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from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on two. 7:00 at the start of a brand-new workweek. >> good morning. it is monday, it is april 27th. always good to see you. how are you? very good. how was your weekend dave? >> not bad. was it a good weekend to take the boys out on the bikes? >> we did so much biking and scooterring and walking. it was tempting to hit the beach but we don't live close enough. >> steve paulson came through. the weather looking good. >> it is indeed gasia and dave. we had a warmup and then we cooled down into the weekend. today will be a tiny bit warmer inland. tomorrow looks like the warmest day but not that warm, not any
records. fog increased around sfo. 40s and 50s on the temperatures. mostly sunny today. a few high clouds to the north. a little patchy fog here. there is a breeze in the hills, gusts of 30 to 35-miles per hour. temperatures will bump up a little bit. middle peek at 40 miles per hour. 33 at mount diablo so it is rocking and rolling in the higher elevations. look at this system to drive across a few high clouds so 60s, 70s, 80s. sal is here. it was quiet for awhile and he said we have something new. is that still there? >> yes. they were clearing a crash on 580 eastbound at central. it didn't cause much of a traffic jam because traffic is so light. they were working on it. it was an injury crash reported. maccarthur maze area looks pretty good. a lot of people are out there, just not enough to cause a traffic jam but it is -- there are a lot of people driving
across bridges and across causeways without major delays right now. coming in on 7:02. back to dave. >> well, the united states closing in on 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases, but new reports from johns hopkins cases nationwide may have leveled off. still about 30,000 new coronavirus cases are reported, 2,000 people die everyday in this country from the virus. that report also says nationwide there were more than 965,000 coronavirus cases and almost 55,000 people have died. more than 107,000 people tested positive have recovered. california has more than 43,000 confirmed cases and more than 1700 people have died here. here in the bay area, santa clara county still has the most virus cases, more than 2,000. santa clara county is also the bay area's first county to
reach 100 virus deaths. the city of san francisco's shelter in place order is set to expire in less than a week, but most likely that will be extended. mayor london breed will talk about that today. we'll bring in ktvu sarah to take it from there. >> reporter: good morning gasia. although some states are starting to ease restrictions, the mayor says she is not moving that quickly. san francisco's shelter in place order was set to expire on may 3rd but the mayor said it is very likely it will be extended a few weeks if not a month. that means we could be following these orders until june. the official extension amongstment is expected sometime this week. counties across the bay area worked together throughout the pandemic with similar orders so wide x tensions. salano county extended its order to may 17th. just because it will be
extended doesn't mean all closures will be, too. the mayor said they are working on way toss beilein ingredient with some things being anyone for the public again. the mayor says she will make an announcement this week on recommendation about what could soon reopen. mayor breed said she knows how hard it has been to stay home for the last six weeks, but reopening cannot happen overnight. it is a process that requires patience. it is a process that requires resources. and i want to thank the people in san francisco especially for just supporting the process and being responsible. >> reporter: mayor breed says how they reopen san francisco is important so they don't go backwards in the progress they have made. they have to make sure there is enough personal protective equipment and testing available. we have reached out to other bay area counties to see if
they have plans on extending their orders and we're waiting to hear back. as for san francisco, mayor breed will hold a news conference today at 1:00 p.m. and you can livestream that on ktvu.com. reporting live, ktvu fox 2 news. a number of local public health officers have described to ktvu the many factors that go into deciding when to reopen their counties including the possibility of a coronavirus resurgence. there is going to be waves across the country and there will likely be multiple waves that are coming and so unfortunately, this kind of level of death right across the country we may be seeing either consistently or up and down for some time over the next few months. that is part of what ktvu political reporter greg lee learned when he sat down with
the public health officers of alameda, contra costa and marin counties about the state of the pandemic and how our every day lives may look different for the future. 7:06. in bay area innatenesses siv care units, the number of patients hit a new low during april. right now according to the chronicle, there are 161 intensive care patients. the number of overall hospitalizations in the bay area also down, 369 virus patients are in the hospital. and yesterday alone 140 more california healthcare workers tested positive for the virus. there are 4500 confirmed cases among california medical professionals and 24 of them have died. and on california's coronavirus website, here is a new tracking feature showing virus cases bi-county, gender, age and ethnicity and the
number of hospitalizations statewide and the very latest on testing here in california. san francisco mayor says getting healthcare workers the ppe they need is still a challenge. so far they purchased 15 million pieces of protective equipment including gloves, gowns and surgical masks. there have been unreliable suppliers and the government seizing equipment ordered by san francisco. this would be a federal coordinated effort. we should not still have these conversations. a co lation of chinese americans in san francisco called covid-19 relief bay area is raising money to buy protective equipment from china and then donatiit locally. so far the group donated $77,000 worth of such equipment. >> 7:07. happening today, a new testing site will open for people living in three cities in
alameda county. stanford researchers will begin drive-through testing monday through friday at the fairgrounds in bless sant ton. the testing is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until 150 people have been tested everyday. you have to live in pleasantton, livermore or dublin to be eligible for the testing. if you want tests you have to have at least one of the following symptoms, a fever, higher than 100 degrees, shortens of breath, a recent exposure or suspected exposure to the virus, or you have to have a chronic medical condition like diabetes or heart disease and age wise you have to be 65 or older. also happening today, dave, small businesses can start applying for paycheck protection loans in a few minutes at 7:30. they added $310 billion to the
money available. some industry groups say money may already be spoken for, for businesses that ablied in the first round, but didn't get approval for the first $350 billion ran out. >> the second peak at stocks. the three major indexes are up in early trading. analysts say american investors are looking at more states reopening. from big u.s. companies including exxonmobile and boeing. and some will report earnings this week such as apple, tesla, intel, google's parent company alphabet. the dow jones industrial average is up by one half of 1%. the nasdaq showing a nice 1% plus bump right now. all right. 7:09. firefighters in san bruno investigating a two-alarm fire. it started about 2:30 this morning in an apartment building on st. helena avenue.
