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7 local counties are recommending everyone wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. health officers continue to monitor covid transmission rates and transmissions fueled by the delta variant. good morning, i am kate larsen. you are watching abc7 news at 5:00 a.m. have more on the mask recommendation in just a moment. but first we're going to get a quick look at the weather with
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meteorologist lisa arjun. we have a deck of low clouds that is more compressed this morning. we are not seeing as much fog. 58 in oakland. 55 in fremont. with still some cold water to purchase. the fog will be with us going into the coast. were bringing the fire danger index it to the second half of the weekend. fire danger will be elevated across the east bay. the upper elevations to the north and east bay hills. moisture and dry lightning could come our way. it is partly cloudy at 9:00 with numbers in the 60s. 60s and upper 70s for the afternoon around noon time. pleasant mid-70s along the peninsula. low 70s in oakland. soquel at the close. breeze through the afternoon. we will talk about that to fire danger threat throughout sunday and monday, in a few minutes. because of the dry lightning threat, cal fire says
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that it will be increasing staffing this weekend. the fire weather watch goes in effect tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. until monday till 11:00 a.m. the national weather service says that given how dry the fuel is, and he lightning strikes would be problematic for the potential to start wild fires. a wildfire is sending up plumes of smoke visible from lake tahoe right there. it is forcing evacuations. the tamarac fire is near the small town of markley bill. the annual cycling that was supposed to start today but that event has been canceled. governor newsom has declared a state of emergency in three california counties due to wild fires. the beckwourth complex has burned more than 105,000 acres and it is now 70% contained. the state of emergency is also in effect for siskiyou county.
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a fire near the campfire burn scar in butte county has grown more than 8700 acres. evacuations remain in place. the firefighters are hopeful that nearby neighborhoods are safe. the dixie fire is 9% contained. firefighters say, instead of digging new containment lights, they were able to reinforce some of the lines at they had doug or ski the campfire back in 2008 which has saved them some time. there are a dozen fires burning across the state right now. you can see live updates on all of them. this is a wildfire tracker. you can find on a website, abc7news.com. now to the pandemic . 7 local counties are recommending masks and regardless of vaccine status. this is due to the spike in cases. through masking guidelines apply to nearly the entire bay area. only solano county and napa county are executed. what are
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some of the steps that they're taking. it is nice to see you smile again. optimism during ongoing pandemic posted on the storefront in downtown san jose, but friday, a team of bay area health officers released new recommendations that will once again put the pearly whites behind masks. urging everyone to wear them indoors, vaccinated or not. >> as soon as we see signals that things are worsening, it is important to act quickly, if we have the evidence to do so. >> reporter: the assistant health officer says that despite the excellent vaccination rates in the county, they are still seeing a rise in cases. believing much of it might be due to the more transmissible delta variant. outside, signs are reflecting the new indoor masking recommendation. >> until it is absolutely mandated, we are not going to mandate mask wearing inside, but we will suggest it.
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>> reporter: he is taking a different approach. since reopening, he has required visitors to the belowground are to show proof of vaccination. he admits the policy is not for everyone. >> with hats and confrontations at the door with folks who do not agree with the policy for whatever reasons i have. and they want to let us know. >> reporter: the yelp page has taken a hit, but he says the request offers needed relief, especially when vaccination statuses would otherwise be uncertain. >> a lot of people indoors are unmasked in the freaks me out. >> reporter: she is not sold. she remains mast and plans to keep it that way until there is a definitive and to the covid- 19 pandemic. >> it makes me feel safer. i also feel like it could protect someone else and make someone else feel safer. why not just do it? >> reporter: they told reporters that cases have tripled in the past three weeks. reasons why san jose resident says that she anticipated the return of masking indoors. >> i've been wearing a mask every time i leave the house, but it is not really a big
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surprise to me that we have to mask up again. >> reporter: so far the move for everyone to mask indoors is a recommendation, not a requirement. alameda county superior court is reinstating a mandatory mask requirement, regardless of vaccination status and ucsf is saying that they're requiring people to wear a mask indoors. it is in effect everywhere on campus, not just in the ucsf hospital and clinic. 11:59 tonight, the los angeles county new mask mandate will everyone will be required wear a mask indoors, even those that are vaccinated. this it is necessary as covid cases rise, especially among unvaccinated people. >> i got vaccinated to make my life easier, but apparently that doesn't matter. >> it is not punitive.
