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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 current radar and you can see
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it's situated over santa rosa, saint helene and that area that's going to continue to travel southward. so, look, it's going to be situated across the bay area around 10, 9 o'clock. so today we're going to continue tracking that as that continues to travel down south also looks like up in the sierra. we are going to see some snow. i'm also looking at around 9 o'clock for that as well. your current temperatures outside pretty cool today. cooler than we were yesterday nap of allay antioch, low 50's. 49 in livermore, san jose. you're at 50 down there. fremont. 49 and santa rosa 50. we're going to continue to track that system will tell you want another one is expected to arrive. but for now, james, we'll send it over to you, ok, randi, thank you. let's give a quick look at the roads this morning. we've had the bay bridge looking real nice for us all morning long. and that's still the case here. at 7 o'clock. hardly. >> much traffic at all. as you work your way past the toll plaza and over the span of the san francisco. it's an easy ride. in fact, faster than usual this morning. the san mateo bridge has been a fairly
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well easy right as well. you can see traffic, although there's a bit of it on the span. it's all moving. no brake lights to speak of. nothing really slow you down as you make your way out toward the peninsula. up to the north star west bound 5.80, right across the richmond, sandra fell bridge shows really easy conditions here at the toll plaza. no problems on the span and you're connected to one o one up in marin county is looking good. 1, one southbound across the golden gate bridge is also flowing without any issue either. the chp has been out there and so far their logs are clear. it's a pretty nice ride this morning. all right. let's get to the east bay now in our headlines happening today. we have some teachers in oakland planning a sickout to try to bring attention to the covid safety concerns that they have. the oakland unified school district sent out notices to parents last night about this possible sickout. it's not sanctioned by the teachers union per se. so it's kind of unclear at this point how many educators are, how many other schools plan to participate? but the teachers involved in this sick out say they have a list of demands for the district. they want.
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and 95 masks. they want weekly testing. they want covid leave and they also want hepa filters in large rooms. >> 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. >> so the district plans to keep the schools open for students today. in fact, district officials say that covid protocols are in place. in fact, they say they have hepa filters already distributed to every classroom and regular testing is available to all students and staff. this is something that we're hearing echoed all around the bay and san francisco teachers asking the district for the same. they want more measures to protect them and the kids. >> against this is after hundreds of teachers stage is sick out of their own to bring attention to the safety protocols that they want in place. proper has been following the story for us in san francisco this morning.
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sarah. >> yeah, unfortunately, even after that sick out to the district met with the teachers union in san francisco and they could not come to an agreement about safety precautions. of course, everyone wants everyone to be safe yet. they still have a few demands that the district is not quite ready to meet very close, but teachers say not close enough and not soon enough. yesterday's over 615 teachers called out sick the to the the district had to scramble and trying to get subs, trying to get credentialed people to fill in the sickout some of the people who called out. and then there's also people who are actually sick of actually been exposed after the first 3 days. back from winter break. the union says covid cases went from 9 on monday to 100. 22 cases on wednesday for staff and students. >> the teachers union is asking for 10 paid sick days for all covid-related reasons
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for the district to provide to n 95 or kn 95 mask for every student and employee each day and for weekly covid testing for all students and staff at every district work site and the district. take a look what they're offering. not exactly what teachers wanted 5 days instead of 10 days of paid sick leave for covid blaming the state for cutting funding 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 they've agreed to make weekly covid testing available to all students and staff at every district site during normal work hours. the union president posted a video after negotiations on twitter. we have a clip from that and then you hear from a spokesperson with the district, all of them talking about this mask distribution. >> we also have to hold the line to keep students included in the mass distribution because as if usd proposed
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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 along with their collection of the specimens. we offered to stay at the table multiple times throughout the day today because we know that health and safety agreement is crucial to combating the spread, keeping everyone safe and our schools operating base usd has been distributing ppe, including surgical and cloth masks monthly to all schools throughout the fall. >> we're going to continue to distribute ppe and include kn 95 mask to school sites this week. >> so it seems like they're almost on the same page. but teachers are saying, you know, they're frustrated because now the district says we will meet with you again next thursday, teacher said, well, wait a minute, we still have to teach every day until then, of course, besides weekend. and so they're extremely frustrated by this. they want their demands to be met now, not next thursday and could
