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go warriors. >> whoo! >> big excitement from the smallest fans. >> dub nation is gathering for a watch party as the warriors get ready for an all or nothing game in houston. good evening. i'm ama daetz. thank you for joining us. let's get to it with live team coverage. i'm eric thomas. >> we begin with mindi bach at the toyota center. all on the line tonight. >> reporter: oh, yeah. this is going to be a great one. the warriors unfortunately, will be without andre iguodala for a fourth straight game as he has that bone bruise. they're 1-1 in game 7s under steve kerr. steve kerr said game 7s are like no others. there are a lot more butterflies involved in this game. even for the seasoned professionals. even having experience plays a factor. >> when you've experienced it a few times, you kind of are ready
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for the emotion of it. the finality of it. one way or the other. so the game takes on a little different feel from the first six. i think it's important for our guys to have gone through that and felt it. you just get a little more comfortable. it's pretty frenetic out there the first few minutes. everybody has butterflies. but once the players settle in, gets easier. >> there's no place for that. go back and think about how your body was, how your mind was racing a hundred miles an hour. it's just basketball. the same 94 feet you play every single game. just the situation is a little different. you got to calm yourself down. >> in the shoot around. he admitted his mind is racing. he's an avid golfer. he took tips from pga pros on how they prepare for five and
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six-hour rounds that are pressure filled. it has to do with a lot of breathing and calming the mind and it starts early in the day. that's what he was doing. watching kevin durant perform, he looks very smooth, eric and ama. i would say he's ready as well. mindi bach, abc 7 sports. thank you very much. the warriors are 8-0 in game 7 of the conference finals since seeding began. their last appearance was in the 2016 nba finals. that's when they suffered a four-point defeat to the cavaliers. now to the dub love at oracle arena where fans are gathering for a watch party. dion lim is there live. i high hopes for a win. >> reporter: oh, yeah. ama, the hopes are so high, check it out. they go to the roof. we're inside on the hardwood. you can see the jumbotron is lit up. the dj is practicing. you can hear the music behind me. we have the warriors dancers.
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everything is like a true game experience. well, minus the players themselves. >> let's go warriors! >> even four hours before the big game 7, we found fans with big predictions. >> 40-point blowout win. >> you're a little optimistic aren't you? >> i have to be. >> you could hear a bin drop inside the arena. it won't be long before the jumbotron lights up. warriors fans were scoping out the team's store ahead of the watch party. >> they're pretty much been not as consistent as we thought. but i think they'll pull it off. >> even in a sea of green for the a's game next door, fans monday's all or nothing game. some fans on pins and needles and couldn't handle the spends. >> make it quick, please. it's suspense full. >> this season ticket holder has high hopes. >> we're going to win tonight. >> confidence is high within dub
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nation even for the littlest fans. >> let's go warriors! >> go warriors! >> whoo! >> reporter: and back out here live inside oracle arena, you can see the fans going stream in. the doors opened at 5:00 and a reminder because the game starts at 6:00, there are still tickets available for the watch party. all you have to do is come up to the party. reporting live, dion lim. abc 7 news. thank you so much. it's the only place to watch the nba finals presented by youtube tv. game one coverage starts thursday at 5:30 p.m. between the cavs and whoever wins tonight between the warriors and rockets. your warriors pride, dubs on 7 when you post fan picture on social media. you could see them on tv or on our website. now to the weather and the
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sampling of summer. abc 7 news was at oakland, lake merritt where people enjoyed the sun or relaxed in the shade. taking a live look from the abc 7 pier 39 camera. some areas saw highs in the 90s. sea lions keeping it cool on the water. abc 7 meteorologist drew tuma is here. >> such a cool month of may through the region. we soared into the 90s in a lot of spots. 91 the high in san jose. 95 in concord. a warm 80 degrees in oakland. even san francisco at 76 degrees. it's going to be a comfortable evening on the way. future tracker temperatures by 8:00 tonight. still mild out there. 60s and 70s under clear skies. tomorrow morning, sunshine from the get-go means a mild start to the day. even midday, here we go again. the numbers close to 90 degrees
