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today, 70s san jose, upper 70s in santa rosa. we'll talk particulars the rest of the weekend and the week ahead in a couple minutes. chris. >> lisa, thank you. there the a water warning this morning in south san francisco after a mysterious breach at a water tank. you can see on this map, where people are being told to avoid drinking tap water. it's happening in the city's sunshine gardens neighborhood. abc 7 news reporter ryan rivera has the story. >> reporter: imagine pulling into this water bottle pickup station off chestnut avenue in south san francisco. it's not exactly the friday they planned, but these families need drinking water. >> i am taking two, taking two for now. >> reporter: residents learned by e-mail about a breach at the smaller water tank on this hillside in sunshine gardens. >> i am afraid now to think how did they, were they able to get into the water. >> reporter: water officials say
vandals broke a lock around the tank and sprayed zbra fity. >> it was a jm. a big jm. we don't know what that means t. police department are investigating right now. >> reporter: preliminary water quality testing doesn't show contamination. as a precaution, water officials flushed out thousands of gallons of water from the tank. cal water is also asking customers not to drink the water for now. >> i am hoping to hear it's okay. but now i'm kind of leery. if i have to come back tomorrow to get another case, we get another case. we have gone without water before. i think we can manage this. >> reporter: they will update the situation once final results are back saturday afternoon. 8:02 is our time. five bay area restaurants may have served ahi tuna containing hepatitis a. hawaii-based helo company,
distributed it to these restaurants last month. the blue hawaii cafe all if san francisco, fenix and san rafael and noeni's in san carlos. it includes, fever, loss of appetite and stomach pain. no illnesses have been reported. 14 people were poisoned after eating toxic death cap mushrooms in the bay area t. poisonings all happened last december a. new report released says three people needed liver transplants, including an 18th month old girl. that toddler has permanent damage to her nervous system. the mushrooms flourish in the wild wet winter months. a san jose basketball player arrested for a violent robbery has been kick offend the team. terrell brown was taken into custody in union city along with four other people in the attack one week ago. abc news reporter katie marzulo
has the details. >> we were under the assumption this was a random act of violence. we believe this was premeditated. >> reporter: union city place say san jose basketball player terrell brown was a part of a group that beat up a man. their victims, and an exgirlfriends lured him and attacked him and stole his belt and wallet. they were arrested after using thinks credit card at and in and out burger. >> they were arrested, he iechded them. we think the girlfriend set there all in motion. so we arrested her for the same crimes. >> reporter: this is youtube video of his san rafael basketball game t. university leased a statement that reads, terrell brown, who completed his freshman year at san jose state university as a member of the men's basketball team, was dismissed from the team today for violating team rules. the news was just starting to reach students on summer break. he definitely had a lot of
discipline. i'd say it's shocking. >> reporter:. >> he says he has san jose's name attached to him, everything he does. i just hope that the basketball team can move forward with this situation. >> reporter: brown and four others are charged with robbery and conspiracy. >> two men had been detained but not charged in the killing of an australian tourist who was visiting san francisco. police say 33-year-old matthew bates got into an argument early yesterday morning. >> that led to a fight. but police do not believe there were weapons involved. they later died at the hospital. when police arrived, they locked down the hotel, not leding people leave. >> police were like, why do you want to go out? so because they think serve a kind of like a suspect i think. >> police detained the suspects
a short time later. berkeley police are asking for your help to solve a cold leather bloom hasn't been seen from 2005. >> reporter: heather lom is a dependent adult. last seen in 2005, living at this apartment complex in berkeley. police say heather and her mother visited from brooklyn but heather stayed with her sister sheila bloom when the mom returned to new york. >> it must be heightening her symptom. >> here's a skep of what heather might look like her mom reported her missing. and she has down's syndrome. >> we hope she is being cared for at a medical facility. we hope someone comes forward. >> reporter: sherry bloom moved in 2007. i spoke with the landlord of the building, he says he never saw
heathe heather, he says she owed anywhere from 14 to 14,000 in missed rent. we tracked her down have been undefl successful. anyone that may recognize heather is asked to call police. this morning, people are being warned to stay away from around unstable building in downtown berkeley. abc 7 news was across the street from berkeley high school. the building is being restored as a part of a housing project. yesterday a worker bumped it off its temporary supports. it looks like there will be no summer of love concert celebrating the 50th anniversary of the iconic year.
