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i'm terry mcsweeney live at at&t park. it has never happened before. a world series win for the san francisco giants. we'll show you crazy fans, and players talking about exercising the ghosts from the past coming up. janelle wang, cleanup has begun after a crazy night. i'll show you the celebration and unruly ones and have details of the giants' victory parade. >> workers have been scrubbing voters' ballots clean, this is not a case of fraud. this is case of printer toner.
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here is a live look from vollmer peak down on a clear sky. mother nature, no rain and also for the parade and i'll give you more details. >> a possible hot spot in hayward, injury accident but on other side of the bay, 101 is looking good in san jose and millbrae. elections would be dominating this newscast but there was a ballgame last night. >> anything but normal. >> exactly. >> thanks for joining us this morning. the giants are back at home already and they arrived to a welcome that fit perfectly with their new title. terry mcsweeney was there high fiving fans? >> i can get you much better deal on game six tickets.
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i'll talk about it later. you had a couple hundred screaming giant fans to see the world series champions get off their buses. take a look at what that looked like. the buses came in. it was a magical moment, just another magical moment for the san francisco giants out here. bus loads of the world champs came in. you had the executives, you had the players, you had the equipment people. you had all the behind the scenes and in front of the scenes. you had them all coming in to the worshipping fans, it was absolutely an amazing magical moment. fans were screaming. just an amazing moment. right now, listen to the reaction from a giant of the present and a giant of the past. >> it's closure, it's closure for 1962 and closure for 1989 and closer closure for 2002. we dreamed about doing it. we knew the parade would be
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incredible. >> it's like dream. i can't explain it right now. >> managing general partner took the world series trophy that now belongs in san francisco. wow, showing it all to the fans. they were looking at it and staring at it. it's like the holy grail. they were amazed. he knows what it means. he is a local guy. a san mateo and stanford law school. he knows what it's like to be a long suffering giants' fan and to show the trophy, you the knew what the trophy was because the screaming was most intense as they looked at the world series trophy here in san francisco for at least year. again, the price on those game
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six tickets are very reasonable now. >> this one we have to pass on. the party for giants' fans started before the game begin and the celebration did not stop. thousands of fans party had all night long and in some cases it got a little bit out of hand. the look and the bad and the next. >> crews are cleaning up the streets. i drove past the ballpark and i saw many cans and garbage cans toppled over. it was just lots of celebrating. >> many giants fans headed to
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the ballpark wafd the game and celebrated afterwards. they shut down streets and caused major traffic jams. there was illegal fireworks but it was a love fegst and drivers honked their horns. big celebrations took place in four neighborhoods. thousands gathered to watch the game in civic center watched it on jumbotv screen. >> i have lived in l.a. for the first 21 years of my life. i've been up here for the last 15. i never like the dodgers. >> this is about as out of control as it got. people set fires and danced around and people jumped on cars
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the one damage to one of giants' stores, but police detained five people. no reports of any arrests. they are planning a victory parade at 11:00 a.m. it's set to begin at montgomery and washington streets. then it will head up market street to civic center plaza where they'll be a rally for the team. we'll carry it live right here beginning at 10:30 a.m. >> fans didn't have to wait to get their hands on the newest giants threads. the paraphernalia is pouring out of stores. sports authority says they had shipments ten minutes after the giants won and stayed open to sell to fans. perhaps they want to wear the shirts to the parade tomorrow. hottest items is t-shirts. there is other news on this
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tuesday morning. after months of stomping and millions spent by candidates in campaigns, voters will finally get that say today. they will elect a new governor, award congressional seats and sort out many local races and propositions. bay area's largest county a ballot mistake has workers trying to reassure voters. teresa garcia is live at the registrar's office in san jose. this is they forced to break them out the old erasures we used to have in school. >> it sounds weird. but they had to use them to take out printing smudges. they are saying the ballots aren't defective but the smudges were enough to throw off the machines. now, the problem is fixed and everyone's vote will, indeed, be counted. problem first surfaced a week ago when election workers noticed that 14 optical scanners
