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we're getting a look at our rain totals. you can see trace amounts of rain throughout the bay area. and let's get a look at our current temperature. so bring a jacket. definitely a light. want to put over your head to protect you from those light showers throughout the day. the temperatures in the low 50's throughout napa vlade. he'll conquered oakland san francisco a little more. any act in the upper 40's james, back to you. all right, brian, thank you very much. let's get to those traffic cameras. as i said earlier, a lot of folks returning to work today and boy, you sure can see proof of that. >> pretty congested here at the toll. plazas folks make their way westbound on 80 over bay bridge into san francisco. once you get past the toll plaza, though. you're actually moving fairly well across the span itself. let's jump over to san mateo bridge where again, the right on 92 looks. okay after the toll plaza. it's a little backup getting to it. but once you're on the span itself, you're making good time heading out towards the peninsula. we're looking at a wet commute as well for the richmond, sandra fell bridge. so westbound 5 of commuters. you're only stop in for just a brief moment here at the toll plaza and then you're on to the span and zip
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in your way over to marine county. everything looking fine on one, even southbound out a murray county and san francisco. as you can see, it's just your typical congestion. not a lot. really slowing you down. you're making your way through the toll gates without any issue getting in this into the city. and we'll have another weather traffic check in a bit as we continue to monitor the showers working their way around the bay. in the meantime, let's get to the headlines and one of our top stories this morning. the fact that covid cases are surging and the number of icu beds available is shrinking here in the bay area. in fact, in napa county officials, there are reporting 0 icu beds available. kron four's. dan thorn has more on the surge and what it means for other bay area hospitals. >> an increase in patients and a lack of staffing because of covid-19 infections has brought icu bed capacity in napa county to 0. we've known this is coming. the number of beds are getting taken up with patients with covid because the number cases of covid are just skyrocketing infectious disease specialist doctor john
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swartzberg acknowledges napa county's hospital system is smaller than most in the bay area. but the lack of beds and the omicron variant's threat to health care workers could be a red flag for the rest of the region. even if you've got plenty of icu beds open. even if you got plenty leaders, if you don't have health care workers to take care of the patients in those beds. you know, care for most infections from the omicron variant have been reported as being less severe. but doctor swartzberg says that does not mean patients will stop coming into hospitals. studies have shown the variant is also highly transmissible as the cases continue to climb health experts continue to preach prevention has the most important step to take there's no perfect way to do this field. perfect way to make sure you're not going affect somebody has to is to become her just the road to the human beings. but we want to have a functional society that way we need a functional society reporting in napa county, dan thorn kron 4 news.
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>> happening right now. a covid outbreak among students at stanford. in fact, the university says more than a 100 students have tested positive in the last few days. kron 4. sarah stinson live for us at the campus there with the exact number and what they're doing about it. good morning, sarah. >> james stanford just updated its numbers online a 175 students have tested positive for coronavirus since returning from winter break. 100 staff members have tested positive, you know, this did the university here they use rapid antigen tests. they wanted to get results quickly and figure out what they were working with. get those students into isolation into the housing here. and so in the meantime, they're continuing to do testing as more students come back because they're actually doing remote learning for the first 2 weeks of this winter quarter because they knew there would be this surge after the holidays. campus officials say
