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>> when >> fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at time. new evidence suggests that the delta variant is as contagious as the chicken pox and may be more dangerous than other versions of the coronavirus. >> officials also saying the breakthrough infections when vaccinated people still get the virus. maybe as transmissible as those in unvaccinated people. good evening, everybody. i'm vicki liviakis and i'm justine waldman in for grant lotus tonight and now this is all stemming from an internal report from the cdc. >> we'll get the latest now from reporter allison harris. >> the delta variant spreads like chicken pox that's the new information the cdc has on just how contagious this new variant is scientists saying it's even more transmissible than the common cold or ebola. we need more people to get vaccinated. >> that's if we want to stop the spread of this variant and
avoid mutations. the cdc now says the people who are fully vaccinated are far less likely to become severely ill if they get covid. >> but they can still spread the virus as easily as people who are not vaccinated. that's the game changer. the cdc director today saying the evidence was pivotal. it's what led the cdc to change its mask guidance earlier this week. recommending even people who are fully vaccinated wear masks indoors in areas of substantial spread we need some straight talk right now. and it's why the president is pleading with the 30% of american adults who remain unvaccinated you don't have to die. the white house clarifying friday that the u.s. is not headed towards more lockdowns but more vaccinations are needed now a national vaccine were crime. it is not under consideration at this time. vaccinations are up 40% compared to just last week, a small win for the vaccination effort. but while breakthrough cases are rare, the cdc says there's an outbreak of cases from a 4th of july party in
massachusetts, 3 fourths of the people infected at the party were fully vaccinated, people who have not yet gotten their shots are at a much greater risk of dying from covid 99% of recent covid deaths are among the unvaccinated. >> a new study on the effectiveness of pfizer's covid-19 vaccine shows that protection against the virus drops to 84%. a 4 to 6 months after you get your second dose. but it's important to note that the vaccine remains 95% effective in terms of protection from severe disease. that study was funded by pfizer and it tested 44,000 people. pfizer has been pushing for a 3rd covid vaccine dose to boost immunity. so far the cdc says there's no need for a booster shot, at least at this time. >> covid hospitalizations are up across the bay area. here's a look at the numbers for each bay area county contra costa county has 140 covid patients in the hospital with 31 in the
icu in santa clara county. more than 100 people are in the hospital 25 of them are in intensive care. 90 people are in the hospitals in san francisco. again, this is with covid 25 of them in the icu. now let me to county hospitalizations jumped from 120 to 168 people just in a week that there's the biggest increase in hospitalizations since last week. so these are the numbers they're comparing. last week to this week in each county. we're going get the latest now from kron four's, gayle ong. she's in fremont with details, especially what's happening in that community with hospitalizations. good evening to go. >> good evening, justine alameda county reporting a 15. you can hospitalizations in a week and people here, they're just taking extra precautions. in the district of fremont. people are still wearing masks outside. i think that we can
all do we need to do. and if it's like just putting on a mask. while we're indoors or even outside. i think it's worth they've been saying inside a little bit more going out was i always keep my mask on even though it's optional now and places both women we spoke with say they are worried about the delta variant. and i don't really want the world to shut down again like we had to do. >> we ought to shelter in place and stop on a little bit more concerned about college because i'm going back. so i don't know how that's going to be with this news stream coming out because we had agreed to go in person and online. but with this new strain, who for all going to go completely online or not. covid related hospitalizations are climbing in some bay area counties alameda county has seen the biggest increase since last week. the county was at 120 patients on july 22nd. and this week it is that 168. that's why public health officials are urging people to mask up in certain places regardless of vaccination status karen see has been moving indoor gatherings with friends outdoors, try to keep it more like.
