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here's to a chance for more together time. a chance to live longer. ask your doctor about opdivo plus yervoy. thank you to all involved in our clinical trials. building a better bay area for a safe and secure future. this is abc 7 news. >> i will fight. i will fight. >> on the steps of the supreme court, a second tribute to the late supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg, there to mourn hefrielabeth odernewteot datensrg still bell kreutz. thank you for joining us. first, many are wondering about the potentially smoky conditions today. let's get over to meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, liz.
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we saw the air quality yesterday deteriorate just a bit in the north bay and east bay to hazy conditions. we went from good to moderate. this morning, a shallow deck of low clouds and fog. look at these pictures, isn't it neat? this is maybe 2 to 250 feet. where it is shallow, we're looking at of course the reduced visibility. but most everyone has good visibility. 69 already in oakland, 66 in san jose. only 5 in thlight. with light winds and slightly hazy conditions, it will be a while before we clean out the atmosphere. overall, it isn't too bad. 68 by the delta. could you smell the smoke? i could at times. right now the air quality is pretty bad out by the sacramento ooud, san jose is looking moderate. as we go through the afternoon, you can see the sun there in san jose. we're going to warm it up into
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the upper 80s to the low 90s inland with some hazy conditions, near 80 around the bay. we'll talk about signs of fall to come for the week ahead, liz. >> lisa, thank you. her tireless devotion to justice came to an end for ruth bader ginsburg, dying at age 87 friday night from complications from pancreatic cancer. she leaves behind several grandkids and quite the legacy. the nation is remembering her for being an advocate of women's rights and her civility. this morning, the attention turns to a new possible nominee now. president trump says he'll announce his pick as soon as this week, and likely a woman will be the one he chooses to fill the seat. pe judge amy comey d barrett is the leading contender for the job. abc's corrina mitchell has more. >> reporter: tributes pouring in across the u.s. for former supreme court justice ruth bader
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ginsburg. -staff onef her formet to er remem >> having the abut to do it wit ginsburg was really a dream come true. she was already an idol of mine for his work as a women's rights advocate. she left a lasting impression. >> reporter: landmarks across her home state in new york lit up in blue, the color of justice. governor andrew cuomo announced a statue in justice ginsburg's hometown of brooklyn. as the battle to fill her seat ratchets up, president trump at a rally in north carolina praised her work ved to nominate a new justice. >> i will be putting forget a nominee next week. it will be a woman. [ cheering ] it will be a woman.
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>> reporter: majority leader mitch mcconnell issuing a statement saying, quote, president trump's nominee will receive a vote on the floor of the united states senate. a reversal of his 2016 position when he refused to consider president obama's nominee, merrick garland, after justice antonin scalia died that february. meantime, joe biden emphasized the importance of the presidential election, saying the supreme court is on the ballot, and the outcome will impact everything from health care to civil rights. corrina mitchell, abc news, new york. and hundreds of protesters spent saturday afternoon gathered outside senate majority leader mitch mcconnell's home in louisville, kentucky. >> we outside of his house demanding that just like during the obama administration, he wait and evsot home, we show in numbers that kentucky is not what people think we are, we do care and we do want change. >> protesters remain mostly on
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the sidewalk, but police did move in after officials say some people moved onto the street. california's two senators will be major figures when president trump does put up a nominee. here is what abc 7 news contributor phil matire had to say about the confirmation process. >> kamala harris is on the judiciary committee. she grilled brett kavanaugh, remember that? that was historic. what does she do now, especially if it's a woman, do you go after character or do you hold back? >> senator harris, as the vice presidential nominee, has said if ones, they will try to nominate a black woman. a memorial for justice ginsburg will be held in front of san francisco city hall at 11:00 a.m.
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masks and social distancing are required. in santa rosa yesterday people gathered in old courthouse with a candlelight vigil. many of them reflected on the justice's immense impact through her decisions on the bench. her passing has brought up strong emotions from both liberals and conservatives in the bay area. abc 7 news reporter cornell barnard has more. >> reporter: amanda tyler is reflecting on the life of legal luminary and judicial icon ruth bader ginsburg. >> she was my idol. >> reporter: she had the honor of being ginsburg's law clerk at the supreme court. >> it was incredibly inspiring to be able to watch her at her work and to work with her on opinions and other matters of the court and to learn from her.
