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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc news. ama: the seconds before tragedy. the midair moment that planes collided in watsonville last month, killing three people and a dog. families are hoping for more answers with their grief as profound as ever. dan: thank you for joining us. we will show you the correct photo in a moment. investigators released a preliminary report on the crash revealing new witnesses who saw what happened firsthand. ama: amanda del castillo you has been following these development from the beginning and has our story. reporter: new witness accounts, a stunning photo and flight track data. details shared in this newly released report by the ntsb on
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last month's deadly midair plane collision. a closer look at the harrowing photo, capturing the moment the single engine cessna 152 and twin-engine cessna 340 crash, killing three people and a dog. >> the twin-engine at the last moment was turning to the right to avoid the other aircraft but was making the turn just a couple seconds too late. reporter: max truscott breaking down the report, explaining the twin-engine carrying winton residents and a dog, traveling too fast. a speed that wouldn't have allowed for a safe landing under any circumstance. >> there's really no rational explanation as for why he was that fast. reporter: piloting the cessna was 32-year-old stuart cannon sent, born and raised in alamo. the report confirms what his family told us, he was practicing touch and go landings
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on his fifth and final attempt when the crash happened. >> the most perishable skill pilots have is the ability to land well. they will practice flying the lack -- landing pattern for seven or 10 times. reporter: one witness in a plane above. the airport doesn't have a control tower so they listened as the two pilots communicated over,. the witness telling investigators he attempted to turn right. his leftin struck the aircraft. >> everybody be advised, there's an accident towards runway 20. reporter: the family reacting to the report, telling abc7news, we are deeply saddened that neither plane had a chance to land safely. stuart was a cautious and meticulous pilot. flying was a passion that he thoroughly enjoyed. adding, we will feel this loss for the rest of our lives. abc7news.
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ama: the friends created a gofundme campaign on behalf of the family. they want to create a memorial at the watsonville municipal airport. click on this story for the link. dan: breaking news in the north bay. crews have shut down a section of road because of a fire in a marsh area. this is a look within the past hour. the fire is burning behind a skate park on hamilton parkway. it appears the blaze has started to die down but we are still waiting for new information, updated information from firefighters. ama: we've been eating the rain and it looks like we may get some a little earlier than usual. dan: wouldn't that be nice? you've been keeping an eye on what an incoming storm could bring us, sandhya patel. sam gerak: this looks promising. it will help with our fire season and our fire danger and the drought. it will help out. let's take a look at the rain
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chances over the next seven days. sunday, monday, tuesday. the possibility of rain goes up saturday night. this crips institute in san diego is saying there's a possibility of an atmospheric river. this would be a week atmospheric river, obviously if it pans out. we are looking at hefty rain totals. it's a light level one on our storm impact scale. sunday morning is your main event. moderate to brief heavy rain at 6:00 in the morning. that will continue until 8:00 and then we switch over to showers. brief downpours, possibility of lightning and gusty wind on sunday. that's not the only time we will be dealing with wet weather. i will be back with totals, coming up. ama: thank you. you can follow along with this weekend storm with live doppler 7. download the abc 7 bay area news app, find it where you stream. dan: investigators trying to
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figure out why a driver crashes car into a trader joe's in castro valley today. six people were hurt this afternoon when a gray sedan plowed 50 feet inside the store on redwood road. four of the injured had to be taken to the hospital. investigators don't believe the crash was deliberate. >> the driver is cooperating with our investigation. remained on scene. we don't believe he's injured. we are ruling out any impairment at this time. we don't believe alcohol or drugs played a factor. dan: crews backed the car out of the store. store employees did a great job assisting the injured before the emergency crews arrived. ama: in the east bay, two councilmembers are calling on the mayor to resign. after learning the county is settling a recent sexual harassment case against him. the mayor and his supporters say he's incident -- innocent. hunter hudson has more. reporter: the striking -- >> the
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striking calls were elected official saying, you need to do the right thing, you need to step up, you need to ask the mayor to resign. reporter: the vice mayor got a hold of the mayor on thursday, asking for him to resign following a sexual harassment lawsuit settlement in previous dui arrest. >> this is a distraction for our city. reporter: two women accuse the mayor of sexual harassment, unwanted sexual advances, and hostile working conditions while he was the executive director of the community health care district. the law firm did not return requests for comment. >> this is inexcusable. we can't behave in this manner. reporter: in an email, the mayor responded by saying, i'm wholeheartedly heartbroken by these allegations. they are completely false. i worked to create an environment that gave opportunities to members of our community that were historically marginalized as i've always sought to make change through empowerment.
