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in that california sun and celebrate another championship in oakland. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ahma daetz. >> we have the greatest fans in the world. we're so happy to be here. >> warriors owner and ceo joe lake said today is the day all about the fans. he saluted the dub nation loyalists, celebrating the second nba finals title in three years. >> here is the star who was there for both the victories. fans were wild when they saw steph curry with a cigar hanging out of his mouth, lifting up the championship trophy. >> not many things that can bring politicians and famous rappers together. that's libby schaaf riding with super fan mc hammer. san francisco mayor ed lee also rode in the parade. >> let's begin our team coverage with katie utehs who took in the parade from oakland. >> what a day for dub nation,
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what a great place to be. >> reporter: being with the fans is always the best vantage point. these barricades lined the route but they cannot begin to contain the excitement that came from the dub nation. warriors fans want to take the feeling of winning with them. snagging confetti for the road. >> we had a bag from 2015, we need a bag from 2017. so we have confetti! >> reporter: scraps of a warriors victory parade for the books. >> what a great time, what a great time. >> reporter: the excitement you get, deep down, when your team takes home the nba title. >> i think it is great. >> you're losing your voice. >> yes, from screaming. >> reporter: it is more than a million people lining the golden state warriors victory route, waiting hours to see their favorite players up close, and in some cases face to face. the pull of the crowd, too tempting for draymond green, who hopped off his bus and mingled. >> draymond is being draymond.
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he's just a crowd pleaser. like the heart and soul of the warriors. >> reporter: but the fans deserve credit too. >> thank you. they're amazing. >> reporter: warriors legends, leadership and ownership, even the people behind the scenes in the organization felt like nba stars today. finals mvp kevin durant simply soaked up the love from atop a double decker bus. and the dub nation gave it freely. in oakland, katie utehs, abc 7 news. mike shuman had a front seat to all of talking to the players and coaches. >> about eight hours ago, started here at 11th and broadway, the number we're hearing is 1.5 million fans lined the street and here. and as the owner said this is all about the fans today. and, of course, we hope to have
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a lot more of these parades in the near future. all right, the golden state warriors have won the nba championship, two out of the last three years, and should have won three in a row. so can you call this team a dynasty? one thing is for certain, it might be heading that way. today, the theme at the rally, in oakland, not done, and they want to hold another parade here next year. >> it means the world to me to win the championship for you guys and hopefully we keep it going. but we're going to enjoy this one. so thanks a lot for your support. >> this is a great group. special group, very humble group. bob and steve do a great job of keeping the atmosphere cool, guys want to come and be part of the group. >> i want to keep this thing going for years to come, be out here in this cali sunshine every june. we the champs! we the champs! >> same time next year. sealed. >> peter guber guaranteeing
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again next year. we had three giants parades this decade, now two of the warriors, great time to be a bay area sports fan, especially here in oakland today it was thrilling for everyone. reporting live in oakland, mike shumann, abc 7 news. a live look from the bay bridge toll plaza. not much traffic heading back into san francisco tonight, an improvement from a few hours ago as drivers left oakland after the warriors parade. b.a.r.t. was absolutely packed, though. the agency added 40 trains in anticipation. 203,000 riders jumped on the trains hours before the dubs parade and when the day was over, thousands made a bee line for the station. >> lots of people everywhere, all over. couldn't get through. hard to move around. now we're at a stand fill. >> it is crazy and very hectic and it is really hot in here. but it is fun. >> 28% more riders rode b.a.r.t. than a typical commute day.
