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getting a covid-19 vaccine at cvs is now easier than ever. good morning, thursday, may 6. i am glad to see all of you. hi, francis. i haven't said hi, francis, at 5:00 a.m. all week. my apologies! greetings! >> thank you! [ laughing ] >> mike, what is in store for the forecast today? >> much cooler weather today.
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we are a reprieve for two days before the summer heat comes back. you can see the penetration from the marine layer in the north bay. that is the gray you see in the bay areas. the winds are gusting to 31 in fairfield. you can see it on the exploratorium camera. 80s and 90s are almost gone today. 08 in antioch, 82 in fairfield, otherwise 60s and 70s until you get to the bay, mid to upper 50s. definitely going to be windy. >> thank you, mike. hello, yellow. san francisco open to the least restrictive opening. amy hollyfield is here to explain this. >> reporter: reggie, the big winners in all of this are the bars. you can go inside a bar and not
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be required to order a meal, as well. we are hearing a lot of excitement about that. bars won't be having all the fun, though. we checked in with the california academy of sciences. they plan to bring back their weekly event called night life that includes a dj. family entertainment centers like roller skating rinks will also be allowed to open. workers at the church of eight wheels in san francisco said it was starting to feel like the yellow tier would never get here. >> i am watching all the businesses open, everybody but me and now it is my turn. i am on top of the world. it is fantastic. >> it is absolutely fantastic. >> some hotels are starting to notice a pickup in business. they aren't seeing business travel come back yet, but the vacationers are starting to
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slowly come back. they won't be able to ride a cable car when they get here this summer in san francisco. those are expected to be shut down until at least the fall. the mayor says they have to recertify all the operators, but the mayor is calling the city's move into the yellow tier an incredible milestone. she is asking everyone to get vaccinated so this way we can keep this progress going. reporting live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> thank you, amy. well, what a difference a year makes. across the bay area a loft people were determined to ce celebrate. ♪ [ singing ] ♪ celebratesingh after a year in hot spots. >> they are still here and
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thriving so we are showing our price here. >> for vendors the holiday meant extra help, money they haven't been making because of the pandemic. there is hope on the horizon for the entire country. a new cdc projection shows high vaccination rates and continued masking and social distancing could bring a sharp decline in covid cases by july. here is more with abc7 news anchor dan ashley. >> we had a path out of this and models projecting grim news but now hopeful for what the summer may bring. >> reporter: officials warn variants remain a wild card and there could still be setbacks. >> we are not out of the woods yet but we could be close. >> reporter: should vaccine booster shot business necessary, moderna suggested the booster shots would be effective from those concerning varieties in south africa and brazil. >> we are looking at ale
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variants we have been hearing about including those in india, south africa and brazil. >> reporter: the goal is to let other nations produce their own vaccines. >> our objective is to getting as much supply into the global community as quickly as possible. >> that was dan ashley reporting. cvs says it is accepting walk- in appointments for covid vaccinations at more than 8,300 stores including 1,100 stores right here in california. no appointment is necessary. the mass vaccination site at the oakland coliseum will be closing in two-and-a-half weeks on may 23. appointment there is are down from about 4,000 a day to just 400. health officials plan to switch their focus to more community- based options. it could be the next housing crisis. a judge just ruled the cdc did not have the authority to enact a national ban on evictions during the pandemic but the judge put the decision on hold
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to allow for appeals. now more from j.r. stone with the potential impact here in the bay area [ speaking in spanish ] >> reporter: i have seen a lot of people with the same problem as me. we don't have a job and people like me can't find a job. that is what the translator to this woman in redwood city said with her husband and son. she could not hold back the tears wednesday night. [ speaking in spanish ] >> translator: my sadness is because i went all my savings for my daughters to continue their studies. >> reporter: wednesday the judge ruled against the national eviction moratorium, saying the cdc exceeded the authority to impose the ban. late wednesday the judge agreed to put a hold on her ruling pending appeal, but that still
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makes tenants rights advocates uneasy, especially since california's eviction moratorium is set to expire at the end of the june. >> the biggest concern is that the expiration date is coming and families will be in the street, so we will see a massive eviction as probably we haven't seen yet. >> over 40,000 families here in a santa clara county alone would be at high risk of not just facing an eviction, but the potential of homelessness. >> reporter: new civil alliances side with landlords and praise the initial judge's decision against the moratorium because housing providers are being forced to provide free unlimited housing to tenants. j.r. stone, abc7 news. new data released by mayor london breed's office shows the number of tents for housing of homeless people in san francisco has dropped by 65%.
