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our lives are farmers. we don't have a retirement program. what we've done in the past has not worked as well as it used to. >> going from pumpkins to pot. the big change one farmer wants to make to stay afloat some of the say they'll do whatever they can to stop him. good afternoon. thank you for joining us. happy halloween. >> we're not talking about a big pot farm but some traditional pumpkin farmers are looking for a change and a chance to grow their business by turning on cannabis. >> vick in half moon bay? >> reporter: this is the most hotly contested ballot measure in this local election here. the half moon bay review's top story above the fold deals with not one but five marijuana-related ballot
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measures, measure gg being the most controversial. >> half moon bay, the pumpkin capital of the bay. it attracts hundreds of thousands of people to this small coastal town. the defeat of ballot measure gg, some farmers here say, could smash the pumpkin industry for good. >> this is real. it's not propaganda. sadly it's real. >> reporter: they own the iconic pumpkin farm. >> we don't want to leave it. that's our home. >> reporter: they like many farmers are struggling to survive. pumpkins and the vegetables they grow can no longer sustain them. measure gg would allow starter marijuana plants to be grown in existing greenhouses in zoned areas under heavy regulation. >> we want a crop that would keep the sustainability in the near future. >> reporter: they say a cannabis company has offered to pay them nearly $1 million a year in rental fees on grow starter
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plants and greenhouses on another piece of the property before the a mile from their pumpkin farm. the company would also rebuild their old greenhouses. but the measure has been controversial. opponents believe would it make pot more accessible in the community. what's more, hispanic community leaders also opposed because it puts farm workers at risk. >> it puts them on the radar of the federal government when they're participating in an industry that is illegal federally. >> reporter: well, there have been heated exchanges, as you can imagine, at city council meetings here at half moon bay on, this issue organization this ballot measure. oddly enough we had a tough time finding campaign signs related to gg. one resident explained that's probably because most people here have already made up their
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minds. abc7 news. >> thank you. this story first appeared in the "washington post." today we spoke to our reporter and tend outcome of gg and other measures in half moon bay could have ripple effects around the state. >> if the vote goes through and the mullers are allowed to grow commercial cannabis at their greenhouse, this will be sort of a signal to the rest of california that they, that this sort of green light for this stuff. if the vote goes down and it is not approved, we could see this as more of a yellow or red light. hey, wait a second. maybe it's not worth the opposition. >> he says there's been a lot of bad blood over this issue in half moon bay. he thinks it will ten because people are saying a lot of nasty things about each other. >> and this could come up in a lot of communities so this is not a one-time deal here.
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it's halloween. a lot of people trick or treating. drive carefully! there's a lot of little ones running around out there. they don't see you. >> amped up on their candy. >> like spencer christian, too. >> nothing like it. it is a real treat. we have high pressure dominating for the next couple of days. notice clockwise circulation around this center of circulation bringing us offshore wind which is warming things up. check out the current temperature. 83 at santa rosa. 80 at concord and fairfield. 71 at san francisco. that means great trick or treating weather is coming our way. notice the spook-tacular weather that will greet trick or treaters this evening. still in the 70s inland. that's quite a treat. a few creepy clouds around 8:00 p.m. it will not be bone chillingly
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cold. >> thank you, spencer. state officials say the new spillway will be will be in full working order this winter if needed. it was damaged, you'll reca, during the record setting storms in february of 2017. officials stay concrete still needs to cure for a month. other work is need before it can be used. crew workers are working on an emergency spillway. it is the tallest in the united states. abc 7 is committed to more time on issues that affect your life and today we're looking at homelessness. >> oakland is creating three new shed sites that could house up to 320 people a year. this comes on the heels of the united nations report that says the treatment of people in oakland and san francisco violates human rights. >> and looking at an initiative
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there to help people from becoming homeless. >> reporter: like many cities in the bay area, oakland does have a growing homeless problem. there is a new program designed to keep people in their homes. though it is only about a week and a half old, for many residents, it has already accomplished its mission. >> here's this money all of a sudden. >> reporter: deborah ross said she and her 16-year-old grandson were days away from being out on the street. being evicted from the apartment they've lived in for three years because she owed her land lord nearly $800. tat is, until she reached out to a new program called keep oakland housed. >> they approved it. a couple days ago. and they sent a check to the land lord. >> reporter: how much money? >> they were talking about $785. >> reporter: that's what you needed? >> that's what i needed. >> reporter: she represents one of 60 households that have been helped so far by a program
