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three alarm fire prompted mandatory evacuations today at awooden pallet factory in sonoma county. this is not the first time there is a fire at this location. a similar fire burned here at in 2013. i'm larry beil. >> i'm ama daetz. the fire is burning on fremont drive at the company. abc news reporter wayne friedman is live on the scene with theist latest. >> reporter: it's better than it was a while ago. let's take a look behind us here. you see the white smoke. that's still there. but earlier today we had 100 foot flames and a propane tank explosion. take a look. firefighters knew this was coming. they heard the propane boiling. helps the evacuation of 500 people within a half mile. they had no idea where the tank would go.
it flew hundreds of yards. in the process it damaged several reviews in the storage yard. let's hear from fire chief ray mule zblies a total of about 7 or 8 damaged two of them were damaged from the remnant of the tank upon landing. it glanced off the back of two and skipped out through the field and ended up on highway 121. >> reporter: now we're looking at footage from sky7 .at their peak the flames towered 100 feet in the air. was wood burning from palettes. we are fortunate there are not winds as yesterday. those winds were as high as 35 miles an hour. as you said the same factory had a fire back in 2013 but they were different circumstances the chief told us. as we come back live again, there is the white smoke still going. not nearly as dangerous as it was. fire department people tell us they'll be mopping up from this for most of the night.
it's ironic that this fire started 200 yards from a styer station. i'm in the parking lot right now. the big complication now there was a polling place in the fire station. it is closed. live in shellville, wayne wayne friedman abc 7. joining us now today is the election there is a lot on the ballot from governor to stayedwide elections. >> and we have team coverage on the races. in san francisco there are eight republican seven is reflect democrats one republican. the winner will serve the term of mayor ed lee. >> well ama, i'm at supervisor london breed election night headquarters here at delancey street compound on the embarcadero. the cavernous room is bare for the moment. but we expect a large crowd of supporters here when the doors to the public open at 8:00 tonight.
now, breed is considered by many to be a front runner but whoever gets the -- gets the top spot, he or she will have a very short term. lee's term ends in 2020 but he died in office in december last year. today's election decides who will serve out his term. the new mayor will take office as soon as election is certified. there will be another mayoral election in november of next year. the winner serving four years. there are three dominant candidates in the race. president of the board of supervisors londed borrowed. supervisor jane kim and sfrorm senator mark leno. if breed is elected she will be the first black female mayor in this city. if kim assumes the spot shell be the first asian-american female. if leno gets it he would be the first openly gay mayor. all three progressives on most issues same-sex marriage. higher minimum wichmann. they oppose the crackdown on
immigration. and support sanctuary city status. breed is considered the most moderate. kim and leno are cast as part of the city's progressive coalition. here is what mayor mark farrell said today about the election when he voted. >> no matter who is in there, and whether they are someone you support or not, it's in the best of san francisco residents and we all have a vested interest in their success. >> well there is a fourth candidate who may come in strong. she is attorney angela alioto a member of san francisco royalty. her father was the popular mayor joe alioto. this alioto is a former z supervisor she has the back being of the powerful police union. tonight's election in san francisco is rank choice voting. so theoretically anyone could win. well keep you updated throughout the evening. vic lee, abc 7 news. >> thank you. and residents of san jose
will vote on the new mayor today. >> abc 7 news reporter live in san jose with details on that race. lisa. >> reporter: ama and larry we are outside this restaurant in downtown san jose where sam liccardo plans to have his victory celebration ton. you can see the signs are already up and the latest polls show that liccardo is expected to win backup. though there are four candidates in the running for the mayor's position, democrat sam liccardo and less known candidates are steven brown, tyrone wade and quan minimum pmom both wade and pmhom are pushing for affordable housing. the other served on the city dow jones for years. and incumbent usually win in san jose. liccardo has had the largest campaign war chess of all the candidates of more than half a million dollars. now the event starts at 8:00 tonight here in downtown san
jose. reporting live i'm lisa amen gleejen, abc 7 news. thoung now to the statewide races and the race for governor. >> the top two vote getters move to the general election in november. kristen sze is here with a closer look at the race. >> yes, kristen. >> hello larry and ama with governor jerry brown. >> hang on one second, kristen because. >> trying to get to you. >> getting the camera in the right location and there you are. >> you just need to hear me what is it about visual. it's television. >> viewers want to see. >> you they wat to see. here we go. with jerry brown 27 candidates are vying to replace him former mayor gavin nuchls has been the front runner. the no contact voted this morning with his life and kids in larkspur and will wait for returns in the mission district. now analyst say the big question is who finishes in second and will advance to the general ele?
