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covid and the rapidly spreading omicron variant. what you need to know about mandates and testings as , s- health officials try to stop the spread. thanks for joining us on kron 4 news at 10. i'm ken wayne and i'm pam moore. when the first case of the omicron variant was confirmed in san francisco health officials said it was only a matter of time before cases started popping up in other states and that time has come for more states. colorado, minnesota new york and hawaii announcing today. their first confirmed cases of the variant. >> meantime, california is confirming its second case of omicron. this is a white house unveils its plan to try to get the country through what could be a tough winter. our grant lotus joins us now live in the studio with the latest grant to ken and pam, unfortunately that map figures to fill up. you have 9 cases. now, the omicron variant that have been identified across 5 us states. the second case in california is a los angeles resident
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health officials say that person recently return to la county that was on november 22nd after traveling to south africa by way of london. they also say the infected person is fully vaccinated and is experiencing mild symptoms cases have also been confirmed in colorado, hawaii, minnesota and new york state. and we can again expect the list to grow significantly in the days and weeks ahead. but still officials are saying no need to panic. certainly not at this point. we still don't know how contagious the new variant is or if it makes people sicker today president biden unveiled his strategy to try to beat the virus through the winter months. that includes requiring all international travelers to test negative for the virus within one day of their departure. the president has also extended a federal mask mandate on all forms of domestic public transit. that
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is through march who was set to expire in january. the u.s. well, also be sending an additional 200 million covid vaccine doses to countries around the world over the next 100 days 200 million doses trying to vaccinate the world finally. trying to make covid tests more readily available in the president said today he wants private insurers to pay for at-home rapid tests. >> we're going to fight this variance with science and speed not chaos and confusion. just like we beat back covid-19 in the spring and more powerful variant don't over in the summer and fall as a result, we enter this winter from a position of strength compared to where america was last winter. >> one thing the president's plan does not include at this point any type of shutdown or additional travel ban. the president says he is focused more on trying to unite the public in the pandemic response as covid has become
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what he calls a very divisive issue. no doubt about that. in the meantime, leaders at the local, state and federal levels are encouraging. everybody, not just to get vaccinated but to also get the booster shot. if you are eligible tests are being done as we speak, to see exactly how the vaccine stands up to omicron. but most health experts believe it will provide at least some degree of protection. well, no, those final results within the next couple of weeks. pam and ken, back to you. all right. grant, thank you for that. and speaking of the boosters, those shots are being offered at pharmacies and health care providers all over the bay area. but. >> finding an open appointment can be challenging many locations are listing any available doses until early next year. experts say getting the booster later than you'd prefer is still better than not getting the extra dose at all. adding that if you're already fully vaccinated, you are protected from the virus. >> rather than having fomo about people getting and running for really even those
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2 doses, you're really, really well and kind beast. i care the most about which is making you get really sick enough to go to the hospital and potentially die. >> officials say as of now, people who have tested positive for the omicron and were fully vaccinated but did not get the booster have had only mild symptoms. google employees will not be required to return to the office on january 10th after all the company reportedly sent a memo to its workers today saying they'll wait until after the new year to determine when be safe to work in person again, google had originally set a mandatory return to the office of at at least 3 days a week for october. but delayed that because of the delta variant. >> and unvaccinated pregnant woman who was hospitalized with covid-19 had to have her baby delivered early after becoming severely ill the mother and baby did make a full recovery, but she says there were several lessons
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learned kron four's. gayle ong joins us live in the studio tonight with her story. gayle. >> pam and doctors and the cdc have been recommending the covid vaccine for pregnant women. and that mother is now urging other mothers to be to get the shot if they have not done so already. >> baby naomi hile was brought into the world via c section after mom sarah was severely ill with covid-19. i was trying to talk. >> i couldn't breathe. i remember looking at the doctor and. i said please help me situation like mine can be prevented by getting vaccinated. >> the vaccine at the time of her pregnancy had just started rolling out due to limited data. sarah decided not to get the shot while pregnant after 2 previous miscarriage is fair and her husband matthew both came down with covid matthew who is fully vaccinated had a breakthrough case with mild symptoms. the house since that are held are sharing this story to encourage other pregnant women to get the shot. there will be a lot of
