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>> it's saturday, august 8th. nguyen. let's start with a first look at the forecast. here's lisa argen, tracking live doppler hd. hi, lisa. >> good morning. >> low fog and clouds will keep us comfortable this average. sunshine beginning to break out on the peninsula. low clouds and sunshine, no delays with low 60s for many neighborhoods this morning. 61 morgan hill. 63 mountain view with 60 downtown. so we will look for the low clouds and fog to pull back, keeping the coast cloudy but mild. san francisco partly sunny and 70 today. it all amounts to a typical summer afternoon. we will bring up the numbers just modestly tomorrow. i'll have that forecast for you, along with the look ahead the
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next seven days coming up. chris. >> thanks, lisa. in developing news, one man is dead and another injured after their car crashed into a tree in sonoma county. it happened just after midnight on seventh street east just outside the sonoma city limits. it so badly crushed it took firefighters longer than usual to extricate the victims. one person who didn't want to be interviewed on camera, said both men had just left a wedding party. the injured man was flown to a local trauma center. out of san jose, investigators are at the scene of a fatal shooting. police responded shortly before 11:00 last night to tully road and capital expressway. they found a victim with life-threatening injuries who later died at the scene. police say the circumstances and motive surrounding the shooting are unknown. the suspect remains at large. aldon smith is an ex-49er and his career could be in jeopardy. he was released friday after being arrested for dui and vandalism. it's his fifth arrest since 2011.
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the linebacker was with san francisco for four seasons, although he spent much of that time suspended. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo talked with some of his teammates. >> wide receiver antawn bolden, and they say even if he's not a teammate, aldon smith is still their friend. >> for me it's not about football with him. it's make sure he's okay as a person. but as a team we have to move forward. i wish the west for him. >> players also denying reports there was trouble between smith and quarterback colin kaepernick off the field. >> i have to ask you about the reports that he and colin kaepernick were fighting over a woman? >> i don't know nothing about that. >> i never heard that until you just said it. >> colin kaepernick said himself saying off-camera it's not his car that smith hit. >> police arrested the 25-year-old linebacker thursday night on suspicion of dui, hit-and-run and vandalism. they say he hit a parked car at his apartment complex in santa clara. smith said this on his way out of jail. >> it wasn't a dui.
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the situation i have could have been handled differently. i apologize for everyone i did let down and i apologize for how it all played out, but as far as it being a concern, it will work out how it's supposed to work out. >> safety eric reid said in light of smith's previous problems, it seemed like he was doing better. >> his attitude, just the way he talked, the way he interacted with people, he was making some real strides. i think this is just an unfortunate situation. >> head coach jim tomsula hopes the strides will continue. >> although he won't be playing football for the san francisco 49ers, he will be supported and helped. and he will not have to walk this bath alone alone. >> smith is already on probation after two previous dui arrests and he could now face jail time. he's scheduled to be arraigned october 6th. in santa clara, abc news. the 49ers were invested in keeping smith out of trouble san francisco magazine also had a stake. the september issue was to have
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smith on the cover with the headline aldon smith is misunderstood. editor-in-chief tweeted this picture yesterday. the article has smith saying he's ditched his party lifestyle for a one bedroom condo and more time with his two-year-old son. smith was also asked if he considers himself an alcoholic. the former 49er said no and that he just likes to have a good time. 8:04 is our time. the san francisco fire department is reacting after the family of an asiana airplane victim dropped his lawsuit against the city. the girl was ejected from the plane and covered in foam and run over by a responding fire truck. her family isn't talking about the confidential settlement agreement, but yesterday a statement roos released by the fire chief, "i'm hopeful today's dismissal will bring closer and healing to
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our members and events of the flight 214." a gunman shot at three people as they tried to run away, hitting a man in the leg. a surveillance camera caught the whole thing. the police said some kind of confrontation occurred between the shooter and the shirtless man. the suspect identified himself as being a member of an asian gang and then and shooting. >> other bullets hit the side of the house and car but no one else was hurt. governor brown granted parole to a transgender inmate fighting to have the state pay for sex reassignment surgery. in april the judge ordered them to provide 51-year-old rachel -- michelle, with the surgery.
