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. >> rain is falling in parts of the bay area. this is video from san rafael a little while ago. drivers needing their be windshield wipers. good morning, everyone. i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, october 30th. let's start with a quick look at the weather with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hey there, carolyn.
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good morning. hi, everyone. a vigorous cold front slicing through the north bay and that's where we will see the heaviest rain and the gustiest wind. you will pick it out with the narrow band with the yellows. we will go in closer by our sweep by mount st. the storm impact center is a 1. some lighter rain offshore pushing over into the east bay. the richmond-san rafael bridge is wet and the san mateo area looking at wet weather from pescadero, and dry conditions throughout the south bay. monterey and santa cruz. there's the loop. it continues to fill in. and the winds in the higher elevations have been up to 30 and 40 miles an hour. this is a 1 on the storm impact scale. it's affecting the bay area this morning with winds up to
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40 miles an hour this afternoon with the chance of a thunderstorm. there's san jose and your forecast throughout the day then calls for rainy and windy conditions this morning. by noontime scattered rain showers, 50s and 60s, maybe a thunderstorm by the late afternoon, spotty showers, and the last day of october, halloween, and we will certainly have another treat with more rain unfortunately for the little kids, but we will take all we can get. we will detail it for you hour by hour in a few minutes. >> thank you, lisa. one city is training its residents to prevent flooding by taking matters into their own hands. the san francisco public utilities commission is teaching neighbors safe techniques in their adopt a drain program. 500 storm drains in the city have been adopted so far. they ask the people to help sweep and rake away debris to get the water flowing smoothly. >> we have 25,000 storm drains in san francisco. that's a lot for our crews to keep maintaining, so we are
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asking for the public's help. >> it's almost self-preservation because it kind of creeps up to the front yard. so i'm a natural adopter. >> and in san rafael, officials hosted the flood preparedness fair, showing people the correct way to sack sandbags. we have up to the minute information for you anytime on the abc7 news app. after the open the app, top on the right top corner and you can get custom weather for where you live. >> developing news. italian officials are promises to rebuild after the most powerful earthquake in more than three decades. a 6.6 earthquake has hit central and southern italy. it happened at 11:40 last night our time. at least 2000 people have been injured. more than 100,000 are unable to go back home.
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crew necessary the air and on the ground are looking for more people who may be trapped. so far no reports of deaths. central italy was hit with a series of tumblers just last week in the same area where a deadly quake killed nearly 300 people back in august. >> developing news out of the east bay this morning. hayward police are investigating an incident where a man used an rv as a weapon against them. it happened last night around 9:15 atis -- tenison park. police responded and the man headed toward officers and people at a nearby party. several officers opened fire, hitting him. he is in stable condition and is expected to survive. in the race for the white house, a new poll shows a slim point separating hillary clinton and donald trump. and the abc news washington post poll, clinton has a 1-point lead
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over trump, 46 to 45%. clinton is demanding the fbi release newly-discovered e-mails that may or may not be connected to a home server investigation. she took the stage with singer-actress jennifer lopez in miami last night urging people to vote. as for the e-mails, clinton said it's strange timing for the fbi to bring new life to the controversy just days after the election. -- days before the election. >> voters deserve to get full and complete facts. so we've called on director comey to explain everything right away, put it all out on the table. >> the l.a. times reports the e-mails were not sent to clinton or even sent from clinton. they involve one of her top aids and appear to be more about what agents already know. four democratic senators, including dianne feinstein, are calling on the fbi to release all of its information.
