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rachael ray. >> there you go, make your own takeout. >> reporter: or ina garten. >> mm. lobster mac and cheese. >> i'm chef bobby flai. >> reporter: even before the food network's iron chef. there was the french chef. >> welcome to "the french chef." i'm julia child. >> reporter: culinary icon julia child, a pioneer in the history of television. >> we're making the stew of stews. beo ultimate r bourguignonne. >> reporter: and a revolutionary in the kitchen, fundamentally disrupting the way americans viewed and cooked food at home. >> today we're going to make chocolate cake, and it's a very special, very chocolaty bittersweet lovely cake. >> it was a wasteland. american food before julia was kind of pathetic. >> all ready to make fish. >> julia really introduced americans to different kinds of food. she had a profound impact on our
entire food culture. >> well, that didn't go very well. >> reporter: now 17 years after her death the life and legacy of julia child is on full display in the new mouth-watering documentary "julia." film directing duo julie cohen and my friend former "nightline" producer betsy west have profiled some of the most barrier-breaking women. the two making a name for themselves with their oscar-nominated documentary "rbg." >> we were looking for another revolutionary feminist game changer. >> reporter: and just like ruth bader ginsburg julia had a secret weapon. >> she had her husband. >> backing her every step of the way. >> what's better than a husband who's ready to support his woman in personal life and also in career? even to the point in paul child's case where his wife has kind of eclipsed him. >> reporter: she married paul child and moved to france. >> first you need a big sole, thick fillet. >> reporter: where she had the meal that would change her life.
>> it is absolutely delicate. it's one of the finest things in life. >> reporter: sole meunier. that first bite igniting her passion for french cuisine. >> our first meal in france was just a great awakening to me. >> reporter: from there it was off to culinary school at le cordon bleu in paris. a discipline dominated by men. >> women were treated pretty badly. teachers were all european male chefs. and they'd rather not have women in their kitchen. most women felt that they couldn't really have a career making money in food. >> reporter: she was inspired to co-author her now legendary cookbook, "mastering the art of french cooking," which has to date sold more than 1.5 million copies. but it's a book that almost didn't happen. >> finally they complete a draft of their masterpiece, turn it in to the editor, the publisher, who says "no, thank you." the letter literally says, "the american wife might be
frightened by this book." like a cookbook is going to be frightening. >> reporter: in an effort to spur excitement for the book julia would alter the course of television. >> i was a producer director of wgvh, the public television station in the boston viewing area. she made a proper omelet in a proper omelet pan that night. and the host was blown away by its lightness and its taste. >> and after that was shown the station got a lot of letters saying why don't we have a cooking show? >> reporter: "the french chef" was born. >> you just have to have the courage of your convictions. >> reporter: there was julia. unfiltered and unafraid to show her bloopers. >> that didn't go very well. >> if she made a mistake, she was not remotely rattled. >> i didn't have the courage to do it the way i should have. but you can always pick it up and if you're alone in the kitchen who is going to see? >> she really was on television as a middle-aged woman, and let's hear it for middle-aged
women. >> whoo! >> at a time when really women were just showcases. >> exactly. >> art pieces. >> julia was not a particularly remarkable beauty. she was middle-aged with freckles. her hair changed daily. but you were mesmerized. spellbound by what she was saying. >> reporter: she was a groundbreaker, defying the odds and becoming a female television sensation, starting in her 50s. >> julia never called herself a feminist, although she was clearly really important to the feminist movement. >> when i started working with julia, we'd walk into a restaurant to have a meal. then afterwards they'd want to give us a tour of the kitchen. and the first thing she would say is where are all the women? how come there's no women in here? >> she was also unafraid of controversy. because she spoke her mind when it came to abortion rights. >> she made the decision to come out very forcefully as an advocate for planned parenthood at a time when celebrities, you
know, celebrity chefs were barely a thing. so that wasn't happening. >> welcome. i'm julia child. >> reporter: it wasn't until she saw the "snl" skit that she grasped the magnitude of her celebrity. >> oh. now i've done it. i've cut the dickens out of my finger. >> julia loved it because she had a good sense of humor about herself. but i think that a lot of people have that characterization of julia as kind of, you know, loud and a little drunk and kind of crazy woman. >> reporter: when pbs tried to sideline julia after a decade of "the french chef," she found a new home in her 80s. right here on abc. with a new sidekick. >> douse it with red wine. >> reporter: charlie gibson. >> you're dousing, aren't you? >> talking to charlie was really a gas because he obviously got such a kick out of working with julia and he talked about how she loved to flirt with him.
and i think he loved to flirt with her. >> she was the eveready bunny. she kept going past everybody else's shelf life. what does that say about her? >> the thing about julia's longevity on television, she kept getting better. >> reporter: proving yet again that julia was always the master at shattering expectations. >> bon appetit. >> bon appetit. >> bon appetit. up next, look who's headed to "sesame street." the newest muppet is an inclusive first. >> aw, thanks for the intro, everyone. i'm so excited to play with all my friends. here we go! what's possible... ...with rybelsus®. (♪ ♪) rybelsus® works differently than any other diabetes pill to lower blood sugar... in all 3 of these ways... increases insulin when you need it... decreases sugar... and slows food.
