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>> now it's 3. the alameda county sheriff's office is calling for freeway surveillance cameras after a shooting killed a recruit. but some oakland city leaders have privacy concerns with the cameras. dozens of school shut down today after more than 500 teachers called out sick across oakland. how the omicron variant is affecting in-person learning and how the district is now responding. life in prison. the 3 men convicted of shooting and killing arbery. he was out on a job learn their fate today. now from the area's local news
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station. >> this is kron. 4 news at 3. 34 people. >> the local last year. wouldn't cameras help with some of those? it's it's crazy to me that we don't do that. >> now at 3 in the wake of this week's deadly freeway shooting law enforcement officials in the east. they're pushing for increased surveillance along oakland freeways, thank you so much for joining us here during kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock today. i'm justine waltman. the california highway patrol continues to investigate that deadly shooting, including all the others that have been happening along oakland freeways in recent months. the most recent being the alameda county sheriff's recruit that was killed along 5.80, earlier this week. and now there is a call to install freeway cameras and it is ramping up this afternoon. it is coming, though, with some privacy concerns. kron four's haaziq mod-yoon has our top story. >> i know that in contra costa county, they have a series of cameras that they put on the freeways that have worked very well in solving crimes. and
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i'm quite honestly amazed that that cameras does not exist in alameda county. >> the alameda county sheriff's office is making that call for surveillance cameras in the wake of this week's deadly freeway shooting killing. 28 year-old david win. he is a deputy recruit who died after being shot while traveling with the 5 80 freeway in oakland. he was heading home after a day of training at the sheriff's academy in dublin. why think? >> videos are are extremely valuable. we've just seen that recently with kevin nishita. they had the video of the car even though they didn't have the play, they have the car. >> and they were able to find that car eventually and then made arrests on that case. and without that evidence, i'm not sure that would happen. alameda county sheriff's office spokesperson sergeant jd nelson says now is the time to take action on this before somebody else is killed in a car to car shooting with the plethora shootings that we had on the freeway, not just our own recruit. >> but jesper woo. you would think that somebody would say, hey, it's time to get cameras
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up, not just on the freeways, but >> in the cities as well. i i fully support. >> the call and have advocated to increase our surveillance technology. >> however, oakland city council member laura taylor cautions that the right ballots has to be struck between public safety and the privacy rights of local residents. >> you know, can we have a privacy advisory commission that helps us balance the needs to improve safety using technology while also making sure we don't abuse the >> access to that technology. sergeant nelson says there's no time to waste get the cameras out there so we can start solving some of these shootings. has he let kron? 4 news? >> a $10,000 reward is being offered to find the person who shot and killed that alameda sheriff's cadets. investigators say 28 year-old david, when was driving home at 4.30, on tuesday afternoon when he was shot near the macarthur maze in oakland. he was just one month away from
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finishing the academy and starting his career as an officer. the alameda county sheriff's deputy association is putting out this reward, hoping to catch the shooter. so far there is no motive in the shooting. investigators are saying they're not certain if he was targeted for his job because he was not in uniform and was in his own car. to our covid coverage. now on 12 schools had to cancel classes today in oakland after more than 500 teachers called out sick. dozens of teachers then spent the day outside of classes today demanding that the district implement safety protocols against covid. they organized a car caravan writing up their demands on their vehicles, what they want. n 95 and kn 95 masks weekly testing covid leave and hepa filters in large classrooms. district spokesperson john sasaki says the sick out was not sanctioned by the teachers union and technically is
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illegal. >> it's something that we feel is not what should be happening, especially when we're talking about student safety because we do feel here you see that the city, one of the safest place for students to be is in school because there stable group, certainly wintry. they're in very stable groups. everybody's masks. many people are vaccinated. majority of people vaccinated certainly in the upper grades. >> the district also says covid protocols are already in place and the hepa filters have been distributed to every classroom. and regular testing is available to all students and staff kron four's. rob nesbitt is working on this story today. have an update for us coming up during kron. 4 news at 5. a look ahead at what could be happening for school on monday. now to san francisco where teachers want the school district to do more to protect students and staff from covid. and this is coming after hundreds of teachers staged a sickout to bring attention to the safety protocols. they are demanding
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the teachers union and the san francisco school district spent hours at the bargaining table, but no agreement was made and covid safety precautions. the teachers union is asking for 10 paid sick days days for all covid-related reasons for the district to provide to n 95 or kn 95 masks for every student and employee every day and for weekly covid testing of all students and staff at every district work site. the district came back offering 5 days instead of 10 paid sick leave for covid blaming the state now for cutting funding for those additional days that they provided last year. also agreed to make weekly covid testing available to all students and staff. the district says will continue to provide masks but only for employees. the district says it will meet with the union again next thursday. and the cdc is now saying the number of kids being put in the hospital because of the omicron variant is increasing, which is why they have again updated safety guidelines for
