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>> good morning, everyone, i'm carolyn filler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, december 15th. let's start with a quick first look at the whether a meteorologist lisa argen. >> good morning, carolyn. we around picking up returns here and numbers are in the 30s for the most part. yesterday it was much cooler. but we still are looking at a couple readings on the inland east bay below freezing. we will have that right on through the 7:00 hour. but then as we go toward noon, low to mid-50s. looking at highs today in the mid-60s. it should be milder through the first part of the work wok and the possibility rain coming up
in a few minutes. >> south africa has said a final good-bye to medicals man this morning w have all the details and the emotional farewell. >> with full military honors, nelson mandela is considered toward his final resting place. the casket draped with the south africa can flag. >> today marks the end of a journey that began 95 years ago. >> 95 candles, one for each year of his life, a stream of family, friends and dignitaries emotionally remembered the life and struggles of the anti-aparti
icon. ♪ lead us to a place, guide us with your grace ♪ ♪ to a place where we will be safe ♪ >> among the many bold-face nims in the audience were oprah winfrey and reverend jess is he jackson and prince charles. but it was the personal remembers that were the highlights of the service. including those from mandela's grandchildren. >> we will miss you. we shall miss your voice. and you told us stories of your childhood. we shall miss your laughter. >> after the funeral mandela was buried in a private ceremony attended by hundred of family members and close friends, marking the end of a capture for south africa and for the world. abc news, south africa.
>> at u.s. berkeley yesterday a large crowd gathered to honor the life and legacy of nelson mandela. years ago they played a major role in the attempt to end aparti. it was one of the first universities to die vest itself of companies doing business with south africa. >> really made people come together. ultimately to make it efficient like that means you have to be persuaded that it is the right thing to do. >> in 1986 the u.s. regents voted on a -- the uc regents voted on a three-year plan. nelson mandela always said the protests helped his as cause. yesterday at 6:30 residents noticed a sulfuric smell and
white haze coming from a company called associated aerospace activities. >> what we believe occurred is a machinery operator inside was still functioning and operating and overheating, mixing with the chemicals that were in the machinery and created a gaseous based environment. >> the smell, i mean, when it could do to you. and i have a six-year-old grand daughter and a three-month-old. >> so you were worried. >> yeah. >> residents were advised to shelter in place as a precaution. however, authorities say there was no danger to the public. >> developing news, less are investigating following a shooting that's left one person dead and another injured in san francisco. it happened just lift night during almeda boulevard and
along i280. one person was rush to the hospital and second person died at the scene. no word on suspects or a motive. the contra costa county sheriff's department is investigating a fatal shooting that happened early this morning outside a home in when deputies arrived they found a man lying in the front yard. he did not live at that house. the 25-year-old man was sitting in a car with someone when they were approached by three people, and one of them opened fire, cig the victim. a young girl from oakland is brain dead this morning after going into surgery to have her tonsils removed. now her family is demanding answers. abc7 news reporter sergio quintana has more with what happened. >> these are pictures when she first arrived at the children's
hospital mon. she was apprehensive but the mother said she convinced her things would be fine. >> i told her the sergery is to make you better. >> she went in to have her tons i also removed. doctors sid it was to help her with sleep apnea. but in recovering she had disturbing complications. >> she had stuff coming out of her mouth and they give me a pill. >> the grandmother and a nurse at the kaiser oakland hospital, she said she was surprised by when she called a lack of attention by oakland children's hospital staff. >> i went in and i said is this normal? do you guys find this to be normal? and they said i don't really know and then i said well then get a doctor. >> the lift day she took a turn for the worse. >> my daughter went to cardiac arrest and died. they brought her back and now she's brain dead. >> hospital stuff is now asking
to consider removing her in life support. >> they have a social worker following me around all day long do you have any other family that needs to see her? like trying to put a rush on it. >> they are demanding the hospital to conduct an investigation to find out how she could have died following a seemingly routine surgery. but oakland children's hospital representative was not available. they had this prepared response. >> we are very sad about this outcome, about what happened to her but at this point i have no details on the surgery. we will investigate what happened h in surgery there are risks and there can be unexpected and unanticipated complications. the family said they do not tonight remove her from life support. in the newsroom abc7 news. daily city officials rescued a horse who handed under a house
on the side of a cliff at the olympic club. she was treated by paramedics and hoisted to awaiting ambulance in a rescue basket. she was tape to a local hospital. no word on her condition or why the horse threw her. a california highway patrol office who are saved a young boy from a burning van back in 2007 has received a special honor. he keeps in touch with the boy and his family. edgar suffered burns to 85% of his body. he's undergone between 65 and 70 surgeries since this accident. he goes to rehab every week. yesterday edgar presented oscar with a plaque thanking him for saving his life. >> this is just kind of a culmination of all the horrible things this he's had to go through and the perseverance this both he and his family have. it's really something to behold. >> officer whitney said he never
expected edgar to survive his burn injuries. >> lisa argen is here now with a preview of the accuweather forecast. >> despite our warming temperatures, we have another spare the airdy today. you notice the haze out there. it's cold this morning, but also details to pass along. you may be tempted to head out to the beach when you see the temperatures. we will come back and have a look. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, why hundreds of bird watchers will be fanning out in the by area today, counting the feathered friends. and we get you up on your toes and go behind the scenes of a christmas classic with an abc7 news reporter who is no stranger to the nutcracker.
