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good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc7 mornings. >> it's saturday, march 31st. good morning, and thanks for being us. ill chris nguyen. let's start with a first look at the forecast. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking live doppler 7 for us. >> good morning to you. we have been admiring all the live cameras this morning. the fog is doing a number on parts of the city. here's a look from our east bay hills camera. you can see the city revealed from this vantage point. 52 downtown. 53 in oakland. 57 in mountain view, san jose. the coast, very limited visibility at 50 degrees. and from mount tam, the fog entering richardson bay there. 47 santa rosa and fairfield with 52 for our friend in concord. livermore checking in at 50. finally from our sutro tower camera you can see the sun and the clouds downtown. so plenty of 50s this morning.
by noontime we will still number the 50s at the coast with the fog. 70 inland. mid 60s around the bay. in the afternoon the fog clears. sunny downtown. cooler in the 60s. mid to upper 70s for above average readings today. sunday and monday we will experience a cooldown and rain for thursday and friday of next week. tesla confirmed a car was in auto pilot when it slammed into a collapsed safety barrier killing an apple employee last week. >> reporter: 38-year-old apple jeer and father of two walter wong died one week ago on his way the work when his tesla medical x slammed into a collapsed cushion that had collapsed in an accident the week before. basically like hitting a brick call. tesla says auto pilot was engaged with the distance set to
minimum. wong's hands were not on the heel for six seconds prior to the collision. the driver had five second and 150 meters of unobstructed view of the concrete divider with the crushed crash attenuator but the vehicle log shows no action was taken. >> the line in the pavement could be a problem. >> a science director and environmental start-up took me in his model x on the same route walter wong took to apple last week. he was heading in the same direction, noticed the break between the asphalt and concrete and those two white lines. the auto pilot guided the suv right into the barrier. >> you have to think like a computer. it didn't know. it has no logic. if there is a line, it sees a line it might think that's the lane. >> reporter: the safety barrier had been crushed in a prior accident. this is how it should be from google maps and its collapsed condition the day before walter wong hit it. that happened as i reported this
week, because an alleged drunk driver in a prius hit the smart cushion at 70 miles an hour. he walked away with mainor injuries. an attorney and consultant from safe dave.org tells me tesla bears responsibility for the failings of its auto pilot and automation poses new challenges for caltrans. >> we can imagine a day when all of our cars are in automated road going down the road and they all fail at the same place on the freeway. that raies the question at what point is caltrans responsible to make the road safe for automation. >> tesla says if you are driving a tesla with auto pilot hardware you are 3.7 times less likely to be involved in a fatal accident. >> walter wong's family has no comment on the release. they are in the process of hiring an attorney and making funeral arrangements. >> the california dmv has
received one application so far to conduct driverless testing. driverless cars becomes legal in california on monday. someone need to be monitoring the vehicle but don't have to be riding inside of it. there is no time line when the dmv will approve a permit after receiving an application. the family of stephon clark has hired a forensic pathologist to investigate. he found police shot clark eight times. six of those bullets hit him in the back. police had said that clark charged at them. he said clark survived several minutes after the shooting but police waited to give him medical aid. hundreds rallied last night. they marched to the golden 1 center downtown where the warriors play the kings tonight. there will be extra security. protesters rallied outside kings games twice already blocking
fans from being able to get in. former warrior matt barnes asked his old teammates to join a rally hours before the game. head coach steve kerr says his players are free to participate. >> i mentioned to our players yesterday that if they wanted to be part of anything that's going on it's something they should discuss. >> the march went on for more than three hours. there were no arrests. now to the news involving the wife of the pulse gun club. she is returning to her east bay home to be ryu united with her son after a jury in florida found her not guilty of aiding in the attack. >> reporter: a florida jury acquitted noor salman the widow of the pulse nightclub shooter. omar mateen killed 49 people and injured 58. >> we knew from day one she was innocent. and thank god it came out.
