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♪ >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. >> preparations underway across the bay area as we get ready for a weekend heatwave that will bring potentially dangerous temperatures. some areas already cracking triple digits today. good evening. i am dan ashley. ama: i am ama daetz. coverage begins with sandhya patel. sandhya: we are talking about sweltering heat this upcoming weekend. we are going to start to see that heat building not just over the central valley, but shifting westward. as the dangerous heatwave develops, you're really going to feel it in inland communities. inland areas and the hills going under an excessive heat warning. all the areas shaded in orange under a heat advisory 11:00 a.m.
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sunday until sunday night. that is the bay shoreline and marin coastal range. it will carry over into early next week. this saturday, you start to see some 90's and 100's. on monday, we are talking by extreme heat when it is 108 degrees in concord. fire danger will be increasing not just tomorrow, going into the high category, but this upcoming weekend. i will be back. dan? dan: in the east bay, cities are seeing triple digit temperatures just as the high school football season kicks off. tonight in pleasant hill, players and families were battling the heat at a freshman game between foothill and college park high schools. j.r. stone was there and has the story. j.r.: woah, nellie! football is back. if you are just watching this
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high school football game at home, you did not see the tents in the crowd, umbrellas being held or water being served up, you would not realize it was 100 degrees at this game. >> 105 in pleasanton. j.r.: maybe 100 in pleasant hill is a breeze for the out of town football high school freshman team. certainly not a problem for grandma. >> i am a grandparent of number 55 on the foothill high/ pleasanton team. j.r.: not a problem as long as the water is served up, downed and sprayed. >> we use this at disneyland when it gets hot. it is a fan. you just kind of spray. >> that's not normal, not normal. we are enjoying it. j.r.: some folks did not feel comfortable watching the game outside in these triple digit temperatures. those folks opted to go inside their car, where it is air-conditioned. >> very cool.
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that's the beauty of a car with air conditioning and cool seats. j.r.: while most of the parents are confident that their kids have been drinking lots of water. >> make sure he's all hydrated. we've been telling him to heidrick. j.r.: colin admits this is likely the hottest football game his son has ever played in. >> he has not been playing football that long so this is probably about it. j.r.: the concern is not just over this tackle or that one, but over that 100 degrees heat. >> he is still my little boy so i worry about him. he says mom, i got it. they come home and eat and go to bed. j.r.: reporting in a hot pleasant hill, j.r. stone, abc 7 news. ama: with the ongoing heat, a third consecutive flex alert has been called for tomorrow. it runs 4:00 to 9:00 p.m. here's what you can do to
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conserve. if you have ac, set your thermostat to 70 degrees or higher. be sure to turn off any unnecessary lights. dan: what impact does the flex alert have? can one person or household really make that much of a difference? on their house on but those questions -- on's or hassan but those questions to the experts. anser: hot temperatures in september are not unusual for the bay area. climate scientists are concerned about how hot it is getting. livermore reached 103 on thursday. >> we would expect this same type of day to be more like 104 degrees fahrenheit in a three degrees celsius warmth world at the end of the century in 2100. anser: patrick brown is a climate scientist and visiting scholar at san jose state university. he says the impact of global warming on california means drier conditions, which increases the threat of
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wildfires, but it also increases the demand for energy during heat waves. >> we are likely to be above 40,000 megawatts, the highest we have seen this year. anser: the supply about atrocity does not spike at the same time as the spike in demand. california has less hydroelectric power. california does not have the capacity to store huge amounts of solar energy. >> enough storage to store solar energy from the middle of the day and kind of move it to the evening. anser: that's why flex alert is issued, to conserve power and prevent blackouts. >> the surprising thing is how much of a difference individual homes can make. anser: the ceo of home connect, a free service that notifies customers on how to reduce power. he says the average home in california uses two kilowatts of power. 500 homes make up one megawatt. in august of 2020, when california was hit with blackouts, demand exceeded supply by just 500 megawatts.
