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live, from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc 7 news. >> good morning, everyone, i'm carolyn tyler. thanks for joining us on this sunday, november 24th. let's start with a quick first look at the whether with our meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn, good morning to you. looking live, it is quiet. we do have low clouds, though, that have formed along the shorelines, but it is down to 33 degrees in santa rosa, that is 28 degrees cooler than yesterday. look at the numbers, 24-hour temperature change in the north bay and at the coast, so with less wind out there, it is in the 30s to the north and elsewhere mainly in the 40s, so a chilly start to the day, but by about 7:00, we'll still have the numbers in the mid to upper
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40s in the coast. noontime, 60s inland and another sunny and mild afternoon. winds are shifting from an offshore component to an onshore component. a look at thanksgiving, which may include rain, in a few minutes. carolyn? >> thank you, lisa. there is a new nuclear agreement between iran, the u.s., and five other world powers this morning. it was reached early today geneva time after weeks of secret meetings and decades of diplomatic silence. some loud objections are already coming from israeli leaders. abc 7 news reporter sergio contana has the details. >> u.s. secretary of state john kerry shakes hands with the iranian foreign minister. this deal marks the important step in what has been a cold history with iran. >> for what, 34 years, iran and the united states have not been able to talk to each other. >> at the white house, president
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obama says this agreement marks a promised new path for curbing iran's nuclear ambitions. >> since i took office, i made clear my determination to prevent iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon. >> in this six-month agreement, iran will limit its uranium enrichment to nonweapons grade level, dismantle portions of their centrifuge networks and also open their facilities to increased inspections. in return, iran will see eased sanctions that allow up to $4.6 billion in oil sales and $1.5 billion in sales of other goods, and the international community will not impose any new sanctions for six months. benjamin netanyahu says tougher sanctions should continue, but secretary of state kerry says ignoring iran would encourage them to grow their nuclear
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program. >> we believe that you would wind up with an iran with bigger stockpiles, with more advanced centrifuges. >> all sides in this negotiation say this is the first step in a long process, and if iran does not comply, the country could see even stricter sanctions, abc 7 news. coming up at 8:00 on abc's this week, george stephanopoulos will talk with secretary of state john kerry about this historic nuclear deal. that is this morning at 8:00 right here on abc 7. president obama comes to san francisco tomorrow. the president will visit the betty wong recreation center in chinatown and also attend a fundraiser. stay with abc 7 news for complete coverage of the president's visit tomorrow. you can also get updates any time on twitter. follow us at abc 7 bay area.
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two buildings are left gutted by fire this morning in san francisco. you can see the big flames in this video recorded by an abc 7 news viewer yesterday afternoon. abc 7 news reporter says the vintage buildings burned so fast, people barely had time to get out. >> reporter: massive flames and huge plumes of smoke billowed out of these buildings. the sight was shocking. >> people were just shell shocked. they were just so scared, so i was a little nervous, and it looked like it was traveling quickly. >> reporter: the fire moved so fast, firefighters attacked it from all sides, including the roof, the ground, and even from inside. the fire was everywhere. >> with the wood frame constructed buildings and zero property lines, buildings up to one another, when a fire starts,
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it gets into both buildings. >> there's heavy water damage, but the fire devoured what was inside the offices and apartments on the upper floors of the buildings. >> i hosed my house down, because i know with sing is shingles and my trees. i was worry about ashes. >> just about everyone on sacramento street was worried and scared. the owner of the italian bar first got his customers out of the building, then got others to evacuate. >> my safe is fire proof, but like i didn't even put one thing to the safe, knock on the door, go out, go out, run out! >> the fire didn't spread. there were no injuries and the cause is under investigation. in san francisco, abc 7 news. another fire in san francisco damage add popular restaurant. it started at 9:00 yesterday
