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line in this game. both teams respecting the history and are excited for the moment tonight. >> it has been so close all year. it is crazy to imagine that there will be a couple of moments in this game that will define what seven months worth of work have done. >> we can understand the significance of game five and we can have some of our attention excited and entering that moment, and we should. but at the same time, i think we should be pretty diligent about focusing on each step and task at hand >> to take my managers' caps off, it is a great day and a big game. bigger than just any game. . that is what is beautiful about this rivalry and sports in general. so we will enjoy this game. chris: the longtime dodgers
broadcaster vince scully, checked in and treated today, " this is the biggest game in the history of the dodgers." and he knows something about this. it is a packed house tonight. if you can catch the game here, there are places hosting a free watch party. this area will be absolutely buzzing. we will have much more tonight at 5:00 and 6:00. back to you. larry: it's amazing, players can have their legacies defined in games like this, coming through the clutch. kristen: alright, stephon. . now to abc 7 news reporter katie larson. kate: i have giants ceo here. but it could not be a nicer day for a ballgame here at oracle. the fans are showing up. the vibe is excellent. it has been a long year. how are you feeling, how is the team feeling?
>> about as energetic and as excited as you possibly could feel. this is literally historic. 107-106 wins. the giant-dodger rivalry comes down to one game and it really should be. it is a beautiful nature of baseball. a lot of us think back to willie mays and sandy colfax and willie mcafee and don drysdale, through the years, all the great heroes. howeves, it will be a memorable game. reporter: we are hoping the wind is in our favor tonight. just a little bit breezy tonight. it feels extra meaningful to get to the playoffs right now after a tough few years for folks. >> yeah. we have a slogan. resilient s.f. the word resilient really fits. we have fans who had the reading
of the season, we were limited 8000 fans and they had to sit six feet apart. they hung in there and they were resilient. to see them coming together to have a loud, screaming, 42 thousand here tonight for a game that will send one team to the playoffs, i guess, our archrivals, could be any better than this. reporter: i don't know that it can. thank you so much for spending time with us, i appreciate it. more from larry coming up at 5:00. we will also hear from france who are very excited. the ballpark really looking forward to an excellent game. live on the field, i am kate larsen. back to you. kristen: thanks, kate. you know, the trash talking began bright and early, dark and early, with abc 7 news reporter amy hollyfield. larry: we knew she was a huge giants fan. we didn't realize she is savage! take a look.
amy: i am so happy. look, the dodgers are here. their ride is here. ha ha ha! >> didn't see that coming. amy: dr. evil. ♪ [suspenseful music] ♪ amy: byeeee! bye dodgers! ha ha ha! ♪ kristen: larry, this is some-level trolling. larry: she deserves a couple of tickets to tonight's game just for that alone. [laughter] that they are trash, was she? [laughter] larry: i think she directly
communicated that that is how she feels about them. kristen: wow, amy. [laughter] so, we did some trash talking this afternoon, didn't we, larry? larry: as we count down to a decisive game five, we want to bring on our new best friend from l.a., ka bc, leo stallworth has his dodgers gear on. i am a little bit concerned, leo. a couple of days ago you looks like you were withering away. is it that stress from not eating? you are worried. >> hold on a second! a call is coming in! yes? that's exactly what we needed to know. i hate to break it to you, connected? >> you know, god speaks.
larry: he wasn't speaking in game one one logan webb tossed those kristen:. kristen: were game three, rather. he even threw in that extra wind resistance. >> you get. >> used to that kind of win. you have an advantage. larry: we are hearing a lot of wind right now. [laughter] but anyway, what is the best? because pleased, tell me, tell me when you lose, send us those trash dodger cookies you showed us from a couple of days ago. we have some classy stuff here. kristen: we are classy. check out these giant cupcakes. >> oh! [laughter] [laughter] kristen: what are you sending us when you lose? >> we will be happy when we win to send you some of those nu rig the. that's what youanok? r]
francisco, you are taking me to lunch. that's what's going to happen. . when you go down. kristen: it's not going to happen. >> i tell you what, if we lose, i will eat that roast pastry or whatever that thing you have out there. i will try to eat it. i will take a bite out of it, at least. i will her rope of course, afterwards, but i will take a bite -- i will hurl. larry: is our friendship going to survive this? >> we will be fine. we will be fine. larry: leo, love you. going to send some smoothies and protein powder down there either way, just so you are ok. >> bring it on down here. and i have something special coming to you guys, ok? kristen: i am scared by that, " something special."
