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♪ [ male announcer ] spring is calling. save 25% when you buy two scotts fertilizers -- one to use now and one for later. good morning, everyone. i'm carolyn tyler.
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thanks for joining us. let's take a quick look at the weather. we've got our meteorologist lisa argen up on the roof. >> hi, carolyn. it's very nice up here right now. dry, mild. we're looking at another mild day. live doppler 7 hd shows a weak cold front to the north and west of us. providing a little bit in the way of a drink of water which we need across the bay overnight tonight. you can see the rain. we've had a few sprinkles around the coast, cloverdale and clear lake. overall, we're looking at the mild temperatures out ahead of this system. 54, half moon bay. 60 in oakland. san jose, 68 for you. mild portion of this system allowing for very mild temperatures, not only throughout the morning hours but with the cloud cover in the afternoon, we will still reach the upper 60s along the coast and the lower 70s elsewhere. so a few breaks in the clouds are likely in the south bay.
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that's why we'll be so mild. even up in the north bay, we're looking at mild temperatures. behind it, winds pick up. the amounts don't look all that impressive, but we need every drop of it. wait till you see the seven-day outlook. if you don't want to see it and you have an idea of what it's going to be, it's looking very -- not even spring like. carolyn? >> thank you. three people were detained early this morning. they're now being questioned following a manhunt tied to the shooting of a san francisco police officer. authorities say they spotted a white sedan connected with the shooting late last night. when officers tried to pull the car over in the east bay, the driver took off, leading officers on a chase spanning several bay area counties. that pursuit ended around 12:30 this morning in san jose.
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we have aidio of the call of that wounded police officer. mission district where he was shot and seriously injured yesterday. abc 7 news obtained the dramatic 911 call he made. >> officer shot! units in the area. >> 4-6. 4-6. >> 4-6 to the area. >> ambulance right now 1377 florida. i've been hit. >> that officer is now out of surgery. he is recovering this morning. abc 7 news reporter nick smith has more from san francisco general hospital on what led up to yesterday's shooting. >> reporter: sfpd received a complaint about a suspicious vehicle. when cops got to the 1300 block of florida street they found the car. two officers approached it, one on the driver's side and the other on the passenger's side. a witness asking not to be identified described what happened next. >> we were in the house. we heard probably five or six
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shots and then we heard that a cop had been shot while, we think, pulling somebody over. >> reporter: the first shots fired came from the suspect vehicle. that then made a move to take off. >> the passenger officer saw the car backing up, fired upon the vehicle in defense of his partner, striebing the vehicle at least one time. >> reporter: it wasn't immediately clear if the suspect was hit, but he did get away. sky 7 hd was over the scene as investigators continued their search from clues. you can see handcuffs on the trunk of the car and what appears to be a bullet hole in the trunk. sfpd says the officer is out of surgery, conscious and in good spirits, identified at this time only as a 28-year-old man and a six-year veteran of the police department. the second officer was not hit. our cameras were there as the officer's wife arrived at the emergency entrance. she was greeted by the doctor and other officers before she was quickly escorted inside. at san francisco general, nick
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smith, abc 7 news. developing news. an international effort is now under way to try to locate a missing malaysia airlines plane with 239 people on board. the boeing 777 wide body jet disappeared from radar on a flight from kuala lumpur to beijing. terrorism has not been ruled out. malaysian authorities have been in contact with counterterrorist organizations about possible passport issues. fbi and ntsb are ready to send agents to investigate if necessary and the search area has now been expanded in case the plan turned back. abc news reporter chuck sievertson has the latest. >> reporter: this is one of two oil slicks that investigators are focusing on, but there's been no signs of wreckage or debris from malaysia airlines flight 370. >> we have not been able to locate anything, see anything.
