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and members got to jump the line. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan. they terminated several members of their medical staff for their intentional disregard for eligibility requirements. now they're fed up and plan to cancel their membership. >> that's right, dan. so far san francisco, san mateo and alameda counties have completely cut off their supply to one medical. but just hours ago, the city of berkeley and marin county are now joining that list. and some members we spoke to today tell us they want to cut ties too. >> i have elderly parents that are struggling to get vaccine. i don't know. it's just disheartening to hear. >> reporter: andrew levy has been a member with one medical for the past five years. after learning of complaints alleging the concierge practice was allowing ineligible members and employees to jump the line, he is contemplating cuts ties
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with the company. >> my health care provider needs to meet my values. i think it's unfortunate when they try to cheat. >> reporter: another member told the i-team anonymously plenty of people jumped the line five weeks ago at the one medical forum at the embarcadero. >> when i was standing in line at one medical to get my vaccination, there were a number of people younger than 65 to get their shot and they all got their shot that day and they shouldn't have. >> reporter: thousands of doses were allocated to one medical facilities in san francisco, san mateo, alameda and marin counties. in addition to the city of berkeley. each county and berkeley have cut off any further dose allocation. san mateo county canceled their contract with the company after a sustained complaint revealed 70 ineligible people were vaccinated. san francisco is allowing the company to continue administering second doses to prescheduled patients, but the health department has recommended the remaining 1600
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doses be returned. >> everything that happens that delays people who need it the most from getting the vaccine is costing someone their life. >> reporter: one medical that charges $199 for an annual membership says they have a zero tolerance policy for any instance of preferential vaccine treatment. the company told abc news we stand behind our policy that no ineligible employee, members or associates will be intentionally given benefits to jump the line. one medical says they are a place that people are routinely turned away who do not meet eligibility. marin county public health told us they have already removed one medical from their website as a recommended vaccine provider. they are currently investigating the company's distribution process. now san francisco, san mateo, and alameda counties are all doing the same. for the i-team, stephanie
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sierra, abc news. >> let's talk about what happens next. will there be any kind of penalty against one medical? >> at this point we are told from the state, dan, unless formal complaints are filed to the state medical board, it's unlikely we will see anything but vaccine supply cut off. it's possible if complaints continue and are found to be true, fines or further penalties could be next. so we'll see what happens. >> okay. you'll keep us posted. thanks, steph, very much. an advisory committee will meet tomorrow to consider whether the fda should authorize the one-shot johnson & johnson vaccine. stanford medicine infectious disease physician dr. hail hailey gantz spoke with us. >> i am excited, particularly against the severe disease and the variants. i have some questions that i would like to clarify on how they're going continue to monitor immunity. this is a lasting question we all have.
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>> so far more than 75% of vaccine doses delivered to california have been given out. you can check the progress any time on our vaccine tracker. that's available on governor newsom has promised that 10% of the state's vaccine supply will go through k through 12 education workers, and now we know how he plans to make that happen. the state says this will supplement existing county vaccination efforts. up to 75,000 codes will be made available to teachers to schedule an appointment. the oakland coliseum and a site in l.a. will also each hold four vaccine drives for educators over the next two weeks. the state says other factors will be taken into account for prioritization including equity and if teachers are doing in-person instruction. stanford university is making plans to bring juniors and seniors back to campus for the spring quarter starting march 29th. students will be required to wear face cover, social distance and get tested twice a week. and only small gatherings will be aloud. many classes will still be done
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remotely. livermore valley announced today it is planning to send students back to school on march 22nd. elementary school students will attend classes four days a week. middle and high school students two days a week. online classes would continue on other days. now livermore students have not been in the classroom since march 13th of last year. like so many other students. and oakland school board is looking at reopening schools for in-person learning by mid to perhaps late march. it would only be for prekindergarten to fifth grade and high need students. middle and high school students would not return this academic year. the teachers union calls the proposed start date premature. the union insists that not all safety measures are in place to go back. even though we're closing in on a return to school, the isolation is hitting children especially hard. we've learned in the past two weeks two different middle school students in marin county died by suicide. while researchers have yet to link these to the pandemic, it is clear that parents and
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caregivers are grappling with ways to help their kids through these difficult times. abc7 news reporter kris reyes spent all day trying to get some tips and some answers and joins us now live. chris? >> ama, we feel for parents and caregivers who are asking so many questions right now. how do they help their kids? how do they find the right resources? what are the right words to use, and how do they begin these conversations, such tough talks. we put all the questions to two doctors dealing with this issue every day, including one for marin county who is helping put together a suicide prevention plan for his community. as an added resource, we are putting up a crisis hotline on the screen as you watch the story. >> so i often begin with honesty is really important. we think that our children don't know about it, but they actually do. >> being open to what your teens are going through, even if that's really hard to hear.
