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live, from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. b.a.r.t. is trying to figure out what went wrong today when a brand-new $2 million car plowed straight into a pile of dirt. good evening, everyone. i'm larry beal in for dana ashley. >> along a section of test track, this is the scene from sky 7 hd after the car rolled into a dirt berm. we're told by b.a.r.t. that it did not derail, and was not
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going more than 10 miles per hour. there were several people onboard, including an operator and instructor. shortly after it hit the dirt berm, b.a.r.t. workers arrived with shovels to dig it out. they examined the front of the car to see if there was any damage. >> it was dmot moving fast enough to cause any real damage. there was no injuries. this is where we want these kinds of incidents to happen if they are going to happen. we need to make sure our trains are sabefore we put them out into main line service. >> is this is the same car, number 3001, that bart general manager unveiled with much fanfare on april 6th. according to b.a.r.t.'s website, it's undergoing the first phase of testing which is for propulsion and braking. most of the bay area woke up this morning to rain. windshield wipers working hard in the north bay. this is what it looks like along lucas valley road in san rafael. >> it turned to snow in the sierra. squaw valley provided this video that you're seeing here.
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they say they picked up ten inches of fresh powder. >> here's an image from north star california resort. which actually closed last weekend. let's check in with meteorologist sandhya patel. >> let's look at the doppler hd. a few lingers showers right now on the peninsula. very light returns. sfo had about .01 of an inch. rainfall totals, about an inch and a half in st. helena. far less than that elsewhere. about half an inch in san francisco. .75 an inch in santa rosa. oakland received .007 of an inch of rain. gusty winds from earlier, they're starting to drop off. that is for now. i'll be back to let you know what part of your weekend is going to be windy, and if there's any more rain in our forecast coming right um. ama?
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police spoke about the death of prince. they ruled out foul play. an autopsy took place today, but it will likely take several weeks to figure out what killed prince. more from prince's home near minneapolis. >> reporter: there's still a steady flow of fans into the night for a man known to be one of the best performers of all time. although an autopsy has been completed, there are still many questions surrounding prince's death. as the purple rain of tears continues to fall, we have the first official account of prince's last hours when he returned wednesday night to an apparently empty paisley park. >> somebody dropped him off at home. about 8:00 that night. >> reporter: then the superstar who could pack stadiums, died alone. >> he had on a shirt, pants, of some sort. he was dressed. >> reporter: his staff found him and called 911. >> cpr was initially started. but was unsuccessful. he was pronounced deceased at
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10:07. >> reporter: police say there was no sign of violence or of suicide. results of his autopsy won't be final for weeks. with prince's body now released to his family, new focus on his health scare last week when his private plane made an emergency landing in moline, illinois, descending approximately 45,000 feet in 17 minutes. prince checked into a local hospital for three hours and then went home. his team said he had the flu. those who loved the music legend are still number over his sudden death. >> oh, my god, it was devastating. i'm still in shock. >> i just can't believe he's gone. >> reporter: the loss shared by millions who wore purple today in prince's memory. including michelle obama, who had lunch with queen elizabeth wearing a purple dress. as mourners and fans keep watch here at paisley park, authorities are promising a full investigation into prince's death. meantime, no word from his family as the funeral
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arrangements. adrian bankert, abc 7 news. ♪ purple rain >> purple rain is one of prince's most recognizable songs. and also a movie. a number of amc theaters will be playing the movie saturday through thursday, including the amc metrion in san francisco. a special edition of "20/20" will be on prince, death of a legend, devoted to his life and untimely passing right after this newscast over on channel 7. the renowned uc berkeley men's crew coach is fighting back tonight. mike denies accusations of a sexual claim. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow with reaction that you will only see on nbc 7 news. >> reporter: the sexual assault allegations are coming from a former crew member. she tells abc 7 news she was
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sexually assaulted by other crew members in 2013 and 2014. the uc berkeley student said the coach mike told him he was aware of one of the assaults through his own sources. also that he said she was no angel. abc 7 news asked uc president janet napolitano about the latest allegation. >> we're doing a lot of action to make sure that the issues surrounding sexual harassment are dealt with promptly and effectively. and that sanctions are commensurate with the substantiated claims. >> reporter: a uc berkeley spokesperson said once the investigation into the merits of the allegation has concluded, the university will determine what if any action will be taken based on its findings. recent sexual harassment allegations have included the universities of assistant basketball coach and dean of the law school. >> you know, topic of conversation since there's so many. >> reporter: some students feel uc berkeley is under a spotlight. >> i feel like it's prevalent
