tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC September 14, 2022 11:00pm-11:36pm PDT
>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. dan: it is the san francisco dream. glistening landmarks, beautiful landscapes, a mix of people and cultures. but these decor -- these days, people see nothing but problems. major tech workspaces and workers moving out, and now a shift in fs -- sfo. i give for joining us. i am dan ashley. ama: and i'm ama daetz. the mission to build a better bay area. dan: j.r. stone joins us with a change coming to the airport. j.r.: american airlines has had
a flight attendant base for 50 plus years, but that will soon end, blaming competition and reduced customer demand. we are told this will not affect flight service, but it will affect families that have lived in the bay area for 40 years. >> it is a sad day. it feels like a kick in the gut. j.r.: tim schwartz, 27 year flight attendant for american airlines, is reacting to news that he will have to leave california. one of 400 bay area flight attendants that will be relocated or offered retirement packages as the company will close the san francisco base. >> we are a close family and it is hard to know that our family will be broken up. j.r.: american airlines says we expect that san francisco will remain the same level of flying
it does today, but there are no plans to grow san francisco and no future flight prospects. senior fellow at stanford, leo hannon, says this is not surprising. saying last year that san francisco lost six point 5% of its population. >> san francisco is the slowest growing large city is in the country. this is an indication that san francisco is not a growing location. j.r.: some of the flight attendants have been with american for 40 years. that is something the airline likely took into consideration. >> american is thinking that we have a lot of folks that will be retiring in the next 10 years. if we want to replace them and keep that flight attendant base in san francisco, it is going to be killer for them to afford to live in the city. j.r.: schwartz believes the
financial impact of the pandemic might have been the end all here. >> they have got to be careful with how they spend their money. the san francisco flight attendants are just the casualty of that. j.r.: schwartz tells me he is looking at the possibility of relocating to phoenix or dallas. henny and believes some of the companies and housing regulations in the state have to be loosened and we need to be demanding more of our politicians. he says the focus should be on how to bring in and keep companies. back to you. dan: thanks very much. at 11:00, there was a clash of opposing rallies outside castro valley unified school district today because of pride flag murals being painted on more than dozen schools in the district. tim johns on the controversy.
tim: opposing sides rallying outside the offices of the castro valley unified school district on wednesday. the cause is these pride flag murals being painted at schools around the district. >> this is about creating a safer school environment for kids. tim: the idea began as a student led initiative and the school board approved the plan earlier this year. they say it is a sign that the district will be inclusive for everyone. >> 80% of the school is supportive. very supportive. [cheering] tim: the murals have gained national attention after the stories got picked up by multiple right wing outlets. >> the school district have been the direct targets of hundreds of hateful comments and emails. tim: but many of those who came out to protest the murals tell
abc 7 news they are not trying to foster a homophobic environment. >> be kind to everyone and love everyone. tim: cassandra wright has three children in the district. she believes topics like gender identity and sexual orientation are topics that should be talked about in the home. >> we are forced to talk to our kids about things that we are not ready to talk to them about. tim: the protest organizer who identified herself as jackie said she has received dozens of messages of support. that includes from those who were not present at the rallies. >> i do realize that some staff and some children are scared to stand on our side because they do not know what will happen to them. tim: we did reach out to the school district about wednesday's protest, but hadn't heard back the time of broadcast. tim johns, abc 7 news.
ama: a san francisco-based app has disabled its messaging feature after an explicit image was seen by users. seesaw is used across schools to communicate with parents and teachers. it was a cybersecurity to attack. a san jose state professor has several tips for parents to avoid any other issues. >> changing your password every few months, do not use the same password again, do not click on the links, think before you click on that, and use two factor authentication. ama: seesaw plans to reenable the feature tomorrow. dan: now to a story you will only see on seven. a college student in san jose is speaking out after a rocky start at a new off-campus residential building. amanda del castillo highlights what happened and how properly
-- property management is responding. amanda: a couple of san jose state students were not expecting this site as they moved into this brand-new campus housing building. the complex is unaffiliated with sjsu, alt as one of the luxury apartments two blocks from campus. first-year transfer student leah mendez signed a lease as the building remained under construction. the property manager approves that people were set to move in on the eighth. however, there were issues addressed that alerted the tenants that there would be warm but not hot-water, dishwashers still had to be installed, and there would be a small hole in residence' ceilings. the property manager says they offered a probe rate rent.
in a statement, they told us the well-being of our residents has always been our priority. but mendez recorded this leak in her roommate's restaurant -- restroom on move in day. the property manager says the contractor responded quickly and the leak was later resolved. mendez sharing in the first month of living on her own in a new city, the experience has not been worth the expense. >> i have been doing everything out of pocket, working extremely hard so i can afford to live here, and when i find out it is not the expectations, not worth the high-priced price, it was frustrating. amanda: the property manager tells abc 7 news that there was an inconvenience caused, however the unit remained inhabitable. ama: in gilroy today, a
16-year-old driver was arrested for crashing into a 92-year-old man on a mobility scooter, killing him. investigators say this happened between 1st street and brent avenue around 5:30 today. the suspect immediately fled the scene. he was later arrested on hit-and-run charges and vehicular manslaughter. dan: the master tenant of the warehouse in that deadly ghost ship fire could end up back in jail. prosecutors say a search of derick almena's home last month resulted in a machete and several bows and arrows. his lawyer tells abc 7 news the bullet was likely put there by almeida's wife as an alternative display, but does not know where it came from.
