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the typical path. rainy santa cruz is on the left. that's san rafael on the right. still dry for the most part for now. >> abc 7 news was in orinda today when pg&e crews removed trees near power lines. >> we want to make sure the vegetation is safe, we want to make sure it doesn't make contact with our lines. we're going above and beyond for safety. >> pg&e had plans to remove these trees anyway but it's good timing. tonight's storm has the potential for damaging winds and a high wind watch is currently in effect. annternationalrport. flight delays are averaging departures.nutes right now due >> let's bring in abc 7 news weather anchor spencer christian. >> here's a look at live doppler 7. you can see the bulk of the rainfall is still offshore.
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a lot of it is moving into the santa cruz mountains right now. there's rain pushing onto the peninsula coastline. i worked my way through some showers outside our studio a few minutes ago. it ranks 3 on the storm impact scale, a strong storm moving in tonight, continuing overnight and through part of the day today, bringing heavy rain at times, flooding on roadways, strong, gusting wind, dangerous surf. forecast animation starting at 7:00 p.m. shows waves of moderate to heavy rain moving through during evening hours. later tonight, more widespread, heavy rain with strong gusty wind continuing overnight and through the morning commute before it begins to taper off a little bit in the late morning to midday hours. i'll give you a closer look at the storm and others to follow in just a few minutes. >> spencer, thanks. today at noon caltrans shut down part of the highway 1 south of big sur because of the storm. the closure stretches 12 miles between mud creek and paul's
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slide. the road will reopen only when conditions are safe. this area experienced the biggest mudslide in caltrans history in may of last year. that's why the precautions. about 6 million cubic yards of debris came down onto highway 1. it created 2,400 new feet of shoreline and 15 acres of new land. highway 1 was closed for 14 months, reopening in july of this year. rain is also forcing caltrans to close a main artery to yosemite. 17 miles of highway 140 in mariposa county will be closed at least overnight. caltrans says its decision to protect drivers from potential mudslides and debris flow. a wildfire scorched that area back in july so mudslides are a real threat. the closure is set to begin tomorrow morning at 2:00 a.m. and could extend into friday, again, depending on on the weather. abc 7 news was in santa includes this morning as surfers took advantage of the big waves brought by the storm. we're under a high surf advisory right now. as the stronger storm bears down
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on the bay area, flooding is already happening, as a result of clogged drains in san jose. efforts to prevent that started last summer. however, falling leaves aren't the only culprit. abc 7 news reporter david louie is live in san jose after spending part of the day with maintenance crews. david? >> reporter: alma, one of the greatest risks that people can face, especially when driving, is standing water. it can cause a spinout or a car to stall out. homeowners, if they don't see standing water or moving water coming their way, can be in peril as well. that's why san jose has drain busters. falling leaves and storms don't mix well. that's because the leaves are very good at covering storm grades, clogging them and causing streets to flood. >> today i think i have seven calls already. so i've been going all over san jose and helping as many people as i can. >> reporter: that's when craig martinez steps in, or wades in might be a better description. his fast work was a relief to
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emily marzouk who noticed her street is flooding. when did you call them? >> this morning. there was a lot of floods in front of my house and the neighbors'. >> reporter: leaves can be one of several reasons why drains clog. >> decomposing leaves, dust and debris, dirt from people's gardens, that kind of thing. we do an extensive street sweeping program to keep that fine particulate off our street but some of it still makes its way in. >> reporter: san jose residents were in search of sandbags which the water district provide for free. how concerned are you with the storm that's coming? >> very concerned, because it's scary. >> reporter: the water district has also been trying to keep creation free of encampments. this is coyote creek which flooded two winters ago. 14,000 people were forced from their homes when a combination of factors caused the creek to overflow. preventive measures have been taken. >> we've put more monitors in the river, because you learn
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from the past. we have more gauges and so on, flood gauges. >> reporter: vigilance is very important, when mr. is the potential for flooding. drivers may not see standing water when a storm hits after dark. and homeowners may not be aware that water is rising rapidly. in san jose, david louie, abc 7 news. >> all right, david, threw. we're starting "abc 7 mornings" a half hour earlier than usual tomorrow, starting at 4:00 a.m. abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area which means we focus on improving issues like housing, transportation, and the economy. news that the oakland a's have chosen a site for their new stadium affects all three of those. >> we've always liked the idea of a waterfront downtownballpar. >> there's an opportunity to do something really special with that land, where the coliseum presently exists.