larry: truth be told, he grew up in austin, texas. [laughter] not even from l.a. he should be wearing orange tonight for texas, the longhorns, and the giants. spencer: some of the best trash talking or have ever heard. larry: game time today is 6:07 p.m.. spencer: let me give you the lead up to game time. right now temperatures in the bay area, 66 in the city. and the wind is only at 50 miles per hour in san francisco. what is it going to be like at game time? certainly beautiful at the start of the game, the sun will be shining, skies will be clear all the way through. the don't expect clouds. it will get cooler later in the game. the wind is expected to be moderate, may be 10 to 15 miles fish, and occasional gusts to 20 miles per hour. we don't expect gusty winds that will have a significant effect on the way the game is played, or the outcome.
a great night for baseball, larry. larry: onto more serious news now, walgreens has decided to close various stores in san n ee who is just fed up with feeling unsafe at work. anchor dion lim brings us the story will see only on seven. >> i am 63 years old and i need to work to survive. i am not working at walgreens to get hurt. dion: this walgreens recalls the shocking experience she had while working at a san francisco store in may of 2020 when she asked a suspected shoplifter to put on a mask. >> i was hit in the for dion: she missed three weeks of work and still suffers from emotional trauma. >> i am scared another i go to work -- whenever i go to work, i'm thinking, am i safe?
dion: not long after, she and a colleague were attacked again. >> pepper-sprayed. like this. and i started coughing. dion: stories like hers are not uncommon. shoplifting like in another instance like this one involving a fire extinguisher. incidences like that have been widely documented. including in this video taken by my colleague at a hayes valley store in june. a security supervisor contracted by walgreens, speaking on the condition of anonymity. you are not worried about your own job? >> [laughs] i do but i think someone's life is way more important than a job. dion: described a typical day working at various locations. >> i have been spit on, coughed on. i had a pee bottle thrown at i have been cut by a shoplifter. i have been bit by a shoplifter. dion: despite the attacks, they love what they do. >> going to work does not feel like a job.
dion: they believed closing five stores will not improve security at the dozens of the stores in san francisco. >> check on employees. not your business. think about your people. because you don't know what is going to happen to them. are we going to wait until somebody dies? dion: walgreens said they have increased security measures at its stores in san francisco 2:46's the average to other areas. i reached out to corporate thursday for more details and did not hear back in time. in san francisco, dion lim, abc 7 news. kristen: masking app. numeral's are set to take effect tomorrow. one bay area company changes there -- announces their changes to the mask rules. terrifying find. dozens of snakes found at a home. meet the man who helped solve the problem. and holiday
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nearly one third of them are in vaccinated. larry: you can add contra costa county to the list of counties lifting masking requirements in certain indoor settings where everybody is fully vaccinated. this order takes effect november 1 at offices, james, college indoor classes, -- gyms, indoor classes, and similar rules take effect tomorrow in san francisco and marin counties. joining us now to discuss this is a doctor with contra costa health services. what is the situation in contra costa county as we speak with regard to changing the mask rules? >> well, we are coming out of a severe delta wave. so as the cases come down and vaccination rates increase, we are able to relax our indoor masking requirements in these specific, very safe settings in which everyone present is fully vaccinated. larry: how soon do you think
