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♪ ♪ >> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at all. we shootings here said surprises me to scenes. >> was it tracked use your fact families now that seems to track criminals. >> search is on tonight for a group of armed thieves you see in this video there after a smash and grab an east bay jewelry store. thanks for joining us tonight on kron 4 news at 5. i'm vicki liviakis saying i'm grant lotus. this brazen heist took place inside conquers sun valley mall last night. >> while the mall was open and customers were inside shopping. kron four's maureen kelly has the story. >> at this point. concord police say they don't have a handle yet on how much ali was taken during a smash-and-grab
robbery. but they say initial reports are it was a substantial loss here's surveillance video showing the 9 suspects wearing hoodies and gloves with their faces covered as they wielded hammers attacking the glass display cases. police say the robbers mob the iceberg diamonds jewelry store and we're in and out in a flash. this video shows the aftermath of the store employee cleaning up the broken glass. the brazen crime happening around 07:30pm. >> well, the mall was still open national >> probably not a shooting. just the passion round that's audio from a responding officer reporting back to dispatch. the sounds of the hammers hitting the glass sounded like gunfire to some of the customers who called into 911, but no shots were fired and no one was injured. the suspects had already left by the time police arrived. according to a worker who did not want to go on camera. the gang of robbers ran out through the red. robin burger
joint today. iceberg diamonds had their gates down and a closed sign posted. the shattered glass of the display case is still visible. i showed the surveillance video to people outside the mall this afternoon. it sounds pretty scary. >> you guys cover denies ran into the wow. that scary. >> i'm sure these people done it before and we're going to do it again. i just feel sorry for the the the owner of the business is going to be tough to get around the holidays. >> i reached out to the sun valley mall. they told me they had no one available to comment on this incident. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> happening tonight. the walnut creek city council is meeting to talk about creating a buffer zone around planned parenthood clinics to prevent clashes between protesters and patients. according to a staff report walnut creek. police have been called out 42 times between january of 2020 and november 5th of this year to stop protesters from harassing patients at the clinics, oakland boulevard location,
oakland, napa and san francisco have already implemented buffer zones. tonight's meeting of walnut creek is set for 6 o'clock. >> turn to the east bay upset after learning that their kids were given the wrong dose of the covid vaccine. this mix-up happened over the weekend at a sutter health vaccination clinic in antioch. you can understand they're upset manhunt forcefully to call explains why an infectious disease doctor believes the children will not suffer long-term effects. >> the father of 2 kids says his children were administered. the incorrect dosage of pfizer's pediatric covid-19 vaccine in antioch at this time. he says both are recovering from severe stomach aches. but adds most of the pain has now gone away. the kids were inoculated over the weekend that a sutter health facility on lone tree way. ucsf infectious disease. specialist doctor peter chin-hong says they should survive without long-term very
much likely to be okay. the children's father believes they received slightly less than twice the dosage intended for their age group and they're not alone. in fact, center health confirms 14 children received the incorrect pediatric dose in a written statement, sutter health says the patients, quote, received vaccines with an incorrect amount of diluting it as soon as we learned of this, we contacted the parents and advise them of cdc guidance in this situation. the safety of our patients is our top priority and we immediately reviewed our processes to help make sure this doesn't happen again. basically with kids. you just want to give the scott. >> can give you the same immune response. and that's why 10 was chosen. but they also looked at 2030 doctor. chin-hong says even if the kids were administered 20 to 30 micrograms of the vaccine rather than the 10 micrograms. they should have received. >> all 3 dosages were tested
during clinical trials with no deaths. remember, again, this could have been the dose that they had chosen for pediatric populations is just that the 10 micrograms gave the same benefits. in terms of immune response in order to be fully vaccinated doctor chin-hong says the kids will still the second dose of the vaccine to trigger an immune response in antioch phillipe djegal all kron 4 news being hospitalized is not uncommon for many who get a severe case of covid-19. but what if you could pop. >> a series of pills to treat the disease and keep you out of the hospital. a drugmaker behind one of the covid-19 vaccine says it has a pill that will do just that. could force. dan kerman is live with us tonight outside ucsf hospital with more on this development and it's intriguing. >> that's what we're talking about is pfizer's pill. they've asked the fda for emergency use authorization. the idea being this is a pill
that once you get the symptoms of covid and you are diagnosed with covid contact your doctor. he could prescribe these pills. you could pick them up or someone could pick them up for you at walgreens, take this series over 5 days and that greatly reduces your chance of getting severe pdisease and needing to go to the hospital. pfizer which currently makes one of the covid-19 vaccines. >> is now asking the fda to grant emergency use authorization for paxlovid a pill doctors could prescribe to treat those infected with covid-19 at home. it's an antiviral drug. >> that that is given to people in early stages of infection and helps prevent them from progressing. pfizer says its study showed unvaccinated volunteers who started taking the pills within 3 days of getting symptoms greatly reduce their risk of severe disease and death. i think it's going to be a game changer because you not tethered to the hospital bed to get therapy.
