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when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> this period cause for concern not a cause for panic. >> now at 10 president biden promising action against the new mutation of the coronavirus. what you need to know about kron variant and it's anticipated spread across the globe. thank you for joining us tonight on kron 4 news at 10. i'm pam moore and i'm ken wayne. the world is bracing for the news spread of the new variant. it hasn't been detected here in the u.s. but officials believe it's probably already here. health
specialists are racing to find out how contagious it is, how effective the current vaccines are against it in the meantime, dozens of countries including the united states have already imposed travel restrictions to prevent the spread. the u.s. has banned travel to 8 countries in southern africa, although us citizens are exempt from the ban this after the variant was originally detected in the country of south africa. our grant lodes joins us now in the studio to bring us up to date on what we know so far. grant ken pam, president biden tried to calm some nerves about this new variant today after the world health organization warned it poses a high risk of infection. >> the early indication is it may be more transmissible, more contagious and it may make the vaccines. we have less effective, but we need a lot more data before any of that is confirmed. in the meantime, the president's message basically came down to these 2 points here. everybody can get the vaccine you're talking about kids. >> 5 and older and all adults
should be vaccinated. and if you're eligible for a booster shot. adults. get one. so you are fully protected against the virus. the president also defended his decision to issue that travel ban today after some health experts questioned how effective the ban would be in stopping the from spreading. >> the reason for them being you travel, man is there are significant number of cases like into the country to few rounds. south africa in the world. we need time to give people opportunity to say get that vaccination now before it has it's going to move around the world. travel restrictions is believed that it's already here, which is haven't detected it. the state department of public health put out a statement agreeing
with federal experts who say it's only a matter of time before crime is officially detected in the country. california has a public private partnership called covid net to speed up the detection of new variants and it's also preparing to increase covid testing at airports for legal residents returning from south africa and local health officials say they're confident the bay area's high vaccination rates should offer an additional level of protection. >> we have a very robust vaccination infrastructure and pretty high vaccination rate. both here and in this region. and i think that's going to keep us. well, protected. its people are recognizing the value. >> and the protection. the vaccine offers and choosing to get it, which is great. >> although the vaccination rate is strong in the bay area across california cases have risen slightly since thanksgiving and now average more than 4,000 new cases per
day. so health officials say we should all be doing what we know. works best against the virus that is get the vaccine and wear masks indoors, especially when you're in large crowds and social distance when you can. we'll keep you posted ken pam, for now back to you. all right. grant, thank you for that. meantime, vaccine manufacturers are rushing to update their formulas pfizer and moderna both report they'll be able to roll out updated vaccines to fight the on the kron variant. >> by early next year. experts say it's still far too soon to determine if we will need another booster shot. pfizer is expected to seek authorization for a covid vaccine booster for teenagers 1617 years old. currently the boosters only authorized for adults, 6 months after the second dose of pfizer or moderna's vaccine or 2 months after the single dose, j and j vaccine. the fda fda could approve the request from pfizer as early as next week and the cdc is now strengthening its recommendations for booster
shots. the agency previously said all eligible adults may get boosters. it now says all adults should get one. the agency says it's changing the wording of its guidance in response to the on the kron variant. >> well, we want you to take a look at this. a stolen tow truck, a damaged, a chp patrol car and an injured officer. all of this plane now, just within one hour yesterday afternoon near the bay bridge toll plaza. we first told you about this story last night on kron 4 news at 6 for jonathan mccall is joining us now live from san francisco with. >> wild. new details about what we're learning about the suspect involved. jonathan. >> yeah. you know, a so many drivers watching all of this play out. chp tonight says they are blessed that no one was seriously hurt as a result of this incident. investigators say that that man stole that tow truck not
