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powerful weapons off the streets. reggie: booster shots coming for kids, the age group that is next up just in time for summer break. plus -- >> oh, no. oh, god. kumasi: my goodness. hold onto the rail. a baseball stampede at the a's game. this all-out race with a flock of young fans. [laughter] kumasi: she did not know what was going on. holding on for dear life. good morning, everybody. it is tuesday, may 17. reggie: we will get to all of that but first, drew. drew: breezy conditions later on but this morning it is not nearly as windy as it was yesterday morning. remember this time yesterday it was over 30 miles per hour. calm conditions with a light breeze, all in all a light start to our tuesday morning. 40's and 50's out there,
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sunshine is on the way and the sun is slowly rising. grab that sunscreen if you are out for a long amount of time today. 70's and 80's away from the coast. we will take a closer look at the wind coming up in about nine minutes, guys. reggie: drew, thank you. president biden in the first lady are on their way to buffalo to visit with the families of those who were killed in that racist supermarket attack. kumasi: this as the president calls on congress to take weapons of war off the streets. jobina: he's expected to call on congress to keep guns out of the hands of people with serious mental health illnesses. a new document suggests the suspect meticulously planned the attack at least two months before. the document also shows how he described tops supermarket as the first location of the attack and listed to more possible targets. overnight a friend spoke to abc
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news saying the gunman dropped ml off at his home before the shooting with no explanation. we want to let you know that abc news will have a special report when president biden speaks in buffalo this morning. 10 a.m. our time, you can watch that right here on abc 7 and on our streaming app. reggie: thank you, jobina. a man accused of an attack in southern california at a church is in jail this morning. a new -- new images show the moments the taiwanese congregation took down the suspect. you can see the church members pinning the man to the ground. investigators say that the suspect is a chinese immigrant upset about political tensions between china and taiwan. a pastor jumped into action as the gunman was reloading. >> we attacked the shooter. >> you hit the shooter with a
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chair? >> yes. reggie: the arsenal of the shooter included bags of ammunition and arsenal -- and molotov cocktails. they say that he chained the doors and super glued the locks. you can find more on, -- on kumasi: a key piece of building a bay area better is keeping an eye on your health. new word now on more booster shots on the way for younger children. the next age group close to getting shots, right before summer break. good morning, amy. >> elementary school children could be arriving here to school as early as next week and boosted. the fda is expected to approve the booster shot for children between the ages of five and 11 within the next couple of days. if and when that happens they
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could start getting shots as early as friday or saturday of this week. parents and teachers say that having the kids boosted will help to give them peace of mind. doctors say that anyone with concerns about the safety of the shot should not be worried. >> we have seen no evidence of safety issues in this age group, the same as we saw no issues with older age groups. >> doctors say the extra shot is available against -- is better against the delta variant, doesn't work as well against omicron, but does well preventing hospitalizations and death. in the state of california children will need to be vaccinated in order to go to school, so by 2023. >> thank you, amy. contra costa health is hosting a giveaway in front of the market on 8th street later today, 8:30
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until 7:00. they are doing this as a part of their path to zero initiative. the government is offering a third round of free covid rapid tests. the earlier rounds, families were able to order four tests, now you can get a. they will be mailed directly to your house. reggie: amidst this latest wave of cases we spoke to a doctor about the future of covid. he said medicine needs to keep up with the virus and he expects it to keep evolving. >> we have seen colleagues who have gotten covid more than once. the estimate now some believe is that unless we update the vaccines, you would expect it to be like the cold in terms of frequency. it won't be like influenza, one time of the year. keep may get three or four infections per year. reggie: our entire vaccine team is here to answer any other questions you might have. go to,
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click on the big blue boxx and ask away. no reason for alarm. the one bay area town prescribing burns to manage the wildfires ahead. and a local county seeing a drop in numbers for the first time in years. plus -- >> it's been basically flat until now. the metaverse, becoming 3d. reggie: the metaverse is in motion
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reggie: if you see smoke in the rodeo area today, don't worry. it p iterday ty winds. it helps to reduce the risk of damaging wildfire.
