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all day right here on abc news. >> announcer: this has been a special report from abc news. >> former first lady nancy reagan was died this morning. she was the wife of the 60th president of the united states, ronald reagan. abc news reporter karen traverse takes a look back on her legacy. it likes like we don't have that package yet for you. but we can tell you that we just came out with that special news report from abc news and we will return to you with more information as it becomes available. good morning and thanks so much for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. carolyn has the day off. we are waking up to pleasant conditions. here's a beautiful rainbow. more rain is on the way.
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let's head to lisa argen for a quick look at the forecast. good morning, lisa. >> good morning, chris. hi, everyone. we have a brief break before another vigorous cold front heads our way. we are ranking this storm system as a 2. i'll have more in a few minutes. and outside your window you have the sunshine. earlier this morning we saw some pretty good showers move across the bay and even some embedded hail with that. so we are looking at anywhere from a half-inch to inch and a half of rain. we rank our storms from 1 to 5, 1 being the lightest and 5 being the strongest. and the winds will impact you again this evening. so not only do we have a wind advisory, we have a flash flood watch this effect from 6:00 tonight until early tomorrow morning. so with the soil already saturated, anywhere from 1 to 1g in the santa cruz mountains where they saw up to 6 inches of rain. we have a little bit of a break but the winds can create another round of problems tonight from
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4:00 until 4:00 monday morning. and it still will be raining then. we will track it for you in just a few minutes. >> lisa, thank you. we've seen a number of storm related problems this weekend. a big mess in lafayette caused major frustration for residents trying to return to their homes. alyssa harrington is live in lafayette with more this morning for us. alyssa. >> people here have been without power since about 8:45 last night. pg&e crews are on the keep but they say this tree needs to be out of the road before they can restore power. that means that residents might not get their electricity back until 6:00 or 7:00 tonight. it's a long process to remove all this debris. workers have to untangle powerlines from tree branches. about 63 households have been without power more than 8 hours. yesterday a storm took down a
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large tree at the end of the street. it crashed into a power pole, snapping it, and brought down dangerous lines around 8:45 last night. pg&e crews quickly deactivated those lines. people who live up here have been in the dark since then. they are especially worried about an elderly couple trapped into their home by the tree. >> a huge tree came down, access was completely blocked. we can't get in or out of their garage, captain access their garage. people who live here captain get out, only by bicycle. elderly neighbors with a caregiver. it's their tree that went down and broke through their fence. it's a pretty big mess. >> quail ridge road, dead end in both directions. that's the street that connects with this one here. a fire road has been opened up so that those residents can get in and out of the area. as you can see, debris covers the entire road. both lanes of traffic.
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neighbors tell me this tree didn't fall on any homes or injure anybody so despite the inconvenience they feel pretty lucky this morning. live in lafayette, abc7 news. >> and those downed trees were a common occurrence in other parts of the bay area. and just how bad it was. >> the rain is making life missable. and they fall across two lanes of traffic on trial boulevard. driver of this s.u.v. tried to avoid it, but couldn't. >> when they turned to the left they hit the tree and they were stuck from behind. >> neither driver was hurt, but this car had a lot of damage. >> in orinda heavy rain brought down the massive tree. the tree took out powerlines leaving nearly 80 families in the dark
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>> jack, this is mimi. i'm out in front of the house. >> but they are prepared. they are communicating through walkie-talkies and getting updates from one another. with the tree blocking the only road out of the neighborhood, getting information would otherwise be nearly impossible. >> how does it look to you? >> well, i haven't been out because the wires were clear across my bushes and my driveway and the firemen were here and they said don't come out of the house. >> we have cameras over the house and the fire going, and we are staying warm. >> pg&e called in extra crews to work on the downed lines. parents figured out a way to manage the unpredictable situation. >> they started parking on the streets and walking through because that's the only way to get out and people are going out and getting their kids and stuff like that. >> homeowners in miranda had their power restored early this morning. in walnut creek, abc7 news. >> in san francisco the storm's strong winds knocked down this tree at broadway and montgomery.
