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the absence of clouds 24 morning allowing for temperatures to really bottom out in the 30s in many locations. how about 35 in morgan hill. 36 danville, 39 in concord and 36 in santa rosa. low 40s for you on the peninsula, and that's 4 degrees colder than yesterday in hayward and palo alto. almost 10 degrees cooler mountain view and san jose. as we look at sutro tower, notice it's clear. we have plenty of sunshine today. warmer by noontime. numbers above average by five or six degrees again today for the warmest day of the week. sun sets at 4:51. we will talk about the frosty nights coming up in a few minutes. >> lisa, thank you. we begin with breaking news this morning out of oakland where casualties are reportedly associated a three-alarm fire there. take a look. the fire started around 11:30 last night on 31st avenue and international boulevard. one person who was inside tells us the building houses about 18 people who use it as an artist
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collective. he said about 50 people were inside last night during an event when the fire started. he was treated on the scene for some minor injuries. i tells us he's unsure if one of his friends made it out safely. >> i haven't seen him and there's been flames shooting out of the building for the past 30 minutes. so i hope, i hope he's okay. >> at this point it is unclear if anyone was seriously hurt. the cause of the fire is under investigation this morning. san francisco police say there's an important clue that may help them track down the driver in a violent hit-and-run crash. it happened earlier this week right next to san francisco general hospital. sergio quintana has the story.
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>> at first glance dana fernie looks like she's recovering from her injuries pretty well, but you take a closer look and she has a bruised eye and a pretty significant head injury. >> i don't remember anything except getting on my bike and then waking up in the hospital. >> tuesday night at about 10:15 she was bicycling home on portera avenue near 22nd street when she was hit by a vehicle. the driver left the scene. her boyfriend says a few good samaritans found her and walked her to the hospital. >> the negative thing is some person did something horrible and selfish but four people did something fantastic. >> unfortunately investigators don't have any clues because no witnesses have come forward and there aren't many surveillance cameras on the stretch. but there is an important piece of evidence. a sideview mirror found at the scene that may have come from the suspect's car. >> we believe the vehicle that struck her is a dark color mini, would be the make. we believe that the model is the cooper. >> dana had been an avid bicyclist.
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she's thankful to those who helped her get to the hospital. >> it's very rare nowadays that people stop and help other people and i'm thankful they stopped and helped me. >> this is an ongoing investigation so anyone with information can call san francisco police. sergio win takenna, abc7 news. >> in los angeles investigators believe a fatal stabbing on the university of southern california campus was not the a random attack. a faculty member was killed yesterday. police arrested a student with the murder. paramedics arrived and found professor bosco tjan dead. it was near the psychology building. and in the north bay, firefighters rescued several dogs from a burning home. it was about 7:00 last night. it took firefighters about 90 minutes to get the flames under control. no one was hurt. >> also in the north bay, deputies believe a gunman shot himself in the head while driving away from a crime scene. it all started in kenwood
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yesterday afternoon. sky 7 was over this home on adobe canyon road where a man had several gunshot wounds. he's expected to survive. officers followed a black s.u.v. to east santa rosa. the press democrat reports he pulled out a gun and appears to have shot himself into the head. he crashed into this home. investigators have not announced his condition. the police are looking for a man who tried to kidnap a young girl on adrian drive. it was be around 3:00 p.m. the girl was walking home when a car stopped and offered her a ride home and she declined. the man ended up getting out, grabbed the girl by the arm, pulled her across the street, hugged her, kissed her and then bit her. the girl was able to break away. the two inmates who made a daring escape from jail were arraigned yesterday. the mug shot after the capture appeared he applied makeup.