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>> reporter: there are tributes hailing ginsburg's work as a champion of equality on the high court. >> she was a fell nminist icon. >> reporter: representativeras . >> we sent her a necklace to wear as a color and she sent me the note. >> reporter: now an epic political battle with the balance on the court hanging in the balance. this republican said naming ginsburg's replacement should go forward. >> now the president says he's going to nominate her successor and i support him in that regard as well. >> reporter: the president could nominate someone in the coming days. senate republicans are vowing confirmation. democrats are saying not so fast. in san francisco, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> we have posted the
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president's short list of nominees on our website and how justice ginsburg's hometown of brooklyn plains ns to honor herl at abc7news.com. the archbishop of san francisco will be leading a demonstration demanding churches be allowed to reopen in the city. all three parishes will join the archbishop by city hall at u.n. plaza at 10:00 a.m., less than an hour from now. from there they will walk to st. mary's cathedral at 10:15. at 11:00, they'll hold multiple masses outside in protest. they do plan to social distance and wear masks. that does come as we approach passing two major markers in the fight against covid-19. the virus now claiming the lives of nearly 200,000 people in the united states. but there is a little bit of good news. the cdc says transmission is either on the decline or stable for the moment. here in california, the
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seven-day positivity rate is just 3%, pretty low, which indicates that the spread, for now at least, is slowing. but yesterday, total bay area cases since the start of the pandemic surpassed 100,000. more than 1,400 people in the bay area have died. the majority of cases and deaths are in santa clara county and alameda county. even with those somber figures, local health experts say there are signs of improvement. hospital officials in santa clara county say they're seeing a decrease in the number of hosponceer say been to that. cleve jones founded the aids il project. jones says there are parallels between the two pandemics. >> both pandemics emerged with a president in the white house who completely failed to perceive the gravity of the situation. >> he doesn't just fault the white house but state and local
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government as well and says individuals need to do more. all right. now to the video of a darien lifesaving rescue you'll see only on abc 7. a trip to the beach almost ended tragically for a father and his young son. the two were hiking at ft. funston when the ground began to give way. abc 7 news reporter eric more. >> reporter: firefighters sandy cliff to lift the toddler and his dad to safety. the man says he and his son were enjoying nature. >> hiking around. you take one wrong turn and the next thing you know, the sand leaves your feet and you're halfway down a cliff. it just happens fast. >> reporter: he suffered some pain to his foot. his son was not hurt. the man used his cellphone to call 911. >> this is more about getting my son in a safe situation, that's
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all that matters. >> reporter: once the youngster was safe, firefighters went back for his dad. the two hadrantndered off the trail looking to get to the beach below. >> this resulted in no injuries and a successful injuries. it could have resulted in injuries or death. we ask that you please stay on the trails. >> heights can be deceiving in a place like this. what looks like a couple of feet is actually a lot further than that. >> most importantly, the ending was a h >> you did a good job. >> reporter: eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> wow. that is a happy ending. but scary for that father and son. all right, lisa. i know there's been some talk about some smoke this weekend. it wasn't so bad yesterday. >> we saw the air quality decline a little bit, marin, sonoma, napa. it looks hazy in emeryville. temperatures are close to 80 degrees today. a warm-up inland, even at the
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coast, where winds are very light. that will be a key factory in when we clear out. i'll have all the details coming up. >> thank you, lisa. a neighborhood crew of fire cleaners. meet the team that's making sure their homes are safe from fire season in the east bay hills. plus continuing coverage on the death of justice ruth bader ginsburg.