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it's unclear whether she'll still be able to have the surgery before she is released. there's a lot of concern at cal over the steady rise in crime. a student was recently robbed at gunpoint while walking on campus. nabc7 news reporter abc7 news reporter alan wang tells us what police and school officials are doing to keep the campus safe. >> the campus of u.c. berkeley offers a certain sense of security. >> yeah, i generally feel the campus is pretty safe for me to walk around. >> but just after midnight a 20-year-old male student was robbed at gunpoint while walking down speaker plaza. the two men took his wallet and cell phone. >> it raises red flags. >> u.c. berkeley police say armed robberies are not that common on campus, but people have been getting robbed about once a week in the neighborhoods just south and west of campus. >> in the outskirts in berkeley, it is more common. it is now come on to campus more. >> with the semester about to begin and more students populating the campus, uc police are afraid the crimes of opportunity will be on the rise.
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that's why they recommend bear walk. bear with walk is a free door to door safety walk for students. >> they make you feel maybe i should. >> police also recommend walking in groups and putting away the electronic devices. open the u.c. berkeley campus, alan wang, abc7 news. >> for students who want to request a bear walk, we have a link on our website, >> oakland police are investigating a wild crash involving three cars and a building. it happened at 82 and macarthur boulevard. despite the major damage to the cars, only one person was hurt. this are a couple sideshow-like skid marks in the area, but so far there's no indication it is related to a sideshow. a burning car held up yesterday evening's commute on the 280 connecting ramp and southbound 87. that's in san jose.
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fortunately no one was seriously hurt. and take a look at this picture. this car exploded yesterday evening. the image was posted on instagram by ray chavez with our media partner the bay area news group. it happened on seventh avenue in oakland. no word how the convertible caught fire. crews were able to put out the fire, but the car was destroyed. 8:08 is the time. it's an action-packed weekend in san francisco. thousands are going to at&t park to see megaminister joel osteen. 50,000 going to the jay pop summit. and the main event is outside lands at golden state park. it's expected to bring in more than 200,000 people. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has more. >> fans by the thousands streamed out of the first night of outside lands. during the event emergency crews had their hands full with several calls over possible overdoses on marijuana edibles and other drugs. and a new online medical
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marijuana delivery service is looking for new customers. an eventful start to the music festival with big headlines. >> the first day kids, elton, of course. >> christian morton is here for the first time with his mom and sister. mom has been here before so she's learned the logistics. >> i just hopped on air b&b and looked for a place that was close where we could walk. after leave here before you had to walk. >> booking local homes online is a popular option. we spotted bedrooms on air b&b going for more than $400 a night. >> we had a $3,000 air b&b right near the park, but we are like, okay, we didn't have -- we only have four people. it's like a ten-people house. >> they gave up that place and went for a less expensive option in daly city. clearly this weekend's music fest can be a pricey affair. daily passes started at $135 and all tickets are sold out.
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>> i don't have money for a ticket. >> so he and a friend are perched on a tree stump that provides a glimpse of the events inside. at golden gate park, sergio quintana, abc7 news. and you can head to san jose to enjoy the music this weekend. the san jose summer jazz fest has taken over downtown. 100 shows on 12 stages provides toe-tapping tunes for music lovers of all ages. it's the 28th straight year for the festival. at 3:15 a sambe parade will make its way down the street. what is happening with the weather? >> for san jose, 3:00 this afternoon it should be in the 80s. mt. tam, plenty of cloud cover. and despite the temperatures, on the mild side novato. 63 oakland. a breeze this afternoon up in the north bay. we will have seasonable numbers.
