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plus which means a few power outages trees getting limbs getting knocked down not out of the questions. so one on our storm impact scale light to moderate rain tonight tomorrow strong gusty winds and even the possibility of thunder. i'll be back with a full look at the forecast coming up kristen. alright, sandia. thank you. the hope is that it will rain hard enough counterintuitively to prevent the power outages that began on sunday. this is a look at the pg&e outage map where you can see the outages have improved greatly since the weekend abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield spoke with residents in san leandro who was still in the dark this morning. i could point shopping. went to several different store and i feel my refrigerator for the weekend. now, i don't know. what what bad in there lovely tracy says she knows some neighbors have generators, but she doesn't so she is still in the dark her neighborhood one of the last ones to get power restored many here are losing patience.
leslie says she's been charging her phone in her car her only source of entertainment right now what i can do it. i have to you know use my phone and go on my phone and youtube and in and out on my phone pg&e says that light rain on sunday caused transformers to blow all over the bay area knocking power out for thousands. they say the dirt on the lines from the dry conditions turn to mud which conducts energy and starts the fires on the lines. i would just wonder why pg&e don't have a way to clean the line. you know, they do they have a pool washing program. they just haven't washed the poles in leslie's neighborhood. and now more rain is on the way pg&e says if the rain is light, there is the possibility this could happen in other neighborhoods. we're really hoping for steady consistent rain to really wash those lines clear. so that's that's the hope at this point the more rain we get the clearer the lines will be
less likely that we'll experience these sorts of phenomenons again. those spokesperson says these outages can be complicated to fix and they had so many of them 35,000 customers lost power. so she says that's why taking a while to get all the lights turn back on and san leandro amy hollyfield abc you can keep track of real-time weather conditions where you live anytime including live doppler 7 just download the abc 7 bay area app for your streaming device. raisco mayor london breed announced a new incentive to stop the organized car break-ins that continue to play the city her plan go after the big fish offering up to $100,000 for information leading to their events arrest and conviction abc 7 news reporter lee anna lendes live with the details leanne. well larry, it sounds pretty pry simple provide information and you could be rewarded now while this plan was being introduced
today four blocks away a couple from seattle received a rude awakening. the criminals are committing these acts in broad daylight in this city while mayor london breed was addressing the city's bitter reality just four blocks away this couple from seattle fell victim to this type of crime. we both had our backpacks. he had like his work laptop in there. hi folks. we quickly called two police officials who were with the chief and the mayor at that press conference just moments before to try to help the couple who said they were disappointed by what just happened. not the best impression earlier the mayor had acknowledged the damage car break-ins are doing to san francisco's reputation it is. really embarrassing for our city, ironically the city was rolling out a new incentive to try to reduce this type of crime a reward of up to $100,000 is
now being offered for information that will lead to the arrest and conviction of the high-level leaders of organized auto burglary fencing operations. every time they pay off a thief their friends and their associates the people that know who they are and know what they do. that's and this reward helps provide a motivation for those people to stand up and do the right thing and let us know who they are so that we can shut them down officials from the hospitality and tourism industry. and have become so frustrated with these car break-ins that private donors have offered to fund the new cash reward system last july the mayor expanded the number of community based ambassadors and police patrols in tourist and retail areas since then there has been a in percent drop in otto burglaries, the police chief said 26 officers were added the majority of them focusing on the fisherman's wharf area this is
where we've seen a significant amount of reduction in burglaries or carbury's since we rolled this out in july, unfortunately for this sea angle officer we have a a work to do. and by now most of us who live e in san francisco know not to leave anything inside the car. just checking there now police and all their other city officials are also stepping up what they called is the park smart campaign to also remind tourists, but i tell you larry you would think that the last time that aunt betty and uncle bob visited san francisco that they would have told their neighbors their friends any relative that they have. about what to do and what not to do in san francisco and i guess they forgot. yeah, i mean some people just
aren't aware of leanne what's going on? and so we have to make them more aware. thank you. lyanne melendez reporting live joining me now with more on the stories abc 7 news insider film. it's here. so phil in your opinion will a hundred thousand dollar reward really make a dent in crimes like this. remains to be seen larry but as you pointed out a lot of this has to do with awareness and this reward system that was announced today is in part policing but a lot of its public relations as a matter of fact, it came out of the small business association and the biggest donor towards the hundred thousand dollar rewards is enterprise rent-a-car and for a good reason because it's rental cars and tourists that are most often hit. so what they're trying to do is give an incentive for people to let's put it bluntly turn people in on these gang operations three or four people that are running in teams hitting these various spots and then fencing the goods out. they want those up and they're trying bring attention to it. so we'll see where it goes from here. all right, let's hear more from
