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solutions, this is abc 7 news. now at 5:00, former california senator barbara boxer robbed in oakland, this comes hours after authorities publicly address the rise in crime in the city, the response from the mayor's office. the house select committee begins the investigation during what happened during the january 6 riot. i'm in washington with details of what to expect coming up. and in a few weeks many students are heading back to school for in-person learning. one east bay high school is taking an extra step to help teens adjust. good morning you are watching abc mornings on hulu live and where ever you strive. and mike has the weather. good morning, did you experience any sprinkles yesterday? >> i don't know. >> they are few and far between. lisa ran into some and that's going to be high widely spread
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they will be this morning and a look from the east bay hills camera which is bouncy. winds up to 13 miles-per-hour. and in look at this. we have a few showers right on t pdohe cruz mountains. let me broaden it out. we are in the triangle in the sierra and coasty bay and strongest storms heading to the north and that is the case heading throughout the day. the best chance moving north and increasing sunshine and how much warmer it will be today. 10 to 15 degrees warmer from mid-and upper 70s around san francisco, richmond and oakland and 80s for the rest of the bay and look at the 90s and hotter weather on the way. >> thank you. in about 90 minutes the house select committee will begin the investigation into the deadly attack on the u.s. capitol on january 6. >> 549 people are facing charges. police officers who protected lawmakers are the first to
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testify today. >> abc news reporter faith has what we can expect. >> good morning. members of the select committee are vowing to get to the bottom of what led to the january 6 insurrection after senate republicans blocked efforts to launch an independent investigation. an emotional day ahead on capitol hill when four police officers who defended the u.s. capitol on january 6 kick start the house select committee's investigation into the deadly attack. each expected to vividly detail experiences with graphic video guiding the hearing. the d.c. officer who battled the mob of donald trump supporters trying to defy the electoral college plans to testify in his uniform. >> i was beaten and struck numerous times with a tazer device and as a result, i suffered a heart attack, traumatic brain injury, and now i'm grappling with ptsd. >> according to the department
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of justice at least 165 people have been charged with assaulting, resisting or impeding officers during the insurrection, representative adam schiff telling abc news the committee is working on issuing subpoenas and could call lawmakers including kevin mccar thee to testify. >> we will follow the evidence where ever it leads. no one is off the table. >> reporter: today's hearing comes a hid a tense fight among nancy pelosi and mccarthy after nancy pelosi blocked five to the gop panel. liz cheney hand picked by nancy pelosi are so far the only two among two republicans seated on the committee. >> this is very serious business and important work to do. and i think that's pretty childish. >> reporter: while mccarthy has threatened republicans could possibly launch their own investigation into the capitol attack, we're expecting to hear
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from mccarthy any moment now this morning. and we'll bring you latest as we get it. from washington, this is abc 7 news. >> thank you, faith. abc news will have special coverage on today's hearing. you can watch live right here on abc 7 starting at 6:30 and also streamed on abc 7 news.com and our streaming apps. today some 8th and 9th and 10th graders are going back to school to get a tour of the campus. >> it's been a while since they have been there. many of them have never stepped foot on the groun the groun thee the pandemic. amy hollyfield is live in richmond, hi amy. >> reporter: good morning this is a big day for some of the students who haven't been here since the pandemic started and they will get a tour of the high school and feel familiar and see what covid protocols are put into place to make them safe.
