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live where you live, this the countdown to midnight on. live look at the where you can see of that traffic and people arrive trying to that good spot to ring in 2018 new year with some fireworks. evening. for joining us everybody. just about three hours so until 2018 arrives here in bay area. clock just struck midnight new york city. taking a live look at square. see the massive crowd of braving the freezing temperatures. they just did the iconic ball see
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the revelers from and the confetti filling the some of the other from around the tonight. australia of the first to in the new year with their fireworks celebration in a celebration in moscow, well. sky all it will up. the place we rarely get to zimbabwe. went off in the there. san francisco, the crowd is building along the "abc7 news" along the tonight as the started to go up. fireworks are supposed to at midnight. made themselves very especially given the to carry out an attack on day. though didn't seem concerned. i'm excited about the fireworks. are you worried security in the crowd? not at all. i was here
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for new in times square. think it was a bigger crowd here. think it's going to be okay. worried at all. we never faced any issues or problems with the crowd. pretty much organized. i think it's okay. as you can see there, there signs up instructing people a number to text to receive alerts. lots of folks want to know if we'll be able to se tonight. take a look outside. some clouds overhead. meteorologist spencer christian us for a look at the we're start with a series of camera views to show you promising the skies look for fireworks. we have some clouds but high clouds. this is the view you
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just looking out over san francisco. nice clear view. clouds are pretty high. looking across the bay, you see the clouds are high that they will not with your view of the fireworks. as we look at the new year's forecast there's no change the sky seasons from 8:00:to p.m. to midnight. good viewing conditions. will be a little cool out you're going to venture out, should bundle up. that's up to you. choice. thank you. many bay area transit are providing free tonight. start at 8:00 p.m. have and run until the hours of the morning. part of a new year's tradition b.a.r.t. will run until 3:00 a.m. reminder some stations
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will skipped because of overcrowding, 2018 promising to be a happy year for bay area workers minimum wage. tomorrow, two cities one of the highest wages in the country, $15 "abc7 news" reporter cornell story. >> reporter: it's music to the of many workers in mountain it is so expensive to live >> reporter: jordan and naomi happy to hear the wage is jumping to $15 new year's day. i'm looking for a job second >> reporter: so extra money will definitely. mountain view and raised the minimum to $15. and cooks just laerve ssjust learned getting a raise. money, very
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happy. >> reporter: cities wanted give workers a chance where dollar real estate is new normal. country is doing very well that hasn't translated to wages. we felt we had to act. our prices will be going up. >> reporter: restaurant is happy to pay his more but says he's got choice but to pass the to customers. it impacts us but we're to take some actions to sure that we're here for next 20 years. >> reporter: tony's customers they get it. it will have a ripple effect unfortunately. people need to earn a living >> reporter: neighboring are considering their prices too. a minimum wage still isn't a wage. >> reporter: cities san jose are expected make the jump to $15 an hour the next year. mountain view cornell
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"abc7 news." also happening in the new recreational marijuana legal in california. place in the bay area where will not be opening yet is marin county. is a ban on pot businesses places under county control. adults over 21 can still use grow up to six planting. a scare in houston as a guest is found with a stash of guns in >> reporter: police in houston responding after an ap man became disorderly refusing to leave hotel's bar. inside indicated had a drunk and belligerent and needed help to him. >> reporter: but inside his room police found a shotgun and hand gun, concerns that the hotel, one of the
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city's new eve celebrations. the man said he brought the his room because he want them to get stolen. comes as security is a top for law enforcement and across the country new york city's times square are watching incidents nationwide. things that have happened the country, vegas in particular we plan accordingly. >> reporter: the nypd saying of the mass shooting in and two new york incidents, the security times square will be unprecedented. times square and new york the safest place in the chuck seaverson, news new york. up next see how a snan'san francisco man's life is being celebrated in the rose parade. the big-named bay area who made a generous good will. and it is black sunday
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for del rio, as he loses his hear from
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san francisco's asian art was the site of the 32nd japanese bell ringing were invited to ring bronze bell which is rung times. and the tradition is part of buddhist philosophy about a of purifying one of the that happen that weren't great over the past year. it's purification sound of the bell is also to have supernatural properties. believed that it can be underworld. a san francisco man who
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gave a woman the gift of and was honored time in died in april of 2016 at the of 25. attending high school in noel was pursuing a at santa cruz when he an organ donor, and his of kidneys saved amy from took time today to honor the who saved his life. i was able to donate this in honor. very humbling and it -- it just reminding me of grateful i am to be getting gift of life and the gift of time. such a blessing. is diabetic and the damage caused thor need a kidney her put on the wait list for
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years. received her organ shortly noel died. and her family will meet noel's family tomorrow and in the parade together. flooding a real concern for parts of the bay area right weather phenomenon that is the high water and how it's expected to last. and our weatherman spencer christian, up next wit accuweather forecast. hello, i'm mike shumann. davis fired head coach jack after today's loss to chargers wasting no time in pursuit of jon gruden. is woman: i'll be right back. warning
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sign: hi. you think you're probably sober. man: yeah. warning sign: but you're thinking about taking the back roads home, just in case? if you're probably sober why would
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you do that? good choice! narrator: probably ok, isn't ok. if you see a warning sign stop and call a cab, a car, or a friend. warning sign: that's a full glass of wine. i'll be chattin' ya later.
