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friend's backyard not far from the oakland zoo watching i fireworks just after midnight and now in the hospital. >> "abc 7 news" reporter jobina fortson joins us live. this is exactly what police worry about, jobina. >> reporter: yes. we did a story about this last night, talking about this risk, and yet here we are. we showed people this earlier and i want to bring it back to give some others some perspective here. this is a bullet that was shot into the air and came down on the ground in oakland near the coliseum. investigators at this point do not know the type of bullet that was used in this case, but something like this is in that six-year-old girl's head right now. neighbors along thermal street in east oakland had a perfect view of san francisco on new year's eve. roxanne perez says she could hear children enjoying the evening at a family's party across the street. >> you could hear the kids yelling, five, four, three, two. >> and just at the start of
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2019. >> boom, boom, boom, boom. >> reporter: gunfire began to mix in with the pops of fireworks. >> it sounds like it is right in the middle of your house. >> a child was struck by a stray bullet. >> reporter: a six-year-old girl was shot in the head at the party by celebratory gunfire. the homeowner didn't want to be interviewed on camera but told us the party was in the backyard. his friend's six-year-old daughter fell to the ground right after midnight. he said she was bleeding from her head and crying and it wasn't until they got to the hospital that they realized she had been shot. >> where the wound is consistent with something that may come, let's say, from an angle of something falling. >> reporter: a stray bullet also hit a car parked outside. the bullet is still in the six-year-old girl's head and may never be removed but she is going to be okay. oakland pd's chief topped by bennie-off's children's hospital to see the family. >> these parents are precious as well. you can see -- obviously they are shaken by this. >> reporter: the department said
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this case is tough. shot spotter technology recorded lots of gunfire in the area. the bullet could have come from anywhere just short of a mile away. >> put the guns down. it is fioolishness. it is unnecessary. >> reporter: police really need the community's help on this case. as you heard how difficult it is going to be for them to identify the source of this. anyone where information that can lead to an arrest is being offered a $5,000 reward. for now reporting in oakland, jobina fortson, "abc 7 news." >> all right. jobina, thank you. hopefully they can find out who is responsible. taking a live look from our "abc 7 news" roof top camera, last night we could see fireworks from this viewpoint. now there are clear skies but it is cold. "abc 7 news" weather anchor spencer christian joins us with a look at tonight's forecast. we are talking less wind though, spencer, which is a little reprieve. >> that's true. we won't have a windchill factor but we will have a chill factor, no wind. here is a look at live doppler 7. we have clear skies mainly right
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now, so temperatures are dropping. you can see that the wind is really calm just about everywhere, the strongest winds we see right now, about five mils per hour in san francisco, mountain view, livermore, 7 miles per hour in fairfield. the wind is not a factor but temperatures will be dropping later tonight. right now temperatures mainly in the 40s and then we get to 10:00 p.m. and on to midnight and we will see temperatures drop into the upper 30s in many inland locations, and by 7:00 tomorrow morning at the start of the do i for most of us, temperatures will be in the low to mid 30s in most inland locations and upper 30s around the bay shoreline. i will show you just how chilly it will be where you are in a few minutes. kristen. >> spencer, thank you. the weather today certainly was clear and beautiful. it was a great excuse to get outside and enjoy what the bay area has to offer. one family found it a reason to do what our federal government currently cannot do, and that's to keep our national parks clean because of the shutdown. "abc 7 news" reporter lyanne
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melendez joins us live from the embarcadero. we thought we would find trash after last night's celebrations, but not so much at the national parks. >> reporter: so did i. i have to say the city of san francisco did a good job picking up after people and cleaning up this area along the embarcadero after the celebrations. everything is pretty of compact. but, again, it is the city of san francisco. we don't have a city shutdown unlike the federal government. margo and her son jack started the new year by doing something unusual, picking up garbage at the golden gate national recreation area behind the warming hut cafe. >> jack had the idea of picking up trash because he thought maybe last night people might have left trash. >> reporter: and how is it? have found quite a bit? >> there's some, but not that of. >> i just wanted to keep it clean, maybe start the new year with a good start. >> reporter: the nearby presidio trust also has been helping to keep this national park facility
