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solutions, this is acb7 news. now at 5:00, president biden's plan for preschools, the president is set to address congress today with a promise to new guidelines about mask wearing. the cdc says you can ditch them if you are outside unless you are in a crowd. it is time to start conserving water. two bay area districts make the declaration as drought conditions get worse. good morning and welcome to wednesday, april 28th. >> we will start with our friend mike who we have missed. >> yes. >> thank you very much. i missed you too. hopefully you had a good time when i was gone -- well, not because i was gone. let's move on and talk about weather. satellite and radar, notice how clear it is this morning. let's talk about the winds. they are pretty much
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nonexistent. today is a rebound day. breezes are out there but not as aggressive as yesterday. there could be few breezes. 69 in san francisco, mid-up upper 60s for the day and even 80s inland. i have even warmer weather and i will show you that coming up. happening today, president biden will address the first joint session of congress. he is expected to unveil plans for free day care and free community college. he plans to make an extension of the affordable care act permanent. >> reporter: this morning president biden is preparing for a joint address to congress. new details emerge about a sweeping child care plan is expected. the bill would provide free precool for all 3-year-old and 4-year-old children. the average family would save
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about $13,000. the president is expected to call for free community college for all americans. he wants to make permanent the extension of the affordable care act which is allowing millions of americans to pay lower premiums during the pandemic. the plan costs $200 billion. to pay for it, the president will call for raising taxes on the most wealthy americans and investors. tim scott will deliver the republican response to the address. >> thank god there is unity in diversity and i hope to talk about that and see you soon. >> reporter: the dres will take place under heavy gl remain the capitol following the january 6th insurrection. biden is expected to meet with staffers were there during the riot. they usually keep one cabinet member in a secure location while the others attend the speech but only a few will be on capitol hill today. naces fierce criticism
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from republicans. they feel the taxes will be a job killer. >> we will have live coverage of the address to congress and it starts at 6:00. it will be followed pie a special edition of abc7 news. we are learning more about what the mask guidelines mean in the bay area. fully vaccinated americans don't need to wear a mask outdoors unless in a group. governor newsom says the state will be recommendations. amy hollyfield joins us with what is next in the bay area. >> reporter: good morning. it is the first morning with the new rules from the federal government with the cdc saying people can go outside and go for a morning walk or run without a mask if they are vaccinated. california has decided to apply the federal guidelines with
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governor newsom calling it a common sense update. we ahe thi t guidelines from the government. >> i feel like i would still be pretty cautious and wear my mask and try not to spread it. >> it's about time. i miss seeing people's smiles and i mess wearing lipstick. >> reporter: the federal government says masks are still recommended outside in big group settings like concerts and sporting events and indoors at barber and hair salons and small indoor gatherings and indoor activities like shopping. mental health experts we talked to think this will be good for people's moods saying that seeing people's facial expressions and smiles is an important part of connecting. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. santa clara county is accepting walk ins at most vaccination sites with the
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exception of levi stadium. appointments will not be needed through saturday. they have an ample supply of vaccine. one man from san jose says he is grateful to get the shot. >> i have been looking for an appointment for so long, limited, the past month it is hard to get the appointment. appreciate the county putting the effort to make the people safe. >> you can go to scc free nearly 65% of eligible residents in santa clara have received their first dose. on the peninsula, the san mateo event center will reopen. it closed earlier because of a low supply. they hope to have multiple vaccination efforts per week. it is drive through only and appointments are available now. the fbi has opened a civilin shot by sheriff's deputies in
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north carolina. jobina is at the live desk. >> protesters are demanding answers in the shooting death of andrew brown, jr., father of 7. he was killed by sheriff's deputies in elizabeth sit a, north carolina. an autopsy showed brown was shot five times, four times in the right arm and once in the back of the head as he was trying to drive away from the pasquotank deputies. authorities were there to serve a warrant against brown. no weapons were found. brown's family says they were only able to see 20 seconds of body camera footage of the deadly encounter. thotg an execution by law enforcement. they are demanding the release of the entire footage which north carolina's governor and the sheriff has supported doing. >> a black man unarmed, bullet in the back of his head for no reason. >> it is against police practice