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morning at little henry's italian food on larken in the tenderloin neighborhood. crews had that fire out in about 20 minutes. a floor heater appears to be the cause of a four alarm fire in burlingame. flames caused about $2 million worth of damage. police are investigating the shooting death of a man in san jose last night. it happened at capitol park, not far from interstate 680. police say they found the man who appeared to be between 18 and 20 years old lying on the ground with at least one gunshot wound. police say the man did not have an i.d. they are still trying to figure out who it is. it is san jose's 44th homicide this year. the naacp wants four students accused of bullying their black roommate to face felony charges. the four are all charged with
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misdemeanor hate crime and battery. prosecutors say they used racial slurs against the student, decorated rooms with nazi images, put a bike lock on his neck and blocked him inside the room. bumgarner told authorities he only did it because of peer pressure. a friend of the victim says it was so bad they just don't speak about what happened. >> as friends, we try to surround him with friendship, people he can come to if he wants, but we just let him do his thing and we're just there for him if he needs us. >> san jose state university officials will meet with the naacp tomorrow to discuss racial tensions on campus. that storm that moved through the bay area last week is now moving east, at least eight people have now died with four deaths reported in new mexico and texas. the temperatures dropped to the
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20s in new mexico yesterday, bringing icy roads that cause several accidents. it's not the only state being hit hard by the storm system. abc news reporter chuck severson has more. >> the powerful storm system is on the march across the country, heaping snow across the southwest all the way to the midwest. california got its first taste of heavy snowfall. the winter blast also swept over arizona. >> we definitely need it. it's good. we've been so dry, it's horrible. >> for those outside, it's miserable. snow cover and icy roads have caused hundreds of accidents, some of them deadly. plows are on the move. heavy rains played a part in saturday morning's crash of singer willy nelson's tour bus, nelson was not onboard, but three band members were hurt. it's not over yet, the storm will bring freezing temperatures and gusty winds just in time for the busy thanksgiving travel
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season when over 40 million motorists are expected to hit the road. chuck severson, abc news, new york. >> from the windstorm that swept through the bay area last week, the storm uprooted a number of trees, especially in the east bay. city crews are using chippers and power saws to clean up the branches and limbs. in rockridge, a crane was removed to use a cedar tree that fell against a house. >> it is remarkable. i've been extremely fortunate. i have a whole bunch of antique glass right near where the tree fell and hit the house and one plate fell off and broke and that was it. >> in lake merit, this giant eucalyptus fell down. the city crews say it's not a priority, they'll get to it when they can. high winds continue to be a problem for crews battling a wildfire in sonoma county.
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right now the fire is 25% contained, but fire still threatens a dozen buildings. a geo thermal power plant in the area is no longer threatened, but a cooling tower was destroyed. cal fire officials also say a 190-acre fire near napa is now fully contained. well, meteorologist lisa argen here now. this is, you know, the thanksgiving holiday. a lot of people traveling. >> right. we've had a wind shift, fog in parts of san francisco along the shoreline, but here's a look from the embarcadero, yes, festively lit up. we'll talk about thanksgiving and whether or not that rain will be a reality as we get closer to the holiday. that's coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also ahead, good news for holiday shoppers in san francisco. why streets near union square are open, even though there's a
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huge construction project below. and you know there's black friday, cyber monday, and now thanksgiving thursday. michael finney tells u to thsuffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear...
