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money on rent. >> but how feasible is it really? chris wynn has the story from the south bay. >> reporter: for millions of americans, buying a home is simply out of reach. >> housing costs are rising. you've got more and more americans paying a larger percentage of their income to go to housing. so it's a significant issue. >> a new proposal from democratic senator kamala harris would help low and moderate income families that pay more than 30% of their pretax income on rent and tumults. the plan would mainly help households urning up to $100,000 a year. bt in high cost regions such as the bay area, the level could go up to $125,000. very low income residents would receive a dollar in tax credits for every dollar they spend over the 30%. but republican strategists say the proposal isn't likely to pass. >> for kamala harris and other democrats to focus on this as part of a campaign platform going into 2020 should be no surprise. so the two are highly connected.
>> harris has not ruled out a run for the white house. regarding the proposal, she said this bill will ensure no family is priced out of the basic security of a place to live. bolstering the economic security of working would strengthen our country and increase opportunity. housing advocates are encouraged by the senator's plan. >> ideally, this is something that is going to be part of the solution of addressing the housing affordability crisis that leads to family instability and community instability and homelessness. >> but some real estate economists are skeptical. >> the problem is high rents relative to wages. that's the basic problem, right. so this will increase rents even more, making the cause of the problem that much worse. >> many homeowners receive a federal tax deduction, but no such credit exists for renters. in san jose, chris nguyen, abc 7 news. very low income residents would receive $1 in tax credits for every dollar they spend over
the 30% mark. moderate earners would actually receive less. now here in california, there is a bill this the works that would offer tenants another layer of protection. it would require landlords to accept payments from a third party, which could be a family member or social services. lawmakers say they're hearing too many stories about landlords refusing the payments. >> you would probably scratch your head. why would any landlord turn down money. one of the few reasons is maybe they don't have a good relationship with the tenant. they want to get rid of the tenant. this is a way they can move forward with eviction proceedings. >> critics say the bill would give the third party's renters rights if they're pitching in. so the senate amended it. it's now off to the assembly for approval. let's take a live look outside at what can often be trouble spots for bay area commuters, our bridges. that is the golden gate bridgeton left. you see the fog there. the bay bridge toll plaza in the middle that is all backed up. and taking a look at the san mateo bridgeton right, traffic there is moving fairly well.
a campaign is actually under way to solto solve the bay area's commuting woes. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow joins us live to explain. melanie? >> well, this is a solution that is really needed, and the sky is the limit on this campaign. even if your idea would cost a billion dollars or more, mtc wants to hear from you. bay area innovates know getting around the bay can be challenging, and sometimes seem impossible. >> you got 580 which is a disaster, 101 which is horrible, the 680 going to san ramon, that completely sucks. >> projects already approved including a bart extension to downtown san jose and the extension of caltrain. now residents have a chance to suggest their next great solution. the metropolitan transportation commission and the association of bay area governments wants your ideas. they're looking for a way to improve mobility across the bay area. campaign organizers will
consider ideas from individuals, companies, public agencies, and nongovernmental organization. >> be big. be bold. be brilliant. >> metropolitan transportation commission spokesperson john goodwin says no idea is too expensive. >> let's worry about getting our arms around the project. then we can go chase the money. >> people we spoke with shared their ideas. >> more public transit. >> more commuting with cash pooling. >> the bridge tolls, if they drop the prices a little bit it might be better too. >> the deadline for applications is september 6. the winner will receive a $500 gift card and be announced in 2019. so you can submit your proposal online. there is a link to do that on our website right now, abc7news.com. live in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. >> all right, melanie, thank you so much. caltrans is getting ready to turn on more metering lights to regulate bay area traffic. by august, the meters at andrade
road to northbound 680 and fremont will be activated. traffic here is already metered during the morning commute. caltrans will turn on the metering light tuesday and leave it on a green light so drivers have a week or so to get used to seeing it. on july 31st, it will begin actually metering the traffic. abc 7 news was at crissy field avenue as the road closed down permanently to vehicles. the street is being converted into a trail for pedestrians and bicyclists which will help link crissy field to the golden gate bridge. cyclists will only be able to go uphill for a few months while changes are made. tesla is fending off reports that customers are cancelling their model 3 preorders in droves. that word comes as tesla wraps up the first week of allowing public test drives of their mass market sedan. kristen? >> yeah, dan, until this past week, you couldn't just go to a tesla showroom and test drive a model 3. now you can.
