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>> moving forward, funny solutions. >> the battle over abortion rights, and a personal cost to nancy pelosi. the archbishop of san francisco is banning her from receiving communion. before they news on speaker pelosi, let us start with a quick look at the letter. -- whether. . >> you can see the fog is offshore, how about emeryville this morning, the higher relative humidity due to some hayes. we are in the low to mid 60's.
upper elevations are still rather warm with an offshore flow and low relative humidity. there in the upper 60's, it is warmer. tempter is not only come up to above average readings but returning to the low clouds. 60's and breezy wins with low to mid 80's. we are talking about warmer weather coming into play. how long it will stick around in a few minutes. >> banned from receiving holy communion, nancy pelosi has been public about our catholic faith. even describing herself as devout. when it comes to hearst he has on abortion this is not the first time her views have clash with the archbishop. tim johns has the details. >> san francisco archbishop is borrowing as the police see --
barring nancy pelosi from receiving communion. she must either announce or support of abortion rights or not refer to her catholicism in justifying them. >> with her advocacy for codifying the roe decision is becoming more extreme. more aggressive. >> speaking on a podcast friday he says he reached out to pelosi to schedule a meeting to speak several times. when that did not happen the archbishop thought about his decision. >> i have been debating this with my own conscience. >> he says it has a basis in faith and not politics. >> it is a sad moment and i would encourage them to see this in a bigger light. it is sad that this kind of action would have to be taken. >> not everyone sees it that way. >> we overwhelmingly, people here want people to be able to
choose to have an abortion. >> pelosi is reflecting the views of the people she is elected to represent. he does not think that the archbishop's decision will have much of an effect on the speaker. >> she probably is brushing this off and is refocusing on doing the hard work that she has on her plate. >> he does worry that others could possibly follow suit. blurring the lines between church and state. >> i am concerned that this archbishop could set precedent. the archbishop of denver i think has already come out supporting. >> that was tim johns reporting. we did reach out to nancy pelosi's office for comment but we have not heard back. president biden is halfway through his five-day trip to asia where he most recently and met with the south korean president.
this is the first visit of the region -- to the region of his presidency. he discussed north korea and climate change, the pandemic, and other issues. tomorrow he will cobble to japan to discuss an economic block. 87-year-old talk to us sit by a vehicle in fremont has died -- child who was hit by a vehicle has died. the driver remained at the scenes as police officers arrived. the child passed away at the hospital. police have been diverted traffic from this area and it should be continued as the investigation into the collision continues. the justice department is renewing efforts to combat hate crimes. this comes out or 10 people killed in the buffalo supermarket shooting. the department issues gardens for law enforcement -- issues
new guidance for law enforcement officials. it will offer great -- hate crime reporting hotlines. there is a language access coordinator to overcome barriers in reporting hate crimes. >> we gather in the wake of a painful reminder of the urgency and importance of this task. >> the justice department is investigating the fatal supermarket shooting as a hate crime and act of racially motivated violent extremism. in this morning covid's headlines, pandemic related restrictions on migrants must continue. several states sued over a biden administration plan to lift has a think it did not consider the effects on public health. cdc data shows more than 45% of the u.s. population is living in a county that has a high or medium unity risk level for covid.
federal investigators and regulators are expected to decide on the design of the next generation of covid vaccine in july. it could arrive by fall. it is a return to pandemic protocol for some schools. in oakland, they are shifting to remote learning for a week plus the berkeley unified school district is making masks mandatory adult summer vacation. -- until summer vacation. there is more online than schoolwork. >> berkeley unified school district is making masks a must as of monday. >> we have been watching cases rise in our school community and right now we are seeing more clusters. >> she is the wizard communications officer and says it is those clusters are prompted the return of the pandemic protocol. >> at least three or more cases are occurring in a classroom, sometimes as many as five or six.
that is a little different than the search we saw in january. >> the most clusters the district testing to date. berkeley unified is home to nearly 10,000 students across 16 schools. >> we are seeing what we think is transmission in our school. this is what we heard from our local health officer, she strongly recommended that we reinstate the mask mandate. >> we spoke with one teacher and parent who say they are behind the mask mandate. >> i am grateful because there are two weeks left in the school year and i love my students dearly and they love each other. i want to spend our last two weeks together. i don't know what anybody to miss out on our fun stuff. >> end of year milestones are on. the might of officials. so are the cases of covid reported last week -- are on the
mind of officials, so are the cases of covid reported last week. >> the school district is providing at home covid tests to its seniors ahead of graduation ceremonies. >> the warriors are taking a 2-0 series lead to dallas after the exciting comeback win last night. golden state overcame a 19 point deficit and be the -- beat the mavericks. grabbing 12 rebounds. >> keep working, your time is going to come. you can get opportunities, plan on this team, take advantage of it. it is my night to make a big difference. we stepped up. >> he has composure and experience and the know-how. whether he is playing dirty -- 30 minutes, he is ready.