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>> more than a dozen east bay kids received to the covid vaccine. some parents are angry. >> confusion of her california's new booster shot rules. what you need to know about signing up for your extra shot. >> tonight, debate about the future of coyote valley in the south bay. >> reform up, then a chance of showers. abc 7 news at 11:00 starts now. >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. >> now, i have to live in fear is apparent and wonder what is going to happen down the road. >> outrage from some parents after 14 kids in the east bay were given the wrong amount of covid-19 vaccine. thank you for joining us. ama: abc 7 news reporter j.r. stone broke the news. he spoke with parents affected. >> i'm here tonight to report my
story because it is unacceptable. you expect your medical professionals to give you correct doses. j.r.: that from denise, alongside her husband, whose eight and 11-year-old children were given the wrong amount of covid-19 vaccine last saturday at sutter health anti-audit -- antioch pediatric clinic. >> absolutely failed my children and the other 12 children involved. j.r.: sutter health said 14 patients were given an incorrect amount, saying as soon as we learned of this, we contacted the parents and advised them of cdc guidance. denise says she was told, but that came nearly 10 hours later, after her older child fell down twice. >> we would have assumed that there was more in place to prevent something like this happening, but obviously there wasn't. j.r.: the family, whose children were home sick with bad stomachaches, say they were
given 20 micrograms of dosage instead of 10. now they are very concerned about any long-term effects. one doctor from ucsf says the kids should be ok. >> headache, muscle aches, fever, in some cases, chills, but they should go away in a day or two. i would say, hold tight and not worry too much. and that is all expected. j.r.: he says during clinical trials, kids were given 10, 20, and the adult dose of 30 micrograms. he says negative effects in the higher doses were not seen. as to going forward, sutter health says, we immediately reviewed to make sure this does not happen again. still, denise and her husband want details from sutter health as to how something like this could have happened. >> there has been nothing clarified as to how this happened to our children and the other 12 involved and it is unacceptable and negligent,
completely negligent on their part. j.r.: j.r. stone, abc 7 news. dan: do you want to get your covid booster shot but are confused over mixed messaging? some county health officials say get the shot right now, while the cdc says only if you are 65 years of age or older or may have risk factors. kate larsen set up to clear of the confusion. kate: do not turn a patient away he was requesting a booster, that is what california's public health officer wrote last week, saying all adults in the state should be allowed to determine their own risk of exposure, but online vaccine scheduling systems have yet to catch up with california's more liberal booster policy, now open to anyone 18 years or older six months after vaccination with pfizer or moderna, or two months after a j&j shot. one woman tried, but it led to
booster screening questions, which ruled her out. she is not 65 or older, no underlying medical conditions, does not live in a long-term care facility, and is not at an increased risk of work. >> they said, we only care what the cdc says. i'm not going to lie, i'm a very honest person. >> if there are ethical dilemmas as a result of this, that is the sign of a system's problem that needs to be fixed. they need to be on the same page. kate: should people stretch the truth for a booster or and or -- answer honestly? >> if they don't meet any of those criteria, they don't need a booster, they should be patient and wait and there was no reason for them to lie. kate: marin is aligned with the state's booster policy and helps people get boosted before the holidays. >> the patient. kate: while appointment databases are updated.
she recommends people check their eligibility. >> the cdc's list includes a lot of common ailments that you and i may experience such as asthma, anxiety, obesity, may be you are a former smoker. kate: for those who don't want to wait, check for walk-in appointments. ama: if you have questions about covid-19 vaccines, always ask our vaccine team, dedicated to getting answers. had to abc7news.com/vaccine. you can also click on the abc 7 vaccine tracker. amazon has agreed to notify workers within 24 hours of new covid cases in the workplace as part of an agreement with the state. the attorney general's office says the agreement also includes a $500,000 fine. the attorney general says company had often left health agencies unable to track the spread of the virus. amazon employs about 150,000
workers in california. dan: in the east bay, an inmate's death is being investigated as a possible homicide. deputies discovered the man lying on the floor of his cell unresponsive during a routine check early this morning. his cellmate was standing over him and is a possible suspect in his death. the last homicide at the jail was in may of last year. ama: san jose woman has been arrested and accused of taking thousands of dollars from a couple who wanted to return to their home country and visit dying relatives. the husband and wife paid 36-year-old jasmine sanchez to fill out a citizenship and visa application. she told them they submitted the applications, but she didn't and pocketed the money. she fascias immigration fraud charges. this is the aftermath of a reported robbery at sun valley mall in concord. you can see display cases at iceberg diamond smashed and appeared to be cleaned out. concord police have not
confirmed reports of a robbery by a group of young men. dan: big question in the south bay -- wildlife or warehouses? the city council expected to vote on the future of coyote valley. the decision will mean the difference between preserving the vast open space and making way for potential industrial park. amanda del castillo looks into the debate over the landscape. >> a look at the vast coyote valley from sky 7. today's farmland could be the site of two warehouses, both expected to span the length of more than six football fields. on tuesday, the san jose city council will decide whether to rezone the area as open space and agriculture or allow it to keep zoning for commercial industrial use. >> in large part, it will really determine what the future of coyote valley will be. >> the santa clara valley open-space authority gm says there is too much at stake. the project would replace 126
