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right now at 11:00, a mother and daughter shot. the child just 11 years old. reaction from one city leader following yet another child caught in oakland's ongoing violence. good morning. thanks for joining us. i'm laura garcia. >> i'm marcus washington. the latest shooting follows a string of violence and just days after a shooting on an oakland freeway that left a toddler dead. >> cierra johnson joins us with more on the conditions of these victims and breaks down the latest crime statistics for that city. >> yes, good morning, marcus and laura. we have an update to this tragic
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story. both of those victims, the mother and the daughter, were transported at the time of that shooting, and we have learned they are in stable condition. so some good news there but we want to take you back to the scene of that situation. it happened around 10:30 last night in front of a house on sterling drive located near the oakland zoo. a mother and daughter, 11 years old, both in stable condition and we're working to learn more about any suspects or any situations surrounding that incident. so far we've not received any descriptions or details. now that latest incident comes just days after a toddler, jasper wu, was shot and killed by a stray bullet while asleep in his car seat as his mother drove along 880 in oakland. right now oakland facing a surge in violence. this year 119 home have died by homicide. more than last year. in about the last couple of days, there have been several violent situations, including a woman hit by a stray bullet buying a concert ticket outside
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the fox theater. a 68-year-old man shot several times in east oakland and a woman was shot there at lake merritt. a local lawmaker reacting to this latest act of violence. open council member loren taylor shared this tweet, yet again we wake up to a tragic shooting in our town. this time an 11-year-old girl was a victim. we must treat this crisis with the urgency it deserves and improving effectiveness, prevention and deterrence, immediate response and investigation. that mother and her 11-year-old daughter shot in front of a home in oakland. they were transported and are now listed in stable condition. we now have local lawmakers speaking out. this following several acts of violence in oakland over the last couple of days. live, cierra johnson, for nbc bay area news. >> let's hope their conditions continue to improve. thank you. antioch police also investigating a triple shooting at a vigil.
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this happened last night. this is on larksspur drive near hillcrest park. one of the victims a teenager. not clear why that shooting happened but it follows a deadly shooting on saturday. none of the injuries in this latest shooting are life threatening. starting today, extra security on the campus of kenilworth junior high school. this is the alert the district posted online suggesting some kind of threat for later this week first reported by a student. school leaders are working with police to determine if there's credible situation with this as well as extra security will remain in place as long as needed. >> the upcoming strike by kaiser pharmacists appears to be off this morning thanks to a last-minute deal. they were planning to stage a week-long strike. they tell nbc bay area a tentative agreement has been reached after talks went late into the night. the terms of the new deal have not been released. the pace of testimony
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picking up in the elizabeth holmes fraud trial. we have video of her working into trial. this marks a full week. prosecutors suggested they may be ready to rest their case soon. one-time theranos investor is returning to the witness stand today. last week he testified about inaccurate information he received on the company's blood testing technology. follow our reporting of the theranos trial online at nbcbayarea.com. click on elizabeth holmes trial coverage. to the pandemic and the latest surge in covid cases. at least 33 states are reporting an uptick in infections. new data finds 14 states are seeing a greater than 25% increase in cases over the past two weeks. so the cdc now saying 440 million vaccine doses have been administered. nearly 30 million americans have received a booster shot. and today, it is the deadline for workers to submit proof of vaccination. according to the numbers provided last week, at least 80% of employees are vaccinated.