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therefore, there's nothing new to report. >> reporter: no radio call. no mayday. nothing. >> it never happens. an airplane does not just drop out of the sky. >> reporter: boeing 777 had no maintenance issues and a good safety record. there are theories on what went wrong, but no claims of terrorism. reports say two passengers on the plane were traveling with stolen passports. finding the black boxes may unravel the mystery. time is of the essence to hear their underwater ping. >> 30 day sincere the guarantee for manufacturers on both flight data recorder and cockpit recorder. >> translator: majority of the passengers were chinese, three americans, two children of chinese parents and an adult, philip wood, ibm executive from texas who worked in malaysia. in beijing, family members waiting for the flight from kuala lumpur were gathered in a hotel room, desperate for information. this mother whose 40-year-old son was on the plane said i don't want to live. what is the point of me being alive? in kuala lumpur it was much of
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the same. now the race is on to find any sign of the 777 and to solve this mystery. chuck sievertson, abc news, new york. a texas-based simi conductor firm says 20 of its employees were on board that missing jet. this is sky 7 hd video of the freescale conductor company offices in san jose. among the employees, 12 from malaysia, 8 from china. the company says in a statement the entire freescale simi conductor community is deeply saddened by this news. the company is continuing to monitor the situation. new details investigators say a san francisco firefighter lied about the circumstances surrounding the death of a teenager who was run over and killed by a fire department rig following the crash of an aseana airlines flight at sfo. the san francisco chronicle reports elise deckert's claims
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that her rig did not run over the 15-year-old. contradict video film shown in helmet cam footage. she says she saw the tarp-covered girl on the ground and couldn't have hit her. but investigators say camera footage shows a firefighter placing a tarp on the girl after deckert's rig drove over the spot where she was found. deckert's rig, authorities say, were one of two that hit the girl. chp is investigating a fatal accident on interstate 880 in freemont around 10:30 last night on northbound 880 near mallory avenue when a man was hit by a car. he died at the scene. it's not clear why he was on the freeway. police say the car that hit him did stop. the driver is cooperating with investigators. police say it does not appear that alcohol or drugs played a role. the freeway was shut down for several hours, but has since reopened. oakland police are
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investigating a hit and run that killed a mother of five. felicia ward was near the intersection of 98th avenue and plymouth street yesterday morning when she was hit. this is sky 7 hd video of the intersection where she die d. ward's husband was seriously injured. he he is hospitalized. police are asking witnesses to come forward. a celebration of life will be held today for an off-duty firefighter killed in a tractor accident. tony nunez was driving a tractor on ranch land in unincorporated contra costa county last month. nunez was pinned beneath the tractor when it went over an embankment. the ceremony celebrating his life will be held at noon at uc berkeley. thieves in sonoma county are targeting work trucks. thieves have their eyes on trucks or vans with ladder wraps
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or tool boxes like those of a plumbing company. 13 have been hit. thieves actually take the company trucks from employees' driveways, drive them a short distance and leave them with the engine running. many workers have had their personal tools stolen. >> i hope they get punished for what they've done, you know. it's affected a lot of people. my guys all have families to raise and mouths to feed. so it's pretty tough. >> police believe the thieves are stealing to satisfy their drug habit and speculate they may be using what's called a shaved key to start the engines. well, the start of this morning has been rather subtlery. wouldn't you say, lisa? >> i think you're right, carolyn. 59 degrees in san francisco. it's pretty mild out. the average high this time of year in the city is 62. we're going about 5 degrees above that. and with plenty of cloud cover. there is a cold front on the way and showers in your weekend
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forecast. i'll have the amounts and time it out when we come back. >> thank you, lisa. also next, dozens of people are hurt after a stage collapses at a southern california high school. what investigators believe caused it. and a witness to a rock 'n' roll history. the iconic work of a photographer and the secret behind his legendary shot.
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morning. from injuries following a stage collapse at a school. it happened just before 11:00 at servite high school in anaheim. about 250 girls were doing a performance on stage. 30 to 40 people were taken to the hospital. none are life threatening. authorities believe the stage collapsed due to weight. tensions remain high in ukraine after russian forces invaded the crimea peninsula a week ago. martha radich speaks with committee chair mike rogers of michigan on what the u.s. says violates international law. you can catch "this week" here on abc 7 at 8:00 this morning. meanwhile, take a look at this. these fresh mounds of earth are said to contain land mines planted by pro-russian troops along the crimea/ukraine border. military trucks carrying armed soldiers have also been seen in
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cri crimea, suggesting rush bea is reinforcing its presence. president obama continues to talk to european leaders who agree russia must pull back its forces. russian president vladimir putin says he has the right to protect russian interests in crimea. happening today, san francisco's ukrainian community will hold a rally over the continuing crisis in ukraine, calling for the continued u.s. support of an independent, democratic ukraine. activists say the security of the u.s. and its european allies is bolstered by the expansion of democracy and economic stability in ukraine. the rally will be held at 2:00 this afternoon at justin herman plaza. the fortunate ones among us find our joy and turn it into jobs. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman has the story of one bay area man who found his bliss in the history, the evolution and the performances in rock 'n' roll.
