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>> there is interest in local races and propositions that have people turning out in droves. >> we begin our coverage tonight with abc news reporter katie utehs live in san jose. >> reporter: on sunday morning there were people lined up waiting to get in when the office opened at 9:00 and stayed consistently busy throughout the day, people dropping off ballots and registering to vote and ballots being sorted that have been mailed in. the santa clara county registrar of voters brings in an additional 300 to 400 people to help with elections, it's so busy. this afternoon stayed hectic. elections officials say they're seeing a lot of first-time voters and new citizens participating so that's exciting for them. there's certainly an exciting feeling to the place from people dropping off their ballots to the county workers that are
hustling. traditionally midterms have lower turnouts, but this year is shaping up to be different. voters we spoke with like the convenience of early voting, including same-day registration and on-demand ballot printing. the weekend availability is key for many. >> if i don't have to rush over here after work or before work, i'm trying to avoid that. so that's why i'm here. >> back in 2010, it was more about 67% and we're thinking the interest level is about the same, so we're predicting about a 60% to 70% turnout this election. >> reporter: there are many locations to drop off your ballot or vote in person in santa clara county. there are seven satellite locations from gilroy to palo alto. you can drive up and drop your mail and bat lot at the santa clara county registrar's office. the office just closed at 6:00 but turns around and opens up again at 8:00 a.m. all of the satellite offices stay open until 6:00 tomorrow.
no excuses, a lot of availability to get your ballot in. live in san jose, katie utehs, abc 7 news. >> plenty of ways to vote, katie, thank you. early voting has been under way for several days in san francisco and even on a sunday, people were waiting in line. cornell barnard joins us in studio. >> nearly 20 million registered to vote in the secretary of state's office, the big question now is how will they vote? it's the sunday before the mid terms and the line was out the door for early voting. at san francisco city hall, kyle wayne brought his son. >> he was easier to come out on a sunday and come as a family and vote. >> reporter: inside it was crowded with voters casting their ballots. the director of elections says early turnout has been good at 60% >> we're trying to make the access to voting and getting ballots as easy as possible.
>> reporter: drop-off kiosks are set off outside city hall, from rent control to the gas tax and electing a new governor, voters have a lot on their plate. >> this is the first election of the trump era. >> reporter: political science professor melinda jackson predicts voter turnout will be high tuesday with younger voters making a big showing. >> based on the data we're seeing so far, we do see a bump in voter registration among younger voters. we do think we're going to see higher turnout among younger voters. >> this is the perfect person for this time and this era for the city of oakland, and that's why i'm here supporting this mayor. >> reporter: recording artist and oakland native m.c. hammer brought the power power in the re-election of libby schaaf, he one of many encouraging people to vote. >> i encourage read up on the h
issues, come and express your vote and voice this tuesday. >> they expect voter turnout will be big but it's a tight race. will president trump rally his base and create momentum on tuesday or democrats show up and vote for a change in the house and senate. no doubt about it, enthusiasm is high on both sides. cornell barnard, abc 7 news. >> cornell, thank you very much. a turn california red rally at the state capitol got heated when counter protesters turned up. >> no more hate in our city! >> the rally was formed to promote conservative issues ahead of the mid terms. counter protesters chanted "immigrants are welcome" and "no more hate in our state." in 2016 a clash at the state capitol erupted in rils. as a safety measure, dozens of police lined the streets today. the organizer behind this rally said he called for a peaceful protest, and just wanted to inform people. early voters have been in force across the nation and the numbers easily surpass those
seen for the last midterm elections in 2014. >> reporter melissa rainey says first time voters. >> reporter: long lines stretching down city blocks. people waiting hours to cast their ballot in the 2018 midterm election. >> every vote counts. if i didn't vote, it would be on my conscience. >> reporter: based on information provided by data company catalyst, at least 12 states have already surpassed early voting numbers seen in 2014. in kansas and west virginia, early voting has outpaced the 2016 presidential election. >> georgia, georgia, georgia. >> reporter: in georgia, the race for governor has brought major star power to the peach state. and a record number of voters to the polls, number more than the amount at the same point in the last midterm election. one possible reason for the boost, first-time voters. >> i think it's time for us to kind of get our voice out there, something that i don't think we did very effective in 2016. >> reporter: catalyst found of the states that analyzed
first-time voters have cast 5% or more of the early vote in ten states. i'm melissa rainey reporting. >> if you haven't voted yet and plan to on election day, you'll want to know what the weather will be like. >> that can make a big difference. abc 7 meteorologist drew tuma has the forecast. >> a comfortable forecast for election day on tuesday. let's get you right to the polls web they open at 7:00 in the morning. grab the jacket. temperature starting out in the 50s. tons of sunshine out there. if you're planning on going during your lunch break on tuesday, we're already warm inland, near 80 degrees by that hour. tons of sunshine around the bay shoreline. we're into the upper 60s, kind of a similar forecast into the afternoon. if your plan is to perhaps go in the evening, by 7:00, 8:00, clear skies, no fog on the coastline and temperatures comfortable under a light breeze, talking upper 50s to mid-60s. closer look at what you can expect tomorrow as you head back
