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>> good morning, everyone. i'm carolyn tyler let's start with a quick look at the weather. >> 48 degrees. oakland with 39. 37 redwood city. 39 in san jose. los gatos 40 degrees and 39 degrees along the coast at half moon bay a look from our east bay hills camera toward the
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bay bridge. in san francisco you see a finger of fog starting to move over san francisco. that is when we are also going to be waking up to. some patchy fog in some areas will burn off later on, leaving us mostly sunshine and light winds today. dry and mild week ahead. in fact, let's take a look at our three-day forecast and see how weather is going to be treating us across the bay area. we are going to be seeing pretty much mid-60s to upper 50s along the coast there. as we head into tuesday, though, it is going to be a longer day now that the sun is staying up longer. it's going to stay warm and the cool-down comes later on this week. carolyn. >> lela, thank you. >> breaking news in the east bay. a freeway shooting has injured one person. a red cadillac he is ka lid with four people inside was coming from an oakland club early this morning and driving along westbound 580 near 880 when another car came alongside it.
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witnesses said the passenger in the second car opened fire, hitting the escalade several times. the escalade's driver managed to pull into a gas station in emeryville. police say that man sustained mine are in injuries. no one else was injured. no word on a motive or suspects. >> developing news a man is in critical condition in icu this morning after being attacked in petaluma. it happened just after 7:00 last night on park lane and mcgreg or avenue. police say a man was crossing the street when he was almost hit by a car. the man and the occupants of the car exchanged words. at some point one of the people got out of the car hitting the man with a pipe-like object. the suspect then took off in the car. described as a late 80's or early 90's dark four-door sedan.
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>> a bedside vigil continues through a second week. now her grieving mother has written a heartbreaking letter. the letter was released yesterday from jahil's mother. we have the latest developments from the newsroom. >> in this picture nailah winkfield holds for 13-year-old daughter's hand as she remains on a ventilator in oakland. she writes, "they have been pressuring me to pull the plug. i can't. i won't. i can't let them kill my baby a second time." this is the latest effort to keep pressure on children's hospital. jahil's uncle brought this banner and had them sign it in the lobby. >> i want to thank everyone showing their love and support. >> friday the family got a temporary restraining order granting a temporary review of her condition. an independent review. in her letter she writes, "i never thought i would have to go to court to get a hospital to treat my child." the family will return to court monday as part of the order.
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while that's happening, there will be a march at children's hospital. >> her favorite color is purple, so if you come out wearing a purple shirt, doesn't matter what the shade is, but if you have a purple shirt please wear it and march with us monday morning. >> jahi was declared brain dead last week. the chief ofthe hospital released a response to the letter. he writes in part, "as medical professionals, it is our responsibility to ensure that we don't create hope where there is none when one's brain ceases to function and never restarts." representatives from the children's hospital will also be in court on monday. abc7 news. >> if you would like to read the entire letter, we've post it had on our website. police in the south bay have arrested a message therapist, accusing him of inappropriately touching several of his clients. the 35-year-old man has
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surrendered to palo alto police. four women claim he sexually assaulted them during visits to the la belle day spa and salon in palo alto and at the stanford shopping center. retailers are hustling to attract last-minute christmas shoppers. yesterday was super saturday for many of them. one of the busiest shopping days of the year. to entice more customers, many stores offered deep discounts and extended their hours. some, including macy's, k-mart and kohl's and toys-r-us are staying open around the clock through christmas eve. >> when you work two jobs, it just makes it so much more convenience. and i actually have like that one hour time to go shopping. >> sales numbers for the past few weeks have been weak. they rose 2% from november 1st through last sunday, according to shopper track. target is trying to make amends following the massive
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credit card breach. thieves swiped information from more than 40 million target customers who shopped at the 50 stores in the bay area and 1800 nationwide. the shopping breach was between november 27th and december 15th. the retail giant is offering a 10% discount to shoppers this weekend and free fraud monitoring to customers who had their information exposed. jp morgan-chase is taking their own precautions following the target breach. the bank will limit the use of debit cards for at-risk customers. atm withdrawals are temporarily limited to $100 a day. purchased are limited to $300 a day. and users will not be able to withdraw cash at atms outside the u.s. >> a warning for people who live in vallejo. someone is impersonating a police officers and demanding money. one resident reported getting a
