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president gave his or wondered said they already decided against playing on the boeing 737 max 8 jetliners before the president's announcement. >> just because i wouldn't want to take a chance. >> reporter: would you fly on one? >> no i wasn't. >> reporter: president's decision comes after the faa for days resisted grounding the planes even after fatal crash in ethiopia and one in october killing passengers and crew. faa said received newly refined satellite data to support the president's decision but nance believes premature. >> there is no justification for saying there's a major systems problem. >> reporter: says u.s. has
excellent record of airline safety. >> something decided by faa and manufacturer, not the executive out of the white house. >> reporter: but airline passengers here at sfo tended to agree to ground them for time being. >> figure out what the problem is. >> we have to be inconvenienced so things are safer. >> reporter: this is the faa order to ground the 737 series. all boeing series model 737 max 8s as we told you and max 9s, prohibited from flying. those already in the air, once they land, can't take off until further notice. vic lee, abc7 news. >> three airlines that fly them issued states. united, nothing is more important than safety of
customers and employees. don't anticipate significant operational impact. united has 14 in its fleet. american airlines. our teams will make every effort to rebook passengers quickly as possible. apologize for inconvenience. they have 24 of the boeing planes. southwest, seeking additional guidance from the faa and will respond accordingly in interest of aviation safety. they fly 34 max 8s. >> 500 commitments from five initial customers, then 5,000 orders. first took to the sky may 22nd, 2017. indonesia lion air. it was lion air that crashed into java sea killing 189 people on board. followed by ethiopian airline's
crash. countries have grounded the planes and other models are still flying. governor gavin newsom signed executive order to suspend death penalty even though voted to keep capital punishment. >> i did this with heavy heart, deep appreciation of the emotions that drive this issue, and with the victims in mind. >> means 737 inmates on death row at san quentin get reprieve. >> eric thomas sat down with the governor, joins us from sacramento. what was the conversation like? >> reporter: he laid out reasons for moratorium, his personal and family's opposition to capital
punishment, statistics showing that people of color are more likely to be put on death row and that not everyone on death row is guilty. signs went up at san quentin, carried away the equipment. pictures tweeted out by governor's office. >> why? >> can't square this fundamental fact we have people on death row today that are innocent. if you think that's hyperbolic, just last year 26 years on death row was exonerated, innocent. >> convicted in 1993 of sexually assaulting and killing 21-month-old girl, overturned and freed last year. how much is moral, how much is political? >> moral. deeply for me.
>> scott peterson convicted of murdering wife and unborn son, charles inge, serial killer. and davis kidnapper and killer in north bay. are you prepared for push back? >> good people can disagree, but state sanctions, premeditated killing, i just can't do it, can't sign the executions. >> reporter: president trump tweeted that new so many was defying the will of the voters. says no one will be released from prison. no murder heinous enough? ted bundy? >> i've read over 200 of the cases. turn your stomach, make you sick, that human beings are capable of such vile violence and i have no empathy for those
guilty. i really don't. at the same time i can't support premeditated, state-sponsored murder. >> reporter: said there was urgency getting this done because next month he would have been asked to approve and extend the state's lethal execution protocols. now that's not going to be done at least not under the administration. >> what about the cost? will it save the state money? housing inmates for life now. >> reporter: indeed but the death row part of it is very expensive as well. since the death penalty was reinstituted in california in 1978 it's cost $4 billion to house and execute inmates here. about $308 million per person for everyone executed since then. he says it's going to save money
and also the state won't need to build new prisons because of it. >> eric thomas reporting live, thank you. 737 inmates, largest date in the union has largest death row in the u.s. san quentin houses 25% of all condemned inmates in the u.s. keep this in mind, hasn't executed anyone since 2006 after federal judge declared lethal injection protocol was unconstitutional. state voters narrowly approved prop to speed up executions. marc klaas father of slain slain klaas says pure evil. story at 5:00. special trip to the bay area
today. dave scarlet placed flowers on the beach where his daughter fell in the february landslide. lives in vise ailia but came to san francisco to provide the park service with a dna sample, used to identity his daughter if her body is ever found. >> pretty much come to the understanding her body did wash out to sea the first day, night of the 22nd when as much as 2/3 of the sand washed back out. >> she and a friend walking dog when hill gave way. family held memorial in utah and will hold another here. new developments in the massive college admissions cheating scandal. lo lo lori laughlin was released on
