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burned. >> heavy rains opened the door to mud slides. first christian spencer is here with the forecast. >> we have scattered of showers right now. we have a trail of showers moving through the golden gate area. over the east bay we have a wider area of ran moving out towards vista. on the shore we'll still have pockets of rain forming. this storm ranks 1 on the impact scales. we can expect another tenth of an inch to maybe look what's coming our way on wednesday as we look at our rain chances over the next several days. a stronger storm accompanied by heavi heavier wind and rain. it ranks 2 on the impact scale.
we're going from ranking number 1 to number 2. active weather ahead in a few minutes. speaking of the upcoming storms raises the risk of mud slides. you can see drone view 7 showing us what's left of the mountain grove view in santa rosa. abc 7 news was in santa rosa this morning as video technician sent tiny cameras into journd grand pipes to check for damage from last month's fires. over the weekend they found some pipes that were melted. >> you see it kind of deter rate away from years of use. to be melted out the ground is crazy. >> a lot of work ahead. 140 miles of pipe to inspect. we're past the deadline for homeowners in the north bay to allow the government to clean up damage on their property.
abc 7 news reporter wayne fremont is live with the story. >> reporter: the county expected long lines and big crowds today. they were supposed to close at 6:00 so let's take a look inside. is it closed at 6:00? are you closed? they're going to stay open stayn time. >> 6:15 we'll keep the door open. >> you got about 15 minutes to get into this office. in the north bay fire zones this is comma passes for progress. 40 crews ripping away the remains of dream homes after one more national nightmares. the core has a saying for this. >> if you've seen one disaster you've seen one disaster if you've seen many they're all unique. >> reporter: today the last opportunity for people to take advantage of the state and federal offer to clear their
property. as the clock ticked these people opted in. the tally stands at 75% taking advantage. it's more than advantage of filling out paper work, most of them want to tell their story. >> we live road. comp store this copy of their living trust that had been a burning trust that is now their surviving trust. >> there it was. what's left. >> reporter: they found it in the rubens of their home of what was supposed to be a fireproof safe. >> i think god was with us when we had to go back and look for this. i just kept thinking please be something left. >> reporter: the answer of their prayers is a water log document filling out what they lost, all they had, what they
hope to give and gain. >> we haven't head a da peace except for the one -- >> reporter: what was the one? >> we snuck off and went to the ocean. >> you never expect a fire to take out a whole subdivision. >> reporter: worth noting. after leaving the office we went to look at the soon to be bulldozed remains of their home in coffey park. from santa rosa, wayne freedmon. abc 7 news. >> several more lawsuits will be filed tomorrow by pg & e by wild fire victims. one of them is major jordan. his lawsuit claims pg & e ignored regulations and didn't properly maintain their power lines. pg & e has refuted those claims. you can download our app to bender the latest on the case as
it develops. after a year of the ghost ship fire in oakland the city released a memo updating the public on the changes its made to ensure this tragedy won't happen again. 30 people died in the warehouse last december. oakland's task force has focused on housing, foort ability and safety. it has doubled the number of inspectors and its improved communication wean the fire department and building inspectors. working with property owners to fix code violations. the fire department has a backlog of a thousand state mandated inspections. there are still 21 open cases involving buildings with known violations. a hit-and-run driver left a woman dead in the san francisco street over the weekend. police are hoping you can help catch him. kaebs 7 news reporter
woodrow shows you the life that was lost. >> reporter: teresa gonzalez's daughter says her mother lovedler and her sister fiercely. >> i want everyone to remember my mom as the sweet kind person she was. >> reporter: she was vacation lg in hawaii when she learned the news about her mother. gonzalez had been listening to a band at the bowling ally. an employee says gonzalez was waiting at the bus stop afterwards for another employee. but for whatever reason when the bus came, decided to take a ride share instead. >> she decided to get across the street to get in the uber, that's wen she was hit. >> reporter: uber says the suspected driver was a caucasian man in his 30s. with a pencil thin mush stash
and short haircut. the sedan resembling a lexus. it was last seen on the 1100 blk of cherry avenue and sam bruno after the collision. >> coward. i don't know what else to call someone that could hit a woman and leave her in the street. >> mike fry's wife has known gonzalez since high school. tey reconnected when gonzalez moved back to south city just as duran was fighting breast cancer. >> she stepped into our life and was saving me and i was saving her. >> friends faced flowers and a card outside the bowling ally. fry says he's raising money for a reward. >> if it takes agreed to motivate somebody's conscious. that's what it takes. >> in san francisco, abc 7 news. one of the key witnesses for the prosecution in the kate steinle murder case is being sued in another case where the
man was wrongfully convicted. a former reality t.v. contestant is suing john evans, whose testimony was considered instrumental in the steinle trial. nbc reporter lyanne melendez with more on this. >> reporter: john evans was brought in on october 30th as someone with firearm's training. in court evans testified that the defendant intended to shoot kate steinle and this was no accidental shooting. looking of minots from the trial evans testified that garcia serrate pointed the gun in her direction, pulled the trigger and killed kate steinle. the prosecution asked him why. he responded, it's the only reasonable explanations. today evans was meant to be a rebuttal witnesses for the prosecution but his name was scratched off.
