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what's in store for tomorrow and two more chances. >> you can download our app and get minute by minute updates and see when the storm will be in your neighborhood. okay, it's maskless monday. marin county became the first in the bay area to lift its indoor mask mandate. masks are still required if you're not fully vaccinated. and you'll still need to mask up at schools, hospitals and public transit. most people don't appear ready to ditch the mask. >> old habits diehard here in sausalito. if you want to go shopping inside this molly stone's grocery store, you don't need one of these, hough, most of the people we see going in today are still wearing their masks. many say it's about time. >> i'm happy, yeah. i can't wait to throw this thing
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on the ground. can't wait. >> reporter: and some think it's too soon. >> i'm still keeping my mask. >> reporter: why do you want to keep it? >> to be safe and keep my family safe. >> reporter: today marin county allowed vaccinated people to ditch the mask in most places. unvaccinated people had still have to wear a mask indoors, although the county is leaving it up to each business how they police their customers for their vaccination status. >> i think people will feel more relaxed. they'll shop around more, hopefully, and everything will be fine. >> i'm with that, taking it off 1,000%. >> reporter: you'll still have to wear a mask in hospitals, schools and when using public transit. >> we're not saying throw your masks out completely. we've seen the evidence. masks play a very important role. and as we enter the holiday season and with flu season coming around, we still encourage the use of masks. >> reporter: 81.3% in marin
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county are vaccinated, and that number is expected to soar into the 90s when younger children are able to get the vaccine. while the health and human services department will continue to monitor hospitalization rates during the holidays, a spokesperson says it would take an unexpected turn of events to bring the mask mandate back. >> we just feel we're at a place where we no longer need to mandate it through laws. our community knows what to do. >> reporter: in sausalito, melissa colorado. >> and marin county isn't the only one loosening mask restrictions. alameda and contra costa counties are allowing people to lose the masks in some settings. can you go without a mask in gyms. >> in contra costa county, 88%
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of people 12 and older are partially vaccinated the that means at least one dose. 84% are fully vaccinated. in alameda county, at least 89% have gotten one shot. and 84% are fully vaccinated. this as the positivity rate ticks upward. two and a half weeks ago we were at 2%. our reporting continues online. head to nbcbayarea.com. click on easing mask riles on the trending bar. new fallout from a halloween costume at an east bay high school. today students left class and held a protest on the pittsburg high school campus. this comes after a student wore a kkk costume. the school has suspended the student. but the young people who protested today say he should be expelled. this is the picture. as you can see, four other students posing for the photo.
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all five students will participate in the school's justice process to learn how their actions may have impacted and harmed others. disturbing allegations against a pastor. police arrested him for allegedly molesting a child under the age of 14. that pastor, 65 years old, lives in hollister. police believe there may be more victims and are asking anyone to come forward who may have more information. lots of unanswered question evening about the saturday evening homicide at the home of a gilroy city council woman. nbc bay area's damian trujillo is live where the halloween party turned deadly. damian? >> reporter: yeah, good afternoon. people have been preparing for a vigil here at the home in gilroy
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set to start at 5:30 this evening. a memorial for the victim has been set up as well. not a lot of details have been released, as police still try to piece together what happened. this is the flier neighbors say was used to promote the halloween party. it has the initials byob and byow. bring your own beer and bring your own weed. it was at the home of the gilroy council woman. >> i've been trying to be strong myself. but today has been particularly emotional. >> reporter: she hasn't spoken since the shooting. she's unclear what steps the city may take yet. >> we all have questions that haven't been answered yet. this remains an active investigation. >> reporter: 19-year-old was
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arrested. there are also reports that everyone involved in the shooting is a teenager. >> it's horrible. >> reporter: he describes himself as a city hall gadfly. he says it's time for her to go. >> i think if she refuses to resign it's time for the citizens of gilroy to form a committee to consider recalling her. >> reporter: text messages have not been replied to. she said she is praying for the victims and is cooperating with police. and, again, this vigil gets under way at 5:30 this evening. there's also a city council meeting scheduled at 6:00 tonight. it is unclear if the council woman will be at either event. damian trujillo, nbc bay area
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news. >> okay. thank you. now to our climate in crisis. the u.n. climate summit kicked off in scotland today. president biden described a plan that means the country would run on clean energy like wind and solar. while he urged other nations to follow suit he pledged to raise $3 billion a year to help developing countries adapt to climate change. the president also warning that the world has a narrow window in which to take action. >> this is a decisive decade in which we have an opportunity to prove ourselves. we can keep the goal of limiting global warming to just 1.5 degrees celsius, within our reach if we come together. >> the president is getting push back on social media for the way he's traveling around europe. his transport included a 20-car
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entourage in scotland, an improvement from 85 cars in rome. >> the bay area is looking into ways to balance big growth and our climate. scott budman found a software startup helping cities think about climate change as they grow and build. >> reporter: the climate summit is bringing leaders of more than 120 countries together to talk about how the planet can fight climate change. >> we have the ability to invest in ourselves and build an equitable clean energy future, and in the process create millions of good-paying jobs and opportunities around the world. >> reporter: a fight already happening here in the bay area where the natural capital project out of stanford is using software to help cities go greener. >> every city can improve, and every city has elements of nature left in it that we can
