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>> in the news this saturday morning, october 29th, documentary filmmaker michael moore visits occupy oakland demonstrators. tonight some of them plan to protest the oakland police department. and an east bay assemblywoman is accused of shoplifting at animus marcus. she said it's a misunderstanding. >> waking up to clear condition. 52 hayward, 40 santa rosa. a sunny weekend ahead. >> good morning, i'm terry mcsweeney. some plan to march tonight. tonight they are back at a newly rebuilt city hall getting a morale boost from filmmaker and
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best selling author michael moore. >> occupy oakland! occupy everywhere! >> michael moore fired up the hundreds of people who packed frank ogawa plaza. >> in my life time i have never seen a movement like this take hold this fast with this many people all across the country! thank you everyone! >> while moreland was boosting morale on the plaza, the mayor and police chef held a news conference inside city hall. chief jordan said he visited scott he olsen, the iraq vet injured in the skirmish with the police. >> and mayor kwan said she tried her best to speak with the occupy camp. she was asked why the tents are back after it caused so much in
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money, campaign suffering on both sides to remove them. several police officers were also injured tuesday. >> we aren't exactly letting them. but again, when we moved last week it was an issue of safety. i'm trying to meet with them. we don't want them to camp downtown. >> the tents are back up. now the occupy camp is calling a general strike for wednesday, something that hasn't happened here since 1946. mayor kwan little said an investigation into tuesday's police action will be released sometime next week. in oakland, abc7 news. >> michael moore also asked the crowd for a moment of silence for scott olsen, the 24-year-old decorated marine who remains in fair condition this morning. he suffered a fractured skull when he was struck by a projectile during the clash between protesters and the police. they are hoping he will make a full recovery. and all is quiet in occupy san francisco where protesters
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made a different appears. critical mass bike ride through the city as they do the last friday of the month. it began at justin herman plaza. last night was no different. protest groups simply appeared to ignore each other. the occupy group is active in the north bay this morning, arc pie pet -- occupy petaluma. a weekend of shopping at union scare turned into an embarrassing incident for state assemblywoman mary hayashi. she was arrested for shoplifting. we have more on the arrest and her explanation of how it happened. >> state alexei semenov play woman mary hayashi was busted at niemann marcus at union square.
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she's charged with stealing $2,500 of clothes. >> they have surveillance video of her and they made a citizens arrest. >> they say the security agents here watched the assemblywoman and waited her to exit the store before detaining her. she has since turned to high profile public relations. he said this is a big unfortunate mistake. >> she was planning to do too many things at the same time. she had several cell phones, she went down to have a snack at the cafe there. she failed to go back to purchase the items, stepped outside the door, realized something was wrong but before she had the opportunity to go back and correct her own mistake, security was there. >> finger said his client would speak to us, but she hasn't responded so far. she posted $15,000 bail sunday and pleaded not guilty before a san francisco judge thursday afternoon. ironically the assemblywoman is married to alameda county
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superior court judge dennis hayashi. abc7 news. >> state finance director is facing a dui charge after being stopped on suspicion of drunk driving in sacramento friday night. she was a top advisor to governor brown. she took responsibility for the incident. she said her actions were reckless and irresponsible. she call the governor to apologize. for a second year a bar caught unsuspected criminals on surveillance tape. it shows two people walk away from a jewelry store after a diamond bracelet and bengals were stolen. the same security police caught a man who stole a picasso drawing during a crime. he pleaded guilty yesterday. today a 52-year-old bales
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bonds man will have his funeral. he was shot to death while attending a finial for hell's angel jeffrey pettigrew on the 15th. today's funeral is by invitation only so it's expected to be much smaller. the time of the event is being kept could have dennings. we first told you about try valley university back in january. agents raid it had and shut it down claiming it was a front for immigration. hundreds of university students are caught in the middle and now face deportation. we have the details. these students invested their time, money and futures in tri-valley university. it was shut down on the 18th after officers raided the school, calling it a sham university which acted as a front for illegal immigration. >> i was working hard, too. >> roger demares expected to graduate from may, 2012. instead, he and hundreds of other international students are facing deportation.
