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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> 5:00 a.m. and live doppler hd is showing the story. the bay area is weighing up to a wet morning and sue hall told us we are franking seven or eight spinout crashes. we are not done. but the stormy weather continues. >> we checked with mike nicco and you are saying it is going to rain from now until... >> noah builds the arc. >> every day. we will start with what is
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happening now. we have at bay point, concord, walnut creek, out of lafayette, light-to-moderate sure. north of napa, and another along the coast heading to san mateo and redwood city. you see an uptick and more puddles. the next six hours you can see scattered showers. 12 hours shows the chance will taper in the afternoon. have the umbrella handy. sue? standing wart. high wind. makes for a nasty commute. as iings inned to natasha, seven or eight solo spinouts. some are, blocking some are on the shoulder. use extra caution. gusty winds on the golden gate bridge with four lanes and the zipper truck went by with a big-rig in santa rosa not on the freeway but on the surface streets of todd road and they will close todd road overpass over 101 freeway to clean up the
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mess with debris in the lanes. we will have the wind advisory in a few minutes. >> in oakland a man trapped in a sewer is finally free. he was stuck in a 2x3 space for 13 hours. our reporter, amy hollyfield, is at highland hospital of what made the rescue so difficult. amy? >> reggie, what a relief he is out. he is okay. he is okay pulled to safety at 2:0 7 a.m., 13 that hours after the trench closed in around him and trapped him. the tricky part of thation was the soil of the consistency of sand and i was not was stuck in a clay creating a suction force. medical crews kept an eye on his vital signs during the long meticulous ordeal. friends identified the worker at 41-year-old rogelio esparza f
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hayward in oakland yesterday another at 12:30 while work on a sewer line. the foreman said he is so grateful and so thankful that crews got him out safely. he is checked here at highland hospital. >> thank you, amy. raid are nation is hopeful but it is slip not over yet the team will return to oakland for now is many questions remaining of their future. our reporter is tracking the latest in the newsroom. oakland's mayor is hoping this could present a new opportunity? >> that is right the mayor admitted the raiders has a frustrating history with the city of oakland but the city is committed to moving forward now. she is optimistic oakland account raiders can come up with a stadium proposal that works for team, the nfl, the fans and we taxpayers. she did future bring any specifics of how that deal could be reached only saying that the contributions of additional $100
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million from the nfl would be a big help. raiders ower mark davis was dismissful of the additional nfl funds. $100 million, will it help? >> that will not fill the gap we have. >> my hope is we given a year to get a come hex roth -- complex roth. >> san diego has a career to decide if they are joining the rams in englewood. if they refuse, the raiders will have the option to move to los angeles. however, mark davis said he is not setting his sights only on los angeles and said anywhere in america could be home to raider nation. however, the team needs a stadium and only a few cities can offer that. right now the team is definitely still in him bow. >> thank you for the update. some fans were ready to abandon the family -- team if they
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abandon them again. the team lesion hassings expired but fans are hopeful the raider around -- hank >> the come see medium chairman said he will do the best to keep them in the east bay. >> youth soccer league lost the fight to keep the nfl off the turf with an injunction stopped the media area for the super bowl but they have received offers to use practice fields from the soccer league. >> an excessive force lawsuit from tasing incident at the jail. the supervisors is agreed to pay $1.25 million to settle the excessive force suit. can you see the video released by the sheriff. a man was tazed 23 times at the
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county jail after he was arrested on a d.u.i. in 2013. the lawyers said that the settlement could be the large of the police brutality payment ever from county law enforcement to a person who did not die from the injuries. >> san francisco will consider issuing a formal apology to the family of a man killed by police. the 26-year-old mario woods died after being shot by officers. his mom filed a lawsuit claiming excessive force. a supervisor is work on a resolution to offer public condolences to his mother. the resolution would declare wads birthday, july 22nd, at mario woods remembrance day. he said that has symbolized the need for police reformal, the public safety commission will consider the resolution next meeting. >> new san francisco sheriff wants to scrap the most controversial policies. a top priority is to reverse the policy which prevented deputies from enter aing with immigration and custom enforcement without a
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court order or warrant. the policy was pressed into the spot lit after the murder of kate steinle shot by undocumented mexican national released from county jail despite a request from federal immigration authorities to keep him in custody. >> the mayor of oakland is look for ideas to grandparent how people get around the city, and inviting residents to crowd source the development of a visionary transit proposal in response to $50 million united states department of transportation smart city challenge grant application. the public is invited to take part in the process. >> powerful surf is pounding the bay area coast and we were at ocean beach in san francisco with the high waves crashing in. is that an abandoned christmas tree? the coast guard is warning betters do expect rough seas. >> did you see the credit tree? >> sad. >> breezy this, also, so much with out for that.