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emotional healing. >> but we'll have to take place and makes me something that i know kind of a. stuck with that with the nurses make you that. i said that i will never take another deep breath for granted ever. >> sarah met naomi 10 days after her birth. she was born 7 weeks early. weighing only 4 pounds and rushed to the nic u where she stayed for more than 5 weeks. the cdc and doctors say the covid-19 vaccine is the safest route for pregnant women, women who are lactating or breastfeeding and also for women who are thinking about getting pregnant in the almost year now that we've had this vaccine. >> we've given several billion doses of this around the world. so this is not an untested drop even if you've had a mild covid-19 section before you were pregnant. >> during the pregnancy. you can still get the and it's strongly recommended a natural immunity. you producing your own antibodies to covid-19 can
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be bolstered improved and create a safer environment for your pregnancy. >> and doctors are encouraging private women who are fully vaccinated to get a booster live in the studio. gayle ong kron 4 news scale. thank you for that report in our coronavirus coverage continues online if. >> you can use this seat qr code on your screen. it will take you to our website. kron 4 dot com. and there you can find the latest information, including when the omicron variant has been detected in the united states. the latest travel restrictions vaccine availability and more. >> now to an explosion of violent crime in oakland forcing the city to look at ways to hire more police officers today the city council president proposed a cash incentive to try to entice experienced officers from other departments to join opd for santorum live for us in our newsroom tonight to explain how this would all work out well. can council president pro tem sheng tao
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who is also running for the mayor of oakland says that a $50,000 incentive should be offered to fill the department's vacancies. the city has dealt dramatic increase in violent crimes this year. intel believes this plan will help speed up the hiring. >> the oakland police department has 60 open positions. the vacancies remain as the city continues to struggle with the surge of gun violence and robberies. city council president pro tem sheng tao says the unfilled positions are an unacceptable failure. we are in a public i'm seeing right now. >> it feels like every day. >> we experience a new senseless tragedy. and at the same time are shrinking police force as it have the resources to adequately serve. our community. tao is proposing a $50,000 cash incentive to fill the vacancies. she's also hoping the city will partner with the outside hiring agency to attract police officers from all over to oakland these
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officers. what we call lateral officers. >> i'm not traditional counties. officers are already experience and ready to hit the streets as active patrol officer. >> for those officers to take the offer, they would have to stay with opd for at least 5 years. otherwise pay back the prorated amount of the $50,000 bonus. as for officers to leave before 18 months. they would have to pay back the entire bonus house proposal aims to cut down on 911, response times increased police presence in improve the cease-fire program. the idea is getting the seal of approval from pastor billy dixon junior who works with the program police officers will save just to keep things affect them, it will be at added bonus to the city of oakland immediately. >> put people in position to patrol our streets. >> well, in september tell proposed adding 2 more police academies to curb the loss of oakland police officers. well,
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this new proposal will be brought before the city council next week. reporting live in the newsroom. dan thorn kron 4 news. we'll see how that plays out. and thank you oakland's department of violence prevention is a separate effort by the city to try to address to record levels of violent crime from a public health perspective by using what is called community led intervention strategies. well, today the department's chief defended this method of tackling the violence insisting it will produce results. >> nobody strategy is being impacted have to be really up front the other day. one of my staff members told the rest of the team do want traffic light even that lead to a shooting. >> oakland. police say they've reported an increase in several crimes including homicides, armed robberies and carjackings officials also noting that they have seen a record number of women this year who were victims of shootings. meantime, one east bay woman is sharing her story as a victim of a smash-and-grab in oakland
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happened last month. but she says when she tried to file a police report and share this video with officers. her efforts went nowhere. kron four's taylor bisacky joins us now here in the studio to explain what happened. tale. >> as you both know, i've done a lot of these stories, whether it's in san francisco or oakland. and i'll tell you what, the victim clifford is. feeling is common among many of the people that i speak with. >> in fact, some flat out told me that they no longer bother to file reports anymore or a lack of updates results. >> cell phone video captured yet another smash-and-grab at lake merritt in oakland. >> the victim clifford says when she returned to her car, she found shattered glass and a note left by a witness alerted her that they were able to grab this video of the suspects. it happened last month. but clifford says she's now sharing her story after she had an issue when filing a police report with opd in trying to share this video. i filed a report on the link
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that they gave me to go. there is >> links to upload pictures or any videos. >> so you basically tell your story and you submit it. so i waited to get at least something from them either via email phone call to seek to follow up. nothing. clifford expressed her frustrations with the handling of the case. it's kind of scary to see. they don't even especially when you have a video clip. >> and that they have some kind of evidence to go after that. >> you know, maybe they will find another crime that happened by these people. when they just brush that under the carpet and not caring. this is not going to give me any sense of security honestly to go in that area. i think more. i'm not going to oakland for any reason by myself anymore. he worries that the same suspects will now sontinue breaking into cars or worse. >> after getting away with it. some failing here because if they let this people to just
