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arm for small shops and in districts such as willow glen here in san jose, but it also will give shoppers an opportunity to touch and feel products before they buy them, something they can't do online. clothing in gift shops along lincoln avenue in willow glen know where the competition is. debbie lawrence is a typical consumer. >> i probably do about 60 person line and 40% in stores. >> reporter: but the balance shifts because the window has mostly closed for online sites to guarantee delivery by christmas eve. it is a sacrifice for some to show up in stores. >> you have to get dressed and leave the house, so there's a part to staying home and shopping online, but it is nice to get out and see people shopping and support the local stores. >> reporter: daisy, an 11-year-old hound mix, embraces support for local shops. she gets treats when she shops at gussys up and enjoys sniffing
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for good deals. >> we give them a treat. every time a dog comes in they get a treat. >> reporter: it doesn't happen online. >> it does not. >> reporter: daisy's human says supporting local shops supports local jobs. >> if we don't go and participate and go to the local stores and buy from them, they will quickly disappear. it has proven itself out, so it is important to support locals and for your own self and the next generation. it is a good thing. >> reporter: shop keepers say the next few days will also let them showcase good customer service and added touches like free gift wrapping. perhaps that will entice shoppers back and not revert to doing shopping online. >> it will be probably our busiest weekend of the year. >> reporter: a leading retail group says that americans will be spending about $1,000 this holiday season on their shopping. if small stores like the ones lining this street are able to capture some of that, that could help their bottom line. in san jose, david louie, "abc 7 news." >> david, thanks very much. you should know, department stores are also drawing big
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crowds. maybe you know if you were out today. "abc 7 news" reporter melanie woodrow spent the afternoon with shoppers in san francisco's union square. >> reporter: union square is bustling with knock out their shopping list before it is too late. >> i do it every year at this time and i do all of my follow-up last-minute christmas shopping. >> reporter: she says she is not an online shopper. >> because i like to feel, touch, hold what i buy first. >> reporter: she is not alone. tony mott visiting from china bought his wife a luxury handbag. >> reporter: gucci, she will be happy with it. >> e on, yes. >> reporter: she is the executive director of the union square business improvement district. >> we heard from a handful of retailers business is up over last year. >> reporter: not only up from last december but up from last month as well. >> the air quality was bad because of the fires up north. >> reporter: karen says the busiest time here at union square have been nights and
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weekends with many people coming here for the experience as well as the shopping. >> whether it will where you can throw confetti in the air and vacuum it up with the dyson or other stores try on the products. >> reporter: it is all about the experience for ellen. this is the 35th year her family is spending christmas in san francisco. >> do you want to show us what's in your bag? >> no, because it is for each other so we're hiding them. >> reporter: while some shoppers landed big discounts -- >> 75% off, macy's. >> reporter: you whispered, we don't want to tell everybody. >> yes. >> reporter: others say they're focused on giving no matter what the cost. in san francisco, melanie od "ab7 ws." ipfaer.reir can it i nt enoh as it is. amazon will lease ten boeing 767s over the next two years bringing the fleet total to 50 airplanes. that way amazon can ship more items itself instead of relying on other companies.