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by noon tomorrow. the heat holds on for another day. by wednesday, we have a major cooldown coming our way. we'll detail the changes the next couple of days in a few minutes. thank, drew. new details about the two people killed in a plane crash in the north bay. it happened near the petaluma airport yesterday afternoon. we have new information about what happened in the seconds before the crash. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has an update. >> mayday, mayday. we have a plane down at petaluma. >> it happened in a matter of seconds. a plane crash that killed a couple from carmichael a few hundred yards from the airport where they had just taken off. >> we need emergency services. >> the power stalled. we all looked at each other in the eye and it was like, it doesn't sound right. >> the pilot himself shot this video. o'brien said the plane was 800 feet in the air when it backfired and it banked to the
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right as if to try to return to the airport. instead, it twirld to the ground. the sister of the pilot identified them as richard and sue bristow from carmichael. over the phone, bristow's sister said we're devastated by a sudden loss. richard was an excellent pilot. it was his passion. we believe it must have been something mechanical. the plane he was flying was a van's rv 6. custom manufactured aircraft. bristow's have been in service since 1996. both the faa and ntsb are investigating. laura anthony, abc 7 news. ceremonies across the bay area marked this memorial day paying tribute to those who gave their lives serving our country. kar carolyn tyler joins us with more. >> for many people, it's just a day off. for those who served and lost family members, it's a day on, on the calendar to honor that
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ultimate sacrifice. >> something new on this holiday now 150 years old. at the national cemetery in san francisco's presidio, a red rose was gently laid on each of 26,425 headstones. boyd mcgowan, a navy reservist and his son patrick were among those placing the flowers. >> i think it's an important thing for everybody to think about. the true spirit of the holiday. >> traditionally the flags were placed. the roses were courtesy of employees from sunset scavenger who added another poignant touch. >> we're going to read every headstone and every soldier buried here today. we're going to read their name. >> it's one of the largest events and equally heartfelt was this gathering in walnut creek. >> in mountain view, a color guard kicked off the event
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including a wreath laying ceremony by family members of the fallen. red paper poppies, a symbol of world war i were laid on the memorial at eagle park. there was pomp and circumstance in san bruno at the golden gate national cemetery. among the large crowd were gold star families who lost loved ones. the east eps from campbell laid a wreath for their son adam who died in iraq in 2004. >> we are both honored with the fact that our son is remembered and all soldiers are remembered and we're also given a duty to help remind our community what that sacrifice is about. >> and what memorial day truly means. carolyn tyler, abc 7 news. several generations of veterans came together to salute south bay service members who died for their country. >> ♪ >> bagpipes played before
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today's posting of military colors at oak hill memorial park in san jose. hundreds gathered for the annual memorial day ceremony there to honor those who died to protect our freedom. our own abc 7 news reporter dan noyes had the privilege of emceeing today's event. ♪ >> stirring rendition of the national anthem helped kick off the memorial day ceremony at the auditorium in san rafael. the ceremony continued outside including the laying of wreaths in honor of the marin county veterans who fought and died for their country. >> we have a look at a number of local ceremonies in the bay area on our website. also the story of america's oldest world war ii veteran celebrating his 112th birthday. starbucks will close its
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stores tomorrow so employees can undergo racial bias training. abc 7 was in san jose where signs are posted informing of tomorrow's closure. the training is part of an apology after two black men were arrested after wait -- attendance is not mandatory. but employees will be paid if they attend. licensed stores not owned by starbucks like in airports and retail stores won't close for training. a san francisco pet shelter just received dozens of dogs. >> all kisses. >> those cuties were taken in once, but need to be rescued again. the bay area effort to help them find forever homes. space or bust. the great race to be the first to offer private space travel. the billionaire who says he'll soon blast off. many credit cards are no longer offering a long-standing perk. mi
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new at 5:00, dozens of unwanted pets rescued by a woman in vacaville need rescuing again following her death. the dogs are getting help at muttville in the mission district. melanie woodrow has the story. >> the final batch of dogs arrived at muttville in san francisco's mission district this morning. the dogs rescuer passed away unexpectedly. >> there's no replacing her. she was one of a kind. she opened her home to all of them. >> friend amanda hoover says she had horse at her ten-acre home in vacaville. >> she gave these guys a life that most wouldn't have. >> kelly, also a friend, discovered marlene had passed away. >> she pulled on my dress and showed me where to find her. >> the other dogs are here now where they're being checked out before they can be adopted.