the san francisco recreation and parts department denied a promoter to throw a celebration for a second time this week, he received a denial letter saying it was larger than previously discussed. he didn't have an infrastructure planned and this hand drawn map of the area was not up to standards. meteorologist lisa argen joins us now. lisa, you have been tracking the fog. >> add a little mist and drizzle as well, certainly grey, the view from mount tam. can you see all the layers of clouds, it's in the 50s up in the north bay. we do have that drizzle around the areas, where you have a lot of that growth and some of the forests there. so temperatures will be crimeing as we break out in sunshine mid-morning. i will time that out for you coming up. >> lisa, thank you, also ahead, the deadly ghost ship fire in oakland. he companions the possible
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investigating a possible hate crime after a pride flag was burned in front of the mayor's home. for years it flew outside her home, she found it thursday morning burnt to pieces. science promoting unity and inclusion were also cut up in front of her home. mayor harmon is spending a strong message saying love is greater than hate and fear. it's been nearly six months since the devastating fire at the ghost ship collected in oakland. yesterdays was the last day for those that lost loved ones in the fire. i-team reporter dan miller looks at the possible criminal and civil charges. >> i found a restoration crew hired by insurers at the ghost ship this week. they say they can't what it to take the building down, it would be best for everyone. the civil cases must play out. robert weissberg is head of the
criminal center in stanford. >> so many people and the district attorney has to make decisions of how many people to charge. >> you say it's not a question of if charges are coming but how many people will be charged? >> that's my supposition. >> reporter: he believes charges are certain because of the conditions at the ghost ship that led to the fire t. haphazard electrical wiring that sparked t.rvs parked inside the building t. artwork and collected junk. the rickety staircase made out of wooden pellets and may have been possible. he believes many complaints were made the to the building's owners and the man who leased the warehouse about the dangers there. >> the manslaughter charges and probably manslaughter convictions seem extremely likely here. this is as egregious a case as homicide liability for a fire. >> the alameda county district attorney's office would not give me a date for charging in the case. they say they have a team of
multiple attorneys, advocates, all dedicated to this matter and are conducting a thorough criminal investigation. the owner declined to comment, where now the defense attorney are working for the man who leased the building. they released this report from an unnamed electrical expert claiming the fire started in the building next door. said the reasonable doubt here is overwhelming. >> that should close all criminal charges and the atf rlt could not conclude where the fire originated. >> the fire absolutely did not start in the bidding next store. >> on the civil side, mary alexander is the lead plaintiff's attorney, she's filed this complaint, naming the building's owner, the man that ran ghost ship, pg & e and many others. he is working with lawyers for other victims. i reached derek almena and his wife several years ago through facebook. they would not comment directly
on the case or what happened that night. he said thank you for reaching out, prayers and blessings are the best medicine for us. derek almena wrote. the story of my criminal worthlessness is killing me t. lies and hate keep stabbing my eyes out, so i live every day blind for future hope, it's madness and i must endure. he also asked for help paying his bills saying 91 of the money raised has reached him, his wife or the three children. i am posting their entire message at abc 7 news.com. >> smart business advocates are voicing concern over the proposal to establish a single payer plan on thursday. it does not include a way to fund it. however, a recent study found businesses would actually save money, because they wouldn't need to pay for health care. critics remain skeptical. >> between minimum wage, gas
tax, all of the additional mandates that the legislature can take on small businesses, they certainly have fought proven that they're looking at small businesses or working families. >> if the assembly does add taxes to the plan, it will require a two-thirds vote in the assembly as well as the senates for it to pass. warriors co-owner guber is one of four people appointed to the board of regents t. 75-year-old has been the chairman and ceo of mandalay entertainment group since 1995. he co-owns the team t. state senate must confirm all te apointees before they can start serving on the board. the warriors' explosive game one is not the only reason to clear the team on. yesterday the team helped transform an east bay school. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman shows us the big
changes in oakland. >> reporter: there are ribbon cuttings, school assemblies. but in oak's west lake middle school the students and faculty have never seen a day like this. >> this school really needed a boost. >> reporter: after 18th years of teaching, the music director finally saw this is what happened when your local team goes to the finals and along with the league and local sponsors picks your school for a legacy with all the perks. >> serve on a high. this is the most quieted i've seen students ever since i have been here. >> the nba says it's helped several hundred around the world. blinds in the dance studio. a separate room for learning and playing. not far away, a parents room complete with all the comforts of home. >> for example the washing machine or their dryer broke. >> reporter: meantime, teacher randy porter still has one burning question.
