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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. >> unfortunately this is a situation where tough flood is what is needed. -- tough love is what is needed. >>hercp of s francisco has banned nancy pelosi from receiving communion. it sunday, may 22. i'm liz kreutz. we will get to that story and a moment, but let us start with the weather with lisa argen. lisa: 46 with some fog, half moon bay. you can see the marine layer
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just outside of san francisco and with temperatures in the low 60's on top of mount diablo. we have a little bit of cooling as we get towards sunrise and another -- in another 15 minutes. temperatures are within a few degrees of yesterday. we will be 60 by 9:00, partly cloudy by the bay. temperatures will be climbing throughit will be cool at the c, may be 60 with breezy winds. our slow climb starts today with temperatures coming up a few degrees inland. we will see more dramatic warming in a few -- , which i will detail in a few minutes. liz: other members of the catholic community are responding.
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tim johns spoke with some to get their take on the archbishop's decision. >> one issue seems to be top of mind for many in the community. on friday the a archbishop issued a statement barring nancy pelosi from receiving communion. >> all of nancy's fellow catholics love her but this is a situation where tough love is needed. >> she says she supports the archbishop's decision and says she believes it is in keeping with the laws of the church. >> we cannot leave a part of it and reject a part of it. >> nancy pelosi cannot receive communion in san francisco, but she could receive it in other dioceses. >> it just seems very much like
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he is singling her out and trying to make an example of her in the most on pastoral and spiritually -- unpastoral and spiritually violent way possible. >> she points to a vote by american bishops that fell short of denying communion to president biden. she worries that the archbishop's decision could end up doing more harm than good. >> it will alienate catholics who are already alienated. >> in san francisco, tim johns, abc 7 news. liz: a manhunt is underway for three men accused of pistol whipping and robbing a woman. this happened around 10:30 friday night. she was forced into a green
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sedan, robbed,, beaten, and then left. on the street the victim was taken to the hospital for her injuries. residents near vacaville are allowed to return to their homes after fire broke out. evacuation orders were issued to some residents in the area. firefighters have made progress. there are no reports of damages from the flames. wildfire season has arrived in the bay area. our reporter went to a fire ready resource fair in the north bay. >> i am concerned for my family but to be informed for my neighborhood. >> there is a weekly test. jennifer was checking out the fire ready resource fair in
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santa rosa. > in>> in 2019 we saw the flames o we decided to evacuate. >> a lot of homeowners have already been affected. >> we wear this while we are out fighting wildfires. >> where to go if a wildfire prompted neighborhood evacuations. this evacuation siren was only a test. 3 major wildfires have taught north bay residents tough lessons. >> we had more acres burned within city limits last year, and it shows the drought conditions are real, climate change is happening. >> calfire a started training its seasonal firefighters more
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than a month early this year due to increased fire danger in the bay area. >> i cannot imagine being surrounded by fire. >> antoine jenkins just moved to santa rosa from texas. >> people need to know what to -->> we are not just sitting bk and doing nothing. >> the santa rosa fire department has declared june 6 the start of fire season. cornell barnard, abc 7 news. liz: a wildfire burning in yuba county is now 70% contained. the golden fire has burned more than 20 acres near kempton ville on federal land inside tahoe national forest. the cause of that fire is still under investigation.
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this is the kind of fire authorities do not usually see this early in the season. >> this early spring stuff is different than what we use to see in this area. liz: the highway remains closed north of grass valley. it has led to evacuations. a brush fire that forced evacuations in mendocino county is affecting air quality here in the bay area. the ones fire started near point arena. it is now 60% contained. smoke from that fire could impact air from the north bay to the pendency allowed. a lot of fire danger this weekend. drew: we will have -- lisa: we will have the sea breeze keeping us cool. it will get really hot.