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all of the student visas the school issues are now invalid. applications for a review are due wednesday. if the requests are denied, the students will have to leave the country immediately. it's a big blow. i mean, i was expecting my life to be somewhere else and this is in the gutter now. >> before the feds will even consider reviewing the application, students have to show tri-valley transcripts, book receipts and even id for the spring, 2011 semester. but the school closed in january. she is representing it 2 students. she blames federal agencies were falling short on oversight. >> why wasn't anybody aware that the school had grown so quickly and exceeded it's charter and why wasn't anybody there to investigate how that could be possible? >> if it is not a good university, how can it get a visa sam ming for tri-valley?
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>> i started investigating tri-valley months before the raid and it didn't take them off the list of approved universities for international students until late march, which kept students kepten rolling. a spokesperson told me today the list couldn't change until the school had a chance to contest the accusations. abc7 news. coming up next, green graffiti. the company that is leaving its mark with a high pressure hose, but is it legal? also next year the golden gate bridge turns 75 and the bridge bridge turns 75 and the bridge district is making big plans
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dirty sidewalks by etching ads
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on to them. they are at your feet but are they legal? johnathan bloom said the gray area in the law boils down to how reverse graffiti is created. >> what we are doing is not necessarily illegal but not necessarily legal. maybe in the gray zone. >> it might look like paint or stickers but a closer look shows the ad on san francisco sidewalk is actually made of nothing. >> we put down a stencil in a dirty spot. we pressure washed the lettering and lift it had up and there's the clean advertising. >> advertising by cleaning, otherwise known as reverse graffiti. >> if you write "wash me" on a car in the dirt, that's a form of green graffiti. >> gym started it and gave us this video as his company did ads for companies all over europe. he sees it as a greener and
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subtler alternatives to billboards. >> we aren't using inc. or boards. >> the whole thing is done with water. >> here goes. >> the pressure is so high that the stream is moving supersonic. it's about mock 2. >> it's strong enough to cut through steal carving out a stencil for the clean ad. in about 20 minutes the low going for company patagonia is ready to hit the streets. >> i'm not using harsh chemicals, just the water and heat and pressure. >> that's away to blast away months of sidewalk grime to create the letters on the background of dirt. >> the dirtier, the better. >> reverse graffiti as an art form is not knew to san francisco. back in twit a graffiti artist from london came and cleaned the giant mural. >> they look at it and think its
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a spray painting. it's just a cold realization that the world is really, really dirty. >> paul goes by the name of moose. he was captured in this short it will many capturing the 140 photomural that was commissioned to help promote a cleaning product. >> what we call a larger than life product demo where you can see how well green works cleans. >> they get covered over in a few weeks from being walked on. people don't walk on walls. >> we are almost approaching four years. >> its still here. >> it is. >> almost. the logo has been wiped away. although he had a permit to create a mural, he didn't have a permit for outdoor advertising. >> is there a circumstance you allowed people to put adds on a public right-of-way. >> no. >> the department of public works is charged with keeping the city's sidewalks, streets, and, yes, the broadway tunnel free what have it calls graffiti. >> it's unsanctioned, unpermitted work that's been put on either buildings or the public right-of-way. >> and that's where it gets
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tricky. >> we aren't applying something to the surface, which is how most of the rules are written. >> he said so far he's never got anyone trouble because most governments, including san francisco's, have no law against cleaning. >> we are going to be investigating and taking a look at what enforcement code this falls un. >> instead of citations, he wants to see cities selling permits for clean ads. >> i believe people would tolerate advertisement on the ground in this form if they knew a portion of the money coming out of that was actually going toward funding schools or funding the national forests. >> and while the city figures out how to handle the new ads it's asked the companies responsible to come back and remove them by cleaning the rest of the sidewalk. in san francisco, johnathan bloom, abc7 news. >> saint carlos residents may smell natural gas this morning as pg&e crews reconnect a pipeline that was pressure tested. the crews will be recharging line 147 with natural gas.
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some gas will be vented in the air as part of that process. the work is expected to be over by noon. if you smell gas and have any questions about the source, call the utility's 24 hour service number. the golden gate bridge turns 75 next year. and the bridge district is planning a year-long celebration. in the works, a new visitors pavilion, two new scenic overlooks, and for the first time public tours of the bridge. no bridge walk this time. back in 1987 so many people turned out for the 50th anniversary they flattened the curve of the span. and i was part of the problem back, there flattening the curving of the span. >> i remember that. >> did you go? >> no. but i do remember that. you were there, though. >> it was fantastic. so willie brown and dianne feinstein walking around. star power. >> we are look for a nice afternoon if you like it nice and mild. we are talking about some fog moving into the picture for part
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of the weekend. i'll explain next. >> also next the texas-size collapse is complete. st. louis finishes off the rangers with yet another cardinal come back. larry beil has the highlights coming up verizon 4g lte.
