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let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. >> illustrate saturday, december 1st. thank you for being with us. i'm chris nice. . let's look forecast. here is lisa argen tracking live doppler 7. good morning to you. we bring in the storm impact scale. it's a one this morning. we have rain in the north bay. through the early afternoon for the rest of the bay area as the system shifts through the central and south bay. light to moderate showers anywhere from 0.1 to 0.4 and breezy winds and snow levels at 4500 feet. you can see the yellow pushing south of.
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and napa looking at heavier cells. martiners. 680 walnut creek, rain. more scattered in san francisco. but down towards 880 wet as well as san mateo 280 and scattered showers in boulder creek. we have two-mile visibility in petaluma. it's cool. chilly showers throughout the afternoon today. highs only in the mid-50s and this is not our only opportunity for rain the next seven days. butly time it out coming up. >> thank you, lisa. the 41st president of the united states george h. w. bush passed away at the age of 94 at his home in houston, texas. he spent his life in military and civil service. david muir with a look back at the life and legacy of an american hero. >> george herbert walker bush, america's 41st president. one of five children, he was the son of a banker and politician.
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he would later meet the love of his life barbara pierce at a christmas day. he was the first boy she would kiss. the following year on his 18th birthday he enlisted in the war, the youngest pilot in the u.s. navy. while overseas george and barbra kept up with the romance. two years in on his 50th mission he was shot down over the pacific. >> i knew if i wasn't rescued i would be captured. and it was dsh it was a harrowing experience. >> but he was rescued and he made it home to barbara. he attended yale, the captain and first baseman of the baseball team. he and barbara would have six children. and two daughters. dorothy and robin who died of leukemia at the age of 3 in 1953. it was a loss that broke both of them. >> he was very close. >> i was very close to her.
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>> she adored him. what was it that pulled you back up on your are your feet afterwards? >> he was very strong then. he was wonderful. >> they had moved the family to texas where he ran a successful oil business. and then he would enter politics. >> george bush, the happy family man is now george bush, republican candidate for the united states senate. >> he would later run for president in 1980. >> that's why i want to be president. i need your help. that's why i think i will be. >> but ronald reagan would win the nomination and presidency, serving eight years at his loyal vice president and then he would run again and he won as a moderate. >> i want a kinderer and gentler nation. >> as president when saddam hussein invaded kuwait it was george h. w. bush who pulled together allies launching operation desert storm. >> kuwait is liberated.
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iraq's army is defeated. our military objectives are met. >> but with the economy being tested, there was a promise he made four years earlier that came back to haunt him when he ran for election. >> read my lips. no new taxes. >> he would lose to bill clinton and it stunning, describing the loss to diane sawyer. >> i had a great feeling of letting down a lot of people. you have this horrible feeling you let them down and you get over it and go on. >> he would leave a letter for bill clinton writing i never felt the loneliness some presidents described. i wish your family well. your success is now our country's success. "i" routing for you. he would later build an unlikely friendship raising money for victims of the tsunami and here at home after katarina.
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>> i think it's a sign across the country that if you run against you are not an enemy. >> after the presidency george h. w. bush would endeer himself to the american people. proving forever young, jumping from a plane on his birthday. he and barbara were married 73 years ob the longest of any president and first lady and he was holding her hand until the very end. he bid farewell to his first lady barbara and the the clintons and obama as at his side. >> and she says somehow she wants him remembered. >> he is the most decent, honorable, wonderful, nobody's ever been as lucky as i have been. i want people to remember him as courageous. i want them to remember him as he is. >> as he sat before his which have, there was sadness but not fear as he once told dianne. >> i do think that you go to
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heaven. there is a heaven. and -- i don't fear it. when i was a little guy i would fear death. i had worried about it. i'd be scared. not anymore. >> and that was david muir reporting. bush senior visited the bay area multiple times during his presidency. the most notable was after the deadly loma prieta earthquake. coronell bernhard has the details. >> just spoke with former san francisco mayor art agnos who says he will never forget president george h. w. bush's after the earthquake. mayor agnos led the city. he says george bush was responsive in the days and weeks after the quake. he came to the bay area and toured places hardest hit. he stopped to listen to what first responders and city officials needed from washington. >> i am deeply moved by this.