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welcome back, everyone. it is 5:12 on this sunday morning. thank you for waking up so early to join us on the abc7 sunday morning news. this is a live look from our emeryville cam. it is near 40 right now. we will be in the mid-60s later on today. across the bay area warmer today and tomorrow. lisa argen will be along shortly with a full accuweather forecast. in colorado investigators say a teenager who wounded a fellow student before killing himself on friday at a suburb an denver high school was-le armed when he entered the school. the gunman, 18-year-old can recall pearson, was motivated which retaliation against a librarian who disciplined him months ago. the teenager did not know the student he shot friday at arapaho high school.
the victim, clair davis, is recovering in the hospital. the share evgeni also says he bought the shotgun legally on december 6th at a local store. investigators say he entered the school with a shotgun, a machete and three incendiary apparatuses before he entered the school. yesterday marked the one year anniversary of the sandy hook elementary school shootings. [bells] >> bell tolled yesterday exactly one year after the gunman open mind. the community asked people to honor the victims through acts of kindness. a man in iran accused the
u.s. government of abeen donning him. john kerry said the u.s. did not abandon 65-year-old man, and he was involved in locating him. you can catch it right here at abc7 at 8:00. san francisco bali, the nutcracker, a holiday favorite, is in full swing. abc7 news traffic reporter has an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at what it tis to put on this time honored tradition. ♪ >> by now i'm sure you recognize this music, the dance of the sugar plum ferry, which has become synonymous with this ballet. as dancers per expect every move, audiences will soon be
able to marvel at the snowflakes and flowers, the prince and, of course, the sugar plum ferry. it's not only appear ample ferry and revenue for billy companies around the world, it's often the first large production young dancers learn and perform. >> nutcracker is a very internal time of the year. this is how i began and this is how they are beginning. >> every professional dancer begins here at the better. it takes a lot of practice to get to the stage. but to prepare for something like the nutcracker, it takes six hours a day, six days a week, for up to one and a half months out of the year. >> vanessa has been with san francisco billion lay since 1997. she's been dancing sugar plum ever since. >> every time i do it, it's a new beginning. i say that busy find something new in the role. >> the idea of attending a performance might feel a little
in tim ditting for some. for the company's artistic director. >> i would say for people who aren't familiar with billion lay, you don't have to understand when we cull the technique. it's a dance. everybody loves to dance. >> from the studios at the san francisco bail lay, abc7 news. >> and a little bit of history. the san francisco billion -- ballet was the first dance company to stage it back in 1944 at the better memorial opera house. a species nearly wiped out in the bayer by hunting and pollution appears to be making a come back. sightings of the river otter have increased to over 600 in the past two years in the san francisco bay area. researchers are conducting the first population study of the creatures. otters were prized for their pelts. in 1962 they were band for
punting for third first. and there were clean water plus passed to help the otters return. people are expected to take part in the 114th christmas bird count. the audubon society is organizing two counts today in okay the and berkeley. workers will fan out within a 15-mile radius to count every species, as well as individual birds, within a 24 hour period. they will hold another bird count on november 27th. it helps track bird population trends. i he is -- escaped the cold weather and back in time for a warmup. >> yes. nice timing. yes, this gets warmer and dryer. with the weak frontal passage midweek we will he is -- see
gusty winds and another dry weekend. we are experiencing some of the longest nights of the year and as a result we had a record yesterday, 31 degrees in oakland. so if you thought it was cold yesterday morning, you were right. and this morning it is milder. 47 san francisco. it's 35 in oakland. still pretty cool on the peninsula. 34 redwood city. good morning loss got toss. half moon bay is warmer at 39 degrees. from emeryville we have a little haze out there but overall not much in the way of fog. mid-30s in santa rosa. that's significantly warmer but in the upper 20s for petaluma. napa below freezing and the delta and concord at 31 and livermore a cool 34 degrees. we are looking at temperatures up around the bay. a little anomaly there with hayward looking like it's significantly warmer. i doubt it's that much warmer than we were yesterday. but we are looking at the offshore winds, less in the way of fog and higher dewpoints.