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small craft advisory until 9:00 this morning. we have scattered lighter rain to ever green and in the eastern side of the santa clara. on the western side, sunnyvale and los gatos, and we have if you are heading through the sunol grade and north you will run into wet weather headed up to pleasanton and dublin and union city, right there where 880 is come down you can see the wet weather, and moderate rain, getting ready to head toward san bruno and, possibly, up to brisbane and another batch crossing over skyline boulevard and heading to san mateo and foster city. now, i want to show you the next six hours. you can see the north bay is going do have the best chance of scattered shower as we head through the next six hours but it does not mean the rest of us are out the of woods but we don't have as great a chance. walnut creek shows showers rolling through right now and you have had a third an inch since midnight in the upper 50s with showers tapering and san rafael is .8" of rain since
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midnight and well have more rain on thursday, friday, and saturday. sue? >> i can attest to the rain in san rafael coming down heavy when i woke up this morning at 2:15. 580 and richmond-san rafael bridge with wind advisory, and bay bridge advisory, but the golden gate bridge is gusty so hang on. we have solo spinout and you can see the emeryville camera moving around. it is not bad from golden gate field to san francisco. no delays at the metering lights but you can see it is windy. take extra caution. we have a lot of solo spinouts right now. we will get to 100 of them, at 280 northbound, blocking a lane, and a sig-alert just issued for santa rosa and a big-rig overturn. we will update that in a few minutes. >> a woman's bag are taken at mineta san jose international airport and the concern about crowds that are flying this for
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san rafael, south bay, pleasanton, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> in zone, firefighters uncovered a suspected methamphetamine laboratory inside the jack london inn with hazardous materials team moving in after reports of a fire there yesterday afternoon. three hotel workers went to the hospital. they said they had headaches.
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a man fond inside the room was rushed to the hospital. >> if you are traveling into mineta san jose international airport look out for potential luggage thief. a. said her bags arrived before her plane from nicaragua and it landed on december 30. the bags were left unattended for four hours and they were grabbed. police are looking for a man spot the on surveillance video. >> passengers need to be aware this is the problem. in san jose. you need to get to the baggage claim as quickly as possible and if you do miss your flight have someone pick up your bags. >> she now is filing a claim against united, the airline said they have returned 50,000 lost budgets to passengers this past year. we spoke to passengers at the airport and they say they cannot remember the last time someone checked their baggage claim tags. >> new details about the last moments of the pilot whose plane crashed in rural alameda county. the pilot told controllers he was "losing it," according to a
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preliminary report released by the ntsb. he said his plane was too high and the data showed he was actually too low. he was flying to oakland when the plane crashed in castro valley three day before christmas. he was the own person on board and he died in the crab. >> call it vein or just crazy a fugitive in ohio has a lost altitude. drink driving suspect gets curt appearance and police reveals this mug shot to help get him track down and he hatedded the mug shot that he superintendent police another photo of himself sitting in a scar with sun glasses on. it include as most saying here is a better photo, that one is horrible. either way, police tracked him down and they arrested him. >> this is we have come to in america. alert for anyone who usess what app, you may want to check your inbox, criminals are sending e-mails that look like they are from the account but they are
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malware with a download thattens the virus and that is no good with "voice notification don't do it. atry not to. >> can know if you caught the forecast yesterday morning but it was a calendar of the month and it was we rain from here out. >> looks like a mistake. >> like there was no way it could rain for the month. >> i have updated the calendar. now, we talked about it during the paul and winter that january was going to be the month we would feel the effect of el nino the first and second day of the year were dry. 10th day, dry. everything else has been wet. as we move failure, our computer models, mid-range, go to the 28th and only the toth on wednesday, that is without rain. hope you like this pattern.