will be, and i know this is pure speculation because with data, you don't know what is coming next week, but do you have a timeline where you think people will be able to take their masks off for good? >> well, i joined with my colleagues in eight other bay area jurisdictions to set criteria for when we could all lift our indoor masking orders. those criteria include getting our vaccination rates either up to 80% of the entire community, or at least eight weeks since vaccines have been available for five to 11-year-olds. we anticipate that we will reach one of those milestones within two or three months. we may be looking at december or january. larry: i am really glad you brought that up, because that is my next question. a lot of people are confused because everybody was under the impression at least, that you had to meet three thresholds or
pass three barriers -- moderate transmission i think for three weeks? 80% vaccination rate, and hospitalizations have two below. but there are a lot of counties that cannot meet all three of those. where is contra costa with those benchmarks? >> we are not yet in the moderate transmission category, although if our current trends continue, we expect to reach that category in two or three weeks and then have another three weeks in that category to meet the benchmark. as far as our hospitalization rates, we are below our local milestone of having less than 75 covid nations in the hospital. so those two benchmarks are within site. we think the vaccination benchmark will be the next one that we reach. larry: lastly, how concerned are you. this has been writing a wave here, as soon as we take off
their masks, the weather is cooler and more people indoors, we see another spike. does that worry you? dr. farnitano: it does worry me. we were hopeful in june when the state masking order was lifted. we thought we were in a good place. and then we got surprised by delta. it was much more contagious and we had come out of a summer surge of delta. we are hopeful that if we can get our vaccination rates up, if we can vaccinate young kids, we can get our community vaccination rate at a level that even with delta present, even with gatherings for the holidays, we can keep this virus at bay. larry: dr. chris farnitano, thank you so much for your time. fingers crossed. we hope we don't see further spikes. dr. farnitano: i hope so, too. kristen: alright, now we want to turn our attention once again to the weather. we have that exciting giants game in a few hours. spencer: looks like the weather
later than it has be t days. still, it red flag warning in effect for fire danger in solano county until 8:00 p.m. it is a bit breezier there, the wind stronger, and in many parts of the bay area. this is in effect until 8:00 tonight. fires can start and spread quickly and are these conditions. you can see the wind speeds at the surface, not more than 15 to 18 miles per hour in the busiest locations, which would include san francisco, by the way. and you can see in the past 24 hours, most bay area locations are quite warmer than yesterday, 66eght n.73nin mountain view, san jose. blue skies once again over the .
pleasant in the northbay, 78 in santa rosa and napa. fairfield, 81. upper 70's at concord and livermore in the east bay. here is the view from satterfield. you can see the trees blowing in the breeze. seems quieter n. here is our forecast features -- quiet overnight and near summerlike warmth tomorrow and saturday. and then it turns much cooler, with unsettled weather beginning on sunday and continuing through next week. overnight, a few passing high clouds. chili in the north with low temperatures in the mid to upper 40's, but most other locations in the bay area will see overnight lows. in the 50's 77 in san francisco tomorrow. 80 in oakland and san mateo in the southbay. the inland east bay will be a warm region, highs in the mid 80's there. . in the northbay, 85 in sandra file. 81 in napa. warmth is underway.
. let's talk about oracle park, where the dodgers will take on the giants. will host the dodgers game five of the series. it will be cool at the start, 61 under clear skies. temperatures dropping into the upper 50's later in the game. here is the accuweather seven-day forecast. it will be even warmer in some spots in on saturday with highs in the upper 80's. i wouldn't be surprised if one or two locations top out at near 80. then a sharp cool down on sunday. breezier weather once again. . next week, large clouds moving through the area. we might see some light rain or showers on wednesday. we'll keep watching that for you, larry. larry: thanks, spencer. kristen: here is a story that is sure to rattle you. snakes, found under one woman's sonoma county house. details coming up later this hour. >> i am 7 on your side's michael finney. . a warning from a user of verizon's visible brand.
