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this is "abc 7 mornings." good morning and thanks for waking up with us. i'm chris nguyen. let's start with a first look at the forecast. she's tracking live doppler 7. >> good morning, chris. it's dense along the coast. you'll notice it's banked up along the shoreline. that's going to continue our cooling trend. we have a beach hazard statement with strong rip currents, sneaker waves, six to seven-foot waves right now. 57 in san jose. your forecast calls for 40s and 50s this morning. still 50s at the coastline noontime with low to mid-70s around the bay. still warm east of the caldecott tunnel. we're in the mid-80s, upper 50s
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at the coast, chris. >> lisa, thank you. this morning, investigators in san jose are trying to determine what sparked a large fire in the foothills. it burned several structures and vehicles. we brought you live coverage during yesterday's newscast. abc 7 news reporter katie marzullo has the update. >> reporter: neighbors on ruby place weren't taking any chances. will wynn and his dad worked side by side. >> we have to do something. this right now is my house. >> reporter: the fire erupted on pleasant acres drive just after 4:00 p.m. it started in a trailer and spread to other structures and vehicles on the property. >> they had several propane tanks that were fueling the fire and causing it to get larger. >> reporter: firefighters also had a problem getting close to the fire. as you can see from this google map progression dating to 2003, the property had become crammed and old cars and other items. >> all of the stuff and debris
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on the property made it really difficult to access the fire. trying to maneuver the hoses around all of the stuff. >> reporter: the property owner told abc 7 news he used the location for storage. it's unclear if anyone was living there. the fire was a threat to other homes and a neighboring mosque. >> that was the time when, afternoon, everybody was here. when they smelled the smoke and fire, they came running and hooked up hoses. >> reporter: the fire did not spread beyond the original property. but people were advised to shelter in place and close their windows because of smoke. arson investigators are working to determine the cause of fire. in san jose, katie marzullo, abc 7 news. a potential bombshell in washington. the first arrest could come monday in connection with the russia collusion investigation. cnn and reuters reports the justice department has filed charges which a grand jury approved. a federal judge ordered the charges to remain sealed. former fbi director robert
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mueller is leading the probe. he's trying to find out if the trump campaign colluded with russia and if the president tried to obstruct the investigation. in san francisco, gunfire sent four people to the hospital. police are looking to see if anyone else was injured just before 7:30 last night. it happened outside sfpd's northern station. officers ran to the scene after hearing the gunshots. they detained two people. the injuries were not life-threatening. b.a.r.t. police need your help to find a man suspected of painting offense itive graffiti around the system. as you can see, the suspected vandal had a scooter. investigators believe he's responsible for hateful slurs and symbols that appeared before trains and inside at least four stations. it has happened again. a gun turned up at a local school for the fifth time this week. san jose police arrested a 12-year-old boy after officers say he waved the gun at another
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boy at chaboya middle school on thursday. you can see on this map where boys were found with guns on campus on monday. parents and students at a napa school are outraged after a popular principal was inexplicably fired. as abc 7 news reporter katie utehs shows us, the protests last night are just the beginning. >> reporter: from fliers on cars to protesting, students and parents at justin siena high school in napa want answers following the unexpected firing of their principal. >> we want him back. and we just want justice in the system that seems to corrupt at the moment. >> reporter: principal john bordelon was fired a week ago. his attorney says with no explanation. >> there's only one person that knows, the individual that has the power to fire him, and that's robert jordon. >> reporter: robert jordon is the school president and has the authority to fire anyone at the
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private institution. they're all at-will employees. the new principal, brother christopher brady, spoke on behalf of the school. >> i'm not sure they can be informed, because it is a personnel matter, about the reason why. law prevents the president from speaking about personnel issues. >> reporter: are there allegations of misconduct or impropriety or even criminal allegations? >> none. none whatsoever. >> reporter: the parents are incredibly organized. within the last week they put together this binder full of messages to the board of trustees. they're threatening to who would private funding and eve withhold their students. >> i can't send my kids here. i can't do it. >> reporter: in napa, katie utehs, abc 7 news. firefighters are closing in on controlling all four of the major north bay wildfires. right now the atlas fire in napa and solano counties is 100%