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it is part of a widespread effort to increase replacements for officials that started in the pandemic. there were 383 tents in the city last month, a significant decrease from april of 2020 when more than 1,100 tents were reported. in addition, there were only nine large homeless encampments defined as six tents or more. last year there were 66 encampments counted. in the east bay investigators are working to figure out what sparked the brush fire that burned 15-acres off off yellowstone way in a vacant field. a group of kids was seen run from the area and fireworks were also found. winds helped to drive these flames. state officials are warning california's wildfire season could be extreme this year. >> yes. we are at the highest level and even little things like that, it is just so dry. you can't have any spark or open flame near any dry vegetation. the winds will be a little
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faster today and tomorrow in all the neighborhoods so that will heighten the fire danger. when it gets warm this weekend the winds will continue and that will keep us in a heightened fire danger. probably no red flag warnings but you can see right there you don't need them sometimes for fires to break out. let's talk about what is going on. partly cloudy on the bay side. mostly cloudy, foggy and misty on the coast side. temperatures in the mid to upper 40s on the peninsula and upper 40s to low 50s everywhere. fremont and concord 53 and antioch at 60, the warm spots. here is san jose where it is clear. through the morning increasing clouds there, like it will be most places. the clouds will never completely leave the bay today nor the coast. look at the biggest drop in the temperatures inland. mainly 70s today after 80s and 90s yesterday. 60s at the bay and 50s at the coast. you will definitely need a coat this evening. 62 by 7:00.
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the good news, check out the air quality rolling in. it will be nice and that is going to make it nice for outdoor activities. do the yard work now and save money on not needing run the a/c. air quality will be good to moderate through sunday. let's get to francis and talk about the morning commute. hi, francis. hi, mike! good morning, everyone. we have a major traffic alert for east bay commuters. a sigalert has been issued due to the big rig accident in the dublin/pleasanton area, blocking all lanes at westbound 580 approaching or just at 680. this was a big mess that happened earlier at 125 this morning. the big rig is up righted, they put the fire out, but the big concern is the fuel spill that apparently stretches over 50- yards, affecting all lanes. caltrans is required to clean up the diesel spill across all
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four lanes with absorbent and there is no estimated time of reopening lanes on westbound 580 approaching 680. i want to take you to the maps to show you where this is all happening. the connector ramps from westbound 508 to 680 are open so you can connect to northbound 680 or southbound 068 but you will be in that big back up growing right now. as an alternate you may want to head off the freeway and if you are heading northbound take dublin boulevard or southbound stoneridge drive to pop back on 680 to avoid that delay. you may want to consider isabel avenue or 84 if you are headed southbound but there is slowing there at pleasanton as you connect back to 680. another alternate is ace train. so far no delays reported. ace train number 1, 3 and 5 will be running this morning. westbound 580 tracy to dublin
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is 48 minutes drive time. we will be keeping track of that drive time for you all morning. and southbound 680, a treat. an earlier big rig fire looks like it is off to the shoulder. you can still see a lot of lights and commotion there. i expect traffic could be slowing there very shortly, as well. kumasi? thank you, francis. the historic san francisco home that is about to become a landmark. and why congresswoman liz cheney is warning her party that history is
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more than 1.7 million california yaps signed a petition to recall california governor gavin newsom. the total exceeds the 1.5 million people needed for the recall to go to the ballot. caitlyn jenner gave her formal interview since
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announcing her candidacy appearing on fox news with host sean hannity. >> i love the state. the state has done so much for me over the years and i have watched it crumble right in front of my eyes, and you to stand up, you know? so, i knew it would not be easy. i knew it would be tough, but you know what, california is worth fighting for. and that is what i am doing. >> jenner did outline some policy views saying she would reopen the state immediately, oppose efforts to defund police departments and suggested that money from high speed speed projects should be channeled into deacceleration plans to provide more water. we have more from the response from critics and the trans community on now to the internal power struggle in the republican party. congresswoman liz cheney, the
