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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 before noontime.
and then it sort of limps across the rest of the bay. temperatures out on the mild side with the dewpoints high. it's a little muggy. low 60s coastside. we will time-out the stronger second system coming up. chris. >> lisa, thank you. you can use the free abc7 news app to track the weather powered by el nino anden i believe push alerts to receive breaking information. we also have resources to help you plan for these storms at&t park abc7news.com/he willnino. 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 leslie brinkley has more. >> here from the new luxury apartment building across the street and the bart station a sex trafficking business operating out of an apartment. >> honestly? i'm flabbergasted. i don't know what to think now.
something like that can be happening right next door to me? >> dublin police followed i am 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. it they arrested 45-year-old curtis ng and 49-year-old shelly yu they are charged with pimping, pandering and conspiracy. five young women, mostly from china, were rescued and taken to a women's shelter. two men were also arrested. >> this was very sophisticated as far as the operation portion of it and arranging diffferent locations. >> the locations included sam mateo, hayward and san leandro. police say the apartments were stashed with condoms and suitcases filled with lingerie,
the bedrooms had mattresses on the floor and incense. >> 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 investigation could lead to more arrests and more victims. in dublin, i'm leslie brinkley, abc7 news. in san jose 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. >> i heard a car revving up and i was getting out of my car. i turned around, and it missed my car, swerved between the two and hit the building actually where i lived. >> he said the car then took off again into the garage door at the home 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 the san thomas expressway. it happened on the winchester boulevard on-ramp to the expressway. the woman was on a scooter and all of a sudden began wobbling. she hit the wall and tumbled to the ground below. she was not wearing any 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 #abc7news, and we may use it on air. police are looking for a bank proper who may be connected to several other robberies in the area. a security camera captured this photo on tuesday. 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 agency deals with an unexplained power outage. the outage took 55 trains out of service on wednesday 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 work began friday night. the southbound lanes between milbrae and broadway will be closed until 7:00 a.m. 6:05 is our time. developing news in santa rosa, the public works department is trying to nicks an early morning water main break.
officials are advising drivers to avoid the area by monroe avenue. fire dispatch said they received reports of hundreds of gallons of water flowing into the street just before 2:00 this morning. a traffic detour is expected to be in effect until about noon today. >> 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. last night the warriors lost to the spurs. abc7 news reporter tiffany wilson watched the game with about about fans and has their reaction to the dubs' seventh loss of the season. >> going in fans knew it would be a tough rain. about the warriors haven't won a regular season game in san antonio since 1997. about 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. hope.
there was a lackluster performance on the court. >> when i'm with my friend, it's always fun. >> watching the warriors is a source of pride by anthony. >> 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 face. >> do you want to be a splash brother when you grow up? >> yeah. >> second half, more nail biting. >> it's kind. an ugly game. >> and stress eating. >> a lot of chips and guacomole and salsa. in a few big trace drew cheers, and then disappointments. final score, 87-79. >> it's all right e with will come back and still be in the finals. it's already. >> and the fans think 73 season wins is still within reach. >> do you think it's possible with this loss? a >> 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. >> abc7 news viewer jeremy sent us this photo of his daughter before the game, but her sad face probably sums up the feelings of warriors fans last night. you can send us your dubs photo using the #dubson7. we may use them on air or online. and reggie was at a fundraiser last night. it supports families who have 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 had to camp. 6:08 is our time. weather-wise, a mild start to the day. temperatures in the 50s, right? >> yes. kind of muggy out there. due points are up. we have a weak weather system on the way that will be spreading rain across the bay area today. 55 napa and concord. this is a look from our sutro
tower camera, voice thibility is good. no fog to speak of, but there's mist and drizzle. i'll detail the forecast coming up. >> also ahead, attacks against donald trump. the new backlash across the country against the republican presidential frontrunner. >> this is president obama. >> and later, a light moment for president obama, as he prepares to make his historic trip to cuba today. we will have a live report from havana. >> today's storm is level 1. that means light rain. so keep
few moments. 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 polls. abc news reporter elizabeth herr explains why. the gop 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 leading to the rally. some chained 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 he's 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 unify us, that bring us together, that we believe in. >> john kasich, still in the race, disagrees. >> i don't frankly, folks, care about polls. >> on the democratic side, 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, washington state, they have not yet cast a vote. >> abc, new york. >> as he moves closer to the republican presidential nomination, gop frontrunner donald trump comes to "this week today" to talk about the upcoming caucuses and primaries. plugs had the national committee the chairman k takes on the latest from the 2016 vase. you can catch "this week" with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 this morning right here on abc7. 6:14 is our time.
