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right now. good evening and thank you for joining us. i'm anoushah rasta. >> i'm terry mcsweeney. in days everyone 16 and older can get a vaccine in california, but already we're seeing how it might be easier said than done. two sites reserved for walk-ins in vaccines ran out of vaccines today. san francisco just opened vaccine eligibility for people 16 and over who live in eight specific zip codes. today people flooded the sites. between the two sites there were 1,300 doses on hand. an hour and a half after opening they were all gone. several people posting they left frustrated. the drop-in sites will be open 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., first come, first served. you can register for an appointment online. statewide eligibility opens to ever 16 and older on thursday. the city's covid command center released a statement saying the city is dealing with insufficient and unpredictable
vaccine supplies and because of that mover people could have a hard time securing appointments in coming weeks as some vaccines will be reserved for second doses. on the peninsula, tech and health merged to help the community. people got vaccinated at facebook. nbc bay area's jing area con au conejero saab is on the campus for us. >> reporter: spacious and organized is how it was described here at facebook. today over 1,200 people from surrounding underserved communities came to the tech giant's campus to get the shots. >> what is wonder if is we can vaccinate all of the adults in the family. >> reporter: today is exciting for her team from family health center in east palo alto. throughout the pandemic she worked to add access to covid testing and now vaccinations to underserved communities, and today she gets to help from facebook. >> we have to improve equity, we have what we call barrier-free
vaccine clinics where people can just show up. we make sure that they meet the eligibility requirements, which now have all been waived except for you have to be 18 and older. >> reporter: the vaccination site at facebook particularly served three nearby communities. east palo alto and the communities of north oaks and bell haven. according to census data, the neighborhood of bell haven in menlo park reported 52% of covid cases in the city, prompting its leaders to take action. >> it is extremely important to do a bottom-up approach when it comes to vaccine to make sure people who want one have access to it. >> there's a lot of people. there's a lot of people, but everything was so organized. so, yeah, it was pretty smooth. >> reporter: starting this saturday and continuing on to every saturday of the month, facebook has opened their doors to vaccinate a goal of 10,000 people, even offering shuttle service to their campus from nearby neighborhoods. a big sense of relief is what this menlo park man felt after receiving his one-dose j & j
vaccine. >> i feel very relieved because at home i have a 94-year-old mom and i was worried about bringing something home to her. >> reporter: today was also a turning point for this man who has not seen his mother in close to two years. >> it feels amazing. my mom is actually on the phone the whole, main purpose is really to feel safe about traveling and get home to see her and when she is vaccinated as well. i can't wait to see her. >> reporter: facebook's vaccination site is a walk-up site. the only requirements are you must be 18 years or older, and either work or live in san mateo county. in menlo park, "nbc bay area news". taking a live look at the mass vaccination site at the oakland coliseum. that site obviously in alameda county, but get this. starting today anyone 16 and older living in contra costa county can book an appointment there. until now people living in contra costa county had to be 50 or older to sign up for an appointment at the coliseum. as of today it is different, and
ac transit and b.a.r.t are offering free rides to and from the coliseum. all you need to do is show proof of your appointment. an east bay doctor is doing what she can to get more people vaccinated against covid-19. you may remember dr. melissa mcnamara is the sole practitioner at the arthritis and rheumatology center in san ramon. today she turned her office into a vaccination clinic. with the help of other local doctors and about 20 volunteers they were able to vaccinate about 200 people, all free of dh. an emotional mcnamara explained how helping her community impacted her personally. >> this has been one of the best experiences of my life and my career. we are doing all of this free of charge, which i'm very proud of. i'm so proud of my doctors and nurses who are out there and all of the volunteers who are participating in this. it is a life-changing experience for us.
