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brand new warning the u.s. surgeon general is giving this morning. campfire so many of us escaped basically with our lives. >> it is a war in a way. >> cal fire's modern day cavalry calling in new tools normally meant for the military as a new wildfire explodes. good morning on this thursday, july 15th. you're watching abc 7 mornings live on abc 7, hulu live and wherever you stream. we're going to start with mike's forecast. >> we're lucky to have the marine layer. it's mitigated our fire threat so far because of the drizzle. if it we get another heat wave, that could change quickly. stand down a little bit and enjoy the breeze coming off that ocean. 16 at oakland. 15 at concord. here's a look from mountain. the sun about to crest the clouds. it's going to be a gorgeous sunrise. if not, you'll have to wait
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until the morning or afternoon for sunshine. some areas along the coast especially the peninsula. not getting much sunshine. 57 there. 60s around the bay. mainly 70s inland. anywhere from 6 to 11 degrees below average. our coolest day moving forward, i'll show you when the mmhe rur >> thank u. the search for missing father in the east bay has come to an end. loved ones are not giving up hope. >> philip kreycik hasn't been seen since saturday. amy hollyfield is live with where the search stands this morning. hi, amy. >> reporter: hi there. it's gated up. the command post center has been torn down. volunteers aren't giving up hope. they're going to keep looking. that official intense search you've been seeing happening coming out of here all week, that is over. authorities packed it all up yesterday. they say this is now concluded.
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one search and rescue team member did say this could be the largest operation they've done in 45 years. hundreds of people have been searching the park area since saturday looking for philip kreycik of berkeley. he told his wife he would be going on a trail run in the area. he never returned. his car was found in the trail head parking lot and his phone was found inside as well. kreycik is a married father of two. his wife says she is not giving up. >> he's extremely fit mentally and physically. i ask people to have faith with us and that he is out there alive waiting for us. that we ask that people continue to help us. we will bring him home together. the sheriff's department says if you look at the map of all the ground they have veit's hard to imagine that they haven't found him. they are considering the
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possibility that he is not in the area. pleasanton police say every detective in the department has been assigned to this case. volunteers say they will do one final search today. so they plan to meet here at 9:00 this morning. live in pleasanton, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. there's a new warning this morning about an urgent threat to public health. >> the u.s. surgeon general says misinformation is threatening the government's response to covid-19. jobina with the details. >> this is the first surgeon general's advisory of the biden administration. it says misinformation has hindered the country's vaccination efforts sewing mistrust among the general public. the notice says many people are rejecting public health measures and using unproven treatments and this has prolonged the pandemic. the u.s. surgeon general says social media has left misinformation spread far and wide. it's let misinformation spread far and wide. he's calling on tech companies
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to crack down on misinformation and for the general public to talk to their friends and family about getting vaccinated. the latest data shows the biden administration has finally reached its goal of fully vaccinating 160 million americans. but it still hasn't reached its goal of getting 70% of adults vaccinated with shot. president biden wanted to reach that mark by july 4th. a wildfire threatening a california town scarred by the camp fire in 2018. the dixie fire has forced an evacuation warning in butte county. that's not far from paradise where a wildfire killed 85 people less than three years ago. >> camp fire. so many of us escaped basically with our lives. seeing the plumes of smoke it really raises everyone's anxiety level. >> cal fire says crews were working through the night to
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put containment lines in. so far the dixie fire has burned 2200 acres and there's no containment. fire crews have stopped forward progress of a wildfire that burned 12 miles west of novato. sky 7 was above the wildfire. an aerial attack on the flames used water from the reservoir. fire crews say the fire did not threaten buildings. it is now 32 acres. you can keep track of these fires with our exclusive abc 7 wildfire tracker. the interactive map shows you where fires are spreading and information on the fire fight in realtime. you can go to that at click the climate watch section. as climate change creates a longer more intense fire season, cal fire has a new weapon in the north bay. this parade of fire wkjust arun they have a cruising speed of 160 miles an hour. they can fight fires at night thanks to a water tank of 1000-
