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comfortable conditions bay bridge behind me looks good. golden gate bridge there on the screen looks great as well. we are seeing clear conditions across the golden gate and that's going make for an easy drive across the gate this morning. now we are seeing some dense pockets of fog, though, and where we are seeing that fog. it's not super widespread, but in those pockets it has resulted in some very low or disability. so be mindful of this as you drive to work this morning. got to be needing to slow down in a couple of pockets out there. as for current temperatures were in the 30's and 40's for most areas. a couple of 50's and alameda san francisco in 2 run. in the meantime, nevado and santa rosa are cold of some spots down in the upper 30's right now. as far as our bridges are concerned, it is definitely foggy at the bay bridge toll plaza, although that fog has lifted a little bit. that's contributing to some better visibility. you can see the gray sitting right above you 19 minutes from the maze to freeman street. that's pretty
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typical back up there as we do have the metering lights on san mateo bridge, 80 to one o one. that's a 14 minute drive and things have picked up westbound still pretty light at the golden gate. 20 minutes right there and then nice clear morning as you are making that drive southbound back to you. not only budgets a police department over 678 officers. but in fact, maintain. >> those middle staffing >> this is what oakland mayor libby shaft has to say making new promises about changes to combat the violent crime oakland has seen yet today we're going to be hearing from police chief leronne armstrong about the recent uptick in those violent crimes police staffing concerns opd loss to talk about. kron. 4 has been the victim of one of them that there have been many murders there and they're trying to stop what's going on sarah stinson is in the newsroom talking about what they're doing to try to stop this problem. >> yeah. bad timing right the oakland police department
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under staff. all the while fighting an increase of violent crime, almost a daily basis. pretty much on a daily basis. it's awful this morning. the oakland police chief will address staffing issues and recent homicides chief armstrong announced this press conference just hours after the city council and mayor libby schaff talked about what they plan to it. the mayor saying she was going to propose hiring more police officers in front of council this week. the city saw its 127th homicide this year on sunday right after additional tactical teams were put into place to support patrol officers responding to these violent crimes within the last week, 3 lives have been lost to violence. one of our own. there's also been 44 instances of gunfire and 35 robberies. officers have recovered nearly 1000, 100 guns within the last year. police did insist in addition to these tactical teams helping they did help
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reduce crime over the holiday weekend. but that's something we need to ask more about more about these tactical. teams in today's press conference. city leaders say the increased gun violence is a public health crisis. i talked with karl chan with the oakland chinatown chamber of commerce. he cars. he and the mayor both brought up issues with the current bail policies regarding gun possession. >> the traditional risk assessment that is being used a weight heavily drug offenses. other types of felonies but not gun possessions. we have taken an unprecedented number of guns off of the streets. but clearly that is not enough so many people committing crimes. consequences. >> time what we call catch and release, which is nothing to help. the bail system based on looking as well. >> a discussion around the criminal justice system will continue with the celtics city
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council. meanwhile, the mayor is proposing 2 rivers police budget cuts and hiring freezes that are currently scheduled to start in 8 months. more details to come on that this friday in the meantime, a major topic at today's press conference with chief armstrong at 11 will be staffing shortages and of course the increased violence that we've seen. so we're very hopeful to learn more from the chief about how they move forward in stopping this from continuing to rise that that the crime rate. so for now reporting live in the newsroom. we'll send it back to you. everybody wants it. and it's just a matter of how james. >> all right. well, happening right now, city leaders there in oakland are also coming together to honor kron 4 security guard kevin, the he was shot and killed while on assignment last wednesday. take a listen. >> he deserves to be calm. >> and to have been. working with a sense of protection in the city and not showing up for work. with any fear or
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trepidation losing his life no one have 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. >> a $32,500 reward is now being offered for information leading to an arrest. police of a car that they're looking for that they believe the gunman was driving a white 2004 to 2008 acura tl she has 4 doors a sunroof. it does not have a front license plate. however. police say the gunman shot the shooter while trying to steal our reporter's camera equipment. a fun, by the way, has been set up for kevin's family cash or check donation can be made to the kevin issue to trust that's been set up there at the metropolitan bank location. you do that in person or by mail to the address on your screen. that