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>> welcome back, everyone. we are looking out at the golden gate bridge. the 75th anniversary coming up next year. it is going to have a different look. there will be new places to look at that bridge from. right now we are looking at it near the toll plaza. more traffic than usual for a saturday morning. maybe people coming into town to get their halloween costumes. i don't know. maybe there was a big party last night that we weren't invited to. >> that could have been it. >> looking very nice if you like is it mild. not quite as cold this morning as yesterday morning as we head outside. still, several hours before we see the sun come up at 7:32. it's setting at 6:15 from our sutro camera skies are clear and we are looking at a very pleasant afternoon with numbers above normal. afternoon highs, oakland and san francisco, in the upper 60s. we will surpass that even at our beaches. we will see numbers in the low 70s. 50 in oakland, 41 napa.
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49 degrees in fairfield. definitely kind of cool out there with 50 in redwood city, 59 in los gatos. clear this morning and chilly in the valleys. chilly and mild this weekend. dry conditions continue on not only through halloween but it looks like into next week, as well. we will cool off. but we are looking high and dry for the next week or so. here's our setup. we have high pressure off the coast in the ocean and also inland and a weak trough to the north of us. this will play a little bit in our forecast tomorrow by pulling up some fog from the south. overall a dry pattern right on into next weekend. so if you are hoping for any snow, not going to happen. looks like this ridge of high pressure here to stay. so waking up to the chilly conditions, and we will see lots of sunshine, numbers anywhere from three to five degrees above the average. talk about a little fog moving up the san mateo coast come
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tomorrow. that will work to cool our numbers off slightly by sunday afternoon. today, though, 61 in the northern sierra with 88 in palm springs. we are talking 82 in los angeles and 78 in sacramento. wack home, afternoon highs low 70s here. enjoy that 76 in san jose, 77 in saratoga. peninsula, how about 72 degrees half moon bay today. 75 in palo alto with 75 milbrae. san francisco coming in at least five degrees above the arrange. beautiful day today, 73 for your high and 72 south city. and in the north bay cold mornings. by the afternoon we are talking mid-and upper 70s from san rafael, santa rosa. 77 in napa. near east bay look at all the 70s. 73 berkeley, san leandro and hayward today. head inland we will see numbers warmer with 77 concord, danville, and 78 in livermore. down by the monterey bay we are talking perhaps 81 degrees in
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gilroy and 80 in morgan hill. certainly not out of the question to see such warm weather in the fall, although this is the last weekend of october and we are talking pleasant conditions for halloween. our clocks will change next weekend. >> we are looking a little bit cooler but staying dry. very quiet pattern. i feel like we should enjoy it. >> did you do the animation on that pumpkin going back and forth? >> do you like that? >> i do like that. >> it was a team effort. >> team effort? >> yeah. >> no one person? >> no. >> thanks very much, lisa. >> okay. >> in sports tonight sixth ranked stanford battles usc at the coliseum and cal place usc at the rose bowl and last night st. louis ended the giants rangers as world series champs with a game 7 win over the text seas rangers. >>. the cardinals needed one more comeback last night in game 7 and now the world series title
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is theirs. nelson cruz and the rangers eager to put game 6 behind them. texas jumped on chris carpenter in the first inning. michael young going the other i with a. the ball drops in. josh hamilton scores. and it's 2-0, texas. just like game 6 the cardinals have an answer. bottom of the one, david freese, whatever this kid is eating, i want some. lace it into the gap, two runs scored. he would be the mvp. tied in the third. and cal bear allen craig deep to right and aloha, his third home run of the series. and carpenter dealing. five strikeouts, two earned runs in six innings and etches pitching on three days rest. little help here, nelson cruz deep to left. al len craig, robbed the home run right there. 6-2, cards. one out away from victory. david murphy to left and craig squeezes it for the final out. the cardinals who were ten and a half games out of the wildcard in august made the playoffs on
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the final day of the season and come all the way back, world champs for the 11th time in harris industry. >> finally got into the playoffs and said look, let's not get distracted f we can get all the way, or however far we go, we will enjoy it afterwards and here we are, we are going to enjoy it. >> two months we were supposed to be home watching the world series, now we are the world champions. >> the character of the guys on this team is second to none. i'm so glad to be a part of this. >> what a great series. a scare for cal basketball coach mike montgomery who had surgery for bladder cancer last week. the operation deemed a success and the former stanford and warriors coach said he's now cancer free. he made the revelations at pac-12 media day in los angeles. the 64-year-old coach said doctors told him he had a high grade bladder cancer but they caught it just in time. he had surgery on october 19th. after a little rest and
