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if we don't get control over the virus, that is going to force us to take a hard look at what we need to do. >> s california clears the way for life events and the cdc releases travel guidelines for vaccinated people, many are asking if they will need a vaccine passport. doctors are weighing in and what could be required if you want to board a plane. good morning, everyone. happy easter to all of you. we will have more on the possible wia quick
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look at the weather. happy easter, everyone. it's a bit of a cool start. low clouds and fog. marine stratus insulating us a bit. doppler seven, no visibility problems. temperatures from the low 50s in dublin, san ramon, and pleasanton and upper 40s around lafayette. closer to the bay, 50, send carlos and 52 win novato. four are 5 degrees warmer from the east bay. for easter sunday we have the clouds and 40s to near 50 by noontime. mix of sun and clouds. the 60s inland. upper 60s for san jose today with partly sunny conditions the afternoon. the breeze picks up. it's cool at the shoreline. sun sets at 7:44 and we will talk about the changes that arrives for the first full week of april. this morning the talk of vaccine passports is raising questions about privacy and where this would be most useful.
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luz pena as part of the vaccine team and looked into these questions. >> reporter: if you were flying to hawaii,like. u ed ooofa negative covid test. they come is a project created the common pass. a digital certificate that lives on your smart phone. >> what we have been looking at is developing a new standard that is a way of digitizing health information. >> reporter: starting april 15, california will allow indoor concerts, theater performances, and other private gatherings. that's the same day those 16 and older can get vaccinated. the state is requiring testing or proof of vaccination for the. something that gives peace of mind to vaccinated people. >> a lot of people are removing their masks. they don't have their nose covered and you get anxious because you don't know. >> reporter: in a statement,
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the covid command center gave us information about what they're thinking of the vaccine passports. we are looking into areas where this could be useful and in particular were larger numbers of people are coming together. there are some concerns. how do you avoid fraud with these vaccination passports? >> the way the data is digitize. they take the record of the vaccination and put it in a digital envelope. >> reporter: he's part of the vaccine advisory committee. he doesn't believe a vaccine passport will be needed unless -- >> if we don't get control over the virus, that is going to forces to take a hard look at what we need to do and perhaps make some tough choices regarding doing something like a vaccine passport. >> reporter: if you were thinking about eliminating your vaccine card, the doctor says to wait. >> there is no doubt we are going to need booster shots.
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i think it's going to happen. here's a look at california's covid numbers for yesterday. the state reported nearly 49 800 of new cases which is double the come from friday. even with the increase, the 7- day positivity rate didn't change. it's 1.8%. california a milestone with vaccinations. more than 7 million people are fully vaccinated against covid, fully vaccinated. fully vaccinated. bay area includes the ongoing effort for equity in the vaccine rollout. is palo what will officials welcomed members at a newly open site into closing the distribution get. the site at cesar chavez ravens 1 middle school had its second full day of vaccinations. officials say it's a supply the johnson & johnson single-dose vaccine was doubled to 2000 shots in two days. >> what we are dealing with is franchising
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have had to wait for resources, for allocations, for vaccines, and so now when we have gotten the news of the vaccine, it is awesome but it will take time to really encourage residents to come in the numbers they should. >> only 27% of east palo alto residents have been vaccinated. that's the lowest rate in san mateo county. they hope to hold another clinic at the site at a later date. happening today in east bay, the islamic cultural center of northern california will hold a mobile vaccine clinic from 9:00 until 1:30. doses will be given to those with an appointment. 1:30 until four, walk-ins are accepted. this is for the johnson & johnson vaccine. it's at the lighthouse mosque on 42nd street in oakland. the information is on your screen. you can go to the website or call the number there as well to make an appointment. if you're looking for
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vaccine information, you can go to abc7news.com/vaccine. that is where you will find who was eligible and a police were you can send your abc7 va team. it could be one of the biggest steps forward since the pandemic began. some bay area theme parks are reopening rides. we visited six flags discovery kingdom were lots of thrillseeking families were back having some fun. >> reporter: a yes from everyone who waited to read the joker roller coaster. gave and then his daughter came from sacramento. >> i'm really excited. but this one, i told her they are opening them back up, and she started shaking. >> i was excited to come. a t. rr:tister, one of nine reopening at six flags after the pandemic close them down for more than a year.