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>> it reduces the fuel in the open space by providing a nice rake between the houses in the open space, it's strategic in the area in which we are going to select a burn. reggie: the burns will provide an opportunity to test out new technology, flying drones into the fires to measure the toxins created by the flames. typically ground sensors are used. engineers hope to have them ready in a few years. drew: there will be elevated fire temperature tomorrow. breezy, typically dropping humidity to low levels. a live look outside, just a beautiful view. you can see the sun rising over treasure island, a lot of sunshine and clear skies, expect to use your sunglasses for much of the day. why so windy? high pressure off the coast,
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wind always flowing from high to low pressure with an onshore breeze. future tracker with wind elevated and likely gusting up to 20 miles per hour at times. today it is breezy and sunny but warmer. 60's and 70's with warmer spots in land, warmer weather arriving tomorrow and of those chances coming up in a few minutes. let's see how we are doing on the traffic. jobina: you can clearly see the backup is beginning. there is a wind advisory for the bay bridge. the antioch ridge, venetian bridge, san mateo ridge. oakland, your 880, clear conditions in both directions. but here is a site that bart has been waiting to see. the agency tweeted out video yesterday to announce they had a record raking weekend for saturday and sunday ridership during the pandemic. we also know that beta breakers
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was happening this weekend. i saw a ton of people getting on the trains and costume, important to note, the number of passengers was two thirds pre-pandemic levels and weekday ridership is still currently only one third pre-pandemic levels, so we will see what happens there. reggie: speaking of art, new at 6:00 they are announcing new contest called bartlines, looking for short stories with the theme of motion. 30 finalists will win $200 and the work will be joined by a panel of a area authors. the final stories will be printable at the story dispensers in balboa park for anyone to read on their ride home. details on bart's website. kumasi: the fight for a foul ball, the woman last night at the a's game who said no chance to a group of younger fans. reggie: is it the office of the
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future? google says that there new office should be the model for the way of working. the way of working. kumasi: i started screening for colon cancer because of my late husband jay. i wish he could have seen our daughter ellie get married, on the best day of her life. but colon cancer took him from us, like it's taken so many others. that's why i've made it my mission to talk about getting screened and ask people to share their reasons why. i screen for my growing family. being with them means everything to me. i screen for my girls. they're always surprising me. i screen for my son. i'm his biggest fan. if you're 45 or older and at average risk, it's time to screen. today, there are more screening options than ever before, including cologuard. cologuard is noninvasive and finds 92% of colon cancers, even in early stages. it's not for those at high risk. false positive and negative results may occur. ask your provider if cologuard is right for you.
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oversee management. >> they make decisions like hiring and firing of senior management, compensation, the strategy of the company, and basically are looking over the function so that there isn't too much internal control. kumasi: experts say the law has led to change. the ruling can be appealed. reggie: this is interesting. new at 6:00 as summer approaches and you plan to go to hotels, request daily cleaning. that is what housekeeping staff apparently wants you to do. they scaled back on houseclean largest hospitality units in the country told guests that regular room cleaning creates better stability and workloads for staff and that cleaning only at checkout causes more stress because rooms are dirtier and harder to clean when they go a few days without the service. kumasi: interest in the
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metaverse is growing as companies like facebook and microsoft work to build digital worlds. but is the metaverse safe? stuart shall amend says that just like on the internet, cyber criminals will be trying to steal your in -- info. >> you could call the metaverse the next version of the internet. it's been flat until now but it comes 3d, you will have to defend yourself against bad actors who are now in this 3d environment with you and who can see you, talk to you, and try to pull the scam. if the product is free, you are the product. so sure, they are going to let you into this fantastic new world to build new stuff and it's great. in the meantime, what they are tracking about you is a humongous amount of data. kumasi: he says you need to remember that you do not really know the identity of the avatar