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immigrants and people of color, who they say are traditionally targets of excessive policing and surveillance. we reached out for a response, we have not heard back. larry: time for consumer news. kristen: 7 on your side's michael finney is here now. michael: a company is confirming that hackers accessed and even charged user accounts. the verizon service is called visible. after an investigation, visible says it is likely a case of credential-stuffing, that is when hackers steal usernames and passwords from one company and put them together and use them at another company, trying to check out those accounts. what happens when people reuse similar usernames and passwords for different accounts. the company is recommending customers change their passwords. the national highway traffic safety administration wants to know why tesla failed to file record documents for software issues that put safety at risk.
an investigation was opened after multiple reports of teslae vehicles, resulting in 17 injuries and one death. tesla must reply with -- must comply with nhtasa'shtasa'shta's request for face fines and penalties. mcdonald's is branching out. it will now offer the new mcplan t. the fast food burger chain is rolling out land-based burgers in eight trial locations starting november 3. the parties were developed with beyond meat. two locations in southern california will offer the mcpl ant sandwich on a limited trial basis. we will keep track and see if they come up here in the bay area. larry: interesting. big mac --
announcer: building a better bay area. moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. larry: the wildfire battle continues in southern california. crews are fighting fears flames, trying to get the upper hand on the fire that is burning in santa barbara county. so far, more than 16,800 acres have burned. the fire is only 5% contained.
abc 7 news reporter alex stone with the latest. alex: for firefighters, it is a race, trying to use the break in the wind to tackle the flames before santa ana winds return on friday and into the weekend. efforts are fired in a remote area -- focused in a remote area of santa barbara county. at times, the 101 freeway shut down. the window of progress is closing. >> we expect to have some seesawing we expect r ekthll see, if notsu will see fire crews out there putting out hotspots. alex: on monday and tuesday, the flames of the fire exploded. wind gusts were up to 70 miles per hour, embers jumping a mile ahead of the flame front, creating spot fires. flames pushing toward the ocean. because of the wind, the biggest asset firefighters have, could not fly. >> normally with a fire like
this, you are used to seeing dozens of air tankers and helicopters flying around, making their attack. they are poised and ready to do so every time the wind lets up. alex: but on friday, the concern will not just be santa barbara, it will be throughout california. firefighters are already exhausted. >> i had the opportunity to see some really, really tired folks on the line. alex: with the strong santa ana winds blowing, humidity levels around 8% --and a red flag warning, extreme fire behavior will be likely. the wind returns as this man watches firefighters try to save his ranch. >> hope he makes alex: one silver lining, by sunday, the winds are expected to come in from the ocean and bring some clouds and even drizzle. drizzle. alex stone, abc news. kristen: oakland health officials are trying to help residents breathe better during wildfire season.
today, portable air filtration units were distributed to low income residents diagnosed with a respiratory illness. . they will help mitigate wildfire impacts, especially to west oakland's most vulnerable residents. >> more needs to be done to protect the community, and there needs to be an urgent delivery of clean, filtered air for residents here. kristen: the event is part of the city's clean air filtration program, which is working to improve air quality in oakland. larry: how speaker nancy pelosi is back in san francisco, promoting the build back better act, in particular the parts that tackle the climate crisis. political, environmental, and religious leaders joined her to rally support, saying it will create jobs and help underserved communities, which are the most adversely impacted by climate change. >> the build back better agenda, building back more inclusively and sustainably, will be our nations largest ever investment in a sustainable future, and as
california knows all too well, it can't come soon enough. larry: pelilstoed aspects of the bill that she says would support families with things like universal pre-k, family and medical leave and child tax credits. kristen: u.s. housing and urban development secretary marcia fudge was in oakland talking about plans to create more affordable housing as part of the build back better agenda. abc 7 news reporter tim johns tells us how it could impact the residents. tintrenched housing crises here in the bay area, the biden administration says it is working to provide solutions. on thursday, the u.s. had sec. marcia fudge, was in oakland with congresswoman barbara lee affordable housing developments. >> california has the worst housing crisis related fish. the largest number of he eryayl. tim: it is part of the presidents build back better
campaign out of which focuses on affordable housing construction. the housing they toured was an old college dorm now transformed into a place to house those in need. fudge says it is an example of what she would like to see happen in other places in the bay area. >> we are talking about vouchers how we do things like tiny houses and container houses. we are looking at every possible option. tim: while building and economic development are longer-term strategies, they are also working on providing more short-term relief. some of that includes more public-private partnership between the government and property developers, creating more options and less wait times. >> how we can expedite the process and cut through the red tape and the bureaucracy, and make it happen. tim: because despite all housing problems, fudge says the solutions being implemented here in the bay area are leading the
way. >> it is certainly an inspiration for me. i will make it an inspiration for me. [laughter] [crowd cheering] tim: tim johns, abc 7 news. larry: coming up, food through the generations and this ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪ alright, here we go, miller in motion. wha — wait, wait, is that a... baby on the field?? it looks like it, craig. and the defensive linemen are playing peek-a-boo. i've never seen anything like that before. harris now appears to be burping the baby. that's a great moment right there. the ref going to the rule book here. what, wait a minute! harris is off to the races!
