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whether new rules about enforcing traffic tickets are being followed. dan: we take you inside outside lands before golden gate wanna help kids get their homework done? well, an internet connection's a good start. but kids also need computers. and sometimes the hardest thing about homework is finding a place to do it. so why not hook community centers up with wifi? for kids like us, and all the amazing things we're gonna learn. through project up, comcast is committing $1 billion dollars so millions more students can continue to get the tools they need to build a future of unlimited possibilities.
>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. ama: tonight, a clash between protesters and security at a newly closed oakland elementary school. it is the latest development department elementary, or people opposed to the closure have been state -- staging incident since may. dan: protesters told us they were forcibly evicted from the campus tonight and shared with us some cellphone video of a heated moment. >> wait for opd. you don't have the power to arrest people. reporter: tensions reaching a boiling point added east oakland school that permanently closed. local councilman carroll fife
was one of the people who showed up. what >> i witnessed a may late, people getting roughed up. reporter: parents and other people in the community have been staging incident since may. on thursday, their attempt to standard what -- ground turned into a clash with unified security. >> we had people getting hurt and abused. reporter: several people were bloodied and bruised in the class. >> i don't know who authorized this is the school board is out of session. reporter: oakland unified school person saying they found the school empty thursday so crews changed the locks and set the alarm. a short time later, someone broke through a lock to get back in. >> i have a call into the superintendent, i am waiting to hear from them on what happened today. who made the call for this force to come out here and engage with people.
reporter: the group claims were told district staff are only coming to remove items to be taken to other schools. after sending out a text calling for reinforcements, the group made their way inside, and they said the fight is far from over. >> doing this and closing schools is doing a disservice and harming our children. dan: parker elementary is one of seven schools oakland unified plans to close, citing a budget deficit and declining enrollment. four others were set to merge. oakland police were called to the school today, it is unclear if arrests were made. ama: in berkeley, the student housing projects this march a clash between protesters and police is now closed. two officers were closed and equipment was vandalized. they will assess the situation and decide when to start construction again. the project includes housing for
1100 students and 125 homeless people. the university associated -- the university says the existing park will be revitalized. dan: we are 12 hours away from san francisco biggest music festival. outside lands. 220 1000 people expected to attend the event over the next three days the which could be a huge boon for the economy. abc7news reporter j.r. stone has more on the boost from out of town concertgoers. >> my name is kelsey, i am from san diego. >> from sacramento. >> so excited. reporter: defenses are up, tickets are being sold, that means the outside lands music festival is set to start friday. >> we have 10 friends visiting that we know. it will be fun, a little reunion. i am super excited about post-malone. reporter: >> i most looking forward to green day.
i'm super pumped. reporter: some san francisco motels in the marina district are packed. others say they will fill up with concertgoers friday. >> it's going to be packed, crazy. we are going to be full. >> i worked all summer to save up for this weekend. reporter: economic benefit or not, some residents say here we go again. >> three days where i'm essentially prisoner home. it got hustlers, people who are stone, drugged out, wandering around. leaving their trash all over. reporter: to some, they are just looking for something that brings them pre-pandemic field, fun and no worries. >> we never left the house during covid. >> we heard it is all good vibes. let's be real, with everything, all the other concerts and crazy things going on, i think this is what we need. just a little peace and love.
>> positivity. reporter: peace and love is wonderful, multiple law enforcement agencies will be on hand for security. they were and you're driving a car to the events of don't block a driveway or will be towed. dan: let's go to abc7news meteorologist sandhya patel up with a look at the forecast for outside lands. sandhya: if you are going to be there and moving and grooving, this is going to be music to your ears, the weather is going to be perfect. live doppler 7 we have the fog around, typical for this time of year. the marine layer is about 1800 feet deep. we have onshore winds, higher clouds above. here is a look at the forecast. you're going to see some fog from time to time, a little breezy, some high clouds around. as you check out the three day outside lands music festival forecast, dusty with sunshine tomorrow, 64°.