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not even be met next thursday. so we'll continue to fall. this you how teachers react. will they continue with the sickout? will they continue with maybe doing a strike? we will see for now reporting live in san francisco. sarah stinson, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, sara. same story in the mount diablo unified district. 143 teachers were absent from school yesterday and the district says it's because of covid and that they're having an ongoing teacher shortage. but despite the challenges, the district says that they're still been able to give the students the lesson they want from are they need from other credentialed staff members been able to step in and they say that they do expect the continued number of staff absences to be high in the future, but they don't anticipate having any trouble in terms of philly. issues have to close schools because the staffing shortages, the union for the teachers, though, has a different story. they say that they're in contract negotiations. they've hit a wall and then a strike is possible. and covid has
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taken a toll of public transport this morning. both ac transit and muni telling riders because of a spike in cases among employees. you are going to notice some problems with trying to get where you need to be on time because they just can't roll the buses and everything without the staff. sfmta tweeting out the similar warning first earlier in the week about employees being forced to stay home and quarantine and that having an effect on your getting around town. >> well, along with the surge in covid cases, we have area hospitals now also seeing a rise in hospitalizations according to the state's data, the number of icu covid positive patients has increased in contra costa county from just 7 back on december. 21st to now 25 on january 5th. so this is post the holidays in the south bay, santa clara counties, also seeing their icu capacity go up and the high number of covid infections is putting a strain on hospital resources, though. doctors in santa clara county say they are ready for the search.
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>> you work in hospitals regularly to make sure that do everything they can that contingency planning. and 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 are encouraging people to call the health precautions they can. and that includes wearing a mask distancing and also getting her vaccinations and boosters. >> as you know, it's hard to find a covid test. if you look you know, into any stores, if you go to the pharmacies and even getting an appointment is difficult. so now, of course, >> scammers are out there trying to take your money and not just to basically what you need because they know you're desperate. >> kron four's camila barco is live in san francisco with what you need to be wary about. camilla. good morning. >> yes, like you guys said those at home covid tests. kids are a hot commodity right now. but federal authorities say that scammers are taking advantage of the situation and there are people out there selling fake at home covid
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test kits. so to avoid a victim of this scam, the federal trade commission is offering a few tips. take a look at your screen. if you're looking at buying an at-home covid test kit. make sure that the test is authorized by the and you can go to their website to check that list. also, do your research on the seller, the website or the company before you buy it. look at the reviews on where you're potentially by the covid tests from. if you do end up covid tests can't pay by credit card because if you are charged by order that you never got, you can dispute the charge with your bank. now the richmond police department is already warning people about the scam. and then at sheriff's office is alerting people about phishing scams. according to the agency, there are e-mails impersonating the united kingdom's national health service and that email offers people a new covid-19 omicron pcr test. once you
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click the link, they ask you to provide your credit card information. and if you type in your information is sent to cyber criminals, officials say that there may be similar scams like this one from hackers, but just from other countries. now darya james, according to the fda, there are more than 400 covid test kits authorized by the agency. i currently have one right here. the company is bought. all i had to do was go to the fda's web site type in the company's name. look it up and see if that meeting came up on the list to make sure that it is reliable and it is authorized by the fda and this one is so easy as that. all you have to do is just going to be is website. make sure that these are reliable and authorized by the agency. and of course, listen to the other tips from the fda. back to you guys. all right. thanks a lot, camilla. and i guess a tip is if you can find one of the drugstore. good morning one. i got to i wish i got 6 like,
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you know, did you have to have you do? all right. 7.11 is the time. thank you, camila. still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news travel problems still mounting. >> at airports all across the country here locally. we've got almost 100 flights canceled sfo alone. details coming up in a minute. >> and we'll also take you up to the sierra as well as we're expecting snow to blanket the mountains as folks are heading up there this weekend. rain. yeah, that snow will be there in just a few hours, but we're already seeing showers in the north bay. we'll tell you. >> just how long it's going to take to reach san francisco in the east bay and pass on through. once we get back.