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is not a punishment anyone. does but public safety. >> the sheriff said that his office will not enforce the mandate. he says it is not backed by science and added that the department will not expend limited resources on this. instead, he asks for voluntary compliance. pfizer is one step closer to getting full fda approval for the covid-19 vaccine. the company has been granted priority that review process usually takes six months, but approval can come sooner. in the east bay, a reward is being offered to help find the suspects in two robberies over the past two days that occurred on the same block in oakland's chinatown. they both happened on ninth street. matt boone has reaction from the community. >> reporter: a woman in her 80s were being escorted by her daughter in the afternoon. two suspects emerged from the idled car and then chased them. the third suspect is up as they continued rushing the women to
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the ground, taking their belongings, before getting away. >> it is frustrating. >> reporter: the president of the oakland chamber of commerce is says that he has been getting lots of calls. >> there so upset and how angry they are. and seeing how the our community is being attacked. >> reporter: this was one after another incident happened on the same block captured on the same security cameras. video shows a man standing in front of the baptist church 12 men jump out of the car. they are seen talking to the ground and hitting him repeatedly with a gun. a good samaritan was also pistol whipped. police say they have tried to focus on this area, but they have been stretched then. >> a lot of our resources are going to every single thing we can. i know that definitely, with the chief, he has put more police presence in the area. >> reporter: the community patrol groups have helped decrease crime in the area overall.
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but criminals have not been deterred by the efforts. >> since last week, we are seeing, this spike in crimes. it is happening in chinatown. so, it is concerning. >> reporter: the chamber is offering a $2500 reward for interview information leading to an arrest. a mother community group will be hosting a pop up market on saturday to raise money for more security cameras. that pop up market will be at the oakland tribune parking lot. it runs from noon until 5:00 p.m. next week, san francisco officials will talk about a community policing and deployment plan. they will share more from chinatown on monday. the city is forecasting more than million visitors this week. for delivery services door dash and grubhub are taking the
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city of san francisco the court. they filed a lawsuit yesterday over the permanent 15% cap on how much they can charge restaurants the board of supervisors voted on this last month. they warned that it might force them to cut down or eliminate operations in san francisco. the city's attorney's office tells the chronicle that they have not yet received the lawsuit. were going to head to meteorologist lisa argen for a look at the weather. temperatures to shy of the average. 65 today and slightly warmer than yesterday. steady onshore flow. a bit of a warm-up for everyone else. i will have the full details next with the accuweather 7-day forecast. also had, will the a's ever get a new stadium built and oakland? at the counterproposal. and why, to nobody's surprise, might be a step backwards. plus, lots of people
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looking for work but money is not everything. experts explain what people
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happening today, a somber ceremony to commemorate the 77th anniversary of the explosion. one of the most devastating accidents, killed hundreds of mostly african-american soldiers. the explosion shook the entire east bay. today, the national park service will honor the victims of the disaster at ft. chicago national development. emma kratz calling for congressional action after they ruled that daca is illegal. it does not affect the status of the 650,000 dreamers who are protected from deportation but it does block future applications. the judge ruled on a lawsuit brought by a group of nine
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states, led by texas. they said that the obama administration had overextended the executive authority when it was created in 2012. several clients have already called with questions and concerns. >> the ripple effect was immediate. the anxiety produced was very swift and we have numerous clients whose daca applications are currently pending. the trump administration tried to and daca in 2017 but the supreme court locked the attempt. > co atd repeatedly chen killed by wildlife officials. the animal care and control show this picture when it was spotted near lake merced. people illegally leaving food for the coyote, as seen in this photo, contributed to the fearlessness. local animal control called in the federal officials who determined that they needed to