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>> and i'm optimistic because the a's are not just a commercial enterprise. they're a community enterprise. >> with above the the raiders and the warriors leaving, the a's are oakland's team. >> this is a big deal, obviously. there's a great deal to talk about. >> let's start with abc 7 news sports director larry beil. >> reason for excitement. we've been waiting on this for a while. for years the a's have said they cannot spend big money to put a great team on the field until they have a new stadium. now they're committed to spending big money, although we don't know exactly how much, on a ballpark at howard terminal to transform a neighborhood as well as a franchise. abc 7 sports anchor mindi bach has more. >> reporter: a's fans have heard about the ballpark plans before. a's president says today's revelation about the howard
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terminal site. >> we're getting great traction with the port, the county, the city. we're three-quarters of the way through with the port with the option agreement. >> reporter: even with all the negotiations between the a's, the county, the city, and the representatives from the howard terminal site go well, a's fans won't be able to enjoy that new ballpark until 2023. today, team management assured me they are making an investment in the team that fans will see this upcoming season. >> the plan is absolutely for us to use this ballpark for us to jump into the middle range of payrolls, to have a competitive median payroll in the league, in our game, so we can keep our players, keep this thing going year to year. >> reporter: conversely, the a's need their fans to invest in the team and they are going to do that if the organization continues its recent off-seas nt
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home attendance in the league over the past several years. >> the key thing is we're lining up the investments in the team with the investments in the ballpark to make sure there's this crescendo that you've seen with other clubs, because that's an important recipe for success. >> reporter: that success equates to bodies in the seats in the ballpark to help pay for it. mindi bach, abc 7 sports. >> there are a lot of moving parts to this proposal. among the most significant will be the environmental impact statement. former a's managing partner lou wolf said for years the cleanup costs of the howard terminal site were prohibitive. so we'll see. a's fans are cautiously optimistic. you won't have the b.a.r.t. access that you currently have at the present site but they have a very cool plan for a gondola to start oakland, then you walk a block or two, it sounds awesome. >> an experience in itself.
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>> if they can get it done. but there's a lot of stuff that has to be pleasured out. >> we'll have more in sports. thanks, larry, very much. the a's are i'm going toeye just six miles from the present stadium. >> it will probably attract expensive new housing. >> abc 7's eric thomas has more. >> reporter: we heard dave cavil say this is bigger than baseball. business owners here hope it's big you of in drive up their bottom lines. >> absolutely, more traffic for the square, for the downtown area, for all of oakland. >> reporter: that's what business owners chris and jana hope will happen at their business and other businesses at jack london square. >> we're excited that the and whether we wait. >> reporter: angela owns the
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oakland supply company. she's hoping a new stadium will funnel shoppers to her business. >> there is still a lack of as much foot traffic as we would like. we're excited for the stadium to come and make that connection to downtown oakland. >> reporter: mayor libby schaaf says that's the plan, if everything goes as it should. >> any major development is going to have ripple effects. and it is certainly our hope that those ripple effects are positive. >> reporter: they won't all be positive. having a b.a.r.t. station within a few minutes' walk will help. but already congested traffic on roads and highways will get worse. longshoremen fear that there will be fewer jobs for them. studies will have to determine whether the ground is contaminated from years of unloading ships. then there's housing. if history is any guide, a new stadium development will drive prices even higher. >> prices will go up.
