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about the high cost of living. their chronic issues here, but they are not the top concerned right now. it's crime. at least that's what san francisco's voted in. this year's city beat survey which tracks issues and opinions annually and now city voters could take an unprecedented step to make change and that's why we have team coverage on this topic for you tonight to talk about what's new and to put things in perspective. we'll be joined by abc 7 news insider film material, but first, let's hear from abc 7 news. anchor liz. kreutz liz. hi. dananama the san francisco chamber of commerce conducts this poll every year and it shows that is concerns around crime and public safety in the city are only getting worse more than of voters see those as a major issue the poll also shows a majority of san francisco's are unhappy with the district attorney and they want to see him recalled. san francisco is heading in the wrong direction. that's according to the results of an annual poll released by the city's chamber of commerce
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the poll which surveyed 500 residents found 76% of respondents feel san francisco is on the wrong track 20% feel the city is on the right track. unfortunately this year again, we have some pessimistic views on the city rodney fong is the ceo of the san francisco chamber of commerce. he announced these findings at a breakfast this morning alongside mayor. read the mayor acknowledged frustrations about the city and pledge to do more to increase police staffing. i'm tired of people saying they don't feel safe coming to work. i'm tired of seniors and our chinese community worrying about walking down the street. 83% of the polls respondents say crime has gotten worse in san francisco. 45% say they are likely to move out of the city in the next few years the overall takeaway. is that people want laws and policies that are already in place to be enforced the poll numbers also show bad news for district attorney. sabudin 67% of respondents say they want him recalled the chamber of commerce agrees and i think the recall sends a message
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that we want a tough. the top cut of the da role, but also probably sends a message to everybody. who's in responsible elected positions that they have to listen to the public boudin? told me tough on crime and that res office there is a feeling that your office is not holding people. accountable. well sure. i mean there's lots of stories you hear every day, but if you look at the facts and i know as a journalist, you're working with facts, you'll see that my charging rate is actually higher than my predecessor or than other bay area district attorneys when it comes to pretty much every category of crime domestic violence drug sales property crime. now boudin's campaign has released their own poll. it shows him down by 10 points. they say that this shows it's erased on other polls suggest right now still the da is facing an uphill battle and as we saw from this chamber of commerce pool voters are frustrated and may want to send a message dan.
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liz thanks very much now joining us is c7 news insider film material phil. you heard liz, of course talk about how high the concern is about crime 55% in fact say it's a major issue five years ago. just eight percent felt that very same way, but the general feeling of the city the pessimism that's actually something we've seen before right it is and it's been on a variety of top. a transit for example in san francisco, and it's still a problem as well as the high cost of living here. that is really been an ongoing problem and we're seeing it again homelessness. that's not forget. that although crimes number one 65% what we're seeing if you put it all together and add in the recent recall of three members of the board of education again, because people felt that they weren't doing the job they were elected to do you're seeing a growing frustration and it's taking off in recalls.
