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♪ oh! oh! oh! ozempic®! ♪ ask your healthcare provider if ozempic® is right for you. > grng. it is saturday, march 23rd. i'm kate larson in for chris nguyen this morning. we're going to start with weather with meteorologist lisa argen who's keeping track of our rain, which hopefully turns into a little sunshine. >> yes, you got it. the rain is ending this morning. here's live doppler 7. it's a 1 on our storm impact scale. the rain continues right now in the east bay and the south bay, but it is decreasing throughout the morning hours. couple hundredths to maybe a tenth left of this system. quickly moving out of town. as we go in closer pi millipepitas and san jose, there very light returns. heavier returns over the higher elevations and also 880,
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lakeview boulevard, scots creek road and also to the north. it's wet from 580 from dublin canyon road out towards 680 in johnson drive. up towards the san pablo bay, cordelia and martinez, it's a wet saturday morning. 56 in oakland with 63 in hayward. that's correct. we're looking at the milder start with the clouds. the rain ends. it will be out of here by 9:00, 10:00. looking at sunny skies, partly cloudy, upper 50s, low 60s. a clear night tonight. the bfog will be returning. one more dry day before, yes, monday morning rain. kate. >> lisa, thank you. you can check the weather conditions where you live with live doppler 7 on our website and abc 7 news app. just click the blue live bar at the top of the app. stunning new information this morning about san francisco public dernd jeff adachi. we know that a lethal combination of cocaine, alcohol and a bad heart killed him.
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dan noyes dug into the newly released autopsy and toxicology reports. >> reporter: one month ago on a friday night, paramedics found san francisco public defender jeff adachi unresponsive on the floor of this telegraph hill apartment. they shocked him and got a pulse for a few seconds before it was lost. he was transferred to california pacific medical center where a doctor pronounced him dead. a woman listed as catalina told investigators she spent the day with adachi at some point, had some cannabis edibles, a glass or two of champagne with dinner in her words and that he ate mach pain, so they went back to that apartment. witnesses told paramedics and fire department personnel that the subject had been acting strange and unlike himself and grinding his teeth before collapsing. catalina called 911 and adachi friend, susie kertz, using his phone. i said what's wrong with jeff? she said, he said he had stomach pansz and heartburn.
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she said but he's not doing well now, can you please hurry and come here. >> reporter: kertz is a realtor who let adachi use that apartment for two days. the autopsy concluded the cause of death is acute mixed drug toxicity with cocaine and ethanol, with hypertensive arthrosclerotic cardiovascular disease as a contributor. at some point most likely during the dinner his heart could no longer sustain the stress and became ischemic with death later. the syringes found at the scene were consistent with medical therapy. his death has been ruled an accident. we reached out to the new public defender, manu raju. his office said he would have no comment out of respect for the family. he leaves behind a wife and daughter. for the i-team, danos, abc 7 news. > developingew after nearly two years special counsel robert mueller has completed his investigation into russia meddling in the 2016 election. abc 7 news reporter mona kosar t
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>> reporter: right n special mu anticipated report is handof attorney general the 22-month investigation has produced 37 indictments and guilty pleas from seven individuals, including members of president trump's inner circle. barr tells congress he is, quote, committed to as much transparency as possible. he pledged to consult with mueller, who he has known for decades, to determine what other information from the report can be released to congress and the public. but democrats are demanding barr release the full report to the american people. >> it's imperative for mr. barr to make the full report public and provide its underlying documentation and findings to congress. >> reporter: the final decision is up to barr. >> it's in the hands of the attorney general to decide whether, a, it's in the public interest and then, b, are there any legal hurdles to overcome here. >> reporter: president trump