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rediscover and build upon. >> reporter: dr. gretchen daley is a professor at stanford and is leading the project to show how the software can be adapted by cities and their developers to use space efficiently and cleanly, adding environmentally-friendly aspects to projects like san jose's proposed google village. they're already seeing results. >> and having more nature in and around cities can really alleviate that, lowering high temperatures by 5 degrees fahrenheit or more, just by having trees and wetlands. >> we asked san jose's mayor how his city, which redrentsly became the largest. he cited the city's largest software company, adobe systems. >> in fact, they retrofitted their headquarters to make it the greenest major headquarters
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in the world. they're now doubling the size of their headquarters in downtown san jose, and their new building will be entirely electric. >> reporter: with so much planned for this building right here, the national capital project hopes that along with investing in new buildings and parking and infrastructure they help some in adapting to a new climate. we're interested in wanting to know what you think. what do you want to see come out of the u.n. climate summit? that's our question of the day. sound off on any of our social media platforms and your answer may be featured in our 7:00 show. and i'm tracking some of that rain. i'll give you all the details in about eight minutes. and staffing up airports ahead of the holiday travel season, but could you end up
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waiting longer than usual this year in how vaccine mandates for the tsa could complicate your travel plans. plus home values still rising in the bay area. which bay area county is seeing the biggest increase, next.
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some members of the u.s. air force arrested tonight in connection with a halloween homicide in fairfield. woman was reported missing and last seen leaving a halloween party with two men on active duty. they say she was killed at a house in fairfield where the two men live.
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her remains were found yesterday in monterey county. two suspects were arrested. one was on parole for attempted murder conviction. a live look at sfo. thanksgiving and christmas holidays coming up. vaccine mandates could complicate staffing at airports this holiday season. the executive order requires all federal employees be vaccinated against covid which the 22nd. thousands of tsa employees are uploading and updating their vaccination status each week. deadline today, san francisco city workers needed to be vaccinated to be on the job today. the city says so far 98% of its workers are vaccinated, but there are enough holdouts to impact some city services, particularly on muni.
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>> reporter: i took a ride today on one of the lines that will be temporarily suspended during the week, a consequence of today's vaccine deadline in san francisco, and a number of employees who now face discipline for not making the deadline. it wasn't rush hour when i rode, so it was still comfortable inside, but the wait time which is usually five minutes or so was 16 minutes in between bus. despite worries of mass driver shortages, the fallout from some drivers missing the deadline will be minimal to riders. several short lines, including the 1 california and 14 mission rapid will be shortened during the week. on the weekend, the 30 stockton will also be suspended. these changes are inch why tended it reduce impacts to service system wide and will
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likely mean more crowded buses and longer wait times for riders. one employee we spoke with today off camera said rush hour was heavily impacted this morning, and he anticipates it may get worse in the coming days. while some worry, city leaders continue to look on the bright side, saying 98% of the workforce is vaccinated and the mayor is working closely to get the rest of them on board. >> i'm grateful, because we've got so much work to do, and we're going to continue to move forward and get it done. >> reporter: for those yet to get vaccinated or disclose their status, the human resources department stresses they don't want to cut any employees but will if they have to. >> we want everyone to stay working and we're doing everything we can to talk to every city employee individually and we hope we don't have to separate anybody in the end. >> reporter: less than a thousand employees remain
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unvaccinated or haven't shared their vaccine status. they have less than 100 and they hope the number drops in the coming weeks. san francisco is trying to encourage seniors 65 and older to get a new booster of the booster shot. an estimated 118,000 seniors are eligible for the extra shot in san francisco. now to our ongoing making it in the bay series. prices continue to rise on homes, making it much more difficult to make it here. the average home fleiss san mateo county is just under 1.8 million, up more than 8% since september 20. in san francisco, the price is shy of 1.7 million, an increase of 3%. in santa clara count, 1.5. more than 14% higher than the
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previous month. and alameda county, homes are a little over $1.1 million. oakland opening modern living spaces for the home louse. the city turned an empty dirt lot by lake merritt into a tiny home village. it's the first large-scale tiny home village. it has limited occupancy. >> the rains are coming. we need to get people over the streets. i've done a lot of winters out here. it's my first winter when i haven't been in the rain. it is very miserable. people don't realize how bad that wet, rainy season is for people who actually live out here. >> the tiny homes come with electricity and running water. they had provide health and economic services and hope this will make transitioning into
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permanent housing easier. right on cue, a perfect halloween trick or treating night and we look to rain. >> you two are wearing the same color, it's bringing us good rain luck. >> this is our trick or treating outfit. we came as each other. >> widespread rainfall through today, certainly good to keep the immediate fire danger away. we've got a few spotty showers over the peninsula and east bay. it's moving off toward the east. this would keep shower activity right here through pleasanton, and livermore through 6:03 tonight. as we get a look at the overall rainfall season, the great news is after all this rainfall we've seen this month we're still running a huge surplus. in case you missed this last week, we're anywhere from 1.63 inches above in san jose to 652% of normal in santa rosa.