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were sitting in city hall right now. i wouldn't be feeling too comfortable about this. and fill in the survey, you know, 45% of people say they're likely to move out of san francisco in the next few years. there are always people saying they're going to leave and the reality is yes, and here is the the two words that could absolutely change the face of san francisco remote work. the idea that people don't have to come into the city don't have to see that that they can work at a distance means that they can move out of the city and still hold on. maybe come in two or three days a week, but they don't have to live in san francisco and there's another part of that. it's also the shoppers and the tourists. do they have the option they have the option of coming or not coming to san francisco that affects the entire bay area. so if san francisco has problems the whole bay area has problems and us something i wouldn't be surprised if we saw a similar numbers like this if you asked the voters in san jose or in oakland or in other large areas, which are bearing the brunt of everything from the homeless to the drawback academic here in
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the bay area. yeah good points. thank you phil. we are always working to better bay area and now we're streaming those efforts 24/7 download the abc 7 bay app wherever you stream. response to the hate fueled shooting in buffalo, new york over the weekend activists and city leaders in san francisco today joined forces to talk about racism's impact in the city supervisors activists a district attorney and the public defender. how the rally outside city hall to speak out against violence and hate we have to do more than just thoughts and prayers we have to that in actions racism infects everything we do unless we make a conscious effort to not do it. and it is time. for san francisco to rethink. priorities important we're going to do about it. the group says anti-racism education is needed and a unified approach is necessary to
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make meaningful change. the san jose police department has come under major scrutiny lately following reports of misconduct by at least three officers this afternoon the mayor of san jose and the police chief came together to talk about the state of the department abc 7 news reporter. zach fuentes was at that news conference and he is with us lives zach. yeah, dan, these allegations have been serious and they have shocked the community at least five incidents of police officer misconduct are being investigated and today the police chief unveiled the seven-point plan. he hopes will prevent further incidents and all the people who work here even more accountable. a series of disturbing allegations of plagued to san jose police department in recent weeks. least one of which led up to this video of police chief anthony motto walking officer matthew dominguez the door last week dominguez was arrested accused of masturbating inside a family's home while he responded to a mental health called late april, but that isn't the only misconduct allegation. the department is investigating.
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also in april the department confirmed that they're looking into allegations of an officer showing up drunk to the baby brandon cuellar kidnapping investigation then last week san jose mayor sam. licardo held the press conference. resting accusations that another officer is being investigated for training a meth pipe with a woman to get information. i spoke with the san jose police officers association after the nations made against dominguez and the allegations of the officer showing up to the investigation drunk a lot of especially recent is making this take a very hard. look at our hiring standards our background processes at wednesday's press conference a police chief outlined a new seven-point plan. these incidents have caused. anger and grief in me and the 99.9% of the women and men who probably and honorably? where and hold themselves to the highest standards the plan aims to strength in areas like hiring
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and background checks using third-party vendors to conduct reviews also strengthening drug and alcohol testing resources expanding mental health resources and more also in the plan chief mata said, he will be proposing changes to labor laws that keep him from naming an officer or disclosing the circumstances of an officer's firing even in cases of misconduct like the recent incidents all part of what mata says is a commitment to the community. you will not hear excuses. for inexcusable conduct yeah, so there are even more interesting items to this plan including increased training for supervisors and also random body camera footage audits of the officers video that they collect when they're out on call so there's a lot to plan and really high expectations from the community that something will be done. light of these allegations. well, zack it obviously sounds encouraging on paper, but what needs to happen before the police chiefs plan can actually be put into action. right so much of what happens and what is outlined in this plan is really depending on
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negotiations with the san jose police officers association. so those negotiations are underway, and i did reach out to them in the last hour. they sent me a statement that said that they are supportive of any effort to improve hiring standards and background investigations of prospective officers. so those negotiations are underway, once those wrap up will know what the outcome of this plan will be and if it can be implemented. okay? all right, we shall see zach. thank you. when it comes to the weather we are seeing noticeably warm temperatures. let's take a live. look outside from our east bay hills tower camera temperatures hit 90s inland today warmer temperatures lower. humidity and high winds combined to create a higher fire danger firefighters in the contra costa county fire protection districts say they are prepared. they're doing prescribed to burns which have multiple benefits it removes some of the dry brush and it gives them practice. so let's bring an abc 7 news meteorologist sandia, but tell to look at where there's going to be a red flag warning sandia. yeah that is going to be for solano county and that starts at 11:00 am tomorrow. it runs until 8 pm friday.
