tv ABC7 News 600PM ABC December 14, 2020 6:00pm-7:00pm PST
>> we now are protecting those who have been protecting us. >> just about an hour ago the governor tweeted pfizer will send california nearly 400,000 more doses next week. vaccinations in the bay area start tomorrow. in san francisco, at contra costa county, and santa clara county with more cases than any other bay area county. chris nguyen explains the vaccination plan in the south bay. >> reporter: as the bay area begins the process of vaccinating the public against covid-19 health officials know they have a monumental task ahead of them. >> many, many hours of planning to make sure we have the right people in place, the right product in place, the right sequencing. >> reporter: in santa clara county 17,550 doses of the pfizer vaccine are scheduled to arrive this week. of that initial allotment stanford health care expects to receive 3,900 doses by friday
with the plan to start vaccinating its workforce on saturday. >> to the people at the frontline of care and service and they're not just doctors and nurses. they're environmental service workers, anybody who is providing direct care in the higher environments. >> reporter: one of the first people in our area to get the vaccine will be covid icu nurse victoria, a health care hero at stanford. >> i trust the science says the vaccine is safe and sign me up. i'm ready for it. i'm ready for this to end a lot of suffering for many people. >> reporter: county officials say they also expect to receive 39,000 doses of the moderna vaccine next week, and that this is only the beginning. >> we are hoping these vaccines will eventually spell the end of this pandemic. let's all stay safe, however, and be patient while we wait our turn. >> reporter: although it will be months before the vaccine is available to the masses, the community will ultimately decide what's best for them.
>> we're trying to encourage people, give them transparent information about the vaccines and why we think it's a valuable thing to do. it's one more decision that people need to make for themselves. >> reporter: in the south bay chris nguyen, abc 7 news. now besides frontline health care workers seniors in nursing homes will be among the first to get the vaccine. those living in other group settings will be next in line. abc 7 news reporter laura anthony joins us live from walnut creek with that part of the story and a look at the potential hurd lts. >> reporter: hi, dionne. the community behind me is not a nursing home but a congregate setting. the folks have been talking about and getting information about this vaccine for weeks now. the trick will be to convince them it's safe when it's their turn. >> whenever they bring it, i'll take it. >> reporter: she says without
hesitation she'll take the new covid-19 vaccine. the 89-year-old lives at walnut creek's senior community that includes both assisted and independent living. >> it is going to be administered comparable to our annual flu clinics. we have partnered with cvs. they will come in. we'll make sure everything is set up in advance. >> reporter: pleasant hill's choice in aging sefrves a different population, many many them home alone. >> we are going to work together to ensure we have a massive public media campaign, not twitter, not facebook, not necessarily through their tex messaging, but really looking at where do they get their news and information from. >> reporter: others worry a glitch could arise when it comes time to administer the vaccine to individual seniors. >> for people who are living in congregate living facilities i would say i want to talk to my son or my daughter or my spouse
about whether i should do this. and it is very difficult for those people to have that kind of conversation right now. >> reporter: she told us she'll do her part to put her friends and neighbors at ease. >> there are some who said they hate shots. i have heard that the needles are very sharp, so that means it shouldn't hurt that much. >> reporter: now as we've said the county's frontline health care workers will begin receiving the vaccine tomorrow afternoon. there is no time line yet for facilities like byron park, but they tell me they are registered. they are ready when their time comes. in walnut creek, laura anthony, abc 7 news. >> all right, we appreciate that report, thank you. frontline health care workers walked off the job today at sutter eden medical center.