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that's what happened at at&t park, we have all that beautiful housing around that area which was essentially industrial at one time. >> reporter: we were talking about there about the cost of living. there's one long term worry for business owners here at jack london square. that is, after the stadium is finished, will their rents go up as well? they're already rising for many folks, and that's having a ripple effect in keeping them in business. so for that, we'll have to wait and see. in oakland, at jack london square, eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> eric, thank you. george asked the question many of us have been wondering. where is the parking? >> yes. the current coliseum is surrounded by parking lots and has its own b.a.r.t. station. how easy would it be for baseball fans to get to a ballpark at the howard terminal site? >> a key question. abc 7 news anchor kristen sze shows us the options and the challenges. >> the proposed a's ballpark
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would be here at howard terminal. right on the water, great view and atmosphere. but how would you get there? driving won't beeasy, because interstates 880 and 980 are jammed up during commuter hours, you know that. the nearest freeway exists will leave you about nine blocks away. plus there's no parking nearby. there's talk of finding a lot on the other side of the port. but you probably would then have to shuttle over there from. t -- from there. the closest b.a.r.t. stations about a mile away, walkable but not for people with mobility issues or small kids. that's the distance between at&t park and b.a.r.t. but there they do have muni. another idea is not pie in the sky, but gondola in the sky, connecting the 12th street station with jack london square. a tram could carry up to 6,000 fans per hour, but that may not be enough capacity after the game. finally, there's the ferry and amtrak. both have stops nearby. but given the fan base being
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mostly from the east bay, those options may not serve the majority. kristen sze, abc 7 news. creating a new stadium is only one part of the a's plans. they also have ideas about what to do with the coliseum they'll leave behind. we'll explore those options, next. bay area bridge tolls are going up in the new year. but there's a way that you c
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complex is a big issue for city leaders. they've made it clear it must have a lasting impact on oakland. >> abc 7's lyanne melendez has more. >> reporter: oakland being so diverse, you know people will bring in an array of proposals. but the city, like you said, made it clear they wanted this to be meaningful for everyone here in oakland. after 52 years of owning the coliseum complex, both the city of oakland and alameda county say it's time to break up the marriage and sell. >> what we get is, we get out of the sports business. we have no business being in the sports business. >> reporter: that's alameda county supervisor nathan miley who favors selling the county's portion to the city so that oakland can negotiate directly with the a's organization. >> there was an appraisal done of the property maybe four years ago. it's appraised at $160 million. >> reporter: if the complex sold for that amount today, the county would get half minus what
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they still owe on the bond. $60 million each. the county would walk away with about $20 million. he says what is clear is the city and county's determination to make this deal with the a's work for oakland. >> there's going to be jobs. there's going to be housing. there's going to be people that are going to be employed to work at some of those facilities. >> reporter: coming up with a plan for the coliseum redevelopment will need the input of the community called deep east oakland. as we discovered residents here had different proposals. here is gris jones, founder of forever oakland. >> according to the plan voted on in 2015, that land's best usage is to have sports and football as the main anchor. we want to retain it for future football. >> reporter: daisy sanchez wants to see more housing. >> we have so many people living in the area. so cool, parks, something for oakland. >> reporter: meanwhile there is no question the oracle arena will still host major sporting
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events. sporting events and of course many concerts like the one that we have here. and that's why you see so many cars behind me. now, construction on the coliseum to my right or behind me, began in 1962. and it was that new, shiny coliseum back then that helped lurp t lure the oakland a's from kansas city. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> lyanne, thank you very much. the a's are hosting an open house between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m. at the team's headquarters located in jack london square at 55 harrison street. and tell us what you think now. use the the #betterbayarea on social media to share your thoughts on the proposed new ballpark and how it could change oaan>> whave l of weaer news to talk about tonight. >> a really strong storm is coming in. >> as strong as we've seen in a while, ranks 3 on the storm impact scale, that's
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significant. we have pockets in the bay area right now. the storm is moving from the southwest, so the south bay is getting rain generally before other areas. but we've had a couple of localized downpo in san francisco in the last couple of hours. this is the view from the abc 7 exploratorium camera. there are a few isolated showers here already in the central part of the bay area. temperature readings right now, low 60s in san francisco, oakland, and mountain view. upper 50s in half moon bay. this is the view from the east bay hills camera looking westward. looks calm over the bay at the moment. 57 in santa rosa, low 60s napa and san rafael. 62 in concord. 58 in livermore. this is how the embarcadero center looks, looking in that direction from our rooftop camera here at abc 7. strong storm moves in tonight, continues during the morning hours tomorrow. it will be raining and windy during the commute for sure. the storm ranks 3 on the storm
