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sky 7 spotted this sign on the san mateo bridge for the morning commute, high winds on bridge. and wind gusts brought down trees and left this car is a broken back windshield. santa cruz police tweeted these pictures. team coverage on the weather and upcoming celebrations. >> let's begin with weather anchor spencer christian. >> skies will be clear but the wind continues to be rather gusty and it is getting chilly out there. let me give you a current windt gusts across the region. surface gusts at 24 miles per hour. 33 at livermore. 22 in san francisco and in hayward. in the higher elevations it is gustier. the strong wind condition resulted in a wind advisory in effect for the mountain and hills for the bay area above 1,000 feet until 10:00 tomorrow morning. wind gusts in the higher elevations could reach 60 to 70 miles per hour producing the possibility of downed trees and power lines our new year's eve. not quite hour-by-how but
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two-hour forecast, 8:00, 10:00 and midnight, skies will remain clear. temperature here in the city dropping down to about 41 degrees, 41 in the inland areas, close to 40 in fact, feeling colder than that because of the strong wind. near the bay and the coast we will see temperatures in the low to mid 40s at that hour. that is what it will be like for the fireworks display. i will show you what to expect beyond that in a few minutes. dan and kristen. >> spencer, thank you. so the wind has calmed somewhat since this morning, but it is still whipping in downtown san francisco. it presented some challenges for the crews preparing for the fireworks for tonight's new year's eve show. "abc 7 news" reporter jobina fortson is live on the embarcadero with a look for us. jobina. >> reporter: it is still rather breezy down here as you mentioned, kristen, but not enough to stop the show. it will go on at midnight, but it was quite a process to get everything set up. the wind was out in full force along the embarcadero new year's
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eve whether you liked it -- >> it is fine. we're from scotland. >> reporter: or not. >> it is crazy. >> reporter: it is the kind of wind that won't let your hair stay in place, or a barge loaded with pounds of fireworks in the bay. >> it is a bit windier than normal, chop pi i guess you would say. our barge, our launch platform is moving around quite a bit. >> reporter: jeff thomas and his team are pushing through the elements. >> so the racks over here, these are the orange ones, those are five-inch. >> reporter: they're getting the fireworks ready to blast over the embarcadero for the big new year's eve show. the barge is rocking enough to get someone motion sickness. thomas says they may use two boats instead of one to hold it in place about 1,000 feet out from pier 14. >> we coordinate with the coast guard. we want to keep it in that position. it is the optimal position. if we feel we need to move it because of the wind, then we'll do so. >> reporter: thomas says wind shouldn't impact the 15-minute show that is set to feature around
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midnight. >> i remember last year different friends came down and said it was phenomenal. >> reporter: the fire department will be at the show hoping to enjoy it like everyone else. their primary concern is recreational use. >> with the winds, if you do use fireworks those embers or those byproducts could carry off into your neighbor's yard. >> reporter: it is illegal and could cause a fire, so be safe and have a happy new year, everyone. we are starting to get into the spirit down here. the vendors are out as are the barricades. make sure to bundle up, everyone. that fireworks show will last for 15 minutes this evening. reporting from the embarcadero, jobina fortson, "abc 7 news." >> looks like it will be great, jobina. thank you. spokes people for different emergencncies stopped by "abc 7 news" this morning to get the word out that they are working together to ensure a fun and safe new year's eve. san francisco police say they will have a heavy presence, bot
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whether it be police officers in plain clothes, we are going to be in and around those crowds, making sure that nothing goes badly. >> the department of emergency management has set up a dedicated text alert line for new year's eve. by texting nyesf to 888-777, you'll be enrolled to receive any critical safety information relating to new year's eve in san francisco. of course, if you see something, say something. security will be tight as people pack into new york city's times square to ring in 2019 tonight. for the first time, the nypd plan to use drones to monitor the crowd, but it is raining so they cancelled the plans. ousas of nypdeye on the crowd ay do every year. tonight can include a certain amount of trepidation in places where illegal fireworks and gunfire have become the norm
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on new year's eve. "abc 7 news" reporter laura anthony is live in oakland with a look at the risks for everyone involved. laura. >> reporter: hi, dan. it is all quiet here now, but oakland police do plan to be out in force tonight. nose who live here though and who have lived through past new year's eves here in oakland know that it can be a good night to stay inside. it happens every year in east bay cities like oakland and as shown as in video in san leandro, where last year on new year's eve a woman was struck and injured by a stray bullet from celebratory gunfire. >> it can cause serious injury if not death. >> reporter: oakland police department spokesperson jonna watson says there will be extra patrols in are kwnstrouble spot >> if you a driving under thein enforcing, that marst, at means jail time. also, we're looking for celebratory gunfire.
