tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC February 5, 2019 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
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chilly temperatures are gripping the bay area right now, only going to get colder overnight. chp is warning, slow down, there is black ice on the roads. thanks for joining us, dan ashley. >> i'm ama daetz, first the state of the union. >> president called for bipartisan unity with another possible government shutdown ten days away. >> reporter: good evening, speech clocked in total an hour and 20 minutes. most blaming the president for the shutdown, he knew he needed message of unity. >> the president of the united states. >> reporter: entered the divided chamber with a new promise.
>> victory is not winning for our party, victory is winning for our country. >> reporter: moving forward he'll be focused on unity. >> we must choose between greatness or gridlock, results or resistance, vision or vengeance, tonight i ask you to choose greatness. >> reporter: touted some past bipartisan accomplishments. >> unprecedented economic boom, net exporter of energy. groundbreaking criminal justice reform. >> reporter: also called for end to congressional investigations. >> if there is going to be peace and legislation, there cannot be war and quickly however narrowing in on what has been singular focus of 2019. >> now is the time for congress to show the world that america is committed to ending illegal
immigration. >> highlighting the partisan divide of the divided congress. >> i will get it built. >> but on the issue of women, bipartisanship. >> we also have more women serving in congress than at any time before. >> reporter: those members of congress in white, tribute to the women's suffrage movement. making history, stacy abrams, first african-american woman giving response to the president's address. pushing back on possibility of another shutdown. >> making federal employees a pawn is a disgrace. shutdown is a stunt issued by with the president of the united states. >> reporter: congress only has ten days to come to deal on border security and funding government or risk another shutdown, issue they're deeply divided over. abc7 news. >> here at home, college
students joining in on the conversation. >> amanda. >> dan, ama, dozens of students gathered for watch party, diving into political discussion afterwards. for this crowd the big takeaway is the topic president trump called moral issue, illegal immigration. >> republicans and democrats must join forces again to confront an urgent national crisis. >> reporter: president points to what he called increased crime, reduced jobs, lower wages and other impacts. >> tried to make emotional appeal to support border security by telling stories of people impacted by illegal immigrants. >> reporter: with each story, specific numbers. >> our brave i.c.e. officers made 266,000 arrests of criminal
aliens. >> i love to look at studies he's referenced or where he's getting the numbers. it's possible he has strong points but just throwing out numbers like that is a little hard to prove or stand by. >> reporter: one topic thought to be most contentious. >> middle of the speech talked about foolish wars and partisan investigations. >> if there is going to be pass and legislation, there cannot be war and investigation. >> that was most controversial part by far. >> reporter: professor gordon called it success, students able to connect with content rather than focus on delivery or controversy. the challenge now, fact checking. abc7 news. >> speaker nancy pelosi tweeted tonight it will take days to fact check the address.
abc7 is doing just that, abc7news.com, also find the full transcript. state of the bay area when it comes to the weather, very cold night around the bay area tonight. >> below freezing temperatures expected in some parts with real threat of black ice and dangerous roads. live team coverage. >> begin with abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. >> brace yourselves for a cold night ahead. down to freezing in danville, 32 degrees, nearing that in fairfield, santa rosa and livermore. biggest threat is black ice. will be in patches across the bay area. show you what's going on. earlier today the snow melted in the hills, temperatures in the 40s. tonight we're expecting 20s. anything wet becomes ice. if you're driving across that could be very dangerous. take that seriously as you prepare for your morning commute. i'll be back to let you know how
low the temperatures will go. >> thank you sandhya. with all the rain so far, increased danger of real hazards like black ice. >> cornell barnard is live. >> reporter: they are on standby tonight and it is plenty cold tonight. in a few hours county cruise will leave this maintenance yard to try to de-ice dangerous roads out there. sand trucks were on the move in sonoma county, creating better traction for drivers through fresh snow and ice on guysers road. >> it's going to breeze. >> said black ice is forming across the road in santa rosa, rain runoff spilling across the asphalt. bayless almost spun out. >> it's scary to feel that loss
of control under you. >> reporter: signs warning drivers about icy conditions are here for a reason. >> semis come through, not paying attention, big mess. >> reporter: this semi truck overturned in icy conditions tuesday morning in mendocino county, closing 101 for hours. if you hit a patch of black ice don't panic. >> stay calm, take foot off the accelerator, no aggressive turning to make it work. >> reporter: caused this suv to get stuck. >> we have to slow down, especially in inclement weather. >> reporter: county officials say sand truck crews will leave at 4:00 a.m. and start hitting mountain roads to add traction for drivers, be careful on the ve i healdsburg. abc7 news. many people played hooky to
see mt. diablo coated in white. park rangers had to close roads to snowiest areas because of the icy conditions. in santa cruz mountains it was snowy. traffic breaks as a security precaution. >> sinkhole in san mateo county, highway 35 remaining closed for foreseeable future. see the snow inside the sinkhole. >> expect snowy conditions into the sierra. chain controls below blue canyon, highway 50 is clear until highway 89. track anytime, abc7 news app, enable push alerts for weather advisories. oakland teachers threatening to strike made appeal to the