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launched ten days ago. it includes catholic charities, kaiser permanente, the san francisco foundation and the city of oakland. >> oaklanders, so many are just one paycheck away from losing their housing. we have been receiving about 75 calls a day. it has been wonderful to not say no. >> reporter: with the housing crisis behind her, she is free to go back to focusing on her growing business. that is making custom hats. ross had been homeless once before, about five years ago. thanks to that check to her land lord from keep oakland housed, she can look toward the future with something she hasn't had in a while. optimism. >> it came like something in the sky that came down, a miracle from heaven. to me. where did this come from? i said is this true? you really can get help? >> reporter: now, deborah ross told us she is confident she can
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make things work for herself and her grandson going forward. anyone interested in finding out more about keep oakland housed can go to our website. abc7 lawyera anthony. abc7 news. >> thank you, laura. and housing is big a issue in next week's election with several local and state measures. >> the biggest challenge could be getting voters to plow through a very long ballot. live in the early voting center to tell just that is an important issue. i have to say there are so many propositions and they can be really confusing. >> reporter: you're absolutely right. the governor's race, the u.s. senate race, they're at the top of the ballot. as early voters coming to this library know, many are looking at homelessness and affordable housing are at the bottom of the ballots. and that's concerning when some
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of them are six pages long. the push is to get voters to turn out to support candidates and issues. but the ballot in many places is a long one. the vote by mail ballot is three pages, double-sided. not all voters have the patience, interest or stamina to make it to the bottom of the ballot. >> yeah. there will be various levels of fatigue people will go through. people who care will finish it. >> reporter: as important as it is, it is not likely the driving force behind people showing up to the ballots. >> we believe it is compelling enough to keep people voting down their ballot. >> reporter: some voters may be motivated because it strikes home. an estimated 52,000 students in the california state university student including san jose straight living in their cars or couch surfing. san jose state had an active voter registration drive this fall. >> we've been really, really really, really really insist tent and very consistent in
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pushing our students to understand the importance of their vote. >> reporter: early voting began last weekend in santa clara county before the fien 18% of the mail by vote ballots have been cast. >> it is a very long ballot and it will take a while to market. we urge them to do the research and mark all the way through ballot. >> reporter: the good thing is if people have been actively voting over 129,000 vote by mail ballots have been returned to the registrar of voters near santa clara county. live in san jose, abc7 news. >> thank you. we want to you join this conversation. if there is a homeless issue where you live, use the #better bay area to tell us about it. coming up, the deadly ghost ship fire. who is being blamed? and later, a man trying to live his dream. it all started with this sign and a vigil outside the practice facility. what the doves are saying today. plus, check out these
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strange creatures perched on top big corporations are making and just got a huge tax break. but the middle class is struggling. prop c is a common-sense plan. the top 1% of businesses pay their fair share to tackle homelessness for all of us. companies with revenue greater than $50 million pay, not small businesses or homeowners. the prop c plan is supported by the democratic party, nancy pelosi & dianne feinstein vote "yes" on c. big corporations pay for it,
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not you. california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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the ghost shipment warehouse could be demolished soon. this as we learn about who the owners claim for the deadly fire. these the signs posted. 36 people died in the warehouse fire in december 2016. the 30-day notice signs were posted at the end of september so it appears the demolition could happen any day the tenants both face charges. the victims' families have filed
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suits against them. according to new court documents, the owners blame their electrician. they say he died about being licensed contractor. investigators haven't been able to determine exact cause of the fire but say it may have been an electrical problem. >> we've just learned of the identities of the drivers killed in the crash. it involved two cars, a tour bus, it happened on northbound 880. the drivers in the cars died. it is not clear if the tour bus driver will face any charges. and people are living without water at a mobile home park at eden garden estate. >> seniors are finding creative ways to flush toilets and take showers. >> reporter: byob is short for bring your own bucket at eden
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garden estates. >> are you filling up your toilets? >> residents are taking water from their pools to their homes to fill their toilets. they've been without water since sunday because of a water main break. >> one day, two days, fine. but it's wednesday. >> she's going to a nearby park or home depot to use the bath room and is frustratd by a lack of action and communication by management and the owner. she said it took too long to provide food and water for residents. she wants them to provide a place for her to shower. >> i haven't been able to go to work. i contacted my boss and i felt terrible. it's just getting to me. >> reporter: we got an up close look at the problem. the mainline has a huge hole. to make it more complicated, the gas line sits right on top. the owner spoke to me over the phone and said he's doing all he can to get it fixed.
