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>> it's saturday, february 27th. great to have you with us, i'm chris nguyen. >> good morning, everyone, we have high clouds and some low clouds and we are looking at them thinning out throughout the afternoon but between now and then we have visibility issues from napa at list than a quarter mile and a really nice morning to wake up to. upper 40s and mid 50s in con cord. as we go through the afternoon, we'll lose that cloud cover and gain sunshine and as a result most areas will be in the 60s. some upper 60s from the south bay and into the east bay. we'll talk about the rest of
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your weekend and when we're going to see rain return coming up. lisa, thank you, developing news now, the chp is investigating a three-car crash that killed two people. it happened just before 9:00 last night near castro valley. a black bmw tried to pass a car on canyon road just south of north canyon road. it crossed the double yellow lines and collided head on with a pickup truck. the driver and the front passenger were killed. >> the vehicle had to be cut apart by the fire department to try to render assistance to the driver and the passenger. >> a woman who was a passenger in the back seat of the bmw is in serious condition and so is the driver of of the pickup truck. the car that was being passed received minor damage. >> in san jose, a partially paralyzed woman was rushed out of a burning building. neighbors are questioning why&v
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he took me outside. >> around noon people escaped three homes on fire in san jose. as it spread they took this cell phone video. >> i look at the flame and the roof all burning. we didn't know where the fire was coming. >> firefighters called a fourth alarm and by 1:30 they extingished the flame. >> everything i owned is gone. >> now the atf is investigating and people are questioning why the station across the street couldn't put it out quicker.
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>> this particular truck does not have water on it. >> the captain explains that station 30 is equipped with a truck used for rescues and engines with water capabilities had to come from nearby stations because 30s engine was removed during budget cuts. >> second unit on scene was a fire station which arrived on station about five minutes from the time of dispatch. >> everyone made it out unharmed and the red cross is assisting. abc 7 news. >> we have breaking news out of richmond. three lanes of west bounds interstate 80 are closed as police investigate a car crash. freeway near the hill top theet he, police system three lanes were reopen at 10:00 this morning. the opening for the fourth lane is unknown. stay with abc 7 news for updates on this story and on twitter at abc 7 news bay area. our time is 8:03 and there are new questions about the immigration status of the man
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charged with murdering his girlfriend. a mother of two. charged with the murder of 22-year-old stacey aguilar. >> 23-year-old is charged with murder for allegedly gunning down his girlfriend, 22-year-old stacey aguilar outside a valentine's weekend house party. his friend, perez, heard the gunshot and helped him dump the body down an enbankment in a rural portion of fremont and helped ditch her belongings. >> a lot of the family was surprised more than anything just because they didn't -- never seen it coming, never seen anything like that with him, any type of violence, nothing like that. >> the family friend didn't want to speak on camera. he says the only thing he ever heard of him being in trouble with the law is something related to a dui charge.
