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latest mass shooting. this happened last night inside fedex facility. they have that area roped off as investigators continue to try to figure out what happened here last night and certainly still a morning where the city is still mourning. at least eight people died before police say a gunman turned the gun on himself. another six people are injured, four now in the hospital. president biden has already been briefed on that the shooing. one eyewitness this morning telling the "today" show about what he saw. >> i'm sitting on a bench and so i stand up. i see a man, a hooded figure. i was unable to see his face in detail. however, the man did have an ar in his hand, and he started shouting and then he started firing at random directions. >> scary scene out there. so far, police are not saying if
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the gunman worked at the facility and not identified him or even talking about any possible motives. right now we want to turn to new developments on the pandemic this morning and a push to vaccinate. covid restrictions are starting to ease as a result of fewer cases and you'll see proof that this weekend in san francisco with the return of live events and more dining options. >> we have live team coverage this morning including the major announcement from pfizer on the likelihood of more shots down the road. we start today with "today in the bay's" sharon katsuda live in san francisco. good morning, sharon. >> reporter: good morning, cierra and marcus. you can go to these live event even the indoor event but you have to show proof that you're fully vaccinated or you can show proof of a recent negative covid test. "the chronicle" says new reopening guidelines include live events can operate indoors
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where 100% capacity in the vaccinated participant area. outdoor 50% if covid vaccination or negative covid test. indoor dining can open past 11:00 p.m. but maximum six people per table. private receptions with capacity limitations, indoor conventions with social distancing and masks. it looks like all the reopenings are affecting the unemployment rate. california reports 69,000 were unemployed for the week of april 10th compared to more than 600,000 at this time last year. yesterday the california legislature passed a bill requiring some businesses such as hotels and convention centers to reho were laid off during the pandemic, so governor newsom has not said whether he will sign the bill but the vetocy similar bill last year saying it was overbroad.
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we will see more people enjoying opportunities to enjoy this warm weather. reporting live in san francisco, sharon katsuda, for "today in the bay." >> thank you, sharon. "today in the bay's" tracie potts continues our coverage in washington this morning. tracie, pfizer's ceo revealing new information everyone may want to start planning for. >> exactly. it looks like instead of one or two, you may have to end up getting three shots before the next year to be fully protected. also, we know some people getting the vaccine are also getting the virus not completely unexpected. they never said these shots were 100% effective, even though now it looks like you may need to get a third dose. get ready for a third pfizer shot. >> there will likely be a need for a third dose somewhere between 6 and 12 months and from there an annual revaccination. >> reporter: moderna is working on a booster that may be
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combined with the flu vaccine. the white house says even with johnson & johnson's one-dose vaccine on hold, there's plenty available. >> because we are overprepared and oversupplied, we remain confident in that. >> reporter: the nation's top health experts in a testy exchange on capitol hill about the impact of the pandemic. >> what measures have to be attained before americans get their first amendment liberties back? >> we're not talking about liberties. we're talking about a pandemic that has killed 560,000 americans. >> the only way we're going to get out of this especially with this increase in variants, sir, is to get people vaccinated. >> reporter: but the cdc reports 5,800 people, a small fraction, who got vaccinated, later got covid. >> i was in bed very sick, just sleeping all day. i had to cancel all my work phone calls. >> they're going to have mild illness, maybe moderate illness and should be able to recover at home.
