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building a better bay area by building a bigger b.a.r.t. good morning. it's monday october 21st. hope you're having a good start to your monday. i know we are following some potential red flag warnings. >> yes. also we have some breaking news on the college admissions scandal. another local parent has agreed to plead guilty. so we'll get to that in a moment. first a live look outside. we are starting this week with nice weather. it is going to get gradually warmer. and meteorologist drew tuma is here to tell us about the winds. >> those winds will peak wednesday night and into thursday morning. highest gusts expected in the north bay. we could see winds 20 to 40 miles per hour. heightening our fire danger. right now winds are calm. live doppler 7 showing you it's a quiet scan. the picture outside, we are cloud-free from this vantage point. the shining lights of the bay area. sun up, 7:24. expect a lot of sunshine today.
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a warmer afternoon. look at that. upper 70s around the bay shoreline. md 80s in the warmest spots inland. let's check out the roads with jobina. >> good morning. happy monday morning. we have some good news to report out of concord. that crash at southbound 242 before highway 4, all clear now. just prepare for the slowdown as you move your way through there. also taking a live look now at the richmond-san rafael bridge nice and smooth as we move through the morning. a quick peak at the drive times. tracy so dublin, 53 minutes. antioch to concord, 29 minutes. abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area and part of that means focusing on how public transportation impacts our lives. >> and b.a.r.t. is reportedly once again considering extending service. laura martinez is in the richmond district and has
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details. good morning, lauren. >> this would be big news for the bay area here. the san francisco examiner is reporting that b.a.r.t. is considering extending service down geary boulevard. look at the commuter numbers coming out of the richmond district. 114,000 people ride muni buses to and from downtown every day. that's nearly twice caltrain's entire daily ridership of 65,095. and it's a quarter of b.a.r.t.'s daily ridership of 432,000. we talked to one woman this morning who has to wake up 4:30 17th avenue to the mission. >> that would be great. because there's that nice little 16th and mission stop that would be close to my work. convenient. >> reporter: convenient indeed. b.a.r.t. general manager bob powers told the examiner that an
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extension to geary boulevard will be examined in the agency's upcoming study of a second transbay rail crossing. this is not b.a.r.t.'s first attempt to extend service here, we'll see what happens, but the need is great. reporting live in san francisco, i'm lauren martinez, abc 7 news. thank you. abc 7 committed a week devoted to b.a.r.t. on building a better bay area. we talked to riders and the people in charge of b.a.r.t. who are making changes. you can see all those stories on our website, new developments this morning, we're learning u.s. troops leaving syria won't be coming home but moving to iraq instead. mark esper says the pullout of american soldiers will take weeks. they will perform counterterroism missions once they get to iraq. over the weekend, kurdish forces said turkey is still firing on their troops in northern syria despite a u.s. negotiated cease-fire. defense secretary esper admitted
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there were some skirmishes with you the cease-fire is mostly holding. >> we see a stabilization of the lines, if you will, on the ground. we do get reports of intermittent firing, this and that. that doesn't surprise me necessarily. >> we may still see a u.s. presence in syria. president trump is reporg uned troops there to combat isis. in the south bay we're waiting to find out more about a crash that killed three people in san jose. four others were hurt. the chp says an suv crashed into the center divide on northbound 101 south of bernal road around 11:00 saturday night. the suv rolled. investigators do not think drugs or alcohol were factors. officials have not yet released more information about the victims. a crash in cupertino could have been a whole lot worse. this driver flipped her mustang near east states drive yesterday after hitting two parked cars. the woman went to the hospital
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with non-life threatening injuries and was charged with dui. no one else was hurt. this 36-year-old man is facing involuntary manslaughter charges after a man died following a fight in may. fremont police believe matthew jardine punched 40-year-old thaddeus steiner outside a bar in the niles section. steiner died from a head injury after spending several days in the hospital. jardine remains free without bail. jardine is expected back in court next month. so we are following breaking news this morning. elizabeth enriquez the wife of manuel enriquez agreed to pleadm scda nt in.s from the u.s. manuel agreed to plead guilty on friday. prosecutors say the parents had a procter sit with their daughter while they took their s.a.t. and then gloated about getting away with