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information is also on our website, kron 4 dot com. >> time now 7 '05, and there's a disturbing new trend in the east bay with young teenagers involved in crimes, even younger a 12 year-old and 2.13 year-olds were recently arrested for 2 separate carjackings. take a look at this map. the first happened friday night in san leandro, a pizza delivery driver was robbed and carjacked at gunpoint and police arrested a 13 year-old boy for that. then there was a carjacking that ended with a crash early sunday morning. a 13 year-old boy had a gun and is accused of taking a car in oakland leading police on a chase through antioch before the crash and it and oakley and police ended up arresting the 13 year-old and a 12 year-old one local organization believes that we have to do something to keep those young kids away from a life of crime. >> i continue to be heartbroken by by seeing this. it is it's not far removed
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from any of us. 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. >> hand, believe it or not, it even gets younger last month. police arrested in a llevan year-old along with other children for a crime spree that happened in berkeley. and of course, because these are all minors. police do not release any of their names. little kids. now to seniors and the seniors are being victimized and being warned not to walk alone with jewelry outside. there have been 2 robberies so far in san ramon and many more have happened. similarly around the bay area. so they want you to be careful. 2 seniors in separate incidents. broad daylight walking alone. one is a park in the other along cinnamon ridge road and in both of these cases, the seniors are
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walking they visit on and thieves drive up in a car chat with them. get out. take the jewelry and take off and nobody got hurt. but the seniors are being asked to just be cautious when you're walking outside. >> switching gears. now new this morning, mccrone variant of covid-19 continues to spread around the world. the netherlands, france, japan. they've all confirmed their first cases. and while no case of the on the kron strain has been detected here in california state health officials say that they are on alert. ashley zavala explains. >> california. health leaders say they closely monitoring the omicron variant, the new covid-19 variant first found in south africa is not yet on the list of 10 variants. actively being tracked in california with no cases detected here yet or in the united states overall. but state health officials say it's only a matter of time. california has a public private sector partnership to analyze genomic sequencing called covid net that officials say will help detect on the kron variant early in the state. meanwhile at airports across california
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state officials say they're preparing to increase covid-19 testing from legal residents returning from some african countries. health leaders say they're also doubling down on covid-19 vaccine and booster shot efforts. well, the omicron variant has yet to be found in any california cases. covid-19 numbers are slightly increasing following the holiday weekend with the now 3% positivity rate statewide. the state is averaging about 4,100 new covid cases per day. the latest data showing the other variant of concern, the delta variant accounts for 99% of cases sequenced state leaders have warned of a potential winter surge that coupled with the new variant of concern prompting governor newsom's tweet while on vacation saying in part, we will continue to be guided by data and science right now. the best way we know to protect yourself is to get vaccinated and get your booster go today. don't wait. meanwhile, the california apartment public health says it's in communication with federal health officials to continue gathering information on the new variant in sacramento. ashley zavala kron 4 news.
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>> well, pfizer is expected to seek authorization for a covid vaccine booster for teenagers 1617 years old, right now. the booster shots only authorized for adults, 18 and older, older adults can get an extra dough. 6 months after their second shot of pfizer or moderna's vaccine or at least 2 months after their single dose, johnson and johnson vaccine. the fda could approve the request from pfizer as early as next week. so we'll keep you updated on their decision. >> 7.10 right now. and still ahead on the kron 4 morning news and east bay business targeted by fees and the owner is thanking they don't know if they can afford it anymore. they might have to close up shop. this was not the first time they've been hit. and after the break, what is the president doing to try to keep stuff on the shelves. so when you go to holiday gifts. that will be there. we'll have more on his issue addressing the supply chain issues and then you've got to see as a wrong way driver crashes into a chp patrol car on the close to the bay bridge will have more on
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that, john. and we've got clear skies out there later on today. we do have a foggy start that we're currently in the midst of bell. >> back to the 60's 70's for highs. another sunny and dry one ever and i've got your forecast ahead.
