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a south bay neighborhood turned into a crime scene. poli right now at 4:30 -- a south bay neighborhood turned into a crime scene. police searching for a gunman after a woman is found shot. plus, the president on the defensive again regarding his son. the big week ahead in washington as the senate delays a vote on health care yet again. but first, the hot bay area weekend continues. a heat advisory still in effect as temperatures soar. the news starts right now. thank you for joining us. i'm terry mcsweeney. peggy bunker is off tonight nephot weekend continues. a live look at dublin, the east bay and inland areas reaching triple digits for a second day in a row. with the heat, of course, comes the fire danger. a red flag warning in effect. rangers at east bay regional parkss makes suring sure visitoe
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precautions. jeff ranieri here. >> it's been so debilitating. hard to go outside with this kind of heat. and it really is insult to injury here as our summer has been so hot the past month and a half. walnut creek up to 105. livermore, hot 104. santa rosa 102. san jose, 100. and also for parts of the peninsula as high as 100 degrees in mountainview. heat advisory until 9:00 tonight. that's for all of the north bay. also for the hills of the south bay. but it's really right here in contra costa and alameda counties where the most widespread heat is in effect. drink plenty of water from concord to san ramon, dublin and livermore. the good news is we're starting to see a change in the atmosphere. albeit very small right now. but a trough of cooling low pressure developing in the
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pacific will bring eventually the end to 100s. a quick look at the timeline shows even though it will be a very warm 80 degrees inland east bay tonight at 10:00, we will see some relief by tomorrow morning down to 70, and then instead of 100s, by 1:00 p.m. on monday, down to 90 degrees. we're tracking that full forecast. we'll have more details in about 15 minutes. sounds good, jeff. thanks. the wind and high tides are being blamed for a boating accident on the bay last night. two men and a boy were rescued after their 12-foot boy capsized near the dumbarton bridge. the coast guard and firefighters worked together to find the three victims. they were eventually spotted hanging onto a kayak. all three were airlifted to safety. two of the victims were treated for hypothermia. to get the latest on any advisories or warnings, download the free nbc bay area app. we have an entire section devoted just to weather. we're learning more about a car crash in brentwood that landed nine people in the hospital last night.
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chp says the crash was a head-on collision between a driver and a stolen car going the wrong way and a van with seven people inside, including three children. the crash happened on westbound highway 4 near lone tree and sand creek road about 8:00. rel helicopters had to come in and transport some of the victims. the man believed to have stolen the honda accord was treated for injuries and arrested on several felony charges. the two in the van remain in the hospital. police are looking for a gunman who shot a woman in san jose. we join nbc bay area's mary ann favreau live. >> reporter: terry, police say the shooting happened just before midnight last night in front of this apartment complex you see across the street. police say someone shot a woman. neighbors tell us they heard at least six gun shots. the woman was taken to a nearby hospital where she was treated for nonlife-threatening injuries. neighbors say they have seen
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shootings in this area before and they are not surprised by last night's violence. a woman, yes, but somebody was shot, no. because it happens often. we just hear gunshots. if it's not here it's on the streets or back on lexington. >> reporter: police are still looking for the unidentified suspect and so far, they have no motive for the shooting. so if you have any information that can help police with this investigation, please call san jose police department. reporting live in san jose, marianne favro, nbc bay area news. we're following developing news out of arizona where a trip to a popular swimming hole turns tragic. a large family group was by the verdi river north of phoenix yesterday when a flash flood swept through the area after a rainstorm. 14 people were caught in the current. 9 people are now confirmed dead, and the 13-year-old is missing. helicopters are searching as
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crews search from the ground. we'll have much more on this story coming up at 5:00. in the east bay, a fire broke out late last night and spread to two homes. shortly before 11:00, crews responded to a fire. flames jumped from one home to another before crews could put it out. the firefighters roughly an hour to extinguish the flames. more than a dozen people have been displaced. a standoff started about 4:00 a.m. when police got called about a fight inside a home on holt street. officers could hear a man and woman screaming at each other but both refused to leave the home or even talk to police. after a crisis negotiation team and a s.w.a.t. team worked to defuse the fight for five hours, the two finally came out peacefully. the 40-year-old samuel rouls and elladette rodriguez were arrested. the president and his attorneys today continue to downplay a meeting between
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donald trump jr. and others with a russian lawyer during the presidential campaign. this as the u.s. senate decided to again delay a vote on health care putting off the president's plan to repeal and replace obamacare. nbc's jennifer johnson has the story from washington. >> reporter: protesters and cheers as the president attends the women's u.s. open golf tournament at his new jersey course. this as he unleashed a barrage of tweets about his son's meet with the kremlin-connected russian lawyer during the campaign. hillary clinton can illegally get the questions to the debate and delete 33,000 e-mails but my son don is being scorned by the fake news media? the president's lawyer defended that meeting on all the morning talk shows. >> nothing illegal about that meeting. so that's number one. they're not covering up. it's a big word to use. but there was nothing illegal to cover up. >> reporter: illegal or not, the senate intelligence committee still wants to question those who attended, including trump jr., son in lawmanafort.