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>> here's a live look from our emeryville camera. we hope your saturday is off to a nice start. a little gloomy in some parts of the bay area. lisa argen returns in a little bit with the full accuweather forecast. time is 8:14 on your saturday morning. >> convicted colorado movie theater gunman james holmes will spend the rest his life in prison. >> we, the jury, do not have a unanimous final sentencing verdict. >> jurors were dismissed yesterday after failing to agree on a sentence for gunman james holmes. that was after less than seven hours of deliberations. one of the jurors said there was one lone holdout that didn't want the death penalty while two others weren't sure. >> there was nothing further to discuss at that point. it only takes one. >> several aurora police officers burst into tears when
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the verdict was read. victims' families were not happy. >> i think it's outrageous. i still think death is justice for what that guy did. >> that's not justice. he's living, he's breathing, and our loved ones are gone. >> twelve people were killed and 70 others were injured while watching the movie "batman" in aurora, colorado three years ago. >> evacuations have been lefted -- lifted for the more than 14,000 people forced out of their homes in the lake county valley. they can now return back to their home. the rocky fire has destroyed 43 houses and 53 other buildings. nearly 70,000 acres have burned, but it is now 62% contained. crews are hoping for full containment late next week. fire crews rescued on injured and very dehydrated dog from the rocky fire. the dog was found suffering from minor burns yesterday. the firefighters gave the dog food and water and waited in
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-- until animal rescue arrived and took it to a local animal hospital. >> an increasing popular way to get cash if you are in debt is coming under intense scrutiny. here's michael finney with why some are calling it a trap. >> he recalls the excitement captured in this commercial we found on youtube. >> i won a car! >> she was one of the lucky winners of the casino's car a day giveaway. the sonoma resident, who has since become bedridden, could barely walk up to claim her prize last year. >> here she's coming. she's right here! the car was free, but tony was responsible for paying $4,000 in taxes and for the extended warranty she bought. it's money she didn't have.
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loan. >> all you have to do is go in there with the title to your car and your i.d. >> a new state report released found the number of auto title loans released in california between 2011 and 2014 went up 179%. consumers borrowed nearly $382 million during that time. consumer action said such loans are a bad idea. >> auto title lenders have little resemblance to mainstream lenders and are more like a ring of car thieves operating with the blessing of the state. >> nearly 93% of auto title loans in california had interest rates of 70% or higher. half charge the interest rate of 100% or more. >> like all predatory lenders, car title lenders claim that they are giving you a life preserver at the time you are in financial difficulty. what they don't tell you is that life preserver is made out of concrete. >> loan-mart, who lent her the money, said they try capital for those who may find it difficult to obtain it.
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additionally, all fees and costs are disclosed to applicants. tony admits she should have read the agreement before signing it. when she realized she would be charged more than 85% interest, she decided to sell her car to pay off off the loan. >> i could have gone downtown to a loan shark and gotten a better deal. >> those who fail to repay their loans could lose their cars. the financial protection burro he is drafting new federal regulations of auto title and payday lenders. the proposal is expected to be released by the end of the year. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side" your next diet pepsi may taste a little different. the popular soda has started using a new sweetner that's a form of splenda rather than aspertame. aspertame has been used for three decades but consumers have been turned off by it because it is linked to cancer. >> for anyone headingheading si,
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maybe going for a run in the city, bring your jacket. >> yeah, good idea. the low clouds and fog are pretty deep, but beginning to clear from livermore to san jose and mountain view this morning. we are looking at live doppler 7hd. no rain but we are tracking a system to the north of us that will keep us on the cooler side of normal as we begin the work week. but we still have the weekend, which includes sunday. that will feature a change, as well. so we've got san jose flashing in the clouds. 63 mountain view, 61 morgan hill, 60 half moon bay. a pretty interesting shot of the low clouds here from emeryville. you see the the sun and trying to evaporate. it's getting sunny in concord, sunny in fairfield and napa this morning is at 60. the delta winds are blowing, and that's going to allow temperatures to however around 90 today. it should be pretty nice. and another live shot outside where you can see more sunlight
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breaking through the low cloud deck on the bay here. taking advantage of the nice morning light. cool 60s out there. a mixture of clouds and sun for a partly sunny afternoon. 70 today in san francisco. we have more clouds this morning and then clear spots. but we are working on that for you. mild to warm over the weekend and cooler as we begin the work week. but by sunday, we will look for some modest warming in some neighborhoods. here's a look at the fog footprint. you see in the east bay it's sunny, and also over on sfo, part of the peninsula and down through the south bay, looking a little brighter. but the stratus is banked up from the north coast all the way to southern california. if you are spending time at the beaches, it will be gray and not too cool, though. we will see some moderate gusty winds throughout the afternoon. but it's that area of low pressure that will bring the cool-down. but between now and monday, it's a typical august weekend with
