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for your wake of destruction. your one little big lie. for your wake of destruction. area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. children demanding their voices be heard in san francisco and across the bay area a call for action on gun control. good evening, and thank you for joining us. i'm dion lim the outcry against gun violence was heard across the country today. they marched in parkland, florida. where in 2018 and expelled student opened fire inside marjory stoneman douglas high school killing 17 people. they marched in washington dc a
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sequel to the 2018 rally following the parkland shooting. they marched in new york city the march for our lives group says more than 450 events were scheduled today in the us abc news reporter cornell bernard shows us how people from across the bay area join the effort. a call in san francisco to end gun violence this rally organized by students who have seen far too many bullets for many of us. we see more our ips than college degrees. i have a 12 year old we have children. we've seen the tragedies over and over again and their heartbreaking they're horrifying they're dying. there are no reason nine year old christian salala he's scared for his. especially i'm waiting for my brother because most of the school shootings happen in middle school and my brother's going in middle school this march for our lives rallied demanded changes in gun laws,
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but we have to hold the senate we have to hold the house of representative responsible for making gun laws that are not going to lead to these mass shootings that we continue to have in our communities. in oakland hundreds marched through downtown demanding that their lives and safety become a priority and the fact that i'd be regulation of guns and we're not trying to take people's guns. i'm a gun owner back in san francisco retired. chp sergeant. angela lunskum is hoping for sensible gun laws, which might have prevented the killing of 19 children and uvalde texas how an 18 year old. god his hands on a gun and went and shot all those poor babies and their teachers. it has to stop in san francisco cornell bernard abc 7 news.
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on the peninsula cries of enough echoed through the streets of redwood city. people demanding stronger gun laws gather at the city public library for a rally then holding signs and chanting they marched through the city. in the east bay people attended a march for our lives event at walnut creek civic park a conquered high school student helped organize. this event protesters said they wanted to stand in solidarity with thousands of people nationwide who are seeking tougher gun control measures. oakland's, very first gun buyback event in nine years has been called a success people showed up in droves outside at thy word ministries on international boulevard. to turning guns of all shapes sizes and calibers in exchange. they received gift cards worth anywhere from 100 to $300 depending on the size of the weapon. these guns will be melted and made into guarding tools that will be used to help beautify, oakland. officers are still telling the
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number of guns collected and will share the numbers later this evening. today over 3,000 quilt panels were displayed in golden gate park each one representing a life loss to the aids epidemic this rare outdoor display marks the 35th anniversary of the national aids memorial quilt the last time it was displayed. with this many panels in san francisco was back in 1988 speakers today reminded the community that the crisis is still not over. oh, my friends were dying. the government did nothing our churches kicked us out. our families abandoned us this combination of homophobia and racism prevented us from moving the world forward. to confront the crisis cleve jones started the project back in 1987. now the quilt is considered the world's largest community arts project. it's memorial service will
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continue until tomorrow afternoon. san mateo county celebrated pride month with a festival today the event at san mateo central park celebrated 10 years of pride on the peninsula organizers say the event has really grown over the years seeing where we started from year one to where we are. your town ten is wonderful. i'm glad that we're growing i'm glad that we are able to engage and interact with our community members here making a safe space for lgbtq. i plus community. today's pride event featured resource booths and musicians along with drag queens and the el camino realtors the lgbtq square dancing club of silicon valley. happening now is celebration of pride month the giants and la dodgers today became the first mlb teams to wear custom on-field pride baseball caps in the same game. the giants were the first team to incorporate pride colors into their uniform last year today. both teams shared a custom pride cap for their game at oracle
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park and if you are looking to find pride ball caps, the giants dugout store will have limited availability. the giants are going to donate game used items and some in oil proceeds to lgbtq+ charities abc 7 news sports will have much more on the game that is happening right now. all right moving on to our toasty temperatures as we take a live look outside where yes, we saw above average highs once again across the bay area today sandy patel joining us now and sandia we do have a little bit of relief on the way. absolutely it is underway right now as we speak for the coast and bay in particular dion. let me show you those temperatures compared to 24 hours ago. it is 9 degrees cooler in santa rosa down six in oakland, san jose five degrees cooler and seven degree drop in concord. yes. it was still hot. inland with 90s which is where we're at in brentwood in fairfield right now, but 64 and half moon bay a refreshing sea breeze inland areas. so particularly solano county is still under an excessive heat
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warning until 11pm tonight the risk of heat illnesses is still there. so take it easy out there temperatures hour by hour. you will notice 80s later on tonight at 10 pm. most areas around the coast and bayer and the comfort zone and as we start off a new day tomorrow morning, it's going to feel like a definite change in the are because by 2 pm. you're not in the 90s. you're actually mostly inland in the 70s. and 80s. yeah big relief. i'll be back with the rest of the forecast coming up dion. all right, sounds good, sandia. thanks, and don't forget you can track the weather conditions where you live anytime. it's on our abc 7 bay area app. it is available right now on roku and amazon fire android tv and apple tv. well, just ahead honoring the life career and legacy of norm mineta tributes today from thousands of miles away for the san jose native who had a lasting impact on the city. so much really the heart of our community of any town.
