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>> a major water main break in san francisco sends water into neighborhoods and homes. i show you what it looked like. >> schools planning vaccine clinics for the younger students. why districts are preparing before fda author region for the five to 11-year-old age group. >> afghan refugees settling in the bay area. taking action to gather pressing needs. >> the hour-by-hour forecast coming up. >> abc7 news at 11:00 starts now. >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc7 news. >> water was pouring down the street, than that street, all of those houses.
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>> neighbors get a serious soaking after a water main break. some left mopping up this wet mess in their homes. >> thanks for joining us. i'm larry beil. city officials blame aging pipes that sent water rushing everywhere, soaking several city blocks. crews just finished up repairs. it happened in san francisco's crocker amazon neighborhood. j.r. stone was there and spoke with neighbors left with the mess. >> car tires pounded by w pouring down the streets of san francisco after a water main break in the city's crocker amazon neighborhood. >> a lot of water there. water coming out of it. >> fast water flowing down hills. something that could be seen from sky seven midafternoon. the break was so bad and up on the hill at the same time, water flowed more than a quarter of a
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mile down the road to the outer mission. >> pressurized pipes. when you have a break like that, the water flies up. it is how the system operates. >> it did not just flow down the street. at least two homes were flooded. we were there as residents scooped up water and dumped it in their backyard. >> i've never seen a flood that severe. came close to everyone's house. everyone rushing outside so they don't get flooded. water damage is pricey. >> the water main that broke right here was 88 years old. at this point, they tell us it is unclear what caused the break. water service was limited for some in the six block radius. crews fortunately now have the upper hand on a scary situation for those living in the neighborhood. >> like a waterfall. like we were in yosemite and the water was pouring down the river. >> everyone came to help each other, which was a good thing. i've never seen that before. >> j.r. stone, abc7 news.
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>> health is a topic we focus on in building a better bay area. we have the latest covid headlines. the cdc has moved california back into the high rate of transmission category a day after dropping into the lower substantial category. an fda panel is set to debate the need of a booster shot. pfizer pushing for approval. some on the panel are not convinced it is necessary. public health officials say halloween parties and fall gatherings could drive up the number of cases, even though 90% of the population is vaccinated. the expected rise in cases has officials planning covid vaccine clinics for five to 11-year-olds, even though the vaccine has yet to be authorized. abc7 news reporter kate larsen spoke with parents and county health leaders. >> the fda has yet to authorize a covid vaccine for children under 12. the marion county county office of education is saving dates for
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on-campus covid vaccines for their youngest students. >> we are really excited. >> alfred has two sons ages five to 11. >> proving it is safe for kids, we will be on board. >> ethan is ready to get the shot. >> i really want to run cross-country, but if you run cross-country, you either have to have a vaccine or get tested. . that would be a hassle. >> the timeline for emergency use authorization for a code vaccine for five to 11-year-olds has been a moving target. first we heard this summer, then december. the latest information suggests october. but first, pfizer needs to submit the trial data for five to 11-year-olds. that has not happened yet. >> marin county has always try to anticipate what is coming next. >> the superintendent of schools says if the fda authorizes pfizer's vaccine in october, she plans to start vaccine clinics on o schools, including miller
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creek middle. >> our hope is we will have 75% of our five to 11-year-olds, which is 21,000 in marin county fully vaccinated, prior to the winter recess. >> if you asked me a year ago, i would say i probably am not vaccinating my kid. but delta was a game changer for our community. reporter: dr. lisa santora plans to vaccinate her young children as soon as possible. >> as a parent, i see the harms of the vaccine as being extremely low. the benefits my children will gain by being vaccinated is if they are exposed to covid positive students, they will be able to stay in school. reporter: officials don't anticipate mandating the vaccine for students at this time. kate larsen, abc7 news. larry: the west contra costa school district can become the first in the bay area to require the school -- students
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get vaccinated. a vote is set for tuesday. the south bay ramped up efforts to prepare for the wave of afghan refugees. a town hall featuring lawmakers and local agencies reviewing the settling efforts. amanda del castillo learns hundreds are already here with more on the way. >> wednesdays afghan refugee town hall took on what life might look like for many resettling in the region. >> we have real challenges as we work to find room and create a welcoming space in our community in the bay area. in the bay area, we are challenged already. >> the mayor says big challenges to be addressed include affordable housing and homelessness. among those taking part in the discussion, harris with the afghan coalition, state of agencies, reset among groups, and the congressman. >> in our efforts with pressure,
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the stories, the names, the cases. >> preparing a home for the hundreds here and those still to arrive. the bureau of population, refugees, and migration says 220 five afghan refugees resettled in the bay area. people who now call santa clara, alameda, and contra costa county home. >> these individuals have yet to arrive here in california. they are assured through the federal government's pipeline to resettle in california. reporter:reporter: there is a real action in santa clara county. supervisors voted to pour hundreds of thousands of dollars into resettlement services for afghan refugees. >> we need to make sure their families are brought into our physical and mental health care system and identify any traumas, ptsd. if you remember how they were leaving the country, it was a nightmare. reporter: for that reason, so many of these afghan refugees simply don't want to speak with the media.