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warriors owners joe lake and peter gruber had everything to do with turning the team into a champion. and they did another thing the parade. >> same time next year, sealed. >> give it up for joe lake and peter gruber, they picked up the tab for today. >> you also heard peter say they'll be back for another parade next year, the third championship since guber and lake took over, would be a fitting accomplishment for a team known for their threes. >> that's true. security was tight at today's parade. oakland police and partners made sure there were no threats to the team and the fans. >> went very smoothly. thomas was in the crowd at lakeside drive and 19th street in oakland today. eric, all went well. >> i'll tell you how smoothly it wept, 1.5 million visitors, only three arrests made, one for
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assaulting a police officer, two for public intoxication. there were 105 calls from medical assistance from the firefighters and paramedics who were there, most of that heat related, none of it serious. so this was a pretty smooth running event for the 2017 nba champs. you didn't have to be a battle hardened basketball fan to enjoy today's parade. fans of all ages turned out to have a good time. >> i just wanted to see my favorite players come out to celebrate this whole entire community. >> reporter: and celebrate they did, and it was the job of oakland police and their partners to make sure that playepla players can visit with fans and the fans could safely watch the heroes. the chief says it worked. >> very great. excellent. everybody is in a celebration, they're having a great time, the officers are well prepared and we want them to have a good time
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with the crowd as well. >> reporter: there were cops on foot, on motorcycles, even cops in water craft making sure that nothing in lake merit could pose a threat. this fan thought they did a good job. >> i thought everything was set up right. i thought we had enough security, the people, everybody behaved themselves. >> reporter: even when star guard steph curry came through, surrounded by security, people were enthusiastic but respectful, and the star told me that he and his teammates appreciate it. >> it took everybody. that's what basketball is all about, that's why we celebrate the way we do. >> reporter: the last time the warriors celebrated like this was after they won the championship in 2015. the cost of police protection and cleanup was more than $240,000, this time, it won't cost the city a thing. >> we just like to say this parade, this whole day, all the cost, every dollar, is on us. >> reporter: lake may want to keep his checkbook handy. there may be more parades in the warriors' future. eric thomas, abc 7 news.
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meantime, the good feelings roll on in oakland. we have the parade, the rally and still people continue to celebrate. >> abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman joins us live from the parade route on broadway near 22nd. hi, wayne. >> reporter: we have confetti. it is in the gutters, in the street, when packed cars fly through the air, the confetti is in the air. we'll be finding confetti in engine compartments, glove boxes, clothes, for months and months and months. the transformation of broadway is complete. this morning, a parade route, now a thorough fare. as for the time in between, just one word, wow. no meter, no speed gun, no known container or method of measurement can quantify the joy we witnessed in oakland today. >> very common. we're ready to go. >> reporter: a triumphant cavalcade in yellow and blue and why now you don't know who, there is no explaining what you missed. what do you say to them? >> congrats. we're so proud of you.
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>> reporter: now multiply such enthusiasm by more than a million and that's a conservative estimate. >> this is the icing on the cake. >> reporter: icing on the cake. what flavor? >> chocolate. >> reporter: with all of the trimmings and so many surprise forums, like warrior matte ba bs who chose to walk instead of ride. >> it is always good to give back to the city and in better way than to win a championship. >> reporter: a fifth world championship to be exact. this is the parade that celebrated it. here is the warriors first trophy from philadelphia, 1947. then they did it again in 1956. some of us remember 1975.1975.1. and we loved it until the drought that ended in 2015. and steph curry practically floated high above the route, collecting the fifth championship trophy and second in three years. >> mvp. >> that was an amazing feeling. steph curry is the best shooter
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of all time. >> reporter: around these parts, your golden state warriors have come a long way and arrived via this, the sweetest of roads less traveled. >> this guy is the man here. he carried us when i had to go out, he's the best. >> reporter: from oakland, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. what fun. well, the warriors and cavs rivalry may be over on the court, but not on social media. >> true. the parade has spawned a new trolling war between draymond green and lebron james. >> abc 7 news anchor kristen sze is here with the story and the hash tag creating major buzz. >> twitter is in a tizzy over the hash tag quickie because of the shirt worn by draymond green. see that? quickie, look at that. printed just like the logo from the cavaliers quicken loans arena as in the warriors got out of there quickly with the trophy. the trolling comes after lebron james wore this t-shirt on the left after winning the championship last year. all right.
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it says, ultimate warrior. i'll show it to you right there. that is lebron's shirt. so many people took that to be kind of a dis, a dig on golden state. draymond referenced the t-shirt tiff in his rally speech. >> but quickie, i'm i'm i >> lebron fired back on instagram using the word quickie a different way, let's say. and draymond responded then dubs finally made him go bald, referring to lebron's newly shaved head. warriors fans are loving it. john navarria snapped this picture of his niece at the parade with draymond calling him the new petty king. number 23 takes that as quite the compliment. and, of course, entrepreneurs are quickly jumping on the quickie trend, with that website already up selling quickie t-shirts, you can get it in blue even. can't wait to see what they come up with next year. >>, kristen.
