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good morning. thanks for joining us on this sunday. i'm matt keller in for carolyn tyler. let's start with a first quick look at the weather. meteorologist lisa are jeb live on the abc 7 broadcast center roof. how is it looking? >> you know what, matt? it's dry right now but we have some showers offshore and flow is progressive. we have an unorganized system offshore that could spin in a few showers for your morning and we will look for the chance to remain throughout the day today. here is a look at the santa cruz mountains where the higher elevations could pick up mist and drizzle, 0.01 and further
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into the north bay it's quiet and we do expect the possibility of hit or miss showers throughout the day. 56 in oakland, mountain view mid-50s for you and 54 on the coast. the rest of the day will feature the mild temperatures, cloudy skies, slight chance of showers. upper 50s at the coast to the upper 60s inland and around the bay and we will linger through tomorrow with a chance of showers and the work week ahead has some chances of rain. i'll show you my accuweather seven-day forecast in a few minutes. >> thanks, lisa. it will take a lot more rain to ease california's drought concerns. governor jerry brown signed a drought relief package designed to help californians and water agencies in these dry times. abc 7 news reporter little ylli has details. >> reporter: san francisco has been getting all of its drinking water from the hetch hetchy reservoir in yosemite for years. the city hopes to rely on groundwater, too.
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the plan is to drill as many as six wells on the city's west side hoping a chunk of the project will be paid for by the drought relief money approved by governor jerry brown. betsy rhodes is a spokesperson for the san francisco public utilities commission. >> your money portfolio is better when it's diversified and so is your water. fort foal yo so we're looking to that. ground is set to break this foul. >> reporter: the san francisco puc will also be asking some of the drought money be used to fund a city program that will not just give away water-efficient toilets, faucets and shower heads but install them, too. the east bay utility district is focusing on recycled water it plans to put $1 million of drought relief money toward its east bay shore recycled water project which will supply 2.5 million gallons of retreated waste water. >> recycled water is usually used in irrigation, so household front yards, many highways, the irrigation system in front of highways and commercial buildings and many commercials want to use thcooli.
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>> reporter: the drought relief package goes beyond water inf infrastructure projects. tens of millions of dollars will also pay for food and housing for farm workers and other people directly impacted by the drought. lillian kim, abc 7 news. nearly two dozen pg&e customers in los gatos are still without power. a large tree crashed to the ground yesterday afternoon snapping a power pole in half. the downed free blocked hutchinson road before it could be removed. power is expected to be restored by 3:00 this afternoon. high winds are blamed for this overturned modular home in livermore on highway 580, it happened just before 3:00 yesterday afternoon near north greenville road. the road was closed for two hours. no one was hurt. a portion of road in santa cruz will likely remain closed today after a heavy surf opened up a sinkhole. huge waves knocked out rocks from the sea cave and created the sink hole along west cliff drive. public works crews shut down the street to assess the damage.
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one resident said erosion has been a problem for years. >> there used to be places to park on the other side of the fence but through the years they eroded away. there's lots of places where it's undercutting. >> currently eastbound west cliff drive from woodrow avenue is still closed to traffic. heavy surf blew a hole in a driveway on sunny cove drive bay. the house is vacant now. county crews have to figure out how safe it is for any future residents. as heavy as the surf was here it's nothing compared to what happened in santa barbara yesterday. man at the moby dick restaurant having breakfast caught this on his cell phone a huge wave broke through the windows shattering glass and scattering customers. the parking lot was also flooded. despite the damage, no one was hurt. it was just as bad in the nearby down of galita. heavy waves tossed this boat like it was a toy. two restaurant workers were hurt when waves crashed into a diner on the pier. one of the workers was swept away and got stuck under the
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pier. both are expected to be okay. mandatory evacuations were lifted last night for residents of 60 homes in several foothill communities in los angeles county. four and a half inches fell in two days in monrovia. rivers and mudflows burned bare from last year's wildfires. yesterday's storm was so intense a tornado warning was issued for suburbs east of los angeles. you can track the rain in the bay area using live doppler 7 hd on our abc 7 news weather app, download it on our website we have breaking news to tell you out of oakland. police are investigating a shooting that left a woman dead around 9:30 last night around 78th and garfield avenues in eastmont. the woman was taken to the hospital where she died. no word on her identity. no arrests have been made. develop news, volunteers and searchers will pass out flyers in san rafael in hopes of locating a missing man,
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93-year-old robert davis was last seen wednesday night and no one's heard from him since. abc 7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has the details. >> reporter: ryan matthews has spent hours online. >> keep an eye out for this thank you. >> reporter: uploading pictures and sharing posts,'s trying to find his grandfather. >> i'm worried. yeah. i -- it's really difficult to try to visualize where he could be. >> reporter: robert davis had just finished his weekly dinner date with his daughter at marin joe's in corte madeira when he disappeared. he was supposed to drive straight home to san rafael but never made it. >> it was a rainy night and he he is 93, and he does get somewhat confused sometimes, has short term memory loss. >> we have no idea what he could have done and don't know why we can't find him. >> reporter: an air search thursday and ground search friday revealed nothing.
