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if you recently had a heart attack, ask your doctor if brilinta is right for you. my heart is worth brilinta. if you can't afford your medication, astrazeneca may be able to help. live where you live, this a bc 7 news. the man accused of a deadly shooting rampage in a maryland newsroom was in court today for the first time. meantime, we're learning more about the victims, wendy winters, a special publication editor describing herself as a proud navy mom, and editorial page gerald fishman, and john, a staff writer tocovering sports, and rebrebecca smith had just started, and robert is being remembered as a mentor to young reporters. this morning, we're also
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learning that to employees wounded yesterday had been released from the hospital. abc has the other new developments in the tragedy. >> reporter: the search continues with no help from the 38-year-old ramos, accused of shooting and killing five people at the gazette. >> this was a targeted attack. we can't fathom why this person chose to do this. >> reporter: the call came in 2:30 p.m. thursday. >> several shots fired. possible shotgun. >> we brought to the judge's attention the evidence that suggested a coordinated attack, barricading of a back door, and the use of a tactical approach in hunting down and shooting the innocent victims in this case. >> reporter: president trump spoke about the tragedy. >> journalists like all americans should be free from
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the fear of being violently attacked while doing their job. >> reporter: the retired editor of the gazette said for years the suspect threatened the paper on social media since a report on his guilty plea in a stalking case in 2011. >> we asked the police to pursue a comment in which he wished me dead. >> reporter: the gazette going to press this morning covering the story, honoring the victims. wendy winters, editorial page editor, gerald fishman, john, sports reporter, and smith, and robert. the suspect was hiding under a desk. in 2012, he sued the paper for defamation for the coverage of the stalking case, and the lawsuit was dismissed. abc news, annapolis. and a go fund me site is raising money to help families pay for medical expenses and funerals. more than 129,000 has been
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raised so far and the goal is $150,000. the staff will be consulted before money is spent. we have a link on the website, bak news from san francisco's financial district. firefighters are on the scene of a building fire near front and jackson streets. this is video received. the building that caught fire was undergoing renovation. this is the same building where a greek restaurant is located on the ground floor. they successfully put out the fire and are investigating why the blaze started. no injurieshappening today, rel new information about a 43-year-old cold case murder. the 72-year-old steve crawford killed himself yesterday as deputies knocked on the door. dna testing linked crawford to the stanford chapel murder, and crawford was a campus security
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guard and one who found perry's body. >> there was no dna at the time of the murder, of course, but then there had been enhanceme m in capabilities so we continued to submit evidence to the crime lab and came from an item of her clothing. >> reporter: authorities say crawford was always a suspect but never enough evidence to charge him. the sheriff's office said it's not found any evidence sunlighting perry and crawford knew each other. new this morning, san francisco police investigate a suspicious death in the castro. they were called to 18th and castro streets before 1:00 this morning. officers found a man on the ground unresponsive and pronounced dead later at a nearby hospital. the cause of death is unknown. new this morning, a beach known for its beauty and all night raves is getting a new life. abc 7 news reporter matt keller is live with the details, matt? >> reporter: hi, alexis, this is
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my view, a beautiful spot along the coast here. the peninsula open space trust purchased 58 acres of land next to the creek beach right here, just minutes ago, a press conference with state senators and assembly protempt and mark burrman are touring the beach. the funds will go to create the beach county park, a trail, parking, restrooms, a ranger, and restoration at a beach known for all-night parties and no facilities to accommodate people. there's a public ride away to martin's beach. a millionaire bought 89 acres of coastline a decade ago and blocked public access to martin's beach. he kept the gate closed to a private road used for beach access. the state is now funding the possibility down the line that the road will be taken over using imminent domain. >> we also made progress in this
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budget for martin's beach, not far down the street and establish a $1 million fund that the state lands commission accepting donations that can be used to purchase the road leading to martins beach. we all share the desire to have that gate open sun up to sun down. >> reporter: the asked the u.s. supreme court to review the case, and the beach, work on the park could begin in september. reporting live along the coast, matt keller, abc 7 news. d >> thank you, matt. the beach is the place to go today or this weekend to beat the heat. mike nicco is tracking the warmup. we're all jealous of matt's assignment, right? >> the worst thing that happens is sunburn. >> yes. >> great job there, matt. oh, hi, good morning, hi, everybody. let's look how we compared to 24 already 8 degrees w
