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live doppler 7 along with satellite showing you the clouds have thickened, rain is on the way. our next storm is moving in for christmas. we'll have the time line on the accuweather forecast. last minute shoppers making the last minute effort to get the christmas well, santa will need that umbrella. live doppler 7 shows you the rain arriving right now in the bay area. a live look outside. light rain is moving into the bay area with the heaviest rain a few hours away. drew tuma is here to tell you how long the wet weather will last. light rain now if it does
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turn heavier over the next couple of hours. we find light rain from alameda over to oakland as well. zoom on down to the peninsula and san jose seeing some light showers late tonight. this cold front is going to move through, so on the storm impact scale over to christmas day again the heaviest rain will fall before the sun gets through. new at 11:00, guess what, times up. this year's christmas shopping season is officially at its end. anser hassan live at walnut creek with a last minute look at those gifts. >> reporter: target was one of those stores that was open late tonight, they closed at 10:00.
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and the fact it wasn't raining probably helped. vanessa and her partner admit it was tough shopping for christmas gifts but their bags were full. she says shay still got some great gifts even though he says he'd rather be at home. >> to tell you the truth, not so much. i'd rather be at home, chilling, hanging out with the family but it is nice to get together and stroll around. it's not too cold out here. the good weather is perhaps one reason why the outdoor shopping center at wall net week was buzzing. then there were the shoppers who come out on christmas eve. they say it's all part of the plan. >> every christmas eve this is how we do it, it's nice and calm and no one out and around. >> he knew what he wanted to buy, so he wasn't in any rush, and he knows stores are open
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later. >> it's how it's been black friday nowadays is a holiday itself so i think that's kind of the way it is. everyone knows to shop late. >> reporter: the holiday shopping may be over, but in a few days we will be talking about holiday returns. some retail analysts are forecasting just from online sales from this holiday season they expect more than $40 billion in returns. >> reporting live anser hassan, abc 7 news. the contra costa sheriff's office has justified the man shot and killed. we showed you this video. security video shows andrew pistol whipping the clerk during a struggle at the register. the clerk got up and shot andrew killing him. a second robber got away. the search for him continues tonight. only on 7, some crooks on the run have some very expensive
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tastes asyou'll see. now employees are sharing security video with employees and with abc 7 news reporter melanie woodrow. >> reporter: thousands of dollars worth stolen. sophisticated shoplifters managed to get past employees at several stores this month saying they were visiting fro paris. in the surveillance video you can see them stuffing jackets worth thousands under their outer wear. >> the pros are so good they can do it in front of you and you would never know you were being picked. >> reporter: no masks with, no smash and grab. the crooks according to employees were actually quite engaging. employees couldn't tell anything was missing until they were gone. >> it does make me ill. >> reporter: the next day two of the three hit up sweden spart which sells vintage jewelry, purses and scarves it procures
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from estate sales. >> we've never had an issue in the past. >> reporter: as this woman looked at scarves. >> she like held up a bunch of them in front of like my coworkers face. >> reporter: the man snatched a rare vintage pink chanel purse and stuffed it up his jacket. this is picture of the handbag. >> what's weird is he actually shook my coirker's hand when they left. >> reporter: a spokesperson tells abc 7 news police are investigating whether the people in both videoses are the same. northern station officers patrol the area but store employees are not sure if that would have made a difference in these cases. san francisco police say since the end of november there's actually been a slight decrease in thefts and robberies citywide. in san francisco, melanie woodrow, abc 7 news. new developments in the story of an oakland mother's fight over a vacant home. the oakland city council ordered
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the property owners to negotiate with the homeless women or face possible seizure of that property. today an alameda county court issued a tentative ruling against the group, mothers for housing who moved into the house last month. the court denied all the claims for the women and issued notice of eviction they have to go. the group said they're drawing attention to the homelessness crisis. president trump responding to north korea after its government issued a warning of a christmas gift to the u.s. if there isn't a change in sanctions. u.s. military officials expect kim jong-un will order tests of long-range missiles capable of reaching the united states. kim jong-un promised president trump during their two summits that he would not test those kinds of weapons. since then relations have gone south with the north koreans conducting more short range missile tests this year. president trump is brushing off these threats. >> we'll find out about the
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surprises and we'll deal with it very successfully and we'll see what happens. everybody's got surprises for me. president trump also says north korea's christmas gift could be a beautiful vase as opposed to a missile test as the president put it today. also today president trump thanked members of the military for their service this christmas eve. he spoke via video teleconference with u.s. troops stationed around the world from his mar-a-lago resort in florida. president trump praised all five branches of the military. >> americans can celebrate christmas and safety in a peace we all appreciate and we thank you very much. >> at one point during the 30-minute call the president took questions from the service members. one soldier stationed in kuwait asking what he got first lady melania trump for christmas this year, he said he was still working on it, procrastinating i suppose like a lot of us. move over redaufl, santa is
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choosing ride share. how saint nick is sprelding joy across the south bay. and kindness prevails. renewed faith of the goodness of others after thieves ripoff donations at a san jose church. >> i hope my family will have a very nice christmas. >> and children share with us what they're hoping for this holiday season. all of that coming up as we continue, but first here's a look at jimmy kimmel live right after abc 7 news at 11:00. >> i'm not saying you have to watch this but do. please say hello to jack black everybody.