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clean. but three miles from there at the start of the lands and trail, there was no one to collect the garbage that has been piling up because of the government shutdown. >> that's terrible. people are pigs. >> reporter: services like trash collection have been put on hold. people had a lot to say about who at this point should be responsible for this mess. >> it is the oldest rule in nature. you pack your garbage in, you pack your garbage out. it is that simple. >> exactly. >> and you show respect for nature. >> that's it. no respect for nature. >> no one to pick it up. >> this man thought a bear had gone through the garbage. when we told him it was because of the government shutdown, he didn't hesitate to add his dog's waste to the pile. >> i think it is disgusting. i think it reflects really poorly on our city, and why we have a lot of visitors from other places here and it just looks terrible. >> reporter: we found one of those visitors today. >> hopefully they do something about it because it is not
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hygenic. it doesn't make the city look very inviting. >> reporter: i hope she comes back. now, these parks are still accessible but, again, as you saw in that report the facilities are not up and running and that's becoming a big problem. i'm live along the embarcadero, lyanne melendez, "abc 7 news." >> thank you, lyanne. this year, the new year marks a somber anniversary. ten years since the death of oscar grant. he was shot by a b.a.r.t police officer who said he meant to grab his taser, not his gun. messerly was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. today grant's family, including his 14-year-old daughter, gathered the reflect on what has changed since his death. "abc 7 news" reporter leslie brinkley has the story. >> it has been ten years. i can't believe how time is flying by. >> reporter: oscar grant's mother says her son's death changed our society. >> society has changed through awareness. i believe that because of
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oscar's death it began a catalyst, it began a movement. >> keep pushing! keep fighting. >> reporter: she took the stage here at the b.a.r.t station with grant's daughter, tatianna, a poised 14-year old. >> reporter: what do you think your dad was like, as you learn more about him and what happened? >> i think it is just for freedom. all of us in black lives in general, we all need support that it shouldn't happen again. >> reporter: oscar grant rode b.a.r.t back to the east bay from watching fireworks in san francisco on january 1, 2009. an encounter with police ended with an unarmed grant face down on the platform and shot in the back by a b.a.r.t officer who testified in court he thought he pulled out his taser. grant's uncle bobby carried the torch after oscar died. he spoke out about his nephew's legacy. >> because there were commuters troubled in their spirit and
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pulling out cameras and recording, that story was able to be seen by us and the world and everyone fell in love with oscar. they felt that pain. >> reporter: since then, johnson says that incident has sparked a decade of scepticism about the relationship between the community and police officers. awareness was raised. dash cams and body cams on officers are the new norm. grant's family hopes to have a huge commemorative mural painted up here on the outside of the fruitvale b.a.r.t station. you can see the bright white primer up there on the wall ready to go. they are also pushing for a plaque to be put on the platform where he was shot. >> so this legacy is about justice. this legac a accountability. >> reporter: in oakland, i'm leslie brinkley, "abc 7 news". today a new law goes into effect aimed at improving police accountability and transparency in california. the law allows the public to view investigations of officer shootings and other major uses of force. people can also access records of the internal police investigations about things like
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sexual assault and lying while on duty. well, that's just one of the many new laws now in effect. here is a look at some of the others. ♪ ♪
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a lot to take in. still ahead, "7 on your side's" michael finney looks at the new
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consumer laws that could directly affect your everyday life. next, meet the first bay area baby of the new year who is joining a big -- and we mean big family. and get out your phone. go to and answer this question. are you making resolutions for 2019? results right now on the bottom of your screen and they're changing live as new votes come in. oh! oh! oh! ♪ ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar
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up but not seriously hurt. emergency crews took him to regional medical center in san jose where his office says he will be held overnight for observation. the mayor describes himself as a, quote, cycling geek on his twitter account. take a look. this is video of him on a bike in october of 2017 when ford launched its go bike program in san jose. we'll bring you more details on the mayor's condition and the search for the driver who hit him as we get the information. >> hopefully he will be back on his bike in no time at all. in the east bay workers discovered a body at a landfill, and investigators don't think it got there by accident. the landfill's off 580 outside of livermore. "abc 7 news" reporter melanie woodrow explains what clues investigators have to work with. >> reporter: this is the waste management landfill where investigators say a heavy equipment operator discovered a body monday afternoon. >> when they moved the material, i see the leg. i'm thinking, oh, that's some -- like a toy. so i backed -- i backed up with the loader.
