tv ABC7 News 600AM ABC July 31, 2021 6:00am-7:01am PDT
the board. >> two major san francisco hospitals are reporting a surgeon break the cases among staff members. any employees have reported mild cold-like symptoms and now a covid vaccine mandate could be coming to those facilities. good morning everyone it's saturday, july 31, i'm liz kreutz and you are watching abc7 news at 6 am live here on abc7, hulu live in wherever you stream. thank you for joining us and let's start with a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa arjun. good morning, last day of july. >> that's right and very summerlike for the bay area which means we are erasing the heat inland. it's been pretty hot there and pretty typical along the bay and the shoreline. we are going to spread that cooling trend east of the -- tunnel, here is a look at prospect peak in nevada, is that gorgeous or what? just a beautiful shot to start the weekend. it is 61 in mountain view, 60 in palo alto, 58 in san
francisco and this is san jose where it is clear, numbers in the mid-50s from nevada, nobody 02 napa. upper 50s in santa cruz, going for low 70s with a sunny and breezy afternoon. we are looking at clouds clearing and it will be cool to mild at noontime with 70s around the bay and inland and upper 80s to near 90 by mid afternoon inland and we will keep 70s along the bayshore. the coast is going to be awfully cool and gray and we will talk about any changes as we begin august in a few minutes. >> lisa thank you. this morning new data released by the cdc has official sounding the alarm. the data shows the delta variant is twice as infectious as previously thought. the cdc says an outbreak in provincetown massachusetts helped lead to the new recommendation that even fully vaccinated people should wear masks indoors in areas hit hard by covid. in response to the delta variant the fda is shifting its
resources to give vaccine full approval. the fda also announced it is expanding emergency authorization for the antibody drug cocktail from regeneron which can now be used as a preventative covid treatment in some people. to bay area area area seeing a surgeon breakthrough cases among workers, we have team coverage from two members of the vaccine team starting off with abc7 news reporter kate larson who found out how hundreds of san francisco hospital employees are getting infected with covid. >> reporter: two major san francisco hospitals, zuckerberg san francisco general and ucsf are reporting more than 230 staff members infected with covid most of them breakthrough cases. >> more staff are getting covid then we saw before, and it's mostly vaccinated staff and that's because of the easy, easing of restrictions. >> reporter: kevin strickland says that in july more than 50 staff members tested positive
for covid, 75 to 80% were fully vaccinated and none of them have been hospitalized i this is out of 7500 total hospital staff so it's a small portion but how they got covid is important. >> close to 99% of those cases, almost 100% we've been able to trace back to community spread. we have so far not detected any patient to staff or staff to patient transmission right now but we still have some active investigations going on. >> reporter: a source tells me that three of the san francisco general cases were emergency department staff who gathered together at an event outside of work. this month 183 ucsf employees tested positive for covid out of 35,000 people. 84% were fully vaccinated, to vaccinated people were hospitalized. dr. josh adler is ucsf's chief clinical officer. >> we were expecting breakthroughs but that said the rate is a little higher than we had originally predicted.
>> reporter: predictions were based on data from the original variant not the delta which is twice as infectious. but if there is no vaccine available ucsf expects they would have four times the covid cases right now. sfgh and ucsf caught these cases through screenings, more employees have reported mild cold-like symptoms. ucsf will enforce a mandate september 1. kate larson, abc7 news. abc7 news reporter lose pain you continues coverage and she spoke with one pediatrician who is seeing a spike in office visits by parents concerned about covid. >> reporter: as the delta variant intensifies across the country at golden gate pediatrics dr. lisa dana and her staff are working overtime. >> we are seeing many more children who are concerned, they feel like they might have been exposed and they want to get tested.
or they have symptoms. >> reporter: on the daily basis she says about 150 children are coming into her practice, about 25% for covid related reasons. >> we did sound out many swabs to be tested by pcr and that takes 24 hours for us to get results. we are seeing a few rapid covid pops -- >> reporter: this children's hospital is near capacity. >> we are seeing children as young as a few days that have covid, up to teenagers. >> reporter: according to the cdc in the last year at least 340 children ages 17 and younger have died from covid- 19. the latest data shows severe disease remains low among children. >> yeah, i■'m scared hat might get it but i'm scared that like my family is going to get it, too. >> reporter: dr. dana urges parents to take safety precautions . >> the most important thing is if they are over two they should be wearing a mask. i think that's really important and i can't stress that enough.