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contained. the tubbs, nuns, and possibility fires are 96 contained with full came expected tuesday. abc 7 news was in santa rosa where students were back in class yesterday at piner high school. piner's principal said they won't return to their old curriculum, instead they'll beesed back into learning and will work with counselors if needed. the rest of the city's schools are expected to reopen on monday. sonoma county was hit hard by the fires. but one community is using a little halloween spirit and determination to help rebuild and grow stronger. abc 7 news anchor dion lynne has more. >> reporter: this year holds special meaning for this community. as you walk through the haunted hallways, there will be
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screams, scares, and terror. but nothing compared to the real terror of the north bay fires. >> it looked like hell was erupting from the hills, growing orange, red, smoke everywhere. >> reporter: the blazes broke out, directly affecting so many of the actors, volunteers, and workers that make this haunted house possible. >> so many families we know have lost their homes. it was really hard for us to know how to move forward. we decided it was very important for us to try to keep some sort of normal holiday traditions alive. >> reporter: so, as the saying goes, the show must go on. this spooky show acting as an escape, not just for the actors, but for the guests weas well. >> it's good to do something fun. >> reporter: part >> reporter: they're already using fake blood, costumes, and a surprise flash mob. this community is already rising from the ashes. >> i'm dion lynn, because i hate
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her, abc 7 news. >> there are plenty of ways you can help the victims of the north bay fires. donation details are on our website, get ready for more implosions today at the bay bridge. this morning caltrans is planning to bring down two more of the support piers left over from the old bridge. no cars will be allowed on the bay bridge for about 30 minutes during the blasting period, which is scheduled to start at 9:30 this morning. meteorologist lisa argen is here. lisa, you've been tracking some fog out here. >> it is back, very dense at the coast. we also have high surf that will be with us for the entire weekend. from our east bay hills camera, you can see a ribbon of fog there. it's still going to be warm, above average, but not as warm.
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we'll have the numbers, and we're talking rain in my seven-day outlook. also ahead, as north day fire victims start the rebuilding process, they're finding out criminals are targeting them. 7 on your side's michael finney reports. beware if you're headed to the beach. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill
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a san francisco police officer, seriously injured while on bicycle patrol, is getting better. abc 7 news confirmed the officer opened his eyes yesterday and appears to be responding to his wife's voice. a man who goes by the name of willie flanigan is accused of running down the officer with a suv last week. the officer is in intensive care and still has a long way to go in his recovery. the wildfires left thousands
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of people devastated in the north bay. now we've learned that some of those fire victims are also victims of organized crimes. 7 on your side's michael finney has been investigating. >> reporter: this was shana rosa's beloved northtown animal hospital before the wildfire. >> my veterinary practice burned to the ground. >> reporter: this google earth image shows the hospital today, a pile of ashes. as if that wasn't bad enough, owner racelle lamar got another shock when she sought help. you went in to fema and got bad news. what happened? >> i found out somebody already used my social security number to apply for fema >> i showed up, gave them my social security number. >> reporter: lorna was told by
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fe fema that somebody had claimed her benefits. fema officials tell us organized criminals had been using stolen identities to make hundreds of thousands of claims for disaster benefits. the benefits intended for real victims. not just for fires california but for hurricanes in texas and florida. >> across the country, it looks like there have been more than 200,000 fraudulent applications. i don't have an exact number for california. but as a percentage, we know it's a fairly large number. >> reporter: fema officials say they realized last month that thousands of disaster applications for hurricanes harvey and irma were bogus. >> this does appear to be a fairly sophisticated organization that is matching breached private information against affected areas. >> i was actually fairly mystified. >> reporter: jayne finkowski-rivera of texas had no damage from hurricane harvey but someone used her identity to
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claim benefits and got them. she received this letter from fema saying it had put $500 in her account but that account was not hers. >> it just is very appalling to know that someone has money that fema should be giving to people who need it. >> reporter: fema is scrutinizing applications more closely, but that's making life harder for fire victims. >> i can't fire a claim until this resolved. >> on top of everybody else, nobody needs that, ever. in this situation, it's even more devastating. >> reporter: i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. tickets went on sale for a concert to benefit north bay wildfire victims. ♪ metallic can a, the dave matthews band and oakland hip-hop artist g-easy will perform at at&t park. 100% of ticket sales will go to a relief fund for low income residents affected by the fire.
