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today is the first big holiday since california's reopening. the bay area is getting ready to celebrate in a way that hasn't been possible in two years. health experts say don't leave the mask at home just yet. good morning. it's sunday, july 4. i'm liz kreutz. . and you are watching live on abc7, hulu live and wherever you we will have more on how the bay area is celebrating in a moment, but we want to know if we will see the fireworks? let's go over to mimic lisa argen. there is a lot of fog out
there. plenty of mist and drizzle along the coast and into the city. the shoreline and the bay. this morning, clouds inland. it is breezy, gusting to 35 miles per hour by the delta. 60, hayward. 59, novato. through 7:00, everyone is cloudy. by 9:00, sunshine around most of the bay. the clouds hang out at the coast we are sunny and mild to warm elsewhere around the bay with a few mid-80s in the in the valleys. the evening hours, the clouds are coming back into play at the coast and even along the bay and hayward and san leandro. toward the later overnight hours, it will expand. you be inland for the fireworks celebration tonight. temperatures will be mild to start in the 60s but then
dropping through the 50s. fireworks are back this year across the bay area. matt boone has a look at what crews are doing to prepare for the show. >> reporter: when this breaks open, it is the one that looks like it pours out gold. like a big horse tail. showing off some of the fireworks, pat with pyro spectaculars says until recently, it was unclear whether many fireworks shows would take place. >> everyone was no, no. then about the middle of may, yeses started to come in and here we are. >> reporter: this year's show will include two barges. one at aquatic park and another at pier 39. the biggest obstacle is the fog which could creep into the bay. >> the important part is that we find fireworks. >> reporter: they say fis dispy naturalized u.s. citizens. >> it is cool to experience as a citizen.
>> reporter: the pandemic upending many traditions including a big family gathering. >> last year was a bummer because it was the first time eydidn't miss of her fourth s of july. the fact we are able to do that this year is incredible. >> reporter: the parking lot of the concord civilian will host their newly designed firework show. >> the idea was drive in movie theater style event. >> reporter: the concord mayor said cars will be given one spot to park and another to tailgate. he said he thought it was important to offer a firework show in hopes of preventing people from setting off illegal ones of the room. >> it's nice to have this to do to bring back a little of the fun we are used to in the fourth of july. >> reporter: the mayor tells me a 1000 of the tickets they have have sold out already. if you were looking to get in, you will have to watch from the outside. because it is at the base of
mt. diablo, hopefully this around the east bay can view those. even with so many vaccinated, there are lingering concerns about covid. at mega events like the firework show, should we be wearing a mask? luz pena spoke to a epidemiologist who explained why you should keep it on in some cases. >> reporter: pier 39 was packed with people lining up to watch the fourth of july fireworks. city officials this year are expecting thousands together on sunday. >> we are the only county in the bay area hosting a big fireworks celebration, and it is due to the vaccine success. >> reporter: data show since the states reopening, covid cases have gone up more than 20% in the bay area. the epidemiologist said an event of this size could put
many at-risk who are unvaccinated. >> for those and vaccinated if they come into contact with someone else who was unvaccinated and infectious. >> reporter: he is attributing the risk to the delta variant. first detected in india and now accounting for 36% of covid cases in california. >> with the original set of variants, if you had a case in your household, you had a 20% chance of getting infected. now it is closer to 50% because it's more transmissible. >> reporter: san francisco will have covid-19 safety guidelines in place for the fourth of july celebrations. >> the guidances if you are unvaccinated, you should be wearing your mask in crowds even if outdoors. >> reporter: at an outdoor setting where people will watch the fireworks, if you are vaccinated, should you were a face mask? >> it depends how packed it is. the recommendations are if you are in a crowd of more than
10,000 people outdoors, it is recommended you wear face masks. >> reporter: 74% of san franciscans are fully vaccinated meaning we are close to herd immunity. city officials say they are where people from across the bay will come to this large event in some maybe unvaccinated. >> we are comfortable having this event because the regional success of all of our vaccinations. >> if you don't want to deal with traffic and parking in san francisco, there is a free alternative. the golden gate transit is offering free rides on the fairies through monday. service will be extended tonight for those who plan to watch the fireworks in san francisco. bus service will be free through monday. bring the family to half moon bay for the parade and festival. there will be a music stage and plenty of food and drink options. there willbea ne wi