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all over the nation. >> everybody is getting training, everybody's getting education. >> reporter: grad student stephanie chu said the dean of the optometry school spoke to students. >> to make sure we knew what to do if we felt we were a victim. >> accountability is important as is transparency. >> reporter: the university said cal athletics is committed to fostering a culture where everyone feels safe, welcome and respected. melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. two firefighters were hurt while battling an apartment fire in the mission district this morning. abc 7 news viewer joe borrow showed us this video to show how intense the fire grew. it was near 24th between valencia and guerrero streets. the injuries to the firefighters are considered to be minor, mostly cuts. at least 21 people have been displaced. a court asked a judge to revoke the probation of a wealthy internet entrepreneur,
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and they released details of another woman whom hall is alleged to have attacked. this is his supporters. demand is that the charges be dropped. here's vic lee. >> reporter: inside bodyguards surrounded shahall to prevent photographers from taking his pictures. outside the courthouse members of the community demonstrated in support of shehall. they called on the d.a. to resign for continuing to pursue domestic violence cases against the wealthy international entrepreneur. the 33-year-old defendant is on probation after pleading guilty to misdemeanor domestic violence battery. in the alleged beating of his girlfriend three years ago. prosecutors had charged shahall with 45 felonies. but his girlfriend refused to cooperate. prosecutors proceeded even without her testimony. a home security video did capture the reported beating but it was thrown out in court after the judge ruled the video was seized without a warrant.
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the domestic violence consortium has been following the case closely. executive director beverly upton. >> this is a simple case of domestic violence. had the video been allowed in with evidence of 117 slaps and kicks, i think we'd be in a different place. >> reporter: prosecutors revealed today there was another alleged victim. she says chahall kicked her leg 10 to 12 times during an argument in his bedroom two years ago. she, too, refused to cooperated. prosecutors are asking the judge to revoke his probation, saying the alleged action happened while he was on probation. >> that was two years ago. and you cannot -- the guy is exonerated, you cannot continue to pursue the same thing over and over again. >> reporter: he and his attorney declined to comment. vic lee, abc 7 news.
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self-help guru tony robbins is helping a bay area woman who was evicted from her burlingame home. the 85-year-old was subletting a room from her 97-year-old roommate. but hatch died before a legal fight over the eviction could be resolved. since she was subletting, she was ordered to leave by the end of april. but robbins told the "san francisco chronicle" he's just doing what he does all the time through his foundation. much more ahead for you on this friday night. up xt, east bay school district desperate for help. the rare step being taken to lure talented teachers. also, the dangers of sexting. the plan in the works to get california school kids to put down their phones and stop it. will the skies clear for the we
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local school districts have been giving teachers green, as in cash bonuses. teachers can get up to $5,000 if they can teach certain subjects in one district. leann melendez has more. >> reporter: math and science teachers seem to be valuable assets for many school districts. >> as many of us add cte college
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of technology pathways, we're really looking for math/science. >> reporter: pittsburgh's two high schools are desperate to hire more of them, offering a $5,000 bonus to anyone in that field who wants to teach here. that would be in addition to their salaries, which range from $50,000 to nearly $80,000, depending on the years of experience and level of education. >> there are some conditions. we're looking at a two-year commitment. and basically what we would do is give them that once they sign. >> reporter: that signing bonus would also be given to language immersion and special education teachers k through 12. the district is also looking to fill other positions like bus drivers. substitute teachers, clerical and cafeteria workers. but these wouldn't get a bonus. during the recession the labor department found that between 2008 and 2012 california lost more than 80,000 school related jobs. many college students thinking of going into education decided otherwise. >> after the recession, you
