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good morning, it is sunday, july 19th. a look outside, looks nice as we look at the municipal rose garden in san jose. cloudy skies you can see above. thanks so much for starting your sunday with us. i'm kira klapper. meteorologist rob mayeda is in for vianey with a look at your microclimate forecast. hey, rob, good morning. i saw you on late last night and thanks for being back with us this morning. >> if i fall asleep at any time, wake me up. you brought up a really good point with the low clouds this morning. we're seeing them pretty far
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inland. it's a good sign of a strong case of ocean air conditioning. you see san francisco or you can't see it. mist and drizzle. we do have low clouds and a little bit of smoke in the air which we'll talk about in about 15 minutes. that smoke advisory for the inland valleys. the low clouds never leave the coast. temperatures trending down from yesterday. 50s and 60s to start the day. by noon we'll see the 70s and 80s inland. instead today's highs for most of our valleys in the mid-80s. warmest spot today san martin and morgan hills. cooler temperatures ahead, a look at air quality and sierra thunderstorm ihen. the rise of coronavirus cases here in the bay area now has state and local leaders
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scaling back reopening plans. nearly the entire bay area is on the state's watch list because of the covid surge. yesterday morning the only exclusion is san mateo county. because of that businesses there are becoming a big draw for people looking for services they can't get in their counties. some people even driving across the bay just for a haircut. as "today in the bay's" marianne favro explains, they may not stay off the watch list for much longer. >> reporter: it was so busy downtown we spotted several lines for food, something you can get anywhere in the bay area, but a lot of people were here for things you can't get elsewhere, barber shops and hair salons are open. so tony drove 22 miles from san francisco to get his first professional cut in four months. >> and i thought, let me try to get a haircut actually, mainly because san mateo is the only
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place you can get a haircut. >> reporter: 1-year-old ace lives nearby but many customers here at alex's deluxe barber drove from san jose or dublin to get a cut. however, it's a luxury that may not be available next weekend. >> it appears to us that the county early next week may be on the watch list. that's a direct result of our issues around new cases. >> reporter: louise rogers issued a statement saying while we are not currently on the list, our case rate of 101.2 cases per 100,000 in the population, 14-day ruling average, will likely put us on the list soon. supervisor capeda believes san jose was able to get to this level because of an aggressive public outreach campaign early. >> the county's investment in
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social media, in billboards, making sure that in businesses we have those placards in and really worked well for us. >> reporter: he adds that while there is concern about outside visitors it all comes down to wearing a mask. so the county's next message won't be about closing hair salons and gyms. marianne favro, nbc bay area news. here is a look at new covid-19 cases here in the bay area. alme do couameda county reporte cases. santa clara county reported 169 new cases. 160 in contra costa. 141 in san francisco. the counties you see with a dash have not yet reported numbers for the week. now to help for the surge at
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california hospitals. military he haddics have been called in. a 21-person team from travis air force base is heading south to help doctors in palm springs. they're assigned to covid isolation units. the icu is full. there is 80% capacity. rancho mirage isn't the only hospital in need of help. some 17 hospitals in riverside alone rely on traveling nurses to cover the surge in covid cases. dozens of alameda county sheriff's deputies and staffers have all tested positive for covid-19. the sheriff's department says back in march there were just two cases and then no more again until late june. in the last few weeks 38 employees have tested positive. most of them sworn deputies, we're told. some work in santa rita jails which is trying to curb a
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massive outbreak there. with reopening plans constantly changing by the hour we know it can be confusing. we have it broken down county by county. look at this grid. bay area reopening plans. you can find more information about what's open in your county as well as the very latest headlines. back to our continuing coverage on the life of john lewis, the last living speaker from the 196 3 march on washington. he marched and spoke right alongside the reverend martin now remembering the legacy of the congressman. congressman john lewis emerged as one of the nation's top civil rights leaders in his early 20s making it his lifelong mission to start what he called getting into good trouble. "today in the bay's" sergio quintana shows us how the bay area is paying tribute. we're marching today to
