tv Today in the Bay NBC November 13, 2021 7:00am-8:00am PST
thank you so much for joining us, i am kira klapper. our meteorologist vianey arana. >> it's definitely foggy but not just in san francisco, the interior valleys are seeing it. i want to start out with this great shot of san francisco because it looks so beautiful. you can barely make it out. this is downtown san jose. you can see how dense that fog is and for that reason there is a dense fog advisory currently in effect with some of the locations including into the east bay. down into a quarter of a mile in santa rosa, into areas like fair feel and concord and similar conditions like san jose, less than that. temperatures 40s and 50s, bundle up if you with going to be out the first half of the day. second half of the day we are
expecting plenty of sunshine. by 11:00 and 12:00, we start to warm up nicely into the 60s. we are expecting to see some 70s for today's forecast. even though we are starting out a little chily and foggy, we are expecting sunshine this afternoon. >> we both have our uggs on this morning. thank you so much. we begin with developing news, the three-year-old boy abducted from sacramento has been found safe. the chp cancelled alert around 3:00 this morning. the alert had been issued last night when this little boy, three-year-old leo novell was taken from the san francisco area. an acquaintance shot novell's mother and another man before driving off with the drive.
this man, joshua yuego, took the boy. we are waiting word on whether yuego is in police custody. turning now to our pandemic coverage. yet another county will allow anyone 18 or older to receive a covid-19 booster if they want one. sonoma county is now joining san francisco, san mateo and santa clara in opening up the booster to all adults, not just with those of higher covid risk as the cdc recommended. here is today in the bay with sergio quintana. >> reporter: nights are getting longer and cooler and more people headed inside. that combination is a growing concern in the bay area. >> there is a lot at stakes, we have been through this before, it's the winter time. it's getting colder, what do
people do? holidays, parties, get together. >> reporter: even with booster shots and high vaccination rates here, doctors say we should stay expect new cases. >> it would prevent upticking cases but not like last year. >> reporter: the idea is boosters will fortify immune systems and prevent the surge of patient that overwhelmed hospitals last year. >> colorado was getting hit particularly hard in the last few weeks. hospitals there are seeing a spike in sick ptient and many of them unvaccinated. doctors are hoping booster shots can make a difference. >> at the end of the day, okay if we can get our hospitalizations down by 10% by doing this, it's a win. >> reporter: now that four bay area counties are encouraging
all adults to get their booster shot, the only challenge is booking appointments. all three brands can be mixed or matched but each will have varying ability. i am sergio quintana, nbc bay area news. happening today, san francisco is ramping up efforts to get more children vaccinated. vaccines are on a first come first serve bases. the event begins at 10:00 a.m. a u.s. appeals court last night reaffirmed its ruling to halt the vaccination order. it would have force companies with more than 100 employees to require that workers be vaccinated or face weekly testing. white house officials have not commented on that ruling. back here locally, a $10,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest of jasper wu's killer.
the almost two-year-old baby boy died after a stray bullet hit him as his mother drove on 880 and oakland one week ago. the chambers of commerce had its sights on running a billboard along 880 with this message. >> see something, say something but most importantly do something. criminals are taking over our streets and the freeways. >> reporter: oakland's chief of police says he supports adding surveillance camera and other crime fighting technology on local freeways to stop the surge of freeway shootings. a follow up now on a carjacking that triggered an amber alert in the east bay. police have made an arrest and we have new video of the crime. take a look. this happens on thursday night off bliss avenue. a man stopped his suv and left it running and got out to talk to a friend. he was standing just feet from his car when a woman walked up
asking for a cigarette and then jumped into the suv and you see there drove off while a one-year-old baby girl was in the backseat. her dad tried to run after the car but could not catch it. two hours the suv was recovered and the baby was safely reunited with her family. 24-year-old natalie iyala is under arrest in connection with the crimes. as the weekend begins, city leaders in oakland are hoping not to see a repeat of the violence they have seen in recent days. the community is desperate for answers and hope is started in the east oakland basketball court. "today in the bay" sheryl hurd explains. >> reporter: tonight people are trying to change the violence by offering activities for young
people in east oakland. >> we want to bring the community together because of the violence in oakland. >> reporter: pastor rhonda collaborating with other churches and other city by providing a safe haven to attract young people who needs an alternative to violence. >> you have to approach it from a new approach. you have to have a new mindset, you got to recognize hey, some of our young people out there they're looking to make money. >> reporter: in some cases, that has turned to gun battles and street robberies. the question is, will young people involve with crime come to a program like this. >> the key is you really got to meet folks where they are and that's what tonight was all about. >> reporter: council member lauren taylor district sees some of the highest rate of gun violence in the city. >> they're not going to change their decisions based on a stranger.
