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live where you live, this is abc 7 news. >> it's clear as a bell tonight as we look live from the east bay hills. but this weekend, it will be hot, dry and dusty, which means critical fire conditions across much of the bay area. good evening. thank you for joining us. i'm dan ashley. >> and i'm ama daetz. firefighters are on high alert. >> earlier a grass fire that spread into trees turned tonight's rush hour into san jose. >> it burned along 880 near mineta international airport. the highway patrol closed southbound lanes. officers allowed stranded drivers to make u-turns to get off the freeway. firefighters are battling a building fire that spread in western sonoma county. the flames have burned about one-half acre of grass after the
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fire started about 8:45 this evening. this is a ram camino ra set up to spot wildfires. crews credit extra staffing this weekend with helping them make, quote, good progress against the flames. the calendar might tell us it's early november, our fire conditions feel more like late summer. a red flag warning is in effect. hills around the bay area are warm and dry. abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel is here with more. sandhya? >> ama, fire danger is elevated with good reason. take a look at the wins right now. mount diablo gusting out of the north to 38 miles an hour. they've been steadily increasing. red flag warning for the north and east bay hills starts at 1:00 a.m. saturday for solano county at midnight, and it runs until 6:00 a.m. sunday. it's a north-northeasterly wind, gusts 50 to 60 miles per hour combined with very low humidity, which is concerning. so when we get that down sloping wind, watch what happens to the humidity levels. 6:00 a.m. tomorrow pretty good humidity. but when that wind continues to
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ramp up, down to the teens in places like fairfield, lake berryessa. we drop you down to the single digits by 4:00 p.m. saturday around playses like fairfield, which explains why that fire danger is rung high. ama? >> thank you, sandhya. and a red flag warning means fires can easily start and spread. download the abc 7 news app to get alerts if that happens. and you can customize the app geographically so we'll let you know if something is happening where you live. new at 11:00, a bart train cleaner sprang into action earl this week, saving a man with cpr. >> the unconscious man's lips had already turned blue by the time help arrived. katie uteh is at the station where he says he is not a hero. >> he says he is not hero, just in the right place at the right time. normally vincent works here at the millbrae bart station, but he happened to pick up an extra shift at the dublin pleasanton
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station, and that's where the man could have died. >> i wasn't supposed to be there. i was out eating with my family. >> vincent seals cleans bart trains at the end of the line. on sunday night he picked up an extra shift at the dublin-pleasanton station. >> one of my coworkers came down and started screaming someone's dead, someone's dead. >> instinctually, vincent rushed to the front car. >> i can't say what made me take action, but when i seen him and seen his eyes in the back of his head, i immediately jumped in there. and i had to do something. >> the 20-year-old man was unconscious, his lips already blue. >> that's when i picked him up and placed him on the floor. >> how long he performed cpr. >> straight down, straight down. >> he is unsure. >> it was just like i was focused on him at that time. i felt something taking me and say do you want me to take over? i said no, i got it. for some reason, i felt connected with him. >> it was a bart officer. she helped with breathing. the man was conscious when paramedics took him to the hospital. >> can you imagine saving
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somebody's life? a day that he is not even supposed to be here? >> vincent learned cpr at a previous job. his boss took cpr when she started at bart and would like to see the training offered to all employees again. >> it was offered. in 30 years i've been here, i've never had to use it. >> i was just here at the right time. so he is the hero for coming back and for fighting. he wanted to live. he wanted to survive. >> now because of patient privacy laws, vincent has no idea how the young man is doing. all he knows is that bart police told him that the man had just turned 20 years old on sunday. vincent says he'd like to connect with him to let him know that people do care, even strangers. live in millbrae, katie utehs, abc 7 news. >> a great story. thank you very much. the battle over rent control in santa cruz is getting more divisive tonight. what some people are calling a racially charged flier was handed out at a recent even focusing on the housing crisis