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were rejecting high volume of the first ballots being processed. upon closer inspection election workers noticed printer smudges. volunteers worked overtime to erase those smears where they draw a line to identify their choices. no actual votes were erase had but once cleaned the ballots were recounted. the registrar of voters inspected a warehouse stock of ballots for polling precincts and cleaned any shadows. they say santa clara county is the only one reported that reported any smudging ballots. we do want to hear any problems you are having at the polls. you can give us a tip by phone. upload any photos or polling problems to ureport or you can
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e-mail them to ureport at kgo tv.com. a reminder all those ballots do have to be in the polls by 8:00 today. they are saying a flood of last minute returns could delay the results in tight races since the mail ballots. election officials say millions of california yanks who have requested absentee ballots haven't returned them in. it's now too late to mail it in. you need to drop it off at your local polling place today. stay tuned for complete election coverage. we'll have a special report on national races at 7:00. we'll have a complete election wrap up at 11:00 p.m. followed by an hour long edition of "nightline." get up-to-the-minute results on
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www.abc7.com. got to ask as folks head out to the polls this morning, the weather going to give them any reason to stay home. >> it's going to encourage them. >> i would hope so if you like sunshine, warmer than normal weather. good morning to you. let's take a look at the temperatures. if you are leaving right now, we still have livermore, menlo park napa, novato and santa rosa in the mid to upper 40s. less of us in the low to mid-50s. 24-hour temperature change, everybody is a little bit warmer novato 4 degrees cooler and san jose 2 degrees cooler. you will notice a difference this afternoon with temperatures in the mid to upper 70s all the way from the coast to the inland valleys. around the monterey bay it will be warmer with 74 in monterey but look at all the 80s around the bay. salinas and gilroy and hollister. even for tomorrow's parade. sunny and temperatures in the
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mid-70s in san francisco. we could see 80 to 84 degrees for highs, mid to upper 80s around the coast. slight cool cooling trend on thursday. chance of rain on friday while the rest cool back to average. another chance of rain in the north on sunday. you have an update? >> it's in hayward, injury accident on northbound 880 past whipple. that is the only spot we are watching. we see a little bit of yellow in the northbound direction, that is where traffic is moving under 40 miles an hour. it only seems to be at the scene at this point. i wanted to check the drive time in both directions. it's still looking pretty good. southbound also delay free and slower traffic is out of antioch. thank you very much. >> just ahead, a new ruling on an old policy. latest in the battle over the military's don't ask, don't tell
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rule. >> and plus, voters apps to free rides, a look how dozens of bay i know many of you see this election as an unhappy choice between a longtime politician with no plan for the future and a billionaire with no government experience. well, let me tell you my story. my husband and i came here as newlyweds. we raised our family here and the california dream came true for me in ways i could never have imagined. now i'm running for governor to restore the california dream for everyone. i'm not a career politician or a hollywood star. i'm from silicon valley, where i created thousands of jobs at ebay. as governor, i'll do something that's been missing from california politics for far too long. i'll treat you like grownups, tell it to you straight, and offer a practical plan forward. these are scary times and i know that cleaning up sacramento won't be easy. our problems are tough, but so am i. if you want more of the same from sacramento,
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then vote for my opponent. but if you want to get california moving again, i'm ready. are you? you can see
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6:15. at&t park, sorry folks, there will be no game six here at at&t park. that is because your team wrapped up the world series in texas. go giants! parade they are planning tomorrow. >> going, going, gone. more news. >> developing news overseas, four small mail bombs exploded in athens, greece this morning and suspicious packages were detonated outside parliament and several embassies. no injuries were reported. it comes as u.s. officials say three suspicious packages found in september made them a dry run
