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a cold front is several hours away. it will be impacting the bay area with a pet or change today. -- with a pattern change today. it is in the 50's in union city and hayward. temperatures are as warm as 60 and as cool as 39 in santa rosa. level 1 system coming in at 3:00 to 4:00 in the north bay, live look outside where we will have partly to mostly cloudy skies through the bulk of the day. by 4:00, we have a few showers along the coastal hills. they will be sinking south. looking at the shower chances, later in the east bay and southbay. we have several chances of rain coming up this week. we will talk about it coming up. >> many in the bay area are ready to greet the first rains of the season with open arms. fire crews hope the precipitation comes and gives them a break from fighting the
wildfires. our reporter shows us how residence in the north bay are getting ready. reporter: it is a sunny day for pickle ball in nevada. rain is coming. these players say bring it on. >> the rain will not deter these people. reporter: our dry weather pattern is changing. >> there are opportunities to see more rain. reporter: it could bring some relief for our epic drought. dry grass is everywhere, and so is the threat of fire. sky seven was over this wildfire monday night that burned acres.. crews were watching the weather hoping for a break from a busy wildfire summer. >> it is looking really good. all the weather forecasting is looking really good. it should give us a little reprieve. reporter: the rain is welcome.
fire season is far from over. >> we need to remain vigilant and prepare for after the rain comes through. it could rain solid through the week. i would be happy. reporter: john came to ace hardware in windsor with hopes of saving every drop of rain. >> it is going to catch rainwater so we can use that water for the garden. reporter: this story was busy with people ready to weatherproof. don't forget the sandbags. remember these, still the best way to keep water away from your house. the store supervisor says the shelves are stocked and storm ready. >> just trying to get prepared with what customers will need. reporter: in case you forgot, this is what rain looks like. we cannot wait to see it again for real.
in the north bay, abc 7 news. >> we may have forgotten. it has been so long. you can always check abc 7 doppler on our abc 7 news app. the evacuation order for a wildfire has been downgraded, allowing people in santa cruz county to return home. the estrada fire has burned over 138 acres. crews when some of the embers jumped the containment line and started another fire. it is northeast of carlito's. nearly 300 people were told to evacuate. calfire canceled another controlled burn yesterday. the family of an oakland man shot and killed by the fbi are demanding answers. >> jonathan cortez. >> protesters marched and
chanted outside oakland city hall yesterday. he was shot and killed last serve a warrant. the agent said he pulled a gun. the family said an fbi agent showed up at the funeral. they are demanding answers. the fbi denied the allegations. children will be at the center of a statewide protest tomorrow. calls are going out on social media for parents to keep their kids home from school to protest governor newsom's covid vaccine mandate for california schoolchildren. we have the story from the east bay. reporter: the plan is to speak up by not showing up. according to various social media posts by those organizing a campaign to keep kids home from school on monday to protest governor newsom's covid-19 vaccine mandate. >> we know if our children stay home from school, that will impact the funding that schools
get for that day. we want them to know that we are serious about not being forced to vaccinate our children. reporter: california schoolchildren who attend in person will be required to get the covid-19 vaccine once it is fully approved. enforcement could begin as early as january. >> would typically sign an agreement with most public schools that your child will be vaccinated. there is typically a list of vaccinations or immunizations that you are required to have. >> it disappoints me that people are continuing not to take this vaccine seriously. as a parent, your number one responsibility is to make sure your child is in a safe school setting. >> realize that this vaccine is not a slamdunk. you can still get the disease. you can still pass the disease. reporter: 85% of residents have
received at least one dose of a covid vaccine. it is a reality the governor credits with getting his state to the lowest seven-day case rate in the country. >> on the the t county offered an incentive to get people vaccinated. e t to doses received $25 target gift cards. pfizer boosters were also available. the county says it is working to increase vaccination rates among the latino population. >> i think it is important in our latino community. there is a lot of stigma out there about covid. at the end of the day, this is the safest way that our community can continue growing and being healthy by taking this vaccine. >> currently 67% of san mateo's county -- san mateo counties latino population is vaccinated.
yesterday it was the first time since march of 2020 where there was no capacity limit inside of center. business owners are excited for this season, hoping it will help the local economy. >> there are more people. that is great. >> we had people come in earlier. we have extra staff tonight as well. we hope it keeps going. >> the san jose downtown association says the big boost for them is when office workers start working. only about 20% of offices are in person. a tribute to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the oakland hills fire storm. there will be a community picnic with a tribute. in 1991, the fire burned more than 1500 acres. it is the third deadliest wildfire in california history. today's event runs from 11:00 to 3:00 in oakland.
