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. a top aide for president trump has tested positive for coronavirus. and the a's' come from behind victory at the coliseum. >> weather worries in napa and sonoma counties as the glass fire continues to burn. firefighters are showily gaining some containment but thousands of homes are still threatened. good evening. thank you for joining us. >> that fire still burning, still growing tonight. three days after it started. it is now devoured more than 56,000 acres and is just 5% contained. cal fire confirming 143 structures destroyed.
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the big concern is the red flag warning that went into fekt at 1:00. >> our concerns are with that northwest wind. the perimeter in the sugar loaf state park area, and if that fire gets across the line that we have established down there, it will create a much larger area to fall back to. >> keep in mind, the red flag warning will remain in if he can through saturday morning. so we're entering another critical time. the glass fire is moving dangerously close to the northeastern edge of angwin. stephanie sierra went directly into the fire line where the flames are bordering that small town. >> reporter: the work that's happening this afternoon is critical to save angwin. the fire crews tell me they're building a fire line from friesen road to spring lake road which homes to save angwin.
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it's day five, working in triple digit heat. surrounded in dense black smoke. these heroes aren't giving up. dragging 140 pound hoses up the hill side, each crew pouring out 100 gallons of water a minute to fight the flames. >> my gosh, we're so appreciative. my home is still standing and we're one of the fortunate one. >> reporter: she is checking on her parents' place. >> it's absolutely devastating and heart breaking, the destruction that i have seen, the people that i know that have lost their homes and their likelihood, it's awful. i'm really hoping that everyone on this mountain and everywhere where it is spreading is able to get out. >> reporter: they are working tirelessly a few miles away.
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>> at any point, did you lose hope? >> no, no. you cannot. you can't lose hopeful. >> reporter: it's very difficult to breathe. partly because the smoke is so dense and thick. it's been challenging for aircraft to make water drops. these helicopters have been dropping 1,000 gallons of water every drop. reporting in angwin, stephanie sierra. abc7 news. >> and governor newsom got an upclose look at the destruction. he toured the school this morning surveying damage at the k-8 campus. he met with fire chiefs and community leaders to hear about the firefight. he said resources have been called in from around the country to help bring the glass fire under control. >> it is a scene very familiar with the people in the napa and sonoma region that's have been torn asunder by wildfires, seemingly every single year. >> reporter: the governor called this year's devastating wildfire season historic with close to 4
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million acres. state burned in 2020. a red flag warning is renewing concerns. wayne freedman has more. >> reporter: for firefighters, this might be the hardest part, mentally at least, the waiting. here's how the fire service spent this morning and early afternoon. a couple thousand feet above the noma valley. they loaded up the trucks with water. they cooled every possible hot spot. they made primary and then back-up plans. this is lull before a potential firestorm that did begin to materialize later, coming from the northeast. >> the winds that came across the land and not from the ocean are usually a warmer and drier wind. >> reporter: it is what this region doesn't mean on yet another red flag day following glass fire's move through the valley. 14,000 people evacuated with some memories more vivid than others. douglas payne remembers the ridge behind his house. >> the trees on top of the
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mountain used to be 100 feet tall. this ball of fire that went through was 500 feet tall. astronomical. >> reporter: a tron me motivated these people, >> reporter: it came from the have arer to 2600 feet above. fire burned to the fringes here sunday night. this team pulled the instrument this morning and hauled it away for safekeeping. >> bad enough to lose the facility. the equipment as well. the equipment is worth more than the building. >> reporter: one telescope saved. an entire region on edge. in sonoma county, abc7 news. >> of course the weather conditions, absolutely critical. we turn now to abc7 news meteorologist sandhya patel with a look at what the weather is like in the fire zone now and the next few days. >> yeah. right now near the glass fire,