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>> we have to do this for your exam. belly rub. >> asked for help and they welcomed all of them with open arms. >> luckily, foster parents were available to take home many of the dogs here making room for more. >> they're fabulous dogs. we know we're going to find them homes really fast. >> the founder and ceo is encouraging pet owners to have a plan in place in case they pass away. >> like marlene, she died suddenly. if she hadn't had the friends she had and muttville hadn't stepped up, some of the dogs might have ended up in a shelter and gotten euthanized. >> this is valencia, she's available for adoption. the adopt-a-thon will be this week end at muttville from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at 255 alabama street. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. the fbi is urging the public to restart their home routers after a large-scale malware attack compromised half a
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million devices around the world. a router connects your devices to a modem that provides internet service. the router is able to multiply by accesses vulnerable routers. the fbi is recommending youyouyu we have a list of the affected routers at there's a link there on our home page. also on the site, a look at how to reboot your router and avoid malware. the commercial space race is kicking into high gear following a pledge today by richard branson. he told bbc radio that he's currently in astronaut training and will be catapulted into space within months. the billionaire is attempting to get his space tourism company virgin galactic off the ground following the deadly crash of a rocket in 2014. his competition to put people in space includes jeff bezos and elon musk. online quiz is targeting fans of the royal wedding much. >> also, more and more credit
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card companies are doing away with a money-saving perk. >> i hate when that happens. michael finney joins us with more on that. >>let start with credit cards. companies have offered price guarantees. if after you buy an item you find it selling for less, the company rebates it for less. it was a good selling point for banks and consumers hardly used it. a win-win for credit card companies. that's changing. they looked for price drops, once found, they automatically filed the paperwork to get your rebate. not all cards are doing away with the guarantee. read the fine pribt of your card. a new online quiz targeting fans of the royal couple. the sun newspaper is reporting a scheme that encourages people to find out their royal guests' name. those playing along are asked for their name, grandparents'
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name. first pet's name and street name. think about that for a second. those are all words often used as passwords on internet accounts. the drive home is hitting our wallets. the nationwide advertised for a gallon of regular unleaded is now $2.97 a gallon. compared to $2.37 last year. here in california, of course, it's much worse. the website gas buddy says the cheapest gallon of gas in south lake tahoe yesterday was $3.67 and paying 4 bucks a gallon is pretty common. >> 4 bucks a gallon down here is way common. >> i know. >> michael, thank you very much. now your accuweather forecast withdrew tuma. >> this warmth is going to hang on for one more day. the satellite showing it's as clear as far as the radar scan can see. we are dry.
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the picture outside, it's a beautiful one. a live look from the emeryville camera. not a cloud from this vaptage point. baby -- we're soaked in sunshine. a really comfortable evening the next couple of hours. certainly today, it's all about the temperatures. we excelled into the 80s and 90s. current numbers, holding on to a lot of heat. 94 in concord. at 88 in fremont and san jose. 77 in oakland. a mild 73 in san francisco. santa rosa and napa, checking in with temperatures in the mid and upper 80s at this hour. it's warmer today than it was yesterday. the 24-hour temperature change, showing you we are 14 degrees warmer than this time yesterday in san francisco. 8 degrees yesterday in san jose. 9 in concord. 6 degrees warmer in santa rosa. here's the call from accuweather. overnight, it's going to be a comfortable night out there. mild across the board. plenty of stars.
