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now at 5:00, ban reenstainr. and this is coming as the number of coronavirus cases explodes in the u.s. also this morning, evacuations under way as a 1500 acre fire burns in santa clara county. the latest on containment this morning. good morning, happy monday, it is july 6. >> and you are never more than 7 minutes away from your accuweather forecast. hey, mike. >> hi everybody. yeah, let's take a look at what is going on with live doppler 7. you can see the marine layer. and we hahave clouds hanging around, but for the most part, pretty quiet outside. look at that beautiful shot from sutro tower. temperatures in the mid to upper
50s through 7:00. we'll stay near 60 at the coast today and the winds will ramp up already before noon keeping us around 73 to 77. 73 to 84 at 4:00. and mainly 50s and 60s at 7:00. here is a look at your crews fire. the current conditions are ideal, 53 degrees, 84% relative humidity and barely a breeze out there. but the breezes will pick up later this afternoon. kind of a catch 22. they will increase, but they will also bring more humidity with them. but i think that the fact that the winds will be stronger will be a bigger issue and now more on that crews fire. and happening right now, evacuations are in place for parts of santa clara county as a fire burns near gilroy. and this is the affected area, on crews road near oak spring circle. the flames broke out yesterday afternoon and quickly grew out of control. at least 1500 acres have burned and that fire at this point is
only 15% contained. mandatory advantage beation orders are in effect for people who live along canada road and highway 152. and an evacuation center has been set up. and san francisco police are investigating the shooting death of this 6-year-old boy. hs family has identified him as jace young. he was killed while celebrating the fourth of july. police are saying that this is an active homicide investigation. the shooting happened oven gel street near la salle avenue in the bay view ath nigsaturday ni. and the bay view is in this supervisor's district. >> an incident is one too many and we want to do everything we can to end all the homicides in our communities. >> police do not have a sdripg of t description of the suspect or suspects.
they are asking you to call their anonymous tip line if you have any information. a suspect in the disappearance and murder of a ft. hood soldier vanessa guillen is expected to be in court today. guillen's death has ignited demands for justice. this protest was on broadway in san francisco yesterday afternoon. guillen is the ft. hood army specialist who was reported missing in april. the family says she disappeared after she told them she wexuall harassed but she didn't fear it out of fear of retaliation. >> she deserves justice and she might not be the only one that has been sexual assaulted or stuff like that that shouldn't be going on in the army. >> military officials say they did not find evidence of sexual harassment in the case. and jackie speer is calling for
a congressional investigation. at the live desk this morning, more than 200 s scientists are arguing that the coronavirus is airborne oig. so they are warning that tiny droplets can linger in the air and penetrate into your lungs. meantime the w.h.o. continues to resist mounting evidence that viral particles floating indoors are infectious. the agency maintains the research is still inconclusive. scientists are asking them to revise how they explain air trant transmission of the virus. santa clara county will not be going into the next phase of reopening like it wanted to. the state denied the county's plan. the plan would have allowed small gatherings and reopening more businesses like gym, hair
salons and nail salons. outdoor dining is still allowed to continue. for now the county will seek more guidance from the state on what they need to do to continue their reopening plans. and speaking of that, marin county is having to do a reversal for the next three weeks. no more indoor dining. that is all because we're seeing more covid cases. of course this is something we're all following closely in our effort to build a better bay area. and liz kreutz is live for us this morning with this change. >> reporter: hey, reggie. yeah, whiplash for restaurant owners this morning learning that as of midnight this morning, restaurants like here were allowed to open for indoor dining can no longer do so. this is part of the rollback that the county warned about. there are now more than 1400 cases as of yesterday in the county and marin county was put
on the state's watch list. some of this is due to the quentin outbreak. restaura restaurants can still offer outdoor dining and takeout service. and strike teams will go around and control businesses that refuse to comply with the safety measures. and something else about marin county, we're seeing a similar trend where communities of color are disproportionately impacted. 77% of cases in a marin county are among the latinos. liz kreutz, abc 7 news. the fourth of july holiday weekend looked and felt much different than in years past. beaches were closed across the nation. but as andrew dim bhurt repoymbt
