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states and cities that don't use all their doses. and califoria's governor wants to expand the first priority round to those 65 and older. right now it's set at 75. >> multiple sites in the bay area are being designated or considered for mass vaccination. sonoma county will be using the fairgrounds starting tomorrow. cow palace is many talks with and college of san mateo is naring approval. it is ultimately going to come down to people power. >> we need people to log people in. we need the vaccine supplies, of course, and then we need people to administer the vaccine, and we need people to be able to sit. >> in the south bay, the 49ers have offered up levi's stadium, but a lot would need to happen to make that idea into reality. abc7 reporter chris nguyen has the story. >> reporter: with the roll-out of the covid-19 vaccine moving at a slower pace than many would like, some are trying to get
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creative to deliver it to the masses. this week the 49ers contacted the claire county board of supervisors proposing levi's stadium as a potential partner. board vice president susan legal ellen burg, who represents the district where the stadium is located call it an offer worth considering, especially with its brand recognition. >> whatever we can do to encourage and entice people to get vaccinations is good. >> depend on future allocations from state and authorities. the county has set up locations at the fairgrounds expo hall, as well as other locations throughout t dble capacity by n to nearly 7,000 people a day. that number doesn't include vaccinations performed by private health care providers such as kaiser and sutter health. public health experts say it will be important for all entities to work together to ensure a timely delivery. >> it's important to recognize what happened in the past and
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what failed, and then come up with concrete steps about what we're going to do going forward to ensure we don't make the same mistakes again. >> reporter: although the use of levi's stadium is far from a done deal, proponents say the size of the facility as well as the security of the setup could prove to be beneficial. county leaders say they're also exploring other mass vaccination sites with the hopes of accommodating 10,000 to 20,000 appointments a day in the future. >> we ask for tremendous trust of our residents, and i believe we owe them in return tremendous transparency. >> reporter: many community members hoping for a clearer understanding of their place in line. in the south bay, chris nguyen, abc7 news. and in san francisco, health officials say they intend to open up mass vaccination sites once the city receives more covid-19 vaccine doses. abc7 news reporter melanie woodrow is on that story.
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>> the city says it is followng state guidelines when it comes to vaccination, prioritizing workers in health care settings and nursing facilities. >> rolling out the vaccine is a big deal. and it's complicated. >> reporter: on the skilled nursing facility front, all residents of laguna honda hospital have been offered a first dose. across the city, 13 of the 18 skilled nursing facilities have tou phmacy program for long-term care. the remainder of nursing facilities are expected to be completed this week. city health officials say most san francisco residents will receive the covid-19 vaccine from a private provider. >> when we have sufficient supply of vaccine to meet the need for a mass vaccination site, we expect to have that site up and running. >> reporter: for the uninsured and homeless population, the city is providing community outreach. >> identifying civic facilities across the city, including specifically in neighborhoods with the most highly impacted and vulnerable communities. >> reporter: a massive undertaking to vaccinate a city and create an environment where
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businesses can thrive. >> really, when you think about it, we never knew how good we had it. >> mayor breed also announced relief for small businesses today, including $62 million in grants and loans. in the newsroom, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. california's vaccine distribution backlog seems to be getting worse. according to state data. but there is some good news on the horizon. abc7 news reporter stephanie sierra explains help is on the way. >> this is a huge, huge relief. we don't cry much, but i've had some healthy cries of being grateful. >> reporter: janice wisheroff came to us with a problem. >> we have the students out there ready to work, ready to help. >> reporter: as the interim nursing director for csm, she oversees 100 students who are qualified and ready to help administer vaccines. but over the past four months, she got no answer from both the county and the state. >> i just don't hear back. >> reporter: following our story, that's changing.