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>> two doctors on the front lines. they're seeing it daily, families and their children struggling to cope in the pandemic. we ask them for the best advice. >> i would use the expression, somebody who was young, how are you feeling? are you feeling sad? obviously a teenager, be more direct about thinking about suicidal thoughts? because they have the language already. >> a knee-jerk reaction to respond with oh, don't say, that don't be sad. and we actually want to do the opposite. we want the send the message that i'm really happy that you're talking about this with me. you're not alone in this. >> what are the signs that parents and caregivers should be looking for in their children? >> notice a change in behavior. so if your child is pretty vocal, talks a lot, and then you start noticing that they start becoming more silent. >> what do you do if you feel that initial push back from your child? >> so i think just leaving the door open and letting them know it's okay if you don't want to
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talk to me about this right now. i want you to know you can come to me at any time. >> i feel sometimes the hardest thing for parents to do is to begin the conversation. so how you start? >> one nice way that parents can begin a conversation is by modeling how they're feeling. and it's okay as a parent to say "i feel really stressed today." >> it's really important that we as adult caregivers really remain open and also knowledgeable about resources, because when that door is open and your child is willing to talk, it would be good to be armed with information, right. because the worst thing you can say is i don't have to find that out. >> super important tip. i learned today that crisis counselors are on the ground in marin county, helping families cope with losing two young people in recent weeks. dr. africa told me it is so important that there are resources to support communities long after the initial shock of such a tragedy. ama? >> huge tragedy.
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and chris, the doctors you talked to are talking to families daily. so what is the most common thing mental health struggles? >> you know, ama, this really struck me. they're hearing over and over that parents are the most concerned about the long-term effects of the pandemic on their children, and that's why the experts i talked to couldn't stress enough, educate yoursef now even before there is a problem and be prepared to offer support at any moment for a very long time. kris reyes, abc7 news. >> i like that. we got to be ready to go. thank you, kris. on abc7 news at 4:00, we spoke with san francisco clinical psychologist dr. christine garcia. she explained it's not just the pandemic we're dealing with. >> some kids are already having to cope with preexisting mental health issues, and that's okay. but this pandemic and the isolation can intensify it and has for many. >> the important thing to keep in mind. if you or someone you know is
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struggling, go to action to find your ally. we have links to organizations that can help, including hotlines that you can call or text to get in touch with someone. >> please reach out if you need it. and coming up next, join us in our work to build a better bay area. the videos you're going see show the importane of speak up. we have lots of sunny days ahead. but a few gusty ones if your dry eye symptoms keep coming back, inflammation in your eye might be to blame. 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. ha! these drops probably won't touch me. xiidra works differently, targeting inflammation that can cause dry eye disease.
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an objection statue has been repaired and returned to san francisco's union square after it was vandalized earlier this
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month. the statue was one of many that were placed around the city for loun far new year. someone knocked off one of the objection's horns and now it looks good as new. police are still searching for those vandal s. part of building a better bay area is fighting for racial and social justice. abc7 news is seeing video after video of assaults and ugliness out on the streets. it's not always clear that race is a factor, but what is known is that the hate crimes in recent weeks have rocked a community and certainly is leaving them on edge. abc7 news anchor dion lim has been reporting on this issue for months. she's here now with a new push, dion, to get people to report these kinds of crimes. >> exactly. this has been so challenging. and dan, as you know, reporting on these incidents, that is weighing so heavily on my heart. in a 24-hour period, i got about two dozen stories from viewers who say they or perhaps someone they know experienced an attack. many of them aren't being reported out of fear and for cultural reasons, and this is just a small fraction of what's coming to light.
