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last name used says us that baste the burglars took the security cameras and that's not all. >> the tv is gone. everything in the kitchen basically, all the appliances, espresso machine, blender. >> the cleaning staff found the full extent of the damage later that day. to add insult to injury, they stole the washer and drier and apparently tried to take the dishwasher. >> and there was nothing gentle. this door ripped off the hinges. this hinge damaged so badly it comes off in your hands. >> the burglars also coated the floor steps and counters in vegetable oil in hopes of hiding the fingerprints. the family said they reported the crime to airbnb and waiting to hear back. the only message received so far is the one asking them to review the leonarder >> it was an automated email but it's so insensitive to what happens. >> airbnb sent a statement saying they are zero tolerance for this behavior and the renter is permanently banned from the platform. they promised to work with authorities and the family will
be supported with their $million host guarantee program. in discovery bay, eric thomas, abc 7 news. the owner also says they are waiting for payment from airbnb the contra costa sheriff's office is following up leads in the case and is searching for the renters. >> more families from her the san francisco central subway. the contractor working on the central subway in chinatown install more than three miles of wrong track. they used standard strength instead of high-strength steel. sfmta it's not a safety issue. they wrote a letter ordering them to replace the steel but now the station may not open the end of the next year as planned. the former police officer accused of being the golden state killer faces four more counts of murder in southern california. the santa barbara district attorney says he could face the death penalty if contexted in
the cases her office filed. the district attorneys from several county meet in santa barbara to share details with the crimes link to the golden state killer. all cases date back to the 70s and '80s. >> i've always believed that justice delayed is justice denied. this has been a long process for the victims in this case. >> deangelo remains in jail in sacramento where he is already faced two murder charges. the 72-year-old is suspected of at least a dozen murders and more than 50 rapes across california. mendocino county authorities look into a possible connection between a discovery of a child's hoot and a crash from flam. they are trying to determine if the foot found inside a shoe a mile north of the crash site bonged to a member of the hart family. it was found with a pair of girl's jeans on the beach at the mouth of the hardy creek. authorities determined that jennifer hart was intoxicated when she drove her wife and six adopted children off of highway
1 into the pacific in march. toxicology analysis released today shows three of the children tested positive for the active ingredient in benadryl. it's been more than six months since one of the largest debris removal operation began in the wake of the north bay wildfires progress is being made. >> wayne friedman joining us live in santa rosa. wayne. >> reporter: it's about numbers and details and we'll tie them together by stehling you the story of the man building this house behind me. he is very fortunate. in what remains of the coffey park, mike williams had his future in his hands, literally pounding on it with every nail. that is the luxury of being a contractor rebuilding the house your family lost. >> life for me will always be before the fire and after the fire. >> a life that moved on from despair and zlags in sever months. with 99% of the debris picked up fema and the california office of emergency services talked
today about how they managed the california big clean jum since the 1906 earthquake. >> i think everybody underestimated the size scope and scale of the magnitude. >> the state and federal government spent $1.3 billion removing 2.2 million tons of debris that's spread out would cover 314 square miles. >> 314 square miles is a lot of debris. and this over here just a small portion of it. all the cars from the fire zone. more than a football field worth. >> could you even estimate how many cars are here? >> i have absolutely no idea. >> kristin bern works for recycling slaugss one of dump sites in the counties. this mountain of concrete came from the foundations of coffey park and fountain dr. grove. fema explained they cleared copfy fast due to topography and access >> it didn't make sense to mobilize crews into a
neighborhood to get two or three parcels when you could get 50 or a 100. >> as rebel they give a good job. >> if i gave a letter grade it's average. >> he describes it as rush job fence posts left partially embedded. you could call it progress with figurative splinters. >> when is it over for you? >> when the -- when the trees come back. >> reporter: mike added that at the end of the day they got that job done. you heard the number, 99% complete. you wonder where that 1% is. that 1% is deep in the mountants off of alpine road, two houses where the access bridge burn to the ground. to get the lots cleared fema and the army corps of engineers need to build a new bridge. live in santa rosa, wayne friedman, abc 7 news. thank you. 7 people zpas displaced after an early morning fire in san francisco. break out at 2 "a" on a glendale