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>> that little push got everybody's attention. it got the ball rolling, and i really believe that was very instrumental. and i'm really grateful. >> reporter: nursing students in san mateo county will now be able to help administer vaccines. the plan is to have csm become the next mass vaccination sithe. wisheroff hopes to have 10 to 15 vaccination stations inside the school's auditorium, to allow for at least one thousand doses to be administered per day. >> stephanie sierra. >> i asked the governor yesterday if he would consider it statewide. >> yeah, enthusiastically so. our fire agencies and our nursing schools will be essential and critical. >> reporter: secretary mark ghaly agreed. >> so this is a perfect way to match both that experience as well as a way to support the state. >> reporter: but dr. sharon goldfarb, the president of the california association of associate degree nursing is worried it will be all talk. >> so we want it to be more than
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just a sound bite. yes, we like nursing students. yes, we want to see them helping out. we really want to know the details like how, what, where, when, who. >> we have some additional questions. >> reporter: so we kept pushing the california department of public health. can you slain exactly what your team has been doing to help with this, and will you make it a priority? >> reporter: the state told news an email they are looking into it. meantime, nursing programs at santa rosa junior college and deanza junior college in santa clara county are allowing students to start administering vaccines. we hope the rest of the state will follow suit. san mateo county is expected to review plans for csm's vaccination site on saturday, and if approved it will open next week. in the meantime we will stay on this story until we see results in every bay area county, pushing to get nursing students involved in vaccinations. stephanie sierra, abc7 news. as you know, many california
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health care workers have already been vaccinated, including our abc7 news contributor dr. alok pat patel. he received his second dose of the pfizer vaccine today in san francisco. dr. patel says the process has been well control and seamless, and he feels good enough right afterward to do a little break dancing. a bit later, though, the fatigue set in. >> i feel a little drained, for lack of a better word. one thing i want to make clear, i would not call this an adverse reaction or side effect. this is a normal immune response. my immune system is reacting to antidiesnds is nmal up to make eli' havinri w. he nurse w45pler reactions. thumb's up from dr. patel. abc7 news is monitoring the covid roll-out vaccine in california our vaccine tracker. our vaccine tracker also shows you when you might be able to
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get the vaccine in california. you can find this on our home page of our website, abc7news.com. today's big headline, california has now topped 30,000 coronavirus deaths. 75% of those are people over the age of 65. nearly half of the people who died, 47%, identified as latino. the bay area has fewer than 3200 deaths. that's roughly 10% of the state's hotel number. as you see on this map, we're defining bay area as ten counties, including santa cruz. the combined population of these counties is close to the population of los angeles county, but the impact is very different. with about 3200 total deaths, our region's death rate is approximately 41 per $1,000 people. in comparison, los angeles county has reported nearly 12,000 total deaths. per capita, the death rate in l.a. is 113. state health and human services services dr. mark ghaly said today the statewide rate of new hospitalizations has declined by one thousand people
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per day over the last two days. >> it's not a reduction just in the bay area or the greater sacramento area, but it's also been experienced in san joaquin valley and southern california, which i think is really good and important news for those regions. >> he says it shows the impact of the stay at home orders, and it's also an indication the post christmas surge is so far lower than the post thanksgiving surge. the bay area renal's icu availability rebounded from 0.7% yesterday to 4.7 today. the greater sacramento region is at 9.4%. governor newsom announced today that the region is coming out of the stay-at-home order. the region's projected icu availability exceeds the threshold, which as we've reported to you, is 15%. we could see american history made tek.enimhe twice. coming up, the latest on the developments out of d.c. stemming from last week's attack on the capitol.
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the problems at the edd could be worse than we think. i'm michael finney with that story next on 7 on your side. i'm spencer christian. there are still some sprinkles moving through bay area, and after that comes the warming trend. trend. i'll have the accuweather if there's anything that this year has taught us, it's the things that matter: family. health. that's it. we found help at covered california. now we have a plan we can afford. enrollment ends january 31st. if your dry eye symptoms keep coming back, inflammation in your eye might be to blame. now we have a plan we can afford. looks like a great day for achy, burning eyes over-the-counter eye drops typically work by lubricating your eyes and may provide temporary relief.
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it's hard to explain what depression feels like. but i can tell you what it feels like when someone offers to help. every plan through covered california is comprehensive - with mental health coverage and financial help for people who need it. enrollment ends january 31st. the amount of unemployment money stolen from california taxpayers, you, in 2020 may total more than $8 billion, four times higher than estimated just one month ago. 7 on your side's michael finney is here live to tell us of the people caught in the middle are the unemployed.
