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we're preparing to be able to get people the booster if they need it. >> this morning a significant endorsement of covid booster shots. the cdc has signed off on a third vaccine dose for some people with compromised immune systems. good morning, everybody. li hern a 7, hulu livem li mn t booster shots in a moment, but
first let's go to lisa argen for a look at the forecast. >> good morning. you may have noticed some haze yesterday. we certainly have high level smoke, but not the heat that we're forecasting for this weekend in our inland valleys. starting out with live doppler 7, we do have areas of low clouds from the north bay along the shore line. that moisture from that tropical storm off shore is headed north. we are more concerned with the high pressure ridge building in, bringing some heat in our inland valleys and along lake county. there's a roof camera. moderate air quality today and tomorrow. we've got wild fire smoke that we will be tracking. we're getting better air quality as the temperatures cool down. 57 in the city. 60 oakland. 61 san jose and palo alto. from walnut creek, that colorful sun rise. sun coming up at 6:24 officially. it is 63 in concord.
80 in san jose, where temperatures will remain through the upper 80s today. little hazy. numbers in the upper 90s inland. so we'll talk about how long that heat lasts and look at that early sunset. 8:03. little cooler as we head into next week. >> thank you. more now on that big news on vaccines. the cdc has endorsed endorsed ed shots. walgreen's and cvs stores say they are ready to administer the shots. dan ashley has the story. >> as soon as we find out that we will need to have to booster people, we're gonna be ready to do it right away. >> reporter: dr. fauci said teams are already studying real-time data on everyone else, tracking how much immunity tapers off over time before determining if and when the general population will get boosters. now the director for the centers for disease control said the cdc
does not recommend boosters for any other population at this time. cancer survivor jerry mclaughlin got both pfizer shots but doctors at the university of pittsburgh could not determine if she had antibodies so she got her third shot. >> i'm just so relieved not only for myself but for the thousands of other patients that will now have the opportunity to get the booster shots. >> reporter: one study shows the chance of a vaccinated patient getting a break through infection is 82% times higher and risk of hospitalization or death 485 times higher. in dallas, doctors say they're running out of icu beds. >> if you're child is in a car wreck or, more likely if they have covid, we don't have a bed. your child will wait for another child to die. >> that was dan ashley reporting. important information, obviously. we will continue to track. contra costa county announced
that first responders and emergency medical personnel will have to provide proof of vaccination. we asked if workers could be fired if they don't comply. ultimately that will be up to the employer but then went on to say this. >> it is a legal order and it's required to be followed. and so the agency would have to really prevent those staff from working in the field, responding to 911 calls, responding to field calls. so it really requires any staff who are responding to field calls in high risk facilities, going to hospitals, going to nursing homes, going to jails, homeless shelters, residential living facilities. they have to comply with these requirements. >> if they don't provide proof, they will have to under go weekly testing. in person visits at santa rita jail have been suspended.
the sheriff's office says this is due to a rise in covid case. aptmen aretillavaiblthe frano c has suspended in-personvi. a aoos tre no word on how soon that could be. as covid cases continue to rise in the bay area, at home testing kits are becoming a hot commodity. abc 7 news reporter kate larsen tested out several and spoke with experts about how accurate they are. >> reporter: as the delta variant surges across the country, at-home covid tests have become a popular item at the checkout counter. they're 24 bucks a box, take just minutes we found plenty in stock at san francisco walgreen's stores. but do they work? >> after using tens of thousands at our mission community site, we have is a lot of confidence in the result. >> reporter: joseph dorisa, biochemistry professor and co-president of the chance zuckerburg biohub ran a study
comparing pcr tests to abbott's bionex test and found -- >> for virus within the most infectious range, we found that the sensitivity was 99%. >> reporter: dorisi said the abbott test is so effective, it's all they use at the testing site. this is the abbott test and this is the quidel test. each have two tests inside. we're going to unbox them and see how they work. so this is the test card. there are picture instructions. there's also a solution that it comes with. you take it and put six drops in the top hole. then take the q tip and swab each nostril for 15 seconds. insert the swab into the card, swirl it, close the card and wait 15 minutes. my colleague used the quidel test which has similar components as abbott with a different setup. >> these tests don't detect the genetic material of the virus, they detect the actual protein that make up the virus.
