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. live where you live, this is "abc 7 news." a south bay city tries a new tactic to prevent a dazzling night from becoming a dangerous one. >> while one bay area firework show tries something new to keep tomorrow's crowds under control. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. we have live team coverage on efforts under way to celebrate the fourth of july safely. we have crews across the bay area with a new effort to stop illegal fireworks in the south bay. >> first to the alameda county fair where the fireworks show has become so popular organizers are doing something different. "abc 7 news" reporter katie utehs live to explain. >> reporter: hi, ama. the gates will close at 6:00 in an effort to keep people from flooding the fair grounds ahead of the fireworks show. there may be one thing that can pull a kid away from the
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carnival, fireworks. >> i was heading on a ride and i heard fireworks. i was like, let's get out and go see it. you could see it almost everywhere no matter where you stand. it was huge! >> reporter: the fourth of july fireworks show return to the alameda county fair in 2014, and with it traffic congestion. >> an hour and a half to two hours to get off the property. by the time the fireworks start there's a lot of people. so we actually try to get out of here before the crowd starts to build. >> reporter: so this year the parking and admission gates close at 6:00. >> that's perfect. that way it doesn't get too crowded. i think a lot of people came late to see the fireworks. >> reporter: people also want to get to the san francisco waterfront early. pyro technics experts bit their show on a barge in the bay. there's one thing they can't control. >> everybody asks about the fog, and that is certainly in san francisco, so we know it cob here. we try to get the variety ofal tuesdays. >> reporter: back at the fair ground, tubes are set and ready to launch higher than last year.
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pleasanton residents complained they couldn't see the show. >> we want to be good neighbors and our community to enjoy the show so we're raising them. >> reporter: the fireworks should reach 500 feet. both shows start at 9:30. katie utehs, "abc 7 news." now, you can avoid driving and parking hassles by taking public transit to tomorrow's firework show in san francisco. both bart and muni will run on sunday schedules. some muni routes will be detoured to north beach. cal train will run on a sunday schedule as well. cal train plans to have extra cars on trains after the fireworks show to accommodate all of the people. cal trains last train leaves san francisco at 11:45 p.m. some neighbors in san jose are saying "read my lawn." all fireworks are illegal. they're putting signs to spread the line. katie marzullo is live at the community center. >> reporter: the signs look like this and you can get them at
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community centers throughout san jose. it is first time the city has done this, asked the community to help get out the message. >> i hope somebody pays attention, but it has been terrible the last few nights. >> reporter: suzanne maroni live also on 17th street. she put two signs in her front yard hoping to put an end to the fireworks that plague her neighborhood and family, especially her husband who is a combat veteran. >>'s says, it is like being in a fire fight. it has been very, very difficult for him, and then i'm an animal lover. >> reporter: also the fear of a house catching on fire. the city of san jose printed 3,000 of these lawn signs declaring all fireworks are illegal. they're free and available at several community centers. >> by using a lawn sign, it is not just a message coming from the city but from the residents themselves. >> reporter: it is not always the easiest message to spread. tina morrow said she can't get all of her neighbors on board. >> i had a few people say to me, no, i don't want to put signs up in my yard because i'm afraid of
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ramifications. and that crossed my mind, but i thought, you know what, you have to lead by example. >> reporter: in pacifical of ah neighbors can tackle through an app called nail 'em. they can report the possession, sale and use of illegal fireworks including photos and gps locations. in san jose, katie march zul ow, "abc 7 news." of course, the safest way to watch is at a sponsored event in the city where you live. "abc 7 news" has the bay area covered. head to our website, abc7news.com for a full list of festivals, parades and fireworks show. >> there's a lot going on. here is the question. will an uninvited guest, talking about fog, put a damper on tomorrow's fireworks in san francisco? it does happen. drew tuma is keeping an eye on the skies for us. drew. >> the fireworks will be competing for space in the sky with the fog tomorrow evening. out lied, a live look from the explore tore yum camera. you can see the low clouds settled into san francisco, and this will be a similar sight
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tomorrow evening as well. the fireworks forecast in a nutshell, we'll have temps in the mid 50s and mid 60s with breeze and areas of fog around the bay. in fact, future weather showing you the best chance for the fog right along the coast and over san francisco, sprelding into oakland and emeryville. we'll take a closer look at the fog, zoom in to where you live, and a bit of a warming trend on the way. here is a live look across the bay from the explore tore yum camera. keep an eye on fireworks condition with the "abc 7 news" accuweather app. download the app for free and track the clouds and fog. a devastated mom begged for justice tonight from children's hospital oakland. her three month old is in critical condition there following a car accident that killed her five and ten year old sons. "abc 7 news" reporter leslie brinkley live at children's hospital oakland. leslie. >> reporter: well, three month old luciano reyes is fighting for his life here tonight. his family says they had him
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baptized here in the hospital today, even as they plan the funerals for his two brothers. now, his mom, ayite reyes spoke out and described the accident tonight for the first time. >> he blindsided me. i never saw anything. i didn't hear tires screeching, nothing. he ran away. >> reporter: friday night on highway 4 in concord, she says she just left a drive-inmovie with her 10 year old son lorenzo and five year old son vincent as well as the baby. chp says 35 year old lemuel wilson drove across the grassy median and hit the reyes family vehicle throwing the two young boys from the car. witnesses say wilson running from the scene. he was treated at highland hospital and faces multiple charges including vehicular whom side. the alameda county sheriff's department told "abc 7 news" that wilson posted $10,000 bail the day before the crash on charges related to terrorist threats in pleasanton.