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third highest woman in the house says it is not worth being the party chair if it includes lying about election results. >> reporter: republican congresswoman liz cheney is warning her party that history is watching as her time on the party's leadership team appears to be coming to an end. cheney is a consistent critic of former president donald trump's false claim that november's election was stolen from him, and she accuses some republicans of trying to whitewash the january attack on the capitol. kevin mccarthy recently made it clear he wants cheney gone as the party chairwoman. >> i have had it with her. i lost confidence. >> reporter: writing in "the washington post" cheney said her party is at a turning point and republicans must decide if they are going to choose truth and fidelity to the constitution and warned republicans to steer away from the dangerous and anti-
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democratic trump halter personality, history is watching, our children are watching and we must be brave enough to protect the principles that underpin our process. she vowed to continue to speak out against the backlash. >> as a party we need to be focused on the future, embracen the constitution, not embracing insurrection. >> reporter: cheney is the daughter of former president donald trump dick cheney. some republicans including trump are backing new york congresswoman elise stefanik to replace cheney in her republican role. club for growth tweeting house republicans should find a conservative to win back messaging and the house majority. trump voted for the house agenda more than 90% of the time, more more than stefanik but stefan anything back in january voted in favor of overturning joe biden's election victory. faith abubey, abc news, washington. hall that belonged to the
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first same sex couple to legally marry in san francisco will become a landmark. the home was purchased in 1955 and became the de facto headquarters for their lesbian rights organization. now historians will have to work out any plans for the house with the homeowner. now to the popular kids at school. a new study shows that birthdays may have something to do with it. researchers stay popular kids are more likely to be born at the start of the year, including september, october and november, which makes them older than their peers and they say older kids are e admiti spatol that can p for stronger feelings of self- worth. thousands of students between 14 and 15 years old took part in the study in the netherlands, sweden and england. is this true, friend, as a
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september baby. >> as a september baby, i would like to enter the chat. >> okay. >> i was one of the younger kids in my class. >> because you were advanced. >> i guess cutoff dates are different from school district to school district. my brother is december, i am september. we were the youngest kids. we were the last to get our driver's license, the last to turn 18, the last to turn 21, so there is nothing popular about that. >> it didn't work out for you like i had did in their countries. >> it really didn't. >> you are supposed to be the big man on campus. >> no, no, no. i was late, always late. >> what about you, mike? >> he was still taller. >> still taller! [ laughing ] >> i am five days later than reggie in september and i was the one that got sent to school when he was 5 and turned 2346 kindergarten so i was one of the ones that but i still wasn't popular! so, what does that say?
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[ laughing ] >> wait, you weren't popular? i find that hard to believe. >> oh, no. no. painfully shy in high school, grade school, middle school. absolutely. walk the halls with your head down so you don't make eye contact with people. let's not go there! [ laughing ] here is a look at walnut creek with accuweather headlines. cooler seabreeze today and tomorrow. more sun next week. it will still be breezy but the breezes will do an about-face and become warm, then the warm weather will last all the way through most of next week it felt next two days will be our most comfortable today, tomorrow in the forecast all due to a cold front. today induces a seabreeze and tomorrow it brings in cooler weather and keeps the seabreeze around but the high pressure behind it will bring in the warmth for the weekend. a few upper 60s in sunnyvale and cupertino. everybody in the south bay in the 70s. mid to upper 60s for most of the peninsula today. mid to upper 50s along the coast.
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barely 60 in downtown san francisco along with sausalito. low to mid-70s up through most of the north bay valleys. along the east bay shore we had mid to upper 60s. into the east bay valleys we go. we have mid-70s to low 80s. here is a look around the state today. cooler everywhere. no more record high temperatures but still a lot of 80s and 90s away from the coast. look at the chance of drizzle, especially the peninsula coast, while the north bay will be a little clearer tonight thanks to the dry cold front. temperatures the same tomorrow. look at that, a 5 to 10-degree jump saturday. get used to 70s to 90s away from the coast all the way through wednesday. back to you. >> thank you, mike. a momma bear was spotted doing the best to get her little cub off the highway. a driver caught the adorable scene on video. >> come, momma bear. you got it. go on, you got it! >> you can hear james hamilton encouraging the small cub. he spotted the family on a canadian highway. one was able to climb over the
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barrier but the other as you can see is having trouble. mom eventually climbs back on the road, crossed the highway at a different spot then went into the woods with both of her cubs. >> is mom irritated in. >> i don't know if she is irritated or just worried. look at that poor little cub, doesn't know what to do. mom is really good. she has a tight rope on that thing. coming up, the "7 things to know" this morning. we will be right back.
