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the bay area's well with just some partly cloudy conditions overhead soon to give way to mostly sunny skies on into the afternoon and another dry day ahead of us. a lot like yesterday was 40's and 50's for current temperatures in san francisco each at 50 degrees. santa rosa at 42. back to you for that. all right. we are also tracking your traffic this morning. i don't see any major hot spots out there. >> traveling from the east bay into the city will take about 10 minutes to make it to that fremont street exit. let's go ahead and get a look at the san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula about a 30 minute drive for you. there. the richmond, sandra fell bridge nice and light for us at 9 minutes to your drive. and then golden gate bridge. 37 to the toll plaza about 20 minutes for you. there. on top story this morning in the san francisco teachers union is demanding the district begin negotiations on covid protocols now and not wait until thursday. this after the teachers claim they ran out of covid test over the weekend
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hahn for sarah stinson has been tracking this extensively. sarah, what is the latest with this story? >> now on this monday morning, we've got teachers who are still uncomfortable being in the classroom without this agreement reached with the san francisco unified school district. so they're set to meet on thursday. but as you said, teachers want that meeting now and over the weekend, the san francisco teachers union tweeted out this. they said that they received many reports the district ran out of covid test. educators are being placed in impossible situations. you continue to say the district needs to prioritize finalizing an agreement around masks, testing and sick leave. now our students, families and staff can't wait till thursday or later. the district superintendent posted these photos showing a testing site over the weekend at the district office on franklin street. the district also tweeted saying last week they
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delivered 46,000 color covid tests to schools. as you know, the district got a shipment of these rapid tests from the state on thursday. the district is set to meet with the teachers union again to negotiate at the bargaining table. union says that is way too late. they have to go to the classroom now and they want to feel safe. now the teachers union is asking for 10 paid sick days for all covid-related reasons. but the district came back offering 5 days. >> the teachers want the district to provide to and 95 or kn 95 masks for every student in ploy ease each day. the district says they have been providing masks for employees and that's what they'll continue to do, including games and kn 95 mask. but the union really wants do that for the kids too. the district and the union have agreed weekly covid testing needs to be at every district site for all students and staff. we've seen that starting to be done. should you photos of that? but as we heard, the union says, teachers are still struggling to get that testing done.
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they're still struggling to get their hands on a rapid test and we still have hundreds of teachers who are likely to call out sick today, either due to exposure or symptoms. obviously, the school district being hit hard by this omicron surge will have to continue this to fall this morning if they're going to meet earlier than thursday or if the district will stay true to that just on thursday because i know the union is pushing to meet now for now reporting live in san francisco. sarah stinson, back to you. absolutely. in a frustrating this is for the students, the parents, the teachers. >> everyone involved. so hopefully they can find a solution quickly, thank you for that. sarah. another big story. we're also following this morning. students in milpitas. >> are going to have an option of returning to virtual learning this week. but schools, we're going to also be open for in-person learning as well. all 4 will tran is live in milpitas this morning with the details there. good morning. well, >> good morning, rain. a school should start in about 2 hours from now. some schools a
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little bit earlier, depending on the grade level you have 2 options. if you are in little pieces coming in on friday over the weekend, you only have one option that it was distance learning, but they decided of the weekend that, yes, you can come to campus today despite the surge in omicron variant and then that's a real possibility that they might not have enough teachers on staff to take care of all the students, but they reverse a decision over the weekend saying that, yes, you can do distance learning or in-class face to face with the teachers they were considering doing all online learning. but then they realize wait a minute, we don't have the possibility at this particular time to provide that full option. this despite a lot of school districts not having teachers to staff, but they also will be in debt and skews me in person learning as well. the milpitas unified school district and the parents. they have been e-mailing each other
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be safe and sound. now they're being told that at the very least they have to correspond with the school district with their principal. if they want their kids stabbed distance, learning and of course with omicron going on, they want to make sure that the kids and the staff members are safe that you are negative for covid-19 before you head back inside the classrooms, the milpitas unified school district. they consulted medical experts over the weekend and they felt for now as long as you're negative for covid-19 that you mask up that your kid will be safe inside the classroom. but at the very least you have that option to do online, learning in hayward. we are hearing for that particular school district that it is all online learning for now. so they have to make adjustments in the bottom line. rain and the school district and the parents of the students. i