>> reporter: prosecutors had argued that salman knew about her husband's guns and his obsession with muslim extremist videos. they also toll a jury she was aware of her husband's plan to attack a location but her attorney said she was a simple woman with a low iq who was abused by her husband and knew nothing about his plans. >> this was a case where the more we learned the better noor salman looked. >> reporter: a statement read in part, she may not have known what day or what location but she knew. however, we were not tasked with deciding if she was aware of a potential attack. the charges were aiding and abetting and obstruction of justice. the couple's 5-year-old son has lived with his grandparents since salman's arrest. >> he comes every day and says hi to everybody. >> reporter: family says salman is heading back to the east bay the ryu night with her son.
neighbors hope she can start a new life. in rodeo, abc7 news. a bay area attorney is turning the tables on a law firm known for suing small businesses for veylations of the american with disabilities act. she is basically accusing the law firm of running a criminal enter fries. >> reporter: michele burnel had to make some changes at her mountain view hardware store of a being sued foye violation of the americans with disabilities act. >> we had to lower the signs. >> reporter: randy and tanya moore filed that lawsuit. it was one of five in mountain view, 14 houp across the state. like most burnel settled out of court for $20,000. >> i was thinking it was illegal. >> reporter: this attorney had a similar thought after the moores sued her parents over violations at their restaurant. they fought the case.
they won and she is now suing the moores under the rico act. >> i have never seen it used in this area of the law before. it's primarily used for mafia and drug traffickers. >> reporter: she alleges they lied in the case against her parents. >> mail fraud and wire fraud. >> this is a frivolous case. >> reporter: he is defending the moores. >> congress wants private enforcement of the disability laws. that's what this law firm does. it saves the taxpayers money. we don't have being buildings of enforcement personnel. >> reporter: the moores filed two cases to dismiss the case. the second was rejected earlier this month. so the case is moving into the discovery phase. this is redwood road in march of 2017 after part of it buckled due to the wet winter.
it is a link to the castro valley. the road work is wrapping up. according to the county the repairs cost $1.2 million. the bart simpson tagger has been arrested by san francisco police. 27-year-old tyler ross was taken into custody tuesday after witnesses say he tagged a building near the transamerica pyramid. police say he is responsible for this graffiti that popped up throughout the city. officers say spray cans were foud on him and the paint on his hands matched the paint used in the vandalism. state health officials are warning consumers not to eat mussels clams or scallops recreationally caught. the toxin can cause illness or death from humans and cannot be killed by cooking. eight other counties have warnings. it does not affect seafood bought in stores. time now 8:09 on this saturday morning. lisa argen is tracking the
forecast for us. we are seeing fog throughout parts of the bay area. >> socked in at a coast. the golden gate bridge. there is a little bit at the airport. not causing any problems. half moon bay. a pretty picture here from the sutro camera. a mild start. 47 though in santa rosa. another beautiful day. high clouds. yes, they will thin out. cooler days ahead, including for the holiday weekend. and rain. we are going to talk about it and show it to you in my accuweather seven-day forecast coming up. lisa, thanks. also ahead, what around schwarzenegger is now saying after emergency surgery. plus kicked out over kick ball. delores park visitors fewer rouse after being told to le
former governor around schwarzenegger is in stable condition after undergoing emergency heart surgery. he went in for a preplanned less invasive procedure but complications turned into emergency surgery. >> reporter: after emergency open heart surgery arnold schwarzenegger's spokesperson says the first words out of the former california governor and hollywood super star's mouth -- >> i'm back. >> back on the mend after what
was supposed to be a less invasive procedure to replace a heart involve put in in 1997 because of a congenital heart defect. following that surgery -- >> it was a year unlike any other year i have had because there was great success with the movies and great success with the business. bang, all of a sudden there was this down where i was lying in the hospital with a heart operation. >> you could have died. were you scared? >> i was very scared. you are right. i could have died. >> reporter: more than two decades later the now 70-year-old spokesperson says the involve outlived its life except apartmentsy so he chose to replace it making a last-minute decision to cancel a trip to washington, d.c. to undergo surgery. his spokesman writing an open heart surgery team was performed in case the catheter surgery was
able to be performed. that's what happened. but they called the procedure a success ultimately. a troubled san francisco mcdonald's is now closed to make way for affordable housing. new video shows the restaurant at haight and stannion shut down yesterday. it will be demolished. back in january the board of supervises agreed the buy the property. the circa 1970s mcdonald's has been considered a blighted nuisance properties due to constant complaints about crime in and around the restaurant and that neighborhood. a san francisco kick ball club is being accused of being bad sports after trying to boot members of the public from their field. alyssa harrington has more on the city's reservation system and why some people say it need to change. >> reporter: a sunny day at delores park brings out people and their pets. when sports teams that pay the city money to rent part of the park come in and demand their
space there can be trouble. >> it's bullying, hey get out of here this is ours now. >> reporter: on thursday a kick ball team clashed with some members of the public when they tried to make them move. connie chan with the city's parks and recreation department says in a statement we want everyone to play in parks, kick ball or other fun and safe activities. but what is important is that everyone treats each other and our parks with respect with or without a permit. people i talked to say the system is flawed. >> the city doesn't make it clear what's going on. >> if they are going the rent it fine but put up reserve signs. >> reporter: cameron says they shouldn't rent out a place like delores park at all. >> it's difficult to come in and regulate, hey we have taken up this area, paid this amount of money. people have already kind of staked their claim type of thing here. >> reporter: chen says the city has issued thousands of permits with no problems. alyssa harrington, abc7 news.
