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it's saturday, march 2nd. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm chris nguyen. we are waking up to more rain throughout the bay area. let's start at a first look at the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen tracking live doppler 7. >> hey, chris, it's a 2 on our storm impact scale for the morning hours but then will be downgraded to a 1 this afternoon. this morning we've experienced brief downpours. already a half inch to nearly an inch. still some yet to come throughout the next few hours. here's a loop of the last three hours. most of the activity heading to the north and east and to the sacramento valley. scattered showers from clear lake to fairfield, down through
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concord and martinez, back through richmond. san francisco is wet, south city burlingame and up through emeryville. you're going to need the umbrella or give yourself extra time and wait until the afternoon in redwood city and palo alto. santa clara, showers through noon time and you'll notice by 10:00 you're in the low 50s with scattered showers. a few at 2:00, but certainly the second half of the afternoon trending much dryer. can't rule out the showers through the overnight hours. sunday just a 40% chance of showers and then we're dry to start the workweek. more rain to talk about next week. >> lisa, thanks. in san francisco, the video that has shocked the entire sports world and especially the giants fan base. giants ceo larry baer was caught on camera in a physical altercation with his wife yesterday. abc 7 news reporter luz pena explains what the couple is now saying about it. >> reporter: san francisco police are investigating this heated altercation between the giants ceo larry baer and his wife pam.
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>> she was on the ground and he was hovering over her like trying to take something from her. and that's when everybody started like surrounding, what the heck, what's going on. he was like i'm just trying to get my phone, just trying to get my phone. >> reporter: in this video larry baer can be heard asking his wife to stop, while according to witnesses, three bystanders helped pam get up. >> super unsettling for me as a young woman. i'm guessing they were married and it was just kind of like really disturbing. >> reporter: larry baer provided a statement to abc 7 news saying in part i am truly sorry for the pain that i have brought to my wife, children and to the organization. it is not reflective of the kind of person that i aspire to be. his wife, pam, released a separate statement. i would like to clarify the events of today. my husband and i had an argument in public about which we are quite embarrassed. i took his cell phone. he wanted it back and i did not want to give it back. meanwhile giants fans are
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shocked. >> it's a great franchise with a great history. that doesn't look like it represents us at all and i'm really shocked, really shocked by that. especially larry baer who i really have always admired. >> reporter: the mlb also issued a statement saying they're investigating this incident. luz pena, abc 7 news. in the east bay teachers celebrated into the night as a tentative deal was reached with the oakland unified school district potentially ending their strike. jobina fortson has details on the agreement. >> reporter: after a seven-day strike, oakland teachers are claiming victory with a tentative agreement reached with the district. >> our power in the streets prevailed. our love for our students prevailed. >> reporter: so what exactly did the teachers get? in the words of their union, a living wage. an 11% salary increase and 3% bonus at the time of
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ratification. also a decrease in class sizes, more student support, like a reduction in counselor caseloads, keeping schools open, a charter school cap and a retention bonus for substitute teachers. it's a four-year deal. >> strikes are intense and emotional times, but we now know that we need to walk back into our schools, stand shoulder to shoulder and work on behalf of our students. >> reporter: things certainly got intense friday as this news broke. >> just invigorating. what we have to do is stay together for all the other fights because public education is under attack. >> reporter: protesters blocked the school board from a meeting where they were slated to vote on $22 million in cuts that would impact classified workers or non-teaching employees. >> until all workers at oakland unified school district are treated with dignity and respect, that the teachers will stand with us. >> reporter: protesters taunted board members into the night.
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as for the teachers, they're prepping for a saturday membership meeting where they're expected to vote yes on their tentative agreement. >> we are oakland. >> reporting in oakland, jobina fortson, abc 7 news. >> we promised that we would send out a push alert through the abc 7 news app when an agreement was reached and this is what went out just after 2:00 p.m. yesterday. you can customize the app so you can only get push alerts for topics that you're interested in. in contra costa county, 98% of san ramon valley teachers voted in favor of a strike. they have been voting all week after mediation ended. sticking points have been reduced class sizes and teacher pay, similar to the issues raised in oakland. happening now in san francisco, about 120 patients are being transferred from the old california pacific medical center to the new campus on van ness. officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony yesterday. the 274-bed hospital officially opened for patients about an hour ago.