bail. she and her husband among the parents charged. guns were drawn in arrest of actress felicity huffman taken into custody from her home. and ucla may kick out students who benefitted from the bribes. connected to the scandal will be denied admission and case by case review for current students. manuel and elizabeth will be replaced, still hold seat on the board and serve as adviser. daughter was not charged but according to the complaint, knowingly participated in the scam. she and her mother gloated about cheating on the s.a.t.s and getting away with it. >> striking a deep chord with college students working hard to
get a foot in the door. >> leslie. >> reporter: i got some very thoughtful observations from hardworking students dreaming of getting into usc, ucla, stanford and cal. but didn't get in and they're well aware of the inequities but forging ahead on campuses like this one. >> if you're maybe not as privileged, then you have to work ten times harder. >> we work hard for where we get to and want to be, it's a slap to the working classes face to think people with money and luxury can just pay to get what they want. >> reporter: all these students described excruciating pressure in high school to make the grade and get into a good college but many are working too, supporting families as they study like crazy. >> upsetting for me, applied for
other colleges before i ended up at dvc, thinking maybe that's a spot, took a spot from hardworking person. unfair to all of us who put in the time for someone who had money to one -up us. >> we have to start from the bottom and they're cheating to the top, cutting everybody in line. >> reporter: in concord, nursing students talked about the competition on their arduous quest for a degree. >> schools are such a business now, heartbreaking. i have girlfriends done with nursing degree but in debt because went to private school to avoid waiting. i've been on the journey over five years. you study so hard and give it your heart and soul. i'm happy the parents got caught. >> reporter: one student told me, clearly hard work does not
pay off. if you're rich you get in, if you are not, you don't. hard truth for them to swallow. >> did the students say anything about the other students in the cheating scandal? >> reporter: number of them expressed empathy for the students caught up in the scandal, saying if they didn't know about it, if it was just their parents orchestrating it, they were concerned about them getting kicked out and how this might follow or haunt them launching their careers. there was concern for the students caught in this. >> what did the students want changed? there's no transparency in the process. kids send in applications, schools say yea or nay, you can appeal but not a lot of reasons for why you didn't get in. >> reporter: kids i talked to dialled it back to high school, saying we set impossible, unrealistic standards to get
into the top schools in terms of grades, extracurriculars, being a sports star, volunteering, sleeping, functioning as teenager, said it's impossible. for a lot of the kids working, trying to help their families out, pretty impossible standard to hit. said that's where we need to start rethinking. >> excellent point. thanks leslie. kids have to join all these clubs whether interested or not. >> so difficult to get in now. >> abc7 news app has been sending out up-to-the-minute updates on the story, including this alert. enable push alerts for breaking news. getting aggressive on the roads, where the bay area ranks. keys to happiness, can order really help out? talk live with author gretchen
do we change? >> decluttering can help? >> not everybody but lot of people, inner calm and possibility, friend said i cleaned out my fridge, now i know i can switch careers. i know how that feels. >> because getting rid of the extraneous stuff in lime. >> clogs you, makes you feel weighed down. when i get control over the stuff, i feel more in control of life in general, even if it's illusion, it's helpful illusion. >> taking off this thing, maria kondo. but we know when day care sends me every art project my daughter does, how do i get rid of it? >> good rule is do you love it?
need it? use it? some things come home but then there's self-portrait or autobiography, that i have to keep. looking at things coming in, does it rise to the level of something i want to keep? >> also one of the things you discussed is not making more work for yourself. example would be all these boxes to put in the garage, label them. but if you know where the christmas stuff is, why label? i'm going to forget. >> good to label and make it useful but sometimes we fall into the trap of make work and fake work. lot of people attracted to binders, want to put everything in one. but if you get rid of what you don't need, maybe don't need a binder. maybe don't need to shred a lesson plan if you're a teacher. people alphabetize their spices. some people that works.
