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details, only saying they are investigating a critical incident. >> an suv for creative edation. on lockdown tonight. there are a number of police vehicles that person was put intole and tuesday traffic in the area is impacted. you can tell from the shot. no cars are moving on the street. we have a crew on the way and we will bring you more information as it comes in. >> we understand it is confirmed as an officer involved shooting. we will stay on this story happening in oakland tonight. i'm dan ashley. i'm kristin sze. several migrant caravans make their way through central america and mexico. the president is finalizing
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plans to require them to present themselves lawfully to apply for asylum. people can apply regardless of how they enter the country. thousands of troops are being sent to assist in security operations. too troops can open fire if they throw rocks. >> they want to throw rocks. i said consider it a rifle. >> there are about 4,000 mi grants in the main caravan now in southern mexico. there are several smaller caravans behind it. >> is a 15-year-old boy from el salvador trying to ask for asylum. his mother is here in the bay area. >> she made the same journey a year ago. we talked to her about what she wants people in this country to know. [speaking foreign language] >> the federal government sees veronica as someone who can run
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away. she wears an ankle monitor issued by immigration and customs enforce am. at first it was a badge of honor in the struggle to gape asylum, but it turned into a symbol of shame. still she said she will fight to stay in the u.s. as long as she can. she left el salvador a year ago by joining another caravan. she wants americans to understand many people from central america have nothing left but fear and hope. [speaking foreign language] >> translator: there has been some times when someone puts a gun to your head and you think it's all over. >> fearing for her son's life, she asked her mother to travel with the 15-year-old and join one of the caravans headed for the u.s. [speaking foreign language]
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>> she said she wants her son with her, even if they both have to live on the streets. in the meantime, she is staying in the east bay with a family who has opened their home. >> people like veronica are coming because they have incredible fear where they live. to come here to find a place where they can be safe to find a place to thrive and grow, it was important to us. >> now veronica aguilar can only hope for the right outcome. [speaking foreign language] >> she reminds me of what is not possible for mankind is not impossible for god. leanne melendez, abc 7 news. >> abc 7 news is tracking all new developments in the caravan story. you can get updates on our website or right to your phone. down lot the abc 7 app.
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>> the global google walk out. the employees walked off their jobs today. >> calling for changes and how the bay area company handles sexual harassment and discrimination. >> this is a "new york times" story against andy ruben. he received $90 million in severance pay in 2014 after being accused of sexual misconduct. he denies the allegations. >> three of the walk outs here. sky 7 was above the main campus in mountain view and sunnyvale. we see the crowd in san francisco. >> abc 7's kate larson is in san francisco with the reporter. >> a lot of employees held up a sign that said happy to quit for $90 million. no pay out needed. clearly a digging.
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google and the ceo got that $90 million. >> women's rights are worker's rights! >> shouting from the embarcadero, men and women made sure management got their message about sexual harassment at the company. >> enough is enough! >> drone view 7 was high above as hundreds of employees walked out of work, essentially emptying the offices. >> it's important for men to be allies. >> there is an overall sense of insecurity. >> she works in google's marketing department. women and minorities are often reluctant to come forward on the receiving end of misconduct. >> women of color and then also the lack of accountability that makes people feel unsafe. >> her job is to recruit new talent and was not impressed with the e-mail last week that
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48 employees have been fired in the past two years for sexual harassment. >> i personally would prefer an apology and transparency. >> these are no longer pr issues, but cultural issues. >> she spent her entire career investing in tech companies and helped fountain all female investor conference. women in tech are forcing real change. >> what was new is that you had a group of women that were in powerful positions at their firms. we sat there and said enough is enough. >> i always spoke to a google hr employee who said she participated in the walk out to show human resources does support them. there is protocol for when a case is reported. she wouldn't go into what that was, but they did investigate.
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abc 7 news. >> thank you. stay with us for continuing coverage of the google employee walk outs. we have much more coming up at 6:00, including a closer look at the demonstration in mountain view and how shares in the parent company, alphabet, did today. >> a live look from the power cam november 1st. it has been a warm start to the month. here's sandy patel. nice out there. >> absolutely beautiful, dan and warm enough to set records. here are the highs so far. 81 in oakland airport. that tied the old record set back in 2011. gilroy hit 90. the previous record was in 1966. low 80s in san francisco to half moon bay. 88 degrees in santa rosa. 83 san jose and livermore. definitely warm. now our attention turns to fire danger. fire weather watch will be going up for the north bay mountains
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and east bay hills. gusting up to 50 with low humidity 8 to 18% will mean we are facing critical weather conditions, especially with dry vegetation in place. we will have a closer look at what to expect, coming up. crist ukristin kristin? >> a new plan for reducing illegal trash dumping on roads and creeks. >> it's a problem that eats up a lot of money and time. abc 7 news anchor is live at public works offices in marti z martinez. eric. >> it can cost $50 a month if you want trash hauled away. if you want to take it to the landfill, it costs $75 or more. some people decide to dump it. the county wishes you wouldn't. >> it's an eyesore. >> it's that and a lot more.