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act because the coyote was a threat to public safety. the oakland city council took a swing at the a's pitch for a new stadium. they release their own term sheet and there are hundreds of millions of dollars apart in funding. >> reporter: he is want a new stadium at howard terminal, oakland wants one also, but how to pay for it, is the 3 to 50 mildly printed $50 million question. there is a huge gap and how and who pays for infrastructure improvements. the a's private presence of the team has made concessions on affordable housing. they are voting yes on the city's deal and it really means a no for the a's. >> we are working in good faith to make concessions, but by the same token, just something that does not have the details that
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is not something that we agreed it to, that is not going to be a constructive path forward. the proposal today that was voted on, and that is the only thing to consider, would not be successful for this project. we have a proposal that does work for us that there will come to vote on. >> still unclear is how much money alameda county or the state might contribute to close the funding gap. is in negotiations will continue through the weekend. richard sherman appeared in court and entered a plea of not guilty to multiple charges. he is accused of trying to break into the seattle area home of his wife's parents. he and his wife were seen leaving court yesterday holding hands. he released an apology of social media that says i behaved in a manner that i am not proud of. i've been dealing with some personal challenges over the last several months. that is not an excuse for how i acted. as part of the efforts to
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build a debtor bay area, we look at changing workplaces, include the reasons people are changing jobs. along with higher pair, it could prevent some of the turnover. why so many jobseekers are unhappy. >> reporter: there are signs everywhere that the economy is on a come back. in the silicon valley, the state at a 600 jobs in june. 2000 jobs in science, technology, and business. who is taking the jobs? it appears not people laid off during the pandemic. it is workers landing better jobs. those who take the pulse of the job market say that there are a lot of unhappy workers. they found that 86% of remote workers and 81% of hybrid workers expressed exhaustion. along with 69% of office workers.
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when it comes to burnout, 75% say that they are burned out a little to a great deal. should employers be just in this to retain workers? >> they have to be able to address that, or they risk a leaky bucket situation where they are losing their talent through the bottom. >> people know that skill sets are in demand and the economy is on fire. so, it has never been a bad time to be a job seeker. >> reporter: they are offering cash signing bonuses to attract workers but that should not be the luer. >> what is your projected income going to be over the years? i think that is pivotal to whether or not you say yes to the job. >> reporter: they say the stick about 7 weeks on average to fill a job . meteorologist has been tracking the forecast. i have to ask, will we see any sunshine today or more fog? >> it's been a cold year and summer in the we are on that trend and it looks like most of the bay area will warm-up a couple degrees.
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san francisco is going to be pretty close to what we have for the past few days. mid-60s and within a degree for where we should be for this time of year, then we see the breeze pick up in the afternoon. for the rest of us, the cloud layer is more compressed which means that we will have slightly warmer weather for the weekend. we are watching the tropical moisture around phoenix that is going to move into southern california and bring up some cloud cover and the possibility exists for some dry thunderstorms as the system offshore meets this system and could create some lightning strikes and gusty outflow boundaries, if that happens, which could ignite fires and those fires could spread. this is a huge area across northern and central california. 58 in oakland. temperatures in the north bay in the low to mid 50s on the coast. that is chillye t now,
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there is a possibility for dry thunderstorms tomorrow. at about 5:00 through monday and then we will be looking at more seasonal weather as we get towards the rest of the week with the numbers cooling down a bit. the risk of the wildfires in the upper elevations at about 2000 feet. looking at the warming trend, it is about through monday. here is a look at the big area in the sacramento valley. locally run the bay area, the 5:00 sunday through 11:00 on monday. within this area, there is a chance for some lightning strikes with the possibility of erratic winds. it is not to be like the system that we saw in august 2020. we are not expecting that. we are expecting that with these very dry conditions, dry soil moisture, and if you see a spark, then things could change. it could go downhill rapidly. fog going to the coast of the we continue into sunday overnight into the morning hours.
