Skip to main content

tv   ABC7 News 600AM  ABC  January 22, 2017 6:00am-7:01am PST

6:00 am
it's a stormy sunday across the bay area in the south bay steady rain is falling. this is what it looked like in los gatos this morning, and how much more rain can we expect? good morning, everyone, i am carolyn tyler, and thank you for joining us on this sunday, january 22nd. let's start with a quick look at the weather with our meteorologist, lisa argen. >> live doppler 7 picking up the heaviest rain in the east bay and parts of the south bay, and you will notice the yellows and darker greens indicating the heavier shades of rain, and this is where we have a flood advisory, until 6:45. be advised of that around the santa cruz mountains and san jose, and sunnyvale looking for heavy rain in a short period of time. the yellow around 6 fpl680. this is where we are going to
6:01 am
see the rain enhanced for the next several hours, where it begins to lighten up and end here in parts of the east bay to ma rauga. we will look for the winds to dial back as the front pushes trough. still quite gusty from livermore. the rain ends for the next couple of hours and then the winds calm down a bit before it all gets reinvigorated this afternoon with a chance of thunderstorms. the rough surf turned up by the storm turned deadly for a paraglider. he fell into the ocean off of pacifica. sergio contonya has the details. >> from the cliffs overlooking below, he had been riding the
6:02 am
air currents along the beach until he lost lift and dropped into the surf pf. >> for a while we could not get to him. >> complicating the effort to get to him was the beach access trail under repair for the last few weeks, and the concrete slabs were unsafe to use. and this man shot video and he said the currents dragged the man north to a narrow beach so bystanders shimmied down the bluff to pull him out. >> they tried six or seven times to grab him and the parachute, but the current snatched it out of their hands. >> he was all wrapped up in his lines and weights, which weighed a ton and we could not budge him, really. >> eventually the men were able to cut him free from the parachute wing, and according to the fire authority, he did not survive and was pronounced dead
6:03 am
on scene. just before sunset, some people walked along the waterfront to take pictures of the swells as they crashed into the pier. across the bay area, the country, the world, hundreds of thousands joined together for the women's march. this massive crowd in san francisco from civic center plaza to justin herman plaza were among the tkepdemonstratio. >> reporter: passion and power filled the streets of san francisco as thousands marched for many reasons. >> the people united. will never be defeated. >> reporter: some simply felt compelled to be here. >> it's a pivotal point in history and i want my girls to know what is going on and realize they matter. >> many in the crowd feels the
6:04 am
newest president is not inclusive of everybody, and things will change for the worse, and that's why nancy pelosi marched. >> they will fight if they try to overturn the affordable care act and others. >> it was all about unifying in a time of uncertainty. >> i am here to be with everybody else that wants to stand for human rights. >> human rights activist and folk singer shared the sentiment before her performance. >> we need to kind when kindness is not at the forefront. >> what is at the top of the mind for so many here is to show the next generation of women will be supported. >> in the south bay an estimated 25,000 people marched from city
6:05 am
hall to plaza de cesar chavez. >> it was not a message to trump, necessarily, and it doesn't matter who won, this needed to happen. >> standing up for the rights of women, and assuring we have affordable health care quality and people are very committed and very united and it's an incredible concept with the decisid divisions we see in the nation today. >> people were cheering and holding up signs and some cried. in oakland, an estimated 60,000 marchers took to the streets and spread throughout downtown. abc 7 news reporter, katie itice has more. >> the smallest of marchers with the opinions. >> i don't want him to make a war and i don't want him to make a wall. >> i am marching because i want
6:06 am
me and everybody else to be equal. >> some fear that's not the direction president donald trump is taking the country. >> i am terrified for the first time in my life about the leadership of this country. it isn't right. >> the women's march is a national and even international movement. >> there are millions of people marching not only in america but all over the world and at the end of the day that's what it's all about, and it's about standing up for our rights. >> crowds packed the streets of oakland. >> i could cry all day because i just love women so much and i am so happy to see everybody here. so it means hope. >> freeways and b.a.r.t. lines jammed as people tried to join the rally. >> we shall overcome. >> it makes me personally feel like i can conquer anything.
