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has met the department of building inspections demand. melanie. >> reporter: larry and ama, a yellow-tagged building would have meant restricted access, and that restricted access would have been set by the department of building inspection, but that's not what is happening here tonight, in part because of what you see over my shoulder, scaffolding. the other reason is 36 floors up. with a 3:00 p.m. friday deadline looming, millennial tower homeowners association made good on its promise to the city. >> crisis averted, so we're able to give db i what they wanted in terms of their demand. >> reporter: including taping up and securing the cracked millennial tower window as well as ee racketing scaffolding around the building in case of falling glass. the attorney, tom miller, says there's one demand the hoa could not meet. >> there's no way we can expect 416 units, the city has basically given us more time. >> db i sent an e-mail to the
hoa late yesterday afternoon, saying it would not take immediate enforcement action unless the situation changes. the hoa says it costs $150,000 to install the scaffolding. on top of that, there's a $12,000 monthly cost to potentially keep it here, not to mention the aesthetics of it all. >> i think it requires a bit of forbearance for all of the people in the building. >> reporter: the hoa says a permit is in process to go back in on monday and look at three units, including 36b. >> open it up and figure out what happened, what caused that crack in first place. >> reporter: meantime, it could be close to 15 weeks for a new window to replace the cracked one. the new one is being manufactured in china. so the earliest we may know why that window in 36b cracked would be early next week. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, "abc 7 news." >> all right, melanie. thank you. cal fire report out today highlights the dangers of fighting forest fires. we have learned the plane that dropped fire retardant on a
firefighter killed on the ground was flying way too low. "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freedman has seen that report and wayne joins us live from sonoma county. wayne. >> reporter: when crews are on the fire lines you might compare it to a battlefield. you might compare what happened here to the fog of war, a combination of circumstances, a crew in the wrong place at the wrong time with the disastrous result. >> we all remember the somber send-off of ba talan chief from draper, utah last month. a motorcade, an honor guard, a salute as his body returned home, and there were questions about what happened. we already knew that burchett died and three others were injured during a drop in the mendocino complex fire on august 13th. this plane may have been involved but not this pass. a report reveals the plane in too low due to an unseen rising hill. by phone here is cal fire deputy
chief scott mclean. >> the elevation changed significantly as the aircraft was coming in and it was hard to determine tu to vegetation growth. >> the chief died when when it was knocked over. the tree was 87 feet tall and 15 inches across. >> the tree came down on the chief and then there was other debris associated with the tree that came down and struck the other firefighters. >> reporter: the planes and firefighters were working to reinforce a backfire dozer line. despite a radio warning to clear the area, the utah team never acknowledged it. abc 7 reached out to the chief's family and some of the injured firefighters today. no comment from them. as to why the 747 was flying so low, we still don't know. it may have simply been it at any time know the hill was there, that the terrain was coming up. it may have sunk. it may have been led in by a spotter plane. cal fire is still investigating all of that. live in sonoma county, wayne
freedman, "abc 7 news." >> all right, wayne. thank you. well, nia wilson's family attended a court hearing for the man accused of stabbing her to death at a b.a.r.t station in oakland. "abc 7 news" was at the courthouse when wilson's family left without new answers. the suspect was expected to enter a plea but a judge delayed that until next month because cow el's attorneys say they need more information from alameda county prosecutors. they claim he attacked wilson at the station in july randomly. governor jerry brown reached for the stars in san francisco today, announcing california will build its own satellite to study climate change. >> in california with science under attack, in fact we are under attack by a lot of people including donald trump, but the climate threat still keeps growing. so we want to know what is going on all over the world, all the time. so we're going to launch our own satellite, our own satellite to figure out where the pollution is and how we're going to end