>> a documentary about a deadly disease that affects 1 in 10 asian americans made its debut in the oakland area yesterday. 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 -- the silent killer. people haven't spoken enough about it. it kills 800,000 people a year. do you imagine if the zika cyrus -- virus 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 safeway 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 hour ten 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 fishermen can start laying 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 ridge, monte clare and fruitvale and back to oakland. you can find information online at our website abc7news.com. and weather-wise it's going to be pretty nice in terms. temperatures form the runners out there? >> yeah, that's right, in the 50s. it's cloudy. the fog isn't a problem. a little bit of mist and drizzle as you get closer to the coast. the bay, maybe not so much. we are looking at two weak weather systems that will impact us today and is tomorrow. only a couple inches with the two systems totaled and south winds ahead of it are allowing
for the due points to be up and the atmosphere to feel kind. muggy. we are looking around generaller and sea ranch right now. but there is mist and drizzle closer to home so you may one into that this morning. as the activity pushes into extreme northern california, we will get the tail end of this system washing out in the south bay before it drops much in the way of rain. just a couple hundredths maybe. some of you may not see anything at all, but most will see a shower here or there. as we look outside, no problems yet. 54 half moon bay, oakland 55, san francisco 53. and the south winds, really its still out there. but as the front gets closer and closer, that has lifted some of the low clouds. so fog not an issue. we are looking at low to mid-50s here, except for livermore at 46. novato 44. good morning napa, 355 for you and concord with 52 in
fairfield. yesterday we couldn't see the tops of the buildings here. and with the cloud cover this morning, it is just a gray start for most of you. but mist and drizzle is around. we are looking at the rain spreading south and east today as it washes out, and more showers arrive tomorrow. a better chance tomorrow because that system is a little bit strong we're some slightly stronger dynamics. looks pretty good right here. bull as it sinks to the south, it begins to fall apart. you will notice the showers up toward i-80. 3:00 plenty. cloud cover, scattered showers from emeryville and perhaps hayward, 580. it will be cloudy in livermore but mailed. the santa cruz mountains could see some activity. a lull tonight. here's 3:00 tomorrow where we have more showers and the possibilities of a downpour here or there right on through the evening hours monday night. so with both systems combined, we are looking at still very light amounts from mountain view
to san jose. just a tenth there. around hayward, this is the first system, .2 in napa. then the second one, higher elevations of the north bay, looks decent. but a quarter of inch perhaps for you in hayward and oakland. in the sierra nevada it's a winter weather advisory, and that begins by 11:00 tomorrow morning through tuesday with 4 to 8 inches before 2500 feet. and the highs today with the clouds, mild. 64 concord, 65 livermore, 67 in fremont and the accuweather seven-day forecast we have a chance of light rain today. another chance tomorrow. and then we will see the partly cloudy skies on tuesday. very spring like for wednesday and the rest of the week with 60s and 70s. some spring flowers getting ready for easter. >> spring has arrived. can't believe it! lisa, thank you.
>> dan hairstons joins us to tell us what is coming up on "good morning america." >> a fresh round. turmoil involve donald trump. violence at a rally in arizona. a protester punched and kicked in the crowd. and in a separate incident his own campaign manager caught on camera, possibly grabbing the collar of a protester. and republican leaders reportedly now organizing a 100-day push to deny trump the nomination. will it work? and plus an astonishing story of survival in indiana. a high school bus flipping and getting flat end and after a horrifying crash how everybody made it out alive. and the newest internet stars, millions watching live as these
bald eagle parents care for their newest eaglet, and another in the process of hatching live stream. coming up on gma. see you soon. >> apple fans, it's that time of year again. the tech giant is unveiling new products tomorrow. earlier this month apple sent out invites to the event with the message "let us loop you in." it's rumored in new i-phone, ipad and straps will be revealed. the new i-phone is expected to be a five-inch device called the i-phone se. that's for "special edition." >> a red curtain dropped at the silicon valley comic-con yesterday to reveal two steve wosniaks. one was a wax statue is a and the other one was the real one.
comic-con wraps up today. are you tired of those robocalls bothering you? [phone ringing] >> you might wonder why can't the phone company put a stop to all the calls? 78 on your side's michael finney investigates tomorrow night on abc7 news at 11:00. we have much more ahead on the abc7 morning news. searching for sierra lamar. why searchers are optimistic this morning, even four years after the bay area teenager disappeared. president obama travels here to cuba today.