the mayor who was hoping that this reward system will help track down the people at the top. strings we know that this is just bigger than just breaking in a car and finding things. it's like finding things that you can sell to someone who then sells it on a larger platform. sometimes online that there's a market out there for this. so we're going to need a lot more help and locally here in san francisco. we need state and federal support. hear you right now. go ahead. it happens in san francis in so for all the talk of state and federal help on controlling the internet sales the fact is this is happening in our city and it's happening to people visiting our city most often in part because they have the things that these are looking for and second of all because they're going to be gone. they might fill out a police report, but they're not going to be around to identify the goods if they get back and the thieves
know it this is an organized group that goes out there. there's these different policies there's usually report in a car they travel around they work the parking lots. they size one person goes in size up which cars to hit usually rental cars. another one comes in smashes the window the other one could grabs the stuff it all goes in the car and it's all out of there six or seven cars can get hit within a matter of minutes before the cops, even though it's going on. just wondering phil is this happening in other cities, especially cities known for their tourism or is this a problem that is unique to san francisco. well, it is happening in other cities, but you have to understand that in san francisco. we have people that drive here for the day whether it's fisherman's wharf or going out to the marina, and we also have a deceptive situation. i mean there is no real safe place in the city where you're safe from this, but you would think that if you were stay out at the marina at the palace of legion of honor and you're enjoying the day and you're surrounded by multimillion dollar homes along the waterfront with the golden gate
bridge and everybody out that you would be safe and the fact is that's exactly where these guys are hitting and they know that the goods are there and they get them out and they fence them on the internet. so in a place where you're safe, you're actually not and that's something pretty unique to san francisco. yeah, you could see people think oh these beautiful surroundings what could happen here? and then they end up being victims phil. thanks so much for your time. take care. a mother accused of throwing drunken sex parties for teenagers in los gatos was brought back to the bay area today to face charges shannon o'connor also known as shannon bruga now lives in idaho. she's there in the wheelchair arriving at san jose's airport investigators say she got teens drunk at her home and encouraged them to take part in sex acts sometimes non-consensual her two teenage sons are now in the custody of the state of idaho. the city of san jose is considering a new proposal for what do with one of the largest homeless encampments located near san jose international
airport the city previously agreed on a plan with the faa to build a fence around the park. but as abc 7 news reporter dustin dorsey explains mayor sam. licardo wants a difference solution. in the skies the planes planes to fly in and out of san jose. national airport on the ground the work is just beginning to clear one of the city's biggest homeless encampments the city of san jose and the faa came to an agreement this past summer to sweep guadalupe river park and build. surround it to prevent re-encampment now mayor sam licardo and members of the city council are offering an alternative our focus rather than building fences, which was a prior. proposal really focuses on a human solution the plan would prioritize the rehousing of the estimated 250 to 300 unhoused residents to city supportive housing in addition, utilizing 1.5 million in airport funds originally proposed for the fencing and three million in city housing funds the city
would sweep the park using park rangers and police and install barriers to keep the park open and prevent encampments. our public parks are for everyone. including the unhoused we simply don't want encampments in those parks. and so we're going to do everything we can. sure, there are public parks are for everybody. the original agreement came when the faa threatened to pull federal funding if the encampment was not cleared from the park near sjc federal regulations require a buffer zone due to unacceptable noise levels from landing planes and that's where this camp resides airport officials stood by the original plan for a fence around the park today during the city council meeting citing lowest costs and the least likely chances for re-encampment. look our city is besieged with a crisis. more sense. there's no question about it. and there's a lot more that we need to do and we've got an ambitious plan to build aggressively to get more of our in-house residence off the street. but this cannot be a city where we build fences and walls to keep members of our public out of public spaces. we reached out to the faa, but they did not respond to our
request for comment in san jose dustin dorsey abc news fighting back a popular fast food restaurant battle san francisco over the vaccine mandate court problems. the port of oakland says it is ready to step in and help so why aren't the ships coming up here and remembering the oakland hills firestorm now 30 years why hide your skin if dupixent has your moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis under control? hide our skin? not us. because dupixent targets a root cause of eczema,
