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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 7. >> good sunday morning to you. thanks for joining us here on the kron. 4 morning news. i'm noelle bellow. it's sunday january 9th. the sun is coming up quite nicely yet again today. >> we've got a lot to get to be. want to start you off with a check of your weather forecast with dave spahr. hey dave. hey, good well, good morning, everybody. and one good turn deserves another. let's kind of do the same summer thing we did from yesterday. looks like we're going to do that. here's a live shot coming in from the east bay shoreline. >> as that we cease little in the way some going on here with some leftover fog that has to mix out in that's
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around the delta, particularly and that will cause folks around the delta and contra costa county. there. that little area, those numbers for highs today will kind of trail all day because of the morning fog. a little bit current check. we have your concord, 43, antioch of 41. 36, santa rosa. little better job up here in the north bay. not quite as cold. today. we're in the 40's, at least this morning. a little chilly down there in the south bay, though, 39 san jose fremont checking in at 39 to 47 for san francisco. quick check of the winds will see all day today, a little bit of an offshore breeze working here in the north bay. but you can see kind of hodgepodge the direction here. but they are single digits for the most part across the geography. as far as that fog is concerned. just want to point that out real quick that will mix out. but that will again those temperatures as you'll see in the 4 zone later on being a little stubborn in terms of rising compared to along the east bay shoreline. breaking it down for you today will keep some scattered clouds and there temperatures in the 40's in the morning hours getting into the 50's by the afternoon looking into next week here,
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it looks like there's the possibility of maybe some sprinkles working here, but not a whole lot. we'll have more on that forecast a bit. noel. thanks, dave. >> governor gavin newsom has laid out a new plan to battle the latest covid-19 surge, including bringing back covid sick time for some workers. the items are part of the governor's budget for the year. the governor is expected to present a proposed 2.7 emergency response package tomorrow. kron four's gayle ong breaks down the details. >> on saturday, governor gavin newsom's administration unveiled a 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
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110 million to support vulnerable populations. the goversor'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 news. now the rise of covid-19 cases in the bay area does continue to impact our schools. some are moving forward with virtual learning while others are sticking with in-person learning. now, there is a petition out in dublin to get the school district there to go remote. >> or delay the return to school kron four's camila barco has more from san francisco this morning. camila. >> yes, in all, more than 1800
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people have signed this petition asking unified school district to go virtual or delay its opening students returned from winter break. take a look at your screen the organizers state that students shouldn't go back to school right now because of the rise in covid cases. many parents in the comments are also concerned that their child is going to contract the virus as the returning from winter break. if they are able to go to school tomorrow, students in the unified school district are expected to goino back to the classroom tomorrow morning. and the school district passed out dozens of at-home covid test to families of students and they're supposed to test themselves some time today or tomorrow morning before going to school. and the idea is to have it's to avoid having a student who is positive return to campus and prevent a covid-19 outbreak. however, the school district has said nothing about delaying its opening or going virtual after a rise in covid cases across
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the state cross for has reporting school districts like mookie and hayward are going virtual or have been placed on a district-wide quarantine. teachers in oakland and san francisco had massive city council last week to protest covid safety measures at this time. of those districts have decided to move to remote learning. now no law. there's been no mention from dublin unified school district on canceling classes are going virtual post winter break. students are expected to return to classroom tomorrow. however, the question is, we'll school leaders listen to parents and this petition, of course, we'll keep you updated online and on air. if we find out more now back to, you know. all right. thank you, camila for that. meanwhile, health and education leaders in santa clara county say right now in person learning is still the best way. >> to go for them. kron forcefully chagall learned more about the county's decision to keep kids in the classroom.
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>> while the omicron variant of covid-19 spreads through south bay communities, santa clara county, public health director doctor sara cody says it is milder than previous variants. a factor in why she believes students should continue attending class in person. we've learned that in person, education is what they and remote learning doesn't support their mental health. emotional health. >> i'm an academic well-being nearly the way the in-person learning does. doctor cody stands in solidarity with doctor mary ann dewan. we have is the county superintendent of schools at the santa clara county office of education and join cody for a joint media statement released friday. the ability for school district to offer remote or virtual learning ended on june 30th 2021. still the numbers are concerning. data posted online by the public health department shows the 7 day average of cases has increased
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about 237% since christmas, 630 were reported on december. 25th. >> 2123 were reported friday and the age group making up the highest percentage of cases are those 19 years of age and younger. let's continue to operate with the latest health and safety guidance offered by the california department of public callum. we're working alongside our districts to preserve in person, learning together. i think that we're going to get through this surge. >> we're going to keep our kids in school where they thrive. doctor cody, adding the community will have to find ways to co exist and live with covid-19. >> phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. >> coming up here on the kron, 4 morning news, nasa's newest telescope has converted into its final form in space for taking a look. coming up next. and national leaders honor the late democratic senator harry reid. a look at his memorial coming up.
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on this sunday morning in a nasa project in the works since the 80's. >> finally came to fruition on saturday. the james webb telescope is nasa's power for most powerful telescope to date. researchers hope it's going to provide them with their best images of deep space. alexis mcadams has that story. >> there it is in front of us. you're looking at this
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animation. this is not premade animation. this is based on actual data coming from the telescope to us. right now, nasa administrators breathing a sigh of relief saturday as the james webb space telescope fully deployed the last part of its primary mirror. the last step in and ever more than 25 years in the making. bottom emotional about it. an amazing milestone. we see beautiful pattern out there in the sky. now more powerful than the hubble space telescope. the 10 billion dollars or vettori will help astronomers. >> see further into space than ever before. scanning the light from the first stars and galaxies formed more than 13 billion years ago. the chance to see the universe as it was only a couple 100 million years after the start of the big bang with a giant sunshield the size of a tennis court. it was too big to fit into a rocket fully assembled. and so it had to be set up in segments. the pieces snapping into place and the observatory taking its final form 600,000 miles above the earth. that was alexis
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mcadams. reporting for us. nasa is going to spend the next 5 months tweaking the telescope's mirrors. >> to bring them into focus. they expect it to send back its first images. some time this summer will be waiting day before you publish a paper and string theory more data coming down. but this is something to look for. hey, those temperatures today we've got 50's going on here with a mixed bag of some sun and clouds for sun and clouds, though. >> we're taking with the forecast. looks like dutchess for your sunday, but take a peek into early next week. keep it here. the kron 4 morning news continues. living with metastatic breast cancer means being relentless. because every day matters. and having more of them is possible with verzenio. the only one of its kind proven to help you live significantly longer
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>> welcome back to start 7.15 here on this sunday morning in california received more rain in the last 3 months of 2021 than it did in the entire previous year. in fact, drought monitor say the state got nearly 34 trillion gallons of water since october. 1st, leaving behind a generous snow pack up in the mountains. but officials say california still remains in some level of drought and much of the golden state remains in the severe or extreme category. that's why residents are forbidden. water, wasting practices like hosing down sidewalks and driveways. still, dave, i was really hoping that especially over the last couple of weeks where we seem to just sit in hurricane and and gloom, really, i was really hoping
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that that would help talked with just a little bit about where where we really are here in the bay area in terms of i look at the numbers lately here, but a lot of the rain that we've had from before that came from the subtropical jet see get a lot of quantitative rain. problem is you get a little >> runoff from all of that. so the ideal situations you want a good snow pack. that's the name of the game to get that built up there. and it also doesn't cause much the way of flooding issues, certainly for the urbanized areas and where we are and so for. so. >> we like to get those storms of the gulf of alaska, which you saw a little bit on the tape. there. and that's where we tend to get our winter systems. now, what you will be seeing in the week ahead is very reminiscent of these dry years that we've had from before. but we've had a good start to the season so we can handle week or so like this. that's fine. just as long as a little bit more upstream. hopefully later on quick shot of what we've got going on here. here's the east bay shoreline. there. there you have some scattered of fog off towards the distance here, golden gate bridge. we ceased kind of similar performance there as well. a little bit of a stiff breeze here, and it
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will be offshore a little bit later on. you know, sometimes that's a problem. we talk about those offshore winds. but after all the rain we've had, that's not going to be an issue. we're still sitting a kind of high pressure. alternately this cloud cover will be a player in tomorrow's forecast. not rain producing, but it certainly will get into our forecast temperature check. 36 santa rosa 40's pretty much over most of the board here, although 36 for livermore, 39, san jose and also for fremont for the fog cast. yeah, that's going to mix out around the delta. but as a result that's going to cost our temperatures off towards that region which will see in the 4 zone forecast later, futurecast for let's take care of that fog today. there we go. some leftover fog clouds around the bay until around noon. then overnight we get some scattered clouds, try to work in here as we turn the data mmnday, but looks like on balance tomorrow. pretty turns to be a mostly sunny afternoon. and then tuesday, we mentioned maybe a couple of sprinkles. well, that will be at the coast. if we get that. it's really, really weak. now, back to the day now, here's
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the future. cast winds going on this morning. you see them pick up to the afternoon off shore. they are. it's okay. we have a wet ground so we can handle all of that. we're going to do too much. but it is going to come a windy feel to it a little bit there in spots. but lots of sunshine. so that will feel good. so the breakdown free is morning fog scattered clouds breezy in the north bay, seasonal temperatures with all of that and so forth this week, variable clouds cold nights days will be into the 50's sprinkle thursday. yeah, it's been reduced now to just a sprinkle. it's kind of what i'm talking about in terms of the systems are getting the tail end of it is the energy goes all towards the northwest. meanwhile, for the weekend next week and that is variable clouds, temperatures hanging near 60 or at least in the upper 50's for today. again, we've got upper 50's 63. meanwhile for san jose across the water region, 60 or so for hayward. most readings, however, repeat into the 50's, still keeping a couple little scattered clouds and there. but a lot of sunshine for you as well. coming up, we'll take a look at that longer range forecast for you and take a
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look at the 4 zone to know. thanks, dave. >> the coast guard has announced new safety rules in response to the deadly 2019 conception boat fire. those rules include new fire prevention measures and better as scape routes for boats with overnight passengers. devices will also be installed to ensure the boats night watchman is awake and doing their rounds. the new rules come nearly 3 years after the conception, a scuba diving boat caught fire off the coast of santa barbara killed. 34 people and investigation into the disaster blamed the boat's owner for a lack of oversight. he has pleaded not guilty to 34 counts of seaman's manslaughter and is out on bond awaiting trial. take a look at this from the citizen app. san francisco fire department says it was a large tent fire on 16th and shot well streets yesterday. they say the side of a house next to the tent caught on fire as well. you can see that charred
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a wall there. the fire department says no one was hurt or displaced, but the fire is under investigation. the placer county sheriff's office says the body of missing skier rory angelo de was found yesterday morning. they say his body was found roughly a half-mile from a neighborhood schaefer mill creek. angelo de was reported missing on christmas day at northstar ski resort. authorities say his ski pass was last used that morning on a lift at north star. investigators say there was no sign of suspicious activity. oscar-winning lyricist marilyn bergman has died at the age of 93 representative says she died at home in los angeles yesterday of respiratory failure, not related to covid-19. bergman was married to alan bergman. they both at a very long and successful career writing songs for films, television shows and broadway. they weren't
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hundreds of songs for films like the way we were. and how do you keep the music playing again? she was 93 years old. top lawmakers remembered former senate majority leader harry reid that his memorial service in nevada this weekend. president joe biden and former president barack obama were among those to honor the longtime statesman. david charns has details. >> from a humbled start in searchlight to the hallowed halls of washington, former nevada senator harry reid is remembered as the quiet guy who got things done it. my dad ever hang up the phone on you. without saying goodbye. >> reid's 5 children >> personal friend carole king and 2 presidents among those painting a picture of a senator. we didn't always see. you know, he said you've been working hard doing a lot of the right things to be democratic leader, but you need to dress better.