a bit chilly this morning. another spare the airdy as temperatures continue to rise and the poor air quality not only in the south by but up in the east by as well. we are looking at the high pressure ridge to continue to build throughout the next several days. medium air quality. you will notice the haze north and central by and around the south central bay. but it's the inland east bay you should take it easy. no woodburning in the eighth day of a spare-the-air day season. here is the beach report. high waves, anywhere from 6 to 10 feet. strong rip currents. so if you are thinking of heading to the peach, be very careful. it's going to be very tempting with temperatures well into the 60s both today and tomorrow. and plenty of sunshine. so here's the setup. we talk about high pressure yesterday building in to the east of us and this continues to be our dominant weather feature.
the flow around the high allowing for the offshore winds and the storm track sag well to the north with very little change right on through tomorrow. then by tuesday we begin to see the ridge break down and things will be a little cooler. in fact, much cooler. but it is a dry frontal passage. we look for temperatures to be as much as 20 degrees cooler than these readings. high clouds to the. 64 napa as well as okay the and 63 fremont. look at the mid-60s san jose, morgan hill. head south, watsonville and salinas, you could see 70 today. spare the air dodd. warmer tomorrow. you but cooler wednesday and thursday, only to warm up under breezy winds and dry skies. abc7 news has another great weather resource for you, live doppler 7hd on twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions, rain or shine, plus get video forecasts, spare the air alerts, power outage info
and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. not what we need. you know. >> but you look at what's going on back east. they are really getting hammered in places like boston. >> yeah. we really would like it to change, but we are stuck with this. >> thank you, lisa. let's go to some consumer news and why you my think -- you might want to rethink a gift card for someone on your christmas list. consumer reports has partnered exclusively with 7 on your side to reveal gift card pit falls. here's michael finney. >> nice gift. >> yeah. >> five years ago i got these, seven years ago. >> this group of consumer reports employees is hardly a scientific sample many but their experience shows why buying gift cards may be a waste of money. one woman accumulated dozens of gift cards. >> it's start to go become a burden. i would rather have cash. >> believe it or not, it's estimated that $1.8 billion
worth of gift cards purchased haft year are gathering dust and are likely never to be redeemed. >> however, in california gift cards cannot have an expiration date. if you are purchasing a gift card outside of the state, recent federal regulationlation requires retailers nationwide to honor cards for five years. but monthly inactivity fees can kick in after a single year, draining the value of the card long before it expires. >> i had one gift card where all the money was gone by the time i tried like three years later. >> gift cards with bank logos like american express or visa can be used at a wide variety of stores, but there is often an activation fee or purchase charge. usually between 4 and six dollars. >> lost cards are another headache. several big retailers such as ambercrombie and fitch and others say they won't replace them. other retailers my charge you a hefty fee. >> for instance, with the it
visa card you can get it here and you shell out $15 to remiss a lost or stolen card. >> one more drawback, don't expect the same fraud protectionings you get with tradition natural credit cards. >> use gift cards as soon as you get them. if you are buying a gift card this season, consumer reports said avoid those with purchase fees and keep your receipts in case one of them gets lost. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> up next, how an oregon man
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s. >> yesterday was santa none. it's part of a worldwide event that's known to put some participants on the naughty list. while the mood seemed relaxed, the annual bar crawl has general righted some criticism. police in new york city urged better owners not to participate in the event this year. rudolf the red nose reindeer is collecting blankets for the homeless in portland, oregon. this man build a giant reindeer and put it in a parking lot with a sign asking people to donate blankets for the homeless. and it is working.