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it is 89 degrees. so it's warm. 20% humidity. the biggest thing now, the winds are so light and coming off the ocean gusting to six miles an hour. unfortunately, this is not going to last which is why the red flag warning is up for the north and east bay hills until saturday morning. the winds gusting 25 to 30. very low humidity. dry vegetation means any fires existing like the glass fire will blow up rapidly and change drekds. as you look at the wind gusts, 25 to 30-mile-an-hour winds are expected not just tonight but tomorrow night. and we are concerned about that. the high temperatures today, many areas from san francisco to oakland, into fairfield, in the 90s, into san jose, really had to be in half moon bay to get to 70s. the heat advisory remains. i'll be back to let you know how long this fire danger will continue. people in the berkeley hills are concerned about the red nag alert that sandhya is talking
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about. some are already preparing to leave, if they are told to do so. because the streets are so narrow, the city is asking residents to park in their garage or drive way so emergency vehicles can get through in case. >> as soon as we get home, i'm turning it backwards in the driveway so it can be pointing out. >> for this season, i'm always very nervous. and i don't know how much longer i want to live like this. it is getting worse and worse. >> in some neighborhoods, it would be faster to use foot paths than city streets in case of an evacuation order. and we found one woman vaeging from home and contract and is now facing the possibility of having to pack up again. >> so tough. cal fire says the scu complex fire is now 100% contained. so, too, is the lnu fire. both those fires burned more than 300,000 acres. the czu fire in the santa cruz
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mountains is also 100% contained. and you can get updates on the weather and fires any time. our weather tracker gives you the latest information in the state as well as the latest air quality date. a head to abc7news.com to check it out. >> with all of this going on, we certainly need something to feel good about. the a's are celebrating. they just won in 14 years beating the chicago white sox 6-4 at the coliseum. the a's' closer shut the door on the sox striking out nomar mazara to end the game and the series. it breaks a long drought for the grown and gold. we'll have much more coming up a little later in sports. every registered voter in california will receive a mail-in ballot. we'll break down what you need to know to make sure your vote is counted. plus, a vallejo police officer fired
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in the tubbs fire. the flames, the ash, it was terrifying. thousands of family homes are destroyed in wildfires. families are forced to move and higher property taxes are a huge problem. prop 19 limits taxes on wildfire victims so families can move without a tax penalty. nineteen will help rebuild lives. vote 'yes' on 19. taking california for a ride. companies like uber, lyft, doordash. breaking state employment laws for years. now these multi-billion-dollar companies wrote deceptive prop 22 to buy themselves a new law.
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to deny drivers the rights they deserve. no sick leave. no workers' comp. no unemployment benefits. vote no on the deceptive uber, lyft, doordash prop 22. one ride california doesn't want to take. doordash prop 22. all californians will be able to vote safely from home. every active, registered voter will receive a vote-by-mail ballot with a unique barcode. you can track it using where's my ballot? and you'll receive automatic notifications by text,
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email or voice call to let you know the status of your ballot once you mail it, drop it off at your polling place or at a drop box. vote by mail ballots. simple, safe, secure. counted. learn more at vote.ca.gov today marks the third anniversary of the deadliest mass shooting in modern history. 58 people were killed when a man open fire from the mandalay bay resort in las vegas on to the route 91 music festival. two women have died from their injuries in the last two years, putting the official death toll now at 60. yesterday a judge approvd an $800 million class action settlement to be divided among more than 4,000 victims. today, several bay area counties signed an expanded memorandum of understanding to streamline a
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coordinated response in the event of a mass casualty crime incident. it includes san francisco, alameda, sonoma, contra costa, marin, san mateo, solano, santa cruz and san joaquin counties. any of them can request shared resources and person frel the other county to ensure there are enough victim and witness support providers. san francisco officials are reassuring voters that casting a ballot for the november election will be safe and secure. they appeared in front of the new voting center set up outside the auditorium. that's where voters can go starting monday for early voting. 588 polling places will be open election day for voters who want to cast ballots on election day. then there are the mail-in ballots. everyone registered will get one of those, too. >> we want to assure voters that the city, the darrel of elections has put much time and thought into making sure voters have the option to cast their ballots and they are safe and secure and they have a good experience on election day.