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holiday shipping deadlines are quickly approaching. lriority mail expressll w arrive by chr sistmas if you ge it in the mail tomorrow, or you can go with u.p.s. next day air. with fedex you can wait until christmas day for that and fedex will deliver with an extra fee and only in certain places. >> i'm literally waiting for one more package i think is coming tomorrow. one came today. we want to know if you are done with your holiday shopping. take part in the live poll by going to abc7news.com/hope. >> you can see the results that have come in at the bottom of the screen.ha afternoon, 49% saying yes, they are done, 53% saying no. you also have the procrastinators. >> we do. it is always a tense time if you have that one thing you are waiting for and you don't want to let anybody down. we are expecting rain on christmas eve, by the way. >> that's right. "abc 7 news" weather anchor spencer christian gives you a look at the holiday weekend forecast. hi, spencer. >> all through the house they're
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asking what is the weather. let's look at live doppler 7. you see we have partly cloudy skies right now. here is the forecast animation. starting at 11:00 tonight, partly cloudy skies going into tomorrow afternoon. bright skies with a few passing high clouds. notice tomorrow evening, a wave of light rain will swing through the bay area quickly, through the north bay. it will be out by late tomorrow night. then on sunday we start the die with mainly clear skies but clouds will thicken late sunday, and by sunday night going into christmas eve we will see rain developing. i will give you a complete look at that system and how much rain we're going to get in a few minutes. ama. >> thank you, spencer. you can access the accuweather forecast any time on your phone if you have the "abc 7 news" app. just tap the weather tap to see live doppler 7 customized to your location. in the south bay, one man is dead and more than a dozen people are out of their homes right before the holidays, too. after fire broke out before dawn at a san jose apartment complex on blossom hill road, everyone was able to escape safely except
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for a man living alone in a second floor apartment. 15 residents from five apartments are not being allowed back in until repairs can be done and utilities turned back on. the red cross is helping them with money for food and shelter through the weekend. on the peninsula, police in palo alto are looking for a man who attacked a woman from behind and punched her repeatedly in the face when she started screaming. te attack happened about 6:00 p.m. yesterday near churchill avenue south of stanford stadium. police say some neighbors heard the woman's screams and came outside and that scared the man away. train service into the daly city b.a.r.t station was shut down temporarily as police responded to reports of gunshots in the parking lot. that was around 3:30 this afternoon. a resident who lives nearby told "abc 7 news" he heard three gunshots and it appears the bus had its window pierced by a bullet. you sigh it there.
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b.a.r.t says no one was struck by the gunfire and service is restored. >> in the east bay oakland police are looking for a gunman that tried to rob someone outside of the mcarthur b.a.r.t station. the gunman pistol whipped the victim during the robbery. at one point the gun went out. the station was a high-profile murder case this year when 18-year-old nia wilson was stabbed on the platform in july. oakland police say they're reviewing surveillance to try to identify the suspect but some far no one has been arrested. an east bay solar company closed doors this week after its headquarters was raided by the fbi. federal agents searched the home belonging to the company's owners who also ownoc baseball team. abc news reporter cornell barnard went looking for answers. >> reporter: a lot of fbi and u.s. marshals going in. >> reporter: neighbors in martina say this gated community had a lot of visitors this week. the fbi confirm agents raided a home belonging to paulette and jeff carpoff.
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>> they said it was not something that we had to worry about. >> reporter: the fbi would not disclose why the home was searched. the fbi confirms that dc solar which is own by them was raided this week. the headquarters has been shut down since tuesday. >> reporter: he saw agents seizing items. >> they basically came out and started taking cars, taking files, searching the whole place upside down, you know. >> reporter: computers? >> computers, files, yeah, they had all of that stuff. >> reporter: in a statement the carpoff family statement said they were surprised and disappointed with the actions taken by the government earlier this week which appear to relate to an ongoing tax dispute. they are grateful for the support of their friends and family and have trust in the system to resolve this matter. they also known the martinez clippers baseball team and dc solar is big in nascar, sponsoring several drivers for chip ganossi racing.
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the team told us, although we have received little in the way of facts we're aware of the situation with dc solar and are monitoring it closely. do you work for dc solar. >> i do. >> reporter: can you tell us about the raid that happened earlier? >> i cannot. i have no comment. >> reporter: people gathered near the dc solar headquarters but no one was talking. we made several attempt to reach them at their home. >> the mailbox belonging to the carpoffs is full. >> reporter: but no long. cornell barnard, "abc 7 news." we all know that the bay area has crazy-high housing products. >> yes, the new numbers that show how much higher they're going and how we're reacting differently than owners and renters elsewhere. we're keeping an eye on the looming federal government shutdown. it is looking more likely this evening. remember to take part in tonight's live poll. we want to know, are you done with your holiday shopping? you're running out of time.