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deeply moved by it, sad in some ways. and yet genuine appreciation for the way this community is pulling together. >> he was a president who cared about the entire country and he showed it in the loma prieta earthquake in 1989 when he came here in a prompt fashion. he spent a lot of time here listening carefully to what we needed. and his administration was most responsive to us when we asked for the kind of help thap would bring this city back. >> bush also visited san francisco later on in 1990 to campaign for then gubernatorial republican candidate pete wilson who won the race and served two terms as governor. former mayor agnos said he joins with the nation sending condolences to the bush family. he called the former president a true statesman. you can remember george h.
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w. bush on the abc news facebook page, sharing our post on your wall and write your own tributes. the time is 5:07 a 7.0 magnitude quake hit anchorage yesterday morning but the tremendousers could be felt 200 miles around. no deaths or injuries reported. but officials are dealing with damage to buildings and roads. 22,000 power outages initially reported including downtown anchorage and the military base. 28 water main breaks are spurt up. the red cross is working to provide shelters and resources. but officials say it's a battle. here is our news arrange kristen sze. >> roads buckling, lights swinging, floors covered in debris. it was 8:29 in the morning, a cold icy day when everything started shaking. >> yeah, i lived here since
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that was the strongest. >>dy blankenship was up starps at our abc news affiliate. >> almost like a train going by on the train track. it was a huge jolt. >> fear ripping through the high school north of the epicenter. >> we're going to die. >> students forced to take cover under desks. it was a scramble for this safety racing to get to her child. air traffic controllers yelling at pilots to pull up and cancel landing. >> fedex go around. >> former governor sarah palin posting this damage to her parents home. >> completely smashed. >> at katv tv in anchorage the newsroom in shamables. >> this is a camera. >> alaska governor bill walker declared a disaster. >> saw structural damages in some buildings across the
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earthquake zone. and i don't think this is a temporary matter of a week or two. this is more significant than that. >> kristen sze, abc 7. >> here in the threat the major of a major quake is always present. the california pacific medical center san francisco's newest hospital has the latest technology for absorbing a quake called wall dampers. the building is fitted with steel panels filled with material as thick as peanut butter >> these are like shock absorbers working whether up or down or side to side motion. >> it's the first building in north america to use the technology. the california pacific medical center is scheduled to open in 2019. on abc 7 news.com we have a complete list of what to pack in an earthquake kit for your home. and even if you already have a kit, it's a good reminder to check it twice a year. the time is 5:10 on saturday
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morning. tracking the accuweather forecast lisa argen, some areas off to a slick start. >> mainly in the north bay good rain. pushing into the east bay. later in the south bay. from our exploratorium camera you can see the clouds there. and it's a cool start for many. mid-50s in san francisco. the mildest area with mid-40s up in the north bay. cool showers in the saturday forecast. a dryer sunday. but about six days of rain ahead. i'll detail it coming up. >> lisa, thanks. also ahead ruchlg feathers in the south
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time now is 5:13. welcome back, everyone. looking at live doppler 7.
