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Jul 15, 2013 5:00am PDT
violent in oakland on the second day of demonstrations over the george zimmerman verdict. protesters japped the street near oakland city hall for three hours yesterday preventing any track from getting through. the protests started off peacefully early in the afternoon but by 10:00 a small group began vandalizing businesses with rocks and bottles thrown at police and cars and some residents say they wish the community to come together peacefully. >> i would rather see us continue to pray and talk to god and maybe this can stop. >> transit buses were detoured because of the protest. a of frommer reported to police he was attacked by a crowd when he wandered in the middle of the group. >> george zimmerman protests have been held across the country and they can continue as we learn new information of his futures. now this developing news. >> the justice department is considering filing criminal civil rights charges against george zimmerman and trayvon martin's family is likely to file a civil suit against him. abc7 news has an exclusive interview with george zimmerman's defense attorney
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Jun 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
, wikileaks, with the founder, george zimmerman, -- its founder, julian assange, receiving asylum in ecuador last year. >> today, the senate holds an important test vote on a bill to send military-style surge of border agents to mexico hoping to draw more republican support to a comprehensive immigration reform bill. g.o.p. senators demanded tougher boarder security besigning on to the broader immigration measure that sets out steps on futile legal immigration and create as 13 year long pathway to citizenship for millions of people currently living in the united states illegally. >> the acreditting commission is underfire, with the california faculty association filing a 300 page complaint about the commission accusing them of being overly harsh with all schools but says it crossed the line on severe sanctions at city college without first imposing lesser penalties. it complains the commission barred the public from a meeting it held two weeks ago. the department of education which oversees the commission says taking the complaint seriously, and want as full response from the commission by j
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Jul 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
demonstration and violence following the george zimmerman verdict. they have released these images to abc7 news and the first show as man throwing a trash can at a store window on saturday night and another scrawled graffiti on the same night and police want did see any pictures or video you may is taken of other creams being committed. a waiter hit in the face with a hammer will be back at work. he tried to stop people from breaking windows at deplore a -- at flora restaurant. >> besides the pollution on his face and cut over his eye he has trouble chewing but the swelling has again down. our media partner, the oakland tribune reports the city leaders will reconsider a proposal to been certain items like hammers at protests. >> residents of marin city want the state to take over the investigation 6 an officer-involved shooting after after a man drove his car at an officer who fired continue times. bystanders threw rocks at the deputy. grayson is held on parole violation but has not been charged. novato police are investigating the shooting but the leaders in the african-american city say
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Jul 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
over the george zimmerman verdict. our reporter will have more on the vote in a few minutes at 5:30. >> breaking news from san francisco, where a man and woman are in the hospital with life-threatening injuries after being stabbed in golden gate park at 2:30. police are, looking if two suspects who took off in a marine-colored car. >> three, bart officials and union lowers plan to return to the bargaining table today although they seem pretty far apart from agreeing on a new contract. the deadline to reach a new deal is sunday night at midnight and the unions say they will give 72 hours notice if they plan on striking. >> sentencing begins in an hour for bradley manning who faces up to 136 years in prison for giving wikileaks more than 700,000 military records and video. >> five, terminators will be at a good will warehouse in burlingame after bedbugs were discovered there and at a warehouse in san francisco, too. good will had to toss hundreds of thousands in donated goods. >> six, starting off with cloud cover again today and mist and drizzle for the morning commute. it is not a b
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May 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
morning to find a way to streamline development projects for a movie proposal by george lukas to build housing on the ranch. you might remember the first proposed building, a big film studio on that property, but neighbors overwhelmingly objected. he proposed low income housing instead. and supervisors are interested in that proposal because the county needs more affordable housing. now they are looking for ways to streamline all the red tape for projects that provide hub benefit. >>> what a week it's been for facebook founder mark zuckerberg. first he takes his company public, now he's changed his status to married. the 28-year-old wed long time girlfriend, 24-year-old priscilla chan. they met at harvard and have been together for more than nine years. the ceremony took place in the back yard of his home. one guest said zuckerberg himself designed the ring. he said it's a very simple rube. dinner was served family style and included dishes from the couple's favorite local shush shay restaurant. he took his company public on friday in one of the most anticipated moves in wall str
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May 31, 2012 5:00am PDT
bring former presidents george h.w. bush and george w. bush to the white house today. father and son. >>> ri -- . >>> this little girl the talk of the spelling bee. she takes a shot at spelling glory. we've got bay area spellers we'll tell you about that coming up. y." i'm rob nelson. ♪ jimmy bond i'm sticky and uncomfortable. try gold bond powder. medicated to protect, absorb, even relieve itching. -thanks, jimmy. -thank gold bond. ♪ this stuff works >>> good morning. old political enemies will put aside differences today for history and tradition. president obama will unveil a newport tritt of his predecessor, president george w. bush -- and former first lady laura bush. president obama had harsh words for bush's economic policy when he ran for the office. the portraits will hang in the east room of the white house the bush senior family will be there as well the obamas will host a long. for the entire bush family. >>> competition is getting fierce in the national spelling bee. it was a smooth first round for youngest ever competitor. the second round was tougher. >> engluzies.
