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>> the refugees have a kind of, like that, you know, the blank stare, the stare of the unknown. >> a volunteer leaving the bay area to try to help save lives in ukraine. he's sharing his story from the war zone. good morning, everybody. it's sunday, march 20. thank you for joining us. happy first day of spring. >> good morning to you. some of you got spring-like showers yesterday, but not everyone. as we look at live doppler 7 right now, we've got high pressure building in, bringing gusty winds in our upper elevations, 20 to 45 miles an hour. you can see the blue sky here,
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the golden gate bridge, 47. 51, oakland, mountain view and san jose. on the coast, it's 50. what a brilliant shot there of the bridge. 46, santa rosa with 45 in livermore, and 56 by the delta. the spread isns wmi up. it isier t hour. but toward the east bay, that is our gusty wind on top of mount diablo shaking the camera. looking at plenty of sunshine, 60's inland by noon time. everyone else around the bay catches up by about 40. the coa. cool a b is we'll tk robwarend for feeling like summer for many. lists: lisa, thank you. developing news on the war in ukraine. according to cnn, city officials say russian forces bombed a school, sheltering 400 people in mariopol. people do remain trapped in the rubble. ukrainian president zelenskyy says russia's attacks will go down in history as a series of
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war crimes. abc news foreign correspondent james longman has more. reporter: overnight, the ukrainian president with a powerful address directly to the russian people. >> what have they done to you in these past years that you don't care about your losses, he said, speaking in russian, claiming an astonishing 14,000 russian soldiers have now been killed in the fight. you haven't forgotten the word son, mother, father, and he went on to call the siege of the southeastern city of mariopol a terror remembered for centuries to come. 400,000 people are thought still trapped there, much of it burning in ruins. this is the destruction of the air strike, a before and after of a theater, where up to 1,000 people could still be trapped under the rubble. their warning to the sky, children written on the ground. apparently ignored. this police officer pleading for help. all this as russian forces have broken into the region. military leaders touting the
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destruction of more than 1,400 ukrainian president and armored vehicles. russian commanders also launched a hyper sonic missile for the first time in combat. >> the russians didn't need to use this missile. they're being forced to shoot from inside russia. the ukrainian air force is making it too difficult to come in over ukraine. >> the you're rainian president calling for urgent negotiations, speaking directly to moscow, saying it's time to meet. this as russian foreign minister announced that beijing and moscow are boosting bilateral cooperation, one day after biden's nearly two-hour video call with chinese leader xi ping. u.s. citizen jimmy hill was killed in an artillery strike. >> he was reporting the bombing was getting worse, that it was getting closer, it was getting more intense. reporter: efforts to provide aid ramping up. reports that billionaire elon musk's satellite is a game changer. it's now keeping a huge portion of ukraine online.
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>> a private company is essentially keeping a country at war connected to the rest of the world. it's extraordinary that he's age to do this, because he's not doing it for the government. reporter: in the u.s., gun makers are helping ukrainians fight back. this family-owned gun company was holding a shipment of semiautomatic rifles after a long-time customer in ukraine went silent. he donated the 400-some rifles to the country for its defense. >> we're able to support them in a way to supply them with what they need. liz: this morning, democrat senator dick durbin defended the decision to not facilitate the delivery of fighting jets to ukraine from poland. he told george steph no, sir plus they are asking for one third of the polish air force to be tent into ukraine. >> there are other ways for us to provide surface-to-air missiles and air defenses that will keep the russians at bay in terms of their aerial attack. i think there are ways to do it
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that are consistent with the nato alliance and would not jeopardize expanding this into world war iii or even worse. liz: the ukrainian president gave a virtual address to congress on wednesday, pleading with the u.s. for additional military aid, further sanctions, and a no-fly zone over ukraine to stop the russian invasion. in art class in a bomb shelter, it's become a gathering place for children. they haven't been in school since the invasion started nearly four weeks ago. one of the teachers who was studying art decided to stay and help the kids as much as he can during the conflict. he's staying with his land lady and her family, who have helped more than 200 refugees from the war zone. >> i believe that none of the children has to live through the trauma, emotional and physical and also, so that's why we decided to make this meeting to children, just to hold them to
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leave every day life they're used to. liz: she just wants to bring the kids some joy during a tough time in their country. a bay area man is taking his support for ukraine to another level. the american red cross volunteer made his way to the front lines. abc 7 news reporter spoke with him from kyiv and has the story you'll see only here on abc 7. reporter: from the front of san francisco city hall to the front lines of ukraine, dennis otoshi says he just had to do more. >> every time i turned on abc 7 and i saw what was going on here, i got angry. i felt like i needed to do something aside from waving a flag at the rallies. reporter: that flag now hangs at headquarters in kyiv, where he's part of an emergency response team, a volunteer with the american red cross using his connections to get into the country. >> i contacted my friends in the ukrainian red cross and said do
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you need my help, and they said yes, of course. so i just immediately flew to warsaw. reporter: eventually making his way into ukraine. >> it took me a week, and i finally caught a refugee train going back in the opposite direction. reporter: and he's been putting his nursing skills to use ever since. >> as soon as i hit the ground, i responded with the emergency response team. we went off in a large ambulance to one of the buildings. this was last tuesday. that was hit by cruise missiles. reporter: on the scene for hours on end, holding on to a report card pulled from the ruins, still unsure if the young girl is alive. >> we kne any of the survivors, and we were also talking to the people, the relatives. we would try to, you know, first of all, calm them down. reporter: and keeping calm, he says, can be tough. >> you occasionally may hear what sounds like the blue angels, but then all the sudden there's a boom.