others don't, why do it if it's not going to last? >> lasts a second, then shoving stuff around. >> put cinnamon in front. >> what you use most. clutter bind, do people thrive? >> they don't see it. doesn't drain or overwhelm them, just don't see it. living or working with someone like that if you're not clutter blind can be puzzling, why are they so inconsiderate about keeping things orderly but for some people doesn't register, takes conscious effort to even close a kitchen cabinet door because blind to it. >> doesn't matter to them. >> if you're someone like that, don't worry about it unless it matters to someone else. there's no magic answer or reason to make your bed unless it makes you happy, healthy,
more productive and creative. most people say it does make them feel better, others it doesn't. fine, no reason to do it. >> just creating more work. >> and some people are i love not making bed every day, i'm grown-up, can do what i want. great, don't. >> like that. how does decision fatigue play into this? >> what we've been talking about, what do you keep, discard, if you're giving it away, do you recycle it, all decisions that take something out of us. but if you do it up front, save decisions going forward. clean out closet now, you have to face decisions but every day getting dressed for work everything fits, looks good, something you want to wear, not making micro decisions and exhausting yourself every day. >> all wonderful advice.
you can see gretchen signing books tonight. have a great event. thanks for coming. >> thank you. >> try to be more organized. >> we'ker w many years? >> it's not going to happen? >> feel like learned more about you in last four minutes, really want to throw her projects he . >> you should for a while anyway. fascinating. new york yank facebook had to turn to twitter, posted we're aware that some people are having trouble accessing facebook apps. working to resolve it. instagram was affected, many were not able to load the site at all. i was concerned about drew tuma, millennial category and instagram/facebook outage could be severe for him. are you okay?
>> crying in a corner? >> didn't know uus alert. >> nobody believes that. >> i told larry, i went for a run. believe that? comfortable temperatures but more cloud cover. live doppler 7 with satellite, we're cloud-free, rain-free. santa cruz right now, live look. folks enjoying the sand. this is going to be a popular spot, especially the weekend. accuweather outlook, never too early to look at weekend, especially this spectacular. saturday and sunday will see cloud cover for saturday evening. sunday we think it gets out of here for st. patrick's day. sunday is pick of the weekend. total sunshine and temperatures comfortable. away from the coast going into the 70s, above average this time
of the year and both days dry. enjoy the weekend. deserve it after a wet winter so far. winds have been 24 hours and most spots less than 21 miles an hour and will continue to relax tonight as well. 58 in the city, 63 in oakland. 61 in san jose, 63 in brentwood and napa about 64. overnight clear skies, stars. temperatures, will get chilly away from the coast, inland valleys and north bay as well. low 30s. and around the shoreline mid to low 40s. hour by hour, start out with bright sunshine 7:00, 8:00 in the morning. advance clock into the afternoon, more cloud cover.
2:00, 3:00 in the afternoon, thickening, veil of cirrus clouds overhead. will limit the temperatures but still looking nice in san jose fremont as well. 66 the high in santa rosa, and 65 in concord, 63 in livermore, cooler along the coast, half moon bay 59 degrees. accuweather seven-day forecast. tomorrow is sun to few clouds afternoon and evening. get rid of the clouds friday and temperatures go into upper 60s lot of spots. weekend saturday with cloud cover but touching 70. sunday, it's beautiful, pick of the weekend. lots of sunshine, well into the 70s. and even monday is warmer, then chance of showers tuesday and
wednesday, looks light and scattered, so no worries of renewed flooding but change in the pattern after dry stretch. >> professional meteorological question, monday is spectacular, today is wednesday, too early to call in sick? >> no, will help all of us rearrange our schedules for you. >> not me, asking for friend. >> get the excuses ready. coming up, klay thompson showing love for fans, apology on twitter. on twitter. bringing a ♪ ♪
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greatly off their energy in oracle and meant no disrespect. tweet comes -- she's not buying this. lost to las5-111 and called out fans. >> expect our crowd to be more into it too, i know it's not playoffs but last go-around at oracle. could at least stand up, need that energy this time of year. >> coach steve kerr responded to klay's comment, saying the team does feed off the crowd. 16 games left, not playing well, they have lapses, tired mentally and physically and little frustrated. playing the houston rockets, hot team and warriors have trying to hold on tod into the playoffs in west. speaking of warriors, abc7 will
have first ever live broadcast from inside the chase center. taking you into the warriors future home following matchup with the thunder in okc. transformation is nearly complete at what used to be at&t park, this week installed oracle park signs, adorning entire exterior of the stadium, work still under way at scoreboard sign. fourth name for the stadium. oracle has naming rights for next 20 years. >> $200 million paid for that. >> jeez. yeah, u.s. versus california in court. sanctuary state law facing fight in the courtroom to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection.