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>> reporter: that's far better protection than the flu shot, but still worrisome for a nation where most adults are still unprotected. tracie potts, nbc news. here's more on what tracie was just mentioning. those so-called breakthrough cases where fully vaccinated people become infected. california is doing its own tracking for that. we know that it's happened to a small fraction of people vaccinated in the bay area as well. in the east bay, yesterday, governor newsom said he's still waiting for statewide data which he'll make public as soon as available. >> "the washington post" says 38 states are now seeing more hospitalizations. california not believed to be among them. the current u.s. hospitalizations are above 47,000, the most in more than a month. nearly 126 million americans have received at least one vaccine dose, about 20% of the population and for a fifth night
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here in minneapolis protesters gathered outside the brooklyn center police department demanding justice for daunte wright, gathered hours after the hearing from the former police officer now charged in the death. wright's family wants accountability. that hearing for former brooklyn center officer kim potter was held behind closed doors, the 26-year veteran of the force is charged with second-degree manslaughter. when it happened, potter said that she mistook her gun for a taser. and new details in chicago, where emotions are also running high, new body camera footage shows the police shooting of 13-year-old adam toledo last month. officers were chasing toledo along with an adult suspect after calls of shots fired nearby. still frames of that video show the teenager raising his hands at the time he was shot with no weapon in his hands. it's still not clear if he was
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ever carrying a gun but police say they did recover a weapon behind a nearby fence. san francisco demonstrators responding to recent deadly police shootings, hundreds rallied last night in the city's mission district calling for an end. the protest was held in part in support of a man recently killed in daly city named roger allen. he died after investigators say he was sitting in his truck holding a fake gun. his sister took part last night. >> that was my only brother. my mom passed away seven years ago, my sister passed away two years after my mom died so now it's just me. i never want my brother to be no hashtag. >> organizers are so angry calling for abolishing the police and even the u.s. justice system. for the black community both shootings are reopening wounds they say never seem to heal. we want to talk about these events, we talked about them during our last night episode of "race in america: the conversation." we also discuss the anger and
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fear still palpable in the asian-american community right here in the bay area. if you missed that episode, watch the entire thing on our website, just go to nbcbayarea.com/raceinamerica. we do have a follow-up as expected, state regulators are ordering pg&e to take more action to boost wildfire safety. yesterday they gave the utility about one month to submit new action plan for clearing high-risk areas especially those areas that are really sitting too close to power lines. a watchdog agency really determined -- recently determined pg&e is falling short in its promises to deliver as part of a continuation to emerge from bankruptcy. pg&e has said it already improved its tree trimming program. if it cannot make the required changes, regulators may move to revoke pg&e's operating license. new this morning, it's getting easier to book your stay in one of california's state parks. according to sf gate, starting this week, the state is sharing
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its camping reservation data with hipcamp, a san francisco-based app and website, it allows campers to see booking cancellations in real time making it easier for people to fill those spots. and if you're still looking for weekend plans, all national parks are free tomorrow to celebrate the first day of national park week. we've been talking about the weekend temperatures for you. kari, you mentioned like summer-like temperatures. i'm here for right now. as long as they don't stick around for a long time, i'm pretty happy about it. >> yes, you know, springtime it's nice every now and then to get a little bit of a warmup. we just don't want it to stay and then suddenly it's summer. it is hard to find the camping reservations and you may want to make sure that you call ahead and get those reservations for muir woods this weekend. the weather is going to be perfect. take a look at our highs, a little cool today, upper 50s, but tomorrow, that's nice for the free day, and 65 degrees, and then on sunday, we're in the
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upper 60s there, and around the bay area today, of course we just have to make it through our work day and our temperatures will reach into the mid-70s in livermore this afternoon. we'll talk about the weekend coming up. vianey, what's going on now for the morning commute? >> you know, not a lot, which is good. covering traffic that's what you want to hear because that means that the traffic incident reports are quiet and that's exactly what i'm seeing. speed sensors from the north bay down to the south bay, moving along quite nicely. bridge drive times westbound 80 towards the bay bridge about seven minutes. westbound 92 toward the san mateo bridge 12 minutes and the metering lights usually turn on at 5:25/5:30. we'll see if those get turned on today. it could be a friday light commute. back to you. get ready to ride the roller coasters again. still ahead on "today in the bay," the new theme park reopenings across the state and a mad dash happening to buy tickets. plus a new way to see our
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changing earth over the years. it's very cool. stick around for that. plus -- >> 2-1 pitch, fly ball left center field. whoa! >> fans back in the stands, this happens. one dodger fan has a cheesy moment with a home run hits home straight to his nacho plate. yep. what he's saying about that incident moments after it all happened, and why the team had his back, and front for that matter. we'll be right back.
