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hundreds of homes gone. and the wildfire devastating butte county continues to burn. chances are you are going to smell the smoke this morning. it is bringing terrible air quality to the bay area. two wildfires in southern california destroying homes. strong winds making it even worse. so we don't have a lot of good news for you i'm sad to say on this friday morning, november 9th. >> we want to focus on the fire burning through butte county. let's check in with mike about the air quality. what does it mean for the bay area, mike? >> like you guys mentioned, it is just nasty out less you geti. this caught my attention because of what we were looking at as we
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drove by. that's not fog. that is not haze. that is smoke in the lights on the western span of the bay bridge. right now unless you live south of the san mateo bridge, you have unhealthy air. it means all of us, not for the most susceptible. it means all of us are breathing unhealthy air unless you're in the south bay. here's a look at your planner for today. it's just going to stay this way all day. hazy sunshine. warmer than average temperatures. and our first sweurpbt spawinte air. none of us should be burning any wood today. that would just add to the problem. let's talk about the morning commute some more. here's alexis. >> i do want to talk about road closures due to that fire. let's take you out to our traffic maps. significant roadways are closed, including highway 70. skyway is closed. highway 99 from state route 149 to 9th. be in that area, you are
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encouraged to stay away. and the same thing that mike just described in the bay area, we have all the smoke from the campfire from the fires all around butte county. there we go. you can see the the haze under the lamps on the san mateo bridge too. that will be participa of your commute this morning. next traffic updates in 10 minutes. thanks, alexis. more now on the breaking news of an out of control wildfire that's threatening chico this morning. it. >> has burned through the city of paradise and other communities in butte county. you can see the campfire on this map. it spread quickly yesterday and destroyed paradise. megalia, butte, creek county, butte valley are all under evacuation orders. we have seen several videos like this. people trying to get out. 40,000 people have been evacuated. the fire has destroyed 1,000 buildin buildings. we know many of those buildings are homes.
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20,000 acres have already burned. high winds in butte county making the campfire even worse. >> take a look at this firenado o our reporter captured last night, neil road west of paradise. behind us you can really see it. the streak of red in the center showing you how powerful the spot fire is. laura says when the winds picked up, it looked like flames were leaping hundreds of feet into the air. >> hard to believe she was able to capture that and stay safe at the same time. north bay, no school for students in santa rosa junior high because of the heavy smoke from the campfire. all campuses closed including two santa rosa kputsz, petaluma closed because of the poor air quality. >> much more on the campfire at abc7news.com. you can find more on that
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firenado there on our website. now onto more breaking news.fanh southernne of em is close shoong c kler live with details. >> one of the fires is burning near thousand oaks miles from the mass shooting. it forced mandatory evacuations. miles away from the hill fire, firefighters are also battling the woolsy fire, which has grown to 8,000 acres this morning with zero containment. 15 homes have been destroyed. 75,000 homes have been evacuated in l.a. and ventura countys. >> when we came certain homes that were, because of the winds, blowing fire from one home to the next. >> unfortunately strong santa ana winds are expected to continue with gusts up to 50
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miles per hour. so far no fatalities or severe injuries reported. matt keller, abc 7 news. >> matt, thank you. more breaking news. this time out of north carolina. reports of an active shooter at top sale high school in hampstead. as soon as we hear anything of course we will let you know. for the mass shooting in thousand oaks, investigators are searching for the answer on a lot of people's minds, why did he do it. the gunman toss aid smoke bomb into the borderline bar & grill in thousand oaks and then opened fire late wednesday night. we heard stories of heroes breaking windows to use them as escape routes. >> our friends got the bar stools and they started slamming it against the windows so we could get out. >> the lone shooter was 28-year-old ian david long, a u.s. marine corps. veteran. he killed himself after killing 12 people at the club's college night >> we are learning a lot more about some of those victims. this is justin meek.
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he had recently graduated from nearby california lutheran university. the school praised him for saving lives during the shooting. and koeldy coffman loved baseball and served as chief umpire for a youth league. he leaves behind two younger brothers. marine corps. veteran dan manrique helped with a group called team red white and blue. another victim, blake dingman. he played baseball in high school, grew up in thousand oaks. jake dunham died along with his friend that i just showed you. so these two were friends. blake and jake, both young men enjoyed offroad vehicles together. i want to show you another victim. sean adler worked as a bouncer at borderline. a friend told abc 7 news adler just fulfilled a dream by opening his own coffee shop is called rivalry roasters.
