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abc 7 news reporter wayne freed man spoke with that mother. wayne? >> reporter: good evening, ama. what happened here a couple nights ago is still the talk of napa. where i'm standing is where the car barreled through. julianna perez of napa came back to the restaurant to say thank you and to tell her story. business as usual yiek nothing ever happened outside the restaurant in napa today. anyone who sat here knew how time and space can make all the difference in the world. >> it's a miracle. >> two days ago in this very same spot, a mother and her two children nearly died when a car lost control. here comes that word again. >> it's how everything happened that day. it was a big miracle. >> with julianna perez and her children, the main beneficiaries, she returned to tell her story. >> i opened the door. >> by the camera video, they've circled the world several times.
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>> i can't believe it. i can't believe it, we are alive and i'm so lucky. i saw the car very close to me. and i'm like, it's coming. but i cannot do anything, like run anything. nothing else. >> napa police described it as a 60-year-old woman who hit the accelerator instead of the brake. unreleased videos show her driving from an excessive speed for what appears to be half a block. >> how fast was she going? >> i don't know. very fast. >> very fast. >> very fast. like vroom. >> she told her story to reporter once today so she wouldn't have to do it again. she left dan yaem and oscar at home. she has no interest in reviving their trauma. >> i can't understand this. maybe you see why the word miracle seems adequate. pair that word with catharsis.
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>> i can't. >> reporter: and that is one extremely grateful woman for her husband, for her two children as well. as for the driver, napa police have not released her name. they have not charged her yet. julianna does not know her name either. she hasn't heard from that driver's insurance company and that other video has not been released yet. live in napa, wayne freed man, abc 7 news. at least they're okay. wayne, thank you so much. surprising news from san francisco tonight. the famed beach blanket babylon is closing at the end of the year. it's the longest running musical revue in the world. beach blanket babylon opened in 1974 and seen by 6.5 million people, including queen elizabeth. the final performances at club few gaz i in north beach happen new year's eve. >> hard to imagine san francisco
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without it. one case hit google's mountain view campus. we're learning new details about the patient. buzzfeed news obtained an email to employees. it said a worker who had been into the google's charleston road building early in the month had been diagnosed with measles. tonight, santa clara health officials confirm an adult with measles went to google. but they say the person lives in san mateo county. so it's a group effort to make sure there's no more exposure. >> in our county we have high vaccination rates, which means that the vast majority of the population is protected. so in these investigations, we're trying to understand, is there anybody who might have been exposed who is not protected? >> google has not commented on any of this. >> smash, grab and go, a thief busted through a store by
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driving in and driving out with high-end merchandise. melanie woodrow is outside on geary street with the cleanup and investigation. melan melanie? >> reporter: the all-day cleanup, i was just talking to one of these workers here. he said they're almost done and they've been out here all day. you can see them boarding up what had been the glass windows that were smashed. they then removed them. so far police have not released a suspect description, but there is surveillance video. >> workers successfully and safely removing a large pane of glass from st. laurent after someone drove in and took merchandise leaving a spare tire behind. >> an individual at 4:30 in the morning tried to back into the storefront three times and was successful on the third instance. several of their cameras
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captured multiple angles of the heist. video flood has given and seen to investigators. they aren't sharing it yet. >> if and when we need help from the community, we will release video when we need to. >> reporter: flood says it isn't the first time it's happened. they're considering hiring someone to monitor their 350 cameras overnight. >> honestly, we work hard to keep the area clean and safe. >> reporter: security guard maxwell makes him sad. >> rile, really terrible how people are so desperate to, you know, do damage to property and have no remorse about it. >> across the street from st. laurent says their cameras captured six attempts by thieves to break in, in 2018. using a blowtorch and an ice pick. they opened on monday and already manager steward riddle
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say people want t go to work ano your job. >>braz stopping at nothing to get what they want. >> back live now employees are still taking an inventory to determine the total value of the merchandise stolen as for those windows, though, those are -- the retailers around here tell me they've had to replace theirs and they're about $25 throughout for each one. -- $25,000 for each one. thank you, melanie. police in los angeles say a trio of suspects in nearly 50 break-ins over the weekend is from the bay area. surveillance video shows a man riding up to an suv on a motorized scooter. watch now. breaking the back window. they would break into vehicles all over hollywood. >> this is not new to hollywood with the high pedestrian volume with the tourist season during