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to shoot into a moving vehicle to a person who poses no threat whatsoever. >> demonstrators have rallied for the last seven nights protesting against brown's killing. the mayor of elizabeth city has declared a state of emergency over the unrest. an 8:00 curfew took effect last night. the fbi charlotte field office says their investigation will determine if any federal laws were broken. today we expect to learn more about a police shooting in ohio that left a teenager dead and sparked protests last week. the attorney for the family of mukia bryant plans to hold a press conference. an officer shot her outside of her foster home. bay area water agencies and officials are tin a. sonoma county supervisors have declared a local drought emergency. the board of utilities voting to
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declare a stage one drought. the santa clara water district is urging customers to conserve water. those are not the only changes. as our reporter explains, there is a new push to get residents to replace water thirsty lawns. >> reporter: in a mesnl to customers, the santa clara water district is calling to cut back and conserve>> one dry winter, you can survive but after that you have to look at the water supply. >> reporter: currently ground water levels are normal. with drought conditions getting more serious, he says action is needed now. according to the u.s. drought monitor, santa clara county is in a severe drought with conditions so dry, valley water's board of directors voted to double the amount they pay home owners to use drought tolerant landscaping. >> it will save you time and
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money. >> reporter: the region is down a critical water resource. a reservoir was drained for a massive retrofit project. storage at the largest above ground reservoir is unavailable for ten years. they will have to be careful about how they keep and move local water. >> it means we will have to buy more water outside of the county and bring it in. >> reporter: the county imports about 50% of its water from outside of the area to meet the region's needs and to make sure ground water levels stay normal. that source is near bakersfield. they may rely on state allocations but those were reduced because of drought conditions. unanimous vote.oard t >> reporter: increasing the call for a voluntary reduction in water use from 20% to 25% compared to 2013. in the south bay, abc7 news.
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in the east bay, we are learning what the stage one drought declaration means for you. east bay shows water supply is far below normal after a historically dry winter. the short fall prompted the board to call for a district wide voluntary reduction of 10% for a million and a half customers starting may 1st. they are urging customers to fix leaks, keep showers short, and invest in water efficient appliances. drought concerns have revived interest to build a water pipe line krooz the richmond san rafael bridge. the water district is in early talks to build the pipe to pump water into marin county. it was first talked about in the 1976 drought. overnight we had quite a few calls into the newsroom after an earthquake jolted people awake in the east bay. the usgs is reporting this is a
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2.8 magnaitude earthquake that struck near piedmont. this is the second earthquake in the area this week. another mild one hit monday morning. >> glad to hear that. not surprised there was not any damage. it is just below a minor earthquake and we have about 100,000 per year that usually don't cause any damage. it may be a little unnerving, that's about all it did. let's move on and talk about what is going on and talking about the temperatures. we have clear conditions in many areas including san francisco. we have upper 40s and low 50s. 47 to 51 is our spread. we have 42 in the american canyon. most of us in the mid-40s to low 50s. pittsburgh and tracey, we have some mid-to upper 50s, a little milder there. here's a look at walder creek where it is clear right now. we will hang out in the same
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type of temperatures with the sun coming up way early this morning at about 6:17. brighter in commerce today with increasing warmth. the coast will be in the 50s and 60s. a gorgeous evening on the way, temperatures in the low 70s away from the coast with a light breeze. here is a look at 880 and the coliseum if you are doing any outdoor activities. you will need the heater this morning but not this afternoon. if you head out we have great air quality, moderate, which is healthy for all of us. we will talk more about the warming trend coming up. let's get to jobina andabth. >> we are showing you 880 at the coliseum county. i wonder if you felt the earthquake in oakland because i did this morning. we will take you down to las scotas. this is not anything involving a
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drive but there are downed wires on southbound 35 betweencreek r. all lanes are closed in that area right now. wrapping up with a live look at emoriville showing you 80. it is busy as people work their way westbound. we had road work in berkeley and the traffic is beginning to fill in. a climate inspired change to a popular cooking website that will have you asking what is the beef? a bay area woman says she was injected with the wrong vaccine for her second shot. she is sharing what happened next and doctors weighing on the potential risk. organizers about sideline will be able to line up. will be able to line up. we have the list oh man... let's get you to this moment. is that it? yep, that's it. of relief... [joyfully laughs] protection... i just got vaccinated- i just got vaccinated! noah just got vaccinated... hope... so that we cet oments.