antibodies react on a little paper strip and turn color like a pregnancy test. >> reporter: after a few minutes we got our results. both negative. >> they can be very accurate. there's concern that with some of the tests, you want to be thoughtful about how to use it. >> reporter: but sam shed, an er doctor, says if you follow the instructions, the tests are a powerful tool. if you're positive, you find out in minutes and can quarantine right away, rather than waiting 48 hours for pcr test results. >> it's giving people the ability to get information at home closer to real-time and it's decreasing the burden on the health system. >> reporter: the fda authorized both tests for emergency use. kate larsen, abc 7 news. >> next friday san francisco is gonna require proof of full vaccination for indoor activities like restaurants and gyms. the easiest way to prove that you're vaccination is that digital vaccine record card from the state. but as melanie woodrow found out, the process has not been
easy for everyone. >> reporter: californians have options when it comes to proving they're vaccinated. you can carry your card with you, register your vaccine record digitally. rick sheldon figured that last option was probably the safest. >> the country is headed that way and i wanted to be in the system as opposed to having this card that might not even be valid in the future. >> reporter: sheldon and hi wife both received the vaccine. >> her registration went swimmingly. i knew what was supposed to happen. when i entered my information there was an error and my information was not linked properly. i was not too happy. >> reporter: manish chan had the same experience. >> i was done in five minutes. there were no problem. my parents weren't so lucky. >> reporter: when his mom tried to register, on one dose came up. >> it was the second date and the second dose is completely
missing. and then with my dad, the two dates are flipped >> reporter: the california department of public health declined an interview but told the eye team more than 2.5 million digital records have been delivered to date and more than 85% of people who request their record have it delivered. cdph says when there's a delay in someone retrieving their record, it is due to missing or incorrect contact information thaf not sent to the state and season in the state's system. in other words, when a vaccinated person enters into the my vaccine record portal might not match the information someone else entered and sent to the state. cdph recommends using the virtual assistant on the website. that's what worked for sheldon, after he upload his i.d. and vaccination card. >> finally, after two weeks, it finally was resolved and i got the code. >> reporter: chan's parents got the same, but they're still waiting. >> i'm not surprised that it hasn't gone smoothly, but the sense of urgency, i think they'll try to fix these
problems much quicker than other state programs. >> reporter: for the eye team, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. >> if you have questions about the covid-19 vaccine, you can ask the abc news vaccine team at abc 7 news.com/vaccine. okay. add chevron to the list of bay area companies delaying the return to the office because of the delta variant. employees were supposed to be back at chevron's headquarters in san ramone next month but the rise in cases is postponing the company's plan. and 17 months after schools in san francisco were closed because of coronavirus, students will once again be welcomed back in person next week. the san francisco department of health had to sign off on each school to make sure that the proper safety measures were in place. we are tracking back to school as par of our effort to build a better bay area. abc 7 news education reporter lyanne melendez has more. >> we are ready to resume in
person full time for each and every student five days a week. >> reporter: this is what ready looks like in times of covid. plenty of windows that open, ventilators in the classroom, hand sanitizers, reminders to follow the safety plan and, of course, masks for teachers and students. the san francisco health department said that should be enough to keep students safe. >> during the last academic year, out of the 48,000 students that were in school, both private, public and charter, there were only seven documented cases of in-school transmission. >> reporter: dr. babba said vaccinations remain a key part of their safety plan. all teachers must be vaccinated or submit to a weekly covid test. 84% of children between the ages of 12 and 17 have been vaccinated in san francisco. the health department says evidence still shows that those under 12 who are not yet eligible for the vaccine are at
low risk and less likely to spread the virus. >> from the beginning of the pandemic, they only represent around 7% of cases. >> reporter: but lately, we are seeing a rise in cases because of the delta variant. >> i think the reality of the delta variant is something that's on a lot of educators' minds and students and families as well. but we feel safe and secure with the protocols in place. >> reporter: erin goss was setting up her kindergarten class. her mother anne flew in from north carolina to help. she had this advice for her daughter. >> i guess take it day by day. see how the kids are doing. take care of yourself. be there for the children. >> that was lyanne melendez reporting. if you are looking for more back to school stories we'll have them all next week on abc 7 news. we'll bring you a full week of education stories on air and online, all part of our effort to build a better bay area. all right, lisa. back to school already. >> i know. >> wow.