city council tonight. >> we know that public schools are the heart of the community. >> abc7 news was at oakland city hall, president of the teachers union spoke during a rally before the city council meeting. asking for 12% raise over three years, district offered 5% raise over same period. teachers went to ask for city support. oakland unified members show roughly 2,300 teachers in the district, over 36,000 students not including at registered charter schools. all sporting programs cut last summer except for bowling are running again thanks in large part to donations to keep the programs afloat. stranded for days in mendocino national forest, hear from local couple who survived. months' long battle over rvs
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campers told us can't afford to pay rent anywhere else. homeless services will be contacting the campers. imagine stuck in the snow five days. couple returned home after camping trip took a dangerous turn, rescue crews found them in mendocino national forest. >> reporter: after a successful night of snow camping they decided to drive further into the mendocino national forest on snow covered track but adventure quickly took a wrong turn. >> got stuck. >> reporter: that was thursday, not expected back until friday night when the storm blew in. this is the jeep they got stuck in and survived in better part of week. soft top of the jeep broke off
day two, had to cover entire back of the jeep and insulate with all their supplies. 18-year-old maya's first time in the snow but was experienced camper, rationed food and posted sign at trailhood but was worried. >> 4:00 and no one coming, started getting emotional, want to go home. >> reporter: 30 minutes later a search party found them and jeep half buried in the snow, towed them to safety where families were waiting. >> want to say thank you, how grateful both of us are. without them wouldn't be here. >> reporter: if you get stuck in the woods, seek shelter so you're easier to find. >> amazing. more about the weather coming our way. >> sandhya patel is here. >> going to be icy cold for the
morning commute. grab heavier winter jackets and coats. you will need them. live doppler 7, behind that storm that brought us snow, we're seeing not only cold settling in but skies clear. temperatures are tumbling. san francisco, oakland, 46 degrees, normally moderated by water, not so tonight. already near freezing in santa rosa. 37 in napa, 34 in livermore, heavy winter scarves and gloves will come in handy. live picture from emeryville, it is a beautiful view, that's the upside. down to 28 degrees in livermore, napa. 27 in santa rosa, san francisco, half moon bay, santa cruz in the
40s. 47 san mateo and oakland, 34 in vallejo. driving, morning commute planner. watch out for patches of black ice. ferry across the bay, light chop. caution, cold if you're walking. pictures of snow we received from viewers. this from matt diablo, look at snowy scene. and mission peak and fremont, see the snow there. gorgeous one from occidental, this is near san martin. not often mt. hamilton gets eight inches of snow. twin peaks had snowflakes and even alta mont reported snow.
exploratorium showing san francisco. very cold morning, patchy black ice. drying out, then rain on friday. tomorrow is bright but cool. feel like winter. temperatures in low to mid-50s. for this time of year, if you're missing the rain, it's coming back. friday afternoon, widespread rain across the bay area. going to turn to snow in sierra nevada. they'll be getting more. what's coming after that. saturday, scattered showers, but sunday, colder system, snow level lowering in lake county and also over mt. hamilton, maybe a rerun of snow. not as low as we just experienced or as much but a possibility into sunday afternoon and evening. keep that in your mind. download the accuweather app and track live doppler 7 anytime or temperatures. accuweather seven-day forecast,
winter chill tomorrow morning, not as cold but chilly. level one system. showers friday in the afternoon and cold system for sunday, could be snowflakes, another chance of rain tuesday into wed. we had wintry treat, time to brave the cold. >> thanks sandhya. former president barack obama is coming to the bay area, details about the event and other big names. tomorrow on "good morning tomorrow on "good morning america" pre yaunk ka chopra is tomorrow on "good morning america" pre yaunk ka chopra is (music throughout)
curry and singer john legend in oakland this month, trio speaking s first national convention for the my brother's deeper alliance. created to bring together young men of color and reduce youth violence, runs three days start february 18th, power lineup, impressive. >> oh, yeah. other -- >> yes? >> other great lineups, trying to make a segue and forgot the word. that's how it goes at 11:00. >> steph curry in charlotte, three-point. boogie on the
good evening. they don't like the sharks much in winnipeg, last year some sharks players called the city cold and dark and even worse said the wifi is bad there. deal breaker. overtime again in winnipeg. that's a good look for sharks fan. looks like winnipeg going up 3-1 but peter deboer wants appea apa offside. 2-1. marcus sorensen bangs it home, overtime, 2-2. winnipeg with power play, three sharks on the ice, only need two to win it. brent burns with the steal, joe pavelski, game over.
and did it shorthanded. third straight win in ot. 3-2 is final. demarcus cousins had one of the highlights thursday night with authority, thunderous dunk turns it against the lakers. still working back into shape after year of rehab on torn achilles. >> feel like i've been decent, still got to get in basketball shape, room to grow. >> only back two weeks from injury that kept him out a year. we're not going to rush anything. pacer fans being mean to lakers, chanting lebron's to trade you. turner had 22, lakers lost by
32, worst loss ever in lebron james' career. despite a report over the weekend saying deal is close, they're not close to it. own the territorial rights in san francisco even though play in santa clara. appears the option is play in levi's stadium, marc davis doesn't like. or do the smart thing and play final season at oakland coliseum. we'll see. patriots celebrated with another parade in boston. tom brady enjoying six rings. one guy you want to party with is gronk. in the 60s in boston. take the shirt off, go with vest. cooler. super bowl mvp, julian edelman
remember the way we used to do things? hey man... like connect with friends? dig it! or get in shape? or sell a house and pay a real estate agent a big commission. [crash] at redfin, we charge you a 1% listing fee. and because redfin.com is america's #1 brokerage site our agents get more eyes on your home so you sell for thousands more than the one next door. don't get stuck in the past. sell with a redfin agent. that's our report.