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but 2013 case now has immigration and customs enforcements under the microscope when he was picked up to see if he should be deported about the released him on 2500 bonds pending review. according to an ice spokesman, due to the limited availability of detention space, they reserve beds for convicted fell ones and known gang members. at the time he didn't seem to pose a risk. >> detectives say perez described what happened and his alleged role in this krimg, accused as an accessory. >> video from the cockpit of a rescue helicopter shows a rescue at goat rock beat in sonoma county. they were walking along the beach when the wave hit them. life guards helped pull them to
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shore. three children and woman and one of the life guards went to the hospital to be checked out. sonoma county down south to monterey. abc news was at ocean beach in san francisco where you can see the dangerously high waves. the conditions didn't stop a few surfers, however san francisco firefighters are warning people about the dangerous rip current and sneaker waves. the white house honored two people from the bay area as champions of change. >> we couldn't be more proud to represent our kids and families and teachers here today. thank you. >> that's alec lee, who heads aim high, a free summer learning program for under privileged students and simmons founded youth uprising which provides health and education and career support for youth and young adults. the award recognizes people and groups who help kids stay educated and active and engaged
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during the summer break from school. the countdown to the oscars is on. we're one day away from the biggest night in hollywood. the brand-new time lapse video shows the rush to get everything red carpet ready outside the theater for tomorrow's big show. abc 7 news matt keler is in hollywood with the glitz and glam and finishing touches. >> reporter: this weekend oscar is the biggest star in hollywood. everyone wants a picture. and in front of the dolby theater is really gold or gold leaf. >> from the boulevard, gold leaf. >> reporter: super fan vivian robinson has a jacket with oscar history on. >> authentic red carpet. >> yeah, they handed me a piece and said put it on your jacket. >> reporter: rolls of red carpet are covering one of the most controversial stars, just how far republican presidential candidate donald trump is being swept under the rug much to the
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shagrin of his fans. >> we came all the way out here from chicago, came all the way from new york. they say that they wanted to take a picture of donald trump's star and they were unable to so they walk away very disappointed. >> hollywood greeter greg donovan believes leonardo dicaprio won't feel disappointed s, feels a lock to bring home a oscar. >> year of the leo. >> reporter: they are not expecting any rain this oscars weekend. it's going to be dry and sunny and couldn't have scripted it any better. matt keller, abc 7 news. and that will be in hollywood all weekend for continuing coverage as we count down to the big show. stay with action 7 news for his live reports and you can follow matt on facebook and twitter at
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matt keller abc 7. abc 7 is your oscars nation, live coverage starts at 2:00 p.m. with on the red carpet at the oscars followed by the oscars opening ceremony live from the red carpet at 4:00. the oscars start at 5:30. 8:09 is our time. and you don't have an oscars winning forecast for us, no rain. >> no rain. they'll be sweating down there. 75 degrees, maybe slick stars with their sunglasses on and as we look outside, it's pretty out there from our explore tore yum camera. it's 54 in san francisco and half moon bay, your visibility is improving. upper 40s and foggy in the north bay. we'll detail your weekend forecast and talk about spring time showers headed our way next. >> thanks. coming up, thieves wanted for stealing car parts in the east bay. how officers plan to help residents in the area. >> the fight over whether cleaning products should list engreed yents on their
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8:12 is our time, a warning for people who park at the north berkeley b.a.r.t. station. thieves have stolen two dozen catalytic converters this month
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alone. all targeting hondas, alan wong has more. >> reporter: mitch replaces a lot of stolen catalytic converters at his muffler shop. >> they seem to be brazen, middle of the day. people's driveways, it's pretty surprising seems to me. >> reporter: on tuesday, catalytic converters were stolen for four cars at the b.a.r.t. station in the east lot. >> we had a hike on prices in the parking lot from $1 to $3, but we don't have security. >> reporter: all four thefts happened here between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m. in broad daylight. surveillance cameras and warning signs are visible all over the property. >> i don't know how well they are enforced actually. i think the thieves are braver than everyone else thinks. >> reporter: in february, 23 catalytic converters were stolen from kids in b.a.r.t. parking lots, still b.a.r.t. says
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overall property crime is down 10% and it will continue its regular parking patrols in berk l ly, abc 7 news. consumers are used to finding list of ingredients on food and cosmetics but there's no requirement to list all ingredients on cleaning products. reggie finds out why many consumer and health organizations want to force manufacturers to tell us more about the chemicals in our homes. >> cleaning products are a part of daily life. >> our homes and workplaces and kids and teachers and their schools, all of those locations are cleaned with these products. a lot of products carry required warning labels about poison or eye or skin irritation, but most do not list all ingredients on the label. >> do you think companies should be required to put ingredients on the label? >> of course, they have to. >> i don't see why they would not ever be labeled. some product you're using in