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neighborhoods. here numbers. th neighborhoods in the 80s. you can see in fairfield, east bay valleys other than livermore 78. 80s, upper 60s in san francisco, 68 warmer than average after 67 degrees. next two days, drink water, wear light colored and loose fitting clothing, do not leave kids or pets inside the cars and take precaution, a lot of precaution. find the shade. we have issues up in the north bay, containment lines, well, the weather's affecting those because it's going to be hotter and also windy, especially in the pawnee fire in lake county. because of this, there's a red flag warning out right now. you see the coast from 11:00 this morning, so it just went into effect. the worst fire conditions through about 5:00 a.m. sunday morning and then we got one also for the north bay mountains that starts at 11:00 this evening to
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11:00 tomorrow evening, that's when the fire danger is the highest. the fire burned 13,700 a h not . that's good. they lifted more evacuation orders as flames move away. the pawnee fire destroyed so far 22 structures, some of them, up fortunately, homes. >> okay, thank you, mike. happens today, the case of oakland's deadly ghost ship fire back in court. derek and max harris are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter from the december 2016 warehouse fire. if convicted, they each face up to 39 years in state prison. the attorney says a plea bargain is at least a possibility ahead of a jury trial set to begin july 16th. we reported they rejected the offer from the attorney's office of 18 years in prison. settlement talks are set to continue today. napa says a a 9-year-old boy
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was hurt when the clothes caught fire in a science experiment at summer camp. the city says it hired the week long chemistry camp, but there was an accident in a planned project. the boy was taken to the hospital and then transferred by helicopter to uc davis burn center where he's being treated. the fire department is investigating what led up to the accident. well, if you were traveling this weekend, this holiday weekend, like right here out of sfo, you will not be alone, and consider this your heads up. tsa warns today may be the busiest travel day ever. a lot of people are planning to take an extended 4th of july holiday because it falls in the middle of the week. according to bloomberg, 2.6 million people expected to fly today and 5.4 million are expected to travel this weekend. that's almost 300,000 more than last year's all-time high. well, today is the day toys "r" us is officially closing, and the deep discounts you can
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expect. plus, a lot of hard work and nearly a million dollars later, four newly refurbished tennis
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i we worked with pg&eof to save energy because wenie. wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights! those three young ladies were teaching the whole school about energy efficiency. we actually saved $50,000. and that's just one school, two semesters, three girls. together, we're building a better california.
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the chain left messages on the website and twitter page that says, "play on, thanks, customers," and asked them not to grow up. check out toys "r" us twitter page, stay tuned here for news and information on the next chapter for geoffery and the brand. #tobecontinued. several tennis courts got an upgrade. they have been resurfaced thanks to a big kndonation. jessica castro checked out the new improvements. >> reporter: no scuffs on the courts. they just got a makeover. i got a chance to test them out before the open to the public. >> this is certainly the highlight of the park. >> reporter: the courts at mountain lake park in the richmond are the latest to be resurfaced. >> we expect them to be open by the july 4th holiday, so very soon. >> reporter: it's thanked to this nonprofit called san francisco for sports and recreation. >> incredibly important for the
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community. the department runs a lot of programs for children at different facilities. >> reporter: his nonprofit gave the city a large grant. >> the grant received from san francisco for sports and recreation was $864,000, and we anticipate resurfacing 20 tennis courts with the grant. >> reporter: money came from a feud in 2016 with a developer of a private tennis club. hundreds of people signed a petition to prevent the private club from closing, and after the public attention, developers had a change of heart. >> and they agreed to rebuild our tennis club at the current site with 12 indoor courts, but because we lost 12 outdoor courts there today, they agreed to channel money into public facilities to restore tennis courts so that's where the money came from. >> reporter: there are 146 tennis courts in all of san francisco. so far, they've already done more than 10%. the next locations planned are in silver terrace.