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spring break or easter season. we see flocks of folks come to go hollywood. >> two men have been arrested and investigators are still looking for the third. police say they plan to sell the stolen stuff back here in the bay area. they believe the suspects have been involved in similar car break-ins over the past year. san francisco passed the nation's first plastic bag ban over a decade ago, gradually changing it over the yeefshs. it includes a $.10 if you want to buy a bag at checkout. >> one supervisor wants to change that to $.25. what do you think about this? >> go to the abc they change as every vote comes in. 64% are saying bring back free bags. >> we'll keep the voting open as we go live to vic lee for more details on this proposal. vic? >> reporter: dan, most of the shoppers we spoke with today agree that we should cut down on
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the use of the plastic bags and other plastic products. but there are some questions, especially among store owners. >> whatever we can do to help the planet is what we should be trying to do. >> karen hood iburg is an owner of the good life grocery store. it's been a fixture here for almost three decades. she and her colleague pauline stanley tell us raising the carry-home bags from ten cents to a quarter might encourage shoppers to bring their own bags. a good thing. the author of the bill says other cities have seen a huge drop in the use of these bags. >> that's one of the reasons that we're raising that. we're coming up where most people -- most cities are charging $.25 a bag. >> the more problematic, the for now, they're allowed only for certain things like vegetables, meat and other selected foods. >> bulk items, it would be difficult for granolas and nuts
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and that sort of thing. >> the proposed legislation would ban plastic produce bags, period. >> i think it's doable. it would take more help from the city and help in just investigating what there is out there to use. >> shoppers we spoke with offered some good ideas. >> as far as this goes, i actually wish there was less plastic around. maybe encouraging the use of compostable ones or bringing your own bags or paper bags. >> no problem for colleen who never uses plastic bags anyway. >> i forgot my bag today. i'm going to carry these home. >> there may be another issue here if these bags are banned says mike -- >> actually to pick up my dog's mask. that's one thing. we actually use those, too. >> well, there are, of course, compostable doggie poop bags,
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but you have to buy them. the plastic bags at stores are free. if the bill is law, it goes into effect in the summer of next year. vic lee, abc 7 news. >> vic, i know a lot of people want to know. what happens to that dime or the measure passes, that quarter that we pay for the bags. ? >> reporter: well, ama, really good question. a lot of people are asking about that. now, that money actually stays with the stores. with you supervisor brown told us that eventually she would like that money to go into some kind of environmental fund. back to you. >> all right. vic lee, thank you so much. let's look at the results now from as we asked you to weigh in on this. as you can see, still about 60% or so say bring back the free bags. >> you can still vote. let your vote be heard. love to hear from you. up next on abc 7 news at 6:00, a ballpark battle. only one sports team doesn't plan to leave oakland. but building a new home for the
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a's now faces a new challenge. what we want in the bay area. i'm michael finney. coming up on 7 on your side, building a better bay area report on stores that don't take cash and their impact on our lives. an east bay company shows off technology key to building the notre dame cathedral to its former glory. i'm spencer christian, a big warmup coming our way. today will be the warmest day of the year
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for the oak land a's and a new ballpark. the maritime industry is pushing back on a plan launched by the team late last year. there's resistance now. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony is live at howard terminal with a look at their concerns and response from a's team president. >> reporter: that's right. it's been nearly five months since the a's officially announced they want this site at howard terminal for their new ballpark. suddenly, after months of negotiations, it appears that some in the maritime industry want the project stopped. >> it's insane. >> long shoreman aaron wright represents the coalition of unions. maritime businesses and others who oppose the oakland a's plan to build their new ballpark at howard terminal. >> going to impact labor and thousands of jobs in the port area. there's no infrastructure for transportation. it will impact a trucker getting
