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visit your local chase branch. i'm meteorologist sandhya patel tracking higher fire danger this week. red flag warnings coming up. holiday lights going you up, could be going off. pg&e could cut the power in just days. dear fremont, we're living. amanda del castillo, city leaders talk building a better bay area in fremont. no, i'm not ready for another round. i'd like to take a vacation. >> just in tonight, pg&e has added three more counties, santa clara, santa cruz and san mateo that could be affected by power outages. >> nine counties could lose electricity. only san francisco is not
expected to lose power. >> more than 303,000 customers could be affected. we have team coverage tonight. >> cornell barnard. >> but first sandhya patel. >> critical fire weather conditions. we have a very dry bay area, drought monitor here. combined with area of low pressure dropping into california, be winds behind the low out of the north-northeast and dry out the air mass even more. red flag warning wednesday to thursday morning. north bay mountains, east bay hills and diablo range. over possibility of overhere. ury hour. 5:00 a.m., 26. notice it's over 30-mile-an-hour
winds in of what's to come. back with a complete look at forecast coming up. >> thanks sandhya. lots of stress in north bay as residents gear up for another round of pg&e power shutoffs. >> for some businesses timing is terrible, one week before thanksgiving. >> cornell barnard is live in santa rosa. >> reporter: thousands of folks have been through power shutoffs before, never gets easier. owner of this pie shop hoping the power stays on, got a lot riding on it. >> busiest time of the year for us. >> reporter: go time at the bakery, stacked holiday pie boxes to the ceiling. 600 orders for thanksgiving but baking may not happen if pg&e shuts the power out this week. >> we'll go out and beg, borrow and plead for refrigerated truck in the parking lot? i don't know, we can't call
people and say pg&e has ruined your holiday. >> reporter: last power shutoff nearly put her out of the business. >> god love pg&e. >> reporter: oakwood village market serves retirement community. >> generators ready to go. >> reporter: last time out for five years. >> not ready for another round, like to take a vacation, fly to hawaii, avoid it. >> reporter: stocking up on supplies. >> put in cooler, take to a friend's. >> reporter: alerting customers that high winds could prompt the shutoff wednesday morning lasting 48 hours. >> will safely restore power in stages quickly as possible with goal of restoring most customers end of day thursday. >> hopes there will be pie for all. >> we just wait with five dozen eggs in the refrigerator and
everybody's thanksgiving dessert on the line. >> reporter: city and county officials are telling residents to be ready, charge your cell phone, fill your gas tank up, have flashlights and batteries standing by. cornell barnard, abc7 news. >> we know you have a lot of questions. find the answers on abc7news.com. we have a section on the power shutoffs. look up specifically which areas will be affected and see if the weather forecast has changed since the decisions are made based on the conditions. also tips and tricks like how to make your cell phone battery last longer, abc7news.com. >> and we'll send out push alerts as pg&e the power out process. for the latest, download news app. police have surrounded a house, in standoff with man who
may have a gun. abc7 news was there when police used flash bang grenades. this is at santa clara and 8th streets. started before 6:00 p.m. when police responded to disturbance call. heavy response and some armored vehicle there. repeatedly heard them calling suspect to come out. one person seen led away in handcuffs by police only to be released a short time later. new developments in orinda halloween party shooting. four of the five men arrested are out of jail. contra costa county declined to charge them. shooting at airbnb rental left five people dead. investigators say there were rival gangs involved in mass shooting inside that home.
many people think of the bay area as just san francisco, oakland and san jose. but there's so much more. like all this. where we work, live and love. all of our cities, big and small, are facing the same problems and everyone is looking for solutions. that's why abc7 is looking for answers and inspiration in communities throughout the region and revealing how they're tackling the same big problems. how is fremont working to build a better bay area? >> kristen sze and phil mattier m monitored discussions. >> amanda del castillo was live at the town hall. >> reporter: we talk a lot about building a better bay area at abc7 news. tonight's town hall considered aspects dependent on the making
that happen. growth, business, quality of life, so much more. panelists spoke in front of a room full of people. standing room only, washington campus auditorium, mission to discuss those that live in the bay area. growing pains, business and quality of life. >> economy is changing, city, demographics changing, need to work together. >> everybody talks about the problems but solutions are harder to talk about. >> reporter: moderating, abc7 news news anchor kristen sze and contributor phil mattier. all focused on building a better fremont. >> these conversations allow us to hear from the people who we serve. >> reporter: change the pace of fremont. in the crowd of dozens, resident of 30 years wanted to better understand today's challenges.
>> very important conversation. my first ever town hall in my life. >> reporter: others admit they're more determined than ever to find real improvements and lasting solutions to business, liveability, homelessness and housing issues. >> we need to have a more robust conversation for housing and centers for people who want to live here. >> reporter: say need to consider the delicate balance for building a better bay area. >> important as preparing for the future, going to urbanization, protecting the assets and resources we have that are irreplaceable. >> reporter: overall many tell me this was a very important conversation to have. 75-minute town hall looked at successes. growth that led to diverse, thriving community that fremont is today. amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> we streamed the entire
conversation on abc7news.com. facebook and youtube. new at 11:00, housing crisis was one issue discussed and tonight people gathered in fremont to raise awareness about the flight of the homeless. interfaith tribute to those who died homeless. organizers read names of 25 people who died on the streets during the past year. >> way to remember people who died without being seen. it's time to really get serious about creating homes for everyone who needs a home in the bay area. >> the nonprofit, abode services, partnered with st. james episcopal church for the ceremony. building a downtown is not an easy task. as part of the building a better bay area focus on fremont, see how the city is tackling it. something missing from sutro
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this week we're building a better bay area by focusing on fremont. it's one of the largest cities in the bay area but has no downtown business district. that's about to change. city is taking steps to create a unique urban center, literally starting from the ground up. amanda del castillo tells us about the plan taking shape. >> yeah! >> reporter: at this ground breaking celebration last month, city leaders turned over a new chapter in fremont's history. event center in one acre civic plaza the centerpiece to building downtown from scratch.
