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return to normal. >> they fed thousands of people in the east bay during the pandemic, but now a heartless act has -- >> a bay area man survives a vicious shark attack and tonight describes what it felt like. >> sprinkles and autumn heat in the seven-day forecast. i'll tell you which one shows up this weekend. abc7 news starts right now. >> translator: >> announcer: building a better bay area for a better future. abc7 news starts now. >> scalpel blades so sharp. >> tonight a santa rosa man is sharing his harrowing tale after being attacked by a shark. mark was bitten while vacationing with his girlfriend in miami beach, florida. >> abc7 news reporter j.r. stone spoke with him earlier this evening. j.r., he says this isn't going to keep him out of the water forever. is that right? >> reporter: for now, yes.
but not forever. i talked with mark on the phone just hours after he was released from the hospital. he tells me that this was either a black tip shark or baby bull shark. tonight he's in his hotel room resting after a scary 24 hours. >> i had no idea. i didn't feel anything. >> reporter: 31-year-old mark boden of santa rosa is referring to the moment he was bit by a shark when he went swimming in miami beach, florida. moments after that bite were recorded on cell phone video. >> it felt like something punched my leg, felt like a big chunk was taken. it didn't hurt at all. >> reporter: after the bout, his girlfriend held his leg up after paramedics worked to stop the bleeding. in a phone conversation thursday, he tells us he was body surfing and decided to do so on the famous south beach while on vacation with his girlfriend. he says there were so many fish in the w
one with nature before the attack. >> you know, [ inaudible ]. >> reporter: while he did have to have surgery and stay overnight at the hospital, he is now out and expected to make a full recovery. in fact, he hasn't ruled out eventually going back into the water. >> i think at some point i'll be going back in. plus i'm thinking, you know, what is the chance of getting -- having two shark attacks? that's got to be zero. >> reporter: glad he is okay tonight. he owns a tea company in santa rosa called tea and trumpettes. he says he might add a shark tea to the menu, obviously now smiling after this ordeal. as for coming back home, that should happen in the next couple of days with that stitched-up leg of his. j.r. stone, abc7 news. >> boy, that's quite a gash he received. i'm glad he's okay. >> absolutely. scary, but yeah, glad he's okay. >> thanks, j.r.
well, developing news, despite his recent covid diagnosis, president trump says he hopes to hold a rally in florida saturday night. as abc7 news reporter other elizabeth reports, it comes as the president is adamant he will not participate in a virtual debate next week. >> reporter: after months of mask wearing, business closures and working from home, the pandemic numbers in the u.s. moving in the wrong direction. 28 states seeing a rise in coronavirus cases and 35 states reporting an increase in hospitalizations. on the campaign trail in arizona, joe biden blaming president trump for the grim data. >> look, we've paid too high a price already for donald trump's chaotic divisive leadership. more than 210,000 americans have lost their lives. >> reporter: in a short memo thursday night, the white house physician dr. sean conley saying he fully anticipates president trump to return to public engagements by this saturday. dr. conley has repeatedly evaded specific questions about the president's condition before and
falsely claimed over the weekend trump had not received suppleme supplemental oxygen after he had twice. the president medical experts say is still infectious and should be in the oval office and refusing to participate against joe biden. the trump campaign insisting the president can attend the originally scheduled debate in miami next week in person. biden now set to participate in an abc news town hall in philadelphia next week instead of that debate. in the race for the covid-19, the secretary of the health and human services said he expects every american who wants a vaccine will be able to get one by april of next year. elizabeth schultz, abc news, washington. >> tonight the country -- excuse me. tonight the country's leading irn effect shus disease expert spoke during a u.c. berkeley fire side chat about the pandemic. abc7 news reporter kate larsson explains dr. anthony fauci shared a sobering prediction of
when we might see a return to normal. >> well, we're involved with today is a divisiveness, the likes of which i've never seen. >> reporter: that coming from dr. anthony fauci who has advised six presidents on serious u.s. and global health threats. >> the enemy is the virus. science knows no political party. >> reporter: director of the national institute of allergy and infectious diseases and member of the coronavirus task force, dr. fauci answered questions at a virtual u.c. berkeley event. how have conspiracy theories affected public health efforts? >> the examples of people not wanting to wear masks or if you do get infected it's going to be meaningless because it's a trivial outbreak. well, how can it be a trivial outbreak if it's already killed 210,000 people in the united states and a million people worldwide? >> reporter: how can governments decrease racial disparities when it comes to the pandemic? >> make sure there's testing there. make sure they get their testers back very quickly.