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recovery, plans to be back prepping for the upcoming season on monday. >> no,ive no limitations. it's just a matter of getting your strength back and being 100%. just so you know perspective wise, he said three months we wouldn't have found it, six months from now you would be done. so the timing couldn't have been better. if you have an ache or pain, get checked. >> good advice. just when it looked like the nabokov was close to an end, of of the lockout, things just completely fell apart. so the nabokov cancelled all games scheduled through november 30th. they wiped out the first month of the season. now the commissioner says a full 82-game season is impossible. the big issue, of course, money. how to split up the revenue. no further talks have been scheduled. stanford has beaten each. their last ten opponents by at least 25 points. that has not happened in college football in 75 years. it would be a shock if they can do that to usc later tonight. the cardinal heads to the
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coliseum in l.a. with 93,000 fans. they will be going crazy. it's the prime time game on abc7, kick being off at 5:00 p.m. stanford has beaten them in throw their last four meetings. they are favored by 8. the coach is expecting a rowdy scene. >> the crowd will be into it, the band will be playing, the horses running around. there will be a lot of stuff going on. i told the guys two weeks ago, you know, if you want to be a good team, you are going to have to play in big games and perform. >> and we have that game. stanford at 5:00 p.m. cal at ucla. a little no cal and so cal weekend. to the ice. charges in detroit. second period, murray bangs it off the boards. look at the speed by patrick marleau and he goes cop shelf. 2-1 sharks, his second goal of the season. and little joe to big joe. thornton adds an empty netter in
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the third and the sharks win their fourth straight on the road. one more reminder, college football, stanford and sc right here at 5:00 p.m. have a great weekend, everybody. i'm larry beil. >> next at 5:30, big bank backlash. how your local credit union could become the beneficiary of a growing national backlash against big banks. also digging into history. renovations on the oldest building reveal an original
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>> some big banks are back being down from their plan to impose new fees. bank of america said their five dollars monthly fee for debit cards is evolving. they will look into ways to make it easier for customers to avoid paying it. and one bank is cancelling it
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because of what they call customer feedback. david louie reports on a growing national backlash against big banks. >> the movement started on facebook. bank transfer day has already attracted over 29,000 likes. the goal is very simple, punish the banks that want to charge three dollars to five dollars a month for debit card transactions by switching to a credit union. the day is saturday, november 5th. county federal credit union in san jose will be ready. >> all of our branches will be staffed kind of extra for that day. we will have banners out at our branches and posters and the website. the information will be available. >> san jose credit union is also planning a big push that includes free food and prizes. more than 92,000 americans belong to credit unions. their trade group claims lower fees and higher rates save members billions a year compared to banks. federal credit union based in san jose doesn't charge for credit card use. while it has only six branches, it's 44,000 members get free
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access to over 28,000atms across the country. members say they love the personal atext. >> i actually had the ceo of the credit union call me at home wondering if everything was okay, if i had any questions, if i had anything i want to talk to him about, just come on down and talk to her. it was great. i've never had that happen before. >> some credit unions have charter restriction that is limit membership to people who work in the public sector or specific industries. other with a community charter can sign up members as large. and she said she's shocked by the number of people joining her movement. they don't have a target for the number of new customers they hope to get from the campaign. >> bank transfer day appears to have won its campaign against new major banks but that leaves one bank that still plans to charge the fee. abc7 news. there are only three weeks left in this congressional session and president obama said in his weekly address that american families can't wait any
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longer for congress to take action on fixing the economy. so he's making moves now. >> this week we announced a new policy that will help families whose home values have fallen to refinance their mortgages and save thousands of dollars. we are making it easier for veterans to get jobs putting their skills to work in hospitals and community health centers. we reformed the student loan process so more young people can get out of debt faster. and we are going to keep announcing more changes like these on a regular basis. >> the republican response calls for the president to support their jobs proposal with fewer regulars, no red tape and no new taxes. a sunyvale company said it shipped at least 13 internet blocking devices to dubai last year, destined for iraq. according to wall street journal the company doesn't know how the equipment got to sear are you. when it found out they alerted u.s. authorities.