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tickets are available now and start at $70. a day of remembrance will be held at 11:00 a.m. at santa rosa community college to remember those who died in the fires, support neighbors, and celebrate community heroes. happening today, the san francisco deltas will raise money and collect donations for north bay fire victims. their final game of the regular season kicks off tonight at 5:00 at kezar stadium in golden gate park. all ticket sales go to supporting undocumented immigrants affected by the fires. undocumented immigrants do not get support from fema. local firefighters can also go to the game for free today. we were up early yesterday morning to catch an amazing view of the napa valley. we tagged along on this particular hot air balloon ride to remind you how beautiful napa can be this time of year. despite being hit by fires, the vast majority of the valley is
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open for busy. abc 7 news anchor kristen sze has more. >> reporter: before the sun crested over the napa valley, drone view 7 spotted light. hot air balloons getting ready for tours across the wine growing region. >> it's the best way to see napa valley, from the air it's absolutely spectacular. >> reporter: as you can see, napa looks mostly like it always has. but the widely publicized fires have put a dent in tourism. >> yeah, we've noticed a little bit of a drop-off. talking to guests from outside the area that have talked to family and friends, and everybody's trying to convince them not to go to napa. >> reporter: drone view 7 was over the silverado country club earlier this week. it was one of the hillside communities hit hardest by the fires. although the fires damaged a handful of wineries, the vast majority of the napa valley is untouched. >> i thought it was absolutely beautiful. the valley is clear. the weather is perfect. you can see for miles. >> reporter: michigan mclaughlin was watching news reports
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carefully but decided to keep her plans to visit napa. >> there is a certain guilt i think as a tourist you feel coming to a place that has been so hard hit by a tragedy. but i think right now what they need is the tourism. >> reporter: locals like mackenzie magro agree. >> we need the tourists to come back out here. it's gorgeous, get out here. the air is clear. come back is support us. if you can do anything, come back and support the industry. >> you can visit the napa valley, have a wonderful time, and really not know there was a fire. >> reporter: kristen sze, abc 7 news. in santa cruz county, a suspect is in custody accused of starting the bear fire over a dispute. 54-year-old marlon coy was arrested on october 17th, one day after the fire started, but not for arson. officers say he stole jewelry from an evacuated home. the bear fire burned 400 acres, destroyed two homes and injured 13 firefighters. drone view 7 shows the burned out area in boulder creek where
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investigators believe it started. three witnesses say that they saw coy starting the fire, which is now 100% contained. >> they witnessed marlon coy lighting this fire, a fire which spread, became bigger, and caused what we are now calling the bear fire. >> coy faces five felony counties in cotion with the fire andec ninenn felonies in connection with the burglariy. on a lighter note, add a splash of color to your morning jog. the color run hits alameda this morning. runners will take their marks at 8:00 a.m. at alameda point. they'll be showered with colored powder during the 5k run. runners had to register in advance. a warning this weekend for beachgoers in san francisco and monterey bay. watch out for sneaker waves. if you're on your phone or not paying attention, those waves can pull you out into the water. the national weather service says there will be smaller waves for long periods of time, then
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suddenly 15 to 20-foot shore breaks. one pulled into the water, the person would also faced an increased risk of rip currents right now. the warning lasts until tomorrow night. >> announcer: now your accuweather forecast with lisa argen. patchy fog is returning to the shoreline. in fact temperatures way down today. yesterday was 80 in san francisco. today in the 60s and live doppler 7 painting the picture why. you can see low clouds and fog banked up along the shoreline here. we will have some of that fog at our beaches today. locally we're down anywhere from two to eight degrees this morning compared to yesterday. we had 90 in vallejo and gilroy and morgan hills. so certainly some warm numbers. today our inland valleys will continue to be warm, still two to four degrees cooler than yesterday. a live look outside, it's 52 in san francisco, 51 in oakland, 54 in mountain view, 57 san jose. gilroy in the 40s. 52 at the coast. another vantage point of the city, 40s in santa rosa. we're in the 50s in napa.