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thorpe provided a statement for pat young, the former chair of the community health care district. she writes, as a woman, i can say unequivocally that the allegations made against mr. thorpe are complete we false. when presented with the information, it was clear that they lacked facts and evidence. quick's -- >> when we are talking about the board of supervisors wording to have an insurance company payout $350,000 to two victims that have outlined sexual harassment claims, i take that very serious. reporter: the county board of supervisors may have settled a lawsuit because a community health care district was dissolved earlier this year. councilmembers both admit that neither has spoken to the county board of supervisors nor the women who filed the lawsuit. this isn't the first attempt to get the mayor removed from office. a recall effort last year failed to get the required signatures. he plans to meet with the city attorney next week to consider
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the legal next steps. abc7news. ama: we did reach out to the contra costa county board of supervisors. the chair staff responded by saying the supervisor has no comment on this. dan: governor newsom is expected in solano county tomorrow to sign more aggressive climate measures for the state. he is expected to lay out some of the details of the 54 billion dollar climate investment included in this year's budget. california will spend the money on a variety of climate programs from public transit to wildfire programs and more. state regulators finalize the governor's plan to ban new gas car sales by 2035. ama: the governor is calling on the u.s. department of justice to file human charges against florida governor rounds -- ron desantis. josh paschal from our sister station looks at what it could mean here in california. reporter: the unexpected arrival
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of roughly 50 migrants from venezuela on the posh summer resort island of martha's vineyard has intensified the immigration and political debate across the country. >> we went and loaded up cases of water, snacks, fruits and things that we had available to us. reporter: ron desantis taking credit for the two flights which originated in san antonio but stopped in florida before landing in new england. >> if you have folks that are inclined to take -- think florida is a good place, our messages that we are not essential worry state and is better to be able to go to a sanctioned -- sanctuary jurisdiction. we will help facilitate the transfer for you. reporter: desantis has blamed president biden's policies at the southern border which has seen an increase in illegal immigration. desantis has copied the actions of greg abbott who has been sending buses of migrants to new york, chicago.
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on thursday, the residence of kamala harris. >> shame on you. these political stunts have no role in american politics. this is which politics. something that is being done for the midterm election. reporter: desantis communication director tease that california could be next. governor newsom responding by asking the department of justice to consider kidnapping charges, saying, several of the individuals who were transported have alleged that a recruiter induced them to accept the offer of travel based on false representations that they would be transported to boston and would receive expedited access to work authorization. newsom called the santos's actions and human efforts to use kids as political pawns. eric garcetti agrees. >> in los angeles, we have always welcomed and input -- integrated immigrants. they are the lifeblood of our
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city and we would welcome folks here to help them. reporter: abc7news. ama: president biden touched on the subject that tonight congressional hispanic caucus gala. he said, republicans are playing politics with human beings, using them as props. what they are doing is wrong. dan: coming up, and uber up oh. the hack that is causing problems for employees within the company. ama: a challenge in chinatown. one of the oldest troops in america is seeing a struggle in san francisco. dan: how about this for your new ride to work? the future for your commute comes one step closer let out a surprising cost.
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ama: uber is responding to a cyber security breach within the company. employees haven't been able to access company software. the hacker also reportedly posted out an explicit photo on an internal company page. uber is in touch with law enforcement to find out the source of the issue. dan: tomorrow, a monkeypox clinic in san francisco will have a focus on those most in need. you will see the event details on your screen. it is from noon until 3:00 next door to peer 80 with a specific invitation to the black and african-american community. the white house monkeypox response team stressed and need for vaccine equity. leaders say they are finding a disproportionate level of cases among gay men of color and are hoping to boost vaccine outreach to those groups. new monkeypox cases in the u.s. are down nearly 50% since early august. ama: a piece of san francisco history is at risk of fading away.
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boy scout troop three has operated in chinatown for more than 100 years, withstanding the ups and downs. they face new challenges tonight. tim johns sat in on one of their meetings and brings us their story. reporter: tucked away on the border of san francisco's chinatown, you will find a piece of the city's history few know is even there. >> this is 1964, this was our troop at that time. reporter: for the past 108 years, troop three has withstood the test of time, becoming the oldest troop west of the mississippi river and the second oldest in the nation as a whole. >> this is me. reporter: stephen chang has been at heart -- a part of the trip for 60 years. >> you see them when they are 11 years old. you see them when they graduate at 18. just to see the remarkable change. reporter: today's troop is open to everyone. when it was founded in 1914, all the members were ethnically chinese out of necessity. >> because of the chinese
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exclusion act, history shows us that we weren't welcome here. reporter: the troop has gradually dwindled and is currently down to about 13 members. chang believes cost as well as the neighborhood being home to many hard-working immigrant families plays a role. >> i see that. we are a lot different than a lot of other troops. they have more resources and parents, able to be involved in the program. reporter: despite the reduction in size, the sense of camaraderie and the lessons the scouts learned remain timeless. a member of the troop for the past several years says he's made some of his closest friends here and enjoys passing his knowledge down to the next generation. >> i try my best to be a leader to them but also to be a friend to them. reporter: following the pandemic, the troop is stepping up its recruitment efforts. hoping to remain a part of san francisco's culture for another
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108 years. >> the things we hear is, hands-on learning experience, building confidence, teaching, having fun, responsibility. i don't think any of that gets old. reporter: abc7news. ama: today kicked off hispanic heritage month. the bay area is putting on celebrations as tomorrow marks mexican independence day. dan: the holiday gets off to an early start with a call that is very familiar to many. it's known as the credo. it happened in mexico on this day september 15 on the eve of mexico's freedom from spain in 1810. ♪ there was dancing in san francisco's civic center this evening. same in san jose with a celebration outside of city
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hall. classic cars. very cool. this is just the start. expect more celebrations tomorrow and through the weekend. it will be a lot of fun and very meaningful. ama: did you see the wind blowing those flowers? [laughter] dan: wind with some cooler temperatures and that may bring in some rain. sandhya: we definitely have rain coming in but not tomorrow for those celebrations. today's temperatures were seven degrees below average. it was gusty out there. tomorrow, the weather should be good for the celebrations. early-season storms coming our way. it is still taking shape in the pacific. whenever it arrives, you will know. this will not be a sprinkler event. we have some clouds and fog. let's check out what you can expect. hazardous travel. these are the storm concerns. ponding on the roadways. can't rollout downed trees because of the fact that the wind is going to pick up. it's a light level one.