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the high clouds. it was a pretty start to the day with the full moon out this. two full moons in the month of march. good sleeping weather. had the window open last night. 50 in napa. also by the delta. and livermore. 52 in concord. at the beach, no more 80s. today it will be in the 70s. yesterday it was in the low 80s in santa cruz. the cooling continues this weed with that on-shore push. some high clouds. then they will thin out today. tomorrow for easter it will be sunny and breeze. then we are looking at the rain. could be as soon as late wednesday. more likely thursday into friday. if you want to go to the beach, we will have the fog early. i think after 1:00 it clears. ocean beach, half moon bay. temperatures will be mild n the 60s. of course the water temperature quite chilly, 54 degrees. there is your cooler day but still pleasant in santa cruz. 66 in monterey. in the south bay a two or three degree cooldown.
morgan hill still warm at 81. on the peninsula, mid to upper 70s. a beautiful day. filtered sun from time to time early on. 69 downtown. the average high is 62. in the north bay look at all the 80s. from santa rosa to cloverdale. further south, 74. breezy in san rafael. 73 in oakland. 77 in fremont. head hadding inland, still pretty warm for late march with 80 in antioch and pleasant ton. we are looking at a nice day today. cooler for the athletics. they need a win. mid 60s here. but a mild afternoon. should be very pleasant there. we will be looking at a beautiful day today. golden gate park for the extravaganza. 62 with some sunshine. mid 60s by 1:00. and by 3:00 you should reach that high are more sun in the upper 60s. going a day out, towards easter. it will be breezy. waking up to that 6:55 sunrise. lowe's 50s coast side. upper 50s by the middle of the afternoon. inland, still lagging behind at
the shoreline but a sunny afternoon and a very pleasant one. by thursday here comes the rain. this is at night. by the overnight hours the rain pushes through the bay area. remember, this is a week out. so far it's painting much of friday wet and then into our early saturday. we will keep you posted. at this point looking at perhaps a half inch of rain for some of you. that would be nice. the accuweather seven-day forecast, warmest day sod, easter, breezy, cooler tomorrow. the fog clars at the coast. looking at still above average temperatures but not as warm. download your accuweather app. keep track of the temperatures the live cameras and the rain that's coming in for the end of the week. >> and for now we will enjoy eny sunshine. just ahead hundreds fl
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it's at the culinary institute of america. for $20 they are featuring bottles from around the world. how about easter donuts? we found an easter egg hunt in san francisco where everybody is free. enjoy food trucks including johnny donuts at no cost. there is a petting zoo and of course an egg hunt. it's the first year it's being put on by first sf. babies through fifth grade and their families are welcome. for all the info go to abc7news.com and we will link you up with hoodline. abc7 news. time now is 8:25. this didn't take long. abc announced it's renewing the revival of roseanne for another season after only one episode. the move seems like a no brainer after more than 18 million people tuned in tuesday to watch the two episode of the reboot. those will be shown again tomorrow here at 7:00 p.m. on
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let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> good morning, everyone. i'm chris nguyen. we are starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live. >> good morning to you. we have been watching this fog all morning long. temperatures come down in san francisco and at the coast. 69 today. 51 in the city right now with 57 mountain view. san jose. the coast is at 50. with very little visible. we are looking at more sun here from our roof camera, 47 in santa rosa. 50 by the delta and livermore. 48 in novato. we have fog this morning. then it clears as well as some of the high clouds.