street near market. a woman living near the you know saw flames. she helped residents evacuate. one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation. the cause of the fire is being determined. >> announcer: now the accuweather forecasts with experience christian. we had a nice sunny breezy and mild day around the bay area. a look the live doppler 7 you can see how priet and sunny. if you clouds. this is the view from sutro tower. 63 san francisco right now. 72 at mountainry gill roe and 57 at half moon bay. the western sky clear. looking well westward from emeryville. napa 75. 72 in invite o 78 fairfield, concord 73 .livermore and surface wind is brisk we have wind speeds of 25-mile-per-hour here at san francisco right now. 21 at half moon bay. and about 15 to 20 degrees around -- 1520-mile-per-hour around the bay. the wind advisory in effect for
the north bay and east way hills tomorrow from 7:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. on saturday when gusts may reach 5 a-mile-per-hour. i have a closer lock at the weekend later. >> see you in a few minutes with that ichlts the mayor's race in san francisco took kind of an odd turn as two candidates mark leno and jane kim formed an alliance of sorts to try to defeat london breed leading in the polls. the question is will that work in abc 7 news reporter lyanne melendez explains. >> reporter: i almost had to do a double take when i saw the new campaign poverties supporting both jane kim and mark leno for mayor. unless you've been hiding under a rock you know they are both opponents. >> this is the politics of today. and that's why i'm running for mayor. and that's why i'm endorsing state senator mark leno as my number two endorsement. >> because san francisco has ranked choice voting people can pick the top three candidates. now leno and kim are asking
their supporters to vote for them as their first and second choices which could jeopardize london bred's cans of winning the june 5th mayoral race. >> who ever is at the bottom of every round falls out and their votes are redistributed. >> for us visual learners this may explain it better. let's say i vote for leno as my number one candidate kim number two and breed number three. but let's say that leno comes in third. he is now out of the race but my vote now goes to kim. david letterman is a political strategist who thinks it may not work. >> i really think from their standpoint it's fo little too late. pwe haven't seen it work many nd times. but to make it work, you need to to be all in early on. >> he says it work in the oakland mayoral race against don peratta. only because the other
candidates joined forces early on in the race. quan ended up defeating peratta. >> here is how breed reacted to the new alliance against her. >> i make sure that my focus is on my campaign and not taking anything for granted here. >> breed went on to cast her ballot today. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. and san francisco habs has been using ranked choice voting since 2004. the idea is to avoid a costly runoff election and encourage a winner who has broad support. but so many people are confused about how this type of voting works because it's fiduciary. abc 7 news anchor kristen sze is here with more to explain it kristen. a lot to explain larry and ama. this is what san francisco voters see when they vote for mayor the ballot asks for a first second third kois totally random by the way once you pick then what how toes the ranked choice voting allege richl come one the winner? let's go to the abc 7 cafe i'll
explain using sticky notes keep it simple four conditions ppt let's say purpose it will my top choice. backup but if i can't have purple i'll taking blue and if blue doesn't win i'll go with orange. now let's add up everyone's vote. there are 20 sticky notes for 20 vote ertz my purple has the most first kois votes with seven process it has over 50% as in 11 votes it wins the election. but if it doesn't have the marmgt then things get interesting. the bottom vote getter is now eliminated. that would be orange. orange voters now we go to your second choice. two more for angel one more for purple. purple still doesn't have a majority. now a new round. the new bottom blue gets eliminated. and blue voters second choice votes are distributed. and now we have a majority. you can see yellow is the winner even though it started out with fewer first choice than purple. you may wonder what about the
third choice? it's only counted if the first and second choices are beth eliminated which did not happen this time. all right so now you know how it works. get to know the 8 candidates in the san francisco mayoral race. we have a video message and questionnaire from each candidate in this race and many other local races. so you can find it all on abc 7 news.com. larry and ama. >> thank you kristen. there will be a test on this on election day actually. the future of artificial intelligence, the summit today in washington, d.c. and what the future holds beyond alexa and sir y. >> and conference final tickets went on sale today. but there is a surprise for people who want to go. the big priss this year. plus "star wars" fans get ready a big look ahead to the premiere of solo. >> and looking at the traffic on the say skyway on thursday afternoon it's slow in both directions. on the left-hand side that's the traffic approaching the lower deck of the bay bridge trying to
top tech scuffs want the u.s. government to invest more in artificial intelligence. that's just one thing that came out of today's first white house summit on ai joining me today is cnet executive editor roger chang. when we talk about artificial intelligence it's a widefield. everything from sir y to the self-driving cars to the boston dynamic robots but that's my take and concern. what are the tech leaders wanting from the government.