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a pacesser by took these photos. you can see part of it is blocking the right-hand lane on broadway. >> take a look at this huge tree that fell in front of the san ramon police department. it happened last night and blocked the entire entryway to the building. you can see crews cutting off some of the branches to help with the removal. several police cars were parked outside of the building when it fell, but luckily no one was hurt. this map shows dozen of power outages throughout the bay area. at the height of the storm 56,000 customers were in the dark. right now about 4800 remain without power. the company has more than 200 crews spread out across the region to handle the outages. the city of san francisco is fighting water with more water. yesterday abc7 news was at mission where the first time they set up the temporary plastic flood barriers filled with water. this is an area prone to flooding and the hope is they will protect the buildings.
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if it works, the city could order more for the next storm. bay area coastal communities were hit with rain and gale-force winds. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has details from half moon bay and pacifica. >> sheets of rain and wind gusts took down tree branches in half moon bay. fire crews cleared a snapped tension line in one neighborhood and then the winds kicked up even more. up to 48 miles per hour in some places. it's caused power outages and triggered other emergencies. a large part of the harbor went dark, including an indian restaurant that had to finish the business day by flashlight. these two took shelter at the local seafood house where there was still power. >> i don't like the wind at all. i don't like the wind. in fact, one of our branches broke, which made me sad. >> we are doing fine. we have done a lot of work on the house the last year to make sure it was safe anyway. >> the two flags blowing in the wind at the harbor masters
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station are a couple of warnings for boaters. the first is a small craft weather advisory and the second is a gale force wind warning. on the pier a windsock flapped, tarps were snapping, and this man had to lean into the wind to stay upright. along the coast the wind really kicked up around sunset. >> i probably noticed the change around 3:00 or 4:00. traffic along the coast was at a crawl at one point in the afternoon.by the wind while they walked the wind while they walked out of the market. some sprinted with their umbrellas to keep away the rain. >> el nino storms have eaten away at the cliff side where these apartments are. the city issued an order to tear them down. last month a different property owner demolished a building next door. the city is taking action on 320 esplanade because the owner of this building has declared bankruptcy and can't afford to tear it down himself. the demolition is set to start on tuesday.
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in western sonoma county a large redwood tree destroyed a home, narrowly missing a woman inside. it happened around 6:00 last night. the homeowner was with her two dogs when she saw the tree falling and quickly ran outside. we are told she is staying with friends this morning. here's a live look at sfo. calm conditions for the time being, but it was a different story as the weather delayed more than 320 flights and san cancelled 70 others yesterday. there were 16 delays at the oakland airport and 13 at mineta-san jose airport. there could be more problems later today so be sure to check with your airline before heading out the door. happening today, there are chain controls from interstate 80 to 7 miles east of truckee. highway 50 is also affected. you can see why. there's on plenty of snowpack and drivers of taking it slow. here's from video sent to us
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yesterday. skiers enjoyed up to 10 inches of fresh powder with more than 20 inches more expected. when you seal stories where you live, take pictures and post them on social media. you may see them on air or online at abc7 it news.com. calm now but things are changing. >> you look out the window and think pretty nice day, but we have just as many advisories today as yesterday. so we have another cold front on the way. just about the same time as saturday night. right now we are in the 50s a live look outside. 56 degrees. it's cooler now but you see the cumulus clouds developing. thunderstorms in the forecast too. that's coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, more concern after a rape near the uc berkeley campus. why police think it's related to earlier assaults. plus taking precautions. an earlier than normal pick season in parts of the bay area.
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>> back to our breaking news. former first lady nancy reagan has died. she was the wife of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan. she died of conjestive heart failure at her home in california. karen traverse looks back at her legacy. >> she was always by his side.
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their love storied spanned more than half a century and is well-documented. when they first met in the early 1980s, nancy was an actress. she performed in more than a dozen movies. one opposite her husband. >> it's all my fault. >> she gave up acting to be a full-time wife and mother but soon took on a new role as first lady of california and then the nation. >> congratulations. [applause] >> nancy was fiercely protective of her husband. behind the scenes was said to be instrumental in hiring this for the president's cabinet. her influence was occasionally caught on camera. like here when he was having trouble answering a question. concerned for his physical safety, especially after the assassination attempt, she regularly consulted an astroll gist to determine his schedule. that became a minor scandal.
