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funeral service to remember dayo fong, a 44-year-old chinese national killed in last month's mass shooting in atlanta, georgia. fong buried on sunday without any close friends or family. ♪ covid travel restrictions preventing loved ones in china from attending. a community instead stepping in to honor one of their own. dal yo fong. tonight we say her name. that's "nightline." thanks for staying up with us. good night, america.
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looking ahead.
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once california's mask mandate is lifted would you continue to wear one. as a matter of fact, should you? we ask experts. and the ability to have spectators inside and the ability to travel. cooler and i will tell you when it will warm up. the people who beat 19 are still dealing with symptoms. abc 7 news starts right now. it will be a brave new world on june 15th when california reopens. we won't be headed completely to prepandemic times though as the mask mandate is going to stay in place for the time being. good evening thank you for joining us i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama. of course we all hope we will get to reopen on that date. health experts explained to amanda del castillo why the
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mandate will stay around and what will happen when the state does open up. >> governor newsom is making it clear. >> e we don't have any short term goals when the mandate is lifted. >> reporter: but when the mandate is lifted should you go out? will you? should you. it will be some time until we have an option. >> i think well into next year, it'll be appropriate for people to wear a mask. >> reporter: californians have been required to mask june 2020. the ongoing mask mandate will keep residents from a true return to a prepandemic normal. until a significant pandemic of americans are immunized it'll
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be important to keep social distancing. i posted a poll on twitter asking people if they will continue to wear a mask past the pandemic. there are places like public transit and times during winter months and allergy season that they just make sense. erica shares i loathe mask. i'm partially deaf, not only do masks make people's voice muffled but i need to read ad a lips. other than avoiding crowded areas. as of tonight, almost the entire area is in orange. there is one area that is stuck in the
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solano county. in fact, it was in risk of going in the purple tier. >> the bay area region has demonstrated a higher degree of willingness to comply with social distancing and with masking. they have a higher degree of vaccination for example. >> also the majority of cases in solano county are among young people who have lower hospitalization and death rates but still spread the virus. they're hoping the widening availability of vaccines could help bring the county into the orange tier very soon. >> california's top epidemiologists are cautiously optimistic the bay area will avoid a fourth wave. but the next two weeks are critical in stopping the slow rising cases. in most regions that rise is a fraction of a percent. only napa and solano county saw transmission rate of 2%. >> there's a fair amount. there's 2,500 cases a day in
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california. but we want it to be at 0. >> experts say the next two weeks are critical as the state is between vaccine shipments. they're hoping more vaccines and the easing of eligibility restrictions will help the state move ahead. and there's a symptom known as covid brain fog. experts say that's just scratching the surface when it comes to some of the problems they're seeing. >> people are having crushing headaches, people are having cognitive symptoms. >> dr. joanna helmue is describing some of what are called long haul symptoms or lasting symptoms that covid patients are dealing with. >> i've had
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patients that have lingering covid symptoms. >> reporter: including anxiety, mood disorders and even strokes. her patients have several other lasting symptoms too. >> headache disorders are very common in people. new dizziness, vertigo, ringing in their ears. people are passing out. >> reporter: dr. grace lee says covid precautions and vaccines are just as important due to these long haul threats. >> the long haul covid can impact people. it's really going to be the young adults who get it. >> reporter: dr. helmue says some of her patients are teen. online many covid survivors described daily headaches and vertigo. crystal says she's getting the vaccines due to her concerns over these lingering side
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effects. >> i had a developed cognitive symptoms who still has them. >> reporter: they're working to find the cause of lingering symptoms so that they can help those people. j.r. stone, abc 7 news. we've been hearing a lot about variants and whether vaccines are effective against them. duke university in north carolina has been looking into it and in a study released today, found that moderna's vaccine works against what's known as the california variant. the novavax vaccine also did well. has not been authorized for use in the united states however. researchers did not test pfizer's vaccine. the vaccine roll out in the bay area raised concerns about equity when some of the communities with the highest infection rates were having trouble getting the vaccines. one group that was seemingly invisible throughout is home bound seniors who were able to