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happy friday. if you're lucky enough to be going to tahoe this weekend, let's check out squaw valley and alpine meadows. it's in the 50s for today and tomorrow, clear road conditions, sunshine. it's going to be perfect. we'll talk about what the bay area can expect coming up in a few minutes. >> that's good to hear. clear roads in the bay area been east bay drive times northbound 808 from marina boulevard to broadway 9 minutes. i'll have another look at your full traffic report coming up in a few minutes. well, good morning and a very happy friday to you as well. the market is going to start at new records once again this dow will start above the 34,000 level for the first time ever. it's been good news after good news. as far as the latest company earnings reports go, they're
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very strong. dow opens at 34,035, s&p 500 also at a record up better than 1% yesterday alone. we got the latest numbers on retail sales, showing americans are spending a lot, part of that is no doubt the stimulus checks, spending up almost 10% from the previous month. that almost never happens. we spend most of our money on sporting goods, food and clothes. mercedes-benz is showing off its tesla killer and it's a potent weapon. it is the new 2022 eqs and it has a digital dashboard that spans the entire front of the car. even passenger gets his her own panel. 0 to 60 in four seconds. this has the equivalent of eight desktops running in its systems and you can feel good about driving electric as we see what's happening to earth.
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google earth allows you to time lapse anywhere in the world so i picked a few cold weather places like greenland, and mendenhall glacier in alaska. google used 24 million photographs dating back to 1984. the time lapse of san francisco isn't quite as dramatic, but you can see the city filling in there. google says it's processed 20 million gigabytes of pictures making the movies the biggest single movie ever made. you can zoom in on anywhere, on your own house and watch the time change over the years but i will warn you and i tried to do this at home. you need a really, really fast connection and a powerful computer to get it done. most of mine are still, like wait, what do you want to do? >> it's cool to see, you were showing the little lip leaning in like wow. that's pretty cool.
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>> it's really neat. eight really cool. >> thanks, scott. regal theaters will show nor movies in the bay area. in dublin it began a phased reopening april 2nd and today reopen more theater around the country with "mortal kombat." are you dreaded another zoom meeting? >> zoom fatigue is real and stanford researchers say it's worse for women. 14% of women surveyed find video conference calls exhausting compared to 6% of men. researchers say one of the biggest reasons women tend to be more self-focused on how they are appearing during the conversations compared with men. >> i just think women pay more attention. men drift off every now and then. speaking of drifting off, look at this, one fan at dodgers stadium wednesday night paid the ultimate baseball price for a home run. look at that. dodgers star justin turner belted that home to left center
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field, but the fan who ended up with it also ended up wearing those cha chos with all the cheese on his coat. he's happy, splashed down into the plate and with his snack and perhaps his clothes, both ruined but hey he got the ball but he got a new long sleeve shirt from the team and you know what? a heck of a story to tell all of his friends. >> i think it looks cool, right? i tell my friends i'm never going to wash this sweater. it's no big deal. they were kind enough to give me a sweat shirt so i'm thankful for that. >> keep it outside because it will smell sooner or later. not only that, but turn he were sent him another order of nachos, thank you. hopefully he shared it with the come sitting next to him or maybe he ate it all to himself. >> $40 of nachos at a game? i'd be upset. >> when you're sitting in that section and you catch the ball, it's like you know what? it's whatever. >> i guess. >> we can dry clean this later.
