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747s hold 18,000 gallons, drawing a line of retardant more than a mile long. >> hot, dry, windy conditions threaten to feed new fires. >> a red flag warning has been issued today through saturday for a huge part of northern california, mendocino, lake and sonoma and napa county. >> eric thomas is live for us in napa county right now. >> reporter: as you said the high fire danger due to the red flag warning, lower humidities, higher temperatures, the possibility of gusty winds. firefighters in napa say they are geared up and ready, but there are not as many of them to be ready as they would like. there are strike teams frommer working on other fires. their bags are packed and loaded. now it's just a matter of monitoring the radio for any new fires that have broken out. >> the red flag warning means that the conditions are going to be very receptive for potential
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fire behavior and large r incidenteporte which it firefighters here are dreading since napa county already has strike teams in redding for the carr fire, and in lake county for the mendocino complex fire. it means fewer firefighters here at home. >> we do have re sources committed on major incidents right now. as far as locally, the fire stations are staffed and the firemen and women are ready to respond. >> they send five engines each time a strike team is dispatched. >> we have locals here covering on engines already gone. >> reporter: the men and women are reminded every day how much hard work goes into fighting a major fire, from the front of the station you can still see the scars left behind by last year's atlas fire. that knowledge will come in handy since two of 25's engines
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are scheduled to leave in a couple of days to help relieve one of the strike teams at the carr fire. >> we prepare if there are early spring and summer with readiness drills and stuff to keep people mentally focused on what could happen. >> reporter: firefighter flores will be among them that will load up sunday night or monday morning to head out for the carr fire. they'll relieve two of the engines already up there. do they have enough firefighters in napa to staff this? they say they do. all the fire stations are staffed. they would rather not have any big incidents or go help other counties because they are spread thin currently themselves. live in napa, eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> eric, thank you. for more on the fire danger facing the bay area right now, let's bring in abc 7 news meteorologist spencer christian. spencer this -- this is problematic all over california. >> it really is, larry. especially here in the northern and central parts of the state where we have so many major
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fires burning at once. now, this red flag warning is in effect until 11:00 p.m. tomorrow for a wide area, including the areas where the fires are burning right now to our north and over to the east into the sierra and the sierra ridge and foothills. the ridge is -- the gusts will be generally 25 to 35 miles per hour in those areas due north of the bay area. in the east area of the sierra the gusts will be up to 65 miles per hour with dangerously low relative humidity. looking at the ranch fire and the river fire, you can see that it's about 90 degrees in both locations and the wind is gusting to 27 miles per hour. and we expect wind gusts to just taper off a little bit during the overnight hours, and perhaps pick up again to the levels wrer seeing today by midday tomorrow. so the red flag warning is in effect for an expansive area. and i guess you want to know what that means to the average person, right? >> yeah, absolutely which we hear about the red flag warnings all the time. how does that affect us, really? >> in terms of weather
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conditions, it means it's hot and dry and we have gusty winds. we have weather conditions that can spread fires rapidly if they start. because it's so hot and dry, fires can start more easily. what we need to do is be vigilant if we live in an area where there's a lot of dry vegetation. there are things we can obviously avoid doing, like campfires, don't start campfires or work with mechanical equipment that could trigger a spark, like lawn mowers or my kind of equipment that would trigger a spark that would start a fire in a dry area. >> thank you, spencer. take a look at the other fires burning, carr fire has burned 131,000 acres, 39% contained. cranston fire, 13,000 acres, almost fully contained, the whaleback fire is now 70% contained. the ferguson fire burning on the outskirts of yosemite that has spread to 73,000 acres, 41%
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contained. park officials hope to open yosemite valley to visitors today. that has been pushed back until next week. yosemite valley is not at risk. the closure is because firefighters need the roadways so they can respond to the fire. >> even as residents begin to return to neighborhoods that have been devastated by the carr fire, we're getting new glimpses of harrowing escapes. >> kristen sze is here with one redding resident's video as he barely got out of harm's way. >> this is judah gowan's harrowing story. the carr fire was barrelling down on his neighborhood, minutes to escape. his wife and two little girls were in a separate car ahead of him. this is what their experience looked like. >> oh, jesus. jesus, jesus. >> it looks like hell. it felt like hell. like, it was so hot. and you could barely breathe