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you can see the green on the screen indicating the rainfall throughout the bay area. for now much of the activity over the north bay. some parts of san francisco as you can see on the screen also hit with rain. and over to the east the northeast, skroom, stockton, the valley over there getting hit too. well get a check of the full forecast from lisa argen in just a little bit. she let's us know when the rain is expected to hit the south bay. but first happening today, the 121st big game between cal and stanford taking place two weeks after originally scheduled. the kickoff at noon at memorial stadium. cal students held a rally trying to fire up fans while respecting victims of the wildfires. abc 7 news reporter katie utehs explains. >> reporter: as cal fans gild the greek theater for the big rally, the big news was still up in the air. >> something really sfwlrs two
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weeks ago dangerous air quality from the deadly fire in butte county postponed the rally and the 121st matchup between uc berkeley and stanford. >> we are setting this up and definitely didn't want to put everybody through the smoke. >> friday's reschedule had all the traditions. cal fight songs. but the legendary bonfire scene in this archive video. >> it's a tradition dating back all the way to 1903 when the greek was made. >> did not happen this year out of respect for the camp fire victims. normally at this point in the rally the bonfire would be lit. but in place students pulled out the cell phones to have the same spirit. >> i'm so proud of them understanding that both the fire was dangerous but also understanding the symbolism just didn't work in the context of this loss. >> the rally committing is fund raising for the california fire foundation and the university is giving 1,000 tickets to first
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responders. showing the spirit of california about more than football. in berkeley kately utehs, abc 7 news. in the south bay, a new billboard is ruffling feathers along a busy road in san jose calling out egg eaters. while some say it's controversial. others call it confusing. amanda del castillo has more. >> reporter: from a distance you'll notice a woman blue shirt, blond hair, bizarre egg face. the billboard along the oakland road in san jose has the bold message. >> face it you can't claim to be a effect invite and still eat eggs. >> eggs are a product of the abused of females. my first reaction is i didn't get it. >> but petta says the argument is clear. anyone upset about the abuse of women should be equally upset about the abe of females of any specie zblies san jose boasts the highest median income for
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women of any city in the country. >> we felt this would be a place where there are strong thoughtful women receptive to the message about not exploiting females of other species. >> so we asked viewers for their thoughts. twitter user says animal liberation and human liber are two completely different and level levels to compare them in ludicrous eric larson glees. >> i think it's a stretch. you can respect women and still enjoy a good scrambled egg. >> peta maintained the femism and consumption the products are incompatible. >> being a feminist and supporting women has nothing to do with how one eats. it's how one treats other people. >> petta tells me any also hope customers consider the animals on that menu. but here along oakland road, the controversial billboard remains.
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abc 7 news. if you are headed for the sierra bring chains. they are required on interstate 82 miles east of baxter to truckee. requirements in place for highway 35 in el dorado county. 18 inches are of snow are expected for passes. >> now the forecast. good saturday morning to you. this is a 1 on the storm impact scale bringing down rain in the north and east bay. scattered throughout the rest of the bay area. light to moderate showers with most areas expecting about a third of an inch of rain. and breezy with low snow level. you notice the thunderstorms here on the wider perspective on the redwood coast. we are looking at heavier showers along the shoreline, the coast around marshal, point reyes. inverness. shifting eastward to fairfield, 680, american canyon and
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vallejo, pretty good rain. it's a little more scattered but you have the rain on seventh street by emeryville, alameda and oakland light showers. also into san francisco, around brings bane and the bay have you looking at wet weather. san ramon and walnut creek wet start for you np ties to stay in bed and wait until it passes. not quite too wet in the south bay but scattered showers from milpitas, mountmenten and around the santa cruz mountains. it's snowing in the speara nevada pan chains as you heard are advised and required as we look at the winter storm warning for the sierra nevada. one to two feet expected. and the heaviest snow will be through noon with anywhere from about two inches per hour. we have a winter weather advisory for lake shasta and reason o and yosemite. 5,000 feet could pick up a foot of snow with the travel
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difficulties. it's been a nice end to november. as we begin december adding up snow total as half foot in donner. maybe a food towards kirkwood and current numbers are chilly, 46 santa rosa. 51 in oakland. 49 in mountain view. looking at winds gusting to over 36 miles an hour. mount tam around mount diablo. at the surface gusty winds at sfo. you can see the camera shaking from the sutro tower camera. the showers spreading this morning. colder mornings tomorrow and monday now we have gusty northwest winds and that will keep us from getting too frosty tomorrow morning, the atmosphere with the wind mixing. and we are looking at more rain next week. here we go timing it out early on in the north bay. by the next hour or two pushing through the east bay and through san francisco. the peninsula, 9:00 this morning, it's a little more scattered and we have rain in the south bay lingering through about the noon hour.