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>> reporter: oakland will also utilize technology like shot spotter to isolate and identify the source of gunfire. >> there usually is a bunch of fireworks and gunshots. >> reporter: and oakland resident salvador hernandez knows well the dangers of reason dom gunfire given a close call for his brother years ago in los angeles. >> there was one time it actually shot through my parents' wall and it missed my brother by about a good six inches. >> reporter: given the reality of new year's past, many residents told us they do not plan to celebrate the arrival of 2019 outside. >> first of all, i never know whether or not the fireworks ar get ll be fl enfor to duind g the fireworks, but they
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also want to remind people that if folks want to see fireworks, san francisco is putting on a spectacular show tonight. in oakland, laura anthony, "abc 7 news." >> leave it to the pros is the best advice, laura. thanks so much. here is a question. are you staying in or going out for new year's eve? >> tonight's live poll at is up and running. you can see the results that have come in at the bottom of the screen. when we started it was 50/50. >> many of you are now saying we're staying in. only 5% are going to put on the coat, get out in the wind. >> it is cold and windy and cozy inside. >> you can watch it right here on abc 7. share your plans with us. go to >> we would love to hear what you're doing. >> if you are staying in, stay with abc 7. at 8:00 p.m. starts "dig clark's prime time new year's rockin
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eve." >> it returns at 11:30 with the countdown to midnight and you can stream the san francisco firework show live through the "abc 7 news" app or on the website, and stay with us tomorrow. starting at 8:00 a.m. we will have live coverage of the 2019 rose parade here on abc 7. >> after all of the fireworks are done and the partying, tomorrow is the day new laws take effect, including no more plastic straws in restaurants unless requested and a boost in the minimum wage. there also will be a change in pet stores you should know about. here is "abc 7 news" aunkor dion lim. >> she is now about six months old and she is absolutely persalovdance. great >>olb t lop-eared bunny is one of the small pets petco takes in from shelters and rescues to be adoesn'ted. >> they were pioneers in this. >> come january 1st, ot pet stores have to follow suit. california becomes the first
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sales ofrabbs,s ashe come from a shelter or rescue. marigold came from the nonprofit rabbit rescue which worked with congress to get bunnies included in the legislation. >> we were obviously really thrilled our efforts paid off. >> the law is designed to cut down on deceptive seals practices. the spca estimates there are more than 10,000 puppy mills across the country. the law will ease the pressure on shelters that simply can't house them all. >> quite often they are dumped or abandoned or, you know, possibly escape. they end up in shelters and there's overcrowding in the lifornia. especially in southern eporter:tores will be required to keep records of where animals come from and maintain health records. more than 200 cities in america like san francisco already have similar laws in place. you will still be able to purchase an animal from a breeder or online and through private sales. animal rights advocates still encourage doing your due
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diligence first. >> if you are interested in adopting marigold she is still available at the petco. you can learn more information about her and other rescues at our website, in san francisco, dion lim, "abc 7 news." >> how cute is that? well, the south bay right now is home to the college football playoff. next, we will show you the transformations underway. . i'm michael finney. there are times when your insurance company is no longer allowed to cancel your homeowner's insurance. we'll talk about that. "7 on your side" is coming up. . fires were just some of the big stories this year. tonight, we'll look back
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may it is set to be the biggest sporting event in the south bay since superbowl l, the college football playoff national championship is just one week away and preparations are taking on a new urgency. so is a big cleanup. "abc 7 news" reporter david louie looks at the flurry of activities. >> reporter: potentially tens of thousands of fans are flying in for the game, so united airlines added service from greenville, birmingham and atlanta to san francisco international. those arriving to san jose will be treated to freshened freeways. cal trans crews all week will be sweeping highway 87 in the vicinity of the airport, a step which people embrace. >> any city in their right mind anyway is going to clean up and >> reporter: contracalre bus p plaza gathering
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spot for game fans where stage hands are erecting a huge complex for espn. however, windngebris and strippg leaves and bar o trees. the college football play improve foundation was setting up headquarters at a downtown hotel. in butte county, 13 schools are damaged or destroyed. >> everyone knows a teacher, has a sister or a friend or, you know, a husband that's a teacher. we just hope they will be able to recognize our message and hope they will support what we're doing here. >> reporter: the two college football playoff fans left astop espn's billboard in downtown san jose could use support, too. it is getting chilly up there, but ross and voland are determined to stay up until monday's name. might get of much-needed love f fans and players. >> fan central will be available