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also has the power to authorize the release of the report, including classified information. just this week he said he's on board to do that. >> i don't mind. i mean frankly i told the house if you want let them see it. let it come out. let people see it. >> reporter: the contents of the report so guarded even the president is in the dark. >> it's going to be very interesting, but we'll see what happens. there was no collusion. >> reporter: the justice department says mueller is not recommending any more indictments. on capitol hill, senate democrats already calling for both mueller and barr to testify in front of congress. as for the president, he says he's glad the investigation is over. mona kosar adbi, abc news, washington. happening today, democratic presidential candidate senator bernie sanders will visit the islamic center of southern california. he will join interfaith leaders in los angeles to discuss and reflect on the new zealand shooting and the need to come together to address gun violence in america. senator sanders will be here in san francisco tomorrow for a
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rally.:00. in the south bay there's growing concern after someone shot at a car in san jose's willow glen neighborhood. it happened near west alma avenue and belmont way. amanda del castillo has the details. >> reporter: the drive from this texaco just before minnesota avenue to a willow glen home shouldn't take more than a few minutes. moments that turned dangerous thursday afternoon. >> as soon as it hit the car, it was very loud, obvious that we had been hit by something. >> reporter: he was behind the wheel, his girlfriend in the passenger seat when the acura mdx was hit. whatever struck the vehicle left this bullet hole behind. >> it could have been a pelt gun. some people said a small firearm. so it's not fun to think about that. >> my husband thought maybe it was a .22 caliber bullet. >> reporter: teresa didn't want to go on camera, but after seeing the damage done to her son's car, she fears for the
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safety of others. located along the same stretch of road are homes, businesses and a brand new preschool. >> so imagine all the parents picking kids up with their windows rolled down on a hot day and that happening. >> reporter: ryan la fountain wants the person responsible caught. until then he's counting his blessings. >> i'm just happy that it didn't actually go through one of the windows. so very close. it was a few inches off. i'm just fortunate for that much. >> reporter: la fountain has filed a police department. the san jose police department says it has not received any other calls regarding similar incidents in that area. in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. pinterest is on its way to an ipo. the san francisco startup is joining the wave of tech companies going public this year. as luz pena reports, the company is banking on this being the right time to do it. >> reporter: pinterest has over 200 million monthly active users. lauren and paul are definitely part of that group.
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>> show me your board. >> oh, no. >> do it. don't be ashamed. >> mine are so disorganized. >> paul got a bit competitive and talked about his dream house. of course he has a board for it. >> i like to group things like kitchens. that's a cool kitchen ook and then a bathroom. the bathroom, it's all about that. >> reporter: lauren has over 100 of these boards. >> so like personal boards, i have like 50. and then for my wedding planning business, each client of mine has their own board and then we make our own boards as well for them. so hundreds. >> reporter: after almost a decade, pinterest has filed to ipo with a valuation of $12.3 billion. this expert says it was the right time. >> the market and the u.s. economy for the first semester is on safe ground. what's going to happen in the second semester, we don't know. >> reporter: pinterest posted revenue over $700 million at the end of 2018, but it also lost
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$63 million. >> the impact is not instant because most of it cannot sell during the so-called lockout period, which is typically six months. >> reporter: we couldn't stay behind so we built our own board. other startups expected to ipo are lyft, uber and airbnb. for now, let's pin this. in san francisco, luz pena, abc 7 news. >> very cool, luz. all right, lisa, should we pin this forecast or ditch it for another one? >> well, you're really going to have to pay close attention because things are changing quickly. this rain system, the storm is moving out of town, sunshine replacing it. there's a look at the full moon. that's why i couldn't sleep, right, kate? the full moon. the exploratorium camera, where we're in the low to mid-50s. we're looking at a dry weekend, would you believe it, after that pounding rain you heard overnight? i'll explain, next. e actionak by governor
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in the north bay governor newsom has declared a state of emergency because of the increased risk of wildfire. now, the governor says the state can't wait until a fire starts to start deploying emergency resources. ashetonews reporter wayne i sayt, act gavin newsom afte