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the hope is that it will be completed by tomorrow or friday. the mobile home park provided beats and drinks yesterday. and it's doing the same again today. a few port-a-potties were ordered for the residents. the owner says he's trying to make it right and says she will be a reduction many rent in december. some signs the red hot bay area real estate market may be cooling off a bit. >> the new report shows the bay area had its slowest september in 11 years. last year it recorded 5970 homes sold. that's down nearly 19%. sales dropped just over 22% from august to september. while there is always a showdown from summer to fall, there decline has nearly doubled the
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30-year average. the home sold for 8 it is still up a a year ago. >> the home prices have been going up almost 100% in the last five years and it is unsustainable. so a small drop in prices is expected. bay area realtor donald says with silicon valley driving job growth and newcomers, there is still a demand. what does this mean for you? >> when you look at the market. if you see some corrections and you want to buy into it. it is a great opportunity for buyers. >> he says if you're selling, consider renovating because moments don't need additional money are definitely moving faster. spencer christian, man of the hour, with the halloween
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forecast. this could be nice and mild. a few thin high clouds around but it is bright and sunny generally speaking. this is the view from the roof top camera. 71 degrees in san francisco and owing. morgan hill, 78. 71 in pacifica which is usually one of the cooler spots. 84 right now santa rosa, napa, 77 in novato. 76 in livermore. it is nice and mild and warm for this time of year. and here's a few from mount tam. it will be a warm start for november tomorrow with high temperatures continuing to rise. we may see a cooler more seasonable pattern next week. overnight, look for a few high
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clouds through bay area sky. overnight lows will be mild. low to mid 50s. waiting for moon rise, that will occur at 12:53 a.m. tomorrow's conditions will likely be warmer than today. look for highs at 86. 85 in livermore, 81 at the bay.. 75, the expected high in the city tomorrow. tomorrow evening, at levi stadium, it will be the battle of the bay thursday night football. the 49ers taking on the raiders, or hosting the raiders, i should say. game time, 5:00 p.m., a few high thin clouds. it will be mild going into the late evening hours as well. this is into the scoreless tie. just kidding. probably near zooer across the entire area. it will be a dry ten-day period
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ahead. warm this time of year through weekend with inland highs the next three days. upper 70s to around 80. there will be slight cooling sunday as we fall back into standard time. bright and breezy monday and then cooler on election day with temperatures cooler. >> you do not do the vampire voice. if you're going to do it, today is the last day for a year. >> it's going to be ghostly tonight, ghostly! >> i was thinking the same thing. >> scary as all get-out. >> maybe playing to a different audience. halloween costumes can be a blast but they can also be controversial. just ahead, the claim of
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cultural appropriation. we'll ask what do you think? cultural costumes
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even animals are getting into the halloween mood. check out the gorilla enjoying a pumpkin meal at the san francisco zoo and check this out. check out this cute guy. love the pumpkins. for humans, halloween means costumes. native-american chiefs or mexican bandits. >> still, one school is celebrating diversity. live from costuming in san francisco with more on the do's and the don't's.
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is that is the have the extent of the costume? come on! >> give me a break. this is for you. let me tell you, i think kids these days are a lot more sensitive. mindful, if you will about, what they wear for halloween, certainly than we were. and one school here in san francisco is making sure students stay away from those awful stereo types. at san francisco's drew school, students are asked to follow certain guidelines when dressing up for halloween. many of which are just common sense. >> native-american people are people. things like feather had significant importance. the biggest thing is not to shame people. to he had sxat then do better. >> students here were excited to watch an online video called my culture s&p is not a costume. >> it sucks to see that. it is offensive. like a butchering of my culture.