acres of farmland, including the pumpkin patch and fruit stand. the former mayor now representing valley families says longtime property owners have a lot to lose. >> the problem the families have is if you remove their existing development rights, it devalues their property and leaves them with no economic value to use their property. >> instead, an investment from the city could secure the open space. >> the only way to do it on a permanent basis is to buy the land or the development rights that goes with the property and the families are willing to settle. >> the city partnered with other agencies to protect in most 1000 acres in north coyote valley, a $96 million deal. on monday, the mayor with a reminder that 71% of 2018 voters said they would be willing to invest city dollars to protect the land. >> that kind of support should tell us clearly what our residents want. tuesday's vote will determine the future of the open space area that for decades has been
marked for development. >> this is a different time now. >> more than $150 million currently protects 1400 acres on the valley floor. in san jose, i'm amanda del castillo you. dan: we have some new developments on the supply chain crisis. shipping companies are getting a one-week reprieve from the los angeles long beach port complex. fines were supposed to start today, but they have been pushed back a week. the logjam led to the white house allowing the port to operate around the clock 24/7 to get items unloaded before the holiday shopping season. ama: the director of calfire is retiring. he will step down december 10 after overseeing some devastating fire seasons, including the two largest fires in california history. he has worked for calfire since 1999 and has held the director position since late 2018.
he says he is retiring to focus on family, his aging parents, and himself. dan: it could be san francisco's first reparations for black residents.the request by danny glover and other activists that involve a nearly vacant city building. >> earlier today, the russian federation conducted a satellite test. ama: an antisatellite weapons test forced members of the international space station to scramble for safety. >> oh my goodness. dan: not exactly the customer you want to see coming into the convenience store. find out what happened next. sandhya: tracking fog tonight and rain later in the week. i will show you when coming up. ama: first a look at what is coming up tonight on "jimmy come alive." -- "jimmy kimmel live." >> i'm doing a move on one of my partners and he was losing
dan: san francisco civil rightst leaders and actor danny glover want the fillmore heritage center donated to the african-american community. they say should say should say d became a musical center for jazz or blues. it had been hailed a cornerstone of the black community in san francisco. today, it's fate is in limbo. >> i was born there.
>> it was happening down on the street. i saw people who looked like me. >> hollywood actor janet glover -- danny glover joined forces for people to be given to the african-american community as part of the reparations process. . >> deliver justice, fairness, and inclusion for the culture, the history, and the good sense of the african-american community. >> the center is located in the fillmore district, once known as the hallmark -- of the west. >> this is the location of the san francisco black party -- black panther party. > rumors of its potential i sailor circulating. >> there are some rumors that the building would be sold off
to the highest bidder. >> >> there are things we are obligated to do as the city under redevelopment. until we have a clear understanding of what that would entail and what it would mean, we don't know if that is going to be possible. i would like to see the venue become a huge success. i don't want to see the venue continue to be a financial drain on the city. >> in san francisco, abc 7 news. ama: united is serving hard alcohol once again. many bottles of booze are available in economy class. this comes as the faa has reported thousands of unruly passenger incidents this year, including assaults on flight attendants. american and southwest have halted their alcohol service until early next year.
the u.s. is expressing outrage. a test blew up an old russian satellite, creating a debris field that passed uncomfortably close to the international space station. nasa order the four americans, one german, and two russians to shelter in their docked capsules. >> it jeopardizes the long-term sustainability of outer space and demonstrates that russia's claims of approaching -- opposing the weaponization of space are disingenuous and hypocritical. ama: officials say the blast created 1500 trackable pieces of debris. if he sitting the space station could be catastrophic. dan: an atmospheric river has caused major rock slides and flooding in british columbia. people were trapped in their vehicles between mudslides. the 7000 residents of a town were evacuated after floodwaters
in -- inundated two bridges. they face a massive sewage backup that could threaten their help. north of seattle, high winds left a big rig stranded. the weather service reported wind gusts of 75 miles per hour at the time. the driver did get out safely. it is about 180 feet to the water below. look at that picture. ama: the 7-eleven and lake tahoe had a large and customer pay a visit saturday. >> stop! stop! get out! get out! ama: the bear says, no, i'm hanging out. the bear managed to tap on the hand sanitizer dispenser. we all need some every now and then. an employee said the bear had already rummaged through the garbage cans before rumbling into the store.
maybe he wanted a slurpee? ama: who doesn't want one? [laughter] sandhya: i can't even imagine seeing a bear. a slurpee, a food, or just about anything. i want to show you what it looks like for our tower cameras. this is been a familiar scene, the fog is in. the san rafael camera showing you some fog. sfo. it is hard to see there. that atmospheric river river rir pushed on, but you can see they still have some residual showers. we are seeing a lot of cloud cover associated with it and some sprinkles out there.