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the rain is moving back into the bay area today. the green on the map shows where the rain is right now in the north bay. look at all that green. well, this is a live look from our mt. tam camera, and you can see the clouds out there moving by in the breeze. >> yeah. >> good afternoon, and thank you for joining us on this halloween. happy halloween. i'm ama daetz. >> and i'm dan ashley. larry beil has the day off. a wet night of trick-or-treating for many kids out there this halloween. >> let's take a look from our emeryville camera. >> spencer christian is here with a look at when to expect the rain where you live. >> the rain is confine to the north bay right now, and there are pockets of downpours there. can you see it close in and see how concentrated the rain is
from cloverdale to hillsboro and santa rosa, spreading more widely shortly and this will rank on the storm impact scale from 1 which is light to the 5 which is severe. a storm of light intensity for tonight and early tomorrow morning. rain will spread south of this evening. a chance of thunder in the north bay and rainfall amounts under .3 of an inch and forecast trick-or-treat animation starting at 4:00. rain will continue to spread across the north bay by 5:00 p.m. down to the golden gate and into san francisco and eastward over to valeo. looks like we'll be breaking up a bit into scattered showers and 7:00 or 8:00 p.m., widely scattered showers and some may hit parts of the peninsula and the east bay and by about 11:00 tonight we'll see a few areas of light showers down in the south bay and pretty much over by then and that's late for trick-or-treaters unless you're one of the middle-aged ghosts or goblins. take an umbrella this early evening if you're going out.
>> now, to a massive fire in oakland, a building under renovation completely destroyed. can you see just how intense those flames were. the fire started around 5:00 this morning around leicester avenue and firefighters are still on the scene trying to keep a look out for hot spots. >> the ferocious fire was so bright, so big, residents down the street didn't even know if they were safe. >> when we opened the door and it was like that hot and there were two buildings over, i thought it was our building on fire. >> the building that was burning on leicester avenue and oakland was an apartment building under construction. two people were living in the garage working security for the building. >> i go outside running. >> reporter: maria said the fire woke her up and then a pipe from the building pierced the windshield of her car. no one was in it at the time and it was parked in the garage where the couple was staying. they are okay but shaken by the experience. firefighters say the big concern for them is keeping the fire
from spread thing through this densely packed neighborhood. >> there was a little bit of a wind this morning so the embers were flying so our concern was the surrounding neighborhood and houses could possibly catch on fire due to the embers. >> reporter: a section of the back of the building collapsed and scaffold willing also toppled over, landing on the home of an elderly woman. she is okay but her home has so much damage she can't stay here. firefighters estimate that 150 to 200 people evacuated during the fire fight. >> i ran to the end of my patio, and i could just see the flames and they were real hot so i said it's really time for me to get out so then i left. >> reporter: firefighters managed to keep this fire from spreading to other homes much to the relief of res sglents there's a couple of moments where you thought like the whole block was going to go. >> reporter: no one was hurt in this fire. firefighters say they are going to be here all day and into the night watching for hot spots. in oakland, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> many neighbors took to social media when the fire broke out to share pictures and video.
>> abc 7 news anchor kristen sze is here with more. >> reporter: neighbors started posting on facebook and instagram and here's one tweeted by dave. his neighbor knocked on his door and woke him up and he grabbed his phone and captured an explosion. p did you hear that? let's take a look at some others. dave shot this video. i'll play it for you and tweet that had debris was falling blocks away where he lives and also michelle jurorsen posted on instagram this sad picture of neighbors standing together as the billing came crashing down. this photo was posted on facebook of firefighters hard at work and our own abc 7 news producer kate had this picture of her cat mittens ready to evacuate and posted this shot embers all over the street later in the day. take a look at this.