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so that means that the air defense system has successfully knocked it out. reporter: dennis is no stranger to a crisis. he served acrops the u.s. and around the world. >> the wildfires we've had, the floods in nebraska, will you please will you, texas, hurricanes, tornadoes. reporter: but nothing quite compares to being at the center of war. >> during the forest fires, no one was shooting at me. but that's different here. reporter: crediting his spirit to serve with his upbringing in the bay area. >> just the nature of being a san francisco resident, where people who need help, you reach out. reporter: and his deep desire to help in ukraine, that, too, has a tie to home. >> i grew up with the russian and ukrainian and belarus community, so that was part of my upbringing. reporter: as far as the risk factor, the danger of this mission, dennis says he's at
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peace. >> now that i'm in ukraine, i can sleep well, even with the noise and the possibility of getting blown up, because i am doing something directly for the ukrainian people. reporter: dennis says he's planning on being in ukraine for as long as he's needed, going so far as to give up his giants season tickets. he's even filed his taxes and says the refund will help pay for his travel. in the newsroom, abc 7 news. liz: dozens of bay area musicians will take part in a concert to help ukraine, peace train for ukraine. it starts at 4:00 this afternoon at the theater in vallejo, and abc 7's own dan ashley will perform. all proceeds from the concert's $25 admission charge will go to doctors without borders in ukraine. for tickets and more information, visit if you want to help the people in ukraine, we have put together a full list of verified groups and nonprofits sending donations and supplies to refugees.
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that's on our website, lisa, let's get a check outside this morning. lisa: nice and cool if you were up early, and now we're beginning to see temperatures turn around. a little bit of a breeze out there, partly cloudy skies, and san francisco, about 62 today. upper 60's north and south end of the bay. we'll fill in the details when we come back. liz: also ahead, the fate of a new ballpark for the oakland a's could be decided by voters. the team president's reaction to a possible ballot measure. and the mayor of antioch apologizing this morning after being arrested for d.u.i. some are now calling for his immediate resignation. hi, i'm debra. i'm from colorado. i've been married to my high school sweetheart for 35 years. i'm a mother of four-- always busy. i was starting to feel a little foggy. just didn't feel like things were as sharp as i knew they once were. i heard about prevagen and then i started taking it about two years now. started noticing things a little sharper,
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liz: oakland police are investigating two shooting that is left one person dead and two others injured. the first shooting happened just after 8:00 last night on 18th boevare manie later, shots
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rang out on 102nd avenue and international. a man and a woman, both oakland residents, were taken to the hospital. police say the man is in grave condition. the woman is stable. officers have not released any information about a suspect in either shooting. in the east bay, the mayor of antioch was arrested and charged with d.u.i. he posted a video saying he had had a drink during dinner with a friend. abc 7 news reporter ryan curry tells us at least one other city official wants the mayor to step down immediately. >> i'm deeply sorry for the lapse in judgment, and i hope that you can forgive me. >> antioch mayor issuing a video statement following an arrest on a d.u.i. charge saturday morning. a c.h.p. report shows officers pulled thorpe him over near the monument boulevard exit in pleasant hill. thorpe did not crash his car, and c.h.p. did not mention what his blood alcohol level was. >> you have my full commitment that i will grow and learn from this moment and continue to work diligently on behalf of the residents of antioch. reporter: the mayor declined a
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request to the interview, deferring to the video he put out saturday morning. the mayor is also facing a recall effort that is currently collecting signatures from antioch residents. >> surprise and disappointment mostly. but other than that, i hope he gets better and learns from it. reporter: kobe lives in antioch and likes the mayor, but doesn't agree with his recent actions. >> i understand that everybody makes mistakes, but as a mayor you have to try your hard toast make a better representation of your city. reporter: the team in charge of the recall says they have over 4,000 out of the near 10,000 significant neurosis needed to hold a special election. with the recen se on the city >> we need our elected officials to be held to a hig>> colember r thorpe has a right to due process, but doesn't think this incident is a good look for the city. >> i'm asking the mayor, step down, deal with your issue that occurred recently, your legal issue that occurred, and don't put the city through this. reporter: ryan curry, abc 7