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relief services in the philippines. and a benefit was held in san francisco last night, musical performances and an artist auction. all proceeds will go to the national alliance for filipino concerns. total damage from the typhoon is estimated at $288 million. the final design for a suicide barrier on the golden gate bridge is nearing completion, but the money still needs to be found. the $5 million design is due to be finished in just a few months, but there's a report funding sources to construct the $50 million project must still be lined up. possible sources include the federal government and the metropolitan transportation commission, which paid for the design. some suggest collecting donations from tourists visiting the bridge. and a bow to the holiday
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shopping season. no construction around san francisco's union square for the rest of the year. crews have paved, relined, and reopened stockton street. the two blocks have been closed since last july for construction of the new central subway union square station. consumers welcomed this moratorium. >> i think it's a great thing, it's our own little sidewalk. >> work is still going on under stockton street. by tomorrow, the tunnel will have been bored under union square, marking a major milestone in that project. well, the holiday shopping season has already begun. the catalogs are arriving in the mail, amazon is sending out gift suggestion suggestions, so when is the best time to get the best deals? here's some tips, deals, and steals for the holiday shopping season. >> retailers, offline and on,
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are being forced to up their game. tamara gaffney is with adobe, a leader with internet marketing and transactions. she says retailers are scrambling because there are six fewer days between thanksgiving and christmas. >> that could translate to as much as $1.5 billion of lost sales for retailers online, so they are going to be really anxious to get you out the door and shopping on thanksgiving day. >> and that's in part why thanksgiving thursday is becoming the new black friday. mark is with deal news and says black friday is really more of a time period than an actual day. >> black friday is the friday after thanksgiving, but black friday sales happen pretty much all week long. again, we analyze black friday sales for q4, october, november, december for 2011 and 2012 and averaged equality of the deals. >> and what they find are deals that are better before and after black friday.
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>> the best deals happen on thanksgiving. the second best day is the sunday before cyber monday. >> and for thanksgiving thursday, sales are looking up. adobe is predicting online sales to increase by 25%. and get this, often our online shopping will take place when we're in a store. >> if you think back to the last time we had such a short season, which was 2002, we had flip phones, we were on aol, using a net scape browser, it was a very different world. today we have the bargain hunter's weapon of choice, our mobile phone. >> so we'll be multitasking, looking not just at prices, but availability. even salespeople will use phones to help shoppers. >> they also may get personalized deals sent directly to their phones while they are in the store, so it's going to be completely different than anything they've seen before. >> really, honestly different? >> honestly different. >> here's one last tip, if you
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don't want to fight hard core crowds on black friday, expect most deals to go through the weekend. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. if you're looking to add a new sweet something to your thanksgiving menu, ryan scott has some ideas. you may know ryan as the host of "food rush" on our live well network. here's ryan with a look at his "food rush" holiday challenge. >> it's that time of the year again. i'm going to give you a simple dish with four ingredients that's sure to be a treat for the holiday season. this is my holiday chocolate bark with pretzels and pistachios. set it right on a bowl, leave it for ten minutes and let it melt. take a spatula, mix the chocolate just like so. you take your melted chocolate and literally just pour it in and on your sheet pan. okay, you smear this guy out just like so.
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my version of bark, it can be anything that you want, but what i like on it is pistachios and pretzels. take pretzels, crumble them just like this right on top of your melted chocolate, pistachios, same thing, right over the top, and final little touch is a little bit of sea salt. 20 minutes to an hour in your fridge, and you are good. you'll find more festive recipes by tuning into the three holiday editions of "food rush." watch bakers compete to win the "food rush" holiday challenge. >> you can go to abc7news.com for ryan's holiday chocolate bark recipe. just click on "see it on tv," and he talked about the three "food rush" holiday challenges. well, tonight at 8:00, the first one begins on the live well network, comcast channels 195 and 715, episodes two and three
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air tomorrow and tuesday night at 8:30. so lisa, are you all set, are you all ready, ready, set, go! ready or not. >> well, beginning to feel definitely more like the season with the chilly air. we are down to 33 degrees in santa rosa. so contrast that to nearly 50 in san francisco, so once again, wildly ranging temperatures around the bay, much milder. 7:00, the official sunrise, and we will be looking at another mild afternoon. unfortunately, the drying continues, although the flow is becoming more onshore. we're seeing less and less of the northeasterly component. 51 year downtown, 42 in oakland, so we're looking at numbers around 40 degrees. redwood city, 44, half-moon bay, 39 degrees. you are 54 this time yesterday morning. emoriville, look at all the 30s. freezing in santa rosa, 35 napa, 36 navado.