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impact scale, so for tonight and tomorrow morning we can expect periods of heavy rainfall, flooding on roadways, thunder, hail, and possibly for sure we'll see dangerous surf as the waves have elevated already. this is our forecast animation starting at 7:00 this evening, at which point we'll see waves of moderate and heavy rain moving through the bay area, continuing into the late night hours. around midnight we'll see widespread areas of moderate to heavy rain, even thunderstorms mixed in. strong, gusty wind. that pattern continues through the morning commute. although it doesn't look like at the beginning of the morning commute the rain will be widespread. it will be broken into pockets. but it may intensify and spread more widely by 9:00 a.m. by midday we'll see the storm beginning to move out of the bay area, producing snow in the sierra. we may get some partial clearing in the skies by mid-afternoon tomorrow. we're projecting that rainfall totals here in the bay area by 5:00 tomorrow afternoon will range from just under an inch at san jose to well over an inch of
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rain in other locations. we'll get a pretty good soaking from this storm. speaking of soaking, a flash flood watch is in effect from 10:00 tonight until 10:00 tomorrow morning in the areas to our north, flash flooding possible in those areas. on we go to look at this wind advisory which is in effect for modifi most of the bay area, winds gusting up to 45 miles per hour at the peak of the gust. we have a high surf advisory in effect. i mentioned the growing wave heights earlier. right now they're at about 11 to 13 feet. they'll get higher. strong rip currents are possible along with beach erosion. winter storm warning in effect in the sierra until 4:00 a.m. some locations will see two to three feet of snow. tomorrow, conditions seven-day forecast, we get a break from the rain on friday, although another storm moves in late that o ran 1 storm y. impact scale. it will bring cold showers.
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we're in a stormy pattern right now. >> certainly are, thanks, spencer. the legends of california. coming up next, w
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mayor ed lee. what do they have in common? they're all about to be inducted into california's hall of fame for achievements that, quote, transcended the boundaries of their field. the eight honorees include joan baez, robert redford, biophysical chemist arlene blum, the first black tv journalist in the west, elva davis, who reported for decades in the bay area. and a dear friend of ours. and award winning chef thomas keller, owner of the french laundry. two inductees will be po posthumously. ed lee, the former mayor of san francisco, who died last december from cardiac arrest. he was the first asian-american to serve as the city's mayor. the induction ceremony will take place on tuesday.
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nancy pelosi is a step closer to being speaker of the house again. today the san francisco democrat easily won her party's nomination. >> it was so inspiring to hear my colleagues place my name in nomination. once again, for speaker of the house. >> the vote was 203-32 with three blank ballots and one absent. the 78-year-old will now try to return to the speaker's chair she held from 2007 to 2010. both parties will participate in the final vote on january 3rd. this month we spent two straight weeks under spare the air alerts because of smoke burning. >> the smoke has cleared but the problems may not be over. and spencer will be back with an update on the forecast.
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the strongest of our storms arrives tonight. you can see it approaches on live doppler 7. and it will stay around through the morning commute. let's goodbye to spencer
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christian. he'll explain where it will rain and how much where you live. spencer? >> you can see on live doppler 7 the bulk of the storm is moving into the south bay right now. the most widespread rain will hit there first and then move northward and eastward. tonight and tomorrow morning we can expect heavy rainfall, strong gusty wind, possibly some thunderstorms and dangerous surf. forecast animation taking us into the late night and overnight hours shows how powerful those storms will be. the areas of orange and red indicate powerful, heavy downpours, continuing into the morning commute. i'll have a look at the full forecast in a minute, ama. >> thank you, spencer. remember, this is one of several features you can use on our abc 7 news app. you can customize it so you just get the forecast where you live. an investigative report released tonight indicates there may be longer term effects from that heavy wildfire smoke two weeks ago than we thought or
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hoped. abc 7 news reporter wayne freedman has more. >> reporter: that widespread smoke from the camp fire is gone but questions remain. >> we had the worst air in the world. and we wanted to know, is this just going to be a problem for us right now? or is this going to be a problem that we're going to be dealing with for months and years after the fact? >> reporter: today, investigative reporter eric blanz published a report that's not encouraging. >> the fire is contained, the smoke is gone, but people are still going to the emergency room. >> reporter: he studied nine north bay hospitals following last year's tubbs fire. the yellow lines show how three months later, emergency rooms reported an average sustained 20% increase in both respiratory problems and cardiac issues. if this i wtth in after tfire? >> talking about asthma. we're talking about difficulty