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it will specialize in maternity, pediatric, emergency and cardiac care. more than 100 additional patients will be moved from th california campus tomorrow. nurses, emts and therapists will help with the move. drone view 7 was over guerneville to get a better view of the flooding from the russian river. parts of that city remain under water, even with the floodwaters receding. residents came back to see what's left and to take on the daunting task of cleaning up the muddy mess. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman was there. >> reporter: as the sign reads, "welcome to guerneville" and should add where the russian river has turned paradise into a junk pile. >> i'm amazed what washed in and what i saw floating by. >> people's fences with their address still on it, couple of refrigerators. >> a suitcase full of clothes. you could see a vase of flowers. >> reporter: guerneville, still fresh and drying out from the flood of '19, as they'll some day call it. >> is there anything salvageable here? >> not really. >> reporter: guerneville, a place where water brought and
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now reflects a measure of disaster that has touched everyone around here. >> how much was the insurance? >> $8,000. >> a year? >> yes. >> would you have bought it now? >> yes, in hindsight. >> reporter: though this became more a day for looking forward, assuming they could get the mud out of their way. >> it was definitely shocking. it was more than i was expecting. >> reporter: here is what greeted lisa flint and her husband, jason, when they returned to their farmhand deli. they expected a foot of water. they prepared for four and got a lot more. >> this is it? >> yeah, that's the high water mark. >> that is almost to our chest. >> yeah, it's over our chest. >> reporter: and beyond comprehension, but very real, mud as thick as fudge. the last surprise jason flint expected on this day. >> yeah, yeah, it's my birthday today. yeah. >> reporter: you'll remember this one. >> yeah, for sure. >> reporter: this is just some
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of the trash they pulled out of that place in the first eight hours of work. the good news, jason and lisa had a lot of help today from some very good friends. in guerneville, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. take a look, this landslide in mendocino county is causing problems on a stretch of highway 101. caltrans says the slide is about six miles north of leggitt. traffic is down to one lane in the area. if you're traveling up north you might hit minor delays. be prepared for rain with the abc 7 news app. you can customize the app to get the forecast where you live. it gives you constant access to live doppler 7. you're going to need it this morning. much of northern california getting hit with that rain, lisa. >> that's right. it's been a 2 on our storm impact scale this morning. that will continue through the morning hours. the we'll see less rain this afternoon. but mt. tam right now certainly wet out there, low 50s. low visibility from the peninsula to the south bay. and we'll be looking at just a
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few scattered showers for the rest of the weekend after we get through this. we'll have the timing, amounts and a look at more rain for the week ahead, next. i'm amanda del castillo in millbrae where the community has a message for the d.a. and sheriff's office. that's next. plus a historic lift-off for spacex and nasa. the i woman 1: i had no symptoms of hepatitis c. man 1: mine... ...caused liver damage. vo: epclusa treats all main types of chronic hep c. vo: whatever your type, ask your doctor if epclusa is your kind of cure. woman 2: i had the common type. man 2: mine was rare. vo: epclusa has a 98% overall cure rate. man 3: i just found out about my hepatitis c. woman 3: i knew for years. vo: epclusa is only one pill, once a day, taken with
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the time right now is 8:11. thanks so much for choosing abc 7 news. a live look outside from our san rafael camera on this saturday morning showing you that rain. we'll get a check of the full forecast and when we can expect a break with meteorologist lisa argen coming up. the search for a woman buried in a landslide at ft. funston in san francisco has ended with no sign of the victim. she was walking with her dog and friend eight days ago when the cliff collapsed. her friend and the dog survived but crews could not find scarlet's body, unsure if it's in the sand or washed out in the bay. major new developments in the case of a man tased and killed i deputies in san mateo county. the county district attorney announced the five deputies involved will not face criminal charges. as abc 7 news reporter amanda del castillo reports, it struck
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a strong new reaction from the community. >> reporter: new video out shows the moment a pedestrian traffic violation took a violent turn. chinedu okobi is shown wandering around in the middle of the day. he's recorded in several scuffles with deputies before tasers were deployed. the d.a.'s office says its investigation found the five deputies involved acted in a lawful manner. >> in my mind i found what the deputies did not just complied with california law, it was reasonable conduct under the circumstances. >> reporter: at a friday night community rally, a supporter says the ruling is ridiculous. >> every citizen, every elected official, every civil servant whether in uniform or not should be outraged. >> reporter: his family has long disputed claims by the sheriff's office. his sister reacting to friday's development. >> we're devastated as a family but not surprised. >> reporter: those who knew him claim the problem is rooted in race. >> it makes you feel so unsafe