then it comes back throughout the late afternoon. if you are planning on sun in the city it's going the take a while. but we will have it. by 10:00 you can see it's still cloudy out there. by 2:00, yes, we are sunny downtown. all around the bay with temperatures climbing through the 70s for much of our inland valleys. then tonight it should be a nice evening. still in the 60s at company. maybe a barbecue. and dry weather prevails for most of next week but not all. i'll detail the forecast coming up. chris? >> a, tha. president trump is calling out the oakland mayor for warning residents of an impending i.c.e. raid last month. >> several of the illegal aliens that got away in oakland of a the mayor helped them avoid capture committed new crimes, crimes that could have been prevented if not for oakland's dangerous sanctuary policies. >> in his weekly address the president urged congress to cut
off funds for sanctuary cities in a approximate you are to combat the deadly opioid epidemic. he says sanctuary cities release criminal aliens, including drug traffickers, dealers and gang members. the president announced the steps his administration is taking including drug supply. there is fallout from a twitter war between fox news host laura ingraham and a purr vifr of the parkland school shooting. more than a dozen advertisers pulled out of her show. the host is taking a vacation next week. >> reporter: four days after fox news anchor laura ingraham posted a mocking tweet about david hogg a survivor of the parkland shooting she says she is taking a break from tv. >> i will be off next week for easter break with my kids. we have got a line of hosts to fill in for me. >> reporter: hogg tweeted have healthy reflex this is holy week. ingraham earlier this week
taunted the high school senior who has been calling for tougher gun laws. tweeting david hogg rejected by four colleges to which he applied and whines about it. hogg fired back posting a list of advertisers, asking his nearly 650,000 followers on twitter to boycott all of them. many of the advertisers responded. the list of companies pulling ads now includes names like expedia, hulu, nestle, and johnson & johnson. 15 in total. ingraham, who had the fourth highest rated show on cable news in february issued an apology to hogg saying in the spirit of holy week i apologize for any upset or hurt my tweet caused him or any of the brave survivors of parkland. hogg isn't accepting. >> notice how she only issued the apology after a third of her advertisers dropped out. >> today is rex tillerson's last day as secretary of state. president trump fired him earlier this month citing zpreemts on north korea, the
iran nuclear deal, and ideas on trade. cia director mike pompeo has been nominated to replace tillerson who has said he will make sewer the transition is smooth and orderly. the foreign relations committee expects to start confirmation hearings for pompeo in april. the environmental protection agency is preparing to roll back rules requiring vehicles to be cleaner and efficient. the obama era regulations were put in place in 2009 after the government bailed out the auto industry. cross the country. many are awaiting an announcement from the environmental protection agency that could loosen regulations aimed at requiring automakers to nearly double the average fuel economy of new cars and trucks by 2025. the potential changes which could be announced next week are alarming to some. >> cars are 70% of our unhealthy air. we have got to have cleaner burning cars. and the cost of it is trivial. you know, in a new car, it is
virtually nothing. >> reporter: under the 1970 clean air act, california has special authority to enforce stronger air pollution standards than those set by the federal government because the state set its own regulations before federal rules came into play. but some say the trump administration could eventually take california to court to take away that right. this week the attorney general wrote on facebook, we are prepared to take whatever action, legal or otherwise, that we must to protect our economy, our environment, and the public health of people of california. >> 50% of everyone in the u.s. lives in areas where the levels of air pollution are unhealthful. and 95% of californians live there. so we know that regulation works. >> reporter: but by lifting what some refer to as a regulatory burden the epa is expected to argue that auto makers and consumers both stand to benefit as larger cars and trucks become more popular. in a blog most on medium, the ford executive chairman wrote we want one set of standards nationally along with additional
flexibility to help us provide more affordable options for our customers. and there is growing concern that if the u.s. were to loosen its restrictions, automakers could then push for more lenient standards elsewhere around the world causing more pollution by vehicles. taxi medalions cost a a quarter millions dollars in san francisco. but are they work it. a you uber and lyft take on an increasing share of passengers the taxi medalion's valley is decreasing. wayne freedman has more. >> reporter: owning one of these taxi meldsions use to be a symbol of success. now it's the opposite. >> if i know what's going to happen i never do it. >> reporter: do you feel like a sucker. >> i am. >> reporter: it used to be that taxi medalion were in limited supply a license to run your own business. in 2010 the city decided to raise money by selling 700 meldsions at $250 million each
before uber and lyft flooded the streets worth nothing. >> reporter: he figured he could make money with it. lease it eventually sell it. now he has a payment of $2,000 a it. >> i blame the city and the state, too. >> the hard working blue collar taxi drivers that have served the community here for many years have been left holding the bag. >> reporter: yoes he have represent somebody the san francisco federal credit union which made a deal with the transportation aings to finance those loans. one of sick has foreclosed. this week the credit union filed suit for $125 million. >> no one is suggesting exactly what the mta should have done. just that they needed to have done a whole lot more than they did. >> reporter: the city has no comment on the suit thus far except to say that they are reviewing i. from drivers, the reviews approximate owning a meldsion have been in for a long time. >> nobody will buy.