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Jul 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
justice for trayvon martin. it was one week ago a jury found the 17-year-old killer, george zimmerman, not guilty. >> zimmerman brought a gun to an unarmed battle. >> they want the department of justice to file criminal civil rights charges against george zimmerman. that's why so many rallied in front of city hall in san francisco. >> let's move forward now to make sure we have justice certainly for young, black men. >> while in san francisco, house minority leader nancy pelosi admitted even she was surprised by the jury's decision. >> i was one devastated by the verdict. i just didn't understand it. it happened channelize is a very constructive and effective way. >> she's calling on local governments to review their racial profiling attitudes, as well as the "stand your ground" law. meanwhile many of americans are having an honest conversation about what it's like to be african-american in this country, including the president. >> trayvon martin could have been me 35 years ago. >> i'm a youth just like him, a black youth, so it could easily happen to me just like it happened to him.
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Jun 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
george shirakawa could spend in prison. >> president obama is weighing up in california but not everyone is celebrating the visit with protesters greeting the commander in chief outside a fundraiser and wha >> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> friday! we like the sound of that at 5:29. >> we like the sound of the words, the song, maybe not. 5:29. mike has the forecast. >> mike can sing, that would be acoy. >> you will sing "heat wave." >> i will not either sing "the heat is on." raw car -- radar and satellite shows low clouds over-the-top of the bay bridge and isn't that cool? it is three dimensional in high def in addition. it will go behind the forecast so we will focus on that, hot inland from mid-80's in the north bay valley to near 100 in the east bay valley, 85 headed to the south bay and mid-to-upper 60's along the coast. now a check of commute with leyla gulen. >> good morning, mike. we have a sig-alert in effect with volume building southbound along 680 parish road on-ramp to southbound 680 is closed and the far right lane because of a tree that fell in
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Apr 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
planned to be in texas for the dedication of former president george w. bush's presidential library. >> the dedication marks the younger president bush's unofficial return to the public eye four years after the end of his deeply polarizing presidency. all five living american presidents will gather in dallas today for the dedication of the george w. bush presidential library. in the first exclusive interview with abc7 news, the 43rd president described the library and looks back on his life and career including the times from 9/11 to hurricane katrina and the wars in afghanistan and iraq where the museum points out there were no weapons of mass destruction. >> the debate is over. i did what i did. historians the judge those decisions. >> there will be more on the library in the interview with former president bush on "good morning america" following our newscast at 7:00a.m. >> believe it or not, some parents spend more on high school proms than on books, a year of college. >> and jane king is at the new york stock exchange, and airline fees climbing again in the bloomberg business r
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Sep 7, 2013 5:00am PDT
george. >> taking a live look outside from our sutro tower cam. crystal clear morning and it will be a hot one in oakland. li >> welcome pack, everyone. good morning. it's 5:42 on your saturday. this is the east bay hills camera. you see the new span. bay bridge with the tower looking good all hits up. it's going to be a hot one in the east bay and in san francisco. he's -- lisa argen will fill you in. if you are head to the a's game wear a hat and bring lots of water. >>> the bay area man has received the assignment. the lifetime, to build a baby stroller for the britain's royal family. here's an east bay design who are is creating a one-of-a-kind set of wheels with a royal price taking. >> big celebrities like cord any kardashian has called and placed orders but nothing prepared joseph fauria the call he recently received. >> really excited about this one. it could be because of all the hype with the royal baby. isolates like it's probably the coolest thing for any baby company. >> he said the call came from someone within the inner circle of prince william and kate middleton as
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Jun 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
florida. george zimmerman killed 17-year-old trayvon martin in february of 2012 and is charged with second-degree murder. the question of self-defense or murder will be answered by the people selected from the 500 member jury pool. george zimmerman could testify at the trial claims that martin attacked him. george zimmerman face as life sentence if convicted. >> the supreme court could hand down the decision today on prop 8, the ban on same-sex marriage, and today it is another opportunity for the high court to issue a ruling on the controversial issue before its term ends at the end of the month. the decision on this and several other big issues could come any time in june. the court heard arguments in manner and justices poised to rule on the fell defense of marriage act and if a ruling comes down today, we will bring you the rule and reaction when it happens. >> public safety takes center stage? san jose tonight when budget talks for the upcoming year are underway. the city council homed as hague -- hold as hearing tonight. they are calling for $16 million to restore police offic
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Aug 20, 2013 5:00am PDT
former supervisor george who left office in march. he was convicted on corruption charges in june. >>> the chp is warning drivers in santa cruz county about a spike in car thefts and burglaries. investigators say thieves are targeting unlocked cars in the pleasure point and opal cliff areas. cars with keys left in the ignition have been stolen. these have also taken cell phones, credit cards and other valuables. chp is reminding drivers to lock their cars. >>> new this morning the san francisco fire department is reconsidering its decision to ban helmet cams for its firefighters. the ban has been in place since 2009 when it got new life when video from a firefighter's helmet at the asiana crash site resurfaced over the weekend. the footage showed the runway right after the crash when a survivor covered in flame retardant foam was hit by a fire truck. the policy prohibits firefighters from recording emergencies without advanced approval from the chief. though fire officials cite privacy concerns, they say the footage has been useful to its investigation, and it will consider making
