tv ABC7 News 9 ABC December 1, 2019 9:00am-10:01am PST
is your business still settling for slow internet? well time is money. switch to comcast business now and get a great deal when you get fast, reliable internet. with a 30-day money-back guarantee, installation when it works for you, and 24/7 customer support. so what are you waiting for? get this great deal when you sign up for fast, reliable internet. call 1-800-501-6000 today. comcast business. beyond fast.
the weather service is warning that travel could be in their words difficult to impossible. they're working to clear the roads this morning. chains are required here and on highway 50 except on vehicles with four-wheel drive and snow tires. there could be two feet or more on higher mountain peaks. mud creek on highway 1 in
the big sur area will be closed due to concerns about mudslides in this weekend's storm. it closed a few minutes ago, 9:00 was the time it was scheduled to close. the slide closed last night at 5:00. the stretch of roadway is in the southern part of monterey county. both sides where seen slides in the past. the bay area isn't the only place seeing rough weather. parts of the san bernardino mountains are buried in snow. the community of running springs saw several feet and roads are closed off to only local residents. many of them are getting around on foot. the storm also knocked out power to tens of thousands of people, some of them who said they got back after a very chilly night. take a listen. >> we were just out with 20 hours of our electricity being off, it's pretty cold. it got down to 17 degrees. >> we were all cuddled up next to the fireplace.
it sucked, it was so cold. >> i feel for them. big bear got four feet of snow over the past three days. those snowboarders, though, seem pretty happy. the biggest november storm for them in decades. where you are, if you can safely take a picture or video, post it online using the hash hashtag #abc7now. keep track of the weather conditions where you live with the abc 7 news app. get updates from our weather team. and lisa, there were a few times last night when i woke up and could hear the rain pouring down. >> it's been beneficial, we've been so, so dry. the winds are where we're getting some issues. a lot of the rain has been light to moderate. as we look live outside, can you make that out? that is our santa cruz camera with that high surf out there. so definitely dangerous conditions there. also on the roadways, because it's wet and windy. it's mild, low to upper 50s out
there. we'll talk about how much rain we'll see for the rest of the weekend. there's more for the week ahead. my accuweather seven-day forecast is next. next, 11 people shot in new orleans' french quarter. why police were able to be on the scene so quickly. cyber monday is just hours away. a preview of some of the hot deals.
i just add a spoonful to my marinades... ...to stir frys... ...sauces. just whisk it in... ...brush it on... sauté it. it adds a "cooked all day taste" ...that doesn't take all day. better than bouillon. don't just make it. make it better. warm feelings of home this season. with country fried turkey, hand-breaded and fried 'til crispy, and topped with holiday herbed gravy. our take on a festive favorite is back.
breaking news out of san jose, two people are dead and five injured after a crash on highway 101. it happened just after 4:00 this morning on the northbound lanes. the chp says the suspect's car was speeding when it rear-ended a nissan. the driver of the nissan lost control and hid a guard rail. that driver and a passenger died. a second passenger were taken to the hospital. three passengers in the suspect car were also hurt. the driver was a 21-year-old man of san jose. he was taken to the hospital and faces charges including felony dui. and now to more breaking news. police in new orleans say 11 people have been shot in the city's famed french quarter. this happened around 1:30 this morning our time. this is video of canal street,
that's a popular night life area there. two of the 11 victims are in critical condition. police say officers were already in place for the bayou classic football game. they confirm they were within feet of the shooting but there were so many people around that it was hard to determine who was firing shots. no arrests have been made but police have dabetained a personf interest. today is world aids day, to support people living with aids and hiv. it's one of the most devastating pandemics in history. glide church in san francisco will hold a special celebration honoring world aids day. it got under way 15 minutes ago. you're invited to a community event for world aids day in golden gate park. several panels of the aids memorial quilt will be coming back home back to the national aids memorial here in san
francisco. the quilt is a symbol of remembrance and love. more than 50,000 panels tell the story of the crisis and honor the ones that we've lost. today's member aerial event there starts at noon. and this just in as well, house speaker nancy pelosi released a statement to recognize world aids day. it reads in part, in my home of san francisco, we deeply understand the importance of this year's theme, communities make the difference, may we find strength and comfort in our communities and in our shared desire to bring hope and healing to the millions of men, women, and children around the world living with hiv/aids. holiday deals aren't over yet, cyber monday is still ahead with online savings for shoppers. the results could mean record sales. abc 7 news reporter eva pilgrim has details. >> reporter: gearing up for cyber monday after a record-breaking black friday, yoenl sales soaring to $7.4
billion, the most ever. tomorrow retailers roll out new deals for cyber monday. best buy selling beats by dr. dre for $150 off. and a come book laptop, $103. target offering $80 off ipads. and this visio tv, $130 off. aside from electronics, shoppers filling their carts with toys too. for those who miss walking into a good old fashioned toy store, toys "r" us made a comeback this weekend, opening a store in paramus, ownership. a second store will open in houston this year. there are plans to have about ten stores by the end of 2020.
