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tweeting democrats' far left base caused it all. the president is expected to sign the bill today at the white house. sarah sanders reading trump's reaction. >> i am pleased that democrats in congress have come to their senses and are now willing to fund the great military, first responders and insurance for vulnerable children. >> reporter: the deal was made only after republicans promised to prioritize resolving the d.r.e.a.m.ers act. >> to all the d.r.e.a.m.ers watching today, don't give up. >> reporter: those brought to this children as children. a major sticking point. >> i think it would be a serious mistake for us to pass an amnesty bill providing amnesty and a path to citizenship for millions of people here illegally. >> reporter: the new bill includes just 17 days of government funding and a six-year extension of c.h.i.p. the children's health care program. 17 days not a long time. lawmakers hope to have daca and other issues resolved by march
5th. gloria rivera, abc news, washington. california senators were monday those who voted no. kamala harris and dianne feinstein weren't satisfied with assurances. harris tweeted, i refuse to put the lives of nearly 700,000 young people into the hands of somebody who has repeatedly got back on his word. some felt betrayed by democrats who voted yes. >> here in the bay area, the closed signs are still up despite the agreement we've been talking about. >> cornell bernard tells us many federal employees are anxious to get back to work. >> right now, yes, i still have a job at the end of the day, missions to accomplish. >> reporter: it is quiet, because dozens of civilian employees remain furloughed. >> so far we're seeing the impact of not having our civilian force on base today. >> reporter: there's been extra
workload for coast guard staff, no green light yet to bring workers back. >> right now we don't know. we don't know until there's anything officially decided. >> reporter: the gates still closed at the san francisco maritime park on the height street peeier. everyone is on stand by. >> everybody is anxious. i think most folks would love to come back to work. >> reporter: shawn neagle's non-profit relies on the park. for now, he's losing business. >> we run an overnight program on the ships, and we need employees looking over the facilities. >> reporter: the road was closed, part of the golden get a national recreational area, but that didn't stop many folks from going around the gates. but today is a much different story. yellow police tape all around, lots of signs keeping people out of ft. point. >> it would be nice if folks got
back to work. >> reporter: muir woods is still closed to the public. many are hoping to return to the redwoods this week. >> time to download our app and enable push alerts for information on when parks and services here in the bay area will be back to normal. more than 24 hours after it began, a tense standoff at a san jose hotel is still disrupting gusts. a massive police presence remains at the windham garden inn where some hotel guests have been evacuated since the drama began yesterday afternoon. we're live outside the hotel with the latest on this. >> reporter: well, that man is still holed up inside his room on the second floor. you can see police and other agencies have the hotel surrounded. they've been trying more than 24 hours now to talk that man out and take him into custody. guest services employees working the front desk at windham garden in san jose have been on the
phone all day. >> an emergency situation going on. it's been since last night. >> reporter: they're doing their best to reassign guests. police evacuated an entire wing of the hotel, more than 100 rooms. officers have been engaged in a stand off with a man since sunday afternoon. >> we've been talking to him virtually all night. and negotiations have not been necessarily bad. we haven't made a lot of progress, but he has not made necessarily any threats at this point. so we're continuing to negotiate. we don't want to force a confrontation with the individual. >> reporter: police identified a man with a warrant inside the hotel sunday. when they tried to contact him, he barricaded himself inside his room. some evacuated guests were forced to sleep on sofas in the lobby. >> we want to go to the rooms. they tell us that it's not possible. so we stay in the lobby, until now. all night we have been here. >> i feel pretty safe. but, you know, i don't know what's going on up there, but i hope it's not too crazy. >> reporter: employees are still
checking people in, like ryan demoss, in town for a business trip. >> looks like they're talking the guy down. hopefully they will. >> reporter: police are hopeful for a peaceful resolution. now police have not said what that man is wanted for and will not say if anybody is in the room with him. reporting live, abc 7 news. thank you. highway 101 in santa barbara county is open gone after being closed for nearly two weeks for mudslides. the closure caused serious traffic problems across the region. cal trans crews worked round the clock to get it back open. cars began moving just afternoon yesterday. jerry brown called today a day of remembrance for the 21 who died in the mudslides. capital flags flew at half-staff. we have a live look from the