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schools. our dc correspondent raquel martin reports as school districts are struggling to adapt all these new changes. >> the cdc is actually doing it to service but changing its guidelines. every 3 and a seconds. the president of the american federation of teachers says cdc's updated recommendations for school safety. >> are counterproductive. think it just creates, frankly, more confusion. randi weingarten says right now educators are focused on keeping everyone safe in keeping kids in school. despite the omicron, sir, she says more than 90% of schools remain open, but more must be done. eat to prepare for contingencies. we've got 2 or more weeks of really tough sledding. so let's get the you know that the rapid test into people's hands under guidelines released thursday, teachers, staff and students who get covid can return to school after just 5 days. if
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they haven't had a fever for 24 hours. and what i'm asked for 5 more days, the cdc also recommends both unvaccinated and fully vaccinated. staff undergo weekly testing despite new rules, some school districts like those in chicago are still opting to return to virtual learning. of course, i want children back in school, illinois senator durbin says he hopes better directives, encourage teachers and staff to return. i don't want to ever put him in a dangerous situation when it comes to public health friday. the cdc strongly recommended all children 5 in up get their shots and boosters when eligible to return to school safely. >> in washington, raquel martin. >> covid tests are in high demand across the bay area can be really hard to get an appointment or even to buy a test kit that you can do at home. and now police are warning about covid testing scams where people are selling fake at-home covid test kits
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online. so in order to avoid being a victim, the federal trade commission has put out some tips. so if you're looking for an at-home covid test kit, make sure that test is authorized by the fda. you can go on its website and check the list to find out for sure. do your research on the seller or the website or the company before you actually purchase it. you can look up reviews on where you're potentially buying that covid test kit from and also pay by credit card because if you're charged for an order that you never get, you can dispute that charge with your credit card company or your bank. according to the fda, there are more than 400 covid tests kits that are authorized by the agency and the fda has now shorten the amount of time you have to wait before getting moderna booster people 18 and older can now get that booster shot at least 5 months after the initial vaccination series. the decision is coming during a nationwide omicron surgeon. new variants are beginning to emerge. the fda
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is also shorten the wait time for those 12 and older who got the pfizer vaccines to 5 months. those who received the johnson and johnson shot can get a booster after at least 2 months. the moderna saying people may need to get a 4th shot of its coronavirus vaccine. coming up in the fall. the company says the booster becomes less effective over time. so in order to increase protection, another booster will likely be needed in the fall. moderna says people who received booster shots last fall will have enough protection to get them through this winter as cases are surging across the nation. the company ceo says those who are older who have underlying health conditions might need annual boosters for years to come. and there is a new statewide health order that went into effect today for nursing home visitors. anyone who wants to visit their loved ones. we'll need to show that they have been fully vaccinated and gotten a booster shot and also so a negative covid test infections
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among nursing home residents. one of the most highly vaccinated groups in the state have started to go up. so so far, though, in large part, thanks to vaccines. deaths have remain relatively flat among nursing home residents. in national news today, the 3 white men convicted for murder and chasing and killing ahmaud arbery were sentenced to life in prison today. travis mcmichael who shot arbery as he ran through with the georgian neighborhood and his father, greg mcmichael, who chased arbery along with the sun. both got life in prison without parole. their neighbor, william roddie bryan, who joined the pursuit and recorded this cell phone video was granted a chance of parole, but he must serve at least 30 years in prison. first in a statement for the victim. arbery's mother spoke about the day that her son died. >> these man. deserve the maximum sentence. for the
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crimes. i never say they were to them. he never threatened them. he just wanted to be left alone. >> during the trial, travis mcmichael, who pulled the trigger admitted arbery posed no immediate threat during their confrontation. all 3 men will appeal their convictions. coming up here during kron, 4 news at 3 o'clock today. there is no such thing as a free lunch. so why one bay area shopping center is getting ready to charge shoppers. >> to park. and the new technology that's coming to body-worn cameras by police officers by the department believes this is going to help its relationship with the community. and a winter weather advisory is in effect for the western slopes of the sierra details on that and your full week
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>> accountability and transparency. those are the reasons the vallejo police department is investing in new body camera technology. so soon the department is going to roll out audio analysis, software that will transcribe body camera audio in real time. kron 4 subject all spoke with the police chief wmo says this new program should help build trust with the community. >> later this month, the
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vallejo police department will deploy body camera audio analysis, software developed by it will transcribe the audio from recorded footage in real time. once officers dock their body cams back at the police station. it's a game changer. it's going to help me to fulfill a promise that i made as a chief 2 years ago to be more accountable to be more often only happens after major incidents. it also allows us to do a keyword search on, for example, we're going to measure it creates a matrix like a measure in respectful miss. >> or measuring courtesy. and so it allows us to look at that. how respectful as the officer being chief william says this new tool can also identify de escalation. a point of contention for some in the community.