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your home. >> reporter: public demand is pushing many companies to disclose their ingredients, a few list them all and growing number post some of them on the websites. >> clorox now has a phone app. all i do is look up the product and up pops a list of ingredients. >> we found a wide range of company policies and they are not always straight forward. bill is with the environmental working group and showed us a bottle of woolite that tells you to go to a website for ingredients. >> maybe i'm allergic or asthma or my pregnant wife wants to use it. >> when he searched the website -- >> i'm not seeing anything about ingredients here. >> after lots of clicking around, he calls a phone number on the site. he's on hold for a few minutes and finally someone tells him he has to go to another website, not the one listed on the bot e bottle. almost 15 minutes later, it's not the complete list because
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like a lot of products, it doesn't show what's in the fragrance. some, including tide, just give a list of hundreds of ingredients that could be in there. none of the major cleaning product companies we contacted would do an interview. industry spokesman ryan sansoni cites trade secrets why it is not disclosed. >> each and every product may have a specific formulation that's unique for that product. >> reporter: some consumer and health activists don't buy it. >> the reality is that all of their competitors already know what's in these products because they can use labs to figure out what those chemicals are. so the only people that are left in the dark are the government and consumers and workers. >> reporter: the cleaning industry says critics are december to distorting information about minute amounts of chemicals. >> the cleaning products on the shelves today are safe and effective when used as directed. >> reporter: a consumer
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coalition is pushing to get california to require all ingredients be listed on cleaning product labels. the measure failed in the assembly last month and plan to try again. abc 7 news. a 5-year-old bay area boy has made remarkable progress. one year after falling 230 feet over a cliff. abc 7 news was at oakland children's hospital where sebastian johnson shot hoops yesterday. last year sebastian was enjoying a family picnic when the ground gave way. he tumbled down the cliff. first responders pulled him to safety but he spent ten days in a coma. he now has to wear a helmet and use a wheelchair when he's tired but doctors or optimistic about his future. >> it's a miracle. >> kind a few miracles, yes. >> for him to recover like this is amazing. >> reporter: sebastian returned
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to the bay for a reunion with the firefighters who saved him. we have a traffic alert heading into san francisco tomorrow. chinatown ynca is holding its 30th annual chinese new year run for the kids. there will be partial closure on grant, stockton, pine street. from 7:00 to 9:30. 8:18 is our time and weatherwise we're waking up to mild conditions. >> we had a lot of cloud cover earlier. and now lots of sun is shining around the bay, except in the north bay. still dense fog for you. as we put in the visibility here in miles on top of a live doppler 7 hd, you'll see in santa rosa, 3/4 mile visibility and napa has been really navigating through less than a mile. the coast is improving and we're looking at pretty decent looking day i suppose. we definitely need the rain and want the rain but two other
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systems missing us in the next few days, as a result we're just getting the tail end of it and cloud cover. this is totally fogged in a couple of minutes ago at santa cruz where numbers are climbing through the 50s at this hour. near 70 today there. 54 in san francisco, 56 in mount continue view and san jose, 54 in morgan hill. half moon bay, 55. we have dangerous surf here right on through the afternoon. we'll tate you 80 miles north to the golden gate bridge where it looks nice and clear. we'll see high clouds from time to time but temperatures still above average today. they were above average this morning due to all of the cloud cover but with the west wind we'll get into comfortable 60s today. 48 in santa rosa and novato, good morning. 50 by the delta and low to mid-50s from difflivermore and concord. we'll get rid of the fog within the next hour or so in the north bay. then it's quiet today and
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tomorrow. ridge of high pressure a weak one builds and then it's going to be broken down this time looks likely we will see some rain come wednesday night into thursday. hopefully that will bring in more changes -- begin the changes for march. our surf could get as high as 20 feet. the waves here. right now the current wave height is 10 to 12 feet, from the north bay, sonoma down through monterey, it's very dangerous. so really need to be aware of that if you're headed to the coast. thinning out of the clouds will be what's on tap for today. the afternoon clearing and another weak system brings us clouds tonight. by tomorrow afternoon, very similar. but when does it get interesting? it looks like after wednesday. so between now and then, we've got the 60s in yosemite. 70s in southern california. and they probably won't see any rain from this system. in fact, tomorrow in the mid-70s, plenty of sunshine and 75 at 2:00.
