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>> good morning, everyone. thanks for joining us on this sunday, august 25th. i'm carolyn tyler. let's start with a quick first look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn. it's a cloudy and milder start in downtown san francisco. also in the north bay. pretty much everywhere. just a few 50s and upper 50s from santa rosa to novato. low to mid-60s from concord to livermore this morning. picking up drizzle in the east bay. there is a system offshore and that will allow for cloud cover this morning and the possibility of a little bit of wet weather perhaps on yourndshieldhi
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re headed out, specifically in the north bay. i think further south from the peninsula and the south bay you will be looking at cloud cover, mild temperatures, and we will see the clouds scatter on out. being left with more sunshine. but with that system we will look for the temperatures just a few degrees cooler today. i'll have the numbers for you and a look at this last week in august in a few minutes. carolyn. >> thank you, he is, >> we continue to follow the wildfire burning near yosemite. the fire has burned nearly 130,000 acres. it's just 7% contained. more than 5500 homes are threatened. eleven were destroyed. officials worry the number could rise. abc 7 news reporter john alston has the latest on the fire from tuolumne county. >> one weapon against the fire is a pistol that shoots an incendiary device to burn the ground cover before main
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fire can. firefighters were able to get water directly on flames burning within yosemite. the park remains open but highway 120 is still closed. along that road, large fires flared into larger ones in an instant. winds shifted every few seconds. >> i have lived here since eighth grade. >> for the first time in nearly a week, some residents were allowed to see their property. this couple, both originally from the bay area, lost two homes that had been in their family for years. the main house survived. >> we feel lucky to have this guy still standing, which was my family home in high school. yeah, super close call for this house. >> there are custom houses that are cute to make this place look extra nice for guests and stuff. >> darma, who lives on the property, said firefighters did an admirable job. >> they were out here until the last second possible. we are thankful for those guys.
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they work hard and risk their lives to do this stuff. yeah. >> the sky was dominated by a massive mushroom cloud. the fire reached about two miles from the hetch hetchy reservoir, san francisco's main water source. officials say so far water quality has not been affected. john alston, abc7 news. >> you can see just how much smoke is going up into the atmosphere from the fire. this picture was taken yesterday from the international space station. check out this picture. you can see how high that smoke is rising. this photo was taken from the window of a plane. the smoke is about 30,000 feet into the air. this morning the state has financial aid to help pay for fighting the rim fire. a grant from fema gives california the funds to reimburse fire fighting expenses. governor jerry brown has expanded a state of emergency to include san francisco. the fire is approaching the hetch hetchy reservoir and three
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hydroelectric power stations, two of which are now turned off as a precaution. the city is using supplement power supplies now, and that's at a cost of more than $600,000. stay with abc7 news for continuing coverage of the yosemite fire and follow us on twitter atkins abc7newsbayarea for updates. this cell phone video shows a cabin being burned down in eldorado county. it's part of a 38,000 brush fire that is 70% contained this morning. that fire broke out at 3:00 afternoon, spreading quickly. residents of 80 homes have been forced to evacuate. we have breaking news out of union city where police are investigating a fatal shooting. it happened just after 2:00 this morning in the area of 11th and b streets. officers found one person dead at the scene and another person taken to the hospital.
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that person's condition is unknown. we will bring you more on this breaking news story as soon as an update becomes available. oakland police say they plan to search one more area for a missing toddler. 22-month-old daphne webb was reported missing by her father in july. yesterday there was an intense search after authorities received new information. lilian kim has the details. >> the family of daphne webb gathered in prayer before search teams headed out. dozens of volunteers and their cadaver dogs followed trails in open areas around oakland's merit college in hopes of finding the girl. >> if he found something, he would sit at the source and i would go running up to see what was there and then i would call him away because it would be a crime scene so we would want to preserve it as well as we could. >> daphne has been missing since july 10th. her father, john webb, continues to be a person of interest.