>> he has always been a guy we can trust in the playoffs. to have him now, i do not know we will be without him. >> game three is tomorrow night at 6:00 p.m. we were hanging out with warriors fans who were fired up leaving chase center. >> we are sleeping them. >> the first half amazing, third, best fourth. >> i am so happy. they needed this. >> the excitement in the arena is so exciting. >> they pulled through after trailing the mavericks for much of game two friday. finally taking a lead early in the fourth. still coaching from thrive city. >> they're able to shoot consistently on the three point line. i think they will be fine. >> keep getting the rebounds and
do what we did it again. one and game. two -- in game one and game two. >> we found pedro and his family in the crowd, diehard fans stood advocated -- so dedicated they traveled. watching steph curry break the record this winter. >> to boston, and close it out. we have gone to other road trips where they did not fare so well. >> up until the fourth quarter it would not be the case if that would be here at home. defending home-court. >> dallas fans came up the third quarter. we are a comeback team. our you short -- are you sure you want to do this? >> dix sporting -- dick's
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he was on the cliff. >> the man was located down the steep cliff. this picture shows why he was so tough to spot. >> he was in a precarious spot, about a 900 foot cliff. >> the unfolding drama as the flight crew got ready to rescue the man who what -- who had fallen from the top that weather conditions working against the mission. >> 40 not winds. -- knot winds. >> he recorded the rescue with a go pro. what se makes contact with the cliff. the man grabs onto his legs. >> he grabbed onto mate which is very dangerous. if i were to have swung away from him he could have fallen off of the cliff. i told him to stay put on the cliff and he was able to get himself into the harness and
help me out. >> the man is lifted to safety and back on solid ground. he only had some scrapes and bruises. >> he was taken to the hospital, not before thinking this flight crew for their help. >> he was grateful to see us. he was ready to get off of the cliff for sure. >> new technology is helping farmers remove weeds from their crops. a company is trying to help reduce the use of pesticides. the company has crated a machine that tells the soil, it can identify the crop that is running so it can also identify and remove weeds. >> our computers are picking up the data of the crop in half of a second and relying back to the blades to open and close. >> they are in use on the
central coast and the hollister area. was fire season fast approaching the people of santa rosa are getting ready. the city and neighboring county agencies is a resource fair for the community. there is a safety info regarding home preparedness, evacuation zones and resources for mental health and other wellness. the event is from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. it has been pretty hot lately. >> we are still pretty warm and dry in the upper elevations. there is fog offshore. it has visited us a little bit up the coast. we see a little bit more, we need to see that. emeryville, temperatures have come up significantly with the calm winds. 51 in oakland, 64 in san jose.
from vollmer peak, a little bit of hades there -- haze there. upper 60's in concord and livermore. it was a much cooler in the north bay and we are making up for that as we are warmer. tow wt ishaen winds have backed off considerably. in the 60's around mount diablo, you have the winds, look at how dry it is. a 17-20% -- a 17%-20% chance. the long-term, we get even warmer. patchy coastal fog, a bit warmer over the weekend. here is a glimpse of what you can expect in our inland communities.
