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>> good morning, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks nor joining us on this sunday january 11th. let's start with a quick look at our weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. here's live doppler hd where we have fog around the bay and patches of fog. but it is raining in santa monica. and some of these may push up to the north and get us wet in monterey. elsewhere eye the cloud cover this morning. the temperatures not as cold. mid-40s for santa rosa and napa. that's where we have the fog. 45 fremont, 46 san jose and it's another spare the air day today.
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quarter mile visibility for san jose and half-mile for santa rosa, 2.5 in napa. throughout the morning hours with the cloud cover maybe a few light sprinkles and by the average we are hazy again. temperatures seasonal. we will talk about some changes which include rain in the seven-day outlook. that's coming up. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. the longest closer in the histories of the golden gate bridge continues this morning as workers install a new median barrier system. take a live look right now at the bridge from the marin county side. the closer began at midnight friday. the span is scheduled to reopen in time for tomorrow morning's commute. i can't feel 7 news reporter nick smith is with us from the golden gate bridge with the latest. good morning there. >> good morning carolyn. i was wondering if i ran on to the middle of the highway there if you would see me from the marijuana bridge camera. but you know what? i thought the better side of me said just stand here.
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the sane behind me reads closed but by this time tomorrow it should say "open" pause they tell me they are ready to open on time. heavy lifting is done. take a look at this video. we were overhead last night when engineers put the last piece in place. they even took a moment to snap a picture or two. the new barrier will recon figure the bridge to six lanes during the rush hour commute. but the chief engineer said things are ready to open on time but we want to make sure everything somewhere it should be. >> we make estimates how long it will take we are on the optimistic side of our schedule but we have to take into account any unforeseen situations because we have other work to do. so i am very happy because everything is going so well. >> last night crews had plenty of work to do, including running
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the zipper truck along the barrier multiple times to position pieces correctly and create the proper tension between them. the plans are in place to move forward with the ribbon cutting ceremony later today. the new barrier is the first thing you see. but there is other work being done here at the toll plaza. in the next 30 minutes i'll tell you about some of the other things they are doing while they had an opportunity to address them with the road closer. carolyn, good morning to you and good to see you on a sunday. >> nice to see you. did you take some selfies with the bridge closed? >> oh, you know i did. you know me. [laughter] >> i'll show you tomorrow later. >> all right. thank you, nick. well the ferries from san francisco to the north bay were busier than normal yesterday. golden gate ferry said it's seeing two and a half times the
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typical demand on the larkspur line. for service was added to cover the demand and attention we talked to don't seem to mind taking a weekend off from driving because they know this will make the bridge safer. >> i do think it's necessary and it's okay. i don't think everybody has to do to the city every weekend. there's plenty to do on the other side. i'm from marin. >> you know, what can you do? >> bus service is the only traffic aloud on the bridge this weekend. the alternate route from marin county is eastbound 580 kay cross the bridge. and from san francisco eastbound 80 across the bay bridge to westbound 580 and then across the richmond san rafael bridge. visit us online at abc7news.com for the alternate options.
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you can also download waze. it's free. overnight, five people are injured after being shot outside a san jose nightclub. it happened around 1:30 this morning on monterey street outside the fiesta nightclub. when police arrived they found four people with at least one gunshot wound and a fifth person showed up at the hospital. police say they have detained several people in connection with the shooting and are continuing to investigate. our media partner the mercury news reports r & b kris brown was at the club for a vip event when the shooting took place. san jose police are also investigating a homicide. a dead body found inside a car just after 11:00 yesterday morning on east williams court near mclaughlin avenue. officers say the man had been shot. a motive and circumstances are
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not no one, and no suspects have been identified. the man's identity has not yet been released either. a troubling quadruple homicide in san francisco's hayes valley neighborhood. police are calling it gang related. and there's a message for residents in the normally quiet area. here's lisa amin gulezian with the story. >> it's a small reminder of the the -- what happened on laguna street. four people were shot to death. >> it's scary because that doesn't happen around here very often. >> it it was a targeted attack on four young men that police say were in a stolen honda civic. one police officer said he heard about 50 gunshots being fired into the stolen car that was double parked here in the middle of the street. you see all the broken glass on the ground. by the time help arrived, three were dead it inside the car.