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Jul 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
getting busy at this hour. >> 5:41. closing arguments set they begin in the george zimmerman trial in florida. ahead, how a mannequin is playing a role in the final days of the case. >> san francisco airport, our airplane just crashed upon landing and we need some paramedics. >> the 9-1-1 calls from asiana flight 214 crash victims and why it seemed to take so long for the first responders to arrive. >> we continue to follow overnight developments in the crash. this is a picture from sfo of the plane's wreckage. we will watch the progress to remove it throughout the covering daly city, dublin, los gatos, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. abc7 news has obligated the dramatic 9-1-1 calls made directly from passengers who escaped the crashed plane and arranged -- a range of motions as they waited for help. one calm. one agitated. >> we are at san francisco international airport and we saw a plan crash and a lot of people need help. >> were you on plane? >> i was. we have been on the ground about on minutes or half an hour and people are laying on the tarmac with critical head injur
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Jun 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
official at the justice department under president george w. bush. he will replace robert muller, the former u.s. attorney here in san francisco who is retiring in september. >>> and a move to end the battle over the morning after pill. what it now means for women of all ages. >>> and coming up in our 6:00 hour, the new decision from >>> filmmaker george lucas brought a bit of hollywood to downtown san enselmo. a park features statues of yoda and indiana jones. the iconic characters from george lucas' movies were unveiled at a special ceremony yesterday at imagination park. lucas lives in san enselmo. he donated the land and paid for the park plans. >> lived here for 40 years and had a building here and it was very hard to lease it. and so we just said why don't we do something for the town and give it a center so there's a place for kids to come and be and people to sit around on sunday afternoons. >> lucas says yoda and indiana jones have special significance because the movies and characters were created in san enselm>> lived here for 40 year because the movies and enselmenselmo. >
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Jul 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
george lucas. >> it is munch time at coney island and whatr. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] the ready-for-anything chevrolet sonic chevrolet. find new roads. favorite foods fighting you?r fight back fast with tums. calcium-rich tums starts working so fast you'll forget you had heartburn. ♪ tum tum tum tum tums >> good morning, at 5:23 on this fourth of july, here are seven things to know today. number one, the bart strike is now in its 4th day after the union members januaryed up talks with bart last night. they scheduled to resume talking at 11:00 this morning and abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield has the late nest a few minutes. a.c. transit is increasing the holiday service to help riders get across the bay for the fourth of july adding 11 extra buses and the line that goes from oakland to san francisco and the line that goes from berkeley to the transbay terminal will run every 15 minutes. >> three, the open ceremony for the america's cup will be held today on san francisco's waterfront but the start of the race is in question. an international jury will meet on monday to
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Apr 19, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >> reporter: george, extraordinary situation. they are confirming what we were telling our viewers a little while ago. that they don't yet know whether this man and his potential brother has support, does he have support? right now probably the investigation is aimed at looking at all of his associates, who knows this man. could there be other people out there. so the threat is not just to the suspect number two. in terms of what he might do and we've seen what they're capable of this morning. the concern is do they have kn til they know that they're aski. i can't think of anyingike this since 9/11 to shut down. stay inside. don't go outside is what police are telling people. >> never heard anything like it. brian ross on the ground in watertown right now. thousands of police converging on that small town and the other surrounding suburbs of boston. >> reporter: george, i would say not since september 11th of 2001 has it been a sense of powerlessness by the people who live in america that they are at the mercy of unknown terrorists, they've been asked in boston to stay inside, lock t
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Oct 25, 2013 5:00am PDT
before putting them on. >> we have a look at prince george's christening portrait. buckingham palace released the photos from prince george's christening and this shows four generals of current and future british monarchs together. the first time that many egyptians of the royal family have been together since 1894 and taken by celebrity photographer jason bell. after the baptism, you can see the rest of the photos coming up on "good morning america" at 7:00. >> straight ahead more fallout in salmonella chicken outbreak and why occupy ok protester. >> and the maverick surf competition is all across america, people are using lysol in hundreds of ways. what's christine's story? i started using lysol disinfectant spray, gosh, as long as i can remember. i use lysol on soft surfaces because you can't put your couch in the washing machine. i think that lysol disinfectant spray compares to other products in that it actually kills the germs. which helps keep my family healthy. it's tried and true. i mean all you have to do is just spray. it does the job for you. lysol - hundreds of ways to
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Sep 1, 2012 5:00am PDT
afile plates this ball. 8-1 a's in the sixth. former red sox george kau tarries. he had two homers in the contest. 9-1, a's. no mercy rule in the majors. but boston needed it. another former sock josh reddick, grand slam in the seventh! the a's romp to their seventh straight win. 20-2. giants and cubs at wrigley field. soriano took some shots at the city of san francisco saying he didn't want to play for the giants, too cold in the bay area. here's his shot off of madison bumgarner. 3-0, cubs in the third, two batters later, saw sea with a long fly ball. blanco is hung up in the ivy out there. the ball is in there as well. start len castro is on first. he's heading for home. buster posey with the tag. they knocked the ball out. kau see oh scores. 5-0, cubs. 6-4 game in the ninth and carlos marmol strikes out sanchez to end it. the giants fall, 6-4. that's a wrap on morning sports. be sure to be with us for the kickoff of college football in prime time on abc7. it's alabama and michigan at 5:00 p.m. our first edition of lexus after the game tonight at 8:30. hope you see you then! ha