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then becomes which hadly scattered. we have a lot of sunshine but the puffy cumulus clouds. and its chilly. high temperatures only in the mid-50s for everyone. amounts ranging from a couple hundredths more throughout the morning. because you had some through the overnight. a quarter of an inches in san mateo maybe 0.1 in hayward. bundle up. 5 a in san francisco. 57 in santa cruz and the accuweather seven-day forecast looking chilly today. showers, in the 50s. morning chill tomorrow. little temperature change. by the evening hours we are looking at rain monday, one on the storm impact scale. and look at tuesday, wednesday, thursday, and then into friday we are looking at the possibility of more light rain. you download the app and very handy to track the live doppler 7 in december. shaping up to feel the chill and looking nice with the rain coming in. >> definitely a winter forecast fially here in the bay.
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time right now is 5:24. the current temperature in san francisco is 57 degrees. here a live look outside at the golden gate on this saturday morning. we hope it's off to a great start. those heading to the north bay expect the slick roads as the rain makes its way through the region. we'll get the check of the forecast from lisa argen coming up. if you are looking for something fun to do we have you
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covered. arlgsis smith from abc 7 mornings has ideas from the partners at hoodline. >> there is no denying the holidays are here. whether you love or hate this time of year, we've got something for you. thanks to our prrnlts at hoodline. the ouk palace is transformed into vikt yan london for the dickens christmas fair. the lamp lit city is filled with 800 lively characters bringing cheer. enjoy the publics shops hand made holiday treasuring. from 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. weekdays. tickets are available at dickens fair.com. sals lit o icb is an artest collect unclive, greatest in the country. this year the winter open studios. art lovers are invited to visit and buy affordable high-quality art from the 1090 artists in the studio in the icb. photograph with film, paining drawing and sculpture. you'll find something for everyone on the list. the event is free with a preview
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from the 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. friday. and runs from 11:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. saturday and sunday. you have a few days left to check out the holiday sauce at san francisco's theater. it's a celebration and survival guide for the most wonderful time of the year. the cmo is conceived, written, performed codirected and coproduced by taylor mack who you may know from the ledgeary 24-hour pormds at the kern last fall. tickets range up to $125 and are available at sf kern.com. from us and partners at hoodline we hope you have a great weekend. abc 7 news was at san francisco's golden gate park night where the conservatory of of flowers previewed the experience. amateurs and bottenists can take in the show. the exhibition starts tomorrow
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and runs until january 6. still to come on abc 7 mornings. >> it's so nice to see her. >> we'll take to you butte account where teachers and staunts are preparing to return to the classroom following the camp fire. but first, a live look outside from our sutro tower camera. off to a mild start. temperatures not expected to climb much today. most of us will stay in the 50s. we will check it out with lisa
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rash, or trouble breathing. serious side effects may happen, including pancreatitis. tell your doctor if you have diabetic retinopathy or vision changes. taking ozempic® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may increase the risk for low blood sugar. common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and constipation. some side effects can lead to dehydration, which may worsen kidney problems. i discovered the potential with ozempic®. ♪ oh! oh! oh! ozempic®! ♪ (vo) ask your healthcare provider if ozempic® is right for you. >> announcer: good morning, south bay. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. thanks for joining us on this saturday morning. i'm chris nice. . we start this half hour with a quick look at weather. here is lisa argen tracking the conditions where you live. >> good morning to you, hi, everyone. good reason to stay in bed a little longer this morning. we have a one on the storm impact scale and rain coming
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down. it's light to moderate and will raft through the recall afternoon hours with sunshine on the way as well. less than a third of an inches. breezy with low snow levels. you can see up in lake and shasta county and sierra nevada it's snowing. the closer inspection in the north bay. getting wet weather as well as central sand rafael. el sabrante. crock et within process martin easy. highway 80 heavier. down around mcarthur boulevard. east of 880 it's wet. san mateo highway 82 and palo alto sunnyvale and further south it's scattered around boulder creek. 49 degrees in vallejo. 46 in the vil rosa. and we have the puffy couple us lups clouds. showers ending but chilly in the 50s with widely scattered showers throughout the afternoon. chris. >> thank you.