we're going to show you how to do that in just a moment, but first some bad news. tesla shares tumbled today after its stock was downgraded based on reports that customers were cancelling their model 3 orders in large numbers. analysts blame long waits due to slow production, and the $7500 federal tax credit expiring at the end of the year. tesla's ceo elon musk tweeted don't know where this is coming from. who knows about the future, but last week we had over 200 s/x and 5000 model 3 new net orders. some customers say the long wait is a deterrent, but not a deal breaker. >> it's been frustrating. i think not entirely unexpected if you follow tesla and you know what is going on and the unprecedented demand, the challenges of making a brand-new car. >> this week for the first time, you can test drive a model 3 without having to put down a $1,000 deposit. the century city showroom in los angeles was packed today with
people interested in getting behind the wheel. now we called the palo alto showroom. they say it's busy there as well. so how do you sign up for a ride? well, go to tesla.com, click on test drive, enter your information, and you'll be given a slot at a showroom near you. dan and ama? >> all right, kristen, thank you. we have new details tonight about the alameda county firefighter who was bit in the face while fighting a fire. department chief john whiting sought of the hospital and recovering at home. he needed surgery to repair wounds to his face, and still has a long road to recovery. whiting's family and coworkers say the support and good wishes they received have been overwhelming. the dog mauled whiting while he spoke with a fire victim in unincorporated san leandro last saturday. sheriff's deputies may cite the dogs a owner. a suspected serial bank robber who targeted five bay area banks may be dead. remember this picture we showed you? law enforcement named him the faux badge band dbandit.
the bandit was wanted in connection with two robberies in the east bay, three in cupertino along with robberies in southern california and sacramento as well. the fbi tonight says a robber matching his description was found dead in santa barbara county. deputies say the man had just robbed a bank and then blocked him inside a nail salon bathroom. when they finally got in, he was dead with a single gunshot wound. thunderstorms with gusty winds are causing concern for crews battling a stubborn wildfire near yosemite. take a look at time lapse video of the smoke from the ferguson fire. despite all that smoke, though, the park is still open. highway 140 into yosemite remains closed. evacuation orders for nearby towns are in effect. so that fire has burned nearly 23,000 acres since it started a week ago and is just 7% contained. there are about 18 active wildfires burning across california right now. so far this year, cal fire reports we are above average for the total number of fires. abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is in for spencer tonight.
and sandhya, what kind of risk are we looking out future more fires? >> ama, it's the dry lightning potential that is going to pose risk. as you take a look at live doppler 7 right now, the sierra has been seeing thunderstorms. so far the storms are dropping some heavy rain, which is why some flash flood warnings have gone into effect for those areas. right now tioga pass seeing some lightning strikes as a cluster of thunderstorms rolls through. near the fire lines, it's still hot and dry, 97 degrees, 18% humidity. winds gusting to 17 miles an hour. that of course is a challenge for firefighters. 8:00 p.m. it's still going to be gusty out of the northwest. winds will subside and switch directions. more out of the south and west during the overnight hours heading into tomorrow. there is an air quality alert. smoky, unhealthful air in the area, and there is a good reason for it. take a look at this view from yosemite's half dome. this is 8,000 foot elevation. you can see how horrible the air quality is in that area due to the smoke. dan and ama? >> sandhya, thanks very much. well, coming up next on abc 7 news at 6:00 --
>> she had contacted the website and requested to have three people killed. >> a novato man becomes a do it yourself investigator. how his website practically invites contract killer wanna-be's. a man received someone else's money through zelle, and there is no way to send it back. i'm michael finney, on your side. i'll show you the chaos it brought to his life. also ahead, progress being made on reuniting this lost
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killing anyone, but some people think it does. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony has the story now from the north bay. >> the original intention of the domain was for information technology purposes. >> it's a website that started as one thing. >> rent-a-hitman.com. rent, meaning hire us, hit, as in web hit, men, the group of us. >> and turned into quite another. >> these are e-mail solicitations. >> novato's bob ennis originally set up rent-a-hitman.com to be an i.t. solutions portal. but over the years some of the inquiries have been frightening, even criminal. >> there were a few that actually were soliciting to have others harmed. >> in one e-mail, under services requested, a man from los angeles writes, kill two people i hate and take the car keys and deliver the car to me. some even offer suggested methods, guns, bombs, anything or way to remove them.
