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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news heading. >> children may be able to roll up their sleeves for a vaccine by the end of the week of bay area. officials are preparing for another round of vaccinations election day is coming to an end. the polls are closing this very minute. kron 4, is your local election headquarters we're keeping an eye on the races in your community. an angry residents in the south bay while why police now say they were not able to show up and shut down a weekend sideshow. thanks for joining us for kron 4 news at
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a time can way and i'm pam moore of our top story tonight. children 5 to 11 years old are now. >> one step away from being eligible for pfizer's covid vaccine in california. the cdc director gave final approval for that vaccine today and now the western states scientific safety review workgroup needs to give the final thumbs up which is likely just a formality. that means children. we'll be rolling up their sleeves for their first dose. as soon as tomorrow. bay area infectious disease. experts say even though children are less likely than older adults to get severe disease. that's not a reason to avoid getting the shot. >> your children should get this vaccine and they should get it as soon as as is practical. you know, i think that children have been more restricted. >> in-person learning has really difficult us last year and they need to get back to totally normal lives with more and more of us vaccinated they can get back to normal. >> typically you would wait 3 weeks in between doses of the pfizer vaccine. but some experts believe waiting a bit
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longer will improve the efficacy of the vaccine they say should discuss that with your child's pediatrician to see what works best for you and your child in the north bay special clinics are planned for children to dole out a covid vaccine. yeah, that's right. as kron four's terisa stasio reports tonight, one site has already been selected to offer children shots. >> miller creek school in sandra fell is the first to plans side by the county offer covid-19 vaccines to children 5 to 11 them are in middle school set to open up shop on saturday. and we're really excited. you know, the saturday we're going to be kicking things off. we have a number of locations that will be providing pediatric vaccines. again, not only medical providers but our local pharmacies will be providing public health will have a super site which it will be able to accommodate up to 1000 children. addition to some smaller-scale sites. and we've really taken careful about this particular population. you know, young
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children are little bit different than maybe teens or adults. laine hendricks marin county spokesperson says that the county teamed up with health experts to map out a plan. >> to help facilitate giving the nearly 21,005 to 11 year-old to dose in the north bay. we've also been working with some experts with kaiser and ucsf to better that population, how they process these types of situations just so we can make it. i'm a stress free as possible not only for the child but of course, parents, she says the county run facilities. that schools will be much different than those mass sites set up for adults and teens. the states are going to look different than the are other mass vaccination sites, not necessarily going to be a big wide open room. we're going to create a more partitions so that there's privacy because there's also in part of our research and understanding, you know what's going to be the right environment kids is they don't necessarily need to see their friends getting the shot, right. because of that fear, right. so it will be a
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bit more closed off and credit. but at the same time, you can hear festive music. you can see nurses in bright colors crabs, you know, and balloons and all those in sort of thanks to stephanie going to be special environment kendrick says sign-ups are not quite open yet. >> but that should be coming very soon as the whole country prepares to get this younger population vaccinated. >> in this pandemic. in marin county. theresa kron 4 news. >> but sides marin county, several other locations of the bay area are also working out how they will distribute shots to children are grant. lodes joins us now here in the studio with what those counties have plan grant indeed. pam, several bexar counties have been already preparing to vaccinate the 5 to 11 year-olds just waiting for the final green light last week, santa clara county told us they were expecting, you know, about 55,000 or so doses to arrive at a big clinic. they have those doses are expected to arrive at some point this week. that is that the county fairgrounds there. that big backside. and even
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though that is just one 3rd of the total number of 5 to 11 year-olds living in santa clara county health officials say they do not expect a shortage of doses will be getting more doses as more parents want their kids to get vaccinated. san mateo county. they have one walk-up clinic that is planned for this weekend. it will be held at the san mateo county event center on saturday. that's november 6th appointments are required. you can put those on my turn that ca dot gov. san francisco is also expected to start vaccinating kids as soon as this saturday. yeah, there are nearly 100 vaccine sites in the city, all of which will be offering the vaccine for kids and the department of health will also be hosting a series of clinics starting next week with the san francisco unified school district sonoma county clinics. they will. the doing that at schools. noma has 37,000 children who are eligible to be vaccinated in that county. the county has set a goal trying to get 70%