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>> reporter: in the world of concert rock 'n' roll, nothing trumps access. if you have it, you don't stand in line. you don't even need a ticket. you don't buy dinner. you eat with the band. >> trust is a big part of this whole thing. >> reporter: ask jay lakesburg about access. >> feeling the energy that comes from the stage with these guys, with these musicians, is a rush. >> reporter: and in his case, renewable. on a first-name basis with bands and earned that access with a specialized talent. do you play piano? >> i do not play piano. >> reporter: do you play the drums? >> i do not play the drums. >> reporter: what do you play? >> i play the camera. >> reporter: does he ever. chances are, you don't know jay's name, but part of an ever-growing archive. this night it's a packed box theater in oakland for government view, offshoot of the almond brothers band.
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starring warren haynes. jay has been sticking cameras in his face since the early 1980s. >> wonderful photos. >> reporter: until this moment warren had not seen the latest pictures in jay's eighth and newest book called "jam," insider's often backstage look at rock 'n' roll concerts as performance art. >> i'm capturing energy and i'm capturing music in a fraction of a second. >> reporter: pictures like these from even this concert do not happen by accident. jay may shoot 2,000 frames in one evening alone, then may keep 100 of them after editing. often you'll glimpse him onstage in the midst of it all. yes, musicians do give him that much access. how many guys are like him? >> a handful. >> reporter: yeah jay began doing this at just 16 years old, a kid with his dad's camera at a grateful dead concert, who ultimately made friends with the band and years later earned enough trust to shoot this famous portrait of jerry garcia.
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>> i shot these pictures of jerry in 1991. they gave me about 90 seconds to do this portrait. >> reporter: in truth, no picture happens easily. jay had a special one in mind for the box theater that night. >> i'm going to shoot about 10 pictures if i can. if they'll sit that long. >> reporter: you see that guitarist sharing the stage? robby kreeger of the doors, and this a one-time meeting between 1960s rock royalty and new millenial southern comfort. if only jay could get them all together in one room for a shot. >> you come and sit right there. you sit right there. >> reporter: for 90 seconds, this man who makes an art of blending into the background takes total control. >> should i hold the guitar or not? >> come a little bit closer in the back. all right. wayne, come out of there now. >> you got it. >> so we got it. >> reporter: oh, he got it. >> with robby kreeger is pop culture history. >> reporter: that's what access really buys, one more small but significant moment for the archive. from oakland, wayne freedman,
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abc 7 news. if you are a wheel watcher, you have another chance today to line up for a shot at being a contestant on "wheel of fortune." the wheel mobile is at the braden resort and casino this weekend. pat sajack could not make it. our meteorologist mike nicco was there, emcee'ing the the cont t contestant search. they lined up to play the game, just like contestants on tv with the opportunity to audition for the real deal. >> people were so excited and the music and just participation, you know. it was fun. it was so much fun. >> it was really fun. i like it. i've never been picked before. i was surprised. >> reporter: wheel's producers are looking for energetic people who can figure out the puzzles. you've got another part to be part of the wheel mobile experience today from noon to
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4:00. we have all the details on abc7news.com under "see it on tv." happening today, sunday streets is back in san francisco. more than three miles of the embar embarcadero near fisherman's wharf will be closed off to cars. there will be live music, kayaking, face painting and rock climbing walls. sunday street starts at 11:00 am and goes until 4:00 pm. and, lisa, i'm thinking about taking my nephew there. no washout, right? >> no, no. temperatures will be in the mid to upper 60s. you won't need the sunblock. we are looking at plenty of cloud cover around the bay. live doppler 7 hd. that's what's insulating us ahead of this system. we are mild and we are looking at maybe a few sprinkles well to the north around cloverdale. the cold front up in the north bay around eureka and ukiah looking at light rain.