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>> the purpose is to help those who display ignorance by opening up a conversation. for the most part, people are misinformed and not acting out of malice. >> in a proper world you shouldn't to have educate them. you shouldn't be like you need to. if you're willing to take that time and do so, that's amazing. and hopefully they do learn from that. >> maria is a senior here which automatically makes her a super hero. hence the t-shirt. the school welcomed nonconformists like belle in beauty and the beast. and of course, fictional characters which seldom lead to disagreement. >> i have to say, students are also being asked to be very careful, what they post on social media. what you wear matters. remember these colleges are look at your instagram pages and your facebook page. and i think this is more
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appropriate for my style. what do you think? >> i think it fits your personality very well. >> my outfit as well. >> thank you. what do you think? cultural costumes? fun or offensive? in some cases, it is a fine line. we've seen a shift in people trying to be more conservative. >> definitely. and nobody really wants -- >> they don't even realize. >> it's 50/50. that's kind of interesting. >> you can weigh in. you can see the results in real-time. and the scare that had people fleeing their offices
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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here are the stories making headlines at 4:30. the new $1.1 billion spillway at the oroville dam will be ready for the rain. crews have begun rebuilding after the record storms last year. other work is needed before the spillway can be used. a 40-year-old man has been detained for stabbing a 19-year-old female student inside the cabrillo studio. we'll have the details at 5:00.
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president trump told reporters today he's willing to spend up to 15,000 military personnel to the u.s./mexico border. he previously said he would send around 5,000. the suspect in the pittsburgh synagogue master has been indicted on 44 counts including hate crimes. also more funerals were held. >> reporter: this was the scene outside the tree of life synagogue in pittsburgh as president trump and first lady melania trump visited the side where 11 people were murdered as they worshipped. the synagogue's rabbi welcoming them. the mourners remembering those who were killed in the saturday morning massacre. all while more than 1,000 protesters demanded the president denounce white nationalism. >> he is not welcome in my synagogue, and in my city. >> reporter: demonstrators carrying signs that read, words matter.
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one neighbor shouting from her front steps. >> it's not about you! >> reporter: abc news crews posted near the president could hear the protesters. yet, president trump is paging a different picture today, tweeting melania and i were treated very nicely yesterday in pittsburgh. small protests were not seen by us. staged far away. the mayor of pittsburgh said it would be ill-timed and one of the victims' families declined to meet with the president because of his comments that the synagogue should have had an armed guard. however, one of the widows did meet. >> she said she wanted to be there to show that people wanted him there. >> it seems no one knew the killer. on social media he's been described as a demon. but in person he seemed to be more of a ghost. no known family and no apparent friends. in washington, stephanie ramos.
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a new campaign is encouraging americans to show up for shabbat services this weekend as a show of strength. it was launched by the american jewish community. prosecutors say the mail bomb suspect began his crime spree in july. they said he searched for addresses of his targets online and had photos of many of them on his cell phone. that includes an image of michelle obama's driver's license. yesterday it was revealed that he had researched the berkeley library. police have determined that suspicious packages sent to the california democratic headquarters today many sacramento and in miami were not dangerous. the packages were addressed to several democrats who are not in the buildings. they were evacuated out of an
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abundance of caution. police are increasing manpower after last year's deadly truck attack. it was one year ago today a person ran down and killed eight people along the hudson river. the 29-year-old carried a flag and documents indicating allegiance to isis. the nypd says thousands of uniformed and plain clothed officers are patrolling. certainly a very happy halloween on the streets of boston today. throws the boston red sox. the world champs. their players and coaches soaking in the cheers. a massive crowd turned out for the event. cheering on their heroes as blue and red confetti rang down. the red sox captured the fourth world series title in the last 14 years beating the last dodgers 14-1. considering that some fans have
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waited 86 years for their first title, remarkable. they will pay owens sparked controversy when he skipped the process. the hall of famer played eight of the 15 seasons with the 49ers. still to come, the man with a plan and a dream. how he's hoping this sign will give him a chance to live out his hopes with the warriors. we'll explain later this hour. >> another hazy, crazy
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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that is the ace of cops. an all woman band from the hay day of the '60s. they are here in the studio. they call themselves first all girl rock band of the bay area. let me go through members. denise kaufman, dieanne v, mary anne and mary ellen. i listened to your music today. i i was like, they were really
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good. they were playing in the '60s and '70s. what have you been doing the last four decades? >> playing music. >> where? in a closet? how come we never heard of you? big time. when i first listened to you, i thought, they sound like joan. wait a minute. they were doing it way before that. >> we didn't get a record deal in the old days in the bay area. no all women bands got a record deal right when we were playing. and at the end of the summer of love period. well, like 1970, 1971, we started having babies and drifted in different directions. >> so you didn't stay together as a band all these decades. >> on and off, we would come together for reunions but everyone still played in other bands and we would get together and have these reunions.