6:07 am
>> something echoed by the masses. in walnut creek, hundreds of people gathered for the women's march, and abc 7 news viewer, claire moore, shared this video with us. walkers braved the rain for a rally at civic park yesterday morning that featured speakers and sign making and some of the participants shared concerns about climate change and preserving programs like medicare and social security. in santa rosa, a large crowd demonstrated downtown with signs that said we stand for women and tweet less, and the city had to shut down some streets during the rally yesterday afternoon, and an estimated 5,000 people showed up for that march, and everybody said it was peaceful and organized and no arrests. protesters turned out in cities all over america, and los angeles estimated 750,000 people participated in the women's
6:08 am
march there, and chicago, boston, and atlanta, just a few other cities showing solidarity to promote human rights and gender equality. the global impact was larger than organizers predicted. that it's estimated at least 2.5 million people in 700 cities worldwide took part in yesterday's demonstration. it all started in washington, d.c. organizers estimating half a million people were there. this worldwide event grew from just one facebook post by a grandmother in hawaii. attracting attention from feminist icon, gloria steinam, and politicians including california's newest senator. >> part of what makes us great is we are a nation that was founded on certain ideals. founded on the ideals that were
6:09 am
spoken in 1776, that we are all and should be treated as equals. >> a side by side comparison shows a larger crowd yesterday than at president trump's inauguration on friday. it should be noted some streets around the national mall were closed on inauguration day. we're dealing not just with rain but with the wind here today. >> yeah, very heavy rain in the east bay, and redwood city, the south bay and san jose, and the winds gusting to 31 miles per hour. so the cold front pushing through the east bay the peninsula and south bay, and you will see an end to the rain in the next half hour but not for the rest of the morning or the rest of the day. we will still see scattered downpours and i will time it out for you and talk about the flash flood watch in effect throughout the day, coming up next. the new president making headlines. the cia reacts after the president spoke to hundreds of
6:10 am
agents. we have shown you the incredible turnout for the marches in the bay area, but that turnout had a surprising impact on some local businesses.
6:11 am
that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. protein. protein proteiny protein. proteiny protein? protein proteiny protein. at least 14 grams of protein. 100 calories. new greek 100 protein. from yoplait. anything with a screen is a tv. stream 130 live channels. plus 40,000 on demand tv shows and movies, all on the go. you can even download from your x1 dvr and watch it offline. only xfinity gives you more to stream to any screen.
6:12 am
download the xfinity tv app today. welcome back, everyone. it's 6:12 on this sunday morning. thank you for waking up and joining us for abc 7 mornings. this is a live look from our roof cam showing you the wet pavement below.
6:13 am
the storm today is a 2 on our impact scale. how long will it stick around? lisa will be along shortly with a full accuweather forecast. san ramon police are looking for a man that robbed a gas station last week, and the department posted this video on facebook. officers say this man robbed a chevron gas station near the intersection of san ramon valley boulevard and bullinger canyon road. police say he told the clerk he had a gun, though none was seen and no word yet on how much money he got away with. yesterday's women marches all over the bay area not only affected traffic, the demonstrations impacted businesses, too. the usually bustling strip of restaurants and merchandisers along 4th street and berkeley was unusually quiet for a saturday. >> this line of customers are politically involved and are
6:14 am
doing the march and it's taking business away from 4th street in general. i am really, really proud for these women and it's time for them to get politically involved, and it's just now's the time. >> some shops in oakland closed early or did not open at all because of the women's march. while some businesses saw a drop in customers, b.a.r.t. saw quite a surge. more than 255,000 people went through b.a.r.t. exits by 6:00 last night, and by that point last week 112,000, and that's a. the office of emergency services is keeping a close eye on pacheco creek in hollister. the flooding forced dozens of nearby residents to evacuate again on friday, and firefighters rescued nearly two dozen people from flooded homes.