it didn't prevent several still gathering. >> reporter: and as there is a spike in coronavirus cases, crowds and celebrations this fourth of july weekend were seen coast to coast. many ignoring social distancing and mask recommendations. in florida, one of the nation's newest hot spots, there are now over 200,000 confirmed cases. 10,000 in one day alone. the state now accounting for 20% of new cases in the entire country. as the cases do rise, increase in hospitalizations will definitely increase as well. this is going to be something that won't go away overnight. texas reaching a tipping point with a record number of hospitalizations this past weekend, the mayor of austin saying -- >> if we didn't changes trajectory, then i'm within two weeks of having our hospitals overrun. >> reporter: and in arizona, officials say icu beds are running out, only about 150 remain in the entire state. >> we opened way too early in arizona. we were one the last states to
go to stay at home and one of the first to reemerge. >> reporter: and president trump continues to dismiss the new numbers suggesting that the spikes are a result of more testing. >> we have tested almost 40 million people. by so doing, we showcases, 99% of which are totally harmless. >> reporter: and dr. hawn disagrees. >> what i say is any case we don't want to have in this country. any death, any case is tragic. >> reporter: and a vaccine is still a ways away with health officials hoping one could be plowed by the end of this year or early next year. and still many parts of the done are moving forward with their reopening plans. new york city for example wants t once the epicenter is moving forward with phase three of its reopening today. and here in d.c., we entered phase two. andrew dymburt, abc news,
washington. and let's talk about the weather. in the south bay, it is clear and most of us are in the mid 50s. we do have some cooler weather, some 49 degree temperatures around santiago taa theresa and hill. brent wood holding on to 70 degrees right now. let's take a look as far as your activity planner. we have are strong sunshine if you are going to be outside today. yard work, it will be comfy. and the bay will be quite choppy. in fact look at san francisco after 10:00, hold on to the hats. it will be a bring shi oeezy on. and we'll drop down to 60 with sunshine just about all day. the peninsula, we're in the 60s through 10:00 and then throw to mid-70s from 11:00 through about 5:00. and for the east bay, we have a few clouds here, and this is one
of the few areas outside of the peninsula coast that has cloud cover. and low to mid-70s this afternoon. down to a brisk 62 by 8:00. we do have some heat coming up in the accuweather 7 day forecast in time for the weekend. but now back to jobina and talk about the commute. you said you had an accident already this morning? yes, we did. thank you. this is along the antioch bridge. i'll show you the map. the crash happened around 3:30 this morning. but because -- if you are familiar with the area, it is sgrus one la just one lane before the mid span. the southbound lane was shut down and it looks like the chp is allowing people to go around on the shoulder. but before you approach the bridge, speeds will drop to about 10 miles per hour. they are working to clear it out of the way. they have not given us an eta as
to when all of that will happen. so just a head's up there. and some drive times, tracy to dublin is 28 minutes. dublin to mission boulevard, 14. and highway 101 to cupertino, 15 minutes. so a clear ride out there. and a live look in oakland showing you 880 at the coliseum camera there, traffic is moving nicely. headlights are making their way south this morning. coming up next, the 7 things to know this morning. >> also looking ahead to the new school year, one local district has just approved their new plan. andeunitingpl after a loud fourth of july. the local shelter that is it's a beautiful thing. superfast internet with an
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california has denied its expanded reopening plan for july 13th which would have had gyms, nail and hair salons open. they will stay closed. and number three, governor newsom are update the response today at noon. we'll bring to you live. and number four, firefightefirefighter s are battling the crews fire near gilroy. mandatory evacuations are in effect. and number five, temperatures tumble today especially on the peninsula. we're looking at sfo and redwood city drops from 90 yesterday to 74. enjoy the comfort today. and number six, it is mostly clear auns bay arround the bay
there is a significant alert ss on the antioch bridge. and number seven, the aids conference is beginning today. it will feature a verge are air display of the aids memorial quilt. and we know school will look different when students return to the classroom in palo alto. the board of education there has officially approved the district's plan. elementary school students will primarily be taught in person. middle school and high school students will stay home. there will be options for small group activities on campus. parents of elementary students are also going to be asked if they want their children to learn remotely or in person. it was a busy weekend for firefighters as small fires all over the bay area started and the reason, well, a lot were because of illegal fourth of july fireworks.