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guess we all have to learn to be flexible, including my kids. they're heading back to school as well. so that's just the way of the world exactly. a lot of moving pieces there. we're going to check in with will in the next hour. >> thanks for that update. well, the oakland unified school district is planning on a regular school day to day. now the district says it's meeting demands from students to have. >> increased covid-19 protocols as well as supplies to keep them safe. the district responded to a growing petition by students who plan to skip in-person classes. if the district doesn't provide the covid safety supplies. hundreds of students have already signed that petition which gives the district a january 17 deadline to meet their demands. some students claim there's a lack of available testing and resources available. >> we are demanding kn 95 masks for all the students because not easily accessible to them twice a week pcr and that that has for everyone on campus and more outdoor spaces
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to eat safely when it rains. over at district does not want to give it to us. we demand a shift. those 2, i'm ready. >> last friday, more than 500 teachers took part in a sick out and call out of work over covid safety concerns as well. parents in the dublin unified school district are also pushing for return to distance learning so far more than 2300 people have signed a petition calling on the district to move back to virtual learning. some say they are alarmed by the rise of covid cases in are worried about the omicron variant on campus. dublin unified superintendent says they cannot extend the when a rake and the current state rules do not allow the entire school district to m ve to online. >> we can history quite virtual learning because the legislature, the governor does not give us permission to do that like to done in the past with the executive order from the governor. and so we would have to have 100%. parents
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sign waiver in order for us to receive our ada from the state. and we know that majority of our parents want their kids in school. >> the district will continue with in-person learning today. in the east bay, the west contra costa county school district is canceling classes for today. this is because of a large number staff absences as well as an increasing number of covid cases in the school district. the district closed all the schools last friday to clean and sanitize the facilities. the district is also required employees and students to take covid test today and report the results before returning to in-person learning all the schools expect to resume classes by tomorrow. the hayward unified school district is going to remote learning for one week that starts today. this after 117 staff members all tested positive for covid-19 in the past few days. the district
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has become so understaffed forced him to move to online, learning the district plans to have students back for in-person instruction next tuesday, january 18th, school leaders are making an exception for the families without wifi with 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 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. >> the school district public information officer says board members are going to regroup this upcoming friday. they're going to sidon whether or not the student to come back to the classroom on january. 18th or extend to remo e learning
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that timeline. the lawyers have a whole lot to celebrate. klay thompson is back. any help the team secure another win if front of the home crowd after 2 and a half years of rehabbing a torn acl and a ruptured achilles tendon. clay was welcome home to the chase center. please return was a success as the warriors hosted the cavaliers, clay scored 17 points and made 3, 3, pointers in 19 minutes of the game. fellow splash brother steph curry was fill in the energy of the crowd scoring 28 points. in the end, the warriors beat the cavs 96 to 82 years. reaction from klay thompson. >> was a very special moments. i'll never forget on their feet that this forget the fans gave us especially myself and she was fun. >> now, a whole lot of fun. there are going to see more clay tomorrow night when the warriors go on the road to play the memphis grizzlies. tipoff is going to be at 05:00pm. the niners are also
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back in the playoffs. they secured a wild card spot after beating the rams in overtime. it was. >> a thriller los angeles. the niners got off to rough start overcame a 17 point deficit to go into overtime any of the niners marched down the field and broke the tie with the film's niners won in overtime by intercepting a pass 5. stafford miners get the 6 seed and are back in the playoffs for the first time since the super bowl run in >> we're just so proud of everybody in that locker room they never saw fine and they had to its really good team. i'm just so proud of the guys is kind of down 17 to 0, then go down and get 3 points and >> you know, sank. i had a great misses in the locker room. you know, go out there and just play the ball that we play in. we showed up in the 2nd half. >> well, the niners are going to dallas cowboys a sunday afternoon in the wild card games. kickoff is at one 30.
