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area. this is "abc7 mornings." good morning. it is saturday, august 10th. i'm kumasi aaron. we're on stand by for an abc news special report expect any minute now. when it starts we will take that live. in the meantime we are getting a look at our weather. frances is here for lisa. good morning, frances. >> good morning. this is an abc news special report. thanks for joining us. we are coming on the air with breaking news. sources telling abc news that jeffrey epstein has died, an apparent suicide overnight at the metropolitan correctional center in manhattan. that's according to three law enforcement sources who gave that information to abc news. this is the federal lockup where the multi-millionaire was being held while awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges. stephanie ramos has been covering the story and joins us with more. what are you lefrpg? >> sources tell abc news he took his own life. the exact timing and circumstances are unclear right now, but the mega millionaire is
accused of exploiting and abusing dozens of minor girls. he had been on suicide watch in a new york city jail. you will remember he was found unresponsive in his cell last month with marks on his neck. initially investigators thought he had tried to take his own life. they were then looking into whether he was assaulted by another inmate or if he had even paid someone to beat him up. epstein's attorneys had been fighting to get him out on bail, but a judge refused. prosecutors argued the mega millionaire's lifestyle and well it made him an extreme flight risk. >> this is a major development. this case just getting under way. stephanie ramos, thanks so much. i want to bring in abc's tom yamos, anchor of "world news tonight" on the weekends who has been following this epstein saga since the beginning. tom, what are you learning this morning? >> reporter: well, this is just a stunning turn of events. as stephanie had reported, there were thoughts he had tried to commit suicide earlier and some proof of that. just really a surprise shock to
many of the victims who have been hoping that they would see justice. jeffrey epstein was accused of sex trafficking girls under age and he was set to go to trial later this year. he had, quote, unquote, beat this case more than ten years ago in florida, but the u.s. attorney in the southern district of new york is building a new case against jeffrey epstein, arresting him and raiding his manhattan mansion. inside they found even more evidence of pictures of underage girls, and this also follows news just yesterday of one of his associates, a separate court case, but one of epstein's accusers coming out and naming names of some very prominent businessmen and politicians who all denied they did anything inappropriate. but they start to name names. it is sort of coming out in the public, and one of the associates, it was thought that some of the epstein thoshts would be brought in and possibly charged criminally. the case was only getting
bigger. so many young girls allegedly abused by jeffrey epstein, thought they finally were going to see justice. they thought they would see him rot in a jail cell. it is unclear at this point what they're thinking today, if this indeed is justice. but jeffrey epstein, the monster they painted, is no more. >> now, a stunning turn of developments here, tom. it raises a lot of questions about developments, tom. it raises a lot of questions where the case goes from here. you where the cases go from here. we mentioned the names you mentioned in the unsealed documents. epstein dying of an apparent suicide, what could it mean for prosecutors as they try to put it all together now? >> the criminal case against jeffrey ep sestein personally i over. if they go after some of his associates, you have to remember there are allegations that several women worked with jeffrey epstein to procure some of the young girls, essentially mad always if you will. so far none of the women have been charged criminally yet, but there's thinking that the u.s.