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>> we have a new snapshot of the pay area home rental market to share with you tonight. >> yes. local renters appear to be following the national trend of paying more, but they're bucking the trend in another way. >> which is kind of interesting, isn't it? "abc 7 news" anchor kristen sze is here with new data. >> this is compiled by hot pads, an online marketplace for rentals. this is their website.
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each red dot represents an apartment or home for rent in san francisco. they crunched the numbers for 2017 and 2018, and here is what they found for the san francisco metro area, which includes the north bay, east bay and the peninsula. so they found renters spent $17 billion collectively this year. about 780,000 households rented and the median rent is $3,500 per month and those numbers are up from 2017. the same trend is seen in the san jose metro area, which includes santa clara and san bow nieto counties. economists say you can blame our crazy real estate. >> we did see a decline in the homeownership rate in the bay area, so, you know, it is a little more difficult for people to buy their homes. obviously prices have gotten very high. when it is difficult to buy, people rent a little longer. >> reporter: now, the national trend is different. renters are paying a little more but fewer households are renting. analysts say a growing economy has allowed people to save and become first-time homeowners,
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but not so much here as we mentioned. so what about next year? well, the fed raised interest rates again this week, making borrowing more expensive, and that could mean -- yep, more renters and higher rents. dan and ama. >> all right, kristen. thank you. how does this sound to your ears? the oakland raiders of san francisco? or is it confusing? this afternoon the giants confirmed the raiders have expressed initial interest in playing at at&t park in 2019. the raiders aren't commenting. at this point the silver and black don't have a place to play next year. last week they pulled their lease offer to play at the coliseum when the city of oakland sued the team over its eyural season in 1960 in san francisco. abc 7 is your home for the raiders final game at the coliseum this season and potentially ever. oakland is playing the denver broncos on christmas eve.
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game coverage starting at 5:00 p.m. happening now, the california highway patrol is ramping up enforcement to crack down on drunk drivers. had is a live look in san jose and the traffic on highway 101, taillights heading south. a maximum enforcement period started at 6:00 tonight and will run through christmas evening. 16 people died in collisions during that time frame last year. the office of traffic safety says alcohol-related crashes are a big problem during the holidays. >> there are a lot of christmas holiday parties, office parties where alcohol may be involved. so there is a tendency for that to go up. but, again, they will have saturation patrols, officers will be out there. it is not worth it. you know, plan ahead. plan to have a designated sober driver. >> according to aaa, today is the busiest travel day for san francisco. all right. let's give you a live look at san francisco international airport, speaking of busy travel. there are lines, there are delays and there's something else that you can't avoid but maybe you don't want to.