no one was hurt, but several people who live in three different units won't be able to go back. the fire marshal is still looking for the cause of the fire. >> time is 7:09. we got zero home projects done this weekend steve paulson because the sun was shining just about the whole weekend. >> i got the patio furniture out there ready to go. that was my project. we had a cooldown on the weekend and now temperatures, i don't think there will be too much change today, more so tomorrow, but it is not going to last. a good little system. you can see right there as it starts to lift up a little bit. temperatures today, a little above average but not too much here. the coast has a little patchy fog. same for the bay. inland temperatures will come up, but we're not looking for any record highs. they backed off on the amount
of warmth on tuesday. they keep the ridge moving. cooling down big time and that happening thursday, friday into the weekend. napa airport down to 44 degrees. 49 redwood city. berkeley at 50. 46 in santa rosa. kenwood down to 44. mill valley 46. napa at 47. pretty good breeze. 30 to 40-mile-an-hour winds up in the marin county hills. that is really cranked up there. watertown is really cold. san francisco, 50, 52. fog, an easy ingredient to get the fog going. a few high clouds, otherwise mostly sunny, nice. a little warmer but really 60s, 70s, quite nice. tomorrow we'll bump it up a
little bit. kyleing down at the end of the week. steve, thank you. time, just about 7:12. protecting patients and health care workers. what sutter tracy community hospital is doing to keep that hospital safe and clean. and with allergy season going wild and nearing its peak, the symptoms can make allergy suffers think they have covid-19. we'll tell you the difference between the two coming up. zema, you can show more skin. so roll up those sleeves. and help hur skin from within with dupixent. dupixent is the first treatment of its kind that continuously treats moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis, even between flare ups. dupixent is a biologic, and not a cream or steroid. many people taking dupixent saw clear or almost clear skin,
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welcome back to mornings on 2. our time is 7:15. around the world several countries taking steps to reopen and get back to business, including countries hit hardest by the coronavirus. in spain, rules are being relaxed in some areas. spain reported the lowest daily increase in coronavirus deaths in more man a month. and then italy, after almost two months of lockdown, the prime minister described plans for resuming normal business operations this morning starting with wholesale operations and construction. if we don't respect the distance and the precautions, the epidemic curve can spin out of control. meantime school officials in wuhan china preparing high schools to allow seniors to
come back on may 6th to complete their final school year. increased cleaning and social distancing will be strictly enforced. >> now wuhan, china is where the coronavirus may have started. they have reported their final coronavirus patiences were discharged from a hospital. wuhan had more than 46,000 infections reported. that is 56% of all of china. wuhan was sealed off for more than two months but that order has been lifted but there are still restrictions of people who live in wuhan, china still being tested for the coronavirus. and the numbers from the coronavirus pandemic continue to grow. this morning there are nearly 3 million confirmed cases of covid-19 around the world. more than 207,000 people have died from covid-19 and its complications. there are also more than 881,000 confirmed cases of people who have recovered. specifically in africa, the number of confirmed covid-19
cases jumped 40% in the last two weeks. they worry the medical system in africa is not equipped to deal with the growing number of coronavirus patients. the red cross and world food program are helping to get food to african countries and preparing medical equipment and supplies for field hospitals. >> 7:17. back here at home a hospital in tracy is using robots to disinfect the patients' rooms and stop the spread. the robots use ultravie lot rays to zap and kill possibly harmful microorganisms. that light is so powerful, no one can be a in the room when they use it. just another layer level of that ditt infecting and it othe to try to insure that we do not have infections in the hospital and that we make people and patients and our staff feel
comfortable and safe. >> the staff wheels that unit to the next room. >> >> time is 7:17. the centers for disease control and prevention has a new report about signs and symptoms to know if someone is infected with covid-19. the new symptoms include losing your taste or smell, a sore throat, headaches, muscle pains, chillings and shaking with the chills. that is on top of the earlier reported symptoms that include a fever, shortens of breath, coughing and blue or purple lesions on the feet. this expands list of possible signs of the infection is important because many coronavirus testing sites won't test anyone who does not have the symptoms. it is certainly that allergy season is under way and doctors say you need to know the difference between seasonal allergy symptom asnd those of
the coronavirus. many mimic the coronavirus. he says while your symptoms may be hard to distinguish, there is a way to tell if it is more than just allergies. >> if you're a younger healthy person and getting one of the more mild case of the coronavirus, symptoms may be identical but if you take an allergy pill or take a nose spray, if you feel relief, it is allergies. if your symptoms are the same, it is coronavirus and something to discuss with your doctor. some symptoms were also similar to the flu but flu season is almost over so it is more likely covid-19 or allergies. if you don't feel better from allergy medication, call your doctor. >> is that a problem for you? allergies? don't you -- >> it is not a problem for me, but it is for my older son and he had the kleenex in his pocket all weekend as we were out and about, big time
allergies. >> steve, you talk about it all the time. >> the wind has a lot to do with it. it is spring and everything is blooming in the wind. i can't get away from the breeze for some. there are really strong gusts in the hills there. pretty impressive system in northern california but the ridge to the far last is building in and that will be with us towards tuesday. i think we'll get the warmest temperatures of the week. mostly sunny today. temperatures bump up a little bit. the breeze isn't going anywhere. it will be on slower out of the northwest. 86 the record high 1921. 42 back in '18. 56, clear. they have a west wind at 14 so the onshore breeze is even up to areas inland right now. probably won't last but it is there for now. 40s and 50s and one 60 in
brentwood there. livermore airport is not reporting in about the last six hours. hopefully, they will get that fixed soon. 46 for lafayette and san ramon at 46 degrees. northwest middle peak, 40 miles per hour. not as strong as big rock. still 30 to 35-mile-an-hour gusts in the last hour. few clouds to the north. 60s, 70s, mostly sunny and a little warmer today. average for this time of year. tomorrow we'll go above for just about everybody. inland the biggest jump. then much cooler into the end of the week and the first weekend in may. >> all right, steve, thank you. trying to be protected against the second infection of the virus. what the world health organization is saying about people who recovered from the coronavirus. and controversy surrounding a street sign in one sacramento
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changed after it caused an uproar. it was called american first avenue, a neighborhood under construction. more than 300 people gave comments to change the name. people said the phrase is a political one and reference to president trump. they reached out to the developer to ask them to change the name and now, it is america avenue. the trump administration's battles are expanding with the world health organization. the white house plans to permanentsly reroute money that would go to the w.h.o. to others involved in public health. the president has suspended as much as a half billion in funding for the world health organization for 60 days. other countries said this is the wrong time to pull funding and that everyone should be focused on coordinating an international response to the coronavirus pandemic. they clarified a tweet
about antibodies and immunity covid-19. they said some may not be protected against a second infection. most people infected with covid- 19 will develop an anti by di response with some level of protection. they said how much protection and how long it will last remains unclear. >> coming up in a minute on mornings on 2, amazon testing out a new way to help counter fraud during the coronavirus pandemic. also chipotle sharing its secret about one popular how to home. ♪
good morning. one san francisco community has an option to be tested for covid-19. we'll tell you how the program works and who is eligible to be tested. plus, cracking down on faith. how lawmakers are demanding tougher regulations. this is mornings on two. >> good morning. thank you for joining us. i'm dave clark. >> good morning.
i'm gasia mikaelian. let's talk about the changing weather. not as warm as it was friday and saturday for the next week or so, steve. >> that is correct. it will be cooler. a couple systems march into the north of us and that helps open the door to the sea breeze. a ridge of high pressure for tuesday and half of wednesday. then it will move off to the east. that will allow lower pressure sto settle in. there is a robust wind i'll say, 33 to 40 miles per hour in the ma ren county hills and northwest at 30. a few high clouds. otherwise temperatures bump up a teeny bit today. still above average and then after tuesday we may go below average to the end of the weak. sal is here now and you hit the nail on the head, sal, working from home is making me a little loopy there. >> you mentioned that. >> it sure does.
