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i love my work. it has been incredibly fulfilling and it has been such a privilege to serve my constituents in san mateo and san francisco. it is tough. i will say that. larry: as mentioned, a lot of people were caught off guard by this announcement today. kristen: reporter leslie brinkley talk to her constituents and other leaders for their reaction to the announcement. >> after 30 date years, it is probably time for the torch to be passed. another generation. leslie: for congresswoman jackie speier, the voice for the peninsula, the accolades for her years of public service world in. >> satch a chronic figure. when you think of san mateo county, you have to think about congresswoman speier. when you think about it what she has done around consumer protection, around women's rights.
she is truly beloved by her constituents. >> i have always thought highly of her. >> i was rather impressed that she on veterans day came here. i thought that was really nice. reporter: she said what she was most proud of was changing child support enforcement laws. >> also the baby bullet which we got from san francisco to san jose which cut the commute in half. and then hearing congress, it has been a labor of love around issues around sexual assault in the military, on college campuses. >> checking gave -- jackie gave voice to survivors who had been voiceless. people could understand the pain and the retaliation they were facing while serving our country. jackie is one in a million. she is a shero to many of us. a true epitome of a leader, what
we all hope for when we elect someone to go to congress and speak for us. >> hard shoes to fill. leslie: i am leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. kristen: spear bang is a bay area native born in san francisco in 1950, graduating from mercy high school in burlingame. she studied political science at uc davis and received a law degree from hastings in 1976, and from there, it was washington. her life and politics began as an aide to congressman ryan. in november of 1978, 43 years ago this week, spear bang traveled with him to jonestown, guyana on a mission to rescue numbers from a cold run by jim jones. as ryan's delegation was about to leave, they came under fire on an airport tarmac ryan and four others were killed, spear bang badly wounded -- spear pop
wounded. >> i pretended to be dead. for congressman was shot over 40 times. and i was shot five times. kristen: she vowed her life to public service if she survived. she ran for a seat on the san mateo county board of supervisors in 1980 and won. six years later she headed to sacramento for the first of her terms in the state assembly. in 1988, she founded the professional is nuts women of california. what started as a group of women gathered around the coffee table, it grew to the largest conference of its kind in the u.s.. abc 7 is a proud sponsor. spear memo served two terms in the state senate. a highlight included securing funding for the baby bullet train. she was elected to the first of seven terms in the house of representatives.
her accomplishments are long and a. joining me now is abc 7 news insider phil matier with more on what this means. good to see you. everyone is in shock, even those who knew her very well. how seismic is disallowed and? phil: it is big. she was a voice not only on national issues and women's rights, but also very effective constituents in local politics and bringing projects like bullet trains and such to her district. she was also a presence and still continues to be. i am not sure she is ready to just stay home and watch tv. she is a very accomplished person and i think she has a future still ahead of her. kristen: definitely. what does this mean for bay area politics? phil: it will be interesting. what we will see is a question of who succeeds her. you don't replace jackie spear. you just hope to a good enough job to somewhat fill the shoes.
there are some contenders. probably one of the leading contenders is that state assemblyman kevin mullin. he would have a lot of democratic support. josh bakker, a state senator who just got not to sacramento, replaced jerry hill who told me today he is not running for congress. then we have joseph median who has done time in sacramento and also in the peninsula. that would depend on how the district is redrawn. if it goes south enough, it could include his area. in one person i would not rule out is former san mateo police chief susan manheim i. she is very well known in the district and very well-liked liked and she has her thoughts about how she could have a voice in national politics as well. and there is david canopia of daly city. but i have to tell you, it is questionable who is going to run. it is a very tough job and a very grueling job.
