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follow? abc7 news reporter chris nguyen has the story. >> reporter: calling it another layer of administrative bureaucracy, the bay area's largest county says it will not sign a contract with blue shield of california. the state's new third party administrator for vaccine distribution. it's a significant risk to the health and welfare of residents. >> it would mean that a private insurance company would be collecting all the protected health insurance and personal information for all residents vaccinated. >> county officials say the agreement with blue shield would also eliminate local control of the distribution network and put the county's equity efforts at
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risk. for now it's unclear if counties can be penalized for not opting into the program. >> we could vaccinate 200 people a week in our county based on the infrastructure we've built. >> moving forward, santa cruz supervisor cindy chavez says securing additional vaccines from the state should be top of mind. >> the opportunity we have requires us to have a distribution with the state. >> santa clara joins los angeles county in refusing to sign a contract with blue shield as other companies consider doing the same. the company released a statement saying together our goal is to build a network that reaches every corner of our state. for now it's unclear if counties can be penalized for not opting into the program. the california department of public health did not return our
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call for comment. chris nguyen, abc7 news. a peninsula church is taking action to bring a pop-up vaccination site totes parrish. the pastor says he was inspired after seeing a report on abc7 news about a similar clinic in the east bay, providing shots to an underserved community. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is helping connect the pastor with county health officials. >> i feel like it's a responsibility of the church to step up. >> reporter: meet pastor barrett wolverton. he is on a mission to make his parrish a mobile vaccination site. >> we want to give as much to our community and make connections for people, serve the populations here that are underserved. >> reporter: wolverton says he got inspired after seeing our story last weekend about this mobile vaccination clinic at a hayward church that's helping to build trust on getting the shot. >> these sites like this will bring people out that would otherwise not go to the big centers. >> reporter: pastor wolverton tweeted me this question.
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i pastor a church in south san francisco. we could accommodate a drive-through in our parking lot. how can we help? >> you put me in touch with supervisor canepa. >> reporter: we connected the pastor with san mateo supervisor david canepa who likes the idea of a mobile vaccination site at grace covenant. in fact, during tuesday's board meeting, officials discussed building future partnerships with houses of worship. >> if we're able to use our faith-based community to narrow and to eliminate the equity gap, this could be something that is an absolute game changer. >> reporter: this church is no stranger to helping the community. in fact, once a month, you'll see a thousand cars lined up right here in the street. the church parking lot becomes a drive-through good 5away site for families in need. the pastor hopes the same space can be used to give vaccinations. >> we feel that as a church, as a leader in our community, if we can be a beacon of light to give hope. >> reporter: the supervisor says he'll be in touch.
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>> we'll be in touch. >> absolutely. thank you so much. >> reporter: in south san francisco, cornell bernard, abc7 news. pressure is mounting to get mass vaccination sites open in the tenderloin and on treasure island. >> disparity on the island has existed for years. however, with us being on the island, isolated from the city, we continue to not be a priority in this time. >> community leaders joined supervisor matt haney for a virtual news conference to point out the neighborhood's needs. heaney says treasure island has the lowest vaccination rate of all san francisco neighborhoods while the tenderloin has the highest case rate. and they are among the zip codes deemed most vulnerable to the pandemic that are getting 40% of california's vaccine supply. we have mapped them all out. you'll find them many this story on abc7news.com. three more bay area counties are moving into the red tier of restrictions. alameda, santa cruz and solano counties got that good news
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today. they joined five other bay area counties in the red tier. that leaves only sonoma and contra costa in the more restrictive purple tier. and moving from purple to red means indoor dining, indoor gyms, indoor theaters can retaupe customer, of course with some restrictions. now disneyland and disney california adventure will reopen in late april. the ceo says it will take some time to recall more than 10,000 furloughed workers and train them on new state requirements. california guidelines announced less than a week ago allow theme parks to reopen april 1st at the earliest, if their county is in the red tier. remember, disney is the parent company of abc7. as schools prepare to reopen, asian american, black, and hispanic families are opting to keep their children in distance learning at disproportionately high rates. the reason? many students live in multigenerational husband holds and are concerned they might infect others at home. abc7 reporter lyanne melendez tells us this trend is happening