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those at risk. it could flood streets and the tunnel beneath the market. it could happen as soon as 2050. in the east bay, this year's disastrous fire season is actually pushing some people out of their homes in the oakland hills to make sure their homes are fire-safe come this fall. they got a grant from the arborist to remove hundreds of problem trees. abc 7 news reporter luz pena shows you how they're doing it. >> reporter: if a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, does it even make a sound? in this case oakland hills residents want to hear more of this as we approach the peak of a fire season. e da f news personality is one of the volunteers. they secured $20,000 in grants to help oakland's vegetation management. >> that area came from the
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diablo fire safe council which gives out small grants and you match it with h rll cool thing. this grant came from the california fire foundation. >> reporter: we tagged along with ed evans. he's been in the fuel management and tree business for 30 years. now he's seen an increase of dry vegetation. >> we had several dead trees in this area. and they were leading up the hill. >> reporter: he cleared three to four acres in a matter of days. here is an example. over 200 trees were removed. their plans are to prevent overcrowding of the trees, a process that will continue with more grts oakland's isnassistant fire marl praises the efforts of the community members. >> it takes time to advance. any reduction in the fuel load slows the spread of the fire and helps us get on scene and takou.
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>> reporter: evans sees this as the future of fire mitigation. communities taking charge. >> it's a start. if more people get interested and get involved. >> reporter: in oakland, luz pena, abc 7 news. and there's no slowdown for many of the state's largest wildfires that are being fought right now. the bobcat fire has exploded to nearly 100,000 acres with just 15% containment. in fresno county, cal fire is starting to lift some evacuation orders in the creek fire which has burned 278,000 acres. emai25 in state history, the august complex, 863,000 acres, in the mendocino national forest, a massive fire, containment is 34%. lisa, this is just the beginning, we're talking about a
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few more months until the end of fire season. >> we just recorded the hottest summer on record, june, july, and august. wild weather. a little patchy fog will help us today in terms of an onshore flow. that will anticipate. we're going to get back to our regular wind pattern out of the north, that's been helping the air quality decline around the bay and bringing smoke in the upper levels of the atmosphere, across the bay area. it's been worse in the northern sacramento valley, the san joaquin valley. this is fog, more of it, to the south of us. you notice the absence of it to the north, and that's because of that north wind. it just kind of discourse it out. our visible picture shows the activity in the pacific. this is what we like to see. it's going to be fall. we should see some storm systems bearing down from the pacific northwest and hopefully influencing our weather in terms of bringing some wetter conditions with higher relative humidity. we have that to start the week.
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the end of the week is looking a little different. roof camera, looks he's an out there. in the 50s in half moon bay. 69 in oakland with mountain view on the warm side. mid-60s in san jose. you can see the fog here, right at the deck. and it is pretty shallow. that's where it's dense. we'll look at it continue to press down there on the bridge and then evaporate. we'll see some sun. it will be around the san mateo coast around the afternoon. 65 in napa to 68 by the delta. light winds. another reason why we haven't seen a lot of this smoke mix out. as we look at the wind direction, the speed is pretty high from mt. diablo. the direction is still out of the north. the winds are going to switch around. that will help us out as we begin the workweek. temperatures are ready, they're warmer than they were yesterday. with the north wind, especially in the north bay, two to five degrees warmer. and a look at that hazy south bay right now. our forecast highlights including the warm day today, two to five degrees warmer. looking at autumn arriving on
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tuesday. and then as we get into a breezy and cooler pattern at the end of the day week, maybe some sprinkles around. but behind that pattern we're looking to warm up again. you can see the air quality from napa to concord and oakland with just moderate air quality. but in fremont, yes, looking a little bit better as well as redwood city and santa cruz. so santa cruz right now, moderate air quality around the bay area. as the flow increases it will improve the air quality throughout the workweek. there is the fog today. there it is tomorrow. and then you notice some higher clouds. there's a system associated with that. that first one that's going to bring rain to the pacific northwest, that cools us off, expands our marine layer. temperatures dropping a bit to start the week. but then as we get into the end of the week, we have another system. that's going to switch our winds around it looks like to an offshore component. still very far out. but something worth watching for sure. 91 in livermore, 85 in san jose, 88 and hazy in santa rosa.