jackie speier, for example, she worked monday through friday in washington and then she would get on a plane and fly back to california, and then sunday, fly back. when you are there, usually are bunking with other congresspeople because you don't have necessarily the money for a house in washington, it is really expensive. it is a tough job. behind a lot of it is also the question of next year, if the democrats lose control of the house, then you are to the back, no longer in the front. kristen: that is what i wanted to ask you about. no doubt, she wants to spend time with family. it is a grueling life, but she is the 14th democrat to announce she will not seek congressional reelection next year. what does this suggest about what may happen in the midterms? phil: between that and the gerrymandering going on in republican-dominated states, it does not look good for democrats. . one of the big questions is, jackie speier today, is it going to be nancy pelosi tomorrow or down the line, who announces
this will be her last full term? that is the issue everyone is waiting to see if it will be dropped. kristen:. kristen: all right, she will be on with us again on abc 7 news at 6:00. thank you for your insights, and the political game of watching to see who will emerge. thanks, phil. larry: now to the latest covid-19 headlines. pfizer has filed for emergency use authorization of appeal it says shows -- of a po it says it shows 90% reduction of the risk of covid hospitalization or deaths. new year's eve revelers will be able to return to times square this year, but you must show proof of vaccination. here in california, our test positivity rate is going down again. we are at 2% compared to 2.2% a couple of weeks ago. california health officials recently said that anybody 18 or older who was fully vaccinated six months ago qualifies to get
a booster, but it has been really challenging to get appointments. . abc 7 news reporter luz pena, part of our abc 7 vaccine team, reached out to bay area counties to see where they stand. . luz: we are officially entering a wave of the booster shot, but making an appointment has been challenging. on one hand, the cdc has a list of requirements. on the other, we have california saying anyone 18 and older who got their shots six months ago can get a booster. today governor brewster made it clear once again -- >> if you have been vaccinated and it has been six months, now you can get a booster shot, 18 and over. california is the first state to say, get a booster shot. they are in abundance. luz: the vaccines may be in abundance, but making an appointment has been difficult for many. california has a more generous booster policy than the cdc, but myturn website was not even ready for the expansion.
today they announced booster shot appointment through their site will be available starting thursday. >> this was a decision without much notice, and, there were, the wonderful people that helped maintain these websites are not able to quickly pivot as quick as we would want. luz: another setback -- to get a booster shot, the cdc says some needs to check one of these criteria is: to be 65 or older, have an underlying medical condition, in a long-term care facility or be at high risk at work. pharmacies like cvs and walgreens are following what the cdc recommends, creating a disconnect for californians. . which means counties across the bay area are now having to explain where they stand. marin county says -- >> we are acknowledging this wider eligibility. luz: san francisco department of public health said, no one should be turned away if they feel they are at risk of covid-19. contra costa county's health officer said, the cdc's
guidelines were too complex. they are following the state. >> especially as we are going into the holidays and we are concerned about her winter surge, get a booster. we will not turn anyone away who was a booster. luz: santa clara's connie also following california's guidelines. >> nobody who wants a booster will be turned away from the county operated sites. luz: you can expect more booster eligibility expansions nationwide. a government official confirmed to abc news that the fda may issue a guidance on pfizer and moderna boosters for anyone 18 and order as soon as this week. luz pena, abc 7 news. kristen: she gets double thanks. alameda county says it is continuing to ensure vaccinations are available for all. it announced 81% of latino residents, and 74% of black residents 12 and older have received at least one dose of the vaccine. latino and black residents have lower vaccination rates than
other races and ethnicities in the county, and they are among the most disproportionately impacted. if you have any questions about the vaccine, you can always ask our vaccine team. just go to abc7news.com/vaccine and click on the blue box. you can also click on the abc 7 vaccine tracker. larry: coming up, what is being done to prepare for a possible rise in covid cases in the winter months. and a possible ban on chokeholds in the east bay. the community that is considering it. plus, the ultimate luxury. a gift from the person who has everything. the unusual partnership, later this hour. spencer: i am spencer christian. spencer: i am spencer christian. i ♪ low maximum out-of-pocket costs. more saving. more spoiling. one of many cost-saving medicare advantage benefits from scan health plan for 2022. call today, or ask your agent about scan health plan. hey at&t customers... for 2022. there's never been a better time to switch to xfinity. get the fast and reliable internet you deserve,
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ironically, the fire station that was having the truck worked on is the one that responded to the fire and put it out. no one was hurt. a united airlines lien has been removed from service after it caught fire at boston's logan airport. it happened as the jet was parked at the gate. it was supposed to fly to san francisco. no one was on board at the time and no injuries were reported. the fire was caused by mechanical issues. no further details have been released. larry: the oakland city council at this hour is considering proposals to redevelop the oakland coliseum, no matter where the a's end up laying their games in the future. one group is the african-american sports and entertainment group. both groups want to buy the land that is owned by the city of, oakland, and then develop it. with the public is getting it say right now. >> this decision you are making today is not personal, it is business. and it is the business of the residents of oakland who have charged all of you of being the stewards of the interest. it is public land.