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donald trump is calling this the biggest political scandal since watergate. >> very, very serious things must be happening and must have been found. very, very serious things. >> last night in phoenix trump continued to push the idea the election is rigged. the message is coming across. one of his believe the month s is rigged and her first vote for trump could be changed. donald trump tweeted this morning in response to the fbi investigation, he said we are now leading in many polls, and many of these were taken before the criminal investigation announcement on friday. donald trump says he gives a lot of money to charity, but a new report finds he often claimed other people's giving at his own or took credit for donations he
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has not given. the washington post called up 420 charities connected to trump, going back to 2008. they found he gave to just one. the report says he crashed an a.i.d.s. benefit in 1996 and sat next to major donors when he had not given any money at the time. the paper discovered 70% of trump's donations going back to the 1980's went to his own trump foundation. trump's campaign issued a written statement saying he has personally donated tens of millions of dollars to charitable causes, but there is no way to know exactly how much trump has given because he has not released his tax turns. here in the bay area, early voting centers have been extremely busy. abc7 news was at the assessor county recorder's office in redwood city yesterday. we saw a steady flow of voters. this is one of three early voting centers in the county.
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people who have mail-in ballots can drop them offy a special ballot box. the biggest reason they say for voting now rather than november 8th is it's more convenient. >> what knows what will happen unnests. i work in a school. i will be there early, i will probably be there late. >> the elections manager says it's easy to register online this year and voters are more encouraged and more engaged in the heated and historic presidential election. abc7 news was also at the davison courthouse in oakland, which is now open for early voting every day through election day. if you live in almeda county, you can vote there. the registrar expects a 75% turnout for this election. the special weekend hours are from 9:00 in the morning until 3:00 in the afternoon. question have a pretty valuable tool for you at it will help you prepare for election day. just click on the your voice your vote voters edge election
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guide and you will get a comprehensive resource showing you the candidates and the measures on your local ballot. we have a weather app for you too. lisa is here talking about that, and this rain. >> that's right. we have gusty winds, 30 to 40 miles per hour winds in the upper elevations. check out mt. tam. we've had heavy rain from santa rosa down through parts of marin county with the gusty winds. you have the cold front slicing through your area, but it will be pushing through the east bay, san francisco the next few hours and the south bay. we will talk about the amounts and the rainy halloween forecast next. >> thank you, lisa. also next, thieves try to steal the thrill of a family's haunted house for the second time. why organizers say they need more people to come to their halloween haunt. and a bay area astronaut is safely back on earth after 115
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my mom marnie and then she died life. of lung cancer. so i have a personal interest in helping prevent smoking. i'm tom steyer, the co-chair of the yes on 56 campaign. every year, nearly 17,000 california kids start smoking. a third of them will die from their addiction. tobacco taxes reduce youth smoking. please. vote yes on prop 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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welcome back, thanks for tuning in on this sunday morning. a look at live doppler 7. you can see the rain coming this way. it's mostly in the north bay right now but starting to push into san francisco. that's where you see the green. it's going to spread throughout the bay area later on today. lisa argen will be along shortly with the full accuweather forecast. abc7 news has learned that
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four richmond police officers will be fired for a sex jasmine abusilan claims she had enforcement, leading to an internal investigation in richmond involving 11 officers. the original recommendation was to fire just one. now the mayor and the police chief both confirm the city manager has decided to fire three more officers and reprimand five others. the remaining two officers left their jobs for unrelated reasons. tomorrow the oakland police department will welcome their newest class of recruits, but with recent sex scandals and arrests there, the group will be smaller than previous academies. according to our media partner, the department is taking time to change how they hire and train officers. in regulation than one year eight officers have been arrested for a variety of
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crimes. mayor libby shaft mass promised to investigate the city's hiring process. tonight on abc7 news at 11:00 p.m., jasmine abusilan's case has rocked local law enforcement agencies. she may not be the only one. abc7 news spent a friday night on international avenue in oakland talking to some identified prostitutes saying having sex for money with cops is nothing new in the bay area. >> a south bay haunted house already hit hard by thieves was almost hit hard again. we first told you about bernell scream in san jose on friday. it's a family-run haunted house that increased security after a break-in on wednesday. abc7 news reporter lisa amin gulezian has the story. >> reporter: this is the place to come in south san jose to get your scream on. the bernel scream haunted house is the brainchild of this family. they invested their life