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davis' family has driven 400 miles, searching back roads, ravines, valleys, anywhere they can think of, but still no sign of the world war ii veteran. davis is driving a 2001 silver toyota camry with a license plate number 4sey056. >> he can't drive forever. he has, there has to be an explanation to where he could be. you don't just vanish. >> reporter: davis has no cell phone and has not used his credit card. not calling his family after this long is something he simply wouldn't do. >> he's a creature of habit and always on time and he's happy and he always said "i'm going to live 'til i'm 100." >> reporter: volunteers and searchers will meet here at the san rafael police department at 9:30 in the morning. they'll be passing out flyers all over downtown. in san rafael, lisa amin gulezian, abc news. new this morning a report
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finds the san francisco fire department's 911 response could be putting patient safety at risk. "san francisco chronicle" reports the fire department responds to only 72% of 911 calls seeking medical assistance. state requires an 80% response rate. the board of supervisors says the lack of investment in ambulances and medics are to blame. fire officials say it will request an additional $10 million next fiscal year for more medical staff, ambulances and other equipment. tonight is hollywood's big night. this is a live picture of the red carpet at the doleby theater where in just a few hours the oscars will be held. akiko fujita is there with a look at the nominees and who is most likely to walk away a winner. ♪ in the days of my youth >> reporter: it's down to a three-horse race for oscar gold. with "american histole" and "gravity" leading the pack. >> houston, do you copy?
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>> reporter: each has ten nominations including for best picture but they'll face stiff competition from "12 years of slave" considered a favorite for the top prize. >> i would probably give the edge to "12 years of slave." >> reporter: the steve mcqueen film comes in with nine nominations including supporting actress nod for lupita nyongo, the actess recognized for her first major role outside of drama school. >> i think jennifer lawrence is rooting for lupita nyongo. to come away with the best supporting actress award this year. >> reporter: jared leto is considered a shoo-in for best supporting actor for his role as a transgender woman in "dallas buyers club." co-star matthew mcconaughey could join him if he beats out hollywood veterans and first-time nominee chiwetel ejiofor. >> i got so much pleasure a gratitude just making the film. when i was over i was full.
