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ask your doctor about jardiance. building a better bay area for a safe and secure future, this is abc7 news. >> being able to go out there and see my teammates and play with them is exciting. exciting. governor newsom announced a plan to restart youth sports. football, baseball, softball, soccer are among sports allowed to begin competition next week. good morning, everybody. it is saturday, february 20th. i am liz kreutz. thank you for joining us. we'll have much more on new rules for young athletes across the state. first as always, a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. it was a wet start to the morning, kind of moved on. >> you're right, liz. now winds are replacing fast moving cold front as we look at live doppler 7. all of the clouds in the south bay as the front continues to exit.
here's emeryville. numbers are in and around the mid 40s in the inland valleys, 49 in san francisco, 50 in mountain view. as we look to the east bay, this is walnut creek. you can see the clouds there, it is in the low 50s for concorde, 54 in knnovato. going through the rest of the af , call it partly cloudy. good deal of sunshine. mid-50s at the coast. upper 50s to near 60 in warmest locations. getting to sunset, winds dial back. we have winds to contend with, we will track them in a few minutes. >> lisa, thank you. some high school sports allowed to resume play in california as we mentioned, but there's one big requirement, a county must have a covid case rate below 14 per 100,000 residents. that includes most of the bay area, except for sol and oh and contra costa counties.
we spoke with a coach about returning to the field. >> it has been a year since she scored a goal with high school teammates. >> high school sports ban was lifted on some outdoor sports, extra protocols in place. >> outdoor youth sports done safely is not a threat to the community. >> you kind of know that i will get to have that portion of my senior year soccer wise, being able to practice with girls i have been playing with the last few years is exciting. >> she has been playing club soccer and made the varsity team as a freshman, sending recruitment bills, losing senior year due to the pandemic means potentially lost opportunities for being recruited to play in college. >> for me personally, playing soccer is a big influence where i go, it has been a big part of
my life so long. >> her father sitting by her side said it is tough to watch her miss out on the final year of high school play after dedicating her life to the beautiful game. >> you get knocked down, you get back up. the challenges and adversity life throws at you makes you a stronger person. >> the season starts in two weeks. the family wants to know when safety protocols are in place before giving her the green light. she remains optimistic. >> able to go out, see teammates, play with them is exciting. >> parents and students of one san francisco elementary school held a protest calling for schools to reopen campuses. part of a series of zoom in mornings, where they gather in front of locked school sites or in nearby parks. organizers say it sends the message they're ready to learn at school together. you can see at least a dozen students and parents braved the cold and light rain yesterday. >> the goal bringing everybody out is to show what kids are
going through, that zoom school has been so hard for them, they're willing to come out in the rain to show what's going on, to show people that don't know, that aren't aware how hard this has been on them, but they want to come out and be with peers. >> so far, there's no day for return to in person learning for san francisco public schools. if you're 65 and up and live in san francisco, you can walk in for a covid-19 vaccine. this was shared on twitter. you can drop in to get a shot 9:00 to 3:00 at sf general hospital. this will be available until tuesday. starting tuesday, ride free going to or from a covid vaccination site. part of the city's effort to ket as veenlt asvaccine. that's something to keep in mind as well. meantime, oakland teachers and staff got their covid vaccines in the first mobile fema vaccine site.