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and we checked in with other school districts as well around the bay area and we are hearing a strong resolve from schools, that schools will be opening for in-person learning next month despite a rise in covid cases because of the delta variant. school administrators from san francisco to dublin tell us they think students can safely return to class. >> we've learned so much from the last 15 months that we can create the layered mitigations to keep students and staff safe with the return. >>reporter. state officials have made it very clear that students need to be back in class and that the distance learning model will not be funded by the state. that schools will lose money if kids aren't physically at school. and dublin is also saying it will offer tours to parents curious to see the safety measures in place. so everyone trying to make everyone feel comfortable as we head back. the tour today here at deanza is for freshman and sophomores and
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school is starting in less than three weeks and they want to get them here and feeling comfortable. live in richmond i'm amy hollyfield abc 7 news. >> thank you. starting next week california will require all state employees and healthcare workers to be vaccinated against covid-19 and this is going to impact 246,000 californians. state workers are expected to comply no later than monday, august 2. healthcare workers have until august 23 to get vaccinated or they will have to be tested for the virus twice a week. 9 vaccine requirements has two approved exemption for religious or health reasons. unvaccinated employees are required to wear face masks at work >> and in the south bay som som restaurants are requiring vacc nablgsz for staff and customers. and the new policy is getting mixed reviews. >> people are saying they will tell other people not to come, which doesn't make sense because, sure, you don't want to
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do it because you're upset. if you're telling us not to tell you what to do then why are you telling others not to come to the restaurant. >> all right. no county or state rule to require vaccination status to dine at restaurants. covid-19 rates are climbing states in 49 states with some states are seeing alarming numbers with people getting sick and that will once again put a strain on hospitals. we have a warning with the hospitals have for us. >> thank you. hospitals say unvaccinated people and the more infectious delta variant are to blame for the surge in patients. every county in arkansas and louisiana has lie levels of community transmission and in florida all but one county, meantime pfizer and moderna or reportedly expanding the size of the vaccine trials in kids ages 5 to 11. they're concerned the originalal trials were too small to detect side effects. >> in order to better capture
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data of rare incidents you need an increased sample size for studies which is why they are expanding the size for pfizer and moderna. it is a precaution year measure. >> in new york city all teachers must be vaccinated by mid-september or face weekly testing and va is the first federal agency to require vaccines for front line workers. reggie. >> thank you. if you have questions about coronavirus vaccines have the abc 7 vaccine team. go to abc news.com/vaccine. oakland police are offering a $2,000 to find and arrest the person who assaulted and robbed former senator barbara boxer. she was robbed yesterday afternoon in jack london square. someone shoved her in the back and snatched her cell phone and escaped in a waiting car. police tracked the phone to san francisco but not able to find the suspects. a spokesperson released the statement saying, quote, the mayor was deeply troubled to
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learn of the assault and robbery of senator boxer and spoke with the senator's family to extend well wishes for a speedy recovery and was relieved to learned she was not seriously injured. that robbery came the same day that oakland authorities publicly addressed crime in chinatown. the police chief joining with community leaders, alameda district attorney and fbi to talk about the increasing violence in the neighborhood. >> we have one man on franklin street screaming and yelling he wants to kill all the chinese. many, many things happening and incidents are getting more vicious and with guns. >> it is critical for us to make sure the community feels safe and when we recognize the incidents of this nature continuing to happen, we have to have a greater presence. >>reporter. that's the chief who is using overtime to increase the number of officers patrolling chinatown and east oakland. the district attorney says her office will work to
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maximum charges are brought against the suspects. let's look at the weather and start at 5:09, almost 510, in walnut creek it is getting active and let's get to jobina and talk about the commute. slight chance of drizzle due to marine level and above that slight chance of sprinkles due to showers rolling through on the monsoon moisture. breezy on the golden gate bridge through the delta and mass transit warmer, not only this morning but especially that have been. the heatwave technically starts inland today and lasts at least through thursday, more likely friday and so far the air quality district says we're going to still have healthy air and that's good news. did you see the haze in the air yesterday afternoon? that was the smoke we talked about that was going to be elevated and we'll take a look on the that when we get deeper into the forecast and see if it will be there again today. right now 53 to 55. cloudy conditions around the bay
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or i should say san francisco and mixture of mid-50s to mid-60s this morning. and let's see where we end up heading throughout the day. temperatures not changing much through 7:00 and by noon, if there's any chance of a shower around, mainly in the north bay and you can see that increasing sunshine and warmth with 67 at the coast and near 80 at the bay and mid-90s inland at 4:00 and 60s, 70s and 80s and a warm evening on tap. all right. let's take a look at the 7-day forecast and here's jobina with a look at the commute. >> hi, mike, if headed south on 101 you will run into a slow down in burlingame because of road work in the area supposed to be picked up by 5:30. southbound 101 at east popular avenue, speeds down to 11 miles-per-hour. hopefully they will pick that up soon. golden gate bridge, there is a fog advisory for the bridge and we could not see the bridge yesterday all morning long.