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still in the 70s 4:00 for the oscars. numbers around the bay today with 65 in san francisco. should be pleasant. 62 at the coast. upper 60s for you in fremont and concord. san jose 69 degrees. that's about four degrees above average. 69 in napa. the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring few clouds tomorrow and sunshine and more 70s, 60s at the shoreline, maybe a chance of a shower on tuesday in the north bay and that will lead to the bridridge breaking . which is a good thing. it will be a one on the storm impact scale. some preliminary models are bringing a half inch to san francisco. >> what happened to winter? >> i know. february, it needs to go, hopefully march will be better for us. >> playing catchup. thank you. >> a bit of hollywood visits the bay area. what brought tim robbins to an elementary school and why kinds love him so much. we're using insta gram to honor
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the 366 infantry regimen and all african-american unit of the army which served in world war 1 and world war
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sequoia the bald eagle is back home. volunteers returned her to her perch, the 27-year-old eagle
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went missing during a flight demonstration on monday. zoo employees spent days trying to track the signal from the radio transmitter. a hiker spotted her at the rancho san antonio open space preserve. when her handler arrived, he blue his whistle and she flew to him. students rewere treated to hollywood magic thanks to a white house program that educators say has made all the difference. a hero's welcome for a man many of these kids have grown to love. >> i thought it was going to be more like he would be serious, but it was really fun. >> she's talking about tim rob bins who spent the day mentoring students, a white house initiative using arts education as a tool to turn around america's struggling schools. >> here they walk into a creative environment, the art is on the walls and that part of them is being celebrated as something that's important and essential. >> burbank is one of 49
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turnaround art schools across the country. since being selected for the program, the school added a visual arts teacher and bolstered the music program. >> the art has played an important role. >> reporter: school officials say test scores and attendance numbers have improved greatly and helped burbank to become the highest performing elementary school in hayward. students say their sense of confidence has gone up. >> i feel like that i'm part of something big, bigger than what i am at this school. >> you can embrace yourself and like just relax and do whatever you want. >> reporter: this was robin's third visit to the school and he'll serve as mentor through 2017. >> if you provide a robust arts education, you're giving these kids a leg up on life. why don't we want to do that? why wouldn't we do that? it makes sense. >> turnaround arts says kids highly engaged in the arts are four times more likely to graduate from high school and
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college and go on to have successful careers. we have much more ahead on the abc 7 morning news. donald trump gains support from an unlikely person, what this could mean for his presidential campaign. but first, a health care for artist and act v
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chp is investigating a fatal shooting on interstate 80 in richmond. this is cell phone video where crews are being diverted off the freeway. initial reports came in at 1:00 a.m. of a car that came off the hilltop theater. police estimate the lanes will open this morning. 8:30 is the time and turning to the weather, lisa is tracking conditions where you live. >> chris, we've had some fog. it keeps moving around a bit at the coast. we were at five miles half moon bay and now at three miles and recently hasn't made any improvements around napa and santa rosa. the mixing elsewhere with a pretty good start to the day. there are storms in the pacific. they are not aimed at the bay area. reason being we have a ridge of high pressure that will expand over the next several days.
