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live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. good thursday morning. it is 5:00. i am kristen sze. >> mike, there is another
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possibility of rain out there? >> yes. tomorrow afternoon in the north bay and the rest of us, tomorrow evening through saturday so look forward to this morning and no need to worry about getting the kids ready for work weather or a wet commute. we have a lot of high clouds but they are not dropping anything and they will keep the sun dim in the afternoon and keep our temperatures below average. we will be mild at 67 to 72 and inland we are around 70 to 75 and coast and san francisco is low-to-mid 60's from 61 to 66. now the commute is quieter than yesterday morning. >> afraid not. >> i'm sorry. >> crash in richmond is now a sig-alert westbound 80 coming to the boulevard that now is to the north and as you come in from east richmond you will find heavy brake lights because of an overturned vehicle and a few people were seen crawling from the car and we have two lanes blocked.
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further to the south we have an accident southbound 880 at 16th and two lanes are blocked there, with a car that is sideways in the lays and by comparison, san jose is quiet this morning. kristen and eric? >> thank you, we begin in solano low -- san leandro police are warning to keep a close eye out for a man that assaulted two young girls at two department stores. matt? >> yes, this is a disturbing story. the police are hoping the public can help find this man and stop him from doing it again. here is surveillance video of the man described as between 25 and 40 years old and 6' with a medium build and brown hair and light brown eyebrows. the child sexual period tore fondled the girl at the wal-mart on monday night and he drove
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less than a mile away to the target at bay fair mall, stalked the aisles and did the same thing with another little girl. >> we know people that commit these crimes are very capable of doing violent sexual assaults if they are not stopped early. >> police say they are looking for this man and both young girls were between seven and 10 and both cases the girls were alone but the girls were in the store. child predators are less likely to strike if they close to their parents. thank you, there are new developments this morning in the ebola virus crisis, amber vinson the second nurse to be diagnosed with ebola is being treat at emory university in atlanta. the search is on to track and identify 132 passengers on a flight visiting family in cleveland.
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a house subcommittee will question the foils today of the crisis especially about why a nurse who treated the patient was allowed to fly despite having elevated temperature. rebound has canceled campaign appear ans to hold an emergency meeting on the outbreak at the white house. bay area airports are starting to take steps to monitor ebola virus and one flight attendant says they are airline's lack of action is shocking. good morning, crews are worried and paying attention to the stories of the out break although health official are not considered contagious until they have symptoms. sfo says they are ready for the threat and we now know the second patient to test positive for the virus, amber vinson, may have had symptoms on the flight. a flight attendant who spoke under the condition of keeping her identity private said the
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further theirus is on her mine. the centers for disease control did not order a screaming of the virus but officials are to keep everyone moving influence safely . i pick the it up i thought i would go to the laboratory and wash my hands. >> sip the outbreak, we have been meeting with the organizations and we have been disseminating information and reviewing roars and making sure we are all on the same page. >> the airport has represented for diseases like this in the past but ebola virus is more frightening and sfo has said they are prepared to follow the orders of the centers for disease control and tom frieden, the director, says ebola is
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transmitted through direct contact with body fluids and air travel is safe. thank you. criminals are taking advantage of fears, government officials are washing people to be alert for scammers trying to steal money or put together safe drugs to treat ebola. it is seeing an increase in chair city scams. check with 9 better business bureau before donating money. >> the details are showing the origins and symptoms and how it is transmitted. that is at a man is in custody after an attempted kidnapping and a dramatic stand off. miss say the 44-year-old set up traps at his home and tried to set off an explosive to avoid capture last night. it did not work.