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both men, plus a woman, charged with hiding chavez, have court dates next week. president-elect donald trump did something that hasn't been done in nearly 40 years. he talked with the president of taiwan. now the chinese government is reacting. abc7 news reporter katie marzullo has details. >> china, i promise, will be really, really mad. >> the robert wood is a professor of strategic management and global business at san jose state university. he said by talking to taiwan, president-elect trump is sending a message to china. >> what he is clearly saying is we are going to have a different relationship than we've had through republicans and democrats since 1979. >> that's the year the united states broke diplomatic ties with taiwan. some agree, this is mr. trump setting himself apart. >> china is the second largest economy in the world, the major
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security competitor, and making them happy is probably not his priority. >> he said the president of taiwan called me to wish me congratulations on winning the presidency. an east bay congressman is not concerned with who called who. >> november 19th the trump organization was in taiwan trying to close a real estate deal. here we have not only the issue of international diplomacy going on, but you also have that issue of are there conflicts here. >> despite a lack of diplomacy, the u.s. has maintained a security relationship with taiwan. donald trump said in a tweet interesting how the u.s. sells taiwan millions of dollars of military equipment but i should not accept a congratulations call. abc news. hundreds of people were feeling the burn in north bay last night. abc7 news was at the university where a democratic presidential candidate bernie sanders spoke.
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he said the democratic party needs to work together to fight bigotry and climate change. >> if millions of people stand together and say, sorry, mr. trump, you shall not going to undermine american democracy, we, in fact, will succeed. >> and he also spoke at one of the halls. at both locations he spoke for a new head of the democratic national committee >> we know from ground and space that san francisco's millennium tower is indeed sinking, but another area of the bay area is rising. that's good news for people in the east bay who have been suffering after years of drought. here's eric thomas. >> reporter: follow the roll ball. it's evident san francisco's millennium tower is sinking but here it is opposite, ground rising due to the ground water rising. >> it's due to the ground water recharging. >> in other words, local
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reservoirs and aqua firs are filling enough for the city to rise probably half an inch or less. it's measurable using new technology to scan these satellite images of the bay area from the european space agency. >> it's a combination of conservation of water by our residents and our businesses of that allowed our reservoirs to stay fuller. >> city officials don't think anything bad is happening with the rising and falling water table, and they are thankful for people using 45% less water than before the drought but they don't want them acting as if the drought is over. >> it appears we are emerging ou of the drought, but conservation is still a way of life and we are encouraging all of our residents to still conserve. >> meanwhile scientists are still marveling over the new technology that is also being used to track seismic activity in the bay area. it promises to be much more detailed and accurate than ever before. >> in order to be able to analyze this data, you need repeated measurements over a period of time. they are collecting these measurements much more frequently than has been done before. >> and in earthquake territory,
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being able to measure the movement of the ground to a few millimeters could be a life saver. eric thomas, abc7 news >> lisa is here. it's cold out there. >> yes. hopefully maybe you have a furry friend to keep you warm because it's one of those mornings. in fact, get used to it. we will be very chilly the next several days. 36 right now in santa rosa. a live look outside from the east bay hills camera where it's 35 in danville, 39 concord and livermore. we will talk about some of the coldest air we've seen all year headed our way and when we will see more rain in a few minutes. >> all right. lisa, thank you. also next, hooded robbers rushed into a bay area store. police want your help to track them down. and the cast of full house returns to their iconic home in san francisco. but not everybody is happy to see them.
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properly because i was in the process of fighting for my own life. >> investigators are still trying to figure out what the shooters did immediately following the shooting. they were later gunned down by police. a man who provided them with assault rifles will face trial next year. take a look at this surveillance video. san francisco police looking for thieves who rushed an apple store, grabbing expensive iphones and ipads not once, but twice. people in hoodies ran in and ripped the devices from the display tables. this is the marina district store on chestnut street. thieves targeted the store on black friday and then again the past tuesday. a similar incident happened at another store. >> and two people were arrested for a pair of belmont burglaries in october and november. officers recovered stolen jewelry and electronics.
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investigators say the three may also be responsible for other home burglaries on the peninsula. this woman is arrested for stealing packages from porches. the 24-year-old was arrested at her san jose home. officers were able to track her down after releasing pictures and video to the public showing the theft of the packages. she confessed to the trial. the stars of "full house" are now immortalized in cement. >> one, two, three, go! >> check out the cast members casting their handprints yesterday at the san francisco homemade famous by the '90's tv sitcom. the show's creator is the new owner. but as abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez tells us, not everyone is happy with the arrangements. >> who says the tanners don't live at 1709 broderick street? the creator of the "full house" series is the new owner and he brought part of the cast to
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san francisco to kick off the next season of the netflix revival "fuller house." >> there's a connection with fans. they connect with this house. it's become iconic. i understand 500 people a day stop by here. >> it goes without saying that residents here are not feeling the love for the hollywood cast and the creator of the series, jeff franklin, who now owns the home. this is what infuriates neighbors. the double parking while people get out of their cars to take pictures, and the total disregard for the people who live on that street. it's especially bad on weekends. >> it's unpleasant to live here with all of this going on and it's an attractive nuisance. and it's going to get worse because the word is out that he's brought it back. >> a few months ago franklin took a picture of himself sitting on the steps of the house and posted on twitter that he was in the market for a home. that was after the show's revival on netflix. now more tourists than ever drop by.