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touring middletown in lake county where people can turn anywhere and find remnants of the valley fire. 60% of the land of this county has burned since 2015. supervisor mike simon. >> we asked that he come back and pay attention to what we're going through in lake county and today he proved he's a man of his word and followed through on that. >> reporter: when the governor did return he brought a proclamation of emergency. he has ordered fire prevention measures statewide. they bypass bureaucracy and wave environmental rules that would slow down the process. >> some of these projects quite literally not figuratively could take two years to get done, or we could get them done in the next two months. >> reporter: the executive order will speed tree clearing and forest management in 35 areas in and around some 2.2 million homes in communities bordering wildlands. the bay area will have four of the projects totaling about 3,000 acres in the east bay, peninsula and santa clara
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county. the largest is the north orinda fuel break. cal fire says it will protect 62,000 people from bke throh easa hl wnut crk. looks centered along bear creek road. crews will clear brush and clear existing fire trails to slow the spread of any big fire and make it easier for residents to evacuate. in san mateo county, the kings mountain roadside project will clear trees infected with sudden oak death syndrome. cal fire will protect homes in highway 35 in the woodside area. the el granada quarry park area is filled with eucalyptus. threatening hundreds of homes. in the south bay, the highway 17 fuel break will clear flammable brush and protect the towns of saratoga, los gatos, and scots valley. >> of the 35, every one is seen
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as equally important and we'll take action on every single one of them immediately. >> 2017 was the worst fire season in california's history until 2018. we can't allow 2019 to maintain that status. we've got to do more. we've got to be better. i get it. and what we're trying to do today is tell you we want to get it done. >> reporter: when cal fire says they want to begin this work immediately, they mean as soon as monday. they hope to have it finished within two months. in sonoma county, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. we are getting a new in-depth look inside chase center in san francisco. the soon-to-be home of the golden state warriors. cornell bernard tagged along with draymond green who saw his reporter: we needed a hard hat and safety vest to venture into the new $1.8 billion chase center still under construction. warriors president rick weltz and player draymond green led the way.
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draymond seemed blown away. acle ana had more seats, for re 19,500, but chase will have something even bigger for the fans. >> they will have a scoreboard that's ten times as big as the one at oracle with a lot more information. >> reporter: it doesn't look like much now but this is where the players locker room will be. draymond called dibs on his locker location. smart man. >> right here, corner. it's going to be good. >> reporter: draymond also revealed who the dubs first opponent will be in the fall. >> october 5th at 5:30 we'll be taking on the lakers in the first preseason game at chase center. and it will be the start of some great things. we're all excited to move over into the new building. ewhaeror the team, t leaving oracle championships will be bittersweet. >> we've been saying all along
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we're leaving a building, we're not leaving a city. >> reporter: the inaugural event will be september 6th. i'm cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> very cool, can't wait to see it. meteorologist lisa argen is here tracking our weather. we've got a little bit of drizzle out there, lisa. >> that's right, kate. the heaviest rain while you were sleeping. here's live doppler 7 where it quickly is moving into the sacramento valley, the san joaquin valley. we do still have showers, though, from fremont to the south bay, also into milpitas. look at south sunset avenue, 680. a little shower activity, but quickly sliding to the east out of 880 there. 680 is wet, though, london drive. and to the north over into the east bay, certainly the wet weather if you're headed out from blackhawk road around alamo, 680 in danville, and walnut creek. and as you head out towards ath
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quickly and we'll be looking at sunshine replacing the wet start to your weekend. it is snowing. temperatures in the low 30s in the the sierra nevada. we're still looking at rough weather there with a winter weather advisory until 5:00. 2 to 4 inches of additional snow. another week left of march and it looks more wet than dry. at san rafael, it's dry now. morning showers, sunny in the afternoon. a few clouds, dry with more clouds on sunday. the rain stays offshore for the bulk of the day. late in the evening the rain moves in just in time for your monday morning commute. let's show you the rest of the day. check it out, this is about 1:00. a few clouds around. overall, though, we've got sunshine, it's dry throughout the evening hours, some fog. clouds increasing 10:00 tomorrow morning. it's sunny, partly sunny, and then clouds will continue throughout the day. 8:30 at night sunday night we've got rain knocking on our door. by 6:00 monday morning, yes,
