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the praised the. >> they were scared. they were terrified people. you know. like i said, i don't want them thinking that i hate these people or i don't know them. i don't know them. i will say this. i am sorry to their families. i was just in a situation that nobody wanted to be a part of. i hope somehow they find peace with it too. >> loved ones who were glued to the breaking development like much of the nation. macy-rogers eventually surrendered. at that point they shared a
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brief moment before the ups driver was released. >> i told the guy look, i'm not running from you. whenever you're ready for me to go, i'll go. but until then, i'm okay. he said i know you don't know me and i know you didn't mean to know me and i know you didn't mean to be here, but you're all i've got right now. you're my brother. he said you're my brother. you'll always be my breast cancer. >> morasky then let ellerd go. moments layer morasky ran from the truck gun in hand before he was shot by a police officer. even today he holds no judgment against the people who put his life at risk. for mao moving forward involves recognizing the collective work from everyone involved in the tense work. >> between the usp, the sheriff's department, the san jose police department, city hall, this was a terrible situation. it wasn't fun. but the things that have happened afterward have been overwhelming. >> ellerd is spending some quality time at home but says he cannot wait to return back to ups. he says the company has provided
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him a brotherhood unlike any other. >> what a story. >> mustust ceou perspectiven everything in life. the nv was like inse, fun, he stayed focused. he was being held at gunpoint. so that's all he can really focus on was driving. and he just wanted to continue driving. he said the trouble would have come if they would have stopped. so when that eventually did happen, the intensity. >> it's amazing how he tried to connect with him and bond a little bit. >> and that was with bringing up their daughters. so both men, morasky and ellerd have young daughter, and once that was brought up, morasky let ellerd go. >> oh my goodness. >> so fascinating and so scary. thank you, amanda. >> well, we have posted amanda's full story on line so you can read it and share with your friends. as you heard from amanda, it's such a compelling story. look for it on abc7news.com.
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in the south bay, if you have to pay a traffic fine in the heart of silicon valley, you may run into some computer problems. a glitch in the online payment system is charging people the wrong amount, and in some cases people are being overcharged. abc 7 news reporter anser hassan is live in san jose and tells us it's a mess. anser? >> yeah, ama, a spokesperson says they're not answering any questions at this time. but they have posted memos like this at the courthouse to explain to people why they have to come down and pay in person. shane collins may be saving on child care, but he is losing a day's wage, forced to take the urt.what'st insideo >> boring and kind of muggy, and a bunch of grumpy people. >> how long is the line? >> i can't even -- i was in line for about an hour. >> he is making adown. a spokesperson for the court wouldn't comment on camera, but in an e-mail to abc 7 news, he
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says the problem goes back to december. a memo detailing the issue is posted at the court. a glitch in the software is causing traffic fines to be miscalculated. some people are being undercharged, others charged more. >> i think we'd have the most advanced technology around. >> not just online didn't work. the phone number didn't work. so you have to come over here. >> vince track who lives in san jose is in a similar situation, also having to take time off of work. >> it's actually my wife's. it's for speeding, yes. >> so she sent you to come stand in line? >> yep, yep, yep. happy wife, happy life. >> track is also frustrated that a court in silicon valley is dealing with problems with the website. >> i understand when they say hey, we're short-staffed, there is government furloughs or what not. but the website is automatic. it should work. it's not difficult, right? >> especially silicon valley. >. >> the software company that runs the payment platform, tyler technologies did send me an e-mail only to say that they acknowledge the problem, that they're working on a fix.
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now if you're owed a refund, if you overpaid, you're owed a refund. if you underpaid, the court will accept that lower amount for full payment. reporting live, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. oakland police faced renewed criticism from a federal court overseeing reforms to make the department more accountable, especially when it comes to officers using deadly force. four officers could now lose their jobs after shooting and kill manning in march of last year. oakland police chief initially cleared them of any wrongdoing in the death of joshua pollack, but the court-appointed monitor overruled the chief and that decision followed pollack's family, claiming he posed no threat to the officers. >> the monitor's report raises several concerns, and we will be addressing those concerns at our upcoming date in front of the court on april 3rd. >> oakland police and city leaders gathered for a memorial honoring four officers murdered in the line of duty ten years ago today.