eva pilgrim, abc news, new york. amazon is also busy making preparations for all of this. abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield will be at the amazon fulfillment center tomorrow morning. watch her live report starting at 4:30 on "abc 7 mornings" lisa, with all this rain i feel for all those delivery drivers running around trying to give us packages right now. >> definitely we're in and out of it. you can see what an interesting pattern we have, the enhancement in the upper elevations and the steady extreme of moisture from the southwest. there is a dry slot here. we have light to moderate rain with gusty winds and in the south bay, widely varying amounts. much of the santa cruz mountains is in wet weather. south city, peninsula, east bay, a bit of a lull. san rafael, lucas valley,
heavier rain up towards mt. st. helena. calistoga has been wet. and over towards hercules, highway 37, looking at the wet weather. we widen the view and the focus is on the central coast, the santa cruz mountains. you can see heavy rain there. we're on the northern edge of it. the energy is offshore. it's all going o shift south eventually by midday tomorrow. in san jose you have wet weather, 53 in san francisco, 55 in the south bay exploratorium camera. it's gray, breezy. 51 in concord with light rain at times. temperatures 10 to 15 degrees warmer than yesterday. wind gusts of 45 miles per hour at mt. diablo. along the coast, 20 to 25 miles per hour. mt. st. helena, 36 miles per hour. visibility just over an hour in napa, petaluma, and from our east bay hills camera we have a break right now. periods of rain and wind this morning, advisory and warnings through 3:00 a.m. monday morning. the wet, unsettled pattern
continues into next week. rainfall amounts have been 2 1/2 inches, oakland barely 2/10ths. santa rosa, 2 winds pick up the moisture, and as it slides to the east, not a whole lot left. but we're still looking at more rain throughout the day today as this system lingers and stalls offshore. winds continue until early monday. the rain today continues in the same locations. although by the afternoon, san francisco, east bay, still wet. south bay. this is overnight and into early monday morning, you've got showers. the break comes monday afternoon. and then we're looking at still monday night, a few showers. let's put the rainfall totals together, the rest of your sunday and monday. the green indicates the higher elevations. and looking at the enhanced
rainfall. and the blue indicating lesser amounts here, about 2/10ths to maybe 3/4 inch. you can see over 1 1/2 inches to 2 inches in calistoga. the week ahead, this is monday, still showery, a little better monday afternoon. into tuesday, we get a break. by wednesday, more wet weather wants to come our way. thursday, a better break. on the way for late thursday into friday, more wet weather. if you're planning for the week ahead, it's going to be a soggy one today. it's breezy. we're looking at temperatures in the 50s for everybody. and it is going to be not only a gray day today but the winds will keep it pretty blustery as well. that's why we have a level 2 on our storm impact scale. download our accuweather app, the showers through the monday morning commute ease up in the afternoon. scattered showers mid-week. the focus should be on the end of the week where we could see heavier rains.
it's all kind of blending together. it's not heavy everywhere but it's wet, it's windy, and it's slick and a busy day out there. >> it is a busy day, all those travelers coming home. i feel for people, flights, driving. >> four-hour delays at sfo. >> thanks, lisa. ahead on "abc 7 mornings," one couple's makeshift thanksgiving meal. you have to see how they made do, stuck in the snowstorm.