if the solicitor seems serious, ennis will start a dialogue and ask if they'd like a field operative to contact them. >> and the rest is history. that's when i pass it on to my network of over 17,985 field ontives in the u.s. >> who are? >> law enforcement. >> ennis claims he's worked with investigators to save more than 100 lives in the u.s. and as far away as canada and indonesia. and though the website is not the i.t. moneymaker he hoped it would be, ennis says rent-a-hitman.com has provided him with plenty in return. >> if i didn't get the e-mail, somebody else might have, and the results could have been completely different. lives could have been lost. >> in novato, laura anthony, abc 7 news. the restaurant near the uc berkeley campus has permanently lost its license to sell alcohol after several cases of underaged drinking. berkeley police and state agents
claim cafe durant repeatedly sold alcohol to people under the age of 21. cafe durant had already had its liquor license suspended twice. the royals are coming. so get out your nice clothes, at least we think. meghan markle and prince harry are said to be making plans to california with a stop in the bay area in 2018. >> the duke and duchess of sussex said they wanted to tour tech companies as part of their visit. lyanne melendez is live from downtown san francisco with the details. what do you know? >> well, i know that you guys always dress nicely, so i know that. well, i think the royal couple will visit washington, d.c., new york, and of course they're saying california. now, according to the uk's daily mail, the couple wants to foster a relationship between the royal foundation and silicon valley. it was us weekly which reported on the upcoming visit on "good morning america." the date of the royal visit? some time in early 2019.
>> we know they want to meet with ceos and especially female tech preposterouses out in silicon valley to raise awareness to the royal foundation and see if they can really start working more closely with them. >> it's not clear who will orchestrate the visit, but we know megan markle is good friends with tennis star serena williams whose husband is the co-founder of reddit. both attended the royal wedding. >> i would be very surprised if they didn't get together when they were out here and maybe she is the conduit for it. >> britain's royal mail says the couple wants to sit down with female teentrepreneurs to encourage their involvement in the tech industry. at. >> she has done ted talks. she is a philanthropist. i think in that spirit a lot of people are going to meet with them, especially young women. >> carina carerra bell created the reach mama network which provides working moms of color with the support they need to
take on leadership positions, especially in the tech industry. according to "forbes" magazine, women occupy roughly 11% of executive positions in the silicon valley. >> we need help more than ever, and the reality is that technology is one of the most important sectors right now, and we need to have more women at the table. >> charlotte schultz is the chief of protocol of san francisco and the state of california. >> i know when her majesty was here, her royal majesty, she wanted us -- she wanted to be like in america and people to respond to that regard. >> so no courtesy? >> i think if people want to, they're certainly welcome to. >> and queen elizabeth visited california back in 1983. and the last time a royal couple came to san francisco was in 2005, and that was, of course, camilla and prince charles. i've live in san francisco, me. dan and ama, have a good weekend