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she also drew heat for the expensive designer wardrobe and for redecorating the white house when the nation was in the middle of a recession. and also drug and alcohol abuse work was her passion. >> what should you do if someone offers you drugs? >> she also dabbled in the arts, but her husband was center stage in her life ♪ oh, my deer, i want you to stay ♪ >> she kept the many love letters from her husband. this would be the letter that would change her life. a letter in which former president reagan would tell the world he was suffering from alzheimer's disease. nancy would become his caretaker. she became age advocate into research for alzheimer's disease. when president reagan passed away, she was again in the spotlight.
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escorting the body coast-to-coast. it was a long and wrenching good-bye. the love story that began in hollywood ended on a hilltop in california. she said it was a wonderful life. abc news. >> 9:16 is our time. police believed a man who attacked and raped a female cal student early yesterday morning may be connected to three other assaults. it happened just after midnight yesterday on etna street near dwight way. police said the man grabbed her from behind and took her off the sidewalk, where he sexually assaulted her. this picture shows a man wanted for three assaults. police say he also attacked from behind just like the attacker yesterday morning.
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>> >> you are definitely concerned with the rhetoric in the media today and you hope it's nothing more than a burglary. >> the building has security videos that the investigators will take a look at. 9:17, the time. weather-wise, things have calmed down on live doppler 7hd. >> they have. but with the sunny breaks we could see pop-up showers in advance of the next system headed our way. we rate our storms 1 to 5. 1 being the weakest and 5 being the strongest. later on today anywhere from 3:00 in the north bay to 6:00 elsewhere, we will see a half-inch to over an up. accumulate through monday morning. we could see some lightning. a wind advisory is in effect as early as 4:00 this afternoon,
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through 4:00 tomorrow morning with winds gusting up to 40 miles per hour. not quite as much rain, not quite as much wind with this system, but still it will be impressive. and there looks to be more systems throughout the week ahead. here's live doppler hd. we will take you up north first around knoxville. clear lake has had rain but more interesting is the colder air in place has allowed for some snow in lake county. further south ahead, hail around monterey. right here, though, in livermore you can see a cell just around 580 east of san ramon. these pop-up showers certainly likely with the unstable atmosphere. the sun heats the air and we get the pretty cumulus clouds. but also the showers with it. hollister looking at some rain. and perhaps just east of 101 near gilroy. a live look outside for you. look pretty nice from the exploratorium camera from
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pier15. and temperatures are cooler. temperatures are inc. are ing from the 50s in response to that sun. 57 mountain view and half moon bay. this is from our east bay hills camera. from mt. diablo to mt. tam, you could get caught in a downpour throughout the day today. 55 in livermore: the southerly winds will pick up in advance of this system. we are look at somewhat of a break because we still have showers in the forecast throughout the day today. flash flooding is possible with already the 1 to 2 inches yesterday. and more heavy downpours later on today. certainly a possibility for the creeks and some of the streams. and rain lingering into tomorrow. we talk about the wind. this is when it kicks up in san francisco. 4:00. look what happens at 6:00. anywhere from about 35 miles per hour winds, and then it really gusts as the front pushes through. probably after about 6:00 in san francisco. the flash flooded watch through
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monday morning for the entire bay area. the high surf advisory anywhere from 13 to 15 feet swells. and this is how the rain is going to play out. you see the clouds throughout the day. some showers and then 3:00 in the north bay you have rain. by 8:00 we've got some downpours all around the bay area throughout the evening hours into your monday morning commute. so the rain keeps coming until we get a break by late in the day monday and into tuesday. tuesday is the only dry day. look at this, san carlos over an inch as well as hayward, mountain view and san jose. winter storm warning tense through the bulk of the day tomorrow. 1 to 2 feet again with three feet in the higher peaks and the week ahead that's the drydale on tuesday and after that the storms continue to line-up. 660 in the city. and the accuweather seven-day forecast moderate storms today. more showers tomorrow. a break tuesday. north bahrain on wednesday. thursday we are getting back into the action. it looks like it will take us
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through next weekend. so our miracle march, perhaps is helping us out for sure. >> a nice sunday to stay inside and relax. >> that's a good idea. >> lisa, thank you. come up next, do you want a chance to spin the wheel? wheel of fortune is in the bay area this weekend and you could be the next contestant on the
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millions of singles are looking for love by swiping left and right on their phones. but can you really find the perfect match by using a dating app? "7 on your side" michael finney takes a closer look. >> irene was driving to work when a bart train whizzed by and her cell phone got an alert. >> if it wasn't for that, i never would have met him, ever in my life. >> it so happened that mario was riding on the bart train. his phone got a message, too. >> it's weird in the beginning. it's more like a game. >> an app on their phones was alerting irene and mario their paths had just crossed. maybe they would like to meet. >> i saw his profile and thought he was cute, so i let him know i liked him. >> i just said, hi there, or good morning. >> they both signed up on "happen," a dating app that uses gps to notify members someone nearby is looking for love. >> around 6:40 near beil street. >> you get on the app and all these single guys everywhere.