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until, you know, the magic happens. >> so the rest of your lives took over and now you've gotten the kids out of the way. we have grand kids now. we don't all live in the bay area. so we have to come from other places. only diane lives in the bay area. >> okay. you have an album being released and i understand it almost didn't happen. why not? >> after we didn't get a record deal in the old days and we went our separate ways, we thought we had missed that opportunity. then an amazing man who has a record label out of new york hear our music on a live album had been released some years later. just live tapes. he heard our music and fell in love with it and gave as you chance to go into the studio and to make the record that we have
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coming out on the 9th. >> so what is the future like for you? let me be totally honest. the producer tells me we have a guest coming in. ace of cups. it is a rock band you never heard of. okay. all right. i have to do some research here. and then i click on sound cloud. and i go, these women -- why, you should be stars. you sound great. >> thank you. >> i'm serious. i'm not just hyping it up. i was blown away when i listened to the music. you have another event at the commonwealth club in mill valley. >> that's our record release party. the commonwealth club is hosting us. we're having a panel discussion with some wonderful luminaries. wavy gravy, mountain girl, dennis mcnally is hosting, from country joe and the
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we have a panel. we have old footage and new footage and i think it will be a wonderful evening. >> november 9th. >> so what is the future? if you could -- would you tour? >> yeah. >> you're making faces. >> it's a little scary. >> i always wanted to take a road trip on a train, you know? wouldn't that be fun? whatever is happening, if it is a short he trip, not like some of the bands who go traveling all over. >> we've had offers to go a lot of places. it is more working it out with family members and things like that. but we'll be playing. >> so last question. you opened for hendrix which is huge. if you had to pick one artist to open for now, who would that be?
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>> i'll say one. >> bob dylan. >> all right. paul mccartney. >> ladies, the ace of cups. you can hear them next friday at the mill valley community center. thank you. i want to pretend the ace of cups just opened for me. we have high thin clouds over the area. love your music. love it. our water year is off to a close start. 20% in san francisco. look at locations, a few thin high clouds. low to mid 50s. even warmer. the highs at half moon bay.
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almost 80 in oakland. and into the inland east bay. mid to upper 80s. it is going to be much warmer than average this time of year. here's the accuweather seven-day forecast. this warm spell will last through saturday with highs inland and the mid 80s. 80 around the bay over the next few days. upper 60s through saturday. don't forget to fall back to standard time. daylight savings time ends then. and then gradual cooling. some cooler air comes in. by the way, tuesday is election day. that's why we have the flag up there. as rae minder. >> good weather for voting. an effort to keep semi trucks from the bridge. take a look a these vultures. they were flut to keep trucks off the nearby one-way bridge. warning vines also being
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abe 7 news was at festival pavilion as people waited to get into the public opening this morning. vinyl cds are all $2. it attracts people from all over the bay area. >> i've been in the business for 40 years. it's never happen. the book book sale happens on sunday.
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on the final day all books welcome $1. organizers home to raise more than $300,000 for the library. >> if you want to pay with a credit card, it will cost you more. >> it does get more expensive. credit card rates are rising sharply and you can blame the fed's recent interest rate highs. that's according to review from credit paying late, carrying a balance or taking out a cash advance. they'll all cost you more. and the interest that credit cards charge you for having a balance has risen sharply. that's based on a survey of 100 credit cards. the average apr has risen in the past year to just over 17%. that's frum 16% this time last year. so what's behind the hike? the federal reserve has been raising the interest rate, forcing banks to pay more to borrow money.
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so they're passing those costs on to you. they say to pay your card off each month to avoid the higher costs. most cards have not raised other fees lying late payments, card membership or foreign transaction charges. but it is not just credit cards you have to worry about. atm fees for noncustomers are going up, too. that's according to a new bank survey. for an out of net work transaction is now $4.68. that's 36% higher than it was in 2008. the average interest rate is about 17%. your cards may be well beyond average though. 24% interest is rolling out quite a bit as well. so before carrying a balance, check your bill and see what it will cost. it is better not to carry a balance but check them.
