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6:00 a.m. on a tuesday. welcome to december 27th. glad you're here. i'm natasha zouves. i'm lisa castro. and lisa, we'll start off with you. we may need an ice scraper this morning. >> an freeze warning for the east bay valleys. cloud cover has filtered in. there are the highlighted areas. how cold is it? 32 in dublin 30. in san ramon. low 30s up in the north bay. 37 in san jose. grab the jacket this afternoon, you'll feel slightly warmer if you're in the sun. >> we got the official word from chp that the bay bridge metering lights were flipped on. so a few folks do have to head into work today. not nearly as many as a typical
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weekday commute. quick check of the drive times. i'm having a hard time finding any not in the green. out of santa rosa, in the castronev valley also in the gr. a scary moment for an uner driver when someone pulled out a gun. >> matt keller has more on this story. >> reporter: good morning jessica and natasha. san francisco police say they picked up this shooting on their shot spotter. scary moments for this uber driver who has no reason why he was targeted. >> he take out the gun. he shoot me. fortunately the bullet pass in front of my pace. >> reporter: the 31-year-old's window was shattered into pieces all over his car. the bullet hole still clearly visible. the afghan refugee did not want to give his real name.
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he's afraid for his safety. the father of two lives in sacramento but was driving for uber in san francisco around 3:00 saturday morning when he says a man followed him for a few blocks on foot before running to his window and firing. san francisco police say the uber driver did file a report but they do not have leads or suspects. the driver also filed a report with uber. a company representative said they are relieved the driver is okay. reporting live in san francisco, matt keller, abc 7 news. thank you. scary. san francisco hoping this morning's surveillance video can help them find who stole a giant menorah from a park. it was taken over the weekend from washington square park in the city's north beach neighborhood. the menorah was lit saturday night, but then ra rabbi realized it was gone sunday. the community says that wasn't the only thing taken. the wires on the lights were cut as well. >> with all the crime going on in the city, this doesn't have to be a priority, but it should be in regards to it's the
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holiday right now. >> people put a lot of work into putting that there. they put a lot of work towards their religion. it's not cool. >> they're hoping they find that and smaller menorahs stand in the larger one's place for now. we are tracking developing news in the east bay. pleasant hill police investigating a shooting at a popular mall. thank goodness no innocent bystanders were hit it happened at the crossroads shopping center around 9:00 last night. the mall was open for business and someone started opening fire, shattering windows. several businesses were hit including a barbecue restaurant. witnesses tell police both the shooter and victim quickly took off. no word yet on a possible motive. in chattanooga, three people were hurt when someone set off fireworks inside a store. someone thought it was gunshots and they started running. security guards at mall in ft. worth, texas placed the mall
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on lockdown after police say at least 100 teens were involved in fights there. dozens of police officers including s.w.a.t. help break up the brawls. police say they initially responded to calls of gunfire inside the maul. fortunately no one was seriously hurt. four teens received citations for fighting. violence and chaos broke out at more than a dozen shopping hot spots across the country yesterday. look at that map on your screens. police are investigating whether social media was used to plan the fights. it's not clear if the brawls in those different cities were at all related. you can expect more security at malls today. heads up for san francisco muni riders. you'll be paying more in the new year. on january 1st the price of a muni adult monthly pass will go up from $86 to $91 a month. cash fares will rise. muni drivers want people to move away from cash and on to digital means of payment. the chronicle reports that it's a more efficient way to collect fares which leads to
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streamlined service. an astronomer credited with revolutionizing our concept of the universe has died. vera rubin died of natural causes on christmas day in princeton, new jersey. she was 88 years old. ruben found that gal axies don' quite rotate the way some predicted and some other force was at work, mainly dark matter. she was the second female astronomer elected to the u.s. national academy of sciences. new details this morning about the russian military plane that crashed into the black sea on sunday. one of the plane's flight recorders has been found. the recorder was brought ashore in the town of sochi. all 92 people on board were killed. russia held a day of mourning for the victims yesterday. the plane was carrying dozens of red army choir singers to sing in syria for russian troops. investigators say it was likely either pilot error or mechanical
