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letting us join you. that we are coming into the house. we are are. a safe distance, james, not only from each other, but from from all of you as viewers. that's one thing we can say about the kron. 4 morning news. it is covid safer. you won't catch covid from us. what you can catch those a shower or 2 and it looks folks up in santa rosa points in the far north bay beginning to see a few sprinkles. just a straight ahead promise. so we are and the commute this morning. i can attest it was easy. it was quiet friday light. i didn't have any raindrops. i didn't need to the wipers. now at all. and hopefully you can get through your morning ride without either depending on how quick or slow that rain is moving. >> let's find out. good morning right now. good morning. and that's right. we've been tracking your forecast today. >> we did have a few drizzles this morning. so certain parts of the bay area. we're a little wet. we're looking at the tarmac here at sfo. just a few damp spots out there. but we're tracking that storm system right now. you can see to the north of us starting to
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ride through into santa rosa at this hour. we're going to be tracking that. it's not going to stay there. it's going to quickly continue to move southward throughout the bay area this morning. it's not until the afternoon when you're going to see drier conditions out there. we also still have pockets of fog across the bay area. so you have that and the wet weather that is on the way here. currently looking at your temperatures right now, 50's across the map. napa vallejo, santa rosa down in the south bay. 51 in san jose. fremont. you're at 49 out of any at 49 in oakland, hayward, low 50's are going to be tracking that and tell you more about the sierra as well today. but for now, james, we'll send it over to you. okay, rana, thank you. and with the weather, let's check the ride out there, too. on the traffic front. looks like you're doing good here at the bay bridge toll plaza westbound 80. >> no backups or slowdowns at the macarthur maze and nothing really slowing you down all the way across the span into san francisco. so a good ride there. also looking at some kind of looks like some more sprinkles here at the san mateo bridge with some wet roadways for you. but you're
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still making good time. no backups here on the san mateo bridge, as you make your way from the east bay out toward the peninsula. we're looking at a fairly nice right now here at the richmond, sandra fell bridge. there was a bit of a backup in our last check. that's all gone. looks like you're making good time heading into marion county and then our final stop for the golden gate bridge. you're southbound ride the commute direction into san francisco. those headlights as you can see, are moving without any slowdown. what so ever? that's the update here at 6, 0, 2, alright. now let's talk about what's happening in the east bay with teachers in oakland. they're planning a sickout to try and bring attention to covid safety concerns that they have the oakland unified school district has already sent out notices to parents last night of this possible sickout. it's not actually sanctioned by the teachers union. so it's unclear exactly how many educators or any others other schools are going to to sup 8. but the teachers behind the sick out have a list of demands that they have for the school district they want n 95 and kn 95 masks.
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they want weekly testing and covid leave and they also want hepa filters in large rooms. take a listen. >> we would love to be in in person just as much as everyone else wants us to be. but the fact of the matter is our campuses are safe right now. we need some time to get the resources that we need on campus in order make it safe. >> the district plans to keep schools open for students today with district officials saying that covid protocols are in place and that hepa filters have been distributed to every classroom. and regular testing is available to all students and staff. >> it's a problem everywhere. it's something all teachers are demanding like in san francisco. they want the same saying they're asking the district for more covid safety measures. now they do. and this comes after hundreds of teachers staged a sickout of their own. >> to bring attention to the safety protocols that they want in place for sarah stinson following that story for us in the city. good morning, sarah.
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>> the san francisco unified school district and the teachers union met at the bargaining table for hours and unfortunately no agreement was made on covid safety precautions and sad to hear because, of course, everyone wants safety precautions. but there's a few things that they're disagreeing on. teachers, extremely frustrated this after yesterday, over 615 at least called out sick. and some of that was due to a sick out that they held yesterday while others are actually sick or have been exposed after the first 3 days back from winter break. the union says covid cases went from 9 on monday to 122 case on wednesday for staff and students. >> the teachers union is asking for 10 paid sick days for all covid-related reasons. the district to provide to n 95 kn 95 mask for every student and employee each day.