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dramatize to the nation and to the world. >> reporter: in 1965 john lewis was one who marched across the edmunds pettus bridge for the civil rights act that passed a few months later. at that point lewis had already spent years making good trouble, as he called it, in the fight for civil rights. his efforts were known to those in the bay area who mobilized in voter registration in the south. >> john's participation in that caused people like them to participate. >> reporter: elected to congress in 1986 he became a leader and mentor for other members. >> it's hard to imagine a world without john lewis. >> reporter: barbara lee was among a group that would take young people to the district to
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the south every year where lewis would guide them through what he experienced as a freedom rider. on the edmund pettus bridge. >> he pulled the kids aside and spoke with them. >> it was an experience i'm so grateful for. >> reporter: bay area native michelle coleman was among one of those groups a few years ago able to meet with lewis and vividly remembers his message. >> the main focus he conveyed to us is nonviolence and good trouble but it was our responsibility to promote this love and acceptance. >> reporter: sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. a 12-year-old bay area boy went through a painful ordeal that ended at the hospital all because he wanted to go for a swim. first responders were called to antioch's deer valley high school around 4:30. a boy had impaled his leg on a
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fence. he reportedly had been trying to get into the lock swimming pool. police had to held him in place ten feet off the ground while crews cut out part of the fence. he was airlifted to the hospital. friday night on ciolino avenue officers responded to shots fired. a man was standing in front of an apartment. the driver fled road. police believe this is the car, the burgundy toyota corolla. much more ahead on "today in the bay." we take you live to our conversation with chuck todd who has a preview of this week's "meet the press." and a unique way of fighting for racial equality. how this east bay boxer is helping kids knock out racism. for the sweaty faces,
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and the hidden smiles. the foggy glasses, and the muffled laughs. a simple piece of fabric makes a big statement: wear a. let's all do our part to slow the spread. welcome back. it is time now to bring in chuck
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todd, nbc news political director and moderator of "meet the press." hi, chuck, as always thanks for joining us this morning. we wish we could talk to you about the life and legacy of john lewis, but we just want to stick to some topics important in terms of coronavirus right now. arguably you could say it seems more widely expected to be affecting us right now. it was a conservative state versus liberal state and now is impacting the south which was reluctant to make masks mandatory and things like that. do you think this new geographical change from the virus will affect the decisions of the republican majority on the next round of govnm at all? >> i think it's a well reasoned premise that you came up with there. i think you're seeing some
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evidence of it. for instance overnight there was this report coming out of "the washington post" that the white house negotiators on the next round of relief zeroed out the senate republican idea, these are senate republicans, who wanted to increase funding for testing, increase funding for nih, increase funding for the cdc. and the white house was somehow saying, no, they didn't want that. and there's a reason that got leaked to "the washington post." it's obvious this was an attempt to try to make sure it influenced a bun ch of us on sunday morning. i asked is this the idea for not getting extra money and the report was found to be surprising, he wasn't overly critical of his boss, being the president, but expressed some surprise that that was the stance of the administration. what i do think is, what you implied in the premise of the question. i think senate republicans will be a lot more generous now in what they were proposing than
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what they were talking about two weeks ago. >> very interesting. look forward to seeing that interview in about 45 minutes from now. and now looking at the november presidential election, it's getting closer, three and a half months away. >> right. >> polls seem to be showing that people aren't pleased with the way the trump administration is handling the virus. how do you think that will play a role in the president's election, re-election, or not? >> oh, i think it's a referendum and obviously we're seeing according to these polls it's a pretty sour view of his leadership on the virus. whether it's our survey, a new abc news/"washington post," fox news, they all say the same thing. large majorities in this country think the president is not
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dealing with this virus correctly. all these polls show he has to change course. if he doesn't, i don't know how he gets out from under this current situation. >> we will, as always, wait and see. chuck, we so appreciate your insight. we will see you in about 45 minutes from now. thanks very much to you. we hope you join chuck for this special edition of "meet the press." he will speak with two expert panelists on the economic impact, reopening schools, the 2020 election. so much to cover. plus representative jim clyburn joins chuck todd and remembering john lewis. it will be something to watch. tune in to "meet the press" 8:00 a.m. right after this newscast. and coming up in about 30 minutes from now we will talk to our nbc bay area political analyst, larry gerston, for our weekly segment. we'll take a look at the rising