140 members of teamsters local 856 including respiratory care therapists and lab technicians staged a one-day strike over the lack of progress on a new contract. they claim the hospital wants to cut their health benefits, retirement and even funeral leave. sutter released a statement saying in part, quote, it is disheartening that teamsters are choosing to take this unnecessary action at a time when we should be focusing our attention on the patients who need us most. >> in the north bay marin county was supposed to receive the pfizer vaccine today, but now it has to wait. abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow tracking down that delay. >> reporter: nearly 2,000 doses of the pfizer covid-19 vaccine expected to arrive in marin county today will instead arrive on wednesday. >> we had been slated to be among the first, and that was exciting. now we're not quite as near the front of the line but, again, 48
hours over the long term doesn't make a big difference. and it might give the teams a little bit longer to really be even more prepared. >> reporter: marin county public health officer says the county has been at the top of the list to receive the vaccine due to its ultra cold storage availability. as soon as the county received the news they got on a call with their local hospitals and skilled nursing facilities. >> they had planned to start vaccinating staff tomorrow, tuesday. that will now start on thursday which puts them into the weekend. >> reporter: all skilled nursing facility staff will be vaccinated by monday. >> in some ways these little adjustments are expected. it's such a large operation with so many moving parts. >> reporter: marin was not the only county whose plan was revised though he department know which other counties were impacted. >> the main thing we have a vaccine that's safe and effective. it seems like it's actually working. >> reporter: marin county is expecting 300 doses of the
moderna vaccine in addition to another 2,000 doses of the pfizer vaccine. in the newsroom melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. while the vaccine is an extraordinarily positive step towards the end of the pandemic we are in no way out of the woods. for the fifth straight day the state has set a new record for the number of hospitalized patients. there's also a record number of people sick enough to need icu care. san francisco is now seeing a large thanksgiving surge, and abc 7 news anchor liz has more on where things stands. >> reporter: as excited as we all are about the covid-19 vaccine, the reality is the current situation in california is not something to celebrate. cases continue to rise. today there were more than 33,000 new cases reported across the state. the current 14-day positivity rate is 10.5%. one weak ago 8.4%. >> we are in the midst of the worst moment of this pandemic. >> reporter: icu capacity is
still declining. the bay area is at a 17.8% capacity not yet at the 15% threshold, but there's no sign yet the spread is slowing. in the central valley icu capacity is currently zero. >> we are very close within the next week or so anticipating that to be replicated in other parts of this state. >> reporter: in san francisco the county says this morning they received 2,000 doses of the pfizer vaccine. meantime cases are also drastically surging. public health director said the city has seen a 50% increase in cases since thanksgiving. he's now again urging people to cancel all upcoming holiday travel. >> let's give the gift of health. >> reporter: there's a big question of enforcement. the current stay-at-home order allows hotels and airbnbs to be open only for essential travel who is really checking? i just wanted to check and see your availability next week on christmas eve and christmas day.
i called five hotels in san diego where my parents live and where usually i would visit for the holidays. the first four told me they would book me a reservation on christmas no questions asked, one even told me their pools were open for use. it was only the fifth hotel that told me they're not taking any reservations because of the new restrictions. but i appreciate you taking the precaution. the fact many hotels aren't taking the same precautions means it is up to us. >> with so much virus out there now, you simply are note going to be able to get away with behaviors that you may have before. >> for the latest updates on the coronavirus vaccine, download the abc 7 news app. you can enable push alerts for developments as they happen. and a reminder tonight a special edition of "20/20," the shot, race for the vaccine, a look at the safety, access and timing of the vaccine.