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>> and for weekly covid testing for all students and staff to be at every district district work site and the district is offering. take a look at this. what they're offering 5 days instead of 10 days of paid sick leave for covid blaming the state for cutting funding that would have paid for the additional days that they provided last year. the district says they can provide a reasonable best effort to maintain supply of high quality masks like n 95 or kn 95 mask. but for employees only and have agreed to make a weekly covid testing available to all students and staff like the union would like. now the president of the union posted a video after negotiations on twitter. we have a clip from that and then you'll hear fromgthe spokesperson of the district. >> forcing the school district's lack of urgency to develop a plan for handling the latest surge of covid-19. continued at the bargaining table. the district is trying to cut covid sickly from fy 10 to 5 days and now needs a week to calculate the numbers for the 10 days. that's
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unacceptable. we also have to hold the line to keep students included in the mass distribution because as if usd proposed only to give up asked a staff that we were cool with that. finally, we continue to advocate for testing to be available at every student school site. and it is a big, you know, distribution plan. we have over 119 schools in the district. so we're mobilizing as quickly as we can to get those tests to school so they can distribute them to students and families >> and the test that they just got from the state, those rapid tests arrived so they will be shipping those out to the different locations as well. now, since they met, they had no agreement met yesterday. they plan on meeting next thursday. but teachers say that is not soon enough because, of course, the day must go on. they must teach and they must continue to get the students their education. so they are saying something happened now. not
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next thursday. we'll continue to follow the latest. will they continue to do a sickout? they'll be some kind of strike will have to follow that today. for now. send it back to you. >> thanks a lot. and we're talking about same story everywhere. well, there's 143 teachers in the mount diablo unified district who reported absent from school yesterday. the district says that its covid and an ongoing teacher shortage. that's the problem. and they also say that they're able to teach the kids anyway. as superintendent doctor adam clark there says that students will still get their lessons from other quote, credentialed staff members who stepped in and i know i mean, i know a principal, for example, in a different district tough because he's stepping in. some districts have just had bus drivers, cafeteria workers, anybody step in. but in this district, they say they're able to do it with credential workers and meet these high staff absences and they don't see it die down either. but they also don't think they're going have to close schools or anything like that because of the staff shortages. if you
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listen to the teachers union, they say, well, there are stalled contract negotiations that of the problems. and they say they've hit a wall with the district and they say that a strike is possible. and we have a warning. if you use public transit this morning because of covid ac transit, new knee are saying you have to expect delays because there's been a spike in covid cases among employees. and so, you know, mass transit is the same. as for example, what we're seeing in the airlines, if they don't have drivers and stuff, there's not going run their schedules earlier this week, the sfmta tweeted out the first warning we saw about this saying that you they've had a lot of employees have to stay home either because they have covid or because they're quarantining because they had contact and that's had a ripple effect throughout the system. >> well, along with the surge in covid cases, bay-area hospitals are also seeing a rise in hospitalizations according to state data. the number of icu covid positive patients as increased in
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contra costa county from just 7 back on december. 21st 2.25. now on january. 5th in the south bay, santa clara county, also seeing their icu occupancy go up the high number of covid infections is putting a strain on hospital resources. but doctors in santa clara county say they are ready for the surge. >> we work in hospitals regularly to make sure that do everything they can to convince that building stopped from other areas that necessary given what we're seeing in terms of community transmission in terms of case numbers, we're monitoring the situation. very toasty. >> health officials encourage people to take all the health precautions they can including. >> masking distancing vaccinations and boosters. >> and with the tests hard to find around the bay area. that there's in for scammers. they figure if you kick an appointment and you can't get at home test may to sign up for anything. yeah, that's the
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worry area. law enforcement officials are warning you about the scams that seem to be popping up. crawford's camila barco has more on the story for us live in san francisco. camila. >> good morning, guys. like you guys said, if you go to the you notice that some of those are in short supply or they're sold out and there's now a bigger need for those at home covid tests. but now scammers are taking advantage of the situation. but the richmond police department is warning people to be aware of this. according to the federal trade commission, there's fake testing kits being sold online. the napa county sheriff's office also said that cyber criminals are creating omicron phishing scams and these e-mails are impersonating the united kingdom's national health service. the email offers people a new covid-19 omicron pcr test. and once you click the link, ask you to provide your credit card information. now, if you put that information and it is sent to cyber criminals. a napa sheriff's office says that the
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scammers impersonating the united kingdom's national health service. but there may be similar scams like this one from other countries. so take a look at your screen. the federal trade commission is offering a few tips when it comes to buying kobe test kits online for one. make sure that the test you're buying is authorized by the you can go on their website to check the list. you should also do your research on the seller. the website or the company before you buy those tests. look at the reviews on where you're potentially by the covid tests from and pay by credit card because if you're charged by an order that you never got, you can dispute that charge with your bank. now darya james, according to the fda, there are more than 400 covid caskets that are authorized by the fda for emergency use cars or is authorization. so it's easy to think that when you're going online and seeing that there's these at-home covid test kits that are for sale, that they are reliable. but in fact, they might be a fake
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one. so do your research and follow those tips from the federal trade commission because you can avoid being a victim of this scam. back to you guys. all right. thanks. a lot of camilla, him. >> 6.11 is the time. we'll take a quick break here. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news travel woes are continuing at airports all across the country. that includes right here in the bay area where so far nearly 100 flights have been canceled out at sfo already. we'll have a complete look at all the airports coming up in a minute. and after the break, as we wait for more rain here in the bay, the sierra is waiting for more snow will have details on that as well. >> and the north bay, you're starting to see some light showers up there through santa rosa in this area. we're going to be tracking your forecast when we get back from break.
