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power poles around the bay area and we will talk about the likely cause. >> the protests planned statewide today. >> the countdown to christmas, have you started your holiday shopping? the major retail that unveiled its lack friday deals. good morning, trying to get my halloween costume together, it's monday oct >> we are checking in with a look at our forecast. rrew: we got some rain late last night and are only dry day we are trekking over the next seven. a couple of rogue showers left over from the cold front. that will move out in the next
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30 minutes. later today, it's a partly cloudy sky we will start with clear skies and some clouds later this afternoon. it's a dry day and you don't need your rela but wrap your jacket because it will be cooler. on saturday, it felt like summer and yesterday it felt like all and today it feels like winter out there. 61 in the city jose. the next storm we are tracking will arrive in the second half of the day tuesday we will show you that coming up in a few minutes. >> pg and he working to restore power to thousands of customers in the bay area. this is the latest utility outage map. in many cases, the weekend rain is what's responsible for many people being in the dark. power poles r e firs ia whileig
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st. >> p g nde working all night long. look at this power pole. this is the aftermath of what happens when the rain hits these power poles after so long of being dry. it's been so long since we had rain. we got video of what happened in south san francisco. witnesses say sounded like a firecracker with a couple of dozen transformers knocking the power out to thousands of customers. there were power outages from vallejo to the east bay. >> the water line and it was kind of weird. >>
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then the other and then we went black. his sound like a big firecracker or a bomb going off. it was pretty loud especially since it was right behind our house. >> pge says the light rain causes the dirt that has accumulated on those power lines to turn to mud which they say conducts electricity and causes outages. there are still 15,000 customers without power this morning which is down from 28,000 late last night so they made progress overnight but a lot of people will be starting their week off in the dark. more rain is coming so it might be a good idea to check the batteries in your flashlight in case it happens during the next wave. >> take a of power poles also caught fire in san francisco. this was 23rd and tagha
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peers some of the rain that hit the peninsula with roads really slick as the rain came down there were several rashes including one north of the devils slide bypass tunnel. no major injuries there. >> with all the rain, there is snow in the lake tahoe area. most people are excited about that, racing out to local ski shops. most ski resorts don't open until the middle of next month but people are still planning their first trip. >> we get to take our son up to the mountains this year. >> the first rain storm down here come everybody starts thinking about skiing again and gets excited and they are looking for new gear. >> the forecast will provide much-needed moisture in the area
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as tahoe is still recovering from the caldor fire which burned more than 200,000 acres last month. >the weather team track me seris of storms headed our way this week and you can track the conditions where you live on live doppler 7 available now on our app or your phone and your connected tv so search abc 7 bay area. >> about vaccinations at san francisco state university. representative from public health will be there and the city and university have not revealed any other details about that announcement. the news conference will start at noon. some parents are plenty to keep their kids home from school today. they are organizing social media to protest the covid-19 vaccine mandate for children. >> this vaccine is not a slamdunk. you can still get the disease and we want them to know that we are serious about not being forced to vaccinate our children.