republicans are hoping they'll have a candidate. millionaire baseman john cox pulled into second in polls after getting lots of support from president trump. he voted yesterday in san diego. former los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa voted in l.a. today. the democrat has been polling in third but hoping a latino turn outwill boston him to second and shut republicans out of a shot at the top office. now analyst say newsom would have an easier battle in november against a republican given the state has seen a steady decline of republicanss. now just 25% of registered voters, the same as voters are no party preference. by the way as results come in tonight we'll be able to use this and show you county by county data in real time in the governor race we can even choose the various counties and show you how people are voting for particular candidates. we'll have that for the governor race and many other races ton you want to keep it here. larry. all right. we'll see you. efrmgts nearly a dozen candidates are listed on the ballot for lieutenant governor.
these four each raised over a million dollars. democrats jeff bliech. ed hernandez and eleni count lackis and cole hair zblies proposition 68 is a bond measure to fund projects. . 69 would raise money to from the gas tax to go to drrpgs projects. a 70 would approve a supermajorities to approve the cap and trade fun. proposition 71 delays approved ballot measures from taking effects until the results are certified. and proposition 72 would exclude newly constructed rain capture systems from property tax assessments. polls close at 8:00. if you are in line at 8:00 you can vote. vote by male must be post marked today and received no later than june 8th. we have the kmaet election coverage as the results come in. you can catch the results as soon as the polls close on abc 7 news.com/election and we will have live results here on abc 7
at both nine and 11:00 p.m. >> announcer: now the accuweather forecast with spencer christian. mostly sunny and breezy and cool for june. live doppler 7, you can see the temperatures are several degrees below the readings yesterday at this hour. five degrees cooler than most locations yesterday. and wind is gusty 24-mile-per-hour in san francisco. 23 in concord. 0 in sand carlos. all around the bay area it's breezy and cooler than average for early june. the forecast animation taking us to overnight and early morning hours. the fog and low clouds and fog basically what we call the marine layer returns to the coastline and beyond during the overnight. we might see spotty drizzle. that's at the start of the day. i'll give you a look beyond tomorrow morning in a few minutes larry and ama. >> thank you. well there is extra police presence at a middle school in pleasantville. >> this after a shooting threat posted on snapchat.
at valley view middle school with more on the threat, leslie brinkley. >> reporter: larry we are learning more today about the 13-year-old arrested saying he was just joking. guns were confiscated at his home. at snapchat that reported the threat to the fbi. last friday, online, a threat to shoot up valley view middle school on the last day was post-ed over the picture of an actress with an anti-gay slur and 30 gun emojis. >> there was a conversation between two juveniles. that conversation was reported to snapchat. snapchat was concerned about the content of that conversation. so they alerted the fbi. >> based on the ip address the fbi alerted concord police. the school threatened was valley view middle school in pleasant hill. the 13-year-old writing the threat was arrested friday night at his home in martinez. >> it was downplayed somewhat.
he made the mention he went serious about the treats. but obviously in this day and age you can't take the threats lightly. >> the fbi framed it this which. this could have been the next school shooting incident. but it wasn't. because of the working relationship between social media platforms and tech companies and the fbi. a few students claim that the threat was directed at them. that the 30-gun emojis represented 30 students on a list. family members picking up students were grateful for the extra police presence on campus. >> i'm glad that they did something. you can't be too safe nowadays. >> reporter: k-9 teams searched lockers and classroom gichg the all clear. extra counselors on hand until the last day of school just in case this thursday. reporting live from pleasant hill, abc 7 news. >> thank you. president trump cancels the super bowl champion visit to the
white house and stirs up reaction in the bay area. the president has made it >> what they did at the white l house today instead. >> and some big changes are coming to another symbol of america, the miss america passageant. well tell what you ends. >> a shock frere the fashion world. designer by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold. do your thing. with energy upgrade california.
