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>> good morning, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, january 31st. let's start with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> he, carolyn p requesting morning to you. the south bay is on the northern edge of this system that continues to push into central and southern california. so we are look at some light rain in mountain view, san jose and cupertino. it's this area of cold pressure and the cold pool of air that will sweep over the entire bay area today, bringing some very gusty winds. right now we are looking at some returns to the far south.
this will continue a couple of hours. maybe some mist and drizzle in those areas, and you see around mt. hamilton we have the colder air, the darker green indicating the more likely rain around morgan hill, highway 101. you look at the loop along the central coast you see -- oops, i blasted through that quickly. but it will fill in from monterey today. so probably about 9:00 that rain sinks to the south out of the south bay. so plan on some sunshine, a cool day with the winds picking up. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. >> in developing news, we are expecting to hear at any moment that two dangerous escapees from southern california are back in an orange county jail. the duo taken into custody near golden gate park during a statewide manhunt. melanie woodrow said a sharp-eyed woman aided in the arrest. eight days after three inmates described as extremely dangerous
used a makeshift rope out of linens to repel down a jail, all three are now back in custody. >> i told you we were going to capture these individuals. >> san francisco police captured hossein nayeri and jonathan tieu saturday morning after a citizen recognized the white van they allegedly stole following their escaped. the take-down at stanyan and waller street near golden gate park. >> stop, lay down, hit the ground. get on the ground. he did. larry watched it. >> they captured him and got the other one in the truck. >> they found tieu hiding inside the van. >> when we conducted a search of the van we found 380 rounds inside, an ammunition round. we did not locate a weapon at the time. >> the trio were spotted earlier in the week. a man said they stayed here and
checking out one day morning. one day later one surrendered to police. the moment captured on video. it's unclear why nayeri or tieu were in san francisco. or where they may have been headed next. >> and how smart they were to stay out-of-sight but there came a time when they could onlya5 out so long. the orange county sheriff said the next up date will be on monday. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> so to recap, it started nine days ago when the fugitives escaped from a jail in orange county by repelling down the side. last sunday investigators said one of the suspects stole a man, -- a van, which two of them used to drive here to the bay area. tuesday they checked into the almeda motel in san jose. friday police arrested one who turned himself in, and it all wrapped up yesterday morning with the final two arrests in san francisco.
for updates on any major story anytime, just download our abc7 news app and enable push alerts for immediate notifications. super bowl city in san francisco opened yesterday to plenty of fanfare. we had many of our cameras pointed at last night's beautiful fireworks show. now that live look from the visa everywhere cam over super bowl city. it's quiet right now, but there will be huge crowds later on. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana took in the sights and sounds. >> the first night of super bowl city festivities started off with a bang. that show in the sky was the opening act for a show on stage by bay area chris issak. the first headliner of the week-long party leading up to super bowl 50 next weekend. ♪
>> there were some fans who were disappointed at a lack of access to the main stage of the show. for safety reasons the fire marshal shut down entry to a large area right in front of the stage, leaving it pretty sparsely populated. most people had to watch on big screens nearby. down along the embarcadero some of northern california's brightest political stars gathered for a show of their own. three, two, one! [cheers and applause] >> they relit the light project on the bay bridge. the foundation that launched the piece of art donated it to the state of california. >> on behalf of a grateful state, we are honored to be here. thank you all very much. >> the strings of light will now be a permanent part of the bay bridge. for super bowl fans, this is the first opportunity to take in this massive spectacle. >> this is what i had planned, to check it out, hang out and get excited. >> all the fans said they were excited to see super bowl city
