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>> from the bay area's news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> to, you know, speak up and to get, you know, get their stories out there so that. so many years we've just been letting things go. >> now. it's 6 a despicable crime caught on camera tonight. a woman who says that she was spit on while having homophobic slurs yelled at her. well, simply sitting in her car. now speaking up, hoping that others. we'll do the same. that is where we start this sunday night here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock. welcome in. i'm jonathan mccall. justine has the night
off. kron four's gayle ong talk to the woman in that video. she's live tonight with what she's saying and obviously she has to be just absolutely shaken up by what happened with him. >> jonathan, the woman says her and her husband are both asian and believe this act was racially motivated. i did speak to the woman by phone. she does not want to show her face. but want to share what happened to encourage others to speak up. >> think that's cool. and oakland couple was just driving to work. a you can hear tina who was sitting in the passenger seat telling her husband not to get out of the car after she says this man in the green jacket spit at he box away then returns. he was just circling our car trying to talk to my husband to get out. but, you know, being pregnant, i just didn't want to put us in my baby at risk. it was terrible. i had a
meltdown at work. what say that and i want make sure you know, nothing was on me. and then i spoke to my providers and, you know, i had a mini meltdown. teen is about 7 months pregnant after checking in with her doctors. she got a covid test right away. >> the incident caught on dash cam video happened friday around 8.25, in the morning. the husband and wife just dropped off a relative to work when they pulled up to a red light on 14th street and broadway in downtown oakland. the couple believes the act was racially motivated teen and her husband are health care workers and treat victims in the asian community i work in oakland downtown try it. i see the grandmas and grandpas every day coming in. >> you know, to our because of the same reasons. so is it's just disheartening now. i think is the perfect time and we have to stand up for ourselves. we have to for ourselves up to help this helps. others say not to do the same. >> tina reported this incident to the oakland police department and also plans to report the act to
asian-american organizations that track incidents within the a p i community in san francisco, gayle ong kron 4 news disturbing story. gayle, thank you. >> a rally calling for an end to hate against the atp. i community held today in san leandro. but as kron four's camila barco found out it was also a celebration of the culture. >> this rally was all about unity. organizers focused on highlighting the history. the heritage and the contributions of the asian pacific american communities going to start hearing those days and for me being korean american specifically has always meant kind feeling like not enough speakers like arena. kim eubanks took turns on stage to share stories of times. they were mistreated because of their race or skin color. we also get a space of healing and understanding it. so by raising points of our asian community. and that's what we're trying to do here. christina means is a board member of the community impact black. >> the nonprofit spearheaded
saturday's event to get families to be active ally in combatting anti asian racism. we want everybody to feel empowered to do good that we understand that each person really make a change in their community, their approach is educational interactive each space at the lab offers information and resources about the asian pacific american communities. we understand that, you know, a lot of people don't feel safe taking their children to raleigh says it can turn into violence situation can you bank says family friendly events like this help kids recognize the difference between racial groups from an early age kind of instilling in families and children this this idea of the value of asian americans pacific islanders. i think there's a lot of value in that. i think that's one thing that makes this event a little bit different. she feels the rallies have helped push asian americans to have a voice in any racism that we're all fighting. it's racism. hatred. collectively that affects all of us in different ways. organizers say their efforts
don't stop here. they're continuously working with schools to teach children that they can be allies against this. >> in san leandro. camila barco kron 4 news. >> kron four's staying on top of a developing story from southern california tonight mandatory evacuations remain in effect as fire crews near los angeles try to contain the massive palisades fire flames have already scorched nearly 1400 acres and the fire is still at 0% containment. investigators now calling that fire suspicious crews had to fight the flames from the air because of the rugged terrain on the ground witnesses tonight describing just how fast those flames came over nearby hills. >> the hours that i've been up here has been roaring. want to peak the ridge. it just blew up the just some it. some thought. >> least 30 feet high. >> so far no injuries have been reported or structures damaged back here at home. san jose fire crews staying on top of hot spots from a 10 acre fire that happened this morning. the scene near the
canyon creek area along singleton road, new evacuations ordered or homes damaged crews say the dry weather and windy conditions caused the flames to spread tonight. there's no word on exactly what sparked that fire fire crews in alameda county. plenty busy today chipping fallen tree limbs to try and lessen the fire danger in that area. it's part of an initiative across the bay area to limit the wildfire risk right now. kron 4 dot com. you can check to see if your property qualifies for a free shipping service. some young ladies are getting some hands on training to prepare for fire dangers. this is the first day of training for those girls. this event sponsored by the nor cal women in the fire service. it's all aimed at getting more young women interested in a career in firefighting. make sure your cell phone is handy. kron 4 has a special section on our web site dedicated just for wildfire resources. all you have to do. use your mobile device to scan that qr code on the left side of your screen and it will take you directly to our website from there. you
can find tips on creating defensible spaces around your home. evacuation checklists and other wildfire preparedness tips. much more to come tonight here on kron. 4 news at 6 o'clock, including another mask policy. this time for schools from the cdc. >> but, you know, with if and when your kids can expect to lose their mask while in the classroom. but first, what steps are now being taken to improve cyber security after that massive gas pipeline hack from last week.