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if you couldn't go to the parade or want to relive it, maybe we have you covered. >> we have photos, video and more unforgettable moments on abc 7 news.com and the news app. >> this morning's episode of the view, which was preempted because of the parade coverage can be seen or recorded overnight starting at 2:12 a.m. set your dvr. we have much more ahead this hour on abc 7 news at 6:00. learning about the victims. >> biggest thing was the size of his heart. we were like 18 other sons he always loved to see us every weekend. >> one day after a deadly shooting in san francisco, friends and family pause to remember. plus -- >> a moment of unity after yesterday's mass shooting in washington. the special person who threw out first pitch. big story, weather is our developing heat wave, i'll show developing heat wave, i'll show you how long ♪ ♪ award winning interface.
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one day after a u.p.s. employee opened fire on employees at the company's facility, we're learning much more about the victims whose lives touched so many. >> abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: these volleyball players pay tribute to their beloved coach with a signed t-shirt and volleyball. >> the biggest thing was the size of his heart. >> reporter: the long time u.p.s. employee was one of three victims in a workplace shooting here. >> it was cool to see him here, his story, working through u.p.s. from 15 years ago to now and seeing how the city has changed and how people have changed. >> reporter: most of these players affectionately refer to him as uncle benson, though they say he felt more like a dad. >> we were like his 18 other
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sons he loved to see us every other weekend. >> reporter: along haight street, u.p.s. drivers are filling in on the route once covered by mike lefiti and wayne chan. >> i think everybody at this point, affected by this, makes no sense. they're the nicest guys. >> reporter: the owner of ftc skateboarding set up this memorial. a fill in driver gave him wayne's name tag off the u.p.s. truck, he would have been driving today. he also knew mike from his routes here and diamond heights. >> biggest guy with the biggest heart. >> reporter: three u.p.s. employees adored by everyone they met along their routes and elsewhere in the community. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. today a san francisco jury found a man guilty of killing his girlfriend and trying to dispose of her body inside a suitcase. the case drew widespread attention seven years ago when the body of pearla louis was found floating in a suitcase in san francisco bay.
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her body was badly beaten. police arrested her boyfriend, 55-year-old lee bell. today, bell was found guilty of first degree murder. the victim's daughter hopes the case gives people the courage to get out of abusive relationships. >> someone will say, you know, enough is enough, time for me to get out of this situation, let me reach out for resources, let me speak to people and let them know what i'm going through and not suffer in silence. >> bell will be sentenced at a later date. new at 6:00, a fire forced about 40 people out of their homes in the north bay. started just after 2:30 afternoon on austin avenue in santa rosa in the south park neighborhood. six units of the apartment complex burned and 12 units are without power now. this is video that was posted on the santa rosa firefighters' twitter account. the red cross is helping out those evacuees. california seasonal rain and snow may be triggering more earthquakes. that's according to a new study published today ought of uc berkeley. the findings suggest the winter
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snow and rain act as weights on the state's mountains, pressing down on both the sierra and the coastal ranges. when those weights are lifted, and the state drys out, the earth's crust rebounds, triggering increased fault movement. you can find the full study in this month's edition of the journal science. the grass is dry, the temperature is rising, and if you need to do this, it is time to get on it. firefighters are understandably concerned with the forthcoming soon, july that is. the warning signs are out in the san ramon valley. even in union city where so-called safe and sane firefighter are allowed they have rules. once you hit the city limit, you're on notice, no fireworks is still the rule in most bay area cities. >> better safe than sorry. things are -- warm out there today, but really going to change and get hotter. >> absolutely, spencer christian is here with how hot. >> that's true. the elevated fire concern may be elevated over the next week as we are going to have a heat wave. it is building right now, we'll
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feel it tomorrow as it starts to really heat up in our inland areas, really using concord as an indicator of how high inland temperatures will be over the next few days. high of 88 -- 96 expected in concord tomorrow. average high in concord this time of year is 83. we'll see 100 degrees in concord on saturday, up to 104 on sunday, father's day. some locations may see 106, 108 on father's day. temperatures drop a couple of degrees on monday, and then back up to 100 or above on tuesday, wednesday. so seven days, it will be really hot in our inland areas and, of course, as i mentioned, a chance of elevated fire concern. okay, let's take a look at live doppler 7, clear skies across the bay area now. it was a warm day today. not excessively hot, the excessive heat is coming our way. right now, gusty conditions, we have gusts up to 32 miles per hour, novato, 28. half moon bay, 33-mile-per-hour winds at sfo. all around the area, pretty breezy. this is the view, a beautiful
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evening. looking northward under mostly blue skies, 69 degrees now in san francisco. we have low to mid-70s at oakland, san jose. 83, gilroy. 63 at half moon bay. the view from memoriville, clear skies in the west, and these are some more temperature readings now, 88 degrees in santa rosa. warm up in the north bay. napa, 86. fairfield, only 71. over in concord, livermore, low to mid-80s. here is the view at santa cruz beach, great place to be, just about anytime, but especially with this coming heat wave, that might be a popular spot. these are our forecast features. heat advisory saturday. triple digit temperatures in our inland areas for about five consecutive days. and the excessive heat will linger into the middle of next week. overnight, look for fog to return to some parts of the coastline. won't be -- won't reach very far inland. we'll see low temperatures generally in the mid to upper 50s. even milder as some of our inland east bay locations with lows in the low to mid-60s.