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savings, $100,000, into this crazy scary halloween haunt but the bad luck keeps coming.locks on the side and they came the side and they came in and took all of it off. >> thieves broke in and stole speakers, ruined the sound system and destroyed property. they came back but security guards scared them away. >> we have thousands of dollars in the show and it's sad somebody is coming to take that from us. we are scared since there was a second attempt. hopefully there won't be a third. >> they are upping security, but things still aren't looking good. ticket sales were already down and now recovering financially after the burglary may be too much. the family isn't sure if they can afford to do it again next year. >> how sad. you know, they are doing it for the kids, and it's fun. there's just not very many haunted houses around. >> it's really disappointing. it's unfortunate. >> the go fund me page is here to help and the community is
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also rallying. >> i have two, four, six, eight, nine. at 20 bucks a pop, that's completely worthwhile. >> the bernell scream ends halloween night. >> lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> you can get your scream on again tonight at 7:00. we posted a link to the go fund me page on our website. go to abc7 what are you doing here? yeah, get out! >> one of the great halloween haunts of the east bay is back. abc7 news was in albany for the broken spine mine created by 16-year-old sam dubois. each year he creates a terrifying attraction for his neighbors. it also raises money for hungry families. >> it's a year-round process. we start planning right after halloween is over and start
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building little projects throughout the year and then in september we put it all up and get ready for halloween. >> dubois hopes to raise $5,000 this year. haunted mine is open again tomorrow night. >> good morning, everyone. you probably woke up to the rain in the north bay. we have the cold front pushing through the north bay. right now you can detect it right here by the line of yellow and red. this is live doppler 7. our sweep on top of mount st. helena shows the heaviest rain from the highway 101, santa rosa, calistoga. west word through here. and san rafael to richmond, over to el~cerrito. light rain into the east bay and light rain into san francisco with heavier rain about to push on shore. see 80, almeda, very light rain. further south along the san mateo coast and the east
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bay, it's quiet right now, but this is what will come. you will see the passage of the cold front seeing the gusting of the winds. more rain in santa cruz, monterey and los angeles today. in the sierra, mid-and upper 40s. it's rain right now but you see the higher elevations detecting a rain-snow mix. so winter weather advisory and a winter storm warning throughout the day. it's all due to the system offshore that will continue to press to the east, bringing a cold component with it. that could trigger a thunderstorm this afternoon. look at the wind gusts. now this is at the surface. upper level winds have been over 40 miles an hour. so out ahead of the front, some gusty winds. sharply cooler behind it. a dramatic view from our east bay hills camera u see how dark it is out there. 62 gilroy. half moon bay 59 degrees. from the golden gate bridge some drops on the lens. very slippery pavement and more rain. in fact this system favors the north bay. 57 novato, 63 concord. it is a classic winter time
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system. a nice beach shot in santa cruz where you will get rain as well. rain and wind this morning, scattered afternoon showers, maybe a thunderstorm. and more light rain arrives for halloween. so your hour-by-hour forecast, here's the front pushing through the bay area. 10:00 this morning. 11:00, noontime, still some pretty good downpors in the east bay and south bay. by the afternoon not out of the woods yet. this is when the cold air sweeps through. could see a thunderstorm mainly over the higher elevations of the north and east bay. tonight you notice still pockets of light shower activity. so in the mountains we are looking at the winter storm warning right through 11:00, six to twelve inches over the highest passes and at the ski resorts just a couple inches. maybe donner could pick up five inches. it's halloween, dry in the morning. but by 2:00, 3:00 in the north bay it's light rain. by 5:00 trick-or-treaters could
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be getting wet. and through the later evening hours still a little showery down for you in san jose. so rainfall amounts not totally that impressive. but we are still looking at a quarter inch from san jose. this is the first system to mountain view. then you add in a few more showers tomorrow, half-inch napa, maybe .6-inch in santa rosa. breezy winds, possible thunderstorm, and the accuweather seven-day forecast, a 1 on the storm impact scale today and tomorrow with the evening showers for halloween. and by november, we are going to quiet down a little bit and see some sunshine with temperatures back into the lower 70s. so it's been an amazing october. we will have one more little surprise tomorrow with some showers. >> okay. maybe dress as a rain drop tomorrow night. thanks, lisa. just ahead, smashing pumpkins while saving wildlife. the fun zoo event with a cause.