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the winds are going to come out of the north 15 to 30. gus 35 to 40 or higher leading to the lower humidity 5 to 12 percent which means any fires that develop are going to quickly spread same area under a wind advisory starting at 11 pm tomorrow night running until friday. evening the winds could cause some few outages blow around unsecured objects and knock down a few tree limbs as you look hour by hour the winds start to ramp up tomorrow evening notice 27 miles an hour fairfield 34 saint helena that northerly wind continues to remain gusty going into tomorrow night and that is what's going to drive. the humidity values down so while tomorrow morning, there are really fine not going to be fine later in the day notice. they're down to about 11% in fairfield 18% lake berryessa, and this wind direction is just going to dry out the fuels even more which is why they are going to be facing critical fire weather conditions the north and east bay hills; getting dry so
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under a concern obviously not under that warning. i'll be back with the rest of the forecast coming right up, dan and alma okay. thanks so much will the current urgent covid cases mean to return to restrictions. we're going to talk with the top doctor in the bay area's biggest county santa clara's dr. sarah cody to find out what it would take. $4,000 more for the same seats when an airline told one couple that's what they'd have to pay. they got in touch with seven on your side plus. picture i would love to be in your picture. can you view my picture? it's a picture that's worth more than a photograph. it's a message of hope. for the future we'll explain. for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu.
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out-of-state corporations wrote an online sports betting plan they call "solutions for the homeless". really? the corporations take 90 percent of the profits. and using loopholes they wrote, they'd take even more. the corporations' own promotional costs, like free bets, taken from the homeless funds. and they'd get a refund on their $100 million license fee, taken from homeless funds, too. these guys didn't write a plan for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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vigil for the man who was shot to death just about 24 hours ago now. palo alto park, he was the cousin of raiders wide receiver devante adams when the shooting happened at jack farrell park kids were playing tag and others were at softball practice abc 7 news reporter david louis has a video of kids running for safety as gunfire breaks out. it is disturbing. city park crews have been trying to restore jack farrell park as a popular gathering spot for families. it will be difficult for the dozens who were here last night to erase what they heard and we're here that you know like four big shot. boom i'm a girl was playing tag with her cousins as one of them was taking this video when gunfire rang out a shooter one of several was only 10 to 15 feet away. the video is very disturbing.
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the girl was not hurt. she raced toward the baseball field. we're a church team was practicing. but the team and spectators were also dodging bullets one man was grazed by a bullet to the head we have about maybe 40 plus shell cases recovered police said there were four shooters their identities and motive still unknown, but you even broke the street code. by shooting where kids were police say the shooting was targeted not random 34 year old ralph feels junior of east palo alto was shot. he died later at the all two others were wounded fields was paroled last year after serving two years in state prison on conspiracy charges during a major gang sweep in 2014. he is the first cousin of nfl wide receiver devonte adams who's making headlines as he joins the raiders from green bay last spring adams donated fitness equipment for the park talking to our chris alvarez giving back to the city where he grew up and what a difference it made for east palo alto families so many lifelong residents
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privately shared with me. have seen the city improved from its murder capital reputation when they were growing up. they had hoped their kids wouldn't experience what they did now, they're not so sure you put other people other families at risk and it just sucks. like i said and its answer your question would bring a chilling effect maybe in east palo alto david louis abc 7 news. governor newsom is now boosted again against covid. it's gonna cry. i've said all my tears in the last story today the governor got his second dose of the moderna booster at a clinic in bakersfield encouraging others to get their booster as well a second booster dose of the pfizer or moderna vaccine is available to all californians 50 and older. well as those who are immunocompromised or receive the johnson & johnson vaccine? santa clara county public health officer, dr. sarah cody has been at the forefront of the covid response since the pandemic began today. she sat down with abc 7 news
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reporter dustin dors. to talk about the ongoing battle. san jose is o o in tryit just over one million residents now imagine if suddenly they were all gone. that's essentially what covid has done to the united states nearly one million deaths nationwide since san jose resident patricia dowd became the first to lose her life on february 6 2020. it is almost impossible to comprehend one million people at dying in just over two from a single disease. santa clara county public health officer, dr. sarah cody has led the charge against covid-19 here in the south bay ever since she the way residents have responded to covid has saved many lives, but the pandemic is far from over. we all want this to be well into the rear view mirror, but the fact is that the pandemic goes on we are seeing we're in another surge. and we don't know what lays