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michael, the people who need the money the most. >> absolutely. look, dan, the numbers are staggering. the solution elusive. as we found out, even states credited with cracking down on fraud have had their issues. since the start of the pandemic, we've shared countless stories of struggling californians desperate to get their unemployment benefits. legitimate claimants are being mistaken for scammers. >> there are trained to give me absolutely zero information because i could be potentially a scammer. >> they cut the card off. they didn't even allow me to keep my 19 they had already issued to me on the card. >> yet those who don't deserve the money are getting plenty. bank of america said last month $2 billion have been paid out in fraudulent unemployment claims. but the california business round table says the number is higher. way higher. the state revealed before the pandemic, more than 8% of all
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jobless claims paid 2016 and '19 went to scammers. last year california paid out $106 billion in edd benefits. >> if you take that same number, that puts the total fraud at least $8.5 billion. >> reporter: he blasts the way the state handled the pandemic, saying it didn't do enough to prevent fraud early on. >> we're going shut down businesses, maybe we better ramp up edd right away because the sstem's not ready to handle such a massive influx of unemployment claims. >> he credits the state of pennsylvania for cracking down on fraud early. that state tells 7 on your side it kept in close contact with other states about new fraud methods to prevent them from entering their state. pennsylvania also implemented the id verification system id me. the same one california did in
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october. beyond that, it declined to disclose its anti-fraud methods for security reasons. however, state officials acknowledge pennsylvania's problems mirror california's. >> just when we were i think feeling like we had a handle on it, the fraud epidemic started. >> our sister station in philadelphia tells us its unemployment department, just like our, has also been accused of denying benefits to those who are truly unemployed. meanwhile, california says it's cut the number of fraudulent claims by 30%. dan, that's the silver lining in the cloud that we've been looking at. >> we need a little bit of silver lining. thank you, michael, so much. you've been on this from the very beginning. three members of congress, all house democrats, have recently tested positive for coronavirus. brad schneider of illinois,
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program m pramila jayapal claim republicans for their tests. they were locked down in republican colleagues who refused to wear masks. now jackie speier is leading efforts, calling on the house minority leader to enforce the house's mask requirement and to punish those who don't comply. tonight in a letter to house speaker nancy pelosi, vice president mike pence said he would not invoke the 25th amendment. the house is set to vote on impeachment tomorrow, and at least three republicans have said they will vote in favor. abc news reporter elizabeth schulze has the latest. >> reporter: six days after the deadly assault on the capitol, growing support among house republicans tonight to impeach president trump for the second time. representative liz cheney, the third highest ranking gop member in the house saying in a statement she will vote to impeach trump. cheney writing there has never been a greater betrayal by a president of the united states. the house is expected to vote on impeachment as soon as tomorrow. the charge? inciting violence against the
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president of the united states. the president is still defiant, taking no responsibility for the insurrection. >> people thought that what i said was totally appropctns daye been widely criticized. the fbi is now raising the alarm about more threats, saying armed protests are being planned at all 50 state capitols leading up to inauguration day, january 20th. this as field agents comb through videos, images, and some 45,000 tips to try to track down thousands of the capitol rioters. the justice department securing its first grand jury indictments today against the two suspects. the acting u.s. attorney for d.c. announcing the department has identified 170 individuals who they will accuse in court of committing a crime at the capitol, while 70 people have already been charged. >> we're looking at significant felony cases tied to sedition and conspiracy. just yesterday, our office organized a strike force of very senior national security prosecutors and public corruption prosecutors.
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>> reporter: senate minority leader chuck schumer said anyone who was part of the mob that stormed the capitol should be placed on a tsa no fly list. former senator barbara boxer today confirmed to abc7 news that joe biden's inaugural committee returned a fst report committee rejected boxer's $500 donation after learning she was doing work for a chinese firm which is accused of assisting beijing's mass internment of uighur muslims. boxer spoke by phone with abc7 news anchor kristen sze on abc7 news at 4:00. >> i am no longer working for that company. i am no longer listed as an agent. i made a mistake. i thought i would be helpful and get this company to be embracing human rights laws, and continue to add american jobs. but the outcry was great, and i understand it. >> boxer says the company
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hikvision, which makes security cameras, began operating in the united states in 2006, but it was banned from doing business with u.s. firms absent a government-issued license in 2019. an oakland city council member and two members of the board of directors are blasting the decision not to charge another bart police officer in the killing of oscar grant. the district attorney's office announced yesterday it would not pursue the case against anthony peroni. grant's family asked the d.a. to reexamine the case following a report from bart that said peroni struck grant in the head and kneeled on his neck. >> we're here to demand that justice be served. yesterday's decision by d.a. o'malley to not press charges against officer peroni is more than a disappointment. it is a travesty. >> grant's family members say there is a petition with 50,000 signatures demanding peroni be charged. johannes mehserle was convicted of grant's murder but was
