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all right. well, the time for you now 04:30am, and welcome back to the kron 00:00am morning news. i'm reyna harvey, thank you for waking up with us on this wednesday morning. mill of the week. middle of the road and something that's been on the top of all of our minds over the past few days has been the weather we dramatically started to cool down. but we saw a lot of wins over the past couple of days. today. looks like we may take a little break in all of that. however, the threat of fire.
it's still very high or meteorologists on travel. can us up to date on all of that. good morning, john. yes, a little bit of a change today, but not that much of a change. we're taking the winds out of the picture but only for one more day before. >> we do see a resurgence of winds up in solano county contra costa northern napa counties on into tomorrow. so today a bit of a breather from it and a better chance to actually step outside and enjoy the sunshine and cool feel that we've had the past few days, but that's been company did by this pretty persistent wind for a lot of us. your view outside at downtown san francisco right now is nice and clear. that's more than we can say a little bit further north because we actually do have a few sprinkles up towards northern napa and portions of lake and mendocino counties. as i mentioned yesterday, most of us across the bay are going to stay dry. but there are a few of us just our northern neighbors that are tapping into a couple light sprinkles certainly nice to see that it is breezy and pockets this morning. but winds overall, we're going to be much calmer today. look at where we're
headed into the afternoon and evening tonight. nice calm evening for most. then we see winds picking back up tomorrow. now this is mostly going to affect our inland northeastern part of the day. vacaville atlas peak napa fairfield. among those spots that will see an uptick in wind speeds returning into tomorrow. temperatures are cold this morning. we've been seeing some 30's nevado. you are at 39 my last check with you. napa. you're right on the cusp of it. santa rose at 42. so it is really chilly feeling for the north bay dublin and hayward also solidly down in the 40's livermore europe. 45 little bit more mild in oakland and pittsburgh at 55 degrees each after such a cool start. we do have temperatures rising into the 60's and 70's this afternoon mild afternoon, calmer afternoon, too ahead of what will be another breezy one into your thursday just around the corner. john, thank you so much for that. while we don't have any hot spots out there. do see an accident. 8.80, northbound south of west
tennessee road. >> in hayward. so looks like we do have an accident there. slight delay. but again, it's really early so i'm not seen any major backup along 8.80, as you're traveling into the city from the east. a little under 9 minutes head in a cross towards the peninsula via the san mateo bridge a little under 13 and the richmond, sandra fell commute. as you head to richmond a little under 9 still pretty quiet here. let's head over look at the golden gate bridge, clear skies. so it's about 20 minutes as you're traveling into the city will have more weather and traffic throughout the morning for now, let's get back to the news. the south bay. a woman is behind bars after being accused of supplying teenagers with alcohol and pressuring them to drink in her home kron four's ella sogomonian has the details. >> 47 year-old shannon o'connor, who also goes by shannon is accused of buying whiskey and vodka for her son and his teenage friends then luring them to drunken house parties were often times they were pressured into having and at some point there are claims that the mother allegedly
watched teams from los gatos high who reported these claims with authorities said that she would real them in through text and snapchat messages between june 2020 and may of this year once at her house, they would get so intoxicated to the point. but several teens allegedly vomit it heavily somebody broke a finger and on another occasion. her son and a friend hung on to the back of her suv while she drove in the school parking lot. the friend fell and was knocked unconscious. the santa clara county district attorney's office says it o'connor would keep these antics away from her husband and came up with alibis for the teens to do the same with their parents. the da had this to say. it took a lot of brave children to come forward and untangled is deeply disturbing case as a parent. i'm shocked as a da, i'm determined to hold those adults who endangered children fully accountable to the law and our community. ella sogomonian kron 4 news. >> we find the cause and manner of the cause of death
strangulation and that is homicide. more than 3 weeks after her body was found. there are some answers. >> and the death of gabby petito, a wyoming coroner announcing the cause of death yesterday. and all of that. the tipton county coroner says petito was strangled but isn't yet releasing details, whether someone used their hands or use something like a rope. 22 year-old petito was on a cross country trip with her fiance, brian laundry when she went missing of originally laws remains a person of interest in her disappearance and has not yet been found by law enforcement. the case is putting new focus on domestic violence. >> and this is all many deaths. >> around the people who are involved in domestic violence. >> fortunate that these other guest and not get as much coverage well.