>> how'd that happen? good morning, everyone. look at the haze where it's in the upper 70s. good 10 to maybe 12 degree warm-up for many of you in the north bay. lake county, you're approaching 100 today, even hotter. stay tuned. i'll have all the hot temperatures for the weekend ahead next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, hiring police as private security. there is a lot of controversy surrounding a plan to keep san jose schools safe. we're only a month away from california's recall election. it is one month from today. governor newsom was in the bay area to kick off a string of campaign events. what he said about the competition and the big names who may show up to support him. you doing okay with those new spicy tiny tacos, jack? yeah, it's funny some of those people you see, they... they can't handle it at all right? no, they can't. that's not you. that's not me. no. try my new spicy tiny tacos starting at $3.50.
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ho.de 7. qke hit off the peninsula of alaska. it is not triggered a tsunami alert. the other earthquake we're tracking is a magnitude 7.2 quake in haiti. this map shows the epi center. it's where you see the star there to the west part of haiti. you can see it's really not that far from haiti's capital city of port-au-prince which had the catastrophic quake in 2010. that was a 7.0 quake and it killed close to 300,000 people. this morning's earthquake was larger, at 7.2. it has not triggered a tsunami alert. there's no word yet on injuries or damage, although we are starting to see some photos trickle in. we will provide you updates as we get them. of course, you can follow this breaking news any time on the abc 7 news app. all right. meantime, having police officers posted in san jose unified schools has been a matter of
debate for sometime. it's continuing after the school board voted to reinstate the relationship with the san jose police department for on campus events. abc 7 news reporter dustin dorsey explains the safety plans before school starts this week. >> reporter: when san jose unified district gets back to learning, there won't be school resource officers on campuses. in a unanimous decision by the school board thursday the district agreed to continue their relationship with san jose police outside school hours. >> i feel like part of our job is helping to ensure public safety. >> reporter: they will do this by hiring san jose police officers as private security for events like football games. at some of these events, there are hundreds of people. the board said the vote is the best way to keep the community safe. >> this is a minor set back. >> reporter: crystal calhoun works with a group that helped lead the charge against school resource officers on campus.
the group's efforts led to the removal in june. calhoun said the sro's will not return to campus but after the most recent decision, she wishes the board would stop focusing on police and start focusing on the students in the district. >> i have my grandchildren, other people's children and grandchildren in the district, and we spend more time talking about police than anything. not one type have they listened to us. we want better for all students and we really want that. >> reporter: the agreement lasts until december 31st. in san jose, dustin dorsey, abc 7 news. developing news. containment dropped overnight on a wild fire in lake county. the coyote fire is now 45% contained, down from 60%. it is threatening homes. the lake county sheriff has urged residents to evacuate. cal fire said it started yesterday as a car fire that spread into the vegetation. acr. and for more on that, let's check in with meteorologist lisa argen. >> we are tracking the fires.