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>> we walk two miles, exercise, and then this is all in one day. you know, a regular friday. >> with people like that, neighbors are saying have mercy on us all! >> are you going to bake a cake for the neighbors or a pie? >> a cup of sugar? yeah, dave will make them a pie. >> with the tanners, in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc7 news. happening today, state officials are opening more of the northern california coast to commercial crab fishing. a 50-mile stretch point point reyes and marin county and a point in sonoma county opens today after a drop in the toxic levels. high levels are keeping one section. -- one section closed. crab fishing opened for most of the bay area last month. last year the season was cut short by the toxic algae bloom. and the san francisco fire department continues to celebrate a very big milestone, 150 years of service.
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to help, they will indicator lunch to each. the fire department stations. tonight firefighters will attend a gala to commemorate this historic anniversary. now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning to you. it is certainly cool out there with numbers dropping into the 30s a live look right now from live doppler 7. the absence of clouds will be the feature the next several days from the golden gate bridge. good visibility but numbers have bottomed out in the 30s newspaper the north ba i and also the east bay. look at gilroy. we are just above freezing there. san francisco the warm spot at 49. good morning, san jose. a chilly 42. and half moon bay just at 40 degrees. elsewhere it's even colder in parts of the north bay and the east bay, dropping into the 30s. out by the delta 36. concord 39, livermore same deal, and low 40s napa and novato.
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so if you think it's cold this morning, of course, you are right but it's going to be getting even colder as chillier air drops down from canada. so you can see looking from this perspective how pretty it is from mt. tam. and to give you an idea of where we've been and where we are going, we will look at today where today will feature the warmest temperatures, above average. so mid-60s oakland. >> 675 redwood city and san rafael. >> lots of warming. more than yesterday. a little bit less tomorrow. and then the temperatures will really take a tumble as we go into early next week. so mild days this weekend. winter-like chill early next week. the chance of rain arrives next friday. we are hoping this is the beginning of maybe more significant changes. but as we go through the rest of the day, noontime it's all about the sunshine and if you thought it was nice yesterday without the wind, it is really going to
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be mild out there today. as we go into, say, tuesday, look at what is coming. cold canadian air not only for the golden state but much of the west coast. that will allow for temperatures tuesday morning to be widespread 40s, low 40s, with mid-30s. that's really where we are this morning. then it will take until the middle of next week where really no changes. and then by thursday, just some moderate changes. so once we get the clouds in here, the overnight lows will come up with bit and we are hoping for rain the end of the week. how about 64 today? san jose. 63 in morgan hill. and on the peninsula mid-610's from redwood city, palo alto. in san francisco mid-60s again for you. upper 60s santa rosa and napa. the warmest day and maybe some 70s in some of these areas where 66 in oakland. 64 in fremont. and over the hills concord 65, as well as livermore, pleasanton about 66. the accuweather seven-day forecast. mild today and a minor dip
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tomorrow. sub freezing temperatures perhaps in your neighborhood monday, tuesday. and highs only in the mid-50s. and by next thursday increasing clouds and you can see our storm impact scale by next friday with the 1 on that. so at least maybe the start of some wetter weather. >> i left the house this morning, made a u-turn back to the house and got my jacket. it wasn't warm enough. lisa, thanks so much. just ahead, cute new photos. brace yourself. one-month-old polar bear in germany. an update on the oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation.
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>> dan hairs joins us to tell you what is coming up on "good morning america." >> the decision by police in new orleans to release a driver who opened fire on a former nfl player joe mcknight, killing him. and he was involved in another road rage incident at the exact same location and those charges also dropped. plus this morning, china reacting to reacting to the decision of donald trump tweeting the president of taiwan and what it could mean for our national security. and armed men forcing their way into a home after one posed as a ups delivery man. how to protect yourself and your home during this holiday season. it's all coming up on gma on a busy saturday. see you soon.