once but twice drove into oncoming traffic hit that chp patrol car injured that officer all before finally being arrested. >> here's a look at the video that is now going viral of the moment that a tow truck hits a chp patrol car. luckily, according to chp, the officer was not inside of the car at the time that officer was trying to deploy spike strips but get this. this scene is actually the second time this suspect was driving in the wrong direction on the west lanes of i 80 chp says that this all went down sunday afternoon around 4 o'clock when 46 year-old michael kay a of oakland stole his nephews tow truck. police say he parked it in the middle of the west lanes of i 80 just past the bay bridge toll plaza. the first time. police say he turned around going back past the toll booths into oncoming traffic. chp says he made all the way to interstate 5, 80
driving in the opposite direction until he got the highway. 24 he even hit a car along the way when he got there, police say he turned around headed in the right direction. this time and went straight toward the bay bridge toll plaza for that second time he went through the toll plaza again. and this time he turned back around headed in the opposite direction. this time, the second time chp officers were waiting. in addition to hitting the patrol car. officers say that tried to hit another chp patrol car officers were finally able to catch up with him after he hit another driver's car. that officer was hurt while trying to take know into custody. he was taken to the hospital and is now out and recovering. none of the drivers hit in the crashes were seriously hurt. >> and tonight we've learned that another agency oakland police also know in on this
investigation. that's because the tow truck was stolen in oakland. they are handling that part of this investigation. that's where kate tunnel himself. he is now behind bars at the santa rita jail facing a very long list of felony charges including evading arrest and stolen property. we're live tonight in the city. jonathan mccall kron 4 thank you, jonathan. >> in oakland investigators are working to solve the city's 100 27th homicide of the year. police say the most recent victim was a man who was shot and killed while trying to be a good samaritan. it happened at lake merritt on sunday afternoon. the victim, according to police, tried to stop an auto robbery when they were shot by a passenger in the suspect vehicle that vehicle a black toyota rav 4 got away. this is just the latest incident and what city leaders are calling a public health crisis of gun violence in oakland and now some officials want to reverse course on some previous
decisions. they say there is an urgent need to take immediate action. >> will not only police department over 678 officers. but in fact, maintain those middle staffing >> oakland's current budget freeze an additional 50 positions in the police department. mayor sheriff says that the city will be making the case to reverse police budget cuts and hiring freezes which are scheduled to start in 8 months. mayor schaff also says a hiring plan for new officers will be brought in front of the council by friday. >> today, oakland city leaders honor the kron 4 security guard who was shot last wednesday and died while he was on assignment for the station in tonight. police are still looking for the gunman. a $32,500 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the person who shot and killed kevin ishida. >> over the weekend. oakland police released this picture of what is believed to be the
suspect car. it is a white 2004 to 2008 acura tl with 4 doors and a sunroof. it does not have a front license plate. oakland police say the gunman shot in the while trying to steal our reporter's dues camera. passed away on saturday morning from his injuries today, oakland city leaders came together to honor she to kron four's. has he has the story. >> so your reflections about the tragic shooting death of you. >> and we just extend our grief. to the friends, the family, the huge community that we know and benefited from the service of kevin shida. >> oakland. mayor libby chef and council shade lauren taylor reburied share their reactions to the shooting death of kevin nishita, a security guard who was gunned down last week while guarding
kron 4 news crew working on a story in and again, this is a gun epidemic. so we must tackle the gun epidemic and this. >> then at mic is doesn't have city boundaries. and so we have to come together call for regional action. >> i had the opportunity meet. kevin on several occasions and always, a warm inviting sort of smile. company have. my heart broke when i initially learned of his passing. he deserves to be calm. >> and to have been. working with a sense of protection in the city and not shown up for work with any fear or trepidation. losing his life no one should. and then has he come in. you and i know you know him personally. >> and again, our heart goes out to you and everyone at prom. that cried for >> a fund has been set up for