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failure that led to the crash, not terrorism. columbian investigators confirmed a brazilian soccer team's jetliner crashed because it ran out of fuel. 71 people died when the plane crashed while heading to a match in colombia last month. officials said the plane's engines began shutting down minutes before it eventually crashed while circling an airport. the pilots were being criticized for failing to ask air traffic controllers for a priority landing because they were running low on fuel. san francisco could use some help counting the number of homeless in the city. the department of homelessness and supportive housing needs volunteers to participate in its homeless census on january 26th. team also work in four-hour shifts from 8:00 to midnight. it's estimated there are nearly 7,000 homeless people in san francisco blamed in part on the
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region's hot real estate market. today star quarterback derek carr will be having surgery on his broken leg. he went down with the injury in the win against the colts on saturday. he will be out 6 to 8 weeks. the super bowl in five weeks. despite the season-ending surgery, the team is confident they can make a playoff run. >> it's a tough game. things happen in the game. it's all about the team, about us moving on with the next opportunity. pulling together as a group of men, being unselfish and sacrificing for each other. all of those things. doesn't change regardless of who it is. >> backup matt mcgloin will start next sunday against the denver broncos. the san francisco fire department has a new plan to rebuild a crumbling pier and it involves a floating barge. we'll explain. and next, the new year means new laws for parents. what you should know before strapping your child into a car seat come january 1st.
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>> and a live look on this chilly morning. you can see the bay bridge toll plaza, still light this morning. we'll check in with alexis smith in a moment. we have put your weather and your traffic up the entire break so you can check on the sides of your screen there and know how your screen there and know how you ha
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. good tuesday morning to you. hopefully you're enjoying the holidays, relaxing. we'll have better weather this afternoon. it will get warmer. live doppler 7 showing cloud cover. we have our freeze warning up until 9:00. north and east bay valleys, numbers hovering around freezing. 32 in gilroy. 42 in oakland. 41 half moon bay. we don't have the winds we had yesterday. low 30s in the north bay. mid 30s from concord to livermore. get the sunglasses out. we'll see sunny days and warmer nights. alexis? >> we're doing just fine on the roads. only a couple minor slow spots. walnut creek not one of them. southbound 680 cruising along through the normal stretch that is congested at this point. a lot of folks off for the holiday. flipping over to traffic maps, mostly green here, no matter what area of the bay you are in. westbound highway 92, just as you get out on the san mateo bridge and the toll plaza, we
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have that left lane blocked. small backups there. we'll look at the bay bridge commute. that's slower than yesterday. that's coming up next. >> thank you. the san francisco fire department is considering building a new fire station right here the bay bridge. the proposed site is at the pier 22 1/2 next to the bridge. the chronicle reports the city wants to build a station that would support three fireboats, a fire engine and 12 firefighters on duty around-the-clock. the chronicle says it would be the only fire station on the shoreline which would help with the response to a major earthquake. speaking of changes, next a busy san francisco corridor has taken another step towards a big change. how the proposal could shorten your morning commute. fingers crossed. fingers crossed. plus -- this is a this is my body of proof. proof of less joint pain. and clearer skin.
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we are less than a week away from new laws taking effect. here are two involving alcohol. >> starting january 1st, powdered alcohol will be banned in california. the making, selling and buying of it. anyone in violation faces a $500 fine. also new, salons and barbershops will be able to legally serve customers a glass of wine or beer without a permit
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as long as the drink is free. meanwhile, a new law also starting on january 1st, changes the rules about children in car seats. kids under age 2 will be required to use a rear facing car seat. children who weigh more than 40 pounds or more than 40 inches tall will be exempt from that. the next story is so great. one of taylor swift's oldest fans got the surprise of a lifetime yesterday. [ cheers ] those screams are because she surprised 96-year-old world war ii veteran cyrus porter and his family at his home in missouri. she even played her hit song "shake it off" just for him. porter says he has been to two of her concerts and appreciates how her music helps him connect with more than 20 grandchildren. >> a world war ii veteran and taylor swift. >> those things don't normally go together. %-p.