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that is a lot of screaming to catch up on. >> we are happy to welcome back outward guests. most importantly, we are happy to welcome back more of our employees. >> reporter: the line was long at the front gate. saturday tickets sold out. online reservations are required. >> we are celebrating two birthdays. >> reporter: a day of fun is what they needed. >> we have been sitting in the house the whole pandemic so we were looking for something to do. >> i can get on all the rides i ever wanted to go one. >> reporter: safety meas ppening like this thermal energy timer tunnel taking temperatures. riser disinfected throughout the day. lots of safety reminders in case you forget. >> keep the masks on the entire right. ure they are above the nose. rr many, th bi. od chae to ret
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good times we used to know. >> we have been waiting for this day for a long time. >> reporter: right now solano counties in the red tier, 15% capacity. a move to the orange tier will allow more to make reservations. if you are coming here, don't forget your mask. you will need it even on the roller coasters. >> it seems like a fun thing to go back on a roller coaster. haven't done that in so long. >> good for them. today, starting out on the cool and cloudy side. the live look outside. low 50s right now. should be in the low 60s this time of year. we will be shy of that in san francisco. we will talk about sunshine and a cool easter on the way. let's see if we can warm it up for the week ahead. covid hasn't stopped one san francisco easter tradition but it has changed it. volunteers lit up the mt. davidson cross. a special delivery for a young boy
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a group called asians with attitude organized a passionate rally in oakland. >> we have different skin colors. it's not about that. it's about the unity we see here and we hope this can activate people to contribute and stop hating across the board. >> the group march from madison park to chinatown. members include blacks and latinos who are standing in solidarity with the asian community. >> we are empowering people to come out. different leaders, chinatown, everywhere. we have a lot of elders that need protection. >> one of the goals was to encourage people to patronize chinatown businesses that have suffered during the pandemic. the police department is increasing foot patrols in its little saigon and japan town communities. the new police chief was on the street saturday giving awcuoms
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mall. police say the patrols are meant to deter crime and show the department is sensitive to the increase in violent and recent crimes against asians. three weeks ago a filipino woman was assaulted by a man at the dara done station. that suspect was charged with a hate crime. owners of a chinese restaurant in that east bay are trying to raise awareness after their building was blowtorch. surveillance video from wednesday night, you are seeing a tear, shows a man ignite a blowtorch and propped it against a door. the man then leaves. he props it against the door and then leaves. he comes back 20 minutes later and then takes the torch away. a family member i spoke with doesn't want to reveal the name of the restaurant but is asking other business owners to remain vigilant especially during these times of attacks on asians. temporarily house
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unaccompanied migrant children. the national guard base will accept 1500 children between four and 18 years old. muster from central america. this facility is one of eight approved to house migrants. thursday will last four to six weeks. an oakland church will celebrate reopening on easter sunday. the gospel church on 66th avenue will have two services today. one at 8:00 a.m. and one at noon. it had been closed for months because of covid restrictions on inter-services. now the alameda county is in the orange tier, people can worship together. to commemorate the easter holiday, the cross on mt. davidson in san francisco lights up the sky. the tradition is nearly a century-year-old but the pandemic forced some changes.
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dustin dorsey shows even if things are different, the message remains the same. >> reporter: at the highest point in the city by the bay, beacon of light ushers in easter. the lighting of the mt. davidson cross, a nearly 100- year-old tradition lives on. >> i think it has been about a positive gathering of people, to welcome easter morning. it started in 1923. by the time the cross was built in the depression, it was 50,000 people. >> reporter: in 2021, there may be less people, but the abuse surrounding the cross never lose the glory. volunteers have visited this iconic peek for 98 years to light up the mountainside for one of the christian religions holiest of holidays. the mt. davidson cross armenian counsel continues the tradition today with this beautiful display. >> armenians are into tradition. 32 organizations came together to preserve this mt. davidson cross monument in order to keep
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the tradition alive in san francisco where we have made this our second home. >> reporter: covid-19 may have stopped the lights but a force to change at mt. davidson for the second year in a row. despite church is preparing for masses, the services he remain canceled. >> the organizer sent me an email when he canceled the event. with our obligations to love our neighbor, it was the prudent decision to cancel the event. we will still continue the tradition. easter is still happening. we continued summit services in the future, but let's make sure we are protected. >> reporter: the cross is only the two nights a year. armenian genocide memorial day and the night before easter. in the middle of a pandemic, g night. >> for the second year in a row, many observing easter attended virtual services saturday night.