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>> please buy some better shoes. >> devotion to his wife of 62 years. landra and his story of working his way from a rural town to congress, all echoing through the smith center about harry. he never gave up. he never gave up. he never gave up on anybody. he cared about former president barack obama eulogizing read saying he could not have passed his landmark agenda senate. >> and the country benefited from your extraordinary leadership. i could not have asked for better. for a friend. sure. did. love you back >> what did you see the killers frontman brandon flowers saying he and reid had a shared faith and desert beginnings recalling this moment from a visit to the capitol. he had me sing the nevada state song. and u.s. i
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think you show me off a little bit. but i also as we've all heard today, i think he just he loved where he was from. >> that was david charns reporting for us. reid will be moved to dc to lie in state in the capitol rotunda on january. 12th. we'll be right back after the break.
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>> well, it's the mega mansion simply dubbed the one home in bel air that will soon be listed for 295 million dollars. the home is filled with amenities like a night club spa, private running track, bowling alley, movie theater. yes, a wine cellar. of course, it can actually hold 10,000 bottles. nancyuloo is taking us on a tour of what's being called the most expensive home in america. >> on 4 acres of bellaire hillside, this 105,000 square foot property is finally on the market. the one took one full decade of construction and it's packed with the best of everything. i actually may have a client. he's been tracking the property luxury specialist camille anderson predicts the house will sell in the next month. price tag we could that the deal we
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originally thought it was going to be 500 million. and i think a lot of people are tracking this property. this is hot property. it's a gorgeous home. people know that now the army does amazing work developer nile, the on these mega mansion has 20 bedrooms and 30 bathrooms. the p's. his attention to detail is just so specific. and when you walk into one of highest homes, it's just it's truly impressive. the home also features 5 pools, a moat and a putting green along with the 20 bedrooms inside a full so lawn nightclub, bowling alley, expansive jim ace week, candy room and much, much more. but financial challenges built up during construction. the court
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ordered listings triggered by the developer defaulting on more than 180 million dollars in loans. i know he's lying materials in from italy and he's hand crafting, you know, light fixtures. and there's so much behind the you know, it took on a life of its own and perhaps a too much of the cost got out of hand. but i think in the end what we have is still a spectacular >> spectacular is one way the loop reporting for us. coming up here on the kron 4 morning news covid case surge causing another surge. >> 911 calls why it's causing problems for dispatchers. coming up.
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>> welcome back. 7.31. here on this sunday morning. we've got the sun shining yet again this morning, yesterday, around this time we were dealing with some fog. is that the same today or are we pretty clear yet? there's little bit of fog still deal with the particular on the delta, a touch there. and that's actually going to slow the temperatures climbing and that little pocket of the bay. so, you know, around the delta today, highs are probably only going to be the mid-fifties to even lower 50's in spots compared to. >> other areas of the bay now generally speaking inland will look for temperatures to reach in the middle to maybe upper 50's. lots of sunshine. but again, once that fog about the
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mix out, that costs a little bit of energy in our days are kind of short. now, this time of year, there's a look at the orange hue off towards the distance. the watercolors time of the day where the fog is starting to mix out a little bit here. it's going to do that in the next few hours. but that does again cost energy upstream. there's some scattered clouds for us. not so much. in today's forecast. we get to late tonight overnight and maybe early tomorrow morning. we were hoping maybe this might be a little bit of a rain producer. now it looks like a strikeout, maybe a little sprinkles along the coast as a possibility, but that's about it. 36 santa rosa, that's the cold spot up around where the fog as we get the lower 40's, you can see antioch also conquered. 36 chilly degrees for livermore. this morning, though, one, the east bay shoreline temper it because it's near water like that climate control. 47 san francisco, but a chilly 39 to san jose also told a little bit that the air is kind of drying out just a touch. one quick note about the winds. they will become more offshore to be up here in the north bay later this afternoon. a little bit of a spring we expect in
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terms of those winds will be little breezy up in the north bay for this afternoon. so for today, look for those temperatures in the mid to upper 50's a 63 san jose, which is a good klein compared to the chilly temperatures we're looking at this morning in a bit. we'll take a look at the weeklong forecast. also your 4 zone and extended know. >> thanks, dave. the covid surge does continue to impact medical services. but this time officials say they're being overwhelmed with non-emergency calls. the san francisco fire department says dispatchers are seeing an increase in the number of calls with people reporting minor symptoms. others say there looking for a covid-19 test kron four's. amanda hari has that story. >> 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 rr covid symptoms. we've been. >> having about over 400 m s
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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 departments seeking testing. >> because i think the demand is high in some cave in some 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
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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 say emergency medical systems across the state and country are seeing a similar surge in call volume for the same non emergent requests. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> that our students are safe and we need better better testing for all students in the u.s. the bill that the district is not acting with enough urgency about the crisis that we're in.
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>> the oakland unified school district and the rest of the bay area are dealing with a rough start to the new year as covid-related sickouts and closures continue. reports of 6 students and school staff are growing. and so our frustrations among school administrators, teachers and parents, the list of schools closing campuses is growing by the day. a number of colleges and universities have turned to online classes that include san francisco state university uc berkeley, uc santa cruz, cal state, east bay and santa clara university. meanwhile, west contra costa unified hayward unified and milpitas unified school districts have all reported cases and are switching to remote learning oakland unified school district and san francisco unified have been dealing with cases as well as teacher sickouts in protest of covid precautions. but both of those san francisco and oakland, they will remain in person. coming up next in sports, it's finally official after 2 seasons klay thompson.
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>> set to return to the court today. what one of his teammates has to say about this return.
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>> all right, colin, all warriors fans, clay day is officially here. warriors star klay thompson is going to make his return to the nba today when golden state host the cleveland cavaliers. thompson
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made the announcement on his instagram page yesterday. he actually posted a funny little video from space jam making it like he was going re coming to us prayers. the team also shared a brief video of thompson saying dubbed ation, i'm back the 5 time all-star has not played in a game since june of 2019. if you can believe it's been that long. >> after he suffered an acl tear followed by an achilles tear in october of 2020 thompson and star steph curry earned the nickname the splash brothers for their shooting prowess during of the warriors 3 championship seasons in 2015, 2017 2018 curry and the rest of the team are thrilled for his comeback. they say this moment has been a long time coming. >> feel like super excited before anything. i'm a fan of his game. i love this game. the game needs clay. means one of the shooters. 10 plays games. just a beautiful thing. like always say the games are to me. so i just appreciate it. he's fun watching him
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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. >> he has always been this good. we went to high school together and i use a chair for him on the sidelines. this kid is incredible. the warriors play the cavs here at home tonight. tip off, set for 5.30, this afternoon. i just know chase center is going to be loud tonight. david, people are headed that way. it's clear skies right tonight. >> looks pretty good, although they'll be some scattered clouds late tonight. developing here, it looks to be dry, though. temperature check, lower 60's for highs on the east bay shoreline. but a lot of 50 still to be had. we'll take a look at forecast coming up in a bit.