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get their daughter into georgetown. both are due in court this afternoon. jobina fortson, abc7 news. >> in the east bay, some you uc berkeley students are looking it's because of this driver who slapped into a hydrant. the water went running down the street into their dorms. work crews spent yesterday morning cleaning up ade live on the ground floor packed up and moved out. flooding damaged two buildings. some students say the water was not shoot off for two hours after that crash. >> there are huge heaters in all the hallways to dry out the water. i feel like a lot of it could have been prevented for sure. >> it's a four-story building, you can see the water going above it. >> police arrested the driver who may have been driving drunk. a popular north bay brewery is closing a location. the reason is a familiar one. and where you can see ruth bader ginsburg in the bay area today. the time is approaching
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6:07. we're looking at the next three days. expect a lot of sunshine. temperatures will be warm. we are tracking increasing
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monday morning. it's 6:09 a.m. we're keeping a close eye on our winds, especially wednesday night. we will fast forward. this is 10:00 p.m. on your wednesday night. winds are active in the north bay, gusting close to 40 miles per hour at times. those winds continue to remain gusty even into early thursday morning. this is 4:00 a.m. you with see those offshore winds coming out of the north. strongest in the north bay. our fire danger will be on the rise midweek around here. what we're focusing on is the north bay especially. wednesday night into thursday morning we could see wind gusts 20 to 40 miles per hour combined with low humidity and warm temperatures. any fires could start quickly and spread quickly. let's check the roads with jobina. >> good morning. we will start off with positive news. we have got this crash that was in concord at southbound 242
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before highway 4. thumbs up because it's all cleared. prepare for a little slowdown this morning. taking a live look at the golden gate bridge camera. nice and smooth through there. another camera in walnut creek. 680 nice and smooth as well. happening today, ruth bader ginsburg is coming to the bay area. she will be speaking at uc berkeley. justice ginsburg who is fondly known as notorious rbg completed three weeks of radiation treatment for her fourth bout of cancer. she says she will remain on the job as long as she's healthy and mentally agile. she is traveling the nation giving speeches and staging conversations. her visit will be live streamed starting at 4:00 p.m. seems like she's energetic. >> strong, traveling the country. why not. a revealing new interview with prince harry and meghan markle. and a
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fire that started in a train storage yard will affect train service. flames scorched the outside of the tower where workers control the movement of trains inside the garbage in richmond. it is believed the fire started at a homeless camp alongside the tracks and spread. you're about to see firsthand the dangers firefighters face every day. a fire fighter loses his footing and falls off a roof in l.a. >> hey! hey! >> you can see other firefighters getting down that
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roof to help out. luckily he was not seriously hurt. it took crews about 20 minutes to get that fire under control. six drug companies will go on trial today accused of their role in the opioid epidemic.epi. this involves the distribution of pain killers which led to 400,000 deaths in the united states. these companies may have come to an agreement now, so we'll see what that means for the case. thousands of people took part to end type one 1. the daughter of todd farber cut the ribbon to get the walk started. it's called the jdrf 1 walk. participants walked for three miles. the juvenile diabetes research foundation is the global leader for funding type 1 diabetes research. the group hopes the san francisco walk alone would raise $1 million to find treatments and a cure. bear republic drewing company is closing its original
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location in healdsburg that opened more than 20 years ago. it's in response to rising costs. the cloverdale facility and rohnert park brew pub will stay open. this is the video we were telli telling about. autopilot on a tesla 3 may have stopped a collision between the car and a pack of bears. the mother bear and her cubs were crossing the road in the dark. the driver says this was an amazing demonstration of the autopilot function. that mama bear is looking at that like, is that a tesla? >> oh. >> hey. that looks nice. >> does it have autopilot. >> what? >> yeah. >> notice how the mama bear just really is fascinated by the car. >> yeah. is sheis >> the baby bear running off. >> the mom is just staying there. she's staring it down. >> mm-hmm.