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know, many teachers decide the not to go into teaching for a while, and so there is a shortage. >> reporter: today other school districts are providing incentives like foregiving student liens, paying for teachers to continue education and subsidizing their housing costs. pittsburgh also has inexpensive housing and low cost of living. the district hopes those will be two selling points for any teacher. in pittsburgh, leeann melendez, abc 7 news. the job fare is held tomorrow morning at the pittsburgh high school gym located at 1750 harbor street in pittsburgh. that event runs from 9:00 to 11:30. lawmakers are looking at a new law that addresses sexting in california schools. it would give schools the authority to suspend or expel students who use sexually explicit messages to bully other students or faculty. that could include photographs or visual recordings sent during school or school events, or even while a student is on the way to or from school. >> the phenomenon has been
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getting worse. and not better. and in fact, 20% of our teenagers have engaged in or sent a text -- a sex message to others. and that number keeps going up. >> the bill would also require schools to include sexting lessons in sexual health classes. community members came out to an elementary school to honor a man who made it all possible. >> reporter: for students and staff at southern elementary, an annual tradition on this soggy yet froggy friday. >> sometimes you get a good frog, sometimes a bad frog. you never know. >> can you hold him that high off the pad? drop him and make a lot of noise. >> reporter: the culmination of a week-long lesson on science and ecology, now retired teacher bill, known as the god frogger, helped start the frog jump
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program in 1965, and has been running it ever since. >> it takes three jumps. one, two, three. wherever he lands, that's where they put the stick. they measure back from the place they started, straight back into a line. >> reporter: just as he has done for five decades, people camped out three days to collect more than 150 frogs to be used in the competition. >> it's amazing. he's the frog whisperer to some people. >> they're not using devices or playing video games. they're having an old-fashioned fun event. they get really excited about it. >> put a lid on it. >> reporter: he said this will be his last year at the hell am but hopes volunteers will step up to continue the tradition. his announcement inspired alumni to show support, including this woman who flew in from seattle to give her old teacher a big hug. >> i flew in yesterday just to come here to see this event. and memories of my 5th grade here.
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>> you ask them what their favorite activity, and they'll tell you it was the frog jump. >> reporter: a community coming together to say thank you to a man who made learning fun. chris nguyen, abc 7 news. all right. >> that was fun. >> fun times. if you were a frog, you'd like today's weather. right? >> for frogs, it was great. larry and ama, we did get much-needed rain today. live doppler 7 hd, we'll talk about what's left. the storm is long gone. we have low-level moisture that is resulting in a few light returns on live doppler hd. as you'll notice, apparently we're having problems with the clicker. it is not working now. there we go. all right. so you'll notice a few light showers around middlefield road, menlo park, redwood city area. they'll be gone within the next few hours or so.
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in the sierra it was dumping pretty good. now just snow showers. the winter weather advisory has been extended until midnight tonight as they're expecting a couple more inches around the highest peaks. it is windy up there. if you're still planning to head up there, do be prepared for chain controls. a pretty picture sent from truckee from one of my followers on twitter. the resorts are reporting between 4 to 10 inches of snow. right now, we're in the 50s. here's a live look from the kgo roof camera. still a bit breezy along the embarcadero, but not as windy as earlier. partly cloudy tomorrow. it will turn windy sunday afternoon and evening. overnight tonight, we will notice a few more sprinkles before tomorrow morning. and then tomorrow morning, we start out with the cloud cover. as we head into the afternoon, the sun will be filtered by higher clouds, and pretty much it is going to be a dry day for your saturday plans. sunday things are starting to change. it's going to get breezy at 9:00
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a.m. along the coastline. watch the winds start to pick up. 29 to 34 miles an hour along the coast. it's going to be out of the northwest. the winds continue to increase as we head toward evening. point reyes could see gusts over 40 miles an hour. and the winds continue as we head into sunday night. dropping off a little bit on monday. tomorrow morning, speaking of dropping off, it is going to be a cooler morning, mid-40s to the low 50s. if you have early plans, you will need to bundle up. for the afternoon, it's going to be pleasant. mix of sun and high clouds in the south bay. 70 degrees morgan hill. gilroy 69. cupertino, about 5 to 10 degrees cooler today, we'll gain a few more degrees tomorrow. 64 in mil bray. in the north bay, temperatures in the mid-60s around san rafael. napa, about where you need to be. inland areas, 69 in fairfield.
