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have laser drilled holes. they release medicine fast, for fast pain relief. tylenol® flowers, tears, and a lot of questions. an east bay community is in mourning tonight after the sudden death of a high school freshman in the school pool. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. it's just been a devastating, emotional day for students at san ramon valley high school in danville. >> abc 7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian is liv at the school tonight where there's a memorial for this 15-year-old student. lisa. >> reporter: ama and dan, the memorial behind me has really grown over the past few hours, and late tonight parents got an
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e-mail letting them know that counselors will be on campus, available to talk to anyone that needs a little extra support tomorrow. a sad silence hangs over san ramon valley high school as students say good-bye to their friend. >> he was sweet and he was really shy. really sweet, though. >> reporter: those here say ben curry was the 15-year-old who was found at the bottom of the school swimming pool after fourth period p.e. class. >> i changed next to the kid in my locker, and i saw him. he was laughing. he was happy. he didn't seem -- nothing seemed wrong with him. >> reporter: danville police still don't know what happened after that class, but by fifth period p.e. students and even curry's friends were about 20 get into the pool when they saw the body. >> it just kind of was a shock. and it's weird some guy you know almost all your life is not going to be there the next day. it's just hard to process. >> reporter: many found solace here at school together. >> they wanted to give him flowers and put a memorial for
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him because he deserved it because not everybody knew what a cool kid he was. >> he was kind of a natural born leader and just a very kind human being. >> reporter: police are making this case a priority. in danville lisa amin gulezian, abc 7 news. >> abc 7 news has learned new details about the san francisco police officer who's accused of -- who's accused the department, rather, of religious and ethnic discrimination. that officer held a news conference with public defender jeff adachi last month. he claims someone sketched an isis flag on his locker with the message go back. the officer asked not to be identified for safety reasons. abc 7 news has learned he was the subject of a napa police all points bulletin in 2013. he met a female on a dating website an told her he was a high-level cia agent and he claimed to have been involved in the killing of osama bin laden. the bulletin alerted other agencies that he had applied to be a police officer in san francisco, west sacramento, and santa cruz and the oakland
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police department has confirmed that he was dismissed from the oakland police academy. we are waiting for a response from public defender jeff adachi on these new revelations. concern about a shortage offen pens has prompted kaiser personali permanente to limit the drug's supply. kaiser says it will provide one syringe at a time. a patient advocacy group says 45 states have reported a shortage of these allergy shot the drug's maker says it is experiencing manufacturing delays due to a new process put in place following complaints about defective epipens. six candidates debated topics from housing to immigration to moral character. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo has the story. reporter: several debate questions focused on immigration. things became heated between republican travis allen and lieutenant governor gavin newsom on california's sanctuary status. >> california needs to lead the national debate on comprehensive
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immigration reform. that's what's missing currently in this debate. and you're filling the void and i think it's shameful. >> let me be very clear, gavin newsom. what's shameful is kate steinle died because someone was released in your city, due to sanctuary city policy that's never should have been in place. >> reporter: allen's republican challenger john cox a businessman took on newsom on traffic and the gas tax. >> we've got to get the cost of living down in this state so people can live. we can't havehis neverending spiral upward. >> the debate took a personal turn when nus sxm former l.a. mayor antonio villaraigosa were asked about their extramarital affairs. >> i was awesome about it. i was open about it. i apologized for it. i was wrong. >> i also acknowledged that i made a mistake. i lost my marriage. i lost my family for a time. i took responsibility for it. >> reporter: democrat delaine easton said s believes character counts and later pressed the issue of gender equality. >> we are making more progress electing people of diverse
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backgrounds than electing women. >> reporter: when asked about the current uc worker strike state treasurer john chung touted his experience. >> i'm the one who's the most successful auditor in california history identifying $9.5 billion in funding. >> reporter: the primary election is june 5th. in san jose katie marzullo, abc 7 news. 'll the form eer california governor known as the iron duke is being remembered as a man who demanded honesty and integrity. george deukmejian died today at his long beach home of natural causes. george deukmejian's political care began when he was elected to the state assembly in 1962, followed by 12 years in the state senate and a stint adds as state attorney general. >> i george deukmejian do solemnly swear -- >> reporter: when he became california's 35th governor in 1982, the son of armenian immigrants deukmejian became the most prominent armenian-american politician in the united states. it is his lineage that prompted him to successfully urge the state to pull some $3 billion in