hbut mike bloomberg became thele clasguy whoho mdid good. after building a business that created thousands of jobs he took charge of a city still reeling from 9/11 a three-term mayor who helped bring it back from the ashes bringing jobs and thousands of affordable housing units with it. after witnessing the terrible toll of gun violence... he helped create a movement to protect families across america. and stood up to the coal lobby and this administration to protect this planet from climate change. and now, he's taking on... him. to rebuild a country
and restore faith in the dream that defines us. where the wealthy will pay more in taxes and the middle class get their fair share. everyone without health insurance can get it and everyone who likes theirs keep it. and where jobs won't just help you get by, but get ahead. and on all those things mike blomberg intends to make good. jobs creator. leader. problem solver. mike bloomberg for president. i'm mike bloomberg and i approve this message.
a bay area couple received a collection request for a loan they knew nothing about. they contacted 7 on your side's michael finney for help. >> reporter: david and melinda didn't know what was about to hit them. it began when they received this unexpected package in april at their front door. >> i was really surprised, a laptop computer. >> reporter: david considers himself computer illiterate and says he would not have ordered it. >> i know i didn't order it. that's the truth, okay? i didn't order any damn thing. >> reporter: the couple said they tried unsuccessfully to contact the shipper, "simply mac." after a debt collector demanded payment seven months later, they reached out to 7 on your side. it had been bought online from
simply mac. they said someone ordered the computer from an ip address 300 miles away from the couple's home. the folks at simply mac suspect fraud and say someone likely stole the couple's mo melinda recalls a conversation her husband had over the phone. >> this is the collection agency and we want you to pay $3,336.70. >> reporter: her husband refused. so he continued to receive calls from the debt collector three times a week. that's when melinda called 7 on your side. we contacted a firm, the loan company. it investigated and sent this letter concluding someone fraudulently obtained the loan in the couple's name. affirm told 7 on your side it determined that their information was used by a third party to open an affirm account. upon receipt of their claim, affirm took immediate action to
resolve the matter. david and melinda are appreciative of the help everybody gave them. >> i'm happy i called 7 on your side. >> i'm so touched by that. i'm just john doe here. >> reporter: you may be wondering why someone would steal david's identity and use it to send him a computer. simply mac says it's possible porch of these were plan to go intercept the computer but were foiled because the couple was home when the computer was delivered. they're being allowed to keep the computer for all their troubles. david says he plans to take computer lessons. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. waiting for them to reopen the roads. >> ooh, check this out. our state's stormy weather almost ruined this couple's thanksgiving. they were stuck in a snowstorm in san bernardino county. they went ahead and had dinner
in their car. instead of turkey, their meal turned into chili, macaroni, bread sticks and a cookie for dessert all courtesy of military ration packs. they tried to make the best of it by also having a snowball fight. the couple says they were strand for more than eight hours. smart of them to have those ration packs. okay, still to come on "abc 7 mornings," not just california, the entire country is being slammed by severe weather, especially on the busiest travel day of the holiday weekend. we take a look at the latest conditions and what you should expect. new research on what's poisoning mountain lions in santa cruz and why solutions may be hard to come by.
tto harrison, the wine tcollection.. to craig, this rock. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything to preserve and protect them. with love, california. good morning, everyone. we're going to start this half hour with a look at the weather. we are tracking that rain. here is meteorologist lisa argen. hi, lisa.
