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from oakland in a san francisco looks like the morning crushed has passed us by smooth ride on the span in the city, into the city. the san mateo bridge also showing us a nice ride here as well with traffic flowing at the limit. no problems. as you can see, hardly any brake lights as you're making your way westbound on 5.80. should say on 92 across the water and onto the peninsula. speaking of 5.80, has. i'm getting ahead of myself west bound, 5.80, the richmond sandra fell bridge. we're looking at nice conditions here as well. all that traffic that we saw earlier. all gone now. so it's an easy ride from richmond down towards sandra fell. the one rides been light all morning long, not so much with the fog. you can see it's heavy here. but at least you're congestion your commute. volume is on the light side as you're making your way south on 1 one. and in the san francisco. all right. let's get to the headlines now. it's breaking news. sad news to report a recruit for the alameda county sheriff's academy has died now after being shot in oakland right near the toll plaza of the bay bridge for sarah stinson on the story for us reporting live. now what
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happened? sarah. >> james alameda county sheriff's office says they're not only heartbroken but they're also disturbed that one of their promising and future deputies was shot and killed while he was driving home from work this is just another person to be shot and killed on a bay area freeway last night. you can see video of. >> the coroner taking away his body from highland hospital and of course in good fashion. the alameda county sheriff's office lined the hospital and made sure to pay tribute to this man if they put american flag over him as well. chp oakland in a chp golden gate division investigating this deadly freeway shooting that happened at 4.30 yesterday on 5.80, west on the macarthur maze before the toll plaza to the bay bridge. the shooter fired a gun into the personal car of this recruit that this deputy recruit. >> hitting him and causing him
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to crash into a guardrail when officers arrived. they had no idea if you work for alameda county sheriff's office. of course, they're just doing their job, got him to the hospital immediately. but unfortunately he died later from his injuries was until later. they found out that he was a part of the sheriff's academy and they have not released his name because they are giving the family some time and some privacy. we did talk with sergeant nelson with the sheriff's office. we caught up with him on the phone last night. take a listen. >> i don't know. watch what led up to other than it just seems like another senseless act of violence on a freeway. reach us notify your family. and as you can imagine, there are distraught. we're going to give a little bit of time grieve and process this. parents clearly is that a sister and a girlfriend that that highland. or what's going
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on there. >> just terrific. now, i just got off the phone with chp golden gate division and trying to get an update on the investigation. there's no update so far just that they are doing their job, trying to figure out why this would happen. this is a deputy recruit. he was not wearing a uniform. he was not in a marked car. he was just driving like anybody does to and from work and was on his way home toward san francisco when this happened, this horrific act of gun violence. so we will continue to the investigation trying to talk with the alameda county sheriff's office on zoom at least because that wasn't over the phone. so james will be working on this. of course, a story that we will follow intel. they have what they need, which is the answers to why this happened and food is responsible back to you. >> thank you very much, sara.