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convicted of involuntary manslaughter. a lot more to come here. if you live in the north bay, you could wake up to rain tomorrow. spencer has details on a light storm copping our way, as well as what to these are real people, not actors, who've got their eczema under control. with less eczema, you can show more skin. so roll up those sleeves. and help heal your skin from within with dupixent. dupixent is the first treatment of its kind that continuously treats moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis, even between flare ups. dupixent is a biologic, and not a cream or steroid. many people taking dupixent saw clear or almost clear skin, and, had significantly less itch. don't use if you're allergic or alto dupixent.kin,
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a little bit of gloom out there today, dan. >> yeah, ama, no question. a little bit, which we respect this time of year. but spencer, it sounds like
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we're soon going get the kind of highs and sunshine they get in phoenix this time of year. >> you're right about that, dan and ama. the gloom is about to leave the bay area. it will be replaced by sunny skies and some real warmth for mid winter. here is a look at live doppler 7. you can see little patches of moisture out to see. we had sprinkles move through this evening, but they're mainly in the central valley. while it's calm and quiet, here is a look at highways going on. the view from the exploratorium camera looking back at the cityscape of san francisco. it's currently 56 degrees here in the city -- well, there. because it's not 56 where i am. upper 50s at oakland, mountain view, san jose. morgan hill at 54 at half moon bay. and looking along the bay bridge fromee the little reflections, the light reflects passing along as the cars drive over the bridge? mid 50s in all of these spots. santa rosa, novato, napa, fairfield. concord and livermore are more in the upper 50s, 57 and 58 degrees.
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here is the view from the rooftop camera looking across the embarcadero. it will be cloudy overnight with patchy morning fog and drizzle. warning trend begins tomorrow,i possible later this week and through the weekend. let's take a look at our high surf advisory. still important to keep in mind that we've got some dangerous surf out there. this is in effect until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow, i beg your pardon, 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. we've got large breakers 20 to 30 feet in height. and there is the risk of dangerous sneaker waves and rip currents. bear in mind. now here is the forecast animation. starting at midnight, at which point we'll see the development of widely scattered light sprinkles well to the north, coming down through the north bay during the early, early morning hours and during the morning commute. but it's all going to fall apart and dissipate by midday, and then we start to dry out and warm up. so let's move along and take a look at overnight conditions. first the rainfall estimates, worth taking a look at, even
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though they don't amount to much. most regions of the bay area will receive no rain at all. in the north bay, 0.02 to 0.03 of rain. low temperatures will be mainly in the mid- to upper 40s. and there will be increasing clouds. again, enough moisture coming through to produce some fog and some light sprinkles up in the north bay. and then tomorrow by afternoon, the sprinkles should have ended. we'll see at least partial clearing, and high temperatures will range from about 60 along the coastline to mid-60s right around the bay shoreline to upper 60s inland. and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. and look at the warming. highs up to about 70 degrees inland by thursday with just a slight dip by a couple of degrees on friday. saturday, sunday, monday, tuesday highs in the low 70s inland. upper 60s to near 70 around the bay shoreline, and low to mid-60s on the coast. it's going to be pretty warm by mid-january standards, dan and
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ama. >> certainly. all right. thank you, spencer. still to come here, a local tech ceo says we need to change our priorities when it comes to distributing the vaccine. we told you about it yesterday, and today we sit down with him virtually with a leader in san francisco to see if his plan can actually be put into practice. i'm wayne freedman in marin county with proportionately the oldest population in the state of california. one in three people are more than 65 years old. how long will it take for
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news reporter luz pena who is a key part of our abc7 news vaccine team. >> reporter: it's a vaccine distribution proposal that has caught the attention of thousands of people. >> we could set up 30 volunteers at each high school parking lot and give vaccines to 10,000 people per day. we could vaccinate the entire country in 30 to 45 days. >> reporter: in the last 24 hours since our friedberg, the governor announced opening levi's stadium, dodgers stadium in los angeles, petco park in san diego and cal expo in sacramento will all become mass vaccination sites. even disneyland is opening its doors to help. what's happening in san francisco? today we're connecting the local dots and setting up a chad between david friedberg and san francisco supervisor matt haney, who is calling for a public hearing to find out what's the strategy in san diego. hi, matt, hi, david. >> hi. >> hi. thanks for having us. >> with an image of the great polio vaccination efforts of the
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early '60s as his backdrop, friedberg asked what many san franciscans had been wondering. >> i still don't get why an emergency declaration doesn't give authority. i know you guys struggle running the city and there are all sorts of policies that i cannot even begin to understand, but what the hell? >> i should be clear. they absolutely have the authority. it is not a question of authority. it's a question of the will to do it. >> reporter: supervisor matt haney says he likes friedberg's idea of vaccinating as many people as possible and setting up vaccination centers across the city. it's been a month since the first person was vaccinated in san francisco. so what's the holdup for the general public? >> our mayor and our director of public health have said that because most people have private insurance, most people should get it through their private providers. but to be clear, this isn't an issue of cost. this is an administration of administration and governance and deployment.