and carry on. >> tally ho, lyanne. >> which fork do you use? >> start on the outside and work your way sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> you're stepping out for dinner tonight, it's going to be breezy along the coastline with some fog. inland areas are still seeing the sun. live doppler 7 now showing you that fog, making its push back from the coastal zones. we have seen some high clouds which has raised our dew points. in the low 60s in place like mountain view and san jose. so if it's been feeling a little sticky to you, there is good reason for it. by tomorrow, though, you're going to notice things will start to change by the afternoon hours. east bay hills camera showing the marine layer, and it is a pretty view there. 64 in san francisco. 68 in oakland. it's currently 20. 84 degrees, excuse me, in san jose, and i hba
lo it. ing mtshe ba in dwroeovernight hours. if you're making plans for the weekend and wondering what's in store, take a look at our highlights. we're basically going to be seeing the foggy conditions tonight with a mix of high clouds and fog, making it a little bit muggy. typical summer weather this weekend. and as we head into the weekend, we will see breezy conditions at the coast and warm conditions inland. live picture right now as you look at san francisco. the fog is starting to make its way across the city. your 12-hour planner for tomorrow, watch out for that fog in the morning. if you have early plans. 50, 60s, pretty mild around most areas expect the coast. noontime, mostly sunny and mild to warm for the afternoon. low 60s to the low 90s. when the sun starts to set, it will start to cool off, but not by much inland. temperatures first thing in the morning ranges from the mid 50s to the mid-60s. it will still be a little humid, and then in the afternoon, we'll get rid of that humidity. here is what it will look like
for your saturday afternoon plans. 90 in los gatos. 84, san jose. 74 degrees in santa cruz, and a nice day on the peninsula as well. 80 degrees in redwood city. palo alto. 79 in menlo park. breezy with low clouds in half moon bay. 63 degrees, what yu would expect to see in daly city, fog and breezy conditions. downtown san francisco, 69 degrees. and in the north bay, you're going to see temperatures that will range from 62 at bodega bay to 95 degrees in ukiah. a few wispy clouds around mendocino be the heat is easing there. 74 for oakland, berkeley. 81 in fremont. you can download the accuweather app and check out the temperatures any time you want, hour-by-hour to help you plan your day. inland east bay will be warm, but no extreme heat expected here. 89 in pleasanton. 90 in pittsburg, fairfield. 91 degrees in livermore. accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll go with a 92 degrees inland. 62 on the coast for the two ends of the extreme. so 8:30 degree spread that wide
range duplicates on sunday. monday, not much change. a little warmer around the bay as we head into inland areas as well. tuesday and wednesday with low 90s inland. low to mid-60s near the beaches. and then we'll go with a slight dip in those temperatures. but overall, minor variations from day to day. the one thing you'll notice, though, is that humidity is going to come down tomorrow afternoon. >> that's good. >> thanks, sandhya. coming up next, a major change futur i love you, basement bathroom of solitude,
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[ closing bell ] stocks are ending slightly lower on wall street, but still managed to eek out a small gain for the week. the dow lost six points today. the nasdaq dropped five. the s&p went down by two. by the end of the year, beyer will no longer sell or distribute the assure permanent birth control device. the implant has been linked to health problems like persistent pain, allergic reactions or even piercing of the uterus or fallopian tubes. more than 16,000 women are suing bayer over the essure device. some women say they even became pregnant after it was implanted. you still have time to get a ticket for tonight's big mega millions drawing. it's huge. the jackpot is up to $433 million. the cash option would be $260 million. we could get by on that, right?