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>> welcome back 7.44. here on this sunday morning hoping that to really catch a little bit more sun again today after we've been deprived of the several weeks, dame's far as got your full weather forecast for you. a good morning. well, good morning, everybody. not starting off to a bad start here. here's half moon bay for you're already getting some sunshine working here. so the coast is not too much of an issue with the fog going on. it's really more interior areas that are dealing with a little bit the way some of that fog. >> temperature check for you. still the 40's off to the east bay livermore. chilly spot, though. 36. 38 going on here for fremont. also, 39 san jose
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going to pop nicely this afternoon, though, chilly 36 up there. the santa rosa for the next couple of days. ahead up the tahoe, a gradual mild ing trend to getting almost warm 50 by wednesday. looks like with some scattered clouds. did note some sprinkles possible along our coast on tuesday. maybe you can see that doesn't penetrate free far inland and they probably won't get much out of thursday either, although maybe as a possibility getting into the weekend, they might get some snow a little bit to kind of add what they have. all right. future cast for we mix out fog. and then as we get into tonight, late tonight after midnight, that would be the development of some scattered clouds, maybe to greet you tomorrow, but not really much the way of any rain at all that actually clears out for the afternoon and pretty quiet getting into tuesday. the hope of getting some showers has kind of evaporated right before our eyes. the longer perspective. now that was something upstream on thursday. we're looking out for there's that first system. notice how these are all coming in from the southwest. moving up to the northeast. and yes, by passing us entirely with all the energy up in the northwest,
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that's very reminiscent for the last few years that pushed us into the drought. so that is problematic there. but it looks fairly dry for this week ahead. not too bad into next weekend, though, should fare a decent amount of sunshine coming out. we're keeping it somewhat variable clouds on the on extended forecast. 4 zone forecast today. 57 san francisco will do the middle to upper 50's along the coast here. half moon bay and even popping about 60 upper 50's along the bay side peninsula. 60 going on for foster city. 62 palo alto and in the south bay lower 60's at that mid 60. 64 for morgan hill. 63 cupertino, lower 60's along the east bay shoreline, mid 50's for tri valley. 56 for walnut creek. 55 for richmond. 52 of allay 53 fairfield. 55 for napa and santa rosa doing that at about 60 with the air. start to dry out a little bit to those lows are going to be with us and they're quite chilly. no highs near about 60 or so tuesday. looks to be good deal. son here still holding out for a chance of rain on thursday. now. but
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here those lows i mentioned here in the 30's will dabble in here near about 40 inland with 40's covering us along the coast. >> well, for your help this morning. last week we went over strategy is to keep our new year's resolutions. a nationwide poll of over 1000 adults last month. 26 1% said they wanted to improve their health in the year 2022. typically, of course, that means dieting and exercising for good heart health. but our health expert karen owoc says we also need to focus on our gums. if we want to improve our over all health care and i would never have thought of guns as being something so important when it comes to our overall health. right. a lot of people don't do when they say they want to improve their health. >> they never think about the guns and it's really, really important. and doctors researchers have now a scene. they definitely see the link between gum disease and other
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diseases, particularly heart disease. okay. talk to me a little bit about gum disease you know what? exactly it is and why it's so that for us. well, the number one bacteria bacteria that's growing at the the tooth root. and the problem with bacteria's that it can couple things is that it could disrupt and irritate the lining in within the arteries. it can also affect the platelets, the platelets and the the cells that involve clotting. but the all the other problem with bacteria is that it can travel from your mouth to other areas of your body, particularly the lungs, and it can cause pneumonia. oh, yes, you get pneumonia. that's also going to make your heart work harder because the trying to get oxygen and blood flow to air. it hated inflamed lungs is difficult. and the other problem is that. here we are in a covid year era. you know, we have pneumonia is one
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of the side effects. it's really important to not only mask-up but take care of those teeth in the mouth underneath the mask. brushing your teeth twice a day floss saying that sort watching is huge for our gums. >> right. right the inflammation. a chronic inflammation is also problematic. and that's a that's a problem with the gum disease. gum disease causes inflammation. and when you have chronic inflammation, then it's also linked to chronic diseases. so one of the diseases that it's correlated with is card. itis and is inflammation of the heart muscle. and when that happens, you can have rapid heart failure. sudden cardiac arrest. so the inflammation is very stroke as well becomes arrest. yes. so we have heart
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disease, stroke, heart attack. >> all of those are consequence of information, heart disease, the win when you have gum disease, it spreads inflammation throughout your body. and when it's inside the lining of your arteries, it can rough in that inner lining that supposed to be nice and smooth and when it gets resting like that, plaque will tend to stick to it. that's what's causing the art coronary artery disease. and then when you're inflamed it off of one of the other things that happens is that it can cause that plaque to crack rupture and it could travel and dislodge a someplace else and it could cause a clot. so therefore you have a stroke or a heart attack. he also type 2 diabetes here. yeah, there's definitely tough people that have diabetes tend to have a lot of information and they have a tendency to infections, therefore, gun infections is is not a surprise. they
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especially have to be very diligent about taking care of there, their teeth and their you you also rheumatoid arthritis. and then another of war that never actually heard of cerebral vascular disease. >> vascular disease is a disease is within the the brain. the vessels of the brain. so it's affecting. >> blood flow that affecting how well blood and oxygen gets to the nerves. so one of the contributors main contributors of of dementia is this to rebuild vascular disease. so another really important reason to take care of your talk to me just a little bit about symptoms of people are thinking, ok, how do i make sure i don't have gum disease. what are some things we need to be looking out for? >> red, swollen gums, bleeding gums. if you've ever tried to
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well, if you don't less to the gun attend the bleed, also, you have painpwith went to loose teeth. your gun start to recede to your teeth, start to sink in. any any kind of sensitivity can be a sign of of the gum disease, periodontal disease. i think this is a good time to remind folks that if you put off going to the dentist during covid-19, you should probably get on a phone. call your dentist right now and make that appointment because that's who's going to really help you. if you do have any of the symptoms. >> absolutely. and you know when we think about our health, we're thinking diet exercise, stress management, but we need to tack on good oral health care. on top of that because that that can affect, as we just described, that can affect a lot your overall health.
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>> all right. well, floss every day and plus, twice a day or just one today. what's the direct? at least once a day? some people do do it twice a day like after eating so it's a good, good idea to take care of those guns as you kind of rinse after you at - eat. that's another important part of good oral health care. eating the right foods. you know, we kind of forget about the sugars and hopefully all the christmas sweets are gone. >> and here now kind of getting back on track with eating the right healthy foods that are good for your teeth as well as your heart and and everything else. all right, karen, thank you so much making sure we focus a little bit on our gum health this new year. thanks so much. we'll talk with you next week. by. we'll be right back. and thank you. well, take a look at
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this. the sf zoo has just welcomed a new mccaw bird. it's a native bird from bolivia. >> that's an endangered species. you can find the beautiful red and green feather bird in the south. american, tropical rain forest. the zoo welcomed the 16 year-old male mccaw as part
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of their species survival program. so not a brand new little guy, but brand-new to the zoo for sure. so welcome to the a cop. still ahead here in the next hour, the kron 4 morning news. we're continuing our covid-19 coverage. >> that state lawmakers are trying to get more people. health insurance. we're going to tell you how. plus covid continues to take a toll on health care systems across the nation with the white house plans to soon to help those struggling to get tested.
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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at >> good sunday morning to you. thanks for joining us here on the kron. 4 morning news. >> i'm noelle bellow. it's sunday january 9th. we've got the sun coming up for us. want to start off by getting a check of your weather forecast. dave, is it going to get warm at all today? are we still staying on the cool side to look for? the season remain season for january going on here except no rain today. a good morning, everybody live shot coming in from half moon bay. there's a the sunrise for you a bit. and people looks like getting out and about a little bit in the early morning. we don't see a little fog at the coast. however, it's really hovering around. the delta is where the concentration of the morning fog today is east bay shore lines. pretty much lower 40's. 38 going on for fremont 40 san jose and 36 up to santa rosa. >> current winds are kind of
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hodgepodge or variable for now. pretty much single digits. but we expect a breeze later on up in the north bay and that will be offshore this time of year. we sometimes go nervous, we say offshore, but of course, has been wet enough that won't pose a problem back to the fog mixing out in the late morning hours. so if you are having some fog around your neighborhood that should make south, but that does cost a little bit in terms of energy. so that will keep the temperatures down a bit. as far as what we expect today on balance. a lot of 50's, although i think in the south bay in some portions of the east bay, we'll start to see those numbers approaching about 60 some scattered clouds to make note of that. it looks like the trend is drier going forward. that was some hope for a couple opportunities for rain showers that's looking less and less will get into some of that coming up in a bit. noel, thanks, dave. >> gavin newsom has laid out a new plan to battle the latest covid-19 surge, including bringing back covid sick time for some workers. the adams a part of the governor's budget for the year. the governor is expected to present a proposed 2.7 billion dollar covid-19 emergency response package
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tomorrow. kron four's gayle ong breaks down the details. >> on saturday, governor gavin newsom's administration unveiled a 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
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hospitals stretched thin. governor newsom will present his proposed state budget on monday. gayle ong kron. 4 news. the rise of covid-19 cases in the bay area does continue to impact schools. some are moving forward with virtual learning while others are sticking with in-person instruction. >> there is a petition now out in dublin to get the school district there to go remote or even delay the return to school kron four's camila barco has more from san francisco this morning. camila. >> 1800 people have signed this petition. and as you said, it's asking for the dublin unified school district to either go virtual or delay its opening as students returned from winter break. take a look at your screen. this is the petition, the organizer or the creator of this petition states that students shouldn't go back to school right now because of the rising covid cases. many parents of the comments are also concerned that their child is going to contract the virus. if they do go back to
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campus as they return from winter break that students in the dublin unified school district are expected to go back to the classroom tomorrow. the school district passed out dozens of at-home covid test kits to families of students and they are supposed to test themselves some time today or tomorrow morning before going to school. now the idea is to avoid having a student who is positive return to campus and prevent a covid-19 outbreak. however, the school district has said nothing about delaying its opening or going virtual kron. 4 has reported that school districts like bill peters and hayward are going virtual or have been placed on a district-wide quarantine because of the rising covid cases. teachers in oakland and san francisco had massive sickouts last week to protest covid safety measures. but at this time, those 2, none of those districts have decided to move to remote learning. but there's been no mention
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from dublin unified school district on canceling classes are going virtual post winter break. students like i said, are expected to return to the classroom tomorrow. however, the question is, will school leaders listen to parents who are concerned about their students going back to campus or even take a look at this petition. of course, if we hear anything or know any more information, we'll update you on air and online for now. back to you. all right. coming i over the last couple years, they've done hybrid. there's lots of options there. so i guess will have to wait and see what the district says in response to this. we'll check in with you again in the next hour. >> meanwhile, health and education leaders down in santa clara counties say right now in person learning is still the best way for them to go. kron four's phillipe should all learn more about the county's decision to keep those kids in class. >> while the omicron variant of covid-19 spreads through south bay communities, santa clara county, public health director doctor sara cody says
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it is milder than previous variants. a factor in why she believes students should continue attending class in person. we've learned that in person, education is what they and remote learning doesn't support their mental health, emotional health academic well-being nearly the way the in-person learning does. doctor cody stands in solidarity with doctor mary ann dewan. do want is the county superintendent of schools at the santa clara county office of education. >> and join cody for a joint media statement released friday. the ability for school district to offer remote or virtual learning ended on june 30th 2021. 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 and younger. let's continue to operate with the latest health and safety guidance offered by the california department of public we're working alongside our districts to preserve in person learning together. i think that we're going to get through this surge. >> we're going to keep our kids in school where they thrived. doctor cody, adding the community will have to find ways to co exist and live with covid-19. >> phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. >> coming up here on the kron, morning news. the marine food bank in san francisco is in need of donations are going to tell you how the pandemic has impacted them. that's coming up in a live report. plus, companies are unveiling a lot of new gadgets in vegas. taking a look inside cs 2022.