organizers will hand out information on how to stay safe during emergencies. it is a return of san francisco's sunday streets. today is called phoenix day. it will feature historic pop-ups. here is a list of locations where cars will not be allowed. each location will have different activities, including live music, dance performances, art exhibits, and more. it should be a little bit cooler today than yesterday. >> what about the rain now? 57 pacifica. 39 santa rosa. san francisco sitting in between. we have a lot of cloud cover on the way. rain arriving late in the day. it is just the first in a series of systems. i will have my accuweather forecast next. >> there is a new memorial in san francisco for the man who
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and. >> may not come of a lot harder than it has ever been. families of the fallen, you have suffered enormous loss. >> a session was held for the fallen officer. developing, a group of 17 u.s. religious missionaries including minors have been kidnapped. they say they were on their way home from building an orphanage when they were taken by an armed gang. this comes as the country is struggling with a spike in gang-related kidnappings. a they point man pled guilty to sending threatening text messages during the january 6 insurrection. people shortly after the november election until early january. he is scheduled to be sentenced
in december. his plea agreement recommends he spend 15 to 21 months in prison. jury selection begins tomorrow in georgia for the trial of three men charged with the murder of ahmaud arbery. he was killed while jogging in february 2020. the mcmichaels say they conducting a citizens arrest. a tribute now stands at the national aids memorial grove in golden gate park for the first person cured of hiv. the memorial boulder was dedicated yesterday. 13 years ago, he underwent an experimental stem cell transplant in germany from a donor who was immune to hiv. doctors said it was a success. >> it is just a loving tribute
to timothy. he was a very sweet and kind hearted person that wanted everybody to be cured. >> crown became an international inspiration and advocate for cancer research. he died at his home in palm springs. >> harder to pinpoint exactly how much and the certainty. it is looking like several chances of rain coming our way this week. you can see the energy to the north. in the upper elevations. live doppler seven shows it is quiet out there. temperatures have a big range with some southwest component allowing for mild numbers. 50 santa clara. it is chilly.
near 40 in parts of santa rosa. 45 in napa. as we start out the day, it is in the 50's and comfortable in the city. clouds will be with us throughout the book of the day. late in the afternoon, some showers. sunny and cool monday. wednesday, more showers looking at the possibility of showers increasing in intensity as we get toward the weekend. level 1 system allowing for 3:00 to 4:00 for the rain to start on northbay. along the coastal hills, we could pick up 2/10 to under 1/10 of an inch of rain. by the afternoon, we are dry and have sunshine. there is rain in santa rosa. as we pushed further towards
4:00 or 5:00,by 6:00, perhaps ap southbay. we are looking at snow there are higher amounts along the coastal hills. maybe over a tent in clear lake. winter weather advisory :00 tonight to 5:00 monday morning. some areas could see up to a foot of snow. here is what we are looking a through the middle of the week. another system coming from the north could spread more rain and snow into the mountains. look what happens as we get behind that system. the energy is to the north. this is a strong system heading into the weekend. we are forecasting more rain for
the weekend. 61 san francisco. 70 with more sunshine in concord. the rain arriving in the northbay first. looking at brighter skies monday and tuesday. the next system on wednesday into thursday. next weekend looking real interesting. tracking and managing wildland fire responses, nasa is tapping satellites and silicon valley tax expert taste -- tech expertise. >> a shift over 10 years in the making comes as nasa redefines
its mission. the top two administrators of the agency believe nasa will make a difference in monitoring wildfires and managing response. >> people don't realize nasa is the eyes in the sky. the satellites we have an orbit looking at the earth 24/7 are giving us the information that decision-makers need about the changes in our planet. >> aerial response is critical as wildfires can explode quickly. as more drones launched, nasa is addressing the need for utter air and ground traffic control systems. >> this demonstration and what is being worked on with the u.s. fire service, with calfire is nothing short of extraordinary. >> nasa hardware and software are monitoring drought as part
of its climate change mission. if you are an airline passenger, there is other good news. have you ever been stuck at and airport -- stuck on the at the gate? it is designed to keep aircraft in motion. >> pushback from the gate onto the ramp and onto the taxiway. the end of the runway take off, not stopping. think how much fuel you save. >> it is a new nasa for which moon shot projects have a climate change focus. ♪ >> there is nothing quite like the sound of a vinyl record. how big group of latina djs in the bay area are keeping the the bay area are keeping the stories of their childhood the classic hollywood story. we meet the hero, the all-new nissan frontier.