>> fbi let search teams have been looking in vast nature reserves for any sign of laundry, but weeks of searching in the swampy terrain of turned up nothing. the case has attracted widespread media attention as well as criticism of news outlets for not covering similar cases involving people of color. in a first of its kind decision the fda is authorizing an e-cigarette to be sold in the u.s. saying the benefits and helping smokers quit outweighs the risk of looking under age teens. the company is called views and the fda now green that e-cigarettes could help smokers either quit or significantly reduce their use of cigarettes just last month the fda was rejecting applications for more than a million e-cigarettes and related products. the agency now says that the authorized products are less toxic than cigarettes. the move could pave the way for other e-cigarettes to stay on the market. but in the bay area, san francisco's already banned the sale of all electronic cigarettes while san jose and oakland have banned the sale
covid-19 misinformation has . now been declared a public health crisis in contra, costa county. the board of supervisors approved that resolution, making it official. kron four's haaziq explains their decision. >> we need to call it out. we need to clarify it because that misinformation. is responsible for some lower vaccination rates district. 5. >> yes. in a unanimous decision. the contra costa county board of supervisors adopt a resolution declaring covid-19 misinformation as a public health crisis. the resolution states that the county of contra costa commits to combating health misinformation and curbing the spread of that that threat, the health and safety of residents. it also states that the board of supervisors will develop and support policies and strategies that protect the health and safety of contra. costa county residents through the promotion of evidence-based interventions,
the 2 supervisors who co authored. the resolution say they did so because when it comes to misinformation, what we're saying is the mere fact that mister information is out there. >> is the public has or health hazard. i think we do have an obligation. and if what you say is incorrect. >> the vast majority of the contra costa county residents who called in to the meeting vehemently disagreed with the supervisor's decision absolutely and passionate 10. >> to politicize and demonize people who medical freedom of choice. however, the resolution did have some support from the community. i am calling in to support your declaration that covid-19 misinformation is a public health crisis. has it made kron. 4 news. >> new documents are out from the fda is resting booster shots for the moderna and johnson and johnson covid vaccines. both companies say their data supports the use of a booster shot for people 6 months or longer after initial immunization. it comes ahead
of an fda advisory panel meeting later this week to discuss authorizing boosters for those companies. the agency recently authorized the pfizer vaccine for boosters. the state's reparations task force met to discuss some of inequalities black californians face every day over the next 2 years. the task force will study the effects of slavery and other government decisions that led to racial injustice is researchers from u c berkeley testified on racial disparities in both education and the environment linking the 2 issues to discrimination and segregation in housing. >> i americans not states or white americans or some combination are to move to a different race neighborhood to fully integrate this this means that we live in very segregated society. >> experts say there has been a lack of integration in neighborhoods and government decision-making over the course of several decades. it
has resulted in a lopsided resources for black and brown communities compared to neighboring predominantly white areas, especially in schools. workers across the u.s. are putting their jobs at record pace. new numbers from the labor department show more than 4 million people left their jobs in august and now more than 24,000 healthcare workers at kaiser permanente are threatening to walk out as well. nancy loo has that story for us. >> operations are normal for now. and the kaiser system. but trouble is brewing negotiations have yet to produce a deal with nurses and other health care workers unhappy with pay benefits and higher workloads and one way is you can make sleet in the pot >> and more importantly, you need to keep the people that you do have, you need to pay them a fair wage. kaiser is expressing hope that the bargaining process will produce a deal and prevent a walkout but more strike authorizations could be coming soon. among other unions representing 50,000 workers
nationwide. >> workers at kellogg cereal plants are already on day 8 of their strike negotiations are ongoing over wages and the company is hoping for a deal soon, but was store shelves getting emptier. kellogg's brought in outside contractors in this week at some plants. workers say their wages should reflect the company's higher product prices. you know, we work 365 days. 24 7 to the whole pandemic for the last 2 years in the midwest. a possible strike is looming. a john deere after u a w members rejected a tentative agreement. more than 10,000 workers at 14 facilities could hit the picket lines at midnight. the company says it's committed to the collective bargaining process members want better pay pensions and healthcare members are very frustrated with this deal. they don't feel that their concerns have been addressed and they don't feel that the contract keeps up. >> with the economic conditions of the company or,
you know, what's going on with inflation. that was nancy loo reporting for us. >> there's also the looming possibility of a strike by 60,000 production workers in hollywood and across the united states. analysts say the ongoing worker shortage may give unions and upper hand in that fight. well, coming up on the kron morning news police are turning to the public to help them find a murder suspect. well, police know so far in the investigation. it will.