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foe. and yes, you know, i did my thanksgiving travel and you do. it was very smooth. i would highly recommend you mask up and everybody was behaving. it was it was ok. so how smooth the goes when everybody's kind of. >> follows the rules will just get is for us out of the things we're a little bit late now for me. but for my son. so it was fine. although i doubt looking okay. >> also looking nice outside right now looking at the picture, john scott prepared for you to look at. i see that thin layer of that fog or haze or what you think both okay. you're right on both of those cs hayes out there certainly across the whole lot of the bay area. and we have seen some fog to which if you look really close, you can see that thin line of it sitting right in the middle of the bay. that's right there. the haze right over it as well. >> that's because we have a cap because of that high pressure ridge. all the pollutants that you put up, naturally as you drive to work during the day. that just stays with us in the bay area. so another day with moderate air quality in much like yesterday. you're going to notice that haze into the afternoon. fog will burn off and that will set us up for
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some increased sunshine in some of our great pockets right along the bay and further inland as well as for rain or snow that still continues to be sent well to the north. this high-pressure ridges push the jet stream on up into western canada. this means that aside from the haze we're in for another crystal clear day today and looking at dry conditions through the last day of november on into the start of december tomorrow and likely to stay that way through the upcoming weekend. well into next week to you don't see a whole lot of changes here in future cast a few clouds from time to time. but really staying nice and dry through this forecast might as well enjoy it while we do have this dry and comfortable weather today is actually going to be even a bit warmer than yesterday was. you'll notice a few more 70's on the map and what we had for your monday redwood city among spots at 71 degrees campbell, you're the warm spot again today at 74 degrees in the east bay. lot of 70's as well. whether you're inland or right along the bayshore oakland in
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richmond as well as concord indoor go all holding on to the upper 60's and that's the same for the north bay. at least most areas further north of the day looking at those upper 60's for your highs tomorrow and thursday. first 2 days of the new month looking nice and a lot like today is about to be. we'll be in the upper 60's through the upcoming weekend under a whole lot of sunshine as for the bay bridge this morning. you had some fog earlier on that fog has lifted a bit, but it's still kind of gray out there at the toll plaza. you have an 18 minute commute from the maze to fremont street. a bit of a back up there as you do get to the toll plaza this morning. pretty busy on the san mateo bridge, but things are moving only 14 minutes. so that's been a smooth commute so far and a beautiful one so far at the golden gate bridge. not just because skies are clear but also because there's just not a whole lot of traffic out there right now. one of our biggest slowdowns in the bay right now is that highway 4 westbound commute which can be a slow one. it's going to take you 43 minutes from antioch to concord. we had a few incidents right
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along 80 as well. and that is actually slowed 80 westbound through ville a to a crawl, if not stopping you from time to time. right before you get there towards the carquinez bridge. one. oh, not a whole lot of slowdowns, but a few spots that you will at least not be traveling at the limit from san jose to 85 in menlo park. that's a 34 minute commute th s morning. and as you try to get yourselves to the bay bridge on westbound 80 from crockett to the maze. a pretty natural slowdown taking you down to 28 minutes just to make that crossing right there. back to you. if you're still asking where's my stuff. the president says he's on it. >> now despite the supply chain backlog that we've seen in this country. the president somehow, you know, either
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speeding up the transportation issue with truckers by allowing them to work longer or also temporary loosing regulations and letting younger drivers become truck drivers. >> the only thing that the government, ken, do. >> she increased flexibility, especially the short term companies have their own interest in making pension work because otherwise they got nothing to set. >> now the big concern with the they don't want to come for my safety. so there's that issue. and then there's a problem with this shipping set the port of oakland. they've actually seen a 20% decline in their total cargo volume for the month of october compared to last year because it turns out delays in southern california were so bad that some of the carriers decided to divert their ships directly asia by passing oakland in the process. and don't forget, even though it's bad socal to run a 24 7 down there. there's trying to get all this stuff
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off the ships and into the stores. the president's going to talk more about supply chain issues tomorrow in a speech will carry that. >> well, also for your money this morning, amazon is poised to pass ups and fedex to become the largest u.s. delivery service and scammers are sending fake store surveys and in person, a well-known american companies jane king live at the nasdaq with what we need to be on the lookout for jane. yes, james, of course i've got a few of these as well. i know they're out there during the holidays. and it's really were so the better business for warning about this. >> latest scam of the scammers send a text message or i've seen e-mail as well where they say they're from a well known company. amazon fedex are among those they offer a free product or a gift card. if you feel the survey, the trouble is when you click on the link for the survey. then they installed the malware onto your device. well, amazon about to become the largest u.s. package delivery service by early next year. overtaking ups and fedex dave clark, the