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they'll be 20%. now back to halloween and the age old question, chocolate or sugar? >> some would say both. >> that's true. we issued a challenge and a lot of you accepted. we get a welcome at the great candy challenge. >> this is the halloween decision tearing apart families west decided to put together a kind of march madness but for halloween. you get to pick what your favorite candy is in this sweet 16, if you will. and some of you had some creative choices. he put it together. twix versus smarties. chase the rainbow, no matter what the match-up was, always picked skittles and we love the fun. and you can fill out your bracket too. we're interested to know if
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you're a chocolate person or a sweet person. all i want to know is, if you choose candy corn is that that ends up as your final pick in the sweet 16, please delete your account. happy halloween. >> i'm with him. candy corn is terrible. except on halloween. >> i would say chocolate and peanut butter. can't go wrong. >> i don't think do you know any better than kit kat. >> twix is good. they have a peanut butter one too. to the second best part of halloween, the costumes. hunter pence tweeted this out. the duke and duchess of sussex and they look great. and look at all these pictures that you all sent in. the kitty cat! >> viewers in costume, pets in costume. we want to see your best looks. post your pets, your kids,
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everything. be sure to use the very, very serious about being able to play at the nba level. i think i have what it takes. >> what the warriors are saying about his plan. just ahead. >> right now, what's ahead at 5:00. did verizon put the safety of firefighters at risk during a fire? >> chaos on campus. a woman stabbed and fellow students jump in to detain the attacker. elon musk says his cars are about to get smarter. the update he says will help you find a
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california's public schools rank 44th in the nation. 44th. i'm marshall tuck, i'm a public-school parent, and i know we can do better. in the public schools i led, we got more funding into our classrooms, supported our teachers, and we raised graduation rates by 60%. that's why president obama's education secretary endorses me. we've done it before. now, let's do it for every public-school student in california. i'm marshall tuck. i'm running for state superintendent.
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tonight in prime time, the goldbergs, american housewife, and stay with us for abc7 news at 11:00. how far would you go to pursue your dream? >> very far. one warriors fan taking an unusual approach to realize his dream. he wants to play in the nba. for the past 31 days, he has been doing this and this and this. he has been standing outside the warriors practice facility with a big dream. to become a warrior. >> i think i have what it takes
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but i wanted to lay it all on the line. >> reporter: that means he quit his two jobs, left chicago, and came to oakland. he's been holding up this sign. it reads, not homeless. need no money. just a chance at my dream. >> my goal is to be a warrior. i wanted to come one a crazy unorthodox approach to pursue my dream. >> reporter: he was not a blue chip college prospect. did he play college ball at el ginn university. he tried out with four teams and played semi-pro ball in australia. he almost gave up on his nba dream. then he reynold joe anderson. three years ago, he stood outside the stwamd a sign saying, not homeless but starving for success. anderson was later signed to the new york jets practice squad. arrington's stunt has gotten the attention of some real warriors. sean livingston gave him two tickets to a game and offered
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advice. >> continue to follow your dreams but follow with it some action. the action was trying out for the g-league. >> reporter: he homes to get an invite to try out for the santa cruz warriors in the g-league. playinging a jump to the nba is not unheard of. alfonso mckenney played in the g league last year. whatever it is, he homes to inspire others. he posts inspirational messages on swoem a #, be the why. >> it means not being afraid to pursue the craziest zpreem asking yourself, is that crazy enough? >> and he says if he can't be an nba player woer, he would love work for the warriors in some other capacity. >> he's 5'10". your eyes of making the nba as a 5'10" guard, allen iverson did
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it but it is really tough. you have to go to the g-league to prove yourself. >> good luck to him. we wish you all the best. thank you for joining us for abc7 news at 4:00. abc news at 5:00 starts now. i never expected anything to happen. >> students stunned after a >> and the middle of the largest wildfire in state history. less than a week before thef mid-term vote. and we'll have the trick or treat forecast for where you live. the cafeteria is cord onlied off with police tape. what we're learning about a stabbing on campus.
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>> police say it was an unprovoked attack. the victim a 19-year-old woman taken to the hospital in sandal jose. a suspect in custody. >> sources tell you the victim didn't know her attacker. >> reporter: that's right. this was a random attack. this happened as students and staff were gathering for a halloween party and parade. for some, it is the highlight of the year. but students say they could not believe this happened on their campus. they're stunned about the events. for students at cabrillo college, a sense of security shattered after a 19-year-old woman was attacked while having lunch. students can't believe it happened. >> especially in the cafeteria during the middle of the day. >> the sheriff's office says just before noon, a 40-year-old man walked into the cafeteria and randomly stabbed the victim with a knife.


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