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and i see the -- the whole body. i said, oh, my god, that's somebody. >> reporter: investigators say the body had been dumped anywhere from a week to a month ago. >> any time you have a body that ends up in a landfill, it is definitely foul play. >> reporter: they believe the victim was likely in a debris box or road side waste bin on the west side of the county that was then transferred into a truck. larger transfer station and then ultimately here to the landfill. >> how this was done was very disturbing. >> reporter: the body's decomposition may have camo flaujed apparent signs of trauma or injury. an autopsy wednesday will be critical in determining a cause of death and identifying the victim. in livermore, melanie woodrow, "abc 7 news". in the south bay fire gutted a victorian house on north fifth street near julian after 3:00 this morning. it caused significant damage to the top floor of the two-story house which was convertd into five separate apartments. crews were able to contain the five to one upstairs apartment
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and part of the attic. everyone in the building escaped without injury. the calls of the fire is not yet known. on the peninsula, the wild winds last night took a real toll along the daly city border but the only casualty was an unlucky toyota. a tree branch broke off in the wind and came crashing down overnight. the hernandez family shared photos with "abc 7 news" taken before daly city responders arrived on the scene. the branch itself was nearly as long as the car and a rude welcome to 2019. >> just woke up and found out, my sister call me, rang my door and said, hey, a tree fell on your car. i was like, great, new year and stuff. >> randall hernandez says most of the damage was to the roof rack and the paint. neighbors say they'veomaine to past about the aging trees on the block. the first baby born in the bay area this year came into the world at 12:25 a.m. at the north bay medical center in fairfield. she is the youngest of ten kids.
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the mom says she will be her last. "abc 7 news" reporter anser hutson has the story from fairfield. >> reporter: welcome, baby, first baby area born in 2019, write the family considers a sign of good luck. >> i think she will have a lot of good luck. my sister should have a lot of good luck from here on out hopefully. i want nothing but the best for my sister and her babies. >> it is great sign considering she is healthy and she's amazing. >> reporter: alicia matty says she came to the hospital around 8:00 a.m. on monday and was induced around 11:00 a.m., and then had to wait another 13 hours before giving birth. >> oh, my goodness. i still haven't had her yet. and then my contractions picked up. >> reporter: ten minutes to midnight things started to get exciting as the mom in the next room was ready to give birth as well. >> we had two mlabor. we weren't sure which one was going to do it. >> reporter: the race was on for who would become baby new year. nerss started to place bets.
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>> putting bets on who was going to come first? >> we were. it was very fun. >> reporter: being the first born, she was given celebrity status, surrounded by family and the press and the biggest baby in the baby ward, though she slept through it all. >> out of all of the hospitals and babies that could be born today, she was first one out. i think she was born a winner. >> reporter: in fairfield, anser hassan, "abc 7 news." >> that baby better be bundled up. >> i know. because it is getting chilly out there. baby, it is getting chilly out there. >> it will be chillier during the overnight hours and into the early morning. a look at live doppler 7. mainly clear skies over the bay area right now though high clouds are around. let me give you view from our abc 7 exploratorium camera at pier 15 here in san francisco looking back at part of the skyline. you can see the embarcadero center there. currently 51 in san francisco. 46, oakland. mid to upper 40s in mountain vie, san jose, morgan hill and
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half moon bay. it is getting a bit chilly. this is the view of emeryville looking west word along the bay bridge. 49 in santa rosa. mid to upper 40s in napa, petaluma. fair ffld, 43. concord, 49. and the lowest of them right now, 42 at livermore. along the embarcadero from the roof top camera here at abc 7, here are the forecast features. cold mornings for the next few days. rain will arrive this weekend and temperatures will not be as low them and the wet pattern continues through next week. overnight, 27 farther north in ukiah. 32 in concord. 30 at livermore. 33 at san jose. along the bay shoreline mainly mid to upper 40s. 41 at half moon bay. tomorrow, a nice sunny and pleasant day. high temperatures in the seasonal range, 55 to 57 degrees in most locations. maybe a little milder in the
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south bay where we will see highs of 58 at san jose and 58 at morgan hill. on we go to rain chances over the next seven days. it is about a zero chance of day through friday, but we have a 90% of rain on saturday, 80% chance on sunday and as you can see we will have rain or expecting rain into the middle of next week. now, the first approaching storm ranks two on the storm impact scale, a storm of moderate intensity. it will come in on saturday, producing half an inch to an inch of rain for most areas, perhaps more along the coastal ranges. there will be brief downpours and gusty winds of about 30 miles per hour. notice on saturday it will be a wet day all day. rain here and snow over on the sierra. another storm comes in sunday night into monday, and it will be a good rain maker. we have more rain coming after that one also. let's look at the accuweather seven-day forecast. once again, frigid conditions tomorrow morning in inland areas and another cold morning on
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thursday. friday brings increasing clouds, not quite as chilly friday morning. then we get the series of rain makers on saturday, sunday, monday and tuesday. so we've got some wet weather coming our way which we need because it has been quite dry. pleasant but dry the last couple of weeks, so bring on the rain. >> the timing is good, after the holidays. >> that's true. >> thanks, spencer. >> okay. coming up next, the morning you may have missed in this morning's rose parade when a float caught fire. don't forget, on monday you can watch the college football playoff national championship on our sister at bayer, our roots run deep. so chances are, you've seen us around the house. or... around the yard. on the shelf... or even... out in the field. your mom knew she could always count on us... and your grandma did too. because for over 150 years, we've been right by your side. advancing the health of the people, plants and pets you love. so, from all of us at bayer... thank you for trusting in us. then... and now.
