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will we be saying mayor breed or mayor leno? there's a razor thin lead and fewer than 1,200 votes giving leno the current lead. thank you for joining us. take a look at the most up to date numbers on the screen right now. leno holding that very slight lead, essentially 50/50 right now. all because of an unusual voting system that only a handful of cities use. abc7 news reporter cornell live at city hall and everyone talking about ranked choice voting today. >> reporter: yeah. they are, natasha. hello. that is big stunner for the
mayor's race. nobody would imagine it's so close. london breed considered by many to be the favorite here and mark leno slowly moving ahead here. thanks to rank choice voting. many san franciscans woke up hoping to have an idea who the next mayor will be. instead, they have to -- >> wait, wait. >> hey, everybody! >> reporter: late on election night, supervisor london breed was all smiles for the strong 10-point lead ahead of former state senator mark leno. she talked about the vision for the city. >> i'm talking about proposing things that are bold and hopefully make the difference that people want to see. we need to address homeless nns a different way, not the bureaucratic way. >> reporter: but hours later, new returns put leno in first place by a razor-thin margin, 50% to 49% mostly thanks to top rank voting. candidates with the least
eliminated in rounds until there's a winner. leno and jane kim campaigned together and encouraging each other's supporters to list the other as the second place choice. usc berkeley political science expert said that paid off for leno with 70% of kim's second place votes. >> in rank choice you have a first and second place choice and so obviously what leno and kim did ended up helping leno a lot. >> i did get my second vote to jane and i think she gave her second vote to me because we both agree that it is time for fundamental change. >> reporter: no matter the outcome the winner will be caamican wom y.eest the office. leno, the first openly gay man to take theff no word fro london breed's campaign. mark leno will talk about the lead later today. next round of election results updated at 4:00 p.m. today. mail-in ballots accepted as late
as friday and could be days or weeks before we know a winner here. live in san francisco, cornell barnard, abc7 news. >> thank you. a lot of us surprised overnight. if you aren't clear of ranked choice voting works, head to abc7 news.com. we have an explainer on the front page. as for california's governor, newsome and cox are the two to move to the general election in november. here's the breakdown of results. newsome with 33% of the votes there. cox with 26% and 98% of precincts reporting. gavin newsome held a watch party here in san francisco and in the victory speech he shared his vision with the crowd. >> we are the most prosperous state in america and also the poorest. california dream will never be realized until every californian is sharing it. it's about equity. it's about sustainability. it is about time. >> former l.a. mayor finished third in the race.
the democrat endorsed newsome in the concession speech. republican john cox wasted little time going after newsome after declaring a second place victory. >> mr. newsome made it clear he wanted to run against me instead of another democrat. well, as i told him in san jose at the debate, be careful, mr. newsome, be careful what you wish for. >> among attacks, cox called newsome part of the status quo and criticized him for the sanctuary state policy and the gas tax increase. more results are posted on our website. that's where you can stay up to date as more votes are being counted and coming in. we'll have more election coverage here on abc7 later in this half hour. right now, an unusual push, google employees say they want executive pay tied to progress on diversity. they're sharing a proposal today. matt keller live for us in
mountain view. that's not the only thing asked for today. >> reporter: natasha, in fact, demands of google. today, they went directly to the investors to get their message across. >> good morning. how are you this morning? >> good. >> thank you. have a good day. thank you. >> reporter: the community activists handed out fliers for people driving in. this is about the proposed mega campus in san jose. they say residents fear the development leads to increases in evictions, homelessness and displacement. they want google to contribute to an affordable housing fund and support stronger policies for tenant rights. >> we believe they have a right to know what's happening in terms of tech development and the impact on the community and they have a responsibility, as well, to use their power within the company to ensure that google acts and really responds to the impact that they're having in the communities. >> reporter: google's public
affairs manager responded to the protests saying they want an open dialogue with the san jose community regarding the proposed development and said we're listening to and working with the community and government official who is know san jose best to be part of the solution for the concerns surrounding housing, gentrification, displacement and employment opportunities. the next meeting on the development is scheduled for may 23rd. live in mountain view, matt keller, abc7 news. >> thank you. now a crazy crash just after 6:00 this morning at the location on a map near golf links road and anza avenue. police say the driver ran into brush, went airborne and slammed into the house. neighbors called 911. tey caught up with him and when they say he started assaulting medics, firefighters and police. one officer had to be taken top. the driver was also taken to the hospital to be evaluated. meanwhile, check out what was happening in san jose this morning. that car slamming into the back
of a fire engine around 2:30 this mornin on capital expressway. engine 24 responding to a vegetation fire at the time. the nissan sped through and crashed into the area. firefighter had to jump out of the way in the the nick of time. the driver was extricated from the car. new at 11:00 a.m., a judge sentenced reuben foster to probation after pleading no contest to a misdemeanor assault rifle possession charge. the weapon charge stems from the arrest in february when police say they found the rifle with a magazine at the home during the investigation of domestic violence claims by his ex-girlfriend. she later recanted the claims and the charges filed against him were dropped last month. foster may still face consequences for the arrest. espn reporting that foster could face a multi-game suspension. questions about citizenship on the census. the action this morning against
the controversial proposal. and voters recalled the judge that handed down a controversial sentence. this morning, we have his response to the ballot box decision. who decided to recall summer? not here for a couple of days. look at the temperatures taking a look at the beautiful golden gate bridge. five to 11 degrees below average. but when the heat comes back, it could if you're looking for an incredible selection of the brands you love, this season's newest trends ♪ you gotta go to ross you'd pay at departmen dad! hiding when i was supposed to be quitting. i thought, i should try something that works. i should try nicorette. nicorette mini relieves sudden cravings fast. anytime. anywhere.