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as of yesterday afternoon, all of those students who tested positive are in isolation, most of them tested positive with rapid tests over the weekend and the others were on campus over break-in tested before the weekend. at least 95% of those who tested with the university have been fully vaccinated. as you said, classes stanford their online right now. they'll continue to do that for 2 weeks. students will resume in-person classes the tuesday after martin luther king junior day. that's january. 18th students are being asked to take a covid-19 test before being back on campus in going around campus. this post holiday outbreak is causing a spike in the university's positive. positivity rate in the last 7 days. stanford is strongly encouraging students to get the covid booster before returning to campus for the winter quarter. for those in person classes. and that's because eligible students are actually required to show proof of that booster shot by january 31st, campus. health
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officials believe they're going to see more positive cases as more students return. i'm sure there's a lot of students decided, well, i'll just stay put until after the online classes stops and a half to go back in-person. so we could see another surge here on campus. and then hopefully we see cases kind of slow down for now reporting live at stanford. sarah stinson, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, sara. meanwhile, we have some new cdc guidelines. now that could be changing going forward yet again for people that are heading back to work or school. the expectation from the secretary of education is that students will still be allowed to return to in-person learning. that's the latest thinking anyway, even though thousands of schools across the country are choosing distance learning other plan to use tests to return policy, meaning you have to test negative to come back to campus. and this comes as there is now more confusion over quarantine recommendations last week. you may remember the cdc lowered isolation times for asymptomatic infections from 10 days to just 5 days and
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said that those who contract covid don't have to test again after isolating well, now there are new reports that the agency may revisit those guidelines yet again. >> we opted not to have the rapid tests for isolation we actually don't know how a rapid test performed and how well they predict whether your transmissible during the end of disease. i myself feel that that's a reasonable thing to do. >> i believe that the cdc soon will be coming out with more clarification of that since it obviously has generated a number of questions about at that five-day period should you or should you not be testing. people. >> meantime, the biden administration says that the definition of fully vaccinated may soon change to include needing a booster shot as well. this morning we're hearing from local infectious disease experts about the fda's decision to authorize a 3rd dose of pfizer vaccine for children between 1215 years old. we first broke the story yesterday morning right here
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on the kron 00:00am morning news. the decision was made after researchers in israel found no new cases of heart inflammation, which is a condition that us experts have been monitoring as a potential rare side effect. the agency is also shortening the wait time for boosters from 5 months, our to 5 months after the primary vaccine rather than the original 6 months. >> with pediatric hospitalizations op it makes sense to try and protect as many people as possible if not people get infected at the same time. a lot of we're seeing in unity. what are you going to see is that we'll get reprieve because it's like having a giant force field. >> yeah. the fda also authorized a 3rd shot for children between 5.11 who have weak immune systems. the cdc could make a final decision on that later this week. happening today, san mateo county is going to be reopening a booster in covid vaccine clinic for people, ages 12. and up. it will take place at the san mateo county event center starting at noon
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and it will be open tuesdays through saturdays. meanwhile, happening today, the west contra costa unified school district is opening 3 new testing sites for students and staff. the district says that it has already distributed about 15,000 testing kits to students and their families. but school officials say the drive-thru pickup stations for tests is just one step of several that they're taking to try and keep students and staff safe and trying to slow the spread of the virus. you can find all the locations for the new testing sites on our website. kron 4 dot com covid testing, by the way, remains limited throughout the bay area offers taylor second reports that in san francisco testing appointments are quickly filling up and city leaders are blaming a lack of supply. >> available covid testing appointments are few and far between in san francisco as families scramble to get tested after the holidays. well, it's not required. all students are also encouraged to get tested before returning to school. however, judging by comments online and e-mails.