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>> she can peek at the profiles of bachelors nearby and even track where they go. >> he's somewhere near me. i can try to look for him if i wanted to and say hi, look to your right. it is kind of creepy, but funny at the same time. >> you look over people's shoulders and they are strolling through people. >> i seen a couple co-workers, but i don't tell them. i know they see me too, but i don't want to tell them, hey, you're single too? >> happen is one. the thousands of apps for i-phones and google store. they each tout a unique way to find you a match. >> there's sort of a mystique and magical feeling connecting with someone who has a similar lifestyle to you. >> dating author julie said some apps are off the charts. sizzle connects only singles who like bacon. >> you can decide what pork type you are interested in. >> and twin dog, matching dogs and their owners. wing man connects airline passengers who will be on the same flight. salad match sets up salad lovers for a salad lunch.
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then there's brissler. >> you can rub faces with someone who has a beard, if that's your fancy. now back to irene and mario. >> can romance bloom when you cross paths in bart? >> the great smile is the first thing i noticed. >> the way i felt it was like a teenager. you have butterflies. >> we just started walking, talking, and it clicked really fast. >> mario and irene are still together six months after meeting on happen. all the apps i just talked about are free, but be warned, the apps do not screen their users but many do link to their facebook pages and that could help you size up a potential date. i'm michael finney, "7 on your side." >> check out abc7 news anchor reggie hosting the wheel of
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fortune at the grand resort and casino in rohnert park. they are touring the nation looking for contestants. many people trying out this weekend have dreamed of spinning the wheel for years. >> i remember watching it with my grandmother, my mother. i would love to go. i grew up watching the show and i would love to try out. >> you need to be 21 years old to enter. the wheel mobile will be at there today from noon to four and abc7 meteorologist mike nikum will be there. you can watch wheel of fortune right here on abc7 weekday evenings at 7:30. >> you probably recognize this guy. dan ashley turned into a rock star last night. the event raises money for camps abc7 is a proud sponsor of the
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event. we have much more ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news. super saturday and the race for the white house. with k four more states casting votes on the gop side and three states for the democrats, we have the results. plus warm sea water may be bringing us morrow rain, but it's also hurting sea lions. the measures a bay
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>> good morning. thanks for choosing abc7 news. i'm chris nguyen. we are starting this half-hour with a first look at the forecast. here's lisa argen. she's tracking the conditions where you live. good morning, lisa. >> good morning, chris. good morning to you. seems like we have a breakout there, but not really because the sun is just fueling the possibility of more downpours and thunderstorms out there. we do have some rain in the east bay. we've had hail being reported in spots. and livermore and walnut creek, in between concord and san ramon
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looking at wet weather. this is a preview to a busy evening and late afternoon again. rain set up in san francisco. heavy rain to the north bay. that's a strong cold front. we've got the possibility of blew flooding, gusty winds and this advisory. a high surf advisory until tuesday. starting out pretty high and then going up to nearly 19 feet. we have a lot of advisories to pass on. talking about rainfall totals. and a pretty wet looking week ahead. that's all in a few minutes. chris. >> thanks, lisa. >> in uba county a woman died after a car she was in drove into a flooded area north of sacramento. the woman and man were inside the car. fire chief said the car went around a caltrans truck that was trying to shut down the highway. they then drove through an underpass when their car became emerged. the water was 6 to 8 feet deep. >> all the water runs down to the lowest points.
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the pumps that normally keep is clear are pumping, but the ditch they pump into is full and the water is coming back over it right back down on to the highway. authorities say the woman was under water for at least 15 minutes. the driver was able to get out of the car. crews pulled him to safety and took him to the hospital. in alamo the wind knocked down power lines and trapped residents in a neighborhood last night. pg&e crews arrived to secure the power and the energized fences in the front yard of a home near danville boulevard. no word of any injuries to anyone in the home. >> be careful if you are planning a trip to the north bay this summer. because we had an unusually warm february, tick season is here sooner than expected. sonoma county is ground zero for lyme disease that comes from a tick. when ticks bite a person, they transmit the bacteria that transmits the lyme disease. there were 41 confirmed cases from 2010 to 2014.