back now to the election coverage. senator dianne feinstein advancing to the november ballot in a crowded field and confirmed to face fellow democrat and form former state senate president kevin deleon. she got 44% of the vote. he got 11%. the closest republican by the way james bradley finished with less than 9% of the vote. now moving to san jose, the decisive win and expected to remain mayor with 75% of the vote. 100% of the precincts reporting. steve brown with 15% of the vote. one ballot decision here in the bay area with attention nationwide this morning. the recall of judge aaron per ski in santa clara county, he sentenced stanford student turner to a six-month jail sentence. and take a look at the results this morning. it shows voter said yes on the recall. 60% with precincts reporting at
96%. abc7 news spoke to both sides including the law professor who launched the recall campaign. first, though, how the judge is handling the loss. >> he's handling it just fine. he's a good person and he understands what has happened. it saddens me. his job was taken away by people that feel there's no need of an independent judiciary and lost the job for doing a good job. >> this victory not just for emily doe but for girls everywhere. to girls everywhere, we are with you. >> he is the first california judge recalled from the office since 1932. the 56-year-old will step off the bench as soon as his successor is sworn in. moving to san francisco, prop e did pass. you can see 68% of voters voting yes on that. 100% of precincts reporting. they said yes to banning the sale of flavored tobacco and
nicotine products. regional measure 3 looks like it pass, as well. paying higher tolls on all bay area bridges except for the golden gate and $3 more over 6 years. take a look at the results right now on the screen. 54% of you voting yes on that. 46% voting no. 81% of precincts reporting right now. that increase to ap a dollar at a time over several years and estimated to raise $4.5 million to fund transportation projects to improve traffic congestion and mass transit. >> certainly i would like to see bart get its act together and if those cars will help, that's a good thing. >> i don't understand why it just keeps going up and up and up and traffic is worse not improved. >> they need a simple majority to pass. new this morning, aclu suing to stop plans to add a question about citizenship to the20 census. in the suit, the aclu says
racial hostility behind the march announcement to add a citizenship question for the first time since 1950. lawyers claim it intentionally discriminates and increase fear in immigrant communities. outside lands unveile full full daily lineup. what you need to know before tickets go on sale tomorrow. 90s and 100s in the forecast and before that we have graduations to take care of. fremont high school, the tigers today in oakland. temperature's in the low 60s with plenty of sunshine but it's going to be breezy.
flonase. scientists say may was one of the warmest on record. in fact, it shattered all sorts of records across the u.s. except for here, of course. the national oceanic and atmospheric administration reported may's temperatures above five degrees warmer than average and broke the monthly record set way back in 1934 in the dust bowl years. minneapolis, who thinks of heat thinking of minneapolis? they hit 100 degrees. of course, climate change, scientists say, played a role with other factors. all right. for us, may was unusually cool, wasn't it? we got off to a warm start in june. look at this. going back to being cool once again today and tomorrow. highs, push and pull and goes up and down on a daily basis. and before we get that heat wave
building in. sfo, delays earlier. call ahead. pioneer high school, mustangs graduating about 6:30. who thought you would be in the 60s and dropping into the 50s during service? and we have got one more. let's head on down to leyland high school, the chargers graduate a couple of hours earlier and the little milder with temperatures running in pe. you'll drop down into the mid-60s. congratulations to everybody involved. be careful tonight. we have mid to upper 50s around the bay and 60s developing in the south bay. east bay valleys and the north bay. the breezes, the big story on why we are so much cooler and cranked up the small craft advisory at 11:00 through 9:00. watch for the winds out of the west/southwest at 30 miles per hour. here's a look at the activity planner. you can see that exercises in the breezes bringing it comfortable conditions and low humidity. look what they do over any type of water, the ocean or the bay. blustery and choppy.