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of those 5 to 11 year-olds vaccinated by the end of february and kron four's taylor bisacky. she's check in with some other bay area counties and will have their plans coming up on kron 4 news at 9 o'clock and all of these clinic dates and times locations on the specifics will be posted as well on our website. kron 4 dot com pam and ken, back to you. all right. thank you very much. stay with kron 4 for the latest details on the covid vaccine for young children. you can scan this qr code straight to your phone and it will take you to our web page. >> this designated to coronavirus stories, including a developing story on a nasal covid vaccine. plus international travel rules. all of that at kron 4 dot com. >> this just into the newsroom tonight minneapolis will not be getting rid of his police department voters there have rejected a proposal that would have replaced the department with a public safety agency. the measure was written in response to calls to defund or dismantle the police
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department following the murder of george floyd this was the first attempt by a major us city to drastically overhaul public safety since floyd's death sparked nationwide. protests last year. kron 4 is your local election headquarters. and tonight we're following several local elections here in the bay area polls just closed at the top of the hour. so here are a few of the races that we are keeping an eye on in marin county. there is one town council seat up for grabs in timber on voters. there will be choosing between the 4 names you see on your screen, kathleen to fever. noah griffin. brian mccullough and leon rodriguez is santa clara county. there are 2 school district taxes that require a simple yes or no vote. those are both parcel taxes in the union school district and the los cabos union school district in san mateo counties. simple. yes or votes are on the ballot measure b would continue a parcel tax. it's already in place for the menlo park school district and
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and woodside would allow parking in some residential areas that are used for art and culture. and finally the city of santa cruz has one item on the ballot that is funding of the children's fund to help with things such as child clear care. >> after school programs and more and we will continue to monitor the results and bring you the outcomes. what's the races are called tonight. a new effort in the city to make high traffic areas safer in san francisco today. >> city officials announced a new initiative called the san francisco. welcome ambassadors program dressed in those brightly colored orange clothing a vest. ambassadors will walk city streets, answering questions, giving directions and offering assistance where they can mayor london breed says the goal is for the them to help visitors enjoy their time in the city and make them feel welcome. she also hopes that they will ease the return of office workers who may be coming back to the city after being gone for so long during the pandemic.
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>> these ambassadors are exactly what this city needs. >> we need people. >> like james and some of the folks who are here that are out on the streets that enjoy this work and what they're doing. >> and that want to help people. because that's going to make all the difference in everyone's experience. >> the plan is to deploy 50 ambassadors to several locations, including union square. the financial district chinatown and fisherman's wharf. they will be on dute daily from 08:00am to 08:00pm. 4 zone forecast as we give you a beautiful shot of downtown san francisco and maybe rolla just dave spahr standing by with what's ahead for us to a little carpet lights. we have. they're going on. the city would see it very clearly. so the fog really hasn't had a chance developed yet. >> actually see things nicely clear out as we went into the evening hours. however, by dawn will probably see a little bit of fog development. the very beginning of this loop. it starts at about 3 o'clock. you can see some of
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that leftover moisture kind of evaporate away as we go in the evening hours, however, will redevelop later tonight. >> and showing the temperatures fall nicely shows that relatively speaking. it was fairly dry air to allow those temperatures. the kind of rocket downward to reach their dew point numbers. so for the next 3 hours we'll call it clear, although some fog probably trying to develop as we approach the witching hour ultimately by tomorrow morning got lows in the upper to middle 50's. a few stray clouds down in the south bay ultimate lows tonight of some 40's up there in the valleys in the north bay there. so you probably get some fog and napa in santa rosa 50's cover most of the region and we break it down like this for you tomorrow morning. some they fog scattered low clouds going on. there's a little deck. the kind of moves on through right around dawn, mostly sunny by your noon hour mild with temperatures in the 60's and we'll do it again. mild in the middle afternoon with temperatures reaching some of the lower 70's in the inland valleys coming up in a bit. we'll walk through the models of the next shots of rain coming our way.