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the clouds will continue to thicken from the south and with that comes the moisture right on through sunday night. we will be watching this for you and it looks like the cloudier afternoon for sunday. then into monday, it is still looking pretty warm. here is a look at the temperatures in the inland east bay with low 90s arriving for concord, livermore, and dublin. a little bump up on monday with the moisture and heat. we will be looking at more seasonable weather through the rest of the time period in the next weekend. 77 in fremont. upper 70s in palo alto. mid 60s downtown. mid-80s in the north bay. low 90s in concord. a typical weather pattern today was 60s up the coast to near 90 inland. the accuweather 7-day forecast, a chance of thunderstorms continues into sunday and look at the into early monday, as we go through the rest of the week, cooler and breezier, with temperatures trailing off just a little bit into the end of next week.
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thank you. today marks 45 years since the special report aired about 26 children and their bus driver who escaped a truck trailer in the east bay. they were taken in the schoolbus kidnapping in 1976. three armed kidnappers abducted the kids and the bus driver in the central valley the lock them up in livermore. this morning, were going back into our abc7 news archive. >> reporter: the left on the bus, they returned on the bus. they are say. they are deal is over. the 26 schoolchildren kidnapped late thursday afternoon, they were found. >> the kidnappers had nothing short of elaborate plans, very elaborate plans, for keeping the hostages. they were incarcerated six feet underground in a decaying moving van trailer. >> amazing to see that old story . you can stream the entire special from our archives, as well as look inside the actual varied truck trailer with our
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abc7 bay area streaming tv app . it is free and able
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when olivia rodrigo met with dr. fauci the white house, it was educational for both of them. they film the video as part of an effort to encourage young people to get vaccinated. dr. fauci read this tweet that wish him a happy monday. >> it is on mondays, people have the crush. >> whatever it takes. if that makes you get vaccinated, go for it. >> love it. the moment has been viewed more than half 1 million times on twitter. espn's hugely popular documentary the last dance
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captured the interest. it is about to the dominant career of michael jordan with the chicago bulls. you will be able to stream on our sister network streaming app, espn+. we spoke with the series director. >> reporter: it will begin streaming on espn+ starting this monday. >> we went from a [ bleep ] team to one of the all-time best dynasties. all the you needed was one match. to start that fire. >> reporter: if all of michael jordan and the chicago bulls during the final championship season of 1998. revealed a world that few had been able to see and gave in sac insight into one of the
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greatest possible players of all time. when jordan gave his blessing and release the footage, the director knew that this was something special. >> it felt like a privilege. it is like you were saying stuff that was like an urban legend brought to life. >> what people see this, they might think he was not a nice guy, he might be a tyrant. that is you. because you never won anything. i wanted them to win and i wanted them to be part of it as well. >> reporter: for me, the "the last dance" was end of a 14 year journey. might be a step back in time that we may never see again. the warriors coach plays a big part in the last dance. you can see the award-winning series starting on monday at espn+. andrew robertson is retiring and joining the front office. he lost his right eye in a suicide attempt. this week and he will
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transition to his new role as a mental health advocate or skew the giants. you can also stream his document terry espn plus. who is getting sick with covid and the civil with less than a week to go before the olympic opening ceremonies, there are concerns that the games will become a super spreader event. 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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we are looking at a marine layer that is more compressed than what we have seen over the past few days. here is a look at walnut creek where it is nice and clear. 54 downtown. 58 in oakland. 56 in san jose. the low cloud deck over the city, but not everywhere. we have some over san francisco there. 57 by the delta. we are looking at the clear skies inland and cloudy skies in napa at 56. we have a fire danger index which shows how the possibility will be elevated over the weekend from 6:00 tomorrow night into monday. that is due to the possibility of dry lightning moving our way. we will have more details about that, coming up in a moment. right now, sunshine and to petition the 60s and 70s. darker colors inland indicate warmer weather. upper 70s from fremont. a typical day at the shoreline, we will talk about how change happens for the second half the weekend, commit. we have developing news out of washington, d.c. a 6-year-
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old girl is dead after shooting near the coast guard headquarters. five adults, three men, and two women, were injured in the shooting. they are expected to be okay. there is no word yet on any suspects or what led up to the shooting. the highly contagious delta variant is being blamed for a spike in covid cases. the record of the cdc is calling it a pandemic of the unvaccinated. the number of hospitalizations and deaths are increasing as vaccination rates are plunging. christine slow has the latest. >> reporter: a reality check in the fight against covid-19. and alarming spike in covid cases. vaccination rates down 85% since mid-april. the president doubling down of the surgeon general's warning about the threat of misinformation about vaccines taking aim at facebook's and other social media platforms. >> the only pandemic we have is
