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so they just open up all the lanes north. now, 1, 1, just south on street. that was in san francisco heading for the east bay into the city a little under 2 minutes for your drive time. there are no major issues or delays as you're heading across towards the peninsula via the san mateo bridge a little under 13 to make that drive along the richmond sandra fell commute. pretty nice and light at 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge. if you're treading from the north bay into the into the city to reach the tolls a little under 22 minutes. >> all right. at 6 o'clock on the dot. let's get to our top story this morning. thousands of people. but he headed home halls today trying to secure those black friday deals and we'll probably see that all across the bay today. exactly. the businesses are opening a little early across the bay area. but this year, like we talked about it prices could be a more steeper for people to get inflation and you've got the shipping delays proper. sara stinson live for us in dublin this morning out front of a best buy sarah, aside from what we're expecting for of black friday
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and the crowds were talking with john about how chilly it is in some spots of people need to layer up housing out there in dublin. >> oh, it's definitely chilly can see my breath actually. but scarf maybe, but it's not too bad. you can. you can be ok once you head inside for the good deals. that's the good up to get from your car to inside the doors here at best buy in dublin, not seeing crowds per se, but i am seeing a consistent flow into the store. and i would say more people are awake at this time on a friday than normal home. this black friday. people are up trying to get those deals. take a look. you can see video. people are in fact getting deals on deals. and i told you i would tell you if i found some and we'll get to that in a second. but we have been hearing that shoppers can expect to pay on average of 5 to 17% more for toys clothing appliances. tv's in fact, on this black friday compared to last year. tv's are expected
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to be the highest price hike on average up to 17% more. then a year ago today and that's because of shortages of shipping containers truckers. that also has contributed to the delay of deliveries and that's also it's been contributing to inflation that which continues to those those adding up together. that combination. it is going to make black friday a little more expensive than what you're used to and funny. you're going out for the deals and maybe you're finding a few. but you may have been able to find a better deal last year. talk to a guy who said he came in with what he knew. he needed got out with a good deal. >> definitely some good deals, especially with the things i was looking at i come in my attorney and i pretty much got the 32 getting so i'm pretty happy with every just. >> and the home much on sale as official was around a $100 off.
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>> $100 off. now, that is a good deal. i'd say so you heard it here first, best buy's got. gaming monitors a $100 off and hoping to talk someone who buys a tv this morning just to hear what they have to say in terms of deals as a as i told him in 17% up from last year. that is significant and tv's are usually on the cheap side. so we'll have to see what people are seeing inside all the deals are getting will be live in about a half hour with more details. hopefully more deals. details for now, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, quickly, amassed, before we let you go, you know, in light of all the smash-and-grab robberies that we've been seeing recently. we had a lot of retailers saying they're going to be upping security local police say they're going up patrols you are out at the premium outlets in livermore. you're there at the haas in the shopping center and you noticed any sort of increase are. what are you seeing? >> that's exactly a really good point. actually forgot to mention that i've seen a lot
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of is security. a lot of increased patrol not only here at the haas and shopping center but also at the san francisco premium outlets in livermore. i mean, a lot even saw probably my video just being here in for 10 minutes. shooting video already saw troll. there's also security in front of best buy and then at the outlet mall there was a lot of i saw at least 5 police cars out front and they're flashing their lights. i think kind of just flexing showing we're try anything. absolutely. all right. yeah. good to know that hope make shoppers feel a lot safer today, sir. thank you very much. >> well, this morning, shopping malls obviously on high alert. we're talking about smash-and-grab robberies are with sarah. >> and we're seeing again targeting thieves targeting everything from what we see designer stores. mama stores cannabis dispensaries. nobody seems to be off the list here for these thieves. exactly. we know the black friday typically means long lines and a lot of people rushing into
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stores. >> but again, the smash and grabs are changing a lot of people's holiday plans. could this year just mention they've got security out. so maybe more people will feel comfortable rising people are adjusting a bit kron four's. rob nesbitt takes a closer look. >> and as i was going back, i heard glass being broken. >> what was supposed to be a nice day at crissy field wednesday for stephen w turned into witnessing the smash and grab parked car. it saw him a distinctly take 2 bags of luggage out of the back of a smashed up vehicle. >> increase of smash and grabs outside cars and inside stores makes him question just how busy black friday will be. >> but area mayors including concord mayor tim mcgallian say that shopping safety should not be a concern. i mean, there's a lot of eyes on. >> on our shopping district right now and they're usually are during the holidays anyway. so we just encourage people still coming out. please patronize our business is a sense of security that people seem to be trusting with an increase in crime. you know, deter you from going out
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to do your shopping. necessarily kaling says that she always has to be aware of her surroundings in san francisco. >> unsettled by the videos of smash and grabs at retail stores during business hours don't think targeting people perhaps. >> guess that would be a scary situation to be in the store when it happens. locals. i spoke to one thanksgiving feel safe knowing where to go and where to avoid. it's tourists. they worry about embarrassed by what has become an unsettling norm and it was something like this happens in the middle of day. it's even more shocking. some people stop yesterday night. is this normal. i guess this is this is what we do. most of the people i spoke to say that they plan on avoiding shopping in stores altogether, not just on black friday. >> choosing to do their holiday shopping online in san francisco. rob nesbitt kron 4 news. >> and if you're looking for something to do today. that doesn't involve shop in the east bay regional park district is hosting what they call green friday free park day. all district fees are going to be way for park entrances and activities, including parking as well.