>> ai has definitely been the catch-all term panacea for everything. what the technology and academic world want from the white house is more clarity on how the u.s. will maintain its leadership in ai. ? how is it fostering investment in the innovation. >> the fear with ai and automation in general is the loss of jobs poepgsly. so how do we balance that out going forward. >> that was definitely a core topic of conversation at the summit. how do you replace those jobs that will inevitably will be replaced by ai and automation. the thing is that's happened throughout history. technology always replaced jobs we found new jobs to replace them. there is someone managing twitter accounts now. that didn't exist a few years ago right. >> there is somebody managing. >> there is someone managing a celebrity's twitter account. that's a job that didn't twist. >> pretwitter. i see what you are saying. other countries are all in on ai. china is. russia is.
putin has come out and said we want to dominate this field. is this kind of like the space race back in the 50s and '60s where we want to be the first to the moon that kind of thing. >> absolutely. i think the fact that ai is such game changing technology, that can change the which we live our lives and the way everything works. it's definitely on the radar with every country. putin said who ever leads in ai research will rule the recalled world. it's that dramatic sfla where are we right now? we still lead, right. >> obviously it's hard to tell. china said they want to be the leaders. they put a lot of investment. the eu committed $24 billion in the. we have google and apple and facebook all pouring money in. that was the reason for the summit to to get clarit and support for from the u.s. government ening we main the leadership in ai. >> one feature i want to dive in it's a part of google assistant called duplex. you told me the demo on duplex.
>> the short of it is you can ask google assistant to make a reservation at a restaurant and it calls a human being at the straun and using ai will mimic a human voice to make the visitation innovation it totally freaked me out. >> it made the reservation successfully. >> successful. there was a back and forth conversation there was even ums and likes and impfrgss in how we speak that made it seem more natural than sir y or alexa. >> thank you for joining us, roger. i appreciate you coming. >> absolutely. >> ama. >> thanks, larry. plenty of tourists take photos in san francisco. but few make a statement for lgbt rights at the same time. for 32-year-old mika mier it's an epic adjourn that are take him to 417 national parks. besides setting a world record for contiguous visits he is
sending a symbolic message. at each to stop mika photographs himself with the rainbow flag. >> as a way to make the outdoor industry more welcoming to lgbt people. it's a traditionally a space lgbt people don't see themselves in the media or feel safe often. i'm taking a picture with a rainbow flag in front of the iconic park service sites. >> his final version was from the marin hedlunds. meyer mier says he tried to find a corporate sponsor for the trip with no luck. but he has the support of the national park service to spread the message of lgbt inclusion. well tickets on sale for the western conference finals between the golden state warrior and houston rockets. season ticket holler got first deliberates this morning process and then american express card holders and warrior insiders. the rest of us tickets are on sale at 6:00 p.m. this carrier the ticket price is breaking records. and not in a good way. according to ticket iq.com, the average ticket price, average,
$965 is the highest for a conference final since the site began tracking the data in 2011. game one against the rockets is monday. game in houston. the first home game will be game three sunday may the 20th. the oem place you watch giants fillies game. the fillies sponed with six unanswered runs to get the win and complete a four-game swoep. major league baseball and facebook have an agreement to broadcast one game a week exclusively on facebook. >> interesting. >> yeah. nice day outside. >> yes. spencer chris isn't here with more on that. a little cooler. a little windy. >> got the cooler near the coast but warmed up inland. areawood a warming trend is under way but a brazy trend as well. you got that part nailed for sure. and the breezes are only getting stronger as we go day by day