it! >> he's fired up. the governor revealed his plan on the final day of the global climate action summit. "abc 7 news" reporter lya lya la melendez joining us with more on the summit. >> reporter: it has been a busy week for governor brown, of course a proposed satellite and earlier in the week he signed a bill requiring more electric vehicles. he wants california to be carbon neutral by 2045. jerry brown pushed some boundaries. the global climate action summit would not be complete with climbologist jane good all. with a stuffed toy chimpanzee in hand she told the audience how at ten years old she fell in love with the forest after reading a book about tarzan. >> i fell in love with tarzan. was very jealous when he married the wrong jane. that was when i decided i would grow up, go to africa, live with wild animals and write books
about them. ♪ this land is your land ♪ this land is my land ♪ from california >> reporter: dave matthews' rendition of woody guthrie's signature song was timely and fitting as the global climate action summit wrapped up. many in this audience wondered if this land could ever be rescued from the effects of global warming. again, goodall made a plea for activism. >> saving the forest and restoring the forest is actually one-third of the solution and we must not let it be the forgotten solution. >> reporter: the summit, co-chaired by governor jerry brown, was meant to challenge president trump after announcing the u.s. would leave the paris agreement. that treaty sets goals to lower carbon emissions. former vice president al gore. >> every night on the television news it is like a nature hike through the book of revelation and we have to connect the dots between the cause and the
effect. >> reporter: and before matthews could sing a second song, protesters came out of the dark to criticize the governor for not doing more to stop the extraction of oil in california. >> but i will say this, you know, they can wark on their harmony but it is a good message. >> reporter: and we were able to listen to that second song. now, despite those protesters, the governor will tell you that his mission here was accomplished. california now leads the fight against global warming. i'm live in san francisco, lyanne melendez, "abc 7 news." >> thank you. this week's summit had a particular focus on climate change's impact on our oceans. i sat down with a deputy director of the packard foundation earlier on our 4:00 news today. meg caldwell says the ocean has been bearing the brunt of global warming far too long. >> what is not well-understood is the role the ocean played in shielding us from the worst
consequences of climate change. it has absorbed 90% of our atmospheric heat and annually absorbs 30% of our carbon emission. >> caldwell said this week's summit was a step forward with business leaders committing to eco-friendly policies. some of the research does by the foundation includes this fact. one in two of the breaths you take comes from oxygen produced by plants in the ocean. we have developing news on the peninsula. "abc 7 news" was on 280. check this out. when a commuter bus caught fewer in south san francisco. the highway patrol has issued a sig alert because the fire is delaying northbound drivers on 280 north of 380 interchnge. everyone on board the bus escaped safely. there's no word yet on how that fire started. the stockton deep water channel is closed the night following the report of downed power lines in the channel. the coast guard issued the order halting all navigation in the vicinity of blackslough landing through sunday night.
the closure came after a tug bar reported a crane it had on board struck the power lines causing them to fall in the channel. crews from the coast guard, pg&e as well as local sheriff's deputies were dispatched to the scene. "abc 7 news" was in golden gate park for the unveiling of the new robin williams meadow sign. >> three, two, one. >> the sign for the newly-named robin william meld owe red, share a meadow until today. former state assembly man was there for today's event as well as park officials, comics and friends of robin williams. the executive producer of comedy day, debbie durst, told us she pthey were getting started in te business. >> and he was a special part of comedy day. he would come out every year and perform if he was in town, and he became such a good friend of comedy day that when he passed away i was bereft. i thought there's got to be something i can do to honor him.
>> the efforts to rename sharon meadow began about two years ago. robin williams meadow will be chrystened on sunday with a free comedy day in the park festival running from noon to 5:00 p.m. the name of a key figure in california history will disappear from different landmarks on stanford's campus. it is removing the name from two campus buildings. the change also includes renaming a pedestrian and bicycle mall. our media partner, small. historians have been critical of sarah's treatment of native americans. next at 6:00, new scare tonight that is rattling residents in a new housing development at the old hunters point naval shipyard. plus --. i was given a choice and i came back. >> the miraculous road to recovery for a bay area server who was on the brink of death. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. a beautiful sunset right now.
