >> andrew wanted to propose to his girlfriend, heather but the ring fell out of the box and the section was searching for a diamond ring. he started crying while looking. man up. then, they found the ring and she said "yes". he can't be crying at that point. >> do you know how much money he spent on that ring? >> you would cry too, larry. >> show strength. >> dropped a diamond. >> thanks, larry. >> let's move on for just a moment. coming up tonight at 9:00 on coffee tv 20, we have breaking news, more right now, sky 7 live over serious accident in petaluma involving a pedestrian. you may be able to see damage to the car that hit him. then, at 11:00 how stanford researchers are getting a look into the lives of whales. >> here is tonight's prime time line up on
this is jeopardy! please welcome today's contestants -- a business analyst from houston, texas... a yarn purveyor from albany, oregon... and our returning champion, a phd candidate from chicago, illinois... and now here is the host of jeopardy, alex trebek! thanks, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. if i were going to compete in a team trivia contest,
i'd be very happy having seth as my partner, because so far in the past week or so, he has demonstrated broad knowledge in a wide variety of categories. but today, new challengers in bing and miranda. let's see how that works out. good luck, players. here we go. now let's take a look at the categories, starting off with... each correct response will be two words, each word having five letters. seth, start. historic documents for $200. seth. what is the emancipation proclamation? -right. -documents, $400.