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developing news in the east bay, we are getting a clearer look at the moments before a
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died in custody of oakland police. body cam video shows a struggle that led to mario gonzalez's death. we want to warn you this may ths hard to watch. >> reporter: an alameda police officer holding down gonzalez who died a matter of minutes after this was recorded. gonzalez had a medical emergency. the officers responded to a possible theft in the area and a call that came in about a disorderly and possibly intoxicated person. they spent 10 minutes trying to figure out who gonzalez was and what he was doing there. >> someone called and said you were not feeling so>> you come t me know that you are not going to be drinking in our parks over here. and then we can be on our merry way. do you have an i.d. on you? >> reporter: investigators say
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force was used. body camera video makes it sound as though gonzalez was struggling to breathe. >> it's okay. what's your name? >> reporter: gonzalez's family speaking out tuesday after watching the video. >> they don't have kill him. we humans. >> reporter: gonzalez's partner and mother of his son upset with this moment between officers. >> do you think we can roll him on his side? >> after that he stopped screaming and he stopped breathing. >> reporter: family members cpr wasinnd headll h later but unsuccessful. alameda county sheriff's
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department are awaiting the toxicology reports and have investigations ongoing. a woman in mountain view went to get her second pfizer shot but says instead, the nurse injected her with a moderna vaccine. the nurse noticed that the cdc card said pfizer but not moderna seconds after getting the shot. >> it seemed to be human error. i'm concerned about protocols. i had told them three different times that it should be pfizer for my shot. so obviously, it is in my medical records because i got my first dose there three weeks before. >> the cdc says the vaccines are not interchangeable butsies there is no risk. ucsf disease expert says vaccine mixing is already happening in the u.k. where experts are trying to find out if combining vaccines may have an increased
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benefit. el camino health says they are investigating this. they have administered more than 31,000 vaccines using careful administration and stringent safety protocols. the pandemic has forced a cancellation of burning man for the second year in a row. they are now focusing on a plan to bring burners back to the nevada desert in 2022. organizers said there were too many issues to resolve for the festival this year but they hope to have online events to fill the void. san francisco is moving forward to hold outside lands this year. they have announced the lineup for the halloween weekend festival. tyler the strokes and the creator. tam and paula and jay balen will headline on sunday. the three day tickets are already sold out. we got to get moving on this.
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>> how did we not mention nely? >> that is disrespectful, isn't it? >> listen. >> it's getting hot in here. >> listen. >> oh, boy. >> and if you like afro beat. >> calana. we didn't mention calany and she is local. >> we need to redo this. >> they just got mentioned. don't be mad at us. >> it is so nice to be seeing these things coming to fruition and the dates out there. and it is tangible and almost reachable. this is awesome. this is nice news to come back to even if we buried some of the names. i started with the seven-day forecast, might as well talk about it. we have a little bit of a see saw. today will be a
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then we will decreshendshendo down to the other days. away from the coast, the temperatures are above average. 280 and 17, pretty clear morning there. more sunshine and warmth, not as breezy today. seasonable temperatures tonight. we have our coolest highs and fasterse breezes this weekend. high pressure is moving over us. you can see the arcing nature of the cloud cover as it moves from west to east. we will be sunny and warmer today. 77 to about 82 across the south bay with san je reaching 80. everyone is mainly in the mid-to upper 70s. low 60s on the coast and upper 60s in downtown san francisco. we will have upper 70s to low
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80s through the north bay valley. along the east bay shore, low to mid-70s. union city free mont, 77 to 78 there. low to mid-80s, 82 to about 86 for the inland east bay neighborhoods. upper 80s in the central valley. 93 at palm spripgs. mid-to upper 70s in socal. we will end in the 40s