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two were shot during a traffic stop. two others died during a shootout with a suspect. a pittsburg woman who allegedly shot her husband in the head over the weekend appeared in front of a judge for first time today on attempted murder charges. her husband, pittsburg adult education center principal paul shatswell remains on life support, very badly hurt. abc 7 reporter melanie woodrow was in the courtroom today. >> cameras were not allowed in court today as 39-year-old maria vides appeared. she was crying throughout the proceeding. by phone, her brother said that she's heartbroken, and that the couple loved each other. vides and her husband, pittsburg adult education principal paul shatswell seemed to be happily married. it's not clear what happened saturday leading up to the shooting. shatswell has eight children ranging in age from 6 to 29. the case was put over until next week for another arraignment and potential bail hearing. vides' attorney says she plans to plead not guilty. a prosecuting attorney says there could be an amended complaint. >> in the event that the victim
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in this case does pass, there will be an amended complaint changing the charges because of the status of the victim. >> this has been especially difficult for both families. vides' attorney says he's waiting to receive discovery in the case before making a statement. in pittsburg, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. bart police say shifts from cars parked at stations are down, but that's no consolation to people who have had catalytic converters stolen from their vehicles. we heard from one woman who returned to the bart parking lot in lafayette last weekend to find someone stole a catalytic converter from her honda. so we looked into it. it turns out thieves usually strike with precision. they use small tools to steal a catalytic converter in just a few minutes. >> all you do is jack it up. they'll put a -- take a battery operated sawzall, cut it off and they're gone. >> they're efficient. they're good at what they do. that's the craft. they're out there for a reason. >> more than 200 catalytic
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converters were stolen from cars parked in bart's lots last year. it can cost at least $1800 to replace a catalytic converter, and your insurance may not cover replacement costs. now taking a live look outside from our emeryville camera. it's blue skies and bright sun right now, but of course that's going to change. the next 24 hours, spencer christian has our forecast. spencer? >> enjoy that view of the western sky from emeryville. so much i'm going to show it to you again. it's just beautiful. it's not going to last long. let's take a look right now at live doppler 7. clear skies. from emeryville, looking at the sun as it prepares to set about an hour from now. a the ment.ay san francisco, well, t,ut it was about 58, 59 degrees an hour ago. so it's probably still in the upper 50s. oakland 59. 61 in mountain view. 60 at is only and morgan hill. 59 at half moon bay. check out this view from mount tam looking down on to the bay under mainly sunny skies.
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napa 59. petaluma only 56. low 60s at vacaville and concord and 59 at livermore. but the storm is on its way. it ranks 1 on the storm scale. tomorrow we kp expect about a quarter inch to 3/4 inch of rainfall. maybe more than that over the hills, and we'll have gusty wind, 35 to 45 miles per hour at times. here is the -- the accuweather -- this is the forecast animation starting at 7:00 this evening. notice the rain starts to fall lightly in the north bay around 5:00 tomorrow morning, and it stays mainly in the north bay, even as it intensifies and becomes steadier and heavier. it remains in the north bay until just after noon. then it will start to sweep so sn i'll giv ateek in a few minutes. dan and ama? >> excellent. spencer, thank you so much. well, the bay area has changed dramatically over the last few decades, and a new movie aims to capture some of the shifts. >> it's set in san francisco in one specific house.
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today we knocked on the door and met the man who live there's in real life. skip the sales tax? tonight the debate over making diapers a tax-free item in california. we do the math on what it means for parents and the state. and we're just a day away from our annual national puppy day celebration. who can resist this face? join the abc 7 news mornings team beginning at 4:30 a.m. when we'll tell you how you can give an adorable puppy a forever home. we'll also stream our puppy cam all morning on abc7news.com and the abc 7 news app as well. so cute. stay with us.