people have been dropping off more than just blankets, donating bags of hats, scarves and socks and shoes. he's now working on building a giant slay behind his rudolf. up next, the new route changes take effect today for ac transit. little a snowstorm pounds the northeast after doing the same to the upper midwest. how it's affecting air travel. and a bay area food bank that's doing its part to keep its clients well-fed and
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with meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning. we are looking at a chilly start. not as cold as yesterday. numbers will respond to a big dome of high pressure that continues to build. although it will be hazy again with a spare-the-air day. san francisco 47. warmer at the coast. 49 half moon bay, mid-30s for fremont. the chilly numbers toward concord, east bevels and north bay valleys. 28 in novato. we will look for high clouds around the bay today but with temperatures warming throughout the afternoon we will look for hazy conditions and another spare the air day. a look at weather. when will we see rain and when the cooling trend gets underway. >> lisa, we are fortunate. there are two storms coming together at one bringing a blast of winter across nearly two dozen states. rob nelson has the story from massachusetts. >> a huge swath of the country bracing for a snow-covered weekend as this huge weather
system makes its eastward trek, dumping anywhere from a few inches to a few feet. some one thousand flights cancelled throughout the country. but better that be stuck in a tarmac than on the roads with deadly conditions. many of the nation's roads will once again become treacherous, there's opinion at least three massive multi-car wrecks this past weekend alone. a 40 car pileup in michigan, including two police vehicles, blamed on snow and speed. >> thank god my daughter and i are okay. >> he kept on going. >> further east they had to fight fire with ice, dousing this blaze but leaving behind walls of ice just minutes later. in the snowbelt of western new york where people are used to this, motorists said they couldn't see a thing >> it's pretty horrible out there right now. i have four year drive on my car and it's opinion slipping so this is pretty surprising. on my way here you couldn't see
the road. >> with christmas a little more than a week away, holiday shoppers trying to battle the bad weather and trying it finish third gift lists. with the storm getting closer we decided to hit the road ourselves to check on conditions. travel slow but steady. the roads getting slightly are worse as we reached massachusetts. we are among the lucky. every year more than 1300 people are killed and nearly 117,000 injured in snow-related crashes. in his report rob nelson talked about flights. you should know that the storm is not having a major impact on flights at bay area airports. yesterday only sfo reported some storm related cancellations. 11 in all. 7 arriving flights and 4 departing flights. this morning ac transit riders are seeing major route changes. they are adding more than 15,000 hours of bus service each year. they will affect more than 50 bus lines from fremont to
richmond. it's changing the routing of some lines, adding new ones, and eliminating others like shopper shuttles this have low providedder ship. fremont and newark will see the biggest improvements after years of service cuts. the route changes come as contract talks are scheduled to continue tomorrow between ac transit and the union representing bus drivers and mechanics. members of the union have boycotted driver sign-ups for both the new and existing bus routes. they say the changes violate the terms of the cooling-off period set to expire one week from today. tomorrow the city of san rafael will consider whether to rizgar best knowledge and recycling rates. our media partner reports the city council will review the maximum rate the marin son tear can charge customers. the proposed rate increase for next year is just over 5.5%.
local food banks serve more than 600,000 people every month. if you to the math, it means this one out of every six people in the by area isn't sure where their next meal is coming from. as part of our give where you live campaign, we've been highlighting the tireless efforts of the food banks, their volunteers, and the communities they serve. it's in the just serve. here's abc7 news weather anchor, spencer christian, with more. >> if you don't do any exercise, if you are getting extra exampleries, you can get ten a piece in one year. >> redwood empire food bank believes helping feed the 78,000 sonoma county residents it serves each month is not enough. >> it's not just about distributing food, it's about bringing health and wellness to a region. >> like it's harvest pantry program. requiring lesson in food before they can pick up their proteins,
veejays each week. >> making a difference in the community. some families are cutoff, they don't eat french fries like before, they don't go every sunday or saturday to the fast-food restaurants. now they cook at home. >> we are trying to bring people out of this food insecure position they are inaand also teach them in this is healthy food, this is how you can prepare it and this is how you can make your kids healthy and then they do better in school, people do better in their work situations. and all around it's just a healthier, more viola present community. >> redwood empire provides 14 other health based food promise for its clients like food distribution and screening for diabetics. >> we roll want to be on the cutting edge of hunger relief. we are all about invasion, new programs, finding new ways to reach the community and bring the health and wellness to the region. what we are hoping from the abc7 give where you are live food drive campaign is this people
all over the bay area will really big dep in their pockets and look in their hearts and give this season and throughout the year. >> every dollars means two meals to a family who can use it. that's just not something you can pass up when you have a little extra time or money. >> thank you. >> and that was spencer christian reporting. you know it is easy to donate. just text word "feed" to the number 877 to make a ten dollars contribution. you could be extra generous this holidaysen if you have an addition until $7,000 in cash. this is how much you can win just for helping abc7 news fight hunger in the by area. when you click give where you live on our facebook page we will donate a dollar to the bay area's feeding americas food banks for you and you might win 7,000 bucks. imagine the good you could do with that.