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the fourth died soon after. according to police, the shootings were gang relate the. kim barnett said one of the four killed was her 21-year-old nephew, manual o'neal. she called him a smart boy who made a bad decision. >> he chose to get in that vehicle with his friends. >> inspectors went door to door asking for help solving the case. they even posted signs in the neighborhood. this witness told police what she saw. >> i was rate next to it and i didn't know where the bullets were coming from or going. yeah really freakky. >> two bullets bent into a nearby business and now police are preparing for the possibility of gang retaliation. extra patrols will be in hayes valley this weekend and residents don't know what to make of it. >> this won't even come into play. >> police have made no arrests. in san francisco, lisa amin
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gulezian abc7 news. a motorcyclist is dead, a pedestrian hurt this morning after an accident in san francisco's civic center neighborhood. it happened just after 5:00 last night near vanness avenue. the motorcyclist died at the scene. the car's driver was not hurt but a pedestrian did suffer nonlife-threatening injuries. san francisco police are investigating a body found on the north side of lake merced yesterday afternoon. the instructor of a crew team practicing in the lake spotted the body around 3:00 and called police. fire crews arrived, pulled the body from the lake. the victim has not been identified. kaiser permanente are preparing for a strike starting tomorrow. they will walk the picket line for at least a week. they are represented by the
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national union of healthcare workers and they are leading the strike. they saidizer needs to hire more mental health workers because current staffing levels are putting patients at risk. izer said it has improved services and accuses the union of using the strike for part of it's negotiate'g for a better contract. they were celebrating the upcoming opening of the ucf medical center at mission bay. former 49ers joe montana was there and along with country music star tim mcgraw. san francisco mayor edelman lee and house majority leader nancy pelosi. the $1.5 billion hospital is a more upgrade for ucf. >> it's not only san francisco's, but people throughout the cities in
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california and around the world. >> the ucf medical center-mission bay took ten years to build. the doors opened at 16th and owen street on february 1st. lisa argen is here now with a preview of her accuweather forecast. another spare the air day. >> i know. the tenth consecutive spare the air day. we are sitting under a lot of cloud cover. this areas of dense fog. just half-mile in san jose down to a quarter in spots. here's a shot of the roof camera where it's partly cloudy skies 50 at the airport. the fog is going to hang around for a while. we do have some changes to the extend the outlook. that's coming up. >> lisa, thank you. also next, here is a live look at paris. the call is out for a million people to hold a unity rally following last week's terror attack. we will have the latest on the search for the remaining suspect still on the run. and the climb of a lifetime. the death-defying feat in
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pillsbury grands biscuits. make breakfast even better. grands biscuits. make breakfast pop. >> the golden gate bridge is on track and on schedule to reopen at 4:00 a.m. tomorrow after a weekend closer to install a median barrier. we will have updates throughout the newscast. hundreds of thousands of people are expected to march in paris today to show share --
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their solidarity after last week's terrorism attack. it is expected to get underway in a few hours. several european leaders are expected to attend. meanwhile this morning a manhunt is underway for a fourth member of the team that did the killings. just as others are released. abc news reporter michelle franzen has the latest. >> the most wanted woman in the world is on the lamb. a member of the sleeper cell that killed twelve people at a newspaper in paris and held others hostage is at large. days before the attack she reportedly fled to spain and made a stop in turkey before going to sierra. >> the reason she may have gone to sierra is to have sanctuary there. >> the 26-year-old wasn't always
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an islamic radical as seeing here. this is her in a bikini smiling and hugging her partner. seems of -- she was at the grocery store on friday where four people were killed. and thousands here gathering for a vigil. one man said the incidents won't stop them from living their lives. >> you have to fight adversity to control it. and the antisemitism, that's what we are going to do. we can exercise our speech freely. senior u.s. intelligence officials say the charlie charlie hebdo attackers were supported by a network of describe hoddy enablers. there will be another rally in san francisco today to show
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solidarity with the citizens of france following the terrorist attacks. you are look outside the french consul. the rally gets underway the 2:00. coming up on "this week" the latest on the attacks and search for another suspect, plus the response from attorney general eric holder and the new chair of the senate intelligence committee, north carolina senator richardburg >> a new warning about phone calls saying you owe money to the irs. people in pittsburgh report getting calls from a 202 area code. the call says you have unpaid taxes. michael finney has reported on these types. calls in the past. police say do not give out any personal information, just hang
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out. the irs sends out officials notice necessary the mail to people who fully owe money. >> two men are free climbing a vertical walk space and they have now cleared one of the most difficult stretches. after two days of failed attempts and waiting. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has the story. >> it's getting pretty rowdy. >> a glimpse into life on the mountain. >> there's this crazy windstorm happening. >> 30 year old kevin of santa rosa made a major move reaching a razor harp hold that had eluded him. he's one of two climbers who has attempt today reach the 3,000-foot summit from the vertical wall. the men are relying only on their strength and dexterity. they are two weeks in and they are believed to be the first to do it.