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burger chain are defiant after having their only san francisco location being briefly shut down by the department of public health in and out at fisherman's wharf is back open, but only for takeout the restaurant was ordered to cease all operations last thursday after health inspectors found workers repeatedly failing to verify that customers who were eating inside were actually vaccinated they reopened the next day for takeout only. out sent us a statement reading as follows. we refuse to become the vaccination police for any government. it is unreasonable invasive and unsafe to force our restaurant associates to segregate customers into those who may be served and those who may not whether based on the documentation they carry or any other reasons san francisco department of public health said vaccination is particularly important in a public indoor setting where groups of people are gathering and removing their masks factors that make it year for the virus to spread. this is why san francisco
requires proof of vaccination for indoor dining now we're checking with some other counties and we've learned that the in and out in pleasant hill was cited twice for violating contra costa counties indoor dining health order. abc news has now confirmed that the fda will authorize the mixing and matching of covid-19 booster shots this week according to the cdc so far nearly 11 million americans have received booster shots, including 15% of people ages 65 and up. only the pfizer vaccine has been authorized for use as a booster for certain hybris groups who received two doses of the pfizer vaccine at least six months ago and a new study from the cdc says the pfizer vaccine is 93% effective. in preventing hospitalization due to covid-19 among young people ages 12 to 18. a new study released today shows mixing and matching vaccines can actually give you a big immunity boost. i spoke with ucsf infectious disease specialists, dr. monica gandhi today at 3 pm on getting
answers then we had an incredible study just this morning from sweden that showed if you had a johnson & johnson equivalent. it's called astrazeneca followed by an mrna vaccine you were more protected by 20% higher against symptomatic covid. so all this data put together means that we mixing and matching is likely. good, not only be allowed but probably encouraged at least for johnson. another new study has also found that people who are infected and then vaccinated some months after their recovery have hybrid immunity which essentially amounts to super immunity and according to a new study in the journal science may last far longer than vaccination alone. the major backlog of container ships at the ports of los angeles and long beach. it's the worst that it's ever been with 100 ships. just waiting to enter and unload. that's just today prior to the pandemic there were typically about 17 ships waiting on any given day but officials at the port of oakland say hey, there's no backlog here and they are
ready to help out abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow with the latest from oakland. while the ports of los angeles and long beach experience a backlog of ships and cargo the port of oakland has room to spare. we are part of the solution to stabilize the supply chain. so we were talking with ocean carriers to offer relief from the other ports port of oakland director of maritime brian brandis says the port experienced some congestion earlier this year, but rebounded by increasing its workforce by 16 percent and training employees to do more the dock workers are actually in a very eager and ready to handle additional with an increase in e-commerce during the pandemic consumers have felt the impact of port backlogs with empty shelves and increased prices the ports of los angeles and long beach are now looking to 24/7 operations to help ease congestion their commitment to go all in on. 24/7 operations means that businesses of all sizes will get their goods on shells faster and more reliably and it says there's no need for that in
oakland. we are looking at it. it's not needed in oakland, but we will continue to monitor it you know with our terminal operators and our industry supply chain partners. he says special carriers may not be taking oakland up on the offer because of concerns it could add an incremental delay. that's absolutely not the right way to go. we can't handle all of the additional. but we can handle a significant portion of it abc 7 news reached down to the ports of los angeles and long beach regarding oakland's offer. we have not heard back yet melanie woodrow abc 7 news seems like we've been waiting for months for meaningful rain kristen and it's close. that's right, and i haven't even put my patio furniture. away, or put the covers on. ah. anymore hours, i have sandy to do this. you should do it really fast. so kristen when you get off of work and larry time to put those away because the winds are going to ramp up later on tonight and the rain is coming in. you still have a few more hours. i want to show you live. 7 the rain is approaching right
now the north coast and they are starting to see some gusty winds up to our north but we don't have the rain just yet. the clouds are beginning to gather from our emeryville camera as we look at the golden gate bridge mid to upper 60s from san francisco to oakland, san jose currently 69 and morgan hill. you're at 70 degrees. here's a live view from our san rafael camera a little breezy outside certainly clouding up mid 60s from novato to santa rosa upper 60s, concord fair. build and livermore one other live picture from our east bay hills camera as we look towards diablo wet and windy later tonight showers tomorrow our next system comes in friday, and then we have a potent storm sunday into monday that may have the atmospheric river connection enough to soak us with several inches of rain. this one is a light system light to moderate rain between tonight and tomorrow. it's a level one strong gusty winds and there's a small chance of thunder off o coastline as that storm approaches. so the hourly wind forecast you will notice southerly winds 35 to 37 miles an hour along the coast.