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almost as high as some of our coastal highs during the day. tomorrow, look for mild to hot conditions, mild on the coast, with highs there in the upper 60s. we'll see low to mid-80s around the bay. upper 90s to near 100s. in the beach tomorrow, sunny skies, breezy conditions and highs in the upper 60s as i mentioned mainly. santa cruz will top out at 81 degrees. heat advisory, 11:00, saturday morning, to 11:00 p.m. sunday, monday rather. as we look at the next three days, next three afternoons, temperatures continue to climb well above 100 degrees on sunday and monday. so let's go -- take a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast here. excuse me. got a little allergy thing going on here. saturday through next wednesday we'll see inland highs at or above 100 degrees. up to 104 in many inland locations on sunday, which is father's day. very, very toasty string of days coming our way. >> wow. all right. thanks, spencer. tonight, the oakland zoo has
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four new additions with a compelling back story. >> keepers were able to save these bears. you splay noticed this giant hole in the ground where the newest part of san francisco's
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three black bear cubs and mom will be educational ambassadors at the zoo's upcoming trail xzibexhibit. it almost didn't happen. officials determined the cubs hadn't been weaned off their mom and decided to send all four to the oakland zoo. the animal rights group farm sanctuary says it rescued six pigs from a small island in the sacramento san joaquin delta. that was tuesday. the pigs had been left to forage there four years ago. later, a number of boaters took to feeding them. some started a facebook page called the friends of the pig on the delta. one stockton man who says he owns the pigs says the pigs were not rescued, they were stolen. >> my pets, i should be able to do with them as i please. they seem to be well fed, they seem to be in good health. we tried to take care of them. >> farm sanctuary says the pigs were not in good health and were being mistreated. the group says during the
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winters, the pigs would starve and during the summer people were riding them, feeding them beer and treating them horribly. video of a confrontation at a sacramento county convenience store is going viral. witnesses say it started when a man and a woman tried to walk out of the citrus heights store with snacks that they didn't pay for. then the hot cheatos went flying. meanwhile, a customer sitting outside in her car captured this video on her cell phone. another woman went to grab the phone. but she got a jolt right there from the customer's taser. fisher heights police are searching for the unidentified man and two unidentified women seen in the video. more ahead on abc 7 news at 6:00. >> outrage over a former ceo and his sentence for felony domestic violence. the protest tonight in silicon valley over a plea deal. east bay elementary school tries to set a new world record for square dancing. did they get it? i'm michael finney. coming up, 7 on your side helps
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them find out. and tonight, in southern california, shark experts are blaming film crews for the rash of sharks near the beaches. stay with us.