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>> he started off thinking it was probably impossible, but he might work at it anyway. so it's pretty neat. >> the 36-year-old is from colorado. his uncle is cheering him on from the ground. he's several segments ahead of jorgenson. he's about 1,000 feet from finishing. >> he's so close to it we just all want to be here this morning. we're extremely proud of him. katie marzullo abc7 news. >> the two men will reach the top by midweek, although they aren't using climbing gear, they are using safety gear, thank goodness, to prevent a deadly fall. lisa, weather is not playing a factor for them? >> no. the weather in southern california is raining. we wish we could get a piece of that. we have areas of dense fog this morning. san jose visibility is less then a quarter mile. do be careful out there. it will be with us through the 10:00 hour.
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here's a look at live doppler 7hd where you can see the fog this morning backed up along the coast. actually this is where it's going to stay. it will be a cloudier day today along the shoreline. we will get some more sunshine out around the bay, but yet another spare the air day. here's a look a at southern california from the valley, bakersfield. central california. a little bit of light rain out there. santa barbara to los angeles and even down as far south as san diego this morning. so that weak little area of low pressure really providing enough lift to provide a few showers in central and southern california. 45 in morgan hill. 50 oakland. good morning san francisco. 52 for you. and here's a look from our emeryville camera. pretty dark out there. 44 san jose and napa. and with the fog. 45 novato. the sun comes up at 7:25 and the fog will still be with us. take a look at san jose. just a quarter of a mile visibility. it's even foggy toward
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livermore. but santa rosa, half-mile, 2 1/2 in napa. this morning navigating should be extra tricky but about the afternoon the clouds do clear. here's a look at sfo where things are quiet and another spare the air day with the worst air quality in the north bay. but the forecast in the next four days calls for medium air quality. we should get a little bit of wind in here. the high pressure weather maker still with be with us and with hazy skies again today the mild pattern takes hold throughout much of the upcoming work week but we do have a chance of rain. in the north bay it looks like that may be by friday night and the rest of the area could get wet as well. eats too far out to say with certainty. there's the california system. through the bay area we will see partly cloudy skies today with temperatures pretty seasonal. but as we take you out to the 17th and 18th, notice
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there's the rain. it looks like it is over by sunday. between thursday night, friday and into saturday and at this point looking wet. high temperatures today, 58 in oakland. at in san mateo. 61 palo alto, and santa cruz. the clouds early on. they will stay along the coast. it will be gray and cool half moon bay, 57. the accuweather seven take forecast notice a string of sunny, dry days right out to the middle of the week. increasing clouds on friday and then we will see hopefully some rain headed our way into saturday. you can see what's going on on live doppler 7hd anytime with the abc7 news weather app. it's free at apple's app store or google play. >> and that stagnate air looks like it will continue? >> yeah. and as this exits and high pressure builds in with some
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favorite nearby. keeping locals and cal sports fans happy. a congregation in saratoga is pretty happy in morning they will be listening to music from a new sound board and drum set at this morning's service. that's because of this generous donation to thinks press per tearian church from a local drummer. someone stole $10,000 of musical equipment from the church just days before christmas, including a full drum set, mike phones, an equalizer and mixer. church officials are really grateful for the donations because replacing those items are so costly. much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. here's a live look at the golden gate bridge where work tense to install the new median barrier. we will have live reports from abc7 news reporter nick smith with the latest. and the truth about those electronic cigarettes. they are not as safe as you
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. >> welcome back, everyone. we are starting this half-hour with a look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi carolyn. good morning. it's pretty foggy out there. more fog than we saw yesterday. although it is another spare the air day. live doppler 7hd showing the clouds around. but unfortunately rain is falling in southern california, not northern california. so we have areas of rain from bakersfield to santa barbara, los angeles. could see a few sprinkles around monterey. but overall temperatures very similar to yesterday. low 40s in the north bay with 50s closer to the bay. although this is the difference. a quarter mile visibility in san jose. three quarters up in napa and just a half-mile in santa rosa. more fog out toward the east bay