but would be more excited if they had tickets to the super bowl. abc7 news. >> the super bowl teams are coming into town today. peyton manning and the denver broncos are scheduled to get here first, landing approximately 2:30 at the san jose international. then about an hour later the cam newton and the carolina panthers roll in. the panthers are the choice to win super bowl 50. vegas has them as a 6-point favorite and the margin could grow larger as game day gets closer. and more super bowl closers to tell you about. this is a live look from the city of santa clara webcam. it shows tasmin drive at great america outside levi's stadium. later today tasman will close down until tuesday,
february 9th. lightrail service will continue until the evening commute on friday. bart has ambassadors letting riders know the spear street exit from the embarcadero station is closed. that's the exit that puts you right at market and spear. the spear street exit will be open during the morning commute on weekdays. the weekend closer runs through next sunday.ñi muni also has extra ambassadors on hand directing riders. yesterday muni put up some new signs to help visitors find their way to the super bowl events in san francisco. riders going to the nfl experience should get off at the powell street station. those going to super bowl city, at the embarcadero. if you want get up-close and personal with the vince lombardi nfl trophy, the week long event kicked off at the moscone center. you see san francisco 49 running back roger craig carrying in the super bowl's top prize. craig says he hopes niners and
raiders fans appreciate the week-long celebration. >> this is fun. it's a fun time. and it's great for all the people in the bay area. hope they embrace it well.3w >> the nfl experience has a lot more that's hands on. you can try your leg in a game-winning field goal attempt. you can attempt a punt and try out the quarterback challenge. tickets are $35 for adults, $25 for kids. today's events at super bowl city include performances by the marcus shelby trio and oakland interfaith gospel. in the south the bay, the fan energy zone at san jose's s. a. p. center runs through super bowl sunday. it features interactive motion capture games. and a super community concert and fireworks show is set for today at mission college in santa clara. it includes a concert by heart, and a food alley. that event starts at 3:00 this afternoon.
as crowds descended on super bowl city yesterday, san francisco police were busy trying to keep a group of protesters from entering. abc7 news reporter janet o has the story. [chanting] >> reporter: about 200 protesters swept the streets, determined to take their message to super bowl city. >> we are protesting because we are representing black and brown lives because our lives matter. >> protesters say they won't rest the until changes are made, starting with the firing of san francisco's top cop. this all started when a young black man was killed in a heated confrontation with officers last month. >> nobody goes through. >> police quickly attempt
spelled into a line stopping protesters in their track the after what seemed like a long standstill, they were casually escorted to super bowl city. they took pictures, enjoyed the festivities, but still held on to their signs. at one point the group made their way on the stage but quickly got off. it was by all accounts a peaceful event that didn't seem to bother nearby super bowl fans. >> we aren't here to tear things up or confront the super bowl or the people here but we are hear to say this has to stop. >> and they did it at a place where they could be heard and seen. abc7 news. >> well, protesting is san francisco's heritage. lisa argen here now talking about super weather for super bowl festivities. >> yeah, looks pretty good. right now a little bit of rain out there from livermore, parts of san francisco, down the peninsula, fremont and the south bay. this will continue to shift south out of the area before most of you are out enjoying the day. we will have sun and we will talk all about the forecast and the super bowl next. >> also next, going for it all. the super opportunity for homeowners to rent their houses for big bucks to visiting fans.