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free to bay area residents with bands, cheerleaders and lots of activities. in san jose, david louie, "abc 7 news." new developments. pg&e has responded to questions about its role in the deadly camp fire in butte county. a federal judge ordered the utility to provide, quote, an accurate and complete statement of the role, if any, of pg&e in causing the wildfire. the first flames fire crews spotted were directly under an active pg&e high tension power line. pg&e released a statement a short time ago saying it will post its response on the corporate website shortly. the state attorney general says pg&e could face criminal charges if it is found responsible for starting the wildfire. more than one year after the north bay fires, home owners in the fire zone are still getting notices that their fire insurance is being cancelled. >> insult to injury, right? "7 on your side" michael finney is here searching for solutions to try to help those folks out. >> we hear about thiste often. the state legislature recently passed a bill protecting
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homeowners from such cancellations for one year after a state of emergency is declared. but as we have learned in the past, after one year, anything can happen. jackie and chaum enjoy life in the secluded town of occidental. he is a retired firefighter for alameda county. >> if it is going to byrne, it is going to burn. if the weather is right, it is going to go. >> reporter: liberty mutual sent them a notice their homeowner's insurance would not be renewed after 30 years. it is the second cancellation notice they received from liberty mutual in one year's time. >> i didn't want to have to go through this again. i just wanted thibe settled. >> reporter: both times they contacted "7 on your side" and we contacted liberty. each time liberty agreed to reinstate them, but this this w than likely happen to you again
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next year. >> reporter: liberty mutual also cancelled the policy of this homeowner in forestville. like them, this was the second straight year liberty tried to cancel her policy. she asked us not to use her name. each time liberty backed off after "7 on your side" contacted them. despite being renewed, both homeowners in this story worked with a broker to find another insurance carrier but at a higher rate. christopher mccloy runs a company which connects consumers to insurance brokers. >> it really doesn't matter what you have done individually on your home to mitigate your danger. if the insurance company doesn't like the risk for that entire area, you are being non-renewed. >> reporter: the whole situation irritates tom. >> to be able to pick and because we're in a fire area, it just doesn't seem appropriate.
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there's got to be some margin in there. if you want to raise the rates, fine. but to completely cancel? >> reporter: as we mentioned, a new law bars insurance companies from cancelling homeowners' insurance for one year after a state of emergency is declared. that gives homeowners time to make other arrangements and insure insures a policy won't be cancelled before a claim is paid. liberty mutual tells us its policy has not changed since it gave us this upcoming statement a year ago. unfortunately, due to california's significant wildfire exposure, we have taken the difficult but necessary step to responsibly manage our overall exposure to wildfire. this strategy is necessary to safeguard our ability to pay policyholders' homeowner claims. >> more to come on this. >> yes. >> thanks, michael. >> thank you, michael, very much. all right. it is windy and cold out there. >> yes. so bundle up if you are heading out to see fireworks. here is spencer with more on the
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wind. >> that's good advice. it will be a clear skies so you will see the fireworks but it will be chilly and windy. here is a lookt live doppler 7. you can see clear skies with hardly a cloud around. a nice view from sutro tower, matter of farkt. currently readings are in the low 50s in san francisco, oakland, mountain view and san jose and morgan hill, which is below 50 at 49 degrees. here is the view at half moon bay where it is calm, chilly and breezy as most locations are right now. in fairfield we have low 50s in concord and livermore. one more live view from our camera. you can see the breeze blowing on the embarcadero. window and chilly with gusty d with the in the higher temperatures dropping down to or below freezing. a chance of rain developing this weekend under milder conditions. a wind advisory is in effect for
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the bay area mountains and hills, elevations above 1,000 feet until 10:00 tomorrow morning. gusts could reach 70 miles per hour in the higher elevations. that, of course, could produce down trees, power lines and even power outages. until 9:00 tonight the wind advisory is in effect for the bay shoreline, coastal areas and most low-lying areas, even in those areas it will be gusty and chilly. here is the wind gust animation taking us into the late night hours. around midnight or so, we will see gusts between 25 to 30 miles per hour in many locations. overnight we will see an increase in wind in some spots, especially towards the delta around fairfield or so. but as we get into the mid morning hours approaching midday, we will see the wind tapering off and silgettling in most locations but still breezy. overnight lows dropping into the low to mid 30s in the inland valleys including the south bay. around the bay, lows in the upper 30s to near 40. lakeport and ukiah will see lows dropping into the mid to upper 20s.
