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>> announcer: live where you live, this is abc 7 news. ♪ in the name of love u 2 broke the rules. beyonce did too. tonight the fight to let the show go on past curfew for performers at levi's stadium. good evening. i'm dan ashley. ama daetz is on maternity leave. tonight the fight involving music, money, and neighbors living near levi's stadium. coldplay is just days away from a concert at levi's stadium, and the santa clara city council still can't decide if it will extend the kurify by an hour to 11:00 p.m. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo is reporting live at tonight's city council meeting. katie. >> reporter: dan, it was just minutes ago that the city
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council voted to move forward with plans for community outreach for the people who live around levi's stadium, but as of tonight no change to that 10:00 weeknight curfew. >> he has a right to his comments. that's fine. >> reporter: raised voices, even some hissing from the audience, and that was just over a'll matter. with the ed sheeran concert scheduled for next year already canceled, it got heated over the curfew at levi's stadium. >> one concert can pay for i don't know, three, four, five police officers, new officers. same for firefighters. >> maybe it won't have that much impact if we did an ed sheeran concert on the weekend. >> the vice president of stadium operations called it politics. he said the ed sheeran concert could have generated $600,000 to $800,000 and more losses are coming. >> there are three or four other shows that we're trying to book for next year that are in the hopper that could fall on a weekday.
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if this doesn't pass at any time you can kiss those good-bye too. >> reporter: now, levi's has previously asked the council for maybe an exception to the curfew, just a few predetermined times a year, but the council has desnide that request, and as dan mentioned u2 and beyonce broke curfew this year. live in santa clara, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. >> thanks so much. firefighters are on watch tonight for hot spots in the oakland hills after flames burned dangerously close to dozens of homes. people had to evacuate near the former leona quarry. abc 7 news reporter cornel bernard is live in oakland with details on this tonight. kornl? >> reporter: dan, with more red flag conditions on top for tomorrow oakland firefighters could be on scene for the next 24 hours looking for hot spots after a scary day. this is what a full-scale firefight looks like. this oakland hills blaze was attacked from all sides, from the air and the ground.
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about 100 homeowners living in this former rock quarry were told to get out. >> i just grabbed my passport. that's it. and my keys. >> reporter: but others grabbed their cell phones, capturing the raging wildfire just feet away from their back doors. >> very scary. we heard lots of bangs and booms, explosions. fire that looked like tornadoes. it was nuts. >> reporter: sky 7 was over the fire. smoke could be seen for miles. with so many people calling 911 the system was momentarily overwhelmed. >> 911 was busy. >> reporter: red flag conditions hot and dry made for the perfect wildfire recipe. >> the fire made its run in the steep terrain, and then for us to be able to chase that fire, i mean, we had to climb in that terrain. >> reporter: other fire crews were stationed on the ridge above, protecting expensive homes off campus drive. this homeowner was grateful. >> thank god today the upper hand for fire department. thank god for that. >> reporter: oakland resident and warriors star klay thompson tweeted "just wanted to say
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thank you to firefighters and first responders working so hard to put this fire out." new homes were under construction near where the fire began but firefighters say a cause is still unknown. in oakland cornell bernard, abc 7 news. weather conditions certainly did not help the fire crews so, we have another warm day ahead of us too. here's abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. sandhya? >> fire danger remains elevated. let's take a look at the conditions near the fire lines right now. it is cooler. relative humidity has come up quite a bit. it's 42%. and the winds have dropped off. which is obviously good news. but the winds are not going to remain low very long. red flag warning for the north and east bay hills until 5:00 tomorrow night because the gusty winds and low humidity are expected again for round 2 tomorrow. winds are already gusting at knoxville creek out of the northeast 22 miles an hour. it's the kind of wind that drives you out and it will only increase as we head towards tomorrow which means more warm fall weather in store. but just in case you are wondering when the cooler air