>> it doesn't involve some complicated process of looking up and i v observation fund. our overflowing emergency rooms and icus were common at the beginning of the pandemic and continue to be in certain parts of california and the rest of the u.s. this could change we can. >> catch people before they deteriorate to the point that they require hospitalization that will alleviate some of the strain on hospitals. studies are also underway to see if the same pill. >> could be used to prevent someone who lives in the same household as the person with covid from getting covid themselves and influenza. we do it all the time. say. >> somebody in the nursing home got influenza. other people are negative. we still give them exposure. prophylaxis with time of flu. so it's the same idea. you treat the person who has it. but you prevent it from taking place and somebody else was the bystander.
>> infectious disease spectral. the specialists are quick to point out that this pill is no substitute for the vaccine that still remains the number one priority. this point unclear when the fda will review pfizer's request live at ucsf. dan kerman kron 4 news, thank you dan stanford tonight reporting more than 2 dozen covid cases among students to most in a single week. >> since mid september over the past 2 months. stanford has seen an average fewer than 13 positive cases among students. but after conducting some 14,000 tests over the last week. that number has now doubled, according to the university, 26 students have tested positive for covid since november 8th 8 staff and faculty m mbers have also tested positive. the school says 6 of the students live in on campus. housing. >> has been more of a worry because i'm such like close proximity to people. >> who have tested positive.
>> but i'd like tested basically we've been testing like every day provide about the tests as well. so. now with rapid test came out positive. so i feel pretty pretty good right now. >> students who have tested positive have reportedly been isolated and those at high risk for exposure have been quarantining. they also say the university will continue to require surveillance testing for all members of the campus community and they will follow all safety protocols. >> we may soon know the fate of the oakland coliseum site, the oakland city council meeting is currently underway and this is a live look inside. >> today the council's hearing 2 proposals on what to do with the coliseum site. you have one group working towards bringing a wnba team to the arena. formerly the warriors use, which obviously is right next to the coliseum. the other group is led by baseball hall of famer is great. dave stewart who has expressed interest in revitalizing and developing the site. the
council is expected to vote on which group they want to enter into an exclusive negotiating agreement with. >> for the next year and we're going to be following the vote and we'll bring you any updates as soon as they come into the newsroom. yeah. there's that meeting there live on the screen. some giants news now. gabe kepler not a real surprise here, but he has been named the national league manager of the year. >> by the baseball writers association of america in his second season with the giants kepler guided the team to a franchise record. 107 winds and their first playoff appearance since 2016, also their first national league west title since 2012. so the giants didn't make the playoffs in kaplan's first season. they did perform better than expected and in his 2 seasons, the giants now of winning percentage of 6.13, last week. san francisco locked capital are up for a little longer. they signed him to a 2 year contract extension that will keep him in the bay through 2024 the other 2 finalists for manager of the year were brewer skipper.