are you kidding me? who wants to buy the medallion for $250,000 these days. >> in san francisco, wayne freedman abc7 news. still ahead on abc7 morning. an invention that can do more than bring friends together. it can bring the classic and the future together, too. all on one table. as we head to break here's a live look outside from our abc7 exploratorium camera. you can see the cloud cover over san francisco this morning. lisa argen will break because... shopping should thrill you. why shop marshalls? with big brands at small prices... ...for the whole family! woo hoo! and unexpected finds you never knew you were looking for.
happening today, a reopening is abrasion for a playground in san francisco that was burned done last year. an official reopening will be held today at the koret children's quarter play ground in golden gate park. vandals parched the play structure last june. late mayor ed lee procured funding to rebuild the playground. meteorologist lisa argen has been keeping an eye on the forecast for us. some parts of the bay area will see a lot of sun today. >> that's right. still well above average temperatures n. in the sierra nevada it is a chilly. in the upper 20s. 27 in truckee. 29 at the tahoe valley airport. 59 for a high today. slightly cooler throughout the week. but looking at rain here by the end of next week. i'll detail our own bay area forecast coming up. >> i'm jealous of those skiers right now. looks fun. also ahead, the giants make
superficial airport where, according to flight aware, incoming flights are delayed by an average of 26 minutes. if you are picking someone up from the airport this morning be sure to check the status ahead of time. in sports, the warriors will likely have three of their allstars back. klay thompson is listed as probable to return. joining kevin durant and draymond green in the starting lineup. the warriors take on the kings at golden 1 center in sacramento. tip-off is at 7:00 p.m. this afternoon, a's play the angels at 1:05 and the giants will play the dodgers at dodgers stadium at 7:05. last night, the giants beat the dodgers. we have the highlights. >> good morning everybody. only one team in major league history started the season with a pair of 1-0 wins the with the same guy homering in both wins. that would be babe panik. l.a. sports talk radio in a
panic because the giants beat the dodgers in the opener. cueto perfect through six. goes seven scoreless. a strikeout including wood there. panik does it again, little joe. off of jansen. strickland, his second save. looking nasty. giants beat the dodgers again. 1-0. this is the jam right here. woo! >> nick swisher among the former a's stars pumped before the a's and angels. mike trout, top of the first. gone. -0 angels in a flash. bottom nine, 2-0 angels. croix singles in davis. a's come within a run a. ground out ends it 2-1 angels. before the game a's hosted their
50th anniversary team. these guys all of them pumped to be back in the green and gold. >> this is sharp man. just putting the big league uniform on again feels amazing. i think for all of us to be able to come back here -- i mean for myself this is where it all started for me, man, 2004. >> i remember when i was 21 years old and thinking oh, my god, this is amazing playing at the color league level hopefully it never ends. boom. and 30 years just flashes by in the wink of an eye. >> nfl news, requireders releasing car,ette king, saves them $3 million. he was one of the best puppeters in football. not sure if it was the salary or his flamboyant personality but john gruden will have a new punter in 2018. >> in chicago. the black hawks run out of goalies. they activate a 36-year-old accountant who played in college. now plays in a rec league at a
place called johnny's ice house. he made seven saves, securing black hawks 6-2 win. fosser is an instant star. >> the shock happened when i had to dress. then you black out. >> advice before you went out? >> i don't think i heard anything other than put your helmet on. now i am a standing here of this is something that no one can ever take away from me. it's something i can go home and tell my kid. >> that was fantastic. have a great weekend and a happy easter i'm larry beil. accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning to you. saturday morning. we are looking at a summertime pattern with the low louds and the fog. it is socked in along the shoreline. zero visible at half moon bay all morning long. the fog is at the golden gate. it will clear out a little bit so we have suchlk pretty much everywhere. high cloud todayment in concord,
boy, has that been warm with temperatures in the upper 70s and near 80 today. maybe a degree or two cooler. well above average. the temperatures try to come down the early part of next week but it's really not until the middle and the end of the week where the temperatures really come down to near average readings. that's when we are introducing a chance of rain into the forecast. you can see the flag here from our roof camera blowing a bit bringing the cooler day today for everyone. three days of records. live doppler 7 right now with the high clouds well above 15,000 feet. and then the low clouds from 500 to. you can see the golden gate socked in here. it's not everywhere. primarily shorelines. we had 80 here yesterday. today ten degrees cooler. you will notice the cooldown