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live, where you live, this is abc 7 news. public outcry tonight over a plea deal for a silicon valley co and a controversial domestic violence case. >> a decision today means he will spend less than two weeks in jail, abc 7 news reporter jani janine della vega spoke with the family. >> reporter: the former apple engineer says for the last ten years she's been verbally and physically abused by her estranged husband, a ceo of a silicon valley startup. >> nobody deserves to go through this and live their life in fear. there is no reason to. >> reporter: she gave us pictures of bruises and audio recordings of him yelling and threatening her. gattani was charged with felony assault but a deal was struck, pleading no contest to felony
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accessory and sentenced to six months in county jail, in which five of the months he would serve by doing community service. he is getting credit for the time he served so he really will only serve 13 days. >> i was really hoping for something better to happen. but i -- at this point of time i want to thank everyone for being here for me. >> reporter: the d.a.'s office says there wasn't enough evidence to impose a harsher penalty. >> i am disappointed that she is not satisfied with the terms of the disposition or the way in which her case was handled. but i am confident that we reached the right outcome. >> reporter: outside the courthouse, dozens of friends and supporters held a peaceful rally, saying the sentence is a slap on the wrist. >> the punishment should match what he has done. the punishment should be according to that. it should not be less than that. and i want justice for her. >> reporter: after reviewing the case, the justices decided to make gattani serve his county
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jail sentence starting tomorrow afternoon rather than five months for now, the term originally negotiated. in palo alto, janine della vega, abc 7 news. contra costa county supervisors will appoint a a interim district attorney. they say he illegally spent campaign money on personal items and lied to the state about it. doug mcmaster is in charge for now. peterson has been sentenced to 250 hours of community service and three years probation. a day after congressman steve scalise was shot while practicing for a baseball game and critically wounded, that game went on as planned. ♪ and the home of the brave ♪ >> just before the national anthem, members of congress gathered on the field for a prayer. one of the capitol police
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officers injured in the shooting threw out first pitch. speaker of the house paul ryan and minority leader nancy pelosi held their first joint interview before the game on cnn. >> this game is a game where we always come to have fun. we hope our team wins. tonight, we're all team scalise. >> scalise is still in critical but stable condition. meanwhile, the republicans stole home scoring first in this one. but the democrats led 11-2 at last count, according to the game's website. each team has won 39 games. this say live look at the game going on now. the event raised over a million dollars for charity. that's double what the game made last year, by the way. the pilot of a small advertising blimp was burned when the aircraft crashed and exploded into flames near the u.s. open golf tournament in wisconsin today. authorities say the pilot was taken to the hospital by helicopter. he was the only person aboard the blimp. the blimp on fire and smoking
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went down in an open field. about half a mile from the erin hills golf course. the company that owns the blimp says there was a catastrophic failure of the airship's envelope or outer skin. >> he goes, no, it is, it is on fire. i pulled over to the side of the road real quick. >> a bit of fire on it, it hit the ground, there was like three fireballs and you could hear the explosion. >> the u.s. open officials say that the blimp was not affiliated with the usga or the open itself. the tournament, one of golf's four majors, got under way today. great white sharks are returning in big numbers to the southern california coast, but shark experts are worried that some people are creating dangerous conditions for those sharks just to capture them on camera. they're doing it by chumming the water or throwing in fish bait to attract the sharks to the shore. one expert says whether it is chumming or other tactics to draw in sharks, the real danger is it can change their behavior. >> chumming or trying to bait
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the sharks in puts other people at risk because it changes the shark's behavior. it puts them in a feeding mode had they may not be in a feeding mode. when they turn around and leave, those sharks are still in a feeding mode. >> chumming is not illegal, but it is typically done far off shore. officials say boaters could be cited for throwing material like bait into the water so close to the beach. next at 6:00, an incredible view tonight of a massive hole in the middle of san francisco. >> it is also creating a hole in the economy too. jonathan bloom explains what we
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there is a big hole in the ground in the heart of san francisco, where the moscone south convention hall used to be. and the city has big plans for what will go there, and the money they hope will come pouring out of it. >> as you can see today, our drone view 7 got some spectacular views of the massive construction site. >> jonathan bloom has more on why the neighborhood just can't wait for the new project to be finished. >> reporter: echoing across a skyline full of cranes and new high rises, all that noise is coming from one job site that is not a high rise at all. >> we dug down 56 feet.