kevin the shooter's family donations to his family can be made to the kevin issue to trust that metropolitan bank in oakland donations can be made in person or by mail the information that is on your screen is also on our website at kron 4 dot com. >> now to a story you'll see only on kron 00:00am tonight, another small business has been burglarized in oakland surveillance cameras captured 2 thieves breaking into renegade running. that's on grand avenue near broadway. this happened late last night. foreseeable joins us live in the studio with more taylor. well, as you can imagine, these store owners are frustrated and feeling anxious lately with all these burglaries and break-ins. >> one of the owners at renegade running says this is the 3rd time they've been burglarized this year. the 4th time since they opened a year and a half ago and they're just not sure how much more that they can take. >> i don't know how many more incidents like this we can take to keep our doors open. one of the owners of renegade running victor diaz is contemplating keeping his doors open for business in
oakland. >> after they were most recently shattered late sunday night and looks like 2 individuals broke and to the store. >> they attempted to smash one closest to the sidewalk and we're not able to penetrate that window and then. tried the door and then were able to penetrate through through into the store through that door surveillance cameras captured the burglars going in and out of the store multiple times. >> killing several bags of items and eventually taking off in a getaway car parked right outside the business diaz spoke to us on monday as workers came to replace the glass door between the shoes stolen and the damage he says the theft costs the store at least $5,000. and this isn't the first time diaz says the running shops been broken into 3 times this year. when you're building community. >> and we love being in oakland. and when something like this happens, it's just it's just heart it's sad. of
course it's a little scary and frightening. he says a lot of businesses in the area are on edge after the numerous burglaries these last couple of weeks. there are people who. >> logically do not want to come downtown do not want to being involved in any kind of physical altercation with people either saving the goods in their car or been witness to it in a store. and again, it feels like. you know, the police are so short staff that they're not visible through no fault of their own and there's no city. our public officials that are out talking to us, you know, to find out. either what they can do or to hear from them what they are doing. so all of it just feels like kind of a big ball of like frustration and wondering and and then sometimes in some cases just feeling. you know, like maybe there is no way out. reaction to the many
burglaries robberies and homicides this past week. oakland police announced that they will have addational staff. >> to address the increase in violent crime. ken pam. >> taylor, thank you for that. santa clara police say they're investigating after a shoe store was hit twice in less than a week by a large group of thieves. police say a group of about 2 dozen people forced their way into the store inside the santa clara town center on el camino reale stealing shoes and clothing. it happened last tuesday. the 23rd around one in the morning and then again last night around 1130 last night. according to police, they say they have no suspects and they're asking anyone who has any information to contact santa clara police. well, these retail crimes unfortunately. and not just happening here in the bay area. but across the entire natiot coming up tonight at 1030. we are going to take a closer look. >> at which stores in particular, the criminals are targeting and how police are trying to respond. police in the east bay. we're all so busy with 2 separate car jackings this weekend in the
suspects are all juveniles yeah. and one case a 13 year-old boy was arrested after stealing a car in oakland leading police on a chase and then crashing the car in oakley this type of criminal activity involving young people has happened several times over the last year. kron four's dan thorn is talking with one local organization about how to keep young people away from crime and dan is joining us now from our newsroom tonight. dan. >> pending again. pam and ken, the oakland based organization youth uprising has been a working to break the cycle of generational poverty and violence here locally in these recent crimes involving teens in some cases kids even younger than that has become alarming and the chief executive of the organization points to a lack of resources and programs to keep kids away from crime. >> a 12 year-old and 2.13 year-olds are arrested in connection with 2 separate carjackings in the east bay. police say the first happened friday night in san leandro when a group of kids armed with a gun robbed, a pizza
delivery worker. the car was later found by investigators on sunday morning and a 1213 year-old were taken into custody. the second ended with a crash early sunday morning, another 13 year-old who police say also had a gun is accused of taking a car in oakland and leading police on a chase through the city of antioch before crashing into a staabucks in oakley continue to be heartbroken. >> by by seeing this. it is it's not far removed from any of us. you not burrell is the ceo of youth uprising. she says the lack of outlets and a failure by adults is contributing to the increase in these crimes. >> in terms of punishment burrell believes that's not the issue. i do not believe we've been stopped. we have definitely not been proactive and intentional enough to make sure when they come home. there's a plan last month. police arrested an 11 year-old along with other juveniles in connection with the crime spree in berkeley and in april, a group of teens were
