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man on being create and i have took him to jail. the man was then charged for having drugs. again, the police said we appreciate it, but it doesn't work. >> san francisco opera heads back to at&t ballpark. we're live with one of the stars of the stage. ♪[music] >> all right. one of the better starts to a song. so why not cue it up for this 9:00 hour. speaking of zz top, taking a live look. you're kind of looking at the top of the two towers on top of the golden gate bridge. >> a little fog, mike. >> a little fog. 20 years ago on this day we
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said hello to the iphone. >> people made billions because of the iphone. >> think of the apps. >> no longer have the pieces of paper with numbers on them. >> your favorite thing. >> being able to take notes on it. you would write it down and put it in your wallet. >> i think it is the phone for me. it was a hassle carrying it around but you can capture so many images so quickly. especially since i've had children. when the iphone came out, i didn't have children. we will talk more about the iphone ten years later. tom will be joining us in a little bit. we saw the fog, sal. >> we did. i'm looking at if the fog will impede drivers on the long holiday weekend coming up. steve, you don't think that will be a major factor. >> tomorrow, it could be. >> okay. >> that's a good question and a good point. some of that fog is getting
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lower. tomorrow, which looks to be one of the warmest days away from the coast. some of the fog could be right down on the deck on the golden gate bridge and other areas as well. we will be here to talk about it. 60s, 70s and 80s. there will be some near antioch and brentwood that are warmer. i'm splitting the difference. if you're far enough inland, add a few. if you're far enough not take away a few degrees. warm air aloft is building in. it sends the fog down, down, down. it is a shallow marine layer or fog bank. at the airport, that's where they should be on the high side. san francisco 65. livermore should be 87. going 85. san jose 79. east san jose will be 82, 83. plenty of fog there but it is retreating in some areas. 50s to low 70s. 57 in napa. san jose 61. most locations are running a little cooler than 24 hours
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ago. not a lot. just a little bit. overall we have a breeze in place. it will be a nice day. seasonal averages for some. the ridge to the left, you see the signature building in will give you a warmer pattern today and tomorrow. as we go into the holiday weekend, tomorrow could see morning thick fog and a little warmer on friday. cooler on the weekend. it looks nice. no extreme one way or the other. >> with the 80s, we're hitting the fair this weekend. you have a special interview about the fair. >> yes. the gentleman who announces the horse races. we will talk to him about how hard that is to be good. >> it is. >> thank you, steve. see you soon. new information this morning about the deadly shooting at the ups distribution center in san francisco a couple weeks ago. investigators are trying to figure out how the shooter got inside of the building with two guns and a box of ammunition.
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he set off the buzzer but was still allowed in. investigators say he shot and killed three coworkers and wounded two officers before taking his own life. the palo alto school board made revisions to policies last night to better protect students from harassment and clarify the criteria for reporting crimes. as jessie gary reports, this follows two sexual assaults brought to light by 2 investigates reports. >> reporter: the goal of protecting students from real world dangers moved online. the palo alto unified school district launched its new complaint procedures reporting form. >> this was part of the resolution agreement. we had help from our attorneys and we're happy to see this up and running. >> reporter: within the online form, there's a subsection tab for title 9 complaints involving sexual assaults. victims can file a complaint anonymously that initiated a title 9 investigation.