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a woman seen dragged through the streets in oakland in a strong-armed robbery, clinging to her purse. less than five minutes away, another woman is attacked for her bag and her car stolen. in san francisco, a man is knocked to the ground in japantown for his cell phone. he google translated what happened. these are just some of the dozens of incident reports from asian americans i've received from you in recent days. after so many high profile attacks, many are speaking out for the first time, like niha tran, coo of the popular burma superstar restaurant group. >> we felt the need and the obligation and responsibility to use the voice that's been given to us by a previous generation to speak out and say what's happening. >> reporter: this after multiple incidents at their oakland location, including this man who threw a bottle of sanitizer at an employee and another bashing in the front window. while these victims are all asian, it's important to note not all of these crimes are racially motivated.
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many in law enforcement tell me asians just happen to be easy targets for these crimes of opportunity because we're smaller in stature. asian seniors congregate in places like chinatowns, but it's also cultural. >> my parents were just robbed in broad daylight here as well. my dad sitting in his car. he feels helpless and he is screaming. >> reporter: but now that culture is shifting. we've seen throngs of asian americans speak out. celebrities like daniel wu and daniel dae kim offer a $25,000 reward to assist in the arrest of a suspect in this series of attacks on seniors. community members are also raising tens of thousands of dollars for patrols. we saw man pass out hundreds of airbornes in chinatown. the asian pacific planning council is co-founder of the stop hate reporting center which tracked nearly 3,000 hate-fueled incidents across the country in an eight-month period. >> 2800 is really just the tip of the iceberg. >> reporter: she believes of
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those reported, 90% of the incidents don't rise to the level of criminal activity, but still need to be reported. >> we may not take action on every single one of those as a society, but we need to know and understand what's happening. >> reporter: so these incidents don't keep happening. reporting is so very important. niha tran of burma superstar told me he is dedicating $5,000 as a reward to help those victimized by crimes like this. >> it is so eye-opening to hear that you're receiving dozens of tips in a matter of days. it's just infuriating to see what's been happening. so those are the ones we know about. how many do you think actually go unreported? >> that's a great question because there are no statistics on that. but in my experience, the overwhelming majority of the cases i looked into go unreported. i hear so often from children and grandchildren of victims who say they try and encourage their elders to report, but it's not easy. many instead are taking to
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social media, trying to get the word out any way they can. >> at least the word is getting out, dion. thank you so much. a 13-year-old girl says she's had enough of the attacks on asian americans locally and across the country. instead of getting angry about it, she is hoping to spread a message of hope and healing. abc7 news reporter chris nguyen has her story from san mateo county. >> reporter: by day, ashlyn zoe is a middle school student on the peninsula, balancing the world of distance learning with her role as an emerging fashion designer. the 13-year-old has been featured at new york fashion week. you might also remember her from earlier in the pandemic when she channeled her passion for fashion into making stylish masks for health care work owners the frontlines. but lately, something else has been on her mind. >> this is unfair. this is unjust. >> reporter: zoe has been paying attention to the anti-asian violence and rhetoric plagues our community. >> shocking and we're not going to be standing for it.
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>> reporter: instead of standing on the sidelines, zoe is stepping up by organizing a stanford asians rally at san mateo central park, bringing attention to what many say is a much needed movement in these challenging times. >> many people reached out to me to support this cause and to help out the rally, help organize it. and that lets me know that our community is -- is good. >> reporter: her family is also providing guidance however they can. >> open to whatever ideas that she has, and she is serious about it. then okay, we're going go for it, right? we're going do this together. we're going figure this out together. >> reporter: zoe is part of an up and coming generation not only to speak out, but to take action against the wrongs they see in the world. >> it's the creativity of how the next generation makes an impact. >> reporter: community philanthropist jason king is hopeful that others take notice. >> highlighting what are the positive things we can do to make a difference, to make things better. >> reporter: praise for a talented teenager who is using her platform for good. >> we have to speak out.