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to thrive your way. c the detail is spectacular, but i cannot speak enough about what the students have done together. yes, students. check out the most extraordinary float in the 130th rose parade in pasadena. the award goes to cal poly, whose students spend most of the year working on this award-winning. >> gorgeous. >> absolutely. this year's rose queen made parade history. luis siskal is first one to wear glasses. >> how is that? >> also the first jewish queen and bisexual queen. one part of the parade didn't go as planned though. look at this. a float caught fire two hours into the parade. the chinese american heritage smoke started floating. it was eventually towed away.
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no one was hurt fortunately. it aired live on abc 7 this morning. we will shift gears and dream a little bit. winning the mega millions jackpot could propel you into a higher tax bracket in 2019. tonight's jackpot is estimated at $425 million. "abc 7 news" was in san jose as people bought tickets for tonight's drawing. right now the jackpot is the eighth largest in mega millions history. the lottery game made millionaires of bay area residents before. in july a group of bank employees won a $543 million jackpot in san jose. now, for those of who won't win the jackpot tonight, here is good financial news to start the yeefrmt contra costa libraries eliminated overdue fines. the marp tweetyor tweeted the n saying it is the first library and largest in the state to eliminate fines for everyone. the library followed up with its
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own celebratory tweet. >> that one is funny. >> yes, fines made up 2% of the revenues so they figured they could do without it. money problems continue to plague the federal government and we're in day 11 of the shutdown. >> next, what could be the first time of a break in the stalemate between the white house and congress. . the fireworks are finished, so are you making new year's resolutions for 2019? our live poll is open at no need to sign up for anything, just
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live where you live, this is "abc 7 news". new year, same problems. the federal government remain -- the shutdown remains, but tomorrow could bring a breakthrough. >> in fact, this week has the potential to be pivotal. >> yes, abc news reporter aaron katersky explains how the next few days to change the stalemate in washington. >> reporter: top leaders from both parties have been summoned to meet with president trump for briefings on border security. that meeting comes the day
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before democrats take drol contf the senate. with nancy pelosi as speaker, they say first order of business will be two bills to open the government. it will be first year long for all agencies currently closed except department of homeland security. second would reopen and fund dhs unless february 8th. neither includes funding for a border wall. dhs keeps border security at the current level of 1.3 billion. it is unclear whether the republican-led senate will consider the house bill. majority leader mitch mcconnell said it is simple, the senate is not going to consider something the president won't sign. he told "fox news" he is willing to negotiate. >> we are not giving you have. we have to have border security, and the wall is a big part of border security, the biggest part. >> reporter: with the government shut down, the national park service has attempted to keep
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attractions accessible but without staffing garbage is piling up. 800,000 federal workers are furloughed or working without pay. aaron katersky, abc news, new york. california is one of 20 states that raised its minimum wage to start the new year, and in san jose employers must now pay their workers of more than the state minimum, at least $15 per hour. now, san jose is not alone. workers must also get paid at least that of in cupertino, los altos, palo alto and santa clara. the mayor believes a higher minimum wage will help people cope with the bay area's high cost of living. >> we've got hundreds of people who are waking up in their cars and going to work each morning. we can't continue to be a city where work does not enable people to be able to have an affordable place to live. >> san jose has included automatic increases in its minimum wage based on the rate of inflation.