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more breaking news to share with you now from overnight, a man who was waving an ax and a knife has been arrested. now the shopping center in san jose police say the man was spotted around one this morning. vandalizing the front of several businesses at meridian park plaza. officers say he refused to put down the weapons and there was a standoff with officers for about 3 hours. that man, though was eventually taken into custody. nobody was hurt. san jose pd says he's will be book now into jail for vandalism. another big story that we're following this morning. the fast-spreading omicron variant is forcing local health officials now to get tougher on stopping the spread of the virus. and for the first time in nearly 4 months, more than a 100,000 people now have been hospitalized with covid cases across the country. that includes a record number of children. it's all being fueled by the omicron variant which now accounts for 95% of new infections here in the u.s. the cdc, by the way, has also updated its isolation guidelines for people who test positive for covid. the agency
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now says if you have tested positive and are using rapid tests to see if you still have it. you need to wait towards the end of that five-day isolation period to take that test if your test result comes back negative. then you can endure isolation, though. you still have to wear a well-fitting mask around people and at home in public until day 10. if you test positive, though, at the end of that five-day period. it's being recommended that you continue isolating for an additional 5 days. in the north bay marin county health leaders are now recommending indoor high school sports be played without spectators. the new rule means no parents or families or fans will be allowed at these games. the county's recommendations are set to go into effect today. but the nevada unified school district adopted the rules last night keeping parents out drom a series of games, public health officer doctor matt willis is concerned that a room full of parents at indoor sporting games can contribute to the spread of covid. >> as a parent of high school athlete. you know, i know that it hurts not to be able to attend those and even i can do
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not want to be apple. find transmission at this point in our own khon surge. we need to to be be doing the opposite. >> local health officials are also asking schools to not hold indoor assemblies until further notice. happening today. the teachers union in san francisco will be holding a news conference criticizing the district's handling of covid testing and the distribution of test kits. more than 600 educators weren't able to teach tuesday due to either testing positive for covid or still waiting on their test results to come back. the san francisco unified school district says that they received about 626 requests for substitute teachers and the teachers union is slamming the district over its handling of this covid surge, including having no plan on how to distribute a shipment of at-home covid test kits. when it arrives later this week, we're going to be carrying the unions news conference for you on our 24 7 free streaming service kronon. so make sure you have that platform downloaded. it's free
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and tune in. when that happens. to the east bay. now the oakland unified school district says that almost a 1000 students and staff have tested positive for covid before classes. resumed after winter break. the district gave out about 41,000 home test kits to students and families just before the break began. and in a statement, district officials say that although some students or staff may have been on campus monday before learning of the positive test results. they're confident that they avoided any potential exposures in an overwhelming majority of the reported cases. also in the east bay the west contra costa unified school district will soon begin requiring staff members to wear a medical grade kn 95 mask while at work. the new requirement starts on monday. the district says that this is just one of several steps they're taking to keep students and staff safe. the district has ordered enough masks for each employee to have one per week through the end of the year. also happening tomorrow. we have free rapid covid tests available for all students in the dublin unified school
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district. the district %as received about 13,000 tests from the state so they can be handing those out. parents can pick up these tests for each student between 08:30am, in the morning and 00:00pm in the afternoon at dublin high school or fallon middle school parents have to either have their children with them. when they pick up these tests or be able to prove that they have a child which goes to the district high school students who can drive all they can pick up their own tests. covid testing is also being offered at the school district office until 07:00pm every day this week through friday. a lack of vaccines is making it a little harder for people to get the shots. maybe you've noticed some cvs pharmacies have had to send out cancellation notices recently saying they just don't have enough vaccines for the number of people who've made appointments a spokesperson for cvs says that the pharmacy has administered more than 41 million covid-19 tests so far and 50 million vaccines since the pandemic began. but experts say that this covid surge is really affecting the work force behind the scenes, including those who work on distributing the vaccine uc