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we'll have to take the warmer weather before we can get changes in here with march. that should line up nicely for rain and new weather pattern. from mountain view to oakland, 54 in san francisco, this view from tower camera featuring a few clouds out there and cooler weather with low clouds and fog in the north bay. we're featuring a lot of 50s and even some 70s before we get back to reality for early march. i'll explain coming up. thanks, lisa. >> the democratic candidates for president are preparing for today's south carolina primary. the polls say hillary clinton is about to score another big victory over her rival bernie sanders, on the republican side, donald trump has picked up a big endorsement. marcy gonzales is on the campaign trail with more. >> reporter: from going to head to head to standing side by side -- >> i look forward to working with him. >> reporter: donald trump getting a surprise endorsement from former gop rival, new
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jersey governor, chris christie. >> and the republican party needs a leader who will make sure that hillary rodham clinton never gets within 10 miles of the white house. >> i don't know anything about bankrupting -- >> attack after attack from marco rubio who continued targeting trump. >> what we are dealing with here, my friends, is a con artist. >> reporter: fund raising trump may be the nominee -- >> hello, south carolina state. >> reporter: campaigning in south carolina and not taking her leads for granted. she and bill clinton making 22 stops this week. >> it would be a super sendoff to do well here tomorrow. >> reporter: bernie sanders looking ahead to super tuesday and beyond campaigning in eight states. here in south carolina, as voters prepare to cast their
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ballots. >> welcome to the political revolution. thank you all. >> marcy gonzales, abc news, columbia, south carolina. >> california democrats have taken over downtown san jose for their annual convention this weekend. this year they have a lot to talk about with a presidential nomination and open u.s. senate seat from california. 3,000 delegates were at the convention center yesterday where they took some selfies with the biggest names in their party, at least the card board version. state party rules do not allow delegates to endorse anyone in the presidential race but they can certainly speak their mind. >> you're going to see the hillary factions and they are going to be passionate. bernie's people are here and both sides will be trying to convince the unconvinced. i don't think there are a lot of those folks here. >> party endorsement battles begin today, the highest profile one is between state attorney general harris and southern california congresswoman sanchez, both vying to replace
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barbara boxer. yoko ono is expected to be released from a hospital today. she was taken by ambulance to mount sinai west in manhattan for extreme flu like symptoms. the 83-year-old publicist said media reports that she had a stroke were not true. ono went to the hospital on the visz of her doctor and medical staff decided to admit her. her son tweeted that his mom was tired and dehydrated and doing fine. russia has grounded its war planes in syria as part of a ceasefire. some areas were pounded by air strikes before the u.s. russian accord took effect. russia intends to continue strikes against areas held by islamist fighters or isil not covered by the two-week truce. a top military official says they would extend all flights for today to ensure no wrong targets were hit by mistake. the ceasefire was agreed upon so
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humanitarian aid can reach areas under seige and talks can open to end the civil war in syria. the only way to deal isil a lasting fete is to end the civil war and chaos in the area. >> this fight against isil will remain difficult but we'll continue to draw on all elements of our national power, including the strength of our communities and our values as americans. and i'm absolutely confident that we will prevail. >> russia and the u.s. have exchanged maps showing location of opposition groups pledging to abide by the cease fire. >> the biggest night in hollywood is almost here. bumt the preoscar parties are already underway, george from our sister station in los angeles gives us an inside look. >> british actors, we all aspire to make it over to los angeles, that's kinds of the dream tradition of american film. >> reporter: eddy redmayne, and
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sandy powell is here after winning best actor last year, redmayne is up for the danish girl. so is his co-star, who was nearby at women and film's annual preoscar party. also on hand, diane warren, nominated "till it happens to you". >> more excited about this than i've been about a song. >> reporter: patricia arquette and bell and alicia silverstone and others to support women. >> not only a nice thing to do to have women behind and in front of the camera and diverse voices but it's good business. >> reporter: 51 women are nominated for oscars this year. sunday will be the big celebration. >> i'll be at the elton john party on sunday. he's playing this year himself and i can't imagine a better, you know, performer than elton john himself. >> abc 7 news.