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gallons. fire hawks can transport more than three times the amount of water that a normal helicopter can carry. it's a converted blackhawk helicopter which is an aircraft designed for war. >> it is a war in a way. but it can carry more crew. it's a safer aircraft with two engines and it can deliver more water to the fire faster. >> another advantage the choppers can drop water on a wildfire from just 60 feet above. cal fire plans to launch a total of 11 fire hawks. warning signs in surfside. the first 911 calls from right before the collapse of the champlain tower south. new clues on what might have happened. sunscreen recall. a new alert to know about from neutrogena and aveeno this morning. california's drought damage. worries about the power grid. a gorgeous sunrise and our marine layer. doesn't that look fantastic? i'm going to cover it just for a second to show you our air
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new developments in california's extreme drought emergency. the second largest dam in the state lake oroville in butte county is in danger of having to shut down its power because of low water levels. it provides enough electricity to 800,000 homes in the area. but if the water gets 20 to 40 feet lower it may not be abth tb ldha shut down power for the first time since its creation in 1967. >> i'm seeing islands out on the lake that i've never seen before. i've been fishing this lake since the 80s. >> the water is about a third of where it should be this time
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of year. mike. >> let's take a look at what's going on there. as far as the percent of historic average, it is the lowest at 37% of what it should normally be filled with this time of the year. now as far as the capacity, only san luis has less water compared to its capacity at 27% where oroville is only at 29%. that's how desperate things are getting. a couple of areas of drizzle up around tilden park. if you're driving through the east bay hills you'll need the windshield wipers from time to time. breezy and choppy on the water. comfortable conditions for r your stops. mass transit stops. temperatures, 51 in pacific app. around 59 in redwood city. most of us in the 50s this morning. that's where we'll stay through 7:00. as we head into the noon and 4:00 hour, temperatures will be cooler than yesterday. 50s, 60s and mainly 70s. all right. let's take a look at that
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morning commute. more with jobina. >> hi, mike. thank you. the metering lights are on the at bay bridge toll plaza. they flipped on at 6:06. look at the car pool lanes. they're basically empty. just a note from the metropolitan transportation commission, they are trying to push people to get those car pool lanes and especially now that so many people are vaccinated, hop in with a colleague and ride to work if you can and avoid that backup. live look in it san jose looking live at 101. very clear conditions in the south bay and pretty much things are moving at the limit across the bay area. that usual slowdown coming out of tracy. bart's late night service is back partially. bart will run four limited trains that will leave thleave station. bart will resume its full late night schedule operating mondays through saturdays in about two and a half weeks on
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august 2nd. >> thank you. there's now a new effort to help get victims of violence some help in san francisco. the power of the human body. the new way you might soon be able to charge your phone fast. simone biles with shocking admission. >> when the summer games were postponed in 2020, did you think about giving it all up? >> the new sit-down interview as she makes the trek to tokyo and the new twist you'll see in this year's team usa uniforms. as we head to break, let's take a live look outside at 6:12. the sun is coming up and it's stunning. we'll be right back.
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and confusion among residents and witnesses as the building came down. several callers wondered if there was some sort of explosion or an earthquake. >> what's your emergency? >> yes, i'm in champlain towers, something's going on here. you've got to get us out of here. >> you're in your apartment right now? >> yes, but half the building's gone. >> seems like something underground. everything exploded. >> which the first 911 calls came in just after 1:00 a.m. on june 24th. the calls grew more frequent and urgent by the moment. one woman was on the line with dispatchers as she frantically tried to escape from the garage. >> the roof collapsed in the building. a bunch of us are in the garage but we cannot get out. we're going back up the stairwell. the garage is inundated with water. we don't know where the water is coming from. >> abc news has obtained documents indicating that as far back as 1996 inspectors were calling for repairs to the garage and pool. that's just 15 years after the