that is tonight at 10:00 right here on abc 7. an often overlooked yet essential workforce is fighting for early access to the vaccine. next, the workers significantly impacted by the virus who now want protection. and i'm meteorologist drew tuma. we'll have the timing of our next storm ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ (beeping sound) ♪ ♪
visit your volvo retailer for special offers during our holiday safely sales event. twto treat acute, non-low back stmuscle and joint pain doctors with topical nsaids first. a formulation they recommend can be found in salonpas. a formulation they recommend can be found in salonpas. salonpas. it's good medicine. hisamitsu. for people with heart failure taking entresto, it may lead to a world of possibilities. entresto is a heart failure medicine prescribed by most cardiologists. it was proven superior at helping people stay alive and out of the hospital. heart failure can change the structure of your heart
so it may not work as well. entresto helps improve your heart's ability to pump blood to the body. and with a healthier heart, there's no telling where life may take you. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure kidney problems, or high blood potassium. ask your doctor about entresto for heart failure. entrust your heart to entresto. coronavirus vaccinations are under way for health care workers, so are lobbying efforts to give a higher priority to workers in certain jobs. one such group is the state's
800,000 farmworkers. abc 7 news reporter david louie asked advocates to explain their reasoning. >> reporter: the covid-19 infection rate among farmworkers is staggering. a study by uc berkeley found farmworkers tested positive at a rate almost three times higher than the overall state population. >> be the central valley, the imperial valley, the salinas valley, they have been impacted significantly and ensuring we protect them through a vaccination or begin those efforts is incredibly important. >> reporter: rivas and other state lawmakers made an appeal to governor newsom. national groups have written to president trump and to president-elect biden over concern of a disruption in the food supply chain. setting the vaccine priorities, one of them, michigan, has given food and agriculture workers the same priority as teachers, police and firefighters. >> when you look at the way farmworkers live in
intergenerational housing, critically overcrowded housing, this impacts their families. certainly it threatens these communities. >> reporter: even if priority is given farmworkers told uc researchers only half would get vaccinated and the other worried about side effects or didn't trust the government. in the meantime an effort is under way to include all food-related workers. >> getting that food to the grocery stores and having a good, safe, and healthy supply chain for transportation, those folks are important. >> reporter: human health and the health of california's $50 billion agriculture economy are at stake. we reached out to governor newsom's office but there has been no response. david louie, abc 7 news. california health care workers are already getting vaccinated. people living in long-term care facilities are also expected to get their shots early. today on getting answers at 3:00 p.m. abc 7 n n n n n
sze about how long it could take to vaccinate everyone in the first group. >> in the first phase, i'll be happy if we get it by the end of this calendar year. i probably wouldn't have been as optimistic before, but we heard that we'll be getting moderna vaccine as well, coming through a different route am nevertheless, we should get that, something like 25,000 to ucsf alone by the end of the year. >> oh, okay. that's a lot more than the pfizer right now. that's great news for you. a question on facebook, wants to know should administrative health care workers get the vaccine after all the health care workers get it? >> so i think we're thinking about the frontline of the frontline and if the administrative health care worker is near the emergency room, the intensive care unit and involved in that administration, that person
would be included in that site. so it's not really based on who you are, like a clinician, a doctor, a nurse, et cetera, it's based on how often you have prolonged contact with someone who might have covid, so it might be the janitorial staff, it might be the transport person. and that equity is really important. >> oh, okay. that's interesting. so it's exposure risk not necessarily the job category. >> yes. >> is that just for ucsf or just for california or is that the cdc guidance? >> i think the cdc didn't really specify but i know that's the way we've been thinking about it here. i mean, it's implied in the way the tiers have worked out. i know that for sure ucsf is being very equitable about it. that is really heartening for me to know. i would much rather forgo my own vaccine to make sure that somebody else who is at higher risk than myself would get it in front of me.
>> do you know when you might get it? >> i'm hoping, i'm crossing my fingers, for the next week or two. >> okay, okay. have they given you some guidance or advice based on with regard to getting that vaccination, like for example, you might suffer side ex effects so plan on a day of doing nothing. what have they told you. >> it's interesting how that aspect is being worked out operationally. so any one site no more than one-third will be immunized at one time and that's exactly for the reason like you mentioned, kristen. it will be because you don't want everyone calling in sick at the same time in case they have low grade fevers or muscle aches or feel like they have a lot of inflammation going on. >> now dr. chin-hong wanted to emphasize if you experience side effects they are likely to only
last a day or so. a police officer is facing charges for an incident at pier 39 that left a man with broke bones. four felony charges of battery. in october of last year he was said to beat him with a baton. he was not arrested at the time. san francisco district attorney chesa boudin announced the charges today. last month he filed manslaughter charges against a police officer who shot and killed a man during a chase back in 2017. the police officers union released a response just a few minutes ago saying boudin is withholding all facts and is more interested in headline chasing than administering justice in a fair and impartial manner. make sure to enjoy a few dry and sunny days because there is more rain on the way. as we take a live look outside, drew has it all in his seven-day forecast next.