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>> secure the girls. i ran over to him and notice that he was buying a based on a pool of blood and his teeth were over the floor. >> a father shots while holding his toddler. why the victim's husband fears this may be a hate crime. >> keeping a close eye on your health may be doing more harm than good by some studies are blaming smart watches for doing that too. well. >> and where too busy is not something you want to hear one calling the police why a south bay police department says it's simply couldn't respond to several calls for this crazy wild side show.
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>> they're just were not enough police officers to go around and that's what officials say about a very busy halloween night in the city of san jose frustrated neighbors captured that dramatic video of a large side show just 2 blocks from city hall as her calls to police were outweighed by other more pressing calls for help. this was the scene late saturday night into early halloween morning at north 6th in just a saint john street in downtown san jose scores of people in dozens of cars engaged in that wild side show neighbors say they called 911, several times as a side show went on for hours. but police say they were swaps that night, too busy with more urgent calls. >> we had a couple of robbery incidents that were being investigated. we had a couple of calls from the fire that we were assisting with one of
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them involved a serious injury, a life threatening injuries to somebody that had a serious fall. >> police say they have successfully broken up a recent sideshows. but it takes a big effort and there simply were not enough officers available halloween night. the department says this highlights how big of a staffing challenge the department is facing. now our 4 zone forecast as we give you a live look from the top of mount tam opponents and dave is here to fill us in on a rain this coming our way this week. yeah, it good evening pen and we're looking at a situation that's kind of brief for the rain is going to be brief on tomorrow night. >> and into thursday. but then after that, we should clear up pretty quickly. the weekend looks okay. but then what's really interesting is into the following week live shot of the east bay shoreline. so we don't see fog developing here yet. i suspect it will be later tonight. here is the projections. as you can see in some collections like san francisco. we get pretty good up to santa rosa to some of those valleys. don't forget
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the rain moisture is still in place from the last event. it actually takes a little while to start to clear out tomorrow morning. it looks like even a 10 o'clock. it looks like some pockets still. hold on now in future cast for we've advances all the way till tuesday evening. so this is tomorrow night about the star as we go through tomorrow night and boom. here comes this package of cloud cover. you can see right at dawn tomorrow. so even though we have this fog in this is the surface is fairly clear. we'll get this little package of low lying clouds zipping on by so that might delay in terms of our evaporating away that that moisture, meanwhile, here's the next system. it's a quick mover wednesday night through thursday. you blink. you miss it. but by tomorrow morning for the morning commute. just a couple little pockets here of some stray showers. a good beneficial rain. it will come with a little breeze. but clearing out nicely. and then as we get into the weekend on friday. it looks like some scattered clouds. there's a little rain opportunity for saturday up in the north and the east bay. but the real deal is going to start developing as we get into early next week. we'll cover
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that coming up in a bit. winds. they uptick a little bit with all of this, nothing major. but just a little breeze to give you that kind of stormy feel going on overnight. for most people will be left with the winds in the aftermath. and a look ahead. we've got tonight late scattered clouds bay fog in the 50's wednesday night thursday when the rain comes and for your weekend. looks looks like we might just get a stray shower happening up in the north bay briefly, the east bay and then it's next week. it looks really interesting is some systems come together. oh, yeah. all right. thanks. day. >> if you're hoping to get some dungeness crab for thanksgiving. you might have to reconsider this season was set to start on saturday. but that timeline has been pushed back because of humpback whales. an leatherback sea turtles fish and wildlife officials say they're concerned that the whales in the turtles could get caught in the crab gear. the delay likely won't be reevaluated until november 22nd, which is just a couple of days before thanksgiving. they are so a