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>> he says he's spoken with the u.s. postal service which reaffirmed to him his ability to get ballots from voters to the darrel of elections. all registered californian there's get a mail-in ballot for next month's election. liz explains how to make sure your vote is counted. >> okay. let's talk about vote by mail. you've probably heard those three words over and over again over the past few months as politicians have debated the best way to vote during a pandemic. spoil alert. nothing is the best during a pandemic. but here in california, we do have a long history of voting by mail. so grab a note pad. here's what you need to know to make sure you do it right and on time so your vote is counted. first, you should know that every single registered voter in california will be sent a mail-in ballot. counties have to send it out by monday, october 5th. so expect to get it in early october. if you're knowledge rent sterd to vote yet, you can easily do
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so online or by mail. the deadline is november 19th. you have to register in personal after that. those ballots take a little bit longer to count which brings us to timing. with all this talk about delays in the post office, we want to know, what is the best way to make sure our ballots are received and counted. the simplest answer is to send it in early. you can mail it in. no postage required, or you can bring to it a ballot drop box, your county registrar of voters office or a nearby polling location. some of those will begin opening in early october. you can still vote in person. and if you do so, it is recommended that you bring your mail-in ballots so you can swax it out. the number one most important thing that you have to do for vote by mail is sign it. a study by the california voter foundation found that at least three counties including snab clara and san mateo, young voters had their ballots disqualified at three times the normal rate largely because they
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either sent in it too late, didn't sign the ballot envelope or the signature didn't match the one on file. so sign it and take the time to sign it correctly. oh, and use a black or blue pen. lots of infoe. we promise it is simpler than it sounds. good luck and happy voting. the official election day is tuesday, november 3rd. >> and we have voter information on abc7news.com including how to register to vote and we break down the statewide prom sigss. former president barack obama praised the young generation that has been active in calling for social justice but he's also worried about the deep divisions in society today. abc7 news reporter david louie has highlights of mr. obama's online conference scheduled by a san francisco company. >> the very things that tend to bring people together from little league games to apparently-teacher meetings disappear due to the pandemc. president obama speaking to a developer's conference, sponsored by the cloud communications company said the
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result is a lack of could not sense us and agreement on facts that cast a shadow over critical issues on covid-19 to the presidential election. >> right now there'shere'shere'e are vested with similar authority. and everybody wants to believe what they want to believe and become politicized. >> the former president said social justice protests are an exception that has galvanized an entire generation. >> you have a generation that says we should be living up to our ideals. there are things we were taught by our parents and teachers and maybe our parents and teachers did really believe everybody was equal. but we did. and we're going out and take action to do something about that. >> obama noted the proliferation of online sites has created islos in which some people might get stuck in narrow biases, combined with isolation, that
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cobble dangerous. >> if you have a bunch of lonely young men sitting in their basements, they are more subject to watching youtube videos and going down some rabbit hole and the next thing you know, they come out and they have a bunch of crazy conspiracy theories. >> reporter: despite problem, obama said that democracy needs voter paigs. >> i continue to believe that the instincts of most folks out there are good. we just have to make sure that those voices are heard. >> reporter: david louie, abc7 news. >> a lot more to come here. another day of poor air quality in the bay area, as you know. why doctors say you nee
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i do motivational speakingld. in addition to the substitute teaching. i honestly feel that that's my calling-- to give back to younger people. i think most adults will start realizing that they don't recall things as quickly as they used to or they don't remember things as vividly as they once did. i've been taking prevagen for about three years now. people say to me periodically, "man, you've got a memory like an elephant." it's really, really helped me tremendously. prevagen. healthier brain. better life. they do one of the most deven in normal times.s, our frontline health care workers. and when these heroes lack the resources they need, that risky job gets ten times harder. prop fifteen makes corporations pay their fair share. to invest in our communities, in our clinics, in the essential workers who treat everyone- rich, poor, and in-between. whether it's this pandemic or the next health crisis, vote yes on prop fifteen. for all of us.
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traffic and air pollution will be even worse after the pandemic. that's why we support measure rr to keep caltrain running. which is at risk of shutdown because of the crisis. to keep millions of cars off our roads, to reduce air pollution and fight climate change. and measure rr helps essential workers like me get to work and keep our communities healthy. relieve traffic. reduce pollution. rescue caltrain. [all] yes on measure rr.
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we are all dealing with another day of poor air quality, aren't we? this is what it looked like in foster city earlier today. so hazy and murky. a spare the air alert has been extended through tuesday, so this is going to continue for a while. abc7 news reporter chris reyes has a look at the health concerns as the air quality continues to get worse. >> you are looking at a smoky, smoggy san jose. the air quality index reading just as bad as it looks. >> i would say 150 is very much like living in a house with someone who smokes.