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it will slowly sag to the south. as it does, it will weaken. right now, temperatures are at 60 degrees in oakland. 54, half moon bay with six-mile visibility. yesterday, it was 79 in hollister and 76 in gilroy. mid to low 60s are the average this is time of year. sitting in the mid to upper 50s. very balmy. 56 in fairfield as well as concord, liver more at 67 degrees. so, temperatures are mild. this is the warm sector of the system. when the cold front pushes through, we'll get behind it and breezy winds will result for half of the afternoon tomorrow. cloudy skies with a slight chance of a shower north of the north bay. otherwise, it's a dry day with showers arriving tonight into the early morning hours of the monday morning commute and temperatures not only warm, we'll see lots of sunshine next
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week. here is the front, main activity well into the pacific northwest. it will continue in a southerly direction, compliments of that area of low pressure. here is the timing. we're at 11:00, and it's still not moving from ukiah to cloverdale. after midnight it begins its southward trek. we'll look at rain in vallejo north of 80, more shower activity. south of it, not so much. you can see a little plume of moisture offshore. and it continues to sink south and weaken throughout the 6:00 hour tomorrow. so the morning commute could be dicey. trace amounts to half an inch far north in the coastal hills of sonoma county. high temperatures today with the cloud cover, sunny breaks. 74 in los gatos. look for 66 in millbrae and mild mid 60s from half moon bay.
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sunset district, 63. up in the north bay with more cloud cover, a few sprinkles. near east bay, look for 68 in oerg land with 70 in fremont. and you head inland, more 70s. 2 72 in pleasanton. accuweather seven-day forecast, rain arriving not until late tonight. leftover morning showers. breezy winds monday afternoon into tuesday. gusty higher elevation winds and look for that steady pattern of sunshine, warming temperatures. numbers anywhere from 5 to 10 degrees above average. if this holds true, next weekend we could see some 80s around the bay. abc 7 news is another great weather resource for you to follow following live doppler 7 hd, following conditions rain or shine. we'll be posting things from time to time about the waerg and always some interesting facts to check out there. carolyn? >> close to the 80s, oh, my. >> yeah. >> all right.
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>> thank you, lisa. >> most people would be happy about that across the nation. not us. >> no, no, we don't need it. thank you. it is one for the history books. the longest spelling bee
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after more than 90 rounds, there is finally a winner in that marathon spelling bee. a seventh grader and fifth grader were the last two standing last month when they ran out of words after 19 rounds it took more than two days and a two-week break to get the champion. >> in the two weeks that we've had, we've just become really good friends and, you know, i sort of -- you know, i was sort of like getting -- i was getting pretty sad when she got that word incorrectly. >> he was the winner, that seventh grader, after sophia hoffman stumbled on the word "stifling." sherman heads to the scripps national bee. up next on the abc 7 morning news, how sea world is reacting to a proposal that would ban killer whale performances at theme parks. and the delicate balancing act between the environment and the economy at lake tahoe.
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welcome back, everyone. we're starting this half hour with a look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning. we are cloudy, sitting on top of the roof, with mild temperatures across the bay area. live doppler 7 hd shows the air
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is motivatening up. the cold front will eventually sag to the south. picking up a few sprinkles at ft. ross, cloverdale and clear lake. the bulk of the day will provide some very mild temperatures with cloudy skies and an evening rain event. it's 60 in oakland right now. 59 in fremont. good morning, san jose. as well as livermore. future tower camera, your forecast calls for another day with mild temperatures, but a little bit more in the way of cloud cover. a few breaks in the south bay. numbers at the coast in the low to mid 60s. san francisco should see a high of about 67. but we will be up wards near 70 degrees in many locations around the bay. and we'll talk about how much rain will be visiting us tonight and the outlook for this last week of winter when we come back. >> lisa, thank you. there is a growing firestorm over a proposal to ban a very popular traction at sea world.