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>> reporter: familiar faces fill out the best actress at category. amy adams is the only nominee without an oscar here. ellen degeneres returns for her second stint as oscars host this year. if past shows are any indication, expect plenty of singing and dancing and some surprises to round out hollywood's biggest night. southern california has been dealing with a massive storm the last few days. crews constructed a plastic tent to protect the red carpet all week but they brought that down overnight and forecasters say skies are expected to clear in time for the big show. akiko fujita, abc news, hollywood. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo is in los angeles right now. she will join us live with the oscar winners tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00. katie is tweeting oscar updates @katieabc7. abc 7 is the only place where you can see the oscars, coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. visit, click on countdown to oscar sunday to get a printable ballot in the "my
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pick" section, so you can choose the winners. oscar sunday is today here on abc 7. it is going to be clearing up in l.a. for the oscars. what about here? how is the weather looking? we check in with lisa argen on the roof. >> it's really looking pretty good because we have some showers now in the south bay, so waking up to a few areas of mist and drizzle for san jose. here is the look at emeryville right now, temperatures are in the low to mid-50s, dry but we do have showers in the forecast for your sunday, the look ahead come back and i'll have it for you. >> thanks, lisa. also bay area reaction to the international crisis in ukraine, the call from local ukrainians amid the deteriorating situation with russia's military on alert and how migratory birds are getting
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now for the latest developments in ukraine. president obama spoke with russian president putin about the crisis and expressed his concern about russia's involvement. we get the latest now from abc news reporter michelle franzen. >> reporter: violence and bloody clashes filled the streets as pro-russian done straitors battled supporters of the new ukrainian government. tensions flared as flags on government buildings were ripped down and russia's flags raised. ukraine's acting president put the country's armed forces on alert giving the threat of progress aggression. russia's parliament gave president putin the green light to use military force in the ukraine, a blatant defiance of president obama's warning.
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>> there will be costs for any military intervention in ukraine. >> reporter: after a high level meeting at the white house, the president phoned putin to express his deep concern over russia's violation of ukraine's sovereignty and breach of international law. he cautioned his russian counterpart to defuse tension by withdrawing russian troops. that message was reiterated at the united nations. after meeting privately the security council heard from several ambassadors in an open televised session over the objections of russia. >> russia's provocative actions could easily push a tense situation beyond the breaking point. >> reporter: if the crisis continues to escalate, the u.s. could stop taking part in preparations for the g-8 summit in sochi. michelle franzen, abc news, new york. >> russia's action sparked a protest yesterday outside the russian consulate in san francisco, the group demanded moscow withdraw from ukraine. another protest will be held today at noon.
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president obama is calling on russia to deescalate tensions in ukraine. today on "this week" george stephanopolous goes one on one with secretary of state john kerry about the crisis. this is russian parliament, grant's russian president vladimir putin authority to use the military to protect russian interests in ukraine. you can catch "this week" right here on abc 7 at 8:00. a double amputee olympian, oscar pistorius will go on trial tomorrow fighting charges he murdered his model girlfriend. nicknamed the bladerunner because of his prosthetic legs, pistorius has already admitted to shooting reeva steenkamp in his home last year. he said he mistook her for an instruder, firing four times through a locked door and killing her. the prosecution says pistorius is a gun obsessed risk taker who shot steenkamp in a fit of rage. his defense is, it was a mistake and a reasonable person could have made the same mistake. fair enough but that's a tough defense considering that oscar pistorius shot his own
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girlfriend in his own home multiple times, you would think it might be a victory for them if the judge only convicts him of a lesser crime of culpable homicide meaning it was a negligent shooting. if convicted pistorius could faces a life sentence. a conservation group has come up with an innovative way to make water go farther in california. it's a pilot project planned before the drought that's helping millions of birds migrating through california. abc 7 news anchor dan ashley shows us in this morning's assignment 7 report it's helping farmers at the same time. >> reporter: 8 million birds a year travel along the pacific fly-way through california central valley but 95% of the wetlands they depend on are gone, so a lot of large birds now rely on flooded rice fields for a place to rest and east but rice farmers usually drain their fields in january, that means
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there's no habitat for smaller shore birds that need wetlands later in february and march. so a non-profit called the nature conservancy has come up with a solution using data from citizen scientists. d ebird where amateur bird watchers post their sightings. >> millions and millions of entries that amateur birders put into it from all over the united states our data scientists process that information and they create this sort of a map which tells us exactly when and where these birds are. >> reporter: scientists combine that with other information to predict the need for bird habitat. we manipulated the images to make it easier to see. darker blue means birds expected but not wetlands available. for example around february 26th, wetlands are needed here, southwest of chico as you could see. fast forward another month, a month later to march 26th, the greater need is going to be here, south of sacramento. >> this is fantastic.