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it is 5:24. here are seven things to know this morning. president biden is preparing for his first address to a joint session of congress where he is expected to unveil a sweeping child care and education plan. you can watch the address tonight at 6:00 on abc7 news. president biden and the cdc are relaxing guidelines for wearing a mask outdoors if you are not in a crowd for fully vaccinated americans. governor newsom says california will align with the new cdc guidelines. bay area water agencies are telling people to start conserving now with the drought getting worse. the east bay utilities district and santa clara water district are the latest agencies to tell its customers it is time to
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start cutting back. number four, some of you got a little wake up call this morning in the form of a small earthquake. the 2.8 quake hit shortly after midnight. there are no reports of damage. temperatures 5 to 10 degrees warmer than yesterday from 60s on the coast into san francisco. 70s around the bay and 80s inland. if you need to head out the door this morning, i'm bringing you a live look from walnut creek showing off 680, no blocking issues or crashes to report right now. and number seven, a pair of yeezies are the most expensive sneakers in the world. they sold at auction for $1.8 million. the buyer is an investing platform called rares. they called the shoes a piece of had history. a popular online food and cooking site is cutting out the beef. epicurious says the move is because of concerns involving climate change.
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>> reporter: in this morning's gma first look, where is the beef? epicurious, a popular cooking website is announcing, we have cut out beef. it will not appear in any new recipes. the shift is about sustainability. its editors saying we think of this decision as not antibeef but rather proplanet, an effort to change eating habits. >> it signals that epicurious is taking climate change seriously. this could get them support from the socially consths consumers. >> reporter: according to the united nations, nearly 15% of global greenhouse gas emissions come from livestock and cattle are responsible for the majority of the emissions. coming up, we will have more on the reaction to the game changer and will other food websites follow their lead? abc news, los angeles. restaurants facing a labor shortage as they reop
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turning to robots. at mr. q's crab house crab housc florida, people are guided to their seats by three friendly robots. owners were having a tough time hiring staff so this is what they came up with. the robots even sing happy birthday to the guests. finding enough people to work at the restaurants is the latest crisis as more places open up. >> more workers have gone some place else and others do not feel safe returning to work. >> and another reason is some workers are making more on unemployment than they would in a restaurant especially if they are not getting as many tips. so here come the robots. >> they are so slow. >> i was done when they said
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they sang happy birthday. what is that like? >> to be honest, at the chuck e. cheese, it was a robot singing happy birthday to you. >> bye. >> and walk away. all right. a transit village in san jose could stall before it gets rolling, the controversial plan up for a vote today. and a new twist in the effort to recall windsor mirror. those leading the charge may have to start over. long-lasting medical problems after covid-19 diagnosis, the serious concerns raised in a
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mask guidelines, but you can't toss them out just yet, when you will still need to wear them. and we are looking ahead to president biden's address to congress and the nation today. good morning on this wednesday, april 28th. >> we will start with a check of the forecast with mike. good morning. >> good morning. hi, everybody. on this hump day, we are starting out with a wind just 5 miles per hour. you are seeing the direction out of the north pulling dry air, that's why it is clear. it kind of hints that it will be warmer this afternoon as you look at the orange sky developing over the east bay hills. let's talk about the temperatures. you can see a wealth of 80s in the north bay, east bay, and south bay. look at the mid-to upper 70s. we will get closer to average at the coast. 69 in san francisco, even that is a little warmer than average. not quite as breezy today as it was yesterday. more on
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up. here's reggie. all here is proof that vaccines are have been in one in ten feepal vaccinated. 1400 californians experienced break through infections after getting the shot. the number is not cause for concern, according to experts. the moderna and pfizer vaccines are 90% effective and johnson & johnson, 75% effective f. a sixth vaccination site will open in ocean vie orod it iome to a large population of essential workers and they are hoping to bring vaccines directly to residents. it will be at 50 broad street. it will be open on wednesdays and fridays. people aged 18 and up can schedule appointments in advance or walk in and get the vaccine.