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when somebody like him can get killed, but i know why. it's the racial profiling that they're doing. >> reporter: the sheriff's office maintains deputies tried to diffuse the situation and reassure him. the video shows him to get on his stomach, tasing him again after he runs away. >> there were so many options to not kill him. none of those seemed to be taken. >> reporter: to view that full 31-minute video visit abc7news.com. i'm amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. mental health experts are now warning parents about the latest internet hoax to resurface. it's called the momo challenge and consists of a creepy woman convincing kids to take their own lives. but the viral challenge is believed to be a hoax, first surfacing in the uk a few years ago. experts say it's designed to tap into parents' fears about protecting their kids, but also targets vulnerable children at risk for suicide. >> it's definitely concerning, and i think that having parents
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that are able to have those conversations, those difficult conversations -- >> for more detailed information on how to protect your children from online hoaxes like this, just go to our website, abc7news.com. happening now, spacex's crew dragon capsule is on its way to the international space station. >> 3, 2, 1, 0, ignition, liftoff. >> the capsule lifted off on a falcon 9 rocket just before midnight. the crew dragon is spacex's first spacecraft designed to carry astronauts into orbit. there aren't any astronauts on board but there is a mannequin named ripley. officials hope to learn lessons to improve safety when two nasa astronauts strap into a dragon as early as july. the capsule is scheduled to dock at the international space station tomorrow to drop off 400 pounds of supplies. it is set to return to earth on friday. this is what it looks like to wipe out while surfing.
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this surfer took this incredible video off the coast of mexico and it freezes so you can see the barrel of the wave right before it swallows jones up. the video was taken in january but didn't take off until jones' friend posted it online. it's part of a virtual reality project the two are working on. 8:16 the time. weatherwise we are off to a rainy start throughout the bay area. meteorologist lisa argen tracking the forecast for us. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris, good morning to you. check out the rainy state of california from north to south, even some thunderstorms offshore. but the activity for us locally will be with us through about midday, and then we'll begin to dry out. we're already seeing that in parts of the north bay. live doppler 7 showing a bit of a break in the action here. it's still a 2 on our storm impact scale and we're still getting some localized flooding up here towards lake county, around lakeport, kelseyville and clear lake. the flood stage is around 9 feet hovering to 10 feet here. elsewhere in the north bay you can see the showers from
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lakeport to middletown and knoxville. as we go further south, some light to moderate showers here. in the east bay from piedmont through berkeley and highway 13, certainly wet. further south, union city, fremont, 880 in newark, it's a soggy start for you. in the south bay it has been raining throughout the morning hours, a bit of a break here. but campbell and saratoga looking at a wet saturday. stanford, palo alto and menlo park. up the peninsula we'll see light showers from san mateo, foster city, san carlos, and in and out of the light showers here in san francisco. in the mountains, it is snow hovering from a rain/snow mix here, 32, 33 degrees with your winter storm warning in effect until 4:00 tomorrow. so the snow levels will rise throughout the afternoon, but we're still expecting 12 to 18 inches of snow, 2 feet above our highest peaks. looking at the localized resorts here picking up at lake level, 5500 feet about 10 inches to 3
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or 4 inches at incline. 2 on our storm impact scale. we've already seen about a half inch to an inch up in the north bay and the totals will continue from the peninsula southward. that will take us through the rest of the afternoon. so we fast forward this into another hour, and you notice the showers are from san francisco south. they'll continue to push to the east. but we're getting the area of low pressure trailing behind it, so we're still going to see the showers throughout the day isolated. then into the evening hours and a portion of your sunday. but as i stop this through 9:00 this morning, this is what we've had already. a half inch to three-quarters of an inch to an inch around ben lomund. so most of the activity will be behind us after the noon hour. it is a soggy look at sfo this morning. 54 in san jose, 51 in santa rosa. look at all the drops here in santa rosa. 50 in napa, f if the in concord and we have fog from the san
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carlos airport over into hayward. a half mile visibility at the coast and a mile at livermore. santa cruz not quite a beach day. we'll be looking at the rain this morning tapering off this afternoon. showers tonight, isolated into sunday. then a stronger storm into late tuesday and wednesday. 58 degrees today in oakland, 60 in palo alto. looking at overnight lows in the 40s and 50s due to the cloud cover. remember, we'll still have a few scattered showers as you wake up into your sunday. so this is late tonight into sunday, and notice how the showers -- well, there's not too many of them. we can't rule them out. as we get to your early morning sunday, about 24 hours from now, you'll notice there's a few out there. a one on our storm impact scale to round out the weekend. the accuweather seven-day forecast features the two this morning, then a 1 this afternoon into sunday. looking at a dry start to the workweek. download our accuweather app and the rain begins on tuesday. the focus shifts south of the bay area but we could still get heavy downpours on this very saturated soil. so that's why we have that 2.