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month after that oil spill off the orange county coast of southern california, about 100 mallard ducks were released back into the wild. they originally set to return to that halliburton marsh in huntington beach. but. >> there were still some concerns about leftover oil there. so the wetlands and wildlife care center got the green light at this particular property nearby along the santa ana river in newport beach to make the ducks at home again. looks like they like it. the steps were being cared for before the oil spill. but the spill forced the center to keep them for a bit longer. meantime, environmental advocates say they plan to sue the federal government over its failure to review and update plans for those platforms off the coast. the center for biological diversity says it sent a notice today to the secretary of the interior talking about its intent to sue. the group says the government approved
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plans for a cluster of oil platforms back in the 1980's and they are still running but were expected to wind down production back in 2000, 7. the group says the law requires the government to review these plans periodically. the department of the interior has not commented on the lawsuit. some california leaders are taking part of the united nations climate summit in scotland this week. >> and our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains what they're up to and what they hope to bring back here to california. >> california most definitely all in lieutenant governor eleni kounalakis pointing to california as a lead policy maker in the united states when it comes to combating climate change but if there's one thing more, we have something like sovereign power it's on our emissions standards lock us speaking in glasgow, scotland, tuesday filling in for governor gavin newsome who is supposed to lead the california delegation at the cop 26 climate conference new some last minute decided to not attend because of a family
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obligation. according to his office. i'm sure that the person who's got the biggest hardin over not going is gavin newsome states senate majority leader robert hertzberg and more than a dozen other state lawmakers are heading to scotland for the conference by the end of this week. hertzberg says this event is important and sets the stage for global leaders to figure out how to transition the world's economy from one that is part of the solution instead of part of the problem. >> ways to and policies that will incentivize both fixing the environmentally just manner. so we're not just heard poor communities and create people with good jobs. and there's ways to do it. what is the delegation bring home overhaul relationships that are really important. you know, everything is personal in this world. my experience. we will bring home the pride of other jurisdictions taking on some of our ideas that will share with them various conferences and the like. i think you're going to see new bills introduced. and i think you're going to see a more sophisticated discussion of
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climate change as a result of our efforts there. members of the california delegation are slated to be in scotland until november 12th. >> in sacramento, ashley zavala kron 4 news after months of negotiating democratic leaders say they want to pass the president's infrastructure package. >> and is nearly 2 trillion dollars social spending plan by thursday, president joe biden who is promising transformative changes at the un climate summit says he's confident his plan will pass. that could be easier said than done. here's senator joe mansion explaining his hesitancy with the current compromise. >> the things that i have been opposing which is causing the problem. i think a lot of that, as i said, i'm not going to vote and enhance services from social security, medicare, especially medicare. that's a lifeline for them and they're scared to death that basically they're going to have the services cut or the premiums increase to make sure you get your financial house in order before you start expanding and spending more. >> progressive and moderate democrats are still split on a few key issues including medicare expansion and paid
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family leave the plan also lacks support from congressional republicans who are encouraging senator mansion decide against his party. >> is the state going to step in a big meeting tonight for the san francisco unified school district. what is at stake if the school board could not cut the budget by billions and we may have finally have an explanation for those jet pack sightings over la x what the fbi thinks may be going
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emergency planning for kids. we can't predict when an emergency will happen. so that's why it's important to make a plan with your parents. here are a few tips to stay safe. know how to get in touch with your family. write down phone numbers for your parents, siblings and neighbors. pick a place to meet your family if you are not together and can't go home. remind your parents to pack an emergency supply kit. making a plan might feel like homework, but it will help you and your family stay safe during an emergency.