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>> a quick update now on the gunman that still on the loose after a private security guard who was on assignment for us here at kron. 4 was shot in oakland on wednesday. a reward for information leading to the arrests has now gone up to $25,000. hopefully that'll attract some tips that might break this case wide open. police say the incident was an attempted robbery basically they're trying to steal our news camera equipment. the shooting happened at the intersection of 14th and harrison right near the 12 street bart station and video of it. as you can see here was captured on the citizen app by a viewer looking down on the events playing out below the guard is now recovering at the hospital. officers. also later found an additional victim in all of berkeley man who was hit by a bullet trapnell. he was taken to highland hospital for treatment. he has since been released and our reporter to was also on scene there, but not physically hurt. >> well happening today. the vta is going to be hosting a virtual vigil to mark 6 months since 9 co-workers were killed
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there in the deadliest mass shooting in the bay area's history. it's going to start at 10:00am over zoom. and then again at 4, there's going to be music. a virtual candle lighting ceremony. everyone is welcome to a 10. we have that link shared on our web site over at kron 4 dot com. and today chp is out in full force this weekend. they're looking for dangerous drivers. we're giving you a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. there agency kicked off its holiday maximum enforcement period on wednesday. all available chp officers are going to be patrolling until sunday at midnight. it will be monitoring seat belt violations. speeding as well as distracted driving and signs of dui. >> well, the chp says the 2 ng day crashes have left at least 2 people dead and several more injured. the first happened around 3 o'clock yesterday morning just north of ralston avenue in belmont. police say were green honda drifted into the northbound lanes on highway one o ones who was going in the wrong direction with its lights off when it hit another
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car head on. 2 other cars were also struck in the accident. the driver of the green honda was taken to a local hospital where she later died and then another person was killed in a crash around 6 o'clock yesterday morning south of brentwood. according to the chp, a truck was heading north and a car was traveling south on vasco road when one of them crossed the center line. right near walton or walnut boulevard. the driver of the car died at the scene. the driver of the truck was taken to the hospital with major injuries. both crashes now still under investigation, not clear yet if drugs or alcohol were a factor. we'll let you know when police shed more light on this. we'll take a break. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news, a new covid-19 variant now raising serious concerns around the world this morning with details on what scientists found. >> plus, what's being done to protect the giant sequoias from wildfires really take a closer look at the new efforts underway to keep them safe. and conditions out there this morning are again quite nice for venturing out as long as
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>> 6.12 is the time thousands of people in southern california spent their thanksgiving dinner in the dark because the power had to be shut off because of the
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winds. the dangerous santa ana winds and that up to fire us they're loud carlos a shows us it was a busy day for crews trying to clear all the fallen trees. >> just to get the power back on for a >> strong winds and dry conditions, not the recipe you want for your thanksgiving. we live in a fire zone. and for us it's particularly difficult because i have an animal rescue that's lady kelli hall and runs the animal rescue alliance in chatsworth. horses, donkeys ducks geese and dogs. these are just some of the 60 plus animals on her property that need to be ready to go at a moment's notice. there's nothing worse. then. >> trying to evacuate at 3 o'clock in the morning in pitch, black darkness. that's always tough. precious good. >> and she is prepared for the next fire disaster. she has to 2000 gallon water tanks on her
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ranch. and yes, even her own fire truck, our first plan, of course, is to get all of the. >> animals evacuated and then shelter in defending place if we have to. >> the santa ana winds create dangerous fire conditions and some communities are without power to mitigate against the threat. we have no power and we're waiting for the power to come back on. whenever it does. we will be very thankful over in malibu some residents and businesses have been without electricity for hours like cell putting a damper on those holiday meal plans those should have been >> love the name law. everyone's is going to be thousands of southern california edison customers have been left in the dark. thousands more being consider public safety power. shut-offs are a tool of last resort that we use to protect. >> our customers. and it means
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that we have exhausted. all are other options protect against those elevator. power outages. lasting between 3 to 8 hours for some just huge inconvenience. >> huge inconvenience for sure. that was to reporting for us this morning. cal fire's, santa clara unit has or was sent to southern california during the santa ana winds here so that they could help out authorities say the gusty winds are going make for high fire danger over the next several days. so that's clearly something we're going to be tracking to see you hopefully, but hope doesn't come our way as part of a larger, you know, set with the weather that spring in the is there and not as strong winds here. yeah. nobody can you just all the family, all the food we were talking about having to take showers. >> not be able the unions on thanksgiving. a new thing that thankful for that we had electricity this year. some people without that. absolutely. all right, john in