welcome back to the kron 00:00am morning news on this wednesday morning and rain harvey, thank you so much for joining us this morning. >> all right. so we've been actively talking about just about every break the weather that is on the priority list for this morning as windy over the past couple of days while we're seeing a small break. our meteorologists john trimble says this break will last for long. good morning, john. yes, still a break from the wind today. but like you said rain, it doesn't last for long as we do see, especially solano county working our way back into some windy conditions as soon as tomorrow. >> now where we're at this morning, still very clear, but very cold out there. your view outside from the east bay hills. cameras situated above berkeley shows. the very clear conditions were in the midst of and are these clear skies temperatures for the north bay
in the inland. east bay a fallen well into the 40's. a couple of 30's in areas like novato at points this morning. 50's along the bay shore. most of us are dry, but a couple of sprinkles in northern sonoma and napa counties up in the lake county. most of these will move out of the area pretty quickly. and a look ahead does show predominantly dry conditions from this point forward. we have a cold front that's speeding through the bay area right now that's leaving us are with our coolest temperatures that we're going to see this forecast come this afternoon. a look ahead. does show that we do have red flag warnings rmturning tomorrow to solano county. that's the only county in the bay area. that's going to be affected by red flag warnings for your thursday as of yet. there are a couple of our neighbors out towards the central valley that are in the midst of this red flag warnings also returning into tomorrow. some cloud cover across the north bay this morning. few sprinkles possible along the coastline, maybe just a drop or 2, but we really are looking at a dry next few days. this afternoon gets nice and clear tomorrow,
sunshine as winds do return to the north bay and then under all that sunshine this weekend. a return of some 80's by friday and saturday. brief stint back in the 80's before falling back in the 70's 60's for your highs in sf today. 50's and 60's near the coastline and then it 60's to 70's elsewhere at this point. these numbers look very familiar. a very similar feel as to what monday and tuesday brought us the difference today. those winds are a whole lot calmer and that makes today just all the more pleasant oakland at 65 for your high while the creek on up through pittsburgh, an antioch eat right at 70 degrees. santa rosa through center fell also in the low 70's tomorrow's highs rise a little bit further than today's. we do see inland winds resurging tomorrow come back down into friday and saturday as temperatures will be our warmest in the 80's and then we cool down into next week back into the 70's rain. down day for that. all right. let's get a look at our traffic for you on this wednesday morning. traveling from the east bay. >> into the city a little under 2 minutes for your drive
time. there. the 7 tail bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. no major issues or delays. the golden gate bridge where we have clear skies so don't see any fog slowing us down this morning. about 20 minutes into the city. let's check out the richmond. sandra fell bridge as you're heading out of richmond across towards sandra fell a little under 9 minutes. we'll have more weather and traffic coming up for now you've got to take a look at this. santa rosa homeowner and we'll look at that found piles of rattlesnakes under her house in the north bay. these are pictures from the sonoma county reptile rescue. they say a total of 59 baby snakes and 22 adults report from up under her home. and that was just the first trip. they went back and they pulled another 11 snakes. the rescue says it took them nearly 4 hours to get all of the snakes. i can't wait to get away from this picture. and then in south bay, someone at their home found a world war 2, one hand grenade while they were going
through an elderly family members battle in los altos, the santa clara county sheriff's bomb squad went to check it out. they say the vintage explosive or the vintage explosive might have been a live grenade. so police had to take it in the backyard and for nearly hours they had to make sure everybody in the area sheltered in place while they detonated that in the home's backyard, thankfully no one was hurt and no property was damaged. well, san jose police for the public's help in finding the person they believe shot and killed a man in june. the announcement very emotional day for the victim's family. kron four's. noelle bellow has more on that suspect. >> to sony posse is the suspect who shot and killed marco antonio santos san jose police have issued an arrest warrant for a wanted 27 year-old homicide suspect. >> they say to sony posse was quickly identified as the prime suspect in the death of
