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truck plunges into the ocean in san mateo county. good evening and thank you for joining us. a man from santa cruz county is one of two people who died in that crash last night at escudero beach. investigators believe the driver was heading west on pescadero creek road when he apparently drove through the highway one intersection at a parking lot, careening down the cliff and into the ocean. >> i came out here -- i don't know, to see what was left. >> elizabeth anaya came to pescadero state beach to mourn her older brother. chp told the family he was one of the victims found inside a toyota tacoma truck after it crashed into the water friday night. >> he has three nieces, a mom, a
dad, a sister. >> elizabeth fears the other victim found inside the truck may be his brother's girlfriend's young daughter, but the girlfriend is still missing. >> we are working with the coast guard to try to locate that third already. >> the coast guard says that search was called off saturday morning after a third person could not be located. the chp says the truck ran that stop sign here at pescadero creek road and cross highway one into the beach parking lot and kept on going into the water. the truck plunged 30 feet into the water. neighbor ron talbot says it is a dangerous stretch of road. >> this is the six or seven time in recent memory, in the last 37 years, that people think the road just keeps going and they
are expecting big signals, and there are not any. >> the chp says the crash is under investigation. >> elizabeth says her brother was near the beach friday but is struggling to understand how it ended in tragedy. >> just trying to find answers. dion: new developments now. stanford nurses are set to end the strike after venture -- reaching a tentative agreement. nurses at the picket lines last monday. the union says the agreement includes a 7% wage increase this year along with another 5% next april and an additional week of vacation. union members will vote this weekend on approval of the agreement. results are expected on monday. stanford health care tweeted a statement about the agreement saying in part, throughout the negotiations, the parties continue to work in good faith and have accomplished a shared
goal of agreeing on contract terms they can be proud of. abc 7 news has confirmed the cause of death for a rookie san jose police officer and former san jose football star. packer died of a fentanyl overdosed last month. that is the determination from the county medical examiner. he was just 24 years old. san jose's police chief says the circumstances surrounding his death are under investigation. the chief points to accountability, saying any allegation of illegal drug use by a san jose police officer is concerning. there are no free passes for police officers, and we will not make excuses. in east bay, at least two suspicious fires burned near i-680. the first started at about 12:30 a.m. on the southbound side of 680 near pacheco boulevard. the second burned near the pachinko offramp -- the pacheco
offramp. >> there's a bunch of candles here with dogs. they were not affected. we threw a lot of resources at it pretty quick. this is going to be how the season is already. dion: speaking of, wildfire preparedness week begins tomorrow. the state had its driest first quarter ever recorded. to developing news now, coming out of the war in ukraine, a cease-fire allowed some civilians to evacuate a steel plant in mariupol where they had been sheltering. the building was badly damaged by rawson -- russian missile strikes. >> pressure's defense ministry says their high precision missiles work responsible for the deadly attack on an apartment building -- russia's defense ministry.
the blast not far from where the united nations secretary general was meeting with ukrainian president zelenskyy earlier this week. in kharkiv, at least three missiles struck an industrial complex sending plumes of black smoke into the sky. nearly 400 people in kharkiv have been detained under anti-collaboration laws punishable by up to 15 years in prison if found guilty of helping russian forces. further south, russia is still fighting for control of mariupol but is being met with resistance from ukrainians at that steel plant. earlier this week, the secretary of defense called putin's nuclear rhetoric interest and unhelpful. >> we urge pressure to stop escalating the rhetoric and do the right thing. just and the war today. >> in the wake of putin's move to cut off natural gas supplies
to bulgaria and others, european countries are working to find workarounds. dion: actress angelina jolie visited a boarding school and medical institution today in the ukrainian city of lviv. she talked with children injured in a missile strike by the russian military. julie -- jolie is a united nations special envoy, but the visit today was a personal one. on the peninsula, the generosity of the bay area was on full display to help the people of ukraine. members of the foster city lions club at the farmers market this morning collected donations for refugees. the farmers market already collected $50,000, well beyond the original goal of 25,000. >> every dollar counts, every
prayer counts, every good word counts, every good thought counts. >> you can donate to the foster city lions club through their website. for other ways to help the people of ukraine, we put together a list of verified groups and nonprofits sending donations and supplies to refugees. all of them can be found at our website. just ahead, coachella is over, but music can still be heard in the california desert. the festival that is bringing music fans from across the nation back to india. >> we have great neighbors in north beach and chinatown. dion: celebration of food, culture, and coming together. two san francisco neighborhoods coming together bridging the far east and the wild west. >> clear skies and gusty wind is what we have now. i will show you what is next in
she was 76. her daughters tweeted the news, saying that they lost their mother to until illness. the judds had just announced an arena tour to begin in the fall and were set to be inducted into the country hall of fame on sunday. her career spanned nearly three decades. speaking of music, some of the biggest names in country music are performing this weekend in southern california. after a two-year hiatus because of covid, the festival returns. headliners include thomas rhett and carrie underwood. proof of vaccination and masking is not required to attend the event. word of neighbors helping neighbors in san francisco today. the nonprofit group building together san francisco fanned out to help seven fixed income residents of the city. volunteers completed maintenance on their properties to turn tire homes into safe and healthy
residences -- turned their homes into safe and healthy residences. they also made the backyard accessible for her to get out and enjoy it again. two neighbors came together to celebrate food and culture today. the festival kicked off asian-pacific islander heritage month. almost 30 restaurants from both neighborhoods came together to showcase their specialties. the festival was last held in 2010, and community leaders say the event was a way to show support for each other after a tough two years. >> we are coming out of three years of pandemic and businesses are trying to get back up on their. like we are open, we are here, and we are so excited. >> people show support to bring people back.