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get off with break hands and not paying attention to them and not be punished. >> then this is a green light for criminal site. this starts from a car break in and to house break in to a murder. 2 biggest just last week, eric davis was shot and killed while trying to stop people from breaking into cars at lake merritt. >> police released this photo of the car that they believe was involved in davis is killing. >> a $10,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in that case at the same time oakland police have been sounding the alarm on multiple occasions saying they're underfunded and understaffed. >> we reached out to oakland police thursday night about this case but have not heard back yet. it's still unclear if staffing problems may lead to a backup on nonviolent property crimes like this one. back to you. taylor. thank you. tonight at 10 there is new video tonight of another smash-and-grab in san francisco's chinatown
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neighborhood. this footage was sent to us by one of our viewers, a person. >> can be seen using a light up here into the blue car before smashing the windows and stealing several items inside the suspect, then flees the scene in a waiting getaway car. this happened near grant and washington streets is not clear what was stolen. san francisco police have not commented on this theft. there is still a heavy police presence made time in san francisco's union square. the rise in retail crimes has prompted some stores to require shoppers to make a reservation to come in. others are only letting in a certain number of customers at a time. city leaders of the police department of tried to assure the public that shopping in union square is safe. some businesses have invested in their own security, but they say it is at a high cost. >> during this unprecedented time to beef up our security and provide a safe place for our customers and our employees. it's a cost that is not sustainable. long term for our business or for any business.
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>> the vice president of operations at gamesa says the city needs to do more to protect businesses from going bankrupt. this time of year, adding that he also hopes the criminals will be held accountable for the sense of fear. they are instilling in people in the city, san francisco police did say they arrested 5 suspects on black friday as part of an operation to prevent these kinds of car break-ins in armed robberies. police have released the names of the suspects except for one who's only 15 years old. >> the skaters say they may be connected to a half dozen car burglaries in the city. police say 2 of the suspects for casing vehicles in the area of fulton in lyon streets around 5 o'clock in the evening when they are arrested. the other 3 suspects were arrested about 2 hours later after they were seen breaking into cars in a parking lot near bay in kearny streets. police also confiscated 2 ghost guns during the arrests. all 5 suspects. now face a number of felony charges. of course, smash-and-grabs are not just a problem here in the bay area
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today, los angeles police announced that they've arrested 14 people connected to nearly a dozen violent robberies there since november. the 18th. >> our officers with the resources they need are out there to get the bad guys. to prevent smash-and-grab robberies from happening in the first place. >> los angeles mayor eric garcetti has extended police patrols and has officers working overtime in an effort to make the public feel safe during the busy shopping season. all right. we're going to shift gears and talk about our weather forecast looking outside along the embarcadero in san francisco at the exploratorium. >> and that is the e. >> but ball but ball that we're looking at in the center of big bright brown things. the bucky chief meteorologist lawrence karnow here with the forecast and we're looking for some rain. yeah. trying to get some rain going in the bay area. of course, today they saw a change in the weather pattern. you noticed probably that fog moving in along the coastline temperatures cool off toward the beaches. cooled everywhere around the bay area
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didn't have those record breaking temperatures liee we had last couple of days and looks like now we're watching the whole pattern begin to shift gears and hopefully headed back toward some rain awesome to watch out for tomorrow. morning. we have got subside. but you get in and around the bay, get places like lucky drive some of the places that, you know, get inundated and some higher tides. watch out for that. we're going to see a big time tomorrow and also that will continue again on saturday. all right. out there right now. we do have some low clouds and some fog and up above to see some mid to high level clouds streaming up as well. but that on shore wind finally kicking him. and that was just enough to bring the fog back to the bay area, help to cool down the temperatures. and there we sit tonight that fog kind of filling inside the bay right now. numbers are in the 40's and the 50's as we
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head toward tomorrow. we'll see more of that fog and low cloud cover kind of fill into the bay tomorrow morning. no, not any rain. just shepard and notice that changed the temperature around the bay area by tomorrow afternoon. these numbers a good 10 degrees. plus cooler around a good part of the bay area. so the highs. yeah, they're rounding out maybe in the 60's across most the bay area only 50's along the coastline. but it's starting to look a little more impressive than long-range forecast. getting back to a chance of rain on the way. all right. thank you, lawrence. but now we want to take a live look at capitol hill tonight. that's where with just hours to spare congress averted. a government shutdown for the second time in 2 months. >> both the house and the senate pass stopgap spending bills to fund the government until february 18th this move ended a tense period where the republicans are threatening to force a shutdown over their opposition to vaccine and testing mandates democrats have called those threats irresponsible and dangerous. some say they also want these temporary measures to come to an end. >> that's no way win the but