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when you were outside. it was just so intense. i hope, because the electricity all went off. so i was like, god, if that gate is closed, and not opening, i'm going to have to ram that thing. >> it is burning. i cannot see. i cannot even see. >> we talked by phone this afternoon, judah said he managed to drive to safety, as did crystal with the girls. their dogs and two cats are okay. you might have heard the cats meowing in agitation. sadly, their home was burned to the ground you can see from these pictures taken the day after. fortunately, many friends have offered to help. they're currently staying out of town, like so many victims, not sure where they'll go next or whether they'll rebuild some day. larry and ama? >> kristen, thank you. from evacuations to fire hazards, go to to get more information. new at 4:00, a sonoma county man is in custody accused of
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throwing a suspicious device under a sheriff's patrol car in a safeway parking lot i guerneville. that's video of the sonoma county bomb squad blowing up a backpack. they saw a man ignite a device and throw it under a patrol car. the device exploded, injuring a safeway employee, but not seriously. officials say the deputy ran from the store after hearing the blast, spotted the suspect, then chased him down. >> today family, friends and a grieving oakland community found strength together. hundreds gathered to celebrate the life of nia wilson, the teenager who was stabbed to death at the mcarthur bart station 12 days ago. >> say her heras a broken nation. let us come together, whether you're black or white. even if you're color blind, you
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can still see theifference you officials and dignitariescludin lee. wilson's heartbroken sister read a poem. >> the love she gives without no expression. nia's love, the love she give when you may not have no sense of direction. nia's love, the love she gives when you need protection. nia's love, you know that's the kind of love that will never fade away. nia's love that she gives when she tell you to have a wonderful blessed day. nooia's love, my nia's love, so honest and true, baby girl shining brightly, and big
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sister, i promise we'll get >> such an emotional day for this family. the person who killed nia wilson also injured latifah. investigators believe the attack was the suspect is in jail charged with murder. following today's memorial, wilson's casket was taken from the church by horse and carriage. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow was at today's funeral. she'll have a live report at 5:00. new details about the young chinese girl who disappeared from her san francisco bound tour group at a washington, d.c. airport. the 12-year-old was found safe with her parents in new york today. a nationwide amber alert was issued when the girl was reported missing yesterday. surveillance video showed her leaving the airport with a woman in an suv with new york tags. lawyers for the parents said the whole thing was a misunderstanding. san jose national airport is poised to become the first west
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coast airport to use facial recognition technology on all of its international flights. officials say the facial biometric system will enhance security and expedite passengers through the process, reducing wait times. the airport started using the technology in june, and will expand to departing travelers this fall. orlando international airport in florida began using the same technology two months ago. an office fool pays off, that megamillions jackpot winner hs come forward. what we've learned about the south bay people behind that winning lottery pool. plus -- >> we present to you our commercial crew astronauts. the santa clara county fire, the "7 on yo
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- ( phone ringing ) - get details on this state program call or visit oh, the bigamistry is over. the winner of last year's $543 million megamillions jackpot has stepped forward. >> it's eleven people. that was supposed to ours. >> it should have been ours. >> we would be in maui right now. david louie gave the news and he is there. >> reporter: i missed my chance. anyway, the 11 winners of this office pool are -- do have a ring leader. his name is roland reyes.
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do you know how many of to figure out which was the right one. we fell short. lottery officials are not in the meantime telling us who the other ten winners are. >> it was only nine days ago that the owner was celebrating his $1 million commission. we got to break the news to him, the winners, all eleven of them showed up at the california lottery office. >> that's so good. it's going to take care of eleven families, then, plus their friends and everybody. so that is great news. very, very -- i'm very happy for them. >> however, because the winners want anonymity, we don't know which roland reyes in san jose is the winner. the closest person with that name lives two miles. >> he wanted to go with a small, independent store and he stopped by there on the way home. that's the one he chose. other roland or rolando reyes
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we tracked down denied being the winner. >> the office pool likes each other so much, they'll keep working. >> smart choice, i'd say. >> why do you say that? >> i feel like you should still keep contributing, otherwise you're going to end up spending all the money, you know. >> lottery officials say it's not unusual for some winners to shield their identities. few can hide for long as they seek legal and financial advice. one neighbor is especially happy the ticket was bought from a local store. >> i think that's good to visit the local store, you know, giving business to local stores and help the community. so helping himself, obviously, at the jackpot winners range in age 60 years old. each put $2 in the pot. they won't tell us what company they worked for, except to say they're in the financial sector. live in san jose, david louie, abc 7 news.