>> sometimes you don't know -- 580 eastbound is clear and you're right about both things. 580 is clear and sometimes you're a little loopy at home. >> let's talk about highway 101 in san francisco. they are doing construction there. right now, we're taking a live look near the 101, 280 interchange. they are replacing the bridge deck right now. one northbound lane is temporarily being used for southbound traffic as you can see to get by. northbound traffic is being diverted off the highway and onto interstate 280. caltran has been taking advantage of the traffic. starting tomorrow night, crews will begin repaving highway 101. the first phase of the project begins at 6:00 the
clock the following two weeks p now, it is 7:32. let's go back to the headlines. >> thank you. chuck schumer is calling for a crackdown on fake covid-19 tests sold online. >> we can for the have false tests being sold online for antibodies or for covid. it will delay our recovery and make the problem worse and endanger the lives of people. >> senator schumur sent a letter to the food and drug administration asking if it had enough resources to watch and respond to the availability of the fake tests. they issued an alert last month about the unauthorized and fake test kits and warned against them. >> san francisco's shelter in place order will expire saturday, but the mayor will
announce an extension likely this week. today she is providing an update on her city's response to the coronavirus pandemic. officials haven't released details on what the extension could look like, but there likely won't be any major changes when she makes that announcement. we will stream it live this afternoon. >> meanwhile as the bay area waits for those orders to be lifted, they say contact tracing will be one of the deciding factors in making the choice to ease restrictions. they want a group to do that as we move forward in our progression. you talk about contact tracing and maybe its role in all of this in helping to reach reopening? >> yes. i think the contact tracing is a public health approach to deal without breaks and really
critical in terms of monitoring and controlling covid in the community. >> the pulser is not only to give information to give positive about how they should isolate at home and stay away from people, but identifying all those people who potentially were exposed to make sure that they also are quarantining and staying away from the general public during the time where they might be incubating the virus and being contagious and spreading it to others. that is just part of the conversation that happened when ktvu's greg lee spoke with a number of health officers who are among those issuing poll session and making decisions that affect our communities. you can watch the full interview on ktvu.com. time is 7:35. the bay area has been under shelter in place orders for more than a month now. some say there is quarantine fatigue and a lot of us see it.
most people say they understand it is important to stay at home but admit as time goes on it is harder to do. caltran reports local street traffic was cut in half but now it is starting to inch up a bit. even outdoor spaces that are still open are seeing more visitors again including the lime ridge open space. we're up here for exercise to get out of the house because we're going stir crazy. >> i notice the parking lot has been more full and usually you don't see cars lined up on the street. >> several states including georgia, montana and south carolina have started lifting some restrictions this week. so far no one is putting an exact date when that could happen here in california. protestors demanding california lift its shelter in place order showed up at
governor newsom's home over the weekend. more than a dozen demonstrators gathered outside the governor's home yesterday. they demanded the governor reopen the state saying the shelter in place order las gone too far. many of them ignored the social distancing during this protest. >> well, new this morning, nancy pelosi, the california congresswoman and speaker of the house formerly endorsed joe biden for president. >> as we face coronavirus, joe las had a clear path to lead us out of this crisis. >> she spoke about his eight years at vice president that included leading the american recovery and investment act. there are 190 days left until election day, tuesday november 3rd. >> a also happening today, joe biden and california senator kamala harris will have a virtual town hall meeting about how the coronavirus disproportion natalie affects
those of color. the town hall will be at 12:30 livestreamed on joe biden's website. we posted a link on our website. just go to ktvu.com and click on web links. happening to day, people who live and work in san francisco's mission district can get free coronavirus testing. the efforts to really understand how widespread the coronavirus may be, especially in the mission, which is such a densely populated area. >> reporter: yes. well this is a joint effort between some community organizations in the mission and uc sf research herbs. the goal is to try to test as many people as possible in a 16- block area of the mission neighborhood. now, as many as 5700 people who live and work there are eligible for these free tests. it is optional however. volunteer medical professionals have two types of free tests to people who show up. one, to see if you have covid-
19 now. the other type will test for antibodies to see if you have had the virus in the past. this 16-block area was chosen for this testing program because it is the second most densely populated track in the city. it also has a significant latino population. covid-19 has had a dis pro force that impact on that community and communities of color in general. well, we know right now that general hospital is about 80% of the folks at general dealing with covid are latinos. >> if you live in this census track, i would say two things. one, do this for yourself because it is great to know what your stat us is to protect your loved ones and do it for your community because then we can understand how we can mitigate and combat the further spread or transmission of this virus. >> reporter: now, last week uc
sf and community health groups had a similar project in a different bay area community and had thousands of tree tests to a rural community marin county. the tests of more than 1600 people wrapped up last week. we're waiting for results here is a list of the testing sites in the mission. they are at garfield park, and leonard glynn elementary school. it starts at 9:00 for testing this morning the it continues until 4:30 today and tomorrow is the last day of this free testing program. reporting live, ktvu news. >> steve, will today be a short and sandal kind of day in the bay area? >> if you're inland. if you're by the coast, probably not but some people wear shorts year-round. >> that, too. >> yes, tomorrow will be more like that kind of a day as temperatures bump up, but today 60s and 70s and low 80s.
you can see the bump up. that is the high building in that will be here for tuesday and half of wednesday. then it moves eastward. that will allow cooler weather to come back in. we're not looking for much in the way of a warmup this week except for tuesday. some patchy low clouds out there. the breeze is in place and just downright windy. warmer for all on tuesday, upper 80s possible well inland. cooling down if it isn't wednesday, thursday and friday. cooldown towards the first weekend in may. 40s and 50s and 60s. napa still inthe 40s. 46 woodside. low 50s for most. 54 foster city to mon tara and san mateo 55. 40-miles per hour there. a little onshore breeze in the
oakland berkeley hills which brought in patchy clouds. crescent city getting a little rain, a lot of cloud cover and little rain, but at least someone in northern california is. for us mostly sunny, warmer. not too much. 70s upper 70s around the bay. then low 80s inland. tomorrow will be warmer. still pretty good on wednesday. a cooldown thursday and taking us into the weekend, you two. thank you, steve. it is 7:42. coming up suppliers are feeling the impact of closed shops and restaurants how it is disrupting the nation's food supply and how farmers are adapting. >> many people spent the weekend at local rivers, lakes and beaches. how one local community wants to enforce shelter at home orders and social distancing rules. >> the debate over essential and non-essential. coming up on the 9, how to
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in london two weeks ago. his experience with the coronavirus. britain is making progress he said against the pandemic. >> if this virus were a physical assailant and unexpected and invisible mugger, which i can tell you from personal experience it is, then this is the moment when we have begun together to wrestle it to the floor. the prime min ser said despite progress being played against covid-19, it is too soon to relax social distancing restrictions. our time is 7:46. a top south korean official says his country has seen no inion will developments that kim jong-un is seriously ill or may be dying. unconfirmed reports by a japanese magazine says kim jong- un is in a vegetative state after heart surgery.