in two occasions evans testified at the trial of ja maul rasheed true love. here's the time line, true love was accused of murder in which he was convicted in 2010, then that conviction was overturned in 2014. in 2015 true love was acquitted in a second trial. evans is now being sued by true love for his friendsic statement it was inconsistent with what other experts found. james morris, an expert was one of them. >> there are appropriate people in san francisco who can testify about these thing. >> reporter: shell casings found on the ground show the gunman was running up hill on blithe dale avenue. contradicting the testimony of a witness. evans also lied under oath about reading an important study done by the san francisco police department. because true love is alleging his civil rights were violated the case will be heard in
federal government in oakland. lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. the 49ers picked up the first win yesterday but it was overshadowed by a personal loss for one key player. david luey live from levi stadium to explain. >> reporter: wide receivers m marquise goodwin has two families, one at home and one here at the stadium. when he and his wife lost their premature baby boy hours before the 9ers starting playing against the new york giants. spirits were running high in the 9ers locker room after winning the first game of the season, thanks to this increase catch and touch down by good win. he appeared to be taking the moment with great emotion. as he kept his head down appeared to be playing. who knew the secret not yet
revealed that goodwin and his wife lost their son due to complications in pregnancy. >> by the time i talked to him he was hurting but he's add mantd he wanted to play. that's something as a coach that's something you respect. he helped out, he helps us out a lot yid. >> sunday's catch was a gape changer for good win who hasn't scored a touch down all season yet had the reputation of about faster runner in the league. in the instagram post where he revealed the unlawful of his personal tragedy good win wrote, alto we are hurt i am grateful for the experience and grateful that god blessed me with a wife as can you rangcongratulations resilient. the pain physically and emotionally she has endured is unbelievable. please pray for the good win family. david luey, abc 7 news.
can give you confidence to take the next step. hi guys! aw yeah! see how access to j.p. morgan investment expertise can help you. chase. make more of what's yours. former 49 err colin kaepernick isn't in the pages these days but he has made the cover of a magazine. abc 7 news reporter carolin tyler in the newsroom with that story and what californians think about the protoprotests
he's >> ko littcolin kaepernick is n interviewed in this story. he says he's honored to be featured on the cover of gq. the magazine calls him the man who became a movement. last year he began kneeling during the finally anthem to protest police brutality and racism. other at looets have followed but he was the first and become the symbol of activism. the former 49 err had made a price. no team has given him a job this season. dr. harry edwards is a civil rights activist and adviser to the nfl and the 49ers. >> the big difference today about social media and the fact that the athletes have the biggest mega phone and the highest platform for which to
make statements about social justice and about that effort to form that more perfect union. >> kaepernick is gq's citizen of year, but the nation's citizens are divided over the anthem protest. a newly released survey by usc in the los angeles times finds californians evenly split. 30% are opposed to the kneeling, 33% are supportive. the bay area's much more lopsided. just over 43% support athletes two take a knee. 29% are against. antonio is a veteran who feels the protest is disrespectful. >> he has a right to protest because that's what we fought for but he also has the right to honor the country. >> kevin durant was named champion of the year. kd in turn applauded kaepernick. >> his words started a
conversation needed in this country. >> how ever you feel about kaepernick and the national anthem, one thing majority of california yaen agree on in that poll agree that president trump calling the athletes name and stating they should be fired if they kneel has not hand ld the controversy well. 57% disapprove. >> now kaepernick began his protest over a year ago. we went back in the ar kooifrs to put a time line of hid actions and the reactions to it. find it at abc7news.com. the raiders broke ground on their stadium, it's in las vegas. the team could start playing there in as few as three years. brian joins us from las vegas with a look at the event. >> reporter: the raiders made a party of it here, giving fans the first look of a view of what they can expect to see from
their new stadium. you can see the ground breaking continue with ceremonial pictures. we did see raiders in the audience like howie long, and mark baa day. they made this event all about las vegas as they were talking. >> the raiders are proud and honored to be joining such a special team. together we are vegas strong. we are breaking ground on the most magnificent stadium right here in the entertainment capital of the world. >> reporter: and commissioner was also on stage and said only las vegas could take an every day ground breaking and turn it into an event. now the construction workers have a lot of work to do. as you said dan, three years before the raiders are hoping to move here and they haven't started moving much of the dirt. there's a lot of work if they