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company is investigating other possible unauthorized transfers. as part of the transfer of the officers club is the latest build to go get an overhaul. it's one. city's oldest buildings in use since 1776. heather reports. >> by the time these pictures were taken in the 1930s and 40s, the prusidio officers club was already more than 150 years old. now they are digging into the history, revealing the original building and foundation laid down in 1776 by spanish colonists. an adobe expert and she is a key member of a teamwork to go restore and renovate the club. it's been the heart of military and social life of the base for 235 years. the intent is to keep it that
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way. >> it will be the same. it will still be a social center and community center and also our heritage center. >> a gallery will fill what is now the empty space between the oldest and newest structures here. the two-story special events building in the back will stay with its commanding view of the main post and bay. but with a face-lift from it's 1972 look. meet the circular fireplace in the upstairs bar. a new one is already in place. the most delicate work will on replacing adobe bricks in the original building, dating from about 1810. the first two adobe structures were destroyed by fire and earthquake. >> we used infrared tomography and impulse radar to try to give us an idea of the condition of the adobe without touching it. so we used these extremely high-tech methods to determine the condition of the most traditional material in the world, which is adobe.
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>> about 68% sand, 20 to 40% clay and some straw. >> taylor, the adobe expert, is here from new mexico. his crewmembers, also from new mexico, are building a sample wall to see how the replacement bricks will perform. the materials and methods are basically unchanged from 1776. >> every area, every region has their little quirks about how they make adobes because they use the material that's available to them so they will, like, for example, in the sierra, instead of using straw they will use pine needles, the tradition in the state of chihuahua, they will use horseman new as part of their mechanics because it counter acts the salt you find in adobes. >> the building's base and roof will be where most will be replaced because of water damage. >> in addition, when we talk about sustain ability, sustain ability starts with an already-built structure. so this is as green as it gets.
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>> it will be open and free to the public, hopefully in 2013. heather, abc7 news. >> lisa is here now with a look ahead to our forecast. >> like that. a lot of blue sky out there this afternoon. school this morning. not as cool as we have been. we are starting out with a nice, clear start. but another two hours from sunrise. then we are talking numbers above normal. how long will it last? i will have your forecast coming up. >> also ahead, the field of district attorney candidates in san francisco maying small. why it should be a
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>> welcome back. it's 5:39 on this saturday morning. we are looking out out toward the bay bridge. you can see it looks like a diamond out there. those are the walkways going up to the top of the tower out there. a new section came on yesterday. getting closer and closer to the reopening -- or the brand new span, i should say. we will have more on the forecast from lisa momentarily. if you think carving a pumpkin is hard, try carving one under aware. that's what is going on at the aquarium of the bay in san francisco. fighting curious fish and floating pumpkins, scuba divers are carving out goolish faces on the gourds. one took a bite. he was sampling it and leaving it there. it wasn't that tasty.
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you see the carvings every day through monday if you between see what underwater pumpkin carving looks like. that was not my major in college. great pictures, though. interesting stuff. >> we will have a nice halloween, typical, with cool conditions. we will be looking at subtle changes over the weekend, mainly with the winds. as we head outside this morning you notice we are fog-free. the sun officially coming up at 7:32. setting 6:15. the changes coming for the second half of the weekend. not big changes but we will look for a cooler period not until the end of next week. so we are talking about a prolonged period of some very mild conditions out there. in fact, temperatures above the average. right now, boy, it's chilly around the delta. 39 degrees. 52 fremont. 45 in novato with 45 in livermore. so clear this morning. chilly around the bay and we are talking sunny and mild over the weekend. dry condition for halloween.
