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tonight at 5.30, the san jose sharks have gotten off to a great start this season. but now they're dealing with a covid-19 crisis. yeah. it is a crisis 7 players and the team's head coach, they are out because of nhl covid
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protocol. >> kron four's. kate rooney is live at sapd center with more ahead of tonight's game. kate. >> hey grant. hey, catherine. yeah. when nhl teams lose a player to a penalty. it's called playing short-handed. tonight. the sharks will be short-handed before they even take the ice since saturday. they've been dealing with the loss of yes, 7 players and their head coach to covid-19 protocols. now that doesn't necessarily mean that these people have all tested positive for covid-19. according to nhl rules. >> when someone has exposure to someone else who has tested positive. >> they go on the covid-19 list and the team said that all players and staff are fully vaccinated. but regardless the 7 players, including some stars. erik karlsson, kevin labanc. >> and are not available for tonight's matchup with the buffalo sabres now on saturday. the sharks actually managed to win their game
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against winnipeg. they called up 5 players from the minor leagues san jose barracuda and. >> a stunning ot goal by timo meier sealed. the win for san jose which snapped a three-game losing streak but today meyer has also been added to the covid-19 protocols. so they're going to be without his star power. however, they do get forward. jonathan dahlen back. tonight. he's been remove from the covid protocols today. assistant coach john mcclane is acting as head coach will buckner is out and he addressed this tough predicament. >> we're trying to take as many precautions as we can. we're you know, we're wearing masks work. we're doing everything we can, you know, seems like we're dealing as as the league is anyways. we're day today with that. but we're trying to, you know, keep on top of everything. the best we can and control weekend and then that deal with whatever whatever comes we just try and limit this much exposure as possible with with this win. whatever, you know, the guidelines we're doing. we're trying to follow that's that's
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all we can do. and that's and that's where we're trying to >> hopefully they won't have to keep dealing with this much longer in the meantime, some good news sharks captain logan in fact, he was out with an unspecified illness, although he was never added to the covid-19 list. he was back at practice monday and they could certainly use help on the ice tonight, the puck drops here at a 50 center at 07:30pm, against the sabres. as you can see, they're testing out all the lights and stuff to get ready for tonight. so that's why just a little dark. but guys, back to you. >> testing the lights and the okay. thank you for that. live report hope they can healthy a little bit of everything that's okay. rely force in san jose. meanwhile, covid news of another kind of immunity from coronavirus vaccines and infections. >> both last at least 6 months. that's according to new data tonight from the cdc.
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the agency compared infection induced immunity. if you get covid 2 vaccine induced immunity still, the cdc is urging everyone regardless of whether they've been infected with covid to get vaccinated anyway. they say there is a higher and more consistent level of antibody response in people who get vaccinated compared to those who have just had previous infections. >> and the south bay some parents and students are upset after willow glen high school. closed several of its campus restrooms and they did that because students were vaping and them. now there are fewer open restrooms leading at times too lines of students waiting to use one. >> one time. i was almost late one of my classes because i ended up spending. the whole passing period. it's 7 minutes, which should be enough time to go to the bathroom and then go to class. >> it's not ok that the kids have to use time that they should be learning and being educated. to stand in line for
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a bathroom. >> a letter that was sent to parents. the school is saying it does plan to reopen some of these restrooms monday and they say they're working on other solutions to try to stop students from vaping. >> it is election day for some parts of the bay area. kron 4. is your local election headquarters. well, there are no statewide races on the ballot. 5 local counties are holding elections. some places have city councilor school district seats up for grabs. other areas are voting on various tax measures. we will reveal the outcomes after the votes have been counted. and nationally our eyes are on the virginia, gubernatorial election. experts say it could foreshadow what's to come in next year's midterm elections. senate democrat terry mcauliffe is >> tight race against republican glenn youngkin. duncan has been endorsed by former president trump mcauliffe has campaigned with president biden and vice
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president harris, despite virginia trending democratic since the 2008 presidential election. the poll showed this really is a very tight race. san jose state political science lecturer donna crane agrees the outcome could be an indicator of what's to come in next year's midterms but says there are other factors at play. >> usual virginia, new jersey elected governors legislators in off years and almost always a tends to favor the party. that's not in the white house. so, you know, that is just sort of the tendency and the tradition so i would say that we take some lessons. but it's not. it's not a prediction of what's going to happen nationwide next year. >> post in virginia are now closed. >> new details tonight after several reports of a man using a jet pack near la actually see an image there. federal investigators say it may have just been a loose balloon.