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and poured a new foundation. >> reporter: the newest building in san francisco's moscone center is being built under ground. >> like digging a hole in the middle of the freeway. >> reporter: the view shows how workers have moved howard street on to what used to be the sidewalk as they make room for a massive underground convention space, you can already see the beginnings of the new howard street that will be build like a bridge over top. >> biggest challenge we have is the shows are still going on. we'll get 30,000, 40,000 people showing up for the show while this is going on. >> reporter: other bigger conventions have gone on elsewhere, leafing inleaving a e in the pockets. >> many people think we're closed because moscone is closed and the streets are closed. it just has been devastating. >> reporter: surrounded by barrica barricades, the grill may be the hardest hit. but deli and wine says the whole neighborhood is feeling it. >> this whole year is slower than usual. it has to do with convention center for sure. >> reporter: the city hopes the new space will turn the tide and wins back conventions that got too big for the old moscone
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center to hold. the giant scope of this project makes it difficult all by itself. but what is even more challenging is that there is a tight deadline to finish and it is one that can't be moved. >> there is a show coming that is going to happen september 7th. i can't miss the date. so there is a lot of pressure. >> reporter: ready or not, thousands will show up for the conference to be held here, the underground space won't be ready until 2018, this will need to be done in 12 weeks. how you to fe how do you feel about that? >> not sleeping that great but we'll do it. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. next at 6:00, the warriors were winning their championship and east bay elementary school was square dancing for a chance at a unique
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well, while the warriors were winning their championship, an east bay elementary school was going for a major title of its own. >> hundreds of kids trying to set the guinness world record for square dancing, but did they get it? they needed help from 7 on your side's michael finney who did a little do-si-doing of his own. >> i did, indeed. this was a huge undertaking. every student participated.
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the music teacher wrote the music. pe teachers designed the dance. they met strict requirements from guinness, but then never heard back. so did they set a record or not? they came to me for answers. square dancing is more than do-si-do, more than swing your partner, it's serious business here at delain easton elementary school in union city. >> there is nothing you can't like about square dancing. >> it teaches kids to cooperate with each other. >> somebody messes up and gets mad. >> i missed an arm, but luckily i had to grab it back. >> reporter: when the entire school of 820 kids from kind gauard gar guarden to fifth grade do it together, it is pure joy. >> i wonder what the record is for square dancing. >> reporter: there was a guinness world record for largest square dance, with 800 dancers. maybe easton could top it.
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every single student learned the dance. parents and teachers joined in, and on march 25th, of 2016, delain easton dancers reached for the prize. it was quite a sight from the ground, even more so from above. >> i felt excited. i knew i was part of something big. >> so excited, but still nervous. >> oh, my god, we're going to be famous. >> reporter: they danced for five minutes, 38 seconds, submitted all the evidence to guinness, then waited. and waited. >> and nobody answered me. >> reporter: a year later, they still didn't know if they set a world record. >> so i contacted 7 on your side. >> reporter: we contacted guinness and finally, we got their answer. >> we officially are in, the guinness book of world records. >> reporter: they did it, this tiny east bay school held a world record. at least for a few weeks. >> we do know that our record
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has since been broken. >> reporter: turns out two months after they set their record, a school in riverside broke it. but it didn't break their spirit. >> i'm just so happy for my school. this is a giant accomplishment. >> this whole entire school, and they have done a huge thing. >> reporter: the folks at guinness couldn't agree more. >> delain easton elementary school, congratulations. >> we're so grateful to abc 7 on your side because without your help, we would still be waiting to hear if we had the record. >> reporter: and just like the warriors, the kids are thinking about trying for another title. for now, however, they're just enjoying this one. maybe they should get a parade. just a thought. i want to hear from you. 7 on your side hot line is on monday through friday, 10:00 to 2:00. 415-954-8151. you can reach me through facebook and abc 7 news. >> so fun. turning to our weather, it has been a beautiful day in san
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francisco. and across the bay as we take a look from drone view 7 earlier. >> fabulous in oakland for the big parade and rally. spencer is back. good we didn't have this on saturday or sunday. >> right about that. got quite a heat wave coming our way. not hot yet, but warming up. live doppler 7, we have sunny skies over the bay area now. breezy out there now, very pleasant though. as we look at overnight conditions, look for fog to come back to the coastline. won't extend far beyond the coast. lows in the mid and upper 50s in most locations overnight. and tomorrow's highs will range from upper 60s and 70s at the coast to low to mid-80s around the bay and almost 100 in the warmest inland locations. tomorrow is graduation day at albany high school. ceremony starts at 5:00 p.m. sunny skies through the afternoon into the evening hours, warm and late afternoon with temperatures in the low 80s, cooling down to a mere 70s tomorrow evening. not much cooling inside here,
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we'll see hot weather saturday through sunday with inland highs at or above 100 degrees through that period. and it will be little easing of the heat on thursday, upper 90s. >> steamy, thanks, spencer. larry beil is here here >> yes, i is. >> we have been here all day, so at this point, kind of punchy. the warriors thought about this day for a full year, especially draymond green. squad dubbed a super team? sports is next.