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9:32 is our time. breaking news. former first lady nancy reagan has passed away. source say mrs. reagan died at her home in california of conjestive heart failure. she was the wife of the 40th president of the united states, ronald reagan, and served as first lady from 1981 to 1989. they said she will be remembered for her passionate advocacy for decreasing alcohol and drug abuse. now to the white house. there were contests across five states. while hillary clinton and donald trump are still frontrunners their rivals had big nights. we have the story. >> everyone is starting to figure out how to stop trump. >> and senator ted cruz did that, once again. the super saturday showdown started off with a big win by cruz. the texas senator swiping voters by a 2 to 1 margin in the state
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of kansas, and also taking the state of maine. >> we are the only campaign that around and will beat donald trump in this race. >> reporter: and while cruz's wins made headline, donald trump with victories in kentucky and louisiana. >> marco rubio had a very, very bad night, and personally i would call for him to drop out of the state. i would love to take on ted one-on-one. that would be so much fun. >> reporter: it, indeed, was a super saturday. from gymnasiums, long lines, across nebraska, kentucky and louisiana. and the victory lap for bernie sanders. the vermont senator securing delegates with wins in kansas and nebraska. >> we want to make sure a republican does not go into the white house. >> hillary clinton in michigan, touting her victory in louisiana. >> i'm grateful to everyone who turned out to support us.
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but now all eyes turn to michigan. [cheers and applause] >> undoubtedly a disappointing night for senator marco rubio and governor john kasich. both are looking ahead to be victorious in their respective states. abc7 news. >> a bay area nanny is facing charges of child abuse. she was caught on camera smothering a baby because he wouldn't stop crying. abc news reporter gloria rivera has important advice for parents. >> a 20-year-old, a nanny previously listed online, pleading not guilty to felony child abuse on friday. >> it is characterized as criminal, and i disagree. >> in an affidavit police say gonzalez allegedly attempting to calm a 13-month-old boy, putting her hands closer to her face. when the sounds went from clear and audible to a muffled cry, and the child began to squirm and kick.
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it was discovered on home surveillance video. the parents say they hired gonzalez after seeing her listing on care.com. care.com said we are deeply troubled by this incident, adding the safety of our community is of paramount importance us to. it isn't the first time people have shown poor light on care.com. >> people can be dishonest and provide information that's not linking to them. >> last month sarah was steps today 23 years in brings sop to the killing of a three-month-old girl. in january susan needed not guilty after allegedly being too intoxicated to care for a child. and in 2014, the nanny caught on camera abusing twins, convicted of child cruelty >> chai. all three previously listed on care.com. care.com said it makes background checks available, but that they are only preliminary checks and do not catch everything. they encourage parents to take
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additional parents on their own. >> it means they have no criminal record. but are they a safe caregiver? that cannot be answered in a background check. >> and that was gloria riff vair raw reporting. still aheld on the sunday morning news. snowboarders hit the slopes. first as we head to break, here's a live look from the golden gate bridge camera. the sun is out and you see them making their way over the bridge. lisa will have the full forecast in just a few minutes. the abc7 storm impact scale. today's storm is a level 2. drive safely. track today's storm anytime on
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>> just in time for the snow in the sierra this weekend, uber
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now wants to take you to your favorite ski resort. they have launched a new program called uber ski. it will offer skiers and borders rides in vehicles equipped with ski racks. the rates will be the same at uber x plus a five dollars surcharge. the drivers have been trained on how to load gear into the ski racks without damage it. we have snow in the area. here in the bay area we are off to a cloudy start. >> yeah. a little bit of sunshine but more activity this evening. 32 in truckee, 30 at the tahoe valley airport and another couple of feet to go for the sierra nevada. we are looking at perhaps 1 to . so bonus snow, bonus rain, and some gusty winds, as well. we will sort it out for you coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, cal tries to improve their position ahead of the pac-12 tournament. a win in the desert over the sun devils would earn them a
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>> welcome back. we are taking to you santa cruz for a gorgeous view to start this sunday morning. you see some people are already out there enjoying it all. lisa argen returns with the full accuweather forecast. she will let us know when the rain returns coming up. >> in sports, our sister network
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espn reports bronco's quarterback peyton manning will announcing his retirement tomorrow. later today the warriors are back in action right here on abc7. the dubs take on the lakers at staples center. tipoff at 11:30 and tip off at noon. kobe bryant is questionable in his last game against the warriors. also today, the san jose earthquakes play their season opener against the colorado rapids. kickoff at noon. last night, though, the cal men tuned up for the pac-12 tournament at arizona state, hoping to clinch a first-round bye. here's larry beil with the highlights in this morning's sports report. >> good morning, everybody. the cal bears just snuck back into the top 25 this week, trying to finish strong, visiting arizona state in the pac-12 regular season. cal came in winning seven of their last eight. but they got hot. goodman, he's good, man! the sun devils bench. and tyrone wallace, a scoop to the hoop. he hits the deck. cal down 6. jordan matthews to wallace. with authority!