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in and out of the port. ship traffic coming in and out of the port. >> reporter: the public opposition is five months after the a's announced howard is the team's first choice, not only for a new stadium but surrounded by 4,000 housing units, retail and other amenities. >> we met with the shippers and the pilots. >> a's president told us he's met numerous times to discuss concerns around howard terminal. >> we met with all the key folks to make sure this can accommodate the -- it needs a thriving port and great ballpark location. both can exist. >> contrary to critic's claims, he said the turn around channel will not be impeded but improved with the stadium. >> done a lot of renderrings. why is it coming out now? >> libby schaaf said oakland values union jobs and visionary
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projects. our city can support a new ballpark and create thousands of high-wage jobs on the waterfront at the same time. >> reporter: now, the union and maritime group have an event tomorrow morning on the steps of oakland city hall. this all comes as the port commission is deciding whether to enter into negotiations with the oakland a's for the sale of this property. in oakland, laura anthony, abc 7 news. with a week until the nfl draft, the 49ers hosted the annual local pro day this afternoon getting draft eligible athletes a chance to get in front of scouts and coaches for the last knight time. chris nguyen has more from levi's stadium in the south day. >> reporter: dozens of draft eligible athletes took the field at the 49ers practice facility today. bay area college or high school graduates hoping to impress the head of the nfl draft.
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the 49ers with the second pick. at sports fever at valley fair, matt rose says they've got the merchandise ready to go with more scheduled to arrive in the coming months. >> excited to see what jimmy garoppolo. only saw him for a couple of games last season. see if he's worth all the money they gave him and if he can take this team back to the playoffs. >> during this off-season, player safety, mainly concussions with top of mind. the nfl says those were down by 29% from the 2018 regular season with a couple of rule changes that might have contributed to the difference. the topic not lost on fans. >> the intensity of football every year is difficult. there's always going to be new talent trying to prove something, they want to be the biggest thing. they'll be hitting harder for sure. >> as players try to show the scouts what they're made of. the risk of getting hurt is one they've accepted. fans say it's part of the game. >> it's a dangerous sport. it's just the love of the sport keeps everyone going. >> under the bright skies this afternoon, these players are one
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step closer to the pros. >> dreaming of a chance to play in the nfl. perhaps for the san francisco 4ers. >> versatility, i can move inside to outside. i think i could be a pretty good fit if they picked me. >> the 49ers draft party is next thursday at pier 35 in san francisco. tickets are still available. we're in the south bay tonight, i'm chris nguyen, abc 7 news. thank you, chris. you can watch the nfl draft here on abc 7 next week. it will air starting at 5:00 p.m. on thursday, april 25th. 4:00 p.m. on friday the 26th and 9:00 a.m. on saturday, april 27th. great stuff. hope you can tune in for that. it should be really fun. let's turn to the forecast. we have a nice string of days to enjoy. >> i'm thinking shorts. >> short shorts, it's going to be quite warm tomorrow. a quick look at doppler 7. after a mild day in most locations, here's the view from mt. tam looking on to the bay and it's a beautiful evening
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around the bay area. 57 degrees in san francisco. 66 in oakland, mountain view, 69. 72 san jose. morgan hill 73. this is the view westward from emeryville. 72 degrees at santa rosa. napa 70. mid-70s in fairfield, vacaville. concord and livermore. santa cruz which may be a popular destination tomorrow with the warming coming. areas of fog overnight. temperatures soar tomorrow. it will be much cooler on saturday but temperatures start to rise again on easter sunday. a little fog developing on the coastline locally out over the bay. low temperatures mainly in the upper 40s to 50. tomorrow's highs, 71 at half moon bay. 74 at san francisco. 79 in oakland and mid-80s. many inland location, it's going to be warm but along with the bright beautiful sunshine, we expect uv index to be very high tomorrow. this is going to be strong spring sunshine. skin can burn within about 15 minutes of exposure to bright
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sunshine like this. sun is just as strong. maybe as strong tomorrow as it generally would be in late august. bear that in mind and limit your exposure. limit the weather. here's the seven-day forecast. warm spring day tomorrow. little bit of cooling on the coast on friday. most other areas will be quite mild. cooler in all areas on sunday. easter sunday, mild, dry conditions, a few cloud around. bright, sunny skies for the most part. we start another warming trend early next week. look for highs higher than what we expect tomorrow. mid to upper 80s inland. >> wow. >> upper 70s to near 80 around the bay shoreline and almost 70 on the coast. >> big change. >> warming up. the threat is over. coming up, how investigators found a young woman who they say had an obsession with the columbine attack and the means to commit murder.