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breathing. we're talking about heart attacks. we're talking about strokes. >> i think we're still seeking to understand what the long term impacts of that are. pi wouldn't say to you that thee isn't anything to be worried about. >> reporter: this doctor from the santa rosa memorial hospital notes that as of now, with the smoke cleared, they're experiencing a normal november. however he and others worry about the long term effects of that smoke and structure-related toxins that smoke may have contained. >> this is cumulative. there's a lot we don't know about what all of these fires are going to do to our health. >> reporter: worth mentioning, this report was statistical, not scientific. other factors may come into play. three months after the tubbs fire, cold and flu season began which may impact emergency room visits. wayne freedman, abc 7 news. in the meantime, the butte county town of paradise is taking the first steps to rebud om the camp fire and rise from the rubble and ashes
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as repair crews today work to restore power. there is an army of pg&e crews and other workers in the fire zone supported by a huge base camp. some crews cleaned up burned power lines and benefdebris. others replaced miles and miles of lines trying to get some power restored. state emergency officials today give a bleak assessment. >> you look at a community, a community you live in. if you lost your entire community, what would it look like if every home was on the ground, every business was on the ground? that's really what we have here in paradise. >> a local realtor's association has begun assessing the catastrophic property damage here. there will be 14,000 homes lost. people who understand the market say it will take decades to recover. but they resolve still to rebuild. new developments on a homeless encamenaakla judge has constitutionally prevent the
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city from removing the encampment. homeless women walk the gates at night for protection. the judge said the ruling was not a reflection on whether the city should remove them but is based on whether the constitution can legally prevent it. it's unclear where the women will go. abc 7 news has learned about a blistering letter to san francisco police chief william scott in president wake of recent department promotions. many of its members of union leadership say they believe the process is, quote, flawed. abc 7 news reporter vic lee has the details. >> reporter: the letter from the police union was sent to chief william scott after the department released a list of promotions a couple of weeks ago. it says many officers consider the process unfair and illegal, that there's a lack of transparency. the letter summed it up this way. some members are angry, discouraged, and demoralized which adversely affects morale.
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>> i've never seen it this bad since i've been in the department, which is 25 years. >> reporter: tony montoya heads the police officers association. >> i've never seen the department jump around so much to pick up certain candidates over others.r:roti sergeants, lieutenants, and captains are based on civil service exams. race and gender cannot be considered. but in certain cases the chief can factor in special skill sets, something called secretary criteria. >> different sets of experiences, different sets of training, different background, different cultural competencies. >> reporter: that's what many in the rank and file object to. they want promotions based solely on how well candidates do on the exam. >> forget the secondary criteria. like i said, it gives more legitimacy and merit to the testing process. >> it's disappointing, and i get that. but also, we do have rules that we follow, and they're there for a reason. >> reporter: the secondary criteria, the chief argues, gives more depth to the promotional process. some officers believe it also
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creates room for nepotism. >> they're asking for the department to be transparent with the promotional process. they don't feel that's happening right now. >> reporter: montoya says he'll meet with his members in two weeks to discuss their concerns and figure out their next step. vic lee, abc 7 news. a familiar scam is circulating in the south bay. but it's not fooling as many as before. >> next, what to watch out for. a chief starts draining a woman's bank
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about tresiba®. [ bell ringing ] u.s. stocks saw the biggest gain in eight months today after hints that the fed might not raise interest rates again. the dow surged nearly 618 points, ending at 25,366. the nasdaq rose about 209. the s&p jumped more than 61 points. leading tonight's bay area business watched, money raised during yesterday's giving tuesday facebook campaign set records for the company. people donated more than $125 million to various social causes and campaigns through the social
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networking platform. that's nearly triple 2017's amount when $45 million was raised. google's ceo sundar pichai will testify next wednesday before the house judiciary committee. pichai refused to testify earlier this year when twitter and facebook addressed congress. lawmakers are expected to question him about the allegation that google is stifling conservative views in search results. with more victims contacting the santa clara county district attorney's office. >> you might get something in the mail, a phone call or an e-mail from the scammer, typically abroad, an international person. >> reporter: the person on the other end says you won the lottery or a sweepstakes. however, in order to collect the prize you must wire money to