caught after trying to carjack a man outside of his home in san leandro. the ages of the suspects has become increasingly alarming and burrell says the focus needs to be on rehab. and coming up with fresh start resources for kids who leave the juvenile justice system is it just jail? what else can we do while we even have them in our presence. it's not ok, here's the key. you do some time. and that's it. what rehabilitation can happen. well, we have their attention. we have them. well, police are still looking for information in connection with the crimes in san leandro and oakley and burrell hopes that. >> these carjackings are a wake-up call for people to get involved in youth programs. reporting live in the newsroom. dan thorn. >> kron 4 news stand. thank you for that report. none of the 4 zone forecast as we give you a live look at san francisco. and pam, it looks like the holidays have arrived because he barked or center is lit up tonight. yes, it is, lawrence. and we're also going
to have more warm weather. yeah. beautiful see that outside. but feeling more summer than as we get late fall here as we've had high pressure dominating our weather. almost the better part of november. so we'd like to get back into some rain right now. doesn't look like it's going to happen in the short term, but maybe the longer-range now we're starting to see some changes say in the works. but outside tonight, beautiful. look out toward the golden gate bridge. look at the fog splashing up against the golden gate bridge right now. some dense fog along the immediate coastline and well, yeah. the temperatures today they're pretty impressive as we saw a nice warm weather in the but along the coastline kind of history. we saw those temperatures pop up in the 60's and 70's the drop right back down within an hour because the on shore flow in the fog moved in high of 68 degrees today in san francisco. 68 also in oakland, 70 in san jose 68 degrees in livermore. 70 in concord and 72 degrees in santa rosa and yes, dry for a while but not ready to push the panic button just look at our rainfall
totals overall for the season. we're still running 231% of normal in the san francisco in a normal year. we had over 3 and a half inches of rain. we've got over 8 inches so far. san jose, a 123% of normal and you're looking at 219% normal in oakland it over 6 inches of rain. santa rosa 271% normal over 13 inches of rain. so got a ways to go here like it back in the rain. but we're just about to head in the rainy as part of the season. hopefully holds true. we get back to some raindrops here very soon. but right now let's try out there. you get the onshore breeze, bringing the fog along the coastline a little bit of a northerly wind beginning to develop in parts of the north. they will see more than i think for tomorrow. high pressure kind of kind of just bill right back in week in just a little bit today. see the low off the unfortunately, that's not going to move in a bit close that's going to probably move off the coast temperature wise numbers outside getting a little cool spots. now, 48 in dublin. 49 little more. of course you probably noticed some of that haze in our skies
even that at night time. but during the day, it's a lot more obvious out there to see more of that on the way too, as you get a big dome of high pressure overhead. not much mixing in the atmosphere that mostly clear and cool just a couple of patches of fog tomorrow, mostly sunny and a bit on the hazy side, more sunshine but dry weather as we look ahead here. in high pressure going to start to build right back in as a ridge because the bill back. and guess what? we get that offshore wind kicking back in get those nice warm temperatures. the hazy conditions. my goodness. here we are dry again, those temperatures by tomorrow afternoon up in the 70's in many parts of the bay area. but the long-range model starting to finally point toward the possibility return of some rain will take a look at your 1010, coming up a few minutes. goodness. indy. all right. thanks a changing of the guard at twitter as co-founder jack dorsey announced he's stepping down as ceo dorsey didn't say exactly why he's leaving. only that. >> the company is ready to move on from its founder. the 45 year-old will remain a member of the board until his term expires next year. he
handpicked power og a grow wall. twitter's chief technology officer to replace him dorsey will continue as ceo of his digital payment company square. >> still ahead tonight on kron, 4 news at 10. a decision over whether to overturn bill cosby assault conviction could reach the highest court in the nation why prosecutors want the supreme court to review the ruling that set cars be free and a community is in shock after a horrifying discovery inside a southern california home. >> for children and their grandmother found dead who police say is responsible next.