governor newsom visited the site yesterday as he and other state leaders push to resume in person learning by spring. the superintendent of oakland unified says this is one of many things needed to make that happen. >> it is the intent, it is the priority for us to open our schools as safely as possible and having vaccination and access to vaccination is a critical component. >> other teachers in the county will continue to be vaccinated at the oakland coliseum. governor newsom said he would set aside 10% of the state's next allocation of vaccine for teachers. today is the last day to get your vaccine shot drive through style at the alameda fairgrounds. it opened the first time this week, running wednesday to saturday i pleasanton. the site is split into lanes based on how you signed up, either through your health care provider or the county website. keep in mind, appointments are
required. it is open for alameda county residents only, open from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. take a look at this winter weather slamming parts of the country. now delaying vaccine shipments into california. ice and snow disrupting operations at major fedex and ups hubs. fedex is rerouting deliveries through a sorting hub to speed things up. some bay area counties had to cancel or reschedule hundreds of vaccination appointments. >> we did hear from one of our pharmacy partners that they had to cancel about 500 vaccine doses because the vaccine couldn't come through and we didn't have extra to give them. >> contra costa, santa clara, napa counties are all facing disruptions. berkeley officials are missing a bunch of vaccines. san francisco said the supply is inconsistent and limited. new developments, pfizer says the covid-19 vaccine can be
stored in regular lab freezers instead of ultra cold freezers . in addition, a new study finds a single dose of vaccine is 85% effective. >> reporter: in the freezer are the last 390 pfizer covid-19 vaccines in marine county. the man making sure the freezers don't break, rudy kahne. >> the vaccine is obviously precious, we have two freezers, a primary which has vaccine and then a backup in case something goes wrong. >> reporter: if the pfizer request is approved, it would mean the vaccine could be transported to more places without the need of the specialized freezers. the administrative director of pharmacy services believes this temperature change will expedite
the distribution process. could this have a negative impact on vaccine efficacy? >> not negative impact. >> reporter: it does shorten shelf life. >> historically with those low temperatures, as long as six months standard freezer environment. >> reporter: a new study found one shot of the pfizer vaccine is 85% effective at preventing symptomatic covid-19. >> since shelf life is going to decrease, do you predict counties will go through the first batch of pfizer doses as soon as possible rather than storing them for people who are waiting for the second dose? >> theoretically possible. i believe with our current state of vaccination efforts in california we really are trying to exhaust vaccines as fast as we can. >> reporter: and hope to increase vaccine supply, president biden visited pfizer's assembly line in michigan where the company is promising to produce batches in half the time
from 110 days down to 60 days. in san francisco, abc7 news. >> interesting report. the entire board of trustees resigned. members were caught on video making disparaging comments about parents before a virtual board meeting wednesday. early yesterday, the board president resigned and late last night, district superintendent sent a letter saying the three remaining members resigned as well. happening today, a drive through food distribution site in the north bay to get extra help to those that need it. volunteers with sonoma black forum will be packing groceries and personal care items into cars starting at 10:00 a.m. today. less than an hour from now. families struggling from the pandemic can drive up to the south end of santa rosa high school on mendocino avenue. it runs until noon.
let's check the weather now. dry, although when we drove in, we had rain. >> there are rain drops around sfo, san jose. is it going to be sunny, cloudy, are we going to be dry? i have the answers next. >> thank you, lisa. the latest in the battle between the warriors and city of oakland over oracle arena. why the warriors are paying over a million dollars. alcohol sales have been soaring since lockdown began last spring. i am kate larson. coming up, how