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will arrive, i am pointing to what live doppler 7 is tracking. there is a storm. i'll be tracking that for you and letting you know if that's going to bring us anything. dan? >> interesting. thanks, sandhya, very much. abc 7 news was in san francisco where the hot weather has prompted city officials to open libraries as cooling centers like this one. during the labor day heat wave three people died from what is believed to be heat-related illnesses. the city is also working with non-profits and elderly services groups to reach out to seniors who might be at risk as the temperatures rise. now, you can track the heat where you live on the abc 7 news accuweather app. just search accuweather in your app store to get forecast updates anytime. new details tonight about a san francisco police officer stabbed at sfo. even after being hurt he took a knife-wielding man down with his bare hands. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: it was here inside terminal 1 near a baggage claim that an sfpd officer located the
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suspicious man. deputy chief denise schmidt says when the officer asked the man if everything was okay he began swinging at the officer with a double-edged knife. >> in case it happened so quickly the officer reacted with the weapons that he had in his hands and those were his hands. >> reporter: taking down the man but getting stabbed in the process. >> unfortunately suffered a stab wound to his left leg. another stab wound to his hand. and some other cuts. but he's doing quite well. >> reporter: hospital officials say he's in good condition. >> the first thing he said to me at the scene when i asked him how he was doing was "well, i've had better days." >> reporter: deputy chief schmidt says the suspect, a man in his 40s, has injuries to his hands and is being medically evaluated in san mateo county. the officer has 23 years of experience and has worked at the ingleside, bayview and tenderloin stations. he started working at the airport in september of 2003. >> i'm just thankful that he was there and he did everything just textbook. >> reporter: she also says the fbi was notified and said there was absolutely no link to
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terrorism. in san francisco melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. a pregnant woman is one of eight people hurt after a truck crashed off a north bay highway and careened into an in-n-out burger parking lot. the driver was heading north on highway 101 in mill valley this afternoon when he just lost control. he crashed through a fence, clipped another truck, then hit a van with six people inside. two people were critically injured. officers say it's a good thing the truck didn't crash an hour later. >> this is a school unloading zone. literally right where he drove through is where these school buses drop off students. so had this been an hour later this could have been much, much worse. >> horrifying really. could have crashed into a whole bunch of kids. officers believe the driver suffered some kind of medical emergency because there are no skid marks which would show an attempt to slow down and control the truck. new at 11:00, a member of california task force 3 out of menlo park continues to help others. carl custin just ended his third
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week in puerto rico where he is assisting in the aftermath of hurricane maria. he was first deployed to the island as part of a fema incident support team for hurricane irma that smashed into florida. he was scheduled to come home, but then maria started gaining strength. custin will remain until reinforcements arrive. he is there to help and wants to stay as long as he can. a free speech showdown in the east bay. coming up. i-team reporter dan noyes shows you a different perspective as a right-wing speaker kept his promise today to appear at uc berkeley. also, its message is clear. why this billboard near the bay bridge is already being pulled after just a day. >> like what is he doing? >> also, a bride is left bewildered when her groom takes off. unexpected turn for a newlywed couple. talk about taking the plunge. we'll have that story. first here's a look at what's coming up on "jimmy kimmel live"
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right after abc 7 news at 11:00. jimmy? >> here's what's u.p. on our show tonight. >> the idea that donald trump would criticize anyone for changing his position is very rich. it's definitely richer than he is. donald trump has more flip-flops who are these people?