saturday, fog to sun and breezy, typical weather for sunday, upper 50's, getting into the low 60's. i will be back with a complete look at the weekend forecast coming up. ama: now to the latest on the monkeypox operate. today the white house declared a public health emergency as cases rise across the country. as reena roy explains, the declaration frees up money to shore up testing and the vaccine supply. reporter: the biden administration declaring the virus public health emergency. >> we do expect cases will continue to rise as people have more access to testing. reporter: the move frees up additional resources for vaccines, treatment and tracking. californians of illinois and new york have already issued their own public health emergencies. new york city eats at the epicenter of the virus, opened
23,000 more vaccine appointments, but only for the first shot of two needed for protection. >> with cases doubling every week, it is paramount the government prepare a health care system to meet demands so americans can remain safe. reporter: health officials say there are more than one million vaccine doses going out. the cdc estimates up to one point 7 million people are at high risk. >> how do i get an appointment? i was able to snag this my came. reporter: the fda is looking into whether i can stretch the vaccine supply without risking safety or efficacy. nearly all the cases are between men who have sex with men. five children in the u.s. have been infected. the virus is primarily that -- primarily spread through skin to skin contact. it is rarely fatal. >> i've seen patients recover within two weeks, others don't
recover until three or five weeks later. reporter: as cases increase, the virus will likely hit other communities. the is launching a research program to consider a new potential monkeypox vaccine with mrna technology. ama: s of mta is saying a shooting on a muni bus was targeted. one person was killed and another hurt while the bus was traveling through sunnydale yesterday. transit officials of short video from the bus in the street nearby with sfpd. police have not released a suspect description. muni is hiring 20 additional transit ambassadors who will ride buses and trains to fit help passengers feel safe. dan: new from ri teams of the state has eliminated all lake traffic fines -- late traffic fines. that means more money in your pockets of a bay area log group is concerned that some courts may not be following the new rules. i team reporter has the story.
reporter: california has some of the highest traffic fines and fees in the nation. a new state law in effect aims to help your wallet. >> we publish people -- we punish people extravagantly for traffic violations. fines make up a small portion. but also with a ton of mandatory fees. reporter: he is an attorney for the lawyers committee for civil rights. he explains assembly bill 199 aims to cut down costs, eliminating traffic late fees before july 1 of this year. >> prior to july, this was a $300 fee imposed against nearly anyone who missed the deadline. reporter: for someone caught jaywalking, it is a $35 fine. if you add on them mandatory court fees, it comes up to around $297. that is without missing the deadline. if you did miss the deadline.
>> courts would add 300 dollars civil assessment on top of that $297. reporter: instead of the $300, any late traffic they will bert. sonoma county superior court is still advertising $300 late fee on their website. reporter: >> the law has been in effect for over a month. it is beyond time these courts get into compliance and stop collecting money they are no longer owed. reporter: prior to this law, civil assessment late fees were extracting around $100 million from california court, mainly impacting low income families who struggle the most to pay to get that. >> for too long, reports have been relying on low income individuals paying civil assessment to fund many of their operations. what this does is make sure we reduce that burden. reporter: this law has
eliminated more than $500 million in late fee that. if you believe you overpaid, contact local county courts for a refund. ama: what started as a missing persons investigation became a murder case. within six months later, here how the family is coping. dan: the wnba honoring brittney griner as the star is sentenced to many years in the russian president. ama: the sonoma county fair
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ama: new details tonight in the murder case of alexis gabe's of the 24-year-old oakland woman disappeared in january and is believed to have been killed by her ex-boyfriend. her body has never been found. new evidence is forcing the family to reconsider their hope she may still be alive. our reporter spoke to her parents. the story contains graphic content. >> what have you done? reporter: the parents of alexis gabe have hung onto the hope that one date their daughter would come home. based on new evidence from police, they now acknowledge your daughter may be gone. >> we saw those images, that she's been gone. reporter: they had a meeting with antioch police and work presented with a detailed timeline of events leading to their daughter's murder including surveillance footage, cell phone records and never
before seen photos. she went missing on january 26 after visiting her ex-boyfriend, marshall jones. >> they showed us images of the bathroom. reporter: they say uv light should blood on the bathroom door, bathtub and washing machine. there were some video of the ex-boyfriend taking three large garbage bags to his mother's house, or police also found traces of blood. >> the garbage bag seemed heavy to us. seeing more than one bag, we would question the police saying, does that mean she is in pieces? >> marshall curtis jones, a resident of antioch, killed alexis at his home on or about january 26, 2022. reporter: police have maintained
