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building a better bay area moving forward finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. a state of emergency declared as the mill fire burns in siskiyou county. it's 0% contained and has exploded in size forcing thousands to evacuate is now at least 20% contained and the holiday heat wave is coming the preparations and what you can expect this weekend. good morning everybody. it's saturday september 3rd. i'm liz croy, so we have a lot to get to this morning. so lisa, let's start with a quick look at the weather. and of course the heat wave we're tracking this holiday weekend. good morning. good morning. dangerous heat is on the way, not today. we will have elevated fire danger and we have a spare the air alert today. the fog is not with us this morning. so temperatures are already beginning to climb, but today is going to be comfortable.
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we are 58 in san francisco 65 in oakland 66 in san jose 59 and a half moon bay 57 here with highs in the mid 80s for santa cruz 56 santa rosa. it is 66 by the delta and in livermore, so we're warmer right now that afternoon will be warmer, but we get into the dangerous heat from 11 o'clock. tomorrow this says through tuesday, but i wouldn't be surprised if this is extended throughout the upcoming work week and our heat advisory for the bayshore the marin county coastline will be up tomorrow into monday. so we will have a sea breeze at a weekend throughout the next several days. but today we're well into the 90s inland and 80s in our east bay, but it remains comfortable at the coast to look at how long it's going to stay over 100 degrees coming up liz. all right, lisa. thanks developing news new video from overnight shows the devastation left behind from a fast-moving wildfire burning in siskiyou county. the mill fire has destroyed nearly 4,000 acres prompting governor newsom to declare a state of emergency to support crews in some good news. we now know it is 20% contained
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the fire was first detected in weed. that's about 70 miles north of redding close to the i-5 heading towards the oregon border officials say it has 4,000 to evacuate weed and other nearby areas. family owns the ranch here and my dad's house burned up barn burned up down there lost all our hay or evacuated from our house over in lake shastina. what did you guys grab? some pictures our insurance paperwork wedding dress guns brian hoy says his family saw the fire coming and got out. it was first reported yesterday afternoon at a lumber mill and quickly burned through homes several people have been injured the cause of the fire is under investigation another fire. the mountain fire is burning just a few miles from mill fire in weed. you can see them both on our wildfire tracker there on abc 7. the mountain fire has
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doubled in size since yesterday afternoon. it's burned 1400 acres. it is zero percent contained also forcing evacuations. here in the bay area. we're now entering the fourth consecutive day of a flux alert from 4 to 9 pm. all californians are being asked to conserve energy right now. we are at the low point on the curve for projected power usage, but we could be seeing higher numbers later this afternoon this graph from kelly. iso shows. how much demand there is on the grid? and here's what you can do to help during peak hours later today if you have any see set your thermostat to 78 degrees or higher. that's if you're health allows for it. don't charge your electric car or use major appliances during those hours and be sure to turn off any unnecessary lights despite the soaring temperatures expected over that coming days several events are happening this weekend many of them all around the bay area. one of them starting today is the scottish highland gathering and games in the east bay abc 7 news reporter. tim.