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>> the students who attend school in person will be required to get the vaccine once it is fully approved. enforcement could begin as soon as january but not likely until july. you can always ask our vaccine questions on abc7news.com/ vaccine and click on the blue box. >> the fbi hasasasasasasas to free 17 american hostages in haiti. 16 of them are from the u.s. and five of them are kids. we go to the live desk. jobyna: the timing is important, experts say the first few hours are critical in these situations and the haitian government is waiting a gang for the kidnappings. it happened at a checkpoint as the missionaries were on their way back from a visit to an orphanage saturday. the state department says it has been in regular contact with senior haitian authorities and says the welfare and safety of u.s. citizens abroad is one of
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the highest priorities of the department of state. haiti has been racing a major rising gang violence, gangs now control roughly half of the capital city of order prints -- of port-au-prince. >> they are doing these kidnappings for money, no politics involved, it's not terrorism. their goal is to make as much money as they can from the hostagetaking. jobyna: haitian officials say no demands have been made today. the haiti transportation union is going on strike in protest of security breakdowns. there have been mass kidnappings from buses and carloads of victims. reggie: fire crews in southern california made significant progress on the 78% contained fire. more than 6000 fire fighters battled the flames and the santa ynez mountains west of santa barbara. it broke out and has burned more
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than 17,000 acres. in santa cruz county, the estrada fire is now 60% contained. 148 acres have burned but no homes were damaged. all of a croatian borders -- all evacuation orders have been lifted. the fire started after a controlled burn on a retired calfire battalion chief property jump to containment lines. kumasi: there was a tribute to mark the 30th anniversary of the oakland mills fire. the north hills community hosted a picnic to celebrate the people who keep oakland safe and honor those who lost their lives. in 1991, this fire killed 29 people making it the third deadliest wildfire in northern california history. oaklands fire chief lives in one of the areas hardest hit by the blaze. >> to prove that not only is it important to me and my family but members of the open fire
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department, there'd shift -- their chief lives in the highlands. kumasi: now here's a special report. >> its sad news, colin powell, first african-american secretary of state in her chairman of the joint chiefs of staff has died the age of 84. we received a tweet from his family moments of go. he was at walter reed medical center and died from complications from covid though he was fully vaccinated. he was the first african-american secretary of state and he was secretary of state during the gulf war. colin powell is a path breaker in so many ways. >> i'm looking at the video right now. the way he always carried himself with such grace and such
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dignity and such strength especially with his military background. my father often talked about him in the way he advised all these different residents through decades. i know the family very well and i served on the board with a son michael and i cannot help but think about the powell family right now. >> i serve with them during the clinton administration staff. colin powell has died at the age of 84 and we returned to our regular programming. >> this has been a special report from abc news. reggie: that's shocking to hear. kumasi: complications from covid, 84 years old in the hospital, his family tweeting that information out to us this morning. reggie: our condolences to
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tracking snow showers. we get a good picture how much snow has fallen when the sun comes up stop grab your heavy jacket because we are starting in the 30's and the 40's. we are slowly warming only into the 50's and by the afternoon, it will feel like winter with temperatures only in the low to mid 60's. the storm system moved through early this morning is now pushing off to the east and we are tracking our next storm with a cold front. this one is moving in tuesday. tuesday morning, can quit -- completely quiet. we will find showers first arriving in the north bay in the evening and sliding south for the early morning hours wednesday. wednesday morning will likely will be a wet morning commute. let's look at the traffic. jobyna: i am crossing my fingers for the commute later this week because we are not used to that stuff we are starting with a live look in oakland showing 880 with headlights traveling south
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and traffic has been very light this morning. we are looking live in emeryville in the headlights are traveling west bound. not a lot of movement there and we are starting to see the slow down out of tracy so 40 minutes for the drive time. today, you can weigh in on safety improvements to the improvements on the golden gate bridge. a study found there were 250 injury crashes involving bicyclists on the bridge from 2010-2019 and speed was a factor in about 50 of those and recommendations include establishing a speed limit and increasingyou can give your inp0 a.m. at the meeting this morning. kumasi: gabby petito's parents
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say they were duped by her fiance and misjudged who he was. in a candid interview, the mom said he was quiet and polite and she thought her daughter was in good hands. as the couple embarked on their cross-country road trip, her body was discovered last month in grand teton national park and declared the victim of a homicide stop brian laundrie was named a person of interest. >> i worried and i told her to be careful and be safe and make sure, to be aware of your surroundings, don't trust everybody. they felt safe because she was with ryan i felt she would be ok. kumasi: law enforcement has been searching a florida nature preserve for him for more than a month. reggie: the debate areas marking three years since the earthquake , 63 people died and more than