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news. liz: the fate of the waterfront ballpark for the a's may be decided by voters in november. the chronicle reports oakland city councilmember carol fif se now considering sponsoring a ballot measure. fife said she will make a final decision after having further discussion with colleagues and studying the cost of a potential ballot measure. a's president dave cobble says it's the first he's heard of it, calling the news concerning. he says the team hopes the city council will vote as soon as possible on the $12 billion project proposal and not continue to delay the project. a vigil was held in honor of an 8-year-old hayward girl found dead in the central valley. people gathered for a candlelight vigil for sophia mason in front of hayward city hall. sophia's body was found at the home of her mother's boyfriend in merced earlier this month. relatives appealed for help in finding sophia's killer. she don't believe enough is being done to track him down. >> but if any of you know anything, we can't save sophia,
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but we can do this one thing for her. we can find the person who did this. liz: sophia's mother is facing first degree murder charges. police are still looking for johnson's boyfriend, dante jackson. tonight in antioch, family and friends of a missing woman are going to hold a special lantern release to celebrate her 24th birthday. yesterday volunteers held a search for alexis gabe in brentwood. they're asking for others to join the effort. >> you can still come out and help me. just anybody that can come and do the leg work or even hand work is very important for you to come and help. liz: the glass foundation teamed up with the gabe family to find alexis. they are in need of volunteers and laptops to help in organizing the search. gabe was last seen january 26 in antioch. and to our weather now, while yesterday's rain was certainly welcome in the midst of our
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drawing a big weather change is coming. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard explains an approaching heat wave has firefighters concerned about a heightened risk of wildfires. reporter: rain made a cameo appearance on the last day of winter, giving wipers a workout in san rafael. umbrellas were in north beach. the much needed rain is a oss aerill tf plants that want water. so we have a little veggie garden, right? so it really helps us when it rains. reporter: our cool, wet weather will be gone before you can say heat wave. temperatures are forecast to spike next week, a big concern for firefighters. >> we understand that the weather is going to help dry the fuel out. we're already seeing some early season drawing of our grasses and our light fuels. reporter: the battalion chief says hillside grasses are drying out by the day. they haven't seen considerable rain since the start of the
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year. marin county is preparing for wildfires through an ambitious project now underway, creating fuel break buffers across 38 miles of fire roads near mount tam. here's what one section looked like before and after the clearing of brush. >> when we have our inevitable wild fire here in marin, we will give our firefighters the greatest chance to be successf successful. reporter: the chief believes climate change is moving the timing on the season. >> the climate that has been affecting us over the last 5 to 10 years has shown us this inherent pattern of earlier starts and later, later, later fire seasons. reporter: some fire departments are already tweeting, asking homeowners to clear defensible space around their properties, hard to believe it's only march. in san rafael, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. liz: let's check the forecast now, lisa. i know you're tracking this heat
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wave, and no rain in sight. lisa: we are look being at gusty north winds on top of mount diablo, over 44 miles an hour. that is strong. those are off shore winds, but they're not going to move down to the surface. we still are going to have our sea breeze, not only that, the winds are going to be quite gusty along the shoreline. that has really helped to clear out the air, as well as yesterday's rain, so good visibility, partly cloudy skies, leading to mostly sunny conditions, as you can see, nothing off shore, and as the ridge builds in, we will be tracking that rapid warm-up that will bring 10 to 15 degrees of warming, above average throughout the upcoming workweek. that's 70's in san francisco, even at half moon bay and pacifica, tuesday will be the warmest day in and around 70 degrees. here's a look at pier 39. nobody there. a lot of blue sky, though. 50 downtown. 51 in oakland. 53, mountain view. 51, san jose. half moon bay is at 50. 48 in santa clara. another view, look at that
