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>> it's you sunday, march 20th. >> that for waking up with us. i'm chris nguyen. carolyn has the day off. let's start with a first look at the forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen trackings the storm impact scale for us. hi, lease as you. >> hi, chris. we have two systems headed our way, bringing rain back to the bay area. light showers with less than a half-inch expected. the first one bringing had pivot and drizzle not only around the bay, but closer to the coast. and near west of cloverdale a few light showers. the shower activity will mainly be along northern california,
extreme northern california. but the tail end of it pushes through the bay area. so lathes rain begins in the north bay, spreading to the south. we will see most of the activity in the north bay before noon. so here's a look at the time frame. 10 california this morning right through cloverdale, and then at 11:00 still advancing to the south and east. we will talk about the second system and totals coming up. chris. >> lisa, thank you. you can use the news appear to track the weather and enable push alerts to receive breaking news and weather had. >> now to dublin, police say a sex ring was being operated out of an apartment complex. neighbors told us they didn't know what was going on, even after police and fbi agents raided the building on friday. abc7 news reporter defensively brinkley has for. >> here from the new luxury
apartment building across the street and the bart station a sex trafficking business operating out of an parts meant. >> that, on evidently? i'm flabbergasted. i don't know what to think now. something like that can be happening rate next door to me. >> they followed up on a tip about prostitution back in august. undercover officers and the fbi investigated. and on friday morning they stormed into six locations around the bay area with search warrants. they aarested 45-year-old curtis ng and 49-year-old shelly yu they are charged with pimping, pandering and conspiracyicy. fire young women, mostly from china, were rescued and dane to a women's shelters. two men were also arrested. >> this is very sophisticated as far as the operation portion of it and arranging everyone did locations. >> the locationings included sam mattio, hayward and san leandro.
police say the apartments were stashed with condoms and suitcases filled with lingerie, the rooms had mattresses on the floor and inscence. >> it is very surprising. >> you think this is is a nice building, a security building. it's concerning because how did they get in and out of the building? >> this could lead to more arrests and more victims. in dublin, aimlessly -- i am leslie brinkley, abc7 news. >> a car went out of control and slammed into a garage. it happened yesterday. it came within five feet from where a neighbor was standing. >> heard a car revving up and i was getting out of my car. turned around, it missed my car, swerved between the two and hit the building actually where i lived. >> he said the car then took off
the again into the garage door at the hope where it was originally parked. no one was hurt. the driver told witnesses there was a problem with the car's gas pedal. >> the chp has yet to release the name of a woman who fell 80 feet off an expressway. it happened on the winchester boulevard on-ramp to the expressway. the woman was on a scooter and all of a sudden gran would be bling. she'll hit the ground and tumbled to the wall below. she was not wearing identification. a walmart had to be evacuated after their solar panels caught on fire. it happened early yesterday. witness video showed smoke pouring from the roof but there were no reports of injuries. investigators are checking out the extent of the damage. if you see news happening where you live, take a picture or video using the #abc7 news and we may use it on ther.