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with low 50s with a light southwest wind by the delta. look at all the fog here. starting out as patchy. then got to about 500 feet, then 800 feet. it is quite dense in spots. areas of dense fog. and we're looking at a spook-tacular halloween with temperatures seasonal. we will get to those average readings, although today and tomorrow still a bit above average. a wet pattern arrives by late next week. take a look at the highs today. comfortable but way down from what we've been used to. 62 in the city. 60 half moon bay. 86 in concord. feeling the difference tomorrow. you notice the greens here. that's indicating cooler weather around the bay. as we get towards monday, certainly an autumn chill as numbers stay in the 60s from concord. how about 65 in livermore. we bring in our storm impact scale. for friday it's a 1. we're looking at a chance of rain not only on friday but into saturday. and breezy winds at times. so all the way to november 3rd
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right now as we look at the light rain headed in on friday, friday night. and then it's still with us by saturday. some snow pushing into the sierra nevada. we've got it all going on, and a big pattern change by the end of the upcoming workweek. 72 in oakland, wow, that's a nice difference. 74 in richmond. look for 75 on the peninsula. yesterday low to mid-80s here from mountain view to redwood city. really feeling better today. the accuweather seven-day forecast featuring temps, the warmest today with mid-70s around the bay and cool 50s at the coast. download our accuweather app and you'll notice that the trend is for cooler weather throughout the weekend, remember that beach hazard statement. by monday, that should be one of the cooler days of the week. through the rest of the week, little change until we get to the end of the week where we're getting some rain. but notice we're in between, halloween looks really nice out there. this is something we've been waiting for. >> it's finally started to feel
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like fall, i certainly felt it this morning. a little chilly out there. >> and warm for this time of year, don't you think? >> good point too, lisa, thank you. just ahead, we all have a passion. for these guys, it's pumpkins. they spent years producing a 90-second video. was it worth it? ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ wow! nice outfit. when i grow up, i'm going to mars. we're working on that. some people know how far they want to go. a personalized financial strategy can help you get them there. see how access to j.p. morgan investment expertise can help you.
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and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right. our country depends on it. are you ready for halloween women if not, don't worry, there are plenty of events to kick off your weekend. jessica castro from "abc 7 mornings" has some ideas from our partners at hoodline. >> are you looking for a mega party this halloween weekend? try the love boat at pier 70, the party's tenth year
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anniversary. it used to be called the ghost ship halloween party but the name has changed. this party is big, really big. this year obi will perform saturday. tickets start at $85. or for the little ones there's fun for the whole family at cal academy of sciences. there's silent disco in the aquarium, face painting, pumpkin carving, live animal shows and magic shows, all proceeds support a new program to provide free and low cost admission to kids and their families, starting at 6:30 and 9:00. also this weekend for the family, chinatown's halloween festival starting at 11:00 a.m. saturday and halloween at girl girard deli square. i'm jessica castro.
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happy halloween. this halloween spectacle of sight and sound was years in the making. a team of digital artists and musicians collaborated to create the stop motion short called "oh, my gourd." still to come on "abc 7 mornings," victims of the north bay wildfires are looking to the east bay to rent or buy. how they're dealing with the housing shortage. and leaving the bay area for new york? the controversial billboard looking for a few good techies.