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valleys. the fog will lift. in fact much of the cloud cover will dissipate. we will be left with hazy skies. the clouds linger along the coast. look for low 60s elsewhere and finally some rain will be come back to the bay area. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. by this time tomorrow the golden gate bridge should be open for traffic. it's been closed since midnight friday to install a new median barrier to prevent head-on collisions. this is a live look right now at the bridge from the marin county side. abc7 news reporter nick smith is joining us live from the golden gate bridge with the latest. good morning nick. >> good morning, carolyn. you know right now i can see the signs behind me, they say "closed," but like you just said, they should say" open" tomorrow. and the big yellow truck behind me will be the regular fixture on the bridge. that's the zipper truck and it has the responsibility of moving
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the median barriers. take a look at the video we shot last night. this is a view electric sky 7hd. we were overhead and in time to take a picture as they put the last piece in place. the new barrier will recon figure the bridge. the bridge to six lanes during the rush hour commute. the new barrier is the first thing you will see but there is other work being done. >> completed installation of new equipment at the toll plaza. priming the new tollbooth, tollbooth number 8, which is a new follow and wide tollbooth will allow us to allow for the passage of the wide trucks and other oversize vehicles. >> now late last night crews had plenty of worked to do, including running the zipper
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truck along the barrier multiple times to position the individual barrier pieces and create the proper tension between them. now crews will have to familiarize themselves with all the aspects of using the zipper truck because they haven't really used one before and they will be using that on the golden gate roadway in both day and night conditions. coming up later today, because everything is moving the way engineers had planned it to move, there there is a ribbon cutting ceremony planned. of course, we will be there to cover that, but we also had questions as far as what can commuters expect other than the lane reconfigurationings. and they are saying everyone needs to slow down because it will be an unfamiliar route. at the golden gate bridge nick smith, abc7 news. >> nick, i have to tell you i saw yourselffy on ""the chronicle"" website this morning. pretty cool. >> thank you very much carolyn. >> it is historic, after all. thank you, nick. and for those who typically
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don't take interstate 80 into the city, here is a reminder. the the fols om street exit. visit us online for public transit options and detours. you can also download the traffic app waze on your phone. it's free on apple's app store or google play. join the ay7 morning news team tomorrow morning to see how the changes are affect being the commute. we will have live reports from the bridge and the traffic reports tomorrow starting at 4:30 a.m.. list all over the nation are cracking down on drivers who abuse disabled parking passes. undercover investigators for the california dmv recently staked out an area of l.a. known for
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drivers parking illegally. it's by the hiking trails in the hollywood hills. parking near the gate is legal only for nearby residents or the disabled. but as you can see many able bodies use it for premiere parking. >> i asked him why he was using the placard to park here and go hiking. obviously he was not disabled. >> are you a handicapped person. >> i'm not handicapped, am i? >> i'm not in a handicapped spot am i? >> that guy was using a disabled placard registered it a much older man. violators can face fines up to $700 and community service if caught. san francisco has been the first city in the nation to formally kickoff a new public awareness campaign against e-cigarettes. it is to tell people where they can use e-cigarettes at the curb and to try to discourage
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teenagers from starting. it's called vaporing. exhaling and inhaling vapors of nicotine from a battery-powered device. it has the health department very concerned. >> contains heavy metals like cigarettes do, contains carcinogens like cigarettes do, and most importantly it contains nicotine. >> the health department is posting hundreds of billboards like these on muni buss and bart trains to educate the public. former smoker, shauna anderson, said e-cigarettes helped ween her off her camels. >> the waste you put it in your body and stuff like this is a little less of a toxic waste dump. for me i don't care. >> last year san francisco supervisors passed an ordinance regulating e-cigarettes, the famous traditional smokes.
