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right now at 4:30, a dose age mix-up. one bay area health care provider said it gave the wrong dose of the covid vaccine to thousands and thousands of people. the doover they're now offering. a boycott on campus, the reason some east bay students are taking a stand today, also the changes they want the district to make. and coming together, the memorial plans for this woman, an east bay native who lost her life in a shocking attack in new york. this is "today in the bay." we are broadcasting not only
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to your tv but you can take us with you on the go with your roku, amazon fire, apple tv and online. good tuesday morning to you, thanks for joining us, i'm chris sanchez. >> let's get a start of your forecast. vianey arana is in for kari this morning. >> we're starting out a little chilly in the 40s right now. 41 degrees in walnut creek, and this is a live look now. not everyone is seeing fog, and that disturbance that sort of pushed in through yesterday is now sort of out of the area. we don't have to worry about that, but we do have some limited visibility, down to about a half a mile in see na rosa. a quarter of a mile through novato. the majority of the fog is through the north bay. down to the south bay we're doing okay with visibility. no big issues there. when it comes to your temperatures for this afternoon, we're going to start out in the 40s. once again expect a good mix of sun and clouds by about 9:00, 10:00, notice the temperature trend is going to bump up into
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those 50s. now let's get a check of the roads with mike. >> very easy drive right now over on the left side of your screen -- oh, you can't see it. let's take the map to full, on the left side of your screen above where it says sunnyvale there's a minor crash, it's moved to the shoulder, heading over to el camino. evelyn is the off ramp that's closed. the rest of the bay very clear. fog north of santa rosa, you see it there, that yellow portion. watch 101, no problems reported. no delays right now. a dosing mix-up is impacting about 4,000 kaiser members at the walnut creek facility. >> anybody who got their pfizer dose at the end of october at that facility all the way to the first week of december may have gotten the wrong dose. >> we are learning that there wasn't enough of it in the syringe. you have protection, maybe not enough. michelle herd has more on what
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steps members can take. >> kaiser patients are being notified that they may not have gotten enough vaccine. kaiser officials releasing a statement saying as a trust the health care provider, we are we are committed to informing patients of circumstances that could affect them, even if any potential impact is not considered significant as in this matter. in this situation, there's a possibility that close to 4,000 kaiser members who got shots in walnut creek between october 25th and december 10th did not receive up to four micrograms of the pfizer vaccine. 30 micrograms is the recommended dose. kaiser says the difference between the recommended dose and the dose an ridge may have received is not significant and will still protect against covid-19. >> some people got 26 micrograms, but it's still pretty high of a dose. it wasn't so low that they got like ten micrograms or something
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very low, so they're right that it's probably going to still create the same immune response . >> patients who got the moderna or johnson & johnson vaccines are not affected. adi is a kaiser member and believes mistakes are being made because of staffing. >> kaiser and many other hospital systems are under staffed because they haven't returned back to norm. >> this isn't the first time bay area patients have been given improper doses of covid-19 vaccines. it happened in november at a pediatric clinic in antioch, and it happened last march at the vax clinic at the oakland coliseum. kaiser says this was an isolated incident because of a training issue, and the hospital says anyone affected can get another shot if they want. hospital officials say that they are closely monitoring the situation to make sure that this doesn't happen again. cheryl hurd, today in the bay.