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jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> she is talented, isn't she? thank you for that. mike nicco says it's hot this weekend. we have ideas to cool off. talking about ice cream, mike? >> oh, that would be very nice on a day like today. let's open up the weather window, and when you wake up to sun in san francisco in the middle of summer, you know it's going to be warmer than average. about 6 degrees warmer than average to 15 degrees warmer on the peninsula. this is not even the hottest
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now your accuweather forecast with mike nicco. >> hello, there, the golden gate bridge, in shortage of beautiful
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pictures at this 11:00 hour on a friday, and you can see the breezes having not kicked in yet. there's a lot of people joining you there if you walk across today. the temperature will top out at 65 degrees, but it will get breezy through the next couple hours. all right, sunny, vigorous warming today, seeing stars tonight, not as mild as the last couple nights, and dropping below average after we get through the heating trend caused by the area of high pressure. the air is sinking, and when that happens, it compresses heat and pushes sea breezes up to the north. now, we'll have a little of a breeze. you can see down south of the bay bridge across the bridge coming west at 30 miles per hur. it'll start at noon to 9:00. that's prime time to be on the bay. be careful heading out there. wear the life jacket. 81 with the breezes from the bay, and no effect in morgan hill with low 90s there, and 77 in santa cruz with the sun. 76 in milbray today, everyone
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else in the low to mid-80s, even with the breeze in the peninsula. 60s at the coast, downtown, south san francisco, low to mid-70s, and going to the jazz festiv festival? it's warm, 80s, and comfortable sunday at 71 degrees. to the north bay, 78 degrees, definitely low to mid 90s in the valleys. east bay, low to mid-80s. oakland close at 78 degrees. th a's are back in town tonight. it's bark at the park. if you have the special ticket, you can bring your dog with you. yeah. that's fun. 69 dropping to 59 at the end of the game. it feels like the county fair weather now with the temperatures soaring up to about 91 at 3:00 after opening. right now, at 7:00, and 57 at 11:00.
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look at the sun in san jose, that's the shark tank. temperatures are 60s, 70s, and 80s. coast, bay, anden inland. we'll be well down the scale at midnight. 55 at the coast, mid-60s elsewhere. in fact, mid 50s to upper 60s for most neighborhoods, but the lack of sunshine or lack of clouds at the coast means half-moon bay is 48 degrees for the cool spot. tomorrow is hotter. i know a lot of us are wanting to be outside just remember to take it easy. find the shade, sunscreen, and drink water before being thinksty. there's a change in temperature sunday along the coast, and it moves inland monday. by the time we get to wednesday, temperatures are a little bit below average. >> okay. three days of heat. >> okay. >> and one real intense day. >> absolutely. >> okay. we can handle that, thank you, mike. >> you bet. looking for something fun and tastied too this weekend, we have you covered, mike and
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natasha has ideas from our partners at hoodline. >> we have lots of delicious fun ways to celebrate, and the japan festival is in san francisco. a sweet nutella filled waufl in the -- waffle filled dessert. there's obsession for perfection. the iron is more than 400 degrees, cooked for three minutes, and then there's the ideal swirl. >> you're seeing that you fired people over there? >> well, we always do trial, a couple days -- a lot of people, they try it, they want to take a picture of it. >> reporter: yeah, it's about the instagram, right? they sell 400 of these a day, and they are expecting much more this weekend on japan day. sample lavender honey ice cream for free. ♪ >> that's a japanese hand drum, one of the many workshops, life performances, and activities.
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at noon sunday, there's drums, dance, and martial hart arts. >> it's a wonderful time and hands on learning. what's better than live music and learning the japanese culture. >> and it's totally free, you can't go wrong. >> reporter: if you are feeling swanky, this is a wonderful way to celebrate the 4th of july. fdr's presidential venture. you can board in oakland and sail the bay sunday. hand crafted cocktails, dancing, '20s and '30s outfits encouraged. go to our website to be linked up with hoodline. have fun. abc 7 news. cat lovers, don't miss your chance to adopt the cutest combo and why these two will make the purrrfect pet.
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we're on 24/7 on the news app and we posted firework shows and events. if you log on from your phone, also be sure to download our abc 7 news app for breaking news alerts and tune in for the latest news and weather here on the next newscast, abc7 news at 4:00. it's friday. we are doubling the fun with this week's perfect pet segment.
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mike, who do you have for us today in. >> oh, yes, we have not one, but two adorable cats looking for a forever home. hi again, everybody. and one is literally cutie. this is adrian and cutie. they are hiding in the tube. playful. 9-year-old male cats who lived to the forever. they need to be adopted together because of that in a home with no other pets also. they want you all to themselves. they are said to be extremely friendly and playful, adore attention, of course, and the best friends are indoor cats only. if you are falling in love, call the number on the screen adrian is the black one. right there. >> i have a feeling your cat, oreo, at home is probably a little jealous right now? >> he doesn't like this segment. >> okay. from us here at abc 7 news,
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thank you for joining us. and "who wants to be a millionaire" is next. this is the santa cruz camera, gorgeous day to go to the beach and warm temperatures over the weekend to enjoy it. have a great weekend. thank you for joining us and have a great day.
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