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>> we are back with a live look up at the sierra. this is highway to 9 up grant park where we've got clear roads for now. but we do have that incoming snow with the system that's approaching the bay area. so things could get a a little more risky for you if you wait too much longer before heading up there, though, they see little dicey on the roads. see, to have. but you know what? let's get up on the mound. it's worse. it just like riding a bike. you fall down a lot on but it's fun. >> the snow is pretty soft. and if they get more of it, that's a good thing. reyna says the snow is on the way. let's talk about the time it is on the way around. 9 o'clock today is when we should start to see some snowfall. >> up in the sierra right now back here, we're tracking rain that's currently falling down. a live look outside right now a foe. and you can see conditions are dry here, but it will be dry for too much longer. currently tracking
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that storm system. that's to the north right here and we'll see situated right now passing through santa rosa. it's moving pretty quickly because last time i checked, it was just touching santa rosa. and now we're already getting in a petaluma and a bottle. napa, saint helene as well. and that's going to continue traveling south. we're tracking the time. so around 09:00am pretty much saturated throughout santa rosa, san francisco and much of the east bay. it continues to move on through to the south bay. you're looking at 11:30am. it's still going to be raining down in half moon bay, san jose fremont san francisco out in the east bay as well. and then that passes through. so about 4 o'clock in the afternoon for 15, you're starting to see showers clear on out. and then we're going to have a sunny weekend between saturday and sunday. we could see yet another system arrives late and the sunday night. but we are currently keeping a close eye on that. current temperatures outside. right now we're in the 50's a little cooler than yesterday. napa. 52 santa rosa. 51 of otto. 52 down here
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in the south bay, looking at morgan hill. 48 san jose, 52 east bay. 53. 51 and conquer. all right. that 7 day forecast. so rain in the forecast for this morning that sticks around until the afternoon. so if you are going to go out later today, we should be in the clear around 5 o'clock this afternoon when you're getting off work later in the day into the weekend, we have some sunshine but clouds as well. it's pretty cool along the inland areas. you're in the upper 30's and then 40's throughout the week. we'll be tracking another system should be pretty weak. one, though, starting some time at the top of next week. james, ok, thank you very much. >> let's give you a quick check of the commute this morning. before we get back in the headlines, we've got still really nice conditions here at the bay bridge approach. you're westbound 80 right. just fine out of oakland. no worries. no problems. as you make your way across the bay and into san francisco. we're seeing similarly nice conditions at the san mateo bridge. and here's a live look at that. the sky beginningtto get a little bit of color here
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as the sun comes up, we've got driving conditions here on this spanned the flat section high rise doesn't matter. you're making good time for hayward out to foster city this morning, the richmond, sandra fell bridge was problematic earlier. but as you can see, that's all gone. it's been fine for the last hour and a half with traffic flowing well past the toll gates and across the span into lastly, as we like to do, we'll finish up with the golden gate bridge look at that sky. we've got really nice conditions. southbound 1, one as you head into san francisco. no problems in marine. is like a fire or like that? yeah. asked iq. >> pretty cool. all right. let's talk money. one in 3 americans spent too much overspent. what we had during the holidays and that boosted what we owe to credit card companies and investors are digesting some new numbers on jobs. jane king is live in new york to break that all down >> hello, terry, good morning. and the hiring kind of in december. so the labor department says that 199,000
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jobs added last month. we expected 422,000. so not even half of what we had expected came in the unemployment rate that did drop to 3.9% to your load. so economists say this monthly number doesn't take into account self employed and they think that a lot of people during the pandemic did start their own businesses. so that may not be accounted for in these numbers. and the markets mixed they die. just these will americans went all out this holiday, roughly one 3rd of shoppers spent more than $1000 and on their credit cards and went into snow wallet hub says many people overspent are in the gift giving and a lot of folks a bit or more than half actually said even though the omicron variant was kind of raging during christmas, that it did not affect their plans and mortgage rates climb past 2021 levels for next mortgage rates started off the year with a bang. they moved higher this week. the 30 year fixed rate
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mortgage averaged 3 point to 2% this week and talk about selling a $10 monthly taco subscription. so talk about customers can get one taco per day for 30 straight days is called the talker lover's pass and it is available this week nationwide. you have to have the taco bell app, though, to do it live from new york. i'm jane king teacher. all right. thanks a lot. j will see later. have a good we get. >> okay. thanks. you too. >> we also have some developing news that we've been following for weeks. and it's just getting worse. these flight cancellations because of covid. yeah, he's been a problem all across the country. fact more than 2300 flights have been canceled nationwide so far as we take this live look here at sfo where they have had dozens of flights of their own, almost 100 canceled so far this morning. back. here are the specific numbers as we take a look at the next graphic here. 94 flights canceled at of as a food rsa lot. yeah. and in oakland actually open looks the best today. you know that we've even seen a few days. 12 flights canceled is not terrible. san jose is not good. 25 flights canceled. a