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ahead this late is very in is causing higher levels of transmission than that of delta in cases and hospitalizations are on the rise in the bay area. she says there are a number of theories as to why we are the of a covid hotspot in the state, but the quality is the variance are evading vaccinations. despite us being such a leave vaccinated region with the new variants. there's more immune escape. it's better than not being vaccinated. as compared to previously it's great for keeping folks out of the hospital. it's less. of for reducing spread in the community, dr. cody says mandates and other regulations could come back. but only if there's a life-saving need she doesn't think we're there right now and hopes the community embracing vaccines boosters and voluntary masking can slow the spread eventually. we will have the light at the end of the tunnel right now. we're kind of back into a bit of a murky time, but but eventually we will come out of it. i just don't think it's going to be any time in the near future in santa clara county dustin
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dorsey ab 7 news all right. we need to find out just how hot it's going to get and it sounds like it's going to get pretty warm sandy patel's tracking that for us. and yeah, it was hot today. i mean temperatures are going to dial back a little bit tomorrow, dan and alma and then come back up again as we hit the weekend. so let's talk about how hot felt like summer 96 degrees in fairfield 94 in concord today 92 livermore. look at that san rafael santa rosa in the mid 90s oakland fremont 80 degrees 77 san francisco 86 in san jose. temperatures well above average for this time of year. so as we check out the 24 hour temperature change up 18 degrees in novato livermore running 15 degrees warmer than where you were yesterday at this time. the reason why places like half moon bay didn't warm up much is you do still have that onshore sea breeze. testing to 41 in half moon bay right now temperatures at this hour ocean temperatures 49 degrees. so when that wind blows off the ocean, you know why it's 63 and half moon bay still hot inland
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in the low to mid 90s right around the bay it's actually comfortable 71 in oakland 80 in san jose. here are some live views from our tower cameras and you will notice that it is sunny, but definitely a little hazy for parts of the bay area from our vollmer camera, you can see that that is evident from our kgo roof camera. here is the of blue skies increasing fire danger starting tomorrow a little cooler than next two days and we are looking at mild to warm weather for the weekend so let me show you what's going to bring the higher winds in the solano county area and the heightened fire danger along with the gusty winds in the north and east bay hills. it's this area of high pressure that has built in now this system here is going to pass to the east and then that ridge gets a little too close to the area of low pressure and we just get sandwiched in between so we're gonna have that north wind, which is elevating the fire danger not just locally but also up and down the central valley starting tomorrow morning running until friday evening. so let's take a look at our fire
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danger increasing as we had towards tomorrow afternoon evening. you will notice the shades of oranges and yellows indicating high to very high fire dangers. so the focus in the north bay solano county in particular, but also the north and east bay hills you're looking at that heightened fire danger because a wind gusts will be strongest over the higher terrain hour by hour forecast will show you those winds remaining gusty along the coast tonight if you're stepping out just keep that in mind going into morning, they ease everywhere along the coastline still remaining breezy and then tomorrow evening. you will notice those winds coming up 29 to 34 miles an hour fairfield 27 miles an hour and ramping up some more late tomorrow night that's going to dry out the atmosphere. so morning temperatures actually warmer. what we experience this morning, you're looking at 50s 60s it is going to be breezy across some parts of the bay area and then tomorrow afternoon in the south bay 84 degrees in morgan hill 79 in san jose 75 sunnyvale. so coming down a few degrees on
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the peninsula mix of sun and high clouds los altos 77-69 in san mateo 61 and half moon bay downtown san francisco 68 degrees 62 in daly city. it's going to be windy here near the coast north bay temperatures 78 in san rafael up to the mid 80s. napa santa rosa heading into the east bay 76 in oakland san leandro 75 fremont inland areas. you're going to be on the warm. not quite as hot as today 86 concord 83 livermore 90 in fairfield and brentwood accuweather's seven-day forecast increasing fire danger that fire danger remains elevated on friday, but the temperatures do drop off a few degrees minor warming for the weekend low sixties to upper 80s and then we bring back the summer like heat with low to mid 90s inland mid 60s coast side. and of course dan as you know, the beauty of living in the bay area as we do have our microclimates, so if you don't like the heat you can usually escape to the coast boy. that is so true. isn't it? not too? way, that's right totally different. thanks, sandia money and miles.
