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[ cheers and applause >> seth: i want to thank amanda seyfried, rebecca ferguson, harper miles, nya and nasia thomas and the band from "caroline, or change." for tickets, please visit roundabouttheater.org. i want to thank atom willard and the 8g band. stay safe, get vaccinated. we love you. ♪ right now at 11:00, covid shots for kids could begin next week. >> we have multiple clinics set up partnering with schools.
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>> reporter: plans are moving forward after the day's sigs with an fda panel. what you need to know if you want to get your children vaccinated asap. also, a decision tonight that may be a game changer. and you could go skiing this weekend. at least one bay area ski location is opening early. good evening. you could be making an appointment for your kids' covid shots next week. a unanimous all clear for the pfizer vaccine for 5 to 11-year-olds. it is a major step forward to inoculate 28 million children in the united states. here's what happens next. i must be officially signed off on by the fda. then it is up to the cdc to
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consider the vaccine. the panel meets a week from today. if that panel recommends the vaccine, it will be up to the cdc director to give the final approval. that is when vaccines will be shipped out and that's when kids can get their shots. we're talking the time line, maybe a couple weeks, tops. >> reporter: well, bay area health officials are waiting for federal authorizations, they are not waiting to plan the pediatric vaccine rollout. many pop-up clinics are ready to go. this clinic in san rafael will be used for kids. >> we are already coordinating with the county to both help participate in some of the larger vaccination days and then we will as soon as we get our supplies, start to do it just as a part of the normal office day. >> reporter: marin community clinic pediatrician says she's hearing from parents. >> yes. there's been a lot of questions
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from both sides. >> reporter: the fda advisory panel today is just the first step. she said her staff will message parents as soon as her office is ready to accept appointments. the child sized zoes about a third of what is given to adults. bay area counties won't use vaccine on hand. they are waiting for delivery from the state. >> we fully anticipate that we will see demand. we know initially these vaccines will be packagd differently, a different color of vial. >> reporter: in an email they said they expect to receive the first supplies for the vaccines the first week of november. supplies may be limited at first but we're confident we'll be able to vaccinate all children ages 5 to 11 before the end of the year. >> we're excited to vaccinate our 11-year-old as soon as we're able to. >> reporter: dr. matt willis plans to have his child
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vaccinated and says parents will have lots of options. >> we have 12 clinics already scheduled for the month of november and our pharmacies, our health care providers. >> reporter: jean elle. nbc bay area news. >> what about the other health care providers? when will they be ready? we've been busy asking questions. stanford health care said it is pressing and waiting on that guidance from the cdc on when it can start vaccinating children. as jean mentioned, kaiser plans to receive its first supplies the first week of november. as for booking appointments, you'll be to have a little patient. you may be able to do it in early november. stay tuned for that. as far as pharmacies go, we went online. so far it looks like you can't book any appointments at walgreens or cvs but they did say, we've played a prominent role. we are prepared to expand
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vaccine eligibility to ages 5 to 11 as soon as authorized to do so by public health agencies. that being said, many parents won't be rushing to book appointments. in a reason study by the kaiser foundation, 6 in 10 parent said they would wait and see or they wouldn't vaccinate their children at all. we talked to a pediatrician who said not only is it safe. it is the key to preventing future strains. >> we want as much insurance as possible to continue to protect them. apart from that, kids are the vector of virus at home and of course, having a kid infected in school is no small potatoes. it is really tough to keep kids in the classroom. >> all right. thank you. it's a lot of information to digest. if you have questions about the covid vaccine for kids, we can help you.