there is a new scare for people in a new housing development at the old hunters point naval shipyard. the old base was known to be contaminated. despite continuing cleanup, residents were notified a radioactive item was found near their homes. "abc 7 news" anchor eric thomas reports. >> reporter: new homes continue to pop up around the 750-acre development at hunters point but
so do new worries. theo ellingtn and his wife live there. they were aware when they bought in that the soil was contaminated but they didn't know this. >> we saw a letter yesterday that indicated there was radium found in the soil. >> reporter: they were among the residents and environmental activists who gathered today at the development to complain that federal and local governments are not living up to their promise to clean up the site. >> they're flouting their responsibilities to clean this up properly, to do it safely and to do it legally. >> reporter: this is the device, what is called a deck marker used to guide ships to their berth. this doctor believes it contains radioactive radium 226, which can cause -- >> everything from itching skin, ulceration, dermatitis, cancer. >> reporter: for decades toxic chemicals from shims leached into the soil at hunters point base along with radioactive paint and contaminants from earlier tests. the navy, epa and local and state government promised the
lienup. the ellington's believe the device was found just on the other side of this fence and it is worrisome because they live right in that building and mrs. ellington is eight-and-a-half months pregnant. >> we don't know long-term effects and, you know, with a baby on the way it is really scary. >> reporter: the navy admits the deck marker was found after scanning for radiation on one parcel. quote, one anomalous reading was identified as a historical deck marker and removed by the navy. the san francisco public health department added, today we are confident that the parcel a site is safe and that the object that was found poses no risks to the residents or workers there. developer lennar says it was not found on their property. environmentalists say they will recommend that officials test everyone within one square mile for radioactive contamination. in san francisco, eric thomas, "abc 7 news." san leandro police called in extra staffing for a weekend hip-hop festival in oakland. the department made the
announcement on social media. it said the boost in officers was for any issues that might be caused such as increase in traffic. it said the music will be heard in san leandro. the city of santa cruz ordered the electric scooter company known as bird to cease and desist their operations. this according to the santa cruz sentinel. the company rents those dockless, motorized scooters. we saw a bunch in san francisco and the city pulled them off the streets. they apparently started showing up in santa cruz this week. city officials said bird did not get proper licenses prior to starting operations there. they gave bird until midnight on thursday to remove the scooters from public areas. the road to recovery after a spinal cord injury can be a difficult journey. >> however, santa cruz surfer brian edwards is inspiring others after he was left paralyzed below the neck. >> abc 7's david lieu rhee has
the start. >> reporter: brian heart the surfer is now the model rehabilitation patient. he was paralysed after crashing into the rocks while surfing in santa cruz in mid-july. the rehabilitation center at valley medical center is only two of such facilities specializing in spinal injuries. >> i have already beat the odds getting off the respirator, and getting my lungs rehabbed which is huge, because, you know, without your lungs you can't really do much. >> reporter: his occupational and physical therapists say brian's possible attitude is a cue reason he is making remarkable progress. >> he's just super motivated. he is a natural learner. he is just one of those guys, i think he is like a maverick. anything you tell him to do, he will do it. >> reporter: for someone who admits he is not tech savvy he learned to operate his cellphone with chin and voice to check out surf conditions. >> there we go. got the camera on. >> reporter: just two weeks ago he learned how to move his thumb.
he noticed leg movement today for the first time, raising hopes for the future. >> we are still waiting, hoping and examining other muscles in other parts of his body for improved sensation which would further improve his prognosis. >> his wife and other friends keep his spirits up. these get well cards we delivered from "abc 7 news" viewers were a surprise for brian. >> i never knew i had so many friends. >> reporter: his doctors say he could go home in about two weeks. in san jose, david louie, "abc 7 news." >> that's great news. >> absolutely. all right. it is time to get a check on the weather. we have fit friday. >> yes. here is sandhya patel. >> reporter: and i have great news about the weather for the weekend, larry and ama. let's look at live doppler 7 right now. there are clouds passing through the bay area but those are high-level clouds making for lovely views you are looking at from our south beach camera. low 60s. san francisco, oakland. 71 in san jose. 59 in half moon bay. is this stunning or what?