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esatmary's cathedral win san francisco were live streamed, but many attended for in-person worship. mask wearing an social distancing protocols were in place for the entire vigil and holy communion. the grace -- great vigilvigl grace cathedral was held online. worship was conducted from inside the iconic cathedral but there were no parishioners. everyone was invited to follow and take part in the hymns from their homes. families that harbor the pandemic are getting help with their easter sunday meals courtesy of the city team nonprofit. thousands of to go food boxes were distributed at city teams occasions in san francisco, oakland, and san jose. they received ham, mashed potatoes and dessert to help celebrate. they received goodie bags packed with masks, hand sanitizer, and other easter
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treats. the mills were made possible by local food banks and city teams generous owners. southern california tyler spreading joy to ups drivers. the drivers put together a special delivery for him. >> reporter: while many of us appreciate our s delivery driver, perhaps no one loves to see those brown trucks more than 2-year-old marco. his passion for trucks growing even stronger after his mother took him by a u.p.s. regional hub near san diego, california. >> he was floored. he was so excited. we made it part of our routine. >> reporter: day after day they waved to the u.p.s. trucks and the drivers. >> we were seeing for teen drivers on the way home and leaving. >> reporter: drivers like this one taking notice. >> it's usually in the same place, we honk and we wave.
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orter: inving marc his mom on a tour of the facility and a chance to drive around a replica more his hearts. >> reporter: that sparked an idea and surprise from those appreciative drivers at u.p.s. a custom design and 14 truck just for marco. >> they give it a complete overhaul. repainted it. put the emblems and stickers all over it. the truck number is his birthday. >> reporter: a special bond delivering joy when wave at a time. >> every time i have that thought, i get emotional. he is so special to me. being able to share him with other people and give them joy, i know words to describe how awesome that is. >> i am getting emotional. that is so te. marco is having fu u.p.s.
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boxes from his truck. oh, my gosh. what was cool ye we managed a little sun. if you were in one of those spots where it was breezy, you needed the jacket. it was 67 in gilroy. 58 in san francisco and the average high is 63. 5 degrees shy of the average. this morning, live doppler 7, the fog is pushed across the bay. right now we are cloudy in inland cities, but it hasn't made it for the delta. with that inversion, it will max out but we will be left with high clouds. we also are looking at a system offshore that is allowing for high clouds to stream out ahead of it. an area of low pressure, cut off low, and we are looking at
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high pressure to the east of us which will allow for similar conditions today. things should improve in terms of sunshine as we get towards the beginning of the week and a little warmer by the middle of the week. here's a look right now. 53, oakland. alameda, union city, 53. 52 win fremont. elsewhere, mid-50s. temperatures uniform with the cloud deck out there. we will stay cloudy to start up. through the afternoon, morning hours, partly cloudy. it will remain cool with temperatures at or slightly below average today. looking at numbers warming up into the 70s. we should be in the mid to upper 60s, santa rosa, san jose are shy of that by a few degrees. 50s downtown and along the coast. here's a look at the fog and
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high clouds. going through 11:30, notice they are breaking up and we are looking at brighter conditions through the afternoon. 4:30 should be a nice day today. temperatures mainly in the 60s away from the coast. monday, looking at the cloud cover to start. a weak system will allow for more clearing and looking at sunny conditions with temperatures near average through your monday afternoon. it should be a pretty nice day today with partly cloudy skies. santa clara, if you are enjoying easter, you may need the jacket before we get to these afternoon highs. mid-60s in sunnyvale. low 60s on the peninsula. redwood city and mountain view, 63. mid-50s pacifica, half moon bay. clouds will hang on. it will be cool. numbers in the 50s in the north bay. warmer, mid-60s for you. petaluma. 65, napa. thgame this
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inland, mid-60s san ramon and pleasanton. head out to discovery bay and brentwood and just shy of 70. the seven-day forecast, cool with the gray sky along the coast. low 60s bayside. upper 60s inland. getting sunnier through the midmorning hours tomorrow. we will set the stage for a warmer midweek, just slightly. mid-60s. low 70s inland. by the end of the week, very little change. we are stuck in the sweater pattern for the next seven days. this morning starting out kind of miles. then brighter throughout the day. taking charge of your finances. some people have gotten productive during the pandemic finding ways to dig out
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is covidn ll in says en od for the pocketbook. for those who find their bank accounts in the red, how can you turn things around? we have some answers. >> reporter: a snapshot frozen in time. march 8, 2020. the last time megan would see her 90-year-old grandfather reagan. >> i lost my grandpa right before christmas. >> reporter: while it's been emotionally devastating, in some ways megan sees the blessings. a year since the same picture, she is debt free. e viloforcing todo financially, piup thousandof llardit card de >> it was pretty surreal. i felt a weight was lifted off my shoulders. >> reporter: she's a good company. >> it felt like i was drowning. >> reporter: morgan capturing