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berkeley, infectious disease expert doctor john swartzberg says that there are plenty of shots for everyone. just not enough workers to package them and to get them sent out. >> we've got plenty of vaccine, the warehouses and have it. have to be operational. in a lot of the people who work in the warehouses, just for vaccines but for any kind of were asked. there's a lot of covid going around. >> and doctor swartzberg went on to say that as for advice on those for those who have lost their appointments. he says maybe start with family and friends see where they got their shots that might be helpful. if that doesn't work, he recommends reaching out to city or county health departments, you might have better luck there. well, more and more bay area. small businesses are starting the new year. a bit uncertain about their future. in fact, a number of businesses have already voluntarily close their doors as the omicron variant is surging. but as kron four's jonathan mccall found out there's a growing concern, too that some of
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these closures could become permanent. >> for many small businesses and locally owned restaurants, the start of 2022 is yet another painful reminder of the challenges he faced in 2021 fresh. i mean, we're all frustrated we're all tired. a new round of covid concerns brought on by the omicron variant is now forcing owners to once again make the tough choice to close their doors, at least for now in alameda alone, toy safari will be closed through next week. town tavern is closed after a worker tested positive and the alameda island brewing company has closed its taproom after possible exposure. >> you know, i'm not surprised that we're seeing some of the smaller independent retailers making that decision to either sat down for for a couple weeks. or i addressed to clean reduce their hours. >> rachel michelin is with the california retailers association and i spoke with a lot of small business owners. you know, they were just they were holding on. they were
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holding on a lot to get through to basically this past holiday season in hopes that they could recoup some of that. >> profits that they lost. she says owners are once again being forced to make the tough decisions between protecting their bottom lines. >> or protecting workers and their customers. i just had a. >> small independent retailer happens to be engaged that with our you know, the 10% of his workforce is at right now and due to covid. in addition to the omicron variant. >> michelin says that supply chain issues and organized retail theft could be enough to cause some small businesses to turn off the lights for good. and i think you're going to have some business owners that are reevaluating that are saying is this really what we want to continue to do. >> do we necessarily want to continue doing it in california. she says she's in the process of working with lawmakers to try to find more money to help keep small businesses afloat. >> my hope is that some of these small retailers small restaurants can hold on and
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really be able to come back strong enough. but those that the virus will continue to claim even more victims. >> in san francisco. jonathan mccall kron 4 news. >> it is 8.12. coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news, california has new water restrictions and it could end up costing you if you waste water. we'll have details on these new fees and fines. coming up. >> and we've been tracking your forecast warmer temperatures today, a little break in the rain. and then we see another storm system towards the end of the week. we'll have a look at that once we get back from break.
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>> we're back. coming up on a 15 and california to waste water. now they may soon get hit with expensive fines. the state has adopted new water restrictions and these new rules will ban people from doing things like watering their lawns for the first 2 days after a rainstorm or letting their sprinklers run amok and basically get the sidewalks. all what can't do that violators could be fined up to $500 a day and regulators say they want to stress voluntary water conservation and enforcement is up to local authorities. so it's not like state in forces are going to come through and hit you with these fines. it's going to in effect to the end of the month. and despite all of the recent rain, the state is still going through a drought. don't forget, we still need a whole lot more of this wet weather before we're out of this drought. and it
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looks like we do have some coming our way by the end of the week. we are rain it with more on the good morning it is actually friday. that's what we're supposed to see more rain in the forecast. >> but right now you're actually seeing pockets of fog outside. this is a live look at our east bay camera and much drier conditions as of right now, you can see our radar from what we had yesterday were rain cover to matt. we did, however, have some rain that was in the north bay earlier this morning up in santa rosa. that's going to dissipate here around 10 and then you see nothing but cloud cover throughout the rest of the day into friday. that's when we're expected to see that next system that james talking about. we could also see some snow up in the sierras. we're getting a look right now at our highs for today. so as you're leaving the house golden gate park mission district all mid 50's for you. there. daly city down in half moon bay mid to low 50's all across the mat down in burlingame. you're 55 south san francisco. 55 57 in
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redwood city and san carlos as well. upper 50's down here in cupertino. you're looking at campbell san jose a mid to upper 50's union city out in hayward, fremont. you're 5060, year over in the east bay. we're looking at lower 50's in berkeley, a random rog and conquer a little cooler up in sonoma as well as fairfield and vacaville with upper 40's for you out in santa rosa about 51 their point raise 49 in stinson beach. the upper 40's. okay. we talked about the rain. we saw some this morning in the north bay and that didn't stick around. for too long. and later on this evening, we start to dry out just a bit thursday. we stay pretty dry all throughout the day. i recommend if you are going to go up to the sierra. you do it sometime today or tomorrow because that's what we see our second system will arrive early friday morning so we could see some snow then into the weekend saturday through about monday. we start to dry out there. looks like next week. we could get another week system into the