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court records show wilson was also charged in the past with at least two duis. >> a lot speaks volumes of this man fleeing from an accident and knowing that two children laid on the ground as he saved only himself. >> reporter: you don't want him released on bail? >> we are asking for no bail. >> no bail! >> no bail! >> he killed my children and they're asking for bail? let's be realistic here. let's be realistic. my world ended. >> reporter: the family shared photos and their grief outside oakland children's hospital and thanked those who are supporting them now, as they plan funerals for lorenzo and vincent. they believe the two boys are now the guardian abc 'ems of the baby here in critical condition. >> they were my world. >> reporter: in oaklanding i'm leslie brinkley, "abc 7 news.." an oakland man will spend 13 years in prison for his role in
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the murder of a young mother who died trying to shield her kids during a gun battle. 30 year old chyemil pierce was gunned down near her home in march of 2013. jerry harbin is the third man sentenced in her death. he pleaded no contest. >> it is a lose, lose situation for everybody, particularly for the pierce family. in essence we really have a mother who is doing everything she can to protect her kids when she is killed. >> it was only by the grace of god more people didn't die. i think mr. harbin realizes that and is repentant for what happened. >> two other suspects including a teenager have yet to stand trial. the ceo of a san francisco-based venture fund has resigned after admitting to sexually harassing women. dave mcclure is founding of 500 startups. he said today he accepted an offer to resign. the "new york times" article on saturday accused him of hitting on a job candidate. mcclure tweeted, i'm a creep, i'm sorry. he says he made advances towards
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several women in work-related situations. north korea launches another missile and tonight president trump fired back with words. mr. trump aimed his tweets at north korea's leader kim jong-un saying, "north korea has just launched another missile. does this guy have anything better to do with his life? hard to believe that south korea and japan will put up with this much longer. perhaps china will put a heavy move on north korea and end this nonsense once and for all." to new developments on the new jersey budget stalemate. new jersey governor chris christie tonight agreed on a budget deal to end a government shut down. you are taking a look at the images that put the republican in the center of a firestorm. christie and his family lounging on a beach that was closed yesterday because of the shut down. christie told a tv station he planned to go to that state-owned beach whether it was open to the public or not. all right. get ready to see red. that is more of those red transit-only lanes in san francisco like this one. the neighborhoods that could see
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the lane change. also, a plus size model takes on a man who is body shaming her. his reaction ahead. and why this fourth of july will have special meaning for
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disneyland resort. celebrate the summer of heroes, only at hero up! san francisco's superior court is cutting back on services to make up a budget shortfall. the court will close early and staff will go without pay to help reduce a deficit of more than five million dollars. on fridays courts will finish work at 1:00 p.m. because of furloughs. staff will take one friday off a month without pay. the court expects this arrangement to start in september and last until june. you may see more red transit
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only lanes appearing around san francisco. muni just received federal approval to put red lines on 50 more streets to speed up buses. it could include columbus avenue in north beach and the downtown part of mission street. a plus size model is speaking out after a fellow passenger on a plane body shamed her. natalie hayes says she was sitting in the middle of the exit row when the man next to her started sighing loudly. then she says she caught him joking jokes about her weight she confronted him and he apologized and said he had been drinking. the video went drinking. >> the person he talked to said, hopefully she hasn't had mexican food. he says, well, looks like she has eaten a whole mexican. people see you as less of a person because you are more of a person. you're worth being treated like a human being. >> natalie says after the apology the man offered to buy her dinner to make up for the experience. she declined. a most unusual delivery
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arrived today in vacaville. van after van of chickens delivered to a sanctuary. explains where they came from. >> reporter: if at this moment he appears to be the loneliest rooster on the planet he is about to become the happiest. here is why. this caravan from southern california carrying the kind of company that would make any rooster crow. on board, 2,000 hens from a commercial egg farm in southern california. they had served their purpose and been scheduled for depopulation, as the industry cribs it. then these volunteers from animal place drove roughly 800 miles round trip and saved their lives. >> well, we rescue all farm animal also. all animals people see as food we see as sensient creatures. >> kim sterling founded the nonprofit. they have saved 25,000 hens, rehabilitated them and adopted them out, other animals, too. you might call this place vegans
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in action. >> you can't kill something that wants to live. i have watched plenty of inhumane slaughters and we haven't seen a humane one yet. >> reporter: this morning volunteers opened one cage after another and set them free. the birds began tentatively, but not for long. so now for the first thiem in their lives these chickens will get used to the concept of living life outside their cages. >> they can't scratch, they can't feel the ground. they can't raise their wings. they're not birds. >> reporter: call it the first day of the rest of their lives, independence day for hens on a july 3rd. from vacaville, wayne freedman, "abc 7 news." all right. time to move on to the weather? >> why not. what will it be like for the fourth of july and beyond? "abc 7 news" meteorologist drew tuma is here. >> yeah, dan and ama we will be wrapping up the holiday weekend with comfortable temperatures, but tomorrow evening the fog will be an issue for some viewing fireworks. live doppler 7 along with satellite right now showing no