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new at 6:00, sunnyvale will now host the second year-round er in santa clara county. the only other one is in san jose. the sunnyvale shelter started as a cold weather shelter that was only open four months a year. but as demand increased, so has its capacity as well as schedule. happening tonight, a mountain view school district will vote on whether to build housing for teachers. the superintendent of the mountain view wistman school district wants to develop a complex near the district office. some employees commute from as far away as hollister. others live with three or four roommates. if the new complex is approved, a teacher and employees could live there for $1500 a month. the average one-bedroom apartment in mountain view rents for that $00. we dedicated a week of coverage as part of our commitment to building a better bay area. those stories are all on our
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website, abc7news.com. >> be sure to check those out when you have a moment. the housing crisis isn't limited to teacher, of course. the bay area someone of the most expensive places to live in the entire country. it's an issue that we brought up to san francisco mayor london breed when she joined us in studio today on midday live. she says it's not just about building housing, it's about bureaucracy and getting things on the ballot. >> first of all, we need to get more housing built, period. i hired a housing delivery director whose sole job is to help cut back on the bureaucratic red tape that has delayed so many of these large projects that will produce thousands of units of housing. so part of that is working with developer, working with the folks who are nonprofit developers to get their projects moving faster, but also recommendation on policy changes that will help reduce the bureaucracy that gets in theoun. the other thing that i plan to do is bring forth several ballot measures this fall to develop new revenues for affordable
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housing through a bond, and also cut back on the bureaucracy for 100% affordable end teacher housing. >> now mayor breed says the city is also working to cut the red tape for building in-law, or accessory dwelling units. she said the city has done more to get those units built in the last six months than over the last three years. well, finding solutions to the bay area's housing crisis and issues comes in many forms. we invite you to share your ideas and see what your neighbors think by joining our better bay area facebook group. we'd love to hear from you. >> we certainly with. and rising rents and housing prices are pushing out many people in the bay area including in san francisco. in june a movie hits heaters with that story front featured in the movie and knocked on the door. >> there is a famous bedtime story about an old wonderful house and how it stays pretty much the same as the city changes around it. that is not this house or this story.
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>> when i bought it, my father said you're nuts. >> jim tyler of san francisco and 959 south van ness avenue, a home he purchased in 1971. >> i paid $18,750 for it. >> and it's about to become a fictional symbol of this city's gentrification. >> i always come back to the old house. >> you're looking at the movie trailer that resonated almost as soon as it released today. a film called "the last black man in san francisco" about a native son trying to reclaim the victorian home his grandfather built, but in a different economic climate. >> that's not your old house and that's not your neighborhood. >> you got any thoughts on that? >> actually, no. i haven't seen it happening here. i don't consider myself a part of it. >> instead, this house that jim leased to the filmmakers remains like an unbroken bubble compared
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with the rest of san francisco real estate. but it has weathered a lot of changes. when was this house built? >> 1889. >> it survived the quake? >> every one of them. >> instead of gentrification, jim wanted to talk about the history of this structure. >> it was called aunt sally's boarding house for the workers who came to san francisco to rebuild san francisco after the earthquake. >> you're wondering, jim tyler has no intent to sell, not after 48 years of sweat equity and restoration. sure, he could make a big profit in these fast times, but he has an heir and a reverse mortgage. >> it's taking care of me now. >> one old house telling a new story about change that hasn't quite hit home yet at fictional ground zero. in san francisco, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. >> interesting. >> definitely. >ght. so let's turn our attention to the weather. >> spencer christian is here. we want more sunshine, but we may have to put up with a little more rain to get to it. >> that's true. this is truly the calm before
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the storm -- the storm is coming. here is a look at live doppler 7. it's calm at the moment and very pleasant out there. mainly sunny skies. it's relatively mild. current temperature readings 58 in san francisco. 59 across the bay in oakland. 64 in hayward. the inland east bay mainly upper 50s the low 60s. only 58 at santa rosa. cooler there but milder farther north. 61 at cloverdale and ukiah. at the golden gate skies are blue. rain will said north to south. a mainly dry weekend and another wet pattern starts on monday, and that will continue for much of next week. the approaching storm, the one coming in tomorrow morning ranks 1 on the storm impact scale, a storm of light intensity. expected to produce a quarter inch to 3/4 inch of rain for most of the bay area. we could see an inch or more over the hills. and it will be gusty with wind gusting 35 to 40 miles per hour. even higher in some of the higher elevations. let's get to the forecast animation starting 4:00 tomorrow morning, just before the morning
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commute gets under way. we'll see light rain developing over the north bay. and even as we get into the midmorning hours, mainly light rain still focused generally in the north bay. later in the morning, the rain intensifies, becomes a little heavier, a little steadier. but still remains in the north bay until afternoon. finally,:003:00, four p.m., we'll see that rain beginning to push southward and eastward. was get into the late afternoon and evening hours, we're going see pretty rainy in many locations as the commuters get out there on the roadways. a wet evening commute, but the storm will wind you down overnight into saturday morning as it moves into the sierra. and we'll begin the weekend with at least partly clear skies, which is probably good news. rainfall totals from tomorrow's storm we project will range, again, from about a quarter inch to 3/4 inch. and the rainfall totals will be a little bit heavier over the north bay. a little lighter the peninsula south bay and east bay. but not a very wide variation there. overnight lows tonight generally in the mid- to upper 40s.