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liz: developing out of southern california, the san bernardino police are looking for suspectss in a shooting. there was an argument to before the gunfire. several of the victims went to the hospital on their own where they were treated. today you can turn in guns for cash. multiple agencies are hosting a
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gun and firearms buyback event. they have $50,000 to give away on a first-come first surveys assist -- serve basis. the current lottery based admissions system at lowell high school could be extended. the superintendent is expected to ask the school board tuesday for the extension. if approved, the lottery will continue into the 2022-2023 school year. the school board has to vote on a permanent process. the current lottery system is only temporary. russia says ukrainian fighters have surrendered at a steel plant in mariupol. heavy fighting continues there
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in eastern ukraine. a child now among those injured in a ukrainian town after missiles hit a cultural center. western sanctions against russia have " practically broken all logistics corridors used by the country for trade." a captain at travis air force base is breathing a sigh of relief after having helped her mother escape from ukraine. >> u.s. air force captain embracing her mother luba, jumping into action as soon as she agreed to flee from ukraine. >> i immediately contacted my friends. >> the ukrainian born american citizen is based out of travis air force base and she has
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worked tirelessly to get her mother here to her home in vacaville. >> i had nearly 2 weeks of sleepless nights. i was running on adrenaline because i was living on ukrainian time. my brain was constantly working. >> planning her mother's escape over a 2 week period from one safe house to the next, luba leaving everything behind. >> my job, my cat, everything! >> i was thinking " what can i do to not get in the way and support her?" >> that meant traveling to poland to pick up luba. >> it was seven buses until i found the one she was on, grabbed her bags. >> luba is feeling lucky to be
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safe and free on this northern californian property. >> i cannot express how grateful i am to american people. >> the captain thinking her air force background for bringing her -- thanking her air force background for bringing her mother home safely. >> i am a leader who can make decisions. >> as for how long luba will stay -- >> time will tell. liz:, coming up former chairman admiral mike mullen will talk about the ukrainian aid package and finland and sweden joining nato. you can watch that at eight :00 this morning right here on abc seven. in the east bay some of the most skilled utility workers around but their skills to the test.
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the line men's rodeo -- the events include pole climbing, companion rescue, and other skills. they will go on to compete in the international line men's rodeo in kansas. santa clara county residents are getting a hands-on opportunity to reduce water pollution. it is an effort to ensure santa clara county's liver -- rivers and lakes are clean. one group of volunteers met up to clean up a popular hiking trail in san jose. >> there is this beautiful open space and i want to do what i can for our local nature. liz: in all, more than 500 volunteers took part in cleanup
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events around the county cleaning thousands of pounds of trash out of the creek areas. it was a great day to be outside. health on the square in downtown redwood city -- this event brought together vendors -- there were exercise classes and a drum circle. when those that key sponsors of this is the nfl alumni association of the bay area. ♪ >> i've been vaccinated, i got my vote -- vote -- boosters. ♪ liz: you recognize that person? dan was there performing with his band and the crowd.
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people enjoyed a day of fun and information. the western conference finals shift to dallas. the doves are hosting a party at thrive city outside of the chase center. fans can cheer on the warriors. the party starts this afternoon. tip-off is at 6:00 p.m. the warriors are hosting another watch party on tuesday for game fo -- game 4. lisa: the sea breeze will be picking up. we will watch for our warming trend to continue. we are adding a few degrees today. here -- here is a live look at doppler seven. it is 50 in oakland right now.
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some 40's out there with a little fog, half moon bay ha -- over 14 hours of daylight. pretty good air quality. mild to warm the next few days. the coast stays comfortable. we will cool down. we may get warmer as the holiday weekend continues. you can always count on that sea breeze. by the afternoon, 20 to 30 miles per hour. the marin county coastline -- a light breeze elsewhere. temperatures are warming up as high pressure builds in. we will remain cool and winds gusting 20 to 30 miles per hour
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for your monday. we will see cloud cover south of san francisco and that sea breeze keeping temperatures in the upper 50's. you get further north towards stinson, those ocean temperatures, 49 degrees. highs tomorrow will climb into the 90's and wind, so that heat from the sacramento valley will move further westward. notice oakland climbing into the 70's. tuesday is our warmest day. at the coast we will keep it. temperatures will stay in the 60's. fire danger with a shift in the wind from the northern to eastern mountains will allow drying conditions to take us into wednesday. as we get into the rest of the work week, looking at cooler days. highs arranging -- it is a cool
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afternoon. 75 for the high in oakland. 84 in vallejo. we were about 90 yesterday in the delta. about the same today. mid 80's around morgan hill. check it out. we are warming up dramatically as we get into the middle of the week. the heat will hold on through wednesday. as we cool off, low clouds and fog return. the temperature spread guess more narrow. we will allow this temper -- numbers to be anywhere from 10 to 15 degrees above average. liz: the gold gala recognizing important members of the asian-american community.