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>> 6.15, right now check out the sierra is an easy drive. i did get to tahoe. >> you did yeah. the kids and i yeah, i went up. there was no borders for days. oh, my god. nobody's their cations. you know the holidays. >> it's so fantastic. looks like we're going to get a little more snow for you to enjoy come this weekend. >> the trick is going to be getting up there because later on today when it starts to come down, it gets a little more dangerous. so timing your travel up. there is going to
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be pretty important. yes, yes. you want to drive when it's not snowing and then you'd like to ski when it is snowing. so let's check that out. hiring ilo. yes, is going to be snowing up there today and just take your changeup there. if you are going to be traveling today, saturday and sunday in the sierra. >> nice for, you know, snow coming down those 2 days over the weekend. a live look outside currently right now. we're seeing clear skies over the east bay, patchy fog. however, just to the north santa rosa, you are starting to see some light showers already this morning and that's going to continue to move southward throughout the morning here. we're looking right over santa rosa, some light showers, saint helene. you're also getting just a little bit of light rain that's going to increase as the morning goes on. and then you see here about 10:30am, is what we're going to see. a lot of that rain situated over san francisco and to the east bay here, all of the bay area eventually seeing that rain as the day goes on, then we get a break at some point within the afternoon and then we might even see some sunshine as the clouds continue to move out
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here in the bay area. highs across the map today. we're in the mid 50's for most of the bay area. so daly city, you're 54, half moon bay mid-fifties burlingame millbrae san bruno. all mid-fifties across the mat. upper 50's here in redwood city, san carlos, the south bay, san jose. i'm looking at you. 58 morgan hill. 57 down there. freeman move the union city and hayward. 56 the air over in the east bay. you're seeing low 50's across the map. so up in napa. 49 vacaville, you're 48 fairfield. 49 there as well. and mill valley. 51 that 7 day forecast. we're traeking the rain today. you see it'sa already in the north bay. and then over the weekend we get a much needed break. snow in the sierra this morning and then again on saturday and sunday. you have a lot of sunshine and will be nice up there into next week. we're seeing another storm system arrives. we'll be tracking that. and then in the lows, the upper 30's along the coast. you're looking at low 40's, james.