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deficit down to 4. matthews for 3 of his 18. suddenly a one-point game. the bears would take the lead for good. wallace sticks another triple here. game high 24 for him. bears win 68-65. they are 22-9 and get a first-round bye in the upcoming pac-12 tournament. and the st. mary's gaels may not be a lock, despite their record. 26-4. they were a little shaky last night in the wcc quarterfinals. a sluggish first half. trailing by 4 at the first break early second half. steven haney. the dream shaker. a turnaround jumper. gaels make a run. emmit. he hits. he had 14 points. seconds later. st. mary's for 3 and the lead. the gaels pull away on the break. emity drawing the defense, and
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calvin hermanson stops up the lefty. sticks the triple. he also had 10. st. mary's a winner 60-48. they will take on pepperdine monday in the semifinals. to the ladies, the tenth-rated cal shocked them . least to make the semis against ucla. the pass. bears were up by as many as 13. in the final seconds a three point game. keri hits the three and was fouled. missed the free throw so they go to overtime tied at 61. and jordan canada scores there, as the bruins end the cinderella run by cal, 73-67. sharks and canucks facing off for the third time in six days. the sharks winning twice with come-from-behind third-period rallies. on alumni night, the fan favorite jeff friesen and sturm dropping the puck. the newly acquired goalie,
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james rymer, making a sharks debut. made the initial save. but the rebound ties it at 1. down 2-1 in the third. sharks brent burns, his league leading 23rd of the year by a defenseman. tied at 2. canucks on the power plant. dan hamhuis beats rymer to make it 3-2. it ends vancouver as an empty netter. 4-2 is the final score. don't forget we have the warriors in action on abc7, tipping off against the l.a. lakers at noontime right here. have a great sunday, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> all right, 9:47 is the time. weather-wise we are in for the rain today. >> that's right. another strong cold front is on the way. we've got wind to speak of and, you know, we had a few showers this morning. but we also have an area of low pressure that's going to move overhead tomorrow. this is kind after two-part deal late tonight into tomorrow. here's our storm impact scale.
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and this is how whereat our storm systems all winter lock. on a scale of 1 to 5. 1 being the weakest and 5 being the strongest. tomorrow a 2. that will bring in rain later today, heavy at times. anywhere from a half-inch to over an inch through early monday. the winds will be gusting as early as about 4:00 this afternoon. perhaps up to 40 miles an hour. the soil is already saturated. nearly 6 inches in the santa cruz mountains. it's a good idea we have the break today with a little bit of sunshine because we will need it for the storm drains, the drains to continue to get cleaned out. and then more rain by the middle to the end of the week. here's a look at light shower activity up to the north. there's our sweep on top. mount st. helena. we are looking at weather in the east bay from walnut creek, south of concord and east of ran ramone in the higher elevations.