police may be looking for a bank proper and may be connected to several other robberies in the area. police said he approached the u.s. bank teller and demanded money. police believe he's connected to robberies in the central valley and bay area, including pleasanton and concord. it's going to be more of the same for bart riders for at least another day as the agent i deals with an unexplained power outage. it took 55 trains out of service on wednesdays and bart is trying to recover using shorter trains. the problem is on the tracks between north concord and bay point, but engineers can't figure out what's causing a power surge that fries a particular part of a train. this morning drivers on the peninsula are dealing with a major shutdown. caltrans has closed part of highway 101 in burlingame to continue demolishing an overpass. the southbound lanes between
milbrae and broadway will be closed until 7:00 a.m.. >> lowest point total of the season for golden state. >> it's an outcome dub nation hasn't had to deal request very often this season. lat night the warriors lost to the spurs 79-87. abc7 news reporter tiffany wilson watched the game with fans and has their reaction to the dubs' seventh loss of the season. >> going in fans knew it would be a tough rain. the warriors haven't won a regular season game in san antonio since 1997. throughout the game the crowd was relatively quiet. >> usually by third, fourth quarter we have a handle on things so i'm not concerned right now. >> dub nation held on to report. there was a lackluster performance on the court. >> when i'm with my friend, it's always fun. >> i used to be made fun of by my brothers all the time when i was younger for being such a big warriors fan because obviously we know the history doesn't have
the success they are having the last few years. now they are on the bandwagon and i'm kind of rubbing it in their gold. >> do you want to be a splash brother when you grow up? >> yeah. >> it's kind. an ugly game. >> and stress eating. >> a lot of chips and guacomole and salsa. >> a few cheers and then disappoint. >> it's already. we will come back and we will still be in the finals. it's already. >> true blue fans think the record setting regular 73 wins is still within reach. >> do you think it's possible with this loss? >> i absolutely do. it will be interesting. but it will be a very exciting game and i think we will beat the '73 record. >> the warriors are 62-7. tiffany wilson, abc7 news. >> jeremy sent us this photo of his daughter before the game, but her sad face probably sums up the feelingful warriors fans
last night. you can send us your dubs photo using the #dubs on 7. we may use them on air or online. and reggie was at a fundraiser last night. it supports children with cancer. two of these signed steph curry jerseys went for $25,000 at an auction. that it money will be used to sponsor kids with cancer to go to camp. 5:08 is our time. weather-wise, off to a mild start throughout the bay area. >> that's right. i had to use my wipers coming in. most of you will see rain today. not everyone. we have others opportunity tomorrow, as well. right now a live look outside our exploratorium camera. 54 degrees in san francisco, as well as napa. more 50s around the bay. visibility not much of an issue. we will talk about rain totals and more impressive snow totals when we return. >>i think that. also ahead, attacks against
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traffic moving along quite nicely as you make your way around san francisco. developing news in santa rosa, the public works department is trying to fix an early morning water main break. officials are advising drivers to avoid the area of college avenue between north street and monroe avenue. fire dispatchers say they received reports of hundreds of gallons of water flowing into the street just before 2:00 this morning. a traffic detour on college avenue is expected to be in effect until about noon today. now to your voice, your votes. in the race for the white house, there is new push-back against donald trump just days before voters in arizona and utah head to the policy. abc news reporter elizabeth herr explains why. frontrunner remains confident. >> a protester wearing a kkk hood sparked a fight during donald trump's rally in tucson, arizona. >> the other guy is wearing a ku klux klan outfit.
he thinks it's wonderful. these are bad people, i'm telling you. >> in phoenix protesters blocked the main road lead to go the rally, some change themselves to cars. in new york thousands of protesters clashed with trump supporters outside the trump tower. >> he literally represents the worst parts of america and sees bringing out all the garbage. >> but the frontrunner predicts he will win the republican presidential nomination. >> but you know the expression, to be the future of the republican party, you have to go through trump, right? right? >> ted cruz is trying to put the brakes on the trump bandwagon now that the republican establishment is backing him. >> we should appeal to the values that often guy us, that bring us together that we believe in. >> john kasich, still in the grace, disagrees. >> i don't frankly, folks, care about policy. >> and bernie sanders in the border areas in arizona dismissing any talk of the democrats uniting around hillary
clinton. >> some of the largest states in this country, states like california or new york state, oregon state, they have not yet cast a vote. >> abc, new york. >> as he moves closer to the republican press kings nomination, gop fronts runner donald trump comes to "this week today" to talk about the upcoming caucuses and primaries. and we will have the latest on the 2016 race. you can catch it at 8:00 this morning on abc7 on "this week" with george stephanopoulos. >> a deadly disease that affects about 1 in 10 asians americans had it's way in the oakland area today. a documentary follows two living with hepatitis b, including alan wang. he has been treated and is now living a normal life.