cancelled after one person was killed in a shooting. 10,000 people were inside the national western complex when members of two motorcycle clubs got into a fight. police say there were shootings and stabbings. they believe there was more than one gunmen. seven people went to the hospital and that's where one died. police have not made any arrests, but are talking to a person of interest. this morning santa clara police are warning this teenager is armed and dangerous and a suspected killer. 18-year-old jonah castro is believed to have shot and killed a man in his car friday afternoon. castro is described at 5'3", 115 pounds with brown eyes and black hair. if you see him, you are urged to call 911. police are searching for a man and woman accused of stealing two cars, including a police cruiser. the woman on the left and christian hernandez ran the
stolen s.u.v. into a patrol car the officers were trying toa rest them for a series of burglary and car thefts. they got away after stealing a police car and dragging a police officer behind it for several feet. that officer is going to be okay. police recovered the cruiser about five miles away in san jose. the fbi has warned law enforcement to keep an eye out for someone trying to sneak into super bowl 50 using a stolen agent's id. agent's car early friday morning in venecia. they also took three handguns. there's a $5,000 reward for information lead to be an arrest. fans coming to the bay area for the super bowl are finding some super prices when they look for a place to stay. abc7 news anchor reggie looks at what people are willing to pay to see their team play. >> try to book a hotel room in the bay area for the super bowl,
and you might be shocked at the price. that is if you can even find a place to stay. >> i would venture to say that the week leading up to super bowl the hotels in san francisco will be running 95 to 100% full >> thomas kline is the general manager of the fairmont hotel on knob hill. he said rooms across the bay area are expensive. many hotels are charging as much as six times their normal rate. >> we are starting off at $1,500 for the regular rooms. suites go and there's a four day minimum. >> the price reflects the demand. >> this is certainly not the norm and nobody i have spoken to say we going to go out of the market and price gouge. >> many visitors are looking at a house to rent. there are more than 6,000 listings available across the area with the super bowl
weekend. with the number of searches up 125% over average. >> we've got places that rent for $150 a night the on home away that you can stay in and you can book today. we've got places that rent for $10,000 a night for that weekend. >> home away is the world's largest marketplace for renting homes. >> you think about the combination of the 50th super bowl, in the bay area, at a brand new stadium. beyoncé and cold play with the music. i don't think the stars would align for a more epic event than that. >> that's translating into epic demand for home rentals. >> this is our formal living room. >> especially in the south bay. >> i don't have to rent it out, but it's well worth it for someone if they are going to really do it right and do the super bowl right. this is the place to stay. >> she's hoping to rent her four bedroom home near levi's stadium for $20,000 a night with a four-night minimum. she's already getting calls. and if she does rent the house, she knows what she'll do with
the money. >> our daughter is getting married in may. to a wonderful young man, and we would love to help rent the house to help pay for the wedding. >> she said she'll also donate some to charity and spend some on a super bowl week get away in hawaii. abc7 news. >> well, the sun last week, it looked like super bowl sunday might have rain, but now it's looking more dry? >> that's right. we have a couple chances of rain for the week ahead. also we have rain right now in parts of the bay area, around livermore, mountain view, san jose as this system continues to push to the south. we are on the northern end of this system. so you can see where it begins, right here. the beingtist is really from monterey on south. so as an area of low pressure and cold air pushes it to the south throughout the day today, we have some cumulus clouds. we will get the wind, a slight chance of a shower, a thunderstorm this the higher visions. this will stay with us for the next couple hours. a little light rain around
hayward. probably not likely where the darker green is around 680, livermore. and by around san jose looking at some rain, as well as evergreen. higher elevation snow. and right here from, say, 1301, salinas, and heavier rain from santa cruz to monterey. as we put the in motion you will notice that it will continue to fill on in and we are going to get some issues here with the fire problems of the past couple years. and perhaps some flooding from big sur on south. a winter weather advisory. they will get a couple feet of snow around yosemite. for the sierra nevada this will be winding down by about the next couple of hours. then we get a little burst into tomorrow. about a half frat tahoe city and donner 7 inches. with the northern california on the edge. look for some rain this morning. morgan hill, san jose. mid-and upper 40s half moon bay. perhaps 48 degrees. but the wind will be gusting at the coast today. and from our roof camera you can see the cooler numbers to the
north. nothing really going on from santa rosa, napa and novato this morning. a little rain in livermore. concord, you are on the edge. from the sutro tower camera, showers south of the golden gate. a chance after thunderstorm. higher elevations and then the rain moves out by about 9:00 in the south bay. the wind advisory from 4:00 this afternoon all along the coast until 4:00 tomorrow morning. this is how windy it's going to get. it's breezy at the coast, but look what happens by 2:00. 40 miles per hour winds half moon bay, 25 miles per hour winds oakland and san jose. even gustier in san jose by the evening hours. it doesn't let up. so if you are in the city you will notice how breezy it is. bring the jacket. after 8:00 this is out of here. then the northwesterly winds push through. we have sunshine, perhaps a few higher-elevation cumulus clouds. east bay hills, the north bay. but the week ahead, tuesday could see a shower, as well as thursday. and then it looks like we are looking dry for the big weekend next weekend. so as we push this in motion
from tomorrow night into tuesday, that is the next chance of rain. it's a quick mover but we have the clouds and might get our heads wet for your tuesday. today downtown look for the numbers in the 50s with sunshine. the winds kicking up. it should be a nice day. and the rest of the bay looking bat 54 livermore, 55 vallejo. the accuweather seven day forecast look at a little bit of rain tuesday, maybe again on friday, and then it looks dry and warmer right on through next weekend. >> okay. and groundhog day comes around. very scientific thing there. >> yeah, although i hear he has a 60, 70% accuracy record. go figure. [laughter] >> up next, rebuilding together. the nfl teams up with community volunteers to change a family's life.