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>> the mama is doing that same one everyone sees a tesla goes by does, is that the affordable one? >> never is. they all look so sleek. >> not in the bay area. >> weather-wise it will be a nice day. tracking sunshine, warm temperatures. live doppler 7 showing you it i. sfo right now, live look, we have no flight delays here or at any of our area airports including oakland and san jose. should be a smooth morning to fly across the bay area. warmer dryer pattern throughout much of the week. winds become gusty wednesday into thursday. that will increase our fire danger by the middle of the week. right now winds are not an issue. 5 miles per hour in hayward to calm across the bay area. live doppler 7 along with satellite, california, it is a quiet picture on this monday morning. here's the reason why. this big area of high pressure, this ridge, this will be the musclemaker of our forecast. not only today but throughout the entire week that will supply
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us with warmer weather. a lot of sunshine today. let's walk you through your day. sunny skies midday, already into the 70s. a warmer afternoon today compared to yesterday. 70s to mid 80s. 74 in the city today. 78 in oakland. 81 in san jose. 88 in santa rosa. 85 in con court. 86 in antioch. on thursday, thos thuro l 90 atarmer weaeasing on th.e accurr that warming trend midweek. watching that increasing fire danger wednesday night into thursday morning. otherwise we'll cool off. let's check out the roads with jobina. >> happy monday to you. things are looking nice on the roads. i thought let's check out mass transit. all things are running on on
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time. b.a.r.t. has 5 trains. ace has 1, 3, and 7 running and normal ferry service as well. live picture at the san mateo bridge. lots of brake lights on the right side of the screen, it's filling in, just slow this monday morning. over here in emeryville, the same story. this is 80 looking nice and smooth, just little slow. guys? >> thanks. "good morning america" is coming up at 7:00 on abc 7. >> ginger zee has a look at what's ahead. >> good morning. coming upaftermath of those vioe pictures yet. it's pretty horrible. i have will show you where the storm will move next. and the nanny to the stars, nanny connie is here helping all of us parents with one of the most frustrating parts of raising kids.
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tantrums. she has great advice that could tame tantrums and stop them before they start. and we have an amazing make your monday surprise for one deserving guidance counselor who goes above and beyond her students if that doesn't make your monday, i don't know what's going to. new at 6:00, more children are being diagnosed with an eye condition and how playing outside could solve the problem. and a major deadline for pe
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good monday morning. the time is 6:23 a.m. it's going to be a warm day. hour-by-hour we go. that sunshine quick at warming . great day to grab lunch outside. later this afternoon the warmer spots in the mid 80s. doctors in the uk are urgin ea a hospital iners a in near- sightedness because of too much work on screens and school play outside two pohours per day. what time do you exercise? >> i go after work, but this is a weird schedule. >> a new study says it is better to do it before your first meal of the day.
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researchers say people who exercise prior to breakfast burn twice as much fat as those who do exercise after eating. it improves how the body responds to insulin. exercising after waking up can better control our blood sugar levels. >> i's studies shoave exercise. >> and eat healthy. if you're hungry, eat something. >> yeah. the duke and duchess of sussex are taking a break from the royal duties. >> a royal source says harry and meghan willelpl up their time between the u.s. and the uk starting next month. "good morning america" has a preview of an interview where meghan opens up about the struggles she faces from the press. >> when i first met my now husband, my friends were really
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happy because i was so happy. my british friends said to america i'm sure he's great, but you shouldn't do it. the british tabloids will destroy your life. i'm like what are you talking about? i didn't get it. >> you will see more on "gma" abc 7 mornings. >> i like this. i think she's speaking from the heart, being honest. i think she gained fans worldwide. >> i think she's taken unfair criticism that said -- there is a tabloid culture here, it may not be as extreme as it is in the uk. but to say i had no idea what i was getting into. we know -- i don't know what it's like to be a royal, but we see it. just -- you know --
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>> i just think also she went to northwestern. i went to northwestern. we just missed each other i feel like. i don't know. >> kindered spirits. >> we would be best friends. >> obviously. she's moving back to the states. this is your chance. >> i would be hanging out with her and harry all the time. missed it by one year. next at 6:30, hillary and chelsea clinton visit the bay area. it's what they didn't talk about that is getting some attention. pg&e may be shutting the power off again this week. we'll tell who could be affected. and san francisco hopes to fill the void left from one of the
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that's why - thanks to you - we're rated number one in customer satisfaction by j.d. power. more power shutoffs possible. pg&e announcing 17 counties could weekend. >> we're still in fire season. i worry tremendously. what residents and fire departments are doing to get ready. a political billboard depicting mayor breed is called racist. a difficult week ahead for the president's impeachment inquiry and why the president turned the location of the g7 summit. hillary clinton making a stop in the bay area after inserting herself into the 2020 election. the message she had for supporter sgloors asupport support
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supporters. and filling the void left after recycling centers left the area. an attempt to fill that vote. good morning on this monday, october 21st. how are you? >> that was so chipper. i wasn't ready. >> it went from good morning to who are you? we wanted to come out and hang with you. >> i'm happy to you. liz is here. jobina is here and our favorite, drew tuma. >> we're watching wednesday night into thursday as the fire danger increases. this morning temperatures in the 40s and 50s. light jackets are needed. don't need it this afternoon. outside we go. the exploratorium camera showing you clear skies on this early monday morning. sun up at 7:24. it will be wall to wall sunshine throughout the day. it's warmer compared to yesterday. upper 70s around the bay shoreline. inland in the mid 80s.