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>> all of these efforts to say there was only smoke and no fire, that's all been put to rest. this is clearly brings the investigation to a new level. >> reporter: the russian story still making headlines as the president's promise to repeal obamacare is indefinitely postponed. saturday night, senate majority leader mitch mcconnell delayed a vote as senator john mccain recovers from surgery. but the gop still doesn't have the votes to pass it. >> for all republican complaints about the death spiral of obamacare, they don't fix it. they subsidize with taxpayer money. >> reporter: paul and a handful of other republicans have said they'll not support the gop bill. so for now, the bill is on hold and mcconnell hasn't said yet when the senate will try again to pass a new health care plan. jennifer johnson, nbc news, washington. for continuing coverage of the latest in washington, head to our website, nbcbay area.com. you can find an in-depth look at the hurdles ahead as the senate woorngs gain delays that vote. nbc news anchor megyn kelly
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traveled to the bay area for a story on silicon valley's so-called bro culture. she spoke with liz wagner and gave us a preview of "sunday night with megyn kelly." >> she's digging into the so-called bro culture in silicon valley. she made the comparison to the sexual harassment scandal at fox news last summer. you may recall kelly came forward with allegations of harassment against her former boss, roger ailes. she says sexual harassment is happening in the tech city, and she wants to shine a light on it. >> how many of you here have experienced what you consider to be sexual harassment? >> reporter: the reports of sexual harassment filtering out of silicon valley made headlines across the country but few women have come forward to share their stories on television until now. after her interview with these tech women, megyn kelly sat down with us. >> can you give us a little insight into how damaging perhaps this mentality is for these women? >> the system out here is set up
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to foster intimate relationships in the following way. we have to meet at a bar. i am an entrepreneur starting a business. i don't have an office. i want to pitch you for money. we'll probably meet at a hotel, at a restaurant, at a bar, at a place where there's alcohol. and a lot of these men in the positions of power take advantage of that. >> reporter: kelly learned through her reporting that the power structure in silicon valley is men at the top and women climbing to get there. >> you have these males for the most part who are considering whether or not to fund the business started by female entrepreneurs. the women are asking for something from the men and the men, some of them, want something extra from the women in return. and it's amazing that in 2017 america, you still do have to say, you may not stick your tongue down the woman's throat just because she's asking you to invest in her company. >> reporter: kelly says that's not to condemn all men in silicon valley. the vast majority of men in the
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industry don't like this problem. >> it requires national attention. that's what we're doing here. >> you can watch "sunday night with megyn kelly" tonight at 7:00 right here on nbc bay area. coming up next -- a dangerous and wild scene caught on camera. a runaway boat on a lake. several people seriously injured. and a captivating show in the sky. people turning their eyes upwards tonight to catch the northern lights. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. still a very hot 103 in concord. 102 in gilroy and 103 at stanford. we'll let you know about some cooling weather. my forecast in less than ten minutes. a dangerous scene... on a
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midwest lake. ==take vo== take a look at this frightening a dangerous scene on a midwest lake. take a look at this frightening video. it shows the boat running in circles after the person behind the wheel and nine other people had been thrown off. the 20-year-old operator was speeding. he made a sharp spin and
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everyone on board flew off. it ended up ramming a dock and then a patrol boat. eventually it slowed down. wow. and an officer was able to hop aboard the runaway boat and stop it. several people were seriously hurt after they were thrown into the water. scary stuff. the northern lights putting on a show in parts of the united states this weekend. take a look at some time lapse of the lights in the sky over south dakota. this is the best view you'll get. the vibrant purples and greens some courtesy of a solar flare. getting caught in the earth's magnetic field. it continues tonight. people living in northern states have the best chance of seeing those lights but the show can be seen farther south than normal out here on the west. not this far south. meteorologists say the northern lights can be seen as far south as northern oregon and idaho. not here, but up there. coming up -- fighting to contain a massive wildfire on the central coast. firefighters are having such a
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difficult time stopping the flames that have destroyed more than a dozen homes. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. our heat advisory still in efengts. we're tracking the hottest temperatures and cooler weather ahead. details on that in about five minutes. when you're clocking out. i'm the one clocking in & sensing your every move and automatically adjusting to help you stay effortlessly comfortable. there. i can even warm these to help you fall asleep faster.