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welcome back. 8.10, on this sunday morning. and more than 28,000 pounds of ground beef. >> have been recalled in 7 states, including here in california. recall over possible e-coli contamination. the usda says the product come from interstate meat, distributors in oregon. they're sold at stores including walmart, kroger albertsons. and when co the affected products were
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packaged back on december, 20th, if you think you may have purchased the recalled meat, you're asked to throw it away or return it to the store. you bought it from other impacted. states include arizona, nevada, utah, washington and wyoming. and of course, oregon where that meat is coming from. a florida man is working on making his dream come true to deliver food in all 50 states. mike dimauro has autism and he's an uber eats driver. he says he has a goal to deliver to all 50 states across the country. he's more than halfway there. so far. he's already delivered in 26 different states. his parents are driving with him inside an rv while he makes deliveries. >> you say it to strangers that you're an adult with autism. i'm okay with that because >> i'm just unique person that likes get out there. enjoy the world one day at a time. >> one day at a time, one mile at a time. it seems mike and his family also provide food to the homeless along the way,
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day 50's a driving through california is going to nice little day for looks to be just a few scattered clouds in our future of this afternoon. we'll get those temperatures through the 50 some areas might pop in about 60 or so. >> looks to be fairly dry for the week ahead. we'll take a look at forecast coming up in a bit. keep it here.
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>> welcome back. 8.14, here.
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and it's time for another check of your weather forecast. dave spahr standing by with a closer look. a date. >> hey, good morning. well, good morning, everybody. and beautiful sunrise occurring right now. not a lot of the way of fog going on at the coast, but it's hovering around the delta a little bit this morning, not too bad of the golden gate, either. again, some of that leftover fog. hugh, along the water's p% edge and you see a little bit offshore wind already in place to. we're going to see a lot of that this afternoon. it's going to favor the north bay, a touch, nothing for wind advisory length that just had a breezy almost like spring kind of feeling day almost. meanwhile, we've been talking about some cloud cover that will develop a little tonight and maybe a touch tomorrow. but earlier we were talking some sprinkles or showers with that. that's been kind of out of the forecast now. so it'll be dry. but some scattered clouds again developing tonight and into tomorrow. 36 santa rosa, a lot of 40's for the east bay and the north bay, but still cold and tri valley. 35 from livermore. san jose is caught up at 40 38. meanwhile, for fremont. again,
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some leftover fog here around the delta. there. that's going to cost temperatures for today because of that energy to mix out of the fog that we have futurecast for going on for today. once we take care of that fog again, we're back to mostly sunny skies. again. some scattered clouds. but then tonight, overnight, yeah, here comes look at the way some cloud cover for tomorrow morning. we're watching about sprinkles. maybe that's not really in the forecast any more. and then clearing up by monday afternoon and then looks good into the rest the week. another dose, we want to watch as thursday. maybe we'll get some light sprinkles with that as a possibility go back to future cast winds. here's the pop and winds this afternoon favoring the north bay and they'll be into the teens. it looks like maybe into the 20 mile per hour range. so if you're in shaded areas will be chilly. so want to plan accordingly. for all of that, too. a look ahead. we talking about morning fog, scattered clouds breezy in the north bay, seasonal temperatures now this week, variable clouds, cold nights going on here will still dip down and then 4 days in the 50's with a sprinkle thursday, the cynics place to put our
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cards on then for next weekend, variable clouds with a high approaching about 60. so a little bit of mercury movement here. to middle 50's expected today. 63 meanwhile for san jose checking in there with sunny and mild on the big board here getting to 60 santa rosa. but most readings will be hovering in the mid 50 degree range coming up in a bit. we'll take a look at long-range forecast for looking for that rain on thursday and the extended as well well. thanks, dave. >> the san francisco-marin food bank is in need of more monetary donations so they can keep up with demand. the food bank says the pandemic has put a strain on their resources. joining me now is that marine food bank executive director, tennis crosby, hannah, thank you so much for joining us to let folks know a little bit about your needs at this point. i the pandemic has changed in a lot, the sheer number of people who actually need food and help from you guys has really ground over the last couple years. that's
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right. >> every week we serve over 50 5,000 households. that's just about 184,000 people each and every week. that's the kind of impact san francisco-marin food bank makes. and it only happens because of donor support. volunteer, smart. it really takes a community to art and hunger. >> i know at the towards the end of the year and the holidays, there's usually a big uptick in people giving whether that's monetarily or volunteering their time. but now we get into the new part of a new year talk to in just a little about the trend there. do you guys normally see donations drop off at this time of year? >> we normally see volunteer and drop off at this time of year and you're absolutely right, folks really focus on year and giving now is a great time to volunteer and every dollar counts were so grateful folks can participate by going to s f and food bank dot org.
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when dollar means 2 meals every hour of volunteering counts. and there's lots of really great socially distanced and safe ways to volunteer. and we sure do appreciate everyone coming out to work and hunger. >> one dollar is 2 meals. i know we've been reporting about surge pricing. are gas prices have gone up. of course, food prices, of course, have gone up as well at the grocery stores. how has that impacted? you guys? >> certainly has impacted us. it's impacting us significantly cost of chicken have almost doubled. we're all seeing at the grocery stores and the food bank is not immune to those 2 price increases. but that's why the donations matter so greatly were really efficient and how we can source we can do it at scale. so it means that we can really get a great return on every dollar. that's a invested to the food bank. but you know what really helps as well as folks coming together and volunteering. we welcome
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folks to her groceries to help pat groceries and in january, that's when we tend to see a bit of a dip in volunteering. so we're really encouraging folks to sign up for an hour or 2 because it sure makes a difference. >> i know here at kron 4, we've over the last many, many years. we we go and we give our time they're volunteering, talking about the labor shortage. has that really impacted you guys as well? >> well, we're seeing it. we've been increasing our staff team since the pandemic. so we continue to grow our staff team, but really volunteers are the heart of our operation as well as our staff teen. so we're really encouraging the community to consider joining up for a shift or 2, it sure makes a difference. and i the crumb team can attest. it's also a lot of fun did there's different opportunities. you can deliver groceries. it's just great way to get back to the key to 10 year. and you all have different locations,
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obviously being the sf marine food bank, talking about the locations that people can go to to volunteer their time. >> the and locations throughout marin and san francisco. we have 26 pop up pantry locations all throughout the 2 counties. in addition, we have home delivered groceries so you can sign up and take a shift to deliver groceries right from your car. and we serve up to 10,000 households each and every week with their home to repression programs. ms lots of ways to get involved in your neighborhood. >> go ahead and tell people the website that they can go to to make those monetary donations. because like you said, those dew drop off at the new year. >> that's right. sfm food bank dot org. one click away to make a donation. every dollar means to meals and every hour counts. it takes a community to end hunger. please join us. we're just so appreciative of the community coming together to support ending hunger.
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>> definitely sf murren food bank executive director tennis crosby. thank you so much for joining us. and get out there and donate guys. thanks so much. thank you. we'll be right back.
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>> welcome back. 8.24 on this sunday morning. and this year's consumer electronics show in las vegas wrapped up over the weekend. rich demuro
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shows us his favorite discoveries in today's tech smart. >> this is the kind of stuff you expect to see it. see. yes, but this year's show a wild card for a 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. its banks. 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. but 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
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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 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 you choose the closure. uh, is uses ink like a kindle screen to swap between black and whites. technology itself is a sustainable. and the use case that you switch the
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complex in touch with his old people used live as online find >> i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart. >> you've never seen anything like that here on earth and astronomers at berkeley say they've witnessed something they'd never seen out in outer space. a massive aging star explode. they say they watched the supernova closely for 130 days in 2020, the star at some 100, 20 million light years away, happened while bond are beyond our milky way. so there's no close-up footage. actually, it was just a dot has seen 3 huge telescope, but astronomers say they observed a powerful flash and an intense release of energy when it erupted. in other words. >> supernova. stick with we'll be right back after the break.