he is in his mid- to late 30s and a heavy smoker and has had breathing and heart problems. >> at this point given how much talk there has been, my guess is there is probably something wrong with his health, which wouldn't be surprising, right? he is morbidly obese, smoke and has had gout in the past. [ no audio. ] >> he may be staying outside of north korea's capital. sat lel light images show a train that might be a train that belongs to him parked there at last since last tuesday. >> muslims have to incorporate social distancing into their ramadan experience. [ inaudible. ]
7:46. the biggest names for business earnings. analysts do not expect good news. pam cook is back with today's dollars and cents. pam. >> reporter: yes. no surprise. good morning again. 140 companies in the s&p 500 12 stocks and the dow report earnings this week including apple, facebook and microsoft. many companies outlining how bad the first quarter was considering the shelter in place and the lockdown, the pandemic, but analysts are also going to listen for that forecast going forward and how companies can deal with this and recover going forward. now when the opening bell range this morning, some optimism that businesses will slowly open up across the country getting people back to
work. across the board, almost a percent gain for all three indexes, dow jones industrial average up more than 200 points. 24ous at one point today. the s&p 500 up almost a%, the nasdaq as well to 87.12. the nation's food growers and producers say billions of dollars worth of food is going to waste. that is despite the surging demand at food banks across the country. some farmers have a massive surplus of perishable foods because the supply chain has been disrupted. in florida the peak harvest is under way. one cucumber farmer lost half his crop. he said he could lose his 3 1/2 million dollars harvestive things don't turn around soon. >> we don't want handouts or people to feel sorry for us. we chose this profession, but we might need a hand up. in march several groups
contact the the usda pleading for help to get that food into the hands of people who need it. last week the agricultural department said they will buy some until october but some say that is too little, too late. >> amazon has joined the growing numbers of companies expanding the use of video conferencing calls during the pandemic. the largest online retailer plans to use video hookups to verify the identity of those wishing to buy or sell goods on their popular websites. video conferencing they say will be a way to counter fraud without in-person meetings. chipotle giving out the recipe for the popular guacamole so you can make it at home. they posted that on twitter. it calls for two avocados, lime juice, cilantro, red onion,
peppers with the seeds and kosher salt. combine, mix until ♪. most locations are open for delivery and pick up. it is a good reminder whatever your comfort food is, dave, now is the time to make it or order it. it helps us get through this. that is a look at your dollars and cents. let's go back to dave. >> you don't have to tell me twice. gasia. okay. red onions, sil llhan froe, jalapeños, got it. everyone is doing their part to keep the family safe and secure during shelter in place orders. with mother's day around the corner, many agree mothers deserve a special shout out. let's do that for her. we want to know why your mom is your hero and we'll share your story with the lead up to mother's day less than two weeks away. send your mother's picture and story to the foxtv.com. i think moms everywhere would
appreciate that date. >> indeed. time is 7:51. i told pam, i'm telling you gasia, you're a great mom as well. i absolute you. >> thank you. >> steve paulson will give you a good weather forecast because it is you. >> i hope so. i hope so gasia and dave. temperatures start to bump up a little bit, more so tomorrow. today won't be too bad. there is too much energy moving into northern california so mostly sunny but a few patches of low clouds although some disappeared and a few high clouds. 60s co side. 70s around the bay. 61 in brentwood. they will be in the mid-80s but this time of year, that is no big deal for them. 46 santa rosa. cool air there. santa clara in the mid-50s.
the wind cranked up big time. 40 miles an hour. northwest at 35 not far away. you can see the cloud cover. to the north, a few high clouds. to the south mostly sunny. 60s, 70s by the water's edge. tomorrow we'll get some temperatures bumping up to mid- to upper 80s and ease up wednesday and then cool down by the end of the week. >> thank you. time is 7:53. at 80 clock, a positive sign in new york they no longer need that overflow hospital shift. we'll tell you where it is going next. >> plus, there are concerns with our warmer weather in the bay area that people will ignore social distancing orders. we'll tell you what governor gavin newsom is saying about how he thinks going outdoors could affect covid-19 cases. but first, basketball. the nba slowly trying to get players back on the court. why some players will be able to practice, while others have
morning. thank you marcy. obviously a classic and i appreciate the request. wish you were here, but you can't be because we're in quarantine so you can not be here. i cannot be there. send me a request. go ahead if you want to. here is how. use the #ktvu facebook instagram, twitter and that is how i see your request. now, it is 7:57. back to dave. >> i'm right here. time is 7:57. look at your tv. glowing dolphins lit up the waters off the coast of southern california. this incredible video taken last weak near newport beach showing dolphins swimming in blue neon waters caused by a rare chemical reaction from the algae in the ocean. incredible. some high school students studying on a slip at sea for the past five weeks are coming home to a world that is
radically different than when they left and stepped on board. a group of 25 dutch students between 14 and 17 were halfway through a sail study program in the caribbean, and then the coronavirus spread around the world and they couldn't flay home to cuba so they had to sail back home. 25 students along with 1 2x perienced sailors and three teachers pulled into harbor yesterday celebrating their arrival. when stopped, they got off the ship one by one and ran into the arms of their relieved parents. >> time is 7:58. today in san francisco, the school district working with communities organizations to provide more grab and go meals. students nutrition services is teaming up with the chinatown ymca. children don't have to be with the parents for the pick up of the food. it will be on sacramento street
trom 11:30 to 12:30 today and on wednesday. and ktvu fox 2 is teaming up with the san francisco unified school district to provide daily educational tv programs for some of the youngest students in the city. sf loves learning airs weekdays at 2:00 p.m. on ktvu plus. that is channel 36. it is a daily academic lesson for kids in preschool through second grade. younger students traditionally have less access to technology than the older students bit any child is welcomed to watch. that is weekdays from 2 to 3:00 p.m. on ktvu plus. time is 7:59. this week the nba is due to reopen some of their team practice workout places for players in states that are easing shelter in place restrictions. it will be the first step guard bringing back pro-basketball. but players in states like georgia still will be banned
from holding group workouts. the warriors say they will continue to follow san francisco's stay at home rules when it comes to reopening their practice centers. the united states now nearing 1 million confirmed coronavirus cases. how many new cases are being reported everyday nationwide? also, many shelter in place orders in the bay area set to expire very soon. what we expect to happen this week. the warning from some city official. also an ongoing problem securing ppe for workers in san francisco. why the cal ledge is now affecting the city's effort to safely reopen. from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on two. good morning. and welcome back to mo wo. it is monday, april 27th, 2020. i'm mike mibach. gasia, i hope you had a nice weekend.