into the we could. here a look at the 24-hur temperature change. notice a few degrees kohler near the coast. two degrees cool ner san francisco and half moon bay then yesterday this hour. but almost all inland areas are warmer. as we look at current temperatures reed redding 63 in san francisco right now. 6 across the bay oakland. temperatures in our inland area up to 80 degrees right now at santa rosa and napa 81. 80 at antioch. mild out there and warmer over the next couple days. the sea lions are enjoying the warmth down at pier 39 as you can see from the pier 39 camera under sunny skies. the forecast features sunny and warmer tomorrow and saturday. it will be pleasant and mild on mother's day but cooler than tomorrow and saturday. then a cooler pattern continuing into early next we can. let's look at our forecast animation overnight through the day tomorrow. skies clear. but by midday saturday we'll see a little bit of fog beginning to push up along the coastline and it will fill in along the entire
coastline saturday night into sunday morning. sunday is starting off a little bit cooler day as i mentioned than tomorrow. and saturday. but still a nice pleasant mother's day. overnight clear skies breezy. low temperatures in the low 50s. so relatively mild under the breezy conditions and then tomorrow the warm jum continues inland areas highs in the low to mid-80s. upper 70s around the bay. wind advisory in effect from 7:00 tomorrow morning to 5:00 saturday morning. and that's minimally the morgt bay hilts and east bay hills where gusts could reach 5 a-mile-per-hour. of course that increases fire daerj. there is a possibility of downed tries and power lines and blows debris. let's look at the wind gust zms into tomorrow evening you can see that we'll have gusts between 20 and 30-mile-per-hour across most of the bay area. the stronger ones near the coastline on tomorrow. but saturday the strongest gusts will be the bay shoreline up to
30-mile-per-hour in some spots. and wind tapering off into saturday afternoon and finally calmer winds for sunday which is mother's day. amp highs mid-80s again on saturday. well see a little bit of a cooldown on sunday mother's day. and further cooling on monday and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. very pleasen day shaping up sunday. mainly sunny, maybe coastal fog. temperatures in the moderate range, not too warm or cool. but there will be further kalk next week as we gain a few clouds. no precipitation likely with you cooler next week. >> perfect for ama's first mother ace day. >> happy mother's day. >> thank you and to all the moms out arthro. >> for sure. >> thanks spencer. a royal slipper. but this isn't for cinderella. the san francisco company outfitting meghan markle for the royal wedding. plus. a lot of fire power in the south bay. but i
where 20 six and seven year olds were slain, this would never happen again. it has happened more than 200 times in 5 years. dianne feinstein and a new generation are leading the fight to pass a new assault weapons ban. say no to the nra and yes to common-sense gun laws. california values senator dianne feinstein
and with those words, spaks x delayed the planned launch of the newest version of the falcon 9 rocket. pace x hopes to try again to tomorrow to test the reusable space craft. elon musk's company intends to some day use rockets like this to carry astronauts into space. spacex wheated that both the rocket and its pay load are fine. a tough competition. yes. a tough competition as i was saying taking place in the foothills of san jose. 27 s.w.a.t. teams are there to prove who is really the best in the west. abc 7 news reporter matt keller tell us it's more than a competition. >> reporter: cover your ears. best in the west s.w.a.t. invitational competition gets loud. the santa clara sheriff's office has been hosting since 1992. >> it's training more than anything else.
