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county. there was a party going on, it was on the second floor and prosecutors say people just could not get out. he is scheduled to appear in court on thursday. reporting live from dublin, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> make sure you're up to date on the latest, download the abc 7 news app and enable push alerts. california governor jerry brown says he's very disappointed in the president over his decision to pull out of the paris climate accord. the governor made these comments at clean energy conference in beijing. he says the president's decision will prove temporary and says science will eventually bring the u.s. back to the forefront of climate change efforts. >> we face not just a technical barrier, we face political barriers. there are still some in powerful places who are resisting reality, who are resisting the
obvious science that we know governs our lives. >> brown signed agreements with china's government and two provinces to fight climate change together. he also reiterated the need for u.s. states to step up and take lead on the issue. on that note, the santa clara county board of supervisors will vote on a climate change agreement. they plan to reaffirm their commitment to the issue and call for other counties to do the same. that's at 9:30 this morning. much of the south bay is at significant risk of sea level rise due to climate change. another moment of silence to honor the victims of the attack at the london bridge the chimes of big ben echoing throughout the city for one minute this morning. people across england stopping what they wee doing to honor the victims of saturday's attack. seven people were killed. we're getting a new look at security video in that night.
look at this, a restaurant screen saving many people by blocking the terrorists from getting in the door. two of the three terrorists have been identified. 27-year-old koram 30-year-old rasheed redwan. british prime minister theresa may has promised a full review of the counterstrategy. the war of words between london's mayor and president trump is getting more intense. the mayor demanding the british government cancel a planned visit. >> reporter: the feud between president trump and london's mayor is escalating. >> i don't have the time to respond to tweets from donald trump. >> reporter: it started when the president attacked mayor sadiq khan on twitter. >> londoners will see an increased presence today and over the course of the next few days. no reason to be alarmed. one of the things the police and all of us need to do is make sure we're safe as we can be.
>> reporter: it seems the president took those comments out of context writing "at least seven dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and mayor of london says there is no reason to be alarmed." the president later called the mayor's explanation a pathetc excuse. abc's john carl pressed the white house about the comment. >> the president directly misrepresented what the mayor of london said. >> i don't think that's actually true. i think the media wants to spin it that way. >> reporter: you think the mayor was saying there's no reason to be alarm bid an attack on a city? you think that's what he was saying? >> i think the point is there is a reason to be alarmed. >> reporter: after the critical tweets, the mayor is renewing his call to the british government to scrap an upcoming state visit. >> i don't think we should be rolling out the red carpet to the president of the usa in the circumstances where his policies go against everything we stand for. >> reporter: diane macedo, abc news, new york. a federal contractor from georgia is facing charges for leaking top-secret documents regarding russian hacking. the 25-year-old reality lee
winter is accused of printing a classified intelligence report and giving it to the online news site the intercept. the intercept's story included a redacted nsa document which detail how old russian hackers infiltrated u.s. companies ahead of last year's presidential election. the information included a phishing e-mail claiming to be from google sent to dozens of elected officials. it's not known if officials opened the e-mail. the former fbi director is looking forward to testifying on the russian probe and his dealings with president trump. that he's according to the chair of the senate intelligence committee. comey will speak twice, once at a televised public hearing then a second time behind closed doors when he'll reveal more confidential information. abc news will bring you live coverage of comey's testimony thursday morning at 7:00 a.m. our time. happening today, former first lady michelle obama is set to speak at apple's worldwide developers' conference at n san jose. tim cook says mrs. obama will