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spotty showers here and there. we will have the sunshine and into the south bail, further south and central coast we are looking at a few cells there right around hollister. so this afternoon we will enjoy that break. but with those cumulus clouds you can see the vertical development. that is an indicator of some unstable air. we can't rule out some showers. with that temperatures will really be rubbing the gamut whether or not you see the sun or the clouds or a previous shower. right now 57 mountain view and half moon bay. a look at the airport and the airport weather warning this afternoon as the front moves through. the gusty winds will mostly likely allow for delays. gusts anywhere from 30 to 40 miles per hour. 54 santa rosa, 55 livermore. from the sutro tower camera you see the clouds there. right now not too breezy. we are looking at a dry spot. a chance of thunderstorms and flooding is possible with the saturated ground, especially later on today when the do you
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downpours come. then we will see the rain, and the low will move overhead tomorrow. winds throughout the afternoon. you can see 20 to 25 miles per hour on the coast. look what happens. look at the color as the yellow sweeps over the bay. this is the front. we are gusting once again to 40 miles per hour. livermore and oakland and even after the front pushes through, we you are in that environment with the still unstable air. low has not moved through. we have gusty winds and more downpours. flash flood advisories from 6:00 tonight through 4:00 tomorrow. here is the cloudy skies, the pop-up showers. 3:00 you notice the north bay looking at the heaviest rain. then by later on in the evening, dinnertime we've got heavy rain in the east bay, the south bay. keeps going, though. right through the overnight hours and into the morning hours of monday. by the afternoon we are dry, but between now and then it's free pretty impressive. over an inch in san carlos.
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this is through monday and the inand a quarter perhaps in mountain view. winter storm warning for the entire sierra nevada really throughout the day tomorrow. 1 to 2 feet. upwards of 3 feet in the higher elevations. rain chances, yep, each and every day. really tuesday being the only dry day. the highs today will be cooler. the possibility of a thunderstorm mainly late in the day. i want to show you this, it looks interesting. this is the week ahead. whether or not we believe it, and it verifies, it could be a wet week. the accuweather seven-day forecast. you see the numbers. that means an active weather pattern osh the miracle march, as we like to call it. >> keep the rain coming. >> yeah. >> thank you. the ocean is changing, and one species we know very well here in the bay area is having trouble changing with it.
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>> sea lion pups found strand on beaches, more than ten times the usual number. >> they are skinny, basically bags of bones, and they are very, very sick. >> if they are lucky they are picked up and brought here to the marine mammal center. in most cases they just need food. >> they are having trouble finding food in the ocean. we think that's because of the warmer weather. >> in the worst cases veterinarians have even had trouble telling how old they are. >> animals that should be a-year-old are coming in at weights stunted. >> and fewer stranded pups this year, but it may be the calm before the storm. >> we are expecting to see an influx of animals in the near newt. >> it requires an influx of money from the state. now in sacramento a hearing on how that money is being spent and how things look for the species going forward. >> the support that we received last year was incredibly important and critical."1uc÷
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>> the marine mammal center was one t÷jtq+eral to get a piece of >> we can anticipate more events like this in the future.háuog >> after two hot, dry years they say this year it's el nino affecting the water temperature and next year, who knows. the sea lions that can't find fish in the ocean are likely to wind up here eating fish from a bucket. >> as to whether or not the state is on board, that's hard to say. we hope so, we certainly hopekdy in sausalito, johnathan bloom, abc7 news. >> coming up next, two brothers play powerball and win, but one play powerball and win, but one of them was much luckier tha
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a man returning from a vacation in florida stopped at a convenience store to buy lottery tickets and won $291 million. his brother also played and was a winner of only seven dollars. the man, james, was eating breakfast when he checked his numbers on the phone and realized he won the big jackpot. he bought everyone inside the restaurant their breakfast and called his family to say he's going back to florida, and hopefully he takes his brother with him. >> yeah, that would be nice. >> weather-wise, you know, some sunshine across the bay area but that's going to change? >> it is going to change, but it is a welcome break because we have not only more wind, but the flash flood watch in the forecast for the late afternoon and evening hours. so we are anticipating another
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strong cold front. the front moves through today. the low tomorrow. that will give us an entire day and a little more of rain. in fact, some of it could be coming down heavy at times. a 2 on the storm impact scale. a 1 tomorrow. a break on tuesday. then look what happens. looks like more systems develop into the end of the work week. just what we want. >> thank you. and thanks for joining us on the abc7 sunday morning news. for lisa, carolyn and the arest of the team. i'm chris nguyen. you can catch the warriors in los angeles against the lakers today right here on abc7. pregame starts at noon and tip off at 12:30 p.m.. after that be sure to join sports director larry beil and special guest adonal foil after the game. mike shumann will be in los angeles for postgame reaction. the news tense now online with our abc7 news app. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. until them make it a great day,
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