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than 1100 points the nasdaq plummeted 566 then smp slid 165 the dow's drop is its ninth biggest point loss in history the nasdaq suffered its sixth largest single day drop ever. well the price of gas continues to soar throughout the country and here in the bay area gas prices hit another record high today. san francisco has the highest prices in all of california gas in san francisco is now averaging 628 per gallon. that's according to triple-a in the a oakland gas is $6.15. same price in san jose. these are all new record highs by the way, according to triple a the state average price for regular gas is 605 nationwide nearly. every state is paying more than four dollars per gallon. coming up next the i-team with the story. you'll see only on abc 7 news what happened between two firefighters that ended with one of them in the hospital and the other under? rest united airlines cancels a
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couple's flight then charges $4,000 more to read book. can they do that? hi, michael finney cheven on your side is just ahead. i joined the district attorney's office to pursue justice for everyone. but like so many of my colleagues,
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i resigned in protest because chesa boudin interfered in every single case and failed to do his job. the office is absolutely in disarray right now. chesa dissolved my unit prosecuting car break-ins. now criminals flock to san francisco because there are no consequences. we can't wait. recall chesa boudin now.
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fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california.
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better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. a san francisco firefighter is facing felony. churches after a brutal attack on another firefighter the department has tried to keep this quiet. the past several weeks until a source there called the i-teamstand noise. he has a story you'll see only on abc 7. no one involved in this case the firefighters their lawyers or the fire chief would agree to an on-camera interview, but i've been able to piece the story together through sources court documents and other information obtained under the california public records act. this is the mugshot for 47 year old robert muhammad. he is pleaded not guilty to felony assault with a deadly weapon with several enhancements and one special. allegation great bodily injury the victim 56 year old gabriel shin told police. he has known muhammad for over 20 years as they are both firefighters for the city of san
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francisco. it appears some disagreement on the job turned into an attack in the here's what happened. sources tell me on the morning of february 1st. muhammad went to station 25 on 3rd street retrieved shin's home address from a fire department computer and left with what's called a hydrant spanner a heavy brass wrench measuring about 15 inches used to turn hydr. on and off he drove across the bridge to shin's home in oakland and confronted them the argument escalated muhammad allegedly. shin with that spanner i want emergency, but he reporting. yes might be with a wrench on 9th avenue and east 19th street a neighbor reported the violent attack, but got the victim's gender wrong. it looks like a lady. with a lynch some kind of iron object by the time police arrived muhammad was gone an ambulance transport. to highland hospital where doctors determined. he had suffered a broken left
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arm swollen right arm and concussion as a result of the assault one week later mohamed self surrendered at santa rita jail to face charges the attorney jim torres agreed to an interview but then backed out over the phone. he criticized san francisco fire department officials tours told me robert muhammad displayed acts of aggression toward colleagues and superiors for over a decade. he called it a pattern that went undocumented and unaddressed taurus also claimed within 48 hours of the attack fire department brass urged gabriel shinn to drop the charges. i wanted to ask san francisco fire chief janine nicholson about all that. but her spokesman said she would not be available because this is an hr matter muhammad's attorney also declined to be interviewed for this report. muhammad is out of jail after posting $30,000 bail. he scheduled to appear in court next month. i'll let you know what happens for the i-team dan noyes abc 7 news. and if you would like to see a
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story investigated contact the abc 7 news, i team go to abc7news.com/i team or call 1-88-40i team. we've been reporting on a big spike in airfares. this travel season experts blame high fuel prices a shortage of planes and pilots and a big surgeon tourism prices on some routes doubled since 2019. so one bay area couple was very glad that they booked their flight to italy last year when prices low, only problem their flight just got canceled and their low fare. that's gone seven on your size. michael. finley is in the newsroom and was able to help them out michael. i was dan the airline said due to a shortage of aircraft the couple's flight to italy was canceled the couple had to call and rebook, but the the flight they booked last year now cost $4,000 more this year. i mean i was pulling my hair out. i was like i can't believe. after staying home the past two