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call from somebody saying they were with vallejo p. d.. the victim was threatened with arrest unless they paid $2,000. they used a computer program to display an official vallejo police phone number. police have stumbled upon a marijuana grow operation in the middle of the mission district. lisa amin gulezian has the details. >> reporter: inside each of these burlap sacks, a marijuana plant. 200 in all. they are secured as evidence of an illegal grow operation that went unnoticed for months. >> i did heard some steps, but i had no idea who was the one. >> the owner of this auto body and painting moved into his space earlier this month. he was told there were no other tenants in the entire building. so he ignored the random noises he occasionally heard coming from up above. but there is no ignoring the
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fire potentially sparked by these grow lamps. firefighters quickly realized the situation as soon as they got through the front door. they entered a maze of false walls, a sectioned-off rooms and rows and rows of pot plants. everything was encased in thick sheets of plastic. >> they wrapped the building with a lot of plastic to minimize the smell coming out of the building and it keeps the room warm, but there is also the potential for an accident to take place in there. >> those who live nearby are angry. >> we live here. there are three generations of my family here, and we definitely within to keep it from this kind of people. >> the building's owner hasn't had a second floor tenant for months. investigators are sure whoever was illegally using the space wasn't living there, but simply using it to grow pot. in san francisco, lisa amin gulezian, abc7 news. >> today san francisco police will mark a sad anniversary, the
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seventh anniversary of the fatal shooting of one of their own. officer brian tavero was killed in 2006 in the sunset district by an escapee from a state correctional work camp. another officer opened fire, killing the defendant later. they sid those who want to honor him within visit the community room dedicated to him 2nd police station between 3:00 this afternoon and 10:00 tonight. as the deadline to enroll for health insurance looms, covered california, the state's health insurance exchange, will have extended hours today to help consumers enroll. tomorrow is the deadline to apply for insurance in order to have coverage begin on january 1st. however, open enrollment continues through march 31st. anyone who does not enroll by
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that date will face a penalty. covered california's call centers are open from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. today and can be reached at the number there on your screen. >> the u.s. has declassified more documents detailing how the nsa was first authorized to start collecting records in the hunt for al-qaeda terrorists. coming up on "this week" abc's george stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with you house intelligent committee chair mike rogers and senate committee member senator mark ubahl on the new scrutiny the surveillance programs. you can catch it here on" this week ." >> right here, right now,ly law gullen talking mild weather that will just continue. >> it is, and through the end of the week, as well. let's take a picture of this. a peek from our kgo roof camera toward the bay bridge. we are start to go see a little bit of pitchy fog but we have the light offshore flow that's
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keeping us really warm across the bay area. it will be a nice game-day forecast, as well as the stick. i'll have that coming up. >> and speaking of the stick, saying so long. what ground crews are doing as the kickoff nears for what could be the final 49ers game at candlestick park. and the tributes around the city for that stadium.
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happening today, the massive crane that help build the new eastern span of the bay bridge will leave the bay area. the crane known as the west coast lifter will be towed by tugboat down the west coast through the panama canal. and up the east coast to new york. it will take about a month. the plane departs about 9:00. tomorrow night's monday night football game will mark the end of an era when the 49ers play the atlantic falcons. it will be the red and gold's
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last regular-season game at candlestick park. but they say it's not over until it's over. as katie marzullo explains, the stadium crews are going about preparations as usual. >> it's the last time jose alvarez will do this particular paint job. >> i'm going to miss it. i love to paint these logos. >> he's been painting the field at candlestick park for the past 22 years. >> they can see it all over the world, my work, but they don't know who it is, they don't know who does it. but now they do. >> he's been here a long time, but not as long as the niners. the team moved to candlestick in 1971. >> it's where the 49ers played, where the giants played, so we always took pride in the appearance of it. we tried to prepare the field like it was a championship game every time. >> reporter: preparations included power washing sidewalks
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and changing lightbulbs and checking generators, and culminated with a walk-through before the game. >> it's like another monday night game. i've been here quite a long time. we've had quite a few monday night games here but it's a little bit -- it hasn't really sunken in yet. >> on tuesday, christmas eve, they said they will clean up candlestick and do checks as usual, in case there's a playoff game. in the meantime. alvarez is ready to retire. >> it's a little sad, but then again, i'm getting older so it's time for me to stop too. >> he said he's taking a souvenir from the stadium, but he won't say what it is. katie marzullo, abc7 news. parking tomorrow will open at 1:30, an hour earlier than usual. stadium gates at 2:00. and traffic heading to the stick is expected to be gnarly, so they are recommending you consider pool or take public transportation, if you can and give yourself plenty of time.