>> this is the second free clinic held by dr. mcnamara. we profiled her first one just as vaccines started rolling out, but she has not yet been able to, up until this point hadn't been able to hold another one until now. she says she plans to hold one every saturday as long as there's enough supply. for more information, visit covidvaxnow.org. our own chris chmura put together a list of things to do to help you track down that appointment, the best times to find one as well. just use your phone to scan the qr code on the bottom of your screen. it will take you straight to his list of tips. don't worry if you don't have your phone ready or handy. we will show you the qr code again in a few minutes. it is a milestone in the vaccine rollout. tonight a quarter of adults in california are fully vaccinated. take a look at this. more than 26% of californians over the age of 18 are fully vaccinated. that's about 8.6 million people. another 19% of adults partially vaccinated, so they still need
that second dose. in total, the state has administered 22.5 million shots. new at 6:00, the employment development department starts phasing in renewed emergency unemployment compensation today. the edd announced that this next week will be devoted to phasing in the extension of benefits. this is all possible because the federal government approved new legislation extending and in some cases increasing federal unemployment benefits. according to the edd, the benefit supply for about 700,000 californians who are exhausted all other benefits. the nation's highest court is putting a stop to california's rules banning home worship. that includes things like bible study and prayer meetings. state health leaders were limiting indoor social gatherings to no more than three households and people were required to wear masks and social distance, but late yesterday the supreme court agreed that those restrictions should be lifted. the state was already planning to ease restrictions on
thursday. community supporting community. daly city is taking action to put an end of violence against the aapi community. the mayor announced the city is launching a new community-based program to fight crimes like this one. you might remember this one. troubling video from last month. an asian woman being thrown to the ground and robbed in the middle of the afternoon. she says the new program called saint sentinel is a grassroots effort where people can volunteer as part of a neighborhood watch team. then there are plans to expand to a companion program where the elderly can request someone to walk with them. >> this community-based program is so important to the community because i know there are some folks that are continually fearful, and it is really showing how as a community we are going to stand up together and fight this together. >> the mayor says the program is expected to launch at the end of spring. new at 6:00, a very visual symbol of unity and love for
oakland's aapi community. several bay area artists from the asian and black communities spent the day making mobile murals in honor of those impacted by asian hate. this is a look at some of the art as it was taking shape. artists gathered at madison park to paint canvasses that will be on the move in oakland's chinatown in coming days and months. the project is called love and protect. labor leader and civil rights activist dolores huerta turns 91 today. in honor of her birthday the governor issued a proclamation declaring april 10th door lores huerta day in california. she worked alongside chavez to form united farm workers. she became the first latina inducted into the national women's hall of fame in 1993 and was awarded the presidential medal of freedom in 2016. our very own jessica aguirre sat down one-on-one with huerta last
fall to talk about her mission and the fight for equality. you can watch the full interview on our website. go to nbcbayarea.com/raceinamerica. when we come back it is a spring tradition, but this year's cherly blossom festival is much different. how you can enjoy the beauty but from a distance. and you might have enjoyed today's sunshine, but how long is it here to stay for in the bay area? i have answers to that question coming up. and here is another look at that qr code anoushah was talking about a moment ago. use your phone to scan the code at the bottom of your screen. it will take you straight to our website to see chris chmura's full story on tips and tricks to track down a vaccine appointment. is your family ready for an emergency? you can prepare by mapping out two ways to escape your home, creating a supply kit, and including your whole family in practice drills. for help creating an emergency plan, visit safetyactioncenter.pge.com
a week's worth of food and water, radio, flashlight, batteries and first aid kit are a good start to learn more, visit safetyactioncenter.pge.com in half moon bay an overnight rescue at a historic house that caught on fire happened before 3:00 this morning. it is part of the 1905inn on main street. firefighters rescued two people leaning out a second floor window. they were trapped by the flames. nine other people were able to escape on their own. fortunately, nobody was hurt. at this point no word on what sparked that fire. a couple of earthquakes rattled the bay area this morning. the first was a magnitude 2.9 in the east bay. a few hours later a 3.4 in the north bay. the first one happened at 4:50 a.m. about nine miles northwest of livermore. slightly larger quake hit at 7:16 near calistoga.