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go out to those vaccination sites. forgotten no more, a vaccinate program got under way in the peninsula. david louis shows us how nurses are making those elderly cry tears of joy. >> reporter: this team is on a mission. they're going out with a vile of vaccines to go out to inoculate seniors who are the most in need. >> these are people who have is not been able to get vaccines yet. and they're very vulnerable because that's why they're home and home bound. >> reporter: the six patients to be visited range in age from 85 to 99. they were identified by programs such as meals on wheels who recognize their isolation. home visits go much slower than a mass vaccination event. >> given it to have pfizer has that six hour window we need to
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make sure that we can get from place to place and stay as long as needed. and be able to use all the doses. >> reporter: because of their home bound status, we weren't able to join the vaccination team inside or to interview the patients. however we're told the reaction to the process was typical. >> that's it, i didn't feel a thing. they're happy they're able to complete their first dose today and they're looking forward to their second dose. >> reporter: a helped people who have been isolated for months. >> she was in tearing, she said i've been locked in nobody has come in. >> david louis, abc 7 news. >> you can keep
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california's vaccination tracker on abc 7. the pandemic hasn't slowed the bay area's housing market. property taxes went up in 2020 in one county in particular has landed in the top five for the entire united states. the average in marin county is more than $13,000. only rockland county in new york is higher. san francisco isn't in the top five but saw its average tax bill go up over 30%. san jose is not far behind. police announced a new community building officer to help bridge the gap between the police and the chief armstrong introduced officer mullens who will
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community concerns. concerns. c investigators release new details about the tiger woods crash. just how fast his suv was going when it slam into a tree. >> the disney magic is slowly coming back. when you'll be able to to to to tickets to disneyland. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel i will let you know when the the winds are slow and the temperatures whether rise. please let me be part of your pod. have you made love totototototo your songs? >> well.
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tiger woods was driving nearly twice the posted speed limit when he crashed? los angeles county last month. the l.a. sheriff says that excessive speed was a factor in the accident. the black box in the genesis
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suv recorded 84 to 87 miles per hour. sheriff's officials said the posted speed limit was 45. the suv slammed into a tree then rolled over. woods suffered that threatened his golf career. >> when you panic your initial impact on your initial thought is to hit the brake. it's believed he may have done that but hit the accelerate. >> although he was speeding the los angeles sheriff says he will not be sited. he's back home in florida recovering. parents got a win this week, the state has revised the guidelines for youth sports that's changing who can get in and watch the games. as abc 7 news reporter matt boone says teams will also have more options when it comes to schedules. >> reporter: for the girls at acceleration volleyball a youth club in martinez they're just
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back to be open. >> it's super good that we're reopening and i'm just super happy to be back on the court. >> reporter: not being able to play all winter had been waring on them. >> i'm doing a lot better being able to see all my teammates and classmates. >> on the court, masks are still required while practicing. parents aren't allowed inside to watch and any unnecessary contact is discouraged. >> it was challenging not being able to high five everyone and keep that vibe going during practice. >> even though they have been practices since late january. games have been rare. >> i'm really hoping that we get more tournaments and playing time together. >> part of that is due to the fact that the state has limited travel beyond neighboring counties. but the state department of public health has now changed that guidance allowing teams to travel any where within the state. coach, parent and owner of acceleration jeremy swan says the change is welcomed but many
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matches are being postponed. >> there's a little scramble and hopefully we can fill in a tournament date here or there. >> reporter: allowing for immediate family members to watch indoor games and for outdoor games to follow follow w same capacity limits. >> when it's just us in the court, it's hard to get going without all the energy parents bring. the children's rides at an oakland institution and running. the jolly trolley carousel and the train are back open. to the joy of the thousands who came out to visit. >> it's our first time coming to the children's fairy land.