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it tapers off on thursday and then it looks dry by the end of the week. so we should see, you know, the rain beginning to taper off. this is march, but, you know, really no difference now from february to march except we're not going to see that atmospheric river set up next week like it did last week. >> we've got a lot to track on the week ahead. just ahead, star wars fans brace yourselves. we have a first look at what's on the menu at disneyland's what they eat and drink ise is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste like the new pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level. it takes minerals and it drives it deep into the tooth surface so that we can actively help repair weakened enamel.
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welcome back, everyone. some of us have trouble remembering our passwords. thankfully most websites have a way that you can reset them if you forget one. however, that did not go smoothly for an abc 7 news viewer. he got locked out of his account and had to prove to a computer who he really was. 7 on your side's michael finney has the story. >> much of tom fehey's life is locked up in his google account. >> my g-mail account, my storage, apps on my cell phone. >> and so it was a problem when he got locked out of it. >> i was trying to reset my password. >> it happened when he was using two devices to change his password. >> that sent up a red flag. >> he went to google account's recovery page and answered a bunch of security questions. >> what was your favorite mission to the moon, and i'd say [ bleep ] because that was the answer. >> but google kept doubting it really was tom, saying we were
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unable to verify you own the account. >> what else do i need to prove to you? i answered all the questions right. >> he tried to explain but he wasn't dealing with an actual person. >> it was a computer, talking to a computer. >> trying to reason with a computer was terribly frustrating. >> it became a game to me. it's like really? you're not going to allow me to access my own e-mail account? >> it kept sending authentication codes and they didn't work. >> anger and madness. i'm not going to let the computer win. it's me. >> he contacted 7 on your side and we contacted google. a real human e-mailed back saying google is just trying to stop hackers, telling us we know how frustrating it can be when someone isn't able to access their e-mail, photos or other information in their accounts. we've built tools to make account recovery as efficient as possible, while also ensuring users' data stays safe and secure. and it did unlock tom's account. >> a problem that took three
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weeks of me not getting anywhere could be solved in less than four hours. i said that is so incredible. so thank you so much, you guys. >> google says account recovery is a common way for hackers to hijack e-mail accounts, so google is trying to make it easier for users but much harder for hackers to take over your account. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. cash or credit. that question is on the way out. another bay area company, blue bottle coffee, is going cashless. it's a month-long experiment starting march 11th to try to speed up purchases at a dozen locations across the country. blue bottle, which is headquartered in oakland, has about 18 locations in the bay area as well as stores around the world. 8:25 is our time. we have new details involving disneyland's newest attraction. we're getting a sneak peek at what's on the menu at star war's galaxy's edge. the cantina will be the first place at disneyland to serve alcohol to the general public. you'll find unique food at five different restaurants that
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reflect the feel of star war's galaxy's edge. the new land is an adventure through the grungy planet batu where guests can build their own droids and light sabres. there's also a massive millennium falcon. the new attraction is expected to open this summer. disney is the parent company of abc 7. still to come on "abc 7 mornings," a heart-breaking story this family told only to abc 7 news. a description of both love and loss. plus, more rain is falling in the bay area this morning. a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera showing you that cloud cover out there, the fog and just how slick the roads are as the rain continues to fall here in san francisco. we'll get a check of lisa argen's full accuweather forecast to help you plan your day when we return. what patients don't realize is what they eat and drink is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste like the new pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level. it takes minerals and it drives it
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thanks for waking up with us, i'm chris nguyen. we're starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live. >> hey, chris, it's a soggy one. we have a 2 on our storm impact scale for this morning and showers will become more scattered and isolated through the rest of your day. already we've seen anywhere from a half inch to an inch. it has been breezy, visibility is reduced. as you see the loop of the past three hours, a lot of this is pushing into the sacramento valley, but still wet from clear lake to lakeport. scattered showers as we take you down through martinez, oakland and 80, the richmond-san rafael