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>> a family who had a hoverboard destroy their million dollars home, are going after amazon saying they should never have sold the hoverboard. we have the details. >> online retail giant amazon is facing a massive lawsuit as millions of their customers
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start working on their holiday shopping lists. a tennessee couple claims the company was negligent for selling them this hoverboard that eventually caught fire and torching their million dollars home. >> the fact that the toy caused this kind of, you know, destruction to our lives, it's just wrong. >> brian and megan a bought their kids the hoverboard for christmas least -- last year, and said a few weeks later it burst into flames, destroying their homes. >> when i got there, i was kicking in the doors thinking i am going to lose two of my four children today. >> they say amazon new the dangers of the product. they thought they were purchasing a hoverboard with a samsung lithium battery, but instead were sold a counterfeit product. >> it holds both manufacture he is, distributors and sellers responsible for defective products. >> these boards have long been
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under fire. today the consumer product safety commission have investigated more than 60 hoverboard fires and has recalled more than half a million of the popular products from 10 different companies. abc news, new york. >> and amazon tells abc news they do not comment on litigation. a napa native and two other astronauts are now safely back on earth after nearly four months in space. kate rubins, along with russian and japanese astronauts, descended to earth from the space station yesterday evening. their vessel reached 514 miles an hour before parachutes and rockets slowed them down. rubins is a stanford grad to become the first person of to sequence dna in space. she did a couple spacewalks, as well. everyone is getting into the halloween spirit this weekend, including elephants at the oregon zoo.
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lilly had fun smashing these pumpkins. she really got into is it, rolling around in the remains. it raises money for palm-oil free candy. companies is agreed to the to use palm oil wishes is harvested in biologically diverse areas is what neighbors said they saw and heard in their prominent bay area community where a bay area attorney was killed on his own front porch. and colin kaepernick said he never expected his national anthem protest to become so big. what
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>> welcome back. rain is falling in the bay area. let's start with a look at the whether with our meeorologist
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lisa argen. >> hi, everyone. you can pick out the cold front on live doppler 7 where you see the yellow from north to south, even some reds up there in the north bay. that's where we've had the heaviest the rain all morning long from middletown, santa rosa. as you go down highway 29 and each be highway 8 #* getting some showers. richmond-san rafael bridge, a heavier cell, as well as san francisco. a sloppy morning for you. look at the line of showers off of mo in mind it happened i would recommended o. and but will have some recalling in valuing hows are hows, mobs hut and hundred mob throughout the rest of the morning. the cold front quickly sweeps through bait area. we've ranked this a 1 on the storm impact scale. it has some downpours associated with it and some gusty winds. 30 miles per hour winds have been common. up to 40 miles per hour wind gusts in some of the higher elevations. so hopefully you put a little
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brick or something on the garbage can. we are look for this to push through the bay area throughout the morning hours, bringing scattered rain showers throughout the rest of the day, maybe even a thunderstorm. i'll time it out for you and show you where and when it's going to rain in your neighborhood coming up. carolyn. >> lisa, thank you. recent rain caused flooding in parts of central california. first big rainfall of the season hit modesto
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i'm hanging in there. i'm struggling through this. got a lot of people that really care. >> the sheriff arrested the suspect after a shootout. deputy hopkins is just the second county law enforcement officer there to die in the line of duty since 1901. 49ers quarterback colin kaepernik hosted a camp for bay area youth to expand his focus on social and racial injustice. about 100 kids attended. it was a know your rights camp yesterday.