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>> just last month, based in part on body camera video, an independent administrative investigative review into the deadly police shooting of 22 year-old sean monterrosa found the officers involved failed to de escalate the situation. we have a principle of procedural justice. we want our officers to be fair to explain the why to be impartial and their interactions. well, this system allows us to understand. >> how the officers are performing in those areas in the bay area. this software is currently being used by the alameda police department. phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news stories. >> in the east bay, a wrongful death lawsuit has been filed in alameda county against 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 in may of 2020, he was killed in a drive-by shooting. the man accused of killing him. stephen is
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suspected of being a member of an extremist group and the lawsuit claims that and others were allowed to plan this violence through facebook. >> yeah, i think the lawsuit this is going to be the 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 thinks. >> 2 wants facebook to pay for damages in underwood's death and also to be held accountable for promoting violent extra extremism. we're going to move along now and go to the high country as we take a live look here at highway 50 at myers. that's pretty close to tahoe chain controls may be in effect today. if you're driving up there as the areas dealing with rain and snow, we could see a lot of snow on the side of the roads and even the mountains there behind roads. look clear, though, that probably slick. so let's find out what thh weather is going to be like going. to get some
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skiing or snowboarding in our meteorologist by rig, as is in the weather center with more, how is going to be in tahoe? what about here? still drizzly today? yeah, we're starting to dry out. in fact, the sun trying to break through those storm clouds. but out in this year, a different story and pictures. you can see >> reduced visibility out there. i-80 at donner summit and we are seeing some light snow showers starting to accumulate there right now. the sierra averaging about 141% of average. as far as the snow pack goes. so it's getting a much needed boost out there right now, especially with the additional snow showers arriving mainly along the western slopes. and we are tracking valley rain as well in the lower elevations, but a little bit drier right now for south lake tahoe. but we are under a winter weather advisory that's going to remain in effect throughout tonight, mainly for the western slopes there. in addition to that, a lake wind advisory is in effect. so we
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are tracking anywhere from 2 to 6 inches of fresh powder and over mount lassen, we could see at least a foot of snow there. but it's a valley that we are going to notice some gusty winds throughout today out of the southwest sustained 15 to 25 miles per hour with gusts upwards of 45 miles per hour. that is going to increase wave height specifically at south lake tahoe, anywhere from 2 to 4 feet. this is going to continue throughout tonight at 7 o'clock this evening until we start to notice a drying and clearing trend this weekend. temperatures warming up just a touch by the 2nd half of the weekend. but because of this storm, it is going to be behind a very cool and dry air mass with tomorrow. truckee only warming up into the low 40's, upper 30's for most of south lake tahoe. the sierra, though, rebounding very nicely on sunday. mostly sunny skies will continue low 40's there into monday. so those of you looking to take advantage of the fresh powder, this weekend's travel conditions even into monday. looking great. this team back to you.
