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when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news heading. >> now at 8 o'clock, a covid case surge across california governor gavin newsom now laying out his plan of attack including bringing back covid sick pay for some workers. this is kron 4 news at 8 o'clock this saturday night. i'm jonathan mccall and i'm justine waldman. governor gavin newsome has put out his proposed 2022 state budget and included in it. >> is 2.7 billion dollars for covid-19 emergency response kron four's gayle ong breaks down the details on saturday. governor gavin newsom's administration unveiled a
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proposed 2.7 billion dollars covid-19 emergency response package. overall. the package includes 1.2 billion dollars to bolster testing by expanding hours and capacity at testing sites throughout the state. >> 583 million to accelerate vaccination and booster efforts combat misinformation. 614 million to support frontline workers. >> 200 million to support state response operations and 110 million to support vulnerable populations. the governor's proposed budget also calls for new legislation to put supplemental paid sick leave policies in place to protect the state's health care workers. this amid the surge driven by the omicron variant last year, there was an emergency supplemental paid sick leave policy that expired last fall. it provided additional 80 hours of paid sick leave state administration officials say additional contract and health care workers from out of state will be deployed to help hospitals stretched thin. governor newsom will present his proposed state budget on monday. gayle ong kron. 4
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news. and today governor gavin newsome also issued an executive order that bans price gouging on at-home covid-19, testing kits. and under this order, sellers of the cats >> are banned from increasing prices on the kids by more than 10%. the order also gives additional tools to the california department of justice and attorney general's offices, district attorneys and other law enforcement agencies to take action against price gougers. >> meanwhile, the rise in new covid-19 cases is now prompting a number of bay area schools and colleges to make changes for learning. reports of sick students and school staff are growing and so are the frustrations among school administrators, teachers and parents. >> the list of school closing closing campuses is a growing. and here's a look at where things stand right now. here's current colleges and universities that are turning to online classes because of increasing covid cases. san francisco state university uc berkeley, uc santa cruz, cal
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state, east bay and santa clara university. meanwhile, here are the local school districts being impacted by covid-19. they are. >> west contra costa unified san francisco unified oakland, unified milpitas, unified. all of that will move back to virtual learning. >> yesterday, hayward unified schools also voted to move to distance learning for one week. the district says that could actually be extended at an upcoming special meeting next friday. and that vote in hayward came down last night after 117 staff members tested positive for covid-19 just in the past few days. >> kron four's camila barco tells us now how this is going to work. >> just this week alone, more than 500 students in the hayward unified school district tested positive for covid. but the bigger problem for the district is its employees who have either been sick in quarantine or have not shown up for work. the district has become so understaffed and it's forced them to move to online the
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issue was not about transmission. >> in school, it was about our ability to maintain a safe environment in our schools. and given just the number of staff. but we have out at this time in the past week, 117, hey, we're unified school district employees. >> have tested positive for covid and each day the district has had more than 300 employees. the absent for work. you cannot >> operate school safely with this level of staffing is put in incredible strain. i'm our operations and particularly at our sites and i say administrators and site staff superintendent doctor matt wayne says >> 165 elementary classrooms closed and 615 secondary classrooms have been impacted this week alone. and we want. >> our students to be in school in person, learning. we're reaching a point where operating schools with this
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few staff is not a safe proposition. late friday night in a 4 to one vote with the board, members decided students will go remote for one week. >> starting on monday for now. the idea is for them to come back for in-person instruction on january 18. if we implement virtual learning. >> we can't allow those staff who might be in quarantine might be awaiting test results to feel ok and choose to do the virtual learning from home. that allows us to really increase the number of staff we have available for instruction for our students. school leaders are making an exception for the families without wifi or child care. >> those students are going to be able to go to some physical campuses to continue their virtual learning. but again, this is only in situations where it's absolutely absolutely necessary for a family. the school district's public information officer says board members are going