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muni lost about $50,000 in fares when it was hacked last weekend. the hack forced muni to shut down ticket machines and open up the gates for anyone to ride for free. "the chronicle" reported muni did stop the spread of the cyberattack and stop the personal information. they decided not to the pay the hackers after consulting homeland security. we are getting reports that good people are helping san jose mercy mobile get restocked after burglars picked it clean. thieves broke the windows of the rv yesterday, or early yesterday, and helped themselves to warm clothes, utensils, even a hot plate. the mercy mobile distributes donated items for those less fortunate. >> i am upset that someone would violate such a vehicle, but i guess this is a sign of the times we live in. people are desperate and maybe they thought something valuable was in here. what they can't steal is the heart of the people that gave the stuff. >> the mercy mobile visits homeless camps to get a list of what's needed and puts out the
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>> welcome back. here's lisa argen. >> you have to give yourself, the animals and the car time to warm up because with the clear skies we have many temperatures in the 30s this morning. san francisco the warm spot at 45. 43 mountain view. it was 4 is earlier oakland, 33 gilroy, 41 on the coast. and from mt. tam hook how clear it is. 46 fairfield, santa rosa a, and concord and livermore and novato. this morning is as much as 10 to 13 degrees cooler. so the sun not up until 7:0ed. sets at 4:51. in between the warmest day of the week with temperatures as much as 9 degrees above average on the peninsula. enjoy the mid-60s. we will talk about frostier overnight lows in a few minutes. >> lisa, thank you.
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back to our breaking news in oakland. investigators remain on the scene of a three-alarm fire where there are reportedly multiple casualties. it started last night around 11:30 on 31st avenue and international boulevard. one person who was inside tells us the building is home to about 18 people who use it as an artists' collective. they were having an art event last night when the fire started. no word on any serious injuries. thank you to abc7 news viewer, rory, who shared his view of the fire in oakland. if you see news where you live, share it on social media with the #abc7now and you might see it on air or online. oh, my god, drop it! >> a woman's screams followed by gunshots that ended the life of mario woods that happened one year ago yesterday. woods was shot about an hour after he reportedly stabbed a stranger in the arm.
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police confronted him, fired beanbag rounds, and then fired gunshots he was shot about 20 times. he had drugs in his system, including meth and marijuana. his death sparked months of protests, but no officers have been charged in the case. abc7's melanie woodrow spoke with woods' mother and the san francisco district attorney to get an update on the case. >> reporter: one year ago mario woods' shooting death by the police was captured on cell phone video. his mother, gwen, said the support she's received that is brought her a sort of calm, but what is missing is justice. >> i don't think any grieving mother should have to beg for some type of justice. i just don't. >> san francisco police shot woods 20 times. he was armed with a knife. police said he had just stabbed someone, that he refused to drop the knife and was acting erratically. >> the knife wasn't a threat to the officers, and in many ways it just started the current reform movement in the city of san francisco.
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>> reforms that include de escalation training and less lethal force. the incident is still being investigated by the san francisco district attorney's office. no officers have been charged. protesters outside the hall of justice wants george gas con to take action. >> we can't wait any longer. >> we know it's taken time. >> he said once a new unit is in place within his office, the goal by the end of 2017 is for officer-involved is shooting investigations to take between 90 and 180 days to complete. >> anyone looking at that video can say -- see what happened. we need the district attorney to say that. >> woods agrees it's a necessary step toward healing. >> it sends a message that our children's lives, they matter. they matter. >> in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc7 news. >> attorneys for san francisco were in federal court yesterday
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defending the city against a lawsuit by the family of kate steinle. she is the woman who was killed on pier 14 last year by an undocumented immigrant, juan lopez san schedules. the wrongful death lawsuit said the city is responsible for her death because the sheriff, did not hand him over for deportation. >> san francisco harbor is not a safe harbor for felons. , felons who are undocumented citizens. >> they are trying to use our sanctuary city policy to suggest this wouldn't have happened except for the sanctuary city policy, which is not the case. >> the wrongful death lawsuit also names the bureau of land management. steinle was killed with a blm's agent's gun that was not properly secured inside his car.