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they learned about their rights with the police and understanding their community. kaepernick said the goal of the camp is to empower young people and to give them resources to deal with difficult issues. he says he appreciates the support he's received since announcing his protest of the national anthem. >> part of the oppresive system is you will have the backlash trying to fight for people. that was something i was fully prepared for, fully aware of. so when those things came, it was expected. it wasn't an issue for me. the support is really what, you know, to me was huge. and really gave me excitement, gave me life as far as people are seeing this the same way i am, and now we can help create change. kaepernick said he does not feel any extra pressure to perform well on the field because football is his job and
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is separate from his personal beliefs. >> an extraordinary moment in san francisco yesterday as veterans from the vietnam war met with a performer opponent and shook hands in peace. abc7 news was at the fairmont hotel for a special celebration of continued peace. he is a veteran who fought in the battlefield during the vietnam war. now a top member of the vietnamese government. secretary of state john kerry helped set up this meeting. it was part of a initiative that is working to mend relations and move forward. >> back in the day we used to be on opposite sides of the battlefield, but today we can sit together side by side with each other as friends. and vietnam and the united states has become comprehensive partners. >> a local charity that we have done a lot of reporting on,
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roots of peace, is working with vietnamese farmers to grow black pepper in a province. they removed bombs in the area and planted crops in their place. the first large purchase of the peppers was just made by morton and bassett in the bay area, one of the largest spice companies in the nation. >> still ahead on abc7 mornings, meet the newest ambassadors welcoming travelers to san jose. see what the robots can do that goes beyond their customer service duties. and here's a live look from our roof cam. you can see the rain is here. it is going to be a bit on the sloppy side today. also windy. lisa argen will have your forecast in just a few.
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of the old bay bridge piers. it happened at 11:23 yesterday morning just before high tide. the piers used to hold up the old eastern span of the bridge. a bubble curtain helped protect fish and sea mammals. the chp briefly stopped all traffic on the upper deck of the bridge to make sure drivers weren't distracted or scared by the blast. the next one will be brought down next fall and the remaining in the fall of 2018. a good thing they did it yesterday. it would be a bit messy today. >> yes. speaking of bridges, we can't even see the bay bridge this morning. a narrow band of heavy rain, gusty winds pushing through san francisco and oakland. it will be a short time until it gets to you in the east bay. this is a quick mover. the south bay, you will see some rain. rainfall amounts not so impressive. but we have more to come for
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halloween. we will talk about it and put it all together coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, the cubs are on the brink of elimination. oh, you guys can pull it off. is this, after cleveland easily won game four of the world series. mike shumann has the highlights and the pos sharing a ten by ten room,ng threestruggling.nding, i rent this place and then i started home sharing. my roommates help out all the time.
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>> it is 9:43 on this sunday morning.
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this is a live look from the emeryville camera. you can't even see what's out there right now. rainy, windy, a bit wild. that's the weather today. hear the details from lisa in just a few. in sports the raiders will try to win their fifth straight game on the road. the silver and black face the buccaneers in tampa and the 49ers are on a bye this weekend. no game. tonight cleveland will try to close out the cubs at wrigley field at game five of the world series. first pitch at 5:00 this evening. last night's, cleveland's bats awakened, putting the cubbies on the brink of elimination. here's shu. be he has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. it's been 108 years since the cubs won the world series. looking like it might be 109 since cleveland has 3-1 series lead, but as they know in cleveland, teams can come back from 3-1 series deficits. cubs fans got on the board
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first, but that was erased in a hurry. the top of two. carlos santana crushes it off john lackey for his third homer of the postseason. tied at 1. jake and elwood are not pleased. top of the seventh. 4-1 cleveland. jason kipnis crushes it to right. three-run homer. 7-1, cleveland, and there is a sinking feeling in chicago. indians win, 7-2. they are up three games to one and can win the series tonight. >> i get a lot of joy in playing the game. and to be put into a situation like this and have something happen like that is, for lack of a better term, is a dream come true, as they say. >> we have to have a one-game winning streak tomorrow. if we do that, i really would be feeling pretty good about going back to cleveland. stanford hit the road, hosted by arizona in tucson with a new starting quarterback. the cardinals offense scored only four touchdowns in the past five games. hoping to change that in the desert. second quarter, mc caffery up the gut. he's got the speed. he's gone. 45-yard touchdown. the offense gets a score.
