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now on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, rain is back here but the big question is how long will it last? good afternoon. i am amanda starrantino. >> i am len kiese. good afternoon to you. let's go to mary lee with a look at where the rain is falling now and a look at the futurecast. on high def doppler you see widespread rain lighting up our radar screen. all of us are catching in on that rain. north bay, santa rosa, petaluma, novato, san francisco, the peninsula catching that rain. east bay from concord as well as for oakland seeing rain, hayward, union city, three fremont as well as the south bay. you are getting that wet weather as well. this is all because of a cold front bringing rain for us as we head through the afternoon. more wet weather is on the way. i will talk about our next
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weather system this week coming up. >> thank you. in three bay area counties you can ditch your mask in some places. the health order went into effect in contra costa, alameda, and marin. >> justin andrews is live in san rafael where the mask mandate eased minutes ago. how are people and businesses reacting to the loosened mandate? >> reporter: we're getting mixed reactions from people at the aroma cafe in san they are here enjoying lunch, maybe having coffee and eating a little bit. the owner says he is hoping this will boost bottom lines and hopefully tiptoe back to the sense of normalcy. at aroma cafe in san rafael you will find roy smith with his coffee and "new york times." >> this is my favorite thing to do in the morning. >> reporter: he will keep his mask onto protect him, his partner, and others. >> my partner is not vaccinated. i can still be a carrier and be
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asymptomatic and spread to her. >> reporter: he can smell the coffee brewing outside but there is another aroma inside. >> it definitely will help because previously a while ago they did lift mask in marin and business picked up. >> reporter: he smells business booming soon with the mask mandate being lifted. at noon health officials lifted mask order in indoor places like restaurants, bars, retail stores. individual businesses can have their own requirement if they choose. he says he won't. some of his regulars like joan andrews wants to play things safe. >> i feel you never know when the new virus will strike. they always say one virus is gone and then another variant comes in. orarinth aders say it is the cr. ty to eah leaders say ease of mask rules doesn't change state or federal
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orders for unvaccinated, schools, hospitals, even if riding public transportation. >> i think it is wise to keep your mask on. i am older. i am 63. >> reporter: so that was miss joan. basically what she said is the same thing health leaders in marin are recommending, that people continue to wear that mask to help cut the spread of covid-19. for a full list of information about the masking rules and those lifted go to >> thank you. today shoreline service temporarily suspended on some muni lines because some operators are in compliance with san francisco's vaccine mandate. joycelyn moran is live with re thavccine. repr: weknow city workin compliance e d speawith
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transport workers union local 258 and they said today isn't the day where operators will be terminated. there is a process they will go through. the process is they're going to ensure as many people are able to come back to work. this is how this is affecting riders. short line service on several muni lines have been temporarily suspended, refers to portions on a longer muni line. some operators are not vaccinated and others have not reported vaccination status. they will be on leave until a hearing process takes place. others asked for exemption and are in the process. as for transport locals union, they're continuing to work with operators who have not yet gotten vaccinated. >> our number one priority is continuing to educate our meer es e a lot of opinions out there. but in the end it's the facts that matter. our number one go to
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continue educating membership to ensure that nobody loses their job. >> reporter: the san francisco municipal transportation agency says they don't have a precise time line as to when services will be restored. of course we'll be sure to update you. new, federal government is a step closer to requiring many employers to vaccinate employees or test weekly for covid-19. the rule applies to private companies with 100 or more employees. it will require employers to give workers paid time off to get vaccines and to recover from side effects. employers that fail to comply can be fined up to nearly $14,000 per violation. the go ahead for pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for kids 5 to 11 can happen as soon as tomorrow. that's when the vaccine advisers are set to vote. cdc director is then expected to officially recommend it, allowing kids to get shots as soon as wednesday.