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the moment when she clicked send on her final payment. nearly $17,000 in credit card debt gone in a year. >> it's hard to explain until you feel that lightness. >> reporter: according to wallethub, even in the midst of the economy, the americans wiped off a record $83 billion in credit card debt senior analyst attributing the remarkable fee to several factors. >> a whole lot less to do. a lot less places to go and spend your money. >> reporter: the three covid relief package is adding to the extra cash flow putting up to $3300 in the pocket of the average american. for morgan it was the government pawson federal student loans giving her the room to pay down her debt. >> at one point i was paying close to $1000 toward my credit card debt. >> reporter: it has been strange to see just how many people are really doing well and then you have the other
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group of americans who have been struggling to get by. >> reporter: even with the record debt payoff, american households still owe $8000 on their credit cards. >> if credit card debt was mount everest, we might've taken two or three steps away from the peak. there's an awful long way to go. >> reporter: analysts expect an explosion of post-pandemic spending to undo some of the gains. >> we paid it off so we can wreck it back up again. >> to a degree. >> reporter: the highs and lows of the pandemic have taught megan so much in the last year, shifting your mindset about debt she hopes doesn't change. >> it's made me reflect on how i got there in the first place and being cautious to not litse ill the new security measures in place at the capitol after the deadly attack that left an officer did. have 1 billion facebook users have had data
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morng. thank you for joining us. we will start with another look at those weather on easter sunday. good morning. happy easter. waking up to cloudy conditions here. the low clouds and fog will stick around through the midmorning hours. we will clear out under partly cloudy conditions. right now in the 50s in san bruno. foster city as we head to the h north bay, 49 in san rafael. 46 by the delta. the clouds have made it to the east bay valleys but they willf are igwa thyesterday. 9:00, upper 40s to 50s with
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partly cloudy conditions through the afternoon. the fog stays at the coast. it's cool and gray there. we warm to the mid-60s inland by the afternoon. a few upper 60s. 6:00, we have high clouds around. temperatures continue your average around the cooler side of average. we will talk about your monday, a bit of a warm-up for the week ahead in the next few minutes. americans are observing another easter holiday amid th m pandemic. unlike last year, there are signs of hope and recovery. peleo oceed ution s are in e io ernandez has e de >> reporter: easter weekend, health officials are concerned family gatherings could lead to another surge in cases of covid- 19. >> any time we let our mask down, guard down, or have unvaccinated people gathering, we are looking for trouble. >> reporter: the cdc new
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guidance saying vaccinated travelers who wear masks and social distance can fly at low risk to themselves. cases are still on the rise. in the last two weeks, the number of daily infections jumping 20%. she can reported more than 8500 new cases saturday. the highest daily case total since december. >> by the recent numbers, we know we have a reality check. >> reporter: there is good news. in los angeles county, the number of people hospitalized continues to decline. dropping below 600. a new milestone in the vaccine rollout. the u.s. no averaging more than 3 million shot today. dr. fauci on cnn encouraging everyone to get vaccinated. >> it will give you a freedom of getting back to some normality. >> reporter: in knows new york city, roadway st. james theater holder performance for the first time in more than a year. >> i feel anxious but this is great to be back.
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>> reporter: the performance taking place before a masked socially distance to the murder trial of derek chauvin is set to resume tomorrow after a week of gripping testimony. eyewitnesses reliving the moments leading up to the death of george floyd. abc news reporter explains what comes next as the prosecution builds its case. >> reporter: jurors gearing up for another explosive week in the murder trial of former minneapolis police officer derek chauvin. week one filled with disturbing details, painful videos, and powerful testimony as witnesses relived what they saw that day like the store clerk who said he feels guilty for alerting his manager that he thought george floyd used a counterfeit bill setting events. >> if i would've not taken the bill. >> reporter: the prosecution calling on law enforcement
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officials to testify against one of their own. >> putting your knee on the neck for that amount of time is uncalled for. >> train. this is not the way we do that. that will sit well with the jury when they decide whether or not this was reasonable. >> reporter: the defense claiming the bystanders who grew louder distracted chauvin. a firefighter told the jury she wasn't allowed to offer medical aid. >> would you describe other people's demeanors as upset or angry? >> i don't know if you have seen anybody be killed, but it's upsetting. >> he's not responsive right now. >> reporter: a bystander who could be heard shouting at chauvin. >> they grew more and more pleading for life.