want to be playing here for the 2020 season. reporting live in las vegas. brian callahan. abc 7 news. here in the bay area is it fair to say it's yucky outside? >> that's a good weather word. and it could get yuckier. >> it's going to be mostly yuck and less yucky tomorrow. here's a look at live doppler 7. area of rain and shower but not widespread. we have activity offshore developing moving toward san francisco. in the east bay we have steadier rain pushing towards the valley. it's winding down. this is a view from abc explore for yum county in san francisco looking at calm weather. low to mid-60s in mountain view, san jose, gilmore. 58 at half moon bay. it's currently 58 degrees in
santa rosa. temperatures around or just about 60 degrees at napa, navarro, fairfield, concord and livermore. live view looking down on san francisco, a great view even under cloudy skies. showers ending late tonight. foggy areas in the morning hours. sunnier most of the day. right now we're still looking at a system ranking 1 on the storm impact scale. that'll be with us through the evening hours producing more light showers, wind real tufrly week. this is the path, we start our forecast animation at 7:30 tonight. the rain will be in the east bay moving down towards the south bay. by the late night hours into the early morning hours we'll see rain falling in parts of the east bay down to the south bay and it will wind down and end
before the morning commute begins. there'll still be wet spots. skies will be bright and will be drying out through the day tomorrow. over night look for temperatures in the mid to upper 40s. a couple of spots will stay in low 50s. tomorrow highs will range from 60 at the coast, to lower to mid-60s around the by the way and inland as well. then comes wednesday and the stronger storm which ranks 2 on the impact scale. it could produce heavy rainstorms. wind will gust from 20 to 40 miles per hour. forecast it ration starting wednesday at 8:00 in the morning. we'll already see ligt rain in the northern part of our view area. steady heavy rain will sweep in. we'll be right at widespread light tomorrow. maybe some heavy downpours. that's push south ward into wednesday and thursday morning.
by thursday morning we'll be looking at rainfall tote lsz ranging from a half inch to an inch and a half. we'll see over an inch in oakland, hey wood. 1.25 at half moon bay. dry tomorrow with cloudy skies. the storm comes wednesday followed by thursday. saturday clouds with increase and more storms coming in sunday and morning. the active weather pattern continues. coming up, what makes plans for
or simply adjust your thermostat. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. neighbors angry over a proposed cell tower. >> christian a she's is here with the continue versesy. >> let's get closer, take a closer look you see that right there the utility pole, the verizon contractor what time to take it out. place it with 115 feet taller and put a transponder box on
top. the owner of this property right here is not happy. >> it will be overlooking my entire property and it will be 5.5 stories tall. i'm not the only person in town, my neighbors are upset. hillsboro community in general is upset. >> reporter: a meeting that just started among others who got noticed last week telling them they lived near one of the 16 proposed towerings. four years ago they tried to install 14 cell towers and filed a lawsuit against hillsborough before finally withdrawing their application. town officials will try to set up a special meeting to address this issue with all parties involved. the plans just been posted on the hillsborough website. one of the 16 proposals right there. expect the comment period to get
a close safe place where young children like ethan can grow and thrive. >> there aren't many that are accredited and i want an education for ethan and i don't want to wait two years for him to get off a wait list. >> reporter: this couple doesn't mind a daycare but does worry about increased traffic in an area already has traffic. >> we already don't use an intersection cross walk because it's so busy during school time. we cross where we can between cars and cut through the church. >> the traffic study is by tjkm engineering. their summary was the impact on traffic will be a less than significant impact. >> reporter: the city planning commission will hold a hearing on the daycare at 6:30 tuesday evening in city hall. in pleasant hill, laurie
anthony, abc 7 news. a push to promote stronger holding in san jose. abc 7 news was outside city hall today where supporters marched to encourage city counsel to vote on proposals if favor of rentals. >> right now there's people in the hospital because they are so nervous about being evicted from their apartments for no reason. >> tomorrow the counsel will consider two options for rent control. one will increase to 5% a year and will prevent landlords to increases to rent the following years. landlords would be able to bank those increases, both options law landlords to pass on some building improvement and maintenance cost to tenants. tomorrow's meeting starts at 1:30 in the afternoon.