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mmm. give that to me. ♪ ♪ (laughing) ted? ♪ ♪ good morning, and thanks so much for joining chris meteorologist lisa argen is
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tracking conditions where you live. >> we're looking at temperatures down this morning, and the fog is up. dense fog in the north bay, 45 in novato, 40 in santa rosa, 51 in oakland. look at the visibility, nothing in petaluma. a half mile along the coast, two miles in santa rosa, even getting into hayward a boot. we're looking at this through tomorrow as it continues to hug the shoreline. so that means cooler temperatures finally coming our way. so today, 40s and 50s this morning. low to mid-70s by noontime. and look at the 80s arriving inland. staying chilly at the coast. upper 50s. look at this, we're getting into some rain chances late thursday. looks like a probability, increases to pretty much with us right on through next weekend, chris. >> lisa, thank you. politicians in washington are trying to distance themselves from a decision to award a lucrative contract worth hundreds of millions of dollars
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to a two-person company with political connections. abc news reporter chuck seibertson tell us it all started with hurricane maria shredding puerto rico's power grid. >> reporter: whitefish energy, the company with strong advertise to the trump administration, is helping to rebuild puerto rico's hurricane-destroyed power grid. it's now a political hot potato. the tiny montana firm had only two employees when it landed a $300 million contract to restopper the island's power, the lucrative deal awarded without a traditional bidding process. >> the federal government, as i said, has nothing to do with the contract or this process. this was something totally determined by the puerto rican government. >> reporter: interior secretary ryan zinke, who is from the small town of whitefish, says he knows the company's owners but denies any knowledge of the contract. >> we'll continue to support the work to restore power in the virgin islands and puerto rico. >> reporter: energy secretary rick perry's spokesperson says no one in the energy department was involved. but ferry, the trump presidential campaign, and the national committee all together
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received tens of thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from the main financial backer of whitefish energy. eight different congressional committees are now asking questions. federal auditors are reviewing the contract as well as officials in puerto rico. >> if there is wrongdoing, you know, in this process or in any process, there will be hell to pay. >> reporter: a spokesperson for whitefish says political contributions had no influence in the awarding of the contract. chuck seibertson, abc news, new york. spain's senate has authorized the government to apply constitutional measures to take control of the government of the catalonia and the region around barcelona. the senate vote came shortly after the catalan parliament, seen here, voted to declare the region independent, prompting a celebration in the streets of the barcelona. the party may be short-lived. late yesterday spain's prime minister dissolved the catalan parliament and called for a regional election for december 21st. in palo alto, a newly
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installed billboard on highway 101 is generating a lot of buzz. at first glance it appears to target silicon valley tech workers. but the man behind the ad says there's much more to it. >> reporter: on this well-traveled stretch of 101, there's a new billboard designed to spark conversation. >> it was pretty funny, right, just because of the fact that we see so many different things in the bay area. >> reporter: a simple text thread aimed at tech workers talking about new york city as an alternative to silicon valley. andrew rasiej paid market rates for the billboard. >> i would prefer that people didn't refer to the entire tech industry as silicon website. >> reporter: on this went, rasiej outlines why he believes the big apple is better suited for those who want to make a difference through tech. >> we believe the new york technology community is more inclusive and more focused on equity in terms of economic
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equity for everyone. >> reporter: from diversity to disruption to workplace harassment, the shortcomings of silicon valley have been well-documented in recent years. a number of local companies are starting to tackle some of those issues. despite the challenges, industry experts say the valley's startup ecosystem is second to none. >> they want to start a startup, they have access to -- there are so many incubators, accelerators here. there are meet-ups, events they can go to. >> reporter: local entrepreneurs say there's a stillstill a lot . >> the brightest are here and they're constantly innovating to come up with the latest. >> rasiej wouldn't elaborate on how long the billboard would stay up. he says he's open to changing the messaging down the road. marshawn lynch showed up at a high school team's football practice. officials at oakland tech have been reprimanded for allowing the famed alumnus to practice with its football team.
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lynch posted this video on his instagram wednesday night. while the kids and lynch seemed to enjoy themselves, state rules prohibit anyone other than students from practicing with football teams. >> i don't think he meant any harm by being out there. he was just trying to create a positive experience for kids. but there is a rule that's in place, and we have to enforce the rule. >> powell didn't say what actions were taken against the administrators and coaches. lynch is under a one-game suspension for bumping an official during the game last week and will not play tomorrow in buffalo. okay, get this. there is a croissant crisis in france. oh, no! the country's most popular pastry is in short supply because of a butter shortage. growing international demand and low levels of milk output have caused the dairy product to run out. it's being called the worst shortage since world war ii. and because butter is one of the main ingredients in croissants, it's getting harder to find
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there. the good news for us, the united states is not affected. apple's most expensive iphone ever sold out within minutes of going on sale yesterday. if you can get one, the price starts at $1,000. but there are ways to shave hundreds off the cost. abc news reporter rebecca jarvis shows us how. >> reporter: iphone x frenzy. preorders for the new devices selling out in less than ten minutes. with an upgraded camera, wireless charging, new facial recognition technology, plus -- >> as you see, no more home button. it's glass all around. >> reporter: it's considered the most revolutionary phone on the market. at $1,000, it's also the most expensive iphone ever. but there are some ways to cut that price tag. at&t, sprint, t-mobile and verizon offering up to $350 off if you have an eligible trade-in and opt into a monthly payment plan.