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ventura county sheriff's deputy ron helus lost his life. he was on the phone with his wife when shots came over the radio. 21-year-old noel sparks was active in her church. a friend praised sparks for helping others. she graduated high school in the north bay last year. abc 7 news reporter cornell bernard was at a vigil for sparks last night. >> it hurts when it hits home for sure. >> reporter: friends lit candles to remember alaina housely. her family owns a long-time grocery store. she was a teenager who was going places. >> she was the most amazing person. she had such a future ahead of her. >> reporter: alaina was a freshman at pepperdine university. she and friends were at a bar in thousand oaks when a gunman opened fire. alaina was among the 12 victims killed.
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♪ they filled the soccer field in napa for where alaina graduated last spring. >> we pray for the families. we pray for the victims. >> she's the athlete that never stops trying. she's the student who never stops studying. >> if you ever needed a friend, she was the one to go to. if you ever had problems, she would be there for you. >> reporter: congressman mike thompson made this call to action. >> to resolve that we will do everything in our power to put an end to this senseless violence. >> reporter: the housely family said we want to honor alaina by focusing on how she lived her life. she would have insisted it be respectful with an eye towards solving senseless shootings. >> her grandfather said he was deeply moved by the service here at the high school. the loss of his granddaughter is
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too deep to describe. cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> you are never more than 7 minutes away from a accuweather forecast. coming up on 5:09. 36 in lafayette. dublin and pleasanton at 39. even cooler tomorrow morning, these temperatures. mid-40s most neighborhoods. up to concord, or to 47. 52, antioch. berwyn, 44 degrees. san francisco, 58. same thing at pacifica. you hit the 40s around mountain view. 46 and 42 in san jose. oh, yeah. it's freezing cold right now in novato. 32 degrees. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. i put the winds on there not because they're fast but they are coming out of th the smoke. it will be dangerous on the beach, exercising or playing on the bay because of the poor air quality. san francisco will be gorgeous as far as the temperatures. 55 this morning. mid to upper 60s this afternoon. 56 this evening. east bay, 54 this morning.
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near 70 at noon. low 70s this afternoon. down to 57 at 8:00. and our last stop will be the north bay. starting off cold. 48 at 8:00. low to mid-70s this afternoon. back down into the 40s as early as 8:00. we'll take a look at the weekend forecast coming up next. here's alexis. good morning, mike. very few incidents to talk about so far on the roads. just one issue here i want to update you on in the east bay. they did just update the location a built. it was a disabled vehicle. past 238. i think that is on 238 just before you get to 880. that's what the backup is telling us too. partially blocking the right lane. emergency crews still heading to the scene. you are heavy into the castro valley stretch. a stackup in the cash lanes on either side of the bay bridge toll plaza. no metering lights yet. 15 to 20 minutes before that happens. >> thanks alexis. a west coast airport is about to let some people go beyond the checkpoint wit
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>> streetlights in the south bay were supposed to help bring the
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i wanted to show you the air quality today which is unhealthy for about two-thirds of the bay area. if you have outdoor activities, put them off until tomorrow if you can. that's when the air will be healthier. it will stay that way hopefully through sunday when spare the air may drop.