but when they are in deep relationship, that's why we have to continue to investigate in it and we have to search for families of victims. >> reporter: organizers say they would like to host events like this in the community every three months and expand the program with more volunteers and of course they need more money. in oakland, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. we have much more ahead in today in the bay. coming up, a north bay family searching for answers after their horse was shot and killed. the steps they are taking to protect the rest of their animals.
welcome back, it's 7:12 on your saturday morning. a beautiful look at the low-line fog and clouds in the bay, you can barely make out the bay bridges. vianey arana will be along in four minutes with your full micro climate forecast. a beautiful saturday ahead. a family in sonoma county wants to know who killed their beloved horse and why. investigators are searching for the person who shot and killed the horse on monday while he was in his pastoring cazadera.
>> they do become apart of your family. >> it was a companion, he was great. you could call him and he would come. >> reporter: the lynn family in cazadera says their horse was full of life. they were stunned to find him dead shot in the head. >> feels so senseless under the circumstance. >> he had so much more life to live and taken away from him for no reason. >> reporter: the shooting happened around dawn. >> getting shot wondering why and how anyone could do anything like that. >> reporter: the sheriff department launched an animal cruelty investigation with five more horses to protect. the lynns are considering taller
fences and more cameras. >> we lock them up and we are watching around 24/7. >> reporter: they hope getting the word out about buddy's death will help law enforcement find the person who was responsible. >> hopefully someone heard something or know something. yesterday morning you may have heard steve bannon failed to appear in front of the committee. he's being charged with contempt of congress for refusing to answer questions. he's not the only one. trump's former chief of staff mark meadows also didn't show up for his deposition. back here locally and a live look where the city is getting ready for another special election to fill the state
assembly seat once held by david chew. governor newsom announced the election yesterday. his special election is set for april 19th. new details in the east bay where chan was hit by a car and killed earlier this month. supervisors have 60 days to fill chan's seat. governor newsom would select the replacement if the board missed the deadline. advocates want an asian-american woman to be appointed. chan's family is hoping her chief of staff, dave brown who lives in contra costa county. the seat is up for reelection election next year. a nonprofit organization is moving forward with cleaning up
lake tahoe shoreline. the past six months, the group gathered 18,000 gallons of trash. divers have found common items like plastic bottles and beer cans and sun glasses. the group hopes to finish the clean up by february. you can watch the entire story on our website on nbcbayarea.com. you can get the nasa experience now in the east bay, it's all part of a new exhibit and partnership at the science center in oakland at chabot space. it included about 30 enthusiastic school kids who got right to work at the hands-on exhibit. the exhibit had been closed since the start of the pandemic. staff spent that time transforming into a bigger area.