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visibility. very saturated colors there, looking good from santa rosa, kind of cool, 46. napa was in the 30's this morning. 56 by the delta. upper 40's in our inland east bay. and this morning, the spread was much more dramatic, 10, 15 degrees cooler. but as we warm up, we are still cooler this morning, but not as cool as we were a couple of hours ago as the temperatures catch up to what we were yesterday, where we had all that cloud cover and the south wind keeping us mild in the morning. camera shaking fromrtut, angg sures today wd wedsd n'shes.ite next weekend. check out the gusty winds. you follow the contours with the color here's from half moon bay to point rays this afternoon. and so the winds at the coast will be with us all day long, upper elevations continue to be
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breezy, but not that windy, as we get into your monday, here come the 70's from bayside community, certainly inland, perhaps even a few 80's by the delta. we're still in the 60's at the coast. but look what happens. we jump up dramatically on tuesday. i think these numbers could be a little conservative here by the coast. but mid and upper 80's inland by wednesday. very little change, except if you're right at the coastline. as we go through the next several days, we're dry, and then the crowds will increase by next weekend, and this has been kind of a continuous model pattern, where it shows wet weather returning ft do.ylee mid 60's in oakland. 67 in san jose and vallejo with upper 60's in wine country and our inland east bay. the accuweather 7-day forecast, the spring warmth continuing tomorrow with about eight degree warm-up inland. records likely tuesday,
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wednesday, cooling starts thursday. and as we get into next weekend, we'll see more clouds, and we're hoping for a shift, but yeah, this is going to be an incredible about-face come mid week. liz: absolutely. lisa, thanks. just ahead -- the road to the oscars. hear from the best director nominee that's still in disbelief that his movie is in the running. i'm a millionaire! i'm not a millionaire? i'm a millionaire? i'm not a millionaire. crypto is complicated. but as a tax expert with crypto experience, you can hand your taxes off to me. you do your thing, we've got your taxes. intuit turbotax live. with less moderate-to-severe eczema, why hide your skin if you can help heal your skin from within? hide my skin? not me. dupixent helps keep you one step ahead of eczema, with clearer skin and less itch. don't use if you're allergic to dupixent. serious allergic reactions can occur that can be severe. tell your doctor about new or worsening eye problems such as eye pain or vision changes, including blurred vision, joint aches and pain or a parasitic infection.
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campion, all of these directors is incredible to me. reporter: "drive my car" is also nominated for best picture, the first japanese film to ever be nominated for the category. if the latest foreign film to sweep up nominations, following "roma" in 2019, "parasite" in 20 toe, and "minari" in 2021. the movie focused on a director who we friends a chauffeur following how they deal with loss and grief. that sentiment meeting the moment for many viewers during the pandemic. why do you think so many people are moved by this film? sapp one of the reasons is the coronavirus pandemic. a second part is it's really a story about what it means to keep on living. reporter: the film coming at a historic time during the academy, when massessive changes have been made after the 2015 and 2016 oscar so white backlash, when they were accused of lacking diversity.
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>> i think there have been many great japanese films in the past, but a part of me thinks that there's a change in the academy that has also led to this. reporter: entertainment experts agree. >> it signals that the oscars are no longer a domestic competition, that the oscars, when they say best picture, they mean the best picture in the world. reporter: whatever happens next sunday, he hopes to impact the next generation of global filmmakers. >> i can be some kind of help to young people, that would make me incredibly happy. reporter: "drive my car" has been nominated four times, best writing, best international feature, best director, and, yes, best picture. the film has already made history. the big show is on sunday. liz: you can join abc 7 next sunday for the 94th annual scarce live only here on abc 7. still to come on abc 7
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mornings -- growing humanitarian crisis. millions arrival in poland from ukraine, hoping to get polish i.d.'s so they can get healthcare. and a deadly car show shooting. more than a dozen injured, including children. what police are saying about the crime. also, the supreme court confirmation hearings for judge ketanji brown jackson begin tomorrow. a preview of the line of questioning judge jackson may receive. xfinity mobile runs on america's most
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. liz: good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half-hour with another look at the weather. let's get back over to lisa. happy spring. lisa: yes, happy spring to you. we're going to warm it up a little bit. nice and bright out there. the high clouds thinning out, and as question look at our camera, it is 50 downtown, as well as santa clare, half moon bay. 51, oakland, san jose. look how blue the sky is.
