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now from abc 7 live breaking news. >> that breaking news, the ceo of uber has resigned. "new york times" reports he stepped down following hours of heated discussions among top investors today. he took an indefinite leevl of absence after his mother died in a boating accident. the investors say that wasn't enough. he needed to leave. weeks ago they fired 20 employees after an investigation uncovered a toxic work environment. he says i love uber more than anything in the world and at this difficult moment in my personal life i have decided to step aside to go back to building. wired reports that he will
remain on the board of directors. excessive heat in the accuweather forecast as we look outside, more parts of the bay area are under an urgent new warning tonight. bay area businesses and homeowners are left in the dark as the state warns customers to cut back on electricity use. i'm dan ashley. thanks for joining us. summer started at 9:24 tonight and it's going to feel like it tomorrow. we have team coverage on the continuing swelter. let's start with the hot forecast where you live. >> appropriately so as summer as started. take a look at live doppler 7 right now. we are seeing fog near the coast. the fog with the sea breeze kept you comfortable near the coast. temperatures in the 60s but inland we got up into the upper 90s to low 100s this afternoon. it will get hotter inland.
an excessive heat warning all the way through the east bay valleys. this really is going to be dangerous heat in those areas. heat advisory for all areas in orange for wednesday. here are waying to beat the heat as we deal with the summer heat. he'll heat illnesses are possible. stay hydrated and cool. limit outdoor activity and never, ever leave your children or your pets inside vehicles. exactly how hot is it going to get and how long will the triple digits last? i'll have the answers in a little bit. as the bay area braces for the heat everyone from police to medical professionals are getting ready. we are live tonight in walnut creek. >> reporter: there was a power outage here in this parking lot earlier this morning. you can see the power is back on
but given how much asphalt there is here, things got pretty hot, pretty toasty. this heat alarm system lets the sheriff's deputy know the temperature in the back of his canine patrol car. >> once the back gets to 90 degrees it sets the sensor off and the alarms and windows and fans. >> reporter: it is alerting their smartphones too. sometimes he may need to step away from the car without his canine officers. >> sometimes we go into houses and around kids. >> the public needs to know if we are going through all these checks and balances to keep our dogs safe that you cannot leave your dog in a car even with the windows cracked. >> reporter: doctors treated a few patients today for heat related illnesses. >> most people don't think it's going to happen to emthis. people are going out and hiking
in 100 degree weather. >> reporter: he says avoid physical activity during the hottest time of the day. >> i stayed indoors and went to the library. i think it is cooling down a little bit. >> he won't get in the pool. >> reporter: but this canine officer will practice bomb sniffing drills in the shade. it's where they plan to spend much of their time this summer. because of the ongoing heat a flex alert is in effect tomorrow. we are all being asked, therefore to conserve electricity from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 in the evening. the strain on the system is causing power outages like this one at a safeway in livermore. and we may likely face more power issues this week. >> we're expecting another rise in temperatures coming this thursday. so we're anticipating basically more power outages. >> at the peak of the problem
almost 11,000 people in the bay area lost electricity today. there are about 390 customers without power around the bay area. now keep in mind you can track the temperatures where you live with the abc 6 news accuweather app free in your phone's app store. download it to be instantly notified with heat alerts and advisories as we go forward. a bicyclist died after being hit by an suv in san francisco. the driver stopped at the scene and talked with police. you can see the bike stuck under the suv. this happened on seilver avenue vigils for the muslim teenager beaten to death over the weekend in a suspected hate crime. the 17-year-old was bludgeoned with a baseball bat on sunday in virginia. and complete strangers thousands
of miles away gathered to honor her memory. we are in the newsroom with the story tonight. >> reporter: more than 100 people attended the vigil which was planned in just 20 hours. no one there personally new the woman, everyone could relate in some way and everyone was moved by her murder. >> just close your eyes and think about nabra. >> in a moment of silence, tears and sadness filled the plaza. they were here to remember nabra hassanen. >> it looks just like one of my sisters. >> reporter: she was walking back to her mosque on sunday when investigators say darwin martinez torres, an undocumented immigrant from el salvador beat her with a bat and threw her in a pond. >> why he kill my daughter? >> reporter: the outrage has
prompted many to hold vigils in major cities all over the count tonight. fear is a catalyst behind the effort. >> when you walk out the door you could get attacked. you never know. whether every you are, whether virginia or california or sf. it doesn't matter. >> it makes you think about who else can go through something like that. >> reporter: police are calling hassanen's murder a road rage incident. those here hope their thoughts and prayers will help. in san francisco, lisa amin gulezian. abc 7 news. let's move on. democrat made a dent but could not breakthrough to take a house seat. karen handel beat jon ossoff.