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years karen ward and her husband michael decided to splurge on a trip to italy our 40th anniversary. is this summer and we decided to rent a goa in tuscany for a month karen fight last september on united airlines in business class the fair 7,600 for two tickets, so we splurged on business because it's our anniversary. they got their confirmation booked the villa and everything seemed great and then saturday i get this email saying your flight's been canceled. the notice said their aircraft has no longer available. they should call to read books. i was on the phone with her for three and a half hours an agent book two more tickets at the same price the later karen saul they were now seated in economy class. she called back. handing her business class seats, and they said no it's not comparable if i wanted the exact same flight that i purchased eight months ago. i would have had to pay $4,000 more. that's when i said no. no, i'm not paying a penny more
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you've had my money for eight months. i lived up to my side of the contract. she contacted seven on your side turns out if an airline cancels your flight you are entitled to a cash refund experts say airlines try to avoid that by offering a good deal the airline typically would prefer that you keep your money with them and take an alternative option. you can actually request to be on an improved flight indeed when karen called united again the airline agreed to give her those business class seats for the same price after all united telling us we work diligently to find customers as suitable alternative if their travel is impacted by a schedule change. my husband and i are just thrilled and eternally grateful. travel slowed down in the earlier phases of the pandemic and airlines are now gearing back up. so keep track of your bookings. watch out for flight cancellations and changes now. i've posted the full statement
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from united airlines on our website. i want to hear from you. send me your story about buying a home a car paying off a load anything that has to do with you spending big bucks. we want to hear about both your triumphs and frustrations go to abc 7 news com slash 7 on your side to share the story dan. how about that an extra four grand the same tickets? i was literally nervous watching this story these poor folks, but great job helping them out my as always. thank you. happening now a rally in downtown oakland to show solidarity with the victims of the racist attack in buffalo, new york sky 7 is live outside city hall where you can see a decent sized crowd has gathered there. the event is organized by the anti-police terror project. for the weekend a gunman shot 13 people killing 10 at a supermarket in buffalo, new york. coming up next the latest on the war new crane and the impact it's having on the world's largest alliance.
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satellites into orbit spacex's falcon 9 lifted off before dawn today from the kennedy space center in florida. it deployed 53 starlink satellites into low earth orbit these satellites help prov. broadband internet access well, it's moved now to the war in ukraine and because of that. or two new countries today officially applied to join nato finland and sweden could take a year or so for membership to be completed. we are exercising all right to make our own choices in providing for our security. many time the battle appears to be over for that besieged steel plant in mariopol ukrainian fighters were seen evacuating wounded soldiers are being taken to russian-controlled cities in the east and with their fate uncertain the ukrainian government is pushing to exchange them for russian prisoners of war in the meantime the state department announcing today that it is officially resuming operations. at the us embassy in kiev they
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it can also change the person who takes the picture a group of napa. students were recently treated to a special workshop led by internationally acclaimed photojournalist linda solomon as abc 7 news. anchor liz kreutz reports. her goal is to help students realize their potential through the power of photography. okay, so i'm going to need a bunch of people for this. an andrews has a vision. let's see who i want in this picture. she's gathering a group of her friends mentors even strang. picture i would love to be in your picture. can you be my picture asking them to join in a circle and put out their hands make them like that. so you go right there. yeah kind of touching all to snap one single image that capt. her life dream. my degree was for everyone to be equal like actually equal not just saying. oh, yeah, let's be equal and not finishing it. battlegram founded and run by