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back to school for students in the east bay. more than 1,200 students are planning a boycott and demanding better covid safety protocols. this is being organized by three sophomore students at met west high school, that's a small school downtown oakland. the petition was signed by more than 1,200 students from various schools, and the students say they want the district to move classes to online instruction. they are also asking for pcr and rapid testing twice a week as well as kn95 masks and n95 masks for all students. the district released a settlement saying we are already meeting or in the process of meeting most of the demands noted in this petition. we will continue to work towards fulfilling the rest in the coming weeks. we thank our students for staying in front of these issues and bringing their concerns to district lineup. late last night we learned staff members at three other oakland elementary schools will be participating in a sickout including accord woodland, bridges academy and united for success academy. >> also in the east bay,
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students in hayward are set to return back to in-person learning after spending a week online to avoid spreading covid and because of staffing and testing shortages. hayward unified say it has enough masks for all staff and surgical masks for students. the district and the alameda health department believe students are safer from covid inside the classroom. we'll continue our coverage online. you can head to nbcbayarea.com. we have a link in the trending bar and we break down what you need to know about testing and masks and vaccine mandates. more nurses plan to gather in san francisco for a woman killed in a random and violent attack in new york city. 40-year-old michelle go died saturday after a man shoved her in front of a subway train at the times square station. that suspect there on your screen is now in custody. investigators so far do not believe this was a hate crime. go was born in the bay area.
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she lived in fremont. long-time friends are heartbroken sfwr i had friends who went to high school with her, as i was talking to them we felt compelled that we need to do something here to honor her memory. it feels random but as a member of the community you realize it keeps happening over and over and over again. >> speakers tonight will include friends and also local leaders. go's family gave us a statement saying she was a beautiful, brilliant, kind, and intelligent woman who loved her family and friends, loved to travel the world and to help others. it is 4:37 on your tuesday morning. caught on camera, still ahead on "today in the bay." new video of the moments leading up to the robbery of a french bulldog. and the reason one american automaker is putting the brakes on hundreds of thousands of vehicles. and chilly 40s to start in san jose, but your temperature trend does include some sunshine and a little bit of warming.
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i'll have your full forecast coming up. mike. and a live look at oakland vee nay, easy flow traffic, you recognize the volume. we'll see if we get back to, quote, normal. yesterday we saw an easy morning commute heading through this area. we'll monitor that and i'll show you a little farther north where things tend to get a little slower.
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good morning, your microclimate temperatures are in
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the 40s to start in walnut creek. by 7:00, 8:00, we'll remain in the 40s, and eventually bump up into the 50s around your lunch hour. i'll have a closer look at your daytime highs and your air quality forecast coming up. and super light holiday light traffic yesterday at the bay bring toll plaza for example, there was no backup. this morning a live look shows you kind of what it was like yesterday. we will likely see the return for a backup this morning. folks won't be happy about that. they might be happy. good morning, wall street is set to open lower this morning as the yield on the ten-year treasury bond jumps to a two-year high. the move comes as investors are preparing for the possibility of more aggressive action by the federal reserve to fight inflation. stocks have had a rough start to 2022 so far with the dow, nasdaq and s&p 500 all down for the
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year. tech has been hit especially hard with the sector falling more than 4%. and focused earnings from goldman sachs. toyota is cutting production in february by about 150,000 vehicles citing the global semiconductor chip shortage, the world's biggest automaker says it will still build 700,000 cars worldwide next month, more than last year but less than initially planned. demand remains strong but it will suspend operations at some plants in japan throughout february. and ford is ramping up its e-commerce business. it struck a deal with stripe to process transactions for orders and reservations, handle financing for commercial customers, and route payments to local dealers. the tie-up is part of ford's larger restructuring plan which includes investing $30 billion in electric vehicles. back to you. >> all right, thank you. more problems for the nation of tonga, days after that powerful volcanic eruption.
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still ahead on "today in the bay," the reason the nation is having trouble getting that foreign aid. and also how those in the bay area are trying to help. and we're starting out in the 40s. temperatures are going to be mild today. coming up, i'll also have a closer look at your climate in crisis and how that volcanic eruption impacted our climate change. a lot calmer than that over here in palo alto, a smooth drive for 101, exactly what we'd expect this time of the morning. folks heading north, we're going to talk about your other routes there as a new crash over in the east bay.