to rush to this decision is deplorable, when it is a $100 million-class acquisition. larry: public comment continues. no vote has taken place yet. kristen: the teachers union in oakland is trying to force the school district to bolster itself and prepare for a surge in cases. the district already has one of the best safety protocols in the state. abc 7 senior education reporter lyanne melendez tells us about some of the contentious issues. >> we don't have social distancing. lyanne: this is video of a school cafeteria which was posted by the oakland teachers' union. >> it makes sense to try to get as much outdoor equipment as possible, so more students can be outdoors. lyanne: pictures of the empty cafeteria showing big fans to help sakkari the air. the union wants more powerful hepa scrubbers. the district says what they have now is more than recommended than the state. >> all the staff in place is protecting our kids. you are seeing that, because we
have not had any cases of covid at the school, just using that as one example, since august. lyanne: at times, a few outdoor activities have been interrupted either whether. >>. >> these are the tents the district has -- have been interrupted by the weather. >> these are the tents that the district has provided us. lyanne: the district says most if not all of those tents that were damaged have been replaced. since the beginning of the new school year, oakland unified has had apple filters in every classroom. the concern now is what happens if there is a power outage in those rooms without windows. >> when there was already a power outage in my school, we did not have any ventilation happening in this school. lyanne: another argument made by the teachers' union is that the delta variant is more of a threat, and the district should spend more of the 280 $3 million in covid relief funding two guard now against a possible surge. >> we want to make sure when everybody comes back that we do baseline testing. lyanne: in response, the
district told us many thousand rapid covid test kits will be distributed to elementary and middle school students and staff right before the thanksgiving break. the idea is to have them take the first of two tests on the sunday right before they return to school. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. kristen: more than 6000 lecturers plan to strike at nine uc campuses starting tomorrow. the lecturers are accusing uc leaders of dishonest bargaining for a family leave, higher pay, and online instruction compensation. the university has denied that, seeing the strike is grossly unfair to students. the strike is expected to last until thursday. ucsf is not part of the strike. larry: let's turn now to the forecast. spencer christian is here. may be some drizzle on the way. spencer: there is a little rain on the way. we underscore little, but it is raining nonetheless. let's look at what is happening right now. 24 hour temperature change shows
it is a couple of degrees warmer right now than at this time yesterday in most bay area locations. . 10 degrees warmer in santa rosa. we had a warm up as we have more sunshine today than we had yesterday, we had some lingering clouds yesterday, but there are still some high clouds testing over as you can see over emeryville. 60 degrees in san francisco right now. low to mid-60's in oakland, mountain view and san jose. upper 60's in half moon bay. a few wispy high-end mid-level clouds, 66 in santa rosa. low 60's in novato and napa. 62 degrees at livermore. nice view -- this is from mount tam, got the wrong label that is mount tam looking down over san francisco and part of the half moon bay. clouds will be sweeping through overnight, patchy fog as well. chance of showers or light rain late thursday through friday, then another dry pattern this weekend. we -- hear is our overnight
forecast, you can see lots of high clouds. . than in the early morning hours, we will see the skies becoming clearer giving as partly sunny skies tomorrow enter tomorrow evening. watched the clouds overnight, overnight lows will be in the upper 40's to around 40's. cooler in the north, where lows will drop in the low to mid 40's. tomorrow look for a mainly sunny sky. highs from 63 in half monday. 65 in san francisco. mid-to-upper 60's around the bay shoreline. inland areas will not warm up much more than the upper 60's. the storm impacts scale for that light storm thursday evening, it ranks 1. light intensity which will produce scattered showers overnight thursday through the day friday. most areas will receive less than a quarter inch of rain. there could be breezy conditions at times. forecasted to start at noon
thursday going into the evening. we will see the development of light, scattered showers in the north bay. those showers will increase and cover more of the bay area by the early morning hours, just before the commute gets underway, and taper late in the day on friday. we will be left with rainfall totals generally under a quarter inch. we expect san francisco and oakland to get about 0.1 inches. . many locations will be a bit wetter. here is your accuweather seven-day forecast. after that two days of showers in light rain, the temperatures will remain in a pretty steady, uniform pattern saturday through next tuesday. mid-60's inland and around the bay shoreline. upper 60's around the coast. . kristen:. kristen: and it will be dry. kristen: spencer, thank you. marvels shang-chi and the legend of the 10 rings is a smash hit, selling the most movie tickets in the pandemic era. now a san francisco in a bus driver is breaking down one of its most memorable scenes.