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you are interacting with and says it's best to stay anonymous. reggie: getting a look inside of the new google bayview campus, which is actually in fountain view. about 4000 employees will soon work at the campus next door to the nasa center. it has two office buildings and an event center, including housing for employees traveling for work. they say that bayview is the new future way of working. >> the ground level is like a vibrant marketplace. it is where a lot of the meeting rooms are, cafés and fitness. the upper level is more quiet. it is where teams can be with their immediate teams of six to eight people but also feel connected to their overall community. reggie: the campus uses solar panels and nearby windfarms to power it 40% of the time. employees will begin working there in the coming weeks. kumasi: catching a foul ball at
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a-game is the goal of almost every kid. imagine a foul ball getting hit to your section and a bunch of kids coming to get it. >> uh oh. oh, god. yeah. [laughter] ma'am? you are going to need to step aside. we will not hold on just a minute. kumasi: oh no. [laughter] oh goodness. [laughter] so, this is what it is like when we get donuts in the newsroom. these kids -- [laughter] for real, though. these kids at yesterday's a's game all wanted the ball and they pushed their way up to where it ended up. one of them did get it. they went back to their section. the a's lost. can we go back to this woman? can you see the sheer joy on her face? look at her face. look at how happy she looks. reggie: hold on, the plot
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thickens. i noticed her that she was wearing a badge and her jacket says guest services. i think she works there. kumasi: well, she can't -- drew: could it be the cutest stampede i have ever seen? they just want the ball. she seems fine. [laughter] kumasi: guest services. drew: do you think she's one of those speed patrol where she's walking or walking? kumasi: she seemed happy like she was having a moment and then she was trampled. ok, that's dramatic. [laughter] reggie: at first i thought she was a fan just trying to get the ball. and then got out run. but i don't think that is what was really happening. kumasi: i don't know what was really happening. drew: i think she was just drawn there. reggie: i'm going to write a short story about it, submit it to bart, possibly get $200. kumasi: and i'm going to read it. reggie: yay.
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[laughter] drew: sunshine today, bright as the sun is up, generally clear skies. we will find good air quality. tuesday into tomorrow, good air quality across the board. the only fly in the ointment, all and all taking it easy, looking at the accuweather headlines, warming trends begin later today. windy with heightened fire concern. tomorrow and thursday we will find hot weather making a return in land with the wind in the afternoon dropping humidity and elevated fire concerns. 40's and 50's, good morning. 42 in napa. hour-by-hour we will warm up pretty quickly today. 60's and 70's before lunchtime, 70's and 80's in the warmer spots later today. it's all about the above average temperatures with 66 in the city
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. 76 in san jose. 82 in concord. 40's and 50's under clear skies tonight. planning the days for you, a warming trend in the 90's in land and you can see heading into the weekend it's above average temperatures with sunshine and the way. reggie: now we are bringing in ginger zee with a live look at what's happening on gma this morning. ginger: coming up o ha the detaiarni about the suspd the possible missed warning signs and we will learn more about how worshipers helped to take down the gunman at that california church. the fda is taking steps to address the baby formula crisis and parents, we will tell you when you could start to see this issue ease. and how one mom became friends, best friends, with her ex's new wife.
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i can't fathom that after my parents divorce but why that kind of relationship can be so good for kids. michael is live from iceland on the forefront of the climate crisis. you are going to see the birds and so much more right here on "gma." reggie: i have so many questions about this best friend situation. [laughter] ginger: best friends, the acts and the woman -- i want to know how -- ex and the woman. i want to know how long it took. my dad and my stepdad do yoga together and i'm like, really? have fun with your dogs. [laughter] reggie: not at my house, namaste. ginger: yes, all namaste. [laughter] my brother and i are like no, too much. [laughter] remember when you didn't talk for more than a decade? yeah, we do. [laughter] reggie: there's a story, too. i'm looking forward to that, i
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kumasi: -- drew: a live look at sfo, a lot of sunshine out there this morning. grass pollen is at moderate with the uv index very high. wear your sunscreen, we have a lot of sunshine in the forecast today. it's a warmer afternoon where we are tracking wind gusting over 20 miles per hour. the warmest spots in land are going into the 80's, guys. reggie: most of the bay area saw an increase in homelessness during the pandemic. contra costa had a 35% hike. it was 8% in marin, 6% in napa, 3% in santa clara.