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>> it starts with household trash, but you can furnish a whole house with the stuff you find. >> dumping is clearly visible, even at the no dumping signs. >> this has been sitting here for about two months, at least. this pile right here. >> tim and megan drive this road almost every day and they are not happy with the view. >> you see mattresses and refrigerators and washers and driers. it's disgusting how people just dump trash and think they can get away with it. >> it's a problem with all 680 miles of roads. >> the county's public works department said his crews pick up trash at the trouble spots at least once a month. when it comes to keeping up -- >> buyer we can't. >> with the health officials, they spent months putting together this report. it shows the county spent $1.2 million picking up illegally dumped trash. dumps spots rose from 2016 to 2017 and projected to rise
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another 5% this year. the report recommends educating people about things like yearly bulk waste pick up provided without charge once or twice a year and dropping the legal hammer on illegal dumpers. >> we are looking at ideas like how can we increase the penalty. how can we take away a person's vehicle who is caught dumping illegally? >> penalty would be one part education and prevention and removal would be other parts. the current fine is $1,000 if you are caught. that's a lot of money for a homeowner, but for an illegal or unlicensed contractor, they may be willing to take a risk of getting away with it enough times that $1,000 wouldn't be that bad. eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> eric, thank you. >> still ahead at 5:00, hotel strike one month later.
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the impact on marriott guests and the action city leaders are planning. >> tracking the carb candidates. the record spending. >> is a new laptop in your future? exactly
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an update on the breaking news. sky 7 is live over an
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officer-involved shooting involving the vallejo police department. >> no officers were hurt. 22nd avenue and international boulevard is blocked off. you can see why. all this activity. we understand the suspect is being taken to the hospital for medical attention, but the police have not said how the suspect was hurt. >> they treated someone on the ground near an suv on the curb in front of the community school for creative education. that school is on lockdown, but police are letting parents pick up their kids from the 21st avenue exit. >> marriott hotel workers had been on strike for one month. they are demanding higher pay. >> that's right and elected leaders want to intervene. david lui is live from the san jose marriott with the latest. david? >> reporter: dan and kristin, those on the picket line here in san jose and san francisco have been without a contract since july. now in their fourth week into
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the strike for better pay and better benefits, they say san francisco officials are getting concerned because they are worried about how it could have an impact on tourism and economy. marriott said they hoped to resolve many months ago and said they remain committed to negotiating in good faith. >> the strike at the san jose marriott and seven other hotels involves around 2700 union representative employees. the lack of progress prompted hillary ronan to convene a special hearing tomorrow. marriott international's president and ceo was invited, but said he won't a tent. replacement workers are being bussed at $17 an hour, hired by a contractor. in san jose with 200 workers on the ticket line, it appears managers are doing the work. >> it's a lot of management
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level people from other hotels have been working here. also some temp workers. >> a spokesperson for marriott's corporate office did not respond to questions about business loss because of the strike. a 16-year marriott employee believes the hotel has been impacted. >> we heard the restaurants are closed and they are only serving breakfast in the morning for the elite guests. they are closed for lunch and dinner because all the servers are outside. >> that was confirmed by a guest. >> the restaurants are closed, but they have a commissary where you can get coffee and sandwiches. not full-service, but it works. >> local 19 in san jose including cooks, bus people and housekeepers. >> who is making up your room? >> that i don't know. it will be interesting to see what happens when i get back. >> negotiations are continuing.
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the last talks with the marriott were held on tuesday and new talks are scheduled for sometime next week. in san jose, david lui, abc 7 news. >> thank you so much. >> very powerful protest. now that halloween is over, many of you may be looking ahead to the next holidays and maybe even black friday. >> for you are in the market for a laptop, there are things you shuld know before buying. >> we are already talking about holiday shopping. >> you mentioned it before i did. >> on the record. >> on the record. black friday is just around the corner and if a new computer is on your shopping list, you're in luck. there will likely be great deals. we will help you find the best laptop for your needs and your budget. if you are in the market for a new computer, chances are you'll be getting a laptop. laptops have replaced desk tops as the go to computer for most
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consumers. they are portable, powerful, and less expensive than they used to be. consider a solid state drive or ssd. they are noticeably faster than traditional hard drives, but can be more expensive. >> if you will hold on to it for years, $100 for a better experience, i would say spend the extra $100. >> as for sport, 256 gigabytes should be enough for most people. >> that's enough for the operating system and the updates and all your programs and photo shop or excel or outlook or chrome or any of those things. >> storage and memory or ram can be easily confused. storage is where you keep your files long-term such as documents and photos. memory houses the apps or programs you are currently running such as the web browser or e-mail. testers say the sweet spot for
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memory is eight gigabytes. the brains of laptops, consumer reports said is the core i-5 that can handle what most need it to do and more. >> consumer reports said when it comes to display, there is no reason to spring for 4-k that has 4 times the pixels. the difference is so subtle on a laptop's small screen. on a big screen it's different. >>. >> on to the weather for the weekend. >> it's changing for the weekend. good evening to all of you. live doppler 7 showing you a vail of high clouds over the bay area. the fog is coming, but it is still out here along the coastline. eventually it will make its way towards the bay area. look at the temperatures. it's warm outside.