attorney may go after some of these people. so the criminal case, though it is not even there yet, could continue in that direction. there are also civil cases because you have to remember jeffrey epstein is worth at least $500 million. multiple properties in new york, new mexico, palm beach, and he had a private island as well. so you have to think some of the civil cases may proceed forward since now the criminal case against jeffrey epstein is essentially over. a lot of questions still to be had on this, and you have to remember these allegations happened over years. we are talking about multiple, multiple women who say they were abused by jeffrey epstein when they were underage. so still a lot of questions, and this is definitely shocking to a lot of people. but if jeffrey epstein and the case against him was pretty strong, prosecutors said they had a strong case against him, if jeffrey epstein thought he had any chance of beating this case this time, clearly he
thought he couldn't. >> it will also raise a lot of questions for the metropolitan correctional center which was dealing with an inmate who is on suicide watch when all of this happened. the correctional center had faced allegations before about the conditions and a judge refusing that bond to jeffrey epstein, keeping him behind bars. tom yamos, thank you so much for your information there. again, just to recap breaking news for you, sources telling abc news jeffrey epstein died by suicide overnight at the metropolitan correctional center in manhattan. that, of course, the federal lockup where the multi-millionaire was being held while awaiting trial on the federal sex trafficking charges and conspiracy. we will return to regular programming. in some parts of the country it is "good morning america". we will have a complete wrap up on world news tonight with tom yamos who will be in the chair. for other developments throughout the course of the day go to abc news.com or our abc news app for breaking news alert. for now i'm whit johnson in
new york. have a good day. >> this has been a special report from abc news. just to recap that special report, jeffrey epstein has committed suicide. he was found unresponsive in his jail cell. he's accused of sexually exploiting underae girls, and he had been on suicide watch because he had attempted to commit suicide recently in his cell. he was found unresponsive. he was facing federal sex trafficking charges. of course, we will have more information on that as the day progresses. in the meantime right now it is 6:06 and frances is standing by with a check of the weather. good morning, frances. >> good morning, kumasi. good morning, everyone. we are starting with low clouds and fog especially near the cost. live doppler 7 shows the clouds have moved inland as well. a live shot of the golden gate bridge shows it is socked in right now, but temperatures are in the 60s in many areas. at 7:00 after the sunrise at 6:20, it will stay in the mid 60s. in fact it will feel a little
muggy. by noon, the clouds will stick around the bay and the coast, and becoming sunny this afternoon. inland temperatures in the mid 80s around the bay, mid 70s, and at the coast mid 60s with the onshore flow. sunsets at 8:08 and get ready for rapid warm-up starting tomorrow. kumasi. >> thanks, frances. in the south bay this weekend 40,000 people are expected at the san jose jazz summer fest. there will be music, also enhanced safety measures to match. abc news reporter amanda del castillo has the details. >> reporter: if you have reached wrap-around fencing in downtown san jose you are in the right place. the san jose jazz summer fest is in its 30th year with 40,000 people expected over three years. beyond live music, enhanced security measures are taking center stage. >> we added additional layers of perimeter security. some changes to bag checks and how people are entering this year. >> reporter: fewer entrances, extra emergency exits and
additional help from private security and police and fire. >> we talked about it. we were thinking if something happened how we were going to get out, where we were parking the car. >> reporter: questions greg price never needed answered before. he is also is the director at the hospital. >> we have extra precautions we have taken today. we are not hoping for something to happen but best to be prepared. >> reporter: san jose resident veronica giles is another festival goer. for now she is trusting security. >> i try not to have that affect me so much i can't come out to something like this and enjoy it. >> reporter: now, giles says she wore flat shoes to the festival for two reasons. one, she wanted to be comfortable as she was walking around enjoying some of the booths. secondly, she says that if anything did happen she wanted to be able to run. in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo, "abc 7 news".
♪ well, today is day two of the outside lands festival in san jose's golden gate park. for the first time this year, concert goers can purchase and consume cannabis in a designated area. increased security measures are also in place. today's headlines are childish gambino, flume and hosier. soulcycle gyms in san francisco are not offering classes today. the move comes amid protests over company owner stephen ross who held a fund-raiser for president trump's election campaign. this protest was at soulcycle's castro location last night. online you can see the location has no sessions listed for today. it is the same for soulcycle's two other locations in the city. the protest organizers say they have long-term goals. >> what we envision is a day when lgbtq people can go to a gym and spend our money without
fear that money will be used for ripping families apart at the border. >> we reached out to soulcycle for comment about the closures but haven't heard anything back yet. ross's firm also owns equinox fitness. earlier this year equinox and -- earlier this week, excuse me, they put out a joint statement saying ross is not involved in the management of either business. the man who heads the agency that oversees the oakland coliseum complex has resigned effective immediately. this comes after the million dollar deal that gave ring central the naming rights to the coliseum. san francisco chronicle cite sources who say coliseum authority executive director scott mckib enwen was involved possible conflict of interest involving a $50,000 commission for negotiating the deal. mckibben denies he took any money. developing news this morning, a possible solution to preserve the controversial murals at a san francisco high school. the school board president plans to introduce a measure next week to cover the murals with panels.