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across the country, and she is live in the newsroom tonight. lyanne? >> well, it's important for all of us to understand how different communities in the bay area are reacting to this idea of returning to in-person learning. mot people, and i have to confess me included thought who would want to send their kids back into the classroom? but as i have discovered, that's not the case with everyone. and to understand why communities of color are not necessarily receptive to this plan, we must use the old adage walk a mile in my shoes. new york city has reported that asian american students make up the smallest portion of children that have returned to classrooms. the same is true in nashville public schools. in chicago, one-third of asian, black, and latino students have returned while 2/3, or 66% of white kids have come back. as san francisco schools prepared to reopen, we have found that many asian americans
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here are also following that trend. >> the school is very danger, yeah. at home, safe. >> reporter: both the school district and the teachers union have conducted initial surveys with families confirming what we are now hearing. >> rates of covid are higher in communities of color. so there is fear of being out in public and then possibly bringing covid home. certainly among in particular chinese immigrant families who live in multigenerational households. >> reporter: chinese families are also worried that their kids might face harassment in school after former president trump made derogatory remarks like the cinese virus. >> we are all coping with a different reality because our world has been turned upside down. >> reporter: john decobo is with the latino task force. he is the first to tell you many latino families are also hesitant to send their children back to school for fear they might infect someone in their multigenerational home. >> we've surveyed over 6,000
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people. and over 25% of those folks have known somebody who has died from covid-19 or has been severely ill. you kind of understand why there is a different reality when you are closer to the pain. >> reporter: as the legislature discussed the reopening of schools, california assemblywoman lorena gonzalez posted this on twitter. in communities that have been hit hardest by the pandemic, where everyone knows someone who has died and vaccine access has been lower, there is justifiable fear. >> and some people have shared with me the fact that they haven't seen their grandchildren in about a year. on the other hand, many of these families of color don't want that for their children. they want them to grow up living and sharing experiences with their aunt, their uncles, their grandparents and other relatives. and so, ama, they have decided that home is what's safe for them. can't blame them. >> yeah. and now lyanne, if some of the
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families want that option of staying at home doing distance learning, what are districts like san francisco doing to support them? >> yeah, so in the case of san francisco unified, distance learning will continue to be an option, no doubt. it will look very similar to what they have been doing. so basically, students will get two hours of live instruction a day, phi days a week, plus whatever work they are assigned. teachers i'm told will be teaching in both distance learning and in person. now distance learning has worked for some kids, we know that. and this will go on for them. towards the end of the academic year, which is june 2nd. and do you believe, ama, that we're already talking about the end of the academic year? >> i was just to be say that. we're mid-march almost. it's not far off. incredible. thank you, lyanne. well, a lot more to come here. we are dedicating this week to reporting about learning loss for kids as part of our effort to build a better bay area.
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we're looking for solutions. >> is the closest thing i have to school right now. it gives me a stable form of if i need help, i know i can get it here. >> here is a learning hub. tonight you're going to see how it's working for some students, because distance learning is not working for others. is there something we can do about that?
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the governor's office says he will reflect when he speaks on california's journey through the pandemic and toward a brighter future. the state is approaching 55,000 covid-19 deaths, nearly the same number of empty seats in the stadium. and there is more fallout tonight in the san francisco city hall corruption investigation. former city official sandra zuniga has pleaded guilty to federal charges. the u.s. attorney's office says zuniga will plead guilty to moneylaundering charges and will cooperate with investigators. she is the former director of the office of neighborhood services. prosecutors say she conspired with her romantic partner, former public works head mohammed nuru. zuniga is the fifth defendant to plead guilty in the widening investigation. all this week we're looking at the learning loss for students caused by the pandemic and all this time staying at home. a new survey revealed the pandemic is worsening a crisis facing college students nationwide. 7 on your side's michael finney explores a possible solution tonight. michael?