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johns got a preview of the event and shows us how it's organizers will balance having fun with heat related concerns. if you listen closely you might be able to hear a familiar sound making its way back to the alameda county fairgrounds this weekend. how all kinds of things scottish we'll have pipe bands and pipers. obviously. we've got heavy athletics for the 156th time the caledonian club of san francisco will be hosting its annual scottish highlands gathering and games on friday night. they held a fundraiser to kick off the weekend rob tysonger is the president of the club. he says the event is one of the largest of its kind in the united states and is a way for scottish people to share their culture with the rest of the bay area never give it up our pride in our in our country and our ways of life and our the ways of dress, but with temperatures it's expected to soar this weekend heat will all be a concern several of the events at the games like the kilted mile or outdoors and physically
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demanding we'll have cooling tents. we have misters throughout the fairgrounds. we also have by buildings that are all air conditioned the hot weather are consideration. not just for those in attendance, but also for several of participants as well. bagpiper christopher boyles explains its dream heat can have an effect on the way his instrument performs. the cane doesn't vibrate as well when it dries out. so managing moisture is going to be critical and people will be adding ice chips to their bags to keep moisture inside, but despite the sun boil says this year's event is sure to be a good time filled with food fun and a whole lot of uniquely scottish features at the end of the day. we're here to enjoy the time the music the athletics the sheep herding in pleasanton tim johns abc 7 news. and hospitals are gearing up to help people who may overdo it this weekend, or maybe especially susceptible to the heat dominican hospital in santa
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cruz is scheduling extra staff for the possibility of accidents and heat related illnesses medical experts say older people and people with health conditions aren't the only vulnerable populations to heat sickness. we have had young people who went out and enjoyed the day out at the boardwalk and found themself feeling dehydrated dizzy nauseated and needing to come to the emergency department. there are important signs to look out for to avoid heat related illnesses including dizziness and nausea. it's critical to stay hydrated during high temperatures. the city of oakland is working to remove the toxic red tide from like merit before the heat makes the algae bloom even worse the focus on friday was on the surface of the lake and that will continue through the weekend crew spent the past three days. we're moving over 1,000 pounds of dead fish from the shoreline. you can check temperatures in the weather on demand section of the abc 7 bay area streaming tv app download it for roku apple tv, amazon fire tv and google tv
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new developments in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 23 month old jasper woo in oakland the chp release these photos of two cars. they believe we're involved in the freeway shooting that killed jasper on 880 near 980 interchange last november the cars are 2007 to 2010 great infinity sedan on the left and a great nissan on the right little jasper was mapped in his car seat in the backseat of his mother's car when a stray bullet hit him. the chp is asking anyone with information to call their tip line at 707-917-4491. and in pittsburgh last night at 12 year old is now recovering after being injured in what police believe was a road rage shooting there investigators say the girl's mother was driving with her in the car along with her six-year-old and six-month-old children officers. say nearby buchanan road at harbor street a man pulled alongside the car and fired a single round the 12 year old was
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hit in the leg in the mom sped off to a shopping center. please say they have arrested one suspect. all right breaking news just in the nasa launch team is now recommending a no-go for the launch of artemis 1 today. it was scheduled there still is technically scheduled we're waiting for the final decision for this afternoon when it does happen. it will be the second attempt to get artemis 1 off the ground. monday's plan liftoff had to be scrub because of an engine issue nashville officials. say a change in fueling procedures seems to have solved the problem then we're still waiting to use the southern term. they have looked at it from izzard to gizzard. the only thing it's going to get in the way. it does is summertime in florida the rainstorms the lightning storms. but they're still looking. so again, we're still waiting right now to see what the final decision is going to be on whether or not artemis 1 will take off today as of right now. the nasa team is recommending
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they delay the next time it would likely happen would be on monday tomorrow is off the table, but it isn't a very exciting mission when it does happen and on abc 7 at 7 this week. i got the chance to talk more about the historic mission with nasa astronaut jessica mere so this first mission artemis 1 is a big milestone because it is starting off a whole program of artemis missions and it is the final step. it is our test flight of the space launch system rocket and also the orion capsule with all the systems integrated and it will go all the way around the moon even further than the apollo missions did go 40,000 miles past the moon and will come about 60 miles from the surface of the moon and then come back. it'll be a 42-day mission and one of the really important elements that we're testing out is the heat shield itself. that's of course the bottom of the capsule that protects the capsule when it reenters the atmosphere and protects all of the astronauts inside so really important part for our standpoint. so this mission is without crew
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members the very next one will have crew members on it. so we need to get this first flight, correct. and so lisa, it's a little bit of a bummer that it's sounding like it's not gonna happen today, but it will eventually happen and the cool thing is jessica who we spoke to she is one of the astronauts who could be selected to be part of the mission that does go to space with artemis, too. so they gotta get everything perfect with artemis 1 before they send those astronauts to space. we said yeah a lot going on there for sure and very impressive. good morning to you everyone live look outside where it is nice and sunny still comfortably cool in san francisco. we have 60s in our inland valleys temperatures warming up today, but pretty nice day ahead before we get into our excessive heat warning for much of the weekend stay tuned my accuweather 7-day forecast is coming up. all right, lisa. thanks also ahead. this week's extreme heat has north bay wine makers worried how they're rushing to protect and harvest their graves and covid booster shots are getting an update. we answer your questions about if you should get one when and
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it was a game-changer for me. pouring in after serena williams played. what is likely her final professional tennis? match last night the 23-time grand slam champion was eliminated from the us open in the third round among those praising the 40 year old athlete former first lady michelle obama. she wrote on twitter congrats on an amazing career. so winter serena williams how lucky were we to be able to watch a young girl from compton grow up to become one of the greatest athletes of all time. i'm proud of you my friend and i can't wait to see the lives you continue to transform with your talents larry via will have more on williams's last match later on in sports. bay area health officials are welcoming the approval of the updated vaccine saying it's needed to battle a virus that just continues to adapt abc 7 news reporter dustin dorsey explains when santa clara county residents can receive the latest vaccine.