last night president steven clark told abc 7 the issue has become a distraction. critics say the 1936 fresco at washington high school depicts the oppression of native americans and african-americans. two months ago the school board voted to paint over the art. happening today, hundreds of athletes will display their swimming and running skills in san francisco. this is the 39th annual alcatraz escape from the rock. it features a 1 1/2 mile swim from alcatraz to aquatic park. then the racers run seven miles to fort point, passing all kind of landmarks and then going back to aquatic park. they will depart for alcatraz at 8:30 this morning and the race starts at 9:15. yes, she said the water is cold but hopefully it will be warmer once they get started. >> a little bit. this is actually the warmest time of the year for the water temperature, around 59 to 60 degrees this month and next month. so a good time to have it, but it is still pretty cold.
>> yes. right now we're going to show you a live shot from mount tam. we have some high clouds due to a system to our north, and we also have the fog at our coast. we have some big warm-ups ahead, and i will tell you about that with the accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thanks, frances. also next, a dramatic rescue after a child tumbles down a cliff while riding a bike in san francisco. . this sounds almost too good to be true, you guys. why a major bank cleared everybody's credit card debt.
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a massive fire tore through a warehouse used as an artist collective in oakland's fruitfield district. luz pena spoke with an artist who lost her life's work but has found a way to help neighbors get back on their feet. >> some of the dresses like this snowfall dress that i built for a client, i'll never get that back again. >> reporter: a dress that took 130 hours to make, paintings, woodwork, metal work, and memories of dozens of workers all gone with these flames. >> i turned on the news and saw the livestream and saw where it was burning. i'm incredibly sad because i lost 20 years of my work that i had saved. >> reporter: rachel watched as firefighters hosed down her studio along with colleagues' businesses. more than 50 firefighters battled the blaze for nearly three hours. >> no fatalities. no one was here. a very clean, well-maintained workspace where artists are able to create some very actual
beautiful artwork. unfortunately it was lost. >> reporter: bays one and two, there. ea >> the three-alarm fire destroyed the front third of the warehouse. what it didn't destroy is rachel's passion. she is the executive director of monster toys. >> monster toys is offering scholarships so people that need to use tools and access shops can do it and there's not out-of-pocket costs for them. we can only offer short-term scholarships for a couple of months while people get back on their feet. other spaces in the bay area are doing the same. >> reporter: the oakland fire battalion chief confirmed there were several workers inside the warehouse during the fire. no injuries or casualties were reported. firefighter continue to look for the official cause of the fire. in the newsroom, luz pena, "abc 7 news". a bomb squad gave the all clear at a milpitas walmart last
night. police were called to the store around 6:15 after a suspicious device was found. shoppers were forced to leave during peak shopping hours. investigators believe the package was fireworks. a bomb sniffing dog did search the entire store to be safe. some chase credit card holders in canada got a huge surprise, in bank forgiving all of their credit card debt. one customer says he feels the weight of the world has been lifted from his shoulders. >> i don't believe that. so i actually checked several different sources beside the customer service rep i spoke with. sure enough, they forgave the debt. i was amazed. >> i can see why. chase is not saying how much it is writing off or how many customers will benefit. a father and child, they're expected to be okay after they were rescued from a cliff at san francisco's aquatic park. just before 5:30 last night the child was on a bike when he fell down the cliff. firefighters say his dad went down the cliff to try to help.