>> hi, liz, good morning to you. a 2 on our storm impact scale. we're combining the rains and gusty winds throughout the morning hours. you can see the focus on the south bay, you can see the darker green and yellows closing in on about an inch in morgan hill, upwards of three to four inches in the santa cruz mountains. to the peninsula, 280, woodside, palo alto, scattered light showers in the north bay. san rafael, lucas valley, and further south, spotty into southern marin, san francisco. as we widen the view, the focus is along the central coast and we'll continue to see the wind and the rain being pumped in here throughout the day today. it is 54 in redwood city. there is a look from our roof camera where it is soggy. this is san jose, some drops on the lens. 50 in napa. much warmer out there. we have fog and you can see the wind from the san mateo coast to half moon bay. the wind advisory and high wind warning with us throughout the day. you can see throughout the afternoon, the periods of rain
up in the north bay. it will be in san francisco, and we'll continue to see it in the mountains. a full look at our week ahead in a few minutes, liz. >> lisa, thank you. today is expected to be the busiest air travel day ever. but a dangerous blizzard is sweeping across the country. the storm system is now heading for the east coast after slamming the midwest. abc 7 news reporter zachary kiesch has more. >> reporter: this is expected to be the busiest air travel day in u.s. history. tragedy in an extreme blizzard-plagued south dakota, a plane carrying 12 people crashing shortly after takeoff. nine people were killed including two children and the pilot. >> we had extreme winds, snow, visibility issues. >> reporter: heavy snow slamming north dakota too. vehicles spinning out on the highway and drivers barely able to see in whiteout conditions, as plows struggled to keep the roads clear. in a similar scene in minnesota,
weather crews out in full force with stranded cars littering the streets and interstates. drivers proving to be no match for the snowstorm as they wait for trucks to dig them out. gale force winds in colorado violently whipped up snowfall, making it almost impossible for these people to push their own cars off the road. on the west coast, major flooding in southern california. watch as emergency responders rescue these trapped passengers. crews in san diego using small yellow rafts to get them to safety. and an urgent search in arizona for a little girl. she and her family were swept away in a vehicle friday night when it was overcome by floodwaters. two other children died. as these storms wreak havoc in the west, airports in the u.s. already reporting hundreds of delays and cancellations. today, a record 3.1 million people are expected to fly. the tsa trying to speed up the process using a new screening process for i.d.'s at some
airports nation wide. zachary kiesch, abc news, new york. and if you know someone who is flying into sfo, check their flight status before heading to the airport. this is from our sfo camera right now. you can't even see it. according to the faa website, because of the weather and strong winds, some arriving flights are delayed an average of 4 1/2 hours. also today, it's the last weekend day of the san francisco international auto show. but it's set to have a climate change protest steal attention right outside. activists say car makers like toyota and gm are abandoning their commitment to california's air standards. it will be at the miscone center between 1:00 and 3:00 today. mercury in the fog is poisoning mountain lions in santa cruz. according to researchers, mercury is coming out of the ocean, then goes up into the
atmosphere, where the fog absorbs the mercury which then passes over land. the levels of mercury is approaching toxic thresholds for mountain lions in the santa cruz mountains. another developing story abroad, this morning the suspect in friday's deadly london stabbing claimed in 2008 he was not a terrorist. but he was convicted of terrorism in 2012 and released from jail last september. he was under electronic monitoring when he carried out the attack. here is nbc's karina mitchell. >> reporter: london still reeling after friday's terror attack in the heart of the city. a knife-wielding suspect on a deadly rampage, killing two people and wounding three others. police called to reports of multiple stabbings on london bridge. passers-by jumped into action armed only with a fire extinguisher, chasing the man
down, disarming and detaining him until authorities arrived. officers shot and killed the suspect. >> this cowardly act was countered by iredible acts of bravery both by members of the public and police officers. >> reporter: britain's prime minister thanking everyone for the quick response. >> i want to pay tribute, as i think the whole country is, to the sheer bravery of those members of the public who went to deal with him spontaneously. >> reporter: the suspect, 28-year-old usman khan, speaking to the bbc in 2008 after his home was raided by police. >> all the community knows me and they even know, if you ask them, they will know i ain't non terrorist. >> reporter: but he later admitted being involved in a terrorist conspiracy. khan was convicted in 2012 for terrorism offences and released from prison in december of 2018. now questions about how he was able to carry out this attack
even as he was being monitored electronically. >> we found no evidence, no evidence to suggest anybody else was involved in this attack. >> reporter: today, isis claiming khan was acting this their name. meanwhile, the three people he stabbed remain in the hospital. corina mitchell, abc 7 news. in the east bay, deputies are asking for whoever stole a dog in castro valley to turn it in. castro valley news posted these photos. they say the dog belongs to the extern sister-in-law of one of their team members. the dog was in the parking lot of the marketplace shopping plaza friday night. the sheriff's office says the dog can be returned anonymously with no questions asked. happening today, a memorial concert will be held to honor the 36 people who died in the ghost ship fire. tomorrow marks the third anniversary of the deadly fire at the oakland warehouse. in september, a judge declared a mistrial after a jury deadlocked on the involuntary manslaughter
charges. jurors acquitted co-defendant max harris. the concert will be held at the united methodist church at 4:00 p.m. the paradise high school football team's dream season ended last night. this is video from an earlier game. they were beaten 20-7 in the championship game. up until last night's game, paradise was undefeated. many of the paradise players had long drives to practice because they lost their homes in last year's devastating campfire. sutter won 12 in a row after losing to cardinal newman high school of santa rosa. ahead, a bay area teen isn't just talking about how to save the planet. she's helping to do it. we'll show you how her steps to conserve water are showing up internationally. here say live look from our san rafael camera. you can see the raindrops on the camera and the slick roads. rain is spotty up there. stay safe while driving.
