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>> next at 6:00. we have team coverage on the threat of a bart strike. how close we for a deal and how to get across the bay tomorrow if there's no bart service. why there were some first-time visitors at the pride parade looking for military recruits. another hat day -- hot day in the bay area. abc7 at 6:00 starts now. >> a bart strike is closer to reality tonight. no deal is in place, though there is a push to get a deal done. good evening, i'm in for ama daetz. we have team coverage of the strike. lillian kim is live with a look at how commuters would be
affected. first, to the mass row map is -- roman is live from oakland with an update on negotiations. reporter: state negotiators wanted to find a neutral spot and both sides are meeting across the street at caltrans headquarters. both bart and the unions want to avoid a strike that could start early tomorrow morning. >> negotiations between bart and its unions began at 3:30 p.m. there are just hours before a potential strike could strand some 400,000 bart passengers. a bart points says bart is prepared to bargain in good faith. >> we are prepared to be here all night. that's what the public expects. we want this to go down to the wire if it has to. we're hoping these conversations can continue through the evening. we don't want to drag the passengers into this. reporter: union negotiator isn't very confident the deal can be reached before the midnight
deadline. >> we're very far apart. we're coming to meet because we've never given up. the district gave up on us. we were at the table for a day and a half. a day and a half. the district never showed up during that day and a half. we're still vary for apart. >> the distance has been significant. bart workers asking for 5% pie hike each ear, and parts kolles of link increase. the union will pay a half percent toward the pension. this member says bart's offer was insulting. >> the cull offer is 1%, 1%, 1%. the additional 1% each year is based on conditions that are not only preposterous, but penalizing our members. >> talks have been stalled since thursday. this is the first formal meeting between the sides except for ten haunts of saturday. the governor reject a 60-day cooling off period, saying he wants the two sides to settle before monday morning.
>> abc7 news reporter lillian kim continues team coverage and is live from the alameda ferry terminal with a look at how the morning commute will be affected in case of a strike. reporter: added transit services like san francisco bay ferries plan to expand tomorrow but it's not nearly going to be enough. nevertheless, ferries plans to do what it can to shoulder the burden in the event of a bart strike. 20,000 seats are typically available on one of the ferries going to and from the east bay and south san francisco. tomorrow the number of seats available will double to 50,000. 11 vessels will be in operation instead of eight, and expanded hours from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. the transportation commission expects most commuters will get in the car tomorrow if there is a strike, and those people are being asked to help out. >> if you're going to be driving, please take somebody
with you. please leave a little bit earlier. or perhaps leave a little bit later so we stretch the peak of the commute out. reporter: the last bart strike was in 1997, and it's anyone's guess if traffic tomorrow will be worse or better than 15 years ago. more people can telecommute now but also many more bart passengers than back then. 400,000 people today as opposed to 275,000 people in 1997. to find out all the transportation options go tower web site, abc7news.com. just go to the commuter resource guide on the front page. abc7 news. >> thank you. and ac transit buses might not be around to help with the commute. transit bus drivers authorized a possible strike of their own for tomorrow. like bart, ac transit union contracts spirit tonight. the unions are requesting
stronger worker safety and security. and join us at 4:00 tomorrow morning for the latest on the bart strike threat. our morning news an courses -- anchors will bring the latest from negotiations and the commute. that's tomorrow morning at 4:00 a.m. >> another warm day in the bay area. we hive a live look at the exploratorium cam. leigh glaser tells us where the temperatures peaked. >> leigh: the temperatures peaked ippedland, -- inland. but most locations down five to ten degrees because of the low fog and cloud that developed off the coast. we had a stronger onshore wind influence, cooler air mass so temperatures started to come down, although if you were in the 100-degree range, you
probably didn't notice at all. here's the highs today. 104, antioch. 101, livermore. temperatures coming down. oakland, 79. 70, san francisco. 94. santa rosa. 89, napa. one record high was in gilroy. they reached a record high of 100 degrees. right now temperatures on the mild side. 57, san francisco, 107 in antiochment how much longer will the heat be with us? many in the bay area took advantage of this sunny sunday. john alston is live from san san francisco's marina green to show us how people beat or maybe enjoyed the heat today. >> we're heading into a little heat wave here. we found people escaping to san francisco to escape the heat. the water balloons were flying at marina green here in san francisco. are these kids absolutely crazy?