after being rescued, the boy was put on a backboard and then boated to a lot near fort mason and then loaded into an ambulance. the commute into san francisco from the east bay will be different on monday. you will really notice it downtown near the salesforce transit center. ac transit buses will resume service tomorrow on the first anniversary of the center's grand opening. the original grand opening. it was shut down just six weeks later after workers discovered cracks in some steel beams. the beams were fixed and the center reopened on july 1st, but without its main tenant, ac transit. some muni routes have been using the ground floor for a couple of weeks now. ac transit will be the first agency to run buses along the dedicated bus ramp to the center's third floor. all right. now it is 6:18, and frances is here with a look at our forecast. good morning, frances. >> good morning, kumasi and everyone. we are starting the day with a typical start, lots of clouds and fogs especially along the coast. you can see it here with live doppler 7 and the satellite image. you see the low clouds into parts of the east bay as well.
this is all due to a system to our north bringing some lightning strikes to the areas east of redding and near the oregon border where we have a red flag warning in effect throughout the day today because they're concerned that some of the lightning might start some fires. but for us dealing with the low clouds right now as we check out this live shot from emeryville over the bay bridge, san francisco right there in the background. temperatures have been very mild. so it is feeling a bit muggy right now. san francisco, 61 degrees. san jose, 68. we have quite a bit of moisture as well in the air. a live shot of sfo shows low cloud ceilings causing flight arrival delays of about 55 minutes. in santa rosa and napa it has cooled to 58 degrees, but still very mild. lots of 60s through fairfield, concord and livermore right now. our forecast animation shows the clouds sticking around during the next few hours. then by lunchtime it starts to break up a little bit. notice we're picking up some
moistu moisture, the areas of green there. there's a chance of a possible sprinkle but talking less than 10% so i don't think we will see anything at all. by this afternoon we will see some clearing into this evening as well, and then high pressure really rebuilds starting tomorrow. we will see some changes. for today though you can look for a high of 80 degrees in san jose for the jazz festival. again, we are picking up that moisture with our models, the green, but i don't think we're going to see any rain. also on the peninsula, look for a comfortable 73 degrees for the aloha festival and breezy at the coast. so if you are heading to outside lands today, i think you still want a jacket. temperatures will be in the low 60s this afternoon. downtown s to 66 for the giants where they will have more sun shine. look for upper 70s, novato, san rafael, petaluma, sonoma. near 80 degrees in ukiah and cloverdale. we will see high clouds passing
through the north bay it . it will be nice and mild in the east bay. 76 at fremont and plenty of sunshine farther inland. in fact, enjoy the milder weather, temperatures in the low to mid 80s today, because things will ramp up over the next few days. 85 in brentwood. get ready for the warm-up especially inland. tomorrow we'll start to see low 90s and around the bay we will see lots of upper 70s. then monday things really heat up. upper 90s for the inland areas. near 80 around the bay. high pressure continues through tuesday, and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. so we've got a chance of a few drops possible. again, very unlikely. inland temperatures, mid 80s around the bay. mid 80s and at the coast -- around the bay mid 70s. at the coast, mid 60s. brighter and warmer tomorrow. high pressure builds and then we have really warm weather monday into tuesday. >> come on over. >> you caught me coming in,
sittings next to kumasi. so inland areas will be quite warm for the beginning of the workweek and then we start to cool down for the end of the workweek. >> a good summer balance so it is good. thanks, frances. just ahead, the new crime fighter who works best with his alright, so this is how you are going to say... you'll get the best deal of the year on xfinity tv and internet. and you even get this. mike, you're on balloons. sarah, you're gonna high five everybody. ben, you're gonna be wowing them with your dance moves.