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>> reporter: with his hand over his heart president trump belted out the national anthem. pu notably missing at the white house, the super bowl champion philadelphia eagles. >> this is a beautiful big celebration, actually to be honest it's even big are than we had anticipated. >> the night before the planned visit the president called an audible telling the eagles you're in the invited that after the majority of the deem decided not to attend the traditional white house ceremony honorsing the champs. >> the eagles are the ones that tried to change the commitment at the 11th hour. and the president thinks the fans deserve better and we change the ceremony. >> the plan plan on sending a tiny handful of represent he was. the president cited the national antingive dispute as reason for the cancellation. even though in the 2017 season none of the players knelt for the anthem.
. will the future teams face the same issue. >> it's tipping. of him. i know who matter who wins it won't be us going or clefld. >> some of the players had planned on attending community events in the d.c. area instead. they are planning on reckeding the community events for later in the summer. ar let signs. >> members of warrior he cancos the comment by lebron james saying they're not surprised by the decision. >> the president has made it clear he is going to try to divide all of news this country for political gain. you know we all look forward to the day when we can go back to just having a celebration of athletic achievement. >> it's unfortunate, but you know we all have our -- our rights to kind of do what we want to do. and the eagles fall in line with that. >> warriors of course know all about being uninvited to the
white house. last september mr. trump pulled the team's invitation for wing the 2017 title after the coach and some players said they didn't want to go. >> on the hoop side our abc 7 team is on the way to game three as the cleveland cavaliers are taken on tomorrow. abc 7 is the only place you can watch the nba finals presented by youtube tv. pregame at 5:00. tip off at 6:00 and then after the game. all right turning to shocking news from the fashion world today. designer kate spade was found dead in her new york city apartment of an apparent suicide. here is abc news reporter linda lopez. >> reporter: the nypd confirming the sad news today that kate spade's body was found hanged in the bedroom of her apartment on the upper east side.
her body discovered by a house skeerp at 10:00 a.m. the pomds detective saying while it's early in the inquiry evidence including presence of a note pointed to a tragic suicide. >> there was a -- a suicide note left at the scene. i'm not getting into the contents of it. but that appears to be the sum total of what it is at this point. >> reporter: kate spade was iconic known for the sleek handbags. she had sold her stake in her brand ten years ago and in 2016 started a new company with her husband andy spade. called francis ballentine. she changed her name is kate ballentine spade to differ differentiate from the name sake brand. her husband was in the apartment at the time of the discovery but her 13-year-old was not. she was at school. kate spade was 55 years old. linda lopez, abc news, new york. >> as part of abc's take action campaign we have a list of local
resources including how to get help with mental health issues. just go to abc 7 news.com take action. facebook is adding new features to make it easier for people, organizations and companies to raze money on the platform. starting now facebook users can invite friends to manage a fun raiser together. also the first time non-profit pages can now start fund raisers for their own cusses as will brand and public figure pages. facebook says the changes will make it both easier to organize and help expand a fund raising effort's reach and to find new supporters. all right. time to turn to our weather today. >> cooler spencer. this weather system needs therapy. it has to get in touch with itself. because it doesn't feel like june. >> no. >> pleasen blue skies. but windy and chilly. this is a looping radar image to show you what's going on all around the area oef the last severals hours. you can see the clouds off shore. pockets of moisture showing up
on the coastline. of course the strong breezes right now. here a live view of mainly blue skies looking northward from sutro tower. 60 degrees across the bay in oakland at 64. 73 in gilroy. 56 at half moon bay. and this is a view from the east bay hills camera looking toward the southeast.8 up nn sta rosa. napa 73. 73 in novato. 880 in fairfield. 71 at livermore. and look across the embarcadero out over the bay from the roof top camera, the view is nice. these are the forecast features. breezy and really cool by june standards for the next two days. temperature swing continue into the weekend. down a couple of days then up a little bit warming up one day and then down again. turning warmer in a steadier pattern early next week. overnight with he see clouds and fog moving up the coastline potty briz drizzle maybe. overnight lows in the low 50s. inland location haves clear