>> take you now to a live look at braby a hog while in la palma spain and the canary islands. look at that very active. right now. it's been erupting for 71 days. now scientists warned today that lava flowing from new vents could reach previously unaffected areas of that island. the volcano is on course to are up for at least another 2 weeks. that's what experts are saying. that would be a new record as of tonight. the volcano's lava flows reach roughly 2800 acres and destroyed more than 2700 buildings. a chilling crime in southern california for children, including an infant and their grandmother were all shot to death in their home and the father of the children
is the main suspect. >> it happened at this home in lancaster about an hour north of los angeles. investigators say the children's mother discovered the bodies in the home. she called 911, just minutes later, police say the children's father turned himself in to authorities. he is charged with killing his 4 children and his mother-in-law, his bail now set at 2 million dollars. police did not indicate a motive for what happened in this case. authorities in las vegas investigating an unsanctioned boxing match that left the college student dead, a candlelight vigil was held for nathan valencia last tonight on what would have been his 21st birthday. officials say he died from brain injuries 4 days after a charity boxing match for the university of las vegas fraternity. his girlfriend says there were not any medical professionals on site. >> after he came over to me and like i looked like he looked in my eyes. and it was just kind of something that
you knew something was wrong and he needed actually medical attention. >> valencia's family has hired a lawyer and is demanding a full investigation into the safety of that event. a go fund me for the family has already raised more than $40,000. >> coming up next. and coast to coast crime wave armed with crowbars hammers bolt cutters. smash-and-grab seeds are storming in and striking stores within seconds. the fight against these flash mob ers. busy holiday shopping season. plus, was she accomplice or victim. what prosecutors are saying in the trial involving the woman accused of conspiring with jeffrey epstein in trafficking crimes and tackling supply chain and inflation issues. president biden hosts a meeting with ceos to try to ease holiday now at 1030 police
task forces are on high alert in major cities across the u.s. is smash-and-grab thefts increase leading into the holiday shopping season. >> the bay area, of course, as with the highest numbers of reported cases of organized retail crime in the country. by an aunt and has the latest on what police and retailers are trying to do to keep customers and staff safe. this christmas. how many shopping season is in full swing in stores across america. >> but something else is going on and it's not very cheery. a spike in flash mob
smash-and-grab thefts across the nation on friday, a group of 2 dozen thieves ran out of a burnsville, minnesota. best buy with expensive electronics. and in lakewood, california. police say a group of men stole tools from the home depot, including hammers crowbars and wrenches. they walking to the front end. >> and they had the the gates closed and they said that they had the sledgehammer is right to people who are trying to stop them. >> just a week ago, a group of 80 people stole from a nordstrom store and another group probably baton store in downtown san francisco in chicago, someone threw a cinder block through the window of this canada goose store before taking off with fancy clothing a footlocker a north face store and a cell phone store were also all broken into the department's resources remain on standby as the department continues to monitor smash grab incidents citywide today. chicago police said they are ramping up their efforts to stop the smash and grabs. look at this video from earlier this month when more
than a dozen feed store. $100,000 in purses from the louis baton store in the oakbrook, illinois mall. the chicago police chief says the thieves are organized. we are familiar with stolen uhaul being used. in break ins and other crimes according to a recent survey by the national retail federation los angeles in the san francisco bay area top us cities for organized retail crime. both shoplifting and robbery with chicago and new york coming in next. and miami in the top 5. >> some shopping centers in california are using the slinky type barriers to try and stop the thieves. investigators say the merchandise sometimes ends up in big warehouses like this. one where it's resold. most of the time online. it's a huge problem it's a growing problem and all comes back. >> to the ease of selling stolen product anonymously online. that's the root of this problem today. that was brian in 10 reporting for us tonight.
>> on the peninsula daly city police are searching for these 2 men. they are accused of stealing more than $3500 worth of merchandise from the macy's at the ceremony shopping center. this happened on saturday. november 20th police say the suspect may have fled the scene in a white mercedes benz sedan with a california license plate number that begins with the number 8. if you recognize the man on your screen, you are asked to contact daly city police. the biden administration says stores will be fully stocked for the holidays despite the supply chain backlog in the u.s.. >> the president hosted ceos of several major retailers at the white house today in an effort to try to calm american concerns over product shortages. the event aims to tackle global supply chain. bottlenecks bottlenecks rather through the holiday season on transportation expert says the president needs to temporarily loosen truck driver. our regulations and let younger drivers enter the system. >> the only thing that the government, ken, do.