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bridge, the bay bridge, sausalito. san francisco some light showers from daly city to south city and it's wet from san leandro, san lorenzo, 880 and hayward. in the south bay and the peninsula from palo alto to sunnyvale, no break there yet. it is in the 50s out there, so warmer but foggier as well. by the 10:00 hour, scattered showers, mid-50s. but you'll be able to get out and perhaps dodge a few showers with a slightly drier conditions by the afternoon. it will be a 1 on our storm impact scale. 57 in fremont. by tonight we still have a few showers headed your way, but it's next week we need to talk about in a few minutes. chris. >> lisa, thank you. if you're headed up to the sierra, chains are required on both highway 50 and interstate 80. you can see the roads are slick on 80 this morning. drivers are urged to check chain control locations as caltrans works to update requirements throughout the weekend. now to updates on the flooding in the north bay.
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all evacuation orders have been lifted along the russian river. pg&e says it has now restored the power to basically everyone who lost service during the storms this week. two school districts in sonoma county hope to reopen on monday. they have been closed this week because of flooding after the russian river overflowed. the guerneville school district won't be able to reopen just yet. abc 7 news anchor eric thomas gives us a look at what it will take to figure out just how bad this flooding was. >> reporter: a simple message from sonoma county sheriff mark essick now that people are returning home. watch out for potential hazards like nails and debris. strangers are advised to stay out. this is no time for tourism. >> please do not come to the flooded-out areas unless you absolutely have to. please be respectful that many of our friends, family and business owners are going through a very difficult time in the cleanup. >> reporter: 25 deputies are patrolling the guerneville area to keep people safe. meantime the first of 30 teams of damage assessment officers are moving in to check out the
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status of 2600 homes. >> they're there to determine if the facility, like a house or a business, is safe to be re-entered. this is where you'll see the famous green, yellow and red tags. >> reporter: he says inspectors will spend the weekend doing that. and it wasn't just guerneville. in sebastopol the shopping mall was flooded. business owners were able to get in and clean up and figure out how soon they can reopen. >> there's a water line about four feet high in there. everything is pretty destroyed, pretty damaged. >> reporter: county officials are well aware another storm system is bearing down on the region, but they're hoping it won't be a repeat. >> we do not expect to see the river rise as a result of that. we do not expect to see it come back out of its banks. >> reporter: fingers crossed on that. even if additional rain doesn't cause more flooding on the russian river, it will make recovery efforts more complicated and more difficult. in sebastopol, eric thomas, abc 7 news.
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a reminder that you can always check the weather conditions where you live on the abc 7 news app. just click the blue live bar at the top. you can also enable push alerts to get weather and news updates sent directly to your mobile device. we're hearing from the family at the center of a tragic collision. early thursday morning three siblings were killed when their car collided with a big rig illegally parked on the shoulder of westbound interstate 80 near the bay bridge toll plaza. a fourth sibling is fighting for his life. his mother and brother spoke only to abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow. >> reporter: the villareal family never imagined they'd be mourning three of nine siblings killed early thursday morning. eli was the funny one, sara the kind-hearted one and eva the brilliant one. >> she had so many plans of what she wanted to do in the future. >> reporter: their future cut short as they drove in the middle of the night to see their father who was hospitalized with stage four colon cancer. >> we were getting ready to mourn my husband, to grieve my husband. they were there that very last
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day. they hugged me and they kissed me. they were trying not to say good-bye to my husband, but i didn't know what they were doing and we were saying good-bye to each other. >> reporter: the california highway patrol says slick roads and speed may have caused their car to swerve. it collided with the back of a big rig parked illegally on the shoulder of i-80 westbound. brother dan drove to the scene when his siblings' phone was pinging. a chp officer was already there. >> he said three of the passengers didn't make it and one of them is critically injured and is fighting for his life in the hospital. >> reporter: the chp says the driver had pulled over to sleep. officers cited the driver, who was not injured. >> that truck was in the wrong place. it was in the wrong place. >> reporter: road transportation llc out of oregon owns the big rig. the company said they have no comment and asked abc 7 news to contact their attorney in san francisco. he has not responded to us.