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gate bridge in san francisco. welcome back, everybody. you know what that is. the golden gate bridge. a live picture for you. and i'm going to guess the traffic going north is part of the problem is trying to get to vista point because every time they come across the bridge coming south there's a traffic jam north. gorgeous out there right now. >> amazing. >> great day to be out there. san francisco today was 70s maybe? >> some upper 70s near downtown. may have had a few isolated low 80s, but all in all, really beautiful across the city. >> well, the destructive wildfire burning near santa barbara continues to grow in size. so-called whittier fair has burned more than 18,000 acres and is only 36% contained.
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cal fire stretweeted out this picture this morning. it started a week ago. a week ago. 16 homes have burned so far. as well as 30 other structures. nearly 2,000 firefighters are working it. the weather is working against them. they've got winds down there. they had it 50% contained two nights ago. they lost a handle on it. back down to 36% contained now. meteorologist jeff ranieri here with more on that. >> our fire danger so extremely high. the good news is that we are going to see some cooling in the forecast as we head throughout the next three to four days. still going to be above average but at least not looking at an extended heat wave coming our way. speaking of hot. check out our hottest. walnut creek up to a sweltering 105. livermore, 104. santa rosa, 102 and mountain view at 100. and as many of you know, this hasn't been a short stint of
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heat. we've had hot weather for the past month and a half on again and off again. really just made it unbearable throughout a lot of the bay area. that's what i want to show you next is how much we have seen these 100-degree days tally up. livermore, for example, has already had eight days at 100 degrees and/or hotter. for the entire summer months average, we usually average ten days at that. already trending well above earning as it comes to summer. and then we're still looking at some above average weather. let's get a look at what's going to change it up for us. all of us want to know when things are going to cool down. beginning tomorrow, we out of the 100s. this trough of low pressure building across the pacific. it's going to send that hot area of high pressure packing and moving off towards the east. no more hot 100s. it looks like we're good for as we head throughout the next four days. as we head into tomorrow's forecast, we'll get a little
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morning recovery. in terms of that weather, a break in the south bay down to 65. peninsula 63 and mild start in the tri-valley at 70. san francisco, a little bit in the way of patchy fog at 58 degrees. for the east bay, we have 63. let's go ahead and take you through that microclimate forecast. in the south bay, not as bad. still a warm day but 87 in cuperti cupertino. we still need to watch out for the heat around morgan hill and gilroy. close to the century mark in the east bay but should slide out of the 100s. antioch, very close at 99. you can see how the temperatures start to drop as you get closer to the bay. 96 in danville. 94 in pleasanton and over towards oakland, 79 degrees. for the peninsula, 63 in half moon bay with that cooler ocean breeze in place. over to belmont, 84. palo alto, 88. you can see up in to daley city,
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numbers dropping to 66. san francisco, primarily 60s across the board. you can see across the engelside, 66. the marina, 64. we still may have an isolated 70-degree reading and for the embarcader embarcadero, 69. hoping to keep these temperatures down a few more degrees for tomorrow. toward the north bay, 86 in mill valley. 94 in santa rosa. sonoma, 89. if you're here visiting on vacation, just know napa is going to be warm up to 96 degrees. we get a look at your extended forecast, you can see in san francisco, a really nice trend coming as we head into the next seven days. a lot time of tonight. we'll take you through this. 69 here on monday. and that cooling trough of low pressure we talked about should keep that sea breeze in place and 60s on tuesday, wednesday and thursday. we may see temperatures pop back up again by next weekend with 69 degrees on saturday.