sutro tower camera. you can see a really beautiful dramatic skies as the clouds hang over the city. >> yeah, but it looks like the fog is going to be rolling in later in this evening. let's get a check with spencer christian. >> yes, the fog that follows the rain. the rain has ended. as you see, we have leftover clouds. let's take a look at rainfall totals. in the south bay, only a few hundreds of an inch. san francisco and oakland, a roughly third of an inch. and over an inch at santa rosa and ukiah. here's that view again. beautiful view from sutro tower showing a bit of blue sky and a few clouds. 57 in oakland. 5 an in ha 55 in half moon bay. lots of blue sky, 59 in santa rosa. napa,
and it's going to be chilly overnight in the inland valleys, especially up north with low temperatures dropping into the upper 30s. the morning fog will probably reduce visibility for morning commuters. we have another storm coming our way. >> we'll get another check with you soon. we have been telling you just how deadly this flu has hit california. >> yeah, particularly hard. for weeks, hospitals were not getting iv fluid bags because of hurricane maria in puerto rico. >> at that time, we were all scrambling to find whatever supply we could. >> reporter: that's the pharmacy business operations supervisor at sf general. she's talking about the shortage of saline solution and iv bags that hospitals across the country experienced right after hurricane maria cut power to most of puerto rico in late september. for example, baxter international has three plants
on that island and is the leading manufacturer of iv bags and saline solution. at the time, the american hospital association called it a significant public health crisis. the fda intervened and allowed baxter to temporarily bring in products from other european countries. >> we had to bring in other products and conserve what we had so that we didn't run out. >> reporter: today baxter is back on the power grid and producing. >> if there had been flu cases at that time, it would have been very difficult to manage. >> reporter: so far 74 people under the age of 65 have died of the flu in california this season. >> we've seen a 243% increase in the number of influenza cases in the last 20 days compared to the 20 days prior. >> reporter: the catholic archdiocese sent out a memo stating that the annual cold and flu season always offers us the opportunity to teach the faithful about the use of common
sense and sharing the seen of peace and the chalice. it is a sign of consideration for others that those with flu-like symptoms remain home. in the meantime, doctors still recommend that you get a flu vaccine. wash your hands more frequently, and, again, stay home if you're sick. in the newsroom, lyanne melendez, abc 7 new you are encouraged to get your four-legged friend vaccinated for the flu. symptoms include coughing, eye discharge and fever. dogs around other dogs at kennels and day cares should be vaccinated. many have closed because of the outbreak. most dogs do recover. but in rare cases, the dog flu can lead to pneumonia and death. officials want to build a $18 million pier at the span
where it it would be built on the last foundation pier. it's too large and too close to the island to do safely. the idea is to create a 6,000 square foot fishing and sight-seeing pier. two new bart cars went out of the service for maintenance three days after they debuted. a bart spokesperson says maintenance issues like today's are expected and normal. issues are likely because of the complex nature of the cars and the learning curve for operators. the agency says it is confident today's maintenance isn't an indicator of a larger problem. school is in session. students return to a pair of schools for the first time since the devastating wildfires. also, pristine california beaches closed this afternoon. what caused millions of gallons of raw sewage to pour onto the
sand. and a big first launch, how they hope to revolutionize the space industry. and michael finney is taking o your questions as we speak. post i'm trying to manage my a1c, and then i learn type 2 diabetes puts me at greater risk for heart attack or stroke. can one medicine help treat both blood sugar and cardiovascular risk? i asked my doctor.
he told me about non-insulin victoza®. victoza® is not only proven to lower a1c and blood sugar, but for people with type 2 diabetes treating their cardiovascular disease, victoza® is also approved to lower the risk of major cv events such as heart attack, stroke, or death. and while not for weight loss, victoza® may help you lose some weight. (announcer) victoza® is not for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. do not take victoza® if you have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you are allergic to victoza® or any of its ingredients. stop taking victoza® and get medical help right away if you get a lump or swelling in your neck or symptoms of a serious allergic reaction such as rash, swelling, difficulty breathing, or swallowing. serious side effects may happen, including pancreatitis. so stop taking victoza® and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area. tell your doctor your medical history. gallbladder problems have happened in some people. tell your doctor right away if you get symptoms. taking victoza® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar.
