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charges. we are less than an hour away from the testimony in the impeachment hearings. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, november 9th. >> of course you are never more than seven minutes away from the accuweather forecast. mike nicco is looking at the day ahead. 24 hours away from critical fire conditions. hi, everybody. here's a look. we have been upgraded which means we will more than like hrly be affected. let's take a look at winds right now. 37 in mt. tam. this is due to the cold front coming through. the fastest ones will be on the backside of the cold front tomorrow and into thursday. let's see what the cold front does to our temperatures. we had records in the three areas we talked about yesterday. oakland, concord, and santa rosa. and 60s. all right.
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good morning to frances. in cal. head-on collision. so unfortunately both drivers have died. the coroner is en route. we have highway 29 closed at bale lane. silverado is your alternate. plan on extra time between calistoga and st. helena. just a reminder, avoid the whole downtown area stretch near moscone, south of market rather. howard street closed between 3rd and 4th. traffic will be a mess throughout the day. consider avoiding that area even on bike. you'll have to get off your bike on the howard street stretch. this morning we are following an ongoing standoff where san jose police surrounded a home. they say there is a man inside who may have a gun.
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abc 7 news was at the scene when police used flash bang grenades. that was last night on santa clara and eighth streets. police first responded just before 6:00 last night. they have been there ever since. we will bring you the latest updates. new developments in the orinda halloween house shooting. four of the five men have been released in this case. >> we have more on why these men are out. amy? >> reporter: well, the district attorney's office isn't saying much. isn't explaining why they decided not to charge them. they are only saying that more investigation is needed. the arrests were made last week inined raids involving
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different law enforcement agencies and armored vehicles. it looked like something out of a movie. the arrests were made in marin city, vallejo, antioch. five men were arrested and put into jail. but now they have been released. they ranged in age from 20 to 30. they were very briefly accused of the killings of five people in a rented home in orinda on halloween night. the sheriff's office has released a statement, though, saying they stand by their investigation and that those responsible will ultimately be held accountable saying this is common in these types of complex cases. reporting live from martinez, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. all right. thank you, amy. pg&e could be cutting power as soon as tomorrow morning into thursday. here's a look at which counties and how many customers might be impacted. late last night they expanded
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the warning zone. san francisco is exempt. as many as 300,000 could go dark. pg&e officials got grilled in front of lawmakers over previous shutoffs and what can be improved. hundreds of thousands had their electricity turned off. utilities president and ceo discussed the challenges ahead. >> serving the needs best of northern california. now, i do work for the shareholders at the moment. so let's not kid ourselves about that. >> you can find information on and you can look up
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specifically which areas will be affected and see if the weather changes. tips and tricks on how to make your cell phone battery last longer developing news out of washington, the house is preparing for a new round of public testimonies in the impeachment inquiry. we will hear from mike pence's aide, lieutenant colonel alex vindman and kurt volker and aide tim morison. abc news reporter megan derizian will have a live report coming up. ar as just s francisco, oakland and san jose. but there's so much more. like all this. it's where we work, live, a problems and everyone is looking for solutions. that's why abc 7 is looking for
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answers and inspiration in communities throughout the region and revealing how they're tackling the same big problems. how is fremont working to build a better bay area. >> the people of fremont are passionate about their community. dozens packed the townhall last night at washington hospital. >> they heard from a panel of city business health and community leaders. >> these types of conversations allow us to hear from the people who see and the people that we serve. >> kristen zee and phil ma tear moderated the event and touched on city growth, quality of life and housing issues. people are determined to find solutions. >> because it is as important as preparing for the future and going to urbanization is protect the assets that are irreplaceable. >> how to build high density
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transit center. >> you can find a full recorded live stream on we streamed this whole conversation live on you can watch the full video of the event on facebook and youtube. our page is there as well. one of the issues discussed during the town haupl last night, people gathered in fremont to raise awareness about the troubles facing the homeless community. this interfaith vigil paid tribute to those who have died while homeless. organizers read the names of more than two dozen people. >> basically, it's a way to remember people who die without being seen. it's time to really get serious about creating homes for everyone who needs a home in the bay area. >> there the nonprofit abode services partnered with episcopal church. combs held her seat the last