fremont founded in when five cities merged. centerville, irvngton, niles, mission san jose and -- districts have their own centers. >> it's important for city to have a gathering place, social heart, opportunity to have more interactions and dynamic services. >> reporter: mayor lili may say it was four decades in the making. 110 acres bounded by fremont boulevard, maori avenue, paseo parkway and walnut avenue. >> we have our arts, it's creating that space. as buildings go up and resources are available, solidifies that. >> lacks a downtown, fourth largest today in the bay area
without a downtown. >> reporter: initiatives manager says will provide new housing, offices and retail space won walking spaces of fremont b.a.r.t. >> out 2,500 new residential units to bring new residents to downtown and new retail and commercial space. >> reporter: not come without hiccups. great recession slowed project but gave them the opportunity to fine-tune it. >> picked in 2008 to be the master developer, went back, said nothing is going to get built for five years, let's plan the whole district. >> reporter: includes flexibility to adjust to market demands. >> housing in the tank, build offices. bad office market, build housing. >> reporter: main street will be here on capital avenue. first broke ground in 2015 and
has completed this treelined street with bike racks, park benches and parking steps away from future store front. still work to be done but momentum is picking up steam. >> private investment is coming n multiple projects under way or well into development pipeline. >> reporter: engaged local business to encourage them to make downtown a destination. >> this is a location for dining, entertainment, we're here to help them make that happen. >> reporter: work under way on the city's new event center, downtown fremont is closer to becoming a reality. >> to see it coming on the rise is like jack and the beanstalk, plant a seed, watch it grow. >> reporter: amanda del castillo, abc7 news. >> we're dedicating this week of building a better bay area coverage to fremont, looking at issues that impact the city,
housing, job creation, diversity and much more. new at 11:00, a mess in the east bay, as many as nine got into wreck near broadway terrace exit. cars everywhere. sky map 7 shows where this happened in oakland, no word if anyone was hurt. san francisco's sutro, normally three masts on top, only two today. what happened? tower is undergoing repairs and masts are being replaced. new antennas installed as well. >> grinchth sh, fi itrit back. >> exactly. we're watching fire conditions. >> meteorologist sandhya patel has been keeping track of it. >> fire danger rising midweek.
gusty downsloping winds developing, dangerously low humidity and very dry vegetation, months of no rain. some measurable drizzle but no real storm to soak the ground. next few days, cooler and breezy, dry and gusty, then high fire danger coming up for midweek time period for our hills. check out the temperatures now. all in the 50s, clouds holding the numbers up. live look from our camera, increase in crowd cover an live doppler 7. wednesday morning the winds gusting to 37 miles an hour at middleton. brighter color is 10:00 a.m. wednesday. it's not all over the place, higher elevaton event. wednesday night that's changing.
36-mile-an-hour winds, calistoga, fairfield, getting breezy even in san francisco and oakland. something to watch. system is going to come through. seeing fog out there along the coast, increase in cloud cover. can't rule out isolated sprinkle or shower tomorrow afternoon or evening. majority of that is in the south bay. turns to snow in the sierra. south of tahoe wednesday, why we have a winter weather advisory. tuesday afternoon through wednesday night. above 75 hnz feet, expecting snow. watch out for reduced visibility. wednesday night, system tomorrow and wednesday, not out of the question, measurable drizzle. .02 inches in san francisco. los angeles, .07 inches. real rain going into southern california.
first thing tomorrow morning. mid-40s to low 50s. fog and clouds around. then afternoon, dramatic drop in temperatures. anywhere from low to upper 60s, breezy as well. 62, san francisco, oakland. 69 santa rosa, 67 in concord. 65 livermore. accuweather seven-day forecast, windy in the hills wednesday, high fire danger and gusting still thursday morning. winds subdeciside, temperaturese up and hold for low 70s inland. public impeachment hearings resume tomorrow. abc news will carry them live from washington, d.c.. >> 6:00 a.m. you know when you're at ross and you realize it's time your sister stopped borrowing your sweaters? yeah! that's yes for less.
and breaking news in the east bay tonight, we've received multiple calls from abc7 news viewers saying they heard a loud noise coming from crockett. >> did get a grainy picture which shows smoke billowing into the air, seen across the bridge. >> fire department says a plant released steam from overpressurized line. some reported a sound like jet plane, whoosh or roar, no evacuations or road closures but wanted to let you know. >> fire department is saying no concern to residents at this point. that's what -- cit the latt information. nor he'sayin> on . "monday night football" tonight, good day for raiders and 49ers.
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back-to-back. which we did earlier this year. big game versus kbroibz. lot of football to play. one game at time, everyone is in it seems like right now. got to get stuff done thiswe raiders weathered storm of crazy road trip, won three straight, 6-4 overall. rookie defensive end max crosby, team high rookie record, four sacks against the bengals, another rookie playing big-time role. >> getting a lot of production, well documented, from our rookie class. we're going to continue to raise the bar for them. for raider fans, we have 5 of the top 90 picks next year. plan on adding five more really good players next year. that's the exciting thing. credit to all the players and coaches who worked well together. >> raider nation eyes on mond"my night football" from mexico.
perfect 24-9 kc. philip rivers, picked off, threw four of those. chiefs maintain lead in west, oakland right behind them. bears had 22 turnovers and seven minutes without scoring in second half but nice pass from jackson to henry, one-point game. another huge three here and cal wins by four. 4-0. abc7 sports
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