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3700 people were injured. the earth explicit art of the bay bridge and caused the cyprus freeway to collapse. it happened during a live broadcast of the 1989 world series between the giants and the oakland a's. thursday is the great california shakeout and you can download the app to take part in an earthquake drill and you can take a look back at that historic moment that change the bay area. our peabody award-winning coverage of the earthquake is featured on her home page, kumasi: a new program in the east bay is working to build a better bay area by making affordable housing more accessible to low income residents. this event promoted the initiative program. this event focused on helping black property owners and open receive financial support to build in law units and generate more income. >> we want to figure out how they can take advantage so they can either bring housing to the committed tea, support their efforts in creating legacy and
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wealth building tools and providing generational housing. kumasi: homeowners can apply for financial support to richmond neighborhood housing services. apple will kickoff at second product event today and will host its unleased event that's expected to unveil the new macbook pro along with its next generation silicon chip post-up it may introduce an entry into the airpods. last month they relieved -- they revealed the apple phone 13. reggie: several retailers say many of the products you want to get for christmas may not be in time for the holidays. >> this morning' morning' mor of a major retail ceos are warning they could run out of their best-selling products weeks ahead of the holiday season stuff >> shop early, look
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for back orders. > interest spiked in outdoor orders. the containers to ship gear got more expensive. >> the challenge has been getting product out of asia into containers and onto ships to get here. >> kasich fund ceo's as labor shortages are the main reason why products are delay. >> we are desperate to find labor in the marketplace. >> coming up at 7 a.m., we will tell you how the is addressing the shipping bottleneck and how to get your must-have holiday gifts with time to spare. kumasi: in walmart is unveiling its land work shopping deals. instead of a big one day sale, is spreading out its black friday deals over the month of november. this is the second year in a row the company has done this because of the pandemic and they
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are planning three different sales events next month in the first one starts november 3 and this year members of the walmart was program get early access. reggie: ok. i already told you i am not ready. drew: i work well under pressure during the holiday season but that will not bode well for me this year. reggie: gift cards. drew: great, that's the way to do it. exciting that we saw a rain yesterday and that's the beginning of what we will see for much of the week ahead stuff today is the only completely dry day with a road shower that move the right now but for the most work, the storm has exited the region. in the south bay, you can see some light rain in the center ruse mountains. all in all, the activity is winding down. what's left over is some dense fog. in the north bay, zero miles
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visibility. slow driving and low beams because of the fog but it will lift once the sun gets up. it's cold in the northbay now. it's 39 in santa rosa and low to mid 50's around the short line but have your heavier jacket this morning. it feels like a winter morning. only mid-60's for the south bay this afternoon and partly cloudy. downtown today, 61 which is below average for this time of year and 59 in daly city in the north they remains in the low to mid 60's in the east bay low to mid 60's. in land, low to mid 60's as well so it feels more like january/february. 30's and 40's this evening. we love to see this, rain at
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night on tuesday, scattered showers wednesday with the best chance on thursday and more showers on friday and all eyes on this week. tracking a stronger storm likely so dust off your umbrellas because it will be a pretty wet week. reggie: the giants officially wrapping up their season as the warriors kick up a brand-new one. kumasi: a condition doctors are discovering and more and see you later teeth stains. colgate optic white renewal deeply whitens with the power of hydrogen peroxide. and, try the optic white whitening pen to remove 15 years of stains in just 1 week.
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kumasi: it's 5:24 a.m. rain is causing all kinds of issues in the bay area numerous power outages. abc 7 was there when this power pole caught fire in san francisco. reggie: a the only dry day we have, it's feeling more about january-february. reggie: breaking news, former secretary of state colin powell has died. the family made the announcement about 30 minutes ago on social
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media and they say was from complications due to covid-19 but he was fully vaccinated. he was 84. kumasi: some parents across the state are planning to keep their kids home from school today and they are organizing on social media to protest governor newsom's vaccine mandate for schoolchildren. reggie: jury selection begins for the three men accused of killing ahmaud arbery who was killed while jogging through a georgia neighborhood. jobyna: it's dry out there and your trains are running on time. kumasi: the box office this weekend with the biggest horror movie opening since the start of the pandemic. younger viewers are driving the return to theaters. reggie: the giants their final news conference of the year.