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so this area of high pressure begins to head off to the east tomorrow. but as for today it keeps this trough to the north and we are looking at an extended area of high pressure with some very nice temperatures and a mild pattern right on through the next several days. but as this trough gets a little closer,we will be looking at patchy fog developing tomorrow. today, though, the chili start, the mild averages all across the bay. we are looking at temperatures almost as warm, in fact a little bit warmer in spots than we were yesterday. statewide, lower 80s in los angeles. so really everyone enjoying the mild conditions, the warmup. 79 in big sur with 88 in palm springs and 71 in yosemite. back home temperatures anywhere from five to six degrees above the average. los gatos 78 today, 76 sunyvale. peninsula 74, san mateo. and on the coast 72 degrees half moon bay. sunny skies, pacifica, milbrae.
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won't be looking at anything but good visibility here. downtown 73 and in the north bay we are talking 68 bodega bay with a light win. tomorrow more of an on shore push. 9 calistoga. across the bay, can you believe 75 degrees in oakland. just a couple more days left of october. 75 in fremont and once again, numbers in the mid-and upper 70s from dublin and pleasanton. 78 in livermore today and down by the monterey bay, temperatures pushing 80 degrees for morgan hill. monterey coming in at 72. now by overnight ton we will seattle bit in the way of patchy fog moving up the san mateo coast and that will take our temperatures down a few degrees tomorrow. anywhere from two to three degrees cooler with that sea breeze picking up and the morning fog for the latter half of the weekend. then by halloween we are talking very nice weather. mid-70s in the bay and inland and then a little bit breezy,
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offshore flow kicking in the middle of the cook. cooler weather, still no rain through the end of the week. >> halloween again, it's not on a saturday night. there's a bill now to move it to the last saturday in october. would you like that idea? >> no. >> what? >> no, not really. don't ask me. >> i did. >> yeah. >> for the halloween parties and you could be a little weak on sunday, if you want to call it that, and it wouldn't happen. if you have it on a weekday it interferes with your work. >> i suppose. a lot to think of. thank you. >> you're welcome. to the election for direct attorney in san francisco right now. a recent bay city usf poll shows incumbent leading his opponents. the feel of candidates may be small, but they all have diverse stands. this should be a lively contest. >> congratulations. >> former police chief was appointed district attorney in january by mayor good afternoon
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newsome. he succeeded her, elect the attorney general. he's a lawyer, veteran police officer who was assistant chief of the l. a. pd. he was early opponent of the crime tracking system who was credited with reducing crimes. he believes his management skills make him the best candidate for the job. >> you are not hiring an attorney, you are hiring the person who is going to run the organization. the experience here is understanding the criminal justice system, how do you deal with big issues, how do you deal with the personnel issues, how do you deal with community some. >> hi, you guys. i'm charmine balk. >> she has two years of experience as a prosecutor. grew up in san francisco. she's a nationally no one expert in human trafficking cases and currently heads a special operations unit handling dna and cold cases. she believes her lengthy trial
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experience makes her most qualified for the job. >> the only one ready for the prosecutor's job is the prosecutor. you are hiring a chef, i'm the only one doing the cooking right now. makes a difference if you are know the law and you are leading an army of trial lawyers. need to walk at least a mile in their shoes. >> and bill started as a san francisco prosecutor who later became a prominent defense lawyer. he entered the race at the last moment, filing his papers in august. this is his fourth run for the office. the last time in 2003 when he was defeated by camila harrison. he said he has everything his opponents have plus more. >> i have the administrative skills that george speaks about. i run a successful law practice for over 16 years. ms. bock talks about her experience as a protea prosecutor in alameda. i've ban prosecutor in san francisco for over 20 years. >> david is a senior fellow at u.c. berkeley center for criminal justice. he's a former san francisco police commissioner.
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he has worked extensively with community-based organizations trying to help teens stay out of trouble. he says the criminal justice system is broken and he's the one to reform it. >> i'm the only candidate who not only has law enforcement experience working on the san francisco police commission and in the mayor's office of criminal justice and working very closely with law enforcement, but also significant experience in the community. >> his number one priority would be to focus on getting kids out of the criminal justice system. all of the other candidates say reducing violent crime will be their primary goal. vic lee, abc7 news. >> don't go away. 7 on your side is next. >> you pay hundreds of dollars for custom shades, so why don't they fit? i'm mike finish ahead on 7 on your side. one consumer demand hey guys, what can i get for you? i would like a decaf 360 calories please. and for you? i'll have a triple iced 410 calories please. you want the 40 whipped calories on that?
