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turns into a vial -- a wildfire in santa cruz county. evacuations are in effect as crews work into strength and control lines. good morning. it is saturday, october 16 then you are watching abc 7 news at six clock a.m. on abc seven, hulu live, and wherever you stream. thus look at the weather with lisa. lisa: good morning to you. we are set for a very warm day today but if you want to see fall like whether return -- weather return, it is coming over tomorrow. another sunny and unseasonably warm day today. 55 san bruno, 60's in pacifica, low 40's in santa rosa and we are basically a warmer than we were yesterday at this hour. look at what is to come, not only sunshine but by
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the0' wanhaiti again in oakland emeryville. mid 70's, dropping to the 70's with an onshore flow late in the day so the sea breeze kicks in and we look at gusty winds, a cold front headed our way and a level 1 system for sunday and several systems coming our way next week. i explain in a few minutes. >> developing news in santa cruz county where a wild fire is burning. calfire confirmed the estrada fire is a result of an earlier prescribed burn. flames burned 150 acres and a 0% contained. evacuation orders are in place by calfire says crews successfully have gotten retardant around the fire. residents can get help at poor alito's community church. no more evacuations are expected. the prescribed burned
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supposed to be here, the location on this map. it began yesterday morning. around 4:30 yesterday afternoon, calfire put out word of the wildfire. caused the burn to jump the containment lines. prescribed burns can only take place when the fuel and weather conditions meet requirements. a suspect is injured after exchanging gunfire. police were trying to stop a stolen vehicle before 4:00 p.m. yesterday and say the suspect started firing and detectives engaged in what they describe as a prolonged exchange of gunfire. the suspect barricaded himself in the car but was eventually extracted. he was injured and taken to the hospital. the shopping plaza has reopened and nobody else was hurt. an oakland man was stranded in his home for hours after an ac transit bus crashed into it and took out his wheelchair ramp.
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we are learning or -- new details about the police chase that started it all. ryan curry spoke with the man and his neighbors who rushed to help. >> it was a wild afternoon for darrell. crews here towing a bus out of his home in west oakland. >> i was screaming out of the house to some of my neighbors who had ran over to try to find if i was ok. ryan: he first spoke to me over the phone because he was stranded upstairs in his house. he is in a wheelchair and was stuck there for the afternoon. >> all that would and debris has knocked everything over to where my lift is and that is the only way i can get down, on that lift. ryan: emergency crews were able to get to him and make sure he was not injured. according to chp, officers chased a stolen car all the way to west oakland where collided with a bus, forcing it into his home. chp says four people were in the stolen car, two in the
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hospital with injuries. the bus driver and others on board went to the hospital with minor injuries. >> i was standing in front of my house talking to my grandson and his friends, which is a few houses down the block, and we had the crash. we looked down and we saw the vehicle. ryan: mercedes rodriguez was one of the neighbors that came to check on her. -- check on him. once he was safely downstairs, he told us he still needed to figure out where he was going to stay. >> that is a scenario happening right now. what i will do at this point, i have no idea. where i'm going to go -- no idea where i'm going to go. ryan: people that live in this area told me one of the neighbors was on the bus and taken to the hospital. as far as repairs to his home, he expect a long process with the city of oakland and his insurance company. ryan curry, abc 7 news. liz: mask rules have changed in
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several bay area counties. public health to parma's in san francisco and marin are easing restrictions for indoor settings like gyms. yorkie health is a better component of building a better bay area. our reporter was in san rafael where many are more than ready to dig the masks. >> the signs are coming down at the san francisco tech firm, fast. >> this is a milestone for us today. >> face masks are no longer required for employees. >> the city decided it is safe for us to take our masks off again and it is nice to collect with colleagues on that level. >> people can now unmask in some indoor settings like small offices or fully vaccinated -- or where fully vaccinated people gather. >> it is nice to get back to some normalcy. >> san rafael no requires
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vaccinated for -- masks for vaccinated members. >> we are thrilled. >> owners kyle mcbeth and michael perry plan to offer several -- separate classes for those who want to still weigh -- still wear a mask or want to be unvaccinated. >> it's good to have a class whether they are unsure or whether they are vaxed or not, they can give a mask on and feel safe. >> it means i do not have to sweat as much on my face, that i can breathe and not feel like i am going to pass out. >> dr. matt willis appeared on our three prim -- 3:00 p.m. show getting answers, telling kristen sze when the mask mandate could be lifted across the board. >> we stay in the yellow tier and we have three days under our belt in the yellow tier. we stay in the yellow tier in three weeks, november 3 we would be able to lift the mask mandate as a county. we would be falling back to the