>> reporter: amelia stokes and her brother justin getting vaccinated is personal. >> i'm just worried about his safety but i'm really glad that i have the vaccine and that i'm keeping people safe. and you know, i'm keeping myself safe. i just wish he could get vaccinated soon. >> reporter: their dad died from covid in april of last year, their mom is hoping 10- year-old justin can get vaccinated soon. as the pfizer trial for those 5 to 11 years old continues. in san francisco, luz pena, abc7 news. a new indoor mask mandate for san francisco and much of the bay area is now all but certain. the city is seeing a fourth surge of covid-19 cases, public health officials say it's largely due to the delta variant. both mayor london breed and health director dr. greg colfax say an announcement will likely come next week. >> we are definitely close to a mandate of wearing masks and i
know people are tired of being told what to do but the fact is this is where we are . >> this surge is going faster than even the surge we saw in the fall or winter. >> dr. colfax says we are here again because and not people -- outbreak of covid-19 is unfolding at contra costa county jails. health officials report 96 inmates and staff members have tested positive across three facilities. martinez detention facility, marsh creek attention facility and west county detention facility. no one has required hospitalization. officials say as of this week facility staff have to be vaccinated or undergo testing. all inmates have been offered vaccines. happening today with just a few weeks now until the start of the school year, children 12 and older can get free school supplies. children can get a backpack filled with supplies at bb memorial cathedral in oakland. kaiser permanente will also be there vaccinating those 12 and older today.
anyone who gets a vaccine will be eligible for a target gift card. vaccinations are available from 10 am to 3 pm this afternoon. in the northbay santa rosa community health is holding a youth vaccine clinic at the roseland community library from 4 pm to 6 pm. doordash has donated gift cards for them which will be given to the first 100 kids 12 and up to get a vaccination today. when hamilton returns to san francisco's orpheum theater in a few weeks vaccination proof or negative results will be required for audiences. masks will also be required regardless of vaccination status. bottle rock in napa is also requiring vaccinations or a negative covid test, masks are recommended but not required. all visitors to disneyland must wear a mask whenever indoors which includes some enclosed rides. speaking of that the walt disney company is now joining the growing number of other american companies that are requiring a covid-19 vaccine nation for non-union employees
working on site. yesterday disney sent a message to employees who are non-union based in the u. s. that they must be fully vaccinated to come into the workplace. both vaccinated and unvaccinated workers were on site and now have 60 days to provide verification of their vaccination. the company is also having conversations around this topic with the unions that represent their employers under collective bargaining agreements. this decision was based on the recommendations of scientists, health officials and medical professionals that vaccinations provide the best action against covid-19. disney is our parent company, the parent company of abc7. if you have questions about coronavirus vaccines you can ask the abc7 vaccine team, just go to abc7 news.com/vaccine. lisa it's 609 let's get a check outside. good morning and what a view from the eastern hills camera where temperatures yesterday were in the mid to upper 90s. coming down about six or 7b0 today. the breeze is kicking up
this unplugged device is protecting our beautiful coastlines and more. put off chores and use less energy from 4 to 9 pm to help keep our state golden. surging cases, masking recommendations and vaccine mandates, the changes can be overwhelming especially when a few weeks ago we felt like we were coming out of the pandemic. amanda del castillo spoke with a psychologist about managing stress. >> no not again, please. >> reporter: the overwhelming sentiment across the south bay friday night, people having to navigate the fourth surge of covid-19 fueled by the
more transmissible more infectious delta variant. psychologists saying as difficult as the last 18 months have been we are better prepared. >> we did the quarantine and we wore our masks and we did everything we could to stay away from people, 6 feet apart we were out and about and we did all these things and if you survived it and your loved ones survived it then you know you've got what it takes to make this work. >> reporter: but we also know the toll the pandemic has taken, the deaths, divisiveness, the damage, the mental exhaustion, impacts to local community and of course so much more. >> it just hurt so many people and was so sad to see so many other business owners that i know have to close and what it did to their families. it's really sad. >> reporter: today we are watching cases kleiman witnessing the return of mask mandates. >> we are trying to stay hopeful as much as possible until the good times, there's always that worry in the back of our minds but it's friday night so we are trying to have
a good time. >> reporter: ashley sanchez and megan potter are long distance friends who finally reconnected and like many we spoke to they are putting on a brave face as things appear to be going backwards. but if you're pandemic anxiety has returned psychologist dr. thomas plant says take a deep breath, trust in the health experts, he says understand masking is not such a heavy lift when it means keeping people safe and healthy. and lastly he says remember, we are still in a pandemic. >> of course it's frustrating, of course it's upsetting and disconcerting, we are so done with this virus but the virus isn't done with us. >> reporter: in san jose i'm amanda del castillo, abc7 news. the spike in cases has bay area volunteers scrambling to once again convert cpap machines into ventilators. abc7 reporter david louis shows us what they are doing.