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go to nbcbayarea.com. click covid bay area vaccine and kids on the trending bar. okay, late tonight. progress on keeping the a's in oakland. the alameda board of supervisors with the key vote signaling support for the ballpark project. fans are celebrating but there are a lot more games to be played here before we can declare a win. what does this mean? >> this is a necessary step. you may say, putting the train back on the track. the vote tonight is a nonbinding agreement. but it does signal to local officials to support keeping the team rooted in oakland. >> reporter: after back and forth for months, the alameda county soup survivors with a yes vote clearing the path for a water front ballpark for the a's. >> so the land will become useful and it will create jobs
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which are really important during the pandemic. >> reporter: the yes vote means money for the a's. the county intents to contribute some of the future tax revenue it will receive for the project to help pay for affordable housing, parks and other infrastructure at the site. it will happen over a 45-year period. discussion and public comment tonight stretching for hours. >> if this project doesn't go through, it is one of the biggest missed opportunities for the city in its history. when it first started, the a's were saying no public funds were needed. why now through the last few months are we all discussing public funds for anything the a's may need? >> reporter: earlier the mayor pointing out the revenue the county would give -- >> we're not asking you to be in the sports business but in the affordable housing and public parks business. >> reporter: after the vote, the mayor tweeting, tonight makes it clear it is important to major
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league baseball. we are all in to keep our beloved athletics in oakland. >> reporter: so what is next? this is nonbinding. it is not a legal contract and they can step away not the. mayor schaaf said the city homes to have a final environmental impact by the end of the year and plan to work as swiftly as possible with the city council. >> okay. thank you. check this out. new video from the sierra and an update that may have you rethinking your week plans. thanks to our storm, the newly reopened pallisades resort is opening friday. jeff, it's not even november. we're not even at halloween and we have snow. enough snow to go skiing. >> yeah. so unusual. the ski resorts are taking advantage of the fact that these wildfires, the fire danger is gone at least for right k at ho stackup. our weekend storm system from
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the snow lab, 33.1 inches. the october total is 47.7 inches. so this is the snoiest october on record. mt. rose, 42 inches, pallisades, 36 inches. where do we go from here? we've got two different storm systems next week. they look a little on the warmer side. as we roll through next monday and tuesday you can see a little snow there. then as we hit next thursday and friday, we'll get another shot at maybe some snowfall there. only one to four inches next week but possibly by november 7th through the 12th, we could see another one to two feet of snow. so right now, november is looking good for us as we look ahead to the rain and snow chances. >> okay. thank you. even with that rain long gone, thousands are struggling with power outages. this is new video this evening.
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some homes and businesses, yeah, still dark. lots of people went more than 48 hours without power so far. >> we all work from home. so i was trying to use an ipad with a cellular connection to do zoom calls. really tough. >> we were having to turn people away that we would like to feed for lunch and dinner this evening. >> we did just get an update from pg&e. they said 99% of customers who were hit by the storm should have their power back on but some 5,000 people are still waiting. crews will be working through the night to try to finish that job. some people in orrinda were hit tonight. the since the canceled tonight's meeting. the road has been closed ever since. pg&e crews are working to remove a tree and fix lines tlext do not expect to have power
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restored in this particular area until morning. police are hoping to open the road hopefully around midnight. okay. it took jurors just over two days to decide the fate of contra costa county sheriff's deputy andrew hall. hall shot and killed a 33-year-old newark man three years ago. cheryl hurd has more. >> reporter: the family leaving the courthouse in silence after a jury found him guilty of assault with a deadly weapon in connection with the 2018 shooting of vladimir arboleda. the jury deadlocked on the more serious charge. >> you would think they would also agree on the volunteer manslaughter charge. however, the jury was unable to do that. >> reporter: the family disappointed with the decision. >> obviously it is a really sad day for andrew hall, in my
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opinion. this is unwarranted. >> reporter: late this evening, the contra costa sheriff releasing a statement saying he wished the jury had returned a not guilty verdict on all counts. he went on to say, he urges d.a. becton not to retry the case. the shooting happened in november 2018. the video you're about to see is graphic. arboleda leading police on a slow speed chase through danville. he was trying to pull between two cars when hall shot him nine times, killing him. a sheriff's investigation cleared hall of any wrongdoing. in a move that surprised a lot of people, the d.a.'s office later decided to charge him. >> there is really no one in our community above the law. and when someone breaks the law, we will take it seriously. >> reporter: the family isn't the only one looking for justice. in march this year, hall shot
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and killed terrell wilson. wilson had a knife. hall called it self-defense. that case is under investigation. as for the arboleda case, hall will be sentenced in january. in martinez, cheryl hurd. nbc bay area news. in the east bay, an in and out has been shut down. the health department has cited and fined them for not verifying the indoor diners were vaccinated as is required. the health department just suspended the food permit. this is not the first beef in and out has had with health leaders. they have taken the same defiant stand for not taking a permit for outdoor dining only. they continued serving diners indoors. >> releasing more about
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facebook's approach to vaccine misinformation. and it could be a game changer. the important development in breast cancer research. >> and rain is moving out for now. we'll talk about the warmer temperatures on the way tomorrow. plus new at 11:00, animal shelter employees cited for animal
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cruelty and neglect. the pets in need animal shelter after the deaths of seven puppies. in early august, the employees picked up the pit bull labrador puppies along with 20 other dogs. the employee allegedly didn't give the animals any water. on top of that, the van was not air conditioned. when they reached palo alto, the puppies couldn't be revived. it is unclear if the three people are still employed by pets in need. on the website the nonprofit has a statement saying this is a tragic incident that has saddened the entire pets in need family. we recognize the trust placed in pets in need by our donors, staff, volunteers and supporters and appreciate the community's support during these very challenging times. ? more revelations from the so-called facebook papers. thousands of internal documents released by a whistleblower to congress. each day, new details are emerging from those papers.