you may have seen the scene, the six-minute fight on the minibus where it flies fast landmarks. the real-life muni operator is now viral on twitter. his threat is full of things like -- nothing that the one california as is seriously off route on 21st street, writing,,, quote, "i am impressed awkwafina knows how to operate the door lever." you got to check out that thread, larry. larry: i got to see the movie, too, some interesting news from researchers -- i hate to be the one to break this to you -- but you may have been applying your deodorant wrong your whole life. [laughs] what you should be doing. we will tell you, coming up. michael: i am 7 on your side's michael.
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kristen: turning now to consumer news. larry: 7 on your side michael finney is here with the headlines. doesn't sound like we have more recalls than ever before? michael: yes. mazda is recalling cars because if you will pump could cause the car to stall. the recall involves several 2018 models, a few 2018 models, and d the 2020 mazda hatchbacks.
mazda will notify owners next year if they need to get the fuel pump replaced. here is what is really interesting, mazda may not be the only company involved. dinzo is the pump manufacturer and also supplies bump stock ford, acura, toyota, mitsubishi and subaru. 2 million pumps were affected, we may hear more, larry. the california department of insurance has issued a cease-and-desist order against a company illegally selling extended car warranties. in infiniti auto sold vehicle service contract directly to 25 california consumers, but did not have the license to do that. warranties like these are insurance products and must be sold through licensed leaderships. under the cease order, infinity auto must immediately cease
sales and stop acting as an insurance agent. nike is postponing the launch of issue made in collaboration with k-pop artist travis scott in the wake of the astroworld disaster. the air max 1 by cactus jack shoes were set to be released on december 16 for $175 air. nike said that the shoe release would be postponed out of respect for everyone impacted by the tragic events at the astroworld festival. you may remember that 10 were killed and a number of others injured when the crowd surged during scott's performance. so far, more than 100 lawsuits have filed. larry: tragic situation. thanks, michael. kristen: virtual reality could become a bigger part of our daily lives. the new york times reports that meta, parent company of facebook, is opening its first physical retail stores. they will allow the company to showcase devices like virtual reality headsets and
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-- use of chokeholds and peppere spray on youth. julian glover has the story. jillian: today the issue of using chokeholds and chemical sprays like pepper spray on in-custody death in alameda county comes before the county board of supervisors. the board of supervisors are expected to vote on the matter as the county works to establish a way to meet the requirements of sb a23 passed last year. board has voted in favor of ending the use of these tactics. but county documents show the alameda county probation department is against the elimination of chemical restraints. >> we saw that happen with the murder of george floyd. that was a prone restraint. so it is shocking to many community members that we are
still using those kinds of poles against children. jillian: county organizers are urging the board to end the use of these tactics. >> we are the most progressive yet we are we traumatizing them in an environment that is supposed to be healing. jillian: we reached out to the probation board for comment. a spokesperson was not available to comment prior to the area of the story. julian glover, abc 7 news. kristen: today the alameda county board of supervisors paid tribute to their late colleague, will match on she -- wilma chan she was the first asian-american elected to the board in 1994. she also served in the state assembly, and later returned to her board of supervisors seat. >> several things we could depend on her to do, to push, to have the intellectual capacity to state, to have the courage
and boldness to go forth, we could depend on that from wilma. we don't have that anymore. and it's sad. it's sad. it saddens me. kristen: her chief of staff, dave brown was appointed to serve out the rest of her term. he says he will not run for the seat next year. larry: 200 families in oakland are benefiting from a new rental assistance program. they will receive an average of $750 a month, or up to a year and a half. mayor libby schaff talked about the program today. >> we want this to be policy. we support the biden administration's proposal that the housing choice vouchers should be universal, that there should be an entitlement just like food stamps and emergency medical care, people deserve a roof over their heads. larry: the program is properly funded, focused on people who have been homeless before and are vulnerable to becoming