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building went up. while repairs were made, investigators will be looking at this closely as they work to determine what caused the collapse. reggie. >> thank you. there's a new effort to help gun violence victims and their families deal with trauma. the nonprofit crime survivors for safety and justice will provide a $100,000 grant to eight survivor-led organizations in california. >> this is where my brother mitchell died. he was shot and killed right here where this car is parked. >> the nonprofit made this documentary about how underserved communities often can't get access to victims compensation funds. it's working to get cash assistance to survivors and families. us for us in san francisco is one group getting part of the grant. >> young people waiting a long time to get buried. tombstones not being ready. >> ask we know that having access to services and support immediately after a crime reduces the likelihood of more violence. >> nonprofits are calling on city and county leaders to match those grant funds
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survivors carry on. five neutrogena and aveeno sunscreens are being recalled. some samples were found to have low levels of benzene which can cause cancer with repeated exposure. here are the affected products. aveeno protect and refresh. that's a spray sunscreen then four neutrogena spray sunscreens with the labels beech defense, cool dry sport, invisible daily defense and ultra sheer. new at 6:00, you've heard of solar power, wind power. what about sweat power? researchers at uc san diego looked at how sweat can be used to power electronics. after studying all sorts of sweat from armpits to feet they found the area with the highest concentration of sweat glands is actually on your fingertips. a small device that wraps around your finger like a band aid can be used to harvest that energy. researchers are developing sweat powered sensors that can track a runner's acceleration
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or a diabetic's glucose levels. this is a game changer for future wearable tech. >> that actually is pretty cool. >> it sounds totally made up. >> fingers? >> fingers sound made up. no, finger sweat powering things. what in the world? >> do you sweat on your fingers? >> i sweat everywhere. >> yeah, i was my fingers? forehead. back of the head. neck. other areas. >> i'm excited. >> let's do it. >> i hope it happens. that'd be pretty cool. on a day like today, maybe not so much. this weekend, yeah, you'll be working up a little more sweat as the heat is coming back into the forecast. don't these two complement each other. seeing the sunrise and the morning marine layer clouds. knowing this cloud deck and some of the drizzle that's dropping this morning is going to keep us from overheating today. the cloud deck has made it farther into our neighborhoods than it did yesterday.
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you can see from our walnut creek camera. that slower sunshine means we'll have spring-like warmth today instead of summer-like warmth. widespread clouds and patchy drizzle. enjoy that spring warmth this afternoon. we do have summer heat returning to many neighborhoods this weekend. 74 at san jose. to los gatos about 78. 70s will be rare on the peninsula. mainly mid to upper 60s. look how much cooler it'll be at the coast and how much cloudier. temperatures in the upper 50s there. we'll try to break out sunshine around downtown. right around 60 to 61. north bay coast going to be breezier than yesterday with upper 50s. breezes keep your valleys not too hot either. temperatures in the low to mid70s. cloverdale, northward. 62 in nd. in oa 69 in freemont the warm spot for the east bay. as you head inland. we have mid to upper 70s. low to mid80s out near the
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delta where the breeze will hang around. look around the state. 100 in fresno. 110 in palm springs. some of the excessive heat is starting to wane a little bit everywhere else. back at home, temperatures back in the 50s. drizzle at the coast. drizzle in the east bay hills. a repeat of this morning. tomorrow afternoon, look at that jump. about 2 to 6 degrees as a minor warmup begins. by saturday we're closer to average. sunday we'll be a little bit above average with 70s, 80s and 90s sunday, monday and tuesday. our warmest days in the forecast. look for a little more fog saturday and sunday morning also. >> thanks, mike. good morning america coming up at 7:00 on abc 7. >> and ginger zee has a look at what's ahead. >> good morning, reggie and kumasi. another morning, another city. i'm coming at you from boston because we are rising and shining in massachusetts. which i'll get to in a bit. we have to talk about all of the other headlines coming up on gma. nearly 30 tornadoes zeroing in on iowa. i'll have the latest pictures and then we'll have these
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videos coming from arizona. four to five inches of rain falling super quickly. the monsoon is working again, but a little too fast and furious. they're under flash flood watch. i'll be tracking that. the nearly 70 large uncontained wildfires all of you are far too familiar with. we'll get into the forecast for fire too. then we have to talk about covid. of course we do. the latest on the pandemic and the delta variant fueling concerns as kids go back to school. what's that going to mean and does it look any different? cdc director is going to join us live to discuss that. then it's time to rise and shine in boston. well, in massachusetts. we don't just have stories from it here. we have them from all over the state. how the bay state is bouncing back post pandemic and you know we've got surprises.