it's a competition. but all the teams learn from each other. and it's really highly regarded in the law enforcement community. >> 27 teams from all across california are competing today including several from the bay area. they will go through six courses but it's not all fire power. some events focus on physical fitness and teamwork as well. there is also teamwork among the departments. >> this this county the police chiefs have developed a protocol where a fire departments now have protective gear and they'll go into warm areas to provide aid. those kinds of things come out of this partnership. >> campbell police came in second place last year, the highest finisher for the bay area departments. the only team to top them glendale police from southern california. they bring home more than just bragging rights. >> one week at a tactical team we grow better we make our communities wherever they are safer for the overall good the community. >> this is the follow some police department taking aim at a apartment 25 yards away.
tomorrow all the scores from the individual events will be added up and the winner of the best of the west will be nunezed. in san jose, matt keller abc 7 news. >> well finally home. president trump praises north korea for releasing three americans. >> we want to thank kim jong un who really was excellent to these three incredible people. and now a date set for the historic meeting between the two countries. and what yale university is saying after police were called on a black student (sound of footsteps) (sound of car door opening) (car door closes) (sound of engine starting) ♪ ♪
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>> announcer: live, where you live, this is abc 7 news. and here are the stories making headlines at 4:30. the acquiescesed golden state killer charged with four more murders. he could face the death penalty if convicted in the cases filed in santa barbara county. suspected of at least a dozen murders and 50 raps across california. a discovery bay home rented out on airbnb was ransacked. the landlord telling abc 7 news that two women and a man stoll $10,000 working of stuff including the washer appear drier. the florida sheriff's deputies creditwood saving a baby's life. a driver fragd down the baby and attempted cpr on the
unresponsive child. and rushed him to the hospital and expected to make a full recovery. president trump is set to meet face-to-face with north korean dictator kim jong un on june 12 in singapore. the announcement coombs on the heels of the north korean regime releasing three american prisoners. our reporter live in washington with the details. jenae. >> the three americans held prisoner in north korea are back home in the u.s. tonight. and now the focused on the summit and whether president trump achieves his goal of denuclearization. president trump is praising the north korean dictator. >> we want to thank kim jong un who really was excellent to these three incredible people. he was nice in letting them go before the meeting. frankly we didn't think this was going to happen. and it did. >> three americans wrongfully detained by the rogue regime returning to the u.s. overnight. >> it's heart breaking to think
of it. in fact the secretary of state told me when the plane refueled in anchorage one of the -- one of the detainees asked to go outside the plane because he hadn't seen daylight in a very long time. >> they were released by north korea seen as a sign of progress from kim jong un. but the president's praise raising eyebrows >> it was a good faith gesture. we weren't sure we were getting the prisoners in the first place. i think it's -- i think we should clearly give the president leeway on preparing for this summit. >> the recommends of the hostages clears the last hurdle facing president trump ahead of that highly anticipated face-to-face with kim jong un. that summit now set to take place in singapore on june 12th. and president trump says getting the three americans home was part of his goal. but the focus now is working with kim jong un towards denuclearizing the korean peninsula. reporting live in washington, abc 7 news. >> thank you. the u.s. led coalition in
iraq says five senior islamic state leaders are in custody. iraqi forces in coordination with the u.s. backed syrian forces captured the leaders in what's called a complex cross border sting. two iraqi officials told "the new york times" that a top aid to the isis leader was among those captured in the three-month operation. tensions are high in the middle east following the most direct confrontation between israel and iran to date. israel claims it destroyed almost all of iran's military capabilities in syria during the overnight bombing raiding. the syrian military released this individual of the confrontation. it followed a sears of rocket attack of israel positions in the gol heights less than two days after the u.s. withdrew from the iran nuclear deal. scientists warn that kilauea volcano is on the verge of a new explosion but don't know when it happens or how violent it might be. a big eruption could send ash
and extreme and sulfur die ox i'd and toss six-foot boulders a half mile. >> there is potential for rock falls. we've been seeing the rock falls for days. it's going to be larger. the expert for the crater walls is removed. >> all this on the big island of hawaii if you have a vacation plan for why kiki or maui fine. . the volcano national park is closing at 10:00 tonight. and will be completely shut down tomorrow. five former gymnasts urge texas authorities to investigate whether renowned gymnastics bella and martha dyroli could have done more. some of the more than 100 athletes accuse nassar say it happened at the training center in texas. the coaches say they didn't learn until after the olympics. nassar is serving a live
