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been kind of stop and go at times blocked. but now moving slowly police have been there since this began working to prevent the protesters from disrupting the evening commute. it has disrupted at least a little bit, but it does look like things are beginning to move again. thank you for joining us tonight. i'm catherine heenan in for ken wayne. and i'm pam moore. the protesters gathered near the visitor center of the bridge before moving to the pedestrian walkway. they've been. >> back and forth. the crowd has been building throughout the evening. kron 4 dan kerman joins us live now with details on what's going on right now. there. >> well, right now we can tell you that protesters have had some varying degrees of success slowing down traffic. they've been i'm not on to the bridge themselves. they've remained on the walkway, but cars that have been going across the bridge have been slowing things down and that has led to many of the backups that have been going on today. the protesters have actually not physically got on to the
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bridge. so again, varying degrees of success. but again, these protesters want to get out their message that they are against. >> forced vaccines so people can take part in various parts of society. >> demonstrators gather thursday afternoon near the welcome center at the golden gate bridge to protest covid-19 vaccine mandates. i feel it's a medical choice and a health to decide if you want to have a something injected into your body carrying signs that say mandates or communist in racist. >> novak's passports. and let's head norenberg 2 point. oh, for the real murders. >> protesters had a variety of reasons to protest these mandates. >> we're being lied to being lied to about the safety were being lied to about the reason for them were being lied to about the virus. everything's been a lie. we should be able to make our own choices that are right for. >> for our bodies, for our families. for children. that is the essential part of being
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in this country of being an american and no one should be forced to have a medical treatment that they do not want especially when the shots do not prevent covid and they do not prevent transmission it and they carry very real risk. of course, science and fact flies right in the face of some of those comments at this point, protesters are not paying any attention to that. they are here. >> they do not want any sort of vaccine mandates and they will continue their protest likely during the evening commute. live in san francisco. dan kerman kron 4 news. >> all right. dan kerman, thank you very much. and another big story tonight. oakland police. they are investigating 3 separate shootings that happened in a span of just 12 hours. this map shows the location of each shooting. the latest incident was about 01:00am in front of lake merritt when a woman was seriously injured video from the scene shows investigators surrounding a white suv. police say the victim is in grave condition and there was a shooting about 9.20 last 97th avenue near the oakland
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zoo. police say a man was shot several times and is hospitalized tonight. investigators still trying to find the shooter and a motive. >> and yesterday afternoon about 2.30. a woman was shot and. >> downtown oakland in front of the fox theater. she was taken to the hospital. she is expected to survive the fox theater canceled a concert last night because of that shooting. no arrests have been made in any of those shootings. there are now 2 people running for mayor and the city of oakland has right. libby shaft termed out throughout the campaign. of course we're going to be talking to both of these candidates about their plans to address the city's major problems. >> gun violence being among the top issues this year. kron four's haaziq madyun talk to both candidates today about how they plan to stop it. >> in terms of your campaign platform. where does public safety rank in terms of priorities. well, as one of my very top priorities absolutely. public safety is
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at the top of the list. >> these year to date numbers show that so far in 2021 of the city of oakland has experienced 119 homicides compared to 109 people killed by this time last year. related assaults are up 33% with that as a backdrop, i asked the to oakland mayoral candidates city council members saying towel and lauren taylor. >> as mayor of oakland. what will you do to bring a stop to gun violence in the city. >> it is important that we have a law enforcement presence to hold the line while we are also investing to address the root causes that lead to the public safety challenges. we face. you know, i have fought for better public safety. >> we fought for historic investments in violence. prevention is always important that if we can prevent this from happening before it happens. that is what we should do. we have to make sure that we've got public
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safety response. >> at the level to provide the safety and security for our residents. we have to investing root causes and we can do both at the same time. i also propose. >> and pass a new public safety policy that will improve our recruitment and retention of open officers. we know that we have a retention issue here in the city of oakland. >> resources. the number one issue that exist in terms of not having the resources both for response but also for deterrence and prevention because as we saw a 23 month old baby. >> was caught in a crossfire on the freeway with his family. that is unconscionable. that is disgusting. we must do something about this gun violence, this gun epidemic and it's going to take more than just one person or one city. we need to pull people together. >> all of those involved in impacted with gun violence and as mayor, i can pull. all