>> welcome back. what is coming up at 7:00 on good morning america. >> coming up, american missionaries kidnapped in haiti, children among the captured. we are bringing you the latest from the haitian consulate. the nation's second-largest police department preparing to lose officers of it -- over covid-19 mandates. the vaccine battle across the country as the cdc releases new data on the shot. the supply chain disruptions causing shortages ahead of halloween. the unique challenges stores are facing this year. it is all ahead on gma. >> as hispanic care dig month
wraps up, we are introducing you to a group of latina djs committed to keeping traditions alive through music. >> growing up to a common beat. >> i would remember waking up on the weekends and my mom was already playing music. she was already cleaning and cooking. it was part of everyday life at home. >> every sunday when i was at my grandpa's house, it was like i am going to teach you how to dance salsa, get all the steps down. sunday school for us was teaching us how to dance. >> >> playing these songs, it feels like they are there. it feels like i'm at a birthday party.
>> these memories would shape se their lives. as daughters of mexican immigrants, they saw the need to preserve their parents culture. >> it is part of me. being able to share music, that part of my culture, it feels like an extension. >> family is very much part of who we are as people. >> you are a 100% proud chicano. >> absolutely. they walk into their purpose. they are latinx djs with chapters in seven cities across the country. >> we are latina, chicano, proud. we are a force to be reckoned with. >> their parents introduced them to their first records. now they are witnessing how their daughters are sharing their music with america. >> they came up from l.a., and i
think they were just stunned. they go to this one plays, and they know you. they have been there for these moments. >> your parents are like this is my daughter. >> a little bit. it makes me proud that they are so proud. >> she is now buying vinyl for her shelves. her collection includes records passed on by her family. >> i have some more in my room. >> her mom goes on stage with her. >> my mom goes to almost all of my gigs. if she works the next day, she wants to be there right with me. sometimes she will bring her own records. can i throw on a few? wait a second, i am trying to get in my groove. she also djs. it is awesome. >> we bring a different vibe. the party is better with us. [speaking spanish]
>> exactly. it is just another energy. it is a female energy, non-binary. >> they are also ambassadors of the latina culture. what does it mean for you to keep these traditions and music alive? >> i feel like it is a responsibility. >> do you feel like you are bringing your parents with you? >> yes, i do with every set. >> folks know the music. they know the dances. it is like we are continuing the tradition of the music and the dance and the culture. >> for these women, music was the legacy. their parents passed it onto them. now they have made it their goal to keep those beats alive one record at a time. >> a gift that maybe they didn't know they were giving to me, but
i really treasure. >> in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> what a wonderful story. to celebrate hispanic heritage month and the contributions of the latino community, abc 7 has produced an hour-long special. you can stream it at abc7news.com, hulu, and our abc 7 app. vaccine mandate battles are heating up across the country. the nation's second-largest police department bracing to lose half of its officers. they were hit hard by the pandemic. now they are suffering from supply chain issues. the problems bay area restaurants are facing.
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news. as always, we will start with a look at the weather. let's g b right now, we have offshore. it is milder out there. the breeze has switched to the south-southwest in advance of this cold front. we are looking at breezy winds and temperatures not as cold. 50's downtown. 59 san jose. santa rosa 39. those wind chill areas certainly chilly. right above half moon bay mile-per-hour wind gusts. the atmosphere is still super dry. we are welcoming this weak system later today. temperatures will be slow to warm today. it is going to be breezy and cool and dry for the first half of the day. there is rain in sonoma county. 5:00 along the peninsula and into the south. we will track the other chances
for rain in the week ahead in a few minutes. >> covid-19 cases are down. millions of americans remain unvaccinated. numerous cities and employers have issued mandates, but many people are resisting the requirement. christine sloan has the details. >> as covid case numbers continue to fall nationally, more vaccine requirements continue to go into effect. not everyone is willing to roll up their sleeves. in chicago, a court battle is heating up between the city and police force, about half of which is unvaccinated. >> we have seen from the fraternal order of police, a lot of misinformation, flat out lies in order to induce insurrection. >> the city announcing those who do not get vaccinated will be placed on no pay status. in seattle, the police department is making
preparations ahead of a monday deadline for all officers to provide proof of vaccination. the concern that the department may lose hundreds of officers who are choosing not to get vaccinated. in everett, washington, 200 boeing employees staged a protest against the company's vaccine mandate. mask rules are now loosened in san francisco. masks no longer required in some environments if everyone is fully vaccinated and there are not more than 100 people. >> it is a nice feeling that the city decides it is safe for us to take our masks off. >> this week, acc panel will meet on recommendations for moderna and johnson & johnson boosters. if authorized, the boosters could be out at the end of the week. >> coming up on this anthony fauci will talk about mixing and matching vaccines.
