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Jul 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
under way half an hour ago, a proposal to block everything every where, to protest the george zimmerman verdict. police say officers will be on hand to make sure demonstrations are peaceful we to avoid a repeat of violence seen after the george zimmerman verdict. anyone caught committing a crime will be arrested. >> south bay officials putting together a backup plan in case the new ambulance company is needed to replace the private ambulance provider and our media partner reports officials brought in rural metro c.e.o. to explain the company's financial distress and they delivered their third warning to the arizona-based company that it is close, very close, to losing its $375 million contract over a series of performance failures. early this month, they missed a $15.5 million bond payment. industry insiders have reported the company has suffered millions in losses and is struggling to pay its bills. >> job seekers in contra costa county are disappointed by a health care call center set up to answer questions of the president's affordable health care act. 7,000 people applied
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Jul 14, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> thank you. george zimmerman is a freeman in florida this morning after a not guilty verdict in the shooting death of trayvon martin. that has sparked protests across the country. we have marcie gonzales live outside the courtroom with the very latest. >> did morning. within minutes of the verdict being read last night, george zimmerman left the courthouse and went into hiding. >> we, the jury, find george zimmerman not guilty. >> george zimmerman is a freeman. >> your gps monitor will be cutoff when you exit the courtroom over here, and you have no further business with the court. >> the 29-year-old in court smiling. acquitted of manslaughter and second degree murder, avoiding the potential of life in prison. >> i think the prosecution of george zimmerman was disgraceful. i am gratified by the jury's verdict. >> the verdict coming after 16 hours of deliberations. seventeen months after zimmerman killed trayvon martin. zimmerman claimed he shot the teen in self-defense. the jury now agreeing the shooting was not a crime. their decision sparking protest, including this one in oak
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Apr 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
murder charge. george zimmerman turned himself in last night in connection with the february shooting of 17-year-old trayvon martin. zimmerman claims it was self-defense. his attorney says he will plead not guilty. the attorney plans to invoke the stand your ground law which gives wide leeway to use deadly force. more coming up in a live report at 5:45. >>> state lawmakers say they intend to make university police departments more accountable in the wake of a report blasting acts of officers against student protesters. the report says the uc davis police used excessive force when they pepper sprayed students who were protesting tuition hikes last fall. the report criticizes administrators for creating the environment that allowed it to happen. recommending a top to bottom review of the police departments. the officers are on paid leave while the incident is being investigated. >>> national weather service says a tornado with wind speeds of 100 miles an hour touched down yesterday afternoon near stockton. a viewer caught this image and sent it to us. the twister destroyed a shed, tipped o
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Sep 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
course, to baby prince george and he completed the final shift as the search-and-rescue pilot after seven years. he and his wife are expected to move to the palace in the next few weeks. >> speaking of kate the duchess reportedly made a stop at mcdonald's and baby george and a nanny stopped at mcdonald's on a road trip to the palace. no word on what they ate. reports are she fed george while there. the nanny is actually the same nanny that raised william when he was little. the couple has been trying to persuade her to come out of retirement and help with baby george. >> the san francisco giants have had dug out stores for years and now 49er fans have a store in the city for the red and gold and this store opened in san francisco. three other 49er retail stories are open in san jose, santa clara and palo alto. fans say it is about time. >> red and gold looks awesome. >> you can find raider stuff around here easy and i don't understand...sorry, raider fans. >> the 49ers will growth you at door and shoppers will fine everything from kaepernick. to jerseys to jackets and hats and there
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Sep 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
choose. that is next. >> also, new trouble for george zimmerman. the threat his wife claims that had her fearing to her life. >> washington cracks down on online puppy sales, with new rules septic system breakdowns affect over 1 million homes a year, and can cost thousands of dollars to repair... thankfully, the powerful dual action formula of rid-x has enzymes to break down waste and time released bacteria to reduce tank build up. rid-x. #1 in septic maintenance. >> good morning, sneerly 600 jobs will be available at a job fair today hosted by the job journal and abc7 news hell -- held at the hotel on market street in san francisco including financial advisor, librarian and software engineer positions with a lot more with a complete list of jobs at abc7news.com. >> in the bay area we are feeling pretty smart this morning, two of our colleges are ranked among the best in the country. us news and world report has named uc berkeley the top public school. here are the numbers: princeton. two, harvard. flee, -- three, yale. bay area schools are sanford at five and cal is the top publ
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Jun 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
george shirakawa jr. >> 20 major league baseball players could face suspensions up to 100 games investigating a miami clinic that sold performance-enhancing drugs including oakland a's pitcher and former giant cabrera. katie marzullo has dailies at 6:00. >> den more wries control volunteers from the bay area are headed to oakland to help in the recovery from several devastating tornadoes the team will join a dozen other bay area red cross workers already on the ground there. >> if you liked yesterday, you will like today, in fact, i appreciate kristen mentioning ground hog day is what we will have. as we look toward the future the heat is on and i give you an update on how hot it will be this week. >> we have a brand new problem that could hatcher your commute to sfo and we will tell you about that but, the bay bridge toll plaza is moving smoothly into san francisco. >> this morning, the super bowl champion ravens will visit president obama at the white house but one of the most important players from the victory over the niners will not be there traded to san francisco in the o
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Sep 8, 2013 5:00am PDT