new at 6:00 this bus crash as a result of a crow di driver -- drowsy driver. the crash last year killed four and injured 20. only one passenger is not hurt or killed. it happened in livingston arounn 3:00 a.m.investigators discovered that the driver had a hours of sleep in the last 40 hours leading up to the crash. the company had buses fail 8 of 29 inspections, a failure rate 5 times higher than the national average. the safety administration should have put the bus company out of service and in the future should take more action to keep dangerous vehicles off the roads. you probably know her as the wife of nba store steph curry.
son she coup known for her bush cue >> reporter: beyond their love of food, i.e. sha curry and michael nina have something in common, love of family. >> what's more common of family than barbecue. >> reporter: now international smoke pays tribute to all of them. >> we want barbecue like my father's barbecue. he burned it on the outside. >> reporter: the kitchen here cook meats from all over the world. >> to be able to work with my mentor with a chef is such a dream come true. >> reporter: and she's no stranger to the food. she's on her way to become a celebrity. >> this is my first experience, so before this i'd walk into a
restaurant and think it just happens, and it doesn't just happen. >> reporter: international smoke is a big change from the restaurant here before. if you ask its creators they're changing along with the neighborhood. >> we were in this location before this part of town started to become what it is today. >> reporter: for eight years this was rn 74, an upscale restaurant. >> the area, that's sales talent and younger people working in the area. >> it's really for everyone. you come here, look at the menu, there's something on there for everybody. >> reporter: even warrior star steph curry has a thing for the grilled lobster. >> he loves it. >> reporter: international smoke is booked up through january. in san francisco, jonathan bloom, abc 7 news. well, did you feel it, a
if you have the abc 7 news app you received this push alert about an earthquake that rattled south bay today. it was centered in gonzalez, east of salinas. the shaking was felt by thousands of people from monterey all the way to san francisco. >> the garage was like -- and everything was shaking in my office. i have glass shelves and everything. it lasted maybe 5 seconds. >> this is a fairly unpopulated area so damage is minimal. areas with more population certainly would have caused more damage. >> the quake was felt through the northern quake area. no major damage or problems reported as again as you heard from the seismologist. a powerful earthquake on the
iran/iraq border has devastated that region. reports with the death tolls of 445 and 7,000 injured. both numbers likely to rise. the 7.2 quake struck in western iran, as well as claiming several lives in northern iraq. half the casualties are from this town where the only hospital has been damagely damaged. the quake was so powerful it was felt more than 150 miles away in baghdad where u.s. troops reported fierce shaking. iran's government declared tomorrow a day of national mourning. president trump headed home to the u.s. following a summit in the philippines. the president says he made progress pressing the issue of north korea's threats to use nuclear weapons. mr. trump boasted about the trump of trades. >> we want our patterns in the region to be strong, independent and prosperus.