this is a picture of concord, mid 70's for this time of the year. a little changed tomorrow, look at what happens monday. the warmest of the week, triple digits as we get into the inland valleys. the cool down as we approached the long holiday weekend. upper 50's, one of the cooler locations, santa cruz could be around 70. we are getting a wider range with the breezy winds at the shoreline, 72, 74 in oakland with the peninsula. a nice day, a nice afternoon, mid 80's. warm weather and land with temperatures above average but not too hard to take. looking at temperatures coming up slightly for sunday. we have some fog and monday we are going to shut the fark down and lighten the sea breeze --
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>> one picture can change the world and it can change the person who takes the picture. a group of napa valley students were led in a workshop. i was there for the workshop and saw how they students are able to realize their potential through the power of photography. >> addison has a vision. she has gathered a group of her
friends, even strangers. >> can you be in my picture? >> asking them to join in a circle and put out their hands. >> kind of touching. >> to snap a single image that captures her life dream. >> for everyone to be equal, actually equal, not just saying let us be equal and not finishing it. >> she is participating in a program founded and run by internationally acclaimed photojournalist linda solomon. the longtime personal photographer for aretha franklin and author of the book the queen next-door. through pictures of hope she gives students their own camera and challenges them to share their hopes and dreams through photography. >> it is difficult to share something deep within verbally. through an art form, through photojournalism, it is often easier to share something that is so personal. >> she has traveled to dozens of
cities bringing pictures of hope and the power of photojournalism to students from all walks of life. her hope is to help young people point inspiration through images , to learn how a single photo can change the world and your own sense of self. >> one photo can change a life but you have to give that child a chance. >> is an photojournalism fun -- isn't photojournalism fun? >> 14 middle school students who are part of napa county's afterschool program. she came at the personal request of the superintendent who noticed the many students struggling after two years of the pandemic. >> i meet kids in june and see them in the parking lot and say what are you going to do now? what are you going to study? what do you want to do? >> i do not know. >> we like to see kiss prepare for it now -- kids prepare for
it now. >> to go to college, to help those in need, to find a talent i am proud of, allow myself some love. >> we need to show how these kids are dreaming for iphones, things that matter. >> for jonathan, his dream is to help someone. >> when you think about helping people, what kind of photograph do you see? >> i feel like if i am -- if the world is kinder to each other, if somebody is in need you can help them. >> he set out to find inspiration. >> i found two super nice people holding hands and she was helping him. >> other students finding moments to symbolize something more significant. >> my dream is that one day we will have a tolerant world with
no hate and no discrimination against other people. >> my hope is to make people happy and make them smile and stuff. >> find a location or group that feels like home. >> the one from addison, a circle of hands representing her dream of the quality. >> it showed ages, different races, i could not show sexuality but i feel like it was a good example or demonstration of the quality. >> the students' photos will be sold at an exhibition at the culinary institute of america on may 23. >> they have the opportunity to learn from the past about how to take pictures and have a professional camera that they can take with them and get into the habit of looking at the world around them. think about how often we work by things and do not pay attention.
when you have a camera that is always with you, you are always looking for something that is unique. i think that will open their eyes to so many things that they may never see. >> i want to be a photographer when i am older. >> every child needs that chance to share a dream. it can come true. >> i loved meeting the students, everyone is welcome to attend a photo exhibit on may 23. it is at 5:38 at the culinary institute of america. 100% of the proceeds will go to the napa county office of education afterschool program. a twister flipped vehicles and tore roofs from buildings. resident took cover wherever they could, the details on the
>> this is abc7news. >> thank you for joining us, we start with another check on the forecast. a pretty windy week we have been having. >> the winds have backed off considerably. what a shot here, 57 degrees in santa cruz. a beautiful weekend on the way. 61 in oakland. mountain view in upper 60's. mid 60's in santa rosa. seven date by the delta. the lack of wind, as we go through the next couple of hours, it is mild.
60-70. by noon time you are on the cool side but elsewhere, we are warm it up into the low to mid 80's. above average in lent and a pleasant day with widespread seven days. we turn up the heat and we talk about the warmest day of the week which will be tuesday, approaching triple digits in land. we talk about that in detail in a few minutes. >> the american red cross's continuing relief efforts in gaylord, michigan after a tornado ripped the town apart. a stage of -- a declaration of emergency, making resources available to the county. >> at least one person is dead and dozens are hurt after a tornado touched down in gaylord, michigan. sending debris swirling into the air. people are seen running for cover as the tornado was on the ground. >> a major tornado strike here.