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covid cases across the nation, here in the bay area as well, and what may have led to that resurgence when we thought you were doing well. back here locally going outdoors is something a lot of people are doing during the pandemic and now they have a new option at least in the east bay part of the bay trail project, a new segment of path that adds to the trail behind golden gate fields racetrack. this cost almost $19 million. organizers told us about the significance. >> a one-mile total extension of the missing link for the san francisco bay trail. it's a new trail, a recreation trail and a linear park. it will connect to unconnected pieces of the 8.5-mile east shore state park. >> looks beautiful out there. park leaders encourage people to wear facial coverings and social distance. it looks like plenty of space to
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socially distance on that path. a local boxer hosted a special free event for children in oakland yesterday. the stand-up and knock out racism event billed as a black and brown wellness gathering. the focus was on boxing. kids were invited to learn a variety of moves. the professional boxer says she wants to give kids tools to work through the tensions and feelings they face not just physical tools. >> i can't just exercise my issues away. i have to learn different ways. maybe with some poetry. maybe with some music. maybe with some acupuncture. maybe with some writing. i want to give you different tools, different healing methods so that you can be at home and have some self-care. >> when she isn't in the ring,
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gomez runs the local nonprofit organization vertical skills outreach that offers youth ways to heal and be strong. just shy of 7:18. time to check in with meteorologist rob mayeda for a look at our microclimate forecast. it turned out to be quite lovely yesterday. you say we have a cooldown today. even into some of our interior valleys, out to walnut creek and the tri-valley, waking up to low clouds. san francisco, those low clouds are bringing drizzle at times to the morning. transamerica pyramy ie not much wind. the breezes picking up this afternoon. currently at 60 degrees. and into san jose we have that ceiling of low clouds right over downtown, 62 degrees. winds out of the northwest from 15 to 20 miles an hour.
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air quality in the good range for now. in the interior east bay and the south bay we might see smoke. good to moderate levels of ground level smoke. you may see that drifting up from the south. as you head out to fairfield, the delta breeze as the winds are picking up in fairfield and solano county at 20 miles per hour. on the satellite the low clouds never really clear the coast. so santa cruz may get brief sunshine at times. not just across the inner bay dropping a few degrees from yesterday. highs inland, may see
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temperatures close to the upper 80s to near 90. further inland out to concord and livermore, san francisco low to mid-60s and low 70s around oakland. interesting forecast up towards the sierra mainly south of interstate 80. notice as we head through the afternoon thunderstorms firing up once again. things are quiet during the morning, add some heating of the day and mid-level moisture from the south. if you had a good recipe for thunderstorms. we'll have to watch some of this as we head to the middle part of the week, some of that moisture may try to drift further or farther off to the west so that's something we'll watch later on. mid-80s and now jumping forward to tuesday look at that continued cooldown now for the north bay. low 80s in solano county. morgan hill, mid-80s. the cooling trend which is getting started today probably peaks in terms of the cooldown around tuesday.
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low clouds, some drizzle at times. look at the cooldown for the valleys, low 80s, nice and comfortable temperatures, patchy low clouds inland for the first half of the week. we'll start to see the numbers climbing back closer to 90 degrees. so the good news we're not seeing much in the way of extended heat. temperatures may drop below average around the bay area. >> i love that free air conditioning, rob. thanks so much. and we do have much more ahead on "today in the bay." >> reporter: some workers wait days or weeks, but one entrepreneur says he's getting people through to the unemployment office in minutes. i'm consumer investigator chris chmura. that's next.
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there are still long lines and still many unanswered
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questions. unemployed workers continue to voice frustration about california's development department. an app developer says he's found a way to connect people hassle free. chris chmura shows us. >> reporter: christopher, kristen and so many others complain their calls to the state never go through. a san francisco app developer found himself in that predicament, too, and then started coding. countless unemployed workers are continuously calling for help. >> i called them every day. some days i even called over 300 times. >> reporter: but the state isn't always answering. >> we know that frustrates people. >> i kept trying to call. >> reporter: when andre woodley couldn't get them to take his phone calls he went to work on a solution. tapping experience making apps he created a bot, an automated computer program to dial for him.