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>> dan, it's like dominoes falling. you have expensive checkbookings -- that's what they're like. you have expensive desk books. they're falling and hitting students that can't work because their jobs have gone away because of the pandemic. get this. more than six out of ten students say they have risked getting a lower grade this year because they couldn't afford a textbook. andrew says he has worked as many as four jobs at a time to scrounge enough money to pay for college. the student even spent an entire semester without buying a precalculus book to save money. >> so i used a lot of con academy. i relied a lot on con academy and looking on other resources that were free. >> reporter: a u.s. public interest research group survey of 5,000 students from 80 campuses found 65% of students skipped purchasing textbooks last year. 90% of those feared the decision
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would hurt their grade. kayla neagle authored the study. >> the situation is just more than a shame. it's an urgent problem that colleges and universities have to solve. >> reporter: students who depend on summer work to pay for college lost their jobs due to covid-19. valerie wynn of the california public interest research group and a uc berkeley student collected surveys from 100 students on her campus for the same study. >> textbooks have always been expensive, but covid has especially impacted the students that were already vulnerable. >> reporter: the survey found a surge of students who did not have money to buy the mandatory access codes needed to download their homework and quizzes. >> i met students who couldn't afford the materials and had to skip meals to buy them. >> reporter: edward haven shows us a possible solution to all this. the professor of philosophy at the community college in
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pittsburg used a state grant to create the textbook using open sourced tears readily available on the internet. the money he received came from a bill passed in 2016 authorizing $5 billion for the program to make free downloadable textbooks available at community colleges and state universities. >> because we pay faculty time extra time to create, vet educational resources. >> open textbooks are available for most instructionally level classes in most disciplines. this is really important because those tend to be the largest classes. >> reporter: andrew says he used to spend around $400 for his books each semester. open-sourced books have changed that. >> now it can cost around 80 to $100. so it's a substantial decrease. >> they hope to expand the free
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textbook program. he has proposed spending $15 million to develop more degree programs with free textbooks. sounds like a good plan if you're a college student. >> it really does, michael. clever. all right. thank you very much. one more note about college students. cal state school popular with bay area students is going to offer more in-person classes for the fall than originally planned because of how things have changed. the course schedule posted today shows about half of chico state's classes will be fully or partly in person. last month chico state's president announced a target of just 20 to 30% in person, which was a big disappointment to some students. chico's administration said small classes in old buildings were limiting factors here. registration for fall classes begins in about six weeks. classes start in about six months. turning now to our efforts to building a better bay area by pushing for racial and social justice. that possibly involves renaming sir francis drake boulevard. drake landed in what is now
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marin county and has many things named after him. wayne freedman has the newest arguments. >> reporter: for marin county, this is the latest social distanced offramp from which sir francis drake made two stops today. in the board of supervisors and also the town of san anselmo, where use of his name will be in jeopardy at a meeting tonight. >> would changing the name be meaningful? >> to me, i don't think so. >> what do you think they should name this boulevard? >> joseph sanch is 26% native american. to him the movement to erase sir francis drake's name from the boulevard arrives decades late. critics claim the english explorer deserves no recognition on his actions as a colonialist and slave trader. the critics also have critics. they don't oppose the movement as to how it's been forced on them. >> i have a real problem with the hypocrisy on this. i think the message should be let's teach everybody about what happened.
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>> reporter: as divisive as this issue has become, there is one area where everyone seems to agree, that this is not just about sir francis drake and the use of his name, but it's about marin county and how this part of it in particular views itself. >> what is it that they don't get? >> that he represents colonialists. and colonialism had a devastating effect on my people. >> it's about the beginning of walking our talk and standing behind the need for systems changes in our county. >> but i think the question has always been, you know, who gets to write history. who gets to judge history, who gets to pass down history. >> for that reason, san anselmo's mayor favors dual names, perhaps. same from the board of supervisors. this afternoon knew they voted for legal or ceremonial conames in unincorporated areas. there are no easy solutions, said supervisor katie rice. >> is it possible to navigate this and make everyone happy? >> no.
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>> reporter: but we can try. what's in a name, william shakespeare once wrote. along sir francis drake boulevard, it depends who you ask. >> it something that turn miss stomach when i drive down the boulevard. >> in marin county, wayne friedman, abc7 news. it is raining right now, and there is more unsettled weather tomorrow. spencer looking ahead these are real people, not actors, who've got their eczema under control. with less eczema, you can show more skin. so roll up those sleeves. and help heal your skin from within with dupixent. dupixent is the first treatment of its kind that continuously treats moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis, even between flare ups.