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sponsor eric is especially concerned about the thousands of teenagers lured by the candy-like flavors. >> the e-cigarette companies and big coback owe are trying to use the new frontier of vaporizers to hook a new generation and it's the health departments role to protect the public health. >> it is regulated but it should be regulated tasty. >> he is also a member of the smoke-free alternative trade association. >> you cannot penalize the large number of adults who have been resigned to smoking out of fear of a couple of kids picking this up. >> well, san francisco is also limiting the number of stores in the city that cancel e-cigarettes and is working with the school district to raise awareness. still ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news an old school -- may help keep your
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go watch the sharks skate around. well, not much change in the weather forecast. lisa, you have more information? >> well, there's enough change to be a little annoying this morning with the dense fog from san jose up to santa rosa down to salinas. here's a look from the exploratorium camera. no delays at sfo where visibility is pretty good, but that could change. we are looking at another spare the air day, and finally some rain to talk about in the extended outlook. that's coming up. >> thank you. also ahead, the defending super^bowl champs. the big fourth quarter against carolina get the seahawks back in the nfc title game. rick quan has the highlights coming up in mmm ring ring! ring ring! progresso! wow soup people, i can't believe i'm eating bacon and rich creamy cheese before my sister's wedding. well it's only 100 calories, so you'll be ready for that dress.
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morning. thanks for joining us for the abc7 sunday morning news. this is a look at the golden gate bridge from the marin county side. rather foggy right there. it's closed, as you know, to all but pedestrian bicyclists and transit buses this weekend while a median barrier is installed. we will have a live update on the progress of that work coming up in about 15 minutes. let's check out sports. the nfl divisional playoffs wrap-up today at 10:05 this morning. the cowboys battle the packers at lambeau field. and the colts face the broncos in denver at 1:30 this afternoon. last night the seahawks advanced to the nfc championship game. here's rick quan, he has the highlights had this morning's sports. >> good morning. carolina went just seven games during the regular season but for three quarters gave the super bowl champs seattle all they could handle.
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the panthers came out throwing but this cam newton pass will be picked off by richard sherman. believe it or not, it's his first playoff career interception. and russell wilson to baldwin. 7-0, seahawks. carolina was not intimidated. newton with the quick toss to benjamin. he takes the hit but hangs on for the core. about five minutes left in the half. seattle comes up with the big play. and jermaine curse he's gone 63 yards. 14-10 at the break. after a scoreless third quarter, the seahawks finally broke it open. the tight end luke wilson made it 24-10. they then put the game away as newton is going to be picked off by kam chancellor. he has nothing but green in front of him. chancellor brings it back 90 yards for the touchdown. so seattle is going back to the nfc championship game for a second straight year. 31-17 was the final. the seahawks will now play
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either green bay or dallas for the nfc championship. in the afc the patriots got by baltimore but to do so they had to be the first team in playoff history to come back twice. and new england is so touch to beat. temperatures in the teens yesterday. after an early 14-point lead the ravens went back up by 14 in the third. he goes in untouched. patriots were down, but not out. tom brady with the dart to his tight end rob broncos -- bronkowski. he finds him wide open. tied the game at 28. after the ravens kicked a field goal brady comes through again. this time a perfect toss to rafael. his 46th postseason touchdown pass makes him the all-time leader passing joe in the.
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placco goes for the pom. picked off in the end zone. new england will play either the broncos or colts for the afc title. don't forget in college football it's oregon verses ohio state for the national championship monday night. >> it's a 5:30 kickoff on espn and on the watchespn app. >> the sharks had joe then back last night. dan boyle missed the last six games with san jose. got a nice ovation. and he scores his 14th goal of the year. up 2-0. the rangers were looking to add to their lead, but antti niemi makes an amazing glove save. wow, that was great. in the third period, this goal he tied the franchise rookie record by scoring in his fifth straight game. san jose falls short. 3-1 was the final.