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>> built it in like 30 minutes, launched it and was able to connect within five minutes. >> reporter: now for $30 you can use the bot, too. he founded a business called auto dial. after you sign up you can just go about your business. auto dial will call you when a state worker is ready. testimonials on the website say customers waited as little as two minutes. andre says he's helped about 700 people so far. so what's the secret? andre says he's figured out edd has two distinct recordings, one if it isn't going to take your call and another if it is. so the bot just calls over and over, possibly thousands of times in a row, until it hears the right recording. and when it does it calls your phone and connects you to the line. >> once you're on hold for about five to ten minutes. >> reporter: since andre's bot is burning up the phone lines we inquired. edd said it would get back to us but hasn't yet. we asked andre if his bot is
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making the edd situation worse. he said no. the only thing the bot is tying up is the useless recording that gets you nowhere. sometimes uncle sam frowns on dial-in calls so we asked the federal communications. it represents a real-life caller who really wants to talk with edd. >> it's the same as an agent or someone calling on your behalf, like a family member saying i'm going to call you, the same as that. >> reporter: the bot is dialing faster than any human could. if you don't want to pay $30, we did squeeze one free nugget from andre. the best times to call edd. andre says 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. his data shows calls are most likely to go through around those times. 8:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. back to you. >> wow, that is some incredible information. what a genius. thank you, chris, for bringing us that story. we have much more ahead on
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"today in the bay" coming up. they are part of the trader joe's brand. you likely know them and now a new petition calling for the grocery chain to remove certain food labels arguing it perpetuates a harmful stereo time. plus, it's bigger, faster, can carry plenty of water and it's here just in time for fire season. the hawk that will help fight wildfires.
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good morning. it is sunday, july 19th, 7:29. as we take a live look outside at the municipal rose garden in san jose looks like a nice morning to get out. can't help but see that ceiling of clouds as meteorologist rob mayeda so perfectly put it. i'm kira klapper. let's check in with the meteorologist himself as he joins us with your microclimate forecast. it was a perfect way to put it.
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a perfect cloud cover over san jose. >> we haven't seen too much of that to start off the morning. walnut creek or to dublin. the common theme throughout the bay area is the low cloud cover with some drizzle in a few areas around san francisco. low clouds in san francisco, over to dublin and san jose this morning. we'll continue to see our temperatures slowly climbing. the low clouds are a real big part of the story today as they keep not only the coastline without a lot of sun but inland today coupled with the sea breeze which will be pretty strong at times keeping today y we go hour by hour lunch time temperatures starting to climb into the 70s and 80s inland. low to mid-60s on the coast. and instead of seeing 90s inland or widespread 90s inland we're dropping back into the mid-80s, even towards the inland east bay. san jose, 84 degrees.
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we'll talk more about even more cooling over the next few days and a closer look at the air quality and how smoke may be an issue for our inland valleys the next couple of days. look at that coming up in about 16 minutes. kira? we are seeing a surge of coronavirus cases in the bay area and now local leaders are scaling back reopening plans. nearly the entire bay area is on the state's watch list because of the surge in cases. we showed you this yesterday morning and it remains the same. the only exemption is san mateo county. because of that a big draw for people looking for services they can't get at home. some people even driving across the bay area just for a haircut. san mateo county might not stay off the state watch list for much longer. the county is seeing more new covid cases why the leaders fear the state will put the county on the watch list for a matter of days. >> there appears to us that the
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county early next week may be on that watch list. that's a direct result of our issues around new cases. >> the chief of san mateo county health issued this statement saying, while we are not currently on this list, our case rate of 101.2 cases per 100,000 in the population likely will put us on the list soon. supervisor david canepa says he feels san mateo county was able to get this phase of easing restrictions in part because of an aggressive public outreach campaign launched early. we will continue to follow san mateo county. and here is a look at the rest of the counties in the bay area. just yesterday alameda county reported 241 new covid cases, the highest out of the counties that have report that had were 169 new cases.