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>> reporter: in san mateo county, chris nguyen, abc7 news. race and social justice is the key area in which we work to build a better bay area. that's why we have reporter julian glover dedicated to those stories. his contact information is on your screen on twitter and facebook, find him at jewel jan g.@abc7. we're expecting another sunny day tomorrow. but what about the wind? it's been so gusty. spencer tracking wind speeds and
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thanks to public outcry, east bay regional parks is revising its feral cat management program, but so far stopped short of pledging never to kill them. bay area animal rights activists still aren't pleased. it's an issue our i-team first brought to light. laura anthony has today's update. >> oh my god. look who is on my car. >> the i-team first discovered the issue through n december through the eyes of celia, who had been caring and feeding for about 30 feral cats only to discover that a dozen had been shot and killed by east bay regional parks staff after the cats wandered into a nearby marsh. >> how can they shoot these
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beings that some of them were pets. >> reporter: now district staff has is proposing policies to include better coordination with local animal services and rescue organizations, increased efforts to trap and rehome the animals, and greater public outreach to encourage spay and neutering and discourage the abandonment of cats and the feeding of those already on the loose. >> we're hoping to work with our community to help them understand that the cats do need to be relocated away from the sensitive habitat areas. >> while we're pleased that the policy seems to be work with local advocates and to prefer not killing cats, we want to see a pledge that this never happens ever again. >> reporter: the issues seem to be mostly at the district's parks along shorelines. that is where feral cats are more likely to interact with endangered wildlife like rare bird species. even with revised policies, the district reserves the right to
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use lethal means as last resort. >> there is no excuse for shooting cats ever. there is always a humane solution. >> reporter: the district's full board of directors will consider whether to adopt the revised free roaming cat management policy at a later date. laura anthony, abc7 news. >> of course we continue to follow all the developments with that, dan. >> we do. what a story that is. let's shift focus now, bring in spencer christian to talk about the forecast. so windy last night. is that going to continue? >> not tonight, but it's going to come back as we get into the weekend. right now, though, let me give you a look at current wind speeds. at the surface, you can see how much calmer than last night. in san francisco we have a pretty brisk breeze at 21 miles per hour, but we don't have the gusts that we had last night. clear skies over the skyline of san francisco as we look from the exploratorium. 55 degrees in the city. upper 50s in oakland. 59 morgan hill. 50 at half moon bay.
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clear skies over the golden gate and free-flowing traffic. temperature readings in the mid- to upper 50s in santa rosa, novato, concord the warm spot at 64 degrees and 59 at livermore. a lovely view looking across the bay. these are the forecast features. clear skies overnight. it will be chilly inland. the winds coupling down a bit and clear skies. another sunny and mild day will be with us tomorrow, and gusty winds return on saturday. actually, they're going kick in late friday night. but tonight, no strong gusts. clear skies, chilly conditions in the inland valleys where low temperatures will drop into the upper 30s. mainly low to mid-40s around the bay shoreline and a low of 47 here in san francisco. tomorrow look for bright sunny skies. it will be mild today with high temperatures in the mid-60s, generally right around the bay shoreline. inland areas will see highs in the upper 60s to 70 degrees. only upper 50s on the coast. and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. on saturday, gusty winds will kick in once again and a bit cooler than tomorrow.
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temperatures will drop about 4 to 6 degrees in many locations. and then temperatures bounce back up on sunday as the wind begins to calm down a bit. a little cooler on monday. but notice dry conditions all the way through the seven-day forecast period and the skies will become partly cloudy by the end of next week. dan? >> okay, looks good. thank you, spencer. well, the best and biggest tech companies call the bay area home, but being in the same place with the same kind of people doesn't work for everyone. tonight the story of a group that brings together different ideas from different peop
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♪ now to our special series "california dreaming." it takes a closer look at the issues that are threatening the california dream and the people working to keep that dream alive. tonight we look at california's expanding tech industry. >> well, silicon valley may be the epicenter of tech, other tech hubs are popping up around the state, including in the central valley. >> my family in particular is an immigrant family moved here to follow the crops. a family of field laborers.
