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safer. it has taken five years and billions of dollars and it's
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permanently changed san francisco skyline. >> i'm dan ashley following prayers and speeches by some of the city's biggest names. >> it is the tallest city in the building. you can see it from 30 miles i away on a clear day. >> that's right. >> it's truly a skyscraper tonight. here is a live look, the p of the tower disappearing. >> construion started along a block of mission street. >> now abc 7 news reporter got a glimpse of the view from 61 sties up. >> yes. he joins us live now from san francisco. >> reporter: yes. we are down to get a view from a distance. there it is. it is shrouded by fog. the golden gate bridge cost $27 million to build back in
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1937. that was about a billion and a half dollars in today's value. this building not much less. they had a big celebration. if 61 stories disappearing into the clouds was not yet a religious experience today it became one. sales force from controversy to reality with a symbolic ribbon cutting. his company will least much of the building for at least 15 years. they paid $560 million to do so. he calls it a symbol of progress and responsibility. >> we see extraordinary wealth, a community with over 70 billionaires and also grinding poverty in the shadow of this very building. >> it needs some finishing touches. the weather is different up here which explains the rain drops on the windows. the tower tops at 1,070 feet,
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high enough to expose mechanical secrets but not the field of at&t park. i is roughly 200 feet taller but who is counting? even on a foggy day it puts our region in perspective. >> it is almost like you're in a plane flying over the building. >> art work corporate culture. the company arranges like minded people on connected floors called villages. >> we have what's called a neighborhood. they include free food and a mind for employee meditation. >> you meditate? >> time still working on it. >> it appears what goes around comes around and then us. abc 7 news. >> the sales force tower changed
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the skyline even as the tech power in the city.he balance of we have a new perspective offered by the city's grandest skyscraper. >> we got a great view of the new san francisco skyline. this is right there. it tops out at 1,070 feet. more than 200 feet taller than the transamerica pyramid. this time lapse shows the building as it grew over the past five years. it became known as the sales force tower after the it sign add lease to become the main tenant. now 28% of the city's work force. all right. now let's give you an exclusive look inside where workers installed 11,000 led lights.
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it is part of an art installation featuring moving images from photos taken all around the city. the light show premiers tonight at 8:00 p.m. if the weather cooperates people will be able to see it from 30 miles away. it's a big if right now. >> all right. thank you. let's take in five years to reach the grand opening. you're looking at video from the ground breaking. to look back at the milestones and see the views from the top of the tower go abc7news.com. a newly released video that shows the moments a woman tried to run over a deputy. it happened last friday during a routine patrol stop that ended with a suspect. chris has been the latest on the investigation and a warning here before we go on. the video you see may be
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disturbing. >> in a matter of minutes a stop quickly backs violent. >> the video taken from a body camera early friday morning shows a female suspect striking his partner with one of his patrol cars. he were heard screaming in pain after the initial attack. this is the view from the camera the second deputy was wearing. the suspect hitting the gas multiple times forcing him to open fire hits the woman with three bullets. she has been identified as jessica lowe, a resident of santa cruz county. >> just a reminder of the the difficult job. >> they encountered lowe and an unidentified man.