it is from our camera. low to mid 70s from santa rosa to fairfield. concord right now, 78 degrees. today temperatures did come up. we got up into the low 80s inland. low 60s, coast. tomorrow those numbers are going down. let's take a look at your planner. in the morning, there will be a few clouds and it will be crisp, 40s, 50s, noon time. clearing skies. for the afternoon, cooley and breezy with low 50s to upper 60s. look up. it is so gorgeous. snap a picture, send them to us. #abc7now. maybe your picture will be featured. here are the forecast highlights. high and low clouds tonight. a little cooler tomorrow, and it remains below average into next week. so tomorrow morning when you get going, i think you will need that extra layer. it will start out cool, low 40s all the way to the upper 50s. a few clouds around, and then for the afternoon here is how it is going to look in the south
bay. 80 in gilroy. 75, morgan hill. 73 in san jose. on the peninsula, a mild day. san mateo, 68 degrees. redwood city, 71. breezy in half moon bay, 62 degrees. downtown san francisco, 64. 61 in the sunset district. north bay, 60s near the coast and around sausalito. for the rest of you, in the 7s. well below average for this time of year. hopefully no complaints. 77 in santa rosa. in the east bay, 68 degree. oakland, 70. the sun will be shining. it will be a nice, mild day. 75 in walnut creek and livermore. 76 in fairfield. these temperatures, a good ten degrees below where they should be for this time of year. you can download the accuweather app. it is free on the app store and you can track those temperatures for your weekend plans. coming up, the weekend looks good. a little cooler and breezying tomorrow. slight warming sunday. those temperatures come up into the low 80s inland. minor ups and downs into early next week.
remaining below average, but look at the warming trend. mid to latter part of the workweek, mid to upper 80s inland. that will bring us back to where we should be for this time of year. low to mid 60s along the coastline. so you know that that warm weather we experienced in september and october was bound to come back, and it is coming back, ama and larry. >> thank you, sandhya. this may look like an ordinary plane, but right now passengers are flying on a historic flight toward europe.
the world's largest bounce house is returning to the bay area. sky 7 flew over the park in sausalito this morning. not quite all was inflated yet. the bounce house measures 10,000 square feet and 32 feet tall. here is how it looks when it is ready for bouncing. the bounce house features an obstacle course, giant slide, a dj booth and a dance floor. it is opened tonight through sunday. >> adults allowed? >> i don't know. the destination reads zurich, switzerland but a united airlines jet that left san francisco international airport made what might be a flight into the future. it was filled with some 16,000 gallons of biofuel mixed with its normal supply. this is believed to be the longest commercial flight with that high a percentage of renewable fuel. united officials say the fuels are good for business and the
environment. >> any time you reduce emissions you are able to reduce costs and so the business rationale for this is really clear, but it goes beyond the math. we are using biofuels and partnering with california companies because it makes good sense for the planet. >> the renewable fuel was manufactured in california by a company called world energy. now, earlier this week united announced a goal of becoming the first airline in the energy to cut carbon emissions in half by the year 2050. well, we have much more ahead on "abc 7 news" at 6:00. florence may be weakening, but the threat from the storm is nowhere near over. sandhya has the latest track. also, a bay area woman accusing brett kavanaugh of assaulting her decades ago. what the supreme court nominee has to shea about the shocking claims. we know how bad car break-ins are in san francisco, but see what happened
hurricane to a tropical storm this afternoon, hours after making landfall. torrential rain has caused flooding. wind gusts topped 105 miles per hour. >> i was getting antsy. i knew people need help, so -- if you got the right stuff to do it, we have saws, we have got, you know, rescue gear. we have equipment. use it, you know. so that's what i would want somebody to do for us. >> at least five people have been killed so far. hundreds of others have been rescued. some neighbors have been pitching in, doing whatever they can, even rescuing pets left behind. >> so nice of them. >> yeah. >> "abc 7 news" meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking the storm and has the latest. sandhya. >> yeah, ama and larry, look at live doppler 7. excessive rain will continue. this storm, tropical storm florence, is feeding off the energy in the atlantic ocean and just bringing in bans of heavy rain. tornado watch in effect as you will notice until 11:00 p.m.