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>> reyna, thank you very much. 7, sir. 6.17 is the time we're looking at an easy ride. still at the papers toll plazas. we give you a quick check of your commute this morning. traffic westbound on the interstate 80 moving. well, no issues for you. and again, that's been the case for days now as we're enjoying some nice conditions here for you, heading into san francisco, little damp for you on the san mateo bridge. but all's well traffic wise. you're looking fine in the westbound direction. those tail lights heading across the san mateo bridge over towards foster city and the rest of the peninsula to the north's. we've had some improving conditions here at the richmond, sandra fell bridge toll plaza. doesn't look like anybody is having a slow down much at the toll gates themselves. you're moving across the span, just fine into the north bay and for those that are traveling southbound 1, 1, across the golden gate bridge looks like you're moving well, no problems to report the chp logs. all clear for you as you make your way around the bay. >> 6.18. and let's get to the developing news that we're following for you, which are the covid flight cancellations. this is because
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so many employees of the airlines and of course, of the airports as well. even our traffic controllers have either had covid or had to isolate because of contact that it they can barely get a plane off the ground here. you see one taking off james, which is great. but the cancellations have been huge nationwide and right here in the bay area like 2300 flights so far across the country canceled and also contribute. in fact, we've got some pretty nasty weather to back east. >> here in the bay area's, take a look at the numbers specifically sfo. 94 flights canceled so far. oakland, 12, san jose. 25 and in terms of the airlines most impacted you're saying sfo was mainly alaska? >> yeah. and united, which i guess today, it's really the bulk is alaska and then open in san jose, which i they're having problems because of southwest. that's a yeah. and those are just their first tough go for you. if you're heading out there to the airports this morning. >> all right, 6.19, let's also
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a kick get you caught up on a wrongful death lawsuit that's now been filed in alameda county to the company formerly known as facebook. >> this lawsuit claims that members of an extremist group used facebook to coordinate an attack that killed federal police officer david underwood with kron four's dan storm with a closer look at what's behind this suit. a lawsuit filed on behalf of the family of david underwood is blaming facebook for causing his death. >> underwood was working as a security guard at the federal courthouse in oakland during the george floyd protests in may 2020, he was killed in a drive-by shooting. the man accused of killing him. stephen is suspected of being a member of an extremist group. the lawsuit alleges and others were allowed to plan this violence through facebook. yeah, i think the lawsuit. >> this is going to be the first of many legal expert. paula canny says this lawsuit is an interesting idea because facebook has allowed for groups even extreme wants to come together. the social
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media giant has argued they've banned more than 1000 militarized movements from their platforms and that there's no legal basis for these claims. the attorneys representing underwood's sister ashley jacobs say extremist groups like the violent boogaloo boys were allowed to stay engaged and active on facebook because it improved the company's ad sales. the internet is sort of the wild wild west of the law. >> i mean, we have laws about murder and killing stealing and all this for as long as you know, people could write. but the internet is only existed for 20 years. federal agents have found evidence of talking about extremist behavior on his facebook account. >> the attorneys allege facebook users were not warned about how engagement on the platform was driven up by hateful or toxic content. the lawsuit is seeking facebook be held accountable for promoting violent extremism leading to underwood's death. it's sort of like facebook is like.
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>> a giant meeting place and they're encouraging extremist to calm and made it this place and then put into all these horrible thanks, dan thorn kron. 4 news. >> it's 6.21. and today the 3 men convicted of murdering ahmaud arbery are going to be back in court for their sentencing. a jury found father and son greg and travis mcmichael and their neighbor, william bryan. guilty of killing arbery and a murder carries a mandatory life sentence in georgia. so the judges remaining decision is whether they're going to have a chance of parole or not. the mcmichaels armed themselves and chased arbery in a truck after they saw him running in their neighborhood. brian joined the pursuit and recorded the whole thing on his cell phone and showed travis mcmichael shooting and killing arbery. >> we'll take a break here at 6.22. coming up, we're obviously still following the latest with the weather. today is the day that rain arrives
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once again and we see it beginning to fall in the north bay getting closer and closer to san francisco. we'll be back with for complete with a
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>> it's 6.25. and national news. it was a day of remembrance at the capitol as lawmakers remember the january 6 capitol riots. democrats held events throughout the day while most republicans stayed away from the capital. basil, john has the d tails. >> good morning. there was a
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somber atmosphere in the capitol as lawmakers discuss the events that took place a year ago and the president took aim at his predecessor. >> let us all here, killing in a moment of silence. >> lawmakers spent thursday reflecting on the one-year anniversary of the attack on the capitol. it was almost. >> the worst moment of my life. >> pennsylvania democratic congresswoman susan wild and others shared their experiences from that day and what they learned. >> how close we had been. to to reel genuine threats, danger. >> this wasn't a group of tourists. this is an armed insurrection earlier in the day, president joe biden condemned the actions of the former president and blamed him for inciting his supporters to overturn the election. he's done so because he values power over principle. because he sees own interest. there's more important in his country's interest in america's
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interest. while many republicans were in georgia for the funeral of former senator johnny isaacson, florida republican congressman matt gaetz in georgia, republican congresswoman marjorie taylor. greene pushed against the treatment of the former president's supporters january 6 last year wasn't an insurrection. this is a 2 tier justice system that should never exist in our country. even though donald trump canceled his event in mar-a-lago. >> he released a statement attacking the president, democrats and the election reporting in washington. i'm basil, john. >> this morning the search continues for whoever shot and killed in alameda county sheriff's recruit. coming up, i'll tell you what the department is doing to help the public and they're giving
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>> 6.30, right now and we are checking out the weather heading friday and the weekend. pretty good. are you reading? i'm ready and waiting for the yeah. a lot of plans. james, do i don't know how shiny new deals how china will see. yeah, i got some shows the need to pinch some. that rain has suggested some of the check those out. hold have you been working out? >> so with the holidays and scheduling, it's been really tough to get back into it and the rain to it's it's it's. show you saw gone. and just i took a break, ok? all right.