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we will see how that turns out as the sun comes up. a live picture in emeryville showing off lots of haze, blurring out the camera and headlights you see there are making their way westbound. we have no major blocking issues to report at the moment. reggie. >> thank you. happening now first of a 3-day strike over unfair labor practices at lawrence livermore national laboratory. about 200 workers walking off the job. the union says the company that runs the lab implemented a mandatory on call rotation for staff members without giving the union the opportunity to bargain over the change. coming up the search for signs of life outside of earth. the unusual project from harvard university to find evidence of aliens and ufos. >> i was hitting him where i could. a bay area teen att
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new developments all victims of the condo building collapse in surf side, florida have been
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identified. a 54-year-old was the last person to be identified in the death toll from the collapse to a nevado teenager recovering in the hospital after being attacked by a crocodile while on vacation in mexico it came up and fne m l and i looked down and i feel like i'm getting pulled. >> attack happened at the marriott resort where the 18-year-old was staying. a group of people helped free her from the crocodile's grip and carried her away from shore. >> near 11:45 and mid night they started screaming me and my friends, we know we jumped up and we ran -- >> i see her crying and just asking for help, you know, she multiple times asked for an ambulance. a spokesperson for marriott says there is signage, night patrols and red flags. the girl says she didn't see the
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sign which she says was small and mostly in spanish and not lit up at night. she is expected to undergo a second surgery and doctors say she will make a full recovery. >> my goodness. ufos, do they exist? a harvard researchers and leading the effort to through technology they've created in space. it says that humans can no longer ignore the possibility of other civilizations. speaking of out of this world, a new york city restaurant is serving the most expensive french fries on earth. they are $200 a plate. i'm looking at them. >> mm-hmm. what is it? >> a guinness
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of all. serendipity3 says the fries are sprinkled with gold and seas with truffle salt and cheese dip infused with truffle mushrooms. we just putting truffle on everything? >> this is not the most lavish item. >> what else. >> they have a $1,000sudae which has caviar on it and fruit from france and then gold. >> yes. >> just gold. >> ever so lovely. you must do it like that. >> nice. >> another $100. >> the fries have -- you have to wait weeks because there's a waiting list that long. >> i like fries. >> i like fries too but, i mean, this is very let them eat cake.