going to be breezy inland as well. the gusty winds continue tomorrow morning before they begin to ease now. i want to show you the hour by hour timeline of the rain seven o'clock. it's around the mendocino coast as we go into 9 pm the north bay's getting wet. we start to see some wet weather around the east bay down towards the santa cruz mountains strongest part of the storm the heaviest rain at 9 pm is still to the north of us, but we will see some brief pockets of moderate rain going into the overnight hours hours and then tomorrow morning scattered showers. brewery roadways, you know the drill with the oil is getting drawn up might want to give yourself that extra time if you are commuting or going somewhere tomorrow afternoon some more showers coming through going into tomorrow evening. that's the same storm now rainfall totals between tonight and tomorrow night highest to our north about three-quarters of an inch cloverdale about a tenth of an inch of the inland east bay, but some of the wetter north bay locations will be picking up over an inch of rain morning temperatures with windy conditions 40s 50s certainly will need the gear as you head
ows low to mid 60s f yourtorrowd wednesday. i want tomi we have two moretorms. the next one is thursday night into friday and one more which is that atmospheric river between sunday and tuesday could deliver as you will notice across the region anywhere from about three to about six inches of rain with higher totals possible around the santa cruz mountains stay tuned because it's still very unclear as to where that atmospheric river will directly aim. that's going to change as we get closer accuweather 7 day level one tomorrow scattered showers more rain, thursday and friday both level. saturday afternoon evening is a one but then we bring in the potent storm for sunday stormy day monday. it's a level two as well and then tuesday some lingering showers, larry and kristen sandia. thank you. it's not just for hurricanes the other weather phenomena. will soon be named as well.
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called out at 7:30 in the morning for rekindle. the wind was howling what we call the diablo the east winds gusting up to 70 miles an hour. winds you have to remember a category one hurricane has starting at around 74 miles per hour. imagine combining that with what turned out to be the hottest day in the bay area in more than a century sadly you put all those conditions together. it's the perfect mix. for what was to come? we're working on several hotspot. we have on both sides of the canyon and it's just gonna take this wind is really whipping them up. we have a train fire conditions are starting up at this time. the hot spots up here on the old fire scene are going to create quite a problem back then another engine company up here. they thought they had it out and then went really kicked up the smoke just a popping out. ground and you could feel the
heat coming through your boots. and then there was big rumbling sound and the ground started to shake and it sounded like a 747 was right overhead. the debrief in the eucalyptus was hitting the ground and catching on fire. the last thing i remember was reverse cascade of fire from the ground to the top of the trees and then it just the whole line of trees next to the houses. just blew up. like i'm down to bottom. here we got big problems. you better give me some companies down here too. this is coming down this way down where i am. we've got to at least a hundred acres trees brush houses. don't think we're going to stop this thing. darker and darker a friend from up the hill said it's black smoke here. we're leaving. and then the neighbor who had called me about the tunnel being closed and it's crested the hill. get out now.