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stock holdings out of south africa during apartheid. >> governor deukmejian is a descendant of armenian genocide. his parents were part of the armenian genocide in 1915. so he had a special place in his heart for other people. >> reporter: during his two terms as governor he also eliminated a $1.5 billion deficit, expanded the state prison system, and supported tough anti-crime legislation. a snapshot of his legacy. george deukmejian was 89 years old. there were some contentious races and big wins in the first primaries of 2018. here are a few of the key races tonight. in west virginia incumbent u.s. senator democratoe manchin will face republican patrick morrissey. morrissey defeated don blankenship, the coal baron who spent a year in jail after 29 of his employees died. in ohio incumbent senator sherrod brown will try to remain the state's only democrat in a high office seat. he'll face republican j renacy, an auto dealer who received a twitter endorsement
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from the president. and in indiana trump supporter mike braun won what was called a bloody fight to face incumbent democratic senator joe donnelley. more evacuations tonight in hawaii after two new fissures, outlets for lava and gases, opened up from the kilauea volcano. geologists expect more eruptions too. the hawaii civil defense says 35 buildings including at least 26 homes have been destroyed and a total of 12 fissures have formed since kilauea first erupted last thursday. sky 7 was over 66th avenue and san leandro street in oakland where repairs to fix a water main break are expected to impact traffic through the morning. a contractor hit the 12-inch cast iron main around 4:30 p.m., knocking out water service to several businesses. warriors and a's fans headed to tonight's games were also affected since that main is not far from oracle arena and oakland coliseum. and abc 7 sports director larry beil managed to make his way through that mess and is live from oracle arena tonight
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where the warriors closed out the new orleans pelicans in game 5, larry. >> yeah, we got here early, dan, so we didn't have any trouble getting into the arena. but the warriors as you mentioned did finish off new orleans 113-104. they wrap up this series in five games. just like the good old days, steph curry led the way for golden state. steph had 28 points along with eight assists and seven rebounds. here's the number the dubs have to be really happy with. he played 37 minutes. that's most he's gone since coming back from that sprained knee. great sign that steph curry is close to being 100%. >> just trying to play free, not worry about anything, continue to try to get my rhythm. when you start to get so excited and still when i'm out there and missed six weeks, still appreciative of just being out there playing. >> i think coach did a great job. giving a little bit here and there. and then tonight really just letting him go. and you're seeing, you know, when you let that -- when you let the dog off the leash what
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happens. >> when the dog's off the leash, there's trouble for the opposition. so steph and the dubs now have six days to rest, recover, and prepare for the western conference finals, which begin next monday in houston. lots more coming up later on in sports. for the moment live at oracle, larry beil, abc 7 sports. >> all right. thanks, larry. well, there's a big relief tonight for a heartbroken dog owner in san francisco. her stolen pug has now been found. take a look. here they are reunited. stephanie lee searched for filo since april 26th, when somne stole the pug from outside whole foods on market street. a woman who saw the story on the news thought she spotted the dog and contacted lee. filo had been sold and was in oakland. lee says she took him to the vet tonight and he seems just fine. >> great shot. happy ending to that story. stay with us. a notorious california con artist strikes again. >> he owes every woman an
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apology. >> he's the dine and dash dater. tonight his latest victim speaks out. and a popular san francisco bookstore's next chapter could be its last as a critical deadline approaches. now there's an effort to keep its story going. plus -- >> a big birthday celebration for -- ♪ a very unique pipe organ. i'm kate larsen. coming up, find out just how many candles are on the cake and where you can hear this wonderful instrument. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. it is going to be foggy for your morning commute. i'll show you the changes that we'll follow in the accuweather seven-day forecast. all that's ahead but first here's a look at what's coming up tonight on "jimmy kimmel live" right after abc 7 news at 11:00. jimmy. >> thanks, dan and ama. look at what we did using teamwork. >> you know i assume the whole plot of the movie, right? and i assume that the movie studio does not want you to reveal the whole flot of the movie. >> that's exactly right. >> yeah. crystal geyser alpine spring water starts here,
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passes through here, and is bottled right here. at the mountain source. naturally. crystal geyser is the only major u.s spring water bottled at the mountain source. naturally.