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ceo of amazon's worldwide. consumer business told cnbc that amazon has been beefing up its logistics network and its fulfillment centers ever since the 2000, 13 holiday fiasco left packages stranded in the hands of outside carriers and pending home sales rebounded in october, motivated by rising rents an anticipated increase in mortgage rates as the court of the national association of realtors said the pending home sales are the number of homes that are under contract to be sold and the u.s. energy envoy says president biden stands ready to release more oil reserves from the strategic petroleum reserve to try to cool down the oil markets opec and non-opec producers have repeatedly ignored us pressure to pump more oil to try to get the prices down. of course, the latest variant is doing that job for that. we've got oil back down again this morning live from the nasdaq market site. i'm jane king back to james. all right. thank you very much, jane. >> 7.20 right now and take a look at this. we have new details about this crash that injured a chp officer near the bay bridge you can kind of see what happened there with the
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tow truck. a man stole that tow truck from his nephew drove it in the wrong direction on a t and then, you know, police were responding and the driver ended up ramming a look at this into the police car. he was going the wrong way. they were trying to many with the other way. he ended up smashing into another car as well. now, luckily all of the drivers are fine and that man was taken into custody. 7.21 and today you're going to have a new place to park at the antioch bart station. in fact, 850 additional parking spaces that are opening up at that station and also they're going to be offering a uno waitlist for monthly parking an easier way to pay and additional station agents as well. coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news congress is facing looming deadlines. we're going tell you what they needed to be getting done before the clock runs out.
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the president's build back better. bill is dominating talk among democrats the main focus this week is funding the government before friday. >> the center will come to order. congress is back to work this week with a lot to do and not a lot of time to get it done. the end of the year. legislative mad dash is officially upon us. texas republican senator john cornyn says congress has 2 weeks to pass the national defense authorization act avoid a debt crisis by the 15th and fund the government before it runs out of money on friday. risks leaving millions of americans without a paycheck, right before the christmas holidays or punching on our funding responsibilities once again, cornyn and senate minority leader mitch mcconnell say democrats are instead prioritizing president biden's build back better bill colleagues across the aisle. determined spend the week ahead. >> ways to waste america's money. well, making america's
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problems. >> even worse. the nearly 2 trillion dollars spending bill needs the support of all 50 senate democrats to pass and right now west virginia democrat joe manchin says he's concerned the bill is too expensive meetings were held over the thanksgiving weekend. we will continue this week and next week is needed. still senate majority leader chuck schumer says he hopes to deliver the bill to the president's desk by the holiday. our goal continues to be to get this done before christmas. >> and the senate makes any changes to the spending bill. the house would have to vote on it again making that christmas deadline. senator schumer sent a little more difficult for now in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. back to you. >> in about an hour from now. former disgraced ceo of know she was a darling of silicon valley. elizabeth holmes she'll be back inside this federal courthouse in san
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i love saying yes to more merry for less at ross. >> 7.29 and wow. that is a pretty shot. and then nice. this sort of a reflection thing going on. >> of course, all of that is haze. it on the bad side today. but that's what makes
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for the fortunate. we have john keeping an eye on the fog and haze the temperatures, the sun all that today, john, there's even an upside to the haze. just as the upside to a nice sunshine has been getting out and enjoying it. the downside to it is obviously you just need the rainfall as even after are very wet october. we still need a whole lot more moisture ahead of us this winter your view outside of the golden gate bridge. nice and clear aside from that haze. we do have some fog patches this morning, especially right in the interior of the bay and then out into our inland valleys. you can see that showing up here with some lower visibility pockets that you do want to be aware of fog is having a greater impact than we've seen in a bit, actually radar shows dry skies. otherwise and current temperatures are mostly in the 40's and 50's novato. you're among our colder spots of 41 while santa rosa are lone spot on the map right now at 38 degrees. now looking outside at our bridges conditions out there are foggy in patches. you have seen improvements on the bay bridge toll plaza though, which actually started the morning a couple of hours
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ago with some fog having settled in that since lifted some sunshine making its way down. and of course, 21 minutes to get you from the maze to fremont street as we are seeing that back up there right before you get to the toll plaza, san mateo bridge a 80 to one o one has a 16 minute drive and very pretty at the golden gate bridge. one of our clears views right now and also one of our lighter commute across the bridges. 37 to the tolls is going to take you. 25 minutes during james, thanks a lot, don. 7.31 and let's go to the south bay where theranos founder elizabeth holmes is going to be cross examined by the prosecution. >> in her criminal fraud. chime accused of misleading investors and doctors and patients alike and basically convincing them that her blood testing device worked. it was revolutionary if it worked, but it didn't. instead she collected a lot of money and offered nothing back. kron four's will tran live outside the courthouse in santa clara county with the latest on this will. >> well, james and area for the past 4 days. her defense