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in santa cruz county. abc 7 reporter amanda del castillo is live in the south bay. amanda? >> dan, i spoke with a man behind these controversial flyers. he tells me this has nothing to do with race. others aren't convinced. long-time landlord darius says it all started with his concern over measure m and a google search. >> googled gang images. i had some for aryan brotherhood and ms-13. >> he put them on flyers with the message meet your new neighbors. he says the posters were in response to a specific portion of measure m which would prevent landlords from evicting who bring in any number of families. >> when you rent a unit, how many people stay, there how many people with k be in the unit, that's a big problem. >> abc 7 news has chosen to blur the image. critic says his message is clear. >> he is talking to the like
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underlying racism that is very present in santa cruz that maybe people aren't willing to admit. >> hirshfield says when he showed up to an event addressing the housing crisis in the county, hirshfield only saw the flyer with ms-13 gang members, a move he says ultimately connects only people of color to crime. on friday, other measure m supporters marched against his actions. >> racist actions have to go, hey hey, ho ho. >> he is apologizing and understands now his actions were ill timed and his picture choice was in poor taste. still, he stands behind his message. hirshfield says measure m supporters don't want that apology. instead he said those who oppose the measure aren't doing enough to distance themselves from him. amanda del castillo, abc 7 news. >> thank you. count on abc 7 news for live
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coverage on tuesday. abc news network will have coverage of the biggest races around the country, beginning at 5:00 p.m. and we'll have live, local election coverage throughout the evening for you, including on abc 7 news at 9:00, on kofy tv 20, and then at 11:00 p.m. right here on abc 7. >> new developments now. oakland marriott workers have ratified an agreement to end their strike. more than 200 city center employees will go back to work tomorrow. they've been calling for better pay for nearly a month. this agreement does not impact san francisco or san jose marriott locations. in the north bay, northbound 101 lanes will shift overnight as part of the marin-sonoma narrows project. caltrans will shift traffic to a new alignment from the landfill exit. you can see where the shift is going to take place precisely, bringing the lanes closer to southbound traffic. speed limits in that area will be reduced. it will be finished and ready for commuters early tomorrow morning we're told.
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no additional lanes will be added. it's one of the most anticipated openers in all of california. we're talking about the start of recreational dungeness crab season here in the bay area. abc 7 news reporter kate larsen joins us from pillar point harbor in half moon bay, where everyone is counting down to their crab dinner. kate? >> hi there, ama. the crab season starts at midnight. you can see this parking lot here at half moon bay is full of trucks and rvs. lots of people to start crabbing. now since it's illegal for one more hour, i can not show you an actual dungeness, but i can show you this nifty crab ruler that shows you at least how big the dungeness must be if you're going to catch them and keep them. >> we spent the last two weeks getting the bet ready here for crab season. so it's a brand-new boat that we just got. we brought it up from san diego. so it's been about eight dines water. this is the crew that was on the boat for the whole trip. a lot of people on a small boat.
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and spent the last two weeks getting ready. >> you're not sick of each other yet? >> i can't answer that! >> for the past 20 years, woody woodward has spent the first week of november in half moon bay fishing for crabs. >> beginning this season we're not taking anything less than likely a 7-inch. >> that would be a jumbo dungeness. >> people are nuts for it. they love it. >> whoa! >> but it's not all about the crab. woody introduced me to some of his friends at the pier and their giant game of jenga which is not as easy as it looks with wind flowing off the pacific. >> oh! >> we may not catch crab tomorrow or tonight. but just bringing everybody together, it's nice to have everybody come together. >> any time of really oily fish is the best thing to use for fish. >> take this, chop it up, put it in the bag, in the crab pot. >> exactly. >> by the time the sunset, woody's new crab fishing rig was ready. now all that's leftnd see if th crawling towards the bait.
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>> we drop at 12:01, and then we'll tell you in the morning. >> commercial crab fishing season starts here on november 15th. so whether you're catching them yourself or buying them at the store, i am told that boiling the crabs upside down in just some salt and fresh garlic and eating them straight out of the pots, like they be l be tomorrow, is the way to go. in half moon bay, i'm kate larsen, abc news. >> sounds good. >> definitely. an exclusive on the elections next week. some opponents raise questions about how santa clara sheriff lori smith sought out endorsements. was it improper? no longer fearless. an iconic sculpture is transformed to send a powerful message. all that's ahead. first what's coming up next on jimmy kimmel live. >> on tonight's show, we say so many words. how many games in a row would the lakers have to lose for you to unretire, for you to come back to the team?
