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but if you go inland, i noticed driving in john. i ran into a little bit of fog this morning yeah, definitely. i inland valleys and right along the bay shore for the south bay. >> and on up the east bay shoreline were also running into some pockets of fog, too. so be mindful that you may be leaving the house without any in your front yard. but then a few miles away pockets of fog could certainly be seen that could hold you up just a little bit as you're venturing outside. now, as far as we go to golden gate bridge. it's not the foggiest of mornings. we will have some fog along the coastline. it will be keeping an eye on that. but as of right now, you're doing fine at the golden gate bridge. san jose in mountain view hayward as well. santa rosa in the vicinity of some patches of fog that i do want you to be mindful of as you are venturing out to make your way into work on this tuesday morning. radar is showing a continuation of our dry skies so nothing to hold you up there. roadways continue to remain dry 40's and 50's for our current temperatures oakland europe. 49 right now the late going to cool 45. well, dublin livermore novato
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and santa rosa, each of 41 degrees later on today. expect daytime highs to climb a little bit further than they did yesterday into the low 70's for most of the bay area making for a comfortably. cool feel later on today. now, as far as the roads go, we've already mentioned that it's a bit foggy and pockets out there. the bay bridge is free of that fog and free of a lot of traffic so far. 80 from supreme on streets. only going to take you 7 minutes. the san mateo bridge 92 over the bay from 80 to one o one is a 12 minute commute. well, the golden gate bridge as we noted, not seeing any fog out there. and also a pretty easy drive as you head from 37 to the tolls. only 19 minutes and hardly a car on the bridge right now. james. all right, john, thank you very much. travel bans are in place for non us citizens coming from 8 nations in south africa. >> and we have a list of the mall. you can see the map here. the white house first announced the restrictions last week in an effort to contain the spread of the overcrowding variant of
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covid-19. now president biden acknowledge that these travel restrictions. it won't prevent the spread of the variant, but he's hoping it at least slow it down. >> it gives us time gives us time to take more actions to move quicker make sure people understand you have to get your vaccine. you have to get the shot. you have to get get the booster. if you. >> yeah. as for how the new variant is affecting air travel in and out of the bay area. most flights are expected to be affected at sfo. there are actually very few direct flights from that part of the world travelers would have to connect through heathrow airport in london or jfk or another large airport. still those passing through say that mccraw variant is raising some concerns. >> now it's become very scary. the fly because now that the book about the new. new of i don't. if covid-19 it's become to be scary. the job and especially in the afternoon. yeah. because of people like,
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you know, it's was a seat. don't know. indicated that is that's become k. >> yes, so far those restrictions only apply to basically those 8 nations from south africa. there's no indications that the ban will be widened, although that is a possibility. if this variant of covid-19 becomes a bigger problem. well, other bay area health officials are also speaking out about this latest strain and what it could mean as we continue to deal with this pandemic. 3 leading health officers told us they're professional opinions on kron and what's next and how we can best deal with this latest development. theresa stasi has the story. >> but obviously concerned that this is that this is a variant that has taken over very rapidly when it comes a variance really look at 3 things to determine what impact it might have. the doctor. matt willis marin county's public health officer on how counties are concerned and cautious as work continues to better understand this latest variant of sars covid
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too. >> the virus that causes covid-19 clear that it's it's likely to be as infectious or more infectious. the delta variant, the other 2 things we look at our are perhaps even more important. what is the severity of illness that causes. >> i would say as we wait to get additional information. i think that we are we have very important things in place that will just give you 2 examples. doctor sara cody santa clara's public health officer says genetically sequencing cases allows them to detect the variant faster. >> an act quicker. the other is that 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. i think we're in a way better spot. i'm i'm cautiously optimistic but obviously still
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waiting for the on the new variant and and we'll know more in a few weeks and that from contra, costa county's health officer. and while the doctor says more data is needed to stay ahead. >> he says doctors agree so far vaccines work and social distancing mask and testing are vital in this latest fight against the pandemic no matter the variant, theresa kron 4 news. >> turning our attention to other headlines now. police in the east bay were also kept a fairly busy with 2 separate car jackings this weekend. the suspects in some cases where as 12 years old. now, this type of criminal activity involving young people has happened several times over the last year. and because of that a local organizapion now is working to keep young people away from crime of possible kron four's. dan thorn has their story. >> 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
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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 starbucks in oakley continue to be heartbroken. >> by by seeing this. it is it's not far removed from anu of us. 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