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district lawyers are also with tweaking, strength especiallying -- strengthening language covering sexual harassment and nondiscrimination. the district is taking these steps as part of the resolution agreement with the department of education office of civil rights commonly referred to as ocr. >> these are difficult and complicated issues that are not 100% clear in a dear colleague letter or the education code. so we are looking forward to your input and your perspective for you and your constituents about how to go about making the clear policies and paths for these types of situations. >> just three months ago, the ocr completed a four-year investigation that found that pausd failed to take appropriate steps in a prompt manner in a case of alleged sexual assault. in may, our series of 2
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investigates reports detailed how a student athlete was convicted in juvenile court of having oral sex with a minor in a school bathroom last october. but the district did not initiate a title 9 investigation as required by law. patients say a line of trust has been broken. we want our child to be in say safe environment to learn. >> reporter: despite obvious lapses in judgment, district officials believe they are on a path to create an environment that students feel comfortable to come forward. some parents are skeptical. >> this is another opportunity for noncompliance. >> reporter: next month one of the law firms investigating the handling of sexual assaults
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will give an oral report to the board members. they hope to gain approval for the recommended policy changes so that staff training can begin august 1st. on assignment in palo alto, i'm jessie gary, ktvu fox 2 news. senate majority leader mcconnell is telling republicans that they may have to reach across the aisle to democrats if they can't come to a conclusion on the health care bill. mcconnell wants a revised bill by tomorrow or republicans will have to work with democrats. >> if we don't reach an agreement by friday, it is probably the end of a sole party resolution for health care. we have to work with democrats to find something better. >> chuck assume certificate already challenging the president to invite all 100 senators to come together to
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address the issue. >> let's turn over a new leaf. let's start over. . let's abandon more tax breaks for the rich. let's abandon cuts to medicaid and discuss what the american teem are really concerned about, premiums, deductibles, the cost and quality of health care. >> according to a poll released yesterday, nearly two in three americans don't like the way that president trump has handled health care reform. just 16% of the people polled support the gop plan. let's move to the north bay. today is the first chance for people to ride the north bay's newest transit system. they are offering free rides this morning. alex savidge is live where the first train already left. right, alex? >> reporter: the first train left the station just about an hour ago. sal, good morning to you. it has been a long time coming. it was back in 2008 when voters in the area approved a sales
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tax increase to fund the smart train and earlier this morning the first train carrying members of the public left the station. there you see it, the first smart train arrived at the station at a quarter to 8:00 this morning. roughly 150 passengers got on board. the smart train is offering free rides today between ronard park and the civic center. the smart train line runs nearly 50 miles between the sonoma county airport and the downtown transit center. for one of the first people to ride the train today, this was an emotional trip because he told us his father used to ride this same aim line back in -- rail lines back in the 1930s. >> he and his brothers took these tracks and went to san
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francisco to fight in the navy. only three came back. >> wow. >> it is kind of cool in that perspective. >> reporter: now, the smart train is still waiting for the green light from the federal government to begin full fledged commuter fare service. that should help by labor day according to a spokesperson for smart train. in the meantime, passengers can test out the new trains for free or at a reduced coast. now, the low emission top trains can hit a top speed of 79 miles per hour. the expectation is that the trains will help to alleviate some of the bad congestion that a lot of drivers experience traveling along highway 101 between sonoma and ra minute counties. the first train left the station at 8:00 this morning. a lot of excited passengers on board. the next train comes in at 10:00 this morning headed
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southbound from the park. >> i'm a train geek myself, alex. thank you very much. california will stop suspending driver's licenses because of unpaid traffic tickets. they suspended the licenses of half a million of people in march because of unpaid tickets. governor brown says it hurts low income people because without a license they could lose their job or cannot drive to a job interview. coming up next on mornings on 2 the 9, happy 10th birthday to of the. >> the-- to the iphone. tom will talk to us live about how it changed the way that we communicate. ice. and... who's there? hey. a boy? oh, on the bed? you never told your dad and i about any... wait, what's going on now? move the flag.
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and... who's there? hey. a boy? oh, on the bed? you never told your dad and i about any... wait, what's going on now? move the flag. >> ten years ago today the first iphone was released in stores available to purchase. i want to show you something. here i have the second version because i couldn't find the first one.
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notice the cracked screen there. that is a 3g. then it is the iphone 4 which was faster. about the same size. the iphone 5s, this was a little bit bigger. and a little faster. and this is the latest one. i just got it a few months ago. >> uh-huh. >> this is the iphone 7 plus. notice how much bigger it is. >> put that next to the first one. >> let's take these away. look how much they have grown. that's a big size. so they have grown in size, added features and change the way we communicate. >> the first iphone was introduced at mac world in 2007 by the late steve jobs, co- founder of apple. >> tom was there and here is his report from that day ten years ago. >> thank you for coming. we're going to make some history together today. er today. >> in its iphone apple has achieved true convergence in one package.