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the judge will decide if the case can proceed in two weeks. happening today, the san francisco-san is hose police -- is hosting -- the san jose police department is hosting a gun buy-back to help reduce gun violence. they are offering $100 target gift cards for handguns, rifles and shotguns and $200 for assault weapons. they won't collect any personal information. it's all anonymous. the event runs from 9 to 1 today on great oaks parkway in south san jose. >> bart quickly took down posters that grabbed the attention of a lot of riders. yesterday with a bold statement. it said racism, sexism and other forms of discrimination are not allowed and get your -- expletive -- together. bart said the signings were not authorized and they were removed. >> this is not acceptable behavior. >> i think it's a pretty interesting line. i think it's on message. >> bart is working on its own anti-hate campaign.
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for now it's not clear who put up those posters. the election is not over for san francisco agency that wants the city to take over maintenance of street trees. this is a letter the executive director, friends of the you are urban forest, sent to supporters yesterday. it warns that mayor ed lee is considering not funding caring for street trees. >> it stops the crazy policy of relinquishing street trees back to adjacent property owners. people who are inheriting a 30-foot tree and don't have the money to take care of it. >> it includes a clause that allows the mayor to suspend funding for tree maintenance if the city faces budget problems. the mayor has until the end of the year to decide. an east bay 14-year-old with a very rare medical condition is about to leave for the mayo clinic. abc7 news has been following kayla's journey, and today you
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can join her for pancakes at her pleasanton church. her family, friends and sister were getting ready when we stopped by yesterday. >> we are doing a pancake breakfast with santa. looking for donations to help fund the trip because it's really hard financially on my family. >> kayla has been battling rare immune's and tissue disease since she was just days old. breakfast starts at 7:00 a.m. and if you can't make it, but can help, please do so. there's a gofundme page and we have a link to it on our website happening today, thousands of volunteers will assemble bikes for the annual big bike build. teams from all over the bay area will put together more than 2400 bikes for kids this holiday season. it's all part of the turning wheels for kids twelfth year celebration. the organization encourages kids to play outside for a healthy lifestyle.
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today's bike-building event runs from 10:00 a.m. until noon. >> also happening today, the holiday train will make its way down to the peninsula. the glittering show train has been a favorite holiday tradition for 14 years. the train is decorated with thousands of lights. this is video from last year's truck. it will visit nine caltrain stations this weekend. people can join in the singing with carolers and santa and mrs. claus will be on board to take pictures with. it kicks off this afternoon at 4:00 at the san francisco caltrain station. >> if you still want a christmas tree and are willing to think outside the planter box, check this out. friends of the open forest renting the live trees for christmas. they aren't pines and may look a little skrawny, like the charlie brown tree, but it's for a good cause.
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>> once they leave the person's home, ornaments removed, we will take them back and ultimately plant them as a street tree about one year from now. >> the young trees need to stay in their pots and like regular christmas trees they need to be watered regularly and kept away from heaters. friends of the urban forest will pick them up after the holiday season is over. >> still ahead, local girls are training to run and they are learning a lot more. next hear from one runner and her coach who you may recognize. here's a live look from our east bay hills camera. a beautiful shot of the sunrise over the bay area. but, yep, it is pretty cold out there. lisa argen is going to have the chilly forecast coming up.
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it's time to turn things around. lower your blood sugar with invokana®. imagine loving your numbers. there's only one invokana®. ask your doctor about it by name. >> happening today, parts of union street will be transformed for the holiday season with the fantasy of lights. the annual event is filled with thousands of lights will light up the houses and shops along union street. there will be arts and crafts, live entertainment and probably horse-drawn carriages. the event runs from 3:00 to 7:00 today on fillmore between union and lombard. a little chill in the air to feel like the holidays. >> that's right. maybe get the tree, but the lights up because the weather is going to be beautiful. in fact, it may not be so winter-like this afternoon, but this morning the chilly lows are actually around average.
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emeryville this morning in the low 40s. here's a live look outside. we have even colder air headed our way. we want some rain and snow. i know that. i'll let you know if that's in the forecast, as well. >> thank you, lisa. >> also next, and the championship game at levi's stadium, will it be enough to secure the huskies a spot in the football playoffs? larry beil has the highlights coming up in sports. oh no. oh no. i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation. life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach.