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tomorrow, again, looks like we're going to get sunshine returning, dry conditions. as you can see, we'll start off the day with those clouds, right around 3:00, 4:00 in the afternoon we'll begin to see the sunshine emerging. we're going to start it off on the cloudy side, but you can leave the umbrella at home. make sure to have the jackets tomorrow. widespread 50s from the tri valley to the south bay. starting off at 53 in the east bay. north bay at 52. daytime highs as we roll through tomorrow, also warming up by about ten degrees from the area of high pressure. that's going to put us back to the 70s throughout the south bay. 71 in cupertino.
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moving up 70s through the east bay. 71 in antioch, you go to the peninsula it's cool, 60s palo alto. 65 through the ingleside. not too gusty tomorrow. i think it's going to be a really nice rebound for us. mill valley, 66. dry as we move through tomorrow's forecast and then we do have changes. let's get you to the seven-day forecast. as we roll through wednesday, looking at dry weather. 67 in san francisco and a spotty shower chance on thursday, upcoming weekend looks dry, and by next monday there's the potential of a quarter to one inch. we could have that higher number right around the coastal mountains and north bay. that looks like the next possibility of getting substantial rainfall in here. through the inland valleys, 70s the next few days and plenty of
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60s for the weather ahead. it did originally look like thursday could be a big storm for us. all eyes now looking ahead towards next monday. either way, we're keeping these rainfall chances in here, and i love that fall wardrobe choice. you're looking awesome today, ladies. >> thank you so much, jeff. thank you so much. yes, this was not planned t was coincidence. >> it was not planned of the. coming up, a change at one of the busiest grocery stores. the reason safe way is changing its hours. 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 to have a universal recycling and composting program
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can you see my wall of smiles? when i first started using genesys technology i was kind of embarrased at all the love and attention i got from my customers. people are so moved by how much i understand about them. they start including me in their lives. that's helen and her friends. i arranged a wellness retreat for them. look at those ladies. such wisdom. mmm. but it's really genesys that helps me understand people and what they truly need. i'm just glad i can help. pg&e has been subpoenaed by the federal government. the u.s. attorney's office wants the utility to hand over documents pertaining to the dixie fire, the second largest
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fire in california history. firefighters didn't declare full containment until last week after nearly a million acres burned. the flames may have broken out when a tree fell onto the utility's power cables. a busy safe way store in san francisco is changing hours because of out of control shoplifting according to a count supervisor. it used to be open 24/7. it's now 6:00 a.m. until 9:00 p.m. they plan to have a meeting on how to reduce theft at that store. it's not only the big chain in san francisco affected by extreme shoplifting. walgreen's is closing five more stores in san francisco. closures again next monday, starting with this walgreen's on
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ocean avenue. they are transferring all prescriptions to the nearest walgreen's.
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a tour of the neighborhood
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firehouse was more than a treat for a sunnyvale family. it was a reunion. >> the family met the officers a week and a half ago when they called 911. what do you see there? they responded to a call about a woman in labor. they helped mommy make a safe delivery with a nine-pound, seven-ounce baby. >> wow, go mom! >> those are big ones. >> great picture. >> you forgot the maroon tie. did you get the memo? taking responsibility and pushing for change. president biden's promise at the u.n. climate summit in scotland. >> glasgow must be the kickoff of a decade, a decade of ambition. and innovation to preserve our shared future.
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>> also governor newsom backed out. so how is california involved in this big summit? our political analyst, larry gerston break it is down for us. plus, the supreme court takes on texas's abortion law. which way the court is leaning, and what it means to the future of roe v. wade. and more than 2,000 flights canceled. the fallout from the staffing issue and weather-related problems for american airlines. the news at 5:30 starts right now. good evening, and thanks for being with us on this monday. i'm raj mathai. >> i'm janelle wang. president biden is among world leaders at the climate conference and showing america is back in the game. he spoke today, declaring the summit must work now to avoid future suffering. >> this is the decade tha

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