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our storm impact scale light to severe, 1-5 something we put together to give you an idea of what to expect we the storms roll through the i have downgradeed today the heaviest of the rain is over. we are going to get another .1" to .25" as it rolls through in the form of showers of the presses will taper today, later than the showers and they will gust around 20 to 30 miles an hour. san jose and 87, only .0 6". near the do not have the bonding. presses were. dry and cooler and calmer tonight. tomorrow morning, the commute is easier and the wet pattern begins tomorrow evening. here is a look at what is go open. you can see as the steady heavy rain rolls through it starred to break up and still sees the clouds to the west and you notice the brakes so the combed appropriate is moving through.
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the main focus mechanism as we head through the morning still skirted shower asked they taper considerably as we head to the evening hours. the commute is much easier. tomorrow, the storm comes in the evening and it will be a "1" with rain all day saturday a "1" and heavy rain possible on monday, a "2" the sue? >> we have high wind on the bay bridge with official advisory in affect and no metering lights and why see any delays. be prepared to hang on. it is very breezy. westbound from golden gate surveillance video to san francisco, 15 minutes so not bad. when you see green on the traffic map not on the roads you will see here what i am talking about this area means there is rain affecting the commute. right new we have a sig-alert issued not on the freeway but blocking the intersection of todd road and more land an overturned big-rig lost the load so there is debris if the rain. they have issued a sig-alert so
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they have closed down todd road to clean up this mess so be aware if that is your destination, avoid the area. back with a look at south bay commute in a few minutes. >> a nonprofit is asking for help to replace dozens of stolen bicycles taken on thursday from a u-haul in front of the cycles of change in oakland parked at international boulevard, 52 bicycles and more than 350 hell bicycles and more than 350 hell -- 350 people -- >> oil prices dive and there is no bottom ahead. >> good morning, topping america's money, oil privates falling for a crude barrel below $30 a 12 year low. some predict prices at even $10 possible forcing b.p. and others
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to cut thousands of jobs. papa job's is the first chain to get rid of art federal flavors and ingredients applying to pizza toppings and dessert and sauce. last month, they said they would remove all antibiotics from the chicken products this summer. >> starbucks now has three special valentine day drinks including love bean frappuccino. you can order them at my starbucks if you know the recipe >> that is america's money. >> we talked about mike nicco winning the powerball and mike changes his name to scandinavian name if you want to travel to scandinavia this is the chance, there is service to sfo and los angeles starting in june featuring one way fares to iceland for as let as $99. >> first customer.
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>> here are seven things you need to know. (1), a contractor stuck if a trench is freed pulled to safety at 2:00 a.m. he was stuck in a 2x3' space for 13 hours and is being treated at the hospital. breaking news, ten 1/2 sailors captured for entering eastern help waters have been released this morning. though are getting checked out by doors on honest navy ship in international waters. 3,, scattered showers this morning for the commute and each day moving forward there is a chance of rain the i will have an update in the seven-day
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forecast. 4,, wet and windy for the commute this morning, and we have the golden gate bridge and we have high winds all around the bay area and well update a sig-alert if santa rosa. use extra caution. a lost standing water. (5), the raiders staying in oakland for now, the nfl owners decided the programs will police officer to inglewood with the chargers as the first choice to share the stadium. raiders owner said the team could "end up anywhere in america." >> (6), president obama delivered the final "state of the union" address making a please for unity in congress and takes off on the post speech tour today in nebraska and louisiana. say the tour is at 1.5 billion and is expected to grow larger with the stilled cash value at $930 million. there hasn't been a powerball winner since november. >> good luck. >> now, disney's newest theme
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farm in shanghai, with an opening day in june, more than a decade of plan going into this. >> disney c.e.o. unveiled the huge model last july showcasing the $5.5 billion park. with aextras based on "star wars" and marvel super heroes and the most were necessity separative park ever with technology including two hotels, shopping district, gardens, several other features, and the second disney park in the greater china area. disney is parent again of abc7. >> and a new park in the caribbean is supposed to be excited. >> rare opportunity for the classic disney with the work of mel shaw at the disney knew social media in the presidio from work in the early years of disney and his own work with animals and western themes. he was one of the first an matters recrews by walt disney
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in 1937. >> he participated in early blockbusters including "bambi," and he was there up through the early 1990s and helped out with "beauty account beast," and "lie con king." if you have fought been to the museum and you are a disney fan, i almost it. it is open each day from 10:00 to 6:00 and it and a great look into the legacy. >> and i get emotional seeing dumbo. >> and an actress has been dating green bay packers quarterback for a year and a magazine reported that rogers proposed to her. to prove this is all not true she posted a really funny text with hour mother who believes the high tweet my gosh, mom, no, do not believe gossip on the internet if i were were gamed you would be like the eighth
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finally freed. >> good morning, i am reggie aqui. >> i am natasha zouves. >> he told his friend he was buried alive. we are checking on his condition and mike is tracking the trainee forecast. rainy commute, too. mike? good morning, grab the umbrella and patience inland. there is scattered light rain and a stronger kremlin heading to danville. the entire east bay shoreline from oakland to fremont is getting wet including dumbarton and san mateo bridges and headed to stanford and palo alto a moderate shower and light showers in the south bay. this is going to be the case throughout the only commute. in san rafael, we had three-quarters inch which is dry compared to now. we will see a tapering of the showers and breezy all day with temperatures in the mid-50s. wet road for san jose drive if the commute take you from highway 280, 880, to 237 beyond the san jose airport, and levi stadium you are look at 15 minute drive.
