tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC August 29, 2022 11:00pm-11:35pm PDT
here at city of refuge, we house up to 26 families. we reduce homelessness, address mental health, provide spaces for addiction to be broken, create spaces of healing and restoration. for the first time ever, prop 27 will provide permanent funding for organizations like ours. saying yes to prop 27 means more people get the assistance that they nee they get someone to partner in such a way to see transformation come to them. yes on prop 27, because there's no place like home.
fentanyl, a brightly colored version of the synthetic opioid that targets teenagers and young adults. i team reporter stephanie sierra spoke with the bay area based nonprofit tracking the impact of this deadly trend. five minutes and 15 seconds. this tiny test strip can save your life, then check founders alison heller. indian schultz have partnered with more than 40 businesses across the bay area to distribute these test kits in places like bars, nightclubs, restaurants, book clubs, tattoo parlors and thrift shops. these venues have seen a 46% increase in demand over the past four months, and now they're seeing why rainbow fentanyl it's the latest version of fentanyl or fendt coming in. form of brightly colored pressed pills or powder that looks like sidewalk chalk. this photo is from a recent bust in oregon, investigators say dealers are using the attractive colors to target young teens. in some cases, pressing the drug into food like fruit loops, and the scary part is local bay area.
vendors say it's working. it has been interesting. we've heard that young people have been going to our bars that we work with being very polite and up front saying i am under age. i'm not here to drink. i did see online from the french check map professional test strips here. and the staff are happy to bring you strips at the door. aside from the bay area has vendors in l a and cities in new york, north carolina, oregon and pennsylvania, schultz says. in these areas, there's two different elements of rainbow fat, one of which is pressed pills that are designed to be appealing to kids that have some fentanyl indem. but they are not that have fentanyl in them. >> the second element, the chalk-like substance is proving to be more dangerous as it is often 100% pr fentanyl. -- pure fentanyl. >> initially the problem was
that it had infiltrated the heroin supply and people were taking it accidentally. now people are so addicted that they are seeking out fentanyl. >> fentanyl-related opioid deaths appear to be trending younger. in 2020, the highest rate of deaths in alameda county involved 30-34-year-olds, whereas in 2021 the demographic shifted to 29-31-year-olds. which is why scholz says always test, especially if you see any trace of color. >> those little specks of color represent and. dion: nasa says it could give the launch of artemis one another shot on friday. the launch was supposed to go this morning but had to be scrubbed.
there was an issue with one of the rocket support engines. the next opportunity is friday but nasa officials say whether another attempt is made depends on how testing goes the next three days. dan: let's turn now to the weather forecast. dion: charlie, all eyes on the weekend? >> never too early, and the weekend is going to feature dangerous and extreme heat. but let's get to the forecast and we will talk more about this. temperatures will be in the conference -- comfort zone. check out what is ahead as we head towards the holiday weekend, triple digit heat. when you go from 82 102 in santa rosa, one hunted five in livermore, you will notice. an area of high pressure will build westward, bringing hot
desert air right towards the bay area and that is why an excessive heat watch is in -- been posted. saturday through monday highs will be possibly up to 110 degrees. dangerous heat because overnight it will not cool off much so the risk of heat illnesses will be in the moderate to even very high category. saturday you will notice 107 in fairfield, 104 livermore, sunday 109 in antioch. the coast remains comfortable. monday, temperatures up into the 108-110 category. this is what you need to worry about if somebody is busy -- dizzy, for heat exhaustion. i did post this to social media so take a closer look so you can keep yourself and others safe. some fog around the coastal areas but it is not a lot.
temperatures 50's to 70's, a life of you our emeryville camera. -- view of our emeryville camera. and this time, we are talking about increased fire danger. wildfires in northern california and oregon on keeping the air quality worse. which is why we had the air quality advisory today. tomorrow, the district has not issued an advisory. but there will be some haze in the bay area. a gorgeous view from our golden gate camera. the air quality will be moderate the next three days. fog tomorrow morning, baby mist and drizzle, and it will linger near the coast. temperatures 50's, 60's. afternoon highs low 90's inland, mid 60's coast. the seven-day forecast featuring a big change towards the end of
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for decades, i've worked at the intersection of domestic violence and homelessness. so when prop 27 promised solutions to homelessness, i took a good, hard look. it's not a solution. 90% of the money goes to the out-of-state corporations who wrote it. very little is left for the homeless. don't let corporations exploit homelessness to pad their profits. vote no on 27.
dan: a nebraska pumpkin farmer found a way to celebrate his birthday. he pedaled 38 miles down the missouri river in a hollowed out pumpkin that he drew himself. dion: this doesn't look very comfortable. he is waiting to see if he was certified by guinness world records for the longest journey by pumpkin boat. believe it or not, but record is already on the books. someone once took a 25 mile ride by pumpkin. who knew? i don't think this will be in the sports segment. dan: top of that, the pumpkin paddling boat. >> jimmy garoppolo is staying with the 49ers. the giants find a spark in san diego,
♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪♪ ♪ (don't stop me) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ having a good time ♪ ♪ i'm a shooting star leaping through the sky like a tiger ♪ ♪ defying the laws of gravity ♪ ♪ (don't stop me now) ♪ ♪ 'cause i'm having a good time ♪ ♪ i don't wanna stop at all, yeah ♪ ♪ ah, da, da, da, da da, da, ah, ah ♪ what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27? 26 is a money grab that doesn't guarantee a cent for non-gaming tribes. 27 requires 15% of all state revenues go to non-gaming tribes. the choice is clear. yes, on 27.
>> jimmy garoppolo staying in san francisco. after all the speculation about a potential trade, garoppolo and the niners have agreed to a restructured one year contract worth $6.5 million, and it includes a no trade clause. giants opening a seven-game home stand,. they scored three runs off of carlos rodon and then the windswept -- lights went down in the city literally. oracle park's lights went out,
causing a 40 minute delay. then joc pederson with a two-run shot to right center. giants go up 5-2. san francisco rallied for three runs, here comes davis but that is as close as they get. giants lose the game 6-5. serena williams taking the court for what is expected to be the final appearance of her career. here is serena looking good. and then matchpoint in the first. the return into the net but serena takes the first set, and she eventually won argo 6-3, 6-3. stephen curry's is raising money for the eat. learn. play pillar to raise money for children's literacy.
he says it is all about making resources easier to access. >> that is one of ayesha's babies. they want the books and the fruits of the vegetables. it is doing exactly what it is designed to do. the sky is the limit on how we can continue helping the community. community. >> i'm bringing back my spicy chicken strips. while i'm at it, my most popular former employee, mark hamill. well, what's my motivation? to not get fired again... i can work with that. actors! spicy chicken strips and me, mark hamill, back for a limited time.
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