out to try to find my husband. he took the dog in one car. i took my nine-year-old daughter in the other car. and as i back out of my driveway hiller drive. bumper to bumper traffic somebody had to stop to let me get in. and the fire was coming down that hillside that hillside had eucalyptus the eucalyptus brands were blowing over to the other side. you can actually hear trees exploding. background the flames are coming down the hill. it's so hot. i'm like this with the air conditioning full blast. and all of a sudden i'm see people behind me running across the hill. to go down a tunnel road because the fire has crossed the road behind me.
throw with eucalyptus it just exploded. all of a sudden i'm standing there and it goes what and it was like being in a movie it was not real, but it was real. oh, it was real. all right, and scary joining us now is abc 7 news? order leslie brinkley who worked on this special i had a friend who went up to try to help and ended up suffering smoke inhalation because he was just overwhelmed but what are we going to learn in this special us? well, i think what we le that fires can and do happen in our backyards. i think we all think of wildfires as being in up in the mountains up and open space in parks bordering open space, but this was a true urban wildfire in the sense that this fire was approaching the city of berkeley. it was a scary moment in time. i think we that i think we also
learned and i know i did personally from covering the fire. it's good to live somewhere where you know, you're escape routes and it's good to know that you've got perhaps you live somewhere where there. to escape routes not just one narrow one lane road going away from your home. so a lot of lessons to be taken away from this larry and kristen and leslie you cover the east bay hills fires for a long time after and and just going there in the aftermath what stood out to you because just looking at the video i think deathly and desolate is how it feels what about in person when you were there? kind of a moonscape. i was working the night shift at the time. so the entire week at the after the fire. i was up in the oakland hills at sthe chieys ofput out the hot sr like these weird ghostly memorials. homes that once stood there one of the homeowners.
i remember talking to some people reacted by screaming and having a meltdown. they lost everything one man in particular though. i know brought up candles brought up bottles of wine walked through. what was his doorway? sat down in the ruins and pondered and thought back on his life there and kind of assessed. this is he didn't lose his life. he just lost possessions. i was blown away. by a lot of the people i met that week, but it is those ghostly ghastly chimneys. this is one of them still standing up here. that's the part of a memorial up near the caldecott tunnel scary times. yeah, and so many people did go back to rebuild. how are the current fire seasons different from back then because it seems like we cover so much more of the disasters that are taking place in the north bay. and thank goodn bay hills have d largely unscathed. that's a good question because i think there's some positives from it. it was after the oakland hills
fire that the big push was on to clear brush and backyard. to be careful of the land around your home to transition away from wood shake roofs. i mean there have been lots of things that have been embedded in our brains ever since that fire. we've also been told to have go bags ready to be prepared more than we were i think back then but on a of side as you know, we are seeing these fires crop up all over santa rosa in a suburban interface with the rural area the oakland hills fire was an urban rural interface and i think one of the things we take away from it that that makes it worse now is drought climate change, so i can't forget those images. it was ghastly seen and something that hopefully we can learn from larry and kristen. all right, leslie. thank you so much. so many lessons to be learned and so relevant today, so please
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all right time now for the four at four with amma and sania joining us as we're waiting for a storm to hit one city in spain is about to make a major change for forecasters. next year. seville will be the first city to name and rank. waves much like forecasters do with hurricanes officials. hope the initiative will raise awareness of heat health-related hazards, which are becoming more pressing as climate change increases the intensity. frequency and duration of extreme heat events sandia. this is this is your area. so what do you think of the idea? we've got we've got our own scale the storm impact scale. absolutely. i think it's a good idea, especially like you said to is awareness of the dangers of heat and i know we're all experiencing worsening heat waves in their lasting so much longer. so i think it's a great idea. i think that that's something that could actually help people realize how important it is to take those precautions during hot weather. what do you think alma? yeah, i agree. i mean if it helps even just a