grace, you get the beach house, just don't leave the lights on, okay? to mateo, my favorite chair. to chris, the family recipes. to craig, this rock. to jamie, well, let's just say, enjoy the ride. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. the almonds to walter. the beaches to the bums. and the fog to, who else, karl. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california.
between that crash and one in indonesia in october involving the same aircraft. governor newsom has put a moratorium on the death penalty in the state. actress lori laughlin was arrested, her and husband among 33 parents facing charges in college admission scam. growing friction about cooperating with i.c.e. detentions after arrest of immigrant after deadly standing. david louie is live. >> reporter: i.c.e. has made seven requests over past three years to detain the suspect under arrest in custody for the suspected murder of bambi larson. he will be moved to courtroom
here at hall of justice for arraignment. policy is not to cooperate with i.c.e. when they request a detainer, has generated controversy and debate. has been convicted ten times for crimes. charged with brutal murder of bambi larson, created hue and cry that he was free on the street when i.c.e. wanted him for deportation to el salvador. >> never a court in the country deemed it unconstitutional for the county to call the federal authorities when they have a predatory felon about to be released into community. >> reporter: former prosecutor, ar review of the policy for four years. advocates for immigrant rights say it's matter of ensuring the
community feels safe cooperating with the police for crime. >> documented or undocumented, make sure when you are a victim or witness, there aren't collateral consequences that result. >> reporter: supervisor dave courtsy said they do i.c.e. doesn't show up timely. because homeless, residents are mobilizing to block relocation of hope village, a homeless community out of their area, out of fear could attract other homeless. >> what happened to bambi would happen to any one of us. somebody could be lurking around. >> reporter: county council says that santa clara does cooperate with court issued subpoenas.
meeting about the relocation of the hope villagerts dave louie in san jose. jose. j. sanctuary laws, arguments streamed online. justice department is debating ruling that allowed california to continue enforcing most of the sanctuary laws. trump administration officials say obstructs federal enforcement but argued state is not required to help the federal government. >> inconvenient? no doubt. cause obstruction, no doubt. but illegal, that's whattttttttt know. southern california edison power lines are to blame for
devastating 2017 thomas fire in ventura county. determined that the fire started when power lines came into contact in high winds, igniting dry brush. destroyed 1,000 structures, killed two people. no comment so far. making history in san francisco, no fire chief announced today. if you think bay area drivers are aggressive -- you're right. how bad, coming up. meteorologist drew tuma, beautiful
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will help her in her new role, especially experience in 2009, one of the six firefighters hurt battling arson on felton street. >> i get what people go through on the fire side and ems side as well. we see people on the worst day of their lives. >> asked nicholson about priorities as new chief, first answer, nothing to do with fighting fires. >> tackling homelessness issue with mayor breed, something we want to collaborate on more cohesive manner. call lines gone up to homelessness and opioid crisis. >> called it incredible honor to be first gay fire chief in the city history. >> i know i've been a role model
for lgbtq youth and i will continue that. >> joanne hayes white retires in may and promises a smooth transition and to finish strong. in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. may not be news to you but san francisco has some of the most aggressive drivers in the country. new study. gas buddy analyzed data from feature that helped users keep track of driving habits. frequency of speeding, hard braking and swift acceleration, san francisco ranks number one. congrats l.a. wednesday is least aggressive of the week and friday most. everyone wants to get mellow drive in?