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we've received some still were unable to find available testing options in time when trying to schedule an appointment online through the city's website. you'll even be greeted by this message saying the city is experiencing high demand city supervisor asha says the issue isn't the number of testing sites open. but instead a shortage in the supply chain. we have a lot of really good accessibility. >> the problem is the the infrastructure, the actual tests themselves. it's a supply chain thing that has caused some delays. suffice says the shortage in testing kits has for several city testing sites to stop taking walk ins over the last few days in some places where there's walk-ups and appointments available or no appointments available are necessary and they basically reached passing fad to turn people away. i think there's been a major surge in the amount of people that need testing and so it's put a strain on the system overall. as for those who have been able to get tested through a
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walk-in appointment. many also had to test their patients, you know, had a number of people call in the said they had to wait in line for about an hour over in the bayview fred, a testing site there. that's where i went last week i went to the bayview opera house after going to a couple locations that either had reached capacity. and i think that's that's essentially where we're suffice as the city is waiting to receive test kits from the state to distribute a public school students staff and families. but expects to have been at some point later this week. >> in the meantime, as we wait for more tests become available going back to the basics wearing a mask socially distancing getting vaccinated and boosted will be important to prevent a continued surge and taylor reporting kron 4 news. >> in san francisco. muni says that you might see longer wait times for buses or trains this morning tweeting out that they're experiencing a high level of omicron cases. and as a result, staff has been forced to stay at home from work so they can quarantine. they also remind people that masks are required on buses and trains to make sure you
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bring up. happening right now, travel woes continue at airports across the country. more than 1200 flights have already been canceled nationwide this morning. that's all according to the flight tracking website flightaware and this comes after more than 3200 flights were canceled yesterday alone and the bay area's being impacted as well this morning. fact, here's a look at the current flight cancellations for bay area airports leading off the list. san francisco sfo 36 flights canceled in all that numbers for both incoming and outgoing flights in oakland. another 12 flights have been canceled so far this morning and in san jose at this point recording just 7 flights canceled. but we'll keep an eye that could variable rise. we'll see. we'll take a break. we're 11 on the clock. and coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news theranos founder elizabeth holmes found guilty on multiple charges of fraud and conspiracy. we'll take a closer look at what comes next for her. >> in just a minute. meanwhile, gas prices are not going down fact. it might not be going down for quite some
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time. we'll tell you what the latest research is showing this morning and president joe biden has a plan to lower the price of meat will tell you how it should help smaller ranchers compete against large companies. >> and the rain continues to fall across the bay area. we're tracking just with his plans to leave and how long it's going to stick a
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>> 8.14 the time as we take a quick live look up the north.
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well, not really north but sort of up higher in elevation. the sierra highway to 67 at broaddrick showing us got a lot of snow there on the sides but looks like the roads are nice and clear, which is good. and luckily this storm system that we've been seeing isn't been strong enough to really in a caltrans. so they've been able to stay ahead of it, keep those roads nice and safe or you just make sure that you're careful if you're heading up there over the next couple days. bring those change just in case because this is just one of a couple storms that are going to us this week potentially bringing more snow to the sierra and of course, more rain here around the bay. we've got tracking that all the weather center. we've been tracking that this morning. james and was currently seeing that for storm system. we talked about. >> and the light rain. you can see here at sfo mixed in with that fog that we've been seeing pockets of fog across the bay area. it's supposed to stay with us. at least till this mornin. then later on in the afternoon. that's we're going to be a little break. and as you can see from our radar just pockets of rain all throughout the east bay the north bay zooming into places of more consistent rain like up here to concord, walnut
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creek along 6.80, as you're traveling there. and then also in the east bay we're seeing consistent pockets of light rain. that's and hey, we're along the san mateo bridge through san leandro. it's currently coming down right now. futurecast shows us it won't be raining for the full day. but in the north bay later on this evening and into tomorrow morning. that's what we're going to see more rain happened there. we're getting a look at our highs for today. as you are getting ready in preparing for your work day. we're all in the 50's. so still pretty cool. i recommend where jacket just to keep that wet weather off of you. >> in the 50's at antioch conquer oakland allay novato mill valley. >> down their mountain view. morgan hill 48 so pretty cool and live a more as well. san jose, you're at about 52 degrees. well, we start off this week with some light rain and we continue. that's until wednesday and then look at that thursday as we start to dry out again friday. another system arrives in the bay area, bringing with it more rainy conditions. so get