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>> welcome back to the kron. 4 morning news. 8.30, here on this sunday morning. and i know we've got the sun shining for us. thankfully, we've been deprived of the sun for the last couple of weeks. i see we've got a little bit of wind going on, though, over the golden gate bridge. dave, a house that when looking today, okay, little bit. little breezy and it will be favoring really the north bay today. and that's an offshore wind direction as well. and with sometimes get nervous when it's all offshore. but it's been so wet lately. so we're ok on that front. >> and the skies have really improved a look at the blue
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skies. we have the east bay shoreline, too. we're taking care of that fog very nicely. east bay shoreline, all lit up nicely and keep that trend going on for this afternoon. and tonight get some scattered clouds and you're working earlier. thoughts was hopefully maybe scrounging up a couple raindrops, but that looks like to be hard to go. even maybe along the coast. some some of the dribble drizzle going on. but that's going to be about it. maybe now thursday, we might scrounge a couple sprinkles. but this is really turning into a bus for the week in terms of getting any rain in here. it all looks like. so this is the last picture we have of the satellite. meanwhile, your day today, it's some scattered clouds will still keeping that forecast. temperatures pretty much into the 50's, although most areas will be mostly sunny. got to keep that mention of some scattered clouds, particularly out towards the delta contra costa county. a little bit too, that energy being used to lift off the fog. 36 santa rosa right now. 40's over most the real estate still chilly and dry valley. now 45 38 going on for freeman in 40 san jose folks,
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the south and that's where we improve, though this afternoon will be popping your about 60 or into the lower 60's. there's the offshore winds starting to develop up in the north bay. we'll see more of that this afternoon. i don't think it's going to be enough merit any a wind advisory but will be a little bit of a breeze going on, kind of a spring breeze, but a chilly one at that because if you're in the shade, it will feel chilly. upper 50's expected for most. the region will do. 63 san jose in a bit. of course we'll have the 4 zone forecast for you and the extended know. thanks, dave. >> covid-19 cases continue to surge across the country and getting tested is now even more difficult. the white house says it's working to make sure americans can get a test if they want one. the administration's finalizing details on its plan to ship millions of tests to homes as early as this week. anna wiernicki is in washington with more. >> president biden has promised 500 million free at-home rapid test kits for americans who want them. this comes as the administration faces new pressure to act fast. >> president biden says
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covid-19 isn't here to stay. we're going be able to control this. the new normal is not going to be what is now. it's going to be better on friday, the president reassured americans that the administration is working to fight the virus as cases across the country reached record highs. you're seeing a rise in hospitalizations both because they they're coming in with but also because they're screening in for covid. cdc director doctor rochelle walensky says many of the detected cases are mild. >> on monday, the u.s. surpassed 1 million new daily covid-19 cases. 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, 4500,000 new test to address the national testing shortage. president biden says the white house is close to launching a website where americans can request a free at-home rapid tests to be shifted them directly. these tests have been purchased yet. >> they have been produced yet. they haven't been distributed yet. and what we
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do in the next weeks as we wait for even that to be done. but missouri republican senator roy blunt says americans are in the midst of a public health crisis and can't afford to wait months to receive the tests time the administration recognize vaccines are powerful weapon. >> that we need to continue to focus on them. >> administration officials say the first batch of these tests will go out in january. for now in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. back to you. >> meanwhile, here at home, governor newsom has activated the national guard to help with the covid-19 testing crisis here in california. more than 103,000 new cases were reported friday. yet millions of people in the state say they're struggling to get themselves tested more than 200 members of the national guard will be deployed across 50 testing sites to help boost staffing levels and make the tests more easily accessible. this is video of members assisting a covid testing site at deer valley high school in antioch
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on thursday. additional sites in alameda contra costa, napa, santa clara and santa cruz counties are all expected to receive assistance from the national guard in the coming days. we still don't have information for those locations just yet, we will really those to you once we receive them. caught on camera. take a look at this wild scene at a covid-19 vaccine clinic in orange county. >> video shows a man hitting health care workers there. apparently it all started for a mask dispute happened back on december. 30th. you can see the moment the man goes into a rage after a security guard reportedly asked him to put his mask on. the alleged attacker identified as 43 year-old thomas apollo reportedly called staff murderers before hitting 2 of them took officers 15 minutes to finally restrained the man nearly 2 years into the pandemic. health care workers say they're concerned how some now view them as the enemy. >> we're here is not going all
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our wonderful everybody. were not so much here now for some people would be any. so i don't understand this isn't a job. >> apollo was released from custody the next day. the orange county district attorney's office could file charges against him as early as tomorrow. california lawmakers are proposing a sweeping first in the nation at universal health care plan. the program would provide health services to every resident and would be financed by a broad array of new taxes on individuals and businesses. groups representing doctors and insurance companies oppose the idea voters would have to greenlight tax hikes through an election that would amend the california constitution. coming up next in sports, it's official. >> 2 seasons away. and klay thompson's finally returning to the court today. we have word from one of his teammates on his return.
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>> 8.39 on this sunday morning. and clay day is here. warriors star klay thompson. it's set to make his return to the nba today when golden state host the cleveland cavaliers, thompson made the announcement on his instagram page yesterday. the warriors also shared a brief video of thompson saying dumping a back
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the 5 time all-star has not played in a game since june of 2019. >> after he suffered an acl tear and then he tore his achilles in october of 2020. so he's been out for quite a while. he's been practicing up, though, and he's ready to play thompson and star steph curry earned the nickname the splash brothers for their shooting prowess during the warriors 3 championship seasons. 2015, 2017 2018 curry and the rest of the team real. they say this moment has been a long time coming. >> feel like super excited before anything. i'm a fan of his game. i love this game. big amy'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 appreciate it. it's fun. watching him play. i mean. the way she was the boss of beautiful thing, the mechanics, everything. he's statically, please. and so i'm excited to get him back out there. >> you're going to be a show
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tonight. the warriors play the cavs here at home. tip off, set for 5.30, this evening. if you're headed out that way, you may want to bring a jacket on tape. >> to be chilly even in the afternoon. but we do have a breeze that's coupled with these temperatures, at least will be into the 50's looks dry in the week ahead. we'll take a look at that for you. the extended forecast, your 4 zone all coming up. kron 4 morning news continues.
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>> welcome back. it is 8.43 on this sunday morning. and we are looking for a little sunshine. we don't look very hard. either day. tons of it. yeah. good a good morning, everybody live shot coming in the east bay shoreline. all lit up nicely with blue skies working on that fog. mixing that out as well. temperatures a bit sluggish, though in spots. 35 tri valley. we've got 36 going on for santa rosa 40's over most of the rest, the region, 40 checking in already san jose then very cold this morning. but now start to get into the 40's. now we expect afternoon high temperatures to be into the 60's did talk about a little bit of rain trying to happen this early this week. that's not coming together. and that also is reflected up in tahoe, too. some scattered clouds with all that blah, blah, blah. but temperatures in the 40's getting up to about 50 or so come wednesday and maybe by the end of the week that might be able scrounge up some snow showers. but in the meantime, going to be fairly dry. good news is we're not getting too much warming up there. so we're not getting a lot of melting in the process either.