but then the big problem is what do you do about the comorbidities? that relates to the social determinants of health that minorities have had to deal with since the day they were born. >> reporter: what can colleges do to keep students safe? >> test all the students before they come onto the campus, then do surveillance testing every few days. when a student gets infected, have the capability of isolating them. >> reporter: when and how will there be a return to normal? >> will people have to wear masks? yes, likely. i would imagine if we get a good vaccine now, that we could have some degree of normality in the third quarter to the fourth quarter of 2021. >> reporter: kate larsson, abc7 news. >> new developments in a vacaville barber shop's fight to stay open during the pandemic. juan demaris is at risk of
losing his license. he reopened the shop in may in defiance of local health orders as we reported at the time. on monday the state sent a cease and desist order with photos documenting his defiance. >> i'm not trying to make money by staying open. i'm trying to provide for my family and barbers to provide for their families. i'm trying to show the american people an example of how to not live in fear and to stand their ground. >> he will go to court to contest the order. he says if he loses, he will go to his customers' homes to cut their hair. it is easy to keep tabs on what is open where you live. this interactive reopening tracker is on our website. just go to abc7news.com. >> new developments, a meeting between oscar grant's family and the alameda county district attorney didn't happen after all today. the family says it's the latest disappointment in a year's long fight for justice. bart police shot and killed grant at the fruitvale bart station on new year's morning
2009. officer was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, but another officer, tony peroni, was never charged. today's meeting was scheduled after the d.a. said she would reopen the investigation. the grant family says the meeting was canceled when the d.a.'s office said it could only accommodate five people for covid safety reasons. they say they had been told different rules before and cut their group to eight. >> i'm hurt, angry -- that's right. and ready to continue this battle till we get justice. >> that's right. >> it's not over. >> that's right. >> we will schedule another appointment. >> reporter: >> and we reached out to the d.a.'s office for comment but we have not heard back. >> their delivery truck stolen located with $1200 in damage. coming up, an east bay group [ inaudible ] building a better bay area. >> also hear scary moments in
sunnyvale. attacks in broad daylight like this one where police are telling women to do. >> and it's opening night during a pandemic. see how one north bay film festival is making sure the show still goes on. >> i'm meteorologist sandhya patel. a late fall feel today. i'll let you know how long this is going to continue, and i'll find out when sprinkles may show up this weekend coming up. >> all right. sandhya, thanks. all that's ahead. first here's a look at what's coming up on jimmy kimmel live after abc7 news at 11:00. jimmy. >> thanks, dan and ama. trump claims he spent $70,000 on his hair. how much are you spending on your hair on an annual basis? >> clearly not enough. that's for sure.
an east bay youth and community group focused on building a better bay area, tonight has become the victim of thieves. their truck used to help gather and distribute donations has been stolen. abc7 news reporter amanda del castillo explains how oakland residents are rallying to help the homies empowerment program. >> reporter: the race to recover this box truck took an entire east bay community or as homies
empowerment says it took a barrio. co-founder cesar cruz noticed the truck went missing wednesday night. >> robberies happen all the time. this small food truck feeds over 2,000 people every week. >> reporter: covered in distinct murals, the truck allows the group to deliver crates of food to a feeding store. they need extra help during the pandemic. on thursday morning a resident familiar with cruz's efforts spotted the truck near the 81st avenue library. they asked to remain anonymous. >> i saw the truck. i don't recognize it. that's a cool mural. wait a second. >> reporter: the neighbor arrived to find the truck stripped of its catalytic converter. aaa couldn't help because the truck was too large bough he was able to lean on snf towing. cruz did so much for her family in the past. >> anything he asks me is free, free charge. >> reporter: in total, crooks caused $1200 in damage. money cruz says has already been raised by the community. from bad luck to blessings in