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today on the east coast for a native son of san jose norman mineta. today's cer he brought together friends family and political heavyweights. always had a better vision about our country more perfect union. he always had knowledge about the subjects that he was talking about. so when he spoke we listened if we were smart we listened.
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secretary minetta died last month that is home in maryland, although he had moved to the east coast his heart remained in his beloved hometown. every day i drive to work on the norman y, minetta, california highway 85 15 minutes from the minute a transportation institute at san jose state university i think you get the picture of san jose's regard for dad. secretary minetta will return home on wednesday. his ashes will rest in honor at san jose city hall and on thursday. another memorial is planned at the san jose civic auditorium. where former president bill clinton will speak then minetta will be laid to rest next to his parents and his siblings in the city. he called the valley of his dreams. a grand opening on the peninsula is building a better bay area by helping the community come together a ceremony today marked the opening of the new millbrae recreation center. this moment has been a long time
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in the making in 2016 arson destroyed the previous community center that facility was considered the heart of the community by many city county and state officials were on hand for today's ribbon cutting. this will transform millbrae and bring the community together in a way. that is it's just really very very special. millbrae's new recreation facility is 24,000 square feet and includes a licensed preschool fitness center team game room arts center conference rooms and a community room. to the north bay now where smart service is expanding starting on monday. the rail transit agency says it is adding 10 trips every weekday for both northbound and southbound service that will increase the number of weekday trips to 36 while smart says demand is not quite back at pre-pandemic levels. it is expanding service due to increased ridership. well, just ahead extreme heat yesterday forced uc davis to
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cancel its graduation ceremony midway through it at least six people were sent to the hospital and the weather has led to some last-minute changes to this weekend's graduation ceremonies. temperatures down today. i'll let you know when inland areas will feel the relief coming up. and as if we need to remind you dove nation abc 7 is the exclusive home for the finals left pre-game and post-game programming throughout the series. continuing with game 5 on monday tipoff is at 6 pm.
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women in the bay area got a helping hand today as they begin a new chapter in their lives women veterans. got to enjoy a free boutique experience today in walnut creek during the ce. they had an opportunity to pick up for free donated business clothes to them present a
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professional appearance for interviews in new civilian careers the california department of veterans affairs helps organize the event it is usually held in san diego and has helped more than 1,700 women over the past five years. happening tomorrow the stern grove festival opens with its first concert of the summer bay area legends tower of power and rapper too short kick things off at 2 pm. stern groves 85th music festival runs through august. 14th reservations open up 12 days before each sunday concert last year the final show of the year was canceled because of a water main break that flooded the site. well, once again some uc davis graduates will have to wait to receive their diplomas this time though. it's not because of covid friday's outdoor ceremony was canceled after it started due to extreme heat and exhaustion for hours attendees were sitting out in hot temperatures considering the heat conditions that we are all well.
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of unfortunately, we believe it's in the best interests of those graduates on the field to please vacate the field. in total over 30 calls for medical help were made and more than five. people were hospitalized uc davis says, they will now start their sunday commencement earlier at seven am they will also provide fans shade tents and water stations sandia. can you imagine i mean being in black and cap and gown also on top of all of that? no, and they have an excessive heat warning going again today as it's another hot day. so dion i cannot even imagine it's dangerous heat no doubt about it here in the bay area. let me show you what's already starting to bring us relief as you look from our sutro tower camera. here comes the fog through the golden gate. it's a nice change of pace onshore winds right now in san mateo 29 miles an hour concord. you're getting a nice breeze at 26. that's helping to take some of those temperatures down. now as we go hour by hour, you will notice six o'clock tonight. it is going to be a breezy one
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if you're stepping out keep that in mind tomorrow afternoon. we are still looking at those gusty on shore winds, which will help. further cool the bay area obviously we've been dealing with the hot weather today again inland to live doppler 7 showing you the fog right near the coast here it is close up from our golden gate bridge camera and a look at those temperatures 67 in the city. it is 73 in oakland mountain view still warm along with santa clara 84 in san jose here. live view from our east bay hills camera. looking towards mount diablo claire's skies as we look in that direction upper 80s around santa rosa 92 in fairfield 89 in concord and a live view from our sutro tower camera seeing blue skies over san francisco coastal fog expands overnight. there is a possibility of sprinkles tomorrow morning and it is going to be breezy and noticeably cooler tomorrow if you're not noticing it yet. so the fog along the coast tonight will be moving in over the bay and then you'll notice that there's a cold front going through. northern california tomorrow morning that may actually just
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bring an isolated shower or sprinkles to the northern end of our viewing area certainly drizzle possible along the coast and then a clean sweep by tomorrow afternoon evening. you are going to be seeing the sun but it's not going to be anywhere near the warmth that we experienced inland today morning temperature is in the 50s 60s watch out for that fog and a little bit of damp roadways afternoon highs it's going to be a mild one in the south bay 79 in san jose 74 milpitas 84 in gilroy on the peninsula mid-70s from palo alto to mountain view low 60s. here are coastside breezy lingering fog. certainly downtown. san francisco will see partly cloudy skies 67 degrees north bay temperatures 74 in vallejo, san rafael 76 in santa rosa in the east bay definitely more in the comfort zones. so you're looking at 70 in oakland and hayward inland areas. lead to in fairfield 77 degrees in livermore. here's a look at the accuweather 7-day forecast morning sprinkles giving way to a much cooler day bright and breezy for your monday and the warming trend
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will continue through the middle of the work week with mid-90s inland low 60s co-side and then cooler and breezier weather as we end off the work week and head into the weekend weekend larry's here now with sports. sandia thank you. we are still marveling at steph curry who put together one of the best games in the history of the nba finals. so what did steph think of his epic 43-point point performance that's next in sports.