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but that number may be higher because the city not putting the number on those not yet vaccinated and says that some situations are influx. 64 employees have applied for exemptions but those without exemptions may lose their jobs. a live look at the santa clara county fair grounds. just moments ago it officially opened the mass vaccination site to younger children. the site located at the fairgrounds, exhibition hall. organizers are also transforming the site into a more inviting environment for little ones. bringing in games, bright colors and toys to try to keep the kids occupied before and after those vaccinations. if you still have questions about the vaccine, we can help. check out our vaccine faq section at nbcbayarea.com and on our nbc bay area app. click or tap faq covid vaccine for kids. turning to our climate in
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crisis, the bay area and states still in the grips of a drought and new water restrictions go into effect for the south bay's biggest city. nbc bay area's kris sanchez has a look at what it will mean for businesses and your family. >> reporter: you'll want to start taking shorter showers starting today as those water restrictions go into effect for customers of san jose water company. this will impact customers in san jose, cupertino, campbell, los gatos and saratoga requiring them to cut back by 15% from 2019 levels. back when we were still leaving the house for work and schedule. customers who don't cut back could face a drought fee. san jose water gets its water from -- which declared a drought in june. that 15% reduction, failing to meet that will result in a $7 per unit surcharge for going over. a water unit is 748 gallons. the average average to consider,
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ten gallons. many water companies offer water audits. they'll check your sprinklers, irrigation to make sure you don't have a leak. some offer low-flow shower heads and shower timers. but they say the surest way is to take a look at your water use outside because half of all water is used outside. in san jose, kris sanchez, nbc bay area news. so, look, let's head outside because meteorologist kari hall has been monitoring the situation out there. no rain in the forecast but there is a bit coming later this week? >> very little bits of rain in the forecast. really nothing compared to what we need. in fact, we're just seeing a lot of fog around the bay area. it's still lingering as we take a look outside over walnut creek. we can see the fog has lifted to some low clouds. and we have some cooler changes ahead along with that rain. as we take a look at the current visibility, still low up around santa rosa. elsewhere around two miles or slightly above and we've seen the clouds drifting around san
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jose. so for the rest of the afternoon, it's going to actually stay mostly cloudy. only peeks of sunshine. this fog not quite getting out of here. that's going to keep our temperatures mainly in the low to mid-60s. up to 74 possible in morgan hill where we have more clearing but you look at farther to the north where napa will stay in the mid-60s today. we'll talk more about this dense fog and what we're expecting in terms of rain later this week. that's coming up in a few minutes. if you dined out over the weekend or plan to have lunch out today, you're likely paying more than you used to. >> because the restaurant costs are higher. you may be surprised by just how much. according to the bureau of labor statistics, the producer price index for all foods saw the highest surge in four decades. almost 13% between last september and september of 2020. 91% of restaursociation survey. >> one oakland-born chef went viral with a post including some costs you may not think about.
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he says fryer oil went from $21 a year ago to $35 six months ago to $45 today. restaurants are trying to adjust by substituting menu items, offering smaller portions but sometimes they have to pass the cost increases on to diners. >> nothing personal. it's just that, you know, sometimes we have to pass off the cost to the consumers, and a lot of people, myself and a lot of other chefs and people who own restaurants, we don't want to do that, but that's the only way you can break easy because if you keep your prices the same and everything goes up, you'll lose money and eventually go out of business. >> so the chef asking diners to really try to understand with restaurants and as they try to remain open. as they deal with higher prices and labor shortages. >> they had a rough go. more than 100,000 closed temporarily or really permanently in the first year of the pandemic. did you catch this a bear in a tree that forced police police didn't
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really stop everyone from staying indoors because they were so curious about this bear. at about 10:00 last night, that bear finally came down and was last seen headed towards the nearby golf course. lots of looky-loos cameute to see the bear in the tree. turbulent turn of events on board a flight to sfo. the reason a woman now facing decades in prison. >> plus, the eyes of a nation fixed on a wisconsin courtroom. closing arguments under way in the kyle rittenhouse homicide trial. the charge a judge just dismissed ahead of the jury's decision. today reality tv legends. now real housewives are dishing all about their upcoming peacock series, the ultimate girls trip. you can actually find out who is
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new video. a former trump adviser steve bannon surrendering to federal authorities in washington. he faces criminal charges after defying a subpoena from lawmakers investigating the deadly january 6th riots at the u.s. capitol. when bannon refused to cooperate, the full house of representatives voted to hold him in contempt. he faces prison time if convicted. former white house chief of staff mark meadows is also refused to comply with committee requests and contempt proceedings against him. they are being considered as well. another person has died from their injuries in the crowd surge at the astroworld music festival. this time it claimed its youngest victim. ezra blount of dallas was just 9
