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oh man... let's get you to this moment. is that it? yep, that's it. of relief... [joyfully laughs] protection... i just got vaccinated- i just got vaccinated! noah just got vaccinated... hope... so that we can get to all the other moments. let's get you to the exhale you didn't know you were waiting for. let's get it... together. so we can be together. let's get to immunity. now's your moment to get vaccinated. >> our top story tonight at 5.30, the bay bridge saw its
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first sideshow of the year. that was obviously on the asphalt. it was paired with illegal fireworks display over head. yeah. was captured on video and kron four's haaziq talk to the person who recorded the fireworks and with chp about what they're going to do to prevent this from happening again. >> this is video of illegal fireworks taking place during an illegal sideshow. the bay bridge. >> dinner to pics taken that happened was that traffic backed up pretty quick. >> it happened thursday around 09:30pm. yeah. no sullivan says it was an unexpected sight from the dinner table. it decided to capture cell phone. i just see the fireworks going off in the center of the bay bridge. >> in between not right. right in the city and just saw the police. coming from the city on the bottom of the bay bridge san francisco, california highway patrol officer mark andrews picks it up from there. >> our units but with guys before they arrived at the
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scene the sideshow is to review party disbanded. >> illegal fireworks displays during sideshows of appear to be happening more frequently. as you can see in this recent citizen video recorded in oakland. this is not the first time a sideshow of the bay bridge was captured on video. this was recorded back in 2080, however, chp officer mark andrews says it is the first time fireworks through bob during a sideshow. the bay bridge. it says it increases the danger connected to the reckless exhibition driving along the bridge itself. there are no freeway shoulders. >> so obviously if something happens as anything creates a media hazard requires any kind of medical attention. all lanes are blocked in. obviously it slows down immediate response. her emergency personnel. and don't want anyone to in those sort
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of activities on the bridge. >> has it made you kron 4 news. >> the chp is investigating a shooting on highway 4 in pittsburgh. a man was shot in the neck last night caused him to crash into a big rig. you see what happened there. victim guys 20's is recovering tonight at john muir hospital is expected to survive. officers say they interviewed the victim but they say he said he didn't have any information on that shooter. >> and take a look at this a car crash to a home in san jose overnight, the driver walked away but left the car behind the san jose police department says the crash happened just before 1 o'clock this morning and tore right through the garage. neighbors say the loud noise woke them up. >> we were sleeping and we're open about a quarter to one of the loud. and it shook the whole house and. came out to be. what was happening in
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their the car in our front room. >> the crash knocked the power out for least a dozen homes in the area, but it is now back on everyone inside the house was ok, but the homeowner says they're devastated and have a huge mess to clean up. police are still looking for the suspect. today. the tenant of the ghost ship warehouse in oakland was back in court derick almena faced a judge to discuss. >> how much you'll have to pay in restitution to the victims. families. the judge rules. how many must pay more than 10 million dollars in restitution. that includes 4 million for a financial support for families. nearly 5 million for attorneys fees and more than a million dollars to cover the victim's funeral costs, counseling and other bills. this all comes as part of a plea deal where pleaded guilty to 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter after that deadly warehouse fire that killed 36 people. we go now to the south bay and santa
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clara county health officials are urging young residents to get their covid-19 vaccine as there are some growing concerns regarding a recent drop in demand. >> for the vaccine more than 2 thirds of santa clara county residents age 16 and older have received at least one dose of the covid-19 shot despite that there are still many people getting sick and health officials are worried with the different variants. the situation could get worse. >> let me think you are young adults in our team. it's your turn now it's your turn. help us get to the finish line. only one in 3 teens. 1617 have been vaccinated so far and that's ok, they just started the middle of april that now it's time to step up and get back community. it's only about one in 10. 1617, year-old. >> given the drop in demand supply is not an issue in the county. there are several
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vaccine sites that also do not require appointments. and we have a complete list on our website. kron 4 dot com. >> it is day 2 of the nfl draft and the niners are getting ready for life with lance and unsurprisingly. they want to protect it. yeah, that's trey lance who they drafted. number in the now he was their number one pick in the 3rd round no, no, put their 3rd pick in the first camera. nice here. she's going to tear it up. you got to know. 3rd overall pick in the first round. either way, we're glad he is here. and first i got to give a shout out to our floor manager, andre because he declared. >> its here in the bay area. and that's exactly right. lance arrived here in the bay area today and he went straight to his new home levi stadium of course. land said it is his first time visiting the bay area. he comes west to be a north dakota state where he played his college ball and won a national title in the football championship subdivision and from minnesota
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where he grew up. but the lee family does have some history here in the bay area. here's a fun fact. his father carlton is a former cornerback who spent training camp with the forty-niners back in the 90's. the younger lance who hopes to be with this team for much longer than one training camp has said he is ready to get to work. >> i know this coaching staff and the guys in the quarterback room are going to push and held competing only learned. so that's the biggest thing i looking forward to it. >> the forty-niners also just made their second-round pick that took an offensive lineman aaron banks out of notre dame. more on him later. how about some baseball? can you believe that a team that started the in 6 is now atop the american league, the a's are again, scared me half a game back of the kansas city royals thanks in large part to that 13 game winning streak. they had tonight. they're at home taking on baltimore and manager bob melvin was asked what impressed him about his team. >> we're winning some games, hear that. in different ways. i think that's impressive to
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our pitching seems to be getting better and better. we do have any number of injuries right now to that is affected our lineup and our bullpen. but we continue to play pretty well. so i think. you know that more anything. that's that's impressed me about where we are right now. >> and can't forget about the giants. of course they might be the surprise of the season so far. they're the top team in the national league. a game up on defending champion. ellie dodgers, the orange black won 8 of their last 11 games with a chance to gain even more ground in the division tonight as they start a three-game series in san diego. we're going to have highlights of both baseball games and the most up to date info on the forty-niners dropped later tonight. very exciting times here lot to be. pumped up about. and i have learned its its draft week. draft day. there's a lot of ground. mark your calendar next year. a trust in vegas right. isn't in should go out, bring on the road. we'll tell the i'm in budget since i know
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so thanks. good. still to come, the u.s. commerce secretary praising president biden's first 100 days in office. what she has to say about it. >> plus the former fire chief of sandra fell is turning 100 years old. so we'll show you how they are celebrating this milestone and a already big area. food bank is expanding too try to prevent more food. insecurity will hear from leaders there about the upcoming project.