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you can call the number on your screen here for more information or go to our website as well. there are two new walk in vaccination sites open for those in contra costa county. there is one in pittsburgh at the youth development center and one at the saint john baptist church in richmond. they are hopen today through sunday. 46% of the over 16 population is fully vaccinated. our vaccine tracker is keeping tabs on the progress in california. it shows 38% of residents over the age of 16 are now fully vaccinated. more than 28 million doses have been administered. you can find this and more going to happening tonight, president biden will make his first address to a joint session of congress. here are details on the sweeping new child care plan that will be unveiled. >> the president will call for
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$200 billion to provide universal preschool for all 3-year-olds and 4-year-olds. this could help 5 million children and save the average family $13,000. the president is also expected to push for two years of free community college for all americans. to pay for all of this, the president wants to hike taxes on the most wealthy americans, specifically the top 1% of earners . president biden's plan faces fierce criticism from republicans and some democrats. they argue stiffer taxes on corporations and investors will eliminate jobs. south carolina senator tim scott will deliver the republican response. you can watch the address tonight right here on abc7 news. coverage will begin at 6 p.m. on air and all of our apps. the address will be followed by a special edition of abc7 news at 8 p.m. >> thank you. your feed is about to be populated with maskless selfies if it isn't already. the new cdc rules relaxing face
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covering mandates for vaccinating people has been a bit of confusing rollout in california but it is coming. amy hollyfield is live in san francisco. >> reporter: local governments say they will follow what the state decides to do. the state says it will follow the cdc's new guidelines. it does plan to implement them. the cdc, federal government is saying vaccinated people can go for an outdoor walk or run without a mask. they can also sit at a table with unvaccinated people without a mask. we talked to a crinical psychologist about the impact of this. she says this will boost people's moods as smiling and facial expressions are an important part of connecting. this will make people feel better about the future. >> hope is a huge piece here that for so long, it has been so grim. now finally people are feeling hopeful that it is coming back to normal and life can kind of
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proceed again and we can do activities and it is exciting. >> reporter: the federal government says masks are still recommended outside in big group settings like concerts and sporting events. masks are recommended indoors at barber and hair salons, small indoor gather gdz and indoor activities like shopping. the cdc says it is safe for people who are fully vaccinated to be outside without a mask. officials are hoping this will motivate people who are not vaccinated to get out there and get a shot. amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> and this morning george stephanopoulos is talking to rochell zelensky about the relaxing of the guidelines. they want the vaccine to protect themselves from hospitalizations and death but what people are interested in who haven't been touched by the disease is to get
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back to normal and in a lot of people's minds is to get rid of the mask. we are excited to say if you are vaccinated, it is safe to take off your mask when you are in outdoor settings. >> you can see the entire interview with the cdc director including what is ahead to relax the guideline coming up on gma. new details in the group that is looking to recall windsor's mayor. they will need to refile their paperwork and start all over. organizers of a campaign to oust mayor dominic capollee incorrectly included his. there is a minor technicicality to recall the mayor who has refused to resign amid sexual assault allegations. san jose's planning commission meet to vote on the transit villnl plan in downtown
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san jose. the sharks officially came out against this massive project raising concerns about the viability of sap center should the downtown west project be built. sanlocardo says there will be more transit options to and from the arena once the neighborhood is fully built out. the mixed use development of the area surrounding the station includes housing, retail, and office space. the ceo decided to go after a teenager and it did not end well. the showdown going viral and it is all over a prom dress. and a phone app created for businesses has adapted. it is being used by a school district in the south bay. see how it is helping control the spread of covid-19. but first, checking in on the forecast. >> thank you. we will start by showing you the difference between yesterday and today, 3 to 5 degrees warmer especially when you are away from the peninsula and away from