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123. >> good saturday morning. this yep, it is cold outside. may get even colder. lisa argen is going to have your chilly forecast coming up in just a bit. in sports, the warriors are back to action tonight, hoping to rebound from thursday night's double-over time loss to the rockets. they take on the phoenix suns at oracle arena. tipoff at 7:30 p.m. the fourth-ranked washington huskies made their final pitch to the selection committee at levi's stadium last night. they trounced colorado in the pac-12 championship game. here's abc7 sports director, larry beil, with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. the washington huskies are hoping the road to the college football playoffs runs right through levi's stadium. they met colorado in the pac-12 championship game. former head coach mike mcintyre leading the bus about 12 miles away from the stadium. bad news, an early sack, turns
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his ankle, had to leave the game. jake browning out of fullsom. it's darryl daniels here a. bounces off one tackler and hours in. 14-7 huskies. the quarterback comes back to start the second half. this ball tipped. that's picked by taylor rapp. it's a 35-yard pick six and the dogs start rolling it up 21-7. later this play is just amazing here because browning is trying to throw this ball away. get it out-of-bounds? no. john ross reaches up and snags it with one hand! 19-yard touchdown. and chris peters, the coach, is like, wow! the huskies are the pac-12 champions and hope that gets them into the playoffs. to the ice. after playing ten games in 18 days, the sharks in for a nice four-day break. first a date with the canadiens in the tank. it was "star wars" night. but the tiny shark steals the show. how adorable. first period. it's joe pavelski to brett burns for the one-timer. the sharks take the 1-0 lead.
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then a minute to go in the first. sharks force the turnover. it's joe to joe. it's thornton to pavelski, and it's in. his eighth of the year. the sharks are up 2-0 after one. martin jones using the force on "star wars" night to keep montreal from finding the back of the net. 31 saves for the victories rip, and the sharks hold off the canadiens, 2-1. >> in the nba this leg kick has made draymond green a target for officials. and even steve kerr admitted yesterday green may have to stop that leg kick. it cost them in the nba finals last season and draymond was called for a flagrant foul thursday night. even though it was accidental and he barely brushed harden's head. green feels like he's a marked man. >> i really don't have a perspective on it. that ain't my job. they have a replay center and three officials and a league
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office that may rule. it's not really my job to assess it. i just play. >> and without, draymond was gone. warriors play phoenix tonight. that's a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. >> good morning. if you feel like it's freezing out there, we are certainly close. there are freeze warnings for parts of california. not the bay area yet. that should be come within the next couple of days. so live doppler 7 working to pick up some cloud cover and there's nothing there or precip. you will notice as we check out san rafael, it's a pretty start to the morning with the clear sky. and low 60s from yesterday. the warmth that we retained somewhat last evening has escaped into space. so we are down to 33 degrees in gilroy. 43 mountain view. good morning oakland, 49 in san francisco. you've been sitting there all morning long with 41 on the coast, half moon bay. and sfo nice and clear. milder on the peninsula. low 40s up in novato.
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so from mount cam, nice glassy looking bay and nice colors for the sunrise this morning. yesterday we saw plenty of 60s. everyone was in the 60s. but today a few degrees warmer. in fact up in santa rosa, some of the outlying locations and sonoma and parts of the south bay could see numbers near 70. but average highs notice just in the upper 50s. 57 livermore. forecasting a high of 65 today. that's 8 degrees above average. 9 degrees above average up in san rafael. enjoy it. if you like it mild, today is the mildest day of the week. a beautiful start in san francisco. mild days this weekend. winter-like chill early next week and that's because the coldest air of the season will be heading south from canada, encompassing much of the western third of the nation. a chance of rain hopefully by next friday. as we check out our sky forecast
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hour by hour, no clouds. plenty of sunshine today. and, in fact, with milder numbers and less wind out there, it's going to feel pretty mild and comfortable. but if you are liking the colder air that's on the wishes look at tuesday. we have average lows this morning. even though it feels cold, it's pretty much where we should be. some 30s and 40s. but as the cooler air arrives tuesday, we will see some freeze warnings. in fact, the morning lows come tuesday and wednesday, not going to budge much. notice all the 30s in our inland east bay, up through the north bay and the 40s in san francisco. this is wednesday morning. in fact, this should be the coldest morning, and into thursday. no changes. we are just as chilly. high necessary the south bay, enjoy the mid-60s in santa clara. 65 cupertino. >> 64 san mateo, 62 on the coast. san francisco 64. daly city 61. mid-and upper 60s for much of marin and sonoma. and in berkeley how about 64.