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i enjoy going to see her. >> he has a great laugh. don't you love him? porter hopes to see taylor swift again in concert during her next tour. that's wonderful. she did this on her christmas. wonderful. >> she took the time off to do it. it got him a huge smile from ear to ear. >> yeah. >> she is great to do all that. that's her thing. good morning. our thing is the freezing cold temperatures. a freeze warning in effect for the north and east bay valleys until 9:00. we have some cloud cover. that's helping temperatures stay in the low 30s. yesterday a few upper 20s. the skies were clear. in the next couple of hours we would see mid and upper 20s, as we sit now, 34 santa clara. 35 in santa teresa. 33 in alum rock. san jose, 37. low 40s from oakland, san francisco. 34 calistoga. novato below freezing as well as
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fairfield. nice and clear, freezing cold, sunny and cool this afternoon. milder days through friday. clouds will increase. not quite sure we'll see that rain over the weekend. highs today coming up a few degrees. upper 50s around hayward and fremont. wednesday, low 60s. how about 63 in san jose. one forecast model wants to put san jose at 67 it will feel like spring. that will offset our overnight lows. look at the next seven days. increasing the chances of rain friday and saturday. sunday looks to be the best bet at this point. you know how those things can change. 59 in san jose. the accuweather seven-day forecast, bright and sunny. milder each day until the weekend. alexus, are you finding things to talk about? >> here and there. every now and then i'll get a disabled vehicle or mattress in the road. you get the idea. not many folks at work this week. so that means if you have to go in, you should have light volumes, southbound 880 before
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fruitvale avenue, we have someone out of their vehicle changing a tire. move over for that person. a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza, if you were with us 15, 20 minutes ago we were getting stacked up. they flipped those metering lights on about 5:37, i'm not sure if they turned them off or what, that has thinned out. a quick check of drive times a half hour out of the central valley. 85 between 101 and kuper teen no, you're also in the green. 16 minutes. >> thank you very much. "good morning america" coming up at 7:00 on abc 7. >> dan harris is live from new york city with a live look at what's ahead. good morning, dan. >> great to be with you on this tuesday morning. coming up on gma, chaos in malls on this holiday. fights breaking out, fireworks explosion sending shoppers running. could social media be blamed for
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some of these planned disturbances. and this family stranded in the middle of brutal winter weather. the parents separately walking dozens of miles to find help. our hospital bedside interview with a brave mother this morning. and a new warning, curbside warning, could your holiday gift garbage be a signal to thieves to snatch some gifts from your home? >> how else am i supposed to get rid of my garbage? i can't even put it on my curb anymore? >> you can. you have to be strategic how you do it. >> we'll have to watch. thank you very much. >> dan, thank you. trouble with your cable company? next 7 on your side's michael finney explains what you can do. and a brazen heist in ♪ think of your fellow man. ♪ lend him a helping hand. ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪ take a good look around...
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♪ ...and if you're lookin' down, ♪ ♪ put a little love in your heart. ♪ ♪put a little love in your heart.♪ ♪ in your heart. (avo) the subaru share the love event is happening now and will have given ninety million dollars to help real people like these.
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surveillance video shows the moment three suspects broke into a store in new york stealing millions of dollars in furs. they used a rock to gain entry, but watch here as one of those guys gets bonked on top of the head by a falling piece of a doorframe. the thieves broke into the dennis basso high-end fur store
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saturday morning. they made off with 20 of the stores most expensive fur. the geary corridor bus rapid transit project in san francisco is one step closer to be finalized. the project would create a dedicated bus line from 34th to 26th avenue where the lane would run in the center to just past arguello boulevard and back to the sides of geary. the final environmental impact report was released this month. it could be approved in january. time to ask finney. >> that's right. this morning, sema from lafayette has a question about her cable and internet. michael finney has her answer. >> how can we fight -- not fight, but get our rights if an internet provider or any cable provider would come and change the term of the contract that we had with them and change it without our knowledge?