>> let's gather in someone's backyard just to make a little bit more comfortable for everybody because everyone's, you know, on a different spectrum of how comfortable they feel being indoors. >> and as of this month, covid testing is up here in alameda county. according to data, but data also shows that vaccinations have been down since june live in fremont, gayle ong kron 4 news. thank you, gayle. now here's a look at the latest vaccination data for the bay area. almost every county is reporting at least 70%. >> of eligible residents. that's everyone ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated right now. only solano county here has yet to meet that mark, are there only at 58 percent fully vaccinated. as for where the bay area's doing the best. well, that would be marin county here that is it to 86% fully vaccinated in santa clara county. that's almost 78% vaccinated a coalition of nonprofits is now working to
help boost its numbers further finding success in vaccinated homeless people against covid-19 kron four's. rob fladeboe was there today as the vaccine was made available to one of the largest homeless camps in san jose. and in the south this coalition of nonprofits is finding success in getting homeless people vaccinated today in san jose. a pop up clinic was held outside a homeless part of an outreach campaign by the nonprofits live rather live freely. we hope and just serve roughly a 100 homeless people have been vaccinated with the johnson and johnson vaccine this week alone. santa clara county has vaccinated nearly 2000 of the homeless population. >> and starting on monday, the city of mountain view will require everyone regardless of vaccination status to wear masks indoors at city facilities. that includes city
hall. the library, the mountain view center for performing arts and the community center, santa clara county is considering is considered to be an area of substantial transmission. again, that starts on monday. and for all things vaccinate vaccines and mask guidelines. you can scan this qr code on your screen. it will take you directly to kron. 4 dot coms page dedicated to pandemic information. secretary of state shirley weber is weighing in on the upcoming recall election and her take aways from the process. in a rare interview since she took office. she sat down with the our ashley zavala. >> well, i'm hoping in the next few weeks. they will get a chance to experience the fact that this is relatively simple yet very important election. secretary of state shirley weber and elections officials across the state are gearing up for governor gavin newsom's recall election in the last 6 months. weber has juggled transitioning into her new role. the logistics of this recall and other special
elections that have popped up around the state. there were already people in in the our election, people who know what more about elections and i do. and so they were ready for whatever we had to do. we were ready. they were ready. and i had read that nothing had been indicted in a buy them. >> that we're doing a really good job with the governor and recall candidates recently took weber to court because of their issues with the ballot newsome over his party preference and candidate larry elder over a tax return requirement. a judge sided with weber in the party preference case. but another judge sided with elder on taxes are is your office having any discussion with the legislature to maybe clarify some of these details. >> we will probably have some discussion when we did brief afterwards. this is not the time to start about making major changes and all those kinds of things because the rules they're the that have the and those are the we live by to this election whether promises this recall election will be transparent in our offices to completely committed to the fact that we're going to have a safe and transparent election and one
that people can feel secure in their boat that we will count every vote should be counted in the election in san francisco, ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> president biden laid out his administration's plan to help communities impacted by devastating wildfires. he says tuat he's sending more resources to those areas from several federal agencies. the administration has started to pay federal firefighters more and is beginning to hire them into full-time positions rather than just the seasonal ones. the administration also plans to enact the work of the defense department to aid in fire detection and response fema will have a big role too. >> we're in for a long fight. yet this year. and the only way we're going to meet those challenges by working together, wildfires are a problem for all of us and we have to stay closely coordinate doing everything we can for people. >> the president today also praising the firefighters who are working tirelessly on the front lines. governor newsome attended virtually. the huge
dixie fire in northern california has now destroyed more than 40 buildings with thousands more threatened to the fire began in plumas county and has now grown to cover. >> 240,000 acres. that's an area bigger. the new york city. it's now the 13th largest wildfire in state history at last check. it was 23% contain it. now. this other fire we're dealing with that at the california nevada border. well, crews are continuing to battle this one. that's the tamarack fire scorched more than 68,000 acres of national forest land just south of lake tahoe that fire tonight is 65% contained. fire crews say their main focus now is mopping up hot spots right now. time for 4 zone forecast on this friday taking a live look right now at the bay bridge toll plaza. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is joining us now with a look at what we can expect as we inch towards the weekend and also tracking the smoke. yeah. we're so close there, guys now. but yeah, the