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>> reporter: with 27,000 covid cases reported in san francisco and surging, friedberg had a proposal. >> matt, i just heard david offer to run the dstribution vaccine plan. do you think the city would go for that? >> i'll raise the money. you guys give us the doses. i'll raise the money and bring the people to the table and we'll do it safely and by the law and get things done. >> this is the opportunity the city should not be leaving on the table. and so, yes, i would absolutely love to see that. >> reporter: so at this point -- >> the offer is on the table. >> reporter: in san francisco, luz pena, abc7 news. tonight the department of health andan services is urging states to speed up vaccinations to americans who are 65 years of age and older. how will this affect the county in the bay area with more seniors per capita than any other in california? here is abc7 news reporter wayne freedman in marin. >> reporter: a two-minute wait in traffic. that appears to have been the only bottleneck as marin county
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administered some 800 covid-19 vaccinations to medical workers and first responders. >> they were great in there. it was easy. it was fast. >> five minutes max. it was very, very quick. >> reporter: if there is to be a template for mass vaccinations, what they're doing in marin might be it. >> can i see your driver's license and your id, please? >> we have disneyland-style strategy. so we have people queued up. we have the space inside to make sure that we can have people moving when we want to maintain six feet distance, so everyone stays safe while they're waiting to get vaccinated. >> the line starts right here. >> reporter: everyone who showed today had an appointment. some got out early. and now with the federal government encouraging expedited vaccinations for anyone 65 or older, the county believes it is ready to immunize 2,000 people a day. >> we just have to grow bigger, faster. >> reporter: marin county will but unique in terms of vaccinating seniors. proportionately, it's the largest elder population in the state. roughly one in three people. 75,000.
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kent whitson of sausalito is 74. he figured he might have to wait until march to be vaccinated. probably not now. >> i don't feel like i'm cutting in line. but if i do, i would not want to. >> reporter: depending on how many doses the state ships, marin might begin accepting 75-year-olds by the end of this month. they're likely to be driving through. >> the vision is that you not need to leave your car with the older 75 population, there is more people with disabilities and limited mobility. and having a large walk-through pod is not optical for that population. >> reporter: the county plans to include doctors and drug stores in that process. will it run as smoothly as what we saw today? we may not have to . but i'm not worried. >> reporter: in m of 30 doctors have published an open letter calling for california schools to be reopened by february 1.
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but as matt boone explains, that is being met with pushback from teachers unions. >> we don't have much time. our kids have been out of school for a long time, and they are suffering. >> reporter: dr. jane noble is an emergency medicine director and director of ucsf's covid response. she wrote the letter with the support of 30 other ucsf professionals. her main argument points to data showing mental health impacts, especially to teenagers. >> we need to realize that closing schools has real measurable impact. it's not just we can do this because maybe we'll help the covid numbers. it's harming kids. >> reporter: abc7 news spreshl correspondent alok patel says he agrees we opening should be a priority. >> i think it's a fairy tale for people to think that distance learning works for every kid. because it really comes down to a clear separation between the have and the have-nots. >> reporter: obviously classrooms would look different with universal masking, desks
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spaced apart and windows and doors open. >> somewhere in the 3 to 6 foot range. and keeping windows and doors open so that there is some air turnover and ventilation. if you can do that, then you can operate a school safely. >> reporter: but that's easier said than done says chaz garcia the oakland education union. >> knowing we have classrooms without windows and that their doors open to hallways, not outside. so there is serious risk in those areas. >> reporter: as phase 1a of the vaccinations winds down, teachers may be eligible in the next phase by late january, early february, though sees a february 1 opening as unrealistic. >> at this moment in time, getting back in the in-person instruction does not seem like it will be happening any time soon. >> reporter: matt boone, abc7 news. all airline passengers entering the united states will be required to test negative for covid-19 before boarding their
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planes. the cdc announced today that travelers must test negative within three days of their flights. they will have to provide their lab results to the airlines. the order goes into effect january 26th. the cdc says this will help slow the spread of the virus as people continue to receive the vaccine. it also recommends passengers get tested again three to five days after arrival and isolate for the first week. at this point, we're all pretty much used to wearing masks in public outside our homes. what about inside our homes? it's advice in one california county, so could it happen here too? now more than ever, it's important to keep yourself and your community safe. stay at home. and if you must go out, wear a i just lost my job.