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>> three things. a wide screen ipod with touch controls, a revolutionary mobile phone and a break- through internet communications device. >> reporter: device. >> it is a quantum leap in that it delivers the next generation of what i think people want. and i think apple's ability to anticipate over time is really important. >> reporter: the wide screen ipod function delivers high quality downloaded programming on a screen that automatically goes wide screen when you rotate size ways. you pick your programs and music by brushing your finger across the screen. that scrolling touch at its easiest. dial numbers by touch screen, put one call on hold to take another, even conference two calls together with just another touch. but, wait, there's more. an internet interface so good it showed an entired detailed web page. double touch a section and it
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fills the screen for easy viewing. >> it works like magic. >> certainly it sounds like a swiss knife or army knife of electronics. >> cost, $500 or $600 depending on how many movies, songs and shows you want to store on it. >> i think my generation and the older generation won't have a problem spending up to $600 for something like this. >> i think the younger folks will use it more. >> and if you want it, you must sign up with at&t's singular service. >> an incredible look to the device and the technology behind it. the only disappointment, singular service. i don't like singular. there you are. >> ten years later. tom joins us this morning. you heard the ohs when he was talking about it. you were one of them. >> i noticed two things.
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this was break-through technology that was awesome. the other thing is that steve jobs went from being a genius to a god. he changed the world with this device. prior to that, yeah, there were phone that's had some internet capabilities. this was everything. you have to remember, they were already famous and success well the mcintosh computer line. the ipods, they sold 400 million ipods. >> right. >> now he comes out with this thing. blows away the competition. and set off this incredible race now that with the samsungs and the androids and all of the other things set off this incredible thing based off of the first iphone. when you think about how people depend on those things and need those things. >> right. >> it changed the world. >> people are feeing me we got rid of our land -- are tweeting me we got rid of our land line.
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we talked about how many things this replaced. >> it demolished industries. >> yes. the land line telephone. or forced them to change. >> speaking of demolishing industries. remember the pocket cameras that we used to have. >> right. >> who has that anymore. we just have this. >> they did a great job as sal -- you know, sal introduced in the segment is wanting another one and getting more. they sold 50 million phones in the first quarter of this year. >> when the new phone comes out this fall, the 8 series the iphone, there is probably 100, 200 million of these phones already baked into the cake already. android had huge success because people were tied to the perform c. it is a single stand alone device. >> what about that first -- that first phone did not have an app store, right. >> no. >> think about the people who made millions because of the
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phone. >> i got numbers. the app store actually came in 2008. currently there are 1 million apps that you can purchase on the app store. they have been downloaded 130 million times. and the people who developed the apps have made $70 billion. >> $70 billion. >> my iphone which i just cleaned out still has 91 apps on it. >> this is the 7 plus which is the latest one. what do you think the next one will have? you said they're going to sell them no matter what. >> right. it will have more refinements. the camera will be better. all of this will be a refinement. will it be a revolution. no. it will be evolution. but a substantial evolution. you will look at it and say these guys still have their match e the trouble is -- these
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macho. the trouble is that they easily stand to sell a quarter billion new iphones. that is the coin of the realm so to speak. >> on the birth of the iphone, we have been asking our viewers the question of the day which is following the introduction of the iphone ten years ago, how long did it take you to get an iphone. i was among one of the first. never had an iphone. yet after my blackberry, i love my samsung android devices. >> sarah sammy says i got my first one in august 2014 because i needed it for a job i still have and use that one. >> and logan says not until early 2011. but i did go to mac world to look at the first one. did you get the first phone. >> i did. i remember that mac world.
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it was electrifying. there was one iphone on display in a bell jar. >> it was like -- >> was it smaller? >> they still make small ones. >> okay. >> a lot of people prefer the bigger ones because the screen is easier to read. as you get older, you need the bigger screen. >> i love the sound byte, people in their 20s and 30s. >> yeah. >> i know people in every age group. >> you see 830-year-olds running around with a smart phone. >> i still have the original iphone and it works along with all of the others. so talk about loyalty. that is one viewer who is locked right in. what a story. >> yeah. thank you, tom. >> appreciate it. coming up next, the fourth of july just days away. the message about fireworks and traffic safety. as you get ready to celebrate.