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another problem for peloton. the company says user information may have been compromised in a data breach. it comes one day after peloton recalled its popular treadmills after the death of a child and 70 other injuries. check out this drop in temperatures, especially as you head inland and away from san francisco and oakland which will be the same to about 3 degrees cooler. the rest of us doubleits. even concord from 93 yesterday to 77 today. number six, a traffic alert in the dublin/pleasanton area westbound 580 at 680. lanes are blocked.
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you can connect to northbound or southbound 680. no lanes will be reopened any rn routes to avoid the closure. number seven, the cdc set rules for trial cruises lasting two to seven days with volunteer passengers that have to be vaccinated or prove that they are low risk for covid-19. if everything goes well cruises in the u.s. could resume by july. and billionaire jeff bezos' space agency is auctions off a seat on its first space tourism flight launching in july. here is abc reporter gio benitez. undejeffezos announcing readr e it will launch its first crew into space on july 20 with one seat going to the highest bidder. >> we are auctioning off the first seat to benefit our foundation club for the future. >> reporter: we don't know who the other crew members will be, but the one civilian makes it
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the first time any private citizen launches into space from american soil. the flight will last minutes, enough to get a view of earth from almost no gravity. >> this will hopefully open the door for many more people, civilians, per se to experience what we get to experience. >> reporter: so will other billionaires like elon musk follow basis' lead? it is all coming up on "gma" at 7:00 a.m. i am gio benitez, abc news, pittsburg. >> there is something else i am irritated about. i wish this weren't up to the highest bidder. i wish it were a contest to have someone that always dreamed of going to space. a scientists that otherwise would not be able to get there. >> i wonder if someone wins if they might give it to someone, i am rich, i am going. >> that would be great. >> i am hoping. okay. well, coming up, two bay area tech companies are revealing more about when
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. now at 5:30, charges expected as soon as today in a stabbing in downtown san francisco. this morning we are hearing from one of the victim's grandsons. and a new positive projection from the cdc about the coronavirus pandemic. what we could see by the summer with one caveat. and san francisco reopens in the yellow tier today, the first one to do so in the bay area. what to expect at local businesses. good morning, welcome to thursday, may 6. we want to begin with a check on the forecast forecast meteorologist mike hi, mike! good morning. we are looking north here at 880. the marine layer clouds are
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making an earlier move to the east and they will continue to do that through the morning commute. in fact, the breezes are rather fast this morning in the usual areas through the golden gate, pablo bay and into the delta, but look at this, they spread everywhere into the afternoon hours 11:00 to 9:00. that is why everybody will be back to average and significantly cooler inland. 70s there. 60s around the bay and 50s at the coast. this has a short shelf life. a warm mother's day weekend. i will show you the newest numbers coming up. here is kumasi. >> thank you, mike. if you want to head to a bar or club in san francisco, you can do it today. the city is officially in the yellow tier and that means more businesses can serve more customers inside. more now with abc7 news reporter amy hollyfield live in north beach with the new changes. >> reporter: good morning, kumasi. the bars will be open. if you want to toast this new
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tier, you can go inside and celebrate. the mayor say this is the a huge milestone moving into the yellow tier for the city of san francisco. indoor family entertainment centers like roller skating rinks can now reopen. the workers at the church of eight wheels in san francisco said it with us starting to feel like the yellow tier would never get here, so they were really excited to hear the news. we checked in with the california academy of sciences. they plan to bring back their weekly event called night life that will include a deejay. they will start that in a week so they are really excited. bars are not the only ones having fun but it is a big milestone for the bars. they will be allowed to welcome people in for the first time without the food requirement. they don't have to be a restaurant bar, just a plain old bar can open up and you can hear all the fun coming from inside, again. the mayor says to continue this progress she really wants to encourage everyone who hasn't gotten vaccined to go ahead and head out and get those
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shots taken care of so the city can continue this progress of reopening. live in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. >> amy, thank you. we are getting positive news this morning from the cdc. health officials now say there is a path out of coronavirus. we could see some new hospital admissions and deaths decline over the next month. new cases could see a sharp decline by summer. abc7 news worth faith abubey is in washington. >> reporter: good morning. this is the most significant news we have received from the cdc since the start of the pandemic but it comes caveat. the cdc now saying if the u.s. continues social distancing, masking and vaccinations, we could see a sharp decline in