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>> value fries? >> can't i go to oracal park and get happy fries and be happy? >> that's all you need. >> and then ask them to do this. >> you will have to do this if i can record this and can you do this? >> please. >> please. all right 5:18 this morning. speaking of the giants, they are back in town taking on the dodgers tonight. we'll have that forecast coming up. here's a look from oakland and you can see 880 looking northward from the coliseum and still a chance of showers and thunderstorms, a very remote chance this morning and then seeing increasing sunshine from south to north throughout afternoon hours as heatwave develops today and continues through friday and inland more than anywhere else. localized sea breeze keeping most of us from over heating and inland we ease the heat over the weekend. a look at the moisture and you can see all the lightning bolts heading up towards the northwest corner of the state and dry air moving in and that's why we will have the best chance this morning, as you can see on
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future radar, this last push of moisture coming through. best chance will be around the santa cruz mountains and the south bay during the morning and into the early afternoon hours, that transitions up tohe nthd bo 7:00, that is completely gone. and a lot of this is evaporate beforing it reaches the ground. if you get sprinkles or smell that rain, you know that smell, consider yourself lucky. temperatures in the mid-80s to mid-90s on the peninsula today. 77 to 87, i should say in the south bay. 77 to 87 on the peninsula, upper 60s along the coast and mid-70s in downtown and south san francisco. mid to upper 80s through most of the north bay. along the east bay shore, 75 to 85 and inland, how about those mid to upper 90s. my accuweather 7-day forecast, low to moderate risk of heat illness inland today and more likely tomorrow, thursday and friday and temperatures back to
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average starting saturday. the first of three public workshops will be held today to decide what should happen to the former site of the golf course in hayward. the 18-course closed in september. and some of the options include transforming to recreational space, hangers and runway space for the adjacent airport or industrial park. housing is not under consideration. the warriors are inviting you to chase center for a big party. the team will hold first nba draft party at thrive city, the community gathering space in front of the arena and you will be able to watch the draft on the largest video board in the league and that is not all. >> tim roadway, voice of the warriors and entertainment teams and food and beverage and this is a huge draft. the first time the warriors had two lottery picks, 7th and 14th pick in the draft. >> festivities get underway at 4:30 on thursday and if you can't make it watch the draft
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beginning at 5:00 on abc 7. >> coming up the seven things to know this morning. and popular disneyland ride inspires a airbnb, a look inside what you can rent.hi puing boes the message
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reals, 5:22 if you are joining us. the seven things to know this morning. u.s. capitol.n hour the hseua you can watch the hearing live on abc 7 or streaming apps. number 2 all state employees and healthcare workers have to be vaccinated for covid-19 starting next week. state workers have to comply by monday. healthcare workers have until august 23 or be tested twice a week. number 3, it is a big day for some students in the east bay. the west contra cost yeah unified district will allow students to do a walk through to see safety protocols put into place. and firefighters in dixie county are on alert for possible thunderstorms. the fire is closing in on 200,000 acres and only 22%
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contained. number 5 that's exactly what i am tracking. good morning, everybody. here's a look at the thunderstorms. the greatest amount of lightning is thankfully over water and moving to the north away from us. but one last chance through the morning and early afternoon hours. pretty quiet right now. number 6, the biggest issues on roads is road work slowing things down to the peninsula through burlingame into san mateo. lanes are closed until 5:30 on southbound 101 and east popular avenue. and santa cruz boardwalk should be open to time after a power outage stopped all the rides yesterday afternoon. thankfully everyone who was riding at the boardwalk at the time got out safely. big news from the olympics. gymnast sim money biles is dropping out of the womens files because of unknown medical issue. her exit comes as women at the olympics are taking a stand
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against certain types of uniforms. we have the controversy on gma's first look. >> athlete are taking germany gymnastics womens team making a statement high cut unitards, it is time they set an example for gymist who feel comfortable or sexualized in a suit. attire with sleeve and leg conversation are allowed as long as they match the rest of the uniform. and the norwegian are making waves for wearing shorts. the hand ball federation find nearly $2,000 for improper clothing and coming up at 7:00 a.m. we'll tell you which huge pop star offered to step in and pay the fine. with your first look this is abc news, new york.
