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(music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪ the east bay. they are remembering the life of alameda county supervisor wilma chan flowers and candles. >> part of a growing memorial today. the chain was hit by a car in the city of alameda. while walking her dog yesterday. she spent 3 decades in public service serving as an advocate for children families, affordable housing. the elderly and trying to get health care to people who do not have insurance. that incident has a really
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underlined concerns about speeding and traffic safety in that area. kron four's madyun talk to alametos police chief. >> is it possible that criminal charges could be filed. in this case. >> we're looking at everything in this case and it's still open. it would be inappropriate and too early for me to comment on that. >> i sat down for a virtual conversation with alameda police chief. the shot joshi about the investigation into the deadly vehicle versus pedestrian collision killing alameda county supervisor will the chant. what we do know is that around 07:00am wednesday alameda city resident and county supervisor will. but did was hit by an unidentified adult female driver. wow. supervisor. chan was out for a morning walk with her dog. she would later die at a local hospital from her injuries. supervisor chance. death comes in the wake of 2 previous fatal traffic collisions and alameda. 2021 one involving a
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deadly dui car to car accident and another vehicle versus pedestrian collision killing a former bay area television news director driving over the speed limit. is that something that your officers are still in force. >> our officers are focused on people that are driving over the speed limit and engage in any other dangerous vehicle, code violations. >> as investigators are scouring the area near the location of the incident at 3rd side and cambridge for any possible surveillance videos either. refutes. >> information is out there were supports information that's out there. i can tell you that i am saddened by the tragic loss of supervisor chan. she made so many contributions and touched so many lives during her 30 years of public service and like many others in our community. the alameda police department is mourning the loss of mister chan isaac mcghie you kron 4 news. >> also in the east bay. one person has died after a crash sent a vehicle into the
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berkeley marina. witnesses say the car was speeding down university avenue when it hit several objects before crashing into the water. the car went under the water in the arena. the driver did not survive berkeley police are asking anyone with information to give them a call. >> and the south bay elementary school in mountain view was closed today. that's because of a threat made against the school early this morning. the school district contacted police. they decided to be safe by canceling classes today mountain view police added extra officers that all schools in that city today. >> san jose police have shut down what they say is an underground casino. you see the mug shots here. police say you're looking at mike clay and john ley, both suspected being behind the operation. police say the 2 were involved in dealing drugs, illegal gambling and the buying and selling of stolen property. any legal indoor marijuana grow was also found on the premises. here's a look at what police say they seized at one location. police say they
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found 33 pounds of pot. 25 pounds of thc products. 2 handguns and a loaded high capacity rifle magazine at another location. authorities say they ceased 300 pounds of pot. 2 guns, ammunition and $30,000 in cash. >> and take a look at these beautiful colors residents of fairbanks, alaska treated to a dazzling light show in the sky. this is from last night. that really is beautiful. the purple or green best known as the northern lights because they are easiest to see, of course, at northern latitudes. >> the one downside of living in california we never get to look at those the northern lights or see them. but at least we get to live vicariously through everyone else in alaska and even as far north as seattle and also portland because as we know it, mainly happens in the northern latitudes
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unfortunately, we're just too far south for that. but let's take a look at this lovely shot east bay over berkeley sun starting to said it's going to set shortly after 6 o'clock this evening. but after this weekend it's going to set at 5 o'clock. hard to believe winter just around the corner. temperatures out there right now on the cooler side. now that that weak storm has passed the bay area drift leaving behind a drier and cooler air mass widespread low to mid 60's low 60's along the san francisco peninsula with mid 60's. as you make your way inland. wind speeds a little bit. breezier getting that cool sea breeze influence out of the west downtown san francisco sustained at 18 miles per hour overnight lows tonight. going to be a little bit chillier for north bay valleys and east bay valleys tracking widespread low to mid and upper 40's around the bay area shoreline a little bit milder low 50's for overnight temperatures there. but high temperatures tomorrow, little change from today. we're going to remain below average anywhere from about 48 degrees below normal. widespread low
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to mid 60's, a downtown san francisco warming up to 63 degrees oakland 65 degrees san jose and avato 67 degrees. and don't forget, we are going to fall back this weekend gain an hour of sleep but sunset going to change from 6 to 5 o'clock in the evening. back to you. catherine grant. >> thank abry. a big story we're following in an effort to and the pandemic. today the white house world out a new nationwide vaccine mandates. a new rules will affect roughly 100 million private sector workers across the country. >> kron four's, washington, dc correspondent raquel martin joins us live from the capital. raquel, you know, americans, some people love them and ate some people hate the mandates. we will definitely see some backlash here. >> good evening. that's right. and we already have for weeks now. republicans have been railing against these vaccine mandates calling them unconstitutional. but today we did hear from the white house