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>> question are back live with a look over super bowl city. one person out enjoying the opening of super bowl city yesterday, joe montana. the four-time super bowl champ defeated this picture with the caption coasting super bowl 50 with my favorite girl. this will definitely not be the only celebrity you see around the bay area this week >> a long-time southbound homeowner will have a completely
remodeled place to host his super bowl party. in sunnyvale 60 volunteers, including some of the san francisco 49ers worked on a place ronny richardson has called home for 57 years. the group "rebuilding together peninsula" provides free repairs for low income homeowners. richardson's wife passed away and he's struggled to maintain his home on his own. >> it's a great bunch of people that come here and they do volunteer work, yes. and i'm pleased with it. i wish the whole world wags filled up with people like that. >> the house should be ready for him to move back in next friday, just in time to host a super bowl party >> ledge dodgers vince scully has announced he plans his final game on tv here in san francisco. the dodgers will close the regular season against the giants on october 2nd. the 88-year-old is in his 67th season with the team.
he does not plan to travel outside california to call games this year. a lack of dungeonnous crab did not stop organizers from throwing a crab festival and celebrating the crab in half moon bay. it was the seafood festival yesterday. organizers changed the name from the half moon bay crab festival in november after state officials suspended crab fishing because of toxic algae blooms. >> it hasn't been a good season. i think for the rest of the community this is a really good event. it shows we care about the ocean and everything that's going on with it right now. >> so instead of crab, there was wine. local beer, food demonstrations on sustainable seafood, local artists and a lot for kids to do. ing. >> much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. the big winners at the sag the
>> welcome back. we are starting this half-hour with a look at our weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning. >> you are waking up to some rain in some areas but this area of cold air will push the system into southern california throughout the day today. a little rain around loss at toes and sunnyvale and further south. also in livermore you see the it's darker shade of green around 680, perhaps into milpitas. that's the light rain. the mier-elevation snow around mt. hamilton. as we go to the central coast it's heavier around monterey and then it will continue to push out of the south bay and through the central coast. so throughout the day today we are look be at more sunshine, breezy winds, the morning showers. a wind advisory. we will tell you how fast the
winds will travel in just a few minutes. carolyn. thank you, lisa. time for politics. the iowa caucus begins tomorrow night, and this weekend candidates are going all out to get out the vote. abc news reporter lana zach joins us live from des moines, iowa. good morning. >> good morning, carolyn. the weather is expected to be fine here tomorrow night when iowans will head to their caucuses and that could help a candidate who has many first-time voters. ♪ ♪ this land is your land this land is my land ♪ >> with the insurgent candidates actually walk away with a win in iowa? >> what the pundits say, they , you know, young people come out to rallies, but you know what? they aren't going to come out to participate in the caucus. so how would you like to make the pundits look dumb on election day? >> an energetic bernie sabres
played to his largest crowd yet. sanders is within three points of hillary clinton. but clinton appeared confident. joined by the whole family on the trail. >> thank you! i'm just thrilled that chelsea and bill can be with me. >> also joining her former congresswoman gabby gifford. >> it's hard for me, but come january i want to the say these two words, madam president. >> and on the republican side, the last poll has donald trump at 28, ted cruz at 23. as trump hits his comedian part hard. >> you just can't run. cruz laughed it off in public. >> i will say this, when donald insults you, it's always interesting. >> but he's taking fire from other candidates too. >> he decided to run a deceitful campaign at the end. people see through that. >>. >> and it's worth noting that
45% of caucus goers have yet to make up their minds ab. c7 news news. back to you, carolyn. >> politics will be the theme of this week. george stephanopoulos is anchoring from iowa and he welcomes donald trump, hillary clinton and bernie sanders. the candidates will have a final chance to explain why they deserve the voters' trust. you can see this week with george this morning at 8:00 right here on abc7. and a public show of support, president obama will visit a mosque in baltimore this week. the president plans to hold talks on wednesday with muslim leaders at the islamic society of baltimore. according to the white house, president obama will reiterate the importance of staying true to the nation's core values. he said including speaking out against bigotry and protecting religious freedom. a reminder you have until midnight tonight to enroll in covered california.