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even concord to the upper 30s. livermore, 30 degrees. forecast highlights, chilly to the north, coastal clouds from san francisco, across the golden gate, into the north bay. sunny and mild for the next several days. looks like now instead of becoming likely rain wednesday and thursday, we're back to more of a chance, so still looking like it's changeable and i'll explain why in a minute. the weather that brought the rain and snow to southern california, moving east. with high pressure dominating much of the west coast, we are sunny and mild again today. and here is the outlook then for thanksgiving. it's a cut-off low and the further it stays offshore, obviously, the less chance of rain we have. now it is looking like it's going to stay offshore, but we're still keeping the chance of showers in the forecast for wednesday and thursday, because things do change, but not as robust and not as promising as it was a couple of days ago.
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so we'll keep an eye on that for you, but in the meantime as high pressure continues to build, we'll have another pleasant day today with fair skies. and look at the numbers, we're talking low 60s half-moon bay, san francisco, 62. head up to the north bay, from freezing to 65 in santa rosa, so certainly mild this afternoon. 64 in concord, fremont, morganhill. san jose, numbers in the mid 60s. here's the seven day forecast with temperatures ranging from 60 at the coast with the sea breeze. on monday, no changes there, as well as tuesday. wednesday, we're looking at just a chance of rain that continues into thanksgiving and perhaps maybe thursday morning, but otherwise, a ridge builds back and that means more fair weather friday and saturday. so not looking too promising, just the cooler weather will be with us for thanksgiving. abc 7 news is another great weather resource for you to
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follow. that's on twitter for the very latest bay area weather conditions, rain or shine, plus, power outage info and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. it tends to do that, lots of rain, no rain, maybe some rain. >> my mom is coming in on tuesday, she should be okay? >> yeah. >> the rain is a little -- >> yeah, always fun when your mom comes. >> absolutely, thanks, lisa. up next, "catching fire" is heating up the bo
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in london, the line aren't you a little short for a storm trooper may have been said a few times, because casting began for a new star wars movie. casting agents are looking for a female aged 17 or 18 and a man 19 or 20. they are not saying for what roles. star wars episode 7 will begin shooting next year and will be released in 2015. star wars is owned by our parent company, disney. "catching fire" isn't just the name of the new hunger games movie, it's also a description of its scorching box office numbers. the movie made more than $70 million in the u.s. on thursday and friday alone. international ticket sales
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topped $64 million combined. that's a few million more than it cost to make the movie. analysts expect "catching fire" to top $150 million in the u.s. for the entire weekend. well, ski season in tahoe is officially here. yesterday heavenly and north star resorts opened with limited operations. heavenly was supposed to open friday, but strong winds delayed that plan. tomorrow, kirkwood mountain resort will also open, like the two other resorts, kirkwood will make artificial snow to mix with snowfall. mt. rose and squaw valley open on wednesday. nobody finds it funny, the warning police are issuing across the u.s. and later, holy bat kid, san francisco. how the young caped crusader is now
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everyone deserves ooey, gooey, pillsbury cinnamon rolls. to those who've encountered welcome to covered california. new, affordable health plans so you can be ready for whatever comes your way. enroll today at coveredca.com. live, this is abc 7 news. welcome back, everyone. we're starting this half hour with a quick look at the weather. here's meteorologist lisa argen. >> hi, carolyn. good morning to you. we are certainly much, much cooler this morning. look at all the 30s out towards the san ramon valley, from napa, freezing in santa rosa. mid 50s, though, san francisco, and half moon bay at 39, as well as los gatos. good morning to you, 46 degrees. compared this time yesterday with the northeasterly winds, we were anywhere from 2 to 30 degrees colder, so we are looking at more of an onshore
