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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> good morning. and happy mondays. thank you so much for joining us at this 4 o'clock early hour. i'm sarah stinson. >> filling in for and we have filling in the weather center for john scher able to kind of mix up today. what is it looking like out there. it's going to be a remake. so, you know, john has the morning off which is great for him because. >> he's always here working very hard. so we want to make sure that we can get you rocking and rolling this morning out of the door. what you need to know about this morning is fog. that's the name of the game today. we're going to see a lot of fog across the north bay and east
bay as well. so as you're traveling out there with low visibility. you definitely want to take your time. let's go ahead and get a look right now live look outside this is a berkeley cam, as you can see, you've got that little pocket of fog nestled over the bay area this morning. so delta area east bay and north bay. those are the looking at what we are going to see that dense fog rolling on in this morning. so as you're out there traveling, you definitely want to be mindful and take your time. let's look at our forecast. we talked about that fog rolling in. we're looking at areas of santa rosa with that dense fog out and conquer the east bay pockets as well. in the south bay san jose. i'm also looking at you in terms of low visibility, san francisco. that fog is going make its way in and this is around 08:00am and you are still seen dense fog across the bay area this morning. again, we're getting a look at later on in the afternoon where fog starts to leave the area just a bit. and so you can start to see in the later afternoon. we're looking at our radar right now out
there. no rain in the forecast. however, we might see some light rain thursday into our friday. so you want to be mindful of that as you're traveling. we're going to look at your current temperatures right now outside across the east bay in the low 50's. look at that upper 40's of fremont. you're pretty chilly. and in half bay along the coast also 50's as well. we'll get a look at your 7 day coming up so you can plan the rest of your week with sarah, i'll send it over to you. thank you, ray. no, actually, i'm going to be a traffic over have live from the east bay into the city a little under 10 minutes. >> for your drive time there. let's head over get a look at the san mateo bridge a little under 30 minutes. no major delays are hpohat's the good news. let's go. get a look at the richmond center fell bridge traveling out of richmond. a little under 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge about 20 minutes traveling into the city. i'm scene areas of dense fog. so definitely take it slow as you're driving sarah, send it back to you. thank you, brandon, for that weather and traffic moving on to news police are investigating
whether islamic center of san francisco was vandalized as an act of hate. police say. >> someone threw a beer bottle through the window of the islamic center friday night kron four's. amanda hari has a look at the damage left behind and how the community is reacting. >> i spoke to one of the leaders here at the mosque and he tells me they're not going to let this situation stop them. they're going to continue. prayer as usual. but right here a constant reminder of this incident. this is that window. you can see they've taped over it. underneath. is that hole where the beer bottle went through and cracks are all around >> i was very shocked. and shaken. this is not something that's ever happened to our mosque in a very, very long time. people were inside of the islamic center of san around 1145 friday night when they heard a loud noise and glass break. >> you can see in the security video. the suspect turns the
corner throws the bottle and runs away discovered that there was a window that was shattered whose class in the floor. someone throwing a beer bottle through the window and and then the mosque in sanaa polls also still along the glass in the mosque. you can see in this photo, the beer bottle on the ground in a spot someone would use to pray. the islamic center has been a part of the san francisco community since the 1950's and they're one of the oldest mosques in california. resident scholar shabazz shaikh says he's been coming here since he was a child. >> he says they're being transparent with the community and notified the mosque members right away. the community shaken. >> we're trying to restore that sense of safety and security that people feel the mosque. shaikh says the plan to update their security cameras and are working with the san francisco police. we asked the police department to do their due diligence and try to apprehend the suspect. and, you know, restore that sense safety. >> security. you know, once felt police say officers
collected evidence at the scene and the motive is unknown. shake had this message for the suspect. i would like the in the individual who committed this accident. please come to our mosque. please contact me. please contact us. >> we would like to invite him or her here and like to sit down this person answer any questions of and that have a lot of leaders here believe it's going to cost about a $1000 to fix this window behind me. >> they're also trying to raise money for new security cameras. they say in total it will probably cost about $5,000 in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> in the east bay hateful slurs in messages were found on the walls of an asian owned business in oakland's chinatown neighborhood. they were recently spotted at new 10's martin market on 7th street, karl chan, the president of the oakland chinatown chamber of commerce says he first alerted the business owners about the anti-asian slurs written on the walls and says the owners
called police chan's been an active voice in the community as into asian attack become more frequent during the pandemic. he says the rhetoric surrounding his community is an ongoing problem. >> as you know, the the asian community, especially the pandemic. and then all to people in. and many people, especially it with a tent. let basically some people also being too. just because of the rhetoric. i think it's important for us to it's going nation is stan. let's just understand and we must find ways to educate everybody. >> chan says this most recent incident is the first in a few weeks after increased police and community patrols help curtail attacks in the area chan plans to make calls to local state and federal authorities this week to work together and come up with ways to stop this hate and racism.