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viewers are sharing their candlestick memories with us here at abc7 news. these fans who sat in these seats at the stick for 30 years. here are some fans really getting into the spirit of the game. you can e-mail us your photos to ureport& san francisco's water bar restaurant is also paying tribute to candlestick. the restaurant along the embarcadero has created gingerbread and candy model of the stick. it's decorated with intricate details, as you see, including many gingerbread men playing football. it will be on display through the end of the the month. i wish i had a ticket for tomorrow. the weather is going to be perfect. >> it really is going to be perfect. you couldn't have planned it better because we will have mild weather and very dry, as we. no possible chance of rain and certainly not for the rest of the year. as we take a look right now at live doppler 7hd, we have the
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light offshore flow from land to sea. that's what is bringing our temperatures up from yesterday, as well. very clear right now. a little bit of patchy fog along the coast. some fog expected later on this morning. we take a look from our mount testimony cam. you start to see light coming up from the east bay hills there. it's going to be a chilly start. in fact some of the temperatures are continuing to drop before sunrise. fir field, 31 degrees right now. watch out for possibility of black eyes. santa rosa 37 degrees, nap but 35. 34 concord, los gatos, and gilroy 33 degrees. this is why. we have this ridge of high pressure this is coming in and blocking this low that's really staying well to the north of us. not going to bring us the cooler temperatures or wet weather that the by area so desperately needs. also, we will have the possibility of a spare-the-air day on christmas. not today, but come christmas. we could possibly have another spare the air day.
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look how calm things are. breezes will ramp up to 10 miles an hour at least in the san francisco area but everywhere else calm conditions. 5 miles an hour in hayward, 5 in livermore. and for visibility, with that patch withy fog this is expected this morning, right now unlimited visibility across the bay area. our highs for today across the state, they are going to be warm. 66 in chico, 49 in tahoe, 71 in los angeles. our highs for tomorrow going to be a little bit warmer. 76 in los angeles. 67 in fresno, 52 degrees in tahoe under sunny skies. and as we stay right here at home, temperatures going to be pretty much resting in the lower to mid-60s. along the peninsula also going to be in the low 60s. 64 redwood city. 68 in pacifica and 61 degrees in downtown san francisco. mid-to upper 60s in the north bay. 66 in santa rosa -- excuse me, 6
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in cloverdale. the east bay still in the lower to mid-60s for much of the area. inland in the lower to mid-60s. 64 degrees specked in livermore. overnight lows, it's going to be chilly and clear. no cloud cover to keep in the warmth. as you can see, 48 degrees at half moon bay, 31 san mateo, 41 in san jose and 40 antioch. in the north bay 48 degrees. and 47 in santa rosa. as we were talking, at the stick tomorrow it will be a beautiful day. you won't need the heavy jackets but you will be wearing plenty of that gear, the niners gear, i'm sure. so as we start off the game, 56 degrees. 55 degrees by the end of the game. a look at my accuweather seven-day forecast. you see how mild things are going to be. really going to stay warm for christmas. then once we get to about wednesday, thursday, that's when temperatures slightly ramp down. but again, it's going to be dry. in fact, san francisco going on record as the driest year ever.