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he claims his daughter disappeared when he left her in the car with his 87-year-old mother. police department say why they are searching this spot but they say they are as committed as ever with solving the case. >> the investigative team we have here at the oakland police department, i'm pretty confident we will find out what happened to this baby. >> there were moments of hope. search and rescue teams found shovel and a pick they thought could be related to the disappearance. police even call in a helicopter to take area photos of the area, but in the end they came up empty. family members are holding out hope daphne may still be out there believed. -- out will alive. >> on one hand i'm relieved, but on the other hand we are still searching and we want our baby back. >> oakland police say there's one more area they plant to search but they won't say where or when just yet abc7 news. in developing news out of san francisco this morning, police are investigating a shooting in the city south of market neighborhood. >> it happened just after 2:00 inside a party bus located in
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the area of ninth and folsom streets. when officers arrived, they say nobody was inside the bus, but they found shells and blood. police are searching for victims and suspect. san francisco police are looking for two men after a woman was shot at a boutique dog hotel. she was working at the wag hotel at 14th and harrison streets around 7:00 last night. police say the men shot her in the leg during an attempted robbery, then ran off. that woman is expected to recover. san jose police are investigating the 33rd murder of the year in that city. officers responded to a call shortly after 1:00 yesterday afternoon downtown near north third and julian streets. they found a man shot at least once. he later died in the hospital. a man mauled by a pit bull
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are hoping the owners will come forward. it happened at a popular off leash park in san francisco's dog patch neighborhood. nick smith has the story. >> the next thing i knew he had her pinned on her back. >> ray said he was taking his dog skyler for a walk through this park when the ten-year-old beagle and lab mix was attacked. >> within seconds she was in the pit bull jaws and the pit bull was shaking her like a rag doll. >> these are the photos of the injuries she sustained after being mauled. this puncture to her gap and a tear on left side. a gaping wound that required multiple stitches. >> i question why he wasn't in control of his dog in the first place. >> he confronted the man he thought was the owner of the pit bull. >> they started walking off. they fled the scene. >> a witness captured the scene with a smartphone. ray filed this police report hours after the attack. the police said the incident is under investigation, and that they are working to identify the pit bull and its owner. >> i have been coming here 25
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years. >> those who use the park regularly are worried it will give negative ammunition to opponents of the off leash park. >> if one child is a bully or acts out in school, it ought not reflect on the entire student body. >> in san francisco, nick smith, abc7 news. it's a rare honor bestowed on the bravest service members. today president obama will award the medal of honor to a soldier who grew up in the bay area. staff sergeant ty carter was serving in afghanistan in 2009 when the army said he went above the call of duty to retrieve supplies for fellow soldiers while his company was under attack by more than 200 taliban fighters. sergeant carter will be the fifth living recipient to be awarded the medal of honor for actions in iraq or afghanistan. lisa argen is here now with a talk about the end of the month and how it's all shaping up. >> we are looking at a lot of
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cloud cover in san francisco, north of the bay, as well, the exploratorium. we are starting off much milder but that doesn't necessarily mean we will end up warmer today. i will explain and let you know how the rest of august is shaping up. >> also ahead, growing tensions in syria. how the united states could soon get involved. and emirates new zealand is now just a win away from advance to go the america's cup final against team oracle usa. what stopped the kiwis
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>> knew this morning, authorities in floor are investigating just what led a trucking company employee to go on a shooting spree that left two former colleagues dead and two others injured. according to police, the 72-year-old hubert allen junior shot them yesterday at several locations around union county, florida. authorities say allen first shot and killed a 28-year-old former coworker, then went a short distance and fatally shot his 80-year-old former boss. later he shot and wounded two other men before going home and killing himself. new this morning, ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak will be in court today to face retrial in connection with the killing of protesters back in 2011. he was flown by helicopter to a
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military courthouse this -- from a military hospital to a courthouse this morning. mubarak was released from prison and transferred to house arrest in the hospital. mubarak was found guilty last year for failing to stop the killing of some 900 protesters in an 18-day uprising. his sentence was overturned on appeal. >> developing news, syria said they will allow the u.n. to visit the site of last week's alleged chemical attacks. the u.n. said there's little doubt chemical weapons were used against syrians. yesterday president obama held a white house meeting with his national security advisers to discuss the situation. abc news chief global affairs correspondent martha raditz tells us what this could mean for the united states. >> evidence of a chemical attack in syria is mounting. new images showing the horror.
