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i'm kate larson in sacramento, where a police
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officer was shot and killed on duty yesterday. tonight, her department granl wa -- graduated dozens was honored tonight as her department graduated a new plas of recruits. >> the bay area native was shot and killed last night while responding to a domestic violence call in north sacramento. >> kate larson was at the ceremony and joins us live from sacramento. kate?
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>> reporter: the graduation ceremony took place here at the memorial auditorium in downtown sacramento. of course, it took on a completely new meaning, because it took place just 24 hours after officer o sullivan shot just three miles from here. 56 new hi graduated police officers, smiling, shaking hands with new uniforms and badges, proudly pinned on by family members. but those shiny new badges are koefred by a black band. these new recruits are thinking of their colleague, officer tara o'sullivan, shot and kill in the north sacramento on wednesday night. >> tarra is surely with us here tonight. >> reporter: officer o'sullivan was 26 years old, originally from the bay area. six months ago, she graduated from this same academy. sacramento police chief daniel
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hahn told me he knew her well. >> i don't think there's a person on this earth that would say she wasn't a perfect police officer. >> reporter: officer tom is a new graduate who trained with officer o'sullivan. >> she knew how to communicate and think on her feet. >> reporter: his father still supports his son as he begins his career. >> he wants to make a commu difference. i told him just be safe. >> reporter: the chief told me he saw officer o'sullivan a week ago. he said that she showed up on her own and ranned uphill for five miles with the recruits, just to show her support, because that's the kind of oficer that she was. live in sacramento, kate larson, "abc7 news." >> kate, thank you. and san jose's police chief took a moment to honor the
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officer today in welcoming new cadets at the police academy. >> they have a fallen officer right now. but you know what? they have to have officers going out on the street again today. their officers right now are taking the criminal element off the street again. why? because they're special. and because you are special. >> officer tarra o'sullivan graduated from college park high school in 2011. the school yearbook shows her posing with the school soccer team. after high school, she attended college classes before transferring to sacramento state. one neighbor told us she was a joy to be around and was shocked when she learned what hand. >> very outgoing, happy kid. i was laying in bed and what do you do when you wake up, you put facebook on and there it was. it was just -- i could not believe it.
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>> officer o'sullivan also joined two police explorer programs as a teenager, showing her passion for law enforcement. >> she was helping a domestic violence women collect her belongings, when she was shot. records show he has a long criminal history. but he is estranged wife says ramos was a good man and a good father. ramos is being held without bail on a murder charge. an official page has been set up for officer o'sullivan memorial fund. if you would like to donate, we have a link on our webwebsite, abc7news.com. president trump ordered a military strike on iran but reversed his decision. the reversal was against the advice of secretary of state mike pompeo and national security adviser john bolton. the operations are in response of iran shooting down a u.s. drone this morning.
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let's take a live look outside at san francisco from our roof camera. the first day of summer is tomorrow, and it's going to be warmer and breezy over the next few days. that means fire danger. meteorologist sandhya patel has the warnings that just went into effect. >> that's right, ama. at 11:00 p.m. tonight, the red flag warning runs until 6:00 p.m. saturday. northerly wind also be gusting 30 to 40 miles per hour, dropping the humidity 10% to 20%, which is why any fires that develop will spread rapidly. 11:30 tonight, we'll see the wind out of the north for places like middletown, napa, 7:00 a.m. tomorrow morning. and once again, that is what is going to drop the humidity. so let's look at the humidities right now. as we go into 11:00 a.m., fairfield dropping down into the teens, 18%. but that same wind direction will push our temperatures up
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for the first day of summer. dan? >> sandhya, thank you. in the east day, neighbors held a vigil to protest one homeowner's lawn display, a giant swastika. it's since gained national attention. our reporter has more. >> reporter: at the corner here, unity stood tall. >> we're hoping that he'll come to realize he's really hurt this community. >> reporter: he is steve johnson. he used to have this swastika symbol in his front yard, now koefred up. >> it does make a little bit of a difference, but it would be nice if he did something else. >> reporter: that's why thief people have come to deliver a message. >> i consider it a hateful symbol. it's not welcome in my community. >> reporter: most consider this a close knit community filled