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belly pain, decreased appetite, nausea, diarrhea, and vomiting which can lead to dehydration and may worsen kidney problems. this is what took out power to thousands of people in oakland's montclair district today. a car knocked over a pole on shepherd canyon role this afternoon, causing a transformer fire. firefighters quickly contaed t were in the dark at the peak of the outage. power was restored to pretty much everyone about 30 minutes ago. some of the worst power outages in the montclair neighborhood recently have been for pg&e's
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power and safety shutoffs, but that was not the cause tonight. protecting our health during this coronavirus pandemic means wearing a mask whenever you leave home. and now some californians are being told to wear masks even inside their homes. here is abc7 news reporter leslie brinkley with the story. >> reporter: we've heard the message to mask up when you leave your house, but because of rising covid cases in los angeles county, the message there is now to also mask up at home. >> it will just add a layer of protection while we get through this surge and try to get our case numbers and our transmission way down. >> reporter: the new mask mandate in l.a. county means that essential workers who leave their house to go to work, even those who leave their house to go run errands for their family should when they come back h >> at home too? i think it doesn't work. >> wow. it's sobering. >> i haven't done that at home,
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you know, because we've been very careful and always take extra precautions. >> reporter: health officials aren't asking people to wear masks at home statewide, yet. >> but we also know that a great deal of transmission happens in household transmission. people you live with who go out and live their days. they go to work. they're an essential worker. they become infected. they're asymptomatic, and then they get a high risk family member infected. so the same rules that help protect you in your workplace can also protect you in your household. >> dr. ghaly said science supports the notion that in multigenerational households or crowded living arrangements, wearing a mask at home makes sense. in the east bay, i'm leslie brinkley, abc7 news. first rain, then record high temperatures?
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and i thank him for everything he did for all of us. let's be totally clear. no one will ever replace the great alex trebek, but we can honor him by playing the game he loved. >> trebek died in november from cancer, as you probably know. his final episode aired last friday. abc7 news anchor reggie aqui spoke with jennings today and asked what he thought about his performance? >> doing the show very nerve-racking. and it's a relief today that so many people reacted well. i honestly didn't know, are people ready to see "jeopardy!" without alex? i don't think i am, you know. i really wanted to acknowledge that at the start. he can't fill those shoes. he is a legend. "jeopardy!" is not going to be the same, but it's going to go. and that's okay. it's okay to grieve that. >> jennings is the first of a series of guest hosts until the show decides on a permanent replacement. you can watch "jeopardy!" tonight and every week night at 7:00 right here on abc7 news, about 14 minutes from now, ama. kind of rooting for ken
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jennings. he did a good job last night. >> absolutely. it will be interesting to see who else they have on there. >> true. >> you never know. let's get to our weather with spencer christian. spencer? >> okay, ama and dan. we'll start with d showing moisture passing through the bay area, but not enough to a high surf idespread rainfall. advisory in effect until 3:00 p.m. tomorrow. wave heights are elevated. they could grow quite high. there is still the risk of dangerous sneaker waves and rip currents. bear in mind. on we go to our forecast animation, starting, well, going through the evening hours and stopping in the early morning hours as we see a little wave of light showers beginning to swing down from mendocino county. by mid morning to midday, we'll see the rain ending, at least some partial clearing going into the afternoon hours tomorrow. rainfall totals will be very, very small. maybe 0.01 to 0.03.