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for 10 years. that's the way it happened. if we're going to change that, we ought to do it soon. it's been a long time since we went through the regular order things. we usually wait to the end, put all of our work in one bill called the bus and take it or leave it basis. >> the stopgap bill now goes to the president's desk for his signature. the biden administration is reluctant lee agreed to resume the remain in mexico policy for migrants at the southern border. the trump era rules require migrants to stay in mexico as they await immigration hearings, president biden into the policy when he took office. but lawsuits by texas and missouri forced it back into effect as long as mexico agreed, which it did today. the white house ended the policy per a court order calling it, quote, deeply flawed. >> still ahead tonight on kron, 4 news at 10, a bay area woman giving back to her community this year where and how you can get a free christmas tree. >> plus disturbing developments in the mass shooting at a michigan high
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at this. a speeding suv caught on camera flying through a pennsylvania intersection going airborne. >> crashing into a fountain. police say the suv had been involved in a hit and run and the driver was trying to get away when he lost control and crashed into the memorial square fountain. the fact that was damaged, as you can imagine, police say the driver who may have been under the influence. only suffered minor injuries in sacramento state lawmakers are making a big move in preparation for a billion dollar renovation of the capitol building. the so-called annex building has housed executive and legislative offices for 7 decades. lawmakers say the project is needed because the building has has the best us and a lack of security measures such as not enough, texas nor not enough sprinkler systems. some critics have filed lawsuits, though, to stop the renovation. they say the project will eliminate a lot of history from the land. in the meantime, lawmakers are still making their move into a
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temporary space in a brand-new legislative building about a block away. >> the christmas tree. the state capitol is officially lit with more than 14,000 lights. the 65 foot tall white fir features 500 hand-crafted ornaments made by children and adults with disabilities from around california governor newsom and first partner jennifer siebel newsom hosted the ceremony tonight with the help of 6 year old. how dia as matt of dublin who has autism the governor talked about why the lighting was so important this holiday season that spirit. >> that reconciles all of our interesting differences. but allows us. i hope. in the spirit. of unity. allows us the opportunity unite around the things that bind us together. >> last year's tree lighting was held virtually due to the pandemic. >> during the pandemic a north bay family formed a nonprofit to kendall the holiday spirit.
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and this year they continue to give away a free christmas tree for those who can't afford one can force ella sogomonian talk with the founder tonight. >> and as more ella was a certainly a geel-good story and thankfully we need on out there. >> and whether you celebrate christmas or not. you know, it really, really does lift the spirits and brighten up a room for families who do take part in the tradition, but they can cost a pretty penny upwards of a $100 depending on where you live. then you add on the ornaments and that can really cost you. so last year, parents just seen tory crawler up in sonoma county decided to start their own tradition by gifting. these trees. what started as less than a dozen trees that were given away. it's now up to a 1000 trees this year with the help of volunteers, the nonprofit operation christmas tree. it's fully decorating bees trees, making them available for delivery within the county lines or people can pick one up somebody as far as sacramento has driven up there to get their tree and along with a full time job. the crowder's their kid and the community are all working on
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weekends this month to make it all happen that the founder says it's worth their time and effort. >> people are home more than ever. >> we just felt like, you know, we were so happy when you put up our tree and we want everybody else to feel that way and we didn't want anyone to go without just because they couldn't afford it. so yeah, we're just you know, we love christmas and we want. i know. and and we want to, you know, really share what christmas is all about. and that is about giving. >> to apply for a tree. we've posted that information up on kron 4 dot com. a pickup location will then be sent to the applicant directly. and if you want to donate, you can do so on the website too. there are also in need of delivery drivers pam and ken, of course, like many nonprofits volunteers are always needed the done and you're right. it doesn't matter what you celebrate the tree does just kind of bright news all right. thank you, ella. >> coming up next at 10 scientists say the world's first living robot. he's
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taking it a step further is now creating life of its own. how they're doing it and what scientists say could happen next. plus treating california's heat waves like the nation treats hurricanes, the plan to give them official names and why. and remembering the victims of the ghost ship warehouse fire in oakland. 5 years later, we look back on the night of tragedy. why the families of the victims are still seeking justice.