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component, coastal fog, and by this afternoon, nice, sunny, and mild again today with temperatures mainly in the low to mid 60s, so we'll look at fair skies for the second half of the weekend, but what about the couple days leading up to thanksgiving? some changes, carolyn? >> thank you, lisa. governor jerry brown isn't saying yet whether he'll run for a fourth term. the filing deadline comes up in march, but "the los angeles times" reports on one important clue the governor has been adding to his campaign war chest, which stood at $13 million last july. since then, brown has collected an additional $4.2 million, before expenses. and governor brown typically keeps those expenses down by relying heavily on volunteers and old friends during his campaigns. alameda county voters will once again be asked to approve a sales tax increase, but this time the tax hike would have a
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time limit. you might remember that voters narrowly rejected a similar proposal last year, measure b-1 missed by just 721 votes. it would have permanently raised the sales tax from a half cent to a full cent to pay for freeway and transit projects. members of the county transportation commission tell our media partner, the bay area news group, they'll try again next november with a tax measure that would expire after 30 years. some changes coming to the post office next year. the cost of a stamp, yep, it is going up again. the one-cent hike will kick in on january 26th, making a single first class stamp 47 cents. this is the second year in a row the price of a first class stamp has gone up. police all over the country are warning people about a dangerous trend. groups of young men randomly attacking people in what's being called the knockout game. the attackers literally try to
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knock out their unsuspecting victims. abc news reporter has more. >> it's being called the game of knockout, but there's no fun in this game for its unsuspecting victims. groups of primarily young men have been seen attacking people randomly and knocking them to the ground with one blow. >> that's crazy that's what people do in their spare time. not a hobby, let's knock somebody the heck out. it's crazy. >> the attacks have taken place in different cities with different victims. last year in pittsburgh, a 50 year old english teacher was struck and knocked down to the curb. a 15 year old was arrested for that attack and several attacks have taken place in new york city. police made an arrest after flooding the area with additional patrols. new york activists, the reverend al sharpton spoke out against the attack. >> i mean, this kind of insane,
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there's nothing cute about that. there's no game play about that. knocking somebody out is not a game! :at least two deaths have been linked to the attacks this year. one psychologist said the attackers may be doing this to impress their friends, then bragging online about their violent deeds because of the publicity the attacks are getting. but in a new york city neighborhood near where an attack occurred, this woman described the assailants differently. >> i think they are cowards. >> deidre bryant, abc news, new york. >> yesterday, new york city police saiarrested a 28-year-ol man after a 24-year-old says he was punched in the face on friday. they are investigating whether it was one of those knockout assaults. new fallout this morning after an e-mail was leaked suggesting using images of less attractive women to recruit female soldiers.
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politico obtained the e-mail and in it, a colonel wrote, in general, ugly women are perceived as competent, while pretty women are perceived as having used their looks to get ahead. he now agreed to step aside from her leadership role in gender integration. a second colonel has also been suspended. needy families could be the losers after thieves stole a stockpile of food donations from a sacramento church. that food was meant to be given out as thanksgiving meals. some time last week, burglars crashed through a gymnasium window and stole turkeys with trimmings like potatoes and yams. much of the food was collect by a youth minister from her coworkers at uc davis. >> i called the church to tell them i got more donations and that's when i found out everything else was gone. >> wow, since news of the theft broke, people have been flooding in with new donations, hoping to replace what was taken.