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morning america." >> good morning. coming up here on "gma", severe storms out west, heavy winds and lightning increasing the risk for wildfires. what to expect the rest of the weekend as officials battle the flames. plus, newly unsealed documents linked to alleged sex trafficking jeffrey epstein. the latest allegations against well-known politicians revealed in the thousands of pages and records. finally, a rookie's remarkable rise. an emotional scene after a preseason touchdown. how the receiver snagged a spot on the team after sleeping outside and talking his way into tryouts. that's all ahead here on "gma." a bay area police force is counting on a new member to help keep officers and the public safe from gun violence. his name is tex and as you see in this demonstrate at the south san francisco police department, he is trained for a specific purpose. officers say tex can sniff out firearms even if they're really well hidden inside a home or inside a car. they believe his ability to
locate unseen weapons could save lives in situations ranging from traffic stops to search warrants and even pursuits. >> so a lot of times if we do encounter an armed subject they will run and a lot of times they will discard their firearm. so if we were to encounter that, you know, it would take officers an hour or two to search a field but it will take tex a third of the time to search a field for that gun. >> officers say tex is the first trained firearms dog to be deployed by a police department in san mateo county. still to come on "abc7 mornings," after weeks of debate the city of modesto decides whether or not to allow organizers to hold a straight parade. also, a little boy with a pretty unusual career. what he is doing at these cemeteries
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news to build a better bay area. this is "abc7 mornings." good morning, everyone. we are starting this half hour with a look at the weather. meteorologist frances dinglasan is in for lisa this morning. good morning, frances. >> good morning, kumasi. we are starting with a lot of cloud cover once again with live doppler 7 and the satellite image but there are parts we are getting partly cloudy conditions like the north bay. from mount tam we saw a beautiful s beautiful sunrise at 6:20. it feels a little muggy with all of the moisture in the air, cloudy at the bay and around the coast by lunchtime. but this afternoon it becomes mostly sunny except for the low clouds at the coast.
inland temperatures, in the mid 80s. around the bay, mid 70s. at the coast, the on shore flow and sea breeze keeps things in the mid 60s. then sunset tonight at 8:08. it still will be pleasant with lots of 70s around the bay and inland areas. tomorrow things will start to warm up and we could see temperatures about 15 degrees warmer for the beginning of the workweek. i will tell you about that coming up in the seven-day forecast. >> all right. thanks, frances. breaking news this morning, law enforcement officials tell abc news disgraced finance year jeffrey epstein committed suicide overnight at a federal prison in manhattan. he was being held there pending trial on federal sex trafficking charges. epstein had been on suicide watch since last month when he was found unresponsive in his cell with neck bruises. he was set to stand trial next year for allegedly sexually abusing dozens of minor girls as young as 14. he pleaded not guilty. sources say epstein hanged himself. the exact timing and circumstances surrounding his death are not clear. the dmv's motor voter
program has reportedly produced multiple errors and flaws. according to ""the l.a. times"" there were nearly 84,000 duplicate records and twice that number with political party mistakes. state officials released an audit with the program yesterday. it highlighted issues including a limited amount of testing and inconsistent lines of communication between the state agencies involved in its creation. the dmv says it has implemented the changes proposed by the audit. this morning 18 democratic candidates are scheduled to take part in a gun safety forum in des moines, iowa. it was quickly organized in the wake of the mass shootings in el paso and dayton last weekend. meanwhile, president trump is expressing optimism last night that he can achieve gun reform, specifically what he calls meaningful background checks. abc news reporter mary bruce has more. >> reporter: leaving the white house under growing pressure, president trump publicly pushing for stricter background checks. >> there's been no president that feels more strongly about
the second amendment than i do. however, we need meaningful background checks so that sick people don't getnd even the gun lobby on board. >> i have a lot of respect for the people at the nra and i have already spoken to them on numerous occasions, numerous occasions, and, frankly, we need intelligent background checks. >> reporter: here in iowa the democratic candidates quick to respond. >> he wants to say, "oh, yes, i could support changes on gun safety" and then say, "but let's all be sure to bow to the nra." look, that just doesn't work. >> reporter: do you give him credit for trying to push for action on this. >> i will give the president credit when i actually see him sign legislation that enacts common sense gun safety legislation. what we need is for him to actually push mitch mcconnell and the senate to enact common