sure, why not? how'd he get out?! a camera might figure it out. that was easy! glad i could help. at xfinity, we're here to make life simple. easy. awesome. so come ask, shop, discover at your local xfinity store today. introducin♪ beep, beepdelivery, just in timwwrrrr ♪e holidays! ♪ beep, beep ssshhhh ♪ ♪ beep, beep ♪ ♪ errrrr ba-ding ♪ shlrrrp ♪ bark, bark ♪ ♪ beep, beep ♪ ♪ sshhh shrrrp ♪ ♪ ding crrrnch, ♪ ♪ crrrnch beep ♪ ♪ boop errrr ♪ hey! get free in-garage delivery from key by amazon when you connect your myq app or get the universal smart garage hub, now just 29.98. ♪
in the south bay today, the final day of the harvest festival, said to be the largest crafts show in the west, held as an alternative to mall and online shopping. more than 250 artists are at this year's festival. it's held at the san jose convention center from 10:00 to 5:00 p.m. kids 12 and under are free. a good activity for families, i know when kids are running around inside during the rainstorms. >> send them outside. we have upper 50s and breezy winds in the east bay. it's not that rainy, we have a break. emeryville right now is 57 degrees. certainly some dry areas. but we are in between some heavy rain to the north of us and of course the central coast along with gusty winds. what it means for your sunday and the week ahead, keep the rain gear with you.
kickoff is in about 15 minutes, at 10:00. and the raiders have a huge afc best battle offer the chiefs. oakland trails kansas city by one game. with just five games left in the season. kickoff at is 1:25. at arrowhead stadium. next sunday cal will find out which bowl game they will play in. last night golden bears battled ucla. here is chris alvarez with the highlights in this morning's sports. cal head coach justin wilcox told his team after last week's big game over stanford they were allowed to celebrate that win for 36 hours. cal had a chance to pick up win number 7 against ucla on saturday night. it never rains in southern california but sometimes it actually does. there it is. first quarter chase garbers screen pass to polk and he breaks free. 44 yards for the score and watch garbers urging him on. get on into the end zone. game tied at 7. garbers made it 14-10 on a sneak in the second.
