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live, where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> tonight leaders across san francisco are saying good-bye to a woman who helped transform chinatown and help provide a voice for some of the city's most vulnerable people. i'm eric thomas. thank you for joining us. rose pak died today. the name may not be that familiar to those outside the city of san francisco. but in the city she has influence as a political power broker for the chinese community. she never held an aelected or appointed office but she spent decades fighting for issues dear to chinatown. some civic leaders gathered outside her home after hearing
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of their friend and ally's death today. >> very close friend. she was very much a part of every public decision i made and almost every private decision. >> a giant amongst giants. really was not afraid to speak her peace for the people that she represented. >> police escorted the van carrying pak's body to a funeral home. she underwent a kidney transplant in china earlier this year. pak was believed to be 68 years old. mayor ed lee reflected on her clout. she was tough as nails, swore like a sailor and she was fearless and relentless, sometimes painfully so. but always for a cause she most believed in, uplifting her community. our city is diminished with the passing of chinese community leader rose pak. she fought for those who needed
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help most. rest in power. and sicilia chung wrote, rest in peace, rose pak. thank you for your dedication to our chinatown community. we sent out a push alert when we first confirmed pak's death earlier this afternoon. download the app for free and enable push alerts. an abc news source is reporting that five people have been taken into custody in the new york bomb attack. authorities have not said who they are or how they may be connected. so far nobody's been charged. 29 people were injured when that explosive was detonated in manhattan last night. maggie ruly has details. >> it was so loud, it started shaking my body. >> reporter: manhattan is still reeling from last night's explosion. >> everything shut down. >> reporter: debris flying clear across the street. >> just about boom sound and we heard the shatter of the windows. >> reporter: the explosion so
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powerful that authorities are shocked no one was killed and that all 29 people injured have been released from area hospitals. >> boom. we said oh, my god. >> reporter: police found what's believed to be the bomb in a toolbox near a trash can. a pressure cooker is wires attached is currently being investigated. >> right now we're not discounting anything at this point. we're in the process of a complex investigation. >> anybody that places a device in public or any remote location where it's going to kill people or harm them is some act of terrorism. it may not be extremist, islamic, isis, but we have to be clear, this person wanted to harm folks. >> reporter: the city's mayor calling the decision deliberate. >> here's what we know. it was intentional. it was a violent act. it was certainly criminal. >> reporter: while they insist there is no immediate threat, 1,000 additional police and
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national guards have been sent >> whoever placed these bombs, we will find and they will be brought to justice, period. >> reporter: multiple law enforcement officials are now telling abc news that they're exploring the possibility that this explosion are linked to the same bomber or bombers by what appears to be a similar type of cell phone. they insist that the probe is separate or coordinated. local media is reporting that isis is taking credit for a knife attack at a st. cloud shopping mall. a total of nine people are recovering. all are expected to survive. an off-duty police officer shot and killed the attacker identified by his father as a 22-year-old college student who came to the u.s. from somalia. the fbi says he was wearing a security guard's uniform and attacking about allah during the attack. they searched the attacker's home today in hopes of finding a motive. a 19-year-old man is dead
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after a high speed chase with police in the north bay. it began this morning when a santa rosa police officer tried to stop the speeding car. >> the wreckage of this toyota pscene of an early morning cras which prompted a large police response. the sound of the impact woke most of the santa rosa neighborhood. >> when i looked out of the door, i saw there was a police officer there. i go, oh, don't worry about it. there's already somebody here. >> the chp says the car was seen speeding through the city's west side. >> the santa rosa police department vehicle attempted to make an enforcement stop and a pursuit ensued. >> police say the pursuit reached 80 miles per hour. the car was driving so fast on sebastopol road it slid along that fenceline and overturned into the field. a 19-year-old was killed. his family says he was native american, a member of the pomo
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indians. two other people in the car suffered critical injuries. police don't know who was driving, why the car was speeding or if drugs or alcohol played a role. lisa santana says there have been many crashes before on this road but she'll never forget the sound of this one. >> the crash just sounded like metal smashing? >> reporter: the pursuing santa rosa police officer was not injured. the chp now investigating the case. cornell barnard, abc 7 news. san francisco reached into the 80s where other areas like where i live reached to the 100s. sandhya patel is here. >> you really needed the ac or a beach or pool to stay cool today. here are the record highs for today. oakland airport 89. pretty low considering other areas are higher. gilroy 102.