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building a better bay area and moving forward and finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. >> we really don't want to cause harm to healthy children through the vaccine. >> now at 5:30 health experts praise pfizer and moderna's decision to expand the covid-19 trials in young children. the rare side effect doctors are tracking and why the on going study is good news for parents. east bay high school has a plan in motion to ease students back into the school year. a special tour for 9th and 10th graders weeks before classes officially begin. and in about an hour the u.s. house select committee will
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begin the investigation into the january 6 riot and we have a special report as what to expect. abc 7 morning is live on hulu live and where ever you stream and abc 7.com. how active live doppler 7 is for the, you know latter parts of july. look at all the moisture up to the border with washington and oregon and down to the monterey bay and thankfully most of the thunderstorms are off shore and where they are hitting on land, some of the rain is reaching the ground which is helping to mitigate the fire threat. look at the kind of triangle right around us. we're stuck in the middle. there is a few showers showing up in the santa cruz mountains and we'll keep the showers in the forecast in the morning south of the bay bridge, and in the early afternoon north of the bay bridge. these are moving from south to north and you can see the sunshine increasing from south to north. temperatures stretch from the upper 60s at the coast to the mid-90s inland, the first day of the heatwave more on that coming up. thank you, mike. new this morning the cause
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of a house fire in san jose that left one person dead is under investigation. it happened just after 1:00 this morning on a state view way near mt. pleasant road. crews had the flames under control in about an hour and thankfully no one else was hurt. part of the focus of building a better bay area included edition indication and how schools are preparing for full in-person learning. it is an adjustment for ninth and ten graders who never stepped foot to campus. we are live at a high school in richmond with a tour students will get today. hi, amy. >> reporter: hi there, this sends a clear message schools are planning to reopen next month. they are ready to go and want to welcome students back here at deanza high school for a tour to see the covid safety measures in place and can start to feel familiar and get comfortable with campus before school starts. covid cases are on the rise. the delta variant is to blame but school districts from san francisco to dublin tell us they
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are planning for in-person learning. state officials say they had better be. the state wants kids at school and does not plan to fund that distance learning model any more. >> we want our kids back in-person full-time for emotionl consequences of being on zoom school are pronounced and profound, ask any parent, i'm included. >>reporter. superintendants tell us they think they have enough experience with the pandemic to know how to keep kids safe while at school. tours for parents are being offered at some schools to feel comfortable with the situation and today tours will be held at deanza high school for some of the freshman and sophomores, many of whom have not been here since the pandemic started and we will welcome back and get comfortable before school starts next month. i'm amy hollyfield with abc 7 news. in the name of safety more
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young children are included in covid-19 vaccine trials. kated larson asked experts how the trials will include safety and parents' state of mind. >> reporter: with the start of school weeks away pfizer and moderna will expand the vaccine study size in children ages 5 to 11. ucsf doctors says it was a smart move by the federal agency. >> parents are going to want to know that they did due diligence and studied it in enough children to ensure that a rare side effect is detected. >> the rare side effect myocarditis are heart inflammation was reported in a small number of teenagers, mostly boys who got to the pfizer shot. >> sometimes the hospitalizations were just precautionary, all of them did quite well. >> reporter: the trials now expanding by several thousand children will be more likely to
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pick up on any negative reactions. >> we really don't want to cause harm to healthy children through the vaccine. >> reporter: the doctor also says how psychologically important increased safety data is for parents. >> you feel like you have some control over whether your kid gets covid or not where as you don't feel like you have any control over whether they have a side effect in the vaccine. that loss of a sense of control is difficult for parents and why i think many parents want to be reassured by safety data. >> reporter: both the doctors have 13-year-old sons who are fully vaccinated and doing well. in younger children, smaller dosing regimes are being tested to undergo safety. even if they aren't authorized by september, in-person learning should take place i'm kate larsen abc 7 news.