news, new york. >> there is much more about the crisis in syria coming up on abc's "this week." george stephanopoulos hosts both sides of the debate over the u.s. response. and the benghazi attack. a former state department official comes forward to give george his dramatic account. only on abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos coming up at 8:00. >> the chp is recruiting and will accept applications for its up coming academy. this woman got to experience firsthand some of the grueling training. a special event was held yesterday in sacramento for people interested in learning more about it. this week the chp will open a new application period for new recruits. recruits receive more than 1100 hours of training during the 27 week academy. >> i work for law enforcement agencies and my further was a california highway patrol man so he brought me to the academy on several times growing up and i found their training was topnotch. >> the last enrollment in january drew more than 22,000 people. >>> apple is expected to unavailable its new i-phone on tuesday and analysts say it will be a
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Aug 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
of the traffic is moving well. >> seven things to know. >> prince william and kate taking baby george on the first trip overseas and where they are going. >> big changes to a san francisco icon and a wax museum is shutting itsd comes with youe of gravy or syrup. >>> that's "america's money." i'm diana perez. have a great day, everyone. go ahead of him ne and win fifty thousand dollars. congratulations you are our one millionth customer. nobody likes to miss out. that's why ally treats all their customers the same. whether you're the first or the millionth. if your bank doesn't think you're special anymore, you need an ally. ally bank. your money needs an ally. to prove to you that aleve is the better choice for her, she's agreed to give it up. that's today? [ male announcer ] we'll be with her all day to see how it goes. [ claira ] after the deliveries, i was okay. now the ciabatta is done and the pain is starting again. more pills? seriously? seriously. [ groans ] all these stops to take more pills can be a pain. can i get my aleve back? ♪ for my pain, i want my aleve. [ male annou
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Apr 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
for security reasons. george zimmerman posted $150,000 bail. he left the florida facility around midnight. news crews grabbed pictures of him. they got into this white bmw and drove off. sim man was agained -- zimmerman was granted bail but must wear a tracking and let. he claims he shot trayvon martin in self-defense. >>> senate homeland security committee chairman joe lieberman says he will send questions to the secret service this week and hold pittsburgh lick hearings to determine if the prostitution scandal was an isolated incident. a female secret service chief is being credited with containing the scandal when it resulted a couple weeks ago. paula reed recently prompted to secret service boss for the miami field office and all of south america she was in colombia when she heard about a prostitute complaining she hadn't been paid by a secret service agent she notified washington and rounded up the 11 agents involved and sent them home before president obama arrived. >> i can't help but wonder if there had been more women as part of that detail, if this ever would have happe
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May 8, 2013 5:00am PDT
like george washington are using aid to lure talented students from wealthy families and forcing some families that make less than $30,000 to pay more than $15,000 a year with loans. not all schools do this. the report praises amhearst for charging little or nothing. and disney posting a 32 percent jump in quarterly profit a month visited florida and california attractions. >> how long do you need to work's you can retire? northwestern mutual says that 42 percent of those survey say they expect to work until they are at least 70, with some expecting to work into their 80's. >> if you have not made yourself a sandwich in a while you are not alone, seems of sandwiches at restaurants are up almost 5 percent yet we are eating the same amount so that means a lot fewer of us are making our own sandwiches and buying them someplace else. you know without are. half the sand wins eaten were bought at restaurants and the sandwich industry is valued at $28 billion. >> why is no one making their own sandwich? >> because someone else can make it for you. >> that is a lot of money. >> i don't know a
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Jul 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
has a name and now a pet. an unusual gift the royal baby prince george is getting from >> welcome back, a mother is face manslaughter following a deadly rollover crash in may that killed her five-year-old daughter. investigators say the 30-year-old mother was speeding when she lost control of her s.u.v. on may 20. the s.u.v. rolled over ejected her five-year-old daughter who was not secured in a seatbelt or child safety seat. her seven-year-old daughter and two teens and another adult were injured. no one was wearing a seatbelt. she was arrested yesterday afternoon and is expected to be arraigned today or tomorrow. >> a ride they will never forget. a family visiting san francisco is breathing easy this morning after the tour went very wrong in the little yellow go-karts. riding in three of the go carts they took a wrong turn and found themselves on the bay bridge of all places. c.h.p. says one go-kart stalled near treasure island in the fast lane and the family did not speak english low they offer g.p.s. audio in several languages. >> i was freaked out. we were in normal traffic t
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Apr 21, 2012 5:00am PDT
moment in a florida courtroom as george zimmerman apologizes to trayvon martin's parents. and these babies picking a wireless network is a lot like picking a team. you could go with the fastest, most reliable, and at the very least, talented at what they do. or... you could go in the other direction, and see what happens. pick the right team. with over 6 times the 4g lte coverage, verizon is the obvious choice. could be home to thousands of bacteria. so use lysol disinfectant spray on soft surfaces everyday when you're cleaning up to keep your home healthy. it kills 99.9% of bacteria, won't stain, and leaves your soft surfaces with a light, fresh scent. lysol - the number one pediatrician recommended brand. lysol. mission for health. >> this morning the man who says he killed trayvon martin in self-defense remains behind bars even after being granted bail by a florida judge yesterday. it was an emotional day in court as george zimmerman apologized directly to martin's parents. here's abcs matt gutman. >> stunned. the courtroom watched a shackled george zimmerman shuffle to the stand
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Sep 9, 2012 5:00am PDT
real name is da von george. he was shot to death friday night. his family is struggling to understand the brutality of his murder. >> he's a well-behaved kids. he has a lot of love in him. and the sad thing about it is his little brothers and sisters were there when this all unfolded. >> police tell us devon and about five other people were about to begin filming at buchanan park when two other people walked up to them and an argument broke out. the group started running in different directions to get away. police tell us devon george was shot in the back. it happened to broad daylight and investigators say they have two suspects they are looking for and they have pretty good leads. there are surveillance cameras at the park and detectives are now going overjoyedio from the cameras as part of the investigation. his uncle said the 18-year-old had been producing music since he was six years old and recently was getting some positive attention. >> making songs and meeting artists throughout the industry. that's what it was starting to happen. they were starting to contact him.