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♪ do you recall, not long ago ♪ we would walk on the sidewalk ♪
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♪ all around the wind blows ♪ we would only hold on to let go ♪ ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ we need someone to lean on ♪ blow a kiss into the sun ♪ we needed somebody to lean on ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ all we need is someone to lean on ♪
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in the south bay donations are pouring in tonight to our lady of one video caught the moment as one of them took a donation box. >> i never thought someone would just come in and be part of the assembly and leave. >> it was just brazen as you can see. tonight someone donated $4,000. another person contributed $1,000 to a gofundme page for the church. the fund-raiser had surpassed it's goal of $5,000. happening now you may see chp patrols. it started at 6:00 tonight and will continue through midnight tomorrow. all available officers will be out for increased enforcement to keep us safe.
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they'll be watching for drunk or high drivers in particular. triple-a is once again offering its tipsy tow service of tow up to 10 miles for any drivers not just triple-a members. the free tow begins through 6:00 p.m. tuesday through 6:00 a.m. on new year's day. drivers should call 1-800 triple a help for the free tow. livermore firefighters are congratulating a rookie firefighter on his very first cat rescue today. the livermore fire department received a call about a cat struck in a tree. firefighter mike salazar climbed up the ladder and brought the cat back to its owners. the family of the cat very happy to his work and was then treated to a tour of the fire engine. good job, mike. only on abc 7 ride share
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customers in the south bay are coming across a familiar face. father christmas, santa is getting behind the wheel in san jose and made some house calls. amanda delcastillo was there. >> reporter: move over redaufl, he's making seven trips, checking his sights and ditching the streets and hitting san jose in a tucson. the man behind the beard is john flores. he threw on a santa suit a few days ago with the goal of spreading holiday cheer. in the drivers seat flores delivered, flores posted to a community facebook group about his experience. he explained it caused him nothing to create lasting memories of those who spotted santa behind the wheel. >> people from 6 to 60 would be
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santa, santa, santa and made me think in that time of innocence when you knew santa was coming to your house because you were special. >> reporter: then came a special request from a complete stranger. would flores be willing to make a house call on christmas eve. they wanted to keep the magic of christmas alive for 2-year-old fara and 9-year-old tommy. >> he's going to be 10 soon so i don't know how magical it would for them. >> reporter: the trip priceless, flores said he'll be logging off uber and leaving christmas day to chrkris kringle. >> an iranian refugee who founded a bay area tech firm paid off the lunch debt for hundreds of oakland students. we learned today one planet ceo donated over $15,000 to the oakland unified school district. he says he wasn't allowed to go to school in iran because of his
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religion. he says if students do not have access to a meal, then they do not have full access to their education. so he stepped up to make a difference. pope francis celebrated christmas eve mass in a packed st. peters basilica. the pope said the birth of jesus that christians commemorate on christmas day was a reminder of god's uncondiional love for everyone. his message to the people included the quote, god does not love you because you think and act the right way, he loves you plain and simple, his love is unconditional, end quote. and abc 7 reporter went to christmas eve in the park today to talk to the children about their holiday wishes. they were predictably sweet and often brutally honest. >> one of my christmas wishes is i hope my family will have a
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very nice christmas. >> one of my christmas wishes is that it's more peaceful here. >> i want new ugg boots. >> and some things for my new puppy. >> my christmas wish is for me to get all the video games in the world so i can play overnight and never have to watch the news. >> what? did he say that out loud? i can't blame him. he's a kid. all right, let's go onto talk about the weather forecast. he didn't mean it, did he, drew? >> that sounds like a great christmas gift. tomorrow morning we will wake up to some showers but christmas day we'll finish on a dry note. live doppler 7 right now showing you the rain is very light in nature. and we'll go down to street level, some light rain and we're watching mt. hamilton because you can see on live doppler 7 we have a mix of gnarly rain but
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also likely some snow. that's the white you see on live doppler 7 so we could wake up to a white christmas. a couple of lightening strikes off the coast right now. it's an indication of this quick moving storm system that's going to brush through while many of us are sleeping. you can see the embarcadero all lit up on this christmas eve. a few drops on the lens as well. what we are tracking over the next couple of days, scattered showers overnight, christmas day will begin wet in the morning but by the afternoon and evening those showers will get out of here and sunny weather it does return on thursday. and a really good stretch of sunshine will happen to finish off the week. right now it's chilly outlet there. 51 that current temperature in the city and in oakland as well. as we take a look at the beach hazard statement that will go into effect early tomorrow morning a risk of rip currents and sneaker waves.