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the president spent the day huddled behind closed doors with his national security team, weighing the evidence and has military options. >> we are still gathering information about this particular event, but it is very troublesome. >> among the options on the table, targeting syrian military or government buildings cruise missiles. four navy warships are in the area with tomahawk missiles. u.s. fighter jets could also attack, firing from outside syrian airspace so pilots would be out of harm's way. >> the administration has been very forthcoming in saying that risk must be low. we cannot risk getting servicemen and women hurt, and we don't want to get pulled into another quagmire in the middle east. >> nothing will happen until the u.s. confirms the chemical attack. syrian state tv claims the rebels were behind the attack. abandoning the position that no chemical attack occurred.
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u.n. officials in syria are pushing for access to the site for inspection. the group "doctors without borders" said that 3600 patients with neurotoxic symptoms were treated the day of the suspected attack. they say 355 of those patients died. >> again, the u.n. has been push fourth access and this morning syria has said it will allow that. coming up later this morning on "this week" martha raditz will have more on the middle east crisis from cairo. you can watch "this week" right here on abc7 at 8:00. in san francisco a group gathered at a public vigil in union square yesterday to remember the victims of the attack in syria. many say they do want the obama administration to intervene. >> we are asking the u.s. government to support the syrian army so we can defend ourselves. we are dealing with a dictator never been heard of, and killing
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left and right with a green light from the west. the more extensions they give him, the more killing he's doing. >> president obama said last year the use of chemical weapons by syria would cross a red line. people at the vigil say the line has already been crossed repeatedly. >> visitors heading to yosemite can get in free today if the rim fire burning near the park doesn't discourage them. all 401 national parks will offer free admission today in honor of the 97th annual anniversary of the park service. it was created on august 25, 1916. emirates new zealand is one victory away from racing for the america's cup. the team set a speed record on the racecourse yesterday with the help of strong winds. the kiwis topped out at 47.2 knots, going nearly twice the speed of the wind. they sped away from italy's luna rossa in race 7 to take the 6-1
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lead in the best-of-13 louis vuitton cup challenge. race 8 was postponed until today because of the high winds. it is scheduled to begin at 1:10 this afternoon. if race 9 is needed, that would begin at 2:10. should they win one more race, they will face oracle team's usa for the america's cup starting september 7th. we talk about the gusty winds yesterday. have they died down a bit today? >> well, they are, but they won't this afternoon. they will be back up. official sunrise 6:34 this morning. plenty of clouds out there. drizzle and we are looking at visibility reduced in oakland to 2 1/2 miles. we have a system offshore, and that will allow for some clouds around. in fact, with the moisture out there from the coastal drizzle, and you add in a little bit of lift from this low traveling to the north of us, and we could see a few light showers. as we head outside from our
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exploratorium camera, you see all the low cloudiness here. temperatures with the clouds are much milder this morning. ranging from the low 60s to the mid-60s from san francisco, oakland. an hour and twelve minutes away at sfo. san jose sitting at 65. los gatos, usually a cool spot in the higher elevations there, low 60s this morning. another shot downtown with a few 50s but on the warmer side this morning. we were down to 48 yesterday in novato. 59 right now with 63 in concord and livermore checking in at 66. so the view from mt. tam, very pretty out there. the low clouds, mid-level clouds and even higher clouds with the chance of sprinkles this morning. turning partly cloudy and temperatures a few degrees cooler today. we will manage the mid-80s yesterday. even a few 80s up in the north bay. we will look for the slight cool-down and then the rest of the work week looking a little
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bit warmer. taking us where we should be for this time of year. so this is where we talked about the mid-40s yesterday. in the upper 50s it seems a lot warmer. eight degrees of warming from mountain view to san jose and livermore and it's all due to the mid-level clouds around. the area of low pressure, it's a weak one, but it will be sending the moisture, most of it, up to the northern part of the state. from mount shasta, and we will be left with that breezy wind in the afternoon, up to 20 miles an hour. the skies will be sunny. so it should be a nice afternoon again with numbers mainly in the 70s from milpitas to san jose. 80 in los gatos. a long way to go for you. 84 in gilroy. and on the peninsula, clouds early. some sprinkles, and then 76 in redwood city. 58 in pacifica. it's been mild on the coast. once again, we will see low 60s in the sunset district. 60 with the cloud cover.