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that is a lot of money, and that is wonderful. congrats to them. $543 million like i said is a lot of money, but you have to divide it up. and then factor in taxes. if the winners choose to have it paid out through 30 payments it comes out to more than $49 million per person before taxes. their estimated total take home would be about $31 million. if they take the lump sum option they get half of that, $320 million split eleven ways, $29 million per person, after taxes it comes out to $18 million, which, still isn't too bad. >> we would have been okay with that, i think. >> i think so. >> nasa astronauts who will ride the commercial capsules into orbit. lema of sonoma county.including nasa is collaborating with boeing and spacex to make
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aircraft that can ferry cruise from earth to the international space station and back. >> for the first time since 2011 we are on the brink of launching american astronauts on american rockets from american soil. >> spacex and boeing are shooting for a test flight of their capsules to the space station by the end of this year or perhaps early next year. u.s. astronauts currently ride on russian capsules to the space station. we're joined by ron hibsman a fizz physicist. this is a public/private partnership that marks a new era of space flight. why is that a positive thing inw >> it's a real positive thing because previously nasa built all its own -- or in cooperation with boeing and -- all those oher companies, built their own rockets and now a commercial folks have a chance to compete for that business. now we have competition, and things will get better, cheaper,
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faster. >> why is manned space flight so important to us? >> it's important because there are things that you can do with -- like on the moon, the apollo pa apollo astronauts you cannot do. on the space station, we want to do research on biology -- human biology, and also biology of bacteria and all kinds of other animals. and to have someone actually there to manipulate the experimentation is really important. >> there are real life use cases that will be done? >> absolutely. not only the experiments, but also the spinoff that happens from the technology we actually use to put in orbit. so spinoff is something people don't count very often, but it's a huge part of what happens at nasa. >> now, endeavor was the last space shuttle flown by nasa, decommissioned in 20u 20. i still remember seeing the scenes in los angeles trying to do a mini parade, 2012, i think i said '02. was it just too expensive to
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keep building shuttles like that? >> those shuttles were really old. they're very expensive to build. and, again, competition with private and commercial, things will hopefully make that somewhat cheaper. but also the -- going into space is very dangerous. and space wants to kill you, basically. and commercial people are going to have to be a little more aware of that. it's much more easy to build spacecraft commercially than with a government organization. >> you led into my next question. i was going to ask about the safety aspects of this when you have these types of partnerships, you think it will be safer than before? >> i think that it might be safer than before. >> why? >> there's a lot less organization.etween theubcly ru
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so i think that it might be able to be a faster, more maneuverable kind of organization. >> last question. >> sure. >> mars is out there. elon musk talks about mars. are we going to mars at some point soon? >> i suspect we will eventually, although i think it might take longer than mr. musk says it's going to take. his timing is a little ambitious. i don't want to second guess that guy either. >> yeah. ron hipsman, 47 years at the exploratorium. congratulations. >> thank you. >> thanks for coming in. ama? >> thank you so much, larry. now let's get a check on the weather with spencer christian. notice the absence of fog at the coast, sunny across the bay area right now and pretty breezy as well. calm in novato. wind speeds are 10 to 25 miles per hour across the bay area. we have a black and white satellite image to show you over the last few hours, smoke has been blowing southward and with the onshore flow it's being
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carried eastward, generally away from the bay area, smoke filtering into the bay area, most of the smoke from the fires to our north will be moving eastward into the sierra. meanwhile, here's a look at our wind gust animation and you can see that going into tomorrow and tomorrow night it will still be a gusty pattern, strongest breezes near the coast and around the bay, but generally gusty all over the bay area. a live view from sutro tower, looking westward, a buildup of haze in the atmosphere there, 70 degrees in san francisco, oakland 72, 73 at mountain view, san jose 89, 64 at half moon bay. golden gate from emeryville, 87 at santa rosa, 81 at napa. mid-90s at concord and livermore. one more view from the east bay hills camera, lots of haze looking westward. forecast features, mild to warm next two days, turning much warmer early next week, and