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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. new developments in the case of the young woman who made threats targeting schools. a driver who dropped her off tipped police off to her location. sol pais was found dead not far from columbine high school of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. they learned that pay is was infatuated with the massacre at columbine and had a one-way ticket to denver.
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the dpun owner was hoping she'd turn herself in. >> i'm glad it's come to an end. haven't been able to sleep since finding out the news. glad that nobody got injured. pais passed the background check and bought the gun legally. the redacted mueller report will be released tomorrow between 8:00 and 9:00 a.m. our time. democrats in congress say they will immediately subpoena the justice department for the unedited version, arguing it's the only way to assure the public that nothing is hidden. mueller officially concluded his investigation of russian interference into the 2016 election late last month as you know. a summary by the attorney general says the investigation did not find criminal conspiracy on behalf of the trump campaign but also did not reach a definite or definitive conclusion on whether donald trump had obstructsed justice. this has been a long complicated process. you can read up to the minute on
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the timeline on our website, it stood for centuries, suffered catastrophic damage in minutes and was a heartbeat away from total collapse. >> technology could be the saving grace when it comes to rebuilding notre dame and tonight an oakland company showed us how it works. >> california is in a recycling crisis. we've told you about this before as part of our efforts to build a better bay area. the solution isn't up to state lawmakers. it's up to each of us as well.
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the bells of france tolled today as cathedrals across the
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country took part in honoring notre dame marking two days since fire ripped through the 850-year-old gothic masterpiece. >> we learned today the cathedral was within 15 minutes of collapsing into a domino effect. narrowly averted when -- investigators have interviewed 40 people in the effort to determine the exact cause of the fire. it is believed to be an accident. >> experts say full restoration of the cathedral will take 10 to 15 years. donations for the rebuilding have reached nearly a billion dollars. >> the response has been overwhelming. so rapid. laser scanning technology lieb the saving grace in the monumental effort to rebuild the cathedral. >> an america historian who has passed away captured the historic sight in 2015 with great detail. >> oakland-based company that uses the same type of equipment to record other significant site around the world showed abc 7 news reporter chris reyes how it
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works. >> this is the metropolitan cathedral in mexico city. captured in great detail with laser harden and the rockets. thing for the cathedral in paris. every inch of the historic structure captured. our process is like reverse engineering. >> we can produce engineering drawings that will tell you how the billing came together. >> just to demonstrate the amount of detail this piece of technology in a short period of time. you have to standstill. it's scanning me right now. >> in just a few minutes we recorded about 40 million data points taking a detailed image of me and everything around me. this is how it works.
