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the mayor about what the new health order means. reporter: berkeley is taking a page from san francisco's pandemic playbook. annual health order that requires patrons at indoor businesses to show proof of vaccination. >> we think this is an important step to take to protect the people in our community emperor -- and to change behavior. reporter: berkeley's mayor is concerned about the new delta driven covid surge. >> we will be educating businesses. we will be providing signage. reporter: if axing card or photo of one will allow customers entry to indoor settings like gymnasiums. >> if you are going to a yoga studio, that would be a good thing to be vaccinated. reporter: also, theaters, clubs, restaurants, and clubs. >> i wish it would've come
sooner. reporter: as general manager of the berkeley restaurant, the new rule may come with some tough customer conversations. >> it will be a negotiation of being hospitable and maintaining public health. reporter: linda lives in florida where these kinds of mandates don't exist. >> i think if you are running a business and it is your business , privately owned, you should be able to do whatever you think is right. reporter: but she likes the rule for this reason. >> i am vaccinated and i feel safer being in a place where i know everyone else is vaccinated. reporter: i did just speak to and east bay man who is against the order. he only got vaccinated because his work requires him to do so. he thinks proof of a negative covid test should be enough to be able to go into a business. enforcement of the new role begins next week.
anchor: there are masking guidance for youth sports. it strongly encourages the use of masks for over'tis been so long with coaches and even spectators regardless of vaccination status. guidance is aimed at protecting young people in schools, and other organized activities. anchor 2: food concession workers at oracle park will take a strike vote. the union claims at least 20 workers have come down with covid-19 this year. the union is demanding they be paid three dollars an hour in hazard pay and offer better access to health insurance. if the strike is approved, workers could walk out at any time. the giants declined to comment. begins tomorrow in napa. it was canceled last year. by chris stapleton, cons and roses
and the foo fighters. masks are required. and attendees are required to provide proof of vaccination or a negative test within 72 hours of the event. anchor: the cdc is telling vaccinated people to consider the risk of traveling. travel will be down 1% from last year despite the highly contagious delta variant. the cdc is warning the unvaccinated to not travel at all. amanda is at sfo checking in with passengers. reporter: with a holiday weekend ahead, a warning to the unvaccinated. >> if you are unvaccinated, we would recommend not traveling. reporter: this comes amid the worst surge of the pandemic. a seven month in hospitals.
the cdc also warning ticketed passengers who took the vaccine to reconsider. >> one of the reasons we got the vaccine was so that we could travel. reporter: he said it took plenty of planning to get here. >> we have traveled before. we are more comfortable. reporter: but with cases on the rise, it is clear that air travel could get turbulent. this couple was grounded missing their flight because of delayed test results. they were unable to meet the requirements. >> we had a lot of stress. today, we played -- we paid for another test and now we cannot travel. reporter: these -- these said it was less about travel than how their destination is dealing with the vaccine. >> feeling a little ushered. >> it is at a point where you
have to see for yourself and how you feel. reporter the duty manager calls this another norm it covid holiday weekend for the airport saying any changes to come after the cdc travel warning will be up to specific airlines. >> you always want to check the airline website and you also want to double check the country to where you are flying and make sure you are aware of any special requirements they may have. reporter: he is encouraging travelers to be mindful of the pandemic urging them to understand what it will take to get home. at sfo, amanda, abc 7 news. anchor: news about the caldor fire. containment has come with the winds dying down and the humidity improving. some evacuation warnings have been lifted on the western edge of the fire and others have been downgraded from orders to warnings. we are joined by jared stone.
-- j.r. stone. reporter: there were smiles on the faces of firefighters that i talked with this evening and that has not happened very much. that is because of weather is helping crews. they are making progress. smoke pouring into the air as thousands of acres continue to burn. but the news is not all doom and gloom. there is a sense of optimism among those we spoke with thursday night. >> with a decrease in winds, we are seeing a decrease in fire activity. >> it is totally different at night. reporter: douglas county fire marshal said weather conditions are improving. with this map, you can see the yellow area where more evacuees may get to go home in the next day or two. it on the northeast side of the fire, closest to lake tahoe, you see three main areas of concern.
early thursday, water drops were being made and we are told that no additional cabins were destroyed. fire crews tell us they continue to work to try to herd the fire away from people and structures. something that appears to be working. this was the main drag. this was them same spot -- this was the same spot thursday night. progress is being made but there is still a long way to go. >> i don't want to give the viewers any false sense of security because it is delta fire. if the wind kicks up, the dynamics could change again. reporter: the fire marshal says the water company turned off the water in south lake tahoe today as a lot of the people there had their sprinklers going. fire crews tell me that this helps the system. it helps them get the water much
faster to fight the fires. anchor: good to see a little progress. thank you. race to keep the fire away from south lake tahoe has turned a normally bustling resort town into a ghost town. reporter: that is south lake tahoe resident daisy who have actuated and is living in the hard rock hotel because her mother works here. in south lake tahoe tonight, the national guard control the access. local palouse -- local police patrol the neighborhoods. no vacancy in neon translates into closed. it is all dependent on the drama still unfolding six miles away. how hot is it? how dry? we found no better example than the tree in the background. watch it explode like a torch. and yet, calfire describes these
as being improved conditions allowing them to get aggressive along highway 18 nine. this is what you call a kansan tried did -- a concentrated effort along highway 18 nine. taking advantage of today's better conditions. last night, we showed you snowmaking machines that thankfully never came into play in kirkland. today, other machines dead. >> these fell trees and bunch them. reporter: at a rate of hundreds per hours as this crew rushed to create breaks in the path of the fire. >> if you can contain the intensity, you can bring the fire down to a manageable level. reporter: which they did along highway 89. >> i am going to clamp it and uncouple it. reporter: firefighters held the line on this so-called easier day.
a day that still pushed them nearly to the brink. anchor: the caldor fire and others continue to affect air quality in the bay area. our meteorologist is tracking the smoke. meteorologist: we are going to see improving conditions this weekend but right now we are still seeing the impacts of the smoke. let's look air quality, moderate across the region except for santa cruz where we are seeing pockets of green which is good air quality. smoke will continue to impact us tomorrow. as well as heading saturday. the wind switching direction will bring in fresher air. but until then, from a live look from our san jose camera, we are looking at an error quality advisory through tomorrow. i will be back with a full look at the labor day weekend forecast coming up. anchor: lucky to be alive.