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a little chillier farther north. highs tomorrow in a beenerally the upper 50s. but cooler than the last couple of days, although we may see 60 degrees farther south in palo alto, san jose and morgan hill. in the sierra, a winter weather advisory is in effect from 11:00 tomorrow morning to 5:00 p.m. saturday. generally, we expect 4 to 8 inches of new snow there. but up to about a foot of snow in the peaks, and chain requirements are likely. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. a storm ranking 1 tomorrow, rainy, breezy conditions. generally dry over the weekend, although there could be an early morning stray shower on saturday, and maybe a light night shower on sunday because another storm will be coming in on monday followed by another storm on tuesday beginning late in the afternoon or evening. and wednesday we expect wet, breezy weather with scattered showers on thursday. so aside from the weekend we expect some rainfall each day in the next seven days. it's going to be a wet period of weather. >> that's good. >> we need it. >> thanks.
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well, levi's is once again a publicly traded company. >> next, see if the san francisco blue jeans brand ended its first trading day in the green or the red. tto harrison, the wine. collection.
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to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. 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.
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a fix by facebook leads tonight's bay area business watch. the world's largest social media network says it has fixed a password issue impacting hundreds of millions of users.
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the menlo park company says its log-in systems are designed to hide pass words, but something went wrong and they were accidentally stored in a readable format within its internal data storage systems. the company claims the pass words were never visible to anyone outside of facebook. it's now notifying everyone whose passwords were stored in this way. [ closing bell ] san francisco-based levi strauss is a publicly traded company yet again. in honor of levi's return, the stock exchange broke its 202-year-old dress protocol and allowed jeans on the company floor when reps rang the opening day. they previously went public in 1971, but the namesake's descendants took it private again in 1985. on its first day, the stock rose more than 35%, closing above $22. the dow gained more than 200 as pop over 100. you ready for this? phil collins not dead yet live is coming to chase center when
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it opens in fall. >> that's a funny name. >> this was the first of two announcements made today as part of reveal week. ♪ ♪ i see your true colors and that's why i love you ♪ >> fill collins will perform all the hits from his long career in rock 'n roll. the show takes place october 17th. we also learned that wwe monday night raw and smackdow life, another good name wrestling will come to the chase center. other confirmed shows include metallica, the san diego symphony, the black keys and andrea bocelli. >> so many good names. all right. from cal to the capital, a uc berkeley student was among those in washington to watch president trump sign an executive order. >> his order could impact the federal money schools across the country receive. find out what the new rules are. that's next. and would you be willing to pay an extra $10 per month for water? when you hear what it would fund, your might not say no.