idea was busy. we spent a lot of time outside. we did some weed abatement and steve paulson that is important because even though we're stuck in the middle of the coronavirus parkway west in the coming months we have to think seriously about fire season. >> that is a very good point gasia. yes, november too soon to start doing that. i have done that myself here. mike, good morning, sir. we have a little bit of a warmer day on tap for you today. there is a strong system marching through the pacific northwest. we're getting the tail end of those but it picked up a little bit, the low cloud deck off in the distance. 57 san jose. patchy fog, breezy, sunny. warmer, 60s, 70s, 80s. it will peak, 36 miles per hour. up in the hills, yes pretty good gusts but a few high clouds to the north. temperatures bumping up today, more so on tuesday but nothing
too crazy. temperatures a little bit above average for the next couple of days and then below as we go . let's head over to sal. eye had 580 earlier. is that taken care of? >> that clear, steve. we do have traffic but not stop and go. we look at the maccarthur maze and you can see that traffic is moving along pretty well, coming up around the maze to an uncrowded bay bridge toll plaza. a couple minor incidents happened but because it is lighter, it has not caused any huge delays. 8:02. back to mike. sal, thank you. the number of confirmed covid- 19 cases is nearing the 1 million mark but researchers at johns hopkins university say they believe the number of new coronavirus cases across the country appears to have reached a plateau. however, they say it is clearly a tragic plateau with roughly
30,000 new virus cases and 2,000 deaths everyday in the united states. a >> as of this morning, there are nearly 966,000 virus cases across the country and 54 toss people died. more than 107,000 people tested positive. they have recovered. now here in california, there are more than 43,000 conformed cases with more than 1070 deaths. santa clara county, still the most in the bay area with more than 2,000. it also is the first bay area county to reach 100 virus deaths. san francisco shelter in place order is set to expire here in less than a week but likely will be extended. an update on the coronavirus response and the stay-at-home order. sarah. >> reporter: good morning gasia. as you know, san francisco has paved its own way. mayor london breed said she is
not following any other states who are already starting to ease those restrictions. the mayor says it is very likely san francisco shelter in place order few wakes if not a month. may 3 an extension means you could follow those orders until june. the official extension amongst the is expected sometime this week. counties across the bay area worked together to hand down similar orders so it is likely we'll eventually see region wide extension. salano county extended the order to may 17th. we don't know yet what will come with another extension, if there will be any changes tonight current order or not, but the mayor said they are trying to come up with ways to be more lenient with restrictions. >> i know it is hard which is why it is important that as we are talking and convening in our economic recovery task force, we are developing ways
to make recommendations to the department of public health of things that we could potentially make available to the public. >> reporter: mayor breed says how na reopen san francisco is important so they don't go backwards in the progress they have made. they have to make sure there is enough ppe, hospital space, and testing available in case there is an increase in coronavirus cases upon reopening. we reached out to other bay area counties to see if they will extend their orders and we're waiting to hear back. as for san francisco, mayor breed will hold a news conference today at 1:00 p.m. but you can livestream on ktvu.com. ktvu fox 2 news. sarah, thank you. local public health officers described to ktvu the many factors that go into deciding when to reopen a county including the possibility of a coronavirus resurgence. there is going to be , you
know, waves across the country and there will likely be multiple waves that are coming and so unfortunately this kind of level of death right across the country, we may be seeing either consistently or up and down for some time over the next few months. that is part of what ktvu political reporter greg lee learned when he sat down with the public health officers of the counties to get their take on the state of the coronavirus pandemic and how our everyday lives may look different for the foreseeable future. you can watch the full interview bay going to ktvu.com. the number of bay area coronavirus patients currently in the icu has hit a low for the month of april. according to the san francisco chronicle, there are currently 161 patients in the icu. the number of overall hospitalizations also down in
the bay area with 369 covid-19 patients now in the hospital. new health statistics show 140 more healthcare workers in california tested positive for the coronavirus just yesterday. that brings the total number of confirmed cases to 4500 for medical professionals including 24 deaths. the california public health has a new tracking fee chure on the website. it breaks down virus cases bi- county, gender, age and ethnicity. the new portal also outlines hospitalizations throughout the state and the latest on california's testing efforts. san francisco mayor says getting personal protective equipment to workers is still a challenge. mayor breed said so far the city purchased 15 million pieces of protective equipment including gloves, guns and surgical masks but the city's efforts have been hampered by the federal government seizing
equipment ordered bay san francisco. this should be a federal coordinated effort. we should not be having these conversations. the coalition of chinese americans in san francisco called covid-19 relief bay area is raising money to baste protecttive equipment from china and donating it locally. they donated $77,000 of such equipment so far. happening today, a new coronavirus testing site opens for people living in three cities in alameda county. stanford researchers will begin drive-through testing monday through friday. testing is from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until 150 people have been tested each day. you must be a resident of bless suntan, livermore or dublin to be eligible for that twisting now people wanting tests must have at least one of the following symptoms: a fever higher than 100, shortens of
breath, recent exposure or suspected exposure to the virus or have diabetes or heart disease or they must be at least 65 or older. also happening today, small businesses can start applying for paycheck protection loans. it started at 7:30 this morning. roundabout two added $310 billion to the money available. some banking experts say that all ready maybe spoken for. the funds could go to businesses that applied it first round, but didn't get approval before the $350 billion ran out. stocks are opening higher as the governments around the world prepare to gradually lift restrictions they imposed on businesses to slow the sweep of the pandemic. also here at home we'll look for quarterly reports from apple, tesla, intel and google's parent company alphabet. the dow jones industrial average is up by 1 percentage point. the nasdaq is by the percentage
wise as well. >> >> they are investigating a two alarm fire that sparked up around 2:30 this morning at an apartment building. nobody was hurt, but seven people will not be able to return to those units this morning. the cause of that fire, not yet known. it is now 8:10. if you're going to the grocery store, when i go, we don't go more than once a week but that is my big weakly outing. >> sure has changed things, hasn't it? i mean even just going to lowe's has changed. [ laughter ] >> yes. >> you have to get in line now and everything. we have a pretty nice monday here on tap. temperatures kyleed off on sunday. giving a little patchy fog out there. still mostly sunny. monday forecast, temperatures bump up a little bit.
some patchy fog. the breeze is not going away yet. it is there. san francisco 6752 today. 42 way back in 1894. overall, san jose which had a few low clouds is now mostly sunny, 57. they have a puff of the noter west, 3 miles per hour. pressure is going up. fairfield and brentwood are out of the gate with 60s so they will warm up. 50s for just about everybody else. mid-50s. breeze has picked up. sfo west 14, gusting to 26. even hayward 10 miles per hour. half moon bay, 51 to 53 is very coldwater. as long as that is in place, and you have systems coming by, fog can never be far away.