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an outspoken populist who was suspended from alabama's supreme court twice has won republican primary for an open alabama senate seat. roy moore easily defeated incumbent senator luther strange, who had the support of president trump. in 2003 justice moore was suspended for refusing to remove the 10 commandments from a courthouse. then again last year for defying federal orders over same-sex marriage. he'll face democrat doug jones for the senate seat this december. well, maybe you noticed this today. drivers on the bay bridge won't have donald trump to look at anymore. the impeach trump billboard has been removed. the company that owns and manages the space, out front media, says it decided to pull the sign after receiving multiple complaints. courage campaign, the grassroots progressive organization that paid for the ad, accused out front of "doing trump's dirty work." the ad was supposed to run
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through sunday. conservative group patriot prayer returned to berkeley this afternoon one month after its founder joey gibson was attacked by antifa members. abc 7 news i-team member dan noyes shadowed him for the day. gibson says he's taking a stand for free speech. >> reporter: a long day. i put this wireless mike on joey gibson and followed him every sten of the way. the real estate investor from oregon and founder of patriot prayer met a handful of supporters at a berkeley motel to plot strategy for the day. >> so we'll keep coming in here until the locals here, the politicians, the citizens get rid of this problem that they have with antifa. >> reporter: just one month ago masked antifa members attacked gibson in berkeley. but today was different. he walked freely onto the cal campus, where officers and demonstrators got shouted down by a few protester pz. >> you hate me but you don't know me. >> retreated to the empathy tent for a brief conversation. >> i don't care about the color
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of your skin. i care about what's on the inside. i am a christian. >> reporter: a few minor skirmishes. gibson's big accomplishment today, no patriot prayer supporters arrested. and among four booked, ivan furlarca, a leader of the left-wing group by any means necessary. the crowd grew as gibson made his way to people's park and other right-wing fes were there. base stick man kyle chapman. >> i'm out here trying to continue in the proud traditions of my ancestors. >> reporter: and self-described transgender patriot amber cummings who organized last month's protest that turned violent in berkeley. this was a different day. >> we're talking right now. so progress is happening. so hopefully we'll get to a point when we can come out here and talk and discuss and be americans and act like americans. >> reporter: some alarming news as gibson left cal. word that antifa found the address of that hotel where he's staying. he says he'll be back on the berkeley campus tomorrow. for the i-team, dan noyes, abc 7 news. listen to this story. he's groom in the right place
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at the right time and not just for his wedding. newlyweds in ontario, canada were getting their wedding photos taken when the groom suddenly took off running and dove into a river. he'd noticed a young boy had fallen in and was struggling to stay above water. >> he was only a little guy. i grabbed him, i just kind of honestly hucked him up. >> that's clay. that's clay to me. it doesn't even surprise me that that happened. >> reporte >> the young boy was not hurt. what a great guy. quick action. all right. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with more on the heat. next couple of days pretty intense. >> not what we're used to, that's for sure. it's going to be yaerm than average by a good 10 to 20 degrees. i want to show you a sunset from our sutro tower camera tonight at 7:00. notice the reddish hues there. that's a cable from sutro tower. you will notice how glorious the sunset was but that was due to the haze and the air quality will continue to suffer tomorrow. spare the air alert issued for
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tomorrow. inland east bay. moderate air quality for the rest of the bay area. i want to show you the temperature trend tomorrow morning. santa rosa you're going to start out at 54 degrees. so pretty good cooling. but notice as we head toward 3:00 p.m. you're up to 94 degrees. a good 40 degrees warmer. quick warming tomorrow afternoon. it is going to be uncomfortable for some of you especially since many of you do not have the ac here in san francisco on the peninsula in the south bay so hang in there. here's a look at live doppler 7 right now and skies are absolutely clear out there. i can't even find any fog. and we're not expecting any until thursday at the soonest. it was a warm day from pretty much the beaches all the way across the bay into the inland valleys. look at these temperatures. 96 degrees in santa rosa today. got up to 91 in san jose. also in oakland. 'll 7 san francisco, 81 half moon bay. obviously the records are pretty high for this time of year. so we did not reach record levels. still hanging on to some of the warmth from earlier in the day. we have some low to upper 70s in