>> reporter: bay area volunteers quickly mobilized in made to convert donated cpap machines into ventilators. donors provided 1000 of them which were modified and shipped overseas. they are gearing up again to get ahead of expectations of another way of sweeping across the globe. >> we cannot call ourselves out of the woods, so we have to help. it doesn't matter who needs to help, we will send machines, whatever help we can to other countries. >> reporter: a call is going out for more donated machines, local volunteers would like to collect 3 to 4000 of them. a team of 10 volunteers can convert 40 machines in a four hour shift changing out hoses and cleaning filters. >> only giving oxygen to the patients sometimes is not sufficient for a covid patient so we need to apply oxygen with pressure. these machines know how to deliver oxygen with pressure to the patient. >> reporter: negotiations are underway to ship the machines to nepal, indonesia and
bangladesh among others, 250 are ready to go. the goal is to get ahead of the next wave so machines are there when needed to save lives instead of trying to keep up with demand. >> many of them are being used in ambulances because sometimes in rural areas the hospital is 100 miles and people do not make it to the hospital. >> reporter: volunteers come from all walks of life, many are affiliated with bay area rotary clubs. there are 17 drop off locations to donate unused machines in northern california. the list is posted on the india covid sos.org website under equipment donation. david louis, abc7 news. happening today oakland residents can get rid of some junk at the bulky block party. the event allows residents to toss out large unwanted items like old furniture or computers and appliances, a block party happens on the last saturday of every month from 9 am to 1 pm. keep in mind if you live in oakland you can bring your trash to the site on edgewater drive. it's across the interstate for from the coliseum, just bring
proof of residency like a utility bill. new video shows a driver wildly swerving down the streets of oakland, this video which was posted i the chp taken from their helicopter on thursday, this weekend the oakland police vowed to crack down on sideshows. investigators say the people in this car had just left a large group and eventually stopped and the car was taken to the impound lot. new developments, the official search for a missing berkeley man resumes, philip cray check was last seen july 10 when he went running in pleasanton ridge regional park. the allegheny county to sheriff's office volunteers will be searching. an update last week said they had turned up no promising clues.
is growing at an alarming rate, the dixie fire is now at 376 mi.b2 burning through forests and -- thousands have been evacuated from their homes. cal fire says 65 structures have been destroyed and more than 6000 firefighters are fighting the flames, and it is 24% contained. the meantime pres. biden says more resources are needed to tackle the western wildfires. he held a roundtable yesterday with the governors of seven western states including gov. newsom. newsom says it is already a busy season and putting a strain on the states firefighting effort, pres. biden agreed acknowledging what is happening right now in the fire lines. >> despite the incredible, and i'm not being solicitous, the incredible bravery and heroism of our firefighters are resources are already being stretched to keep up. we need more help. >> there are more than 60 wildfires out of control nationwide, this season more than 3.4 million acres have
already burned. this is the final weekend for the gilroy garlic festival, organizers have really faced a tough two years following the mass shooting at the festival in 2019 and last year it was canceled due to the pandemic. this year's event is a drive- through format, garlic lovers must order their favorite items online in advance. no walk-up orders are accepted. the festival is open from 11 am to 7 pm today and tomorrow. that certainly sounds good lisa even at 6:20 am. >> i'd say so. and it's so good for you that garlic. maybe not the butter. all right, we've got our healthy marine layer with us this morning and that is allowing for pretty gusty wind out by the delta. so while it's not cloudy everywhere, we are going to feel the effects of a stronger onshore push in terms of some cooler air entering the inland valleys. out of the mid-90s today, there is a look at live doppler 7,
you can see all of that subtropical moisture around the high pressure cell, the monsoonal moisture from arizona to southern california and into the sierra nevada and it has been pretty impressive for the mountains picking up anywhere from 2/10 in yosemite and some places picked up as much as an inch but the threat of debris b flow through the evening continues because the ground is so dry and can't absorb water so it just runs off creating mudslides and rockslides. you will notice from the central sierra through the mojave desert. as we look at clouds here, a beautiful view of walnut creek and the temperatures are mild with low 60s from mountain view and 61 in palo alto, san francisco is at 57 and gorgeous site here as we look at the east bagels
camera. a nice day on the way, not as hot as it's been. the inland valleys have been really hot while around the bay and coast it's been breezy and cool. look at that 67 in vacaville. 57 in novato, cloudy skies here in the city and we've had fog mist and drizzle around the bay and the shoreline. sunny and not as hot inland looking at seasonal temperatures to start august and here is the fog as it pulls back. we still have some clouds up in santa rosa by 11:30 am and they hang out at the coast, it's going to be cool and gray there by 7 o'clock tonight already that push that fog inland. in fact it could reach as far east as the inland valleys. this is sunday morning and by the afternoon once again the fog is not going too far. the showers will lighten up into sunday so you could see a little bit there in the southern sierra and headed into the city perhaps this afternoon for the giants game temperatures will be in the low 60s and breezy and cool. but with sunshine as the astros