let's turn to meteorologist vianey arana who joins us with a full look of our micro forecast. hey, vianey. >> it's so foggy out there, kira. >> especially in the north bay and east bay, this is san jose. the camera is not broken. that's a live look right now. the fog is so dense, you can't make out the buildings behind it. there is a fog advisory in effect until 11:00 a.m. look at the visibilities in santa rosa down to about a quarter of a mile. san francisco is down about half a mile, oakland a quarter of a mile. look at concord, less than that and san jose as well. keep in mind it's going to remain in place until 11:00 a.m. and slow it down out there. please be safe. when is the fog going to make its exit. the advisory in effect until 11:00 a.m. if we take a time stamp forward all the way through the afternoon, we'll keep some of the fog around the coastline, it starts to get backup around noon
and makes its return right into the late 10:00 or 11:00 hour especially for areas in the north bay, you can expect to see some of that dense fog and into the early morning hours. you can see that lingering around 7:00 a.m. we start to get some of that dense fog once again into portions of the interior value will is. temperatures as you head out the door will be a little chilly, we have a couple of 40s. 77 down in gilroy. san jose at 74. los gatos at 74. livermore at 73. danville at 74. around the coastline is 70s. san francisco is going to be many the mid and upper 70s. nice day and light breeze and
calm and mid-70s up to the north bay as well. i want to show you this beautiful shot of greater tahoe, stunning there, you can see the lake but also we still have little light coating of snow. if you are going to be heading out of south lake tahoe at all. we got fantastic weather, temperatures are in the 50s. look at the sunshine and over night lows usual dipping down into 30s. you have to bundle up out there. if you have been wondering if any of the latest rainstorms have put a dent in our drought monitor. here is a closer look at how the update is doing. good news is parts of mendocino county have gone to extreme to severe, extreme is the red and this tan color is severe. it did boost a little bit about 3% in some spots. we cool down from tuesday to wednesday. >> vianey, it looks good. we have much more ahead in the bay. coming up, veterans day was
>> reporter: on an early morning, photographer clayton and i headed to avila beach to cover a story i wanted to highlight for a long time, operation surf. the group's mission is to channel the healing powers of the ocean to restore hope, renew purpose and revitalize community. >> morning, how is it going? how are you guys doing? are the waves good for operation surf day? >> reporter: this morning, veterans gathered here to join in a week's long program to change their lives. >> it was from one gentleman in san antonio, texas, wanted to learn how to surf after he got injured. they were working together and just took off from there. it's basically saying yes to somebody who asked for help and
operation surf is born. >> it started out with one veteran and now there are veterans all over the country applying to be apart of this program. tell us about this event today specifically. >> this is an event over the last 11 years designed and tailored to provide a wellness and transform experience. we have an amazing crew that take them out and set goals and accomplish those goals and overcome those limitations they have and light the fire in their life to okay after this and what's next. when they leave here, what are the things you did here that you can take home. you talk to people you connected and the deepest part of what we dough, surfing is really about connection and being vulnerable with each other and hey, you are not alone. ♪♪
>> we have high tides and everything is working in our favor. it's going to be nothing but fun today. ♪♪ >> kind of like this, right knee and the foot around. >> one of our biggest problems in the veterans culture is we don't talk. we hold everything in. not talking is not a good place to be. talk about your challenges today. we were in the battle and more but now we have new battles.
and these new battles, we didn't serve in iraq or afghanistan alone, there is no reason we should be serving out here alone. seeing these veterans tap into that is truly inspiring. >> yeah! first wave of the day. these beautiful waves came through and we are already seeing some of these first timers stand up for the first time on their surf board and their smiles say it all. it's absolutely incredible to witness. >> do you feel like a program like operation surf and what you guys are doing out here in the ocean together can be healing and help you? >> absolutely. for a lot of years the answer
has been here is some more meds, you know? here is the surgery, here we can get you in this thing or that thing and maybe will fix what's wrong but you know things like this, getting out and out in nature being with other vets, not just vets but other people who have similar experiences or different ones, people who are like you or not like you and just talking to people, being apart of the bigger family are something more, being able to help other people in whatever way you can, it's huge. >> michael, thank you so much for your service. >> veterans got on their boards and many for the first time and we got to witness some profound transformation and connection which made for an incredible day. >> that was ross thomas reporting for us. it's 7:27, we have much more ahead for you on "toda in the bay,". racing against the clock to prevent a covid surge in this