it is weaker but it is moving so slow, westerly at three miles per hour, winds at 70 miles per hour. it will continue to move across south carolina tomorrow afternoon, weakening to a depression sunday. then the rain will continue up along the eastern seaboard as you will notice there. storm surge already above ten feet. it is expected to be up to 12 feet still, and then as we head into the rainfall potential, look at this. isolated storm totals up to 40 inches. so life threatening storm surge and catastrophic flooding is expect. larry. >> no way the ground can absorb that much water in such a short period of time. thank you, sandhya. the storm has brought us some fascinating weather images. look at this video shot by a man near charleston, south carolina. he is standing on the sand in what would normally be the ocean. the storm sucked all of the water back a couple hundred yards. >> one bay area nonprofit is already rallying to gather medical aid and personal hygiene supplies to help people in the carolinas. med share's regional director
walked us through the warehouse stocked with supplies donated by medical providers. they have partners on the ground in north carolina helping to come up with a list of what is needed most. it is expected masks, gloves and diapers will top that list. volunteers from chevron started boxing those up today. >> my mom actually lives in north carolina and is there right now with a lot of flooding, so it is home for me, but, yeah, definitely more people are calling in to want to help us out. >> med share is still trying to figure out how they'll get their supplies to the carolinas, depending on what the weather does. some local medical teams are mobilizing and will carry supplies with them. if you want to help, med share says you can come to the san leandro warehouse starting at 8:30 monday morning to drop off donations. we have details at abc7news.com. you can help by donating to the american red cross. you can make a $10 donation by texting florence to 90999. supreme court nominate brett kavanaugh is denying accusations of sexual misconduct.
those accusations come in a letter sent to senator dianne feinstein which has been turned over to the fbi. in that letter a woman from the bay area who went to high school with kavanaugh says the assault happened in the early 1980s. she claims he tried to force himself on her in a bedroom at a party, even turning up the music to drown out her screams. kavanaugh and a friend the woman claims was in the room at the time both deny the accusation. bay area residents may understand how serious a problem car break-ins are in san francisco. but despite warning signs visiting tourists don't realize how vulnerable their cars are. >> just yesterday, we were shown the lengths residents are going to do keep people from breaking into the cars. they're writing notes on the window to plead for mercy. "inside edition" came to san francisco to document the epidemic. they caught the thieves in the act. they learned firsthand how bad the problem is. wait until you see what happened to the "inside edition" team. >> it is a problem all over the
country. thieves smashing vehicle windows to steal what is inside. is there a way to keep from becoming a victim? >> reporter: they're called smash and grabs, burglars busting car windows, grabbing anything left inside. we wanted to see just how bad this nationwide problem is. so we're using this $250 speaker as bait, and what the thieves don't know is that we're going to be hiding this gps device inside of it. our other piece of bait is this michael kors purse. we will put our tracking device deep inside. and for our last trick, we rigged this car with hidden cameras. there's one here, one back there and one right here. then i drove up and parked our car at the renowned alamo square park in san francisco where tourists flock to take pictures of the famous painted lady's victorian homes. it is a notorious hot spot for
thieves. >> all right. these two are checking out the car. watch as these bonnie and clyde wannabes stroll up and peer inside our car. they wait for the sidewalk to clear. then the thief throws up his hood and he tries to bust out the front window with a glass punker but it doesn't break so he goes for the back window and -- >> there he goes. he just broke in. >> first he grabs the purse and tosses it to his female accomplice. >> he has the purse. >> take another look from this nearby survey lens camera. but he's not done yesterday. he reaches struggles to pull out our big speaker. >> i can't believe this is happening right now. >> and just like that, he walks off with it in broad daylight. wow! look at this. there's glass everywhere. time to activate our gps unit. >> we're in hot pursuit on the streets of san francisco following our stolen items through an app on our phone. our gps shows they hopped on
this local bus. we took off them when they got off at a bus stop. the chase is on. he went down there. we finally catch up to them at this subway entrance. >> i'm lisa guerrero with "inside edition." you've got my speaker right there. you just broke into our car. >> what? >> we have it on camera. you want to give it back. >> reporter: we follow him as he retreats into the subway. >> five million people will see you steal that. you can give it back or not. he refuses to give it back. >> you know what, i'm going to call my mother. >> you should call your mother. that is an awesome idea. can i talk to your mom? >> he leaves it on the ground and walks off. >> we got our speaker back. >> now, we have to find the girl. >> you may have noticed she fled the opposite way when we first caught up to them. backup on the gritty streets we hone in on the gps signal. >> the purse is in this area some -- here it is. purse is in the trash can. and the gps system is still in