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to real fireworks in the santa clara county sheriffs race with the election next week. sheriff laurie smith's opponents are raising questions about how how she sought endorsements. >> two of the opponents allege smith improperly tried to hand out political favors in exchange for their support. i-team reporter dan noyes is here with the story you'll see only on abc 7 news. dan? >> ama, dan, john hirokawa was once second in command to sheriff laurie smith. now he is providing the toughest challenge ever to laurie smith, who has held the office for almost 20 years. this story began when martin monica called me three weeks ago. he says after that loss, sheriff laurie smith and her second in command, undersheriff rick sung met martin at this peet's coffee, trying to get him to
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publicly endorse her. >> she brought internal documents that have jobs for us to apply for and get. >> she also said well, you can do this one here, or, you know, whatever you apply to, give me a call, use my name and we'll get you there. >> after martin monica says laurie smith sent this text saying hi, martin, have i some info for your son. so do you have some time to meet again? also, thank you so much for endorsing me. but he is not endorsing laurie smith. >> it wasn't the right thing to do. i vote for people that i believe will do the correct job. >> former lieutenant for sheriff says he saw something in wrong with his meeting with rick sung at agave restaurant across from city hall. >> the sheriff would like to know if you would endorse her. >> he said sung made an offer he believed came on behalf of the sheriff. >> what if we brought you back as a captain. and i said, well, that's interesting. >> after that meeting, salcido sent a meeting to the district
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attorney, requesting a confidential meeting regarding unethical if not illegal actions by laurie smith during the current cycle. i've experienced offers from sheriff smith in exchange for support. john chase from the d.a.'s public integrity unit answered not everything that is unethical or even illegal is a crime. and later declined to investigate. did he indicate that this is just the way things -- >> he did say this is politics. you've been involved in politics long enough to know that it goes on all the time. i said well that doesn't make it right. >> john chase declined an interview but sent a statement. the promised promotions under the circumstances they were allegedly made could not be proved to be crimes. sheriff laurie smith declined to be interviewed but messaged me that this desperate last-minute mudslinging is lie. you can smell the desperation coming from my opponent and his supporters. her opponent john hirokawa tells
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me he hasn't raised this issue while campaigning, even though he heard the stories from the other candidates months ago. >> let's try to get those votes based on the merits of who john hirokawa is versus trying to disparage the incumbent about her tactics. >> late tonight, undersheriff rick sung sent me a message on facebook that josal seed doe was a bald faced liar. i did not and would not offer him a position there are so many interesting races to watch across the country and right here at home. >> really. fiery. >> that is fiery. thanks, dan, very much. a powerful protest against gun violence was held in new york city today. the fearless girl statue was adorned with a bulletproof vest reading fearful girl. the gun control advocacy group change the ref was behind the display. patterns of a boy who was killed in the parkland shooting founded the organization. let's focus on the weekend weather forecast. it still feels awfully warm. >> it really does.
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sandhya patel is here with what's coming our way. >> we're going to see warmer weather tomorrow, and then we're going down after that. dan and ama, i want to show you a sunset that is worth checking out over and over again from our su sutro tower camera. you see the colors thanks to the high clouds that were passing through our region. temperatures a good 4 to 8 degrees below where they were yesterday. we did have fog earlier this morning, but we're going to go in the other direction. as this wind, take a look here, the wind is going to pick up out of the north-northeast. we're already starting to see it over mount diablo. it's a down sloping wind, and that helps to push the temperatures up. that's also what's going to keep our fire danger up. as the temperatures rise, tomorrow you might want to think about heading to the coast. a bright and sunny beach forecast. santa cruz 83 degrees, sunshine, mild to warm. stinson beach, 1. baker beach, 70. it's november. not too often that people around the country can say this. half moon bay, 69.