common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, decreased appetite, indigestion, and constipation. side effects can lead to dehydration, which may cause kidney problems. change the course of your treatment. ask your doctor about victoza®. today students of two north bay schools that were badly damaged in the october wildfires are back on their own campuses. they received a big welcome back even though repair work will continue on campus. amy hollyfield has the story from cardinal newman high school
and st. rose catholic school in santa rosa. >> reporter: going to school isn't usually a red carpet affair, but these santa rosa kids got the vip treatment today as he headed back to school for the first time since the deadly october wildfires. >> i think it's great. to see that the community is ds- rooting for them to get back to normal. and they're here for them. >> reporter: first responders who are always there during the bad times were part of the welcoming committee, showing that they are here for us during the good times too. >> just to see all the kids, the smiles on their faces, it was heartwarming. it was great. >> reporter: the buildings at st. rose school are still standing but have significant water damage. it took the last three months to get it restored and ready for kids. while the mood was celebratory, they also had comfort animals on hand, knowing that many of these kids had been through more than just missing school. >> we lost our house. so losing the school was extra hard, but being able to come
back and being in the same place and have the same people is good. >> reporter: at the neighboring cardinal newman high school campus, the first day started with an assembly so the whole school could be together. >> we've been apart a long time. we get to come together with this great assembly, it's so exciting. >> reporter: this school did suffer huge loss. 27 classrooms, the library and administration building all burned. the burned debris is still here, next to the temporary portables where students will be in class. >> it's sad, it's a reminder of the past, but this is our future. >> reporter: they estimate it's going to be another two to three years before this campus is completely rebuilt. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> nice to see them back. serial stow away, marianne hartman is facing a charge. a judge said the 66-year-old could be released on her own
recognizance but has to undergo psychiatric treatment and wear an angle monitor. she got on a flight to london without a boarding pass after roaming o'hare for two days. she has made it onto several flights without tickets. a california-based company named rocket lab has reported it has launched try satellites into orbit. rocket lab is focussing on launching small satellites, literally down to the size of a loaf of bread. they useless fuel and are faster to build than other satellites launched by spacex. they belong to private companies that focus on earth imaging and tracking weather and ships. can you imagine the size of a loaf of bread? >> it is remarkable. if you're considering going down to the monterey area to do beach combing or kayaking, you may want to postpone that trip. >> a massive raw sewage spill is
keeping several beaches closed. >> kristin zee joins us with the details. >> monterey county beaches are known for rugged beauty, but today eight of them are off limits. take a look at this picture, tweeted by kevin dayton, a red "stay out" sign is posted forcing the cancellation of scuba classes there. carmel beach is also closed along with the monterey municipal beach, lover's point, still water cove and the beach at sunset drive and siylmar, ths after 5 million-gallons of raw sewage spilled out. it came out friday night and was discovered saturday morning. officials blame equipment failure. for now, a 25-mile stretch is being tested for bacteria levels. now we face timed with an expert from the moss landing marine
labs and asked about the potential impact on sea life. >> it all depends on what was in the sewage. different bacterias and pathogen and waste can die or grow and multiply over time. >> the monterey bay aquarium has tested the seawater flowing into its facility and found no contaminates. the waste should dispay tsipate quickly, especially with big surf right now. this is a live cam from cannery row. but people would be wise to stay out of t out of the water for three days after it rains. getting to the weather now, the rain moving out and the fog moving in. >> yes, it will. it will reduce visibility in the morning for morning commuters. give yourself extra time. but enjoy the evening. we've got clearing skies right now. here's a look at live doppler 7, a few clouds around, but lots of
nice, bright breaks. here's a live view from the rooftop camera at abc. you can see what i'm talking about. it will be partly cloudy about chilly overnight and there is that fog that will form overnight into the coast and central valley. our next storm arrives on wednesday. probably a little bit stronger than the one we had overnight. and it will be drier and milder by the end of the week. let's take a look at overnight conditions, once again, keep in mind that it will be foggy, reduced visibility tomorrow morning and chilly conditions especially up north, where low temperatures will drop to the low to mid-30s the hours, 60 degrees in the warmest inland locations but it will cool down quickly after the sun sets. more specifically, highs range from 55 to 56 at santa rosa.