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it's going to be a rough commute. so we'll talk about today in detail. upper 50s in some spots, low 60s. sunshine on the way. partly cloudy skies at times. 62 in concord, 63 in santa rosa. these are average highs for this time of year, so despite the heavier rain last night, today shaping up to be a pretty good day. in the south bay 63 there, 63 in fremont. this is monday morning, 6:00. the rain pushes through throughout the day. we're done monday night. check out what happens on tuesday evening. rain moves in and then by wednesday this is 6:00 in the morning, another wet commute. it pushes on out. by the wt to late wednesday and thursday, yes, that's history. so let's talk about monday's rain totals throughout the evening. anywhere from a 10th of an inch to a third of an inch in san mateo. some areas could pick up 0.4 or a half inch. today we are waking up to drizzly conditions and light
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rain. tomorrow with the partly to mostly cloudy skies throughout the afternoon, the morning will be the sunnier part of the day in oakland for the marathon with numbers in the mid-40s. so great running weather. by 9:00, peeks of sun and 50 degrees. a lingering shower this morning, partly cloudy skies. increasing clouds for sunday. download the accuweather app. it's going to be rainy for your monday morning commute. track live doppler 7. tuesday is a break until tuesday night. then wednesday morning it's going to be rainy and then it is out of here by thursday. so it's on and it's off again. so it won't be a total washout, you just have to really have the app handy and time perhaps the dog walk and the run and be careful with the heavier commute times. >> i am running out of things to do with my toddler inside with all of this rain. i think a lot of families are ready for some sunshine. >> definitely. >> thanks, lisa. just ahead, baseball is back and headed to the bay area. that means my favorite part of the game, fun new food options. we give you a preview, next.
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ava pilgrim and dan join us from new york to tell us what's coming up on "good morning america." good morning. coming up on gma, almost two years in the making, robert mueller handing in his report. the calls now from both sides for the special counsel's findings to be released. the reactions pouring in this morning. plus, the ruthless houston chemical fire reigniting after
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blazing for days. the fears over air quality and the struggle to contain the flames. and finally, we're in the midst of march madness. the incredible buzzer beaters and upsets and stars on the court. that's all coming up on gma. and that was whit johnson. you can catch him and the entire gma gang at 7:00. the bay bridge series begins on sunday at the oakland coliseum before shifting to oracle park on monday and tuesday. this year both the a's and the giants are focusing on the fan experience at their ballparks. >> i'm buster posey. subscribe to my youtube channel. >> yo, it's not your channel. >> but it's kind of my channel. >> it's kind of his channel. the giants are going digital. these are clips from the team's new youtube channel that will feature behind-the-scenes videos. and forget paper tickets. the team will roll out new airport-style mobile phone tickets. bobbleheads, don't worry, they're back. look for a "game of thrones" bobblehead plus a batman and "top gun" day.
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they will have a 44 patch on their uniforms this year in honor of willie mccovey. across the bay, the a's are upgrading the coliseum. check out these luxury seat. there's a frances ford copola theater area with television sets, premium seating and copola wine. the stadium will also have a new self-checkout at beer and wine sections. and then there are new food offerings, including a true fan favorite. >> back in 2017, the a's had a contest called oakland foodies and asked the fans to suggest their favorite food items. two fans had the winning entry and it was for spam musabi. so spam wrapped up like a sushi roll. we're looking forward to have more fan contests. >> so launch test kitchen is our new concept featured in the plaza area. this will feature a selection of rotating chefs. our first chef that's being featured is chef tonya holland of brown sugar kitchen.
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>> to bring some soul food, whether it's fried chicken, whether it's her pecan bars or her mac and cheese. >> these are our new party pops program. so this is a full-size tricycle that will be roving the concourses and offering adult popsicles. these are alcohol-infused frozen drinks. >> i'm still a fan of the good old carnation malt. that all looks so good. still to come on "abc 7 mornings" the wet winter caused some major erosion along our coast. a popular area in half moon bay has seen twice the normal rate. what engineers are doing to try an slow down any further erosion. also, today is, you guessed it, national puppy day. but as you can see, we got an early start. a whole lot of cuteness, and how you can help find a puppy a forever home.