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bay area. our inland temperatures 40's and 30's and yhen along the coast there. you're looking at upper 40's and low 40's for the rest of the week. so james, we're going to be watching closely. the temperatures over the next few days and that rain and we're expected to get again on friday. >> all right. looking forward to that. thank you very much. rain and we'll see what the commute is going to be like on that friday when the rain hits. as for right now looks great. it's a lot drier out there this morning. and as you can see here at the bay bridge toll plaza. the congestion is really thinned out here this morning. so it's an easy ride so far on westbound 80 through the bay bridge toll plaza and often to san francisco. let's jump here to the south. we've got our shot here of highway 92 the san mateo bridge where traffic is moving well in both directions. no issues to slow you down as you make your way across that portion of the bay and to the north. if you're traveling from richmond out towards sandra fell. well, that bridge is moving well, too. as you can see here, not much traffic making its way towards the toll plaza. west bound. 5.80, into marion
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county. final stop for the golden gate bridge where it's been socked in with fog all morning long. and that continues to be the case traffic wise, though it's not that bad. so the roadways glistening a little bit. so it's a touch damp, but at least the volume is pretty low. so it's a nice smooth ride. no slowdowns. 1. one southbound into san francisco. let's get back to the news now. one of the world's biggest electronics show is happening this week in las vegas. but with some changes, we've got rich demuro with a preview in today's tech smart. welcome to las vegas where cs 2022 is getting underway. >> we are here at allegiant stadium where samsung is showing off their latest smartphone. we'll talk more about that in just a moment. but first, cs 2022 a lot of people didn't even think this show would happen. but here we are and there are new safety precautions in place to keep everyone safe. >> those precautions include proof of vaccine masks. free covid tests and plenty of hand sanitizer. the show is opening with more than 2200
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exhibitors, although several big names have dropped out or gone. virtual the show is also closing a day earlier than planned. joining me now is matt swider of this short cut dot com. matt, thanks for joining me. thanks. thanks for having me here. it's good to be on again. and what you expect to see at this year's show. >> i expect to see a couple companies. you know, the ones that can't really play >> lg, samsung sony lot of big tv that's always a big hit at the shows and you know that. that's that's what here to cover now. tell me a little bit about yourself. you recently went off on your own as an independent journalist to help people find hard to find playstation 5 and x box that says yes. so like all consular hard to get. >> attendance, which is a little easier. but you the playstation's, the most sought after consul and the re stocks. i just come out and i gained a million followers doing that. it's been a fun experience because engagement is so high with these very loyal followers. i got to quit my job and start my own tech website. amazing will go over that. and thanks for joining back to the smartphones. so
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like i mentioned, we are here for samsung's brand new smartphone is called the s 21 f e and it's an affordable phone. it's the follow-up to last year's model which sold more than 10 million making it one of samsung's most popular galaxy devices. and it's easy to see why. >> the s 21 packs flagship features at a reasonable price. this year's phone seems even more refined with a better selfie camera improved low light photography and lots of lenses to get just the shot you want. yes. 21 afi launches january, 11th for $699 and comes in green purple white and black, ok, so if i had to pick one of these awesome looking colors. i'd probably go with the y and i love the fact that the back is matt. >> so it's not going to show my fingerprints. have plenty more for you from cs 2022 as the week progresses. until then, follow me on social media. i am at rich on tech in las vegas. i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart.
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>> thank you, 21 that. i'm coming up on the kron 00:00am morning news still tracking major flight cancellations across the country and still having ripple effects here at bay area. airports will have details on that coming up in a minute. - hi mommy! - hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. ♪ hush little baby...♪ ♪...don't say a word...♪ but if slow upload speeds turn your goodnight call
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developing story we're following this morning. flight cancellations continue to be a major problem. >> all across the country so far this morning more than 1400 flights have been canceled nationwide and a big reason for that is the omicron variant and the spread of covid so far this morning sfo is already experiencing more cancellations than it had all day yesterday and believe that well, here are the numbers to show you. sfo reporting 64 flight cancellations so far. a lot of that apparently impacting united and alaska airlines oakland recording 11 flights canceled so far this morning san jose 18, the vast majority of those canceled at oakland and san jose appear to be southwest airlines. call ahead. make sure your flight is still on time. we're dealing with these major delays and cancellations still again today. it's a 25. we'll take a break. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news showing strength. >> in the face of hate. how one group is responding after a simple message supporting the asian community was vandalized. we'll be right back.