sense gun safety legislation. i'm not holding my breath though. >> reporter: meanwhile, the trump campaign is hitting joe biden for this comment. >> we have this notion that somehow if you are poor you cannot do it. poor kids are just as bright and just as talented as white kids, wealthy kids, black kids, asian kids. >> reporter: biden's campaign says the former vice president misspoke but the president piling on. >> joe biden is not playing with a full deck. this is not somebody you can have as your president, but if he got the nomination i would be thrilled. >> reporter: mary bruce, abc news, washington. new developments about a proposed straigt pride parade in modesto. the city has denied a permit for this controversial event. after weeks of debate, the city council says the organizers didn't get the event insured and also cited safety concerns. the parade was advertised on social media as celebrating heterosexuality, masculinity and more. organizers can reapply for a permit in a nonresidential area,
but it isn't likely they will be able to find a carrier to provide insurance. this weekend you can watch a special showing of "harry potter" with live music. the audience will see it on the silv silver screen while a symphony orchestra performs live. it will be composed of some of the best musicians in our area and there will be a 65-piece choir. the premiere conductor of the orchestra spoke with abc 7's kristen sze on abc live yesterday. he wants to show the next generation how important the orchestra is to the film experience. >> in this case for the thousands of people that are there, if not all most are seeing it for the second, third time, the 20th time, but the shared experience is that everyone i think realizes file many music plays an incredibly important role in film, in a heightened way when you are there experiencing it in its live environment. >> freer has conducted for the "harry potter" movies as well as
"star trek", "the god father" and "lord of the rings." the concerts are at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. today and at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. tomorrow. happening today, thousands of people are expected at the rosie rally in richmond. this event celebrates the legacy of rosie the riveter and those who joined the workforce during world war ii. the groundbreaking efforts were critical to the war and to the breakthrough for women in the workplace. there will be activities throughout the day including a history walk, demonstrations, arts and crafts. the event starts at 11:00 this morning at the craneway pavilion. a michigan boy has started his own unique business in the cemetery. nevene town charges $20 to clean headstones in need of a little tlc. ♪ >> okay. let's get this sparkling. nobody should have that dirty of a headstone. >> nevene's unusual like his
name. >> start scrubbing again. >> he doesn't really think about what other people think about it. >> my target age is 50-plus because they have more money and they have more busy schedules. very fun seeing the dirty become clean. ♪ walk through my city ♪ i got this feely ♪ when we move ♪ >> we found a grave. it was oka towns. we wanted to know if i was related to him. so my nana started looking online and she figured out he was a first judge of the county. >> oka is his five-time great-uncle. >> then we figured out the whole row, like this side of him was his family. so i started cleaning their headstones. >> the next one, the next one,
the next one, and who else are we related to and who else needs their headstone cleaned. his grandpa helps him with the financing. he will be cleaning a headstone for him in return for the logo. >> we have a water sprayer, two bottles of d2. we have three soft bristle brushes and some jugs of water. it is very fun seeing the dirty become clean. i get to learn history about my family tree. my nana doesn't want me to do every headstone, just like ones that i get called for. >> people want their headstones liened and maybe can cleaned ant can cleaned and can't do it, maybe don't have the time or the
material. somebody purchased that headstone because they believed they were worth it. he wants to keep it clean because he thinks they're worth it. ♪ i love that story. well, you can check out abc's new brand at localish.com. it is also on facebook and on instagram. still ahead on "abc7 mornings," a podcast designed to help teens through hardships. meet the local high schoolers behind this project. right now here is a live look from our exploratorium cam. oh, my gosh, the bridge looks beautiful this morning. a little overcast, but i think that's going to clear up and it is going to warm up. frances will have our forecast in a few minutes. it's on. get to the ross shoe event for even more brands at 20 to 60 percent off department store prices. yes! yep! oh, yeah! seriously, save on fall styles for women, men, boys and girls. at the ross shoe event. on now.