we have some of the haze, high pressure starting to build in. that will bring lighter winds for some of us. also going to bring a strong ridge of high pressure. we see that building in this time of year to the south of us. that's creating the very warm temperatures we'll experience today inland around the san ramone valley, out towards livermore and even in san jose. temperatures coming up out of the north bay as well. going to be spared around the bay area and san francisco where we have a pretty robust marine layer, allowing for reduced visibility, even mist and drizzle this morning. there's some moisture from the tropical system not affecting us. upper level smoke once again. no changes where the hazy conditions from south lake up towards northern california into oregon and washington state. so this continues. you can see the rotation around that high from today through
tomorrow and it's all red. that indicatesyir quality. the better air quality just the advisory here, down in the bay area, as from time to time we get a little bit of that upper level smoke, mixing down to the higher elevations of the north. east bay. you can see some of the greens here. this will be our forecast through the weekend, with moderate air quality. we'll get back into much better air quality as the system sets up off the coast next week, bringing temperatures way down inland. 63 in concord, 55 up in the north bay. here's a look at san jose. we have some clouds here. otherwise clear conditions in other parts of the south bay. so a few sprinkles along the coast. it is going to be hazy this weekend especially inland today and hot as temperatures climb. then we're going to cool down as early as monday in some spots in the bay area. lake county over 100 today,
through 8 on sunday. you can tell temperatures are really going to warm up. here are the high clouds, also smoke. you see the circulation rotating around the high. so that brings not totally blue sky to all of us this weekend. little bit of haze in the atmosphere. thunderstorms, hard to come by due to that strong ridge of high pressure pressing down on the atmosphere. hot day tomorrow indicated by the pink here. near 100. look for temperatures in the 70s around the bay shore into monday. little change. that's when we get some of that heat being released. it's going to fade away into the sacramento valley. we are all cooler by tuesday. 82 in freemont. 96 santa rosa.o theor bay. 106 there. so it is certainly going to be toasty. near 100 around fairfield. accuweather seven day forecast, looking at temperatures staying hot tomorrow especially inland. our cooldown starts to get going
on monday but more widespread by the rest of the week. liz? >> all right, lisa. thank you. governor newsom has officially kicked off his campaign against the campaign to recall him. several prominent san francisco democrats joined him including the mayor and district attorney. during his remarks, newsom zeroed in on larry elder, who is emerging as the top republican candidate on the ballot. >> he's to the right of donald trump. to the right of donald trump. that's what's at stake in this election. don't think for a second you can't do damage in that role. think about the judges he'd appoint. >> newsom said he's working with both president biden and vice president president harris to make campaign appearances on his behalf in just a matter of weeks. you can check out the documentary about california's last recall in 2003 called toll recall. you'll find it on the bay area app, available for apple tv and
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as hospitals struggle to manage the spike in covid-19 cases, the cdc is now officially recommending a third dose of the covid vaccine for those who are immunocompromised. we'll talk with a member of the cdc advisory committee. and new york governor andrew cuomo speaking out since announcing his resignation. it's all coming up on gma.
we will see you soon. when you're looking at a home for sale, is someone looking at you? hot real estate market has brought changes to how we do business. 7 on your side's michael finney has the story. >> reporter: in a world with quick internet access and tiny cameras, it's a good idea to conduct businesses as if you're always being watched. >> there was three of them. it was really interesting. there was one in the living room, one in the kitchen and one in the master bedroom. >> reporter: vincent tracy is talking to me from his newly purchased home. when he toured it, he spotted cameras. did they tell you that the cameras were there? >> no. no. i spotted them on my own. yeah. >> reporter: were they obvious? >> not the one in the master. to be honest -- i'm sorry. i'm looking around to where i had seen them. one was by the fire place over here. off to the side a bit. no. to be honest with you, it wasn't as obvious as you would think.