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the s.a.p. center, mid 40's, santa rosa, petaluma, napa. upper an'v g elevations, 20 to s an hour. that is aiding in clearing out the sky. but it is also going to bring in maybe some moderate pollen for you. allergy sufferers, unfortunately, going to get worse as the heat comes into play tuesday and wednesday. 10:00, right now, the next few hours, we're looking at temperatures climbing through the 60's. perhaps near 70 inland, and we'll talk about that rapid warm-up, coming up. liz: thank you. developing news, at least 24 people were shot including children at a car show in arkansas. police say at least one person has died. this happened about 90 miles southeast of little rock last night. the police chief says children are among those injured in the shooting, but did not have specific numbers. police have a person of interest in custody, but continue to investigate if more people may
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have been involved. it's unclear what caused the shooting or the conditions of many of those injured. we will keep you updated. developing news now, ukrainian president zelenskyy is demanding an immediate meeting with russia and warning against further escalation. as the fighting intensifies, destruction widens and more people are fleeing. russia launched new missile strikes at a military barracks, reportedly killing dozens of ukrainian troops. u.s. defense secretary lloyd austin says russia has used brutal, savage techniques to targ of choice against -- putine against ukraine has been tragic. russia's invasion has taken a terrible toll on ukrainian lives. liz: many mariupol in coastal ukraine, russian forces heavily damaged one of europe's largest steel plants. 3.3 million people have fled ukraine over 24 days. relief agencies are ramping up efforts to deliver aid. and now to the worsening
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humanitarian crisis we're talking about from this war. the u.n. fears we're witnessing only the first wave of refugees and that the total number could triple. most refugees are going to poland. many ukrainians are hoping to receive polish government i.d. numbers that will allow them to get jobs, receive healthcare, and other social services. abc news reporter has the story. reporter: this simply staggering number of refugees streaming from ukrainian towns and cities reduced to rubble. the u.n. estimating more than 20% of the country's population, almost 10 million people, have now either been displaced from their homes or have left the country altogether. at this polish border crossing, the u.n.'s office of migration, assisting some of the millions. >> what we are seeing as many people have been separated from their families, and they really want to stay close to the border in the hopes that the war will be over soon and they can return. reporter: the u.s. has taken in only a few hundred ukrai refugees, some even claiming
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asylum at the u.s.-mexico border. >> we're trying to decide where our new home will be. reporter: for children, the war possibly even more unsettling, as places like this polish theater become a temporary home. but in a rome hospital, one visitor, pope francis, doing his best to spread hope to the world aces smallest victims, said children are now refugees. liz: an estimated 1.5 million children have fled ukraine since the war began. volunteers from the u.s. are trying to make this terrifying time a little more tolerable. that's a batman impersonator there and his side kick, wonder woman. they traveled from west virginia to poland for a game of soccer with some of the ukrainian refugee children there. john runs a nonprofit called heroes for hire. he said it's the simple things that can give kids hope. back here at home, a vigil is
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going to be held today in san mateo county, the supervisor is partnering with the ukrainian consul general in san francisco for a pray for ukraine and stop the war vigil. it starts at 5:00 p.m. in front of the hall of justice in redwood city. and we're constantly updating our abc 7 bay area streaming app with the latest updates on the crisis in ukraine. the app is available for roku, amazon fire, apple or android tv. just search abc 7 bay area. in texasre battling deadlycrews wildfires in the central part of the state. wind gusts and dry grass are fueling these fires that have destroyed at least 50 homes west of fort worth. officers went door-to-door urging residents to get out. a sheriff's deputy died while trying to help an elderly person evacuate. many families have lost everything. the fires have burned more than 120,000 acres. the governor has declared a disaster in 11 counties. the historic confirmation hearings for judge ketanji brown