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70 degrees in livermore. we're going to be seeing temperatures mainly in the 60s and 70s for most of the bay area except sunday. the winds kick up, the temperatures drop along the coast. sunshine in early next week before we bring in a slight chance of showers on wednesday. not much model agreement. so can't give you a definitive on wednesday. at least we have a chance. >> model disagreement. >> that's right. well, you know, one's real wet, one's not so wet. >> i hate model disagreements. still to come on abc 7 news at 9:00, celebrating earth day by making history. the united nations agreement signed today. >> i want them to all get along. what can i say. aerials from houston tonight. a truc
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environmental advocates including california governor jerry brown signed the united nations agreement to fight climate change. governor brown's office tweeted this photo of vice president al gore chatting with the governor in new york city. holding his granddaughter, secretary of state john kerry signed the paris agreement on behalf of the united states. today's signing marks the key step in making the fight against carbon emissions a u.n. pol. you might be interested in the 2016 electric bike expo taking place at stanford shopping center in palo alto this weekend. a free event that offers visitors a chance to test ride more than 200 bike models. three ebikes totaling $12,000 will be given away there. another 30 minutes of abc 7 news at 9:00 is coming up.
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for a man who spent so much time on stage, he kept to himself offstage. a look at his very private life. also, donald trump's new campaign aide said trump has just been playing a role this whole time. ted cruz did not wait long to react. it was a busy day for the president. but this is the moment that's getting the most
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the overwhelming public outpouring for prince is a stark contrast to how closely he guarded his private life. >> tonight abc's byron has more on how much prince kept to himself and the vault full of music he n ♪
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>> reporter: we now now the groundbreaking videos. prince was as complicated as he was creative. the soaring talent bore in part out of torment. he once talked about his early battles with epilepsy. >> in school, you know, early in my career, i tried to compensate for that by being as flashy as i could. >> reporter: a child prodigy, he could play two instruments by 12, had his first music contract by 19. married twice, his list of reported loves read like a who's who of the 1980s and '90s. madonna, his drummer, sheila e. despite the exotic gyrations, prince was said to be a devout christian, he became a jehovah witness in 2001. can you imagine prince showing up at your door praising jehovah? prince was an artist and actor.
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the biggest secret of the star we barely knew, what of the vaulted music he never released. >> one day, someone will release them. i don't know that i'll get to release them. >> reporter: tonight outside the theater, the faithful gathered for a second night. one would imagine prince the artist and prince the businessman would be pleased. abc news, new york. >> prince songs now dominating the itune charts. even record stores are selling out of his cds and albums. you can keep track of the latest developments in the prince investigation with the abc 7 news app. download it for free and get alerts on breaking news. eight members of an ohio family were discovered shot to death today.
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authorities say these were execution style killings. the bodies were discovered in four different crime scenes in pike county, ohio. about 70 miles east of cincinnati. the victims included seven adults, one juvenile. investigators say they were all members of the roden family, each shot in the head. three children, including a 4-day-old baby, and 6-month-old, survived the shootings. the killer or killers haven't been arrested. now to the race for the white house, and what could be a new donald trump. his new top campaign aide was caught on tape saying his fiery image has only been a part he's been playing. ted cruz said that's proof what he's been saying all along, that whatever trump says, he cannot be trusted. >> reporter: on stage tonight in delaware -- >> what the hell. let's have some fun. it's friday. let's have some fun! >> reporter: donald trump sounded like his old self.