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>> the raiders are also playoff bound. they beat the chargers and over time in las vegas. let's show you the highlights. the raiders were leading with 5 seconds to go in the 4th quarter. but charges touchdown says the game into overtime after going back and forth and the extra quarter. derek carr gets the ball in field goal range kicker. daniel carlson makes a 47 yard field goal for the win. there. the raiders are back in the playoffs for the first time since 2016 and the raiders of the 5th seed and they're going to face the fourth-seeded cincinnati bengals. that's going to be on saturday. kickoff is going to be one 30 pm coming up in the next half hour. we're going to have an in-depth breakdown of all the highlights from the raiders game niners game as well as clay's combat with the warriors. coming up on the kron. 4 morning news. tensions are rising between the u.s. and russia. >> with us is going to happen if russia invades ukraine. >> and the covid case surge is causing another surge of 911. cause. why it's causing
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problems for dispatchers will be right back after the break.
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sunshine. yeah, nice little break. i enjoy the vacation and i think we're going to enjoy this week ahead of us. as far as weather goes. >> got to feel like vacation from the rainfall. at least we do have quite tower lit under some partly cloudy skies this morning. conditions out there will be partly cloudy to start, but mostly sunny on into the afternoon. you can see the cloud cover that is draping the bay area as well as the rest of the state. right now to our north, there is some snow in the southern cascades and north coast ranges. but that's staying well to our north. that means the bay area in for another dry day. and we're going to keep that trend of weather going over the next several days with dry conditions through today on into your tuesday wednesday and eventually into the upcoming weekend. a few clouds here and there such as you'll see tomorrow evening, wednesday will be a partly cloudy one at times, but some good sunshine mixed in too. jet stream continues to send in the chance of rainfall to the north of us. best chance of rainfall for the bay area will be thursday here at 04:45am. you can thursday chance of
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some sprinkles, especially for the north bay. that is a very slim chance, though. so i'm really anticipating that even thursday and the rest of the week after that is actually to remain dry, meaning the second week of january. is it going to be bringing any helpful rainfall for us? but we'll bring some favorable weather for at least getting outside, hopefully getting out there and spending some time outside, maybe with the dog or on a hike 60's for your highs for most of our bayshore cities. the south bay will be our warmest spot with campbell and san jose at 65 degrees. each a range of upper 50's to low 60's across the east bay with oakland at 62 degrees. so no. but right at 61 and santa rosa at 62 tomorrow and wednesday will continue to bring highs in the low 60's before a slight cool down for the remainder of the weekend into the weekend. mostly sunny skies and dry skies to carry us through this forecast. as i mentioned, the slightest chance of showers on thursday looking unlikely rain. john, thank you for that, let's get a look at the traffic for today. traveling from the east
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bay into the city. >> about a 10 minute drive to make it to that freeman street exit. the san mateo bridge. let's head over. get a look at that head across towards the peninsula. about a 30 minute drive for you. there. heading out of richmond across towards center fell about a nine-minute drive and the golden gate bridge. it will be about 20 minutes traveling from 37 to the tolls were going to have more traffic coming up. but for now, let's get back to some of our top stories in the east bay. brett, what police are investigating a fatal shooting that killed a man from locked. it happened sunday afternoon on sycamore avenue in brentwood where officers found that man suffering from a gunshot wound. the man died at the scene there. and police say that the killing was a result of a family dispute. we're going to keep you updated as more information comes out on that. the new york city fire officials say a malfunctioning space heater started a fire that killed 19 people in a high rise apartment on sunday. 9 children were among those that were killed in that fire. fire
