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on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, looking live from our treasure island camera, you can see the fog over san francisco. good morning. it is thursday january 6. i am len kiese. >> i am amanda starrantino. we will start with a look outside at weather and traffic with darren peck. good morning. it is a little foggier than it was yesterday in some places. or a better way of saying that is it's gotten foggy earlier than it did yesterday in the north bay. it looks as gloomy from the camera on treasure island. towards the city, you can barely make out the skyline. as we look at current conditions, it's concord that's the only place officially reporting fog. look how warm it is, mid 50s in some places, 56 in san jose. another way of saying that is it is four degrees shy of 60. it's got to be more comfortable
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than you have been used to. petaluma is down below a mile. it will probably stay that way through the morning. expect fog for most inland valleys. a few other current temperatures shows us more mid 50s. just like yesterday the clouds aren't going to break a lot. it will stay mostly cloudy gray and mostly daytime highs that manage to climb to the upper 50s. there is rain for tomorrow morning. we'll look at that in the complete forecast. let's check with gianna to see how the drive is doing. good morning. you are you have to a good start if you are leaving early. things are moving nicely, minor slowing near north flynn but nothing bad towards the dublin interchange. 26 minutes 205 towards 680. taking a look at freeways in
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concord, north bay where darren mentioned foggy spots, everything is at the limit. things are quiet heading into san francisco. i am anne makovec taking a live look at the capitol hill where it's been one year since the deadly capitol attack. i am sure you remember january 6, 2021. today president biden is expected to speak about importance of a peaceful transfer of power. the day one year ago started with congress working to confirm electorial college victory and not far from the capitol president trump was holding a rally as he and supporters continued to question the results. shortly after some stormed the building, delaying election certification until early the next morning. more than 700 people have been arrested in connection with the attack but fbi is still looking for 350 more people. cbs news is going to carry a
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special report on the one year anniversary around 6:00 our time. we will be carrying that for you on kpix5. >> thank you. the fbi is still searching for a mill valley man indicted in the siege on the capitol. evan new man is wanted on 14 counts including civil disorder and assaulting resisting or impeding officers. fbi says new man took off from u.s. on february 16 and is believed to be in bella ruz. he gave an extended interview on tv and also appeared on russian television. >> the fact that this country is as provided as it is today does provide openings for russians, chinese, and others who attempt to exploit our internal divisions from their own political purposes. >> he does not have a extradition treaty with u.s. and it is unknown if newman
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will be allowed to state. a special report is coming up at 6:00. a live look from san francisco where almost 700 teachers and aids called out sick yesterday. today could be even worse. teachers say they have no other choice. >> reporter: a petition circulating online is calling for a teacher sick-out at san francisco unified schools with organizers saying the district needs to do more to protect them. >> you need to talk about the teachers. you need to act like you care about the teachers. >> reporter: a middle school math teacher, she was one of the organizers of the sick-out petition. the goal is to send a message if the district doesn't take concerns seriously, quote, we can shut the whole system down and we will. the petition has around 500 signatures. she isn't sure how many who signed are teachers or how many
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will participate. >> this is very, very grassroots site to site, friend to friend word of mouth. >> reporter: the teacher's union was not involved but union representatives did hold a press conference asking for additional safety measures in classrooms including more ppe plus making more rapid covid tests available to staff and students. >> school districts must have a plan of action to keep everyone safe. i am sad to say that's not the case here. >> a statement, continues to follow public health guidance and schools have remained low risk settings. district leaders say they are aware and have planning for multiple scenarios. >> today the district will hold a meeting with teachers union to discuss the safety protocols. the sick-out was planned to coincide with the meeting.
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school districts across the bay area are struggling to keep classrooms open. west contra costa is planning to close all schools tomorrow and monday to ease strain. the superintendent says the district is seeing more staff absences than usual as well as students testing positive. all schools will undergo deep cleaning tomorrow. students are urged to get tested before returning to school tuesday. the district's three new testing sites will also be closed on monday. fremont unified school district is apologizing for the fiasco surrounding distribution of 33,000 at home covid test kits. dozens of parents and students got frustrated waiting in long lines to get kits at one location. many left empty handed when the give away ended promptly at 2:00. >> considering omicron is very contagious, you can even contract waiting in the line.