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he said if households reduce energy use by just 25%, it could prevent blackouts. >> about 50,000 customers to produce their energy use by a bit and that is enough to make up for an entire power plant not having to turn on. anser: the excessive heat is expected to last through labor day weekend. abc 7 news. ama: if you're trying to save on ac or just gets too hard at home, several cooling centers are open. a few people were exercising this morning. the center is open tomorrow and through the weekend. we have a list of cooling centers on her website, dan: remember, you can check temperatures and the weather on demand section of the abc 7 bay area streaming tv app. download it. ama: americans could be getting
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new covid-19 vaccine boosters right after labor day. . the cdc has signed off on the redesign shots meant to protect against omicron variants. the first doses of pfizer's covid-19 booster have already been shipped across the country. more than 100,000 doses were sent as soon as the fda authorized the updated is just. the new vaccine -- updated the new boosters. the new vaccine [audio drop] >> is not to have to give lots of vaccines each year, is to hopefully have this be the vaccine that holds us for as much of this or the entire season, if it can. ama: if you are fully vaccinated, you would be eligible for the new booster two months after your most recent shut. pfizer biontech expects to deliver 3 million doses by tuesday, which is authorized for people 12 and older. moderna's vaccine has been authorized for people 18 and older. dan: education is a key part of building a better bay area.
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we are getting a better look at the challenges we face going forward after the pandemic. new data shows two decades of learning improvements by kids have been wiped away in the span of just two years. tim johns spoke with experts and parents about their own experiences and breaks down those numbers. tim: it is often called the nation's report card. the national center for education statistics releases data from an assessment given to nearly 15,000 kids twice a year. it shows how american students are performing in key subject areas. on thursday, new numbers reveal that since the start of the pandemic, the country has received a failing grade. >> maybe two grades below level, which is tragic in and of itself . tim: from the start of 2020 through the winter of 2022, the covid pandemic and ensuing lockdowns resulted in a learning loss that erased decades of progress. in math and reading,
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nine-year-old students were knocked back to levels not seen since the 1990's. the trend has caused alarm among both educators and parents. >> it>> was easy for people who were not with them each day to say the kids are doing fine, they are resilient, they will get through this. parents who were at home were saying the kids are actually not all right. tim: while the learning losses were broad-based across nearlyfr optiaty impacted. >> i think to contextualize that, i think part of that is because so many of our students of color in the state were already in schools that were under resourced, under invested in, and then you add a pandemic on top of that. tim: since returning to in person learning, parents and teachers have been working overtime trying to catch students up. many say they still worry about the long-term effects. >> these academic numbers i feel are actually just the tip of the iceberg, they are not even addressing the social/emotional
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losses that happened. tim: unless more steps are taken to try and address the learning losses immediately, some fear they could haunt us for years to come. >> i fear we are going to see a cliff 3, 4, five years from now where we are going to have a much higher rate of dropouts in high school and middle school. tim: in the east bay, tim johns, abc 7 news. dan: as we continue tonight, president biden warning of a threat to american democracy in a primetime address. his message about extremist political followers. ama: how do flex alerts affect electric car owners? what happens once the new rules take effect in 2035? dan: mission accomplished. the big milestone in the effort to relocate 4000 beagles f
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ama: a fire threatening structures in mendocino county has grown to more than 100 acres. this is in the pine mountain area of willits. traffic is moving through the area once again after lane closures this afternoon. an evacuation warning is in effect no evacuations so far. dan: joe biden gave a primetime address from independence hall in philadelphia. he took direct aim at former president donald trump and his supporters, kong them a threat to democracy. the speech comes before the fast coming up midterm elections, with democrats fighting to hold onto their majorities in both the house and senate. em nguyen has more now. em joe biden in a rare primetime address attacking former president donald trump by name:.