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tomorrow, sunny skies with breezy conditions and seasonably cool. we will see high temperatures in the mid 50s just about every locations, 54 to about 56 degrees most everywhere. the next chance of range will be over the weekend. about a 30% chance on sundaturd and 50% on sunday. on the storm impact scale, the approaching storm ranks one, a storm of light intensity but could produce wet conditions in some spots. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. let me be one of the first to wish you happy new year, tomorrow being the first day of 2019. those years fly by, don't they? wednesday morning and thursday morning will be quite cold, colder than tomorrow morning. we will see temperatures bounce back to a more seasonable range on friday with the incoming light storm over the weekend. i say light because most areas will receive low rainfall total but some areas will get a good soaking. >> it is a one at the moment but it could change? >> it is a one at the moment but
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it could boost tonend more moisture developing in the system. >> stay tuned is what he is saying. >> stay tuned, exactly. traders are delighted and relieved to bring this year to a close. next, a look at how much the stock market has lost since last january. >> more news, more weather, more local hot topics. "abc 7 news" at 11:00 a.m. is expanding to a full hour and we are calling it "midday live." very excited about it. >> where kristen sze we should point out. >> and rosie, my awesome colleagues who join us every we
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the stock market ended a tough year on a positive note. today the dow gained 265 points, the nasdaq added 55 and the s&p went up by 21. look how the market has done over the whole year. even with today's gains, the dow is down more than 5% since january. it actually is humming along relatively well until the last few weeks. this is stock'sin the 2018 are food banks have little to celebrate as they ring in the new year. according to our latest check, the second harvest food bank in santa clara county is $5 million behind its fundraising goals.
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the san francisco marin food bank is $2 million short. the alameda county food bafrpg $273,000 behind its cost. the contra costa food down $250,000. >> it is a huge shortfall and we need the community support right now more than ever. help us fill this fundraising gap so we can continue to provide these critical services to the people that we serve all throughout our community. >> you know, they've been helping people of butte county after the fire, too. >> of course. >> so the need is great. the alameda county community food bank like so many others locally generates half to two-thirds of the annual fundraising during the holidays. this is the time they hope to count you and the generous people out there. >> absolutely. only makes m toe g diffehe food ndreds ofhousands ofting paid. coming up next, a look at when lawmakers will get back to work
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"abc 7 news." we are now in double digits. the federal government shutdown has gone ten days and counting. mistration, the trump w suing administration, that's making almost half a million of them work without pay. >> yeah, the shutdown will continue into the new year with no deals so far between president trump and the democrats to fund the government or the border wall. >> abc news reporter denyeth moton has the latest from washington. >> reporter: today house democrats made public their plan to reopen the government, but the top gop leader said he won't introduce something the president wouldn't sign. both the senate and house were briefly in session on the last day of 2018. most of congress is still out of town, no deal in sight to end the partial government shut down. president trump on fox business. >> a lot of people are looking to get their paycheck so i'm ready to go when they want.