skies overnight. but a few clouds. and this is the pattern that has produced the really strong gusty wind we have right now. a center of low pressure to the southeast inland, a center high pressure offshore, a sharp pressure gradient between the systems producing the flow of wind from high pressure to low pressure. so we have the flow rate down along the coastline. and right now we are looking at earlier this evening gusts on the coast up to 40-mile-per-hour. as we system the wind gusts you can see overnight the winds inald around the bay calm down a wit while it remains windy on the coast. but in the day time tomorrow into the evening hours we'll see the rain sort of increasing again. another breezy and much cooler than average kay. look for highs of 58 tomorrow at half moon bay. 61 in san francisco. 63 across the bay in oakland. down in fremont, 66. 68 in san jose tomorrow. we'll see low to mid-70s in inland east bay. the north bay mainl l mid-70 on we go to the high temperature range over the next few days.
the maximum temperature range still chilly for july -- for july -- well it would be but it's june. still chilly for juan on thursday. a one-day warm up on friday. and cooling down again saturday. then the accuweather seven-day forecast we can see that on sunday it begins to warm up a little bit. gets quite a bit warmer on monday with inland highs in the upper 80s. and it's downright hot inland by tuesday with highs in the mid-90s. once again, a widely varying weather pattern. doesn't seem to be stable in any which at all. >> but the heat is coming. a few days away. >> it will be here. >> thanks. some big changes coming to the miss america pageant. the iconic swimsuit competition will no longer exist. we'll have the details on the announcement. and how about a little swim and how about a little swim in how about across the pacific deal talk. and how about a little swim in how about across the pacific right now, you can get my spicy chicken club combo with fries and a drink in one delicious deal. that's amazing, jack!
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there forever and ever that people watch to see the swimsuit and that actually is not true. the highest ratings come when the candidates perform the tal zbleents karmzays instead of beauty miss america will highlight the talents, the passions and ambition of the contestants. a swimmer is going for a swim in the pacific ocean for six months. >> whoa. >> ben le compty is travel from tokyo to san francisco. he kicked off the journey overnight and is broadcasting on ffb live. the journey is 5500 miles. eight hours a day. six months. he needs to 88,000 calories a day. yes. od luck, ben. >> would you! california's crucial primary elections. >> so many candidates that raised their hand and wanted to get involved that now they're worried they might not end up on the ballot in november. >> we'll have the latest from the polls on this election day. and the new evacuations make ross your destination for savings.
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one nearby. police across the bay area open until 8:00 tonight. if you happen to be in line at that time you can vote. and vote by mail ballot haves to be post marked today. or you can drop yours off at any polling place. california one of eight states holding the mid-terms in new mexico. dep holland hoping the first frp native american congresswoman. there are currently two in the house both from oklahoma. in today's elections there are complications for control of the house and senate. danya bacchus live in los angeles with a look at the top races. dawnia. >> reporter: and larry california and new jersey will be crucial in determining which party controls the house after the mid-terms. democrats must win 23 out of 25 new seats to reclaim a majority. as voters head to the polls across eight states it's california's crowded primary that could be kroushl for democratic hopes of retaking the house of represent he was in november. >> there are seven seats in
california where hillary clinton won but a republican holds power in congress for those seats. and democrats have focused so much time and energy on the seven seats. >> there are 47 candidates running across three battleground districts and with the states so-called jungle primary where the two two vote getters advance to the primary in november. >> so many candidates raised their hand and wanted to get involved now they're worried they might not end occupy up on the balt in november. >> new jersey is crucial to the fight to control congress. 12 congressional seats now up for grabs there. >> the one statewide u.s. senate race is closely watched test for embattled senator robert menendez who appears to be a shoe in. >> i think they'll support the efforts i've had of fighting for new jersey. >> this comes months after federal corruption charges were dropped and he was rebuked by the ethics panels.