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the one with the unvaccinated. >> reporter: touting the millions who utilize the vaccine finder to her. releasing a statement saying that we will not be distracted by accusations which are not supported by the facts. among vaccinated people, questions about through infections. >> the good news is that people with breakthrough infections talk is super sick or get hospitalize or die the same rate. the daily case average dropping 129% since mid-june. california topping 4600 new covid cases, the most since february. los angeles county implemented a mask mandate tonight. >> i believe that the decision made by the l.a. county is appropriate, because of this. 10 other california counties, recommending masks when indoors, too. in las vegas, health officials
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urging masks for people who are vaccinated and unvaccinated. in louisiana, officials warn that the state is entering a fourth surge. stine sloan, abc york. rising cases, just another factor in the rising cases. we go to contra costa county were hospitalizations have jumped and patient population made up almost entirely of those who are vaccinated. >> it is very disappointed. >> he is seeing his sheen share of heartbreak and loss. as an infectious disease specialist. after weeks of low patient counts, he finds what is happening now especially concerning. >> the vast majority of people that we are seeing are people who are unvaccinated. that has been the driving force of our new patients at the hospital. >> reporter: they now have 24 covid patients at the two
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hospitals. that is only half of all the hospitalize covid patients in contra costa county. >> our cases have gone from under 20 two over 50 hospitalize patients with covid rt: thheight of t last month. the pandemic, the makeup of hospitalize patients has evolved from mostly older people, often with underlying conditions, to those much younger. >> people going to the hospital almost exclusively the unvaccinated. and they are younger people because most of the seniors have been vaccinated. piercing younger people in their 30s, 40s, 50s, really sick and in the hospital. >> reporter: other bay area healthcare systems like ucsf, stanford, and san francisco general, report similar upticks . and the vast majority are not fully vaccinated. while the increase in hospitalizations is certainly concerning, if there is a silver lining, does that relatively few patients are being treated in intensive care units. >> we probably have three or four on ventilators. a couple are being closely
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monitored with high flow oxygen. the majority are not icu patients. xtl, the fact that that it isatt happening, means that the covid fight is not yet over. in walnut creek, laura anthony, abc7 news. the opening ceremony for the olympics are just six days away. there is more trouble for the usa men's basketball team and now, some people fear that the games will become a super spreader event. james longman is in tokyo with the story. >> reporter: more bad news for u.s. men's basketball. kevin love withdrawing with a calf injury. this comes just after a member from the washington wizards was pulled off the squad due to covid concerns. it is not clear if grants will go to tokyo, that the team is finalizing the choices for at least two replacement players for the games and on the first
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olympic visitor hospitalized with covid. they are reporting that an official with the nigerian team tested positive upon arrival on thursday. the person, said to be in the 60s, had only light symptoms. tokyo emergency, seeing the highest covid levels in six months. >> this is the centerpiece of the tokyo games. $1.5 billion stadium. take a look at the security around it. this is as close as most japanese will get to their own olympic games. >> reporter: it is growing. >> i think a lot of us in japan are in disbelief that this is actually happening in about a week. >> reporter: the olympic village is supposed to keep king thgamesuper t they worry as spreader event. 25 years ago st minu taking new york. the family of
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victims, one hotel became symbol. >> reporter: the bar, a ballroom, room service orders, a tynecastle time capsule of sorrow. >> being here biju partly cloudy do not want to be in. >> the documentary is available to stream right now on abc7 bay area streaming tv app . the app is free and available for roku amazon fire, and apple tv. why some people say it is the perfect combination. and here's a look at the camera. the sun is rising. behind the fog, lisa argen
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today is the inaugural summer block party. the mayor and supervisor will be there. there will be performances and games and it is happening from 11:00 to 3:00 this afternoon on pacific avenue between grant and stockton. families can learn the art of spray painting in san francisco's mission district. the organization is hosting the 25th avenue urban youth arts festival. this is the artist behind the murals that you will see in the city. people can come out and express themselves through art from noon until 5:00. it is happening at proceed a park on folsom street. pokc weekend. there are holding the annual pokc it is a hybrid of activities.