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>> it was great talking with you at our ask finney event in walnut creek. if they changed your contract, that's generally not legal. that said, big companies generally know the loopholes. so call and complain. you need to point out exactly the terms they changed. and if they don't budge, call me. my hotline is open every day between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. let's see if we can work it out. sema, thanks for your question. happy new year. >> if you have a question for finney, record it on your smartphone or tablet and share it on social with askfinney. many of us will head to the post office to return christmas gifts bought online. there are a few things to remember. number one, according to the "wall street journal," check the company's return policy. two, make sure you have got a receipt or tracking number and include it with your item. three, don't take the item out of its original packaging, if it
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is clothing, leave the tags on. lastly, double check the shipping costs. you could be on the hook for them. next, a plan to host a controversial right-wing writer at uc berkeley could be put on hold. why the university is requiring organizers to put up thousands of dollars for the event. and a possible hate crime in a southern california synagogue on the second day of hanukkah. the disturbing items found by parishioners. scary situations for passengers on a jet in india. how this plane ended up on the grass during takeoff. good morning. it is freezing cold in our east bay, but not to be outdone, 22 in redwood city. clear sky on the peninsula. you're in the mid 30s. below freezing in the north bay. grab the extra jacket. grab the extra jacket. it's a chilly one
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now across the country. candles, signs, stuffed animals and booze at the site of a deadly crash in the south bay. why some family members are upset about the items left behind by mourners. and a warning if you received a smart home device for christmas.
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how they could be a gateway for criminals to get into your home. good morning. thanks for joining us. it's tuesday, december 27. i'm natasha zuoves. i'm jessica castro. we are here with lisa argen and jessica smith who is taking a nap today. >> anybody need anything? >> crickets in the traffic center. you have a little more going on. >> we do we have that freeze warning not only for the north and east bay but cold on the peninsula and south bay. low 30s in redwood city. there's cloud cover, that helps us somewhat. yesterday we had some 20s. not there yet. in the protected valleys of the north bay, 29 in fairfield. 35 in danville. these are the areas that could stay in freezing temperature-wise by about 8:00, 9:00. this afternoon we're warming up into the mid to upper 50 s. warmer weather on the way throughout the rest of the week. alexis? >> looking forward to that sunshine later today.
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right now looking at light volum volumes. almost exclusively green on the traffic flows. in oakland, southbound 880 a couple vehicles hit some type of debris, and caused a couple flights. the right lane is blocked as they change those tires. a little hesitation westbound on the bay bridge, that's our only slow spot this morning. police investigating violence at a pleasant hill mall. bullets fired into several open stores. >> amy hollyfield is live crossfields mall with more. >> they did a quick patchup job here overnight. look behind me, you can see a piece of cardboard now where there used to be a window. this is at the hawaiian barbecue restaurant in pleasant hill. this window was shot out last night. here's video of what it looked like after the shooting.