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"abc 7 news" reporter jobina fortson live from sfo tonight to explain what is going on. joe be jobina. >> reporter: we watched an amazing reuniting happening inside the walls here. it is incredible. our men and women in uniform coming home. grandparents getting to hug their grandchildren. you can definitely tell the holiday is almost here. 79-year-old robert martine loves to watch these moments. >> i like to come over here and watch them every day when they're doing that because it is all year long. it is the same way. >> reporter: one after another inside sfo, the tears and hugs from holiday welcome homes bring him a little holiday joy. >> i'm amazed how many little dogs are on these airplanes. i must have counted 20-some dogs. >> reporter: this may sound lonely, but martine is counting the minutes, too. his wife's flight hasn't landed yet. he is ready for his welcome-home moment. >> if the plane gets here on time. >> reporter: meanwhile, gloria lopez is trying to keep it
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together. >> i'm waiting for my son moses. he has been away at army boot camp. sorry. i can't wait to see him. >> reporter: after what felt like a million false alarms, he's here. many military families dream of this moment. >> i know we're so lucky. >> reporter: the gutierrez family still can't believe it. >> up to this point like it felt really surreal. like i was traveling and it didn't feel like i was going to see them yet. >> you know, i've been missing her a lot, so, yeah, it is fun to have her here. >> reporter: now their holiday traditions can begin. although this is the busiest travel day of the christmas season, a spokesperson for the airport tells us actually the busiest travel day for the year is around the 4th of july. reporting from sfo, jobina fortson, "abc 7 news." >> outstanding fun. thanks very much. we want to check on our weather because a lot of people are traveling. >> of course by road or air, weather matters, spencer. >> that's true. things looking good here weather wise so there shouldn't be
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travel delays here because of weather but not so much on the east coast where it is stormy right now. here is a look at live doppler 7. we have partly cloudy sky over the bay area right now as you see from the exploratorium camera view of part of the skyline of san francisco. current temperature readings mainly in the upper 50s. another view from the emeryville camera looking westward, you see the partly cloudy skies in the disa ta distance there. we have temperatures in low to mid 50s at santa rosa, napa, petaluma, fairfield, concord and livermore. one more live shot from the sutro tower camera looking over san francisco, and these are the forecast features. a little bit of fog tomorrow morning giving way to a mix of sun and clouds in the afternoon. light showers arrive sunday night, and steadier, colder showers developing on monday, which is christmas eve. before we get to that, i want to show you the coastal flood advisory in effect from 8:00 a.m. tomorrow until noon tomorrow. we have king sides this weekend
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or unusually high tide. high tide at the golden gate will occur at 10:28 tomorrow morning. overnight conditions, mainly clear skies with passing high clouds, a couple of patches of fogs in inland valleys. overnight lows ranging from upper 30s inland to low to mid 40s around the bay and near the coastline. tomorrow under haze sunshine, look for highs mainly in the upper 50s, maybe two or three locations in the south bay will top out at 60 or 61 degrees. on we go to the approaching storm. it ranks one on the storm impact scale. it will be coming in monday, christmas eve. rain will sweep from north to south. most areas will see rainfall totals under half an inch and it will be breezy at times. here is the forecast animation starting at 5:00 a.m. monday. rain will have arrived along much of the bay area at that point. coastal areas, around the golden gate, san francisco, up into the north bay. it will quickly sweep through the entire region by midday. all of us should get some wet
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weather out of the system. it starts to wind down monday night going on into christmas morning on tuesday. as that happens it will move to the sierra producing snow. our rainfall totals will range from a quarter of an inch to half an inch in most locations. it will be soggier up at ukiah which may get over an inch of rain. in the sierra, a winter storm watch in effect from kmat eve to christmas day. above 5,000 feet, most locations receiving seven to 15 inches of snow. travel will be difficult with reduced visibility. here is the four-day lake tahoe forecast. mostly cloudy storm with strong ridge gusts on sunday along with snow, and a mix of snow and rain on monday. it looks like a bit of a white christmas on tuesday in tahoe. back to the bay area, the accuweather seven-day forecast. dry tomorrow and early sunday, but a chance of late night showers sunday and then a wet and breezy day on monday, and mainly dry but krus p crisp on