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geyser! [echo]stal! [echo] crystal! [echo] geyser! [echo] crystal geyser. always bottled at the mountain source. naturally. the infamous dine and dash dater paul gonzalez has done it again. this time the 45-year-old pasadena resident left his unsuspecting date inside a local restaurant with a $130 bill. >> he ordered a salad with shrimp, filet mignon. he went all out. all of a sudden he said my phone's dying. and i'm waiting on the call from my mom about my aunt. i'm going to go to the car to get my charger. my first comment to him when he got up was oh, what, you're not coming back? >> well no, he wasn't. the the woman had no idea gonzalez has been accused of the same routine for years. fourth of the women recently came forward with similar stories about this guy. police are investigating sxwlp
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just no good. a beloved bay area bookstore may have to close its doors if it doesn't raise enough money to pay down its debt. abc 7 news was in san francisco's pacific heights neighborhood where browser books was established in 1976. its long-time owner is ill and hopes to pass the store on to someone who will keep it open. >> it's quite a local treasure and something that's just getting a lot of love and support. the fact we need to pay off about $75,000 in debt in order to move forward to a sale. >> reporter: a go fund me campaign has raised nearly $31,000. go to for a link. new at 11:00, more than a century of sound has flowed from a pred pipe organ in san francisco. it's the largest of its kind, unaltered since it was installed 130 years ago. tonight abc 7 news reporter kate larsen was there for its birthday celebration. >> reporter: in an old catholic church in north beach an even older organ proudly plays tunes
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you've probably heard before. ♪ this is the largest unaltered pipe organ in california and it's celebrating its 130th birthday. the organ was built in boston but first installed at first unitarian church on franklin street in san francisco. after the 1906 earthquake it was moved t this building. >> sounds just like it did in 1888. >> reporter: john bradshaw takes care of the organ at our laid yif guadalupe church which was recently restored and turned into an event space. >> it actually feels really, really old. it feels like it's in really good shape. it's like a lady who has maintained herself quite well. >> reporter: suzanne ramsey is a musician. she's also a san francisco native and was curious about the organ. >> almost feelsike this crazy living breathing thing. i'm serious. it feels really powerful. >> reporter: the owners of the building plan to hold more events to show off their organ in the future.
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kate larsen, abc 7 news. ♪ >> beautiful. hard to play, too. feet and hands going. >> incredible. all right. let's switch gears and head to the weather. >> all right. meteorologist sandhya patel is there.g that equipment back >> that's right. and i hope that you find that our weather is just as incredible as that music. right now from our mount tamalpais camera. the fog layer has been about 1,000 to 1,500 feet deep. tonight it will continue to deepen. so in the overnight hours do expect the fog to become more widespread. here is a view that is just absolutely stunning from our east bay hills camera. sun went down at 8:06 and it was a fiery sunset with a beautiful view of that fog coming in. never gets old here in the bay area. we're going to be seeing more of that fog going into the morning commute time as you take a look
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at live doppler 7. visibility is low across parts of our coast. half moon bay reporting some very thick fog. if you're flying out of sfo tomorrow morning you will likely encounter delays due to a low ceiling. this is a live picture. take a look at your morning commute planner. watch out for dense fog tomorrow morning. if you're taking the ferry across the bay it's going to be a murky ride, and foggy and drizzly if you're walking. the fridays factor is going to be high. i hate to tell you that. but the fog obviously does a number for some of us with our hair. it is definitely going to be a gray drizzly start. some of you love the fog. you'll see plenty of it during the morning commute tomorrow. it is going to be breezier and cooler in the afternoon. and a warmer pattern is setting up for the end of the week. a live picture right now from our emeryville camera as we look toward 80 there. and the overcast skies. this view is going to be blurred as we head tord the morning commute time period. here's a look at what's been happening. the system coming in did drop
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our temperature a few degrees. if it wasn't noticeable to you today, cooling continues tomorrow and trust me, it will be noticeable. high pressure builds in behind it, end of the week, you will notice warmer pattern. tomorrow morning 5:00 a.m. watch out for the fog. it's going to be pretty widespread across the region. dense in spots 8:00 a.m. and as we head into noon time that fog will sit tight near the coast. visibility will be low. so allow yourself extra time for the morning commute. that drizzle could be creating some damp roadways. watch out for that as well. upper 40s to the low 50s first thing in the morning and then for the afternoon some fog lingers near the coast. for the rest of you a mix of sun and high clouds. it's still going to be mild inland, just not as warm as today. 70s inland, 50s along the coast. as you check out the warm end to the workweek. wednesday's temperatures in the first column. by friday you're going up anywhere from 7 to 11 degrees. so san jose you'll come up from 73 to 80 degrees. you'll notice the warm-up. accuweather seven-day forecast, morning fog giving way to a cooler afternoon.