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police used tear gas to force him outside and they shot him with nonlethal bullets. police say the stand off began a he tried to kidnap his girlfriend from a home in concord. >> the oakland teen accused of setting another teen on fire on a bus will be back in court. the defense attorney for 17-year-old richard thomas said he is prepared to enter a plea. a 19-year-old was riding and sleeping on a transit bus in november when his skirt was set on fire. the legs were severally burned. the suspect did it because he is homophobic and faces hate crime charges. the terms of the deal have not been disclosed. >> the wing of an air thank -- tanker my have hit a tree before it crashed the pilot was ready to reason retardant on a
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wildfire and the crew of a third plane said the wing may have hit a tree and snap causing the crash. they hope the final report will reveal new ways to reduce the dangers of firefighting. >> apartment rent am rates in silicon valley are cooling off with a report that the typical resident was up only $38. and the average monthly represent if a one bedroom apartment was $2,1500. in palo alto $2,700 which makes san jose a bargain at $2,026. >> giants star against the cardinals with san francisco a win away from the world series for the third time in five years. last night, st. louis had a
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second home run. the gianteddances with runs and posey came in to make it 4-3 and then giants took the lead and a rally with r.b.i. single and matt was struck out and the giants beat the cardinals 6-20 to take the lead hoping to close out st. louis at at&t park. >> it is our home. that is what we want to do. a lot of gives were here in 1212 we were in the same boat of the cardinals and we won three in a row so we are not taking anything for granted and we will have a tough game on our hands. >> first pitch tonight is at 5 5:07 people. >> fans were excited after the game. they are confident the giants
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will have a bigger celebration tonight. >> could it involve champagne? and goggles? >> those are the only showers we will have tonight. at 5:00, 63. high clouds and sunshine. we will keep the high clouds and fill the skies with stars. 58. it will be cool. by end of the game. in the north bay we are at 49 in novato and american canyon and guerneville and 50 right now in petaluma and the temperatures are in the mid-to-upper 50's until half moon bay at 48. today, it look great the embarcadero at 46 to 60 and 62 to accident with high clouds and sun and 60 at the coast to 72 inland and below average and 58 to 66 at 7:00. leyla gulen? >> we have a sig-alert in
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richmond headed up to the hoffman split westbound 80 the backup is growing because of an overturned vehicle and we had a couple of people inside the car with emergency crews on the scene. the other accident is cleared. 18 miles per hour through the pass and on the brakes with construction. 35 minutes gets you from east to west. we have a buildup of traffic on highway 84 but it is clear. >> wall street braces for another rocky day. the america's money report is next. >> digging in for a wet and windy pounding and what people in hawaii are doing as the storm
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covering cupertino, wine country and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. 5:14 on the morning news as we look at the bay and the bay bridge in the background. it is calm in the bay but we have a little bit of a change in the weather. mike will tell you about that in a couple of minutes.
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>> this was a casino that was closed because of an armed confrontation. the judge ordered the casino to remain closed pending court ordered talks shut down last week after a violent takeover caught on surveillance. more than a dozen people armed with guns entered the casino forcing the evacuation of customers and employees. the stand off is part of a feud between the two factions over tribal leadership and control of the casino. the ebola virus is having a big impact on wall street. it is. here is america's money report. good morning, topping america's money, a wild ride on wall street partly because of the ebola virus situation if late afternoon the trading dropped 460 points but a rally before the closing bell gained 300 back ending down 176 points. >> look out for halloween county that has marijuana. police in denver say it looks
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like regular candy and they want parents to make sure all wrappers are sealed. >> the new xl will be a hot seller going 20 miles an hour. it is $1,600 and available in december. in hawaii, residents and tourists are preparing for tropical store that will strength were into a hurricane by the time it reaches the ayes by tomorrow. residents are loading up on water and gas and public schools are canceled on the big island tomorrow and officials are preparing for shelters. they are asking residents to be ready for strong winds and heavy rain and potential power outages as the storm makes its way across the state. we are at the end of the season, right? >> another month. we are getting toward the tail end. it started in up, june 15. we will go straight out and it is a tropical storm.