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it is official. the dow just had its worst week in a decade since the 2008 financial crisis. today alone the dow lost more than 400 points, or about 2%. it has had only one day that wasn't in the read this week, losing almost 7% since monday. now, since the start of the year, the dow is down more than 89 9%. the nasdaq dropped almost 200 points, closing in its first bear market since the recession. the s&p went down by 50. local companies were all dragged down. alphabet, google's parent company, lost more than 3%, so did apple. facebook did even worse, losing more than 6%. december is usually a good time of year for stocks, so what's going on? investors fear a recession is coming and are finding more and more reasons to worry. the u.s. has been locked in a
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trade dispute with china for nine months. economies in europe and china are slowing, and rising interest rates in the u.s. could slow our economy as well. a bay area startup has been given the green light by california regulators to give driverless rides to passengers. the california public utilities commission has approved the self-driving startup zooks based in san francisco. more than 60 companies have gotten permits to test automated vehicles in california, but this will be the first company in the state to actually transport people in those vehicles. you can't catch a driverless ride just yet though. zoox is required to complete a testing period with a safety driver behind the wheel. uber has resumed testing self-driving tools in san francisco and other cities with a human driver in control at all times. the company made the announcement yesterday. they halted the self-driving program nine months ago after a car struck and killed a
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pedestrian in arizona. it seems inevitable the federal government will shut down on the east coast. see what services we will lose. >> you can't vote on the government shutdown, but you can vote on tonight's live poll. are you done with your holiday shopping? go to abc7news.com/vote to say yes or no. we will be
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live where you live, this is "abc 7 news". the government is set to shut down a couple of hours from now after both chambers of congress adjourn tonight without a deal for a short-term spending bill. > yeah, the sticking point is that president trump wants $5 billion for that border wall. democrats staunchly oppose that. >> the senate is expected to continue talks tomorrow, so we'll see. abc news reporter kenneth on-in washington. >> reporter: a partial shutdown of the federal government is on the horizon. >> i hope we don't but we're totally prepared for a long shutdown. >> the ayes are 47, nays 47.
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>> reporter: senate republicans working to approve the spending bill that passed the house last night. the measure would keep the government running through february and provide $5.7 billion for trump's southern border wall. >> there's no path forward for the house bill. the only path forward is to a bill with an agreement between the president and both houses of congress. >> reporter: the president summoned senate republicans to the white house mcconnell use the nuclear option, a simple majority to get it passed. but mcconnell and others opposed changing rules, instead urging bipartisanship. >> the need for greater security on our southern border is not a partisan invention. it is an empirical fact and the need is only growing. >> president trump, you will not get your wall. abandon your shutdown strategy. you're not getting the wall today, next week or on
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january 3rd when democrats take control of the house. >> reporter: the president is ramping up his attacks on democrats, blaming them for closing the government. last week trump forcefully declared he would own the shutdown. >> i will take the mantle. i will be the one to shut it down. i'm not going to blame you for it. >> reporter: tonight the senate passed a measure to make sure federal workers are paid during a shutdown. the house has to approve, but like the senates representatives are not scheduled to meet until noon saturday. the top fundraiser on gofundme is raising money to build a border wall. the goal is a billion dollars. in four days it is closing in on $4 million. it was started by a purple heart recipient and triple amputee. supreme court justice ruth bader ginsburg is recovering after surgery to remove cancerous growth from her lungs. the 85-year old underwent surgery in new york today and will remain in the hospital for
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a few days to recover. the growths were found during tests she had after she fractured her ribs last month. the court said doctors found no evidence of cancer anywhere else in her body and no additional treatment is planned. earlier this week we saw former president barack obama filling the role of santa for patients at children's national hospital in washington, d.c.. we are hearing him in a new role. >> and a happy reward is trust. >> that's the voice of obama and others on a new song titled "one last time 44 remix." he prident a part.gave the fmer remember the debate on "baby it's cold outside" that resulted in it being pulled off the air and put back on a l al