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cover fees and taxes. the elderly are typically targeted. >> they come from an earlier generation where people just didn't do this to each other. so they're a little more vulnerable, maybe a little more gullible. we really like to look out for these people. >> reporter: recently an 81-year-old man from morgan hill became a victim. he sent $54,000 after being told he had won a $2 million prize. in this case, detectives were able to track where he had wired the money and then follow a trail from los angeles to a new york middleman to get most of it back. >> we were somewhat lucky in this case because he had reported this immediately to local law enforcement. >> reporter: the district attorney's office has seen nearly two dozen similar cases since september and says more seniors are now willing to speak out about being scammed. >> the last thing we want is for these elders to lose their nest egg during their golden years to a scammer like this, because chances are we're not going to be able to get the money back. >> reporter: in san jose, chris
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nguyen, abc 7 news. the strongest storm of the week is moving into the bay area right now. >> spencer is tracking it and another storm behind it. ♪thisi'm gonna let it shine. ♪ it's energy saving time, ♪ i'm gonna reduce mine. ♪ californians all align ♪ to let our great state shine. ♪ let it shine, ♪ the power's ours to let it shine! ♪
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we are taking a live look at some bay area bridges right now. tolls will be going up by $1 on january 1st at all local bridges except the golden gate. the increase was approved by voters in june and comes with a bigger incentive for people to carpool during peak hours. >> that discount for carpoolers actually is going to be a $4 discount, $3 carpool rate versus a $7 peak hour toll. >> the metropolitan transportation commission is expected to rubber stamp the increase next month. the higher to also will be collected despite two lawsuits trying to block the increase. however, the money will be put in an escrow account and left untouched until those lawsuits are resolved. if plaintiffs win, the drivers. well, with the holidays upon
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us, a lot of us are moving bank cards. >> yes, make sure you're the only one charging on your account. a san francisco woman says her bank alerted her to fraud but in the end she had to pay the scammer's bill. >> tough. 7 on your side's michael finney stepped in to help the situation and has good advice for all of us. >> this is an interesting case. she was shaken up first by having her identity stolen, then watching someone drank her bank account. first, she says the bank made her approve it really was a scam. >> it was surreal. it felt very surreal. how could this be happening? >> reporter: sarah feeney was at work when bank of america called. >> we suspect some fraudulent activity on your debit card. >> reporter: the bank flagged at $372 charge as a possible fraud. >> i said, no, i did not authorize this charge, i don't recognize this company. >> reporter: she was still on the phone as more charges came in. >> somebody kept charging, as long as they could. and i said, no, none of those
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are my charges, i have not authorized any of those charges. and they said, okay, we'll take them off your charge. >> reporter: she was relieved the bank was on alert, protecting her money. until it didn't. >> several days later then i looked on my bank activity again. >> reporter: and there it was, the original fraudulent charge of $372 was still on her account. >> and i was completely confused and bewildered. >> reporter: sarah went right to the bank and filed a claim to get that money back. >> i just thought, okay, someone must have made a mistake, and i'm sure they'll take care of it. >> reporter: then the shock. her bank said no, she must have authorized that charge herself. >> none of it made any sense. >> reporter: after all, it was the bank that alerted her to the fraud. >> somebody took my money under their watch and now the burden, they put the burden on me to olen. that thatst >> reporter: sarah had no way to prove a crime. >> i felt so helpless and
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discouraged and many people suggested, call 7 on your side. >> reporter: we contacted bank of america. it reopened her case and restored that money. >> i was thankful to 7 on your side. and the people that advocated for me. >> you're welcome. now, we asked bank of america several times for a statement about what happened in the case. it didn't respond to the question except to say it refunded her account. >> wow. >> thanks, michael, good job. we need to check on this weather again because that storm is approaching. >> yeah, it's a strong one. 3 i think on the impact scale, right, spencer? >> correct. we upgraded it from 2 in the last hour. you can see on live doppler 7 it is raining already in some spots. the storm ranks 3, strong intensity for tonight and tomorrow morning. we can expect periods of heavy rain, flooding on roadways, thunder and hail may be mixed with the storm and dangerous surf is developing already. rainfall potential from the storm as of 5:00 tomorrow afternoon, we think most
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locations will see anywhere from an inch to inch and a half of rainfall across the bay area. look at rain chances over the next seven days. 100% chance tomorrow, 90% chance on saturday, 70% chances next tuesday or wednesday. we've got a rather unsettled pattern of wet weather coming our way. we'll get a break from tomorrow's storm. and then another storm develops late friday night into saturday. we get drying out on sunday or monday. we get weaker storms next tuesday and wednesday, and on it goes. we need the rain, bring it on. >> 100% tomorrow, it will rain. >> it will rain. rain. rain. we can say that ews othe a's st. >> that's less than 100%, but they're optimistic. more on the's park, plus steve kerr just mailed the call, we know whe
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good evening. the warriors are about to start a five-game road trip. there was the hope that steph curry might return for the game tomorrow in toronto. not happening. but curry will be back for saturday in detroit. head coach steve kerr made the announcement tonight in canada. the warriors are 5-5 in curry's absence. if it were up to steph, he would suit up tomorrow. he's frustrated he won't be able to play. the decision comes down to dr.