>> reporter: vincent was pretty understanding, saying he gets it, that sellers are vulnerable to theft. lending tree has been thinking about and studying real estate cameras. >> we commissioned a survey where we asked sellers if they had ever used a camera, a hidden camera to spy on potential home buyers. what we found was that three in ten are willing to admit, yeah, i have used a camera to spy on someone. usually when they do do it, they say that they want to get the down low on what's happening, what buyers are really saying behind the scenes. >> reporter: for many, spotting a thief is just a side benefit. cameras are sometimes used to get the upper hand in negotiations. >> i have seen some things that looked like cameras. i know some are very, you know, subtle and stuff. even just looking around. so i'm very mindful. >> reporter: mindful of what she says, good or bad, about a property. manish has been looking for a
house, too. has she thought about cameras? >> no. but now that you mentioned it, i'll be more vigilant. >> reporter: so, is this legal? it's generally believed you can shoot video without any problems. often you need permission to record audio. so sellers need to be careful, too. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> really good advice. still to come, we're answering your questions about booster shots. now that they're approved, do you need one? if you're eligible, when can you get one? you're going to hear from the nation's top doctor. escape from alcatraz. the triathlon makes its try upl fan return after the pandemic this weekend.
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fires is drifting into the bay area, meaning our weekend could look like this. an air quality event is in effect with that smoky haze expected to return today. good morning everybody. you're watching abc 7 news live on abc 7, hulu live and wherever you stream. we're going to start with a look at the forecast with lisa argen. that advisory, that air advisory we're track. >> yes, liz. we could see that yesterday from the upper elevations if you're flying in on an airplane and looking at big ridge of high pressure that's going to build in to the east. this is what happens when you get a stable atmosphere, traps pollutants at the surface. at the same time, with that haze, we're going to see warmer temperatures. right now low 60s in mountain view as well as san jose. 67 in san francisco. low clouds and fog with a pretty good robust on shore flow confined to the immediate shore line today. 55 san to rosa. even mist and drizzle at the
bridge. 57 in napa. 10:00, we've got hazy conditions with numbers in the mid to upper 70s inland. looking at some low 70s by 3:00 in san francisco and hazy conditions out towards our east bay. that is due to some of the smoke that will be at the lower levels of the atmosphere. so we'll talk about that hazy weekend, how warm it's going to get in your neighborhood next time we see you. now to the latest on the coronavirus pandemic. california is on the brink of recording 4 million total coronavirus cases with more than 3.99 million in total now. our test positivity rate was up friday for the third day in a row but it is still lower than it was a week ago. more than half the state's 55% of californians are fully vaccinated. now there is a push to get a third shot to some americans. christine sloan has more. >> reporter: the cdc officially recommending vaccine booster shots for the estimated 7 million americans with vulnerable immune systems.
>> i'm just so relieved not only for myself, but for the thousands of other patients that will now have the opportunity to get the booster shot. >> reporter: just hours after the announcement, walgreen's and cvs announcing they will administer third doses to eligible patients. but the nation's top health officials say more information is needed to determine if the general public will all need a third shot. >> as soon as we find out that we will need to have to booster people, we're gonna be ready to do it right away. >> reporter: the delta variant fueling the urgency, as 80,000 patients fill hospitals from coast to coast. the national daily case average rising 884% since mid june. class running out of pediatric icu beds. university of mississippi setting up a make shift care facility in a hospital parking
garage. >> it will house 20 beds. we will put covid patients here. they will be nonicu patient. >> reporter: in alabama, the governor issuing a limited state of emergency to help hospitals and front line workers, but reinserting there will be no state wide mask mandate or closures. mississippi's governor doubling down on his refusal to put in a mask mandate. >> i believe every individual ought to make what they believe to be the best decision for themselves to protect themselves. >> reporter: christine sloan, abc news, new york. >> canada plans to require air passengers and cruise passengers to be vaccinated. it appears the latest surge is driving sales -- excuse me. latest surge of covid is driving up sales again for reusable face masks. online sales had declined in june and july, but the adobe analytics economy index shows