many illegal d caed some fires like this one near hunters point. the san francisco fire department responded to 108 fires all of them started by fireworks. in contra costa county, crews responded to more than 60 fires like this one near pittsburg. at one point two dozen homes were threatened, but firefighters say not a single home was lost. >> significant amount of illegal fireworks activity. almost to the point of where the noise is continuous. each one of those is a potential ignition. >> firefighters say that they expect to be busy for the next several days. an alert if your cat or dog got spooked by the fireworks and ran off, san jose animal shelter is not doing lost pet tours right now because of coronavirus. instead they are pointing us to their online photos of pets that have been turned into the shelter. owners can identify theirrks of
many pets leading to a lft dogs a lot of dogs and cats that run off. >> they don't they are the sound is coming from, so they just hear a boom all of a sudden which can cause a lot of sfres a stress and anxiety for them. >> and officials say there may be an up side to our shelter shelter-in-place orders since many families were at home and so they could monitor the well-being of their pets. where i was, it was a nonstop barrage of fireworks over the weekend. >> it was actually pretty quiet where i am, which is kind of nice for all the animals absolutely. and the thing i noticed too, did you see the air quality? because of so many illegal fireworks, the air quality was pretty bad here, but l.a. gave oakland a run no its monfor its.
their air quality went almost to the highest level of unhealthy that it could get because of all of the smoke. i mean, if you want to know how much, follow me on twitter. i retweeted some people out of l.a. and it is incredible. let's take a look at what is going on at sfo, 56 degrees with a mostly cloudy sky. it will be sunny today and milder thanks to the sea breeze returning at about 11:00 this morning. patchy cloud cover tonight. cooler today, but the cloud cover will be lacking. so grab the sunglasses. look at the winds coming off the san francisco bay keeping most of the south bay in the mid to upper 70s. the farther you are away, some low to mid-80s. and on the peninsula, 69 in
millbrae. 70 to 75 elsewhere. 64 along the peninsula coast. upper 60s for downtown, south san francisco. and mid-60s breezy along the north bay coast. breezy through is ansandusis an bay. and low to mid-70s for most of the east bay shore.pablo bay. and low to mid-70s for most of the east bay shore. and 80 in san ramon to pleasanton. 88 in brent wood. temperatures will fall back into the low to mid-50s. a little more cloud cover but not a lot. thursday temperatures will start to take off with a lack of cloud cover. and a new study shows that san francisco is the most
intensely gentrified city america and sflan america. and researchers focused on a five year period from 2013 to 2017. they looked at the most vulnerable neighborhoods where long time residents are being priced out and pushed out. san francisco/oakland is number one on that list when it comes to gentrification. it is followed by denver, boston, miami, ft. lauderdale and new orleans. other california cities in the top 20 include san jose, sacramento, san diego and l.a. this is a dilemma a lot of parents are facing. what do you do with your children if you have to go back to work before school or daycare reopens? here is becky worley. in this morning's "gma first look," the parenting challenge of the covid economy, parents struggling to hang on while school districts decide what the classroom will look like come fall. >> i'm hearing universally that we are overwhelmed.
we can't keep up with this. everyone has their hands tied. >> a new york city mom and author telling gma that parents are desperate for a solution. >> there are people who have hit the pause button on a project under the idea that september would return some level of normalcy in child care. and like not having your kids there all day and now they can't and they are really afraid that they will have to leave the workforce. >> coming up at 7:00 a.m., we'll tell you why experts say when it comes to back to school, there is no one size fits all plan. with your "gma first look," i'm becky worley, abc news, oakland, california. and making sure sports is safe to reopen. and the broadway world is mourning the loss of actor nick cordero. the series of setbacks for a man who was a healthy 41-year-old prior to covid. he was diagnosed a few
coaster this week. monday, tuesday, wednesday are relatively average. and then friday, saturday, sunday, temperatures start to jump above average from upper 60s in san francisco to mid-90s inland. saturday will be about the same and sunday, we'll ahead a couple degrees. 70 in san francisco to 98 in antioch. and we're learning more about the death of broadway star his wife made the announcement that he had died. he initially went to the hospital on march 31, he thought he had pneumonia. here is mona kosar abdi. ♪ >> reporter: this morning in the broadway mourningne of tir o. neck co nick cordero passing away from complications of coronavirus 95 days after he first checked into the er. and he had originally thought tt
intensive care, had his right leg amputated and lost more than be 60 pounds. and also suffering several mini strokes. the 41-year-old was seemingly healthy before getting sick in march. ♪ his wife amanda keeping fans and followers up-to-date on his health journey, waking up from kcompany madcoma in made. >> he's awake! >> reporter: but last week saying that he would likely need a double lung transplant. >> 99% chance that he would be needing that in order to live the kind of life that i know my husband would want to live. >> reporter: amandaonrming his passing last night writing
on instagram i'm in disbelief and hurting everywhere. my heart is broken as i cannot imagine our lives without him. mona kosar abdi, abc news, new york. are nba players have expressed their unease with returning. so far 25 players have tested positive. all participating will be sequestered in the so-called bubble at the espn sports complex. j.j. redick talked returning to the court. >> basketball represents normal and what so manile americans want is some return to normal. and i know in bringing back sports, there is a component of normalcy for the fan and that is important for us as players. we want to go back to our livelihood and what we love doing and give the fans something to watch. >> the mlb is set to start games in less than three weeks.