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triple digit temperatures inland by the middle of next week, overnight, clear skies, a patch or two of fog will form near the coastline. overnight lows, mid-50s, upper 50s and low 60s in the inland east bay. tomorrow, sunny skies once again. breezy at the coast. mid and upper 70s around the bay. we'll see mid-90s in the warmest inland locations. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. we'll see a dip in temperatures on sunday, a couple degrees or so. temperatures bounce back on monday. then the warming begins, or i should say continues. on tuesday, by wednesday or thursday look for highs near 100 degrees in the warmest inland spots, mid to upper 80s around the bay, and mid to upper 60s on the coast. >> when you bring out the red graphics, you're serious. >> means business. >> thank you, spencer. just ahead, "7 on your side" and michael finney are live at
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time to turn to "7 on your side's" michael finney, but he's not here in studio. >> why does he get to have all the fun? michael is live at the santa clara fair in san jose. >> it is absolutely beautiful out here. you've got to get down here this weekend. it is super nice. let me show you our "7 on your side" popup. come on by here and tell us any questions or concerns you have. we would love to hear from you. we'll be here until 7:00. if you notice a ton of kids, that's why we have this woman here, laura -- >> dehen. >> she's been cal -- taking a
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look at the safety of school supplies. >> unfortunately, just because a product is on store shelves doesn't mean it's safe for children. a good example of this is unfortunately -- this has now been recalled in april of this year because they found lead in the paint on the water bottle. lead is a neurotoxin. any parent who has this in their home should stop using it. they can get a refund from the manufacturer. >> let's talk about art supplies. they're notorious, and you guys have a solution for that for parents, right? >> that's right, michael. so our supplies have long had toxic ingredients from lead to cadmium.
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parents can avoid that by looking for the ap label, which i have right here. it's the arts and creative materials institute. they basically guarantee that they're testing art supplies regularly. >> really? >> for all toxic ingredients. >> this is super important. we've had crayons have issues. >> right. >> very good. appreciate your time. thank you very much. >> yeah, thank you. >> they've put together a safe back to school product guide, we'll link to that so you guys can check it out for yourself. reporting live from the santa clara county fire. >> really important information there, thank you. new details about the plan to reunite parents and children separated at the border. >> more than 700 children still have not been reunited with their families. >> who the government says should be responsible to help reconnect those families and what a judge said today. a man drags another unconscious man off a train you could save energy
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reenforcements to the fire. eric thomas tweeted because of that firefighters are stretched thin as they prepare for red flag warnings. the warning lasts until tomorrow night because of gust with winds. melanie woodrow tweeted from nia wilson's memorial service, killed nasimingly random attack at an oakland bart station. she has the emotional good-byes coming up at 5:00. china targeting american products totaling $60 billion. arlette saenz has the latest. >> reporter: it's the latest round in the trade fight between president trump and china. china is ready to fire back with more tariffs if the u.s. follows through with its threats. china announced they're willing to slap tariffs on $60 billion of american goods, honey, vegetabes, certain chemicals, products from key sectors that backed trump in 2016. this comes after the u.s. proposed increasing possible
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tariffs on $200 billion of chinese imports, from 10% to 25%. sarah sanders said instead of retaliating, china should address long-standing concerns about its unfair trading practices. >> china better take president trump's efforts to solve the unfair illegal trade and their tariff problem, the lack of reciprocity, their technology stealing, their -- they better take president trump seriously. >> the u.s. has already imposed duties on $34 billion of chinese goods and plans another round on $16 billion worth of products. china has retaliated with tariffs of their own. the president's tariffs have frustrated some in his own party, including the koch network which recently released this ad. >> america's farmers work hard to put food on our tables. because of new tariffs, our farmers' livelihoods are at
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risk, carmakers, manufacturers. >> the u.s. won't decide about those tariffs until september. but for now this trade fight shows no sign of letting up. arlette saenz, abc news, the white house. a federal judge has shot down a white house plan that would have the, aclu reunite families. it's unacceptable that only 12 or 13 parents have been located out of close to 500 deported from the u.s. for every parent not located there will be a permanently orphaned child, 100% the responsibility of the administration. the judge will force the government to appoint one person to oversee the reunification process. new details on the deadliest mass shooting in u.s. history. officials this morning released the final report from last october's massacre in las vegas. authorities say there's no evidence of a conspiracy or a second gunman. they concluded that stephen paddock acted alone in the