to work and school in my forecast in a few minutes. >> looking forward to that. find a guide to all of the measures and propositions on your ballot at abc7news.com/election. we've put together a local voter guide for you. and you can count on abc 7 news for live election coverage on tuesday. abc news network will have the coverage of the biggest races around the country, that starts at 5:00 p.m. we'll have live local election coverage throughout the evening, including on abc 7 news at 9:00 p.m. on coffee tv 20 and abc 7 news at 11:00. in the east bay we know the name of a man shot and killed by police in danville. yesterday's violent series of events began web officers tried to stop and question 33-year-old laudermir arboleta, who was acting suspiciously. officers caught up with him at front street and diablo road, when an officer fired at arboleta when the suspect drove toward him. law enforcement across the
state are searching for two missing children allegedly kidnapped by their mother. an amber alert was sent out yesterday for diana moreia and her 11-year-old daughter and 1-year-old son. police tell us they think they were taken during a family visit with a social worker friday evening at emma prush park in san jose. mom is believed to be driving a gray 2012 mini coop we are california plates 6uwl251, possibly headed to colorado springs. dormitories for adults, the unique housing solution coming to one of the bay area's most expensive markets for renters. and new developments with the alarming discovery of hazardous levels of lead at some san francisco schools. what a new report says about the problem. and death comes to life. we'll take you to
california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
four years ago, we rejected marshall tuck and his billionaire backers for superintendent of public instruction. but they're back. the corporate billionaires and their handpicked candidate, former wall street banker marshall tuck. tuck's billionaires have spent over $25 million distorting tony thurmond's outstanding record on education. all because they know tuck shares their agenda: diverting funds from our public schools into their corporate charter schools. the same agenda as trump and betsy devos. protect our public schools. say no, again, to marshall tuck.
napa county will pay around $90 million after fires, floods and an earthquake from the last five years. >> while federal and state reimbursements and shoosinsuran will cut the cost, the county paying a hefty price. 20 seconds of shaking from the 2014 napa quake cost the county, listen to this, more than $37 million in bills that are still coming in. three years later, storms slammed the county resulting in more than 40 road projects cost being $26 million. and finally last year's north
bay fires added millions more in overtime costs and damage. some relief is on the way for the south bay's housing market. our media partners at "the mercury news" report a dorm style apartment building for adults is coming to downtown san jose. there are already several buildings in san francisco and los angeles, but this would be the largest one yet with nearly 800 units, 800 units. the rooms are small with private bedrooms and a shared common area. rents could start at $800 and go all the way up to $2,500, which is well below the going rate for a one-bedroom apartment in san jose. star city of san francisco is behind the project. new developments with the potentially dangerous amounts of lead found in some of the water fountains at san francisco schools. "the examinexamin the mofountains are safe. parents were notified after
fountains at five public schools had unsafe levels. fixing them with range from replacing fountains to cleaning out pipes. in the north bay a firstlee. boats on richardson bay have received warnings the police can remove their vessels if they've been left in sausalito for 72 hours. police say it's due to increase in complaints including theft. boaters have frequently parked themselves off sausalito for years to avoid payingor oo ofor berth. we'll take to you a colorful kay of the dead celebration in the east bay.
here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. enosaysrop c "duce homess" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis.
vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein. the city of hayward celebrated the day of the dead today. >> bright colors and cheerful music played from the chapel of the chimes on mission boulevard. mariachi bands performed as people danced to music honoring loved ones who died. food, drink and photos lined brightly decorated tables. children got in on the fun with free face painting and sugar skull decorations. and an accuweather wrapping up a warm weekend, even though temperatures today were cooler
than yesterday. still we're above average for this time of the year. live doppler 7 along with satellite right now showing you it's a calm, quiet picture with the active sweep across the region. outside tonight, a live look from sutro tower. the sun has gone down. we have great visibility, no fog from this vantage point and we'll remain fog free over the next 24 hours, but we put our clocks back one hour earlier this morning as daylight saving time came to an end today. the subject when count at 5:07 this evening. on thanksgiving it will set before 5:00 at 4:54 and one week from today the sun going down earlier at 4:50 in the afternoon. temperature wise it's comfortable. 73 right now in concord. 62 in the city. 63 for san jose. 62 in oakland and right now santa rosa still on the mild side, checking in with the temperature of about 70 degrees. so the call from accuweather overnight tonight, no fog. plenty of stars out there.
it's a clear really quiet night. the winds have diminished thankfully in our hills, so we'll see 40s in the north bay, and some of our coolest spots. elsewhere around the bay shoreline temperatures dropping into the low 50s in the overnight hours. the biger picture on live doppler 7 along with satellite it's quiet over california, just some high clouds streaming in from time to time. any moisture along the west coast is to our north around portland and seattle. the reason why this ridge of high pressure just sending that storm track well away from california and that's not going to change the next seven days unfortunately. 12-hour day planner, sun is up at 6:39, 40s to low 50s. grab the jacket. in the afternoon, it's mild and sunny with temperatures in the 70s, if not near 80 degrees in our warmest spots. 74 in san jose tomorrow, the same in santa clara. 71 and sunny in mountain view. 70 for menlo park. 68 the high in san mateo.