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enter the omicron booster the cdc's director officially recommended that the vast majority of americans received the updated by valent vaccine the virus continues to change and adapt and so must we we have all changed and adapted our behavior and we welcome this updated vaccine that's updated to adapt to what circulating now moderna and pfizer both adjusted the formula and their booster shots to specifically target the omicron variant and its subvariance to help prevent infection as well as serious disease or death anyone 18 and older with their primary series can receive the moderna shot while anyone 12 in that with the primary series can get the new pfizer booster. the original covid-19 boosters will know longer be given out to these age groups. only a pfizer booster remains available for kids 5 to 12 at this time santa clara county will receive the vaccine shipment next week with appointments at their mass vaccination sites starting shortly after the county's own. nation sites expect to be ready
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within a day to give large quantities of these updated boosters as soon as they've received their inventory appointments can be made at scc and santa clara county public health director, dr. sarah cody recommends everyone to make one according to wastewater data, dr. cody says the county is still seeing a lot of covid circulation and 10 to 15 residents are dying weekly. she applauds the work that community has done thus far and says this is the next step in saving lives people are tired of adapting their behaviors. people cannot adapt their behaviors for two and a half years and that's why it's incredibly important to have a updated vaccine an updated booster that you can get boosted and you can feel more confident that you have protected yourself cdc recommendations as to when you should receive your booster for optimal protection will be announced soon in santa clara county dust. dorsey abc 7 news we're tracking
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monkeypox cases in the bay area we have about a third of california's cases with the highest number 740 in san francisco. sorry, we're showing you the wrong video here, but we do have a map there. it is at it's updated daily with the latest information released by individual counties as well as the state a silicon valley tradition will take place next week, unless the people at apple have something else up their sleeves apples hosting an event wednesday at the company's cupertino headquarters. the company has remained quiet about what will be revealed. but september is normally when they debut a new iphone the next version would be the iphone 14. you taking bart this weekend or today. if so, you can swing by the powell street station in san francisco and play vintage arcade games for free bart is setting up pac-man asteroids space invaders and galaga there are thank you to writers as bart celebrates 50 years of service in the bay area. the games are a throwback to 1976 when bart partnered with atari you can play from nine to
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five every day through september 9th bar is also offering a 50% discount on fares all month long. in wine country, there is a lot of concern about the extreme heat that's coming so much so that it's moved up the timeline on harvest and that's what growers scrambling to protect grapes still on the vine from the sun's punishing rays abc 7 news reporter cornell. bernard is in the napa valley with the details. brooks painter is in the business of growing grapes not raisins or when we pick we will avoid these clusters why so because they're as you can see the shriveled but this weekend the scorching temperatures may change the game from merlot and cabernet grapes the clusters that are exposed like that just get cooked painter is cheap winemaker. would visa toy winery in saint helena where they've seen hot weather common go but rarely do they see a stretch of triple digits that's now in the forecast. yeah. i'm getting a lot of calls from grape growers right now. they want to put put their grapes on the schedule for next
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week, and everyone's concerned. the winery lab is testing grapes daily for sugar content acid and tartness meantime. there's a rush to harvest chardonnay grapes from the vineyard before the epic heat sets in everything's running together. we're just going full boar, you know yesterday we only got to about like 101 and change. oh phil ranch winemaker, jennifer rue takes us to the place. she's most concerned about red grapes which bear the brunt of the hot afternoon sun, you know this flavor components that we're looking for can get degraded by super high temperatures vines at risk are being wrapped in shade cloth. so even though it looks you know, ben and kind of measly it does a tremendous amount of work to protect the vines. and these grapes are keeping their cool with a water spritz temperatures just hit 95 degrees and these misters have just kicked on protecting the vines and keeping these grapes nice and cool during this epic heat. wave a fine super fine mist