>> maybe. >> maybe! after we buy the island, you know. >> right, right. >> this is the sixth largest jackpot in the game's history and only the seventh time it has exceeded $400 million. tickets are two bucks each and at 7:45, the drawing is at 8:00 tonight. to get tonight's winning numbers sent directly to your phone so you'll find out instantly if you're super rich, download the abc 7 news app and enable the push alerts. we have an office pool going. it is going to happen tonight, ama? >> fingers crossed. all right. san jose police say the man who serves as the independent police auditor is losing his objectivity. >> coming up, what was caught on camera that has led to demands for his resignation. >> oh, no. >> no kidding. oh my god. >> just awful. two boats out on the water. only one returned to dock safely. next, the latest on the deadly
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capsizes and sinks in rough water. tonight we're seeing just how rough the water really was when a sudden storm hit that area. >> 17 of the 31 people on board the boat have died. they range in age from 1-year-old to 70 years old. >> 11 people from one family were on board. nine members of that family died. of the 14 passengers who survived the trip, seven were injured and two adults remain hospitalized in critical condition. just a terrible, terrible tragedy. >> it really is hard to wrap your head around such a sudden tragedy. the ntsb is due to give an update any minute. here is a live look at the briefing site. this is in branson, missouri. we'll go to abc news reporter emi emily row with what we know what happened. >> new video shows the frightening moments just before the boat capsized. >> we need a water rescue. will be north of the showboat. we'll be a duck that has capsized. >> taken inside another duck boat out on the lake at the same
time, the waves violently rocking the people inside. the wind whipping around at 60 miles an hour. that group made it back to shore, but the other duck boat capsized with 31 people on board, killing 17, including children. the captain made it out alive. >> myself and the first lady, our thoughts and prayers right now are with these family members. >> when the boat capsized, a thunderstorm warning was in effect, and witnesses say the severe weather was strong and swift. >> debris was flying everywhere, and just the waves were really rough. >> the company that owns the duck boat ride, a popular tourist attract that takes passengers on land and water says it's has an impeccable safety record during its 47 years of operation, telling abc news this incident has deeply affected all of us. we will continue to do what we can to assist the families that were involved and the authorities as they continue the search and rescue. the ntsb and coast guard are on te scene investigating. >> we'll do everything within my
powers to make sure that they all have the resources here they need to come to ancon collusion on this incident. >> the boat sank to the bottom of the lake after it capsized. officials here tell me they plan to pull it out of the water on monday. emily rao, abc news, branson, missouri. now some wild weather in the midwest today. this is one of several tornadoes that touched down. this was in new middletown, indiana, which is in the southern part of the state. the twister did damage several homes and other buildings. no one was seriously hurt we are glad to say, despite that damage. iowa's governor has issued a disaster proclamation over a series of tornadoes in that state yesterday. one of the storms hit a police department and forced the evacuation of a hospital. at least 17 people were injured. >> honey, get inside! >> the national weather service says five twisters hit the central part of the state. turning to politics this week has been all about the fallout from the helsinki summit meeting between presidents trump and putin. now there is talk of a second
meeting in washington this fall. the white house is still dealing with the backlash over president meddling in the 2016 election. house minority leader nancy pelosi is pushing paul ryan to make sure putin isn't invited to speak to congress. a white house official says national security will be on the agenda if the fall summit happens, including a conversation about the 2016 election. and another twist to the russia investigation today, investigators have a recording of the president talking to his then personal lawyer michael cohen about possibly paying off a former "playboy" playmate. the conversation took place two months before the election, and the model, karen macdougall had claimed to have had an affair with trump. stormy daniels' lawyer says this tape could be the tip of the iceberg. >> i will tell you for a fact there is more than one. there is multiple recordings, and all of them should be released. >> rudy giuliani, who is currently the president's lawyer says there was a discussion