new rules include players getting tested every other day. no high fives, no hugs, no fist bumps. don't touch me, just play. we hope they can do that safely. we're coming back with another full 90 minutes of news including this 103-year-old man who is now going into the record books for the wild way he celebrated his birthday. and a new warning about a potentially dangerous ingredient in our hand sanitizers. this morning the crews fire has burst into more than 500 acres, still forcing evacuations near ♪ oh, oh, oh, ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) once-weekly ozempic® is helping many people with type 2 diabetes like emily lower their blood sugar. a majority of adults who took ozempic® reached an a1c under 7 and maintained it. here's your a1c. oh! my a1c is under 7! (announcer) and you may lose weight. adults who took ozempic® lost on average up to 12 pounds.
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rose near gilroy. we're live in santa clara county. and a confrontation over "black lives matter" takes a violence turn in the east bay. a man is considered after blm supporters say he pulled a gun on them. and say good-bye to one wind fall of the pandemic. the enforcement beginning again in san francisco and in oakland today. welcome back to monday morning, july 6. >> hopefully it was a good holiday for everybody. it was a lot different, but hopefully you enjoyed it. mike, how was your holiday? >> it was nice. it was relaxing. did some stuff around the house. did kind of have a party, social distancing kind of thing. you know, out in the street like we've been doing every friday. so it was good. we made the best of it like i'm sure everybody else did. i can't wait to hear what you
guys did. 20-mile-per-hour wind at sfo and 20-mile-per-hour wind at fairfield, so you can definitely see the seabreeze coming back. noan rael.so let's talkbout wha happen today. the heat is subsiding, only fairfield reaches 90. everybody else in the 70s until you get around half moon bay and san francisco with low to upper 60s. i'l talk about the crews fire really quick. the temperature has dropped down to 52. relative humidity is up to 85%. and calm conditions. so they have a great start today to help get that fire contained even more. winds will pick up a little bit this afternoon. so that is my biggest concern. let's get back kumasi with more on the fire. so happening right now, firefighters are working to put out this fire. vegetation fire. and here is a map.
it is burning in the area of crews road near oak spring circle east of gilroy. and julian glover is live near the scene. >> reporter: good morning. this started around 2:00 p.m. yesterday as a structure fire, two structures involved. the wind picked up the flames and it was off to the races. 1500 acres at last check. and you can still see the flames burning here. you are looking at video right now of what it looked like for much of the evening as the fire crews tried to knock down the flames. again, 25 homes have been evacuated so far and those being evacuated being sent to the nearby gilroy senior center. as far as the response, gilroy fire, fremont fire, even oakland fire department sending crews here to help. and we want you to hear the response so far from the fire crews. >> ten engines, two battalion bn
chiefs, and we have expanded it significantly during the evening. >> reporter: and back here live, you can still see one of the fire trucks still out here this morning as they try and contain this thing. i did call about 20 minutes ago cal fire to get an update, no update this morning. at last check, just 15% contained. and burning at 1500 acres so far. as soon as we get an update on the status of the fire, we'll let you know. no word on what started this fire. jewulian glover, abc 7 news. the winds are a big concern for firefighters battling the fires. evacuation orders from the park fire were lifted last night. 80 people had been told to leave after the fire broke out late saturday night. the fir burned 350
acres, but 70% contained. and air quality warning is in effect in the south bay because of these fires. eating inside a restaurant is once again banned in marin county because of worsening covid-19 numbers. that will be in effect for at least three weeks. outdoor seating and takeout service will not change. marin county gave the green light to indoor dining june 29 but friday they were placed on a watch list of hot spots. and they are now forming strike teams to watch the restaurants who are not complying with the rules. 92 people tested positive for the virus between friday and saturday. and that is the county's biggest 24 hour spike since the start of the pandemic. ending up on the watch list would be significant.