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lot of the affected flights in oakland. san jose are southwest my favorite airline to fly and >> they like everybody. alaska, united. they've all been having trouble keeping staffing up. and then, of course, there's the air traffic controller issue as well because, you know, if you either have covid or you've been directly impacted by it, then you have to be, you quarantine for 5 days and >> lynn, it's like, you know, it's like jobs everywhere. yeah, i suppose. >> let's get back to some other headlines here. 7.21. in the east bay. we have a wrongful death lawsuit now that's been filed in alameda county against to the company formerly known as facebook. this lawsuit was filed by the sister of david underwood, who was a guard at the federal courthouse in oakland during the george floyd protests back in may of 2020, he was killed in a drive-by shooting and the man accused of killing him. stephen there's his photo he suspected of being a member of an extremist group. the lawsuit claims that he and others were allowed to plan their violence by using
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facebook. >> yeah, i think the lawsuit this is going to be the first of many. it's sort of like facebook is like a giant meeting place and they're encouraging extremist to calm and made it this place and then put into all these horrible thing. >> the lawsuit wants facebook to pay for damages in underwood's death and also be held accountable for what they say is, you know, efforts to promote violent extremism. >> happening today, the 3 men convicted of murdering ahmaud arbery are going to be in court to learn their sentence. a jury found father rnd son greg track it right, greg and travis mcmichael and their neighbor, william bryan, guilty of shooting and killing ahmaud arbery and murder in georgia carries a mandatory life sentence. so the judge's decision is whether to allow them the chance for parole or not. the mcmichaels armed themselves with a shot gun chased arbery in a truck after
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they spotted him running in their neighborhood. and brian joined the pursuit and recorded the murder on his cell phone. >> we will take a break 7.22. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. the latest with the storm system that is continuing to march closer and closer to san francisco. you can see the radar has this line of showers really up in read headlines almost approaching the golden gate bridge. love m - hi mommy! - hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. ♪ hush little baby...♪
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limited availability in select areas. a new study is calling into question just how quickly at home rapid tests can actually detect. >> the omicron variant on a mine took about 10 minutes. kron four's dan kerman takes a closer look. >> a study of 30 people finds in most cases at home rapid antigen tests. >> using nasal swabs didn't detect omicron until several days after participants became infectious. that rockets going to be beneficial because it's going to pick up. >> the vast majority of people when they're the most infectious ucsf infectious disease specialist doctor peter chin-hong says rapid tests remain effective even though they don't identify every single person infected. >> before they transmit the virus. still, he says it supports the notion that one can't count on testing alone to protect themselves others. >> if you have. no that 5 other people in that went to a positive. but that initial rocket su did id 3 is negative on the fight. you might still
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want to weigh in. my spit a little bit longer in a high-risk situation where you might be exposing someone because it may eventually 10 posit. >> the new study has yet to undergo scientific review and chin-hong says he would like to see a much larger study done in the future. >> the study also found that pcr tests of saliva proved to identify omicron quicker. further study is done and that's proven to be true. it's possible that in the future we might have at home tests that swap the mouth and throat instead of the nose. dan kerman kron, 4 news. >> this morning, the search continues by the alameda county sheriff's department for whoever shot and killed one of their own. and this morning they giving you thousands of reasons why
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>> all right. we're back here. 7.30, chatting with rain about i just it are >> teasing you, james. it's so good to be back with you. i mean, even though we're kind of far away, you know, do that again. there we go. he's standing by. >> with a look at the forecast and she's been looking at the radar because that rain or daria, i don't you concede of your shoulders get closer and closer. >> the shoulder of i by me. but rick bright as green blob. and that's really what indicates where the rain is. it is move in closer and closer. and so i guess we've been tracking this storm