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nev ado. looking at the temperatures, still chilly. we have 40s throughout the trivalley. we hit 50 in concord. low 50s around antioch and brentwood. low to mid-40s through the valleys. you can see the mid-to upper 40s around the bay shore. san francisco is 50. some of our milder temperatures. pacifica is 49. looking at the commute, you can see how quiet it looks. breezy than normal. the sea breeze is out there during the afternoon hours. aisy so i will be qte as aggressive t was yesterday. let's look at the planner for today, 40s through 7:00. staying through the 50s at the coast. and running 70 to 75 for the bay. 78 to 82 for the inland by 4:00. calmer conditions and sunshine
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means warmer conditions this afternoon. it also means high amounts of degree pollen and grass pollen. birch, juniper, cedar, pine to contend with for the next couple of days. i was in atlanta over the weekend and the pollen there, i don't understand how you grew up there with allergies. >> tell me about it. i'm trying to prep now because i'm going on friday and i saw your picture. we will have to talk later. i want to give a shoutout to reggie for spotting this update from bart here. we have a system wide delay for about 10 minutes. the earthquake in oakland was felt within the area being serviced by the bart. so the trains are running at a reduced speed, completing track inspection. no damage here but a delay of about 10 minutes. okay. looking live at 101, clear traffic, no problems to report. same thing goes for the san
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mateo bridge, no advisories. traffic is beginning to pick up since it is 5:40 for people making their way the peninsula. i have one update. we have a signaller in los gatos. there are some downed wires there are some downed wires someday, looking back on the pandemic, you'll want to be proud to say i did everything i could. i found the strength. i looked out for everyone. i did what i could to keep my family safe. i will say, i did my part. while covid-19 is in the air, please, protect yourself and others. wear a mask, keep your distance, and get vaccinated when it's your turn. santa clara county. stay strong. spread hope. ♪ ♪ ♪ why do you build me up, build me up... ♪ ♪ buttercup... ♪
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>> the major headlines from the study is they found in months 2 through 6 after covid-19 infection, people were about 50% more likely to die than the control group who had not had covid-19. >> that is a number that is getting a lot of attention. the majority of the nonhospitalized covid-19 survivors analyzed were white men. about 2.3% died. the specific cause of death in the cases is still unknown. high school grads in san francisco will get to walk across a real stage during this year's commencements. >> we are making our stadium available to fotheir adtion ceremonies. >> mayor breed posted this announcement on twitter. outdoor commencements will be held at keys art for larger schools. ceremonies for smaller schools will also be held but they will be at the former mack tear high
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school campus. staggered ceremonies will be during the first few days of june. as more school districts bring students back to classrooms, they are looking for ways to speed up sprocesses eve. an app originally developed for offices is now being used by the san jose school district. >> reporter: this is week two for limited classes in the franklin mckinney school district. is a program where tea where volunteer. parents play an important role, checking in children with an app called company nurse. >> we don't want to have anything negatively impact the in person program. this is crucial to making sure the classrooms are safe, staff feels safe, families feel safe. >> reporter: it is a school specific app developed by a company that created a similar solution at the start of the pandemic for 111 companies at 700 locations to screen office
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workers. franklin mckinley serves san jose residents in neighborhoods hard hit by covid-19. >> our zip codes have had higher positive rates of covid-19 than other areas within our county. this is extremely important. >> reporter: to meet the needs of a diverse population, the app is available and veetmies. >> they could present with a green pass with no exposure to the temperature check station where they would be scanneded. >> reporter: the process takes about a minute. the app can be customized by each district. >> they may get a reminder at 6:30, reminding them to complete the health screen. one click with a one time password would get them into the app. >> reporter: franklin mckinley sees this as an important partnership for all 16 school
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sites. the countdown is on to disney land's reopening this wgd. some lucky cast members are already experiencing the magic. this week is a soft opening to prepare for friday's debut. it is the first time the park has been open since march of 2020. the reopening also means disney hired back thousands of people. >> glad to have your jobs back. hopefully we will get everyone back in. they are bringing everyone back slowly but surely. >> they have limited capacity to 25%. masks are required for all guests and you need to register. did i go online and watch the opening videos on youtube ? yes, i did. >> how was it? >> they have the snow white ride that they redid and they did a really good job with it. so i virtually rode that three
