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confusion on cal's campus tonight over a series of right-wing speeches. students are uncertain how it will affect them or even if it will happen.go mod kristen sze. >> and larry beal. the four-day event starts on sunday. university police say they'll be ready no matter what happens.
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katie? >> reporter: organizers say they'll release a list of speakers tomorrow at a press conference. because there's been a lot of confusion as to who's actually speaking during this free speech week. meanwhile, the city of berkeley has released a list of banned items, basically anything that could be used as a weapon. the university of california berkeley is preparing for the worst ahead of an event dubbed political week. commentator myron whose event planned in february deteriorated into a riot. >> it got national attention. that's why the people are here. if you would let him speak, none of this would have happened. >> reporter: wasserman debated political organizers who planned to protest. >> we've got to have the whole community coming out to shut them down for the safety thf community. >> reporter: cal's police chief estimates several million will be spent to ensure student safety next week.
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more officers are being brought in, as has done in the past. this even as the speaker list evolves. >> because of the unknowns, we are treating it as if it's going all the way. >> we are caught between a rock and a hard place. our compliance with the first amendment of the law as a public institution is not discretionary. >> reporter: some students say they're caught in the middle, too. >> i'm going to see how it looks on monday and decide whether or not i'll go to class. >> this is a good student. i can hear opposing viewpoints. if i hear something that's egregious, i should be able to make that decision for myself. >> reporter: students are hosting the event, scheduled sunday through wednesday. in berkeley, katie utis, abcutic news. >> when uc berkeley revealed the security costs for the event, to receive updates like these through the weekend, download the abc 7 news app. president trump criticizede
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hits, and those national anthem protests. >> wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners? when somebody disrespects our flag? to say, get that son of a -- off the field right now? he's fired. >> the president did not mention specific players, while speaking at a rally in alabama. former niners quarterback colin kaepernick refused to stand for the national anthem last season in protest of police brutality. the president said stiffer penalties are, quote, ruining the game. >> today if you hit too hard, right, they hit too hard, 15 yards, throw him out of the game. >> players are reacting on twitter. detroit lions tight end eric ebron said, does anyone tell trump to stick to politics like they tell us to stick to sports? trump, stay in your place. the president said fansul ho s dplayer protest. senator john mccain went maverick and shotparty's p dlao
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replace president obama's affordable care act. the graham-kas i by bill is not just popular with mccain but also americans. it shows 33% of americans sup porpt the bill, so unmop lar is the word there. abc news reports the bill is not yet dead. >> reporter: after years of vowing to roll back obamacare, it's likely his presidential opponent will ultimately save it. senator john mccain saying he'll vote no on the gop's attempt at repeal and replace, saying today, i cannot in good conscience vote for the latest republican plan, adding a bill of this impact requires a bipartisan approach. and this is the second time in just three months that he's emerged as the destroyer of president trump's signature promise to voters. >> that was a totally unexpected thing. terrible. honestly, terrible. so he decided to do something different. and that's fine. and i say we still have a
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chance -- we're going to do it eventually rote the latest version would give states the ability to craft their own policies. experts say it could leave millions without insurance. >> he doesn't know the difference between medicare and medicaid. he barely knows the difference between melania and ivanka. >> late night host jimmy kimmel after his son was born with a heart defect. he tweeted today, thank you, senator john mccain, for being a hero again and again, and now again. senators to now watch, alaska's lisa murkowski and maine's susan collins, both voting against other versions of repealed legislation. >> i just have to do what i think is right. if i don't do that, then i can't look at myself in the mirror. >> republicans up against a hard deadline after the end of september they'll need 60
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instead of 50 votesny new legislation. abc news, new york. today former presidential candidate bernie sanders was in san francisco. he spoke out against the latest attempt to repeal obamacare. abc 7 news reporter lanie rivera has that story. enator bnie nder spo toep r>> s hundroredr: nurses in san francisco about his medicare for all act. >> they understand they cannot function effectively in a dysfunctional health care system. >> as an intensive care nursery nurse, infant mortality is high. >> reporter: they blasted the republican efforts to repeal obamacare. >> how cruel, how immoral it is to say to those millions of americans, weo ke away that health insurance that keeps you alive. >> reporter: he praised john mccain's decision today, not to support the graham-cassidy
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repeal and replace bill. >> john mccain has the conscience, and i wish very much that the rest of the republican leadership had that conscience as well. >> reporter: from health care to free higher education, sanders stopped at san francisco's city college, to applaud their first semester of tuition-free classes. several supporters came out to hear senator sanders speak, or pick up a t-shirt or button. to show their support for his vision. a vision that's well received by bay area residents who still feel the burn. in san francisco, lonnie rivera, abc 7 news. the department of homeland security today confirmed that california was one of 21 states where russian hackers targeted election systems. california secretary of state alex padilla said there's no evidence the system was breached or any voter information was compromis compromised. he said it was unacceptable that it took a year to inform him of