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some holding 60s. your 12-hour day planner, equally as bright. we have the warm start at 7:00 in the morning. temperatures starting out in the 50s. that's the launching pad to get to a warm afternoon once again. by 4:00 under total sunshine. still warm to hot across the region. around the bay, 80 is the name of the game. inland into the low 90s. highs on tuesday, 81 in san jose. not as hot as you are now. rather warm for this time of the year in the south bay. 75 behind oakland tomorrow. about 83. santa rosa in -- 88 in concord and livermore. a warm 90 degrees. a live look at santa cruz. very popular spot on this holiday weekend. packed on the beach. soaking in the sun. tomorrow, going to be a nice beach day if you have the day off. mostly sunny skies. tempatures in the mid-60s. 70s along the coastline. ocean water temperature chilly. uv index running high the next
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24 hours. watch what happens, though, on wednesday. future tracker temperatures. much cooler air moves in here. some spots will drop by about 20 degrees from tuesday and into wednesday. certainly going to feel that cooler air move in here. sits around for thursday as well. the final day of may, found the cool side. 50s and 60s the name of the game to finish off the month. the ak we thefr seven-day forecast. warmth holds on for you tomorrow. the sharp cooldown on wednesday. thursday, even cooler air arrives. even coastal drizzle in the morning. but to start off june on friday, those numbers go right back up. into the upcoming weekend, we're mild to warm. a little blip. the final day is may. warmth really a big trend. >> thanks. new t-shirt trouble for a clothing chain. clothing chain. the five words o i call it like i see it. clothing chain. the five words o the race for governor has turned into a scam. gavin newsom's trying to elect a republican who was endorsed by trump. and villaraigosa's being bankrolled
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by a handful of billionaires. it's everything that's wrong with politics. and none of it is helping struggling families. here's my pledge to you. i'll keep our budget balanced. invest in affordable housing. fight for universal healthcare. and stand up to donald trump. as governor, you can trust me to do what's right- because i always have.
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and tony thurmond for now. state superintendent. who lift up our california dreamers.key... facts and figures.sthinkingt. when the worst oil spill hit san francisco, first responders went to work. and mayor gavin newsom, he went to hawaii.
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man: newsome left the day after the spill for a four-day vacation in hawaii. the same gavin who said his job as lieutenant governor was so dull, he only showed up for work at the state capitol one day a week, tops. gavin's not gonna work as governor. we're getting word ruling -- >> a dutch person will be the first individual in the netherlands to change their birth certificate to have no gender a court in the netherlands says lawmakers should recognize a neutral third gender in a groundbreaking ruling for a person who does not identify as male or female. the court said in a statement that the time is right for recognition of a third gender. transgender activists are hailing the ruling as a
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revolutionary step in dutch law. >> that was alexis smith reporting. in the dutch case, the court ruled that the gender could not be definitively determined at birth. the person was registered at male but had treatment to become a woman and successfully applied to have her gender officially changed. a t-shirt for boys sparked debate. j crew posted this showing a boy in a t-shirt reading i am a feminist too. some people felt in the current climate, the word feminist has a political slant and felt they should keep boys out of politics. others -- they issued a statement saying j crew stands for equality and is for everybody. teachers can impact students' lives in many ways. >> a thank you for an
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california values senator dianne feinstein coming up at 6:00, it's being called a vigilante deportation attempt. they're trying to kick a man from china out of the u.s. they catch fire on hoverboard. the concern over lithium batteries at local recycling centers. a bike ride with dozens of local kids in the name of health and another important message. that's coming up in half an hour at 6:00. we're pretty sure behind every gd student there's an
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inspiring teacher. a sixth grade teacher from arizona was invited to witness her impact personally. in 1997, judith tungsten wrote this to her student. >> it's been a joy to have you in class, keep up the good work. invite me to your harvard graduation. gilmer made good on that invite. she watched her receive her doctorate in public health. >> that's fantastic. world news tonight with david muir is next. i'm ama daetz. i'm eric thomas. you're next newscast at 6:00.
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tonight, dangerous weather and millions in the path. the state of emergency. a wall of water slamming into a downtown. many residents with little warning. plus, the search for a national guardsman swept away as he was trying to help. also tonight, alberto strikes. the storm making landfall moments ago. heavy rain, high winds and dangerous surf. rob marciano standing by in the storm zone. excessive force? the young woman arrested on the jersey shore, wrestled to the ground by police. one officer caught on camera punching her in the head. tonight, questions about that officer's training. incredible rescue. a real-life spider-man springing into action, scaling a building


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