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it changes my life. >> neighbors changing lives today. the effort to help those still in need months after february's devastating flooding. a punishment handed down just a few hours ago to an astros player who made a racist gesture. what it will mean for the team's bid to win the world series. and demolition continues on the remains of the old bay bridge. caltrans says the work will end up saving taxpayers $10 million. abc7 news starts now. ♪ in honor and gratitude.
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>> santa rosa neighbors bond as they try to heal 120 days after the wildfires. hello, i'm eric thomas. >> i'm dion lim. we begin with an emotional day for victims of the wildfires. >> we have more live from santa barbara where hundreds came to honor fire victims and first responders. >> reporter: such an emotional day here at santa rosa junior college honoring fire victims. it was an inspiring day, too, though. a community taking stock on what was saved. bagpipes play to honor a community still fragile and grieving. >> the night of oth 8th, we were -- of october 8th, we were all tested. the community, the fire service, law enforcement. >> reporter: this was a day of remembrance. a chance for sonoma county to reflect on what was lost. >> i don't even know what it feels like to lose a home or loved one in a fire, but i know that there's a lot of people in our community dealing with that.
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they're going to be dealing with that for a longtime. >> reporter: paster billy andre lost his home in the fires. he got his family out and grabbed one photo album. >> as i opened them up, i realized they were empty. we thought we had all the time in the world to put those pictures and n those photo albums. >> getting my children out safely was emotional. >> reporter: angelique and her son made the sign to thank first responders who put their lives on the line. >> without them, our city will be gone. >> reporter: throughout the ceremony, first responders were given standing ovations. many say since the fire, the santa rosa community has become one. >> honestly, i've never seen a community come together so good. i mean, this is true, we are sonoma strong. >> reporter: a fire bell was rung 42 times for those lives lost. representative nancy pelosi toured the fire area today.
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she promised swift federal funds for victims. >> so many people are going to acts of congress. >> reporter: a resilient community fighting their way back from tragedy. in santa rosa, abc7 news. this morning, governor jerry brown issued a proclamation declaring today a day of remembrance of the northern california wildfires. the governor made a pledge of support to the victims when he visited the north bay earlier this month. the proclamation remembers the human tollsf oeth people lost lives. flags will be flown at half staff over the state capitol in honor of the victims. firefighters are closing in on controlling all four of the major north bay wildfires that began 20 days ago. right now, the atlas fire in napa and solano counties is 100% contained. the tubbs, nuns, and pocket fires are 90% contained, with full containment expected tuesday. one of those fires has forced two schools in santa rosa to close indefinitely. john b.reebly elementary school
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and schaefer elementary school are located in the middle of the devastation. the "press democrat" reports workers must clean up toxic waste before the schools reopen. there is no timeline yet for when that will happen. students have been moved to nearby schools in the meantime. the rest of the city's schools are expected to reopen on monday. people on the peninsula took time in a gift card donation drive for those impacted by the wildfires. abc7 news was in belmont where donation boxes were available earlier today at city hall. city staff was there to accept donations. the united way will give the cards to fire victims in the north bay, as well as those in mendocino and lake counties. as the wildfire victims begin the long process of healing and rebuilding their lives, there are plenty of ways you can help. check out our website, abc, for a full list of resources. of course many homes are still damaged from the subway storm that flooded entire neighborhoods this past february. today volunteers are helping fix that damage. abc7 news was at the golden wheel mobile home park in san
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jose where an army of helping hands hammered and patched and painted. the group rebuilding silicon valley is helping rebuild 38 homes and two nonprofits. residents there lost a home and mobility scooter. gregory poem says he's moved by the workers' kindness and hard work. >> we're kind of overwhelmed. we weren't expecting the paint. we weren't expecting the furnace and the deck and -- it's just mi mind-boggling. this is really going to help us. and it might even make me live longer. >> we hope so. rebuilding silicon valley focuses helping veterans, seniors, and people with disabilities. happening now in fremont, a man accused of beating up his girlfriend is barricaded inside a home. police are trying to negotiate with the man who was at least one firearm -- who has at least one firearm with him in the neighborhood. logan drive is closed between the central avenue and faulkner and a couple of neighboring homes have been evacuated. police are waiting for a search
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warrant from a judge so they can go inside the home. paramedics treated the woman for her injuries right there at the scene. oakland police are looking for a man who hit a man, killing him, and drove off. this happened at 2:00 in downtown oakland at 14th and harrison. police said the man was in the street when the car hit him. he later died at the hospital. police haven't yet released details of the suspect or suspected vehicle. thousands of people across the country cleaned out their medicine cabinets today. abc 7 was in santa clara as people dropped off unused or expired medications. take drug take-back day -- national drug take-back day gives people the ability to give back drugs to keep them out of water supply and out of the hands of children. if you missed it, many law enforcement agencies, farp ce e pharmacies, and hospitals hold collections of medicines. today, repercussions for a racist gesture in the dugout during the world series.