>> good sunday morning. i'm chris ngyen. carolyn has the day off. here's meteorologist lisa argen. she's tracking the conditions where you live. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. >> we are tracking two systems. they are both 1on our storm impact scale. and that's indicating very light rain headed your way, perhaps not today or maybe tomorrow with the stronger system. anywhere from a couple hundredths to upwards of a half-inch in the north bay. sea ranch, highway 1 and jenner looking at some light rain. there is mist and drizzle falling around the bay. but the activity will push into
northern california, and the tail end of this system arrives this afternoon. mostly with light rain and just drizzle from points around the east bay valleys into the south bay. so your forecast today calls for a mild temperatures along the coast with the chance of rain. bay and inland we are looking at mid-and upper 60s with just a chance of showers. we will detail that the rest of the day today, your rain chances, and the better chance arriving tomorrow afternoon. chris. >> lisa, thank you. >> the man suspected of kidnapping and murdering sierra lamar is headed back to 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. >> nicole never new sierra lamar, but she dedicated her free time to finding her. she was a regular girl and going missing, and you feel for the
family and i 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 four years ago. her body was never found. >> our main point is to bring siera home. >> this large piece of property off uvas road 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. >> anton had been seen here because apparently that's the area he liked to fish. >> thinking about sierra and missing her. siera's dad, staff, was not searching, but chance thank volunteers enough for never giving up hope. >> we 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 after the verdict is read, they say they will keep searching for clues and answers. >> we want to keep hope alive and bring some closure to the family. >> for them the search goes on. in morgan hill, cornell barnard, abc7 news. new this morning, pope francis is marking palm sunday at the vatican in rome. rome is the top destination travel location during easter week. thousands of catholics 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 week. >> 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 aquay from landing and over the
pacific ocean when, with no warning, her i-phone 6 caught on fire. >> there were like eight-inch flames coming off my phone. i flipped it on the floor. the flames got higher and a bunt 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. it may not be allowed in some places much longer. some lawmakers are trying to crack down on what they call a risky habit. candice gibson has the story. >> reporter: 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 $50 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 hands-free. >> our abc cameras rolling as
one after the other in just an hour, pedestrians caught texting in new york city where it is legal. this is 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. >> hi, chris.
good morning. president obama is scheduled to arrive here in about 7 1/2 hours. his visit bringing a lot of excitement and some controversy. along with the sounds and sights of cuba, a touch of americana. signs of optimism and support ahead his trip to the island. >> the president will be joined by the first family as he takes first steps in trying to normalize relations after decades of tension between the u.s. and the authoritarian castro regime. today the focus in part on potential trade and business opportunities, and along with a meeting with president rual castro, president obama will meet with political dissidents. >> and to encourage them to continue to fight for human rights that we enjoy in this
country. >> but with political arrests ongoing, some say president obama is going back on his word that he would not travel to cuba until after human rights were improved. and some had question whether the people will benefit from his visit and the thaw between the two nations. >> 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 given a nationally televised speech on tuesday. just before that much-anticipated baseball game between the tampa bay rays and the cuban national team. we are live in havana, abc7 news. chris, back to you. >> marcy, thank you. coming up on the morning news, why one man's solar power turned into a major for months. how "7 on your side" michael finney helped fix it. first a live look outside from the emeryville camera.
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welcome back. a second baby eagle has landed. this is a live look at the eagle's nest at the national arboretum in washington, d.c. they welcomed their second eaglette early in morning. the two will end up fledging from the nest this summer. take a look at the older brother. this guy hatched on friday. our time right now is 6:40. and on this first full day of spring, what can we expect weather-wise? >> some spring-like showers. in fact we are already getting a little light rain well into the north bay. let's take you to the sierra nevada where there's a windser weather advisory for the west slopes. it's in the mid-40s. kind of looks warm, doesn't it? 350's hay today but snow levels lowering the next several days. we could see about 11 inches by
few minutes. in sports, the warriors will be in minneapolis to take on the timberwolves, and hoping to rebound from the game with the spurs. at 62-7, the dubs still have the best record in nba history through 69 games. 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. a tuffets income san antonio last night. the spurs came in with a perfect home record. the warriors went in without an injured an andrew bogut. he was out with a sprained toe. steph curry, steals, weaves in and finishes with a soft flip. the final seconds, first quarter. 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.