in the north bay. petaluma police are investigating a bomb threat at kenilworth junior high school. they say they received information about the threat on saturday. the threat said the alleged bombing would happen this friday police say that the threat was made anonymously on the app. stop it. they say the app alerted the school in the police department to the threat. officials say they are already interviewing students talking about the threat asking about who was allegedly involved. the petaluma city school district says kenilworth will be open today and police will be present toe keep everyone feeling safe. and neighbors actually in santa rosa. they got quite the wake-up call friday night. dozens of cars spinning out in doughnuts in a neighborhood intersection. the problem is widespread across the bay area, as we know. and despite efforts to really crackdown. many people say they're getting the same response when they call police when they go to report it kron forcefully chagall has the story.
>> black in streets with rip robert remnants of an overnight sideshow santa rosa. >> neighbors resulted in enemy of the rude awakening. it extremely loud. it was extremely light. woke me up from a deep sleep. >> witnesses say at least 70 people crowded the residential intersection of west college avenue at putney drive just past midnight saturday morning. someone might die some of the side shows involved firearms. >> and that people have been shot and even killed. i really hate to see that type of activity. >> come to my neighborhood activity that neighbors say has been going on for nearly a year now on a weekly basis despite several calls to police witnesses say officers stayed away. and for the most part, we're not visibly present until the end. >> the side show last the police and have them come out and just for something like
that that goes on. and when we get no response or. >> you know, we're monitoring the situation and they're nowhere to be found is kind of upsetting concern. >> most of those are coming in from out of town. sideshow a frustrating. >> it was hard to go back to sleep and i about interest the streets like just tore up. >> we left several messages with the police department for comment and clarity and have not heard back in santa news. >> and we're getting into the heart of the holiday season. this is a live look at and after nearly 2 years a lot of families are planning to reunite this year. citing. but this also comes as covid cases are around the country in the world are already starting to see a spike in cases again, more than 50 million americans will be heading somewhere away from home for thanksgiving and a lot more of them will be flying on crowded planes this
time around. air travel is expected to be up 80% compared to this time last year. but on a good note, vaccination rates are also beginning to rise again. the uptick in travel has some folks feeling a sense of normalcy despite covid-19 safety measures really still in place. >> it's it's great to see that everyone is getting out there and starting to travel again at things are getting back to normal. feel like things are going next. >> i first my first trip since covid and how has obviously it's been better than expected. everybody is like putting their masks following the it's been that you can process. no problems really saudi al border be involved. and we travel 59 in both sides sought to come back. >> a surge in international travel is also expected this holiday season since the u.s. started allowing fully vaccinated travelers back into the country. nearly 2 thirds of vaccinated americans plan to leave out their
unvaccinated relatives from their holiday plans and heard this before. that's occurred according to a new study from one poll. 58% of vaccinated respondents said they've cut off family members who have refused to get a shot in the arm. many of those saying they just don't feel comfortable inviting unvaccinated relatives to their party's researchers fear those who do make it to the thanksgiving table may be in for an even more hostile debate ever over this dinner this year. happening today in the south bay santa clara county is launching a mass covid-19 vaccination site for children, ages 5 to 11 years old. it's happening at the fairgrounds in san jose. take a look at the details. the county says they are transforming exposition hall at the fairgrounds into a jungle mean they can make it fun. the jungle will have games and toys to keep the children entertained while they are getting their shots. the site opens at 11 o'clock this morning. the fairgrounds is off tully road in san jose.
but the vaccines will be administered in exposition hall. coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news president joe biden plans to sign his infrastructure deal today. we'll tell you why. lawmakers say they supported the bill. >> and a bear in a tree became a sight to see in petaluma will show you that after the break. stick with us.