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>> ahead, why the major league baseball commissioner said he didn't think it was fair for the player to serve his suspension now. >> jealous. and the story of a world series surprise for a pair of firefighters who came to the rescue during hurricane harvey in houston. and a live look showing you the fog is rolling in. we're in store for a accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war,
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and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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action section of the bay bridge brought down today. caltrans released video showing piers e14, 15, and 16 being imploded. the controlled debt nations made quite a -- detonations made quite a splash off the coast of oakland. it was the fifth of six implosions. the last will come next week. caltrans is finishing a kwleeye ahead of schedule, saving taxpayers $10 million. major league baseball has suspended astros first baseman yulieski gurriel for five games next season for a arrests gesture. look at the screen. he used his hands to stretch his eyes mocking yu darvish from japan. it happened during the second inning last night after gurriel hit a home run. he later apologized. major league baseball commissioner man fred announced the penalty today saying he
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didn't think it would be fair to penalize rest of the astros by suspending gurriel during the world series. >> mr. gurriel will be suspended for five games without pay. during the offseason he will be required to undergo sensitivity training. and the houston astros in a gesture of support have agreed to donate the foregone charitab charitable causes. >> gurriel has promised to apologize personally to darvhish. two people who contributed time to efforts after hurricane harvey and how the special gift came about. we're going to win, win, win! >> we're here, we're at the world series! >> reporter: gratitude for the sacrifice. >> get a little sleep here and there. but it was -- tiring for a good week. gone a total of 15 days.
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>> from saturday when the storm hit to the following sunday, i worked about 130 hours. >> reporter: houston firefighters michael bigram and brad hawthorne wouldn't be here at game three if it weren't for gre bret maier. on facebook, the criminal defense attorney asked family and friends to submit their first responders' stories. he got dozens and chose two to host at the game. >> i wish i could have brought more. i would have gotten a whole section if i could have. >> reporter: he recognized a few of thousands who were there during those days. bingram was on the south loop helping evacuees get to safety. the work during the storm was something he had never experienced before -- >> when i did get relieved, it was my son's birthday, monday, the 28th. i was happy just to go home. >> reporter: he still tears up when thinking about the separation which makes this even sweeter -- a thank you by way of
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world series seats. >>. a little jealous, but yeah. it was an honor. >> reporter: a once-in-a-lifetime experience. >> we get thanked all the time, but it's different when a complete stranger does something for you like this. >> the man who gave away the tickets wants to make it a trend. he's now asking others in houston to consider treating first responders to the game. an accu-weather finally feeling more like fall out there. and the temperatures will just continue to drop over the next couple of days. it's going to feel chilly by monday morning. live doppler 7 along with satellite, part of the reason why we're seeing the changes, the marine layer is back. you've got the coastal clouds out there right now. the picture outside, a live look from the east bay hills camera showing you those clouds. they'll make the traditional trek inland tonight. it is going to be a chilly night
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on the way for most of us. at the coast, rough surf. rip current risk in effect until tomorrow. wait heights, ten feet -- wave heights, ten feet across the board. we could see breakers up to 20 feet along the coastline. out there, fashion at half moon bay. a chilly 54 degrees. sunny inland. warmer, 83 the current number. 86 in clear lake. right now, oakland, a little chill in the air with a temperature of 65 degrees. future weather showing the next couple of hours as the sun goes down by 7:00. you see the fog moving in and around the bay, dropping into the 50s where we had the fog. later tonight as you're out and about, grab the jacket. by 10:00, a lot of spots falling into the 50s and into the low 60s. our chilliest locations tonight will drop to the 40s. overnight, here's the call -- 43 in santa rosa. 51, 52 in livermore. it will be one of those nights you need the extra blanket. tomorrow afternoon, highs cooler than where we are now.