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>> soden security before the pandemic was already a problem but a year now into the pandemic and the numbers of people who need food are staggering to fight the growing number of people who are experiencing hunger and food insecurity. the san francisco-marin food bank. it's now expanding its warehouse. they've just built an additional 2300 square foot on to its current warehouse. that's the plan and this expansion will allow the food bank to distribute 75 million pounds of food a year serving up to 200,000 people a week. the food bank's executive director says providing resource like this to the public is even more important now than it's ever been. >> and now as we emerge from the pandemic, there's no there. i i think the fact that the government, the bank make that we're getting food to our
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neighbor. they can 100 that were working with that community. make sure that we've got the in the coalition and they were fighting make that we've got the right policies in place that we can work towards. the one thing they can. and right now more than ever before. we've got make sure that we have the capacity to deliver on that need and that's where this renovation and think the way it really couldn't come soon enough. make sure that we've got the ability, the tribute, the food that i right now. >> the food bank can always use extra help, whether it's volunteer work or monetary donations as every dollar conserved 2 meals. still to come. >> we have a live report from washington. how president biden is trying to promote
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>> president biden and vice president harris are taking their sales pitch for their agenda on the road force. washington correspondent rashad hudson joins us live now with more on their message for a shot. >> good evening. the president vice president say they're taking their message directly to the people with stops in philadelphia and cincinnati today to tell their infrastructure plan. they say will create jobs and improve the nation's transit system. >> i'm right in and check almost as long as you've been in that room. >> in philadelphia. president
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biden expressed his gratitude for amtrak on their 50th anniversary and spoke about the importance of his infrastructure plan to modernize and repair the vital services trains provide. >> to make investments that can help america get back on track. the president took the opportunity to make the pitch for his 2.3 trillion dollars, american jobs plan. >> that would invest in transportation and infrastructure jobs. >> and rail and hopefully expansion of rail provides good union jobs, good paying jobs. they also connect people to jobs and economic opportunities that can be. >> reached. the american jobs plan will help grow that at a round table event in cincinnati. vice president kamala harris discuss the potential impact of investing in the nation's public transportation electric vehicles and jobs. it's about supporting our infrastructure or economy and our public health. but on capitol hill, republicans like louisiana senator john kennedy say president biden's agenda is
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off course. been a very radical agenda. i don't think it's supported by the american people. >> and next week the president will hit the road again to sell his american families plan in washington. rashad hudson, back to you. >> thank you, rashad. this week president biden unveiled his american families plan the 3rd in a series of very costly plans designed to try to help the country in this new one 0.8 trillion dollars, families package. he's proposing significant tax cuts for working families in america and investments in childcare and higher education. the president has a goal of bridging the gap between the extremely wealthy and those who don't have that much. this week closes out the president's first 100 days in office and the u.s. secretary of commerce thinks president biden has done a great job so far. >> he has said a breakneck pace of progress to meet the needs of the moment and trying
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to build back better and more equitably. and he's really very committed to helping made americans where they are and address their everyday needs of. having a good job. having decent childcare having good infrastructure and of course, putting putting americans back to work. >> secretary says while the economy is not at prepandemic levels just yet. the latest gdp report is showing tremendous progress, much of which she attributes to the vaccine rollout. >> let's take a live look outside right now here across san francisco and that's a camera on top of mount tam showing us some fog. it's cooled off parts of the city today. much cooler on this friday. but the winds are about to pick up and our meteorologist lawrence karnow is concerned about the really windy weather and some fire concerns. >> yes. so early in the season worry about fires. but certainly here we are after these drought conditions and now things drying out the winds kicking up any time you
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get winds are going to be as blustery they are expected this weekend and things are already dry. maybe the field. if you drive by mary. see him turning pretty brown out there right now. solano county into the sacramento valley expecting some of those gusts as high as 25 to 40 miles per hour there and the humidity get this dropping down between about 10, about 20% and it could be very, very dry out there. so in those kind of conditions, especially as you get the gustier winds in the afternoon hours. certainly you can see a lot of those fire spread rapidly through areas like this as well. so we'll keep our eye on that. that starts on sunday and continues through tuesday. but we'll ptobably see that play out a couple of times in the next 10 days. other right now we are seeing a surge of some low clouds and fog. that's some good news that some humidity on the rise for tonight but not going to be around forever. how much you get away for cash into the monterey bay 58 degrees in carmel, 70 nice in watsonville southern california. you'll find some sunshine and about 76 degrees downtown los angeles 80 degrees in pasedena about 74 in anaheim headed up to the tahoe area. well, we're going
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to join nice weekend. they're very comfortable temperatures 67 degrees in tracking 65 in south lake and 70 degrees and warm in reno. guys, back to you. >> thank you, lawrence. coming up next, celebrating a century. the former fire chief from sandra fell is turning 100. and when we return, we'll show you how he will be welcoming turning. 0, 0, and his secret to a long life.