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team, they asked her questions painting her out to be a victim button with prosecutors getting a chance in about an hour from now. they will pay her out to be the perpetrator taking money from investors. as you mentioned, patients when she, according to prosecutors knew that her product was not as advertised as she claimed that it was it was a blood test that you just your finger and with that, it could test a lot of ailments. really quickly was supposed to be a game changer. instead, according to prosecutors that it was basically worthless compared to what she claimed it was supposed to be. now look at this line right behind me. so court begins in about 8.30, and she is showing up every day. we expect to see her in about half an hour from now. this is not all reporters and photographers. in fact, most of these people here, james and area. >> they're from the public who had to get here as early as 4 o'clock in the morning because they wanted to be inside the trial. >> this is how spectacular
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this case is that is cop the local attention and national attention. elizabeth theranos elizabeth holmes of theranos at one point was the darling of silicon valley. a billionaire shiva were turtlenecks after her role model steve jobs. she convinced a lot of people, including rupert murdoch, henry kissinger, the former secretary of state to invest in her company. at one point making her a billionaire now for the past 4 days. her defense team, they painted her out to be the victim of her ex-boyfriend who helped her run theranos sunny balwani claiming that he imposed his will so much honor. she wasn't truly herself and did things that maybe she could not have done as far as legally that he imposed his will. according to prosecutors to say no, she knew full well what she was doing and that's why they charged her with wire fraud and conspiracy to commit wire fraud, meaning getting money from investors for her
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product. james if she is convicted she faces 20 years in prison. this case, 3 months old and look at the line right behind me. so it's still getting a lot of attention. guys, back to you. >> sure is. all right. thank you very much. well. >> another thing to get a lot of attention is these robberies. they keep happening all throughout the bay area. this time it was a business that was burglarized in oakland not for the first time renegade running on grand avenue and you can see the surveillance that shows the thieves going and just taking everything they want in sunday night off with a lot of shoes and because the onus is now. this is the 3rd time the store has been broken into. he doesn't know if you can stay open. >> 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. i don't know how many more incidents like this we can take to keep our doors open. this hit alone is going to cost them about $5,000.
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>> in the south bay and santa clara shoe store. also robbed twice in less than a week by a large group of burglars police into the store inside the santa clara town center on el camino real. they stole shoes and clothing. this was all last tuesday about one in the morning and then again sunday night at about 1130. they were hit once more. no suspects have been arrested just yet. and on the peninsula. we have police in daly city now looking for these 2 men who they say stole more than $3500 worth of merchandise from the macy's at the ceremony shopping center. this happened saturday on november 20th police say the suspects may have left 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. if you think you know, the car contact daly city police. >> san francisco police are investigating several cases because they had a violent weekend and the city. there were 3 shootings in less than
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4 hours and one of them was fatal. the shootings happened in the bayview neighborhood near the tenderloin. and in the mission district. >> and there are also 2 sideshows early sunday morning. one san francisco supervisor says crime is increasing an out of control around the city. >> definitely some of the violent activity involving guns has ticked up over the previous year. the organizers of this. i actually knew that there was a lot of attention and focus on the organized retail there's a lot of deployment in other parts of the city and they chose a very quiet commercial corridor. no arrests have been made in the shootings or the sideshows. >> has been an arrest made in the south and the day care center worker. he's in custody suspected of sexually abusing a child over several years. san jose police arrested 62 year-old julio carrasco diaz. they say that he assaulted a child between the year 2011,
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2019 while working at a license residential day care mcginness avenue and the police think that there could be more victims. they're asking anybody with information to come forward and call the san jose police. >> we'll take a break at 7.36. but still ahead on the kron 4 morning news controversy in the south bay after barriers were placed around a homeless camp. we'll tell you why some say they're actually doing more harm than good. plus klay thompson practicing with the g league warriors as he gets ready for his return to the nba will have an update on his progress coming up. >> and even though we do have some fog this morning. we will be looking at a lot of sunshine later on today and high temperatures in the 60's and 70's under that sunshine. not a bad what i'm talking your last day november forecast ahead.