downtown san francisco tomorrow sunny and comfortable at 66. still sunny in daly city tomorrow at 63 degrees. the north bay, we're in the 70s in our warmest spots. 78 for santa rosa. san rafael up to 76 degrees. it's bright and it's comfortable in the east bay on our monday afternoon, upper 60s to low 70s. about 69 in berkeley. 70 in oakland. 72 in fremont, and inland, a little bit warmer than that, upper 70s to lower 80s. 80 the high in concord, about 77 in san ramon. brentwood up to about 79 degrees. so the accuweather seven-day forecast, it's a mild afternoon on your monday. election day on tuesday it's pretty much a carbon copy forecast, with sunny skies. little bit of fog will return on wednesday, but still temperatures even though they're a little bit cooler on thursday, still above average for this time of the year, even into the upcoming weekend, skies remain dry. the results were announced moments ago and matt olson and
matt chapman are first-time gold glove winners. the vote for them weren't close. at ward honors the best defenders at their positions. they won for the american league. but most agree that chapman is not only the best defender at third base, but the best at any position, including his manager, bob melvin. ♪ you can look at the statistics and deduce that matt chapman is one of the best defenders in the league, or you can watch and decide for yourself. >> watch chapman. matt chapman, aka chaptain america! >> the bare hand, strong arm. >> we're talking gold in them hills, boys, and that's matt chapman in full effect. >> his range, i've never seen an infielder, let alone a third baseman have that type of range. he plays so deep. he's so quick. he's got great arm strength. i've never seen anything like
it. >> reporter: it's understandable a manager would pump up his own player with a prestigious award at stage. initially melvin wasn't keen on the depth chapman prefers to play. it's deeper than most. third base coach matt williams assured the skipper all would be fine. >> i hate bunt hits, whether you have a lead and a guy leads off an inning and gets on via a bunt hit, that's a cheapie for me. i look over at matt during the game earlier in the season, get him in. he'd say he's got him. >> look how far he had to come. >> melvin grew confident in chapman's abilities after seeing him make play after play on balls many third basemen can't get to. >> he'll throw balls way based on the fact he plays so far away from third base. >> chapman wound up a little bit on that one. >> he's in a different position every time he gets the ball, but it's very unique. >> reporter: melvin doesn't need any assurance on what the announcement will be this year, and the next few seasons to come. >> i think he's going to win a
gold glove this year and have a stranglehold on that for quite a while because he's going to get better and better. 970 yards of total offense, ten total touchdowns, the saints/rams matchup lived up to all the expectations of the nfl's highest powered offenses. one team had to come out on top. drew brees was just on point. the saints are in celebration mode. 13 yards and benjamin watson and i guess he's cooking the baby? jared goff immediately threw an interception, leading to one of alvin kamara's three touchdowns. saints lead 35-17 at the break. the rams are going to get back, threw for 391 yards, four scores to cooper kupp, this game is tied at 35-35. the saints get a field goal and brees with his fourth touchdown pass, 72 yards to michael thomas. do you remember former saint joe horn 15 years ago, he pulled out a little cell phone, a flip phone underneath the goal post.
thomas paid homage to him. 45-35 new orleans on top. patrick mahomes had another great day for the chiefs. not too hard to do in cleveland. 375 yards and three scores for mahomes, one to kareem hunt for 50 yards through the defense. hunt had three touchdowns of his own to go with 141 all-purpose yards. this one from ten yards out. look just bouncing off defenders. chiefs win 37-21 and improve to 8-1. raiders face the chargers next, but philip rivers in l.a. in seattle today. seahawks down eight with seven seconds left. russell wilson on fourth and two going for the end zone, incomplete, but there's a flag. pass interference. seattle gets one last shot. no time left. wilson steps up in the pocket. his pass to david moore dropped. chargers win their fifth straight 25-17.
the final. so yes, the a's bringing home some hardware. two gold gloves. >> the russell wilson pass, what else can you do, you hit them right there, you're supposed to catch it. >> got to do your job, david moore. >> thanks, mindy. could "bow "look what she's accomplished... she authored the ban on assault weapons... pushed the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration."
california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate. california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
tonight on abc 7 news at 11:00, with election day just days away, we're taking a look at prop 8. it's a measure about dialysis centers. we talked to supporters and opponents about what some are calling the most contentious and confusing issue on the ballot. plus, scientist biggest awards night is happening in mountain view. we'll show you the special tribute to stephen hawking. queen has rocked the box office and now champions of the world. ♪ >> the biopic "bohemian rhapsody" is top ticket sales this weekend. reviews compared it to going to a concert and features many of the group's songs that have become anthems. >> you're having too much fun. it took $50 million, beating expectations. in a distant second "the nutcracker" and "know's fool" in the third slot, "a star is born"
brought in $11.1 million and rounding out the top five was "halloween." when we stopped the story, you stopped dancing and conducting, eric. >> sorry, what are you talking about? >> if only you could see. >> i don't know what she's talking about. i had a moderate affection for queen. we'll see you back here at 11:00. thank you for giving that away. >> it's endearing you to your audience. >> you first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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