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>> reporter: abc 7 news went up to a farm in yuba county and using video shot by the nature conservancy to see how the program works, one of the areas targeted by the computer data. >> we've never before had the ability to look week by week when birds need habitat. >> reporter: scientist mark reynolds points out a huge flock hanging out in a flooded rice field. >> they breed in the high arctic and come down thousands of miles to the central valley of california and they look for habitats like this. >> reporter: the conservancy is paying farmers including doug thomas to keep the fields flooded longer. they submit bids based on their costs. >> we're not adding any water, just holding the stuff we have. >> reporter: a clear case of win/win. >>ed' good for our farms because it sustains us on a financial basis. >> reporter: and helps the yellow legs that need wetlands now. in this first year of the program 4 farmers have created 10,000 ache res of bird habitat,
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especially critical in a drought year. >> they're on a wing and a prayer headed through the valley every year and it's neat to be a part of that. >> reporter: dan ashley, abc 7 news. >> the conservancy doesn't want to reveal how much they're paying farmers because the bidding is competitive but they say it's a contemporary way to protect habitats. all of the money comes from private donations. to contribute, we have links at under "see it on tv." some people may say weather is for the birds and also say it's for the rubbers. we have a big race 8k in san jose this morning starting at 8:00 a.m. and you're telling us there's a few showers there right now, huh, lisa in? that's right. little bit of light rain for our friends in the south bay but here in san francisco we could pick up a couple hundreds as well. yesterday we picked up 0.03 in the city and this morning a few light showers are off the coast with the average per march 3.26 inches for the month so getting
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going, live doppler 7 hd showing the swathe of moisture offshore and some of this is making it to the ground in the santa cruz mountains and in the south bay a closer look as we check out campbell and willow glen, some light shower activity with the cloudy skies and we'll look for this on and off throughout the day, further up in the north bay from american canyon drive but a few light showers around the delta. sonoma, highway 116 and down by cirrus point looking at a few showers. as we look at the coast, you can see a batch of rain offhere of point reyes and some of this will be rotating in bringing the atmosphere just a little bit of activity throughout the day today. east bay hills looking at cloudy conditions and temperatures ranging from the low to mid-50s. 54 in los gatos in half moon bay, the city sitting at 56 degrees. you can see some breaks in the overcast here, not a whole lot of dynamics with this system but
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the atmosphere is presenty moist and we could bring out a couple hundreds throughout the day today. 50 in fairfield. livermore is at 50 and santa rosa 52 degrees. our tower camera almost getting light out there. scattered showers throughout the forecast throughout the day today, and we'll look for another chance of rain tomorrow, the dry day out of the work week looks to be tuesday and then again on friday. so as we take a look at the pacific satellite picture, you can see all the cloud cover offshore but it takes more than clouds to bring us some rain, you need that lift, the dynamics in the atmosphere not a whole lot associated with this but still some of this will reach the ground and bring not only the clouds but a few light showers throughout the day today. you've got that going for us. the couple of hours featuring shower activity right on through 9:00 into 10:00, so if you're headed out, don't be surprised if you do see a few light showers but there will be plenty of dry areas as well. so we're going to call it widely
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scattered showers throughout the day today, 7:00, we've got cloudy skies and temperatures on the mild side mid and upper 60s. so there's our chance of rain tomorrow, tuesday a stronger system comes in wednesday, thursday, not amounting to a whole lot but at least the weak high pressure is not strong enough to keep the storms away so we're allowing for a couple disturbances to visit us through the week ahead. the accuweather seven-day forecast mid and upper 60s today with a chance of scattered showers through tomorrow, better chance wednesday, thursday, and then we're dry on friday. temperatures though feeling more like spring. so abc 7 news is another great weather story following live tapler 7 hd on twitter for the weather conditions, supposed to get video forecasts and power outage information from your favorite weather team. so it's not much but it's a little bit of something out there, so don't be surprised if
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you see a few light showers. matt? >> we'll take it. thank you, lisa. next, yosemite lovers you better act quickly. what you need to do soon to soak in the breath-taking views.