the u.s. will start vaccinating kids, and recommendations for holiday gatherings. you can watch that right here on abc 7. former president bill clinton is expected to be released from the hospital today. the 75-year-old was the hospital last tuesday. his aide says he is in good spirits. the u.s. coast guard is investigating a large cargo ship that could be connected to the pipeline that spilled more than 25,000 gallons of oil off of huntington beach. weather, the anchor from the ship stripped away the pipeline'susing more vulneble to oth s have a video that showe
moment an amtrak train slammed into a truck in oklahoma. everyone is all right. you can see the train was running between fort worth and oklahoma city when it hit that car hauler stuck on the tracks. four people on the train were injured. the truck driver was not seriously hurt. a new deal has been agreed on by tv and film production workers t ulha been a nationwide strike. the new three contract still needs to be ratified by the unions members. the international alliance of theatrical and stage employees union says it addresses a livable wage, meal breaks, and larger contributions to health and pension benefits. the strike would have been the first in the unions history. still had on abc 7 mornings, scrambling for silverware. bay area restaurants are running
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>> shoppers could face challenges this holiday season. port backlogs and a shortage of drivers is causing disruptions for stores. >> consumers across the country continue to face rising prices and empty shelves amid supply chain disruptions. 40% of all u.s. imports come through southern california's ports. cargo shipping containers are sitting offshore. >> where we are seeing gaps. >> the cost of shipping a container from china to the u.s. skyrocketing from $1300 to more than $16,000. it is taking twice as long.
what once took 41 days is now taking 75 days. a shortage of truck drivers is complicating supply issues. >> the trucking industry, a lot of them have sought other opportunities. >> the american trucking association estimates prior to the pandemic the industry was short 60,000 drivers. that number has increased with retirements and not being able to train new drivers as trucking schools have closed. some larger retailers are chartering their own ships. >> it is strange for us to be able to not call up and get something. >> president biden announcing steps to fix the backlog, including having ports worked around-the-clock and urging companies to work together. fedex and ups both increasing operations. >> their commitment to go all in on 24/7 operations means businesses of all sizes will get their goods on shelves faster.
>> facing product shortages. owners are having a hard time stocking dinnerware, glassware, and utensils. things that used to take eight weeks to arrive now take five months. food prices are on the rise as the cost of labor has gone up. many owners are calling on the government to give them a financial boost to stay afloat. now the players he meant are helping him in his time of need. abc 7 news reporter justin dorsey shows how a sports spot goes beyond the lights. >> a good mentor is someone who can change your life forever. performer professional basketball player derek king, that person was his coach alan. >> he saw some talent that was not uncovered yet. he was willing to be patient and mentor me.
i would not be here without him. >> is a former pro player, coach alan taught skills needed to succeed on and off the court. many of his athletes did not even have to pay for his coaching. the lessons he taught would need to be applied to his own life. last year, coach alan suffered some of the worst losses of his life. he lost his home, his program, and his gym. >> it was very difficult. i started to see the challenges i was facing that i was helping everone else with. dealing with mental health issues, emotional stress, and dealing with depression. i never knew what it was actually like. >> after seeing their coach at such a low point, former players and parents created a gofundme account to get him back to doing what he loves. more than $9,000 raised so far. >> that says a lot about the
type of person he is that the community is gathering around and trying to help him. i am not surprised. [crying] >> it means a lot. >> grateful for the help, coach alan did not want his story to be one of sadness. he strives to fight through adversity every day. >> if i gave up and one person found out, and i gave this message, i could not live with myself. that is what drove me to keep pushing and keep trying. >> the heart of a champion, no matter the loss. in san jose, dustin dorsey. >> love to see the players coming together like that. let's get a look outside now. >> we are looking at a pretty start to the day. the sun 7:20. you can see a clear star. 55 downtown. it is in th
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click, call, or visit a store today. >> welcome back. here is a live look outside. just beautiful as the sun starts to come up this morning. hope you are having a nice start to the day. the sharks will be back in action in montréal tuesday night for the start of a five-game road trip. here is abc 7 sports anchor chris alvarez with the highlights. >> good morning. the sharks are back. two new goalies and a rookie on the roster. second period, down 2-0.
sharks within 1. now on the power play. jackson weatherby, first career game and first career goal 2-2 after two. his first of the year. sharks open the season with a 4-3 victory. >> you could not ask for a better way to start the season. it was 18 when. -- a team win. everyone knows there were some nerves at the beginning. >> so happy we can play again in front of our fans. it was fun again winning the game. it was a lot of fun. >> a lot of fun indeed. cal and san jose state played
friday night. fans in the cowboy hats. first quarter was all cardinal. strike to benjamin euro. he finds pater. 7-0 -- finds pay 7-0 cardinal. 13-13 after pat. fourth quarter, down 27-16. stanford is going to sneak it in. next possession, mckee, pass. stanford takes the lead. max, his second touchdown of the game. cougars back up in front.