sentence in prison. jail university is facing more criticism after what's called a case of racial profiling. police were called when a black graduate student fell asleep while studies in the common area of the campus residence. the student posted video of the encounter showing police interviewing her more than 15 minutes. another student says the same woman recently called police on him. >> it's an instance of microaggression that many black students here at yale experience. >> yale administers say that they admonished the white student who reported it and plan to hold listening sessions this month. would you believe 65,000 text messages after one date. an arizona woman is accused of just that. police arrested 31-year-old jacqueline aids after finding her in a man's bab tub in paradise valley. she prairnlt apparently met him a year ago and court documents
say she sent 500 messages per daying. saying things i want to wear your body parts and bathe in your blood. police have not released the identity of the man. all right. well the fight against the opioid epidemic may get more difficult in the bay area. the future of a treatment clinic could be in doubt plus -- never seen our roads as congested as they are now. >> how bike to workday is making a difference here in the bay area. i'm spencer chris fibrin sutro tower looking at sunny skies but breezy conditions. this i
he's been called a rockstar lwinning pro bono battles for immigrants and the homeless. defending gay rights and gun control. democrat jeff bleich. after columbine, bleich led president clinton's youth violence initiative. with joe biden, bleich took on domestic violence. served president obama as special counsel and ambassador. maybe bleich can't pull off the rockstar look... but his progressive record is solid gold.
today is bike to workday. and with traffic congestion worse than ever in the bay area organizers have been urging commute tors please give two wheels a chance. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield has a look at the inincentive. >> john holst law claw loves bike to workday so much he offers a holiday like greeting as they pass by. >> it's a holiday yes. >> the 81-year-old stood on market street for two and a half hour on market street to encourage commuters to choose two wheels instead of four. >> it's wonderful to see the friedman of all the cyclists while cars stop traffic. bicycle something friedman. >> bike to workday organizers set up more than 400 energierizations in the bay area
during the morning commute. where cyclists could grab coffee and sfak and get a agree tune up for the bike and make the street safer >> it makes you wonder buy you don't did every day. >> mayor mark farrell got in on the action and biked to city hall. he said getting people on bikes is key to san francisco's future. >> as someone born and raised here i have never seen our roads as congested as now. everyone is frustrated. but the population will continue to agree. and as that happens we need to make sure we get people out of the car and into different sustainable modes of transsfliet some sampling bike riding this notice a difference. >> this is the fourth year i seen it and see more and more people every year. >> rgers say the question is now is why not bike to work? ? san francisco, amy holleyfield. >> we don't know if she biked to work today but the san francisco woman is overjoyed to have her
bike back hours after it was stolen. officers found it and made sure they got it back. the department tweeted the photos. this was no ordinary bike. the woman use to do for years to raise money for people living with hiv and aides. >> now the accuweather forecast with spencer christian. starting with live doppler 7 one o sunny cross the bay area. yoernt lows under clear skies relatively mild as well. mainly in the low 50s although inland spots north drop to the upper 40s. tomorrow look for warmer weather than today. still under breezy conditions and sunny skies low to mid-80s in the north bay valley and inland east bay down in the south bay a high of 78 at san jose. around the bay look for mid-upper 70s. warmerer on saturday. mother's day cools down a little bit. a lab of linger morning fog in the early morning. by noon we see fog at the coast. and mild inland by the mid-to late amp hours with highs in the
upper 70s inland and low 70s right around the bay. the accuweather seven-day forecast, just a beautiful day on mother's day. but it continues kalk down early next we can. we'll see clouds arrive no rain expected. but temperatures drop off a little bit going into early next week and remain below average much of next week before the next warm-up which probably won't come before the end of next week. >> all right thank you, spencer. 80s sure sign that spring mating season is here. two male mar mot fighting the over affections of female nearby. you want a petitions of me. i don't think you want a piece of me. it began when one of the mar mots got too close to the other as he was wooing the female. this is my block. the me lee ended as soon as they heard a car which would do a lot of damage to both. more mots are members of the squirrel family and one species lives actually in the sierra. a lot of different mar mots if you look them up.