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officials say this was the deadliest fire in new york city in 30 years and dozens of others had to be hospitalized. at least 13 are in critical condition. firefighters say the flames only damaged a small part of the building, but the smoke, that's what trapped people in their apartments. an investigation is underway to see if anything could have been done to prevent that fire. tensions between russia and the u.s. reached a new high as russia continues to beef up its military presence on the ukraine border this week. u.s. and russian officials are going to undergo high stakes talks in geneva to try and de-escalate the invasion. raquel martin joins us live in dc with the latest. good morning workout. >> good morning. we're going to walk wise will be on these talks which kicked off early this morning court, either critical negotiations right now, russia has more than 100,000 troops on ukraine border, the u.s. and nato allies that are message remains clear it you want the escalating pullback. there
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will be serious consequences. >> the question really now is whether president putin will take the path of diplomacy and dialogue or >> 6 confrontation. sunday on abc's this week, secretary of state antony blinken said the u.s. will lay out the beer consequences if russia chooses to invade ukraine, economic, financial and other consequences. but blinken says he does not expect any major breakthroughs this week as u.s. and russian officials hope negotiations in geneva. the talks come as right now roughly 100,000 russian troops away at the ukraine border. russian president vladimir putin contends the country belongs to russia and he's demanding natal stop expansion in eastern europe and the u.s. pull some troops from the region. neither those on the table on cnn's state of the union blinken said while the u.s. is not willing to go that far, there is room for compromise. if they a proceeding in good faith, we think we can make progress in addressing concerns on both sides. but if russian
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aggression continues, nato allies are prepared to reinforce its position along its eastern flank. but at this point, u.s. and russian officials not showing much optimism. they'll be able to strike a deal by the end of this week. >> this, of course, is just the latest attempt from the u.s. to try and de-escalate tensions. we know president biden has held at least 2 phone calls and russian president vladimir putin in the last few months. for now in washington, raquel martin, back to you in a thank you for that update. recount. well, coming up on the kron, 4 morning news governor gavin newsome put a ban on price gouging. >> on at-home covid test. the consequences sellers are going to face if they charge too much. >> for a test. and also after the break, fans are remembering the life of bob sag and why they say they enjoyed watching him on tv 4 years. we'll have that story. once we get back.
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kron. 4 morning news, harvey, the time for you now 06:28am, on this monday morning and conditions out there. look, right. and the weather. how a much needed break in terms of rain. we've got that sunshine back on the way our meteorologists helping us roll into this next week. good morning, john. hey, good to be back. rain at love. the weather forecast that we have ahead of us because it is a nice little break from the
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rainfall. >> as long as we do eventually kick things back up. just enjoy this nice weather that we do have your view outside oakland and berkeley from the hills above the east bay looks just fine. a little bit of cloud cover this morning. but staying dry as you do venture out and kick off the brand new work week, 40's and 50's for our current temperatures. alameda, you're at 50 degrees right now. oakland in hayward each up. 48 santa rosa, one of our cooler spots currently sitting at 42 degrees back to rain. thank you for that, right tracking your monday morning commute. a 10 minute drive as you're traveling from the east bay. >> into the city to that fremont street exit. let's get a look at the san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. about a 13 minute drive for you. there. a richmond heading across towards sandra fell. it'll be about a nine-minute drive for you and the golden gate bridge. looking at 37 minutes to the tolls. if you are in vacaville, 80 westbound between alamo, drive-in cherry glen road, there is an accident there and a little slowing them seen on the highway. well, the covid surge
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continues to impact medical services. but this time officials say they're being overwhelmed with non emergency. 911. calls the san francisco fire department says dispatchers are seen an increase in the number of calls it people reporting minor symptoms. 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 m s calls a day in the city for the past several days. typically that number hovers around 300 or 330, that's about a 20 to 25% increase in calls. doctor susan ehrlich chief executive officer at zuckerberg, general hospital.