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several years but she will forego the last year of her second terms after she faced public questioning about her trips a broader and if made her unfit to hold office. she said her last day will be next monday. let's take a look at neighborhood temperatures. mid to upper 50s. mostly cloudy east bay shoreline. from 53 in berkeley to 57 in el cebrante. mountain view, 49. napa, 45. 56 in san francisco. 53 in san jose right now. here's a look at the golden gate bridge. no fog. a light breeze. cool and breezy today. clean the debris now that you can. it is easily igtesmdvor on the . it will go from 2:00 to 9:00
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entire bay and delta. 58 at 9:00. hang out in the low to mid-60s from noon until 5:00. 57 if you're heading out for dinner. peninsula, 57 through 9:00. from 11:00 through 3:00, low 60s. 60 to 61. 56 at 7:00 this evening. and our last stop will be the south bay. 59 through 11:00. we'll see a little bit more cloud cover here than everywhere else. near 60 for a high. dropping to 56 at 7:00. all right. we'll take a look at when the fastest winds will be around and the weekend forecast coming up. first over to frances. >> all right, mike, we had a bad accident. traffic alert in calistoga. head-on collision early this morning on highway 29 in calistoga near bale lane. we're getting video in and showing it to you. two people have died in this crash because of this head-on collision. both were drivers apparently at least one of the vehicles caught fire. you can see one of the cars
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there in this video. you can see why it turned out to be a fatal accident. the coroner is headed to the scene right now. highway 29 closed in both directions for a while. traffic being detoured away from it. you may want to consider silverado trailrne. it will be out there for a while. i want to take you to the maps to show you where it is in the north bay. highway 29, between the family winery and also just north of the napa county fire department, if you know the area pretty well. you want to avoid that. here's a live shot of 101 in san rafael. the rest of the north bay is quiet right now. the right-hand side is southbound moving well toward the golden gate bridge. coming up next, the 7 things you need to know as you start your day. >> the bay area community taking the top
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it is 5:15. 7 things you need to know. people are gearing up for another round of pg&e shutoffs just one week before thanksgiving. pg&e said high winds would prompt the power shutoff wednesday morning in eight bay area counties. high winds because we have had 1% or less of our average rainfall so far this season. could create a high fire danger.
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we have the red flag warning tomorrow morning. 27 hours later, finally ends at 7:00 thursday morning. number 3, a traffic alert for a double fatal accident in calistoga. both drivers died from a head-on collision on highway 29, which is closed in both directions at bale lane. silverado trail is your alternate. impeachment hearings will resume in less than an hour. we will have live coverage. you can stream "abc 7 mornings" for more local news, weather, and traffic on until 7:00. >> number 5, prosecutors say they may still refile charges against the five suspects in last month's shooting in orrin dough. orinda. the software conference officially starts today.
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tim cook is a featured speaker. there will be heavy traffic near the moscone center. >> number 7, taylor swift has permission to perform at the amas after a battle with her old record label. they originally said no but then backtracked. swift may still skip the performance. kaiser permanente is naming its new medical school in socal in honor of the late bernard tyson. the announcement came during a private memorial at chase center where hundreds said farewell. he died unexpectedly in his sleep at the age of 60. he was considered a giant, focusing on expanding health care to all. the school of medicine in pasadena will welcome its inaugural class. a recall impatienting 2019
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damage caravan due to a welding issue in the second and third rows. if you have one of these vans, contact the dealer in order to get it fixed. we have more information on a new study finds more than half of the most expensive zip codes in the u.s. are right here in the bay area. real estate data company property shark named the top 100 priceyest zip codes, 51 of them are in the bay area. taking the number one spot is atherton, 94027. the median home sale price there tops, are you ready for this, $7 million. . >> oh. >> yeah. >> here's a look at the rest of the bay area zip codes taking it into the top 10. 7, palo alto. 9, los altos. ross in marin county, number 10. >> are we really surprised,
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though? >> never it hurts. new numbers are giving us a better idea of just what you can expect if you're traveling for thanksgiving. >> some so the tsa is predicting nearly 27 million people will travel through airport security for the holiday this year. that's up 4% from a expects more than 49 million americans will be headed out on the roads. this is the most since 2005. experts say this year's busiest travel days will be the wednesday before thanksgiving and the sunday after. >> this is why i will just sit it on down. >> yeah. we'll be right here work. bring some pie with you. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. i want to ask you, mike, are you bringing pie for us on thanksgiving? >> no. cranberry in the huhh. >> nobody wants that but you. >> yuck. >> all right. let's talk about what's going
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front coming through right now. i will bring us locally breezy conditions. the humidity will be up with this wind event. even though it is a dry cold front. the fire danger will increase as the dry air comes in and even faster breezes hit our mountains and hills. still no chance of rain. here's a look at that cold front. it will usher in this patterned change. no more record high temperatures. barely 70s in the forecast. 50s and 60s is where we're going the next several days. actually, the next several weeks. green to our north. you'll start to see wintry type weather this afternoon and overnight in the sierra. for today, we will be partly cloudy with mid to upper 60s inland. lake port, 59. 62, 61 -- all right.