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>> with the 180 here and the 360 here, it's able to get everything it sees basically in front of it in 3d. >> sigh arc did a scan of the basilica in san francisco. the mission of the company is to document 500 cultural heritage sites. after watching fire destroy the 856-year-old church. >> first and foremost, it's a loss -- we from were all sad in the office. it brings into focus what we do. >> chris reyes for abc 7 news. disney is stepping in to help with the rebuilding. ceo bob iger sent this tweet, saying, quote, notre dame is a beacon of faith. hope and beauty inspiring awe and reverence. the walt disney company stands with our neighbors in paris with heartfelt support and a $5 million donation for the restoration of this masterpiece. a better bay area, we'll
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focus on what will improve our quality of life here, both for now and in the future. focused on the issue of recycling. more complicated than you might think. it involves international relationships. one-third of local recycling centers in the state have closed in the past three years. two years ago, california sent the majority of recyclables to china. now china banned most imports. as a result, california is sending more recyclable trash to land fills. what's the solution? >> there are multiple different directions to come at the problem ducing the amount of waste. making sure we recycle existing material and incorporating that recycled material into new maki maybe even making sure that we're utilizing reusable products when we can. >> california lawmakers are still pushing forward new recycling bills at well. we found a lot of ways in which
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all of us as individuals can make a difference. on our website,, we put together a page called recycling resources. you can easily find it by searching the word recycling on we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share them by joining our better bay area group on facebook. today marks 100 days since governor newsom took office. he's put together several proposals and sparred with president trump. >> i don't look to wake up and put a crowbar in the spokes of his wheel to trip him up. i want a president i can work with. so that's the way i approach things. that said, when he attacks our diverse communities and clean air, clean water, vehicle emissions standard programs and protocols, when he threatens sanctuary cities and pulling funding from california and all kinds of things. we'll push back. >> governor newsom's wife joined us this afternoon.
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she uses the title first partner. we asked her about its meaning. >> i've been working in the realm of over challenging and questioning gender stereotypes and inspiring sort of a new narrative around what it means to be ultimately a human being. so first partner really to me is about gender expansion and gender include sift. we're going to have an lgbt -- it's also about recognizing the partnership in all of our lives. that enables us to succeed. no one gets where they get to successwise in life where they are on their own. there's a whole host of people from behind them from the moment they're born, uplifting them and giving them opportunity and helping them along the way. so it's really about recognizing that partnership is the way to move forward as a society. >> you can watch midday live from 11:00 to noon every day on
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abc 7 news. watch live interviews and the discussion of the day's hot topics. out of darkness, into light. up next, you'll hear how words of heartache, loss and violence have earned a bay area poet one of the most prestigious prizes available. cash was once king. but no ruler reigns forever. in the age of debit or credit, michael finney looks at the push to keep
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diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. in a new video released today, he shows the disease is not slowing him down. >> hi everyone. some of you may recall at the beginning of in season, i promised you that we had some surprises in store for you. well, of course, i had no idea at that time that there were some surprises in store for me as well. so here on the last day of taping for our 35th anniversary season, i wanted once again to thank you for your continuing messages of encouragement and support, particularly the many cards i've received from young
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people. i'm touched beyond words. i've always tried to be straight with you. i'm not going to stop now. so despite what you may have heard, i'm feeling good. i'm continuing with my therapy, and we, by we, the staff, is already working on our next season. the 36th year of jeopardy. so i look forward to seeing you once again in september with all kinds of good stuff. you can always watch jeopardy here on abc 7 newsweek days after abc 7 news at 6:00. great to hear from alex trebek. poetry can express many emotions from love to sadness. the pulitzer prize was awarded to a book poems that deals with death and grief. abc 7 news report david louie talks to him about his poetry and how he hopes to inspire a new generation of writers.