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years old. he had been in a coma ever since being hospitalized ten days ago. his father says ezra was sitting on his shoulders when the crowd surged. in the chaos, the father lost consciousness and only found ezra later at a hospital. a total of ten concertgoers have now died. dozens of lawsuits have been filed. >> so sad there. closing arguments are now under way in the homicide trial of kyle rittenhouse. new at 11:00, a judge dismissing a weapons charge against rittenhouse that misdemeanor punishable by up to nine months in jail. it was considered one of the strongest counts against him. the judge cited an exception within the law surrounding the fact that rittenhouse was 17 at the time of the deadly shooting and dismissing that count. this morning his mother speaking out about her son's emotional testimony that raised eyebrows and conversation on social media. nbc's gabe gutierrez has more on how she's saying rittenhouse did on the stand and the security in
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place hade of the verdict. >> reporter: closing arguments begin today after two weeks of witnesses, sometimes heated courtroom exchanges. >> don't get brazen with me. >> reporter: and emotional testimony from rittenhouse himself. >> how hard was it to see your son break down like that? >> it was very hard and very difficult. >> reporter: wendy rittenhouse says her son is being treated for ptsd. >> what do you say to people who look at this case and think, this teenager had no business bringing a military-style weapon to this chaotic scene. >> a lot of people shouldn't have been there, and he brung that gun for protection. and to this day if he didn't have that gun, my son would have been dead. you know, he went down there to help. and he was chased by a mob. >> reporter: rittenhouse faces six counts, including
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intentional homicide for shooting and killing two men and wounding a third. it happened during unrest in kenosha last summer following the police shooting of a black man, jacob blake. the attorney for gaige grosskreutz says rittenhouse created the carnage. >> i don't believe his testimony showed that he was actually in imminent risk of death or great bodily harm. >> reporter: if convicted, the now 18-year-old could face life in prison. the judge indicating he'll allow the jury to consider lesser charges. the face has attracted national attention, dividing those who see rittenhouse as a vigilante looking for trouble or a patriot protecting the city. ahead of a possible verdict this week, wisconsin's governor has authorized hundreds of the state's national guard. >> are you anticipating looking forward to, dreading the verdict? >> i'm scared. i am overwhelmed how people have
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my son's life in their hands. >> gabe gutierrez reporting there. a live look at sfo. a 50-year-old texas woman accused of assaulting a flight attendant on a flight to sfo. the chronicle reports it happened on a united airlines flight from alaska in june. the woman is accused of shouting and pushing a flight attendant after she woke her sleeping husband to ask him to wear his mask correctly. if convicted, the passenger could face a 20-year prison charge. two walgreens stores are closing in san francisco. sf reports that the two stores are located on clement straight and on gough street near market. another is also set to close on wednesday on cesar chavez street in the outer mission. walgreens announced last month it intended to close five san francisco locations by the end of november, citing rampant shop lifting. as they say, all good thing comes to an end. this morning, that includes the
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warriors' latest winning streak. last night in charlotte, step curry had 24 in his homecoming game including the third quarter buzzer beater right there. gave the dubs the lead. draymond green tied it at the last minute but the hornets answered stinging the warriors ending the winning streak. they play tomorrow in brooklyn against k.d. and the nets. so the 49ers have a perfect chance to turn their season around tonight on "monday night football." >> the problem is they're playing the l.a. rams and playing the game at levi's, which shouldn't be a problem. but it is. that's because the niners won a home game last year more than a year ago. nbc sports bay area will have pregame coverage starting at 4:00 p.m. happening today, burlingame city leaders will look at zoning updates that protect against sea level rise. the city would become the first
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in the bay area to pay for and require infrastructure for new developments guarding against the impact of climate change. the burlingame city council expects public comment over the next several weeks. >> let's check the forecast with kari. talking about the fog that's been lingering in parts of the bay. >> still seeing it right now. it's lifted up in some spots. take a look at this golden gate bridge. a live camera we have. at least the drivers coming across the bridge can see but there are some spots where it's been quite low and over the past couple of hours we were at about a half mile visibility in santa rosa. now it has improved to a mile and a half. it's a little better for driving. here's what's going on. central valley fog that's been happening. it starts after the big rainfall, usually in the fall, and we have high humidity, cool overnight temperatures and a calm wind and it can reduce visibility to about 600 feet or less. and then for the bay area, the fog just drifts through our
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mountain gap. sometimes it comes down to the south county. didn't see that this morning and it can come in through the tri-valley into livermore and pleasanton and we can also see it coming through the carquinez straight and moving into concord and across the bay and into the north bay. so at times, it's very slow to clear. it's really thick. especially during those early morning hours. and it can keep our temperatures down even cooler than normal. that's what we're seeing happening today with highs reaching into the mid-60s. some of those spots that will only get peeks of sunshine. reach into the mid-60s for today. kind of cool out there but not seeing any rain and all of that still headed to the north of us. this system is slowly dipping to the south and will make it closer to the bay area. will give us more clouds by tomorrow morning but not a lot of rain. a few of those spotty light showers will stay across parts of the north bay and once again, this system weakening. there's another one right behind that that could bring in a chance of showers on thursday.