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2-2. one time bucks star and all time great kareem abdul jab bar was in the building for this one. giannis, is that the greek freak? >> yeah. >> thank you. can we just say that? now it is a best of three game series to win it all. you can watch game five saturday night at 6:00 p.m. starting with nba countdown at 5:30. then catch after the game with larry beil. i mean right after the game. it says it in the name. officials in tokyo are pulling out all the stops to hold a safe and secure olympic games. >> the city's been under a state of emergency because of covid-19 with more than 1000 new cases reported just yesterday. so organizers are trying to cut the number of people who will be attending the opening ceremony. there will not be any spectators, that includes family members. athletes have to arrive five days before their event so they can quarantine and have to leave 48 hours after they
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finish competing. olympic champions are going to put the medals around their own necks and handshakes and hugs are prohibited. this morning we're hearing from olympic gymnast zip moan biles. she told kaylee hartung about the tough choice she had to make last year. >> did you think about giving it all up? >> yes. at the end of the day it was the uncertainty. we knew the games were postponed. we didn't know for how long. then a little bit after they announced for how long and i was like okay, well if i take a little bit of time off i think i can do this. you know, mentally and physically it's just so draining. >> you can watch more of that interview with biles coming up at 7:00 on gma. the u.s. women's gymnastics team is in tokyo this morning after a big sendoff at sfo at sf yesterday. ralph lauren is making an alteration to the outfits for the flag bearers. the company has built in
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personal ac. it's a special technology that use as fan at the back of the neck. it's going to keep them cool while they're holding that flag for hours. the rest of team usa will wear tailored navy blazers made of wool. >> that's -- i've never heard of that. all right. top stories at 6:30. sending help for richard sherman. his wife telling police what was happening. if you're sick of seeing trash in san francisco, there's a new easy way to get it up. free britney. the pop star's victory in court. my interview with ayesha curry. she's empowering women with her new bay area business. the meaning behind the name and location and all the things you'll find inside. but right now a live look outside at 6:26. good m
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i know in my heart of hearts that he's out there. >> our top stories now at 6:30, holding out hope. a family left with no answers this morning speaking only to abc 7 news. still no trace of their husband and father as volunteers prepare for one final search. plus ride share switchup. the new post pandemic change lyft just announced while you were sleeping. july started as just a mantra to find those things that bring joy into your life. >> one on one with ayesha curry. jobina's exclusive interview with the chef and entrepreneur and how she's been taking advantage of the pandemic by offering a whole new space in oakland just for you. it's thursday, july 15th. you're watching abc 7 mornings live on abc 7, hulu live and wherever you stream.
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before we get to those stories, we want to check in with mike. >> gray this morning. some sunshine this afternoon. comfortable temperatures. a beautiful shot from om om om this morning. they'll be more stubborn today as the winds have picked up just a little bit off the ocean. a little slower sunshine means temperatures will be 57 in at half moon bay to barely 60 in san francisco. low to upper 60s around the bay and low to upper 70s inland. we could reach 82 in antioch. ih fairfield, 81. warmest temperatures lake port around 90. >> thank you. it's now been five days since 37-year-old philip kreycik went for a run in the east bay. this morning his family's making an emotional plea and vowing to continue the search for him. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield live for us in
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pleasanton. amy. >> hi there, yeah. foothill high school is no longer a command post. it's now just an empty parking lot. everyone has pulled out of here but volunteers tell us they are not giving up hope. even though the search is now officially over. authorities have been dispatching search teams from here every day since saturday. they have been going through the pleasanton ridge regional park area looking for 37-year- old philip kreycik of berkeley. he vanished saturday after telling his wife he was going for a trail run. his car was found in the parking lot along with his phone and he had even mapped out his route on a runner's app. his family believes he's out there waiting for help. >> reporter: i know in my z. >> i know he's alive. he's waiting for us. he's probably maybe injured. dehydrated and delirious. >> one of the things we want to do is make sure that everybody who has property that's even