homeless again. thousands of families in san mateo county will receive frozen turkeys and other food for the thanksgiving holiday from samaritan house, which says they need this year is enormous. reporter amy hollyfield was there for this morning's giveaway. amy: samaritan house used to set aside two saturdays for this holiday food this tradition. now they need a full week to serve everyone who has asked for help this thanksgiving. >> it is double what it had been before covid. it really has. the holidays ring out special need. people are desperate to have some kind of joy to participate in community events just like everyone else, even though their pockets are a little ba amy: he says these are people who got behind during the shutdown at haven't caught up yet where they work in the service industry and their employer went under. or they need help now that government assistance programs have ended. >> it is a lot harder out there, and inflation has kicked in. so when we are looking at food
like this, boy, that is expensive now. >> i am actually a health care worker. i don't make a lot of money and i have other bills to pay. amy: she picked up a turkey and all the fixings today, and says she is grateful for the help from samaritan house. she will share her thanksgiving meal with neighbors. >> i live in a building with a lot of old people, so they don't get a chance to get out and get things. i would like to help them as well. amy: there is some good news here today. those who are doing well are making sure to share their good fortune. >> we are doing well on donations. very good support from second harvest, the local food bank, and all the grocery stores you shop at, and a lot of individuals and service groups. they bring us turkeys. amy: samaritan house will be giving out food every day this week. droppings are welcome. in san mateo, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. kristen: lost in space a lot of debris. the brewing battle over a recent
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anti-satellite missile test which china carried out in 2007. this is a computer-generated image from nasa showing the amount of debris currently circling. kristen: what? they're efficient isn't it amazing? i thought it was a drone constellation. nougat all the junk up there. we are polluting space just like we are polluting earth. incredible. incredibly sad, actually. drew, you and spencer, looking at the cosmos, what do you think? drew: it doesn't take much of a piece of debris, you could have a tiny piece. this stuff is traveling at 17,000 miles per hour as it orbits the earth. you take a tiny piece and dodge all of that, i am shocked how much is up there. half the stuff doesn't even come back to earth. kristen: good thing it burns up in the atmosphere. . but the astronauts out there,
the fact that they had to dodge it, that is so scary. spencer: it is like dodging traffic in manhattan. [laughs] it is crazy. think about the speed. some of these objects are traveling at 17,000 miles per hour, you know what that could do if it hits the spacecraft carrying people? drew: not great. kristen: the fact that this was from a missile test made more people mad about it. larry: scary enough being an astronaut. now imagine they are shooting stuff that is now. kristen: right. alright, this could be scary for some people, may be one of you, i don't know. do you put your deodorant on in the morning? you may be doing it wrong. that is according to consumer reports. it looked at. the utterance with antiperspirants -- it looked at antiperspirants and experts said it works best at night, because your body temperature drops and you sweat less. so your docs are able to absorb the ingredient in antiperspirant. but you are not perspiring when
sleeping. i don't get to this. spencer: i would never use an antiperspirant. it clogs the pores. i do use deodorant, however, and i apply it whenever i shower or bathe. it just seems to make sense to me. after you clean your body, you want to put on whatever form of deodorant that you use. larry: can't even believe we are having this conversation. kristen: i know, right. larry: who is the expert that studied this? i am not exercising when i sleep. drew: everyone is always trying to optimize everything. larry: and anything else? drew: just wear deodorant. kristen: some of us are lucky to never have to worry about that. larry: you just glow. [laughter] spencer: now let's talk about flossing and brushing. larry: now to the gift for the person that has everything -- spencer -- [laughter] larry: a very special xbox. gucci has teamed up with xbox to make 100 gucci-branded xboxes.