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>> that was floating thousands of feet in the air. not an actual person. maybe there were 3 similar sightings reported between october of last year in july of this year, including reports at times coming from pilots. >> everybody should have a work. another de dose of rain happening for wednesday into thursday. now it's a quick mover. so should clear out for most of the day on thursday. but there's more upstream, though, in the next 10 days really quite interesting. here's a look at to half moon bay. look at that sunset about to happen. beautiful picture going on pretty close to what you'll see tomorrow that we think some cloud cover is going to try to work in here. most of the readings across the bay are in the 60's almost universally in the upper 60's. some lower 70's. i think we'll see a little bit more separation going on tomorrow. here's what we expected by tonight. the ultimate lows upper 50's, some bay area fog and we'll get some inland fog working here, too, because there's some leftover moisture as well. let's march through with the models have to say in the short term run wednesday looks pretty good. then we get
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to sunset in there. afterward, boom. here's our brush through of rain nicely clearing right in time for your morning commute. some leftover rain showers still hanging on clearing out the clouds, although this may take a little longer than today. but on balance thursday afternoon should be pretty nice. your wake-up planner for tomorrow. we've got some bay area fog, some scattered low clouds temperatures in the 50's by high noon turning mostly sunny mild and by the afternoon mild temperatures as well. some more lower 70's happening in london. speaking of which will be checking out your 4 zone forecast a bit grant. >> thanks, dave. still to come tonight, why facebook is pulling the plug on its widely used facial recognition software. >> also trouble for tesla drivers. if you have one of a certain model, a number of certain model, a number of models. your cars at a h
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but our here, we are just getting started. money. tesla is recalling about 12,000 cars because of potential problems caused by a software update. the national highway traffic safety administration says the update. >> created a software communication disconnect. it could lead to the emergency braking system. activating unexpectedly and a sudden stop for no reason could lead to a rear end collision. another car could. run into the back of you. the recall covers models s x, y and 3. those models sold since 2017 tesla canceled the update for owners who did not installed yet. the
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whistleblower who leaked internal facebook documents is suggesting how the company can in her opinion make. >> some important business changes speaking at the web summit in portugal. former facebook project manager frances haugen acknowledge that she has continued concerns. she is urging ceo mark zuckerberg to step down from his role. she says she doesn't believe the company can make products safer with him as the leader as for facebook's recent re branding switching to the name eta. hogan says that it shows higher ups are just not listening. >> meanwhile, the social media giant will shut down its facial recognition system and delete face prince. they say more than 1 billion people. the company was trying to weigh the positive use cases for the technology against the growing societal concerns, especially as regulators have yet to provide clear rules more than a 3rd of facebook's daily active users have opted
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to have their face is recognized by the social network's system and videos and photos. facebook already been scaling back its use of facial recognition. they say after introducing it more than a decade ago. >> still ahead, for the second time in a matter of months. reverend jesse jackson has been admitted to the hospital of the civil rights icon a happe
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the walnut creek city council will consider banning the sale of flavored tobacco and e-cigarettes. >> if passed businesses would have 5 months before the law is enforced. earlier this year contra costa county restricted the sale of flavored tobacco in unincorporated parts of the county. >> in national news opening statements got under way in the murder trial of kyle rittenhouse in kenosha, wisconsin. prosecutors say rittenhouse instigated the confrontation that led him to shoot 3 people last year, killing 2 of them. but the defense is arguing the teenager was acting in self-defense. rittenhouse is charged with killing 2 men and injuring a 3rd job. this was last summer during a protest over the police shooting of jacob blake. if convicted, he could get life in prison. reverend jesse jackson is in the hospital again after falling and hitting his head. he had been helping students at howard university who are protesting campus living
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conditions. doctors say a scan of his head came back normal jackson does have parkinson's disease and has been hospitalized twice this year, including once for a covid infection. jackson is 80 years old. a month after an oil spill off the orange county coast. environmental activists say. >> they plan to sue the federal government over its failure to review and update plans for platforms off the coast. the center for biological diversity says it sent notice today to the secretary of the interior of its intent to sue. the group says the government approved plans for a cluster of oil platforms back in the 1980's and they are still running, but we're expected to wind down production in about 2007. the group says the law requires the government to review these plans periodically. the department of the interior has not commented on the lawsuit. vanessa bryant will not have to undergo a psychiatric examination as part of her
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lawsuit against los angeles bryant is suing over photos taken by deputies at the calabassas side of the helicopter crash that killed 9 people. >> including her husband, kobe and their daughter. that was january of last year. the county said that she needed a mental exam to prove for emotional distress claim. but a judge says that the county waited too long to make that demand. the ruling comes as la county's board of supervisors is expected to talk about a proposed settlement, one that would pay more than a million dollars to 2 other families who lost loved ones and that crash the end of daylight saving time is almost here. get ready to fall back early sunday morning. >> when daylight saving time officially ends. the change comes it with an extra hour of sleep in theory in theory and some earlier darkness. so when we take a live look at the golden gate bridge or sfo are it will be dark, not sooner.