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65 downtown. partly cloudy. north bay numbers ranging from the low 80s in clear lake, upper 60s sausalito. a few more upper 60s for richmond and berkeley and hayward. you head out toward fremont and castro valley, some low 70s. 10 degrees of warming here in the livermore valley. 83 in brentwood. taking you down to candlestick where it will be breezy. no surprise there. game time 5:00. we are looking at perhaps low 650s. a few peaks of sun and the sun sets at 7:49. we will look for a couple degrees of warming tomorrow. more warming come wednesday and thursday. so feeling pretty good around here like we should see late august. a few degrees of cooling by next weekend. >> any predictions for labor day? >> you know, no. >> too far out? >> yeah. >> don't want to put you on the spot. thank you, lisa. up next, a look at the wild, wild event held on the east
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coast. it's a preview of a similar one planned for the bay area.
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nice to see you, dgn. >> great to see you. coming up on gma we will have more coverage on the fires you have en covering in yosemite. we are inside the burn area this morning. the fire crews are fight to go the keep the massive wildfire, now so big it's creating its own weather, from destroying yosemite national park. the very symbols of the park are at risk. and lenda onstad, revealing she has park instance, which prevents her from singing. we brought in our medical advisor to tell us exactly why this disease could force the singer into retirement. plus the running of the bulls. and it has come to america. the spanish spectacle, made famous all over the world by earnest hemingway, is something most americans haven't experienced in person. now it has come to virginia. this morning the backlash and the people who decided they just had to do it anyway. this morning's social media is a
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flame over the video music awards, and we have an inside look at all the stuffer coming up, including the boy band reuniting, and a special surprise people are tweeting about this morning. and onset we have the revamped moon man that will be hand out for the first time tonight in the award ceremonies. it's all coming up on gma on this very busy sunday morning. back to you. >> let me ask you about the running of the bulls that was in your neck of the woods. would you actually get involved in that craziness? >> you know, i actually went to spain where they run the bulls every year, i went many years ago, and watched safely from the sidelines. the short answer to your question is, no, i would never do that. plus, i have a few misgivings about the bulls. it's not voluntary for them. >> yes. did you know they are coming our
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way next year? >> i hear they are moving all over the country with this. i bet there are a lot of adrenaline junkies out there who will enjoy it >> we will watch your report to see what happened there in virginia. >> excellent. thank you. have a great day. >> you, too. >> panda caretakers at washington national zoo will try again today to get a close-up look at the tiny new resident, a day old panda cub. actually two days old. you see the birth in this video provided by the zoo. zookeepers need to do a health check. it takes only a few minutes, but mamma panda hasn't given them an opportunity to take her cub, which is about the size of a stick of butter. caretakers want to listen to the cub's heart and lungs, take its weight, and select a dna sapp pell maybe later today. coming up, the space race. californians want to be the
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first to bring space travel. and how a
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>> welcome back, everyone. we are starting this half-hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning to you. it is awfully gray here downtown san francisco with airport delays over an hour. the overcast right down on the bridge now. with some mist and drizzle being reported, you may need your wipers. with the cloud cover, it is mild. 65 san jose, 64 redwood city, 61 half moon bay thereof is a weak weather system that's providing the extra lift and the moisture this morning. so for the next couple of hours we will be inundated with the clouds. maybe a little bit of sprinkle activity through about 9:00, 10:00. then clouds scour out. we will be left with a few high clouds, and temperatures today will be just a little bit cooler. that sea breeze will be picking up out of the west, up to 20 miles an hour. so a slight chance this morning. then we are talking about slow warming throughout the rest of the week. i'll have that seven-day outlook