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according to a survey by kaiser family foundation, less than one in three parents say they'll get the covid vaccine for young kids right away. another third did say fda nemo amon e vaccine in k children and teens age 12 to 17. moderna predicts this might delay emergency use authorization for the age group until january. the number of people who died from covid-19 worldwide has just surpassed 5 million. that is according to johns hopkins university. the highest in the world is in the u.s. with more than 766,000. more frustrations for people flying american airlines. the airline canceled more than 380 flights today. since friday nearly 2300 flights have been canceled. american blames weather issues and staffing shortages. the company said it was being proactive to minimize inconvenience. three weeks ago you might
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remember southwest canceled more than 2,000 flights over several days because of weather and air traffic control issues. i am anne makovec at the live news desk. following the latest right now on the united nations conference on climate change, president biden spoke there earlier today and said the u.s. is back at the table and called on other countries to step up to the plate. >> will we seize enormous opportunity before us or will we condemn future generations to suffer? this is the decade that will determine the answer. >> this is going on in glasgow scotland. leaders from almost 200 nations planning to reduce global carbon emissions to zero by 2050 and limiting the planet's overall warming to 1.5 degrees celsius or 2.7 fahrenheit. biden talked about new regulations for ag and oil
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industries and combating deforestation, goals for short and longterm. >> transform largest economy in the world into a thriving innovative equitable just clean energy engine of net zero for net zero world. >> he said he will be announcing new initiatives over the next couple days. >> thank you. supreme court justices hearing arguments challenging texas law that bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy. >> at issue is not the right to abortion but the structure of the texas law that shields it from federal court review. natalie brand reports from the u.s. supreme court. >> abortion is healthcare. >> healthcare is a right! >> reporter: the new texas abortion law takes center stage before supreme court as justices hear two challenges to most restrictive abortion law in the nation. >> the interest of the united states here is the sovereign interest in ensuring states cannot throughout supremacy of federal law by enacting a law
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that is clearly unconstitutional. >> reporter: the focus is over who can be sueded to challenge the law, not whether roe verses wade should be overturned. the texas legislation bans abortions after a heart beat is detected which can be as early as six weeks. instead of state officials enforcing law, private citizens can file civil lawsuits with penalties of at least $10,000 for anyone violating the law. the justices agreed to hear oral arguments with legal questions raised about texas law on expedited basis. in september they rejected emergency appeal to block the law in a 5-4 decision. many conservative leaning states across the country are passing abortion restrictions. it's part of a deliberate effort to get the issue of abortion before the newly conservative supreme court with six conservative justices including three appointed by former president trump. mississippi's law will be first
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to be argued exactly one month from today. that law bans abortions at 15 weeks and is a direct challenge to roe v wade. >> if states are allowed to decide the issue, you could have different laws on abortion in conservative leaning states such as alabama and liberal leaning states such as new york. to san francisco, historic day at city hall. mayor london breed set to swear in the next city attorney in an hour. he will be san francisco's first asian american city attorney. he replaces dennis herrera who will be general manager of the public utilities commission. bay area families able to enjoy first normal halloween for the first time in a year. parents of younger children who have not been vaccinated had to take precautions but people made the best of it. >> i think people are more comfortable. >> it was really emotional for me to see the kids be able to
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have a normal halloween event. >> we are really excited looking forward to the kids getting vaccinated hopefully next week. >> bay area families tell us they're already excited. >> ready to go, november 1. we are ready for you october 31. we will take a quick break. when we come back, turning stale bread into booze. the innovative process being used by a southern california company. target
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welcome back. the dow is up in the green about 55 points. now that halloween is over, target is getting a jump start on christmas. the retailer started its black friday sales today. so each week the retailer will be offering holiday best deals which are the best prices for the whole season. new deals are released each sunday and not all deals will last the whole week. experts have been recommending people shop early because of shortages and supply chain issues. about 40% of food in the u.s. ends up in a landfill. >> a distillery is turning a movement turning the would be
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waste into cocktails. more on the sustainable spirit. >> reporter: never expected to be making vodka let alone helping ease the nation's food waste problem. >> anything in a grocery store bakery isle, we can turn to vodka. >> reporter: in 2017 he and his partner had an idea some considered half baked, take old bread products and turn them into vodka. >> just a resource like anything else. it's made from starches and sugars which are building blocks to alcohol. >> reporter: the company misadventure vodka gets a load of more than 1,000 pounds of bread products from a food bank. most are past expiration date but still useable. each bottle of vodka produced keeps about two pounds of food out of a landfill.