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May 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
george, with authority! 22 for george. the pacers even up the eastern conference finals 97-93. >>> the indy 500 on sunday, great finish. yesterday in the fire ststone freedom 100, four wide across the track. the winner is peter democracy on the far outside to win by 0.0002 of a second. we'll have highlights at 5:00 p.m., 6:00, 9:00 and 11:00. have a great holiday weekend, i'm larry beil. >>> the holiday weekend, but the weather may not be playing along. >> no we have the strengthening onshore breeze, breezy this morning, a bit of stratus out there. changes for the long weekend. live doppler 7 hd right now, twr where it is quiet, but we could be tracking shower the as soon as sunday. san jose state, commencement this afternoon as well as others around the bay. morgan hill mushroom festival and carnaval this weekend as well. with the sun coming up at 5:53, setting at 8:21, a chance for a full moon out there. cloudy conditions here. a little bit of stratus. temperatures comfortable, upper 40s to low 50s. 48 in san jose 50 in half moon bay. another vantage point, looking at sutro,
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May 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
community hoping to catch the eye of "star wars" director george lucas. why walnut creek says he should be looking east >>> the warning for one of california's most prestigious public universities. >>> moms everywhere would like to get a definitive answer on this. how long is too long? unwritten rule regarding your food. [ man ] did we get anything good? sweetie i think you need a little extra fiber in your diet. fiber makes me sad. oh common. i dare you to taste one hint of ber in fiber one. oh, i'd be able to tell. why don't i just eat this bag? and how can you talk to me about fiber you enjoy that. i am. [ male announcer ] fiber beyond recognition. ber one. >>> fallout from france asian markets were hammered today after sarkozy lost to a socialist candidate. raising doubts about europe's ability to solve its debt crisis. average price for a gallon of gas, $3.78 down another four cents in the past week. below $100 a barrel. >>> people on gluten-free diets will have access to a necessity, home delivered pizza dominos will announce plans today. with that's america's money. >>> oracle vs
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Apr 19, 2012 5:00am PDT
basketball court and punch a local high school player in the face? >>> director george lucas spurpbs a kiss and make-up appeal from marin county supervisors the bay area community now ready to roll out the red carpet for the movie icon's new studio. . >>> attempt by marin county officials to keep george lucas from moving his new project out of area may be too little, too late. the board passed a new resolution calling on the "star wars" creator to move forward with the controversial project in west san rafael. a lucas film spokesperson says it is too late to reconsider. the company announced it was abandoning the plan citing regulatory delays, pierce opposition from homeowners. vallejo hoping lucas will consider mayer island. an online petition is suggesting the former naval shipyard would be an ideal spot. >>> bart station agent could lose his job for giving away tickets. he recently began carrying for a 16-year-old girl -- caring for a 16-year-old teen whose father guide last year he enrolled her in a school and the compute became costly he gave the teen discarded bart tickets that a
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Aug 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
convention, turn to george to set the stage. coming up at 8:00 this morning will the storm over women's issues knock the republicans off course? can mitt romney use the convention to open up a lead in this race? the convention chairs from both parties face-off so don't miss this week with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> officials in new york city say the two police officers involved in the shootout near the empire state building had never fired their weapons on duty before. ballistics evidence shows all nine bystanders wounded in friday's incident were shot by the two officers. investigators say the officer opened fire on a gunman who just killed a coworker around the corner from the empire state building. the gunman was killed and three wounded bystanders were hit with bullets, the rest by fragments. >>> even though the claims center is closed dealing with the richmond refinery fire back on august 6th, claims can still be filed by telephone. chevron said it will continue to maintain their toll-free number after processing 18,000 claims from people who complained o
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Aug 12, 2012 5:00am PDT
will be the hot topic coming up at 8:00 on abc's "this week". george stephanopolous has former governor tim pawlenty who was thought to be the vp choice and obama campaign advisor david axelrod debating his addition to the ticket. that is this week, with george stephanopolous at 8:24 morning right here. >>> downtown association plans to hold more cash mobs on a weekly basis in hopes of drumming of business. musicians serenaded diners and shoppers in main street corner. they ask to bring $20 and spend it at local businesses in downtown pleasanton. >> we had heard about them in neighboring communities thought it was perfect fit for our downtown, august tends to be slower for our downtown. >> carolyn: several local restaurants offered discounts last night. >> staoef have i wonder is heading the final day of the musical festival today. it draws about 65,000 fans every day but as sergio quintana tells us not everyone lives nearby supports this annual concert. ♪ ♪ >> reporter: metal giants metallica took the stage and they are the one of the reasons why thousands of people packed
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May 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
budget battle looms in washington? don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos coming up this morning at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> san francisco district attorney george is calling on silicone valley companies to create phone technology that takes away any incentive to steal smartphones. it's not just a big crime problem in the bay area, there's a nationwide epidemic of cell phone robberies and thefts. the devices are selling like hot cakes in certain overseas black markets so he wants phone companies to include a kill switch that would render the phones useless if stolen. more than a million phones were stolen in the u.s. in the past year. nearly one in three robberies nationwide now involves a mobile phone. starting in the fall, a highly anticipated database begins to track cell phones that are reported stolen. >>> well, you can call it the sequel to the keyboard and the mouse and one big computer maker is betting this sequel will be better than the original. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom explains how you might be controlling your next laptop without even touching it.