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good morning. it is just about 6:30 on this saturday morning and we are going to start this half hour with a look at weather. meteorologist lisa argen is going to let you know what you have in store this weekend. lisa. >> hey there, kate, good morning to you. you probably heard the pounding rain last night but it is all just about out of here. we're going to drop this storm impact scale momentarily, but we
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still have slick roadways and there still is rain in the east bay. there are trace amounts that you'll have throughout the next couple of hours, but the perspective shows how quickly this is moving into the sacramento valley. a closer inspection in the hills of the east bay, you can see the wet weather around sunol and 680. as we take you into 580 near portola avenue and dublin boulevard, some light rain, mist and drizzle towards livermore. also around lafayette, highway 24, the rain has ended there. danville boulevard still certainly wet. highway 4 towards pittsburg, it is raining. a look outside, not raining here in san francisco, 52 degrees. it's 53 in mountain view, half moon bay 72. this is a look at santa cruz where it is going to be a cloudy start and then some sun in the afternoon. vacaville low 50s. 54 in concord. so 10:00 we are all looking at dry conditions. the clouds hanging on to the peninsula, the south bay, but through the afternoon it's partly cloudy, low to mid-60s. temperatures average for this time of year.
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tonight some fog will move in and we'll talk about more rain as soon as tomorrow night. kate. >> thanks, lisa. well, spring is of course here, but it's hard to forget our wet winter which contributed to some major erosion along our coast. one particular area, poplar beach in half moon bay has seen two times the rate of erosion. lyanne melendez went there to find out why. >> reporter: people in half moon bay have long made the coastline a favorite place to unwind, but this slice of heaven is in jeopardy as the erosion here threatens the local coastline. >> there's been times where we couldn't even get down this way because it's eroded. they have done maintenance work over the years, but i'm worried it will be gone completely before we know it. >> reporter: the erosion here is happening at a much faster rate than anticipated. >> so there's the impact from the ocean behind us, there's storm water runoff from the surface. >> reporter: the winds this year and the previous two years have also accelerated the erosion.
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the city is now installing safety fencing along the bluff at five locations. >> the city is concerned with the safety of the general public. >> reporter: another reason for putting up the fencing is to slow down any further erosion. >> you know some warning signs could be helpful, if that's afordable, to say please avoid contact with the cliffs, beware at your own risk. it is really your own risk if you go out there. >> reporter: the city has some signs up and will add more. >> i'm living in cape cod right now so it's something that communities on the coast are talking about a lot and trying to develop resiliency plans. >> reporter: a more permanent fix such as boulders is not economically practical. >> the funding required to armor all of it would be beyond anything that any jurisdiction can come up with. >> reporter: regardless, mother nature will always have the upper hand. >> so we do want to protect not only the bay, but the families
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who live here. it's a beautiful place. >> reporter: a great view, even though for the time being we may have to admire its beauty through fences. another question is what to do with this trail, so close to the bluff. should they move it in the future? yet another consideration for the city of half moon bay. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. in the east bay a memorial service will be held today for the son of an oakland city council member who was murdered this month. 21-year-old victor mcelhaney was shot and killed or march 10th. he was a student at usc studying music. no arupds of -- no arrests have been made. he is the son of lynette gibson mcelhaney. an alert on your phone will soon warn you are potentially dangerous vibrations underneath your feet. the california office of
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emergency services and usgs will conduct a test for sending early earthquake warning alerts to phones next week. the shake alert will go out to people in oakland on wednesday at 11:00 in the morning. it will be sent to everyone inside a 60-square block area east of lake merritt. some people outside the area might receive the alert. we have more information on our website, in the north bay a thief hit a santa rosa homeowner's yard snatching two of these mannequins. we first showed you the yard earlier this week. jason windes installed the mannequins after the city hit him with a zoning violation because his fence is too high. this is what the yard looked like before the theft. he said thieves had access to the mannequins because his fence is now too low. he says he's installed this guard in the yard, but it doesn't seem to have helped. wonder why. windes says his fence was originally high to keep his dog safe. the city of santa rosa has not commented on the display.