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we'll take a closer look at those winds. first jobina fortson is a check of traffic. hello. >> hello. >> look at this. nice and red, tracy to dublin, 57 minutes. these drive times are not so great. antioch to concord, 53 minutes. san rafael to san francisco, 17 minutes. look at this. this is 80, we did learn that it's about 45 minutes from richmond into san francisco. it's packed but slow. just want to take a quick look at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights came on at 5:16. it's quite full there as well. guys? >> thank you. it could be another trying week as pg&e warns that it could shut off power again. >> this time 17 california counties are included in the warning including marin, sonoma and napa. amy hollyfield is live in sausalito with the details. >> reporter: good morning.
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pg&e is saying -- they could be shutting off the power this week. >> well, there is some trouble with that. we'll get an update as soon as we can. today is the deadline for thousands of people affected by the 2017 wildfires to file a claim with pg&e. up to two-thirds of the 100,000 eligible people have yet to submit a claim. the money would help cover their losses. pg&e set aside billions of dollars for fire victims as part of the utility's bankruptcy plan. we have a link to the three-page claim form on our website, this week will be busy in the house impeachment inquiry. several officials are scheduled to testify. and in a rare reversal president trump has decided not to hold the g7 summit at his resort in miami.
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andrea jfujiti has a report. >> reporter: good morning. both parties criticize the party's proposal for the president to host the g7 at his resort even though the president promised he wouldn't profit. now a change of heart and he calls out the media and democrats for the decision. president trump upset with the fallout over his plan to hold the g7 summit at his miami resort. the president tweeted he was forced to cancel the idea because of do-nothing democrat fake news anger. though the president promised to hope the summit at cost, the idea sparked media backlash. >> it's important to have integrity in what you say and do, and i can't imagine how they would say it's good to have trump use his hotel for the g7. >> reporter: meanwhile the president's acting chief of staff, mick mulvaney, backpedaled on his admission last week that there was a quid pro quo in the president's phone call with ukraine. >> which ultimately then flowed. >> to be clear, what you described is a quid pro quo. it is funding will not flow unless the investigation into the democratic server happens as well. >> we do -- we do that all the time with foreign policy.
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>> reporter: but in an explanation on fox news, mulvaney denied ever saying there was a quid pro quo. >> i never said there was a quid pro quo because there isn't. >> reporter: also this week, house impeachment investigators expect to hear from multiple officials. a replacement site for the g7 g7 has not been announced but camp david could be a possibility. in new york, abc news. >> well, that got ugly. a crowd of trump protesters and supporters clashed on the santa monica pier. the two groups taunted each other for about ten minutes before somebody sprayed bear repellant. that's similar to pepper spray. police arrested that man. he could face charges that include violating the terms of his parole from a previous charge. a second trump supporter may have also sprayed the crowd but has not yet been identified. no protesters were seriously hurt. happening today, the trump
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administration is taking the first official step to start collecting dna samples from migrants. according to the associated press the justice department will post an amended regulation today collecting all dna for migrants who cross the border illegally and are detained. it's unclear if asylum seeks who come through official crossings will be exempt. in the south bay police are trying to identify three people who may be behind several package thrifts in milpitas. look at these photos from home security cameras along center point drives. thieves took packages at least five times. it appears they drive a black four-door sedan. in order to avoid this you have to get your packages delivered at work or perhaps use a service like amazon locker. keeping our city streets clean is a big part of our mission to build a better bay area. this morning san francisco is looking to launch a new recycling program to give people more ways to help.