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according to the documents, facebook researchers found a way to limit vaccine misinformation. it involves tweaking what posts showed up in users' feed. i know stead of act go right away, facebook took a full month to implement the change. they are often a hot bed for anti-vaccine messaging. researchers suggested disableding comments but that was ignored. other comments highlighted in the papers. facebook's role in the january 6th riot of the capitol and the negative effect instagram can have on teens' body image. the ugly truth says to make money, facebook needs to keep people on the site as long as possible. the best way she told me this evening to do that is to spark emotions. >> unfortunately, misinformation conspiracies, hate speech, all of these fall under the category
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of motive. they simulate emotion in people. that's why facebook algorithm prioritize them. >> the company won't risk losing its audience. tonight an important development in the treatment of triple negative breast cancer which remains the most challenging to treat. researchers have taken a first step to prevent that cancer. it is the most aggressive and lethal form of breast cancer. triple negative has none of the biological characteristics that typically respond to hormonal and targeted therapies. >> if we could prevent 12 to 15% of breast cancer and the most deadly time of breast cancer, it would be a major step. >> now that vaccine is still ten years in the making. the study will involve 18 to 24 patients with early stage triple negative breast cancer. nurses raised the alarm for
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what they're calling dangerous conditions in a south bay hospital. they marched outside regional medical center in san jose. the nurses say they're short staffed and it is putting patients at risk. this comes after an investigative reporter stated similar concerns at another hospital. they are impacted by a national nursing shortage. the nurses we spoke to say they don't agree with that. >> some nurses are being mandated to stay past their eight-hour shifts as in you cannot leave. you must stay which impacts patient safety. >> it is always a danger. the patients we care for are one step away from the icu. >> the spokesperson said that regional is doing more recruiting and has put more than $6 million into additional benefits for nurses. bay area renters' new numbers just released a national report. while most big cities on the west coast are starting to see
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rents jump back to pre pandemic levels, the bay area rents are rising at a slower rent. the bad news here, the rental is still high. new york tops the list at $3,100 a month for one bedroom. san francisco come in at a close second. san jose at 2300 and oakland ranked ninth at $2,000 a month. right? painful just to see it. let's talk about the rest of the week. we have a little break. >> the high pressure is building in. we needed the rainfall so bad. we got the historic storm system. all the damage with it. and while that break is coming in, we have this area of high pressure coming in as we head through the next three days. the warm temperatures are up. i'm seeing a four the seven-degree warm-up. let's get you ready to go as we
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head through your wednesday morning forecast. we'll start off with some areas of patchy fog and a little cloud cover mixing in. down to 54 in the tri-valley. the south bay at 56. and at that are very similar here to the east bay, san francisco and the north bay. so you don't need the umbrella but definitely take that jacket with you. as we move through the day, the temperatures warming up. i think it will be noticeable. instead of the 60s, we are back. yes. you can see it here. it will put us at 71 in cupertino. just a little breeze out of the northwest at 11. and again, a lot of sunshine. some of the most sunshine we've seen when i think about it in over a week. so tomorrow will be a day to enjoy. livermore, fun degrees. some low 70s toward palo alto and then up toward san mateo. my forecast in san francisco also has it going up a few
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degrees. let's move to the north bay. a lot of storm damage here. some of the creeks running very high. it will be a good day if you have that storm clean-up to get to. we are looking at rainfall chances. it doesn't look like anything close to what we went through. by next monday and tuesday, a quarter to a half inch of rainfall, down to the south bay. as we get closer, we'll update out any changes we see. in the seven-day forecast, we are looking dry all the way through halloween on sunday. 63 in san francisco and the rain chances early next week and through the inland valleys. there it is. it looks so good. the sun and low 70s coming the next couple days and 67 as we roll through halloween. so i know a lot of the kids have plans. but the adults, the parties that
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everybody has, we're going to be doing good for the kids and the adults. >> i just pick up all my halloween candy. >> do you have a costume? >> i don't have any halloween plans yet. >> oh, no! a look at the new technology that could make boarding passes a thing of the past. and we have jimmy. >> hey, everyone, drew barrymore is here! yes! well, the theranos trial continued today. today she defended herself from accusations of fraud. those interviews showed holmes showing her authority in the country. prosecutors say she was
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just in time for the holiday rush, a major airline is rolling out facial recognition. for delta airlines in atlantic and detroit. passengers who sign up for the program use biometric scanners instead of i.d. for boarding passes. they just need delta's mobile app. privacy? it doesn't store any pictures.