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system that is set to arrive. it's already situated over the north bay here. so passing through santa rosa up there saying, alina, those areas and it's supposed to like most of the bay area, at least by 09:00am today. also, if you are up in the sierras, something to note they are issuing a winter warning advisory for you traveling up there. so that's from 06:00am today until 6 o'clock at night. if you are going to head up there, remember, we're going to see snow in addition to that. also, some rain up there. and so they're saying if you're traveling up there just to bring chains currently looking at temperatures along the 50's throughout the bay area. we'll continue tracking your forecast. we'll have more coming up for now. james, we'll send it back to you. all right. thank you very much. rain at one quick check of the roads for you this morning. we've got. >> the bay bridge, right? continuing to be a fantastic one for you as you make your way across the bay into san francisco. this particular route has been light all morning long. so expect easy conditions as you make your way through that part of the bay to the south of san mateo
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bridge, actually thinning out. we're seeing lessening the conditions here. terms of car volume on the right-hand side. that's traffic heading out towards the peninsula from hayward and all's well so far. so it's looking good here. we're also seeing an easy ride on the richmond. sandra fell bridge. so if you're cutting across the bay to the north from richmond down towards sandra fell. it's a pretty smooth commute. no real slowdowns, as you can see here at the toll plaza itself and no problems. once you connect on the 1 one, which if you take southbound will take you to the golden gate bridge. and for those commuters, it looks like we're still moving nice and smooth here as you make your way into san francisco. >> 7.32, the big story in the east bay that freeway shooting. so sad. investigators now looking for new leads to try to solve this killing alameda county sheriffs who david, when was shot while he was driving his car back from practice. you know, he was training to be an officer and it's just tragic. it is. and now there's a large reward being offered to find the person responsible for the shooting. crawford's will trend.
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>> has that story for us now from alameda county will. >> james, the alameda county sheriff's deputies association. they have stepped up late last night and offering $10,000 for any information that will help them track down whoever shot and killed one of their own. let me show you a picture of david. when 28 years old, he was shot near the macarthur maze. he was actually going back to san francisco where he lives. this was on tuesday afternoon around 4, 30. so at the height of the commute, he was shot, lost control of his prius and slammed into the center median he was rushed to highland hospital in. here is video from highland hospital. doctors tried to save his life, but they could you can see all those officers in full force showing up as his body was being taken out of the hospital draped. >> with an american flag, he was one month away from finishing the academy and becoming a police officer.
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before that guys who actually served in the national guard. he wanted to be a police officer very much. according to his family members at this point, they don't have a motive on why somebody was shooting him. they pulled up next to his prius. >> one single shot on the right side went through in his car. he was not in a marked. obviously police car. he was not wearing his uniform so they don't believe at this time whether or not he was targeted because he's a police officer. maybe somebody knew what he wanted to be a police officer, but they're not saying that was the motive at this time. there's also i got to tell you being an asian american. there's also talk within the asian american community that maybe he was targeted because he's an asian-american, but nothing is concrete at this time. there's only maybe one, definitely one, maybe even more people who would know this, the killer or killers, which is why the alameda county sheriff's department and the association they're offering
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$10,000. you know, this chance and daria, they want to catch everybody. of course, right? but when it happens to one of their own now it's personal. thank you very much. well. >> 7.34 and we have some breaking news this just into kron 4 legendary actor sidney poitier has died. he was 94 years old. look at these old pictures of him in his heyday. and here he is with his oscar. he was a trailblazer. he was the first black man to win the best actor oscar for his role in lilies of the field. he was known for roles in guess who's coming to dinner in the heat of the night? yeah, that's a remarkable it really an icon. he was born february. 20th 1927. he was born in miami. he grew up in both the u.s. and in the bahamas and he got his first oscar nomination for his role in the defiant ones that was back in 1958. and you see
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him with barack obama. they're getting an award academy. words calls him a major, inspirational figure and the creative community such a huge loss for hollywood this morning celebrating the life and city party. what's happening today is the supreme court is taking up 2 major efforts that could affect whether or not you have to get vaccinated. this is about the vaccine mandates. the justices are going argue is today a weather, the government and the biden administration can force big companies to require testing and vaccines. this is a mandate that applies to 100 employees, at least. and of course, also going hear about mandates that effect health care workers specifically all of these vaccine mandates would impact more than 80 million americans will keep track with the supreme court decides. meanwhile, a cruise ship with at least a dozen passengers have tested positive for covid docked in san francisco thursday. >> the ruby princess, if