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remotely close to the park boundaries, please search for out buildings and your barns and your ditches. your backyards. wherever you might think a person who is not in his right mind might try to hide. >> reporter: authorities say they have thoroughly searched the area with hundreds of people. they've used search dogs and helicopters. they have detectives working the investigation behind the scenes. they are trying to piece together his timeline of that morning. they're asking anyone who saw him to please give them a call. they do not have a single witness who saw him on the trail that day. volunteers say they want to give this one more try. they will meet here at 9:00 this morning. they will head out to search the area one more time. live in pleasanton, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> thank you. we have new details about the vta gunman's previous interactions with law
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enforcement. our media partners obtained federal documents an an interaction between samuel cassidy and airport customs agents in 2016. the report has notes from agents about cassidy having quote, dark thoughts about harming people. it's unclear why that information wasn't passed on to local authorities. santa clara county da is meeting with officials to discuss this issue. now to the covid-19 pandemic. health officials are noticing more young adults and kids in the hospital because of the delta variety. they're predicting an increase in hospital admissions over the next month. most new patients are unvaccinated people between 20 and 40 years old and because covid vaccines aren't available to kids under 12 yet, officials are worried children might be more likely to get sick. cdc director dr. rochelle walensky talked about vaccination rates live this morning. >> our 12 to 17-year-olds, only 30% of them are vaccinated across the country whereas our greater than 65-year-olds over
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80 percent of them are vaccinated. what we're seeing is that people are coming into the hospital when they're unvaccinated. >> you can watch more of the interview coming up at 7:00 on gma after abc 7 mornings. governor newsom says the time for californians who are behind on rent to sign up for the state's rent relief program is as we speak. >> $5.2 billion to pay 100% of your back rent to april of last year. to pay 100% of your rent through september 30th of this year if you've been impacted directly by covid-19. >> the governor saying it's unlikely the state's eviction moratorium will be extended beyond september. a minimum wage job is far the bay area. pay for in this is according to new analysis from the national low income housing coalition. the ys it takes equivalent of four full time minimum wage jobs for a worker
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in san francisco or a san jose worker to afford a two bedroom apartment and still be able to pay bills. researchers say since 1979 incomes for executives grew at six times the rate of growth for low income workers. if you're tired of complaining about the trash in had san francisco, the city just launched a way for you to be a part of the solution. and this time the city is bringing in it private help and volunteers. this is called shine on sf. you can call 311 to file a trash report and then community organizers will be ready to respond. >> it will come to our teams to be able to dispatch people to address the issue immediately and we'll be able to close that by showing a photograph of the cleaned area. >> the city still has an army of street cleaners to do some of the work and as you see the mayor doing here in this video, you can write down your thoughts about what makes the city shine and thngthat on tpop
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city. former 49er richard sherman due in court for disturbing 911 calls. new accounts of what went wrong as his wife is now sharing her side of the story. the price hike problem you're feeling the pinch from your gas tank to your refrigerator. tattoo temptation. one place now offering maybe the strangest buy one get one deal we've seen yet. plus let's take a live look at the new york stock exchange. down right now by about 86:00 points. another update next. sometimes it's just seeing a little bit of yourself in a situation you didn't know you could be a part of to give you that inspiration. >> catching up with the curries. jobina's exclusive one on one interview with ayesha curry on what she's been up to during the pandemic. first jobina is here with a check on your commute. >> thank you. good morning. we're going to start off a i'f not reported . you're going to face a slowdown
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on southbound 880. speeds down to around 21 miles per hour. this is involving a big rig and two other cars at the moment. live picture here. metering lights came on at 6:06. a little later than we've been seeing because as i mentioned to you yesterday, if you were with us the metering lights have been coming on before 6:00 a.m. traffic is backed up through the maze. that's why i wanted to bring in our emoryville camera here. speeds are under the limit as you travel westbound. now we're going to check in with mike. looks cloudy out there. >> yeah. good observation there. cloudier. a little mist and drizzle in the air. that means we're going to have a great afternoon. ideal conditions. the coolest they've be moving forward. there will be some strong sunshine. remember that you can burn in about 15 to 20 minutes. we have the small craft advisory from 3:00 to 9:00. the usual spot. golden gate bridge. noters of the bay bridge through the delta. in fact you can see the winds bringing the clouds all the way into some of our east bay