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we are just days away from thanksgiving and food banks in the south bay say they don't have enough turkeys. in san jose, second harvest food bank has 6,500 turkeys this season but needs at least 12,000. sacred heart community service hopes for several more hundred turkeys, as well. we have put a link to both organizations on our website. if you can help, go to abc7news.com and look for "see it on tv." st. anthony's in san francisco hopes to collect 1,000 turkeys before thanksgiving. the church group kicked off its annual curbside donation drive yesterday. st. anthony's expects a record number of diners this year. their curbside service will accept turkeys and canned goods through thanksgiving. happening today, the families of two oakland natives who became nfl stars have organized their seventh annual turkey giveaway. the families of seattle seahawks running back marshawn lynch,
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shown here, and you're going to see him in a second, and cincinnati bengals quarterback josh johnson will hand out the turkeys and read letters from the two players. donated turkeys and side dishes will be given out on a first come, first serve basis, so you should arrive a couple of hours early. you see the information there, the turkey give away begins at 3:00 located at broadway and 45th street. ahead on the abc 7 sunday morning news, a bay area retailer said to have call add truce in what some see as an annual war on christmas. and here's a live look from our emeryville cam in the city, low 60s today, sunny, normal for this time of year, but as we move closer to thanksgiving, what is in store? meteorologist lisa argen will have your forecast i
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that amazing day continues. the local make a wish chapter hopes to grant 357 this year. miles' wish was not a fundrai fundraiser, but make a wish has already received $10,000 from t-shirt sales and that money will help fund more wishes. miles has inspired his school to hold a fundraiser for make a wish next week. all the kids will dress as super heros, and bat kid's family has set up a fund to help other families. >> they are setting up a bat kid fund to help the three charities most helpful to miles during his recovery. now that he's in remission, they want to give back. >> that's great. this bat kid fund is part of the 49ers foundation. you can learn more by going to abc7news.com and looking under "see it on tv." tomorrow, the bat kid and his family will be on "good morning america" for an exclusive interview. you can catch it right here on
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abc 7 tomorrow morning at 7:00. right here, right now, we've got lisa argen with a preview of your thanksgiving day forecast. >> no, it's beginning to come into shape with some cooler temperatures, the possibility of rain, but right now as we look outside, there's fog, you can't see it here. temperatures are near 50, so not as cool as it could be, but we are looking at some wet stuff from the seven day. i'll show it to you coming up. >> thank you, lisa. also coming up, the big game became an even bigger game for stanford as the cardinal blows out cal.
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well, we are about to officially kick off the holiday shopping season, and with it comes the controversy how companies should label their ads. one local retailer is in the middle of the controversy over merry christmas, versus happy holidays. it's the busiest shopping time of the year, and when retailers try to lure consumers, the american family association wants their advertising to say "merry christmas" rather than "happy holidays." we talked with the president of the conservative organization via skype. >> people buy gifts for christmas, and that's a tradition that we exchange gifts on that particular day, so there's nothing wrong with acknowledging christmas in your promotions and in your advertising and your greetings. >> his organization issues an annual naughty or nice list of companies, and for the first time, san francisco-based gap is listed as nice. no decorations up yet at the
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stores we stopped by, but wildman is declaring victory for a policy change after years of talks with the gap. >> they are going to make a conscious effort to say merry christmas in their advertising and stores. >> gap is not admitting to bowing to pressure, simply saying in a statement, this season we're including a number of seasonal greetings, such as merry christmas, happy hanukkah, and joyous kaun za. >> i go to happy holidays, you know why? in this community, there are thousands of muslims and jewish people. >> shoppers we talked to seem fine with either greeting. >> i don't really see it -- to me, it doesn't bother me either way. i can say merry christmas or happy holidays.