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futurecast for comes together like this. we have some scattered of fog going on in the central valley that mixes out were basically mostly sunny for today. a few scattered clouds. then some cloud cover comes in from the pacific. but it has been any teeth at all. it just park a little bit with all the action going up up and around us. and that will be carrying into tuesday. so kind of taken that out of the forecast. now, thursday is sprinkles. question mark situation a bit. so is going to be fairly dry. it looks like for the week ahead. let's get to that longer range forecast for you here. this is what it looks like getting into the early part of the week. look at the energy just going straight up towards the northwest. this is very reminiscent of what we've seen during those dry years of not much going on. thank goodness. we've had a lot of rain early, but all the energy up to the northwest. this now takes us into the weekend weekend. going to be quiet from our perspective into the early following week. doesn't look like much happening upstream, although again in tahoe, they might pick up a little bit of snow finishing off week. 57 san francisco, upper 50's at the coast coast didn't get really, really cool
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last night. so don't have much very far to go for a high today. upper 50's along the bay side here peninsula, 60 foster city, palo alto at 62 heading down south will get morgan hill at 64 santa clara. 63 63 for cupertino. remember some of these readings down? there were pretty chilly this morning. solar. nice improvement, lower 60's east bay shoreline, tri valley, mid 50's where they are still quite cool. 56 for walnut creek. 55 for berkeley. billy joel coming in at 50 to 53 for fairfield. 55 for napa. and we'll do santa rosa at about 60 now in the 7 day forecast again, not much going on early part of the week. chance on thursday question mark and look at a lot of upper 50's for those temperatures. meanwhile, our overnight lows will be into the 30's to a 40 ish and at the coast. let's keep those numbers in the 40's. well, for your help this morning. >> last week we went over strategy is to keep our new year's resolutions. a nationwide poll of over 1000 adults last month. 26 1% said
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they wanted to improve their health in the year 2022. typically, of course, that means dieting and exercising for good heart health. but our health expert karen owoc says we also need to focus on our gums. if we want to improve our over all health care and i would never have thought of guns as being something so important when it comes to our overall health. right. a lot of people don't do when they say they want to improve their health. >> they never think about the guns. and it's really, really important. and doctors researchers have now a scene. they definitely see the link between gum disease and other diseases, particularly heart disease. okay. talk to me a little bit about gum disease you know what exactly it is and why it's so that for us. well, the number one bacteria bacteria that's growing at the the tooth root. and the problem with bacteria's that it can couple things is that
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it could disrupt and irritate the lining in within the arteries. it can also affect the platelets, the platelets and the the cells that involve clotting. but the all the other problem with bacteria is that it can travel from your mouth to other areas of your body, particularly the lungs, and it can cause pneumonia. oh, yes, you get pneumonia. that's also going to make your heart work harder because the trying to get oxygen and blood flow to air. it hated inflamed lungs is difficult. and the other problem is that. here we are in a covid year era. you know, we have pneumonia is one of the side effects. it's real important to not only mask-up but take care of those teeth in the mouth underneath the mask. brushing your teeth twice a day floss saying that sort watching is huge for our gums. >> right. right the
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inflammation. a chronic inflammation is also problematic. and that's a that's a problem with the gum disease. gum disease causes inflammation. and when you have chronic inflammation, then it's also linked to chronic diseases. so one of the diseases that it's correlated with is card. itis and is inflammation of the heart muscle. and when that happens, you can have rapid heart failure. sudden cardiac arrest. so the inflammation is very stroke as well becomes arrest. yes. so we have heart disease, stroke, heart attack. >> all of those are consequence of information, heart disease, the win when you have gum disease, it spreads inflammation throughout your body. and when it's inside the lining of your arteries, it can rough in that inner lining that supposed to be nice and smooth. and when
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it's gets resting like that, plaque will tend to stick to it. that's what's causing the art coronary artery disease. and then when you're inflamed one of the other things that happens is that it can cause that plaque to crack rupture and it could travel and dislodged a someplace else and it could cause a clot. so therefore you have a stroke or a heart attack. he also type 2 diabetes here. yeah, there's definitely tough people that have diabetes tend to have a lot of information and they have a tendency to infections, therefore, gun infections is is not a surprise. they especially have to be very diligent about taking care of there, their teeth and their you you also put rheumatoid arthritis. and then another war that never actually heard of cerebral vascular disease. >> vascular disease is a
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disease is within the the brain. the vessels of the brain. so it's affecting. >> blood flow that affecting how well blood and oxygen gets to the nerves. so one of the contributors main contributors of of dementia is this to rebuild vascular disease. so another really important reason to take care of your talk to me just a little bit about symptoms of people are thinking, ok, how do i make sure i don't have gum disease. what are some things we need to be looking out for? >> red, swollen gums, bleeding gums. if you've ever tried to well, if you don't less to the gun attend the bleed, also, you have pain with went to loose teeth. your gun start to recede to your teeth, start to sink in. any any kind of sensitivity can be a sign of
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of the gum disease, periodontal disease. i think this is a good time to remind folks that if you put off going to the dentist during covid-19, you should probably get on a phone. call your dentist right now and make that appointment because that's who's going to really help you. if you do have any of the symptoms. >> absolutely. and you know what? when we think about our health, we're thinking diet, exercise, stress management, but we need to tack on good oral health care. stay on top of that because that that can affect, as we just described, that can affect a lot your overall health. >> all right. well, floss every day and plus, twice a day or just one today. what's the direct? at least once a day? some people do do it twice a day like after eating. >> so it's a good, good idea to take care of those guns as much as you can make sure that you kind of rinse after you
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eat. that's another important part of good oral health care. eating the right foods. you know, we kind of forget about the sugars and hopefully all the christmas sweets are gone. >> and here now kind of getting back on track with eating the right healthy foods that are good for your teeth as well as your heart and and everything else. all right, karen, thank you so much making sure we focus a little bit on our gum health this new year. thanks so much. we'll talk with you next week. bu
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>> welcome back. while facing severe staffing shortages due to the pandemic, some hotels are now turning to robots to ease the workload. alfred, the dream employee at the dream hollywood hotel tell general manager says alfred is a key staffmember since gas prefer less contact offered will be joined by a bigger bought friend later this month. the ceo of the company that runs the robots are rented over 100 businesses nationwide and says the bots are improving, not >> makes the workers more valuable to the organization allows them to earn a higher wage because they're not wasting their time doing tasks that are frankly beneath them. >> beyond hotels, bots are also picking up the slack in all kinds of industries like
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restaurants and the u.s. postal service. even camera bots have been rolling around tv studios for you as we see them here. as long as the bots don't have the faces, you know, those like humanoid robots, those ones really freak me out. but little, you know, little devices like that. i can still ahead here in the next hour, the kron 4 morning news. we're continuing our covid-19 coverage. state lawmakers are trying to get more people, health insurance. we're going to tell you how. >> plus, governor newsome also has issued an executive order that bans price gouging on at-home covid-19. test kits have a new rule works.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 4 morning news. at know. >> good sunday morning to you. thanks for joining us here on the kron. 4 morning news. >> i'm noelle bellow. it's sunday january 9th about a lot to get to this morning. but we want to start off with a check of your forecast. nice and sunny skies today. little windy, though. got a little bit a chill in the air. dave sphar scott, all your details for us today. >> hey, good morning. well, good morning, everybody. no particular feel that on the north bay this afternoon, a little bit. this just a breeze going on, but it will have a chill up. tick in the shade is what you're gonna notice. it. east bay shoreline. all nice and lit up as you can see, blue skies even taken care of some of that morning fog too. temperatures still trailing in
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spots. you will notice 38 in livermore. i suspect the 9 o'clock hours of come in. but it this jumps in the next couple of minutes. we know 39 still fremont. so some cold spots. 45 san jose? nice recovery in the south bay. and 37 up to santa rosa. everybody else is pretty much in the 40's. back to the winds most the readings are single digits. but you notice the colors ation up here, the north bay kind of underscoring that offshore wind we expect through today, which is called a land breeze. that's fine. we can handle it. not a problem, although if you're in the shade or to feel a little chilly leftover fog to mix out around the delta, this will cost temperatures in this region a little bit going forward for today. breaking it down for you, essentially mostly sunny over a good chunk of real estate here. we'll see a lot of 50's some 60's to take you down to the south bay. and you can expect pretty similar performance tomorrow may be starting off with a lot of cloud cover in clearing up in the rest of the day. that mention of rain has been taken out for the most part, maybe by thursday and maybe some sprinkles. perhaps. we'll get more into that coming up in a bit. well, thanks, dave.
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>> the rise of covid-19 cases here in the bay area is continuing to impact our schools. some moving forward with virtual learning while others are sticking with in-person instruction. now there's a petition out in dublin to get the school district there to go remote or delay the return to school kron four's camila barco joining us live in san francisco with the details over there in dublin, camila. >> yes, and well. more than 1800 people have signed this petition and i just checked more people keep a signing this throughout the morning. it's asking the dublin unified school like you said, either go virtual or delay its opening as students return for a return from winter. break out. take a look at your screen. this is the petition, the organizer or the creator of this petition states that students shouldn't go back to e of the rising covid cases. a lot of said have concerns about
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their child going back to school and contracting the virus. now students in the unified school district are expected to go back to the classroom tomorrow. the school district a few days ago passed out dozens of at-home covid test kits to families of students and they are supposed to test themselves sometime today or tomorrow morning before going to school. they want to avoid having a student who is positive return to campus and prevent a covid-19 outbreak. however, the school district has said nothing about delaying its opening or going virtual kron. 4 has reported that school districts like milpitas and hayward are going virtual or have been placed on it district wide quarantine. now teachers in oakland and san francisco have had massive sickouts last week to protest those covid safety measures. however, at this time, none of those districts have decided to move forward with remote learning. now,
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while they spend, like i said, no mention from the dublin unified school district, if they are going to go virtual or delayed or school opening as kids return from winter break. but that may change with this petition going around. we'll just have to see if the school district is either aware of this or if they have any plans to go virtual or delay their opening. of course, we'll keep you updated online and on air for now. back to you. alright, camila, thank you for that live report. meanwhile, health and education leaders down in santa clara county say right now in person learning is still the best way for them to go. kron four's phillipe chagall. >> learn more about the county's decision to keep kids in the classroom. >> while the omicron variant of covid-19 spreads through south bay communities, santa clara county, public health director doctor sara cody says it is milder than previous variants. a factor in why she believes students should continue attending class in
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person. we've learned that in person, education is what they and remote learning doesn't support their mental health, emotional health academic well-being nearly the way the in-person learning does. doctor cody stands in solidarity with doctor mary ann dewan. we have is the county superintendent of schools at the santa clara county office of education. >> and join cody for a joint media statement released friday. the ability for school district to offer remote or virtual learning ended on june 30th 2021. 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 and the age group making up the highest percentage of cases are those 19 years of age and younger. let's continue to operate with the
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latest health and safety guidance offered by the california department of public we're working alongside our districts to preserve in person, learning together. i think that we're going to get through this surge. >> we're going to keep our kids in school where they thrived. doctor cody, adding the community will have to find ways to co exist and live with covid-19. >> phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. >> happening right now, all lanes of i-80 east in san pablo are currently blocked because of a deadly four-car crash. chp says the crash happened around 6.15 this morning west of san pablo dam road. they say someone driving a van lost control, hit the center divider and ended up in the middle of the freeway in the wrong direction. that's when 3 other cars hit that van. according to chp, a man in his mid 20's died. 2 others have been taken to the hospital with major injuries. this is video from a fellow
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driver on the citizen app. traffic is being diverted right now to san pablo dam road. there's no estimate for when the freeway will open, but again, all lanes blocked on i-80 east right now due to for car deadly crash. coming up here on the kron 4 morning news, elmo. >> this feuding with a rock. we've got a look the now viral videos and fans are reflecting on the life of sidney poitier. the impact they say he had on the entertainment street.