along theest could. et cetera a foggy along the central coast as well this morning. concord checking in at 52. from mount tam this looks like a familiar sight. the seasons seem to be mixed up with more of a summerlike look to it today. the numbers will slowly try to come down from the above average readings in the days ahead. mild and breezy for easter. rain returns late in the week. that's more like it. with spring showers and temperatures near average. not today. upper 70s from palo alto to fremont. 74 in san mateo. you will feel the breeze. mid 60s in half moon bay. 74 in san rafael. to the south end of the bay it's 81 for san jose. 81 in morgan hill. 78 in livermore. we will be looking at not only the slightly cooler day tomorrow but for easter sunday, san francisco is in the low 60s. here's the oranges, where it is warmer. look what happens on monday. high clouds and the oranges
retreat back to the valley. so an even cooler day on monday. then on tuesday we are bringing back those mid to upper 70s in the inland valleys. want to skip ahead to late thursday into friday when we are looking at a big pattern change. you noticed the rain sweeping over the bay area. and that's friday. it even wants to go into a little bit of saturday. remember, this is a week out. but to give you an idea, it looks like everyone should get a little bit wet. we always worry about the rain shadow effect in the santa clara valley. lesser amounts there. up to half an inch in san francisco. accuweather seven-day forecast. warmest day of the week is today. sunny and breezy for easter. cooler through monday with the high clouds. then temperatures stable aye. we bring in the storm impact scale thursday andi froo. nice see that for april. >> looking ahead to those april showers. lisa, thanks. many love the old tradition of inviting friends offer to play board games on a saturday night for for others making a
beilein to the couch to grab a video game controller. one innovator says it is time the world of analogue and video games got closer together. it could be the future of game night. >> i'm going to play a wizard. >> reporter: jimmy chen challenged me to a game of battle grid. >> play the first card. >> reporter: there are cards, figurines. >> a card and i'm going the play it like this. >> reporter: and stunning visual effects. >> you can't play a game like battle grid anywhere on any other console. >> reporter: battle grid is one of 25 games launching later this year on a $350 console called play table. >> there is over 70 antennas. that's the magic behind the device. >> reporter: they let it interact with physical objects, game pieces and cards and dice. it is a social experience chen calls the opposite of virtual wrlt. >> we are at this stage in our lives where we are literally gluing screens to our faces.
i think that's got to change. >> reporter: it's many to live in your living room. they will offer it in colors and materials hoping it can become a part of your furniture. >> it's going to be a hard sell. >> reporter: game spot says creating a whole new category is tough. gamers may already have a playstation an x box or be fine with old-fashioned board games. >> part of it is sim polici. it is a board, it doesn't take power. >> reporter: where play table excels is getting rid of the part everyone hates. reading the rule book. >> i forgot, i'm stuck over here. >> reporter: when the board tells you where you can move the game goes faster and new players have more fun. >> this is a device where you can sit around a table at 7:00 on a friday night order a pizza and have a good time. >> reporter: in san francisco, jonathan blume abc 7 news. >> necks an extravaganza where
welcome back, everyone. happening today it's your last chance to experience sailing aboard a pair of tall ships as it was done for hundreds of years. the hawaiian chieftain and lady washington will be offering dock tours and sailing adventures begined at 10:00. both sailing ships serve as floating classrooms given people
the chance to look at maritime trade and travel in the 17th and 18th centuries. happening today in san francisco, bring your kids out to golden gate park for the annual egg egg. egg hunts, games, carnival games, food trucks and the cook off tween the police department and fire fighters. tickets are $10. children under the age of 2 are free. the festivities start at 11:00 this morning at robin williams meadow formerly sharon meadow. let's get a final check of our forecast with lisa argen. >> little cloudy to start out. then sun. 69 downtown. 73 in oakland. 6 in napa. 74 in san rafael. 80 in san jose. not a whole lot of cooling for the north and south end of the bay. even inland. tomorrow, easter sunday will be cooler still with breezy conditions by the afternoon. highs in the mid 70s. 60s at the shoreline.
above average monday through wednesday. then clouds increase and rain arrives thursday into friday. possibly even into next saturday. temperatures where they should be. we could see half an inch of rain. that would be nice. still well below average but a lot of folks are enjoying the warm and above average numbers out there. >> a lot of people are probably going to be head hadding up to napa valley and the north bay to enjoy wine tasting on this weekend. a good idea the stay hydrated. >> it's been warm out there. but a little cooler today. >> lisa thank. thanks to you joining us on abc7 mornings. for now he leave you with live look outside show the city of san francisco on this saturday morning. abc7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. until then make it a great day, everybody.
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