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hiking season in yosemite is just around the corpser. this week the national park began his preseason lottery for half dome permits.
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14-mile round trip to the iconic piece of granite is by far the most popular of yosemite's hikes. may to the middle of october. if you apply now you can request permits for up to six people and up to seven dates. up next on the abc 7 sunday morning news the wild weather isn't just here in california. the problems ice, snow and freezing temperatures are causing across the country. the official afterparty for the academy awards, what the stars will be enjoying after the oscars have been handed out.
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good morning. thanks for joining us. we're starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen and we're still seeing showers in the south bay, lisa? >> yes, we are that moist onshore flow with us throughout the day today. live donor it 7 hd showing the cloud cover and the green representing the light showers that are pushing through the santa cruz mountains and ending up on the other side in parts of highway 101 and the south bay. so if you're headed out early this morning, don't be surprised in willow glen to see a few light showers as well as santa clara, and well towards the north bay notice highway 80 by vallejo looking at a few showers as well as sonoma. temperatures are mild with all
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the cloud cover, low to mid-50s in at 54 and the forecast throughout the afternoon much of what we have right now which is cloud cover, the chance of intermittent showers and the bulk of the day will be looking at mostly dry conditions but upper 50s to upper 60s around the bay, so if we see anything at all it should be light but definitely showers out there, so it will keep a little gray and damp out there for you this sunday. matt? >> thanks, lisa. breaking news, firefighters are at the scene of a two-alarm fire in san leandro. this is new video we are about to show you. the almeida county fire department says flames were reported at a home on altamont road just before 5:00 this morning. there are no evacuations because of the fire and no injuries reported. a fierce storm is moving acro across the country bringing heavy snow and ice and a lot of accidents. in denver more than 100 cars were tangled up in a deadly crash on i-25 yesterday. here's abc news reporter alex perez.hbi
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>> reporter: in just seconds a saturday morning turned to chaos in colorado snow and ice blamed on the pile-up in denver killing at least one person after temperatures plummeted 42 degrees in just one day. in montana three people are recovering in the hospital after an avalanche came crashing into their homes, the entire town coming together with shovel in hand digging them out, including an 8-year-old boy who was playing outside. now another message the storm on the move, the winter that just won't quit. >> it's terrible. it's not fit for man nor beast. >> reporter: in new storm narrow but long impacting over 100 million people along the way snow, ice, freezing rain from kansas in the central plains through the ohio valley and charging eastward, dumping a wintry mix on the east coast by monday. look at this, not even the mighty niagara falls a match for mother nature's biting cold. 60% of the rushing waters frozen. from arkansas all the way to
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west virginia they are keeping a close watch on power lines, the heavy ice this new storm is bringing could lead to widespread power outages. >> that system is expected to hit the east coast tomorrow. snowboarders and skiers have taken full advantage of the fresh powder on lake tahoe. new details the latest rain helped rally marin's endangered cojo salmon. the marin independent journal rains last month helped facilitate the fish from the seed of the spawning grounds. it was said to be in danger after its population dipped to all-time lows four years ago but with enough good rainfall officials believe 2014 could be a strong year for the species. when the oscar telecast is over the governor's ball begins. it's the official party of the
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night and always a sight to see. entertainment guru from abc has a preview of what the stars won't see until tonight. >> it's outdoors but inside and of course the stars under the stars. >> reporter: she's the wonderful wizard of awesome for 25 years old cheryl has been the creative force behind the curtain at the governor's ball. every year she's responsible for giving the stars a starry night. here's what 1,500 invited guests will see after the oscars but why should you have to wait? cheryl is our personal tour guide for this exclusive first look inside the ball. and it all starts with the right mood. >> everybody who has walked in here said it's hectic out there. you come in here and you're really in a different world. we wanted to create an environment that the guests don't want to move. it's been a long haul. really, how many awards show, how much rain, how much traffic? i really do want to create meaningful experiences.