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welcome back. details in the recalling of gavin newsom. so far 668,000 valid signatures have been submitted. 1.49 million are needed to trigger a recall election. the recall campaign says they're hoping to gather a total of 2 million signatures to cross the threshold and makeup for invali. they say they have a total of 1.7 million so far and the deadline to submit is a month away, march 17th. maybe you're wondering how a recall works in california
anyway. instead of going down a google rabbit hole, watch my explanation on the recall process now on our apps for connected tv devices, roku, apple tv, amazon fire, android tv. search for abc7 bay area. new developments in golden state warriors' battle in oakland over oracle arena. according to media partner, the team agrees to payback 1.2 million in legal fees to attorneys for oakland and alameda county. late last year, state supreme court ruled the warriors had to payback debt owed for the arena whea med to san francisco. they owe the city and county less than $50 million. and oral health. as the pandemic drags on, so does alcohol consumption. a year later, effects are manifesting in hospitals across the country. abc7 news reporter spoke to a liver specialist seeing more
sick patients. >> reporter: according to american medical association report, there was a 54% increase in alcohol sales across the u.s. in march, 2020, when lockdown began. since then, booze ses continued to boom. >> we're looking at 45% increase. >> reporter: scott jeffrey, a beer byron in san francisco doesn't think that equates to people drinking 45% more, it is that bars and restaurants have been closed, so instead people drink at home. >> some resort to unhealthy methods of coping. >> instead of going out to bars until 2:00 in the morning, i'll just drink every night at my house. >> you don't feel like you're overdoing it? >> i mean, yeah, that's a good question. >> it is hard to fault people seeking an outlet during the pandemic. a year later, there are deeply troubling health impacts starting to come to light. >> more and more seeing young people, young as 20, come in with cirrhosis of the liver from
alcohol. young adults, women, ethnic minorities. these are the groups who've had the most stress and burden from the pandemic. >> dr. brian lee is a help toll gist and liver transplant specialist. he contributed to kaiser family foundation study that says across the country there's a 30 to 50% increase in hospitalizations due to alcohol associated liver disease, most of which is cirrhosis, end stage liver scarring. >> liver disease can happen at one drink per day for women, two drinks per day for men. people with cirrhosis on average have life expectancy of five years. >> he says most people with cirrhosis don't have symptoms. the only treatments are to quit drinking and liver transplant. kate larson, abc7 news. california business owners can access the latest covid-19 safety regulations the california labor agency created a one stop portal where
employees can pull updated information from state, county, and city sources. you just have to answer a series of questions about their business. they'll receive customized information on disinfecting tools, social distancing guidelines, how to safely reopen. >> we hope this is useful for small business in particular without full hr departments or outside counsel. we understand there may be understandable anxiety over wanting to make sure they're doing everything correctly. >> we posted a link to the online portal on abc7news.com. now, a new 24 hour safe parking site opened in palo alto. it is designed to have resources for people living in cars. it is leased from santa clara and run by a nonprofit. can house 12 cars or rvs. they say the city has seen significant increase of people living in cars in recent years. similar lots have been set up in
mountain view. state parking program gives people access to case management resources and amenities like showers and restrooms. president biden jr. has ordered federal disaster assistance to help state and local recovery efforts in the area of texas effected by severe winter storms. texans will get a bit of warm relief from the historic and deadly freeze. electricity is slowly starting to come back on. at last check, 85,000 people are still withoutny more are struggd basic drinking water. texas' elected leaders are facing nonstop questions about how the power grid failed and who is to blame. >> it became a problem this week. we believe we haven't had a problem except for rolling -- >> in 2011 you were warned by federal regulators.