mask sales shot up 40% this month as the delta variant spread. according to the cdc, almost everyone in the u.s. lives in a place with high or substantial transmission rates right now. lot of people threw out their masks. do you remember a lot of them burned them? now we have to buy them again. the low rider car show returns to cal palace today. this year, in addition to the famous customized cars, organizers are also offering free covid vaccines on site. >> and we're going to offer vaccine shots for free and the first 50 people get $100. the rest get full low rider gear as a gift as our way to say thank you for being safe and taking care of yourself and your family. >> masks are required and the car show runs from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today. happening today, the university of san francisco is welcoming students back to campus for the first time since the pandemic. student ambassadors are going to coordinate move in days later
this morning. some under classmen will move into the new lone mountain east residence hall. construction was finished while staff was fully remote. california community colleges are also welcoming back students after shutting down nearly a year ago. many are trying to draw students back by making it more affordable. according to education data.org, california has the least expensive in state community college taou wig at about $1300. under the state's promise program, the fees may be waived entirely. >> the promise program has given me the opportunity to save a lot of money while pursuing what i want to do later in life. >> i feel like i could get an associate's degree in medical studies here as a medical assistant and then afterwards i could transfer to a university. >> many community colleges are offering in person hybrid and online classes for the fall. okay. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, a wedding is always a special occasion. for one couple, a last minute
wedding at the hospital. what led up to their happily ever after. here's a live look outside from our pier 39 camera. not a lot going on there. little guys are just maybe swimming away right now. it is 57 degrees in san francisco. we'll check in with lisa when we get back. with less moderate-to-severe eczema why hide your skin if you can help heal your skin from within. with dupixent adults saw long-lasting, clearer skin and significantly less itch.
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countless special events have been delayed because of the pandemic. for one bay area couple, their i do's came with several big surprises. j.r. stone has a story you'll see on here on 7. >> when i walked in to get married with my wife, just her, myself and a witnessness, there was a whole ceremony planned for pups. >> reporter: but jeff was not at a chapel. he was at usf children's hospital in san francisco where fatima, who is 49, was about to have their first child. >> the patient mentioned that she would like to get married
before giving birth. >> reporter: and get married she did. jeff said they initially delayed their wedding during covid. then after years of trying, fatima got pregnant and soon they were in the hospital. >> i'm standing there on the edge of the carpet with rose petals down that the nurses and doctors threw down. she starts crying. i start crying with joy. >> reporter: a hospital wedding organized by the nurses and doctors who were there in attendance. >> i think that was the best moment, seeing their faces and seeing the smiles and the tears. >> reporter: while the nonalcoholic sparkling cider toast was special, what happened around 24 hours after this was the icing on the cake. fatima went into labor, which lasted into thursday. she gave birth to their son logan. >> i'm a dad. i'm happy. i don't think there's any words that can explain it. just happiness. pure happiness. >> reporter: logan was born 4
1/2 weeks premature, but according to dad, he's healthy, happy and beautiful. as for jeff's recommendation to others -- >>on. we are blessed. we prayed. we were given a wonderful blessing in our life. just don't give up. >> reporter: j.r. stone, abc 7 news. >> what a great story. all right, lisa. let's go check outside. >> all right, liz. here's a look at san jose where we have some clouds. it is 61 degrees. highs today warmer, upper 80s. taste of summer. also some of the smoke heading your way. we'll talk about it next. >> thank you, lisa. pride of pleasanton gets a deal to stay with the giants. the all star deal my name is douglas. i'm a writer/director and i'm still working.