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solutions are in the works. >> we have homeless people who are down on their luck, need a hand, need to get back on their feet. we have another group that is mentally ill and drug addicted, alcoholic. that's a different problem. we are starting to hear the governor call for it. i'm hearing city and county of phil -- officials saying that what we need are rehab centers where people go and they don't necessarily have the option. you can't stay on the street. you either go into a shelter or a rehab facility. reggie: sonoma saw a drop of 2%. san francisco is down 3.5%, though unsheltered homelessness dropped by 15%. kumasi: celebration of progress during the opening of this unsupported housing unit.
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in the past three years, san francisco has seen an increase of 18% of people living in shelters and in transitional housing. reggie: a homeless shelter opened in honor of the late "jeopardy" host alex trebek opening as the family donated to purchase the building and convert it to a center with over 100 beds. it used to be a rollerskating rink. reggie: an opening -- kumasi: an opening date for the roller rink stretching around the world. and setting that perfect airfare strategy. expert advice on timing your
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6:30, president biden paying his respects after the racist supermarket shooting that killed 10. he and the first lady are set to touch down in buffalo in minutes, promising a lctioand. kumasi: the new record that we just hit that might have you excited. reggie: and the new apple editions making things more accessible for all. kumasi: before we get to those stories, we want to check in with drew for a look at the forecast. drew: it will be a warmer afternoon today, temperatures above average with a bit of a coming our way this afternoon. it really is windy this morning, a light breeze, generally less than 10 miles per hour in most spots. temperatures are generally in the 40's and 50's on our tuesday morning and outside we have a lot of sunshine with generally clear skies. we expect sunshine to be with us throughout the day.
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it's warmer compared to yesterday and we will take a closer look at the highs and the wind, coming up in about nine minutes, guys. reggie: we could be days away from kids ages five to 11 eating allowed to get a covid-19 booster shot. -- being allowed to get a covid-19 booster shot. amy? >> elementary school children could be arriving here to school next week to stand. the fda is expected to approve the booster shot for kids between the ages of five and 11 within the next couple of days. if that happens, they could start administering the booster as early as friday or saturday of this week. parents and teachers saying that this will bring them peace of mind. doctors say that even though the booster is not as effective against variance as some others, it is safe and recommended. >> we know that with delta it gave vertical protection and with omicron it didn't work as
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well, but it still offered protection against hospitalization and death. >> demand for the booster in this age group is not expected to be high. only one quarter of american kids between the ages of five and 11 are vaccinated against covid and 28% of them have that covid vaccine. this is the lowest vaccination rate of eligible americans. children under the age of five are still not authorized. clinical trials are underway for that age group and the decision as to whether they can receive the vaccine could come within a month. reporting live, amy holyfield. reggie: amy, thank you. get tested for covid-19 before getting on a flight. that is the new recommendation from the cdc, encouraging testing for all domestic travel. it is different than the previous recommendation. the cdc said it is best to get tested as close to your travel
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date as possible, but no more than three days before. kumasi: a new over-the-counter tests can also test for the flu, telling their fence between multiple respiratory viruses. this is the first test for all three and the results, you should know, are not rapid, you do have to send your sample in. you can get the latest covid-19 updates at any time with a full page dedicated to those stories on our website. reggie: developing news on the critical shortage of baby formula. new action from overseas. jobina is here to explain that this will not gay and immediate -- not be an immediate solution. jobina: they are taking steps to make it easier to import. 98% of the formula consumed in the u.s. currently is american-made but with products
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potentially coming from the u.k., australia, and new zealand, it will take weeks to get here. >> we are seeking manufacturers from around the globe who could meet our regulatory standards for nutrition and safety. jobina: in another move to boost supply, abbott labs has reached an agreement to restart production after their michigan facility was shut down for what was described as unsanitary conditions but they said they found no conclusive evidence linking their formula to infant illnesses. despite the agreement, abbott says it could take two weeks to restart the plant and six to eight weeks to get the product onto store shelves. reggie: thank you. president biden and the first lady are heading to buffalo, new york to pay their respects to the victims of the tops supermarket shooting. his first stop will be the store where the 10 people were killed on sunday.