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our inland valleys but seeing some nice cooling right near the coastline here. live look from our emeryville camera. it's a spectacular view as we look toward the bay bridge there. autumn warmth again tomorrow. we're looking at high fire danger, spare the air alert is up for tomorrow and a much cooler pattern begins on friday. speaking of cooler, tomorrow morning it'll actually start out quite comfortable. temperatures in the 50s, 60s, mild to start off your day, and then warm to top it off in the afternoon. in the south bay los gatos 90 degrees, 92 san jose. morgan hill. on the peninsula you're looking at 88 in san mateo, 90 in redwood city. 80 degrees downtown san francisco. well above where you should be for this time of year. 88 daly city. 78 north bay. similar read togz today, low 90s from san rafael to novato, santa rosa and napa in the east bay you'll need plenty of water and also your sunscreen. 90 degrees in oakland, fremont. head inland and at least you have the ac to keep you comfortable in this warm
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weather. temperatures in the low 90s from concord to livermore. i do want to show you hour by hour that system that i teased earlier in the broadcast, that system is actually one computer model wants to bring in the potential for some showers at least into northern california sunday night. possibly a little further south certainly in the sierra nevada. we'll keep an eye on it because the other computer model is not in agreement. you can download the accuweather app and check out temperatures hour by hour minute by minute. it's going to be a warm to hot wednesday upper 70s to mid 90s. cooling begins on thursday. and that'll be mostly felt at the coast with the fog rolling in. sea breeze and fog combine to knock those temperatures down. friday it's going to feel a lot better. low 60s to mid 80s, and we'll hold you close to that as we head into the weekend, dan. >> very good. we're already thinking about the weekend. >> we are. it's only tuesday. >> thanks, sandhya. well, twitter is testing doubling its character limit and doubling its character limit and the response has been kind of
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twitter is allowing certain users to double the character limits for tweets to 280 and twitter users went nuts. model chrissy teigen said "literally my only talent was being able to think of tweets exactly 140 characters long." ellen tweeted that she'll be part of the test and said "i'd like to thank my wonderf." get it? and kermit the frog said "now twitter almost has as many characters as the muppets." so we're going to double the limit. it's a test, but everybody says it's going to be permanent at some point. >> oh, really? for everybody? >> that's what i'm thinking. >> hard enough to come up with 140. >> i'm not sure i want to see that for everybody, dan. in sports the giants have already decided to bring back matt moore next season, but will they get more or less of this?
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good evening. ace catcher bruce maxwell on the cover of the new "sports illustrated" this week along with other bay area stars steph curry, steve kerr, and aaron rodgers. all for their positions on athletes protesting, which has obviously gotten a lot of attention lately. tonight maxwell and his a's playing seattle. final week of the regular season. nothing tastier than a nice set of binoculars at the game. chomp down on those, sparky. marcus siemian. it is gone in a flash. that's a lead-off homer. 1-0 a's. just like that. to the fourth. robinson cano facing daniel
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megdin. the mustached one. jay smolinski makes the catch and crashes into the wall p able to hang on. 2-1 mariners in the sixth. they call him crush. khris davis to xfinity and beyond. look at the effort. he almost went to extra if he would have leaned any farther. danny valencia taking ryan dull deep for a three-run homer and the mariners go on to win this by a score of 6-3. how about the giants in arizona? no binocs on the menu. so junior -- look at the size of that hot dog. almost big as he is. in the second matt moore, david peralta to buster posey. throws home. nick hundley missed the tag on a sliding jake lamb. next batter a.j. pollack. 4-0 arizona. the giants decided they're going to pick up moore's option next year for $9 million. perhaps making that decision a little early. bases loaded and j.d. martinez hits a grand slam. moore gets yanked in the second. allows eight runs and the giants get crushed 11-4.
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some nba news. the cleveland cavaliers just added a 12-time all-star. lebron's banana boat buddy dwyane wade agreed to a buyout of his bulls contract and is expected to sign with cleveland tomorrow. wade won a couple of titles with lebron in miami, one with shaq as well. he's 35 but still averaged 18 points a game last year. he can still play. the hot topic in sports right now, what to do during the national anthem. stanford football coach david shaw says he would not kneel but respects the rights of those who want to. >> i wouldn't kneel. that's just not me. but i love some of those who are. some of those guys are like family to me. and their points are very, very valid. and what they're trying to accomplish is noble. i truly believe that the president is entitled to his opinion and if he wants to vocalize it or put it on twitter i don't have a problem with it. because he's an american also. other people have other opinions. which is great. and at some point we all do our jobs and try to do them to the
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best of our abilities. the raiders didn't let a bad game on sunday night slow them down once they flew back home. yesterday nine players including khalil mack and bruce irvin visited ucsf benioff children's hospital in oakland. they made slime and they played cards and they hung out with patients and staff. the smiles on the faces the kids tell the story. raiders will visit the broncos on sunday. abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. they hope to slime them in denver. >> that would be nice. thanks, larry.


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