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thanks for staying with us. "abc7 news" at the good will san
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francisco today where volunteers were giving away donations. donations are good will's lifeblood% lifeblood. this 85% of them -- and the giving part is fulfilling. there's a lot of clothes, i through my apartment and i i don't use anymore and will does a lot of great helping out the community. me clean out my and does something for the community. it's a good feeling. former mayor willie brown this rack of clothes to will. ties and even a hat will sold online. king tides are back in the and some familiar spots flooding. "abc7 news" was in mill valley the water is covering the there. closed off the road off highway 101 and
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it's stay closed through 4th. when the king tides are to subside and the level should drop. now your accuweather with spencer christian. on this new year's eve, we mostly clear skies out right now. high clouds and they arehigh. you step outside, it sort of clear. had a few sprinkles offshore no rainfall over land. let's give you a live view our exploratorium camera in pier 15 in san francisco. you can just how clear it to be under those high clouds.francisco, upper 40s in san jose. in half moon bay. is the view from promising sky for the later today. degrees at santa rosa. to mid 40s in
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clearfield, 50 here's the view from tower. partly cloudy skies for the later tonight. a rainy pattern will develop and we need the rain. air quality will be much of the bay area. air qualities in the bay. overnight we'll see a little near the coastline and some mid level clouds. ranging from upper 30s in locations to mid 40s near the bay and upper 40s on the hazy sunshine after a early morning clouds. will rangerom the low at the coast to mid 60s storm approaching us ranks on the storm impact scale.
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expected to produce light rain showers. here's our forecast animation. wave of light rain moves on and covers basically the entire bay area. over night into off to a few second storm on friday. more energetic and than the first one, more rainfall on into early saturday the new year will get off to relatively wet start. the accuweather seven-day bright and dry. increasing clouds under mild on tuesday. rain of the year on wednesday. showers on thursday. wave of rain on friday and try out a little bit over let's celebrate the rain we need it. now abc 7 sports with mike we all know the nfl is a business and mark davis that today, firing
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jack after their loss. jack del rio just fined a extension, so he lost million. it tells me mr. davis must somebody lined up namely gruden. reelo brought structure and will to rain but his choices brought him first game in l.a. this is kind of raiders season in a quarter, melvin gordon jack can't believe it. has no idea what's to come. longest drive of the year, only took four ties it at little too late. davis liked that. mood is going to change the raiders take the lead put up 23 strait. pass, and
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the chargers it 30-10. expected this to end like jack del rio handles the dignity. i spoke to mark davis after game. mark let me know that he's going to be bringing me he told me he loved me and all that i did to this program going in the direction, but that he the need to change. told him how much i the opportunity he me and i mean that. very grateful. is my childhood team. it's a results business, i understand that. the niners team are the team in the nfl, beating the garafalo has set the tone 2018 which cannot get here enough. goff
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taking a week off. just goodwin reverses back jimmy j. him. he's had a tough year. here. you want to play wide the nfl? has a concussion and carted the field. hyde playing for a contract finished with 90 yards on the are rolling. garafalo threw two touchdowns. one to robinson. yards. first team to start 0-9 win more than three games, 6-10. bills trying to make the for the first time since grandfather is golfer is jack
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nicholson. and the bengals. finds tyler boyd who free for the touchdown. win. the playoffs for the time this century. celebrated in the locker afterwards. in jacksonville on finally, could the browns the steelers and avoid 0-16. kicking off. on the return. rookie is going to go all -- somebody is going to get yashds to the house. down 4. a first down. going to find a man, going to keep moving. ran with it. finish to a brutal seasons. just the second team to 0-16 joining the lions. coach, 0-31 in two years. buffalo at jacksonville. in kansas
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city. at new orleans. is going to get a stake the ownership, he has to be by the other 31 other vetted. a long way to go. thanks. just ahead, the force is "star wars" closing out the in a
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tonight on "abc7 news" at we are live from the big san francisco firework the city has taken some steps to help keep the safe. law enforcement is breaking more marijuana related come midnight but with tests available, how do they impaired drivers? tonight at
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11:00. the last day of the year "star wars: the last j has "beauty and the beast" as the top earning film in north this year. "star wars" has brought $517 million. and the beast" netted $504 million. "star wars: the last has passed $1 billion and not been released in china. what did you say earlier? he's not saying it. - [announcer] it's the michelle meow show. your a to z covering the lgbt, lmnop, and everyone in-between. here's michelle meow. - welcome to the michelle meow show your a through
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z covering the lgbt, lmnop and everyone in-between show. tonight we have a special program for you. we're here at grace cathedral church and so our interview will be with the very reverend malcolm young, who's gonna talk about lgbtq inclusion and support. the church had just featured the names project, which are panels from the aids memorial quilt, and they just opened up their newly reconstructed aids interfaith memorial chapel. we'll also speak to michael g. pappas, who is a faith leader himself. he is the executive director of the


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