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you're in the area, perhaps you saw there at the port of san francisco. it had come back from a 10 day cruise to mexico and a spokesperson confirmed to us that the infected passengers had little to no symptoms. they did not need to be hospitalized, but they were sent home to quarantine. everybody on board was fully vaccinated. that's a requirement these days to sail. the story, though, may evoke some memories for those who were here when the grand princess cruise ship docked at the port of oakland. nearly 2 years ago at the very beginning of the pandemic. more than 100 people on board that cruise ship tested positive. 7 of them died. the cdc, of course, still strongly warns against traveling on cruise ships right now. but not everyone is heeding that warning. >> here's the cdc warning advising people not to cruise. you heard about that. >> i had we've got to get back to got to get back to sit around. >> stuck in the house for ever. >> yeah. well, the cdc says covid spreads more easily on
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cruise ships even if you are vaccinated. they still recommend that you get tested one to 3 days before you embark and then 5, 3, to 5 days after you get back. everybody is doing this dance, you know, to travel to not travel hot. he you know, like normal again, normal big guys waving loves got, you know, is just like that's normal. now, that's normal. 2022 covid is still 7.38. still ahead on the kron. 4 morning news state lawmakers are taking a big push now to establish universal health care in california. >> it's good comes at a big price. the question is, are we going to oppose paying for it? so we'll have the latest on that. >> and when it comes to health care, how jimmy grothaus going and that throwing hand of the bomb, it's getting better. will he face the rams this sunday? we're going to hear from tight end george kittle. who is i like to call him? jimmy is biggest fan. well, we are tracking your forecast for you today. we are expecting to
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see some snow up in the sierra. we'll tell you about what time. and also we have some rain making its way into the bay area. alr
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>> and we're back at 7.41. state lawmakers are moving forward with a plan to create the nation's first universal health care system right here to california. so the proposal comes in the form of 2 bills. the first bill establishes the health care program and its rules which is expected to cost about 200 billion
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dollars. the other bill done deals with how to pay for it. it's a constitutional amendment that would raise taxes for some if passed by the legislature. voters would have the final say on any tax increase. >> single payer 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 some concerns about how this would financially hit those struggling with the high cost of living here in california and the rising inflation. effort also faces a mounting opposition to from several groups, including the california medical and hospital associations. we'll be right back.
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>> some 45 right now and we are tracking a storm. that's not a huge one. i don't know fact it's already beginning to sprinkle in parts of the bay. we've got in the weather center getting us up to speed. he ran a yellow. good morning and we're tracking that storm and we're actually in a start with futurecast year. this is of the sierra over going to expect to see some snow up here today and say around 9 o'clock is when we're really going start to see that snow settling in and it doesn't stick around long. it actually passes straight through there. and then tomorrow and sunday,
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you're going to have nice conditions. so if you are thinking about traveling up there, that would be a good thing to do, maybe tomorrow because there is a winter weather advisory in place for the sierra. that's from 06:00am this morning until 6 o'clock at night. so if you are, you don't want to wait. definitely bring some change with you up there as you're traveling. we're currently tracking that rain. we've been talking about radar shows us where it's situated over currently. so you can see much of vacaville the north bay novato traveling down to san rafale. looks like it's even touching some areas of richmond and delay hill at this hour. that's going to continue traveling south throughout the morning. so 9.30, looks like pretty much the east bay as well as san francisco is covered with rain. and then as you go on into the rest of the day, the south bay as well around noon here, and then that's going to be pretty much done and moving now around 5 o'clock today. so after getting off work, you're going to see drier conditions for us. let's also get a look at your highs were in the 50's for pretty much most of the bay, the low 50's. so up in
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chile, home napa, nevada mill valley, all lower 50's the east bay as well for you. pretty cool livermore. 48 morgan hill, you're 48 as well. and the south bay. 52 in san jose. our 7 day in showers and some snow up in the sierra. we get a break into the weekend. we're going to have some sunshine. so that'll be nice. we'll see another weak system make its way into the bay. that's going to be the start of this upcoming week. and then in the lows in the upper 30's, low 40's along the coast, mid 40's throughout the week, james. all right. rain a thank you. as we check the commute for you again. it's been a nice light right here. not a lot going friday at the bay bridge. >> you're westbound 80 right from oakland and san francisco getting off without a hitch. let's get to the san mateo bridge because it looks like it's pretty smooth there as well. you can see there's definitely more cars in the shot that they're all moving at the limit. nobody's really slowing down for anything. so you're making good time across the bay, at least on the southern edge to the north. let's check out your san mateo bridge where you're richmond.