about a payout, but it was never made. new at 6:00, a mountain bike rider is in a local hospital tonight after tumbling down a 50-foot cliff at china camp state park in san rafael. it happened at about 3:30 this afternoon. crews called a helicopter in to assist with the rescue. that's what you're watching here, obviously. you can see the victim being pulled up. he was conscious and alert while being transferred to marin general. >> we have calls in china camp, it takes a little challenge to figure out exactly where he. so we send crews up from the bottom, hiked up. we had place where the phone call was originated from, a couple of the trails and we ended up finaling him. >> this is the second incident involving a mountain bike in three weeks at china camp state park. fire officials say these trails are extremely popular on the weekends. questions are being raised because of a video that appears to play san jose's independent police auditor at a rally where threats were made against
officers. those threats were not related to police. abc -- relayed, rather. abc 7 reporter david louie looks at why aaron >> posted on twitter of an anti-police protest. a protester calls out the names of two officers who had shot and killed a man. a threat was made. >> coming for you. you murdered anthony nunes in front of his home, 18 years old, unarmed. >> the leader of the san jose police officers association are calling for ziser to resign because he didn't report the threat on the officers. they also say ziser shouldn't have been there. >> this was no memorial. this was an anti-police rally that he shouldn't have been at because that's not his job. >> however, ziser says he wasn't at the rally and he didn't hear the threat. the photo of him with some of the participants was taken earlier at a different location before the march and rally
started. >> this is a group of people who feel like they're not being heard. i wanted them to know that i hear them. i went to hear and observe their message and i left very quickly. >> critics say another time a man made violent threats against officers to zissera's officer but that was never relayed to police. >> the current acts are reprehensible. for this process to work, the officers need to feel that the process is fair. >> while zisser says he has no plans to resign, mayor sam liccardo raised doubts about his future. quote, credibility depends on impartiality, and i am concerned that mr. zisser's recurring questionable judgment undermines that. he has been police auditor for less than a year. in san jose, david louie, abc 7 news. well, doing the right thing is not always easy. >> tonight 7 on your side's michael finney has the hard lesson one man learned when trying to return money he got
it was recently found on beach, but the story of this wedding ring started 60 years ago. it was dated may 1, 1949. >> it's a great mystery who it belongs to, and abc 7 news viewers are jump nothing try to figure that out. >> thanks to tips, news anchor dion lim made progress on hopefully finding the ring's right owner. >> we first met richard retracing his steps along the shore in richmond. four months ago he stumbled on a hidden treasure. >> as soon as i picked it up, it looks like a wedding ring. >> one with an inscription that read from now to eternity, may 1, 1949. it borer the name "lilly." >> how it got to this beach is really a mystery. >> richard didn't know how to get the word out, but a friend by chance tweeted about the ring
months later, hoping someone could help. >> i'm excited to see it take off. >> so many people from around the country shared the story on social media, many with offers to help. historians, genealogist, even wanna-be detectives. it all led us to this woman named lilly and her granddaughter. >> if it is theirs, it would bay mazing. >> meet karen cross of santa cruz. her father was the son of lilly and ernest. they were marry maid 1, 1949. married 62 years until earnest's death in 2011. >> it's one of the stories you always hear about, but, you know, this romantic story. >> according to family friends, the family were fishermen and originally emigrated to the bay area to fish for sardines. both of her grandparents deceased and two out of three of their children gone as well, the mystery continues, hopefully not for eternity. >> just for my grandma, it would mean a lot to her. >> i spoke to lilly and earn's
son. he is skeptical the ring was his fathers since he never wore a ring. he is currently dig through his arch clues. dion lim, abc 7 news. >> so fascinating. >> it's a fun mystery. we'll keep following it and with any luck get the ring back to where it belongs. it is going to be a warm weekend. >> here is a live look at santa thiswhatever size.le streaming tv for your family,