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Jan 13, 2013 5:00am PST
8:00 this morning, abc's george stephanopoulos hosts two powerhouse round tables taking on the president's new national security team and his point man to fix the economy. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos coming up at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> coming up next, a huge turnout, perhaps the biggest ever, for a bay area gun show. why so many people are stocking up. and later, more flu concerns as worries the flu continues to spread and vaccines run alright let's break it down. mom, pop it. ♪ two inches apart, becky. two inches. t-minus nine minutes. [ ding ] [ female announcer ] pillsbury cinnamon rolls. let the making begin. ♪ [ female announcer ] go from zero to pizza in just 60 seconds with totino's pizza rolls and grab a bite of snack-defying, satisfying... because pizza...never...misses. it's on. let's roll. delicious. but say i press a few out flat... add some beef sloppy joe sauce... and cheese fold it all up and boom! i just made an unbeatable unsloppy joe pillsbury grands biscuits. let the making begin. that's been wrapped in a flaky crust stuffed wi
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Aug 4, 2013 5:00am PDT
the threat uncovered is active and credible. today on "this week" george stephanopoulos will talk more with the chairman chief of staffs, mr. dempsey, on the threat to americans traveling overseas, particularly the middle east or north africa. you can watch this week right here at abc7 at 8 9:00. >>> it's 5:11 right now. meteorologist francis dinglasan joins us with a pro view of the forecast. >> we are start offing off with the gray skies and clouds once again. a cooling trend in our forecast. i'll tell you more about that. >> also next, the side effects of doing the right thing. what could happen to your spayed or neutered pet. and when should you do instead? and will alex rodriguez be suspended? what we've learned about the slugger and how many other players could be caught up in >> a building demonstration ended tragically in bakersfield yesterday. piece of shrapnel tore through a chain-link fence and ripped a man's leg off. his other leg was severely injured. he may lose this, as well. four other people suffered minor injuries. the russian consulate in fran was the site of a
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Aug 18, 2013 5:00am PDT
. >>> how will the u.s. respond to the escalating crisis in egypt. on "this week" george stephanopoulos talks with senator bob corker and house foreign affairs ranking member elliot angle. join george stephanopoulos for "this week" at 8:00 a.m. here on abc7. >>> the impose of a building in the east way campus at cal state is more than the i am blowing, it's helping scientists learn about earthquakes. it collapsed into a pile of rubble yes. how scientists plan to use the implosion to understand how the bay area is affected by quakes. >> now i can't even remember where it was. >> lee baker looks out from his hayward hills home hours after csu east bay's warren hall was demolished. he can't remember it without the tower that defined the city's skyline for seven years. >> you felt like you were coming home when you saw the tower. >> it was imploded yesterday. it leaned and collapsed in on itself. the force created about a magnitude 2.0 quake. u.s.g. s. will discover the impact it had on the area. the 14 story building that also housed classrooms was built along the fault more than 40 years
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Jun 25, 2012 5:00am PDT
could be a bit crowded give yourself extra time. >>> 5:35. >>> filmmaker george lucas is donating one of his north bay properties for guide cause. >>> two students varily burned during a school trip, sunburn. why the law prevented teachers from doing anything about it. >>> colorful crowds filled the streets of san francisco over the weekend for the largest gay pride event in the nation. >> closed captioning brought to you by mancini sleepworld. >>> this is the view of the san mateo bridge things are movering along just fine. sue hall is in for frances this morning she is -- monitoring things if she finds a problem she will be sure to let you know. >>> in tacoma, washington two kids were severely sunburned during a field trip because teachers were not allowed to put sunscreen on them. they were so badly burned their mother had to rush them to the hospital. the sisters aren't just fair skinned zoe is an albino that makes her particularly sensitive. most american schools don't allow sunscreen without a doctor's note. dermatologists say it needs to be applied every two to three hours to b
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Jul 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
guesses. about 50,000 bets were placed before kate gave birth, most of the money on george or james. two guards, standing gar, all morning, as we wait the moment where will and kate and the baby make their way out and introduce the baby. in addition to a royal gun salute bells are expected to ring at the westminster and st. paul for three hours this morning starting in one hour. >> the threat of a bart strike in telephone days is looming large again this morning, after new indications from both sides that contract talks are not going well. abc7 news reporter is at the berkeley bart station. >> two weeks to go and the two sides are bickering, kristen, the unions are being you have critical of bart and bart leader negotiators saying that he is not going to be available for ten of the next 14 days. bart says that he has commitments for four of those days and the rest of the negotiating team will be available so arguing is still going on but the union is saying they think that bart head negotiator is more interested in promoting a strike. ama anyonelation, deaccept, stalled tactics not
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Nov 29, 2012 5:00am PST
wars" director george lucascus >>> good morning, 5:13. live look from mount sutro towards san francisco, you may run into an isolated shower this morning. the heavier rain will come this afternoon. meteorologist lisa argen is watching live doppler. >>> man in custody near sacramento charged with the murder of an animal control officer in the town halfway between stockton and sacramento the unarmed officer went to the home of a man evicted yesterday who said he had no place to keep his animals. as the officer approached a shotgun blast tore through the door. the gunman is believed to be the evicted man. the house was supposed to have been empty. >>> general petraeus has admitted to a close friend that he screwed up royally in his affair with paula broadwell. he confided in an old army friend retired general shelton, according to him, petraeus told him in a letter resigning from the cia was the right thing to do. he talked to "good morning america" about what he thought about the affair. >> i don't think she wove a web around dave and dragged him in i don't think that at all. i