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>> it was a bitter kweet elation because the book is in large part a book of grieving for my wife. >> petaluma poet forest gander reacting to news of receiving the pulitzer prize for a collection of poems entitled "be with". >> there's a sequence of poems that have do with grieving and those to do with alzheimer's, there's a sequence of poems duo owe. >> poet c.d. wright left him unable to write for a year and a half. then his grief -- he spends times with writers who hope to unleash their inner thoughts, stirring up what he calls the dark mud in many people. >> he kneels at cliffs edge and for the first time turns his head towards the now visible falls. >> when he was their age, he remembers showing some of his poetry to his professor at the
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college of william and mary. the feedback was devastating, yet constructive. >> forest, these poems are terrible. that was a really important moment. made me realize that i needed to -- i needed to work more in the field. it wasn't just about self-expression. >> he's inspired that young people are writing poetry in larger numbers. >> the young keep finding their way to it, despite that it takes more investment than watching a video game and takes more concentration than a twitter feed. >> someday it may be their turn to be recognized with a pulitzer. ? san jose, david louie, abc 7 news. take a look. there are few words to describe the beauty of the bay area's weather today. >> stunning, sparkling are two that come to mind. that cat redfin, we charge you a 1% listing fee. and because is america's #1 brokerage site
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tonight we build a better bay area by looking at the issues facing the unbanked. those who can't afford or don't want a bank account. >> cashless stores, are they discriminating against the poor? >> michael finney says the
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debate over how money is accepted is not unique to the city or actually even our times. >> michael joins us now to say he has seen this all before. >> yep. >> your money is no good here. kind of sounds discriminatory, doesn't it? that's being said more and more. now we, as a society, have decisions to make. when amazon go launched in san francisco, there were no lines because there were no cashiers. download an app, pick up items and just walk out. too many, it seemed like the logical next step. even if they felt queasy. >> it felt weird. like i was stealing from amazon. >> what was pitched as new last year has a history in the bay area. >> nine years ago, next month, diane campbell tried to buy an ipad at the palo alto apple store but was turned away because she only had cash. no credit or debit cards. when i told her story, she spoke directly to the top of apple.
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>> that's the job. give a sister a break. i'm not going to go sell my ipad. >> the story went viral. ron johnson was an apple senior vice president at the time. >> we want to make sure it's as fair as possible for people to get ipads. >> apple put the no cash policy in place in an effort to be more fair. it didn't work out like that. >> about a month ago, we said we'd like you to use your credit card to buy an ipad. that was the way -- it came to our attention that diane, through your story, was very interested in buying an ipad with cash. we made a decision today to change that. >> apple still takes cash. but now we have stores like amazon go that don't. restaurant chains, sweet green isn't accepting cash either. here's the sign on its front door. even food trucks are saying no to those trying to use legal tender. we are cashless. this hklash nationwide with critics saying
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cashless establishments are discriminating against the poor or the unlucky. >> james smith's debit card was eaten by his atm. he left sweet green without his salad. >> don't take cash. >> they will not take cash. >> philadelphia became the first city to ban cashless stores, followed by a statewide ban in new jersey. now, it is san francisco's at-bat. >> we have a large equity gap here. we should be looking at ways it make it easier for people to live here. >> san francisco supervisor introduced the legislation which exempts food trucks, pop-ups, rideshares and many professional services. most stores and restaurants would be required to take cash. >> i always say cash is king. i'm like, if you have cash, you should be able to go anywhere you want. >> a vote on the ban is set for next month and is expected to pass easily. massachusetts had a much -- for
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40 years. the federal government has no laws requiring any payment type, including cash. now, if you want to talk about this or have anything else you want me to know about, call me. 10:00 to 2:00. 415-954-8151. you can reach me on my facebook page through >> excellent. thanks, michael. we need one last check of the foefrk and the temperatures. >> that's free of charge. spencer back with the forecast. >> in case there's any doubt, i do accept cash. live doppler 7, sunny skies across the bay area right now. it's going to be a mainly clear night inland. but we expect fog at the coast and locally across the bay. overnight lows in the 40s to 50. look at the beach in santa cruz tomorrow. are you set to sweat? you might. temperatures well above average in all bay area locations. 15 degrees above average. more specifically, look for highs of 84, livermore.