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7 on your side's michael finney has investigated complaints about zelle, an electronic payment system offered by major bank. >> some said their money went to the wrong system and they couldn't get it back. now a bay area man, he received money by mistake and has no way to give it back. >> it's a little frustrating, especially if you're trying do the right thing thinking is an amazing story. it makes it super easy to send money. you type in a person's mobile numberer e-mail and off it goes. but if you make a typo, the money could go to the wrong place. and in this case, our viewer got someone else's money by mistake. when he tried to give it back, his whole financial life got turned upside down. rick sheldon received a puzzling
e-mail from his bank one day. >> you have $100 from zelle. happy birthday was the message. and it was not my birthday. >> he thought it was a mistake until he got another e-mail, this from a man in illinois saying that $100 was supposed to go to his daughter, but he typed the wrong e-mail on zelle. could rick please send his money back. rick thought it was scam. >> they send you money and you're supposed to send it somewhere else and then the money disappears. >> rick tried to reject the deposit, but zelle had no button for that. so he contacted his bank, wells fargo. >> they didn't know what to do. they had never heard of this issue. >> wells fargo suggested rick send $100 to the stranger that didn't seem safe. couldn't wells fargo simply reverse the transaction? >> it will take five to seven days. >> instead five days later rick got a big scare. >> i was told my accounts or locked. immediately my alarm bells were ringing someone hack mid accounts. >> then the real culprit risks
you aware of $100? >> turns out wells fargo treated that zelle dpooz a case of fraud and froze all of rick's accounts. he couldn't access any of his money. >> it was an unbelievable experience. >> as for that $100, it came out of rick's account, but then it disappeared, which brings us to the person who sent the money in the first place. >> my three kids have always been saying dad, you got to get up into the modern era. you don't send checks anymore. >> meet larry ethan, a retiree in rockford, illinois. he was just trying to send his daughter $100 for her birthday. >> and unfortunately, rick's e-mail address and hers are very, very similar. >> we introduced larry and rick via facetime. >> hi, rick. i want to be the first to tell you i'm really sorry that i'm putting you all through this. >> larry said he never did get that $100 back. >> it went to the big bank in the cloud and i don't know where it went. >> so 7 on your side contacted wells fargo. it did not explain what happened, but said there is a process for reversing those
mistakes. however, in this situation, the payment reimbursement was delayed. after that, the $100 showed up in larry's account. >> i really want to thank you for this. >> and if rick's never rockford -- >> buy me a beer or something, right? >> maybe. larry says he's going back to writing checks for his kids' birthday. now i want to hear from you. have you lost some money? can you not get it back? my 7 on your side hotline is monday through friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., 415-954-8151. yo can also reach me on my facebook page and through abc7news.com. i told you this was quite the story. >> that really is. i've added an extra zero before. >> ooh. >> but fortunately to a very honest person. >> if it's to me, it's okay, dan. thanks, michael. >> sure. one last check on our forecast. >> meteorologist sandhya patel is here. sandhya? >> dan, am marks take a look at live doppler 7 right now. we still have the fog around near the coast. it's going to cross its awaycross the bay as we head
into the overnight hours. here is look at your highs for your saturday. inland areas will be in the upper 80s to low 90s. so warm, sunny. along the coast we'll hang on to some low clouds, keep flit the 60s and a little on the breezy side. if you're heading to the menlo fest, the weather looks nice and mild. upper 70s both afternoons. and a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast will feature our summer spread, low 60s to low 90s for upcoming weekend. not as humid, and then next week we'll see minor day to day variations in our temperatures. ama and dan? >> thank you, sandhya. summer baseball to talk about. >> yep. back after the all-star break. >> it will be sizzling in oakland this weekend. giants versus a's all over again, this time as we mentioned in oak town. the green and gold, they had the edge hen these teams met last
this abc 7 sports report is sponsored by stanford health care. >> good evening. the second half of the baseball season officially begins tonight for the giants and the a's, continuing their bay bridge series. a's took two out of three last week in san francisco, and this weekend they're in oakland. a's have been one of the hottest teams in all of baseball. now they're only three games out of the second wild card spot in the american league. giant als a contender, four ba series for both clubs. pitching matchup rodriguez for the giants. edwin jackson for the a's. >> both teams that are fighting to get to the postseason. so it should create a lot of interest there.