voteners minute will choose to fom knee to face a no contact. and for all of the focus on california it's certain we will not see results tonight settled results because the state allows absentee ballots to be mailed through election days and it could be days before they are counted. danya bacchus back and back to you. in the south by, the effort to fortunately a judge behind the controversial sentence hand down to a frrm stanford sentence convicted of sexual assaults. >> abc 7 news reporter david louie has the details. >> la larry and ama would be the first judge in 86 years to be recalled if that's what's decided today. the central as you is criticism over the lenient sentence in the brock turner taste at this allot palo alto courthouse two years ao. the district attorney office in santa clara county was seeking a
six-year sentence but judge persky agreed with a probation recommends of six months. turner served three months released early good behavior triggering a petition draf to recall judge persky. the effort was spear hided by michelle dauber. judge persky spoke publicly only twice arguing he can't take the path of least resistance in the pee gd, . ad on june 5th we are confident that the voters will vote against him to recall him. >> as judges we cannot do that. sometimes we must follow the path of most resistance. we must scrutinize the facts. we must follow the rule of law. >> supporters and opponents of the recall are keeping a very low profile on this election day. each side holding private gatherings this evening with media not invited. now judge persky has four years
left on his term. there are two candidates on the ballot today who would be replacing him if the recall is successful. whoever wins that race would take judge persky's seat if the recall succeeds in about ten days once that person's election is certified. kind of complicated. but that's the way it is. we're riff in palo alto. david louie, abc 7 news. >> thank you. we'll be deciding on several ballot measures including regional measure three. the wig one increasing tolls at bay area brimgs by $3 over the next seven years. this is a $4.5 billion measure funding 35 projects for the goal of the reducing traffic by increasing ferry service, improving bus systems and replacing b.a.r.t. trains. in san francisco, proposition e would ban the sale of flavored tobacco and nick teen products. including videotaping products. huga tobacco and we will have complete election konchal as the results coming in at 9:00 and
again at 11:00 p.m. on the news opinion online results soops the polls klos at 8:00 p.m..com/vehicles. harvey weinstein pleaded not guilty to rape and criminal sex act charges in new york. he appeared before a judge in nhattan week before he was accused of raping a woman in a hotel room. the disgraced movie mogle attorney says the case is imminently defensible based on what he has learned about the evidence. weinstein is free right now on $1 million bill. a hoax 911 call brought out a s.w.a.t. speem to the school shooting survivor and activist david hogg. someone called 911 to report a person was at the home with a weapon. officials are investigating who made the call. the 18-year-old was one of the leaders of the march for our lives events following the deadly shooting at marjory stoneman douglas high school in
february. new ee vacancy vaks orders be issued near the volcano of fire. after a dangerous mix of ash, rock and volcanic gases began pouring down the south side of the volcano of fire. about two hours ago. rescuers police, journalists and others are being pulled from the town's destroyed during the sunday eruption. officials say 70 people have been killed. and a devastates scene on the big island of hawaii. officials say lava strois hundreds of communities in the beach and vacationland. it could prove to be the single where is the day of damage since it began nearlily a month ago. the laugh reached the ocean completely filling in the bay and sending out toxic clouds. halfway reached a tipping point with the lgbt community. a new study right in time for pride month. but possible solution for housing san francisco's homeless. could it actually work?