>> days after colonial pipeline resumed operations to get got gas flowing to major cities along the east coast tonight. there are new questions being raised about how it all happened and what can be done to stop it from happening again. kron 4 washington correspondent kellie meyer has the story. >> the pain at the pump is easing this weekend as the nation's largest fuel pipeline returns to full strength. but one major challenge remains how to protect the rest of the countries critical infrastructure. >> how do you work to protect companies from this happening again. yeah. i mean, this is such an important question. energy secretary jennifer granholm wants to strengthen the country's cyber security. >> following days of confusion and chaos after the colonial pipeline was compromised. we have to make sure that the systems themselves, the operators of the systems. we
have what we need to ensure that their cyber defenses are strong. the attack has both current and former administrations calling for action. we've got to do a better job in terms of closing out vulnerabilities. chris krebs served as director of the cybersecurity and infrastructure security agency during the trump administration. >> and says private companies must begin to think of this as not only a technical risk but as a business risk, he says president joe biden's moves this week to tighten security should help. i think it's a really plan. >> i think it should effective if implemented properly. the hack as officials from both parties calling for action from here in congress. and to include cyber security improvements in the infrastructure bill cyber security. >> is a huge issue we're going continue to deal with these problems maryland republican governor larry hogan is working with lawmakers from both the house and the senate
to reach a bipartisan deal on infrastructure democrats and republicans from capitol hill met with the president this week. but still haven't reached a compromise democrats and republicans met with the president this week. but have not reached a compromise reporting here in washington. i'm kelly meyer. >> and coming up, i'll have the start of your workweek. forecast warming up before forecast warming up before gusty winds and cooler we i'm morgan, and there's more to me than hiv. more love,... more adventure,... more community. but with my hiv treatment,... there's not more medicines in my pill. i talked to my doctor... and switched to... fewer medicines with dovato. prescription dovato is for some adults who are starting hiv-1 treatment or replacing their current hiv-1 regimen. with... just 2 medicines... in 1 pill,... dovato is as effective as a 3-drug regimen...
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>> covid coverage this sunday night. california has now administered more than 34 million doses of the covid-19 vaccine that now means that more than 79% of californians have. it's received at least one dose of the vaccine here in the bay area. santa clara county leads the way with the most shots given now with more than 2 million alameda county. second with more than 1.7 million doses administered. tonight. the cdc says that schools should continue using face masks until the end of the school year. the agency updating its guidance yesterday saying that all students will be fully vaccinated by the end of the current school year children under the age of 12 are not eligible yet to receive the vaccine here in the u.s. the recommendations come just days after the cdc said that fully-vaccinated americans do not need to wear a mask or practice social distancing indoors or outdoors except under certain circumstances right now on kron 4 dot com. you can find a special section dedicated to covid-19
resources, including the latest mandates in vaccine sites simply use your mobile device to scan the qr code your screen and you'll be taken directly there. for your health tonight as more americans do get vaccinated against covid-19 and start to head outdoors. the cdc is warning folks to be aware of tick bites. the agency says this time through the middle of may through the first week of june is peak season for those tick bites. one of the biggest illnesses from those bites. lyme disease. the cdc says that since 1990 cases of lyme disease have tripled here in the united states. it wants folks to avoid wood wood and brush along with tall grass and other areas where ticks left to hide. a live look at the golden gate bridge tonight. where engineers are trying to quiet the iconic landmark. the bridge apparently has been humming since crews retrofitted sidewalk safety rails on the west side drivers even posting audio recordings of the noise online and in some cases folks
from as far away as daly city say they've been able to hear that noise. officials say that engineers now trying to work on a solution. now to our 4 zone forecast this sunday night. a live look top of mount tam the fog, the low layered on that we saw yesterday. the sun definitely making a big comeback kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez who tonight with a look at what's on tap for the rest of your evening. >> yeah. i hope you enjoyed that extra sunshine out there for the 2nd half of your weekend bay area. a gray still going to be an issue tonight and even for the start of your workweek forecast. and we're tracking still pretty active weather for those of you at south lake tahoe and most of this year along the southern portions into your east. second day in a row of severe thunderstorms. bringing gusty winds hail and even the threat of heavy downpours aware of the cells are currently forming tracking this one. still inching closer toward south lake tahoe out there