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>> reporter: the defense expected to continue arguing floyd's drug use and hard tissues contributed to his death. >> if they can put to a different reason, they will do that. >> you can watch the entire offio survived friday's deadly attack is home from the hospital. officer kenny shaver was released yesterday. he was wheeled out yesterday to a round of applause from fellow officers. his colleague, an 18 your veteran was killed when a man drove his car into a barricade and then attacked police with a knife. investigators are still searching for a motive but they say the suspect social media post have been unraveling for some time. >> it doesn't appear to be terrorism related, but we will continue to investigate.
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>> the incident comes nearly 3 months after a violent insurrection at the capitol. security measures set up are being scaled back but that has been put on hold. workers are re-fortifying the capital security perimeter, dropping concrete barriers at checkpoints. coming up this week after friday's attack at the capitol, a officer will talk about the security of the capital complex in his review of the security failures during the january 6 riot. you can watch that interview on this week with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 this morning on abc7. dmx is on life support at a new york hospital this morning. dmx's attorney whose p that addshe not sure numerous outlets reported dmx suffered an over a dose. well wishes from celebrities have been pouring in and he was
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one of the top searches on google's fans checked for updates. personal data belonging to have 1 billion facebook users appeared online this weekend. the data includes phone numbers, names, locations, birthdates and in some cases, email addresses. it was available on a hacking form. facebook played down concerns saying it was old data and the vulnerability had been patched in 2019. security researchers say could still be useful to cyber who want to commit fraud. if you commute in san francisco, you might want to avoid 19th avenue tomorrow. the department of public works is starting in a sewer replacement. they will reduce leads at 19th and noriega and kurt him. they are warning about potentially long delays and recommending alternative routes. construction is expected to last until april 13. still ahead. meet the group of essential workers helping to shape the future. they got us through the pandemic and now they will help
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a gray wolf that has been tracked in california counties is in monterey county. fish and wildlife says the furthest south have seen a gray will travel, that is the farthest south have seen one travel indicates. we have been tracking this lone wolf since tuesday. wildlife officials say the 2- year-old left its back in oregon , likely looking for new meet or new territory. clad memorial church will host a easter celebration starting at 7:00 this morning. the minister said he wants to deliver a message of hope to
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everyone tuning in. >> come out of the tomb and what is killed you and kept you down. anything that has impressed you. whatever the thing is, you need to come out of that and into life. >> we will stre service life in san francisco. you'll find that on our website. on facebook, youtube, and wherever you stream. a number of national retailers will close their stores for easter including target, sam's club, costco, macy's, apple, best buy and lowe's locations. we have a complete list of the closures on our website, abc7news.com. the white house is having to celebrate easter a little differently due to the pandemic. the traditional easter egg roll is being replaced with online activities. the white house is sending thousands of commemorative eggs
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to vaccination sites, health centers, and hospitals like this one in washington, d.c. the wooden eggs are made in may. they feature a bunny wearing a mask and the biden signatures on the back. a golden version features the first dogs. very cute. lease, you have plans for today. >> i wonder if the dogs are back at the white house. i think they have been sent back twice. i hope he is back with them. good morning. here's a live look outside. emeryville, everyone is cloudy. near 50 degrees. we will break out to partly th warmer air headed ouway. ne gonzme buzzer beater ends
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in sports to avoid being swept by the astros and therefore game opening season series. sean makes his first start of the season. the first pitch at the oakland coliseum at 1:07 p.m. the giants have a rare sunday off. the warriors try to rebound from friday's loss to toronto. they take on atlanta hawks. tipoff is at 4:30. this afternoon, a huge game for the stamford women. here is our sports anchor chris alvarez with the details. >> reporter: good mni when win stands in the way of history for the stanford women's basketball team. for the first time in 11 years, cardinals playing in the national championship game. they pick take on pac-12 arrival.3: f.mes you see a ligh goes up for the slam. jalen suggs the block and gets the ball. look at this bounds pack. he
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slams at home. he scored 25. we go to overtime. final seconds, ucla down two. a rebound. he puts it back up. 3.3 seconds to go. gonzaga has a chance. jalen suggs, it is good. 93-90 in overtime. gonzaga goes for the first perfect season against baylor. baseball. giants fan take on the rubber match in seattle. dickerson at the plate. the 3rd base coach has to get out of the way. didn't have much to do saturday night. logan webb on the mound. 1-0 mariners. the giants offense struggled in the game. didn't get a runner to 3rd base all night. double-play in the fifth. gian, blke 4-0 no.