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valleys. let's take a look at the pollen out there. it'll be moderate. mainly tree once again. you can see that uv index all the way as we head into the weekend. temperatures if it you're hein the south bay, cloudy and mid to upper 50s. except for los gatos at about 52 degrees. that's one of our spots along with bogabay at 50. san pablo, winds at 51. most of us in the mid to upper 50s. watch the cloud cover a little bit slower today. from the golden gate bridge down to the san mateo bridge. mainly 60s at noon. a few 70s inland. those will grow as we head into the afternoon hours. back to 7:00, you can see the clouds making a quick return to the east. and temperatures falling into the 50s and 60s around the bay and 60s and 70s inland. it'll be a delightful evening. hope you enjoy it. i want to take a look at other high temperatures around the bay today. this is sponsored by visit
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your joint damage could progress. enbrel. eligible patients may pay as little as $5 per month. former 49er richard sherman is expected to appear in court today in washington state. >> he's currently in jail and facing several charges including burglary, domestic violence and resisting arrest. jobina at the live desk with that 911 call from his wife. >> investigators say this started early yesterday morning. state police received a call about a possible drunk driver
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entering a construction zone. a short time later richard sherman's wife ashley moss called police for help. >> i need officers to my house now. my husband is drunk. richard, please stop. >> she claims the former 49er tried to break into her parent's home in the seattle area. police say taking sherman into custody was challenging. >> mr. sherman physically resisted officers efforts to take him into custody. a canine was deployed to assist. >> today sherman is expected to face burglary, domestic violence, resisting arrest and malicious mischief charges in court. police are also recommending dui and hit and run charges. sherman joined the 49ers in 2018 after playing for the seattle seahawks. he also played at stanford. sherman is currently a free agent. kumasi. >> thank you. new developments in britney hire h la tightenedo
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wi say free you say britney. >> fans welcomed the news of her own lawyer outside of a court if l.a. yesterday. the new lawyer entered spears' father step down as coconservator. that was rejected for now. >> one thing that everybody has lost sight of in all of the controversy, all of the litigation and all of the drama is what is in the best interest of britney spears. >> spears reiterated her desire to have the conservatorship end calling it quote, cruelty. another hearing is set for september. today marks the 24th anniversary of the murder of fashion designer gianni verasce. a startling discovery was made inside his former miami beach mansion. police are investigating after housekeeping found two bodies yesterday in a hotel room at the south beach landmark. officials have not identified the men or how they died.
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verasce was shot and killed outside the property in 1997. that home has operated as a hotel since 2015. you can expect prices for every day products to remain high for the next few months. in particular if you're trying to buy a used car or truck those prices were up 10.5% in june from just one month ago. hotels and groceries like beef, poultry, fish and eggs also up. jerome powell addressed the out of control inflation before a house committee. >> inflation has increased notably and will likely remain elevated in coming months before moderating. >> inflation is a tax hike on every day consumers and small businesses. inflation is accelerating at the fastest pace in 13 years. >> powell said inflation metrics are being exaggerated by the fact that prices crashed last spring. there's some help on the way for millions of families with the new child tax credit
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rolling out. $15billion have gone out via direct deposit. each family is eligible for up to $250 per child. $300 per child for kids under 6 years old. the average monthly payment will be about $425. the first round of payments are monthly through december. taking a live look at the new york stock exchange as trading gets underway. we are are down about 124 points. lyft is bringing back shared rides. the ride hailing service says it'll be available in chicago, denver and philadelphia starting monday. then it's going to expand to other cities. riders will have three options to pick from they want to share a ride. a 15 to 30 minute wait, a 5 to 10 minute wait and a less than 10 minute wait. you do have to pay attention to the rules that apply. you can only book a ride for yourself, no guests. masks are still required and you still can't sit in the front passenger seat or in the
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middle seat. families on a tight budget could feel the strain this year when it comes to back to school shopping. the economy is part of our effort to build a better bay area. the tax audit firm kpmg surveyed more than 3000 consumers and parents are going to be spending an average of $268 per child which is up $21 from last year. california stimulus checks arriving in september may help with those expenses. if you cannot afford school supplies because of rising gas and food prices, you should contact your child's teacher. >> families should reach out to say what's most important, how do i prioritize or even i can't afford any of this, can you make sure the school provides those. the school is required to provide those supplies. >> shoes are in high demand this year since many kids are returning to in person learning. >> maybe this will help. happening today, free backpacks will be available for kids in the north bay.