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Oct 16, 2012 5:00am PDT
. >> reporter: 2008 senator mccain wandered aimlessly around the stage, 2000 gore walked up to george w. bush in an awkward moment. classic move from the first president bush where he checked his watch. new poll found a huge spike in strong enthusiasm among romney supporters. the same poll found the president still holding a slight edge nationwide. >> romney did get an interesting endorsement. >> reporter: he did this morning in fact 1992 presidential candidate ross perot wrote an op-ed in the des moines register in iowa, he said the country can't afford four more years of mushrooming debt, rolling government and weakening military. of course, ross perot was so big with independent voters in 1992, certainly mitt romney will have to garner many of those votes if he is to win. >> romney scores a upon before the debate begins. t.j. winick, thank you. the debate tonight at 6:00, we will be kaerpg it live. >>> 5:08. time for the forecast. you mentioned fog mostly to the south. what about the rest of the bay area? >> right, let's check in with lisa argen in for mike this morning. >>> things a
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Jun 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
out. occupiers would like that area to be preserved as open space. >>> director george lucas will make a pitch today for a new art museum at crissy field. lucas will present his idea to the trust. the "star wars" creator has a large collection of art. lucas wants to display at the cultural art museum. it would include his collection, along with cultural and performance exhibits. lucas is willing to pay the $300 million construction costs for the museum. he would also spend $800 million on two endowmentses to run it. >> wow. talk about being generous. >>> 5:07. leyla is in today for mike. >> yes, indeed. take a look at this. mt. tam cam, a few shot with the i am pending sunrise. that is one gorgeous picture. we do have pretty cool temperatures right now. we're going to be seeing breezy conditions this morning, and also below-normal temperatures through wednesday. that's when we're going to see temperatures warming up just a little bit. warmer by the end of the week, and, of course, that's when we'll be seeing a full day of summer. that is going to be on friday. so something to look
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Nov 3, 2013 5:00am PST
the affordable care act place the obama administration, george stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with white house senior advisor dan phifer. along with the issues surrounding healthcare.gov, fiveler also discuss the continued fallout over the latest implications of nsa spying. you can catch it right here on abc7 at 8:00. >>> more than a year after 17-year-old trayvon martin was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer george zimmerman, the city where it happened, samford, florida, is rolling out a revamped neighborhood watch program. the samford police department will outline the changes tuesday during a community meeting. revisions include restricting volunteers from carrying firearms, and from pursuing suspects. as you know, zimmerman was acquitted of a second degree murder charge back in july. >>> the cal palace in daly city is expected to be packed again today with people attending one of the country's biggest gun shows. it's sponsored by the crossroads of the west. organizers say they do everything by the book and gun owners appreciate it. >> they won't even let me get a 30 r
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Sep 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
oakland during rallies in july after george zimmerman was acquitted of murder in the shooting death of florida teen trayvon martin. a man was hit in the face with a hammer while trying to prevent restaurant windows from being smashed. >> the san jose police department says the summer crack down on gang activity has resulted in a 19 percent drop in gang-related violent crime. the crackdown was laned in june after a string of killings including the shooting death a 16-year-old. so far, there have been six fewer gang-related homicides this year than of the same period last year. police plan to extend the crackdown into a year round effort. >> the san mateo county sheriff will make an unusual request today at the county board of supervisors meeting. our media partner, the mercury news is reporting that the sheriff wants the county to lit the ban on selling or trading any firearms owned by the county. the sheriff wants to be able to sell some 700 surplus weapons first to sworn personnel who want them and the rest to smith and wesson getting possibly up to $150,000. critics say selling them
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May 12, 2013 5:00am PDT
george stephanopoulos coming up at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> we have the winning numbers from last night's $270 million power ball draw. 6, 13, 19, 23, 43, the meganumber 16. no one got all six numbers, but there is someone in the bay area who is a bit richer this morning. three tickets in california matched five numbers, but missed that power number. one ticket was purchased in petaluma. each ticket is worth $573,000. wednesday's jackpot climbs to $350 million. the odds of winning power ball, about 1 in $175 million. i wasn't anywhere near petaluma so i guess it's not me. >> me either. >> okay. well, the weather is a winning combination today. but there is some wind? >> that's right. by 1:00 in the afternoon san francisco really feeling that sea breeze. over 20 miles an hour. so expecting your high temperature in the city early on. by about noontime it should be hitting the low 700 he is and then it's downhill after that as the sea breeze kicks up. still plenty of sunshine. here's a look at live doppler 7hd where you can see where are not tracking any precip or clouds. but th
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May 27, 2012 5:00am PDT
tapper. that's on "this ""with george stephanopoulos, which airs at 4:00 this afternoon here at abc7. >>> tonight a prayer vigil in the park will mark one year since murdered nursing student michelle li disappeared. it was may 27th a frantic search began after she vanished from the parking lot from the kaiser permanente medical center where she worked. a woman killed lii because she was jealous of lii's relationship with her ex-boyfriend. esteban has pleaded not guilty and is expected to go to trial in september. >>> in southern california a dramatic rescue of a horse mired in mud. three of his legs got stuck in an area called the hanson dam aquatic center. 35 firefighters working from the ground and the air were very careful extracting that horse named duke. he was pulled on to a sandbar and tranquilized. duke was then hitched to a basket connected to a helicopter and flown to safety. >>> in san jose a baby hawk is back home this morning of a high winds blue it into someone's wack yard. this is video of the red tailed hawk. volunteers with the wild rescue project were called friday