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1 million alameda county residents are vaccinated and health officials are urging those who are not vaccinated to get the shot ra mid-the increase in covid cases and two vaccination sites are open for 18 and up st. vincent de paul in oakland and dorothy day house in berkeley. and call the number on the screen to schedule an appointment or drop by a location near you. so far california has distributed 43 million vaccines, 24 million people received at least one dose and more than 21 million are fully vaccinated. you can find this vaccine tracker at abc 7 news.com. in a little less than an hour the special house committee will hold the first hearing on the january 6 siege at the capitol. >> today's hearing is expected to have emotional testimony from four officers who defended the capitol on that day. jobina is live with what we can expect. >> thank you, the house select committee is preparing to show new video from the capitol
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riots. the first witnesses will be four officers who risked their lives to fight back against the mob. the investigation is already clouded with controversy. house speaker nancy pelosi picked two republicans to the panel. representatives adam kingziger and liz cheney both critics of president trump. cheney says it is a disgrace that some republicans act as though the investigation is about partisan politics. >> this capitol was attacked and attacked while we were counting electoral votes and american people deserve the truth and deserve to know exactly what happened and deserve to know minute by minute what decisions were being made, both here and in the white house and they deserve to get to the bottom of it and we have to make sure it never happens again. >> gop leader kevin mccarthy is boycotting the committee after speaker nancy pelosi rejected two republican pictures. mccarthy could be subpoenaed to testify about a phone call he had with trump as the riots
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unfolded. >> thank you. you can watch live coverage of the first hearing into the capitol riots right here on abc 7 or on our abc 7 news app, where ever you stream. that special report is set to start in about an hour, around 6:30. there will be a major shift in u.s. policy in iraq. president biden announced the u.s. combat mission will conclude by the end of the year. he made the announcement during a session in the oval office with the iraqi prime minister. the president says the u.s. role in the country is going to shift to advisory one. there are currently 2,500 troops in iraq. president biden didn't say whether the troops will be withdrawn. today the san francisco board of supervisors are set to vote on a resolution that would end title 42, a policy many on the board says causes any inn humane harm to migrants seeking asylum at the u.s. border and they are calling the biden administration to end the policy. the trump administration invoked
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title 42 last year saying the pandemic was the main reason for turning people away quickly. oakland city council given the green light to opening the city's first code governed homeless encampment at third and peralta streets on caltrans own land. they will provide wooden pallets for residents to build temporary housing. it has room for 40 people and opening day is targeted for labor day. the dixie fire charred an area larger than the size of new york city. >> it is 309 square miles after igniting with a smaller fire over the weekend. the fire is tearing through parts of butte and pumas counties. it is 22% contained. evacuation orders and warnings are changing frequentsly. this shows the moment dixie fire swallowed up the smaller fire. pg&e provided the video located about 15 miles southeast of lake
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almanor. >> as wildfire season heats up a jet fire shortage plaguing rural airports should not ground firefighting aircraft and that's the case right now. the state has been able to work around the issue brought on by covid impact on supply chains. >> we've been able to move acres strategically if we see jet fuel running low at certain small airports. >> according to air lines for america the trade association for the country's leading passenger and car go air lines lack of available pipeline space and a shortage of fuel trucks and drivers during surging demand are, quote, contributing to low fuel inventories at airports primarily smaller ones in the western united states. i have good news as far as the smoke forecast. it looks like the monsoon flow is going to push a little more of the smoke away from tahoe heading through the next couple of days and definitely keep it mainly away from us. the haze you saw yesterday
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afternoon, that is still upon us. this is the middle and upper parts of the atmosphere. what i was showing you before was the near surface smoke we would breathe and make it unhealthy. this is not unhealthy for us because it is too high up and notice the monsoon flow takes it way from us heading through today. there's a slight chance tomorrow morning it could back its way up to napa and eastern parts of contra costa county and it will be short-lived and all the smoke in the sierra and upper and middle parts of the atmosphere. even though the lower parts are clearing out, still not a pretty site to be up there. flags around moving very much and expect more sunshine and you will need the sunglasses more today than yesterday and warm to hot instead of the comfortable conditions we had yesterday afternoon. 60 in union city and fremont. 63 in urinda and cloudy conditions north from 880 and