this incredible picture of a pipe that flew half a block from the fire and impaled this car windshie windshield. fortunately no one was hurt, including kate's >> thank you, kristen. we watched the fire unfold live this morning. scaffolding gave way around 5:36 this morning, 40 minutes after it started burning. police sent alerts out on the abc 7 news app. you can download the news app and enable push alerts to get news update as they happen on your phones or tablets. >> cause of the fire that began about 4:00 this morning in santa clara. they broke out in the attic of this home at lennox play near cheeney street. crews were able to get the people inside the house out safely and keep it from spreading to other homes. >> reporter: in petaluma caltrans began cleaning up trees after a freeway fire that burned
a month ago. >> abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman is just outside on route 1. >> had i been standing here a month ago i would have been ducking from ashes and fire that started in the trees that spread from homes and may still eventually wind up in court. on stewart drive in petaluma halloween will not be happening in these homes tonight, not in this neighborhood with highway 101 for a backyard neighbor. they have been burned and boarded up since someone apparently tossed a cigarette on highway 101 last september 27th. it destroyed four homes and damaged ten others and according to donny, the eucalyptus trees in back made it a lot worse. >> they were coming down like parachutes. i mean, i had my shirt on fire. >> reporter: today caltrans brought in a crew to begin ridding this neighborhood of the tree remains, but it's too little too late say residents who had asked for this years ago. >> if you had looked back there you would have seen all kinds of
fallen brush and tinder and flammable materials from those trees that have not been taken car of or cleaned up. >> reporter: a caltranz spokesperson has no record of a cleanup request. >> we're not typically in the practice of removing live trees, of cutting down perfectly good live trees. >> reporter: just perfectly burned freeze on state property that spread destruction on to private property does caltranz bear any responsibility to the burning of these houses? >> that's a legal question and i'm not authorized to talk about anything like that. >> reporter: clearing the burned trees will take ten days. rebuilding these homes, longer. from petaluma, wayne freedman, abc 7 news. we're learning new details about the decision by the richmond city manager to fire three additional police officers. >> yes, who were connected to a sex scandal involving a 19-year-old sex worker. abc 7 news reporter talked with
city leaders today and is live at richmond police headquarters with the latest. sergio. >> reporter: the richmond chief of police today has declined to comment about the decision to fire three more of his police officers, but his boss, the city manager talked with us today why he decided to dismiss those officers instead of reprimand them. the richmond police chief had recommended just one of his officers be fired last month, but this weekend the city manager decided three more need to go. >> in my independent review of all that evidence i determined that -- that disciplinary action was warranted that included termination. >> reporter: hi hopes this swift action restores confidence in the department. mayor tom butt agrees. >> we've been recognized for having a really good police department, and when something like this happen, you want to -- you want to deal with it and you want to -- to deal with it properly and move on. >> reporter: the president of the richmond police officer's association declined to comment
today, but he did tell us the poa will help those officers with legal counsel if they decide to appeal the dismissals. a total of 11 richmond officers were implicated in the sex scandal involving 19-year-old jasmine aboulesin. two left the department on their own and five others reprimanded. >> for my client is only going -- at the very least goes to her credibility. she has given statements to all of these police departments, many of which before lawyers were involved. >> reporter: the alameda district attorney's office has filed criminal charges against five other officers at other east bay police departments and the city of richmond police department has not had any officers charged. >> nothing in my view indicated there was criminal activity but ultimately that's for the district attorney to decide. >> reporter: abuslin's attorney said she was a minor when she
started having sexual relationships with police officers and the civil claim alleges richmond officers may have exploited her instead of helping her. richmond is in konica costa county to see if there are any charges pending against richmond police officers. so far no response from that office. reporting live in richmond, i'm sergio quintana, abc 7 news. >> we do have developing news out of concord. a man is dead after being struck by two vehicles, one of them a police cruiser. happened near the crooker pass road. that driver pulled over a little way down the way. aically theon police car hit the man as he was lying in the road. sky 7 shows the-year where it happened. we believe both drivers called in the accident. concord police are investigating and are expecting to release more information in half an hour. >> all right. coming up on "abc 7 news at 4:00," the countdown is on. the final full week of