>> how come we get rid of these fouls, commissioner? we want to know the answer to that. >> we asked. >> it's the same as all the other places. >> you are standing on it? >> absolutely. >> so play on. as westlake middle school in oakland, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> carlos santana will perform the national anthem before game two of the nba fine also tomorrow. this is video from the nba of him performing at game two of the finals last year t. nine time grammy winner will hopefully be good luck for the warriors as they try to take another game. if you are not going to the game you can watch it on abc 7. espn, game two starts tomorrow at 4:30. right before the game, join abc 3w4r50ir78 and mike schuman for the pre-game show brought to you by jeep.
larry and mike will be live tomorrow at 4:00 p.m. >> now your accu-welts forecast with lisa argen. >> you can already probably tell today will be cooler than yesterday. we made it to the 90s at the cochran airport. we have extreme high clouds and low clouds, sitting over the bay area. we are moving to the south of us. we are looking at sunshine, that will be making its way westward. a live look outside from our east bay hills camera, you can see the low cloud deck. it's 53 in san francisco, all morning long, 57 in oak, it's 58 mountain view and san jose. we even have mist and drizzle reported out there from the golden gate bridge, late grey sky and the winds picking up a bit. it will be breezy, in fact, the winds will be quite gusty later on today after 30 miles an hour at the shore line, 54 in san francisco. so a couple degrees warmer than we were yesterday and check out all the clouds here, very pretty
picture. we'll continue to see these clouds scatter at 10:00/11:00. for everyone, it is a cloudy start this morning. we will see cooler weather this week, anywhere from 5 to 8 degrees cooler, tomorrow the coolest day, monday, that will take us into tuesday. so the hour by hour forecast, we got sunshine in our east bay, within the next hour-and-a-half or so then it continues to slowly work towards the coast. it will probably take until 1234506789 we see the sun around pacifica. but it will be on the cool side, upper 60s to low 50s. if you are thinking of going to the beach, take the shades and temperatures are in the low 60s around ocean beach. you get down to santa cruz, 73 will feel nice. still five degrees cooler than yesterday. check out napa, upper highs should be advertised in the upper 70s. that's where we will be today and tomorrow. then we warm up to temperatures in the '80s monday and tuesday.