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>> reporter: once house democrats take control, they will move to approve bills, the second will include homeland security but not the border call. it was said that the president is using the government shutdown to force an ineffective wall on the people. >> we are not giving up. we have to have border security, and the wall is a big part of border security, the ig aboutest part. >> reporter: from twitter to phone calls, sources say the president has been working to reassure political allies and conservative pundits he is not backing down. gop ally lindsey graham said he and trump discussed making deals. >> i know there are democrats out there that would be willing to provide money for wall border security if we could deal with the daca population. >> reporter: for now, the stalemate continues. >> the president has to move. i mean interestingly when you look back at past presidents who have lost badly in mid terms, all of them understood their base wasn't enough and they
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decided to go towards consensus and go towards compromise. >> reporter: the union representing more than 400,000 federal workers is now suing the federal government. the lawsuit alleges the government is violating the law by forcing the employees to work without pay. kenneth moton, abc news, washington. massachusetts senator elizabeth warren is taking the first step towards launching a widely-anticipated campaign for the presidency. >> no matter what our differences, most of us want the same thing, to work hard, play by the same set of rules, and take care of the people we love. that's the america i'm fighting for and that's why today i am launching an exploratory committee for president. >> she is hoping her reputation as a populace fighter could help her navigate a democratic field that could include nearly two dozen candidates. there are rumors kamala harris
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and bill steyer could enter the race. >> we'll see. a tax break for tesla buyers is going away. the federal government's $7,500 tax credit will be cut in half. it is fazing out once an automaker sells 2,000 electric cars, a milestone tesla reached this year. happening at 9:33 tonight, an unexpected bonus from the space craft that showed us our first pictures of pollute owe. after that encounter, scientists redirected new horizons towards a small object maybe 20 miles in diameter that we did not know existed until a few years ago. here is "abc 7 news" reporter wayne freedman on tonight's close encounter. >> reporter: a few pixels sharpened on the last day of 2018, the early stuff an aapproaching astronomical frenzy. >> we have never been not surprised before. >> i hate to have expectation because when i have an expectation it is exceeded. >> reporter: part of a story
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that pays off tonight that began in january 2006 with the launch of the new horizon space craft from cape canaveral. the encore, following a performance. >> they did a fly-by of jupiter on the way out. we got jupiter for free and then they gave us our first-ever close-up view of this pluto system which like almost everywhere else we have ever explored turns out to be more complicated and interesting than expected. >> reporter: and now a mystery object prepares for its entrance. it is the farthest object explored by man, a billion miles past pluto in a waste area of the solar system called the kyper belt. >> it is believed to be all of the stuff that didn't come together to make any of the things we're familiar with. >> reporter: the scope of this accomplishment is unprecedented. the space craft traveled four billion miles. it will hit its targets within seconds of when expected and just a few hundred yards and
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send back pictures taken with a camera with less resolution than this iphone. >> is it two objects orbiting close to each other or is it kind of like a dog bone out there? >> reporter: we will be surprised in a few hours. what will the expanding pixels reveal? in san francisco, wayne freedman, "abc 7 news". >> really pretty cool and exciting. >> yes. the follow-up story no doubt. we have only a few hours left before the new year. >> some things change, some don't. next, a look at th
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happy new year in london. fireworks flew above the london eye and ben ben struck midnight at 4:00 p.m. our time. great fireworks there across the pond. >> spectacular. >> still trying to make new year's eve plans in san francisco perhaps? >> if you are, "abc 7 news" reporter melanie woodrow takes a lo o from the traditional to not-so-traditional. >> reporter: if you are not dancing your way into 2019, you could always spin your way in. $150 at spin sf gets you unlimited ping-pong from the
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night, open bar and buffet. for $5,000 you could have your own private room, three ping-pong tables, your own bartender and buffet. >> why not? it is fun, it will be entertaining, there will be lots of people here. it will be safe and it will be enjoyable. >> reporter: there's even a new year's eve selfie booth. >> looking for something more zen as you wind down 2018? love story yoga in san francisco is hosting a $30 yoga class that will end just before midnight with non-alcohol fresh juice. >> it will be candle lit and lots of great music and we definitely will be a little sweaty and then singing. we chant here and we will sing in the new year. >> reporter: love story also will hold classes new year's day. >> whereas tonight is about setting your intention, tomorrow will be about affirming that. >> reporter: if you are going a more traditional route this new year's eve, there's always sparkling wine and champagne. >> champagne can only be kuled champagne if it is from that region in france. >> rorr: sparkling wine is less expensive than champagne.
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>> and just as good to celebrate new year's eve? >> sometimes even better. >> reporter: be mindful to hold the cork on after you remove the nest, something i didn't do. >> simply in france you don't want to make a lot of noise. you would want to give it a couple of twists, use a towel and slowly bring the cork up -- oh. party time. >> reporter: we went party time. let me just say my hands weren't even on it. wow. happy new year, everyone. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, "abc 7 news". >> she gets all of the fun assignments. >> she got a good start with that bottle of champagne. it has been windy all day, but will tomorrow b
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hebreakfast makers, takers, step counters, outdoor explorers, appointment keepers, fantastic creatures. farmer's market goers, cholesterol lowerers cell phone silencers.