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the weather center. good morning, john. yeah, guys, definitely different situation across southern california so many out there without the power on thanksgiving, which is something we've seen here in the bay area. it's not on turkey day which obviously proves its own inconvenience. we are breezy and a few spots across the bay, but we are not looking at an offshore wind event, otherwise known as the santa ana down in the south or southern part of the state. like they are seeing across southern california. you can see the golden gate bridge camera here wobble in just a little bit there. top sutro tower winds are not that much of a concern mostly out of the north and east. a couple of breezy spots near the coastline, especially. but as you can see, most of us are actually fairing pretty well across the bay area as far as winds go breezy spots. and that's enough to make it feel brisk out there this morning along with a few high passing clouds today. aside from this. it is another calm day in this forecast. that low that was helping to usher in those santa ana winds for southern california is exiting the region currently bill come down just as we well across the bay area, partly cloudy
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skies to start mostly sunny towards the afternoon increasing cloud cover overnight tonight. then more sunshine into tomorrow saturday and sunday will be among the warmest of this forecast by a few degrees that's going to take a solidly back into the 70's for the weekend. really nice way to do things as you do your travels or just enjoy. hopefully some time with family and friends 60's for your highs in sf as well as at the coastline 60's as well. right along the bayshore burlingame at 6768 in redwood city, woodside and saying carlos today warm spot today that again goes to the south bay. campbell just barely at 70 degrees. san jose. quite not quite making it today, although you'll be right back up there tomorrow oakland and berkeley at 67 degrees each same. in fact, for you in sonoma and santa rosa down through mill valley, solid 60's right along one. oh, one tomorrow and sunday, a mention being the warmest not by much, but it is enough to take a lot of us into the 70's. we'll round up november on tuesday with low 70's
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starting december the same way on wednesday reyna laughing. even that. john, we're tracking your traffic today. it's been light so far to start out. >> traveling from the east bay into the city. little under 2 minutes for your drive time. there. let's head over get a look at the san mateo bridge in across towards the peninsula under 13 and the richmond sandra fell bridge a little under 9. looking at the golden gate bridge. it's about 20 minutes from the north bay into the city will have more weather and traffic coming up. now let's get back to the news. >> well, sequoia trees are known for being one of the most resilient organisms on earth. and they're also one of the biggest to her head chance to see when know you're expert say. >> just one tree can weigh more than a 100 elephants. combine. but yost reports the future of these giants of the force has been threatened. >> in a way they thought was unthinkable before. >> this is just a giant sequoia tree and the black mountain grove. this all burned in the pier fire in
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2017 in and around sequoia national forest in central california. experts are studying the changing relationship between sequoia trees and wild fires. the only place in the world where sequoias grow naturally is on the western slopes of the sierra nevada mountain range with most of them located and then narrow 60 mile stretch of forest. >> just east of fresno. the sequoia trees, you'll find there. we're considered the largest trees on earth. many are thousands of years old and have survived countless spiers during their lifetimes. but recently their fire survival rate has taken a hit. >> it is getting scary, especially to see one of the most fired opted organisms on earth being burned up in fire. that's a very scary change. christy brigham is the chief of resources management and science. >> for sequoia and kings canyon national parks. she
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says the change was especially noticed during last year's castle fire in the castle fire. we lost between 7,510 1600. >> sequoias over 4 feet in diameter. that's a lot that's 10 to 14% of the entire population. the change in the trees ability to survive a surprising. >> since the sequoia is built to coexist with fire. >> that sounds hollow. >> in part due to its thick bark that insulates it from the fire and in part due to its size since in most cases for a fire to kill a sequoia. it would have to get all the way up into the canopy. a tall task indeed. >> they're adapted to fire. look how far off the ground. the branches are. >> in addition sequoias need fire to reproduce and seeing the base of a tree blackened