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and abc7 news has another great weather resource for you. follow@livedoppler 7hd on twitter for the latest weather conditions and video forecast, spare the air alerts, power outage info and weather alerts from your favorite weather team. >> possibly another spare the air day for christmas? we had several last week. >> we did. we had unprecedented spare the air days, about 11 consecutive. that was causing very poor air quality. could possibly see that again on christmas because the air has been so stagnate. right now very calm out there. we need those breezes to clean out our system. >> thank you, lela. up next, why a couple decided to ditch the limo at their wedding for
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newlyweds in iowa said forget the horse and carriage or
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a limo, instead they chose the wiener mobile. they traveled seven miles away in the iconic oscar mayer vehicle because the wife is obsessed with the wiener mobile. the couple entered a con toast win a ride. but when they did not win, they took to social media. they pleaed their case to the company who owns oscar mier, kraft. and kraft agreed to lend them the vehicle for their ceremony. they said it was a dream come true. >> and annual holiday tradition yesterday. glide memorial church handed out nearly 8,000 toys. kids were given a toy and a bag full of goodies. some of the families started lining up on friday evening for the toy give away. a part of san francisco's north beach was transformed into a scene straight out of the bible last night. the knights of st. francis
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brought out donkeys, goats and other animals for a live nativity scene on valy show street. the knights do this every year to celebrate christmas. up next on the abc7 sunday morning news, a dangerous space walk to get the international space station back on track. what's up next for the astronauts? and a movement in san francisco to outlaw plastic water bottles. why the industry is taking the attack
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did not. yes you did. [ male announcer ] today tastes so good. >> welcome back, we are starting with a quick look at the
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weather. here's lela gulen. >> thank you, carolyn. hears a look from the roof cam way. you can see it is pretty clear out there. current temperatures very chilly. in san francisco 48 degrees. oakland 39. 37 in redwood city. 39 in san jose. in los gatos, 40 degrees. along the coast there, 39 degrees at half moon bay. as we take a look from our east bay hills camera toward san francisco, the fog now moving into the by area. in fact we do have reports in the castro that there is almost zero visibility. so that early morning fog, it will burn off later on this morning but motorists are advised to be careful when they do head out on to the roads if they are in the castro. mostly sunshine later on with light winds and mostly dry and mild for the week. it's going to be a really dry end of the year, as well. this is what you need to know for the next twelve hours when you head out the door. our day planner, 36 degrees inland, 42 degrees around the bay, 46 degrees along the coast. as we start heading into the afternoon hours, temperatures
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warming up to the mid-60s for much of the bay area. 58 degrees expected along the coast. cool-down overnight with stars out there and clear skies. i will have the full accuweather forecast coming up. carolyn. >> thank you, lela. on tuesday two cast astronauts are stowed install an ammonia pump during a second space walk outside the international space station. yesterday they removed an old pump to remove a crippled cooling line. abc news reporter mike betcher has the story. >> american astronauts, rick and michael, zipped through time and space, removing the day ahead of schedule the ailing cooling pump that jeopardized operations aboard the international space station. >> don't let that go. that's a stocking stuffer. >> the walk was a complicated procedure that required the two astronauts to gingerly remove the refrigerator-size unit during a five and a half hour spacewalk. a replacement pump will be installed. but there was a glitch. one astronaut complained about
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his feet being cold and had to readjust the temperatures. the space suits came under scrutiny when another astronaut almost drown when water droplets collected in his helmet last july in a spacewalk. they came up with new fixes, absorbent pads to collect the floating water droplets and a 20-inch plastic tube that would allow them to breathe air from the bottom of their suits if their helmets filled with water. mission control asked the space walk commander if he wanted to continue to walk for two more hours. he decided it was best to call it a day. >> my thought would be to call it for today. >> could you give us some ideas if it's temperature, your temperature? >> just -- just a little bit of a couple of things. >> it will take one, and possibly two more, spacewalks to