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but that's just about it. for the interior valleys, no more widespread 100s. we're averaging 96 degrees for the interior valleys on monday. when we say inland we mean inland areas like south san jose, morgan hill, gilroy, livermore up towards napa. that average 96 tomorrow and then there you can see those mid to upper 80s. all the way from tuesday into friday's forecast. it does, however, look like it's going to get hotter as we head into next saturday and sunday's forecast. no triple digits for next weekend. we're going to watch it closely because a lot of us here can't take any more heat. i'm an occasional fan of an occasional 100-degree day. i want this to end. i want the cooler weather. it's so uncomfortable outside the past two days. >> you're the chief meteorologist. you have special sway over the weather itself. >> you know, i'm about to pick up a handle on that red phone
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and make a call. >> thanks very much, jeff. still to come, a major art project about minor league baseball. why a former famous face from mtv is going back now and opening this bay area exhibit.
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>> reporter: nothing says summer like the crack of a bat on a bay area evening. even a high school softball game can get the blood pumping. tabitha soren is surrounded by the game, whether it's her kids playing the sport or through her husband michael lewis who wrote the book "moneyball." but soren, a former mtv reporter struck her own connection to baseball. it started with a visit to spring training 15 years ago. >> i started photographing the draft class of 2002 for the oakland a's. i started shooting 21 players. >> reporter: for the next 15 years, sorin hung around minor league ball parks documenting ball players hoping to make it to the big show. >> they were also full of hope and purpose that i felt like that was something that could really come through in photographs. >> reporter: the berkeley
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woman's take on the game did yield your typical sports action shot. >> i was searching for the moments that were off moments. the times when things fell short. >> reporter: sorin immersed herself not only in the game of baseball but the humble stadiums, the heartbreaks of players scratching and clawing. >> they were pushing, pushing themselves trying to figure out a way to be happy where they were. >> reporter: she put faces to statistics that say only 10% of minor league players will ever make it to the majors. >> out of the 21 people i followed, 5 of them got to the marine leagues. >> reporter: some of them like chad pinder did make it. >> she was in our dugout with the lights and different stuff like that. pretty interesting. >> reporter: sorin snapped this picture of ryan healy when he was with the stockton ports. >> a playoff game. bases loaded, yeah. seeing it now and looking back on it it's really cool to see.
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such a different perspective she gives. >> this was ben pitching. >> reporter: the exhibit opens july 20th at san francisco city hall. it's a tribute to a group of players who rose and fell all while swinging for the fences. joe rosado jr. -- >> it was a metaphor for the american dream. >> reporter: -- nbc bay area news. police are looking for a gunman after he shot a woman in west san jose. i'm marianne favro. why some neighbors tell us they're not surprised. the debate over the affordable care act and repealing it has given a block san francisco new hope. i'm live with that story coming up. i'm chief meteorologist jeff ranieri. our heat advisory continues until 9:00 p.m. tonight. we'll talk more about where the hottest weather is right now and some cooling weather in the
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forecast. again, a new update in about five minutes. another day of hot temperatures.
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e right now at 5:00 -- another day of hot temperatures. some places reaching triple digits. and with the heat comes fire danger. the news at 5:00 starts right now. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm terry mcsweeney. peggy bunker has the night off. outside we go for a look over the east bay hills. second day in a row of searing heat up there. inland areas reaching triple digits and creeping into the triple digits. meteorologist jeff ranieri tracking the temperatures. you said you'd like to see these temperatures come down quickly. when will we get some relief? >> i think 6:00, 7:00 and 8:00 tomorrow morning. it's going to take awhile for this heat to back off. heat advisories until 9:00 tonight. that's for all of the north bay. hills of the south bay and

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