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>> another person was killed from gunfire on a bay area freeway. this time it was a deputy recruit out of alameda county has got all details coming up in a live report.
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>> 28 is the time and let's get a check of the forecast. here is we're starting off the half hour mark with a look outside. thankfully. it's not real coming down with rain. that's the good news. like yesterday. i was telling you today actually got a chance. leave my house at my regular normal time because it wasn't raining like we saw over the past couple of days. but we do still have some pockets of fog out there live look outside. >> san francisco. you can see that the no rain coming down at the hour. radar shows a much quieter picture that we had the past couple of days and we're set to see more rain on friday. so we're anticipating that futurecast shows us. we did have some early morning showers just to kind of cop kept up to the north bay here through santa rosa in that area. we, however do have some clouds throughout the rest of the day. and as soon as that dissipates, we're looking for 2 more showers come friday, but it's supposed to be a fairly weak system on friday and there could be some more snow in the sierras. so if you're heading up there as jess just leave earlier before
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that starts current temperatures outside right now low 50's across the mask on app of les hill. fremont san jose palo alto, san carlos, have a look at your 7 day coming up. but for now, james. send it over to you. all right. thank you very much. rain in a quick check of the roads for you this morning. our bridge checks, starting with the bay bridge toll plaza. >> looking nice here westbound 80 no problems to report. the chp says the span is clear. so no issues getting into san francisco in the south. we're looking at the san mateo bridge here where highway 92 is moving well in both directions. no issue from the peninsula side heading over to the east bay or vice versa. you're making good time. and we're also seeing nice conditions to to the north. the richmond sandra fell bridge where the toll plaza camera shows just a trickle headlights here making their way westbound on 5.80 across the span into marion county all's well, so far and for those heading south on 1 one across the golden gate bridge in the san francisco this morning. again, you've got a lot of gaps between the cars. so no issues making their way into the city this morning. albeit for the fog. it's a little thick out there. so keep it slow. want to stay safe. well, let's talk a bit
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about some of the breaking news this morning and some sad news here to start the half recruit for the alameda county sheriff's academy has died now after being shot in open right near the bay bridge toll plaza proper. sarah stinson has been following the story for us this morning and joins us now to explain exactly what happened here. sarah. >> the investigation is ongoing as we speak. the chp trying to figure out who's responsible for this and why someone would once again open gunfire on someone on the freeway. why do people keep doing this. this time it took someone who was training to give their life to others to protect others. someone training to be a deputy. but the alameda county sheriff's office take a look at the sheriff's office had their deputies line. the coroner's vehicle as they remove the body. his body from highland hospital saluting him, honoring him. and this happened yesterday putting an
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american flag over him. chp oakland is investigating this deadly freeway shooting that happened at 4.30 yesterday on 5, 80 west at the macarthur maze before the toll plaza to the bay bridge. the shooter open gunfire and to the personal car of the recruit hitting in causing him to crash into the guardrail when officers arrived. he was immediately taken to the hospital where he later died from his injuries was until later when they're investigating the scene, they found some items of his. they realize he was a deputy recruit with the sheriff's office. the name has not been released yet. they're giving the family privacy and time as they in the first hours of of learning this are trying to grasp and and and figure out what's going on. sergeant nelson with the sheriff's office caught up with us on the phone last night, though, he's in shock that this type of senseless violence continues to happen. >> own product guy here. a military my entire life and
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the life out there on here and i've never seen anything like like there. it that it has come to this for people. >> indiscriminately fire on people on the freeway. and kind of a lost during it all today. it's just awful, >> yeah, i think a lot of people when they learn of stories like this because we have reported on so many stories where someone has died from just simply driving or being in a car on the bay area freeway when gunfire strikes them and kills them. i mean, it's something that's hard to fathom. you're just going to work next thing you know, you've been shot and that's what happened to this deputy to be just days away from him becoming a deputy without me. the county sheriff's office and now we're discussing him reporting on him being killed in this way. so we're trying to get the latest for you. we have talked the chp this