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the accuweather seven-day forecast, clear air arrives tomorrow. today is pretty much what you see is what you get out there, a little bit hazy, moderate to good. and then the cooldown, as autumn arrives. and maybe a sprinkle the end of the week. then we're back to some august heat, it looks like, by next weekend, liz. >> fall begins just a few days. thank you, lisa. ahead, the prime time emmys still bringing the tv heat tonight on abc. >> i guess we have ourselves a reckoning. >> no money, no education. >> well below market but it's really not about the money. >> we've all been watching plenty of it for sure. next, why the first holiday awards show in the pandemic is actually hoping for a
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♪ happening tonight, tv's biggest night, the prime time
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emmy awards right here on abc 7. jimmy kimmel is back as host for a show that's going all virtual this year. more than 100 cameras are set up across the country for tonight as a-listers come to us live from their homes. this morning abc news reporter reno roy has more on what to expect. >> reporter: like much of 2020, the annual emmy awards will be unlike any other. but the show must go on with a-listers lounging at home instead of strutting down the red carpet. >> the producers are promising plenty of mistakes. i think they're actually hoping this is so raw, so live, that you never know what's going to happen. >> reporter: jimmy kimmel returns as host for the third time. but this year's event is the first major hollywood awards show during the coronavirus pandemic. >> no one goes home ar. they'll already be at home. >> reporter: and it will be no small feat to pull off, with more than 100 cameras coming in
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live from all over. dozens of stars tuning in across the globe. >> when somebody wins an emmy, there will be no laughs after my monologue jokes. no one knows what's going to work. >> we'll expect some real crazy moments where people do things they're not expected to do. >> reporter: leading the list of nominees, hbo's "watchmen." >> i guess we have ourselves a reckoning. >> reporter: the hit show earning a whopping 26 nods including best limited series. four out of six directing nods in that category went to women, including maria schrader for "unorthodox" and possibly to lynn shelton for hulu's "little re anywhere." out of 102 acting nominees, a record 35 are black, including billy porter. >> i think the report card on
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inclusion and representation this year is mixed. the good news is we're starting to see some progress. >> reporter: "the marvelous mrs. maisel" has 20 nominations followed by "ozark." >> you can watch the 2020 emmy awards tonight at 5:00 p.m. right here on abc 7. if you miss it, it will run again at 8:00. still to come on "abc 7 mornings," house speaker nancy pelosi comments on what democrats will do to block president trump's supreme court pick. plus -- >> i don't know if it's a she ol c'tanything. >> do you know bias when you see it? see what we found when we put
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building a better bay area. this is abc 7 news. good morning, i'm liz
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kreutz. we're going to start with a quick look at the weather again with meteorologist lisa argen. hey, lisa. >> hey, liz, good morning you to. hi, everyone. we've got a cool picture here of our floating bridge, and a shallow deck of low clouds out there. the golden gate bridge there, and it looks like we'll see those hazy conditions throughout much of the day in the north bay. the winds are light and they're still out of the north. they're also working to warm us up right now. 62 in san francisco. upper 60s oakland. mountain view, 66. the roof camera shows pretty good air quality. 61 in santa rosa with upper 60s by the delta. very light winds out of the south there. as we look at the current air quality, more yellows than green. that means the moderate air quality. we're all experts on this, aren't we? from livermore to fremont and san jose, look at the air quality getting a little bit worse this morning. still that north wind pushing the smoke into our area in the upper levels of the atmosphere. but we do have a sea breeze later on in the day.
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we'll stay hazy for the most part. we've got a warm-up for most of you today. fog won't be much of a factor, even at the coast. we'll talk about signs of fall for the week ahead. this morning tributes continue to come in from all over the country for late supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg who died friday at the age of 87. her death has really rocked the political world. the flag remains at half-staff at the supreme court where a growing memorial is building at the base of the supreme court's steps. >> she was the moral beacon when america felt lost. i firmly believe we would not be where we are today without her. >> governor andrew cuomo announced there will be a statue of the late supreme court justice in brooklyn. meantime hours speaker nancy
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pelosi says democrats will do everything they can to block president trump's supreme court pick. >> we have options, we have arrows in our quiver that i'm not about to discuss right now. our main goal, and i think ruth bader ginsburg would want that to be, would be to protect the integrity of the election as we protect the american people from the coronavirus. >> on abc's "this week," pelosi added that she would not rule out launching impeachment proceedings to prevent the senate from confirming the nominee. now to the buzzer beater that saved tiktok. president trump donald trump has approved a deal for oracle and walmart to take over the u.s.-based operations. they will have a 20% share on the chinese-owned bytedance group that controls tiktok and we chat. the president believes it brings more security for consumers
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while boosting america's economy. >> they'll be hiring at least 25,000 people. it will most likely be incorporated in texas. it will be a brand-new company. uh, it will have nothing to do with, unfortunateh, any outside outside country. >> the trump administration it moved to ban downloads of tiktok and wechat for fears that user information could end up in the wrong hands. a key component of building a better bay area is making sure it's a better bay area everyone through social justice. move us especially here in the bay pride ourselves on being open-minded, inclusive, and accepting of people for who they are. but how good are we really at doing that? implicit or un conscioconsciouse influence snap judgments we make about people even just by looking at them.