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sandra fell bridge right? you actually see a few raindrops on the lens. and that's part of that's rain system. that rain was just talking about. but at least the traffic's moving well. and once you're in marin county heading down the golden gate bridge, you can certainly see there's a little more wetness on the span rain is beginning to fall lightly across the golden gate bridge. traffic, though, moving without any problem. so it's a smooth ride for you this morning for where you are. >> 7.48 right now who will be smooth sailing for jimmy around the niners. they are getting ready to face the rams this sunday and that fingers. the question hopefully it'll heal up in time and hopefully we'll see klay thompson to for the warriors. >> as they're hoping to get a win after a couple back-to-back losses on the road. but they'll be in town on sunday across for sports. director jason dumas says look at all of this. >> 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. anderson, all out so tall order and guess what? the clay
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countdown to the next game is on. all righty. there's clay right there. 2nd quarter now, andre, iguodala those about he's leading to break the other way. give it up top to 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 amanda 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 board. but josh hart gets the long rebound. he beat school
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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 youdg 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 jimmy is, quote, speak for itself hurts. so whatever he's
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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. >> and don't forget the niners game against the rams at one. 25, it's an afternoon game on sunday chairman. >> yeah. looks like we have do or die. 72 will be right back.
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>> 7.55 the time getting our first look at what commercial space station's of the future might look like. they're ready. here's some concept. images from blue origin. the company was founded by jeff bezos. they say they're going to use 130 million dollars in seed money from nasa to develop what they're calling
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the orbital reef, which is a partnership with sierra space and boeing. so will be a joint project. the goal is to launch the first module in the space business park in the 2nd half of this well. and there are other companies to take this as origins. this is another company's the wagon wheel right? which would create artificial gravity out there. stick all it's a little shot. you saw people standing on the ground on the ground looking out the well, right. like and in like a fancy room. so we would i get to stay in. there is a word that hotel for you or each of those modules around the ring. they would rent out the different businesses who want to use him for labs to do their experiments in like the we work in in space. you know, you just rent. that's that's exactly it. yeah, in the center there. that's elon musk's starship. so they're even planning having things like that dock with it. >> eventually some day covid safe out to the news from there. james. and at that will
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be my bubble. you could be down 76 right now. i you can't wait. the blast me off. san francisco teachers are making demands about covid safety because they want the district to do something to make them in the kids safe. the district has a different plan, though. so the kind of at odds we'll have the details on that. and if you're looking for and at home covid deaths, i know it's been difficult but don't be fooled. law enforcement agency there. some scammers out there and they want you to avoid getting ripped off and being left with nothing. you know, uses box. and coming up on the crop for more news, we're going to continue tracking the storm. we've really seen it go from north to santa rosa down south to san francisco. where will the green blob head next?
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at >> well, thank you for letting us join you in your morning. maybe you're sitting home having a little coffee. maybe you're trying to get movin. i would say if you have dogs to walk, do it now, if you see that you're not in the green because if you're in the green. >> it's a little late. it's already starting a sprinkle out there for some most of that light rain, which is nice. but we are seeing it starting to fall. san francisco live pictures of the golden gate bridge which will show you later some wet roads out there for you right now, of course, on the upper right hand corner, you can see their snow falling up in the sierra. so lots to talk about


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