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Apr 11, 2012 5:00am PDT
link to the report on abc7news.com under see it on tv. >>> "star wars" creator george lucas is scrapping plans to build a huge digital filmmaking complex on his 52 acre ranch in marin county. instead his company intends to sell to developers to build low income housing. neighbors complained the complex would lead to increased traffic and noise. the planning commission ok'd the plan over strong community opposition. opponents appealed to the board of supervisors. the film producing company says it will build a new facility elsewhere. >> this morning some trails in golden gate park are closed to dogs because of over coyotes. last week -- because of concerns over coyotes. -- [ unintelligible ] >>> it is april and it is raining out there and we are thankful for the rain. >> yes, go figure. lisa has the latest. >> days and days of rain we are not done yet. mid and upper 30s in the sierra nevada with snow coming down. winter weather advisory through tomorrow then a winter storm watch. a light rain in sacramento, san joaquin valley, manteca, tracy light showers rain pulling out of san
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Oct 26, 2012 5:00am PDT
planned for former presidential candidate george mcgovern. hundreds of people paid their respects to the senator. vice president biden remembered him as someone that was respected by both republicans and democrats. he was 90 years old. >> a suicide bombing has killed 35 people in northern afghanistan. bombing happened in a town while people gathered at mosque to celebrate a holiday. top officials from a local province governor and police chief when the bomber set off the explosives. civilians made up most of casualties. no one mass claimed responsibility for the attack yet. >> a truce is under way in syria this morning. [ gun shots ] >> kristen: it follows a week of intense fighting. syrian army is operations in muslim holiday but the military said it will retaliate for any gunfire. hours before the mosque was pummeled by tanks and rockets. an earlier truce collapsed. >> new this morning, 14-year-old pakistani girl that was shot by the taliban because he advocated for girls education. some shows dramatic progress in her recovery. she is showing no signs of brain damage. she was airlifted
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Apr 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
to abc7 news in an interview with george stephanopolis after acknowledging that he is gay. he said rather than waiting for someone else he did it himself. he is receiving a lot of praise if his decision from across the world of sports and politics committing comparisons to jackie robinson. we will have a report from washington next half hour. >> the warriors can clinch the playoff series against the nuggets and advance to the next round tonight. the warriors have a commanding 3-1 lead in the series after betting the nuggets 115-101 on sunday night. if the war yours win game five, they will meet the san antonio spurs with game time at 5:00 p.m. if they do not win they will run to oakland and face the nuggets again in game six on thursday night. you can show your warriors pride by posting this badge on your facebook page. >> time to check the weather forecast. >> exciting times and sizzling weather, too. >> absolutely, everyone, we have record warm temperatures on the way in the forecast. we will focus on the wind because they will be the catalyst for the fire danger developed this a
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Jul 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >>> more rallies are scheduled today in the second week of protests over the george zipper van verdict. one is at the federal building on clay street in oakland. today's rallies come after about 100 people parred peacefully yesterday. our reporter sergio quintana was there. >> about 100 people gathered for a candlelight vigil. organizers repeatedly reminded everyone to stay nonviolent. >> this is a peaceful ceremony honoring trayvon martin. >> mixed among the group was mayor jean quan. most arrived on foot from a rally that started earlier in the evening. a number of organizations, each with a different focus came together for this event. some here speaking out against gun violence, and some are here to address vandalism that happened against businesses in earlier events. >> the real concern is they are trying do business to help the city, so why attack someone who wants to ultimately better u-. >> he asked fellow professional black men to be part of the coalition to try to add a different image of oakland activism. >> black men in particular is not about the movements the rowdiness. we wan
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Sep 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