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station? >> it turns out it is not the most popular song, according to a newly-released ap poll "silent night" takes the number one slot. >> we are con dumgtiducting our poll tonight. are you done with holiday shopping? christmas is four days away, people. >> here is where we are at this moment. yes, 67%. good for you. that's a lot of relief i know. the rest, time is running short. >> you probably have to go to the store to buy something and not just order something. >> that's true. in the south bay a 13-year-old boy is on a mission to bring smiles to the faces of other kids that he's never even met. >> it is really sweet. over the years he's collected thousands of toys for toys for tots, and this year he hit a new personal record. >> yeah, "abc 7 news" reporter chris nguyen has the story from san jose. >> reporter: at the toys for tots drop-off and distribution
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site in santa clara county, a special delivery from one of santa's helpers. rd a reaing o to more r places and that's how it is possible. >> reporter: for the past six years, joey childs of san jose has spent his winters collecting for toys for tots, the toy drive he organizes continues to grow in popularity. we were there as joey and some of his closest friends transferred these donations to the u.s. marine corps, a team effort led by a 13-year old who collected more than 1500 toys this season. >> wonderful support with the family and his friends from school, and that these boys come out and really help joey, you know, bring this all together. >> reporter: local toys for tots organizers are grateful for joey's support. >> it speaks volume to who he is and his family and what they stand for. we are very appreciative. >> reporter: for this marine, a personal connection to the cause. >> i didn't always personally have the best christmas growing up, so for me to take part in this, you know, it definitely, truly hits home. >> reporter: organizations
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stopped by this afternoon to pick up their allotment. >> without them and the people who give we wouldn't be able to do this, so kids get toys because of them and because all off o the people in the community that donate. it is wonderful. >> reporter: toys for tots expects to give out 65,000 toys to more than 350 local groups. recipients sharing their praise for joey and his team. >> when you see these children receiving these toys, the happiness, the smile on their face, it is really going to change your life actually. it really changed me. >> reporter: a local teenager on a mission to make christmas a little brighter for some. >> it has been just absolutely amazing. i mean everyone is just so nice and they care about their community. they care about everyone else. >> reporter: in san jose, chris nguyen, "abc 7 news." good for him. that's great. up next, hear what a while of blower who used to word at the scooter company bird has to say about the safety of the equipment out there. to go we're buying millions
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of toys online for the holiday, and some may be counterfeit. how can you
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there's increasing scrutiny over bird scooters which operate
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in oakland, san jose and really dozens of other cities. >> a former employee says he was fired for speaking up about some issues. reporter rob hayes from our sister station in los angeles has the story. >> reporter: electric scooters. they're cheap, they're fast and popping up all over southern california, but now claims that scooters belonging to the bird company are put into service in unsafe condition. >> i don't want to see people get hurt. there's too many companies out there doing this the right way. bird is choosing not to do it the right way. >> reporter: matt fisher spent nearly a year working for bird, first as a charger and then as a mechanic tasked with repairing the scooters. he said bird officials told him to ignore problems like stripped or missing screws or loose handle bars. >> you can die. they can come into two pieces and next thing you know you are sliding across the pavement at 15 miles per hour. a car can run you over. this is one of the things they say is not damage it. this is a broken fender/brake. >> reporter: he showed us this internal message issued by a bird official. it says problems with brakes
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should be listed as damaged, but missing or damaged screws, loose necks or handle bars should not be a reason to take a bird scooter off the road. bird corporate gave us a written statement, telling us safety is the company's number one priority and saying riders should let them know when they spot scooter problems. quote, we strongly recommend reporting any damaged scooters or incidents that bird scooters are involved in as we have a support team dedicated to safety that is available around the clock to address questions and reports we receive. but fisher says bird doesn't want to hear from people like him. >> they fired me because i spoke up about the repairs and said it was dangerous, it was going to harm people, and i continued to mark them as damaged. >> reporter: and when fisher posted the problems with bird scooters online, he says bird threatened to sue him for violating a non-disclosure agreement, sending him a cease and desist letter. meantime, bird related injuries continue to mount.