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here in san francisco there is a call to action to tackle racism and gun violence. j.r. stone spoke with church and city leaders. >> the humanity of african-americans has been assaulted. >> reverend brown of the third baptist church of san francisco and naacp speaking out about the shooting in buffalo, new york, one that authorities called a racially motivated hate crime. >> we in san francisco acknowledge that this city is not immune from the same violence. >> reverend brown's was not alone. -- brown was not alone. >> we must denounce this demonic behavior. >> he was joined by religious leaders from san francisco and oakland to call for justice. >> it is not acceptable. it is quite upsetting to see our
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brothers and sisters being killed and hunted down. >> reverend leroy adams spoke of his personal connection to his hometown of buffalo and the supermarket where this happened. >> i'm grateful that my mother was not there, again, at that particular grocery store on saturday. she does go there several times. just this saturday she was not able to make it. >> san francisco sheriff joseph engler speaking of the meetings held by law enforcement agencies across the country. >> the one thing i was impressed by this morning was the call to not let this happen, not let this pattern occur again. >> i believe what bishop desmond tutu said when he left, bishop, are you hopeful that things will get better? he looked at him and smiled and
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said young man, as a christian i am a prisoner of hope. >> there are rallies scheduled in oakland and san francisco in memory of those killed in buffalo. j.r. stone, abc 7 news. kumasi: new developments in dallas. the fbi has opened a federal hate crime investigation into a shooting at a hair salon last week. all three shooting victims were korean women. all three survived. the suspect has not been caught. police have said the suspect could be connected to two other shootings at asian owned businesses in the area. when it comes to issues of gun violence, you can find an ally by going to /takeaction. ufos, up for debate.
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the capitol hill hearing that could uncover alien secrets in just minutes. and here's a live look at the big order, up by over 300 points -- big board, up by over 300 points. plus electric vehicles moving closer to mainstream. we may have hit a turning point in the road ahead. coming up at 7:00, a new novel with a tie to oakland. we speak with the author live. plus it is national pet month and we have tips for pet owners. it's only on the abc 7 bay area streaming app. drew: tracking a lot of sunshine this morning, the south bay camera showing you that we are cloud free, but it will be breezy again this afternoon. the reason why, high pressure off the coast, low pressure to the east. wind flowing from high to low, bringing the onshore flow again this afternoon.
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i don't think the wind is as strong as yesterday but it is still breezy in the afternoon with wind likely stronger wednesday afternoon with wind on the coast at 30 to 40 miles per hour. f sunshine with warmer temperatures compared to yesterday as we go above average for thisim oakland. 76 in san jose. 85 in santa rosa. fairfield and antioch touching 86 later today. taking a look at the three day forecast hitting us today, 70's and 80's away from the coast with a warming continuing tomorrow and into thursday with a warm spot going into the low 90's continuing for thursday and tracking elevated fire concerns wednesday and thursday. when you have those hot temperatures at this time of year, it typically drops
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relative humidity every afternoon and it is something that we will track closely. the uv index is running high for the weekend. let's get a check on the traffic jobina. good morning. jobina: good morning, drew. no major issues, i thought i would start with a beautiful look at the golden gate ridge this morning. very clear, no fog advisory, but there is a wind advisory for the bay bridge and the san mateo bridge. we will wrap up here with our drive times, things are slowing down now, 42 minutes for that ride,
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some questions about why the suspect involved was arrested multiple times and not held. yes on h. recall chesa boudin now. ♪music playing♪ ♪♪ ♪♪
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♪♪ ing brings the pack together like a trip to great wolf lodge. now open in northern california. kumasi: new developments in the search for an east bay woman.
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offering $50,000 to help find her, now $60,000. the city of oakley added $10,000 for any information leading to where she is. she was last seen in antioch at the end of january and over the weekend her cell phone case was found and sent to a crime lab to be analyzed. reggie: for the first time in 50 years, congress is holding a public hearing on ufos. jobina: a house intelligence subcommittee is discussing pentagon intelligence in investigating uap's or unidentified aerial phenomenon, the new name for ufos. taking a live look at washington where pentagon officials have a look at the evidence. it is like to bring an update to last summer's pentagon report that could only explain one of the 100 and 44 incidents reported since 2004. two possible explanations could
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be counterintelligence or something created by the military's own highly sensitive equipment. the words alien or extraterrestrial were not found in the government report. but they were not ruled out either. today's hearing will be followed by a closed and classified briefing. we are going to be talking much more about this in just about an hour. we have a seti institute astronomer to write down these things. i'm confused, are there air ends or not? [laughter] you will have to watch to find out, you can download the to cs -- streaming app to see us. kumasi: travel experts say we really want to get away, but airfares are really compensating for that. i'm sure you noticed that the fares are really high. a surge in jet fuel prices.