officials have extended the deadline today because of a surge of applications on friday. but consumers must begin the process online by tonight or make an appointment with a certified covered california representative. they will then have until february 6th to complete that process. >> it turns out diversity is alive and well in hollywood. last night's screen actor guild awards showcased a diversity that the oscars have failed to match. we are in los angeles with the story. >> the drama about a major coverup by the catholic church is in the thick of the oscar bags in the sag awards. brie larson took home the award. for the best female actress.
and leonardo dicaprio took home an award. backstage egg said he has nothing but respect for his pe. rs in the screen actors gull. >> we stand on the shoulders of giants. any young actor that i speak to and they ask me what my career was like, how i started, it was by watching movies, it was by watching what has been accomplished in our past. >> supporting nods went to alicia vikander and other winners, for drama kevin spacey, house of cards, and viola davis, how to get away with murder. and comedy jeffrey tambor, and uzo abuba. in a year when the oscars found few people to nominate of color, they hope the issues stay on everyone's radar, even after the awards season is over. >> we've become a society of
trending topics and all of the actors of color that i know don't place any limitations on themselves either. so regardless of what is going on with the academy, regardless what is going on in hollywood, they will find a way to be excellent. >> they said the time for change is here. >> i hope that we wake up and realize that there's an old way to do things and it's okay to change and grow. growth is paramount and change is inevitable so might as well wrap your mind around it and let's go. >> the sag awards may be over but the award season is far from over. we have the director gull awards next weekend, and on february 28, the oscars. in los angeles, abc7 news. >> and comedianis rock joins the
oscars here next month on february 28th. more ahead on the sunday morning news. super bowl 50 blanketing the bay area. the signs are all over the place and soon they will be overhead soon. how one oakland company is handling the aerial advertising assault. here's here's a live look from the emeryville camera u see a bit of the bay brick this the background. perhaps some rain today, but mostly dry this week. lisa argen along shortly with the full accuweather forecast.
"cold play" is out with a new music video starring beyoncé. could this be a super bowl preview? ♪ >> the music video posted on youtube yesterday. it has about beyoncé appearing as some sort of bollywood figure. the band already headlines the super bowl 50 halftime show. and there will be a guest appearance.
it's all about the super bowl. >> i know it is. and we have your super bowl forecast already. it's only, what, sunday. but, yeah, all eyes on that. we still have some snow in the sierra nevada that will take us through monday morning. it's in the 20s now tahoe valley airport and truckee. it's snowing, the winds will pick up there. this will be the last opportunity of snow for the next week. i'll explain next. >> thank you, lisa. also next, the warriors survive a scare from the nba's worst team. shu has all the highlights, including harrison barnes last second three pointer to beat the sixers. that's all coming up in sports.