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the rangers won 13 of their last 15. that's sports for sunday morning. i'm rick quan, she you again tonight at 5:00. well, it's raining but in southern california. >> yeah. where they say it never rains >> yeah, and we need it. >> light rain, but it's just to the south of here. northern california, we have the fog from santa rosa to salinas and maybe monterey may pick up a few light sprinkles. but it's an area of low pressure that's split from the main branch of the jet stream. that's why the energy is headed to the south here from santa barbara through bakersfield. looking at a few light showers, hot springs and san diego. they have the light rain. we have fog. and in between maybe a few sprinkles here and there. look at san jose right now. looking at anywhere from a quarter mile visibility through milpitas and even sunnyvale looking pretty foggy. back in san francisco
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temperatures are mild in the low 50s. oakland 50 right now. no problems at the airport. but that could change. 45 in san carlos, 46 with the fog in san jose and 46 on the coast. looks like coastal clouds will linger along the shoreline today. and fog up in santa rosa, napa, novato. up on the delta, 45. a little cooler in livermore. here's a look at the fog. the visibility in miles from san jose that might be a little per, 2 1/2 miles by the delta down to a quarter mile napa and half-mile up in santa rosa. so do take it easy. it will be after 10:00 when we improve things in terms of visibility, but then the skies will remain hazy. here's the air quality forecast the next four days. looks like today should be the worst day in the north bay and the santa clara valley. then we look for high pressure, even though it's a stagnate air mass. we will get a little more wind and it will be a new parcel of
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air that moves in overhead. although it's not the strong cold front we hoped for we have rain come next weekend in should help clean out the atmosphere. hazy skies, mild and quiet right on through the middle of the week, even toward thursday. and then we will look for our next chance of rain. it could be as early as friday in the north bay. and it doesn't look like it's going to be as heavy in the south bay but still seven days out. here's the area of low pressure bringing the moisture in southern california at the bay area. we are starting out foggy and then the clouds will return and we will see a return to seasonal weather. with the rain in southern california mid-60s there. 52 yosemite. up in the northern portion of the state looking dry and quiet with 50 degrees in lake tahoe. right now 30 in truckee. the long-range forecast shows this piece of energy continuing to stay together right on through friday and saturday. so that will be some good news. highs today around the bay, 59 in richmond.
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58 in oakland. with low 60s santa rosa. 57 san francisco and 62 in morgan hill. the accuweather seven-day forecast spare the air today and then we are looking at more dry sunny, mild weather. it looks like thursday should be the warmest day with mid-60s. then look for increasing clouds and hopefully some rain late friday into saturday. so still above average in terms of rainfall, but, you know, we are lagging far behind with our drought. >> yeah. and we are getting tired of all the spare the air days, as well. >> exactly. >> all right. thank you lisa. there is a new exercise program aimed with patients with parkinson's disease and it's having a positive impact. it's easing some of the symptoms of parkinson's disease with a workout that might surprise you. abc7 news anchor ama daetz has the details. >> most boxers at san francisco polk street gym are training to fight opponents in the ring but a few are training to fight an
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phonent in their own body. >> step out. pivot with your foot. pivot with the hit to the head. >> here boxing is rock steady boxes for patients suffering from parkinson's disease. >> it's a forced exercise and they find forced exercise helps manage the symptoms of parkinson's. things like tremors, gait issues and and helps other symptoms. >> it can vary from parrish don't patient. this woman said she experiences tremors in one arm when she's using the other. she believes the rapid fire exchanges and rapid fire footwork helps her body to stay in sync. >> it forces you a to use your hands, body and brain all at the same time. it challenges the brain and as you work that it gets easier overtime. >> i feel stronger.
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healthier. i feel like i move better. >> the program was launched three years ago in southern california. this gym is the first location in the bay area. although there is no direct data on the program itself, they say multiple studies have validated the development of coordinated exercise for parkinson's. >> they notice sleeping better at night, moods were better. >> for some it's an ironic twist that a sport that carries the inherent risk of brain injury and neurological damage could be helping a neurological condition. but in the classes there there are no sparring or contact except the pop of leather on leather which may be a healthy respect for the fighting spirit. >> you know, if i were healthier, maybe younger, i think i would try it. >> ama daetz, abc7 news. >> up next, dreaming of riches.
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>> good morning, everyone, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday january 11th. let's start with a quick look at the whether from meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn. plenty of dense fog down to salinas. it's not everywhere. we are looking at rain in southern california. unfortunately this rain will not reach us. maybe mist and drizzle around monterey. but a closer look at the fog shows the quarter mile visibility over in milpitas. a little better by mountain view. you head up toward the north bay, the delta very, very foggy for santa rosa and napa. so right now sfo doing fine but we are looking

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