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whatever you need to to do down thursday. maybe or into the weekend. if you can hold off their saturday and sunday. a lot of clear skies inland lows were in the 40's here and then along the coast. you're also in the 40's as well. james, back to randi, thank you. checking the roads as well. this morning. we've got our bridges for you. >> starting off with the bay bridge, the typical back up here at the toll plaza. no problems. once you get past that, though. looks like it's fairly smooth on the span itself heading into san francisco highway 92 to the south here. connecting hayward in foster city moving. all right. here's the span. the san mateo bridge showing easy commute conditions here. once you get on to the bridge itself, making your way in either west or eastbound directions. we're also looking at a decent conditions here at the toll plaza for the richmond. sandra fell bridge west bound 5.80, traffic. the headlights. they're making. good time through the toll plaza itself and no problems. once you get on the span making your way into marion county. it's a little wet, but that's all you're dealing with. and the same can be said for the golden gate bridge to your southbound. 1, one ride
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from marin county into san francisco moving. well, those are the cars heading towards the camera and into the city heading the other direction. north towards a marine county are also making good time as you leave san francisco up the north bay. so all in all, not a bad right after this morning despite the rain that we're seeing. let's get back to the headlines now at 8.18, a major milestone for apple. the tech giant has become the world's first publicly traded company to reach a market value of 3 trillion dollars. that's incredible. apple cross the 1 trillion threshold back in 2018, then passed the 2 trillion mark in 2020. analysts say shares rose 35% in 2021 experts say the company's success can be attributed to the success of the iphone 13 to apple music and apple tv. plus. for your money this morning. it looks as though gas prices won't be coming down any time soon. the price tracking company gasbuddy expect prices to keep climbing possibly peaking in may or june. the national
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average for a gallon of regular gas right now they think could reach $4 by then at the moment it stands at $3.28. a gallon. of course it's always much higher here in california. our average price per gallon is $4.66. a gallon and it's expected to start easing in the 2nd half of the year as well. production catches up with demand. as for our local prices. well, here's the list. you can see san francisco averaging right now. $4.84 a gallon oakland for 74 san jose. 4.76 and sandra fell now with an average price of $4.79. per gallon. speaking of prices, the biden administration wants to help independent meat and poultry providers with a 1 billion dollar offer to combat inflation. the president blames large corporations and monopolies for the rise that we've seen in meat prices. basil john with a closer look from d c. >> good morning. the white house says americans should not be paying as much as they do for beef and chicken and the president says there is a
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solution. president joe biden wants to crack down on the meat and poultry industry to combat rising prices are going invest 1 billion dollars. >> a new expanded meat and poultry processing capacity. the 1 billion dollar investment includes more than 300 million dollars for independent processing plants. 100 million to train the meat and poultry workforce. 100 million to bolster the supply chain and more when we do this to give farmers ranchers more options beyond giant processing conglomerates. the biden administration argues that large corporations and monopolies are at fault for the rapid rise in prices. capitalism without competition. isn't capitalism. its exploitation. that's what we're seeing and meat and poultry the white house's for large meatpacking companies control 85% of the beef market and in poultry, the top 4 processing firms control. 54% just over $5 for a pound of hamburger meat. $5. the
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president is focused on increasing profits for farmers while allowing consumers to pay less. the president is confident these ideas will help but the north american meat institute says this plan still doesn't address issues like labor shortages and increased energy costs reporting in washington. i'm basil john. >> thank you, basil. a 21 the time. coming up next on the kron 00:00am morning news. there's a new proposal to help improve california's education system. what details on that coming up after the break. a
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23 the time california lawmakers are back at work. kicking off the new year with some unfinished business. there's a 75 billion dollar budget surplus with an additional 35 billion dollars expected by july. so got to figure out what they're going to with all that money billions. more is also expected to be used to fight covid so they've got the least that set aside state lawmakers are also hoping to address affordable housing and climate change. lawmakers also plan on tackling what's expected to be a pretty severe wildfire season coming up. there's also a bill to overhaul california's cash bail system. so lots for them to talk about. we'll keep you updated on what they decide. lawmakers have rolled out a proposal to to boost funding for k through 12 schools across california. the funding would be used on annual or be based on annual enrollment instead of the current average daily attendance as state leaders
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discuss how to spend california's budget say education really does have to be the top priority. >> with the pandemic highlighting the across the board in our school districts. clearly districts that have been challenge face more challenges clearly the the impact on our students has increased and this is the time to increase education funding this is a time for k 12 to front and center in the in the budget conversation going forward. >> the other proposal would increase statewide school funding by 3 billion dollars. lawmakers also officially kicked off the new season of congress on monday and they're facing some. well the same to do list from last year. really democrats are trying to drag their agenda cross the finish line while starting all staring down a looming midterm election. the republicans are planning to use every tool in their disposal to make sure that their party returns to the majority. jessi tenure has a closer look.