it. >> reporter: this gentleman who lives in the area and didn't want to be identified showed us how his nearby security cameras captured our theft. >> it all lasted maybe 20 seconds. >> and you see this every day? >> every day. >> reporter: amazing. >> reporter: while we were in his home his cameras caught another break-in. hey, wait a second, that car looks familiar. it is our crew car. unbelievably, when we were inside conducting the interview, thieves came out here and they broke into our crew truck. check this out. they broke this window and the back window, and they stole thousands of dollars worth of our equipment. so we actually got hit twice in one day. >> last year the city of san francisco experienced 31,000 smash-and-grab thefts. less than 2% of them were solved. insurance experts say it is impossible to 100% prevent
the owners of what was supposed to be a brand-new bikini barista stand near redwood city are going to tone down their approach. >> chris wynn was there for the grand opening and explains how the two sides came the a compromise. >> reporter: at pink panthers espresso on el camino real, employees say they're having a blast on opening day. >> the girls that work here are exuberant and confident. we loving ourselves and being comfortable in your own skin. >> reporter: getting to this result was a compromise between the business owner and those that didn't see eye to eye. the executive director of the nearby st. francis center was upset when she learned about plans for the baristas to wear only bikinis on the job. >> we're not happy
objecti objectivecation for any product. >> reporter: they ask that the business cover up employees. they will wear tanks and shorts which is different than the other three other pink panthers express owe stands in california. >> the negativity was louder than positivity at this point so we decided to make changes for now and see how it ocegoes on i the future. >> reporter: if business is not good, he will consider bringing back the bikini uniform which for the most part is local. warren slocum represents the district where the stand is located. >> the community and all of us shared a common ground about values relating to this establishment as it was previously configured. >> reporter: the owner changed the names of some of the drinks to be more family-friendly. near redwood city, chris wynn, "abc 7 news." finishing the week on a high note. "7 on your side's" michael "7 on your side's" michael finncalifornia phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones.
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actually, two of those. another is a costco teal thdeals too good to pass up. let's begin at at&t park. the first deal is only available at tomorrow night's giants games against the colorado rockies. >> it is the alaska airlines two for one voucher. if you come at the 6:00 p.m. game with the rockies on saturday, the first 40,000 fans get a two for one airline voucher to fly anywhere alaska flies. >> anywhere, and alaska flies domestically nearly everywhere, including hawaii and new york. also canada and mexico. there are rules though and timing is key. >> you have until 11:59 monday night to actually book your trip, but the travel dates have to be between october 30th and february 14th. >> reporter: there are some holiday blackout days. for all of the rules go to the giants website. i'll post a link. let's head to costco. there's a deal there many will
find quite profitable. do you know about the proctor & gamble promotion? >> i do not. >> right now if you buy $100 worth of proctor & gamble products, costco will give you $25 gift certificate. >> that's amazing. great promotion. >> it is. >> should i go back? >> i misspoke. it is actually a costco card. two per family are allowed. you do have to buy $100 bucks worth. >> so you saw it. >> i did. >> did you get proctor & gamble stuff here? >> no. >> no? it doesn't work for you? >> no, no, i think $100 is a lot for a couple like us to spend. >> that takes us to the nike store which is offering a $10% discount to active military members, veterans and their family. the offer is advertised available on nike.com, but i asked at the san francisco store and was told the discount is good there, too. nike offers a 10% student
discount. you have to prove you are a student but it works, and that's only on nike.com. now, i want to hear from you. the "7 on your side" hotline is open weekdays from 10:00 a.m. till 2:00 p.m. my telephone number is 415-954-8151. you can also reach me at my facebook page and through abc7news.com. something for everyone there. >> you can get into a giants' game as little as $6 a ticket and to get a free airline ticket anywhere, that's an awesome deal. thank you, michael. >> sure. there were interesting looking clouds today across the bay area. "abc 7 news" reporter lesley brinkley captured this image along highway 13 in oakland. and a viewer, chris yeager, captured this image near piedmont, our own jude calls it a rare hole-punch clouds. i thought it was aliens arriving. but it happens when cold water droplets freeze and fall from the center of the cloud and work their ways out ward causing the hole. >> interesting. sandhya is in with an update on