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a bit later. carolyn. >> ms. argen, thank you. the countdown is on to the bay bridge closer. the bridge will close in just three more days, late wednesday, august 28th. the bridge, with its new eastern span, will reopen by tuesday, september 3, the day after labor day. a.c. transit is offering extra bus service to some east bay bart stations during the closer. bart will be operating trains around the clock. san francisco bay ferry is expanding its schedule. if you have to drive during the shut down, download abc7's exclusive waze traffic appear. you can find complete information on our website at to help move traffic, a toll lane is being converted to fast track only. this is a live look at the toll plaza where the three
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farthest right-hand lanes at the toll plaza are closed this weekend for that work. the toll lane closers run through 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. today activists will form a picket line in san francisco to protest russia's anti-gay propaganda law. today's protest follows other demonstrations nationwide picket line in san francisco to protest russia's anti-gay propaganda law. today's protest follows other demonstrations nationwide san francisco, protesting anti-gay laws in russia. earlier this month demonstrators poured vodka on the sidewalk in front of city hall as a part of a growing boycott of russian products. it starts this morning at st. nicholas russian orthodox church on 15th street in san francisco. space, the final frontier, and one that california hopes can bring new business to the state. california lawmakers are trying to get a jump on other states to woo new space companies to set up shop here. there is currently a bill in sacramento that would protect manufactures of spaceships and parts suppliers from liability in most cases if a traveler
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would get hurt or killed on a voyage. several other states have already passed similar laws. >> a lot of people may not know that thousands of children suffer with arthritis. abc7 news anchor cheryl jennings learned more about that painful illness through the taylor family foundation, which hosted a camp for children with the joint disorder. in this morning's assignment 7 report, cheryl shows us the camp is a place where they can learn to manage their disease. ♪ this music therapy is the newest fun and creative way to help these children, who live with a life-long disease. they all have a form of arthritis, which was a shocking diagnosis for them and their families. >> i always thought it was only for old people, for some reason. but now that i have it, now i see all these kids that have arthritis. so it's kind of like changed my mind.
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when i was young, but it's gotten a lot better. this is like a different version of arthritis. >> i would say arthritis is just in its simplest form, inflammation of the joint, and that can include swelling, it can include redness. >> these youngsters are among the growing number of children who are finding their way to the free summer camp provided by the taylor family foundation in livermore. each camp is individually designed for the children's special needs. >> we work closely with the doctors, the nurses, the counselors, the camp directors, and we huddle and we meet and we talk about what does their camp look like for the best experience. >> the name of this camp is spanish for miracle. it's the only camp in northern california designed for children 8 to 13 with juvenile arthritis and related auto immune disorders. >> the model of the cam, kids
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get arthritis too. a lot of us don't even know that, but the numbers of staggering. 3,000 kids in the bay area, 38,000 in california, and nearly 300,000 across the rest of the country. those are just of the kids they know about. >> girls are affected more than boys. we usually see about two-thirds girls, one-third boys. i don't think they know why yet. they are still looking for a cause and cure. >> in basketball when i jump it hurts my knees and sometimes when i shoot my elbow hurts. >> daniel is now twelve. he started showing symptoms when he was three, but nobody thought to look for arthritis. he started limping as he got older and was finally diagnosed two years ago by a specialist. >> my fingers do get sore. >> 13-year-old lindsay was diagnosed with systemic arthritis when she was three. but it took time to figure out. >> i always thought like i had bone tumors are leukemia so it was really scary for my parents. >> the kids share information about medications, injections and sad stories from outside camp because they can't keep up
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with school activities or because they look different. >> so what happens if you don't take your medicine? >> usually my joints will hurt a little bit. like if i write or something like that, it will hurt here. oh, i get puffy. >> it's challenging in a lot of our children facing it on a daily basis. >> i was so scared they might make fun of me, so i never said it. >> what do you want kids to know now about this disease. >> that it's really hard, really hard disease and you shouldn't make -- shouldn't make fun of people who have it. >> here kids get to run and jump at their own pace, if they are able. they also get to share something special, making friends who understand them. cheryl jennings, abc7 news. the taylor family foundation's day in the park fundraiser is today from 11:30 to 5:00 p.m. at camp arroyo. we have more information on our