that quake was felt in ken wood and santa rosa. no reports of injuries or damage from either quake. new at 6:00, a special day for a korean war veteran in the south bay. san jose mayor sam liccardo presented veteran dan fish with his high school diploma. fish was born in massachusetts and went to new bedford high school. he was set to graduate in 1950 before joining the navy, but because of his service he never received his diploma. a provision to state law now allows war veterans to receive high school diplomas if they permanently withdrew from school to serve in world war ii, korea or the vietnam war. fish had lived in san jose since 1956. in san francisco today plenty of people out and about in chinatown enjoying the nice weather and supporting local businesses for chinatown walkway weekends. this was part of the streets program returning to the city this month. in chinatown, grant avenue was closed to cars between california and washington every
saturday and sunday from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. . all right. the return of the cable car to san francisco. well, obviously not exactly. a parklet built like a cable car, this one at sutter street near sansom where the cars run on california street. no cable car has been running since march of last year because of the coronavirus. it is a spring tradition we cherish every year, the northern california cherry blossom has gone virtual again this year because of the pandemic. >> that's right. the festival now in its 54th year. officially kicked off a couple of hours ago. this year's theme is the japanese term meaning strength through bonds of community and friendship. the festival will commemorate ten years since the massive earthquake and tsunami devastated the nation. our very own mike inowe emceed the fess visits. nbc bay area is a proud sponsor of that festival. an absolute gorgeous day for
a festival on a walk in chinatown or really anything. it was just perfect spring weather. >> it really is. i love this spring weather. my plants are loving it, binks is loving it, things are good but we need rain. let's get on to the forecast and see how it is doing because we will talk about our california reservoirs. right now it is 60 degrees in san francisco. how is that for a spring temperature? we will be slightly warmer into tomorrow. winds right now, still breezy, about 26 miles per hour around the coastline. san jose at about 67 degrees right now, dipping into the 50s by the afternoon into the overnight hours. let's look at that 24-hour temperature change because i did mention it was warmer today and it is going to get even warmer tomorrow. san jose, ten degrees warmer right now compared to the past 24 hours. now, how is our air quality doing? because it is so beautiful outside you might be concerned about whether or not we will be okay. it looks like we are good to go. north bay down to santa clara
valley we are good when it comes to the air quality index, and the only thing you do want to worry about though is the allergies because we are seeing some pretty high pollen counts when it comes to tree and grass pollen. keep that in mind if you will be out and about tomorrow. take a look at the daytime high. san jose, 75. look at concord, 78 degrees. livermore, 77. so that's one of our warmer spots, and we are going to see a warm afternoon. however, waking up to some cloudy coastlines yet again. let's look at that long-range outlook because right now it is looking like maybe april 14th and 15th we might get april showers, but not here locally. more like near the sierra and, of course, that's good news for the snow pack and, you know, the reservoir levels and all of that. that makes a big impact when it comes to california's water supply. so let's take a look at the updated numbers. the four largest reservoirs are currently at 72% of capacity of historical averages. as far as the sierra snow pack,
only about 46% of average. that is definitely below what we're supposed to be at right now for this time of year. so we're hoping to at least get a little bit of rain in the sierra on the 14th, but for now the seven-day forecast here in san jose, things are only going to get warmer heading into monday, tuesday and wednesday. check out these inland temperatures, nearing those 80s, possibly even going to hit the 80-degree mark on monday. tuesday into wednesday, we will stick to the mid 70s and things cool off slightly heading into next weekend. so spring certainly here with all of that sunshine, but morning cloud cover. i'll send it back to you. >> thanks very much. a hidden city hidden no more. take a look at this. the major discovery in egypt that has archeologists stunned. we'll show you.
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britain's prince charles paid tribute to his father, prince philip. buckingham palace says a royal funeral will take place on april 17th at windsor castle. nbc's kelly cobiella reports from london. >> reporter: the palace announced prince harry will attend his grandfather's funeral. he will arrive from california and according to quarantine laws in this country he will have to quarantine for a minimum of five days. the funeral itself will be entirely out of public view in terms of public access. it will be behind the walls of windsor castle. the service will take place at st. georges chapel, the same place prince harry and meghan markle married nearly three years ago. we understand prince charles will follow his father's cover inin a short funeral procession as well.
today prince charles gave an emotional statement to the nation, saying that his family missed philip enormously. >> my dear papa was a very special person who i think above all else would have been amazed by the reaction and the touching things that have been said about him. from that point of view we are, my family, deeply grateful. fire! >> reporter: a 41-gun salute rang out across the country today for philip and on naval ships at sea for this navy man who spent 14 years in active military service, a decorated world war ii veteran. he spent nearly his entire adult life in service to his country. kellie cobiella, nbc news, london. it is being described as the most important discovery since king tut's tom. a team of archeologists discovered an ancient city more than 3,000 years old.