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covid cases within the next two months, but the threat of new variants against progress still very real. new data from the department of health and human services shows younger, unvaccinated people are now driving new infections. the nfl giving out ut ut super bowl tickets to those vaccinated. >> i am asking when will be pandemic be over? it depends on the actions we take now. >> reporter: and pfizer is waiting for the fda to approve its vaccine for young people between 12 and 15 years old. a cdc panel could meet as soon as next wednesday to discuss the rollout of the vaccine to that age group if the fda gives its approval. faith abubey, abc news, washington. new this morning, pfizer
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announced overnight it will provide covid-19 vaccines to olympic athletes as two new studies finds pfizer's vaccine provides strong protection to several variants. the uk variant and south african variant. new data reveals the bay area is among the most vaccinated parts of california. state health officials have tracked vaccination rates across 1,700 zip codes. one of the highest rates is in santa clara's zip code and the los alto hills. in the east bay, includes north berkeley hill, kensington, albany and richmond. we are getting a better
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idea of the changing workplace for two bay area employees. employees can return to the office in less than two weeks. no word on whether this means the end of remote work for the company. google expects 20% of employees will work from home after its offices reopen later this year. the other 80% will work on site a few days a week or work from new office locations. and google is being sued for secretly collecting and selling user's personal information. the suit is set to be filed today in san jose. a law firm has been tracking the alleged violations for months and claims that google is collecting the data and selling it at auctions for advertisements despite google's promise to never sell personal information to third parties. abc7 news has reached out to google for comment. the man accused of stabbing two women in san francisco is expected to be charged as soon as today. one of the victims is 63.
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the other is 85-year-old chu fong. the gofundme account surpassed the goal. her grandson didn't want to be on camera but said she was waiting for a bus on tuesday when she got stabbed. >> i was in shock and disbelief. i didn't think this could happen to my grandma but then you are. it is important to stay aware and vigilant. >> reporter: police have arrested 54-year-old patrick thompson. they don't have evidence yet if this is a hate crime. life in prison. video from the courtroom as two bay area college students with are found guilty in the death of an italian police officer. >> also this morning, closer to setting sail, the u.s.' cdc new's rules for trial cruises but first to meteorologist mike nicco the.
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thank you, reggie. good morning. the marine layer hasn't quite made to it the east bay valleys yet, but expect increasing clouds through 9:00. right now it is clear. look at lafayette and san ramon, 46. everybody else in the low to mid-50s until the usual warm spots in antioch and brentwood with 58 to 60 degrees. elsewhere we have upper 40s to low 50s. all right. let's take a look at what is going on in the south bay. as we look from 280 and 17 to the west we are seeing increasing clouds here also. i don't think you will get completely covered today, but tomorrow morning for sure. here is a look at the planner. temperatures will hover pretty much where they are through 7:00. notice not a lot of warming today. 53 at the coast, 66 around the bay, 07 inland at noon, then we are just a couple degrees warmer by 4:00. it gives you an idea of how stout and cool the seabreeze will be this afternoon. 50s and 60s. grab the jacket if you are heading out this evening. inland, did you go out during
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the evening hours and feel the seabreeze come in? it felt so good after being in the 90s yesterday afternoon. here is a look at the commute. breezy and choppy on the bay because of the small craft advisory. cool to comfortable conditions this morning to this afternoon on mass transit. i have some good news. if you suffer from allergies, tree pollen is moderate today. but it will drop down to low the next couple of days. unfortunately grass pollen will stay very high through the holiday weekend. we will talk about the warm holiday weekend coming up. how about that commute and francis. good morning mike and everyone. listen up, especially if you are in the east bay. i have two spots you will really want to avoid. the first is westbound 580 at 680. this a big rig accident that caused a diesel fuel spill and the spill is what will take hours to clear the lane. right now we will go to the traffic maps and show you westbound 580 is crawling as you make your way through dublin and pleasanton.