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>> maybe it would have been a different story. maybe i would have had my siblings or at least some of them still. i don't know. only god knows. >> reporter: meantime sibling aaron is fighting for his life at highland hospital. he was the only one in the car that survived the crash. he's been in and out of surgery. his father remains hospitalized in san francisco. the family has set up a go fund me account to help with expenses. we've put a link on our website, abc7news.com. in the newsroom, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. a bay area couple was relieved to get a call from san francisco police telling them that their stolen flute was recovered. in mid-february a san francisco man returned to his parked car to discover it was left unlocked and his wife's $15,000 flute stolen. officers observed 33-year-old transient shawn gagnon the following day with the flute and were able to reunite it with its rightful owner. oakland mayor libby schaaf and warrior star steph curry are calling on high school seniors
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to apply for financial aid for college. >> if you're even thinking about going to college, fill out this form, right? >> very important. so if you or anybody you know, a parent who has a student that's applying to college, make sure they fill out their fafsa forms by march 2nd. very important for you to get access to the resources at hand. it's a great opportunity for you to pursue bigger and better things for your future. >> today is the deadline to apply for fafsa, the free application for federal student aid. it's an important first step for students to qualify for money to pay for college and career training programs. the application is free. six flags discovery kingdom is looking to hire hundreds of positions for the upcoming spring season. the park wants to fill 400 positions. those jobs include retail, food and guest services, performers, security, and ride operators. interested applicants should apply online first, then attend today's hiring fair. the event starts at 10:00 this morning at the courtyard marriott on fairgrounds drive in vallejo.
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the time is 8:36. still ahead on "abc 7 mornings," the effort under way to find new solutions to the shortage of affordable housing in silicon valley. first, as we head to break, a live look from our richmond-san rafael bridge camera. how long will the rain last? lisa has your full forecast in a few minutes. what if you had fewer headaches and migraines a month?
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the time right now, 8:40. if you're just joining us, the rain has certainly been top of mind for many of us here in the bay area. this is a live look at the bay bridge from our south beach camera. i don't know about you, but i'd really like to see some sun. so when can we expect it? lisa lets us know coming up in just a little bit. first, happening today it will feel a bit like spring in san francisco, kind of. tulips will be available for free in london square. more than 100,000 tulips will be on display today for american tulip day. anyone who attends can pick their own bouquet and take them home free of charge. the pop-up tulip garden is open from 1:00 to 4:30 this afternoon. lisa, you've been keeping an eye on the forecast for us and that free giveaway happening in the afternoon. will we need our umbrellas in
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san francisco? >> you might, but we are looking at the most concentrated rain, the downpours this morning, and they're beginning to taper off in parts of the north bay. 27-minute delays here at sfo. you can see all the wet weather where the temperatures are in the low 50s. so it's a 2 on our storm impact scale for this morning. still looking at a trough trailing behind the system to keep the showers going, but not a lot. we'll talk about the timing and how much and talk about another big system next week, but the focus may surprise you. that's next with my accuweather seven-day forecast. >> thanks, lisa. also next, the sharks return to s.a.p. center taking advantage of their home ice against the avalanche. oh! oh! oh! ♪ ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar and reached an a1c of less than seven and maintained it. oh! under seven? and you may lose weight. in the same one-year study, adults lost on average up to 12 pounds. oh! up to 12 pounds?