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>> 7.40 in the south bay. san jose's ongoing effort to clear the city's largest homeless camp is making progress. but some homeless advocates are pushing back. the city's biggest campus now surrounded by concrete. kay rail barriers as a temporary solution designed to keep the unhoused from returning to their previous campsites. but many of the homeless living in the camp every located next door to near columbus park and advocates say that those barriers are doing more harm than good because they're trying to bring in food and other services. thanksgiving. we distribute it
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may be 500 meals and we had to get back up on spring street to get into the camp. we had to go down the trail with a truck and distribute the meals where if we have access from the roadway. it's just so much easier. >> they're trying to make their way around this and they have to because those barriers that went up before thanksgiving are supposed to stay there until june of next year. time now 7.41. we'll be right back. ♪ ♪ ♪
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but our here, we are just getting started. in a drought people. and in case you forgot the city of san jose. >> is going to remind you they are considering declaring a water shortage, which means they would limit you to be able to water landscaping to 2 days per week and that would remain in effect until the end of next october. so pretty much free year. to try to get us out of this pinch. more than a pinch, more than a pension. it's impacting more than just the south bay. let's jump to marin county where water officials there. >> took a survey of the reservoirs. and we are at currently 58% of capacity which is well below what we would typically be this time of year which is 66%. rain water says the outlook for rain. just about 0, at least in the short term. so they need everybody to continue to conserve and conserve more. if you haven't been doing your
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share so far. john can tell you that the chances of rain are like slim to none. and right now, which means no snow, which is unfortunate and i'm waiting. >> to hit the slopes today. pass. keep holding on so what is it going to be good. i hope soon. but there is no sign really the near future of anything that could break through. >> this high-pressure wall. that's just pushing any sort of rainfall or snow for that matter. well, out of the region all the way up into western canada. so what we're in the midst of is this, which hey, it's beautiful, but i think we'd all rather be talking about some rainfall. just knowing that we absolutely do need it so badly now. it is a beautiful bright morning. you can see the fog if you look really closely that sitting right there in portions of the bay. this fog is patchy dense, though. so as you drive into work, if you do encounter anticipates some lower visibility because of it. you see the rainfall to our north up in washington. the jet stream is being sent well up to our north as this
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ridge of high pressure proceeds to just sit right over the southwestern us keeping us dry and keeping us pretty hazy. you notice the haze yesterday. you're going to notice it again today. it's created the cap right across the bay. so a lot of the pollutants are just stuck with us and thus the moderate air quality that we're going to see yet again for your tuesday. futurecast shows the clear skies that we do have. guess what, we've got more of that tomorrow into the start of december december. first on wednesday. and we will look at clear skies taking us through thursday friday on into the upcoming weekend, too. today's daytime highs a little warmer than yesterday's were back up into the 60's for san francisco. 70 right at the coastline and half moon bay and also looking at some 70's more than yesterday. right along the bayshore saying carlos woodside at 72 degrees each. our warm spot for a second day in a row that you campbell at 74 degrees and the east bay. the low 70's for your daytime highs. hayward 72 degrees, oakland and richmond in the upper 60's. well, the
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north bay looking at 60's to low 70's for your highs. santa rosa and petaluma credit 70 degrees each tomorrow's highs as well as thursday's will remain very steady in the low 70's before a modest cool down this weekend. nothing dramatic just enough to take us back down into the 60's for more of the bay area and certainly no chances of rainfall just yet. without the rain. well, your commutes have been pretty easy for the most part, we have seen some fog this morning and you even saw some of the bay bridge toll plaza earlier that has since lifted its bright out there. it's just a really slow go. now. it's full force back to work after thanksgiving and you can tell right there at the toll plaza from the maze to fremont street is going to get 22 minutes. a lot of traffic heading across the san mateo bridge as well from a 80 to one o one that's an 18 minute commute and a pretty easy one across the golden gate bridge, not just because it's so sunny and beautiful, but also because there's just not a whole lot of traffic. now, what we do have on highway 4 westbound is a slowdown that is just persistent. and that's
