tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC August 5, 2019 11:00pm-11:35pm PDT
right now at 11:00, two cities pause to remember lives lost over the weekend in mass shootings. >> in el paso, a large crowd turned out to remember a 15-year-old who died in saturday's massacre at a walmart. and in dayton, ohio, people are dropping off flowers and lighting candles to remember the victims from a shooting in a popular entertainment district early sunday. >> here's the latest on the shootings. the dayton gunman got off at least 41 shots in 30 seconds, killing nine people. if the magazine he used had been full, it could have held up to 250 rounds. >> investigators say it doesn't appear the gunman was targeting anyone in particular. in el paso, two more people died today, bringing the total to 22. eight of the dead are mexican
president trump today addressed the nation. >> in one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry, and white supremacy. these sinister idealologies must be defeated. >> president trump did not call for stronger gun laws. instead, he focused on mental health and the internet. a rally in the north bay, a group of parents calling for an end to gun violence and stronger gun safety laws. one person, a survivor of a tragic shooting last year. cornell bernard has the story now from napa. >> what are we to do? i can't take another day of this. >> reporter: there was anger and anguish at this rally, organized by moms demand action, parents calling for stronger gun laws. >> moms is organized and driven. >> reporter: the mission, even more clear, after three recent mass shootings in america, including the gilroy garlic festival, where a gunman killed three shopping.
>> they went out shopping, to spend time with their family. i don't know how many people have to die before which e do something. >> reporter: liz survived a mass shooting last year. a gunman killed three employees. >> i was there that day, and it was just one more tragic reminder that gun violence is too prevalent in this country. >> reporter: they say the piority is pushing for laws on universal back ground checks. >> i would like to see common sense return to gun ownership. >> reporter: jane's son was shot and killed in 1993 after an argument at a nightclub. >> i just -- we need to take the guns from these people. flag laws are wonderful. >> reporter: this group says it will continue their fight to keep families safe. in napa, cornell bernard, "abc7 news."
those mass shootings led to an emergency meeting today. governor newsom talked with emergency officials as well as police chiefs and sheriffs. >> the question we're all being presented with is, what the hell do we do to meet this moment with resolve and do it that maintains the values of this state. >> he said stay lawmakers are considering bills to strength b california's restrictions on ammunition and gun purchases. >> a new bill is under way to create a $25 excise tax on firearms. the measure will be reintroduced next monday. if the governor signs it into law, it would go into effect immediately. >> i'm horrified by what's occurring across the country and in california. as much as we can, and that's why i want to fund these programs, to give people a path
to show there isn't only violence that can ease their pain. >> the same bill failed to pass a committee vote in may. a san francisco internet company has pulled the plug on the website 8chan connected with the shooting in el paso. the company is cloud flare, which enables traffic to and from websites. way >> reporter: they kept the doors locked at the offices of cloud flare in san francisco today. it's a company that thinks it did the right thing but has created a debate about access to the internet. dr. higden is an expert on information and how it spreads. >> that's the way information travels. >> reporter: the nature of that information is the issue. at midnight, they plug on a message board called 8chan, where the el paso shooter posted a racist manifesto just
before going on a rampage. >> we want to make sure where companies making these decisions are doing them carefully and with due consideration for free speech rights and due process rights. >> reporter: companies like cloud flare serve as intermediaries. they allow the safe passage of traffic to and from a website. content in and content out. if traffic is malicious or attempts to hack that website, they block it from doing damage. when they fired 8chan as a client, they lost safety. the statement reads in part, "they have proven themselves to be lawless and that has caused multiple tragic deaths." two years ago, after charlottesville, they removed the daily stormer, which returned online almost immediately. that's an issue. >> what inspires the average guy is we're empowering companies to decide what is free speech, what
is ak 1e79 abcceptable and how with it. >> they have a pathway to get somebody whose speech they don't like off the internet. >> reporter: so it's slippery slope. you may not like what you read or the fact that those websites even publish such material. but this is a democracy and it leads to a question, should there will be a line? and where do we draw it? wayne freedman, "abc7 news." violent incidents take an emotional toll on everyone, even if you're not directly impacted. we have a list of mental health resources on our website, abc7news.com. look for the take action thumbnail to get linked to professionals and groups that can help. new developments involving a device that shut down streets in san francisco for about three reurs that. sk 7 shows you the scene in the
mission district. the theater says it was evacuated. a bomb squad robot investigated the device. roads reopened after 7:00 tonight. new at 11:00, we learned that a woman from san francisco died in a cliff collapse at a beach near san diego. elizabeth charles is one of three people who died last friday. who others were hurt. the family had no comment. the beach is back open. engineers say the area is still active. crews have reinforced the beach. here at "abc7 news," we have made a commitment to building a better bay area. >> and all week, we are looking at the housing crisis and searching forolions to ease the high cos lin the region. one alternative -- >> building separate homes on their existing lots. dion limb found several ways that can be done fairly quickly. >> reporter: what some people might see as a backyard, others
are seeing as an opportunity to solve the housing yardage, adding another unit to a property. >> it just seemed like no brainer. i've always been financially savvy. and so being able to get monthly extra additional rental income would any hassle on any part just seemed like a done deal. >> reporter: these extra units are called adus or accessory dwelling units. this happened to be attached to the home. you might know them better as granny flats or backyard cottages. changes in state law in 2016 made them easier to get built. she sees them as a way to reign in her own housing costs. >> what it does is build a studio apartment in your backyard at no cost to you. rent it out and split the profits 50/50. >> how big are these and how does this get made easily?
