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>> you have to want to sacrifice, put your team matsd in front of yourself sometimes. i just tritd to do that. also be aggressive. trey told me all the time, it's your time. to take it. it's about you. but i'm like, nah, it's about us. but i'll still be me. >> the feeling in the arena was so intense during the game, and you could just feel it reverberating it through your body. i saw terrell owens, legend, sitting a few rows off the court. he's played in nfc championship games, in the super bowl, i
asked what's your reaction to this? he said, this is nuts. for him to experience that, we were all just there. just back and forth. you know, they're down. and he's so close to the court. just the jostling. the physicality of the game. the expenditure of emotion was just amazing. and everybody in the arena, nobody will forget that. >> it wasn't loud in there at all, was it? >> not at all. >> great stuff. thank you. the warriors are setting the record straight about a rumor that had questions on social media. there were reports that the team unanimously decided not to visit the white house for the traditional victory celebration. the team released a statement saying, quote, today is all about celebrating our championship. we have not received an invitation to the white house but we'll make those decisions when and if necessary. you watched the warriors become nba champions right here on nbc 7, and you can see the victory celebration right here, too. we'll have live coverage. the parade starts at 10:00 a.m.
on thursday. we want to get to some developing news out of castro valley. that's where alameda county sheriff's deputies are looking into a possible bird mill behind a home. they flew above the home a short time ago. deputies say there are about 500 exotic parrots, mckaus, kept in cages. neighbors complained about noises and odors for several weeks. deputies say the birds will likely stay there for now. tonight uber's ceo said he's taking an indefinite leave of absence as the company takes steps to improve its culture. the report was outlining the changes the company should undergo. tiffany wilson is outside uber headquarters with the new developments. tiffany? >> reporter: in company e-mails, the ceo said today should be the turning point toward a more inclusive uber. uber 2.0. he says he needs to take time off to work on himself, so he can be the leader the company
needs. after months of investigating uber's culture, former u.s. attorney general eric holder released his report today. the ceo travis calanick was not in the staff meeting to discuss holder's recommendation. >> let us address the elephant in the room. >> reporter: he said he's taking an indefinite leave of absence to grieve his mother and become a better leader. ariana huffington explained his decision. >> uber is his life. he has taken full responsibility for what the company has gone through in the last few months. and now he wants to be part of us turning a new page and together building the next chapter numbi history. >> a lot of them are kind of
absurd. there's one called toe stepping. there's one called always be hustling. >> reporter: david bonderman cut hef off and said more board members means more talking. it's emblematic of the culture uber is trying to curb. it reads in part, i want to apologize to my fellow board member for a disrespectful comment that was directed at her during today's discussion. it was inappropriate. in san francisco, tiffany wilson, abc 7 news. next on abc 7 news at 6:00, outpouring of support for a purple heart veteran who lost his home to foreclosure. authorities look for evidence of criminal and civil violations in the home foreclosure of a longtime san mateo family. i'm michael finney with the "7 on your side" follow-up straight ahead. mild for the warriors victory parade. then a heat wave. i'll have of the forecast coming up.
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protective services have begun to look into the case. unfortunately, that won't be enough to save the family's home. >> give me a minute. >> as much as he tries, it's tough to move on for robert. emotions are still raw, just hours after the family gave up the keys to their longtime home in san mateo. robert paid some $20,000 to help save his family's home. he says none of what he spent that money on was helpful. despite all that, this cancer patient remains thankful after publicizing his fight on abc 7 news. his daughter, leeanna, tell us what happened after the story aired. >> we started getting calls right away. >> reporter: the family received both financial assistance and help with the move. a former neighbor called to rent this duplex minutes from the family's old home. robert's wife, delores, is overwhelmed by the generosity.
>> we have so many good friends, and so many good neighbors. >> reporter: others suggested the family pursue criminal and civil action. "7 on your side" put them in touch with adult protective services, the agency is working with the district attorney on possible criminal action. >> certainly we're looking at them for criminal fraud, real estate fraud, elder abuse, and whether there has been any consumer fraud. >> reporter: at the beginning of the day, the family was hopeful authorities could obtain an emergency order to stay the foreclosure. the d.a. said unfortunately, it's much too late for that. robert regrets he didn't reach out for help earlier. his grandson said it's not his grampa's fault. he will buy the home back. >> i want the memories back from there. >> reporter: the family says they're ready to move on. they still have their dog, buddy, and they have each other. >> with my family, anyplace feels like home.