morning in an abc news exclusive, george stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with president obama at the white house about the situation in syria. it will be the president's first interview since his major address on the syrian crisis. the president will also discuss looming showdowns with congress over the budget and obamacare. you can catch "this week" right here on abc7 at 8:00. >> a bay area man will spend the next five years in prison for stealing a fortune in historic gold nuggets. 61-year-old scott bailey after an pablo pleaded guilty to burglary. authorities say bailey and an being police broke into a county courthouse last year, stealing a million dollars worth of gold nuggets. his alleged accomplice goes on trial in november. >>> employees of at&t park are well-prepared for any emergency this morning thanks to a drill that took place yesterday. meanwhile raiders fan get a call reminding them of new security rules. colonel bernard has the story. >> it was only a test, but it looked and sounded like the real thing. no fans inside, but 800 giants employees played along in this rea
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Mar 2, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> santa clara county supervisor george shirakawa jr. is apologizing for what he did to feed his addiction. abc67 news reporter has the story. >> mr. shirakawa violated the law and the faith that the residents of santa clara county had placed in him. >> santa clara county district attorney jeff rosen announced criminal charges against county supervisor george shirakawa jr. >> four felony counts of perjury, one felony count of misappropriating public money, and seven misdemeanors for failing to file accurate campaign reports. >> investigators say shirakawa used taxpayer and campaign donation money as his own and some of it went to support his gambling addiction which shirakawa admitted to when he resigned in response to the charges. he said he also suffers from depression and he apologizes for his actions. >> this is an extraordinary situation and it called for extraordinary measures and right now the extraordinary measures is that he's resigning. >> the san jose residents we spoke to say it was the right move. >> i think it is the right thing. there's a lot of controversy around
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Sep 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
marshal is a great honor with other greats including george lucas and frank sinatra. it is a dream come true. >> the future king of england will go for a royal ride in a custom-made stroller built right here in livermore. the man received a call from someone close to will and kate for an order for prince george. the stroller is painted british racing green and has "number two" on the side. the rise is king sized selling for $4,500. he has made strollers for the kardashian and lebron james. >> when kate middle top, anything is standing next to her, it sells. big time. >> place the order now. >> the abc7 morning news continues with the top stories. >> which is minutes away from the release of the august jobs report. will the economy add or lose jobs, we will bring you the new numbers from the labor department. >> pg&e faces new fines these years after the san bruno too small. too soft. too tasty. [ both laugh ] [ male announcer ] introducing progresso's new creamy alfredo soup. inspired by perfection. there's no subtext... just tacos. yeah, it's our job to make you want it. but honestly..
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Mar 8, 2013 5:00am PST
. the younger brother of former president george w. bush and son of former george h.w. bush has long resisted pressure from supporters to run but now he is hinting to donors they should not count him out promoting a new book on immigration reform and urging republicans to expand their vote are base. >> a bay area congresswoman is proposing a bill to unlock your smartphone and let you choose a carrier. the congresswoman from palo alto oppose as new rulemaking it a crime to unlock your own phone. the rule took affect in january. it is meant to protect copyrights. however, thousands of customers complained, even president obama came out against it. the bill would free up your phone once again. >> has anyone seen sutro sam? the rare san francisco river otter that has been drawing crowds has not been seen for two weeks. he got his nickname when he suddenly appeared in the waters near the cliff house. river otters are rare here. he is the first spotted in decades. the recreation area has to put up barricades to keep the fan at the distance. the press wanted to get close but speakers say th
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Nov 18, 2012 5:00am PST
as abc's george reports, taylor swift will be performing. just one of dozens of stars celebrating the show's 40th anniversary. >> variety is once again the key to the american music awards. 15 performers will take the stage with styles ranging from hip-hop and everything in between. >> we also celebrate m. a.'s 40th birthday. we are going to go out there and have fun, bring the energy and tear the place down. >> i've heard a lot about ama. and it's the 40th, right? and i'm performing tonight. not only performing, but i'm going to perform with someone very special. >> from country princess taylor swift to pit bull, paula abdul, to lincoln park. we will see the best of 2012 on sunday night's three-hour music-filled show. two top stars could walk away with an arm full of trophies. tied for the most ama nominations this year with four a piece, rihanna and nicky renage. i hope she stops for me on the carpet. i think three some a special wouldn't in 2010. >> you could like interview the fans. >> i could become a big music reporter. >> that would be so cute. like i mean, i'm on to something.