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state mask mandate and we are only talking about the local mandate. the state would require people unvaccinated in public places to continue to cover their face. >> dr. willis sa dig masks yet because other state agencies will have the final say of the mask mandate is lifted in san rafael, cornell barnard, abc 7 news. liz: an independent fda panel voted to recommend johnson & johnson's booster shot for millions of americans. adults over the age of 18 would be eligible and since a single shot j&j vaccine does not offer as strong a protection against covid, the panel agreed to recommend a second shot two months after the first does. j&j says it's studies have shown their boosters increase the immune system's response against covid. >> it will increase efficacy against severe disease, increase efficacy against all symptom
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at a covid. liz: the fda and cdc need to approve the panel's recommendation for j&j and met dona -- moderna's shop. a vaccination site will be open until the end of november located in downtown oakland at franco gala plaza. all services will be free and available without an appointment. taking a live look at sfo as the u.s. prepares to lift travel restrictions for international tourists from 26 countries. luz pena spoke to tourism experts hoping for a boost our economy. >> after a 21 month-long travel ban, international tourists are weeks away from being allowed act the u.s.. travel agent edward sue is counting down the days. the white house announced the u.s. will welcome back international travelers from 26
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countries, including france, italy, and china. there are two requirements, they need to be fully vaccinated and show proof of a recent negative covid test. >> so you would like to go? lu traveagent se john has been getting calls all day. >> within minutes, ready as soon as we find out today, i had >> it is important these reopen. in 2019, the a before covid, 63% of all tourism in san francisco [indiscernible] ryan: the next hurdle is airlines -- luz: the next hurdle is airlines. travel agents are concerned. >> united a learn can send their flight to paris nonstop and they are going to restart on the first of the summer. luz: travelers from asia will have to face another setback
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going back home. >> but they returned and still need to quarantine, even some 14 nights, 21 nights, that is a major problem. luz: this is one of the many reasons sf travel says they want -- won't have pre-pandemic numbers for a long while. >> until 2025. liz: you can ask our vaccine team your questions. just go to and click on the big blue box. happening today, your chance to help find a disease that affects millions of americans every year. the 2020 one walk to and alzheimer's steps up in san jose. all of the funds raised for the event support the research event of the alzheimer's association. registration starts at 8:00 at excitable park, the home of the santa fe giants. the opening ceremony is 9:00 and the walk starts at 9:30. abc 7 is a proud sponsor of today's event. the weather should be nice for
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it. lisa: on the warm side. we are near 50 degrees this morning. we will go well into the 80's today. over the east bay hills. temperatures near 80 along the bayshore. even warmer in spots in linz, cooler at the coast, rain arrives tomorrow. we are talking about an abrupt change from today to the second half of the weekend, next. liz: a blow to a north bay wildlife preserve'sand blast of. a new nasa mission. it is embarking on a 12 year expedition. what lucy will study and explore in space. ♪ ♪ remember when no dream was too big? and you could fearlessly face the unknown. you still can. ♪ ♪ when you have a rock you can depend on for life
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next week. she is facing 39 criminal charges including child endangerment and sexual assault. prosecutors say she would invite teenagers to her home where she would push them to drink heavily and watch them engage in sexual acts. her two sons were removed by child where frail -- welfare officials. now a story only here in seven, a peninsula man is looking for accountability after he says a tire shop damaged his car. >> they are not treating me a victim as racism, they are treating me as a pr nightmare. liz: he says what his -- cam video uncovered was more serious than a cracked windshield and makes paint. >> we noticed a crack on the windshield is pretty clear from where i'm sitting. >> he noticed the crack crack ck went to have a flat tire replaced. >> i checked the dashcam footage
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to figure out what happened with my windshield and i figured out what they were doing with my car and how they were disrespecting me and my vehicle. >> what's bill who only wants to go by this nickname found was the two employees who took his car in -- [laughter] -- going on a joyride. >> i'm so conflicted. >> this is what bill may have accounted for the scratch on the hood. >> this customers not here. >> what is most distressing is what is said next. >> going too fast. >> the workers can be heard marking -- mocking bill, using some asian accent. >> what was your reaction when seeing the video? >> i was horrified. >> bill says after he alerted america's tire about the damage and sent to the company the dashcam video, they offered to file a claim to repair his bmw but it was not until a car enthusiast friend of bill's with nearly a quarter million following posted the video
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showing the worker's behavior. >> that is when things started getting escalated. >> bill got a call to the assistant to the vice president of the company. >> they were blaming their employees for what happened. >> i went to america's tire to inquire what happened with the employees. >> i am dion with abc 7 news. they are not working anymore? they've been fired? >> yes. >> i followed up with america's tire which sent the statement " we have moved swiftly to investigate and they are no longer employed by america's tire,"," the customer has been -- tire. the customer has been contacted. our goal is to treat customers with the respect they deserve." to him, it is not enough. >> it is insulting because they are not treating me as a victim of racism, they are treating me as a pr nightmare. >> i asked america's tire a response to their statement what they would do to address the racist mocking.