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internationally acclaimed photojournalists linda solomon solomon was the longtime personal photographer for aretha franklin and author of the book the queen next door through pictures of hope. she gives students their own camera and then challenges them to share their hopes and their dreams through graffiti, sometimes it's very difficult to share something deep within verbally, but through an art form. through photojournalism is often easier to share something that's so personal. for your solomon has traveled to dozens of cities bringing pictures of hope and the power of photojournalism to students from all walks of life her. hope to help young people find inspiration through images to learn how a single photo can change the world and your own sense of self one photo can change a life. but you just got to give that child a chance so is n't for journalism fun. shop at the culinary inst itute iacopia with part of napa county
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unified school districts after school program she came at the personal request of superintendent, dr. barbara nemko who noticed many students struggling after two years of the pandemic. typically i meet kids in june and i'll see him in the parking lot and i'll say so what are you going to do now? i'm going to that valley college. what are you going to study? i don't know. well, what do you want to do? i don't know. well, we would like to see kids. prepare for it now and that's where pictures of hope comes in on a sheet of paper solomon had students right out their hopes and dreams to go to college to help those in need to find a talent. i'm truly proud of to find self. and allow myself some love. we just need to show. how these kids aren't dreaming for iphones, they're dreaming for things that truly matter for 12 year old jonathan irig his dream to help someone. alright jonathan. so when you think of helping people what kind of photograph do you see or where do you think that you could do?
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i feel like if i'm like if the world kinder to each other so like if somebody's in need you can help them jonathan set out to find inspiration. so what i did, i found two super nice people who were holding hands and well, she was helping him. the other students also finding small everyday moments to symbolize something much more significant my dream is that one day we will have a tolerant world with no hate and no. discrimination against other people my hope is to really make people happy and make them smile and stuff. my dream is to find a location or room that feels like home among the photos the one from addison this diverse circle of representing her dream of equality. i feel likeraiktion of
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equality. the students photos will then be printed on to note cards and sold at an exhibition here at the culinary institute of america on may 23rd. let's see. yeah, it looks brighter. they have the opportunity to learn from the best about how to pictures to have a professional camera that they can take with them and to get into the habit of really looking at the world around. it you think of how often we walk by things and we just don't pay attention and when you have a camera that is always with you you you're always looking for something that is unique and i think that will open their eyes to so many things that they otherwise might never see. i want to be a photographer when i'm older. today a little bit but not as much as i know it now every child needs that chance to share a dream. and know that can come true in napa lisproit's abc 7 news the
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power of a picture. well, everyone is welcome to attend the students photo exhibit on monday, may 23rd at 5:30 pm at the culinary institute of america at copia in napa 100% of the proceeds from the sale of the us will go to the napa unified afterschool program pretty amazing. yeah, it certainly is. all right. right. our high temperatures are amazing. you said himself tracking those four sandy? yeah, jen and on the temperatures were seven to 13 degrees above average for this time of year. and building with some air quality that is moderate around san rafael and oakland. to also around davenport in santa cruz. most other areas are reporting green, which is good air quality, but it's hard to miss that haze in the air. it's pretty obvious here from our east bay hills camera good air quality tomorrow good to moderate friday through sunday. it's still safe to get outside live doppler 7 right now showing you the lack of clouds and fog as we check out those temperatures tomorrow.
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coming down not quite as hot as what we marion still got to 90 degrees in fairfield 61 and half. moon bay. the winds are coming up. the fire danger goes up in solano county and in our north and east bay hills now. friday temperatures are going to drop off a few more degrees 80s inland 60s coast. been similar perhaps a little bit warmer for the weekend the accuweather forecast does feature increasing fire danger the next two days and then those temperatures and the winds will come down over the weekend. we'll bring back the heat for those of you who like it nineties inland monday through wednesday. next week online dan. okay. thanks so much, amy. center yeah, chris alvarez, is there live? hi chris. hi guys live outside of chase center and thrive city. it's warm out here, but a little bit of cold shooting so far in this warriors game all the fans inside wearing this gold-blooded shirt a sea of yellow will update you on the warriors game and talk a little bay area baseball too that's coming up next from thrive city here chase sports next. booking most cruises can be complicated.