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shooting that left hundreds dead and hundreds more injured. >> finding answers for the victims has been our investigator's sole goal to bring closure for those affected and to move forward from this horrible event. no doubt this has taken an incredible toll on the victims of this incident, as it has our officers. >> the report also found that paddock lost hundreds of thousands of dollars at casinos in two years prior to the shooting. but authorities remain unsure of his motive. in florida, a judge has refused to prevent the release of a report on the education background of florida school shooting suspect nicholas cruz. the judge said the report does not threaten his privacy rights or a right to a fair trial. he faces excuse if convicted of killing 17 people and wounding 17 others in the valentine's day attack at stoneman douglas high school. a disturbing incident is being investigated at a metro
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train station. a man in a suit is dragging an unconscious person off the train and leaving him at a station in long beach. he pulls the person's pants up, goes back in the train, grabs items and places them outside. the man recording the incident had a few words for the man in the suit moments after. >> he could have had a seizure. in white boy is going to drag him off the train so he don't miss his ride. >> the man in the suit responds bysaying, quote, there are a lot of people on this train that want to get home. the man who suffered the seizure was taken to the hospital. his condition is unknown. >> smith college in massachusetts is bringing in an outside investigator to review an incident in which campus police approached a black student who was suspected of being, quote, out of place. >> it's just not okay. i needed to speak up. >> the student became emotional when she talked about the incident.
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it happened tuesday at a dining area on the school's campus. the university says campus police received a call from an employee reporting that she seemed out of place. she recorded her exchange with police and later posted it on facebook. >> wondering why you were here. >> well, i was eating lunch. i'm working the summer program. if you see the video, i was really calm. but on th inside i wasn't calm. i was terrified. hopefully you don't have to go through that. if you do, be strong and smart and use your phone in case anything happens to you. >> she believes the person that called police on her did it because she is black. the dmv is trying to make it easier for you to get things done. coming up, tell you about the new hours starting this weekend. plus, the fires causing problems outside of the fire zone. bad air quality ae ste. bad air quality ae ste. schriste edence otadir at at&t, we believe in access. bad air quality ae ste. schriste edence otadir
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smokey, so hazy. >> reporter: it's been noticeable all day since this morning, that smoke hanging over this area. i'm here off of deer hill road at the 24/680 interchange you drove past this afternoon. that should be a big bold clear shot of mt. diablo. a half hour ago you could not see it. it was blotted out by all the smoke. >> well, i just rode up the way a little bit and sure enough, i could smell the smoke. >> r quality monitor on mt. diablo might just be this cyclist who rides these slopes every day. >> there's been low visibility. from a distance you can tell there's a lot of smoke in the air. and riding up and down the mountain you can kind of sense there's a little thicker quality to the air. >> reporter: the winds are
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shifting, the mendocino complex fires. >> issued an advisory for smoke, let people know there's a possibility that we may get some impacts from that smoke. >> reporter: the bay area air quality management distric says if you smell smoke, then you're breathing it. they advise moving indoors and keeping air conditioners set to recirculate air. the smoke is not expected to have a high level of particulates. it will be most noticeable higher up in the hills, less smoke expected this weekend at ground level. >> we won't have our usual blue sky. >> possibly not in certain parts of the bay area, mostly in the northern parts, napa, sonoma, and possibly contra costa. >> reporter: some say they see the smoke as a warning. >> if you and all that you, u tlit as we. remindr that we're also vulnerable. >> very vulnerable. >> reporter: if you want to get away from the smoke this weekend, head to the california
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coastline. as usual, it should be smoke free. in lafayette, i'm leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. get a check of the forecast now and see what conditions are likely to continue throughout the weekend with spencer. >> start with live doppler 7, sunny skies across the bay area right now. show you this looping image of the smoke being blown inland. wind coming down along the coastline, and turning onshore. the air is quite smokey in the bay area, heavier volumes oflo l valley. air quality is declining all around the region. haze overnight, low temperatures mainly in the mid-50s. then tomorrow, hazy sunshine with high temperatures ranging from mid-60s at the coast to upper 70s around seven-day forecast, the next two or three days will show very little change in the temperature range, but it will start to warm up on