smoke. >> a concern. i think in to see a little more that especially in the northern parts of the central valley as we head in toward tomorrow. we'll show you why in a moment. numerous lightning strikes popping up again. the monsoon kind of receded away from the bay area. but the sierra nevada just lighten up again. numerous lightning strikes rolling on fact. watch these thunderstorms coming right by where the tamarack fire is near kirkwood. you see right there actually of a warning for a while there for flash flooding there. worried about some debris flows in that burn area. they saw one, maybe 2 inches of rain coming down there and that's the concern. you get some of these storms to drop a lot of rain in a short amount of time. get that over burn zone and that could be a real problem. little further to the around quincy. we had a couple scattered light showers. the monsoon kind of rotating around ththe. winds have not been a problem. in fact, they have been switching all afternoon and evening long. they've been going from the south out of the north. now they're calm. look at chester coming out of a north wind. susan bill, now more of a
north wind. but that smoke is just been settling down and sitting in and around the area of quincy in and around that fire. so make it difficult for firefighters really get in there lot of times when it gets too smokey. a lot of the planes can fly in there to actually drop of some of the water supply. so the smoke for tomorrow, according to our computer models, going to filter back into the central valley up near reading.so expect a very drive. if you're going up by 5 there toward reading a lot of that smoke settling in there. some of that will slowly drift making its way a little bit further to the east into reno, but really looks like things are going to be very, very smoky across the northern parts of the east and northeast are now of california for tomorrow. thunderstorms were the story of the day. again, popping up over the sierra nevada watches continuing their for flash flooding all the way down into bishop up through that whole area. so it has been a very active day across the high country with the monsoon. i think that comes back again and we're going to see a couple mid to high level clouds that monsoon in around here temperatures, the 90's inland into the 70's 80's around the bay and probably
some 60's out along the coastline next couple days those clouds going kind of drift on through so fog low clouds, some dense fog in the morning, maybe a little drizzle along the coastline. that's about the worst. we have to worry about here. today or drizzle a little drizzle. little moisture will we can get. thanks for >> so walk with caution at east bay parks. that's the warning coming from a pleasant hill woman who recently encountered a rattlesnake. she tells kron 4 sleep she fears she would have been bitten if the snake didn't warn her first. >> gopher snake sightings that paso w ballpark in pleasant hill are not out of the ordinary, but rattlesnake encounters are rare. we know they're here. we absolutely know that her, but we've never seen one that changed for cheryl girl looney and her husband last week. >> at around noon that day. the couple and their 2 dogs were stopped in their tracks near exit on gale drive. >> and at least 3 foot long northern pacific rattlesnake appeared from the grass hissing and rattling my
husband called out. >> that's a rattlesnake. so i took my little dog and wentntd down here to get away. >> and then rattlesnake continued over here behind this tree. that's where cheryl was able to take a few photos of the venomous reptile. >> naturalists say they rarely attack people unprovoked cheryl says she feels fortunate the snake warned them and that her dogs were released and unaware of the snake. but she thought it was odd to see it out in the heat naturalists say you are more likely to see one when it cools down in the late evening to stay alert. they can get your backyard to cheryl says brushes with wildlife that in the past may have been heard but not seen are now becoming more common. >> and she believes the drought is playing a role or seen all kinds of. >> critters coming closer lots and lots of coyotes around here coming closer to our homes just lately walking out
on the street.t.it's just they're looking for food and that's closer to our homes. walking trails and pears carry a phone in case of an emergency. >> and be aware of the nearest hospital. in case you need access to anti venom in pleasant hill phillipe djegal all kron 4 >> despite rising covid cases. the sonoma county fair is going to go on while the fair will still looknd feel the same. there are some rules in place to make sure that people are protected. the fair is requiring people to wear masks at all times if they're not fully vaccinated and pavilions. it's required for everybody. so if you'rerein interested in going, it's going to run intel august 8. now let's do some national news in the justice department says the treasury department must give former president trump's tax returns. >> to the ways and means committee during the trump administration. ben treasury secretary steve mnuchin said he would not turn over the tax returns. 2 of the committee bebebeause he concluded they we
being sought by democrats who control the house of representatives for partisan reasons. the committee sued saying it needed trump's taxes for an investigation into whether he can followed tax laws in a memo that was dated today. justice office of legal counsel said the committee chairman has, quote, invoked sufficient reasons for requesting the tax information and that under federal law treasury must furnish the information to the committee. now house speaker nancy pelosi is calling the justice department's really a victory for the rule of law. she tweeted access to former president trump's tax returns as a matter of national security. the american people deserve to know the facts of his conflicts of interest and undermining of our security and democracy as president. >> for your money. now, california family say that the child tax credit is really helping them make ends meet. the money is being used to pay rent and catch up on bills.