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rick selebrini. >> he's got great memories of being here when dell was climbing the rafters. he's dying to play. we rely heavily on rick. rick is really good at his job. >> they're going to be overly cautious with steph curry, especially this early in the season. ever since dave cavil took over as president of the a's, he's been talking about a new stadium, not just a piece of concrete that will last 30 or 40 years and then get torn down. he's talking about an iconic structure like a funny way park or where i -- fenway park. that's the dream. the a's have one of the lowest payrolls in baseball. despite that, they have the fourth best record in the league. an exciting core of talent.
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today the gm said to build for tomorrow they've got to compete today. >> we know going into a new ballpark you have to build a team that can sell. and you have to -- we have to take the momentum from 2018 to the years between now and 2023 and continue to be competitive. we think with this ballpark on our horizon, there's an opportunity for that. we want to have a competitive median payroll in our league, in the game, so that we can keep our players, keep this thing going year to year. >> the key thing is that we're lining up the investments in the team with the investments in the ballpark to make sure there's a crescendo that you see with a lot of these other clubs, whether the warriors or the niners when they opened levi stadium, that's important recipe for success. sharks and maple leafs, tonight toronto 2 for 2 on the power play.
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auston matthews been out with a shoulder injury, matthews 11 goals in 12 games. check out mitch marnor, gets a new stick and sets up john tavares. second period, three for three, it's paddy marlo, the former shark has a goal. right now they're in the third periods of time and the majorel leafs are leading 4-2. haley jones is a senior at san jose, happens to be the top women's basketball recruiter in the country. today was decision day. >> i've chosen to attend stanford university. [ cheers and applause ] prospect to pick stanford since 2010. stanford's recruiting class now ranks number 2 in the country. she's 6-1, ten rebounds, four
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assists. she said growing up in the area helped with this decision. >> i think the reason i chose stanford is because of the relationship with the coaches and the history i've had with them going to their women's basketball camps as a little girl and looking up to their players. around the time they were doing nerd nation, that's always stuck with me in the back of my mind. i felt so comfortable with the coaching staffs. that's where my heart finally lied. >> good for her, now she gets to enjoy a great program and one of the top schools in the country. >> good for her. thanks, larry. join us tonight at 9:00 on cable channel 713 and right here for abc 7 news at 11:00. we'll closely watch the strong storm as it sweeps across the bay area. meteorologist sandhya patel will show you exactly where tfa>>o p. weiv along the coast for conditions getting worse by the hour. tonight on abc 7 news, starting at 8:00, catch "the
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goldbergs," at 9:30, "single parents," followed by "a million little things." then stay with us for abc 7 news at 11:00. >> that is our report for now. as always, we appreciate your time. look for breaking news any time you wish on the abc 7 news app. >> for all of us here, thanks for joining us.
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♪ this is "jeopardy!" please welcome today's contestants-- a data scientist from san francisco, california... a law clerk from chicago, illinois... and our returning champion-- a pediatric dentist from durham, north carolina... whose 2-day cash winnings total... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"--alex trebek! [ applause ] thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. i have two wishes for today's program.
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one--that we have a good game. two--that we have an easier final jeopardy! than the past two days. adriana, andrew, welcome. dylan, good to see you again. here we go into the first round of play which contains one daily double in one of these categories, starting off with... next... sounds easy. and finally... - dylan. - 5-letter words for $200. [ beep ] and that would be a lunge. 5-letter for $400. andrew. - what is a hound? - hound, right you are. 5-letter words for $600, please.


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