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the abc 7 storm impact scale. >> a 2. >> from 1 to 5, light to severe. no exactly how every storm will impact you. >> wet and windy once again. >> be prepared with the abc 7
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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> signing an executive order, president trump says freedom of speech is under attack on college campuses. the executive order would pull federal funding dedicated to research at schools if they don't support all students' right to free speech. >> white house officials have said it will apply to more than $35 billion in grants. abc 7 news reporter jobina fortson is at uc berkeley. >> uc berkeley got more than $700 million for research in the 2017-2018 school year, with more than 400 million of it coming from the federal government. president trump's executive order says they will not continue to get that money if they don't support freedom of speech. >> i think that a little too demanding. >> that was the feeling of many
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students we talked to at uc berkeley, but students inside the white house thursday couldn't have disagreed more. >> it was a really awesome experience, and i'm super grateful i was able to go. >> the president invited berkeley republican president to join in on his protective order protecting free speech on college campuses. >> you refused to be silenced by powerful institutions and closed minded critics. >> the invitation followed an explosive incident at uc berkeley last month. a conservative activist was punched in the face while recruiting students to a conservative organization. it sounded like president trump was referencing that event during his speech. >> people being punched hard in president trump's ationdown i ts february of 2017 when we tried to host. >> the protests made national headlines berkeley spokesperson said, quote, we
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have no concerns about any scrutiny of our support for free speech and diversity of perspective. students like renao hopes this order holds on campus so something like this doesn't pop up again. jobina fortson, abc 7 news. a star from abc's show modern family is throwing her support behind a measure she says will help struggling new mothers. julie bowman lobbied state lawmakers in sacramento today on a bill that would do away with the sales tax on diapers. lawmakers say the state sales tax on diapers amounts to 10 to $12 a month. the bill saves families, moms and dads about $120 a year. >> it just is such a simple thing. it looks like such a silly thing. it's just a piece of fabric, and yet it sets off an entire chain of events that either allows a woman to go to work, a child to go to day care or not. >> the previous cost analysis showed state and local governments would lose $35 million a year if the sales tax
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was repealed. former governor brown vetoed a similar measure in 2016. how would you like to pay an extra $10 per month for water? i can guess what your answer is. we are asking, because it's a new proposal from governor gavin newsom. christina davies from our sister station in fresno explains what that money would actually pay for. >> having safe drinking water, it is a human right, not a privilege. >> state leaders are looking to help communities without safe drinking water. governor gavin newsom recently proposed a monthly fee according to the associated press this would range from 95 cents up to $10 depending on your water meter. >> i think this is the best thing that the state could do, especially a state that is as progressive as california. this is the right thing to do. >> erica fernandez is on board with the governor's proposal. she says there are several communities in the valley that do not have safe drinking water, but still have to pay for it. >> we agree with what the
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governor is proposing because we believe that every californian should have access to safe and affordable drinking water. >> however, not everyone agrees enough fee should be tacked on. chris matisse with valley taxpayers coalition doesn't think california's ready. >> it seems like just a few cents or a few dollars, but it ends up just being another fee and another cost that already adds to very expensive cost of living in california. >> while he isn't sure of a solution, he thinks it should be handled by the local departments. >> i don't believe that collectively, taxpayers in california should be responsible for individual areas that might have the lack of water that they need. a florida man has pleaded guilty to sending pipe bombs to cnn and prominent critics of president trump. some of his targets were here in
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the bay area. cesar sayoc entered a plea today before a federal judge in new york. he had been scheduled to good on trial this summer on charges that he mailed explosives to 16 targets, including billionaire bay area activist tom steyer. the package addressed to him was found at the post office in burlingame, and one in california was addressed to senator kamala harris. no one was injured. none of the bombs detonated. sentencing is set for september 12. a radical change could be coming to new zealand's gun policy just six days after a terrorist opened foyer on worshipers in two christchurch mosques, killing 50 people. new zealand's prime minister is calling for a sweeping ban on assault weapons. the proposed law targets the same type of weapons used in the massacre. >> the time for the easy availability of these weapons must end. and today they will. >> this proposed law is expected to quickly pass through parliament and could be confirmed as soon as april 11
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there have been similar calls, often in the wake of mass shootings, but political opposition has stalled any large scale changes. a device used by the shooter in the 2017 las vegas massacre will become illegal in the u.s. on tuesday. bump stocks are attached to a weapon to make it fire rapidly, kind of like a machine gun or an automatic weapon. the u.s. justice department issued an order last december to classify that device as machine guns, which are banned in the united states. the order is now the only nationwide proposed banned by the federal government since sandy hook in 2012. britain was set to leave the european union in eight days, but tonight they agreed to extend the deadline to may 22. but that's only if prime minister theresa may can persuade parliament to accept her plan for leaving. they've rejected it twice already. if she can't get the votes necessary, the deadline to exit
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will be april 12. >> i hope we can all agree we're now at the moment of decision. and i will make every effort to insure we are able to leave with a deal and move our country forward. >> if britain leaves the eu without a deal in place there are concerns it could cripple traffic at crossings and lead to shortages of food and medical supplies imported from the eu. ly. there is a battle in southern california. people versus poppies, next. see what steps are being taken to keep both safe during the super bloom. plus a new lesson f oh! oh! oh! ♪ ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their bld r and reached an a1c of less than seven and maintained it. oh! under seven? and you may lose weight. in the same one-year study, adults lost on average up to 12 pounds. oh! up to 12 pounds?