bueewi. e eakfast will be held at city hall starting at 8:00 this morning. the festival runs from until 4:00. the parade starts at noon. there are seven legal fireworks displays around the bay area. you can find the locations and times on abc7news.com. fewer than a dozen bay area cities allow fireworks to be used. they are illegal everywhere else. authorities in several communities have set up outlines where residents can report a legal fireworks being used in their communities. police across the bay area made several large, admitting pounds of illegal fireworks. the city is offering a reward for tips that lead to a fireworks-related conviction. coming up later one partmei taking to crackdown on illegal fireworks. tune in at 9:00 this morning
for that. they were long waits of the nation's airports for rental cars. i spoke with a woman who waited three hours at sfo. it is expensive. the wall street journal said prices raised 89% for the fourth of july weekend. there aren't enough cars. the pandemic wiped out about two thirds of the business. rental car company sold off their fleet to make money and now the demand is back, almost overnight, and companies were not prepared. the number of people traveling through airports hit a record. the tsa screen more than 2.1 million people on the move for the fourth of july weekend. >> reporter: by now, most americans who planned to travel this holiday weekend may have already braved the fourth of july frenzy on the roads. >> i think it's going to be pretty busy. >> reporter: or at some of the airports. many which seem to be bursting at the seams on friday. aaa expecting 48 million people will have traveled by road or
air by the time the weekend comes to a close. most of them, some 43 million opted to drive to and from their destinations, according to andrew gross from >> the biggest difference is people traveling by car. international travel is still down. cruising has not picked back up. people may feel more comfortable traveling by car. >> reporter: gross expects rising fuel prices likely are keeping from a long-overdue post pandemic get away. it won't be cheap with the cost of a gallon of gantz averaging $3.12 nationally, the highest in seven years. experts say not only is summer demand to blame, but a shortage of fuel truck drivers that have left some service stations empty. flying? you will want to adhere to the crews instructions or face heavy fines. the federal aviation administration has received over 3000 reports of unruly passengers this year alone. a majority related to noncompliance of the federal
mandate requiring mask wearing on flights. hoping to address people who don't listen to crew instructions, the agency rolled out a video message for those who should know better from those who do. >> they'll go to jail if they keep doing that stuff. sfo expects the credits through the entire weekend. here is a live look right now. quiet at 5:10. the airport projects it will be the basis since the pandemic began. it has broken the 40,000 passenger miles per hour per day. for a comparison, they reported within 765,000 passengers of all of last july. there is so much pent-up demand to travel, lisa. >> oh, yes. if you want to get away from the fog, you have to get out of town. maybe the sacramento valley. here is the roof camera. 56 degrees. 65 and breezy later on. ab d ho
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developing news. crews are preparing to demolish what remains of the collapse condo in surfside before tropical storm elsa takes aim at the state. we are taking a live look at what is currently left of the building. the demolition comes as the death toll climbs to 24. 121 are still missing more than a week after the disaster. abc7 news reporter christine sloan has details. >> reporter: preparations are underway to demolish what is left of champlain tower'suth. a
th ready.elsa turnintoward >> growing. this will protect search and rescue teams bearstill hopeful can do the demolition before the storm. we are hopeful the storm goes in another direction. we are proceeding as quickly as we can. >> reporter: officials say control demolition with explosive charges should have a minimal impact on the surrounding area, allowing crews to resume the search and rescue operation and even expand to areas they haven't been able to safely access. neighbors are struggling to deal with it all. >> there is so much love in this town. everybody watches out for each other. that connection is brought a deep sorrow. >> reporter: miami beach and other cities in the surrounding
area are conducting a thorough review of all condo high-rise buildings, hoping to prevent another tragedy. a few miles away, 300 residents of crestview towers in north miami beach forced to leave their homes. that is after an engineering report deemed it structurally and electrically unsafe. almost six months ago. city officials saying they just learned about it this week. >> nobody knew. i didn't know it was deemed unsafe since january. it's july 2? developing news. there are nine wildfires burning to the north of us right now. among the largest, the level wildfire and just south, the salt fire in shasta county. this is time-lapse video of the salt fire and it has burned 7500 acres and 5% contained.