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tickets are sold on the pokc go app. there will be many pokc .thosfolks who are going to be out there with their heads in the phones, what will it be like them? we have a little bit of all that in san francisco. we look at the old gate bridge. 54 degrees. no extremes expected this weekend. temperaturewise. you're looking at a fairly normal range, but that will change as we get into higher moisture content and the risk of dry lightning coming our way tomorrow. i will explain, next. thank you. also next, the giants and a's are back from the all-star break with a bang. the giants picked up right where they left off by going deep.
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the 49ers pre-season kicks off in four weeks at home at levi stadium. they are hosting a job. to get ready for thousands of fans to return at full capacity. they are hiring to open full positions. applicants must be at least 18 years old. the fair runs from 10:00 until 2:00 at levi stadium. in sports, both the giants and a's are back in action in the fourth series back from the all-star break. the giants on the road in st. louis. the first pitch is that 4:15. last night, they came alive for both bay area teams. here is sports director larry beil with the highlights in this morning's ports. good morning. the giants it the all-star break leading the second half
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in st. louis and continuing to crush the long ball. the giants fans are on the road at bush, showing the support. he got all that. take advantage of the short course gives the giants a 1-0 lead. the giants have dealt with so many injuries but they just keep finding replacements. a three run in the fifth. it is a 4-1 lead. there it goes again. look at dilling carson giving chase to the wall and runs out of room. the giants and onto the lead at 7-1. they used 7 pitchers in this game. the giants win look at the determination is young fan. he is climbing over seats for the souvenir he was going to get a, then he doesn't. it is best to learn about disappointment early on. he's not disappointed. and his stint on the injured
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list, is there. it is bradley zimmer with a blast to center field. his first of the year. cleveland takes the lead. it is 4-3. bottom of the ninth. how clutch is lowery? this clutch. game over. drive home safely. the a's win in walkoff fashion with a score of 5-4. tom brady had knee surgery after winning his super bowl. he apparently play through all of last year with a torn mcl. they believe that he had suffered in the previous season in new england. the bucs never meant to that which is an nfl no-no's. >> tony hawk is 53 years old, making his first x games appearance in 18 years casually pulling off the upside down real grab. he still has it. kind of nervous.
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12-year-old steals the show. i like to try that. it is probably not my event. that is the wrap on the morning sports. we have the nba finals game five here tonight on abc7. the tipoff is at 6:00 p.m. we will see game. have a good weekend, everybody. i am larry beil. thank you. now let's go to meteorologist lisa argen who is keeping track of the summer weather which is always feel so summery. if you are in the fog , through the city, that is many days without seeing the sun. we have been awfully close but the marine layer has been so expansive. it is moreconfessed. confined to the shoreline here.