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all right. back to it. back to it this weekend, anyway, home and that regardless of what it is that the beards days. i like it. i do like perfect weather for beer. whether you're >> thinking about cut yours right now. just keep it because we have rain in the forecast today. a live look outside right now. san francisco. we also have a few cloudy conditions that stuck around from late last night. we've been tracking that current storm and it's situated just to the north here. so right here to santa rosa, light showers. saint helene, you're also getting a little bit of rain there as well. and that's going to continue to travel into the bay area southward. so the east bay, san francisco, the south bay, everybody will be getting a little bit of moisture today in the forecast. we'll start to clear out later afternoon and then into the weekend, sunshine on the way temperatures currently outside. right now, you're looking at low 50's in napa. santa rosa. valais whole conquer livermore. 49 down there in fremont san francisco, 50 half moon bay. you're 50 as well. and san
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carlos. 48 degrees. we're going continue tracking that storm that's making its way into the bay area right now. but for now, send it back to you. ok, rain a thank you and let's do a quick check of traffic. weather and traffic always goes well together like peanut butter and jelly. so let's check it out. >> the bay bridge so far, so good at 6.30, we haven't really seen too much congestion at all here at the toll plaza as you make your way westbound in the san francisco. so so far, so good there. volume certainly picking up here at the richmond or at the san mateo bridge. but again, no brake lights. you're really making good time from one end of the span to the other. the richmond, sandra fell bridge did have a backup earlier, but that cleared out fairly nicely. looks like that's still the case. so all's well here on west bound 5.80, no problems for you as you make your ride in towards sandra fell. and for those of you heading on to a one, a one here southbound into san francisco. so far, so good. there's hardly any traffic out there to slow you down. more weather and traffic checks in a bit. but let's get back to the headlines. 6.32 in a big story that we're following in the east bay. they're looking for new leads, the fatal
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shooting. >> of an alameda county sheriff's for crude david win. and now a large reward is being offered to find and arrest the shooter. that's the story. the kron four's will tran is on for us in alameda county. now will. >> james, they spent the past couple of days hoping to get leads and then maybe they don't have any leads or they're not willing to share it. but they did stay step up late last night. we're talking the alameda county sheriff's deputies associations stepping up with a $10,000 reward for any information that would help them track down the killer of one of their own. let me show you a picture of david. when 28 years old, he was leaving training at that time, 4.30, in the afternoon on tuesday was around the macarthur maze when somebody pulled up on the right side of his toyota prius, one single shot went through his car. he lost control of his car and slammed into the center median. let me show you how horrific this was for.
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obviously the entire community, but especially the alameda county sheriff's department. they showed up in full force at highland hospital because they did take and there were doctors tried to save his life. but his injury simply too much. >> his body taken out in a somber procession with the american flag draped over his body with all those officers standing that attention. so you better believe this is very personal to them. david wind was just one month away from finishing the academy and becoming a police officer. they're offering the reward because at this time they don't have a motive. >> on why he was shot. he was in his toyota prius. so it was unmarked. it was not a sheriff's deputy's car. he was not wearing his uniform at the time. so they don't think it's still early. they don't think. that he was shot because he was a police officer in this case going to be a police officer. so everything is on the table. but they did step up late last night don't be
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surprised if this reward money continues to grow. as far as david when he was on his way actually across the bay bridge to go to his sister and his family's house where he was living in san francisco. >> thank you very much. well, 6.34 and and happening today, the u.s. supreme court is taking up to >> major efforts by the biden administration to mandate covid vaccinations. the justices are going hear arguments today about whether to allow the administration to enforce its vaccine mandate and testing requirements for large companies. the mandate was supposed to apply to any company that had at least 100 employees. the court also getting her arguments about a separate vaccine mandate that applies to health care workers. these mandates in total would impact more than 80 million americans. >> well, another big story that we're following this morning. cruise ship companies are in rough waters once again as covid cases continue to surge and more ships are now
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reporting outbreaks. you remember we told you about the ruby princess ship yesterday. i just got back with the accrue. >> and passengers. they had a nice 10 day trip from san francisco to mexico. 12 them turned out when they docked. they had covid and they couldn't let them just go home. they have to quarantine. let's take a look at that story. >> the cruise ship is operated as a vaccinated ship mean you have to be fully vaccinated to board the 12 positive covid cases were discovered before the ship arrived in san francisco as the ruby princess that docked in san francisco thursday. a spokesperson from princess cruises confirmed that several passengers tested positive for covid. >> saying, quote, in accordance with our established protocols, those guests have tested positive will either return home by their personal vehicles will be taken to hotels, coordinated in advance for quarantine. the ship had just returned to san francisco after a 10 day cruise to mexico. san francisco port officials say that under local