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>> reporter: the air locks bad but i wanted to show what you it is like for someone like myself, a healthy adult, to do just a little activity in this air. we are walking up hill. a few steps, wearing a mask. and already i'm catching my breath. huffing and puffing. even worse for people with medical conditions. dr. katherine nelson has asthma and also treats it. she can tell you why she doesn't take chances on a day that looks like this. >> several years ago i made the mistake of running during the 2017 fires and got incredibly sick for months. >> reporter: not easy for those who have to work outside. >> it's bad. running up and down. it just gets hectic. >> reporter: at the clinic, a 10 to 20% uptake of patients since the pandemic started and she wants to remind people to take this seriously. >> it is smoke inhalation. our amp qi area is somewhere in
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the 140 to 150 range which is extremely dangerous. >> reporter: i took message to outdoor diners. >> this is the air quality in san jose. >> oh, unhealthy. i didn't know that. >> kind of readjusted. 150 is not so bad anymore. >> reporter: for the doctors we talk to, a much more serious warning. don't be outside if you have underlying conditions. go out only if necessary. >> your asthma can worsen. >> you might smell it a little bit. you don't necessarily feel it. about you the cumulative effect over time does matter and it does build up. >> it just persists. let's find out how long it will last. meteorologist sandhya patel is tracking it, of course, very closely. we need more of a break. >> we do, dan. and i think we'll see some improvement this weekend. the smoke is not going to leave us entirely. so let me show you a very hazy view right now from our mount
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tam cam. 81 degrees in san francisco. still warm in oakland. 92 in san jose and in gilroy. south beach cameras showing a very fuzzy view of the bay bridge as we are being impacted by smoke from the fires to our north. not just the glass fire but the august glass fire as well. still warm in concord and livermore and the low 90s. look at our air quality. it is just awful. red and even some magenta and burgundy. we're looking at unhealthy air quality, napa, san rafael, livermore. it is hazardous in ukiah and san francisco into fremont. poor for sensitive groups. best to stay inside and avoid the smoke. poor for sensitive groups in the santa cruz area as well. here's a look at the hour by hour forecast. it will be bad going into tomorrow. but tomorrow night, notice most of that pink, which is more smoke, starts to get pushed as the sea breeze begins to
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develop. so yes, there is some fluctuation in the air quality. hopefully for the better going into saturday afternoon. and them sunday locks like we might see some better air quality moving in here as the winds kick up. spare the air extended through tuesday. it will be poor to unhealthy for several days before we can see a break here. the exploratorium camera showing a hazy view of san francisco. dry, dusty in the hills through early saturday. hot, smoky and hazy tomorrow. we're looking at much cooler weatherful it will continue through this weekend. hi doppler 7, we don't have any fog to speak of. the winds will be picking up. this is lower elevation winds. you will notice the wind gusts increase as we head toward tomorrow night. middletown, 30-mile-an-hour winds. a very drying wind. the fire danger will remain elevated. especially since this time of year, it is so dry.dry. 75 degrees in antioch. very limited and paxy fog near
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the coast. san jose, mid 90s. hoe 90s for mt. view to redwood city. still warm, not as hot as today. inland areas will sizzle once again. concord, fairfield, livermore. the accuweather seven day forecast, hot, smoky fire danger. spare the air right through tuesday. but notice the refreshing change. sunday is much cooler with only mid 80s inland. low 60s, coast. and the temperatures will fluctuate very little as we head into next week. definitely cooler air coming in the middle of next week. dan? >> sorry, that will be welcome news. thanks very much. >> slowing the spread of covid-19, the important testing underway in san francisco's
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mission district which has one of the highest case rates in the city. plus, details on the firing of a bay area police officer involved in a deadly
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the unfair money bail system. he, accused of rape. while he, accused of stealing $5. the stanford rapist could afford bail; got out the same day. the senior citizen could not; forced to wait in jail nearly a year. voting yes on prop 25 ends this failed system, replacing it with one based on public safety. because the size of your wallet shouldn't determine whether or not you're in jail. vote yes on prop 25 to end money bail. taking california for a ride. companies like uber, lyft, doordash. breaking state employment laws for years. now these multi-billion-dollar companies wrote deceptive prop 22 to buy themselves a new law. to deny drivers the rights they deserve. no sick leave. no workers' comp. no unemployment benefits.