his goal is to get more people screened. >> hepatitis b is called the say lent killer because people haven't spoken up enough about it. it kills 800,000 people a year. do you imagine if the zika cyrus killed close to a million people a year how many people would be lined up tell doctors offices? >> the festivals will be shown around the world there will be a memorial service for a dog who died two days ago in san francisco. roscoe said he was recording an incident between a safe way security guard and a man accused of shoplifting at the store. that's when the guard went after him and then kicked roscoe. roscoe ran away and was later hit and killed by a car. today they plan to hold a memorial for roscoe in front of the store at 3:00 this afternoon. one of san francisco's most well-known landmarks turned dark for an hour last night. organizers started earth
howerton years ago as a way to do something small to show concern for the environment and climate change. the hall went out at the bridge. more than 360 landmarks around the world took part. here's a look at time square in new york where the lights of dimmed bay area craft fishermen finally have a season to be happy. abc news was at fishermen's wharf yesterday. the traps are empty now but this time next weekend could be a different story. the health department said the bay area fish he men can start playing crab traps next saturday. it has been suspended because of a toxic algae bloom. thousands will hit the street for the annual running fest a cal. there's a marathon, half-marathon and other runs. starting early this morning you can expect road closers all over the city.
it will wind from downtown to rock ring, monte clare and fruitvale and back to oakland. you can find information online at our website abc7news.com. time now is k 5:17. what's the weather shaping up like for the runners out there? 7:10, the start time. >> and the first day of spring. >> finally here! >> i know. and temperatures mild in the 50s. you may get your head wet if you are out there early and the mist and drizzle will really increase throughout the morning hours. we are looking at some light rain well to the north. and the reason why? we have a weak system on the way. it's a 1 on our storm impact scale not only today but tomorrow, as well. it will bring lights showers and less than a half-inch of rain, and that really is focused this the north bay. south winds are kicking up, and that's why we have the mild temperatures. tomorrow's system a little bit stronger than today's system but we are only going to see the tail end of this system. so live doppler 7hd shows a few
showers by cloverdale, highway 101 and up towarda cya. we widen the area you will notice the area of green well to the north. the tail end will swing through the bay area today. the morning focus in the north bay, and then a chance of showers elsewhere throughout the day. here is the system. there's another one behind it. and that one will provide also not only rain for the bay area but sierra snow upwards to almost a foot in some spots. right now we are looking at temperatures in the 50s. 52 mountain view and oakland, as well as half moon bay. 48 in morgan hill. looks pretty still out there right now. but it is certainly damp in spots and fog not an issue. upper 40s for you in livermore. concord 54, as well as napa. 52 fairfield, and 53 in santa rosa. a few degrees warm we're the clouds, the south winds, mist and drizzle. then light rain spreading south and east throughout the day, mainly to the east. not much in the south bay.
and more showers in the afternoon tomorrow. so here's the plan for today. notice by 11:00 it's raining in sonoma county. just about raining in napa and marin county. this frontal band slowly sinks to the south and when it does it begins to fall apart. by 2:00, redwood city and mountain view just a chance. you notice the line gets senator and more diffuse. and then by 6:00 just a lot of clouds. a bits of a lull through the overnight hours, and by noontime tomorrow we have more rain, maybe some heavy downpours newspaper the north bay. by the afternoon notice a few breaks and a line of showers into the east bay and south bay. this will take us through the evening hours. the atmosphere a little bit unstable. but as we take a look at the totals, very, very lights totals for the first system. a couple hundredths, a tenth.
and look what happens in the sierra nevada. very windy conditions with the windser weather advisory through tuesday. we are looking at 11 inches in kirkwood, 13 inches in donner. high temperatures today with light rain developing. in the mid-60s in oakland. we will be mild. upper 60s in san jose. and the accuweather seven-day, a 1 on the impact scale today and tomorrow. more chance of is showers on tuesday. look at the skies, warmer temperatures, very much like spring, 60s coast, mid-70s inland. >> all right, lisa. thank you soap much. a remindser when you get unusual weather where you live, take a photo or video and share it with us using the #abc 7 now. that will help us finds your content and use it on air or online on abc7news.com. coming up, the bay area tech legend's special honor.