president biden increase the amount going to families and expanded it to include those whose income is so little bit. they don't owe taxes. some families say that the tax credit has provided them relief after a year of uncertainty. >> think the child care tax credit providing that on a month to month basis provides those families that are struggling with the opportunity. >> 2 be more successful in, you know, paying their bills and they're not feeling quite so like they're living on the edge. >> the child tax credit begins to phase out incomes of $75,000 a year for individuals, 150,000 for married couples. in a latch dist ditch effort. lawmakers on capitol hill are trying to save millions american families from being homeless. the eviction moratorium is set to expire on saturday. our washington correspondent reshad hudson has more. tonight. >> the supreme court says it is unlikely to approve any extension of the eviction moratorium unless it comes
from congress. it's an emergency for all of us. friday, california congresswoman maxine waters introduce legislation
to extend eviction moratorium until the end of the year. i don't think any of us relish seeing what could happen to these families if we do not extend eviction moratorium but oklahoma congressman tom cole says this is a problem of democrats on making the biden administration in the majority of done. nothing. >> and now we're being asked to take emergency action to kick the can down the road yet again. >> house speaker nancy pelosi is calling on the cdc to extend the provision to give congress more time to work out the details. >> i think this is something that will work out. it isn't about any more money. the money is there. pelosi says state and local governments also need more time to set up the programs that can distribute the money not going away from this issue, whether it's now. >> or shortly thereafter. but
west virginia senator shelley moore capito says the government can ignore the needs
of the landlords. >> if they're not having their rent pay. that really is a financial burden to a lot of people that employ a lot of people in washington reshad hudson. >> whether you hate them or you love them the decision that's come from one east bay city. and if pandemic parklets are going to stay or be dismantled. >> and the late owner of the iconic everett and jones bbq is being honored in a huge way how open city council members and the community are ensuring her legacy is for ever remembered. >> plus, police in the east bay say the search for a missing runner is back on the have the latest on the ongoing efforts and a live report next.
>> yeah, there it is. second street in jack london square oakland will now be called dorothy king way the city of oakland officially renamed the street in honor of the late owner everett and jones bbq dorothy king king. passed away earlier this year and today a ribbon cutting ceremony was held to celebrate the street renaming oakland city leaders joined the community to celebrate.
>> she was just an amazing trailblazer, a woman of great power, a woman of great influence. she empowered. she uplifted she strengthen. she championed her family and those that she called her family, which was her community. >> in a statement ever done jones say that the king family will continue operating the beloved restaurant. well, the creek officials are considering an option to keep outdoor dining for ever. the city's council members voted last week to extend the walnut creek rebound program through the end of the year. that restaurants to keep their outdoor dining spaces in areas like street parking spaces. a woman creeks mayor says that a survey of some 1400 residents found that 82% wanted to keep the outdoor spaces permanent. >> here's what's coming up tonight at 9, how would you like to get paid full time for only working 32 hours a week for one california congressman wants to make that a reality. details on this new proposal is coming up. also, a big win
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ridge regional park, a large church for craig chick followed. but it was eventually scaled back after several days of searching turned up nothing. our first and thorne live for us in pleasanton tonight. he joins us with more on the search that is resuming dan. >> well, vic in justine the alameda county sheriff's office and the pleasanton police department said that they will once again be deploying search teams to look for create check this weekend for the people that are out here that have not given up the volunteers. they are really appreciating this help. but it's still unknown. what is triggering this renewed effort to find create sick. >> more than 100 people will be joining the search for a missing berkeley runner. 37 year-old philip kray-chick has not been seen since july 10th for search teams combing through the trails of pleasanton ridge regional park remains the focus. there's been an exhaustive search over the past month. >> we deployed hundreds of people. but with hundreds of hours of time using the latest
technology to find for sergeant ray kelly with the alameda county sheriff's office says they're leaving no stone unturned as weekends renewed push is about making sure nothing has been overlooked. we've been going over some data, some topographic >> some of geography. and there's a couple areas that we just want to double check to make sure that we got everything right, that we didn't miss anything volunteers, including credit checks. family have been searching tirelessly for nearly 3 weeks. philip's father keith has been encouraged by the police effort the teams have just been incredible and the work that they've done this. >> it's as far as i can tell i'm not an expert in this field. but the people that i've talked to who this as the challenges and frustrations in the search for phillup remain. >> there is optimism we believe he's up on the pleasanton ridge and that we need to exhaust every last avenue. every thought, every conceivable option or a fee still in the park will find him. it's just a matter of time. so we're still so