the forecast for the weekend. >> that's right. i want to show you some of the pictures first. it is also known as a fall streak. this one sent in. looks like someone punched a hole through the clouds. that's why it is called a hole-punch cloud. this was posted to my facebook page, joe c. we thank you for the beautiful pictures. as we look at live doppler 7, we have high clouds passing through right now. tomorrow afternoon it is going to be a mild day but cooler than today. 64 in san francisco. 68, oakland. san mateo, and 73 degrees in san jose. if you have plans that include outdoor activities, it is going to be a little bit warmer as you look at the accuweather seven day forecast. low 60s to low 80s but still below average right on through tuesday before the warming trend really gets under way on wednesday, and then reaches -- we reach normal levels by friday or average levels, upper 80s inland, mid 60s along the coastline. if you have really been waiting for the september warmth, almost
here. larry and ama. >> thanks, sandhya. i'm in for dan. mindi bach has sports. >> we're in for each other. >> all for one, one for all. injury new? >> we have some good injury news for the sharks because they're over. the sharks are all together as jumbo joe is back. sharks training camp is open and he returns after a major knee surgery. we will check in with him. jimmy g is going to have to find another top target for the
now abc 7 sports with mindi bach. >> eric carlson did not arrive in time for the first day of training cam today, but san jose has jumbo back. he was on the ice skating, and this is the first opportunity the projected top line had to work together since thornton underwent knee surgery. he is ready to go after missing the final three months of last season and the playoffs. they're looking forward to once again skating with an elite passer like thornton. >> joe is -- you know, it is great the see him back on the ice. looking forward to continuing to kind of build throughout the course of the camp. >> even today, right back on the ice, you know, all the same things that jumbo and i have been able to do. it felt, you know, it felt very similar. >> we want to win now, and i think everybody's excited in this room and i think our fans are very excited and i think
it's a real good time to be a sharks fan. >> the 49ers will be without jimmy garoppolo's top target for the home opener on sunday. marquise goodwin is out with a deep thigh bruise. rookie pettis will get his first start. 29% of the time goodwin was targeted by garoppolo. pettis scored the 49ers only touchdown against the vikings. kyle shanahan recognizes injuries are part of the nfl but calls the loss beige deal. >> felt real good about our receivers going into this. you know, we only kept six. had to get rid of -- cut a number of guys who could have helped us but you can't keep that many. you lose a couple here and very quickly you are down to the last few and having guards and linebackers, it happens a lot. you hope you get better luck. >> the warriors celebrated the topping out of their new home in mission bay. only one beam remains to
complete the framework of the $1 billion chase center. construction workes and workers signed the beam before it was hoisted into place. recognizing the topping out of a construction project is a tradition in construction. >> today is about celebrating all of you in the vests because this is your day. this is why we are here. this is our opportunity to say thank you. three, two, one. raise the beam! >> and they did. second stop on the road trip takes them to tampa bay where they keep an actual tank of rays in the park. matt olson with a two-out single in the fourth. you see matt chap pneumonia racing around. that's the game's first run. the a's first and only run so far. the bottom of the inning, joey wendel, a two-out single of his own. that one came off edwin jackson. that ties it up at one. this is a close one, and jonathan luke roy kept it that way, doing his part. he threw out two runners strieing to steal. the game is still tied in the
bottom of the ninth with two out so it might go to extra. how do you get catch a baseball game, get a new truck and meet buster posey at once? they are raising money by raveling off his 2018 toyota tacoma. the lucky winner gets to meet him and watch from seats. there's only one day left to enter the ralph. the giants are giving away free tickets. you can get a truck, meet buster posey. >> fly to any destination you want. will they win a game? >> september, they're trying to making a disaster. look over here, shiny penny, shiny penny. >> it is remarkable what they're going through injury wise. buster himself had hip surgery. hopefully you will be well for the start of spring training. >> larry baer seaiaying they're going to shake it up.
>> thanks, mindi. join us tonight at 9:00 on coffee tv table, redefining the middle class. what it takes to qualify for people living in san francisco. that is at 9:00. >> that will be outrageous number. "abc 7 news" at 11:00, they walked the school halls together and now they're walking down the aisle. we're in the east bay for a very special event. . coming up tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, it is fresh off the boat followed by speechless. at 9:00, child support followed by 20/20 at 10:00 and "abc 7 news" at 11:00. 11:35, "jimmy kimmel live." the i'm ama daetz. >> i'm larry beil in for dan ashley. look at this sunset. it is spectacular. enjoy your friday night.
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