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60 to 63 along the bay.tonierurs willee us frometting as cool as we could. 41, santa rosa. here's my accuweather seven-day forecast. to reach 70 tomorrow, friday, saturday, sunday inland. for the most part you can put summer clothes away. >> two spots you want to avoid this morning. one is in the north bay. a double fatal accident on highway 29 in calistoga at bale lane. traffic closed in both directions as the investigation continues. silverado trail is your alternate. give yourself extra time between calistoga and st. helena. the dreamforce salesforce conference and howard street closed between 3rd and 4th until sunday. the whole area gets jammed. avoid driving there. ngigs b tne through the area as
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on. traffic is backed bay, it is looking good here on highway 87. drive times also good on southbound 101. green at 13 minutes and northbound 101, the bottom through the south bay is 12 minutes from 280 to highway 85. new developments in the college admissions scandal on what could be a sign of trouble for actress lori loughlin. the judge in the case being highly critical of another defendant saying parents that are proven guilty have to pay a steep price. that message was directed at toby mcfarland, who was sentenced to six months. this is the same judge that laughlin and her husband, massimo, will be going forward as they fight the charges. the couple is accused of paying half a million dollars to get their daughters into usc by
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posing as elite athletes. both pleaded not guilty. wow to 24 next story. kiley jenner is $600 million richer this morning. >> the youngest member of the kardashian family sold a stake in her makeup company. the 22-year-old has been building her business for the last four years and now coty is taking over, 51% of it. that is the same company behind cover girl and clairol. >> she was making tens of millions selling basically just lip kits at first. on top of that, she had minuscule overhead. she had a team of about seven full-time employees up until last year and didn't spend anything on marketing. she did it all on her own on speci social media. >> do it yourself, girl. go get that money. >> she posted this on twitter. i'm excited to partner with coty
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to expand my brands globally. this is only the beginning. >> i'm interested to see where >> all right, kiley. we see you. we do have here a devastating announcement from "dancing with the stars". contestant james vanderbeek. >> do you think it could stop the judges from eliminating the former dawson's creek star on last night's episode? >> does your cell phone need repair? i'm michael finney. this is a 7 on your side quick tip. fremont, california is a hotbed of cell phone repair. there are nearly a dozen shops here that can do at least some kind of work on your cell phone. if your smart screen is broken, you can get it fixed here. want a battery replaced that's a specialty here in fremont. want to take your phone to another carrier, they can help you with that too.
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santa rosa, concord, oakland saying good-bye to record-high temperatures. the red flag warnings start 4:00 tomorrow morning up in the north bay mountains. that's where we have the fastest winds. as we head throughout the day, you can see they will be relatively calm. 20 to 30. moow eveni nsets, that's when fm miwiignds at fire, well, it's the dramatic "dancing with the stars" finish no one saw coming.