in sports a spoiler alert. turn down your sound for about 30 seconds. novak djokovic was trying to capture his sixth australian open crown this morning in melbourne. the ton seed faced the number two seed. he dominated the set 6-1. murray played better the rest of the match but djokovic, too much for him. the third set tiebreaker he served an ace to close it out. 61-75-7-6. it's djokovic's 12th career grand slam title. later tody the warriors face the knicks. hoping to extend their six-game winning streak. tipoff at madison square garden at 4:30 p.m. yesterday the dubs barely survived a fourth quarter the
scare against the 76ers. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. well, the warriors with six times as many wins as the sixers entering yesterday's matinee in philly. the dubs seem to play up to or down to the level of their competition, and that's just what happened. these two warrior fans had a front row seat to the greatest show on earth, the steph curry show. but it was the other splash brother that was feeling it early. thompson, klay, 45. and draymond green a double double at the half. reverse lay-up. then the gun show, ending with 10 points and 13 with boards. there you go. warriors with 37 assists in the game. curry to andrew bogut. al eother. isaiah cannon with a three and one. a two point game. 76ers a 15-2 win. ties it at 105. 22 seconds left. but the dubs with a dagger.
curry to green, to harrison barnes, corner three, got it! warriors survive with a 108-105 victory. >> we probably should have lost. if the gods delivered what should have happened, we probably should have lost because that's what happens when you mess around with the game and with the ball. and harrison bailed us out, and draymond made a great pass at the end. but that was pretty ugly. >> whoever got the ball and tried to make a play, payne collapse asked made the kick to the corner. >> college hoops, stanford and utah trying to avoid being lost in the snow. big first half for the cardinals. picket leading all scorers with 15. roscoe allen, the jumper. just inside the arc. allen had 16. last five minutes of the half. utah starts to pull away. the three in transition. be utah pulls away. the exclamation. finishes with 23. stanford drops to 4-5 in conference play after a 96-74 loss.
>> to stockton where st. mary's and pacifica had a good one. 4:30 to go. t.j. wallace gets the friendly roll and pacific leads by 7. upset and alert, wallace with 17. be st. mary's battles back. two victories to get the gales within one. 63-62. he had 13. same score. 2:30 to go. st. mary's. works his way inside. gales take a one-point lead. the last chance! off the rim. randy bennett is a happy man as st. mary's improves to 9-1 in the wcc. 68-65, that final. usf trying to take down gonzaga in spokane. bought son doing his part to try. early with the triple and finished with 11. gonzaga so tough. balanced scoring tonight. kyle the and-one. he had 15. and the slam, and he had 15. five guys in double figures for gonzaga as they run away 86-48, the final. that's the way the ball bounces. i'm mike shumann.
see you again tonight at 5:00. have a great day. >> thank you, shu. and the day will be pretty good, especially weather-wise. >> yeah, it will be improving. some of you waking up to some light rain from livermore out toward brentwood, and lafayette as we sit on the northern edge of a system that's pushing into southern california. the rain is falling in the south bay. it's very light. and by the next couple of hours it should be out of here with this system boosting it along. it's a cold pool of air, an area of low pressure and it will bring windy conditions to the bay area today. it pushes the rain out of here i think by 8:00. so you should be dry. right now a few returns around livermore. but hayward and milpitas, fremont, san jose and sunnyvale some light rain. further south right into the heart of san francisco, willow glen, cambrian park, the rain
will stay with you this morning. you can see the darker shading of green and where it's coming in from the ocean. it will continue and bring heavy no, high surf in southern california, and perhaps some flooding. we have snow flying in the sierra nevada with temperatures in the 20s and a winter weather advisory through 4:00 tomorrow morning. so up to 8 inches around lake level, and a foot around 7,000 to 8,000 feet. right on through tomorrow morning we will pick up 7 inches in donner, with about 9 around kiber. good news there and then mother nature shuts off the snow machine for the week ahead and very scant chances of rain for next week. 48 in san jose with light rain. half moon bay look at 50 in san francisco. you see the lights from the bay bridge there. 42 santa rosa. quiet in the north bay. not expecting any showers there. 47 in fairfield, but the northwesterly winds will make it feel blustery for everyone today by the around. by about 2:00 you should begin to feel that in the city.