in control of their own destinies and satellites to no one. >> president trump met privately with fiphilipians president rodrigo did youter te who faces widespread criticism from his human rights policies. president trump does plan to meet with house republicans on thursday ahead of an expected vote on tax overhaul legislation. that is the word from a white house official. tax legislation is a top priority for the president who has no major legislation after almost a year in office. in the meantime, the senate finance committee began to mark up its proposal today. it lowers the top individual and cooperate tax rates and keeps some of the tax break eliminated in the house gop tax bill. stay with us. hold off on the car wash and hold off the
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that left one car up side down. police and energy emergency -- emergency vehicles are blocking the street. we have not been able to con if you remember how many were hurt. several balances have been called to the scene. look at the scene with there car upside down like that. look for the latest on abc news bay area. we told you about a 92-year-old oakland woman who paid a contractor nearly her life savings to fix her rotting porch. >> two years later she told us her deck was worse off and her money was gone. she came to michael fenny to get some help. >> her porch still decayed, she almost gave up on using her back door again until her daughter brought her to my 7 on your side event we held in alameda. she told us the problem and we
got to work. georgette pratt was showing us her mother's newly built back porch. >> the tile is falling off. >> her 92-year-old mother paid $23,000 to repair the rotted deck. that was more than 2 years ago. >> the grout and tile started cracking. >> they said it was now even worse. ida trusted the company she hired, ore oh kin pest control however ore kin hired a separate contractor to do the work. ida gave up on getting it fixed when georgette that heard about our a question and we put it on t.v. ida you've waited long enough, let's get there taken care of.
we contacted ore kin and it hired a new contractor who did more work in two days than had been done in two years. >> now we got a beautiful beautiful porch. >> ida and georgette showed us their claiming new deck. ore kin also gave ida all her money back. all $23,000. ore kin telling us we wanted to make sure mrs. maccen tire received the results promised to her when she initially became a customer. we're taking steps to ensure something like this don't happen to other companies and will not use the contractors in the future. >> channel 7, our miracle worker. >> i am thrilled also and i want to thank ore kin for stepping up. i'll be holding another event this coming friday and i invite you to come and join me. bring any of your consumer issues with me. the entire 7 on your side crew
will be at the girl deli square in san francisco this coming friday at 4:00 p.m.. bring your questions we have the answers. i'll also have some treats. >> thanks wonderful job. stay with us spencer's back with us on the forecast. >> rain now and a lot more in the days. here's doppler 7. you can see a line of showers moving toward the golden gate? san francisco and peninsula. the storm this evening ranks 1 on the impact scale. we may get .25 of an inch on this system. then on wednesday we get a stronger storm ranking 2 on the storm impact scale, to produce some downpour, steady heavier rain with wind gusts from 20 to
40 miles per hour. that storm on wednesday will continue into thursday morning. then we get a break on friday and saturday. clouds will increase on saturday. sunday and monday looks like more showers. >> that gets your attention that number 2. on to sports, a lot to talk about including a touching moment. >> 49ers celebrating their first win of the season. >> a win's a win they're going to take it. they're still celebrating and for good reason. players worked too hard to lose nine straight. in the locker room yesterday it was like high school all ♪ ♪
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quarterback and as a result you can protect him. this 83 yard, td from bedford was a good one. it was a long td passed by a rookie in quarterback history. also a first for a rookie quarterback with the 9ers. c.j. set a new season record with 101 completions and 121 contempt. it'll be interesting to see who star in quarterback after the biweek. defense -- plenty of celebration in the locker room as coach shanahan his first win streak as a head coach. >> easier to wake up this morning, more fun coming in just knowing that -- it was fun to see the guys today. you go through the tape and you got to address the team every monday. it gets tougher and tougher after losses. it took a while to get our first win. we got to move on pretty fast
but it's also nice knowing that this week but it will last a long long individual. brice love being named offense player of the week. his third time this season, 166 yards rushing against washington d. three tough downs put him amongst the national league. 15 touch downs, averaging 9 yards carry and 109 yards per game. all this on a bomb ankle and missing one game. >> we had to check him to make sure he was okay and functional, he'll never say that he's not. i don't know if you can ask anything more of a football player. i don't know if you can find a better football in america. >> once you get into it, i've been playing with the guys feels like for years now. just getting in that groove is playing well. the doves love november, 35
and 1 the past three years up to this point. tonight they'll be without steph yourry. curry took a knee to the thigh against the 6ers. he's going to take the night off. shawn says he's ready for the start. >> professional sports, injuries happen, things happen so next guy up. steph's obviously a little different because you know, what he bring to the team is different probably than any other player in this league. it might change or game a bit but at the same time it's still by committee as a team. major league baseball named rookies of the year today, took surprise to nobody yankees won the american leaguer award. the dodgers cody bellger won the national league award. bellger led the dodgers in home run and r.b.i. the kick start of the dodgers run to the national league.
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