in the third number 7 had some wheels, too, dashes for 17 yards, puts cal inside the red zone. remember the bears are undefeated when he plays the whole game this season. chris brown jr. made it 21-10 after ucla scored brown again, second score of the game, 28-18 golden bears. ucla driving now. dorian thompson, robinson pascal picked often by ashton davis. cal wins 21-18. first win at the rose bowl since 2009. stanford and david shaw finishing out the season hosting notre dame on saturday. out of the shotgun a fade round, davis to tremaine, to perfection, 17-7 stanford early. but here comes notre dame. in book. deep ball to chase claypool 41 yards for the score, 21-17 notre dame at the break. third quarter now, book to claypool across the middle, second score of the day and
notre dame's first win down on the farm since 2007, they win 45-24, the cardinals finish the here at 4-8. san jose state ending their sason against fresno state. my alma mater. first quarter, we're scoreless. rayna finds jared rice. touchdown right there. 38 yards, 7-0 dogs. 16-3 fresno state. but the sparty party got started a little late. josh love makes it a 16-10 game. packer, man, he wants to score, get in the end zone. sparty has the lead. last chance for the dogs, the pass is tipped and that will do it. incomplete. sparty wins the valley trophy, big win for them, 17-16. let's hit the ice, sharks taking on the coyotes. arizona scored two goals in the first 2:12 of the game but logan couture responds. top shelf. what a shot that was. sharks trail 2-1 after one. second period san jose has been
getting help from that fourth line, it's gambrel here, 2-2, off the face-off vlasic tipped by meyer. 3-2 san jose. martin jones, 21 saves. nonbigger and better than this one. robs brad richardson with the blocker. sharks win 4-2. they finish november with an 11-4 record. a huge day of nfl action, niners at the ravens and the raiders play the chiefs. we'll wrap it up later today. back to you. let's get a check of the weather with lisa argen. raining for a lot of these games today. >> oh, yeah, the weather will not cooperate. looking outside, you can see the cloud cover and san francisco here which is certainly gray. we picked up only a tenth of an inch in the city -- i should say, a 16th of an inch in the city. sfo, a tenth of an an an an
the santa cruz mountains and san jose getting a decent amount of rain. it's a level 2 on our storm impact scale. anywhere from a tenth to more than an inch is yet to come, and still the wind advisories and the wind warnings and the flash flood watch up in the north bay. so this is all through early monday morning. here is the golden gate. you can see a bit of a breeze there. and the cloud cover, let's take you into the south bay where it is certainly soggy from morgan hill, picked up about an inch of rain. mt. hamilton, wet. santa cruz looking at several inches. on the peninsula, it is starting to pick up a little bit for you, around san bruno, 280. burlingame, cross the bay from foster city to hayward, union city, pleasanton, light showers in the north bay. light rain from petaluma, novato, highway 101, heavier around mt. st. helena, calistoga. in the east bay, not a lot going
on from martinez, highway 4. wet pavement, breezy winds. high 37, certainly wet up there. the focus is along the central coast, around big sur. it shifts northward to around santa cruz today. that's going to keep much of the south bay into the wet weather. here is a look at san jose with the raindrops on the lens here. and over into our exploratorium camera, looking at the gray sky. wind gusts above a thousand feet, mt. diablo, 40 miles per hour. temperatures are all in the upper 50s, so pretty mild. we are looking at those gusty winds along the coast. certainly a wet day out there as we look at light amounts. so far, 24-hour totals from livermore, just over a tenth. look at redwood city. as you head up into the north bay, mill valley over 3/4 inch, over 5 inches in sonoma county, los gatos a half inch. we'll add more to these totals today. we certainly are watching those
winds. at the coast they're gusting to near 50 miles an hour. throughout the afternoon, still looking at the possibility of some very gusty winds. here is the hour by hour. 12:30 this afternoon, we've got heavier rain along the coast. it is going to be pushing eastward across parts of the bay. we will have also lighter amounts of that rain shadow effect through monday night, looking at about 13/100ths, hayward, fremont, not that much. as you head to the north, the darker shading in the green, over an inch to nearly 2 inches in the north bay, inch. a half inch in the city. widely varying amounts. through the west of the week, they're not going to on that map, we're looking at upper 50s throughout the day today. the mild weather stays with us, a 2 on our storm impact scale. we've got the enhanced rain and higher elevations, looking at
gusty winds. then things settle down by midday tomorrow. more rain is in the forecast for later on monday into tuesday. all very scattered through wednesday. but then it's thursday into friday we could see heavier rain. so all in all, we don't have one dry day on the seven-day outlook. >> you have to sneak in errands here and there. we were behind with our rain. >> yes, it's been beneficial for sure. >> thanks, lisa. a 16-year-old fremont girl isn't just talking about saving the planet. she's taking her own steps online, in the classroom, and the international stage. abc news anchor eric thomas shows how she's saving lives by conserving water. she's an abc 7 star. >> reporter: if you think this is how high school students spend their time, you haven't met this young woman. >> two-thirds of the population lacks clean drinking water for