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now abc 7 sports with chris alvarez chris is flying back from boston. so i'm here before game 4 the
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nba finals. we wondered if steph curry's injured foot would hamper him against the celtics by the end of game four last night. we wondered what planet steph curry came from because he displayed otherworldly skills 43 points carrying the warriors to victory tying the final series of two games apiece. you can tell he was heated up emotionally early on it's the first quarter three forcing a boston time that and watch him immediately run to the fans on the opposite end of the floor. they were taunted again. he gives it right back. you don't want to make steph curry angry because you won't like him when he's angry. a lot of people are saying this was steph's best finals performance ever, not him. i don't write my performances though. just win the game. you can want it so bad. you kind of get in your own way a little bit and everybody feels a little bit of pressure. can go to opposite way i wanted to try to. leverage that the you know in a positive direction for us. yeah, he wasn't letting us lose. that's just what it boils down
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to we had somebody there and he was just making them. what he does, you know, we obviously have to do a better job of limiting that there's what it is and get another chance to get on monday. he's one of the best players in the world. he's been here before, you know, it's hard, but we never said it was supposed to be easy. so we just get ready for the next game. i said the heart on that man is incredible you know the things he does we kind of take for granted from time to time, but let's go out there and put us on his back and i mean we got to help them out on monday. speaking of monday. what a final series this has turned out to be the drama continues monday night game 5 chase center pregame at 5pm tip off at six all the highlights and interviews after the game all here exclusively on abc 7. i'd say a pretty good weekend to be a bay area sports fan. you got the warriors and the finals plus giants dodgers at oracle park. they got underway just a short time ago right now two nothing
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giants in the fourth against clayton kershaw tyro estrada a home run onto the gays. no, today's fan and retired. for them milwaukee molar back to see his team take on cleveland this afternoon is down. 5-3 bases loaded two out in the 7th. eli morgan thinks that was strike three on seth brown. they called it a ball and morgan was in disbel if you know what's coming right here a high heat and downtown goes seth brown his first career grand slam seven, five a's and they finally snap that 10 game losing streak with a 10-5 win. on from the favor of mo'd donegal wins the belmont huge win for owner mike rapoli who was born in queens. the belmont basically is home track still caused himself mike from queens says the belmont is his derby. he never wanted before actually owned part of the top two horses nest finished second kentucky
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derby with a rich strike who? the preakness finished in sixth place. i don't know if mike is going to survive to celebration there. they're all on top of them. you won you won so good fun at the belmont in new york deal. i'm just glad you didn't suffocate. i was kind of concerned for example second. all right, larry. thanks. well just ahead an annual national holiday in the philippines observe today in san francisco. stay with us. stay with us. the more we learn about covid-19 the more questions and worries we have. calhope can help with free covid-19 emotional support. call 833-317-4673 or live chat at today. when it comes to cybersecurity, the biggest threats don't always strike the biggest targets. so help safeguard your small business with comcast business securityedge™ it's advanced security that continuously scans for threats and helps protect every connected device. the choice is clear. get unbeatable business solutions from the most innovative company. so you can be ready for what's next.
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game anytime. we are live streaming special warriors content on our abc 7 bay area app 24/7 just download the app now wherever you happen to stream. i always loved watching this a dizzying display of dance and color to mark philippine independence day this weekend the bay area filipino folk dance group parungle put on this dazzling performance at the philippine consulate in san francisco to mark. the occasion. its mission is to foster awareness and appreciation of philippine culture. and that is all the time we have for this edition of abc 7 news at five. i'm dion limb for sandia and larry and all of us here. so much for joining us. our next newscast is in just 30 minutes at 6 o'clock, and we will leave you with a live look outside where you can see the temperatures cooling down a little bit. well, maybe you can't see them but trust us it is happening that fog rolling in over the
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golden gate bridge. have a great night and we'll see you right back here tonight at 6. tonight, several developing stories as we come on the air. the nationwide pleas for gun reform. and gas prices reaching uncharted territory amid soaring inflation. first, thousands taking to the streets across the country. survivors of gun violence, their families, and others rallying in more than 400 american cities. from washington to michigan to texas, demanding new laws to stop the epidemic of mass shootings. and tonight, where those bipartisan negotiations now stand in the senate, as another victim of the uvalde school massacre is laid to rest. the national average for a gallon of gas hits $5 for the first time ever. the record prices now changing the way americans live and work. some first responders limiting how they answer calls. workers turning down shifts. inflation now the highest in 40 years.


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