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this way to health insurance. marks 5 years since a tragedy. no one in the bay area will forget on this day in 2016, a wall of flames. >> tore through the ghost ship warehouse in oakland claiming the lives of 36 people. the flames erupted during an illegally held music events. many of the people attending that dance party with trapped. they died inside the inferno. >> kron four's terisa susko reports now on the victims and the years long pursuit of justice in this case at an oakland warehouse 5 years ago. 36 people lost their lives in the early morning hours trapped. >> as flames grew in intensity. they were musicians, artists and friends of the band playing that night expert testimony pointed to faulty wiring downstairs winding around the warehouse converted into a makeshift housing spaces. the man who rented the warehouse then sublet it illegally to dozens derick almena charged with murder. another who helped run
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the leases. max harris also charged. but after a long emotionally charged trial. the jury acquitted harris and couldn't agree on. a man has culpability also putting the blame on the city of oakland. the fire department pg e and the warehouse's owner for negligence attorney mary alexander represented more than a dozen of the victims families following that horrific fire it felt like the criminal system really did fail them and failed their loved ones. >> that there was no justice. then another blow. >> alexander says the decision to offer all men a plea where he would not serve any prison time for the 36 tests and oh, by the way. >> he had been out of jail because of covid. they let him out of jail and he was at home. well, with with his children and loved ones and then when the deal went just was going to continue to be at home. no jail time. alexander says that she was later able to get a civil lawsuit. one
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for families. it was something that gave them a sense of justice. >> a sense of accountability that they were not saving and the symbols and the criminal system but they did give it and the civil case almena's sentence has him serving it at home and then he will have probation for 3 years. theresa kron 4 news. >> troubling new details revealed tonight about the 15 year-old boy charged with killing 4 students and injuring 7 others during that attack at a michigan high school. prosecutors say ethan crumbly is behavior before the shooting caught the attention of his teacher. they also say he recorded a disturbing video the night before the attack detailing how he wanted to murder students. just one piece of what prosecutors are calling a quote, mountain of digital evidence school. it may just administrators also had meetings with the boy and his parents hours before the deadly shooting. the schools did have.
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>> contact with the student the day before and the day the shooting. for behavior in the classroom that they felt was concerning. in fact, the parents were brought in the morning of the shooting. had a face to face meeting with the school. >> prosecutors say crumley will be tried as an adult. he faces more than a dozen charges including 4 counts of first-degree murder and terrorism. >> in a high-profile case in southern california. beverly hills. police have arrested a man in connection with the fatal shooting of jacqueline of on a philanthropist and wife of legendary music executive clarence avant. she was shot and killed inside her home early wednesday morning. authorities say this man 29 year-old ariel main or was taken into custody about the same time following a burglary in a separate home. police recovered a firearm. they believe was used in the shooting. they also say the
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suspect shot himself in the foot with the gun and he will be treated before he is booked into the jail. there's still no word on a possible motive for that shooting in new york city. a man wielding a shotgun surrendered to police after engaging officers in a nearly 3 hour standoff. >> outside the headquarters of the united nations. authorities say the florida man approached the building around 11 o'clock this morning pointed a shotgun at his chin before finally surrendering. the suspect lifted his coat and shirt to show that it was not holding explosives and then police arrested him. authorities say he has no prior history with law enforcement. >> new tonight at 10 san mateo. police say they have arrested a man suspected of sexually assaulting a blind woman. the incident happened in cupertino. you may remember the surveillance footage we showed you a while back of the suspect. police say back in may. the suspect followed the victim before assaulting her in an outdoor parking lot near stevens creek boulevard, an investigation led authorities to this man, 29 year-old bernard may ortiz of san
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mateo. he was arrested today and booked into the county jail on charges of battery and false imprisonment. there is new video tonight of a group of thieves breaking into that cannabis dispensary in vallejo. this happened last monday at us the moment cooperated. it's on springs road. >> employees tell us that the suspect never made it past the lobby and did not get away with any of the products. but their attempts to break open the secured doors still cost the business thousands of dollars in repairs. >> it takes so much time in a day to be compliant to make sure everything we have compliant up 2. the california state regulations, a state regulations, a city regulations are just really trying to do our best. and for someone to come and no attempt to all the hard work. it really hurts. >> the dispensary is sharing this photograph of one of the cars believed to be involved in the break. in a $25,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the