so the warmth comes back, but only briefly. check out next weekend. not only is it cooler, we'll struggle to reach the 70s, some forecast models bringing from a little bit of precip perhaps by the end of the workweek. into antioch we go, numbers into the mid-80s today. it will feel warmer, slightly cooler tomorrow arc stronger breeze. numbers come back up. flirting with 90s degrees early in the week. we, too, will col down into the 70s. highs around the bay on the peninsula, 70s in san mat? -- mateo. it will be get quite breezy in the afternoon. download our accuweather app, notice the temperatures will be cooler. by wednesday and thursday a
stronger system will wait for the numbers to come back down, maybe we could see a little rain, june, judgment, august combined bring a half inch of rain total for three months for the summer here. we are not expecting much. >> a pleasant week ahead, thank you. check ahead on abc 7 morning, the old bay bridge is vanishing before our eyes. we will have more on the pl fortunately there's a bedples dwhere you both get what yous? want every night. enter sleep number and the semi-annual sale going on now. sleepiq technology tells you how well you slept and what adjustments you can make. she likes the bed soft. he's more hardcore. so your sleep goes from good to great to wow! only at a sleep number store.
>> kraet griffin held up the lickness of the president's severed head. she revealed she is being investigated by the secret service and has been getting death threats. she says she feels bullied for expressing her first amendment rights. >> it's hurt. . yeah. >> it's censorship is what it is. >> i'm going to make fun of the president. i'm going to make fun of him more now. >> earlier this week, griffin apologized for going too far. the republican spokesman week reed called the news conference a destanee sproot attempt to change the conversation -- desperate attempt to clang the conversation. cam tr al tran s /* /- caltrans put out a video showing the elaborate planning.
the implosions are set for september and november. crews will then remove the rubble from the bay floor. coming up, will president trump try to block former fbi direct zor james comey from testifying before the american people neighborhood, what the white house is now saying and what comey is preparing to tell congress. plus, racist graffiti at an east bay how w...that not only made a a big first impression... ...but was designed to withstand
>> thanks so much for waking up with us, i'm chris nguyen. here's a week look at the weather, our meteorologist lisa argen is tracking the conditions where you live. >> good morning, look at our east hills bay camera. this is from mount vaca. we are looking at not only the low clouds and the fog, we are looking at the higher clouds as well. 53 in san francisco. 58 in mountain view, you can't even see the golden gate, the high clouds above, 59 by the delta. the winds will kick up today a. cooler day around the bay. we still will see '80s inland. walnut creek is working on that cloudiness to bring out the sunshine first, upper 50s to near 70 at noontime the sun is warming up to the low- to mid-'80s, we see 60s with gusty winds at the coast. we will talk about a cooler
sunday and a warmer start to the workweek coming up. on capitol hill, james comey is expected to testify on thursday, about his conversations with president trump. >> that is unless the president evokes executive privilege to stop him from testifying in public. the white house is not ruling that out. here's abc senior justice correspondent pierre thomas. >> reporter: james comey prepares to testify, the white house would not say whether president trump might try to stop it. when asked if he would insert executive privilege, he acknowledges, no decision has been made and they're not ruling out the idea of blocking comey. >> i think, obviously, it's got to be reviewed. >> it's not a no? >> i'm saying it didn't, literally, my understanding is the date for that hearing is just that. i have not bone is to counsel yet. i don't know what they're, how they're going to respond. >> the counsellor to the president, kellyanne conway said
it's up to the president. >> the president will make that decision. >> comey is expected to testify before the senate intelligence committee, where he will be asked for a pledge of loyalty from president trump and whether the president asked to him go easy on michael flynn, who lasted 24 days on the job. and congress is expected to ask comey about what could be the most revealing piece of evidence yet. those memos comey privately kept after his meetings with the president. it came after the president after the president joked with him, you are becoming more famous than me. later calling him a nut job. some legal scholars say, if he tries to stop him from testifying, it could be a tricky move. it could be a challenge, especially since president trump has already spoken publicly himself about his private meetings with comey. comey better hope there are no tapes of our conversations wafer he starts leaking to the press