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liz: welcome back. this aapi heritage month, a
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party was held to recognize some of the most visionary leaders in the community. we were invited to the inaugural gold gala. >> welcome to downtown los angeles. this is not your ordinary awards show. instead of a red carpet, this carpet is gold for the inaugural gold gala where we are celebrating asian americans and pacific islanders for breaking that bamboo ceiling. we spoke to a number of visionaries from the bay area. they all had the same message of gratitude and why this gala is important for aapi representation. >> we have so many stories to share and tell with our own voices. i am so happy to see all this. >> seeing all these amazing, talented people, and they are
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all creative, and they are all contributing in their own way. we are loud and proud and here tuesday. follow your dreams. >> we all come from very different threads, even our parents come from different threads. india, asia --what matters is us finding the roots of that- and expressing it. >> the first time i saw an asian-american face was on star trek. i was so empowered. i will always remember that feeling as a child. that is why i love my job. i get to deliver that kind of empowerment for kids across the globe. >> company is like old house and event -- >> what a remarkable day this has been. i am particularly excited to be here not only to be covering it but i was named a recipient last year.
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i am proud to be here on behalf of the media and abc 7. liz: still to come, relief on the way for families struggling from the nationwide ruby formula -- baby formula shortage. when the class of 2022 can ♪ ♪ how's he still playin'?
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and has helped over one million people. it was proven superior at helping people stay alive and out of the hospital. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure, kidney problems, or high blood potassium. ask your doctor about entresto. >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. liz: good morning. thank you for joining us here. let's start this half-hour with a look at the forecast. lisa: we have fog. it is patchy from our mount tam camera. visibility is. still good we are -- visibility is still good. otherwise, you will notice it is not widespread.
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temperatures are in the 40's and 50's. cool spot with fog, half moon bay. you can see it is a clear start to the day. mid 40's, santa rosa. 54 in concorde. milder from the east bay to the south bay. 9:00, we have the 50's and 60's. winds will kick up along the coast. 80 in antioch. we are in the mid 80's up towards santa rosa. upper 70's to near 80, near santa -- san jose and gilroy. we have advertised a heat wave coming into play. we will talk about that in a couple more minutes. liz: developing news, and up and
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coming bicyclist from san francisco has been shot to death in austin, texas. the suspect is on the run in what investigators are characterizing as a love triangle. wilson had been in a brief relationship last year with armstrong's boyfriend. wilson was in austin for a race. the boyfriend said he had been dating armstrong for 3 years and that -- a security guard who died in the mass shooting at a buffalo supermarket is being honored this week. aaron salter junior received a post-humanist degree in communications. salter put his decree on halt for work. his son accepted the degree on his behalf. >> i know that would make him
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happy. liz: salter was killed when he confronted the killer at the tops -- the gunman at the tops supermarket last week. 2 people were killed and dozens more injured when a tornado touched down last -- >> the roof started to shake. i turned around and they left side of hobby lobby's roof came off. >> it is devastating. liz: the governor signed an emergency declaration for the entire county. the national weather service estimated this tornado was on the ground for 26 minutes. the first flights of baby formula from europe will arrive in indiana.
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karen mitchell reports. >> a plane carrying tens of thousands of pounds of baby formula from europe is expected today in indiana. agriculture secretary tom vilsack will be on hand when that shipment arrives in indianapolis. >> this is a new one for us. we are here to help. >> 71,000 pounds of formula on that first flight, all of it specialized for babies allergic to proteins in cow milk. a hypoallergenic formula is expected to be flown out in the coming days. many parents are growing desperate. she is having to transition her infant to baby food a month early. >> it has been difficult to
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navigate now that we are on our last can. >> 45% of baby formula has run out. president joe biden signed a bill that will make it easier for recipients of the wic nutrition program to buy baby formula. he is also invoking the emergency production act. in a washington post -- a washington post op-ed -- the ceo of abbott nutrition rights in a washington post op-ed " we are sorry to all the families we have left down." liz: a salmonella outbreak has led to the recall of some jif peanut butter products. the salmonella cases trace back to a company in kentucky upper and bid by the smuckers company.
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any senior who wears class of 2022 swag can get a free senior day dozen, including 8 glazed doughnuts and 4 themed donuts. , for all you seniors, grab your crab -- cap end down and make your way to krispy kreme on wednesday. this week is the season finale of american idol. nord thompson made it to the end of the competition, but only one will win that top prize. here is morgan norwood. ♪ >> the wait is finally over. ♪ >> as this season of american idol comes to an end and a new sod -- super star born. ♪ >> after a dramatic season full of twists and turns -- >> she used everything --
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showmanship, costume, lights. ♪ >> she stays to her style. >> noah thompson saying his heart out to win america's vote and earn themselves a spot in america's most coveted contest. >> as far as talent, we are throwing off amazing people now. >> after surviving every round of competition, the long road coming to an end. the 2022 finalists now hope this lands them a spot at the top of american idol. >> you sang a song people have a lot of feelings for and connect to in a large way. >> i think i have one in my pocket.