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they will talk about the season and look ahead to 2022, their magical year ended last week after the tough series with the dodgers and now they had to the off-season. kumasi:kumasi: the warriors tip-off their season tomorrow. golden state opens and i lay against the lakers and -- and then as their home opener against the clippers. they finished the preseason perfect. the sights are set on making a deep run for the playoffs this season. >> our expectations are higher this year than they had in the last couple of years. the way the league works, you need to step it up everyone wants to win a championship first and foremost and whatever that takes, we want to be as prepared as possible. >> we are a champion caliber team.
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we can put the ball in the hoop so i think it will especially year for us. kumasi: the warriors take on the lakers on the road tomorrow night in the tipoff is set for 7:00. reggie: coming up, a wake-up call for a singer-songwriter visiting san francisco shooting a new music video and his warning to other people. kumasi: dr. fauci's message to for the holidays. i drop off and pick up my kids from school so, i can't work early. or late. and i need to make enough to make it worthwhile. i can only work two days a week. and it can't interfere with my other job. i can do full-time. just not daytime. and i need benefits. good ones. and you know, it would be nice if you paid for my tuition.
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leading to empty shelves across the country, how long this could last stop good morning and welcome to monday, october 18 . kumasi: let's start with a check of the weather. drew: tracking the tail end of the showers that move through late last night and first thing this morning. we are tracking showers in the south bay parallel to 280. another cell is approaching fort hamilton but that's it for rain. most of today will be dry. visibility down to one mile especially around santa rosa. we will find sunshine as we start the day and we will find some clouds later this afternoon. it will feel like winter out there. we are in the upper 50's and
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mid-60's across the region so grab your winter jacket this morning and have your sweater this afternoon. more rain we are tracking tomorrow and we will have that in a few minutes. kumasi: former secretary of state colin powell has died.we go to the desk with what his family is saying. jobyna: he was the first black secretary of state's family that on facebook saying he died early this morning from complications of covid-19 although he was fully vaccinated. they say they have lost a remarkable and loving husband, father, grandfather and the great american. his leadership throughout several republican administrations help shape foreign policy and he was getting treatment at walter reed national medical center. he was 84 years old. reggie: the rain last night is blame for fires on power poles. thousands of homes are still
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without powers. this is the outage map and they are all over the bay area. amy is live in south san francisco with more of what happened. >> good morning, pge crews worked throughout the night and you can see a crew working on london avenue in south san francisco step look at the damage they are dealing with. they are trying to restore power but the transformer blew with some serious damage after this light rain. this is what look like when the transformer lou. it happened to a couple of dozen power holes all the way to san mateo. witnesses say it sounded like a firecracker when it happened. this knocked out the power for thousands of people and some say they are losing patience. >> it's a little frustrating. i hope this causes the city to force pge to put everything underground. you wouldn't have as many problems and this is not the
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first time this has happened. >> pge made progress overnight, restoring the power to about 13 housing customers. they still have -- about 13,000 customers but there are still 1500 customers without power. this happened because it has been so dry and the light rain causes the dirt that has accumulated on the power lines to turn to mud which they say conducts electricity and causes outages. they have not given an estimated time of when the power will be turned back on. we are live in south san francisco. reggie: if you have the abc 7 news app, you're getting updates like this one where we have new information and get breaking news by downloading the app and turn on the push alerts. kumasi: residents of a north bay community are monitoring an area known to get flooded with heavy rain. this is the samp anselmo creek.