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sunday through tuesday, rain and showers. slight chance of thunder and gusty wind. hour-by-hour, as early as saturday night, the north bay begins to get showers. it will be spotty and light. sunday morning, the intensity picks up. 7:00, moderate to heavy rainfall. scattered showers. in the sierra, rain and snow. the snow levels will be 9000 feet lower. it's not going to impact the passes. tuesday, we have some showers going locally. this is going to be a multi-day event. when you take a look at the european model, this is the wetter of the two models. many of the areas between 7/10 of an inch to over two inches. when you look at the gfs model, things are different. not as wet. it will still be raining but not heavy as far as the totals go. we are looking at most areas getting between a quarter to half an inch.
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there will be wetter spots that pick up an inch of rain. the wind will pick up initially out of the northwest on saturday. saturday plans are good to go. turning more out of the south but they will be gusty. strongest winds expected along the coast. beautiful view. warning fog, warmer in the afternoon tomorrow. the storm is going to remain unsettled into next week. temperatures in the 50's and 60's right now. tomorrow morning when you get going, it will be in the 50's for most of you. there will be fog for the afternoon. brighter skies and a warmer day. mid-60's coast and a little breezy. a lot of people are asking about the game on sunday at levi's stadium. there's going to be some scattered showers around. low 60's. the main rain event that we need will be through here sunday morning. a milder afternoon. late night showers in the north bay saturday.
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slight chances of thunderstorms on sunday and monday. certainly gusty and below-average.
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kevin: i've fought wildfires for twenty years. here's the reality we face every day.
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this is a crisis. we need more firefighters, more equipment, better forest management to prevent wildfires and reduce toxic smoke. and we need to reduce the tailpipe emissions that are driving changes to our climate. that's why cal fire firefighters, the american lung association, and the california democratic party support prop 30. prevent fires. cut emissions. and cleaner air. yes on 30. ama: a flurry of innovation at the detroit auto show. dan: flying bikes. this is the hover bike.
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it can stay airborne for 40 minutes and reach speeds of 60 miles per hour. we know it's all about the comfort of the ride. >> it was exhilarating. it's not vicious. it's comfortable. it was really comfortable taking off and landing. there is no jerking. dan: look at that thing. the hope is that it will be sold next year. the estimated price is $770,000. a future electric model costing $50,000 by 2025. cool. ama: crazy looking.
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larry: the 49ers will be without george kittle. the tight end out with a groin injury and hasn't practiced this reek -- week. dreamy debate rages on. let's step away from that for a moment. the niners had a 10 point lead in the second half. demeco ryans says guys make too many mistakes in the open. >> the guys already know the mistakes that were made. they know the corrections. they are just disappointed. we are all disappointed because we feel like we can play much better than we played and guys know that. you don't have to harp on it for too long because we are dealing with professionals and they understand what we are here to do. larry: thursday night football on amazon. you pay for prime? the chiefs and tartars. just a magician. sidearm jerry mckennon. to the third quarter. justin herbert and mike
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williams. this is amazing. definitely worth another look. one-handed as he's falling down, chargers by 10 in kc. they chartered it. herbert richard his abs. chiefs win 27-24. onto baseball. tony kemp wearing number 21. this is roberto clemente day. i'm east garcia can hit. the a's take a 2-1 lead. to the seventh. hi, deep, a loja as well. silverado, the pga tour. max, bertie five of his first 11 homes. seven under 65 but to back of justin lau who chipped in twice.
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career low 63. wnba finals. game three, vegas trying to sweep connecticut. they trailed by 22 early and came back to cut the lead in the third. asia wilson was to have her to -- two over 19. steel and score. 19-0 run to end the game. the sun will come out tomorrow. 105-76 vegas. sports on
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