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>> after the gains we saw yesterday on the stock market, take a look at the red. the dow jones down by 145 points. sliding about three quarter of one percent. the s&p is also taking a dive down one full percent. the california highway patrol expects a record number of california drivers to be on the roads during the fourth of july weekend. as usual the chp will be out in force looking for drunk drivers. the holiday weekend was three days last year. more than 1100dui arrests this year the holiday weekend runs from friday to tuesday night. the chp expecting more parties than last year. this weekend, officers will be focusing on speeding drivers. they will be using liedar to help catch them. >> we use these to shoot laser beams at your car to see how
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fast you're going. i can see you and i have plenty of time to slow down before i see the cop. the problem is by the time that you saw us, we have shot the laser beam and we know how fast you're going. >> word to the wise. the chp reminds everybody in the car to wear a seat belt. last year 35 people died unfortunately in crashes over the fourth of july weekend. the safe and sane fireworks stands are open. most bay area cities have banned fireworks. dublin is one of the cities where they are legal. dublin has designated areas where fireworks can be set off on the fourth of july. >> nothing that launches. es. nothing that explodes. that explodes. these are all considered safe and sane. so yes, if you touch them, they will burn you. nothing that could cause fires. ould cause fires. >> and you have to be at least 18 years old to buy the fireworks. other bay areas where safe and sane fireworks are legal, pacifica, san bruno, newark and
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union city. >> they call themselves safe and sane but fire leaders do not like to differentiate between safe and sane and illegal ones. we talked to captain george lange of the fire protection district about the risks. >> it is clear that all fireworks are dangerous. all fireworks burn quickly or have explosive elements. they can cause serious injury and have numerous fires associated with their use. they can land on structures and grassy fields. >> he says that fireworks can stretch out fire crews and tie up valuable resources. they also put the general public and firefighters in danger. he encourages everyone to celebrate by visiting locally sponsored and licensed fireworks shows instead. from the beach to the snow, this fourth of july, many are turning in their wakeboards for snowboards, believe it or not.
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squaw valley will be open this weekend and through the fourth of july. earlier this week the resort says it has tons of snow on the mountain there. they will offer daily skiing from 8:30 in the morning until 2:00 in the afternoon. the resort will also have three days of music and festivals, including fireworks. we posted a list of fourth of july events across the bay area. coming up next, president trump's travel ban goes into effect today. what we're learning about thousand it is being rolled out at airports across the nation. and after 44 years, bay area radio hall of fame legend steven seaway is leaving the airways. i will talk to him about his impressive career coming up.
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♪ seed to the oat to the o, to the bowl to the spo♪n ♪ bowl to the spoon, to the mouth of the boy in the room ♪ room for that goodness... inside him to bloom ♪ ♪ good goes around... and around... and around ♪ ♪ seed to the oat to the o, on the first day of school ♪ ♪ schoolin' your sister on why...and just how to be cool ♪ cool if she hangs, you can show her what's go♪d ♪ good goes around...and around...and around ♪ ♪ good goes around and around ♪
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♪[music] ♪ video killed the radio star
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♪ ♪ >> check this out before i decide it pull it off the screen. a long time ago i was a radio d.j. at live 105. >> a classic picture, sal. >> i spent ten years in the booth before making the move to television news. tomorrow a man who has spent 44 years gracing the airways in the bay area is signing off for the last time. steven seaweed joins me live. >> thank you, gasia. >> he is from the station he has called home for so many years. steven seaweed. i have to tell you something about me and you. you don't know this. i would listen to you when you used to do that double shot lunch. my colleague mike did too. >> oh, my gosh. >> double shot lunch. >> that makes you an old timer. >> unfortunately i am an old timer. it is one of those things where i don't know what i'm going to do without having that familiar voice. i think you're walking away at
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the top of your game. >> and besides, sal, i have to clean out the garage sometime. i have a three car garage. i can't park any cars in it. >> i get that totally man. what does it feel like to know that so many people in the bay area have -- well, grown-up listening to you or had you as part of their life. >> frankly it is kind of overwhelming, sal. i had no idea. just the outpouring of love of the listeners has been special. that has always been the most important part of the job to me was, you know, being with the listeners and doing things with them. we used to have a thing we called a free food friday hot lunch where it was all request and we had a live studio audience and i fed them. that was the best time ever. >> you had a feature where you would call the boss for someone and, you know, say they're out listening to me at lunchtime or something like that. but i want to ask you now about