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take me out to the ball game today, kari. i guess if there was a game we could go. >> we have the a's going on this evening and i would advise he would wash that, because that will start to smell after a while. let's get you out for a hike today in the north bay. beautiful weather, we're starting out nice and cool, and we will see a few clouds here and there for the start of the morning, temperatures in the low 40s. i probably would wait until about 11:00/12:00 when our temperature also feel more comfortable. we're headed into the upper 60s and low 70s today and a nice little light breeze picking up and a lot of us still home schooling and looking for those chances to get out and let the kids run around in the backyard. martinez we'll have a cool start to the morning and then reaching about 70 degrees at 3:00 today. so it's going to be a great day for those outdoor activities and the south bay our high temperature in gilroy will reach up to 72 degrees. we'll see low 70s in downtown
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san jose but it could be as warm as 77 in antioch today, while oakland will reach into the mid-60s and along the coast it's still cool. we have upper 50s in half moon bay if you're planning to make it a beach day. san francisco reaching 60 in the mission district and our north bay high also reach into the low 70s. sonoma today reaching 73 degrees. so we're still all dry through this forecast, high pressure not going anywhere. and it's going to ramp up our temperatures, but we will have a cooldown as the low passes to the north by early next week. we have a lot of up and down in our temperatures. today it's still mild but look at the weekend forecast, inland valleys and some of our spots inland will reach into the mid 80s but then cooler as we head toward next tuesday. we'll be watching out for a few more clouds. vianey, how is the roads, how is that moving right now for the commute? >> pretty good. down through the south bay we've got no issues. even along 880, which usually starts to get busy around this time, but i do have an advisory
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from the chp and that's for the benicia bridge, a high wind advisory in effect so if that's a part of your morning commute, keep that in mind. aside from that, we have no major accidents to report, so let's get a quick look at how the tri-valley drive times are doing. we've got westbound 580 from grant line road to 680, which starts to get busy around 6:00 a.m. if you get out now you'll beat any sort of traffic through there. 22 minutes southbound 680 from 580 to vargas road about ten minutes. back to you. >> all right. next on "today in the bay," "nbc bay area responds." >> we have two cases worth two grand and two happy viewers. i'm consumer investigator chris chmura. "nbc bay area responds" next. but first, the team always on social media. kari met somebody famous. who is that? oh, okay, it's a cutout of dr. fauci but nevertheless pretty cool. kari said she was able to get her first covid vaccine shot yesterday, congratulations,
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888-996-tips. have a great weekend. >> you, too, chris. universal studios hollywood will reopen today. the park opened for season pass holders yesterday and will open for the general public today according to park officials. most rides will be operational but some of those attractions will remain closed to comply with covid-19 health restrictions. face coverings will be required for all visitors, physical distancing measures will be in place. only in-state residents will be permitted. we should note that universal is owned by our parent company, nbc universal. of course waiting if line is usually part of the disneyland experience and magic kingdom lovers got a taste when they tried to buy tickets for the park's reopening. disneyland is letting back visitors at the end of the month and tickets are in high demand, reporting some people had to wait hours for a chance in line only to be turned away. the new reservation system eventually sold out. once you go, make sure you bring your mask and expect social
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distancing. here's a question, is all of this pandemic stuff leaving you with the desire to return to a time where things were a little simpler? >> so true. researchers say we're feeling down we tend to become more nostalgic. >> to a certain extent there's always the appetite for nostalgia that people experience things from their past, their youth, whether it's music or movies, and those are the things that they sort of latch onto that they have special memories about. >> this has you intrigued? if you want to find out more, check out lx, it's on 11-15 over the air, channel 185 on xfinity cable or any time on lx.com. 5:27. next a covid curveball is being thrown at some bay area little leaguer. what they're being asked to do that they're not even eligible for right now.
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plus looking to help you make it in the bay, the action one city could soon take tone sure your rent doesn't rise.
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oh, daphne. let's switch. from live tv to sports on the go. felix at the finish! you can even watch your dvr from anywhere. okay, that's just showing off. you get all of this with x1. so go on, get really into your shows. you need a breath mint. xfinity. it's a way better way to watch. now at 5:30, breaking news. eight people dead along with the gunman after another mass shooting, this time indianapolis. new this morning, hear from the man who had to go into hiding. plus -- >> i had people from sacramento today that came in, walnut creek, pleasanton.
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>> the search to get precious vaccines continues. the bay area county that has openings and is already ready to give you your shot possibly today. also, the new hotline opening to report hate crimes against the asian-american community. "today in the bay" continues now. good friday morning. thanks for making us a part of your morning. i'm marcus washington. >> and i'm cierra johnson in for laura garcia. we start with that breaking news out of indianapolis, where there's been a deadly shooting inside of a fedex facility, overnight we learned that president biden was made aware of the situation, but here's what we know right now. at least eight people were killed after a gunman opened fire, police say the gunman killed himself. another six people were hurt, four were taken to the hospital and new this morning, one worker recounts when they were told about that active shooter. >> by the time we go tout obreak, about to get my cell phone, can't go to the lockers. you got to stay in the break room, active shooter. at that time, really just, it just took a while to process.