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fremont about the same. you head inland, highs in the mid-60s from concord to fairfield and brentwood. accuweather seven-day forecast, mild conditions today. a little cooler tomorrow. then perhaps freeze warnings for our local neighborhoods monday and tuesday. we have the pets to think about and also giving yourself extra time. highs just in the 50s. if you download our app you can get the alerts with the freeze warning headed our way. >> not a bad idea to cover the plants the next couple of days. >> clearly. >> thank you. thousands of elementary and middle school age girls will run through golden gate park this weekend. part of the bay area youth development program called "girls on the run." jessica's castro from abc morning is a volunteer coach for the program and takes us inside the practice ahead of the big day. >> most days it's a little chaotic, and adding this to the mix doesn't help. but it's fun.
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girls on the run, an after school program that meets twice a week for ten weeks with the ultimate girl of running a 5k. it is a fete that manny adults don't always accomplish. >> i love running so it makes me feel so happy that i can just run. >> this is ruby's second season. she's somewhat of an expert. she will tell you it's not all about running. >> it's like you make new friends and you learn about all this cool stuff. >> the cool stuff, as ruby calls it, is part of the curriculum to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confidence. >> in each lesson there's a certain theme. sometimes it's about inner beauty, sometimes it's about self-confidence. and then they have a game that ties it all together. >> in this lesson the game was a trust circle. there were lots of things. we talked about teamwork and community. and these girls are part of the bigger community. girls on the run is a national program that celebrates their 20th anniversary this year.
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it's part of the reason ruby's parents support the program >> she can you run with her friends and meet with her friends and discuss difficult issues with them. i just think it's awesome for them to have this activity together. >> i'm lucky to have met ruby on a certainly level since i'm one of four volunteer coaches at garfield elementary school. there are 2,000 volunteers across the bay area. ruby tells me she's not nervous at all for the season-ending 5k. >> when i started this, i thought 5k would be really long but when it came, i realized it was pretty short because i had fun. >> girls are ready, girls are fun! >> in san francisco, coach jessica, abc7 news. >> thanks, jessica. girls on the run also provides shoes to kids in need. this year they gave away 400 pairs to girls. the 5k they have been training for all season is coming up tomorrow. jessica castro will be the emcee of the event.
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now at the disneyland resort. >> an update to the breaking news in oakland. the media partner, east bay times, reports at least nine people have died in a three-alarm fire. at a least another 13 people are unaccounted for. the fire started at 11:30 last
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night on 31st avenue near international boulevard. there was a party with at least 50 people inside the building when the fire started. we will have the latest on abc7 mornings at 8:00 a.m. and twitter and abc7 news bay area. shifting gears now. happening today, take the plunge. san francisco police will dip into the chilly waters all for a very good cause. it's all part of the annual brave the bay challenge to raise money for the make-a-wish foundation. there will be a cable car pull where you can put your strength to test against the police department. it all starts at aquatic park in san francisco. >> i would like to do that some day, and get everything going. good morning, everybody. we are looking at frosty numbers as you had he had out this morning. sunny and mild, 64 in the city. 65 in livermore and concord and as well as fairfield.
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the accuweather seven-day forecast, slightly cooler tomorrow. frosty mornings all next week just about and increasing clouds, hopefully some rain by next friday. >> okay, lisa. thank you. we are following that tragic fire in oakland. stay with us for that. thank you for joining us in the meantime on abc7 mornings. i'm cornell barnard in for chris nguyen, along with lisa argen. the news continues online, on twitter, facebook and instagram. "good morning america" is coming up next. i'm hall of famer jerry west and my life is basketball. but that doesn't stop my afib from leaving me at a higher risk of stroke. that'd be devastating. i took warfarin for over 15 years until i learned more about once-daily xarelto... a latest generation blood thinner. then i made the switch. xarelto® significantly lowers the risk of stroke in people with afib not caused by a heart valve problem.
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