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your earlier days at ksan and some of the other positions. you have been at the bone for a while. >> yeah. >> talk about the days that radio was the king, especially here in the bay area. >> the crazy thing is the bone actually is ksan. and i have worked at this station under four different formats, sal. starting with the original ksan. the jibe 95 and then i actually stayed on until the very end, knowing that i would get fired. i did two country shifts for ksan country. and then later on i came back to ksan107.7 which was a lot like the bone but less ac/dc metallica. they morphed into the bone. i have been here ever since, 17 years. >> it was somewhat
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controversial. you called yourself the weed man. back in the '80sand '90s, that was pushing it to the edge. now everyone knows you as the weed man. talk about that nickname that has stuck with you. >> actually i never called myself that, sal. when i started at krqr, michael knight was doing mornings. the first day i went on the air, peter came up with, hey, weed man. so he gave me the name. the thing about it is you are not allowed to pick your own nickname. further more you're not allowed to use it yourself. everybody else calls me that. i'm just steven seaweed. >> we're going to miss you on the radio. one last quick question. do you have any big bashes planned. >> yeah. >> all right. good. you're going to go on partying like i thought you would. steven seaweed. >> actually. >> yes, sir. >> no. that's it. yeah. i have to clean out the garage. that's the first thing. >> thank you for joining us. great having you on the air for
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all of these years. >> thanks. >> later today, the trump administration begins enforcing the president's partial travel ban. it is a modified version of the executive order for six majority muslim nations. advocates and attorneys are at the airport, monitoring how the plan will be implemented. christien kafton. >> reporter: right. you can see the attorneys here right now. you can see the sign. they're offering free legal service to those coming in today as the ban goes into effect. they are hoping to hear from travelers who were detained or held up by customs. the supreme court decision allowing parts of the ban to go ahead raises more questions than answers. >> like we saw last time, there was mass confusion throughout the community about how the ban would be implemented. the supreme court's decision on monday only added to that confusion. there are many terms not defined. that will create chaos at the airports. >> reporter: sfo was at the
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center of a series of vocal protests against the previous ban back in january. now the trump administration has given itself until 5:00 tonight pacific standard time for the ban to begin. the six majority muslim nations are syria, libya, iran and yemen. the state department now says refugees who have already been vetted, approved and scheduled to fly to the u.s. through july 6th will be allowed in. the administration also clarified who qualifies as a family member for the purposes of the executive order, allowing people from the six countries to apply for a visa. they include parents, spouses, siblings, children, adult sons and daughters or sons and daughters in law. grand patients, aunts, uncles and fiances are not considered close relationships. travelers we spoke with this morning are skeptical that the ban will actually make us
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safer. >> i thought that the status quo on travel was fine before. i didn't see any need for any restrictions. i haven't seen any evidence that what he is proposing will help us security-wise. i think we're fine. >> reporter: so we are still monitoring developments here at the airport. a spokesperson for sfo says procedures are in place for any free speech activities that may take place later on today. in the meantime we will monitor the attorneys here monitoring as this new travel ban begins to roll out later on this afternoon. >> thank you, christien kafton. separate from the travel ban, the administration is implementing a new set of rules for commercial flights coming into the united states. the homeland security department cites the ongoing effort by terrorists to hit airplanes. it will affect about 280 airports in more than a hundred countries. there will be enhanced
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screening of passengers and mobile devices including laptops. >> terrorists want to bring down aircraft which undermines our way of life. and it works. which is why they still see aviation as the crown jewel target in their world. >> the new rules come as the government and american airlines begin to test a three dimensional screener at sky harbor in phoenix. it has a spinning x-ray camera that gives them a better look inside of bags. jetblue is testing facial recognition technology on flights headed to aruba. these snapshots are cross checked with photos on file with customers and border protection. is it too early to talk about whether or not in san francisco we will be able to see the fourth of july fireworks? >> you can ask me, sal. i think there might be colorful clouds.