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coronavirus task force and they're defending the mandates calling them a common sense. the white house is putting roughly 100 million american workers on notice. >> giving them until january 4th to get vaccinated. we know the most destructive thing in a workforce that is to have a covid outbreak. thursday, cdc director rochelle walensky said the new federal mandates are necessary to save lives and for bit variance from spreading. and we're continuing to have about 75,000 cases every single day. according to newly-released, the rules. private sector companies with more than 100 employees will be required to ensure employees are fully vaccinated or test negative for covid every week. however, health care workers won't have the testing option and must get vaccinated. we know that mandates work. but many republicans say the rules could >> i think you've got an extremely. >> tough sale in alabama were having problems with senator tommy tuberville says he's
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concerned the mandates could worsen labor shortages and supply chain problems. we have 5,000 defense contractors. you just can't replace of a rocket scientist. if one doesn't take the vaccine. indiana. senator mike braun called the mandate federal overreach. most frightening ultimatum that businesses have had contend with that right now. 2 dozen states are threatening legal action but the biden administration says it's not concerned. pretty confident the administration clearly has the authority to protect workers. and the biden administration adding to that say they are also not concerned that this could also impact supply chain shortages. for now in washington. raquel martin, back to you. thank you for cal. still to come tonight. why is it californians continue to turn back the clocks twice a year. >> the latest on the daylight saving debate. also the latest on an alarming halloween attack in northern california. 2 women accused of going after 2 women accused of going after another woman with a
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>> to northern california. women accused of a violent attack on halloween involving a hatchet appeared before a judge today. this attack happened in placer feel the 2 suspects were confronted by a woman after police say they damaged private property. that is when they're accused of attacking the woman with a hatchet like weapon. police say both suspects ran away
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officers arrested them finding one of the women apparently hiding the creek in court. they pleaded not guilty to charges of assault with a deadly weapon. >> evil act on somebody who was just trying to stick up for her they don't understand the what they did now is going to affect them for the rest, their life and not only that, they just affected somebody else for the rest of her life. >> friends of the alleged victims say she may lose her left eye. go fund me page has been created to help with her medical expenses. >> still ahead, the latest state is suggesting the economy is recovering from the pandemic. so why are so many people in california
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>> the number of americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a new pandemic low last week. it's another sign the job market is healing after last year's coronavirus fueled recession. jobless claims dropped by 14,000 last week down to 269,000 claims weekly applications are gradually moving toward pre-pandemic levels of around 200, 20,000 a week overall just over 2 million americans who are collecting unemployment checks the week of october 23rd that's down 5 million people from the previous year. and while unemployment is falling, there's another financial concern for california residents nearly one and a
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half million people in the state are unemployed. but a new study shows about 3 times as many people are what they call functionally unemployed. according to the ludwig institute for shared economic prosperity, one in 4 workers in california is part of that group being functionally unemployed means seeking. but being unable to find full-time employment that pays above what is considered the poverty level. >> meantime, as the economy rebounds and there are record high job openings. many women have delayed a return to the workplace willingly or otherwise in september. there were 2 and a half million fewer women employed compared to the same month in 2019 part of the reason caring for children or aging parents reports indicate the proportion of mothers with young children who were employed in september was nearly 4% below pre-pandemic levels for fathers with young children. the decline was just one percent.
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>> we'll forget to set your clocks back on saturday your cell phones that that happens. autumn and automatically. but, you know, if you have an old-school job like this one. you've got to pop that i no vintage alarm clock. i mean, there's always going to be something. don't forget microwave the like it goes on and on. anyway. it's sunday, right. daylight saving time comes to an end. it. >> a california does continue to change clocks twice a year. that's despite voters approving a measure that would have been the first step to stopping that practice capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains where that effort stands now. >> it's been 3 years since california voters agreed to take the first step to stop seasonal time changes in the state proposition. 7 gave the state legislature the power to get rid of them with a 2 thirds vote so long as the changes are consistent with federal law well, californians continue to turn back clocks.