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to regroup this upcoming friday. they'll decide then whether students should come back to the classroom on january. 18th. >> or extend the remote learning timeline? i'm camila barco reporting for kron 4 news. and while those districts are keeping kids out of the classroom, health and education leaders in santa clara county say at least for now. >> students there need to be in class on for sleep to call. learn more about the county's decision. >> santa clara county public health director doctor sara cody says the community will have to find ways to coexist and live with covid-19, adding that prohibiting students from attending in-person instruction is not the best approach right now, despite a consistent rise in cases through the winter. we're in a time that feels uncertain. but in the way, we all are comfortable with uncertainty now. but what is certain she says is the need for students to stay in class. a point she highlighted friday in a joint media statement released at
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the santa clara county office of education. the good news is that the illness that we're seeing from omicron is milder than previous variants of covid. the ability for school district to offer remote or virtual learning ended on june 30th 2021. >> in-person learning as the best option for students. the 2 county agency leaders also say students will be better off mentally on campuses rather than staying home. but everyone needs to follow health and safety protocols asking that is double masking. >> vaccinations, shots for those who are eligible testing and remaining home when sick. still, the numbers are concerning. data posted online by the public health department shows the 7 day average of cases has increased about 237% since christmas. 630 were reported on december. 25th. >> 2123 were reported friday
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and the age group making up the highest percentage of cases are those 19 years of age ane younger phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. >> right now with kron 4 dot com. you can get the latest covid-19 headlines including where to find testing sites and vaccines. just the qr code on your screen with your mobile devices and you'll be directed to our website at kron 4 dot com. >> now let's take a live look outside here across the golden gate bridge on the saturday night. no fog or clouds blocking the shot. it was a beautiful but cold day today. >> things only going to get colder overnight. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at just how low temperatures will dip and to get you ready to head out the door for the start of your sunday. yeah, that's right, jonathan, just seen we could actually see subfreezing temperatures for our coldest inland valleys in the north bay already seeing a plugged it in temperatures because of the lack of wind speeds. >> and the clear skies. so that lack a blanket of storm cloud cover cooling down our
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temperatures right now for dublin and livermore in the mid 40's. still a little bit milder, though, around the bay area, shoreline low to mid 50's downtown san francisco, though 52 degrees about 10 degrees warmer than those of you in santa rosa. already cooling down into the low 40's at 42 degrees. and it's only going to get cooler from here when tracker for tracking winds out of the east. and we're going to have a very similar pattern tomorrow. winds out of the northeast and we are going to see the return of those offshore breezes warming us up slightly for your sunday afternoon highs, but future cast for dealing with another round of the very dense low clouds and fog. so during the overnight hours, we could see visibility at or near 0. shortly after midnight. for those of you in santa rosa and by around mid morning for east valleys, specifically livermore, you could see very poor visibility out there. so plan ahead for your sunday morning. temperatures, though, going to warm slightly on sunday with little change for the next 3
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days. details ahead of any rain is heading our way into our bay area forecast in just a few minutes. jonathon, just back to you. risa. thank you. >> the california national guard is being deployed across the golden state to help with california's covid fight troops already on the ground in any on tonight. we'll talk live with the city's mayor about the help they're now provide it. >> and how accurate are those at-home covid test kits in detecting new variants will here from bay area. doctors on their take. plus, the covid surge also causing another surge. >> this time of 911, calls the problems it's now causing for dispatchers in san francisco.
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>> san francisco ems officials are saying they're just overwhelmed by this recent covid surge. they're saying they're dealing with a significant increase in 911. calls for non emergency medical services like people who want covid test or just having mild symptoms. kron four's amanda hari live for us in the newsroom. tonight explains how folks can help a minute. >> ems leaders are asking you to only call 911, in a life-threatening emergency. they need to be able to be available for those who need it most. and right now with so many ems staff out with covid themselves, there's not enough supply to meet the demand.