speak about empowering from all walks of life, a theme she focused on during her eight years at the white house. apple kicked off day one of the conference but unveiling a new smart speaker, larger ipads and upgrades. people in sonoma county are voting on measure c. landlords wouldn't be able to raise rent by 3% a year. supporters say it will protect renters but only covers units before 1995 and opponents say that leaves too many out. also up for vote is measure d, a tax on cannabis businesses from growers, dispensaries, many counties have a similar tax on the books. then there's measure e, a parcel fax and that is going to raise money for sonoma valley hospital. it would raise an existing tax by 20% to $250 and raise almost $4 million a year for that hospital. >> dub nation. happening today, the warriors will hold their first practice in cleveland as they get ready for game three of the nba finals. >> the team taking off from oakland international yesterday
afternoon. kevin durant, the early front-runner for mvp was one of the first warriors to get on the plane. >> what's in his food package? what is he eating to win so hard? >> that's private information, natas natasha. the dubs need two more wins to bring home the title. there are tickets available if you want to go to the watch party held at oracle. if you would rather stay home, coverage of the finals starts tomorrow evening at 5:30 on abc 7. before that join abc 7's larry beal and mike shuman for the dubs on 7 pre-game show. shoe will be live in cleveland. tipoff at 6:00 p.m. let's talk about your commute. you can see on the san mateo bridge as we look westbound that it's dry, not too many clouds but they will be on the next couple hours so we'll g to sun. breezy if you're on the water and spotty drizzle mass transit
around san francisco as you get closer to the ocean. speaking of those temperatures. you can see 51 just about every. ocean beach and the mama 51 saratoga. a couple 40s, daly city, petaluma and hillsburg. here's walnut creek southbound 6 680. tree pollen, grass pollen moderate. uv index will be as high as it can get this afternoon. temperatures will take just an ever so slight dip, you probably won't notice compared to yesterday. we'll be a little cooler tomorrow, probably won't notice, temperatures close to average. where you will notice is thursday, 60s and 70s, the 80s are gone as the clouds and a slight chance of rain rolls into the forecast. we'll take a greater look coming up at that. a little fog over the waldo
grade this morning. a little slight impairing of your visibility as you make your way towards the tunnel. the bay bridge toll plaza is looking good with no metering lights on yet so we'll follow that for you. we have road work out there, some slow traffic beginning to build out of tracy up and over the altamont westbound 580. northbound 101 near sir francis drake boulevard. road work with the bright colleague lightklieg lights. heads up once it gets light they'll pick that up. we have a full road closure westbound and eastbound 780 between 80 and laurel both directions. road work until 5:00 a.m. we'll check back in just a few. a thief targets one of the world's largest "star wars" collections in the bay area. now one of the stars of the epic franchise is trying to help recover that rare memorabilia. imagine finding yourself trapped on the second floor of your apartment building. why a group of renters found themselves stuck with no way
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was living in east london of moroccan descent but has ties to italy. he reportedly has a wife who lives in that country. they said prior to last weekend's attack zaghba was not on police or m-15's radar. a car fire is being blamed for this fast-moving grass fire in the east bay. sky 7 hd over orinda as crews fought the flames on the ground and from the area. the fire broke out alongside westbound highway 24 and fish ranch road 1:00 in the afternoon. drivers faced delays heading to the caldicott tunnel because emergency vehicles blocked three westbound lanes on 24. the driver of the burning car tried to put out the fire but couldn't. the owner of a private collection of "star wars" memorabilia is urging people to keep an eye out for dozens of items that got stolen. he says a trusted friend ripped him off. abc 7 news reporter lillian kim has the story from petaluma.