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today is a very important day. it is national puppy day. yesterday we got a head start celebrating here at abc 7. abc 7 holds an annual adoption drive with our perfect pet partners to celebrate the day. it's designed to get people to adopt dogs from shelters. all the fun started with "abc 7 mornings." >> it's a relaxing chirp of puppies up here. it is the most adorable day of the year. >> look at all our colleagues hard at work this morning over there in the puppy pen. >> guess who i have here? >> who? >> a dog named reggie. can you believe? look at this. look at this little guy. did you just name him reggie a second ago to get me to fall in love with him so i'd adopt him? >> yeah, basically. >> jessica, you'd probably like this reggie a little more. he's quiet and well behaved. >> did i harry -- did i hear there's a jesse and mikey up tere too? after everyone on "abc 7 mornings." you know, i think there's a resemblance.
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yeah, you know your name, don't you? give me a kiss? look at these two, they found a good pillow this morning. national puppy day. we're celebrating with puppies on 7. all of these puppies are here and they are pooped. look at that. they had to get up real early to come be with us. there is one of the siblings up saying now's my chance to shine. that's right. we want you to adopt these dogs and give them a forever home. look at that. >> two words, cuddle puddle. if you want more information about puppy day and getting an oppotunity to adopt those very sweet little pooches, you can go to our website, we have contact numbers for the shelters and each has their own guidelines. we want to thank, of course, all of the shelters for being a part of the event yesterday. still ahead on "abc 7 mornings," a california college professor has more than a million followers on instagram. the science behind his popularity may surprise you. check it out, here is a liva
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don't have to worry about taking food off the table to buy diapers. in the last ten years the nonprofit has distributed 9 million diapers. abc 7's kristen sze is emceeing the event at the fairmont in san francisco at 10:00 this morning. also happening today, great america opens for the 2019 season in santa clara. a lot of teenagers excited about that. during the off-season, the park updated the front entrance, walkways and signs. some new games have been added to the arcade and the first 2,000 guests today will get a free limited edition poster showcasing the iconic great america fountain and carousel. there will also be an interactive scavenger hunt for collectible pins. the park opens at 10:00 this morning. lisa, it was very wet last night and this morning. a little drier on those rides today? >> yeah. it's going to take some time to dry out but the rain is ending this morning and we're looking at sunshine, a few clouds mixed in. mt. tam, the rain ended at about 3:00 this morning.
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amounts anywhere from 2 to 3 inches in the higher hills. redwood city, you picked up a half inch. about 0.4 in livermore. we'll talk about the rest of the weekend and more rain for the week ahead coming up. >> thanks, lisa. also next, the a's return from japan with a big problem at first base. matt olson has surgery after getting injured. larry beil tells us how long the a's slugger is expected to be out. dearest britain. we love you. maybe it's your big hearts. your sense of style.
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games left at oracle arena. tonight the dubs face the mavericks. but they will be without steph curry, shawn livingston and andrew bogut, who are all resting. curry has played in 48 straight games since november. tipoff is 5:30 p.m. today eight teams will punch their tickets to the sweet 16 in the ncaa tournament. yesterday was filled with upsets. abc 7 sports director larry beil has the details in this morning's sports. good morning, everybody. russell turner must have felt right at home yesterday. the former assistant coach with the warriors and stanford is the head coach at uc irvine. the anteaters, seeded 13th in the ncaa tournament and they take down 4 seed kansas state. at the shark tank in san jose on a day of upsets, irvine goes on a 12-2 burst to end the first half. max hazard hits the three at the buzzer and sprints straight to the locker room. i'm outta here. we're tied at 30. hazard, a dangerous man, had 19.