this saturday, november 13th, we are taking a live look outside, you can see the low-lying fog in downtown san jose. not something we see there indicative of how foggy it's across the bay area this morning. thank you so much for starting your weekend with us, i am kira klapper. meteorologist vianey arana is joining us. >> we are seeing a fog advisory that is going to remain in effect until 11:00 a.m. look at palo alto, a quarter of a mile, san jose of a quarter of a mile as well as around the coastline. we'll see the fog sort of back off and heading into the afternoon, we'll get a little more sunshine, current temperatures right now as you head out the door, 40s and 50s
to start the day and by the afternoon, things are warming up quite nicely into upper 60s. full forecast in a few minutes. we begin with developing news this morning, an amber alert is called off after a three-year-old boy abducted from sacramento last night has been found safe. the chp cancelled the amber alert around 3:00 this morning. the alert had been issued for contra costa and alameda counties last night after the three-year-old leo novell you see here taken from the sacramento area. an acquaintance shot novell's mother and another man before driving off with the child. joshua yuega is the man who took the boy. the bay area is moving you forward when it comes to booster shots. another county will allow anyone
18 or older to receive a covid-19 booster shot if they want one. sonoma county is now joining san francisco, san mateo and claire counties in opening up the boosters to all adults, not just those with higher covid risk. public health hope the move will hope prevent a spike in cases this winter. >> reporter: nights getting longer and cooler and more people are heading inside. that combination is a growing concern in the bay area. >> look, there is a lot at stake here, we have been through this before. it's the winter time. it's getting colder and what do people typically do? holidays, parties, get together. >> reporter: even with booster shots and high vaccination rates, doctors say we should expect few cases. >> it would not prevent any up taking cases, we'll see increasing cases but not a surge and certainly not like last
year. >> reporter: the idea is boosters will fortify immune systems and prevent the surge of patient that is overwhelm hospitals last year. across the country, california and now new mexico and colorado recommending everyone 18 or older getting booster shots. colorado was getting hit particularly hot the last few weeks. hospitals are seeing a spike in sick patients and many of memory unvaccinated. doctors hope booster shots can make a difference. at the end of the day, it's hedging our beds, okay, if we can get our hospitalizations down by 10% by doing this is a win. >> reporter: now four bay area counties are encouraging all adults to get their booster shots. all three brands can be mixed or match. but each will have varying availability. i am sergio quintana, nbc bay area news.
today health leaders in the city are holding a vaccine clinic for 5 to 11 years old at the china town ymca. the event runs from 10 to 2. president biden's vaccine mandates are still shut down by the courts. the court reaffirming its ruling to halt the vaccination record. it would have force companies with more than 100 employees to require workers be vaccinated or face weekly testing. officials have not commented on this ruling. back here locally, a $10,000 reward is being offered for information lead to the arrest of jasper wu's killer. the almost two-year-old by the way died after a stray bullet hit him as his mother drove on 880 in oakland one week ago.
>> see something, say something but most importantly do something. criminals are taking over our streets and freeways. >> reporter: oakland's chief of police says he supports adding surveillance cameras and other crime fighting technology on local freeways to stop the surge of freeway shootings. a follow-up now on a carjacking that triggered an amber alert in the east bay. police have made an arrest and we have new video for the crime. take a look at this, this happened on thursday night in pittsburgh, witnesses say a man stopped his suv you can see in the top left of your screen and got out of the car but left it running. he was standing just feet from a car when a woman walked up asked for a cigarette but jumped in and drove off in his suv. a one-year-old baby girl was in the backseat. her dad tried running after the car but could not catch it. two hours later, the suv was
recovered and the baby safely reunited with her family. 24-year-old natalie ioyala is under arrest with connections of those two crimes. now to another unrelated carjacking and child abduction the same night. a woman stopped at the wingstop in concord, she left her four months old baby in the backseat, as she went inside, someone stole her car. police found the car 30 minutes later with the baby girl still strapped inside. police are urging people not to leave children unattended especially in a running car. as the weekend begins, city leaders are hoping not to see a repeat of all the violence oakland had seen this past week. cheryl hurd reports from a community desperate for answers.