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the attempted breach. a plane is crashed in glen dale, wedged between an apartment building and smart and final store. two men were able to walk away, and no word on what caused that crash. a popular san francisco search for the driver who plowed into him in a fatal hit-and-run. constantine was known from city hall to the streets of the mission as gus. he was 57 years old. gus was killed as he walked to the san francisco problems market. he owned three neighborhood markets in the city and made it a point of hiring locally. >> he was relentless in his outreach to my office for sure. but it was always about the community, and how you worked to resolve an issue. >> police are looking for the driver of a silver sedan with front end and windshield damage. san rafael police want to track down these robbery suspects. they're accused of stealing a purse from a 92-year-old woman
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at north gate mall last saturday. police said they parked across from the victim, walked up behind he, and forcibly took her purse. they drove away in a gray nissan. the victim was not hurt. san francisco police investigators appealing forpel h to solve an ocean beach auto burglary. antique jewelry valued at $900,000 was taken from a 2016 black cadillac escalade in the parking lot. police believe a 2000 blue acura tl seen speeding from the area is connected to the theft. detours or dining. the local shop owners blaming traffic apps for drop-in business. but they're fighting back. a terrifying moment on a bay area freeway for a driver and two dogs. plus -- >> how can we make a change. >> the girls hacking into the tech industry to make a brighter future for everyone. we have a brighter future in
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new at 11:00, firefighters had to bust out windows and cut open a roof to stop a fire in san francisco tonight. the kitchen fire damaged a residential building on bay street. one person had minor burns. six people, including two children, have been forced out of their homes for the night. after a tough summer, los gatos businesses hope a food and wine event will entice people back to downtown. the traffic apps are keeping customers away. katie marzullo with the story. katie? >> reporter: larry, the traffic
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out there, real blessing and a curse, aren't they? but tomorrow, instead of bumper-to-bumper traffic here on north santa cruz avenue, the road will be closed for eat, drink los gatos. >> at times it's been absolutely unbelievable. backed up for 30, 40 minutes. >> reporter: fred lives in los gatos, and lately he's been avoiding downtown. >> most of the time we go to campbell now. >> reporter: beach traffic approaching highway 17 causes gridlock around town, and traffic apps steer people clear of town. >> not only was it we could not have visitors from out of town come to los gatos, but even our own locals could not get down and enjoy our shops and restaurants this summer. >> we used to have a big parking problem in our town during the summer weekends. now we have no parking problem because there's nobody here. >> reporter: the restaurant stopped serving lunch. >> friday, saturday, sundays are the busiest days in the restaurant business.
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when there's gridlock, no one wants to sit in traffic. >> reporter: alex is among the business owners who championed a wine walk to bring people back to downtown. the saturday afternoon event includes food, beer, live bands, plus the rare closure of the main drag. meantime the chamber of commerce said it's working with town government on pilot programs for next summer to curb the traffic problem. in los gatos, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. the chp is warning drivers to secure their loads after a piece of metal pierced a windshield today. it happened this morning in oakland on 880. pretty close call for the driver and two dogs inside. fortunately not any injuries. new at 11:00, 200 young girls learn to code tonight. abc 7 news was in san francisco for the code a brighter future hackathon led by the organization black girls code. they used computer programming to address social issues in
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their community. >> to make your neighbor next door feel safer. what app can you create to make the government run smoother. >> black girls code is on a quest to train 1 million girls of color for science, technology, engineering and math careers by the year 2040. cheryl jennings was honored for her work on health and family issues. the international association of soupism presented her with an award in san rafael. heidi singled out cheryl's work with a nonprofit that helps remove land mines and bring the land back into productive use. the international association of soup ism works with aunorhesnitizaon world. it was coolish today. right? but it's the weekend. we're looking for a change. >> sandhya is going to bring it
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to us. warmth ahead. >> absolutely. i wouldn't have it any other ng rniy and kristen,la this started out chilly. this afternoon was cooler than normal. that's all changing. take a look at the forecast. we're going to see a warming trend for the weekend. fire danger will be running high. it will be heating up inland as we head into next week. you know fall here in the bay area means fire danger. i do want to show you right now what we are watching. it's the north bay hills we're keeping a close eye on. high fire danger heading into saturday afternoon through monday night in. winds will increase out of the northeast, downsloping wind. that northeasterly wind gusting to 25 will lower the humidity, so the fire danger will increase. take a look at the fire danger index. you'll notice the shaowde,s of fire danger. the yellow is concentrated primarily in the north bay hills. this is where you'll have to watch out. i wouldn't let your guard down if you're in the east bay hills. as you know around this time of
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year, that offshore flow can really ramp up the fire danger. we're facing critical fire weather conditions. clear skies here in the bay area right now. no rain. we're not expecting any. temperatures anywhere from the 40s to the 60s. as we check out the numbers for tomorrow morning, they're going to plunge. it's autumn. you expect it to get cool. mid-40s to the low and mid-50s. it is going to be a clear night. a chilly start to your weekend morning. but for the afternoon, look at these temperatures. it's going to be so mild. 79 degrees in sunnyvale. nice looking day on the peninsula with the numbers coming up. palo alto, 78 degrees. 67 half moon bay. downtown san francisco warming to 70 degrees. 68 in daly city. north bay, temperatures will be primarily in the 70s and fr80 n the beaches. a good day to be out at the beach. east bay, 75 in oakland. 77 in san leandro. inland spots nice and sunny and mild. 81 walnucreek.