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>> please help us keep endurance is available for medical emergencies. health officials are warning people not to overwhelm the system. they say they've seen a surge in 911. calls and er visits for covid tests and minor cold flu or covid symptoms. we've been. >> having about over 400 m s calls a day in the city for the past several days. typically that number hovers around 300 or 330, that's about a 20 to 25% increase in calls. doctor susan ehrlich chief executive officer at zuckerberg, general hospital. >> says as the only level one trauma center in the city, there are always extremely busy, but they've never seen anything like this. people are coming to emergency seeking testing. >> because i think the demand is high in some cave in some
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circumstances, the supply is both ems and zuckerberg general hospital are seeing about 10% of their staff out with covid or quarantining because of a close encounter. they also have other people out on vacation personal time or other illnesses. she jeanine nicholson with the san francisco fire department says they're struggling to keep up with the extra demand over one-third of our staff today is on mandatory overtime. health officials want to remind people that most covid cases are mild and can be safely treated at home. they want to relieve some of the strain on the system so they're able to better assist those who are in dire need of medical assistance. we really want to get to our most critically ill or injured patients. >> and we need the public's health help. we need the public's help in doing in doing so. >> health officials say this is not a san francisco specific problem. they mercy medical systems across the state and even the country are
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seeing a similar surge in call volume for the same non emergent requests. again, they're asking people to only seek emergency medical care in a life-threatening emergency. live the newsroom. amanda hari kron, 4 newsa thank you so much, amanda. and now to address the national covid testing shortage. president biden says the white house is close to launching a website where americans can request a free at home. >> rapid test to be shipped to them directly. but it will still be several more weeks before these kits are available to be shipped. >> we've had 300 million tests per month so far. that's 11 million tests a day. in addition that we were in the process for the 500,000 new test. >> president biden has promised 500 million free at-home rapid testing kits, administering it. administration officials have set the first batch of these tests could go out as early as
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next week. >> a new study is questioning just how quickly those at home rapid tests can detect the omicron variant. the study looked at only a small group of folks, but a number of bay area. doctors say it shows that we still have to take several steps in order to protect ourselves and others. kron four's. dan kerman has the details. >> 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 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 no, that 5 other people in that went to a
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positive. but that initial rocket su did id 3 is negative on the fight. you might still want to weigh in moscow little bit longer in a hire, a situation where you might be exposing someone because it may eventually 10 positive. >> 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. >> a number of bay area banks and credit unions say that covid cases along with staffing shortages is now forcing them to temporarily close some of its branches in an e-mail to its customers. patel co credit union said it close some branches because of rising covid cases which also led to longer wait times for callers. other banks like
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chase and wells fargo are also reporting temporary closures of some of its branches. >> citigroup is saying goodbye to employees who are not vaccinated. it will let those employees go on january 14th. the move is enforcing a policy that was announced last year. the bank is the first major wall street institution to enforce a quote, no jab, no job policy as the financial industry tries to safely bring workers back to the office. citigroup said in october it would require u.s. employees to be vaccinated against covid-19 as a condition of their employment. the bank said at the time it was complying with the biden administration's policy requiring all workers supporting government contracts to be fully vaccinated. >> let's talk weather this saturday night at 8 o'clock. a live look at downtown san francisco lit up courtesy of the sutro tower camera up in the twin peaks nice shot this
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saturday night. yes, looks pretty out there. and our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is. >> here now with what we can expect. and if there's any rain coming our way. yeah, that's right. the rain outlook. that's the big weather story. we've had a lot of rain to start out our wet season. going to get a little bit of a break from the wet weather. in fact today we saw a lot of sun and clouds very seasonal temperatures in the mid to upper 50's but it 5 degrees below average. for those of you in livermore, only warming up to 52 degrees. what you should be at 57 degrees. but we are tracking. >> crystal clear night out there for those of you in berkeley, no low clouds and fog, but we are going to see the return of that dense pesky low cloud cover for your sunday morning in the north and east bay valleys. but right now we're tracking a very starlet night in the bay area with that storm tracked. not looking great for the next couple of days. futurecast for in fact, tracking a lot of
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sunshine to start and end the day with the exception of dense low clouds and fog for north bay and east bay valleys. overall, we are going to see a lot more sunshine until later in the afternoon. going to track some very thin high clouds arriving. but overall going to see a warming trend for the 2nd half of your weekend. temperatures right now, widespread 40's and 50's turning into mid to upper 30's for all of our north, the east and south bay valleys, low 40's around the bay area. shortly with downtown san francisco in half moon bay at 42 degrees. mid to upper 50's, though, for your daytime highs tomorrow. a little bit milder, though, for redwood city and san jose warming up to 62 degrees. but little change as you can see for the next 7 days. groundhog weather as i like to call it. so it's going to be very nice and seasonable for the next week. back to you. jonathan justine, thanks so much for braces. still ahead from a >> color changing car to a self-driving tractor. those are just some of the latest tech that was on display in las vegas this week. we'll do
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a recap about the most talked about technology advances at the consumer electronics show.