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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 reporting in san francisco. dan thorn kron 4 news. 4.37 is the time santa clara police say that they're investigating now after a shoe store was robbed twice in less than a week by a large group of burglars. >> police say the group of about 2 dozen people forced their way into the store inside the santa clara town inside the santa clara town center on el camino on stol shoes clothing. it happened last tuesday around one in the morning. and then again sunday
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night at about 1130. according suspects right now. if you have any information about these crimes. maybe you can help out called police. in the meantime, a story you'll see only on kron 4 this morning. another small business was burglarized in oakland and surveillance cameras capture 2 thieves breaking into renegade running on grand avenue near broadway. this was late sunday. cropper is tailored for sacking has the story. >> 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
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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,
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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. >> that's frustrating. that was taylor reporting. and meanwhile on the peninsula, daly city police are searching for these 2 men. they're accused of stealing more than $3500 worth of merchandise from the macy's at the ceremony shopping center. this happened sunday or saturday november 20th police say the suspects may have fled the scene in a white mercedes sedan with a california license plate number beginning with the number 8. if you recognize the man on your screen, you're asked to contact daly city police. well
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following a chain of retail robberies here in the bay area. seniors are being warned now to stay vigilant while wearing jewelry outside police say the 2 thefts happened in san ramon of the holidays and many more throughout the bay area. 2 seniors were robbed in plain daylight. one near mosaic park in the other along cinnamon ridge road. both deaths had one thing in common. the seniors were out walking alone. police say the thieves started chatting with the seniors from their car. that's when i got out, though, and used a slight of hand technique to steal their jewelry. seniors are asked to be very cautious office. he was walking outside. they say the thieves in both crimes are different. so they're not connected. i don't believe thankfully none of the seniors were physically injured, but obviously emotionally distraught now. we'll take a break at 4.41 be right back. coming up next on the kron 4 morning news the forty-niners are down to players will tell you what their coach says needs to happen before they play the seahawks this coming weekend. we are
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back. time now for 45 here on the kron 4 morning news. let's check the weather quickly with john trouble in the weather center as we take a look outside. >> what we see in just a little patchy fog out there, john, just a little patchy fog this morning. that's about the only issues that we've had
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that with any sort of a commute that you had the past couple of weeks as we just dry dry it out late november and today being the month will keep that trend going into the start of the new month now skies are clear for most areas. but as james noted there's definitely some patchy fog out there. not necessarily near the coast or over the berkeley hills. but sitting along the bay side in some areas further southward and then some patchy valley fog further inland as well. and definitely more of an impact from fog than what we had yesterday. so do note this as you do leave the house to the north of us. that's where rain and snow continues to be. we have seen continued flooding issues for the pacific northwest. western canada, not just the opposite here in the bay area. we love to see us tapping back into that atmospheric river. the jet stream cent well to the north. but what we've got is just a high pressure ridge that if anything is keeping thing sunny and a bit hazy at times. air quality will be moderate yet again today. that's
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because we have a cap right over the bay that's keeping a lot of pollutants trapped here with us. that's the high pressure ridge right there for you. futurecast shows clear skies today. more of that into tomorrow for december 1st. and we're going to hold on to these clear skies on into thursday, friday and saturday of the weekend temperatures cooling just a couple of degrees come the weekend. today, though, is actually going to be a touch of a warmer day than yesterday was 60's for your highs in sf even a 70 in half moon bay right along the coastline and a fair share of 70's along the bayshore burlingame at 71 saying carlos a really nice 72 south bay temps as warm as the mid 70's with campbell at 74 degrees today low 70's from fremont hayward on up through san leandro. oakland and richmond holding on to the upper 60's while the north bay some of our cooler spots mostly in the upper 60's. and then as you head out to the coastline. some low 60's in stinson beach in point rays tomorrow. just those just like today, low 70's for your highs as we kick off the new month. we'll stay the same into
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thursday before a touch of a cooler weekend skies. sunny skies dry all the way through the start of next week. bridges this morning, easy going not even just our bridges. all of the routes across the bay are still looking very nice. a smooth drive from the maze to fremont street meteor meteor lights are not on yet. so it's only going to take you 7 minutes to make it across the bay. 12 minutes across the san mateo bridge. a little bit of an uptick in traffic, especially heading westbound. but just fine as far as that commute goes and the golden gate bridge. not a whole lot of traffic just yet pretty empty out there. only 18 minutes from 37 to the tolls. james. thank you, john, for 47 the time for your money this morning. the biden administration says that stores will be fully stocked for the holidays. the president back hosted ceos of several major retailers at the white house in an effort to. >> calm americans, concerns over product shortages. the goal of the event was to try and brainstorm solutions for the global supply chain.