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for a foiled mail bomb plot. it appears to have been sent by a yemeni group. federal appeals court that has now ruled that ban on openly gay troops will remain in place indefinitely while the legal battles to overturn it moves through the court. the court issued a temporary injunction blocking a lower court ruling that overturned the don't ask, don't tell law. the decision to leave the policy in place troops can still be discharged for disclosing their sexual orientation. >> tech companies are trying to make it easier to find your polling place. facebook and google are helping apps to mobilize millions of voters. there is an official app that will locate the nearest polling place. there is also a first of a
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kind effort to get out the vote in oakland. friendly cab will give registered voters free taxi rides to and from their polling place from 7:00 to 9:00 this morning from 6:00 to 8:00 this evening. you can call the number on your screen for more information or to order up one of those cab rides. we've posted the number at www.abc7.com. that is pretty cool. when you consider that they are working overtime since last night. >> overtime today, they like that, too. >> you are being patriot on this election day and hopefully you can get out there and vote and do your civic duty to make this
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country better. looking down at san francisco, see some orange glow -- there are some of the buildings around and transamerica tower, orange. it's calm conditions and clear sky. in santa rosa, napa and livermore in the mid to upper 40s. low to mid-50s for the rest of us. monterey bay, 53 in watsonville to extreme 48 in gilroy. sunny and warmer today. a little less surf will develop. cooler afternoons friday through the weekend and chance of rain friday and sunday. most concerned about the high surf harden 11:00 this morning through 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. waves will break around 15 to 20. maybe around 25 feet and strong
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rip currents. most of the coastline until you get down to santa cruz, some of the waves facing the beaches may not see quite as big surf. all due to the huge system, look at the tightly academy lines, it's very deep and churning up the atmosphere and also the waves. that is why even down here, we're seeing it but we have high prch pressure and nothing else. >> mid to upper 70s throughout the south bay. on the peninsula, mid to upper open's with millbrae around 76. low to mid-70s along the coast with mid-70s downtown san francisco. mid to upper 70s throughout the north bay beaches the low 70s at sunny beaches. north bay valleys, beaches will be in the low to mid-70s. pleasanton around 80 degrees.
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low to mid-70s around carmel and monterey. temperatures tonight, pretty much low to mid 50s around the bay and into the south bay. 49 in livermore. 46 in napa. 47 in santa rosa and 48 in cloverdale. accu-weather seven-day forecast, for the parade tomorrow, sunshine and mid-70s in downtown san francisco. warmth will hang around through thursday but probably peak tomorrow. temperatures back to average on friday with a chance of shower in the north bay. >> new accident reported for the carquinez bridge in the westbound direction, for folks heading out of vallejo, look out for this. apparently it's in the two left lanes as you make your way westbound and even there is a stall as well -- eastbound there is a stall. better news in hayward. northbound 880 whipple, an earlier accident has been
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cleared. a little slowing at the scene and mass transit still reporting no delays. as we check out the toll bridge toll plaza, traffic is backed up to the end of the parking lot. in the north bay, flowing fairly well. we had fog yesterday morning. a little bit of lighter fog compared toearlier shots. check out there is 280 and northbound traffic and highway 17 interchange. get the latest any time by going to our website at www.abc7.com. thanks a lot. >> iphones, timing issue that affected thousands of users and could have a big effect on millions more here in the u.s. >> new
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but now it's phones. they studied a number of teens and a majority of them were texting, gaming or computing after going to bed. on an average, they are sending 34 texts a night and the interruptions are linked to poor sleep and even linked to anxiety disorders. they suggest taking the computer out of bedroom. >> there are not a lot of happy iphone users. they turned back their clock for daylight saving times. iphone 4 registered it but the alarm function did not. so when the time changed in australia and new zealand were forced to wake an hour earlier. daylight saving time does not happen this weekend, you have one, you might want to set a back-up alarm.