>> the utter devastation left behind, buildings ripped apart, state police warning people to avoid the area. businesses along the street suffering heavy damage. >> part of hobby lobby's roof is gone. >> urging residents to take shelter immediately. >> oh my god, look at it! >> a curfew in gaylord friday night, the tornado is part of a severe weather system that existed from michigan to the northeast. the governor has declared a state of emergency. she says they will do what it takes to rebuild. >> researchers in san francisco have discovered new characteristics of the highly transmissible omicron variant. our vaccine team went into our institution where scientists say
their discovery in shedding light into why people who are vaccinated and boosted our getting infected. >> when the omicron variant was detected researchers at the institute go in to understand what is making this variant so transmissible. >> it has beenollecting bldamplm dozens patients, they published their groundbreaking research. >> samples collected from infected individuals which were not vaccinated before show limited response against other variants. >> if you are unvaccinated and get infected, you are likely not to protect -- be protected against future variants. >> omicron is so specialized it only prepares us against itself. >> scientists believed that earlier streams of the virus would create enough natural immunity for weeks until -- and
months if you unvaccinated. that is not the case with omicron. the director of the gladstone institute of virology says this is one of the reasons why many people are getting reinfected. >> the immunity is not to in stone, it changes. it decreases and the other thing is that they variant that are now arising -- the variants that are now arising, they are circumventing the immunity that is existing. >> it also shows an interesting response to getting infected if you are vaccinated. they called this high immunity. >> omicron infection in the context of vaccination does elicit a pretty broad response. >> that was luz reporting.
this highlights the importance of getting vaccinated even after getting infected. herbert immunity could last four months. a man who refused to leave a burning condo is in custody. this broke out around 9:00 on friday morning as firefighters were on the way they got reports that somebody was inside where the fire started. the man told them he had a gun and he would not leave. firefighters had to pull back for their own safety. power to the complex and businesses were shut down as a precaution. >> they person inside it reported they had a firearm. we were treated and put ourselves in a position of safety and police were in route. >> the man is rented -- surrendered and was taken to a hospital in the area. power is back on that area as well.
we release this on the app when the news broke. be sure to enable the push alert feature. downtown berkeley will be left with only one movie theater. shattuck cinema it will be closed to make way for a new development on the property. it opened in 1988, one of the half-dozen movie theaters in downtown berkeley. it is unclear on when it will close. two employees that it will close on tuesday but a spokesperson said it will stay open through the end of the month. we hope that you will join us tomorrow for a special asian pacific american heritage month visitation called our america -- presentation called our america. we are shining a light on them and their positive impact on our communities, politics, and pop-culture. they are often asked where are you from? you will see that regardless of
their name or what they look like, we are all americans. do not miss our america because i am tomorrow at 2:30 p.m. still ahead, another honor come in for amy schneider, another big event she is attending later in june. looking out at a clear looking day bridge, richmond ridge. looking out at the bay. looking out at the bay. at adp, we use data-driven insights to design solutions to help you manage payroll, benefits, and hr today, so you can have more success tomorrow. ♪ one thing leads to another, yeah, yeah ♪
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the second winningest jeopardy player ever. the parade is to enforce in santa rosa. an old santa rosa favorite is back, the pure daily experience store is back. the mayor took part in the official ribbon cutting ceremony. it included live music and plenty of chocolate. >> you can spend hours in here picking out a number of different chocolates and ice cream and other things that they can make. i cannot wait to get a sunday. >> the first 170 customers got a first -- got a free hot sunday to celebrate their anniversary. >> we have a nice temperature spread today.
>> here is a live look outside, i hope you are having a nice start your saturday. 150 fema high school athletes teamed up with women from the 49ers and met with the front office team as well as coaches and staff were a series of social and physical exercises. the 49ers provided video of the event to encourage young women to reach their full potential in athletics, academics, and the community. in sports, it giants try to snap
a two game losing streak after falling in extra innings. san francisco faces the padres at 105 time -- 1:05. the lawyers are heading to texas as the finals shipped to dallas. a 2-0 series lead. the highlights in this morning's sports. >> entering game two of the western conference finals, the warriors were a perfect 7-0, that was in jeopardy until the warriors rallied in the second half. getting upturned. stephen curry had 5-3 in the first half. mike brownback on his way. trailing by 19, dallas made 15 first half 3's. golden state killer by 14 at-bat.