as long as we're together. >> we'll continue to follow this story and keep you posted. now, the district attorney says it's possible the family could win restitution. i want to hear from you. if you have an issue like this, "7 on your side" hotline is open weekdays 10:00 to 2:00. 415-954-8151. and reach me on my facebook page and on abc7news.com. >> tough story all the way around. >> it is. >> thanks, michael. a federal judge threw out charges against a senior citizen cited for eating pizza at a bus stop. they faced a $234 fine after an officer gave him a citation in march. he happened to be homeless at the time. that officer did not show up in court this afternoon. >> i have total respect for the law. and the police department. yet he didn't have the -- he
didn't even show up. i don't know what i can say, you know, other than that. it was dismissed and i'm very grateful. eating is banned on most public transit in san francisco. but police rarely enforce the law. highway 140 is still closed in yosemite national park after a 4,000-ton rock slide. park officials say 150 feet of the road at the arch rock entrance to the park is covered in up to 15, maybe as much as 20 feet of debris. that's the highway 140 entrance into yosemite. anyone trying to get into the park will have to take highway 41 through oakhurst. we are about to warm up around here. >> big-time. spencer christian is tracking it for us. >> we're about to have a summer-like heat wave during the last days of spring. let's use antioch as an example of how much it will rise in the next couple of days, around 88 degrees in antioch.
we get to friday, we'll see 98. and then saturday and sunday, 100 or higher. finally, next monday and tuesday, we'll see the heat easing up just a little bit. triple-digit heat will be widespread in the inland areas as we have the heat wave coming our way this weekend. we have sunny skies right now. it's mild across the entire bay area. and it is warmer now by several degrees in most locations than at this hour yesterday. in fact, it's 11 degrees warmer than antioch. two degrees warmer than this hour yesterday in san francisco. let's take a closer look. out over the golden gate, 63 degrees in san francisco right now. low 70s at mountain view and san jose. 57 at half moon bay. this is the view from emoryville, looking at the golden gate. a little haze off in the distance there. but no marine layer, at least right now. 78 right now in santa rosa. 80 at fairfield. we have upper 70s at concord and
livermore. here's a lovely view from mount tam looking down onto the bay. we'll see the warming trend that we have right now continuing tomorrow. summer-like heat will develop at the end of the week. triple digits on saturday and sunday. overnight, this night, look for clear skies. it will cool down to upper 40s in the north bay, valleys, and down south at morgan hill. most other locations will see overnight lows in the low 50s. tomorrow, the warming continues. it won't be hot but it will be warm in the inland areas with highs in the mid-80s. maybe a couple of upper 80s. on the coast, low to mid-60s. let's look ahead to thursday in oakland. the warrios victory parade, celebrating their second nba championship in three years. parade begins 10:00 in the morning on thursday. sunny and mild. temperature about 66 degrees as the parade kicks off. climbing up into the low to mid-70s by afternoon. looking a bit farther ahead. we have an excessive heat watch
in effect for the bay area except the coastline friday through sunday. we expect high temperatures in the triple digits in some of the inland areas. that can produce heat related illness. try to avoid overexposure to the sun and try to stay hydrated. sunny skies through the seven-day period. your warm-up at the end of the week, friday, upper 90s inland. a sizzling father's day on sunday. happy father's day to all the dads, and me. going into early next week, it will still be warm. temperatures will probably not be in the triple digits on monday and tuesday. tuesday marks the beginning of summer. next tuesday night. >> thank you, spencer. coming up next at 6:00, an old shipwreck uncovered. tonight we have a first glimpse at the ship 100 years af
are polluting our environment. [ sniffing ] [ seagulls squawking ] today we get a first glimpse at coast guard history that no one has laid eyes on in 100 years. >> a cutter silgts off the coast, but thanks to new technology it's no longer forgotten. >> kristen is here with the story. >> today marks exactly 100 years since the mccullough
it was first discovered last october. 300 feet below the surface, white anemomes cover the bow stem. fish swimming past the six-pound rapid fire gun used in the spanish-american war. the cutter served in 1898, just two years after it was built. here's the crew a year later, in san francisco. while patrolling from mexico to oregon. the mccullough sank in heavy fog, killing one crew member. federal officials praised the cutter's service. >> she performed a wide range of missions. and protected mariners at sea, protecting first s.e.a.l.s in alaska. and protecting our nation from harm. >> we'll give you one more look under water. this is the steering station. the wooden handles have been
eaten away but the metal helm remains. you can't see it in person because the vessel is too delicate to move. if you want to see more pictures and video, we have a link on our website abc7news.com. dan and ama? >> thank you, kristen. like waiting for a baby to be born. that's what the staff at san francisco conservatory of flowers say they're doing. the corpse flower, it gets the name because the flower releases a pungent odor >> unlike most flower, it's creating a liquid that turns into vapor and pro live rates through the atmosphere. it's actually a smell lingering in the air, not just part of the plant. >> the stink will also attract people. the conservatory is staying late because of the curious visitors it expects. you can keep an eye on the corpse flower to see when it blooms. this is a live look at the plant now. find a link at abc7news.com.
