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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. do you see it? if you step outside you may hear it too. >> the wind is whipping through parts of the bay area. you can see the flags blowing from our roof camera. good evening and thank you for joining us tonight. >> i'm dan ashley. a live look from our camera, you can see the wind blowing it up once again. heavy wind out there tonight. >> let's get to our meteorologist, sandhya patel.
>> a look at the winds. they're howling in the hills gusting to 35 miles per hour. knoxville creek, 26 miles per hour wind. north, northeasterly wind. 26% at mount tam, wind advisories for the hills until 5:00 a.m. tomorrow. gusts may reach as high as 55 miles per hour. watch out for trees and power lines toppling. there's potential for that. what's bringing the wind? low pressure to the east, high pressure building in and we're sandwiched between the two systems so that wind is flowing from the high to the low, and we are going to continue with the gusty winds. but this is going to set the stage for your weekend. i'll be back with a closer look, including mother's day coming up. dan and ama. >> thank you. new at 11:00, high winds are a painful reminder for north bay residents of the devastating wildfires last october. but this weekend a major event is pumping positive energy and
dollars into the community. >> cornell bernard is live in santa rosa where a big competition kicks off tomorrow. >> reporter: not just any competition, this is ironman. thousands of men and women, giving it all they've got. behind me the stage is set. the race begins in the morning and local businesses say let the games begin. ♪ >> reporter: if swimming, biking and running long distances is your thing, the ironman triathlon says bring it. >> we have almost 2,000 athletes competing from 47 countries. >> reporter: it is the second year ironman has staged its race across sonoma county, the region still recovering from wildfires last year. the huge event just what local businesses needed. >> this beginning of the year has been a little slow, but i think things are starting to bounce back. >> reporter: kelly has put out the welcome sign at her santa rosa craft store. greg role and plans to serve beer and food at his restaurant, belly, this weekend after a
challenging year. >> sonoma county, santa rosa, we're still here. we are growing and we're bigger and better than ever. >> it is great for the community and it is great for us. you know, you couldn't be in a better environment. like i say, i'm from wisconsin, so, you know, to be here this time of year, fantastic, yeah. >> reporter: sadly, business never recovered after the fires for lucy's french chocolate shop. she will loels this weekend for good after six years in business. >> it is not an easy decision but it doesn't make sense to keep pushing forward when you know that it is going to take much longer for the community to come back. >> reporter: elsewhere, things are looking up and coming back. this weekend the finish line is in sight. in santa rosa, cornell bernard,ing 7 news. three people were hurt when a deck collapsed in the backyard of a two-story home near mills college in oakland. sky 7 was over the home after the deck crashed to the ground around 1:30 this afternoon.
ak oakland fire department spokesperson says two people were taken to a trauma center. tonight we're hearing from a san francisco mayoral candidate under fire for a proposal to eliminate some of the city's sanctuary city protections. >> abc 7 rorter katie utehs spoke with angela to "the tonight show." >> reporter: protesters are upset mayoral candidate angela aliodo is trying to change the policy. it with premove sanctuary protections for violent felons. back in 1989 she authored the original sanctuary city orlando nances. subsequent supervisors hanged it. she says this initiative get it back to the original intent. >> the intent of the legislation was never to protect felons, convicted felons. >> reporter: critics accuse her of using trump talking points for political gain. >> it is not the climate to do it and i think it is very irresponsible from a civil rights attorney to even propose something like that.