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160 in contra costa county. 141 in san francisco. the counties that only have a dash by them have not yet reported numbers for this weekend. even though the u.s. has terminated its relationship with the world health organization we're still following the w.h.o. and reporting a new daily record increase in covid-19 cases. more than a quarter million. this as more u.s. states report record highs. nbc's sam brock is in the hard hit state of florida with the late details. >> reporter: for a nation reeling from a covid crisis, small signs of hope. >> i'm really rooting for this vaccine, and i -- it has helped me cope because i really see an end. >> reporter: heather wiley completed phase one of a trial that's moved to the next step. it's assistance that can't come soon enough. as states across the country continue racking up record numbers, in florida more than
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10,300 new cases saturday, a surge of 93,000 infections in just over a week. hospitals have been hammered. >> busier than we've ever been, sicker than we've ever been. >> reporter: at least one south florida health care system tells our miami station wtvj they're about to run out of a critical treatment, remdesivir. >> we are all running very short on supplies. >> reporter: senator marco rubio tweeting 30,000 vials of remdesivir are en route to florida, enough to treat 5,000 covid-19 patients. >> we can come up with an early treatment to stop people who are exposed from developing symptoms, that would really ease things up a lot. >> reporter: dr. jeffrey rosen's company, amr, is testing patients who are either mildly symptomatic or recently exposed to the virus. they inhale medication through either preventing development or treating symptoms that
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could truly pay dividends in cutting community spread. in houston, texas, the largest medical center in the world is already overwhelmed. now at 104% icu capacity. on the west coast l.a.'s mayor, eric garcetti, considering another lockdown. >> i'm hopeful that your actions in the coming week will show our numbers begin to come down. the data doesn't lie and it still is very dangerous. >> reporter: sam brock, nbc bay area news. well, back here locally with reopening plans constantly evolving sometimes by the hour it sure is confusing so we've made it easy for you. we've broken it down county by county. you see this grid on our website. click on bay area reopening plans. it's right at the top of our home page. that's where you can find more information about what's open in your county as well as the very latest covid headlines. shifting now to our other top story.
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he was the last living speaker from the 1963 march on washington alongside the reverend martin luther king jr. the country is continuing to remember the life, the legacy of congressman john lewis. lewis emerged as one of the nation's top civil rights leaders in his early 20s. he was arrested dozens of times. he made it his mission to start what he called getting in good trouble. "today in the bay's" sergio quintana shows us how the bay area is paying tribute. we're marching today to dramatize to the nation and dramatize to the world. >> reporter: in 1965 john lewis was among those who marched across the edmund pettus bridge in selma. the violent reaction from alabama state troopers solidified support for the civil rights act that passed just a few months later. at that point lewis had already spent years making good trouble, as he called it, in the fight for civil rights. his efforts then were already known to leaders in the baya who later mobilized in voter registration efforts in the
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south. >> john's participation in that caused people like the late george, the late terry francois all to go off to mississippi to participate. >> reporter: but lewis' leadership didn't end in the '60s. elected to congress in 1986, he became a leader and mentor for other members. >> it's hard to imagine a world without john lewis. >> reporter: congresswoman barbara lee was among a group that would take young people from their districts to the south every year where lewis would guide them through what he experienced as a freedom rider. and on that day on the edmund pettus bridge, which became known as bloody sunday. >> he pulled the kids aside and spoke with them and talked with them. >> it was an experience i'm so grateful for. >> reporter: bay area native michelle kohlman was among those who was able to meet with lewis and vividly remembers his message. >> theai conveyed to us
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was not only the importance of nonviolence and good trouble but also that it was our responsibility to promote love and acceptance. >> reporter: sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. in other news now a petition calling on trader joe's to stop labeling products with ethnic sounding names is gaining momentum. more than 1,000 people have signed on urging the grocery chain to rename products labelled trader for different foods. they argue thermful stereotypes. the company has replied and says that it decided several years ago to only use the name trader joe's and says it has been in the process of updating its labels ever since. cal fire is showing off a new weapon to fight wildfires
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across our state. the first cal fire hawk is now in service. cal fire provided this video of the twin engine helicopter in action. its tank can be filled in one minute and has a capacity to carry 1,000 gallons of water. it can reach speeds of 150 miles an hour which allows crews to get to fires faster. cal fire tells us it eventually will have 12 of these new hawks replacing its old fleet of helicopters from the vietnam era. 7:39. still to come on "today in the bay" with covid-19 cases surging in the u.s., the european union continues to keep its numbers down. political analyst larry gerston joins us live in a few minutes to explain why. but first, summer camp is over for the giants after a challenging two weeks. manager kapler says he's excited to be talking baseball. anthony flores is next with sports. this cheeseburger is the best!