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and in my own way found my way to the technology industry. ended up in a job that just profoundly changed my life and existence and the opportunity that i saw in front of me. >> and my grandmother came here from mexico. she and my grandfather raised my father very poor in los angeles, east l.a. came home one night, flipped on a commercial, and there was ad for something called the computer learning center. that was what led to my dad becoming a computer programmer which was an inflection in his life and by consequence in my life. the technology industry has historically excluded folks who come from nonwhite ethnic groups, excluded nonstraight individuals, excluded nonmale individuals, and on and on and on. and what that does is it creates barriers to that opportunity for most people. >> and the why we do that and
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the way that we do that, we pay people to learn. that is the heart of what we do. and it is radically different from the way that other institutions go about the idea of workforce development. when you are coming from a story of whether it's systemic poverty or generational disenfranchisement, the things that you can't afford to do are work for free or trade your time for an education that may or may not result in a job. so we match those things together in a way that has really afforded these folks the opportunity for the very first time to spend their time on something that may pay back dividends to them, their families, their communities and generations following. >> i had some trouble with the law when i was younger. it kind of started off in high school, you know, hanging out with the wrong crowd. that's when i started getting introduced to robbing houses. eventually got charged for residential burglary. realizing that hey, the rest of my life is kind of could be over from here on out. and i eventually got bailed out.
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and i got a internship at habitat for humanity. when that ended, that's when stephanie from bitwise called me and hey, we know you're interested in tech. did you want to try this class out? it's free for people who have been previously incarcerated. people who have misdemeanors or felonies. going to that class at first i felt alienated until i realized that everyone else there like me, we're all the same people, all the same stories, you know. >> for me, when i think about the dream, i think about folks who look like me, folks who come from similar backgrounds, folks who are typically from underserved and underrepresented populations having the chance of whatever it is they want to do right here in california. >> i don't think that it is dead. it is not having its best decade, but we can do so much better. and there are now hundreds and evn thousands of folks that have come through our doors that
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are a testament to exactly that. >> i thought after i got my felony, i thought it was over. you feel like a bum more or less. you're stuck. man, it's a beautiful feeling knowing that there are people who care for us out there, giving us a second chance that we all deserve. >> you can stream all of our "california dreaming" stories on demand, including our 30-minute "california dreaming" special. on our abc7 bay area connected tv app. download the free app now on roku, fire tv, android tv and apple tv. we'll be right back. >> so much great content. the recall newsom campaign has collected more than 1.8 million signature, which is more than required. they still need to be verified by the secretary of state's office, though. lieutenant governor said today it's looking likely the recall will qualify, but that governor newsom is still quite popular, and he has been dealt a very
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tough hand. >> i'm also very hopeful that californians will recognize that this is a republican-driven effort built on a fan fantasy t they can slip a republican governor into the bluest state in the country. >> organizers of the recall campaign say the governor is destroying the lives and businesses of hard-working californians. they have until march 17th to turn in signatures. for more on how a recall works, watch our explainer. it's on our connected tv app. this sunday will be the last day on the job for u.s. attorney dave anderson. i spoke with him this afternoon about his tenure as the top federal prosecutor in the bay area, he spent the past two years leading major investigations into drug trafficking, pandemic-related fraud and corruption at san francisco city hall. when i asked him about criticism that chesa boudin is soft on crime, anderson would not pile on. >> street crime, it really concerns a lot of people. can you talk philosophically how we deal with that?
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>> i understand those people who's work is mostly motivated by compassion for offenders, but my compassion flows in greater amounts towards the community, towards those people who are trying to live law-abiding lives. >> dave anderson is leaving office as part of the change in administrations. he was appointed by president trump in 2019. he says he intends to return to private practice. the same technology that helps you track a food delivery order can help firefighters track each other. tonight see how it could save lives in an emergency. >> i just felt honored to be able to represent these incredible women. >> art
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all black history month, abc7 news is highlighting the people who are working to build a better bay area by making black history right now. in west oakland, women who worked tirelessly to uplift the black community are being honored in a big way for the first time. abc7 news anchor kumasi aaron pshows us how. >> i'm drawing this drawing like
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three different times. so by the time i get to the wall, it's almost like it's ingrained in my memory. >> reporter: it's not only what rachel wolf goldsmith is painting on the side of this house that's left a mark, it's who. >> i just felt honored to be able to represent these incredible women. >> reporter: she is painting the first mural to honor the women of the black panther party. >> just getting deeper into the work that they did, it's inspiring me to think about what we can do organizing and fighting for our rights, here in this present day. >> reporter: these are the images most often connected with the black panther party, men in berets and black leather jackets. but it's these photos of women who made up 70% of the party by the early 1970s that inspired the mural. >> they drove the vans. they fed the kids. they printed the paper. they were the editors. they were the teachers. they literally did everything.