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a red flag warning may be issued. we'll talk more about that coming up >> in the north bay, a fawn that got stuck in a fence is now free thank to a fairfax police officer. the lieutenant here helped the deer yesterday. the police department posted this video from his body cam. he covered the fawn's eyes with a blanket so the animal would calm down and used his baton to separate the deer from the fence. the deer does have a cut on his leg but is otherwise going to be all right the giants celebrated the life of willie mccovey at at&t park yesterday. is. >> the transplant from mobile, alabama adopted the bay area as his home in 1959. he instantly became a fan favorite. >> we're all excited the first day when he got the four hits incident was like from day one he became everybody i knew's favorite player. >> i idolized willie mays but i
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was left handed. my first glove was a first baseman's glove. as much as i wanted to be like may, i had to stretch like mac. >> hall of famers willie mays, orpbd halloween. he was 80 years old. >> one person has died from eating turkey tainted with salmonella. so far there have been no product recalls. but health officials are warning people to make sure their meet, especially turkey, is thoroughly cooked. google is changing its sexual misconduct policies one week after world wide employee walkout. the changes announced in a memo by sin dar pa khaoeu will make it optional for individual sexual harassment and all the claims. and the company will provide more information to statute
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about investigations and their outcomes. last night google employees at offices around the world walked out to protest big payouts for executives accused of harassment and other miss behavior. >> special counsel robert mueller and his team are in the process of writing a final report into russian meddling during the 2016 election. >> bay area cities and other cities around the country are taking part in rallies to protect muller. abc 7 news was in san jose where representative zoe lava republican joined the rally. protesters are worried about the forced resignation of attorney general jeff sessions who had recused himself from the investigation. president trump has appointed sessions chief of staff matthew whisker as the acting attorney general. >> protesters gathered at civic center in san francisco. billionaire activist tom desire made an appearance. he had been calling to impeach president trump for the past year. the protests were organized by
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moveon.org and took place at 5:00 local time all across the country. fda creating new rules to keep flavored cigarettes and vaping products away from teens. the new policy is expected to be announced as early as next week. fda told the journal they want to stop underaged vaping. the new policy will include tougher age verification controls for online sales. the next time you fly to seattle, a friend or family member could meet you right at the gate. they have launched a pilot program to allow local residents beyond the security checkpoints even if they don't have a ticket. pe expere everything allow that sea-tac has to offer. it is the first time in 17 years that people can get through security without a ticket. >> no. the lines of security. we don't need it. okay. san jose and 20 other cities are suing the fcc. marry car dough published an op-ed claiming a new mandate
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prevents city from installing smart street light poles which provide internet connection to low income areas. >> it is a source of shame that here we are in the heart of silicon valley and we have probably 100,000 people who don't have any broadband access at home. we know that that's a huge barrier to economic opportunity, educational opportunity. and we've got to get through this if we're going to be able to broaden prosperity in this valley. >> the fcc's new rule limits how much local government can charge for smart pole service. the mayor says this undermine's the ability to negotiate with service providers. we have to talk about that high fire danger. boy, it is really difficult to breathe here even in the city of san francisco. the fire is pretty far away from us. the entire bay area being affected.
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>> leave a building, leave your car. smack you right in the face. yesterday was one of the first days in a while. we had to keep them shut because of the smoke. here's a look at san rafael. you can see the haze off in the distance as we look southbound 101. the fire danger until 7:00. it is just going to be spare the air that will take over the rest of the day with that warm sunshine. haze will linger tonight thanks to this bone dry air out there. guess what, the fire danger could return saturday night and again sunday as another wave of winds rolls through. won't be as fast or as long as the one we have dealt with but it's possible. look at these temperatures. if you could go outside and wanted to spend time outside, upper 60s to mid-70s from half moon bay, santa cruz. 69 in san francisco. 71 to about 75 for the rest of us. look at all the mid to upper 30s
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in inland valleys. low to mid-40s around the bay. san francisco milder at 48. my accuweather seven-day forecast. temperatures pretty much in the mid, maybe even a few upper 60s along the coast. low to mid-70s all the way through next thursday. bone dry out there. bad air, alexis. >> it is terrible. you can see some of that showing up on the visibility layer. today it is smoke. taking you into one of our only issues we have had blocking. northbound 238, connector to southbound 880. we had a disabled vehicle partially blocking the right lane. chp has cleared that from the area. you are stop and go from castro valley. it cleared early enough that that should be able to recover. san mateo bridge. the smoke and haze under the lamps, the lights on the bridge. it is not good out there this morning. definitely going to be part of your commute, whether you're using mass transit or driving.
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earlier road work. having a hard time bouncing back. 580, tracy to dublin, 59 minutes. mission still on the green, 16. 101 to cupertino, looking great at 14 minutes. alexis, thank you. gma's first look. police released video they want to talk to in connection with the disappearance of a 13-year-old. >> reporter: in this morning's gma first look, police are trying to identify the man seen in this surveillance video as they investigate the case of missing 13-year-old tanya aguilar. >> this individual may have information because as far as we can tell he's the only person who is on foot at that time of day. that time of the morning in the area. >> reporter: the man was seen walking toward the mobile home part an hour before aguilar's disappearance from the front yard of her home. a helpful tip led to the stolen suv they believe was used in her the woods.