hopeful. >> well, thousands of concerned residents and volunteers have been coming together on facebook in an effort to find fill up. they're also looking for more volunteers and they also are looking for people that have any information on philips whereabouts reporting live in pleasanton. dan thorn kron 4 thank you so much, dan. >> a san jose mother has officially been indicted in the death of her 7 year-old son, a grand jury in las vegas indicted. samantha moreno rodriguez today with the murder of lee in stead. but rig as is currently being held at clark county, nevada detention center. police say she strangled her son and left his body along state route. one 60 just outside of las vegas. the child's body was found by hikers back on may 28. usa women's basketball team remains undefeated at the tokyo olympics here in the bay area. team of african american
business leaders have been trying to bring the wnba to the bay area. kron four's haaziq me to have met you in says they had a win of their own today had a little fun with his story as well. >> the wnba is now one step closer to establishing a professional women's basketball team in oakland. we are. >> talking now about a term of. 5 years. i it will be a win-win for parties in a rare unanimous vote. the oakland alameda county coliseum authority approved a non-binding term sheet clearing the way for a wnba team to play at the oakland arena city council president in oakland, vice mayor rebecca kaplan. >> has been instrumental in paving the way for this moment. >> i am super excited and we know that oakland has a strong community that is ready to support women's basketball and come out to games and restore
the energy of rakell at our reena. so this is one step closer to having a wnba team in oakland. this could be easily. one of the biggest. >> wnba. >> you know, you know. >> markets in the country for bobbitt is the founder of the african american sports and entertainment group that submitted the unanimously approved term sheet for the arena with this being relocating wnba team are starting up a brand new franchise right here in oakland. we are requesting expansion. >> to be quite honest with you as openers. relocation is not something we really like to talk about. there are still several steps in the process, including submitting the new team ownership proposal to the of the wnba. >> followed by an expansion review and a vote by current wnba owners. he says we're talking at least a couple of years. but securing an agreement for the arena put oakland in an advantageous
position among other cities seeking expansion. we've talked to the wnba about that because we're in a pretty like we don't you know, we're not trying to wait let's go. >> we got next. haha. >> has he met you in kron 4 news. an update now on is howard terminal project as the city fights to keep the team in oakland. mayor libby schaaf's office released a statement saying this. >> lawyers from both the city and the a's have agreed to continue working towards an approved project. mayor schaff and city staff are excited about the progress that is being made. this moves us one step closer to making the vision of a world class waterfront ballpark. a reality here at kron. 4 we're closely monitoring the situation with oakland. we'll have updates right here on kron 4 and also kron 4 dot com as soon as any agreement is made. >> the nfl is facing pushback from players over its plan to visually identify players who have not been vaccinated yet
again the covid-19. so the lease on a memo suggesting that players were different colored wristbands or credentials indicating who has and who has not receive the vaccine. the nfl players association president who is also a current player slammed this idea saying it's a form of shaming. last week. the league outlined strict rules for containing theovirus the season, including teams being fined and are forced to forfeit a game that cannot be rescheduled due to a covid outbreak. disney lays down the law on employee vaccinations. the company announcing today that all salaried and non-union workers have to be vaccinated by the end of september. >> employees working from home will have to get their shots before returning to disney theme. parks are offices. the mandate comes just a day after disney issued a requirement that all visitors to its parks must wear masks. an indoor rides and attractions. >> the four-day workweek pushes been gaining some steam since the pandemic changed how and where many americans do
their jobs. the proposed legislation introduced this week by california congressman mark takano seeks to reduce the national standard workweek from 40 hours to 32 hours. he cites known benefits for both employees and employers companies that have switched are battling not to go back to that traditional work week. according to a consultant who helps employers make this transition. this changes a lot of things that improves efficiency that can greatly boost productivity since people become healthier and happier and that can also lead to less turnover. >> makes the whole enterprise and people's careers allies just more sustainable so that, you know, success ceases to be a kind of arms race or against burnout. they started to get more efficient and very laser focused on what we're working on. meaning that they knew we didn't have a lot of extra time for any kind of flat like we did the same amount of work. >> but in 4 days.