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health mandate, the crew of the ruby princess had to randomly test. 25% of passengers and discovered that 12 people have the virus. their statement saying in part, all individuals are either asymptomatic or experiencing mild symptoms. no passenger has required medical attention and no hospitalization is needed. a dozen covid cases that were discovered just days after the cdc raise its risk level for cruise travel to the highest category. they say the virus spreads easily between people in close quarters aboard ships and that people should avoid. traveling on cruise ships regardless of vaccination status in october, cruise ships were allowed to start talking again in san francisco nearly 2 years after the grand princess had a covid outbreak that killed 7 people and caused more than 100 to test positive recently. royal caribbean cruises and norwegian cruise line had to cancel several itineraries a bad sign for the cruise ship industry as omicron cases continue to rise. the cdc recommends that if people do decide to go on cruise ships
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that they get tested for covid one to 3 days before their trip. and again, 3 to 5 days after their trip, even if you're fully vaccinated. >> in san francisco, i'm rob nesbitt. kron. 4 news. >> 6.37. right now. and babies born during the pandemic. turns out they're displaying less social and motor skills compared to kids who were born before we started this whole covid crisis. >> they did a new study in the new york area and they looked at 225 babies that were born between march and december of 2020. >> and the baby showed delays regardless of whether their mom contracted covid during pregnancy or not. they say the delays may not be indicative of long-term issues in development, but they say that these babies should be monitored as they grow up. and, you know, james, i was just reading about a study to that finds that kids that are 5 and under you'll notice if your kid gets covid, they have this weird cough kind is called croup like that. that dry and that's been happening. it's just a sign and i know it
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sounds terrible. they say it's just one of those things. that's the way that kids get covid attacks, the upper respiratory area. so they get that that kind of crupi cough. state lawmakers are moving forward their efforts to establish the nation's first universal health care system in california. we all know that health care costs an arm and a leg in this bill establishes the health care program and its rules which would cost about 200 billion dollars to cover everybody. the other bill is a constitutional amendment that was unveiled as a set of tax hikes because they have to have money and this whole thing if it's passed by the legislature and voters that would have the final say on the tax increases because taxes are involved. you get a say. single pair health care system is the fiscally sound thing to do. >> the smarter health care policy to follow and a moral imperative. if we care about human life. >> republicans say they have have some concerns about how this would financially hit.
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those who are struggling with the high cost of living and rising inflation that we're seeing in california, this effort also faces mounting opposition from several groups, including the california medical and hospital associations. >> a santa rosa woman has been sentenced to more than 6 years in prison after supplying fentanyl to the father of a toddler leading to the death of that father and his son. 2 others were also convicted in this case for playing a role in selling drugs to 29 year-old patrick o'neill. back in 2019, it was at that time. the kron 4 unknowingly interviewed the person who ultimately federal authorities say sold those drugs to o neale crawford's taylor sackett with the story. >> more than 2 years have passed since the death of patrick o'neill and his then 13 month-old son, liam, who lived in santa rosa. the 2 died after coming into contact with sentinel in september of 2019. and on wednesday, the last of 3 defendants, leanna zamora was sentenced to more
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than 6 years in prison after being convicted of supplying fentanyl. that was later sold to o neale. authorities say that fentanyl was originally sold to lindsey williams who gave it to a man named sheen crazy someone we interviewed back in 2019 right after the toddler's death. >> almost positive path had been clean for a number of months at this point. and i think it was probably the first time he used the draft. you know, it could have fallen out of his pocket a door. >> i i really don't know at the time creek claimed to be a family friend of o'neill's. but we later learned he was the one who directly delivered the fence and all to the baby's father. according to prosecutors. meanwhile, creating was sending this message to viewers at the time. people should really not use all at all. it's a very >> depending on how need is help here. one little speck like a grain of sand can kill