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suspects. >> the san francisco board of supervisors has voted to suspend the city's cannabis business tax through december of 2022 it would have imposed a one to 5% citywide tax on gross receipts from all cannabis businesses supervisor rafael mandelman says suspending the tax. we'll support legal retailers and weaken the black market. >> to the weather and a grim sign of our new normal california could soon launch the nation's first heat wave ranking system. this would be similar to the way the nation ranks hurricanes with fort at that forecast noting the number of potential heat related casualties instead of just giving expected high temperatures california's insurance commissioner and lawmakers in los angeles are expected to formally introduce legislation next year. officials say the move could help communities better prepare for high temperatures and reduce the number of heat related deaths. they hope to test the system in a few major cities next summer. well
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talking about the weather step outside. see how things look ok, we'll stay in the studio. >> it's dry in here just like it is out saying goodness it curious what you think about that. yeah, you know, i'm i'm not too sure i want to see what they come out with. but i think that you got to be careful. we already named hurricanes right. >> you start naming everything. what else you're going to start to name and then those names start to me nothing after a while. so i think we have to do that very, very carefully. but hey outside tonight, we do have some clouds that have moved in in the sign that we've got some changes that are currently under way. and i think there's some good changes that could lead to some rain returning to the bay area out there looking toward sfo. we've got some cloudy skies. the slipped inside the bay high pressure still in control. all that energy from any storms stay well to the north of for quite some time. almost all of november just couple weeks systems kind of slipping on through the same time, though, now that on shore breeze is kicked in the senate. that offshore wind that we've had last couple of days. the bronx, the record breaking temperatures. so that is a big change. that's bringing that fog back on shore and ushering in some
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much cooler temperatures all around. all right. now you're looking at 48 degrees in santa rosa 46 in the bottle. 53 and cloudy in san francisco, 54 degrees in san jose 52 now in half moon bay. so as we look outside tonight, we've got some partly cloudy skies and low clouds and fog begin to fill inside the bay tomorrow going to be a mixture of some sunshine and some clouds. much cooler temperatures across the board and mostly sunny and cooler weather as we head in toward the weekend. still staying dry this weekend. but after that, everything begins to change. so here we go. here's your jet. stream all the way up in the pacific northwest almost into canada right now. that's going start to slide further and further south, but it is going to take this ridge to weaken somewhat. that's not going to happen tomorrow. still a strong enough to bring us some sunshine. but the fog is going to be prevalent around the bay area for tomorrow. we'll see more of a sea breeze, long range forecast looking more impressive, not big storms headed our way, but at least a chance, some rain over the weekend. but as we get them.
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there you go. chance some showers most likely going to be like if we have any and best chance of the north bay. but then another chance some rain as we get into thursday and those that a better chance more snow up over the sierra nevada behind that. some really cold air coming in and then we've got yet another storm kind of knocking on the door by the following sunday. so you can see a change down the pattern be picked up on some of the models. now we'll see if that holds true. tomorrow, though, you're still looking at some 70's in the central valley. much cooler temperatures along the coastline numbers for overnight lows going to be the 40's across much of the bay area. couple 50's popping up as you approach the coastline tomorrow. these temperatures noticeably cooler. you're looking a lot of 50's 60's instead of where you have those 70's, those record breaking temperatures just last couple of days and so get ready. big changes. the work you're 1010 coming for you as those clouds going to begin to move in a chance. some showers as we get them. i think another chance on thursday. but look at the numbers. how much cooler is as we get toward next weekend. that's right. don't get put those cold weather clothes away just yet. you're going to need them
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in the not too distant future. all right. thank you. scientists say they've witnessed a never before seen type of replication in organic robots. >> created in a lab using frank sells the discovery involves what's called a zonal bought a simple programmable organism made by assembling stem cells in a petri dish. scientists hope that one day box could be programmed to perform useful functions such as finding cancer cells in the human body or trapping harmful microplastics in the ocean. let's hope it works out coming up next in sports after losing to the phoenix suns on tuesday. the warriors getting ready for a big rematch tomorrow night. >> jason dumas us has a preview. coming up. when they get food sources, they will return. they will keep returning until something changes. >> plus, making sure your home is safe. from prowling. there's the new technology being used to deter the animals and how you can keep your property there. proof.