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so not bad at all but you can see the sheen on road, it is wet. we will touch on this sig-alert in santa rosa off the freeway east intersection of todd road and they have closed down the overcrossing with overturned big-rig. avoid the area. a last solo spinouts. we will get to a minimum of a couple of them. >> breaking news in the eat bay, a rap tick 13 hour rescue a worker finally pulled safe from a trench. amy hollyfield is at highland hospital tracking his condition. amy? >> yes, he is here. he is okay. after the long, long ordeal. some of the co-workers were there at 2:07 this morning when he was pulled to safety. the trench closed in on him and trapped him at 12:30 yesterday afternoon. he was stuck for 13 hours. a friend identified him at
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41-year-old rogelio esparza in hayward and his co-workers are grateful he is safe. >> we are very happy. we are happy for you. [ inaudible ] thank you, everyone. this happened in east oakland on east 23rd street woring on a home sewer line stuck in soil with consistency of sand making it tough for crews to hold it back. medical workers monitored the vital sign throughout the rescue process and concerned about his secondlation. he is getting a thorough checkup at highland hospital but all signs point to him being fine. >> so glad to hear that. more breaking news from the perks persian. iran released ten navy sailors at 2:00 a.m. our time after the boats drived into uninwater -- into iran waters. the sailors had remember with
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the navigation system 20 kuwait and bahrain. secretary of state john kerry just released a state on the release praise, the san diego-based crew and expressing gratitude to iranian authorities for helping to swiftly resolve this matter. >> back here at the bay area you will hit wet roads. we should be get used to that because rain is in the forecast not just for today or tomorrow but for weeks. now to alyssa harrington. >> reggie, it is chilly. and wet. we did get a nice break from the rain earlier but it started to come back at 30 minutes ago. here is video of what it looks like. the rain was coming down pretty hard. the conditions do keep changing. it will rain. then it will drizzle and the rain will stop altogether. and the drive here was not easy. i hit large puddles which caused drivers to make sudden stops. it is best to go slowerren that
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usual. some of the heaviest rain hit overnight and the video was taken at 2:30 this morning if sap -- in san rafael. it was pouring along 101 southbound near the 4th street exit much the downpour made it tricky for drivers who came across the standing water and people could feel the wind pump away the cars. here is a look at traffic along i-880 in union city moving well in both directions. it is slippery. expect a wet and breezy morning as you head out the door. >> developing news, raider nation is cautiously optimistic this morning after the philadelphia rejected a bid to move the raiders to los angeles. not quite overyet, though, owners gave the programs the green light to return to los angeles and will play at the coliseum until 2019 and move to a new stadium in inglewood and the chargers will get a year to
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decide to join the programs and if they decline the raiders could go to los angeles. the the owner said they try to get it right. >> it is not a win for the raiders but at the same time i am happy for stan and the programs going to inglewood. well see with the raider nation muchs up. we will work really hard to find a him. that is what we are looking for so for our fans, don't feel bad we will get it right. >> the nfl is offering $100 million to help the raiders pay for a new stadium in oakland but davis said that is still well short of what they need. >> some fans were ready to abandon the team in necessity abandoned oakland gone. for now necessity say, well, we will stick with it but the team's lease has expired and fans are hopeful the raiders are going to be staying around. >> everything is beyond us. it is not just about fans. but money.