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>> i tried to hit the brakes and nothing. it would not stop. >> reporter: lisa beardsley broke her wrist in that bird wreck. her attorney has a long list of clients that said safety problems led to serious injuries. here is something a lot of scooter users may not realize. >> riders that download the app sign an agreement which says they waive the right to sue for negligence. negligence. >> we are expecting rain you know when you're at ross and you find their favorite hero at a price that makes you the hero? yes. that's yes for less. yes! with hot holiday toys for all ages, ross is your toy destination. it feels even better when you find it for less,
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your sister stopped borrowing your sweaters?e it's time yes! that's yes for less. stop stealing mine... never. the perfect sweater makes the perfect holiday gift. and it feels even better when you find it for less - at ross. yes for less. with the closure of toys r us and fewer toy stores around these days, many of us are buying children's gifts on-loin. >> it is so easy to do and convenient. but it can be risky because how can you tell if the toy is safe or a knock-off? >> a lot to know here. "7 on your side's" michael finney is here with timely advice for us. >> yes, the toy association says we buy about a quarter of our toys online now. the bad guys know that, so they oven take advanta oven -- they often take advantage by selling counterfeits on the internet. how can you spot a fake? seeing toys up close is one
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thing. >> a cellphone for a six month old. >> you can see it, test it out. >> push buttons. >> going online is another. >> our major focus is online sellers of counterfeit toys. there are companies in china, nefarious sellers around the world who are knocking these toys off. >> reporter: steve of the toy association says shopping for price can be trouble. >> they are finding out they're getting an imitation toy, a knock-off, potentially unsafe toy. >> last year fake versions of popular fingerling toys flooded the internet. buyers noticed parts fell off and colors bled. >> we try to crack down on these nefarious small-scale sellers. >> how can you spot a fake without seeing it in person? >> you need to read the full ad. you need to read the reviews with a bit of suspicion. >> a big warning sign is a cheap price. >> wait a minute, it is $30 every else and it is $8 here? >> he says don't buy it.
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also be skeptical of toys shipped to you from a foreign country or product descriptions with bad grammar. >> it may break or fall apart or not play the way it was supposed to. >> and he says make sure you are not buying a toy that's under recall, like these. >> sometimes, you know, you buy things online, you get it and it is like, oh. >> or you could try your local toy star. >> i don't think you can do that on amazon yet. >> yeah, you cannot. the toy association recommends shopping online with a major trusted retailer only. now, to make things easier for you, i posted tips on toy safety and how-to for looking up recalled toys. you can find all of that at abc7news.com. i want to hear from you. my "7 on your side" hotline is open weekdays 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. you mow the telephone number, 415-954-8151. you can also reach me on my facebook page and through abc7news.com. you can sign up to get e-mails about recalls. i get that. >> you can from retail.gov.
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>> any time we get one, i make sure we don't have anything on the list. >> smart. >> brilliant. >> thanks, michael. good information. >> sure. we need to know about the weather too. >> yes, we do. spencer is back with the forecast for the weekend and beyond. >> nice weekend heading into the christmas holiday season, but it will be wet on christmas each. here is a look at live doppler 7. it will remain partly cloude overnight with a few patches of fog goes. tomorrow under hazy sunshine with highs in the upper 50s. on sunday night into monday, actually monday into tuesday i should say, comes our next storm, our christmas eve storm ranging one on the impact scale, a storm of light in intensity. there it is. we may see some sprinkles late sunday night but the main event on monday. by tuesday, christmas day, it will be pretty much over. it will be rather brings beisk
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christmas day but dry. >> thanks, spencer. on to sports. >> raiders news. >> larry beil. borefelaare they going to they move to 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
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cal and stanford likely don't want them. that leaves at&t park. today the giants confirmed they are talking with the raiders about a lease for the 2019 season before the raiders move to las vegas for 2020. at&t park has been used to host a lot of football games. the original san francisco bowl, now they call it the red box bowl, but it was played there annually. this video from cal, they spent the entire 2011 season in the home of the giants when memorial stadium was being refurbished. the xfl played there in 2001. there's a lot of precedent here. the question is whether the giant want to tear up their infield for football games, and what is the cost going to be because giants' boss larry baer is a man who understands leverage and he has all of it in this situation. the field barely fits in the out fed at 100 yards. the warrior host dallas tomorrow. everyone wondering when bookie cousins will be available. today at practice, he was going one-on-one in front of the
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cameras, k.d. flopping a bit. neither guy was going 100%, but it is a time that cousins is making progress after tearing his achilles tendon a year ago almost. here is durant. >> ask him how it feels. i didn't make the play. he beat me today. he beat me today. i'll live to fight another day. i don't think he's going 100%. i know i'm not going 100%, but whatever it was, it was cool to do. >> another good sign. it is not a good sign for the rockets. they were starting to play well, now a key injury. chris paul pulled his hamstring last night, expect he will be out at least a couple of weeks and they can be really hard to predict. cp 3 with a history of hammy problems as we saw in the playoffs against the warriors last year. out at least two weeks. the giants will not have to deal with puig 18 times a year. the dodgers along with pitcher alex wood to the reds.