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>> build a wall! build the wall! >> reporter: behind closed doors, the man now taking charge of his campaign was recorded promising republican officials that trump will tone it down. the audio obtained by the "new york times." trump's top aide describes two trumps. trump himself promised a transformation months ago. >> i will be changing very rapidly. i'm very capable of changing to anything i want to change to. >> reporter: now senator ted cruz branded lying ted by trump is turning the insult around. >> he is telling us he is lying to us. >> reporter: cruz is now calling trump's entire campaign a lie.
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>> he's telling us he's lying to us. you look at what his campaign manager says. that this is just an act. this is just a show. it doesn't make any sense to support the guy who is blatantly lying to you. and laughing about it. he is making fun of us right now. >> reporter: jonathan carl, abc news, washington. >> trump is calling on california's independent voters to reregister as republicans, so they can vote for trump in the primary. his campaign says robocalls are going out to about 1 million voters, republicans in california unlike democrats do not allow independent voters to cast ballots in their primary election. the june 7th primary could determine whether trump gets the 1,237 delegates he needs to secure his party's nomination. president obama and the first lady had a day full of meetings. but the one encounter getting the most buzz was with prince george as he was getting ready for bed. terry moran has more.
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>> reporter: as the obamas arrived at kensington palace tonight, you can see him standing by his dad, prince william. and they shared a moment. now melting hearts around the world. prince george got to stay up 15 minutes past his bedtime to meet the obamas. it was that kind of day. the queen and prince philip personally greeting the first family outside windsor castle. and look at this, they all pack into the royal range rover with prince philip acting as chauffeur. >> i have never been driven by a duke of ed inborough before. >> reporter: the president landed himself in the thick of a ferocious political battle here. obama's urging them to stay in the european union, and the mayor sneered in an op-ed piece about taking advice from a, quote, part-kenyan president. obama shot back. >> i'm not coming here to fix any votes.
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i'm offering my opinion. and you shouldn't be afraid to hear an argument being made. >> reporter: the politics here are secondary. this is really a fair well trip for president obama. he seemed almost wistful bidding good-bye to queen elizabeth whom he called a real jewel in the world. terry moran, abc news, london. passover began at sundown tonight. the jewish community of san francisco hosted a community sader to celebrate the first night. the story of the journ fri from egypt to egypt was told. a kosher meal and wine was also served. there was an interesting gathering in oakland today of revolutionaries. if you didn't know, you might not be able to tell until they speak. >> the black panther party approaching its 50th anniversary in oakland, is celebrating. wayne friedman reports the
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one-time radicals are somewhat radical now, but just as committed to social change. >> we're going to walk on this racist power. >> reporter: they have travel a long dedicated road from their 60s, and fiddling with cell phones. but if you ask the black panther today, the most important stuff inside never changes. >> i get really emotional. >> reporter: so said bobby broup, a former black panther with a tear in his eye. >> that's the greatest misunderstanding is that we were not thugs, we were revolutionaries. one man's terrorist may be another man's liberator. >> reporter: they gathered at the museum in advance of the 50th anniversary celebration. the black panther party began in oakland. it used to serve breakfast to kids. all part of a movement that preached love of self, love of history and community. >> if that community, we've always been respected and
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celebrated. >> the news media has made us to be a bunch of gun toting brothers. that wasn't what we were about. we were about a love for our people, and making our community better. >> reporter: in telling that story, the oakland museum will do its part with the 10,000 square foot exhibit. rene faces quite the challenge in putting it together. >> i think what you'll get is that the black panther party was actually in the end of things, an incredibly positive movement. >> reporter: a revelation to some, about a revolution that's now 50 years old. in oakland, wayne friedman, abc 7 news. next on abc 7 news at 9:00, the tiger found roaming around a before earning enough cash back from bank of america to buy a new gym bag. before earning 1% cash back everywhere, every time