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i really want to create an environment where those can gather to celebrate. >> reporter: there is plenty to see here and eat here thanks to wolfgang puck and his staff. i'm calling this party beauty and the feast.v, >> it's all of wolfgang's favorites and then some. they're sitting down and having like one dinner, eight ounces or 12 ounces of one thing, they'll have 40 different items. >> reporter: i tasted the mac and cheese with black truffle. now i know why truffles are so expensiv expensive. i took my oscar to go and on the subject of oscars -- >> here is the engraving station. this is exactly where the winners will be with one guest with a glass of champagne and having their oscar engraved. >> reporter: this ball takes place in a 28,000 square foot room, surrounded with some remarkable vertical garden. >> it has to be the next. it has to be the new idea, and the installation looks really
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simple but it's got layers and layers of hardware to make it look as beautiful and as simple as it is. >> reporter: the governor's ball opens for all the other guests as soon as all the awards are handed out. in hollywood george panacchio for abc news. >> for the first time watch the oscars live on your smartphone or tablet with the watch abc app and whether you catch the oscars with the app or on tv use watch abc to get exclusive access to what's happening back staining for the behind the scenes moments. everyone will be talking about. there's download information for the watch abc app at abc7 the california film institute is inviting the public to celebrate the year in film at its own oscar party. viewing party will take place in san rafael at the smith san rafael film center taken will feature food, a raffle and a silent auction. former abc 7 news entertainment reporter don sanchez will be in attendance. it benefits the california film institute's education and outreach programs. doors open at 3:30 and live hd
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telecast of the academy awards begins at 5:30. you can celebrate hollywood's biggest night and showing your support for bay area, hiv and aids organizations. the academy of friends will hold a gala that will feature gourmet cuisine, silent auction, raffle dancing, and academy awards watch party. proceeds from the gala support local hiv and aids organizations. today's gala runs tonight from 5:00 to 11:30 at the tera gallery on harrison street. still ahead on the abc 7 sunday morning news, one of the bay area's most oscar nominated movie makers is up for another academy award this year. you have to use all your senses to understand why he's such a success in hollywood. here is a live look from our tower cam, a few showers in the south bay this morning, and maybe more showers this week. lisa argen will have your forecast in a few minutes. one of the besis that millia is that millions of people will qualify for financial assistance. it's important to remember that the lower your annual income, the greater financial assistance you will receive.
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cal train is going green. the environmental impact could be significant. the transit agency will run on an overhead electification system by 2019, the building of new power stations the cutting down of trees and the right-of-way. up to 2,200 trees and shrubs may need to be removed, 3,600 pruned. cal train is exploring the number to reduce the number of impacted trees. the weather we've been seeing has been good for the trees in the bay area. huh lisa argen? >> you're right about that.
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sfo reporting delays. we have low clouds, 30-minute delays there and a live shot, temperatures in the low 50s, in fact everyone's in the 50s to start out and a few light showers around the bay. we'll talk about the rest of your sunday, the first full week of march in just a few minutes. . >> thanks, lisa. college basketball teams are saying good-bye to their seniors. stanford fans said farewell to one of their biggest stars and she had a career night. rick qwan
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? sports tonight the stanford's men's basketball will try to boost its resume for the nca
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tournaments when they face arizona in tucson. last night gave a chance to move into sole possession of third place in the pac-12 with a win against arizona state. here's rick qwan with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning, with tournament time rapidly approaching the cal bears were hoping to boost their resume with a win at arizona state. it was senior day for the sun devils, ordone pachynski played his final game. the second game was asu. carson gets this shot to go and check out this shaq attack with the monster reverse slam that's worth another look. jonathan gilling came off the bench to score a season high 15. asu wins 78-60. cal falls to 18-11, 9-7 in the pac 12. a night to forget for the st. mary seniors, they got embarrassed by gonzaga. it's david stockton going baseline puts it up and in. drew barrow's midway through in
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the second half put gonzaga up by 30. st. mary's gets blown out at home. gonzaga will be the top seed in this week's wcc tournament. stanford stars today made their final regular season a great one against washington state, scored a high 37 points and pulled down 13 rebounds, she's going to be missed next season. sanford improves to 28-2 with an 84-64 victory. the cougars have never beaten the cardinal women. it was also senior night in berkeley the cal women took on washington. among the seniors knocks down three of her game high 24 but the huskies spoil the festivities, davis from san jose scored 20. 75-65 was the final. cal is still the number two seed in this week's pac-12 tournament. one of the great stories for the athletics was the emergence of sonny gray.