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60 miles per hour wind is the latest update gusting to 70 and it lost a little bit of the strength overnight and still moving to the west at 10 miles per hour and 530 miles southeast of hilo and headed to the big island. as it heads that way, the hurricane center is forecasting to become a category one hurricane with minimal wind on the none side into the eastern side where you fine the fastest wind and normally the heaviest rain slamming into the higher elevation of hawaii and as it heads over here it will be a tropical storm producing more in the way of rain on sunday morning and by monday it is starting to leave the island and it will continue to weaken. we have light winds. we variable. we have hardly any cloud cover at the golden gate bridge.
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low clouds. there are high clouds but in fog. low-to-mid 70's is what we have along the coast and you will see this in a lot of areas, upper 60 and low 70 and redwood city at 72, and low-to-mid 60's along the cost into downtown and south san francisco and home 60's from bodega bay at 61 and sausalito at 65 and 69 had pet plume and santa rosa and upper 60's berkeley and san francisco and everyone else in the low 70's and inland, my 80's from 73 to 75. tonight, high clouds again not expecting wet weather tomorrow for the commute in the morning but patchy fog along the coast and most of us have home 50's and the system is coming in the warm sector is where we have the me off and the high clouds so sunny and cool and the cold front will move in as we head
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through the day tomorrow and any chance of height rain is in the north bay at noon through the afternoon hours and the system starts to fall apart as it comes in and loses its lift so we will have scattered showers but by saturday afternoon it is sunny and it will be that way on sunday, also, with temperatures cooler than today or warmer today and tomorrow and a chance of rain monday and tuesday. we will toss over to traffic. >> we will look at berkeley right now, westbound 80, the headlights, a sig-alert behind that is where the signature alert is with two lanes blocked eastbound traffic is moving along and the san mateo bridge has traffic fine
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across the bridge headed to the peninsula so from hayward to foster city, it will take you nine minutes and the brick has early construction had copes being picked up and that work is completed and they have made it to the other side of the bridge but we still could have a crew or two on the bridge. thanks, what is mortar filing than spotting a shark in the water? a bunch of them? >> look at this in north carolina, 100 sharks thrashing about on a school of blue fish off the beach and some coming all the way up on to the sand and the beachgoers calmly recorded it all. >> in this case the bite is truly worse than the bark. >> seven things to know as you start your day. >> and award though trifecta by
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wal-mart on monday and went to target a mile away and did the same thing to another girl. authorities are velletsing the shooting of a boy in the east bay at 9:00, and accidentties found the boy in front of an apartment and airlifted him to children's hospital. >> the earthquake drill is held today, the shakeout, taking place at 10:16 a.m. reminding everyone what to do if anarch hits tomorrow is the 25th year the giants are a win away from the world series leading 3-1 and has st. louis on the brink of elimination after a come behind and tonight is a rematch of game one with first pitch at 5:07.
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72. the busy commute from leyla gulen. >> very busy. in san jose it is more quiet at 280 headed away from 17 northbound direction. the headlights and tail lights and not seeing too many. mass transits shows 42 bart trains on time and use train one is three minutes late. caltrain has no delays. we just newspaper out that the sig-alert has cancels westbound >> the ebola virus outbreak two texas nurses are getting treatment in isolation with new questions on why? why was one allowed to travel in the first place? >> given you have two people who contracted ebola virus while working at this facility in facility, no surprise to see health officials pushing up
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their effort to contain the virus. amber joy vinson arrived at emory university hospital in isolation the second nurse from dallas-ft. worth to catch ebola virus after thomas eric duncan died last week she had close contact him drawing blood and especially troubling, she visited cleveland and back to dallas but she knew she had the disease and centers for disease control gave her permission to fly despite a heightened temperature of 99.5, lower than the 104.4th centers for disease control classifies as "fever." she should not have traveled. >> centers for disease control says the level of risk to the passengers is low travelers in
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general are uneasy. >> it is safe to get on any of the planes going anywhere? >> another of the nurses remains at the texas hospital with her condition improving. health officials are investigating how the two became infected. that number is expected to climb. >> this month has been a nightmare for the nurses cross the nation. >> a review of the thomas eric duncan records reveal he was in the hospital for two days before the medical staff treating him switched to haz-mat suits. >> as officials monitor the travel of those in contact with others would have ebola virus we are also seeing in dallas door by door, knocking on doors by the state and city official trying to alert the community of the current condition of the individuals.