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george h. w. bush, the 41st president of the united states has died at the age of 94. he was the patriarch of a powerful political dinety. >> we look back at his legacy. >> i george h. w. bush do solemnly swear. >> he was sworn into a world he called rich with promise. >> for a new breeze is blowing and a world refreshed by freedom seems reborn. >> the 41st president and his presidency seemed shaped by the upheefls of his. >> he was the youngest pilot in the u.s. navy. by 1948 he married barbara pierce and moved his family from new england to texas where he was elected to the u.s. house of representatives. he rose to become ambassador to the united nations and then china. director of the central intelligence agency. and under ronald reagan vice president. after two terms in the reagan
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administration, bush ran for president himself, defeating michael dukakis. >> and he later made a promise he would break. but progress on his watch was felt. the fall of the berlin wall, the end of communism in eastern europe. perhaps notably the liberation of kuwait. >> a line has been drawn in the sand. >> despite popularity after the gulf war a growing budget deficit weakened his presidency. in 1992 he was defeated by bill clinton with the election of george w. bush in 2000. the senior bush joined adams as president and presidential father. he devoted retirement to helping raise money for disaster victims. >> he could have chosen a life of comfort appear privilege. and instead time and again when offered a chance to serve he seized it.
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>> in the end, bush like his son insisted he would let history meg his leg sfwlie plans are made for the body of former president bush to be taken to washington, d.c. where he will lie in state and funeral will take place at the national cathedral. abc 7 news, chris thank you, linda. at the white house, flags fli at half staff in remembrance of the 41st president. president trump is currently in buenos aires, anteriorally petition g20. president trump released a statement on his passing. saying melania join a grieving nation to mourn the loss of former president george h. w. bush. he inspired generations of fellow americans to public service to be in his words a thousand points of light illuminating the retireness moep and opportunity of america to the world. the office of barack and michelle obama released a statement says in part america has lost a patriot and humble serve in george herbert walker
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bush. while hearts are heavy they are filled with gratitude. george h. w. bush's life is a testament to the notion that public service a noble joyous calling. bill and hillary clinton released this statement. i will forever -- i will be forever grateful for the friendship we formed. few americans have been or will ever be able to match president bush's record of service to the united states and the joy he took every day from it. time now is 5:3534 new details on the california wildfires. the amount of carbon emissions is equal to amount produced in a year providing electricity. this according to the u.s. department of the interior who says the fires put on the 68 million tons of carbon dioxide. in butte county preparations are under way to get students attacked by the camp fire back to school. there are many challenges coming with it. but it could provide some normalcy to kids and teachers. abc 7 news reporter carlos has
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the story. >> things are be different but expect heart warming reunions like this. >> so nice to see her. >> first grade teacher mrs. kieffer last saw her students the morning the camp fire broke out november 8th. paradise elementary left in ruens. >> it's very emotional because when we left that day we didn't know what was going to happen. it's so nice to see everybody. >> the students originally attending this orville school have been relocated to make ram for the paradise kids. before any arrive teachers have been busy getting classrooms ready. >> yesterday this room had nothing, blank walls, no cabinets or shelving. >> all supplies including backpack do noted. because of lack of space there will be multiple teacher and students per class ram. as far as the high school it will be different. any will drop in here for
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independent studies. >> just through the holiday. then through the holiday any will look at new ideas for them. >> while things won't ever be the same, parents know going back to a class room setting will help kids. >> once the kids are back in school and have in re schedule going similar to before it's nice to get our life back to somewhat normal. >> something in community desperately needs. in butte county, carlos salcedo, abc 7 news. >> happening today, don't be alarmed if you see some smoke in the east bay. the college fire technology program will be conducting live fire training in san leandro from 8:00 until 5:00 tonight. people in the area may see black smoke that may be visible from b.a.r.t. and interstate 880. call 911 only if you see smoke