60s, 70s coast and bay. a few mid-80s inland. we'll warm up tuesday. pretty nice wednesday. then all signs are pointing to a cooldown going into the first weekend of may. there you go. steve, thank you for that. still to come on morning on two, protecting patients and health care workers to keep the hospital safe and clean. and with allergy season nearing the peak, the symptoms can make allergy suffers think they have covid-19. after the break, the difference go wean the two.
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it is now 8:15. a hospital in tracy is using robot toss disinfect patient rooms to stop the spread of the coronavirus. they use ultravie lot rays to zap microorg nims. no one can be in the room when it is on. just another layer level of that disinfecting and it is a not process that we can use to try to insure that we do not have infections in the hospital and that we have people, patient and staff feeling comfortable and safe. the three towers work in
tandem. takes about 25 minutes to sanitize one room and then the staff wheels it to the next room. >> the centers for disease control and prevention has a new report about the signs and symptoms to know if someone has covid-19. those include losing taste, or even smell, sore throat, headaches, muscle pain, and shaking along with the chills. that is on top of earlier reported symptoms. that expanded list of signs of the infection is important because many testing sites will not test anyone who does not have symptoms. as we have been reporting here, allergy season is under way and it is important to know the difference between seasonal allergy symptoms and those of the coronavirus. many mimic the coronavirus. it is something one southern california doctor deals with personally.
there is a way to tell if it is more than just allergies. >> if you're a younger healthy person and getting one of the more mild cases of the coronavirus, the symptoms might be identical but an easy way to differentiate, if you take a pill for al lers jigs and there is relief, then it is probably allergies. if not, then discuss it with your doctor. some symptoms are similar to the flu but doctors say flu season is almost over so it is more likely to be covid-19 or allergies. if you don't feel relief from over the counter allergy medication, it is time to call your doctor. a lot people made their way outside over the past weekend. it was a nice weekend weather wise. it was a popular hiking trail despite the social distancing in order.
lime ridge is a popular spot. with so many heading to the trails and there is some concern bout people ignoring these health guidelines. >> people are prone to want to go to the beaches, parks, playgrounds and go on a hike and i anticipate there will be an increase in volume but i also think if there is and people are not practicing physical distancing, i will be announcing in a weak or so these numbers going back up. while that increase in volume in outdoor recreation has been seen, hikers say people are following the rules. many are keeping a way from each other and, of course wearing masks and to follow up with that gasia, on saturday, i did notice more people out, but they were wearing masks and following the guidelines that are out there for social distancing. yes. same thing here in my neighborhood in the east bay. we had our bandannas and masks around our throats and as soon
as we saw a neighbor, we popped on the mask or went across the street. >> i see people crossing the street here, too. when it is this nice, it is hard not to get out. temperatures will bump up today for a little bit, but it will only last a couple days and then a cooler pattern by the end of the week. maybe the end of april going into early may will be cool. you can see the ridge of high pressure building in and the cloud cover is heading northward. today is mostly sunny. warmer for all tomorrow. it will probably be about the same, a little cooler wednesday. then a big cooldown thursday, friday and into the weekend. concord, west wind at 5. 59. sunny. mostly sunny. pressure is going up. this morning 30.06. fairfield and brentwood warming
up. san jose 58. half moon bay at 55. they were in the 40s. west at sfo gusting to 26. onshore breeze in place at hayward and half moon bay. look at middle peek from 30 to 40-mile-an-hour wind gusts. that is in the higher elevations of course but still pretty blustery up there. 57 monterey. 63, 65 santa barbara and l.a. to the north, lake counties, the system patchy fog will get chewed up here. 60s, 70s coast and bay. mainly low 80s and upper 70s. warmer on tuesday. pretty nice wednesday. big cooldown thursday and carries it into the weekend you guys. >> thank you, steve. many people did spend the weekend at local beaches and lakes. they want to shelter information orders and social distancing rules. >> after a quick break, a positive sign in new york.
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on the weekends and there are concerns they could be infecting many along the russian river who are most at ricks. they are overwhelming our resources here or the river and we have a very fragile group of people that live here on the river, those with auto-immune disorders and we also have a large retiree population of approximately 60%. community leaders have reached out to city council members and the sheriff's office for help. they have even started their own neighborhood watch group tor people's sneaking on to closed parks and beaches. >> new york governor is setting timeline for when his state may begin to reopen. the first phase could be as ler aas may 15th and could affect businesses in upstate and central new york. >> phase one of reopening will involve construction and manufacturing activities at
within construction and manufacturing, those businesses that have a low risk. >> governor andrew cuomo says the reopening plan is based on the total number of viruses in the state. he also says new york no longer needs a u.s. navy ship to help. it is expected to leave the dock in manhattan and return to virginia sometime this week. the comfort first arrived in new york city last month to help the hospitals that were overwhelmed with vire rust patients but only treated fewer than 200 people. the word health organization is clarifying a tweet about immunity to covid- 19. on saturday, they said there isn't any evidence that people who have ante- bodies after recovering from covid-19 are protected against a second infection. it later clarified saying "we expect that most people who are infected with covid-19 will develop an anti body response
with some level of protection. it said how much protection and how long it will last remains unclear." medical experts say it will take at least a year to have a safe vaccine for the coronavirus. many people wonder if any existing vaccines like the pneumonia shot could help them if they are infected. they stress those vaccines shouldn't be used for the coronavirus or other serious diseases. they say patients should always consult their doctors if they have any questions about a vaccine. still to come right here mornings on two on this monday morning, amazon testing out a new way to look into sellers to counter fraud without in-person meetings during the pandemic. chipotle sharing its secret behind one of the most popular items, how you can make it right there at home.