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82 fairfield, 81 santa rosa. 82 in san jose. 79 at oakland and on to the seven-day forecast. it will cool down on friday at the coast. further cooling on saturday. sunday, easter looks great. mild under mainly sunny skies. bright and breezy on monday. another warmup midweek next week with highs expected in the inland areas next tuesday and wednesday in the mid to upper 80s. that's, summer-like. yes. cash, credit. bitcoin. take it. >> cash is king, queen, prince. cash is the royal family. >> thanks, spencer. sports, with larry beil is here. >> should k.d. shoot more in game 3 of the warriors playoff series with the clippers? >> say yes. k.d., hmm.
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good evening. after blowing a 31-point lead to the clippers in game 2, one thing that steve kerr says, is the warriors weren't connected in the second half. that still seems shaky. case in point, kerr wants kevin durant to shoot more, a lot more. k.d.'s response, man that's not the way we play, really. what we have here is a failure to communicate. to be clear, durant does not deserve the bulk of the blame for whand on monday night. everybody had a hand in that. durant had more turnovers than shots attempted, eight. patrick beverly is driving him
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nuts dens kerr wants k.d. to be more aggressive in game three tmorrow night in l.a. >> the guy is the most skilled basketball player on the planet earth. there's nobody, nobody who can do what he can do. he can get any shot he wants any time. i want to see him get 20 shots, 30. >> i'm not going to go shoot 20, 30 shots. i don't play like that. every time i touch it, i'm not going to break a play to be aggressive because i need 30 shots. >> i am going to play basketball. i'm not going to get in the way of the game because i want to have a little back and forth with patrick beverly. i'm kevin durant. you know who i am. y'all know who i am. >> i know who you are. i want you to shoot more. i'm glad we settled that between him and kerr. the update on demarcus cousins, he has the torn quad but doesn't need surgery. he went down on monday. most likely done for the season.
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there is a glimmer of hope that boogie might return for the finals. this injury usually requires six weeks to heal and often longer. >> the 49ers began their off-season. jimmy garoppolo seems to be recovering nicely from the acl that wrecked the niners season. he hurt his knee in september. he's not back at full strength. when organized team activities begin next month, he'll be limited to throwing and noncontact work. the niners hope to have him medically cleared to practice in time for training camp. >> very good to be throwing again. it's what i do. so it's encouraging. every day it's -- able to make this throw better than a week ago. small victories like that. throughout this process, it's all about small victories. you're not going to be able to throw it 60, 75 yards again. it's small victories. too baddest really let himself go, huh? >> the 2019 schedule out.
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the 49ers open against tampa. the niners have three primetime games, two on monday night football against the browns and seahawks. the third in arizona on halloween. the raiders open at home on monday night football against denver. the london game against the bears october 6th. hello khalil mack. thursday night football against the chargers, november 7th. the potential final oakland home game, again, against jacksonville, december 15th. the giants expected plan to bring their prize prospect catcher joey bart up to the bigs in september took a setback. got hit by a pitch, broke a bone in his hand on monday. he's out four to six weeks. giants in d.c. it's time for myself i. jeff samardzija hadn't given up a home run this season. was saying this was going to happen. juan soto, two-run shot off the facade. two batters later, howie kendrick, two homers in the first five batters. 3-0 nats.
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gave up four runs, struck out seven. a three-run jack off the rookie travis burden. our old buddy from the a's, the maui boy, kurt suzuki, aloha means good-bye. giants trail in the ninth. the a's host the astros tonight. great gronk story. when the patriots visited the red sox over a week ago, they brought the super bowl trophy. gronkowski uses it as a bat bunting on a pitch thrown by julian edelman. watch what happens. gronk dented the trophy. it's on the far side. look at the dent. the tight end has retired. but has left his mark on the trophy forever. classic gronk. really? come on. >> somebody will have to fix that. >> geez. >> take it out of your pay. >> join us tonight on coffee tv. forget anything lately. there's a device to help older
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