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and it's coming from the training site. >> marriott says it the victim of a massive data reach stretching back to 2014. 500 million customers are attacked. everything from names and credit card information to passport numbers and account information possibly exposed. experts warn people to not suffer from breech fatigue and to stay vigilant in monitoring finances. >> i don't think it should be surprising to anyone to discover that their social security numbers, birth dates, phone numbers, addresses, credit card numbers are available on the dark web for anyone to buy. >> to keep your information safe, routinely check in with credit agencies and watch out for secondary fibering scams claiming to help you secure data. make sure you deal directly with only marriott. still ahead on abc 7 mornings, fans are of a large san francisco light display are impatient for it to be finished. >> people come year after year and say when it is it going to
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be up? when is it going to be up. >> the reason the home owners gave in and agreed to appear on the abc show the christmas light fight. but first the time is 5:38 we are looking from the golden gate bridge camera. you can see the roads are slick. well get
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oh! oh! ♪ ozempic®! ♪ (vo) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar and reached an a1c of less than seven and maintained it. oh! under seven? (vo) and you may lose weight. in the same one-year study, adults lost on average up to 12 pounds. oh! up to 12 pounds? (vo) a two-year study showed that ozempic® does not increase the risk of major cardiovascular events like heart attack, stroke, or death. oh! no increased risk? ♪ ozempic®! ♪ ozempic® should not be the first medicine for treating diabetes, or for people with type 1 diabetes or diabetic ketoacidosis. do not share needles or pens. don't reuse needles. do not take ozempic® if you have a personal or family history of medullary thyroid cancer, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2, or if you are allergic to ozempic®. stop taking ozempic® and get medical help right away if you get a lump or swelling in your neck,
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severe stomach pain, itching, rash, or trouble breathing. serious side effects may happen, including pancreatitis. tell your doctor if you have diabetic retinopathy or vision changes. taking ozempic® with a sulfonylurea or insulin may increase the risk for low blood sugar. common side effects are nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, stomach pain, and constipation. some side effects can lead to dehydration, which may worsen kidney problems. i discovered the potential with ozempic®. ♪ oh! oh! oh! ozempic®! ♪ (vo) ask your healthcare provider if ozempic® is right for you. good morning, everyone. time right now is 5:40. we are looking life live outside from the exploratorium camera pointed at the san francisco skyline, the financial district there. you can see the salesforce tower lit up in blue. if you are walking outside or already took a walk outside you
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noticed the chilly temperatures. we'll get a check of the forecast from lisa argen in just a few moments. happening today thousands will gagt ner san francisco for world a.i.d.s. day. we were in the park for a canal light vigil. survivors and supporters will be in the ceremony voices hope in the fight against a.i.d.s. >> we can redouble our efforts to finding a cure. even most importantly we can honor and remember the memories of the nearly 750,000 americans lost to the epidemic. it must be remembered the epidemic is not over. we have made progress in place like san francisco but there is so much work to be done, especially in states where there is not access to health care. >> today's event is free, starting at noon at the national a.i.d.s. memorial in golden gate park. happening today, thousands of competitors will take over san francisco for the world's largest obstacle race.
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the spartan race returns to at&t park. the event brings a three mile sprint race with more than 15 obstacles to the park. participants climb stairs, race down concourses fall rope climbs monkey bars and more. there will abspartan kids race at 7 and four. how does it look for the kids heading to the ball park 7:00 this morning a little wet. we see damp conditions, breezy winds and chilly temperatures but also sunday in the saturday. a live low back outside sfo, looks damp. delays yet. mid-50s but scattered showers in the forecast throughout the morning and even afternoon hours. so we'll get a little sun this weekend. we need it plenty of clouds and showers ahead for the first week of december. the accuweather seven-day forecast is coming up. >> thank you. also ahead defenses dominate at the pac 12 game between washington and utah.