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you don't have to go far to enjoy a super bloom of flowers. abc 7 news was in berkeley at the uc botanical garden, where a recent rainfall has produced a super bloom of flo riy. e gesndlipereiaforn a t africa. >> it's always beautiful here. the rains have brought them out in large numbers together. but honestly, we see blooms like this almost every year.
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there will always be a few things blooming, but nothing like this. >> that's because even in dry winter, the collection is always watered. licht said in a few weeks this bloom will be replaced by hoards of other colorful flowers. >> it's gorgeous. the hottest sight to see in southern california right now is the super bloom there. fields are full of the golden orange blooms of poppies following all the recent rain. >> that's right. tens of thousands of people have visited walker canyon in lake elsinore, where the poppies have bloomed after an especially wet winter. officials say some visitors have been going off the trails and damaging the flowers. >> yeah, they had to shut down the area last weekend because of all the traffic. and now on the weekends, all visitors must take a shuttle and pay $10 each. >> we ask our visitors to be patient as we try to balance the needs of our community and those of you coming to visit our beautiful hillsides. >> up to 40 extra sheriff's deputies will be deployed this weekend. officials could restrict access again if the area gets too crowded.
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>> oh, people are loving it. it is the first full day of spring, and we'll have showers soon in the seven-day forecast. >> spencer explains whether we'll have a wet or dry weekend, next.
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experts say practicing
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mindfulness helps when feeling overwhelmed with your surroundings. >> it's so effective, 11 public elementary schools in san francisco are making mindfulness part of their routine. >> lyanne melendez got a lesson from a group of kindergartners. >> coyote breathing, or puppy mind breathing, right? >> training the brain of a kindergartner to be mindful is what andrew ness does well. >> when we breathe, it makes my body calm. >> and be strong and be calm, and be respectful, and be responsible. and it also helps you get your puppy mind to sleep. >> they call it mindfulness. but when you're 6 years old, it's more about keeping your distracted puppy brain focused. the how to is taught by nance. today bret harte elementary is one of 11 schools in the district that teaches
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mindfulness. the kids are rewarded with a puppy print. >> the practice of using our breath to help us focus our minds and our bodies so that we can make better choices. >> their teacher says mindfulness has been a game changer. >> when they're fighting or they get stressed out at recess, they really turn to breathing to help them calm down. >> i think i was very good today. can i have one of those little puppy stickers? >> yes, absolutely. that's adorable. >> i'm going to get a puppy sticker. >> there you go. >> thank you. >> with this breath, my mind grows stronger and that's what focus time is all about. >> breathing in two. >> in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> great kids, aren't they? mindfulness. all right. well about 10,000 runners will hit the streets of oakland for a series of races on sunday. abc 7 news was in jack london
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square today when race organizers and city leaders talked about the tenth annual oakland running festival. sunday's event includes a 5-k race, a half marathon. marathon runners will face a new challenge this year. they'll race across the eastern span of the bay bridge. >> which is a big deal, and it helped to sell out the marathon very quickly. our marathon numbers are up 40%. >> in ten years, this event has also contributed more than two million to local charities. >> it does a lot of good. race organizers and mayor libby schaaf presented two checks today totalling $5,000. that money will benefit two nonprofits that help young people in oakland. and the full marathon starts at 7:00 a.m. on sunday and will take runners around lake merritt, west oakland, along the bay bridge bike path and through uptown oakland to the finish line on grand avenue at lake merritt. this will of course impact traffic and transit from early
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morning to the afternoon. do plan ahead if you're going to be in the area on sunday. >> great run. great cause. the question is will the weather cooperate on sunday? >> that's right. spencer, we want an answer. >> i'm happy to say that the more than 10,000 runners will be running under nice running conditions. it will be dry. before that happens we have wet weather coming our way. race conditions for sunday, we're going to have a few lingering clouds and early morning hours, but it's going to be a mainly sunny day in the afternoon. so temperatures in the upper 40s in the morning as the runners get started. and we'll see temperatures rising. just a few degrees into the midday and afternoon hours. it's going to be a lovely day for whenever you're -- the length of your race. a marathon, half marathon or 5k. let's take a look at the storm approaching. that's coming in tomorrow. it ranks 1 on the storm impact scale. a storm of light intensity producing maybe up to 3/4 inch of rainfall. higher amounts over the hills. it's going to be gusty from time to time. 35 to 45 miles per hour winds.