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>> i think a lot of people are looking forward for that extra hour of sleep. >>. new violence at a san francisco nightclub the latest on deadly shooting at a marina hot spot. >> i'm terry mcsweeney at at&t park, where the world champion san francisco giants returned home to a true heres' welcome. >> and monitoring delays out of newark this morning, otherwise it's pretty quiet at major airports. look at the storms leaving houston. those could cause problems around the deep south, even atlanta by this evening. atlanta by this evening. state budgets cuts are crippling my classroom. they can't believe the sacramento politicians will give our state's wealthiest corporations a new billion dollar tax giveaway. lobbyists have the ear of people who are just thinking about wealth.
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when you cut the budget, then you cut these students' opportunities. passing prop 24 can change all that. prop 24 repeals the unfair corporate giveaway and puts our priorities first. vote yes on prop 24 because it's time to give our schools a break.
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good morning, 6:29. opening bell ringing right now. traders are awaiting the results of midterm elections that could give republicans partial control of congress. a win for republicans could lead to gridlock on capitol hill and slow down and regulatory reform. but we'll go live to the new york stock exchange coming up in 15 minutes. >> the torture is over as is the frustration. the san francisco giants are celebrating the first world series championship in more than half a century. tim lincecum pitched eight stellar innings allowing three hits against the rangers last night. edgar renteria hit a three-run homer and cleared the fence in the left center. he was named mvp and that is all they would need. brian wilson would close it out to take the world series four
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games to one. >> and the team that was described as knuckle heads and misfits returned home as heroes. terry mcsweeney was at at&t park as they arrived. the team did not disappoint the fans when they arrived. >> it was bedlam out here. a fantastic reception for the world series champions. and did they are going to be fit for the world series rings. fans are fit to be tied. the buses took the turn, it was a scene out of the movie. hundreds of fans all night, 4:00 in the morning, some of the fans had gone up and come down and they were waiting for their team to come home there they were the heroes stepping off the buses, some going over and talking to the fans and giants' management showed off some of that world series hardware.
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>> back home with the trophy. >> did you party all the nietd way back? >> it was a pretty mellow flight. thanks for being out here. >> giants! yea! >> and screaming is how every sentence ended no matter who i talked to out here. it was time for a victory lap for the world trophy. you are going to see bruce bochy he greeted the fans. cody ross greeting the fans, sergio romo talked to the fans. they will get a few hours rest. some of them were dead on their feet. barely able to talk. madison bumgarner said he was barely able to stand. now, the world series trophy in
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san francisco. everybody can rest up and take it easy until tomorrow when we have the victory parade. the giants return to the bay area may have been the culmination of the party. it started much earlier when fans literally dancing the streets and in some cases, taking the celebration a little bit too far. janelle continues our team coverage with more on that and a at the parade in san francisco. >> i'm going to tell you about that victory parade but i'm going to tell you last night. overall a good night, police did detain five people but no one was arrested. there was some destruction to property but mostly it was a giant drunken love fest. >> can't believe it. can't believe it! >> reporter: this is civic
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center plaza where 7,000 fans gathered to watch the game and celebrated afterwards. there were four major gatherings and big one around at&t park where people poured into the streets shutting down intersections and blocking traffic. you can see people were jumping on cars. illegal fireworks were set off. fans set bonfires. there was damage to john of giants' stores but that was the worst of it. most of it was a lot of celebrating. >> we called it torture, but now we love it. >> i was shaking and my heart was found go. we had to win. >> san francisco police were out in full force and started clearing out crowds after midnight after hours of partying. they dispersed pretty quickly.