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space race contenders are being criticized by british royalty. a day after jeff bezos sent hollywood start william shatner into space, prince william said in an interview that the world's greatest minds should focus on saving this planet, not leaving it. the duke of cambridge is not the only one who has criticized space travel. committee" and on brian and senator elizabeth warren have also spoken out about the world's richest man using their wealth to fund the space tourism race. what he think, dan? dan: i get it, but you could say that about anything. first, it is theirfirst, i they can spend it the way they want. it is not mutually exclusive. many of these people are also donating and spending money on other good causes here on earth. so i don't think you can do one and not the other. also, while this is certainly allowing billionaires and wealthy people to fly into space, it is also advancing to
some degree our knowledge of space travel and expanding our ability to improve the technology, so there are some benefits that come with it as well. it is a tempest in a teapot. kristen: what do, spencer? spencer: i don't disagree with dan, but i would like to see these billionaires will get attention for this pursuit of the adventure in space -- which i think is great -- i would like to see them get attention for doing something to make life more livable here on earth. i am sure many billionaires are doing that quietly. i would like to see more attention focused on that. larry: mark benioff is among them. he is involved with the ocean cleanup project, trying to push the nation to plant a trillion trees. i would like to see the push in that direction as well. kristen: not to mention how much money mckenzie scott has donated to various causes, jeff bezos' ex-wife. dan: right, this is just one sliver of how they spend their
money. larry: aright, the force is strong. a team of star wars enthusiasts build a life-size replica of luke skywalker's fighter. the crew of six siberian cosplayers it on instagram. looks more a lot more elaborate than that. unfortunately, it doesn't have the capability to take anybody to a galaxy far, far away. earlier this year the crew went viral from building a replica of the razor crest gunship from "the mandalorian." these guys are all in. they are not messing around. spencer: it looks authentic. dan: they have done a great job. i don't think it will take you around the block, much less a galaxy far far away, but really cool. spencer: it's a lot of work. kristen: i think they just put out a good demo tape for when they need to hire people for the next star wars movie. they can be the set designers.
all right, are you a fan of beer? how about she's? turns out they are favorites of humans going back a thousand years. we know this from an unusual source -- ancient, this is so larry -- ancient feces. [laughter] samples[laughter] found in underground salt mines in austria and earth fungi, used to produce blue cheese. and beer they give us a glimpse to just how sophisticated culinary practices were in iron age europe. this one has spencer written all over it. [laughter] spencer: she is attacking both of us. [laughter] i left a trace of my habits behind, or my behind's habits. [laughter] dan: wow. spencer: anyhow, she's, beer and wine all those things were enjoyed -- cheesem beer an
wine were enjoyed bill enyart ago,. larry: sounds like they had a sports set up. i wonder what sports they were enjoying. dan: pay per view. [laughter] [laughter] very early pay per view. larry: they had the concept, maybe not the technology. kristen: you know what they were having back then, larry? i'm can spice. [laughter] dan: no. larry: but we are, because it is tasty thursday. this month it is all about pumpkin spice. we are taste testing of the popular pumpkin spice options out there for you. we are doing this for you! there are a whole bunch of pumpkin patch options including pumpkin cream cold brew, called foam signature pumpkin spice latte, pumpkin spice coffee's, even some apple-cranberry flavors. they also released spooky new flavors just in time for halloween. joining us now is matt, a dunkin' donuts franchisee.