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completely repair the ailing cooling system. and if there is a third spacewalk, it will occur on christmas day. abc news at the johnson space center, houston. >> it's estimated americans buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week. a lot of that plastic ends up in landfills or littering the streets or the ocean. well, now a san francisco supervisor hopes to make san francisco the first major city to ban single-use bottles on government property. >> san francisco's supervisor, david, said we are addicted to plastic bottled water and he wants the city to kick the habit. >> the city shouldn't be deriving revenue from something that is such an environmentally bad practice. >> he has introduced legislation that he says will wean the city off the bottles. >> it says that on city property, whether it be indoor or outdoor, if there are accessible water sources, that you can't sell plastic water
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bottles on those sites. >> parts of his proposal would kick in next year, others in 2016. departments could no longer buy bottles 21 ounces and less and eventually the venders like this hot dog stand and those inside city hall would be restricted. we found mixed reaction. >> having the bottled water here is quite convenient. so i don't have to go away from my desk. >> we are worried about the plastic. the plastic is bad for us. >> the industry said limiting access to its product would be misguided. >> bottled water is the healthiest beverage on the shelf and consumers do choose bottled water often to limit or eliminate the calories in their diets, the sugar, the caffeine. >> there are several exceptions, for example, marathons and sporting events would be exempt. but the supervisor points to two
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events as success stories. even without a city requirement. outside lands music festival has had a refillable bottle program since 2009. venders at this year's americas cup did not sell bottled water. you can expect a hearing on david's proposal next month. >> developing news. police need the public's help in finding a missing man out of the east bay. terrence campbell was lift seen around 1:00 yesterday afternoon nearbying ham court in wall nut creek. police say he was out taking a walk and miff become disoriented or lost. campbell is described at 5'3", 130 pounds. he was last seen wearing a -- colored jacket and dark colored pants. police say he is visiting family and originally from australia. happening today, the nation's oldest black-owned bookstore will begin a fundraising drive to help purchase the building it resides
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in. san francisco's marcus books was set to be evicted earlier this year but reached a settlement last month with the family that purchased the property during bankruptcy proceedings. the bookstore received a loan to help buy back the property on fillmore street, but it's still $1 million short. it's looking to use a crowd-raising approach known as fund-ri to come up with the rest. today the fundraiser and book reading gets underway at mark us books at 3:00. some bay area high school football coaches were in for quite a treat last night. former oakland raiders coach and monday night football analyst john gruden met with coaches and players at hooters restaurant in san bruno. there he awarded the teams' checks and talk about the importance of giving back to football. >> i was the assistant offensive line coach.
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what i found out real quick was i didn't get paid. then i found out we didn't have enough practice balls to practice. then i found out we didn't have any blocking. then i knew we didn't have a budget. that's when i found out how hard it is to be a high school football coach. so what we are here to do tonight is to thank all the coaches that are here tonight. please give them a round of applause. [applause] >> gruden's organization teamed up with hooters to provide financial assistance to football programs. still ahead here on the abc7 sunday morning news, a new recommendation for protecting deer that play along a peninsula freeway and the costly crashes they can cause. >> and here is a live look from our exploratorium cam. with christmas right around the corner, it is not feeling too wintry. lela gulen will have your forecast in just a few. ♪ checkin' target off my list, ♪ ♪ last minute deals on toys and gifts. ♪ ♪ that's my holiday, ♪ that's my kind of holiday. ♪ wrap it up, pop, lock and shop, ♪
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a teenager from san jose will receive a carnegie hero fund award for rescuing a boy at yosemite. in april a 9-year-old slipped into the merced river and started floating toward the falls. the 16-year-old smith heard the mother cry and sprang into action. he sprang toward the boy, vaulted a guardrail and grabbed a rock with one hand and the boy with the other. the carnegie medal honors others who risk their lives to save others. it comes with a $5,000 prize. so fantastic. an american getting money there. >> absolutely, being reward for doing the right thing. good morning. we have very mild conditions for the by area. it's going to be a not-too-holiday-like for the rest of the week. we are getting reports of some
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very thick fog in san francisco with basically zero visibility. i'll have your full accuweather seven-day forecast and your game-day forecast for tomorrow coming up. >> lela, thank you. also ahead, the warriors try to rebound from their of happier holidays. time to enchant, delight and amaze. safeway will help you gather everyone 'round. a smoked, shank half ham is only 99 cents a pound. starbucks is just $6.99, that's a cup of good cheer. get sweet clementines for $4.99, enough for everyone here. turns out this season less is really so much more. so make your holiday merrier than ever before.