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now, you just saw an excerpt from the interview we did earlier today with mayor sam liccardo. we spoke with him a short time before he was injured when a car hit him as he rode his bike. it happened on sierra road. emergency crews took mayor liccardo to regional medical center in san jose where his office says he will be held overnight for observation. the mayor describes himself as a, quote, cycling geek on his twitter account. this is video of him in october 2017 when ford launched its go bike program in san jose. we will bring you more details on the mayor's condition as we get more information. so far it appears any possible injuries might be minor an we hope that is the case. on this january 1st, bay area bridge tolls rose. price increases kicked in today on seven bricks, the antioch, benicia martinez, antioch, bay bridge, carquinez, richmond-san rafael, san mateo-hayward.
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the hike is the result of a measure approved by voters last year. now it is in effect, drivers had mixed feelings about shelling out the extra money. >> it is worth it because it is paying for other things like traffic expenses and roads. >> so much money. everything is going up, gas, everything. >> the standard toll is now $6. >> whew. >> yeah. tolls on bay bridge vary because of congestion pricing. they now range from $5 to $7. it is not looking too bad right now. it is the fifth toll hike in the past 30 years. "abc 7 news" anchor dan ashley looks back when they've gone up and why. >> 30 years ago in 1989 the toll was set at $1 for all state-owned bridges in the bay area. that was nice. in 1998, tolls doubled to $2 because of a seismic retrofit surcharge. in 2004, voters approved raising tolls to $3. in 2007, another seismic retrofit surcharge raised tolls to $4,
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bringing tolls to $5. >> now as of today we are paying $6 and up to $7 during peak commute times on the bay bridge. >> more reason to carpool, right? at this time yesterday we were counting down to more than the new year. some four-plus billion miles away the second countdown involved the new horizon's approach to an object. wayne freedman told us about it yesterday and now we're seeing the results. >> reporter: from pixels yesterday to what looks like an oblong blob today. patience, please. we have never explored an object four billion miles away. >> and even though it is a pixelated blob still, it is a better pixelated blob. >> reporter: and spectacular in terms of achievement. the relief mixed with joy at mission operations last night. new horizons checked in following its fly-buy of
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ultima thule, a waste area from the berth remnants of our solar system. this mission from the same craft that showed us pluto. we still need more data before seeing better detail. we know ultima thule is elongated but is it one object or two in close orbit? >> if it is two separate objects, this would be an unprecedented situation in terms of how close they're orbiting to one another. it will be spectacular to see. >> reporter: they're betting one, and based on that blurry blob already calculating how it rotates through space. they figured out why the object has never changed brightness while most others do. luck had something to do with it. >> that's because the pole is almost pointing towards the space craft like this. it is almost like a propeller blade that's running around, and that explains everything basically. >> reporter: so now we wait for more data.
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by tomorrow we should be seeing the surface of that blob. >> tomorrow and the next day, ultima thule will be a completely different world compared to what we're seeing now. >> promises, promises. i was expecting more than a blob, too. among the questions, does it have craters, moons, what is it made of? why does it matter? the answer to that is the most basic level. this is the same material we came from. it is a time capsule from our beginnings. in the newsroom, wayne freedman, "abc 7 news". >> we all want to understand our origins, don't we? >> absolutely. a mystery has been spotted in the central valley. rather a history machine. yes, like the one from scooby doo. >> yes, hear from the owner next. new consumer laws g
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what are your goals for 2019? we asked you to tell us in seven words on twitter today. homer wrote, make more money to give more money. nice. >> yes. >> chris said, more yoga, volunteer more, work smarter. helen's response, get out of the house more, be more active.
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share your 2019 plans with the #abc7now. one of the most beloved rides in cartoon history is attracting fans on the streets of central valley. >> scooby-doo and the gang's mystery machine is rolling through fresno. the next picture involves tim perry, the man behind the van. >> he refurbished a 1973 ford econoline. he would drive it around town and people made the same comment, told him that the van looked like the mystery machine. perry decided to go all in, giving the van a bright blue and green paint job and a few psychedelic flowers >> i've had people follow me home, people turn around and drive five miles to take pictures of it. >> well, perry now takes the van to community events as a form of giving back. very nice. >> i swear, there's one in the bay area. i don't know if it is -- i don't know if maybe he is just driving through the bay area. >> you know what? i think my madam tusaud's
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fisherman's wharf is where i saw it. >> the new year is off to a chilly start and only few days away from rain. spencer has the first seven-day forecast for 2019 next. and "abc 7 news" has more news, more weather, more local hot topics coming your way. "abc 7 news" at 11:00 a.m. is expanding to four-how "midday live."