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>> i get it. >> yes. good afternoon. good morning. this is the track announcement. he calls the race. if you say i have the 4 and he says here comes -- this is not an easy gig. how did you get involved in this. >> frank gave me an opportunity to come see him call races in southern california. and i got a chance in ferndale. >> for those who don't know, ferb dale is in humboldt county. >> yes. >> i got excited and got good text messages and the rest is history. >> your first was what. >> a 220 yard mule race. >> that is tough. >> there are famous mules. >> yes. we have one good one running on saturday. >> okay. at the alameda county fair. you grew up in southern california. did you have racing in your blood. >> all the time. my dad would take me, a quick 20-minute drive up to hollywood
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park. watch the races. have a good time. i was too young to bet. then when you get older, you can put wagers in. >> there are a few legends here. where would you like to go with this? where is the ideal situation technically for you. >> i would love to call racing year round. that is the main goal for me. i have a great gig during the summer. doing the california fairs is fantastic. i would like to call in the winter whether it takes me to kentucky or florida or here in california. i would like to do it all. >> it's like filling up a bathtub and you drain it and start all over. how do you remember the horses? colors. >> colors is the key. i have -- i have the markers that i set up. >> right. >> i've got some red blue white, green, everything. i color my program. i built a device that i have the program right there in
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front of me. i will look through the binoculars. it is about 20 minutes to memorize the names. it is getting a little easier my third year. >> all right. do you have a signature call or are you still working on it. >> i'm still working on it. i don't want to copy anybody. i want it to be organic. it will come. maybe if people come to the fair they can give me ideas. >> if you hear the races that this man is calling -- where are you going. >> sacramento after pleasanton and then back for ferndale and then we will be back for the meeting in pleasanton. >> you're going one coast to the other coast. >> yeah. we will see if that pans out and works out. as long as i have the opportunity, i'll be there. >> finally, anything to look forward to for the racing this weekend? is there any stakes race going on. >> we have one on saturday. great racing. it won't be today. racing resumes tomorrow. then we race through july 4th.
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on saturday we have the sabre and wine festival. >> that sounds like trouble. >> it is a great time where you can wager and try great wines. >> he is the man who calls the races. i have always wanted to do it. >> you have to come up to the booth. >> i know. it is a lot harder than it looks. the ideal race would be five horses going about a mile. if you get 10 or 12, it is tough to remember. >> i could help you out. >> track announcer at the alameda county fair in pleasanton. >> i will be there this weekend. thank you, steve. coming up on mornings on 2 the 9 -- ♪[music] san francisco opera returns to the ballpark. up next, how you can sing along and what it takes to sound this good. ♪[music]
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>> welcome back to the 9. tomorrow night is one of my favorite events of the year. san francisco opera is martnerring with the giants for a night of free opera at the ballpark. tomorrow you're going to see it. even if you've never been to the opera, i know you recognize the music from it. you can sing along thanks to a partnership with the sing karaoke act. ♪[music] >> oh, opera stars in their street clothes. i watched this for half an hour yesterday. i'm thrilled to be joined this morning by matthew, general director of san francisco opera and tena. you are currently one of the leads. >> yes.
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i'm the duke in this season. >> your first major leading role. you are a product of the san francisco opera. >> yes. it has been a long journey. >> when you're on statementing -- and i'm going to see you  saturday night at the opera house, you're joined by family members. >> yes, my younger brother and my wife. we're all right in the beginning. it is kind of a special moment for us to be singing together on the a list of the house. >> it is rare for anyone to get to where you are, let alone have two of your close relatives on the stage with you. >> yeah. >> talk about the odds of making it as far as you have made it. >> pretty much next to none. >> right. >> coming from new zealand where opera is not really that big and then trying to compete against the world to be on the stage is -- you know, it is a journey in itself. to be here with my brother and my wife, now that i think of it, it is quite extraordinary.