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with diverse opinions and families. i tried speaking with steve johnson today, but he had little to say about his lawn display. earlier this month, he said this. >> it's a tibetan sign that's way back before swastikas were invented. >> reporter: are you tibeten? >> i could be. >> no matter his reason for mag it, there's a compelling case to take it down. >> reporter: more than 15,000 people have signed this petition, asking him to remove the swastika from his front yashd. the plan is for a mediator to sit down with johnson next month. teachers and the challenges they face have been one of our focuses in building a better bay area. santa cruz is the least affordable city in the nation for educators. amanda del castillo takes a look at what's being done to address the issue. >> reporter: the city of santa
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cruz tops the list no city wants to lead. >> it's a bad number one, we're the least affordable place for educators to leave. >> reporter: casey carlson says the problem is lack of state funding made worse by the lack of affordable housing. >> it's harder to attract and maintain teachers when they can't get salary that's enough to pay the rent. >> reporter: mid career educa r educatoeducato educators earn a salary of about $63,000, meaning most must pay 2/3 of their income to pay for rent. >> a big income is to pay for rent. >> reporter: daniel bigham says he pays half of his paycheck to live next to school, but many have chosen to commute to cut down costs. to assist, the santa cruz office of education teamed up in 2017. partnership with the san francisco based start-up gives teachers a shared investment on
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a down payment for a home. santa cruz city schools is currently working on a plan to put rental housing for teachers on district property. >> that might allow me to save up for a place of my own. >> reporter: the economic policy institute found in 2018 u.s. teachers earned 13% less than private sector workers with similar levels of education. rounds out the top three at least affordable places for teachers to live is san jose and san francisco. i'm amanda del castillo, "abc7 news." >> we spent an entire week digging into the issues teachers face all over the bay area. we looked at what it takes to find housing. all of our stories are in one place on our website, abc7news.com. search for building a better bay area teachers to find it. b.a.r.t. is getting a big check thanks to the federal government. but will the millions ease overcrowded cars? saving a bit of san jose history. what it took to get this legendary pig dancing again.
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we've been focused on transportation and b.a.r.t. is part of our effort to build a better bay area. and the good news for b.a.r.t. came during a twitter town hall during which they were trying to answer rider's concerns. dion lim has more. >> reporter: just as it got you believed way, b.a.r.t. tweeted out this breaking news. >> we got the grant. >> reporter: which opened the flood gates to all of thes keys from quitter users and riders, which we posted. after a year and a half of claiming the federal transportation commission was slowing down grant approval to improve your commute, b.a.r.t. is $300 million closer to their request of $1.25 billion in
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funding. >> this was a huge piece, which is going to support us on the order of 306 additional new training, contribute to the new train control system. >> reporter: when riders asked in the town hall about alleviate thing sardines like cramming on cars, b.a.r.t. suggested reverse commuting, asking they're asking employers to move away from downtown san francisco. >> we're looking for a headquarters in oakland, so we're part of the reverse commute. >> reporter: we asked the major what she thought of b.a.r.t.'s idea. >> the right thing to do is to invest in our transportation system and make it safer and more efficient. >> reporter: riders had questions about cutting travel time. >> help those that are going rore end to the other. >> no, i don't think so. you might consider it if there was a second crossing. >> one of the major questions that you had on twitter was wait times. this one, coming from jeff,
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saying b.a.r.t., what is the timeline to get 12-minute heaways. is 12 minutes enough? >> we're having 12 minute wait times, and i realized that deters ridership with. these new trains, we're going to have a much more robust fleet. >> reporter: as you can see from one of b.a.r.t.'s tweets, they are still celebrating their new money from the federal transportation administration, but warn passengers to be patient before they see change.. dimitri dion lim, "abc7 news." the dancing pig sign in san jose marked where steven's meat products sausage factory once stood. the fate of the sign was in question when google proposed to guy the land. but after $35,000 restoration, the pig is dancing a jig once again. >> oh, great. hearst castle is hosting four pool parties this summer.