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people in one san francisco community now have the option of being tested for covid-19. we'll explore how the program works and who is eligible to get tested. >> crackdown on fake coronavirus test kits sold online. how they are dough blanding tougher regulations. from ktvu fox 2 news, this is mornings on two. 8:30 on a monday, the start
of a brand-new workweek. good morning. i'm gasia mikaelian. good morning. i'm mike mibach. hope you're having a good monday morning. i took the children on a small hike and when we got to the top of the ridge, it weighs blue skies. in the distance you could see the fog that appeared to be hovering around the golden gate. >> i'll tell you, the water temperatures are really cold so that fog has no problem forming so that will play in to our weather here for the last couple of days of april and even into may. pretty strong system has moved in pacific northwest. they still get the rain into northern california, eureka north, but not much. some patchy low clouds around sfo. 52 to 59 covers the spread. the city has been stuck at 52. mostly sunny today. temperatures kind of bumping up a little bit. the biggest jump inland and not too crazy. patchy fog but the breeze is in place. there are some roaring gusts
and sfo west to 26 miles per hour. if that stays in place, we won't warm up that much. a few high clouds with drift across lake county and mainly north of the golden gate. highs above average, a little for some, ten degrees for others. more of a jump tomorrow in about ten minutes. sal is here. he can tell us if anything knew is going on. occasionally there is. >> there is not a lot going on. traffic as you know has been pretty light. caltrans has been faking advantage of all this light traffic during the shutdown and will begin a major highway project in sonoma counties this week. crews will begin repaving a stretch tomorrow and the first phase of the project begins at 6:00 p.m. tomorrow. it is expected to wrap up saturday. cal tranz crews will work around the clock the following two weeks to complete the project. and san francisco, there
are chance there. more chance for bus riders in samsung. san mateo. the cuts are in response to historically low ridership with the everyone has to wear other face covering. 8:33. back to the headlines. san francisco's mission district are eligible for free coronavirus testing. ktvu's aly rasmus to say how this works and who is eligible for it. >> reporter: well, uc sf researchers worked to make this happen. we heard back a short time ago. they said so far and this program has been going on since saturday in the mission. 650 people have been tested so far in that neighborhood. they are providing two types of free tests to people who show up.
one is to see if you have covid- 19 now. the other type will test for antibodies to see if you had the virus in the past. the goal is to test as many people as possible in a 16- block area of the mission district. anyone who lives or works in the area is eligible so that is about 5700 people. this area was chosen because it is the second most dencely populated census track in the city and also a neighborhood that has a high latino population. health officials note that covid-19 has had a disproportionate impact on that community. i live right around the block and been sheltering forever. i want to know one way or the other. >> the study will help unfold exactly how pervasive this is and hopefully insure that it guides policy and resources to help mitigate the future spread.
the rural area have done a similar program there. it is part of the same overall study that includes the mission district testing and conducted thousands of tree tests that wrapped up there last week. the community wide ruts for them won't be available until the end of may according to uc sf. we have reached out to get more information on everything in anal sis and why it will take about a month to get those community wide ritz. here results. you can go to garfield park and leonard flynn elementary school between 9:00 a.m. and 4:30 today and tomorrow. reporting live, ktvu, fox 2 news. thank you for that. chuck schumer is calling for a crackdown of fake covid-19 tests being sold online. >> we cannot have false tests
being sold online for antibodies or for covid. it will delay our recovery and make the problem worse and it will endanger the lives of people. he said he sent a letter to the food and drug administration asking if they have sufficient resources to monitor and respond to the availability of fraudulent tests. the food and drug administration issued an alert last month to americans about the availability of the fraudulent test kits and warned against them. san francisco shelter in place order was set to expire a week from today, but there will likely be an extension. she will give her city's response at 1:00 this afternoon and we'll stream that live at ktvu.com. they have been working together in handing down similar health orders. officials haven't given details on the what the extension could look like, but likely won't be any major changes, at least not
yet. >> the bay area waits for shelter at home orders to be lifted and they are telling ktvu that contact tracing will be one of the many factors they look at in the big picture when it comes to easing such restrictions. governor gavin newsom talked about wrapping up and moving forward in our progression. he talked about contact tracing and maybe its roll in all of this in helping us reach reopening. >> yes, i think the contract tracing is a traditional public health approach to dealing without breaks and it is really critical in terms of monitoring and controlling covid in the community. the percent is not only to give information to the person who tests positive about how they should be isolating themselves at home and staying a way from people, but also identifying all those people who potentially were exposed to
make sure that they also are quarantining and staying a way from the general public during the time where they might be incubating the virus and being contagious and spreading it to others. that is just bart of the conversation that happened when ktvu's greg lee spoke to a number of health officers making decisions. you can watch online. head over to ktvu.com. quarantine fatigue beginning to set in for a lot of people who have been under a shelter in place order for more than a month. five, six weeks in some cases. most said they understand why it is important to stay at heim but add hit as time goes on they are finding it more difficult to do this. >> local street traffic was cut in half but it is starting to inch up slightly and outdoor spaces are getting more visitors. we're up here for exercise and to get out of the house
because we're going stir crazy. >> i noticed the parking lot has been more full and usually you don't see cars lined up on the street. several states including georgia, montana and south carolina started lifting some restrictions this week. so far no one is putting an exact date when that could happen right here in california. protestors demanding that california lift the shelter in place order made it to governor gavin newsom's home this weekend. more than a dozen demonstrators gathered and demanded he reopen the state and many ignored social distancing guidelines during their protest. new this morning, speaker of the house nancy pelosi has formally endorsed joe biden for president. and as we face coronavirus,
joe has been a voice of reason and resilience with a clear path to lead us out of this crisis. >> she spoke about biden's rate years as vice president which included leading the american recovery and reinvest the act. there are 190 days until election day, tuesday, november 3rd. also happening today, democratic presidential candidate joe biden and kamala harris have a virtual town hall meeting on how the coronavirus disproportionately affects those of color. it will begin at 12:30 and will be lived streamed on joe biden's campaign website. we have a link to our website. go to ktvu.com and click on web links. 8:34 >> we talked about how we did outdoor things on the weekend, but steve paulson, once the cooler weather comes back to us, we may be doing more in- home projects soon, right? >> we'll get a cooldown for the up come egg weekend but the
next couple of days will be warmer and we'll get a little rain in may. not much, but a little bit. we're not completely done, but we're getting at that time of year where we're almost done. everything is moving into the north. most mainly in the 60s. the bay 60s, 70s. the86, 1921 the record high. 42 way back in 1894. the city was stuck on 52 for about five hours. still 52. berkeley, oakland, 58 degrees. 56 redwood city. 57 palo alto. a roaring breeze in the hills. knot so much the oakland berkeley hills but northwest, some of the higher peaks. 51 the water. very coldwater. you get some 80s inland and
onshore breeze. that fog has no problem forming. a few high clouds will drift to the north. a few temperatures above average but pleasant here. 60s and 70s. inland, mid-80s. tomorrow looks warmer. nice wednesday. then everything says a cooldown. end of the weekend to the first weekend in may. the debate over essential and non-essential during the pandemic. coming up, how a group is pressing governor gavin newsom to reopen parts of california. also, coming up, suppliers are feeling the impact. how it is disrupting the nation's food supply and how farmers are adapting. everyone is working a little differently now.