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well, it is exactly what the doctor ordered, ama. a fair amount of rain. >> yeah, and a lot of people are starting to get hit with it right about now. spencer? >> that's right. some people right now might think it's an unfair amount of rain, because it's coming down rather heavily in some spots. here is the picture on live doppler 7. you can see how widespread the rain. it's fairly steady from san francisco -- well, from the peninsula across the bay. let's put it that way. so we can see all the way down to san mateo, belmont, across the bay, across the san mateo bridge over into hayward, san leandro southward down to union city and fremont. it's pretty wet. we have downpours reaching down into the santa cruz mountains and eastern towards sunnyvale and cupertino. basically a wet evening for most of the bay area. from the exploratorium camera, temperatures readings of 50 degrees in san francisco. 55 at oakland.
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47 mountain view. 46 at half moon bay. looking along the bay bridge from emeryville, other temperature readings mid-40s at santa rosa, novato. low 50s at napa, fairfield, concord and livermore. and looking along the damp embarcadero from the rooftop camera, wintry mix of rain and mountain snow will continue tonight and tomorrow. possibility -- there will possibly be some lightning and hail and gusty wind at times. but sunnier, warmer dryer weather will prevail by the end of the week. current storm ranks 1 on the storm impact scale. it will be a storm of light intensity, but it will produce some brief periods of intense weather with heavy downpour, hail and gusty wind. here is forecast animation start right now, and continuing into the late night hours. we'll see the wave of steady rain moving eastward in a couple of hours. but it will be followed by scattered downpours and going into the early morning commute so the commute could be a slow one. there will certainly be areas of wet pavement. and by 5:00 tomorrow afternoon,
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we'll see the system breaking up, and weakens, giving way to partial clearing. but even for the evening commute tomorrow, there will probably be lots of wet roadways. the rainfall totals by 11:00 tomorrow night will range from a quarter inch to 3/4 inch. up in parts of mendocino and lake counties, a winter weather advisory in effect until 10:00 tomorrow morning. snowing in the higher elevation there's above 1500 feet. over the sierra, winter storm warning until 7:00 tomorrow evening. expect up to two feet of snow in some of the higher reaches. back in the bay area, low temperatures will range from low to mid-40s for the most part. highs tomorrow not very high at all. minly low to mid-50s. and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. we get partial clearing on thursday. sunnier and brighter and milder weather on friday and saturday. it's going to be just delightful. by the way, we sprang forward to daylight savings time saturday night, sunday morning. a chance of rain later in day,
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and next week begins with dry conditions. dan and ama? >> all right. thank you so much, spencer. well, during the pandemic, we've heard how much students are struggling with online learning. and tonight you're going to meet a family to see what that really looks like. their profile is part of this week's focus on learning loss, along with a look at what's being done to help out. and here is a live picture of tonight's state of the state address. governor newsom is speaking tonight. abc7 news insider phil matier is listening in, and he is going to break it down for you later in this newscast. you can watch the event live on our abc7 california phones offers free specialized phones... like cordless phones. - ( phone ringing ) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program. visit right now or call during business hours. people were afraid i was contagious. i felt gross. it was kind of a shock after i started cosentyx. four years clear. real people with psoriasis look and feel better with cosentyx.
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improvements to our education system. >> distance learning has been tough on students, and it shows in their grades. schools showing an increase in kids getting failing grades. >> today we zoom in on one marin neighborhood to see the impact and what's being done to help struggling students. here is abc7 news reporter luz pena. >> reporter: this is a typical morning for the mendoza rodriguez family. here he is asking his son if he did his homework over breakfast. while this may seem as a commonplace during the pandemic, he and his wife won't be around to supervise their children as they log into their classes today. they're both front line workers. by 8:30 in the morning, when classes start, they're both gone. their kids are left alone to figure out school on their own. >> hi, eduardo. thanks for having your camera on. >> reporter: edward doan mendo a mendoza. >> i'm glad you guys are here.