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apple's own trade up program is offering as much as $375 in credits with a trade-in. if you're not tied to an iphone, best buy cutting prices on the competition by $100. the samsung galaxy s8 on sale for $625. the google pixel 2 on sale for $550. rebecca jarvis, abc news, new york. time now is 5:36. back to the north bay wildfires, santa rosa is nearly 70 miles away from walnut creek. but fire victims are looking far away for places to rent or even buy. abc 7 news reporter leslie brinkley has more now about the housing shortage after the fires. >> we've had clients come down whose homes were burnt and some who were just smoked out and scared out, they come down and want to buy right now. >> reporter: some aren't waiting for things to settle out with their insurance companies. if they have enough for a down payment, they're pursuing what little is for sale. this napa resident works into
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walnut creek escrow office. >> a couple that lost everything in santa rosa i know is coming here. they basically just had the clothes on their back. they're coming in and putting offers in this area. hopefully they'll get one soon and we'll be doing escrows for them. >> reporter: this is the busy entrance to a retirement community in walnut creek. people are seen every day scouting for housing. realtors say their number one priority, shopping for fire safe homes in fire safe locations. it's tough. this survivor of the 1991 oakland hills fire drafted up a list of advice, which she titled "if i knew then what i know now." >> negotiate with your insurance company. make sure you can walk away with what you are due from them. take your time and make your decision. maybe you rent a house and decide whether you want to go back or not. >> we don't have many rentals
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either, they often switch over to become a buyer and decide they want to buy. they just don't want to go back. >> reporter: in leslie brinkley, abc 7 news. still ahead on "abc 7 mornings," one family is featuring a lot of red and blue this year. first, here's a live look outside. do you want to do a monster check? yes. no monsters. ♪ how about the drawer? ♪ no monsters. nightly monster checks
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good morning, everyone. we're taking a live look at the
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bay area. we'll get a check at the seven-day forecast from meteorologist lisa argen, coming up. in the east bay, an oakland developer is hoping to drastically change the city's skyline. these are artist's rendering of an office tower that, if approved, will become the city's tallest. the architect wants to build the building on the edge of chinatown. as you can see, the tower has an unusual shape, appearing to split into two. at 460 feet tall, oakland's current zoning caps at 275 feet would have to be waived. a neighborhood preservation group does not want the current building on that site, which is filled with chinese retailers, to be demolished. heads up for those of you proud to be in the bay area. "forbes" just gave us some bragging rights. it named the san francisco area this year's coolest city. "forbes" acknowledges the sky high cost of living which limits
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the number of people who move in angrowth, but says it doesn't detract from the positives, an area that boasts plenty of recreation options, transit options, restaurants, coffee shocps and breweries. the south bay, including san jose, sunnyvale, and santa clara come in sixth. los angeles took the seventh spot. happening today, flood victims in san jose are getting some much-needed help with home repairs. volunteers with rebuilding together silicon valley will fix up 38 homes for low income homeowners. seniors, veterans, and people with disabilities. this video was taken during the coyote creek flooding in february. that disaster impacted 14,000 residents. today, chipotle will donate 50% of proceeds to rtsv. customers should mention the name "rebuilding together silicon valley" when they order to make sure their money
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benefits south bay residents. time now, 5:42. lisa, you've been tracking the forecast for us. >> mm-hmm, national weather service has just issued a dense fog advisory, particularly for the coasts of the city here, where the fog has been continuing to increase. you can see it from our exploratorium camera. it's 52 downtown, but plenty of fog in the north bay as well. temperatures come down this weekend. the wave heights are going up. we're going to need our umbrellas once you check out my accuweather seven-day forecast. also next, a basket brawl at oracle last night. draymond green lost half his jersey. see what led up to this. ♪ ♪ hi! leaving a career to follow a calling takes courage. a personalized financial strategy can give you confidence to take the next step. hi guys!
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good morning, everyone. a live look from our sfo camera, you can see some fog in the distance there. we'll get a check with meteorologist lisa argen to see if that fog in the area is
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impacting any flights, coming up in her seven-day forecast. the warriors are off today but they're waiting to see if draymond green will face any discipline following a scuffle with wizards guard bradley beal. late in the second quarter they got tangled up as they fought for a rebound. beal smacked green in the face from behind. green took offense and grabbed beal. the two players then got locked up and wrestled to the floor. you can see here both teams tried to break it up. it wasn't immediately clear whether any punches were thrown. green emerged with a ripped jersey. both players were ejected. beal was confronted by a warriors fan in the tunnel and changed some words with him on his way out. that wasn't all. green had a few words on the way out as well. take a listen what he screamed as he went to the locker room. >> they can't hold me down!