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>> reporter: police have not said if the gunman marked at the facility and the motive is unclear. fedex released a statement "our focus at this time is on the safety and well-being of our team members and cooperating with investigators." 5:31, now back to the pandemic. contra costa seems to be the place to go if you're looking to get a vaccine. "today in the bay's" bob redell is live in san ramon. i know appointments are available there. >> reporter: there are, now i couldn't find any appointments available for the diablo valley vaccination site behind me in san ramon but online i could find some in san pablo, richmond, concord and antioch. yesterday the antioch community center began opening up for shots. that site administered 150 doses yesterday and apparently there's a lot more doses to go around from that location. the antioch community center which is run by the federal, state and local agencies can now
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accommodate 500 shots a day. some on a walk-in basis. the problem according to one antioch city councilmember, a lot of people don't know about it. >> i have people from sacramento today that came in, walnut creek, pleasanton. people are trying desperately to get in on an overloaded system where they can come here and get those shots right away. >> reporter: again it's at the antioch community center. san mateo county, however, hasn't been so lucky. county supervisor dave canea says opening up eligibility statewide is creating more problems for his county. the latest blow is the pause put on the johnson & johnson vaccine. he's begging the state for help to send more doses to the peninsula. they still have a lot of demand and not enough supply. reporting live here in san ramon, bob redell, "today in the bay." >> that demand certainly has gotten greater. bob, thank you. in a few hours, another mass vaccination effort begins in the
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north bay. kaiser permanente is partnering with napa county and holding a clinic in napa beginning at 9:00 at the meritage resort and spa. you must have an appointment for the first dose. a second appointment will automatically be scheduled at the same time and location for next month. if you've received the pfizer vaccine it's looking more and more like you'll eventually need a booster shot. an extra dose will likely be necessary within 6 to 12 months. dr. john torres says it may eventually be a yearly shot, just like the flu shot. >> what we don't know at this point is whether you could switch between different types of vaccines for that booster shot but hopefully will soon. >> some experts also believe a covid vaccine booster may one day be folded into the flu shot. you can see the entire interview later on the "today" show at
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7:00 a.m. more details on california's vaccinations with access now expanding statewide, more than 16 million people have now received their first dose, while 9 million have received both shots or about 23% of the population. developing in minneapolis, both sides have now rested in the murder trial of derek chauvin. court will not be in session today, meaning closing arguments will begin on monday in the death of george floyd. yesterday chauvin informed the judge he would not take the witness stand and legal experts were not surprised. >> the biggest risk for putting derek chauvin on the stand he does the exact opposite of what you want him to do, instead of humanizing himself, he comes across as looking cold to the jury. >> prosecutors yesterday did call one rebuttal witness, a heart expert who disagreed with defense expert testimony concluding exhaust from a nearby patrol car may have factors into floyd's death. demonstrators plan to make their voices heard following
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recent deadly police shootings and the death of george floyd. the city of oakland says it is aware of a protest planned for downtown at 8:00 tonight. the city says streets, freeways and bridges may bening today, s francisco police plan to take another step to boost protections for the asian-american community. they're rolling out a new hotline specifically for people of chinese descent, allows people to more easily report crimes and include options for people who only speak cantonese or mandarin. leaders plan to talk about that today at noon. palo alto leaders are considering a new programs for those struggling to make it in the bay. one includes a rent stabilization initiative. similar efforts failed in the past due to political opposition but according to palo alto online, another sets limits on how much landlords can charge for security deposits. another idea and ordinance that prohibits housing discrimination
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based on criminal backgrounds. this week a city commissioner endorsed two housing programs including expanding relocation assistance. right now you want to get a look at our weekend weather, look at that, just a beautiful sight in san jose with the city all lit up. i am really excited for this week. the weather has been beautiful all week and i'm sure it's a lot more of the same for this weekend. >> absolutely. it's going to be a little bit warmer in some spots but let's get you ready to hit the road, and first we're going to start out in sonoma. if you're heading there, maybe packing a bag for the weekend, make sure you have something that will keep you comfortable today but keep you cool by sunday, as our temperatures reach into the mid 80s. sunshine all weekend long and it's also going to be great for hitting up the coastline, in santa cruz upper 60s today. 70 degrees tomorrow, and 76 degrees on sunday. nice cool breeze there, but how about paso robe robles upper 70
