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♪ ♪ >> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at all. >> what happened was that the white car was from the scene. you know, they came across the line. and i guess the guy. >> start a run across the street that he would run across a speeding car hit him. >> now at 5 another sideshow in oakland turns violent as somebody captures the moment a car crashes into a pedestrian and then this drives away. good evening, everybody. welcome in to kron 4 news at 5. i'm grant lotus and i'm vicki liviakis. the victim who was just trying to cross the street when he was hit. as you can see, it was all captured
on video. it happened friday night around midnight on telegraph near grand avenue. >> right outside the moxy hotel. well today has it made you spoke to the man who recorded the video in an interview you'll only see here on kron 4. >> this is video of a man being struck by a fast-moving vehicle. we froze it before the collision due to the graphic nature of the recorded as the video continues. so does the driver. he never stops. he hit and happened on telegraph near grand avenue in oakland back november 6 at around 12:30am. following the first fridays event. i was walking towards intersection. >> but i can hear the car swinging, though. this. >> was the sound of a sideshow that attracted the attention of drive joe's he recorded the video. i heard the white car. >> coast region around the corner is a sign that we see with this it been as i followed them, i actually
didn't even know that i caught the video because i was just following them. what i was holding my phone and it all kind of look at what my head and i just followed it. >> that not only did he get the video. if you listen closely, you will hear jones speaking to 911. dispatch after he called them on his business cell phone he talked about having the presence of mind to make the call while simultaneously recording the incident, but that you do have a business bonita pre-nup bald. and like you said, it's at some point you've got to you was the one thing and at the same time be able to. >> call the authorities if need be and be able to be a good just help out the hit and run vehicle is described as a white audi four-door sedan with dark tinted windows. so they need to step up to the plate. and, you know, come for fun. be a man about the situation and you know, so for whatever consequences for the actions. you know, oakland police investigators say the victim suffered minor to moderate injuries and was
transported to a local hospital them deadly, hoping that he survived and hoping that he's ok and makes a speedy recovery because, you know, that's a sad situation. >> anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact oakland police has mud. you kron 4 news. >> stay in the east bay oakland police are investigating an armored truck robbery that happened this morning near fruitvale, an 8.80, police responded to the area around 10 this morning after getting reports of an armed robbery in progress. but by the time officers arrived at the scene suspects were gone. all that was left as the truck and 2 guards inside. fortunately no one was injured. investigators have not released any information about the suspects or possible getaway vehicles. but we will continue to stay on top of this and update. you as soon as we do learn more information and we're following developing news tonight. the cal football game against usc scheduled for saturday. >> postponed because of covid-19 a statement from the school says that several athletes have tested positive. the school made the announcement this afternoon
admits complaints from cal players about a lack of clarity on health department protocols. 24 cal football players, including the quarterback chase. garbers were forced to miss the arizona game last weekend because of covid rules. the school is not saying how many players have actually tested positive khalaf ish ul's have said that. 99 1% of the team is vaccinated garbers lashed out on twitter yesterday questioning why the team is being required to get tested. so much. according to pac 12 rules, vaccinated, athletes without symptoms do not need to be regularly tested. the conference guidelines also state that vaccinated players who come into contact with an infected person. do not need to quarantine right now. there are a lot of questions as to fly the game was postponed and what is going on with. kron four's. jonathan mccall is working as we speak to get some answers. he will have more on that tonight. kron 4 news at 8 o'clock. star quarterback aaron rodgers who
having to play college ball in berkeley is making his first public comments since he opened up about not being vaccinated for covid in the brouhaha surrounding that the packers player said today on the pat mcafee show, quote, i realize i'm a role model to a lot of people. i made some comments that people might have felt were misleading to anybody who felt misled by those comments. i take full responsibility. right before the season. rodgers was asked at a press conference if he is vaccinated. the chico native responded saying yeah, but you that led many people to think he was vaccinated but last week he got covid miss the game on sunday and we learned that he's not vaccinated saying that he allergic to pfizer and moderna something in those 2 mrna vaccines and they said he didn't want to risk side effects that he might get from the j and j shot. so you just didn't get vaccinated and adding to some people's ire. rogers has not
been following all of the league's protocols for unvaccinated players this season holding press conferences and the like without wearing a mask. another big story we're following tonight. pfizer is seeking authorization from the fda for its covid booster shot for anybody, 18 and older. the company is submitting early results of a booster study involving 10,000 people which shows that a booster shot could restore protection against symptomatic infection to nearly 96%. currently people 65 or older are eligible for a booster as our folks who live in long-term care settings have underlying medical conditions are people who might work or live in high-risk settings. increasing covid cases and hospitalizations in california has bay area infectious disease experts worried about another winter surge. >> kron four's, dan kerman. he talked to them today with advice on how to protect yourself. he joins us now live from ucsf. dan.