>> welcome back. it's 4.14 in the north bay. a black bear spotted up in a tree in petaluma. finally came down around 10 last night. police say the bear was hanging out in a redwood tree since 2 in the morning on sunday police ended up forcing the surrounding area to shelter in place. of course, in want anyone to get hurt. north bay animal service says the bear was about 400 to 500 pounds and it's not common for bears to be up in trees. authorities made the decision to let the bear come down on its own and that it did. >> so there's been up that river kwai while but it's a little bit high up in the tree. you know, you're there right now. you can see high this and so our staff decided it wouldn't really be safe to tranquilize the bear because, you know, the back and fall and the back to get hurt. to
circumstances we've decided to kind of back off a little bit and give the bear a little bit of space and give it the chance to come down. it's on them and to go back to its habitat. >> hands off approach the police say the bear was last seen heading towards the petaluma golf and country club. but if you spotted the advice is, of course, stay away from men. and now let's take a look at whether we got to see what we're up against on this monday morning. and we have in the weather center to give us a look at that what we got exactly will. john sabol has the morning off an icu home down for death hanging in hey, look, if you're leaving your house this morning. what we're talking about this fall. there's a lot of fog north bay, east bay and the delta region. so you want to be careful as you're hitting the road and driving outside. we're getting a live look right now at the golden gate bridge. and you can barely see anything that's going on. we've got the darkness mixed in with the low cloud visibility. so that's what we're talking about this morning. we're also getting a
look at your radar currently, you've got some high clouds, but no major rain. we're really looking at the later portion of the week. thursday into friday. we could see some light rain there. so you definitely want to be mindful of that. we're tracking our future cast and you're seeing that far. we're talking about. and the high cloud coverage moving into the bay area monday evening definitely going to see even more intense pockets of fog and tuesday early morning. you're also seeing fog roll through by tuesday in the afternoon. that's when we're going to start to see conditions clearing out into tuesday night. you start to see pockets of fog continue to roll back in. and we're also looking at our satellite and radar for this week. so we talked about the high pressure system. moving on in and through and we're going to see cooler conditions throughout the week. so that's the good news here. if you are going out today, here are your highs. if you're traveling along the marina district san francisco. upper 60's for you. there. elgar not a half moon bay upper 70's low 60's, millbrae burlingame. san bruno
low 70's in south san francisco, low 70's ear 70's across the map for some mountain view. woodside redwood city heading down to the south bay. and san jose. also looking at cupertino. you're in the mid to upper 70's as you're out and about and the east bay union city. look at lower 70's in dublin, upper 60's under berkeley as well. oakland. 69 for you and heading up here in napa sonoma. you got mid 70's upper 60's stinson beach point raise. if you want to get out there today. upper 60's as you're traveling there and we have to get a look at your seven-day if you're trying to make plans lika always try to do. we start the weekend 70's year and then we start to cool down like i talked about into the 60's in the inland areas. you're going to be in the 40's and along the bay and the coastal areas still pretty cool in the 40's. so sara, what we're looking at is thursday potentially into friday so we could see those light showers again. all right. let's also go ahead. get a look at the traffic today has hitten at the roads
this morning. a little under 10 minutes traveling from the east bay into the city. so conditions are looking really nice. no major hot spot. let's also get a look at the san mateo bridge and across towards the peninsula a little under 14 minutes for your drive time there. the richmond center fell commute as you head richmond. it's a little under 9 minutes for your drive time and the golden gate bridge about 20 minutes into the city will have more weather and traffic this morning for now, serrel. send it back to you. thank you. ran a the san francisco and oakland police departments have now have the funding to roll out traffic services programs to help stop dangerous driving, which is so needed in the bay area. the department's were awarded grants from the california office for public safety oakland police received $500,000 in san francisco has awarded $175,000. >> both agencies say they will use the money to spread awareness and education drivers educate drivers drivers rather on california's
hands, free cell phone law, installed dui checkpoints and patrols and much, much more. >> and president joe biden is expected to sign the bipartisan infrastructure bill later today. the deal includes new spending for the country's. >> physical infrastructure and improving roads. bridges basil john joins us live from washington, dc with the latest. good morning, basil. >> well, sarah, good morning. as for many lawmaker% and experts, they say this was a long time coming. but some say this will do nothing but increase the debt. >> after months of negotiations, president biden will sign off on the bipartisan infrastructure bill. it's the first time the president is actually delivering on a bipartisan infrastructure bill. top white house economist brian deese told abc's this week. the 1.2 5 trillion dollar bill is made up of both long-term and immediate investments to try to get money out to help. for example, upgrade our ports upgrade, our airports, upgrade, our roads.