it was the most expensive house race ever. we are live in atlanta with reaction. >> reporter: dan, it was a nail biter of a night here in georgia but it was republican candidate karen handel who came out on top. a historic night for republican karen handel. >> a special thanks to the president of the united states of america. >> reporter: defeating democrat jon ossoff and securing her party's nearly 40-year stronghold. >> this is not the outcome any of us were hoping for. but -- this is the beginning of something much bigger than us. >> reporter: many calling it a referendum on the president's policies. and it seems his high-profile help paid off. the candidates spending a
historic $50 million on campaigns. >> now jon ossoff and his allies -- >> attack ads rampant. >> she cut off funding for planned parenthood -- >> reporter: gaining national attention. a bellweather for the 2018 elections. >> in atlanta, georgia, abc 7 news. we have new details tonight about google's plan to build a tech and transit hub in downtown san jose. the city council agreed to foer negotiations with google. google wants to build 6 to 8 million square feet of office space. and residents are expressing
concern about the impact on housing in the area. coming up on abc 7 news at 11:00, dash cam video showing the seconds leading up to an officer's deadly gunfire. get ready for the summer sizzle. sandhya patel is back with the hour-by-hour-forecast for you. a bay area family desperate to find their farm animal turned household pets. and the big name draw bringing out this loyal warriors fans. we'll have that story. all of that is ahead. first here's a look at what is coming up on jimmy kimmel live. >> thanks, dan. here's what we decided to do tonight. >> my son is on, we lost that one but i struck out casey
the shooting death of philando castillo. >> his demeanor is calm up until the moment of the shooting. the jury saw this video during the officer's trial and the officer was acquitted on friday. did you try to get through to san jose city hall and couldn't. the city says there has been intermittent interruptions. the city is working with its service provider, that's verizon, to resolve this issue and is not sure when it's going to be fixed. >> i'm sure it's frustrating for customers to call and get a busy signal. we posted to our website and tweeted so people know there is another way to reach us. >> emergency lines and san jose's call center are working fine. verizon says it is trying to resolve the problem as quickly
as possible. new here at 11:00, a case of grand theft pig. the stolen item, a 100 pound pet pig. >> we got her when she was 2 months old. >> reporter: genie raised that pig into a beloved pet named pig pig and she is missing. >> my husband noticed her kennel was missing. we cleaned it and it was in the front yard and our security cameras were also missing. that's when the alarms went off saying that someone took her. >> reporter: pig pig vanished on sunday. they can't imagine who would take her or why and they are worried especially given wave. >> i don't know if she is getting the proper care. she requires a lot of water and getting a mud bath. >> reporter: genie filed a police report and her husband
posted on facebook and they are putting up fliers around town. whatever it takes to get back their pet. they are offering a reward of $500 for the safe return of their pig, no questions asked. >> we'll keep track of that story. let's turn back to the top story which is the brutal heat. sandhya patel is tracking the forecast. summer has officially arrived a couple hours ago and felt like it for days. >> this heat wave has continued and will continue for a couple more days. i want to show you walnut creek's temperatures. tomorrow afternoon, 101 degrees. thursday, even hotter at 103. and after those two days, notice the temperatures slide especially as we head into the weekend and early next week. the heat wave will break but it has been going on for days. as you know we have had triple digits for a while now. here's a live look as we look at
the financial district there. skies are clear over head but not everywhere. we have fog in parkway reyes right now. and we have some right along the san francisco and san matteo coastlines. most of you have a nice breeze coming through, quite comfortable, 50s, 60s, inland in the 70s and 80s. here's a live look at emeryville. beautiful looking across the bay. fog near the coast. temperatures rising the next two days. intense heat on thursday and records are possible on that day. temperatures first thing in the morning from the low 50s to the mid-60s. the fog will be around. it is dropping the visibility. it might be misty and drizzly. inland areas starting out clear and with the mild temperatures you know in the afternoon it's going the get warmer. 93 in the south bay in san jose. upper 90s on the peninsula.