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only the right lane is open. you can get on the connector ramp to northbound 680 and southbound 680, but you may want to consider alternates and get off and take dublin boulevard or stone ridge drive. the 84 alternate is also pretty slow if you are making your way through pleasanton to 680. an hour drive tracy to dublin. our other hot spot is southbound 680 at walnut creek. there was an earlier big rig fire and now a accident in the back up. the two right lanes are the two right lanes are blocked and caforn pneoffers ordless phones. - ( phone ringing ) - big button, and volume-enhanced phones. get details on this state program. visit right now or call during business hours. ♪ tex-mex. tex-mex. ♪
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and a has the video as they learned the verdict. >> reporter: 21-year-old finnegan elder learned to speak italian during his 22 months in prison and you can see it on his face as he realized the verdict, guilty of the death of the brigadier and life in prison. the widow had just married the officer the month before his death, burst into tears hugging her lawyer and husband's partner who was there during the altercation. the 21-year-old from morin county received the same sentence, struggling with the partner that night. in newly released video he insisted the two identify themselves as police as they approached themselves as americans at 3:00 in the morning. they thought they were meeting a drug dealer's contact so they could return the backpack they stole after a drug deal went bad but neither officer identified themselves that
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night, in plain clothes with no weapons, badges or handguns. >> in a blink of an eye they turned around and tht yiingle times withth knife. >> i am truly sorry, deeply sorry. >> reporter: the day started with symbolism before the deliberations. father and son fingers crossed. the widow wearing her husband's ring on a chain around her neck. elder flashed her crucifix to the co-defend and motioned to have it. >> leah's mother texted saying she is stunned, heart broken and angry. while the appeal move forward elder said i am going to focus on finniest survival right now. it is my only concern. >> dan reported on the case in an hour long documentary called 32 seconds, and you can watch it on the bay area app
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available wherever you stream. new this morning moments ago the u.s. labor day released u.s. labor department released the latest claims, the first time it dropped, lower than economists forecast of 538,000. there are nearly 3.7 million continuing claims, a slight increase from the previous week. tomorrow the labor department will release the latest unemployment rate with the latest jobs report. new data from uber said it saw record demand in the 1st quarter of 2021. uber said the food delivery service is continuing to grow and by march e s. inching closer to resuming cruises. the cdc has set rules for trial voyages with volunteer passengers. ship capacity has to be 10% or
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more. participants have to be vaccinated or get a doctor's note saying they are not in a high risk category for covid- 19. each practice cruise will run two to seven days. the idea is to test whether the ships can safe safely during a pandemic. if all goes well the cdc could clear cruises to resume in u.s. waters by july. a woman from mali is a new mom to nine babies. it was at least partly a surprise. the 25-year-old knew she was having multiples. she was told there were seven babies but she gave birth to nine, five girls and four boy, all delivered by c-section. the director of the medical clinic says the woman did not use fertility treatments as far as he is aware and the babies are doing well in morocco. before this nadia suleman held the record for delivering the most children in a single
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birth, dubbed octomom in 2009 with six boys and two girls. those babies are now 12, to make you feel real old. >> nine babies? >> that is an interesting surprise, isn't it? >> you already think you are having seven. i mean that is a lot to comprehend and two more come out. >> two of them playing hide n seek. >> right! >> i can't wrap my mind around that. >> i hope she has a a a a support, mike . >> i hope so, too. my goodness, you can't even fathom. having one or two is enough. you try to have the second one after the first is out of diapers. can you imagine having nine of them? wow! walnut creek, let's take a look at what is going on. pretty clear inland. the cooler seabreeze will get you and hang around through friday. no more 80s and 90s.