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th py san diego. >> get the cell phone over the video. trevino, made one mistake. alvarez three-run blast to center. his first of the year. 5-1 astros. bottom of the eighth. bases-loaded for pindar. he gives it a ride but it stays in the yard. houston adds more and they win 9-1. >> it's fine. it's game three. we have 159 more. baseball happen sometimes. i don't think we are hitting the panic button. the sharks looking to extend their nning streak. thca great pass. the team-leading 16th of the
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year. 2-1. the sharks turn it over on the power play. moore, great effort. tied it to mac after 2. the kings goalie tries to -- ey turnanscores. the sharks win 3-2. they are starting to make noise in the playoff race. >> we are rooting for stanford on this easter sunday. it's going to warm up a little this afternoon? we will see a return to 60s. temperatures around average away from the coast. san francisco socked in with a fog. because the deck of low clds is fine. no problems there. temperatures in and around 50 degrees. we have some high clouds streaming ahead of the system offshore.
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that will continue to be the case for some of us. the clouds will fanout throughout the afternoon. right now, look at the numbers. 50, santa rosa. 52, fremont and san jose. oakland, 53. on the coast it is 50, half moon bay. they cloudy start for everyone. looking at cool conditions from the mid to upper 50s coast side to upper 60s in land. we will look for the numbers to come up slightly as we go through the middle of the week, especially as you get further away from the bay. a return to some 70s out there, which would be nice after flirting with 80s and 90s last week. the cloud cover thins out after 11:00. we will be left with partly cloudy conditions. brader skies through the afternoon. here we are at 4:30. the stratus getting mixed out a little bit. monday morning it comes back. by the afternoon, we have sunny
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conditions. temperatures on the seasonal side. after monday, it looks like tuesday and wednesday, we will get into milder air. if you were headed to the a's game, temperatures in the upper 50s at 1:00 and going to 60 with winds 15 to 18 miles per hour out there. cool here. san francisco and half moon bay 5 degree shop where you should be. oakland should be in the mid- 60s. 61 today. san jose, 67. mid-60s for napa and santa rosa. a little cooler than average but with partly cloudy skies should be a nice afternoon. it gets breezy here along the shoreline. we talked about the low clouds and fog coming back across the bay tonight. result, numbers in 40s in north bay. mid-40s around the bay and
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upper 40s out towards the inland valley. the seven-day forecast, cool day today for easter sunday. a little breezy and partly cloudy through the afternoon. a little sunnier tomorrow. temperature change until we get to the middle of the week then we had a few degrees bayside, inland as we get to wednesday. thursday we will keep the low clouds at the coast keeping it cool there. by the end of the week we cool the low gets a little closer. it's not going to bring rain, but we could see cooling toward the end of the week. essential workers in the south bayer stepping up to thpost-pandemic future. community groups created essential workers council that aims to set the agenda for change in the workplace. the changing workplace is the focus of our efforts to build a better bay area. abc7 reporter introduces us to some of the new council members. >> reporter: they have been on
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the front lines providing essential services at personal risk during the pandemic. anpu workers council organized the advocacy group silicon valley rising. >> audrey moore. worked at safeway for 35 years. daniel torres. he's a security officer. >> reporter: it was announced in east san jose, community that saw high virus rates. a community where he does outreach work after losing his hotel job during the pandemic. he'll be joins by bus driver, surgical nurse, fast food worker, a teacher, construction worker, and others to identify needs for decision-makers. >> we must move ahead she by central workers. through thpandemic d whose carry us organizer stepped up over past year to demand hazardous pay, protective gear,
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and paid sick days. the backers include labor and social service groups that focus on asian, black, and latino communities. he's been a county worker providing emergency housing and rent relief. >> it is incumbent upon myself and upon all of us to be and lend our voices to the experiences and task of shaping economic recovery that puts the needs of our communities first. >> reporter: as advocates, they will raise our voices to improve the post-pandemic recovery. a final farewell to a popular art exhibit at go
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