they get the series there in san francisco, you know, we got to bounce back and try to find a way to win some games now. >> well, we wanted to make sure manae. >> they got fireworks tonight. the cardinals matt carpenter started his day with a lead-off bomb against jon lester of the cubs, and it only got better from there. carpenter tied a major league record, five extra base hits, 5 for five, became just the second player in the modern rear with three homers and two doubles in the same game. drove in seven, scored four. that's like a week for some guys. they pulled him in the sixth inning because the game was blowout. only 18 players have ever hit four homers in a game. cardinals win 18-5. after a beautiful day for
round one, there was real british open weather in round two, chilly, windy, rainy, carnoustie turned into car-nasty. let's start with tiger woods. an even par 71 for the second day in a row. consistent, six off the lead. jordan spieth playing his third shot on the lead. up and down the hill, up and down two hills, chipping it up and in. 4 under 67. 3 under for the tournament. tou. ro rory mcilroy for birdie on 10. 69 for the second straight day. he is 4 under. take me to your lead. >> kevin kisner from south carolina, hitting out of the green side bunker. nice work. 1 under today. kisner 6 under overall, tied for the lead with zach johnson. some nfl news, and good news for andrew luck and colts fans. luck has been deemed good to go for training camp. no limitations on how much he can throw. luck played in pain in 2016. he missed all of last season while recovering from shoulder
surgery. the 49ers, by the way, will play the colts in indy in week three of the preseason. go! >> not quick enough. >> raiders open training camp a week from today. jon gruden getting ready, putting some local kids through the paces, a camp sponsored by dick's sporting goods. they donated $100,000 worth of equipment for these kids. and chucky bringing the intensity, 24/7. all right. we know patriots tight end rob gronkowski is nuts. you got to be crazy to do this. scuba diving with the sharks? and these are not tiny little baby sharks. this took place in the bahamas. the shark swimming by. he bonks gronk in the head. i don't know why these sharks did not eat him. maybe professional courtesy, respect for a fellow predator. can you imagine trying to stay calm with these sharks swimming around you like that? the stunt was for shark week on discovery which is next week.
they're doing the shark dance where we made it out alive dance that is nuts. would you do that? >> i don't know. in a cage. i don't know if i'd do it like that. >> i don't have the guts for that. >> thanks, larry. join us tonight at 9:00 on kofy tv. the danger in the water. why state officials are posting no swimming signs for you and your pets up and down the state. then on abc 7 news at 11:00, after more than a half a century, told to go. what's forcing a long-time latino bakery from its home. coming up tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, it's a new episode of quantico, followed by what would you do at 9:00? and then "20/20" and abc 7 news at 11. jimmy kimmel, terry crews from the oakland movie sorry to bother you as well as bobby cannavale. >> a few thoughts what really matters. it's the middle of summer
vacation for school kids, and i hope they're enjoying the break. but it occurred to me there is something missing. think about it. you hardly ever see kids outside playing anymore. when was the last time you drove by kids in a pickup football game in someone's front yard. whatever happened to hide-and-seek or kick the can? in summer when i was a kid, my siblings and friends were outdoors all day long, i mean all day. that was an important time, too, a time to explore, to play, exercise, of course, and most importantly, to use your imagination. those huck finn summer days which were as informative as thaw were fun. kids don't grow up like that anymore, and it's their loss, sadly. they're overschedule and we're overprotective. with another summer slipping by, what really matters is to get our kids off the computers and the game consoles and outside in the grass and under the sun and the stars. i always love to hear from you. let me know what you think. follow me on twitter at
facebook, at dan ashley@abc 7. maybe share your summer time stories and how you enjoyed that time as can skid. that's going to do it for this edition of abc 7 news. look for breaking news on the abc 7 news app. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. we appreciate your time and hope to see you again at 9:00 and 11:00. our hot and salty fries, smothered in cheese and guacamole. plus your choice of carne asada, chorizo, or chipotle chicken for just 3 bucks. so tonight, kick the party in your mouth up a notch with jack's new $3 sauced & loaded fries.
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