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vote no on the deceptive uber, lyft, doordash prop 22. one ride california doesn't want to take. i'm to help california's 19 most vulnerable. over 24,000 homes were destroyed by wildfires in less than two years. too many of those victims are also hit with a sudden tax hike after their forced to move. it's wrong. prop 19 limits taxes on wildfire victims and limits taxes on seniors and severely disabled homeowners. join firefighters and emergency responders in voting 'yes' on 19.
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today we learned vallejo's police chief was fired -- has fired an officer involved in two fatal shootings. >> abc7 news i-team melanie woodrow is live with the new details. >> reporter: the termination follows an internal investigation by the police department. officer ryan mcmahan was fired for violating department policies by engaging in unsafe conduct and neglect for basic firearm safety. in march chief williams announced his intention to fire mcmahan for his involvement in the fatal 2019 officer-involved shooting of willy mccoy. he was sleeping with a gun in his lap at a taco bell drive-through. police say he reached for the gun. mccoy was one of six officers to fire 65 rounds at mccoy. he was involved in the 2018
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shooting of rendell foster. she say he was riding his bike without a headlight at night. >> that they would terminate him for technical issues related to endangering another officer, and not have terminated him for shooting an unarmed man in the back and shooting a sleeping person. it is really outrageous. and it is fairly consistent with our ongoing belief that the city of vallejo refuses to properly discipline and supervise employees. >> reporter: a special prosecutor the overseeing the investigation. in an email statement given schoos gively to abc7 news, mcmahan's attorney writes, what the department has attempted to conceal is that chief williams did not discipline officer mcmahan for using excessive forceful rather, chief williams, a self-pro claimed reformer, specific will you determined that force officer mcmahan used was reasonable. the vallejo police department
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recently settled with the family for $5.7 million. in the newsroom. abc7 news. >> thank you. new at 6:00, the city of hayward is apologizing over a trump letter that was inadvertently sent out with food assistance boxes. food banks all across the country distributed the boxes without knowing about this letter. the letter in english and spanish on white house letter head. americans who receive the boxes to wash their hands and maintain social distance. the stiff hayward which distributed the boxes called the letter political propaganda. food banks across the country and in hayward are now removing those letters. alameda county is giving the green light for more businesses and schools to reopen later this month. museums, aquariums, libraries and gyms will be opening starting october 9 with capacity limits. hotels can begin welcoming tour i. elementary schools may reopen but schools must seek approval
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first. the county said it would proceed with caution after being down graded to red on the state's ranging. abc news has confirmed one of the top aides of president trump has contracted coronavirus. hope hicks contracted it after flg extra with the president to and from the debate. more than 206,000 americans have died from covid-19 and the number continues to surge past 7 million. meanwhile, another 837 million americans filed for unemployment last being. the 28th straight week of historically high jobless claims in the u.s. >> one of these is just, you know, someone's american dream. someone's struggle. someone's future falling through cracks. >> within the last hour the house pass ad new $2.2$2.2$2.2$2 stimulus plan. would it extend the paycheck protection program to help small businesses. it is not expected to pass the senate.
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there is a big push in fran to reduce the positivity rate in neighborhoods that have higher than normal cases of covid-19. one is the mission district, home to many essential workers. today for the first time, children were allowed to be tested. abc7 news reporter lyanne melendez explains. >> reporter: the 11-year-old had no hesitation being tested. >> it hurts a little bit. you have to get it over with. >> reporter: her question lillian wanted to get tested because she divides her time between ant i don't know and san francisco living with two families. >> i travel from city to city, and like, i just, i go a lot of places. i'm not used to staying home all the time. >> reporter: their aunt said a if you months ago she tried to get a test for her son you this their private doctor. >> they were asking questions, why in for what? well, if he doesn't have symptoms, he can't get a test. so having this opportunity for younger kids is super important.