it would force health leaders to roll back recent openings like camp grounds, gyms and hotels. and the supervisor is considering the possibility of citing people who don't wear face coverings. >> so be forewarned if you are coming to sonoma county, if you are entering into store, broke i your facial covering. because we may have some financial consequences if you don't. >> she says the county will still need to figure out who would actually hand out the citations. a man has been arrested after allegedly pulling a gun on a "black lives matter" supporter in martinez. this confront were looking over a mural. ansar hassan has the video. >> reporter: and an arrest was made moments after a driver allegedly yelled "all lives matter" and pulled a gun on a
a "black lives matter" medim tg. and he made a uchl-turn and poid a gun in my face saying you want to do something. immediately a cop pulled him over, thank god. >> reporter: the suspect was arrested without incident as he put his hands out the window and on police command exited his jeep walking back worwards towa the officers. and a group had been standing over the mural after it was defaced on saturday bieny an unified couple. >> all lives matter. >> reporter: as the woman manpa, the couple was taunted by on lookers called racist. >> don't resist arrest and it won't be aproblem. >> reporter: and whites supreci recruitment
flyers. >> this is just one part of the conversation. ultimately what we are striving foranti-racist policies. and police are investigating a possible kids napping in northeast vallejo. several people say that they saw a man drive up to a woman in tis car and they say that he grabbed her by her hair, punched her and forced her into the vehicle. a witness was able to capture this picture thankfully. witnesses say that the woman appears to be in her lalt tete or early 20s. the car is a silver infiniti. it has a temporary license plate. and the car last seen speeding
west on interstate 880. happening today, a suspect in the disappearance of the murder of a ft. hood soldier havevanessa guillen will appear court. jobina. >> good morning. sicily aguilar is accused of helping hide and dismember vanessa guillen's body. and a second suspect in the case aaron robinson took his own life after being identified as a suspect. have avanessa guillen disappear april and her remained found last month. the he is sfraestranged wife ofr soldier says that guillen saw a picture of her on robin son's phone and threatened to report him for adultery which is crime in the military. but guillen's family says that robinson was sexually harassing guillen. >> it was not like her to report
someone for having an affair. we believe that she was going to report him for sexual harassment. >> reporter: and investigators say that they found no evidence that guillen was suspeexually harassed. her family w investigation. an expanded warning about hand sanitizer, come up the ingredient the cdc says could cause blindness or even death. and also major league baseball may finally have the answer today to a big question on the minds of players and fans. hey, mike. >> hi, everybody. welcome to monday. let's talk about what is going on. first some neighborhood temperatures think look t s alo shore. and temperatures in the 50s until you reach could be cords ma i way through the san
bruno gap. for most of us, pretty clear this morning and that is good weather for traveling. if you are commuting, mild this morning but warm this afternoon. if are you taking mass transit. and the breezes and chop, they return to all of the bay and bridges by the afternoon. so let's take a look at some neighborhoods. 60s through 10:00. you can see mid to upper 70s this afternoon. north bay, we'll jump to 81 at noon. and mid-80s this afternoon. and east bay valleys, 78 at noon. and mid to upper 80s this afternoon. and drop down to 71 at so everybody getting touched by the cooler seabreeze today. let's talk more about the
commute. hi, everyone. good morning to you. happy monday. so a positivte fhat sigale i wa antioch bridge. all lanes are back open now. this is southbound 160 just before the mid span. but you can see from the maps, it is still done to about 7 miles per hour as you approach the bridge. and after that, you are smooth sailing. so traffic still recovering in the area. and driver times for you, antioch to hercules, 26 minutes. highway 4 to the maze, 17 minutes. and highway 85 to the san jose airport, 7 minutes. and metering lights are not on yet and it is a nice clear ride. this cheeseburger is the best! it's about to get bester baby!