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the summertime temperatures very seasonal, low clouds and fog retreat to go the coast, and afternoon highs in the upper 80s in livermore not only today but tomorrow. there comes the dip, about 5 degrees or so monday, tuesday and wednesday, even into thursday. it will take until the end of the week before you see more 90s in the livermore valley. in terms of temperatures in the south bay, a lot of what you have been used to. low 80s san jose. 79 in sunnyvale. the clouds are beginning to part here. we will see 80 mountain view,, temperatures in the mid-60s and in the north bay relative humidity is increasing. helping with the firefighting efforts. 81 napa, and nice afternoon with plenty of 70s and 76 hercules. near east bay 77. newark head inland and just a few areas of upper 80s w he will see the mid-80s from san ramon to pleasanton and
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walnut creek today. accuweather seven-day forecast, slightly warmer inland. maybe a couple degrees. and cooler monday. very little change tuesday and wednesday. the low clouds and fog will stay with us and we will look for a modest warmup by the end of next week. but en see what is showing up on live doppler 7hd anytime with the abc7 news weather app. it's free. more information at >> we know know 200 people in town for outside lands, and tonight it will be interesting, especially with all the people heading out and maybe not used to our weather. >> that's right. >> bring layers. lisa, thanks. coming up next, close encounters of the harry kind. a little hero is being credited with scaring off a
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proving there's nothing like a father's love. he shaved his head and got a tattoo of an implant on his head so his daughter would feel better about her real one. he said he plans to grow his hair out again but will shave it if charlotte wants to see the tattoo again. >> oh, my god, oh, my god, oh, my god, come see! >> here is something for you out there. the panicked tourist said he caught something unusual on camera while vacationing in north carolina. he was on a watch when his pet yorkie started barking and ran away. there was something moving in the distance, but what was it? walter swears it was big foot, but not many people are buying it. much more ahead on the saturday morning news. the outspoken televangelist has brought his message to the birthplace of the same-sex marriage movement, that's joel
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>> live from the kgo tv broadcast center, this is abc7 news if. >> half past the hour on this saturday morning. thanks for waking up with us. i'm chris winn. there are still clouds covering parts of the bay. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live. hi, lisa. >> good morning, chris. temperatures are in the 60s.
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60 napa, 62 by the delta. we have the sonoma county fair today. it should be a nice day in the north bay. and the east bay not hot. sunshine in livermore, mid-60s. we will look for the warmth to arrive in the east bay valleys later on this average with temperatures ranging from the mid-and upper 80s there. mid-60s to low 70s in san francisco works partial sun. across the bay we are looking at low 70s. astros in town for the a's and low 80s surround other parts of the bay. so a detailed look at the second half of your weekend and a cooler start to the work week all coming up. chris. >> lisa, thank you. in developing news, a killer typhoon is head for mainland china in morning after leaving six people dead and hubs injured on taiwan. it hit the island with a vengence, downing trees and with our lines and causing 3 million households to go dark.
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an 8-year-old girl and her mom were swept out to sea and the girl's twin sister is missing. all 279 domestic flights from taiwan has been cancelled, as well as 37 international flights. new this morning, president obama is asking congress to pass new legislation to make sure every american has equal access to the voting booth. in his weekly radio address the president pointed out that this week is the 50th anniversary of the landmark voting rights act of 1965. the historic act broke down legal barriers that prevented blacks from voting. mr. obama said although there are still efforts being made to restrict people from voting, everyone needs to be aware of what prevents people from casting a ballot. >> the voting rights act broke down legal barriers that stood between millions of african americans and their constitutional right to cast a ballot. it was, and still is, one of the greatest victories in our country's struggle for civil rights. >> earlier this month a federal judge ruled that a new voter i.d. law in texas violated the voting rights act and was discriminatory to minorities.
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happening today, protesters are planning a rally and march in san francisco to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of michael brown in ferguson, missouri. protesters held a similar rally in oakland yesterday. the shooting of the unarmed brown by officer deron wilson launched the black lives matter movement and sparked protests across the country. a grand jury later decided no the to bring charges against wilson, and a department of justice report said he did not violate federal civil rights laws. 8:32 is our time. at&t park will be full of fans tonight but the giants aren't playing. thousands are coming to see megaminister joel osteen for a -- what is being billed as a night of hope. we have the details. [applause] >> you just get people's hopes up but you can't have faith if you don't first have hope. >> he's the megaminister from texas with a megafollowing. you may have seen him on tv sunday mornings. >> its exciting. to see all the seats and all the production happening.