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coliseum. pleasanton and antioch and san jose in the mid-60s, mildest and clouds moving to the north during the morning and then they're just about out of here by 4:00. wealth of 80s and 90s inland and 80s around the bay. i'll show you the micro climates and how long the heatwave will last. let's get over to jobina. >> good morning we will begin with a slow down in san mateo. the road work has been picked up on southbound 101 at east popular but speeds are very slow around 11 miles-per-hour so hopefully that picks up. we also have a wind advisory issued by chp for the venetian bridge. live picture at 680 things moving up the limit in both directions and busy across all freeways at the moment. very quiet at the golden gate bridge and wif fog advisory issued by chp for this bridge. >> thank you. still antioch police reveal action plan to fighter crime and how they might get drug dealers and gang members on their side. a twist in the case
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antioch's mayor wants the city to hire drug dealers and gang members to turn around a tough neighborhood. part of a internship introduced yesterday. the program will give people training which he believes would lead to jobs. some say the plan lacks details. >> i think that, you know, we should have had more discussions before making these kind of commitments. >> if you can show up at 8:00 in the morning to sell dope and stay until 6:00, you're perfectly capable to showing up city hall, public works and code enforcement division. >> the mayor wants to spend a million dollars on the proposal and says he wants to see it in action by the end of the summer. oakland mayor has joined a
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coalition of 84 u.s. mayors calling to president biden and congress to prioritize citizenship for daca recipients. the call for action comes weeks after a budget reconciliation package. it would allow essential workers and dreamers to become american citizens. >> these people are showing up and making incredible contributions to the community. it is time to recognize that and remove the fear and uncertainty and frankly the impediment to true economic growth and recovery that america was founded upon. >> the mayor says lawmakers should take swift action especially since a texas judge blocked immigrants from filing new data applications. britney spears' new attorney filed a petition to remove the star's father as conservator of his estate. the petition filed in los angeles superior court seeks to
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replace jamie spears saying it strips her daughter of the fundamental liberty and liberties. the estate has more than $2.5 million in cash and assets and $62 in noncash assets. lawyers have not respond and had mr. spears previously defend dz his care of his daughter. seth curry paid to a three generations old flower shop where a sassy senior showed him tricks of the trade. we caught up of mami on how this came to be. >> what's up family? >> i was really surprised. >> for 90 something old mami. >> i wanted everybody to know how would glimpse having seth curry visit her family's three-generations flower shop was pretty special. >> i'm eye warrior familiar and
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i like him better than lebron james. >> he featured three small local businesses started with a phone call. >> i was surprised. wondering is this truly happening or is it someone playing a hoax on us? >> days later he was at the shop mami showing the point guard to make a splash with flower arrangements. >> you he picked up the flower and i told him how to cut it and i said well, i think you play basketball i don't think you better use a knife you will cut yourself and not be able to play again. >> the commercial is an ode to reopen businesses after a particularly challenging year. >> the way it is now i hope it will be better next year. >> she's appreciative after 50 years in the business to meet her favorite player and that he seemed to have a good time too. >> we got flowers for the wife. let's go! >> for him to take time out and visit us it is really important. >> for her and all of the small
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businesses that make our area better. in san mateo. dion lim abc 7 news. >> mami is someone you would want to hang out with, doesn't she. >> and i wouldn't want to mess with her either. >> no. >> cut the flowers that's what she says. >> i like how she's looking out, be careful with the knife. >> right, you don't want to hurt the stars. i wonder if she had a kiddie knife for him or something or let me do it for you. >> mami has this. >> exactly. all right. i'm watching radar returns this morning. how about that? look at that right along the coast there, you can see from about half moon bay southward a potential for a few sprinkles from mid-and upper level clouds and also the potential from the marine layer of a little bit of drizzle and you can see, isn't that gorgeous? how the marine layer and clouds are just kind of snuggled with the city right now? looking back from the east bay hills camera, absolutely beautiful right there.
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all right, so a chance of showers, possible thunderstorm this morning into the early afternoon hours in the north bay. inland heatwave starts today and continues through friday but it will ease for outdoor plans this weekend. taking a look at future radar and you can see the one last push moving from south to north heading through the morning hours and as we head into the afternoon hours. there is a slight chance into the north bay and then by the time 7:00, that chance is over also. so let's take a look at what's going to happen with temperatures. the warmth will be the big issue later on today as we hit the low to mid-90s and in morgan hill and gilroy. mid to upper 80s for rest of the south bay. quite a spread on the peninsula, upper 70s to upper 80s here and check out mid to upper 60s along the coast and mid-and upper 70s, that's almost about 5 to 8 degrees warmer than average. temperatures in the north bay, at least in the valleys we're looking mid to upper 80s to northward low to mid-90s.