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by fire can actually be a good thing since it means the seeds which sit inside the cones high up on the trees may have gotten the heat they needed to be released. the radiation from the heat. >> opens up the cones and then they drop their seeds and they'll drop thousands. so right after the fire. this was a carpet. a little tiny giant sequoias. >> well, touring an area burned by this year's windy fire sequoia national forest. gretchen fitzgerald also showed us how the trees heal themselves after the fire passes. you know, it got a little injured from the fire. you can actually see it's trying to put out some sap try and heal some of the wounds. ideally in normal times. this burn and heal cycle would repeat itself every 10 to 20 years. but these are not normal times. this is an alarming time for giant sequoias. >> and for for us all
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throughout our sierras on the western slopes of california's sierra nevada mountain range. i'm chip yost. >> well, coming up on the kron 4 morning news one company is looking to make it easier to return items bought online this holiday season. we're going to have the details after the break. there's this feeling we chase... like someone upped the brightness on the entire world. like your body is super-charged, but your mind is super calm. it feels like 20/20 vision for your whole being. and we'll chase this feeling, until we can feel it... one. more. time. feel the hydrow high. the classic hollywood story. we meet the hero, the all-new nissan frontier hero faces seemingly impossible challenge. tension builds... the plot twist
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but our here, we are just getting started. holiday shopping season is here and millions of people are going to be buying gifts
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online were just talking host of our shopping is going to be online. >> items. bought online sometimes can be difficult when you try to return them. and so rich demuro takes a look at a new website that's trying to make that a little bit easier. >> ordering items online is easy but returning them can be a hassle now a startup named return mates wants to change that. they'll come to you to pick up the items you need to return and then they'll complete the process. >> we've gotten so used to the ease of online shopping. a few taps and items arrive at our door. delivery is easy. but returning the same items can be time consuming. this is something that people just push off the weeks weeks. >> all they don't return now or in the end up wasting money. kristian zak is co-founder of return mates. >> a startup making the returns process easy for online shoppers of any website. what we find is once they go through the whole that
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is here's how it works. start to return process with the website. you bought the item from then upload the return label or qr code to return mates and schedule. and next, a pickup you can leave the item outside or handed over in person during your side pickup time. there's no need to box it up bring them back to our warehouse package them. >> a fixture label and then ship them by the carriers. multiple items from the same website can be consolidated into a bigger box, which is more economical and earth friendly people value convenience and while dropping off your item at a ups store is definitely more convenient than what it used to be 5 years so ago. now we think the most convenient option is not your house at all. when i tested out the service, i liked how they kept me informed every step of the way from when the driver is about to arrive to win your item is headed back. we also have an insurance policy which covers up to a $1000 the cost for this convenience. 6 $1 per pickup or $15 a month for unlimited in the future of
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return mates hopes more websites might include their service returns are inherently confusing for consumers. and so we want to just be the most simple straightforward process out there. >> i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart. >> they got that makes a lot all right. if you try it, let us know how it worked out. great. we'll take a break. we do have a update coming up here about covid. there's a new variant is causing some concerns. we're going to tell you what we've learned about it so far. we'll be right back. ♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music) ♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪
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♪ i want it that way ♪ >> i was just thinking about the back seat. trading bopping along to the look out that the golden gate bridge, another great shot for us this morning. no clouds in the sky, there's kind of a chilly wind out there. it is in for a lot of people out there doing all that shopping of the cold conditions, even more of an incentive to online shopping. because of the winds that if you're going to brave it. yeah. layer upon the online shopping just looks a little more appealing every year. i feel but if you are braving the crowds and brave in that brisk wind. it is not too terribly bad as long as you're prepared for and that indeed. >> means the jackets and whatever label you want to put on just to stay cozy. we are officially past thanksgiving. snow is going to for put not all that festive clothing. you
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look outside this morning is looking a little bit on the cloudy side, not the brightest of mornings. we have some high passing clouds that are actually shielding us from some of the coldest temperatures that we felt so far this week. most of us are in the 40's to low 50's. now, yesterday was definitely a colder morning. but today we are factoring in that wind, which does make for a cool wind chill feel to have so just bundle up and you should be good to go for any sort of black friday shopping or errands that you have to run with the fam to stay after the holiday. bring a john. thank you for that. all right. let's start at the bay bridge as you're traveling from the east bay into the city this morning. >> meteor lights are off a little under 10 minutes for your drive time there. the 70 oh bridge and across towards the peninsula. you can make that commute in a little under 13, the richmond sandra fell bridge as you're traveling out of richmond traffic picks up still nice and light for us a little under 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge about 24 you heading from the north bay into the city. >> all right. it's 6.31. let's