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>> it is a celebration for all of us. do the things we love to do the most. >> > the finale will include songs from the judges as well as performances from earth wind and fire and more. liz: you can watch the american idol finale tonight on abc seven. tune in at 5:00 p.m. to watch it live. if that is too early, we will replay it later. you have heard yoga can benefit your body, but let's get more specific. yoga for your eyes. the pandemic has made it more popular. we will explain. we will check in with lisa when we get back. ♪ i'm greg, i'm 68 years old. i do motivational speaking in addition to the substitute teaching. i honestly feel that that's my calling-- to give back to younger people. i think most adults will start realizing that they don't recall things as quickly as they used to
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i joined the district attorney's office to pursue justice for everyone. but like so many of my colleagues, i resigned in protest because chesa boudin interfered in every single case and failed to do his job. the office is absolutely in disarray right now. chesa dissolved my unit prosecuting car break-ins. now criminals flock to san francisco because there are no consequences. we can't wait. recall chesa boudin now. liz: welcome back.
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here is a live look at the golden gate ridge. -- golden gate ridge. with stock is -- woofstalk is marin humane's most attended event of the year. it runs from noon until 5:00 p.m. today. today is your last chance to check out the best food they have to offer at the -- there are special wine tastings and seminar discussions, barbecues, and a country music concert. part of the proceeds will go to the sonoma county grape grower's foundation and future farmers of america. it will be a really nice day out
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in one country. lisa: temperatures climbing through the 80's there, but right here we will not even get into the upper 60's. the sea breeze will halt the warming. the rest of the weekend and the warm-up coming up. liz: the latest on andrew wiggins' . status for tonight -- andrew wiggins' status for tonight coming up in status for tonight coming up in sports♪ age before beauty? why not both? visibly diminish wrinkled skin in just two days. new crepe corrector lotion only from gold bond. champion your skin.
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liz: here is a live look out side at sfo this morning. the san francisco giants is teaming up to give kids a safer place to play ball and pay tribute to a legend. the city of richmond honored willie mays by enshrining maze on the city's walk of honor.
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maze is the first person -- mays is the first person to receive this honor. he did not attend the event, but it nearly brought his son to tears. >> what he would say is dream big, stay strong, and he has your back. [applause] liz: the giants community fund paid for part of the ballpark renovation. the restored fields have new grass, pitching mounds, and a willie mays banner. first pitch is at 105 in oracle -- 1:05 in oracle park. tipoff is at 6:00 p.m. at the american airlines center. one of the w's all-stars is
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questionable for the game. here is chris alvarez with the details. >> warriors foreword andrew wiggins has been the remarried offender. luka doncic officially listed -- the primary defender. luka doncic officially listed as possible for tonight. >> i expect him to play. it is standard procedure if someone gets an injury, i have to report it. he is technically questionable. we expect him to play. to be honest, i did not even know he was hurt until raymond told me he was questionable. generally, you have to win a road game to win a series. for us, that has been a good formula. we have won road games in 21
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straight series over the years, and we are confident in their ability to win on the road, but we know it will be a challenge here in dallas. >> big hats, and must on a sunny day. 425 feet to left-center, 1-0. bottom of the eighth, giants down 2-0. fourth of the season, giants down just 2-1. bottom of the ninth, same score, the giants avoid the three game sweep later today. picking up the second inning, luis back up the middle. frankie montas recovers. take a look again, that baseball going right off his pinky. montas would have to leave the game.
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here comes the rally. lowery, rbi double. top of the ninth, down 5-3, this pitch goes up and in. the umpire rolls it a swing and strike three. trying to get out of the way, not a swing. the series wraps up later today. stanford and alabama in the regionals. give most burger leadoff triple. she is going to play a pickle and win. the cardinal score 3 in the first to take the lead. alana's outer -- stanford wins 6-0. the cardinal -- stanford will play in the regional final later on sunday. that is your look at sports. liz: what a nice weekend it has
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been, lisa. it feels like the start of summer. lisa: with temperatures well above average, the warmest spot should be in the mid 70's this time of year. san jose, about 75. we will be about 5 degrees above average. 10 degrees above average as we get into high-pressure that will build into california, bringing in that summer warmth, by keeping the coast cool with the sea breeze. here is the look outside our building where you can see the clear sky. it is 50 oakland, 51 in san francisco. a little fog. this is the video from mount tam. it will not last long. , the san mateo coast, the marin county coast, 54 in fairfield.
