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a zika-prevention bill stalled in congress, democrats and republicans can not agree on how much to spend. health officials are preparing for the spread without funding for the vaccine. leslie brinkley is live in walnut creek. leslie? >> reporter: mosquito control officials say they've gotten a lot of phone calls with people wanting to know if the virus is here. the mosquitos that carry it, there are two species. they have been detected so far in san diego, los angeles, and as far as fresno. >> they're present in california but currently, not in the bay area. >> this white-tipped mosquito, and is one of the two that can carry the virus. the new government map shows the range extends across the u.s. and well into california and encompasses the bay area. >> we're on the lookout for the species to potentially arrive
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here in contra costa county. they're not here as of yet. but that could change. >> reporter: here at the contra costa mosquito lab are some of the 40 traps. mosquitos are counted and identified. last year, the species that can carry zika was detected in the menlo park area. >> it's like they're going all over the world. it's crazy. >> reporter: the zika virus has been documented as causing a potentially blinding eye infection in the new england journal of medicine. the patient is recuperating. >> we have a responsibility to take care of that mosquito. it should not create anymore. >> reporter: the bay area is poised to take action against the jeek mosquitos necessary. a large wildfire burning near the american river has grown to 2100 acres.
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let's take a look above the area affected by the so called trailhead fire. look at the smoke. right now, it's threatening 2600 structures in el dorado and placer counties. the fire began tuesday afternoon. smoke from the fire could affect residents during the holiday. here in the bay area, fog could be the problem. let's check in with spencer christian. >> we have fog coming up from the coastline now. looks like the beach forecast is decent for tomorrow. there is mostly sunny skies over inland areas now. and looking at santa cruz beach, it's clear and this is our beach planner for tomorrow. we'll see mainly sunny skies throughout the day, with the exception of coastal fog, high temperatures climbing into 80s by afternoon inland, and we'll see 70s around the bay, and
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mid-50s on the coast. around northern most beaches will be cooler, but santa cruz beach will be nice and toasty. and we'll take a look at the forecast coming up shortly. spencer, thank you. this fire won't prevent the mayor from holding a fire works show. firefighters shared these images after a fire works barge caught fire in burman. flames never reached other barges and you can see the destruction in this view from sky 7 hd several hours after the fire was extinguished. >> police showed off 400 pounds of fire works in a sting operation. investigators busted two people accused of selling illegal fire works. dublin has a 0 tolerance policy but is one of the few bay area city as allowing safe and san fire works to be sold. >> california has some of the toughest gun laws in the nation. governor brown tightened them by
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signing a half dozen new bills into law. critics accuse of governor of exposing local tragedies. eric? >> reporter: the nra is shouting it's opposition calling the new laws draconian and they say it makes law-abiding gun owners into second class citizens. the governor says what it does is make the public safer. >> they're going to make people, and criminals that are not criminals. >> burlingame gun store owner scott jackson is showing us how one new law would affect the so called bullet button on the ar-15 rifle. you needed a tool to remove the magazine. they will be classified as assault weapons that are illegal.
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>> every time there are terrorist attacks they're going to try to take our rights away. criminals are exempt from the law. >> lawmakers were spurred on by the terrorist attacks and the attacks in florida that killed 49. >> i think american people are ready for a change. how many people have to die before we say enough is enough? >> a law would end a possession of high capacity ammo magazines. the governor signed the bill, and others, including ones that require background checks to buy ammunition, and ban the lone of a weapon to anyone without a back grund check and make it a crime to file a false report that a gun was lost or stolen. >> gun safety regulations are good for california and good for the country if we can get washington to take action. >> the governor did veto
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other bills. police arrested two men in connection with a union store jewelry burglary last week june 23rd. police say the thieves stole a half million dollars in merchandise. the owner says the value is closer to $2 million. investigators arrested a 24-year-old and 27-year-old. others question the safety of self driving stemming from a fatal accident in florida. a man was killed when an auto pilot failed to stop his tesla from careening into a truck. how this system works and we're live at a tesla dealership.
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vic? >> reporter: we're here at this dealership this morning, we ran into ronald shrugman. he came here to get pointers and he says he was looking forward to using it. he just picked it up yesterday. >> it's a wonder full time. drives beautifully. >> today he was picking up pointers. he saw how the car could back into a parking space he heard about the accident in florida. the self driving mechanism failed to stop. he says that doesn't worry him. >> there have been cars we've been driving for some time. and accidents do happen.