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>> democrats already have a packed schedule ahead of them this month. but what they still don't have as unanimous support among their own party for a lot of these priorities. >> the stands in adjournment, heavy snow quickly wrapped up the first senate session of the new as president joe biden and members of congress slowly work their way back to washington. but in a major shift majority leader chuck schumer announced monday. the senate will vote on filibuster rule changes unless republicans stop blocking stalled voting rights legislation. house speaker nancy pelosi says this bill is a must for democrats. everything that we do is affected. >> by how elections are the sanctity of the vote is respected this latest effort on election reform comes just days before the first anniversary of the january 6 attack on the capitol. >> and while that work continues in the house. senate democrats have also about a vote on president biden's one 0.7 trillion dollars, social spending and climate plan. >> but also still does not have unanimous democratic
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support in washington. i'm jessi tenure. >> thank you, jesse. a 26 the time. and still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news bay area doctors and a warning about a covid surge following the holidays. we'll tell you what they say. we could do to prepare ourselves for that. we'll be right back. i was hit by a car and needed help. i called the barnes firm. that was the best call i could've made. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible.
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time. let's get over to the weather center. find out more about those rain drops that we've been seeing falling outside this morning. good morning. rain in the morning. james yet as rain jobs are still falling down. we're waiting for that break. >> and the rain to stop live look outside right now the fog is still there to see that low cloud coverage. that's our east bay camera. there. we're looking at our radar. you can see not as widespread as it was earlier today, pretty consistent in areas of concord. still a little bit there. we had a much larger blanket of rain earlier in the morning and down here. also long hayward in san leandro. you can see rain is starting to dissipate just a bit. but it's still coming down there. futurecast shows us we do get a break later on in the morning. and then overnight hours later tonight up in the north bay santa rosa, more rain after second system arrives here and to the next 24 hours, rain totals just a little bit. as you can see, oakland trace amounts to hayward mountain view san jose not much to even register on
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the map there are current temperatures outside warmer than yesterday. still pretty cool, though, 53 in napa, valais whole conquer low 50's as you're traveling through palo alto san jose fremont and hayward santa rosa 58 degrees up there. so take a jacket with you to stay warm and also stay dry. james, back to you. all right. thank you very much. it is 8.31. here's a quick check of your bridges at this hour. you can see things actually loosening up just a touch here at the bay bridge approach. >> it's not as solid of a pack of was. it was earlier, though. it still slow and go making their way past the toll plaza. but once you get on the span, it looks like to be doing. alright, the san mateo bridge. also showing us arrive at books fairly calm again. traffic on the span itself is moving at the limit. so no major backups to report here as you make your way from hayward out towards foster city. it's also been a nice light right at the richmond. sandra fell bridge too. there was some earlier congestion, but that's long gone and now as you can see, traffic is making its way right past the toll gate without any slowdown and on to the span without any
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problem. marin county commuters heading down to the san francisco across one on one looking pretty good here at the golden gate bridge nothing really slowing down on that span and really a glance at the north bay shows the chp is has a fairly clear logs. nothing major block block. and you up as you make your way from red county down into san francisco. let's get back to the headlines now. and as people who do head back to work and school this week doctors are warning of another post holiday covid surge. the number of new covid cases are at an all-time high right now. and ucsf infectious disease specialist doctor peter chin-hong says that we likely haven't seen the highest cases number case numbers just yet. fact, you compare the delta variant doctor chin-hong says that people tend to recover more quickly from omicron, which is good news. so number should decline more quickly. but he also says that people should still brace for a rough january. >> given that playbook that we had last year with 3 holiday stacked one atop the other thanksgiving christmas new year's you can't really recover at the end of one
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series. we're kind of in a row that the okay periods of kids right now. not a lot of kids going into the hospitals at the ucsf system. for example. >> if you do test positive doctor chan hong recommends telling those that you are in close contact with as well as your employer or your school. he also urges people to notify their department of public health for purposes of tracking cases. another big story that we're following this morning after 7 days of deliberations, a jury has convicted theranos founder elizabeth holmes on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy. holmes was convicted of 4 of the 11 counts that she was facing kron four's. jonathan mccall has details now on what comes next. >> theranos founder elizabeth holmes walking out of the federal courthouse in san jose monday night just moments after a jury convicted her on charges of wire fraud and conspiracy connected to or failed company theranos. the 37 year-old former entrepreneur showing no visible signs of emotion