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get back to our top story this morning. the fact that today thousands of people are going to be, as we said, braving the elements the chilly air this morning try to grab those black friday sale. all in the name of getting a good deal businesses, opening early across the bay area. >> but this year prices could be a little higher. we've been talking about that call for sarah stinson is live for us out dublin. the best buy their where she's been seeing some early shoppers this morning. hey, sarah. >> hoyt is a chilly one, but people are up and atom to get those good deals here at best buy at the haas and a shopping center limit pan over. you can see the entrance here. there's been constant flow of people walking into best buy here in dublin at the haas and a shopping center. people getting those deals that they've been waiting for. probably a lot of people christmas shopping today. we get nervous about showing them on camera because they could be showing their christmas presents. now take a look at video. people walking out with items in hand. people shopping
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on black friday. course they try and get good deals. but unfortunately. analysts say this year shoppers can expect to pay on average 5 to 17% more for toys clothing appliances and tv's compared to last year. this is due to shortages of shipping containers in truckers, which has helped delay deliveries at the same time, inflation continues to creep. tv's can see the highest price hike on average. but let's get to what i'm seeing it with deals here at best buy before you even leave the warmth of your home. let me tell you what we're seeing out here. the deals for best buy include a switch for 2.99 dicen back in $200 off. i'm seeing sony 4 k tvs for $300 off samsung for ktv is at 100 to $150 off. so james rain and there are some deals here at best buy. but apparently just not as good as last year. that's what analysts say that
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if you are going out shopping today and you're a little bit nervous about crowds are looting or stuff like that. well, i can tell you from what i've seen out here. a lot of patrols, a lot of security both here at the haas in a shopping center. also at the san francisco premium outlets. i've seen a lot of police out patrolling the area. so they're all on high alert shopping centers malls because of the looting we have seen across the bay area. so at least they have patrols out there trying to deter any crimes from occurring today. hopefully people just get in, get those deals and get out because as i said, it is chilly out here for now, back to you. all right, sarah, thank you so much for the update there and everybody stay safe and stay warm exactly. of the holiday shopping season is here. we have to tell you that. ameri busy time. >> for not only shoppers but for scammers as well. that's what you got to keep aware of better business bureau fact out with its list of the top 12 scams, many of them targeting online shoppers.
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>> according to the better business bureau, misleading social media ads are the most commonly reported scams counting for more than a 3rd of all reports last year. social media gift exchanges are used to steal your personal info holiday apps to ask your credit card in exchange for a direct line to santa. those should likely be avoided. then compromised account alerts are a year round scam delete the emails and confirm everything is ok directly, then there's free gift cards. nothing is free, especially when they ask for credit card info number 6 is temporary holiday jobs. they ask you for money for that promise. big pay for a small amount of work. they're not legit. look-alike websites can be tricky because it's easy to type a wrong key. so make sure the site is legit before entering your personal information and fake charities offered to donate a portion of their profits to a good cause. but then don't number 9 on the list is fake shipping scams. their popular over the holidays. they send out e-mails with links ask you for
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your personal information. scammers are creating fake pop-up holiday virtual events and then charging admission to try to steal your credit card number. then there's top holiday wish list items being sold at ridiculously low rates. those are probably not legit. and last but not least on the list. there's puppy scams before you buy that four-legged friend make sure you see the puppy in person since they're usually are no refunds and the key here is to remember the old adage. it seems like it's too good to be true, it probably is. >> words to remember for sure. alright also another developing story this morning. there's a new coach, a coronavirus variant that's been detected in south africa, scientists say it is kind of concerning because of its high number of mutations in rapid spread among young adults in the country's most populated areas. health officials there in south africa say that the variant is fueling dramatic rises in cases and it's also been detected in botswana and hong kong. and this morning the first case has now been detected in israel as well.