>> reporter: bullet casings are something community members say often seen in the streets of oakland. tonight people are trying to change that. by offering activities for young people in east oakland. >> we wanted to bring the community together because of the violence in oakland. pastor rees collaborating by providing a safe haven to attract young people who need an alternative to violence. >> what may have worked back in the day is not going to work today. you have to approach a new approach and you got to recognize, hey, some of our young people out there are looking to make money. >> reporter: in some cases that had turned to gun battles and street robberies. the question is will young people involved with crime come to a program like this. >> the key is you really got to meet folks where they are. that's what tonight was all
about. >> reporter: council member lauren taylor district sees some of the highest rates of gun violence in the city. >> they're not going to change their decisions based on a stranger's work but when they are in deep relationships. that's why we have tocontinue to investigate and support families of victims and those more likely to be involved. >> reporter: organizers of the program would like to host events like this in the community every three month and expand the program with more volunteers and of course they need more money. in oak lan, cheryl hurd, nbc bay area news. we are going to turn to something lighter and a sign of the holiday season is pond us. a 79 foot spruce is being prepared to place at the rockefeller city. it's the first ever tree from maryland.
we're all ready for a real vacation. one where you can sip tropical drinks with fruity garnishes, without having to get up. a vacation where you don't have to sweat the small stuff, like rummaging for room keys. and a vacation where drinks and wi-fi that's fast and reliable, are all included. because when you're on a real vacation together where you don't have to think about anything, you can finally enjoy everything. come aboard a medallionclass cruise with princess plus.
live look of san francisco. it's stunning. look at that. when you look at this shot compares to this one, you can see how dense the fog is around some of the interior valleys. walnut creek, you can barely make out the background. san jose is supposed to be a shot of downtown san jose. the view from there you can't make it out because of the dense fog, we are seeing the fog advisory in effect until 11:00 a.m. keep in mind, really dense fog into north bay. look at this down into a quarter of a mile and less than that through nevada. we'll keep the fog at least for the first half of our day, current temperatures in the 40s and 50s and starting our morning a little chilly down to 70 degrees. your forecast's highs is going
to be a nice day, mid-70s, perfect outdoor weather. 74 degrees for san jose. 75 in milpitas. take a look at the east bay, low 70s, 71 degrees. areas like pleasontan and concord. if you are heading to san francisco today, the winds are nice and light, upper 60s, a nice day to be outside in the city. sonoma, look at this, mid-70s as well. we'll keep the 70s in the forecast for tomorrow. 50s and 60s heading into saturday and sunday. you can see the lake out there, we got a light coating of snow. i want to show you how beautiful the shot of yosemite valley peak is. you are about to miss it at
4,000 feet. a beautiful shot there. they have other fantastic shots of foliage in california. i want to bring you an update on the drought monitor, we got a little bit of rein. the first thought was did this help with our drought? we did go from 88 extreme in california to 80%. mendocino county going from extreme to severe. it did help out a little bit. we'll take whatever we can get the next seven days. monday and tuesday we have a system that's going to cool us off. no rain and a little bit for the north bay. it's going to be a beautiful day. >> looks beautiful, vianey, thank you for that. it's 7:45. coming up on "today in the bay," nbc bay area responds. >> we never really know when the next power outages is going to take place. we got to be prepared everyday.
i am consumer investigaor chris cuomo. we'll see you next. a friendly reminder of how we can do our part in helping the community this holiday season for our food drive. you can join in by making a $10 donation at any safe way local stores. that money will go right to our local food banks. our drive begins on saturday, november 20th and runs through christmas day. we'll be right back.