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tuesday midweek next week. wednesday and thursday, high temperatures inland near 100 degrees. pretty hot next week. >> thank you, spencer. longer hours could soon mean shorter lines for you. the new hours changing this weekend, and what you need to know about them. >> i'm michael finney. i'm at the santa clara county fair, a backstage look at our abc "7 on your side" popup. come by and let us know what
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if you drive, you know waiting at the dmv is frustrating, it's painful at times. the state is trying to ease the burden by expanding weekend service. abc 7 news reporter matt keller has the details. >> what would a dmv without a line? this one in san jose went around the building. >> i woke up very early, but i'm still last in line. >> jenny is here to get her ambulance driver certificate. >> you're my lucky one. >> a dmv worker gave her a time stamped green paper to track her how long it takes her to get to the front of the line. >> okay, 8:00. >> the dmv is trying to improve wait times they say is due to the implementation of really id, a new line system and the
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addition of the electronic driver license and id card applications. starting tomorrow the dmv is expanding the you remember in of field offices across california opening up on saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. it's now 60, including 14 here in th area. can only thing you can't do, behind the wheel exams. appointments are available, but here's the problem. >> my first appointment available was august the 18th, and my birthday's the 17th. >> so it would have been an expired license by then? >> yeah, so i tried 15 dmvs. i was going to go all theay to hollis ter. >> the earliest appointments available to them were october. >> i'm a teacher. this is my time off and this is when i can come and do whatever i need to do. and, i mean, it's an obligation to have a driver's license and everything, but it's also their obligation to have somebody taking care of you. >> as for jenny, she was finally seen at 10:00 a.m. she had a two-hour wait to handle her business here at the dmv, we'll see if the saturday
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hours help with the lines. for more details on the bay area locations where they are having saturday hours, you can go to our website, in san jose, matt keller, abc 7 news. well, heads up if you plan to take bart in oakland this weekend, you won't be able to travel between the 19th street and lake merit stations. bart crews will be replacing rail saturday and sunday. buses will be run. run. a ribbon cutting ceremony at the division circle center. this facility is located on land that was formerly used as a parking lot by caltrans. they leased the location to the city, and mayor breed says this is only the beginning. >> many of you know my top priority as mayor is to make sure that we're moving our homeless population out of tents, off the streets, and into permanent housing. >> because the 7,500 homeless
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people aren't numbers, they're people, they each have lives and stories that are amazing. >> and this center will be able to assist 125 individuals at a time. it's time to get back to "7 on your side," and michael finney. >> michael is at the santa clara county fire with the "7 on your side" team. michael? >> reporter: it's beautiful out here, and more and more people are beginning to show up. thy're getting off of work and coming down here. it is not crowded. this is a great fair to show up at. a lot of fun. now, as long as you're coming here, if you have a consumer beef of any kind, especially if you have the paperwork, drop by. we've got the abc 7, "7 on your side" popup. we have a lot of staff. we can do anything. problems is not what this fair is about. we have steve stagnaro, the marketing director for the fair. what's fun to do here? >> what isn't fun to do here? that's what this whole place is
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about. it's just families and fun and healthy, happy, safe, enjoyable -- it's just a fair. >> how much does it cost to get in? once i get this, is there any free stuff for me? friday free stuff. >> almost everything's free. $10 for adults, $5 for kids. kids under 5 are free. so you just come in, you might have to pay $30 for a family of four, you're done. so you don't have to pay for anything else. >> there's all these stages. >> a bunch of stages with puppet shows and music acts and kids acts and community groups and everything. oh, sea lions. sea lions and rabbits and chickens racing, you name it, we got it. >> i've got to talk about your event tonight. this is pretty amazing. this was something some young people may want to get in on in. >> so for the first time in a couple decades we have a big show coming this next three days. tonight it's the four top djs from mexico city who apparently are rivals and have never been on the same stage before. same stage at this fair, should