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a peninsula doctor says he is concerned that an addiction treatment program where he sends patients could be facing the axe. the hop says it's not true. this comes at a time when opioid addiction insided demand for specialized care. here our reporter david louie. >> it leaves me unsure and worried about the future of addiction treatment in san mateo county. >> reporter: andrew glad is a burlingame physician treating patients with addictions. he learned this week a a detox program at san mateo health center is at risk of closing. he attended a meeting this week where he was told the 21-bed program was give and short reprieve but could be in jeopardy. >> to go back to a place and time where these -- these needs aren't met with specific treatment is a huge step
backwards and a big mistake. >> reporter: the concern is that closure would limit treatment opportunities when the need is growing. >> i'm shocked to hear that they would do that. because what we hear all the time is how there is an epidemic of people needing help with this. >> reporter: the sutter health beau issued the statement. quote there are no programmatic change in the program at mills peninsula medical center. project 90, a san mateo non-profit offered addiction treatment programs for 46 years says the peninsula has more demand than capacity. >> any time another program closes, it's a great loss to the whole community. >> reporter: what happens next? a number of physicians as well as alumni from the treatment program say they are putting pressure on sutter health not to shut it down. in san mateo david louie. doctors told david any value the treatment program as one of few programs on the peninsula
where patients benefit from a sheltered environment away from distractions during detoxify indication. consumer news now the federal communications commission imposed the largest fine ever, talking $120 million. >> yeah the agency says a florida man and companies he controlled spoofed 96 million robo calls. "7 on your side" michael finney with more. >> if you got all the columns you ought pb celebrating. >> it's when a phoney telephone number shows on or caller id. >> he used the spoofing and robo trawls into listening to pitching for time share as appear travel packages. the kaults to be local or from well-known travel and hospitality companies. those duped into answering and pressing one to hear about the exclusive vacation deals were transferred to foreign call centers. two auto makers recalling more than 360,000 vehicles today. fiat chrysler is recalling more
than 325,000. jeep liberty suvs. the company says a suspension problem in 2004 to 2007 models could allow water into the controls which could cause rust and cracks. mercedes is recalling around 43,000 smart for two cars. they're from 2008 and 2009. the recall is because of a potential fire risk in the engine compartment. and both recalls dealers will replace parts at no cost. more retailers are offering deals to customers who never use the now defunct toys are us and baby r us gift cards. through saturday you can show the gift card at a michael's card and get a coupon for $5 off a $20 purchase. kmart is giving points to members of the loyalty club who turn in their unused toys "r" us gift cards. toys "r" us are stopped taking the gift cards you may recall and is closing all of the its remaining story stores.
the i want to hear from you my hotline is open 10 to 20. you can also reach me on my facebook page and threw abc 7 news.com. thanks michael mts tonight is the world premier of solo, a stwarps story. there is a represent applique on hollywood bona fide boulevard to celebrate. some fans have been camped out for days hoping to get photos and autographs. solo a stand alone "star wars" flick earned on the early daufrps of han solo in the theater everywhere on may 25th. are you ready for mother's days if not we have you covered. >> get ready. alexa smith from abc 7 morning has ideas from the partners at hood line. >> it's all about mom this mother's day weekend and there are ways to celebrate around the bay. if the mom in your life is a art and wine enthusiast they she will love touring the don ham estate on a saturday.
guests enjoy a exclusive tasting of pinot noir and 30 sculptures from world renowned artists along with trees and daffodils. live music will round out the afternoon. and the i.v. is vip reception general admission from noon until 4 "p" the san francisco rose society and golden gate rose society team up for the 77th annual mother's day rose show at golden gate park's haul of flower. the roses are from 12:30 to 40urk. rose arrange and foeft will be up for competition. the roses are available for donation after the show. or how about treating her to a mother's day brunching. sunday at lake chal et sea food bar and grill. enjoy gorgeous views of the lake and wonderful dishes.