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you. >> pretty was sentenced to 7 years in prison for his role in the fentanyl distribution. prosecutors say the fentanyl in question was originally bought from 100 and drug dealer in san francisco's tenderloin district. a place known for its open air drug markets. san francisco's basically ground 0. >> for the drug crisis in the united states, former addict and now recovery advocate tom wolf says we need to do more to crack down on this activity in the city last month. the san francisco board of supervisors approved an emergency declaration which addresses the overdose epidemic in the tenderloin. and i think one of the metrics that we need to look at over the next 3 months is emergency declaration goes on is whether or not emerge accidental overdose deaths drop in san francisco city supervisor matt haney says law enforcement, the district attorney and state will all need to work together to go after the leaders of these larger criminal organizations. the problem that i see is that. >> as soon as they arrest somebody who that person ends up back out on the street or that person is easily replaced. and so the deeper
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solutions to that to this problem to both give people offense and also that we produce and so it's not so pop up profitable and then going after the higher level, the bigger fish. i'm taylor bisacky reporting kron. 4 news. >> it's 6.43. and still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. what's going to happen with jimmy throwing hand? is that some ready to take on the rams? we're going to talk about the prospects for this sunday's game. we're going hear from jimmy's biggest fan, tight end george kittle. and we're also tracking a storm system that's making its way through the bay area to the north bay. currently will tell you. >> when it's going to reach the rest of the ba new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy
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>> 6.46, and will i'm excited about taking a few hikes this weekend. i went out yesterday at the weather held out which is great all day. all right. much. but that was ok, probably don't do it today, though. things are going to be little wet little money. i think by the end of the afternoon, least that's what rain has been tracking with the storm tracker 4 right now. tracking track the muddy paws. it's like perpetual, not yes. the tracking of the money, it actually today. is that going to be one of those days? like i mentioned, where things are going to get pretty slick and wet. >> if you're in the north bay are already experiencing that at this hour, a live look outside at sfo. we've also had some overnight early morning drizzles and pretty much when a lot of our roadways out there tracking currently where that storm system is situated
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at and santa rosa, that area say halina looking at that rain up there that is going to continue to make its way south into the bay area. so we're tracking that around and it's pretty much situated across most of the bay area, san francisco, the east bay, the south bay as well. in addition to the north bay. and that's going to be here most of the morning. so you will have a pretty slick commute if you're out there traveling into the afternoon, looks about 3.45 when we start to see that rain and that system finally make its way out of the bay area. also today, if you're heading up to the sierra, you are going to see some snow. so take your chains if you're traveling up there or just wait it out. because tomorrow and sunday are going to be pretty nice days until we see another system make its way into the bay area that could be here sometime sunday evening. looking at your highs currently santa rosa. pretty cool up there. low 50's a nap and a model mill valley. san francisco. you're at 54 down in the south bay, morgan hill at 48 san jose. 52 mountain
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view. 53 and in the east bay mid to lower 50's. alright, look at your 7 day for you today into the friday. we are going to have some rain. but if you're going out later in the fternoon, we're gonna start to dry out here. so if you're heading out tonight, first, fridays, things are going to be pretty dry into the weekend. you're seeing some sunshine. it's going to be nice up in the sierra after the storm passes through and the next week we could see another system that's going to arrive for the week as well. lows in the inland areas. you're in the upper 30's and then along the coast, you're looking at mid-forties james. >> i doubt there. it looks still pretty good here at 6.48, at the bay bridge toll plaza. nothing really in your way. your drive perfect timing from oakland and san francisco can't really say much more than that. it's an easy commute on the bay bridge. the san mateo bridge has also been a nice one for you. looks like it's got a little more volume on it. but it's all moving. well, you're at the limit, making good time from hayward out toward the peninsula and
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beyond. once we get to the north bay, we had an issue earlier. was much of one on west bound 5, 80 here at the richmond center fell bridge toll plaza. but since that's cleared up, it's been smooth sailing so far this morning for the last hour or so. all is well there, as you make your way into marion county for those leaving are in county down into san francisco across the golden gate bridge. looks like we've got a nice ride for you as well. southbound 1 one moving. well, those headlights heading towards the camera. that's the direction commuters are going and you're doing well. >> that direction, jimmy g's going. and let's talk about sports is just doing well. that's what we to be feeling better. looking better is not grimacing. and that means maybe he'll be ready face the rams on sunday, perhaps and the warriors they're wa-ting for. klay thompson return. >> all things seem to be pointing towards this sunday will see kron. 4 sports director jason dumas has more. >> the warriors finishing their road trip in the big easy, but they had to do it without steph curry, draymond green and want us connell.