moving on now, new at 6:00, a nanny arrested after a suspected dui crash at a bay area elementary school while a child was in the car. police are saying this isn't her first run-in with the law. plus -- >> did you not ask your staff to show you the policy that would be the basis for your refusing to answer -- >> interrupted again. a heated encounter with attorney general jeff sessions. and this guy isn't warm and fuzzy, but people are flocking to pet this spiky
we have new details tonight on an incredibly close call at a belmont elementary school yesterday. >> the district attorney says a nanny charged with dui after crashing her car through a school fence has faced similar charges before. >> melanie woodrow has more. >> reporter: belmont police arrested this 64-year-old nanny for child endangerment after she drove into a fence outside an
elementary school on monday. the damaged fence had a yellow sign that says, drive safely and slowly. it's a reminder to parents of the incident that could have been even worse. >> she could have hit anybody that was on the sidewalk. i walk past here. it could have been me, it could have been any one of the kids. >> reporter: police say the nanny had an infant in her car and was on her way to pick up another child when she drove into the fence. the infant was not hurt. but an 11-year-old student outside was hurt. his parent said their son who was in the boy's class saw the accident. >> he was coming up the stairs. he heard the crash. and he looked and saw the car going down into the grass area. he was frightened. >> reporter: cipriani's principal said the 11-year-old has minor injuries, and is recovering at home. the nanny is now out of jail. san mateo county district attorney -- >> she's somebody we've dealt with on a prior occasion for the
same offense, misdemeanor drunk driving. >> reporter: she pleaded no contest to the charges in may of 2015 and received a sentence of three years probation and two days in jail. the d.a.'s office said she'll be arraigned on these latest charges in july. abc 7 news. a man accused of stabbing a boy outside a mill bray library shouldn't have been out on the street. he was in court today on charges in connection with last friday's attack. he remains in custody without bail. nelson has five prior arrests in san mateo county on drug charges. he has mental health issues and was a free man at the time of the stabbing because of proposition 47 which downgraded certain crimes to misdemeanors. >> very definite possibility he would have been in custody at the time of this, rather than wandering the streets of millbray. >> the 13-year-old victim suffered seven stab wounds and will need further surgery.
officials sent a letter to students' parents that reads in part, we are discussing the incident in the context of full safety and how to further protect our students out in the world. african-american leaders in the south bay are blasting administrators of monte vista high school and sheriff's office after claims they failed to take action following the discovery of a racist hit list last fall. vic lee is in cupertino with the new developments. >> if we allow this to happen to one community, we allow it to happen to everyone. >> you're talking about killing people in school. killing people. do you understand? >> step up and talk to your children about this. because this is wrong. >> we will not put up with this any longer. >> reporter: african-american community leaders charged the high school in cupertino, the fremont high school district and
sheriff failed to act appropriately in the wake of the hit list scandal, posted on social media last fall targeting black students. >> on that list were the names of six to seven african-american students in school. >> reporter: attorney richard richardson filed suit on behalf of one of the students who has since left the school. >> they gave us a specific credible threat, and talked about how many bullets it would take. >> reporter: the hit list was reportedly not the only act of racism. two months ago this was also posted on instagram. a message that used the word lynch, and the "n" word. richardson says the students were not punished. >> there was no discipline such as detention, such as suspension or expulsion ever considered. >> reporter: the school district says it investigated the incident in september and took appropriate disciplinary action. the sheriff's office says it referred the case to the d.a. for criminal prosecution. >> we have learned through a
reliable source that the d.a. is now reviewing the case. vic lee, abc 7 news. today the u.s. attorney general denied any involvement in the conspiracy between russia and the trump administration. >> it suggests that i participated in any collusion, it's an appalling and detestable lie. >> jeff sessions testified on capitol hill. however, he didn't say much. sessions claimed he couldn't discuss his conversations with the president because of long-standing policy. >> the american people have had it with stonewalling. americans don't want to hear the answers to relevant questions are privileged and off limits. we're talking about an attack on our democratic institutions. >> sessions did backtrack on a claim he made during his confirmation hearing when he said he had never met with russians. he admitted he did meet two russians during the 2016