>> reporter: fellow mayoral candidate pulled his endorsement of aliota as the choice of the candidate. >> she has used donald trump's language of suggesting and promoting his myth that immigrants are, quote, murderers, rapists and child molesters. this is very dangerous language. >> i mean why do they want felons? someone needs to explain to me why do they want felons. >> reporter: the petition needs more than 9,000 signatures to make it on the ballot. in san francisco, katie utehs, abc 7 news. you can see video statements from each of the eight candidates running for mayor in san francisco by visiting our website, abc 7 news.com. we have a special section devoted to the june 5th election. a firestorm over a comment by a white house aide that many see as mocking senator mccain's cancer diagnosis. she dismissed his opposition to
the nominee to lead the cia saying he is dying anyway. mccain has brain cancer. his daughter meghan fired back on "the view." >> i don't understand what kind of environment you're working in when it would be acceptable and you can come to work the next day and still have a job. >> his daughter wondered aloud why kelly sadler still has a job at the white house. does she have a job? >> i'm not going to comment on an internal staff meeting. >> during the campaign, mr. trump criticized mccain because he was captured during the vietnam war. a woman accused of sending 65,000 texts to a man after one date is now speaking out in a jail house interview. reporter sunu wasu has the story. >> i met him online. i was looking for my healing angel. the psychic i met told me i would meet a healing angel. >> she said she met him on a dating site where millionaires going to find love and if you ask jacqueline adis she thought
thepark was instant. >> i thought we would do what everybody else did and get married and everything would be fine. that's not what happened. >> reporter: turns out the spark was one sided when the victim told her he wasn't interested. >> you don't stop giving. if you don't receive, you all of a sudden receive a lo >> reporter: that's one way to look at love, but paradise valley police say adis took it too far. we are talking 65,000 text messages in the last few months, chilling threats. according to police reports some of the texts read, quote, i don't want to be a murderer. police reports state she also texted the victim saying she would cut up his body, wear his body parts and bathe in his blood. >> i don't want to talk about that. >> reporter: in our jail house interview, she did not want to talk about the alleged stalking or harassment. she ignored questions about showing up at his work, claiming to be his wife or allegedly breaking into his home and bathing in his tub. when we asked her if she would actually hurt him --
>> no! oh, my god, no, i love him so much. i just want to love him so much. that's it. if he doesn't like it, then i'll go home and i'll love my ex-boyfriend. what am i supposed to do? >> that was sunu wasu reporting. adis is expected in court next week. tonight fremont police recovered a body found in the marshlands off the city's shore. the decomposing male body was clothed when it was discovered in a remote area south of where marshland roa ends. a hiker notified authorities about 4:00 this afternoon. alameda county coroner officers used a drone and specialized boat to find and recover the body. a nigerian woman filed a discrimination after being kicked off a fight bound for san francisco because someone complained of her odor. she said it happened on a flight change in houston in 2016 when she was traveling with her
children. the suit says a man in business class told the flight crew she smelled and he was not comfortable flying next to her. united put her family on another plane five hours later. tonight facebook is planning to expand its san francisco presence in a big way. the san francisco chronicle reports the company is expected to lease all of the office space at the new park tower on howard street. the new building has 750,000 square feet of office space, over 43 floors, and something like 14 sky decks. this is video from property management company jll, which declined to comment on this report. facebook will now have enough space to accommodate 8,000 worker in san francisco. >> wow. it could be cheaper to fly to europe than the east coast. next, the new way you can get to the eiffel tower for less than $200. also, you could try to run, but probably wouldn't do you any good. the new robot that soon will be for sale. plus -- >> i was so, so insanely welcoming. >> taylor swift celebrating the
bay area's reputation tonight while rocking levi stadium. >> all that is ahead, but first a look at what is on "jimmy kimmel live" after abc 7 news at 11:00. >> here is what is going on in our neck of the woods. no one i know named their child barry in a long time. >> it is not a name. even the doctors if you said put barry, they would be taco taco are you one of the millions of americans living with a taco obsession? my $3 taco deal with three of the tacos you love and a refreshing drink can help. try my $3 taco deal today. clear! taco! taco! new at jack in the box.