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inside of a courtroom as the verdicts were read federal prosecutors claim that homes conde billions of dollars from a number of big named investors along with patients through the company which promised to revolutionize health care with a single finger-prick blood test, but they say instead was deeply flawed. i actually thought. >> whatever they decide. >> that it would be. >> all guilty role not guilty. i didn't really think i didn't expect that there would be a split. >> holmes faces 11 counts in the trial. the jury found her guilty on 4 charges, not guilty on 4 others in the jury was deadlocked on the final 3 defense attorney paula canny says that her testimony during the trial may have helped her avoid a conviction on all 11 counts as in some instances, her testimony helped or. >> i think that the jury believe that in, for instance, is she had a good faith belief of the truth of what she was
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saying homes now faces up to 20 years in prison. on each of the 4 guilty counts. kenny says she could face the maximum or as little as probation. so they'll be a lot of information given by the defense is to wind perhaps even probation is an appropriate sentence she could probation. the other things fines can be imposed in restitution is also supposed to be ordered. so far sentencing date for homes has not yet been set. but kenny says that holmes his conviction could raise concerns in the upcoming trial for the number 2 person in charge of theranos. holmes is former boyfriend and business partner rematch ball. one e. >> and he scheduled a trial for trial in a couple months. but i think his lawyers after want witnessing this may rethink their strategy in terms of how they're going to defend him. >> in san francisco. jonathan mccall kron 4 news. well, san francisco woman has been reunited with her french
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bulldog puppy. >> police say someone snatched rosie the bulldogs saturday morning in a violent robbery in the marina district and grab the leash from the owner and drag the puppy into a waiting car with 2 other men inside. but in the end, investigators say they found rosie and here they shared a photo of their happy reunion. well, it's been more than 3 weeks since mayor london breed declared a state of emergency in the city's tenderloin district. she says this allowed the city to use more officers and resources in the area in an attempt to cut down on crime and drugs used on the streets. so yes, apd has released numbers over the last week showing what they've accomplished. they say that in that time they seized more than 3 pounds of drugs and confiscated more than $4300 worth of drug money and it all resulted in 32 felony arrests in the district in just the last 7 days. a young woman who survived a balcony collapse in berkeley back in 2015 has died. a was one of a group of students visiting from ireland for the summer. she was
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severely injured in that accident while celebrating her 21st birthday. 6 others died as well. and according to the irish times, barry died of a stroke on saturday and at this point it's unclear if the brain injury that she suffered in that original about collapse contributed to her recent death. they're still looking into that berkeley mayor jesse are going are going tweeted. he was saddened to hear of her passing and acknowledged her role in advancing state law to make sure the tragedies like this never happen again. in the east bay. 2 people are recovering in the hospital after a san leandro police officer opened fire during a burglary call sunday night. the call came in from a cannabis dispensary on fairway drive. san leandro. police say that an officer caught a masked man running away from the dispensary and shot at the suspect as he was getting into a getaway car with 2 people inside a 3rd person was arrested as well. the investigation obviously still ongoing. we'll keep you updated. meanwhile, in other news, betty white's agent has
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confirmed that the beloved actress peacefully in her sleep in her brentwood home from natural causes. shortly after her death on new year's eve at the age of 99. there were some that took to social media to try to spread a rumor that she had died after receiving a covid-19 booster shot. but her agent said that's simply not true. in an interview with people magazine that he white said that she was ready to celebrate her one 100th birthday this month thing was lucky to be in such good health and feel so good for her age. it's a 38. we'll take a break. still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news oakland. police are looking for a group of people who were seen casing a cannabis dispensary. >> we'll have a closer look at the surveillance video they're looking at and the warriors pulling off another victory despite an off night by steph curry will have highlights of the game coming up. >> and we've been tracking your weather conditions. rain is still coming down light rain. nonetheless. we're going to look at your weather conditions over the next 24 hours along with sticking around when expect to leave.