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and pets you love. so, from all of us at bayer... thank you for trusting in us. then... and now. hundreds of new laws take effect today and many will directly affect your everyday life. >> that's true. "7 on your side's" michael finney is here with some of the big changes. michael. >> you know, back in washington they're cutting back on consumer protections and worker protection. here it is the exact opposite. we are actually building up on them. california lawmakers have been pushing for more consumer protections, ranging from worker's wages to sugary drinks. many of the protections are now today a reality. beginning today, the minimum wage in california rises from $11 to $12 an hour at large companies and from $10.50 to $11 at small companies. wages go up even more in many cities, especially in the bay area where cost of living is so
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high. for example, the wage will go up to $15 in of of the peninsula in san jose. by comparison of the federal minimum wage is still set at $7.25 per hour. also today, a change in how you sip your drinks. california is now the first state to prohibit restaurants from giving you a plastic straw unless you ask for one. however, the law does not apply to takeout places or drinks to go. the ban is aimed at reducing an onslaught of plastic materials flowing into oceans and harming wildlife. straw or no straw? kids will no longer get sugary drinks automatically with their food. beginning today, restaurants that offer kids meals must serve them with either water or unflavored milk. parents will have to specifically ask for sugary drink if they want their kids to have one. you've heard of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation. well, now there's mouth-to-snout medical help for pets.
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a new state law allows first responders to provide cpr to animals in distress. previously only licensed veterinarians could provide medical aid to pets. finally, a state law taking effect on july 1st says you have the right to know if you are talking to a robot or a real human, whether online or on the phone. companies will have to let you know if you are interacting with machine. advocates say many tech companies can now make bots that sound more and more human. >> i'm calling about an online request you once made about health insurance coverage. >> it could be detective if you are getting a sales pitch or making a deal. if you knew you were communicating with a program bot, you might hang up. now, we've posted video listing many more of the laws taking effect this year. you will find them at and they're worth a look. they may affect you. >> good point. >> it is good to get that disclosure, michael. >> check out this time lapse video we want to show you now.
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fireworks over san francisco last night. >> yeah, gorgeous. today we're asking, are you making resolutions for 2019? go to to let us know if you are a yes or no. >> it looks like two-thirds are saying no, no resolutions. >> yeah. >> this morning "abc 7 news" was in walnut creek and found the parking lot of the 24-hour fitness full. some resolutions there. we also found people full of determination to stick to their new goals. >> just, you know, i made a goal to get back in shape. new goal. >> just come and start a healthier lifestyle, spiritually, physically. >> for me it will be, you know, staying healthy, getting back in the gym, working out. >> there's plenty of advise out there on how to keep your resolution, no matter what it is. start small. change one behavior at a time and don't beat yourself up. >> uh-huh. should we take one more check? >> let's do it. it is not changing of. >> that's right. 23% of you are saying, yes, making resolutions for 2019.
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>> all right. well, you might want the make sure you grab your umbrella no matter what you do. >> yes, you will need it in a few days, right, spencer? >> that's right. as a matter of fact i resolve to bundle up tonight and have the umbrella over the weekend. mainly clear skies right now as we go into the overnight hours. skies will remain clear and temperatures will plummet. we will see lows in the upper 20s to low 30s in most of the inland valleys and only mid to upper 30s around the bay shoreline. tomorrow by midday we will see high temperatures climbing into the mid to upper 50s, stow a relatively pleasant day under sunny k sunny skies. zeer% through friday and up to 90% on saturday, 80% chance on sunday. so wet days coming our we. the first of the series of storms will rank two on the storm impact scale, producing up to an inch of rain in of of the bay area. there will be gusty winds of about 15 to 20 miles per hour.
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don't forget, we have two cold mornings coming our way tomorrow and thursday. not quite as cold on friday and the rain arrives on saturday and a string of wet days going into midweek next day. >> ready. thanks, spencer. >> we have mindi bach here with sports. >> hi, nice to see you both. happy new year. >> happy new year. >> new year means the granddaddy of them all. >> football. >> yes, football. huskies and buckeyes squared off in the rose bowl. the 105th edition will be urban meyer's last for your heart... your joints... or your digestion... so why wouldn't you take something for the most important part of you... your brain. with an ingredient originally discovered in jellyfish, prevagen has been shown in clinical trials to improve short-term memory. prevagen. healthier brain. better life.