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of .welcome back. s6:44 a.m. on this saturday. thanks for waking up with us. let's talk sports. tonight the 49ers will play a game in front of their fans for the first time in 573 days. the niners face the kansas city chiefs at levi's stadium in their first preseason game. kickoff 5:30 tonight. this afternoon the a's are in texas to face the rangers. first pitch at globe life field is at 4:05. giants will try to win their seventh straight when they take on the rockies at oracle park. tonight's game starts at 6:05. last night the giants survived a 9th inning come back by the rockies. here's larry beil with the highlights and some other big giants news in this morning's sports. >> reporter: brandon crawford having a career year. he just got rewarded. the giants shortstop gets a twoe
career as a giant. former 49ers quarterback alex smith in the house last night. he'll work for espn. giants jump on the rockies for four runs in the 1st. wilmer flores, high, deep. three run blast to left. this game gets interesting in the 9th. do you remember conner joe played a week. started for the giants in 2019. two run blast. suddenly this is a one run game. little tense. skipper getting nervous, comes out, pulls magee. in comes zach latel. fear the beard. that's your ball game. giants hang on 5-4. six wins in a row, five up on l.a. how about the streaking a's in arlington against the rangers. tied 3-3 in the 6th. chappy up the le ap fifth rbi of thequals july t. they
every ranger who reached base because of an error scored. nice debut. three run blast off sergio romo. matt olsen trying to bring the green and gold back. ollie, gone. his 29th. a's playing come back all night. d.j. peters off batiste 464 feet. 8-6 texas. that will be your final. 49ers opened the preseason against the chiefs tonight at levi's stadium. we'll see plenty of tray lance. coach excited to see his rookie qb. >> i think he's going to make the team so he doesn't have to freak out about that. he knows ice will be on him. sometimes guys want to make some plays and show everyone what to. always t to tell them it's just like practice except they can hit you. >> they'll hit you in soccer as well. quakes riding a seven game unbeaten streak. new guy.
it's a cracker. vancouver keeper got a hand on it, off the post. nobody ends up scoring all night long. it ends nil-nil. quakes' unbeaten streak reaches 8. warrior summer league action in vegas. that's the man everyone wants to see. seventh pick in the draft goes for 18 point. moses moody has 22. summer warriors beat okc 94-84. that's wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> after a long pandemic delay, the first major athletic competition is returning to the bay area this weekend. the escape from alcatraz triathlon is back. that's not the only event either. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard has more. >> they're ready to embark on >>ter: it's endurance mixed with a little insanity. >> swim, bike, run, have fun, make friend. >> reporter: fine final touches
being made for the triathlon. it's the 40th year for this grueling event, one mile swim, 18 mile bike ride and eight mile run. the event was cancelled in 2020 but emma poland is thrilled to be competing again. >> it is going to be all out from the word go. i just want to put myself in as much pain as possible and race nice and hard and hopefully give an exciting race to watch. >> reporter: although the event is outdoors, covid protocols are happening here. >> we'll have hand sanitizing station, practicing social distancing and encouraging people to wear their mask in and around the event is what we're required to do. >> i have got all the vaccination necessary. >> reporter: craig cloud is competing for the first time in two years. >> i believe the organization has done everything possible to make it safe for everyone. >> reporter: also on the bay this weekend, u.s. olympic sailing events. iq foils, wind surfers and sail boats competing. >> we're trying to build a strong base of domestic strength
leading up to the los angeles olympics in 2028. >> reporter: a day on the bay just like old times. >> just listen to the life guards, thank the volunteers and we'll see you at the finish line. >> reporter: cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> let' get a check of the forecast with lisa argen. hey, lisa. >> hey, liz. those winds will be setting up later on this afternoon for san francisco. so up to 30 miles an hour. getting breezy there. once again it's a different story inland. we're gonna see the heat arriving there. it hasn't been really very warm at all in san francisco for the summer, but we'll take it. we like it that way with that robust on shore flow. there's a look at the moisture that pretty much missed us yesterday. little bit of drizzle just due to that marine layer this morning at the coast. in the upper elevations, our smoke forecast continues to remain unchanged with the red indicating the very poor air quality from the pacific northwest to oregon to northern california to the sierra nevada.