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>> welcome back. lisa is talking about a nice day for the foreseeable future. looks nice and dry for halloween. specifics coming up in a little while. home improvement projects can be as nerve-racking as they are expensive. there are so many things that could go wrong and for one bay area family something did. here is 7 on your side's michael finney with their story. >> shifted the whole shutter over. >> everything looks perfect in the new bathroom this family just built. however, there is a problem. these size shutters are too wide for the window. >> they went outside and could see the shutters were off-center. >> you can see the frame. the shutter, but then over here you don't see that at all. >> stacy showing us how the wooden shutters stretch beyond
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the window frame and slightly into this alcove. there used to be custom made shelves in the alcove, but they no longer fit. so stacy had to take them down. >> didn't feel all that great. we spent -- it was a lot of money for us to buy the shutters. >> the window covering cost $780. stacy said it should fit perfectly. so they contacted j.c. penney and to their relieve the retailer agreed to correct the problem. >> she said that doesn't sound right. we will fix that. >> a technician came to the home, remeasured the window and they figured they would return with new shutters. instead, no one came and no one called. so the family contacted j.c. penney again. >> they said we are working on t we will double check. nothing. >> weeks win by, then months. still no shutters. and their custom shelves still
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sad behind the door. >> we were like, great, now what do we do? then we decided to contact 7 on your side. >> we contacted j.c. penney and after looking into their case the store agreed to give them their money and refunded the full $780. j.c. penney said customer satisfaction is our number one goal. fortunately we were able to resolve the customer's issue by refunding the full price of the shutters and allowing them to keep the shutters installed in their home. >> finally we got some resolution and we will be getting a new shutter. >> we would like to thank j.c. penney for stepping up and refunding the money. now if you have a construction problem or any consumer issue, let me know about it. go to i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> coming up next, acrobats, athletes and artists. the new
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>> here are your winning numbers from last night's mega-millions drawing, 1, 31, 49, 52, 56. the meg number is 41. nobody got them all. tuesday night's jackpot estimated at $78 million. in just a couple days the earth's population will hit a remarkable milestone, 7 billion people. the united nation demographers say odds are good the baby will be born in india, which has the
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highest rate of births per minnesota in the world. the estimated birth expected to occur monday. they said despite the milestone, the human growth rate is actually shrinking. a bay area has returned for a new engagement. totem is the newest cirque du soleil show. we have a sneak-peek under the big top. >> it is an astonishing display by acrobats, athletes and artists. the new show, totem, is about the evolution of man. we all moye the dazzling production that goes inside the show, but it's really backstage where the magic happens. we caught the often cyclist rehearsing, tossing goals to each other. this is what they look like in perform scans here is their costume. >> they represent autumn and the change of seasons.
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>> the wardrobe department maintains the designs. >> every night about 750 pieces, including hats, jewelry, wigs. and then at the same time we carry the same amount in backup. >> totem has about 250 props. this is a show about timing. >> we are very focused on the efficiency backstage. >> the show goes on and as you know the pace just keeps going from the moment you guys arrive in the big top until you leave. >> about flow and design. >> we operate all the systems. we are either under stage, above the stage in the house. >> the speakers get tuned daily. and this is the scientist-slash juggler, craig kennedy of philadelphia. rehearsing in his acrylic cone. craig has juggled since he was a kid. he became an engineer and then combined the two. >> it was fun for me to combine different things and juggling in different shapes and circumstances, bouncing, rolling, all source of things.
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>> it takes 300 people to put the show on nightly. most you never see. >> everything at cirque du soleil is more complicated than you might think. >> don sanchez, abc7 news. >> next at six a bay area lawmaker is accused of shoplifting at a high-end department store.
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>> in the news this saturday morning, october 29th, documentary filmmaker michael moore visits occupy oakland demonstrators. tonight some of them plan to protest the oakland police department. and an east bay assemblywoman is accused of shoplifting at a neiman marcus. she said it's a misunderstanding. >> good morning. waking up to clear conditions. numbers are chilly, 40s and 50s, but plenty of sunshine and mild afternoon highs this


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