at least one month out of the year. >> reporter: she's practicing a presentation she wrote on ways to save water to high school students, business leaders and local officials. >> my project is really based on water conservation and trying to find a drought solution. >> reporter: the junior at american high school in fremont is taking ap classes and thinking about college. but all that takes a back seat to her brainchild, something she calls the gray water project. >> gray water is lightly used water from sinks, showers, baths, laundries. it's basically any water that you used once in your home and you can use again. >> reporter: the average home produces 180 gallons of gray water per day that could be reused, not for drinking, though. >> you could use gray water for toilet flushing and you can also use gray water for landscape irrigation. >> reporter: it's a substantiate that intrigued her after experiencing droughts in california and her parents' native india. we spent four years designing
and researching gray water systems. this month she traveled to sweden where she was awarded the children's climate prize and 10,000 u.s. dollars to continue her work. >> it was amazing. i can't describe it any other way. >> reporter: she's the youngest member of the fremont environmental sustainability commission which advises the city council on environmental matters and regularly speaks to groups from elementary school age to senior citizens. with all of that, can she still find time to be a kid? >> i mean, yeah, my friends and i still hang out. we still talk about school. and we facetime about homework. >> reporter: she isn't sure yet whether she wants to stay local for college or maybe take a shot at the ivy league. whatever route she takes, this abc 7 star will still be drawn to ways to make our planet a better place to live. eric thomas, abc 7 news. >> the future is in good hands. to nominate someone to be an acs
7 star, find all the information at abc7news.com/stars. next, here comes santa claus. and you find their favorite hero... ...at a price that makes you the hero? yes! that's yes for less. yes! with hot holiday toys for all ages, ross is your toy destination. it feels even better when you find it for less. at ross. yes for less. i just add a spoonful to my marinades... ...to stir frys... ...sauces. just whisk it in...
...brush it on... sauté it. it adds a "cooked all day taste" ...that doesn't take all day. better than bouillon. don't just make it. make it better. warm feelings of home this season. with country fried turkey, hand-breaded and fried 'til crispy, and topped with holiday herbed gravy. our take on a festive favorite is back. and it's only at cracker barrel. so, come on home for the holidays. come on home to cracker barrel.
so, come on home for the holidays. and you find a deal on cookware that makes you say. you know when you're at ross yes! ...oh, yeah! bring on the holidays! that's yes for less. everything you need to prep, cook and serve up the season. it feels even better when you find it for less-at ross. yes for less. norad is getting ready to track santa as he travels around the world. today the norad tracks santa program kicked off with the launch of its website. it features santa's north pole village and includes a holiday
countdown, games, activities, as well as information regarding norad's mission of defending north america and on december 24th, you'll be able to track santa as he makes his way around the world. has santa finished getting all his gifts yet? >> i can track him too, that's a radar, you know. yeah, he's very busy still. we're tracking rain right now. and the heaviest is in the south bay from gilroy to morgan hill closing in on an inch there, four to five inches in the santa cruz mountains. it's wet from san bruno, san mateo, redwood city, across the bay into pleasanton and dublin. more light rain in the north bay, petaluma, novato. very heavy rain from santa cruz to big sur and gusty winds. throughout the day today, more periods of rain, mainly in higher elevations. the wind will be with us, it's going to be spotty rain, and then into monday afternoon, there is our little bit of a
break. monday night we have more showers. how much rain, not a lot for you folks in the east bay and along the peninsula. it's the upper elevations and ben loman an additional one to two inches. scattered showers much of the week. more rain, heavier rain, the end of the week. >> a messy day for so many travelers on the road coming back from tahoe, flying out of sfo. so stay warm and stay dry. thanks for joining us here on "abc 7 mornings" i'm liz kreutz along with lisa argen. abc 7 news continues at 5:00 p.m. see you then. have a great day.
>> thinking about remodeling your kitchen? stop thinking and start doing. top-brand appliances, stunning countertops, dazzling design, and amazing customer service. sound too good to be true? well, it's not. get ready to transform your drab kitchen into your dream kitchen. we'll show you how. it's all coming up right now on the "kitchen experts" show. ♪ hi, and welcome to the "kitchen experts" show. i'm janelle marie. now, thank you for joining us today. i am in a gorgeously remodeled kitchen experts kitchen. but can you believe that this kitchen once looked like this? and now it looks like... ♪