that was incorrect to say it only became a problem this week is not correct, sir. >> a weak cold front is expected tomorrow night, but that should only bring minimal impacts. lisa, i am feeling for so many people in texas, a tough situation. >> unbelievable to see that. the good news, 1:00 now. 50 degrees in houston, while it is 38 in dallas. we're definitely getting above freezing and the forecast looks good for warmer weather there, more spring-like weather for those folks to try to handle all of the horrible things that have been going on and thaw out. we look live from the visible picture, you can see clouds in the south bay, peninsula, and north bay, we have more clearing but the wind is an issue. live doppler 7, snowflakes left over in the sierra, a few areas of mist and drizzle from sfo down to the south bay. but that's winding down. here is san rafael. good morning. 50 in san francisco, 52 in mountain view, 50 in san jose
and half moon bay. you may have heard rain last night, but it moved through quick, from a couple hundredths to a quarter inch in spots. here's the east bay. 52 in napa and concord. talking about the winds at the surface, wait until you see the upper elevations. 26 miles per hour wind gusts, half moon bay is breezy. thee win these winds are moving into the east bay. you go to height, you'll feel it, get good resistance biking . 50 meserour winds in mount diablo. a look at the sea lions here from pier 39. da warmup by 6 degrees starts tomorrow. we're going to see 70s arrive in inland valleys monday a tuesday. here's what to kpmt in the next
hour at the coast. over 40 miles per hour from point reyes. gusty at the coast, breezy, inland valleys, over 20 miles per hour winds. it is 4:00, still breezy. you have to wait until sunset about 5:54, then we'll get winds slowly easing up. a couple of inches, that's what we picked up in the mountains since midnight. not too bad. anywhere from three to five inches. and winter weather advisory expires in the next hour. tomorrow we'll see mid to upper 60s, lots of sunshine. same forecast for monday. remember, this is the last week of lo 7 o the.esday, even whez around the bay, gusty winds at the coast and upper elevations. 55 half moon bay, 62 in oakland, 60 in san jose. the accuweather seven-day
forecast, on the cool side today, breezy. warming ginbegins the second ha of the weekend. monday, tuesday, cooling off the second half of the week. and we get march in here, liz, and so far the trend continues for not much excitement in the rain department. you can recreate the magic of disney in your home, guided by disney imagineers. you'll learn to build your own r 2 droid. >> in matthew jameson. i am an imagineer. my title is creative director. most of my projects are in tokyo. my latest project is brand new expansion called fantasy springs. for today, i have a brand new video for you. i'm going to show you how to make this awesome soap bubble droid, that's what i am calling it.
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promise. >> to help other people at all times. >> you keep that promise. when you set a goal. >> keep myself physically strong, mentally awake. >> scouts learn those values from the beginning, if they're perseverent, they prove it. >> it means being a leader and being driven. >> it was definitely hard. did it nearly all together. >> they're all freshly minted eagle scouts. >> this one is doing well. >> and it is causing erosion into the creek. >> yes, we said eagle scouts, three of four from this troop, trail blazers in every way. becoming an eagle scout is not easy. 5% of scouts earn that honor. yet in 111 years, there have never been women. 900 acrossheoury this year. >> it says that scouting is becoming aligning with the times, you know, inclusion.
>> where most young men take five or six years to become eagle scouts, rules changed so late, these women only had two. they did it in a third of the time. showed us some projects. >> one that got buried a little bit. >> a hillside that will blossom with wild flowers. a trail that had been eroding with new fencing to reroute traffic. >> how did you learn to build a fence? >> you just have to dig the post holes. >> just dig in. a lesson learned by three of the gender should be irrelevant from now on. against all odds, they set that goal, they made history. a promise is a promise. >> you're not boasting about that? >> i'm pretty excited. >> wayne freedman, abc7 news. >> love that girl power. excited for them. congrats. still to come on abc7 mornings, vaccine delays, winter weather slowing distribution across the country.
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good morning again, everybody. thank you for joining us. we're starting this half hour with another look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> hey, liz, good morning to you. hi, everyone. a beautiful look from east bay hills camera. we can see cumulus clouds and sun shining. 50 in san francisco, 55 in oakland, 52 in mountain view, 50 in san jose and morgan hill, 46. we have a winter weather advisory the next hour. we picked up a couple inches of snow. santa rosa up to 50. livermore at 50.