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we are show you phoenix in southern california. this will be a portion of the weather tomorrow as some of the sub tropical moisture moves up from the south. it could interact with this is them system offshore. a look out side is clear in the east bay, 54 downtown. mid 50s in mountain view. 56 and san jose. you can see from the tower camera that the fog is with us. it is a little bit more dispersed. we are not seeing the drizzle at the coast. should sooner today, allowing for slightly warmer numbers today, tomorrow, and even into monday. 50 in santa rosa. 56 in napa. clouds around. 57 by the delta. upper 50s in concord or living more livermore with clear skies. you can see the deck of low clouds up towards richardson bay. dry thunderstorms in the forecast for tomorrow evening
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through 11:00 monday morning. this will bring us the risk of wildfires that could spread due to some gusty winds. if we see any of these thunderstorms, the warming trend continues right on through monday. here is a look at the huge area, including much of central and southern california. the bay area in particular, going to the north and east bay by 5:00 tomorrow. the diablo range and the santa cruz mountains will see an increase in fire danger. will we have had the increase moisture because of the ever present marine layer, it is 1000 2000 feet above, and it is substantially dryer. it is very low and vegetation at record levels of dryness, when you add in some of the moisture, we could see a little ignition, a possibility of a few lightning strikes over somewhere here. there is a possibility of it. if that happens, then we could see some fires. we are looking at conditions to
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pipe down by midday monday. you can see the moisture taking us through the afternoon on monday. 72 in oakland. 70 enrichment. mid-80s in the north a. it will be 90 in livermore with 77 in palo alto. 72 in santa cruz. the accuweather 7-day forecast has morning fog with warmer afternoon temperatures inland. low 90s there. mid-70s around the bay. a chance of thunderstorm from later on tomorrow into early monday. after that, we will have a wide range, but cooling off just a bit threat to the middle to the end of next week. we will be watching that. it is not an unusual phenomenon around here. i know. i will be waiting for my summer san francisco beach day. beauty and peace in one place. a yoga class is immersing art and yoga. it is a unique workout while watching masterpieces come to life. >> welcome to van gogh with
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immersive yoga. >> it is a unique experience. >> i think every sense, besides small, is awakened and you are mesmerized by what you see and what you feel. >> i invite you to begin arriving in the moment. maybe wanted to keep your eyes opened. >> you can take in the beautiful surroundings. it brings a lot more peace than taking yoga in a traditional bright studio with mirrors. >> when this starts, this all comes to life. the paintings come to life and they are choreographed with music and completely enveloping every surface in the room, including the floor. >> what a great way to start the day. it is completely immersive. >> taking in the arts and the beauty that surrounds you. >> he makes people comfortable
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and happy all day long. >> exhale. flip the front palm. move it back. >> what i love about yoga is the connection of mind and body. going through the breath, through life force, their energy, and bringing them into harmony. >> i think yoga is so much different than traditional exercise. it is more about your performance away her body is experiencing in the moment. >> yoga is a great workout because it is one of the best spaces to clear your mental space. there are no weights or bicycles, it's just her body. >> we are encouraged to tune in word in our practice and check in with our physical and emotional and mental and energetic bodies. with this we get accommodation of that practice with this amazing outer world filled with art and color.
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>> i do love sunny starry night and the sunflower meetings. and it's very beautiful. >> i love the colors and the way it is projected on the floor and walls. >> it motivates you to keep going and take a moment and take a deep wrath and enjoy your surroundings. >> everyone can benefit from yoga. if you can breathe, you can do yoga. i want to provide something the let's them burn off some steam and also open up and create space for whatever the day has a to offer. >> i feel energized and doing something like this has really set my day off for success. that actuly get me gowedaro sunday mornings. for more information, or to reserve a spot, go online. coming up next, a popular
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street fair in san francisco returns this ye narrator: covid-19 has changed how we show up and show out with our family. now it's time to take the first step that lets us get back to talking smack with a side of mac and cheese. before we can safely come together, we need the facts. as covid-19 vaccines become available, you may have questions. man 1: should i get it? man 2: is it safe? woman: should i wait? narrator: it's smart to question. now get the facts at getvaccineanswers.org so you can make an informed decision when vaccines are available to you.
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happening today in san francisco, a celebration of api communities through the street fair. this year, it is back with multiple events on three different weekends. there will be live performances including drummers, line dancing, and performances. it will be held au au august 8. hang onto your mask. counties across the bay area are recommending that masks go on indoors. the steps that some in the south they are taking. and two attacks in
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building a better bay area. moving forward. finding solutions. this is abc7 news. even though it's though it' required, i think it makes me feel safer. >> bay area this morning. 7 local counties are recommending that everyone wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status. health officers continue to monitor covid transmission rates and hospitalizations fueled by the delta variant. good morning, the saturday, july 17. i am kate larsen and you're watching kgo news at 6:00 a.m. live on abc7 and weber you stream. we have more the new mask recommendation in just a second but let's start with a look at weather with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning. we do have the sun coming up. not everywhere.

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