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jackson get underway in the senate tomorrow. it's expected the democrats have enough votes to make her the first black woman on the u.s. supreme court. but there could be some fireworks as republican senators press her about her record and her view of the u.s. constitution. a source tells abc news that recently judge jackson has met with more than 40 senators, republicans and democrats. abc news deputy political director avery harper was on "g.m.a." this morning giving a preview of the line of questioning judge jackson may receive. >> i think we're going to see real pointed questions about her past record, her previous experiences, things like the fact that she represented detainees at guantanamo bay. her record on crime is going to be a topic of discussion. her ties to harvard are going to also be a big thing that we're going to hear about during these hearings. and i also think that you have veral mbers ofou r for 2024, so it's very like that will we're going to
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see some political theater to that end. i think that judge jackson is going to have to navigate the questions very carefully. liz: the supreme court confirmation hearings get underway at 8:00 olympic our time tomorrow. democrats are hoping to finish the confirmation process before congress leaves for easter recess on april 11. still ahead on abc 7 mornings -- a little care and sympathy, but this is from an unusual source, a robot, how it's helping the elderly. and here's a live look outside this morning. time right now, 9:37. first day of spring. we will check in with lisa on the heat wave coming our
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liz why, welcome back. leaders came out to celebrate the year of the tiger and fight against aapi hate. the first ever champion of truth award from the nonprofit s.f. cause. they along with the committee of a hundred hosted the event last night. the city attorney and new school
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board member were there to talk about the announcement of the advancement of asian american issues in the bay area. activist presented the award. san francisco rec and park opened its first court at mclaren park. many community members advocated for a place dedicated to tai chi. the city converted a parking lot into an area for people to practice. >> it is with great honor that the park answers to the community and everyone could come out for recreation, because the park and open space is what the gyms are san francisco. liz: the chinese martial art was introduced to san francisco in the late 1940's. anyone is invited to take in the views of the city. this morning, thousands of people are taking part in the oakland running festival. these are photos from this morning sent in by one of our colleagues from the starting line. for the first time in three years, the oakland marathon is
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being held in person, more than 7,000 runners are registered for today's race, which also includes a half marathon, a 10-k, and a 5-k. good to see our colleague kate out there this morning running the marathon. we're cheering her on, lisa, from afar. lisa: this morning, temperatures were cool, but warming up to 50 in oakland. the sunny view of san francisco, great visibility. temperatures near average here, but the winds will be a factor in the city along the coast, and in the upper elevations. but we'll talk about our warm-up and the end of the week, which looks even moreifre tn . ryksoonnu: lisa, tr theiournamtls gt ucla and advance to the sweet 16 in chris alvarez will have the highlights and postgame reaction, coming up. people with moderate to severe psoriasis, or psoriatic arthritis,
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is lists: welcome back. here's a live look outside from the pier 39 camera. beautiful day ahead of us, and warm week ahead as well. in sports, tonight the warriors are back in action, closing out a four-game home stand. the dubs face the san antonio spurs in the fir game since curry occur's last injury last week. tipoff is at 5:30. yesterday st. mary's faced ucla in the second round of the ncaa tournament. here's abc 7's sports anchor chris alvarez with the highlights in this morning' mors sports. chris: good morning. the gaels earning a school best number five seed, taking on number four ucla in the east region. a win would advance st. mary's to the second sweet 16 in the modern era. randy bennett and the gaels trying to keep it going against the bruins. gaels with the early lead am mountain view's logan johnson with 13 of his 18 in the first half. gaels down seven at the break. tommy at the end of the sixth year for the gaels, he had 11 points, gets it off the glass.
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his parents had to like seeing that. gaels cut it to one points several times, but they struggled to make a shot. johnny scored 14, and the gaels' great season comes to a finish, 72-56. >> our story should not have ended here. but, unfortunately, it did. we didn't play that great of a game, but in these arenas, in these situations, you have to play good to win these games. >> it stings to lose, and you want to go out firing your best shot. we probably don't feel like we played well. i don't think we should think we played well. we played hard. we were always trying to do things right. >> guys sacrifice every single day for one another. we'll sacrifice the clothes off our back for each other. super proud of our guys, and like i said, our story doesn't end here. >> gonzaga fans didn't know what was going on. they trailed memphis by 10 at the end of the half. second half, different story. andrew nemhard added 21.