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according to the examiner the city's plan would introduce two it is hoping to offset the resent closures of recycling centers in the bay area. now we want to get back to amy?nable thathey will shu o the sao is one place that could lose electricity because the weather is expected to be dry, hot, and very windy. firefighters in west marin are getting ready. they got proactive with the situation and set a controlled burn. this is at the martin griffin preserve. they burned about 9 1/2 acres, an area they consider vulnerable in these conditions. contra costa county is not on the list, but firefighters there are also on high alert.e
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because ofther onhagrew abundan winter. >> pg&e says the possible power shutoff would be smaller than the one we saw earlier this month. the bay area counties that could lose power are marin, solano, sonoma and napa. they're looking at wednesday evening in midday thursday. pg&e will be giving regular updates on what they're deciding to do throughout the week. reporting live in sausalito, amy hollyfield, abc7 news. dangerous weather tearing across texas overnight. the damage done as the sun comes up this morning. and let's take a live look at the big board. the new york stock exchange. we're starting the week up in positive territory. another check of the markets next. ready for halloween? this guy who lives here is. where you can find this home. first a check on your weather and traffic, here is drew tuma.
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ready for that drop? >> so ready. we won't see a drop in temperatures. it's warmer weather for weatherh tuesday and wednesday. by wednesday our fire danger will be on the rise. this is thanks to increasing winds in parts of the region. wednesday afternoon the winds are light across much of the region. we fast forward this into 10:00 p.m. this is wednesday night. and then you begin to see winds more active in the north bay. gusting close to 40 miles per hour. that does continue into early thursday morning. this is 4:00 a.m. thursday. that dry offshore wind coming out of the north. most active in the north bay with winds gusting 20 to 40 miles per hour. what we'll watch closely later this week, especially in the north bay mountains are the strong winds. the timeframe is wednesday night into thursday morning for those
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winds. 20 to 40-mile-per-hour gusts combined with low humidity, that's why our fire danger will be increasing. we'll keep our eye on those winds closely. jobina fortson has a look the a the roads. how is it looking? >> i love that transition. >> i get paid do this. >> beautiful. you know what else is beautiful? our traffic. >> nice. >> there's no major incidents on the roadways throughout the bay area. i just wanted to show you a beautiful view of the golden gate bridge. this is our camera there. smooth ride over that as you head out. and same thing goes in the south bay. this is 101 looking nice and smooth. now to our drive times. our bridges, richmond-san rafael bridge 8 minutes.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ the holidays begin here at the disneyland resort. tornado! we have a tornado! >> dramatic video developing out of texas. at least one tornado touched down bringing hail, lightning, powerful winds. this guy must be close to that tornado. that's not safe. that twister hitting a housing complex in the city of richardson. that's just north of dallas. loivooow fm the chopper flying over dallas looking at the destruction from last night. these are the first images we're
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getting as daylight made some of these images more profound. you can see roofs ripped off. trees are uprooted. the weather service will assess the storm damage today and confirm how many tornadoes hit last night. officials say no one has been seriously hurt. and no one has died. unfortunately we will see more damage to homes across the dallas area as active weather to the east.ed te we did have the report of a tornado outside of memphis, tennessee. that line is still active. we're still getting those reports of damage outside of dallas. back here at home, nothing but sunshine and warming temperatures. hour-by-hour we go. by 11:00 in the morning, widespread 70s. good idea to grab your lunch outside. into the afternoon, the warmest sots will hit the mid 80s. in about four minutes we'll look at the seven-day forecast, which does increase increasing
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abc 7 news is committed to building a better bay area and that includes stories about mass transit. >> b.a.r.t. is considering extending service to the area. lauren martinez is live in san francisco with the details. good morning. >> good morning. er we're following a report out of the san francisco examiner which says b.a.r.t. is considering extending service down geary sdra sandra fewer said it needs it very, very badly. she said we don't see these big transit investments. we talked to one woman this morning who takes muni off 17th and geary into the mission, she
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said if b.a.r.t. was here it could cut her commute time in half. >> it would make it easier, i wouldn't have to get up at 4:30 every morning. it would make it more room to breathe. >> as you can see, she hopped on to muni. now b.a.r.t. general manager bob powers told the examiner that an extension to geary boulevard will be looked at at the agency's upcoming study of a second transbay rail crossing. this is not b.a.r.t.'s first attempt to extend. reporting live in san francisco, i'm lauren martinez, abc7 news. >> thank you. abc7 news is committed to building a better bay area. one issue we're investigating is grnd cotrtion could begin at the millbrae train station as early as december. the station serves not only b.a.r.t. but caltrain. housing, retail and office space will be built on b.a.r.t. land. at least 100 units will be considered affordable housing. a parking plan needs to be