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>> reporter: this testing site at 701 alabama street is a collaboration between the department of public health and the latino task forceful testing is free every thursday. no questions asked. >> if you live in a multigeneration household that lives together, and the young ones are in that same household. >> reporter: they're trying to reduce the number among certain groups. all counties must now meet california's new health equity metric before moving to the next color tier. basically, the new metric says that a county like san francisco has to prove that the positivity rate in a neighborhood like the mission is not lagging behind the overall rate in this county. the positivity rate in the mission has been four times higher than the entire city rate. >> if they want to get to this 50% opening of things, and people want to get back to some level of normalcy, they will have to prioritize in investing
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in underinvested neighborhoods to make sure they're safe. >> reporter: the new equity metric goes into effect october 6th. abc7 news. >> in the east bay, new toll lanes on instate 880 will open. it begins in oakland and one northbound lane that begins at dixon landing road drivers must have fast track to use them between 5:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. tolls will vary based on the level of traffic. as with most things this year, halloween will look different. but you can still all californians will be able to vote safely from home.
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every active, registered voter will receive a vote-by-mail ballot with a unique barcode. you can track it using where's my ballot? and you'll receive automatic notifications by text, email or voice call to let you know the status of your ballot once you mail it, drop it off at your polling place or at a drop box. vote by mail ballots. simple, safe, secure. counted. learn more at vote.ca.gov
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halloween will look a lot different this year. a constant tradition remains the same with the pumpkin patch. >> it sure does. dustin dorsey takes you to the patch to see how it's changing this year. >> reporter: as october begins, so, too, does spooky season. what better way to get you in the halloween season than a trip to the pumpkin patch in south san jose. >> this is a tradition.
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we come every year. we kick off halloween. i was a little sad when i first, when this is all happening. when they said they were opening, let's try it. and so far, it's been a great experience. >> reporter: the tradition lives on even in different circumstances than normal. you have your corn maze, the pumpkin blasters, and pumpkins literally by the tractor fulfill. >> walking around the maze. >> the pumpkin blasters. >> going on the rides. >> the corn maze. >> i mean, it's kind of scary. you go get lost for a long time. >> reporter: there are a number of covid-19 safety ways put into place. including purell stands throughout the track, a spraydown of each attraction, masks are required at all times, and of course, making sure you stay six pumpkins apart. >> very safe. we feel like everyone is taking the masks seriesly.
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>> it's outside. not a ton of people here. they're doing their best to keep it open. >> reporter: staying in business was important for them. another one closed after selling their hand, leaving this as one of the few pumpkin paxes to visit. a welcome sight for guests. >> i feel like it brings a welcome sign of normalcy. anything we can do to make this feel special and do something with our kids feels nice. >> reporter: the pax here will remain open seven days a week until halloween. in south san jose. abc7 news. >> veterinarians at the oakland zoo are caring for a mountain lion cuba that was badly burned. cal fire found and captured this injured animal yesterday. it was transferred to the zoo where vets were ready to treat this male cub. it weighed less than four pounds. they cleaned it, gave it
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antibiotics. there is no damage to its bones or lungs. zoo workers say the cub is already showing promising signs of recovery. >> so sweet! that little cub. all right. several san francisco museums are reopening for the first time since march. the new changes you can expect. california is mandating face masks to stop the spread. that's why abc7 wants to remind you to wear a mask for you, your loved ones
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they do one of the most deven in normal times.s, our frontline health care workers. and when these heroes lack the resources they need, that risky job gets ten times harder. prop fifteen makes corporations pay their fair share. to invest in our communities, in our clinics, in the essential workers who treat everyone- rich, poor, and in-between. whether it's this pandemic or the next health crisis, vote yes on prop fifteen. for all of us. the unfair money bail system. he, accused of rape. while he, accused of stealing $5. the stanford rapist could afford bail; got out the same day. the senior citizen could not; forced to wait in jail nearly a year. voting yes on prop 25 ends this failed system,
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replacing it with one based on public safety. because the size of your wallet shouldn't determine whether or not you're in jail. vote yes on prop 25 to end money bail.