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or, i don't know, something in another language. >> and, by the way, we saw a gap commercial from last year and it included the words merry christmas, along with other holiday greetings, including happy qwanza. by the way, hanukkah is on the same day as thanksgiving this year. >> early, right? >> yeah, yeah. >> we have it all for you, too, in terms of the weather. in fact, things have changed overnight with a little bit of fog along the coast. this is around marin county and coastal san francisco. more moisture in the air has allowed temperatures to top out near 50 here, but the dryer air mass settling in. san francisco at 51. 42 in oakland with more 40s down the peninsula. redwood city, half moon bay, 39 degrees. take a look at these
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temperatures as we look at emeryville this morning. this is where things are definitely significantly cooler. 32, santa rosa. napa, 35. mid 30s for navato, fairfield. into the 30s. 24 hours ago, look how much milder we were with 14 degrees cooler this morning, half moon bay we were in the 50s here. it was 60 yesterday, santa rosa and san francisco and oakland, we were warmer. so we're looking at a chilly start in the valleys, and with the wind protected valleys, temperatures drop off quickly. even if there is more moisture in the air, which we have today and this morning, because those northeasterly winds have backed off. so we're getting back to normal slowly, so chilly conditions with sunny and mild readings the next several days. chance of rain comes our way thanksgiving and into wednesday night. right now, it's just a chance of
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rain. so here's this area of low pressure that is bringing some pretty good snow now to the southern plains and rockies. it could be a problem for the northeast come thanksgiving as it continues to travel southward across the lower 48. sunny and mild as high pressure has built on in, but we're looking at the moisture content coming up, so that will allow for some mild temperatures today. the onshore flow, still nice. how about 14 degrees this morning at the tahoe valley airport, so certainly cold in the mountains. lower 60s in sacramento, very quiet throughout the day today and the next several days, but here's a look at wednesday. you'll notice this area of low pressure is offshore and it's a cut-off low. it's going to remain offshore and looks like now it's going to be taking that track a little bit further away from the coast. and with that, it leaves us a chance of rain coming wednesday and thursday, but these things
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are notorious to change, so if it gets any closer, the chance of rain could increase. 64 today for oakland, as well as fremont. up in the north bay, you'll be in the upper 60s and the titans today, the raiders hosting them, with plenty of sunshine, low to mid 60s. sun setting at 4:52. the accu weather forecast says we'll stay dry and mild through tuesday, clouds tuesday afternoon, then wednesday, thursday thanksgiving, chance of showers. doesn't look like much now, then it could linger into friday. but that's being optimistic. >> all right. we really have to keep an eye on that, or you do. i don't. >> yeah. >> all right, thanks, lisa. let's check out sports. rookie matt mcgloin is going to start his second time around with the raiders this afternoon as quarterback. oakland hosts the tennessee titans at the coliseum. kickoff, 1:05. the niners are in washington
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tomorrow night. ninth ranked stanford will have to wait a week to find out where they'll play arizona state in the pac-12 championship game. yesterday, the cardinal clinched a spot in the conference title game by blowing out at cal in the 116th big game. here's mike shumann with the highlights in this morning's sports. >> well, the 116th big game was a big rout as stanford wins their fourth straight over cal. they are back in the rose bowl picture thanks to arizona. stanford seniors have never lost to cal, taking up residence, career day, ready to bust out with this end around. 31 yards, 7-0, stanford. cal answered. breaks the bears' single season record for passing yards. ties it at seven, but he left with a shoulder injury. kevin hogan, no td passes the last five games, finds some today. hogan threw for a career high
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329 yards. finally we reach the second quarter. hogan dumps it off to montgomery and he does the rest. 72 yards, 28-10, cardinal. then sets a record with his fifth touchdown of the game, 11 seconds left in the half. corner of the end zone, stanford hangs on with a 63-14 victory. cal ends their dreadful season 1-11. >> i don't have much to say, you know, it is what it is. wish it was better. it's on me, you know, all i can say. >> all we talked about was the axe, the rivalry, the legacy of the big game, and we talked about the guys that play in this game. you get memorialized to a certain degree. we also talked about you can have summer internships and jobs here, you want to be able to say you kept the axe. >> arizona beat oregon, so stanford and arizona state will play in the pac-12 title game on december 7th. warriors hosting portland
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with steph curry back in the lineup. both losses for golden state. blazers come to town with nine straight wins. iguodala is out after pulling a hamstring friday night in l.a. damian lillard drills a three to tie the game at nine. klay thompson knocks down a three in the second, but he would foul out of the game. curry got hot in the third. opens up a nine-point lead for the warriors. then game the fireworks. locked up with joel freeland. we have ourselves a little scrum. nobody hurt, of course. they'd get back to basketball. portland took over and outscored 42-18 in the last 15 minutes. lamarcus . sharks hosting the devils, first period, drills it in from the point, top shelf on future hall of famer martin brodeur. 1-0, san jose.
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