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tam. we are seeing a break in some of the high clouds through parts of the north bay but off to a muggy start. temperatures really start to warm up tomorrow. i will let you know which neighborhoods will come up by as much at 15 degrees warmer. next, bryce harper silencing giants' fans heckling him with a big night, punctuated by a splash hit into mccovey cove. larry beil has the highlights coming up in sports.
welcome back, everyone. it is 6:44. we are taking a live loot a the pier 39 camera. the sea lions are hanging out this morning. it looks a little overcast this morning but expect it to clear out and a little bit of a warm-up in san francisco, more so in other parts of the area. frances has the details in a few minutes. in sports, preseason nfl football kicks off in the bay area today. the rams take on the raiders at ring central coliseum at 5:00 p.m. and the cowboys face the 49ers at levi stadium. kickoff there is at 6:00. the giants are also at home this afternoon against the phillys. last night san francisco was trying to make it two straight over philadelphia. abc 7 sports reporter -- sports director larry beil has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. the giants, they tried to lure bryce harper to san francisco. he ended up choosing philly. the $330 million man showedev t
friends enjoying the night on the yacht. bottom ant. no doubt about it, he will remember that. top five, bryce harper, first pitch swinging on tyler beady. phil's lead 5-3. fans were chanting, over rated. bottom six, steven boch. first splash hit by a giant in more than a year, ties the game at 5-5. top seven, not smiling. harper again. he's not swinging for the fences. he's swinging for the ocean. splash. 456 feet, his 22nd of the year. the phillies go on to win by a score of 9-6. a's and white sox in chicago. what if that was his real hair. stylist's nightmare. a's start with a bang. first inning, i am chap pi. matt chapman, his 25th.
then stephen piscotty leads off to second, another bomb off former a's pitcher ross detwiler. mike fires has been on fire. seven scoreless, striking out eight. fires with a personal nine-game-winning streak and more fire power from the a's. chad pinder has left the building. a's roll, 7-0, and they have won seven of their last ten. i'm not sure if antonio brown is as bizarre as he seems or just really doesn't want to be in training camp, but the latest news is weirder than frost bitten feet from cryotherapy. brown is fighting with the nfl and says he won't play unless he can wear his old el met. now, the nfl's forcing all players to wear newer, safer helmets but brown doesn't like them because he says he doesn't see the ball as well. an arbitrator is expected to rule on the helmet issue next week but jon gruden has to be wondering what he signed up for when theders s a.b. football camp usewo a
days in unbearable heat. now at cal, you got slip and slide day. 75 feet of sliding and sloshing. old school coaches like bill parcells have to be looking at this wondering, what is going on in the sport these days. good times at cal. good times during your weekend. that's a wrap on morning sports. enjoy your weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. all right. time now, it is 6:48. frances is here with a look at our forecast. good morning, frances. >> good morning, kumasi. good morning, everyone. once again the live doppler 7 and the satellite image, clouds at the coast, but clearing in the north bay right now. there's a system to our north and as it circulates counterclockwise, you see it brought lightning strikes to the areas east of redding. because of the lightning there's a concern it could start some fires, so a red flag warning in effect through today for some of the areas near the oregon border. for us, we are just dealing with the low clouds.
a live shot from emeryville. you can see a gray start right now over san francisco and parts of the bay, and temperatures are mild, in the 60s. san francisco, 61. oakland, 66. san jose, 68 degrees right now. as we look at sfo, you will see the low cloud ceilings. that's why we have flight arrival delays of about 55 minutes. santa rosa and napa in the upper 50s and we see lots of low to mid 60s in fairfield, concord and livermore. here is a look at the animation. we will see the system to our north move east. you will see the model animation shows a little bit of green. that's where we could see a few drops. it is actually unlikely, but it is out there so the chance, i'll let you know, is in the forecast. but by this afternoon and this evening that system moves east. we have lots of clearing around the bay, but the clouds still at the coast tonight and into tomorrow. temperatures will be on the milder side. we will see breezy conditions at the coast.
san francisco, downtown getting up to 66 degrees. san jose, 80 degrees. lots of 70s around the bay. oakland, 72. inland areas only in the low 80s today, like antioch at 83 and livermore at 81. santa rosa, up to 79. so high clouds passing through through parts of the north bay as well. and then overnight lows will be in the 50s tonight, so mild, especially in the interior areas where we could see near 60 degrees in antioch. but get ready for the warm-up because the system moves east and then high pressure builds, and we will see an offshore flow. we will even get more of a land breeze. tomorrow we will start to see some low 90s. enjoy the cool temperatures for the inland areas while you can. you will need the air conditioning starting tomorrow. some low 90s through concord, antioch. santa rosa up to 88, but still cooler at the coast, in the 60s. by monday, upper 90s for fairfield and antioch, even near 80 degrees around the bay.