a day after the supreme court sided with a colorado baker who refused to create a wedding cake for a gay couple there is news on the other side of the story. new research shows we may have reached a tipping point when it comes to accepting lgbt americans president curtis is here today. and you surveyed a thousand people. give me the overview. >> we found that a majority of americans had no preference on the coworkers sexual assault or expression or anything like that. when we drilled down by age group we found those 75 and up were the most accepting of lgbt coworkers were really surprised us. >> age 75 and up were the most accepting. >> the most accepting. and we drilled down and find that gen-x is number followed by
millennials and finally baby boomers. >> can you give me the numbers, the overwhelming majorities, 51%. >> higher than 51 but just pairly about 55% of americans are okay with whoever they work with. >> okay. >> and then what we find is that we would kind of go deeper and find out that yes that was you know a preference. but that was followed by straight women. which were the next you know prenks group followed by straight men, lesbian women and transmen and transwomen. >> are you surprised at all? or give me a comparison because otherwise we're taking a snap shot in time. if we did this ten years ago do we have the numbers on that. >> that's why we did this research in the first place. i didn't see this research existing. i think at 55% that shows that we're on the -- you know, the precipice of something big. and yet there is a lot of work to go before at full acceptance. before we can all sing, one world after all.
>> so we're talking about different age groups. . and you would think -- i mean the over 75 is probably a little surprising for most people. although i don't know how many of them are in the workforce anyway. but you'd expect gen-x, millennials would be most accepting. how about if you look at it regionally. we know certainly in san francisco, in general new york more liberalway about the regional aspect of this survey. >> what we discovered was people in new england were the most accepting followed by the west coast. then it translated to the mid-west and thent eventually the south. and so it wasn't that surprising. it was a little bit more surprising that the east coast was more accepting. >> give me big picture now what you think it means for the overall lgbtq community when you look at these numbers and -- and also in contrast with what we saw coming out of the supreme court. >> what we can see with the numbers is it's okay to let your guard down. it's okay to let your hair down. because the more and more people
work with outed people the mother more accepting they are and we're okay. >> they're just as annoying and we can get stuff done or not done like they can. that's the good newsomit coid what pped with upme court there is a lot of work to be done. but with he know what that work is like. we can do it every day. >> all right curtis, thanks for coming. >> thanks for having me. >> all right. >> announcer: now the accuatfoth spencer christian. starting with live doppler 7 mainly sunny right now. a few clouds showing up and a few clouds up to the coastline during the overnight hours and low temperatures up in the upper 40s in the north bay valhallas. low 50s to upper bay. and there may be spotty drizzle along the coast. check out the changes in conditions tomorrow starting in the early morning we'll see coastal drizzle and lots of clouds. clouds thin out a bit by noon giving us brighter skies but still partly cloudy. broiter into the amp. breezy cha tomorrow and then into the
evening hours as we approach sunset it get cooler still. overnight -- excuse me -- overnight gives way to mainly sunny skies in the inland and over the bay tomorrow afternoon but low clouds linger at the coastline and it's brezy once again. high temperatures range from upper 50s at the coast to mainly low and mid-60s around the bay to low and mid-70s inland. . come on voice don't leave me now. here the accuweather forecast. after two daysle cooler than average a one-day warm up on friday. sunny on sunday and a warm-up that looks like it might be part of an actual pattern a trend that starts on monday and tuesday of next zbleek you're dealing with the same allergying i am. you want to get through the segment. >> sound like puberty again. >> thanks, spencer. >> we'll leave that. >> larry is not touching that. >> big damage after a tlae alarm fire at a south bay car
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a three-alarm fire has done significant damage to a car dealership in the south bay. the gas and oil fueled the fire and put firefighters in danger. the dealership is on stevenson skreek brfd. >> the boulevard in santa clara is known for one thing. >> the mecca of car dealership. >> the auto nation arc ray dealership never got a chance to open before the fire' rupted. firefighters were called at 6:20 sayhelames burning
part of the building where 10 service bays were located. the ser >> skper cars i imagine. all the tool boxes. oil drums down the end. fresh oil. a big gas line through the building. >> the firefighters pulled out quickly .of the efforts putting water on the outside and the fire wall on the inside ved sprept it interest spreading. the black smoke going straight up. the next step, fixing what was damaged today. >> it would be a shame for us to leave here. but i doubt it maybe we'll build a beautiful new building here. we have new products out we a need a mu building to patch. >> fire marshals were trying to determine the cause of the fire looking at all possibility pps. matt keller abc 7 nuts. consumer news now the federal trademissio in s two op accuse ds of making billions of robe o calls illegally.