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>> remember those reports of a man using a jet pack near los angeles international airport. well, there may finally be an explanation. there were 3 similar sightings reported by people between october of last year in july of this year, including from pilots. now, federal investigators say it may have been a loose balloons seeing floating thousands of feet in the air. the faa and the fbi have released a statement saying, quote, the fbi has worked closely with the faa to investigate reported jet pack sightings in the los angeles area, none of which has been verified one working theory is that pilots might have seen balloons. >> a wild police pursuit in florida was caught on camera by a sheriff's helicopter. this was in lee county near fort myers. sheriff's deputies tried pulling over a reported stolen van driver. as you can see, lost control hit several
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guardrails and there he goes. he jumped out of the vehicle and off of the bridge. it was eventually pulled from the water and arrested. for your health tonight. if you're trying to eat healthy but not sure which direction to go. this might help scientists have created a new way to rank food. according to nutritional value. they're calling it a food compass. the guide analyzes more than 8,000 foods and categorizes them based on 54 different groupings. the foods are then ranked from 0, which is unhealthy to 100, which is very healthy. experts say anything between 70 and a 100 can and should be and frequently 31 to 69 should be eaten in moderation and any food or drink, 30 and below our only okay to consume once in a while. >> well, is it time to ditch your smart watch while you exercise recent study show that obsessive lee monitoring your workouts can negatively affect your mental health
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unplugging. they say that we focus more on the workout itself instead of comparing ourselves to others or to our previous work out. and this can reduce stress anxiety. and as a result, even help us with sleep. >> coming up next on 8 found lying face down in his own blood. what happened to an infant and a toddler after theia father was shot in their living room. plus the san francisco unified school district is trying to fix a 125 million dollar budget shortfall. what the state plans to do if the city can't get that number out of the red and how long have you got before you need another shot ne
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our top story tonight at 8.30, in oakland father who was shot in the face while in his home holding his baby. >> is in stable condition tonight, but waiting for another surgery forcefully to go talk to the man's husband who fears that this was a hate crime. >> this family of 4 was relaxing at their home in west oakland saturday night when shots were fired into the house. jimmy was in the kitchen making dinner while his husband was watching tv in the living room holding his 5 weeks old daughter at the time. their 4 year-old daughter was also in the room. jimmy who wishes to keep his family anonymous says his husband was the only one struck by gunfire. somebody drove up and fired over 10 rounds into our house.
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>> and one of those hit him in the face. the shooting happened on peralta street. >> the oakland police department has not indicated whether or not this case is being investigated as a hate crime. >> but jimmy believes it should wear. >> a the kids i you know, i immediately i that's kind of where i jumped to because you know what we ho live in the bay area. there are people who are. >> so not very supportive of jimmy says the baby suffered a few abrasions on her face. but her injuries do not appear to be serious to good people. >> you know, and it is time. kind of a test. the confused. >> right now. he says his 4 year-old daughter is emotionally traumatized while his husband prepares for a second surgery wednesday phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> in other bay area news tonight, a san francisco police officers face involuntary manslaughter
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charges for shooting a mentally ill on armed man. this is body camera footage from the shooting that happened back in 2000, 17 one according to district attorney jason officer kenneth shot sean more while responding to a noise complaint when moore died in january of 2020, the carter ruled the death, a homicide. this is only the second time in san francisco's history and on duty officer has been charged with homicide. cisco police officers association released the following statement in response to the charges saying in part, officers responded to a call for service and encountered the very hostile shawn moore, who was accused of violating a restraining order. we support officer charles constitutionally protected right to present his defense against these charges. well, in the past few hours we got our first look at just how san francisco unified school say they will plan to fix that