experts say it is the largest administrative industrial settlement of that era. the city was uncovered by egypt's most famous archeologist who gave nbc an exclusive tour. >> all of this zigzag architectural elements everywhere connected with the houses. you can see in the two sides of the big street that divide the city to three districts, and each district has an entrance. >> the city is being called dazzling atan after egypt's single sun good. it is expected to change history book and provide the key to understanding the movement of egypt's most famous pharaohs. many objects on the site are restored and ready for museums. an examination of this rare city is just getting underway. former giants and a's pitcher beatty zeto says he is battling covid. in a facebook post he says he doesn't know how he contracted the virus but says it happened
during one of the few trips out for masked and distanced errands. zito says he is quarantining in his guest room. so far his family have all tested negative for the virus. joining us for sports, barry zito of giants' past. the giants of the present, one thing you can say about them, they're entertaining so far. >> at least for the last two games. you know, crawford is known for his glove but today it was his bat that got fans on their feet at oracle park. what he did to rally the giants past the rockies. stick around, sports is next.
crawford crushes a three run shot to right. the giants beat the rockies, 4-3. san francisco improves to 5 and 3 on the season. this ball hit high and deep to left field and ramone laureano just doubled the score. >> ramone laureano smashes his first of the season. the a's are starting to find their groove. they beat the astros, final, 7-3. the final roller coaster ride of the season continuing for the warriors. a three point lead with ten seconds to go against washington and they lost. the turnover and two mental breakdowns cost them a victory. tonight they will try to get back on track against the houston rockets. >> this is the nba. the beauty is there's always another game, you know, and it is actually kind of nice because that was -- you know, it was a gut punch last night. you don't want to sit around for three days and think about that one. you would rather just move on, and that's what we're going to
do. to golf in the third round of the masters. battling mother nature and a weather delay. will zalatoris from san francisco on the par 4 10th. he rolls it in for birdie and a share of the lead at 7 under. the story on this day, hideki matsuyama, he shot a bogey-free 65. the only bogey-free round of the tournament so far. he is at 11 under and will take a four-stroke lead over zalatoris and three others in sunday's final round. did you see this? it is one of the best players that never was. senior niko domine, it is a low snap. he is breaking tackles, at least seven defenders have a chance to bring him down but they can't. it would have been an amazing touchdown but the play was brought back because of a flag, a block in the back penalty. still, a great individual effort by niko bellarmine's win last weekend. that's a look at sport.
emergency planning for kids. we can't predict when an emergency will happen. so that's why it's important to make a plan with your parents. here are a few tips to stay safe. know how to get in touch with your family. write down phone numbers for your parents, siblings and neighbors. pick a place to meet your family if you are not together and can't go home. remind your parents to pack an emergency supply kit. making a plan might feel like homework, but it will help you and your family stay safe during an emergency. a utah man reportedly set a record as the oldest person to helicopter ski this week. >> his name is junior vanous. he skied four runs monday in the mountains near snow bird, utah. that's interesting but here is the story. he is 95. he is 95 years old. >> wow. >> he used to work at snow bird
resort. he was first director of skiing there. he is considered a legend. now he will be in the history books, too. family say he beat the previous guinness world record holder for oldest helicopter skier by almost a full year. "saturday night live" is back with a new episode. carrie mulligan is hosting. cal guest, kid cudi. you can watch "snl" on nbc bay area. it starts at 8:30. then you can see it at 11:30. you take your pick, right after "nbc bay area news" at 11:00. >> i want to talk about the 95-year-old helicopter skier. >> maybe we will talk about it at 11:00. >> we can still do it. >> we're out of time now. >> have a great night. we'll see you at 11:00. male announcer: you don't get credit for that. you don't get credit. mike: hold on, baby, stand up.
danielle: no. mike: yes. mike: so the day dannie was born-- mike: hold on, baby. danielle: no. mike: i watched as they put the epidural in and stuff. that was crazy. i saw when dannie's head poked out, and the doctor was like, "you wanna poke her?" and i was like, "no." mike: little mama's 29 days old now. you want the pacifier, hmm? come on, now. you know you want the pacifier. there you go. mike: shortly before danielle was born, her mother was showin' signs of delusions, schizophrenia. ♪♪♪ mike: and she had destroyed everything in the house, destroying granite countertops, and then she was actually incarcerated at that time. candice: did the landlord let you stay? mike: no, she began the eviction process after that. ♪♪♪ candice: the number of single fathers, like mike, raising kids on their own, has gone up ninefold since the '60s. as young as 15, many live below the poverty line. but we found, all too often, when they need help the most,