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temperatures on the rise on thursday. you start to notice it as we head into the weekend. mid 80s inland. saturday mid 60s coastside. and mother's day is looking fantastic. just a touch cooler. more fog, high clouds, and then temperatures will continue to drop monday and tuesday. but for that all-important mother's day forecast you can download the accuweather app and check out temperatures anytime you want. dan and ama. >> all right. thank you so much, sandhya. tomorrow on "good morning america" nutritionist dawn jackson blattner sho
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today at google's io conference in mountain view the company addressed a critical issue. two erroneous food emojis. a bug placed the cheese on its burger under the patty, causing an uproar.
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there was also brouhaha over the beer emoji that had foam floating several inches above the ale inside. google's ceo assured the world his team restored the natural law of physics and now all is well. >> they weren't emojis but real beers, real burgers out at the coliseum tonight. >> and lots of excitement. sports anchor larry beil is live at oracle arena tonight. larry, sports director. >> yeah. good fun, ama and dan. steph curry gets all the headlines, and it's great that he's back. but i'll tell you, draymond green was amazing in this series. and downright hilarious when looking ahead to the upcoming western conference finals against the rockets. all the highlights, plus draymond's
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good evening. larry beil live at oracle arena. the warriors take care of their business tonight. they finish off the new orleans pelicans in five games. next stop the western conference finals against the rockets. draymond green, you've got to love this. what is this, like a globetrotter game? he's in the pelicans' huddle. you've got to get out of here. come on. good start for the dubs. steph curry, klay thompson, throwing it down. dubs up seven in the second quarter. curry using the left. so sweet. but i'll tell you what, the pelicans wouldn't go away. nicola mirotic for three. anthony davis the unibrow jumping out of the gym. with authority right there. he had a game-high 34 points and 19 boards. steph. you dunk it, k.d. with 24 points. dubs up 18. this is vintage steph.
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stop and pop from way downtown. bang. as mike breen would say. curry with a team-high 28. how about draymond? who steve kerr called a future hall of famer. almost a triple-double. 19 points, 14 boards, and 9 assists. jordan bell on the finish. warriors beat the pels 113-104. their long anticipated match-up with the rockets starts on monday. >> we won two championships in three years. we're not about to run off talking about how bad we want to play somebody. we want to win another championship, and it don't matter who's in the way of that. if you're in the way of that, then you happen to be in the way. but you know, we're not about to run around like yeah, we want to play them in the conference final. for what? it don't matter to us who we play. however, we got them. now let's get it. we can get to it now. but it makes no sense for us to run around we want them as bad as they want us. for what? >> he's right. baseball giants at phillies. pablo sandoval mittsing with the philly phanatic, who then does
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his own pablo impersonation. oh, this is how you throw. good funny stuff. derek holland on the mound gave up two homers. third inning, jorge alfaro. and the giants end up losing this one by a score of 4-2. let's get to the a's who were right across the way at the coliseum complex here. a's and astros. stephen miss kolti getti ipisco getting an ovation. his mom recently passed away. emotions at the coliseum. sean minaya. james paxton of the mariners threw a no-hitter against toronto. abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. they're getting ready for a kendrick lamar concert here tomorrow. they've asked me to grab some power tools and help with the seats. don't let the makeup fool you. i'm a power tool kind of guy. >> put the too


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