>> "7 on your side" michael finney joins us with more. >> back in thedy you heard from these defies. the f.t.c. says the company called people around the country trying to sell everything from auto warranty to home security systems to debt relief services. the f.t.c. said computer software was used to make a billion callers calls a year from 2013 to 2016, including calls to numbers on the national do not call registry. now the software also allowed telemarketers to make abandoned calls which are skiend to leave messages and hang up on people who actually answer the phones. today we learned medicare will run out of money sooner than expected according to the program trustees medicare trust fund for in-patient care won't be able to fully cover projected kmed bills starting in 2026. that's three years earlier than previously expected. about 58 million americans are covered by medicare. social security funding will run
not out but will run a little dry in 2034. president trump says i won't cut social security or medicare. however he has not offered a long range rescue plan. genetic analysis and family tree website my hurt ij reported a security breech. . they hashed passwords of users that signed on october 26 of last year. hashed passwords are passwords changed and made more secure by software. my heritage doesn't store the actual passwords at that their customers use. and the company says it doesn't believe any other information was compromised. but it's nonetheless recommends all user change passwords. >> michael, thank you very much. >> sure the robotic company made famous for the animal like walking machine is ready for transition. you may have seen this by boston
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splitting up together. then abc 7 news at 11:00. a possible solution to the housing crites. one supervisor believes she may have the answer. >> melanie woodrow has the story. supervisor sandra lee furer has her sights set on building up. >> it's about land use here in san francisco. >> she is the vice various of the budget committee. at a recent meeting she suggested affordable housing on top of the publicri.it entirely concept. the mission bay branch library has affordable senior housing and an adult health center above it. and the park branch library has usable housing. in a email statement the public library says there are no plans for existing library locations for roop raf top housing. quote the san francisco public library is certainly hope to creative straejings for projects. however input from residents and users would be necessary to ensure support from the
community. park something pretty cholging around here already. so bringing more housing into the area would put a stress on the neighborhood. >> so many people need affordable housing there is all this empty space. >> when the building has been renovated on a number of occasions there was limitations what they could do. >> still the supervisor is hopeful. we have few public sites we can look at for 100% affordable housing knowing we have the housing crisis now we have to think outside the box and be creative. >> the san francisco public library says the idea is probably more of an option for future branches in the areas of the city with expanding populations. such as the southeast corridor. in san francisco pb melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. a reminder to get the latest news any time with the news app with enhanced video features, customizization. and to get news delivered to you in realtime like election
results. >> that's right. thank you for joining us for abc 7 news at four i'm ama daetz. >> larry beil. abc 7 news at 5:00 starts now. there is 27 folks in the race tomorrow likely two. >> a everyone wonders who they are. hold onto your hats. the election day could turn into a long night. two local cities choose a mayor today. one could even make history. plus easing the grid lock. is it a bridge toll too far. fire in sonoma, flames sore 100 feet in the air at a lumber company and a propane tank explodes. >> announcer: live, where you live. this is abc 7 news. voters right now are zading on a new governor, two mayors and the cost of commuting. there is a lot on the line. and only three hours left to make a difference. goeng i'm dan ashley. i'm kristen ste we have extensive team coverage pch reporters all over the bay area.
>> let's begin with the governor race a and news reporter carolyn tyler live in san francisco. carolyn. >> reporter: well, as you know tonight's top two vote getters will visa face each other in the november general election. i'm here at gavin newsom's headquarters. you see the stage set behind me. a few people here right now, just reporters. and we've been talking about how small this space seems when poverties are suggesting a huge victory party. . the lieutenant governor and former san francisco mayor brought his family along. he is a father of four, as he cast the vote this morning in the marin county down are town of larkspur. gavin newsom tolds even though it looks favorable it doesn't matter until the votes are counted. >> everybody. >> fellow democrat formers los angeles mayor antonio villaraigosa voted this