are in town. 88 and concorde, 82 in san jose and look for 80 up in santa rosa. a sunny afternoon with high clouds throughout the east bay and later on today it will be breezy in spots, 72 in santa cruz and the accuweather day forecast, the average for august again tomorrow without much change, partly cloudy and we warm up temporarily by tuesday inland and the coolest day should be wednesday. a little more warming thursday and friday i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love, more adventure, more community. but with my hiv treatment, there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor and switched to fewer medicines with dovato. dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with just 2 medicines in 1 pill, dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen... to help you reach and stay undetectable.
research shows people who take hiv treatment as prescribed and get to and stay undetectable can no longer transmit hiv through sex. don't take dovato if you're allergic to its ingredients or if you take dofetilide. taking dovato with dofetilide can cause serious or life-threatening side effects. hepatitis b can become harder to treat while on dovato. don't stop dovato without talking to your doctor, as your hepatitis b may worsen or become life-threatening. serious or life-threatening side effects can occur, including allergic reactions, lactic acid buildup, and liver problems. if you have a rash and other symptoms of an allergic reaction, stop dovato and get medical help right away. tell your doctor if you have kidney or liver problems, or if you are, may be, or plan to be pregnant. dovato may harm your unborn baby. use effective birth control while on dovato. do not breastfeed while taking dovato. most common side effects are headache, nausea, diarrhea, trouble sleeping, tiredness, and anxiety. so much goes into who i am. hiv medicine is one part of it.
delta variant spreads and hospitalizations rise could some covid-19 safety mandates be coming back? and companies evaluate how to manage the return to in office work. plus another round of monsoon rain set to drench millions of americans threatening more flash flooding and mudslides and the soaring heat out west. we are tracking temperatures and dangerous weather. and simone biles withdraws from more events but leaves the door open for a tokyo come back. the statement from usa gymnastics about her decision is all ahead here on gma. warriors star steph curry might have a new career as a florist. he paid a visit to a three generations old flower shop where one sassy senior showed him some tricks of the trade, abc7 anchor dion limb caught up with maybe leon of ah sun flowers. >> i was very surprised. >> reporter: for 90 something- year-old maybe leon >> i don't want everybody to know how old i am >> reporter: having warriors star steph curry visit her families three generation old flower shop was pretty special. >> i'm a warrior fan and i like
him better than lebron james. >> reporter: the way this sassy senior came to be one of the stars of staff and google's latest commercial featuring three small local businesses >> look at that. >> reporter: started with a phone call. >> i was surprised and wondering, is this truly happening or is it someone just playing a hoax on us. >> reporter: days later steph was at the shop maybe showing him how to make a splash with flower arrangements . >> he picked this flower up and i told him how to cut it and i said well, i think basketball, i don't think you'd better use a knife or you're going to cut yourself and not be able to play again. >> reporter: the commercial is an ode to reopened businesses. after a particularly challenging year. >> the way it is now i hope it will be better next year. >> reporter: she's just
appreciative after 50 years in the business to meet her favorite player. and that he seemed to have a good time, too . >> i got flowers for the wife, let's go. >> for him to take time out to come and visit us, it's really important. >> reporter: for her and all of the small businesses that make our bay area better. in san mateo, dion limb, abc7 news. oakland street, and oakland street has been named in the honor of the late dorothy king. >> this is a beautiful and blessed day for a beautiful and blessed woman that we will always remember. as a queen of oakland, dorothy king. >> the new street sign was unveiled in front of king's famous restaurant edward and jones barbecue at second and broadway. king has served celebrities, politicians and even the homeless who she never turned away for lack of money. it's not uncommon for a landlord to buy out tenants but someone paid nearly half $1 million for a building on laurel street in san francisco to be vacated. one couple in the building had
been living in their apartment for decades, a quick look found the market rate for a unit in the building was $25,000 per month. there is still an issue of getting kicked out but the dollar figure is really ahead scratcher. >> definitely first world problems, probably upper first world. >> getting kicked out of your home is getting kicked out regardless of what you pay. >> the tenant declined to be interviewed while the landlord said he did not intend to drive the renter away. some tenants have filed a lawsuit. still to come on abc7 mornings >> i'm just trying to help them be safe, myself. every shot is a dose of hope . >> >> one you see is starting to administer covid booster shots.