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tickets are going on sale to the public. but it will cost you. you must purchase dag -- annual ticket at $500. the four swim dates are july 6, august 3 and 24th and september 21st. >> it's going to get hot again. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the forecast. >> that's right. the pool or the beach will keep you cool this weekend. i want to show you what's starting tomorrow. it's summer. the solstice occurs tomorrow at 8:54. that's when the sun's rays will be directly over the tropic of cancer. and speaking of the sun, here's a sunset that's just absolutely gorgeous. as the fog was rolling in, 8:35, the sun went down and we had a lovely view. but i have to tell you that fog
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layer has shrunk. so as you look at live doppler 7, it's not soild anywhere. as a matter of fact, it's just patchy and that's how it will remain tomorrow morning. temperatures right now in the 50s, 60s. those numbers as summer begins, will be going in one direction tomorrow afternoon, that's up. so let's look at a couple of cities and the temperature trend for tomorrow. tomorrow morning, concord, in the low 60s. lunchtime, take your food outside. it's going to be beautiful. low to upper seth. in the afternoon hours, this is when it will be a little warmer, but not too warm. redwood city, upper 70s, mid 80s around concord. a live look from our san jose camera. we are getting a great view of san jose. the shark tank, visibility is good. same thing from the exploratorium camera. summer starts tomorrow morning, sizzling inland this weekend,
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and it is turning cooler. so 5:00 a.m., patches of fog around the bay and also around the san francisco, san mateo coast. it clears out quickly tomorrow afternoon, allowing those temperatures to rise. tomorrow morning, they fall about the 50s for most of you. fog will be confined to just the beaches and only parts of the bay. so it's not a widespread fog event. inland areas will be clear. today was cooler. you noticed it. we had a nice sea breeze, we're going up. 81 in san jose, not extreme heat. 81 in santa clara. 78ood . san franc s. stile aloncoast. 80 in san rafel. 74 in oakland. 76 in newark, 78 in fremont. inland areas will be warm. 87 in antioch. 82 in pleasanton.
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the alameda county fair is going on, bright and sunny. a warm afternoon, low 80s, but not too hot. if you're going, sun screen and water. accuweather seven-day forecast. it heats up for the weekend. low 60s coast. cooler, much cooler next week. only in the upper 70s. so wednesday, below average. >> nice. thanks, sandhya. lost your wallet? why it's more likely to be returned if it's full of cash. and bastille takes over central park to when you boo an intruder... you act fast. so do we. raid is the fastest ant & roach killer on the market. the fastest!? (spray)
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full of cash, you're more likely to get it returned than an empty one according to a new global study. researchers planted 17,000 wallets in 40 different countries. return rates, switzerland led with a 72% return rate for a wallet with cash. the united states fell around 57%. china was on the bottom at 22%. researchers say people don't like to see them seselves as
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thieves and act when money is on the line. >> so all those wallets were planted? >> they were, larry. did you return them. >> i didn't realize they were lost. the warriors replenished the roster with three new players in the draft. ♪ off! deep woods provides long lasting mosquito protection. so you can keep living life your way. off! live on. sc johnson.
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ed to e ed tgood evening. the warriors need more shooting, they ae dressed that tonight. golden state picked michigan guard jordan pool, who came out after his sophomore season. he shot 37% from three-point range. you can see the handle here, pretty spin move, averaged 13 per game. this is a guy who might be able to help. >> the warriors are an amazing team, and one of their strengths is to shoot the three ball and being able to shoot the three is a strength of mine and coming in to make an impact and just to learn from the guys is something
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that i'm excited for. >> the suit matches the hat. the warriors traded up to 39 to take 6'10" forward allen from serbia, only 18 years old and played for the g-league. very raw prospect. the 41st pick, the warriors chose power forward eric pascal, 6'9", 255. 17 points per game. known as a good defender and can shoot. tonight, the sequel, giants/dodgers. madison bumgarner versus max muncie. they have a history. they had words after muncie admired his shot a little too long. go get it out of the ocean is what muncie said. that is now a t-shirt worn by fansndye practice. first inning, muncie, rbi single. the wheels came off in the 4th.
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a two-run bomb here and a couple muscles uater, austi it's atwo-n jack. 5-0. then chris taylor with an rbi single. resistance is futile. mad bum pulled in the 4th, allowed six runs. worst start ever against the dodgers. the giants fall 9-8. a's and rays. bob melvin out because of an back issue. 1-1 in the 9th. the bullpen allows three runs. garcia started the scoring there. rays built a 4-1 lead. bottom nine, up the middle. beat the shift. 4-2 game. next batter, here it comes, there it goes. drive home safely. three-run bomb and the a's win it 5-4. and team usa beat sweden 2-0 in the women's world cup.
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tomorrow, just a heads up, is friday. appreciate your time. i'm dan ashley. >> and the first day of summer. i'm ama daetz. for all of us, thanks for being here.
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