and saying this about their private dinner. >> oh, we had a very nice dinner, at that time he told me, you are not under investigation. >> the concern is that by publicly commenting and tweeting about discussions he's had with comey, the white house, itself, may have inadvertently waived the privilege. >> abc news learned comey is angry and wants the public to understand his side of the story. he is prepared to answer questions over memos he drafted detailing his conversations with president trump. in one memo, comey is said to have recounted how the president suggested the fbi should drop its investigation of general mike flynn. i hope you can see your way to letting this go, to letting flynn go, he quoted president trump as telling him that day the major questions, will comey bring his memos to capitol hill. >> some democrats want him to read them aloud. pierre thomas, abc news, walk. president trump says he is thrilled to be back in the u.s. after his first trip overseas since taking officer. in his weekly address the
president reflected on his eight-day trip, where he visited four countries last month. he attended several summits and met with world leaders to deliver a message of unity to the country's allies. >> our first trip was full of historic and unprecedented achievements, joined by many old and new friends, we have paefed the way for a new era of cooperation. one that calls upon each nation to take more responsibility to bring peace to their people. one that works together to defeat the scourge of terrorism. >> the president and first lady also visited american military families before heading back home. east bay congressman delivered this week's address. he called the devastating effects of president trump's education budget. >> donald trump's budget ends loan forgiveness for teachers, social workers, police officer, firefighters, nurses and others serving our communities often in low paying jobs. this budget freezes programs without investing them for
inflation, making it much harder for low income students to get the aid that they need. >> he says he and his colleagues are trying to help struggling students pay off their loans. he says despite the agenda, house democrats are committed to helping american families with their freedom to dream for a bitter education system. ariana grande has returned to man chester for a star-studded benefit concert for the victims of last month's terrorist attacks. new pictures show her with her young fans. she brought them some presents and signed their t-shirts. tomorrow night the pop star will be joined by justin bieber, mimely cyrus, usher and ferrell williams. it came at the end of grande's concert at manchester arena. 22 people were killed. you can watch the benefit concert on abc 7. we'll have all the best moments tomorrow at 10:00 p.m.. that's immediately followed by
abc 7 news at 11:00. for the second day in a row, high school students in the east bay found offensive graffiti on their campus. it happened days before the summer break. abc news reporter laura anthony has more. >> reporter: we won't show the entire message, but these pictures taken by students show the second incident of racist graffiti at castro valley high school in two days. in this case, controlled on a bathroom mirror. >> i was disgusted. like it was hard to be walking down the hall and see a hate towards me. >> reporter: on thursday, she was the first to see the same phrase written on a locker and across some poles. >> they said f -- >> reporter: classmate will was walking with her. >> we were walking down the hall, she noticed that there was lettering on the poles by the snack bar.
>> it was like it's getting to give me more of an opportunity to help people and other mierts. >> minorisnyder. /* /- minorities. >> it isn't something that's isolated to one school, one student. the one classroom. i think it's something we need to address all the time. >> it brings up a whole lot of history students are uneducated about. >> they had a lunchtime forum and messaging. >> they talked about it, people need to be educated what we have to go through as students and being african-american students. >> school officials have yet to be identify for those responsible for the graffiti incidents. >> happening today, hundreds of people plan to march across the golden state bridge for stricter gun laws.