we will announce the winner this week on december 19th. so go to the abc7 news facebook page, help us give where you live, and spread the word so your friends can help too. ahead on the abc7 sunday morning news, the little black box that could change your driving habits. and it won't cost you anything except a little privacy. and here's the live look from our sutro cam. if you are tired of the cold, well, it is moving on. lisa argen will have your forecast in just a few. [ laughter ] he loves me. he loves me not. he loves me. he loves me not. ♪ he loves me! that's right. [ mom ] warm and flaky in 15, everyone loves pillsbury grands! [ girl ] make dinner pop! [ female announcer ] holiday cookies are a big job. everything has to be just right.
new basketball arena may be stopped before it even starts. a group opposed to the city supcy dieing more than-of the $448 million cost is stepping forward. sacramento taxpayers opposed to pork, or s. t. o.up, as its called, as enough initiative for the june 000 million let. it allows the public to vote the arena up or down. >> the okay the ridders are giving santa help this holidaysen. the team will besteining autographs before the game. it's part of the teens toys for tots toy drive. the teen kicked off the pin lift weekly signing autographs at hayward maul and they will be signing tomorrow night from six to 8:00 p.m.. this is a nice holiday
temperatures are warming up ? >> yes. a lot of people are looking forward to the game. we have fog. milder this morning, 47 downtown. i'll have a look how warm we will get and how long it will last next. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, the sharks get off to a slow start against the predators. could they make a third period come pick? we've got the highlights coming
picture of the by bridge. temperatures are better. our lisa argen will be along shortly with the full accuweather forecast. if you live in a big city like san francisco, it's possible you don't use your car that much. if you are one of those occasion until drivers, a local company has something just for you. abc7 news reporter jonathan bloom explains the new little gadget that could save you money. >> our goal is to make every car a connected smart car. >> it starts with this little black box. you plug it into the diagnostic port and connect with anup phone. >> it reads information on a sec by second basis. >> it can tell you down to the penny how much each trip costs you in goods. it watches your commute and gives you insight. >> i actually left 15 minutes earlier, it will save me ten minutes ady and 50 cents a day in gas. >> if you forgot where you parked or your consider is towed. >> the device has a gps unit in
it and a cellular modem so it can show you the position of the car at in point in time. >> the device is called a metronome. >> how much does it cost. >> it is free. >> they can make it free bus they are big for it by selling something else, consider insurance. by charging people on a per mile basis, if you, for example, are taking better oracle train to get to work during the week, only using your consider on the weekends, we can save people 40, 50%. it can add up to as much as $400 or $500 a year. >> it's taylor made for people in cities who drive less miles per year. the metronome tracks how much you drive, not how you drive, setting it apart from devices like snapshot from progressive. that sort of tracking is illegal in california and so is
snapshot. but pricing by mileage is legal, although it still needs sit approval before it can start selling insurance here. in the men time it's giving away the devices. >> the device will continue to be for free. if we can save people money with the insurance, that's great. >> metro mile is selling insurance in washington. abc7 news. let's check out ports. both the 49ers and the raiders are in action today. at 10:00 this morning the niners are in tampa to play the buccaneers and the raiders return home to play many former 49ers quarterback alex smith and the chiefs. kickoff is at 1:05. last night the sharks opened a three-game road trip in nashville. hears abc7 news sports anchor collin resch with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> good morning. the road has not been friendly to todd mclellan and the sharks this recent, especially
recently. five losses in the last six away from the center. the power play second period. and sharks relinquish two goals leads in recent weeks. shoe on the other foot foam night. didn't boyle. nashville takes it two-on-one, viktor stalberg under the pat of antti niemi. sharks last five of their lift six overall. 3-2, the final in music city am sa. florida sit's by the fifth largest margin in the modern ear are you. >> and the winner is winston, floor state university. >> he becomes the youngest highs
minnesota winner of and second redshirt freshman to win in as many years. aj mccarron finished second. when the defense was 23rd ranked gonzaga yesterday. remember stanford did it in a holiday tournament in late november. jim harbaugh would call it enthusiasm unknown to minnesota kind. 19 points begins the bulldogs. johnson smart off the bench. both career highs. stanford in the blowout. 73-45. they improve to 8-1. doubleheader. the speckty tore at the men's game. carbon copy of the women's game. in the passing lane and finish. 40-23 cardinals at the brick. four of the five starters for stanford had at least 15 points.