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7-0, stanford. later in the quarter, the wide-open mc caffery. can't leave him that open. 18 yards, 14-0, stanford. arizona finally responds. third and nine. brandon to tre griffey. son of ken griffey, jr. stanford up ten at the break. and stanford wins 34-10. >> san jose state hosting unlv. the trombone player dances on. second quarter, potter to hartley. he has some speed. 63 yards later, spartans take the lead. 17-7. still second quarter. potter to hartley. makes a great catch. 24-7, san jose state. the spartans improve to 3-5 with the 30-24 victory. the sharks on hispanic heritage night looking to improve to 4-0, hosting the national predators. there's waldo. first period, fighting for it in front.
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he would slip it through the legs of rinne. his second of the year. 1-0, sharks. second period. sharks on the power plant. the puck takes a funny hop off the face-off. misses the net, but burns banked it in. 4-1, the final. i'm mike shumann. see you again at 5:00. have a great day. >> good morning to you. if you have our abc7 news app you can track the rain along with me. right now live be doppler 7 showing the heavier cells pushing into san francisco. it's been very rainy in the north bay. up see the reds and yellows from highway 1, penngrove, and further south. san francisco over into 80. oakland, 24 out toward arinda. and hayward.
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heading up north, fairfield some showers. highway 12, napa, it's been a wet morning for you. a narrow band of heavy rain, gusty winds along 280, half moon bay. this quickly will fill into the peninsula and over into hayward and milpitas. not quite yet for you in san jose. maybe drizzle in sunnyvale. but you will see rain into monterey, the santa cruz mountains. as i said, it's quick mover but it has gusty winds and advisory and winter form warnings for the sierra nevada. highest elevations, the rain-snow mix but the actual temperature is in the mid-and upper 40s. it's all in association with this area of low pressure and the cold front that's all going to push through northern and central california. behind it we could see some thunderstorms. certainly not out of the woods after the cold front pushes through. ahead of it you are looking at the gusty winds, 32 miles per hour wind gusts at sfo.
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2:40 delays at the airport and breezy winds in the south bay. emeryville, good morning. check it out. a very rainy morning for you. and rainfall amounts will be impressive for october. we will get behind this quickly in the next few hours. 63 in san jose. 59 half moon bay and sutro, lots of fog out there and the rain showers coming down in san francisco. your hour-by-hour forecast. here it is, the cold front 9:00, 10:00, push being through the central bay. and by noontime it's out of the san francisco area, but still looking at rain around 580, livermore, and scattered showers in san jose. even the evening hours features some downpours from time to time. that's when we get the colder air in and could see a thunderstorm. through the 11:00 hour, partly cloudy, scattered showers. and then into your halloween, it's still looking wet. here's the snow from blue canyon and south lake. a winter storm warning for the west slopes. we are just looking at a couple
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inches at lake level burks up to a foot over the passes. this is the ski resorts, 4 inches around south lake, and for tomorrow morning halloween will be dry. but you want to know about the afternoon and evening. that's when another weak system comes our way. it will be a 1 on the storm impact scale. amounts vary widely across the bay area. this is the first system with anywhere from a tenth to third inch to half-inch. then we add in tomorrow's system and overall a third of an inch for you over in livermore and fairfield and antioch. the highs today will be influenced by the winds wishes will keep temperatures in the 60s. it will be breezy with the scattered showers. and the antioch forecast, you see the 1 on the storm impact scale for the first half of the day. maybe a thunderstorm in the afternoon. then halloween kind of sloppy out there. and looking at the rest of the week, november arrives on a dry note with more sunshine. so it has been a great october for us in terms of rainfall.