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morning. they have their people out there looking at cameras trying to talk to witnesses to get any and all information as to why this happened and who is responsible. james back to you. >> thank you very much, sara. 33 is the time was turn our attention now to the other big story we're following the latest with covid experts are warning that the latest surge hasn't peaked yet even in highly vaccinated areas like san francisco case counts of almost tripled in the last week and with at least a couple of weeks before the projected peak, san francisco mayor london breed is calling on everyone to take extra steps to protect themselves. >> we're not shutting anything down. we're not closing businesses. this is not 2020, but we do need to do our part to prevent too many frontline workers from getting sick at the same time. that means we need people to take steps to avoid catching covid during our surge over the next few weeks. >> and the mayor says that city services are being
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affected because of breakthrough cases at all levels. so it's impacting police fire muni. experts recommend wearing an n 95 mask or maybe double masking too protect yourself. also avoid large crowds and take extra precautions among people who are unvaccinated. meanwhile, there's another new covid-19 variant. this one discovered in france. it's been named the i h you variant french health officials say that they found 12 people so far infected with the commute with this mutation. all of them living in southern france. the cases are linked to recent travel to the african country of cameroon now local infectious disease experts say at this point it's too early to know much about this new variant. so they're not to worry just yet. >> i'm not going to lose sleep over i eat you, which doesn't have a greek letter inning at. but i'm definitely losing sleep over >> it's unknown right now with this new variant is more or less contagion or dangerous than previous strains at this
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point. it hasn't been discovered in any other country. they'll be watching it closely to see what the results are going forward meanwhile, in san francisco, an organization believes that recent vandalism to their banner is racially motivated. take a look up reading asians are strong, went up on highway one. oh, one near the fremont street exit in san francisco on new year's day. it was meant to empower the asian americans living here as we go into the new year. but 3 days later it was vandalized hudson. lau is founder of the asians are strong community organization and he believes that this act of vandalism as really an active anti-asian hate. >> you someone saw it on the freeway got upset enough to get off the freeway. find random overpass and intentionally only cut off the ad is part. i like it was really the whole banner. d specifically cut-off age is to send a very, very clear message that this was a racially motivated vandalism.
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>> liao says that the nonprofit now plans to come back, bigger and louder by raising money to install a billboard in the city. the san matpo county sheriff's office has launched a new prison program that aims to teach incarcerated people how to manage their stress and their aggression and their trauma. it's a practice in mindfulness. as you can see here, this is the maple street correctional center in redwood city. it's actually the first county jail in the country to implement a program like this and the goal is to help these inmates prepare for re-entry into their communities after serving their time individuals who completed the training were then invited to participate in the first prison program silent retreat which was held last month. in the north bay napa county police need your help. finding the people responsible for a smash-and-grab robbery. police say the thieves took a prosthetic leg. it happened on december 23rd on the 1000 block of main street in napa and you're looking right now at the suspected getaway car.
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it's described as a black lexus gs 200 apparently had stolen plates on it at the time of the break-in. police say they're looking for 2 men. just one bag was taken from the car and it contained the victims prosthetic leg. if you have any information that might help police in this investigation. give them a call. meanwhile, san francisco police are looking for a person who stole a 5 year-old service dog monday evening. it happened at the intersection of wall or an octavia street. the service dog is a german shepherd named summer and these are pictures that were tweeted out by the sfpd. police say the thief grab summers harness and took off towards market street. again, if you can help police out and reunite the service dog with its owner. obviously that would be greatly appreciated. we'll take a break at 8.38, tomorrow marks one year since thousands of people stormed the u.s. capitol. the changes that the capitol police say they've made since that they've made since that attack. we'll be right back.