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now sea world is responding. here is abc reporter. >> reporter: the main attraction, the killer whales. a california lawmaker is proposing a bill this week to ban the use of those orcas in future shows. >> the long-accepted practice of keeping orcas captive for human amusement must end. >> reporter: the bill, part of the details released in the controversial documentary "blackfish," which focuses on the death of a trainer at sea world killed in 2010 by an orca associated with two other deaths. >> this routine of having shows every 1:00, 3:00, 5:00 is a human construct that's put on these wild animals and actually stresses them out. >> reporter: in a statement to abc news, sea world says the premise behind this proposed legislation is severely flawed on multiple levels and its validity is highly questionable. sea world goes on to say, quote, we are deeply committed to the
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health and well-being of all of our animals, and killer whales are no exception. if passed, the law would only affect performances at its san diego facility. the company would still offer shows in orlando and san antonio. abc news, los angeles. kentucky senator rand paul has won the conservative political action conference's presidential preference poll. paul captured an overwhelming 31% of yesterday's vote. it is purely symbolic, but does reflect the senator's popularity among republican conservatives. texas senator ted cruz was second, followed by ben carson and new jersey governor chris christie. no one has formally entered the 2016 race just yet. the delicate balancing act over the future of lake tahoe is about to play out in court. the sierra club and other environmental groups are facing off against the agency that
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regulates development at tahoe. each side claiming it is the only one protecting the lake. here is abc 7 news anchor dan ashley with this morning's assignment 7 report. >> reporter: lake tahoe remains an environmental treasure in an area hit hard by economic progress. for decades, the economy here was driven by casinos. the competition for indian gaming changed everything. >> we saw our economy go into freefall even before the great recession hit. >> reporter: businesses shut down. big construction project went bankrupt and sat unfinished for six years. plans to redevelop aging hotels and casinos struggled to get financing. >> schools closed. we lost population. >> reporter: now there is cautious optimism in the business community that the worst may be over. >> our feeling is that things are definitely on the way back. >> that abandoned construction project is under way again and two large developments may be going up soon. one will turn the homewood ski area into a high-end village and
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resort, the other at edgewood golf course, about to break ground on a new hotel and 40 homes. the deal requires edgewood to open some of its spectacular beach to the public. >> basically where you're looking at that pier area down to one more, this is where the public beach will be. >> reporter: many tahoe business owners are excited about the flurry of activity, but the sealer club and a coalition of environmental groups are worried, and they are suing to stop a new regional plan that streamlines regulations for future development. >> this regional plan was aimed totally at economic conditions and ignored the environmental conditions. >> reporter: the sierra club believes the new plan allows too much dense development and hurts the environment. >> they have not addressed the water quality properly. they have not addressed air quality properly. >> reporter: but planning officials say all building projects must include major environmental benefits and
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they will actually improve lake tahoe. >> we have one of the most unique growth management systems in the united states. we cap development. we cap the number of homes. we cap the number of hotel units. >> reporter: so, if you want to build something at tahoe, you have to demolish something else and restore the environment. that's what's happening at this spot where an old motel was torn down. in return, the edgewood project gets to build new units at the new location. they were also required to make other environmental improvements. >> we were doing our part to make these improvements. at end of the day, it's going to protect the lake. we'll have an opportunity to run what we hope is a successful business and that everybody wins. >> reporter: planning officials believe their new rules keep a good balance between business and the environment, but the sierra club says the scale is tipping too far. >> they would like to see people committed to protecting the lake and able to set aside their driving economic forces and live with what we have. >> reporter: dan ashley, abc 7 news. >> the case goes to court march
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26th. we have links to both sides at abc7news.com. oakland a's co-owner lou wolf says he is weighing the possibility of a temporary baseball stadium for the team. according to our media partner, the mercury news, wolf is considering that if he cannot extend his team's two-year lease at the oakland coliseum. sites he is considering include san jose municipal stadium and san francisco's candlestick park. wolf says plans for a temporary stadium are only a possibility. he hopes to extend the lease in oakland coliseum. free prom dresses are available today in san francisco, thanks to the princess project 12th annual prom dress giveaway. young women who can't afford a prom dress can get that perfect gown. >> my mom helped me. you just look at what colors you kind of wanted. if you found one you liked, you just got it and tried it on. >> doors open today at 8:30 this
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morning on market street between 14th and 15th street. the prom dress giveaway will also happen next weekend. still ahead on the abc 7 sunday morning news, the impact of social media on astronauts and their space aboard the international space station. and here is a live look from our exploratorium cam. 9 to 12 degrees above normal. is that happening where you live? lisa argen has the answers [ sally ] i had a pre-existing condition, so i was basically uninsurable. now that i've got coverage, my doctor is a phone call or an e-mail away. i'm in. [ female announcer ] everyone deserves health insurance. are you in? visit coveredca.com and get covered today.