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>> this year's consumer electronics show in las vegas just wrapped up and rich demuro shows us some of his favorite discoveries in tonight's tech smart. >> this is the kind of stuff
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you expect to see it. see. yes, but this year's show a wild card for figure. if we're going to a high tech show when i have a high-tech mask was actually to hepa filters that funneling erin. so i get full filtration and a mic. so you can hear me right now. >> with new safety precautions, the show taking place in a spacious new home. first time in the new west hall of the las vegas convention center. it's bang. high-ceiling. i think i've ever seen some booths were sparse. this is the panasonic food and in years past in this entire space would be packed with stuff to see that many others packed with innovation like samsung's odyssey arc, a giant curved monitor working from home. never had it so good. they're freestyle projector puts up to 100 inch screen anywhere you want one unique aspect to this project or you can square right into a center light socket and forget about replacing batteries. this same time you recharges
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itself using the radio waves from your wi-fi signal. so he showing off a pair of electric cars there working on the vision s line battery and range tbd. even the post office had its new oversized next generation delivery vehicle on display. their first major upgrade in 30 years. it's roads in 2023. and john deere. adding a tech twist to farming with a fully autonomous tractor. i'm actually just making a corn maze for the kids. farmers can ride inside or just monitor from a mobile app. but the while that stole the show bmw's color changing world's first cheese. uh, usually a uses eating like a kindle screen to swap between black and whites. the technology itself is very sustainable. and the use case that you switch the complex in winter to all people used live in as online find that to. >> i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart.
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>> still to come tonight here on kron, 4 news at 8 o'clock. governor gavin newsome ramping up covid-19 testing across the state after activating members of the california national guard. those members are on the ground right now in just a few moments. we will talk live with air lamar thorpe about the job they're doing right now. >> and details ahead on your sierra forecast. coming up after the break. stay tuned.
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>> welcome >> back, everyone. governor gavin newsom has announced plans to deploy more than 200 members of the california national guard across california to help in the golden state's covid-19 response already. members of the california national guard are on the ground in antioch. >> and joining us now to talk about this response and its impact is the mayor of antioch, lamar thorpe. mayor thorpe, thank you so much for joining us here tonight on kron. 4 news in prime time. somare where is this site and what do you think of this response that so many people in your community need to get tested for covid? the community can't handle that. amount on its own and that the governor had to send in the national guard in order to help do welcome this. or does it feel like it's too much? >> i will first. the location is read. all right. our pruitt ranch community center off of a lone tree. i encourage the
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public to get tested if they need to. i don't think it's a yeah. obviously the overwhelming amount of a new covid cases have to have cause, the government to do this and we welcome this with open arms that it's important. a lot of folks get confused out when when they're looking for vaccination sites or but if it paperwork, they need to fill out. and so we had the national guard on site today walking people through the app, getting them signed up as they're standing in line. i made it for much more efficient process. also got reports some of our national guard members i spoke to were bilingual in english and spanish. so that was extremely helpful for a lot of residents who out or native spanish speakers and so was critically important. this happened the last 14 days. i believe that kids see day. yeah. we've seen 1100. 22 new covid cases. so this is at critically important. it's hitting home. i i have family members now have a covid in their
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quarantine. and so this is critically important. so we welcome we welcome with open arms. mary, can you say how many members of the california national guard are currently in antioch right now in? >> any idea on how long they will be deployed to the city. i believe will be throughout the state anywhere between 2 to 4 weeks. obviously, this is specifically. >> doing with the surge that we're seeing from the holiday season. and in terms of how many were out there. and i was out there earlier believe we had just 5 or 6 national guard members that manning the line. >> did you feel prepared the city for this recent surge or is this sort of a response after seeing how many people have gotten sick since the new year? >> you know what this is? i think this is obviously reduce the amount of time people are waiting because we have a long wait here. and so i thought the governor was right in that