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be a terrific show tonight, really. >> steve, thank you very much. we're going to keep talking to steve on facebook live if you want to hear more about the fair. if you have time to drop by, i'll be here until 7:00. reporting live from the santa clara county fair, i'm michael finney. >> i want to see michael call the chicken races. that would be good tv right there. >> thank you, michael. the fda is linking a produce company to the tainted lettuce responsible for a multi-state parasite outbreak. fresh express supplied salads tainted with psych cyclospora. 16 people have been hospitalized. it was traced to trader joe's sandwich wraps just recalled this week. we have a link with more information about the affected products. go to a popular brand of almond
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milk is being recalled because it may contain actual milk. this recall affects 145,000 half-gallon containers of vanilla almond breeze almond milk sent to retailers and wholesalers in 28 states. the cartons have a use by date of september 2nd. the fda says one person reported an allergic reaction to the product, but medical treatment was not needed. something to brighten your day, a baby black rhino, born august 1st at the chester sue in england. the zoo says there's about 150 left in the wild. this birth is a big deal. black rhinos are listed as critically endangered. if cats are more your style, we have a perfect event. tomorrow is catterday in san francisco. this is video from a previous event. does that cat look happy? >> no, not at all. >> if you're interested in going, just bring your cat and a
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leash to deloris park. it's tomorrow from 1:30 to 4:30. the group will share tips on how to leash your indoor cat enjo an outdoorlife. >> i could look at that on a loop for an hour probably. >> poor kitty. >> not happy. a piece of disney history is up for grabs from the enchanted tiki room to the haunted mansion, the unique memorabilia you can buy for a good cause. kristen is here with what's coming up on abc 7 news at 5:00. rampage at the park, a rhino tries to overturn a family's car. the death of a bicyclist and beloved city worker, residents have been complaining about fast drivers and blown stop signs for a long time. and nothing about this spot in the pacific ocean -- sorry about the video mixup, we'll also tell you about the record set in the waters i
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found a home inside richard kroft's home. dumb bow in his living room. this enormous serpent by his pool. if you can't already tell, craft loves theater. he represents some renowned composers in film and broadway. he also really loves disneyland. now his more than 750 items are on display, and up for grabs. >> i've never sold anything. so it's like, this is -- this could be the most traumatic experience of my life, or the most enjoyable. >> why would he let go? >> listen to the great poet elsa who said let it go, let it go. >> there is another reason. she's 4 years old. >> i'm making a portion of this go to two organizations that benefit kids with special needs. i have a 4-year-old daughter, i'm an old dad. and she has special needs. so i thought, let this stuff
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actually do good to the world. >> this was the first item he purchased, moved by loss and nostalgia. ⌞> my brother had just passed away, and i remembered how much we loved going to disneyland. >> and before craft says good-bye he wants other people to enjoy the same pieces he's treasured for more than two decades. >> i hope this attraction is a catalyst for families to kind of walk down memory lane together. >> an bell munoz, abc 7 news. >> wow. >> so sweet he's taking all those things and using them for a good cause. how big was his house? >> a lot of room. >> disney is the parent company of abc 7. >> you can get the latest news anytime with the abc 7 news app, it has enhanced live video features, more customization, personalized push alerts to get the news you want. >> thanks for joining us for abc 7 news at 4:00. i'm larry beil. >> i'm ama daetz. i love nia so much, and i
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hate to say good-bye to her. >> the funeral home is packed as mourners say good-bye to an oakland teenager, tears shed, promises made, and justice is called upon. plus -- a backpack filled with explosive devices is blown up in sonoma county, law enforcement is targeted. and -- an offduty cop steps in. >> in the south bay, stores were stocked and ready, fire officials say what's happening to the north is a warning for all of us. >> and how this could be a long, hot summer for california firefighters. >> announcer: live where you live, this is abc 7 news. mourned at the death of a brilliant and beautiful young black woman, and celebrate her life, which was filled with faith, hope and love. >> congresswoman barbara lee at
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today's funeral for nia wilson. wilson's niece says she cannot believe her favorite person is gone. >> nobody can tell me otherwise. can you promise to come visit me in my dreams? >> good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> i'm kristen sze. sad day, indeed, for family, friends and dignitaries as they say good-bye to a teenager stabbed to death at a bart station. >> abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow is live at mcarthur bart in oakland. we'll get to melanie's report in a moment. it was a very, very emotional day in oakland as they said good-bye to nia wilson. >> if -- say her name. her name has a broken nation. let us


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