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>> welcome back. it's 9.10, on this sunday morning. this is one of my favorite little from this weekend viral stories from his weekend. elmo has a longstanding feud with the pet rock named rocco and it's consumed the internet this week. take a look. >> on that was my last >> yeah, losing it. losing his cool because his we will not let him eat the cookie. that was set aside for her pet rock
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rocco. this specific clip is from 2000, 4, but it's just recently gone viral again on twitter just 3 days ago, elmo addressed the controversy himself. he tweeted, has anybody ever seen a rocky to cookie? elmo is just curious. and now the rock, not rocco, but dwayne, the rock he's getting involved in all of this. he's replied, almost tweet saying, yes, this rock devours cookies he says he's headed sesame street to, quote, kick and eat cookies. no word yet on whether the rock is actually serious. if he is, though, let's hope he gets a cookie almost not having it with rocco. there's a bunch of other videos of elmo being fed up with this rocco. so do yourself a favor. if you want laugh, you should go and check it out online. well, hyundai is revealing its plans for met at mobility 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
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what humans use the digital world to help robots and other automated devices accomplish more in real life. things like allowing new travel opportunities for people with disabilities. with the creation of automated personal transportation pots. >> this is not only floor providing freedom, its movement movement in the physical war, but also for moving us. >> to a new realty within the made overs. >> hyundai's aiming to let humans use virtual reality to control robots. inside a factory maximizing their functionality. i feel like i've just said a lot of words. dave. haha, all of it is or in the future. now i'm in a nice place right now. are unified virtual reality the blackjack table. a cocktail have to work, ok? i'm in real world reality, ok? some scattered
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clouds. we've got going on here. temperatures hanging in the 50's for the most part. >> for tomorrow, we mentioned a little bit of rain or something is a possibility that's been exited out of the forecast. we'll take a look at what you can expect for your sunday. the kron 4 morning news and reality continues.
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>> welcome back. it's 9.15 and if you feel like we've received a lot of rain over
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the last couple of months, you are not wrong. california received more rain in the last 3 months of 2021 than it did in the entire previous year. in fact, drought monitor say the state got nearly 34 trillion gallons of water since october. 1st, leaving behind a generous snow pack up in the mountains. but officials say california still remains and some level of drought. much of the state actually remains in severe or extreme category. that's why residents are still forbidden from water, wasting practices like hosing down their sidewalks and their driveways. that sort of thing. dave spahr is taking a look at just exactly where we're dealing with the drought conditions. dave, it seems like all that rain that we've got hasn't really helped us as much as we thought. >> no, wt still a ways to go and to improve on the situation. they use the start water year in october and go forward for that october october. i was kind of weird, but that's what the water monitoring as we start in october and just about the
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entire bay area's and exceptional. but this is a good story, though. hang tight as we go forward to the period. look at that sweet, sweet we go at least in the severe category. but it's an improvement, at least and that's the right going. plus, we also have the nice bank account up there in the mountains. hopefully we'll continue to add to that as the winner continues. onward. the other thing to mention about this is this rain is all come from the mid latitudes. a lot of it was which gave us some local problems and some local flooding and so forth. a lot of runoff with that, although it did help out the reservoirs and so forth, we like to build on those mountains to really build up the snow pack for melting in the spring, which we did too, as well, east bay shoreline. for now all lit up. there's the blue skies off to the distance golden gate bridge. meanwhile, there's the wind checking in and a little bit of a breeze in the north bay particular. you can expect today with essentially mostly sunny skies or the traffic out to the coast. as you can see, some scattered clouds tonight tomorrow morning. not even really much drizzle. just some scattered clouds, then clearing up for the afternoon. it looks like and we've kind of taken any real rain chance
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out of the early part of the week. at least 37 santa rosa stole chilly up north. 39 livermore. but everybody else is least got into the 50's. now soar 40's rather. so we're improving on that front around the delta, even where they had some fog this morning. 45 for antioch and 43 for concord speaking, which again got a mix that out. and that does cause some energy in terms of temperature wise, futurecast for again, mostly sunny. once we take care of the fog, some scattered clouds a possibility. always some high cloudiness. we get a bit. then you can see overnight tomorrow morning will greet us with some variable clouds cleared out in the afternoon, though, til looks pretty quiet the next event will call it by thursday. don't expect much from it but winds. let's get back to that for today. that offshore wind start to get into the teens. so nothing is going to be wind advisory like, but if you're out and about maybe an extra jacket and so forth because you'll you'll feel that that chill going on to keep your and shaded areas. so putting it all together for you today. we've got morning fog taken care of that scattered clouds leftover breezy in the north bay seasonal temps. all right.
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then for this week, variable clouds cold nights are cold nights. we'll still be dipping into some of the 30's going on here. days will be into the 50's a sprinkle thursday. now that's a question mark. and then into the next weekend, variable clouds, temperatures at around near 60 in upper 50's to about 60 looks like a mini gradual warming trend heading into next weekend as a maybe today upper 50's. 63 san jose. and then you see the footprints of some warmer stuff down south 50's over most of the territory coming up in a bit. of course, we'll have the 4 zone forecast for you and the extended as well well. thanks, dave. >> take a look at this video from citizen app. san francisco fire department says it was a large tent fire on 16th and shot while streets yesterday. they say the side of the house next to the tent caught on fire as well. you can kind of see wall completely charred there. the fire department says no one was hurt or displaced, but the fire is still under investigation. oscar-winning
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lyricist marilyn bergman has died at the age of 93. a representative says she died at her home in los angeles yesterday of respiratory failure, not related to covid-19 bergman was married to alan bergman together. they had a long and successful career writing songs for films, tv shows and broadway. they wrote hundreds of songs or films like the way we were. and how do you keep the music playing again? she died at the age of 93. last week. the entertainment world lost another giant fans of sidney poitier are remembering the actor for all. he brought to the world both on screen and off. kimberly chang has more from hollywood. >> i've been a longtime fan ever since my mother, my mother, she does grimmie up on old classics. and i just was of followers surrounds to be put to a star on the hollywood walk of fame photos and messages from fans honor his life and legacy. he died at the age of 94. he did well. he he gave us so much, especially
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for the black community, the groundbreaking actor and director changed how black people are portrayed on screen. >> put a start in 1950, nine's, the defiant ones that earned him an oscar nomination. but it was this 1963 performance that made history. he won the best actor oscar for lilies of the field. he was the first black actor to win an academy award for best lead performance. it was just an amazing pave the way for lots of american american actors >> we we see today the national civil rights museum described him as a staunch activists. his art reflected his convictions. he broke away from stereotypical rules. i fell in love with your daughter. >> with me some remember him most for who he was off screen. why in beverly hills as their ambassador for took over at 12 years and years to come by all the time of avalanche of them.
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>> beverly wilshire hotel. and sometimes the pat me on the how's it going to would come recognize and he just pose with them. the olives. why not? come on? take picture. you know, he was really very, very and i'd say regal. that's the word regal that any questions asked. just raise your hand. >> because should teach. >> you come in straw, you love? you know more? >> he retired in 2001 but kept busy. he wrote several books served as an ambassador and accepted many accolades, including multiple lifetime achievement awards and the presidential medal of freedom. according to the acting director general of the ministry of eoreign affairs in the bahamas. he died thursday in the bahamas. >> coming up at 09:45am, going to be speaking with a member of the san francisco black film festival about what legacy be sure to stick with us. so you can watch that. we'll be right back. welcome
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back. a florida man is expected to become the first guy with autism to deliver uber eats all across the country. he's already more than halfway home. bill wood has the story. >> 1, 1, 5, leon simon.
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>> 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. >> did they get key lime pie? >> i harry r. >> in his chevy equinox, mike 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 >> i'm just unique person that likes get out there. enjoy the world one day at a time. >> my mission is to deliver food in every single state. >> donuts in delaware. >> in virginia, vanilla lattes or name for and i have delivery right here. >> louisiana is number. 26.