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>> legendary actor sydney point ea has died at the age of 94. he was a trailblazer as the first black man to win best. >> actor oscar. >> for his role in lilies of the field, he was also known for his roles in guess who's coming to dinner and in the heat of the night he received his first oscar nomination for his role, the defiant ones that was in 1958. the academy is calling him a major, inspirational figure among the creative community. there will be a public memorial to honor an f l icon john madden will take place next month in oakland's matt and died on december. 28th. the bad family says the memorial service will be held on february. 15th, the exact location and time. will be announced at a later ad. and coach the raiders in oakland for 10 years bringing the team a super bowl win in the 70's. he lived most of his life in the bay area and was inducted into the nfl hall of fame 2006. we'll keep you
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updated on the memorial plans right here on kron. 4. >> after the break, the shoppers at the valley fair mall in san jose are going to mall in san jose are going to be charged to park det - hi mommy! - hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. ♪ hush little baby...♪ ♪...don't say a word...♪ but if slow upload speeds turn your goodnight call into an accidental horror movie... can you hear me? shut it down. just remember. you're not a bad mom. you just need better internet. at&t fiber delivers faster upload speeds for more reliable video calls. get at&t fiber, plans starting at $35 a month for a year. limited availability in select areas. call 877.only.att.
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>> for your money shopping in the south bay could soon cost you a little bit extra westfield valley fair mall in san jose is getting ready to charge shoppers for parking kron four's charles clifford has details.
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>> well, here at the westfield valley, fair mall, they've had a bit of a problem where people who work in the neighborhood here in san jose been parking their cars here at the mall for free and then leaving their vehicles here and going to work. that has created a problem for people trying to shop here at the mall, have trouble finding parking spots. and so the shopping center is now trying to do something about it. starting february 8th. they are going to allow just 2 hours of free parking. and then after that, they start charging the rates start at one dollar after 3 hours and it goes up by a dollar every hour to a maximum of $10. they hope that this will discourage people from leaving their cars here. they also say that those 2 free hours of parking, that's usually enough time for most people who come here to go inside, get their shopping done. they are going to allow a validation of up to 4 hours a parking for free for people who go to the movie theater. also, employees here at the mall will be given an option to buy a monthly parking past. now, the shopping center also
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hopes that this change will improve security because they're going to have gates it all of the parking lots to control the flow of traffic in and out of the shopping center. but for now in the south bay, charles clifford kron, 4 news. >> next at 3.30, in the u.s. economy added far fewer jobs than expected in december. how the white house plans to remove barriers that they say are preventing people from working. and the supreme court justices will have to decide whether president biden has the authority to impose a vaccine mandate for businesses. they live a full report from
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you are greater than your bipolar i. ask about vraylar. >> our top story now. 3.30, vaccine requirements that affect more than 80 million americans got their shot before the nation's highest court. today, the justices will decide whether to allow the biden administration to enforce a vaccine or testing requirement for large employers and a separate vaccine mandate for most health care workers. our washington correspondent jessi tenure reports now on the arguments. >> this is the first time the u.s. supreme court weighed in on administration vaccine policies and it appeared more skeptical of the employer role. a grocery guy. i'm not the vaccine. police brandon trost claire refuses to enforce requirements. that is 500 grocery store employees get vaccinated against covid-19. >> and is asking the u.s. supreme court to step in how groceries to the grocery
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store. >> have a grocery store stock more shells and how we can check people out. i think this is going to be a huge economic disaster. the biden administration wants trust claire and other large employers to ensure their workforce is fully vaccinated or tested weekly to prevent unnecessary hospitalizations and deaths. >> justice elena kagan said the requirement is appropriate. there's nothing else. >> that will perform that function better. incentivizing people strongly to vaccinate themselves. but justice amy coney barrett suggested the employer role is too broad that the problem here is its scope and that there's no different haitian between. >> the risk faced by unvaccinated 22 year-olds and unvaccinated 60 year-olds or industries. the high court are open to the separate vaccine mandate that applies to health care workers. what ry's could be closer to addressing the covid-19 problem to health? >> and health care. but officials from conservative