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a new york based company created a flour krafted from beer. toast dale is made with bread that would otherwise be thrown out. >> with our process, some vanilla extract come through. >> reporter: that taste is served in cocktails at the company's tasting room. this customer says the brand offers a unique flavor. >> it gives a new meaning to drinking responsibly. >> that's a really good way to put it. i feel good about drinking it. i feel like i am being a steward to the environment. >> reporter: misadventure mostly sells online but is hoping to expand the operation and help change the planet one sip at a time. i want to show you high def doppler. a beautiful view of all this rain, widespread rain. i am tracking this cold front
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currently pushing across the bay area bringing rain to most of us. let's zoom in with what to expect as we are looking at rain for the north bay. the entire north bay. petaluma, novato, san francisco, across peninsula, daly city, san bruno, san mateo, half moon bay. east bay from concord, oakland, san ramone, tri valley, dublin, livermore, the south bay. usually you have that rain shadowing so it is nice to have that wet weather in san jose. a live look at san francisco, rain drops on our live camera and all the rain icons, it's nice to see. upper 50s and low 60s at this hour. we have more rain coming our way. it does look like a wet evening commute and showers are lingering for tonight. let's walk you through on futurecast as we headh afternoon. here we are stopping at 5:00
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p.m. you see showers out there as we head through 10:00 p.m. and especially inland locations, dealing with more wet weather to come. tomorrow, maybe an isolated lingering shower but for the most part for your tuesday, we will see clearing, quieter weather, and temperatures warmer for your tuesday. today we are looking at daytime highs in low to mid 60s, below average. sun set is 6:10 and sunrise at 7:36. daytime highs for san francisco, oakland, san jose and the seven-day forecast, we are looking at temperatures a little bit warmer tuesday and wednesday and our next weather system rolls in on thursday. it is drier friday and saturday. there is a chance to see a shower as we look to the end of our weekend. inland east bay, north bay, coast. after a wet day today, drier weather tuesday and wednesday and rain returns especially for baancot dnday all us looking at showers as we head to thursday morning to start our day.
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it is drier friday and saturday. this weekendk daylight saving time ends and we get the extra hour of sleep. super excited about that. >> can't forget that. you better believe it mary. >> thanks. next, city of oakland is starting a project to address homelessness. what the city is working on. streaming on cbsn bay area, we ask a local doctor about pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for children and if benefits out weigh potential risks. that is at 1:15. we are on and the kpix app. we are on th
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taking a live look at oakland where the city is opening a new village designed to tackle homelessness. there are 65 units described as tiny homes. officials hope to address several problems at once by providing privacy, safety, and much needed amenities. >> i used to live under the under pass. i love this place. it brings happiness. >> a youthful vision leads to an innovative village. now the world is watching this tiny corner of the east bay.
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>> we have had calls from germany, e-mails from romania. it's an amazing model of what a community can do when it decides it will tackle a problem. >> that's tonight at 7:00 on project home on kpix5. coming up next on the news at noon, with that wet weather across the bay in the forecast, we'll check with mary one last time. >> on the drew barrymore show, anderson mrs. claus the shopping boss here to help you merry savers decorate with the best bargains ever! ross has savings on everything you need to get the party started. because who waits for shipping anymore? or guests?! i love saying yes to more merry for less at ross!
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i want to give you one more look at high def doppler, a last look. you see widespread rain across the bay area as this cold front continues to move across our region. as we take you hour by hour on futurecast, we are not done. we are still looking at showers as we head through this afternoon, the rest of this afternoon, evening, and tonight. we have already picked up from a few hundredths to a tenth and a little bit more on the way. seven-day forecast today is wet and cool. we are looking at drier weather ahead for tuesday and wednesday. our next weather system rolls in late wednesday into thursday and at this point, there is a chance to see a few showers sunday to end our weekend. inland east bay, north bay, coast, same story with the showers by thursday. back to you. >> thanks. meet ivy, a baby northern fur seal who was saved after
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narrowly avoiding being hit by cars. she was rescued over the weekend after flapping across the road way. >> it is unclear how she ended up on the road way. northern fur seals are typically found 600 miles off the coast and spend their lives at sea. marine mammal center will take care of ivy for a few days. we are glad she's okay. >> and safe. >> a cutie. >> nice pictures. that's it for the news at noon. we are on 24/7 on
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♪♪♪ >> quinn: don't try me, donna. i promise you'll regret it. >> donna: i'm not trying to do anything, quinn. okay? [whimpering] i don't want to fight with you. i don't want to fight with you! >> quinn: then you keep your hands off my husband. >> donna: i don't know what you think-- >> quinn: oh, no, no, no! don't you dare try to play innocent with me. i heard eric and brooke talking. i know what you were up to! you're going after my husband-- >> donna: no-- >> quinn: so you should consider yourself warned. back off! or i will make sure eric never sees or hears from you ever again. ♪♪♪ >> brooke: eric, do you really need to tell quinn what happened between you and donna? >> eric: absolutely.


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