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abc 7 news reporter glover has more. >> reporter: what do you see when you see me? what if you saw me like this, how i dress on the weekends when i'm not on tv? it's those micromoments of perception that influence how we treat the people around us even without our knowing. we put some people to the perception test. >> where is this going? >> abc 7 news. >> oh, crap. >> reporter: i asked people what they saw looking at four stock photos i found online starting with this on >> maybe having some troubles before. to me he looks like a recovery person. >> reporter: do you trust this guy? >> yeah. hard i never met him. >> there's a little bit of intensity in his gaze. but you can't tell anything because if you imagine, you take everything off, it's just a man.
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>> reporter: people empathized with the blue-eyed man, saw his humanity, making little assumption about his life circumstances. then we showed this picture. >> the first thing i thought. >> is she looking for help or is she looking for family members or food or anything. >> reporter: back to back. >> might be yearning for love, attention, a hug, or maybe even a meal. >> reporter: a similar answer. >> maybe having cafe to resources, looks like somebody who has a lack in that area. >> reporter: what makes you say that? >> just mainly the look in her eyes. >> why does a young girl, a brown girl, therefore have to be someone from a third world country? the images we see put forget particularly in media really shape the perceptions. these images are very damaging. > reporter: morton reynolds is the executive director of the oakland-based maynard institute
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for journalism education. self-proclaimed as the nation's oldest organization dedicated to making sure all segments of society are fairly portrayed in media. he argues we all have part shaped by media. o them i awaret is biases are that they exist within us. >> reporter: but how aware are we? >> the determined look on his face, maybe could be unemployed, could have the hood off, he might feel like he has nowhere else to go. >> happy being who he is, he'sh. talk to me. >> like a hip-hop rapper. maybe more like a boxer or some type of fitness person. >> media has portrayed black men and black men are associated
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with crime, with sports, and with entertainment. so she proves that tell much. in the current political climate, you know, if i saw this man walking, the only thing i would think is, oh, he's not afraid yet to not wear a hood over his face because of being targeted. >> reporter: this woman acknowledged those very stereotypes reinforced by images in media. >> it's not right, i know they're trying to perpetuate the thing of somebody walking being somebody to fear. going to. we all have a right to be cold. >> reporter: and the final picture. >> i thought n she's a boy. but i think it's aoy because of the colors. >> her family could be pretty good. >> reporter: you're sure it's a girl, though? >> oh, sugar, no, maybe not, maybe it could be a boy. >> reminds me of my grandchild.
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>> she looks like -- i don't know if it's a she or a he, really, it's hard to tell. >> reporter: each person fixated on the child's gender as a bithey're choib binary choice. gender expression is a topic that comes up often in the training exercises. >> cisgender folks, meaning you identify as the gender in which you were born, haven't had to consider that. our voice is so cisgender based, you consider that it's binary, it's a man or a woman. >> reporter: it's important to know that we all have blind spots and must be open to learning. >> the reality is in order to change what we are seeing in this country, that change has to come from within and be very personal. and so i would say, start with self. >> reporter: what will you do
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differ for abc 7 news, i'm julian glover. >> you can watch all of this coverage as we work to build a better bay area at abc7news.com or any of our new connected tv apps like amazon fire, roku, or apple tv. still ahead on "abc 7 mornings," a halloween tradition for east bay residents won't be around this year. the owners of a beloved pumpkin patch tell us what's next for them. and a live look from our mt. contamina tam camera. a little hazy, as you can see.