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>> 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 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
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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, the california nurses association is speaking out after the california department of public health. >> released new return to work guidance for healthcare professionals. the guidance says those who have tested positive for covid or were exposed but are asymptomatic may return to work immediately without isolation or further testing. the california nurses association is condemning the california department of public health's new rules. all 4 spoke with a registered nurse about why they disagree with the guidance. >> if we go to war, knowing that we have covid.
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>> we know that we are potentially. infecting our non covid patients. our non-covid co workers for some people. maybe they just got the cold. that's well and good. but we never know what else will develop after that home. >> the guidance from the cdph does say that before facilities implement those temporary changes, they must have made every attempt to bring in additional staff and considered modifications to staffing. california has put in tough new restrictions on nursing homes in response to the omicron variant under the state's health orders, visitors must now show a negative test. in addition to prove that their vaccinated with a booster, the new rules are in place to february 7th at that could be extended. well, as covid cases continue to surge across the country. the white house says help is on the way. administration officials say they're working to provide free rapid test as
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well as numerous testing numerous treatments for covid in the weeks to come. but as anna wiernicki reports, some fears that the help is too late. house returns on monday from winter recess and already lawmakers say as the start the new year, their first order of business is ending the pandemic. >> covid it is the center of it all. house speaker nancy pelosi said on cbs face the nation that when congress returns this week covid-19 will be the top priority. but that may not mean another covid relief bill. the administration >> has not made a formal request for more funding, but it is clear from the opportunities that is there. despite the 6 trillion dollars, the federal government has spent fighting covid-19 so far. >> some states like california are looking for more funding as case numbers surge. again, the administration is rapidly scaling up what they are able to purchase and get out to the
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american people. cdc director doctor rochelle walensky said on fox news sunday that the biden administration is working to provide some relief this month. another batch of pfizer's covid-19 treatment pill was shipped out this week and the administration is finalizing details to begin shipping 500 million free rapid tests to americans by the end of january. it's unfortunate we started this late. we should have done this earlier. former trump fda commissioner doctor scott gottlieb said on cbs face the nation that many of the supplies take time to produce and ship and americans need them now need to start thinking about how we distribute these to normal a retail channels where people used to accessing health care services, not these government direct the channels. >> which is going make it more challenging people get these in timely fashion. >> the white house says they've already purchased the treatment pills and are ready to begin distributing them to americans once they're off the production line, which could be late june for now in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. back to you. well, with at-home covid test in
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high demand, some people are now turning to social media to try and track down a test for personal use. resellers are listing testing kits for sale on craigslist, e-bay, even linkedin. but health experts want to warn the public that may not be the best idea because fake an overpriced at home. covid tests are all to comment. unauthorized realtors often try to profit by selling the kids at a very high markup. the federal trade commission released an online guide to avoid being scammed by people selling, let's say covid test. they advise buyers to use your credit card so you can dispute the charge if you get scammed and only by kids approved by the fda. since covid tests are in such high demand. the governor signed an executive order banning price gouging on at home test. the order prohibits ehlers from increasing prices on test kits by more than 10%. any sellers who violate the order can be fined or receive jail time. anyone who's been the victim of price gouging on at-home covid test. you're encouraged
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to file a complaint with the state attorney general's office. governor gavin newsom laid out a new plan to battle the latest covid-19 surge including bringing that covid sick time for some workers. the governor is expected to present the 2.7 billion dollars covid-19 emergency response package today. kron four's gayle ong breaks that down for us. 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
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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 contracted 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. the placer county sheriff's office says the body of missing skier rory and alana was found saturday morning. >> say his body was found roughly a half a mile from a neighborhood near shafir mill creek. and a lot of was reported missing christmas day and northstar ski resort. authorities say and lot of ski pass was last use that morning on a lift at north star. investigators say there was no sign of suspicious activity. in the north bay. sonoma county sheriff's detectives are searching for answers after a body was found in a
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remote area off of highway one. 0, one in cloverdale friday afternoon. according to chp, someone flagged down an officer about the discovery. when sonoma deputies got to the scene, they found that body in a field so far investigators have not released any other information. in the north bay. a woman was rescued after falling from a mountain bike trail. this habit sunday afternoon after she fell while cycling on the coastal trail in marin county, chp assisted by deployed a helicopter and assisting crews on site according to a social media post at 02:22pm. the woman was transported to a hospital with minor injuries. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news, klay thompson makes an emotional return to the warriors. >> why he says it's a moment he's going to remember for ever. and a really pleasant way to start the new week. some daytime highs anywhere from the upper 50's to low 60's along the coastline. >> to the upper 50's and low 60's as well for areas under
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what will be plentiful sunshine towards the afternoon. i've got your forecast.