firefighters have been strengthening containment lines alongside interstate 5. the fire has destroyed 41 buildings including 27 homes. evacuation orders remain in place. the level wildfire 36% contained and was sparked by a lightning strike and scorched within 24,000 acres. it is burning on the flanks of mt. shasta. it has forced the evacuation of 3500 people. firefighters are facing extreme conditions with temperatures expected to reach nearly 100 degrees. and the north bay, a mountain lion is becoming a common visitor. police say the animal was seen on the east side of petaluma following a series of sightings this past weekend. if it's the same cat, it is managing to cross highway 101. video shows a cougar prowling around a man's backyard. joe said he spotted it jump over a fence into his backyard
before leaving. be careful. many small businesses are struggling following pandemic restrictions. abc7 news reporter dustin dorsey, owners fear they may lose their shops if the city doesn't act quickly. >> reporter: in downtown san carlos, and debate is growing. the stretcher street has been closed since last summer to accommodate outdoor dining. the city council set is great for restaurants and residents but with california reopens, some say it's time for the street to reopen too. >> we are asking them to remove this so we can have business as well as the restaurants. >> reporter: laurel street is filled with family-owned businesses. the owner see the lack of parking and access to their stores have led to dire financial struggles. >> we are struggling. business is down 70%. >> four businesses have closed. to other businesses haven't signed a lease because they are saying if the street doesn't
open, they won't get enough customers to pay expenses. >> reporter: the barricades don't just cause problems for businesses, but for the customers as well. gail has shopped here for years and how did she get here when she found a parking spot? >> walk through the alley, get through the park to shop. it is ridiculous. >> it was challenging. they are focusing only on the restaurants. we have been here over 25 years, in san carlos, and we feel we were left alone. >> reporter: the consummate and voted against extending the street closure, but the vote passed and the road is closed until september 2022. there are no plans for review but wants to find a solution that works for everyone. >> we have an obligation to take care of everybody and find a way we can continue to have a robust downtown, but at the same time, not harm certain elements
>>people pa many as we can, let the restaurants survive, and let us survive as well. the way it is, most of us are going to be out of business sooner than later. let's get a check of the forecast with lisa. a lot of people will want to barbecue today and some might be disappointed. it is typical. temperatures are typical. the steady onshore flow has allowed for the mist and drizzle. the afternoon should be pretty pleasant in the inland valleys. if you are in a fog belt and you get the afternoon breeze, you are not warming up. we have had this for the last week. a system allowing for that but there is moisture moving up from the south allowing for showers and thunderstorms from the southern sierra through
red flag warning through 11:00 and south lake tahoe airport picked up 13 100s of an inch of rain. they did pick up a little bit of moisture. back home, it is 57 in castro valley. 60 in oakland. we have fog along the coast. 56 in the city with 57 in novato. a live look outside, it is cloudy out there. looking at mild to warm weather today for the fourth. you have to be away from the coastline, but we will clear out around the bay and clouds will be at the coast and bay for the fourth moving in around 7:00. looking at a wave of summer heat by next weekend. by the end of the week we will be warming up inland. here is a low look at the cloud, 8:00 this morning, still socked in. i 10:00, it is pulling back to the coast. plan60s
from pacifica to half moon bay. monday, look at the fog all the as opposed back, temperatures are pretty similar to what we have experienced the last few days. by 9:00 tonight, temperatures around 60 with clear skies in livermore. santa rosa, fog on the way. low 60s. upper 50s in oakland with fog. 57 in the city. redwood city 60. san jose clear and upper 60s. tuesday, very little change with mid-80s to upper 80s inland. 60s around the bay. by thursday, here comes the heat. numbers in the upper 90s in the. too early tor thatt
70, oakland. upper 70s in the south bay. a nice afternoon in san jose, 79 and the north bay. 82 in concord. the seven-day forecast, little change as we get through the holiday tomorrow. tuesday, about the same. wednesday we warm up a bit, but that's inland. by next weekend, everyone should be warmer with numbers in and around 80 around bayside communities. just ahead. it is a race against time liberty mutual customizes car insurance so you only pay for what you need. how much money can liberty mutual save you? one! two! three! four! five!