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-- the same anselmo creek. >> how many residents in saint anselmo are impacted by discrete? >> 4-500 structures so we need to deal with it. last summer during covid, we took off the top of the foundation and created a new community amenity but next summer, the county will remove this structure and that will engage in some halfling. -- some baffling. kumasi: downtown business owners have been flooded in the past and will keep an eye on this. reggie: vice president, harris will be at the lake mead reservoir and discuss the case of the drought. infrastructure bill and if passed it will be the largest infrastructure bill in history. the lake mead reservoir was the
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lowest it's been since 1937. kumasi: jury selection begins for what is expected to be one of the biggest trials in george's history. the case against three men accused of killing ahmaud arbery as he jogged through a neighborhood is seen as a test for racial justice in the deep south. jobyna: father and son gregory and travis mcmichael neighbor william ryan are facing murder charges in the death. the 25 euros shot and killed february of 20 during a conference tatian. brian reported the incident on his cell phone. they said they thought he was a burglar and they were trying to make a citizens arrest. 600 potential jurors are expected to reap work today with another 400 on standby. this reflects the challenge in finding impartial jurors for a case that sparked outrage across the country. >> it will be a lot especially if it's starting with sending
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out jurors from our local area. that's the difficult part because they could eliminate a lot of people. >> potential jurors were asked to fill it three-page question nor -- questionnaire. the defendants face nine counts each. they have all pleaded not guilty. reggie: the british government is considering stepped-up security for lawmakers when they meet with their constituents. this follows the deadly stabbing -- standing of a long serving member of parliament. he was the second british lawmaker to be killed in five years. he was attacked during a meeting of the local church. his death has sparked a debate about how to keep politicians safe stop authorities call the attack and active terrorism. the 25-year-old suspect is being held. former president bill clinton is back home in new york.
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last week, the former president was admitted to the hospital, suffering from a urinary infection that spread to his bloodstream. he shook hands with doctors and associates as he left irvine medical center yesterday the former president will finish a course in antibiotics. kumasi: with trick-or-treating and the holidays around the corner, dr. anthony found she is earning this is urging everyone to be vaccinated as soon as possible. >> if you are vaccinated, you can enjoy halloween and trick-or-treating and certainly thanksgiving with. your family at christmas kumasi: millions of americans got the single-dose johnson & johnson vaccine can soon get the booster shot. an fda panel voted unanimously friday to recommend authorization of. roosters dr. fauci hopes to ease concerns about the vaccine. >> i think they should feel good about it because what the advisors to the fda felt is that given the data they saw, very
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likely, this should have been a two dose vaccine to begin with. >> in a pandemic situation, the best thing you can do is get out there and vaccinate as much of the house -- as much of the popular nation. as quickly as possible with one shot kumasi: the j&j booster can be given as early as two months. as for kids ages 5-11, the fda will authorize the vaccine for early next month. reggie: interest in booster shots is not matching the desire for the first vaccines. confusion among who is ella both and inconsistent munication are being claimed for the lack stop only 10-30% of eligible older adults have received their booster shots since it was authorized in august. since many got their shots a month ago, health officials say their odds of serious illness are going back up again. you can ask our vaccine team your questions, go to
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abc7news.com/vaccine. kumasi: a musician robbed of his gear in san francisco describing the scary moments after men broke into his car. reggie: your body's reaction to exercise, new research explaining what we don't see the same results at the gym but first, drew: drew: check on the weather. good morning, a front move through last night with an isolated showeveyou can see then for that will move into cupertino in the next few minutes. some slick roadways but that's about it in terms of wet weather. it's a totally dry day with some dense fog. we will take you to the north bay as we see that moisture condensing into fog from last night's rain as we are down to one mile of visibility in santa rosa.
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winter weather advisory around tahoe with snow showers until 9 a.m. and once the sun gets up, we will have a good picture of how much snow has fallen step it's chilly in the north bay and 30's and 40's there and winter weather jacket is needed. low to mid 50's around the bay shoreline. we are not warming up too much from where we are now. only into the 60's later on and feeling more like january or february stuff upper 50's to mid 60's today and our next storm will arrive tomorrow night stop let's get a check of the traffic. jobyna: i thought i wouldouldoud in travel advisories for tahoe. chains are required on 80, 89 and 50.
