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>> our top story now at 5.37 bay area counties. plus the city of berkeley are now
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recommending everyone wear a mask indoors regardless your vaccination status. this announcement comes from these 7 counties talking about santa clara alameda, contra costa san mateo, san francisco marin. >> and sonoma. you see napa and solano. they're the outliers. they are going to continue going with the state guidance on masking the recommendation comes as cases of covid-19 are rising. >> mainly due to the circulation of the highly transmissible delta variant out of an abundance of caution. people are recommended to wear masks indoors in settings like grocery stores. retail stores theaters, family entertainment centers and even if they are fully vaccinated. officials say this is an added layer of protection for and vaccinated residents. as cases hospitalizations and deaths continue to surge the white house covid-19 response team issued an urgent warning to the nation today. get
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vaccinated for as washington correspondent jessi turnure james's joins us now with the latest. >> good evening. the white house is now calling covid-19 the pandemic of the unvaccinated and is doubling down on its efforts to get reluctant americans to take the shot. >> president biden on his way to camp david a tap social media companies for allowing users to spread misinformation about covid-19 vaccines so if pandemic. we have a action >> business. >> the white house covid-c9 response team reported cases hospitalizations and deaths continue to rise in states with low vaccination rates. each covid-19 deaths tragic. and those happening now even more tragic because they are preventable this week us surgeon general doctor vivek murthy issued a rare surgeon general's advisory on the dangers of americans choosing fiction over fact simply play help misinformation has cost us jeff zients, the white house covid-19 response
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coordinator reports just 4 states accounted for nearly half of this week's cases with one in 5 of all cases occurring in florida. alone. but states are starting to respond to the recent outbreaks. those with the highest case. rates also had a higher rate of new vaccinations compared to the national average, do it for yourself. your family and for your community. cdc director doctor rochelle walensky urged americans to actively encourage their loved ones and friends to get the vaccine. even though a lot of the measures to combat the pandemic like mask-wearing have turned political. >> democrats and republicans on capitol hill this week reiterated that getting vaccinated is bipartisan in washington. i'm jessi turnure. >> i have got something to brag about. the 5 most vaccinated counties in california. all right. here in the bay area. marin county tops the list. most vaccinated county in the state. more than 72% of eligible people in marin. fully vaxed. then you
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have san francisco, santa clara county, san mateo county and alameda county alameda county have more than 63% of people fully vaccinated and that is all good news. so where does our state need to improve maybe focus vaccination effort you can start here in lassen county. currently has just over 26% of folks. they're fully vaccinated. that's almost 50% lower. then the statewide vaccination rate. things are much better for the rest of the bottom 5 to him. a 28% del norte de almost 29% kings county about the same or said county. a little over 30%. folks are fully vaccinated there. if you didn't see your county on either list. you're curious you can head to our website. kron 4 dot com. we've posted a full list of every county and their numbers in the state. >> you see schools will be requiring all students, faculty and staff to be fully vaccinated before physically
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accessing the university's locations and programs you see says that the policy will require schools to begin collecting proof of vaccination and processing requests for exceptions and deferrals to plan ahead for the fall semester. it is a different story for bay area. college students who are not attending the u c schools this fall for new takes a look at the different college vaccination policies from campus to campus. covid-19 vaccine requirements are not uniform across the various colleges and universities in the state of california. while all sees schools are mandating that students and staff are vaccinated this fall. >> the 23 public universities in the 500,000 students that make up the california state university system are taking a different approach as indicated by this statement from the president of s of state which reads in part, quote. >> in compliance with the csu policy as of state plans to require vaccines of all students and employees
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returning to face to face instruction what's the vaccines? receive full fda approval in the meantime, we are following cal osha and public health guidance to continue to keep our campus and community safe. unquote. similarly officials at san jose state university say they strongly recommend the campus community gets the vaccine before the start of the fall, 2021 semester. but they too are waiting for guidance from csu regarding vaccination requirements for students and staff. some bay area community colleges like napa valley college will not require vaccinations this fall, but they do encourage students and staff to get their shots. however, like the university of california, some bay area private colleges and universities are not waiting for the fda's full approval of the vaccine to issue a mandate. this fall students and staff are required to be fully vaccinated for covid-19 at stanford santa clara university in saint mary's