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the legislature has been stuck on a time debate. it comes down something really simple and anyone can try comb or ask their friends do you like your and daylight savings time or do you want to get rid of daylight savings time assemblywoman lorena gonzalez, co authored the measure voters approved back in 2018 we have sleep experts. we have some medical professionals who think we really need to go to standard time year-round. and then you have a lot of. >> parents in people who like evening activities who really want daylight savings time year round and authority we have as legislators, we have to get through with 2 thirds of the vote. so we haven't been able to get legislators to agree on one or the other because there are these long held. preferences before the pandemic hit some state lawmakers tried to get a measure passed that would have put california on permanent daylight saving time. but it stalled only thing we could do immediately to change it is by 2 thirds vote decide to go to standard time year-round. and
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i just haven't seen us have the votes to do that. it really everything that's happened the last couple of years, maybe put this topic on the back burner. a little bit for the legislature. >> a little bit. but i actually had an expert reach out to me and they said, you know, covid reminded us that we should be outside more are you know that we were outdoor dining and part of that is stabilizing time change outdoor. >> i don't know if it's winning argument will try again. to to get something through the federal government must approve any permanent switch to daylight saving time efforts to keep it year round are also stalling in congress in sacramento, ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> all right. weather time now. and we are eyeing a few things. this is a live look at that golden gate bridge. the marin headlands in the background talking about 2 storms a little baby on saturday that we hope get a sweat. we have this all timers city saturday. saturday morning. a
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>> no pressure right up feeling the weight. although i know you should be fine city. you'll be great. the closest we could get a santa rosa could see some some glorified drizzle reahly just raises amount of rain, but that will be till saturday afternoon through early saturday evening between 03:00pm to 06:00pm. but we're going to stay clear all weekend long and cool and dry as for your friday microclimate forecast downtown san francisco's mission district in the mid 60's wind speeds out of the northwest 20 miles per hour less throughout the san francisco peninsula with half moon bay and daly city in the low 60's. so we're going to remain about 2 to 4 degrees below average even for the end of your workweek forecast mix of sun and clouds throughout the day. burlingame and millbrae 62 degrees. mid 60's for san mateo and san carlos and carlos 65 degrees and for those of you in the south bay widespread mid 60's there with san jose 67 degrees a little bit cooler mopey to 65 degrees. but livermore, you
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should be in the low 70's this time of year. but instead only warming up to 67 degrees as that cool air mass continues throughout the bay area concord and walnut creek 67 degrees with pretty uniform numbers throughout the east bay shoreline all the way from san leandro to richmond 63 degrees. and for those of you in the north bay. 62 degrees for napa and nevada. 67 degrees with no valley only in the upper 50's a little bit cooler there. years that baby storm that grant was talking about saturday afternoon. not going to impact your walk the grant. so you're good in the city. and then we are expecting to see some showers returning monday night speaking shortly before midnight in the bay area until it starts to exit by tuesday morning. expect about happened inch to an inch of much needed rain monday, through tuesday. back to hugh grant and katharine. >> thank a coming up next, concourse honoring american heroes leading up to veterans. heroes leading up to veterans. stay in tonight's veterans when a truck hit my car, heroes leading up to veterans. sthe insurance companyrans wasn't fair.
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or with his dog tag memorial honoring the more than 7,000 troops last in the global war on terror. every single one of the stakes as a story of behind retired army ranger james howard is giving back to his community. >> and never forgetting the heroes who made the ultimate sacrifice i called my of my injury, a blessing by misfortune. howard was wounded serving in iraq and ultimately left paralyzed in a diving accident. >> his injury has never stopped him. he founded veterans and athletes united. they built this traveling memorial it's 28 feet wide by 6 feet tall. it recently on display in new york city for the 20th anniversary of 9.11. that's been the 50 plus locations. howard says he get so many requests for this traveling memorial. >> not just here on the east coast, but across the country. he would really like to have a duplicate made that could be stationed in the west.
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>> we get requests from phoenix san diego, san francisco. all over out west for veterans voices. i'm kerry o'brien. and you can find more stories honoring veterans on our website and with veteran stayed just a week away. >> kron 4 wants to spotlight some of the men and women who have served in the military. you can submit a photo of a service member. you'd like us to honor on the website. just upload the photo along with the name rank branch of service and home town and you will find the link at kron 4 dot com. and that wraps up kron 4 news at 5, but a lot more news is ahead on kron 4 news at 06:00pm or in cannes winner here now with a look at what we're working on a lot going on. thank you, grant. thank you, catherine. and tonight at 6 o'clock, a mother outraged after southwest airlines accuses her of human trafficking. >> now she's speaking to crowd for saying her daughter was racially profiled how the airline is responding tonight and his children 5 to 11 start getting the covid vaccine one
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in to the denver police and denver international airport. >> the suspicion of human trafficking involving my daughter and myself. >> now at 6, the white mother of a biracial black daughter is calling out southwest airlines tonight for racially profiling them and having them detained on the suspicion of human trafficking. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm palmore and i'm ken wayne. this all happened in denver on a flight from san jose in tonight the family is requesting an apology from the airline. kron four's, dan kerman choices out live with details. dan. >> well, this mother says that these alleged instances of suspicious behavior are bogus and the only reason that she and her daughter who was of a different color were detained is precisely because of that because of racial insensitivity and racist behavior. >> a


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