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the competition is now down to the final four. >> but last night's big headline was heartbreaking. james vanderbeek had this devastating. >> the little soul we welcome were going to welcome into our family took a shortcut to whatever lies beyond. >> oh, my goodness. >> that is so tough. >> yes. >> former dawson's creek tv scar revealed his wife recently had a miscarriage. he gave it his outline but was ultimately >> james, especially after everything he has been through, it is horrible. >> so at this point four stars remain. ali brook, hannah brown, lauren alaina. you can watch next monday 8:00 p.m. here on abc 7 news. we are coming back with another full 90 minutes of news, including --
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francisco today. good morning, everyone. it's tuesday, november 19th. >> we have all those stories to get to. mike, we want to with you first. we know we are looking at the red flag warning impacting so much of our area. >> in so many different ways. whether it's the fire danger or power outage. the first is the power outages. the second, the fire danger. that starts 4:00 tomorrow morning, 7:00 thursday. that 27-hour window is still there for critical fire conditions with those northeast winds gusting 40 to 45 miles per hour. if we weren't anywhere 2 to 6 inches behind in rainfall, this wouldn't be an issue. we have gusty thanks to the cold front coming through. 38 on mt. tam. highs in the 50s to low 60s. frances. mike, breaking news. a double fatal crash in calistoga, highway 29. both drivers died in this
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head-on collision on bale lane. highway 29 closed in both directions as the investigation continues. give yourself extra time if you're heading to the area. i want to show you on the maps where it is. this is highway 29 traveling between calistoga and st. helena. heading into san francisco, a backup at the bay bridge toll plaza. metering lights are on. also the dreamforce convention continues this week. howard street closed between third and fourth through sunday. so avoid the area, avoid getting stuck in the traffic jam. authorities are reassuring neighbors there was no danger from this steam release at a natural gas plant in the east bay. a lot of people reported what they thought was smoke billowing from the phraopbtlant on
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the cloud and the noise came from the steam being released from an overpressurized line. right now pg&e customers across the bay area are gearing up for another possible round of public safety power shoutoffs. >> pge added santa clara, santa cruz and san mateo. that means eight bay area counties could lose electricity as early as tomorrow morning. liz is life in marin county. good morning, liz. >> reporter: good morning. yes, thousands of people right now scrambling to get ready for another round of power shutoffs. the public library behind me is one on of a handful of charging stations that will be set up around the county. you can getckd cha stressful. that county has been impacted in every power shutoff so far. for some businesses, the timing is also terrible. before
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thanksgiving, whole pie in santa rosa said they have 600 orders for thanksgiving. they say baking won't happen if pg&e shuts off the power. >> we will go out and beg, borrow and plead for a refrigerated truck in the parking lot. i don't know. we can't call and say i'm sorry pg&e has ruined your holiday. we just sort of wait with 5 dozen eggs in the refrigerator. everyone's thanksgiving dessert on the line. >> the last power shutoff put her out of business. lots of small locally owned businesses. pg&e say they hope to start the shutoffs tomorrow morning. a lot of fluid -- it's really fluid right now, i would sigh. but they do hope people who do lose their power that people will be able to have it back on by thursday night. thats their hope.
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thank you, liz. we will send out push alerts as pg&e decides if and where it is shutting off power. get the latest news by installing the abc 7 news app and push alerts. developing news in the impeachment inquiry. a new round of public testimonies will begin in less than an hour now at this point. >> yeah. the house expects to hear from nine witnesses over the next three days. now the president himself has hinted he may be willing to testify. we are in washington with what we can expect. good morning, megan. >> reporter: good good unlike last week, this week we'll hear testimony from officials who listened in on the controversial call between president trump and ukraine. this morning begins three days of public testimony from nine witnesses. today's lineup, three state department officials who listened in on the july 25th phone call to ukraine, including
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jennifer williams, special adviser to the vice president who called it unusual and inappropriate. and lieutenant colonel alexander vindman, the top ukraine expert on the national security counsel. and now a new witness added to the list for this week, david holmes, the diplomat who testified he overheard a phone call between eu ambassador gordon sondland and president trump. the transcript of his closed door testimony released overnight. holmes telling investigators he remembers it vividly because of its candor. he heard sondland tell trump, the president of ukraine, quote, loves your expletive. this as president trump said he is strongly considering testifying in the impeachment probe after this informal offer from nancy pelosi. >> the president could come right before the committee and talk -- speak all the truth that he wants. >> reporter: and president trump responded to house speaker nancy pelosi on twitter saying,
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although he did nothing wrong he likes the idea and will strongly consider it. thanks, megan. abc news will carry this morning's public impeachment hearing in a live special report that is set to start at 6:00 a.m. a programming note for you this morning, we're not going to go away when the impeachment hearing starts. you can watch live on we will stream our entire show live until 7:00. so you can join us there. this morning, there are plenty of questions after that deadly football watch party shooting in fresno. detectives are still searching for at least two gunmen who snuck into a home and started firing. the home was filled with family and friends and now they are in incredible pain. four victims killed, six are recovering from their injuries. they suffered gunshot injuries.