a little bit wants to push into the bay area yesterday. this is today into tomorrow. as we go down to the surface, it's better, of course, as we get closer to the coast. but still not ideal as we've been seeing some haze in the atmosphere and thus that's why we have that advisory today and tomorrow. so the blue indicating hazy conditions will be arriving and conditioning through the higher elevations. also into our east bay valleys through the weekend. but we will get winds that will continue to bring those comfortable readings for the bay shore and san francisco. although getting gusty along the coast for a little bit. there's a look outside where it is hazy. 60 oakland. 62 mountain view. palo alto 61. walnut creek where we're looking at once again sun and mild conditions. you can see that haze in the atmosphere. 55 is the clouds, low deck of
clouds. 61 by the delta, southwest wind up to 18 miles an hour. 63 in concord. 63 livermore. it does indicate there is certainly some of that particulate matter in the atmosphere. few sprinkles at the coast. heating up inland, cooling down next week. we've got our heat advisory for lake county where temperatures well over 100 degrees. cloverdale, lake port looking at very hot conditions. that risk of heat related illnesses will take you through the weekend unfortunately. high pressure in control. dominant ridge building in to theus. ock wise flow around us with some moisture allowing for high clouds. we're looking at the haze continuing in the mountains. here's a look at the week ahead. tomorrow inland into monday. then we begin to cool off early into next week. how about that 84 in freemont?
88 san jose. look at the 106 in lake port. 98 in livermore. 71 san francisco. accuweather seven day forecast, looking at temperatures once again. little change at the coast. bree breezy, hazy. 100 for san ramone, or close to it. we'll say 100s there, up towards fairfield. monday still heat. heat eases tuesday, significant cooldown to the middle of next week. that will be nice when a trough sets up, liz, and we can spread that marine influence across the bay. >> absolutely. thank you, lisa. in the east bay, the pleasanton harvest festival is back after nearly a two year absence. just being there is a victory for merchants who struggled the past year and a half. >> just feeling like we're back to living and being able to build our business again.
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>> here are the winning numbers from last night's $225 million megadrawing. nobody matched all six numbers. tuesday night's jack pot increases to $242 million. se planes go into effect today. 16 bus routes have been restored from 5 a.m. to midnight. they include the ocean view metro rail, 2019th avenue, 31
balboa and 66 quintarra. resources previously tied up by mandatory covid-19 restrictions like removal of the heightened cleaning regimen were able to be redistributed so that that service could be expanded. next month cable car service is expected to return for all three lines. in the south bay, jazz is back. after a year off, san jose jazz summer fest is happening this weekend to the delight of organizers, performers and fans. ♪ >> reporter: jazz fans gathered to celebrate the return of live music to downtown san jose. >> i started 31 years ago as a free event. really about building community and using music to do that. it's really grown and become a beloved tradition in san jose. >> reporter: the features more than 45 artists on six stages, both outdoor and indoor. on the mai acts like east bay native e.escovito.
friday's headliner was grammy winning singer/songwriter, judith hill. >> i'm excited to get back to this and being with the community and audience. it's been so long since i have been able to look into the eyes of audience members. this is a special thing. >> reporter: masks will be required for indoor performances, along with proof of vaccination or a negative covid test. >> ticket sales have been strong. we've been happy. the comments folks are making of just appreciating to be able to reconnect with friends and plan a weekend of some music. >> very excited to see that back. that was dan ashley reporting. the music starts at 2 p.m. today, at noon tomorrow. tickets are still available. that will be a great thing for people to do. we're all tracking the air quality this weekend, too. >> that's right, liz. we have an air quality advisory due to the hazy conditions from the smoke and shift from the wild fires to the north of us. the heat is on for our inland
good morning, america. triple threat. tropical depression fred taking aim at florida. the governor declaring a state of emergency. dangerous weather strikes the southwest. monsoon storms causing major flooding and heat and fire danger in the west. rob is on the ground tracking it all. third dose. the cdc giving the green light for some people to get an additional shot of the covid-19 vaccine, as intensive care units across the south fill up. north texas hospitals out of pediatric icu beds, plus, the positive cases among vaccinated carnival cruise ship. closing in. the ta the first u.s. troops arriving
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