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we have some interesting stuff going on for today. >> reporter: far from his friends and teachers, eduardo is falling behind in his studies. >> if you have nothing to write on, then your first job is finding something to write on. i'm sure there is a newspaper around there, even if it's on the back. that's okay. >> reporter: he listens to the teacher, but he is not engaged. >> there is not much to do other than do work. and i get distracted easily, like my phone. [ speaking spanish ] >> latinos make up 16% of the population in marin, but in july, they represented 80% of the covid-19 cases in this county.
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>> most parents that live in the canal are essential workers that really are providing for their be rest of marin county to be able to stay out. digital literacy, there is a huge gap. we did a survey this last summer. there is more than half the people in the canal that do not own their own computer. they're connected through their phone. it's not digital broad band. so we're doing as much as we can to be able to teach the community about digital literacy. and we will be giving computers, let people have their own device, know how to utilize them. so to not have parents that are home that are able to help you or guide you or look over you while you're doing your work makes it really hard. students have to really do all of it themselves. unfortunately, we've seen almost a 40% increase in students who are receiving ds or fs who are
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struggling with the distance learning. >> an after school program to help students falling behind. tutoring sessions are helping, but different students react differently to online school. even in the same household. while eduardo is struggling, his older sister is flourishing. >> hi, miss neil. >> hi, hoy are you? >> i'm good. how are you? >> how are college applications going or any questions in that area? >> i applied for the elk scholarship, and i got $1,000. i didn't think i was going to get it. congrats, oh, okay. >> nevi mendoza is a senior. >> school is going pretty well. try to make the best out of it. i kind of get tired of it being repetitive all the time. >> one of my biggest motivations right now is college, because i'm a senior, colleges are like looking at my grades. and i feel like my brother, for
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him, it's kind of hard to do school online. whatever break they have, he just goes on and place video games. and that's the only chance he has to interact with other kids really. [ speaking spanish ] >> good morning. >> good morning. >> public schools remain closed in marin county, some students are getting a classroom experience. >> we're going start with this culture. >> reporter: 55 learning hubs like this one in marin have opened this year. while they serve more than 1500 students, that's only 15% of the students living in poverty in this county. bridge the gap college prep normally runs an after school program for students at tamalpais high school. it saw a need right away to do more for struggling students. >> the first six weeks of
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school, we saw a really significant drop. a lot of ds, fs and students who have incomplete. >> reporter: they partnered with the school for a classroom-like learning environment. >> each has an adult supervising day to day, making sure there is no technical issues. but they're also tracking homework. they're also asking the students where they may be falling behind. if a student has a missing assignment, how can we help make it up. >> you're going the portal. > reporter: but at the end of the semester, we had very few ds and fs and incompletes. learning hubs have helped keep our kids a little bit above water than we saw originally. >> the reason i chose to come here, it's the closest thing i have to school right now. when i need help, my science teachers, she comes here and i get her help. also miss darnisha helps me with my essays. it gives me a stable form of if i need help, i know i can get it here. >> reporter: the promise
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partnership is keeping track of the hubs which are now run by schools, nonprofits or child care centers. he hopes that after the pandemic begins, these groups will continue to work together to close the educational gap in this county. back at the mendoza family's home, elizabeth gets back from work around 5:00 p.m. after a quick hello, she doesn't have time to check their homework. instead, she heads to the kitchen. >> reporter: in marin county, luz pena, abc7 news. >> and we have so much more from our week-long look at learning loss. it's such a great look at what's truly going on across the bay area. just download the abc7 bay area app on your favorite streaming device. scroll down to our building a better bay area section to find our latest stories and more. the governor has begun his state of the state address.