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71 in san francisco and most areas this afternoon managed to get up into the 80s and even a 90 showing up in gilroy. that was a record for gilroy. good day to be in santa cruz to hit the beach. only in the bay area can you do that in november. look at the temperature trend. livermore's high is 71. tomorrow you are going to be cooler. saturday temperatures come back up and then if you are waiting for cooler weather that feels more like late fall, coming up next week especially, you will see the 70s returning. a live look from the abc 7 news, a nice day to go out sailing. cooler tomorrow afternoon and fire danger increases this weekend. it's still clear, but watch the fog rolling back in and pushing in from tomorrow morning's commute. locally over the bay that means watch out. visibility will be poor and the fog gets swept away for the afternoon hours.
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morning temp ittures in the mid 40s to upper 50s. fog near the beaches. you will need an extra layer to get you going in the morning as it is cool this time of year. in the afternoon not so cool, 81 in livermore. 80 in vallejo. 69 in san francisco. up top 81 in santa rosa. 76 in palo alto and 64 in half moon bay. you can download the app and track the temperatures hour by hour. the seven-day forecast, it's a cooler day with fog for your friday. warming on saturday and as we head into suspected, a reminder the time changes suspected at 2:00 a.m. we will fall back one hour. standard time begins and we get to enjoy the extra hour of sleep as we head into sunday and monday. it is a cooler pattern and don't forget, you have the right to vote and for election day, if you are voting in favor of bright sunny skies, you got it.
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temperatures in the low 60s to upper 70s. >> not controversial at all. the record spending happened this election season. that story is ahead. >> new at 6:00, we will explain how politics interfered with the sister city program, a long planned event that resulted in
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"look what she's accomplished... she authored the ban on assault weapons... pushed the desert protection act through congress, and steered billions of federal dollars to california projects such as subway construction and wildfire restoration." "she... played an important role in fighting off ...trump's efforts to kill the affordable care act." california news papers endorse dianne feinstein for us senate.
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california values senator dianne feinstein >> these men are accused of stealing laptops. they have not said how many laptops were taken, but they have all been recovered. >> a campaign donation is shattering records nationwide and here in california. >> analysts say candidates and supporters across the country spent $4.7 billion so far in california. outside spending in tight races has reached $74 million.
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>> the democrats for the first time are extremely competitive in a lot of these races because of small donor financinfinancin. 25 to $50 donations. >> a measure that would cap dialysis profits gathered $111 million. analysts say that is the most money poured into defeating a single measure since the early 2000s. >> linked for life. >> how here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books,
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and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein. california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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coming up on the news at 6:00, google's headquarters are here in mountain view, but the company has seven offices in 50 countries. we will get an interview view of the walk outs worldwide. five days until election day and maybe a mid-term, but don't tell that to one county expecting voters to turn out like they did. michael finney defines the word lifetime. you need more than a dictionary. that's coming up on the news at 6:00. >> see you then. >> condolences continue to pour in for willie mccovey. >> he died yesterday at the age
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of 80. fans left flowers and mementos at his statue at a cove that bears his name. >> he is remembered not only for his hall of fame career, but that's how mike felger remembers the man known as stretch. >> he won the willie mac award in 1992 that honors the most inspirational giant. >> to walk out there and see my name planted in the ground, mike felger, 1992, we are linked together forever. >> he's right. >> if you like to share your condolences, you can share letters to the e-mail on your screen. forever 44 at sf >> or you can mail a letter to his family.
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tonight, the sprint to the finish. inside the president's campaign playbook. is he giving up on the house while locking in on immigration? attacking democrats for being too soft, and announcing a controversial change. tonight, president trump one-on-one with jon karl. the stunning admission about his version of the truth. >> when i can, i tell the truth. >> all of this as democrats unleash their star power. why oprah winfrey is entering the midterms. >> oh! deadly storms. nine tornadoes reported across three states. a sheriff's deputy killed in her vehicle, trapped upside down in flash flooding. the system pushing its way into the northeast over the next 24 hours. also tonight, a tragic day for children just trying to go to school. five children and two adults hit by a car at a bus stop in tampa.


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