upper elevations will get gusty winds today. elsewhere feels cooler. upper 50s to near 60 with northwesterly winds. it will be climbing through the low 60s about 3:00, but that should do it for us for the warming. more warmth under second half of the weekend. winds subside this evening. we will put it together in the full forecast in a few minutes. >> thank you. this morning, frozen icy weather is effecting the speed of vaccination efforts. alex brochette is in washington. >> reporter: this morning, the u.s. closing in on a half million covid-19 deaths. many states are struggling with the biggest weapon against the virus, vaccinations. winter weather wreaking havoc on distribution efforts. the white house says 6 million doses delayed, impacting all 50 states and ant backlog doses will be delivered within
the next week. for this 71-year-old in washington, frustration is an understatement. >> it is a nightmare. >> reporter: she secured a va earlier this week and then it cancelled. >> worked so hard, takes awhile it is really tough when you're told well, you're going to start over again. >> reporter: in los angeles, cars bumper-to-bumper outside dodgers stadium. nearly 12,500 vaccine hopefuls striking out, their doses delayed. >> i am 66 years old, i have two young kids at home. this is super important to me. >> reporter: president biden traveled to kalamazoo touring a pfizer facility. starting next week, new assembly lines will be able to produce 700,000 doses per hour. pfizer saying its vachich below zero can now be scored in regular freezers for up to two
weeks. new admissions declined. president biden won't commit a date when the crisis will end. >> i believe we'll be approaching normalcy by the end of this year and god willing this christmas will be different than last. but i can't make that commitment to you. >> reporter: yesterday, he pledged $4 billion to help vaccine efforts in countries around the world. the white house coronavirus task force is pushing the timeline back for elementary school students until after january, 2022. based on when research trials for children are expected to finish up. a small astra-zeneca trial involving 300 kids in the uk as young as six years old is just beginning. pfizer, moderna, johnson & johnson are expected to start trials for the younger group in the spring. some parents are worried about vaccine safety. >> to me, i believe they came up with this method of vaccine too soon.
i am just not a believer. >> uncomfortable having them going to school, but definitely would be interested in getting them vaccinated as soon as it is available. >> some doctors say immunizing children may be important for herd immunity, it shouldn't be prerequisite for returning to happening today, a fundraiser for good, good eats that bridges divides between the black and asian communities. participants learn to make chinese dumplings. an organizers said it was inspired by feelings of helplessness and anger over recent attacks in chinatown. >> this is to create an environment in which we are fueled by the anger we all felt because of the attacks and increased racism and tension between two communities. but put it into a place we all share a space together in the spirit of unity, cooking together and eating together.
>> dumplings for unity will include discussions of lunar new year and black history month. with no in person chinese new year parade, they're moving to different forms of fun. san francisco is putting together a parade special. find details on facebook.com/chinese parade. once again this weekend, check out one of the parade floats at pier 27. a new photo book called chinatown pretty, see he can electric styles of seniors across the u.s. and canada. we talked to the authors to find out more. >> chinatown pretty is a term we coined used to describe the eclectic, interesting street styles among the seniors. >> it is about joy and surprise and color and patterns.
>> i have my book, too. >> yay! >> give me an idea of what this book is about in a nutshell. >> yes, chinatown pretty is a celebration of seniors in chinatown and their street style. >> we started the project around 2014. we set out to understand, you know, where did they get the amazing shoes, what do they do on a day-to-day basis. >> we interviewed them about their life stories and about their outfit. >> were these planned outfits or were they just kind of everyday wear for them? >> i think we learned function informs everything first. so keeping warm, means a puffy jacket or two or three, sometimes a hat. a lot of people are leaving in clothes they brought from hong kong combined with clothes they made at seam stresses combined with hats from grandkids which made for the patch work called
chinatown pretty. >> there were some people, others that stood out to you, ones that warmed your heart or elicited a very emotional response? >> yeah. there's the tailor in new york. the outfit wasn't loud, neither was he. when we looked closer, he had sewn half inch extensions on sleeves, or two caps, meshed them together to make it warmer, more customized to his liking. he said one day the sun will set on you, one day you'll grow old too. thank you for taking time to speak to seniors. you'll be in my shoes someday soon. >> one of the most special people we met was dorothy. she was born and bred in chinatown. came to one of the art shows, has become our friend. a big inspiration not only in fashion but as an activist. >> i love polka dot. i met her on the street, she was wearing pot holders and a rice bag. i was like what is this, and she
started telling me about it. she was very forthcoming, so cool. just totally not what i expected. her history is pretty amazing. >> do you think the seniors can teach us about style? >> i think one of the biggest take aways is not to care as much. that was something andrea said once, i kind of learned to kind of let go, wear what i want, even if it doesn't match exactly. for me i wore all black throughout my 20s. now i'm like you, i have a colorful closet. i kind of have a rainbow and patterns. did grandma wear this? if the answer is yes, i would likely wear it too. >> we getuay abt age,aybe yo with grandparents that see their grandparents in the book. literally it is sometimes their
grandparents and they message us. they're like i'm in tears thinking about my grandparents, missing them, or because you honored them in such a way. that actually was a bit surprising that we could -- that this would touch people in that way. yeah. i think shows how our generation and culture is for stories about ourselves and an older generation. >> what a cool story. check out abc's brand new localish.com, all on facebook and instagram. still ahead on abc7 mornings, getting a look at the first pictures of mars from nasa's perseverance rover. > a live look outside. sun is up. 9:39 this saturday morning.