they are not only rare, they come with a luxury price tag -- $10,000! in? drew: i like the design. larry:. larry: with that, you get gucci-branded controllers a hard case for carrying the console and access to a netflix-style service with free video games. the device is 10 grand, videogames may be free. kristin, if you really love your son, you would get that for him, and anything less than that is just -- meaning kristen: a gucci bag like that, i am not putting xbox on its name. drew: i thought it was actually nice looking. i am with you. this is a collectors item. i see people saving this for decades down the road. pretty cool. larry: spencer. spencer: looks cool. i am not buying it. [laughter] but it looks cool. larry: do you think there will be a market for it? spencer: a limited market.
drew: for sure, gamers will buy this. larry: 10 grand? really? drew: you can use your crypto. [laughter] [laughter] kristen: that is larry's ticket to retirement. larry: that will put me on the beach one day either in a mansion or homeless. drew: if you are crypto or that xbox, or you just wait for the next 30 years. larry: we will see, drew. kristen: now let's talk about a totally different price point, mcdonald's. the egg mcmuffin is turning 50. hard to believe it is that old. the item first joined the mickey d's family in santa barbara in 1971. in honor of its birthday, mcdonald's is pricing the egg mcmuffin match. so on. thursday, you can get one for the original price, $.63. it is only available during breakfast hours, and offered exclusively on the mcdonald's app. i kind of like the egg mcmuffin. spencer: baidu, too i don't -- i
do, too. when traveling and i don't have time for a regular breakfast, always get one at the drive-through, toss the meat and i eat the rest. larry: i am stand. i could not even imagine you eating and egg mcmuffin, spencer. spencer: i like eggs. kristen:. kristen: it is not the worst for you. and it is great for road trips, like spencer mentioned. going up to tahoe in the morning. larry: you know who would be really happy about that? warren buffett. the legend is that he gets two egg mcmuffin's every morning for breakfast. kristen: now he can do it for $.63 these. larry: he spends like $3.20 or something on the. so, i think he can afford it. drew: breaking his bank. larry: a bye gama. 60 -- a bargain. $.63. kristen: then you save them money and you invest it in crypto like larry is doing. larry: whatever. [laughter] it all works.
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larry: the warriors sport the best record in the nba. they have a huge match in brooklyn tonight. sports anchor chris alvarez joining us now. we know about their success on the court, but off the court, the community foundation does so many great things. chris: since it was founded a decade ago the warriors
community foundation has focused on donating money and providing opportunities for local nonprofits to give our youth a chance to shine inside and outside the classroom. >> happy to let you know that our foundation is excited award your organization -- thousand dollars. >> we are trying to make sure each and every student has the skills they can thrive with in the 21st century. chris: since 2012 the warriors community foundation has awarded over $25 million in grant supporting education and youth development in their. this season the foundation set a record, donating $1.85 million to 51 area nonprofits over the last year. how do you see this money working for you, how is it being put into action? >> we think about our growth, generation thrive, visually breaching -- bridging san francisco and oakland. we are trying to expand and reach more people and more places. chris: he is the executive director of the hidden genius project. part of the check presentation ahead of the recent game. >> we are headquartered in
oakland, coming up in our tent anniversary. we operate in oakland, richmond, and los angeles and we work to empower leaders in the technology space and beyond. >> before i started the program, i was exposed to basketball and rap. now the backup plan is my first man. >> they did more than that, they tell us about entrepreneurship. chris: with the help of the foundation programs like the hidden genius project and many more are building a path for success. >> they have been great partners for us. for the last six years almost, they had been helping us build the infrastructure we need to support as many of people as we can. chris: to learn more about what the warriors are doing in the community check out their official websites and social channels. larry, i keep my finger on the pulse. they do so many great things on the court, but off the court is even more important. larry: and one of the things that is so great is you have