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>> good sunday morning. i'm chris ngyen. care list has the day off. here's meteorologist lisa argen. she's tracking the conditions where you live. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. we will see a return to the rain today and tomorrow, with two weak systems headed our way bringing showers and southerly winds. just about a couple hundredths to half-inch with the two of them through tomorrow. a few returns up to the north, northful santa rosa, near cloverdale and ukiah. sea ranch picking up a few areas of light rain. mist and drizzle for us holly. most of the activity heads to northern california. it will continue to sink to the south and east, allowing for showers to develop in the north bay this morning. it will fall apart as it slides
to the north and south. not a whole lot of rain associated it, but it will bring some scattered showers. by 11:00 the rain in sonoma, pushing into marin. how far south and east will it get? and what about the second system? i'll detail it for you coming up. chris. >> thank you. sierra lamar's murderer is due back in court tomorrow. lamar was last season four years ago heading to school in morgan hill, but she never made it. yesterday search crews continued to find any trace of her. cornell barnard has the story. >> you can start here and work your way this way. >> many searchers have done it before. >> i've been here since the first start. >> had nicole never new sierra lamar, but she dead kateed her free time to finding her. she's that regular girl and going missing, ask you feel for the family and want to be a part of that. >> any luck up there? >> weekly searches were suspended last year but resumed for a difficult anniversary.
15-year-old sierra vanished on her way to school fair years ago. her body was never found. >> our main point is to bring sear va home. >> this large piece of property has never been searched before. >> it's right off the road, it's secluded. it's been an area of interest for us for the longest time. >> he said it was a favorite spot for the kidnapper and murderer. >>s anton had been seen here a because apparently that's the area he liked to fish. >>s thinking about sierra and missing her. >>s sierra -- he can't thank volunteers enough for never giving up hope. >> couldn't be more grateful. they are like family members now. >> the suspect is awaiting trial. but even appear the verdict is read, they say they will keep searching for clues and answer. >> we want to keep hope alive and bring some closer to the family. >> for them the search goes on.
cornell barnard, a. about. c7 news. >> knew this morning, pope francis is marking palm sunday at the vatican in romo. romo is the top destination travel location during easter week. thousands of agent licks attended this morning and many people took home small olive and palm branches, which are symbols of peace. palm sunday marks the start of holy welcome back. >> the faa and alaska airlines is trying to find out how one woman's phone burst into flames on a flight. she was flying on thursday. the flight was just 90 minutes away from landing, and with no warning her i-phone caught on fire. >> there was like eight-inches of flames. i put it on the ground and the flames were getting higher and a
bunch of people stood up. >> flight attendant quickly put the fire out. no one was hurt and the flight landed safely. we've all done it, texting while walking t may not be allowed in some places summer much longer. some lawmakers are trying to crack down on what they call a hay-his being habit w he have the story. >> a new push to make this is criminal offense. >> even headphones are bad. headphones are bad because you are not paying attention to where you are really going. >> so dangerous. >> i've been caught a couple times, about to get hit by a car. >> a new jersey assemblywoman introduced a bill making violators subject to a $350 fine or 15 days in jail. doesn't matter if you have the right away. the bill states if you are in a crosswalk, your phone has to be put away and you have to be handsfree the. >> our abc cameras rolling as one after another in just an hour, pedestrian caught texting in new york city where it is legal. this is miss lapse and
distracted walking. this man nearly runs into a bear. and a robber takes advantage of this guy's distraction. recent numbers show a 10% spike in pedestrian fatalities in the first six months of last year. experts call cell phone distraction a big problem. >> the smartphone is the newest and one of the most dangerous forms of distraction. >> now lawmakers hoping to stop this increasing dangerous habit in its track. abc news, new york. >> president obama is going to cuba today for a historic two-day visit. the trip comes 15 months after he announced the restoration of diplomatic ties between the united states and cuba. abc news reporter marcy gonzalez is in havana with what we can expect. marcy, good morning. >> my, there, chris. president obama is scheduled to arrive here just after 5:00 p.m. his visit bringing a lot of excitement and some controversy.