hi, i'm debra. i'm from colorado. i've been married to my high school sweetheart for 35 years. i'm a mother of four-- always busy. i was starting to feel a little foggy. just didn't feel like things were as sharp as i knew they once were. i heard about prevagen and then i started taking it about two years now. started noticing things a little sharper, a little clearer. i feel like it's kept me on my game. i'm able to remember things. i'd say give it a try. prevagen. healthier brain. better life. building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc7 news.
did morning everyone and thank you for joining us here on abc7 news live on abc7, who live and wherever you stream. as always we will start the half-hour with a look at the weather. sending it over to meteorologist lisa arjun. hey liz you should check this out, we have beautiful views this morning with a mix of high clouds in walnut creek and the sunshine, isn't that gorgeous? 57 in san francisco 61 in oakland, palo alto and check out walnut creek. i don't know what is prettier, just a nice start to the weekend. the last day of july, 53 in santa rosa with gusty southwest winds to the delta, 61 concorde in livermore. we will look for temperatures in the 60s and 70s as we get through 10 o'clock, high clouds around today and otherwise sunny skies, 7 to 8b0 cooler inland with highs around 90 there. 3 o'clock in antioch we should see mid 80s to upper 80s in
concorde, low 70s in oakland and mid 60s with breezy wind in san francisco. the fog comes back in earnest tonight and we start august on a gray and perhaps drizzly note, we will have details for the rest of the weekend and the first week of august coming up. well with the delta variant and breakthrough cases reported some are wondering if they need a booster shot before it is approved or recommended. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow has the story. >> reporter: as health officials encourage unvaccinated people to get their covid-19 vaccinations, some people already vaccinated are wondering how they can get an additional or booster shot. marin county health officials say they have received lots of requests from individuals wanting a booster, abc7 news special correspondent dr. alok patel. >> there is no evidence right now to suggest the average person should go out and try to get a booster shot. >> reporter: marin county says it has safeguards in place to prevent someone from getting a self prescribed booster including online registration
which is tied to the california immunization registry and id checks. santa clara county also says has electronic records to look up whether someone has already received the vaccine. cvs pharmacy says there are a few ways immunize her's could identify a patient who is trying to get a self prescribed booster shot, although the ability to detect the situation is limited. ways to identify a vaccinated patient include if the patient is truthful and lets the provider know they are trying to get an additional dose, if the patient uses their insurance to cover the cost while registering to receive an additional dose, and if the previous dose appears in the states immunization information system. walgreens tells abc7 news they also ask patients to verify their eligibility and that her cdc guidance covid-19 vaccines are not interchangeable and the safety and efficacy of a mixed product series or third dose of the vaccine has not been evaluated. >> people with pre-existing conditions or over the age of 65 may need a booster in the future but i urge the general public to wait, wait for data
and if you have specific questions regarding their own situation their exposure and underlying medical conditions that they chat with their doctor. >> reporter: melanie woodrow, abc7 news. this is interesting, uc davis has started administering the first pfizer booster shots, the dean of medicine says they were invited to do the trial because of their uniqueness to other sites. they say they have a more diverse population of participants willing to be in the trial. last year 4000 people signed up, 225 people were selected and now 60 are getting the booster. >> everybody who is around me, i'm just trying to help them be safe is all. myself. and that every shot is a dose of hope >> these people were all in the original trial so they've been followed along the way. so this is additional information to say okay now they are here to get there booster. >> reporter: uc davis is one of 150 sites doing the trials. royal caribbean is expanded
testing requirements in u. s. waters, passengers over the age of two including those who are fully vaccinated west show a negative test before boarding trips of five nights or longer. the policy goes in effect today and it comes as six passengers have tested positive on a seven night cruise. four of them had been vaccinated. more bay area tech companies are delaying office returns into next year because of concerns over the delta variant. the chronicle reports san mateo- based -- is delaying the return to january 4 from mid- september. san francisco-based a sauna delayed return from the fall until next february. lyft also delayed returns to next february, uber employees can return a bit earlier, october 25. google and apple are postponing mandatory returns now until october. fears over the delta variant are sending shockwaves throughout the bay area's million dollar wedding industry. many couples had to cancel wedding plans last year and now