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saturday and sunday 84 degrees. it will be cool in some spots and south lake tahoe. snow further in the distance up in the mountains and temperatures at about 54 degrees tomorrow and heading into the mid-60s as we go toward the early part of next week. so overall, nice weekend weather. it will be warming up around the bay area. we'll take a look at that coming up in just a few minutes. first, vianey, we have to pay for that weekend road trip. how is it looking getting to work this morning? >> the roads are clear. you don't have to take that coffee to go. maybe you could have a second cup comfortably. so far, we've been doing pretty good. down from the south bay up through the east bay as well, a little bit of slowing, though, this is building commute, pretty normal around this time. no metering lights on yet at the bay bridge toll plaza, and a quick check of your south bay drive times, northbound 101 from highway 85 to morgan hill
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area, 1 minutes. northbound 80 from highway 101 to highway 85, seven minutes. marcus? coronavirus and the return to the classroom. still ahead on "today in the bay," the intense debate still playing out for two bay area school districts over in-person learning and new looming legal threats. in washington, president biden getting very tough with the russians, but offering an olive branch as well. we'll have the latest. also, the warrior's season-long feel-good story gets better. their hometown hero who worked so hard to get to this point coming up huge for the dubs. nbc hosting vaccination special from russell wilson to j-lo to matthew mcconhow. the celebs join president biden encouraging people to get the vaccine, airs sunday at 7:00 right here on nbc bay area. we'll be right back.
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happy friday. let's get you out the door for the commute for brentwood. you're going to start out with temperatures in the upper 40s and the weather is looking pretty good but it's still quite breezy out there. the winds come through the delta. we'll see temperatures warming up today. sunshine and our temperatures reaching into the low 70s. we'll take a look at all of our microclimates coming up in a few minutes. >> if the bridges are part of your morning commute here is a look at drive times. westbound 80 toward the bay
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bridge eight minutes. westbound 92 to the san mateo bridge 12 minutes and westbound 84 toward the dumbarton bridge 9. back to you. well, president biden will meet with the prime minister of japan today. >> scott mcgrew, most of washington's focus right now on russia. >> yes, that's right. the u.s. officially accused russia of once again interfering this time in the 2020 election. it's been amassing troops with the border of ukraine as well, and is responsible the u.s. says for the solar winds attack hack. president biden announced new sanctions on russia but also offered an olive branch. >> i was clear with president putin that we could have gone further but i chose to be proportionate. the united states is not looking to kick off an escalation and conflict with russia. we want a stable, predictable
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relationship. if russia continues to interfere with our democracy i'm prepared to take further actions to respond. >> reporter: this tougher stance comes in contrast with four years of the white house dismissing concerns. the trump white house did sanction russia but the president often downplayed russian interference. at this press conference president trump said he trusted putin's promises over the findings of the u.s. intelligence community. now one of the russian sanctions was constantine kliminik, he passed on intelligence for russia to better fine tune its interference with the election. the mueller report established it happened. the treasury established direct contact between trump's top election officials and the russian agent. notably there are no sanctions or accusations that russia bankrolled attacks on american troops in afghanistan. the report says intelligence
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agencies have "low to moderate confidence that ever happened." now, when trump was president, reporters peppered the white house with questions about that claim. the white house said the president had never been briefed on it because they had "low to moderate confidence it ever happened." now yesterday's report saying the exact same thing, the president's former press secretary got on twitter to say "i told you all that." we found this moment in our archives. >> this intelligence has not been verified, there's no consensus among the intelligence community. >> reporter: does the president wish he had been sooner? joe biden called it a dereliction of duty. >> this is a piece of intelligence information has no consensus, has not been verified to this day, has not been verified. >> we're tracking what's happening in washington of course. the president visiting with the japanese prime minister today to talk about 5g. we'll talk about that on
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twitter. find me this, @scottmcgrew. san francisco 49ers owner jed bjork reportedly throwing his support behind the drive to keep governor gavin newsom in office. he's given $100,000 to newsom's effort to battle a possible recall, despite some past friction when the niners decided to leave candlestick for a new stadium in santa clara. at the time, newsom was mayor in san francisco. we should know by the end of april if the recall gathered enough signatures for a special election. people in the north bay town of windsor wondering what the future holds for their leadership after wednesday's contentious emergency meeting surrounding sex assault allegations against may nor dominic foppoli. that might despite numerous calls to step aside, he insisted he would not. later he texted the "press democrat" he'd talk with residents thinking and praying and deciding what comes next. no one is sure if he was hinting at a change of heart.