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my question was not answered in time for deadline. dion lim, abc 7 news. liz: if you witness or experience racism, you can fight it and find an ally by going to new this morning, lucy has lifted off. the first of its kind nasa mission to study space fossils got underway a few hours ago. >> tower clear. [rocket blasting] liz: the mission will explore a swarm of space rocks. they are swarms of rocky material trapped in the same orbit as jupiter around the sun. scientists think the trojan asteroids could be some of the oldest out tax -- oldest objects in the solar system. they hope this will give nasa insight into the creation of the universe. so far west lost its gold standard accreditation but it is not in danger of closing. the association of zoos and aquarium made the decision this
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month and safari west is now appealing it. the accreditation is more for prestige and helps build up reputation. the santa rosa wildfire it has to pass annual infections by the state and federal government. the association of zoos and aquariums put out a statement, " the commission noted serious concerns with veterinary practices and care and acquisition and disposition of animals." safari west issue their response saying, " we believe this is based on misinformation." safari west has been accredited by the aca since 2010. unless there's a dramatic -- dramatic change in the next couple weeks, about one million people will follow the strict distraught rules in california. the san jose california will require customers to reduce usage by 15% from 2019 levels. if they go over, they will have to pay surcharge of a little
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over seven dollars per unit. one unit is 750 gallons. new effects will take effect november if approved. f dw, there is good news, that there is rain in the forecast. lisa: yeah. we could see an end to fire season because we look at not only one system but several systems. the first system is a weak one but we will see changes arrive as soon as later today in terms of a stronger onshore flow. even though we are forecasting temperatures well in the 70's around pacifica and half moon bay, we will see the sea breeze kick in and by the afternoon, it will be a couple degrees cooler. here's a look at live doppler 7, huge dome of high-pressure overhead. at slides t et tomorrow, 55 in hayward, 41 novato. we have 60's in upper elevations with 19% relative humidity around mount tam and the wind out of the north. we desperately need the rain.