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>> we're back in a 41 and tomorrow marks one year since the january 6 insurrection capitol police say they're ready for anything that could happen as lawmakers continue investigating the events of that day. basil john has the very latest now from dc. >> good morning. democrats will handle most of the events to commemorate the attack and capitol police is making sure no surprises come along
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capitol police as they are not worried about the events planned on the anniversary of the january 6th attack on the capitol, but they are ready for anything there's no intelligence that indicates that that there would be any problems. capitol police chief tom manger specified the improvements the organization has made since the attack such as additional equipment cell phones for every officer to receive briefings and updates and an improved process to request assistance from other agencies. we understand the urgency and the importance of ensuring that we fix the things that need to be fixed to make this campus as safe and secure is it can be a major thanks congress for the support over the past year. a new york senator kirsten gillibrand says they will continue to help capitol police. we are going to stand with the capitol. police continue to get the more resources. we've made a lot of changes since january 6 and will continue make those changes to make sure they feel they have the resources. they need. senate democratic leader
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chuck schumer says it is necessary to not forget what happened and who was the reason for this attack. january 6 was the result of an effort by donald trump and his supporters to d legitimize our elections and perpetuate the big lie. >> former president donald trump announced he will cancel his january 6th event in mar-a-lago. >> and we'll see his supporters at another event later this month reporting in washington. i'm basil john. a 43 to time. we'll be right 43 to time. we'll be right back. after my car accident, 43 to time. we'll be right back. i wondered what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. is your accident case worth more than insurance offered? call the barnes firm now to find out. you might be surprised.
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checking bay area weather and traffic. before we get back to the headlines. let's start off with the forecast. we get rain with that. good morning. good morning. james. and we talked about the fall and the dense fog. we've been seen in years a pitch for that right now. a live look. >> outside. is this supposed to be san francisco that you can't see much of anything here because of those clouds. now we don't have that heavy rain that we saw yesterday all across the bay area. but this morning we did have some scattered showers in the north bay. now that quickly cleared out for much of the morning. and then you have cloud coverage all throughout the bay area. it's not until friday. now we're expected to see yet another storm system arrive here in the bay area. and if you are going to head up to this year's. you could also be some snow up there as well. so between today and tomorrow might be the best times to get on the road to
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travel up there. if you are going to do that. i wouldn't do that any time around friday. looking at our highs for today. santa rosa 51 down here, nevada, 52 mill valley inithe mid to lower 50's san francisco, you're 54 they're out and he at 51 livermore, 48 morgan hill 48 oakland's lake will conquer all lower 50's. now we saw that early morning rain in the north bay. that was today, tomorrow, drier conditions and then friday we have that second storm system that arrives again into the weekend. we're partly cloudy, but we're dry next week. we could see another storm system arrive in the bay area will be watching that closely. inland lows. 40's at the top of the week. 30's middle of the week. there and then along the coast. you're looking at temperatures all in the mid to lower 40's james, back to you. thank you very much. rain. and so here's a quick check of the bridges starting off with the bay bridge approach. still nice and light here at 8.47 no major problems as you're making your way westbound from oakland in the san francisco. the span looks just fine for
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you. >> we're also seeing nice conditions on the san mateo bridge as we head south this morning to 92. we've got a pretty easy ride here in both the west and eastbound direction. so no problems as you're making away from that portion of the east bay out towards the peninsula and to the north. it's the same story. richmond commuters heading across the span into marion county are making good time through the toll plaza here at the richmond, sandra fell bridge no issues. once you get into marin county and connect with one. oh, one. and speaking of one o on the southbound right across the golden gate bridge looking just fine volume. see if you're picking up a little bit, but you're still traveling at the limit and no slowdown at the toll plaza as you make your way in to san francisco. 48 on the clock. the warriors back in action tonight on the road facing the dallas mavericks and one warrior is making a push to be an all-star for the first time in his career we have kron 4 sports director jason dumas us with the story. >> lost in the very justified buzz of klay thompson's upcoming return is the fact that andrew wiggins is quietly