election campaign but didn't have any inappropriate interaction. for the second week in a row, senator harris had a fiery exchange with a witness and was interrupted by a male senator. >> i need to be as correct the best i can. i'm not able to be rushed this fast. it makes me nervous. >> did you not ask your staff to show you the policy -- >> senators will allow the chair to control the hearing. senator harris, let him answer. >> harris later tweeted, the women of the u.s. senate will not be silenced when seeking the truth. fight back. harris' colleague wyden of oregon acknowledged the interruption on twitter. he said harris was doing her job. she was interrupted for asking tough questions. i was not interrupted. tonight we are learning president trump's real thoughts about the house health care bill. the president told a group of republican senators that the white house, that the house bill is, quote, mean, and urges them
to craft a version that is more generous. at a rose garden ceremony, the president called it a great plan. senate republicans have not released a draft of any of their proposed changes to the bill. governor brown took another shot at president trump's decision to pull the u.s. out of the paris climate agreement. governor brown signed the anti-climate change pact with his counterparts from oregon and washington, along with fiji's prime minister. >> at a time when a country is divided, when the world is very divided, this is a common threat, and therefore, a common theme is to mobilize against the ravages of our changing climate. >> several u.s. states and cities have vowed to adhere to the paris agreement, with the federal government withdrawing from the multinational deal. coming up next at 6:00, an anxious night for a couple.
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are waiting to hear tomorrow where they'll spend the summer working. >> they went to interviews today for paid tech internships, and employers say they're pretty impressed by the skill set these stuptsd have. >> david louie has our story. >> reporter: they've shown up with their resumes. most are only 17 for paid internships at over 100 silicon valley companies. how nervous are you right now? >> i'm a bit nervous. >> you have been preparing for this? >> yeah. i went through a few classes on internships and resume writing. >> reporter: they come from four south bay districts. the internship program is in its second year, a partnership of the schools to public groups, and the silicon valley organization. >> they come in with a different set of skills. you've got to find the activities that meet those skills. and then challenge them. >> reporter: ahmed was one of 41 students who got an internship
last year. she's back with stronger skills because of that experience. >> i've learned to manage my time wisely. even when you have many projects on top of projects, you really have to make a list of what you need to get done first, and what can still wait. >> reporter: the employers are impressed that many of the students have taken programming and engineering classes. >> i'm really impressed by the knowledge that they have already in technical skills. that makes them somebody that can really be helpful for us going through this kind of program. >> reporter: each is guaranteed an internship. they'll find out where tomorrow. the students will get paid $12 an hour. they'll work 20 hours a week with 100 hours over six weeks. david louie, abc 7 news. a comic book heroine up next. >> see what inspired her and
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>> as the new "wonder woman" movie continues to rope in theatergoers with her lasso of truth, one artist who shaped her character is getting an award in sacramento. >> jonathan bloom explains, trina robbins wasn't the first to draw a "wonder woman" comic book, but she was the first woman. >> i drew all my life. as a child, as soon as i could hold a crayon in my chubby little hands, i was drawing. >> reporter: trina robbins liked to do something else, read comic books. >> i wanted to be as brave and as strong and as beautiful as the girl heroes of the comics i read. >> reporter: it wasn't long before she mastered this character. >> i love the style. in fact, what i am known for when it comes to "wonder woman" is drawing in his style. >> reporter: in the 1960s, she drew underground comics with strong women as heroes. >> every comic i drew was feminist. i couldn't help it. >> reporter: in 1986, dc comics called and asked her to draw a
four-part series of "wonder woman." >> i didn't know i was the first woman to draw the "wonder woman" comics. >> reporter: she wanted to bring the heroine back to her famous roots. >> i never gave her breasts that were bigger than her head or bottoms that turned into, you know, thong bikinis the way some of the guys did. >> reporter: in the 1940s, "wonder woman" appealed to girls. >> the island was no boys allowed. when i was a kid, i lived in a world in which no girls were allowed. >> reporter: 30 years after these were drawn, everybody's talking about "wonder woman" again. >> i love the movie. she's the "wonder woman" in the flesh. >> reporter: they're honoring a real-life heroine, robbins is inducted into the wizard world