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>> reporter: summer in the italian alps and a desperate race against time in a bid to delay the snow melting, climate experts in northern italy are shielding the endangered glacier with massive sheets of cloth and covering some 120,000 square meters. authorities say around 70% of the snow can be saved over the summer with a protective cover aimed rays. >> the best we can do is extend the lifetime of the glacier by years. >> reporter: in the alps, climate change and increasing global temperature is threatening ski resorts and livelihoods. james witness the glaciers melting at an alarming rate. >> we need to think of climate change in the outer reaches of the world from greenland, antarctica, islands in the indian ocean. but is what happening here shows the changes are happening much closer to home.
>> reporter: around the globe, former glow being warming is causing them to meld. one telling us that if the trends continue, future scenarios predict a majority of the world's glaciers could be gone by 2100. envicallinoumexico's stat leak sparked a fireball that lit up the waters of the gulf of mexico. greenpeace mexico said the league appear to be caused by the failure of an odor water valve. the accident highlights the risk of mexico's policy of promoting fossil fuels. it is unclear how much environmental damage the gas leak and oceanic fireball had caused. it's more than five errors to put out the fire. new details in the santa cruz mountain treasure hunt. there is a winner and it took one clue. mary garcia and her sons found the box with the trophy and
$1000 inside. organizers posted the details on their page. two men organize the treasure hunt wanted to encourage people to get outside. they gave treasure seekers clues to take them to the hidden money in a state park. it was such a hit that organizers say they will do it again. a man in baton rouge is sharing a story as his time as a multibillionaire. he notice that chase had mistakenly deposited $50 billion into his chase bank account. he reported that right away. it took the bank four days to correct the error in for a few days, they were one of the richest families in the entire world. he said there was never a question of giving the money ho of there. still to come. local fire officials are on high alert. they are warning against using illegal fireworks. a dream come true for a
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ill the weather. plenty of fog out there. even mist and drizzle and we will continue that through the fourth of july. there is a look at emeryville where temperatures in the city are in the mid-50s. 60, oakland. 55, morgan hill. mt. tam, dry air with 68 degrees. relative humidity is at 39%. closer to the surface with the cloud cover, we are in good shape. 57, napa as well as the delta. breezy winds there. by 9:00, sunshine inland and
that will make its way across the bay. 3:00, mid-80s, antioch. 82, concord. low 70s in napa. 70, oakland should be the afternoon high with partly to mostly cloudy skies at the coast. that will lead to a typical fireworks scenario along the shoreline. we will talk about that coming up. the u.s. is falling short of joe biden's goal of getting 70% of american adults vaccinated with at least one dose by today. right now the number stands at 67%. that 7.4 million shots shy of the president's goal. as the delta variant spreads, there is concern over the millions who have missed their second dose. experts warn only those fully vaccin are adequately protected against the very and. despite the efforts of president biden and his administration, a new poll
shows vaccine hesitant americans reject the reported risk of the delta variant. according to the abc news washington post poll, 30% of adults say they haven't been vaccinated, say they are unlikely to do it. this group, 73% say officials are exaggerating the risk of the delta variant. 79% think they have little to no risk of getting sick from the virus. the delta variant accounts for more than a quarter of new cases in the country. it is something we need to take seriously. as concerns grow over the variant this holiday weekend, white house covid-19 response coordinator will talk about july 4 celebrations and the falling vaccination rate. you can watch the interview on this week with george stephanopoulos right here on abc7. cyber criminals have targeted a major i.t. services provider exposing hundreds of customers in the
u.s. and abroad to a ransomware attack. miami-based company said it has been compromised by a sophisticated cyber attack just before this weekend. the company says fewer than 1% of the clients have been impacted including a swedish grocery store chain. the systems were taken off-line by the attack. president biden has been breached briefed on the matter and the fbi is investigating. san francisco restaurant and communicate shin space has been reopened. a grand opening party kicks off at the space near 16th and valencia and partygoers will be treated to a glass of champagne, food, live music and speeches. mayonnaise has been busy planning it's civic, political and arts programming to get back on track. the fourth of july is the first major holiday since california reopened its economy of trade challenging 15 months. cornell barnard says the festivities come with words of
warning. >> reporter: there is a block was out and the grill st sizzling with free burgers for fans who were ready to party like the hazard anderson's. >> being out with the family for the first time in a year. enjoying beautiful weather and celebrating in the new normal. >> i am vaccinated. things are looking up. >> reporter: the block party will continue on independence day from 11:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. fireworks will light up the san francisco waterfront july 4. thousands are expected. firefighters are pleading with folks to leave the pyrotechnics to the pros but they know not everyone will listen. >> fireworks in san francisco are illegal for a reason. >> reporter:announcement after
fireworks cause more than 100 grass fires last july 4. firefighters drove through a barrage of bottle rockets, responding to calls.oms weing f,ery single one of those have an ignitable amber. >> reporter: firefighters demonstrated how fast a sparkler can start a grass fire on a dry hillside. less than one minute. >> we saw in seconds fires that were at the point where no homeowner with a garden hose could extinguish them. >> reporter: extra firefighters will be on duty this holiday weekend, and most expect to be busy. a 12-year-old from san francisco is one of the stars of pixar's lewis film. she's a big fan of pixar film so it was a dream come true.