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that was the statement provided. fremont schools may face legal action from angry parents over continued distance learning. the district weeks ago pulled the strings on keeping schools closed for the rest of the school year, citing the inability to reach agreement with teachers. "the mercury news" reports that parents attorneys this week sent a letter threatening to sue if classrooms do not reopen by april 26th. in a statement in "the merc" the superintendent said the union leaders do z not comment on a potential lawsuit but believes teachers' demands are not to blame for the stalemate. parents are also frustrated in santa rosa, the city school district superintendent tells "the press democrat" it's unlikely a full in-person return to the classroom will happen before the end of the school year. some parents are threatening to sue over the lack of urgency. three-quarters of elementary school students returned to campus in a hybrid model beginning april 1st, secondary,
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middle and high school are set to resume in-person learning two days a week starting april 26th. covid related vaccine requirements now throwing a curveball for a bay area youth baseball players hoping to realize a dream. pony league team around america including south bay's cali baseball team, they make the yearly pilgrimage to the cooperstown dream park, offers a tournament, a camp and chance to visit the hall of fame. this year the event is requiring children over 12 to be vaccinated, a problem if you're under 16 because the fda has not approved a vaccination yet. >> we have to get a vaccine even though there is not a vaccine available to us. it's unfair. we've been looking forward to the tournament. we've been working really hard. >> a letdown. you're asking us to do something we can't comply with right now. >> the event will provide a full refund for the teams that cannot go, provided they decide by
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monday. in a statement organizers say our plan is the only responsible course of action at this time to prevent the possibility of a camp shutdown and displacement of families due to covid-19. a hometown boy making good and making some noise for the golden state warriors. last night in cleveland, oakland's own juwan toscano anderson gave the dubs a boost. he scored a career high 20 points and a lot of that came when the game still was on the line. the warriors end up winning this one 119-101. trending this morning, check out this grandma stealing the show last night during the wnba draft. she was dressed up as her granddaughter, the sixth overall pick. the 21-year-old is now heading to play for the new york liberty. her grandmother is already making fans, people took to social media after seeing her
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cheer her granddaughter, one person wrote "grandma is the star of the draft. change my mind." that got us thinking, remind of us another amazing dancer. i just, she's my favorite. the dancing mom there at the warriors game, she was not messing around with those moves. she was serious. >> love that. love that. well, also trending, are you ready to rock? >> if so, motley crue is here for you. ♪ my heart, my heart, kick-start my heart ♪ >> and that's not all. the band teaming up with joan jett, and def lepard for a stadium concert series starting in june and running through the summer. there is one bay area stop planned, they'll play september 10th at oracle park in san francisco. tickets are already on sale. kari a birdie tell me we had
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you dancing with dancing grandma a few minutes ago. >> yes, the moment has passed. >> oh, bay area missed your moves. >> the producer is cheering her on. you're not going to get kari. i know kari. >> all right. let's get started this morning. taking a live look outside, as we take a look at our view in walnut creek, a great start to our friday. we are excited for the weekend. headed out for a run, bike ride. lafayette temperatures cool with low 40s but if you go a little bit later in the day, in the morning, we'll see those 58 degrees at 11:00. here's where we're headed. we'll see highs reaching up to 77 degrees in antioch. concord reaching 75, and napa today will reach 74 degrees. palo alto upper 60s, but we're
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still keeping it cool along the coast, the strong ocean breeze in san francisco as well, half moon bay and chilly at the a's game this evening. if you're making sure you're wearing something nice and warm, because our temperatures at first pitch will be in the upper 50s and dropping down to 54. we add in the wind and feels even cooler. we still have this high pressure that's going to heat us up for the weekend and going to back off and allow for storm systems to pass to our north. it will drop in cooler air. the rain is still very iffy and so we're watching this closely to see if we can at least squeeze a few raindrops out of the clouds. we'll see what happens but it will be cooler on tuesday, wednesday and thursday after a warm weekend. take a look at our inland temperatures and our tri-valley as well as napa and sonoma valleys. temperatures reaching up to 86 degrees, and then it cools off after that weekend warmup. we'll be back in the 70s before you know it. getting out the door for