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it reads, dear yelp, stop letting karens kill restaurants. the billboard idea came to them because of how negative ideas about delivery drivers can impact restaurants' business. it's meant to encourage conversation on the issue. all right, then. lisa, that's an interesting take, definitely grabbed our attention. >> it did. you know what, probably the smoke or the smell of it did maybe yesterday, as we look live outside santa cruz right now. boy, it looks nice, doesn't it? it was near 80 yesterday, about the same today. air quality has become more moderate around the bay area due to the light winds and some of that smoke settling in overnight. what's it mean for your sunday? i'll let you know and we'll talk about more fall-like weather as fall arrives, coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also next, the newcomer
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just ahead for bay area amsr a.m. so, 15 minutes away. and the bay bridge series wraps up with the a's trying to sweep the giants for the second time this season. first pitch is at 1:10 at the oakland coliseum. yesterday the athletics once again shut down the giants' offense. here's abc 7 sports anchor chris alvarez with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> the oakland a's clinched a post-season berth with a win and astros loss saturday oakland would clinch the a.l. west. oakland 4-0 against the giants entering this game. jesus losardo dealing seven strikeouts in six shoutout
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innings. bottom of the fourth matt olso with a runner on, base hit, it's 1-0 green and gold. bottom seven, still 1-10. -- 1-0. jake lamb two-run shot to right off sam sellman, it's 3-0 a's. tommy lastell acquired at the trade deadline, deep center, maresies mauricio deban misplays that one. two rbi triple. a's win 6-0. oakland's magic number remains at one. two teams headed in the opposite direction in the bay area. >> we'll continue to take care of our business regardless. games still matter and we want to add momentum going into the playoffs. >> stay relaxed through this, while also understanding that time is of the essence and we need to stay on the gas pedal. we can do those two things at the same time.
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>> nhl commissioner gary bettman is unsure when next season might start adding he wouldn't be surprised if it starts in late december or january. everything was pushed back because of covid. stanley cup final game one, dallas and tampa bay, second period. tied at 1. oleksiak 2-1. time running out, joel kimaranta shot also blocked by a defender but he gets his rebound and scores. stars win 4-1 and take a 1-0 series lead. nba playoffs. in the bubble. game 3 of the even conference finals. jaylen brown and boston need a win over miami. jayson tatum, as larry would say, with authority. so nice we show it twice. third quarter, celtics in control. brown dribble drive and score, team high 26, tatum a big game. another dunk there. he had 25, 14, 18. celtics wi miami still leads the series 2-1. moving day at u.s. open from winged foot golf club outside of
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new york city. central california, bryson dechambeau even 70 in the third round. somehow gets that putt to fall and he can't believe it. here on 18, he bogeys the hole, also can't believe it. dechambeau 3 under in second place. the entire field chasing 21-year-old matthew wolff, gets that putt to fall. wolff overall leader at 5 under, one of three players under par so winged foots aplayed tough. that is your look at sports. back you to. >> all right, sounds good. let's get another check of the weather. lisa argen, two days away now until it's fall? >> yeah, i thought it was kind of nice out on friday. yesterday got a little hazy. that lower sun angle making for some nice weather if we get rid of the smoke. this is where the smoke is, mainly to the east of us. upper levels of the atmosphere as transported it some of our way. we've got the fog at the coast. notice no fog to the north.