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>> california black bears are thriving in the lake tahoe basin effect. their numbers are estimated to be in the hundreds. and as we have reported, they are very skilled at getting into people's homes and into their cabins. of course they are
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looking for food residents doing what they can to protect their property and to keep those bears away. one deterrent is so effective homeowners have to get on a long waiting list to have it installed. >> dennis shanahan shows us how that works. >> it's difficult to keep up with the calls in the work. ryan welch has the kind of job they don't teach you about in school. i bear proof homes for a living as the owner of a business called bear busters. he designs manufactures and installs discreet wiring around windows and doors to keep the bears out on. >> it's an electric fence energizer. it's been used, you know, for cattle and livestock for over a 100 years. and we're just modifying this to work on people's homes. we put these wires in key locations where we know a bear in iraq's with the door. >> or a window. sometimes those locations include the 3rd floor. >> it is really simple for a bear to stand on a hand rao.
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gain access to an upper story. dec in front of sliding glass doors. ryan installs removable electric bungee cords again at a strategic height for the front door. he makes electrified door mats. no problem for rubber sold shoes, but shocking for bear paws. >> if they step on the electric matt or if they touch the electric bungee cords. they just kind of pulled from the property. >> for anyone wondering why all this is necessary on the bear busters youtube channel. you can see how the bears are smart enough to turn door knobs. there's also an example of the damage they do when they get inside a home when they get food sources, they will return. they will keep returning until something changes and deters them from the property. >> but when a bear touches electrified wires. the jolt is enough to send a strong message but not enough to cause injury that can harm the bear. yes, it hurts, but it doesn't do any physical harm to an animal or a human being
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nature is of course, what attracts people to lake tahoe. but locals would like more visitors to realize bears are simply part of the deal. >> don't resent the animals for being here. they are here they make it what they make a wonderful as executive director of the bear league tahoe based nonprofit and bryant works tirelessly to educate people about to host their population. >> this is a force. there's wild animals here. there's very smart bears here and we have to do what we can to keep them out of trouble. and to make ourselves and them be safe during fall. the bears are looking to store up calories for their winter naps. their powerful sense of smell leads them to food where ever it is and says 2021 has been one of the busiest season she has ever seen in terms of bears getting into homes. i think it's because there's more people. >> not because it's more bears in one case that received a lot of publicity. but vista home owner was in the face when she and a bear startled each other in the kitchen and
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bryant recommends electric wiring as the best way to fully protect a home only problem is the systems are now in such high demand. they're busters is booked solid through the winter. ryan is now putting homeowners on a spring waiting list to store the news. in the meantime, the bear league has a stash of electric mats. people can borrow at no cost for goal is to remind these bears that homes are not safe. >> you don't want approach and our window thinking you're going to get in and get ice cream. it's going to hurt. and there are simple things every toe, resident and visitor can do for the safety of themselves. their property and the bears. i wish every homeowner up here. >> would recognize that we're living in bear country and recognize that our bares have adapted to living around us. >> quicker than we've adapted to living with them and be more proactive about securing and protecting their houses those closure doors
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>> don't standard-bearers escape route is he does get a call for help educate yourselves before you come here, be prepared. couple that with an electrical fence system. the bears are getting a negative association of your property. >> and eventually they just start walking by your house looking for easier opportunities in tahoe city dennis shanahan. >> and now kron 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> yet to see if their in person. and i actually enjoy that. >> all right. the dubs were back in the lab prepping for a rematch. >> but the phoenix suns, the suns snapped, the dup 7 game win streak on tuesday night in phoenix. they forced 23 warriors turnovers and it was the most rattled that i've seen golden state all season long, but we can't forget it. this is a son team that was in the nba finals last year. the
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western conference by that standard runs through phoenix. that's probably what dream on it telling his young son right there. but either way the dubs know how good phoenix are and they're still working to get to that point. >> and i it's kind of too early to put, you know, enable you know, we're we're, you know, still trying to continue to find ourself. and you know, you guys have to give the suns credit. they wrote that almost the whole team and they they were in the finals last year. so, you know, for us, it's just about continuing to grow continue to focus on us and what we can do to be every game i'm definitely on a. >> sharks against the islanders in the brand-new ubs arena in strong island. first period nick bonino taps it in for san jose. we've got a tie game. let's go to overtime. timo meier young stud. his shot is off. but erik karlsson. plays cleanup duty lights. the lamp sharks win.