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125 million dollar budget shortfall for the next school year. the proposed plan would lead to drastic cuts across the board to classrooms even teachers. >> kron four's. jonathan mccall has been tracking the developments for the last few weeks and is here now with an update jonathan. yeah. the news, pam ken, definitely not good. you want to try to limit these cuts to the classrooms. but with a 125 million dollars. >> you really just have to go everywhere. a few weeks ago, we first told you that the california education department gave the san francisco unified school district a direct order cut 125 million dollars from your budget or risk a state takeover and that's exactly what they are doing tonight. those cuts would impact the 2022 23 school year budget. the proposed plan released by the district would cut the schools budget by 50 million dollars to specific campuses. it would also lead to cuts of more than 360 positions at schools and 55 workers at the central office. here are some other numbers that are being proposed as well. 10 million dollars would be cut in the
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central office that would impact staffing for programs like j r o t c special education peer resources and community service coordinators administration and operations services would also be cut by 20 million dollars 15 million dollars in those cuts based off of declining enrollment along for the district right now. sf usd serve some 49,000 students but has reportedly seen a steady decline in enrollment numbers in the past 5 years while funding has continued to rise. the head of the united educators of san francisco ca sondra curio says the district still has not gone far enough to keep those cuts out of the classroom and has proposed to have even more cuts to management and to leadership as well. the school board will also have a final say on a final plan on exactly what stays and what will go. the district now has until december 15th. that is a state imposed deadline to come up with a final plan coming up in the next 30 minutes on kron 4 news at 9 a walk you through what will happen over the next
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6 weeks and how the public can share its thoughts on the process. jonathan mccall kron 4 news. jonathan, thank you for that. happening tonight, 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. now let's check our 4 zone forecast. a live look outside of the bay bridge toll plaza not busy in terms of traffic and weather wise looks pretty yeah. looks pretty dry out their days. far is here to tell us it's not going to stay dry very long. yeah. we have this opportunity coming now later on this week and there's a lot more as we get into early next week. it looks like it's going to undo that system we had on that sunday, but looks pretty potent and. >> worth noting, which will get into live shot of the golden gate bridge. also clear from this vantage point to we haven't of the fog settle in the u.s. yet next 3 hours. we'll keep it pretty much in the clear side. temperatures falling mid-fifties own.
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>> now looking ahead up to tahoe. looks like we will get some morning showers or rain wednesday to thursday telling you that this next system up to the very cold with it, although upstream. this next one may be quite interesting. so to get through the first one that will be wednesday. thursday setting us up for the weekend, which looks pretty nice. although they'll be some scattered clouds and opportunity for a passing shower as this next system gets its act together. this is kind of a plume of moisture worth noting. however, it's not an atmospheric river is just a package of some moisture that will come and give us a nice dose as we get into now, this appears to be more and more delay to tell me, look at it now. late on monday, getting into tuesday. notice the snow developing there, too. so this will be a little colder. a system that perhaps the ones we've seen thus far way to get a little close to see how the package comes together. highs tomorrow will get to the upper 60's and san francisco mid 60's at the coast. 69 for burlingame to the south will see 72 for palo alto in the south bay mid 70's. so a nice little brief warm-up until the rain comes
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73 for fremont upright valley, lower. 70's 71 for walnut creek and concord bret, what is well 67 for richmond and 68 delay 69 for napa fairfield. only at 71 along with sonoma and santa rosa 68. so again, looking at rain happening late tomorrow into thursday and then we take a breather weekend. could be a little disturbance to pass on by to make note of an wednesday thursday or wednesday to monday tuesday excuse me looks like we'll be looking at a much more juicy system. pam. >> thank you, dave. well, are you looking to move here is a home hitting the market. but brace yourself and raise your wallet. this historic venue. the state in napa is listed as 7.9 million dollars for that price. you get 34 acres on how mountain with 2 homes. according to the listing purchasing the vineyard presents new owners, a rare opportunity to own a historic esteem vineyard with near cult status. okay. that's real tiktok the current owners have
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been producing live there for 24 years. it certainly is beautiful that it is beautiful. if you want your packages to arrive by the holidays. you better get your shopping done. soon. we're going to tell you about the deadline. the postal service says said that is too late to ship. and while you are shopping, you may be concerned about counterfeits congress's new plan to keep your purchases safe. but first, new variant has been detected here in california. what you need to know about this kind of delta covid variant.