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approved before construction can begin. we want to hear your ideas about building a better bay area. share shem them by joining our building a better bay area page on facebook. house speaker nancy pelosi's brother died from complications from a stroke. he was 90 years old. pelosi wrote in a statement she and her family are devastated. she called her brother the finest public servant i've known. he served as baltimore city council president before becoming mayor from 1967 to 1971. he eventually went into private law practice. happening today in san francisco, several communities of color will protest what they one of these is in soma and it appears to depict mayor london breed smoking with her feet up holding a watch of cash. mayoral candidate ellen lee zhou paid for the political ads, she says they symbolize a mayor who talks about change but doesn't do anything about it. critics plan to denounce the billboards at 11:00 this morning
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in chinatown. hillary clinton was in the bay area to talk about the new book she wrote with her daughter. >> this comes after the former secretary of state inserted herself into the 2020 election. abc 7 was news at san ramon high school in danville as the two talked about their book, the book of gutsy woman. the conversation was largely about the 103 women featured in the book, but those gutsy ladies led to discussion about gun control and immigration. >> we can have a secure border and a smart immigration policy, which we must, without separating and caging children. >> clinton did not talk about her unexpected feud with democratic presidential candidate tulsi gabbard. in a podcast last week clinton suggested russian influence in the primary, gabbard believed she was the target of that, and called clinton corrupt and a war monger. now your morning money report. the new pixel 4 has a problem. >> the phone can be unlocked
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with your face but someone discovered it will even work with your eyes closed that means if you're sleeping someone could come over, point the phone at you and unlock your phone. goggle promises a fix in the future sdmroochlt facebook's libra's cryptocurrency could face a new challenge. a german lawmaker says it should be banned this comes a week after other world leaders called for libra to be put on hold until facebook can prove it's safe, secure and doesn't pose a risk to the financial system. last week several key partners backed out. and taking a live look at the new york stock exchange. we're a bit down from where we were a few minutes ago. now we're about 15 points higher. we'll check in throughout the day. with holiday shopping around the corner. we're seeing new toys showing up on store shelves good housekeeping is showing off the winner of the toy awards, a spin and spiral art station, a glam
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nail stamper and a doctor activity set. >> we're vetting it for safety making sure it meets standards. we assemble them all, make sure they're well constructed and durable. we want to make sure they deliver on all the skills and the kids choose the fun factor. >> that doctor activity set looks fun. you can learn more about each of these toys on "gma" at 7:00 a.m. abc 7 mornings. we're talking about it all morning. it's just great. a house in tracy, they're back at it again. take a look. ♪ check out the neon charge pumpkins and a light show of ghosts and gravestones. the man behind this flashy fall display puts on a show on the weekends to raise money for a local family shelter. tom betgeorge does this every year. he says his love for light shows began as a hobby. now he creates them for theme parks across the globe.
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>> yeah. >> oh, yeah. it's like that beat. you feel it, right? >> he's done a whole thing with pirates of the caribbean. he did a whole thing with the disney princesses. >> wow. >> like to their songs. he ups the ante every year. >> i have not gone out to see him. we should. >> pay him a visit. >> we're coming. >> road trip. >> if you see four very tall trick-or-treaters coming to your door -- >> with circle 7 pins, you know who we are. >> it's us. >> beautiful weather, guys. that's what we're tracking the next couple of days, then wednesday night and thursday morning our winds will begin to increase. today our winds are calm. a lot of sunshine. it's a warm afternoon. live doppler 7 showing you it is a quiet picture. sun just getting our first glimpse of that morning sunlight. a live look from the tam cam. not a cloud to be seen from this vantage point. it's a warmer and drier pattern that is developing. we're finding winds are gusty
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wednesday night into thursday morning, that will increase our fire danger. live doppler 7 along with satellite across much of california. you can see tranquil conditions. the reason why, high pressure, this will be the musclemaker of our forecast. a big ridge is setting up over california. this will influence our weather through the next five days. give us that warming trend that is already under way today. at 24. hour day planner. compared to yesterday. upper 60s along the coast. mid 80s inland. highs today above average for this time of year. 74 in the city. 78 in oakland. 8 in santa rosa. 85 the high in concord. winds now light. they will remain light. that will change wednesday night into thursday morning. 4:00 a.m. thursday morning tracking those offshore winds, strongest in the north bay between 20 and 40 miles per hour. accuweather seven-day forecast, warming trend continues for much of the week.