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back to you. >> officials at sfo are ready if any passenger arrives with ebola virus like symptoms. centers for disease control representatives are at customs and others are taking precautions and one told us that the crews are wearing masks and gloves. >> our reporter will have more on what and happening at sfo the a top of the hour. nurses at kaiser permanente facilities are asking president obama to step in to keep them safe and they want national standards put in place like enchanced training and stronger safety protocols and proper protective gear. the nurses union is demanding new conditions as part of a new contract. k farm has 21 falls and 18,000 nurses across northern california. >> california department of health says they have contacted all hospitals in the state to help prepare for a case.
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officials say the risk to the public is extreme low but they want to be ready just in case. so many people are concerned we about ebola so we purchased a list seven things to know on the virus including the origin, symptoms and how it is transmit ted. this morning, contra costa county sheriff are investigating shooting after 12-year-old boy that happened this bay point at 9:00 last night, deputies found the boy wounded in front of an apartment. he was airlifted to children's hospital. no word on suspect or motive. >> an effort to prevent a strike that takes golden gate bridge transit buses off the roads. the bus drivers are not members of a young but will on the pick account lips. 22,000 bus commuters could be
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affected. the differences are on health care. the giants are a inwith away from the world series trailing the cardinals 4-1 at the solo shot in the third but the giants chipped away with cardinal misuse. in what should be a double play to end, the adams show was wide and crawford scored and posey followed with the giants win 6-4 now leading the series 3-1. they could wipe things clean and go back to the series. one more rain and kansas city here we come. >> everyone listening to this, before you go to work, put that
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president elf champagne in the fridge because tonight could be the night. >> let's go. one more. one more. one more. we're going to the series. >> fans were thrilled to see the lead over the cardinals. the sports columns are full of disbelief. the team has not scored a home run but given eight. but they are handing out a lost raise for the pitching calling it "spectacular." fans never stopped believing and are feeling good the giants could clinch tonight. many fans appreciate pitching but say it is their lucky shirt or they eat a certain meal before becames that is helping to create the magic some refuse
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to wash the shirts for the sake of their loved ones we are hoping for a victory tonight if they win because they will be headed to the world series. it seem like everyone is catching giants' fever including a dog with a san francisco hat and next to a pull kin -- a pumpkin which is the right side. we want to see your team spirit, mail your fan foes to or wheat -- tweet them to us. tonight it is bumgarner and wainwright, first pitch at 5:07 and then back to st. louis this weekend if necessary for game six and seven. >> apple will have a new entrant
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in the tablet wars a new air model that is faster and thinner than last year model including fingerprint sensors for all ipads and a new mac rating system and a new generation of mac computers leaking pictures yesterday. apple is still dominating the tablet market although the sales have slipped. the c.e.o. will host the event set to begin at 10:00 a.m. this morning. >> a lot going on this afternoon with the giants wondering how the weather is. >> like yesterday but the threat of showers is not there. it will be high clouds and sun and 63 and dropping to 58. dress warmly. now the cool weather, palo alto is 50. opinion low park is june. 52 in foster city, belmont is 55 and you have know is 58 and most of us in the mid-to-upper 50's and san jose at 56 and san francisco at 57 and san ramon is
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50 and 53 in concord. upper 40's in napa and mill valley but dry with high clouds and temperatures in the low 60's and 70 for lunch time and 60 at the coast and 68 around the bay and 72 inland. en needs something to stay warm as the autumn chill takes over at 7:00. upper 50's at the coast and mid-60's for the rest of us. watch for light rain across the north bay and the rest of us have scattered showers friday night into art storm and on sunday we will have a lot of sunshine and warmer weather. >> the sig-alert canceled. westbound 80 with the overturned vehicle and possible injuries all is cleared. it caused damage to the commute. you will be on the brakes 27 miles per hour from east richmond. eastbound 580 between greenville
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and north flynn the right lanes are blocked until 9:00 this morning. that is quite the long project. if you are head along the westbound direction on the brakes, and here is the drive time traffic, looking at an hour from tracy to dublin. 25 minutes from antioch to concord and 101 southbound from san rafael to san francisco is 17 minutes. should there be a fast lane and a slow lane for the internet? giants fan like to deck out in head to toe in orange and black but this morning they are making a slight temporary change. we will show you what is different. >> a new poll reveal as shift in who voters want to see as the next mayor in oakland.