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i have double mask, n95 and a surgical mask and i am concerned waiting in the long line. >> we regret that families or students or staff have had to wait. we are committed to making sure they get the tests delivered to them. >> more bay area businesses are closing their doors. positive tests and protocols led to a severe worker shortage. a report from santa rosa on the growing impact to the hospitality industry. >> reporter: did not open today, a sign saying it is closed today and tomorrow. this is just another hurdle in what's been a rough couple years. >> our gift shop is open. sorry about that. >> reporter: russian river brewing closed both locations as it becomes a victim of omicron surge. >> we are standing here at winter brew pub. i had to make the executive
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decision about 9:00 a.m. to close today and tomorrow because we are so short staffed. >> reporter: the hospitality industry has been struggling to hire workers. they're hoping by closing for a couple days it will buy time to regroup and reopen by friday. >> what doesn't kill you makes you stronger. i think the last couple years has made us more resilient and stronger. >> reporter: this is businesses are having to keep up with new rules coming down from cdc to california's department of public health. dph just extended the mask mandate for another month. >> looking at masking as such an important feature at state, doing what we can to improve our plight with cases. >> reporter: the russian river brewing company has been complying with ever changing regulations and required boosters for all employees. mask mandates will be enforced but there are concerns about
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how well it actually works. >> i don't know how effective it is in restaurant environment because for the most part employees are dealing with unmasked customers, waiting on people who don't wear masks. you can't wear a mask when you are drinking and eating. >> . >> the company did considering canceling but decided against it saying everybody needs something to look forward to. developing news out of san jose where police are investigating a hit and run that killed a bicyclist. the crash took place a couple blocks from i am its freeway entrance. investigation continues. this is san jose's second fatal car accident this year. alameda sheriffs department
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mourning senseless death of a recruit. the 20-year-old was about to enter a career in law enforcement. he was shot on the west bound approach to the bay bridge. she was heading home to san francisco from the academy in dublin. his body was given a full police escort to the coroner's office. investigators have not released information about a suspect or motive in the shooting. 4:41. still ahead on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, nation's first
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southern california is dealing with a new viral threat. it is called flurona meaning a patient tests positive for both the flu and coronavirus. one of the first cases in the country was just detected in los angeles. >> the two are similar and
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traveling the same way. it's just assumed if you are testing for one, you should test for the other. >> also in los angeles, rapid surge of omicron has led to a huge shortage in ambulance crews. now the county is changing how and when they are dispatched. officials say they will only send an ambulance for life threatening situations. in some cases patients will be reported to hospitals on fire trucks. vta is buying up 93 pieces of land along the santa clara street corridor where san jose bart extension will eventually run below. that means the businesses there now will have to move. one owner has less than a year too remote indicate truck center from the current five acre site. >> there is this big pending doom that we think about every time. we have a hard time sleeping. >> vta says buying land is a
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long process. it begins with friendly negotiations that can move into imminent domain if parties can't agree on a price. in those cases a court would decide what's fair compensation for the land. time for money watch report, how investors are reacting after feds release outlook for 2022. plus tiktok's latest plan to get more users. diane king hall reports. stocks nose dived wednesday. dow dropped 392. nasdaq skidded 522. s&p 500 fell 92. investors were spooked by federal reserve after it released minutes from december meeting. it believes inflation may ellijayer longer than previously expected. tiktok is going corporate.
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it struck a deal with atmosphere tv, a streaming service for businesses. approved tiktok videos may end up on tvs in restaurants like taco bell and burger king, gyms, bars, medical offices, and elsewhere. it removes audio and adds its own viral material. a big fish reels in the dough. a blue fin sold for nearly $150,000 in japan wednesday, part of the annual new year tuna auction in tokyo's largest fish market but the 465-pound fish was about $35,000 less than top selling tuna from last year's event. pandemic related decline is blamed for it falling in price for the third straight year. for more head to i am diane king hall.
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let's get a check of weather and traffic on this thursday. what's it looking like for the next couple days? we are so close to the weekend. the headline will be tomorrow morning's rain. it doesn't look like a lot but we are going to get light rain, just a tenth of an inch of rain. the timing does bring it through as we would all be doing a traditional friday morning commute and there is still plenty of that going on. i will show you the view from the camera above san jose. it's cloudy, not foggy, not in the south bay. that's good to see. you might hit patchy areas of fog at the outskirts of the santa clara valley. as you get close to the agricultural fields, you will likely hit patches of fog. can't see the towers on the bay bridge. that's from our camera looking at them from treasure island.
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it is relatively warm for many locations in the mid 50s. san jose is 56, 54 in oakland. you can see where the fog is. concord your reading is .3 of a mile. it's foggy in the north bay where we are down to less than a mile. as we switch this and put it in futurecast, you never see this clear entirely. it doesn't stay fog past late morning but the mid level clouds, gray school, that never clears today. daytime highs will still manage to make it to the upper 50s whether in the south bay, inland valleys of east bay, in the heart of the bay where temperatures will continue to stay in the upper 50s and north bay valleys as well, upper 50s for daytime highs. the next chance of rain is already visible. that comes together by tomorrow morning. to give you the overview of what that will look like, we will time it out on futurecast. there is tomorrow's rain.