>> this is rancho obi wan. >> reporter: on a property not so far away is the home of the world's largest private collection of "star wars" memorabilia. steve began his labor of love 40 years ago. >> it was a piece of the movie, bringing home a piece of the movie. i didn't mean to have the world's largest collection. it just happened. >> reporter: but key pieces are missing, 120 pieces to be exact worth $200,000. authorities arrested his long time friend, georgia resident and fellow "star wars" enthusiast carl cunningham who came to their attention after a southern california dealer suspected he was selling stolen goods. >> we were totally devastated that someone we considered part of the family, someone that stayed with us, someone that we shared meals with would do something like that. >> reporter: there are roughly 400,000 items in this collection, including every action figure. do you prefer han solo with the small head or big head? it was the subject of big debate backing in the day. most of the items stolen also r
also from the vintage period between 1977 and 1986 including a wind up r2-d2. in a tweet, actor mark hamill suggested a list of the items be published for the "star wars" community. he hopes to do just that so things can be recovered. >> there's a lot of stuff in the air but we have faith in the force. >> reporter: in petaluma, lillian kim. >> did you see hamill's hashtags? "the fraud is strong with this one." several people are arrested for staging a protest inside the immigration building. this video was taken by one of the demonstrators before they were arrested. they want the release of two construction workers detained a month ago at travis air force base. outside the immigration office, supporters of hugo mejia and rodrigo nunez protested their detention and their lawyers
filed a motion to stay their deportation. >> it would allow them to stay here. they would be freed from the detention facility but they would haven't a path to citizenship. >> neither is eligible to plead their case before a judge because they were deported and reentered the country illegally. >> reporter: firefighters in georgia arrested several people inside their apartment building after the complex removed the stairs. residents said they found crews taking the stairs out yesterday morning. there was a notice on the door that said they would not have access to the stairs until thursday. management says they warned residents last week to vacate while they fixed the stairs that partially collapsed last weekend. the fire marshal says the complex could be cited for code violations. that's wild. >> goodness gracious. two of the president's sons are launching a budget-friendly hotel chain called american idea. eric and donald trump, jr., hope to capture the spirit of small
town america by using local artifacts and materials in each hotel. the new venture is described as flea market chic. the trump name won't appear on the hotels. they will be run by an outside hotel group but the trump organization will get management and franchise fees. the first three locations will be in mississippi. an ethics expert out of washington, d.c. says the trump family is exploiting the president's success by "cashing in on the red states." >> if you see smoke coming from santa theresa park today, don't worry. the fire department will be conducting training at the park off of bernal road. the training is from 8:00 to 5:00 today and tomorrow. if you see smoke coming from another area other than the park, that's when you should call 911. check out this video of a fast-moving storm in austin, texas. yikes. heavy rain and high winds pummelled the city yesterday knocking out power to thousands of people. the sheer force of the winds ripped the billboard from the
ground there. local forecasters say the system dumped an inch and a half of rain in just 15 minutes. >> not going to get that here but there will be rain later this week. not today, though. >> no, looking at thursday for the best day. right now low clouds, more numerous along the coast than yesterday. they're about down to 600 feet and visibility four miles and these will continue to the bay to a great exextent than yesterday. you can see off to the east they won't climb over the hills so you will start off with the most sunshine. in fact all of us will become mostly sunny, temperatures clos to average, chance of light showers thursday and then friday and saturday will be the coolest afternoons, today down in the south bay we'll have mid-70s around milpitas, sunny vail, santa cruz about 73. 68 in mill brae, can't make it to 70. everybody else 72 to 75 on the peninsula. near 60 along the coast. 66 in downtown san francisco,
that's cooler than yesterday. everyone else in the upper 70s through the north bay valley. as we head inland, 81 in san ramon to 86 in brentwood. tonight 50 to 56. here's my accuweather seven-day forecast. what you're going to see, a chance of rain thursday. more on that next, here's sue. we go to the east shore freeway with a solid river of headlights headed in the westbound direction past golden gate fields and into berkeley. no delays but traffic is building and no metering lights yet at the bay bridge toll plaza. let's check your drive out of the central valley. about 35 minutes from tracy into dublin dublin/pleasant dublin/pleasanton. and road work in lanes north 101 at sir frances drake boulevard.