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that's gonna help just get that evaporative cooling effect. keep the temperature in the canopy down grape growers doing all they can to protect their precious commodity, but the drought is not helping well after three years a drought. there's just there's no moisture in the soil. it's just baked this weekend. it means turning up the irrigation drip and hoping for the best. in the napa valley cornell bernard abc 7 news alright lisa. obviously, this is something we're closely tracking today though is going to be decently nice if any day of the three next four days and maybe this is the one to to enjoy outside. yeah, your right liz the peak heat. we're getting into it on labor day. it's gonna last through tuesday possibly wednesday. we'll get cooling around the bay and at the coast, but it looks like triple digits could last right through next fridays. we look at live doppler 7. we had an all-time record yesterday 102 in reno. so some of the records that we see come sunday monday could be all-time records as you see the current numbers are already warmer all the sunshine here the golden gate bridge a very nice
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day 64 in palo alto looking at 66 in san jose, and we haven't had any fog it is sunny in san francisco with 58 in petaluma 56 santa rosa and mid-60s to upper 60s in our inland valleys. so we are about eight degrees warmer from oakland to concord this morning and as we look out towards the golden gate bridge air quality is good. we do have a spare the air alert the south bay has moderate air quality and throughout the day the east bayne south bay air quality will be going down. so as we get the warmer temperatures we link that up with the air quality, which will be getting worse as we build on the heat day-to-day. so tomorrow we get into our excessive heat warning our heat advisory from the bayshore to the coast it is going to last through tuesday could be extended inland beyond that looking at the record highs are all-time records possible elevated fire danger and looking at mild to warm weather at the coast. we don't have offshore winds. we're surrounded by all that 56 degree water temperature along the peninsula here. so that's why we're going to see
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some comfortable weather and crowded beaches the fog comes back into play tonight and as you get into your sunday, we'll have patchy fog with the heat is going to climb and we're gonna see temperatures over 100 degrees for your sunday. let's skip ahead to when's day so the holiday is over but the heat still with us with 101 and concord hundred and danville. look at these pinks all the way up through wine country. be into our east bay valleys and even into the south bay and as we get to thursday looks like we could be even hotter for some areas. but notice we have the cooling from the city to the coast even to the east bay, but it's still hotter than average. we could see some records here and then taking you into friday. we get more cooling around the bay but the heat just does not want to budge from our inland valley so plan on a very hot week for the entire week with this excessive heat warning arriving for tomorrow today the coolest day out of the next seven you notice that ocean
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temperature even dropping at 54 degrees upper 60s with breezy winds half moon bay a beautiful day downtown 75 82 in oakland, but we see the warmth building from santa rosa to wine country in the 90s seven degrees warmer today in the south bay about eight degrees hotter parts of the peninsula inland. we're at a hundred degrees today in livermore with the spare the air alert the accuweather seven day forecast. about five to seven degrees warmer for your sunday labor day heat continues into monday with extreme heat. look at that 110. looks like tuesday the dangerous. he continues maybe a fewes cooler on wednesday. it looks like the heat will build again on thursday. so inland doesn't look like a break, but we will have that sea breeze around the bay but even getting hot for san francisco and oakland definitely through labor day and tuesday liz. all right, san francisco might be the place to be this weekend. all right, lisa. thanks. just a head sounding the alarm in the south bay how a non-native species of flies are threatening a billion dollar industry. industry. what's the difference between prop 26 and prop 27?