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here's the storm impact scale, level 1 system and lith to moderate rain and steady again before the sun gets up here christmas day and watching early in the morning, 2:30 in the morning a wave of rain moves through and another system moves through southern california tomorrow night. this one will not hit us and closer look at the bay area, 1:00 a.m. we'll track those scattered showers and downpours. by 7:00 a.m. the rain is lightening up but still have scattered showers into the forecast. into the afternoon and evening that storm system sink tuesday the south. overnight tonight we'll see upper 30s to mid-40s, so those scattered showers moving through. christmas day begins with showers but ends with dryer conditions. here's the accuweather seven day forecast. planning the next seven days for you. tomorrow the heaviest wane rain will be in the morning. a nice dry pattern sets up before our next chance comes on
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sunday. and monday and tuesday and new year's eve looks dry from this point down. >> next, justin bieber's big announcement that has
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itreat them all as if, they are hot and energized. stay away from any downed wire, call 911 and call pg&e right after so we can both respond out and keep the public safe. justin bieber's back in action. he announced a new album, docu series and a concert tour today on his video on youtube that you're watching. apparently he still got it with his announcement getting more than 1.5 million views. earlier this year he wrote on instagram he's stepping back from music for a while. that period is over. bieber has one bay area show scheduled at the moment for may 22nd at levi's stadium. not bad, coming right out and going to a big stadium. >> you know who else is coming
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back and going to a new stadium is marshawn lynch. and seahawks fans did not have to wait for santa. they got their present a d
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'twas the night before christmas and there's a beast in the house. oakland native marshawn lynch officially signed with the seahawks and will play sunday season against the 49ers, a game that will determine homefield advantage. pete carol said beast mode stayed in shape in hopes an opening would pop up at the right time. and it did. here's the press conference in its entirety today.
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>> happy holidays, merry new year, try to have a great day. it's a great feeling to be back. thank you. >> kind of surprised by it. the guy's a hell of a player. we'll see what he's got. >> so maybe it wasn't a very long press conference. now, the network made their list, they checked it twice and all of a sudden the warriors record it wasn't so nice. the dubs find themselves on christmas day to showcase tomorrow and found a little momentum heading into this nationally televised contest against the houston rockets but even after their first back-to-back wins draymond green was a little surprise. >> i wonder why. >> nobody switched the game too, huh? >> christmas is always a special day to play on, you know everybody's watch [it's got a different vibe, a different
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feel. >> aloha hawaii bowl. larry beil said he'd only let me anchor if i showed you this. for the end zone, he gets nothing and likes it. ball comes out just before the goal line, that's crazy and it was not a touch down. 80 seconds to play, finds nick for the game winning 24-yard touch down and drive home safely. larry very happy. now patriots players apparently prank head coach bill belichik every year by planting an elf on the shelf or two or three on the podium before a press conference this time of year. and belichik's reaction jolly decide for yourself. >> i saw you had some company up there at the podium, some elves on the podium so to speak. is that the holiday spirit going
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around? just what i need. happy holidays. >> this abc 7 sports report sponsored by river rock casino. if he doesn't have a lot of room on the shelf, he's got a lot of lombardy trophies as >> i tried
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all right, we're tracking santa. he's in alberta, canada, right now zigzagging his way across north america.
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>> he will be here in short order when the rain arrives i guess. that is our report from drew teama, all of us here, i'm dan ashley. merry christmas to >> dicky: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- jack black, comedian michelle wolf, and music from allen stone. and now, please hold on, jimmy kimmel! [ cheers and applause ] >> jimmy: thank you very much. welcome. hi. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks for coming. thanks for everything really. [ cheers and applause ] that's very nice. i appreciate it. hope you had a good weekend. i had a good weekend. we did a lot of stuff this weekend. but i have to say, even though i was having a perfectly good time this weekend at one point i wished i could come in to work and go straight onto the air because donald trump -- you know that guy? okay.

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