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good morning, good morning, looking over here at the live cameras. we see a very calm drive. we'll talk about that in a second. let's take you out to the maps where we see the green dominating the map. the crash 237 where is actually in sunniville, that is on the shoulder. no slowing there for the south bay. peninsula great, east bay, tri valley and no major problems. an earlier crash on the right side of your screen right around north flynn on the shoulder. danville right behind the n in danville, 680, no major injuries. there may be an injury to a deer but no humans are injured there. no lanes blocked. the bay bridge toll plaza looks great. our view from emeryville, we'll show you a live look. even though there's fog in the
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north bay, novato, north of san rafael, we're looking at a clear drive and a clear view, look at that beautiful shot in the city where all those lights are. great drive. mike, we are on the same page. look at the shot i picked. look at that, we both agreed it's really pretty. and mike was talking about the traffic with it. it is a beautiful shot. it really showcases the lights and the weather. we do have some fog through parts of the north bay as well, but let's take a look right now at satellite and radar. as you know, we had a cut off low from the south that brought a little bit of sprinkle activity. a lot of it didn't make it to the ground. we can still spot some of it mainly over central california. that's going to make for a humid day down through monterey and also, the temperatures are going to remain mild. no major changes in the temperatures, but it is a little chilly through novato right now. it's about 39 degrees. we did drop down into the 30s. santa rosa 44, san jose 44 degrees, and let's take a look at your fog and visibility. down to a quarter of a mile for
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santa rosa and novato and napa. it's very focused through the north bay. the rest of the bay area is doing okay when it comes to the fog. forecasted highs for today, we are going to get afternoon sun. it's not going to be as cloudy as it was in some spots yesterday, and our daytime highs are going to be a little cooler up to the north bay, but very similar down through the south bay. 62 degrees in san jose, 60 degrees in concord. 58 degrees in oakland, 57 in san francisco, and 59 degrees in napa. your air quality outlook, we're going to remain moderate for the most part. i did see a bump in the north bay to 82. this stays within the frame of moderate between 51 and 100 for the air quality index. we should be okay there as well as the long range outlook, that dry pattern still continues, but heading into tonight and into tomorrow, we are expecting to see some of that wind start to kick up, especially for the higher elevation areas in the mountains. so by sunday, that high pressure continues to dominate.
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it rolls back in in strength. over the next seven days, no big changes in the forecast. we stay consistent tuesday, wednesday, thursday, look at the daytime highs in the upper 50s. if you're looking ahead already into next weekend, this is where we're going to really see the wind pick up. it's going to get breezy, getting really gusty as well by early saturday morning. we'll keep a close eye on that. we're going to head over to our climate in crisis, and of course you heard about that volcanic eruption off the island in tonga. that volcano sent tsunami warnings and advisories across the west coast. the powerful underwater volcano impacted much of the pacific rim. scientists have known that large volcanic eruptions can have an immediate and perhaps a year long impact on global climate. as scientists work to understand the phenomenon, the early data from this weekend' eruption indicated it was too small to have a telling impact on climate change. according to scientists, volcano sulfates are particularly good at impacting global climate
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change unlike man made emissions that remain in the atmosphere for days and weeks on end. during a massive eruption, the sulfur dioxide gets lofted, many times miles into the stratosphere, high above where most weather happens and can remain there for months to years. mount pinatuba resulted in a global temperature decline of one degree fahrenheit during the year following its eruption. for more climate change stories just like this one, check out our climate in crisis tab at nbcbayarea.com. we give you a lot of useful information and of course your bay area hot spots where you can make a difference. things are not getting easier for tonga, now volcanic ash from that eruption is delaying aid to the nation. new zealand's military trying to bring supplies but they can't make the trip because of ash on the runways. some in the bay area are
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preparing to help the people impacted there. oakland's sf enterprises sends freight almost exclusively to tonga. the company hoping to coordinate soon with the official relief agencies in those countries, but it's due to extremely limited communication that's been really difficult. others are concerned about tonga setting up -- others concerned about tonga are setting up go fund me sites. 4:51, and back here at home, we have new video showing the moments before armed robbers stole that little french bulldog there in castro valley. two women walking their dog tito over the weekend when seconds later thieves jumped out of a stolen suv, pointed their gun at them and demanded the women hand over the dog. the robbers also stole one of the victim's purses and then went to her home and stole her car later. residents are now starting a neighborhood watch. >> the dog situation with the gun pointed at their heads was the final straw for me.