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although the models really aren't putting out that much in terms of how much rain we could see. and then we go into a very dry weekend where we get a lot of sunshine and also possibly a dr rainfall to mitigate that risk of any fire danger but looking at what we're seeing for now in terms of how much rain we could get, maybe a quarter of an inch for parts of the north bay. that's not bad but as you head farther to the south, there could be much less, maybe a few hundredths of an inch. and going into the rest of the month, some of our long-range models show that we could possibly wrap up november witha above normal rainfall. we don't see it in the near term forecast but maybe around thanksgiving or shortly thereafter we could see a decent system moving in. we'll see if that pans out. the temperatures stay in the 60s. so you want to make sure you keep that jacket close by all throughout the week and the umbrella, not so much but i'll keep you updated. >> okay. we'll keep tabs.
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jacket, umbrella. adele returns to the stage for the first time in four years. ♪ never mind i'll find someone like you ♪ >> the moments from her primetime concert that everyone is still talking about. also, what she's revealing about her decision to get divorced. a defense attorney for william bryan, one of the three men charged in the shooting death of ahmaud arbery made a motion today claiming reverend jesse jackson's presence in the gallery could sway the jury in the case. that attorney asking that jackson be removed and then he'd have to watch the proceedings from another room. that would ultimately deny. that attorney also asked for a mistrial which was also denied. more for you right after the break.
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a new law trying to limit the number of work emails. portugal making it illegal for your boss to contact you outside of work hours. marketwatch reports that law says that the privacy of workers must be respected and offenders may be fined. and i want to know what you think. should the u.s. also make it illegal for your boss to contact you after work hours? that's through email, phone call or even a text? well, you can go to my page on twitter,@marcusnbc. there's a new sesame street
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cast member. they have an asian-american muppet. she's making history at the first asian-american puppet in the sesame street repertoire. the addition comes during a concerning rise in hate crimes against members of the aapi community. everyone still talking about adele's primetime concert special. >> she returned to the stage for the first time in four years last night. she also sat down with oprah telling her that she stopped drinking and started working out just to lose that weight. however, adele admits she still eats mcdonald's pretty much every week and she even opened up about the moment that she said she wanted a divorce. >> it was just exhausting trying to like keep going with it. it's a process. a process of a divorce. the process of being a single parent. the process of not seeing a child every single day wasn't really a plan that i had when i
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became a mom. >> adele performed her new album and even helped a fan pull off a marriage proposal. that was really cool. the fan did say yes. and this video of oprah and lizzo singing along with adele's concert. she's getting a lot of attention online for this. and adele has them at "hello." >> everybody sings along, i think. quite talented. >> and adele, i mean -- not adele, but lizzo in that outfit. >> lizzo in any outfit. >> adele looked great, too. >> amazing. all right. anything to sing about in that forecast? >> just go easy on me, okay? the forecast is not all that great. we'll see these temperatures in the low 60s today. and the next several days, some peeks of sunshine. i do think we'll see a slight chance of rain on thursday and i'm watching out for that. >> we certainly need it. thanks so much. that does it for our newscast this midday.
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next one coming up at 5:00. >> get the latest information all day long at nbcbayarea.com. we'll be back tomorrow morning as well, 4:30 to 7:00 for "today in the bay." >> have a good one.
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