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so we got, since we're on a spring break right now so we thought we could come to some theme park. >> they're having so much fun. live puppet shows and musical performances are expected to resume later this month. all right, speaking of fun. ticket sales for disneyland and disney's california adventure will begin on monday. for people who are holding on to unused tickets. sales will begin on with capacity limits and requirements. employees will take the temperature of all visitors entering the park. disney of course is the parent company of abc 7. a lot of people are going to be excited about that. >> me included. always fun. meteorologist sandhya patel is here. >> so space mountain is that what we're all thinking.
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go for a roller coaster ride. hey dan and alma roller coaster ride the next couple of days as temperatures are up and down. i want to show you a time line. seeing some times of change this evening. if you notice the marine layer pretty shallow right around ocean beach. as you know last couple of we've had a deer marine layer. temperatures are in the 40s and the 50s. here's a look at your wind. boy they were howling today and with the strong gusty winds. dropping us below average for this time of year. right flow the gustiest winds san francisco. it's a still sea breeze that
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right along the coastline around 40 miles per hour. the breeze will pick back up again tomorrow evening. but we're not expecting it to be quite as strong as it was today. regardless it's that time of year when the wind blows the pollen around and right now unfortunately for those of us who are suffering, tree pollen is running high. so high to very high the next four days. your main culprits, oak, sycamore and juniper. the winds keeping that atmosphere mixed up. so pretty good looking from our exploritorium. we're looking at a warmer pattern for next weekend. i think you will just need to grab that light layer tomorrow before you head out the door and watch out for the fog. it may be a little bit dense along the coastline. tomorrow afternoon 60 degrees in san francisco. 65 in oakland, pa lo alto. 68 in san rafael. 68 in san jose, 69-degree in
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livermore and 75 in fairfield. now as you look at saturday, bumping up those temperatures away from the coast to upper 70s by sunday we're talking about 80s in the warmest inland valleys. this is spring warmth and as we head into monday. temperatures will be similar. here's a look at the the weather warm up. you will notice those temperatures coming up for the weekend. upper 70s to low 80s inland. really a warm pattern through the middle of next week. no storms are in sight at least through next week. >> thank you very much. national geographic is hosting an earth day eve virtual celebration. it will feature performances by yoyo ma. earth day eve will stream at
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former basketball shaquille o'neil can be larger than life and apparently he has a heart to match it. he was in a jewelry store when a man was asking how much ititit was to close his account. shaquille opened up his wallet and paid for it. >> >> that is really, really nice. that guy is probably like i was at the right place at the right
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entering today's game the as 0-8 record matched 1916's philadelphia as. all here at home. season finale of the as and dodgers. trevor bower still on the hill. and chapman gives that ball a ride to center. a's within a reason. 3-2, chapman is safe. and we're tied at three we go to extra innings. bottom of the 10th runners on
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the corners. mitch moreland the new guy. the as wake walk off with their first win of the and it's the new guys that are bringing the win. >> and get this out of the way and get back to playing ball like we can. >> rubber match between the giants and padres. san francisco are going to play their home opener on friday. ruff to center. off snell. and jorge mateo looks like he has it. it's over the ball. take a look again, off the heel of his glove. runners in the corners we're in extra innings now. donovan solano to right. alex dickerson, motoring home and he is safe. giants win 3, 2, 10. >> i thought i would be close. here's one of those in between ones where i know i hit it good but needed probably a little
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help from the elements. >> nba, nets and durant making his first appearance in months. that pelicans loss helpful for a warriors team fighting for one of those playing seed in the west. the masters tees up tomorrow. no par three contest this time around but that didn't stop some of the players have having fun today. that's always a fun shot to play. dustin johnson your defending champion. dj one at the pa
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thank you so much for watching tonight. >> for all of us here we appreciate
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>> even for you, will. >> against the claw? >> that's a thumbs down over here. >> a 24 inch. >> takes me a really long time to turn it over, but yes, that's unbelievable. all right, i appreciate having you, either way. >> speechless. coming up, things that the internet has decided should not exist, besides the fingernail thing. and the man who's been bitten by snakes four times. and a state senator apologizing for attending a zoom meeting while driving. you're watching "world news now."
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