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college with some allowances for exemptions for documented medical and religious reasons. has it made kron. 4 news. >> children under the age of 12 could start being vaccinated against covid come wintertime. that is when emergency use authorization could happen for kids. versions of vaccines being tested currently by moderna and pfizer trial. results are expected to be turned into the fda this fall and emergency approval could be granted a few months later, right now the vaccines, of course, are only approved for folks ages 12 and older. and you can stay up to date on the latest covid info. it's still changing. use your smartphone to scan the qr code there on your screen that will take you directly to our covid section on kron 4 dot com and there you able to find the current mask guidelines and the latest on vaccination efforts here in the bay. >> i switch gears here talking about the weather for the weekend live look outside right now. quite tower fog in the background fog by the golden gate bridge fog all
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along the beach drizzle there to again. but i'm not gonna lie. we took a bike ride along right along the embarcadero. sunny and kind of warm. yes. really interesting how that works out around the bay area riding kind of pick and choose your weather. you like the sunshine you head further inland. you like the fog you hang out of the coastline. that fog is surging back on shore. in fact, the towers disappearing as high pressure building in overhead. that's going to compress that marine air a little bit and that means the temperatures are going to be warmer. in fact, right now it's very nice outside 83 degrees a little more 77 in fremont. 75 right now in san jose 77 in san carlos cool along the coastline. 58 with the fog and a half moon bay. 62 in san francisco, 81 in nevada on 70 degrees right now in napa, low clouds and fog they're going to be the story again overnight tonight, although a little bit less. you're going to see some of that making its way into the bay. and again, a couple of patches of drizzle along the coastline. and then as we head in the following day. everything begins to change that from that monsoon begins to roll back up. so probably see a little fog. and then in the higher parts of
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the atmosphere. you start to see some the monsoonal clouds roll across the skies. >> with a chance of some isolated thunderstorms. all right around the bay area for tomorrow numbers looking like this 60's in the san francisco in the coastal areas 50's and some 60 some drizzle early on, but maybe not as wet as it's been inside the bay. those numbers running up in the 70's in the redwood city. 74 in mountain view, 87 degrees in campbell 82 in milpitas about 88 degrees in pleasanton. so little bit warmer by tomorrow afternoon. getting closer to 90 degrees in some spots inland. then back along the coastline. keep you much cooler in the 50's and the 60's next couple days start to warm those temperatures up getting a little muggy on sunday and monday with the monsoon and that chance of some isolated thunderstorms tuesday and wednesday return to normal more fog and sunshine on the way. all right, lawrence. >> a new covid concern is wildfire season picks up. how smoke may affect the virus's transmission and still looking for weekend plans. maybe an outdoor concert series is making a comeback and. >> hoping to help people. feel
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like things are getting back to normal a little bit and sitting out the summer games which members of team usa are not flying to tokyo.
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>> all right. take a live look right now at tokyo, japan where you are seeing what amounts to. it was the times square of tokyo. the controversy. games are now dealing with its first possible covid outbreak.
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olympic organizers today announced that an unknown named olympic athlete and 5 other personnel in tokyo have tested positive for covid-19 just 8 days away from the start of the covid this comes as team usa has canceled today's exhibition. >> in the states due to covid issues and you see their guard bradley beal really a young rising star in the nba. he is now not going to be traveling with the rest of the team to tokyo after he was placed in the health and safety protocols yesterday and kevin love pulled out because of injury today. but you do have former warrior javale mcgee being named to the team today as a replacement and he will join draymond green and steve kerr on team usa. hopefully they can stay healthy enough. why we could see a new spike
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between particles from wildfire. smoke and covid positivity rates results show the particles in smoke were responsible for a more than 17% increase in cases between august 16th and october 10th in reno last year. much of that smoke came from wildfires here in california. right now across 4 dot com. we have tips and info for fire season just scan. the qr code on your screen with your phone open the camera. hold it up. there and you'll find everything you need to know, lawrence. hey, guys. things getting active out there in the pacific right now. we've got a major hurricane. >> that is spinning around and this is a very intense storm. this is felicia sustained winds of a 130 miles per hour. track. it looks like it is moving away from baja mexico and that is some good news. that is an extremely dangerouv storm making its way out toward the middle of pacific right now. looks like it's going to run into some cooler water begin to fall apart as