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they were all southeast asian men. one of the victims' uncles said the man he knew was more like a son. >> this is what i used to do for my mom and my dad when they they died. here i show my nephew that i respect him. >> the police are mobilizing an asian gang task force. there is no indication the group was gang affiliated but they believe the party was somehow targeted a woman was hurt in the 2017 las vegas massacre has died from her injuries. the 57-year-old suffered spinal injuries when a man opened fire from the mandalay bay hotel down on-20 a country music festival. the socal nursing facility she was staying in announced she died last friday. 58 people were killed in the massacre and more than 500 injured. on the peninsula, two more possible drugging incidents
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reported at stanford. a female student who consumed alcohol and marijuana reported not being able to recall events late friday night. according to our mercury news partners, police say a second woman needed medical attention after drinking coffee saturday night. this all comes a month after a student tested positive for a date rape drug after going to a party. >> happening today, the official start of the dreamforce 2019 convention. it starts to draw more than 171,000 people today. this is the world's largest software conference. helping to kics abc 7 news dion lim. she spoke last night. she and other executive-level women talked about the importance of diversity in leadership as well as a tv newsroom. it is also a theme in her new book "make your moment." >> you have got to be reflective of the people you serve. and for so long in a newsroom it was just the faces that were on
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the tv. but it was the people who were behind the scenes who were making those decisions. racism was a problem in the united states. >> keep in mind, traffic will be clogged up from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. near the moscone center. keith blank and mark benioff and apple ceo tim cook will speak today. on thursday, former president barack obama. pretty good lineup. >> i know. it's going to be cool. >> yeah. coming up, a deep dive into the lines of the housing battle. a new lawsuit filed against one fast food chain on how it cooks the meatless impossible burger. oh, no, we love that. we don't want anything wrong with the impossible burger.fic. >> all right. we warned folks about the traffic in san francisco.
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there's another hot spot this morning. this is in the calistoga. a double fatal head-on collision on highway 29. it happened at around 2:15 this morning. coroner needs to do an investigation. so highway 29 closed in both directions at bale lane. you may want to consider silverado trail as an alternate. give yourself extra time. elsewhere in the north bay, it's looking good. a live shot of the golden gate bridge. no problems southbound into san francisco here. it is crowded on interstate 80 east shore freeway. bay shore plaza backed up to 880 overcrossing. a live shot of 280 in san jose. headlights northbound 280. it has been quiet and nice in the south bay. no major problems on the peninsula as well. our biggest slowdown of course is the ride out of tracy. westbound 580 to dublin is 55 minutes. that's red. it is yellow on westbound 4,
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antioch to concord. looking good san rafael to san francisco. mike, the weather has been pretty mild this morning. but i know we have some changes on the way. as we step out the door, we might not notice it just yet >> what changes? what are we talking about? it will be this afternoon. you don't need the short sleeves and the shorts in him. you can do the wardrobe shuffle and bring out some of the fall clothes. up to 12 degrees cooler than yesterday morning. this is our mildest morning. low to mid-50s in the south bay. los altos hills, 57. the warm spot. we have low to mid-50s for most of the peninsula, pablo, la fay yet. . 47 in napa. here's a look at the san mateo bridge. your commute will be pretty good. gusty and choppy this afternoon and this evening. from 49 to 65 at noon.