>> well, the real concern here is that we have the holidays coming up. people are moving more indoors as the weather gets cold and also the push to get people the booster shot has not really seen the surge of that that we have seen and because of that, there are some real concerns going forward. >> i think we have to be very circumscribed. and what we do over the holidays because of this rising number of cases right now. bay area infectious disease experts are sounding the alarm about a rise in covid cases in california. >> they've moved from kind of a a a level of about 5,000 cases a day couple of weeks ago up to 6,000 cases a day most recently is round numbers. and i'm concerned that we're starting to see the start of a. >> winter surge. there's also a rise in hospitalizations but not to the degree we saw last year because now so many people are vaccinated, but immunity is starting to wane, especially for those vaccinated early. it's a great concern for people who really
need the people 65 or over people with underlying conditions that put them in. >> it's significant risk for a bad outcome if they get infected with covid. these are folks who really need to get the booster in. we're not seeing enough of that population get get the boost. >> medical experts say getting the booster becoming fully vaccinated is the best protection you can have, especially with the holidays coming up. but rapid tests can also play a role. but thanksgiving day another no gatherings. we have met multiple family members coming together from different parts of the country or the region or. >> multiple hospitals coming together under one roof. under you know, showed me around the same table. rapid antigen testing that day. so actually make it part of your thanksgiving routine. you're going to get together with another household. do a test in the if that test is negative. it's a really strong sign that you're not likely infected or infectious to others. so you can really be more sure that everyone is gathered together. isn't putting any one us at risk.
>> officials say it's really a race against time not to see if there's going to be an increase in cases. we're already starting to see that. but just to see how bad this will be. and they say that race is a quickly about how quickly we can get people who need the booster, the booster and how quickly we can get young people. the shot. live at ucsf. dan kerman kron 4 news. thank you, dan. people in berkeley can now register for a shot for kids between the ages of 5.11. >> the next clinic will be happening on november 13th that rosa parks elementary school over the weekend. the clinic at malcolm x elementary vaccinated 200 students. we have more information on these vaccine clinics all across the bay area to our website, kron 4 dot com in the north bay sonoma county is hosting vaccination to schools in that county. those are for students and their families. the first clinic will take place at greenville elementary. that clinic starts at one 30 every afternoon. the second clinic
will be at jefferson elementary school in cloverdale and that clinic starts at 3.30. stay with kron 4 for the latest covid information that includes finding the vaccine for children and much, much more you could scan a qr code it on your screen. there and you'll be directed to the special section on our website. that's at kron. 4 dot com and stay with kron 4 for weather information any time. and we had a lot of weather to talk about the past couple days. this is a live look out there. >> at the bay bridge toll plazas. we're starting to dry out. yeah. and the but the clouds are still hanging in there are they receiving were the threatening to really lot of moisture left over in the atmosphere. that rain fact tonight. i think. >> a lot of fog developing in some of the valley. some of that the ground fog so watch out for that late tonight, early tomorrow morning. see the clouds lingering over san francisco. most. the rain has tapered off now. but what storm was. >> really kicking into gear about the middle of the evening, then kind of roll into the bay area. all overnight. some gusty wind numerous power outages around the bay area as well. and now things begin to settle down
skies are drying out at this time and probably for good reason. some of the mountain tops a tremendous amounts of rain to the north. you can see a few more clouds but high pressure now beginning to build in and that ridge will bring more sunshine and some drier weather. how about this for rainfall totals campfield almost 3 inches of rain left 24 hours mill valley over 2 inches of rain petaluma over an inch of rain there. san francisco just under an inch oakland. also just under an inch and just a drop in the bucket in san jose with the rain shadow in full effect for that area. now tonight. well, that fog it's going to kind of settle in late tonight or early tomorrow morning. again, the napa valley yet through the delta you get over the concord area. watch out. you could be talking about the visibility is down to 0, maybe less so in some spots around the bay area. so it is going to fairly fog early on tomorrow morning. then we'll start to clear out your skies and here we go. a big change in the weather pattern. one cold front kind of sliding on through that one moving out of town. then here comes a big dome of high pressure building in. i think this is going to be a significant ridge of high