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welcome back, everyone. the bay bridge toll plaza showing you the commute as drivers make their way in from san francisco on this saturday -- or into san francisco on this saturday morning. despite the rain, it's not a bad time to make that drive right now. lisa returns to give us the full accuweather report coming up in just a little bit. in sports the warriors wrap up their four-game road trip in philadelphia in what could be an nba finals preview. the dubs battled the 76ers at wells fargo center. you can watch it only on abc 7 at 5:00 p.m. the sharks kicked off a four-game home stand against the colorado avalanche last night. anthony flores has the highlights in this morning's sports. good morning, everyone. well, the newest member of team teal making his debut at the shark tank. gustav nyquist playing in his
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first home game in san jose since being traded from detroit on sunday. the sharks taking on the avs. the minions in the house. marcus sorenson who missed the last two games with an injury gets his 12th goal of the season. it is 1-0 sharks. second period now, check out timo meyer. the shot fools the goalie and that makes it 2-0 sharks. now, the avs cut the lead in half. before the end of the period, sorenson is there, that's his 13th of the season. 3-1 sharks. now to the third, it's 3-2. kevin lebank with the fake but he finds the captain for his 36th goal of the year and the sharks win it 4-3. while the warriors don't have to face philly's big man in the middle when they take on the sixers. joel embiid is out for tonight's game in philadelphia with a sore knee. the warriors are in the city of brotherly love after being swept in the sunshine state. they lost in a buzzer-beater on
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wednesday and then ran out of gas against orlando on thursday. they did rest some players, including kevin durant. hey, boogie, are you guys worried after losing back-to-back games? >> no. no. no, not at all. >> always just be yourself, don't make it too complicated. we've got plenty of talent to win ball games with guys out. >> right now we're capable of understanding how to deal with failure, deal with losses, not get defeated. we play our type of game, we should win. we've just got to get there. spring training, the giants taking on the reds. fifth inning, cameron rupp goes the opposite way. two runs score on the double and the giants take a 3-2 lead. now we move to the bottom of the 8th tied at three. chris shaw unloads, unties the score with a two-run bomb. giants win it 5-3. buster posey goes 1 for 2 in his spring training debut. the a's taking on the rockies.
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fourth inning matt olson with a base hit. that plates a pair of runs and oakland takes a 2-0 lead. same inning now, chad pender at the dish comes through with a double down the line. two more runs score. just like that oakland leads 4-0. second baseman goes 2 to 3 with two rbis, both coming off of this swing, a two-run shot in the sixth. his first of spring training. the a's win it, 6-3. that's a look at your morning sports. i'm anthony flores, have a great weekend. turning to weather now and the always-important accuweather forecast with our meteorologist, lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hey, chris, good morning to you. well, we are still in the thick of this system. the rain started around midnight for some of you so it's been raining for six or eight hours. we have picked up anywhere from about a third of an inch with thunderstorms in the livermore valley to over an inch in parts of the north bay and santa cruz mountains. as we look at the san mateo
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bridge right now, it is soggy out there. more rain for the peninsula and the south bay through about noon time. so with most of the rain accumulating overnight, we are looking at more amounts, lesser amounts as we go through the rest of the day. so here's what it looks like as we go through the north bay. only a tenth or so right on through the rest of the day and maybe 0.2 down through the santa cruz mountains. so we'll continue to see more rain, but after the 12:00 hour, it gets drier and more isolated showers will be in the forecast. santa cruz right now looks kind of bleak there with the clouds and more morning rain showers. here's a look at live doppler 7 where the rain is scattering out of the north bay but still pockets from san francisco to vacaville and san ramon. we still have a flood warning up towards lake county, where our friends in kelseyville and lakeport dealing with a little flooding here through tuesday, as you've had more rain and you're hovering around 10 feet
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here. so above flood stage. so watch that. we're also watching for less shower activity here throughout the rest of the weekend. so you still have it from upper lake to lakeport and wilbur springs. but it will become more widely scattered. as we go through the east bay from orinda to piedmont, highway 24, some light showers. richmond, the richmond-san rafael bridge, but more heavy rain as you get towards union city, niles road and paseo padre parkway. down towards fremont, some pretty good pockets of rain. into the south bay, it's been a rainy morning, in through saratoga and los gatos. on the peninsula it's lighter but it's there, it's damp. the fields are wet if you have baseball or any type of outdoor activity, it's probably a no-go today. 280 on the peninsula is wet. then through the north bay, southern marin, tiburon and a bit of wet weather down through 280. winter storm warning through 4:00 tomorrow. the snow levels going up a bit.