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>> immunity from coronavirus vaccines and infections both last at least 6 months. s according to new data from the cdc. >> the agency compared infection induced immunity. 2 vaccine induced immunity. still, the cdc is urging everybody regardless of whether they have been infected and not to get vaccinated. the agency says there is a higher and more consistent level of antibody response in people who have been vaccinated, then those with previous infections. meantime, california is one of several states detecting a new sub variant of the covid delta variant the public health experts say a wife or 2 may spread faster than the more common delta variant although there's no evidence that it causes more severe illness tests are now underway to see if it can evade antibodies
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from the vaccines. however, health officials in the uk where this particular subvariant accounts for more than 10% of the delta variant cases do not believe that it effects vaccine efficacy. the cdc says the delta variant and is several sub-lineage is makeup. virtually 100% of the current covid cases in the united states. it may be the most expensive holiday season in years how you can prepare through the shipping slowdowns and. >> the supply chain problems and the news that dominated the sports world raiders wide receiver henry ruggs sit 3rd involved in the deadly car crash in vegas earlier this morning, its first director jason dumas us has the details of what
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>> well, your money supply chain issues continue to create shortages at the grocery store and with thanksgiving just 23 days away. one egg industry expert says it might be a good idea to start shopping. now, some people are already starting to gather their thanksgiving items because they're worried that. >> the needed items won't be. there is a holiday gets closer. more and more people start shopping by then adding to the chances. certain goods will be sold out. >> and as you are planning for christmas, you might want to budget a little extra money. some experts believe this could be the most expensive christmas that we've seen in decades, among other things, as because of the shortage of raw and packing materials along with people panic buying
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the average ocean freight rate is up thousands of dollars per shipping container, which is also driving up prices for consumers and the average time that it takes to ship things to get to their origin point to there from the origin point to the destination has increased by more than 20 days. >> getting that perfect present to the right person in time for christmas is a challenge. every year, but it may be even more difficult this year on top of supply chain issues and overseas shipping problems. california, along with 19 other states has filed a complaint about the postal service's new improvement plan which they say is slowing down. most mail postal reps say the agency is stepping away from unreliable 3rd party air transportation for the gifts and cards. everyone will be sending and shifting to the postal service ground transport network to get everything where it needs to be by christmas. morning. so when you need to get those packages in. here are the recommendations from the postal service. we have it listed right there. if you're
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sending anything want to have that in to the post office by december night sending first-class cards and letters december 17th priority mail items by the 18th and anything going by priority express mail. that has to be in by december 23rd. >> your fed ex shipments are about to get more expensive the company is adding surcharges to all express ground and home delivery orders starting january. the 3rd. they will all go up about 6%. freight rates will go up between 6, 8%. they already at a fuel surcharges to most shipments. the company says they hope that these changes allow them to operate more efficiently. and as we head into the holiday shopping season the senate judiciary committee is trying to crack down on criminals who a bind. >> and selling stolen goods on online marketplaces starting with the newly introduced informed consumers act. the
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bill would increase with consumers buy. but quiring marketplaces to verify their high volume 3rd party sellers and then hold them accountable but not everybody is on board with this plan. some fear that the bill would hurt small businesses who may not have the resources to police its sellers, the bill and that actually help. end up helping a company like amazon. >> while making it more difficult for smaller businesses to operate and do so in compliance with the law, we don't want to have barriers that will limit seller. some of being able to get online and and sell their goods. >> danes snowden with the internet association says his members, including amazon ebay and etsy prefer a different version of the law was they say is less restrictive on these companies. the some democrats are arguing stricter regulations are what's really necessary. >> and now kron 4 sports from
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the 18 t fiber sports desk. >> tough news out of las vegas today someone lost their life after raiders wide receiver henry ruggs hit the back of their car in the early hours of the day. this is the scene of the wreckage. ruggs is being charged with death by dui. the raiders released a statement essentially reading that their thoughts and prayers go out to the victim and that they would have no further comment. it's hard to pivot to a football win. there is a loss of life. but the nfl will go on sunday and the raiders will be in new jersey taking on the giants will be without roads. of course, whether court appearance on wednesday. his future is still very much in the air. and as we continue to get more details of that story. you guys will be the first to know. now we had a world series elimination game tonight. the braves were down in houston with a 3 to one
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lead and a chance to win its first title since 1995 a raucous crowd in houston hoping to see their astro's force. a game 7. sorry, guys top of the 3rd floor jaisol air. he gets all of that one and he knew it. that one win over the train tracks out of the farc. >> look at a watch party in they're going crazy 3. nothing braves 5th now dansby swanson. he goes yard himself that it's a 2 run shot. it is 5 to nothing braves. slipping away from the astros. let's go to the 7th. any. freddie freeman really like this guy is a great story. let's get up if you don't know about him. he gets that solo home run his wife and son. they are enjoying it. fun watching your significant other play so well in this state, the braves they do it world series champions.