pressure. not only is going to dry us out tomorrow, a dry us out for the next 14 days or so. we'll have more on that and the rest your weather coming up in a few minutes. thanks, lawrence. the san francisco department of elections has certified a petition. >> to seek the recall of district attorney chase a beating the certification comes as blue dean continues to face heavy criticism from some for his handling of several high-profile crimes with even some of his former assistant district attorneys. people worked in the office quitting over his handling of some cases. the organization stand with chase reacted with this statement that reads, quote, it is no surprise that this radical recall has bought its way on to the ballot. we saw the exact same thing happened with governor newsom's recall. we're confident san francisco voters will reject this republican funded and endorsed effort end quote. the recall election is expected to happen in june. still to come tonight, a kron 4 news at 5. the
infrastructure bill has been passed. but how much money's coming to california and the bay area. >> and what will it be spent on any of those details. >> and then people in foster city say they're paying overrun by piece asking city council. there to help get rid of them will explain how. >> but first cast just doesn't seem to be getting any cheaper. we'll go live to the south bay where drivers are digging deeper into their wallets. we're going to be doing that. i guess for the foreseeable future. keep it here. kron 4 news at ccident,
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>> like every other holiday so far this year. experts are expecting a big bounce back in thanksgiving travel triple a for example, is predicting more than 53 million americans will travel in some form over thanksgiving. that's a 13% increase from last year's numbers when people weren't vaccinated last year, about 2 million people flew for thanksgiving that numbers expected to rise to about 4 million this year talking about an 80% reasons why recent border opening set and a rise in international travel. as for where people are headed for thanksgiving. lot of warmer destinations seem to be top of mind. places like orlando, honolulu and phoenix. and it's because of those positive forecast that airlines nationwide are on a hiring spree to fill there pilot rosters us air carriers expected to hire more than 4,000 pilots this year and
more than 9,000 next year. that would make 2022 the busiest year for hiring pilots and more than 3 decades. >> and if you plan on driving up for the holidays. you can expect to that at the pump bay area. gas prices are now edging into record territory say more and more over 5 kron four's rob fladeboe shows us a few examples along with. >> some explanations for the rising prices seas live in san jose. rob, this is a drag. >> yeah, it sure is grab that you can make the sign out or not. but a $5.9 a gallon for regular here at this a chevron station on north first street. now, that's not all that unusual for a station like this one. that's fairly close to the airport. but now we're starting to see $5 a gallon gas pop up all over town. let's take a look. >> here on the corner of blossom. hill in snow avenue in san jose. 2 stations are selling a gallon of regular for over 5 bucks. a gallon. well, a 3rd is at 4.99 and
people are digging deep to pay for it. and a college student. i commute an hour away. so it's really expensive. regular gas prices have hit an all-time high in some parts of the bay area. aaa says the average price for regular unleaded in san francisco is $4.84. a gallon. it's 4.76 in san jose. and for 75 in oakland discount outlets like rotten robbie are some $0.40 cheaper. i asked robinson oil ceo tom robinson. what's going on? you always have to start with crude oil. >> and crude oil wasn't that long ago in the 40's and now it's over. 80 and so we're crude. oil goes gasoline prices will go california's gas prices are among the highest in the nation in the bay area is tops in california. higher taxes are partly to blame but supply and demand is also at work here with the pandemic. also playing rule says robinson. and that's that's really an issue that is way bigger than just just the energy sector
sector. you know, there's there's a lot of demand on a lot of products, lot of services, lot of stuff and and and that's why you've got some of the supply challenges. and it's not just gas diesel will set you back 4.86 a gallon on average. that's up from 3.50 a gallon one year ago. it's getting hard to do business much less get to work and access tow truck driver steve pauley. yeah. the company's app to pass that on to the to the consumer. >> for the costa towing the costa story. it's all these guys from saudi and everyone trying to control the price >> like, you know, we're getting screwed. i think it's time for the government to interfere and give the consumer the best john's the get the best prices. >> live comfortably in this country. >> now, triple a also says that we can expect to fluctuation of prices up and down. maybe a few says weekly, not to expect any significant
price drops until the price of crude settles somewhere below $80. a barrel. there's no indication that is going to happen any time soon. live in san jose. rob fladeboe kron 4 news. oh, boy. all right, let's take a live look outside right now. san francisco's embarcadero skies are gray, but they're drying up. >> yeah. which is in great chief. meteorologist lawrence karnow is with us, at least we had an active early. yeah. started this rainy season because you just never know. that's it. i've seen so many years were comes in like gangbusters and then shot-stopper hoping that's not the case this year, but it looks like. >> it's going to off the faucet a little bit over the next couple of weeks. right now. the clouds still lingering in our skies as we look toward half moon bay, lot of clouds around the bay area. most that rain has come to an end. but now high pressure going to take over this ridge going to be pretty dominant over the next couple of days. the wind pattern has completely changes. last. remember we had that strong southerly wind along the coastline, gusting 3040 miles an hour. now getting more of an onshore breeze. some of that moisture still lingering