from the mid-80s to low 90s in red wood city. daly city, 67. in the north bay, triple digits in santa rosa. 92 san rafael. in the east bay, a warmer day but not uncomfortable. inland areas this is where it's going be cooking again. the sweltering heat will make it uncomfortable for -- if you are out and about. 104 in antioch. 101 in walnut creek. live look from santa cruz this may be the place to go to escape the heat. most of you in the 60s. 76 in santa cruz. extreme uv index. on thursday an excessive heat warning not just covering the inland east bay tomorrow but the same area on thursday. and then also including parts of the north bay hills. we have a heat advisory that will expand to cover parts of
the bay shoreline as well. the coast is the only exception here on thursday. the dangerous heat could cause heat-related illnesses. temperatures will be around 104 to 105, 106. coastside will keep you in the comfort zone. it is going to be sizzling. appropriately so as summer arrived tonight. it's the first full day of summer tomorrow. 104 wednesday to 106 thursday. the heat eases friday and we'll have a nice wide range of temperatures for the upcoming pride celebration. temperatures in the low 60s to low 90s. next week binto the 80s. download the accuweather app. >> great to see a
abc 7 news was in daly city as dubs fans lined up at 5:00 in the morning to see shaun livingston. the 6'9" point guard was signing autographs for fans tonight. >> i'm going to have him sign this warriors foam glove. >> i want him to sign my shirt. i got this from the parade. >> the christmas jersey from 2015 where he had his highest scoring point from that year. >> everyone in line said it was well worth the wait. stay here with us, larry beil i
abc 7 sorts brought to you by river rok casino. >> sometimes a little help goes a long way. the braves gave the giants plenty of help. can't do anything to help the braves there on that error on a routine grounder by hunter pence. belt with a grounder to second. they can't turn the double play. you know what's coming next, don't you? see you later. a three-run go ahead home run. the giants take a 3-2 lead. it's 4-2 giants. the grounder to first. the giants snap their seven-game losing streak. 6-3 is the final. austin beck gets to check out the digs at the coliseum.
former first round pick sonny gray the subject of many trade rumors struggling allows a two-run single to cap a five-run first. 5-2 astros in the fourth. josh reddick can't come up with it. the a's would score on the next batter and the a's within a run in the eighth. bases loaded. he delivers a two-run single and the astros win it 8-4. why would anyone want to leave the warriors. yesterday a report claimed andre iguodala would consider offers from other teams but the timing wasn't great as durant's camp stated they would keep less to keep iguodala in oakland. this morning he tried to clear the air. >> the bay has been special to me. you always want that to -- you always have your perfect situation. and you hope that gets done.
i'm going to let my people do they job and i want everybody to be respectful of that and i get emotional about it because i've been getting hit up crazy. i'm lost at times. what was i supposedly said. i just had a newborn so i been at home. >> everybody calm down he's just playing the game. the champs don't have a pick in thursday's draft. last year the dubs bought their way into the draft sending $2 million to milwaukee in order to take patrick mccall. the warriors are the team to beat in the nba but their brass is always looking for a way to improve the roster. >> every year, some players fall in the draft and so what we try and do is make a list of players if they were to fall or wherever we think we can buy a pick should the players be available we would attempt to do it. it doesn't we're going to get what we want. but that is the