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overnight lows as the storm approaches will be mainly in the mid- to upper 40s, and then highs in the afternoon as the storm sweeps eastward and southward. it will be mainly int the upper 50, perhaps to 60 in the south bay. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast after a level 1 storm tomorrow. we get clearing for most of the weekend, but maybe late night rain on sunday. then each of the next four day, monday, tuesday, wednesday, and thursday, we expect some periods of rain. so it's going to be a pretty wet week with little sunny breaks here and there. don't expect too many of them, though. >> all right. this, spencer. >> really. say thank you. >> larry.llri of villovhero
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now abc 7 sports with larry beil. >> good evening. that was a long way to go for two losses. the a's dropped their second game in japan to the mariners. matt olson left with a hand injury and pitching process liz jesus is out with a injury. second inning former oakland a ryon healy, this guy can match.trada. estrada allows three runs in five innings. in the seventh, down a pair. khris davis came in with 499 career rbis.
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that makes it 500. we're tied at four. davis 1 for 5 on the day. in the eighth, ichiro suzuki's final at-bat in baseball. he is retiring, but played in the first two games in the series because it was in japan. and one last ovation from the fans and the mariners. a lot of hugs. some tears actually too. they go to extras, top 12. bases loaded. one out for domingo santana. it should be a double play that ends the inning. oh, the throw is high. dee gordon, mariners win 5-4. the a's 0-2 on the season. as we move on, well, they were up by half a game over denver, but denver just won tonight. so they're tied for the top spot in the west. the dubs will host the indiana pacers tonight. boogie cousins is expected to play after missing the last two the wors bac he for o of four on the road. you see boogie right there. and klay thompson knows every win right now is critical.
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>> this year is the best part probably, best part of basketball to the play-offs. i mean, one game separating five, six teams? it's incredible. it shows you, you know, can't really relax. it comes down to just a few games to get home court. and that's a pivotal difference. >> when you're playing well and play well to continue. but i think, you know, this is a good stretch for us right here to put some game together. stay healthy first and foremost. >> the ncaa tournament began today, which means we once again we're all trying to find what channel trutv is on. st. mai's lost because of ncaa rules. we can't show you the highlights until later tonight. we have plenty of other highlights. 12 seed new mexico state taking on the 5 seed auburn. four seconds left. aggies down two. gets fouled. he gets three shots to take the lead, but he misses two out of
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three. and auburn then knocks the ball out of bounds. one last play for the aggies for the upset. queen, oh, he gets loose. he is wide open. and that's an air ball. auburn survives a scare, 78-77. bill murray's son is an assistant coach for louisville. taking on minnesota. his brother brian doyle murray with the gaels hat on there. the golden gophers hit 11 threes in this game. gabe wide open. and later in the half, he's wide open again. and then later you might want to guard dale shore, belmont nearly took down maryland. dylan windler, they were up 7 with seven minutes to play. the terrapins come back, own t. and then with eight seconds left, belmont is down one. brayson murray looking for windler, but turnover.
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maryland survive, 79-77. we'll show you the gaels highlights later on tonight. they gave ate good run against nova. just not enough to get over the top. >> a respectable showing. >> very, very. they pushed nova. >> thanks, larry. join us tonight at 9:00 kofi annchannel. cbd is about to go mainstream. the major american pharmaceutical chain that is planning to market marijuana's cousin. tonight at 11:00, fears of an arsonist on the peninsula. we will hear from nearby businesses who say it is too close for comfort. >> that's coming up. but here's a look at the lineup on abc 7 tonight at 8:00. it's "grey's anatomy." then at 9:00, catch station 19 followed by for the people at 10:00. and we'll all be back with you for abc 7 news at 11:00. and 11:35, it's jimmy kimmel live. tonight's guests are sean penn and retta. >> all of that coming up for
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you. hope you enjoy the rest of the evening that is this edition of abc 7 news. look for breaking news whenever you wish on the abc 7 news app. we appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz. for larry beil, spencer christian, for all of us here, thanks for spending time with us this evening.
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