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there's not one way to do something. no details too small. american express open forum. this is what membership is. this is what membership does. >> driving along 280 can be a beautiful drive, but when cars and deer share the road, it can be dangerous, as well. now there is a new solution, sensors along 280 that could cost millions. here's johnathan bloom. >> after fixing cars for decades, bodyshop manager, jim, can usually tell what did the damage. >> a typical accident you would have with a deer in the
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front-end collision. >> this is the mild end of it, but at freeway speeds, he said about nine out of ten cars that hit a deer are totaled. >> suspension damage, radiator, headlights. all of that stuff is very costly to repair. >> he would know. his shop is a stone's throw away from the hotbed of deer collisions on highway 280. >> not only deer, but mountain lions and other animals who happen to cut across the freeway. >> this one slices a lush green forest in half. a beautiful drive until man literally collides with nature. there's a field of science that studies that. it's called road ecology. >> understanding wildlife and how wildlife move in relation to road. >> he runs the road ecology center at u.c. davis. he spoke to us last year when they put gps collars on two deer -- two dozen deer, and tracked them over a period of months. they proposed a solution.
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this 8-foot fence on either side of the road. could cost millions of dollars. >> it would be here by the crystal springs reservoir. a lot of deer make their home over here in the woods, but find their food over here in people's backyards. >> they've got their bedroom on one side and the dining room on the other. and crossing back and forth. >> deer prefer to cross under the freeway, but not all of them know that underpasses exist. the fence would force them to learn. it would look kind of like the fence behind his bodyshop, the one that keeps people off the train tracks. he thinks the deer fence might work. >> it may prevent some work from my door, but at least it saves the deer. >> caltran still has to decide if they will take the recommendation. abc7 news. >> well,ly law is the week-day traffic reporter, so you know about these kind of crashes. >> we report them every single day. this happens all the time and it's dangerous. we know people here who have come to work in the dark night
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that they hit these deer. you never see it coming so it's dangerous for drivers. >> it is. let's talk weather now. it continues to be bone dry? >> it really is. bone dry and steady as she goes because it's going to be this way for the rest of the week. we take a look at live doppler 7hd and the second day of winter. take a look at no returns. very dry out there. we have a little patchy clouds that are moving out of the way. we are seeing some patchy fog in the area. we take a look at the mt. tam cam toward san francisco. you see the camera bouncing up and down a little bit. there is a slight breeze at least there but as we take a look at our temperatures, we are at 37 degrees in santa rosa. napa 35 degrees. cooler in fairfield at 31. 34 in concord, loss got toes. 34 degrees in gilroy. as wety a lack from our roof camera toward the by bridge and the embarcadero, again, it is going to be a cool start to the
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morning with 48 degrees. as our current temperature, 39 in oakland, 38 in red wool city and 39 for san jose, los gatos and half moon bay right there along the coast. this is why. because of this system that's coming in. it's a very we can system. we have the ridge of high pressure this is keeping all the moisture and cooler air at bay. it's keeping it well to the north of us. so we really are not going to be experiencing any of the cool-down that much of the rest of the country is. as we take a look at our us highs for tomorrow. freezing and snow in the midwest. also in the eastern portion of the country. ice, also thunder storms expected and possible flash floods for the southern states. very dangerous conditions for them out there. here, though, it's going to be dry and calm. as we take a look at our highs for california. today 59 degrees in eureka, 49 in tahoe. 71 in loss angel less. tomorrow it will warm up. under sunny skies, 64 in chico,
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67 in fresno, 71 in san diego go. comfortable, indeed. at home we see mostly lower to mid-60s in the south bay. 62 degrees in san in theio. 58 degrees in pacifica. 61 degrees in san fran under sunny skies. 66 degrees in ukiah, 67 in cloverdale. we move farther inland, 66 degrees in napa. east by 65 degrees in specked in oakland. as we must have a little farther inland, those temperatures going top out in the low 60s. 64 degrees expected in livermore. our overnight lows, it's going to be chilly and clear. mild and hazy days, but clear and cool nights. 37 degrees in santa rosa. 41 degrees in palo alto. our game-day forecast at the stick for tomorrow's game, it is going to be the san francisco 49ers and they are going to be taking on the falcons. 56 degrees it is going to be the starting temperature. 15 degrees to end the game. here's the accuweather seven-day