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good morning, everyone. i'm anthony flores, while summer camp is over for the san francisco giants, the orange and black wrapped up spring training 2.0 on sunday. they ended the camp with a practice game. they're off today. there will be a few players coming in to throw around the baseball. then they're off monday and tuesday. they'll take on the a's for a pair of exhibition games. it's been a challenge to get here but manager gabe kapler is excited to finally be talking baseball. >> and we understand but for now we're excited opening day is coming. it's right around the corner. a familiar face is back in oakland, rejoining the a's friday. he had been away from the team after testing positive.
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he feels ready to go because he was able to work out from home. >> i feel good and it was tough to see everyone back out there and having fun. it was something that i needed and i lacked but i'm glad to be back out here now. >> game two of the exhibition series will be tuesday at oracle park. the quakes are gearing up for a showdown with chicago. san jose is in first place in group b so it's simple. win tonight and they're on to the knockout stage. and they come in riding plenty of momentum after their dramatic come-from-behind win against vancouver on wednesday. >> it's one of those character games where you need that in a tournament and in these situations that can really go a long way. i think it's even bigger than just three points. >> they will take on the chicago fire fc tonight at 5:00. that's a look at your morning sports. i'm anthony flores. have a great sunday.
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more than 70,000 new covid-19 cases are emerging in the united states every day. those are the highest numbers since the disease appeared earlier this year. meanwhile, the 27 european union countries with disease numbers similar to here in the united states in april have bent the curve down to just about 4,000 cases daily even though these countries have 100 million more people than the u.s. that's why we bring in nbc bay area political analyst larry gerston now to tell us how this happened. you know, kira, this is one of those situations politics merges with health care. health care specifically being the pandemic covid-19 virus. we can go a couple ways when you're talking about dealing with this. as they did in europe, centralized government took care of everything. we could have done that with the president managing it at the national level or leave it to
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the states. depending on which way you go, you may get different approaches and different answers. >> and so what's the difference, and why is that important? >> look, if you stay with the national government, you're going to have a consistent approach. every state will be treated a similar way in terms of expectations. meet this need, okay. you don't meet this need, stay where you are. you have resources. if you go to the states, it is different. and they'll say, you know, that's a good idea. new york is different from alabama. california is different from iowa. and so we each have to deal within our own way. it appears to be for a long of people that state's rights are the best way to handle this thing. the question is -- >> i'm sure i could assume the answer to this but what does this have to do with conquering the disease? obviously that's what all americans would want at this point. >> you're absolutely right. and when you have the states managing this thing, you don't
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have the resources. states went to the presidents and asked for equipment, asked for ventilators, asked for the things the national government is supposed to have. and the president said we don't have it. you're on your own. how many times have the states found themselves at capacity as we see now with their icus? they're in big trouble. they have no one to help them. the states each have their own way of dealing with it and each is falling flat, or at least most of them. and it confuses people in the states when they look around to other states. and you know, kira, as well as everybody, the virus knows no borders. it doesn't care what state it goes to. and for one state to be doing hunky-dory and another having problems next door and, guess what, the state doing so well will be hurting us as much. rig >> right. and so what if the trump administration had assumed responsibility? it was a few months ago thathad
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to take care o >> not only did he say the states should take care of themselves but don't come to us and even when they did there was nothing for the national government to do. that's because the president did not use the resources available. there's something where the president could say, you know what, we need to have 100 million kits, test kits. i want them done in a month. i'm telling you, company a, b, c, d, produce these things now. we will pay you for it. that's what you nouse an emergency. this president has been unwilling to do that. as a result these states are hurting. they still are hurting. you might have remembered in march the president said anybody who wants a test can have it? it's mid-july, kira. it's not going on. so had the president done this at the next level, we might have