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let's listen in for just a moment. >> just considered this. we've awarded working families by nearly tripling the and adding two more weeks of paid family leave, as well as raising the minimum wage to $14 on its way to $15 an hour. we're providing the first ever health care subsidies for middle class californians so they can afford coverage, and we're increasing student financial aid as well as public assistance. as for community college, this has got lost in all the conversations, making community college free for two years. creating opportunity for all. but i'm mindful -- >> that's the governor speaking live right now for his state of the state address. abc7
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happening now, governor newsom is giving his state of the state address from dodger
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stadium in los angeles. he began his remarks about ten minutes ago. >> instead of fans in the stands, we see nurses and ppe, saving lives one injection at a time. all because a year ago, a once-in-a-century pandemic arrived on our shores. covid was no one's fault, but it quickly became everyone's burden. >> and we are streaming this live on our abc7 news bay area connected tv app. let's get to abc7 news insider phil matier, who is here to discuss his perspective on what's happening. phil? >> well, it's interesting. a very different gavin newsom than we've seen before. he was speaking very plainly. was speaking to the california people. he admitted mistakes made early pointed out how we have overcome them, given hope to a new tomorrow. still said there is work to be done, and even managed to take a swipe at his crick critics who are calling for his recall. >> the top minds from our
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leading research institutions and life sciences immediately jumped into the development of groundbreaking treatment and vaccines. while others competed to buy personal protective equipment at exorbitant price, we quickly built our own pipeline, supplying critical gear to millions and millions of essential workers. we sent ventilators and doctors to new york as well as other states that so desperately needed them. when this pandemic ends, and it will end soon, we're not going go back to normal because i think we all agree normal was never good enough normal accepts inequity. that's why latinos are dying from covid at a higher rate than any other racial or ethnic group. while essential workers' wages aren't enough for them to afford the essentials. and mothers have been leaving the workforce in staggering numbers. so the california critics throughout that are creating power grabs without
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prejudices, we will not be distracted from getting shots in arms and our economy booming again. >> and to help with that, he is proposing $10 billion be spent for infrastructure, plus about $7 billion for small businesses assistance and other programs as well to help us come out of this pandemic. >> he is outlining a lot here tonight. a couple questions. why dodger stadium? and why now rather than in january, which is the usual time for the state of the state? >> the dodger stadium, it's sort of a pivotal point. it's home for world champion baseball dodgers. it's a place now that became a huge vaccine center, and in a month or so, it hopes to reopen again as a center for peoo in other words, a resilient california symbol. that's why he picked. as far as now as opposed to january, in january we were in the grips of the pandemic. it was not a time. not a very good time for news,
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especially coming out of california. that's changed now. 10.5 million vaccines in people's arms. infection going down, hospitalizations going down, and the light at the end of the tunnel getting brighter every day. >> yeah, that's so true. people are feeling a bit optimistic at this point. newsom billed this as a different kind of a state of the state address. can you talk a little bit more about what made it different? >> first of all, it was in los angeles rather than sacramento. and it was aimed at us. it's also coming right before he would be getting possibly a recall placed on the ballot against him. but mainly what i think we saw here was nuts and bolts. hope for tomorrow, but not huge programs. it wasn't an unveiling say of high speed rail or changes in climate change or things like that that sort of have been in the past years. this was we are in the midst of a battle of our lives. we're going to get through the battle of our lives and have a better tomorrow. >> as the old saying goes, the main thing is to keep the main
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thing the main thing. it sounds like he is doing that. >> i think you summed that up perfectly, dan. >> all right, thanks, phil. if you would like to learn more about that recall efforts, we've created a step by step explainer breaking down how the recall process works here in california. you can find it on our abc7news.com and our connected tv apps. stay here with us. we are expecting more rain tomorrow, which is great. but then they should get some but then they should get some dry yeah, i mean the thing is, people like geico because it's just easy. bundling for example. you've got car insurance here. and home insurance here. why not... schuuuuzp.. put them together. save even more. some things are just better together, aren't they? like tea and crumpets. but you wouldn't bundle just anything. like, say... a porcupine in a balloon factory. no. that'd be a mess. i mean for starters, porcupines are famously no good in a team setting. geico. save even more when bundle home and car insurance.