back door for the dunk. 15. ronled the way with 15. stanford shoots 59 percent and win 83-66. james harden back in berkeley. scored 26 in a win over the warriors friday not. a day off before the rockets play in sacramento today. richard solomon attacking the offensive glass. the birse just 4 of 19 from beyond the three-point arc. they were much better with the old-fashioned three-point play. the freshman gerard bird and ricky, and cal remains perfect at home. saint mary's in boise. bronko students going all in on the body theme. holt, 8 of 21 shooting. michael jordannesque on the fade. james walker iii went 14 the in the game. he protects the dribble, weaves, scores in traffic.
82-74. they have yet to lose. 8-0. i will be back to be at 5, 6, 9 and 11 with a recap and reaction from raiders and bucks and the raiders and chiefs. until then have a great day, everyone. >> go niners, go raiders, go sharks. >> yeah. big day today for the raiders. our friend alex smith is in town. >> yes. >> we like him. >> we like him but we want to meet him. >> exactly. live doppler 7hd this morning is quiet. boy, we wish we could pick up a few raid door returns. it is going to be another mild afternoon. in fact warmer than yesterday. our morning lows not as chilly and we are getting into some of the longest nights of the year with winter officially beginning next saturday at 9:00. the winter solstice. so until then, the date hours about nine hours 33 minutes, shrinking just by a couple minutes until we reach this and longer days after that. so we have that to look forward to from our roof camera this
morning. milder numbers from san francisco. but oakland 35 this morning. had a record yesterday of 31 degrees. but in the afternoon it managed 66 degrees for you folks in our near east bay. another milddy today. starting out chilly. 4 on the peninsula, 35 los gatos and half moon bay already at 41 degrees. so we are warmer, almost everywhere but take a look at these inland valley temperatures from our east by to the north by. it's chilly and we have fog from santa rosa, napa, even petaluma. 28. 30 fairfield and mid-30s livermore. it will be another spare the air day today. so it will be hazy out there and we will be looking for, once again, that big ridge of high pressure to dominate our weather. so that puts a lid on the atmosphere. not allowing for much mixing and the mild pattern, although it will begin to break down tuesday. we have above normal temperatures tuesday afternoon. beach has considered today and
tomorrow. timing not great bus the mildest day is this afternoon, tomorrow afternoon. so the beach will look pretty nice. but strong rip currents and which are looking at some pretty high surf out there. very dangerous for the surfers, as well. keep this in mind. pacific satellite we are looking at not only the high pressure to the west of us but to the east of us. this one is our dominant weather feature. we will look for it to stay with us. it begins to break down on tuesday. we will have a weak weather system pass overhead. it isn't until the middle part of the week when we get much cooler weather and gusty offshore winds. the short term, the warmer put earn developing, and no rain for the next week or so. possibly right through the middle of next -- the following week. so we are tucking the end of the year. 58 yosemite, 55 in tahoe. looking at those warmer afternoon readings starting out about 9 in truckee, 12 at the airport, mid-60s for monterey
and windy conditions southern california. santa ana winds gusting to 65 miles an hour. nearly 80 degrees in los angeles. so looking how mild it will be today. tomorrow san jose and then there's the drop as we head toward the middle of the week. then a recovery into next weekend. high temperatures today with the high clouds. low to mid-60s. even near 70 down around the south by and over into the east by, wow, 65 by about 4:00 in the afternoon. the accuweather sevendy forecast, spare the air and slightly cooler tuesday but wednesday still in the 60s. we have cool highs, breezy winds and back to dry and mild next weekend. >> and saturday is the start of winter? >> yes. 9:11 amason. >> thank you, lisa. coming up next, a huge mega-millions jackpot. why so many people remain hopeful to win more than half a billion dollars, despite really long odds made even longer by the lott
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♪ thank you grandma for the dolls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ i'm ninja kicking through the halls. ♪ ♪ i love it! ♪ mom's posting pictures on your wall. ♪ ♪ that's my kind of holiday. carolyn filler. flush. >> good morning, thanks for joining us. i'm carolyn tyler. good good morning, carolyn. there's fog in the north and east bay. overall that will clear quickly and a spare the air afternoon today with those hazy conditions. this morning not quite as frosty burks we still have numbers in the low 30s from the nor