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zags win 82-78, their seventh straight sweet 16. they'll take on arkansas at chase center on thursday. battle of the cinderellas, 15 seed st. peter's and number seven murray state. peacocks guard the big triple goes. the man with the mustache becoming a face of the tournament. murray state's 21-game win streak is over. st. peter's, who upset kentucky in the first round, wins 70-60, becoming the third 15 seed to make the sweet 16. the nba playoffs begin in less than four weeks now, and it's been a tough week for the warriors on the injury front. earlier in the week, stephen curry sprained a ligament in his left foot, and now another setback for center james wiseman. his return has been pushed back again due to more swelling in his right knee. he will not play in today's g league game in santa cruz. the warriors' 2020 lottery pick has good good in his three g league rehab games. golden state is currently third in the west, with 12 games left in the regular season. there's no official time table on a return for wiseman as the
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warriors play the long game with their center. >> just keep going back to the fact that he's 20 years old, and he's got his whole future ahead. we just didn't have to be really, really cautious. the main thing is we can't make a decision based on the schedule. you know, we can't make a decision based on the playoffs. every decision should be made around james' career, james' future. chris: have a great sunday. liz: lisa, when anticipates the heat coming? lisa: we got to wait a few days. we were cold out there this morning. many of you heading out early with temperatures in the 30's and some of our valleys. but as spring has sprung, we are going to look for warmer temperatures. san francisco gets three average, 3.26 inches of rain for the month of march. you think we can do that? not likely, as we've had the driest january through march in history for some cities. we're looking at high pressure off shore. it builds in. that's going to bring the numbers up in terms of
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temperatures. but today, it's the winds that will be pretty gusty here. maybe white caps on the bay later on. san francisco, right now looks pretty good at 50. 51 in oakland. 53, mountain view. low 50's in santa clara. and the shark tank there, very clear. temperatures climbing through the 60's in san jose. average high is in the mid 60's, surpassing that today. and each and every day this week, as we look at santa rosa, petaluma, napa, mid 40's. you are in the 30's earlier with mid 50's in fairfield, concord and livermore in the upper 40's. the 24-hour temperature change shows how much cooler it is, especially inland. five degrees cooler. and the gusty winds, over 45 miles an hour, mount diablo, about 28 miles an hour. mount tam, sunny and cool this morning. spring bringing the milder temperatures, and then the warmth, as it's going to feel like summer come tuesday and wednesday. here's a look at those gusty winds along the coast.
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upper elevations, in between, just kind of breezy at times. so this takes us through the rest of the day. here's 2:00. and then the winds continue to build in the afternoon. so if you're thinking of heading to the coast, it's going to be cool. we're only talking mid and upper 50's here. 56, half moon bay. northwesterly winds pretty gusty at times. so you kind of know the drill if you've been around here a while, how cool it gets at the beaches in the spring time. and, of course, in the summer, so as we go through the week, notice how the south bay, cupertino, around los altos, numbers in the 70's tomorrow. 80's tuesday. probably near 80 on wednesday. and then as we cool off a bit, not going to cool off that much, still above average in the 70's. we've been looking at the projections for the outlook, and not too sure if we're going to see the rain next weekend. but does rain tomorrow. upper 60's in the low south bay. 65 in redwood city.
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low 60's in san mateo. 50's at the coast. downtown should be about 62. 61 today. up in the north bay, nice change, bright skies here with 69 in santa rosa. vallejo at 67. on the east bay, got a little bit of rain yesterday. a couple hundredths, union city and free mount, so nice afternoon with sunshine and heading inland, we're in the mid 60's for pleasantton with upper 60's out towards brentwood and pittsburgh. the accuweather 7-day forecast, a nice spring day, breezy at times, and then as we get into your monday, we'll see temperatures climb into the 70's inland. near 70 around foster city. 60, half moon bay. by tuesday and wednesday, those winds slacking off at the coast, so we'll see 70's half moon bay and pacifica with maybe upper 80's by brentwood. and then the cooler trend and some clouds by the end of the week. liz: thank you. technology may sometimes leave
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people behind because devices can be too difficult to master. however, a robot with artificial intelligence is trying not only to bridge the learning gap, but also provide seniors with companionship. abc 7 news reporter david introduces us to a new kind of caregiver. reporter: this is the new frontier for robots, helping seniors who use technology to maintain their independence as they age at home. this table top device has a name. with the help of artificial intelligence, it listens as a human companion might and provides empathetic responses. >> we wanted to create a real companion, and that means this product needs to feel like it has a mind of its own. reporter: six years of research enabled it to be tailored for older adults who may not be adept at using robotic tech knoll t. does far more than smart speakers like alexa that simply execute commands. it listens and responds differently. >> remembering what people tell you, using that in future
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conversations, showing them that you acknowledge what they said, showing them that you listen, and take that into account in planning future interactions with that individual. reporter: reporter: its face lights up when having a conversation t. offers exercise routines and plays trivia games to enhance physical and mental prowess, and, yes, it also tells jokes. >> i'm reading a book about anti-gravity. it's impossible to put down. reporter: there's a growing care gap facing seniors and their families. it tries to provide isolated seniors with solutions, such as how to get to a doctor's appointment. >> how are you going to get to the doctor's office? can we order you an uber? reporter: it also has video conferencing so families can see how their loved ones are doing. intuition robotics says three-40's of seniors were able to set it up on their own in 5 or 10 minutes. there's an initial cost of $250, plus a $30 monthly subscription fee. >> bye for now.