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here is a look in oakland. you can see some of the clouds and haze hanging around. mid to upper 50s through 7:00. 50s to low 60s at the coast today. 73 to 77 at noon. 73 to 84 by 4:00. and 50s and mainly 60s by 7:00. definitely going to be a little cooler today. look at the fire danger all throughout the sierra and just about half nevada today. 80 in tahoe, 86 in yosemite. 100 in fresno, 112 in palm springs. some of that warmth coming our way this weekend. from the live desk, a washing from the cdc about toxic hand sanitizers. you will definitely want to
listen to this. the agency has identified additional products that contain methanol or wood alcohol. the toxic substance is often used to create fuel and antifreeze. the fda says it is working with manufacturers and distributors on a voluntary recall of these products. just a few weeks ago, the fda issued a warning about a dangerous brand advising people not to use hand sanitizers manufactured by esk chemicachemica. you can head to abc7news.com for a list of hand sanitizers to avoid. >> that was something i didn't expect to be worried about today, but here we are. thank you. business owners in san francisco's fisherman's wharf are concerned about the iconic tourist area. on top of the pandemic, you will remember that there was a massive fire in may that destroyed a warehouse at pier 47. it housed crab traps and fishing equipment.
and according to the "chronicle," about 140 shops and 20 hotels in the area have notpe roughly 200 have reopened in recent weeks. revenue is not where it should be this time of year. and the number of high school seniors applying for financial schools are blaming the pandemic saying that many students lost touch with counselors or took jobs to support their families. and major league baseball is reportedly set to release the full season schedule today. several reports say that the giants will open at the dodgers on july 23. and most of the other teams will open the day after that. giants first baseman brandon blelt says following health guidelines should allow for a full regular season to be completed. >> i'm pretty optimistic that i
can get this season in. hopefully we won't have any problems, but there is just a different way of living right now especially on the baseball field. there is stuff that we have to do and i think that we follow these protocols and listen to instructions and follow direction, we should be pretty good. >> the teams will play a shortened season with just 60 games. and across the bay, the as were supposed to have the entire squad report to camp at the coliseum yesterday. but most position players will start tomorrow. and the east bay "times" is reporting that their covid-19 tests have not been shipped to utah where the league's testing lab is. the holiday week he said end ca delivery delay. and a man's birthday celebration is one for the record books. this is al, and he turned 103 and celebrated like this. yes, the retired craftsman took
a 14,000 foot plunge from a plane over san marcos, texas. and he became the oldest person to ever take this leap. and his twin grandsons joined him. he says he only sky 2k50i6ed dr other time in his life and that is when he turned 100 years old. >> oh. just one other time when he is 100. oh. that is impressive. really. >> not i. but you go, sir. and happy birthday. >> at this time? in this economy? huh-uh. >> you are only 103 once, reggie. >> right. what does he have to lose? >> i won't be 103 ever. >> if you make it, let's go skydiving. >> right. i'm with you. >> can we just get to 2021? >> yeah, we'll be happy with
that. >> thank you. all good points. no doubt. let's take a look g on fre 6egrees with conditions rightw. let'the ac wednesday. some comfy nights are on the way also with slightly more cloud cover than this morning. we'll have more sunshine in the morning and that will help induce a warming trend starting thursday. a couple things to look at right here, first is the orange overton of us aoven top of us. and the reason the marine layer is back is because of the areas of low pressure, their flow is inducing the faster wind that will ease our heat today. look at the mid upper to 70s through most of the south bay. and we have los gatos and gilroy about 82 to 86. low to mid-70s in brentwood. it was 90 yesterday. and 60 to 64 along the peninsula
coast with sunshine eventually this afternoon. you will be the last ones to get it. and upper 60s for downtown, south san francisco, salgs lee and closer you are to the water, the cooler it will be. but look at the upper 80s as you head north through the north bay. 72 is asan leandro. 80 in is an are a san ramon. and we'll be back into the 50s tonight. and the 7 day forecast, we'll lose a degree or two tomorrow. we'll gain it back wednesday. and then you can see the increasing warmth and sunshine thursday, friday and especially saturday and sunday. happening today, the 23rd annual international aids conference gets under way right here in the bay area. it will begin with then veiling
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