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now abc 7 sports with mindi bach. the rose parade followed by the granddaddy of them all, the rose bowl, is the new year's day tradition unlike any others. this year's game has the distinction of being urban meyer's last. the ohio head coach announced his retirement after the regular season. both ohio state and washington making their 15th appearances in the rose bowl. surprisingly though, it is meyers' first ever. you can sell the buckeyes are playing for their coach. puts ohio state up h haskins. third quarter, dobyns runs it in from three yards out. after three-quarters ohio sat led by 25. it had a 99.6 win probability but the huskies woke up thanks to quarterback. he ran for 121 yards.
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washington down 11. huskies get the ball back and he'll take it, the backward throw into the end zone to make it a five-point game with 42 seconds left. on the on- side kid, ohio state will recover and hang on for the win. 28-23, the final. your bin meyer, one and one in the rose bowl. ucf has the longest winning streak in the nation, 25 games. tonight they're upset they're not in the college football playoffs and took it out on lsu in the fiesta bowl in first quarter. that is moore pick off by joe who took it 93 yoords the other way. ucf's defensive lineman laid out the tiger's quarterback on the play and his head coach not happy. burro kept his composure. fired it 33 yards to jefferson. lsu came back. bur rowe through for 393 yards. 42 yards to chase. the streak is over. lsu wins fiesta bowl 40-32.
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kentucky and penn state. schnell became the school's all-time leading rusher. he helped the team jump out to the lead after three-quarters. yes, penn state made it a one possession game in the fourth. mcsorely to the big 6'5", 260-pound freshman tight end. 18 yards for the score. kentucky held on for the win and posted the best season in more than four decades. they finished 10-3 following the 27-24 win. the outback bowl. mississippi state and iowa. bulldogs quarterback fitzgerald threw for 152 yards and ran for 103. look at him escape here. yeah, he gets to the sideline, picks up a few blockers and rumbles 33 yards into the end zone. the hawkeyes' nate stanley had three touchdown passes. this is one. dumps it out eight yards for the
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td. iowa won 27-22. eoy sei ptuthe game played in a college football stadium. 76,000 watched the blackhawks and notre dame. a 2-1 lead in the second. the bruins answered before the busser bebergeron not the intended target on this pass but he got it in. 2-2 after two periods. my wade through the third. backhanded the loose puck into the met. that is a game-winner. one more and they win, 4-2. more college football going on right now. we have the texas longhorns in action. all of those highlights at 11:00. >> i'm not a betting, but what was the betting line for the national championship? >> i have to check because it changes. every couple of hours it comes out. >> it should be a close one. >> i hope so. a lot have not been. >> you have to tell me where to put my money. just kidding, kidding. >> in your pocket.
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thanks, mindi. >> be sure to join us tonight for "abc 7 news" at 11:00. san jose mayor was struck by a car while riding his bicycle today. what we're learningews for uber. employee satisfaction is up, all except for in one area. coming up tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, it is "the conners" followed by "the kids are all right" at 8:30. at 9:00 it is "black-ish" followed by "splingt up together" at 9:30. at 10:00 it is "the rookie." and stay tuned for "abc 7 news" at 11:00. at 11:35 you can catch "jimmy kimmel live". tonight's guests are seth mcfarlane and andrea savage. >> did you make a new year's resolution? >> no. >> you're the only one. >> i know. >> don't sweat the small stuff. >> a good one. >> it is the first time i made a resolution in ten years. >> you don't make it, you don't have to break it. >> good philosophy. >> thanks for joining us. i'm kristen sze. >> i'm ama daetz. from all of us, happy new year.
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♪ this is "jeopardy!" here are today's contestants-- a composer from los angeles, california... a communications professional from arlington, virginia... and our returning champion-- a management consultant from cambridge, massachusetts... whose 1-day cash winnings total... [ applause ] and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"--alex trebek! [ cheers and applause ] thank you, johnny. happy new year, everyone. let's hope 2019 is a great year for all of us. 20 ended on a very nice note for our champion, kevin,
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picking up $20,001. could happen to you, maggie. you, too, jonathan. let's start finding out, shall we? here comes the jeopardy! round. and here come the categories. first off... we'll be... dealing with... and finally... you have to tell us what country the wonder would be in if it were still around today. kevin, off you go. let's do sports drafts for $200. maggie. what are the washington nationals? correct. let's do sports drafts for $400. kevin.
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- who is jordan? - michael jordan, yes.


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