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travel plans you may have noticed with more and more flights from the bay area to europe, it is cheaper to fly across the atlantic to the french coast. french bee completed its inaugural flight to san francisco a few hours ago. it is part of the airline's service to tahiti. the airline is offering one-way flights to and from paris for as little as $189. the deal is available as soon as next saturday. on that date it is more expensive to fly to philadelphia, boston and atlanta than it is to fly to paris. how about this. tonight nasa is preparing for an historic interplanetary flight. the space agency announced this afternoon its 2020 mission to mars will include a helicopter. the chopper will attempt to fly through martian air and see if vehicles can levitate in an atmosphere that is 100 times thinner than earth. if it works, it will enable far more ambitious exploration missions. maybe they should send this to mars. the running robot, fascinating
and terrorizing the internet. new video from the robotics company boston dynamics shows atlas the robot sprinting. >> it can recognize obstacles and jump over them. they posted this video of spot navigating through its facility, detecting and avoiding obstacles with ease. today the lab announced anyone can buy them starting next year. >> it is all fun until they take over. >> that's true. happeningow, taylor swift is bringing down the house in santa clara where about 50,000 people came to see the multi-platinum singer's reputation stayed yu tum. >> abc 7's reporter katie marzullo is live at levi stadium. hi. >> reporter: hi, the concert got out just before 11:00. fans are streaming out of the stadium behind us. we were allowed in for a few minutes ourselves and really awesome energy in there. we talked with some of the fans before they went in and you definitely got that vibe, that this was a family-friendly party here tonight.
♪ so glorious >> reporter: taylor swift was on fire. hitting the high notes with flames. >> such a lovely night. >> reporter: worth the drive from the modesto area. >> she actually didn't know until we got here. >> reporter: vanessa brought her daughter natalie as a surprise. >> i was shocked. she's a very awesome person, and i like her music. >> reporter: lily and fiona have been fans since they were about natalie's age. they created get away cars in honor of a song with the same name hoping to catch her eye. >> she invites fans from the arena that are kind of dressed up, having a good time and we get to meet her backstage. >> with as many years as i have been following her, it would mean the world to me and my friend over here. >> reporter: among the teens and tweens, grown men who clearly came to make someone else happy. >> when my sister asked me if i wanted to go to a concert with my little niece, and i said
yeah. then she said taylor swift and -- >> reporter: turned out he would do anything for seven-year-old taylor. >> i like her songs. >> i'm dreading that i'm actually going to really like it, and maybe kind of dreading seeing somebody i know. >> reporter: your secret is safe with us, eli. ♪ >> reporter: at levi stadium, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. ♪. that's fun. you know he had a great time. >> oh, yeah, that's so nice of him, too. she was so sweet and happy to go. >> his friends will understand. >> yeah. it was good weather for everybody heading out there. a little breezy. >> breezy but a stunning night out there in a lot of ways. meteorologist sandhya patel is here with the weekend forecast. >> from the temperature standpoint it was a beautiful night at the stadium. here is music to mom's ears. it will be a nice-looking weekend. if you have plansutside it will be pleasant. live doppler 7 showing clear skies. this afternoon was a warm one, mild along the coast where you
saw the 60s, but away from the coastline we saw temperatures up into the 80s. we are still hanging on to the warmth from earlier in the day. up to 18 degrees warmer compared to 24 years ago in novato. 19 degrees warmer in livermore. the reason for this is the north, northeasterly wind, the downsloping wind holding some of the heat in. that wind has been howling in the hills as i mentioned earlier in the broadcast. it will remain gusty for the next couple of hours in the hills and the winds trend lower heading towards tomorrow, latter part of the morning. the winds will subside in time for your plans. i want to show you the temperatures. really almost everyone in the 60s and 70s. there's very few 40s and 50s there. these temperatures are really well above where they should be for this time of year. they look more like highs than actual current readings with the exception of places like half moon bay that has dropped down, 46 degrees. mount tam cam right now you notice it is a shaky view. so gusty winds in the hills