and now we bring on the storm impact scale. the next storm will arrive on wednesday. it will rank two on the impact scale with moderate intensity. rainfall totals range from a half inch to an inch in most locations and windy at times with gusts up to 35 miles per hour or higher. mother here's animation. the rain will spread rather quickly southward and eastward. it's going to be a wet and slippery afternoon/evening commute. and there will be snow from the storm in the see air r rainfaie. rainfall totals about a half inch to the south bay locations san francisco, three quarters of an inch or more up in the north bay. i did mention snow in the sierra, didn't i?
a winter storm watch will be in effect. a foot of snow near the passes, two to three feet in the elevations. gusty winds up to 60 miles per hour at times. mainly sunny with a few clouds and dry tomorrow. but here comes the rain on wednesday. by afternoon or evening it will be wet across most of the bay area. scattered showers lingering into thursday. dry conditions over the weekend. mainly sunny skies. milder over the weekend as high temperatures will rise into the low 60s and milder locations inland. we have a weather variety pack this week. well, just ahead, the party is on after the eagles punch their ticket to the super bowl. and why it may be better to watch the game from home. the i have type 2 diabetes.
i'm trying to manage my a1c, then i learn type 2 diabetes puts me at greater risk for heart attack or stroke. can one medicine help treat both blood sugar and cardiovascular risk? i asked my doctor. she told me about non-insulin victoza®. victoza® is not only proven to lower a1c and blood sugar, but for people with type 2 diabetes treating their cardiovascular disease, victoza® is also approved to lower the risk of major cv events such as heart attack, stroke, or death. while not for weight loss, victoza® may help you lose some weight. (announcer) victoza® is not for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. do not take victoza® if you have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you are allergic to victoza® or any of its ingredients. stop taking victoza® and get medical help right away if you get a lump or swelling in your neck or symptoms of a serious allergic reaction such as rash, swelling, difficulty breathing, or swallowing. serious side effects may happen, including pancreatitis.
so stop taking victoza® and call your doctor right away if you have severe pain in your stomach area. tell your doctor your medical history. gallbladder problems have happened in some people. tell your doctor right away if you get symptoms. taking victoza® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. common side effects are nausea, diarrhea, vomiting, decreased appetite, indigestion, and constipation. side effects can lead to dehydration, which may cause kidney problems. change the course of your treatment. ask your doctor about victoza®.
pandemonium in philadelphia late last night as eagles fans took to the streets to celebrate the team's first trip to the super bowl in 13 years. >> this is pretty funny. despite police putting crisco on telephone poles, it didn't stop fans from climbing the poles anyway. police say no one was arrested. >> crisco on the poles is not a bad idea. if you are going to the super bowl, be prepared to shell out big money. >> the cheapest available ticket for super bowl lii is it depends on where you seait o
course. but it still commands a pretty penny. united airlines did announce they're offering extra flights from boston and philadelphia to minneapolis for those who want to go to the game. and this asteroid is expected to buzz by earth on super bowl sunday. aj 129 will get no closer than 2.6 million miles from earth... skies cloak t skies choked with soot. don't worry. nasa says it has been tracking this asteroid for 14 years and it has literally zero chance of colliding with earth. that hasn't stopped eagles fans from predicting the world will end before they win the first super bowl ever. >> i like their thinking, though. next at 4:00, the big court ruling this afternoon, giving the democrats renewed hope of retaking congress. also an abc news exclusive.
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a democrat retreat in washington. senators agreed on a temporary measure to end a government shutdown without any agreement on daca, instead, republicans pledged to take up the immigration measure in the near future. today's deal will fund the government through february 8th. it still needs the president's signature. now despite that senate deal, some national parks in the bay area are still closed. cornell bernard tweeted this photo showing a closed sign at ft. point in san francisco. he'll have a look at the local impact. and the california dmv is issuing real i.d.s that comply with new federal security requirements, alissa harrington tweeted this photo of the new i.d.s. learn about the requirements and when you're going to need to get one on abc7 news
you've probably heard about this case. abc news reporter andy field has more. >> reporter: gymnast aly raisman's testimony last week against former gymnastic's team dr. larry nassar helped push for the jim ngymnastics resignation. >> where's the transparency? why must the manipulation continue? >> reporter: usa gymnastics board members resigning on monday, saying the board needs new leadership, because, quote, the olympic family failed these athletes, and we must continue to take every step necessary to ensure this never happens again. back in a michigan courtroom, some of the more than 140 women and teens ten continue to tell judge why larry nassar needs a long prison sentence.