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investigators and canine units searching for clues and possible information. >> this is one piece that will lead us to the rest of the puzzle. and the latest on the investigation coming up at 7:00 a.m. with your gma first look, i'm linsey davis, abc news, new york. take a look at this. a driver rammed their car into a building in san jose after possibly stepping on the wrong pedal. a ford thunderbird rammed into a building yesterday morning. the fire department says the driver was okay. kaiser said the building is not used for treating patients. some of the people who were inside the building were checked out in the hospital's emergency room. next, the 7 things you need to know as you start your day. and an update on the troubled transit center. it has been closed
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here are the 7 things to know before you go. number one, more than 40,000 people had to evacuate their homes because of the campfire near chico. it has grown to 20,000 acres. 1,000 structures have been destroyed. many of them homes in paradise. >> and number two, let me tell you about the fire danger. it goes until 7:00. the red flag warning still out there. there may be another one issued for sunday, saturday night into sunday. i want to focus on what's going to happen when you step outside. look at all this red. unhealthy air for all of us right now. >> number three in the bay area under a smoke advisory because of the campfire. oakland schools are keeping kids inside today because of the poor air quality. santa rosa junior college is closing all of its kputsz today. >> number four, we're not alone. two larg sthcafoiao fng evacuations. the hill fire started yesterday afternoon and has burned 10,000
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acres. >> the other fire is the woolsy fire and it has burned 8,000 acres. >> last night hundreds of people in thousand oaks mourned 12 people killed in the mass shooting there. one victim, 18-year-old alaina housely graduated from vintage high school in napa earlier this year.% >> and number 6, one of two men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire is due back in court. almena's attorneys are expected to ask a judge to reconsider a plea bargain that was initially rejected. >> a quiet start on the roads. so far so good as far as incidents are concerned. we are filling in the bay bridge toll plaza. we have not received word that the metering lights are on. >> coming back with another 90 minutes of news, including how oakland police are turning to the community to fight hate. also thanksgiving is less than two weeks. and gearing up to help hundreds of families in need. >> a live look outside. it is not a bad idea to bring
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40,000 people evacuated. 1,000 structures destroyed. and the strong winds continue. new video shows the devastation from the campfire that is now threatening chico. take a look at this. that is smoke from the fire covering the bay area. that is what a lot of us are breathing in this morning. and i am just telling you right nw, i'm having one of those masks not a bad idea. in southern california, two wildfires burning. they are also destroying homes. winds kicking up in the past few hours as well. it is just horrific to watch all of this. and o
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smell everywhere. good morning to you. sit friday, november 9th. obviously there is a lot going on. we want to start with the terrible air quality that you will see in the bay area today. mike, i think it is worse this morning than when we went to bed. >> that is a good observation. what happens is a cap develops in the atmosphere. the warm air rises. the cooler air sinks to take its place. it is dragging the smoke down. it concentrates it into lower levels. you can see it on visibility layer. two miles because of the smoke in santa rosa and around san francisco and sfo. and it is just palpable outside. i mean it's awful. you can taste it, smell it, see it on walnut creek. i was driving down 680, happened to be in the area. couldn't even see mount diablo because it was so thick. we have a spare the air day. i'll show you that in less than 7 minutes.
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upper 60s at noon. mid-60s at the coast. low 70s around 4:00. alexis? okay. a quick update on the bay bridge toll plaza. the metering lights turned on 5:25 the official time. we are just hearing about a new crash. southbound 101 before you get to grant avenue. we have a semi and three other vehicles involved. so at least three lanes are blocked right now. possibly injuries too. i will definitely follow up on that one momentarily. on the other side of the bay, disabled vehicle 880 near a street. all right. thanks so much is, alexis. an apocalyptic wildfire raging through butte county called the campfire. thousands of structures being affected. >> the smoke that you are waking up to, abc 7 news reporter matt breaking news. >> that smoke is really awful. frightening video from pwaoult
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county. the fire heading toward chico. new evacuations overnight. one evacuation center full. fires surrounding the vehicle. so many homes in paradise are burning. estimated to be 1,000 right now. the raging inferno is wiping out a whole community. >> this actually, the wind, caused its own wind. all of a sudden you get whirlwinds. the dust and the dirt and the ash were getting in your eyes and just burning. incident was really crazy wind. i've never been in that kind of wind before. scary. >> reporter: both lanes of neil road to the west of town were converted the outgoing direction so people could evacuate the area. many only able to grab their loved ones, their pets and themselves. soes freewo be he o wout. several people injured, including firefighters. matt keller, abc 7 news. matt, thank you.