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[ bleep ]! >> back to the game, the warriors made a furious come back and went on a big run. kevin durant gave the warriors the lead with a 3. he had a game high 31 points. warriors went on to win the game 120-117. the houston astros are two wins away from claiming their first world series title after beating the dodgers last night. astros knocked out the dodgers starter. houston tacked on another run in the fifth inning and held on for a 5-3 victory. astros lead the best of seven series two games to one. game four is tonight at minute maid field. first pitch at 5:20 p.m. both cal and san jose state are in need of a win today. the golden bears will play colorado in boulder at 11:00 a.m. cal has lost four of their last five games. they take on byu in provo at
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noon. sjsu has lost six straight. a full slate of college football is on tap on abc 7. at 12:30, ucla takes on number 12 washington at huskies stadium. that's followed by abc 7 news at 4:00 p.m. at 5:00, texas tech faces oklahoma in norman. that will be followed bicarb creek after the game at around 8:00 p.m. hi there, everyone. if you've been waiting for cooler weather, it is arriving over the weekend. still some 80s today. but check out this picture here from the golden gate bridge. and you know what is on the way. cooler highs, particularly at the beach. the sea breeze is blowing. and we have a dense fog advisory from the national weather service right along the coast until 9:00. so in concord today, more 80s for you. 85. look what happens tomorrow. today will be the last day we'll see temperatures well above
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average. 79 tomorrow. then into the 60s for monday. a little bump up on tuesday. but nothing like we've seen. in fact we're looking at much cooler weather. we're going to add in some rain here by the end of the week. as we economic out the flag here, you'll notice that it's blowing. this will allow for some cooler weather today. in fact, we'll have patchy fog right along the shoreline for much of the day. so temperatures way down compared to yesterday. we had 80s at the coast. and today, just in the 60s in the city. visibility has been an issue from petaluma up towards napa. 3/4 of a mile, santa rosa, and on the coast as well. it's getting particularly foggy out there. with that, temperatures are cooler than we were yesterday, anywhere from seven to eight degrees cooler from novato to hayward. this will be the trend. the sun doesn't come up until 7:30. shorter days, low dose of clouds and fog, and a day today with temperatures still above average but not as warm. 56 on the peninsula as well as
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in san jose. 52 half moon bay and san francisco. so no delays as of yet. that could change and likely will, as we get through you tell morning hours. 44 santa rosa, 45 in novato with low to mid-50s from concord to livermore. if i thought it was hot yesterday, you were right. vallejo, 90. santa rosa, sonoma county airport was 91. morgan hill was at 90. today we will be cooler thanks to this. it's going to increase the low clouds and fog, the onshore flow throughout the second half of your weekend. the dense fog advisory through 9:00, particularly at the coast. we'll get to your halloween forecast which looks seasonal and pleasant. looking at a wet pattern, late thursday into friday, brings us some rainy days even into saturday. beach hazard, six to eight feet right now, rough surf, breakers up to 20 feel. storm impact scale is a 1. by next friday we're not only looking at a chance for rain but
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breezy winds. november 3rd takes us into friday. look what happens saturday, still looking rain. it's snow in the mountains. in fact we're looking at temperatures very cool, below average. 72 today in oakland, 82 for you in san jose. if you're making plans for halloween, it will be spooky out there with just 70s for the highs. very pleasant inland with 60s on the coast. and your accuweather seven-day frecast, warmest day of the week, numbers coming down tomorrow. dense fog, feeling like fall monday, tuesday. a little change on wednesday, we're going to save it for the end of the week into next weekend, looking rainy. if you have any of those outdoor projects, painting, get it done, you're not going to be doing it next weekend. >> i've been waiting for the rain, i'm excited. the warm temperatures have just been too much. >> i agree. >> lisa, thank you. alameda is getting into the spirit of halloween including one family that's got all their names talking. abc 7 news reporter jonathan bloom went to check out the