get both, only at jack in the box. welcome back. happening now, popular pokemon go is hosting a big event. trainers face the chance to catch them during the global event. all 150 original pokemon can be caught within 12 hours today. tickets can be purchased for more bonuses, the event is open and free to everyone. the game held a contest for some lucky players to be in game characters. the event got under way 30 minutes ago at 9:00 a.m. people were getting so lost, they were falling into ditches. you have to be careful playing that game. >> that wasn't my thing. a lot of people enjoyed it. 53 degrees. you can see the flag blowing. northwesterly winds in the city now. up to 17 miles per hour.
we go to 58 today. not everyone will see the gusty winds. i will tell you where, how strong they'll be, and a look at the rest of the weekend and week next. >> thank you. the warriors try to win a third straight in the see saw game. larry beil shows us who had the larry beil shows us who had the larry beil shows us who had the ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
titles at major tournaments to start her career in 30 years. osaka was born in japan, moved to the united states with her family when three. meantime, the warriors back in action later today against the charlotte hornets. tipoff is at 5:00 p.m. last night, they began a road trip in orlando. here is larry beil with highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. seven times this season the warriors had a chance to win three in a row. seven times they failed, including last night in orlando. starting a four game road trip, warriors a start. steph curry, drive, foul. seated dance. that ties it up. monster gic led by 13 at the break, extend it to 17. oubre was play.
the warriors take a one point lead. 89-88. build it to a 13 point cushion to see the magic close with a 15-2 run. terence ross makes it a five point lead. last gasp for golden state. look at steph. he had 29. made it a one point game. rough shooting, steph going for the tie. magic played tremendous defse warriors lose 124-120, failing again to win three in a row. they're in charlotte tonight. stanford women hosting arizona state. lexi hall, the hustle, the hoop, plus the foul. kiana williams going right to the rack. anna wilson, haleigh jones, stanford, they win big.
80-41. calorie mains spring training for mess a. thir back from hip surgery. he says his platinum glove star looks good. >> he is eager, more trying to hold him back than get him ready. if we get into games, dh him longer, take the lead from training staff, but i don't see anything that would suggest, at least at this point, i am seeing anything different than i normally do. nhl series in tahoe, and the views are amazing. san jose sharks are the closest team to tahoe, not invited. vegas and colorado play today. flyers and bruins sunday. no fans allowed. what a venue in tahoe for hockey. that's a wrap on morning sports.