91 in santa rosa. the heat hangs on tuesday, and even the beaches will be quite nice. here is a look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. so we have those few sprinkles possible, but unlikely today. temperatures inland milder, mid 80s around the bay. also comfortable, mid 70s, and at the coast mid 60s. so high pressure builds sunday, tomorrow. you will notice things start to warm up and it is going to feel like summertime monday and tuesday. upper 90s inland. around the bay, some low 80s. at the coast, some upper 60s to near 70s, so a great day to head to the beaches. then we start to drop temperatures. heat moderates on wednesday and cooler by end of the workweek. >> sounds good, frances. thank you. participate of building a better bay area involves addressing tough topics. along the pin instaneninsula a tunes developed a podcast to help teenager navigate hard shop. amanda del castillo introduces
us to the teens behind project oyster. >> reporter: beyond reading, writing and math, three high school students are putting the topics of depression, suicide and loss and identity in a podcast meant for their peers. >> high school can be hard for some people. >> reporter: relatable stories that create emotional connections is the tag line. each episode features another gunn high school student past or present in a conversation about mental health and maneuvering through high school life. >> we were scared if we labeled ourselves as a mental health podcast people would be like, that's weird, i don't want to listen to that. we starte out with an episode on family embarrassment. >> reporter: since last fall nearly 800 people tuned in. topics have gotten more raw, adolescent issues more real than ever. the project oyster team says they understand their position, recognizing gunn high school made headlines years ago for suicide clusters. they make sure their approach is approved. >> we always talk about how do we safely represent this and we consult with trained adults on
what is the best way to talk about this topic before we actually interview anyone. >> reporter: the group's name is reflective of actual oysters. like mollusks many of the topics are tough to open up about. >> the goal of the podcast is to get people to open up about their struggles because i think people mental health and it being communicated around, that helps to destigmatize it. >> reporter: the lessons within, pearls of wisdom. i'm amanda del castillo, "abc 7 news". if you would like to check out the project oyster website and podcast we have linked it to our website, abc7news.com. look for the "take action" thumbnail to find your ally and get linked to professionals and groups that can help. coming up next, the aloha spirit in the bay
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a great hotel by wyndham is closer than you think. visit wyndhamhotels.com. on the peninsula the bay area will be alive with the spirit of hawaii this weekend. check out the aloha festival in san mateo. this free event celebrates polynesian culture with song and dance. there also will be arts and crafts, educational exhibits and workshops, of course food and drinks. admission is free but parking is $18. the festival runs today and tomorrow from 10:00 until 5:00al the san mateo county events center. it feels like there is so much going on this weekend so we want to know how should we prepare to head out this weekend? >> temperatures will be mild around the bay area for all of
the events today, like san mateo will be 73 for the aloha festival. 66 in san francisco. breezy though, especially at the coast, and cloudy as well. inland temperatures will be mild, warming up to the low 80s. then enjoy the milder temperatures because things will really warm up tomorrow. brighter and warmer. it is going to feel like simmer time heat monday and tuesday as we hit the upper 90s for inland areas, some 80s around the bay, and mid 60s to low 70s even at the coast. then things start to cool down for the end of the workweek. but enjoy the milder weather because it is going to start changing tomorrow. >> definitely a warm-up on the way. thank you, frances. thank you for joining us on "abc 7 mornings". i'm kumasi aaron along with frances dinglasan in for lisa this weekend, hanging out with me. "abc 7 news" continues at 8:00 this morning. "good morning america" is next, but right now we want to leave you with a lovely shot from our mount tam cam. a beautiful day in store. ♪
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