>> you preyed on me, on us. you saw a way to take advantage of your position. the almighty and trusted gymnastics doctor. shame on you, larry. shame on you. >> reporter: dr. nassar pled guilty to ten counts of criminal sexual conduct. andy field, abc news. today the search continues for five workers still missing after a gas explosion at a drilling site in eastern oklahoma. that blast spent huge orange flames and thick black smoke you see there into the air. this is in pittsburg county, 100 miles outside of tulsa. about two dozen people were working on the rig when this blew up. 17 were rescued, including one who was treated for burns. vice president mike pence is calling on the palestinians to come back to the negotiating table, but it looks like at this point it's a nonstarter. the vice president made the
remarks in his speech to the knesset. he gave the first indication of a time frame for moving the u.s. embassy from tel aviv. >> that united states embassy will open before the end of next year. >> moving the embassy to jerusalem is opposed by palestinian politicians, some of whom demonstrated in the knesset. mahmoud abbas was speaking to european foreign ministers, asking them to recognize palestine. leaders say the trump's administration's decision to recognize jerusalem as the capital of israel shows america is no longer impartial. a state supreme court ruled today that the current plan violates the state's constitution because it unfairly benefits republicans. it's the most extreme example of
gerrymandering. despite registered democratic voters outnumbering republicans 5-4. facing calls to step down after a scandal, in his first tv interview since the controversy broke, the governor of missouri says he's not going anywhere. zachary quiche has the story. >> in election is all about the future. >> reporter: before admitting an extramarital affair followed by allegation of blackmail, he was considered a rising star within the republican party. >> but most importantly, i am a very proud husband and father. >> reporter: emphasizing family values as a pillar of his office, now governor greinten is playing defense. last wednesday he admitted to an affair in 2015. but the ex-husband of his mistress says the governor bound her hands, blindfolded her and
took a photo of her partially nude, which could cause greaten's legal problems and has caused some to call for his resignation. sunday, the governor denied blackmail or paying the woman money not to talk. >> there was no hush money. there was no violence. there was no threat of violence. there was no blackmail. there was no threat of blackmail. there was no threat of a photograph and blackmail. those things are absolutely false. >> reporter: the allegations may have blemished the governor's reputation but certainly not his determination to hold office. adamantly telling the associated press, i'm staying, i'm staying. zachary quiche, abc news, new york. three california heroes who prevented a terrorist attack in 2015 are getting ready for a promotional tour for their upcoming movie. but first they stopped by their hometown of sacramento to attend a church ceremony in their honor. they stopped a terrorist attack
on a paris-bound train from amsterdam. now they are playing themselves in "the 1517 to paris". >> just another experience for us in our long friendship. >> one word i can describe the movie with. it's very genuine. >> it's got to be with the three of them, right? they tackled the gunman and prevented what could have been a massacre on the train. that hits theaters february 9th. the firefighter who saved an 5-year-old girl who caught her from a building. lindsey janice has the happy moment. >> reporter: it's the miraculous catch caught on camera. watch as firefighter captain scott strzok makes the save of his life, catching 5-year-old
destiny nelson from a three-storey fall. her father dropping her from the third floor of this burning building, desperately trying to save her from the flames. now in an abc news exclusive, the captain reunites with the little girl he saved. >> it is so good to meet you. can i have a hug? thank you so much. >> reporter: destiny, all smiles as she meets her hero. >> can you wave? this fire was very, very emotional for me. anybody trapped in a fire is horrible. but when you hear children screaming, that right there, you know, that amps up the adrenaline. the courage of that father. >> you know how brave your daddy is? your daddy is very, very, very, very brave. your daddy saved your life. >> reporter: the captain telling us, meeting destiny reminded him why he became a firefighter. >> very seldom do we get to make that personal connection. if i retired today, i would have had a fulfilled career, to be able to see the family and how
appreciative they are and to see the children playing with their siblings, my heart's overfilled. >> isn't that great? lindsey janice reporting for us. next at 4:00, the new partnership between apple and a young nobel peace prize westewi. and the best picture blunder last time? >> i'm spencer christian. we're looking at partly cloudy skies. as one storm departs,