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not because of any incident. that's just your highway 4 westbound traffic. this time of morning when you have a full force commute antioch to concord. that's going to take you. 42 minutes and also ample slowdowns all across the east bay. whether you're traveling 80 6.80, to 38 the connector between 5.80, as you head over to a t or right across from dublin on over towards ashland in san lorenzo all these areas are really slow as you do, take the connector from 5.80, over 2 to 38 do expect that pretty significant slowdown. in fact, traffic is stopped right there just because there are so many people back on the roads this morning. one. oh, one northbound from san jose to menlo park also very slow. 52 minutes right there. and 85 is not going to offer you much of a better option that one is also slow down heading northbound. so i'd advise may be getting off and heading up 82 instead and also looking a
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slow commute heading from crockett to the maze. that's westbound 80 right there before you even get to the toll plaza that's already going to take you 37 minutes. james. all right. thank you very much, john. 7.48, is the time and we have to keep players. >> they're not going to play with the forty-niners as they face the seattle seahawks. this coming weekend. they got some injuries and klay thompson, as you know, is recovering still from his injuries and. >> he is on the court with the warriors. but not in games yet kron 4 sports director jason dumas says the peak. >> 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 and 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. 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
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a spot right now that we overcome came in esterday made a huge play. i use 7 up each week doing better. each coming along. but to give all travelers been more opportunities anyways have beat out there and it will get a healthier better each weekend. i'm going do well 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 as him. it's like riding a bike taken the to the hole icu. but hey, 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
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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 it 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 is not law. you have something to smile take those smiles. >> when you can get >> all righty. that is your look at sports. >> it was good to see clay. it was all meet with the worriers there on the road tonight
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they really didn't know. yeah. right. trees out there to the white house officially unveiling their decorations this year. their theme is gifts from the heart and all this was selected by first lady jill biden. >> i like the bose is not like the bose. i might use bows what else they have with that. makes no, no. >> she says she was inspired by the simple acts of kindness that kids express. and so she thought that was kind of magical during the pandemic. so she wanted to kind of run with that theme. i just the white house is like the prettiest thing ever when it's christmas. time to get everything all decorated yeah. every administration seems to do a great job and i kareem and you can't go through and tour anymore. since covid, by the way, a number of brought up that novato house. the christmas house that you cannot go inside either. >> because of covid. but inside is fantastic outside is just as good. it's on devin shy or drive, ok. i'm in nevado it's the wrong barrows. you know, there's been $4,000 on the pga nice bill. a bill
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in december. how much? 4,000 $1. so it's really it's just cool. and they really love people driving by and as usual, a parade of cars. >> you can do that in covid and just look at cool christmas to do. that's amazing. all right. we're going to take a quick break here. coming up in the next hour. >> there are some concerns obviously over the new over kron, a variant of covid-19. we're going hear from local doctors about. >> what they know about it so far this morning. >> and oakland's police chief is trying to do something about all of the murders that have happened. and while also supporting his officers. we'll tell you what they're doing about that. and a live report. and then also what's congress doing about the looming deadline and all the work they have to do for time runs out.
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>> we're going continue to remain dry as we wrap up november today and kick off december tomorrow. in addition to the haze. we've had some spots of fog. you're not seeing that at the golden gate bridge. it's one of our clear spots right now where we are seeing some lower visibility is right along the bay shore in many areas. sfo has had some poor visibility at times as has the bay bridge toll plaza at moments to leave fog having formed out of the central valley has also impacted your visibility and then right along one. oh, one in the north bay. you've also had some lower visibility pockets now skies will remain dry for yet another day with a high pressure ridge. that is certainly no surprise that this point 40's and 50's for current temperatures. aside from santa rosa, our cool spot on this map. sitting currently at 38 degrees. now traffic this morning has been really slow. it is back to work. all across the bay area. and you can tell with your look at the roads all across the region. the bay bridge. it's a slow one. as you get from the maze to fremont street. that'

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