in parts of the bay area that is going to lead to some dense fog developing overnight tonight. winds are calm down quite a bit, especially in the north bay as those winds calm down, you're going start to see some of that. the radiation fog developing some of the valleys watch now for that to make some very dense fog early on tomorrow morning. the temperatures not all that bad. a little muggy out there 58 degrees in pacifica 61 in alameda, 63 in dublin, 59 in petaluma and 61 degrees in the bottle. but yeah, we're going to see some changes coming our way. partly cloudy skies for tonight. some dense fog out there as well. tomorrow, some morning clouds early on the partly cloudy skies and that looks like we're going to see some changes coming our way. the long-range forecast model. here we go. you see, we've got a big dome of high pressure building in over the west coast. and that is going to said the jet stream for the north 7 northwest. they're going to keep the rain and it's going to continue right into the week. but then that dome expand a little bit further as we get the weekend, you see that looks the rain line. even further north up into canada may be in the seattle area. we'll dry out to the south. that's the stick around now looks like for a
while. a weak system kind of slides toward the bay area by the following tuesday. but that one looks really if you right now. so here's how we're going to play tomorrow. we're planning partly cloudy skies some morning fog temperatures should be comfortable in the 60's all across the area. all right. lauren, still ahead, the latest on the online meet up shooting death as a suspect. >> appears in court. >> but first, why people of foster city are looking to killed these keys and is the city council supporting them. details next.
>> dramatic increase in the population of canadian geese in foster as well as their droppings. that prompting the city council there prove a plan that could include killing some of the birds to keep their numbers down. the geese are a protected species. so the city is going to have to get federal approval before any lethal measures are taken dicey situation. kron four's, maureen kelly found that not everybody is on board with this idea. >> according to foster city officials with no natural predators and lots to eat the number of canadian geese has shot up here 78% from june 2020 to this gym. the last count put their number at 323 gates. it's not so much the birds themselves that's getting feathers ruffled out here. it's their droppings which not only make a mask but also fouls the water. the city's vice mayor explains we have found high levels of bacteria that can be partly
attributed scoop in on the and there have been times we have to close the beaches. so that really is the problem. the kids playing in the fields, you know, get. >> gets trapped in issues in the schools. they bring back to the classrooms. >> so after years of trying nonlethal means of keeping the numbers down. the city council voted unanimously in favor of a mitigation plan that could allow for lethal methods, not all residents are happy about this idea. well, i like an anomaly for methods. the best. >> and i don't agree with them. and the resort to killing any keys even though the geese are here year round. they are protected by migratory bird treaty act. so officials would have to apply for a federal permit to trap and kill some of the birds. if granted the permit could last up to one year with the lethal methods being used alongside nonlethal ones. >> until those long-term methods such as keeping eggs from hatching. >> take hold its not about eradicating them or in in controlling and managing the
population. and managing the problem really another nonlethal met that they're going to try out as a pilot program funding the geese with a non harmful chemical. >> that to irritate the birds and keep them out of certain areas. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> still to come, new details on the person charged with killing a man during a meet up to buy a car that was being sold online. plus, the latest on the criminal investigations into travis scott and the company behind the astroworld festival live nation as new information comes out showing they did not have a safety plan in place for a crowd surge. then we take a look at the impact that the money from the new infrastructure bill. washington lawmakers just got past could be having on one area of the bay area
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back to kron. 4 news at 5 michael lopretta us alleged killer made her first appearance in court today. 24 year-old calorie a strange is accused of killing the 19 year-old mad. >> last week in fairfield police say it happened during a private car sale that was coordinated online and investigators say that credit was shot to death when he went to make that purchase. it's something his family says was routines. he would often meet up with people to close online arrangements, kron four's phillipe spoke with the victim's family outside court. >> 24 year-old kamaria strange is appearance in fairfield superior court lasted less than 10 minus