chevy's proud to give our employee discount to everyone. the chevy price you pay, ...is what we pay. not a cent more. because giving, ...and giving back, is what the holidays are all about. use the chevy employee discount for everyone to get a total value of over eight thousand four hundred dollars on this silverado. get the chevy employee discount for everyone today.
tomorrow. king tides happen when the sun, moon and earth align and the moon is in its closest position to earth. gosh, water, water everywhere even in the forecast, larry. >> yes, and drew looks so excited talking about the rain earlier in the tease. wow, somebody is pumped about this. >> i mean, how could you not be? it's been such a dry start to our water year. and finally this week we got some beneficial rain and then more rain is on the way on wednesday. tonight, though, we already have some changes in our sky. live doppler 7 along with satellite, we had clear skies, a lot of sunshine for much of our monday. now we're beginning to see some clouds move back on in especially in the north bay right now and tonight we'll see the clouds just continue to increase from north to south. there is that high surf advisory still in effect for the next couple of minutes. it will expire at 7:00 p.m. tonight. we're still tracking an increased ocean current, wave heights right now 11 to 15 feet.
the waves will continue to calm down overnight tonight once that high surf advisory does expire. we still have a coastal flood advisory for the king tides. the king tides, our highest all year. they occur in the winter. you can see our high tide tomorrow shortly after 11:00 a.m. that's when we could see localized flooding along the coastline. numbers up there right now, we're gradually cooling off into the 40s and low 50s. 53 right now the current temperature in oakland. already down to 48 in santa rosa and san mateo. 51 in fremont. livermore down to 48 degrees. so tonight we will continue to see the clouds on the increase. so we'll call it a mostly cloudy night on the way. temperatures will get chilly. very similar to last night in the mid-30s to mid-40s across the region. future weather as we go hour by hour tomorrow not nearly as bright of a day. we'll call it partly sunny. a warm front moves through here and you can see at about 3:00,
4:00 in the afternoon from ukiah and points to the north it is trying to bring a light shower. i really think that most areas will remain dry, but that warm front will certainly increase the cloud cover over the next 24 hours. get you near tuesday, temperatures very december-like out there. mid-50s to lower 60s by the afternoon and, again, partly sunny skies on the menu. those clouds are ahead of the storm we're tracking moving in here on wednesday which will linger into thursday. rain will spread from north to south very similar to how the storm behaved last weekend. heaviest rain will occur overnight into thursday morning. right now rainfall estimates about a quarter to three-quarters of an inch of rain for most of us. pretty decent soaking. we'll get you into wednesday. wednesday midday showers, very light, very is notty in the north bay. it's not until after sunset on wednesday that we'll track the cold front, begin to move in first in the north bay by about
10:00 p.m. at night. then in the early morning hours of thursday, that front will move to the south and by that time, 2:00 a.m., it's in the heart of the bay area. and then it will continue its trek to the south bay about 4:00 early thursday morning. so in terms of total rainfall again highest totals likely in the north bay, but i think a pretty good soaking for many of us. a quarter to three-quarters of an inch of rain. i wouldn't be surprised if we see a couple spots get close to an inch of wet weather out of the next storm system. we're also tracking snow again coming to the sierra. we had some snow last weekend. more snow coming on wednesday. so a winter storm watch is in effect beginning at 7:00 p.m. on wednesday lasting through 10:00 a.m. on thursday. above 5,500 feet could see 6 to 9 inches of snow, our highest peaks could see up to 16 inches of fresh snow. so back at home here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. it's all about the increasing clouds. partly sunny skies. wednesday rain gets here at night. heaviest overnight into early
thursday morning. so it's wet thursday. then once the storm exits you can find brighter, drier skies and even warming up over the week. saturday and sunday temperatures in the upper 50s to lower 60s. >> hey, drew, remember when i called you during the 7:00 or during the sunday night show and i called you a weather geek? >> yeah this is why. >> i appreciate you. unlike larry does. >> i didn't say i didn't appreciate him. >> larry loves me. >> yes. >> larry loves my weather forecast. >> thank you, thank you. dion is trying to divide us. not going to happen. >> no, never. >> it's been about a year since coronavirus first surfaced. i know it feels like ten years, but it's been about a year. it's been all about the race for a vaccine since then. as part of this week's dedicated coverage to the topic, see what it took to get us
for people with heart failure taking entresto, it may lead to a world of possibilities. entresto helped people stay alive and out of the hospital. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure, kidney problems, or high blood potassium. ask your doctor about entresto.