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politics. whatever. >> if they left there would be a lot unhappy customers. they have done it once. if they do it is your fan base. >> coliseum authority chairman said they will do everything they can to keep the raiders in the east bay. >> the decision affects the raiders and oakland a's with their hole for a stadium on hold. the owner said they will explore options with the city of oakland and alameda county. >> here is hoping tonight could be the lucky night with ticket sails the powerball is at $1.5 billion. it will be large we when the drawing is head tonight. the estimated cash value is $930 million. matching all 60s numbers odds are 1 in 292 million which is why this is no powerball winner since november but that means nothing to those standing if line, they are dreaming big and so is the owner of the market in
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dale city who said business is great. >> crowds have been steady and people get their tickets early and we look forward to having more customers come through. >> if you want to see the powerball numbers when they picked download our news app right now and enable push alerts. >> a sheriff is accused of d.u.i. and showing his gun at a jack-in-the-box but the problem is witnesses say he was mad the order was taking so long. police arrested benjamin lee on sunday in plain clothes and off duty. he started yelling at the employees and a cashier said he saw lee's begin. >> he thought he was getting robbed at the window. >> mr. lee has a good reputation with the sheriff. he is a hard worker and is respected by his pees >> the sheriff said that right now lee is on leave and scheduled to be in court on march 10. >> we told you last month about a child's bones found in planter
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boxes at an apartment building in caltran's alamo square. now we have learned that investigators have found adult bones, as well, and a neighbor discover the bonds in late november. the police sealed 9 area and called in throw poll gist to help. the preliminary results found they belong to two people, and police help they can get a hit from d.n.a. >> it will be uploaded foe a database and try to map it to see if there are mission pens, homicides or figure like that for a match. >> if the bone are from someone who is not in the dan database the remains could forever be a mystery. >> san mateo police want you to look at these photos hoping that sun will recognize the man would robbed a liquor store despite the mask. you can see the when he was pointing at the clerk near east third avenue, and the hold up was december 6 at 1 40 am.
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police say the clerk happened over $300 to the masked robber. he get away in a hyundai genesis or similar car. >> pg&e is again in the hotseat over the deadly pipeline explosion if san bernardino know. prosecutors are building a case for a criminal trial in march. flawed record keeping linked to the blast and 9 "san francisco chronicle" said the management ordered employee to destroy documents. she claims she found records detailing previous remembers at the san bruno pipeline inside a dumpster. prosecutors plan to put the remain employee on the stand and seek $500 million in damages. pg&e denies any criminal wrong doing. >> i tweeted the january rainfall calendar and people cannot believe how much rain we have in the next few days. >> amazing. maybe on thursday it is dry, and we have had three dry days but it will be wet. this morning, no different, up
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101 out of novato and heading over toward...possibly napa and danville, the southern section as you head to san ramon and crow canyon a light-to-moderate cell and same if you are heading from los altos hills the storms are losing a little bit of their punch heading to middle field road and on the east were side of the san mateo and dumbarton bridge that is where we are seeing the light-to-moderate showers and right this, that is the puddle i watch to see how intense the rain is were on the eastern side of the san mateo bridge. there is pond there. in the afternoon hours we have a chance of scattered showers and that will taper and temperatures are 5- to 10-degrees cooler and mid-to-upper 50s and 87 under the graphic with no flooding near the julian street exit. evening rain on thursday and friday and all day rain on saturday. sue?