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states like louisiana attorney general jeff landry urged the justices to strike down both requirements than ever before. have we seen the federal government try to reach into and basically dictate medical procedures? >> both came to the court on an emergency basis and unlike other cases, the justices decision that could come down in a matter of days, testing requirements and potential fines for large employers aren't set to kick in until february, but a mask requirement for unvaccinated employees is set to start on monday in washington. i'm jessi tenure. >> little kids who are not yet eligible for the covid vaccine are ending up in the hospitals at an alarming rate. according to a new cdc report that was released today, hospitalizations of children under 5 have surged to more than 4 and 100,000 youngsters since mid december. that compares with a current rate of one per 100,000 for children, aged 5 to 17. the surge in hospitalizations comes as the highly contagious
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omicron variant is spreading across the country and here in the bay area, broadway, san francisco is now requiring a proof of covid booster shots for all ticket holders. this will start on february first and everyone 16 and older must show that they got their booster at least one week prior to the scheduled performance. they want to attend 12 to 15 year-olds will have to show proof of full vaccination 5 to 11 year-olds can either show proof of vaccination or a negative covid test. children under 5 are not admitted and everyone has to wear a mask to the north right now are valais hole has closed its city hall to the public sighting. the recent surge in covid-19 cases across the state. the closures going to start on monday and last to the end of february city council board and commission meetings will still take place in person at city hall, though, until further notice and the russian river brewing company in sonoma county had to close temporarily because there just weren't enough employees. the
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santa rosa location does have full service, but the windsor pub will only have bar service. russian river brewing hopes to have the winds are location at full service by tomorrow. back to national news of president joe biden will deliver his first state of the union address on march. 1st, house speaker nancy pelosi sent the president the invitation to speak. and it has been a very busy legislative year for the biden administration. so far biden's presidency has passed a major infrastructure bill in its first year and is continuing to deal with the spike in omicron related covid cases. this is the first state of the union address to be delivered so late in the year. usually it's january, maybe even february the first time in a long time it's been held in march. the u.s. did add just under 2000 jobs in december. so far, it's pretty short of the expectations of economists. but the white house is calling the numbers encouraging our washington correspondent reshad hudson breaks down the numbers for
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us. >> i think its historic day. economic recovery. >> despite the market only adding 199,000 jobs in december, president biden says unemployment dropping below 4% shows the country is back on its feet. >> the sharpest one-year drop in unemployment, united states history. >> and the president rejects the republican idea that his administration is responsible for inflation. malarkey. >> i want to talk down the recovery because they voted against the legislation that made happen. >> the white house us to keep the economy on track. it is working to remove barriers, preventing people from working. >> one of the biggest ones is childcare. and the president has proposed an ambitious, accessible, affordable childcare program. jared bernstein from the national economic council says another one is fear of catching covid-19, our vaccination
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program are testing program are also essential components to creating path when the job market. bernstein says the administration expects omicron's impact on the economy to be temporary. the effect it would have with the increased absences people out for a week or 2 because they call it the more contagious variant reporting in washington. reshad hudson. snowy picture there, the white house as we take a live look outside here. >> at the golden gate bridge, blue skies out there today was really drizzly across parts of the bay area this morning. rainbow weather and rough anyone caught one lucky you if you did. our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here now with details. finally get to see some blue sky and some sun. so what's the chance for next storm system it went again? honestly, justine, chances are looking slim to none. in fact, we're going to track this dry weather pattern
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for the days ahead. not just through this weekend. >> but starting today we are seeing right now rain summary with downtown san francisco averaging about 183% of normal. fortunately, we've had a lot of atmospheric rivers and storms to start out our wet season. and oakland right now, 204% of normal. so thankfully, we got a lot of wet weather because we're tracking a drying trend starting right now. and as i show you in our future cast model, it's going to continue all weekend long and even into next week, we're going to see mostly cloudy skies. on monday, there was a slight chance of showers can't even track the storms off the coast anymore. so that's just how dry of an outlook i'm seeing and even into tuesday and wednesday mix of sun and clouds by thursday. there is a chance of showers right along the immediate coastline trying to inch closer to the bay area. but it looks like our