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the city friday afternoon and he says he noticed men breaking into his car and stealing $30,000 in equipment. he and his friend ran after them. that's when things took a turn. >> they all pulled guns on us. it was me and two of my mates and so much adrenaline and so much confusion and some shock and fear. kumasi: he joked that he he joe want to come back to san francisco after this experience but he will be back on tour in december and he says is not planning to bring anything expensive. he reminds everyone to not keep valuables in the car. reggie: more shoppers across the country are fighting -- finding store shelves empty which is a problem with this is why chain, strips are stranded at sea and there's a lack of workers to move products. we have more and what's being done and how long this will last. >> the supply chain crisis is
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blamed for empty store shelves across the country. gina raimondo expects improvement by christmas. >> we are going to fix this, it will take a little time. >> she highlighted recent stighl taken by the biden administration to address the bottlenecks including the open -- opening the port of los angeles 24/7 but the problems could have far-reaching effects through next year. >> this could be something that will be well into next christmas. product like toys, shoes and cars are stranded on shipping containers, boats, trains and trucks and experts blame the gridlock on skyrocketing shipping costs and a shortage of service workers and truck drivers. this well of post-pandemic demand from consumers vastly outpaces supply. >> demand is fickle and can change on a dime. the supply change resources to support that demand take weeks or months to be able to align to
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support different kinds of demand. >> pete buttigieg says his department is working with state dmv's to speed up commercial driver's licenses for truckers but he acknowledges more needs to be done. >> we need to deal with the long-term issues that have made us vulnerable to these kinds of bottlenecks when there are demand fluctuations and disruptions like the ones caused by the pandemic. reggie: despite rising inflation, americans are stepping up spending stuff retail sales in september were up .7% more than the month before and sales were up nearly 14% compared to a year ago kumasi: step there is this -- there is a push to put in permanent green space. community members can gather they hope to make this car freea change permanent. neighborhood nonprofits hosted
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community events like outdoor voter registration and the coalition is proposing a permanent golden gate greenway. >> very few people realize their earth rep just 3000 kids from the tenderloin who have no access to parks. kumasi: it would run along golden gate avenue. in the south they come in to enthusiast came together at the santa clara convention center for the 30th annual international food festival. it featured 150 vendors from seven different countries, about 600 were on display in people could shop for new fabric and learn quilting techniques and organizers were thrilled to host people in person again. >> it's a very tactile art. you can buy things online and view things online but there's nothing like seeing it yourself and touching it yourself and you need to be here. kumasi: the city of santa clara
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recognized last week. reggie: have you wondered about your body's reaction to exercise? specifically you working out next year friend and doing the exact same thing so why does he look ripped? british scientists think they know why, they say even if two people do the same exercises and follow the same training program, the results all come down to how your genes react and build muscle. more than 3000 people 18-55 took part in the study and none had previously taken part in exercise training. everyone showed improvement but researchers say how much improvement depended on their genetic makeup. kumasi: ok. reggie: blame your parents. kumasi: always for everything. drew: we learn moderation is key for everything so enjoy would you enjoy reggie: step i always blame it on being tall.