3rd and 13. mckee loses the football. washington state wins it. san jose earthquakes, just 2:10 into the game. so nice we show it twice. 2-0 second-half. carlos, that is a goal. it's 2-1. lafc wins 3-1. that is a third straight loss for san jose. that is your look at sports. >> we have a special moment that we want to show you. it is the emotional embrace captured on camera after freshman wesley scott scored during his homecoming football game. wes is living with down syndrome. his coach put him into the game
to leave his mark. wes sprinted 70 yards for the touchdown. >> he was only supposed to run five yards. once he saw the end zone, he took off. it was a really special thing. he loved it. it was something i will never forget. >> i was not a football coach. i was a person watching something special happen. >> both teams surrounded wes after he scored to celebrate. his team ended up winning 46- what a great story. we have great news. we are tracking the rain. >> a big change from yesterday. it was 81 in san francisco. 83 at the airport. 89 in watsonville. widespread 80's across the bay area. today, breezy conditions and clouds increasing. here is a look at the clouds.
they are increasing and making for a pretty sunrise. this is our tower camera. we have low clouds and high clouds. the sun comes up at 7:20. 59 san jose. it is kind of mild with a bit of a south wind. beautiful streaks of high clouds. air quality is good. the atmosphere is dry. relative humidity about 20%. 39 santa rosa. 41 nevada. 59 by the delta. santa cruz 52. it will be in the 60's. yesterday, it was 85. we have a cool week ahead. several chances of showers starting today. tomorrow, we have a break into tuesday. by wednesday at looking at more rain. the most promising system
looking like the end of the workweek. level 1 system later today. we are dried to start the day. cloudy skies. we will get some sunshine 1:00 to 2:00. by 3:00 to 4:00, here is the front in the north bay. it sweeps east and south and falls apart around the dinner hour. moving through the southbay at 6:00. we are left with partly cloudy skies. amounts ranging from it is going to provide more wind and cooler temperatures. we will look for this to bring snow to the sierra nevada. winter weather advisory looking from two to six inches of snow. that is about 55 hundred feet.
-- 5500 feet. at lake level, we are looking at one to two inches. eight inches at donner. the level 1 system arriving late in the day. it is breezy and cooler. 70 conquered. as much as 20 degrees cooler for many areas. that system sweeps through late tonight. we have brighter and cool conditions monday. light showers on wednesday and we could see more showers thursday. friday and saturday, looking at a system that could not only move into the weekend, but it is looking like heavy rain to the north of us. that will shift how much rain it brings to us. >> at 95 years old, tony ben has something new to crowing about. how the legendary
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hayward gathered to pick pumpkins that would be donated to pediatric hospitals and doctors offices in the area. the goal is to brighten the spooky season. take a look as pumpkins were transformed into a loft, cookie monster, and lots of other characters. >> ♪ i left my heart ♪ [piano ♪ >> ♪ in san francisco ♪ >> tony bennett has now five guinness world records. he set the record for being the oldest person to release an album of new material. at the time, he was 95 years and 60 days old. just incredible.
could listen to tony bennett all day. >> arriving later today. level 1 system bringing much cooler temperatures and breezy wins. scattered showers arriving later in the day. here is the timeline. 3:00 to 4:00 in the north bay. partly to mostly cloudy and looking at temperatures only in the low 60's downtown. the accuweather seven day forecast monday and tuesday are dry and cool. looking at more rain on wednesday. we could see a shower chance on thursday. next weekend looking at more rain and snow in the mountains. the system is lining up for us. we have to track them and time them out. stay tuned. things are changing through the week. >> thank you all for joining us on abc 7 mornings. abc 7 news continues at 9:00
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good morning, america. breaking overnight. u.s. missionaries kidnapped. reports of 17 people including children have been abducted by a gang in haiti. the state department's response this morning. shot showdown. the battle over vaccine mandates. members of the nation's second largest police force at odds with the city. same in seattle, the concerns over keeping the streets safe if they're pulled off of the job. plus the cdc data on vaccine effectiveness. heading home. former president bill clinton spending another night in the hospital and getting family visits as he is treated for an infection. when he is expected to be released. urgent manhunt for a suspect