the largest vaccination campaign in u.s. history is under way. many health care workers across the country got some of the first shots today. the nation is also marking the 300,000th death in the pandemic. in california we set another record for covid-19 hospitalizations, heading in the wrong direction. more than 13,600 patients. another record in the icu, nearly 3,000 patients. santa clara county announced a change to the length of quarantine time for people who have traveled or been exposed to the coronavirus. it was 14 days. now it's 10. >> however, because somebody can still get sick as far out as 14 days after their last exposure we still recommend that everyone monitor themselves for symptoms through the full 14 days from the last time they were exposed or from when they returned from traveling. >> this alliance with the same guidelines from the cdc and california department of public health. now we're at a crucial point in the covid-19 pandemic now that a vaccine is finally in
use. >> abc 7 news is dedicating this entire week to what you need to know right now about the vaccine. in fact, we have our own vaccine team and they'll answer your questions every day. abc 7 news reporter kate larsen has a look at the latest on all four vaccines on trial in the u.s., the importance of double doses because you do need two, and the expedited trial time line. >> reporter: herculean efforts by scientists and physicians around the world have resulted in more than 50 experimental covid vaccines in global clinical trials. the focus in the u.s. thus far on the big four -- pfizer, moderna, astrazeneca and johnson & johnson. images of people in the uk receiving pfizer's vaccine, the first clinically authorized fully tested covid vaccine, broadcast around the world to much celebration. three days later the food and drug administration granted pfizer emergency use authorization for its vaccine in the u.s. and now americans are getting vaccinated and on thursday the
fda will consider moderna's vaccine for emergency use. if granted the first doses could be administered by christmas. >> this is historic. this is an historic moment in the history of public health, an historic moment in medicine. >> reporter: hopes have been high for astrazeneca which is easier to store. but several communication missteps surrounding astrazeneca's safety and efficacy data have damaged relationships with u.s. federal regulators. trials, though, are ongoing in san francisco and oakland. johnson and johnson's vaccine is very promising. it's unique in it's just one dose for adults. like astrazeneca it's easy to store and inexpensive. johnson & johnson is wrapping up trials at stanford and the va. ucsf epidemiologist dr. george rutherford expects promising data early next year. >> the good news from johnson &
johnson they've increased their trial up to 40,000 people. you don't do that unless you're expecting a large affect. >> reporter: astrazeneca's efficacy varies depending on dosage but overall data shows it's 70% effective. ucsf infectious disease specialist dr. chin-hong proves it was 50%. >> these are amazing vaccines. you pass the test. >> reporter: for context the measles vaccine and gold standard is 97% effective after two doses. flu vaccine efficacies vary season to season but on average the past ten years flu vaccines have been about 44% effective. >> right now 60% of americans say they will get the vaccine, but we need it to be 70%. hopefully that number will increase. >> eporter: pfizer, moderna and
astrazeneca require two doses. pfizer is 52% after the first dose. why is it so important to follow one a second dose? >> if you have low levels of protection there's a theoretical risk of getting resistance in the entire population of covid. the second reason you may get a response after the first dose but we don't know how long or how durable that response is. the second dose is kind of like an insurance policy that you'll be protected for multiple years. >> it only took two months to develop a vaccine and get it into clinical trials. >> reporter: an epidemiologist with san francisco's department of public health and principle investigator for san francisco's phase three astrazeneca trial. >> there aren't any shortcuts. the reason it was so quick is that the technology for making the vaccines was already
available because it was being used to create vaccines against other infectious diseases. >> reporter: there's overlap between the different trial phases which compresses the time line and biotech companies and governments manufactured and bought vaccine product before knowing if it all actually worked. >> so that if a vaccine is found to be effective you can actually roll it out immediately. normally you wait until after you show that it's effective. then you apply to fda for license and then start manufacturing a vaccine. >> because it cost as lot of money to make this stuff. >> reporter: around the world china has candidates that are expected to ship globally. their sinopharm is 86%. russia is now reportedly struggling to manufacture the two shot vaccine. kate larsen, abc 7 news. >> all this week we'll be bringing you in-depth coverage