some are getting cold feet again. abc7 news reporter cornell bernard has advice from experts about dealing with those wedding day jitters. >> how are people feeling out there? >> nervous. >> reporter: a area wedding planner -- talking about nervous brides and grooms to be, unsure about wedding dates which have been postponed over and over and now may have to be changed yet again due to that wedding crasher the delta variant. >> there is still a lot of unknowns, people are getting nervous about the delta asking us to try to move up there events to be sooner, just when things are open and allowed. >> reporter: the fear is another lockdown but speeding up the big day is tough when there is no venue available to party. >> people are booked out. >> everything is on the table. >> reporter: ian johnstone and his wife samantha got married last summer but postponed the reception until october 2021 when it was safe together. now that is uncertain. >> we are talking about making it an explicit requirement that everyone be vaccinated just to
feel extra safe . >> everyone is anxious and nervous. >> reporter: this wedding planner has clients who want rapid covid testing done outside their wedding venue for all guests. >> this is the way that it is. making sure that we are feeling safe and everyone, once alcohol gets involved here, the masks come off. >> reporter: best advice to avoiding the wedding bill blues? be flexible. >> everyone needs to have a backup plan. they need to have a backup plan and a backup plan to their backup plan. >> reporter: that means being open to keeping the wedding small and moving the date to next year, even 2023 if you can. or there is always another option planners are offering. even open. cornell bernard, abc7 news. the sonoma county fair is back this weekend. if you get vaccinated at the fairgrounds you get a free admission ticket and a free carnival ride. any unvaccinated people must wear a mask. fully vaccinated guests
have to wear a mask outdoors but everyone must wear one indoors. gates open at noon in the fair runs until next sunday. millions of americans could be kicked out of their homes as soon as tomorrow but not here in california. the federal eviction moratorium expires today and that could result in a flood of evictions across the country but here the moratorium remains in place until september 30. the state has set up a massive $5.2 billion fund to help both tenants and landlords with unpaid or even future rent. is still ahead on abc7 mornings, this weekend you can catch a jungle cruise. will the new disney movie live up to the hype? we've got a preview coming up. and here is a live look outside as we head to break looking at the golden gate bridge and you can see it is
so, you have diabetes, here are some easy rules. no sugar. no pizza. no foods you love. stressed? no stress. exercise. but no days off! easy, no? no. no. no. no. but with freestyle libre 14 day, you can take the mystery out of your diabetes. now you know. sir, do you know what you want to order? yes. freestyle libre 14 day. try it for free. california, did you know our homes share power? yes. but when we try to stay cool in a heat wave our supply is pushed to the limit. but you have the power to keep us up and running! “i do?” yup, we all do! with flex alerts. they notify us when to shift our energy use if our power supply is stretched. so from pre-cooling our homes, to using less energy from 4-9pm,
mixed breed dogs today and that is because it is national but day. of course san francisco's montville senior rescue is recognizing this day. after 19 months is hosting its first event to check out 70 in normal dogs age 7 and older who are waiting for their forever homes. >> i tend to like a little mix in mind because i think that, this is just from my own purview, that they are healthier. we take in all kinds of dogs though, we get months and not months and we don't discriminate. >> the dog you see here is named peabody and he is one of several dogs up for adoption. this is happening today on alabama street from 11 am to 2 pm, the event is outdoors and masks are required. also happening today a famed new york city dessert shop is making a stop in san
francisco. i hate to tell you that it is sold out, milk bar is bringing its decadent suites to a pop up at the ferry building, those who are lucky enough to snag a reservation will get to take home some of their well-known treats like cookies, cake, truffles, milk bar pie and cereal milk softserve. got's roadside is hosting the pop up and if you didn't make a reservation they are teaming up with milk bar to create a compost cookie milkshake that will be on the menu at all of its bay area locations through september. happening tonight watch your movie in san mateo under the stars, coyote point park is hosting a showing of the last dragon. the movie starts around 8:30 pm, family activities begin at 7:30 pm at the science playground, everything is free including parking. organizers suggest you reserve tickets in advance. coyote point park is hosting three movies on the last saturday of every month through october. that should be fun so bring a jacket. >> good morning, certainly and
unfortunately it's getting a little bit later, our sunrise, and around the bay it is cloudy with temperatures in the 50s, mid 60s with sunshine today but breezy and we are cooling down inland. details coming up next. also next giants fan, giants fans wait for the arrival of kris bryant after he it's another day. and anything could happen.