>> i don't think people are mellow on our freeways in my experience. live doppler 7 is giving you a quiet scan, mainly clear tonight, plenty of stars. numbers in coldest spots dropping into the 30s. chilly away from the coast. tomorrow's day planner is different, clear skies but throughout the afternoon increasing clouds, not as bright an afternoon as right now but temperatures are comfortable this time of the year and remain dry. 50s and 60s for the high. 59 in san francisco. 64 in san jose, 66 in santa rosa. 65 in concord. accuweather seven-day forecast, sun to clouds tomorrow. mostly sunny to finish out week on friday. weekend starts out with fair amount of cloud cover but get rid of it for sunday,
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you may have heard of the marie kondo phenomenal, encouraging people to get rid of items from home, including kids projects from school. >> or not. but what about the important documents. 7 on your side's michael finney. >> or you think they're important. which documents should you keep? good question. and which should you shred. tony stewart is author of new book "get ready," step by step planner for maintaining financial aid kit. what are the important documents? what can you chuck? >> important documents are ones you think you'll need later for
warranty purposes, proof of purchase or tax purposes. >> you said you wrote this book because your mom passed and all of a sudden, where is everything. >> exactly. a big reason, my mother passed away, had to scramble, documents weren't in order. then all the people with hurricanes and flooding, thinking boy, if i had five minutes to evacuate home, am going to grab financial papers or pictures? >> documents, a piece of paper, something in computer, on the cloud? how do you define document now? >> that's a great question. i think it's subjective. what you feel comfortable with. and also the backing up part, some of us have paper documents, some scan them, some have digital documents. so it's compiling a mix of the two in way that works for you.
>> so often when you're dealing with a corporation, send in all the documents and they'll ask you three or four more times for exact same documents. that alone is reason to hold on to everything, isn't it? >> wonderful reason. one of the reasons i wrote the book. there's a few books in the space, here's what to do if somebody dies but this is more what to do if you're living. applying for bank loan and you have to find retirement statements and checking account statements, pull out get ready binder and documents or evacuation, set to go. >> any documents you don't need? >> anything that's outlived usefulness. tax returns after six years, don't need them because irs can't audit you, may make you feel good to have them, not bad idea to keep them.
>> i thought it was after three. >> three years for regular purposes, additional three years for fraud. >> in case you're accused of fraud, you have the paperwork. >> exactly. >> is there anything that everybody keeps anz nobody needs? >> i would say you have two types of people, those who keep everything and those who don't keep anything. >> thus a space to put your book together. ever any people who do it right? >> i would say that's a great question, i think that people do it in the way they know how to do it. most of us aren't educated in financial literacy. don't learn these things in school. all learn it on the fly. so what i tried to put together is get ready system. helps people set goals, get educated and learn about making
smart financial choices. >> calls it a workbook, definitely that. there's a lot of forms, lot of work to do that. anyway, tony thank you, good luck with your book. back to you guys. >> tomorrow michael will be back to help you with taxes. still a month to go. only a month to go and 7 on your side will have tax experts here at abc7 answering questions tomorrow 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and submit questions on facebook and twitter, if facebook is working, using #askfinney. tomorrow is pi day, mathematical constant 3.14. fun with pi you can try at home. >> wrap around the circumference of the circular object, one
circumference. one distance around. see how many diameters we can cut from this circumference. >> let me ask, 3. -- >> a little bit more. let's see. stretch across and i'll cut it. one edge, cut one. you guessed we're going to get three and a little bit more. there's two. >> so far, so good. >> there's three. and a little bit >> science, right there. works for any circular object. watch whole interview to find out more about the exploratorium physicist who created pi day at abc7news.com. taste of happiness in a cup. >> tastes like ice cream and cake and mocha and chocolate and
whipped cream all wrapped together. >> all good things. unusual latte in the bay area. kristen with abc7 news at 5:00. >> two big auto recalls, plus the college cheating scandal and repercussions on admissions offices. and new details about alleged mastermind of the scandal. one sacramento family has known him for decades. evolution of the college prep services. those and more on abc7 news at 5:00.
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>> too good to drink, the artwork. >> don't know how she pours so perfectly. >> practice. >> 1 for 10. >> hopped up on caffeine. thanks for joining us, larry beil. >> ama daetz. abc7 news at 5:00 starts now. any plane currently in air go to destination and then be grounded. >> it's the right choice. >> united states is effectively the last country to ban the boeing 737 max 8 jets as new evidence emerges. passengers have a lot to say. governor newsom suspend the death penalty. those wrongfully accused applaud the decision. >> another calls it pure evil.