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so get ready for that. every state except hawaii and arizona observes the end of daylight saving. now. >> taking a live look outside where there is still some day like we're looking live at sfo meteorologist dave spahr is here with us. sen. we have pretty active next couple of days into next weekend. we do. and hey, guess what, in the morning hours we get the sunshine earlier. so it comes back on our site. but some of the signs up okay. well, at this point that out sharing around. we get the hour now. here's a live look at what's going on at the half moon bay clear skies, beautiful sunshine going on there as we go forward for this next system. it's a fast mover. don't blink here. >> by tomorrow night at 9 o'clock. approximate location. great nocturnal comes right on through by tomorrow morning. a couple raindrops. the early morning commuters. we spend much of the rest of the day in the afternoon clearing on out sound familiar kind of we did last go around. but in the longer range. it is getting interesting. there's that first hit. then as we head
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into the weekend. we have a system, a kind of breaks a partner backyard want to point out saturday. maybe a graze of a little shower perhaps up in the north bay. we have moisture from the south in some colder air up north. that's going make a little bit more interesting early into next week. so it's pushed off of sunday into monday. it looks like we'll get this hit in a tuesday and maybe as late as wednesday zipping through your 4 zone forecast for tomorrow. 68 san francisco to one around the 60's at the coast 69 for millbrae 69 burlingame foster city at 68 down in the south we're start to get to some middle 70's pardon lower 70's along the east bay shoreline. tri valley 73 pleasanton hurt. least 6866 for berkeley. 68 for vallejo sonoma. 71 in santa rosa at 69 pretty pleasant seeing some decoupling on those temperatures as we dry out just a touch tomorrow. here's what it looks like the next 7 days starts to get quite interesting as we get into early next week. catherine. >> the news at 5 is not over.
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coming up, world head to hawaii for an exclusive look at oprah's favorite holiday gifts.
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>> the holiday season is almost here. so that means it is time for oprah's favorite things entertainment. tonight's kevin frazier has an exclusive sneak peek. hey, catherine grant. you know, just because i'm in sunny hawaii doesn't mean i can't get into the holiday spirit and there is no one better on this planet to help me out. >> the one and only oprah
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winfrey. >> whoa, whoa, whoa. >> it's bash. >> it's a tame attend. pay. we're kicking off the holidays with my favorite time of year. let's check out some of my favorite 110 gifts handpicked by oprah and her team to these myself i love these this year. there are 43 items. >> $50 and under like these $12 eyeshadow palettes gales grandson luca wears these cute ones ease the cost. 38 $1 for the set. >> the most expensive item. this high-tech rowing machine for nearly 2300 bucks. the list commemorates an anniversary close to oprah's heart. >> and digital camera. it's one 25 years since over his favorite things to get to that it all started as a way for me to share and gratitude to the people who matter most, including yourself, there's a $400.10. piece cookware set. >> and these vegan leather
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travel bags or $200. the full list is out online and on amazon and the winter issue quarterly is on stands november 9th tis the season for free. hey and tune in to e t tonight to hear what a source just told us about alec baldwin's mental state. laurie is very concerned about her husband's well-being. plus, nicholas shea is here as our guest co-host. he's tell us all about his new singing competition show and moving to why with his wife vanessa, for entertainment tonight. i'm kevin frazier. >> a rare flower in southern california attracting a lot of attention. it is the corpse flower now on display at the san diego. but botanic garden named after its terrible smell. they say it really does smell kind of like a dead body corpse flowers. only bloom once every 4 to 5 years. the full bloom only lasting about 48 hours. so hurry up. if you want to go have a well, a dead body. >> it is beautiful, though. that wraps up kron 4 news at
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5. but we have more ahead on kron 4 news at or in cannes winner. here with a look at what's coming up. catherine and grant, thanks to you both. coming up next at 6 o'clock. we have more reaction to the big news of the cdc director has given the go ahead for children between 5.11 years old to get the covid-19 vaccine and an oakland man speaking out after his husband was shot in the face while holding a baby. >> why he thinks it was a hate crime. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
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disease expert and he joins us live from san francisco now with more dan. >> well, that's right. you know, the western states advisory panel still has to sign on off on this for at least for the folks here in california. but still we could see. >> jabs and arms young arms that is before the weekend arrives. >> pfizer's covid-19 vaccine for children is being shipped out and now that the cdc panel and the cdc director have signed off on the vaccine. it's possible kids could be getting their first jab before the weekend, even though the risk of covid is low. it's not 0 and not to keep them as safe as possible. so this enables you to have a shot subset backed out of the equation that worry about very infectious disease. experts say protecting kids from covid is not a joke. >> they say there have been 2.8 million covid cases in children so far in the u.s.. >> 8300 hospitalizations and 90 deaths of 5 to 11 year-olds. i think that withhog

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