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>> october has done its job. now comes november. thanks, lisa. for those who fly into the heart of tech country, the first thing they see could be decidedly high-tech. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom met the newest customer service agents at the san jose international airport. they can stand all day without getting tired. they don't even need a lunch break. >> hi, my name is norma. i'm here for my interview. >> it was an unusual hiring process. >> tell me about your background. >> do you want to see me dance? >> but the san jose airport announced these triplets are joining the team. >> introducing amelia, norma and piper. >> made by a south korean firm future robot, they are brimming with personalities. >> you hear the phrase the person is acting like a robot, so it is all about personality. >> their animated faces come from years of market research. >> it's kind of flirty, winking at me for some odd reason. >> i saw the face look at me and i assumed it would talk to me so
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i talked to it. >> eventually they may respond to speech, but for now they find people prefer the giant touch screen. things like a directory of shops and restaurants. >> currency exchange, restrooms. >> the software comes from a local company called 22 miles. >> kiosks, this would fall into this genre. >> they become ambassadors. >> robots are iconic for technology. we need to make sure we are providing the iconic to welcome the travelers. >> with all the people taking pictures of the robots, it's only fair the robots be able to turn the tables. yes, they can take a picture of you and for a brief moment up can be robot famous. >> i like it! >> you like it? [laughter] >> yes, >> yeah, just like a tv. >> people were lining up for robot selfies and for this. ♪ how are piper's dancing skills? >> rudimentary. could use a little bit of some updating to the software.
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>> in fact, they will get regular updates and things like speech processing and maybe facial technology. >> it would be nice if it saw me get off the plane and say, hi, nice to have you back. how was your trip >> in san jose, jonathan bloom, abc7 news. >> coming up, a day to celebrate my mom marnie and then she died life. of lung cancer. so i have a personal interest in helping prevent smoking. i'm tom steyer, the co-chair of the yes on 56 campaign.
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every year, nearly 17,000 california kids start smoking. a third of them will die from their addiction. tobacco taxes reduce youth smoking. please. vote yes on prop 56. if we can save even a few lives, it's worth it.
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>> today is national candy corn day. who comes up with these
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observances? the candy was created in the late 18100s to represent the bright colors of corn kernels. about 9 billion pieces of the candy corn or 39 million pounds are sold every year. the candy is fat-free. each serving is only 140 calories, but the tri-colored sweets are full of sugar. one serving has almost the same amount of sugar as a can of coca-cola. if you enjoy the candy, i'm sure your dentist would say make sure to brush your teeth after eating this. i know how much you love candy corn. >> ten years ago, pop them in like nothing. now, a lot of sugar, but i love it and those pumpkins, too. hello, everyone. we have rain pushing through. a pretty good cell here from almeda and back westward, san bruno getting the heavier rain. now into the coast. fremont, union city andal patrol, and in san jose not happening yet, but it should be
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shortly. some light rain, and morgan hill will get some showers, as we. there is the front. it will continue to push through throughout the morning hours. we are tracking a 1 on the storm impact scale with gusty winds today, a lighter system and one tomorrow for halloween. then we dry out the rest of the work week. i think we need a couple of dry days. but it will be nice to see the sun. this will keep us soggy this morning. >> a good soaking. thank you, lisa. thank you for joining us on abc mornings. i'm carolyn tyler, along with lisa argen. abc7 news producer, noah, sent us this video of the rain sitting sausalito this morning. you can share your pictures with us on social media. just use the #abc7 news. you may see it online or on our newscast. the news continues now on twitter, facebook and
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[ theme music plays ] >> hi. i'm henry tenenbaum. welcome to "bay area buys." we are at russell's fine furniture in santa clara, but it's not just a furniture store -- it's a birthday party! it's richard russell's birthday party. >> and i'm either 8 or 80. >> yeah, let me guess which one. >> okay. [ laughter ] >> and to celebrate his birthday, you get some wonderful gifts in the form of great discounts. >> yes, we asked every single manufacturer, called them up personally, and said, "i've never asked before. it's a once-in-a-career thing. please come up with some discounts for our sale." and honestly, they outdid themselves. we are really proud of what we're gonna be offering -- >> what percentage said yes? >> what percent? oh, probably 80. [ laughter ] >> really? >> yh,


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