>> increased flexibility, especially the short term companies have their own interest in making this approach and work because otherwise they got nothing to say. >> the supply chain backlog is also lead to less traffic at the port of oakland today. officials there announced a 20% decline in total cargo volume for the month of october compared to last year. they say the delays in southern california were so bad, some carriers chose to divert their ships directly to asia bypassing oakland in the process. president biden is expected to address the supply chain problems as well as efforts to combat inflation in a speech on wednesday. >> in other national news this week, the u.s. supreme court is preparing to hear the biggest abortion case in a generation. the centers on a mississippi law which bans the procedure after 15 weeks of pregnancy. supporters of this measure are asking the justices to overturn roe v wade ending the constitutional
right to an abortion opponents to the case say they worry that this could be the case and the court that will accomplish just that. >> we have an opportunity say millions and millions of lives in the future. if this is to be ruled favorably. shouldn't be able to go back and over turned settles. lights. >> simply because the composition of the supreme court is change. >> the decision on the case likely will not come until next summer. if the law is overturned many states including texas and south dakota already have measures in place that would effectively ban abortion. and in another high-profile case prosecutors are asking the u.s. supreme court to review the ruling that overturned bill cosby's assault conviction. the 84 year-old actor was released from the prison back in june. that's when the pennsylvania supreme court overturned his conviction that state's high court said that cosby had
relied on a promise that he would not be charged before he gave testimony in a civil suit. but that's a testimony was later used against him in the criminal child. prosecutors say the u.s. supreme court should not equate that promise to lifetime immunity. cosby has been found yet. was found guilty in the 2018 drugging and molesting of a woman in 2000, 4. >> he was one of the most powerful finance years in america. she a british socialite together. jeffrey epstein and ghislaine maxwell would allegedly run an elite trafficking operation. recruiting and abusing underage girls from across the country in court today. prosecutors began their case against maxwell, arguing she was secretly abetting epstein's crimes while sipping cocktails with the likes of prince andrew, bill clinton and donald trump. tom negovan has the latest from day one of the trial. >> epstein and maxwell
accusers. sarah ransome heading into court telling reporters she never thought this day would come inside. prosecutors are already laying out for the jury who they believe 59 year-old ghislane maxwell to be an accomplice in a pyramid scheme of abuse, recruiting and grooming young girls. 2 years after her former employer and one-time love interest. jeffrey epstein took his own life in jail on trafficking charges. this trial is about ms maxwell a legit activity to enable mister epstein to abuse these little kids. the prosecution is going to have to show that the lane maxwell herself. >> was involved with all of these allegations ghislane maxwell help connect him to the wealthy and famous. >> then there's the celebrity aspect of this high-profile case. the subject of the documentary epstein's shadow. the pair kept company with the rich and very famous from
presidents trump and clinton to prince andrew and members of hollywood royalty it's unlikely any will be asked to take the stand, but we could see some famous names called to testify. >> they might not necessarily be in the complaint or the indictment per se, but they definitely are people that the victims are alleging were involved in this co conspiracy. >> it was time to go in reporting. the trial is expected to last 6 weeks. if maxwell is found guilty on all counts. she could be sentenced to up to 8 years behind bars in chicago. a jury has now been sworn in and the criminal trial of former empire actor jussie smollett in january of 2019. you might remember he told police that he was attacked by 2 masked man in the middle of the night after leaving a subway restaurant. >> but following those claims 2 brothers came forward telling police the attack was a set up and the small lead had persuaded. and in fact, paid them to stage the assault
small lead is now charged with felony disorderly conduct after a legend leigh a raging the hate crime against himself. actor has denied all of the charges. if convicted, his sentence could range from probation to 3 years in prison. after months of dropping hints and dodging specifics. actor matthew mcconaughey has finally announced his plans for the texas governor's race. he is not going to run the oscar-winning actor and best-selling author broke the news in a 3 minute video posted twitter last night. the announcement comes just over 2 weeks before the candidate filing deadline for the texas primary. as of now, the governor's race in texas pits the republican incumbent greg abbott against democrat beto o all right. take a look at the 4 zone forecast in a very foggy golden gate bridge on this monday night tuesday. when you see that fog is chilly out. let's check in with lawrence. he's got a look at the long-range forecast guys cooling off, of course, looking for a little rain around the bay area. be nice.