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he got the start against texas. it's spring training but a's hall of famer rolly fingers threw out the first pitch. ray looked good, throwing two shutout innings, allowed two hits while striking out a pair. evan scribner had two strikeouts in this one inning of relief. the a's pitching staff combined for 13 strikeouts through pom rants. the game ended in a 2-2, the giants and cubs were rained out. two-time defending pac-12 football champ stanford held the first of its three open practice sessions yesterday. the cardinal will have to replace 12 starters, six on defense, six on offense. last season tyler gaffney accounted for 59% of their rushing yards. he was so tough to bring down he finished with more than 1,700 yards on the ground and 22 touchdowns. it will be tough filling his shoes, coach david shaw says the cardinal has a number of good replacements. >> it's been good, you know?
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he's made some big runs in the night, we've had a couple of guys become big run guys for us and barry sanders and kelsey young, they made some big plays in terms of short games and long games. i really like the group now and we'll see how it plays out the rest of spring. >> that's sports for a sunday morning. enjoy the academy awards tonight. my claim to fame, i was an extra on "blue jasmine." go cate blanchett. have a great day. >> they filmed parts of "blue jasmine" here in san francisco and do you think it's hollywood weather here in san francisco today, lisa? >> it's always hollywood weather here, right? i think so. we are looking at plenty of cloud cover, but hey some welcome rain is on the way, the storms are over. this is just light shower activity that will visit us not only today but we have it in the forecast for tomorrow. live doppler 7 hd you can see that zonal flow is what we call it, it's from west to east and we're looking at a few light rain showers not ohm in the santa cruz mountains but in san
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jose and milpitas, willow glen, santa clara, very light rain and up in the north bay towards 80s, sonoma and napa has had a few sprinkles and towards the coast, point reyes. if you see a light shower consider yourself lucky, maybe a couple hundreds, picked up 0.03 yesterday in san francisco, here's a look at mt. tam where we have plenty of cloud cover and fog. airport delays at sfo. 52 redwood city. speaking of san jose, good morning to you, look at the cloud cover there. 53 in napa. it's 50 in fairfield and now in the valley, 50 for livermore. so with the cloud cover we're looking at gray sky and temperatures in the 60s today, so it will be mild but we'll keep the scattered showers in the forecast throughout the day today when for your monday as well, in fact, several chances of rain for the upcoming work week, the best chance comes in
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the middle of the week. here is our pacific satellite picture, a lot of cloud cover offshore and there is, but we need the dynamics and the actual moisture wrung out and getting a few areas of light showers throughout the day today but some of this overriding moisture we'll keep it on tap for a soggy part of your monday or chance anyway, let's take you through the rest of the day today where 8:00 still some shower activity in the south bay, the peninsula, the santa cruz mountains up in the north bay, marin getting a few splashes of rain and by 10:00 still maybe a few scattered showers but many dry areas as well over into the east bay and by 7:00 tonight we're dry but look what happens as we go through the evening hours, the rain offshore and fast forwarding through tomorrow, monday night, maybe some showers throughout the day, but tuesday looks to be the dry day into wednesday and thursday. here's the stronger system but not talking much stronger, but we could see more widespread
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rain into thursday. friday high pressure builds in and looks like dry conditions with temperatures all the way up into the 70s. today with the cloud cover, low 60s for san francisco, look for 635 with intermittent light rain, oakland 65 and taking you down to southern california, looking drier and drier throughout the afternoon, temperatures near 60 degrees. the accuweather seven-day forecast scattered showers in the forecast today, tomorrow, dry for tuesday and by wednesday, thursday, looking at a better chance of rain but milder, more spring-like into friday and checking out the next weekend, looking to be dry at this point. so a lot of weak systems traveling through the bay area, keeping their eye on it, but maybe not dumping as much as we would like. little bit rainy here and there. matt? >> we'll take what we can get. thank you, lisa. abc 7 is the only place where you can see the oscars live today. rain or shine, it doesn't matter, you're in your house, watching it on your big screen,