it could be the day you welcome 1,200 guests and all their devices. or it could be the day there's a cyberthreat. get ready for it all with an advanced network and managed services from comcast business. and get cybersecurity solutions that let you see everything on your network. plus an expert team looking ahead 24/7 to help prevent threats. every day in business is a big day. we'll keep you ready for what's next. comcast business powering possibilities.
welcome back, here is a live look from the exploratory and camera looking at the san francisco skyline which you can only half see because of fog. we hope you're having a nice start to your saturday. let's talk sports, this afternoon the giants and astros square off in game two of the we can series featuring the teams with the best records in baseball. both have 64 winds, houston's -- duels with san francisco's
-- at oracle park in the first pitch is at 1:05 pm. and the a's battle the angels down in anaheim with the first pitch at angel stadium also at 1:05 pm. the giants landed all-star kris bryant from the cubs just before the trade deadline and he's expected to arrive in time to debut with the team and start a third base. last night the giants took on the astros and here is abc7 sports director larry beal with the highlights. >> good morning everybody, baseball trade deadline was a friend's a, -- him right in as the cleanup hitter for the giants, bryant was hugging coaches on the way out of the dugout for the last time. they are already making bryant jerseys at the team store for the giants. kevin gossman struggling again on the mound, -- gets a home run off 32 and in the sixth ,
grand slam off jay jackson, 7 to 2 astros in the battle between the best two teams in baseball. the giants fight back, nice job bottom of the seventh brandon crawford, and they take a run at the plate, donovan solano flies out and that's the ballgame. the giants fall, by a final of 9 to 6. the a's and angels any trades? refresh, refresh. how about some defense? first-inning -- sliding grab to rob done. in support of chris bassitt who wins seven scoreless and struck out seven, look at the high heat at 93. not a lot of offense in the game but we have some right here, matt chapman cleared for takeoff. solo bomb to the pirates of the caribbean out there and the a's when 2 to 0. the workers introducing new draft picks -- and moses moody a couple of teenagers they hope will
develop quickly. -- just 18 and moody 19 the combined age of 37 only four years older than steph curry. booty probably more ready to make an impact next season, -- probably has the bigger upside. class in session nba one-on-one starts want now. >> to get to guys like this hopefully who can play as long as steph and collated together would be a dream come true for us and them. >> we are young guys so i'm definitely going to try to develop and see how i can fit and help the team to what they want to do. but early on in my career that's what it's about is finding my spot. >> finally congratulations to the canyon creek tenant under little league team from san ramon who beat -- tend to nothing to win the norcal state championship. canyon creek manager -- and we know the russo family is happy. congratulations kids and that's a wrap on morning sports, have a great weekend everybody i'm larry beal. let's get a look at the forecast with lisa.