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>> jill christina vess never intended to have a mural this big on the side of her house, but after the deaths of george floyd and breonna taylor, she wanted to create something to bring her joy. >> i didn't want to memorialize things that had been done to us. i wanted to find a way to honor what it looks like when we do things for ourselves and we fight for our liberation. >> reporter: this was the result, a mural highlighting the women of the black panther party who provided food, education, health care and more. in local black communities. it will eventually list the more than 300 women by name. >> this mural will be one of three memorials in this neighborhood to honor members of the black panther party. as you can see, it is larger than life. but jill and rachel say it pales in comparison with the women who inspired it. >> i was so touched. >> reporter: erica huggins was a leading member of the black panther party. >> the reason we're doing this is not because men in the black panther party didn't acknowldge us. it's because we live in a world
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that doesn't give a central focus to the intelligence, the brilliance, the imagination of women quite often. so we just wanted to hold that up and i think we are. >> this mural is for the community. and it's for everybody who walks by it. and it's for everybody that can look up at it and say i know exactly what those women did. >> reporter: in west oakland, kumasi aaron, abc7 news. >> what an incredible sight. you can learn more about people, places and events in black history by watching our america hidden stories. the half hour special is streaming on the abc7 bay area connected tv app on apple tv, roku, amazon and android tv. >> that was inspiring. coming up next, spencer gives you a look at the weather for the weekend. stay with us.
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the technology that many of us take for granted like tracking where our food delivery
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person is has only recently been adapted to keep firefighters safe and to allow faster decisions to fight very unpredictable wildland fires. abc7 news reporter david louie shows you how advances in tablets and location tracking are now frontline tools. >> reporter: more so than ever, major wildland fires require mutual aid from units across the state that draws in crews unfamiliar with the terrain and other important logistics. >> trying to figure out where the streets are, what homes are threatened, where your units are. and you're looking at these five different disparate solutions. >> reporter: will pigeon, he helped and develop a technology solution called tablet command, now in use by 170 agencies across north america, including 64 in california. he consolidates the location of individual fire units, maps, and other critical information using tools from san francisco's pub nub that are familiar to consumers. >> consumer applications like doordash or instacart to get our food, those are things that can
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frankly save lives in emergency situations, by giving firefighters real-time access to information. >> reporter: we've all seen the risk and life-threatening conditions firefighters face. incident commanders can see the who is in danger. battalion chief matt barnes with southern marin fire district says he knows firsthand how tablet command can save lives. >> our engine was cut off and needed to rapidly escape. if he wasn't utilizing that technology, it very likely could have been a dramatic tragedy. >> reporter: with the next fire season ahead, tablet command has upgraded that helps share fire location data, even on different platforms or when wireless connections drop. the technology is a leap forward for the fire service that has relied for years on wall map, map book, whiteboards and manual logging. >> they get this ah-ha moment on tablet command. they realize the benefits of being able to see and manage everything. >> reporter: david louie, abc7 news.