on the vaccine with our team of reporters and medical experts. tomorrow you'll hear about side effects of the vaccine from trial participants. you'll find all of our stories online at abc7news.com/vaccine. and if you have questions that's where you can go to get them answered. you'll find this form on most of our stories. all you have to do is fill it out and it sends your questions directly to us here at abc 7. big election news more than a month after voters cast their ballots. today it was time for the electoral college to cast theirs and they did it a little differently this year not just because of who was on the ballot. >> reporter: i'm wayne
san francisco's iconic cliff house restaurant is closed, permanently. the long time proprietors blame the national park service for not choosing a long-term operator when their contract expired. wayne freedman spent time inside today as the restaurant was taken apart. >> reporter: if you believe only what you read, there will be service at san francisco's world famous cliff house today, but
that can be deceiving. if you haven't heard, proep for the rude reality of a locked door. >> what's going on? >> reporter: maybe it's the national parks service for letting the lease lapse leaving the family that ran the place for 47 years in limbo. >> well, let's put it this way, somebody didn't get their job done in a timely manner. >> reporter: mary spoke with us long distance today. she and her husband first took the franchise in 1977. it's been family operated ever since. that's their son-in-law ralph burton, the general manager. he's now in charge of closing up the place. the pandemic, their last straw. >> well, it's sad, but it needs to get done. >> reporter: the sad part is so many generations of san franciscans have great memories inside this building. the question now, what will become of it? the national park service won't say. we, too, are disappointed about
the temporary disruption of service. we do not have any further information to provide at this time. >> i just think they're in a disconnect from local, washington and regional. i don't think they know what's going on. >> reporter: the cliff house began as a roadside attraction in 1863 and changed with time. it even burned down shortly after the 1906 earthquake. it has witnessed shipwrecks and glamour. the 130 pictures here testify to a century's worth of who's who for whom the cliff house was a place to be. >> all these pictures are all autographed. it's a huge collection. >> reporter: now more interesting relics. the family might put everything in storage or auction it off. >> i hate to see it end like ths but it's the way it's probably going to go. >> reporter: the last 47 years now another footnote in the history of this grand iconic structure. at the cliff house in san francisco, wayne freedman, abc 7
news. dion this is so sad. when i first heard the story i naturally assumed it's another pandemic situation. but then when you hear about the bureaucracy going on and the lease feud. the place has been there since 1863. couldn't they figure out a way to just fix this? >> you know, i think a lot of people are still holding out hope, because i ran by the cliff house the other day, and, you know, people were leaving signs. people were leaving flowers. this was the last time their lease was up and at risk. it's a piece of history. you have to think maybe there is still some way to save it. >> let's hope so. just ahead we have a dry weather pattern for at least a couple of days. drew will show you
women with metastatic we breast cancer.rs. our time... ...for more time... ...has come. living longer is possible- and proven in postmenopausal women taking kisqali plus fulvestrant. in a clinical trial, kisqali plus fulvestrant helped women live longer with hr+, her2- metastatic breast cancer. and it significantly delayed disease progression. kisqali can cause lung problems or an abnormal heartbeat,
which can lead to death. it can cause serious skin reactions, liver problems, and low white blood cell counts that may result in severe infections. tell your doctor right away if you have new or worsening symptoms, including breathing problems, cough, chest pain, a change in your heartbeat, dizziness, yellowing of the skin or eyes, dark urine, tiredness, loss of appetite, abdomen pain, bleeding, bruising, fever, chills, or other symptoms of an infection, a severe or worsening rash, are or plan to become pregnant, or breastfeeding. avoid grapefruit during treatment. ask your doctor about living longer with kisqali. california's electors cast their votes at the state capitol, and in doing so put joe biden over the top in the electoral college vote. 270 is the magic number. when california's votes came in they pushed biden well past that giving him 302. many in the chamber in sacramento stood and clapped.
