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ahhhh! -ahhhh! elliott? elliott. you came back! friday night's fatal
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hit-and-run in fremont has many concerned with safety in that part of town. tonight fremont city council is considering some improvements. it's an unlikely matchup. b.a.r.t. and the salvation army teaming up this holiday season. we'll tell you why. the storms on the move. be prepared for a wet commute. i'll have an hour by hour time line coming up. abc 7 news at 11:00 starts right now. we're seeing scattered showers around the bay area tonight. this is live look from our exploratorium camera. >> but get ready heavier rain is on the way. let's check in with meteorologist sandhya patel who is tracking the system. >> get ready for a slow and slippery ride. you will notice some showers are coming in the south as we get you into the santa cruz area, gilroy, monterey road, street level radar showing you wet
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weather right now. and it is moving from northwest. breezy in spots. as you take a look at the hour by hour forecast you see those showers moving in 5:00 to 8:00 a.m. it is going to be wet out there for the commute. and even beyond that. i'll be back with an hour by hour forecast for the rest of that one and a look at the next storm coming up. the wet weather is blamed fo causing a small landslide in san bruno. it's led to a stretch being closed off to traffic and pedestrians. the city says no homes are threatened but a local emergency has been declared. >> you can track the storm with the abc 7 news app. you can enable push alerts to get weather advisories on your phone or tablets. it was a packed house in fremont tonight to discuss efforts to build a better bay
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area. >> the city council debated making changes to a stretchf road. >> the driver stopped briefly but then took off. these are new pictures of the suspect's car what appears to be a late model 1990 buick0 buick >> the city council is niles boulevard. not everyone is onboard with some of the proposals being tossed around. >> reporter: that's right, dan. good evening, but the majority of city council do support the changes. in fact, city council officials say there's a heightened level of urgency getting these straee changes done given friday's fatal hit-and-run. >> ever since the 50s we've traded safety for speed.
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>> reporter: he's with a group concerned with biking safety. they point to friday night's fatal hit-and-run that killed 72-year-old susan hit in a crosswalk on niles boulevard. >> clearly niles boulevard has been a priority and with the recent incident it rises to the top of the list. >> reporter: the two areas of discussion are niles boulevard and rancho parkway. the proposals include reducing lanes, creating bike lanes, and putting a travel light at rock avenue, the site of friday night's natal accident. >> there's an urgency to it because too many people have died this year. we're actually on a record pace this year. >> reporter: but those opposed say there's too many changes being proposed. >> we thought we were doing a great thing but we heard a lot of concern from the community this was a very bold and drastic change. >> reporter: those who spoke against the changes say more
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streetlights and signs and stronger enforcement of the current speed limit could do more. >> instead of you spend a fraction of the money on one more police officer to spend more time on traffic enforcement. now, that would be a solution. >> reporter: now, despite what the opponents have to say the city says they hope to put out bids by the spring and want construction to begin by the summer of 2020. >> thanks a lot. abc 7 news devoted a week of our building a better bay area coverage to fremont, the bay area's fourth largest city. you can see all of our reports online. new at 11:00, a man who helped negotiate a naming rights deal for the oakland colosseum is facing criminal charges. he's accused of viatg ofnteres. the agency eventually struck a
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deal with ring central. new developments in the kate steinle murder trial and a request to dismiss all charges. an undocumented immigrant was back in court today. two years ago he was acquitted of all but a gun charge in the shooting death of steinle at san francisco's pier 14. the sole conviction was overturned by an appeals court who said a judge improperly instructed jurors. today a judge asked the district attorney to not re-try him. a decision is expected tomorrow. we'll let you know. he still faces federal weapons charges. it's the first night for closures at the tunnel. tomorrow night eastbound bore 2 will be closed followed by westbound bore 3. to 4:30 a.m. abc 7 news as you know is committed to building a better
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bay area, and it's no sec very messy. but messy we're referring to human and animal waste. it is so visible in the tenderloin district it's nicknamed code brown. to fix the neighborhood's problem there's a plan to steam clean and pressure wash every single block once a week. it is being paid for by property owners who agreed to an extra tax. >> we see how much is being done and you see the groups that are here and helping it's something we always think about. >> this is part of a two pronged approach. san francisco recently extended a pilot program for 24 hour bathrooms. a major part of building a better bay area includes finding solutions to tough issues. this year b.a.r.t. is teaming up with an unlikely partner to lend a helping hand. >> reporter: it's an interesting matchup. b.a.r.t. teaming with the