take a listen. th me. thmillion things you think you can't do. all you need is a chance to try. >> luca is a is story. >> the underdogs have to look out for each other. >> there is a twist which is luca is a sea monster. everyone is afraid of sea monsters. >> i not pretend. >> that creates a big problem. you will laugh but you will also cry. sometimes at the same time. it is an emotional film and has incredible messages. accepting yourself and accepting others for who they are. there is the strong female lead
character ofshis about girl pow that is an important message that needs to be shared. >> leave them alone. >> my name is emma and i'm 12 years old and i voice julia and pixar's latest film, luca. i enjoy doing school plays. i always wanted to be the main character. my mom signed me up for a summer clap right did a production of annie. i continued doing local feeders in the bay area. i kept training. i did dancing and voiceover. acting training. that is how i got my start. i performed in a show called gypsy i played the role of baby june and i got nice words in a newspaper. it definitely motivates me. from there, i got a call back. three months later, i got the
part of guilia. this is my first film and it is a disney pixar movie. that's insane and crazy. the character stood out to me. i related to her because we're both passionate and determined and hard-working, but we are outgoing and goofy. her catchphrases funny. >> too much? >> there were challenging parts of doing this accent. i worked with my dialect and voiceover coach who helped me a lot with the italian. after wright got the park, to celebrate, i went to this beautiful italian resident restaurant. i also met a waiter here who is an italian native and fluent in italian and i had zoom sessions
with him where he taught me italian. introduced me more to the language. i wanted to understand the language a little more and now the melody. he was reading everything on the menu with the italian pronunciation for me. it was helpful. i understood the language better. >> he just came from italy. his accent was very strong italian accent. >> i want to continue doing acting. i want to go to college and learn new things, and i want to work at pixar doing animation or storyboard design. it is so crazy. it is so cool. i want to learn more about it. >> that is so cool. luca is streaming on disney plus and disney is the parent company pixar and abc7. still ahead.
the san francisco symphony returns for its annual summer performance at stern grove festival. it's a special fourth of july concert. the symphony started its in- person series two days ago. stern grove will not be livestreaming the event. reservations are free and still open. the concert starts at 2:00 this afternoon. let's get a look outside. >> you can count on the cloud cover it stern grove. upper 50s to near 60 here.
we have been rebounding into the 80s. sunny and pretty warm and nice conditions in the inland valleys. we will talk about the rest of the bay area when we come back. the nba finals are set and the giants go down to the fire in arizona. for the second st what if you could push a button and less carbon would be put into the air. if there were a button that would help you use less energy, breathe cleaner air, and even take on climate change... would you press it?
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giants opened up summer camp as they prepared for a 60 game pandemic shortened season. halfway through, the giants entered saturday night with the best record in baseball taking on a team with the worst. the arizona diamondbacks. this one trying to get his mascot just right. mike yastrzemski deep to write. he tried to go spider-man to catch this one. giants up. arizona down until nick takes sammy long to right field. arizona takes the lead. austin slater, here is how you break out of a slump. 6-5, giants. jake mcgee will throw a scoreless ninth for his 16th say. the giants win. 52 and 30 overall. the a's and red th
game. here he is again. a liner and a chance to win the game. he's out by a good chunk. week keep playing into the 12th inning. nfen fals. flyball. it goes e e had 14 points and hobbled khris middleton the man. 23 in the third and finished with a game-high 32, scoring all over the floor. milwaukee led by 20 in the fourth but atlanta makes a run. defense to offense. the dunk and the hawks are within six. 90 seconds to go.