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a tanker drop dropped through the ceiling of a houston parking garage this afternoon. the truck was apparently parked on the upper level of this parking structure near the city center plaza south of interstate 10. that's when it dropped through a hole in the concrete. there were reports of a lower level of the parking garage had been flooded by heavy rain. a stray big cat making headlines in texas. the young fe plael tiger was captured after being spotted wandering the streets. erin poole and her boyfriend saw the animal. they were at a stop sign. he got out of the car to try to catch the tiger. >> no. >> it was crouching like it was going to pounce. >> it jumped on me. i started playing with it, and petting it and everything. >> i thought he was going to be lunch. they called the police. the police didn't believe them at first. but the tiger has a leash and a collar, appears to have had her
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front claws removed. she was taken to an animal shelter. the tiger was evacuated from a nearby rescue farm because of flooding in the area, and got loose. but now everything's okay. >> wow. >> yeah. up next, flying high. the pioneer pilot trying to go around the world with no fuel
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in just over 21 hours, an unusual aircraft will be landing at moffit field in the south bay for a layover on a global journey. the solar impulse doesn't burn any fuel, powered by the sun. david louie talked to the pilot as he flew over the pacific today. >> reporter: it's a solo flight that started in the middle east 13 months ago and gone across east asia to hawaii. now he's headed to moffit field. he's not setting any speed
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records. operate mum speed is miles an hour. the aircraft is entirely sun powered. that requires his ground base team in monaco to change his course to maximize solar energy. >> do you know at which moment to climb to have the best energy collection and best energy use. so now, for example, i'm at 4,000 feet, now at 8,000 feet. in the afternoon, at 28,000 feet. >> reporter: he spoke to us from the cockpit of the solar impulse 2 which has a wing span wider than a 747. that makes it susceptible to turbulence. >> last night there was layers of tur but lapse. so i could not switch on the autopilot. i could not sleep. i had to fly manually. then the weatherman in monaco, they found a better layer of wind. and they could switch and i could sleep a little bit. >> reporter: he's promoting clean technology that in time
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will be affordable and profitable to address climate change. >> this is profitable. it creates jobs and makes profits. and it sustains growth of the industry, because it's a new and at the same time, it will protect the environment and fight climate change. >> reporter: the mission carries some risk. in case of emergency, all he has is a parachute, life vest and inflatable raft. david louie, abc 7 news. >> you know how the saying goes, you can't teach an old dog new tricks. but can you teach one to drive. golden retriever there behind the wheel content to sit and watch the car move. clearly the dog isn't actually driving. but it certainly seems to be enjoying himself. go for a spin, it's nice out. >> think about in five or ten years we'll be going down the freeway, and you'll look over and see a golden retriever behind the wheel of a tesla.
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it's the auto driving program. that's going to happen. >> i know. it's coming. so is the weather. the weekend weather. finally sandhya patel, the weekend is here. >> that's right. it couldn't come sooner. let's look at live doppler 7 hd. we have a few sprinkles around parts of the bay area. but the storm has moved on. and so we are going to be dealing with a dry weekend. if you're traveling up to tahoe, 49 tomorrow afternoon, down in los angeles 74 degrees. monterey 64. bay area, still going to have quite a bit of cloud cover. especially in the northern part of our viewing area. filtered sunshine in the southern part. looking at temperatures that will range from 63 in san francisco, to 70 degrees out towards livermore. now, the temperature trend for the week ahead, san jose, hovering just below average for several days. average high is 72 degrees. but by thursday and friday of next week, you'll be coming back up to where you need to be this time of year. we have chance of rain, but it's not until next wednesday.