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salvation army to help the homeless this holiday season. b.a.r.t. says on any given day there are 100 people or more who are homeless riding the trains. the program may help them. it's a sound you've likely never heard before inside a b.a.r.t. station. salvation army red kettle bell ringers haven't been allowed to collect donations inside stations until now. >> it makes a lot of sense. >> reporter: the long time charity teaming up with b.a.r.t. this holiday season to help the homeless. >> all 48 of our stations are going to have red kettles and bell ringers. >> b.a.r.t.'s president acknowledghat many riders already know. homelessness is an issue on a.b.r.t. stations. abc 7 nsge has u in the system that really need support to be housed and have drug treatment
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and so forth. >> the salvation army will spend the money in the county where it's collected. >> the homeless problem has gotten extremely bad in san francisco. there is no middle class anymore. >> b.a.r.t. has had a police response to homelessness. >> having outreach workers and trying to think of a more humane and effective response is really positive. >> others feel good about where their contributions may go this holiday. >> anything under $5 in my pocket goes in the bucket. that's my thing anytime i hear a bell. >> reporter: across the bay area it will vary from county to county but in most cases the salvation army and their outreach teams will provide assistance to people who want it. live in san francisco tonight, cornell bernard, abc 7 news. >> we do want to hear your yis about building a better bay area. you can share them by joining our better bay area group on facebook. new developments tonight in
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the college admission scandal. mastermind rick singer reportedly approached seven stanford coaches over the last decade. that's according to a just released investigation by stanford. only one of the coaches has been accused accepting bribes. stanford says it has enacted new policies in the wake of the scandal. a major shakeup today at alphabet, google's parent company. founders larry page and sergey brin are stepping aside. >> on the other hand they have taken an obvious step back, and that's been going on for several years. >> the move comes as google faces mounting scrutiny over its business and
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california senator kamala harris drops out of the race. what she revealed in a candid message. and lucky to be alive. actress anna faris brush with death while on lake tahoe for thanksgiving. if you watch this show you'll live forever. just what you wished for. here it comes. here comes what you wanted. what do you think? >> yes. >> it's a puppy. you like it? >> yeah.
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words of warning tonight after a close call happens to her family. a thanksgiving meal became a near disaster. >> i think there was a series of events here that unfolded that made this a very fortunate near miss. >> reporter: 13 of her family members ages 3 to 70 got sick shortly after arriving. they first thought it was altitude sickness. turns out they were all treated for carbon monoxide.
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>> it's odorless, it's clear. and most people,you know, are not acute enough to pick up the symptoms. >> reporter: fareshe tweeted ab the scare showing an abandoned table, food still on plates. she had gratitude for firefighters who said the threat helve was high. >> it's astronomical and extraordinary dangerous for anyone to be breathing that air. >> reporter: fire crews say what sometimes happens in lake tahoe is snow will block vents trapping the gas inside. >> had they gone to sleep that night they likely would not have woken up. >> scary. the north lake tahoe fire department says this survival story is good reminder for us all to check for working carbon monoxide detecters especially when we travel. senator kamala harris was considered one of the top democratic candidates for president, but tonight her campaign is over. >> it is with deep regret but
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also with deep gratitude that i am suspending our campaign today. my campaign for president simply does not have the financial resources to continue. >> she announced her intentions to seek the white house back in january in oakland, her hometown. harris did well in the early debates but could not keep the momentum going. her campaign volunteers found out today and one of them told abc news the california senator was easy to relate to. >> when my daughters look at her, they see themselves. they are seen. they are heard as women of color. >> with harris bowing out, that leaves 15 candidates with the iowa caucuses just two months away. the next debate is december 19th. at least six candidates have qualified. elizabeth warren, bernie sanders, pete buttigieg, amy klobuchar and tom steyer. the impeachment spotlight shifts to the house judiciary committee tomorrow.
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she will be along four law scholars who will testify during the committee's first public hearing in the impeachment battle. today the intelligence committee released its inquiry report. it says the president sought assistance from ukraine to benefit his election. president trump calls it a hoax. tomorrow's hearing will focus on the constitutional grounds for impeachment. our live coverage begins at 7:00 a.m. after abc 7 mornings. in the south bay dramatic video shows two burglars using a stolen truck to ram their way into a jewelry store. it took three tries before they broke down the front window and broke into display cases before taking off. the storeowner estimates he lost $200,000 worth of merchandise. that's outrageous to watch. >> it really is. >> so the rain is back again. it is. for how long and how much meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it. let me show you live doppler 7 right now. here we go again.