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here are more images from the campfire blowing through paradise in a matter of hours. this is the mcdonald's before and after it burned to the ground. the only thing left there is that sign in front of the restaurant. this photo was shared by the oakland firefighters strike team sent to butte county. >> they are in beauty county to help with the campfire. they sent out votes and videos of their trucks hitting the road. strike teams are made up of five fire engines. >> sayre bnb is activating open homes programs like this one. >> we will talk about the horrible air quality hitting so much of us. i looked up the air quality in beijing, which is good this morning. oakland, santa rosa. all the smoke from butte county
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moving into the bay area cities. >> it's so alarming. satellite image gives you a bird's-eye view of how bad the smoke really is. you can see it here. certainly you can smell it everywhere you tkpwho this morning. amy? >> reporter: good morning, jessica. i just interviewed the spokesperson at west contra costa. all kids will be moved inside today. no p.e. outside, recess, lunch, it's all coming in. that's because of the bad air quality. they want to keep the kids safe. take a look at the air quality, what it did to the skies in the east bay here yesterday. look at the orange haze. schools in the region, they're adjusting. and the school district spokesperson said he wants parents to know the final call of course is up to them. >> one of the things we want to make sure parents understand is that if they have concerns about their children's health, we
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encourage them to consult their health care provider and keep their children home if that's what makes them feel comfortable. >> watch this time lapsed video. the blanket of smoke rolling into the bay area. it really puts it in perspective. here in this school district, they have three high school teams in the playoffs. they would love to practice today. they're hoping to get to play their games this weekend. one tonight, two tomorrow night. they will be watching the wind. the air-conditioning and looking to see if the wind changes. then they will decide at the time. true game time decision on whether those will happen or whether or not to cancel them because of the air quality. amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> amy, thank you. in southern california, two large fires are burning in ventura county. those are forcing evacuations also. >> the hill fired fire started yesterday afternoon and has burned 10,000 acheers.
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this is new video burning overnight. the hill fire has forced a handful of communities to evacuate and shut down part of highway 101. >> a live look at the second fire in ventura county. it has burned 8,000 acres. they are using sky is map 7 technology. such an important thoroughfare in southern californa, highway 101. homes have been destroyed. 30,000 homes are threatened school. >> stay on top of the fires with our abc 7 news app. sit free. be sure to enable push alerts to get breaking news updates. the fires are burning in ventura county. ventura county also where that horrific mass shooting happened
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in thousand oaks yesterday morning. hundreds of people gathered last night to honor the 12 victims shot at the borderline bar & grill. >> police are continuing to dig deeper into the suspect's background. stephanie ramos has more. >> reporter: authorities have been scrubbing the allege gunman's past looking for clues as to why he would open fire, killing so many. they learned he had recently been cleared after an incident at his home. a community shattered. hundreds coming together to remember the 12 people killed late wednesday when a gunman opened fire inside a packed southern california bar during college night. gunshots and then chaos. authorities say 28-year-old ian david long, a former marine, walked into the bar with a legally purchased .45 caliber
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glock handgun and opened fire. >> personally got grazed. that was after i had watched him shoot the three people in the front who were all my friends. >> reporter: one of his friends survived the las vegas massacre last year. and so did this woman's son. >> my son was in las vegas with a lot of his friends, and he came home. he didn't come home last night, and i don't want prayers. i don't want thoughts. i want gun control. >> reporter: the suspect was found dead inside the bar. police believe 6th shot himself. authorities say 6th used an extended magazine, which is illegal in california, but that allowed him to fire more than 10 bullets at a time. in washington, stephanie ramos, abc news. >> one of the victims killed in thousand oaks is an 18-year-old woman from napa. alaina housely was a freshman at pepperdine university. she graduated from vintage high school earlier this year.
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>> democrats are looking into gun laws when they take the house in january. the measures would win -- could win approval in the house next year. but they will face opposition from the republican-controlled senate and the white house. we have put together a list of resources to help you deal with violence, mental health and veterans issues. go to abc7news.com/takeaction to find your ally. you're never more than 7 minutes away from my accuweather forecast. here's an updated map. uki ukiah, fort ross, very unhealthy air. the red is unhealthy for all of us, which covers about 60% of our bay area neighborhoods. moderate is okay to breathe. we really don't have a choice, do we? we have to go outside and get the m 95 air masks.