t this year's electoral college vote had a different feel to it because of the pandemic. on abc 7 news at 4:00 the experience. >> it was very eerie for us. these events are civic events, full of people and crowds and media and protesters protesting everything, that someone won, that someone lost and what issues they care about. and it was all happening in a hermetically sealed environment. it was almost like being on a movie set. >> pelosi shared this, six ballots for various record keeping purposes. late this afternoon president-elect joe biden addressed the nation after the electoral college made his victory official. in a speech he thanked election
officials while clearly taking aim at president trump's continuing accusations of voter fraud. >> it is my sincere hope we never again see anyone subjected to the kind of threats and abuse we saw in this election. it's simply unconscionable. we owe these public servants a debt of gratitude. they didn't seek the spotlight. our democracy survived because of them. >> very strong tone. the next step is for congress to count the electoral college votes on january 6. house republicans have indicated they may object to the results in some states but that only delays the process. now after all the drama leading up to today's vote and attempts by president trump to sway swing states into getting their electors to vote for him it went off without a hitch. michigan did close its legislate tour's buildings and when a group tried to enter they were turned away by state police. arizona had its electors meet at
an undisclosed location to avoid confrontation with protesters. the electors stayed true to the canned ddidate who won the mosts in their state. >> in 33 states there are enforceable rules, enforceable of varying degrees which bind electors to the winner of the popular vote in that state. >> the final tally was 306 votes for joe biden and 232 for president trump, fearly the same martin trump won by in 2016. attorney general barr is resigning. he submitted his letter of resignation. tensions between the two men escalated recently. president trump has been very public in his criticism after barr announced that the justice department found no indications of widespread election fraud.
deputy attorney general jeff rosen will be the acting attorney general for the next few weeks. let's get a final check of the weather this hour, dion. >> we have some rain on the way once again. drew? >> that will come mainly wednesday night. tomorrow is a dry day but will look different. partly sunny skies as clouds increased ahead of the storm. the storm impact scale for wednesday night into thursday rain spreads from north to south with the heaviest falling overnight and rainfall totals likely between a quarter and three-quarters of an inch once the storm is out of here by thursday afternoon. rain gets here wednesday night. heaviest thursday morning. we dry out in the afternoon and warm up the temperatures a little bit. by saturday and sunday upper 50s to lower 60s.
>> all right, drew, thanks. all right. i'm in for dan. good to see draymond green today. the 49ers, those injury woes continue. continue. the latest on jimmy garoppolo.g. continue. the latest on jimmy garoppolo.g. ♪ do you recall, not long ago ♪ we would walk on the sidewalk ♪ ♪ all around the wind blows ♪ we would only hold on to let go ♪ ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ we need someone to lean on ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ all we needed somebody to lean on ♪ ♪ ♪ the volvo xc90 recharge plug-in hybrid. ♪ ♪ my psorii had enough!s pain? it's not getting in my way. joint pain, swelling, tenderness...much better.
my psoriasis, clearer... cosentyx works on all of this. four years and counting. so watch out. i got this! watch me. real people with active psoriatic arthritis look and feel better with cosentyx. cosentyx works fast for results that can last. it treats the multiple symptoms of psoriatic arthritis, like joint pain and tenderness, back pain, and helps stop further joint damage. don't use if you're allergic to cosentyx. before starting, get checked for tuberculosis. an increased risk of infections and lowered ability to fight them may occur. tell your doctor about an infection or symptoms, if your inflammatory bowel disease symptoms develop or worsen, or if you've had a vaccine, or plan to. serious allergic reactions may occur. i just look and feel better. i got real relief with cosentyx. watch me! feel real relief. ask your rheumatologist about cosentyx.