participants will wear orange, the same color hunters wear to protect themselves and others while hunting. the march starts at 1506789 this morning on the san francisco side of the bridge. it is set to reach marin by 11:00. still ahead on abc 7 morning. we will take you to the museum for a new exhibit that's now opened this weekend. first, here's a live like outside from our abc exploratorium
>> catching the best views of san jose could be as good as taking a trip to the zhao. it is taken aboard a brand-new gondola that made a debut at the zhao. each can carry eight passengers up to a hilltop restaurant, an overlook that's 650 feet above sea level. >> for the next year, it will be an attraction. it will be a way to get up and have lunch at the restaurant, which has a seven-county view. next year, when the animal is in the open, it's a way that people will get to the site so they can walk around and see wild life in the park. >> the new california trail opens next year. it will double the size of the zhao and include native california animals like grey wolves, bears around jaguars. 6:40 is our time. bart shut down its newest
station this week to work on adding new stations. warm springs is closed today and tomorrow. they will provide free buses for aengss. the action has a ten-mile extension plan, with two new stationings, one in milpetas and north san jose. as far as installing new software and running test trains, this is the first of two weekend close years, the date for the second one hasn't been announced yet. lisa, when is this cloud cover going to lift? >> we are seeing sun in the east bay already. we are looking at above normal temperatures in the sierra nevadas. take a quick pick t. high in south lake today 76. so you will get that snow melt and some flood advisories there. we will come back in time for a cooler weekend, a warmer start to the week and your neighborhood forecast coming up. >> lisa, thanks. also ahead, an offensive explosion for the giants in philly. this family is excited for a different reason, though, mike
>> good morning, everyone, we're looking at the santa cruz harbor. lisa argen returns in a little bit with the full accuweather forecast, including the coastal forecast. in sports, later this morning the warriors head back to practice to prepare for tomorrow's game two of the nba finals against the cavs. this afternoon the as play the nationals who have the best
record in the national league. first pitch is at 1:05,. the giants are in philadelphia to take on the phillies. the first pitch is also at 1 scomblchlt 05. last night -- 1:050. here's this morning's sports report. >> reporter: good morning, well, the struggling giants grab another kid in an attempt to find some offense t. latest, austin slater, the latest round pick in 20s 14, he was thrown into the fire, starting at right field and batting 8. he became the first giants pitcher to be walked for the first time since 1969. he scored three times. eduardo nunez made it 3-0 in the second. slater the first major league hit, first rbi in the 6th makes it 6-0, his family scampered up.
they are thrilled. it's a complete 10-0 the nats up 2-zip in the third. matt joyce, ties it at 2. that was the as first hitter of the game. all that, see ya in the 6th to make it 7-2. stas berg proves it. allowed just four hits and seven innin innings, seven strikeouts, including a visibly striking davis. stanford and culler state fullerton final season at stanford, 4-1 in the 6th. the rbi single that scores cress prescott. mulling down cardinals, struck out the side of the 7th. stanford loses 4-1. they play byu in an elimination
game this afternoon. game one against the cavs with a 22-points victory. remember, last year they won in game one and lost the series in seven, so let's not get ahead of ourselves. it was a donk--a-thon against the defense. he had more dunks than the warriors have turnovers, 7-4. the cavs cam back for game two sunday. >> it's not safe for anybody when everyone's getting hard dunks like that. i know it's not going to affect them on sunday. they wants to come in here and get one. that's the goal of the road team. so we had to have the mindset, we must win. yesterday is a great game. on sunday, they'll take care of business. >> game two set for sunday, here and only here on abc 7. stay tuned for after the game with our nba passe, and yours truly as we break down game two. that's the way the ball bounces, i'm mike schuman, have a great
day. >> good morning to you. you can see the fog floating by a little bit behind me, you can already tell it's going to be a cooler day today, stronger on shore push and the view from mount tam, not only the lower clouds, but the high clouds as well, but we had a beautiful day yesterday, we are looking at not only temperatures near average today in san jose, much of the week is going to be very, very nice, upper 70s is where you should be the warmest day will be monday, check what happens, we will look at a lilg of a cool down, elsewhere around the bay, the warmer weather, in the east bay hills and hadn't cord, you will be 80 degrees today the warmest days come in the middle of the week once again, then a cool down, it will be a substantial cool down. check it out right now from our east bay hills camera. you can see the cloud cover, we will look for the cooler day today, the afternoon, which will be bringing not only sunshine, but temperatures oh, about five to eight degrees cooler.