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they are planning a parade at 11:00 p.m. it's set to begin in the financial district and head all the way to civic center plaza where there will be a rally for the team. we'll carry it live beginning at 10:30 in the morning and stream it live at www.abc7.com. all the players will be there. it's expected to be a wonderful celebration. there was fatal nightclub shooting. it happened before midnight on gravity. a 22-year-old man was shot seven times inside the club. he was taken to san francisco general hospital and died a short time later. so far police have only a vague description of the shooter. they say the bar was crowded at the time and they are hoping witnesses will call anonymous tip line to provide more information. hottest race in the east bay is one for mayor of oakland but
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it could be days before the results are announced. oakland's new voting method eliminates any possibility for an expensive runoff but it guarantees that a clear winner will not be known by tonight because it takes more time to tabulate the votes. voters lined up for early voting yesterday but more than 60% of ballots are expected to be sent by mail. those ballots are already being counted in the basement of the alameda county registrar's office. abc news will have a special report on the national races at 7:00 tonight. we'll bring you updates on statewide and local races as soon as the polls close at 8:00 p.m. and complete wrap at 9:00 followed. get up to the minute results at
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www.abc7.com. >> couple gorgeous days. going out to vote and giants' parade tomorrow. >> the weather would have been nice but a little brighter and a little more colorful with the world series under your belt. >> let's talk about how much warmer it's going to be today and tomorrow. 24-hour temperature change. good morning to you. two degrees warmer in santa rosa. concord and oakland, 4. san francisco 5 and fremont 8 degrees warmer than yesterday. 8:00 this morning, still relatively cool with the sunshine we're at our lows of the day. which means we will have 40s out to the coast and around palo alto, low 50s for the rest of us. by noon, rapid warming, we're hitting in the upper 50s to low 70s in most areas. by 4:00 we'll have hit our highs for the day, that comes around 1:30 or 2:00. but we're back down to around
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the low 70s in half moon bay, oakland. mid to upper 70s for the rest of us. let's talk about tomorrow's parade, sunshine for all of us, downtown san francisco, mid to upper 70s from the parade beginning to its end. tomorrow will be the warmest day around our neighborhoods. not quite as warm on thursday. chance of showers on friday and next chance after that will mainly be in the north bay on sunday. couple new accidents. dumbarton bridge, approaching university a vehicle versus bicyclist. they are sending an emergency crew to the scene. we could see some photograph coming off dumbarton bridge slowing. then overturn accident reported in pleasant hill. south 680 at concord. they quickly cleared it off to the right hand shoulder.
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traffic is a little slow through pleasant hill. antioch, on the carquinez bridge eastbound, they are trying to clear it from the lanes. northbound 880 hayward, a little bit of slowing near whipple. check out live cameras for you. here is 680 in walnut creek, crowded but overall still looking good here towards 24. there is a little bit of slowing through pleasant hill. bay bridge toll plaza, traffic back up just beyond the end of the parking lot at this point. you may want to consider san mateo bridge as an alternate to the dumbarton bridge. >> thank you. it's 6:39. >> here is a question, would you like to be paid $31,000 for one hour of work. >> i have an answer for that one. >> that is exactly what they offering once potential employees. >> and trading is under way wall
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street. we'll have a live report from new york stock exchange. >> and is matter of speech or safety. they prepare to weigh banning violent video games for minors. >> and 82-year-old woman was robbed of her purse and something she says is much more valuable to her. ballots are ready in the south bay, i'm teresa garcia, south bay, i'm teresa garcia, why election
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what are the facts... about jerry brown? fact. as governor, jerry brown supported seven billion dollars in higher taxes. he called prop 13 a "fraud" and a "rip-off." fact. under brown, the unemployment rate nearly doubled, to 11%. fact. last year, brown said taxes should be raised again. in a recession. jerry brown: he failed on jobs before,
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can we afford to let him fail again?