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anchor: historic flooding in the wake of hurricane ida is paralyzing much of the northeast. in new jersey, a house exploded just hours after being evacuated because of rising floodwaters. [sounds of explosions] anchor: but is terrifying.ing. a person traveling by the house at the time was hard to. the death toll from ida has
increased to 60 people across eight states. in new york city, more than 1000 people have been rescued from floodwaters. many were subway passengers. others were rescued along the roads. dan lieberman has more on the storm that many are calling worse since sandy. reporter: in new york city's central park, the father scooping water from his flooded car wednesday night. swimming through the floodwaters carrying his eight month old little boy to safety. >> i had to pull him out. i have never experienced anything like that. it was frightening. the worst thing i've ever seen. reporter: the nypd releasing these images rescuing a delivery driver from the floodwaters in manhattan. but many others were not so lucky as historic floods ripped through the region, the remnants of hurricane ida merging with a
front producing a flash flooding emergency for all five boroughs of new york city. >> i made clear to the governors that my team at fema is on the ground and ready to provide all of the assistance needed. reporter: and images flooding in from underground. the entire subway system forced to shut down. above ground, a bus passenger standing in a seat to avoid the water. >> going right back in. reporter: in woodberry, connecticut, a state trooper killed swept away by the floodwaters. and in new jersey, these homes destroyed after a tornado struck with winds more than 135 miles per hour. more than seven confirmed tornadoes in new jersey and pennsylvania. in this image, showing a possible tornado. with dramatic scenes of rescues happening in philadelphia. philadelphia officials warning
that flooding is still a major concern with rivers, creeks, and streams still overflowing in the region. rescues are still ongoing and the threat is still very real tonight. anchor: abc has an easy way to help victims of hurricane ida via the red cross. go to red cross.org/abc online. anchor 2: will pay $12 million to the families of the 36 people that died in the fire in 20 16. attorneys for the families of the victims struck a deal with the owner. she and her her her her criminally charged in the aftermath of the fire. the warehouse was being used illegally as a residential haven. family members of the 34 people killed in the fire aboard a
scuba diving boat two years ago are suing the u.s. coast guard. the lawsuit claims the coast guard showed lax enforcement of safety regulations and should not have certified the boat for passengers. ♪ anchor:or:or:or:or:or:or:or:or:: resident is welcoming back his neighbors as dirt -- after they were forced to evacuate. calfire lifted the evacuation orders last night. i am sure people are so thankful to be able to go back home. anchor 2: we were all watching the weather because things are going to heat up. meteorologist: but the good news is that we are looking at paper book conditions for firefighters in the next 24 hours. it is cool right now and the winds are not that gusty. g put out so some is getting
entrained in our area with the wind coming from the north. that is why we have been dealing with a hazy sky. here is a hazy sunset. here is our san jose camera -- the sunset was dimmed because of the smoke. the air quality is a moderate for most of you. in sierra nevada, some improvement. south lake tahoe reporting some good air quality. though heavy smoke continues over the region. tomorrow morning at 8:00 a.m. we will see the haze through friday and then a change in the wind traction coming more out of the south. it will push the smoke, we don't have fires to our south, so the smoke will be pushed out of the area. summer warmth for the holiday weekend. saturday, mid 90's and lynch. up her 90's, low 100s for a
sunday and monday. along the coast, upper 60's to the low 70's. a live look from our camera in san francisco, looking good. fog across the area in the morning. hot summer days in and for the holiday weekend. live doppler seven, the fog is not going to go that far in. temperatures in the 50's and 60's. looking at the hourly forecast, fog around the bay around 7:00 a.m. and then pull back to the coast into the afternoon and evening hours. morning temperatures in the 40's and 50's. you know you're heading towards fall when the nights are longer and it is cooling off. in the afternoon, still hazy and warm. mid to upper deck -- mid to upper 60's along the coastline. 87 in concord. here is your accuweather 7 day forecast. it is hazy and warmer for your friday. the heat returns on saturday.
the air quality will improve for the holiday weekend. possible haze. -- occasional haze. it will be sizzling for the unofficial end of summer on monday. rees he and kohler for the middle part a next week and back down to where we should be. until then, we have the variety pack for the holiday weekend. anchor 2: i like the mixed bag. anchor: everyone loves the variety pack. a sweet incentive to get your shots. the
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>> sports on abc 7 is sponsored by your local toyota dealers. larry: less than 17 hours after falling out of first place, the giants are back on top tied with the dodgers who are coming into town for a big series. >> give me a home run. larry: no splashdown. he starts the game with a bang. 1-0, giants and a flash. logan webb looks like the best pitcher at this point. seven strong frames who allowed just one run. estrada, just called up from
aaa. giants up 5-1 in the ninth. adames, you will get nothing and like it! giants back in first place tied with the dodgers who are off today. >> it is a big deal. i think just the w w w w w w w w was going to be huge. larry: a's in detroit. the hand eye first ending, and the a's are bashing jed lowrie. what a year he is having. canha, oppo tac tac tac tac tact khris davis, you know he is back. pinch hitter in the fourth
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