it's freezing her. not really. the torres family came here from corrosion -- contra costa county so where it was 104. >> it was too hot. 102, 104. quite hot. >> whose idea to come sneer. >> it was my idea. >> and everybody agreed, i assume. >> not really. now they agree. go through thy the tunnel, feel the win, they were onboard. >> others escape thoad air conditioning of the sun valley shopping center. in concord, close to 100 degrees today. quick problems popped up because of the heat. power outages, 80 people in east bay and 250 in the south bay. live in san francisco, abc7 news. >> we'll let you know how hot it's going to be in your community. you can keep track of bay area
weather on twitter@live doppler 7 hd. >> the pride parade wound how tothrough the streets today. here's the massive crowd celebrating, and just steps away, same-sex same-sex culplese getting married inside city hall. sergio quinn quintana is live. >> a busy day at the pridefest and very busy inside san francisco city hall. today, 210 people got married, and even more marriage licenses were issued. on any given sunday at a san francisco pride parade you expect to see colorful floats and rainbow flags but given the historic decision this week. nancy pelosi says this pride parade is unlike any other. >> the court's decision -- >> more than 320 marriage licenses have been issued at san francisco city hall since the friday decision by the ninth circuit to lift the stay on the
proposition 8 case. doors opened for business at 1:30, and couples lined up to tie the knot. deanna and her partner, ca sandra, wanted to get married in 2008 but couldn't when prop 8 passed. they drove here from fresno to back, no need,. everything will be great. and i was not about to make that mistake this time ryan. >> the marriage licenses will continue be issued to same-sex couples uninterrupted. this morning anthony kennedy denied an emergency appeal by defenders of proposition 8. >> i now pronounce you, partners for life. >> some couples traveled for hours to get married now, like wes and todd from los angeles. >> i'm overwhelmed. >> i feel great. >> we waited for 16 years. >> outside city hall, the pride festival continued, and included another historic first. members of the military in full uniform recruiting. >> we want to reach a democrat
that pry to "don't ask, don't tell" we weren't able to engage. >> because of the historic decision leading happy to weekend, ornizers expected anywhere from 1.25 million people to 1.5 million people. still a whole lot of people out here now. these festivities wrap up at 7:30. reporting live, abc7 news. >> and still to come at 6:00, another homicide in antioch. what led to the second in two days. plus, why riders say a hot air balloon crash was lucky. and why a half dozen marathon and why a half dozen marathon runners were hospitalized. look at them kids. [ sigh ]
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>> breaking news out of santa cruz county. two women are dead after they and two men were swept out to sea by a wave. the men managed to grab on to rocks until the coast guard could rescue them. the victims were in their 30s. >> for the second time in two days a man died from a violent attack in antioch. at 3:00 this morning antioch police found the 54-year-old man stabbed to death inside a home on rodeo circle. the victim's name has not been released. his death is being treated as a homicide. on saturday, 42-year-old man was found with a gunshot wound to his head. he later died in the hospital.
>> police are on the lookout for a man suspected of stabbing a woman. here's a picture of victor necia, suspected of killing a woman on tuesday. she managed to tell police about the stabbing, her attacker -- and about her attacker before she died. >> up next at 6:00, a hot air balloon crashes in california. how the balloon avoided disaster. >> another hot day in the bay year. meteorologist leigh glaser tells us how much more blistering days are ahead next in the accuweather forecast. >> mike: the giants finally get run support and end a six can-game slide and the a's continue to beat up on the national leagueppñ#
authorities are trying to figure out why the balloon went off course and deflated. the balloon driver put their craft between the freeway lanes just like threading a needle. no injuries were reported. >> six people were hospitalized and nine more suffered heat-related illnesses while running in a southern california half marathon. it was already 75 degrees in pasadena when the first runners left the starting line at 60:00. many became dehigh -- dehydrated, some had cramps. >> heat seekers are flocking to death valley. temperatures reached 129 degrees today. just five degrees cooler than the hottest temperature ever recorded on the planet. those visiting say it's a not. one of the visitor's shoes melted. today it was toasty in some parts.
here's leigh glaser. >> leigh: we just had one record high today, and that was 100 in gilroy. and the rope why is because you probably noticed it as well. it's a little cooler out there, and that's because we had more of an onshore wind component. the low clouds and fog developed near the right, and that definitely made its way also further inland. so temperatures came down. in fact, santa rosa down by ten degrees. nine in novato, down five at sfo. four degrees in mountain view, and interior locations, livermore, down by four. concord, five. fairfield, five. and you may not have noticed it so much, especially inland because temperatures were still near 100 degrees. the place to be today was at the beach. this is a great shot from our santa cruz cam. folks still enjoying the sunshine. san francisco right now, 66. 76 in mountain view. san jose, 82. santa cruz, 77.