>> we're going to work without without a way to get that money working for the american people and on cnn state of the union michigan republican congressman fred upton defended his support of the bill as he saw it as a necessary step forward. this was a bipartisan plan. it it needed to happen. and i'm i'm glad that we got it past the finish line. but on abc's this week wyoming republican senator john barrasso slammed the bill and the social spending plan which is going to harm american families. people are going to pay higher prices. they're going to be higher taxes. and of course, we're going to see an increase in the debt even though many senate republicans like senate republican leader mitch mcconnell voted for the bill. barrasso says republicans are united in not supporting the build back better plan. now president biden is expected to sign the infrastructure bill this afternoon. >> reporting live in washington. i'm basil john. >> thank you so much. basil. and it is for 21. and we're
talking about former trump adviser and campaign manager steve bannon is expected to turn himself in after being indicted on 2 counts of contempt of congress. the charges come after been failed to comply with subpoenas from the house committee investigation. bannon claimed former president trump's assertion of executive privilege as his reason for not cooperating but bannon was a private citizen at the time of the insurrection and not a formal part of the white house. he's expected to make a court appearance today. now coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news a kidnapping in sacramento is caught on camera. look at that terrifying. we'll tell you how it unfolded. that's after the break. stick with us. welcome
back. for 25 on this sunday and happening this week, 3 more san francisco walgreens locations will close because of ongoing shoplifting. this problem keeps happening. the company has already closed more than a dozen of its stores in the city because of this. take a look at your screen locations on clement street and on goff street will close today prescriptions from the locations will be moved to the store at california and market wednesday. the location on chavez street will close prescriptions can be moved to the mission street location as
well. and back in june. you know, a man was caught on camera in what became a viral video brazen shoplifting from a san francisco walgreens that suspect was linked to 8 shoplifting cases. happening today. the ports of l a long beach will begin implementing new fines to try and ease the backlog of cargo ships. the fees will target ocean carriers to linger too long at port terminals ships that failed to off load their cargo on time will face penalties of $100 a day in the fee will increase by another $100 for each day containers. sit idly by local ports are also starting a new q system to reduce the amount of ships crowded in waters close to shore that new system takes effect this tuesday. still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news kaiser permanente avoids a strike after reaching a deal with 50,000 healthcare
are back this morning in more ways than one what are we expecting this good morning, sarah. you know, it was a nice drive into work this morning before a lot of us live in the east bay. if you live in the north bay or in the delta, we're seeing fog. we had some lingering over from the weekend and that's really the story today. we're going take a live look outside right now as you are heading. get a look at our berkeley hills camera and you can see that blanket of low visibility clouds blanketing over the bay area. as you're traveling and driving deathly want to be mindful. we're looking at our forecast. look at this. this is a flat around this time. 04:30am, and you see the areas, the delta completely blanketed in fog down in the south bay those areas that visibility is incredibly also looking at conquer even in san francisco and of otto as we continue to roll into the early morning hours around a 30 the fog still is persistent. and then in the afternoon. that's when we start to get a break around 2 in the afternoon. that's when we're starting to see that current radar right outside currently see the clouds that we were talkingou