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>> now joel osteen is bringing his message of hope to a sellout crowd at at&t. san francisco was no scheduling mistake. bible belt because that's where the message resonates with people. >> god doesn't want us to be in the same place next year as we are right now. he wants us to move forward. >> osteen said the message he delivers alongside his wife, victoria, is not overly inspirational. -- or not overly religious but more inspirational or motivational. >> if i can let somebody forgive or let go to the past, see this day as a gift, even though something is not perfect, i believe that's what i hope to do. >> osteen still opposes gay marriage, but said everyone is welcome at his events. >> i'm not here to come bashing people. i'm for everybody. >> what is the largest venue you have brought your message to? >> probably yankee stadium. >> it's great being back in new york. >> he sold out yankee stadium last year. his estimated net worth is about
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$40 million. >> i don't take a salary from the ministry. i have been blessed with my book sales. >> his books are best sellers, but osteen says connecting with fans is what drives his spirit. >> not one of is going to go out of here the same way we came in. in san francisco, colonel bernard, abc7 news. >> happening now, a san francisco resident is trying to become the first woman ever to swim from the farallon islands to the golden gate bridge. there was this video of her swimming. it's a 30-mile stretch of water that she's trying to conquer. she began swimming at 11:16 last night and right now is past the gulf of the farallon marine sanctuary. four men have completed the farallon to golden gate swim, but no women yet. chambers is being tracked in the water. this is a live look at the map. again, she is past the marine sanctuary, which is an area notorious for its shark population. we have a live tracker on our website,
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approaching 8:35 on our saturday morning. new this morning, tesla has announced plans to open a dealership in dublin. this will be the first store in the tri-valley for the electric car company. it will be located at the former stone ridge jeep chrysler dealership on st. patrick day. tesla has begun hiring employees but it's not clear how big the workforce will be. the company has not given an opening date for the new store but it will be the eighth store in the bay area. the newest staff member at a south bay hotel is so hard-working he doesn't sleep and doesn't ask for tips.t( jonathan bloom tagged along with the hotel helper that's creating a lot of buzz and a few beeps, as well. >> it might take you by surprise. >> what just happened in the elevator? >> it was for the robot. and without a doubt you will have questions. >> can it respond? and more importantly, what is it? >> it's dash, the robot. >> it's a friendly robot that can take items to your room. [phone ring]
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>> see, the front desk at the crowne plaza gets requests for all sorts of things, tooth brushes to toothpaste, towel. someone has to stop what they are doing to bring it upstairs, unless that someone is a robot. now dash comes from a famous family. his parents are the pr2 robots used occasionally in videos and in research. >> what the pr2 is carry french frys to your room without someone taking them. this one with a locking bin can actually do that. >> dash doesn't have hands. he doesn't need them to call the elevator. he talks to it using robot telepathy, also called wi-fi. >> it is built to be approachable and friendly. do you notice a resemblance to one of the most famous robots ever? that's not an accident. >> remind you of anything? >> something out of a science fiction show. >> r2d2. >> we did take a lot of inspiration from mainly the size of it. i believe george lucas got the size right, and also the friendly noises. dash is built for safety,
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scanning the ground for obstacles and dodging them to get to your room. [phone ring] a phone call tells you the robot has arrived, but he won't open his door until you have opened yours. after you grab that toothbrush -- >> it hangs out another 7 or 8 seconds before it leaves. that's selfie time. >> expect a social media explosion. >> robot selfies are the thing?r >> it is definitely the thing. >> jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> still ahead on the abc7 saturday morning news. serving healthy meals at schools. how congress may be getting involved in overhauling the school lunch program here in california. but first here's a live look outside from the san mateo bridge camera. you see the fog but no major traffic issues to report this morning. as for the weather, lisa argen will have your forecast in a few minutes. stay close, we will be right back.