6:15 am
just about everybody is back in their homes this morning. officials say the problem is two-fold, and all the rain sending the river oer over its s and the original levee that broke earlier this month widened to double its original side. in the sierra the latest storm is bringing a warning about avalanche danger. the cal trans camera at king dale closed last night and traffic creeping through, and chains are required past placer camera to the nevada state line. placer county officials are urging people that live in alpine meadows to voluntarily evacuate because of the high avalanche risk through tomorrow. good morning. we are looking at flood warnings in sonoma, napa county, santa
6:16 am
clara and santa cruz where we are getting debris flow, mudslides and flooding is happening. as you look at live doppler 7, you can see the back edge of the cold front beginning to push through the north bay, and still until 9:00 we are looking at flooding issues here, and also throughout the day in much of the bay area. we are so saturated and the national weather service highlighted this area for the next 30 to 45 minutes with a flood advisory until 6:45. the drainage is poor and we are getting a lot of rain in a short period of time and it's still coming down from livermore to pleasanton to 680 right now, and gusty winds, and as you go back westward it's lightening up, and this is where the rain will continue to get enhanced as the cold front pushes through and it's shifting to the south and
6:17 am
from big sur through davenport, we will have issues here, maybe a half of foot of rain over the weekend before it's all said and done there, and as we go through san ramon, the light rain and winds breezy out there, but from the north bay through the san francisco looking at that front that has pushed on through. that's only the first portion of it. there's the low. here's the front. cold and unstable air will push out through the entire bay area. the winter storm warning continues on the sierra nevada on the west slopes right through lake tahoe with an additional two to four inches, and this has been going on for days. they picked up a foot, two feet, and still looking at another two feet in kirkwood, and incline, another foot and a half. it's in the 50s outside right now, and boy, it is soggy out there. the winds continue to be breezy to gusty from the coast from hayward to san jose and
6:18 am
livermore, but you will notice behind the system, it's getting a little calmer out there. still a high surf advisory until 3:00 a.m. on tuesday, and the wave heights high and the breakers anywhere from 25 to 30 feet. with all this rain, it's got nowhere to go with the storm drains really at capacity, and we are looking at a flash flood watch for the entire bay area throughout the day today. we are only going to get a brief break in the rain, maybe two hour or so and then comes back. as a cold front pushes through, we will have the high wind warning lifted after 10:00. let's take you into your afternoon, and your hour by hour forecast, and so there's the front, and you notice the slight break, but still showers around by noontime, and then by 2:00, this is when we can see a thunderstorm, hail, gusty winds and heavy downpours. it's 11:00, and still a few more breaks. colder air pushing in behind it and your monday morning commute featuring rain and a few breaks out there by midday, and then the sun acts to destabilize that
6:19 am
atmosphe atmosphere, and by the evening commute on tuesday it's still rainy out there. today keep the umbrella handy and you will have breaks and heavy downpours, mid-50s, and the accuweather 7-day forecast, still a 2 on the impact scale, and still pieces pushing through today and tomorrow and then we dry out, and localized flooding around the bay and if you get push alerts you will have updates with you throughout the day. >> what is the big yellow ball? >> i don't know, i don't have to look into that. it has been some time. >> it has been. what is behind a movie rating? the dramatic shift in what pg-13 really means these days.
6:20 am
creamy swirls of pure indulgence.
6:21 am
silky sifts of total transcendence. tempting accents of sheer pleasure. introducing "unicorn whispers." this should be the name. or something more like "golden gold." or maybe, "mmmmmm mmhmm." but, with 20% of your daily fiber, its actually fiber one. so delicious, it should have another name.
6:22 am
nobody likes a long layover between flights but for a bay area mother and son more time might have prevented a disaster. they came to 7 on your side's michael finney for help. >> she and her son know all too well how a small thing can ruin a big trip. >> all packed. >> they were headed to her hometown of rio de janeiro and the olympic games. all systems were go as they boarded the flight except their plane would not take off. two hours later they found out why. >> they say because we can't find the exit sign. >> the plane was missing an exit
6:23 am
sign over a door, and faa rules said they could not take off without it. >> i thought it was ridiculous. an exit sign, they could make one out of paper pretty much. >> finally the captain ordered everybody off the plane. >> i was worried because we were there for like, two, two and a half hours. >> the crew finally found the sign stowed in an overhead bin but it was too late, they missed their connecting flight in miami. >> they closed the door of the plane leaving to rio. >> no tickets to rio for eight more days. she desperately booked a zig rag route through panama and that flight got delayed too, and now they were stuck in panama. >> i started to cry. >> it made me feel upset and i was trying to help her calm down. >> they scored two tickets on a small plane to rio by chance with a soccer team.