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>> all right. let's put some of that weather technology to use now, ama. >> spencer christian is here with the latest because the weekend is on the way. spencer? >> it is indeed. sunny days are on the way as well. let's take a look at what's happening right now. current conditions, clear skies around the bay area. temperature readings have dropped a bit in the last hour or so, mainly in the mid-50s around the bay shoreline. still 60 degrees in inland areas and down to 50 on the coast. and as you look out over the bay from the east bay hills cameras clear skies overnight. another sunny and mild day tomorrow and gusty winds will return on saturday. during the overnight hours, it will be quite chilly in the inland valleys with low temperatures dropping into the mid- to upper 30s in many locations like santa rosa, napa, the inland east bay, right around the bay shoreline, lows to mid-40s. and tomorrow's highs under sunny skies will reach into the upper 60s in the south bay, on the peninsula we'll see highs in the mid-60s, about 64, 65 degrees at
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most location there's. only upper 50s on the coast. tomorrow downtown san francisco will top out at 62 degrees. up in the north bay, we'll see lots of upper 60s. no 70s, but 68 degrees in santa rosa, napa, over in the east bay shoreline, mid 60s from oakland down to fremont. the inland east bay will see some 69, 70-degree readings. pretty mild there. and it will start to get breezy tomorrow night. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. notice dry pattern all the way through the seven days ahead. mainly sunny skies. we won't even see partly cloudy until next thursday. but the wind will be gusty on saturday. bear in mind late tomorrow night into saturday, and maybe even into saturday night. pretty gusty and the winds will start to get tamer on sunday as we have some mild weather on sunday. nice looking weekend. but be prepared for gusty winded on sunday. >> thank you, spencer. over to abc7 sports director larry beil tonight and some hoops. hi, larry. >> talking a lot of hoops on a
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thursday night. could the top-ranked college basketball team in the country fall against santa clara? plus, he is a g league warrior for now, but jordan poole is showing everybody he belongs alongside steph and draymond. sports i
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yes, that was postponed. tomas hertl went into covid protocol. but all tests on the rest of the team have come back negative. so the nhl has given team teal the go ahead to resume practice tomorrow, and the sharks game with st. louis, it is on for saturday. it's unclear how long hertl will be out. he is one of the sharks' best players. so every game he misses is big for a team trying to fight for a play-off spot. jordan poole was not getting much playing time with the warriors, so they sent him to the g league bubble to work on his game. he looks like a different player. poole the leading scorer, leading the santa cruz warriors against memphis in orlando. wasting in time, drains the three to start the game. got a lot more attention for this. throwing it down with authority. he had 26. steph curry saw that and tweeted wow, jp. we got hops like that now? apparently. speaking of steph curry, nico mannion is in the bubble. warriors second round pick from
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steph range here, hoisting and hitting. finished with 12. the c-dubs win. number one gonzaga hosting santa clara. in the kennel, some family members. santa clara massive underdog coming in. they stunned the zags early. santa clara up early 11-2. a two-point game at the half. jalen williams, some two-handed thunder right there. but the country's top ranked team would pull away late. cory kisper. gonzaga a winner 89-75. the zags improve to 23-0. some nfl news. russell wilson has driven the 49ers crazy for years, but maybe not for much longer. the seahawks qb might be traded. there is growing friction in seattle between wilson and the organization. he wants some changes to the offense, and also a lot better protection. wilson isn't quite demanding a trade, but he did provide a list of other teams that he would be
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willing to play for. among them, raiders. raider nation. cowboys, saints and bears. now a trade is unlikely, but you never know. a's pitcher shawn manias sees himself as a nice guy. he says it's time to get nasty, at least when he is on the mound. trying to build more confidence, jesus, mike fiers, and chris bassett, the a's may have a very nasty rotation. >> as far as this rotation, it's crazy. i think if we all can stay healthy and pitch to our potential, we're definitely one of the best rotations in major league baseball. i think each of us brings something to the table, and we've got some young studs.
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>> shawn's got the pandemic hair going there. giants going to play their spring training opener sunday. scottsdale stadium will be open for about a thousand fans. after opting out last season, buster posey back behind the plate. manager gabe kapler linebackers what he sees so far. >> buster is in good shape. really engaged behind the plate. bullpen sessions leading our pitchers. all of our catchers look up to him for good reason. and just positives all around for buster so far. >> baseball season just around the corner. i want to go back to the russell wilson story. a buddy of mine likened his situation to a long-time married guy telling his wife, you know, i'm not saying i want to get a divorce, but if we do break up, here are the top four women i'd like to date. ama, who says no? who says no, right?
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that's where sports and real life are completely different from one another. you can get away with that playing quarterback. bring that home. you know how that goes. not so much. all right. >> that conversation will end poorly. coming up tonight on abc7 at 8:00, celebrity wheel of fortune followed by the chase and the hustler at 10:00, and stay with us for abc7 at 11:00. >> and you can watch all our newscasts live and on demand through the bay area connected tv app. it's available for apple tv, android tv, amazon fire tv and roku. download the app now and start streaming that is going to do it for this edition of abc7 news. thank you so much for joining us tonight. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. for spencer christian, larry beil, all of us here, we appreciate your time. hope you have a nice evening and that we see you again tonight at 11:00.
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