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>> good morning, everyone. the i'm is 8:40. we are taking a live look from our exploratorium camera. you see the cloud cover over the bay bridge in morning. we will have a check of the full accuweather forecast with meteorologist lisa argen coming up in a little bit. after three years of separation, demolition crews have gun tearing down the san clemente
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dam in carmel valley. the nearly 100-year-old dam was built in 1912. it was declared unsafe in 1995. a danger to communities downstream in terms of earthquakes or flooding. the project is to tear down the dam and restore the river will cost $83 million, most of which will be covered by monterey county water users. a check now of the weather. over all so far the temperatures are climbing. >> that's right. and also just interesting perspective from the somewhat fluid movement of the low clouds we get from mt. tam. 63 in novato right now as well as oakland and san jose. numbers of still coming up. typical august levels. i'll explain. and talk about a slightly cooler start of the week just moments away. >> thank you, lisa. also more from the 49ers on the shocking release of aldon smith. were there any warning
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>> about good morning. temperatures could reach the 80s in the south way. lisa will let us know how warm it will get coming up.
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happening today, with school just around the corner, 5,000 needy san francisco kids will be given new supplies to start the year. the backpack giveaway, similar to this one, is part of the tenth annual western traditional health and family day. the san francisco public defender's office help gathered the packs through their magic program. today's event begins at 10:00 at the hutch community center on mccallister street. >> many school cafeterias in california are challenged where healthy feels. but here's a new plan to make school lunches better. >> the 2010 healthy hunger free kids act demand that all schools serve healthier meals. to do that districts have had to upgrade some of their kitchens. >> new serving tables, new floors, new ovens, new hoods, and warm boxes. >> most of the kitchen at this
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school in hayward has been modernized. it ensures students are given healthy meals cooked on site. but like the majority of schools, the refrigeration system is out-of-date. >> when you are offering this variety at this volume, you need more space to store the items to make it happen. >> it's both inefficient and lacks the necessary space to store perishable goods, including fruit, vegetables and milk for an entire week. we don't have the infrastructure to support what they say we are to do. >> there is a a bill in congress that, if passed, would provide school districts with grants in a way to participate in a a loan assistance program to buy equipment and make upgrades. >> you need at least $50,000 to upgrade the high school kitchen to the standards. >> this kitchen dates back to the 1960's. the old giant refrigerator broke and now serves dry goods. to better serve students, the school also needs more double ovens and warmers. the school district serves 15,000 meals a day.
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a task not easily achieved with some of their outdated kitchens. in hayward, ian melendez, abc7 news. >> great to see that some schools will soon be getting some love hopefully. those schools need it. >> that's right. and hayward, one of the comfortable spots today with a little bit of sea breeze this around. still clouds around parts of the east bay. we will see more in the way of sunshine. and subtle changes not only for the second half of your weekend but to start the week ahead. live doppler 7hd, we aren't tracking rain, but we will be looking a the this system here off the coast. by the time the weekend is over, it allows for the strong on shore push and the marine layer will continue to exert it's influence across the area. the fog from mt. tam, check it out u know what kind of day it will be when you see this visiting us and staying just from the shore, just a couple miles inland, maybe about two or
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so. that means you get the nice sea breeze. no one will get too hot. 63 san jose and 60 half moon bay. it's been mild there with the above-arrange sea surface temperatures. even with the sea breeze it should be pretty comfortable. temporary gusty winds from time to time around the bay, as the sea breeze picks up. 58 in santa rosa. 60 napa. it dropped a few degrees. you see the sunshine on the way to the peninsula. sfo, 64 concord. livermore you are in the sunshine and you have been for quite some time. emeryville beginning to brighten up this morning. we are mostly cloudy for some, partly sunny elsewhere. it's a mild to warm weekend with the second half of the weekend featuring maybe a couple degrees of warming inland and then looking at the area of low pressure to the north of us, allowing for the cooler start to the week ahead. so really very typical as the and he flow of the low clouds and fog follow, and in response to the area of low pressure in the next several days.