few people be a little bit safer. i think we hear oh it's gonna be hot today, but if you hear this heat wave and it's got a name maybe it causes. to pay a little more attention and do what you need to do to protect yourself and those you love. sandy you think a name or a number would be better because we have the scale that sort of tells you. how bad the weather is going to be as opposed to just saying? okay, it's heatwave larry. yeah, you know, whatever. i think judge. what judge however you want. yeah blistering beale has a better ring to it, but i think we should categorize one before one, you know being just yeah short duration heatwave for perhaps a longer and more intense heatwave. yeah. all right, although i think you can do it with names too. like sunny seems like a not very intense heatwave but something like color color or something like that. all right, the ceo of san francisco tech company bolt is joining the cause for four day
work week. we made this move not to work less but to work smarter more. additionally with higher productivity and all and overall be able to have more fun and enjoyment while we do the work. yeah, the ceo there was on getting answers at three today. he said he believes in working like lions not cows both is one month into a three-month experiment on this new schedule and employee survey showed over 80% of workers reported a surge in productivity and 95% say they want to keep working four days a week. so what they do is monday through thursday you work hard. and then friday treated like a weekend go. enjoy yourself if you want to catch up on a little work. that's okay, too, but you certainly don't have to kind of like what we do on saturdays and is you know, so who's into that larry we're looking at you. i think it's a great idea. i mean, it doesn't really apply in this line of work that much because the expectation is, you know, if you're working
weekdays, you're going to be here every single day, but you know, my daughter's company does it and i think it's every other friday where they get a chance to just take the friday off and and they all love it. so i think a lot of companies a lot of employees would really would really want this. i don't see why couldn't apply to almost any business model though. i mean really? it's just a shift in thinking i don't see what the big. deal would be why one industry couldn't necessarily do it. we want you here every day almost. yeah, we need you here. yeah, look the idea is, you know be judged by the product of what you do in your work and your accomplishments and you know not by clocking in the hours in a lot of fields that could work. so we'll see it might help them retain good people. yeah, and that's the thing as long as you get your work done. they don't care, you know when you do your work right people have become used to paying a premium for apple products. the question is is the company gone maybe too far with one of its new quote unquote accessories apple is now selling
polishing cloth for $19191919 19 bucks for a piece of cloth the tech giant says the cloth is made of a soft non-abrasive materials have gold threads larry. yeah, it might it might just flakes. we don't want that to damage the equipment that will clean and display safely and effectively of the cost is not stop people from buying it, which is really remarkable 19 bucks. it's currently sold out will be available again. will of course november i have an alternative for you if you can't get it's so soft. and what was the other soft and non-abrasive and that's a cheap. i am for the cost of the phone that sucker better come with it. yeah, i'm just saying. i think a towel would work. i mean just get a towel and wipe the phone. it's not gonna how braces how primitive that's howl. yeah, i'll pass with with a fine apple product. you want to touch i had t
this joke. it's not it's real. own it's that's right. fisher price has teamed up with the best buy to turn the i fisher-price chatter telephone pole toy into a working handset for adults. it's got that same rainbow color rotary dial and rolling wheels now really works through bluetooth. it's only available at best buy and sells for $60. you do need a working cell phone to make it work. now that idea i can get behind. what do you think ama. maybe i'm just feeling reallyy cheap today 60 bucks. i don't know forget about the price rick. did you like the idea? let's just say it's whatever the price is. i into that kind of thing. i i guess i'm still confused. so that's not your cell. it has to hook up to cell phone but you use that as your cell phone.