>> i really support the 4.10 hour day and but you know, i'm not in charge. the four-day workweek is catching on globally, though large companies in japan and new zealand are reporting positive results spain and scotland also plan to try this out. southern california residents are pushing for more police action. what they're demanding after a string of break ins in the san fernando valley. >> and time for the weekend time to get away. we're going to check out your getaway forecast coming up next. >> and in sports, the giants and the a's get a huge boost to their roster at the trade deadline. kylen mills has details next.
>> and now kron 4 sports. >> wild day of major league baseball is coming to an end with a big matchup between the giants and astro's going on right now. >> and this is been a tight one until the top of the 6th when jose altuve a nailed a grand slam to put the stros up by 5. the giants did get a run in the bottom of the 6th, but they still trail 7, 3, in the top of the 7th will have those highlights coming up at 10 o'clock. and meanwhile, the a's and anaheim taking on the angels. and this also is bennett heist tight one, a nice performance from chris bassitt who pitched 7 shutout innings a's are up 2. nothing in the top of the 9th and hopefully they can finish this one out and both giant today's fan should be feeling pretty good tonight after both teams
made some good moves before the mlb trade deadline. san francisco in particular made a huge splash trading for all-star. chris bryant just before the buzzer this afternoon. now, this is a little bit tough for me to talk about because i have been born and raise cubs fan. a fan my entire life. but bryant is exactly what the giants need. he's one of the best hitters that was swapped today and more importantly, he can play all over the field. he's so versatile. the giants and even have to give up any price prospects for the half-season rental either. san francisco also welcomes back a familiar face lefty tony watson returns to the giants in exchange for 3 pitching prospects and across the bridge in the east bay. it looks like the a's are all in for 2021 postseason run oakland already landed. starling marte a yesterday. then today they added some more quality bats in the lineup. both josh harrison and young gomez from the washington nationals will head to the east bay. what harrison a former all-star to 96 hitter being the jewel of the trade. of course, the athletics only gave up 3 prospects from you
have guys that have been experienced in the postseason. both these guys. >> you know that. they know what it's all about. they've been through before they you get motivated by that with guys like that. you know, those guys play for. so you know, worried about them moving organizations when you're coming to a team that's in a pennant race because that's what it's all about for guys like that. >> the first week of 49 ers training camp is in the books and all eyes remain on these 2 guys and the quarterback competition or rather non competition. if you ask head coach kyle shanahan. he said earlier this week that jimmy garoppolo is the forty-niners starter not trey lance for now, noticeably absent. today was star defensive end. nick bosa shanahan said he was taking a planned maintenance. stay since he's fresh off the acl injury. bosa made some headlines yesterday when he said the post-practice media session that he is not vaccinated shanahan talk today about balancing the team's best interests and personal choices. >> we pressured anyone. you know, i think would have been
a lot harder if we had a. a big group of guys not doing i think that more of worry and then, you know, couple, you know, about a week up to camp. we got past 85%. i know. i think it's 5 or less i think it's 5. i mean, those 5 are not going to pressure. it's been tough of water team. didn't we have to do things different. but with the small mountain guys doing it and things i think are a lot tougher on them, but it doesn't affect the team that much. >> also earlier today, the warriors let's
talk about our weather forecast right now as we take a live look outside here in san francisco. that is the exploratorium. >> and that really cool light art you think is shun the. had and front. think prepandemic. we've gone yet. kron four's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow on hand to talk about the weekend ahead. yeah, guys in time for the get away and headed out of town. you might want to see some fog along the coastline. you see plenty of that out in santa cruz. >> probably. we'll see some fog to start out your day. other parts of california. not so. but if you travel the high country going to be very, very careful thunderstorms. you plan to go do some camping out there to get away. you run into some of those thunderstorms. i think tomorrow afternoon up toward sfo tonight, low clouds and fog moving on shore. no delays being reported in san francisco, oakland or san jose