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taking a quick rook how much warmer than average the temperatures are going to be here around the bay. i want to show you what is going to happen across the rest of the state. temperatures are going to be well above average. look at that. 55 and sunshine in eureka and upper 70s to low 80s so everybody is pretty much following it. 86 in san diego and low 90s for l.a. and palm springs. thank you very much. >> it's 6:43 now. it didn't take a crystal ball to predict the latest crackdown on the debit cards. governor swarzenegger says they can't be used for marijuana shops and other businesses that
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are inconsistent with the intent of the program. in a letter the governor blocked the use of the welfare cards in bingo halls, tattoo parlors on cruise ships and for payment of bail bonds. in june, a report surfaced that the cards were being used in casinos when the governor issued his first ban. >> the u.s. supreme court hears arguments today for violent video games to minors. defenders will argue that they are necessary to incite children to be violent. a san francisco supervisor wrote the law. six other states tried to impose similar bans. >> games have the same rights of television and movies and other forms for freedom of expression. i would be surprised they didn't recognize that. >> if they strike it down, they
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will provide a pathway for us lawmakers how we can check a narrowly tailored bill but stand any first amendment challenge. it is election day and predictions of a shift in political power on capitol hill is getting the attention of wall street this election day. >> jane king joins us live from the new york stock exchange, hi, jane. >> hello. good morning. we do have a solidly higher open. and issue of the elections we've got, two day meeting. very big day for the market. fed has a two day meeting on economy. word on wall street that fed will buy at least half a trillion dollars worth of long term bombs. this can release a massive
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amount of cash into the markets. dow and s&p 500 and nasdaq all trading higher. and bloomberg is up 1 percent. oracle is on the witness stand, opening arguments beginning in a courtroom in a corporate espionage case involving a german company. oracle is asking for $2 billion the n damages. it features testimony from larry ellison and a chief executive who by the way will begin his new job as chief executive at hewlett-packard. >> big day for fans, mcdonald's, nationwide for the first time in 16 years, they have done this nationwide. burger chain may offer it just before christmas. >> and showing what it is.
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it is a boneless pork patty molded into into the shape of a rib slab. it's a favorite. it's a mythical quest that people have. that is it from the new york stock exchange. >> i'm sitting next to a man that actually had one. >> jane, thank you very much. >> the list of people accused of posing as san bruno fire victims in order to receive free benefits has grown to seven with several of them due in court this week. gas line explosion and fire on september 9th killed eight people and destroyed 37 homes. san bruno residents who had property damage by the fire were able to apply for financial aid.
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four people who live in san francisco claimed they resided in the disaster zone. they face charges of burglary, identity theft and perjury. >> the san francisco board of supervisors is scheduled to vote on an ordinance that would ban fast food restaurants from including toys in many children's meals. the proposed ordinance would allow mcdonald's and other restaurants to include toys in meals only if those meals have half a cup of flute and vegetables, it has to be limited of sugar and fat. >> how about a job that pays $31,000 per hour? you don't need any experience either. domino's pizza is celebrating in japan, $31,000, one hour's work. adults can apply on the website. promising candidates will be chosen for interviews.
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some applicants worry about getting the job fearing resentment from others because the money could be spent raising worker's pay overall. >> what does that mean? what american individualism is all about. >> even with plado i can't make it a circular shaped. >> it's inherent. i can do it. >> let's sit here and look at each other. let's take a look outside instead of looking, part of the ferry building and the sunrise that is coming up over the bay this morning. let's talk about temperatures, we're still in the 40s in a few neighborhoods like santa rosa, napa and livermore and redwood city, we have fog around the north bay valleys. santa rosa, half a mile bright now. monterey bay inland, upper 40s
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to low 50s. watsonville, about 53 degrees. sunshine and warmer conditions this afternoon. we'll have rough surf at our beaches. if you are heading that way to enjoy the warmer weather watch out for dangerous rip tides. cooler weather and two chances of rain. those are mainly in the north bay friday and again on sunday. as far as our highs, concord, 7 degrees warmer than average. san jose, 9 and oakland 11 degrees warmer than average this afternoon. we may hit 80 in pleasanton. rest of the valleys in the mid to upper 70s. mid-70s throughout the east bay shore. castro valley and fremont around 70 degrees. upper 70s throughout the south bay with 79 in campbell. we'll have mid-70s throughout throughout peninsula. low to mid-70s along coast with downtown san francisco mid-70s. as you head through the north