come on looney at 11 and a quarter, this don't end the third -- dunks ends the third. winning time, here comes the curry flurry. the foul and a flex. the lead is up to nine. steph was there mavericks to sleep. lawyers are a 14 point deficit and win -- lawyers remove a 14 point deficit and win. >> have thatitude w these guys . they have been through everything. they are not afraid of anything. >> down the streets,
warriers fans are everywhere. tying essex going into extra innings, manny machado giving a go ahead run with a win. third batter of the game, just a lower rate second homerun of the year. open in a flash, top of the fifth,a's down to 2-1. the fourth year, on the road, a's win. >> tiger what was in danger of missing the cut by two birdies to finish plus three, tiger is going to play on the weekend. will zalatoris is the leader. a1 a stroke heading into play later today -- a one stroke lead
heading into later today. >> a warm up? >> that is after a pleasant weekend. there is fog offshore. patchy fog this morning comes into play for your sunday. the winds kicked up and we have temperatures ranging a good 35 degrees. we are looking at san jose, nice and sunny. santa clara is in the mid 60's. 70 in mountain view. coming up considerably to where you were earlier. we have the lack of land, that allows temperatures -- wind, that allows the temperatures to drop off. and upper 60's around the north bay. we are warmer than we
we have the winds at the coast. upper elevations still dry, relative humidity is still in the 20% range in some areas. the oakland hills and 53% and the temperatures are climbing through the 60's. at the surface, even though we are clear, we are looking a bit better today because we have a higher relative activity. as we get going through the rest of the morning, the fog clears. it is when your tomorrow and much warmer into next week. -- whenwindier tomorrow and much warmer into next week. we get windier to allow a bit of fog to come back and
temperatures to comfortable once again on sunday. monday, it has back off and we are heading into the 90's in land. we see mid to upper 90's for livermore and concord while it stays pleasant at the coast, it is warmer, climbing to the 80's in oakland. we see things taper back a little bit but quite hot in land. has a swim practice appears and comes back a bit closer to the end of the week. highest today -- highest today in the 80's. it is 74, redwood city, those winds adopt the afternoon, 63 in the sunset. wine country is nice, sometime in the sun and it is getting
warm here. a beautiful day 74, oakland, 78. here comes the warmth, a bit above average with mid 80's. that is the theme. as we go through each and every day, gaining five degrees in land and pay, a bit warmer, the coast stays comfortable. it is going to get toasty around here. it is kind of nice. we cool off by the end of the week. >> thank you. the 20th season of american idol will come to a close with a three -- the three finalists springing the music of bruce springsteen. the judges will perform and so will susan four winner carrie underwood who has been serving as a mentor. cindy spoke with the final three and has a preview. >> ♪ heal ♪
>> they were good enough to impress the judges. they got excited from the very start. >> this is my fifth year doing this and that is my famine -- favorite female country boys i have heard. >> she has been called the favorite to win, in a zoom call with the two other finalists, i wanted to know -- do you feel like the favorite? >> i am happy to be here. i am so happy that i made it to this point. >> ♪ i see myself like my mother does ♪ >> if hunter prevails, shall be the first female country singer to win since carrie underwood. she has been mentoring nowhere this season. -- noah this season.
his place in the top three is all the more remarkable because he overcame covid. >> it took a big toll on me, i could not breathe and my throat was killing me. it broke my heart, almost. >> the third finalist sound like an angel according to katy perry. >> i am in shock that i am here still and i am going in to celebrate and savor every last moment because we have all been together for so long. >> they all called their time a life-changing experience. >> you can watch the american idol finale sunday night on abc seven, at tune at 5:00 p.m. who will be airing it again at 8:00 p.m. -- we will be airing it again at 8:00 p.m. the opening that you need to
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the park estimate enhancements in the off-season like shooting areas and dining options. attractions vary mike the break point plunge. tickets are available online and in person out of the park is open from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.. it will be warm. >> we are going to crank it up, the toasty temperatures arriving through the middle of the week. a lot of people setting up for the day, 58 degrees. beautiful in the 70's today. 6180 oakland -- 61 in oakland. moisture in the atmosphere. good news is that the upper level offshore winds have backed off and we have our usual onshore flow with us. mid 60's in napa, 70 by the delta.
a final look at the fog clearing out from sutro. we are warmer today, tomorrow, we have the fog with us and we look for the numbers coming up by midweek. 74 in oakland. mid 80's and land, morgan hill, 80. the seven day forecast will climb if you degrees today as well as sunday. monday and tuesday is pretty toasty. nice temperatures from the 60's to the 80's. cooling off by the end of the week. very dry and pretty warm for may. that is what we have, even hotter. >> feeling like summer. thank you for joining us here on abc seven. abc 7 news continues at 4:30 ahead of the eastern conference finals at 5:00 p.m..
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