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visibility layer is not fog. petaluma. 34 in american canyon. 36 in lafayette, 58 san francisco, 44 san jose. a look at some of the smoke on the western span of the bay bridge. as far as your commute planner, weather-wise, everything will be fine. no rain. visibility is not low enough that it will impede your sight lines. here's a look at the peninsula. 70s this afternoon. 55 into the afternoon hours. one last look, east bay valley, in the 40s. 70 at noon. low to mid-70s this afternoon. everybody needs a jacket. much cooler during the evening hours. down to 58 degrees at 8:00. i'll show you cleaner air but danger comes back tomorrow night. i'm tell you about that coming up. phere's alexis. what are you seeing? >> unfortunately, it sounds like
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we have a big problem southbound 101 before you get to grant avenue. we have a multivehicle crash. not 100% sure on the details. we have possibly two cars and two semis involved. and i think we have injuries involved here too. we have about three lanes blocked southbound 101. that is not great. we have emergency crews just heading there. they are calling for an ambulance as well. we also have i believe a disabled vehicle blocking the middle lane. you are heavy from north 238 and 238 slow from an earlier disabled vehicle as well. a quick check outside. 87 heading towards the airport, you can see all the smoke and haze. it will definitely be part of your commute today. next traffic update in just about 10 intyle. the a
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all right. take a look at what's going on. air quality unhealthy right now. if you have outdoor activities, see if you can postpone until tomorrow when the air quality will clean up just a little bit. we'll talk more about our next chance of a high fire danger in
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the accuweather seven-day forecast. let's get more news. >> mike, if you're heading down south this weekend, things are not looking better there. we want to show you a live look coming in from southern california. this is the woolsy firey fire. this particular one is burning close to highway 101. in fact, just moments ago we have learned highway 101 has been closed in both directions. 8,000 acres have burned. several homes have burned overnight. new evacuation orders under way. again, just one of two fires burning in that particular area. >> in the east bay, happening today, one of two men charged in the deadly ghost ship warehouse fire is back in court. >> derrick almena's attorneys are going to ask the judge to reconsider a plea bargain after it was rejected.
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the other defendant plans to take his case to trial. the criminal trial is scheduled for next april. engineers expected to get pwhreupl results next week of tests on the cracks that have closed the salesforce transit center in san francisco. at a city hall meeting, samples from two cracked support beams are being examined at a lab in new york. they plan to meet there with experts to review the findings and determine a possible fix to the problem. the transit center has been closed 44 days. that's as long as it was open before crews discovered the cracks. in the south bay, a expansion to stay competitive. is the shoppers this holiday season will start to enjoy it. valley fair has already renovated the existing mall with
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its 200 stores. the center sports mosaic tiles and newly designed seating. it is all happening at a time when some malls are dying. shoppers save they're glad valley fair is folk used on staying relevant. >> i was thinking that when i heard about the money they were spending. i figured they must have done some research to know people like to conjugate and come somewhere particularly at the holidays and feel good about spending money and having a sense of community as opposed to staying home and ordering online. the expansion should be complete by spring. soon you will be able to hail a driverless mercedes to run errands in san jose. daimler and bosh will announce it the second half of next year. select users in the san carlos stevens creek corridor between downtown and west san jose will have access to this. service will run villa app from daimler mobility is services. the cars will have a safety driver and can be picked up from a designated location.
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then the vehicles will drive automatically to the user's destination. the future is here. >> it's a fancy future. >> i guess so. >> well, it has a safety driver, though. >> it does. >> it won't feel too crazy. >> all right. let's throw tips out there. we are all suffering from the smoke. let's give su ideas on what to do. the obviously one, limit being outside as much as possible. don't forget your pets. bring them indoors. they are just is as likely to get ill from this smoke as we are. put the heater or the ac, depending what time of day, on recirculate. i did that this morning. for some reason my car kicks it off. ist was almost instantaneous i could smell the smoke. wear the n 95 mask. thal help also. just look at the smoke. we could have delays at sfo because of the low visibility caused by the smoke. it's about 2 miles right now. keep an eye on that.