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zot, zot, zot. anteaters by 5. that's what they say at irvine. 43 seconds left, wildcats down two. barry brown, what did he do? he threw it out of bounds. that's your ball game. irvine with coach turner, upset win, 70-64. they will meet oregon next. zion williamson and top seed duke taking on north dakota state. zion is like a force of nature inside. he had 25 points, layup plus the foul there. on the free throw, which is a miss, out of my way, please, throwing it down. oh, he's not done. this would be your basic with authority. 85-62. how about ucf taking on vcu. the knights with 7'6" taco ball over tracy wilson, wears a size 22 show and he is a nightmare to defend. taco! you can't stop him. finished with a double-double. 13 points, 18 boards and 5 blocked shots. good luck. ucf cruises, 73-58.
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they will face duke next. taco versus zion. matt olson may watch the first two months of the season. had surgery on his hamate bone. the injury occurred in the second game in japan. you see olson fouls the ball off and winces in pain. he actually continued that at-bat and got a base hit before coming out of the contest. the hamate bone just above the wrist, recovery can be a month, sometimes as much as two months. so a setback for the a's. to the ice we go now, riveting in anaheim, huh? sharks trying to snap a four-game losing streak. power play has been dreadful. joe thornton with a shot. they break through and tie it at 2. sharks were trailing for a third time. 2:40 left. justin brawn, just his second goal of the year to tie it at 3. we go to overtime. silverberg just walks right in. a little wrister. sharks get a point but their losing streak is five with only seven games left. 4-3 ducks the final. that was a bad loss.
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that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody, i'm larry beil. all right. now we're going to check the forecast with meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa. >> hey, kate, good morning to you. sunrise coming up in 25 minutes. the sun sets at 7:24. we do believe it's going to be a dry day. we do still have some showers in the east bay in walnut creek, also around fremont, but they are heading out of town. most of the activity -- we had enough, right, from all day yesterday through the overnight hours. so we are looking at conditions to improve out there. but as we look at the forecast tomorrow for the runners for the oakland marathon, there they go, and it's looking good. we will have partly cloudy skies. the clouds will increase throughout the day. temperatures in the mid and upper 50s by the time we get to the early morning hours. so keep going, right? keep going. as we look outside, the exploratorium camera, you can see the clouds. it's been dry in san francisco the past couple of hours.
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look how quickly the system is pushing to the east. but there still are showers around highway 4, the higher elevations east of fremont. in towards livermore, 580, the altamont pass and union city in particular, some showers here from 880, whipple road, and alvarado niles road. taking some time to dry out. 680 walnut creek, a little break around danville but there's pockets of showers out there around pittsburg and highway 4. in the mountains it's snowing, low 30s with our winter weather advisory right on through the afternoon, expiring at 5:00. 2 to 4 inches more of snow with 8 inches over the peaks. it is breezy out there. this is santa cruz, where temperatures are in the upper 40s right now. low 60s later on with partly cloudy skies. it is 52 in san francisco, 53 mountain view, half moon bay 52. the golden gate bridge, the rain
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ended about 2:00 in the morning so it has been dry. but the hills picked up 2 and 3 inches, so those 24 hour totals really adding up from 0.4 in livermore to over 2 inches in the wettest locations. 49 in santa rosa, 48 petaluma, 54 in concord. with that wet pavement, the fog will be forming in spots definitely throughout the evening hours. it is milder this morning due to all the clouds. we're going to get some sunshin in there for you today. here's the mountains where look how snowy it is. so morning showers, partly cloudy with the sunny afternoon. dry with more clouds on sunday. the rain holds off until a couple hours after sunset. and then it's rainy for your monday morning commute. here's what today looks like. you'll notice the clouds begin to dissipate and we're into a dry afternoon, a dry evening. by 10:00 tomorrow morning a few clouds. then they get thicker throughout the afternoon. by 8:30 the rain is offshore. it's going to take through the overnight hours right on time for