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they got the call at 9:15. reports of shots fired. this is at the crossroads shopping center. very busy shopping center in pleasant hill and interstate 680. police say the shooter ran away so did the victim. so they weren't able to interview the people involved toe find out why this happened. we are hearing a lot of shock this morning from customers coming to the starbucks next door to get their coffee. another customer tells us he's taking it in stride. >> happens. it's that kind of world now. i mean, there's nothing you can do about it. from what i hear no one was hurt. that's important. >> reporter: here's a look at where one of the bullets hit the wall right next to the starbucks. yes, no one was hurt besides the victim who was shot. no bystanders because the mall was open at time, no shoppers were hit or hurt. this is a very busy popular
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shopping center. there's a kohl's department store here, dick's sporting goods. you can see the shopping center from the freeway. at this time police say they don't know if this was random or targeted. they're looking for witness accounts as to what happened here. reporting live in pleasant hill, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> look at this, this is one of at least 12 reported incidents in malls across the country. this fight broke out at a food court in cleveland yesterday sending people runs for the exits. officers had to use pepper spray to clear this crowd out. one juvenile was accused of assaulting an officer. they said the incident was loosely organized on social media. colorado police had to shut down a popular mall in aurora after word of a fight spread on social media. you can see the snapchat video from the aurora mall. shoppers quickly moving to the exits here. police say 500 people were inside the food court at the mall simply to fight.
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>> several officers were attempting to make an arrest of two people fighting. the crowd began to circle our officers, our officers had to call for help. >> two people involved in the fight were injured. one of them is seriously hurt. pg&e is investigating what caused a power outage that left 370 customers along san 370 customers along san francisco's embarcadero in the overnight. the out stage started at 11:00 last night from beach street to washington street. police put flares on the ground at washington forcing drivers headed to the golden gate bridge to take an alternate route. power has been restored to all customers. two men are in custody in hayward this morning, they're accused of stabbing and killing a man inside a target store on christmas eve. the victim was found in the whipple road target around 8:00 saturday night. he died at the hospital. police tell us that he's a 36-year-old man, but police have
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not released his identity yet. witnesses say the three men got into a fight shortly before the attack. police are asking anyone who was there to come forward. police say a woman caused a crash that killed herself and a teen name boy. now her family is apologizing to his family. the suspected dui crash happened christmas morning on capital expressway in san jose. mourners showed up to the crash site yesterday to honor the lives lost. a 25-year-old mother of one and in the second car a 14-year-old boy. jessica zamora may have been under the influence of alcohol. family removed beer cans that friends apparently left in tribute at the memorial. >> they don't realize this is what took her life. my condolence goes out to the family of the little boy that she took the life of. you know, we're very sorry. it was a bad accident. she made a bad choice. >> family tells us that zamora was a single mom and her 5-year-old daughter is distraught.
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police say zamora crossed the center divide on capital expressway on sunday and careened head on into the lexus. the 14-year-old was killed and his parents identifies have not been released. police are investigating a possible hate crime in santa monica after someone there va d vandalized a synagogue. when the rabbi showed up for service on sunday, the second day of hanukkah, they found human waste and rice smeared at the entryway. police are not calling it a hate crime quite yet because it's not specifically anti-semitic. >> it's so sad at this time people should feel they want to express themselves in such a negative way. >> the congregation has been targeted in the past. a month ago a man stood during a service and shouted heil hitler. and last year someone left a letter with a swastika that said get out of here you jews. 6:36 now. the faa and ntsb are investigating a crash that killed two people in fresno. officials say the plane crashed shortly after taking off from sierra sky park yesterday
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afternoon. sierra sky park is a residential aviation community along highway 99. residents can land at the airport, taxi down the road and park their planes in their driveways. no word on the victims identities. officials say this is likely the first double fatal crash at that airport. 12 people are injured after this jet airways plane skid off a runway in western india. 154 passengers and seven crew members were on board when it happened at goa international airport. jet airways said it veered off track during takeoff and ended up in the grass. passengers were put on a different plane to their final destination of mumbai. happening today, japanese prime minister shinzo abe and president obama will make history at pearl harbor. abe arrived yesterday morning in hawaii and later laid wreaths at the national memorial cemetery of the pacific. today abe will become the first japanese prime minister to visit pearl harbor memorial. that honors the sailors and marines killed in the 1941 attack.