we've had some pretty nice views this morning and we will show those in a minute but yes, you may have to use your wipers in this loop of satellite imagery showing that we are on the periphery of some of that high cloud-based to the east o■ us and the low clouds from a more dramatic onshore push us throughout the day today in terms of the seabreeze and we widen the view, the showers from southern california around arizona through the sierra nevada where once again the flash flood watch continues throughout the evening hours and they have picked up measurable rain here, it continues today but the risk of debris flows over the burn scar areas for mudslides and rock falls simply because that water cannot be absorbed in that dry soil. so this continues today and and beautiful look from the east bay hills camera, a cooler afternoon at 57 in the in the i 61 in oakland, 62 in mountain view as well as paulo alto and
here is a look at walnut creek, a gorgeous view once again with low 50s and the clouds up in santa rosa. 57 in nevada with 67 by the delta but the southwest wind is up to 35 miles an hour so that is going to allow for a cooldown maybe seven or 8b0 cooler today inland. low 60s and concorde in livermore, mount tan is glorious with a low cloud deck. we have fog and drizzle at the coast around the bay but otherwise it's sunny and cooler inland today and that will trend right on through the first week of august as seasonal temperatures are going to stay with us. marine layer won't go anywhere, it will retreat throughout the midmorning and come back at night providing a seabreeze and the warmest numbers will be in the low 90s today. livermore about 90, a little warmer monday and tuesday with the coolest day wednesday and temperatures rebound thursday and friday. but you notice no extremes here. that's the good news although we are exceptionally dry but we
can count on some average readings. 82 in san jose, warmer to the south in morgan hill at 89 and sunnyvale at about 80, on the peninsula the wind is up to 20 miles an hour in spots with 72 in san bruno. san francisco in the low 60s, up to the north cloverdale gets a better afternoon with 92, 82 sonoma and on the east bay a few high clouds, union city should warm to about 80 today and 90 for antioch so that's a better afternoon for you with 86 in walnut creek. so maybe give the ac a break today. the accuweather seven-day forecast, we have a morning drizzle living way to sunshine with high clouds and then another pretty similar day for your sunday as we start august, looking ahead with temperatures coming up a little bit here and there but nothing too extreme.
we will keep that low cloud and fog deck with us and it really has been consistent all summer long . >> it really has. thank you. pirates of the caribbean proved it is possible to make a blockbuster movie based on a ride at disneyland. now they are trying it again with jungle cruise and like the earlier franchise this new one does depend on some big stars. entertainment reporter sandy kenyon has a closer look at the new film. >> reporter: jungle cruise is proof chemistry can be unpredictable. the rock comes from the rough- and-tumble world of professional wrestling. emily blunt from the rich classical tradition of british theater. but there's no telling exactly why they click, but they do. when the movie first screened for test audiences those early filmgoers wanted even more of
their repartee, it begins when a scientist hires a riverboat captain to help her find a magical tree. >> legend has it there's a tree in the amazon that possesses unparalleled healing powers. and the arrowhead is the key to unlocking it. >> reporter: though jungle cruise is of course fraught with danger sometimes it seems very real, other times not so much. >> who brings a submarine to the amazon? >> reporter: the rock is known for his action movies and he has plenty of opportunities to show why in this one. but dwayne johnson the actor is also on board for the cruise. >> the rocks you see in the river are sandstone but some people just take them for granted. >> reporter: that pun is one of dozens that add up to a fun film for families especially when you consider its other
happening today a chance to come together to spread the aloha spirit. the organizers of the fair, or hosting a pop-up event called aloha by the bay that starts at noon at san francisco's peace plaza in japan town. attendees can expect a free afternoon of island music and dance. >> hopefully when everyone comes to japan town this weekend and not only will base bend, sponge and all the love we will be spreading out from the stage but also continue that love and support our small businesses. >> last year year year year was canceled for the very first time in its history but it returns this year with pop-up
events like a a a a bay happening throughout the summer. that should be a really fun thing to do today lisa for those who are going to be out and about, let's get a final check of the weather. >> this is my favorite shot and isn't it gorgeous? temperatures in the low 60s for concorde in livermore now and we are looking at a cooler day inland but there is fog in this at the coast right now. so slow to clear there, seasonal temperatures will take us through the start of august. low 60s today, that's cooler downtown 70 in oakland look for low 90s in livermore with about 90 all the way up in cloverdale. so that's cooler. how about 80 in santa rosa? the accuweather seven-day forecast we are featuring much of the same for the second half of the weekend and slightly warmer inland early in the week and a little cooler midweek. so very subtle changes liz. >> all right lisa thank you and thank you all for joining us here on abc7 mornings, i'm liz kreutz along with lisa arjun, abc7 news continues at 9 am and we leave you with this shot, it's gorgeous there.
good morning, america. breaking overnight, simone biles withdraws from two more events declining to compete in the finals for the vault and uneven bars. what we're learning this morning and the decisions ahead for her next events. summer surge. covid cases climbing. hospitals filling up. the president predicting more restrictions. >> in all probability. >> this as we get concerning new reports about the delta variant and how easily it is spread. some companies are now changing their back to the office plans. dangerous weather. flash flood watches in effect for 9 million americans across 8 western states as a massive mudslide traps more than 100 people on a major interstate,