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setting out as that support that he could to local counties. you know, the city itself does not run vaccination centers. we provide the facilities in partnership with the county. it's the county provides the front line workers along with the state. >> mere thought the governor isn't releasing or did earlier today release parts of the detail plan that he says will help the state kind of battle the surge of omicron. right now. some of that includes bringing back sick time for a number of workers. is there anything that you think that should still be done or should be included as part of plan from the governor as as we still try to battle this as we still try to battle virus. >> i haven't had the opportunity exists. just came out today. 7 had an opportunity to sit down. look at the plan and read it myself. i love her. does news reports from it and the obvious the 2 2 point, something billion dollar price tag. but at this it i bring
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down as many resources because of this surge is critically important. the things that you described from sick time for frontline workers is critically important so whatever, you know, i i will go back and look at the plan and take that much more people that deep dive. but been supporting every single effort that state government necessary to deal with this pandemic. and more importantly, the surge that we're experiencing right now. >> so antioch is just one of several cities in the bay area that is getting the national guard to come in and help with these covid testing sites. also, alameda contra costa, napa, santa clara and santa cruz counties are also going to receiving some started today. some starting the next couple of days. is this just the beginning where covid testing is just here to stay. and then everyone is going to need to get tested all the time. and can our community sustain that on their own or will we always need help from something like the national guard in order to keep this going?
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>> people need to get vaccinated. it's just it's really easy to get vaccinated. and you do the things that the experts say we should do like social distancing, wear your mask indoors in and follow the rules and we would be out of the pandemic. i mean, the reality is that we predicted to search people. i mean, state the cdc was was warning people not to travel, not to do all these different things. and people still did, though, do those things. and this is where we're at today because the fact the matter is that some people still choose not to get vaccinated. some people still choose not to follow the simple guidelines that the cdc has put out so we can get past this pandemic. and so this is something government predicted. it's happening in government is dealing with it. and you can get past this pandemic. if if if, you know organizations like fox news, stop telling people not to get vaccinated and if we were able to do for a communities of color like african-americans, if we're able to build the confidence level for folks to
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get the vaccine. and i think that they're guinea pigs because of the history of this country. >> all right. mayor lamar thorpe with the city of antioch, thank you so much for the time. and we always appreciate you stopping by and talking with us here on kron. 4 news in thanks for having thank you. >> now let's talk about our forecast as we take a live look outside here across the bay bridge. light traffic coming into the city tonight. if you're looking for something fun to do, it's cold out there. bring a jacket, though. turn on the seat warmers, the heater in the carts. >> just utilize it all. kron 4 meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at just how low temperatures will dip while you sleep in what you can expect as you head off to church and yeah, that's right. jonathan. and that definitely those see warmer is going to be beneficial for those of you heading out to this sierra as well. a lot of you want to take advantage of that snow pack averaging 141% of normal. >> and that's great news there because we are seeing a little
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bit of a drying trend for the days ahead. not just for us here in the bay area, but even for this as well. not keeping an eye on any snow showers. in fact, a mix of sun and clouds and a nice gradual warming trend as well. temperatures for the 2nd half of the weekend going to be in the upper 30's for south lake tahoe. 42 degrees for truckee. but then we're eventually going to warm up into the mid 40's by tuesday of this upcoming week. and unfortunately, that storm track not going to make its way into the sierra or bay area. so enjoy all that fresh powder out there on this on the slopes for all of these keyboard and snowboard enthusiast's. back to jonathan. just staying. >> i'm a jeopardy contestant has made game show history. the new millionaire right here and how she has broken several records. >> shoppers valley fair mall in san jose will soon have to pay for more than just items
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inside of them. all the details on the extra money you'll have to pay in order to park. starting next month, the
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trip to westfield valley fair mall in san jose will cost you more than what you buy inside the mall. >> starting on february, 8th shoppers will have to pay to park. the first 2 hours will be free. but after that, it will cost you a buck per hour. up to $10 a day to park. all