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>> tracking several solo spinouts half a dozen or more on roads because of wet weather and hydro planeing northbound at mariposa and last lane is block -- left lane is blocked. westbound 24 at wilder, the left lane is blocked and backed up to lafayette with 40-minute delay westbound to the tunnel. on the peninsula, southbound 101 before nato we have a spinout. also, due to wet roads much green on the screen is rain or standing water affecting the roadway and commute were metering lights in the bay bridge just turned open and we have a sig-alert in santa rosa in a few minutes. >> prove delivered the final "state of the union" address and the message he has for candidates running for his spot. >> extra pay to bond with baby. >> extra pay to bond with baby. the big boost for new parents
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>> lows -- los altos, antioch, petaluma. in pakistan 14 people are dead of a bombing outside a polio vaccination center this morning. officials say among the dead are 13 police officers. pill taps have opposed polio vaccination since united states officials used the vaccination program to help in the hunt for
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osama bin laden in 2011. no one was claimed responsibility for the bombing. >> it was a grand hello for the big goodbye, rallying cheering supporters and taking on critics during final "state of the union" address acknowledging the 2016 election at the top with presidential hopefuls marco rubio and bernie sanders sitting in the chamber. >> the president will make the speech he said snappy so they could get back to campaigning and outlines the voice for future of the country and also also, made a three for unity. >> so we can work together this year on bipartisan priorities like criminal justice reform. >> governor front runner donald trump was not invited but blasted the speech on twitter calling it "really boring." >> this is wonderful, look at this young boy, the speech put him to sleep, not bored but beyond his bedtime snoozing in the arms of his dad would looks like, yes, he could be on the verge of a nap, too, the slow
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blink that gets you in the end. having a baby is a bless but getting paid to bonds with the bundle of joy is icing on the cake the aim of a propped ordinance with the supervisor wanting any employer with 20 workers to be sure new parches have fully paid bond time right now california pays 55 percent of a par were's salary for sex ekes and he wants to make up for thing 45 percent. the proposal is introduced january 26. >> and now, powerball? absolutely. powerball fever is sweeping everyone and canadians are coming to blew tickets. a little known united states law could cause them big problems. all the law states that canadian buy as ticket and evening thats it home to canada and tries to bring it back to the united states to redoom i, they are violateing united states law that forbids importing so-called
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immoral articles, they are buying it from us in the first place. the united states law does not forbid foreigners from buying, and the lottery guidelines say you do not have to be a citizen. what is the penalty? >> they give it to us. >> i talked to a guy who is none as the lottery lawyer, because we told people yesterday only six states allow you to remain anonymous, and california is not one. i wanted it know why and he will give us the answer neck hour. >> exciteed. we are hopeful. something is for sent, we will have a lot of rain in the next few weeks. >> lottery week. >> good morning, everyone, storm impact scale is something we instituted in light of what was going do happen this month with storm storm influencing our winter weather. light is a "1" and severe weather is a "3" and this inform
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was a "2" while we were slowing and now it and down gridded it a "1". but only up to quarter inch of rain and gusts at 20 to 30 miles per hour. here is a look at the rain chances for the week ahead every day, it tapers as we head to the mill part of next week. how intense and when that will happen, we will talk about it. walnut creek is, leg quiet and you see bond on the road ways and spray on 680 looking southbound, with a third an inch, and scattered showers and breezy and a breakthrough thursday afternoon and the rain comes bam on thursday night, friday night, saturday is looking wet, sunday is dry, if you have weekend plans. here is a look at castro valley, we have a cell pulling away from you heading up crow canyon to san ramon and pleasanton south of stop ridge and heading over to livermore, a moderate shower there, and here is a moderate sure near right here we have showers
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headed to newark and fremont and through 7:00 to noon, we have scattered showers across the north bay skull be closest to the low but by 5:00, it is starting to get quiet. here is my seven-day forecast our next storm is thursday, a "1" and friday's could be a "1" and monday is stronger, a "2" but look at the rain. >> rain here and snow in the sierra with chain requirements for the major highways through the sierra this morning. they are getting more snow. here we have bay bridge backup when they flip on the lights, bam, we are back in the macarthur maze with remark stacked up here and, still, when you are beyond the area it is a good ride and we will chill back and see if the drive time has changed and the green on our traffic map means weather and rain and standing water is affecting the drive this morning. sig-alert for santa rosa, the side streets of toted --
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road the overpass is closed with a big-rig on the side. avoid that area if you can and another solo spinout last lane causing delays back from lafayette to the tunnel at 40 minutes. to get there to oakland. become to look at the wind advise i in a few minutes. you will keep a close credit on what is in front of you on roads. >> wait until you see what two bikers came upon in thailand, the pair were cruising along a quiet road, and, what is that? an elephant? an elephant? the video was caught on the helmet and you could they wanted other drivers to, maybe, town around and 9 elephant examined the motorcycle and decided it want big enough or he is a harley guy and kind of turned around. >> so flood they stopped and helped out. >> a major change for the
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>> sometimes crazy situations cause us to channel our inner anyone jam the die in the video executing a remarkable move, bam, to stop a car thief. that is right he jump through a window feet first. he did it and scare eventually and the surveillance video was at a gas station in
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northern australia. >> do not mess with aussies. >> when you take honor better do you wonder who is behind the wheel? >> those who fail the company background checks will get a second chance. if you get the physical any convictions reduced to misdemeanor or get it wiped out under prop 47 uber will reconsider the applications changing some crimes from fowl anies to misdemeanors and it, spires next year. uber said this is an opportunity to help people rebuild their slaves. >> stanford doctors are seeing a rise in serious knee injuries among young girls. according to orthopedists, athletes are tearing the acl at younger and younger aims providing stability to the me and injuries are usually more common in adults and you see it a lot in pro athletes. right new a surgeon is treating an eight-year-old girl. the doctor said the rise could be tied to gets getting involved in competitive sports at young are apes.