i think so. okay canyonship is what it sounds like. yeah, you can pick it up and you talk into it and it will it's is a fit in your pocket. does it fit my purse? i don't know. no, it's and can it pair with different cell phones like just a bluetooth enabled device and now i'm really confused because i assume that the kids would be using this are we supposed to yeah, it's for adults. i don't nostalgia, you know about five anymore millennials. yeah, i'm just gonna say yeah, maybe for millennials. okay. all right. yeah, but they really have to do is design a cloth that you like the phone with i have it i just for 19 dollars. all right, that's it for the four
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53rd anniversary of tommy. john carlos's historic statement for social justice on the medal stand at the 1968 summer olympic games in mexico city and today san jose state honored the two legendary spartans in the shadow of the statue commemorating that transformative moment, which the university's new track coach called the most iconic image of sport and protest in american history. all around the world no matter what corner of the world you are in everybody knows this moment. everybody remembers these men and very little understand the sacrifices that ultimately accompanied them home. coach ryan says athletes and black people in america are
still fighting the same fight as smith and carlos five decades ago, and i'm sure colin kaepernick among others would agree with that. all right, rain is coming rain is coming rain is coming did we tell you rain is coming? i heard that somewhere. yes, and it's beneficial rain that's coming kristin and larry. let me show you live doppler 7. it's a light level one storm that we are tracking. it's already knocking at the door of further in california its way into our area it arrives in the north bay at 8 o'clock tonight. we'll start to see some rain at 10 pm in the east bay parts of san francisco. and then while you sleep some showers will continue to move through including the commute and into tomorrow afternoon temperatures tomorrow in the 50s 60s. make sure you have your rain gear handy. we have more storms coming but the good news is for the walk to end al members in san ramon on saturday will have a short breather. so comfortable weather cloudy skies temperatures going from the 50s to the 60s. much needed rain will come in
saturday night going into sunday. so on the accuweather 7-day forecast. we have a one. day, thursday, friday saturday and then a two stronger storm. sunday into monday kristin. all right. thank you sandia. kim. kardashian is a reality. are and social media influencer now, she can add crime-fighting to her resume as abc news. to will gantz found out it all started with an instagram post. with more than 259 million followers each post is bound to be at least a little important but solving an international smuggling scheme the like button on instagram doesn't cover that this photo of kim from the 2018 met gala posing next to the coffin of negemunk leading to the conclusion of a year's long criminal case. we are very fortunate to have his beautiful coffin made of gilded cartonage half a million people coming to see the golden. often the centerpiece of an exhibition at the met back in 2018, but the metropolitan
museum of art new york receiving a tip after kim's photo from the met gala in gold and heavy eyeliner. just like the sarcophagus next to her went viral the museum discovering the sarcophagus was stolen and closing that show early the manhattan assistant district attorney was emailed a photo by an anonymous informant in the middle east saying he recognized the coffin and knew it had been looted museum officials saying they bought coffee kiss for 4 million dollars from an art dealer in paris in 2017, but were fooled by fake paper saying it had been legitimately exported decades ago. the coffin was made in egypt sometime between 150 and 50 bc and remained buried more than 2,000 years, but the kim k picture is the clue that broke the case wide open after realizing what happened the met returned the coffin to egypt where it was put on display. the grand egyptian museum in cairo keeping the antiquities theme a 900 year old sword has been discovered in the mediterranean. this is just off the coast of
israel other artifacts, including stone and metal anchors and pottery fragments were also found experts say the size of the sort of three feet long and the shape suggests it belonged to a crusader. very cool. all right, the bachelorette is back. i season is right off the bat like let's let's talk about life. sneak peek of what you can expect to see o first psoriasis, then psoriatic arthritis. it was really holding me back.
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two premieres the bachelorette and queens followed by abc 7 news at 11 the new bachelorette michelle young sat down with abc news reporter kaylee hartung an exclusive look now at tonight's premiere. love 101 is in session. i have high expectations, but that's because i'm willing to do those things as well. and i do hand out some passing grades. do our hand out some failing grades, too. at times at times i do. michelle young the former d1 basketball player says her search for love is about having those tough conversations after your experience on matt season. what did you take? away from that and bring with you through your own journey. i season is right off the bat like let's let's talk about life. i want to know what their thoughts are and being with a biracial woman or being you know with someone who's a teacher or all of these different
controversies and paying that we're kind of surrounded by i wanted to know how someone would handle that leaving her classroom to give these men a lesson in earning an a plus and a rose. do we see you fall in love? i stuck to my guns. to who i was and every single moment and and so i'm in love with where i'm at right now gma has an exclusive look ahead of tonight's premiere they saw some about how to get the most screen time. and so the notes are in your room. help us. get to know the men. let's play a speed round. okay, who's the most attractive martin? who's the best kisser nate? who did you go on the best date with? jamie who had the best entrance night one rick you can see that two hour premiere of the bachelorette tonight at 8 pm eastern right here on abc kaylee hartung abc news, los angeles. she wasn't revealing a whole lot. well, she did with the best kisser and all that stuff, but
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