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spooky way they're speaking up about politics. >> reporter: are these your halloween costumes? >> yeah. >> reporter: halloween can be funny or scary. >> i don't want to ruin the kids' dreams. >> reporter: dreams that for 4-year-old ryan may already be nightmares. who is it? >> he's a skeleton. >> reporter: his name is steve bann bannon. are your parents super into politics? >> yeah. >> reporter: when it came time to decorate -- >> we've made the house into a trump halloween featuring donald trump as the devil and pretty much all of the members of the administration. >> reporter: it's no secret dan and cathy lean a bit to the left. >> bob mueller as a shark eating republicans. paul manafort as frankenstein. >> reporter: ryan would follow in their footsteps if only he could pronounce the name of russia's president. the display is quite a hit with the neighbors. most seem to like it, even the
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russian ones. >> i'm from russia. it's like my president. i was so surprised be. >> reporter: from flying spiders. >> we have this jumping expired. >> reporter: to flying cabinet secretaries. >> the price is right where you fly taxpayer air. >> we might not have done a display like this if we lived somewhere in the deep south. >> reporter: here even the mailman is on board. >> i like it. a lot of people are stopping over here. >> reporter: and some have asked them to leave it up all year. >> this halloween is scary, hence the current administration. >> reporter: although some like their can ddy without a side of politics, others think it's a scary time to make use of the first amendment. >> i already have the natural hair for the donald trump combover. >> reporter: jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. if you're looking for spooky events to kick off your holiday weekend, go to we have links to events that go from now through halloween day. next, all eyes were on this
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fashion show in paris with chocolate covered dresses. we'll explain, coming up on "abc 7 mornings."
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accused of obstructing justice to theat the fbinuclear war, and of violating the constitution by taking money from foreign governments and threatening to shut down news organizations that report the truth. if that isn't a case for impeaching and removing a dangerous president, then what has our government become? i'm tom steyer, and like you, i'm a citizen who knows it's up to us to do something. it's why i'm funding this effort to raise our voices together and demand that elected officials take a stand on impeachment. a republican congress once impeached a president for far less. yet today people in congress and his own administration know that this president is a clear and present danger who's mentally unstable and armed with nuclear weapons. and they do nothing. join us and tell your member of congress that they have a moral responsibility to stop doing what's political and start doing what's right.
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our country depends on it. if you play the mega millions lottery get ready for some big changes. starting today, the game will be more expensive and have bigger prices and longer odds. tickets will now cost $2 each, double their current price. the starting jackpot will increase from 25 million to $40 million. the odds of winning the big prize increase from 1 in 259 million to 1 in 303 million. but it will be easier to win a small $1 million prize. lottery officials say the changes are in response to customer requests. here are the winning numbers from last night. >> nobody picked all six. the tuesday night's jackpot goes up to $40 million.
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time right now, 5:56. time no indulge in chocolate without feeling guilty. today is national chocolate day. now, in france, models hit the runway wearing chocolate covered dresses. 15 designers and chocolatiers teamed up to create these tasty works of art. studies show chocolate eaten in moderation can lower blood pressure. next, victims of the north bay fires are already dealing with loss. now 7 on your side's michael finney investigates claims that criminals are targeting them. and screams and scares. this haunted
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>> announcer: good morning bay area. let's get up and get going. this is "abc 7 mornings." good morning, everyone. it's saturday, october 28th. i'm chris nguyen.
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thanks for joining us. here's meteorologist lisa argen, tracking live doppler 7s for us. hi, lisa. >> hi, chris. we have a dense fog advisory until 9:00 from the national weather service, particularly in san francisco and along the shoreline. where the fog is creating visibility issues not only in the south, but check out north and south, half moon bay, petaluma, even napa. this will bring us cooler weather and even sunshine by the morning. 55 in fremont, 54 in concord. there it is, we're looking for numbers to stay cool by noontime. low to mid-70s around the bay and inland, staying in the 50s at the coast. we're looking at mid-80s inland. that's cooler than yesterday. if you're planning your week, it gets cooler each and every day. chris? >> lisa, thank you. this morning, investigators in san jose are trying to determine what sparked a large fire in the foothills. it burned several structures and vehicles. we brought you live coverage yesterday.


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