overnight tonight. sunny and mild to warm again tomorrow, partly cloudy and cooler weather on mother's day. let's get to the mother's day planner and fast forward to sunday. morning fog and low clouds, 40s, 50s, sunshine inland. who needs gift, you will have sun. mild in the bay in the afternoon. pleasant in the evening. if you are taking mom out for a picnic or head to the coast, make sure she has a jacket or sweater because it will be on the cool side. windy and mild tomorrow morning. temperature also in the 50s and 60s for most areas. there will be a few 40s along the coast, and for the afternoon warming up quickly in south bay. 79 in san jose. 71 in santa cruz. 77 in sunnyvale. on the peninsula temperatures in mid to upper 70s. 78 in mountain view. palo alto. 64 in half moon bay. mild in the sunset district. in the north bay, most of you will be in the 70s and 80s except along the coast, in the
60s. 83, santa rosa. east bay communities. pretty warm day. on saturday we will see changes, saturday night that is. in the morning the fog is well south of us. by evening it moves north ward, what we call the southerly surge. the fog will set the stage for cooler weather sunday. if you are traveling to tahoe, watch out, there will be scattered showers and thunderstorms with higher elevation snow. accuweather seven day forecast, tomorrow is warmest of the next two days, mother's day is cooler and cooling trend continues through next week with temperature also running below average by the middle of the week. week. dan and
>> not talking about you, dan. we're talking about jimmie g., but not necessarily the one you know. >> well, take a look now. the san francisco zoo has named its snow leopard after the 49ers quarterback. a viewer snapped this photo introducing jimmy g. >> they're capable of leaping at least 50 feet. >> whoa. >> gorgeous. >> absolutely stunning animal. beautiful. >> don't get too close. >> exactly. >> same with larry. pretty from afar he was going to say, and up close. >> but far. >> but dangerous up close. >> yeah. >> good from afar, but far from good. andrew mckuchon is a giant in his heart. he always will be a pirate, returning to pittsburg
w abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. good evening. andrew mccutchen is a hero in pittsburgh, played there nine years, tonight returning to the steel city as a member of the giants. if only he could pitch. the giants need some arms! >> batting second, right fielder, number 22, andrew mccutchen. >> i like how he did that, andrew mccutchen! they loch cutch. to the games, giants down 2-0 in fourth. austin jackson, two-run single. evan longoria, please, excuse me, i'm trying to score and go home. giants pitchers gave up four home runs. look at josh bell here. this one is bound for the allegheny river almost. well, made it over the s anyway. 8-2 game. cutch to play. bases loaded. he needs to hit a six-run homer.
well, that doesn't exist, but fielder's choice. 11-2 pie rights the final. giants strike out 14 times. they've lost five straight. this was apparently reunion night because the a's met up with sonny gray in new york, a yankee now. say hello to crush. chris davis, all he does is hit home runs. that's his 10th. a couple of batters later, matt chapman. goodbye. two-run clout. bottom five. here come the judge. off kendall grachb, judge, a three-run blast. everybody is hitting them out. jed lowrie taking advantage of the short portion right. his ninth of the year. john carlo stanton, bases loaded. gets him to pop out. and then matt joyce, like i said, everybody going deep on a friday night. his fourth homer -- fourth of the game for the a's who win
10-5 and they're at 19 and 19. klay thompson is apparently serious about staying a warrior to the extent he would leave tens of millions of dollars on the table to sign an extension. marcus thompson broke the story. the team says no talks are ongoing but look for it after the season. for now the focus on the postseason and a monday night date with the rockets. for a change they will open on the road for games one and two, and that is just fine with draymond. >> i would much rather be on the road and healthy and rolling than at home and beat up and tired, you know, sick of each other. we have proven we can win on the road. we have that in our back pocket and that confidence to know we can go anywhere and win a game, if not two. >> well, if they get game one the rockets are going to get tight. abc 7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. that's monday. >> no jewelry, makes you tense. >> yes, it does. >>