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puig came on the scene with a lot of flash and power and never realized what they were looking for and abc eveninged guys like madison bumgarner to name a few. the dodgers will save $15 million next season as a part of this transaction. the speculation is that it will free up cash for a possible deal with bryce harper. the a's acquired infielder profar from texas as part of a three-team deal including tampa bay. he is a versatile player expected to take over at second base. he came on the scene and greatness was projected but he missed two full seasons with shoulder issues, shut .254 with 20 bombs last year. as signed another to bolster their bullpen. pat vendetti has signed also. he throws lefty and righte. the switch pitcher appeared in 15 games for the dodgers last year. the gm knows him well.
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>> what do you want for christmas? >> a love of bella. >> is that a doll? what about suzette. >> you don't know, do you, santa? >> my elves do everything for me. >> this is the sharks video complete with dylan as santa. he needs to brush up on his toy knowledge because who doesn't know what a love a bella is? cute stuff with the kids. >> thank you, larry. join us tonight at 9:00 on kofy tv 20, cable channel 713. could california wildfire victims who are counting on fema for help be dealt a big blow by the government shutdown? and then on "abc 7 news" at 11:00, the san francisco raiders? does that have a ringt? why sports insiders say it could be a bad move for the team to cross the bay. and coming up tonight on abc 7 at 8:00, you can look forward to watching "i want a dog for christmas charlie brown." i didn't know that existed. i may have to tune in. that will be followed by "the
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great christmas light fight" coming on at 9:00. and then a good "20/20" at 10. of course, stay here for "abc 7 news" at 11:00. >> finally tonight, a few thoughts about what really matters. christmas is almost here. santa will soon be on his way, just about 72 hours from now. but we get a full weekend this year to pick up those last-minute gifts, which if you are like me helps a lot when you are behind on shopping. ama is already caught up, i know she's good about that. this is such a special time of year for so many reasons. traditions are important. if you are lucky, you have some from your childhood that you carry with you today. maybe it is certain foods that you prepare or movies that you like to watch as a family during the holidays. are you a colored lights or white lights on the tree family? do you let the kids or a loved one open one gift on christmas eve or open them all in the morning? that's what we did when the kid were little, let them open one at night. we started christmas morning with the stockings before any
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packages. that was always first. perhaps you always go to a movie theater that afternoon. one way of celebrating isn't better than any other, of course, but what really matters are the traditions that make the holidays especially meaningful to each one of us whatever they are, and to savor these precious moments with those who are precious to us. merry christmas and happy holidays. i always love to hear from you. hey, share your holiday traditions with me. follow me on twitter and facebook at danashleyabc7. >> if you share maybe someone else will get a good idea. >> why not? try something different and new. >> happy holidays to everyone. that will do it for this edition of "abc 7 news". look for breaking news of course any time on the "abc 7 news" app. i'm ama daetz. >> i'm dan ashley. for spencer christian, larry beil, all of us -- oh, look at that moon. >> wow! >> enjoy the evening. wrap those gifts, under a full moon. see you later. ♪
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