hall of ledge inds. >> i'm only the second person to be inducted into it. diana prince, "wonder woman."."" >> reporter: in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. >> she's great. >> what a character. if you ever wanted to pet a porcupine, and who doesn't, meet melanie. >> pen el epe helpedepe helpeded the summer program. >> she has 30,000 quills, and she's billed as the only petable porcupine in any bay area museum. it is warm out there. only getting warmer this week. >> the sparkling wf lake merrick under clear blue skies. spencer? >> it will be hot in a few days. sunny skies across the bay area
right now. we'll have clear skies overnight with temperatures in the low 50s. sunny skies tomorrow from coast to inland. it will be mild at the coast, warm inland with highs in the mid to upper 80s. tomorrow afternoon, 5:00, graduation time at robertson high school. through the afternoon and evening, sunny and mild. here's your seven-day forecast. it starts to turn hot on friday, inland highs climb into the upper 90s. highs around or above 100 degrees in the inland areas. sizzling warm on father's day. let's call it hot. easing up a bit monday and tuesday, but not much. tuesday marks the beginning of summer. >> plain old hot. thanks, spencer. let's talk about sports tonight and what a fabulous moment we enjoyed last night here on abc 7. >> look at the shot. i want to call the parade from lake merrick. would they go for that? can we get a floating desk out
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good evening. the warriors win the championship and the players spraying champagne all over. kevin durant had stopped drinking months ago when he hurt his knee. so after a few, he was feeling no pain when he came out for interviews. k.d. left the cavs in a world of hurt, though. he averaged 35 points, five assists in the final series. this is why he wanted warriors, and the warriors wanted him as well. the whole world was watching. >> i've always believed he was the best. i always believed that. and tonight he was the best among the best.
and that's what it proved to me tonight. >> some of the things he does, it's just unbelievable. you know, he continued to do that from the beginning to the end. there he is. finest mvp. we're world champs. >> you've got to call kevin durant a champ now. he's put the time in. i'm just so happy for him to be able to realize his goal. and be my teammate. >> i'm so happy for him. he's had an amazing career. and he just took himself to the next level. >> . >> what a scene. as durant left oracle arena with adoring fans waiting in the parking lot for him. he gets out of the car to share the moment holding his mvp trophy. a great piece written on durant
in the hours following game five. what a night. man. the raiders began off-season mini camp today. even they were impressed by the ws. derrick carr watched from home and said it makes him want to just win, baby, even more. >> just to watch that, it makes you hungry every time you see another team, or somebody celebrate a championship. it just makes you dream those dreams you had as a kid, standing on the stage, holding the trophy up, all those things. >> playing at home is something you have to earn. that atmosphere last night was electric. it was great to be a part of it. we've had big games here, regular season games, but obviously you get ramped up in a play-off game. so, yeah, we would love to earn those. that's what it's all about. >> warriors and raiders, in miami today, lebron's old home, the a's visiting the marlins. volleyball in the cleavelander
pool as part of the stadium. marcell goes off cotton. we are tied at 1. a man on for john carlos stanton in the fifth. he's got big, big muscles. 4-1 marlins in the home run sculpture is going to go bananas. i don't even know what that thing is. ryan healy swinging. 8-1 marlins in the eighth now. the giants will host the royals in just a few minutes. i was thinking looking at the scene there, if we could just bottle the energy at oracle last night, we could make a fortune selling that. >> feel-good moment. >> thanks, larry. join us tonight at 9:00 on channel 13. the rediscovery of the eighth natural wonder of the world, how it was found after being buried for 130 years, at 9:00. hundreds of exotic birds uncovered in an east bay backyard. the investigation under way tonight.
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established on friday with a big win, would carry over into yesterday. well, it did, in a sense. he won the game, but he won less than $4,000. let's see what happens today with stan and dylan as the challengers. good luck, gentlemen. here we go. now the categories for you. first off... followed by... you know what the quotation marks mean. then... name the job to which this has actually happened. followed by... and you're gonna love this one... tucker. let's go with beatles for $200. stan. what is "sgt. pepper's lonely hearts club band"? correct. big ten schools for $200.