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reporter: abc 7 news. liz: next, a puppy is starting her journey to becoming a guide dog, why her name is a tribute to the late betty white. since i left for college, my dad has gotten back into some of his old hobbies. and now he's taking trulicity, and it looks like he's gotten into some new healthier habits, too. what changes are you making for your type 2 diabetes? maybe it's time to try trulicity. it's proven to help lower a1c.
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it can help you lose up to 10 pounds. and it's only taken once a week, so it can fit into your busy life. trulicity is for type 2 diabetes. it isn't for people with type 1 diabetes. it's not approved for use in children. don't take trulicity if you're allergic to it, you or your family have medullary thyroid cancer, or have multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2. stop trulicity and call your doctor right away if you have an allergic reaction, a lump or swelling in your neck, severe stomach pain, changes in vision, or diabetic retinopathy. serious side effects may include pancreatitis. taking trulicity with sulfonylurea or insulin raises low blood sugar risk. side effects include nausea, vomiting, and diarrhea, which can lead to dehydration, and may worsen kidney problems. the choices you make can help control your a1c. ask your doctor about once-weekly trulicity. centuries ago, native californians thrived on this land. now, we share a destiny with all californians. when voters granted our sovereign nations exclusive gaming rights, it advanced self-sufficiency and created thousands of good jobs. but now, out of state corporations
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are coming to california. their online sports betting initiative would break the promise between us. it's bad for tribes and all californians. join us. protect the promise. liz: here are the winning numbers from last night's $147 million powerball drawing. 8, 9, 18, 48, 52. the powerball, 6. nobody picked all six numbers. tomorrow night's jackpot increases to $156 million. and the winning numbers from last night's $26 million super lotto plus drawing, 13, 17, 30, 33, 37, the mega number is 17. number matched all six numbers in that drawing either. wednesday's jackpot grows to $27 million. in the north bay, betty rose, the adorable puppy who was named after betty white, is now with her puppy raiser. it's the start of her journey to
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becoming a guide dog for someone who was blind or visually impaired. betty white was a long-time supporter of guide dogs for the blind, and this cute pooch is a nod to her iconic character on the television show "golden girls." for the next year, betty rose will be put through her paces to prepare for her formal training as a guide dog. >> raise her to be the best she can be. teach her house manners and all about her new world. liz: guide dogs for the blind is the largest guide dog school in the country. betty white's legacy will live on through the organization and through little betty rose. so sweet, lisa, just a cute little puppy there. lisa: just want to hug her. good morning, everybody. it's a nice day out there, although it's going to take a little bit of time to warm up. if you're headed to the shoreline, be prepared for some gusty winds. highs there only in the 50's. half moon bay, pacifica, upper 50's. 65 in oakland, with mid 60's in
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livermore. upper 60's for napa and the south bay. santa cruz at 66. the accuweather 7-day forecast, a little bit warmer for monday, first full day of spring. then summer heat coming into play tuesday and wednesday. 70's coastside. around 80's inland, but then the heat will fade and we'll see more clouds by the end of the week. so prepare for that. liz: thank you. thank you all for joining us here on abc 7 mornings. next at 10:00 a.m., second round ncaa tournament action, creighton takes on second seed iowa. and then at noon, eight seed miami faces top seed south carolina. abc 7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. we hope you all have a great and safe day.
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