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the new lease on lifers, and the positive thinkers. here's to you all that see every day as an opportunity to thrive your way.
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we have breaking news right now. sky 7 is in the east bay tonight looking at b.a.r.t where it is temporarily stopped service at the castro valley station. you can see all of the police there because of what b.a.r.t is calling a major medical emergency. no trains are going in or out o effect on service system wide. you can see they're actively at work there. we are not sure who is involved
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and whether they look to be climbing down to the track. we're trying to get details and we, of course, will keep monitoring the situation and bring you updates as they become available. again, castro valley station of b.a.r.t, expect delays. >> we'll continue to follow that breaking news. it has been quite a news year for the bay area, some moments we always will remember, of course, and others we might like to forget. >> we will look back at the big events as told by our "abc 7 news" staff. ♪ >> i dub thee free. >> the sale of recreational marijuana became legal at 6:00 a.m. >> i'm able to come out as an adult and able to purchase marijuana openly. >> chaos and terror heard on police dispatch desib sc at youtube. >> i heard seven to eight shots being fired. >> a female gunman stormed on campus, injuring three before killing herself. she was angry at youtube after she lost followers and viewers to her page.
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it was mark zuckerberg's first time testifying in congress. >> we didn't take a broad enough view of our responsibility than was a big mistake. >> facebook announcing changes to protect user's privacy. >> as many as 50 million people's accounts were affected. students protested gun violence. >> we're here to stand up and see the change we want to see in the world. rolled in, handcuffed to a wheelchair, joseph deangelo sat seemingly in a place. >> the former police officer is accused of committing at least 12 homicides, 50 raipes and dozens of burglaries between 1974 and 1976. >> he is the most bracen brazen offender. >> i was concerned people would go to their graves without knowing who killed their loved
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one. >> claim thompson and petulia we have two victims. >> john calloway was charged with attempted murder and murder for stabbing nia wilson and her sister at the b.a.r.t station. >> one of the most vicious attacks i have ever seen. a vigil turned demonstration filled with frustration. family friends and supporters of nia wilson gathered where the 18-year-old was stabbed to death by a stranger. >> i feel that the community has failed people of color. many in redding describe this as the worst fire in shasta county history. >> i have never seen anything like this. it just went any direction it wanted to. >> as the carr fire grows ever larger, the inferno claimed its sixth victim. >> i hope nobody else loses their house or their life. . the sinking millenial tower has a new
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problem. a cracked window on the 36th floor. >> is that class going to hold or is it going to be a falling object. >> an investigation found the crack was from a source break due to exterior impact. at the seven-week-old workforce trans center, two cracks beams were covered. the possible cause of the defects are numerous. >> three possibilities, fabrication, installation and design. today is more than about democrats and republicans. it is about restoring the constitution's checks and balances. mr. president, please don't characterize the strength that i bring to this meeting. >> the true genius of california isn't the value we work for. it is the values we fight n pads stark and horrific as any we have seen as yet another raging inferno wipes out a whole community. you get
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whirlwinds. >> the road to paradise is lined with scenes of apocalyptic destruction. >> it is devastating. time-lapse video shows a thick blanket of smoke rolling into the bay area. an air quality advisory is in effect. >> we are breathing in small particles that can get down into the deep lungs. ♪ remarkable to look back and see how much happened in 2018 here in the bay area. >> i know it sounds a little hoke, but whatever 2019 brings i'm glad we will face it together. >> not hokey at all. let as update the weather report because we will be facing wind. >> yes. >> arrival will bring some cold air and some windy conditions. here is a look at live doppler 7. clear skies right now. it will remain clear overnight under breezy conditions. temperatures will drop into the low 30s in some inland valleys. in fact, upper 20s around ukiah and lakeport, so chilly about
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everywhere. tomorrow, a sunny and breezy day, not as windy as today was. highs in the mid 50s just about everywhere, very little variation. our next chance of rain will be over the weekend. saturday, a 30% chance. sunday, a 50% chance and maybe lingering showers monday morning. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. chilly mornings most of the week, milder over the weekend as the clouds move in and the rain arrives. the storm will rank only one on the impact scale, a storm of light intensity so the impact should be light as women. but it impact will be wet in some spots, which you normally expect when it rains. >> wow. thank you, spencer. >> my sage wisdom. >> to end the year. on to sports, raiders, big news. >> absolutely. they introduced their new general manager today, and not surprising but surprising to some. he has actually noav fe tongth aa silver and blackooki
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what does help for heart fait looks like this. entresto is a heart failure pill that helped keep people alive and out of the hospital. don't take entresto if pregnant; it can cause harm or death to an unborn baby. don't take entresto with an ace inhibitor or aliskiren, or if you've had angioedema with an ace or arb. the most serious side effects are angioedema, low blood pressure, kidney problems, or high blood potassium. ask your doctor about entresto. yeah!