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>> a retired sandra fell fire captain get this is poised to it hit a magical milestone. not many folks get to be 100, but. as birthdays tomorrow because the pandemic is going to be celebrated tomorrow afternoon with the big drive-by parade in downtown sandra fell. maybe there will be a fire truck involved we'll find out from kron four's maureen kelly because she sat down with him to learn his secret to longevity. >> john diego sits with his youngest and only surviving sister who came up from orange county to help celebrate his one 100th birthday i never thought i did 50 for having made it through 10 decades. he's relentlessly positive. his favorite word super. he keeping busy for a man of his advanced years. the world war 2 vet spent 35 years in the sandra fell fire department i like everything about it and also got his contractor's license building his house as well as so many in marin county. he's lost count as well as volunteering to help
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remodel the city's mission. he is late wife of 50 plus years raised 7 kids. 3 of his 18 grandkids followed him into the fire department. here's his wood shop jammed with tools and his yard is full of his current handiwork. an adirondack chair, a model of the golden gate bridge and lots of bird houses which he happily gives away. i always like to work with my hands. he lives with his youngest daughter who believes keeping busy is what's kept him in her life. this long because he gives so much to the people. you know, he he loves to give everything to people who work for people from a voluntary. and then yeah, you know, i think that makes i asked for his advice about how to make it to 100. i think you're doing great. >> they're doing super. i think you make it. maureen. kelly kron 4 news. >> but how do you get a birdhouse. that's great. happy birthday and have a great time
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celebrating tomorrow. now you probably don't recognize the iraq. but chances are you've seen her photo zoe, though, is all grown up and making some big bucks from her viral mean zoe was dubbed the disaster girl seen in this 2000, 5 photo smirking at the camera as a home is burning to the ground. firefighters had intentionally set the fire as a training exercise and they were letting neighbor head. kids hold the fire hose as her dad was snapping a picture there of what's going on. she's not 21 and she sold the original copy of the mean as an nft for almost a half a million dollars and she says she plans to use that money to pay off her student loans. and will also donate some to charity. greg, can you explain in an ft again, not. >> really well. it's like and digital memory that you own like it's popular with sports. you can own a steph curry highlight. that's an nft it's it's the it's on the cloud.
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it's on your phone. it's on a thumb drive. it's like a like an old-school trading card. but. so she sold it to someone else. you made half a million dollars. someone really wants that. >> that much. well. can we go to his birthday party parade tomorrow. i would love to. i don't really fun that. that's the best story of the day. by the way, and hands down. happy birthday to him. and that's a great way to end kron 4 news at 5. thank you for being with us this hour. but obviously we have a lot more coming up on kron 4 news at 6 and wayne and catherine heenan hour here now with a look at what's ahead tonight. you want to go because you want to bird which i can't say. i blame you. thank you. i want to bring coming up 6 o organist fighting a new surge of covid cases. the governor now extending the state of emergency will have the latest on. >> tighter restrictions and record breaking and deadly surge of covid in india. now president biden set to impose new travel restrictions to and
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from the u.s.. >> we'll hear from bay area residents concerned about their family members who are in india. the news at 6 coming up next
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someday, looking back on the pandemic, you'll want to be proud to say i did everything i could. i found the strength. i looked out for everyone. i did what i could to keep my family safe. i will say, i did my part. while covid-19 is in the air, please, protect yourself and others. wear a mask, keep your distance,
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and get vaccinated when it's your turn. santa clara county. stay strong. spread hope. >> from the bay area's news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> now it's 6 as india experiences. a devastating rise in covid cases. united states will issue a travel restriction on tuesday to try


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