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it is about 32, 33 degrees so 12 to 18 inches of snow at 5500 feet and then up to 2 feet above that. we're looking at the local resorts picking up nearly a foot, 9 inches southlake. it's a 2 on our storm impact scale for the rest of the morning hours. by the afternoon, just scattered showers, a 1 on our storm impact scale. this is the way it's going to play out. this forecast model shows at 9:00 this morning still some rain from san francisco south into the east bay. 2:00 scattered showers cloverdale, santa rosa, but they move out quickly. then by the evening hours we're basically dry and isolated showers picking up tomorrow morning. the scattered showers continue. it will be a 1 on our storm impact scale, but a few peeks of sun for your sunday afternoon. we'll do better than that on monday with more sun. as we look outside, it is gray in emeryville, 54 in san jose. from our roof camera, gray, light rain, 50 santa rosa. the fog is with us as well.
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2.5 mile visibility sfo, and hayward just over two miles. 58 today palo alto and oakland, 56 in vallejo. we'll be looking at more rain coming our way on tuesday. it's a 1 on our storm impact scale, but by wednesday with the saturated ground and a few heavy downpours, we've got a 2 on our storm impact scale so stay tuned. this is next week. so this weekend we're featuring the heaviest rain or more concentrated rain right now a 2 on our storm impact scale. scattered showers sunday. you notice the rain heads our way but the focus in central and southern california for another atmospheric river that we're going to miss. >> lisa, thank you. abc 7 news is dedicated to building a better bay area. one of the biggest challenges facing our communities is housing affordability. in silicon valley, worry is growing that the lack of affordable housing could make it more difficult to retain or recruit workers, so new ideas have surfaced to try to speed up housing development. abc 7 news reporter david louie
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looks at some of those ideas. >> reporter: as housing prices soar out of reach for many, brainstorming sessions like this continue to try to make affordable housing a reality. the silicon valley leadership group brought together elected officials and developers. state senator scott weiner of san francisco has reintroduced legislation in sacramento he believes will boost affordable housing projects like the ones you see under construction near public transit stations like b.a.r.t. >> near a high frequency bus stop or ferry station or a job center, you can't limit density. you just can't basically prohibit those forms of housing. >> reporter: there are discussions with the building trades unions to develop a lower pay scale for construction of affordable housing projects which might be an incentive for developers. doug mcdonnell is the chief operating officer of summer hill housing. >> certainly having some idea on labor costs and how that will impact future projects is important to us. >> reporter: there's one problem not easily addressed, building
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consensus in many smaller cities for affordable housing. >> the biggest way to do it is to rally the community so they feel engaged and part of the conversation earlier rather than at the end when they start to see shovels breaking ground. >> reporter: in cupertino, a civil suit to oppose the use of a state law that allows fast tracking of an affordable housing project at vallco is still pending. the case won't go before a judge until august. even laws meant to streamline approval of affordable housing can lead to delays. david louie, abc 7 news. next, rock the casa is back where you can hear abc 7 news anchor dan ashley sing. plus, one of the original diva
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heaviest rain is over you. you will still see scattered showers. taking you further down towards richmond and berkeley, it's wet for you over in walnut creek and here around union city and niles boulevard looking at a wet start. some moderate showers. and in the south bay, no let-up here. san jose and cupertino, but more scattered showers from the peninsula, san francisco and some light rain through palo alto and menlo park. the accuweather seven-day forecast, by the afternoon it's a 1 on our storm impact scale that continues into monday. a break for most of the day on sunday. monday we're dry. tuesday light showers. wednesday a little heavier, and that's because our ground is so saturated. we are not going to see inches and inches of rain like we did last week. >> good to know. lisa, thank you. thanks to you for joining us on "abc 7 mornings." i'm chris nguyen along with lisa argen. a big day of sports. at 10:00 a.m. live coverage frft
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nfl scouting combine. abc 7 news returns at 4:30 this afternoon. at 5:00 p.m. nba saturday primetime begins with nba countdown. then the warriors battle the 76ers at wells fargo center in philadelphia. tipoff is at 5:30 followed by toyota after the game at 8:00 p.m. with larry beil, and adonal foyle in studio with mindi bach live in philly with player interviews and postgame reaction. stay connected online on twitter, facebook and instagram. thanks again for choosing abc 7 news. make it a great what patients don't realize is what they eat and drink is likely acidic and then what's happening is the weakening of enamel. now is the perfect time for a toothpaste like the new pronamel repair. this toothpaste takes it to the next level. it takes minerals and it drives it deep into the tooth surface so that we can actively help repair weakened enamel. i do think dentists are going to want to recommend the new
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