it's a cool one. at least temperature-wise at the game. at at&t park. yeah. wrappi diamondbacks. 59 degrees at 12:45. warming to 61. remember, if you're in the sun for too long, high burn factor today. 25 minutes without any protection, yeah, you could end up red. temperature in san francisco today, 61. and some 70s as you head into the north and east bay valleys. next 12 hours, no summer heat anywhere. activities in the evening hours, sitting around watching the kids run around and stay warm, you need a blanket in the mid to upper 50s and then the mid-50s by midnight falling down pretty steady temperatures all week. upper 40s to mid-50s. accuweather forecast, could be drizzle tomorrow morning in the commute and lock in a cool air mass once again and friday jumping up. push and pull. no saturday. we warm up sunday and then not stopping. look at monday and tuesday we
start to push near 100 inland and warmer after that. >> it is coming back. but you know, cool and breezy at at&t park means you get to eat more thnachos and hot dogs. that's science, mike. >> i'll see you there. we want to turn to a devastating situation in guatemala. they're evaluating whether it's safe to resume search for survivors and victims after yesterday's volcanic activity. a column of smoke was rising from the volcano of fire. they warned of activity at that time. authorities say the window is now closing for the hope of finding anyone of the 200 or so people still missing. the death toll currently stands at 75. we have new details this morning concerning the u.s./north korean summit in singapore. both sides agreeing on a location. the kapela hotel. the summit in six days. president trump is lowering expectations of securing a
nuclear deal at the summit and stressing the process would likely take longer than a single meeting. facebook meanwhile dealing with another data controversy this morning. the company gave access to user information. one of them wihuawei is flagged. they denied any wrongdoing. facebook said it's closely monoing the relationship and has approved anything the company's built. the social network company said through the yores it has data sharing deals to improve user experience. dub nation, time to sport your blue and gold. what to expect in game three of the nba finals tonight. and a big question, will andre iguodala come off that bench?
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if you have been waiting for single day outside lands tomorrow is your chance nor tickets. jackpot jackson is sunday night headline act and will close out the festival. single day tickets cost about $150 each and if you miss out g admission passes and cost $325 each. the annual music festival is scheduled the take over golden gate park starting on friday, august 10th. the high school years,
former 49er quarterback kouk coming to tv. a director told "vanity fair" she is working on a comedy series about his high school days, a comedy series. these days kaepernick is known for being the first nfl player to kneel in the national anthem to protest. the nfl recently instituted a rule banning players from kneeling on the sidelines during the anthem. dub nation waiting to find out if andre iguodala will return tonight in cleveland for game three of the nba finals. the warriors upgraded him to questionable at this point. he's missed six games with a bone bruise in the left knee. golden state will try to take a commanding 3-0 lead in the best of 7 series. no team by the way ever come back to win a title after trailing 3-0. the warriors will have an official watch party at oracle arena. tickets are $20. take a look at this team's spirit. our abc7 team jumping for joy
after landing in cleveland tonight. this ahead of tomorrow night's game three or tonight's game three between the warriors and cavaliers. and by the way that's randy and abe the photographers, too. abc7 is the only place to watch the nba finals by youtube tv. we have a pregame show starting at 5:00. abc coverage starts at 5:30. tip-off at 6:00 and then stay with us for toyota after the game. they say they make the call for iguodala right at the last minute. steve kerr saying an hour ago. let him warm up and then make the decision. we have to see. >> throwing in suspension. >> they are. >> did you see dion? >> got big air there. impressive. >> i guess she had to be a cheerleader at one time. >> she cheerleads us all the time. >> i hope she has fun and looks like great weather for the folks over there. she met people from sunny vaval >> that's what we like about
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>> welcome, everybody, to american pride week, where each day, we're saluting our country's unsung heroes, truly some of the most inspiring people you're ever going to meet. and $1 million would be a great way to pay them back for all their hard work. so let's play "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] hey, everybody, welcome to the show. are you so happy to be here today? [cheers and applause] because it's american pride week, so let's welcome our first american pride contestant who keeps our streets safe. she's from houston, texas, officer mandy arroyo. [cheers and applause] how you doing? >> good. i'm good. nervous. >> american pride week: some people that do wonderful things in our country, our unsung heroes. officer, but also you taught--