6:24 am
when they got back home american airlines did not refund their money for those missed flights, and she contacted 7 on your side and we contacted the airline and days later she got $3,500 back. the airline telling us we apologize for the delay they experienced and as a gesture of goodwi goodwill, we reimbursed the tickets on american airlines including those flown. >> and american airlines gave mom 50,000 reward miles and her biggest takeaway she books connecting flights with at least 12 hours in between them. gun violence and pg-13 movies more than doubled since 1985. a pg-13 rating means some material may be inappropriate for children under 13, but according to the study, movies targeting america's youth have more gun violence than r-rated
6:25 am
films. experts urge parents to talk with their kids about the violence they seen on screen. happening today, long-time walnut creek sports bar will hold a party before going out of business. they dealt with complaints, including an assault of a police officer. the owners say they are heartbroken and feel forced to close after 39 years. the farewell party is all day today until closing after midnight tonight. still to come here on abc 7 mornings, the health of former president w.h. bush and barbara bush continues to improve. hundreds of thousands of people showed up for the women's march across the globe, and many of them saying they are fighting
6:26 am
for the rights that are bullied by a trump administration.
6:27 am
6:28 am
windy sunday. the storms rolling through the
6:29 am
bay area. this is what it looked like in san jose earlier this morning. which areas will get the most rain today? welcome back, everyone. we are starting this half hour with a look at the weather with our meteorologist, lisa argen. >> all right, good morning to you. we do have a cold front that has pushed through the bay area and the north bay, but look at the heavy rain still in the south bay and santa cruz mountains and the central coast. the winds will continue to dial back as the front pushes through, but we already have flooding from sonoma, napa, and santa cruz and southeastern and alameda county and a flash flood watch throughout the afternoon. the surf is still up and the winds, it will be a couple hours before those settle down, and we still are going to look for showers today. here's a look at santa cruz where one of the more particularly hard hits areas today, the rain will continue here for the next several hours, and the golden gate, things
6:30 am
looking calmer here, and the wet pavement headed out this morning, and a break for the next few hours before the rain comes back throughout the morning hours. the wet pavement, and the cold front and the good news is it's behind this, still a couple hours and a couple days of showers before we can eliminate the rain from a couple days in our outlook, and we will have that for you in our hour by hour sunday afternoon forecast in just a few minutes. breaking news out of georgia this morning. state officials say 11 people were killed, 23 others have been injured after severe weather hit central georgia. just before 1:00 this morning our time a tornado touched down. that was one of 11 reported in that state just this weekend. there's widespread damage to homes and other businesses, and downed power lines. hundreds of thousands of people took over washington, d.c. and cities all over the world, including several here in the bay area.
6:31 am
the marches and demonstrations were aimed at putting president donald trump on notice, and abc reporter stephanie ramos joins us from washington with more. good morning, stephanie. >> caroline, good morning. it's a calm and quiet foggy sunday morning here on the capit capitol. a much different picture compared to yesterday. so many people descended on d.c. to march for their rights, some rights that could be threatened by a trump presidency. a battle cry heard from hundreds of thousands of people. >> we will resist any racist, sexist, islam aphobic policies that come our way. >> the national mall flooded with people. >> a lot of people have anguish and worry about what is going to
6:32 am
happen. >> women, men and children taking to the streets from coast-to-coast. >> we can whimper or wine, and we can fight back, and me, i'm here to fight back. >> boston, san francisco, and even as far as london and around the world, that same emotion shared by celebrities. ♪ ♪ this girl is on fire ♪ >> all standing up for civil rights, and human rights. >> we march today for the moral core of this nation against which our new president is waging a war. >> meanwhile president trump was able to stay away from the protest with a visit to the cia, and hours later the press secretary calling a press secretary for the first time and disputing the size of inauguration day. >> photos were framed in a way to minimize the enormous support it gathered on the national mall. >> all the while marchers on his
6:33 am