>> to get back to that of the weather's been fantastic. but let's get back to the rain right now. we're going to wait just a little bit longer, though, as we've got that big dome of high pressure read just too strong for him to break through just yet, but their signs, we may be seeing the change coming up. the not to distant future show that more in a moment. but out there tonight. you have mostly clear skies couple patches of fog moved inside the bay and some thick fog along the coastline. here's your long-range computer model. and here we go. we've had that focus. the better part of november all the way up the pacific northwest and into canada. that continues to be the case. now a couple high clouds are beginning to drift overhead. a couple system kind of work their way through. but overall the pattern stays static. you see most energy head to the north of finally something, maybe get a punch to right around monday of next week could bring with it a chance. some scattered showers in northern california just campaigned the raindrops here just yet. we're going to keep things mostly dry. then after that, the pattern looks a little more progressive. in fact, you see the storms begin line up a little bit closer
with no dominant. richard, let's hope that holds true. that holds true that we could be seeing some changes coming our way meantime, though, enjoy that sunshine while we have it. you just never know things are going to change 71 degrees expected high mountain view tomorrow. 71 in fremont, 73 degrees in concord, 72 degrees in the napa valley 62 degrees in san francisco and out over the next 10 days. yeah, it looks like we'll keep things dry for the next. you as we get the weekend, the temperatures start to cool off. then on monday you see the changes start to come our way start to see those clouds begin to move in. i'm just not convinced quite yet. we're going to see that rain moving in just yet. but there are times and long-range model saying hey, looks like things are going switch. gears will head back to some hopefully wintry weather all right, thank you, lawrence. still ahead tonight, if you can not make it home for the holidays. how you might be able to send a virtual hug instead. and as sports. look at this klay thompson in santa cruz today working our the warriors g league team. >> we'll take a look at that. in sports director jason dumas us has reaction coming up.
it's a recipe for disaster right now let's have a strategy. let's have a plan and let's work together. >> and let's be mindful that everybody's plus a big push back against the plan to clear out one of the largest homeless encampments in san jose. after the break by homeless advocates say the city solution is only creating more problems.
>> san jose's ongoing effort to try to clear the city's large is homeless camps is apparently making progress. but some advocates for people who are homeless are pushing back on the strategy as kron four's. rob fladeboe reports they argue that some newly installed barriers are actually creating new problems. >> what was easily the largest homeless camp in san jose is now surrounded by concrete k rail barriers. many of the 150 to 200 an ounce people living in the camp every located next door. just east of spring street near columbus park. the barriers are a temporary solution designed to keep on house people from returning to their previous campsites but advocates like pastor scott wagers says the barriers are making it those trying to bring food and other services into the area. >> we've had trouble thanksgiving. we distribute it may be 500 meals and we had to get back up on spring street to get into the camp. we had to go down a trail with a truck and distribute the meals
where if we have access from the roadway. it's just so much easier. the barriers went up just before thanksgiving after the faa gave the city an ultimatum to clear the camp or risk losing millions of dollars in federal funding. >> in a statement, the airport said in part this closure creates a long dead end street that still allows run house residents and service providers to access the area helps decrease through traffic to increase safety and help prevent illegal dumping it's a recipe for disaster right now. can president scott margin says the barriers that resulted in overcrowding and will hinder access for firefighters and other emergency crews the way that the motor homes are stacked together out in that field. there's no distance between them and they're starting to do this to make areas for the roadways to go through. >> i think there's going to be fires and i think they're just going to be more if we're really going to move people out of here in the next several months. then let's have a strategy. let's have a plan and let's work together. >> and let's be mindful that
everybody's needs. the barriers are to remain until the june deadline for the entire 40 acre site to be cleared as per the faa ultimatum in san jose. rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >> and now kron 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> the niners won their 3rd straight game on sunday when they took down the vikings. but it did not come without cost deebo samuel and fred warner have already been ruled out of next week's divisional matchup with the seahawks who lost tonight. by the way, to the washington football team for deebo. samuel is a strained groin and he'll be out one to 2 weeks. fred warner, he's dealing with a handy kyle shanahan spoke today about who must step up in place. the deebo samuel was having an mvp caliber season. >> it's been a big part of our offense. but i think we're in a spot right now that we overcome though, came in yesterday made a huge play. i