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hanging out in the mid to upper '60s through 4:00. 54 this evening. as far as the east bay, 56 at 9:00. a mix of sun and clouds. low 60s thafrpblt 56 this eveni evening. we will struggle with 60, low 60s today after being 74 yesterday. when we come back, we'll take a look at accuweather forecast. here's high temperatures spon r sponsored by disney's frozen 2 in theaters friday. >> this friday. >> go north across the enchanted land and into the unknown. >> promise me we will do this together, okay? >> i promise. >> from disney. >> you can't just follow me into fire. >> then don't run into fire.
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on one condition. that you do everything to preserve and protect them. with love, california. many people think of the bay area as just san francisco, oakland, and san jose. but there's so much more. like all this. it's where we work, live, and love. all of our cities, big and small, are facing the same
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problems, and everyone is looking for solutions. that's why abc 7 is looking for answers and inspiration in communities throughout the recently and revealing how they're tackling the same big problems. how is fremont working to build a better bay area. >> for the past month, abc 7 news has been imbedded in the city of fremont. this week we are bringing you their stories to solutions that we are all facing. behind the solutions are the people of fremont. they are the facing of a diverse and inclusive community. abc 7 news reporter wayne friedman was down there with a camera to try to capture their essence in pictures. this morning's faces are the people on the front lines of the housing battle. >> reporter: in fremont, like many large cities, there are people for whom the living comes day to day and where they find it. >> or to the longest time in fremont, we didn't want to admit that we had big city problems like homelessness. the test of a good community is how well it takes care of those who have the least.
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>> reporter: louis grew up in free phopblt. he founded abode services, which developed low-income housing for 5,000 people in six bay area counties. >> the only reason that we develop is it's a need. so we're based on a mission. our mission is to really end homelessness for people. >> he's definitely a blessing. >> reporter: tina and boyfriend billy joe have lived in the commons for three years. >> no matter how badly you mess up in life it's what you do after the mistake that counts. >> a one bedroom apartment, a kitchen, even a pet. this comes from a nonprofit working with landlords and government subsidies. >> they are going to give you a place. they are going to give you the effort and time and show that you really want it. >> a lot of homeless people can get out of homelessness by having affordable rents. >> he could have made a
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fortune with his developing skills. the people he helped would say he already has. >> it means everything. it means i can have a real life again. >> reporter: you can look yourself in the mirror? >> yes, i can. >> reporter: wayne friedman, abc 7 news. >> that's so awesome. we are dedicating the week of building a better bay area coverage to fremont. we are looking at the issues that impact the bay area's fourth largest city including housing, jobs, diversity and more. you're never more than seven minutes away from your accuweather forecast. let's check in with mike. >> good morning. hopefully everybody is doing okay. here's a look at san jose, 87 where it's mostly cloudy. the clouds are giving up nothing. we have a major pattern change today. it is a temperature change. it's not a pattern that will push us into any wet weather any time soon. in fact, the complete opposite with critical fire weather tomorrow and thursday. here's the cold front that is finally breaking down the high that brought us another round of record high temperatures
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yesterday. unfortunately, no rain here. it will leave a little bit of snow on the western slope and also the sierra. we have a winter weather wednesday evening. so 27 hours of possible snow there. we will be dealing with 27 hours of critical fire conditios. here's a look at your temperatures. low 60s to mid-60s from half moon bayd the bay. 64 to 69 in our inland areas. we will definitely be cooler than this morning. low to mid-50s in the east bay valleys. the rest of us 40 to 50 degrees. accuweather seven-day forecast. breezy today with a cold front. but windy tomorrow. that's when the dry air also kicks in. that's why we have the highest fire danger. breezes will taper thursday. temperatures will be close to average with 50s and 60s. may squeak out 170 here and therertg this morning
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with an early double fatal head-on collision in the north bay highway 29 at bale lane. both directions still blocked until further notice. silverado trail is your alternate. a crash in martinez has been reported both eastbound and westbound. once chp gets there. sit near alhambra. keep that in mind. southbound 242 is slow in concord. san francisco getting there. traffic backed up at the bay bridge toll plaza toward the 880 overcrossing. avoid the south of market area because of the dreamforce convention. lots of traffic through the area. howard street closed near moscone until 8:00 sunday evening. traffic is still looking pretty good. earlier problems near treat. a few brake lights there on the root toward highway 224. san mateo flowing well.