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parts of our community together has a kron 4 news. >> a san francisco community that's after a teacher died t- while walking to school yesterday morning, a car hit 30 year-old andrew neiman by sherman elementary school near franklin and union in the cow hollow neighborhood. family members say they're in shock with his cousin telling kron 4 news that they don't understand how this happened. his death marks the 12th pedestrian death on the streets of san francisco this year. >> we have the tools in our tool box to redesign our streets. so cars can drive and that we are prioritizing our most vulnerable in our streets. >> the principal of sherman elementary said that zemin was patient and kind. a positive role model in the school today. some neighbors were out on the corner where this incident happened, trying to get drivers to slow down. >> around the bay area today. several veteran stay services
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were held to honor those in uniform in alameda out of there was a special ceremony on the uss hornet held to honor the men and women who fought for our country. there was a special stage set up on the hangar deck. the veterans in the audience were recognized in the veterans who died in the line of duty remembered with the wreath laying ceremony off the fan tail of the ship. in the petaluma some big veterans day parade returned today. this is in fact, one of the biggest in northern california. >> it began one wrapped up about 2.30. this year's theme welcome home to all vietnam veterans and our very own can sent us this video. cannes is also a veteran, a former petty officer, second class and the u.s. navy. he will be hosting a half hour special tonight, honoring veterans that will be right after this. newscast. >> in the south bay the veterans day parade in downtown san jose. also returned today. last year it
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was a virtual celebration because of the pandemic. officials say it is one of the city's oldest traditions now and is 130 year. the theme this year heroes in motion. today's parade featured more than 70 units and wrapped up about 2 o'clock this afternoon. all of the streets in the area have since been reopened and kron 4 wants to recognize the bay area, men and women. who have served in the military. you can submit a photograph of a service member that you would like us to honor on our website just upload a picture along with their name, their rank branch of service and hometown. you will find the link right on our homepage kron 4 dot com. >> coming up, inflation means just about everything is getting more expensive at the grocery store. you probably noticed after the break, we'll compare some prices to help you get more for your money. plus, former bay area journalist danae king spencer time in a different studio.
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these days. she tells me what life is like since leaving the anchor desk. >> how she still telling stories to this day. >> and what a gorgeous warm day around the bay area. we've got more warm weather ahead. we'll tell you how warm we get your neighborhood coming up next. >> and before we go to the break, another reminder a program alert to tell you about for this veterans day crowd for wants to say thank you to the men and women in our military as catherine mentioned a moment ago. ken wayne will be hosting a half hours special that begins at 6.30, veterans voices honoring those who serve tonight at 6.30 right after this. 6.30 right after this. newscast. ♪ ♪ ♪ 6.30 right after this. newscast. ♪ ♪ ♪ deposit, plan and pay with easy tools from chase.
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>> sticker shock appears to be getting worse for grocery shoppers who are faced with higher food prices and economists say unfortunately inflation is to blame. so the problem probably is not going to level off any time soon. yeah. and this is happening just as salaries are not keeping pace while forcefully juggle reports from concord tonight where some shoppers at mit, they're struggling. >> with thanksgiving. 2 weeks away. judy burmeister stopped by safeway on clayton road in concord to get a leg up on preparing for the holiday meal and the trip turned into a costly visit by a turkey for a just a very small 10 pound. turkey was 20 to 90. >> so i i can't believe it in are you sure you did that right. i made go through it again because i couldn't believe the price. so, yes, it
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has doubled it has doubled and our paychecks have not double and good luck making breakfast. bacon prices are up 20% this year. eggs are 12% more expensive. >> inflation and the struggle grocers and their suppliers are experiencing trying to keep shelves stocked are contributing actually just fried our last bacon this morning from what we purchase. so i don't know what the prices on the next purchase, although some shoppers say they feel like they're being gouged ultimately they'll make the purchase if they need the item rather than spending extra time looking for a bargain. i used to do that with my father in law. and it drove me crazy because we had to go to a lot of stores in one day. >> and so now i just go the first or you can and get what they need. shoppers seem to have better luck finding deals at the food max down the street deals that were mostly off brand if they were not already sold out everything to me is double and economists say shoppers should expect prices to rise well into next
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year. >> in concord, felipe called kron 4 news. >> all right. time for a look at the forecast. we're looking live over san francisco after a beautiful day. it was warm. it was just a nice day. it really was, catherine. and now, lawrence is here to tell us that great weather is going to continue. yeah, let's keep it going. i mean, we've kind of learned to write been a heck of a start to the rain season so far. so now things are drying out and looking night. what a gorgeous day today. and that's really nice evening out there to clear skies will be cool in spots. of course, for this time of year. that's expected how about that? not bad at almost 70 in downtown san francisco today. 68 in oakland 73 the official high in san jose, 69 degrees in livermore, 71 in concord and 73 degrees in santa rosa. all these temperatures running above the average numbers right now begin to cool off a little bit coast. side still not bad as you get inside the bay mid 60's in the fremont. 65 also in alameda, 64 now downtown san francisco 63 in petaluma