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i do want to show you there's so much happening around the bay and brewfest in san mateo. in the afternoon mild, low to mid-70s. by evening, still remaining comfortable. good idea to take the sunscreen, make sure you have your shades. if you're going to be at lake merrick for the dragon boat festival, look at this, temperatures in the 50s in the morning, 70s in the afternoon, both saturday and sunday. we also have oktoberfest here in san francisco. 59 degrees. sunshine. and warm. 70 degrees by 3:00. temperatures in the low 60s late at night. also good looking weather for that event. cal is taking on usc tomorrow afternoon. low to mid-70s. one other game to talk about, that's the stanford game tomorrow night. 68 degrees. dropping down to 61. download the accuweather app, keep track of the temperature changes. they're changing all right. the seven-day forecast, going up tomorrow, mid-60s to mid-80s.
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great weekend for the beach. and then next week, turning up the autumn heat. low to mid-90s inland. mid to upper 70s at the coastline. larry and kristen, it's going to get pretty warm around here, above average. >> turning up the autumn heat. >> i love that. >> it's not a scene from a [ engines revving ] when you drop a 603-horsepower v8 biturbo engine into one of mercedes-benz's finest luxury sedans, what do you get? [ engine stalls ] you get out of the way. 0-to-60 in 3.3 seconds. the mercedes-amg e63 s sedan.
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check out this incredible ride-along in colorado springs. an officer was racing to a traffic accident when that raccoon suddenly jumped out onto the windshield. the officer pulled over and snapped a few photos before the raccoon took off. he was not hurt.
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>> pretty funny. >> yeah. >> he's all right. so that's good. >> that's a good thing. i'm in for dan. anthony is handling sports. giants trying to delay the inevitable dodger champagne celebration. trying. >> we're going to talk about the giants. s, the a's coming up. just ahead, the exclusive club a's rookie matt olson slams into the rangers. why the newest member
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work. the ws handling their media day in oakland. they return almost their entire roster from last year's championship team. the warriors are huge favorites to win their third title in four years. the funniest sound byte of the day came from the new guy, nick young, who apparently has not done much sight-seeing in the bay area. >> i hall'ads clam chowder out here so far. but the sourdough bread, yeah, i had that so far. and went to the crookedest place in the world, the street. i've been around a little bit. >> he's got to get out a little bit more. this is a beautiful area. what a breakout season for matt olson with one swing of the bat, now sits alone in third for most home runs in a season by an a's rookie behind only mark maguire and jose conseco. the a's playing host to the ml
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homers in a 23-game span. his 13 in september leads the majors. he's got 24 total. a's up 2-0. seven innings, giving up one run on six hits. the rangers had the tying runs on base but going down swinging to end it. a's have taken five straight now. the giants in l.a. to take on the dodgers. a win by the dodclrsch the nati. tommy la sorta on his 90th birthday. cody bellinger rockets one off the shark. his 39th of the year. national league rookie record. dommers up 4-1. top nine. pablo sand a vol cracks his second homer of the week. jones looking to add to it. 4-2 the final. second time in three years
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they've beat the giants. in toronto, otherwise routine play, ryan goings fake throws the ball back to the pitcher. he is tagged out for the third out. that's what's known as the hidden ball trick. i thought that only worked in little league. i guess it works in the majors as well. this abc 7 sports report has been brought to you by the river rock casino. >> never fall for that. >> keep your eye on the ball.
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thanks for watching. i'm larry beal.
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