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days ago she leapfrogged into second place. the mayor, the incumbent, is in third place and her polling numbers have never recovered from the handling of occupy oakland events three years ago. >> in the for's race, neel kashkari will take the campaign to burlingame and visit san mateo county g.o.p. headquarters and take part calling voters at a phone bank trailing the governor by huge margins especially in name recognition and campaign funds. >> political history made history in los angeles. a state senator sworn in as president of the senate, is 47 years old and only the second latino to be senate president and the first was more than a century ago. the former activist raised in poverty he said he wants to give every child a chance at the machine dream. >> a state official criticized for his cozy relationship with the company he should be keeping
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his eye on is departmenting himself from pg&e. he is recusing himself from work related to the pg&e explosion in 2010 and a rate case. for weeks, we have reported on e-mails showing the behind the scene dealings with pg&e as the company requested a specific judge to hear the case. the mayor says that he wants him to go a step forward and resign. an port vote in san francisco could determine your internet speed in the future and whether to support the net neutrality proposal. the rules would allow service providers to give companies prefer usual treatment with more speedy connection. if they pay. regular internet usinger including start-ups would be shafted.
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the regulator has a position that could influence the fcc. >> at mcdonald's, take pocket changes today, because donation boxes are set up near the registers for "day of change," collecting money for ronald mcdone am houses providing families with six children a support network while the child is hospitalized. ronald mcdonald houses celebrate the 40th anniversary this year. giving new meaning to to the term nickel and diming you, positively. >> they are opening a new house at children's hospital because there is such a difficult mapped and we will fund raise tomorrow if you can join us. we are try to get more money for the great organization. we had a story on last night that is on our website and you can learn more of families it
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helps. >> thank you. nice weather and we want to know, it will be good weather, celebrations and russia pain showers. that is the only rain we will have. we have wet weather to the north and it will stay to the north and it is moving northeast away from us. today we will have high clouds and sunshine but no low clouds. it is quiet across the bay water as we look at the lights on the bay bridge to the port of oakland with a nice clean air mass that is going to be filled with high clouds and sunshine and cooler than average temperatures. active pat were means more rain in the forecast but the chances are best across the north bay in the pack northwest and we are getting the tail end of the systems. low-to-mid 70's in the south bay and 70 at santa cruz and low 70's across the peninsula and low-to-mid 60's in the coast and downtown and south san francisco and sausalito and drop into the low 60's to bodega bay at 61 and
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upper 60 to low 70 through the north bay valley and low 70's along the east bay shore and inland we will have mid-70's with a microclimate more overnight with the cloud cover and low 50's around napa and santa rosa and palo alto and morgan hill and the rest of us in the mid-to-upper 50's but dry for the commute tomorrow. the next system is coming in and it will bring partly sunny and cool day and when the cold front nears us we have a chance of rain across the north bay tomorrow during the afternoon and in the morning you can see the cloud cover. watch the green as it dances across the north bay during the afternoon and the rest of us have a wall green coming at us overnight through saturday morning but the front falls apart before it can completely get here and we will have less of a chance of rain than yesterday and lighter amounts.