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website under "see continue to tv." up next on the abc7 sunday morning news, it was an unforgettable moment in the civil rights movement. you will hear stories from two bay area men who were with dr. martin luther king, jr. for the march on washington with the 50th anniversary just a few days away. here's a live look from our mt. tam cam. rather odd, but a beautiful shot there of the sunrise. a cool day is on tap. lisa argen will have you
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the 50th anniversary of the march on washington is wednesday. but some commemorations have already again, including thero tracing of the steps yesterday at the ceremony in the nation's capitol. i talked with two men who were there 50 years ago, one a close advisor to dr. king, who was honored last week at usf, the other a well-known local activist. >> it's been described as both a protest and celebration. the march on washington, august 28, 1963, was a pivotal moment in the civil rights movement. >> what did it feel like to be in the middle of that? >> it felt like -- it felt like
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something was going to not only happen, but that i was in it and made me realize that i was about -- upon something that was going to really make history. >> now 83 years old, reverend cecil williams said it was thrilling to be in the crowd of 250,000 moved by the now famous "i have a dream" speech. >> once that had been said and the message had begun, i said, that's it, i'm going to san francisco now. >> reverend williams had just been assigned to glide church and was moving that month to san francisco. this picture he provided shows the then 33-year-old challenging unequal education for black students in the city. he said his activism, which endures to this day, was inspired by dr. king. standing on the stage near dr. king was dr. clarence jones, mlk's close friend and legal
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advisor. he even helped draft part of the famous speech. >> when dr. king spoke on august 28, 1963, he was speaking as the morale compass of america. he was speaking to the conscience of america. >> jones is now a professor at usf. >> i want to celebrate the dream, and i also want to have the chance to kick butt, when necessary, for those interfering with the dream. >> speakers said things have not changed in 50 years because today's struggle is still all about justice. >> because it really is about economic justice. it's about housing justice. it's about racial justice. it's about healthcare justice. it really is about justice. how can we be of service to justice today?
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>> members of the lgbt community, who put together the rally, also paid homage to a gay man who was a confidant to dr. king who helped organize the 1963 march. lisa argen is here now to talk about the accuweather forecast for the rest of the month. >> yes, that's right. it's going to be nice and quiet. no big surprises. although this morning it's pretty gray out there. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. look how low that fog is. not only poor visibility, we have moisture out there due to an incoming weak weather system. we will let you know if you will see raindrops in your neighborhood in a moment. >> also ahead, the a's snap is three-game losing streak in baltimore to gain some ground on the first-place rangers. mike shumann has the highlights
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>> all you have to do is take a look over your shoulder and see the grayness. >> yeah, pretty murky out there. we will see the fog evaporate and it should be a good afternoon. live doppler 7hd shows we have the low clouds and doing and a couple live shots will confirm the mid-level cloudiness out there. sun sets at 7:49. the winds will kick up this afternoon behind the system. clouds have reduced visibility to about two miles over on the east bay. from our exploratorium camera,
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the bay bridge, temperatures milder this morning. 65 in san jose with cloudy skies usually in the 50s. los gatos at 52. san francisco airport delays over an hour at 61 degrees. another look downtown and you will see that we are pretty gray out there. but we will get sunny and breezy downtown this afternoon. 55 in santa rosa, with 63 in napa. so that is quite a bit of warmer than yesterday morning. 63 concord with 66, though, in livermore. here's mt. tam. the low clouds, and the marine layer yesterday was compressed at about 1200 feet. any it's sitting at about 1600 feet. so we are looking at more dense fog. the fog is a little bit more widespread. look at the mid-level clouds, a little bit of energy out there, as well. perhaps a few sprinkles this morning. a slight chance of showers. but really we will look for a partly cloudy morning, turning sunny and looking at that gradual warming trend throughout the rest of the month.