one week from tomorrow the warriors open the season with kevin durant and the nets. tomorrow night and thursday night in sacramento. both draymond green and james wiseman got their first practices in with the team as they work through covid protocols. both ruled out for tomorrow's preseason game but open beyond that. by all accounts some good energy on the practice floor today. >> i feel great. i'm excited. i feel rejuvenated, motivated. i'm really excited to get out there and just compete again. >> draymond, he's our leader. and so to go through camp the first week without our leader was difficult and he made his presence felt immediately. and then with james, he was playing with huge energy, flying around everywhere. >> i had so much energy. it was crazy, though, the first practice was crazy. i learned a lot. for myself and also just my
coaches, too. >> for the first time in school history the spartans will play in the mountain west championship. they will take on boise state at their new home. a 1:15 kickoff if las vegas saturday. this has to be the best video, going crowd surfing after the video against nevada. ranked 25th in the ap and coaches' poll. this the biggest in program history. >> the way people in the bay area are respond to go this football team and how they're responding to what san jose state is doing is magical. i know our players are working hard and i doan know if it's the biggest but for this team and our staff we sure as heck heck k like it is. >> the niners dropped to 5-8. deebo samuel suffered a hamstring shame. the coach believes the only way he returns is if the niners make the playoffs. as for jimmy garoppolo and
george at this time -- >> a number of high ankle sprains. jimmy's was the worst. he didn't need surgery. that's why he needs longer rest. he won't be back this week for practice. we'll see if jimmy is ready the following week. i think this week we have a chance of kittle for practice and that's it. >> last night the first stanford woman's player to dunk in a game right there. that all came in a historic win for the coach who won career game number 1,098. stanford beats pacific tomorrow night and that is all likelihood she will the winningest coach in women's basketball history. you don't want to miss it on espn2. sorting out nearly 350 toys that will be delivered throughout the week to local low-income and nonprofit organizations all part of the warriors toy drive season
of giving initiative. always love what our teams do for the community. the niners doing similar things. all the teams are very involved. larry, i know you were excited james wiseman and draymond green video, very exciting when they get everybody on the floor. >> yeah, i was keenly interested in seeing wiseman in the first practice. he's gigantic, first of all, and did not appear to be overwhelmed or intimidated. he was so effusive when he set a pick for steph, hey, i'm in the nba. >> he's bringing the energy. a lot of energy. he's only 19. the ceiling is high. join us tonight for abc 7 news at 11:00. >> as covid cases continue to surge, san francisco general hospital has received 2,000 doses of the vaccine those will start to be administered come
tuesday. i'll break it all down tonight at 11:00. one east bay county is getting more serious for violations. where fines could soon double. that's it for this edition of abc 7 news. look for news anytime on the abc 7 news app. i'm dion lim. >> for all of us here at abc 7 news have a good night. hope to see you again.
about the covid-19 virus. it's real. and it's dangerous. so, on behalf of all of us working on the front lines, please take it seriously. and while we don't yet have a cure or a vaccine, we do know how to keep you and your loved ones safe. wear a mask. wash your hands. stay six feet apart. do your best to stay out of crowded spaces. and get a flu shot, it's even more important this year. we can do this. if we do it together. we can do this.
♪ this is "jeopardy!" here are today's contestants-- a television editor originally from detroit, michigan... a career counselor from san leandro, california... and our returning champion-- a financial analyst originally from lake orion, michigan... whose 1-day cash winnings total... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"--alex trebek! thank you, johnny. hello, everyone. i have a very positive feeling about today. as you saw, kate didn't earn a lot of money on friday's program. tough final jeopardy! but today's going to be different.
jeffrey, valerie, and kate, let's go to work right now in the jeopardy! round. and today the three of you get to deal with these subjects-- barbie celebrating role models. fun category. next... you have to identify the character quoted. then we deal with... followed by... and finally... kate, start. let's do world capital bingo for $600. kate. - what is islamabad? - that's the "i." world capitals, $800.
IN COLLECTIONSKGO (ABC) Television Archive Television Archive News Search Service
Uploaded by TV Archive on