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issues with precipitation, just coastal clouds that will make their traditional trek inland overnight tonight. have many festivities including fireworks tomorrow, one at amphitheater in mountain view, nice viewing conditions going further sound. around mountain view, look at this, nice. temperatures starting in the upper 60s and slowly cooling into the mid 60s. a few passing clouds from time to time, but no obstructions for the fireworks in mountain view. enjoy if you are headed there. outside we go with a live look at explore tore yum camera atop pier 15. quick cloud slouded, and lou kouds with us over tv. outside right now it is 55 in san francisco. we are holding at about 60 degrees, that current number in san jose. 59 in oakland. 70 in brend wood and necessary valued owe checking in with a temperature of 54 degrees. here is the call. overnight we have clouds biltding along the coast right now. they will be working inland into
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parts of the region. patchy fog even around fremont tomorrow morning, similar story around concord and santa rosa. temperatures holding in mid 50s tomorrow morning. here is your 12-hour planner for your tuesday, july 4th. 10:00 in the morning, some foggy areas, seeing clouds break down and pull to the coast, typical summer pattern this time of the year. through 6:00, clear in most regions away from the coast. by 10:00, there you go, the cloud cover filling in along the coast and around parts of the bay. highs on your tuesday, take a look at the numbers tomorrow afternoon. if you liked today, you will like the numbers tomorrow. just slightly below normal nor this time of the year. high of 80 in san jose, about 70 the number in oakland, 83 tomorrow after noond in concord, 81 santa rosa and fairfield up to 85. headed to the beaches tomorrow at the coast, starting with a gray morning tomorrow morning. afternoon sunshine building in. so too will a sea breeze, about 5 to 15 miles per hour. once the sun is out there, 70 in
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santa crews, 50 in bodega bay. ocean temperature, 59 degrees. future weather, the all important question, where will the fog set up for fireworks? daly city into san francisco and then patchy cloud cover, even filling in for richmond, oakland and emeryville. that's where we will have the problem seeing the low fireworks. as we go to the south, around sunniville, san jose, fremont, more in the way of clear skies, even inland around livermore, plenty of stars there, no obstruction to your viewing. the fireworks will be nice further south and inland you go. here is the accuweather seven day forecast. fourth of july typical, midday sunshine with evening clouds building back in. slightly cooler on wednesday and a slight warming strend heading into the weekend. saturday and sunday into the 9d 0s. inland around the 80s in the bay. take a look at some breathtaking video. >> up next,
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what a spectacular light show. auroras dancing above the earth. astronauts captured from the international space station. nasa provided this time-lapsed video a few days ago. they come out with high speed electrons collide with the upper reach else of earth's atmosphere, and the light you see is energy being released. so cool. >> that is so neat. all right. time to turn to sports. >> schuh is in for larry tonight. >> kevin durant taking a cut in pay so other guys can come. you kind of did the same thing so we can bring drew on. >> he is a high-salary guy. >> kevin durant enjoyed the warriors so much he decided to
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with golden state for a two years, $53 million deal. there was no question he was coming back, just how much. the second year of his deal will be a player's option. k.d.'s contract expected to be 25 million with a player option for 2018 and 2019. k.d.'s max was 34.5 million. he took a lot less, almost 9 million, which allowed the dubs to bring back andre iguodala and livingston. they're all back, as is david west, looking for another run at the trophy. the white sox trying to end a five game slide with cotton on the hill. celebrating this july fourth, 1-0 sox in the second. adam rosales steps up, drives home. 2-1 a's. sox would answer next ending. sends home adam engelland cabrera with a double to left. white sox jumped out front 3-2.
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fun game for the fan. in the eighth, 5-2 sox. cabrera again, a bouncer that gets past all star alonso. willie garcia scores. take a 6-2 speed. we go to the ninth. loses control, walks garcia to load the bases. then walks engel for the sox seventh run and the out of lyndon california in the central valley will show off power stroke in this year's home run derby as part of the eight-man field july 10 in miami. the 260 pounder leads the majors with 27 home runs this season, a .330 batting archld r average and 62 rbi. tomorrow, san jose's joey jaws chestnut will look to win nathan's hot dog eating contest for a record tenth time. here he is at the weigh in in coney island. he chowed down $70 last year. mega towed, also a san jose
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native, chus net's primary competition. the event is live on espn 2, our sister network, tomorrow morning at 9:00 a.m. marshawn lynch playing some football, the soccer variety. picks up the ball, takes it to the house, back of the net. playing with the seattle sounders. beast mode gets red carded for using his hands and as always playing by his own rules, decides to take the red card two. is this guy going to be fun with the raiders? brought to you by river rock casino. >> what a
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. all right. that's our report. we appreciate your time.
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