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work this morning, how is the commute moving, vianey? >> it's moving. you know, we haven't really seen any big issues. starting to notice a little bit of a building commute down to the south bay but that's just kind of normal for this hour. aside from that, let's get a look at how your tri-valley drive times are doing. westbound 580 grant line road to 680 about 23 minutes. southbound 680 from 580 to value gas road about 10 minutes and westbound 8 from vallecitos road to 680 slowing down normal around the 6:00 a.m. hour about 13 minutes. normally about less than, probably 5, 7 minutes so double that now. south bay drive times northbound 101 from highway 85, 23 minutes. northbound 2080 from highway 1017 minutes and northbound 85 from highway 101 only 20 minutes. really we've had a fantastic morning when it comes to how quiet the chp traffic reports have been.
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even the bridge drive times are doing pretty good. no slowdown there is either. marcus? >> thanks. final preparations under way in the english town of windsor for prince philip's funeral. no one from the public is allowed, although the event has been scaled down because of covid-19 restrictions, many traditional elements remain with the military procession inside the castle and pallbearers with units close to prince philip. watch the funeral live on nbc bay area when it happens tomorrow morning at 6:30. there's a lot more ahead on this friday, including the price to pay for lighting up illegal fireworks. up next and all new you won't believe the thousands of dollars in fines one contra costa county resident is now facing. plus a boat left idling in the north bay waters with no one in sight. up next the latest on the search for those on board. you're watching "today in the bay."
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they discovered a 50-foot-long fishing boat yesterday sitting in the water and its motor idling. the search for the owner will continue. this morning, months after independence day someone in discovery bay is now being fined after what authorities say was a large scale show featuring more than 500 fireworks. the tab there? $26,000. contra costa county fire leaders are saying they hope this serves as an eye-opener and discourages similar incidents in the future. okay, let's be honest. are you dreading yet another zoom meeting with your co-workers? here's new proof zoom fatigue is real. stanford researchers say it's worse for women. 14% of women surveyed find video conference calls exhausting compared to 6% of men. researchers say one of the biggest reasons women tend to be more self-focused on how they are appearing during the conversations compared with men. very interesting there.
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one fan at dodgers stadium wednesday night paid the ultimate baseball price for a home run. look at that. dodgers star justin turner belted that home to left center field, but the fan who ended up with it also ended up wearing those nachos with the cheese. his snack and clothes ruined, the guy got a new long-sleeved shirt from the team and heck of a story to tell his friends. >> i think it looks cool, right? i tell my friends i'm never going to wash this sweater. it's no big deal. they were kind enough to give me a sweatshirt so i'm thankful for that. >> not only that but turner sent him another order of nachos. hopefully he shared it with the people around him. >> but he got the ball also. >> yes. quickly approaching 6:00 for you this morning. breaking news, america waking up to another mass shooting. overnight a gunman opened fire at a fedex facility in indianapolis killing eight
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people and finally taking his own life. this morning another city? the nation in mourning and asking why. coming up the latest on the victims and the massive investigation that's unfolding. back home in the bay area for many it's another day of hunting for those coveted vaccine appointments. lots of places this morning booking solid. we're helping you find the shots all hour as the likelihood grows for a booster shot in the near future. plus a warm spring weekend is ahead and in san francisco another reason to celebrate with easing restrictions, expected to bring folks out and all good news for the bottom line. we'll have a live report on the bay area's new signs of normalcy. the third hour of "today in the bay" continues right now. good friday morning. i'm cierra johnson in for laura garcia. >> aim emarcus washington. a check of your forecast and commute in eight minutes. first breaking news out of indianapolis and a live look at the scene of america's latest mass shooting.

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