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seen considerably different results. states all adhering to the same standards. and perhaps, perhaps, thousands of deaths fewer because of the way the national government might have handled as it does typically in any national crisis. >> so essentially the president, you're saying, has largely off loaded management to the states, to the governors, he didn't invoke the defense production act, how do you think he's doing? how do you think this reflects on him and his administration? >> check just about every single national poll in the last week or two. the president is down. he's down by about 2 to 1. two-thirds of the nation believes the president is not doing a good job on this issue. he deferred to states. people are not happy with it. if you look and see where he was with public opinion a couple months ago, how quickly it has changed. as it's changed, it's given an
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election issue to joe biden that is hard for the president right now to deflect. people are not happy with him. and when people are not happy in an election year, guess what, they look in a different direction. >> we always wish we had more time with you, larry. we touched on these issues with chuck todd, but it's been great to have your perspective as well. thank you for your time. we look forward to seeing you next sunday. >> take care. >> take care. it is 7:51. still ahead on "today in the bay," working to break a world record while staying socially distant. we'll tell you about this event bringing one san francisco neighborhood together but apart safely in spite of the pandemic. and we're seeing a change in the weather today. a lot more low clouds to start off the morning. what it means for cooler daytime temperatures ahead when we come right back. ♪ menutaur
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and we're seeing quite a bit more in the way of low clouds on sunday morning, not just for places like san francisco but further inland into san jose, even the interior east bay for the morning as we're about to see a cooling trend taking shape here over the next couple of days. let's take you to san francisco where you have low clouds, mist and drizzle outside this morning at 57 degrees. plan on the winds picking up 15 to 25 miles per hour. towards walnut creek you could see a few low clouds starting to break up from earlier, 61 degrees.
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into san jose you can see the low clouds over downtown. a few breaks of sunshine off to the east. currently 62 and also in san jose the winds as we move into the afternoon. you might have seen it from the walnut creek camera. upper level smoke drifting from the south to the bay area. smoke advisory continues as we might see more of that drift to the north as we head into early tomorrow. now wind speeds are a bit different. 21 miles an hour. you might get some brief sunshine but that's different. the low clouds and staying around through the day. it will lead to our temperatures coming down from what we saw yesterday. for the coast, it's a chilly day.
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mid-60s closer to observing in the low 70s. further inland mid to upper 80s, closer to walnut creek and livermore and morgan hill, san martin still close to 90 degrees. areas south of lake tahoe we'll see some thunderstorms firing up. mid-level moisture, you'll see that through 7:00 tonight. as we go through the next three to four days how some of that may try to drift off to the west. water vapor loop and what you're looking at is how some of that may get to the northern coastal mountains and we could see some of that try to drift to the bay area late they are week. keep a close eye on the forecast. the low clouds and the cooling but we might see recommend namn showers. it is a mild weather pattern through thursday. we should see high pressure
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strengthen which will lead to temperatures climbing after the early cooling we see with the drizzle around san francisco. upper 60s approaching next weekend and valleys trending mild for a change with morning clouds and then trending warmer heading towards next week. no signs of any big heat and hopefully some better air quality as the smoke, we think, will get pushed further off to the east by midweek. kira, back to you. >> that will be good to get clear skies. rob, thanks so much. at 7:57, before we go, we are waiting to hear whether a world record has been set in san francisco for the largest hopscotch playground. neighbors in the panhandle neighborhood attempted it yesterday. people picked up safe individual bags of chalk at different intersections and began drawing. we will keep you posted on the world record tally. and thank you so much for making us a part of your sunday morning. we will have more local news tonight at 4:30, 6:00 and 11:00 and all day on
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