live shot from the golden gate bridge camera, you can definitely see clear sky there, although a little fog near the headlands. santa rosa, 87. 97, fremont. livermore, 95. san jose, blue sky. our forecast highlights, continuing to be hot through mid-week, and experience those warm evening with inland temperatures in 70s overnight. we'll get a weather pattern change on fourth of july, which is thursday, friday, and next weekend things will cool down. until then, high pressure, a bubble of hot air over the bay area. dangerous heat will stay with us, especially inland, through mid-week, and that excessive heat advisory still in effect until 7:00 tuesday evening with highs 98 to 106. the warm inning and the -- warm evening and the recollection of heat-relate evidence illness,
might extend through wednesday and thursday. this is what we're talking about. tomorrow, livermore, 105. this is the trend still over 100 for tuesday and wednesday. then it will be thursday, friday, and saturday, before temperatures start to come down a bit. this heat wave will start to ease. overnight temperatures, warm tomorrow, inland. 70s and upper 60s, fogger in the coast, and here's a look at the highs for tomorrow. we won't have as strong of an onshore wind components so temperatures will go up. mid-90s near san jose, peninsula, know 90s there. san francisco, 78. the north bay, you're 100 degrees for santa rosa, calistoga, napa, 100. and east bay, 104 to 106-degree range. it is going to be a hot one, even hotter on tuesday inland. and wednesday, and then we'll start to trend things down by
the fourth of july on thursday. a little cooler. friday, saturday, sunday. temperatures get back down to where they should be this time of year. >> love it. thank you, leigh. >> and shu joins now for sports. giants heating up. >> mike: end a six-game losing streak in colorado. madison bumgarner finally getting run support from someone other than buster posey. he kept it up tonight. goes deep to left. 1 or giants. in the fifth. hunter pence breaks out the heavy lumber. opposite field smackdown. his 13th of the year. giants up 4 or and that's all madison bumgarner needed. seven innings, one run, strike out five. in the eight, cuddyer extends his hitting streak to 28 games about the giants snap their losing streak with 5-2 victory.
a's hosting the cardinals. hough how cute. bell publish beltran, two-run blast. in the fourth, a's down 5-2. sees bed desscores. ball gets away from matt carpenter. sees bed des -- cespedes comes home, then jed loughery's, fifth, gives the a's the 6-5 lead. josh donaldson, and a's take two out of three from st. louis. >> women's lpga u.s. open, mv park made history, the first women to win the first three majors in a year with at least four majors. 17-year-old casey katria of livermore, low amateur, headed to oklahoma state this fall.
the story was park. drops the birdie. she had a six are-shot lead at 10-under. then on 18, park taps in for the win. claims her third consecutive major, winning by four strokes. and that deserves a little champagne. her sixth win this year and third straight tournament victory. >> very honor to put my name to somebody like baby a -- babe sa it's a great moment. there's something very great, but scary to think what i'm capable of doing. >> mike: it is scary. find round of the at&t at congressional. 19-year-old jordan spaeth making noise. watch this. hits the green and finds the bottom of the cup for eagle. brought him to within a shot of the lee, but the day belong to bill haase.
5-under 66. wins by three strokes. takes home nearly $1.2 million. >> nascar in kentucky, trouble on the 48th lap. brad keselowski loses control, cuts through traffic, pileup ensues. no one was hurt. jimmie johnson led most of the way but pins -- spins out. finished ninth. when it was all said and done, matt kenseth crosses the line first, fourth win of the season. this sports report brought to you by orchard supply hardware. >> another summer blockbuster hit theaters this weekend, featuring a rising star and an oscar winner in a big-budget action comedy. sounds like a sure thing,
>> join me tonight at 11:00. counting down to the bart strike deadline. stay with us for updates on the strike, including whether you'll need to make alternate commute plans. if the strike isn't bad enough. why you need to dig deeper for gas money beginning tomorrow. that's tonight at 11:00. it was a very competitive weekend at the box office but
once again, disney pixar came out on top. monsters university, the prequel to the successful monsters inc. earned more than $46 million. the big surprise was the easement the buddy cop flick pulled in 40 million. world war z was third with just under 30 million. white house down, an action comedy starring chany tatum and jamie foxx, 25 million,. that is it for us at 6:00. for leigh glaser, mike shumann, thank you for joining us. abc7 news continues now online, on twitter, facebook, and all your mobile devices with our look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receceive. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch?