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and when we turn over the keys, the car is in pretty good shape. >> the president confident in the state of the nation and optimistic about where it's going. tday for the first time he addressed americans about the coming transition at the white house. good afternoon, i'm dan ashley in for larry beil. >> and i'm ama daetz. >> in his first address since election president obama urged americans to give donald trump a chance. president obama commended president-elect trump on his ability to tap into voter enthusiasm. he hopes donald trump will use that gift for good once he's sworn in january 20. he also believes donald trump wants to reach out to people who feel anxious about the coming four years. >> i don't think he's ideological. i think ultimately he's pragmatic, and that can serve
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him well. do i have concerns, absolutely. of course i've got concerns. he and i differ on a whole bunch of issues, but, you know, the federal government and our democracy is not a speed boat. it's an ocean liner. >> president obama said some of the expectations donald trump supporters have will be halted by the enormity of the job. president obama hopes members can reflect on their mistakes and work to reach all people in the country. >> those concerned about president-elect donald trump, abc 7 news reporter sergio quintana and unity was the theme today. >> reporter: and the mayor acknowledged that there are clearly a lot of people in san francisco and throughout the bay area who are still shocked and the selection of donald trump to presidency and the mayor says that the national election will not change san francisco or its
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value values. after nearly a week of vocal protest in the streets the san francisco gay men's chorus led city hall in a message of unity. ♪ >> reporter: mayor ed lee pledged san francisco would remain a beak oven influence. we stand united and we will help protect all of our immigrant families in this city. this weekend on cbs's "60 minutes" president-elect donald trump renewed a promise to immediately report some documented immigrants. >> drug dealers, a lot of these people, probably 2 million, even 3 million. getting them out of our country. >> according to the department of homeland security and centers of immigration studies on washington, d.c., those figures would include some people who were here legally. today at the white house president obama offered his concerns for young people who
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are part of the deferred action program called the d.r.e.a.m. act. >> by definition they are part of this program they are solid wonderful young people of good character. >> reporter: during a noon demonstration at the barth station in oakland one protesters says donald trump's stance on imgation was shocking. >> my family was worried about it. pretty mad about it. he's nixing his papers and we don't know what will happen. >> reporter: not knowing what will happen is what she says is most frightening. sergio quintana, abc 7 news. >> high school students in the east bay -- >> our post-election coverage continues later in the newscast and we'll look at an art project helping people deal with the divisiveness exposed by the election. it appears to be sticking. that's coming up at 4:30.
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and the el cerrito police department has announced a $50,000 reward in the unsolved murder of james gilliland. the attorney was shot dead last month as he walked up to his front door. abc 7 news reporter elissa harrington it live near his home and spoke with a longtime friend? >> until now the case has run pretty cold. we have no motive, no shooter description. we don't know if this was random or if this person was waiting for the attorney when he came home. police theepd this money gets them the answers that they need, and they are willing to let a tipster stay anonymous. >> it's been traumatizing, you know. it's -- who who do this kind of thing. to a man who is so giving and, you know, never to my knowledge has never upset anybody. >> reporter: john vincent knew jim gilliland more than 30 years and monday stopped by his el
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cerrito home. he says the past two and a half weeks have been painful. police have made no arrests in his friend's murder back on october 27th and don't know a motive. the prominent san francisco attorney was shot to the death on his front porch, and now an monnous donor put forward $50,000. the reward for information that leads to an arrest and a conviction. >> it's our belief that someone out there knows what happened. someone knows who did it and we hope that this is enough to get them to tell us in a court of law. >> reporter: lieutenant robert de la campa hopes this brings closure in the care, the city's only home side 2016. >> for the good of everyone we want that person possible apprehended, want that weapon, off the streets. already been used to kill one person >> reporter: 62-year-old attorney worked at the kill patrick, townsend and stockton law firm and handled intellectual property cases for some silicon valley tech companies like apple and oracle. and in a state a managing
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partner says the larger community, not just the legal community is a much lesser place without jim. whoever responsible for this heinous crime needs to be brought to justice. elissa harrington, abc 7 news. >> a homicide investigation under way right now in oakland about 1:00 p.m. police got a call that someone had been shot on 32nd street just off ade li ne. the victim was pronounced dead at scene. investigators combed the entire area for witnesses and maybe video and are not giving out any detail. they say the victim was in his 30s who was shot and killed on the sidewalk. >> a ruptured pipeline is leaking gas into sewer lines evacuating sewer lines in san jose between meridian avenue and race street. there's an evacuation center two blocks east on park avenue. abc 7 news was in the midtown neighborhood as crews responded. the fire department and pg&e are trying to cap and the leak and eventually sewer lines. firefighters say a construction
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crew hit the gas line around 11:00 this morning. >> hasn't been a good day to fly out of sfo. foggy conditions take a look and foshsd the cancellation of five flights and delayed 132 others. the delays on both incoming and outgoing flights averaged 91 minutes. no delays were report at oakland or mineta san jose international airports. >> the fog kept some people from seeing the brightest moon it in almost 70 years. check out what's being called the supermoon, so stunning, so big and bright because it's 30,000 miles closer to earth than usual. this is the closest it will beful 2034. now, there is another chance to see it tonight if the weather cooperates. let's find out from abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. saida-na? >> vul to find your places appropriately and he got some fog and take a live look at live doppler 7 and the view of the supermoon will be limited. fog is still around on the radar and look at the visibility down to six miles and foggy in oakland, half moon bay and also
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four mile visibility and here's a look and foggy areas and limited view of the full moon tonight. you will have to go into some parts of inland north bay or east bay to get it. hour by hour planner, the moon rises at 5:40 tonight. temperatures in the 509s and 60s and foggy areas between 8:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. and by midnight we are look at areas of dense fog. there may be just more than just some fog in the forecast for tomorrow. i'll be back with the detail coming up. dan and ama? >> airbnb is crying uncle this as city is about to impose more regulations that would limit short-term rentals. abc 7 news reporter lyanne melendez is in the newsroom about why the change of heart. >> according to the city airbnb would always promise to cooperate with the city when it came to registering people and it really never did.
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now at this point airbnb feels it is cornered with nowhere to go. airbnb born and raised here in san francisco, now have to be more of a partner to the city. for many airbnb has been a life saver and this woman has used the extra income to meet ends meet. >> the had a lot of medical bills and time off from my regular income and that's kind of my story. >> she is registered at the airbnb host and many more are not. after years of holding out, airbnb now says it will be cooperate with the city and its mandatory registration system by giving out names and addresses of their hosts. airbnb told "the chronicle" it's planning on signature at table to address the issues in a win-win scenario. why the change of heart? last june the board of supervisors passed an ordinance that said airbnb could only collect booking fees off the
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units that are legally registered. airbnb went to court to try to stop the city but last week a federal judge hinted it would not side with airbnb. >> that more than anything else has driven them to the position where maybe now it's time to make nice and to follow some rules. >> thank you, sir. >> reporter: today at a committee hearing people voiced their disapproval with another proposed ordinance that would cap the rentals to no more than 60 days a year. the full board votes tomorrow. >> i am very worried that not allowing me to host my room for more than 60 days will put me on the senior endangered list. sinese to who have already registered are grandfathered in and won't have to face a cap. in san francisco, lyanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> a major step is possible today in the effort to build a new stadium for the raiders. sources tell abc 7 news that the
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city council is meeting in a special closed session right now. where a vote is expected on an offer for the coliseum property put forward by a group headed by the nfl hall of famer ronnie lott who you see on the left of the screen mike schum ha nn. the alameda county board of supervisors will vote on this as quickly as tomorrow. if approved by each entity the lott group could enter into negotiations with the raiders in a deal to build a stadium. all of this comes as the raiders consider an offer to move to los angeles. >> heads up here. the raiders play the houston texans a week from tonight on "monday night football" in mexico city. we'll carry it live right here on abc 7. our coverage begins at 5:00. hope you can tune into that. should be fun. coming up on abc 7 "news at 4:00," the helping hand being offered to students at bay area university who are struggling to afford the basics.
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>> i'm spencer christian in hayward with the abc 7 give where you live thanksgiving food drive. in a movement find out where you can help fight bay area hunger. >> thanks, spencer, and the first appointments in president-elect trump's administration. there is concern tonight among progressives. >> 7 on your side's michael finney is taking your questions on twitter and facebook. just post them with th the #askfinney. he'll answer those questions here live a little bit later. >> and a look live from our traffic camera as you look at 101. you can see it's a little bit sticky as folks try to make their way going across the top is 880. that's actually
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us cal officials are considering their first tuition increase which would cost students another $it 70 a year. officials say financial aid would cover most students. both systems are dealing with a growing demand tone roll more students and hire more faculty and they hve to do it with a
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smaller share of state fundings than in previous years. both governing boards will discuss the potential hikes this week. >> you know, there are many college students in need and that's why the second half vest food bank is bringing food to students at san jose university. >> abc 7 news reporter matt keller has more now on what they are trying to do. >> the starving college student stereotype can feel a little too real sometimes. today on the san jose state campus second half vest food bank brought 15,000 pounds of food for their mobile food pantry ten days before thanksgiving. >> if you're hungry and you don't know where your next meal is coming from, that's going to affect your ability to concentrate in the classroom and prepared for mid terms. >> food and security may be more widespread than you think. 20% of students didn't eat in a day because they didn't have enough money and 40% skipped a meal because of financial issues. >> it is difficult especially if you have financial issues. >> many go throughout the day without eating and kind of not
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being able to eat. >> to qualify for the mobile food pantry students must have an annual income below $23,540. they can fill up their bags with fresh fruit, and grocery. >> it's on your mind and having to go to school and doing everything by yourselves. >> san jose state expects this to be a monthly event and second half vest food bank says this becomes more and more popular and they could make this a bimonthly event. >> at san jose state matt keller, abc 7 news. >> abc 7 has partnered with bay area food banks in the past 25 years to help feed our communities to the annual give where you live food drive. >> weather anchor spencer christian joins us live from heyward where the alameda county food bank mobile pantry just distributed food to a couple hundred families. >> they do great work as do all of the area food banks and abc 7, of course, is proud of its
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partnership with the feeding food bank america from san jose to santa rosa and all on behalf of our parent company disney i'm proud to present this $15,000 check to susan baits who is the executive director of the alameda county food bank so how far will this check go in fighting hunger? >> it will go a good way. 34,000 meals to low-income residents throughout alameda county. >> and the need continues to grow. >> and we're here with the mobile pantry and families have been served more than 200 and this will help us do efforts like this and help many, many struggling families. >> and you have tremendous volunteer efforts going on here? >> aren't they wonderful? >> fantastic. have a lot of help and only have two staffers here all supported by volunteers. >> we'll ask our viewers to volunteer in our own way to help out. here's what you can do.
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donate $10 by texting the word feed to number 80077 and that $10 will mean a lot to families going into this holiday system. back to dan and ama? >> sure will. certainly does. with spencer out there we have the big moon we want to see tonight. >> it's incredible last night. >> watch it from our home, dan and ama, and i know you get another chance tonight and you really have to pick where the fog is and find a spot because there's fog around. just like last night. live doppler 7 and you'll see that there is fog signature near the coastline and it is right near the bay in spots. kgo roof camera, a beautiful view and didn't look like this afternoon, the breeze has come in and the skies have cleared. up ir50s to the low 60s from san francisco to mountianview right now. oakland as well. san jose 67 and gilroy at 70 and a live look from the tower you're seeing blue skies and low
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70s from santa rosa to livermore and quite comfortable and where the sun came out early and the sun came up in the 70s and cooler overall and we'll get a beautiful shot sun going down. areas of dense fog overnight and possible sprinkles and shower chance on westerns and it is turning much cooler mid-week and here's the hour-by-hour forecast tonight at 11:00. we'll have foggy areas. going into your morning commute you'll notice a few showers developing around the sea ranch area and the system will not hold together pretty well. fog could be dense in pox and at 7:00 a.m. may see a few more sprinkles in the north bay and then the system starts to fall apart and may squeeze out a few drops right around the san francisco coastline and don't be surprised if you do run into a few drops in addition to seeing low visibility for the morning commute. temperatures in the upper 40s to mid-50s and cool enough to where you'll need that jacket and for the afternoon we'll keep it on the cool side and plenty of cloud cover and a little more
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sun in the south and we're look at temperatures in the 60s across the entire bay area and fast forward to wednesday. same system may bring in a slight possibility of showers around 7:00 a.m. wednesday. it's not real defenseity. 9:00 a.m. and the biggest thing that you're going to notice with this system is just a few sprinkles or a light shower but the biggest thing you'll notice is the cooler air. we i'll bring in the storm impact scale and this is a better likelihood that we'll see rain saturday through monday and light to moderate in intensity and light intensity on sunday and breezy at times and if you're making your weekend plans, saturday in the north bay, spreads by saturday evening and going into sunday and it will continue and as we head into monday and rainfall totals could be pretty impressive as we get closer, we'll pinpoint that for you. accuweather forecast morning fog and sprinkles to watch out for tomorrow and isolated showers are possible and you can download the abc 7 news app to keep you posted on things and pretty much dry thursday and
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friday with near average and one on the impact scale and we bring in a light system and notice the temperatures dropping wednesday and thursday. upper 50s to low 60s. you'll need the heavier clothing and feeling like fall. maybe even as close to winter. >> coming up, commercial crab season begins tomorrow but there's a catch. that story is ahead on abc 7 news. >> and later the nights went out in the north bay where a bright holiday tradition is going dark.
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well, just in time for the holidays you can now donate to many charities by using apple pay. apple just expanded the app to include payments to non-profits. 18 non-profits now accept donations through apple pay including the american red cross and the united way. many shoppers prefer apple pay because they don't have to re-enter their card and contact information with each purchase. you'll soon see fresh local crab at the grocery store. the dodgeness grab season becomes tomorrow with a limitation. crabbing isn't allowed on a 60-mile stretch of the marin and sonoma county coastline because of potentially high levels of a deadly toxin. the same toxin led to a delay of crab season last year. seafood markets expect to have local crab for sale starting on wednesday. an extremely rare sea turtle has been found in wales thousands of miles from its natural habitat. the turtle was stranded on the beach near a zoo in and el sea
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where she's been treated. the staff called her menai and worked hard to save her life. the turt s&l usually found in tropical water off the coast of mexico and the southern united states so it's a little bit strange. >> yeah. coming up on "abc 7 news at 4:00" there's controversy around donald trump's first appointments. >> and call it the post it protest. bay area residents share their election feels on b.a.r.t. station walls. >> also the city officials in west virginia are being asked to resign over hate-filled comments over first lady michelle obama. >> and a look at how drivers are handling some major changes on a
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all seems beautiful to me. and here are your headlines at 4:30. there's now a $50,000 reward to help find the kill ker of a prominent east bay lawyer. james gilliland died after being shot on his front porch last month. police haven't named a suspect. they said a private donor has offered the reward. reporter vic lee tweeted there's now a reward to find a man who shot at overs last night in san jose. coming up at 5:00 vic looks at a growing problem in the neighborhood where it happened that wants some neighbors wanting to escape. laura anthony tweeted video of students in lafayette protesting the results of the election
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which had hillary clinton winning a majority of the votes and still losing the presidency. at 5:00 laura talks to experts who blame what they consider to be an archaic voting system. president-elect donald trump will be sworn into office in a little more than two months. he's building his staff and now two of his top picks are being criticized. abc news reporter maggi rulli has more. >> reporter: the white house staff is shaping up with two big hires from the president-elect. first to join, republican national committee chairman reince priebus as chief of staff. >> i predicted inny 20 and 30 years they will write books about this president and how well he did and how he's followed through with his promises and that the american people love the job that president-elect trump did. >> reporter: the longtime washington insider is teaming up with washington outsider steven bannon as chief strategist. the former goldman sachs baker and recent editor-in-chief of the right wing outlet breitbart has drawn criticism with its
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ties to the alt-right movement and ties to white nationalism. >> we're concerned that this will become more of the mainstream conversation, that it will be legitimizeded. >> reporter: bought the council on american islamic relations and the anti-defamation league have denounced his atonightment but trump's campaign manager kellyanne conway says she sees bannon differently. >> people should look at the full resume help. has a harvard business degree, a naval officer. he has success in entertainment. >> reporter: meanwhile, president obama is doing his best to calm worldwide anxiety over the future of the white house as he departs for his final trip overseas as america's head of state. >> the in my conversation with the president-elect he expressed a -- a great interest in maintaining our core strategic relationships and so one of the messages that will be be able to deliver is his commitment to nato. >> reporter: obama and trump
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were impressed with each other when they met last week but when asked today about another face-to-face he said he couldn't confirm whether the two would meet again before obama leaves office. >> a public art project spreading across the nation protesting president-elect donald trump is now in san francisco after first popping up in oakland over the weekend, and it is made out of sticky notes. abc 7's jessica castro choice how the art aims to spread kindness. >> the wall of empathy is little more than a wall of sticky notes but it's the messages of inclusion skwaulcrawled on thos notes that artists hope will stay permanently. >> i wanted people to read directly, people who have felt like maybe their lives don't matter. >> reporter: artists in this case are regular people who happen to walk by the 16th street mission b.a.r.t. station or four other locations in the bay area. >> when you saw in this wall what made you stop and decide to
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participate? >> i come over here every single day, this is how i get to work and i live just a block away. >> reporter: at a place where so many start or end their daily commute, folks here are hoping their messages travel not only to their neighbors but perhaps even the white house. >> now more than ever it's important for us as a community to come together, to make sure that we're moving forward and making progress instead of regressing. >> reporter: organizers say it's a type of therapy after last week's election results. >> to help people process what they are feeling and the other is to send a message to our neighbors who are afraid for their own safety right now that we are community and we stand in unity. >> a lot of memos are similar to slogans seen in numerous protests nationwide, messages like all lives matter or love trumps hate. the inexpensive $125 art project holds a wealth of emotion on a rainbow of post-its.
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life's little notes lending big support for a variety of groups. in san francisco, jessica cass crow, abc 7 news. new numbers from the fbi show americans reported more hate crimes last year. the total number of hate crimes grew by more than 6.5% and crimes against muslims skyrocketed by 67%. civil rights groups have worried about anti-muslim backlash in the u.s. analysts believe the number of hate crimes might be up because local police are doing a better job track them. calls today for west virginia mayor to step down after she wrote a racist facebook post referring to first lady michelle obama. pamela ramsey taylor is mayor of clay, west virginia. ramsey taylor calls mrs. obama, quote, her words, an ape in heels. 2,700 people signed a petition to remove ramsey taylor from office. tomorrow night's city council meeting will focus on her future. she's been removed from her other job at a development company in town. a jury found a georgia man
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guilty of murdering his son for leaving him in a hot car. justin ross harris was accused of intentionally leaving his 22-month-old son cooper in his suv while he was at work. prosecutors say harris left the toddler to die because he wanted to be free from family responsibilities. they showed evidence he was sexting with six women on the day of his son's death. defense attorneys say the boy's death was a tragic accident. harris faces life in prison when he's sentenced on december 5th. veteran journalist and co-anchor of pbs's "newshour" gwen ifill dade today of cancer. she began her career as a newspaper reporter and then switched to television working for nbc news and pbs. she moderated two vice presidential debates. ifill took leave for health reasons earlier this year. she made her illness public -- she never did make it public. a week ago she went on leave again taking her away from election night coverage which is why you did not see her. she was ill. ifill was 61 and a remarkable
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journalist. much more still to come on "abc 7 news at 4:00," the art museum takes a step towards reopening in san francisco. >> i'm michael finney. ask finney is just ahead so i'm still taking your questions on twitter and facebook. just post it the with t the #askfinney and i'll answer them right here in just a little bit. >> i'm abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. you can see the sun going down from the exploratorium camera but it won't look like that tomorrow morning as fog rolls.
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the cartoon art museum is closer to reopening in san francisco. abc 7 news was on beach street as the director gave us a preview of the museum's new home near gearedly square. the home still need to be renovated and it will be open next spring. the cartoon art museum was forced to leave its longtime home last year because of a rent hike. the city offered financial and technical assistance to keep museum in san francisco. >> you know, abc 7 has partnered with bay area food banks for 25 years to help feed our communities for our annual give where you live and abc 7 news anchor spencer christian joins us live from hayward where the alameda county mobile pantry is taking donations. hey, spencer. >> hunger is a problem across the entire population, but did you know that one-quarter of cal state university statewide are considered food insecure.
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well, cal state east bay students are determined to do something about it. joining me is andrea wolfson from cal state east bay student affairs and tell us about your program pioneers of hope. >> it stands for helping our pioneers excel and we started an advisory board this summer to address food and housing needs for students. we opened up the food pantry in october at cal state east bay and opening up one at our concord location in december and we'll have a food pantry kiosk in the library to be able to support after hours and weekends to support our students who are -- who have food insecurities. >> that's fantastic. >> how huestic are students about this effort? >> students as well as faculty and staff have been very, very supportive. they have contributed to toiletries and career clothing, healthy snacks and coats and socks and that's all our drive from september to december and they have all been very, very supportive this year. >> thanks so much and let me remind viewers you can help out also by texting the word feed to
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the number 80077. that translates into a $10 donation. dan and ama? >> fantastic, spencer. thanks very much. >> it's time for us to check on our weather. >> indeed, meteorologist speth sandhya patel is here and it will cool down a little bit and will we see the big moon. >> it depends on where you are, ama and dan, and as you look at live doppler 7 the fog will expand later on tonight and you have to go into the inland east bay valleys and north bay valleys to get a glimpse of the supermoon and temperatures in the 60s. a cooler day for most areas and out of the 70s that we've seen today and we bring in our storm impact scale and one is a light system and 5 is a severe storm and as we head into the weekend we will see some 1s showing up so let's first start with the next couple of days. there's a sprinkle or shower possibility tuesday and wednesday and best chance on tuesdays in the north bay and wednesday it can pretty much pop up anywhere and as we head towards the weekend this is when we have a better likelihood of seeing rain. saturday, sunday, monday as a
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couple of systems visit us and provide us with the wet weather. that's what you'll notice is the temperatures taking a nosedive. average high is 65 degrees and tomorrow san jose 67 and it's cooler tomorrow and then we'll go even cooler wednesday and thursday, low to mid-60s before those temperatures and recover again as we head into friday and this is what you need to watch out for is live doppler 7 and the nothing and always download the abc 7 news app and help you track that fog and could be a dense fog advisory being issued and we'll send you the push alert if it is set. dan and ama? >> thanks, saida-na. >> the san francisco road construction project and many fear and cripple the commute but for how long. >> also, find out about a possible association between heart failure and certain diets, especially when it comes to protein. >> 7 on your side's michael finney answering your questions including how s
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construction is now under way on a major road projects that will change the way thousands make their way through san francisco. the work on vannes avenue which runs through the heart city will
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take years and several phases to complete. amy hollyfield has the story. >> reporter: live on vanness avenue will never be the same again. this morning commuters learned for the first time that left turns are no longer allowed. some drivers sounded a bit distraught. >> it's really craze and it's really bad. >> it's not convenient, but i'm sure they -- they need to do it to take care of the streets. >> reporter: muni officials say they were pleased with the first morning of the new reality. >> we did put a lot of information out there to warn people that these changes were coming and to let them know they should take alternate routes and take muni if they can and there were a lot of people on muni this morning and looks like a lot of people were taking alternate routes. >> the plan is a little pain now for a big payoff later. cars not turning left and moving buses to the middle lane should save a lot of time according to transportation officials. >> it will speed things up, have to wait for cars to make a left turn and waiting for buses going in and out of bus zones and increasing service along the corridor and putting that all
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together could save up to 15 minutes. >> not turning celeste a big change and some residents say they could envision the benefit. >> sort of hold up the traffic anyway and you can always make a right and take a side street and go in a different street to make a turn. >> and i think keeping van ness straight makes it more efficient. >> you can still get a left on to broadway if you're southbound, lombard and hayes if you're northbound, and one more heads up. they will be closing down a lane in each direction either later this week or next so plan accordingly. >> in san francisco, amy hollyfield, abc 7 news. >> all right. time now for ask finney. 7 on your side's michael finney questions sent to him via facebook and twitter and e-mail. victoria asked how do you find an affordable vacation package for somebody on a budget? >> i love this conversation. go to websites that really concentrate on just one thing, where you tend to find great
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things, is a great one going to las vegas. any of the cruise sites, really compare them, you'll find great deals there. i love travel zoo which is a great option right now. they give you locations all over the world. one of my favorite right now is iceland for i think it is four days, three nights, flight, hotel, everything, $700. >> whoa. >> that would be cool. >> go to iceland, they have a new airline flying there. >> bring your own coat. >> very good. >> beverly from fremont asked why do u.s. mail people deliver packages where others can see them from the street and they can possibly get stolen? >> you know what, they don't have to do that anymore. you can tell them where you want to leave your package. if you go online to their website, they have a couple of great options. one of them is called package intercept, and that is you can -- the package is being delivered, you say don't even leave it at my house. leave it at my workplace or hold it at the post office and they will do that. another thing you can do is if you don't want to completely go
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to a different location you can tell them where you want it left at your house. you can say not on the front porch, around back inside the gate and they will do it. >> they will? >> wow. >> the u.s. postal service is really customer friendly but have you to make the move. >> all right. pria asked what's the job market going to be like for nurses in a couple of years? >> oh, fabulous, fabulous. this guy is getting older every day, so is she. >> we all are. >> really going to be a good deal to be a nurse. that's a hard program. you've got to work very hard at school and let me give you dollar figures that make you want to be a nufrmts the average nurse in the united states makes $72,000. the average news in california makes 100. the average nurse in san francisco 133,000 a year. >> really. >> this is a good paying job. got to work hard in college. no communications major there. >> they do good hard tough work. >> that's right. >> how do we get in touch with you? >> i want to hear from you with any question like this.
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go to the 7 on your side hotline and call it monday through friday from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 415-954-81451 and of course any time you can reach three through my facebook page. >> perfect. in today's wellness report, smoking rates hit an all-time low and which milk is most nutritious. >> julia dass is at the nasdaq with those stories and more. >> reporter: the centers for disease control and prevention report cigarette smoking rates have hit an all-time low. researchers say the number of smokers dropped were 15 boston from 45 million to nearly 37 million between the years 2005 and 2015. and the cdc is happen we fewer smokers they say that more anti-tone co-action is still needed. health conscious people are asking which milk is the most nutritious. it's kaju, almond, soy, or coconut. they talked to the dieticians and says it varies based on the company of the four coconut milk
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and which be the least nutritious with one gramp protein and typically only small amounts of added calcium and much of the protein of the nuts is lost during processing. it's still recommended small children drink cow's milk to get protein. a ten-year study eases worries about sell bricks. the steady published in jedsin did not increase heart failure or stroke risk more than they are nsaids or non-strayed anti-inflammatory drugs. more than half of the study participants were women and all have been diagnosed with heart disease and had arthritis. from the nasdaq market site, here is to your health. >> new research suggests some high-protein diets might be harmful, particularly for women going through menopause. doctors from brown university say older women may face a higher risk of heart failure if the majority of the high-protein diet comes from meat and the study looks at women ages 50 to 79 who track their protein intake and the types of food that they ate.
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>> stay with us. "abc 7 news at 4:00" continues. a north by a man explains why he's switching off his holiday light display even though it's one of the most spectacular in the country. >> and kristen is here with a look at what's coming up at 5:00. >> ama and dan. >> coming up next, does your vote count? abc 7 news talks with the bay area man who wrote the book on how to get rid of the electoral college and calling 911 one city hopes to bring it up to a different kind of speed. the halloween travel season is under way. find out single
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for all you friendsgiving hosts, invite who you want, not who you must. serve a turkey, don't serve a turkey. bring classic flaky crescent rolls, or not so classic pizza sticks. and don't forget something sweet, and golden brown fresh from the oven. set the table, set the coffee table, set no table at all. the only rule to follow on friendsgiving... is make it your own. happy friendsgiving. warm up with pillsbury.
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here's tonight's primetime ryanup at 8:00. it's "dancing with the stars" followed by "conviction" at 10:00 and stay with us for "abc 7 news at 11:00." residents are counting the days and nights until december 1st when a holiday tradition returns but there's a twist this year. here's abc 7 news reporter wayne
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freedman for the final act. >> reporter: own a house and you know the drill and probably use one, too, because when a man's home is his castle work comes with the territory, but when he actually turns that home into a castle, we get something else entirely. >> weaver's winder wonderland. >> reporter: scott weaver and this home need no introduction. 22 years of this and you still haven't seen it when the lights are on yet. there we go. transformation complete. every item here hand crafted by scott, illuminated by 4,000 lights and getting more elaborate with every season until this season because as scott spends yet another eight-hour day on this year's installation. >> the last piece. >> well, let's just come out and say, it this is the last time and the last year. >> it came from i think changes in my -- in my inner self that i wanted to do things and realizing how many eight-hour days i do here and how i put
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everything else off. >> reporter: now let's toss in other factors, a case of too much success perhaps. when weaver's winter wonderland earned first pryce prize in a national contest it seemed the whole world began passing by. they clogged up the cul-de-sac as donna harrison told us, a couple doors down. >> hey lost us neighbors embrace it had and some didn't. >> reporter: for a guy who spent five months a year on this, maybe that's all the push he needed after december 25th no more. >> i'm a free man after that. >> no, he's not. trust us. >> meantime, have you fixed that leaky faucet in the kitchen? >> i new york city about that. >> reporter: wayne freedman, abc 7. >> that's going do it for this edition of "abc 7 news at 4:00." thank you for joining us.
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the reward and hopefully the punishment. san jose police go on the hunt in an attempt to murder two
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officers. >> in the east bay, $50,000 to find shooter. why police are especially worried about finding this guy. >> across the bay area, students lead way in protest, maybe in your neighborhood. >> and that political dissatisfaction have some looking for a way to abolish the electoral college. abc 7 news talks to one man who wrote the book on it. >> i'm abc 7 news meteorologist sandhya patel. a stunning view right now. >> these are fathers, brothers, mentors in our community and like everyone they have families that they want to go home safely at night. >> the police officer's association in san jose speak after two cars were talking. >> good evening. i'm kristen sze. >> and i'm dan ashley. >> the police union is offering a $10,000 reward in this that they call cold and calculated.
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>> one of them opened fire. abc 7 news reporter vic lee sat police headquarters live in san jose. >> thanks goodness no one was hit. they are still look for the shooter and as you said the police shooter called the shooting cold and calculated. they also called it cowardly. and there's only one clurks and that is that this individual was trying to kill a police officer. >> last night two officers were patrolling on foot near ripley and ruby drive. >> the officers out here do the very best for gangs that plague this area. >> they coached a group of young men in the parking lot of this apartment complex and they began to run all except one. >> this individual very cowardly and calculatedrationed and pointed a gun at these officers for no reason. >> and fired. >> the


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