a touch of americana. signs of optimism and support before his trip to the island. >> the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relationings after decades of tension between the u.s. and the authoritarian castro regime. an opportunity with trade and business opportunities and a meeting with rual castro, and he will meet with dissidents. >> and to encourage them to continue to fight for human rights that we enjoy in this country. >> but president obama is going back on his road that he would not travel to cuba until after
human rights are improved. and some wonder if they will benefit? >> he needs to be able to speak to the cuban people, call for free elections, calling for a more liberal economic system that will bring prosperity because communist has never done anything good for anybody. >> and president obama will address the cuban people in a nationally televised speech on tuesday. just before that much anticipated baseball game between the tampa bay raise and the cuban national team. a lot being packed into this two-day visit. abc7 news. back to you. >> marcy, thank you. coming up on the abc7 morning news, one man's solar power turned into a major problem for months. how "7 on your side" michael finney helped fix it. first the time is 5:37. here's a live look outside from our suit strow tower a camera. we have rain in the forecast.
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. welcome back. a second baby eagle has landed. this is a live look at the eagles nest in washington, d.c. they welcomed their second eaglet early in morning. the two will end up fledging from the nest this summer. take a look at the older brother. this guy matched on friday. that's nice to see, lisa. >> yes. in time for easter. >> and weather-wise, any good news? >> we are going to see a little bit more rain. nothing substantial. but two systems headed our way as soon as the next few hours. right now we have mist and dreads i -- drizzle on the way. the forecast is just minutes away. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, a tough night for steph curry and the warriors in
about. >> in sports, the warriors will be in minneapolis to take an the timberwolves, hoping to rebound from the game with the spurs. they still have the best record. larry beil has the highlights and post-game reaction in this morning's sports report. >> good morning. warrior losses, they become so rare it's surprising when they actually drop a game. the spurs came in with a perfect home record. the warriors went in without an injured an andrew bogut. steph curry, steals, weaves in
and finishes with a soft flip. the final seconds first carter. shaun livingston. the dubs actually up by a point. but this play tells the story of the first half. curry missed the lay-up. the result, a run-out and jam. curry only 7 points, no threes in the first half. warriors down 6. and this is a bad shot for everybody not named steph curry. that tied it at 5 a. his only may at the game. spurs signed la marque cuss to do that. and curry from way out. he's 1 of 12 on threes. held to 14 points and the spurs win their 44ing in a row at home. warriors fall to 62-7. abc7's mike shumann with the wrap-up from san antonio. >> tough loss for the warriors tonight in stan tony. almost a must-win for the spurs as the warriors came in undermanned. namely no andrew bogut.
i asked steph curry how much they missed him. >> bo knows what he needs to do to step out and when he's out, that's the same mentality we have to have. the guys that suit up, we know what we need to do and the game man a to win. >> missed him and andre. they add so much to the team. so good on the glass and protecting the rim. but they will be healthy soon. this is a good test for us. we know it will make us better. >> the hardest part of losing this way, you think about the little things. one basketball that goes here, one turnover that goes there. you know, miscommunication on switches. it's like that can be the difference between winning and losing. >> reporting in san antonio, mike shumann, abc7 sports. another teacher-pupil game in the women's ncaa tournament. stanford and usf. the result was similar. usf led early on the lay-up but then all cardinals. lela thompson, the lay-up and
foul. led all scorers with 17 before the half. erica mccauley with the runner. went 14-10. afterwards a hug. stanford rolls 85-68. they will may south dakota state, who upset miami, for a sweet 16 berth on monday >> and 11th seed gonzaga rolled over utah. past eric with the finish. a game-high 22. 82-59, with the inthe third biggest margin of victory for an 11 seed or lower since 1985. a double-digit lead is guaranteed. they say on syracuse versus middle tennesee state winner next weekend. that's a wrap on sports. enjoy your sunday, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> and this sunday, the first day of spring with he's arrange here now with the full forecast. >> we have a few spring showers headed our way. they will focus more on the north bay, but two systems to speak of, one today and one