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they will head east over the river over the bridge to manhattan to play in the world's most famous arena, madison square garden in new york rangers next. >> saint mary's visiting utah state in logan. 2nd half. alex do case 2 of his 13 points and i finished with the left on the opposite side. it's a tie game. all right. a couple seconds left utah state trying to tie the shot is off the mark saint mary's crowds and the rebound. do kids get spout. boy. 6 seconds left. he tied it up. all right. now utah state has one last chance to go for a clock runs out utah state coach was kind of ticked off. he wanted some more time on the clock. guess what, buddy? 60 to 58 years while off the gaels are now 8,
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one they play colorado state on saturday. 2 hosp of billion. cal posting oregon state. 2nd half jordan shepherd. he had 25 8. he wants to. how about andre kelly? sky really, really strong as he showed right there. 14 points 13 rebounds for double double of the season. they win 73 to 61 to 3 in for a visit utah on sunday. and we cannot forget the cali 80's they host of fresno state. they jumped out to a big lead, 15 to 5. thanks to plays like that from leon e mackintosh 7 points in the first for her. jasmine green. she's pretty hot. all games hit a couple of threes to keep the bears with infighting distance in the 3rd and 15 seconds left. michelle that's that ultimately the game
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traditions of chinese korean the enemies cultures which additional performances and food and the food and wine festival will be held from march 4 to april. 26, the festival features food and wine for regis all across california. there will be more than a dozen festival marketplaces with special signature offering. and speaking of disney, if you're planning to visit this month. unfortunately, you're out of luck. >> the resort is sold out of daily tickets and annual passholder reservations for the entire month of december for both disneyland and california adventure. we'll still have a chance to see the park's holiday decorations after christmas. so reservation system shows pretty much all of january is available and that the corps is going to stay up through january all right. i want to give a spoiler alert. but it snows every night at disney, i yeah. i mean, it is really spectra and been there for that yeah, a lot of sneak down to paying us to talk they
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we've got something watch out for tomorrow. we've got the king tides. >> that are moving into town this time of year we get the move very close to the earth and timeline up with the son of a sudden get large tide. we're going to see about a 7 foot tide tomorrow about 09:00am likely to see some coastal flooding. >> around parts of the bay area, maybe along the embarcadero. you get rand also up towards samara fell likely to see some flooding. so watch out for that specially early tomorrow morning should subside as we head toward the afternoon. but return again, as we head into saturday. all right. let's talk about temperatures around the bay area. big change on the way for friday is going to see some much cooler weather don't expected to be record heat tomorrow. we're talking 50's into the sunset low 60's and downtown san francisco about 57 in half moon bay in pacifica 63 in millbrae as you work your way inside the it will be hazy temperatures there in the mid 60's, probably some mid to upper 60's warmer spots in the south bay tomorrow and a lot of 60's really going to be more common, i think by tomorrow afternoon as we work our way
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around the bay area with some low clouds and some fog really kind of moving on through early on. then slowly breaking up only to return again by tomorrow, even now here's the good news. look your 1010. clouds continue to roll in on and off throughout the weekend. no rain on saturday and sunday. so nice enjoyable weekend chance of showers as we get into monday. another chance on thursday. more importantly, the long-range models are starting to point back to some rain, especially the 2nd half of this month, ok. thank you, lawrence. and thanks to all of you for being with us tonight. >> have a good night. we'll see tomorrow tomorrow.
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