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airlines really had to slow down operations during the pandemic, now they are struggling to ramp back up. millions are eager to travel. >> travelers are willing to pay more than ever before to go on vacation. they have not traveled for two years or more in many cases. >> they don't have enough pilots or groun c ma: hopper found mastic flights are 54 percent higher than they were in 2019 and the average is three dollars, $383 per ticket. airfares are expected to drop around september and october when the summer travel season ends and kids are going back to school. if you have a story idea, you can send it to 7 on your side. it could be about anything that
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has to do with money. we want to hear about the good end of that. head to our website too short -- share your story. reggie: another hit to your bank account, the average price of gas topping six bucks in california. six dollars two cents, the highest statewide average ever. of course here in the bay area the price is even above that. in oakland and san jose it's six dollars $.12 and in san francisco it is $6.24. interesting new numbers this morning on the rise of electric vehicle registration across the country. in the first three months of 2020 reports showed registrations sorted by 60%. on the flipside, new car registrations were down 18% overall. electric vehicles now count for 4.6% of all passenger vehicles being sold in the u.s.
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tesla is still the dominant force in the market, followed by kyiv, ford, and high on day -- hyundai. inflation showing up on your restaurant bill and your to go order. the same effect that has caused companies to suddenly shrink candy bar sizes or chips in a bag. forbes magazine says it is now happening to your restaurant meals, some companies putting a little less meat on their sandwich or even ordering lesser quality meat, some offering fewer fries or fewer chicken wings. a live look at the stock exchange this morning, you can see that we are up 330 points. kumasi: voters in five states are headed to the polls today and it could be a key indicator for what could happen in the midterm elections. the most anticipated boat is going to unfold in pennsylvania.
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dr. oz has the endorsement of former president trump and photos have serviced allegedly showing senate candidate kathy barnett marching with members of the proud boys on january 6. she has denied any connection to the proud boys. the white house announcing a historic shift in its policy towards cuba. for the first time in decades they will sign off on an american company investing in a cuban owned business, saying that they would authorize flights to cuba and reinstate the cuban family reunification parole program that allows cubans to join family members in the u.s. on a temporary basis. a senior official says the changes will be implemented in the coming weeks. reggie: easily is announcing -- eatily opening on june 16 at the westville valley fair in santa clara.
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they will have quick service counters offering everything from gelato to pizza and coffe they have hired many of the 300 people needed to run the operation and is holding recruiting events this week to fill the rest of the spots. new at 6:00 we have a look at the 27th feature film from pixar called "elemental." it is a city where fire, water, land, and air residents live together. the fiery young woman and go with the flow guy will discover how much they actually have in common. the movie is inspired by the directors childhood neighborhood, where his parents moved from korea to build a grocery store in the bronx. disney is the parent company of pixar and abc 7. kumasi: that looks cool. reggie: my friend is looking on that. kumasi: really? always got the scoop. reggie: i never have the scoop, he never told me the project
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until yesterday. drew: and you found out like the rest of us. [laughter] reggie: i'm always trying to guess, to, which i don't tell him, because that is embarrassing. [laughter] drew: taking you outside along the embarcadero,shine out there, the wind is light and we will find a breeze this afternoon. it is a bright and warmer day compared to yesterday. issue of pollen all spring, moderate uv index running very high. put the sunscreen on. accuweather highlights, breezier this afternoon. a warming trend getting underway today, warm to hot temperatures forecast and land and later on with a breeze in the afternoon and heightened fire concerns wednesday and thursday. 49 is the temperature in
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livermore. hour-by-hour the sunshine means that you warm up weekly, 60 send 70's. by this afternoon we will have 70's and 80's in the warmest spots right next to the coast. it's a warmer day in concord. sunny and santa rosa. 86 is the warm spot in antioch. plenty of stars, basically fog free. the marine layer is gone over the next 24 hours. 40's and 50's as you head into wednesday. you can see it there, minor fluctuations where we stay above average through the weekend, saturday and sunday. reggie: two boot -- boot tracks just got their retirement. the trust off the grid issued a statement saying that staffing