brook lopez, the alley-oop. the books win and advanced to their first nba finals since 1974. the deer district going nuts. game one of the finals tuesday night on abc7. the earthquakes trying to snap a winless streak. san jose defense turns to offense. he scores in the 15th minute. minnesota scores the next two. san jose, he buries it. his first career goal right there made it 2-2. the winless streak is at eight. that is your look at sports. let's get a check of the forecast, lisa. another five minutes to the official sunrise. dsanfog th8:35.
forestor out,for veral days. it h enoucompanion. the sierr /1 of precip at the south lake tahoe airport. they got thunderstorms. a little moisture associated with some of these storms. they have breezy winds and not looking at terrible conditions with those lightning strikes. it is gray out there with temperatures in the 50s downtown. 60, oakland. 62, mountain view. mid-50s morgan hill and half moon bay. 50s in santa rosa. upper 50s, novato. the winds over 35 miles per hour by the delta with 60 in
concord. temperatures have been pretty seasonal. if you are around where the fog clears or it doesn't clear, those are the a cooler locations and some of the winds have been breezy through the afternoon. 68 degrees with a high of 91. mild to warm today for the fourth of july. that's away from the coast. clouds at the coast and moving into the bay locally by this evening for the with of july fireworks. and a wave of summer heat will arrive into the latter part of this week and next weekend. looks like triple digits in the forecast. with the fog over the area today, temperatures will stay comfortable from the 80s. this is 2:00. don't count on a lot of sunshine from montero. a little afternoon sun. monday morning, lots of fog through the east ba pulls back again and we will
have this right through about the middle of the week and that's when high pressure will build in from the south. as we look at the fog, it is pushing over the bay into berkeley. those cities, partly cloudy skies. temperatures from the upper 50s to upper 60s. this is a look at the week ahead. upper 80s. by thursday, friday, saturday triple digits arriving. 76, santa clara. san bruno, low 70s this afternoon. mid-60s downtown. sonoma, 80. oakland, 74. inland, 86 in antioch and lower 80s in dublin. the accuweather seven-day forecast. steady pattern through the next several days with low clouds and fog. 60s, coast. mid-to upper 80s inland.
by thursday we bring on the heat to the inland valleys. could see 100 degrees by the end of the workweek inland. then the heat makes its way across the bay through next weekend. >> weather today. as we celebrate america's independence, there's another celebration happening to pay tribute to a chapter of u.s. history that isn't widely known. more than 400 chinese-american veterans who served in the u.s. armed forces during world war ii are being honored with a congressional gold medal. the first of three ceremonies took place yesterday in san francisco chinatown. it's been a long time coming to celebrate the 20,000 chinese americans who served their country. >> these men and women served with dignity and for the rights they did not necessarily earn t
who now enjoy those privileges of being amgod. >> her father emigrated from southern china at the age of 13 and enlisted in the u.s. navy at 22. he was of ordered medal after medal for his service in the south pacific during the war. another july 4 two attrition. another nathan's hot dog right now, she's not thinking about her work
or her schedule. hi baby. -hey ma, how are you doing? i'm doing good, how are you? good. we are just on our way back from the beach. she's not thinking about her next appearance or even her book tour. no, she's thinking about something more important. and thankfully so is her automobile. the safest, most technologically advanced car we have ever introduced. cares for what matters. the new s-class. from mercedes-benz. this unplugged device is protecting our beautiful coastlines and more. put off chores and use less energy from 4 to 9 pm to help keep our state golden.
san jose very own joey chestnut will drivers 14th win it nathan's hot doeating contest. chestnut currently holds the world record of 75 hot dogs and buns in 10 minutes. the historic july 4 contest dates back 100 years and you can watch a competition at 9:00 this morning on our sister network espn. there will be an encore presentation at 1:00. always very impressive he can do that year after year. next, fireworks in the bay area. a look behind the scenes as crews look for the return of the tradition. is it safe to attend shows without a face mask?
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today is the first make holiday since california's reopening. the bay area is getting ready to celebrate in a way that hasn't been possible in two years. don't leave the mask at home just yet. good morning, it is sunday, july 4. happy independence day. i'm liz kreutz. and you are watching abc7 news at 6:00 a.m. live on abc7, hulu live and wherever you stream. we will have more on how the bay area is celebrating in a moment. first, let's get over to lisa argen for a look at the holiday forecast. good morning. lots of clouds out there in the