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they beat the astros 7 nothing. they take the series 4 games to 2. congrats the atlanta braves. it was business as usual today at chase as the warriors prep for their matchup with the hornets. the dubs have been one of the surprise teams of the early season and they are getting it done with a balanced attack. plenty of new pieces have fit in effortlessly including veteran otto porter. >> various of his group. >> you know, making winning plays, you know, the whole learn from my mistakes. my cell co each other accountable and you starts at the head of the snake stuff. he's been unbelievable leader. making sure is acclimated go from there. >> all just got some news in my air from one of our producers according to pro football talk is a repeatable.
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source. the raiders have released >> so if those reports ring to be true. and i know the people over there. they do good work. i assume it is. he's now out of a job. you which isn't surprising giving us a call that happened today. he's facing some very serious charges obviously that's going to occupy most of his time for the foreseeable future back to 2 felonies. he's facing all right, jason. >> coming up on kron 4 news today. soon your iphone could automatically dial 911, during automatically dial 911, during an emergency. when a truck hit my car, automatically dial 911, during an emergency. the insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i was hit by a car and needed help. i called the barnes firm, that was the best call i could've made. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know
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the iphone could get a new feature that automatically calls 911. if you're in a car crash also tiktok is available on tv screens. rich demuro has details in tonight's tech smart reap. >> here's what's happening in the tech world starting next year. the iphone could automatically dial 911, in the event of a car crash. according to the wall street journal, apple plans to roll out a feature called crash detection for both the iphone and apple watches. >> it would use on-board sensors and an algorithm to detect a car crash. apple already has a similar feature called fall detection built in 2 recent model. apple watches. according to documents reviewed by the wall street journal. apple products have already detected 10 million suspected car crashes with
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50,000 of those leading to a 911. call. there's a new way to watch tiktok. just ask alexa. there's a new tiktok app available for amazon fire tv. once you download it, you can sign into the app this year. feeds and popular content on the discover page by default. the apple auto-play videos one after another. amazon says tiktok will also be coming soon to its echo smart display devices as well. according to variety, this is an exclusive deal for the u.s. so right now tiktok isn't on any other streaming tv platform. got to say tiktok is pretty good with those like pax. i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart will have wraps up kron 4 news tonight at 8. but our primetime news continues at the top of the hour was grant. and ken, thanks very much. here's what's coming up next at 9. we have team coverage on the cdc's big decision today. >> to approve pfizer's covid vaccine for kids. 5. >> to 11. we're breaking down how each bay area counties
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safe. they played distribute the shots when parents can expect these clinics actually be open. >> also a new details tonight about the fatal crash involving raiders wide receiver henry ruggs the 3rd. we're going to have a live report from las vegas with the latest on the police investigation. those stories and more coming up on kron 4 news at night.
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area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at known. >> tonight at 9 good news for a lot of parents across the country as the cdc approves the pfizer vaccine for younger children, giving ptrents now the option to vaccinate their kids skid evening. thanks for joining us on kron 4 news at 9. i'm grant lotus and i'm catherine heenan. >> the cdc along with a panel of health experts has voted to recommend the pfizer vaccine for children aged 5 to 11 now the cdc director has also signed off on that plan, meaning nearly 30 million children will be eligible to get covid shots. reporter chip yost has more on the big decision. >> so we have a total of 14 yeses, 0 nose and so the motion passes in a unanimous vote tuesday as cdc advisory committee gave its recommendation that children 5 to 11 years old, be allowed to get


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