first day of office vowed to stay united for the next four years. outside of the pictures, the numbers don't lie. d.c. metro staff say by early saturday afternoon, more than half a million people hopped on the train to head here to the capitol, and the crowds topping the number of riders on inauguration day, and the marchers saying this is just the beginning. in washington, stephanie ramos, abc 7 news. >> thank you. president trump took to twitter this morning responding to the women's marchers, and he tweeted watched protest yesterday but was under the impression we just had an election. why didn't these people vote in celebs hurt cause badly. yesterday mr. trump was busy on his first full day in the white house, and he attended a prayer service at washington national cathedral in the morning before paying the visit to the cia. reporter jim acosta shows us he
6:34 am
offered a olive branch to the intelligence agency. >> it was down to business for president trump has ae visit the the same intelligence that he accused of leaking information about him during the transition. >> there's nobody that feels stronger about the intelligence community and the cia than donald trump. >> trump stood in front of a wall honoring the agency's fallen officers and took swipes at the news media, accusing the press of intentionally missta misstating crowd size at his inaugural. >> we had a massive field, you saw that, packed, and i get up this morning and turn on one of the networks and they show an empty field. i said, wait a minute, i made a speech and i looked out and the field was -- it looked like a million, million and a half people. >> his assault on the press was met with some applause inside the cia. >> probably almost everybody in the room voted for me, but i
6:35 am
will not ask you to raise your hands. >> earlier in the day, the president's motorcade crossed the city, passed protesters on their way to the women's march in washington to attend an inaugural prayer service, and an interfaith ceremony featuring two dozen religious leaders including an imam that praised diversity. while the president will keep tweeting, he will crack down on federal agencies like the park service. the park service deleted a retweet and tweeted we regret the retweet from the october yesterday and continue to share the history and beauty of our parks with you. >> that was jim acosta reporting. just two days after the inauguration counselor to the president, kellyanne conway, comes to "this week," and can
6:36 am
you watch the full interview with george stephanopoulos at 8:00 this morning here on abc 7. former first lady barbara bush could be released from the hospital as early as today, and former w.h. bush and his wife continue to improve, and both being treated at the same hospital in houston. the former first lady was admitted for bronchitis while her husband was treated for a respiratory issue related to pneumonia. we're told president bush will remain in the icu for a few more days. developing news this morning out of india, at least 32 people are dead after an overnight passenger train derailed last night. 50 others have been injured. seven coaches of that train were thrown off the tracks. officials say the death toll could rise because many people are still trapped. the cause of the derailment is under investigation.
6:37 am
still ahead on abc 7 mornings, there are a lot of medical technology breakthroughs here in the bay area. see what people all over the world have discovered thanks to this foldable microscope developed by a stanford professor. and here's a live look from san jose and highway 101. the roads are slick out there this morning. slow down. lisa around shortly with the full accuweather forecast. track today's storm anytime on the abc 7 n
6:38 am
creamy swirls of pure indulgence. silky sifts of total transcendence. tempting accents of sheer pleasure. introducing "unicorn whispers." this should be the name. or something more like "golden gold." or maybe, "mmmmmm mmhmm." but, with 20% of your daily fiber, its actually fiber one. so delicious, it should have another name.
6:39 am
life... is unpredictable. life is deaths. and births. sickness and health. love and heartbreak. and covered california is there for it all. not just to help keep you well. but to make sure the cost of being unwell doesn't ruin this whole life thing. because it's more than just health care. it's life care.
6:40 am
here is a live look at the santa cruz beach boardwalk. not much of a beach day today. you see high tide there. there's a high surf advisory through tuesday morning from sonoma to monterey county. the waves could top 25 feet. because of the powerful waves and high tide yesterday santa cruz shut down the municipal wharf to the public, and that again was yesterday morning. will things be more calm today? in the next couple of hours, things are lightening up, and then they will get reinvigora d
6:41 am
reinvigorated. the winds are lightening up and the front pushing through most of the bay area, and the east bay and the higher elevations, we will talk about the rest of the weekend and the rest of the rain and the dry rest of the week headed our way coming up. also ahead, the sharks try to prevent an avalanche against colorado in an overtime thriller. mike shumann has all the highlights coming up in sports.