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>> all we do is, this kiosk takes your photo. it matches it with what they have based on your passport information. >> tsa says the scans are faster and month accurate than checking i.d.'s. they plan to use it at l.a.x. as well. new at 11:00, a judge -- southwest is a federal contractor and subject to president biden's mandate that requires staff be vaccinated against covid-19. now, the pilots unit argued the airline violated the labor act by changing work and pay rules without negotiating with the union. the judge said requiring southwest employees to be vaccinated did not appear to violate the collective bargaining agreement. so all staff must be fully vaccinated by december 8th. the expected price tag for b.a.r.t.'s extension into san jose will doubled in size.
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federal officials now expect adding four stations will cost as much as $9 billion. that's more than $4 billion more than the initial estimate. the transportation leaders say they want to keep cost much lower and the number reflects potential labor and supply cost increases. they now have two years to hire contractors and come up with that final price tag. okay. the warriors look to stay perfect this coming into tonight's game, the warriors are one of three undefeated teams in the new nba season. the warriors in oklahoma city trying to stay perfect. they started out a little slow
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but got better and better as the game wore on. steph curry led the day as the warriors beat the thunder, yay, 106-98. they are now 4-0. the season, this season, the warriors will be back home thursday to host memphis. not just the warriors off to a hot start. the sharks are also playing really well, bying four of five games. the world series now underway. game one in tonight's houston. battling it out for the championship. the first batter of the game hit a home run for atlanta. the braves go on to win 6-2 and lead the best-of-seven series 1-0. we're back in a moment. marin c.
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when he was in kindergarten -- he had leukemia and was not able to get the standard vaccination. at the time marin had a reputation to be anti-vax. his story led lawmakers to pass a law which makes it so parents can't claim a personal belief vaccination exemption. >> it's not just for the 200,000 people. it is for the entire state and keeping a lot more people safe. >> look at the change. today marin county is the most
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highly vaccinated country in california standing at 93%. that will do it for us. thank you for being with us. i'll see you tomorrow. bye-bye. breaking news tonight. the key fda panel voting to recommend pfizer's covid vaccine for children fda advisers backing smaller doses of pfizer's vaccine for kids 5 to 11, saying the benefits outweigh the risks. a major step in the push to vaccinate some 28 million children. how soon could shots go into arms and the top concerns among parents. what you need to know. also tonight, the season's first nor'easter slamming the east coast flash flood watches up for 28 million people. high water stranding a woman in a car and powerful winds states of emergency in new york and new jersey al roker is tracking it the big test for president biden campaigning in virginia, where the
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governor's race is in a dead heat. it comes as democrats scramble to reach a deal on his spending plans this week. what they're still divided over the first image of alec baldwin on the set of his movie before that deadly shooting the questions mounting were red flags about safety ignored the growing concerns about the queen's health the major event she just dropped out of. the future of travel your first look at the new technology that could make boarding passes a thing of the past and honor your hometown the video competition inspiring america. >> announcer: this is "nbc nightly news" with lester holt good evening there is breaking news as we come on the air. an fda advisory panel has just recommended approval of pfizer covid vaccine shots for children ages 5 to 11 the recommendation, if adopted by the fda and cdc, would make some 28 million young kids eligible for vaccinations an unprotected group

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