craig counsell and mike schmidt who was fired by the cardinals after the season. >> a major announcement tonight a congresswoman jackie spear says that she will not be running for reelection next year. congresswoman represents san mateo county in the part of san francisco. take a listen. now to part of her announcement posted on twitter this morning. it's time for me to come home. time for me to be more than a weekend wife mother and friend. it's been an extraordinary privilege and honor to represent the people. the san mateo county and san francisco at almost every level of government for nearly 4 decades. congresswoman spear has served different levels of government for nearly 4 decades now. >> she's known for fighting for women's and lgbtq rights. she brought the me too movement to congress in 2017 sharing her own experiences with misconduct. eventually she helps get the c a a reform
act passed and signed into law helping assault survivors in the workplace. yeah. and with an incredible jackie spear. she's a san francisco native. she was an aide to representative leo ryan in 1978. they were. >> on a fact-finding mission in guyana about the jonestown shooting when she was shots. 5 times. that was 43 years ago this week. ryan was assassinated. but of course she survived. >> spears says she has vowed to continue to serve from that point on. she won her first election in 1980 when she ran for the san mateo board of supervisors, spear. and for the california state assembly. 6 years later. since then, she has served in both chambers of the california legislature in 2008 spear was elected to the u.s. house of representatives. now it's fear says as you heard, it's time to come whole and spend more time with fat. >> barry leaders are reacting to representative spears announcement. san francisco mayor london breed tweeted
out. thank you for your fearless leadership, your relentless advocacy and your decades of dedicated public service. we've been so incredibly lucky to have you representing us all these years and we wish you the very best vice president kamala harris tweeting for over 4 decades. representative spear has served the people of the bay area, summertime and local government to the u.s. congress she's shown tremendous courage commitment to equality. >> at the dedication to public service. i look forward to continuing to work together and we have scheduled some time to speak with the retiring representative. stay tuned for a live interview coming up with spear. that is in our 6 o'clock newscast. catherine heenan and can wait. we'll have that. >> still to come tonight at 5, you'll have to spend more time to dust off the snow gear. why some ski resorts are delaying their opening and we'll head to kenosha, wisconsin. what was decided this evening as the nation. >> waits for a verdict in kyle rittenhouse's murder trial and the city of oakland fighting
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lasalle avenue not far from the kirkwood la sound muni stop. police say they responded to the scene just after 4 o'clock, they found one man had been shot. he was taken to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. >> police say this is an active crime scene. they are asking people to avoid the area will be bringing you more information as soon as it comes into the newsroom. meantime, today was the launch of a new rental subsidy pilot for residents in an east bay city as kron four's haaziq mod-yoon reports the program instance top displacement of household and prevent homelessness. >> we are so thrilled that this demonstration program will touch the lives of 200 households. >> oakland mayor libby schaff announces a new housing assistance pilot program called shallow subsidy. it is designed to help prevent homelessness in oakland by paying a portion of a person's rent every month for up to 18 months. >> i don't know what i i mean,
i can't pay the rent by receive income or. >> i'm so sick. you are main focus is closing the gap logan mcdonnell, the associate director of the nonprofit housing resource program bay area community services is responsible for implementing the pilot and selecting the families were focus on neighborhoods whose rents have increased by upwards of 90%. people that have been experiencing homelessness in our lives. they paid more than half of their income on rent and their neighborhoods have high rates of gentrification. the total cost of the program. this 3.4 million dollars. the pilots partners includes billionaire philanthropist marc benioff who funded the initial seed money to get the rental subsidy off the ground. we believe in expensive housing market like the bay area. this is the type of intervention that can rapidly stabilize families keep them from losing their housing and allow them to build their income. >> to a moment of
self-sufficiency. >> has kron. 4 news to the south bay now where a legal battle is brewing over proposed affordable housing development in the city of santa clara as kron four's. rob fladeboe reports. now a developer. >> is accusing the city of scuttling the project without warning. >> a proposed mixed use housing development what is now vacant land jointly owned by the city of santa clara and the vta across from santa clara university. it's said to be in jeopardy after the city quietly table. the project prompting a formal complaint from developer republic metropolitan whose attorneys and ravel the day. >> allow the developer to believe that they were going to come to some kind of an agreement which they had not yet come to a agreement. but they never had any discussion whatsoever about the legal issues or any other questions republic. metropolitan was planning a 240 unit