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cuts and operational needs of the tunnel played a role. the groups said they might collaborate again in the future, though. look at this, six people facing charges after this was discovered. a massive cross-border drug tunnel stretching from tijuana to southern san diego county. prosecutors say that it is more than 1700 feet long with a rail system, electricity, and . it was first found a friday night and those arrested have been accused of trafficking 1700 pounds of cocaine. reggie: new this morning, apple announcing new features to help those with disabilities. one of them is called door detection, telling a client or low-vision person if the door is open or closed. and here we see a tree or a person in front of you. there will also be a magnifier
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feature to magnify objects and people and apple says the new feature will be available later this year. kumasi: the promoter behind coachella is behind this one, the portola -- what did you all say? portola music festival. here the lineup. charlie asked cx, james blake -- xcx, james blake, and a lot more. if you want a single day pass, those start at $200 and tickets go on sale on friday. reggie: hawaii is waging war on feral chickens and the chickens are winning. the issue has gotten so bad, honolulu is offering $7,000 to catch them. in recent months they had $104 per bird. trying to get the costs down.
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apparently catching them is not cheap because the traps are being vandalized and stolen, though it isn't clear who is damaging them or why they would do that. the city has launched a social media campaign to discourage people from feeding wild chickens. i gave up on that many, many years ago. they have had these chickens running around for i guess decades now. they will wake you up. kumasi: do they bother you outside of that? reggie: they really don't, but they will wake you up on vacation at the crack of dawn. so. be aware. it doesn't matter how fancy your hotel is. you are up. but it is time to get up anyway, right? kumasi: i was going to say, get up and watch the sunrise. reggie: as soon as the sun goes down, it's over. [laughter] you can watch all of our
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kumasi: it's 6:57, if you are just joining us we have seven things to know this morning. president biden is traveling to buffalo to meet with the family of those who died in that supermarket attack there. he is calling on congress to take action to get weapons of
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war off the streets. reggie: number two, the fda getting closer to authorizing a covert booster shot for kids five to 11. it could happen as soon as today, clearing the way for shots to be given as early as this weekend. kumasi: number three, the government taking action to purchase baby formula from overseas but imported products coming from the u.k., us really and new zealand could take weeks to get here. reggie: taking a live look, number four, on a public hearing over ufos at. the pentagon report last year could only explain one of every 100 and 41 unexplained incidents since 2004. drew: number five, tracking a warming trend today. 20 miles per hour later today with sunshine out there, we have a live look at the exploratorium camera. sunshine is in full eec0' and 80's are expected away from the coast. jobina: number six, a live
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picture of the bay bridge here, one car was stalled because it ran out of gas at 9th street, really slowing things down as you make your way to san francisco. kumasi: number seven, our parent company, disney, launching its pride collection just in time for pride month. for the first time they are donating all profits from the collection to support lgbtqia plus youth and families. reggie: that's exciting, that's a big change. it used to be just a portion of the proceeds. another notable change is that it used to be called the rainbow collection and now they are calling it what it is, the pride collection. we look at it for and it includes a redesigned mickey head pin. it's the progress pride flag. there's one for the lesbian flag, one for trans folks. i'm excited about those. drew: and it's cute stuff.
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it's going to be lit. reggie: what are you going to get for me? jobi ♪ i can make your hands clap, i good morning, america. for our viewers in the west, a demand for answers as president biden visits the reeling buffalo community on this tuesday morning. new questions about missed warning signs after the supermarket shooting that killed ten people. this morning, exclusive new video capturing the moment the shooter is arrested as we learn more about his path to being radicalized. the meticulous planning, months before what the fbi calls a "racially motivated" attack. plus, the growing concerns over a social media platform. fight for their lives. how worshippers pinned down the gunman at the california church shooting and what the hero pastor is saying this morning. overnight, ukraine ending its comb


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