6:42 am
6:43 am
6:44 am
in sports it's a full day of games ahead today. this afternoon the packers and the falcons will battle in the nfc championship game. kickoff 12:05 at the georgia dorm, and then the steelers face the patriots at 3:40 this afternoon. before all that this morning the warriors are back in action. they are taking on the orlando magic at the am way center, and tip-off at 9:00 a.m. this morning our time. and the sharks will play the second game against the avalanche in denver. san jose was hoping to extend its three-game winning streak. here's the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, and the nhl all-star games is next weekend, and four sharks will be involved
6:45 am
in the festivities. last night at the tank for the first of the home and home with colorado. on chia pet jumbo joe thornton giveaway night, great promotion, and first period no score. and then a dive and making the save, what a play. a few minutes later, joe thornton, and the sharks are up 1-nil. second period tied at one, and then a tip to caon carpenter. and then schlemko is there to clean it up for the game winner and his second goal of the year, 3-2, san jose, and same two teams on monday in denver. and then the stanford basketball team showing signs of improvement, and they have a winning streak in conference for the first time in two years.
6:46 am
the ducks tie trying to win a school record 16th straight game. and alan for the flush, but oregon too much firepower. boucher, one of the first half-time threes. and casey benson, and the ducks roll 69-52 for their school record, 16th straight win. cal is beating oregon state, nine of their last 11 games. and tcal up by five at the brea but pull away in the second. charlie moore, the steal and the layup, and he had 15, and bird, the triple to make cal's lead a dozen. they lead by at least ten the rest of the way, and bird with
6:47 am
12, and bears win it 69-58, and now 10 of 12 against the beavers. and then down two here and ten seconds to go and got to go to the broncos second scorer of all-time, and then santa clara wins 64-63 in that final. packers and tal kupbz and patriots and steelers today in the championships, and we'll have those and have a great day. live doppler 7 showing you yellows and greens where we have rain pushing into the east bay -- out of the east bay and into the central coast. we do have flooding to pass along to you, and we are looking at not only some of the flooding in the north bay but also into the south bay. a closer look in just a second as we get a little technical
6:48 am
difficulty here. livermore and san jose looking at the gusty winds still up to 30 miles per hour, and as we continue to see that this morning, we are certainly going to look for conditions to go downhill before they improve. in san jose, around the summit here, and looking at a flood advisory until 6:45, and we had flooding north of hollister and that's where we have a flood warning through tomorrow. the heavier rain getting enhanced along the central coast, santa cruz, and right through san jose. saratoga not out of it yet. over into livermore, and pleasanton, lighter rain through double ton and san ramon, and then we have that rain through sonoma and santa rosa and napa with rock slides and mudslides in the roadways there. do be careful. that twist in the atmosphere, that's the steering wreck tphme so the wind gusts from hayward to livermore and san jose, still
6:49 am
up over 25 miles per hour. low 50s right now, oakland and conco concord. they are beginning to dial back, and we will probably drop that advisory. the surf advisory through tomorrow with the wave heights here along the coast up to 20 feet, and in the mountains, the winter storm warning, two to four feet continue right on through monday morning. traveling certainly not advised. let's take you hour by hour. as we go through the next hour or two we have a break in the precip. still lasting throughout the mid morning hours, and still showers popping up here and there and it's in the afternoon where the unstable atmosphere pushes through, and then tonight looking at a few leftover showers, but look what happens into your monday morning commute. it's wet and we have scattered showers around in the same scenario with a few peeks of sun and heavy downpours, and we
6:50 am
still have wet weather out there, and beyond that things are looking brighter and drier for us. temperatures today in the cold and unstable atmosphere, in the low to mid-50s. keep the rain gear with you. the accuweather 7-day forecast, still a 2 on the storm impact scale with all the advisories and the rain ending for the next couple of hours, and good chance for the drains perhaps to clear and catch up with some of the cleanup around your neighborhood, and then we will still see showers and downpours throughout the day, and things wind down tomorrow and would you believe we have at least five days of dry weather in our out look? >> hard to believe. >> i know. >> but i would still keep the weather app handy, because things can be a little unpredictable. >> yeah, good advice. >> thank you, lisa. we spend billions of dollars a year on scientific research but what would happen if millions of people all over the world chipped in? a researcher at stanford is making that kind of big data gathering a reality, as abc 7's
6:51 am
cheryl jennings learned he's doing it by thinking small. >> that's a picture from a slum in kenya. >> he's not surfing the web but dropping in on a massive network of citizen scientists he helped to create. >> the joy of science we have needs to be shared and so the tools we make enable others to engage in scientific explore ration. >> we first met him when he was unveiling the fold scope, and they fold sheets into a device to examine objects smaller than a human air, and the stanford team was able to ship more than 50,000 fold scopes to countries. >> since it's all documented, a kid in mow pheuba can look at a post from a kid in nebraska.