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we'll give away free movie tickets for a whole year to celebrate the academy awards. there will be seven winners of all and today's winner is natalie v. from fremont. you have one more chance, to enter like us at and fill out the entree form so we know how to get in touch with you if you win. besides the oscars for acting, directing, cinematography and visual effects there are also awards for a few things you can't see. abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom sat down with a four-time oscar winner who is nominated again for making movie magic in sound. >> in a perfect world you'd be able to close your eyes and be able to follow the story completely just by listening to the film. the second movie of the potter series earned an oscar nomination for mixing by a man who was practically born do it. >> i always recorded sound since i was a little kid, i took sz
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pictures and recorded sounds. >> reporter: chris boyce first studied photography at uc santa cruz and wound up studying film out of state. >> we need to find a windmill and having grown up in the bay area i knew where everything could be found. >> reporter: even today he weaves the magic of hollywood with the sounds of the bay area. what was that giant creek in "titanic"? >> the san francisco maritime museum one of the old ships just tied up to the dock. >> that one gets me every time i watch it. >> reporter: film students are learning the intricacies of sound at his old alma mater. >> they realize oh sound is really more than 50% of the movie. >> reporter: professor pat jackson worked with boyce on "titanic" and now creating oscar hopefuls. >> i think it's every filmmaker's dream but you know, i think it would be greatu.s. to
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make a movie people remember. >> reporter: for boyce that starts with sounds you remember. >> the sound of king kong swatting away these planes. >> reporter: sounds that sometimes start like this. you wouldn't want a musician to make that sound but might make that sound and record it. >> reporter: feed it into this 1970s sampling machine. >> so i can play this different octaves. >> reporter: and wind up with this. it's no wonder he's won four oscars but it never gets old. >> you really are floating on a cloud when you get nominated. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. next the amazing effort to build a bay area school a new library designed by the students.wzr
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here are the winning numbers from last night's $60 powerball draw. 3, 8, 25, 30, 47 and the powerball number is 13. another ticket bought in northern california matched all six numbers. the only ticket to hit the jackpot was purchased in mcclellan at tulle oil north of sacramento. wednesday's jackpot restarts at $40 million. new this morning, middle school students are using the power of the web to design and build their own 3,00ñ book library. according to our media partner the "mercury news" say students at realm charter school raised $40,000 in just three days using the crowd funding start kickstarter. the 108 students hoped to raise $75,000. school officials say once they
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meet that goal a foundation will provide an additional $30,000 in matching funds. this might be a day to head to the library if you can, this is open. check in with lisa argen and the clouds dominating our sky, huh? >> definitely. we are looking at light showers, some of the green out there in the south bay, the cruz mountains, be aware if you're headed out you may get some wet pavement and get a few sprinkles in the north bay, intermittent from napa to sonoma. high temperatures underneath the clouds. 60 at mafl moon bay, 65 in concord and san jose and the accuweather seven-day forecast chance of showers tomorrow. >> thank you, lisa. thanks for joining us here on the abc 7 sunday morning news, the news continues now online, twitter facebook and our mobile devices with our new news app, abc 7 news continues at 9:00 a.m. and today is oscar sunday on abc 7. our coverage begins at 2:00 p.m.
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with on the red carpet at the oscars and then at 3:00 on the red carpet live, you can see what everyone's wearing as they arrive, the 85th oscars begins at 5:30, follows by another he tigs of on the red carpet at the oscars. jimmy kimmel laughs with the winners at 10:00 on a special edition of "jimmy kimmel live" followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. "good morning america is next."
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