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Apr 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
of president obama's most trusted advisers goes one on one with george stephanopolous. north carolina, guns, immigration, nothing is off limits. don't miss abc's this week with george stephanopolous coming up at 8:00 here on abc 7. >>> right here right now, frances dinglasan in this morning and you've got a full bag going there for weather. >> oh, yeah, we've got everything, especially in the seven-day accu-weather forecast. right now we've got cloudy conditions and live doppler 7 hd still fairly quiet. you'll see little bits of green out there. we do have some possible showers on their way to the bay area this morning, but most of the rain falling right now in northern california. some light rain in eureka and also some light rain you reported in ukiah. here's a live look right now at the embarcadero. you can see a little bit of a westerly breeze there. the flags blowing and some low clouds and skies with temperatures on the cool side right now. san francisco 54, san jose 53, santa cruz only at 49. we also have another shot for you, the bay bridge at this time. union city 55
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Jul 13, 2013 5:00am PDT
are preparing to reconvene in less than an hour to resume deliberation necessary the george zimmerman case. the six-woman panel was given the case yesterday after lawyers wrapped up-closing arguments. zimmerman faces second degree shooting charges in the shooting death of unarmed trayvon martin last year. >>> texas has passed sweeping changes to its state abortion laws. lawmakers were called back to a new, special session, by the governor to cast their votes. democrats say the legislation is unconstitutional. taliban abortions after 20 weeks, limit where and when women can take abortion inducing pills and it could shut down most of the state's abortion clinics. >>> in southern california a dare went horribly wrong. more than 22 school children had to be treated after getting sick at an elementary school in san diego. authorities say as part of a dare several students dranked beverages drank beverages mixed with food items like hot sauce, salt and pepper. several reported feeling sickafter wards. they were treated at area hospitals and released. >>> parts of china have been evacuated a
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Oct 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
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Oct 14, 2012 5:00am PDT
moderator lad cats joins george to break it all down. don't miss this week with george stephanopoulos this morning at 8:00 here on abc7. >>> californians like online voting registration but that might not be good news for republicans. more than 400,000 californians have registered to vote online in the first three weeks since the new law went into effect and more than 70% of them are registering democrat. >>> new this morning, cal osha records show workers at the chevron refinery in richmond complain the company was ignoring corrosion problems after a small fire broke out last year. the san francisco chronicle reports inspectors learned about corrosion concerns from two workers after that fire, october, 2011, was quickly extinguished during a scheduled maintenance shut down. they said corrosion was attacking the refinery and the workers were concerned for the safety of fellow workers. chevron maintains appropriate actions were taken to protect worker safety. unchecked corrosion is expected in causing the major fire in august that sent thousands of people to area hospita
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Apr 3, 2012 5:00am PDT
the marin county board of supervisors will take up the issue of whether to allow george lucas to build a huge facility on a piece of historic farmland. neighbors are not happy with the plans they don't want to see the farmland razed. it will be located next to his skywalker ranch facility. >>> state water managers say last month's storms barely built up the sagging sierra snow pack the snow pack 55% of normal usually at its densest. levels in southern california 39% of normal this was the fourth of five surveys. good reservoir storm will lessen impact of reduced water runoff as the snowmelts. >> snowmelting is going to accelerate this week as we head towards the weekend. >> more from lisa. >>> it going to take a while to warm up, passage of a cold front today that is going to cool us down. in time for the weekend warmer temperatures right now 47 in fremont good morning oakland 51 for you, 43 santa rosa, 49 san francisco, 45 hay haeufplt cloudy out there this morning -- we will see a chance of showers towards the later afternoon through the evening. that warm up in time for the ho
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May 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
-year-old george reyes was caught in a police sting. some of those items disappeared and were traced to reyes' home. he victimized 50 people dating back to march when passengers started reporting missing electronics after claiming their luggage. >>> caltran says it's confident its plan to work around defe defective bolts will work. workers are using special platforms to stand on while they drill deep into concrete containing the bolts. hundreds of steel wires will eventually fill those holes. the saddles will compensate for 23 broken bolts. >> if you haven't booked a camp site for memorial day at a california state park, you may be out of luck. state park officials say nearly 27,000 nights have been booked for this holiday weekend, an all time high and up 4% over 2011. more campers are staying longer than before. if you're scrambling to score a camp site, you might ought to look inland and north. beach and coastal campgrounds fill up first and are likely full thr this three-day weekend. i think they open up the reservations windows six months in advance. >> 5:38. a time for a check o
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Feb 23, 2013 5:00am PST
his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. good morning, everyone, it's 6:00 a.m. i'm katie marzullo. here's lisa argen with a quick first look at the weather. >> good morning. we are looking at the skies beginning to clear, but elsewhere it's gray, cloudy and warmer out there as you head on out. here's a look from the roof camera. as we go through the rest of the morning we are looking at live doppler 7hd bringing a few returns, especially in the south bay. around the santa clara valley we picked up a couple hundreds. we will continue to watch it slide south throughout the bay. the:00, mostly sunny a few clouds lingering in the south bay but the winds have been kicking up throughout much of the morning hours. that will continue throughout the day. by the evening hours we are dry and it lacks to be a very nice evening tonight for the chinese new year's parade. temperatures in the mid-50s at 5:00. you notice dro
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Sep 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
"this ""with george stephanopoulos. >>> the giants secured a win over the padres at at&t park yesterday to secure the n.l. west. >> runner goes, line drive. pagan, and that's it. >> the giants are sent to the playoffs for the second time in three years. first time since winning the 2010 world series. >> how excited are you? >> very excited! >> giants are going to win. giants are going to win! >> we drove three hours to be here for the game. we are excited! way to go, giants! >> and i'm 69 today! and that's all i wanted was to clinch! >> quite the birthday present there. the celebration continued in the locker room, as well. mike shumann will have reaction from the players plus game highlights coming up in sports. lisa argen is here with a preview of the accuweather forecast. another game today. how will the weather be? >> nice and sunny out there. temperatures will be comfortable. right now high definition emeryville camera, a little fog. we will call it partly cloudy, 56 in oakland right any. the numbers are going to cool in some parts of the bay today. and the week ahead, not bad. i'l
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Apr 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
week" with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> some local news, a t-shirt with the words "you can't sit with us" was the target of a protest by a student organization dedicated to ending social isolation. yesterday the organization called "beyond differences" rallied in front of the clothing store brandy melville in san francisco. the words are from a joke line from a movie, but students say it sends a wrong message. >> every day there's one kid sitting alone and left out. it may not look like he is, it may be in the football game the one kid doesn't get passed to. doesn't seem they are being isolated, but really they are. >> the students want the store to stop selling the shirt. employees at brandy melville. the store had no comment. >>> raising the price of a bus ride, will it actually lose money for a. c. transit in oakland? that's the question the board will consider. there's a proposal to put off a 15-cent fare increase to take effect july 1st. it would bring the fair to $2.25. but staff members now think that could result in a drop in ridership, and therefore