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or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure kidney problems, or high blood potassium. ask your doctor about prescription entresto. all right. it's really coming down now, dan. >> it sure, ama, which we need and is great to see, spencer. but it won't last too long. >> it won't last too long, but it is pouring now, as you can see on live doppler 7. we have widespread downpours from san francisco down along the peninsula into the south bay, across the bay to the east bay. it's going to sweep through quickly, but it's going to leave a lot of rain behind. much needed rain. so this level 1 storm will continue overnight and through tomorrow. it will ease up a bit tomorrow and wind down tomorrow night, as
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you can see on the accuweather seven-day forecast. in fact, we'll get some partial clearing on thursday. sunny and mild weather on friday and saturday. cooler again on sunday with some light rain, and then we start next week with dry conditions. dan and ama? >> all right, thanks, spencer. all right. let's turn it over to sports director layer beal with some interesting developments tonight. larry? >> yeah, question is tim hardaway a hall of famer? the former warriors guard could soon join some elite company. plus, high school football back in the spring. we'll show you the team that
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avoid grapefruit during treatment. ask your doctor about living longer with kisqali. now abc7 sports with larry beil. >> good evening. the giants seem to be forever searching for outfielders with power and athleticism. elliott ramos looks like the real deal. in his first major league camp with the giants, they played milwaukee in spring training today. start with steven duggar, battled injuries in his three years with the giants.
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showing some power here. second inning, solo bomb. look at the souvenir hunter, runs over. little kid, dude, it's a baseball. it's not gold. it's not bitcoin. come on. ramos drafted in 2017. only 21 years old. confidence and power. fans playing too shallow. look where this ball ends up. way out his third of the spring, but the giants lose 13-7. a slugfest in mesa between the a's. robbed by sky bolt, one of the best names ever in baseball. sky bolt. matt chapman back from hip surgery. aloha, his second of the spring. cubs wins 9-8. when we're talking a's, they have named emilia shimell as their new public announcer. filled in the last season. she is now the third female p.a. announcer in major league baseball joining marysol castro with the giants.
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>> this something i never even dreamed of being able the do. and it's so unbelievably cool, especially for the team i love and grew up loving. for me, the buzz of opening day is nothing without the fans. and so it's just going t incredible season and a great opportunity to be able to announce in front of fans finally. >> yeah, hopefully april 1. finalists announced for the 2021 naismith memorial basketball hall of fame featuring a few familiar bay area faces. tim hardaway, five-time all star, spent six years with golden state. led the run tmc warriors. also won a gold medal for team usa in the 2000 olympics. he is a finalist. cress webber was the rookie of the year that season, a fiime so star for michigan's fab five. paul pierce, chris bosh, and coach bill russell also among the finalists. high school sports, they are returning across california. one of the big questions this past year was whether you could
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play contact sports safely. abc7's chris alvarez with more on a bay area football team that showed it can be done. >> let's go. quad pulls, ready to go? >> when cal strength came to us and said we're starting this league up, it was really a blessing. >> reporter: 41 bay area high school football players gained forces on the california strength football team in the newly created winner circle champions league in riverside county. >> the naysayers may say how can someone do this during a pandemic and even attempt to play in this league. what were the safety protocols like? >> temp checks, we had covid tests that we required of them. we did tracing. >> i don't think there was any covid cases throughout the whole league. it was really successful. >> reporter: from early january to mid-february, the team played a total of six games while traveling by bus to riverside county every friday and playing saturday. the benefits were twofold. >> guys were getting looks at college and they're playing and their mental health. do you think that's kind of the
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biggest overall success of this program, is that safe to say? >> it was just so obvious that it was the right thing to do. we saw literally these weights lifted off of these kids. >> super blessed that i was able to do this league. i feel great. mentally, i feel awesome. i'm super happy with the outcome. >> the idea that they quitey quy bit of film. we had multiple scholarship offers as a result of playing this league. it was very real. very tangible results. >> chris alvarez, abc7 sports. >> tremendous commitment by the coaches as well as the parents and the kids themselves. and the next few weeks, we're going see saraerra, de la salle playing probably five-game schedules in the spring. these kids can't wait. i can tell you that for sure, dan and am may, absolutely. so exciting for them. thank you, larry. tonight on abc7 at 8:00 p.m., it's to tell the truth. at 9:00, it's blackish and then mixedish followed at 10:00 by
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soul of a nachlgtion. then don't miss abc7 news at 11:00. >> that is going to do it for this edition of abc7 news. we thank you so much for spending a little time with us this evening. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. for spencer christian, larry beil, all of us, we appreciate your time. hope you have a nice evening and we will see you again tonight at 11:00.
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