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making a case to be coming all-star for the first time in his career. wiggins is averaging 19 points per game and has successfully been guarding the best wing player on the opposing team night in and night out for the dup klay thompson said that makes him one of the top 2 way players in basketball playing on the best team in the league that my friends is objective. lee. true. since december. 1st wiggins is shooting 54% from the 3. now you have to figure steph curry and draymond green will be shoo ins for golden state. but history tells you that the team with the top record. usually get 3 guys in. so if you ask andrew winning does matter and he hopes to be recognized for that. >> how's that for for all stars you know, the best they
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are, you know, that suspect stuff they've got. like i that you now, you may. are you one? >> would be nice to see week in the all-star game in cleveland. the team that drafted him before he was traded to minnesota to the ice. the sharks in detroit taking on the red wing. second period trade up 2 zip adding insult to injury tyler. but tuesday with the short-handed goal. his second of the game. it 3 nothing moments later, highest center says me too. broad want to get int that's his second goal of the game as well. detroit corps it on san jose fall. 62 those take on the sabres on thursday like it's done to much of society. covid-19 continues to turn the sports world upside down on tuesday. stanford university, an ounce that all winter
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sports that take place in door will be limited to only student athletes and their families. so if you are planning to go see the defending national champion women's basketball team or the men unless you are a family member. it's looking like a no-go. these changes are effective immediately stanford athletic director bernard muir says full spectator attendance for all events will resume as soon as appropriate as for spectators at outdoor winter events that will be seated social distancing and will require to wear a mask. staying on the college level. one of the most anticipated local hoops matchup of the season has been postponed santa clara was set to host saint mary's on thursday. but the gaels don't have enough bodies because the players in covid protocols saint mary's is projected as a tournament team this year. the 12 3 on the young season. they have been playing great ball. meanwhile, santa clara not too
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shabby as wel they're 10 5 on the year. a makeup game for that contest has not been announced yet. >> and again, the warriors face off against the dallas mavericks tonight, tipoff time at 4.30. we'll take a break or at 8.51. will be right back.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at know. >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us for the final hour of the kron 4
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morning news on this wednesday. january, 5th and james fletcher and standing by to kick things off for us is reyna harvey in the weather center with a look at that forecast for us today as we're on the backside of yesterday's wet weather in we're starting to dry out a bit today. >> but now we're seeing patchy fog for the most part in certain pockets across the bay area. so right behind me looking at san francisco or what you can see of san francisco just a few silhouettes of buildings in the background. our radar shows us a quiet picture at this hour. we did have some early morning showers, but that was actually in the north bay did not stick around for long and that's going to dry up. we still are going to see low clouds throughout the day and tomorrow as well. and then on friday, another storm system arrives not too strong for the week. so you can make your plans accordingly. we're going to look at our temperatures right now currently low 50's in napa lay whole concord oakland hayward fremont palo alto, half moon, bay. san francisco, nevada and santa rosa. we'll have a look
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at your 7 day so you can plan your week. coming up next, james. i'll send it over to you. all right, reena, thank you. and a quick check of the bridges to because we like to get that. >> paired up with weather when we can look at the traffic here at the bay bridge toll plaza, nice and light. no worries for you as you're making your way westbound on 80 from oakland. >> in the san francisco easy ride for you. there. the san mateo bridge. our next stop. also shows a light commute for you in both directions. no matter which way you're heading eastbound westbound on that span. you're making good time. no problems reported by the chp. one more stop. well, couple more stops will jump to the richmond. sandra fell bridge for you next we're here at the toll plaza. you can see the traffic is moving. well. no slowdown whatsoever at the toll plaza and you're making good time across the span. no problems reported and one. oh, one. you're southbound right at a marine county across the golden gate bridge moving without any issue this morning. as you make your travels into san francisco. now to some breaking news this morning. a recruit for the alameda county sheriff's academy has died after he was shot


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