tomorrow afternoon. they both rate 1 on the storm impact scale. that means a weak system. lights showers arriving this morning in the north day. most spots you will see not only a half-inch but more like a couple hundredths to maybe .2. the main energy heading well up into northern california. we will begin to see some rain develop in the north bay throughout the morning hours. and then part of this system sinks to the south and east. that's when we all will get a chance of showers thought the bay area today. and through the afternoon this really begins to dissipate. the atmosphere dries out. then we will see another system slightly stronger for monday afternoon. so temperatures are mild, dewpoints are up. it feels a little bit sticky out there. so numbers are ranging on the very mild side from 54 half moon
bay in san francisco to 48 morgan hill. this is a look at sfo. 52 oakland and mountain view. we will have the south winds but the winds will really be up in the sierra nevada. here's a look at the roof camera. you notice the flags out of the southwest. the winds are blowing with 49 in livermore. it's 52 in fairfield, 53 santa rosa, about 54 concord, novato and napa. from our exploratorium camera, the ceilings are a little bit higher this morning. yesterday we had a hot of fog. and due to the close proximity to the front that's lifted the cloud cover and allowing for mist and drizzle this morning. light rain in the north bay, spreading south and east. most of us will see a chance of it. not everyone is going to see it reach the ground, become measurable. the one tomorrow looks like it has more in the way of dynamics and perhaps we will see more measurable rain for some of you tomorrow. 11:00 it looks like it's raining pretty good in cloverdale and santa rosa. look what happens as we go through the 2:00 hour. you see it toward i-80, a little bit in the east bay and
peninsula. and by the afternoon just a chance of showers east bay and south bay. that's about it for the first system. a lull in the overnight hours. and then by noontime more showers tomorrow. the afternoon looks like we will see wet weather from oakland and emeryville through perhaps san mateo, and then just a chance in the south bay again, right on through the evening hours. we will put the first system together and you notice scant amounts, anywhere from a couple hundredths to a ten in fact san francisco. the second system focused in the higher elevations in the north bay up to a third of an inch to three quarters of an inch and just over a tenth in san jose. winds will be blowing, and we do have a windser weather advisory from 11:00 tomorrow to 2:00 on tuesday. still looking at anywhere from a couple of inches to nearly a foot around donner and kirkwood and kiber. chains definitely in the fix if you are headed that way. highs today on the mild side. upper 50s coast, and upper
60s inland with just a chance of showers around san jose. looking at a lingering shower on tuesday. after that springtime takes over and we've got sunshine. mild temperatures with highs in the mid-70s by the end of the week. kind of what you expect for easter. a nice bonus there. >> something to hook forward to so the kids don't get wet during the egg hunt. thank you. the sun stopped shining for a man when the solar system stopped working. when his efforts to get it work didn't work, he turned to "7 on your side" michael finney. >> gray skies held over the skies of alamo. it's a break in the rain. but no break on generating power on this day. this screenshots how much power is being generated at any given time by the solar panels. but it was a different story a few months ago when he found the power being generated was zero. >> i discovered we had stopped
generating power in july. >> he estimated he saved an average of $250 a month on his pg&e bill converting to solar. not having his solar power was costing money. i1 solar came out to hook at the problem, but ray said they didn't get back to him with a solution. the company kept asking for more time. nearly five months went by before he contacted "7 on your side." >> it was terrible. there was nothing i could do. i called them, left messages on their phone, wrote letters. >> we contacted a-1 solar and they told us we at a-1 solar, inc, have been trying to resolve his issue all along. once we found out what the problem was, we corrected it. the it not only fixed ray's solar system, it reimbursed him more than $1,100 for his added energy costs while the system was down. >> i just think that "7 on your side" was able to influence them
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>> good morning. it's sunday, march 20th. thank you for waking up with us. i'm chris nguyen. carolyn has the day off. let's start with a first look at the forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen she's tracking the potential for rain. good morning. >> the hi, chris. any little bits we get is a good thing. these two systems headed our way, one today and one tomorrow, will be small, and the he impact won't be great, but we will see some light showers and rain accumulating across the bay area throughout the next 48 hours. if you see a few returns around sale ran and highway 1, you know, it's mist and drizzle you may run into this morning around the north bay and the east bay. so you may need your wipers. the fog is not an issue. the main impact from the system will be northern california. we will get the tail end of this system spreading showers across the north bay