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deputies ran the plates and discovered one of the vehicles had been stolen. the suspects were detained and things turned violent. lowe was some how able to reach through a partially opened window and open the door and got into the driver's seat of e patrol car. she drove the vehicle directly at one of the deputies. >> just a reminder. >> lowe has been charged of attempted murder of a police officer and six other charges. deputy returns to work next week. the injured deputy remains out on medical leave. abc 7 news. new at 6:00 bart says its system is getting safer. so far bart has seen a 9% drop compared to last year. robberies alone dropped 16%. property crimes are down 2%. bart has been hiring more police
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officers and had installed working surveillance cameras in all train cars. officer issued more than a thousand citations. new at 6:00 an arrest in connection with a rash of gold chain snatching. the guy goes after the woman for her gold chain. they have sn a 50% jump in the number of cases this yr with six happening in the first three weeks of may. the robber targeted women of east indian decent. victims include mothers picking up their children from school. officers today said they arrested jermaine smith today. bashing a front door window with a hammer. a man caught trying to break into an optometry business. someone who appears to be the same man later successfully
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broke into a different shop near by. when it didn't work he tried to put his arm through the glass and unlock the door. it was no disguise as he attempted to break in around 2:30 a.m. sunday. the last break in was on sunday. >> they pulled the display case out into the street and shattered it. >> getting a way with $3,000 worth of chanel glasses. >> they enhanced security putting in tempered glass and sophisticated cameras. >> we were able to photograph him. >> try as he might -- he smashed the glass grabbing sunglasses
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worth thousands. and the suspect who was unknown may be the same. >> this is a new crime that's gaining popularity. >> surveillance captured a man repeatedly throwing a man. nothing was stolen. police later arrested the suspect after people recognized him from the video. >> police told abc 7 news they can't confirm any suspect info at this time. the bill is authored by
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jerry hill. it would allow a guardian on campus. taking a live look outside, still a lot of gray in the sky right now. it's been like that all day. >> it really has. >> there was some mist and a drizzle in parts of the bay area. rain is expected later this week. >> hi spencer. >> drizzle is back right now. i got damp. here is a look at live doppler 7. pushing locally out over the bay. yes, there is some right now. may is not a very dry month. over 1.8 here. chancesover rain about a 40%
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chance on wednesday, 30% chance on thursday. that's mainly drizzle but steadier more measurable rain is likely to fall on friday when we have a 60% chance rainfall. i'll give you a closer look at the approaching storm in a few minutes. >> okay. thanks very much. coming up next, a heartbreaking loss and heart warming response. >> see who is helping out the family of a teacher whose love of music helped inspire hunters. a big deal for facebook and which city it will expand to next. it's not just any streaming.
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students say he developed their talent and earned respect by promoting traditional chinese music. they are showing what they are
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doing to help his family. ? n chinese they called him teacher gao. he haseen teaching traditional chinese flute to dozens of aspiring musicians. >> last thursday they went fishing but he was swept off the rocks by a rogue wave and didn't make it back to shore. >> he was such a big part of me. it feels like a huge chunk of me is missing. >> teach gao leaves behind his wife plus hundreds who he taught. his students and their families are try to go raise money for teacher gao's family. >> he islways smiling not only to students and to the parents
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and it's a huge loss. >> in three days a go fund me page has raised nearly $89,000. a way of repaying the teacher for enrifrping the lives of students, a smaller group and a number of schools and ambassadors. >> i get emotional. >> gao will leave hundreds of students without a teacher. those students all say they will continue to play. >> i will continue playing. i just want to make my teacher very very proud. >> teacher gao was only 34. >> such an impact on so many people. there is a go fund me account to help up gao's family. we have a link within this story on our web site, abc7news.com.
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if you want to donate it will be very much appreciated. it would have been his 88th birthday. he and the mayor were assassinated in 1978. he was the first openly gay official when he was elected to the san francisco board of supervisors. there are currently eight openly state lawmakers serving the highest number in california ca history. >> they find that number of characters appearing in films dropped last year. in studying nearly 110 movies fewer than 13%. none of the films had a transgenttran transgender character. it is in hopes it will reach it
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by the year 2021. all right. let's talk about the weather forecast hoping for a nice light show at the top of the sales force tower. will the weather cooperate? >> we are not seeing much but clouds out there. >> let's get to the weather here. here is a live look at doppler 7. you can see here what you would probably notice, lots of low clouds. fog is mixing in out over the bay and it will continue pushing inland during the nighttime hours. here is a view under mostly cloudy skies. this is across the bay in oakland. it is 64 san jose. it is 54 at half-moon bay. this is clouds versus sun. it looks like a tie right now. the sun is burning through a little bit and reflecting off of the bay waters.