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now abc 7 sports with bach. the raiders interviewed candidates for the position, but the raiders selected a television analyst with no previous front office experience. mike mayoch is a former nfl safety who spent the last 14 years as a draft analyst for the nfl network. his ability to assess up and coming talent is key for the
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raiders as oakland has three first round picks in 2019. they also have two first round picks in 2020. oakland is in dire need of impact players and will rely on mayoch's expertise to fill the holes. >> for the last 15 years i tried to be the gm for all 32 teams. because of that from a scheme perspective, i think i'm sound. i think i have been used to evaluating all kinds of different players at all kinds of different positions for every team in the league. >> mayoch's addition is a huge day for raider nation. i want to put exclamation point on how excited i am. he will prove his worth quickly. >> mayock and gruden will work together to upgrade the personnel and scouting department and he is evaluating the current roster. when asked if carr was the future of the franchise, he responded saying he won't comment until he has done his homework. the warriors are ringing in the new year in phoenix right now as they close out 2018 and a
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two-game road trip against the suns. look who is inhe house. grammy. she is ready to party with her warriors, welcome. the suns get off to a nice start. anthony with the steal and the efforts. that puts phoenix on top very early. how would you like to play kevin durant one-on-one? no, you have to go three on one and he still makes a bucket and draws the foul. the warriors leading by four. look at the pass from draymond green to steph curry and the bubl finish. final minute of the first, we will see durant one-on-one again. yeah. and he just steps back and buries the three. he had 11 points in the first quarter. right now the game is tied at 41 in the second. remember this guy? patrick mccaw made his first appearance in a cavaliers uniform today. he won two titles with the warriors and for the first time explained why he turned down the two-year, $5.2 million offer over the summer choosing to hold out when the kaf years offered
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two-years, 6 million, the warriors chose not to match. >> the front office, the coaches, players, the environment, it had nothing to do with that. it was a personal thing. i wanted a new opportunity to move on. i can't say anything other than it was just all me. >> stanford completed its season at the sun bowl, though they did so without top running back bryce love. love did not play as he is preparing for the upcoming nfl draft. the cardinals charging the field one last time in 2018. this one in el paso. k.j. costello, we have seen it all season to j.j. whiteside. that's a 29-yard completion set up for goal. love is out. scarlet is in. literally. the touchdown put stanford up 7-3. scarlet had 94 yards on the ground. in the fourth, stanford trailing and he finds j.j. yethrates for 90 yar cardinals. that one all the way to three yard line. look at this play. it is planned, right?
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he fumbles the ball forward, right into the hands of scarlet. touchdown number two for the senior. just as they planned, right? pittsburgh kicker has a chance to win the game, but alex kesselman, a bit outside. finishes the season 9-14 with 14-13 win. levi stadium. don't blink. this is it, game with the only touchdown. herbert to mitchell for 28 yards. 28-game streak for herbert where a touchdown pass. longest in the nation. he is coming back to oregon. oregon is set up for the field goal and then they shift the formation into an unconventional formation. a player in motion, and all of this amounts to squat. the punter is tackled for a loss, right? ieyeah, they c either. this is what we traveled all the way to see? yeah, makes me want to scream. michigan state now with a 50-yard attempt to win it. and they fake it too.
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they can't even get the pass off. this game, yeah, 7-6 the final in favor of oregon. they can celebrate, but it wasn't a fun win. so i have to say i'm disappointed. >> the play looked good on paper i guess. >> maybe. >> something to be said with sticking with -- >> that is this edition of "abc 7 news." look for breaking news at any time on the "abc 7 news" app. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm kristen sze. for the entire "abc 7 news" team, good night. >> we'll see you at 9:00 and 11:00. ♪ ♪ start the car! start the car! the ikea winter sale. wooooooo! save up to 50% off select items in store only december 26th to january 6th. ikea. 's to thstair takers, nt outdith stors,ers,
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