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so we will look for an area of high pressure to expand coming the end of next week. that's when it will bring more heat our way. between now and then it should be pretty decent. if you are counting on the sun in golden gate park, that the not going to happen. but we are dryer in the northern sierra. you see the low pulling away. we've had the thunderstorms around lake tahoe. should be a nice day there with temperatures in the 70s. and it continues for much of northern and even southern california. partly cloudy and 77 in los angeles today. 90 yosemite. despite the clouds you are mild in monterey at 730. we look for the clouds -- at 70. mid-60s for you at 2:00. and mild conditions. it should be pretty decent. a little breezy north bay today with the cloud cover pulling back. 85 concord. 74 oakland. and at the coast anywhere from the upper 60s to some low 70s. looking at upper 70s for santa
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cruz. if you are headed into oakland look for 72 at 4:00. sunny conditions. the forecast, just a few degrees warmer around bait and inland tomorrow. breezy and cooler monday and tuesday and parts of the bay wednesday, and looks like we will warm up by the end of next week. pretty nice for august. >> and for all the out of town visitors here for outside lands, maybe bring an extra layer. you might need it tonight, right? >> absolutely. >> turning to sports now. the 49ers will be back on the field for training camp one kay after the team released star linebacker aldon smith following his fifth arrest since 2012. here's larry beil with reaction from the team with this more than's sports report. >> good morning, everybody. if you had to identify the 49ers two most important players coming into the season, you probably would have said colin kaepernick and aldon smith. or you would have said that 24 hours ago. now aldon smith is done as a
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niner after his fifth arrest in three years. what is shocking is until yesterday morning they were considering a contract extension for aldon smith who could have been look at a $100 million deal with he stayed clean and had a big year. now he's looking at the possibility of the inside of a jail cell and another nfl suspension. the reaction from an emotional head coach jim tomsula and his ex-niner teammates. >> people stumble. some things are greater risk in things. but he is in that process of turning his life around. he is in that process. in terms of him playing football again, i sure hope so. >> it is a sad day for the team. he's obviously a huge cog in the wheel for us and we will miss him. it's more than just about football at this point on. he needs to make some changes, and i think he will work on doing that. >> sad story. on to baseball. the giants are leaking oil on this road trip. they just lose pitcher mike lee to a sore hamstring.
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15-day deal. and it did not go well yesterday. friday matinee at wrigley field with a whole lot of giants orange in the crowd. the rocket that took tomlinson. 1-0 cubs. two men on in the fifth. no relief from jeremy affeldt. a giant killer. kyle. another bomb. tomlinson to hammel. and cubs break it open with five in the fifth and win 7-3. giants a game and a half back of the cubs for the wildcard and three back in the west. how cute is this? love the ears on that little one there. great hat. a's and astros. two best pitchers in the american league. sunny gray goes the distance, striking out five. dallas went six innings for his 34th consecutive start. tagged in the third by danny valencia. solo bomb made it 2-0. fighting fire with fire. that is crushed! the lone mistake by gray makes it a 2-1 game.
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bottom of five, waits on the pitch and drives it. down the left-field line. the double. scoring brent. a's win 3-1. sunny gray is now 12-4 on the year. when you are 12-4 on a last-place team, you are a bad man. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil coming up next, how people walking in the east bay today will help wishes come true.
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>> here are the winning numbers from last any he's mega-millions draw. nobody picked all six. tuesday night's jackpot goes up to $25 million. >> happening today, the walk for wishes event kicks off this morning. ama daetz, seen here during the masters walk, will m.c. the event again. people will walk to remember loved ones or for all bay area wish children. money raised supports the make a wish greater bay area foundation. a final weather check. how will it be? >> temperatures in the mid-60s. sunny, and right now you can see around the bay, well, the sunshine is going to win out for this part of san francisco. otherwise golden gate park will however with the cloud cover. so we will see the 70 right here
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where golden gate park will be in the 60s. in the north bay, breezy for san rafael and over in hayward and fremont. the forecast a couple degrees warmer tomorrow. you may not even notice. but you will notice the cooler part of the work week and it will tip into the middle of the week. the end of the week we may see some more 90s return inland. very comfortable and august like and very bay area >> more of the same. also for people heading out to the a's game, wear the sunscreen. >> that's right >> lisa, thanks. and thanks for joining us on the saturday morning news. news continues now online, twitter, facebook and all your mobile device was our abc7 news app. for lisa argen and the rest of us here at abc7 news, i'm chris nguyen. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. until then make it a great day,
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