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try my new $6.99 spicy cluck sandwich combo. back at a 45 getting another check of the weather here with reyna harvey in the weather center, keeping an eye on what conditions out there. looks like. you've got sfo here on the on the big board that behind us. you know, we talked earlier about the wet conditions out there. james, your drive. how was it this morning? it was it was wet with some light rain coming down. never got too heavy. thankfully. but that was pretty steady all the way in. but i guess is breaking up now yeah. on looking at the map out there looking at s of all where we're still seeing a flick tarmac. >> but if we look at the radar, you can see conditions but lighter than they were earlier. so we're not seeing
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any really consistent showers. just sprinkles all across the map along the peninsula over in the east bay. so that's good news. we're going to break completely commit afternoon and this evening into the early morning hours up in the north bay santa rosa, that's what we're going to see. rain tomorrow. we'll get another break into thursday and then we'll be back with another storm system come friday. we're looking at our highs for today. we're in the 50's all across the map. daly city here in pacifica as you're traveling along san bruno, millbrae burlingame mid 50's for you there. upper 50's along the peninsula santa clara sonny, bill. los gatos morgan hill and san jose all upper 50's. and pleasanton dublin livermore all mid-fifties across the mat and then lower 50's here in orinda out in richmond, berkeley oakland mid-fifties again up here in pittsburgh and benicia fairfield all upper 40's across the map. santa rosa 51 point raise 49 there in stinson beach year at 49. so
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all this morning we've seen those light showers and then come wednesday. we're seeing some scattered showers yet again in the north bay like we talked about and then we get that break thursday, friday. rain arrives yet again. and then in the weekend we're going drier conditions. the inland lows are looking at the mid to lower 40's 37 on saturday. so a little chilly there and along the coast. you're looking at 40's into the 50's as well. james, back to you. all right. thank you very much. rain. >> let's get to the traffic check here this morning. we've got vastly improved conditions here at the bay bridge approach. what once was congested getting up to the toll plaza has now worked its way through. so it's an easy ride here at about 15 minutes till 09:00am. so if you're hoping to get to work by 9. looks like it be ok if the bay bridge is one of your routes this morning. the san mateo bridge has also been looking pretty good all morning long to no major backups to report here on this stretch of 92. so all's well, from hayward out to foster city. and we've seen a much better conditions up at the richmond sandra fell bridge as well. earlier
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congestion all gone. now. it's just a few headlights making their way past the toll plaza and on to the span into marion county and for those that are already there heading down to the san francisco across the golden gate bridge. it's been a nice light right for you all morning. and that continues to be the case here 47 more weather traffic checks in a bit. but now let's get to sports. we're talking warriors. they're still the best team in the nba after chalking up another win last night against the miami heat klay thompson also getting that much closer to making his big return. we have kron 4 sports director jason dumas, stick with the update. >> the warriors hosting the and guess what. we had a special appearance klay pre-game hold it up. those 6 signifying might be back in 6 days away to find out signs point play returning 1st quarter. he got to the way it is step back. 3 gave the warriors that we now his moments later he repaid more
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to steal back the other way to get out a way to another corner during wake of the shooting. 1% from 3 since december 1st cost and the nba. >> 2nd quarter does a fight. that's the rain won't go down lowry. it's way to tyler herro who lays it that forces the warriors time out now, just minutes later, 4 years 49 46 weighing in. thanks to the cup. it's or years up 5 the hair. warriors. a gp 2. he'll be your of that. he what regulation the better they should later in the 3rd jordan poole of there on tray 32 points off the for j k late in now down to a opened this sequence. i agree with the block. he places. >> other after the warriors,