have of the monterey bay 57 degrees for a high in santa cruz for tomorrow. patchy fog. some partial clearing in the afternoon to see some sunshine in carmel valley about 7469 in celina 64 in monterrey, southern california. 79 in san diego about 82 and sunny los angeles 91 getting hot in pasadena and the high country. if you head up into the top of area be very, very careful tomorrow afternoon. another round of the monsoon is going to roll through bringing thunderstorms out there. but 82 degrees in truckee, 78 southlake tall 89 in reno in 88, in carson city. if you're sticking there over the weekend. it looks the monsoon is going to start to slide further and further to the east and that is good news. finally catching a break from all the stormy conditions and those lightning strikes up there you can see right here, though. the monsoon just picking up over the sierra nevada once again today and numerous lightning strikes up there. but things are beginning to calm down now. a patchy dense fog is already rolling in along the coastline starting to move inside the bay. it's kind of deaths and kind of depressed. so i think
we'll stay nice and clear still in many spots. inland tri valley live more. you can see some clear skies overnight tonight and then tomorrow morning. clouds giving way to some partly cloudy skies in the afternoon. maybe another round of some of those mid to high level a monsoon clouds and then sunday should be mostly sunny after some morning fog temperatures out there right now. 66 in san jose 71 in livermore, 75 in concord. it is currently 59 degrees in the bottle and 58 with that fog in san francisco think as we look toward tomorrow afternoon. you can enjoy a beautiful day inside the bay. lots of sunshine 70's and 80's there. little hot inland but not bad. low 90's. well, inland. then you've got some 50's 60's co side with the fog temperatures. i think cooling down to the middle of next week. then we'll start keep those temperatures least fairly mild for this time of year. i think late in the next weekend. mild is good stuff that will take place to developing news tonight. the shasta county district attorney's office now says pg e. >> is criminally liable for causing the zogg fire back in
2020 that fire killed 4 people and destroyed more than 200 homes. the 56,000 acre fire. also caused widespread damage and killed numerous wildlife final charges and penalties will be decided before the anniversary of the fire on september 27th. the fire was sparked by a pine tree resting on pg e electrical lines. the da says she hopes this case brings awareness to the importance of fire prevention during the current drought conditions and severe wildfire season. pennsylvania. 5 people were injured after severe weather caused a building to collapse. the national weather service confirmed that. >> 2 tornadoes touched down in the eastern part of the state. 4 of the injured were inside a car dealership when it simply collapsed. the 5th person was in a nearby business reportedly none of those injuries were life threatening. the storms did cause flooding structural damage and power outages as it
moved across the east coast impacting areas in ohio. delaware and new jersey. socal residents are pushing for more police action after a string of break-ins in the san fernando valley surveillance cameras have caught several break-ins on video just this month. we're looking at some of them right now. >> now the incidents have left home owners in the area pretty shaken up. and today some members of the community made a plea. 2 los angeles police to do more to prevent the break-ins and protect them from thieves and vandals reporter mark mester from our sister station in la has the story tonight. >> another crime captured on surveillance video in the san fernando valley. the first one is from porter ranch from earlier this month. it shows a suspect for center and then watch right here as he forces his way into the home. this happened while the family was in sight. >> my kids and i were upstairs. i on his video
games. the o-list was thinking and i was sleeping as well. share under said the intruder was only inside for a few seconds and stole some sodas. >> she only found out because their neighbor saw what was happening and called 911 that's how we actually found this and within our own and in our back was lmpd not on our door and asked a state we knew anyone who was sitting in our pool as well as if you any when they came into the house and we didn't. this is new video of another crime from last thursday in the 15,000 block of valley vista boulevard. >> you can see 2 suspects wearing hoodies and masks break into the home sliding door. the home's owner didn't want to speak on camera but reported multiple items stolen. those videos released just days after this frightening incident in tarzana. we're a married couple was ambushed by 5 men who are also wearing hoodies
and masks. the man reportedly tied them up and stole personal belongings including the engagement ring right off a woman's finger before being spooked off. it causes anger, frustration. >> and it's something that's caused great concern. we now have a lot of homeowners who are even fearful to be on camera because they know what the thieves to come back and target them again. so we're hopeful that chief moore will put the resources needed into the areas that are being hit the hardest. >> that was mark mester reporting for us tonight. a new report is showing that claims for catalytic converter thefts were up 175% among state farm customers in california from july 2022 june 20 lot of been hearing from people who had a problem there. they that's compared to the same time period from last year. so it's really going up according to state farm california is the worst day for catalytic converter