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traumatized and fearful about what speaking out might mean for the family members they were forced to leave behind. in san jose, amanda del castillo. larry: a day after defeating the recall, governor newsom is back on the job. perhaps getting started on his campaign for next year's election. first off, oaklands melrose leadership academy, where he talked to third-graders about government and civics. he promised to set an example of kindness and unity. >> coming out of this recall, i want to turn the page and express respect and a deep sense of responsibility. . not just to those that voted no on this recall, but those who voted yes. they matter, i care. and i want them to know i will do my best to have their backs, as well. larry: on the schoolyard, he showed the kids he's got skills. casually spinning the ball, globetrotter style.
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developing news. san francisco is looking to open a new safe parking location for on housed people living in their cars. it would be at a parking lot at candlestick point, providing around 150 parking the board of supervisors president says it will also provide opportunities to transition people into permanent housing. >> we also want to meet people where they are, address those needs, keep everyone safe, and provide opportunities to pass forward. that is what we are continuing to do. >> the project would use money from the city budget and state funds. it has not yet been approved. the city needs more input. a heartfelt sendoff for fire crews moving on after protecting south lake tahoe from caldor wildfire. how people expressed their gratitude. >> it was like serving innocent children up to a pedophile. on a silver platter. larry: olympic athletes fight back anger and tears during
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emotional testimony about sexual abuse by a former team doctor. a new casino betting on opening up in the bay area. it will be the third in the county. >> if you are betting on a rain, you may get lucky. the prospects for wet weather, coming up. larry: a look at what is coming up tonight on jimmy kimmel live after abc7 at 11:00. >> stay up late, sleep is for the week. >> anything i would want to say on twitter, i can't say on twitter. i would be killed. i can say good morning. and the first 10 responses would be i guess with your white privilege, it is a good morning. [laughter] oh! my new, bigger, crispier cluck sandwich.
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>> disturbing testimony as four gymnasts say their former team usa doctor sexually abused them, but institutions, including the fbi, failed to protect them. rachel scott has their emotional accounts as they testified before a senate judiciary committee. >> four of the greatest athletes in the history of american gymnastics demanding justice, telling congress they were betrayed by the fbi agents assigned to investigate allegations of sexual abuse by team dr. larry nasser. >> to be clear, >> take your time. >> to be clear, i blame larry
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nasser. and i also blame an entire system that enabled and perpetrated his abuse. >> it took over 14 months for the fbi to contact me, despite my many requests to be interviewed by them. larry nasser found more than 100 new victims to molest. >> mckayla maroney describes how he started abusing her when she was just 13. i told the >> >> fbi about tokyo, the day he gave me a sleeping pill for the plane ride to work on me later that night. that evening, i was naked, completely alone with him on top of me, molesting me for hours. i began crying at the memory over the phone. there was just dead silence. i was shocked that the agent's silence and disregard for my trauma, after that minute of silence, he asked if that was all. >> maroney accusing the fbi of
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covering up her claims to protect larry nasser. he will likely spend the rest of his life in prison. one of the agents on the k's has retired. the other, recently fired. detective -- director christopher wray apologizing to the women. were people at the fbi who had their own chance to stop this monster back in 2015 and failed. >> >> he then made this pledge. i and my entire team will make sure everybody at the fbi remembers what happened here in heartbreaking detail. reporter: rachel scott, abc news. larry: senator dianne feinstein showed her support, embracing aly raisman and simone biles after their testimony. she called it heart wrenching, adding the abuse and systemic failures must never happen again. in the south bay, day three of the elizabeth holmes theranos
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fraud trial. a former lab worker said she tried to warn about results in the blood testing device. she said she raised her concerns to the chief operating officer, who responded with irritation and anger. the defense questioned her, pointing out she has a bachelor's degree, but worked with a team lead with phd's with years of experience. a maximum of 20 years in prison if convicted for homes. a jackpot awaits. a new casino plan for sonoma county. an unincorporated area between winced or -- windsor and thunderosa. $600 million project and public comment period are set to begin by the end of the year. great and and river rock casinos are already located in sonoma county. the evacuations in response to the caldor fire have been lifted. residents are beginning to repopulate the area.