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anderson, all out so tall order and guess what? the clay countdown to the next game is on. all righty. there's clay right there. 2nd quarter now, andre, iguodala those about leading to break the other way. give it up top to the rock. come to think amanda. have 13 points off the bench early 4th quarter. the pels took control of this game. gary clark's 3 pointer. give them a seven-point lead. then with 2 minutes left, brandon ingram probably going i'm not sure if he'll be an all-star come their record, but he's really good. he had 32 and 11. big give up, though, jordan poole from the logo. a minute left, giving them some hope. then with 59 seconds left, think steele and it's a three-point game. the warriors trying to get a stop now, one possession game devontae graham 3 is off the back
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board. but josh hart gets the long rebound. he beat school to the ball opportunity loft warriors lose one. 0, one. 96. they return home for a sunday date with the cleveland cavaliers the wait could be over. klay thompson all but confirmed there. but in the meantime, steve kerr said he was pleased with this. effort despite the loss. >> i was really proud of our guys, you know, being a short-handed gave the young guys good chance to play an experience of. phil game on the road i thought our our young guys gain valuable experience. i was really proud of the team for. fighting all the way through and and giving themselves a chance at the end. >> bob book marin, the sharks trying to snap a two-game skid. they took on the sabres and snowy buffalo. first period. sharks go up a goal timo meier. i set up. there's
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meir time earth times. haha, it's 14 goal of the season. it's 2, nothing. sharks. 3 minutes later, thomas hurdle probably been their best player. they hear one of them his 17th of the year. >> sharks hang on to win 3 to 2. they are in the city of brotherly love on saturday. the forty-niners continue to prep for the rams. huge game. and once again, jimmy garoppolo participated in team drills and he was throwing deeper pratt beeper passes and he was in wednesday's practice. but he still nursing that ucl sprain in his thumb and according to his tight end, he's progressing pretty well. so the jury still out on who is going to start that week. 18 matchup in los angeles. >> compared to last week, i think it looks you know, don't know. feels like i know chip bones don't feel great. and i
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jimmy is, quote, speak for itself hurts. so whatever he's doing out there. i think is doing a really good job so far. you know, we'll see what happens these next couple days as it a huge game. obviously, you know, we need to win get to the playoffs. but you just noticed that you said you got to stay consistent. got to do what you've been you know, the things i've been making success, we got to continue those. don't take short cuts. this is not really the week to do that. >> just a quick reminder. if the niners when they are in the playoffs taking on the rams, the rams have a lot to play for 2 because of the rams win. they win the nfc west. now the niners lose. they can still make the playoffs. they just need the saints to lose to the falcons, which in my opinion, it's unlikely. so don't put it up the chance to take care of business at so fi stadium. >> all right. we'll see what happens, james? yeah, niners. >> kickoff at one. 25 this sunday against the ra
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>> 6.56 right now. and coming up on the kron 4 morning news, san francisco teachers are demanding better covid safety for themselves and the kids in the district. but this school district has a different idea of how to fix this. we'll see where the negotiations stand this morning and you know that home covid tests are hard to find. well, now there's a warning about scams. you want to pay for nathen. we'll have details in a live report. and
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we're taking a look at the rain that is moving into the bay area. you can see it's he north bay right now. rita harvey's can have more on the timing and the whole weekend forecast for you, too.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 7 o do it. we got a stretch, james. as you can get >> you guys at home. look at the radar while yeah, it's not pretty. i prettier than are stretching. i was going to say that they could be worse. it's still pretty light out there. but it is arriving. we could see up near santa rosa. they got some showers and looks like that wet weather is working its way down one-on-one towards san francisco. that is our bigs top story this morning. the fact that wet weather has returned today might be good to get the dog is out this morning before it starts pouring what is that? what time you think that's going happen? i would because you're in the north bay, right? yeah. i would say it's starting to rain up there now. light showers out there and then the rest of the bay area. you're also going to see that as well. we're taking a live look outside right now at san francisco. the rain is not arrived here just yet, but it will be in just a few hours or so. we're looking at that
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