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joe: donald trump and the maga republicans represent an extremism. maga republicans do not respect the constitution. they do not believe in the rule of law. em: the president condemning the deadly january 6 attack on the capital while urging voters to step up in november. joe: he cannot allow violence to be normalized in this country. it is wrong. em: joe shifting his tone to uplifting, highlighting his ministration' accomplishments. joe: i have never been more optimistic. em: his remarks just days after he accused republicans of embracing semi fascism. kevin mccarthy now demanding biden apologized for his comments. mccarthy in a counter speech ahead of biden's address. >> the biden administration has been doing everything in his
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power to crush america's soul. em: with less than 10 weeks until the midterm elections, joe's approval rating has risen nine points and now stands at 40%, according to a new quinnipiac university poll. joe: we do our duty in 2022 and beyond, then age is still to come will say we, all of us here, we kept the faith, we preserved democracy. em: this is a joke's second visit to -- this is joe's second visit to pennsylvania in a just think. donald trump is planning a visit there this weekend. abc news, washington. dan: with this week's flex alerts, people are being encouraged to reduce electricity during peak hours. owners were advised to charge vehicles in the middle of the day to avoid the peak hours late afternoon, early evening. will the grid withstand the
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expected rush of electric vehicles over the next decade as more people get them? according to experts, the grid would have to expand by 20% or even 30% to meet demand or use direct vehicle chargers. >> when you go and charge at these fast charging stations, you are not putting load on the grid. that's going to be by far the most responsible way as an ev owner to lighten the load on the grid. dan: d.c. charging stations are capable of charging a vehicle in minutes and a battery-powered, relieving distress on the electric grid. the california legislature says it is aiming to have 10,000 d.c. charges up by 2025. ama: with take a live look at sfo. today is one of the busiest travel days ahead of the holiday weekend. labor day is the unofficial end to the summer season. gas prices and inflation negatively impacted people's summer fun. 73% of people are opting for cooler weather vacation destinations in the fall. great deals are going on right
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now in time to book the perfect getaway. here are the survey's most popular autumn plans. 52% of people plan to take a road trip. 30% will travel by airplane. 7% will go on a cruise. dan:dan: we are talking about travel. nasa says it will take another shot at launching its mega moon rocket on saturday. it will be the second attempt to get artemis 1 off the ground. monday's plan to lift off had to be scrubbed because of an engine issue. a change in fueling procedures seems to have solved the problem. >> we are against proceeding into our saturday lunch attempt. we are comfortable with our risk posture. that said, there is no guarantee that we are going to get off on saturday but we are going to try. dan: the artemis 1 rocky is embarking on its maiden trip to the moon and back. nasa views the flight as the first of three missions that will be a vital test that involve hardware, software and ground systems that are intended to wonder transport humans to mars and even beyond. fingers crossed for saturday, right? sandhya: there is a slight
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chance of thunderstorms. hopefully, they can take off. dan: that's true. sandhya: who knows. let's talk heat. it is a dangerous heatwave for the upcoming weekend that we are tracking. that heat is going to intensify, particularly on sunday and labor day. be ready for this. this is going to be a statewide event. much of california under an excessive heat warning. we have parts of california under an excessive heat watch. the coastal bayshore communities, also northeastern california, under a heat advisory. if you are traveling, keep this in mind. i want to show you the high temperatures for today. it was sizzling inland, triple digits, 105 vacaville, 106 livermore. along the coastline, it was completely mild. it's not going to be mild this weekend inland. i want to show you what you need to watch out for.
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child heats up three to five times faster in a hot car. look before you lock. 100 degree air temperature results in 120 degrees inside the vehicle due to the solar radiation penetrating the glass. in 20 minutes, it goes up to 130 degrees so very dangerous. never leave your pets or kids in the car. find some shade this weekend, if you can. stay hydrated and cool. limit your outdoor plans in the heat. these are just the complete reminders for the high risk of heat illnesses. check on relatives, neighbors because they may not have ac. if you don't have ac, go to a cooling center, go to the malls, find a shade or ac, if you can. we have our natural ac from our sutro tower camera. 50's on the coast, 70's and 80's inland. . a wide variety of temperatures. fog is sitting near the beaches. visibility down to three miles.