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Jan 28, 2013 5:00am PST
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Apr 3, 2013 5:00am PDT
former president george bush's presidential library in dallas. the dedication ceremony is at southern methodist university april 25. the facility is 23 acres and houses more than 43,000 artifacts from his presidency. of note, representatives from the university of chicago and the university of hawaii have met with officials at the bush facility as they prepare a bid to host obama's presidential library. >> hundreds of cancer patients in canada are facing disturbing news, their chemotherapy treatments may have been watered down. according to the government agency, cancer care ontario,,200 patients got lower than intended doses of drugs, uncovered by a pharmacist who tested the product. it was up to 20 percent less powerful than they should have been. patients and their families are notified this week. >> proposal to set up a planned parenthood clinic is drawing fire from neighborhoods in san francisco although they are not providing abortion. the city approve a parking plan saying there is plenty of space but business owners say they are concerned about a parking cringe or about aborti
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May 10, 2012 5:00am PDT
fund-raiser. >> george clooney is hosting it. katie is here with more and a big announcement and a big fund-raiser. >> exactly. biggest of announcements. the president has now become the first sitting president to publicly endorse same-sex marriage. he certainly will find allies at a fund-raiser tonight. not everyone is on board. some are denouncing his new stand which he revealed in an interview. some analysts say president obama will lose some voters over this and mitt romney addressed the issue quickly saying he is still believes marriage is between only a man and a woman. does any of this matter? the federal government doesn't have stand to go legalize same-sex marriage. >> so this president is not being worked out on the state level, 30th state to enact a ban. >> what i'm saying is different states are coming to different conclusions. i think it's important to recognize that folks who feel very strongly that marriage should be defined narrowly between a man and woman. many of them are not coming at it from a mean-spirited perspective. >> he went on that like pastors. you can watch
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Jan 29, 2013 5:00am PST
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Apr 14, 2013 5:00am PDT
" with george stephanopoulos coming up this morning at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> new this morning, novato may switch electricity providers from pg&e to marin clean energy. on tuesday the novato city council will consider turning just about every other town in the county in switching providers. research shows switching away from pg&e would save the city $9,000 a year. when they looked at the costs last june, they found switching over would actually cost more. >>> also new this morning, a newly-founded san francisco nonprofit will hold a benefit concert called "sing for america" at the palace of fine arts tonight. it is to singers what a marathon is to runners. it's a chance to raise money doing what they love. last year's inaugural benefit concert raised more than $100,000, benefiting some 40 organizations. with the help of sponsors, 100% of the funds raised tonight will go to various arts groups suffering from budget cuts. the concert starts at 7:00, and if you would like more information, you can check our website, abc7news.com under "see it on tv." >>> well, the new exploratoriu
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Feb 6, 2013 5:00am PST
like the incident in baghdad in 2008 when an iraqi reporter threw his shoes at foam president george w. bush. >> presidential medals will be awarded to the six who died protecting children at sandy hook elementary school. president obama will present to the ing family members at a white house certificate point next week, the medals will be given to four teachers, the school principal and a psychologist, all gunned down on december 14 trying to protect the children in their care. the 20-year-old shooter, adamant lanza killed himself. >> summer youth camp is the victim of thieves with a $50,000 loss an organization is dealing with. >> a camel crosses the road. that is no joke. the traffic tie medium resulting from the bizarre accident. >> at 6:00, a turn around for a bay area tech company. >> good morning, everyone, 5:51 and traffic is coming down 101 in san rafael, the headlights headed southbound and moving along. sue hall is covering traffic with more coming up. authorities are investigating the theft of $50,000 from copper piping in south lake tahoe. it appears someone used a key t
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Jun 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
of defendant george zimmerman is facing a perjury charge. chellie sim man is accused of lying to a -- zimmerman is accused of lying to the judge about the couple's finances. the felony charge carries a sentence of up to five years in prison and a $5,000 fine. she is free on a $1,000 bond she posted but the judge revoked her husband's bail and he's now waiting trial from a jail cell. >>> in southern arizona voters are sending democrat ron barber to washington to finish the term of gabby giffords. he was her chief of staff he won yesterday's special election over republican jesse kelly. giffords resigned to focus on her recovery. barber was already injured in the 2011 shooting rampage that took the lives of six. giffords stayed out of the campaign for the most part but barber got a hand from her and her husband over the weekend. >> thank you for your support. >> thank you. >> thank you very much. >> thank you very much. >> life takes unexpected turns and here we are. >> that was mark kelly, giffords' husband and former astronaut. barber will run in november for the full term. >>> new
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Jul 30, 2013 5:00am PDT
the seat vacated by george shirakawa after gambling with public funds. a judge is considering a charge limping him to illegal campaign mailer. shirakawa is expected to be sentenced in the fall. >> could we see hazy skies like yesterday? mike has been talking about it with fires burning in oregon making a mess of the skies. the orange haze clouded oakland and the water quality district says smoke is pushed inland by oregon by the winds. here is what drives saw on the san mateo bridge, hazy, right, and the hazy levels are high, again, today, but not as bad as yesterday. the largest of the three wildfires burning if southern oregon is about 21,000 acre, and firefighters are battling to protect hundreds of homes in glendale 50 miles from the california border and 100 homes are evacuated and the fire is just 2 percent contained. mike? >> we have high resolution satellite from yesterday and you can see how gray it was throughout the bay into the south bay and over into the east bay valley and it was just ugly. very bad yesterday afternoon. it all starts in the southwest corner of oreg