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on the peninsula, in the 80's again. south city, upper 70's before the sea breeze sets in and redwood city, a warm day for yoothe temperare a s arriving tomorrow. a level 1 system with scattered showers will be a light one, under .1 of an inch for most of us. it will be breezy to gusty at times. here's the time front as the cold front pushes through by the late morning. it is 3:00 right now and reining in parts of the north bay. the front still pushing to the east of us. san francisco wechat 5:00 at the peninsula, looking at showers. by 6:00, rain in the south bay. it quickly heads to the east, spreading snow in the sierra nevada and we are looking at amounts anywhere from a couple hundreds in mountain view to over a 10th of an inch half moon bay. perhaps that in santa rosa. .5 in hayward and ben loma could
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pick up .1 of an inch. this could pick up the snow -- could bring the snow several inches, exciting here. incline, three inches, blue canyon, three inches, six inches in tahoe city. an about-face as we head toward sunday. sn jose o d's omsan82 mountain view, u's downtown. then we will get the sea breeze late in the day. the wind will be light overall, allowing for a rapid warm up today with 86 santa rosa, calistoga 87, looking at the east bay with oakland, about 80 again. what a warm day with 83 union city, fremont 84, heading inland and temperatures even warmer than yesterday, we could see 87 in concord. 88 for livermore. a 70's around the coast, 80 around the bay, upper inland --
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light amounts for a system in the north bay, a breeze include a monday. tuesday, he chance in the showers late in the day. the next system comes wednesday and looking at temperatures, warming up a bit thursday. could see more rain into next weekend. so way too early to say how much rain we are expecting for the subsequent systems but the first one is like priming the atmosphere and certainly we do need it. it will be a welcomed change. liz: it really will be. we can take what we can get. thank you. just ahead, and man says he has the actual biggest pumpkin in the country this year. why he was disqualified then from the half moon bay
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endorse a johnson & johnson booster shot. what that means for the americans who received the single-dose vaccine. and the debate over mixing and maxing -- matching boosters. a supply chain disruption is leading tam to shelves and rising prices. now, a trucker shortage threatening to worsen the gridlock ahead of the holidays. bill clinton hospitalized. the former president recovering from an infection. what we are learning about his condition. it is all ahead on gma. liz: a man in wisconsin says he has actual largest pumpkin but it makes it -- but a detail makes it in for competitions. mike schmidt says his pumpkin tips the scales at 2520 pounds. he says that makes it the heaviest pumpkin in the country, worth a prize of 20 grand, but it will not go down in the record books because of internal
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pressures and the awkward way the punk and grew, t disqualifyin cck. >> the crack was a size of a fingernail. it happens. there is no crying in punk and growing. >> mike grew three pumpkins this year and they all had similar issues. he understands and says he will try again next year. it happens. in two weeks time, witches, monsters, and ghosts will take over the bay area on halloween night. this year, halloween will need the safety seal of approval from medical experts. >> estefani taking her out to have the full experience, dressing her up, ei getting candy but at the end of the day, it is more her experience, getting to see what most kids have been able to do. liz: health officials say the holiday should be quite safe as long as these commonsense guidelines are followed. if you are eligible, get vaccinated, don't go out if you are gatoutdoors groups, and wass in wear your masks.
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>> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. liz: good morning again, everybody. thank you for joining us live on abc seven, hulu live, and wherever you stream. we started with a look at the weather. it lets get over to lisa arjun. another nice day. lisa: it will be beautiful and warm. starting with chilly temperatures. temperatures range from the 40's and 50's for most but 60's in upper elevations. 60 in o is , 40 eight fremont, and low 40's in the north bay. temperatures are up compared to yesterday, the last day we will
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probably see that. though with a lot of cloud cover, we will see milder mornings ahead but it is the afternoon that will warm up quickly. upper 60's by 10:00, looking at mid 80's the even upper 80's for :00 inland. 80 in hayward and oakland with low 80's petaluma and a 70's in san francisco. cool off quickly, the sea breeze returns, and we are talking rain and gusty winds tomorrow, only the first system in a series of wet weather makers expected to arrive next week. liz: thanks. one day after giving the green light for him a dharna booster shot, an fda panel made a similar recommendation for the one dosed johnson & johnson shot. christine sloan has the details. christine: millions of americans who receive the johnson & johnson vaccine are now one step closer to a second shot. an fda advisory panel voting to recommend booster shots for anyone 18 and older, at least two months after getting the
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single-shot vaccine. >> we have millions of recipients that have been waiting for answers, and generally, they have been left in the dark. finally now they have a path to getting that additional protection. christine: data from johnson & johnson show a booster two months after the first shot increases protection to 94%. symptom at a disease. up to 100% against severe disease. the booster developments, as millions of americans make plans together for the holiday season. the cdc updating its guidance, saying "the best way to minimize covid risk and ensure people can safely gather is to get vaccinated, or get the booster if eligible." vaccine requirements continue to go into effect in cities across the country. in san francisco, police officers who have not provided proof of vaccination yet now face termination after an overnight deadline passed. >> it is going to affect every district station in the city. christine: in chicago, the city
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and police unions filing lawsuits against each other over a similar requirement for the city's officers. chicago officials saying despite the requirement, no officers will be barred from working, at least right now. christine sloan, abc news, new york. liz: a california company grew so popular during the pandemic they had a hard time keeping up with demand. now with students in school, the demand is even higher. the tc frs from our sister station in los angeles looks at what they are doing to ramp up production. >> an accidental sequence of events are how cofounders melinda wong and her husband describe their wildly successful online business, happy masks. last march as the pandemic was beginning to hit shores, masks were in short supply. >> my mom sent us a box of masks from taiwan. not >> any old maskstheshabe c'd
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and another scientist who perfected it. >> melinda's mom used to work in this industry. he also had worked on the original nano fiber membrane used within these masks as our filter mechanism. >> its shape offered what other masks lacked, breathability. >> it had a unique shape, so while we didn't think much about it, our neighbors and friends were noticing what is it that you are wearing and where did you get that? >> the interest led to the couple launching "happy masks," and adding their own whimsical touch of the process. >> i received a lot of comments from friends and families that say this is the only mass my -- masks my kids will wear. april 2020 we decided that we would make it more accessiblernl and that is where we saw this huge spike in demand in july.