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Apr 9, 2013 5:00am PDT
of former president reagan. george shultz said he had a progressive working relationship with thatcher, a former secretary of state. >> she, worked hard. show did her homework. she was clear. we had our disagreements from time to time, but she worked in a problem-solving way. >> thatcher was an honorary fellow with stanford. officials say the funeral will be held with full military honors but it falls just short of a state funeral. her coffin will lie at the house of parliament before the funeral. >> today is the 10th anniversary of the fall of baghdad to the united states-led coalition happening three weeks into the invasion of iraq. the forces marched into baghdad and toppled the sat use of saddam. opposition cheered and stomped on the statue. today, the base of the statue is still at the city square. combat forces have left but iraq is still struggling to find stability as suicide attacks rock the country and security checkpoints dot the city. auroras pulled off a heist worthy of hollywood movie snatching $40 million worth of goal. a team of ten bandits ambushed two armored
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Jun 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
service but the company is closing it down sadly. >>> next week george lucas will make a pitch to open a new art museum at crissy field. he will presence his idea to the presidio trust on monday. the star wars creator has a large collection of pop and classic art. he wants to display that at the proposed lucas cultural art museum. it wouldn't be just his collection but also performance exhibits and other collections. he wants to pay the $300 million construction costs. he would spend a total of $800 million in two endowments to run the museum long after he dies. >>> at the san mateo county fair this weekend ice not only the future farmers of america but the futuresser builders and programmers all showing off their work. as jonathan bloom found out, the fair takes on a whole new meaning when you put it at the edge of silicon valley. >>> rise and shine. >> it's final for the san mateo county fair. don't forget to bring a sweater. and try not to eat too much. kids and up is and down the peninsula come here to show off their livestock but in the next building over eats a whole even animal. >
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May 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
of george stephanopoulos's interview with john brennan, following this broadcast. >>> energy companies need to keep up-to-date records to prove they are running the nation's aging pipelines at safe pressures. the mandate is part of a new set of guidelines by the federal government in response to the deadly san bruno explosion. the ntsb blamed the accident on multiple failures by pg&e including shoddy record-cheaping. now the pipeline and hazardous material safety administration says pipeline operators can't ensure oil and gas lines are running at safe pressures by next year they could face penalties. >>> new this morning, former presidential hopeful gop, santorum is endorsing mitt romney via e-mail. he sent his supporters a long late night e-mail calling on them to you night behind the cause of defeating president obama in november. in his message, santorum, reminded his supporters of areas where he disagreed with romney, including abortion, same-sex marriage and the need to curb spending in washington. yet, santorum says in his words, above all else, we both agree that presi
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Jul 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
the race for the white house. don't miss abc's "this ""with george stephanopoulos this morning at 8:00 here on abc7. >>> a bay area mom is doing her part to change the world. the ceo and single mom is giving back by helping kids. she's this week's secret millionaire. here's the story. >> i've always given back, but i wasn't -- i wasn't really aware of how far i could personally go and get involved and become attached? >> i remember holding his hands and still being there. >> this is what she saw after she left her life of luxury to live on welfare wages in a long beach apartment. for a week she volunteered in the area and secretly looked for sheer heroes who could use financial support for their good work. >> to be able to give money, as well as time, i think is also a huge part of what this experience meant to me. >> in hillary's real life she's the ceo and cofounder of everloof.com. it's a site a social media site for kids under 13. kids have be safe and parents remain in control. >> i believe you have to be involved and these parents that say i don't have any idea about the digit
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Feb 1, 2013 5:00am PST
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Aug 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
george soros, he turned 83 yesterday and announced he and his 40-year-old girlfriend are engaged. he's worth 22 million dollars. >> that's america's money. >>> the life of nelson mandela continues to inspire. from prisoner to civil rights activist to president, the 94-year-old is retired from public life now. his family continues to promote his accomplishments. his granddaughters have designed a clothing line launched at a glamorous high end mall in south after character the garments are intentional slim and affordable. >> -- sim -- intentionally, simple and affordable. >> everybody wears t-shirts we wanted them to be accessible to all walks of life. >> they named the brand after his autobiography, long walk to freedom. >>> there were tense moments in london one recycling center caught on fire. the blaze could be seen throughout the city. for a time there was concern smoke could blow toward olympic park where the closing ceremonies for the olympics were scheduled. the fire brigade got it under control before that happened and no ones with injured. >>> passengers on a flight out o
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Aug 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> george w. bush had success. heart procedure. doctors inserted a stent to clear a clog artery yesterday. tests revealed the blockage during his checkup this week. the 43rd president will resume the normal schedule tomorrow. >> hot chocolate could be more than just a sweet way to remain what up a cool evening. it may help keep some of us mentally sharp. in a new study researchers had a group of 70-year-olds think two cups of hot chocolate a day for 30 days. by the end of the period a third of study participants did better on memory tests and bet britain function. chocolate is rich in antioxidants and calf tone that can improve blood flow to the brain and limit mental decline. >> a.c. transit commuters can relax. buses are running. negotiations went down to the wire. a compromise kept employee on the job. >> we are continuing to follow breaking news from oakland with to people shot and killed overnight including a one-year-old baby boy. >> later, how a man used an underground vault to take out his anger at >> abc7 news reporter has breaking news. >> good morning, everyone, the b
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Dec 19, 2012 5:00am PST
future abuse of county-issued credit cards. the man the microscope, the board president george shirakawa ran yesterday's meeting. audits suggest over four years, shirakawa's office over $30,000 in public funs that violated existing rules. from now on credit card charges will be reviewed by financial officers as soon as they come in the d.a.'s office and state's political practices commission conning their own investigations leaving a cloud over shirakawa. he tells abc7 news he takes full responsibility for his acts and was glad he had a chance to vote for reforms. >>> this morning massive manhunt underway for two men who made a daring escape from a federal prison in downtown chicago. the two inmates tied bed sheets together to create a rope, then lowered themselves 20 stories down. they were discovered missing during a early morning headcount. officials aren't sure when the pair escaped. s.w.a.t. teams stormed a house where they thought the two might be, they found no one there. both are facing hefty sentences on bank robbery convictions. fbi considers them armed and dangerous.