that he murdered alexis, but the reason is unknown. he was killed by seattle area law enforcement while attempting to observe arm arrest warrant in june. -- serve an arrest warrant in june. reporter: the family isn't giving up. they are waiting for dna analysis on the blood as police continued to search the town of pioneer, where they believe jones dumped the garbage bags. they say their daughter deserves justice. [inaudible] dan: new at 11:00, wnba star brittney griner was found guilty for drug possession in a russian courtroom today. she was sentenced to nine years in prison for carrying cannabis oil in her luggage through a russian airport. before tonight's phoenix mercury game, they stood for a moment of silence to honor her jersey
number. cracked we are steadfastly committed to keeping her case alive until she is safely back on american soil. dan: fans chanted bring britney home. the u.s. is taking the next steps to do a prisoner exchange to bring her back to the united states. ama: investigators say a brush fire near a homeless encampment. it burns not far from home, but no evacuations were ordered. fire officials say numerous hotspots extended -- required mop up into the evening. dan: we talked about the outside lands forecast up a lot going on this weekend all over the bay area. sandhya: just a day away. i want to show you live doppler 7. while things are quiet here, it wasn't the case in this era, were we saw numerous thunderstorms erupting. it is still raining across parts of southern california, this is
due to the monsoon float, prompting the flash flood watch that is still in effect south of the tahoe area around bishop, down towards barstow into nevada. we have a red flag warning around northeastern california until tomorrow night. more thunderstorms with dry lightning possible on top of critically dry fuels could start new fires. that is a concern. had the big mckinney fire burning up there. with those thunderstorms, we did see rain. it did cause some problems and debris float, flash flooding, heavy rain reports around the region, dozens of them. we need the rain. the statewide drought monitor came out today, there has been a slight shrinking of exceptional drought in the southeast corner. right near the nevada border, you will notice the exceptional category shrank a bit. here in the bay area is that we are still in severe drought. this is one of our driest months. we are going to have to wait
until the rainy season begins to see any change in that trap. we know one thing -- in that drought. this is our natural ac running into night, most areas running cooler. it was hot in length, 60's coast side. exploratorium camera showing you the fog over san francisco tonight. areas of fog, patchy drizzle. we are looking at lower humidity for the weekend. we are still seeing 60 1° dew point in half moon bay, and 50's around the rest of the region, which is muggy. as we see mid and high-level clouds filtering are sunshine, it will add humidity today or tomorrow. temperatures from the 60's to 70's. still mild to warm. high pressure will continue to pull up that monsoon moisture. an area of low pressure brings us a stronger sea breeze. we get the fog and drizzle, and
the sierra for thunderstorms and rain tomorrow. here in the bay area, first thing in the morning it is going to start out mild, upper 50's to upper 60's. watch out for damp roadways and the fog around the region. for the afternoon, we will drop those temperatures in the inland areas in the mid-80's, mid 60's coast side, breezy with a mix of fog, sun and higher clouds. lower humidity for your weekend plans. our typical pattern next week with a wide range of temperatures, getting hot in length, mid 90's inland midweek, mid 60's coast side. dan: tha
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ama: the sonoma county fair is back for the first time in three years. during the height of the pandemics of the barefaced cancellation and downsized in 2021. now live with horse racing, crowds and games are making a comeback. >> it was tough not having the full fare in 2020 and 2021. seeing people come, excited to be here, the staff is excited. putting everything back together, it is like a reunion. ama: this year's theme is tropical fair-adise.
it will be up and running through august 14. dan: frustration overflowing for the giants. ama: larry beil is here with sports. larry: the giants get swept by the dodgers again. the skipper, is frustrated as anybody, ejected for the first time as a giant. next in sports. for years, california's non-gaming tribes have been left in the dust.
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he got ejected, as the dodgers completed their second swe o the giants a season. he had to pull down. jd davis, of clayton kershaw in the second, this never used to happen. davises first is a giant put some up to-one. the dodgers have too much talent, bats, his second homer of the series. it is 4-2 l.a.. frustration in the sixth, after garcia strikes out james. that is a dodgers celebration thing. that's was all upset. -- betts was upset. the dodgers and the giants are 55th loss of the year, tying their total from last season. a's and angels, chug, chug, chug, got a hydrate.
sean murphy, two run double in the third. he leads the a's in rbis. next page, seth brown muscles up, to run shop. a's are up, it is a six run endings that they take a six-to lead. the angels hit seven solo home run. no other runs scored. they, despite seven homers. a's victorious 8-7. silicon valley, coco gauff only 18 years old when the first set 6-4. ace there. cruising in the second, up five games to one, osaka fights off seven match points, with the big serve of her own. the eighth time turns out to be the charm as osaka will hit long. she advances 6-4, 6-4. moving on to the quarterfinals. nfl is back, the raiders owner,
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