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in may, president obama visited the hiroshima peace memorial in japan. it is current versus future president. president-elect donald trump is responding to president obama's claim that if he had ran for a third term he would have won. president obama said that he's confident if he ran again and articulated it, he believes he could have mobilized a majority of the american people to rally behind it. the president-elect took to twitter saying no way, jobs leaving, isis, obamacare. mr. trump also said he is shutting down the trump foundation to avoid the appearance of a conflict. that plan facing a major snag now. the new york attorney general's office is investigating the foundation and says it cannot legally dissolve until that legally dissolve until that investigation is complete. good morning. waking up to partly cloudy skies, freezing temperatures. here's live doppler 7. we are highlighting the areas
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where you have numbers around 32 degrees from livermore, novato and san rafael. here's our tower camera. 41 in the city as well as oakland. 37 in san jose. sunrise, 7:24. in the low 30s santa rosa and na napa. 34 in concord and livermore. highs today coming up a few degrees. sunny, mid to upper 50s in the peninsula to the south bay. check out tomorrow. 60s, 30s it will feel like spring. overnight lows. they won't be so cool. let's find something cool for alexis to talk about. >> okay. how about bay bridge metering lights being turned off. i'm sure a lot of commuters are glad for that. there are not many commuted ers. flipped those on 5:37, back off about 6:35 this morning. there the only place i'm seeing a delay is closer to san
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francisco, top and go traffic on the west side of treasure island. no rhyme or reason for that. i had to double check to make sure we don't have anything blocking. we don't. a little slow heading towards the san francisco exits. a quick check of mass transit, ace rail no service the last couple of days, back on normal schedule today. b.a.r.t. limited commute schedule through january 2nd. every 15 minutes instead of every 5 to 10 this morning, especially on the pittsburg bay point line. muni, those limited express service routes, those will last through friday. next traffic update in less than ten minutes. you can't have a parade without marching bands. the drum and bugle corps from silicon valley is getting ready to shine in front of a worldwide audience in the rose parade. they are the best of the best alumni from the summer bugle alumni from the summer bugle corps
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25. >> it's like a family reunion. some of these people i haven't seen in years. it's like old-times. like we never left. >> it's only the second time the drum and bugle corps will perform at the tournament of roses parade in pasadena. you can watch the rose parade right here on abc 7, starting at 8:00 a.m. monday january 2nd live from pasadena. so coordinated. very cool. terrifying moments for an uber driver in san francisco. the man says he was followed and targeted while doing his job. >> also starbucks is mixing up your morning coffee run. the new drinks now on the menu. and why you'll have to get them before the new year. before the new year. oooh. wowww. there it is. it's the red tag sales event and people are excited
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to bring in the new year with a new chevrolet. i'm a huge chevy fan. how would you feel about starting 2017 in a new chevy? it sounds wonderful. honestly, i would take any one. oh heck yeah! i want to get one tomorrow. fantastic! turn it on, let's go. during the red tag sales event get two deals in one. find your tag for an average total value over ninety-six hundred dollars on chevy silverado all stars. hurry, the red tag sales event ends january 3rd.
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welcome back. music producer in san rafael describes the late pop star george michael as brilliant and a perfectionist who always gave 110% to make everything just the way he wanted it to be. ♪ baby, i know you're asking me to stay ♪ >> michael walden is a three-time grammy winning artist and producer. he worked with some of the biggest names including george michael. michael died on christmas day at age 53. walden said michael was a one in a million talent.