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and new this morning, the european union says it's planning to stop air travel from southern africa in order to prevent the spread of this new variant not clear yet whether this new variant is any more or less effective against the vaccine. we'll wait and see the world health organization. is expected to meet today and that will determine whether they should designate this variant as one of concern. we'll see what they decide. meanwhile, researchers are working to determine if and when children and teens will need a coronavirus booster shot if at all. infectious disease expert doctor anthony fauci says it is less likely that kids will need an extra shot simply because their immune system is a little more robust than in adults. officials say that pediatric studies are now underway that more information should be available sometime next year. >> well, back here in the bay area. dozens of local nonprofits worked hard this thanksgiving. they were trying to make sure every family had a warm meal on their but the redwood city based nonprofit there with care is doing much more than that.
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>> in fact, it provides support to low iniome families with children who are critically ill and kron four's taylor sack explains exactly how they're doing that. >> as we give thanks on thursday. many others are also giving back specifically for thanksgiving. we're making sure. >> that families have a warm meal on the table and we're also making sure they have beautiful celebratory settings as executive director sarah alexander explains. >> a bay area nonprofit there with care doesn't just assist families for the holidays, but it's something they do on a daily basis throughout the year. we are providing direct support to families that have a sick child at the hospital and most nearly all of the families that we're working with are in financial distress. >> so what we do is we make regular calls texts to families. many of whom are bedside with their child and we try to do what we can to make their life a little bit easier. most of what we do is providing and deliveries of purse trees, baby items, cleaning supplies and
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transportation assistance. >> there with care started helping families across the entire bay area. nearly a decade ago. however, they say these last couple of years have been especially challenging research has shown that families on average spend anywhere between. >> 5,000 to $17,000 and out of pocket expenses. just getting their child to him for medical treatment. so. >> for families that we're working with that many of whom fall below federal poverty line. it is really difficult to just make it day to day at let alone think about how to care for your sick child together. the pandemic and mounting medical bills. >> put a huge financial stress on families they serve so much that they say referrals from social workers at children's hospitals increased 150% since the beginning of the year showing us the need is deep and the need is growing as i mentioned, all of the families we're serving are in financial distress. so. >> to be able to get food on the table is really difficult
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over the last couple weeks. alexander says. >> they were able to get out food, groceries and more to ensure that each one of their t% families had a warm meal on the table. this thanksgiving. i'm taylor reporting kron 4 news. >> also in the news that we need tell you about issues with unruly passengers have become increasingly common in air travel since the you've probably seen a video circulating online somewhere about this. but now the department of justice is calling on federal prosecutors to prioritize cases of violence on airline. now we've got evan lambert with the story. >> we are seeing more of these unruly passenger incidents and more of them are turning to physically violent a reminder here breaking any kind of rule from a flight crew on board a plane is a violation of federal law. from flight attendants taking punches to passengers taped to their seats during wild in air rants. >> this holiday season. it's
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possible you'll witness a case of air rage on your flight. just this week, the department of justice announcing a crackdown in a memo. wednesday. attorney general merrick garland directing us attorneys to prioritize prosecutions of federal crimes involving on board threats and assaults. it reads in part, quote, when passengers commit violent acts against other passengers in the close confines of a commercial aircraft. the conduct endangers everyone on board. >> 2 taking biting shoving and spitting. it is disgusting as of tuesday. the faa says it's gotten more than 5300 reports of unruly passenger incidents since january about 80% of them nearly 4,000 are masked related this month. the agency said its proposed more than $200,000 in civil fines for 10 passengers accused of violent physical assaults. >> noting that since it announced a 0 tolerance policy on really incidents are
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slightly down since november. 37 of the most egregious cases have been turned over to the fbi for criminal investigation. what we're dealing with now is the airline's basically saying and the flight attendants and the pilots. hey, let's get real here referred to the doj. let's prosecute. >> a loud make think twice before flying air travel experts. in fact, 0.2 alcohol. and as you saw their mask, mandates is largely fueling this kind of behavior. some airports are weighing whether to consider introducing maybe a drink limit at bars before letting passengers get on those flights. we'll see what changes come our way and it might help sust a little bit of it. >> it will. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news the raiders pull off a victory in overtime. thriller. we have the highlights coming up will want to miss this.