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live oscar sunday, february 28th on abc. we want to give you an update on breaking news. the chp is investigating a fatal shooting in richmond. a man in his 40s was driving in a jeep westbound interstate 80 when a car drove alongside him and fired several rounds into his vehicle. the jeep drifted across the freeway and down an enbankment to the right side of the freeway. all traffic is being diverted off the freeway as the chp con ducts their investigation. the freeway is expected to reopen sometime after 10:30. you can follow us on twitter at abc7 news bay area for the latest update. nasa scientists are keeping a close eye how el nino conditions are playing out on
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the west coast. this year's system has produced less snow and rain than previous. nasa researchers say the elpe no is peaking later in the season and there's more time for it to develop. >> as it shrinks, we may see a return of these storms in march and april and that's what we're really hoping for. >> southern california has seen the greatest deficit of rain and snow and that could be problematic if it continues because lisa will make for a fire season. >> we'll count on storms hopefully in march and april. a live look from the east bay hills camera. it's in the mid 50s from san ramon to hayward. still chilly in the north bay with fog from napa to santa rosa. it's not a drive 7-day. i'll explain next. >> thanks, lisa. also ahead, the sharks have been rolling but strange things happened at a home against buffalo and it happened again
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last night. abc 7 news sports director larry beal will have the
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the time is 8:44. here's a quick look outside. a smooth commute as you make your way from the north day. the sun is oud and we'll find out how warm it will get when lisa returns with the
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accuweather forecast. in sports, the warriors close out their long road trip in oklahoma city. the dubs face the thunder at chesapeake energy arena. you can watch the game only on abc 7. coverage starts at 5:00. timoff at 5:30 p.m. the sharks will be back on the road in cvancouver and last nigt they returned from a five-game road trip against the sabres. larry biel has more. >> the sharks have been playing well as of late. but they really struggle at home and they always seem to have a tough time with buffalo, no matter how bad the sabres are and they are bad. sharks home after going 3-1-1 on the road. barely 90 seconds in and mark rips one past chad johnson. 1-0 team teal. in the second period they turn
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it over and shot will trickle past martin jones and look at larson, i want it. he and the puck both go into the net for a 1-1 tie. late in the third, zach shot off past jones, the sabres had an empty netter for the 3-1 victory. it has become quite fashionable to rip warriors with the grace oscar robertson. even exwarrior stephen jackson taking shots at steph curry and company. it is comical, this prompted a comment on twitter, my under 14 team in melbourne would beat these warriors 109-99. fat jimmy would have walked down steph curry. we'll take on the thunder in oklahoma city, a game you can watch at 5:00 here on abc 7. a complete recap after the game live in okc.
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women's college hoops, stanford and oregon state. mcfee with a finish, and stanford by 14 at the break. erika mccall with 25. stanford rolls to the 1,000th win in program history, 76-52. oakland a's held first full squaurd workout and jed lowrie, stanford alum con tends every year is a fresh start for every team because nothing is the same as it was the season before. >> i don't know if you get 24 new guys or exact same guys, every year is a new challenge. you'll have different dynamics and the lineup won't always be the same. there's always moving parts. >> that is a wrap on morning sports. one more reminder. warriors and okc, here, 5:00 on abc 7. have a great weekend. i'm larry biel.
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>> 8:47 is our time. we have matt keller down in hollywood for the oscars this weekend and going to be pretty happy with that forecast. >> going to be warm down there in the 70s. in fact, we are looking at temperatures once again even in the bay area above average for february. what else is new, right? the fog is lifting in the north bay around napa. and it's going to do that shortly in santa rosa. the coast is three miles. so we're looking at more sunshine, away from the coast and north bay but the bigger picture shows things happening in the pacific. it's just not pointed in the right direction. the ridge deflecting this weather system to the north. we're getting some clouds and we did manage a few sprinkles yesterday. kind of a sad picture here. the sierra nevada with 90% of normal for the snow pack. the northern sierra, 94%, central sierra is 90% and southern sierra is at about 76% of normal. where is our snow?