campaigning before next tuesday's election, and the focus isn't necessarily on votes. we'll explain. plus -- >> get off this plane. on there for hours. we don't care about paperwork. >> reporter: the bidsary reason passengers were kept on a plane for hours after a bomb threat. >> and it's an early start for trick-or-treaters in the south bay today. the halloween celebration just getting under way despite the threat of rain. >> and stay in the south bay, a look at traffic. 101 southbound backed up and northbound looking clear and 880 appears to be
the presidential campaign is hitting the home stretch now and naturally with more controversy. hillary clinton is taking on that renewed fbi investigation into her e-mail server while donald trump attacks. here's abc news reporter maggie ruhle. >> reporter: both the clinton and trump campaigns are still feeling the aftershocks from friday eats fbi surprise. >> happy halloween, everybody. >> we're doing great in every pot. i mean, we're doing amazing. >> reporter: right now the fbi
is searching through thousands of e-mails connected to hillary clinton aide huma abedin. although it's unclear if any of these e-mails will show wrongdoing by clinton, there are signs that it might be damaging her popularity in the polls. currently just a one-point lead in the abc news/"washington post" poll out today and donald trump riding the momentum into traditionally democratic states like michigan, a state that hasn't gone redskins 1988. >> the american people are the victims of this corrupt system in every way, and this is your one chance, right now, november 8th, to change it. >> reporter: clinton warning her supporters that a trump presidency would lead to a dangerous world. >> let's not get distracted from the real choice in this election. >> reporter: releasing a new controversial ad. >> to see that coming forward in this election is really scarey. >> reassuring her supporters about the fbi investigation. >> and i am sure they will reach the same conclusion they did when they looked hat my e-mails for the last year.
there is no case here! >> reporter: and they continue to question director comey's decision to speak about the issue so close to election day. >> i'll neither defend nor criticize what director comey has decided to communicate to the public about this investigation. >> reporter: but there is criticism coming from one group of high-ringing justice officials. they are calling comey's decision to comment this close to election day unprecedented. maggi rulli, abc 7 news washington. >> we have a tool to help you prepare for election day. click on your voice your vote, the election guide and enter your address. you get a comprehensive resource showing you candidates and measures on your local ballot. >> a frightening trip from fort lauderdale to dallas for passengers on spirit airlines. >> the passengers were grounded
after a bomb threat but passengers were not allowed to get off the plane. >> reporter: passengers were scared and after such a long wait forced to stay in their seats and they describe intense anxiety. one passenger even told abc news that passengers were threatening to use the emergency exits to get off the plane. spirit airline flight 971 was delayed two hours on the fort lauderdale airport tarmac after a suspicious text message about a bomb. a passenger alerted flight attendants that the person next to him had sent a text about a bomb. >> i understand that they all have protocols but to just sit there for about two hours with a potential bomb on the plane, you know, we're -- we weren't really allowed to get up. >> reporter: another passenger said the airline crew at one point got on the loudspeaker and apologized for paperwork during the delay. >> we're like paperwork? get me off this plane. >> some passengers were a little
upset about the wait. i thought it was awful, like it offered nobody any sense of comfort and people were getting very anxious. >> reporter: eventually two men were taken off the aircraft. witnesses say one was dragged out of his seat by sheriff's deputies and another was escorted out. passengers were then let off the plane but told to leave their belongings behind. they were forced to go through security again. the plane was given the all clear and passengers rebooked on to the same aircraft. in the studio, jessica castro, abc 7 news. >> toyota will test a new car-sharing system next year in san francisco that lets users unlock doors and start cars with their esnoernsmartphones, no ki. a user's known will get codes to access the smart key box inside the vehicle. when the phone gets close the codes are verified through the blue tooth system. if successful toyota may use this system in japan for an