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>> george had it all. sex appeal, dance, great stage presence, recording, great production, great everything. he is one of those people who had everything going on. so, it's a great loss. michael's estate is estimated to be worth over $100 million. it's expected to be divided among many of his celebrity god children. "20/20" will have a full hour dedicated to george michael and his life tonight. it airs at 10:00 p.m. that's followed by abc 7 news at 11:00. >> already have my dvr set. some scary moments for an uber driver this weekend when somebody pulled out a gun. matt has more for us. >> reporter: san francisco police here at headquarters say they have no leads or suspects in the case. that's frightening for this uber driver who says he feels fortunate this bullet didn't hit him in his head. >> he shot from here. >> if you're not so tall, you
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have your seat back -- >> it's in my head. >> reporter: the 31-year-old's window was shattered into pieces all over his car. the bullet hole clearly visible. he's an afghan refugee who said he thought he would be escaping the violence by coming to the u.s. the father of two lives in sacramento but was driving for uber in san francisco around 3:00 saturday morning when he said a man followed him for a few blocks on foot before firing into his window. uber said they are relieved the driver is okay. matt keller, abc 7 news. a u.s. berkeley student group is we chorequired to pay security bill when an editor for the right wing website breitbart comes to town in february. the berkeley college republican club invited mile low yiannopoulos to visit the
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campus. his visit is controversial. some students say his stance against feminism and islam cultivate bigotry. if they don't pay for security the event will be canceled. yiannopoulos is scheduled to speak at cal on february 1st. the minimum wayne goge goes the minimum wayne goge goes places starting january 1st. the minimum wage statewide will rise 50 cents to 10.50 an hour. cupertino, los altos and palo alto will pay $12. mountain view goes up to $13, as does sunnyvale. oakland and sunnyvale will slightly raise wages on january 1st. san francisco's next increase is not until july. if you got a smart home device be aware. >> we have more own that in our money report. >> experts expect the number of attacks on the internet of things to increase in 2017. we're talking about devices like web cams, dvrs, connected thermostats that make life easier for homeowners, but are susceptible to cyberintrusion.
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cnbc reports the concerns about technological vulnerabilitieses come as experts say smart home devices are hot gifts this holiday season. microsoft could become the first company worth a cool trillion dollars. that's with a "t." one analyst thinks it could happen with the help of linkedin which microsoft just purchased. apple was favored as the most likely candidate for the first company to cross the trillion dollar mark after it became the first u.s. firm to pass a market value of 700 billion. that happened in 2015. microsoft right now is worth almost $500 billion. finally, starbucks has some new drinks. it's called the tuxedo collection. it is a mix of dark and white chocolate goodness, according to the company's website. the collection earns its name with all that black and white effect in its drinks includes three drinks, the tuxedo mocha, the tuxedo hot chocolate and in case you're in the mood for
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something cold, the tuxedo frappuccino. a quick look at stock market action, the dow up 24 points, the nasdaq better by 14 on thin volume as a lot of folks are on holiday. live from the nasdaq market site, back to you. >> thank you. anything that gives me more whip cream and more sugar first thing in the morning, i'm all for. >> that looks really rich. steph curry and his family will be distributing boxes of food and other items to help families in the holiday season. >> it's all part of the fourth annual curry annual feed the children event. the 1200 oakland families will receive a 25-pound food box and a 10-pound box of personal care items. the giveaway starts at 3:00 in oakland. speaking of the warriors, the christmas day match-up between the warriors and cavaliers was not the outcome fans had hoped for. the nba did say lebron james should have been charged for a technical foul for hanging on the rim after a dunk.
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that would have given golden state a free-throw and the league also said richard jefferson should have been called for a foul with three seconds left for making foot contact with kevin durant. a foul would have given durant two free-throws and a chance to win the game. a lot of people still talking about that and upset over that one. >> that was a tough game to watch. take us forward, lisa. can't keep reliving this. >> can't look in the rearview mirror. you're right. we're looking at sunsh warmer temperatures. how's that? we are freezing cold this morning. we have a freeze warning north bay valleys, east bay valleys, temperatures hovering or below the 32 degree mark. here's a live look outside. you can see that cloud cover. 41 in oakland and san francisco. 36 in mountain view. redwood city, 33. 37 in san jose. 41 half moon bay. for mount tam, look at that golden sunrise. santa rosa, low 30s.