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nap that 63. it is 66 in fairfield. it is 60 in livermore. it is looking pretty dreary. these are our features. spotty drizzle overnight. showers are possible thursday night into friday and it will start turning warmer over the weekend. three day weekend coming up for some of us. overnight look for drizzle near the coastline and some locations inland as well. overnight lows will be in the low 50s. here is why we have the weather we have. you can see the counter-clockwise circulation and pockets of moisture. it is cooler than average not only here but across the entire state. it will remain that way for a few more days. another storm is dropping down bringing cooler air and clouds and moisture with it. tomorrow it should be mainly
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dry. lots of clouds. breezy and highs will range from upper 50s at the coast to mainly low to mid-60s around the shoreline. we'll have temperatures rising from the mid-to upper 60s tomorrow. perhaps one or two locations will top out at 70. as we look ahead to thursday night and friday's rain by 11:00 friday night we project most bay area locations will have received a few hundreds of an inch of rainfall. a little bit warmer down at half-moon bay. in the north bay maybe .11. this is not a major storm. here is the seven day forecast. this week high temperatures will remain below the average for this time of the year, only up to about 70. it is barely above 70 in some inland locations. we'll rank this storm one of the storm impacts with light
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intensity, barely a storm. on saturday it will be breezy, milder and starts to warm up on sunday. monday and tuesday are looking almost summer like. upper 80s inland >> nice. >> thank you spencer. >> all right. ice cream from the museum of ice cream is
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the company confirms that it has secured at least in sunnyvale. they say it appears to be the largest office deal so far this year. the new space will lead to a million square food expansion for facebook. lawmakers questioned facebook ceo mark zuckerberg about other topics. the questions ended with seven minutes left in the hearing. facebook is doubling the number of people working on safety and serity. >> i want to be clear.
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>>. >> the ceo of jc penny is leaving far job at the home improvement chain lowe's. some say it is in the face of competition from outfits like amazon. museum of ice cream is teaming up with target. it will be available next month and special ice cream flavors will go on sale. it sounds pretty good. there is a pop up museum that we reported on a few times here that wilbe open through sept. we all scream for ice cream. we sure do. >> it lets you transfer money
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immediately. >> you enter the person's name and then their phone number or e-mail. >> however customers say their money has disappeared. 7 on your side investigates the risks of using services. >> and next, look at this picture. is neiling before the american flag trig aerotransfer? he is not fighting it but some of his
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made with delicious cholula hot sauce,ack. crispy jalapenos and pepper jack cheese on a signature bun. yep, this is my third one today. the new cholula buttery jack. part of the buttery jack family. only at jack in the box. students plan a protest after they transferred one of their teachers to another high school. >> the video shows him neilikne while the american flag is
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raised. >> he is captured on video kneeling as they raise the campus flag before the start of morning classics. now that teacher is being transferred from heritage to another school. some students have started an online petition in protest. >> what he did then wasn't a big deal. >> it is completely necessary and vital for our school to be open to conversation. >> the teacher said he has done the same thing and always before the start of his workday as his way of protesting police brutality and the treatment of african americans. the student who shot the video told us while he regrets they
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found him kneeling disrespectful. the district said the purpose was to address the needs of the district specifically to avoid and minimize the potential for further disruption for the educational programs. we spoke with mr. rust who told us the district would tell him how he was being disruptive. he won't fight his transfer to liberty high. these students are fighting it. they plan to protest at wednesday's school board meeting. >> being willing to act and encourages us to act on his own. >> neilikneeling will be a focu atlanta. one idea being considered, a 15 yard penalty for kneeling during the national anthem and levering it up to the home team to decide