unmanned car rental system. >> today the second largest marine terminal announced work to double its size could begin next month. last week the board of port commissioners approved the 67-acre expansion project. they signed a new 14-year lease from the north grow from 66 to 123 acres. it will add two vessel berths to the two it already operates to absorb additional cargo volume. construction should be complete been ten months. >> will all the list ghosts and goblins need a bag in one hand for candy and an umbrella in the other? >> spencer has that answer for us. >> the bewitching hour is upon us and halloween has been known to bring strange occurrences. line doppler 7. part of the bay area is quite wait and the other part is waiting and in anticipation of the rain spreading. up in the north bay, rain and pockets of heavy rain right now north of santa rosa towards coverdale. i'll close and give you a look at just how widespread the
downpours are at the moment. we do expect some of the showers to eventually reach other parts of the bay area. over the sierra mixed precipitation right now. some snow and rain. this is from the system that swept through the bay area yesterday and last night and there's more light snow on the way from the current system we have moving into the bay area, so as a result that have a winter weather advisory is in effect for the central sierra from 5:00 this afternoon until 8:00 tomorrow morning. we expect only a couple of inches more snow there so let's get back to the bay area. this is the view from our rooftop camera. cloudy skies over the bay. currently 63 about and mid-60s and mountianview and 69 degrees at half moon bay. looking at dark clouds over the bay from emeriville. 63 in santa rosa and every other location is just in the mid-60s in from napa, novato and live look, lots of clouds up north and these are our forecast features. we'll see showers for trick-or-treaters this evening and a slight chance of some thunder in the north bay as it
looks a bit turbulent and unsettled up there. a dry milder pattern for the entire region wednesday through friday. here's the storm impact scale with which we ranked intensity from one which is light and five that's severe in our current system and ranks one on the impact scale and will produce generally .3 of an inch across the bay area and there may be thunder in the north bay this evening. here's the forecast animation. 5:00, still showers confined and rain mainly to the north bay and pockets of shower activity may reach south and each the in the evening hours of the golden gate and then late tonight we may see some rain down in the south bay and in the santa cruz mountains. it should taper off by early tomorrow morning with a few light scattered showers left at that time and dry by midday tomorrow. rain rafall perhaps .2 of an in. tomorrow's highs low 60s at the coast to mid and upper 60s
elsewhere and here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. look at the sunny days wednesday through friday. bright and sunny and getting milder thursday and friday with inland highs in the mid-70s and low to mid-70s around the bay and mid-60s on the coast and don't forget to the set your clocks back saturday night or sunday morning as we fall back to standard time. by the way, another rainy system comes in on monday which ranks one on the impact scale. thanks, spencer. >> coming up, haunted houses during halloween can be cool and what if you think your home is really haunted? what can you do? >> and from halloween to thanksgiving, the butterball hotline goes modern. we'll tell what you they are doin
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people all around the country will pay to venture into a haunted house tonight, but what happens if you believe the house you just purchased is actually haunted? in real estate terms a potentially haunted house is known as a stigmatized property. disclosure laws vary state to state, but in most cases it's buyer beware. however in, one famous new york case commonly known as the ghost busters ruling a couple was able to get their money back. the couple found whether or not ghosts are real, the fact that the house had been widely report as haunted affected its value. don't let anyone tell that you carving a great halloween pumpkin isn't rocket science. check out the crazy creations nasa kind sifts cooked up. they are amazing or more fittingly they are out of this world, if you want to call it
out. spooky rifs on "star wars," pacman and even the presidential election. makes sense because, you know, some would say that, you know, things are a little scary right now. well, if you're look for some pumpkin carving or other halloween fun tonight, check out abc7news.com. we have a list of activities all around the bay-year and if you're one of the last-minute folks you can even get costume ideas. check it out online or on the abc 7 news 7 news app. >> the butterball poultry manufacturer has been fielding phone calls from cooks the past 30 years. this year though it will also accept turkey-related questions via text. experts perts will be available starting november 17th through thanksgiving day to answer the texts. go to abc7news.com for a link to that number.