apple ceo tim cook and activist and nobel peace prizewinner, malala yousafzai are teaming up to help educate the 30 million girls around the world who can't go to school. >> terry moran sat down with them and has the story from london. >> reporter: they are from such different worlds. the intense ceo of apple, and the brave schoolgirl who took on the taliban. and now tim cook and malala are partners, sharing an audacious dream. >> we want to see every girl decide the future, want every girl to have access to a quality education. i want girls to follow their treatments. >> this -- dreams. >> this is exactly what apple
wants to work on, something people are saying is yes, ma' m >> reporter: girls denied an education by war, poverty. we met up with them where they met several refugee girls. as they come in the room, one of the girls is overwhelmed to meet malala. >> don't cry. what's your name? stay strong. >> reporter: malala is 20 now. it's only been five years since a taliban gunman shot her in the head as she was on her way to school. today she's a student at oxford university. she understands what these girls face. their dreams are so big. they want to be doctors, teachers, a singer. this girl wants to be an architect so she can go home to syria and rebuild. >> one day you'll rebuild it. >> reporter: malala has a depth
of humanity about her. and she has a rare trait of courage with a big c, and she has done this at a very young age. and it's just >> this is just the way i've decide to live my life. >> reporter: what is apple's commitment here? what are you promising? >> we're committing resources, which is money and technology. but hopefully, more important than both of those, our human capital. and our passion around the same thing. >> reporter: right now apple is not announcing any firm dollar numbers in this commitment or specific programs. what is really happening here is what you just saw. two people, world leaders, who share a passion on this issue, deciding to work together to solve it. terry moran, abc news, london. new rules are coming to the
oscars in hopes of preventing another epic jaw-dropping blunder. many of you saw it right here live or remember it last year, the wrong winner announced. "la, la land was announced, instead of "moon light." >> this is not a joke. "moonlight" has won best picture. "moon light", best picture. >> the changes include additional personnel and oversight as well as practicing what to do if a presenter reads the wrong name. a third balloting partner is being added to the show's control room as a failsafe. nominations for the 90th academy awards will be announced tomorrow. we'll carry them live at
5:38 a.m. on morning news and stream the announcement on abc news, our new updated app. and you can watch them on sunday march 4th. jimmy kimmel is hosting once again. well, minnie mouse finally has a star on the hollywood walk of fame. she was co-hosted by katy perry. mickey mouse got his in 1998. disney only nominated her last year. disney is the parent company of abc 7. well deserved of course. >> about time. >> right. we are looking at a mid-week storm. >> spencer christian tracking it for us. >> clouds are moving out, but fog will settle in. it will be chilly in the early morning hours. lows will drop into the 30s. tomorrow's highs mainly under
sunn sunny skies, mid to upper 50s. wednesday comes the next storm, a two. it will produce moderate rainfall and strong, gusty wind. after dry conditions tomorrow, get ready for wet and windy conditions on wednesday, and perhaps even some lingering showers into thursday, early thursday. slight, slight chance of a shower on friday. and then we'll have dry and milder conditions over the weekend and into early next week. and i welcome that. >> a lot of people. next, a manufacturer of tide pods is getting big-time help to try to convince people it is a bad idea to eat the laundry detergent. i'm 7 on your side's
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so that the contents drip. they are using rob gronkowski in a commercial to tell them it is not safe to eat. >> we are very worried about some child, teenager emulating somebody they've seen on the internet and therefore they run no a l-- into a lot of problem. >> 91% of intentional ingestions in the first two weeks of 2018 were from the tide pod challenge. amazon has just launched its long-awaited amazon go store. it's making a public debut in seattle. you can grab whatever you want, just walk out. hundreds of cameras and sensors help figure out what you grab, and you get charged when you leave via a special app. >> style of shopping target the the millennials. they're all about their smartphones, saving time, speed, and they're health conscious, so they want to see the labels.
is this vegan, gluten free, dairy free. >> it store of the future was tested by amazon employees before opening to the public. they have no plans to open other amazon go stores, but they will perhaps after they see how this one goes. time now for "ask finney", where michael finney joins us. >> michael frommsays they charg credit card and updated my software without my authorization. can they do that? >> yes, they can do that. but not for much longer. if you agree to a recurring renewal with your paid subscription, they can charge you without asking you again first. this has caused a lot of complaints like yours. so this summer, july 1st, the law changes.