here's live domer 7. the high clouds streaming above t. low clouds are already getting that clearing from the dell tamplt liv delta, livermore and along the coast. sfo has that construction work along the runway again, delays here, pretty significant. up to two hours. 53 in the city. it's been that way all morning long. 57 in oekdakland. we have reports of drizzle, half moon bay, 54 degrees. you know what, we could see a little rain coming our way for the week ahead. here's a look at the exploratorium camera. don't worry, it will brighten up. 54 santa rosa, 57 in novato, 59, that winds picking up from the delta, an indicator of the cooler air on the way, 61 in concord. it wasn't that hot yesterday, it was nice, enough that we hit 90 at the concord airport, the golden gate bridge, yes, lots of cloud cover. can you see the winds there. it will be picking up, in fact,
quite gusty at the coast. cloudy skies for most him cooler weather this week, a warm-up to start the workweek. we are looking at a minor warm-up. a couple things to show yu here the clouds clearing quickly by 10:00. we will see full sunshine inland, even at the coast by 12:00. then i want to fast forward you into wednesday. we got another sunny day, look what happens into thursday. one forecast model is bringing precip down the clear lake, perhaps santa rosa. between now and then, planning on 60s for you in oakland today for the day game and we're looking at highs around the bay today, comfortable sunday at santa clara, 70 san mateo, the windss kicking up in the north bay, upper 70s, out at the '80s for you, looking at more upper 60s and 70s arin da, you notice the warm-up, well, it's not going to come back until monday
and tuesday. between now and then, it's a cool down. the look ahead shows increasing clouds on wednesday and thursday with maybe even a little rain coming our way. >> not too hot, not too cold. i like i. thanks. the san francisco region of hodge nor are recognized for having some of the best collections of american art in the world. 70 that something has been missing. this weekend, works of art by prominent african-american artists are now on display t. question is, why did it take so long? abc 7 news reporter explains. >> reporter: jack levine's burning hands depicks guard dogs attacking black men, a reality now embedded in the art history t. art world has neglected to accept african-american art. >> it's thought a lost african-american art, they're not an appreciator.
>> they've announced they have acquired 62 works by 22 contemporary african-american artist was. they will now be a part of their permanent american art collection. the museum's owner took on the job one year ago and noticed there was a gaping hole in the collection. >> a beg chapter is visibly missing. it's really in this case the whole story the appreciation of african-american art especially from the deep south. >> most of the artists were born in the era of jim crowe segregation, carrying with them the memories of their ancestors. the slaveship by thorn don dial is a moving image of their transatlantic volcano. while revealing they also touch upon universal issues. >> racism, poverty, religion, class difference, and so it's a story that we all can relate to, whether we have a unique african-american experience or for that matter whether from the
bay area. >> reporter: the board member melba davis believes it's an act knowledge. of a complicated past. >> it's a trigger of emotions, to trigger to our souls and ourselves. >> it really makes me emotional. >> reporter: the exhibition will be in this gallery for the next ten months before it moves onto the permanent collection. in san francisco, lee anne melendez, abc 7 news. next, whale watchers say an unexpected treat in monterey bay. wh
of our midsommar sales event offer. afternoon. a require sight off the shores of the central coast, whale watchers shotted two groups of beached whales on the monterey bay. they captured two pods last saturday, just ten miles south of carmel bay. a marine biologist represent recognized them. they believe the whales were following food, possibly squid. these wales can hold their
breath for up to an hour, which makes them nearly impossible to track. i'm going to check with lisa. >> breaking up in parts of the bay, we have as to wait on the sun for most of you. cooler today, 65, breezy in the sea. 70 in san mateo. the forecast cooler day. then the reverse trends monday and tuesday, at the end of the week looks much, much cooler, we could bring a lilg rain in their on thursday. >> okay. lisa, thank you. thanks to you for joining us on abc 7 morning. i'm chris nguyen alongside lisa argen. we want to thank abc 7 news for this picture of last night's sunset. over the port of oakland, a beautiful shot there. can you share your pictures with us on social media, any time. you may see it on air or online at abc 7 news.com t. news continues online and on twitter, facebook and instagram. we'll see you again at 5:00.
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