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environmental damage. a food damage economic damage and export damage in the base santa clara county and state ag officials are sounding the alarm launching emergency action to kill non-native fruit flies found in san jose tracking issues impacting the environment is key to building a better bay area abc 7 news reporter amanda del castillo has our details on the treatment effort which starts today. small flies significant impact the state is stepping in taking emergency action to help santa clara county. stop oriental fruit flies from multiplying in san jose treatment to target the species, which is native to asia begins saturday. they want to prevent a widespread infestation that could potentially impact
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california's 50 billion dollar ag industry. we supply the world with fruits and vegetables, but those other countries would say hold up. we don't want that anymore. you guys got a problem. don't ship us here. you're infestation, please california is department of food and agriculture says the value of the states crops threatened by the fruit fly in 2020 was 19.3 billion d kinds of fruits as says county agricultural commissioner joe, devinney and among the list of valuable crops. california's avocados apples persimmon stone and citrus fruits back in october a largect quarantine after nine of these tropical flies were found. we successfully eradicated that whole investigation array. boom we finding more this year. so there's obviously a pathway because this insect does not occur in the united states. he says it's not a good thing that we're seeing them again.
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so soon in this new response officials will target two sites in san jose where two male oriental fruit flies were trapped last month workers will sport a small patch of attractant mixed with organic pesticide on street trees and similar surfaces the mill fruit flies, eat it then die devinney says this insect has a very fast life cycle and females lay a tremendous number of eggs reasons. he's reminding people should not bring back produce when traveling if we stop kicking flies for a few months. that means they've gone through a few life cycles are better yet not gone through a few life cycles. not bread not had more eggs only then we'll treatment stop in san jose. i'm a manitou still yo abc 7 news so to come on abc 7 mornings a teacher seemingly abducted while on an early morning jog the urgent search now underway in tennessee and here in the bay area. another family is coming forward after that 93 year old woman died at a senior living
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spicy chicken strips starting at $5.49 are back at jack in the box. >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. liz: good morning. thanks for joining us. we will start with the check of the forecast with lisa argen. lisa: good morning. we are warming up quickly but a nice day today in the city and around the bay. warmer by five degrees to nine degrees and above where we were yesterday at this hour. 65 on the peninsula, 60 six with modern air quality in san jose but there is a spare the air alert today. 68 concord. you can see how already we are mild up in the north bay. looking at our excessive heat warning, coming into play tomorrow morning, lasting through tuesday evening for the north bay, the east bay and the south bay, and the santa cruz mountains.
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our heat advisory the bayshore and the san mateo coast and marine county coastline where temperatures are climbing to the 90's. today we have a warm-up that is basically for our inland valleys where we flirt with 100 degrees. 80's on the east, sea breeze on the peninsula for san francisco, 75, but we will see the heat peak tuesday and wednesday. more details, coming up. liz: thank you. two pieces of breaking news to tell you about. first and foremost, nancy announced the artemis one mission has been postponed. it will not be happening today. they say their team was trying to fix a hardware issue but was unsuccessful. it is unclear when the next attempt will be. there will be a press conference with them later today. more breaking news mississippi, where it appears a small plane is down after officials say the pilot threatened to crash into walmart in tupelo. officials evacuated the store
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and the governor treated that state law enforcement and emergency managers are tracking the situation. authorities believe the aircraft was stolen and working to determine whether the pilot is an employee of a local airport. police say the plane started circling earlier this morning and spent more than four hours up in the air. they have made contact with the pilot but it sounds like the situation may now be over. according to radar, it appears the plane crashed about five miles north of bridgetown, mississippi. in the north bay, members of the community are coming forward asking for justice after the takedown of a gardener. a warning, some of the pictures of the body camera video are disturbing. [chanting] >> justice for mateo! liz: they are saying justice for for mateo. they gathered last night to speak out against a video of a violent arrest of a man, mateo,
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over an open container of beer in response to an investigation you will only see here on abc 7 news. this video, obtained by dan noyes, shows san rafael police approach a man with an open beer but wind up taking him down, beating him, and charged with felony resisting arrest. the san rafael police chief placed both of the officers on paid administrative leave. the victim has been cleared but is considering a lawsuit. another senior passed away at a facility in walnut creek. we reported on a 93-year-old woman who lived in atria park of san mateo. she died after she was given dishwashing liquid instead of juice. we spoke to the son of the men who died who says there are similarities to his father's case. >> it happened days after 93-year-old trudy maxwell died after being served dishwashing liquid instead of juice. at the san mateo senior living