>> coming up on "abc 7 news at 4:00," 12 supreme been arrested in san francisco over the pipeline in north dakota. what they say local banks are doing. >> i'm marci gonzalez traveling with the hillary clinton campaign in ohio. >> and the i'm karen travers on the trail with the trump campaign in michigan. why is he spending the day in this traditionally democratic state in i'll have details coming up. and a woman found alive in her car a week after it crashed down a ravine in southern california. how she was finally found.
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.
rain tonight could dampen the spirits of trick-or-treaters in the bay area. let's take a live look from the emeriville camera. dark clouds as another storm blows our way. spencer lets us know if the rain will continue tomorrow. that's coming up in a few minutes. a massive fire gutted a house under construction. video tweeted of the view of the flames. more on the investigation at 5:00. abc 7 news reporter carolyn tyler talks about a cable car whose video went viral and shows a casper being kicked off. he says it's a service dog that you'll hear from the witness on
"abc 7 news at 5:00." >> san francisco police arrested 12 people during a protest in the financial district over the dakota access pipeline project in north dakota. they entered citibank which holds the largest share in the pipeline. lyanne melendez joins us live where she spoke with protesters. >> reporter: definitely something citibank employees were not expecting this morning. the application for the pipeline was filled out in early 2015. and then bernie sanders decided to speak out. celebrities have joined him and, of course, now these kinds of protests are happening frequently. >> respect the indigenous rights. >> reporter: one by one police arrested protesters who had taken over the lobby of citibank headquarters in san francisco. at issue is the construction of the dakota access pipeline by energy transfer partners which
would run 1,200 miles from north dakota to illinois and under the missouri river. the texas-based company behind the pipeline says it's a safe and fast way to move 570,000 barrels of crude oil daily, but the standing rock sioux tribe in north dakota opposes the pipeline and in recent months has received support from groups like this one called idle no more sf bay. >> it's going to affect our water. if anything happens or leaks into the water because they are trying to put this pipeline underneath the missouri river which is, you know, a lot of people depend on that water. >> reporter: we reached out to citibank, and the corporation declined to comment. >> business can't move forward as usual and sometimes that means disrupting a work day. >> reporter: we have given them an opportunity to leave and asked them about three different times to leave the lobby. they refused to leave so we've accepted a citizen's arrest and now we're making arrests before 12 demonstrators. >> they hope the dakota will end up like the keystone xl pipeline
which was rejected by the obama administration following environmental protests. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> a 69-year-old southern california woman missing for five days is alive thanks to a perceptive stranger. it all played out in san san bernardino county. doug bearden was admiring the mojave desert from his binoculars when he spot what had looked like an overturned sufficient on a steep hillside. >> i got about 20 feet away from the car and the hair on my neck started to stand up. she could barely lift her head and all i heard was like -- >> reporter: certainly wasn't easy to rescue barbara mcpherson the her suv was 100 feet down an embankment on a 30-degree tilt with only some boulders keeping it from falling farther. crews managed to stabilize the vehicle and get her out. she's in serious condition and she is expected to survive. a violent year in chicago just got worse. a police spokesperson says at
least 18 people were killed in street violence over the weekend making it the deadliest of the year. reports say of those killed seven were under 20 including 17-year-old twin brothers killed in a drive-by shooting. chicago has seen a big spike in street violence this year with more than 600 mom sides. there were 468 last year and 416 in 2014. prosecutors in bill cosby's sexual assault case say the comedian engaged in a signature crime spree facing five decades. cosby faces trial over an alleged 2004 encounter where a woman claims the comedian drugged and then sexually assaulted her. prosecutors hope to call at least 13 other women to testify who have made similar claims. pre-trial hearings start tomorrow in suburban philadelphia. >> well, it's just a little over one week now until election day, as you know, and the clock is really counting down at this point. hillary clinton trying to push past the renewed e-mail investigation while donald trump attacks.