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it was hot in concord, livermore, 100. 86 in san francisco, still really warm. 98 in santa rosa. even places like half moon bay. no sign of fog on live doppler 7 hd, at least not near the bay area just yet. take a look at how warm it is still. many parts of the region in the 70s and the 80s. when you may see cooler weather in the area. the dry conditions led to a brushfire in marin county. calfire tweeted this smoke near iron springs road in fairfax. firefighters have contained the fire and they're mopping up. they'll stay on the scene throughout the night. raiders fans are confident the silver and black will stay in oakland. the pregame fan festival opened today at the alameda county coliseum. they're attempting to keep the
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raiders from moving to las vegas despite a preliminary vote to use $750 million in public money to finance a stadium in sin city. fans won't give up on that. >> we bleed silver or black. we don't care what you come up with. raider till we die up in this city right here. nice try, vegas. coming up on abc 7 news at 9:00, another delay of a southern california rocket launch. nothing the scientists can do but wait. after being rescued these little guys are now looking for a home. these
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a wildfire in southern
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california forced the cancellation of a rocket launch scheduled for today. video from santa barbara county fire shows large flames at vandenberg air force base. it's burned 500 acres. atlas five rocket is sitting across the base ready to launch. that's now been delayed until tuesday. it was supposed to take off on friday but there was a leaky valve. on board is an imaging system strong enough to see individual people on the golden gate bridge. once it's launched government and private organizations can pay for its use. google has purchased a los altos company that could beef up its maps program. urban engines confirmed it joined google this week. google maps could use the information to help you navigate traffic or find the best time of day to hit the road. coming up, it was a great
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day to be outside but a cooldown is coming to some areas. sandhya patel will have the information for you in the accuweather forecast. the 49ers refused to lose but did anyway to the panthers. while the raiders host atlanta in the ♪
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some kittens that survived three days under a wooden walkway in pleasanton are now in need of good homes. that's them. a group of good samaritans dismantled the walkway to rescue the kittens who are believed to be three weeks old. they were discovered this month when customers heard the kittens meowing. their mother was found nearby
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three days earlier. pleasanton patch shared this with abc 7. they are healthy and will be available at the pleasanton vettenary hospital. did you feel it? it was hard to miss it. a hot to warm day today. as we take a look at really what's ahead we'll show you. there is a little patch of fog that's formed in half moon bay. and it's pretty much clear right now. as we head into your morning, most of you will begin that way. we do have a beach hazard statement that's still up till tonight. the risk of rip currents continues. hours of tomorrow morning. san francisco's actually looking good. visibility is terrific. temperatures 57, still warm in oakland, 78 in san jose. a beautiful look at the moon from our kgo roof camera. it is in the 70s from santa rosa to napa and really feels like
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summer in concord and livermore in the low 80s. look at how spectacular this is as we do have terrific visibility you can clearly see across the bay. we're looking at cooler conditions across the coast and temperatures with breezier weather midweek. autumn arrives thursday morning. you'll start to notice the changes. a quick look at the east bay valleys that will be sizzling again. 95 in concord. still feeling the heat with temperatures in the mid to upper 90s. we won't see the 100s that we saw today, but it will still be cooking. tomorrow starting out clear, low to mid-60s. mild there along the coastline. we'll start to see patchy fog developing. here's the hour by hour forecast and at 5:00 a.m. when you start heading off to work, there will be a little bit of fog off the san mateo coast. it will be a clear day but difference is the wind will switch direction and the cooling will be felt at the beaches.
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tomorrow afternoon in the south bay, another warm day. 87 in san jose. plenty of fluid in gilroy. 83 in redwood city. certainly cooler. the cooler air being felt not just around the coast by the peninsula as well. downtown san francisco, 71, 67 in daly city and the north bay. 87 san rafael, 78 in oakland. so a nice day, not too hot. 95 in concord. at least you have the ac there. look at the temperatures. they tumble. that will be good relief. 60s to 70s to your wednesday. breezy and cooler. really for thursday, seasons are changing. we're looking at mid to upper 70s. cooler coast for your monday, the cooling will spread on tuesday. notice those temperatures.