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that's tomorrow at 8:00 a.m. light showers across the north bay and by the time we have gotten to the early afternoon for the most part, it has cleared the bay area. maybe 0.2 of an inch of rain in the north bay. that's really the only chance that shows up in the seven-day forecast. after that we clear out. we might increase clouds into next week but no real significant opportunities for rain. even the one coming our way friday is not that significant. any time it is rain on a morning commute, it does matter. we'll keep looking and have specifics. there is your heads up for tomorrow morning. how is the drive now? good morning. i will start with a look at conditions along highway 4 through concord. we are dealing with foggy spots this morning. limited visibility may be an issue you head out and make the commute out of the highway 4 area, antioch, concord, 242. i am seeing okay speeds with no
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major issues or delays. keeping our eye on that area. watching delays growing into altamont pass. we are seeing brake lights from 205 onto 580 extending to just beyond grant line. heads up if you are headed towards the dublin interchange. things look better here, not seeing major brake lights. head lights working towards 680 so if you are making the drive through pleasanton, things are at the limit at least through that portion. travel time about 28 minutes, 205 towards 680. highway 4, 25 minutes from antioch to the east shore freeway. taking 80 to the bay bridge, looking good. no metering lights. everything is clear into san francisco, a pretty easy ride so far. most bay area bridges are problem free. we are seeing a few cars, extra volume on south 101 across the span.
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they haven't done lane changes. it looks like one is open, it bottlenecks but opens the rest of the way towards the toll plaza. san mateo bridge is clear in both directions. >> thanks. this is a story that would make las lassie proud. >> a shepherd was frantically running around a highway. when officers caught up to her she discovered an overturned truck and two men thrown, one was her owner. who has the most talked about right thumb in the nfl? warriors play by play man tried
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good morning. nba up top and warriors. i have often said numbers don't lie. warriors average 111 points per game. they scored 82 last night. mavs greatest player had his number retired. how about a current great? look at this drive, off balance and it went. he scored 26. steph curry and gary patients at risk ii did peyton ii did just that. tim hard away junior like his daddy did so many times. five minutes left, up ten. warriors in a big hole. a night where shooters had an off night, steph curry, back to
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back gains, 8 for 41. he will figure it out, scored 14, not nearly enough. curry suffered a bruise in the game which ended in a 99-82 loss. they may have to play at new orleans later today without him. >> last game i felt all of them had no chance from the jump. tonight was different. every one of them felt good. >> he is going to break out of this pretty quickly. he had a bunch of plays i thought were good looks, good decisions and the ball just didn't go in. >> quick note, first time since may kyrie irving last night at brooklyn nets game unvaccinated, on the road, scored 22. he had not been with the team because he is unvaccinated and wasn't allowed to play home games. for now he will just be playing
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in road games. nets beat indiana 129-121. nfl and 49ers. we will talk about jimmy garoppolo. niners four and a half to five point under dog at the ram this sunday but is he your starting quarterback? is it jimmy g. he showed up yesterday with a wrap on his badly injured right thumb. he still hasn't been ruled out for sunday's game. pain will depend on pain tolerance. it was suffered on this play nearly two weeks ago at tennessee. >> what does it feel like. >> it [bleep] hurts. i don't know how else to describe it, feels like the web in your hand is tearing a little bit. yeah, that's probably the best way. i know it will not be 100%. i am realistic about that. but we are doing everything we
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can to get as close as we can. >> that's enough. see you later. it is 4:56. still ahead, bay area schools struggling to keep classrooms open. frustration mounting for parents trying to get their kids tested for covid. the apology just issued in the east bay.
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hundreds of teachers in san francisco called in sick. i am justin andrews. i will explain what they want, next. it's been one year since deadly attack on the u.s. capitol. this morning, the investigation into what happened is far from
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over. could it be one step closer to fixing san francisco's millennium tower? the push from city leaders. good morning. it is thursday january 6. i am amanda starrantino. >> i am len kiese. good morning. let's start with traffic and weather before you head out the door beginning with darren peck. good morning guys. it is cloudy out there like yesterday, having a hard time seeing the tops of the towers on bay bridge and golden gate bridge. there are places where this is fog on the road. inland valleys of east bay and north bay valleys. you see concord here on the regular image showing it is reporting fog at the airport. look at the temperatures. it's warm, mid 50s for just about everywhere. concord in the mid 40s. it's cold. that reading is down to 0.3 of a mile for concord. it will be cloudy but at least we won't have fog on the road unless you are inland east


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