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if players should be on the field for the star spangled banner. today president trump said north korea must meet certain conditions before the scheduled meeting next month. that word came as he met to talk about the planned summit aimed at denuclearizing. . >> all of a sudden it was reported that he was in china. the first time everybody knew ability a about and the second time everybody knew about it. i can't say i'm happy about it. >> last week north korean officials said that he wouldn't sit down with the president if the u.s. insists on unilateral nuclear abandonment. the dow dropped following that announcement from president trump. analysts blamed today's losses
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on the president's dissats faction. losses came after a 300 point gain earlier in the day. the dow closed ultimately down 179 points at 24,834. the nasdaq lost 16 and the s&p dipped nearly 9 points. you probably saw me urging them to add zelle. >> it is an easy way to send money fast but some say they have encountered problems using that. >> when it works right it's great. all you need is someone's phone number or e-mail and zelle whisks you're money to another account. some say it went to the wrong account. >> you enter the person's name and then their phone number or e-mail. >> he used zelle to send $500 to
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the landlord. the money didn't get there. >> it sent me off on this path of try to go figure out where the money went. wel wells fargo told him it landed in someone else's account and they could not take it back out. >> she saw it to pay her first month's rent. her landlord didn't get the money either. >> the first name and last name were switched. >> she reversed the landlord's first and last name. it went to a complete stranger. >> we can't do anything. it is your mistake. tough, you are out of luck. >> they came asking for help. since then complaints about lost money through zelle continue to pop up on online consumer forums. >> it is a very risky form of
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payment. >> they say zelle only requires one piece of information to send money, either a phone number or e-mail. so if one digit is off the money won't get to its intended destination. >> people love these apps because they are so easy to use but that's also their danger. >> kimberly palmer says it operates like a wire transfer. there is usually no recourse if anything goes wrong. >> if you make a mistake it's completely on you. you will probably never see that money again. >> they warn you have solely responsible for entering the correct mobile phone number or e-mail address for the person you're sending money to. you're responsible for any amounts that are transfer today the incorrect person as a result of you entering the incorrect mobile number or address. however some say they did enter the right information and still money went to the wrong account. >> how can this be my fau?
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the phone number was correct. >> 7 on your side received a half dozen similar complaints. we discovered more on consumer web sites like this one saying neither zelle or banks know where transferred money went. >> we recognize that that their experience with zelle has not metheir expectations. we are listening to and acting on feed back working closely with our financial institution partners to resolve issues quickly. zelle does not guarantee that misguided money can be retrieved. >> i think people often just assume it comes with the same you expect from your bank. that's not the case. >> we reached out to seven major banks and heard back from a majority. they all say payments are
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processed based solely on information provided by the customer. if there is an error they will try to assist the customer as customer service is important to them. wes fargo did reimburse the money. they say use zelle with caution. >> i feel like saying be ware. >> finance experts tell us systems are so new there are no regulations specifically governing them. this next point is very important. they also don't have protection to get with credit or debit cards. we are use to that. federal regulators say banks are supposed to review risk management for all of their as much ass -- consumer services. all eyes may have been on meghan markle. you'll hear from him next.
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they made their first public appearance chlts they attended a garden party at buckingham palace today. the presiding bishop -- michael curry preached a lively sermon inspired by the clear love the newlyweds have for each other. he said when he first got the offer he didn't believe it. >> we would like you to preach at the royal wedding.
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it was actually true. i said is this for real? they said yeah. >> he wasn't even allowed to till his wife for about a month or so. he is getting stopped for selfies. he has become a big star. we have picres and votes and the moments you may have missed. check it out when you a moment. a big honor has prompted a big question, who is cholula hot sauce is teaming up with jack in the box for the cholula buttery jack. a little hot sauce there... woah. what's happening? jack i'm trying to film this commercial! oh my gosh, sorry. with delicious cholula hot sauce and crispy jalapenos on a signature bun. the new cholula buttery jack. part of the buttery jack family.