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though, want to win game. >> one one '08, despite a very bad performance by steph curry. 30 1% of scene. 9 that the spread of this they really paid a 2 point has granted number. the fact that he stayed ready. >> he's working out in his room every you know, just trying to keep his conditioning. and then to come come back, rejoin the team and have his. for all change and to respond the way he just amazing and shows you how much he's grown and matured and and what a good player he is. >> i have been told that klay thompson and all eyes dew point at that sunday so obviously been reported by multiple other sources as well and mold a little other our
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lives. but all signs are pointing to a comeback on sunday. it will be a special that building we know he's coming back for a home game. so if so, doesn't happen to make this start this coming sunday, the warrior gave new area public tuesday from now. could be pits been so but outside kids, though, have sunday maybe could have a tape, but all indications point to sunday in the meantime, war sunday. going to roll over the next to dallas and orleans respectively on wednesday and thursday. they will practice before they leave. so we'll them again wednesday. of course, we'll have those highlights. >> all right. thank you, jason. and that was the warriors. let's to get a quick update on the niners. they're getting ready for the last game of the regular season. this coming sunday, they'll be % heading to la facing the rams and in an attempt to punch their ticket to the playoffs. so we'll see if they can get that done. a 51 is the time. we'll be right back. we're
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kron 00:00am morning news at know. >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us. 09:00am here on. >> tuesday. january 4th a wet tuesday morning. rain. hopefully have you prepared for that as you went to bed last night. her forecast yesterday called for wet conditions. that's certainly what we're dealing with this morning. so let's start with that. good morning. rea now. good morning james. in the morning. everyone waking up. if you are hitting the roads today. >> you're going to see a lot less rain than the earlier risers this morning, but still very slick conditions. a live look outside right now shows your east bay camera. and you're also experiencing pockets of fog out there radar showing just a trace amount of rain throughout the east bay north bay and all along the peninsula there. if you're traveling to san mateo or half moon bay along highway one you can expect to see pockets of rain on your commute this morning. we do have a break this early afternoon. and then later on this evening, more rain to the north bay and then early in the morning hours that sticks around there throughout santa rosa. so be mindful of that. we have a
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break in our thursday. and then again on friday, another storm system to expect rain totals. just trace amounts to santa rosa and the south bay in san jose in the east bay as well. temperatures outside right now. all of the mid to lower 50's and beyond the late whole napa nevado san francisco, san carlos and palo alto. we're tracking that rain will have a full 7 day forecast coming up. but for now, james. send it back to you. all right, thank you. 9 o'clock the time. let's see how the roads are doing this morning. >> and you can see much better than it was in the 6 7 o'clock hour here at 09:00am. there's hardly any traffic slowing it down as you make your way westbound on interstate 80 across the bay bridge into san francisco. pretty easy ride for you there. we're also looking at the san mateo bridge to the other major artery getting across from the east bay towards the peninsula and we can see it's pretty smooth travels here as well. no major problems east or westbound on the stretch of 90 to cross the san mateo bridge to the north. we have the richmond. sandra fell bridge camera where it's been a wet look all morning long and that

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