players whether it is staff for -- the players, so willing to give their time to help kids. chris: they only do. and one guy from here, he gives back, anderson. everybody across the board, a really big emphasis for the foundation is to give back to this community that gives so much to them. larry: obviously a point of emphasis when joe and peter took over. a good job by all. grace, thank you very much. baseball news, that jan's manager was named the national league manager of the year. he led the team to a franchise best 107 wins the regular season, their first division title since 2012. the giants far exceeded expectations. people thought this was going to be a rebuilding year. he is just the second giants manager to win the award. the other is not bruce bochy, but dusty baker. kristen: oh. larry: bruce bochy has three
world series titles. he is ok. kristen: he is ever manager of the year in our hearts. forever. some interesting weather. we went from fog to drizzle. spencer: sprinkles coming our way, that is true. despite the bright skies today, we will see high clouds and low clouds as well. low temperatures will be a bit chillier than last night, mid-to-upper 40's. although san francisco and oakland will probably bottom out at around 50 degrees. tomorrow, clouds in the morning, brighter in the afternoon, highs from the low 60's at the coast, to the mid-to-upper 60's at the bay and inland. we probably will not see many locations hitting 70 tomorrow. showers and light rain will coming late thursday and starting in the north bay. overnight it will spread to the bay area. friday will be a lot day for most of the bay area but, just light rain. then we get a dry pattern that starts over the weekend and continues for a while. we don't see any significant
rain in for quite a few days after thursday and friday. kristen: spencer, thank you. did you know that these could scream? yep. a terrifying study found some honeybees will screen when threatened, especially by the notorious murder hornet. listen. [buzzing] kristen: did you hear that question mark those signals, known as an anti-predator hype trigger a response for the bees to defend the colony using a tactic where they literally swarm the predator and suffocated. but u.s. honeybees don't appear to employ the same strategies. larry: they are pretty smart. at least some of them are. [laughter] some need to be more educated. the williams sisters took tennis by storm. now you can get a look at exactly how they did it. >> this is their life. you got to let them decide. kristen: inside the new movie
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reporter george penacchio from our sister station in los angeles has a look at the movie "king richard." >> they do their homework. she is first in her class. >> you are saying we are hard on these kids. you know why, because we are. that is our job. to keep them off the streets! george: movie shows how venus and serena williams' dad dreamed, planned, and worked to raise his daughters to be tennis stars. will smith lays the father. playing their equally hard-working mother, angenue ellis. >> we know the character is a bit of a trope, the wife of the heroic man. we have seen it at thousand times. i didn't want to tell the story. we wanted to tell the truth about who this woman was. that she was a co-conspirator to this dream. >> this is their life. you got to let them decide. george: ellis views king richard
as the architect of venice and serena was gives korea's, but mom was part of the construction crew that actually laid the building blocks of their success both on and off the tennis court. >> we had to sew the tennis outfits, you have to do their hair, cook, clean, at the same time, being the builder of a dream. george: venus and serena are both executive producers. they attended an afi test of -- fest screening this weekend. venus revealed what she wants audiences to take away from her family's story. >> what i hope girls get out of this story is that you can do anything. just keep dreaming. keep fighting. surround yourself with wonderful people and you can get there. george: in los angeles george penacchio, abc 7 news. kristen: their real life story is amazing and this movie looks fantastic. it opens up on theaters and hbo max on friday. that is it fo
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>> living a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. >> new action from shop owners in the fight against crime. one business has taken a customer to small claims court to recoup money on goods allegedly stolen. thanks for joining us. >> you are watching abc 7 news at 5:00 live on abc seven, hulu live, and wherever you stream. fed up with retail theft and the lack of response from the city. the san francisco business taking a customer who they said shoplifted to small claims court. it is giving the business some of its money back, but costing in the process. melanie woodrow is on the story. >> the boutique with locations on fillmore, union, and valencia street in san francisco. the co-owners say theft is a co