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times. that's all right, isn't it? well, there is no wait in line when you do it virtually. >> that's true.. >> can't wait for the real thing. i got to go home and see my parents for the first time since thanksgiving of 2019. you don't realize how much you miss that. here's a look at mount tam, it is calmer, brighter, and warmer today away from the coast. cooler and breezier this weekend, still going to be warmer than average. the entire forecast as you would guess lacks any chance of rain. let's take a look at the fog forecast. there may be a few low clouds, breezes are light. they will pick up as we head into the afternoon as we get the sea breeze to increase as the inland areas warm up. that could pull a few clouds near the coast. i'm expecting plenty of sunshine today. check out the temperatures in
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the south bay. anywhere from 77 to 83 in gilroy. mid-to upper 70s, 80 in red wood city. low 50s on the coast and then upper 60s in downtown san francisco and upper 70s to low 80s in the north bay. look at the mid-80s around ukiah. mid-to upper 70s at the coast, berkeley at 71. low 80s for the east bay valley. it will be gorgeous away from the coast dining outside with temperatures through the 70s through 7:00 and 60s through 8:00. on the way to mid-40s or 50s with a few more clouds tonight. that will start a little bit of a cooler trend. we will bring temperatures down on saturday. then we will rebound. by tuesday, we are just as warm then as we are today. >> thank you, mike. the ceo of a telemedicine company has been fired after he
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was caught on video making disparaging remarks about a male student who was wearing a prom dress. here's part of the exchange. >> you look like an idiot. >> what does he look like? >> please stop. >> no, sir. >> so this man in the video has been identified as sam johnson, the former ceo of visual well. the student says he wanted to make a statement by wearing the dress but he didn't expect to get the level of attention he did from johnson. >> so this man starts going on and on, throwing insults at him, you look disgusting, you look an idiot. men shouldn't be wearing this, all of this homophobic banter. >> in a statement, the company said that johnson's termination was effective immediately. the company condemned his
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ine seang foce. may ce wat loo likedeal but itd party that is going to charge an extra fee or transaction that you could have done yourself for free. >> the best piece of advice, go directly to the airline and book on its website and call the 1800 number to talk to an agent. i did this the other day and it was a 3 hour wait. >> what? yeah. me too, reggie. >> three hours? >> yep. >> we learned something new about you. i didn't know you had that much patience. that is impressive. >> you can do a thing where they call you back so that helps. in three hours. and it took a full three hours. >> wow. then you have to make sure you have your phone with you and on sound. >> yep. >> that happened to us yesterday, trying to get tickets back for a rained out baseball game. we were on the phone for about
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an hour. here's a look at what is going on outside. you can see it is pretty out there. 24 hour temperature change.
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the pendulum seems to be swinging in the other direction. everything is pointing towards this summer with prices continuing to go up as they typically do in a hot market like san francisco. >> san francisco still has the highest rent in the nation. $2500 two bedroom apartment in san francisco would rent for about $1700 in new york city. >> we're number one. we're number one. >> i can't encourage this. ouch. new at 6:00, silicon valley company getting involved in vaccinating, their announcement on gma this morning. police body cam video shows what happened when a man died in the east bay. we have reaction from his family members. taking a live look outside at the
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building a tter bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc7 news. the earthquake overnight in the east bay. many people jolted awake. now we know the magnitude. president biden is set to make his first speech in front of a joint session of congress.
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coming up, details about his child care plan. plus, the response to the cdc updated mask guidelines. when you might be able to take up your mask outdoors. good morning, everybody. it is wednesday we want to check in with meteorologist mike nico. hi, mike. good morning, kumasi, jobina, reggie, everyone. when you look at the pollen, you might want to keep that mask on. here's a look at the satellite and radar. notice what you don't see, satellite and radar. it is completely void. here's a look at the winds. up to 6 miles per hour. a beautiful shot showing how clear it is. a few clouds may gather along the coast. 60s into san francisco. mid to upper 70s around the bay. definitely warmer today. kumasi. new overnight, we got seven
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