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they really take a nose dive. low 60s at our beaches. then we'll start to notice the temperatures are coming right back up again. warming up for the first weekend of fall. isn't that appropriate? we get that here in the bay area as you know. temperatures in the upper 80s. it will be hot again sunday, mid-90s inland, upper 60s at the beaches. you can track it with our abc 7 news app. it's free to download. >> i can't wait. now, abc 7 sports with mike shumann. >> the raiders hosting the falcons. however, giving up 500 yards in back-to-back games won't get it done. raiders honored stabler at halftime since heart surgery.
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14-13 raiders. matt ryan. his office put. you 528 on the raiders defense. up 7 after the two-point conversion. fourth quarter, fourth and goal. jack del rio goes for it. crabtree. count it. we're tied at 21. ryan's pass is deflected right into the arms of justin hardy. falcons win it. raiders drop to 1-1. >> two phases that we didn't win today that was defensive special teams. expect to play a heck of a lot better on defense. giving way way too many plays that should be routine and easy plays and it will get corrected. >> a thousand yards. wow. that hurts. but at the same time getting ready for next week. got to get ready like our life depended on it.
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>> the 49ers and panthers, carlos hyde will fumble. bounces around before the touchdown. carolina goes up 7-0. niners regain the lead in the second. blaine gabbert. tory smith. 10-7 ball game. gabbert also ran for a touchdown. cam newton finds the wide open greg olson. first of four passing touchdowns on the day. panthers up 7 at the half. panthers go on to win. they're at seattle next sunday. >> we played well. i just feel like there's place out there where you had to make the play. they did a good job executing and going on with their game plan. i feel like both sides fought well. you know, but we have more we can learn from these games.
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>> to baseball. giants five back af the dodgers in the west their best bet is probably the wild card. trying to create distance between them and the cardinal. but st. louis won last night. third inning. albert suarez. he had a two-run homer. 2-0 cards. alough just four hits. bell caught looking. eighth inning jhonny peralta had a ways hit off the wall. cardinal went 3-0. they're one back of the giants. that final wildcard spot. oakland trailing 2-0 until chris davis gets them on the board. his 49th off colby lewis. no ace player has hit 40 home runs in a single season since
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2000 when jason giambi had 43. ten of those come against the rangers. a's go on to win on the road trip. ayesha curry was at the race for the championship. teammates power and pajenno needed it to clinch the championship. but he did much better winning the race. but his first indycar championship. tune in tonight at 11:00 p.m. on abc 7. i sit down with tory smith. hope to see you then. >> coming up next on abc 7 news at 9:00. try to knock captain sully out of the top spot. the winner when we return. abc 7 is celebrating hispanic heritage month.
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we recognize latino futures a brand-new think tank that specializes on the importance of the country's growing latino population. we have more details
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tonights at 11:00, a massive manhunt results in five people taken into custody one night after an explosion rocked city streets. and dealing with stoned drivers. police believe the problem will get worse. tonight a bay area company is hoping to keep the streets safer. and for the second week in a row, moviegoers across the country lined up to see the story of a heroic bay area man. "sully" is about daniel resident chesley sullenberger, famously
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sully who landed a plane in the hudson river. three new movies failed to crack 10 million. snowden about the man behind the u.s. intelligence leaks came in fourth. "don't breathe" rounded out the top five. that's it for abc 7 news at 9:00. next newscast at 11:00 on channel 7. see you then.
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(fast instrumental music) - [voiceover] it's the michelle meow show. your a to z, covering the lgbt, l-m-n-o-p, and everyone in between. (fast instrumental music) here's michelle meow. - welcome to the michelle meow show, your a through z, covering the lgbt, l-m-n-o-p, and everyone in between show. tonight we have a fresh new program for you. we'll explore gender identities through artistic expression. we have an interview with laura albert, who is also known as jt leroy. if you lived here in san francisco, you're from san francisco, then you know the story of jt leroy, and we'll explain later on in the program. we'll also speak to filmmakers of "honeyglue." so before we get into the program though, i think it's time that we check in to see what people are saying about the lgbtqi community. we'll start first with the irrational ones, i should say.

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