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at least no more 90s. more sunshine this weekend with warming breezes that will last the rest of the seven-day forecast. again, it will be hotter than average most of the seven-day forecast. here is a look at the forecast. as we head through the morning commute some of that will spill into the east bay. it tries to retreat back to the coast but as we head through lunch, the bay is still full of clouds. it will be broken here and there but it never completely clears out before it starts to surge back to the east as we head deeper into the evening hours. temperatures today 69 to about 75 degrees across the south bay. mid to upper 60s along the coast. 07 in redwood city. mid to upper 50s along the coast. low 60s in downtown and south san francisco. about 71 to 76 degrees across the north bay valleys. and about 65 to 69 along the east bay shore. our last stop will be the one that sees the biggest drop, mid-70s to near 08 in the east bay valleys. tonight the north bay will
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clear out the most as the dry cold front comes through. the rest of us will have cloud cover and a chance of drizzle. mid-40s to low 50s. my accuweather seven-day forecast today and tomorrow the coolest, average for this time of year. then you can see 70s, 80s and 90s saturday all the way through wednesday. we are looking at a warming trend as we head deeper into that forecast. you know what is about ten days away? aids walk san francisco. it is may 16. it will be virtual this year but we could still use your help. we are a proud sponsor here at abc7 and have been for years. if you would like to can call 415615walk or walk and go to and pledge your help. we would sure appreciate it. microsoft may not be in the bay area but there are plans to expand in the silicon valley and the recent purchase.
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. a bar owner just outside of lodi is under arrest accused of making and selling vaccine cards. a sing operation was set up at the old corner saloon in san joaquin county. for $20 undercover agents bought four counterfeit cards and seized dozens more. agents say the cards look identical to the real ones, even having the cdc logo, but they found evidence of a secret operation. >> we located 30 blank cards,
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laminating machines, laminate cutters and things to manufacture the cards. >> so now the bar owner, todd anderson, is facing several felony charges including identity theft and falsifying a medical record. a bartender is also being investigated for her alleged role. state agents are trying to figure out how many fake cards were made and sold. the owner of the record man in redwood city says someone started a fire intentionally early yesterday morning. gary saxton credits fire crews for getting there quickly and sparing much of the store from flames although he did hard to find records >> bob hope and benny goodman
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shows. it is a hard loss and hard to put a value on those. >> the man has been in the record business for 32 years and is amazed by the popularity of the resurgence of vinyl. we are joining force, working together, bouncing ideas off of each other, supporting each other's growth. and justand giving back to our community. >> right now the collective has five members and she is looking to accept five more.
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two birds named rosie and richmond now have three beautiful nestlings to raise. here is a look at the ospreys, their nest perched on a historic crane in the east bay. the youngest hatched some time yesterday afternoon and received their first bite of fish less than five hours later. welcome to the world. let's talk about what is going on with the as. late inning letdown by the bullpen. they could not win four conservative games but they have the chance to start another winning streak today at 12:37, 61, breezy and 65 by the end of the game. last fire season we had record dry vegetation. 10.3 million-acres burned, 40% of that here in california, a record and the four largest wildfires ever in colorado happened last year. this year, look at that, we are in the extreme, the highest category for wildfire risks
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according to accuweather. what they are forecasting, record dry vegetation once again. 9.3 million-acres likely to burn, which is 130% of a five year average, and the highest threat here in california, as you know is september and october. but it is may and we have already had more than a thousand fires across the state. kumasi, reggie? >> thank you, mike. new at 6:00, the pandemic perks are waiting. one grocery store plans to dial back the extra pay it has been giving workers over the last few months. and medical experts predict when california may finally reach herd immunity. and a live look outside right now at 5:56 .
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the county has officially entered the yellow tier of reopening pick the activities allowed starting today pick i am protecting that newsom was actually right pick june 15th is where we are going to be back to herd immunity. health experts are becoming more optimistic that california will reach herd immunity soon pick there is one region that seems to be lagging behind, when it the comes to getting the shot. works of art sparking conversations about race and violence pick i got a sneak peek at an exhibiting opening tomorrow. at morning, welcome to thursday, may 6th. we will get to those stories in a moment, but first we start with meteorologist mike nicco . thank you, ready. good morning to you. francies, reggie, kumasi, high. you'll notice significant change in the wind, in fairfield, gusting to 31 a very strong sea breeze that is bringing clouds into more neighborhoods and earlier debt than it did yesterday


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