thefts. so here's some tips to avoid becoming a victim of catalytic converter theft install a catalytic converter anti-theft devices are available from various manufacturers and can provide a level of security from theft park fleet vehicles in an enclosed and security area. that's well lit locked and alarmed park your personal vehicles in a garage if not possible and vehicles must be parked in a driveway. consider installing motion sensor security lights call local law enforcement and your insurer should you ever become a victim. >> we at midnight and waited outside 5.31. finally let us come on to the property in park on the property. and only to find the sign after waiting for 5 and half hours that they're actually closed for hours and they come by sea. you can't get that early. you can't go on their website. you can't get through the people
are driving all the way out here for no reason. we're sitting out here and now they're not going to take walk ins at all and you can't make the payments with the point. >> well, very frustrated would be travelers are overwhelming us passport offices. this is a look at the west. los angeles federal building where hundreds of passport applicants camped out overnight this week for same day appointments only to be told that walk ins were no longer being taken wait times for new passports and renewals are taking up to 18 weeks. officials encourage those without immediate travel plans to renew their passports by mail. that's a nightmare may try to go somewhere after all this time after all this time. >> mcdonnell. here's some sweet is watch this week, new menu, more on the fast food chain's. latest celebrity collaboration. coming up.
thousands of people in chicago this weekend are enjoying a lollapalooza. it's a big music festival. is it a four-day event started thursday. it's expected to be at full capacity with roughly. >> 100,000 people in attendance each day. >> to gain entry. people must present vaccination cards or a negative covid-19 test. the more than 72 hours old a public health officials and others are raising concerns, though, that such a large gathering even outdoors risks turning into a super spreader event. >> this is an experiment we haven't tried it was tried in europe actually about a month
ago it didn't work. there were 1000 from that. that similar type music that this is basically a set up for super spreader event. this is the absolute wrong time to have this kind of event. >> it's pretty dicey. but to illinois health officials have acknowledged that there will be likely some new covid cases tied to lollapalooza but say that they have faith in the precautions that are in place. there signs around grant park make it to clear the event will not be held responsible, though. if anybody gets the virus from the festival. lala runs through sunday. >> looks like they're having fun, donald's is launching a new celebrity meal and they are encouraging you to re mix. it hip-hop artist and santa clara native sweetie teamed up with mcdonald's for the meal, including a big mac fries and nuggets, but she has a twist. swede. ian mcdonald's are encouraging you to top your big mac with fries are top your fries with mcnuggets. so if you're feeling really adventurous, you can make a mcnugget sandwich using big mac buns or even make a fry
sandwiched between 2 big mac patties. the meal will be available everywhere in the u.s. a week from monday. basically locale. that wraps up kron news at 9 o'clock tonight on this friday. but our primetime news continues at the top of the hour with ken wayne and catherine heenan greetings. and we're hungry now. all right. thank you very here's what we're working on for 10 o'clock. a new report from the cdc, giving us a better idea. >> just how dangerous and transmissible the delta variant can be what health leaders are saying about the variant and those who are unvaccinated. >> also hospitals all over the bay area are seeing a surge in patients because of the delta variant. how they are now handling the increase and handling the increase and thos [hippo groans melodically] [iguana belts major 3rd] [gator reverb] [splash] [singing indri sings]
>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> we're doing with a different virus than we were 6 months ago. this one is significantly nastier than what we're used to. we need more people to get vaccinated to stop the spread of this variant. now at 10, the war against the coronavirus has changed. powerful words from the cdc. >> about this highly contagious. delta variant and the threat it poses to everyone. even if you're vaccinated. thanks for joining us here on kron. 4 news at 10. i'm ken wayne and i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore. will this alarming new report warns