his country has seen no unusual developments in north korea despite reports that north korea leader kim jong-un is seriously ill or may even be dying. unconfirmed reports by a japanese magazine say kim jong- un is in a vegetative state after heart surgery. he is a known smoker and has had breathing and heart
problems in the past. at this point given how much talk there has been and how quiet north korea and south korea has been, there is probably something wrong with his health. he is morbidly obese, he smoke ks and he has had gout in the past. >> they report kim jong-un may be staying outside of north korea's capital city. there is a train that might belong to the leader and parked in a resort found since at least last tuesday. british prime minister is back to work after recovering from the coen. he was seen arriving yesterday. two weeks after released from a hospital in london, today the prime minister talk under about his experience with the coronavirus and britain is making progress in the battle against the pandemic. >> if this virus were a
physical asail lant and invisible mugger, which i can tell you from personal experience it is, then this is the moment when we have begun together to wrestle it to the floor. he said despite the progress being made against the coronavirus it is simply too soon to relax social distancing restrictions. muslims around the world have to incorporate social distancing into their ramadan services. at the grand mosque in mecca, muslims are maintaining social distancing during the ritual prayers performed at night. there are reduced numbers of worshippers at the cube shaped structure with relics to their founder mohamed. normally there are millions.
they report a dismal report from boeing this morning and not about the max jets. here is pam cook. >> ceo predicts it will take wo to three years for the travel energy to recover. those stocks have been hit hard with people not flying and most hotels are closed. the numbers starred heading up though when that opening bell rang this morning. home depot doing well and optimism that some companies can get back to business. the dow shot up about 200 points. we take you there live. it is up another 100 points or so back above 24,000 for the dow. up 300 points. more than 1 and a third percent. same for the s&p 500. and the nasdaq as well. the nasdaq is up 114 points. 140 companies in the s&p 500 do
report earnings this week. >> the nation's food brokers and producers say billions of dollars of food is going to waste despite the fact there is a surge and need at the food banks. some farmers are reporting a massive surplus of perishable foods because the supply chain has been disrupted. now in florida, the peak harvest season is under way. one cucumber farmer lost half his crop and he said he could lose his entire 3 1/2 million dollars harvest if things don't turn around soon. >> we don't want hand doubts or people to feel sorry for us. we chose this profession, but we might need a hand up. several industry groups contact the the usda bleeding for pleading for help. >> many say it is too little,
too late. amazon las joined the growing list of companies expanding to use video conference calls during the pandemic. the world's largest online retailer plans to use video to verify the identity of people who want to buy or sell on frau and conducting in-person meetings. chipotle giving out its recipe for the popular guacamole so you can make it at home. they posted it on twitter. two avocados, lime juice, cilantro, red onions, jalapeno peppers with the seeds and most locations are open for delivery or pick up during the pandemic, but like other restaurants they are sharing their recipes like disneyland as well to try to provide some comfort during
these times. pam, thank you for that. everyone is doing their part to keep their families safe and secure during the shelter in place and with mother's day right around the corner here, many agree moms deserve a special shout out and they do. we want to know why your mom specifically is your hero and we're going to share your story in the load up to mother's day which is less than two weeks away. send a picture of your mother along with the story to my hero at foxtv.com. that is my hero @foxtv.com. we'll feature mothers over the next couple of weeks and gasia, every mother deserves atrophy these days because they are doing wonderful things, as well as fathers. father's day is in june but we celebrate the moms first. >> 100%. ask what do i miss most about going to the newsroom. steve and mike, it is about being with you guys and
sometimes on the commercial breaks we'll talk about things. steve, i love how you bring up your beloved mother and the things she said and talked to you which are amicable to us today. >> gasia, i brought that up over the weekend in fact. the interaction at work has been missing and i really miss that. you and i have our own little routine as you know. >> we do. >> we greet each other at 7:00 in the morning and i do miss that. we have, i don't think we will miss on the forecast. 60s, 70s. 880s to the interior. a lot of cloud cover to the north. still mostly sunny today. we're looking for temperatures to start to bump up a little more so high pressure is trans tory. it will march along for the rest of the week. some upper 50s, 60s. fairfield, concord. 57 to 60 degrees. the breeze has been pretty strong here. gusts to 26.
sfo. even west wind out to hayward. onshore breeze in place and higher clouds. forecast projections show a little warmer today. any rain? nothing here yet, but by maybe sunday a hint in mendocino county north. 60s, 70s. tomorrow the warmest day of the week. still nice on wednesday. then looks like a roaring sea breeze and much cooler weather carrying us into the end of april and into may. thank you, steve. coming up, help for singles during the pandemic on the nine. how to connect with others even when it is nearly impossible to meet face todays. >> the nba is slowly trying to get players on the court. why some players will be able to practice but others will have to stay home. these are real people, not actors,
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a street name has been changed after causing an up arrow. it was called america's first avenue. or the 300 people set and comments asking to change the name. people said the phrase is political and a reference to president trump. they reached out to the developers as to change the name and now has been called america avenue. glowing dolphins lit up the ocean off the coast of southern california. a marine life photographer is sharing the video he took around newport beach. there swimming in blue and neon waters. it was caused by a rare chemical reaction from the algae. some high school students who have been studying on a ship at sea for five weeks are not coming home to a radical different world than the one they left. it was back in mid march when the group of 25 dutch newtons between 14 and 17 years old were halfway through a six week
sales study program in the caribbean. then the coronavirus spread across the globe and they were no longer able to fly home from cuba as planned. they had to sail home while they made sure no one was in fact a. >> we checked everything and the temperatures and every cough or sneeze was written down. after 14 days we knew there was no corona on our boat. >> the 25 students along with 12 experienced sailors and 3 teachers pulled into harbor yesterday celebrating the arrival. then they got off one by one and went straight into the arms of relieved parents. in san francisco the district is workingwith committee organization to provide more grab and go meals to families today. student nutrition services partnered up with the chinatown ymca. the children don't have to be with the adults. is today at the ymca on sacramento street from 11:30
until 12:30. ktvu fox 2 is partnering with san francisco unified to provide daily educational television programs for some of the youngest students. it airs weeks days it 2:00 on ktvo plus. is an academic program for preschool through second grade. of course you don't have to live in san francisco, any child is welcome to watch. again that's weekdays from 2:00 until 3:00 on ktvuplus. this year's nfl draft was the most watched ever. the nfl said more than 55 million people watch the three- day drive which is a 35% increase over last year. the draft was not in person, it was entirely virtual. this week the nba is set to reopen team facilities for players for states loosening shelter in place restrictions.
this is the first step of bringing back probe alaska basketball. they will be prohibited from holding group workouts. stay at home orders in the bay area set to expire soon. when we can expect in of date from top officials in san francisco about a possible extension. i think the idea that we will follow the science is code words for we don't have any idea what we are doing. small businesses pushing back against the governor and the mayor of los angeles. why authorities can't decide which businesses are considered essential and nonessential during the pandemic is for mac many fairs and festivals are being canceled including the california state fair. how families are reacting to the changes.