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yep, this is my third one today. the new cholula buttery jack. part of the buttery jack family. only at jack in the box. they say art is in the eye of the beholder. many who have seen an award given to brandy chastain are demanding a do over. >> it is her as you have never seen her. this was the plaque presented to the soccer icon when she and other bay area legends were
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conducted into the sports hall ofame last night. >> the more i looked at it closely i was like this isn't exactly the picture i thought it was going to be. >> it's your guess who this looks like, certainly not chas tan. >> i heard everything to. >> talk about a good sport literally. >> the wealth of actors i get to choose from for who is playing my lifetime series part is bigger than i thought. >> they tell me there has never been anyone male or female really happy with their plaque. >> it gives me a chance to
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promote what's really important, the mission of the bay area sports hall of fame. >> last night was a huge success abc 7 news. >> gary can think she in the sports hall of fame. >> that's true. time to check on the weather that's been all over the board today. >> here is a live look at live doppler 7. we have low clouds, fog, more widespread overnight into tomorrow morning. lest lo let's look at overnight lows. nit 50s tonight. clouds will linger. >> high wills ran from mid-50s at the coast. mainly 60s inland.
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it will top out at or above 70 degrees. this is a pattern we'll have through friday. measurable rainfall. we are giving it and it dries out a bit on saturday. it will be much warmer on sunday and warmer still on monday which is memorial day and next tuesday, those two days we'll see high temperatures in the upper 80s. >> that's pretty warm. >> yes. time to turn to spos. another big night. >> this is a chance for warriors to put the rockets in a bind. we are live tonight, larry. >> yeah. you want to take a 3-1 strangle hold. the question for the warriors, can they beat the rockets without one of the best defensive players? it is life without andre tonight in what is
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good evening everyone inside the warriors and rockets inside game four. the warriors without andre. they ruled him out of tonight'se from some place else. let's go inside. it is lit for game four. wasting no time demonstrating whose house it is. drains the 3. w warriors out.
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seven minutes left in the first quarter. houston still scoreless. kevin durant, it was all dubs until a pass to draymond green who never saw it. warriors could have been up 12, 15 easily. james harden with a throw down. floats it up and in. yes. this is the curry we are used to seeing. it is a nine point warriors. dubs by up nine. thompson goe down hard on his left knee, would stay in the game and then left to go to the locker room. he has sense come back. we'll have to keep an eye on that situation. james harden has gone bananas. he has 22 points so far. this is a tight ge right now.
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38-36 in the second quarter. before the game we ran into exwarrior mario. you may remember him from years ago. he now lives in houston and flew in just for game four so he could see this game. you to go back a few years. he started with the dubs back in 1991. based on his unique history i asked mario who he was rooting for tonight. >> my heart is with the rockets. my basketball mind said the warriors are just a jugger knot. durant has been outstanding. curry does an outstanding job on the coaching side. you have draymond capable of the triple double every night. i like how the rockets did this
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year. this is just a tough opponent. the margin for error is very slim. >> giants on a bit of a role. tonight a tough test. they are on the road against one of the best teams in all of baseball, the defending world series. a homecoming of sorts for giants hitting coach who gets his world series. he taught the astros how to hit well. comes around to score. the defending champions jump all over an grew suarez. crawford to the crawford boxes here. you can't really make this stuff up. the giants get on the board. they are trailing in this game as we speak by a score of 5-2. san jose sharks were knocked out of the stanley cup playoffs.
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the story coming out of canada. it looks like he is going to resign a whopping seven year contract with the sharks. the team not confirms details. 26-year-old forward scored nine goals in 17 games, put another four during the playoffs. the sharks really do want him back. we did the story on brandy and the story put together. sources tell me in the unlikely event i'm invited into the hall they already started working on a sketch for my plaque and it looks a little something like this. >> that's a good likeness. >> they do have the blue eyes. i think it's getting very close. >> spot on. >> thanks, larry. >> abc 7 sports brought to you by mazda.
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>> not bad >> good. all right. join us tonight. take a pill, protect yourself from sunburn. that's the promise. why the government says you should not buy it at 9:00. at 11:00 much more on that deadly accident. a bay area climber who was injured earlier this month tells us about the parol it is a big night. at 8:00 the season finale of roseanne. the middle then pliting up tother. at 10:00 catch for the people and then stay with us for abc 7 news at 11:00. >> that wi do it for this editio of abc 7 news. we appreciate your time. >> we'll see you a little bit later at 9:00 and 11:00.
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