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two popular museums opened to the public today. the moma will have free community days. the asian art muse he'll will be free from saturday october 12th. both museums are limited to 25% capacity and masks must be worn. the conservatory of flowers opened today to visitors. it is the first time since march. there are modifications in place to pre very many the spread of covid-19. the number of people allowed inside has been limited to no more than 50 and visitors are required to wear face covering.
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>> before people could travel through at their leisure and stop whatever, and now it's much more controlled. >> it is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. with the last entry at 6:00. advance ticket purchases are encouraged. admission will be free every first tuesday of the month. there's excitement in the bay area music community as dan takes the reins of the music foundation. congrats, dan! >> i appreciate that. the announcement was made this afternoon. >> we're here to celebrate and have an inauguration of dan ashley as the next president of the bammies music foundation. the immediate goal of the foundation is to bring back the bammies. the bay area music awards, which were a fixture here for many years as a way to celebrate.celt >> our other goal is to build a better bay area with music
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education for young people in the art and music industry. good stuff. >> absolutely. we've got to stick behind the arts, especially for the little ones growing up. >> let's turn our attention to the weather forecast. the hazy skies persist but we're hoag for cooler weather. >> yeah. what's coming for us? >> yeah. we have one more day of the hot weather. congratulations, by the way. that is exciting. before we notice the cooldown coming this weekend interesting fire danger remains elevated 6:00 a.m. saturday. gusty winds, low humidity, dry vegetation means fires that develop or existing fires will spread rapidly. just something to keep an eye and remain vigilant. illegal heat illnesses are possible. a veil of smoke over the region. tomorrow it will be hazy and hot for most areas away from the coast. you're looking at mid 70s to low
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100s. here's the accuweather seven day forecast. spare the air through tuesday. a refreshing change this weekend. cooler saturday and it will be very noticeable on sunday. next week, at least on the weekend, we may be tracking some rain. so that welcome a welcome sight. >> let's hope so. fingers crossed form. thank you. >> and fingers crossed for the a's. larry is here with sports. >> before we get tom, dan, i was hoping the take over the bammies. but i guess they liked you better. >> let's have a debate. >> yeah. the last one went so well. we should do that. hey, the a's hadn't would have been a playoff series for 14 years. our home was burned to the ground in the tubbs fire. the flames, the ash, it was terrifying. thousands of family homes are destroyed in wildfires. families are forced to move
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and higher property taxes are a huge problem. prop 19 limits taxes on wildfire victims so families can move without a tax penalty. nineteen will help rebuild lives. vote 'yes' on 19. taking california for a ride. companies like uber, lyft, doordash. breaking state employment laws for years. now these multi-billion-dollar companies wrote deceptive prop 22 to buy themselves a new law.
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to deny drivers the rights they deserve. no sick leave. no workers' comp. no unemployment benefits. vote no on the deceptive uber, lyft, doordash prop 22. one ride california doesn't want to take.
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good evening. stress, stress, and more stressful then relief in oakland this afternoon. the a's and white sox in a win or go home scenario. the a's looking for the first playoff win since 2006. and the first do or die game victory since the 1973 world series. mike fiers on the hill. oh-oh! aloha! luis rob. 487 feet. that's one of the longest you'll see. 1-0 sox. a's down 3-0. sean murphy says hey, i got that. two-run bomb there.
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top five. 4-4. adam engle. looks like trouble. tommy la stella! he got it! what concentration! wow! bottom five. two out for chad bender. just past the diving shortstop. here comes murphy from third and then la stella with a play at the plate and he is safe. 6-4. then defense. the bases loaded in the seventh. jake gets grounded to end the inning. relief. top eight. runners at first and second with one out for the solve. joakim soria. jose abreu, double plays the threat. tom nine, liam hendriks strikes out knollar mazara to end it. they face the astros starting monday at dodger stale. >> it was rewarding. we had to do a lot. i woke up feeling like this would be a hard game. and it was hard game.