before you can be charged again, you must be notified and told how much you are being charged. that way you have an opportunity to cancel. consumer advocates want a lot more. they want to say affirmatively. they didn't get that, but this is good. >> it's something. next up, robert from pleasanton who says he had his furnace repaired but didn't get a written estimate for the repairs. >> it depends on how much it costs and who was doing the repair. if it's under $500, anybody can do the repair and there's no need for anything in writing unless the person doing the repair are licensed. then they must put it in writing. above $750, you could be entering into a home improvement contract. if that's the case, the repair company can't charge more than $1,000 or 10% of the contract price, whichever is first to get started. >> marta asks this.
why are so many recycling centers closed in contra costa county. i want to redeem bottles and cans, we are still paying a fee. >> the current law says the most major grocery stores must have a recycling center within a half-mile or do recycling themselves, however, there are tons of exemptions. it's a hard rule to make stick. the best way is log on to cal recycle's website. i'll post a link on abc 7 news.com. now if you have a question for me, you can record your ten to 15-second long video, post it on social media or through abc 7 news.com. feiona, the hippo is turnin one. >> the birthday girl enjoyed a
hippo-friendly cake. >> looks tasty. the zoo posted a few fun photos and video of its famous resident. she was born six weeks premature and struggled to survive. she proved to be a fighter. >> fiona has grown from 29 pounds at birth to 600 pounds now and will put on a lot more than that. >> just wait. should columbus day be replaced? what berkley did more than 25 years ago. and kristin is here with what's ahead at 5:00. >> new at 5:00. two little girls lost. a family's grief deepens as the accused killer sees another murder charge. plus, k-9 cops. and the speculation that the i phone 10 won't live to see its first birthday. and all hail the crown putting quite a shine on netflix
coming up tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, it's not one but two hours of "the bachelor", followed by "the good doctor". then stay with us for abc 7 news at 11:00. san francisco is in the middle of a controversy over a name. they are considering joining a long list doing away with the columbus day holiday and celebrating a day that honors
native-americans. it's an idea not everyone is in favor of. ca carolyn tyler reports. >> reporter: they rechristened it indigenous people's day. several tribes have pushed for the change, including the california association of tribal governments. >> he didn't discover america. we were here when columbus landed. we were, when oppression, subjugation, dominance, and genocide that followed that doesn't, we think, deserve a holiday. >> reporter: supervisor maleah cohen is sponsoring the measure. >> this is in no way a criticism on anybody's ideological beliefs. >> reporter: this year the italian-american community is celebrating the 150th
anniversary of what is the nation's oldest parade honoring their culture. >> this is about our italian heritage, the only day that's recognized for us, and quite honestly, we're being pushed to the side. >> reporter: guido has an ally in jaclyn bruno, they met with supervisor aaron passkin, hoping for a compromise, to change columbus day to italian heritage day. >> why are you did going to take that away from them? >> reporter: the vote is scheduled for tomorrow. care lynn tyler. >> we have a poll going on at our abc 7 facebook page. we can get reaction to the proposal to change the name of columbus day at facebook.com/abc 7 news. and a reminder, you can get the latest news anytime with the upgraded abc 7 news app.
it has enhanced live video features with more customization. thanks for joining us for abc7 news at 4:00. abc 7 news at a:5:00 starts now. the driver in a fatal crash is now hit with a second murder charge. the accident is tearing apart two different families. guns out, police moving in. a standoff at a san jose hotel is in its sixth hour. what you need to know about the id card needed for domestic flights. and. >> applause after a high school damaged in the north bay wildfires reopens and students are inspired. >> it goes to show, when everyone comes together, anything's possible. live, where you live, this is abc 7 news. we'll begin this evening with a case that has rocked two
families, and now we are learning that they are in fact related. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm kristin zee. a stolen pickup truck slammed into a mother with her two children. now the children have died and a distant relative is charged with murder. >> now that man appeared in court today in martinez. >> that's where laura anthony is live tonight. >> reporter: well, hello. we are finding out that as random as this accident was, these two families are related. the arraignment for noe sal say da was postponed. but outside of court, the emotions spilled out. 23-year-old noe salcedo made his first appearance in a courtroom, four days after police say he was