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blue skies are welcome. tourists are asked to be patient as they restock every harry staff. the smoke is clear, beaches have reopened. they hope people will return to the resort town. hundreds gathered in south lake tahoe to say thanks and goodbye to all of the firefighters who helped save the city. people took photos with firefighters. they were leaving to go home after the caldor fire. the firefighters were surprised by this, and thankful. we may have more dangerous conditions to deal with, and rain. sandhya: take the rain. after that, we will talk about the fire danger. the caldor fire is 71% contained. they did great. i want to show you the sunset. it was absolutely stunning. the sun went down at 7:16. you see the marine layer.
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you also under this a haze -- you also notice hayes in the air. the air quality advisory continues tomorrow. a live look from the san jose camera. nice outside. thursday, spare air quality advisory. friday through sunday, moderate air quality. we will continue to take a break from the heat. area of low pressure keeping the marine layer deep. close to 2000 feet deep. tomorrow morning, it starts misty and drizzly, low clouds around. this is starting to it will get interesting. the week and will feature the possibility of rain. a nice pushover the marine air into the north bay and east bay on live doppler 7. temperatures falling. they have fallen fast. 50's and 60's. this afternoon, 20 degrees cooler inland. most inland valleys in the 80's as opposed to the 90's. a live look from the emeryville camera.
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gray skies looking across 80. widespread low clouds and patchy morning drizzle. chance of showers. gusty offshore winds and fire danger early next week. temperatures in the upper 40's to the mid-50's. you probably notice it is getting cooler at night as we approach fall. about a week away. tomorrow afternoon, low 60's at the coast. breezy, hazy. inland areas in the low 80's. storm impact scale. this weekend, a chance. in the north bay, saturday night. under .15 inches expected. hour-by-hour forecast, pacific northwest gets the brunt. northwestern portion of the state will get good rainfall amounts. in the bay area, the tail end of the system. saturday into sunday, potential for some wet weather locally. in terms of rainfall totals, a couple hundreds of inch, about 1500s of an age in the northern
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part of our viewing area. up to the north, crescent city, over two inches. this rain will help the firefighting effort, especially in northern california, where the fires are still burning. below average tomorrow. more mild friday. morning drizzle followed by a chance of showers late saturday night in the north bay. better opportunity for the wet weather with the level one system sunday. fire danger goes up as winds increase early next week. anything to add moisture to the fuels would really help. >> we will take the rain. you are witnessing a first for space exploration.
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hey google, turn up the heat. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> we have liftoff. a history making spacex launched from cape canaveral on board the inspiration4. 4 space temperatures. people like you and me, except one is a billionaire. he bought the seats, then gave them away as a fundraiser for saint jude children's hospital. 29-year-old haley arsenal works there. >> it will go to these kids i get to work with, who inspire me
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every day. we have a lot of future astronauts now. larry: there's actually a record number of humans in orbit tonight. 14 in all. seven on the international space station, three on a chinese space station, and four on the inspiration4. chris alvarez very much here on earth with us earthlings. and the giants, things starting to get tighter with the dodgers. >> the dodgers dodgers dodgers s san francisco trailed early. can the bats bring them back fo
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by your local toyota dealers. >> giants put their season high nine game win streak against the padres. two and a half games up on the dodgers. this giants fans taking the nachos. it goes to the other guy instead of himself. giants trailed 5-0. long ball to get back in. tyler estrada making it 5-2 in the third. 5-3 game. they got it up to 7-3. giants kept on slugging. steven duggar, solo shot to right high. 7-4. brand-new belt. 7-5. breaches in the fair territory to make it close. bottom eight. represents the run. the nine game winning streak is over. the dodgers win. the lead drops.
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he really does it all. r fake tagging himself. second base. matt olson. 35th of the season. first time over the 100 rbis mark. oakland ads on march a, the two are behind locked. oakland up 12-5. season high 18 hits. kansas city with a winning run. the a's win 12-10. two consecutive games on the east coast, the niners are staying east prepping for sunday's game. stamping the greenbrier in west virginia, the same resort they stayed out last season. settling into the west virginia way of life. >> it is different than what we are used to back home. getting place to place, the bus drivers are awesome. learn more about west virginia from them. >> the wallpaper is rough in
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for apple tv, enjoy tv, amazon fite tv, and roku. download the app now. thanks for watching. jimmy kimmel live is next. the guest is bill marr. >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- bill maher. hannah waddingham. and music from carly pearce. and now, jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] ♪ >> jimmy: very nice, thank you. thanks. hi, everyone. i'm jimmy, i'm the host. thanks for watching. [ cheers and applause ] thank you for joining us here in sunny southern california, where gavin newsom is still the governor. [ cheers and applause ]
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