less than 24 hours with a message to the people who took the truck and pulled the parts. >> would you reach out to us, can we feed you? we hold no grudges. >> reporter: cruz says now the goal is to get a second truck, one that is refrigerated to help even more residents in need. i'm amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> a south bay city commonly referred to as one of america's safest is on alert after an outrageous attack. two -- out for a walk in sunnyvale's bird land neighborhood were targeted in broad daylight. one of them was robbed of a gold necklace, and now officials have a warning. >> please, honor your cultures, but when you're walking around maybe it's a good idea to cover it, wear a scarf and cover up the bracelets. >> several indian american women who live in that neighborhood say they feel targeted now for their gold jewelry and are warning each other not to wear it out of the house. san francisco leaders are condemning attacks that have targeted asian americans. city officials are calling for increased support and protection
to prevent more violence. >> there is nothing that should be protected any stronger than the right of a person to walk safely down the street in their community. >> meanwhile, a man accused of two assaults remains in jails ri pending trial. he attacked a 78-year-old woman last month. >> in the south bay, a mayor is threatening to sue over governor newsome's project home key, housing in the pandemic. they will use the fund for extended stay america fund in milpitas. the mayor of milpitas told the mercury news city officials and residents didn't get any input. project home key is exempt from rules to get them done quicker. county officials told the newspaper city staff was involved. milpitas city council will discuss next steps later this month. >> the 43rd annual mill valley film festival is underway and it
features covid safety. the public is invited to drive-in screenings at lagoon park in san rafael. opening night kicked off with live spirit. that's an adaptation of the 1941 theatrical hit. the festival includes ten nights of drive-in flicks, with other features online. >> the films are incredible. the conversations and people are so excited to be able to come to the drive-in and be in the comfort of their living room and seeing premieres of world class cinema. >> several celebrities will appear virtually this year, including oakland's delroy lin indo and sorkin. how fun is that. film under the stars, i love it. >> i love it, i love the drive-in, and so exciting that celebrities will be out there, too. decent weather for that, too, i believe. i guess it doesn't matter too much since you're in your car,
right, sandhya? >> that's right. you don't need to worry about it whether it's raining or dry outside. i do want to give you an update since we're talking about rain. lanina, this is the latest from the climate prediction center. lanina has developed the waters near the equatorial pacific to cool. 85% chance that it will continue through this winter. forecasters are expecting it to be a stronger event than the last one that happened, and it is too early to predict as far as precipitation goes, exactly how much precip we may get. certainly are expecting a little bit of change in our forecast. i'll tell you about that in a moment. temperatures right now 50s, 60s. here's live doppler 7. you will notice partly skies across the bay area. -- improve from san francisco, redwood city to the fremont mountains. we're seeing air quality moderate across the rest of the bay area. here's a look at the smoke forecast. tomorrow morning you're going to be seeing some haze, but
primarily near the glass fire, the air quality should be all right, except for the fact that it will be smokey right near the north bay. and as we head into sunday, notice the change in the wind direction, a north wind is going to bring more smoke into the forecast. so this is a constantly evolving and changing situation. spare the air has been extended through saturday. poor air quality for the north bay, moderate for other parts of the bay area. gray skies right now in san francisco from our exploratorium camera. cloudy, patchy, drizzle, average like it was the next sprinkles possible. the first system will be coming through tomorrow. this one is going to go into southern california. this one is going to the pacific northwest. what are we left with? how about some drizzle tomorrow morning and sprinkles or maybe a shower on saturday. here's the hour by hour forecast tomorrow at 5:00 a.m. you will notice some spotty drizzle around the region. 7:00 a.m. saturday, there is a
possibility that the ground will be wet in spots just due to an occasional or stray shower. but i wouldn't change your plans for the weekend. look at the rainfall totals. pretty much everything is north of our area. the pacific northwest will get much needed rain. yes, we need it here. but if we measure anything it's only going to be a couple 100ths of an inch. it will be definitely cool with the cloud cover and the drizzle. low 60s to the upper 70s. i think the temperatures will bounce back a little bit tomorrow. hazy skies are expected, particularly around the north bay. and as you take a look at the latest on hurricane delta, it is a category 3 in the gulf of mexico. still expecting landfall as a category 2 tomorrow evening around louisiana, continuing to dump some heavy rain, and the dangerous storm surge along the gulf coast. the accuweather seven-day forecast spare the air the next two days, below average temps. enjoy. warmer pattern, offshore winds as we head into sunday night, monday and again mid week with
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