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that's because we have the north wind. as we look out in the eastern pacific, this is what we like to see. it's becoming a little more active, and we can expect to be influenced by a couple of weather systems headed our way this week. what a sight, right? the low cloud deck here, the golden gate bridge, the fog the there. it's been kind of declining, 72 in mountain view, warming up there. 66 in san jose. 62 in the city. and 59 right where that fog is. from mt. tam, getting hazier by the minute here. we had the haze from sonoma and napa. it kind of filtered in and settled throughout the overnight hours with those light winds. 61 in santa rosa. 65 in napa. what does that mean for your day? starting out with the winds here out of the north. they're very light, though. we need that onshore push. we'll get it later on. but the northerly winds will back off. meantime they're warming us up from four to six degrees warmer
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in the north bay. you saw how mild it was on the peninsula. we'll get back into our usual regime. and a weather system to the north will bring a bit of a cooldown. our east bay hills camera, warmer day today, from two to six degrees warmer for everyone. autumn arrives on tuesday. breezy and cooler to end the week. we also have a slightly cooler air mass arriving tomorrow. as we look at our current air quality, of course, the yellows indicate moderate. you see the oranges up there in the northern sacramento valley. we're kind of fluctuating between good and moderate throughout the day today due to the light north wind. a little bit better here in santa cruz. tomorrow we'll get into that stronger onshore push. today it's moderate air quality for d then improving as we star the workweek. here is what i want to show you, as we get into your monday. you'll notice that a weak system heads to the north of us. that expands our low cloud deck and drops our temperatures a bit. and as we get into wednesday and thursday, a little stronger
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system sliding a little bit further south. will it bring us any rain? more like mist and drizzle, friday into saturday. after that we'll get back into a warmer northeasterly wind flow. 73 in san francisco today, 81 in fremont. palo alto, 91. 84 in napa. the accuweather seven-day forecast, a bit hazy today. then cooler tomorrow for the first day of fall. the coolest day. and you'll notice that we'll keep it that way throughout the middle of the week. it should be pretty nice throughout much of the week until we get to the end when we could see some warmer dee n a a little hazy out there with some smoke. >> all right, lisa, thank you. contra costa county issued new halloween guidelines as pumpkin patches make the decision to open or not to open.
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abc 7 news reporter leslie brinkley looks at the implications for halloween this year. >> reporter: might as well nap. after all, the animals have a lazy fall ahead at clayton valley pumpkin farm this year. >> we've had generations come here. and their kids come. and it's just, you go through those gates and it's been magic. >> dozens and dozens of people at once in the field with their carts, searching the perfect pumpkin. >> reporter: but this year is different. >> i think we can be open. >> no, we can't. >> no, we can't. >> reporter: in june, the owners made the choice to close and let thei supha ow. >> i had to say, i can't put you guys at risk, just don't grow the pumpkins for us. every day it's being verified we made the right choice. we have the train, about 26 people can sometimes go on that at once. and then disinfect and then have a line, sixt? esldistance. repoe
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instead. >> we're also going to be holding instagram and facebook contests. >> reporter: but other pumpkin patches are making plans to open, like the classic pumpkin patch in castro valley. >> pumpkin patches are considered agricultural. just like the farmers markets. we think it's important to keep that tradition going for the holiday with, you know, small business in mind. >> reporter: contra costa health services just issued their new halloween guidelines. they advise against trick or treating, haunted houses, and large, crowded gatherings. instead, they suggest remote usnd m a scary new kind of halloween ahead. maybe next year? >> if we can do it, we will be
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happening tonight, san francisco's ft. mason will open a pop-up drive-in theater. ft. mason flicks is the city's first ever drive-in theater. it officially opened on friday, we mentioned it yesterday as well. movies are played at 6:00 and 9:00 in the parking lot, projected on a 40x2 screen, 90 times brighter than a standard movie theater screen, allowing for daytime viewing. people will be required to wear masks when not in their cars. admission is $49 per car. that looks like so much fun.
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got to go check that out, lisa. >> very cool. $49, though. okay. >> i guess the whole family. >> it's that screen, it's so colorful and bright. anyway. a little hazy today, temperatures from the low 70s in the city, 60s at the coast. still hazy, moderate air quality. could be good at times. overall it's tomorrow when we get breezier winds bringing in the better air. it will be cooler. cooling trend lasts throughout the middle of the week, fall arrives tuesday. we could see a chance for a few sprinkles tomorrow night into saturday, let's hope, liz. >> let's hope and cross your fingers. thanks, lisa. thanks for joining us on "abc 7 mornings." i'm liz kreutz along with lisa argen. watch the 2020 emmy awards tonight at 5:00 p.m. on abc 7. if you miss it, it will run again at 8:00 p.m. tonight. abc 7 news continues at 11:00 p.m. thank you for joining us.
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