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bottlenecks that we're seeing in the inflation that's been running rampant here through the holiday shopping season. one transportation expert says the president needs to temporarily loosened truck driver. our regulations and also let younger drivers enter the system, maybe even as young as 18 madgen 18nyear-old driving big rigs through town. interesting. well, in southern california, a naval base is being tapped now to help alleviate congestion and shortage problems at los angeles county ports. hopefully in time for the holiday shopping season. the ventura county star is reporting that the port of why to me has an agreement now with naval base. ventura county to use a wharf and 2 buildings and some land inside the base. the extra land will make it easier to process more cargo while keeping congestion down the joint use agreement dates back to 2002. but this is the first time in more than a decade that it's actually been activated. gas prices have stabilized somewhat nationwide and in the bay area as state prices continue to
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inch upwards. triple a says the gas prices here in the bay area have gone up or down only a fraction of a cent in most areas say if you're not going to really feel it either way, recent fluctuations in the price of crude oil have helped. and as for gas prices in the bay area. napa has the highest right now at $4.90, on average. san francisco follows closely at for 88 center fell 47 san jose for ad. and as you can see, oakland, he's averaging about 4.79 for a gallon of regular. all right. 2 key players won't be hitting the field with the forty-niners this weekend and the santa cruz warriors are giving us a sneak peek of klay thompson on the court. we've got kron 4 sports director jason dumas us with the latest. >> the niners won their 3rd straight game on sunday when they took down the vikings. but it did not come without call deebo samuel and fred warner have already been ruled out for next week's divisional matchup. >> against the seahawks for deebo if a strained groin and will be out one to 2 weeks.
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warner. he's dealing with a hamstring kyle shanahan said someone is going to have to step up where d both who is on the shortlist for mvp this season. >> it's been a big part of our offense. but i think we're in a spot right now that we overcome came in yesterday made a huge play. i use 7 up each week doing better. each one coming along. but to give all more opportunities anyways have beat out there and it will get healthier better each weekend gives the dual to it. >> day by day, brick by brick. that's been klay thompson's attitude as he works towards a return to the court for the first time in over 2 and a half years and man, it's getting so close. i can just feel it. i can't wait for that night. the santa cruz warriors released some video of clay scrimmaging with the team. and as you can see for clay someone as skilled at him. it's like riding a bike taken the to the hole icu. but hey,
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i caution be patient. i'd be irresponsible if i didn't remind everyone at home. just how tough it is to do what clay is attempting to do. come back from those 2 traumatic injuries, santa cruz warriors coach seth cooper. he shared his thoughts on clay 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 the 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 in experience playing all out and he did that. and he looked really good at doing that. >> a's fans. they've been nervous that there would be a roster fire sale this offseason for good reason. they've already lost skipper bob melvin sterling mark tay and mark hanna. but the organization did resign. chad pender and tony kemp. so all
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is not law. you have something to smile take those smiles. well, you can get all righty. that is your look at sports. one quick note, rest in peace to lee elder who passed away today at 87 a trailblazer. >> in the world of golf. that's a look at sports. we'll be right back.
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>> we are back at 4.54 the u.s. postal service's operation. santa is ready to make the holiday special for kids and families everywhere. kids from around the country sent letters to santa each year and those letters are then processed by the u.s. postal service and the tradition has been going on for over a century. it's also open to letter adoption as well. adults can visit with the usps website. pick one of these letters to make a child's dream come true. a family in arizona. by the way, getting into the christmas spirit. they've deck the halls. check this out. and the kitchen and everywhere in between. it's a 30 year tradition has definitely grown over the years. look at the boxes of decorations that this myth pretty much is collected. they've been busy setting up a 115. christmas trees. these are just that reason 115 along with other holiday trinkets that they've collected each year and all the decorations are categorized in those storage bins that you saw inside their garage. and every
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year they add a tree or 2 or 3. >> they're on a minutes. >> some some some of the smaller and decorations that we have the teddy bears and we have the white house tree which are ornaments from the white house which helps the historical society. then we have a princess she that we have a disney tree that has all the ornaments that we've collected on our trips. >> the family says the decorating the house is something to look forward to all year long and probably takes all year long to get all this set up and then broken back down and this up a time for next year. i hope they let like neighbors come in to tour the house of all that effort, all those trees, all those decorations. it's like a winter wonderland. we'll take a quick break. here at 4.56 coming up in the next hour of the kron 00:00am morning news. >> prosecutors are getting ready to cross examine elizabeth holmes will have a recap of her latest testimony and what we'll expect on the stand today. plus, oakland's police chief plans to address homicide and support for his
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>> and thanks for joining us on a tuesday. i'm sorry a full. and i'm james fletcher and i ran into a little bit of fog on my way and i'm curious about you coming in from the north i have no idea. i did not know. i i i i'm pretty sure look, i'm looking at the goal to don't check. don't cheat. it was clear it was killer. talking about some spotty fog know didn't hit me i was in the bubble. it's just james's levels coming through. the only one i didn't see it either. so but there definitely are patches out there just to confirm what james is saying. it's just patches and only for some of us and mostly for those inland areas. a couple spots right along the bay are certainly in the midst of the fog as well, though the golden gate bridge is not one of those spots. absolutely. a clear start to the morning. now, chp has issued a fog advisory for the golden gate bridge. so do watch for maybe a couple of areas around the morning headlines that are looking at that. but the bridge itself is good. hayward mountain view san jose

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