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he's halfway home hoping to hit all 50 by next year. we have grill here inside the camper are my 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. >> 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 the alamo in texas to the mississippi gulf coast from new mexico. >> to new orleans now, the 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
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next order. >> it's a really unique goal. that was bill wood reporting for us. we'll be right back after the break. this sunday
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morning. before you head out the door, we've got a check of your forecast with you or with
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you with other with us with us. far as got it. he all. good morning, everybody. thanks joining with east bay shoreline. all kind of like lit up nicely here. a little bit of the >> hayes. when the leftover fog, we had little bit of a breeze cooking here offshore. here's what's going on. storm tracker 4, not much in the short term period. little interference of some cloud cover overnight late and maybe degree monday morning. that too, will clear out by the afternoon. it looks like a break in your day down. comes in like this, noting some of that morning fog in spots. und the delta turning mostly sunny again, noting some afternoon scattered clouds, temperatures pretty much hold in the 50's. a look at how they stand right now. we have the upper 40's flooding up the east bay shoreline. still chilly. 39 off to livermore. 37 also santa rosa. everybody else least. he's managed to get into the 40's and half moon bay at about 50 this a bit about fog we've been talking about. it's not been a parent at the coast. it's really been more of an inland feature and part of the off towards the delta coming in from the
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sacramento valley. coming up a little bit. of course, we'll have the 4 zone forecast for you. check the extended in the long range forecast models. well. >> that our students aren't safe and we need better masks. you need better testing for all students in the u.s. bill that the district is not acting with enough urgency about the crisis that we're >> the oakland unified school district and the rest of the bay area, frankly, are dealing with a rough start to the new year as covid-related sickouts and closures continue. reports of 6 students and school staff are growing. and so our frustrations among school administrators, teachers and parents, the list of schools closing campus is growing by the day. a number of colleges and universities are turning to online classes. they include san francisco state university uc berkeley, uc santa cruz, cal state, east bay and santa clara university. meanwhile, west contra costa unified school district hayward unified and milpitas unified have all
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reported cases are on campuses and they are all switching to remote learning while oakland unified school district and san francisco unified school district are both dealing with cases as well as tick teacher sick out in protest of covid precautions. however, oakland and san francisco unified school district will remain in person instruction for now. the hayward unified school district is going remote for one week. as i just mentioned, the vote for that came down thursday night after 100, 17 staff members tested positive for covid-19 in just a few days. kron four's camila barco has details. >> 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 issue was not about
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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 state 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 few staff is not a safe
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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 to regroup this upcoming friday. they'll decide then
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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. >> the covid surge continues to impact medical services as well. this time, though, officials say they're being overwhelmed with non-emergency phone calls. the san francisco fire department says dispatchers are seeing an increase in the number of 911. calls with people reporting minor symptoms. others say they're looking for covid-19 test kron four's. amanda hari has that story. >> 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 ems calls a day in the city for the past several days. typically that number hovers around 300 or 330, that's
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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 departments seeking testing. >> because i think the demand is high in some cave in some 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
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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 say emergency medical systems across the state and country are seeing a similar surge in call volume for the same non emergent requests. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> caught on camera. a wild scene at a covid-19 vaccine clinic in orange county video shows a man hitting health care workers. apparently it all started over a mask. disputed hhppened back on december. 30th. you can see the moment the man just kind of goes into a rage after a security guard reportedly asked him to wear a mask. the
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alleged attacker identified as 43 year-old thomas apollo reportedly called the staff there murderers before hitting 2 of them. it took officers 15 minutes to finally restrain him nearly 2 years into the pandemic. health care workers now say they're concerned how some now view them as the enemy. >> we're here is not going all our wonderful everybody. we're not so much here now for some people would be any. so i don't understand with this >> apollo was released from custody the very next day. the orange county district attorney's office could file charges against him as early as tomorrow. a number of bay area banks and credit unions say covid cases and staffing shortages have forced them to temporarily close some of their branches in an e-mail to their customers. but telco credit union said it close some branches because of rising covid cases which also led to longer wait times for
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callers. other banks like chase bank and wells fargo also reporting some temporary closures of some of their branches here in the city. in less than a week, citigroup is set to say goodbye to unvaccinated workers. the company says workers who have not received the vaccine will be let go on january 14th. back in october, the company said it would require the vaccine as a condition to work on site. the bank is the first major wall street institution to institute the policy. citibank said it at the time it was complying with the biden administration's policy requiring all workers supporting government contracts to be fully vaccinated. governor gavin newsome has issued an executive order that bans price gouging on at-home covid-19. test kits under the order. sellers of the kits are banned from increasing prices on the kits by more than 10%. the order also gives additional tools to the california department of
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justice and attorney general's office district attorneys and other local law enforcement to take action against any price gougers. meanwhile, california lawmakers are proposing a sweeping first in the nation. universal health care plan. the program would provide health services to every resident and would be financed by a broad array of new taxes on individuals and businesses. groups representing doctors and insurance companies oppose the idea voters would have to greenlight tax hikes through an election that would amend the california constitution. >> okay. here's a look at what the temperatures are going right now. we're in the 40's and the 50's. a look at your forecast coming up in a bit.
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>> 9.44, welcome back here. the kron 4 morning news. we've got dave spahr here with a look at your weather forecast. not only for today, but a look ahead at the rest of the week. a day that will do good morning and know. well, good morning, everybody live shot of the east bay shoreline. finally getting into the blue skies that we see temperature check for you and the 40's along the east bay shoreline livermore. 39. >> 37 up to santa rosa already graduated to 54 novato up to tahoe. not going to add any new snow. in fact, temperatures are climbing up just a little bit. get into
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the upper 40's. it looks like by midweek, mixed bag of some sun and clouds but not ending precipitation to that. mike do so by the end of the week, taking care of the fog this morning, mostly sunny for the balance of the day. a few scattered clouds possible. that will happen overnight, though. most likely that's what's going to be the bigger impact into tomorrow morning. but by the afternoon, we should clear out pretty nicely. there. and we did mention a little chance of rain on tuesday before maybe a sprinkle that's been pretty much taken out of the forecast. and in fact, doesn't look great for thursday, either. that was the other window. there's a possibility. here's tuesday. all right. whatever some scattered clouds and thursday is not looking so great either will keep a little chance. and there is insurance. but what started to happen here is something reminiscent during the knee-deep of the drought of most of the system's going up and around us here, not getting much help here from the gulf of alaska of systems dropping to the south here at all. and that looks to be the case. nd early next, the following week as well. the 4
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zone forecast is kind of interesting because we didn't really get really cold at the coast today. so we're going to warm up that much. not a lot of movement, but it's the inland areas that may be a little cooler this afternoon. 57 san francisco, upper 50's hanging at the coast. also we see along the bay side peninsula, 60 per foster city. 62, meanwhile, for palo alto and out of the south bay also see some lower 60's at work here. but off the areas in the east bay got the mid 50's and tri valley. some of the fog is kept temperatures down a bit at the mix that out 60 per hayward looks like 55 for berkeley. 56 for walnut creek. 52 for of allay 53 fairfield. 57, meanwhile, for sonoma and 60 to check in for santa rosa in the 70 forecast. this is the other little bit. here is on thursday. little chance of rain showers in the upper 50's. meanwhile, nightly lows in the upper 30's to about 40 40's will do what the coach.
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>> if you have never seen lilies of the field, i suggest you do so. lilies of the field one of the first films. i remember my mom sitting my brothers and i down to watch as kids at that point in my life, cartoons were pretty much all we watch. but that amen song became a staple in our household after we watched it and sidney poitier became synonymous with the word excellence. of course, mister passed away last week taking with him all the grace he blessed our screens with but leaving behind a lasting legacy and an impact on people like myself and our next guest. joining me now is filmmaker award winning journalist and publicist for the san francisco black film festival and the oakland international film festival miss jackie, right. jackie, thank you so much for joining me. >> oh no, thank you and con for giving me the opportunity to speaking about one of my heroes and not only in the arts, but also as far as civil rights is concerned, my heart
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dropped. when i heard that news of his passing. but i know it's also a time of celebration as well because he had a wonderful life and he impacted people. of course, condolences. first of all, need to go out to his wife, joanna, some and their 2 daughters and his first wife, juanita, hearty and their 4 daughters and all the family and friends around the world and fans realize that there was a bright light that shown greatly i'm sydney was among so thank you for this opportunity. of course, that you said your heart dropped when i got the alert. >> that he had passed away. it was one where i really did stop and just kind of satin reflected i then the rest of the day i have the day off, thankfully on friday. so i rewatched the lives of the field. i watched in the heat of the night i've turned on. guess who's coming to dinner?
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because, you know, of course that one has, you know, i spent the entire day just re watching his films and and it really is it's just so impactful the way he carried himself on screen. and i think you kind of hit on it as well off screen as well the way he carried himself throughout his day-to-day life. you really did leave an impact on on america on black america specifically. >> doctor king, as a matter of fact, said that he was a great friend of humanity. and what i liked sydney, he up or tear one. call him uncle sidney m. but i've had the opportunity as those films that you just name came across as a young girl. i saw them in the cinema as they came out. very, impressive than it. like he said, i try to make movies about dignity, nobility, the magnificence of human life. and that's exactly what i saw him do. and it was an inspiration for me growing up on military bases and going to
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the and being able to see something like the defiant ones included a tony curtis and sydney por there were was a black man and white man. they were chained together and basically the film spoke to the nation and the world. >> that we have to live together as brothers or we perish as fools as doctor king said. so his work was really a i think sometimes you you mention in the heat of the night, sometimes i call it the film. they called me. mister tate is because of the fact of pronouncing that a statement that attitude of calling black men boys and all the kinds of new want says that his films basically fatah gets he was quite the advocate. if he was a renaissance he wrote novels. he was a film director. he he
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did it all in 70's. i'm very strong inspiration for those of us coming along. during that time and then for those that have come before, there was denzel washington or michael b jordan or of of chad would bostwick. there city and our hearts go out to him. and i just encouraged by that scripture that says that one god will wipe all the tears from my eyes and there will be no more death and we can to celebrate the lrfe of such wonderful people as and sidney poitier started out as a a migrant worker in the film in louise of the field that you mentioned, his parents for migrant workers. he was sworn in the unit us while they were working the land in florida and eventually he went back
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stay there for 16 years and then came back to the u.s. and worked his way to broadway. and there's even a bay area connection with a little rain hands with lorraine hansberry because who can a raisin in the sun. so that mark tim has quite the actor and quite just starting like, yeah, that has made a way for so many careers. so we salute sydney poitier. he really did lay the for for all of those you mentioned, you know, to come after him. >> my brother's a stage actor and i know even for him still, it can be difficult to be cast. and non stereotypical roles for a black actor and i just wonder how much of the way a city carried himself in his daily life off-screen actually helped him, you know, boost him up to then go ahead and be cast in these roles that now we still hold on a
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pedestal. >> well, i i think very he a person that was determined to a poll that kind of dignity and the integrity of mankind. >> you came from very humble his parents, migrant workers, and he worked very hard to make sure that he honored and the beginning said he had those those basic that are true, too human life and i'm human. i'm evolving into being the best that we can. i think the measure of a that talks a bit of that is the time memoir speaks to that as well that basically took on roles that i'm honored. the humanity of people. >> he really did. i know that, of course, as i mentioned, you work with san francisco black film festival, the oakland international film festival. so thank you for the work that you do to continue putting,
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you know, black films and actors and filmmakers in the i'm sure you see his inaction each and every day with your work. so thank you for sharing all of your thoughts and and giving us a little bit more detail on his history because i didn't know that about his thank you for your words this morning. >> thank you for the opportunity. got less. will be right back.
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