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i never thought about. anyone can do it. now i'm like oh, man. >> i have tried to do it. i have tried the song that i refer to as lalalalala. i sing it in my kitchen. i don't know the words. you're bringing opera to everyone. this friday it's free for all. >> completely free. it is a great chance to check out the ballpark as well. sit on the field. one of the best nights of the year. it is just an incredible evening in front of 28,000, 30,000 people will be there. >> i was shocked when we went
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to the last simulcast, we had to fight to get a good seat. >> we see a wonder of connection of people who begin at the ballpark and then make the journey into the opera house. i think the ballpark really helps us show that opera really is for everybody. it is an emotional outform where you can connect to humanity. you can see that at the ballpark or on the opera stage. >> i like the romance. i like the long, long decks. i love the music. my first exposer to opera was probably looney toons. but also my dad chose to take my sister and i to the san francisco opera. back then there weren't that many family programs, free performances. do you think that's why many young people have been he reluctant to take that first step into the opera house. >> there is this sense there
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are daunting barriers to opera. but i would encourage people to come to the ballpark and see how approachable opera really is. you just have these moments of bliss when you hear a singer like tena singing in the stratosphere and it touches your heart to the core. >> talk to us about your instrument, your voice. it is early in the day. fast forward me to saturday when you're performing for your final time. do you start the day not talking very much? do you do some exercises. >> literally it starts days before the show. you want to have the lead-up well prepared. you don't want to go into and say i haven't slept. and the day itself you're not trying to do anything extreme. you're trying not to be talking. >> you don't want to waste it. >> yeah. >> talking about bananas. >> right. >> by the time the show comes along, you're focused in on trying to sing. the biggest point is that you
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want to sing. this is a job that i need to do and i need to make sure that my voice is fine. people just want to hear you sing. that's the beauty of opera. it wasn't my first love, oprah. i was doing pop music before. >> right. >> and something magical about it that i just turned this way and i was like people can see the humanized side of it. i encourage people to come to the ballpark. >> the ballpark is a great experience. i'm always stunned, matthew, that there is no voice amplification of the artists. >> not at all. this is the natural voice projecting out. >> i won't ask you -- i won't ask you to give it away from free. i'm going to see you saturday night. i will be at the ballpark. we are reserved and registered. do so by going over to for all of the information that you need about opera at the
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ballpark and san francisco opera in general. you will find it under the web links section on and also on the ktvu mobile app. thank you for joining me from san francisco opera. we will be right back. ight back. ♪[music]
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>> all right. i want to let you know about a big gravel spin in san jose
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blocking a lane and causing a big traffic jam out of downtown san jose. they had to get a sweeper in there. traffic is backed up very slow. if you're in san jose, try to get up to the west valley, use 101 or 85. do not use 280. this morning president trump is being criticized by fellow republicans due to his latest tweets. he takes a swipe at former republican congressman joe scarborough and his fiance and their show on msnbc. he tweeted i heard poorly rated morning joe speaks badly of me. don't watch any more. how come low iq crazy micah along with psycho joe came to mar-a-lago three nights in a row and insisted on joining me. she was bleeding badly from a face lift. i said no. several gop lawmakers have called the tweets undignified and beneath the office of the presidency. paul ryan called the tweets
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inappropriate. some say a sports team can become a second family. that's the case of a former high school soccer team captain diagnosed with als. mendoza says his former teammates and coach are rallying around him since they found out he was diagnosed eight months ago. they held a benefit soccer match to raise money for als research. it kills neurons that controls voluntary muscles and makes it hard to walk, swallow and eventually breathe. their support helps him on the dark days when he feels overwhelmed. >> i wish i could be playing soccer with everyone. it is hard to walk in and out. i can't run or play any type of sport. in college, in the past few months, it was getting hard to take notes in class. >> there is a lot of people with a diagnosis like that that might take a different approach. he didn't. he took a courageous approach to help other people and get the word out. >> mendoza says he does not
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have control over everything in his life but he intends to control what he can. he proposed to his girlfriend three days before finding out he had als and they are getting married in september now that he has graduated from college. >> so much love. total strangers helping out a young man trying to make a living. justin works at a fast food restaurant outside of dallas. he walks three miles every day to and from the restaurant. someone saw him walking along the side of the road. it was 95 degrees outside. he offered him a ride and mentioned the plight on facebook. they began a collection and raised $5,500 in less than two days and used that money to buy a toyota camry, insurance for a year, two years of oil changes and a $500 gas card. >> all right. if you want to see the warriors new championship trophy up close, today is the day to do it. the trophy is going on tour around the bay area. today it will be at a dunk
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contest store in burlingame and san mateo. tomorrow it will be at the warriors team store at oracle. on saturday, the championship trophy will be at the warriors team store in walnut creek and also at the store in the westfield san francisco center on sunday. >> got our championship pendant in the mail. we're going to raise it up in his room. >> go warriors. >> maybe an instagram photo to follow. >> i hope so. >> just because monopoly has a get out of jail for free card doesn't mean that you can use it in real life. but one man tried. the man was pulled over and they found the monopoly card. he kept it on him just in case. the deputies congratulated him for being creative and hauled him off to jail anyways. he was charged for having drugs on him. all right. video now on the 10-year anniversary of the iphone. there is a woman named stephanie from arkansas and she
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