klay thompson didn't hit his first three until the third quarter. and this is a bad shot for everybody not named steph curry. that tied it at 5. his only three in the game. spurs signed lamarcus to do that. and curry from way out. he's 1 of 12 on threes. held to 14 points, and the spurs win their 44th 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 mere in san antonio. almost a must-win for the spurs as the warriors came in undermanned. namely no andrew bogut. after the game i asked steph curry how much they missed andrew. >> we miss 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 plan 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 mccall with the runner. went 14-10. afterwards a hug. stanford rolls 85-68. they will play south dakota state, who upset miami, for a sweet 16 berth on monday
>> on the men's side, 11th seed gonzaga rolled over utah. past eric with the finish. a game-high 22. 82-59, with the 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. >> is temperatures in the i am it he were 50s right now in san francisco. when do you predict the rain to fall? >> maybe by noontime a. there's already mist and drizzle. it would be better sunday if we could get together a stronger system one we have two and the second one is stronger. today is the first full day of spring. today and tomorrow chance of light showers. most spots getting less than a third of an inch but southerly winds ahead of the system allows
for high dewpoints and mild air. a couple pretty shots with the sunday coming up over the partly cloudy skies of san francisco bay. but as you look out westward, you notice there are some returns offshore. and still about 60 miles from the city. but to the north of us, more will come throughout the morning hours and the next couple of hours for sonoma county. the rest of us will have to wait the throughout the bulk of the afternoon. then it does watch out. here's a look at our roof camera. looking at a nice shot. the sun officially up at 7:12. it sets at 7:22. a lot of 50s out there. it's mild. it will be mild this afternoon. yesterday we saw more 70s and we look for the more spring-like weather to stay with us all week long. the chance of showers the next 48 hours. 352 delta, 46 livermore, 54 novato, and 53 santa rosa.
out towards the valley we look and you will just see a chance of showers today. but mist and drizzle is around this morning. light rain spreads south throughout the morning and afternoon hours. then the front washes out. we get a break tonight. another system tomorrow. it's slightly stronger. we will see some downpours scattered about electric time to time right on through the late evening hours. 11:00 we have some pretty good rain from sonoma, pushing to napa, sliding south into marin county. and i80 and 50, vallejo, emeryville, looks like hayward could see a little light shower toward the later afternoon. and san mateo, around half moon bay and redwood city. doesn't look like a great chance but by the later afternoon the peninsula getting into the act. mountain view, not a whole lot going on for you or san jose. but by the evening hours a chance of some mist and drizzle and a light shower. a break overnight tonight, and this system is slated to be a little bit later tomorrow. look at 3:00. you can see the line of showers
from the east bay, across the bay. perhaps the dumbarton bridge, the san mateo bridge, and looking at mabel mont, san carlos. the second system could see more measurable precip. we will put them together for a couple hundredths through a tenth from the south bay to east bay n much going on. tomorrow maybe a little bit more. a third in novato and napa. then upwards of three quarters of an inch in santa rosa. that would be the bonus amounts and they aren't even 100% of normal so that would be good news for those folks. >> the snow levels start out the high and by late tomorrow they lower. that's why we are looking at anywhere from 6 inches tahoe city, 13 inches in donner. that's pretty good. this week could be busy with kids off for spring break, maybe
heading up to the mountains. the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring the 60s today with scattered showers. then we had look at more rain perhaps tomorrow and then the lingering showers through tuesday. then it's all about spring, upper 60s wednesday and low to mid-70s through thursday, friday, saturday, 60s on the coast and then easter is next weekend, as well. looks dry. >> can't believe it. it's almost already here. >> i know. >> thank you. the sun stopped shining for an alamo man after the solar energy system at his home stopped working. when his efforts to fix it didn't work, he turned to "7 on your side" michael finney for help. >> gray skies hung over the city of alamo. it's a break in the rain. but this is no break from generating power on this day. this screen shows 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. >> ray 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. a-1 solar came out to look at the problem, but ray said they didn't get back to him with a solution. the company kept asking for more time. he says nearly five months went by before he contacted "7 on your side." >> it was terrible. i mean, 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 company 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 enough to really start moving on
grows to $90 million. and the winning numbers from last night's $7 million super lotto plus drawing. nobody picked all six but a ticket purchased in rohnert park matched five. that winning ticket is worth more than $11,000. wednesday's drawing goes up to $8 million. levi's stadium today is hosting the bay area wedding fair. it's a one stop shop for all your wedding needs. you can find many venders. there will be a $10,000 grand prize package for one lucky bride. tickets cost $25. more than 1,000 people are expected to attend with hundreds of wedding venders. it starts at 11:00 a.m. at levi's stadium. all right. 6:56 the time. a final weather check? >> we look at live doppler 7hd, we are tracking a weak weather system that has showers offshore
right now. mist and drizzle over the bay. we are looking at perhaps another couple hours before are we see any measurable returns here. in the north bay through the next couple hours you see some rain right through the noon hour. and then after that it's scattered showers across the bay. lingering showers perhaps on tuesday. we are looking at sunny and warmer conditions for the second half of the work week. maybe a tenth to a half ininch the wettest locations. two-day totals. >> for everyone out at the running festival, temperatures not bad there, right? >> yeah, mid-50s out there. >> thanks, lisa. and thanks to you for joining us on the abc7 morning news. the news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and all your mobile device was our abc7 news app. "good morning america" is next. abc7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. we will see you then.
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