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the marin county free library and first five marin are teaming up for this give away. a pencil, paper, crayons and play dough. today's give away will be at at the south novato branch at noon. one player is celebrating and saying good-bye to an old friend. >> only gotten to know one side of you. and i'm really ready for the 3d version of our fans. so for old tame's sake, go bears. >> that is cal center michael saying good-bye to the card board cutouts. the bears kick off the season at home september 4th. opening a new business during the pandemic was tough for thousands of people across the country. that includes chef and entrepreneur ayesha curry. >> she eventually made it
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happen. jobina is here with how she's creating jobs and empowering women. >> i spoke with her earlier this week. it was honestly just so nice. i felt light, airy talking about intentions. finding joy. >> bread pudding. >> okay. i'm going to get to that. so she opened her new shop in oakland. it's called sweet july. this is an interview you will only see on abc 7 news. >> so today we are having -- >> ayesha curry is showing me how to activate healthy sleep with her sweet dreams tea. it's a big day inside her shop. it opened in oakland at the beginning of the year but the pandemic really put a damper on the whole community building aspect of the space until now. >> where did this whole idea come from? >> sweet july started out as just a mantra to find those things that bring joy into your life whether they be big or small and figure out ways to celebrate them every day. for me all of my kids were born
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in july and i got married in july and it was this time of like extreme happiness. >> curry has created a place where she and others can nd tha that morning cup of coffee or tea. it's your skin e store i just >> the businesses. right th the companies that are featured in here owned by women. black women. the products. i'm assuming that was all intentional. >> is absolutely. we're extremely particular about the brands that we collaborate with and feature in the store. there's something in it here for everyone. but i do love, you know, backing my girls. like i'm not even going to front. >> sweet july goes beyond the brick and mortar. website, e-commerce and a
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quarterly magazine celebrating diversity, elevating emerging brands and basically the store is bringing those pages to life. >> representation does matter and sometimes it's just seeing a little bit of yourself in a situation you didn't know you could be a part of to give you that inspiration and that push forward to know you can. >> intention is clearly behind every move here. right down to sweet july's location. >> and oakland's a place that has nurtured my family, my husband and i since we started into our adulthood. started our family here. it's a up to that's just always embraced us. on top of that, this block we're on is a little u shaped is full of businesses owned and run by women, black women. >> if you're in the neighborhood, i have a recommendation. >> that bread pudding is fire and people need to know about it. >> thank you. thank you. yes. >> what's in there? >> so that's our -- those are signatures. i actually created those initially at home and now we
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work with a bakery because people do love it and they come in so much. >> we're talking white chocolate, lemon, vegan banana bread and savory him and cheese. somewhen you started talking ab the food. >> it did bring me joy. thank you for that. it was just so nice to see she's continued to invest in oakland. they have no plans to stop doing that. they love the town. we appreciate that. >> it looked like somewhere you want to go and be and spend some time. >> exactly. >> you just hold your mug and look at a book. >> nice to see you. >> good to see you too. >> you have to lean back. >> it's a vibe. >> happy saturday to you. >> give us sweet july. yes. there is it. >> can we go any other month?