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bay valleys, mid to upper 70s and your beaches will see low 70s and monterey look at everybody else, watsonville, gilroy and hollister, 80 degrees. up north, mid to uivp 40s. half moon bay 47 and livermore 49. expected low to mid-50s this time tomorrow. here is a look at high surf advisory. all the areas orange or blue, starts at 11:00 this morning through 3:00 tomorrow afternoon. those large waves, 15 to 20 feet. noticed it does not include some around watsonville and santa cruz. some of the beaches won't see the high waves but they are due to powerful storm system up in the gulf of alaska. but it won't come near us due to the high pressure over the great basin and that is going to bring us the slight offshore wind and special tomorrow when the heat
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peak west side 80 degree temperatures with mid to upper 70s around the coast. still warmer than average thursday. slightly cooler starting fry all the way through the weekend. best chances of rain in the north bay friday and saturday and sunday. sorry. we have been doing this all week share your fan photos and we want to see your celebrating. keep uploading your pictures, doesn't mean you can't be creative or e-mail them at ureport. go giants! >> we do have breaking news in oakland. we are hearing about a three-alarm fire in residential area at east 15th street which is closed between 7th and 6th avenue. this is south of lake merritt so avoid that area if you can. we are hearing it's a
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three-alarm fire. sky 7 hd on its way and also an accident coming off the dumbarton bridge that has been reported. westbound 84 at university. don't know if it's blocking anything yet but apparently it's a vehicle versus a bicyclist. you may want to consider mass transit special tomorrow with the parade for the giants. so far no systems reporting any big delays this morning. as we go outside, you'll find a pretty normal commute at the bay bridge toll plaza. traffic is backed up to the grand avenue overcrossing. all the streets around at&t park have been reopened. san mateo bridge looking fine, just a little crowded in both directions. you can get the latest traffic information by going to our website at www.abc7.com. thank you very much. it's 6:53.
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there is nearly $500 reward this morning for information leading to the return of a stolen dog. 80-year-old woman was walking her dog when two men jumped out of a car, grabbed the dog's leash out of her hands and stole the dog and her purse. she is pleading for her return. if the dog is dropped off at vet's office or shelter microchip will identify the owner. >> they say election officials problem with thousands of ballots will not affect election results. >> thanks to the rubber eraser. teresa garcia has more. >> the problem was these printing smudges on thousands of vote by mail ballots that was affecting how they were being read. the fix, indeed, that was rubber erasers that the office of registrar's decided to use and the problem is fixed, all votes will be counted. the issue first surfaced when
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they noticed that the optical scanners were rejecting the high volume of the ballots being processed. the machines weren't reading some of them because of the smears where the voters draw a line to identify their choices. they put in a lot of overtime. no votes were erased. the ballots were reprocessed and recounted and they inspected a warehouse stock of ballots and clean had any toner shadows that were found. we want to hear about any problems that you are having and you can make those reports at 1-877-222-7777. >> they are. >> for more on the top stories,
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let's go to terry mcsweeney. >> what a good morning for you for giant fans everywhere the giants have done it. giants win it. they win the world series. the tim lincecum front center and edgar renteria, a collector's edition, something to remember. giant fans will never forget. take a look, as the giants came home around 4:15 and greeted by hundreds of screaming fans who had waited all night long. it's an incredible reception for the world series champion, san francisco giants. hard to believe. it's true. after all these years, giants had never won the world series before but the fans excited about it it. welcoming the giants, the giants general managing partner walking around the trophy showing to it fans, they were screaming and yelling. just hysteria out here.
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you waste all those years, since 1958 and finally you get the world series trophy and you do go crazy. tomorrow, we got the parade. >> we're going to have temperatures in the mid to upper 70s to even 80s around morgan hill and santa cruz and pleasanton. temperatures tomorrow, parade, sunshine and mid-70s in downtown san francisco. >> bay bridge toll plaza back-up is starting to grow past the grand avenue overcrossing and an update of an accident coming off the dumbarton bridge around university where a bicycle and vehicle was involved. right lane is blocked and you may want to consider the san mateo bridge and lunch time tomorrow it will be busy, consider mass transit. >> and then we can put our orange wardrobe awayiñiñiñiñiñiñ
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