the hearing on thursday will determine if he violated the terms of his probation. ama: an effort to find -- fight climate change. ownership now pecans -- belongs to the patagonia trust and the holdfast collective. any money that does not go back into the business will be used to protect nature and biodiversity. dan: concert mess at the coliseum. a global sensation weaves his mark at a local restaurant. ama: migrants in martha's vineyard. two planes show up as a surprise. the controversy over what to do next. dan: and the pacific ocean is so nice that she is swimming at twice. the impressive effort tonight. sandhya: start looking for those umbrellas. we have rain in the forecast beginning this weekend. first, look at what is coming up
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their seats. >> over $1000. dan: some people on twitter also said bad bunny did not take the stage until more than an hour and a half after the opening act finished. ama: but earlier this week, bad bunny went to san rafael to visit restaurant sol food. the group ordered almost everything on the menu. bad bunny greeted staff and took pictures. >> i wanted to go up and tell him i was one of his biggest fans, but since i was at work, i was like, hold it down and be professional. it was nice to have him visit us here, so it was great to know that a puerto rican artist came to our puerto rican restaurant. ama: bad bunny is on his first stadium tour across the u.s. and latin america. dan: florida governor ron
desantis is moving a boatload of immigrants from his estate to martha's vineyard. the 50 immigrants are spending the night at the church. it is a situation much like the cleanout of the chicago area last night. does a venezuelan immigrants were busted there from texas with no warning or coordination between the states. the communications director told abc news that this is part of the program to transfer immigrants to sanctuary states. they said states like massachusetts and california will better support these immigrants. ama: -- despite not being
involved in negotiations, a sand amtrak operates on freight railroads and cannot do business if there is no agreement. service to stockton could be suspended as soon as tomorrow evening. >> this puts people in a difficult place to find transportation to work. ama: 30% of all goods transported are on freight rail. trucks alone will not be able to keep up with demand. supply chain issues could be crippling and given the struggles the nation is already feeling from inflation, the units have until 1:00 p.m. to make a deal. dan: president biden's plan to make electric vehicles more accessible across the country. states will get funding to build electric charging locations to build -- across different highways.
the president also got behind the wheel of several cars. in a separate counter move, ford unveiled its mustang model at the auto show and it is choosing to stick with gasoline. ama: tens of thousands of people are paying respects to queen elizabeth. it is after 7:00 a.m. in london and this is a live look inside westminster hall. her coffin is lying in state until her funeral on thursday. some people have been in line for some 30 hours. there is an official queue tracker online showing that at 7:00 a.m. local time, the linus stretching about two miles away from westminster hall -- line is stretching about two miles away from westminster hall. >> she has been the most wonderful person in the whole world for 70 years. wouldn't you want to be here?
the most kind, caring, genuine woman. ama: this started 14 minutes ago and westminster hall will be opened 24 hours a day until the morning of the funeral. you can stream more of queen elizabeth's stories anytime on the abc 7 bay area streaming app, including a documentary the king at the queen's visit to the bay area in 1983. -- looking at the queen's visit to the bay area in 1983. dan: nice to see how beloved she is. let's see how our temperatures will be. sandhya: i have better please everyone and that forecast better be good. if you love rain, it might be popular. rain chances over the next seven days, going up beginning saturday night and it is sunday and monday that we have the level 1 storm coming in.
tuesday, still a lingering chance. i would get those umbrellas ready. the guru from the golden gate weather services has been tracking and keeping historical records. he sent out some information and is september rain unusual? in the past 173 years, it rained in san francisco 100 and 11 of those years. the record for san francisco was 5.4 inches in 1904. it is not that unusual. take a look at the rainfall averages in the bay area. we are in september. we do not get a lot of rain but we get some. santa rose average -- we do have a storm impact scale that does make -- doesn't make an appearance too often. it is a light level 1 with a slight chance of thunder that
cannot be ruled out on monday. saturday night, this model is starting to bring the possibility of drizzle in the north bay. by sunday, afternoon and evening is one the best chance of rain comes in and that continues into monday and could possibly go on into tuesday. the european commuter model is quite wet, bringing most areas anywhere from 0.8 to over an inch of rain. the other model, gfs is backing off from the earlier total. anywhere from 0.3 inches in the south bay to less than an inch in the north bay. we are going to fine-tune those details as we get closer. you might need to start looking for those umbrellas soon. the moon is going up and we do have clouds on live doppler 7. temperatures at this hour anywhere from the 50's to the 60's as you check out the view from rm regal camera, that is
how it starts out. rain looking likely starting this weekend. your morning temperatures, 50's and 60's. grab those jackets for the afternoon. in land highs will still be below average. your accuweather second -- seven-day forecast, we have a mild pattern through the work week and we bring the possibility of rain over the weekend. we
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dan: open water swimmer catherine bree did what was said to be impossible by swimming across the frigid pacific ocean. ama: she completed a total of 27 miles starting from the golden gate bridge bay and finishing south to half moon bay. this is video of a previous swim. she reached her goal destination in 12 hours and 45 minutes. dan: that is impressive. trey lance may have to deal with trey lance may have to deal with more rain this
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>> abc 7 sports, sponsored by river rock casino. larry: trey lance has got to be wondering that what are the odds this team loses to the monsoon on monday. it is coming sunday. assuming it is not a torrential downpour, the main issues will be staying healthy for 17 games. he will keep running 13 times like he did against the bears. he is not good for your health, taking on so many nfl linebackers. >> catching up a lot quicker, spaces filled and guys catch up faster. just got to protect myself knowing how important it is to stay healthy. >> as a quarterback, you have to pick and choose. signing is the best deal, but
sometimes there are ways to go down forward without taking the hits and trey does a good job of that. larry: on baseball, the giants wants to get more younger athletics, so there may not be a fifth there. >> [indiscernible] larry: jd davis liked what he heard and the sports giants take up to-one lead -- a 2-1 lead. road on wins his 13th. off the side, giants win against the braves. a's in texas. straight to the ninth, a's down and machine almost had a homerun, doubles off the wall, and we are tied at 7-7.
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