abc news is on the campaign trail with both of them. karen travers with trump in michigan and we start with marci gonzalez following the clinton campaign in ohio. >> reporter: hillary clinton on the campaign trail in ohio putting all of her focus into this key battleground state. >> in these last days, let's not get distracted from the real choice in this election and the consequences for your future! >> reporter: clinton holding a rally this afternoon at kent state university trying to draw focus away from the fbi investigation. >> there is no case here. >> reporter: and the latest e-mails released by wikileaks while ramping up her attacks on donald trump. >> i am running against a man who says he doesn't understand why we can't use nuclear weapons. >> reporter: and following tonight's event here in cincinnati clinton turns her folkous florida with three events planned for tomorrow in that battleground state.
marci gonzalez, abc news, cincinnati, ohio. >> and i'm karen travers with the trump campaign in warren, michigan. this is not where many thought donald trump would be just eight days out from election day. >> i hear we're doing great in michigan. we're going to win michigan. >> reporter: republicans haven't won here since 1988 and polls show hillary clinton is a solid lead, but the trump campaign sensing an opportunity says it's expanding its map. national polls are tightening and trump supporters are energized after last friday's political bombshell. >> this is the biggest scanndal since watergate. >> reporter: if trump doesn't close the gap this could be a critical mistake, a lost opportunity to campaign in a competitive battleground. >> san mateo registrations have hit an all-time high, reaching 394,396 for the november 8th presidential election. that's nearly 5,000 more than in
2008. >> abc 7 news was at san francisco city hall today where mayor ed lee cast his vote for the november election. so far a record number of ballots have been cast early. 87,000 as of last night. that's about 1 in 6 registered voters. >> still to come on "abc 7 news hat 4:00," a mysterious object floating in an alaska river. just what is this thing? >> i'm michael finney. "ask finney" is just ahead. still taking your questions on twitter and facebook and post them with the #askfinney and i'll answer them right here in just a few minutes. >> i'm spencer christian. skies look cloudy, dark and dreary and most of the rain right now is confine to the north bay. where it will
a viral video drawing comparisons to scott land's famous loch ness monster, but this video from right here in the u.s. alaska's bureau of land management posted the video last week. it shows the department called a strange thing swimming in a river in fairbanks. social media users are running wild with speculation. one sabiologist said it's a fron rope, but really, does anybody know? >> well, we know what this is. wet weather and lots of rain up in the north bay with pockets of heavy downpours between santa rosa and cloverdale. some of the rape, most of the light rain will spread southward and eastward later in the
evening. a look at october rain fall so far. still a few hours left and these totals may grow by a couple hundreds of an inch and 3.5 inches of rain in napa. nearly 3 inches in oakland and over an niche and a half down in san jose and pretty wet weather all around the bay area and in terms of a normal percent of rainfall. oakland a 261% of normal. livermore 370% of norm-and-an san jose 205% and all around the bay area right now we're well ahead of our normal rainfall totals for this point in the season. tomorrow look for partly cloudy skies after a chance of early morning showers and high temperatures tomorrow mainly in the low to mid-60s. accuweather seven-day forecast. very sunny and pleasant days coming our way and wednesday through friday it's going to warm up to mid-70s inland and low 70s around the bay and mid-60s on the coast. don't forget we fall back to standard time saturday night into sunday morning hand next sunday brings us our next chance of rain, a system ranking one on the impact scale.