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Jul 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
morning with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. frances dinglasan is here now with a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> yeah. i think we have a nice seven-day forecast coming up ahead. of course, we have to deal with all the fog and low clouds and even coastal drizzle as we look from our roof camera toward the low clouds with the bay bridge in the background. we will warm up nicely. i will have those details coming up shortly. >> thank you, francis. also coming up, soccer fever. the san jose earthquakes host the l.a. galaxy in front of a sold out crowd at stanford stadium and the crowd gotets money's ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at it
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Dec 28, 2012 5:00am PST
veteran. >>> former president george h.w. bush likely to remain in the hospital through the weekend. his longtime chief of staff says the concern for the elder bush is overhyped and the 88-year-old would tell well-wishers to putggc; the+sks back in the closetq hospitalized since last month. he was transfered to icu last weekend because of a persistent high fever. >>> president obama is scheduled to meet with top congressional leaders in the oval office.pu÷]h congress is doubt -- is cutting it dangerously close. yesterday harry reid blasted house speaker boehner for letting lawmakers go on vacation house members are not dueyed4 back until sunday. boehner put the ball in the senate's core. p in a conference call with republicans boehner said the house will take action on whatever the senate can pass. >>> apple's customer satisfaction ratings are dropping. >> retail industry is keeping"g÷ a close eye on port along the east coast.&ú8uq here's ellen with the bloomberg business report. >>> christmas tree and lights may still be up, retailers are gearing up for spring it is their most
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Apr 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
yesterday for former president george w. bush's library dedication in texas and jimmy kimmel has enjoyed seeing him in the spotlight. >> i love watching him do interviews because you never know what he will say, he is like a mad lib come to life. this is the interview on cnn. >> history will judge ... the decisions that were made...for iraq and i am not going to be around to see the final verdict. >> in other words, i'll be dead. >> is that what you meant? i meant it so were, i do. >> weeknights at 11:35 following abc7 news at 11 and then "nightline." >> prince harry is trying his hand at anchoring the news, the 28-year-old british royal was at the launch of a new tv studio of creative technology yesterday and he sat alongside a student broadcaster and actually read some stories. the institute will broadcast the first local television station next year. he tried his hand at being a deejay. a rapper introduced him as deejay prince harry. >> do you see me moving into the castle? no, you don't. come on, stay with the helicopters. >> more on breaking news we are following the boston
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Jan 5, 2013 5:00am PST
, george, said parking operators should increase security. >> they need an attendant or an electronic gate like many other parking lots do where people come in where they have bought a ticket and they have to pay. >> parking operators say there are signs at the unattended lots warning drivers and that more security would be in effective. the president of priority parking, which has 27 lots in the city, told us the d. a. is making it sound as if this is a business issue. when if you look at the wrap sheet of the prime suspect, it is clearly a lack of effective prosecution. he was arrested again on november 17th. chances are it won't be his last. vic lee, abc7 news. >>> no more freebies when it comes to parking on sundays in san francisco. starting tomorrow you will have to pay to park from noon to 6:00 everywhere. the city says this will ease congestion and raise revenue. about $2 million in the next year. the city won't actually begin ticketing until later this month. drivers will be issued warnings for the first three sundays. >>> climbing yosemite is a popular goal but the park has
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Sep 1, 2013 5:00am PDT
"brings us the very latest from inside the turmoil. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos this morning at 8:00 on abc7. >>> u.s. supreme court justice is the first u.s. supreme court justice to perform a same sex wedding. she performed a ceremony for a friend in washington d.c. last night. this is a photo from that wedding. this year ginsburg was in the majority on two gay rights victories, including the decision to strike down california's prop 8. >>> happening today, it's oakland's turn to show some pride, gay pride, the annual uptown pride celebration is more special this year with the addition of a wedding pavilion. local clergy will perform or preside over same sex weddings at 21st and franklin streets. you have to have a valid marriage license issued in your home county to legally get hitched. the lgbt celebration features headliners in vogue, latoya london and other local performers. franklin streets will be closed between 18th and 22nd for the party that begins at 11:00. the sun should be shining on them, correct? >> yeah. we will have partly cloudy
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