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by saturday afternoon, you can see the sunshine breaking out. get used to more sunshine on saturday afternoon and sunday and the next cold front rolls through monday into tuesday and drop the temperatures down and wednesday it will be cloudy and warming. have a great day. >> as we look at the bay bridge the metering lights were turned on after 5:40 and the traffic is build up. we have another 15 minutes from east bay maze to san francisco. we had a sig-alert and now just spotty traffic pulling away from hercules westbound 80 at 64 miles per hour. in san pablo that is where you will feel the pinch at 27 miles per hour closer you get to the conflict but from highway 4 to the maze will only take you 16 minutes. it is slow but moving along 80.
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the san mateo and dumbarton bridge is checking in at top speed with the exception of slowing on the dumbarton but cross the water it is not a problem. fans going to giants game may see flashes of a different color among the sea of black and on. >> the giant are asking fans to sport purple. you can see on facebook they have changed their logo to include purple on the border and that is for supporting of that set up a day to take a stand against bullying and shows support for lgbt youth. eight out of ten lgbt youth report being bullied so experts say spirit day is good for choose kind if awareness. take the pledge with us to fight bullying, the san francisco
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giants have and many schools in the bay area tell the kids to wear purple so it is united we stand. >> possible breakthrough that could bring pro democracy protests in hong kong to an end. >> and the must see video shows why never, ever mess with an angry sea lion. >> and a florida fan flap nearly ended a gubernatorial debate before it
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and after three weeks of demonstrations if hong kong, police and protests clashed outside the chief executive's office and protesters were trying to move barricades and block the roads. they are angry over the decision by beijing to screen candidates to run in the first direct elections in 2017. the hong kong leader said he will talk to the protesters the restrictions will stand for election. >> never mess with an angry sea lion. commercial fisher man on a foreign vessel hauled in a sea lion that was stuck and they cut it free and one fishermen was grabbed and the dog open ship tried to intervene. they used a hose to get sea lion off the boat. they swim into the nets to eat the fish and swim out before it is too late. this must have been a little late. you know their democrat -- their
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temperament... and the rough serve through 11 o'clock this evening if you are traveling that way watch out. as far as weather, we are mid-70 to low 80's from northbound to southbound through the central valley and clouds and 69 in yosemite and mid-70's around los angeles and san diego. we have a tropical storm to the south and overnight it fell apart with winds moving to the wind and it will head to hawaii and we are going to get in the top end of this by 2:00 on saturday morning. we will look at at altamont pass and until highway 24 you are moving along fine but we did have a branch new problem, a stalled vehicle, westbound on
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580, and look at the backup it is causing, we are looking at a very tough drive from tracy to dublin and it is more than an hour and it looks like san jose is quiet with the exception of 101 between the 280 and 680 split and the nimitz. the state supreme court has cleared the way for work to proceed on the high-speed rail system. opponents say the $68 billion project no longer complies with the 2008 ballot measure that authorized the construction by a court said the project could go failure. state high court refused a request if a new hague on the matter yesterday and the chairman of the rail authority said this means work on the system can proceed more aggressively. >> a report shows senior citizens would fall victim to scams are losing big money. elderly victims say they have had an average of $30,000 stolen and some have last $100,000.
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curing to a life insurance company it is not just strangeers. more and more are swindled by someone they knew like a family member or caregiver. it is estimated they lose $3 billion to financial abuse each year but many stay silent. >> at 6:00, booby traps, measures a man took to avoid capture by police. >> considering getting new ones for your home? "7 on your side" teams up with "consumer reports" to look at all these children. they all lost their lives because of preventable medical errors, now the third leading cause of death. only heart disease and cancer take more lives. proposition 46 will save lives with drug and alcohol testing to make sure impaired doctors don't treat someone you love.
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inappropriate touching. a man wanted for targeting two young girls at different big box stores. the video police want you to see. >> game over. 3-1. >> one game away from a return to the world series and it can be wrapped up tonight. >> imagine we saw those firework last night. imagine the fireworks we will see tonight if it happens the way we want. >> really excited? >> maybe a little. hopefully those the only showers we will see. meteorologist mike nicco has the forecast. it is dry, the only forecast is champagne showers. live doppler hd is quiet. high clouds and sunshine, no need to worry about the wet weather. put th


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