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we head toward the middle of next week. right back in the bay area. we're dealing with some fog and some low clouds now by sunday we'll probably have some patchy fog. but up above that, the possibility of some isolated thunderstorms. so the national weather service has issued a fire weather. watch as we could see some dry lightning strikes. that means you get some lightning. but unfortunately the rain from some of those thunderstorms evaporates before it hits the ground, leaving things very dry underneath and that's given rise to the chance of some fires temperatures for tomorrow are going to be a little bit warmer planet. some upper 80's inland 70's navies around the bay and the 50's and 60's co side with some of that patchy fog as we take you through the weekend. sunday gets a little muggy. i think the best chance of thunderstorms probably sunday afternoon into early on monday morning. that will start to clear things out. just returning some sunshine and some fog on tuesday and wednesday and maybe return to the monsoon late next week. thank you, lawrence on the peninsula despite the rise in
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covid-19 cases here in the bay area, things are. >> attempting to get back to normal. foster city has loosened covid restrictions for its concert series that kicks off tomorrow at leo ryan park camilla marco has details. take a good look at this and theater. this is where people in foster city are going to hear live music for the first time since the pandemic began, it will be like old times where they won't enforce face mask or social distancing maybe 3 years back. >> it was. and i was in mountain view. few theater. >> near google. that was the last time rob to each attended. a live event. but the return of summer concerts in foster city is music to his years. going to give it a try. you're on the for it will be like all times where organizers won't enforce mask or social distancing. the event will be on a first come first serve basis and organizers won't limit the amount of people at the concert and no reservations
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are required, al a is looking forward to the human interaction. i think just are just the social part like being people >> yeah, i think the social part being being with which popping that sort stuff bonding gun, you know, being around people, the fencing and paint it squares in a meadow initially used to control crowds. >> are now gone. attendees will also be refunded if they paid to reserve their spot for the concert but foster city officials are recommending people, social distance. they also asked to wear a face covering if you're not fully vaccinated, when you're in the crowd. city leaders say they move forward with these less restrictive rules after hearing back from the community. they say it aligns with the guidance given by the state and the county. the city's a first, a free concert of the summer starts saturday at 06:00pm here at the orion part in foster city camila barco kron. 4 news coming up and dine and dish a san francisco favorite. welcome
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has been around since 1985 when it was the diner re imagine as simply fog city. it's a favorite stop along the embarcadero. >> that is until the pandemic shut it down. >> hugh, the fog. it's back. welcome to fox city. get in here. >> feel fine talking behind the bar and gm brett rolling out the welcome mat. >> i mean, it's called fox city. it is fog city for a reason for a staple in san francisco. that's the place to be it is back to food. famous for gourmet burgers strip, steak and fries. >> sour dough pizza as fresh from a wood fire oven. i where pizza and last summer. not i was you're and my favorite brussels >> everything is handmade. nothing is really by. we get
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joseph sour dough crust dough. cheeses made in-house. plus a hopping bar scene where you'll find mostly locals, although fog city is a trusted tour stop is locals and tourists alike relieved to know that fog city has weathered this temporary storm. it's nice to see the city like back again in san francisco. vicki liviakis kron 4 news. >> all right. just in time for dinner that wraps up kron. 4 news at 5. those brussel actually really good really good. keep it here. kron 4 news at 6 is coming up next. >> probably also hungry catherine heenan and just a moment. i am >> mostly just thirsty. yeah. up at 6 o'clock tonight. we're going to be talking about the step back just one month since the reopening process mask are now recommended indoors for everyone despite their vaccination status. >> the plea from health officials as the dangerous delta variant continues to spread.
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>> also, there have been 2 more brutal attacks against asian americans in the east bay. how lawmakers are vowing yet again that they will try to protect the community and we'll have a live report on the news that a teenager in fremont is accused of killing his own mother and injuring his father. i'm catherine heenan.
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>> the bay area's local news station. now with breaking
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news. >> now at 6. we've just learned that a teenager has been arrested on suspicion of killing his mother and seriously injuring his father in a stabbing. this is according to fremont police. thank you so much for joining us here tonight on kron 4 news at 6. i'm justine waltman and i'm catherine heenan. pam moore and ken wayne. they have the night off. >> that 14 year-old suspect in custody is accused of killing his own mother attacking his father at their fremont home early this morning. police say this happened in the area of paseo padre parkway and fremont boulevard on sylvester drive when officers arrived at the home, they found the woman unconscious. the man had suffered stab wounds is taken to the hospital at last check was in stable condition. police say the teen was not at home when they arrived, but a neighbor called police about a half an hour later and said that there was a juvenile covered in blood walking around. so they detain that person. and since he is a minor police are not releasing

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