right now and we are seeing, though, for us here in the bay area. the return a grey right on cue right after sunrise. that's we're going to notice that fog being thinking. breaking patchy coastal drizzle not just along the bay area coastline. but even into the east bay as well. but we're really just expecting to get tree, says amount of rain, if any. if it is measurable enough to form some rain there with temperatures out there right now. widespread 50's and 60's. so even with that sunshine still tracking below average temperatures with that slight bump in daytime highs today downtown san francisco currently in the mid-fifties upper 50's for oakland and hayward but milder for those of you in san jose warming up into the low 70's today. hope you enjoyed that 65 degrees right now. but santa rosa 57 degrees after reaching a daytime high of 59 degrees so easily one of the coolest cities there overnight lows holding steady from last night. upper 40's to low 50's
and daytime highs tomorrow. a few degrees of warming. but even with that warm up still tracking temperatures about 5 degrees below average downtown san francisco and oakland in the low to mid 60's, widespread low 70's. for those of you livermore and conquered and san jose cooling down a bit to 68 degrees at mid 70's for those of you in santa rosa. we're going to see a midweek cool down and temperatures cooling down below average after the warm-up and then we're going to see the return of warmer daytime highs and seasonable weather coming up by next weekend. so enjoy that and get those plans ready. stick around. more news oh, i'm dwayne on about that. are the producers told me that a straight. but of course. warm up next weekend. those good to see the sun today. i hope you enjoyed a day. we say thank you. >> now we can toss up, right. thank you. the next in sports. the warriors. >> the court for their final regular season game before they hit the playoffs and it
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the line as teams jockey for position in that play in tournament. dubs grizzlies. let's go to chase fans showing their love and appreciation for step today. he showed it right back with his performance midway through the first this. but you're right here to floater. give staff the scoring championship for the season. he becomes the oldest scoring champ since michael jordan did so at the age of 35, he edged out bradley beal in the scoring race. ond quarter now jordan poole. guys growing up before our eyes. stepback 3 right there. came up big again today. paul had 15 off the bench and check out the reaction from staff. he loves it dubbed up 6 at the break. 3rd quarter curry. the back pass. he pulls up from deep warriors with a 16 point lead and curry. a little a sea of they go off already 4th quarter. this was a key play
draymond green in going to draw the six-foul dillon brooks who have brought the grizzlies all the way back to tie the game with 13 points in less than 6 minutes. but he's going with 6 and a half minutes to play costly foul for them to sit under 6 to go now to joan is valid tunis. he's going to catch the al you right here from john one call that alyiu still a good pass, though. we have a tie game following possession morant. gets the floater does go. he had 16 in 9 for job, but the warriors did not break. andrew wiggins. this man is having a follows up to miss with a dunk 21 in 10 for week and his 3rd double double of the season and then step puts his signature on the game. we see 1, 3, right there. but guess what, done. we're going to see another their next possession step back. give me all 3 of those the warriors go on to win one 13 1 oh, one step finished. the 46 9, 7, after
the game. he talked about his team's gaining and identity just at the right time. great barrier. >> everybody has. created that edge of, you know, you don't want to mess this out there. i love that because it was a little bleak known february march where. we don't know what type of team we are going to be and we really struggling to find. i bring a good good spot right now. we have this. you know, there's a lot of work to do and no matter how the season goes. i'm really proud of the way we've given ourselves a chance to make the season and given us as a playing games that nesby. >> warriors play again on wednesday. we just don't know who they'll either be in los angeles. take on the lakers or in portland taking on the blazers by the time we go on next skyline that i-four sports night live will. we'll know who they play so we do know they during the 8 spot and whoever they do play, though they're they're clicking on all cylinders right now. that one game plan, they may catch.
>> a on a bad night and good if you're 15 5 in their last 20 games. so they're playing really good basketball can ask for anything more at this point in the year. alright lakers blazers. you've been warned. jason, thanks. we'll take a look at this. some alameda county, firefighters helped rescue a young deer from offense today have a little before 10 o'clock this morning. the deer getting com between them still bars of this fence fire department having to use the jaws of life to break it open. course, there goes free. the good news for those firefighters always in the right place at the right time. they're the best. there certainly are heroes. let's take a look at daytime highs for tomorrow. >> we're going to warm up back into the low to mid 70's for most of our valleys in the east bay and north bay. one of the warmest cities will be santa rosa and avato. >> you are 59 degrees today in santa rosa for your daytime highs. enjoy the warm up more than 15 degrees warming up to
75 tomorrow. low 60's for downtown san francisco and taking a look ahead at your next 7 day outlook. our weather rollercoaster ride continues warming up monday, tuesday before mid we cool down and then we're going to reach seasonable weather by next saturday with above average highs. a week from today. jonathan wright buckle up on the roller coaster. thanks so much. that does it for us here on kron 4 news at 6 o'clock. i'm jonathan mccall, thanks much for your time. >> don't forget the news. always on at kron 4 dot com and on the kron on streaming up. we'll see you back here tonight in prime time live in it.
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