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facility, another family is coming forward, this time the incident took place at the facility in walnut creek. the resident was 94-year-old constantine. the facility said he appeared to suffer a negative reaction on august 23. he died on wednesday. >> the primary job of an assisted care facility is to enhance the lives of senior citizens, and now we have atria which has ended two lives in a week. that is about is an egregious track record as you can get. >> this attorney specializes in elder abuse cases and not involved in either case but calling on the state to intervene. >> what they have done so far is duck responsibility and the onus falls on the state to do something. >> atria sent a statement saying in part, "at this time, we believe it was likely food related. we are completing our internal investigation and await the official cause of death. the staff members involved have
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been suspended in the meantime." we spoke to constantine's son on the phone, who says a worker at the facility showed him the cleaning fluid they said he drank. later, atria's management said that he ate hot she does and denied the cleaning fluid allegations. his sunset said medical records show his dad had burns to his stomach and esophagus. we dug into the records of the walnut creek solidity. since 2018, california social services department has investigated at least six complaints against the facility. some cited facility failing to provide adequate staffing to meet resident needs. and a resident sustaining an injury while in care. mccarthy said the state typically releases a list of findings three days after an incident of this type. it has been a week since the first death. all they are saying is "we are investigating." >> they can suspend licenses, so they have the ability to put someone out of business.
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liz: we have resources to help ensure the elderly are taken care of safely and with respect. you can find them on our website, /takeactaction. san jose police say a man died after being hit by a car at 3:00 this morning between ridge parkway and center road. the driver of the vehicle remained at the scene. police say this is the 24th pedestrian death this year in san jose. in oakland, police are asking for the public's help to identify this man wanted in connection with an attempted rape and robbery this past sunday after 9:30 in the morning on parker avenue. police say the victim was walking down the street when the men, armed with a gun, approached from behind and tackled the victim to the ground and began sexually assaulting them. the victim screamed for help, the man ran away but stole the victim's cell phone. a search is underway in tennessee for a missing
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schoolteacher. police say she was abducted while out for a run. she was jogging near the university of memphis when police say she was forced into a dark-colored suv by an unknown person early yesterday morning. investigators say her phone and water bottle were discovered near a home owned by the university. she was last seen wearing a pink top and purple shorts. >> after we actually found information and saw a video when someone is objected, that is going to raise alarms. liz: fletcher has two children and is a junior kindergarten teacher. a $50,000 reward is being offered in the case. labor day weekend is here, and the latest jobs report suggest an and economy that was -- an economy that remains resilient. 315,000 jobs were added in august and that exceeds expectations but it is below july's report when employment surged by 520 thousand jobs. the unemployment rate rose to 3.7% up from 3.5% in july, the
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lowest rate in half a century. the labor secretary told abc 7 news that america's workforce is stronger than ever. >> the president has passed major legislation that is going to expand the chips bill and expand opportunity for infrastructure, which will help us with more growth in cities and towns across america, and the inflation reduction act is another bill very important. i see our economy strong moving forward. liz: he also presented a new gallup poll, which shows approval for labor unions at 71%, the highest level since 1965. many people are turning to swimming pools to keep cool. labor day weekend is traditionally the last big weekend over a recreational swim. at walnut creek, the clark sewing center has staffed up in anticipation of a busy -- swimming center has staffed up in anticipation of the busy days. they are designated cooling areas. >> i think it will be super
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busy. this pool gets populated from berkeley, oakland, san francisco. people come to this as an outdoor pool. it is great pool. liz: if public pools are too crowded, private pools are for rent. this one is on the swingly a -- swimly app, which has a guest house and a kitchen. rent a pool if you need to. hopefully you have somewhere good to cool down this weekend. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, how do you make the new inflation act work for you? 7 on your side michael finley figured it out and explains. here's a live look outside. we are looking live at a lot of people traveling this labor day weekend. we will check in with lisa when we get back. you really can't get much for 5 bucks these days... unless... ♪ you got that bag ♪ ♪ you got that biggie bag ♪ ♪ you got that bag ♪ is that a real song? i think she liked it. your choice of sandwich plus all this for just 5 bucks is worth celebrating.