>> happy halloween, you ghosts and goblins. a showdown over money in santa clara. the pressure is on the 49ers to pturn over more information and just what's going on here. >> i'm 7 on your side's michael finney. finney. what's the best way to use the this is violet. she's been waiting for this moment for awhile. a moment other kids wouldn't think twice about. her first bowl of cheerios. because now that cheerios are gluten free, violet, and many others are enjoying their first bowl today.
clash between the san francisco 49ers and city of santa clara is headed norma showdown 15 minutes from now. >> 5:00 is the deadline for the team to turn over financial records for an audit and it has santa clara threatening to take over management of levi stadium. >> abc 7 news reporter david louie is live at levi with this developing story. david? >> reporter: well, dan and ama, the 49ers assure me they will comply. however, we're still waiting for official confirmation from the san francisco-based auditor that the documents have arrived. if they have not, santa clara says it may move to declare the team in breach of contract. santa clara's mayor started talking tough when the 49ers failed to give them financial records it wanted friday for an audit. >> if we don't do that, we'll send them a notice and they will give them 30 days to cure that. if not, there's a breach of contract, and we will take steps to take back the management of
the statement. >> reporter: what the city council wants to know is if the city has been paying for police and other services out of its general fund which is contrary to the june 2010 ballot measure that approved building the stadium. the question is what is the magnitude and how much, and so as the audit continues we'll determine whether it's in the tens of thousands or over millions of dollars. we don't know that at this point. the niners were given a 5:00 p.m. deadline today and the team president says most of the requested financials will be submitted except for one exception. >> they are asking us documents to create around a non-nfl event. they don't exist in the way they are asking for them. they asked for them on friday. we've got to go back and do the work. >> reporter: guido hopes to have the document ready before the end of the week and he said they will pay for any expenses that should not have been be a doshd by santa clara. a longtime critic of the stadium deal applauds the mayor for being tough on the team. >> i think the big mistake the
city made was having your tenant run the stadium and have your tenant then tell you, you mr. landlord, we're not going to give you the documents. that ma larky. >> in santa clara, david louie, abc 7 news. >> and it's time now for "ask finney," 7 on your side's michael finney answering questions send to facebook, e-mail and twitter. marlene wants to know what's the best way to use your home equity? >> that's a great question and the answer is very easy, don't. that's the best try use it. look, all the people that really got nailed in 2008 and 2009 with the great recession are people that had used their home equity as kind of like a big piggy bank and it worked for 20 years and when it quits working, like musical chairs, and you're the guy without the chair. if you truly have a horrible situation, a bad medical bill or
a kid, you know, that's going to go to college, then you can tap in but don't tap in before that. that's best advice i have. >> well, this question, michael, from ursula from san jose. she asks we would like to take a trip to europe. 2,000 to fly from san jose to munich is a bit much. any suggestions? >> got to tell you. it gets expensive flying there. last year it was around $1,600. my big advise last year was get on one of the websites, flights google works, kayak works where you go in and say here's where i'm trying to go. let me know when the price is cheap. i've done that when prices were $1,600 hand nailed them for $760 hand can you do that. here's my new advice if you want to get to europe. xl airways, fly non-stop from spo, goes into paris, round trip right now $761. >> from here. >> and you're there in less than ten hours. >> great deal, great deal. >> felipe from san jose asked if
you have a big amount of stock, does that mean you own the sghp. >> if you have 100% of it you own the company. otherwise you own a percentage. even if you have a ton of stock or 1 is% or 2% of the company and that's what keeps you safe so if one company goes other you have stock for another copy. >> we all own a little disney stock. >> thanks, michael. the jolly green giant is back and wants americans to eat kale. >> one in seven children in the air lives with polluted air. here's jane king >> reporter: jolly green giant is back enlisted to protect the $765 million investment in frozen foods, his gig we returns a return to tv commercials will be hawking vegetables click fresh kael and grass fed bead. one in seven children worldwide
lives in areas with toxic levels of air pollution. unicef used satellite imagery to detail how an estimated 2 billion children live in areas where outdoor pollution exceeds minimum air quality guidelines set by the world health organization. two flavors of oreo cookies have been recalled nationwide due to a milk allergen not being included. it affects oreo fudge dreams, original and mint variety and a startup that uses data from at at-home test kit to make personalized foods tailored to an individual's personal dna. the company is launching personal tradition al suggestions. the kits won't be available until next year. i'm jane king.