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here's a look at where we are sitting this morning. compared to yesterday, we are 8 degrees warmer in mountain view, san jose and livermore. napa really the big winner with numbers much warmer. but they were down into the 40s yesterday. throughout the day today we will look for the clouds to slowly lift. it's all due to the area of low pressure, sending most of the moisture to the north of us up into oregon. but mount shasta and the sacramento valley could see a few light showers, as well as the mountains. but as it lifts north, the breeze kicks up in the afternoon. we've got the dense smoke advisory. still hazy conditions in the sierra nevada with 74 today. reno also looking at poor air quality. so kind of a health hazard here. yosemite, clear conditions. 90 today. 96 in fresno. looking at tropical storm that will bring up a lot of moisture in the days ahead into southeastern california. showers and thunderstorms will be moving up from the south from
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los angeles through palm springs by monday, into tuesday. 72 in fremont today. little change there with low 80s in livermore. oakland 70 with sunshine. 77 napa, 59 half moon bay. this afternoon if you are headed to the ballgame, we are looking at numbers in the 60s. it will be breezy with temperatures climbing through the mid-to upper 60s throughout the afternoon with the sun today. one of the cooler days of the next seven. a little warmup tomorrow and we will look for more sun with the warmup coming into play mainly in the middle of the week. 60s, 70s, and upper 80s around the bay with maybe a cool down into the labor day weekend. >> all right. you were talking about the ballgame, you were meaning the giants? >> yes, right. >> well, there is also the 49ers playing. they are playing, anyway, at candlestick park, going up against the vikings. this is the final preseason game at home and check off is at 5:00
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p.m. this morning the a's close out their series in baltimore after snapping a three-game losing streak yesterday. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning. the a's need to get busy in september if they want to make another playoff run. oakland has lost three straight but they ended the slide yesterday in baltimore. jared parker hasn't had a loss in 15 starts. make that 16 thanks to a solid eight innings pitched, striking out five, including chris davis, who leads the league in home runs. the third, ryan flaherty. lines it to right for his eighth home run of the season. 1-0, orioles. kurt suzuki making his first start with the a's since being traded back thursday. first hit a double in the sixth for the green and gold. two minutes later, lowry knocks hem home with another double. ties the game at one. go topnotch. still tied. coco crisp took care of that. third consecutive game with a home run. a's win it 2-1. parker 8-0 in his last 16 starts. texas loss and the a's are only 2 1/2 back in the american league west.
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giants try to end a three-game slide. leaving pittsburgh. the ball dude sort of sums up the season. he had three straight mops. poor guy. not as easy as it looks. but the g-men rip off four runs in the first. buster posey starting things off with a broken bat single to the left. marco scutaro scores. 4-0 giants after one inning. they will hold on for a 6-3 victory. little league world series, effort ford, connecticut against chula vista, california for the championship. nick mora, the pitcher, struck out ten and hit a three-run homer in the second and they are headed to the championship game with a 12-1 victory. they will face the little leaguers from tokyo. they beat tijuana, mexico. that was in the international finals. top of six, tied at two. the solo home run to right center. japan wins it 3-2. the championship game is today at noon right here an abc7. first tournament of the fed ex cup playoffs in new jersey.
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the barclays. kg the par 3, 14. one bounce and in for a hole-in-one! the very next group, lefty, greg chalmers. the pitching wedge. two bounces, spins it back. another hole-in-one! back-to-back groups. that's amazing. tiger in the hunt. three birdies on the back 9. puts him 4 back at 8-under. bad back and all. this guy broke the course record with 9-under 62. he's one back. leaders kutcher and matt. a birdie putt on 6. he's 12-under. matt kutcher has the lead heading into today. 170. birdies 14 in front of the beautiful new york skyline. crowded leaderboard. kutcher and woodland the coleaders at 12-under. a lot of guys can win it in today's final round. that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann. have a great day. see you again here tonight at five. >> up next, time is running out for someone to become a millionaire. we will tell you where the $1 million ticket was purchased.
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>> here are the winning numbers from last night's $92 million power ball draw. the power number 19. no one correctly picked all six numbers. wednesday's jackpot grows to $116 million. time is running out for one
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lucky powerball winner in new york. today is the deadline to come forward with a winning power ball ticket worth $1 million. it was sold at a westchester county deli back on august 25th of last year. winners have up to one year to claim the breeze. new york officials say the deadline will be extended by one week in case someone mailed in their ticket. so long as that ticket is postmarked by august 25th. but why would you mail it in, lisa? would you do that? >> no. >> lisa is here with the final check of your accuweather forecast. >> well, we have a pretty good-looking day. doesn't look like it right now with the low clouds. but mid-60s return for san francisco. two to four degrees cooler inland with lower 80s. cloudy start, partly to mostly sunny this afternoon, and tomorrow we will make up the difference with the cooling we are getting today. then warmer the middle of the week >> all right. that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler, along with
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lisa argen. abc7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. "good morning america" is up next. we will be back in about half an hour with a local news update. have a good sunday, everyone!
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