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tons of sunshine after morning fog. a cool 61 in san francisco. only 66 the high in oakland tomorrow. 75 in san jose. 79 in concord. into mbonday, the numbers barel get out of the 60s. a crisp, autumn day. high of 57 in san francisco. 60 in oakland monday afternoon. 66 in san jose. by tuesday, the temperatures moderate a little bit for halloween. still going to be a nice afternoon all in all, temperatures in the 60s and 70s. your halloween forecast -- i think frankenstein is doing the running man. got skills. by 5:00, coastal clouds. by 7:00, the sun goes down. temperatures dip into the 60s. by 9:00, halloween treat out there. it's chilly, but not all that bad with temperatures in the 50s and in the 60s. the storm impacts -- the the going from friday to saturday. we rank each and every one of our storms to give you a better
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idea of what to expect. the system friday into saturday, a one. showers, isolated downpours possible. breezy at times. right now it looks likely a wye spread half inch of hain. here the accu-weather seven-day forecast. a crisp fall day on monday. some spots struggle to get out of the 60s by tuesday. halloween looking spectacular by wednesday. lots of sunshine. thursday, increasing clouds. friday into saturday, one week from today, we'll track the on and off showers. you can track the chance of rain as we get closer with the hour-by-hour forecast. it will come in very handy. >> i feel like that franken stein running away, too. >> i do, too. >> wait a minute. he's the guy who busts a move. >> right. >> talking about busting a move with rhythm. >> oh! >> whoo! >> very different. >> nice job. >> rhythm. the bears' losing streak continued in colorado. not pretty. if you want to play college football, look at johnson and
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san jose state. what it's
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the cal bears need two more wince to become bowl eligible. their pac 12 road record may get in the way. the bears have not won away from home against a pac 12 team in 12 years or ten games. on ralphy's birthday -- happy birthday, still running like a 20-year-old. first quarter, cal down seven. the carry -- no, throwing it. the leftie goes wide open. the bears tie it at secretary of. second quarter -- at seven.
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second quarter. montez to field. 65 years. montez threw for 347 yards, three t.d.s. throwing for 359. the second of the game. 108 receiving yards. 27-14, colorado at the break. second half. didn't get much better for the bears. montez, 22-t.d.22-t.d.22-t.d. late, going to the end zone. picked off by nick fisher. are you kidding me? he's going to take it out of the end zone -- see ya. officially, a 100 pick, to 1-5. they lost the last on the road against the pac 12 teams. san jose state hosted by byu. first quarter, magnum threw for 283 yards and three tds to michael simon. great catch. 23 yards, 7-0 brigham young. on the ensuing kickoff,
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rashid johnson catches it and n his own end zone. he's going to wish he did not. look at the hit -- braden elgaqari. the shoulder. no ejection. johnson would not return. he also fumbled, so byu made them pay. 11 yards to matt bushman. 14-0. second quarter, k.j. hall, 112 yards rushing. but he's going 75 yards. spartans fall to 1-8, 41-20 that final.fifth ranked ohio state hosting the second ranked fighting drew tumas. opening, barkley, see you later. 97 yards to the house. penn state up 7-0 in a flash. and urban meyer is stunned. a 21-3 lead. ohio state comes all the way back. under two minutes to go, j.t. barrett to marcus bow. the go ahead touchdown. final chance for penn state on 4th and 15. trace mcsorley, he's looking.
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incomplete. ohio state upset the fighting drew tumas, 39-38 the final. we'll take a first time-out before we hit the ice. that's right. hockey in october. the sharks in the five-game accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war,
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and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it.
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sharks think their five-game roadtrip with a rare saturday morning game. hoping to get back to 500.
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first -- stepping out of the penalty box. the right spot at the right time. gets the breakaway and goes top shelf. bing. 1-0 san jose. 17 seconds left in the second. down 2-1. chris tyranear tierney also at right place at the right time. then logan couture gets the puck. time for target practice. not much room over the shoulder he has to shoot -- bull's-eye. his eighth goal of the season is the game winner. sharks improve to 5-5 with a 3-2 victory. number five wisconsin in illinois taking on the illini. fullback, 5'11", 216, drives it in. he had 12 carries. wisconsin up 14-0. fourth quarter, a large-man touchdown. rolling to the right. fires the pass to left tackle, michael deeder. 6'6", 328. goes all four yards for the score. they improve 8-0. 24-10 the final.
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number 11, oklahoma state, led number 22, west virginia, by 20 at halftime. third quarter, spot shadow on west virginia's player. blocking the punt. gross jumps on it for a touchdown, cutting the lead to 13. 50 seconds later. oklahoma state's mason rudolph picked by kenny robinson. down the sideline, later a six-point game. west virginia fans excited. rudolph redeemed himself. floating the 19-yard td pass to james washington. the 14-point game. cowboys win 50-39 and still have just one loss. coming up, the rest of the day in college football. a good one on deck. texas tech and oklahoma. stick around. until then, back to you. >> we're not going anywhere. thanks a lot. white nationalists took to the streets today in two tennessee cities. >> coming up, who the organizers say was -- what the organizers say was the main objective of the white lives matter rally.
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and additional charges in a frat death at penn state as two other fraternity find themselves in trouble. take a look at this -- oklahoma c
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