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i know, well, we're hoping to bring in some rain this week and march is trending a little weather. we'll have to wait and see. but that would be great news, 56 in san jose and mountain view and half moon bay. might ha mid-50s there. in the beach, it's in the 50s in santa cruz and near 70 again there. 48 in santa rosa with fog and fairfield 50. it's 53 in livermore and in concord, 55 degrees. on the peninsula it's been sunny and nice looking start to the day and mild afternoon with partly cloudy conditions. we'll see lots of 60s all around the bay today, even upper 60s as well. warmer weather arrives as we head into monday. tuesday we'll get the clouds and we could see rain as early as thursday. maybe even a sprinkle in the north bay on tuesday. wave heights could exceed 0 feet from sonoma to the central coast. right now the wave heights are from 10 to 12 feet so we're looking at very dangerous surf
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here with the large breakers and sneaker waves all throughout the day. in terms of the rest of the afternoon, you can see the clouds kind of filtering through and we'll get into afternoon clearing. and we fast forward into sunday, not a whole lot of change. we're looking at more clouds in the morning and sun in the afternoon with numbers once again 60s and 70s. as the ridge is around on monday and tuesday, we're just going to see sunshine and warmer weather. but by wednesday and thursday, here komgz the leading edge of the rain. some preliminary models are projecting around a half inch. oak lapd and san francisco for thursday. the first part of the week is dry. second half wednesday into thursday, maybe even a sprinkle lingering into friday. today your weekend and saturday, 68 degrees in palo alto and 69 in san jose with 66 for you up in san rafael. the accuweather forecast, oscar
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sunday, mild here and warm in southern california. it will feel like southern california here as we get through monday. more clouds on tuesday but then hopefully as we get into march we're looking at increasing clouds and chance of rain late on wednesday and number one on the storm impact scale would bring us anywhere from a tenth to maybe a half inch of rain with the system on thursday. >> looking forward to that. thank you. 8:51 is our time. you can call the largest lost and found. can help you find more than misplaced car keys. michael finney shows us the device. >> reporter: by now you've probably heard about tile. you attach this little tile device to things you don't want to lose and it sends out a blue tooth signal you can track with your smart foel. tiles are often attached to keys and wallets and items lost around the home or office. the time makes a promise of being able to find bigger items further from home. here's part of a company video.
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>> if your bike goes missing, you can mark it as a lost item. this puts all tile apps on the lookout for your tile. >> reporter: sounds good but does it work? that's andreas on the motorcycle, his expensive italian bike is proof. it went missing from near his home in redwood city. >> when he got home the same evening, i remembered that i had put a tile in the back of the bike. >> reporter: here it is, stashed under the seat of the moisture and you reported the item missing to tile and received an e-mail notification. >> your bike was found with the location on the map indicated right there and it was here, right here that we're standing today. >> reporter: a couple of blocks off union square in san francisco. called police and told them about the tile in the back.
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>> 20 minutes later i get a call from the police that the bike is exactly where your tile app was. >> no one was arrested but andreas got his bike back, no worse for wear but with 300 additional miles. here's tile ceo and founder, michael farley. >> this is what it's all about. helping people stay connected to things that they love and when we find things like rare italian motorcycles that have been stolen and bring them back to their users, that makes everything worth while for us here. >> the more tile users around, the more likely you are to find the stolen item. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. coming up, how you can help local children improve their
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happening tonight, the fourth annual superstar gala will support east bay elementary school. this is video from last year's dinner and auction at scott seafood in oakland. the fundraiser benefits superstars literacy. the program provides tutoring and afterschool reading help for more than 400 families at nine schools in the east bay. cheryl jennings and mike niko will serve as emcee. it looks pretty good out there. we have a little bit of fog in the north bay. temperatures are barely at 50 degrees. and from our roof camera, you
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can see how sunny it is out there. very light wind. it will be out of the west from our tower camera, numbers in the city will be about 65 today. so it's going to be a nice day. that's a little bit above average. upper 60s in oakland. 6 in san jose and 70 in morgan hill and antioch. very little change tomorrow except the oscars and monday will be warmer. tuesday may be a sprinkle in the north bay and then by late wednesday into thursday, looks like we're going to see a weak storm system, could produce some measurable rain around here but it will be a one on our storm impact scale. we're hoping that march brings much better wetter weather our way than february has. >> we certainly need it. >> yeah. >> lisa, thank you. thanks to you for joining us on the abc 7 saturday morning news. i'm chris nguyen alongside lisa argen, abc news at 4:00 because of the nba on abc. at 5:00 p.m., countdown for warriors and thunder at 5:30,
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followed by toyota after the game around 8:00 p.m. with larry beil and warriors ambassador and don't forget mike shoe man will be live with postgame reaction. as we say good-bye to you, let's leave you with a live look outside from the abc 7 camera outside pier 15. thanks for spending your morning with us. make it a great day, everybody.
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