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Nov 21, 2012 5:00am PST
to resign. supervisor george shirakawa is under fire, being audited for the way he uses his county issued credit card or p-card as it is called. expense reports show, first class upgrades for air travel. dining out. even golf ex-kwur shuns attack pair expense. shirakawa refused to answer questions but talked about changes to card policies superintendent advisers say audit of his $36,000 in expense reimbursements needs to be presented to the board as soon as possible. shirakawa says he's cooperating and will have more to say in the future. >>> san francisco board of have advisers has ok'd a measure clearing the way for building apartments that are not bigger than parking spaces the board approved a pilot program that lowers square footage requirements of apartments in the city. the board also approved a resolution supporting waterfront arena for the warriors. resolution states the project is fiscally viable also calls for an environmental report on the traffic. >>> 49ers have first tenants for their new stadium. the game has been played at at&t park since it began in 2002, features
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Sep 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
highway 4 and other areas of the bay area. form president george h.w. bush was an official witness at a same-sex marriage wedding in maine over weekend. the elder bush and his wife attended the ceremony of long time friends. here is a picture of the president signing the marriage license. gay marriage became legal in maine in december. >> can't afford a new toes that, you can rent one? the model s sports model is available in the high-enrent a.m. float in san francisco. the electric cars will be part of the dream cars service which office porsches starting at $500 a day! >> the abc7 morning news continues at 5:30 with the top stories. oracle team u.s.a. keeps the america's cup trophy. what c.e.o. ellison is saying about whether the sailing race will return to san francisco in four years. >> state lawmakers have an idea to avert at kaiser permanente we've reduced serious heart attacks by 62%, which makes days with grandpa jack 100% more possible. join us at kp.org and thrive. abc7 news begins with breakings news. >> three people are deattend after a man is stabbed to death at at&t p
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Jan 20, 2013 5:00am PST
morning at 8:00 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. our coverage of the inauguration begins tomorrow at 4:00 a.m. with a special edition of good morning america. we will also have live streaming coverage at abc7 news.com starting at 6:30. >>> the excitement here in the bay area has to do with the 49ers game. abc7 news sports anchor mike shumann is in atlanta for today's big game and he caught up with some fans ready to see the niners take on the falcons. >> he's playing out of his mind. first you feel bad for alec a little bit, but he's a game breaker. it's making us win so let's go for it. >> are you nervous he's going to have that one game, the let down in could that be the experience. >> not really. >> kaepernick is going to run all over. that's not even a question. he made the green bay packers look like a college football team. >> kaepernick is 6-2'." even falcon fans like his game. >> i actually like kaepernick. >> i do too. >> you like kaepernick? >> you do. i can admire a person for his talent. >> okay. >> i mean, i still expect him to beat down.
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Aug 6, 2013 5:00am PDT
george zimmerman acquitted in the killing. the rally will demand justice for the people that are called "victims of a broken justice system." demonstrators calling for an end to gang injunctions, police brutality, and racial profiling. today's rally starts at 4:00 this afternoon at san jose city hall. authors in berkeley tell protesters occupying a historic post office they must vacate or face arrest. a dozen police officers handed out warning notes to those occupying tents on the steps of the post office. demonstrators have been camped out since july 24. they are protesting the postal service decision to put the historic building up for sale. >> gay rights advocates will rally in san francisco this afternoon to protest antigay laws in russia. demonstrators say they will pour vodka down the sewer as part of a boycott. they want the mayor to stop using russian products at city hall functions and the antigay laws make it early to speak about homosexuality to children or display a rainbow flag in public. the makers of of the vodka say the boy caught is unfair because they support gay right
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Apr 28, 2013 5:00am PDT
to abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos coming up at 8:00 right here on abc7. >>> boeing has confirmed a piece of landing gear discovered in an alley in new york city is from a 767, the same type of plane that crashed into the world trade center back on september 11, 2001. abc news reporter john sheffron has the latest. >> a few blocks from ground zero, it's believed what is to be landing gear from one of the jets that crashed into the world trade towers. >> such a long period of time. i'm amazed what has been discovered right now. >> it's wedged between two building in a narrow alley that hasn't been touched in more than a decade. >> the space between the two buildings is only 18 inches. now the part has been measured to be 5 feet by 4 feet by 17 inches. >> shorts say it was found wednesday morning by workers doing construction on a controversial islamic cultural center. >> you see how confined this space is and realize the chaos thatxisted down here on this street, i think its unfactable. >> authorities don't know how it got there. if you look closely, you can see there's a
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Dec 23, 2012 5:00am PST
george stephanopoulos coming up at 8:00 here on abc7. >> the family of apple founder steve jobs lost the fighting over an his yacht. it is over an unpaid bill. this is what the high-tech yacht venues looks like. the designer claims the heira owes him $4 million of the $12 million fee. the yacht cost $138 million to build. >>> san francisco police are marking the sixth anniversary of the death of within of their own today. officer brian was killed as he tried to arrest a prison escapee in the sunset district. the 28-year-old was one of several officers searching for 33-year-old morlon ruff. when police went to move in, rutf opened fire, hitting tavera, who died in the hospital the next day. if you would like to pay your respects you can go to the community room named of a him at the police station today between three and ate p.m.. >> ain't an none nice in san francisco is holding their 24th annual curbside donation drive. yesterday people dropped off clothing and food by the handful. donated hand-knitted scarves were available for those in need. the curbside drive continues today