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pacifica, 70 degrees. and if you're going to monterey, 71 degrees. live doppler 7 right now showing a few high thin passing clouds. right now those temperatures are still in the comfort zone with 50s and 60s. a live look from our east bay hills camera, as we look clearly across the bay. visibility is good right now. fire danger elevated this weekend. sunny and warmer tomorrow afternoon. and just a reminder, daylight saving time ends sunday morning. so you want to foul back one hour. in the hills it will be windy, but for the rest of you no solano in the hills, calm, temperatures to the mid 40s to the mid-50s. you will need to dress in layers for the morning hours. for the afternoon you can pretty much shed those. look at the temperatures. south bay close to 90 degrees. gilroy, 88. 82 in san jose. 81 san jose, cupertino 83 degrees. low 80s from palo alto to menlo park. 77, millbrae. 69, half moon bay. 70 in pacifica. downtown san francisco, 76 degrees. 69 in the sunset district.
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60s, 70s along the coast in the north bay. most of the rest of you in the 80s. sausalito, 78. 83, san rafael. 84, is an rose that. heading into the east bay temperatures above average. 82 hercules. inland areas, it is going to be warm. it's going to feel a lot warmer than what you're used to for this time of year. 86 in livermore. 85 in pleasanton. once again, a reminder. fall back one hour saturday night before going to bed. daylight saving time ends. enjoy that extra hour of sleep and the extra hour in the early morning hours. sunrise saturday:37. sunday it comes up earlier, 6:38. it's a warmer pattern for saturday. but don't worry, sunday the temperatures are going down. the sea breeze will pull the numbers down. and then holding steady for monday. election day it's a little cooler but bright, and feeling like fall. you can download that accuweather app. >> yeah, check out the temperatures. it's definitely going to feel like late
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watch this, now. crews rescuing a hiker from a sheer vertical face of a mountain in yosemite. the rescue last week was joint effort between the chp and the yosemite crews. the hiker from colorado coming into the helicopter now slip and fell on mount watkins. he tumbled about 50 feet before his safety rope caught him. his arms and legs were both hurt so he could not get down the mountain himself and needed to be rescue. but at least that safety rope held. >> absolutely. scary. all right. time to get to sports. >> larry beil is here. >> even the rescue makes me kesey. whoa. in sports, klay thompson did not go for 50 tonight. sorry. but he did heat up when it mattered the most.
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abc 7 sports sponsored by river rock casino. >> good evening. the warriors were trying to extend their winning streak to seven games, hosting minnesota. the t-wolves, a bunch of bickering stars. jimmy butler did play after missing a game with general body soreness. i have got general body soreness after years of shouting like this with authority. that's damian jones, will that will get you sore. warriors hit 12 of their first 15 shots. kevin durant, i slam, therefore i am. a little descartes knowledge for you. we're big on the philosophy. jimmy butler, so sore. i'm sore! he had 21. you heard the term shooters bounce, steph curry, he's got it. 28 for curry. warriors were up three at the half. and then andrew wiggins just took over.
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13 points in the third. timberwolves led by four after three. klay thompson says time to shut this down. the dubs take the lead. they do not look back. overwhelming the t-wolves, 22 for clay. 116-99. warriors have won seven straight. conversely, there is already trouble in laker land. magic not happy. espn reporting magic johnson admonished coach luke walton, emphasized the lakers need to win sooner, not later. so much for the patient approach they discussed in training camp. >> do you feel like management is going to give you the latitude to be patient? >> i feel like i have a great relationship with management, yes. >> do you feel like you have job security? >> i feel like coming down h h here to do my job and don't feel like going into it right now. >> that wasn't awkward at all, right? i love magic. we're friends. you know who has a lot of friends, nick mullens, now
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verified on twitter. jon gruden, he identified what was the problem last night. >> i think we gave up six plays for 240 yards. six plays yielded 240 yards. and that cannot happen. and it continues to be a big part of our problem. we have to fix it. and i know people are saying when are you going to fix it? well, we're trying. >> abc 7 sports sponsored by river rock casino. gruden will never have luke walton's look. walton's look. you know why? proposition 11 solves two issues. first, it continues to pay paramedics while we're on break. second, it ensures the closest ambulance can respond if you call 9-1-1. vote yes on 11.
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