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three 12:00 games in a row. 56 pitches today and it was tough. >> a little weight off the shoulders for the last two years, finally moving on. get to the five-game series. it's awesome. relief, excitement, all the good stuff going on. a wreck after the last two games. >> we all need a nap. eighth inning. 41-0, adding to the lead. later, adam duval, this is just inside the foul pole. 5-0, advancing to the nlds. and let's take another selfie. my favorite thing. not! jimmy garoppolo missed his second straight day of practice because of a sprained ankle. so another start for nick
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mullins. >> now's though. george kittle, the full parts apartment for a second straight day. also, full participant despite a rib injury. >> he's healthy. we want to see him out there and get back into the swing of it. he's been working hard on his own with football and the trainers and everybody else at the rehab. we have seen him go back and what time of shame he's in. if he can protect himself. >> after the clippers fired the head coach doc rivers this week, it took only they have days for him to find you a 92 home signing the five-year deal with the sixers. the phillies were eliminated. the clips, they had their own dreams but it fell short from l.a. >> watch the games. going on a postgame show. whatever he tells me.
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>> i'll be honest. five years in a row, doing the show. we have this lousy season. the one benefit, i don't have to do that show nil. and then he said he was doing the show. >> and you'll keep doing our show, steve kerr. he joined us on after the game last in it. it was like the comedy club come to life. tomorrow is game two between the heat and lakers. coverage starts at 5:30. the tim at 6:00 and then another edition of after the game. home any, a more respectful guest who treasures being on the show. steve kerr! >> all right. thanks, larry. >> moving on, breaking news at union square where there was a large police presence on the stockton side. you can see the police presence set up. a disturbance between two men around 5:30. one man was shot.
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another person has been detained. the wounded victim has life threatening injuries. we'll have updates on abc7news.com and at 11:00. >> the name of the game is to protect the highway. we've got a lot of firefighters and engines making sure to skip this highway. and protect structures, homes along this road. we'll have the full story at 11:00. >> plus, more on those white house letters dribbled across the country in food giveaway boxes. we get a look at the weather and why they decided to yank it. and coming up, celebrity family feud, press your luck. fastbally, a few thoughts about what really matters. did you watch the debate? if did you you saw a spectacle like nothing we've ever seen in decades. over the years, we've seen
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uncomfortable and nasty moments but not like this. an hour and a half of nonstop interruptions and insults. mr. trump was by far the worst offender but mr. biden got his licks in, too. despite 73 interruptions, biden actually spoke for five minutes longer. the moderator did all he could reasonably be expected to do. it was like he was riding a cyclone out of chute 9 from the get-go. one snap poll suggests that 90% of americans have already made up their minds so the debate may not have made up much of a difference. except this difference. a knew low in presidential decorum. who won tuesday night? everyone has an opinion. but i can tell you who lost. we did. the voters deserve better from these debates and what really matters is that changes are made to make sure we get better from now on. i always love to hear from you. let me know what you think. follow me on twitter and facebook at dan ashley abc7. >> all right. that will do it for this edition
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of abc7 news. you can look for us any time on our abc7 news app. >> for all of us here, we appreciate your time and hope you have a nice evening. we'll see you at 11:00. i'm to help california's 19 most vulnerable. over 24,000 homes were destroyed by wildfires in less than two years. too many of those victims are also hit with a sudden tax hike
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after their forced to move. it's wrong. prop 19 limits taxes on wildfire victims and limits taxes on seniors and severely disabled homeowners. join firefighters and emergency responders in voting 'yes' on 19.
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♪ this is "jeopardy!" today's contestants are... a naval officer from santa clarita, california... a sommelier originally from new orleans, louisiana... and our returning champion, a songwriter from los angeles, california... ...whose 2 day cash winnings total $42,600. and now here is the host of "jeopardy!"-- alex trebek! thank you, johnny. thank you, ladies and gentlemen. songwriters, and our champion mason is a songwriter, unless you're a singer-songwriter at the top of the charts,
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don't make a lot of money, so the $43,000-plus that he's earned on "jeopardy!" so far is significant for him it would be significant, i imagine, for preston and phillip also. pick up your signaling devices, gentlemen. let go to work in the jeopardy! round right now as you get to deal with these categories. first off... that sounds like fun. we'll deal with... ...the oxford english dictionary. ...what occurred. and finally, a whole category devoted to... mason? let's do during his presidency for $200. phillip. who is john f. kennedy? no. mason. who is johnson? lyndon johnson. correct. uh, presidency for $400.

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