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it is about 50 in livermore. temperatures are milder in spots. anywhere from 2 to 4 degrees warmer from hayward to livermore this morning. the golden gate bridge there, a little bit of fog, and that breeze not much to it right now. mild to warm. we will get to that summer like eat. -- summer like heat. a system wants to bring rain into extreme northern california. 20 to 30 miles per hour here. the evening hours -- son not setting until -- the sun not setting until 8:18. the winds get gust year from 3 -- gustier from 30 to 40 miles
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per hour. numbers continue to trend that way, upward with mid 90's, even triple digits not out of the question. back through the 70's for the later part of the week. 82 santa clara today. mid 70's at the beach in santa cruz. redwood city will see temperatures in the upper 70's. and i stay for you with upper 60's downtown and mid-60's with that breeze at the coast. one country is warmer today with 88 in santa rosa. 80, a sea breeze in the afternoon. mid 70's here. it was nice yesterday on the east bay. union city, 77.
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you had inland, here is where the temperatures are warming to about 90. a warm day for you in brentwood. overnight lows tonight, we will see a little bit of patchy fog near half moon bay. mild out there. the accuweather forecast, when we get into that he'd waive the overnight lows will drop into the -- heat wave, the overnight lows will drop into the 50's. we are all 90's inland. you are climbing through the 80's as well as redwood city. that is hot for you on the peninsula. on the coast we will keep the sea breeze, but still fire danger elevated. liz: sounds good. you already know that yoga can help ease stress and with more
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people working from home, luz p ena spoke to a yoga instructor who says many are practicing eye yoga. >> americans spend 5 to 7 hours a day looking at a screen. during the pandemic, those numbers doubled for many people. > when your eyesight is so good, you can tell when it starts to give out a little bit. >> her whole life she has had 2020 vision but recently her optometrists noticed a difference. a yoga instructor and owner of a studio in san francisco pivoted from teaching in person to teaching online and is now implementing eye yoga into the many -- the beginning of many of his classes. >> it just so happens the
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pandemic has given a lot of us teachers this inspiration to transfer what we normally do in the studio. >> we asked mark to show us the i yoga -- eye yoga technique. >> the eyes will go up towards the ceiling and without straining, circled the eyes to the right, and down, and keep moving around to the peripheral edge of your vision. if you notice the eyes skipping or jumping, go slowly the next time around. it is not about speed. >> clinically, does eye yoga actually work? >> any activity help reduce strain is helpful for the muscles. >> director of the pacific vision institute says exercises like this are important to preserve eye health. >> every 20 minutes the patient
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showed love 20 feet away for about 22nd -- should look 20 feet away for about 20 seconds. liz: fascinating. next, one of san francisco -- a day to honor one of san francisco's longtime icons. what you can do to honor harvey milk.
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liz: welcome back. here are the winning number's from last night's powerball drawing. the powerball number 11. nobody picked all six numbers so the jackpot increases.
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the winning numbers from last night's lotto drawing. nobody matched all 6 numbers in that drawing either. wednesday's jackpot drawing gross. an event runs from 11:00 to 4:00 today with a mile of car free streets available. families can run, walk, ride, and play. rockclimbing is also included in today's line above activities. the event ends near keith and third streets. today is harvey milk day. today would have been milk's 92nd birthday. a special screening of the times of harvey milk will be held at the castro theater. a block party is also being held
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to celebrate the day and milk's achievements for the lgbtq community. san francisco city hall will be lit up in rainbow colors tonight. next on abc seven mornings at 6:00 a.m., is it necessary? reactions from catholics in the area on nancy pelosi being barred from communion by the archbishop of san francisco. lust the threat of wildfire is very real. -- plus the threat of wildfire is very real. ♪
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reduces inflammation. don't touch my piano. kick pain in the aspercreme. announcer: building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. >> this is a situation where tough love is needed and that is what the archbishop is extending. liz: this morning, catholics responding to the news the archbishop of san francisco band nancy pelosi from receiving communion. some say it is necessary while others believe it is too extreme. good morning, it is sunday, may 22. i am liz kreutz. we will get to that in a moment, but first, the weather with lisa argen. lisa: good morning. we have patchy fog along the coast and temperatures in the 50's. little bit warmer than some of you. live doppler

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