so showers south of the golden gate, turning breezy for everyone this afternoon, and a chance of a thunderstorm potentially. higher elevations of the east bay, more likely further south. maybe napa. you may see some cumulus developments and the clouds of vertical assent throughout the day. but we will be looking at the breezy winds here out of the northwest right on through the afternoon and evening hours. how windy? well, by about 2:00 we will see winds anywhere from 30 and 40 miles per hour, perhaps upwards of that throughout the around. here it is 5:00, 50 miles per hour wind gusts, point reyes, 32 miles per hour winds through livermore and the winds keep going all night long. may have a power outage here or there but here comes the win wind. we will see sunshine. we will need it. it will feel cool out there. and the chances of rain tuesday very light rain, thursday maybe another chance. but not enough to designate it as a storm or number. it's super bowl city today, 54 at 2:00.
breezy, 51 by 6:00. the rest of the bay just in the mid-50s. only 50 lake port. a possible shower. mid-50s santa cruz, and there's your super bowl forecast. sunny and temperatures should be in the 60s. the accuweather seven-day forecast groundhog day, i don't know what he's talking about, but we may see a slight chance of a shower here and then more sunshine with milder conditions, maybe a sprinkle on friday >> that's always fun just to see that punxsutawney phil. >> that rodent? >> yeah, whatever. thanks, lisa. the super bowl is known for advertising from legendary tv commercials to the giant ads covering whole buildings in san francisco, but there's one more place you will start seeing ads in the coming days, the sky. amount bc7 news reporter johnathan bloom visited the east bay company that's making it happen. >> this is a cessna 182. >> at first glance it's an ordinary airplane. it's had a few modifications. >> like that, and then there
will be a gripple on this stand. >> extra hooks and levers to hold something like this, a banner made to be read from 1,000 feet below. >> this is almost as old as aviation. >> around since the 1920's, airborne advertising not changed too much. but for the super bowl he is planning a few surprises. >> i'm kind of picturing a rose bowl parade of three-dimensional objects floating over the city, if the artists do it right, and that could be really neat. >> ten planes in a line, some with banners for local businesses and huge logos. kids from oakland youth group is getting paid to help with the banners. >> the stakes are really high. if you make one mistake in assembling one banner, that banner is going to shred within three seconds. >> once they are put together. time for the toughest task at all, using an airplane like this one to pick it up off the ground and towing it into the sky. >> picking up a banner is a very dangerous thing. >> the banner takes off and circled around to get it.
>> full speed. pitching down at a high rate of speed, hook the banner and immediately climbing back up to altitude. >> moments later the letters and logos come flying off the ground and into the sky. >> right when the air many is at stall speed, the load from the paper is added to it. >> it's nearly enough to knock the camera off. >> the super bowl payoff will be sweet, but they are sharing the victories. they are giving some profits to the local charities, including the make-a-wish foundation. they have worked with them before on another momentous event. abc7 news. up next, why olympic skating royalty will be in the south bay today. it has nothing to do with the
>> yes, we have the winning numbers from last night's powerball draw. you no one got all six. wednesday night's jackpot soars to $112 million. flush flush happening today, a program of winter dreams, books and olympians in san jose. the site, the hawaiians airline christie yamaguchi downtown ice on south market street. yamaguchi is from hayward and she's the 1992 olympic gold medal winner figure skating. she will be joined by santa clara native polina edmunds, who just finished second in the u.s. nationals. edmunds will be skating and
yamaguchi will be reading from her two children's books. the event begins at 11:00. let's get a final check of the accuweather forecast. >> the rain should be over, will be over by then. in the south bay right now it's raining another hour or two of light rain for milpitas, sub any available, san jose. and hamilton looking at some higher elevation snow. the rest of the day breezy, partly cloudy. mid-50s for everyone. the seven-day forecast, more sun tomorrow, possible shower on tuesday, groundhog day, and another slight chance next friday. we are getting sunnier and warmer toward the weekend and for the super bowl. >> thank you, lisa. thanks for joining us on the abc7 sunday morningnews. i'm carolyn tyler along with lisa argen. our news continues now online, on twitter, facebook and all your mobile devices with our abc7 news app. abc7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. "good morning america" is up next. have a great sunday and a week
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