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that fog over the bay tomorrow morning. we are going to see a bit of a cooling trend as this area of low pressure inches closer, but not for long. dangerous heatwave for the holiday weekend. record temperatures and rising risk of heat illnesses, elevated fire danger but the coast will remain comfortable. it is a foggy golden gate bridge tonight. air quality will be moderate the next four days. fog pushes over the bay tomorrow morning and then just pulls back to the coastline. morning temperatures mild inland , 60's, 70's. cool co-side. afternoon highs in the south bay, 87 san jose, 97 gilroy, 83 in redwood city, 64 pacifica, san francisco, 68 degrees. north bay numbers coming down. 87 in san rafael, 90 in santa rosa and east bay. 80 castro valley. head inland, it's going to be hot, not as hot as today. accuweather 7 day forecast,
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brief dip in temperatures. temperatures and heat risk rising. records are likely this weekend with extreme heat monday and with extreme heat monday and tuesday, 108 what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27? 26? not one dime to get people off the streets and into housing 27 generates hundreds of million to help solve homelessness. the choice is clear yes on prop 27.
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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. dan: mission accomplished. a total of 4000 beagles have been rescued from a mass
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breeding facility in virginia. ama: the last remaining beagles were saved by the humane society of the u.s.. they were bred for animal testing. the dogs are transported to more than 100 animal shelters and rescue sites across the nation in order to find forever loving homes. dan: fabulous. nice to see that. in sports, we have the awkwardness going on in the 49ers game. ama: larry beil is here. larry: he is back and even jimmy garoppolo is surprised. he is still wearing right angled. how will role reversal work with trey
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want a permanent solution to homelessness? you won't get it with prop 27. it was written and funded by out-of-state corporations to permanently maximize profits, not homeless funding. 90% of the profits go to out-of-state corporations permanently. only pennies on the dollar for the homeless permanently. and with loopholes, the homeless get even less permanently. prop 27. they didn't write it for the homeless. they wrote it for themselves.
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>> abc 7 sports, sponsored by river rock casino. larry: reunited and it feels so
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awkward? jimmy garoppolo and trey lance back together again but now in reverse roles. jimmy g. the backup to trey. he had been working on the side rehabbing his shoulder. garoppolo said his goodbyes in february, assuming he was going to be traded but he's back and read and gold. >> i know a lot of stuff gets made in the media of that, but we have a good relationship. everyone can say what they want. we went through it last year. it was very similar to the situation. it's not like we have not done it before. >> there's jimmy, there's trey, there's all that, but this is going to be a collaborative group. >> college football tonight. brent brennan and san jose state opening hosting portland state. that's my quarterback. hawaii transfer cordero showing off the wheels and speed, 32 yard touchdown run ties it up at 7-7. former niner joe staley at the game.
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portland state takes the lead. pass to bo kelly. 1:15 to go, cordero looking for somebody, says i'll just do it myself, dives for the winning score. san jose state survives 21-17. a's finishing a three-game series in the nation's capital. the rookie making his major-league debut. gave up a run after only two batters, then settled down, allows the one-run, struck out six. name for the future, remember shay l'engle ears. this guy can rake. he had three rbis. we go all the way to the 10th. 1 out -- two outs, two strikes on joey manasses. the a's fall 7-5. sports, oh, we are going to do serene and venus williams at the u.s. open. they have won 14 major double
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people who get 3 of my french toast sticks always wish they got 6. but nobody ever orders 6 and wishes they only got 3. it's called math people. french toast sticks starting at $2.00 are back at jack in the box. ama: save the date, september 8 is disney+ day. perks for subscribers and access to early content. a reminder, disney is the parent company of abc 7. thank you for watching tonight. i dan: time. right now jimmy kimmel, ryan reynolds.
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have a great night. ♪ >> lou: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live." with guest host rob mcelhenney. tonight -- ryan reynolds, kaitlin olson, and music from tones and i. with cleto and the cletones. and now, rob mcelhenney. [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> rob: thank you. thank you, thank you. welcome to "jimmy kimmel live." i'm your guest host, rob mcelhenney.


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