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now abc 7 sports with larry beil. >> the warriors celebrated their nba title with, like, a million or so of their best friends this afternoon in oakland, assuming the core of this team all re-signs, staff and kd, the warriors may have more parades in the next few years. talking about the possibility of a mini dynasty in the works here. steph curry, kevin durant, pretty low key in their remarks. draymond green always add something spice. >> everybody wants to talk about super teams, super team this,
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super team that, i never played on a super team. you started the super team, bro. >> sometimes i get tired of doing the humble thing, i want to be more like draymond. i think we all wish we could be draymond. look at his shirt. i love draymond. we got a team full of humble warriors and we got one guy who will stir up the pot every day. he keeps it interesting for steve and me because our back and forth is with draymond it is, when we talk to each other, he crosses the line, we look at each other and say do you want to talk to him or do you want me to do it? you're kind of a problem sometimes. just so you know. >> today was truly special for a handful of warriors, after years of trying some veteran players finally celebrated their first nba title. mike shumann with more from oakland. >> reporter: warriors celebrating the second nba title in the last three years here in oakland, millions of fans. and guys like david west,
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zaza pachulia getting their first championship ring. >> we have so much joy when we're out there on the court. it means the world to me. hopefully we keep it going. but we're going to enjoy this one. thanks a lot for your support. >> we built an identity, around this warriors organization, that is second to none. so unique, and something that we need to cherish and we have cherished and need to cherish going forward. so much fun. >> man, committed and every one of you just ultimate warriors. >> let's hope they can keep the dynasty going next year. reporting in oakland, mike shumann, abc 7 sports. the warriors were celebrating, the a's fired kirt young before they started a set with the yankees. a's given up 351 runs this year, that's second most in the majors, 45 in the last week.
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their e.r.a., third worst in the american league, for nearly 6 1/2 so far in the month of june. young won the 1989 world series with the a's as a pitcher, the pitching coach for 13 years. scott emerson will take over. and the giants are playing in colorado. round one of the u.s. open in wisconsin. you see the rough, defending champ dustin johnson, plus three 75. jordan spieth needed his weed w whacker. jason day, five bogeys at plus 7, tied for 151st. rickie fowler, no trouble. stay out of the rough. he had his best ever round of the majors, 7 under 65 and leading by one. the rough is a tad controversial at this year's event. >> players not happy. >> thank you, larry. join us at 9:00. the cure for range anxiety.
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new technology that could allow you to charge your electric car as you go. at 11:00, demeaning comments during an unber ride, what one south bay person said about women. game show night, celebrity family feud, starts off at 8:00. followed by to tell the truth at 9:00. the $100,000 pyramid airs at 10:00 before the news at 11:00. >> at 11:35, "jimmy kimmel live," with andy samburg, gillian bell and 2 chainz. >> that's our report. as always, we appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. for spencer christian, larry beil, thank you for joining us. we're leaving you with the best moments from a day dub nation won't soon forget. >> what a great day. enjoy. ♪
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>> it is just about to get started. the clydesdale horses. let's hear it. ♪ can't wait. they can't wait. we are officially under way. >> there is another poster out here that says gold sledding. i like that one. >> you've been at all three parades. what is it like? >> every one is better than the last one. >> losing my voice already. >> amazing the amount of energy out here. >> look at this. what a scene. thank you. >> are you finished or coming back? >> coming back. >> coming back. >> yes.
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this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's contestants -- a retired teacher from columbia, maryland... a lawyer from the bronx, new york... and our returning champion, a management consultant from north wales, pennsylvania... ...whose 1-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. [ cheers and applause ] thank you, ladies and gentlemen. welcome, everyone. it seems to me, we've had a lot of attorneys as contestants on "jeopardy!" in recent weeks.
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they make good players because they're used to confrontational situations, you know, give-and-take stuff. but they don't always win. case in point, look at phil, he's not an attorney, and he won big yesterday. jacob, you are an attorney. let's see how it works out for you and for debb, our other newcomer. good luck. here we go. now let's take a look at these categories, shall we? ah! those three letters, n, m, and e will come up in each correct response, perhaps spread over two words, so be careful. phil. state the city for $200. phil. where is kansas? that's the state. state the city for $400.

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