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>> he allowed us in as he drove his car for the first time with the auto pilot on. >> are you required to keep your hands on the steering wheel at all times. >> yes. and in this case, the pilot was working. esla says neither noticed the right side against a brightly lit sky. some viewed it as a set back. >> i think people should view this as an item of safety but not a substitute. >> now, the true test. >> we'll go around this curve
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here. >> it was nerve-racking but guess what? vic lee, abc7 news. >> and emeryville has the second highest minimum wage in the country. the east bay city requires businesses to pay at least $13 an hour. and in el cerrito, it's 11:50. the state's minimum wage is $10 an hour. >> california's new vaccination law took effect today, forcing every child to be vaccinated before entering public, and even private schools. the affects of the law are being felt. >> ashley is one of thousands of
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california parents opposed to vaccine law. >> i'm opposed to the state making choices. >> she asked that we not show her 2-year-old son, who will not be attending a preschool or kindergarten. >> for us, we have option for me to be able to home school him. a lot of the other families do not. >> a few other parents decided to move to other states rather than be forced to have their children vaccinated. the bill was prompted by a measles outbreak in disneyland last year. the governor signed it into law last year. only those with a medical condition can rekweflt an exemption.
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some one of the founders of the group vaccinate, california. >> i think parents are going to try to find a way but it's important to know that vast majority of californians do believe in vaccinations. >> california is seeing a decline in the number of exemptions. the department of public health collected data during the 2015 fall semester showing nearly 93% of children in kindergarten received the number of vaccinations. the number is expected to increase this fall. the sheriff of san mateo county announced he's retiring. he says he's leaving the sheriff's office on july 15th because of medical reasons. he will undergo a heart proceedure that he says impacts ability to work. the 51-year-old was selected in 2006 and has been reelected twice. he is on medical leave and the
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under sheriff intends to apply for the job. division on the campaign trail. still ahead, you may have heard of a contested convention, but what about a contested county fair? plus... >> i have information you never heard before about getting a deal on travel. 7 on your side coming up. >> a incredible site right here in the bay area. when we return.
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and cotton candy is spinning in the marin county fair. there will be performances by kool & the gang and foreigner. the presidential campaign found its way to the fare and there appears to be a division among republican representatives. wayne? >> you expect to see rides and cotton candy, and music, but politics? in an election year? yes. it's a place we might assume all americans will get along. if the assumption we'd be wrong. >> i wouldn't give him the time of day. >> so said the book talking about the republicans. >> have you seen the democrats'
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booth there? >> no. >> you haven't looked? >> no. not interested. >> it's america in a micro chasm. >> we don't anything for donald trump at this booth. there is a stuff at the booth next door. >> he is a formidable person. >> this large? >> close. >> one might think republicans would stick together. we found two booths, back to back. >> is there something symbolic in that? >> republicans are embarrassed by him. >> we haven't got a nominee yet. >> they had too much stuff for a
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smaller booth. >> i said they made their choice, i made mine. >> i have no idea how this came about. >> it's awkward. >> not for me. >> the rest of us can wait until november. >> how do you know if you're getting a good deal on vacation travel? michael? >> i have information coming from a unique source. travel is never prepare but sometimes, feels worse than it is. >> is travel cheaper? or more expensive? >> seems to be more expensive, actually.
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>> they thinks costs are going up. but a study shows the summer costs are a mixed bag. >> prices have gone down. hotels increased a little bit. >> she tells me adobe runs in the henned of scenes world of the internet. >> trillions of transactions flow through tools every year. this gives us the ability to look at data and pull those up into trends. >> and the best time to buy tickets is 90 days before the flight. >> it's the best and lowest prices. the worst time to start buying tickets is 20 days or less.
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we see prices going up 12% a day. >> it brings us back to karen and carter, standing at the airport. >> the price is beginning to go down. >> that is good. we're going to hawaii next year >> for a domestic flight pays less than $230 plus $0.32 a mile and you're probably getting a good deal. so i'll post this on our website so you can check it out. just go to and click on the sections tab and
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select 7 on your side. >> thank you. >> sure. >> well, a whale put on an amazing show today. people on the shore gathered to watch and a hutch back may usually stay out in deeper water. >> spencer christian is here with the holiday weekend forecast. >> get rid of the gray and give us more sun. we have sunny skies now and etc. still daylight.