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and your family? 7 on your side's michael finley took a deep dive into the information and explains what decisions you can make to save money. michael: when dealing with the increasing post-pandemic traffic, know that the inflation reduction act can smooth out the ride with rebates for electric and other alternative fuel costs. sherry lives in a solar powered home with a hybrid car. he says when it comes to rebates and tax credits, take the long view. >> 10 years or 12 years from now , you are not going to get that money, so you'll have to buy it with no benefit or extra benefit from it. michael: a good point, but in the near term , should youbuy now or next year? that is important because next year there are new roles, including limits on how much you can earn and how much the car can cost. one cpa is keeping close track of all of this. >> the limit is $300,000 if you are filing jointly, hundred
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$50,000 if you are single, and $225,000 if you are head of household. now, the price limits of the car is based on msrp. michael: the top price you can pay to get a rebate is $55,000 for a car, $80,000 for a truck, van or suv. play the system and you can save as much as $8,000 on a new electric or alternative energy car. now, the inflation reduction act allows homeowners to get energy credits that can save them thousands of dollars. there are no income restrictions, but if you buy the wrong products, you will not see government savings. >> $600 on any one item. $600 for exterior windows and skylights. 250 dollars for exterior doors up to the maximum of $500 a year. michael: and there are different rules for solar powered and powered storage, heating systems and hot water appliances.
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it gets complicated. here is some great parting advice. >> if you are going to do home improvement, do your tax planning and home improvement planning at the same time. liz: lisa, we are bracing for the heat, what does it look like outside right now? lisa: it is nice right now. santa cruz with low 60's, highs in the mid-80's today. we will be in the 90's tomorrow, and we will get to our peak heat around labor day, tuesday, lasting inland. i will explain, next. liz: simply the best. serena williams says goodbye. more on her final match, coming up.
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- you okay? - there's a flex alert today so i'm mentally preparing for the power outage. oh, well we can help stop one because we are going to reduce our energy use from 4-9pm. what now? i stepped on a plug. oh that's my bad! unplugging. when it comes to preventing outages the power is ours. you might already know that prop 27 taxes and regulates online sports betting to fund real solutions to the homelessness crisis. so how will that new revenue be spent? new housing units in all 58 counties, including: permanent supportive housing, tiny homes communities, project roomkey supportive hotel units... and intensive mental health and addiction treatment. in short, 27 means getting people off the streets and into housing. yes on 27.
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liz: serena williams will be remembered as one of the greatest tennis players of all-time time, after decades of dominance and performances, she is saying goodbye after a loss in the u.s. open last night.
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larry beil has the highlights in this morning sports. larry: good morning, brandon belt may have played his last game as a giant. the veteran first baseman needs knee surgery, and at age 34, unclear if he can continue playing. giants and phillies on an orange friday, your metaphor for the entire season. look out! but they jump on philly starter kyle gibson early. joc pederson high and deep but misses the homerun. giants up 4-0. pederson gets all of this on, joc jams, splashdown in the cove, three run blast, seven-zero. hit number 97 for the giants all-time. alex cobb with seven scoreless on the giants snapped the seven-game losing streak, 13-1. the a's tried to dance their way to win in baltimore, down 2-0 in the fifth, bases-loaded, two on for tony kemp.
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he shoots it up the middle. tied game. hug for t-k. however, those take the lead. jorge matteo with a single and the a's lose 5-2. 23 time grand slam champ serena williams at the u.s. open playing in the third round, serena lost the first set, 7-5, after being up early. looking good in the second, up 5-2, and had to hold on to capture the tiebreak. even spike lee had his own camera. serena tired in the third, matchpoint into the net, likely an into a tremendous career. she loses in three sets, understandably emotional afterwards. >> it has been the most incredible ride and journey i have ever been on in my life, and i'm so grateful to every single person that has ever said go, serena in their life. i'm so grateful. yeah, you got me here. larry: she is just amazing. got milk?