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napa 31. 34 in concord, livermore. you know why we have that freeze warning, we will be looking at warmer afternoons starting today. right on through thursday. we'll see some 60s and in fact friday is not looking too bad either. as we look at oakland for an example by 3:00 this afternoon, climbing to 57 degrees. overnight lows, another chilly one for livermore, low 30s. after tonight, high pressure builds in. it will allow for warmer afternoons, milder nights. today 55 in concord, 58 in fremont. 56 in vallejo and san rafael. overnight lows tonight, about 40 in san jose. still cold in the north bay. accuweather seven-day forecast, warmer in the middle of the week. increasing clouds friday. a couple of weak systems headed our way for the end of the year. good morning, alexis. >> good morning. southbound 880 right around fruitvale avenue, a couple vehicles got flat tires. sounds like that's a huge pot
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hole. caltrans has been notified. slow down, take it easy. that happened on the right-hand side of that interstate. the bay bridge now as well. heavier stop and go traffic getting into san francisco. we had a disabled vehicle westbound 80 around treasure island. that's off in the left shoulder now. 25 miles per hour getting towards san francisco. good news on the san mateo bridge. westbound 92, right around the toll plaza, a the far left lane has cleared. the backup has gone as well. moving just fine along the san mateo bridge. next traffic update in a few minutes. thank you very much. we're coming back in 90 seconds with the seven things you need to know before you go. first, a look at our instagram picture of the day. what you're looking at is a vintage muni bus that was seen by one of our viewers. they snapped this video. the guess is that this was in the 1960s, that this car is from that time. if you have not followed us yet,
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go ahead and see more great pictures like this one. >> a live look outside with abc 7 news now. george use sunrise. george use sunrise. we have weather and t
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6:54, these are the seven things you need to know before you go. number one, developing news out of pleasant hills.
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police are investigating a shooting at the crossroads shopping center. several businesses were hit. witnesses tell us police -- tell police that the shooter and the victim took off right after the incident. a sacramento uber driver narrowly escaping being shot to death in san francisco. it was early saturday morning when the driver said someone came up and fired into the driv driver's side window. number three, muni is raising its fares on january 1st. adult passes are going from $86 to $91. muni says it wants customers to move away from cash and on to digital means of payment. number four, it's freezing cold in many areas of the bay area. north and east bay, numbers are hovering around 32 degrees. you can see it there in livermore. 30 in no vat to we will be warmer this morning under plenty of sunshine. number five, i've had an easy day in the traffic center. that means you'll have an easy commute.
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check out the bay bridge toll plaza, metering lights on for less than an hour this morning. if you're one of the few working today, it should be an easy drive. >> number six, raiders quarterback derek carr is scheduled to have surgery on his broken leg today. he went down with the injury saturday afternoon in the win over the colts. carr will be out six to eight weeks. number seven, san francisco mayor ed lee will take part in the 11th annual kwanzaa celebration at city hall today. this is video from last year. yesterday marked the beginning of the week-long celebration. it will continue until new year's day. and abc 7 news will continue in just a little bit. always online, on twitter, social media is open when we're not on the air, having fun on that. >> absolutely. any rain in the extended forecast? >> yeah. we've been flirting with a little bit friday and saturday. not much. maybe a tenth of an inch. >> that's good. have to protect that new year's
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afoot and light-hearted i take to the open road. healthy, free, the world before me, the long brown path before me leading wherever i choose. the east and the west are mine. the north and the south are mine. all seems beautiful to me.
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good morning, america. mall mayhem. violence erupting at malls across the country. panicked shoppers scrambling for safety on one of the busiest shopping days of the holiday season. >> i see kids hitting each other. kids trampling each other, so it was just madness. >> fights breaking out, even reports of gunfire. was social media at the center of it all? treacherous roads and stormy skies. stopping travelers in their tracks. families snowed in. car windows turned to ice. road closures from arizona to new england just as millions of people try to make their way home. they're calling it a christmas miracle. a family stranded in the frigid wilderness, the brave mom's desperate 30-mile hike fighting


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