have a great weekend. i am larry beil. >> it would be nice to be in tahoe, lisa. it is pretty too. it is. there's not only some sun but a few flakes of snow leftover. we'll show you this amazing shot in a moment. as we look at visible imagery, you can see clouds from east bay and south bay. it will take towards afternoon that we completely dry out. there still are random sprinkles out there, certainly some wind. you see from the sierra, nevada to south bay, this is where we have just a little moisture out there. and live look. this is downtown where temperatures are on the cool side and it is breezy. if you want a warmer day, wait iansc 55e at 50, as well as half moon bay. golden gate bridge, shaky camera here. temperatures at the coast are only in the mid-50s, winds gusting sometimes at 40 miles
per hour. 50 in santa rosa, 54 in novato. 50 in livermore. here's a look at the winds along the coast, anywhere from 13 miles per hour to 23 miles per hour, half moon bay. you can see some landing problems at sfo with winds gusting over 30 miles per hour. over into the east bay, breezy through the afternoon. not as windy as in upper elevations and at the coast. you can see 36 miles per hour wind gusts, mount diablo. this is the perfect picture of lake tahoe. no filter needed. natural beauty here. gorgeous. temperatures are around freezing. back home, partly cloudy this morning. sunny, gusty winds in upper elevations and hills. looking for warmer weather by about six degrees tomorrow pretty much everywhere except the coast, even warmer with 70s for monday and tuesday. 10:00, look point
it is gusty at the coast. 3:00, 4:00, it is bre keephat in mind. you need the jacket by tonight. a cold night because winds back off. as we look at parts of the east bay, today, low 60s. should see about 60 tomorrow, up to 69, 71 on monday. how about 75 tuesday. we get slightly cooler, and unfortunately we stay dry through the rest of the week, the rest of the month, and who knows what march will bring. but it is way too late to catch up in terms of rainfall. we'll have a cool and breezy afternoon with mid-50s, half moon bay, upper 50s downtown. 62 in oakland. 60 in san jose. the accuweather seven-day forecast, the winds with us today, adding to a bit of a chill. warming begins tomorrow, more like spring on monday and tuesday. cooler wednesday. the winds are going to be a factor above a thousand feet later in the week.
we will watch that for you, we cool down a bit friday. you had to be an early reiser to g get that rain. wasn't much. a couple hundredths to bouabout tenth. >> i saw it too. but it is gone. thanks. new this morning, getting a first look at out of this world images from mars, courtesy of perseverance rover. the team at nasa sharing the first pictures of the red planet. >> reporter: this morning, dramatic new images from mars like we have never seen before. the rover perseverance sending back high definition color photos from the red planet. this one taken as it was about to land on mars. the most advanced robot sent into space hanging from its jet pack. >> you can see the dust kicked up by the rover's engines. we're probably two meters or so above the surface of mars. >> reporter: this is from a camera under perseverance,
showing the horizon. perseverance has 23 cameras on board. the rover surviving the seven minutes of terror as it entered mars atmosphere thursday. successfully landing shi -- ancient dried up lake. it should allow us to hear sounds from the surface of mars. then another ambitious project, perseverance will unleash the first ever helicopter to fly on mars. ingenuity. >> this is that helicopter. this is the first ever helicopter to fly on another planet. it is just four pounds. >> reporter: images capture an extraordinary effort to search for signs of ancient life. from nasa's jet propulsion lab in pasadena. >> very cool and exciting. next, a virtual celebration
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this commercial is now over. logo. three. no nonsense. just common sense. welcome back. happening today, lunar new year is like no other in the year of the ox. lucky traditions are changing shape. oakland museum of california is continuing a series of virtual events this year. you and the family can make your own lunar new year red envelopes and zodiac animal masks. head to oakland museum website. they have a link to the video. let's get a final check of the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. good morning, lisa. >> good morning, liz. those red envelopes have money in it, right? good morning, everybody. upper elevations gusting to 32 miles per hour at the airport. be careful if out and about with 20 to near 40 miles per hour winds from tam to diablo. it will be a lot of resistance
california, no rain at all. today is cool and breezy. mid to upper 50s closer to the coast and the city, low 60s, some of the warmest locations. we have northwesterly winds. warmer tomorrow and then by monday and tuesday, we have 70s, cooler second half of the week. >> all right, sounds good. thank you. thanks for joining us on abc7 mornings. i am liz kreutz with lisa argen. abc7 news continues at 4:30 p.m. ahead of nba saturday prime time. nba countdown gets you ready at 5:00 p.m. and then a rematch of the finals last year. that's followed by toyota after the game with larry beil. about 8:00 p.m. lots of sports to watch today. thank you for joining us. have a great day. see you later and back here tomorrow morning.
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