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>> we're back at 6.45 and rain is already getting into the holiday spirit with chris dogs during the that was the call me saying if enjoy all holiday songs. i'm like mariah carey. yeah. and we're in that time now, thanksgiving is behind us by a day. we're all about holiday shopping and the holidays to come in. you're going want to bundle up. it's going to be out day. weather is upon us and iran is not right. it is at least are your morning hours. the good thing about california as you get the chill for a couple hours. it's back to the california step, which will be the 60's and low 70's. even this afternoon. just make sure you're ready for the cool conditions that we are in the
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as you're stepping outside early this morning. now we do have an increasing cloud cover to know this morning. you can see that pretty evident across the east bay, not the most sunrises. this is one of the reasons, though, that we are actually not quite as cold as yesterday was temperatures for the most part only falling into the 40's this morning as opposed to yesterday's 30's. now it is breezy and pockets across the bay area. not near as windy as our southern california neighbors, though, as they're in the midst of some santa ana winds. so we can be thankful for that right here at home. cloud cover won't last all day. in fact, it clears out pretty nicely that will set us up for more sunshine, more dry weather and just more favorable weather for you're venturing outside. we've had some beautiful past few afternoons today will be no different. tonight. another increasing cloud cover tomorrow clears right back out and temperatures tomorrow are actually going even be a little bit warmer than today's are so yes, we have those cold evenings, but we have the warm afternoon still look forward to that's kind of been the highlight of this forecast,
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maybe a few of you. even ventured outside yesterday for your thanksgiving meal 60's for your highs at the coastline and in san francisco, a lot of 60's right along the bayshore to saying carlos redwood city in woodside each at 68. while we do have one 70 on the map. that's for you in campbell, right at 70 degrees. cool 60's across the inland, east bay and right across the east bay shoreline oakland and berkeley at 67 over to pittsburgh at 65 and santa rosa down through center fell in the upper 60's tomorrow's temperatures a little warmer. it's a beautiful weekend on tap watch for those cool evening lows. but otherwise things will be a okay. we round out november on tuesday with low 70's and starting december the same way with an average high december 1st wednesday at 71 reyna. john, thanks to that are let's get a look at your traffic. we've been like for the most part this morning as you're traveling from the east bay into the city. >> a little under 10 minutes for your drive time this morning. the san mateo bridge as you head across towards the peninsula a little under 13
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traffic. nice and light for us near as well as along the richmond, sandra fell bridge as you're traveling out of richmond, looks like an old and is traveling a rich and that they are a little under 9 minutes and about 20 minutes traveling from the north bay into the city. the of the golden gate bridge the weather and traffic coming up. for now, let's get back to the ok. and let's talk a bit more about your holiday shipping. the u.s. postal service says they are ready for what they're expecting will be a huge surge this holiday season. and they've been taking some steps to try prevent some of the problems they experienced last year. exactly. the postal service expects. >> 25 billion with a b letters cards packages to pass through their system between now and new year's day. that's a lot of man is now you may remember covid created some unprecedented problems for them last year and that late lead to major. >> delays in delivery, but they're hoping to fix that. >> not only covid which created on increased online ordering. and it also created employee impacts with the
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employee availability. we competitors who. have the luxury of saying no, we're not taking more and center through the post office. instead, we don't do we're here for you, whatever you give us. we're going to we're going to deliver when he got home. >> in fact, they're so prepare. they may actually be over prepared. they're wondering now, if maybe there won't be as many products because inventories are low because of the port disruptions in supply chain issues that they might be ready to handle more packages and actually arrive. we'll see better to be better prepared than underprepared now let's head over to sports because the raiders beat the dallas cowboys. >> on thanksgiving might say thanksgiving treat treat. absolutely. but it it took a while to get there. this one win in overtime kron 4 sports director jason dumas has the highlights. >> football and thanksgiving goes together like peanut butter and jelly. they can to make salt pepper catch-up in fried onions on a cheese steak. all right. up probably lost everyone. they're that the philly think. let's head to jerry's world. the raiders.