>> the national institute of health says nearly heavily of study participants treated with the patch were able to consume at least ten times more peanut than they were but the this device. the biggest benefit came between 4:00 and 11:00. >> abc news at 4:00 continues. >> it's halloween. >> it's halloween, indeed. we saw long lies in the south bay as some of the young eest trick-or-treaters. >> and a look at what's coming up at 5:00. >> more trouble for wells fargo. investigators say the bank now overcharged cuffs mers. we'll sprain. how fillions of -- >> and did oil drilling really cause one
here is tonight's primetime lineup on abc 7 news at 8:00. it's "dancing with the stars" at 8:00. at 10:00 it's all access nashville celebrating the cma awards with robin roberts and stay with us for the news at 11:00. it's halloween and in san jose t they got an early start for all the celebrations. here now with a closer look is jonathan bloom. jonathan? >> reporter: believe it or not, that's somebody's house. it's been dressed up into a haunted hotel and the whole neighborhood comes together every year to make it happen and this building full of zombies and skeletons and things you can't emergency, let me tell you, the front desk is open for check-in. >> oh, hi. happy halloween. >> reporter: had a line of kids as far as the eye can see. >> i'm overwhelmed. i didn't know there were so many -- you're welcome. so many children in the neighborhood.
>> reporter: trick-or-treating at lunch time here in willow glenn. >> was this the dog's idea? >> yeah. he was born to be a hot dog. >> reporter: animals and kids of all ages? never too old to trick or treat. >> what are you? >> i'm a guess. >> tried may hardest to get her to be a mermaid or anything else but shy wanted to be a ghost. >> reporter: it's getting spooky out there. a front lawn becomes a haunted fun house. what are you going to see haunting you in your dreams? >> the clown. >> reporter: some families really get into the spirit. >> halloween, we just love it. it's our favorite halliday and over time we collect more and more deckvations. >> reporter: and decorating is a team sport. for the boo crew behind this haunted hotel. is there a house under here. behind here there's a house, yes. >> the hotel has a beautiful lobby. being condemned for 60 years they did a good job.
>> reporter: and almost has kodsi as the boiler room. in every year they guild mainly out of staples. >> i think there's a 144,000 1. it's free to all to enjoy but be careful. in san jose, jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. >> trying to find out where to score the most candy, a treat map on the social network shows which houses are giving out treats this halloween. if you want to add your house log on to the site and answer a couple of quiz and you'll be shown
a man is hit by two cars, one with a police officer at the wheel. we just spoke with police about their investigation. what we've learned is next. >> plus, today's massive fire in oakland. a building under construction is gutted. a car is speared by fallen debris. what the developer's family is telling abc 7 news. >> also, another black eye for wells fargo. what the bank allegedly did that may cost them $50 million. >> and a cable car rider kicked out of his seat because of his dog. why it's turning into a question about disability rights. it was quiet and dark on this country road this morning when a deadly tragedy happened. a pedestrian apparently hit by one car and then another, and police say one of their officers was in the driver's seat in one of those vehicles. good evening, i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm kristen sze. thanks for joining us. the second car to hit that man was a clayton police officer's
vehicle. let us show you the map now. the man was found dead on kirker pass road near kirkwood road in concord. vic lee is live at the concord police station and you just smoke with concord police? >> reporter: well, kiss trend, concord police just held a rally and let's go to sky 7 when they talk about what happened early this morning. they responded to kicker pass road and kirkwood drive after a driver called 911 to say he hit something in the road. the body of a man on the road had injuries that suggested he was hit by a vehicle. fast forward to the concord corporation yard. you'll see the civilian's van which lass significant
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