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and 62 degrees in santa rosa storm clouds. they lre running well to the north. now you really get the sense of that dome of high pressure building in. >> along the west coast elisa north of khalaf a california and then setting all the rain up in the pacific northwest. they're going to get. >> hit pretty hard. in fact, they're watching out for some flooding there as we've seen a lot of that the atmospheric river kind of taking aim in their direction. they've got more on the way. on the other hand, things are kind of quiet out there for us right now, more of an onshore breeze beginning to develop tonight. we may see couple patches of fog out there. so tonight mostly clear skies a couple patches of coastal fog and then tomorrow mostly sunny and warm again. and i think that strong ridge of high pressure holds right. the weekend. this that ridge going to just dominate our weather and that is going to keep the jet stream. well, to the north that will guide in the storm staying well, to the north pacific northwest will keep things dry here. looks like right through the weekend and probably in the next week to overnight lows. they will be a little bit chilly in spots. north bay valleys down the middle 40's and spots to get
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tonight at 6, a subway tuna lawsuit is back and this time the plaintiffs are revealing their test results. they claim 19 of 20 tuna samples from subway locations throughout southern california had no detectable tuna dna and add all of the samples contained at least one other animal protein, whether chicken pork or cattle. >> according to the lawsuit subway duped, the plaintiffs into buying premium price food tonys for subway say they will file a motion to dismiss these claims. this amended lawsuit is the 3rd one filed this year. >> it started with my hair when i let my hair go gray. i i felt authentically in my own body. >> for the first time in my life. >> and she left the news desk behind to focus on telling
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stories through her art after the break talk with dana king about whether she misses the industry and what it's like to still be in the public eye, just not on tv. >> and before we head to break, kron 4 wants to shine a spotlight on the bay area men and women who have served in the military and i'm recognizing this face, starting with our very own can wait. ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music)
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>> for 15 years. dana came was one of the main newscast is keeping the bay area informed. she left the airways in 20 12 but in her current incarnation, she says she still telling stories just in a different way. i talked with her about why she says she is now the happiest she has ever been. >> good evening. and then you world news tonight. teenage inmates to help you likely. remember dana king from her work in bay area news. but that's old news. this is dana king today. i hate being he has moved from award-winning journalist to a nationally recognized goal always created. i've always done open the bag clay and see what i'm just on zone. and it just is a place of peace for me. it is quite a contrast from her 25
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year long journey in television. 15 of those years in local news, i do not miss working on the i miss that adrenaline rush i miss excitement. >> but i i'm so much happier and so much at peace. with myself and with life and not living. >> on the clock when off the new set. her life was much more than a straight laced news anchor king won a number of medals for rowing used to ride motorcycles lived on a houseboat in sausalito and was a union rep at work. she's been call competitive tough and definitely non-traditional. i come by it quite naturally my mother. was her own woman. >> my mom. >> was a white woman who married a black man secretly in the 50's, then became a widow left to raise 2 brown children in the 60's by
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herself when she turned 50. she joined the peace corps. she left tv news in 2000, to and 2 years later ran for oakland city council. >> that's the craziest thing i have ever done. one for office. i live east oakland. my neighbors are getting iran wanted to advocate. i'm so glad i lost. had had i won. i wouldn't be doing my part. >> she doesn't painting anymore. but much of her early work. this one is called ballot or bullet had social things to be started taking our classes while still working in tv, but it became her main passions after a decision she made on heard of at the time for women in news. it started with my hair. as silly as that sounds. when i let my hair go gray. i i felt
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authentically in my own body for the first time in my life and i was 50 at that time. i take courses in the morning because they work tonight in rush to the studio and be all filthy and change my clothes but about halfway through. i took a. a sculpture course. >> and that was dana king has a number of art installations and displays around the country and here in the bay mrea, including here at golden gate park monumental reckoning. >> this is the beginning of column golden gate park. >> this is the first sculpture that isn't your center. the first culture created by an african american woman. my hope is that other cultures. >> will come into the space. and inhabit it as well. what i want all people feel comfortable the theme of her
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sculpture work is black bodies in bronze including this statue of a civic leader in berkeley. >> and this installation at the national memorial for peace and justice in alabama. one of her most recent commissions, a bust of the leader of the black panther party you'e newton and more to come and told stories for a living right. >> and they were on video or. digital or whatever. and if you missed them, they're gone for the most part, the bronze pieces are permanent. so the stories of the african descendants that these pieces represent. well last to be told as long as the bronze last and i could be thousands of
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