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welcome back, everyone. the time is 5:45. we are looking live outside at the bay bridge toll plaza. you can see the rain coming down hard right now. the roads are very slick. traffic moving along though. good news on this saturday morning. to be expected being of course. we will get a check of the full forecast and find out when the rain stops. pretty soon. lisa -- that's with lisa argen coming up. ? the sports the warriors get a boost with stephen curry set to return from injury. golden state takes on the pistons. and the tipoff is at 4:00 p.m. one of the teams in the rose bowl, last night the pac 12 crowned the conference champion
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at levi stadium. our sports director larry beil has the highlights this morning. >> good morning, everybody. washington's win knock the them out of the rose bowl. the husky played utah last night. pac 12, a small but enthused gathering. emphasize on small. the 3-3 in the third. ball bounces twice off this utah player. look what i found byron murphy. grasp it gone. 66 yards to thehouse. the only touchdown of the entire game. offense non-existent. washington wins the pac 12 title game 10-3. they go on to the rose bowl. cal and standenford play the 121st edition of the big dame today in perkily delayed two weeks because of smoke. the cardinal open up the office not quite run and shoot yet but k.j. has shown 15 td passes.
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as for cal turned into a gritty physical nasty team on defense. fiech take aways against cal. they held the axe 12 straight years and cal wants it back. >> use the energy and emotion to focus on how to play the next play at your best, then it's good. >> it ends up being high scoring great pb 10-6 in the fourth quarter, great. whatever the situation, our guys are going to play hard and try to find a way to win. >> big nfl news the kansas city chiefs comes to oakland. car hemihad will the be with them. they cut him become after he shoved and kicked a woman in a confrontation in february. why ten months for the video to come out? who knows. the chiefs and nfl both claim they hadn't seen it until released on friday. the chief said hunt was not truthful in the initial investigation. so k.c. lose as star player.
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hunt scored 14 touchdowns in 11 games. hunter strickland will not be back with the san francisco giants. the reliever who through smoke and drills bryce harmer broke his hand purging a wall. was not offered a new contract. the a's are not bringing back mike fires. bit of a surprise because he was solid after being acquired he has ligaments in intact unlike most of the rest of the a's rotation. stanford volleyball one in the nation. hosting in maples. cardinals take the first game easily. second game 6'6" kathryn plumber. look at the touch on this from tammy stanford wins second 25-17 completing the sweep. cardinal win and face lmu in the second round on sunday. that's the wrapping. have a great weekend, everybody i'm larry beil. >> now the forecast with lisa argen. good saturday morning a
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quick mover getting through december 1st it's a cold damp start 1 on the impact scale with scattered showers moving through. most areas less than a third inches. but 3/4 a i think in the north bay and the system marches south and east. a wider perspective it's snowing lake shasta and the sierra nevada. you can see the front cruising from the north to the south and overspreading rain. in oakland right now we have good showers highway 1. mill valley a wet start. through 583 and bay point looking at weather. highway 12. down in san francisco it's scattered wet weather from san francisco to the bay view, the bay shore looking damp over in the east bay waking up to rain drops from the san ramon valley. 6803580 and furthering south and west redwood city, woodedside.