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east bay 75 in richmond, the cool spot. 79 in oakland to 85 from fremont and mid to upper 90s. find a way to keep comfortable in the valleys. tonight mid-60s to mid-50s. a lot like this morning with maybe a little more in the way of being able to see stars. low to moderate risk of heat illness especially inland wednesday, thursday and friday and 60s at the coast and 80s around the bay. we'll be happy to get back to 80s sliding through the week end. thank you. the truckee airport will be closed after a plane crashed killed all three people on board. investigators say the plane was coming in for landing around 1:00 yesterday afternoon and struck trees and came down near a golf course bursting into flames. >> it went down and looked like it was going down on its nose and left wing. i don't know if it flipped over or landed like that. then a huge explosion, a fire
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and smoke. >> the names of the three people who died have not been released. it's want clear yet where that plane took off from but made contact with the control tower just before the crash. new at 6:00, kansas city chief reconsider the team just decide how it wants to hajtdz the future of the controversial image and first the once popular museum that recently closed in san francisco. and tess larks the record high the company set. taking a live look outside california, did you know our homes share power?
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tesla blew past predictions
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for the company record. ceo elon musk says it expects to finish construction of auto making fact others in austin and berlin later this year. and the company has been hit hard by the global computer chip shortage. and santa cruz, beach boardwalk should open on time this morning after a power outage stopped all the rides. pg&e says underground equipment failure caused a blackout yesterday afternoon and affected the boardwalk and more than 4,200 customers. all the riders at the boardwalk were brought down safely and the power came back on a few hours later. the museum of ice cream in san francisco permanently closed. the business times reports all of the signage outside of the landmark savings union bank on grand avenue was taken down last week and all references to a san francisco loading have been taken off the website. the museum of ice cream opened in 2017 to much fan fare. the first batch of tickets sold out in 90 minutes.
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the new york city location is still open and locations are opening in austin, texas and singapore. all right, over to you mike. did you ever go. >> nope. >> all right. let's take a look at what's going on weatherwise. active live doppler 7. lightning strikes just off the coast and the rotating up to eureka city or crescent city and eureka i should say. the greatest instability is over the ocean, you can see we are pretty quiet save a few light sprinkles to a light shower over the coast south of the bay bridge and golden gate bridge. and best chance for thunderstorms heading through the rest of the day. tomorrow and into thursday, we'll be in the sierra. thank you, the dreamer and chiefs vision for dollywood --
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excuse me. dolly parton. back woods bashy, the plan she has for the future. back to school shots, if student might be required to get shots before going back to the classroom. multiple bay area districts showing us what the return looks like. and barbara boxer falling victim to crime in oakland. the police have the suspects tracked after mugging in jack london square. first a live look outside at the market. we'll be right back.
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the january 6th capitol mob sharing some of his planned testimony today. lawmakers who were hiding under threat now open the investigation in the very same chambers. our live report getting you ready for what's to come at the bottom of the hour in lookoutsi seeing what it looks like. big question this morning. are we getting rain on this tuesday? mike knows and he's been following the forecast for our neighborhoods all morning long. >> good morning. you're watching abc 7 mornings live on abc 7, hulu live and wherever you stream. what i saw in the forecast was san francisco possibly in the 70s today which we haven't seen in it a while. >> it's been a long time. quite a streak of cool weather. i'm going to go back to that shot. i love that picture of the fog in san francisco and that soft embrace this morning. that is absolutely gorgeous. i just posted that on social media. that's how much i enjoyed that. here's a look at our thunderstorms.
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just showing you the lightning right now.

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