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forecast. we have temperatures pretty much staying steady in the mid-60s for the duration of the week with a very slight cool down by the end of the week. but certainly no rain in our forecast and 2013 is going to go on record as the driest for san francisco. >> and it will continue, as you said, to be dry for the farewell game at the stick tomorrow. >> that's right. that's the good news. >> yeah. let's check out sports. this afternoon the raiders are in san diego to face the chargers. kick off is at 1:25. last night the warriors were looking to get back on track facing the injury-plagued lakers at oracle arena. here's rick kwan. he has the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. after losing to a shorthanded spurs team, the warriers did not take anything for granted last night against the lakers, who were without kobe bryant and paul gasol. let's go to oracle. golden state got off to a slow start but eventually took control.
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playing just his third game scores his lone basket of the game. steph curry at 18 points and 9 assists. lee led with 19 points. golden state broke it open in the third. bogus for the jam. a nifty pass to spaeth for his ten points. curry to bogut again. golden state cruises to the victory. maple pavilion was rocking san francisco team took on tennessee. the cardinals led by shanee. 32 points and 30 rebounds. carter cuts the lead to 2. under 30 seconds to go. amber answers with a huge bucket plus the foul. stanford hands tennessee their first loss of the year, 76-70. the cardinal improves to 10-1. the stanford men took on michigan in brooklyn, new york. ben robinson iii finishes the alley oop. late in the game. gets the cardinals to within one with this basket and the foul. after the free throws, randall
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with the chance to tie, but the shot is no good. michigan hangs on for a 68-65 victory. stanford falls to 8-3. dallas paid a visit to the shark tank last night. san jose is going to be without their rookie phenom thomas hertyl because after knee -- because of a knee injury. this guy shows off some nifty stick handling. the stars took the lead in the first. former shark ray whitney backhands it against alex stalock. the sharks trail 2-0 before coming one, joe pavelski with a nifty backhander of his own. ties the game at two. this game was settled in a shootout. captain joe thornton with the only goal. sharks win it, 3-2. that is sports for our sunday morning. i'm rick kwan, see you again tonight at 5:00. >> up next, the special connection in southern california this a man instantly felt for a little girl when he found a red balloon with her
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christmas let
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[[man] it's nothing but tape... [woman] it's a block. we're havin' a baby! [laughter in background] [woman screams] are we havin' a baby? [ambient crying and laughter]
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a california man is proving that if santa doesn't get your christmas list, santa's helpers will surely take care of it. a kindergarten class in tula vista attached their christmas letters to balloons and sent them to the north poll on tuesday. one letter did not make it that far, falling out of the sky in san diego. it was found by that man, terry harding, who tracked down the little girl who wrote it. turns out the girl happened to share the same name as harding's mom, who died the previous year. their name is joie, spelled with the same unique spelling of j-o-i-e. not only did harding buy a gift for the girl, he bought presents for all the kids in her kindergarten class. >> very sweet. well, just a couple of more days to get out there and do any shopping you are doing for the holiday. >> that's true. you won't need an umbrella to do it either. you might even want to break out the bikinis for christmas day.
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it's not bathing suit weather just yet. as we take a look at our seven-day forecast. it is going to be pretty steady in the mid-60s for the duration of the week. >> bikinis are kind of pushing there, lela. that is going to do it for us. thank you for joining us here on the sunday morning news. i'm carolyn tyler along with lela gulen, in for lisa argen. abc7 news continues at 9:00. "good morning america" is up next. have a great sunday, everyone!
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