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pushing through the golden gate already. readings 59 in san francisco. oakland, 63. and 55 in half moon bay. napa, 67. 79 in fairfield and novato. and this is a view looking at blue skies over this portion of san francisco. foggy conditions coast and bay. a typical pattern for 4th of july weekend. now, tonight, we'll see fog increasing across the bay. lows into low to mid-50 and notice by 7:00 in the
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morning we'll see fog reaching inland and we'll see fog retreating at the coast and by afternoon, up against the coastline with sunny skies over the bay and inland. and 79 in san jose. upper 50s on the coast. up north, 75 and looking at santa cruz beach, here is the forecast. upper 60s and mainly sunny afternoons. north, beaches cooler but there
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will be sunshine over the weekend. morn night, fog at the coast if it holds there. here is the accu-weather forecast. so highs near 90 degrees that will drop off beginning on tuesday and mild conditions for the week. >> coming up at 6:00 why you may want to change plans this holiday weekend if it includes visiting one of the great attractions. why, when we return.
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visiting the golden gate bridge won't be easy this weekend. abc7 news was at the parking lot and north and south lots will be closed from 11:00 in the morning until 5:00 p.m. monday, the north lots will be closed all day. tour buses and uber and lyft can drop off passengers at the south end center. lottery fever will be amplified this weekend. the jackpot is $415 million. if that isn't enough, power ball
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climbed also. >> i would say some just want quick pick. >> abc7 news dropped by 9th avenue liquor which also produced two millionaires. the chances of winning tonight be one in 259 million. >> odds are darned. it's going to be us. >> regrets on the campaign trail. still to come at 6:00 what the u.s. attorney general said about a chat she had with bill clinton that whipped critics into a fury. >> the bay area is helping some of the poorest people in central america stay healthy despite third-world conditions. >> apple responds to allegations of spos fi. stay with us. we'll be right back.
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developing news out of benning la desh. armed terrorists are holding at least 20 hostages including foreigners in a cafe. >> at least 26 people were injured and this is less than a mile from the u.s. embassy. the u.s. department believes it's accounted for all american personnel. >> we're continuing to work on accountability of others and will continue to stay in tough with authorities. very fluid situation now. >> some officials cast doubts on the claim that isis is responsible for the attack. >> attorney general loretta lynch admitted meeting with former president clinton quote, cast a shadow over the public perception of hillary clinton. the probe centers on hillary
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clinton's use of a private e-mail account. republican's say the meeting raises questions about her neutrality in looking into the presumptive democratic nominee. >> dozens of bay lubes face allegations of fraud. one operation focused on jiffy hub stores. agents posing as customers say they found a pattern of fraud at those stores around the bay area. >> they try to get the vehicle and consumer to do a repair that wasn't necessary. >> documents show the stores sold unnecessary services adding as much as a240 to the bill.
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31 jiffy lubes, including stores in eight counties will be suspended for five days, meaning they can only perform minor services not regulated by the bureau of automotive repair. >> fraud is a very, very big concern. that is theft from consumers. >> the second sting focused on firestone stores. agents say this one tried to sell unnecessary services from $70 to $2600. the state settlement in this case calls for a five-day suspension. 21 other california fire zones, including six in the bay area, will be on probation firestone is being fined $83,000 and suspensions go into affect
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july 14th. both declined to comment and we've posted statements on a bay area nonprofit is making life changing differences in the lives of poorest people. >> it let's help from medical clinics and individuals to gather equipment and medicine which charities ship overseas. the country is better known for stunning beauty. just hearing the name of the country, peru, makes people think of the rich history and one of the seven wonders of the world. >> this is what people think of. it is absolutely spectacular to
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be here in person. tourists can see traditional methods of cleaning and dyed wool from alpacas, they can enjoy authentic xhusic or in lima, visitors can see museums with incredible artifacts and they can watch the changing of the guard. visitors could head out to the well-maintained zoo and see critters that come out to play. there are interest being sites. but there is a sobering reality that visitors will nef see. this is 40,000 people that live in shacks on the mountain. dirt roads, no toilets, no sewage system. kids playing with broken toys in contaminated dirt.