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preparing for that along with the delta variant. >> each time they restock, masks sellout within minutes. as they meet demand, the couple is wrapping up production and bringing on staff. >> if you want a particular mask you will have to go to the company website, and join a waitlist, unless you preorder. if you do, be prepared to wait two months. liz: former president clinton stayed another night at uc irvine medical center for treatment of a your illogical infection. he is getting more intravenous antibiotics. he was admitted to the intensive care unit atrophying overly fatigued at an events. -- an event. his wife visited him thursday. some bay area locations are shutting doors, some temporarily and some are good. people were confused showing up to get personal
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banking service and figured out they were closed. atm transactions are currently operating. at least seven locations in the south bay have seen temporary closures and we have lived -- we have listed them on screen. only one location in palo alto will permanently close december 7. a spokesperson says understaffing is responsible for the closers. governor abbott returned to his university to tour a stem facility. the campus is taking a new approach to guide students, especially women into stem education. glass replaces solid walls to encourage collaboration. undergraduates are welcomed, not just researchers, and a $100 million contribution was made by john sobrato and his wife susan to make this happen. happening today, apple will take part in an annual tradition in the san fr
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the us -- the escape from alcatraz event. it begins at alcatraz island and ends at aquatic beach park. many swimmers participate in this to become one of the alcatraz 100 club, a group of athletes who completed the escape on hundred times. the oakland museum today is launching a free outdoor program called lunchtime sessions. every week, call artists and performances from different genres will engage through storytelling. it will be in the museum newgarden, state-of-the-art stage and equipment. lunchtime sessions are free, open to the public, and you do not need a reservation to enjoy. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, holiday shortage. south bay tradition is asking for volunteers so santa is not short of helpers this holiday season. and here's a live look outside this morning, looking over the bay you can see there it is now6 on this saturday morning.
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lisa: welcome back. here's a live look from the exploratory in camera looking over the san francisco skyline this morning. still dark out there this saturday. thanks for waking up with us. liz: exciting thing to participate in this week if you are looking for good food. ancisco restaurant week is back for a second go round this year. this event only comes about once a year but this year it did happen in the spring and now the fall. or than one hundred 60 restaurants are participating and each will offer a prefix menu for lunch or dinner at a discount. san francisco restaurant week runs through next sunday, october 24. in the 8:00 hour, we talk live the golden about its hopes for local eateries after what has been a very difficult year. happening today, the colorful and oee trolley dances will hit streets.