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there's that increasing fire danger wednesday night into thursday morning. otherwise the winds calm down midday thursday and then cooler weather moves in for the weekend. that's weather. let's get a check of the roads with jobina. >> good morning. how is this monday going? i hope the answer is good. but i want to give you a heads up here. commuter alert, the f market and e line on a muni starting today through the end of the year will stop at pier 39. bus shuttles will be provided between pier 39 and fisherman's wharf. a heads up from plalo alto polie this morning. some police activity is causing alma street to be closed from el caramelo to el dorado. they say right now there's no estimated time as to when that will reopen. they're asking people to avoid the area. the alternates are el camino re real. happening today, we have an
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exciting guest joining us midday live, ronan farrow will be with us in the studio. he is promoting his long-awaited new book, it's called "catch and kill: lies, spies and a conspiracy to protect predators." this is about rep harvey weinstein's sexual misconduct and the web of operatives trying to silence him. so hopefully you can watch us today at 11:30. you're reading the book. >> i am. i'm actually listening to the audio tape. he does all these voices of harvey weinstein, it's kind of fun. almost like he's taking his parents acting skills to use. it's a fascinating read. catch and kill, about this way that, you know, these media companies and high-profile people will buy stories and bury them and that led to these
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predators being out there. >> his reporting played a huge role in the me too movement. >> he won a pulitzer for it. it's a great book. i'm excited to hear your conversation. this morning we're hearing from the former 49ers analyst hailed as a portland. 18-year-old angel diaz carried a loaded gun into school under his jacket. keenan lowe took the gun and handed it off. lowe then holds that student. he kept holding him until police arrived. >> i think there's things in my life that happened that i think prepared me for that very moment. >> the incident happened in may but the video was released over the weekend. you can hear more from lowe coming up on "good morning america" and t
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beyond fast. it is now 6:58, here are the 7 things to know before you go. pg&e says dry and windy conditions could cause new planned power outages this week in marin, solano, napa counties. we are watching those winds closely. this is 4:00 a.m. on thursday morning. you can see those winds most active in the north bay, expecting wind gusts 20 to 40 miles per hour. number three, new video shows the path of destruction a tornado left last night in the dallas area. at least one twister tore through structures, overturned
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cars and knocked out power to tens of thousands. number four, elizabeth enriq enriquez has agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scandal. her husband agreed to plead guilty on friday. they gloated about getting away with cheating on their daughter's s.a.t. so she could get into georgetown. number five, a plan is reportedly in the works t.r.t. . transportation officials are about to take another crack at bringing b.a.r.t. to the richmond district. just a heads up for people on the peninsula. there is some police activity, palo alto police are asking you to avoid alma street. it's close d between el and the 49ers are 6-0, they beat the redskins 9-0 on a wet and muddy slip and slide field yesterday. >> all right.
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>> drew, there's a player named jimmy g. >> i think i saw -- did you do a segment on him? >> yes. >> you spelled something? >> yes. he's very talented. >> google him. >> okay. i will. >> jimmy g., if you're watching, good morning, america. and as we join you this monday morning, oh, well, severe weather overnight for millions. trail of destruction. powerful twisters pummeling texas. >> we have a tornado. >> damaging homes and businesses flattening this home depot. chaos on the highways. >> it is right in front of us. >> flipping cars, downing power lines. leaving more than 100,000 in the dark. we're tracking the latest. where the storms are headed this morning. about-face. president trump backs down from his plan to host that major international summit at his own resort as his acting chief of staff tries to take back what he admitted on camera that there was a quid pro quo with ukraine. royal revelation.
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