development with retail and space for recreation. >> the developer claims it has invested millions of dollars in the project and accuses the city of meeting behind closed doors to kill the project suddenly without any notice to the developer. >> the. >> town went into a closed session to discuss this matter. apparently without any notice, by the way, which wires locals know to spread around the neck. and stop project. in a brief statement, the city acknowledged receipt of the complaint. >> saying it has only just begun a review but could not comment further because the issue is still pending the developer further alleges the city violated state housing laws and that since 29% of the project was to have been affordable students and others who can't afford to live in santa clara are also being hurt. this once the city has
reviewed not only that claim but the complaint. >> with some very strong state laws. requiring local entities to provide affordable housing. i hopefully they will come to their senses. the city has 45 days to respond to the complaint. attorneys for the developer say if the city fails to take action in that time. the case will proceed to litigation. >> for now the site will remain in its present form. a little used parking lot. the santa clara rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> now to the sierra where some resorts are delaying their openings because of warm weather. heavenly tweeting out today. they're working hard to meet their target opening date. but they need cooler weather to help with snowmaking and northstar says this weekend scheduled opening. it's not going to happen. they're also blaming the warmer temps. both resorts say that they will have updates on other opening sometime in the next week. so. >> taking a live look outside
san barca darrow. >> fine. if it's warm here right. but not fine if it were not so much little slushy. yes, some of those open for the first time way early this year october. we had those 2 atmospheric river storm. well, those of us for river storms tend to be warmer storm. so the snow levels usually about 8,000 feet above an out there right now. you're looking donner summit. you can see not much in the way of snow off to the side. lot of that has melted away with warmer temperatures. in fact, as we head through time here. here's the very latest forecast. we'll take the next few days. there's a weak system coming through as we head into thursday and friday that could bring a light dusting of snow. you see bear valley. see kirkwood there but not much. and then after that we get into of the thanksgiving day weekend. well, looks like we're going to see something just before thanksgiving but not much for talking. maybe one to 3 inches of snow between now and then. the temperatures should begin to cool off a bit. that's good news. will be able to make a little snow up there across the high country. in the
meantime, though, gorgeous sunset out there this evening with a high clouds beginning to stream overhead looks like some beautiful conditions out there for tonight. we do have some changes coming our way high pressure is startinto break down a little bit. now we have a cold front swing through overnight and now the kind of scooted out of town behind them. some lingering clouds. there's more clouds on the way. some low clouds begin to drift right over the top of that ridge, kind of a weak ridge out there and that's good news. we've got a chance of rain coming our way. we'll talk more about that coming up in a few minutes. thanks, lauren. still ahead tonight at 5. why the plan to fine companies lingering at california ports has been delayed yet again. and after the break. >> after more than a decade serving up sweet treats a donut shop in the north bay is closing up the emotional message that store owners happen. the customs.
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>> happening tonight, a beloved donut shop in fairfield will be closing down after operating for 15 years. had run. they had its jelly lucky jelly doughnuts on texas street when a shout x talk to the owners about why the closing up shop. we do this a long time. so. >> 7 day a week. >> we have we never got a day off. >> he is. it's time for him because his city's 7 not
>> really don't. it's located along the texas street curb. the fairfield has been a mainstay for the past 15 years. the business started in toledo 25 years ago moving to fairfield in 2000, 6 siblings dante and jody hawkins come by daily sometimes twice a day on their way to and from school just down the >> 3rd we love this place. inch on lee have loved making donuts here for years. but the couple will be closing shop for good will spend some much needed rest and relaxation as name recovers from cancer and begins chemo treatments. if and so said will be miss all the fuss, the >> the good people around the support. what a way to win a seat on the view. have to have they want all their faithful customers to know how grateful they way of patient. thank you for support. >> the whole. in my heart of
this is it. when customers picked out doughnuts then realized they had no money on them. chong gave it to them anyway and then people to all you you trust me. they come. but. >> they even more mind the that that doesn't get one of those and they pay 2 >> and that's what's kept customers coming back i my mother loves his place. >> end of an era. again, heck of a run and great people behind it. shall ducks with that report. there is still a little bit of time. if you want one last donut shop closes tonight at 7 o'clock. >> up next, labor union leader says to fight the nation's capital today amid the ongoing challenges with rowdy flight passengers were going here. their demands to keep crew safe and it was a graphic scene inside a georgia courthouse today as jurors in the ahmad arbery trial heard from the medical examiner.