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small chance on thursday. a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. the weekend will be dry, but windy for the second half of your weekend. if you're going for a run, might need the wind breaker. the seven-day forecast features slight chance of rain on wednesday. temperatures coming up to normal thursday and friday. >> we're taking the dog out for a drive. >> yeah. >> he's taking us for a drive. rick with the sports. >> you did it. >> i won't take responsibility. i may have jinxed the sharks. >> you did. >> according to the sports producer, scott, who is a huge sharks fan, it's all your fault. >> i apologize. i'm shamed. coming up, we'll hear what steph curry has to say about playing on sunday. the sharks try to beat l.a. and close out their play-off series. >> oh, this is a lock. >> yeah. >> famous last
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coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00, it's been 16
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years since peninsula nurses went on a 50-day strike. tonight we could be days away from another work stoppage. it's prom night for the young patients at a bay area children's hospital. the glitz and glamour from tonight's special event. be sure to join us for abc 7 news at 11:00. this report brought to you by your local toyota dealer. the sharks have a chance to clinch this play-off series. >> it's over. it's over. maybe not. >> yeah. the sharks are trying to close out their play-off series with the kings tonight. let's go out to the staples center for game five. it was all sharks, just over a minute in. onas goes top shelf. makes it 1-0 san jose. later in the period, chris tierney gets his first career
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play-off goal. it makes it 2-0. just like in game four, the sharks take a 3-0 lead. they had a chance to make it 4-0, but patrick marlow's shot is stopped by quick. the kings come roaring back. jeff carter gets it by martin jones. that cuts the lead to 1. clifford hits the post. but the rebound. early in the third, the sharks have retaken the lead. they lead 4-3. if you're among those who thought james harden pushed off before making his game-winning shot last night, you were correct. today the nba said the officials blew it and harden should have been called for an offensive foul. this negating his game-winning basket. it's too late now. the rockets take game three 97-96. the good news is, steph curry worked out today. and ended up here. he will be ready to play in game four on sunday. >> i think i can play through a little bit of discomfort.
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and whatnot. especially in a play-off kind of situation. if there is any ounce of instability, or doubt, to be on the more cautious side. stick to the process. hope sunday i can get as close to 100% as possible. >> you can watch game four this sunday at 12:30 right here on abc 7. larry will be in the city. by the way, don't say the series is over yet. please. mike schuman will be live in houston with post-game reaction. the giants are hosting the marlins tonight. san francisco trying to snap a five-game losing streak. barry bonds who's now the marlins batting coach got a nice ovation from the sellout crowd. the giants offense struck first. brandon belt singled off cossart
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to make it 2-0 in the first. bases loaded, crawford rounds into what should be an inning-ending double play. buster posey scores and it's 3-0. don mattingly did not stick around for long. he gets ejected for arguing balls and strikes. an rbi single in the fifth, now in the seventh the giants lead 8-1. the a's had their ace sunny graham on the mound tonight. josh donaldson goes down swinging. in the second, chris gave oakland a 4-0 lead with a three-run blast deep to left center. his second home run in as many days. the a's tacked on two more runs in the fifth. coco crisp doubles. the blue jays rally in the eighth. bases loaded.
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kevin scores off doolittle. a one-run game. but oakland comes back in the ninth with two of their own. chris davis with a clutch two-out hit. 8-5 was the final. the a's have now won six straight and are 7-0 on the road for the season. all pro quarterback josh norman has signed a five-year $75 million contract with the redskins, with $50 million of that guaranteed. carolina had put the franchise tag on norman, but took it off to give themselves more salary cap flexibility. with eight picks in next week's nfl draft, the raiders hope to go to the last season 7-9 record. oakland will choose 14th in the first round. most of the mock drafts have them taking either a linebacker or defensive back. >> we've accomplished a lot in terms of the work we've done. and we know there's a huge mountain of work in front of us. so continuing to put in the work. continuing to select good players, coach them up. become a good team. and there's no short cut to that. it takes a lot of effort.
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>> and the 49ers will take seventh in the first round. this abc 7 sports report has been brought to you by toyota. the sharks are still leading 4-3, with about 13 minutes left to go. >> wow. >> don't say anything. >> stop right there. >> who said it was me? >> it's never over until it's over. >> exactly. thank you, rick. thanks for joining us. >> am i allowed to speak? >> yes. >> i can finish the program. abc 7 news continues online, facebook, and all your local devices. see you at 11:00 over on channel 7. four more seconds until it's over.
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