they first have to come back to chinatown, the local people. then tourists will come back. dion: another way noodlebest has changed is instead of each neighborhood battling each other for the best dish, they judged each neighborhood separately to show unity. i plan to attend myself. sounds like a lot of fun. the warriors advancing to the western conference semifinals is no laughing matter. a change made after the arena ends up up double booked. and taking a live look outside, blue skies but he windy out there. stephanie christian says get ready, though, for some temperature swings. details in your accuweather forecast. >> i had in sports, it is time to get a move on. the warriors visiting the
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grizzlies tomorrow night. while the game may be in memphis, chase center is throwing a watch party. dubnation came out in force to watch on a 30-foot video board. don't forget, you can also catch game one between the warriors and grizzlies right here on abc 7. coverage starts at 12:30 tomorrow afternoon immediately followed by after the game. how about this? officials say the warriors playoff game at chase center on may 7 has led to rescheduling of a comedian that was scheduled for the very same night. don't worry, that show will not be held on may 5. it is a good job -- a good problem to have to be so
popular. >> it is really breezy out there. i should say windy. it is a pleasant day if you can hold onto your hat. mine was blown away. we had wind speeds over the last hour up to about 40 miles per hour. our 24-hour temperature change indicates most locations, certainly away from the coastline, are a few degrees cooler than they were this time yesterday. here is view from sutro tower, looking out over san francisco where it is only 50 degrees right now. mid-60's, and then a cool 55 at half moon bay. a few clouds off in the distance, but generally, skies are clear. 63 in napa, upper 60's at fairfield and concord and 62 degrees at livermore. see how windy it is under the barcode era -- under the embarcadero. it will be sunny, breezy, and
slightly warmer tomorrow but then gusty and much cooler on monday with a rather sharp drop in temperatures. summer-like warm-up begins on tuesday and continues into wednesday. that will be a rather sharp increase in temperatures. we will see a few passing high clouds. we expect a sunny day tomorrow. overnight tomorrow night into early monday morning, look for another way of clouds to move through as a little bit of a week cold front. it may produce in the early hours a sprinkle or two of around ukiah but we are not expecting any rainfall in the immediate bay area, so skies will clear out again after that wave moves through. overnight low temperatures will be in the mid to upper 40's and highs tomorrow starting in the south bay, mainly mid to upper 70's. 76 in morgan hill. only upper 50's and breezy on the coast.
downtown san francisco will max out at about 65 degrees. east bay highs, 71. the inland east bay will be one of our warmer regions with highs up to about 80. 84 at fairfield, and on we go to the accuweather 7-day forecast. notice the sharp cooldown under gusty conditions. monday, temperatures will drop around 10 degrees in most locations and bounce back up around 10 degrees on tuesday as we get a little bit of a summer-like warm-up. i degrees up to about -- hi did -- high temperatures up to about 80 degrees. we warm up toward the end of next week. chris: the warriors had the practice floor this morning before hopping a flight to memphis, getting ready for game one western conference some is. similar to the nuggets, the warriors drop three of four to
the grizzlies in the regular season. because of that surge, the grizzlies have home-court advantage to begin the series, but the doves -- the dubs don't mind being in a hostile environment. >> we would rather be at home, but we are not, so we look at this as a chance to get out. we had a couple of games to prepare now, so we are ready to go. >> just coming out with a good effort. we want to win that game, and like you said, still home-court advantage right away. chris: sunday afternoon, you're locked in to abc 7. in baseball, giants host the nationals. thairo estrada splits the gap in left-center. jason vosler leads off with a
splashdown. 5-3 giants, they score for runs in the sixth, and this washington ever -- error by the shortstop is going to get brandon crawford in. darin ruf, great catch and left it in the game. a's and guardians, this guy going for a foul ball, did not catch the baseball. going to get beer and nachos on the jersey. that's tough. all tied up, top of the ninth, still tied. deep drive to center. runs into the wall, cannot move in. two-run score, 3-1 cleveland.
they will look to avoid the sweet tomorrow. defensive tackle thomas booker went fifth round with the human texas. linebacker cameron goode was taken with the third pick in the second round by the miami dolphins. spartans tightened signed a free-agent deal with the choice. the nfl draft finished up the day. mr. irrelevant, he is called. he gets a bunch of parties thrown in his honor.
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dion: coming up tonight at 11:00, the white house correspondents dinner returns tonight with the president attending for the first time in six years. we will bring you the highlights and president biden's best singers. and giving back in the south bay. full circle today for the 100 year-old veteran. all that and much more coming up tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00. finally, a big milestone today. the highway that open up the country to so many americans. route 66 is turning 96 years
old. when it was built, it connected chicago and santa monica, making cross-country road trips possible. incredible scenery of the american west dotted the drive. route 66 has been largely replaced by highways, but you can find remnants of the historic highway around the country. thanks so much for joining us, and stay with us. we will see you back here for we will see you back here for abc 7 news at 11:00. under district attorney gascón, i prosecuted car break-ins. all repeat offenders, often in organized crime rings. but when chesa boudin took office, he dissolved the unit and stopped me from collaborating with the police on my cases.
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