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it's time for the crack of the bat and the smell of freshly mowed grass. it is baseball season. yesterday, the san francisco little league kicked off opening day with a parade from the presidio to marina middle school. hundreds of kids participate each year. that's a welcome break from the past. >> i grew up in the city. we didn't have anything like this before. it's just wonderful that we have little league in our city now and that boys and girls can come out and play baseball. >> the league has eight divisions for baseball, and four for softball. it certainly does feel like spring, lisa. >> certainly does, with temperatures near 60 degrees. wait till you see the seven-day forecast outlook. mt. tam, temperatures in the mid 50s with a light east wind. yesterday it was 70 there. today, still more mild air
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despite the rain we're anticipating tonight. i'll tell you all about it when we return. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, the sharks make a statement against the montreal canadiens. mike shumann has the details coming up in sports. isn't always easy, g your healh but you can do it. stay active... get outdoors... eat healthy... and choose colgate total®.more ,
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welcome back, everyone. a live look from our sutro tower cam. did you remember to spring forward this morning? it is 6:44, not 5:44. thank you for waking up and watching the abc 7 sunday
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morning news. twitter and facebook has changed life on earth. now life in space as well. the astronauts on the international space station have become rather prolific tweeters and tell us it is bringing them closer to home. abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom spoke with three of those astronauts. >> reporter: astronaut mike hopkins is less than a week away from finishing his first voyage in space. >> until you actually get up here and experience it, you can only imagine what it's like. it truly is incredible. >> reporter: though we can't all go up there, hopkins is sharing his days of science and wonderment with 50,000 of us earthlings on twitter. the city lights of italy to the northern lights over canada. >> you're just in awe at how beautiful the earth is and every day again you're surprised at some of the sights that you see. >> reporter: there's even time for a selfie now and then. here is veteran astronaut rick
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mastachio, posing with the robotic arm and the fresh fruit. fruit only lasts two days in space. he he never knew how much he would miss it. >> very short missions, only two weeks. this time i came up for a six-month stay. it's quite a bit different, i'll tell you. living up here is a lot different than visiting up here. >> reporter: an avid facebook user, posting pictures of everyday space life from the special toilets to the special haircut, not a favorite to commander. >> when he comes to haircutting, personal hygiene, i really miss the gravity. but with the help of a vacuum cleaner, we can somehow survive. >> reporter: he tweets in english and japanese. here, he's playing it old school, talking with a high school in kyoto via hamh radio to inspire tomorrow's astronauts. >> hopefully many of them will want to fly in space. it's a wonderful place to live and work. >> reporter: he says as space missions get longer, communication with earth
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becomes that much more special. >> it brightens up my day when somebody makes me laugh on twitter. >> reporter: but this one is bittersweet. hopkins trying on his landing suit before heading home. >> i suspect once i get down on earth i'm probably going to think it's a dream and not really sure it actually happened. >> reporter: good thing he has all those pictures and 51,000 followers to tell him it was real. reporting from earth, jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. and here in our corner of the universe, just another day in paradise. right, lisa? >> and 41 minutes before sunrise. that's what we have going for us, losing that hour of sleep. the sun will be setting at 7:11. a mild start to the day. live doppler 7 hd. you'll notice we do have a few returns but the rain is still pretty far off. here is a look at extreme northern california where it's raining in crescent city and mt. shasta, eureka. a little bit further south, you can see a few sprinkles around cloverdale, geyserville and clearly this morning that's where the rain is going to stay for the entire day, because the
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cold front doesn't make its way south until after sunset, well after snset. 60 in oakland. good morning, san jose. 58 for you. 59 right here. 55 in los gatos. half moon bay six-mile visibility. we'll look for the coolest temperatures at the coast. still pretty mild. 53, santa rosa. 56 out by the delta and concord and livermore sitting at 57 degrees this morning. so, it is mild. relative humidity, warm sector of this system allowing for temperatures to be as much as 10 to 12 degrees warmer than yesterday at this time. so, i had a heavy coat on. it was freezing out here yesterday. and right now, it's downright balmy. we'll look for a chance of showers well north of the north bay today. overall, it will be cloudy and dry with showers moving in tonight through the overnight hou hours. temperatures will warm quickly behind the system. the winds will pick up as early as tomorrow afternoon and gusty winds, north and east bay hills
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monday afternoon through tuesday. and that will allow for rapidly warming temperatures. high pressure is moving out of the way for this cold front, a weak one. it's been a stationary front. hasn't been moving. now it will begin to slide south due to this impulse well to the north and west of us. so, the timing on it still has it hung up well to the north throughout the day. as we go through midnight, we will look for the rain to sink south finally into the east bay, the north bay, the peninsula. it's about 5:00, 6:00 when you may look at some shower activity through milpitas, fremont, cupertino. mostly cloudy sky through your monday morning commute. we'll look for winds and sunshine to return for monday afternoon. so, most areas will see anywhere from trace amounts to a couple hundr hundredths to upwards of three-tenths and half inch in the sonoma county. coast in the higher elevations.