>> so these are about 320 to 450 square feet. they get made in a matter of months and minimal disruption to the homeowner. >> reporter: a homeowner can expect to make $10,000 off the new addition a year. in 2017, the mayor of san jose set a goal of building more than 100,000 affordable units by 2022. the number of applications in the city have skyrocketed. but other cities around the bay area have struggled to get the programs off the ground. that's where blue homes hopes to make it easier. they can have homes built in a factory and installed on a property. adus have become so popular, they announced a new home design that includes an extra unit. >> our newest products is one of
the first modular homes where it comes with the junior dwelling apartment. being able to bring in a fully, legally rentable unit inside an existing full-sized home is like just getting more bang for your buck. >> reporter: no matter how you add it up, building one of these units is one quick way to build a better bay area. dion limb, "abc7 news." we have a hotline set up from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. to help you out on topics like land lords, rent hikes and evictions. wednesday, we'll host a hot hooin. i'm amanda del castillo. we are finding signs around one san jose neighborhood of an urban peacock named kevin. we'll have that story coming up. traffic has become a jungle
for those leaving near the open zoo. >> and they have a plan to solve the congestion crunch. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. a taste of the tropics today. find out how long the humidity is sticking around. >> and more's what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live. >> please watch me. thanks. i like this outfit you have on. >> ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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tailspin earlier today. stocks suffered their worst day of the year. the dow closed down 767 points, ending at 25,717. the nasdaq lost 278 points. the s&p dropped 87. "abc7 news" is committed to building a better bay area. in april, we told you about parking problems at the oakland zoo. the zoo has come up with what it hopes is a solution to put an end to the traffic jams. visitors will need to purchase a $10 ticket as they enter the zoo. members who get free parking can validate their tickets at the membership booth. in the south bay, a resident is looking for a new place to roost. >> a peacock must be moved. and residents tell amanda del castillo there's conflict between neighbors where the bird lives now. >> reporter: the outskirts of downtown san jose seem like an unlikely place to find wildlife. but this is home to a city bird
who comes and goes on his own terms. >> he's always here. >> reporter: david is the new owner of a neighboring property. he's gotten familiar with the peacock. >> when they bought the property, they had to disclose there was a live peacock on the property that occasionally made loud noises. so i disclosed that to my new tenants. >> reporter: on facebook, hundreds are following the adventures of kevin the urban peacock. >> he's a wildlife that just showed up one day. >> reporter: tonya spotted vasquez about three years ago. she feeds him and considers herself kevin's caretaker. vasquez says issues have forcedd kevin's relocation. >> a couple of the neighbors have noticed people coming and going. >> reporter: for that reason, we respect revealing kevin's
location. property managers have asked vasquez to stop feeding the peacock, hoping he'll fly the coup. >> he'll move on eventually. >> reporter: that's the expectation as kevin faces eviction. those following his adventures would like to keep him local. in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo, "abc7 news." >> wish the test for kevin. >> let's check on the weather, because we're pushing forward through the week. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here. >> i'm going to show you a sunset that will really get you going and brighten your night, what's left of it. 8:14 the sun went down and it was a fiery sunset. did you notice it? did you feel it? yeah, this is a tropical sunset, if you will. we had moisture coming in from what was once tropical storm gill. that's what added that extra color to the sunset. here's a look at that moisture that has been streaming in, although not as much coming into
the bay area now, so the humidity is beginning to come down. but it will be a while before it's gone. so still seeing the high level clouds. dew points, measure of moisture in the air, 65 degrees. 60 to 69 is muggy. that's san jose that is still feeling that mugginess. i know some of you have been reporting it's sticky outside. so let's take a look at your planner for tomorrow. temperatures anywhere from the 50s to 60s. we will check out the planner now. 7:00 tomorrow morning, temperatures and high clouds. filtered sunshine at noontime and a cooler afternoon. we start to lose some of that humidity. temperatures in the low 60s to low 90s. a live look from our east bay hills camera. you'll notice the marine layer in the distance. here it is up close and personal in san francisco. mild and muggy tomorrow morning. cooler pattern the next few days, and heat returns inland this upcoming weekend. so 11:30 tonight through 5:00 to
8:00 a.m. tomorrow morning, still seeing the tropical moisture. is it going to feel sticky when you head out the door. by the afternoon, notice the high clouds are gone. typical fog. temperatures in the morning from the mid 50s to low 60s. tomorrow afternoon, 66 in san francisco. 71 in oakland. 77 in san rafel. 79 in san jose. so a cooler day. accuweather seven-day forecast, muggy morning, cooler afternoon. cooling continues wednesday, thursday. thursday, friday, only in the mid 80s inland. we'll bump those temperatures up. and sunday and monday, talking the summer sizzle. near 100 inland. mid 60s at our beaches. we'll be back to our usual, but until then, we're going to get a little bit of a break around the middle of the week. >> thanks, sandhya.
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thanks for being here. >> are a good night. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight, elisabeth moss, comedian sebastian maniscalco, and music from ava max. and now, hold on tight, jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: welcome to the show. i'm jimmy. i'm the host. thanks for watching. thanks for coming. thank you for joining us. after another weekend of sadness and outrage in the united states we had two more mass shootings. one on saturday in el paso. the other in dayton, sunday morning. horrible, senseless tragedies. again with many lives lost. and again our leaders in one