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closest bet will be on friday afternoon, mainly for those of you in santa rosa. but that storm track not going to nudge is far south. so really just tracking traces amount of rain at best there until we start to dry out once again by next weekend. but we are going to see, though temperatures on the seasonable side for your bay area weekend forecast. great weekend to head outdoors. temperatures though, going to be slightly cooler than today because as that storm exits, it is going to leave behind a very cool and dry air mass of temperatures not really rebounding until normal by monday, but we are going to get a nice boost, though, in overnight lows in the mid 40's today. but we are expecting to see, though, not much change for the next 7 days. we need to start working on a rain dance is just seen or something to get that storm track back up and going and let's hope we have a better outlook by the end of january and hopefully for the month of february. back to you. >> thanks a breeze that coming up here at 3 o'clock. are you
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eating balanced and nutritious meals every single day? well, numbers from the cdc are showing most adults or not. how many people are actually eating all their fruits and veggies. there's also a team scientists that has set sail exploring the so-called doomsday glacier. what it is and what they're hoping to learn. and there are some concerns over e-coli the meat
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money on this friday, 28,000 pounds of raw ground beef are being recalled because of possible e-coli contamination. the beef was produced by interstate meat distributors in oregon. it was shipped to several chains. >> including. places that are located in 7 different states. and that includes california of the products in question which are sold at kroger chain stores such as ralphs and food for last when cole, walmart and albertsons, they have an establishment code of 9, 6, 5, so if you have this beat throat out or take it to the place, he got it for a refund for a complete list of all the recalled products you can go to kron 4 dot com. the cdc is saying most americans are not eating enough fruits and veggies. the numbers are even worse for people who live in poverty. the new report says only 10% of adults are eating the recommended daily servings of fruits and vegetables. the lack of nutrition is highest in communities without healthy food options. researchers are also say women are more likely
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to meet the requirement compared to men. calling customer service is often a very frustrating experience. and now many companies are turning their phones over to robots. feel about and the new study finds people actually have no issue at all with the so-called chat bots as long as they interact in a human way. in fact, researchers at the university of florida say artificial intelligence and natural language processing systems are getting so good. callers sometimes don't even know they're speaking to a real person or a robot. i just like when someone is there to answer the phone, you're not like. >> bush won for this 2 for that. stick with us here. 3. still ahead, how the federal government and california is planning to help those we're
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and the california hiv aids research center says their goal is to curb this epidemic by 2025. other states like colorado are doing more work to relieve the stigma about hiv. the colorado health network is the largest aids service organization in the state. it was born to get patients to medical appointments or perhaps to the grocery store or to an attorney to draft a will. >> back in the early really was a death sentence, unfortunately. but today the networks ceo darrell v hill is optimistic. what was a deadly disease is now if treated a chronic condition. government health officials say those achieving undetectable viral loads. >> cannot pass hiv. you get your viral load down to an undetectable level which means you really can live. >> a normal, healthy life. and that's just a absent a cure. that's a miracle. really? it's that miracle that saved the life of former denver pastor reverend jim, that hill ski. i do feel lucky to still be alive. >> and glad to be alive. the
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63 year-old who is now a pass through minnesota came out as when he was 16. he also found the courage to talk publicly about his 1995 hiv diagnosis. he does so to push back against stigma. there's still a lot of stigma around hiv and aids and it's the stigma combined with cultural racial and socioeconomic disparities that allows the hiv epidemic to continue despite medications that can be used event, hiv in high-risk populations. always a disease that disproportionately affected marginalized communities, people of color, african american communities and latino communities, especially. and that continues to be true. today. racism kills. >> just like homophobia kills in 2019, former president donald trump issued a campaign to eliminate aids in the u.s. by 2030. >> an effort stalled by the covid-19 pandemic on december. first of 2021, president biden declared the end of an equity in medicine in the hiv aids epidemic by promising more education. it advanced hiv
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treatment for various ethnic groups. several lgbtq laws in california will go into effect this year, including enhancing services for older adults living with hiv. that was melanie townsend reporting for us this afternoon. >> and now there is a team of scientists that have set sail to end our ticket to explore the so-called doomsday glacier. they started a 2 month mission aboard an american research ship investigating the crucial area where the massive 40's glacier continues to melt because of warm weather. experts hoping they can better figure out how much and how fast seas will rise because of global warming. that's eating away at an arctic has ice. the u.s. and the uk have put 50 million dollars into this mission so they can study this and they're trying to get some more information on the widest glacier in the world. interesting. and cold as we take a live look outside here along the san mateo bridge.