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all the next challenge happens this weekend when the company tries to land a rocket on the drone ship in the ocean. no big deal, right? space exit pulled off the first successful randing in december and there you see it, after three failed attempts. landing rockets upright is crucial to cutting the cost of space travel because that way though can reuse the markets. on sunday, they plan to lunch a rocket from the air force base along the coast carrying a satellite that it will put interest orbit. >> still an unusual site and we are playing the video in reverse is how it looks. >> walking the dog it is wet this morning. it will be breezy today if you are running. it will be wet if you are trying to do yard work. skip it. we will be in the much 60s with sunny continues and the rest of us in the 50s with skirted showers through the central valley and we have the winter weather advisory until midnight for up to 12" of snow around 5,000 feet.
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you can see it is quiet in heavenly and snow falling right there. but like we have rain each day, we have snow each day if lake tahoe. sue? >> changes are required. that is the good news. getting more powder with heavy winds at the richmond-san rafael bridge with advisory in affect for the bay bridge and gusty winds but no official advisory for the golden gate bridge and hang on tight because the winds are strong. look at the emeryville camera jumping around like that, it is the evidence of the winds and we are starting to build, now, on the drive from highway 4 to san francisco with metering lights on and we will check back with the sig-alert in the north bay in a few minutes. >> i love this video, off the cost of los angeles, pacific gray whales during the an you'll migration heading south to baja california with man giant mammals between monterey and san diego and the grave whales do it in reverse running north in the
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spring. >> love it. >> airbnb will start quietly nagging the san francisco hosts to regular store their units with the city. airbnb promised to san e-mails twice a month to hosts would is not reported their representals to the city. san francisco required airbnb hosts to register and limit rentals to 90 days a year. voters defeated a purr that would further restrict representals. >> if you have been crammed in the middle seat on a flight and wish you could respond? there is a way to do that through a new app. what is the catch? passengers would sell their prime seat to other passengers on the same flight. say thank you have a terrible middle seat in the back of the plane, you can search the app for your flight and see if anyone else is selling a better seat and buy it that will take a dust all of the transactions. the creators believe it will be useful for those who want to pay for 9 tickets and do not
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mindsetting next to a crying baby for a few extra greenbacks. >> you get on a plane and your internet is down and the wi-fi is terrible and your service is bad, it could be hard to access. >> hopefully you can do it before when you see you have a bad seat. >> good luck, people. a marijuana compromise, the the local city where growing is allowed in the great outdoors. >> a man pulled from an oakland trench now is recovering from an oakland hospital and how the co-workers are responding. >> and answering your questions about saving for retirement. you can submit your questions by recording them yourself and recording them yourself and posting them to social media
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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news >> you will be faced with rain and wind as you head outdoor. live doppler hd shows showers in
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many areas of the bay right now. good morning, to you, i am regular happy wednesday >> i am natasha zouves. we have the best team to get you through this. >> good morning, everyone. mike? >> strongest part of the storm is passed. on and off showers, lights to moderate. you can see around santa rosa and napa and novato and san rafael more than 1" last six hours. peninsula is dry and the south bay and east bay right up through the sunol grade, into the tri-valley we see the light-to-moderate showers. and i will give you an idea of what will happen today at san rafael with light rain falling, the day planner is showers through 7:00, and the chance lingers at noon and then it fades. keeler in the mid-50s. accident if the san mateo bridge before this area with middle lanes blocked and the span after the toll plaza so it is fought flow here but approach the span we will find slow traffic westbound and the drive over to


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