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water trucks come in and sell it to those that can afford it. stored in unsanitary conditions. it's a harsh life, but residents are getting help thanked to an organization called lima-usa. >> they're going to give this gentleman a shot for hepatitis c. >> they're being generous with them. during the day. here. >> we bring all of the smies they need. >> one of the important tests we have to with here. >> one board member says peru has a policy of social
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inclusion. >> everything is to allow you to par pat. >> children need vaccinations to get an id to enroll in school. so they are provided on a regular basis. >> this supply that is clearing out inventory. >> then, visa ships containers and distributes to more than 80 hospitals, clinics, and organizations. >> their from peru but came to live in the bay area. they saw a need to help the poor in peru. >> i never said it's going
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here in san francisco. i have the choice. >> the choice is to focus on the crystal work in saving lives and creating futures and will continue to bring health care to families thanks to its own family of donors and volunteers. >> if would you like to volunteer or donate, log on to our website, for a lot more information. >> that is great, thank you. >> a stanford student says he has had
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guru. >> he researched laws. >> using freedom of information act i found 12 most popular reasons why they're dismissed. family, friends, everyone i knew and i couldn't help them all. >> he goes to stanford. >> i thought i'd create a computer robot. >> he built a chat bot. >> i'm seeing pizza ordering and flower order owering bots. >> i got a parking ticket. >> do not pay is a robotic lawyer that works for free with a series of questions. >> there you have it. and it's detailed. >> so far, it overturned 160,000 tickets. now, he has fan mail. >> i've been getting a thousand
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e-mails per day. >> josh now has big mans and some have nothing to do with parking tickets. >> over the summer, i'm working on doing this for asylum applications for syrian refugees. >> more daunting with britain's impending exit from the eu. to josh, this and parking are related. >> when the economically disadvantaged get expensive tickets, it can be. >> it would be great to expand to the bay area to help me in my parking tickets. >> california going green like never before. still ahead at 6:00 amazing progress our state is making,
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time for bay area business watch, apple responded to criticism from spot yi fi. the company says it rejected an
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update and apple said updates violated guidelines and apple says it's disappointed with the public attacks. >> new cars are too expensive for a typical american family. bank looked at 50 largest cities and found finances don't work out. median income is $84,000 but the average car, 33,000. >> california is the leader in the u.s. for clean energy use and in top five world wide. a new report found solargrown 1 and one in five californians gets energy from renewable resources. stocks continue to sink because of britain's brexit vote. it climbed and s and p, 16 is
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how much has gone by. >> it's time to turn to weather as we get into the holiday weekend. >> pleasant, spencer. >> it's true. patches of fog formed along the coastline, sunny skies over the bay and inland. highs from 50s to 70s around the bay to mainly mid and upper 80s inland. this is the lake tahoe forecast. sunny skies throughout the three-day weekend. high temperatures above or near 80 degrees for monday, which is the 4th of july, and 4th of july here, highs near 90 inland. upper 70s around the bay and theed farther from the coast, the clearer skies will be. >> larry beil is now here with sports. >> the pursuit of a star.
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warriors making their pitch to kevin durant and money being thrown around in the sports is coming up next.
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if kevin durant wants to guarantee he contend for championship, then, he should sign with the warriors. if he wants a little bit of both, he should sign a one plus one deal with okc. the dubs contingent reportedly included andrew iguadala. of wards, he sent out cryptic tweets and nobody knows what he's talking about. and the raptors if you consider
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resigning into a max deal a good thing, five years, $139 million. helping advance to the finals. you want max? i'll give you max. 16 points and 14 boards per game. with lakers and rockets, that, however did not stop the atlanta hawks from offering him a three-year, $70.5 million deal. former st. mary's star received an offer with the milwaukee bucs. jeremy lind heading back to new
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york with the nets. getting a three-year, $36 million deal. and my feeling is that you can never, ever, overpay a beil. another beil should be getting a look here. if you need a lefty guard, i would be available. don't the kings need somebody? i can play for them. they're awful, i can tep. today was the first day of free agency in the nhl. sharks made a splash and he spent his career with coyotes. four years, $16
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and these guys are way underpaid. sclmeko will replace roman. serena williams having trouble against christina mchale. serena, frustrated. but the 21 time major winner won two sets, finishing up with an ace. sister, venus stars against dariakatkina. abc7 sports brought to you by orchard supply hardware. i am available. >> very much. >> we have a great jump spot,
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right? >> absolutely. >> coming up, sounds from space. nasa releasing a recording from the juneau space craft as it approached the biggest planet in the solar system. and cracking down on illegal fire works this 4th of july weekend. >> and at 8:00, it's shark tank, at 10:00, what would you do and join us at 11:00. >> that is it for this edition of abc7 news. look for breaking news on twitter. i'm kristin zee. >> and i'm ama daetz. from the entire abc7 news team, have a great evening and wonderful holiday weekend if we don't see you at 9:00 and 11:00. >> bye bye.
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this is "jeopardy!" introducing today's contestants... a country western dance instructor from austin, texas... a public historian from washington, d.c... and our returning champion, an office manager and student from new york, new york... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek. thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. shyamlee told me at the end of yesterday's program that that $20,000 she just won is going to come in very handy.
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she's still in school. zach and valerie, welcome aboard, and good luck to you. here we go. categories today are as follows... you know what that means. the category deals with states that border that state. shyamlee, start us. "con"centration for $200. zach. -what is consolation? -correct. president, $1,000. shyamlee. who is ford? no. zach. who is carter? carter is the president, yes. $800, president. answer -- daily double. wow.


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