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up if any dance theater is marking 18 years of the public art and densevent -- dance event. trolley dances can be found along historical routes and there will be a celebration of filipino history month in filipino indigenous peoples month. trolley dances continue tomorrow. also today, a special tribute for a man who inspired millions of people living with hiv. a memorial boulder dedicated to timothy ray brown will be unveiled at the national memorial road this morning. a brown, also known as the berlin patient, is the first known person to be cured of hiv. he lived in san francisco for several years before dying of leukemia last year. today's dedication begins at 9:00. let's get a quick look outside. lisa: it is a mild morning for some. here is a look at 280 in san jose where temperatures are on the cool side but we are looking at mid 80's returning. this morning, ranging from the
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low 40's to mid 60's, so it is in the wind sheltered areas, the valleys are certainly cool. everybody warms up today and rain arrives tomorrow. my forecast is coming up. liz: next up, curry looks ready for the regular season as the worries wrap up an undefeated preseason. larry has the highlight in sports. lowe's showrooms have a variety of stylish flooring you'll love for years to come. like stainmaster lifetime stain resistance limited warranty. order now, get your flooring
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liz: welcome back. here's a live look from the golden gate bridge camera. quiet roads. let's talk sports. stanford will be back on the road hoping to rebound from last week's loss. at kickoff's 4:30 this afternoon at martin stadium and you can watch the game on our sister network, espn you. san jose sharks play their season opener tonight against the winner paychecks. -- winnipeg jets. the warriors will play their first game of the regular season tuesday night against the lakers. si, the doves play their final
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game of the preseason. here is larry beil with the highlights in this morning sports. larry: good morning, everybody. the warriors open the regular season tuesday night trying to figure out a perfect preseason against portland at chase center. -- robert coming fs rubb cg tod covington coming in hot. just before halftime, steph launching from deep and he is rescued by his brother-in-law, damion lee. you know that was a pass, right? that's what i'm trained to do there. damian lillard did not play in this game so more curry cooking and counting up his points. the warriors launched 46 threes, hit six from downtown. we proclaim him ready. steph went for 41. warriors 5-0 in preseason actio 119-97. college football, number nine,
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oregon, and eugene. tied at 10 in the fourth quarter, chase garber is rolling out and it is his tight end, 17-10 bears. the ducks are trying to keep their nationalaes ony, e . 24-17 ducks. seconds left, fourth and goal, here comes the rush. incomplete. oregon holds on 24-17 and cal cl falls to one and five. the number of james jones, the san jose native won a super bowl with the packers. story of the first half, wide open charles ross for the spartans touchdown. seven penalties in the first half. the definition of showing up angry. noah right planks greg bell like he is a too low. a spartans down seven, tyler evans, off the guide.
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tied at 13. to the secondlucas johnson to je matthews, game over. drive home safely. the aztecs remain undefeated in double overtime. one of the american league championship series, astros embracing the hate, hosting the red sox jose altuve. he's only 5'6", gigantic for houston. we are tied at three apiece. two in the seventh, carlos threw a fastball out. he is admiring his work. if you're wondering what time it is, it is my time. the astros power their way to a game one win, 5-4. it is a wrap on your morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. liz: and it should be a pretty good weekend. we can enjoy it before the rain comes in. lisa: tomorrow we are going to get our heads wet.
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today, the warmest day out ofent warm yesterday. upper 80's in monterey along the central coast. even locally, upper 70's half moon bay, san francisco, all due to this dominant ridge of high pressure with us for another day. it moves to the east tomorrow, setting the stage for a system and several systems to come visit us into next week, providing more rain chances. here's a look at the golden gate bridge with clear sky, 57 downtown. 47 in morgan hill, pacifico, no wind at 64, mid 40's in mt. view. 53 in oakland. a nice feo sunrise at 7:19. this is from our tower camera where we are low 40's, 42 by the delta, 50 in concord. looking at mount tam, a beautiful start to the day, air quality is good and it will be warm if you are headed out with light winds. temperatures will warm quickly. it will feel hot out there.