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unfortunately. some pretty heavy downpours. highs today with the sun, a few clouds. 61 in oakland, 63 in fremont, san jose, 62 napa on the coast, upper 50s half moon bay. we talked about that rainy monday morning. then the afternoon is dry. tuesday is looking dry. it's tuesday night once again setting up a rainy wednesday morning commute and then this pushes out of here and we can say good-bye to the rain for the end of the upcoming workweek. so looking at amounts for monday's system about a third of an inch to maybe a half inch. so certainly more to come. the accuweather seven-day forecast, lingering showers this morning. tomorrow increasing clouds. highs in the mid-60s coastline, upper 50s. download our accuweather app and you'll see a 1 on our storm impact scale for monday morning, tuesday night, wednesday morning, and i promise you nothing lasts forever, right? >> here's hoping, fingers crossed. >> yeah. so it's endsing this morning. >> thanks so much, lisa. now to a fresno state professor who has more than a
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million followers on instagram. he has no pictures of pretty people, places or food. instead, it's all physics experiments. >> somebody started following me. suddenly i got a big spike in followers. it was elon musk. he since deleted his instagram accounts. that's kind of sad. fun is in the title, physics fun. i put the two words together because usually people don't associate those two words together, but i want them to. i want them to realize physics is amazing. the tag line is physics is the real magic of the universe. i had a few things posted. i woke up one day and there was like 4,000 people following me. i thought that was interesting. i started to post a little more often. suddenly i had 20,000 followers. then i started posting on a daily basis. there's enough people that feel passionate as i do that i have a million people that decided to follow me. i wouldn't have guessed that. this is a coil of wire and the coil is hooked up to some
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l.e.d.s. if i spin this rapidly, you see that it generates electricity. if you can spin this thing on its side, it will actually flip up. if i spin it -- some of the comments are i didn't know this was physics. or physics really is fun. or just people are surprised. i've even had people write me and say they started their own collection of these kind of things. it's really rewarding just to see the response. it kind of looks -- if i turn it around here it will always hop up onto its stem like so. strange physics interacting with the tabletop. everything i post, i want them to see something that they might not have seen before and realize this is part of our natural world. you'll see here i look smarter every day, i just made a post, that's kind of fun. if i look to my likes, it will update. so most people if i just swipe,
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you'll see here's three more likes and a follow just happened. if i swipe again, four more likes just happened. i spend a lot of time in here with the students. my favorite thing is when an engineering major decides to become a physics major. they just find the material so amazing they change their life and go for a different career path. we have a leaf blower where we blow like a beach ball and it stays suspended in air. i set it back on the table, it's still winding down. as i'm walking over to look at my notes again, it fell over and blew all my notes into this big cloud of notes like feathers being blown all over the room. so the students went crazy on that one. i'm almost thinking of doing it on purpose in the future. i guess my main thrust is i want my videos to speak for themselves. i want the science to be first and foremost. over a million people have joined me to look at most of'vee
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peop he looked at my objects >> very cool. the good news is there is more where that came from. now, you can check out abc's new brand also on facebook and instagram. next, did you get your tickets yet? the huge powerball jackpot tonigh
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tonight's powerball jackpot is making a lot of people do ae above $600 million. lottery officials now estimate a winning ticket would bring in a cool $625 million. so much to do with that. that would be the seventh largest in u.s. history with an estimated lump sum payout of $380 million before taxes. but at 1 in 292 million the odds are, well, extremely low. let's get a final check of your weather with lisa argen. lisa, odds are better of sunshine? >> yes, the rain ending, you're absolutely right. the percentages of rain going down, but we still have some showers here in the east bay from 580 in livermore, 880 around union city and that's where we're going to go in a little bit closer for whipple road, san andreas drive. so be careful up there. up further to the north south of
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walnut creek the wet weather. as this one system exits, here's our break. that next cloud mass, the left-hand side of your screen, well, that's the rain coming in late tomorrow. 60s today and the accuweather seven-day forecast, more rain late mornings." i'm kate larson in for chris nguyen today along with lisa argen. abc 7 news continues at 8:00 a.m. "good morning america" is next.
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