6:52 am
>> now the legion of citizen scientists is kick into over drive revolutionizing the way information is collected around the world. >> they are developing new low-cost tools that could make citizen scientists more powerful, like a $5 chemistry set inspired by the workings of a music box. >> this is the long-term vision, to build infrastructure and scientific capability in society that goes far beyond just the professionals. >> he said the only rule is users must share what they are finding, and if possible share the full scopes with people in their area. keeping the army of citizens scientists expanding to tackle some of the world's most pressing problems. cheryl jennings, abc 7 news. coming up, a second grade
6:53 am
class bands together to save a dog in need. what inspired the
6:54 am
sure, you could sit around all night waiting for a pizza to be delivered. but wouldn't making it yourself be a lot more fun? it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. protein. protein proteiny protein. proteiny protein? protein proteiny protein. at least 14 grams of protein. 100 calories. new greek 100 protein. from yoplait.
6:55 am
a class of second graders in kansas got together and helped pay for surgery for a dog in need. ryker was abandoned and had a broken leg and on facebook there was a page asking for donations,
6:56 am
and that class stepped up raising more than $450. >> these kids are amazing, and a lot of them emptied out their piggy banks at home and brought us the money and it's amazing. >> i thought i should bring money because we need to help them. >> the dog is recovering in his foster home. we are going to get our final check of the accuweather forecast, and wanted to mention that highway 37 in abad yo is closed in both directions between 101 and @erton avenue, and this is the kind of thing that has been happening. >> even the rain stopped in the north bay and it's going to take several hours for things to improve, and it's going to get worse before it gets better. here's live doppler 7, and you can see the front pushing through the bay area, and we have concerns through hollister
6:57 am
until 3:45 on monday due to the levee situation there. in san jose it's still raining, and east bay, pleasanton and dublin, still raining, and there's rain here for napa, and it stops and then comes down again, heavy at times, and then we have showers on monday and then we are dry tuesday through saturday. so it's going to still be some flooding, rock slides and very dangerous conditions out there today. >> all right. that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us on abc 7 mornings, and i am carolyn tyler along with lisa argen. our news continues now online, twitter, on facebook and instagram. abc 7 news continues at 9:00 this morning. "good morning america" is up next, and have a great sunday, everyone, and a great week ahead.
6:58 am
we know you need a news team with experience, those that ask why and demands the truth. >> the truth, every day with every story. >> we are right here where we have always been, on your side. >> we are abc 7, news where you live.
6:59 am
that sound. like nails on a chalkboard. but listen to this: (family talking) that's a different kind of sound. the sound of the weekend. it's baking season. warm up with pillsbury. protein. protein proteiny protein. proteiny protein? protein proteiny protein. at least 14 grams of protein. 100 calories.
7:00 am
new greek 100 protein. from yoplait. good morning, america. new overnight. pink power. the women's marches on president trump's doorstep. [ crowd chanting ] >> welcome to your first day, we will not go away. >> across the country. and around the world. ♪ this girl is on fire >> mothers, daughters, and grandmothers, marching to be heard. coming together to send one massive message. blasting the media. president trump's new fight with the press. >> they are among the most dishonest human beings on earth. >> taking issue with reports on attendance numbers at his inauguration. the president's press secretary then giving reporters a tongue lashing as trump heads to the cia. his new attempt to mend fences with the intelligence community being criticized this morning. killer tornado.

53 Views

info Stream Only

Uploaded by TV Archive on