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the right-hand side traffic is heading westbound. no problems right now on 880 as you make your way past the oakland coliseum near the airport as well. >> thank you, frances. burger king is facing a lawsuit accused of cooking its meatless impossible whopper on the same grill as the real meat. >> i mean, okay. so you may know the plant-based burger is made by impossible foods of redwood city. he is vegan. he said he tried it at a burger king because he was hearing so much about it. according to williams, had he known it would be cooked on the same grill as meat he said he wouldn't have ordered it. burger king has not issued a comment on the lawsuit. >> that is literally the point, for it to be separate. >> i don't feel like it's that serious. but i don't know i'm -- i don't know. we'll talk about this later. we don't have time to go into it. you're going to have a whole new grill? >> i know. we'll discuss. parents know all too well that if the baby doesn't sleep,
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neither do they. so the secret to getting a good night's rest, what is it? >> i don't know. i really don't. before we go to break, we are monitoring the impeachment hearing on capitol hill. here is a live look inside the hearing room. abc news will have live coverage when that hearing starts at 6:00 a.m. here on abc 7. we want to remind you we're not going anywhere. we will stream our entire show local news, you know when you're at ross and your new fall look just keeps getting better? check this out! that's yes for less. score a head-to-toe look you'll love and save 20 to 60 percent off department store prices. at ross. yes for less.
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concord. today 10 to 13 degrees cooler with highs in the low to upper 60s. winds at 4:00 tomorrow morning, mainly fast up in the north bay mountains. and then notice as we head from 7:00 to midnight, that's when the winds will be fastest and most dangerous. our critical fire conditions will peak. all right. we're still tracking traffic problems in the north bay in calistoga. highway 29 closed in both directions due to a double fatal accident from a head-on collision. westbound 4 near alhambra, overturned crash. it looks like it might be off to the right-hand side. tow truck is heading to the scene. bay bridge toll plaza backed up toward the maze. just a reminder, avoid south of market area due to dreamforce. traffic will be busy around moscone center. a peaceful night's sleep is hard to come by for new moms and
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dads. tara has more than half a million followers on instagram. she is the founder of taking cara babies. her tips are very popular. so this morning she is sharing her cigarettes to get little ones to fall asleep on their own and stay asleep. one of the biggest lessons is recognizing when to put your baby to sleep >> babies have wake windows. it's simply a fancy term to say how long is your baby awake before they're ready for their next nap. for example, a wake window for a newborn is about 60 to 90 minutes. . >> that is interesting. okay. she said sleepy cues include babies staring off into space. or if their eyebrows turn red. >> if my eyebrows turn red, we have another problem. next here at 6:00, we are standing by for an abc news
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special report, day 3 of the impeachment hearings. >> we want to take you there. here a live look at the white house room where the hearings will begin in just a few minutes. we will bring you the entire hearing live on abc 7 on tv, but you can also continue streaming on stay with us.
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now at 6:00, this is a live look inside the room where day 3 of the impeachment hearings will be under way in just a few moments. as soon as it starts, we'll bring you an abc news special report here on abc 7. of course we will keep streaming "abc 7 mornings" on news app and right now if you are watching, you will need to exit out and click the red bar at the top of your screen if you want to keep
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watching. all right. several people testifying this morning, of the national security counsel. we will take you to it right now. >> announcer: this is an abc news special report. the house impeachment hearings. now reporting, george stephanopoulos. good morning and welcome to our special coverage of the impeachment of president trump. that is the scene inside good morning, everyone. it is tuesday, november 19th. "abc 7 mornings" is continuing on and on the abc 7 news app. we will be here until 7:00. >> we will continue on with our newscast starting with meteorologist mike nicco, who is tracking changes in our forecast. hi, mike. . >> hi, guys. let's talk about what's going on.


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