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the moisture is coming in from the south. it is pushing towards the northwest. san jose, willow glen around campbell we are seeing some slig light showers. that moisture is moving. heading towards sunny veil 11:09 into fremont at 11:27 p.m. so you get the drift here that wet weather is heading in your direction. when you take a look at this system, it's been spinning off the coastline. we're seeing some thunderstorms developing southwest of monterey. it is taking its moisture into southern california but the stuff is wrapping around this low, and that's why we are expecting the showers to increase as we head towards your morning commute. numbers rights now in the 40s, 50s, a live look from our east bay hills camera and visibility is good. it's not going to look like that for the morning. wet for the morning commute, a stronger storm arrives on friday. this one is a 1 on our storm impact scale. through tomorrow light moderate showers. anywhere from 0.9 to 0.16 o
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rain for you. here is 5:00 a.m., some pockets of moderate rain indicated in yellow so we are going to be dealing with a wet morning commute. you may want to set your alarm clocks a little earlier and get going earlier because it's going to take you longer to get to where you need to go and at 10:00 a.m. the activity starts to diminish a bit but still going to see some showers out there. this continues into 3:00 p.m., spottier in nature going into the evening hours and winds down later on tomorrow night. rainfall totals will reflect the direction of the moisture. nta rosa, you may not get a whole lot. in the mountains as the next storm comes in on friday, we have a winter storm watch 4:00 p.m. friday until 1:00 p.m. sunday. 1 to 3 feet of snow expected. higher amounts over the peaks
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and that's going to make for difficult driving. temperatures first thing in the morning, 40s, 50s and numbers will be in the mid-50s to low 60s. here's a look at what's coming. thursday's your break for the most part. friday afternoon it's wet for the entire area. that pattern continues into saturday and then it winds down on sunday. here's a look at the accuweather seven day forecast. level 1 for tomorrow and wet commute followed by showers in the afternoon. short break, thursday. level 2 on friday, rain and gusty winds. and then showers saturday into sunday will be a 1. get a chance to dry out monday and tuesday. >> that will be a welcome relief. thanks, sandhya, very much. all right, eye on the prize. a toddler sneaks inside
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a little boy really wanted to get a toy out of a claw machine. who doesn't though, right? well, the child got trapped after he climbed inside and firefighters had to come and rescue him. you can see that boy was just surrounded by plush toys while the crews broke the lock on the machine's glass door to free him. he wasn't injured, thankfully.
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the boy apparently climbed into the machine while his mother was not paying attention. >> okay. dumb question. why didn't they just use the claw to get him? >> exactly. he'll come out of it the little slot. >> put a quarter in, get the kid out. >> i didn't think of that. >> i just thought how did he get in there? >> if he got in, why couldn't the rescuers get in the same way? coming up in sports looks like good news on the way for the warriors. and michigan state honoring
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ahhhh! -ahhhh! elliott. you came back! warriors star draymond green is proud of his michigan roots. he said as a kid from saginaw and michigan my goal was to plas school. spartans jersey during halftime at michigan state, duke game. they were all there to see it. >> you know, for everyone to be
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here, it's when you see thate n re and so like great my jersey's going into the rafters, that's great. but i get more out of seeing like everyone come here to support and show their love for me. that's what i get more out of. >> he's a role model, man, just to watch the accomplishment this guy's had. to come here, get his jersey retired, well deserved. >> he's so important to our organization there's no way when i heard about this that i was not going to go. >> that is teamwork right there. deangelo russell is questionable for tomorrow night's game at charlotte. he's averaging 6.7 assists per game. he looks good in those clothes. it's the fin, the sharks pup.
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sayi saying hi to the camera. 1-0 less than three minutes into the game. later in the first it's 2-1 caps. and this caps fan happy he made the trip. second period jacob his second goal of the game. if you think he's young, he is. he's only 33. second half down two, and dribble drive and score tied at 62, only 90 seconds to go. off the glass and in. final seconds don's down three and hit the turn over toet it, o for a quick two, but he misses the layup. and hangs on 71-67. the a's week of giving continues today. they read to students. the week of giving continues through friday at locations across oakland.
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this abc 7 sports report. good thing to go on giving tuesday. all the sarah's last tuition payment, sent off. feeling good? oh yeah. now i'm ready to focus on my project.
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all right, that is our report. we appreciate your time as always. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm ama dates. thanks for joining us. >> have
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♪ ♪ shine for the rest of your life ♪ ♪ stronger than ever, ever ♪ stronger than ever, ever ♪ shine every day and night ♪ stronger than ever, ever ♪ stronger than ever, ever [cheers and applause] >> tamron: sex, welcome. how are you? welcome, welcome, welcome. happy holidays, happy holidays. welcome, welcome to the show. have a seat. happy holidays. our christmas tree is already up in the studio and at my home. we are feeling -- you all have a seat.


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