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unhealthy air and warm again this afternoon. our first winter spare the air. nobody should be burning in the first place. poor air quality. no burning in that respect also. fire danger could return tomorrow night through sunday. it will be high and dry the next seven days. upper 60s along the coast into san francisco. 71 to 75 everywhere else. home phopblg tphaoeuzed air mass. light breezes tonight, clear, bone dry air colder than this morning. mid 30s to mid-40s exempt for san francisco, upper 40s. sunday, veterans day. could be a high fire danger. pretty nice conditions. we stay in those same temperatures and stay dry through thursday. alexis. >> all right. if you are tryingetsfo, southbo get there. we have a multicar crash before grant avenue north of the airport there. the three right lanes are blocked. this will be a sig-alert
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shortly. selfie, two sedans and a pickup involved in this crash. they are calling for tow trucks and ambulance to the scene. those are about all the details i have right now. obviously you don't want to be late for your flight. cut over 380, use 280 to get around and come up from the south this morning. a quick check outside. walnut creek, southbound 680, looking okay north of 24. as mike and everyone has been talking about, the air quality is terrible. it is impacting your visibility as well. >> it truly is. alexis, thank you. new at 6:00, muni promising that relief is coming sooner for people crammed on the old metro trains >> another local politician has visions of a presidency in 2020. >> former first lady michelle obama gets very personal in
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you may have heard the commercial and it's true. alzheimer's walk. we'll be over by noon. hopefully raise tens, maybe hundreds of thousands of dollars. thanks, mike. for the first time former first lady michelle obama is opening up about the struggle she endured to have kids. that includes a miscarriage suffered 20 years ago. >> in an exclusive interview with anchor robin roberts, mrs. obama reveals why she decided to talk about it. >> i felt lost and alone and that i failed because i didn't
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know how common miscarriages were because we don't talk about it. we is sit in our own pain thinking that somehow we're broken. so that's one of the reasons it's important to talk to young mothers about the fact that miscarriages happen. and the biological clock is real. egg production is limited. >> mrs. obama reveals to robin roberts she underwent in vitro fertilization in order to conceive her two daughters. sasha and mallia. you can watch more of the candid conversation in an abc news primetime special called "a first lady's journey, becoming michelle obama" this sunday at 9:00 p.m. only on abc 7. another local politician has his eyes set on the white house. democrat eric swalwellel fox news he's definitely look into a run for president in 2020. the east bay congressman wants to talk to his family about it over the holidays. earlier political reporter and a course close to swalwell says he's definitely running.
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the 37-year-old lawmaker is a ranking member on the house intelligence committee. he has emerged as one of president trump's most outspoken critics. >> oakland police set up a hate crime hotline for the public. they're asking victims and witnesses of possible hate crimes to call the number on your screen. the very bottom there, 510-637-4283. police say messages left on the hotline will be reviewed daily. all right. taking a look at the roads this morning. we have a sig-alert, a major issue, crash involving a semi, pickup truck and two sedans on southbound 101. three right lanes are blocked. you are backing up into the brisbane area. definitely recommend taking an alternate route. either el camino or 280. you don't want to be late for your flight. metering lights on pretty typically at 5:25 this morning. let's check in with
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meteorologist mike nicco. >> look at the conditions we're dealing with right now. they are starting to taper, which is good news. you can see, though, it is still bone dry out there. 9% in atlas peak. the winds, there you go. 10 to 25. they will tamer after 7:00 when the current red flag warning ends. winds develop once again in the central valley, sacramento valley, if you will, and spread peaking sunday morning. thanks, mike. thanksgiving is now less than two weeks away. >> happening today in the south bay, sacred heart is launching its annual holiday food program. the nonprofit's goal is to district 7400 holiday food boxes to families who need a helping hand. each box contains canned goods, fresh produce, cooking oil and a turkey.
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officials say they have received a few turkey donations from the community. but they really need more help to fill their freezer full of turkeys in time for thanksgiving. subaru is recalling 400,000 vehicles because of stalling problems. the first recalls 2018 outback and legacy vehicles. a software problem can stop the low fuel warning light from coming on. the second recall involves 2012 impression impreza and sscion. engines could malfunction or stall. dealers will provide a fix for the issue. much more on the devastation across california as three fires rage out of control. >> new details in the fires in southern california. just minutes ago, flames this is not a bed. it's a revolution in sleep. the new sleep number 360 smart beds are on sale now during sleep number's veterans day sale.
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>> it's happened again. devastating wildfires across populate said areas of our state. tens of thousands of people are evacuated from their homes in butte county. we're also watching two destructive fires burning right now in ventura county. hundreds of homes likely destroyed near thousand oaks just a day after a mass shooting in the same area. >> listen to this. all cal fire says there are 16 fires burning across the state right now. thanks for joining us. it is friday, november 9th >> you will smell it this morning when you go out your door most likely. unless you live in the south bay. that is the decent air quality. >> let's talk about the air quality. red means it is unhealthy for all

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