we have some samples for everybody to try. matt, everybody has a pumpkin version. what is the difference with duncan's pumpkin spice? matt: great question. thanks for having me on. we have to start with go giants, right? [laughter] it is orange, here we go. got my signature latte here. we notice the trend lately that the pumpkin used to be heavy on the spice and now it is more of a pumpkin light flavor, more of a profile like a pumpkin puree or pumpkin pie, less of the spice and more on the authentic pumpkin flavor. our pumpkin quote -- called foam, we use real pumpkin. it is tasty. dan: it is excellent, actually. kristen: this is the pumpkin spice latte. i like it. and which one is this?
you get two lairs of taste. two different flavors which combines nicely. matt: absolutely. we just released that yesterday, our new peanut butter cup mike gatto with our rainforest alliance satisfied as -- certified espresso beans. it's like you are sipping on a peanut butter cup. it is delicious. . the kids get halloween and we get this. [laughter] dan: you can really taste the espresso beans in there. kristen: and you guys have doughnuts and muffins? matt: we do. for halloween, we have our very spooky spider doughnut. dan: i love that. matt: along with our apple cider doughnut in our pumpkin doughnuts. we have through the rest of the season here and they are fantastic. i try to taste test one or two a day just to keep up, quality assurance. it is an important job. someone's got to do it.
dan: it is the sacrifice you make for the good of. matt:. matt: the customer you are welcome. kristen: the apple cider one is so good! spencer i know you don't eat a lot of sweets, but this is really good. spencer: and this is my favorite drink too. really good. larry: so how long will all of these flavors be available? any and it down a little more? matt: yeah. we will have them through the end of the year. all the way through the end of december. pumpkin, people -- i am one of them -- just go crazy over it. it is one of those things that we can't have early enough and we can't keep it long enough. so we will have it through the end of december. and i will be drinking them through the end of december. kristen: i have to be honest. i am a bit of a coffee snob. i think dunkin'has great coffee. people think of it for the doughnuts, but it is absolutely really good and much better than a national chain out there whose name we shall not say. [laughter] matt: i would never make reference to that, but you are
absolutely right. it is funny, dunkin'on the east coast is really known for the coffee. on the west coast, it is part of the name we changed our name from dunkin' donuts to dunkin'. we sell more coffee than doughnuts. we have regulars who come in every day. dan: on the east coast it is famous for the coffee, dunkin'. matt: yes. larry: i spent six years back east and the dunkin'kept me alive, ok? [laughter] awake and alive. matt: we hear that a lot. dan: all those many nights, larry. larry: think so much, matt. dan: thanks. ever wonder how san francisco became the greenest big city in america? just ask the employee owners of recology. we built the recycling system from the ground up, helping san francisco become the first city in the country
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i can tell by the length of his tail. cornell fish he has been removing rattlesnakes from properties for over 30 years. he thought he had seen everything until easily when a homeowner called after spotting a snake going underneath her mountainside home. this trip called for the labs. >> they are snake gloves so this makes can't bite through them. because at this point they are dangerous. they are not even there a minute before i find my first rattlesnake. cornell: the count multiplied, reaching 50 and higher. >> 92 rattlesnakes underneath her house. i was tickled pink. i wish that happened everyday to me. cornell: he needed a bigger bucket to remove all the baby rattlesnakes found inside that house. >> nearly 100 rattlesnakes found in one location. almost unheard of and, now says the drought has a lot to do with it. by the way, don't try this at home. >> the drought will cause
them to go to areas where you water and take care of things. cornell: as for other rattlesnakes. >> we will let them go early this week. cornell: they will be released into approval sonoma county. he doesn't expect to find 100 snakes at once again, but he has high hopes. >> as long as i have enough containers to put them in, i will do it all day long. cornell: cornell barnard, abc 7 news. larry: wow. got the rattle right here. 91 of them. spencer: a brave man. kristen: even cornell is brave. ok? larry: this sets up the obvious. speaking of snakes in the grass, spencer christiana, the dodgers are here. [laughter] nguyen spencer: i was going to say but no thanks
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