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workers can buy a parking pass for $40 a month management says they're making the move to discourage folks who live and work nearby from just parking their cars and leaving them at the mall all day. >> fresca getting a little that famous fizzy drink is entering in the canned cocktail craze. frescas owner coca cola is teaming up with corona. brewer constellation brands to launch fresca. mixed. that should happen later on this year. the companies are saying the 0 calorie beverages surging in popularity and it is the optimal choice as a mixer. no word yet on what flavors will be released. but officials are saying fresca mixed will be inspired by recipes created by fans. >> an oakland woman is making millions and breaking records in the popular game show. jeopardy. amy schneider now the first woman in the show's history to win more than a million dollars. she's only the 4th person overall to
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accomplish the feat during the non tournament play friday. she won her 28th consecutive match. that is also a record for any woman passing a previous record set back in 2014. sports is up next. and it is a final. return after 2 seasons away from the dubs. klay thompson set to hit the court tomorrow. kylen mills has the details on the return
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>> a story that will put a smile on your face. tonight. a florida man is going to become the first guy with autism to deliver uber eats across america. he is already more than halfway home in reporter bill would. >> has the story. >> one through one, by the way, on simon. >> with an address on his gps and a bag full of food in the front seat. mike tomorrow is on a mission. >> strangest place you've ever delivered food. >> so houseboat in qs. >> they get key lime pie. >> i i harry r. >> in his chevy equinox, bike is a delivery driver for uber eights. he's a 37 year-old guy from florida with a driver's license and a college degree and no problem at all telling you you say it to strangers that you're an adult with autism. i'm okay with that because
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>> i'm just unique likes. get out there. enjoy the world one day at time. >> my mission is to deliver food in every single state. >> donuts in delaware. >> in virginia, vanilla lattes or name is for and i every right know who you are. >> louisiana is number. 26. he's halfway home hoping to hit all 50 by next year. we have grill here inside the camper, our minds, road warriors, his mom and dad sleeping in a little and knowing exactly what happens with uber eats leftovers, give it to people. they're down on their luck or homeless. your mom and dad must be proud of you. yes. i want to wake up. >> yeah, i have your food right here for thank you very much. timely delivery. >> my mission is also mike's goal to become the first guy with autism to deliver. uber eats across the country from
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the alamo in texas to the mississippi gulf coast from new mexico. >> to new orleans now and is. >> we're raising canes. >> this land is his lane from sea to shining sea. all he asks america to do. is >> here we go to pick up the next order. >> that was bill wood reporting for us tonight. we'll go now to our 4 zone forecast as we take a live look outside at the conditions on the san mateo bridge on the saturday for meteorologists will bring some rodriguez here tonight with a look at what is on the way for the start of your sunday. >> yeah, we're going to track drier conditions in the days ahead. still tracking severe to extreme drought with the worst drought category for more than half of the east bay. and fortunately, though, we've got a lot of wet weather before. what wet season
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started. and even to start out our wet season. we're right now averaging about 150 to 200% of average san francisco international airport already about 212 percent of normal in future cast for going to see a mixture of sun and clouds for the next couple of days. a slight bump in temperatures by wednesday. thanks to that extra sunshine and we are tracking a slight chance of showers. but as you can see, most of that storm track out in the pacific. hopefully it shifts a little bit more eastward to make its way into the bay area and also seeing dryer conditions for this as well. not just this weekend, but even continuing through next weekend. so let's hope for a weather outlook, especially for the end of january and early february because right now for the next 7 days, very dry seasonable weather, honestly just seen. and jonathan, i'm feeling like bill murray in groundhog day. just going to track the same forecast for the next 7 days. it looks like. but here is kylen mills with sports on
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clay day. coming up. >> and now kron 4 sports. >> yeah. as clay day right around the corner, rejoice dub nation after 941 days were star klay thompson will make his return to the hardwood tomorrow. and golden state host the cleveland cavaliers. thompson made the announcement on his instagram page. in fact, the workers also shared a brief video of thompson saying dub nation. i'm back the 5 time all-star hasn't played the game since june of 2019 after suffering an acl tear followed by an achilles tear in october of 2020, the 5 time all-star hasn't played in a game since june of 2019 thompson and star steph curry earned the nickname the splash brothers for their shooting prowess during the warriors 3 championship seasons in 2015, 17 18 curry. the rest of the team are thrilled. they say this moment has been a long time coming.