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clear here as people are heading off on this friday. our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here now with a look at the second weekend of 2022 and with the weather has in store for us. yeah, we're going to track a drying trend. still getting reports of some light scattered drizzle for those of you in south san francisco. but overall, most of the bay area starting to see some more sun than clouds. so we are tracking, though. >> this drying trend starting today and unfortunately lasting for the next several days. but as you can see, storm outlook looking grim, but we are still tracking some snow showers, especially throughout the western slopes of the sierra. we are going to notice, though, some poor visibility to start out your saturday morning by tonight. we're already going to start to see visibility at or near 0 for livermore and even into hayward in the east bay shoreline. and that's going to stretch right along the south bay and parts of the san francisco peninsula with mountain view and san jose
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also tracking some areas of poor visibility there. so just keep that in mind and plan ahead for your saturday morning. drive better lifting in clearing by mid morning. but temperatures out there right now pretty uniform in nature, widespread mid 50's a little bit cooler for half moon bay and pacific up. 52 degrees with san jose trying to flirt with 60's. but currently 59 degrees. so seasonal weather away from the immediate coastline in east bay shoreline and widespread uniform numbers of mid 50's for petaluma nap and even oakland. all rounding out at 55 degrees at this hour. but we are going to see, though, when tracker for winds out of the west this afternoon as that storm exits to our south and east and then it's going to turn into more of a northerly flow. we're going to see drier and clear conditions by this weekend. temperatures tonight, though, because of that lack a blanket of storm cloud cover pulling down into the mid to upper 30's for santa rosa and napa in the north bay. everyone else in the bay area in the low to mid 40's for your overnight lows
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in temperatures. little change from today. we're tracking mid-fifties to upper 50's san jose nevado and even redwood city. 58 egrees. 56 degrees of peace for downtown san francisco and oakland. and we're going to see the little change in our next 7 day forecast. storm track looking grim, but we could climb into the low 60's a week from today. just teens. so better star washing your car so we can hopefully get those rain can hopefully get those rain chances going - hi mommy! - hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. ♪ hush little baby...♪ ♪...don't say a word...♪ but if slow upload speeds turn your goodnight call into an accidental horror movie... can you hear me? shut it down. just remember. you're not a bad mom. you just need better internet. at&t fiber delivers faster upload speeds for more reliable video calls. get at&t fiber, plans starting at $35 a month for a year. limited availability in select areas. call 877.only.att.
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>> check this out. a polar bear at the buffalo zoo had some fun playing in record snow close to 18 inches fell in the city yesterday. more expected to fall today and that polar bear. he's like in heaven like this is what i'm talking about. it's actually good place to be a polar bear here in buffalo. girl scout patch honoring the late betty white is kicking off the organizations. amazing woman of the month series. of course, the patch does have to be earned. participants will have to compete in a series of self-guided activities in order to earn it at first 700, 12 people signed up for the program. but since white's death, that number has jumped to more than 2000. betty white died last week at the age of 99. let's check in now with our friends at news nation to see what they're working on for tonight. >> tonight and dan abrams live on news nation. a woman brutally murdered in front of her children and own mother by her estranged husband. and she
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had cried for help in court to a judge. the victim's mother and sister joining us now. here's ashley with a look at bands. >> thanks, dan. tonight on banfield, an officer shot dead with her own gun is buried amid calls for the death penalty for a career criminal and his pregnant girlfriend. that's tonight on banfield on newsnation. >> you can watch news nation on the channels listed right here with more details on our website. kron 4 dot com. and we have time now for one final check of the weather with embry suh. i will get a car wash what it takes to bring the rain back. anything right? i'll do like a little dance, right? get ago when mother nature iucn always likes our little james, but we definitely need the wet weather. but instead we're tracking. >> very seasonal temperatures and a dry outlook starting this afternoon for the next 7 days. pretty uniform numbers out there. mid 50's but upper 50's for san jose. 57 degrees for concord and avato with
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cnn. some a little bit cooler in the mid 50's and san mateo. 56 degrees along the san francisco peninsula. so wind speeds getting that cool sea breeze influence 15 miles per hour less. but we're going to track it. change in wind direction out of the north. so that's what's going to help dry us out and clear us out this weekend. temperatures not really going to budge all that much. but overnight lows certainly will just a tad bit cooler in the mid to upper 30's for santa rosa and napa low to mid 40's for everyone else in the bay area. your weekend outlook, though, looking great. so i know a lot of you have been stuck indoors just because of the very drizzly, gloomy weather. we are going to see some more sunshine temperatures, though, holding steady in the mid 50's apart from san jose and even those of you in redwood city and avato 58 degrees and taking a look ahead at your next 7 day outlook. it looks like our rain chances slim to none. and fortunately, just seen it looks like lightning is really going to do her thing and just kind of nudge
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all those storm track to our north. but hopefully we have better luck in the 10 day outlook. back to you. it's dry january, but just the wrong kind of dry january. yeah, exactly right. >> well, that wraps up kron 4 news at 3 o'clock today. i'm justine waldman. thank you so much for joining appreciate your time. we can always can connect on instagram, twitter and facebook. a look for you there and we'll see you back here tonight at 5, 6, in the prime time at 8, 9.10. clock and again this weekend, also a prime time. that's we'll see you next. have a great one. >> so many so many shows. before treating your chronic migraine, 15 or more headache days a month each lasting 4 hours or more, you're not the only one with questions about botox®.
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