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Oct 23, 2012 5:00am PDT
smaller. there are slightly more ships active now than at the low point under president george w. bush. president obama's bayonet response prompting a spike in google searches for the record the army and marines do still use bayonets. of note, campaigning today, eric mentioned that romney will be in colorado he's wrapping up in colorado with a rally with kid rock. katie marzullo, abc7 news. >> >>> alameda county sheriff's office will release more information about a woman found dead in a burning castro valley home. crews put out the fire at this home on san carlos avenue in 20 minutes last thursday they found the woman's body sign. investigators declared the fire suspicious saying there were signs an accelerant may have been used. today we expect to learn the victim's name. the home is owned by retired san francisco firefighter. a he's not considered a suspect. >>> san bruno city council will vote on a measure this evening that calls for ousting the head of public utilities commission. eight people died when a pipeline exploded beneath their neighborhood in september of 2010. the famil
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Feb 26, 2013 5:00am PST
whitman who supported prop 8 when she ran for governor. top advisors to former president george w. bush on the list. legal analysts say it could have potential to wave conservative justices when they hear the arguments next month. last week, president obama told abc7 news anchor dan ashley supporting gay marriage is the right thing to do. >> i can tell you obviously my personally view which is i think that same-sex couples should have the same rights and be treated like everyone else. >> 75 influential lens have add their names to the list including former utah governor huntsman, and two former governors of massachusetts including william weld and jane swift. the ground swell on the issue is changing rapiddedly but there is great divide in the republican party for legalizing gay marriage. >> thank you. developing news in walnut creek now where s residents of an assisted living home are in other facilities this morning because of a fire. five people had to be rescued after a fire broke out at a home last night. firefighters say they knocked the fire down before the flamed could cra
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Jan 27, 2013 5:00am PST
. don't miss "this week" with george stephanopoulos, coming up at 8:00 right here on abc7. >> tense of house of people on both sides of the abortion issue turned out yesterday in downtown san francisco in a pair of dueling rallies centered around the 30th anniversary of roe v. wade division. organization for the walk for life say 40,000 supporters were at the rally. that followed an earlier gathering at justin herman plaza. four decades after the legalization of abortion the debate continues. >> abortion hurts people and societies and children and it needs to be become unthinkable. >> they seem to think they should have control of what women do with their bodies and it isn't right. >> they say it was the largest turnout the march for life has ever had in its nine years in san francisco. >>> two people were rescued after their sailboat colighted with a tugboat towing a barge. it happened in the san francisco bay. the coast guard and sf fire responded. one person was suffering from hypothermia. we asked the coast guard if they knew how the accident happened. >> not right now. it's under
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Aug 28, 2012 5:00am PDT
. the group planned to take over george's fort stewart and bomb a fountain and bomb a dam and poison apple crop in washington state. the plot was uncovered during an investigation into the death of a former soldier and his girlfriend. authorities say they were killed after learning of the group's plans. >>> latest political battle over the u.s. capital democrats pressing for immediate money to repair the dome of the capitol building, it has 1300 cracks in it. new york senator schumer wants 61 million dollars added to a temporary spending bill he warns without fixes passers-by could be hit by ornamental fixtures and the fresco could be destroyed. >> maybe they should have a fundraiser? [ laughing ] >> that's what the rest of us do, have a bake sale. >>> welcome back, nice see you. rested? >> yeah, eight hours a sleep will do it. >> wow! >> it takes day to get back into the old routine. how are things looking? >>> a lot sun, warm away from the coast, sunshine and mild temperatures. good morning. coming up on 5:18 sausalito from mount tamalpais san francisco down to about hayward on the
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Dec 29, 2012 5:00am PST
there you will find live doppler 7hd. this morning former president george h.w. bush remains in intensive care in a houston family. bush family spokesman said the 88-year-old continues to improve. he said the 41st president is alert and, as always, in good spirits. bush has been in the hospital since november 23rd. >>> a young woman when was brutally gaining-raped and beaten died of her injuries. now those around the world are demanding greater protection for women there. we are showing you the local effort to force change. >> it is just horrible. it's very, very sad. >> concerned bay area residents and members of local south asian organizations gathered in front of the the indian consulate in san francisco for a candlelight vigil in honor of the woman gaining raped in new delhi, india and died of her injuries. >> the extent of the violence is particularly shocking. >> on december 16th the 23-year-old gas gingrich raped and severally beaten while raiding this bus. six men were arrested in connection with the attack. the outrage has spread. >> it's growing alarming violence again
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May 26, 2013 5:00am PDT
roundtable. don't miss abc's "this week" with george stephanopoulos at a special time today, 3:00, right here on abc 7. >>> authorities need the public's help finding a missing teenager. 19-year-old sean sidi has not been seen since tuesday when he told his dad he was going to the park. his family says sean has a medical issue. >> he had a bad injury, he fell on his head, and he ended up with a traumatic brain injury. he had a good recovery. and he's a pretty sharp kid, no problems there. but he's extremely fragile. and any knock on the head could be devastating. >> sean's last call was traced to within a two-mile radius of baker beach. his family wants to know which bus he last used his clipper card. they hope that will give them the direction that sean was heading. >>> another search for a bay area runner who has been missing for seven days has come up empty so far. beau rasmussen of emeryville was in the bay it breakers last sunday but no one has seen him since. >> talked with him last thursday. we made plans for me to pick him up at the airport in portland. he was at the top of his g
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