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they were taken on the dallas cowboys. trying to help the raiders snap a four-game losing streak end. this should help 3rd play of the game for the raiders car to dish on jackson's we've seen that before, especially in jerry world, 56 yard, touchdown catch. he's still fast. all righty. then josh jacobs, he gets the touchdown 3rd quarter we go raiders up 17 13. look at marcus mariota get some runs. he scores on the keeper. the raiders looking good. but on the ensuing kickoff. you just can't lit this happened. tony pollard, 100 yard. >> house call. >> 2719 after the missed pa right to the 4th quarter. we go, this is when things got good. asked prescott fines don't shots. now. the great looking ball 32 yard touchdown were tied at 30 after a successful two-point conversion after raiders field
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goal that the cowboys. they tied up right here and they forced overtime and guess what, we have extra football in ot. after a cowboys 3, an out 1318 for the raiders and the quarterback never turned his head as a jones gets it, that leads to that overtime field goal. guess what? the raiders. they when darrell carlson walk-off, they snap a three-game skid. they going to jerry's world. they beat the cowboys on thanksgiving. let's head out to the dea. lions hosting the bears lousy teams if we're being honest coming straight to the 3rd jared goff, the marine catholic kid finds tj hockenson for the 17 yard. grab i'm getting a scowl by pam right now. home hometown of pam chicago their teacher. no no, no. but the field goal right there. i know you're from detroit tampa, 1614 bears. >> they win this one. all
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righty. we all have our thanksgiving traditions and everyone is different. so who am i to judge. you for eating your green bean casserole. anyway, let's hear from some of the forty-niners and find out their favorite thanksgiving dishes. >> favorite thanksgiving. this would be. the macaroni and cheese and sweet potatoes and growing up. my mom always made this noodles to show is really good. >> and my wife thinks it's really good. green bean casserole stuffing guy personally stuffing cranberry sauce to go to underrated. i'd say green bean casserole. because you're not going anywhere else something is good. so sweet potato pie. >> like fried turkey. >> 2 wins in them and years. but i'll take a few out take up, take some takes on. >> shetland arden key. he went to louisiana state university
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chitlins man and i've never had to green bean casserole kind of take pride in that
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we are back. coming up on 6.55. and here's a really cool shot. >> from mars. this is nasa's curiosity rover taking a picture, a stunning one as it celebrates a decade of exploration on mars. this is it's picture postcard of the red planet's landscape and basically what they did was they took too black and white
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images that were taken from the side of mount sharp and they took it in 2 different times a day. one in the morning. one in the late afternoon and then they combine them together and they colorized it to show what it looks like from, you know, different sun angles. it's pretty gorgeous to the also colorized it as well. nasa says the rover took the images about 10 years after its launch to mars. it was way back in november. 26. now this day. back in 2011, the mission left earth headed to mars and it's pretty neat to see so the vantage point what's interesting is it's been around on mars. you know, for the past 10 years running or out. it was in 2014, 7 years ago that the came up to the base of this mountain that it's on right now and since then it's been slowly climbing its way up 7 years. it's been warning late year. mountain. yeah. so they can take this picture from the side of it and it's pretty cool to the middle of a crater that's about. 90 almost a 100 miles
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across and yes, pretty neat mars a big place and this little rover been turning and burning, i say, well, lord and he will work to wait to see what's going 30 cool that you can ask those images. >> he was still to come in the next hour. the kron 4 morning news today is one of the biggest shopping days of the year, but things might be a little more expensive on this black friday. we're going to details on that in a live report.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at 7. >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us at 07:00am on this day after thanksgiving shopping day for a lot of exactly. emre harvey in for daryn fulsome. and today we're talking about whether or not we want to brave the or if we want to online shop. yeah. i mean, luckily it's not raining. so you got that going for you. but it is a little cool, a little breezy out there. so you'll need a few layers. we have john with the forecast the rest of the country. laughing at us grave and weather. it's a little chilly, though. it really cold temperatures this morning. so be ready for it does get those that we've had the past couple of cold mornings. >> but the rescuing saving grace of it all has been


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