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that's way i hate it when there is someone else tall at the gym. drew: and they look like what you want to look like? reggie: that's right. it's hard to put on the muscle. kumasi: that's what it is. drew: let's talk about the weather. first thing this morning with him isolated showers that's moving through saratoga right now. you see another one moving through mount hamilton. this is what's left of the cold front. it is a dry day so for the most part, you don't need the umbrella. also take it slow in the north bay as we are tracking fog down to one mile visibility in santa rosa. numbers right now, oakland is at
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50 five and 52 in san francisco but down to 39 in santa rosa. grab the winter jacket this morning. later today, we will not be too far from where we are now. 61 in the city later and 63 in oakland and 64 in san jose. later on tonight, get ready for one of the coldest nights so far this season with many of us in the 40's and parts of the north day. there is that storm system that is pushing to the east and we are trusting our next storm of this will arrive tuesday s. rain arrives tomorrow night with more scattered showers thursday but by friday, the showers are everywhere. the weekend starts outright and
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rain return saturday night and sunday, we are tracking a stronger storm. reggie: thank you. she is the oakland native who is now a household name, zendaya sharing her secrets to this week's block esther film kumasi: kumasi:. and the hi, i'm pat and i'm 75 years old. we live in the mountains so i like to walk. i'm really busy in my life; i'm always doing something. i'm not a person that's going to sit too long. in the morning, i wake up and the first thing i do is go to my art studio. a couple came up and handed me a brochure on prevagen. i've been taking prevagen for about four years. i feel a little bit brighter and my mind just feels sharper. d cod to yo.ttle bit brighter
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it's time for “operation: get kids to think learning is fun.” any ideas? we can give them all osmo. it's technology that turns a tablet into a super-fun, learning device. they won't even realize they're learning... ...until it's too late. everyone: muahahahahahahaha! fun. educational. genius. all denny's pancakes are made to order with fresh buttermilk. but this month's spotlight stack feels like fall. and is the pumpkin-iest pecan pie drizzliest and most gram-worthy of them all. new! pumpkin pecan pancakes. this month's spotlight stack. see you at dennys reggie: this fire over honolulu beach is being labeled arson. the fire sparked yesterday morning at surfboard racks between the honolulu police station and the hotel. this is the second fire in that same area in less than two years. last february, and arson fire
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destroyed storage lockers but no one was hurt in either of these fires. more teenage girls are reportedly showing up at doctors offices with tics, jerking movements and verbal out first since the start of the pandemic. experts think anxiety, depression and tiktok can be playing a role. the wall street journal says movement disorder doctors were stumped at first so experts at top pediatric hospitals started consulting with each other and they found that most of the girls had something in common, they were watching tiktok videos of people with to rats. dr. say there are some things parents can do if they notice their child exhibiting new tics and they recommend taking a social media break and talking to a specialist. kumasi: facebook is creating thousands of jobs in the european union to build the meta-verse. the social media company
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unveiled plans for the meta-verse in july and says it will be space for people to connect using virtual reality. facebook says it will hire 10,000 skilled employees in europe over the next five years to create this program and says it's investing in the eu because of its large consumer market, first-class universities and top quality talent. reggie: james bond was no match for halloween ills over the weekend. it took in $50 million in its debut. >> p is the essence of people. reggie: the latest bond offering fell to second place in the second week, earning $24.3 million. drew: 5:55 a.m. and bring your heavy jacket this morning as we are starting out in the 40's and 50's and slowly warming through the day. mainly in the 50's later today and gradually only warming to low and mid 60's. it's below average for this time of year.
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partly cloudy skies and chilly in lake tahoe. only 75 in palm springs but they should be warmer than that this time of year. over the next seven days, is the only completely dry day we have this week. by tuesday evening, rain returns lingering into much of wednesday morning then we will seek more rain likely thursday into friday and then another storm saturday and by sunday, we are tracking a level to moderate storm to finish out the week. dust off the umbrellas especially later this week. kumasi: a new strategy to shine a light on mental health, one country's idea to if you when y. >> we know if our children stay home from school, that will impact funding at schools for that day. reggie: the planned protest
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against the governor school vaccine mandate post-up the promise from some parents that could have major effects for every student. kumasi: lake tahoe is finally looking for for winter with a fresh batch of much-needed snow. ♪ i see trees of green ♪
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♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
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♪ ♪ bong! ♪ bong! >> building a better bay area, moving forward, finding solutions, this is abc 7 news. reggie: breaking news written.
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the history making u.s. secretary of state dead at 84. former president george w. bush just releasing a statement minutes ago. kumasi: speaking up by not showing up. parents say they are not playing games with today's threat. the statewide set out with major money impacts at play. reggie: but the rainfall down. the slick streets in wind chill wipers -- windshield wipers are going. we are live near one problem spot, the blackouts reported across the bay area. good morning, it is monday, october 18. you are watching abc 7 news, live on abc 7, hulu live, and wherever you stream. drew is here this morning. we have to get used to this rain. drew: it was such a nice site last night. we're going to get a brief break today, then more rain is coming our ways we had to tuesday night. here is live doppler 7. what is left of the cold front that moved through the overnigh

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