marco santos. but after months of trying to track him down. they haven't been able to find him. we know that he has connections to obviously the bay area. >> but also the san diego area and hawaii. anybody that has information about his whereabouts. we would urge them to please call the san jose police homicide unit according to police posse shot and killed 33 year-old santos. >> in front of his wife and teenage daughter at the woods apartment complex in san jose officials say there was some sort of dialogue between the 2. but no known conflicts before and it just seems to be a very spontaneous senseless killing. >> they can you know, i just want left a lot of pain and suffering and most importantly, they left kids without their father santos his mother and low dia flew in from mexico for tuesday's emotional announcement let's be about what is that. i hope we can find him so that he won't do to others. what he
did to santos his widow. sondra also spoke tuesday. the couple was together for 16 years and have 4 kids together they're quite is my husband's life was taken away. he left behind our 4 kids and me. we miss him very much and want justice. police say the weapon used has not yet been located. and they're asking the public if they see him to not approach posse but call police with information long as this man is on the loose. another family could end up satin and at a loss. noelle bellow kron 4 news. >> construction crews working on the millennium tower. condo building are testing out. a new method to fix the tower. >> the building has been sinking and tilting for years and the previous retrofit job shut down this summer after turned out the suppose it fix was actually making the problem a lot worse. >> over the next few days. crews will be installing a
casing essentially still straw 3 feet in diameter into the ground. if all goes well that in a week or so. a 2 foot pow will be threaded through that casey. and down 300 feet to the bedrock together. they are caught up here. the original fix for the millennium tower of off 52 of those tiers. the difference is this time multiple agencies are monitoring the 6 through several different methods. >> there will be measuring in real time of settlement or tell us there will be measure and measuring of volume of soil that's being removed. there's instrumentation that's being installed to measure the vibration levels. >> so all of those things will be looked at as this test pilot programs being performed. >> officials say it's going to be several weeks before they can determine if this new method is the best way to stop the tower from sinking. we'll be right back after the break.
well, the forest panic heritage month comes to an end on friday. one organization wants to turn the spotlight on mexican americans who served in the armed forces. the california mexican american veterans memorial foundation is asking the public to acknowledge those who served our nation during times of
peace, the organization says even shaking event under federal tan is a way of saying thank you. all the >> it's some gave all during this morning. i would like to have people reflect. those who served their country honor and dignity. >> the state capitol grounds in sacramento are home to the l said on a memorial, the only monument in the entire us that specifically recognizes latin x veterans as well as service members and go ahead and take your phone out scan. this qr koch is we have an entire section over on our website dedicated to hispanic heritage. all you have to do is scan a qr code on your screen isn't a q directly over to that page. coming up in the next hour, the giants and dodgers tied yet again. we're going to show you the highlights from game 4. >> plus a new vaccine mandate now in effect in san francisco, how it's going to affect workers at certain businesses. and thefts are
forcing walgreens to close some of its stores in san francisco. how a bill could help police if these crimes from happening. i drop off and pick up my kids from school so, i can't work early. or late. and i need to make enough to make it worthwhile. i can only work two days a week. and it can't interfere with my other job. i can do full-time. just not daytime. and i need benefits. good ones. and you know, it would be nice if you paid for my tuition.
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know. coming up in a live report. >> for the san francisco giants. they hope there's no place like home tomorrow, game 5 against that hated dodgers will have the low lights from last night's game in la and talk about game 5 in a live report. >> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning >> we've got we've got this know, worry, not nights. >> game 5. yeah. problem. that's. >> yes, was it was a little disheartening last night to lose weight. they did. but. >> we'll be talking more giant with will out there live in lots of news to get to. but first, want to look at weather and traffic for you on this wednesday morning. i'm john. hey, guys. yes. early on this morning. you'll probably notice the biggest change today from yesterday is that the temperatures isn't the cloud cover because we're