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>> feel like are you off? super excited before anything. i'm a fan of his game. i love this game. the game. he's clay. means one of the best shooters. 10 plays games. just a beautiful thing. like always say the games are to me. so i just appreciateeit. he's fun watching him play. i mean. the way she was the boss, a beautiful thing. the mechanics, everything. he's statically, please. and so i'm excited to get him back out there. >> after a tumultuous year, van der cain is out of the san jose sharks organization. the team announced that cain has been put placed on waivers. they plan to terminate his contract for violated covid-19 protocols. espn is reporting that cain broke the league rules by traveling home to vancouver when he was in covid protocols was supposed to be isolating due to the virus. cain was just assigned to the san jose barracuda is the a h l in november after serving a 21 game suspension that punishment was for using a fake vaccination card this fall. the nhl also is investigating allegations of domestic abuse against cain
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made by his wife. however, the league said they couldn't be substantiated. kane's agent has declined to comment on the whole debacle. sharks at flyers and what a game it was for that man to wash hurdle after philly led 2 zip in the 3rd hertl scored twice in the period to tie it with help from timo meier and brent burns who both assisted on both goals, tenant overtime hurdle. >> here he gets a pass and lights the lamp to win it. he cats a natural hat trick in the game. that is 3 consecutive goals in a game. sharks win 3, 2, in overtime. they host detroit on tuesday. >> in college hoops cal hosting 5th ring to use a la the bears putting up a fight in this one. check out this ball movement here. some nice high-low action. andre kelly with a big dunk inside. he had 22 points. but cal, that only 1, 3 pointer and they turn it over 15 times. here's one of those turnovers. not pretty. johnny juzang finishes on the
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other end for the bruins use a life holds off the bear 60. 52 cal is at washington on wednesday. usf great bill cartwright. there he is in the house for this game. don's hosting san diego, bryce monroe, the san francisco native. nice reverse layup here for usd. he had 15 points. however, this was all usf yellen, miss all ski katz, a position inside for the layup and it was felt 21 points and 7 boards for him. don's when 88 73, they host loyola marymount on thursday. and that's all we've got for sports. we'll send it back down to the studio. all right, karl, and thank on the way tonight, robots to the rescue will show you how one hollywood hotel is. >> getting creative during staf a
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hollywood hotel facing a severe staffing shortage. now turning to robots to help the load. alfred. >> is a dream worker at the dream hollywood hotel, the hotel's general manager says he's a key workers guests prefer less contact soon. alford will have another bought worker instsad of a co-worker bought worker the company in charge of the robots say that they have rented out more than 100 robots to companies all across the country. they say bots are improving, not replacing jobs, makes the workers more valuable to the organization
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allows them to earn a higher wage because they're not wasting their time doing tasks that are frankly beneath them. >> so be on the hotel's. the bots are also picking the slack and all kinds of industries, including restaurants and even at the u.s. postal service camera, bonds have been rolling around tv studios for years. >> hyundai is revealing its plans for meadow mobility. a concept using robots to help bridge the gap between the metaverse and reality. the automaker believes this will allow humans to accomplish more in the digital world and let human to use the digital world to help robots. another automated devices accomplish more in real life. things like allowing new travel opportunities for people with disabilities. but the creation of automated personal transportation pots. >> this is not only for providing freedom its movement movement in the physical war, but for moving us.
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>> to a realty within the made overs. >> hyundai is aiming to let humans use virtual reality to control robots inside a factory maximizing their functionality. >> think alford would be okay. sitting in for one of us. one of these weekends. >> i mean, we could try it. i think anybody know the put away on its today. that does it for us here on kron. 4 news at 8 o'clock. we'll be back with more news during conference at 9 in just a few minutes.
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