welcome back, it's just shy of 7:49 on your saturday morning. i am told this is walnut creek covered in fog. you can barely make out what we are seeing. vianey arana says we will expect the fog to dissipate and 70s across the bay area are expected today. >> in recent years, power outages seemed to be apart of living here. some are surprises but more often warnings that the lights are going to go out. chris cumura shows us how. >> reporter: let's talk about how to protect yourself and your electronics and your food. first, make sure you have a flashlight handy. ideally it's part of your emergency go back, you have one,
right? next, charge your smartphone until it's full. if you have a backup battery, grab it. make sure it has a full charge and full tank of gas. speak of your car, don't get it stuck in the garage when your power goes out. move it out before the power outage starts. next, let's protect your outage. power may return with momentary surges or spikes that may cause damage. next, let's talk food, a fridge full of grocery is a lot of money. your fridge may keep cold four hours without power. as for your freezer, it may stay cold as long as 48 hours if you keep the doors close and stock it full. there is no reason to binge buy cheap pizzas.
water will fill the job. cheap and effective. if you have been filling up your car lately, you probably spent more than you have in a long time. california has the highest gas prices in the country leading nearly $6 a gallon for unleaded. prices seemed to dip right after the holiday. >> we are not seeing it this year. so we expect demand to pick up in the coming weeks. unfortunately, it seems like these high gas prices are going to stick around for a while. experts point to several factors including the price of crude and uptake in travel as pandemic restrictions lift. if you don't want to pay top dollars for your gas, we are here to help, keeping tabs on the most affordable let's call it prices across the bay area. let's head to nbcbayarea.com, and click on "cheapest gas in the bay area," it's right at the
top of our trending bar. you can search cheapest gas in our nbc bay area app. california could see its first big reservoir run dry. a reservoir is just a little more than a large pond. the reservoir is only 35% of its targeted levels. officials worried the wet winter season will not bring enough in flow to meet next year's water demands. at 7:52. coming up a quick look at the top story we are following including a new push to get adults their booster shots. a fourth bay area county allowing any adults to get their booster before the fear of a winter surge.
new york's east side. >> do you ever think of i grew up here and where i came from and now i am going to drive up to midtown and get an elevator and be the head writer and one of the biggest stars of "saturday night live." >> it does not make sense. >> that ball could have bounced any other way. >> and the latest news and another life well lived when sunday today airs at 6:00 in the bay area. set the dvr and we'll see you when ever you are ready for us. kira. >> thank you, willie. good to see you. back here locally, here is a quick look at the top story we are following. out of control violence is plaguing the streets of oakland. there has been a surge of freeway shootings including that toddler they are now offering $10,000 for anyone who knows who
shot and killed that toddler. now pastors are collaborating with other churches and the city of oakland by providing a safe haven to attract young people who need an alternative to being in the streets. community members hope to recruit volunteers and funding. the bay area is moving you forward when it comes to booster shots. another county is offering anyone 18 or older a covid-19 booster if they want one. sonoma county is joining san francisco, san mateo and santa clara counties, public health leaders hope the booster will prevent a spike in cases this winter. even with booster shots, high vaccination rate in the area, epidemiologists say we should still expect new cases. pfizer and moderna and johnson & johnson can be mixed and match but may have varying availability. let's get one last check
with vianey arana before we head out this morning. >> take a look outside, interior valley north bay and south bay, it's going to be foggy during the first half of our morning. by the afternoon, we are talking sunshine and beautiful temperatures, look at this, 74 degrees for san jose today. 73 in livermore. 74 degrees for santa rosa, low 70s as well as napa and the nevada area. san francisco will be in the upper 60s. even though it starts out foggy but we'll get 70s this afternoon. heading into monday and tuesday, we do have a system passing towards our north that's going to bring down our temperatures, enjoy this lovely weekend in the 70s kira. >> it looks gorgeous. thank you all of you for making us apart of your morning, we'll have more local news for you tonight at 5:00, 6:00, and 11:00 and all day on nbcbayarea.com,
. narrator: when you see this symbol you know you're watching television that is educational and informational. the more you know on nbc. dylan: hi, everybody, i'm dylan dreyer and this is "earth odyssey". today, we travel around the world to discover the oddest animals in the wild. we'll begin in russia where this strange looking antelope species knows how to stay safe. then we head to the coast of south africa where this master of camouflage really stands out. and later, it's a special delivery for these male seahorses. plus, this shocking symbiotic relationship keeps these species safe from predators and from each other.