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high school football. the milk tradition is a thing. 7-7 at the half. the backup qb can fly. de le salle built a lead, but the padres come back. jaden greene ties it at 21. seconds left, dylan with a 20 yard field goal. sarah beats them for the first time ever in 12 tries, 24-21. who is having a better summer than klay thompson/? at first, -- klay thompson? at first, about the warriors star was having a medical emergency but that is just his boat dance, apparently. after spending the last few summers rehabbing injuries, the play deserves to have fun. /! enjoy -- splash! enjoy. that is a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend. i'm larry beil. liz: let's check the forecast. tomorrow and monday the hottest
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days of the week, right? lisa: now they look like they could be shifting into labor day and tuesday. today is going to be above average. no records today, but we are coming up 5, 10 degrees in some neighborhoods as high pressure builds, but we still have the sea breeze and 60's at the shoreline today. even a few patches of fog later tonight. there is a look at the semi south bay. 67 palo alto. 59 san francisco. 65 oakland and santa clara. half moon bay 61. we have not found any fog. you can see the view here, beautiful. air quality is good in the south bay, moderate, and the east bay, moderate. a spare of the air alert, 56 santa rosa with livermore 66. we are warmer tahan yesterday, but temperatures 80's and 90's with upper 90's today and warmer inland by 100 degrees or so in livermore, and you can
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see from pier 39, it looks nice. 75 today. average high, 70. a really nice afternoon, but for the rest of the weekend, the long holiday weekend, and the week ahead, we have a dangerous heatwave on the way, especially inland where temperatures will be over 100 degrees. looks like all week long. not only record highs. we are looking at all-time highs through next week, and elevated fire danger. good thing we don't have offshore winds. we will have mild to warm weather at the coast, and our heat advisory and excessive heat warning begins tomorrow at 11:00 lasting through tuesday. for most of you, probably extended. 80 six santa cruz today. up or 60's with a little fog late in pacifico. 75 stinson. breezy winds at times with the water temperature 54. look at our inland heat on the way. average high's upper 80's.
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99 to 100 today for a pleasant day in concord. 105 for sunday into labor day for livermore. the day after, one 10. these could be all-time records. wednesday a dip. thursday well above average with records probably into friday. this is inland. we will get cooling and a sea breeze through the middle of the week, but today a typical summer day with 89, above average in san jose, seven degrees warmer than yesterday. the peninsula into the mid and upper 80's. a warm day here, but not too hard to take. we will talk about the 60's for the last day as we look at the next seven days. in a minute, you will notice the coast seen temperatures come up. mid-90 santa rosa. say goodbye to tomorrow with 100s. today 82. nice afternoon in oakland, 86 fremont. inland, 100 in livermore, 99
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antioch. usually the bay area heatwave is two days, ab three, but the accuweather seven-day forecast tracking triple digit heat inland tomorrow with perhaps all-time records on monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday keene warm, but not as hot around the bay and at the coast, so thank goodness for that. liz: thank you. next, looking for something sweet to help equal off this weekend?how you can find in east bay ice cream truck right now through your phone's app store.
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liz: people might be heading to movie theaters to get out of the heat and it will cost you just three dollars a ticket. national cinema day is today, and to celebrate, a major chains like amc and rigell are offering a deal. the special pricing is for all showings in all formats all day, including imax and 3d. more than 3000 theaters across the country are taking part, a
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move designed to get life back into the movie industry as it continues to recover from the pandemic. you can find a list of movie theaters offering three dollars tickets on national cinema -- and there are deals on food, too. many people will be cooling off with ice cream this weekend. many people were in concord and ice cream baristas are having fun. >> being able to react -- interact with customers, it is more than a business transaction. it is great to see everyone smiling and excited. liz: she says she is also grateful for the ac lasting cool air while she serves the frozen treat area you can find a truck near you on a map. i think it is a weekend you can indulge in ice cream. lisa: or plain ice. good morning. it is nice right now. temperatures are warm to near 100 inland, livermore.
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82 oakland, 75 san francisco. a spare the air alert becoming moderate from the south bay to the east bay, and we are getting into the excessive pete morning tomorrow through tuesday with our heat advisory along the coast and the peninsula but inland, we don't get a break all week. liz: thank you for joining us on abc 7 mornings. i'm liz kreutz, along with lisa argen. have a great day, state cool, see you here tomorrow.
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