use 7 up each week doing better. yes, each one coming along. but to give all been more opportunities anyways have beat out there and it will get healthier better each weekend. i'm going do a little too. >> day by day, brick by brick that's been klay thompson's attitude at. >> he works towards a return to the court for the first time in over 2 and a half years and. >> man, it is getting so close. i can just feel it today. the santa cruz warriors released a video showing play scrimmaging with the team and. in true clay fashion, it's like riding a bike, especially for someone killed as clay. look at the tough drive to the lane. but i must caution you be patient. i'd be irresponsible of. i didn't remind everyone at home. just how tough it is to do what clay is doing, coming back from those 2 traumatic injuries, an acl and achilles
santa cruz warriors coach seth cooper shared his thoughts on clay today at practice. he was cleared for full go. >> everything we did was full of 100%. he was going there was no holding them back in u.s. live stream it to live today in practice. he was totally lives. so there was no point back goes, it was just really what im going. but it experience playing all out and he did that. and he looked really good at doing that. >> i'm glad he was alive. all fans have been nervous that they will be a roster fire sale. this offseason and for good reason. they've lost legendary skipper, bob melvin starling who they acquired last year. midseason and mark hanna with the fan favorite. but today the organization resigned chad pender and tony kemp. so all is not you've got to take your winds when you get all righty ending off the sportscast on a sad note, golf icon lee elder. he has died at
holiday decorations were unveiled today. the this year's gifts from the heart selected by first lady jill biden. in a statement, the first lady said that she was inspired by small acts of kindness and experiences. we have witnessed throughout the pandemic. first responders are also being honored. he said the public rooms has a different representation of the thing. according to the white house in total. there are 41 christmas trees, 6,000 feet of ribbon. more than 300 candles and more than 10,000 ornaments. >> the postal service's operation santa is ready to make the holiday special for children and families. kids from around the country send letters to santa each year. of course, an those letters are then processed by the usps. the tradition has been going on for more than a century. also open to letter adoption. adults can visit the usps website and pick one of the letters to make a child's dream come true. >> for your money. shoppers hit the stores black friday
but still not in the numbers seeing before the pandemic, brick and mortar store traffic was down about 28% compared to 2019. but according to data from sensor ramik solutions, in-store shopping jumped by 48% compared to last year. the covid year when most shoppers stay home because of the pandemic. and for the first time ever online shopping on black friday dropped by about 100 million dollars analysts say this indicates consumers are likely prioritizing in-store shopping this year to avoid shipping delays or they will buy online and then pick up at the store later. >> you may soon be able to hug someone who's thousands of miles away. scientists say they've created a virtual reality app that allows real-time interactions with people who are on another continent. >> wanted to still face time. but anyway, the app uses a virtual reality headset and handheld motion controllers to remotely control. a robot. the
technology allows the person wearing the headset to see what the robot sees and hear what the robot hears. the creators say the device could be used to visit or hug your relatives as well as explore tourist attractions and give health care tourist attracts sounds like. >> yeah. all right. we'll take a look at paris is testing flying taxis. it could be soon used to shuttle fans across that city during the 2024 olympic games about 30 different manufacturers are carrying out tests outside the city. city officials say the ultimate goal is to create at least 2 flight paths to ease congestion during the summer games. few details have been released about the taxis, including how much will cost and how many people they can and i also recently revealed it has plans to build plane taxis and they partner up with uber. so there you go. >> i mean, it's really interesting. but just imagine the traffic jam something that's even more scary than the ones we have on the think flying around the eiffel
tower. the right by would be to see. >> things are changing the atmosphere. little bit. not in a hurry, but it looks like things are going to shift gears. you see the fog moving along the coastline. that was a change from what we've had. so that offshore wind. >> all the way. the coast finally sea breeze kicking in. but that fog likely going to go away overnight tonight going to be chilly in spots. low still dropping down in the low 40's in some of the north bay valleys inside the bay 40's and a mixed bag. some 50's as well. tomorrow. you're back to some sunshine again may become pets fog moving along the coastline. looking dry, though. 50's and 60's in the san going to see those numbers run in the 60's along many of the coastal sections, 70 degrees in millbrae 71 in burlingame as you work your way down the peninsula. 73 degrees in san carlos about 73 woodside the south bay hazy. these numbers may be the mid 70's by tomorrow afternoon. really some pleasant weather for this time of year. 73 degrees and live more about 71
in 73 degrees in walnut creek temperatures inside the bay 68 degrees in oakland about 68 also richmond 67 in hercules. so yeah. nice weather out there. it's been continuing. it will do so again for tomorrow and the next few days. i think, though, as we head toward the weekend, things begin to cool down a bit more. more clouds come away. i just can't put in the raindrops quite yet. i want to. but right now there's slight chance of northern california monday after that. hopefully things thank you us. thank you for being with us tonight, everybody have a good night and we'll see tomorrow night.
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