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overnight as clouds thicken and the light rain develops in the north bay, overnight lows generally in the mid- to upper 40s. areas of fog as well. morning commuters may encounter some reduced visibility. highs tomorrow mainly in the mid-60s around the bay. upper 60s inland, and the accuweather seven-day forecast shows quite a warming trend, with high temperatures reaching or exceeding 70 degrees inland, beginning later this week. dan and ama? >> okay. thanks, spencer, very much. sports director larry beil is here with what's going on with the nba. larry? >> there is a lot going on, ama and dan. the nba putting new covid rules in effect. and while that takes place, the warriors take the court tonight, down playnight. we'll t tasha, did you know geico could save you hundreds on car insurance and a whole lot more? hmm. so what are you waiting for? hip hop group tag team to help you plan dessert? ♪ french vanilla! rocky road! ♪ ♪ chocolate, peanut butter, cookie dough! ♪ ♪ scoop! there it is! ♪
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now abc sports with larry beil. >> good evening. concerned about rising covid cases cancelling games, the nba has issued new stricter protocols. basically, the idea is if you're a player or coach, you can go to the arena, then you go home, arena, home. or if you're on the road, hotel then back, and that's the loop. and no guests in the hotel room. so the instagram model better be your wife if she is along. warriors playing the pacers tonight without forward eric paschall. it's not clear if paschall actually tested positive for covid-19 or if he is considered a close contact of somebody who
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has the virus. and it's really unknown at this point how long he is going thiss a contact tracing situation. the second year man has become an important part of the unit, averaging 12 points per game. coach steve kerr is hoping he'll be back soon. >> our team has been pretty good about following protocol. but it makes sense to tighten things up. and it's just a good reminder to all of us that we've got to be very safe and careful with what we do. the nba is not joking around about this stuff. the league is reviewing videos on social media of nets star kyrie irving who was maxless at what appeared to be a family birthday party. irving has been out for the past few games for what is described as personal reasons, and he is not expected to pay at all this week. fines and suspensions could be levied by the league. >> there has been communication, but i think that's all in-house.
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we keep that to ourselves. we try to figure out, you know, our home front privately. back to the warriors now, where top draft pick james wiseman looks more and more like the potential superstar the warriors were hoping when they drafted him. and he is only 19 years old. the future is incredible for this kid. earlier today, wiseman revealedb area, and this will be an extended stay for her. she has actually attended a couple of his games in person this season, and wiseman says it's been that extra motivation seeing her in the stands. >> yeah, this is our second game. so she been there for two games. right now so i seen her the first time i think at the end of the first quarter. and i got so happy, i became even more motived to play, you know. so it was most definitely fun. and just seeing her there put a smile on my face. i was very excited for that. >> you forget he is a teenager. he is 19 years old. there is mom. this is awesome.
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green bay packers star aaron rodgers, he already has a pretty good day job, i think we'd all agree. his next gig could be a lot more challenging, as in name the nfl kwh quarterback who will guest host "jeopardy!." he'll be the guest host has the show use as series of interim hosts. roger has won on celebrity "jeopardy!" back in 2015. >> man, the show has been so special to me over the years. it's been a staple at my house here in green bay for the last 16 years. 6:00, watching alex and trying to get as many questions as i can. when the opportunity came up in 2015, that was a dream come true. it really was. to be on that, to get to meet alex was just such a special moment. and we all obviously are sad about his passing. >> rodgers and the packers, they do have more immediate concerns that is beating the rams in the
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play-offs on saturday. could you imagine aaron rodgers still has a few years left to play in the nfl, but if they actually offered him the job as the host of "jeopardy!"? i mean, here he is. he's young. he's talent. he is worth $100 million. would you like this too? super rich, super handsome. i can't stand those guys! >> i know. >> any way, we'll see how it works out. one more nfl note. robert sallow, the 49ers defensive coordinator very much a hot commodity. the philadelphia eagles who just let their head coach go put in a request to interview saul. there are seven head coaching vacancies and the expectation is salah is so highly regarded in the league he is likely to get one of those head coaching jobs. we'll see how it shakes out, but he'll probably interview in philly. >> all right. thank you so much, larry. >> maybe aaron rodgers can get that job too. coming up tonight. >> why not. >> at 8:00, watch "captain
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america: the winter soldier." don't miss abc7 news at 11:00. >> talk over peaching president trump has heated up over the past 24 hours. but how do constitutional law experts look at this, and what do they foresee happening in the next seven days? i'll break all of that down tonight at 11:00. and throwing a much needed lifeline to small businesses in san francisco. details about a new relief plan for those hit the harded. stay with us for "jimmy kimmel live!" at 11:35. that is going to do it for this edition of abc7 news. look for news any time on the abc7 news app. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. for spencer christian, larry beil, all of us, we appreciate your time. hope you have a n tig
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