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>> due to heightened things that are going on right now, we definitely need to get this neighborhood watch started. >> the alameda county sheriff's department is looking for any tips to help them find those thieves. tito's family is offering a $5,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to his return home safe. next on "today in the bay," we introduce you to the central coast olympian that has never let a single injury keep her out of the game. she's now gearing up to compete in the winter olympics. happening now, construction at cupertino's shopping mall unfolds, contaminated soil is are preventing crews from breaking ground on new construction. property owners are now in charge of removing the u.s. banned chemicals left behind by several dry cleaners and an old automotive center. the santa clara department of environmental health has to sign off when that project can move forward. construction is expected to bring more than 2,400 homes and
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millions of square feet in retail and office space. we'll be back in a minute.
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k. we are just 18 days away from the winter olympics, and as we count down to the games we want you to get to know the u.s. olympic team. >> including monterey native brita sigourney. she already has a long list of injuries she's overcome in a career of half pipes. >> the main difference between us and her is that her list is longer than most. >> we didn't want you to be all alone. this is my friend who keeps me company. >> she just needs to go really big. >> brita sigourney, i'm from
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caramel, california. >> winding up, here's the set of 20. >> i've done the shoulder, all the ligaments, broke the tip off the collarbone. i don't even have it anymore. this collarbone fractured into a million pieces in francement i also broke my pelvis, my left fibula, right fibula, three knee surgeries, cartilage repair, atl. >> and brita sigourney is taking home the bronze. >> when i was young it was never really a question. i just kind of bounced back from the surgeries no matter how long the recover was. now it's a little different because my body's a little beat up but it was never a question. >> our coverage starts february 3rd, the opening ceremony february 4th, and of course you can watch it right here on nbc bay area. plus, streaming on apple tv and amazon fire.
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it was an exciting night at the shark tank last night in part thanks to a history making pechbs from timo meier. he scored five goals in one game. that's never happened in sharks history. the sharks beat the kings 6-2. a first not seen in years for the nfl, a monday night playoff game, in this case the game not that memorable. 49 divisional rivals the rams and cardinals mixed it up in southern california. arizona quarterback kyler murray almost sacked right here in the end zone, and then he's almost picked off or he is picked off by the rams for a defensive touchdown. the rams win it 34-11. they travel to tampa to face tom brady and the buccaneers. that game will air here on nbc bay area on sunday afternoon. we're counting down the days to the super bowl, of course. you can watch super bowl lvi
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right here. ensuring voting rights, still ahead on "today in the bay." a live report on the uphill battle senators are facing in washington as they work under intense pressure to pass voting legislation. and we still have some shower activity, but it's mainly down through monterey. we have mild weather coming up, but for how long. i'll have the full forecast in just a few minutes. and not exciting, san jose's shot of 101 northbound, it shows an easy drive right now. might get a little more exciting if we have some slowing in about 40, 45 minutes. we'll see if that first morning burst will give us a feel for how today's commute is going to go. keep monitoring, of course.
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right now at 5:00, the mad dash to find at home testing kits is ramping up, continuing to ramp up. the steps you can take this morning to try to find one, and we'll show you how to make sure your insurance pays for it. >> and headed back to court, the party mom accused of putting young teens at risk faces a judge. also, the reason she could potentially be released from jail. plus sfwr where do you stand? whose side are you on? >> a senate showdown over voting rights takes center stage on capitol hill today. in a live report, we'll show you the reasons the bills are almost certain to fail. this is "today in the

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