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sunnyvale light showers. and further east in milpitas and fremont looking wet. and it's scattered in the santa cruz mountains and the snow coming down with the upper 20s in the sierra nevada. we are looking at the winter storm warning for the sierra nevada until 6:00. the heaviest snow through the morning with one to two feet expected above 4,000 feet. and coming down at 2 inches per hour through noontime. it's moving fast. but we also have a winter weather advisory for shasta county and from reason o through yosemite where ner looking at 12 inches at about 5,000 feet. through 10:00 tonight. so as the snow continues to fall we will look for a couple inches to ten inches blue canyon, nearlily 8 inches around kirkwood. mild along the shore here in half moon bay. upper level winds, 30 to 40 miles an hour from mount tam to
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diablo. gusty to the north. and the northwestly winds take over as the front pushes through. but 1:00 or 2:00. it's 20 miles an hour winds. and 15 miles an hour winds around the bay. and temperatures only in the 50s. through early sunday morning be with the wind out of the north. the breeze allowing for temperatures not to freeze because with the clear air and cold numbers we need some of that wind for mixing to allow the numbers to be not as cold as they could be. golden gate breaking the action here. showers spreading throughout the bay area this morning. cold and we look at cold mornings sunday and monday with more opportunities of rain throughout the week. and looking at the forecast animation, this bodes well through 6:00 as our live doppler 7 tracks the rain. and then through the 9:00 hours it's really shifting towards the peninsula and the south bay. and then by the afternoon we have the puffy cumulus clouds,
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sunshine, breezy northwestly winds and quite a bit to the air with numbers just in the 50s. rainfall amounts we have had the most in the north bay. but another 0.2 in fremont perhaps san jose as well. 56 in oakland, palo alto and san jose with 55 half moon bay. the accuweather seven-day forecast, another cold morning tomorrow. but dra sunday. dry most of monday until late in the day. 1 on the storm impact scale through tuesday. wet commute wednesday, thursday, friday. download the app and it's light nuisance showers but it has brought us up to 97% of average in santa rosa. mountain view maybe 67% real big gains in november for rain. >> positive news thank you. well a unique holiday tradition in the bay area is about to go primetime. it's a christmas display that's thrilled the neighborhood for decades. and now it's going to be profiled as part of a network television show on abc. our anchor dan ashley has more.
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>> reporter: if you have climbed a ladder to string lights you can appreciate the effort that tom taylor and jerry goldstein go to. for more than 30 years they turn their home above the castro district into a full blown christmas display. it started when they he moved into the neighborhood with a tree in tow. >> tom threw it in the ground and somehow or another it found the sewer. it grew and grew. and now it's like 60 feet high. >> the display has drawn visitors from as far away as germany. but a few years ago tom and jerry as they're known got a call from abc's the great christmas light fight which profiles the bigds home displays around the country. they agreed to participate with a san francisco caveat. >> we aren't in a light fight. this is our gift to the community, the world. >> the light fight crew photographed the display last
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december going up tom and jerry say it's a creativity creative struggle to decide what to keep and update. >> we are always remaking and coming up with ideas and working on things. >> it takes about six weeks to put the display up every year. and they're waiting to see how the labor of love fares on the show. but win or lose they want to represent the values of san francisco. >> in tree represents what america should be. in tree represents immigrants, african-americans, us. >> dan ashley, abc 7 news. and you can watch the great christmas light fight here on abc 7 machineds at 8:00 p.m. next, the holiday train is ready to roll. we'll have more on the festivities for this year's event. first heading to break a live look outside from the
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happening today, the caltrain holiday train returns to the bay area this week. the glittering show train has been a tradition for the past 16 years. it's decorated with more than 75,000 lights. the festive events brings holiday treats, entertainment and characters to nine different station, visitors are asked to bring new unwrapped toys for the toy draf. the train arrives at 4:00 this afternoon at the station on 4th and king in san francisco. next on abc 7 mornings at 6:00. remember george h. w. bush. the 41st president of the united states has passed away. next local reaction to his death and his legacy in the bay area. as we head to break, the time now is 5:57. we are taking a look at live doppler 7. you can see a lot of green on the screen, pockets of yellow as well to the north of san francisco. also to the northeast look at
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vallejo as well. we get a check of the full forecast with lisa argen. it's moments away. >> announcer: let's take on the issues. let's call out the problems. >> let's face it we have a trash issue here in san francisco. >> announcer: and find real solutions. let's have hard conversations. >> i feel that the community has failed people of color. >> reporter: >> announcer: and >> we can use words. we don't have to use our fists. >> announcer: our concerns might be different. but we're in this tog
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so you can too. >> announcer: good morning, bay area. let's get up and get going. >> this is abc 7 mornings. it's saturday, december 1st. good morning and thanks for being with us. i'm chris nice. process let's look at the accuweather forecast. here is lisa argen tracking live doppler 7 for us. good morning to you. hi, everyone. it's raining in the bay area. that's why we have the

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