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>> every month. yes. >> i love it. >> can we call them the first family? >> of the bay? i think that's fair. >> that makes sense. >> from now >> abc 7 policy. you can see that from the roof camera, little drizzle out there. nice morning for a cup of hot coffee or hot tea. you can see the flags and the ferry building they're relaxed. they will pick up as we head throughout the day. look what they're doing, pushing the marine layer deeper into our neighborhoods. slower sunshine. with the drizzle being more prevalent this morning that's going to lock in our coolest afternoon moving forward. we'll have the same pattern develop tonight and spring turns to summer warmth as we head through the weekend. down in the south bay from from in sunnyvale. on the peninsula, mid to upper 60s. there's redwood city at 72. over at the coast, temperatures
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lookt that gr wi a than it did yesterday. upper 50s to near 60 along the north bay coast. we have the same breeze around 3:00 this afternoon. doesn't quite reach lakeport. you'll be in the mid80s to near 90 degrees. 62 in richmond. most affected by the breeze. we have mid to upper 60s elsewhere. as you move inland, mainly mid to upper 70s until you get out to the delta. tonight, about the same as this morning. you see the splotches of green along the coast in the east bay hills. yesterday we had a southeast wind in the middle and upper parts of the atmosphere. brought smoke up and haze. it was undercut with clean air coming from the ocean. the prevailing winds will move most of the smoke away from us. that's good news. as far as the focus forecast,
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tomorrow about 2 to 6 degrees warmer. we'll see a little more fog as the marine layer becomes more compressed saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday with our hottest temperatures low to mid90s inland. 60s and 80s around the bay. 60s along the coast. kumasi. >> oh my god you guys. >> oh my goodness. happening right now, people in flagstaff, arizona are dealing with the aftermath of this flash flood. you can see the fast moving waters dragging that car down the street. the woman who recorded this said the flooded street turned into a raging river in just 30 seconds. first responders were able to rescue several people trapped in this flood. new at 6:00, we've heard about incentives to get a covid- 19 vaccine. one business is giving us something more permanent than free food or a gift ca free tattoos. destiny stuart couldn't pass up the effort and explains why she waited to get vaccinated.
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>> i don't like shots. i don't want to get poked with a needle for a shot. i can sit through a tattoo easily but i can't get a shot. i know. >> unique ink offered the permanent incentive set up by the anchorage health department. >> you know what? >> what's that? >> it has been one month since california reopened. >> and? >> i think we should celebrate. >> do you mean by doing lotion time today? >> you know what, let's bring it back. we have come a long way from dry ashy hands because of hand sanitizer. >> that's true. and they're starting to get a little parched. yes, they are. and a couple people stopped me and you on the street. >> oh mine smells good. >> yours looks really fancy. ode. oh, yours does smell good. i can't say the name of mine. >> okay. >> that was an reing me is
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it is 6:58. if it you're just joining us here are the seven things to know this morning. number one, the official full time search for a missing runner at pleasanton regional park is over with no signs of philip kreycik. but volunteers are planning to do a final search for the berkeley dad starting at 9:00 this morning. richard sherman is due in court today after an incident yesterday. he faces several charges including burglary, domestic violence. police are recommending dui and hit and run charges. the u.s. surgeon general has issued an advisory about the spread of misinformation. he says false info about covid- 19 vaccines online hinders the government's efforts to et baa the virus. a triple threat across the country. while we're dealing with nearly 70 wildfires on the west coast,
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arizona being hit with that monsoon flooding and coin a single day. >> can we are so quiet compared to the rest of the country. we have cloud cover and drizzle this morning and then spring- like warmth this afternoon with 60s and 70s for highs which are 6 to 11 degrees cooler than average. number six, we're quiet on the traffic front too. you know the spot. bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights came on at 6:06. number seven, this colorado bear is now free after getting her head stuck in a chicken feeder. authorities tranquilized the bear to cut the cone off. the bear did eventually wake up and was released. okay. this is a little -- >> is he going to get in trouble from his friends for that? like dude, you got your head stuck. >> that poor bear. >> that poor bear. >> glad we could help him. >> it smells really good over >> you want some lotion? >> hit me with it. >> this is good lotion.
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mike, listen. >> it's not too -- >> what are you afraid of? >> it smells good. this will get rid good morning, america. and as we come together on this thursday morning, tornadoes touching down around the country. breaking overnight. wild weather all across the country. twisters tearing through the heartland. >> tornado is on the ground. >> damaging homes as fires and floods rip through the west. monsoon storms sweeping arizona. >> oh, my god. >> carrying cars down streets. firefighters rescuing a family trapped on the roof of their car. and flames raging on the west coast. nearly 70 wildfires burning. now, the new threat targets the heartland. ginger tracking it all. alarming rise. positive covid cases in america nearly doubling since mid-june. hospitals saying they're seeing


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