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sponsored by united way bay area everybody chris alvarez live outside thrive city just outside chase into the warriors game going on right now game one of the western conference semifinals warriors and mavericks and at last check 43-37 warriors up about three minutes ago. now we were here a little bit. earlier and set the scene for a fans outside that aren't in here are watching the game outside of beautiful monitor, of course on center you have fans just riled up wearing. you're scared. not a lot of mavericks fans here. and this is something the
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warriors have done throughout the postseason. haven't watch parties whether games are home or away a lot more action when the games are away when chase center obviously isn't packed full of warriors fans, but still a very good vibe out here. you have all the fans cheering on their team and we caught up with a couple of them as the game was going on. earlier just a little bit ago in this thing. it might be a sweet. oh, it's awesome. you know when you can't get a ticket to the game. it's fun to be out here with other warrior fans and enjoy the game. oh, man. we send the culture. this is the first year that we're here. you know what i mean? we gotta set it right. you know what i mean? you got to do it for oakland and we got to do it for this bay area you got like garlic and like let's play hard every every single game. no turnovers. don't turn. yeah. no turnovers. there's nothing like partying with dub nation. actually the warriors just took a 12-point lead here as they take a timeout. we're just about two and a half
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minutes ago, but you saw the fans. i love the guy with all of those jerseys. he's probably my favorite fan. i've met out here so far what has seen it is of course. have much more highlights and reaction come up in sports tonight at 11. jr. stone is all so here. so we got you covered on everything warriors from thrive city inside then back of the studio later tonight. let's talk a little baseball the giants and rockies wrapping up a three-game set in colorado, you know things can always get weird when the giants are in colorado, but cisco has had a 12-game losing streak to the rockies believe it or not. we'll show you these highlights logan webb the ace on the mound for san francisco. pretty good through seven innings. he had six strikeouts and left the game with a three two lead, but then the giants bullpen came in and that famous colorado altitude kicking in tied at three cj krone a two run homer off jose alvarez gave the rockies a lead in the 8th and the giants lose the game five to three san francisco. be back home to base the padres on friday. how about the twins visiting the a's afternoon baseball at the coliseum chad pinder christian
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pace lexanon this one got so hand pinder who's actually a position player was in 12-4 in the ninth and gilbert celestino drives it home two runs here. so wild game for the a's they lose it 14 to 4 former a money gray got the win in this one sports on abc 7 is sponsored by united way bay area guys, and i keep selling it all postseason long, but i've been here for road games. i've been here as a fan. i've been here as obviously a sports anchor and it's always a lot of fun. obviously the building is packed tonight, but you have places to eat you have music in between if you haven't been out here. i know you guys are busy too anchor in the news, but you should get out here. it's a lot of fun and it's only gonna get bigger as these games get there. can you imagine the scene when the nba finals are here potentially? obviously we have games on our air, but you've seen over the years where places like milwaukee toronto. this place is packed. i imagine the same thing would happen here at thrive city and chase center. it's electric and also feels different in the building just being here at warm-ups. celebrity row i was not the biggest celebr. in the building tonight guys,
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believe it or not that is hard to believe field trip over there dan. yeah. i know we should that sounds like it's a lot of fun over there. thanks, chris. need to feel all right coming up tonight on abc 7 starting at eight. it's the goldbergs the wonder years the connors and home economics, then it's a million little things. and followed by abc 7 news at 11. that'll do it for abc 7 news at 6. thanks for joining us. i'm on a date and i'm dan ashley for sandy patel chris alvarez all of us. we appreciate your time. have a great evening. we'll see you again at 11.
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