they're working on the exit ramps there so heads up those bright lights until it gets light out and hopefully that will be picked up in 15 minutes or so. we'll check back with more road work in just a few. a man is convicted of several armed robberies. how his case could impact you if you're accused of a crime. san francisco's oldest recreation center gets a $14 million facelift. the big changes you'll see the next time you go. first, this morning's tech bites. in today's tech bites, it's one of the biggest events of the year for people who love apple. the company is vowing to take the lead in personal electronics again with new products and upgrades. >> its new smart speaker is a voice activated device that uses siri. it will compete with the amazon echo and google home. >> but it will cost two to three times as much. apple announced major updates to all its macbook laptops. >> they'll be faster, brighter and have more memory and storage. apple is also updating its operating system. one big feature is in the maps app. do not disturb while drive
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san francisco's oldest recreation center will open after a $14 million facelift. abc 7 news was there when mayor ed lee christened the glen canyon recreation center in glen park. everything is brand new, including the basketball courts and a refurbished gym. the playground outside has been redone. people will be able to scale a new rock climbing wall, the first ever to be built at a city rec senter. >> pretty school. the stanford marching band will be able to hit the road again. the school lifted the sanctions it imposed january after it found the ban violated the campus alcohol policy. the move will let the ban travel to away games again. band members will still face an alcohol ban until the end of the football season. the supreme court is going to take up a privacy case that will affect anyone who owns a cell phone. the justices will determine if police can use cell tower data to locate suspected criminals
without a warrant. the case involves a man convicted of robberies in michigan and ohio. police used cell phone data to put him near the scene of the crimes. he claims without a warrant the data amounts to unreasonable search and seizure under the constitution's fourth amendment. one of the coolest things to come out of apple's worldwide developers conference is a tool to help keep you and your family safe. the do not disturb while driving option will roll out with ios 11 later this year. the feature blocks text messages and social media posts while you're driving to you're not tempted to check your phone. it can send an auto replay alerting the sender you're driving. you can select certain people whose texts will come through even if the feature is turned on. we like to know what you think of that. we posted a poll on twitter, would you use apple's do not disturb while driving feature? give us a yes or no and we will be updating your results throughout the day. let's look at what to expect thursday with our storm impact scale. chance of light showers from
about the golden gate bridge northward up to a quarter inch is possible in the north bay. everywhere else just less than a tenth of an inch. you can see 5:00 thursday morning nothing but by noon a couple hundredths from novato northward as we finish the evening commute some of that light shower, even a few sprinkles down to the san mateo bridge and then overnight a few light sprinkle tots light showers for the rest of us. a couple hundredths of an inch of rain. going to the game, 7:05 first pitch. a's and blue jays, 62 down to 58. dress warmly, here's sue. >> ran into a little fog. patchy fog over the waldo grade so careful if you're driving that area this morning. we have pretty good traffic conditions, very light, as a matter of fact, across the golden gate bridge where we just saw the zipper truck, you've got four lanes in the southbound direction, two lanes headed in the northbound direction for your morning commute. to san jose we go, just a few headlights snaking their way from san jose up towards cupertino, this is 280. headlights in the northbound direction very light. we have a full road closure,
this is in vallejo. both directions of 780 between 80 and laurel and that should be picked up here in the next few minutes so there is a detour in place, use caution there because it will take you a little longer to get through. back in just a few with more road work. >> sue, thank you. if you're planning on buying a new car, listen to this. there's a new report from automotive experts that shows the average down payment on a new car is now $3,8 50. that's an increase of 6.5% from last year. part of the reason is the higher cost of cars but another factor is that car buyers want luxury vehicles and accessories. edmunds say we are willing to pay more for cars and willing to finance more, too. visitors to paris will be able to zipline from the second floor of the iconic eiffel tower for the next week. the zipline is 450 feet up. the 800 foot long trip reaches a speed of 60 miles an hour. this isn't the first time a zip line has been strung out but
it's the longest. a new report reveals the differences some bay area officers have when speaking with different ethnicities during traffic stops. and a dump truck spilling gravel and crashing down on top of a car. the remarkable rescue that saved a life. i'm watching news overseas in australia after a deadly hostage situation. isis has claimed responsibility but how true is the claim? i'll let you know what's developing right now. and an analyst says there's a way san francisco can save millions of dollars as it deals with an aging and decrepit hall of justice.
5:00 a.m. welcome to tuesday, june 6. >> it's dark and early, obviously won't always be that way. it will be a little cooler today, mike. >> yes, just a little bit. >> the sun will come up. >> well, we hope. we assume? >> i can pretty much guarantee that's going to happen but i'll give you odds if you want. here's a look at what's going on with our winds. i've overlaid them with live doppler 7. 18 miles per hour fairfield. not very strong around the bay as our flags are bright right now on the ferry