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looking at a sunny and warm fall day today. cooler tomorrow, gusty winds, showers arriving toward the late morning in the north bay and more chances of rain into next week. the winds today are lights, one thing that will aid in our warm up. by the afternoon, we switched to an onshore component and seem to get the sea breeze going, may be a few degrees cooler along the coast. i'd winds into the early part of sunday and the cold front arrives and gusty winds by late in the day. say goodbye to warm weather. with this, we are looking at rain coming into prime the atmosphere tomorrow with a level 1 system. it will not be much, a light system, they b .1 of an inch or under for most of you -- maybe .1 of an inch or under for most of you. heaviest rain through cloverdale, 3:00 in the afternoon, dry for most of us. by the late afternoon, the front marches across the bay, swinging to the peninsula and south bay. by 6:00, we have rain around san
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jose and the santa cruz mountains. by late in the day, overnight, the skies clear and we are setting the stage for a chilly start to the workweek. here are the amounts, from a couple hundreds to 71dreds 2.7la we are looking at not only more rain but more snow. this is to bring anywhere from three to maybe eight inches of snow from inclined to donner and here's a look at the week ahead. this is the midweek system, late tuesday into wednesday, october 19. as we get into the latter part of the upcoming work week, yet another system. into next weekend, this does look promising, doesn't it? wet weather down through the central coast. hopefully this does verify and we will be looking at welcome rain. in terms of highs, this is a warm day in santa clara 85, 82 san mateo, a little change on the peninsula, but the sea
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breeze is allowing for low 70's this afternoon in daly city. 84 in vallejo. from oakland to n city. inland, made 80's for you. concord, 70's at our beaches, 80 around the bayshore cub are -- bayshore, upper 80's inland. a breezy and cooler tomorrow, light rain, and we are dry monday and tuesday with another level 1 system wednesday and again on friday. liz: lisa, think you. now to a holiday shortage and this could affect your children. there was a shortage of santa's helpers. abc 7 dustin dorsey explains how organizers of san jose's annual christmas in the park are changing up santa visits to help with health and safety worries. >> it is two months until christmas and oh what a time of year. stores have begun to spread holiday cheer. christmas in the park will return for in-person fun, but
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there is worry that it may be missing someone. >> ho ho, merry christmas. >> when they retire, they hang up their black boots and santa hat, and others for safety reasons and their own personal reasons, they are not able to participate this year and hope to come back in future years. for us, we are sure. we don't want somebody to come down and have santa not be there. >> we know this guy is busy for this time of year so 40 years visits with his helpers have been the centerpiece of the excitement for christmas in the park in san jose. with drive-thru and in-person events, the park will offer more volunteer shifts than ever before. >> merry christmas. >> after losing 10 volunteer santa's helpers, organizers are making changes. >> it is up to us to make accommodations and see if we can attract more volunteers to help with the centre program so we can have a good variety of people that want to come and
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visit and share their time and visit with guests. >> after a year of virtual and distance visits in 2020, kids can see hanna's -- santa's helpers again with safety in mind. each volunteer chooses distance or traditional visits based on their comfort ability. >> how is the jelly belly doing? >> better than ever thanks to covid. >> this is one of santa's helpers at covid for nearly a decade. he loves the emotional impact santa can have on a child. >> give me a high five. good job. you want to sit on my lap? >> he encourages others to volunteer and make a difference. >> this is the year for you to step up. the kids really need to have some christmas interaction, a little sense of normalcy. we should do everything we can to bring things back to a real christmas season from what you've seen in the past. >> visit our website for what to volunteer. there is nothing to lose.
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dustin dorsey, abc 7 news. liz: next, a new one-of-a-kind theater festival kicks off in san francisco this weekend. what a co-founder says makes this event stand out.
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liz: here the winning numbers from last nights $85 million mega millions drawing. the mega ball is 18. nobody picked also numbers -- all six numbers. a block party in san francisco's mission district. park street food, shopping czar and art festival, it is a free event that partners with local nonprofits to benefit students and female minority business owners. if you must -- you must rsvp if you plan to go. noise pop runs from noon until 6:00 on 19th and 20th between brandon harrison street. in the mission district, a first
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of its kind theater festival is opening in the bay area this weekend. the theater festival features eight original projects and performances all being produced by performing arts organization led by people of color. the award-winning san francisco bay area theater company is one of those organizations. tomassi aaron the cofounders of what this makes them stand out. >> we have several theater companies, ballet, and all of us under one roof. producing art together to furring -- bring back live theater. i think it is incredible. black, latin, asian people being on the forefront of a culture. we always have been and now we are getting the opportunity to showcase it. liz: the festival is today and tomorrow at the brava theater center. tickets start at $30 for a performance block of two shows
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or $50 for eight performances. lisa, look how beautiful it is this morning as the sun comes out. lisa: you are glowing. take a picture, that is a gorgeous hop behind you with the sun coming up. 7:19 is the official sunrise and we will see a warm day out there from upper 70's downtown to 80 in oakland. upper 80's livermore, mid 80's santa rosa and san jose. look what happens tomorrow. a cold front arrives, a level 1 system, .12 in richmond. louisiana much cooler but as we look at the accurate weather forecast, that is not the only opportunity for rain. a break monday and tuesday and another system arriving wednesday. it looks unsettled with more rain into next weekend. how fun is that? liz: that is some good news. we have been asking for. thank you all for joining us here on abc 7 mornings. abc 7 news continues at 8:00 a.m. have a great day. ♪
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