there will be a dining option for children and live music begins at 1:00 p.m. for details on all events and more go to the website, abc 7 news.com we'll link you up with hood line. we are a little more than a week away from the royal wedding. and there is another beau connection to the ceremony. actually we are talk about mother's day. >> you're right. >> accordng to the online company retail me not it's a question about what moms want and we give. survey found 47% of americans will buy mom flowers this year. 38 peppers take mom to din are. 36% are purchase a gift card. when it comes to mom what she really wants the answer is overwhelming 50% responded that they wanted a nice dinner. flowers and gift cards both received 26%. what would you like? >> just to aspen time with my family. >> that's awesome answer. >> yeah. >> well now we are a little more than a woke away from the royal wedding and another bay area
connection to the ceremony. a san francisco company designed a royal slipper for bride to be meghan markle. i'll have the story coming up. >> guys coming up tonight on abc 7 news at five eemss run high in the courtroom new at 5:00 one of the suspects in east bay murder makes a surprising zipgs leaching the victim family in tears. >> who is this random person texting me about a political campaign. i'm jonathon bloom about how they got your number and why it's legal. >> and united finds itself getting the squez from passengers over tomato juice the decision is airline is making after
they'd tell you to go to ross. because there's so much to choose from. listen to your pets. they're your best friends, so they don't want you to spend more than you have to. if you want to save big on pet accessories, you gotta go to ross. coming up tonight in primetime, on abc 7 at 8:00 it's grey's anatomy. then at 9:00 the new drama station 19, followed at 10:00 by quantico and then stay with us for news at 11:00. the royal wedding of prince harry and meeting. markle is just over a week away. and one local company created a royal slipper fit for a princess. >> melanie woodrow shows what it looks like. >> reporter: from san francisco to kensington palace, birdies are making the royal spanish. >> we believe we are create agnew category if foot wear.
>> the cofounders marissa gates and bianca sharky start add company to solve a problem. >> our business idea happened over a text message. why can't i find something fashionable and comfortable for the entertaining space of my house? soon after launching the dwoo gifted the pair to meghan markle who shared pictures on the instagram account. >> she was speculation i was dating prince harry. >> won it be great if she become as princess. cybermonday last year they announced the engagement you can only imagine the combination of the engagement and cybermonday did for our business. >> the cofounders decided to create one of a kund bridal slippers for a favorite fan. >> we use add pretty dushess ivory satin, a pom which is ornamental but not supercrazy or blongy. and giving it a a twist and making it feel more bridal we added pearls.
>> the markle slippers have been shipped. only one other pair exists bow byrds shares a similar style in other colors. >> we're envigging her in the ballroom but she has something comfortable and warm on her feet that are fun and fabulous that gets her excited about walking down the aisle and marrying her prince. >> melanie woodrow, abc 7. and meetingle markle's mom arrived today in the uk. ahead of the wedding. dooria ragland is staying at kensington palace and will meet the entire family this week. markle's father thompson will walk her down the aisle on may 19th. abc will have complete coverage of the royal wedding on saturday, may 19ing. robin roberts and david muir will anchor live from windsor england. a special edition of gma begins at 2:00 a.m. coverage until 8:00 a.m. followed which abc 7 news. thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm larry beil.
>> i'm say ama daetz. abc 7 news at for a 5:00 starts now. everybody understatemented the size, scope and scale of the magnitude. >> today a better picture of the massive cleanup effort following the north bay wildfires. a stunning development in an east bay murder case, the decision by one of the defendants left the victims family in tears. and new developments with the golden state killer case, the new charges the suspect is now facing. is it a new use of technology or an invasion of privacy? we'll tell you about a campaign technique creating a buzz in the bay area. >> announcer: live, where you live, this is abc 7 news. it's one of san francisco's biggest projects and we have learn tonight there is a mistake with the construction of the central subwith. good evening thank you for joining us i'm dan ashley. >> i'm kristen sze well the projects extends the muni late rail line to china town.