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72 in san jose. 66 in millbrae. half moon bay 64. san francisco, look for mid 60s today. so, average highs are in the low to mid 60s. still above average in novato at 68 with the cloud cover. 67 in hayward. fremont warming to 70. and low 70s return for pleasanton and the san ramon valley. accuweather seven-day forecast, the bulk of the day we'll be dry and cloudy. and we'll look for the rain overnight into monday morning. breezy winds monday afternoon into tuesday. sunny and mild and by thursday, we are a week away from the vern vernal equinox. not looking at any rain in sight after this. >> is that probably the end of it? we are in march. >> could be. that keeps us anywhere from 34 to 37% of normal for the 2014 season. the. >> all right.
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>> yeah. >> thanks, lisa. let's check out sports. tonight, the warriors play the phoenix suns at oracle arena in the battle between the sixth and seventh seeds in the western conference. that game has an early 6:00 pm tip-off rather than the usual 7:30. last night, the sharks met montreal, looking for their second straight win. here is shu with the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning, we'll start you on the ice, game three of this four-game home stand, splitting the first two games. pucks flying everywhere, early and often. the goalie was in denial. start very young in montreal. sharks shorthanded. peter budai loses it. tommy posted in. then in the second, matt irwin shot for the point. nothing but now it's hit by tommy wengle. he gets credit. san jose. no doubt on this one. one-timer. patrick marlo.
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27 saves, 4-0 shutout. sharks 31st win of the season. college hoops and best women's team on the west coast, stanford faced off usc. stanford has been to the finals of every pac 12 tournament since its inception in 2002. that ended last night in seattle. pac player of the year to become the all-time leading scorer. she gets 30 points, 21 rebounds. a monster game. but it was offset by the trojans cassie harper. in the final three minutes, five seconds left. down three. up three to tie it. fights off the rim. party at usc. they head to the finals, beating top seeded stanford 72-68, the final. enjoying the stanford/utah game with his 5-year-old daughter, addison. first lead for the game but it
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was short lived. josh houston's three-pointer. stanford up 2. cardinal up 1. randall suffocating d causes him to travel. stanford wins it 61-60. senior day at cal. justin cobbs, one of those that will be sorely missed. had 21 before the half. buffalos were up three at the break. three seconds left in the game. from half court for the win. doesn't go. we head to overtime. cal's only point in o.t. came off free throws. tie ron wallace misses. up for the buzzer for the win. that doesn't go and cal holds on for a 66-65 victory. quarter finals, santa clara and gonzaga. 35 seconds to play. zag up 5. broncos down 2. brown two of his 24. tie it is with nine seconds remaining, plenty of time for gonzaga. around the rim and in. oh, my, zags avoid the upset. 77-75, your final.
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more quarter final action, san diego. dickerson off-balance shot and one. he had 14 points. second half, 8-0 run. 8 by avery holmes. got it. hits the corner three. 19 points for holmes. move into monday's semi finals 69-60. that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann. i'll see you again tonight at 5:00. get out and have a great day. up next, a special sculpture of 10,000 origami cranes. why they will sym
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's not my stro. we get to the end of the day and i am toast. in fact, we've had toast for dinner. but tonight i nailed it. kfc family feast. 9 pieces any recipe, 3 large sides, 6 biscuits, $19.99. do not give up on dinner. ♪ happening today, 10,000 brightly colored origami cranes will symbolically take flight in concord. a sculpture made from the origami cranes will be unveiled
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to mark the third anniversary of the earthquake and tsunami that devastated japan. japanese lure says the cranes stand as a symbol of hope and recovery. let's get a final check of the accuweather forecast now with lisa. >> carolyn, good morning to you. we're very mild this morning underneath the cloud cover. another 30 minutes till sunrise. it roois rises at 7:30, setting at 7:12. a look at the rain. crescent city, mt. shasta, few sprinkles down by cloverdale. it won't arrive in the bay area until later today. 66 in the city. 70 in fremont. 72 in san jose. accuweather seven-day forecast, showers overnight through tomorrow. breezy winds through tuesday. sunny and warmer right through next week. carolyn? >> lisa, thank you. thank you for joining us on the abc 7 sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler, along with lisa argen. the news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and all your mobile devices with our new abc 7 news app. the news continues at 9:00.
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