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>> all right. well, this is a live look from the sierra all, you know, we had some snow up there over the weekend and it
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received more snow, but not as much as we saw last week. now the snow may not be an issue on the roads this week because this week will be drier and we have somebody who can give us a much better answer on meteorologist john sabol is in today, john. so we see snow there, but we're not going to continue was can consistently see that because of the dry. yeah, just a drier week ahead of us. so that does mean that travel conditions should definitely be. >> improved compared to a couple of weeks back. the snowfall that we've seen in this year the past couple of days, he's really not done a lot to slow things down too much because crews have had that chance to just keep roadways clear than they had been as a didn't pile up beyond a foot for most areas. most of that snowfall is north of lake tahoe as well on up into the southern cascades and that very northern tier of the sierra. can actually see some of that showing up again. that's well north of lake tahoe this morning. the rest of us just under some partly to mostly cloudy skies to start now, skies are already beginning to clear out for the
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bay area. this setting us up for a mostly sunny afternoon just around the corner today, going to be a beautiful start to the new week. a lot like yesterday was across the bay. now tomorrow will bring some mostly sunny skies again. an increase in cloud cover towards the evening. and then wednesday will also see some cloudy skies, but also some good doses of sunshine between the clouds. really a solid forecast to lead us through the beginning of this week. jet stream continues to send any chance of rainfall well to the north of the bay area. best shot at any sort of shower activity will be thursday. chance of a few sprinkles, especially for the north bay. it is a very slim chance, though. this forecast does look to remain dry well into the upcoming weekend. now, as far as temperatures go, it's back to the 50's and 60's will go today. half moon bay at 62 degrees millbrae and san bruno in the upper 50's at 59 teach. well, redwood city foster city among areas at 62. our 2 warmest spots, campbell and san jose will be a really comfortable 65 while the rest
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of the bay area. rounding us out in the upper 50's to low 60's concord, 58, sonoma and youngsville at 61 in sandra fell in nevado at 59 degrees each tomorrow and wednesday. pretty much unchanged as far as weather goes thursday and friday do get a couple of degrees cooler thursday, bringing that chance of a sprinkle or 2, mostly for the north bay. but looking very considerably dry. that's our best chance of rain and hardly even a chance of that saturday and sunday continuing to remain mild, clear and dry just as we'll see throughout the week john, thank you for that arise. so no major hot spots. there is an accident, though. >> this is up in vacaville, 80 westbound west of alamo drive. and so i am seeing a delay there. but if you're traveling from the east bay into the city, it will take about 10 minutes to make that drive. >> let's go ahead and get a look at the san mateo bridge about 13 minutes for your commute as you're heading across towards the peninsula. also check in on bart. no major delays or issues over there. i don't see any slowing along the track on bart. let's
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get a look at the richmond center fell bridge traveling out of richmond will be about 9 minute drive for you. there's more traffic starting to people at the roads going back to work and school and a 20 minute drive as you're traveling from 37 to the toll plaza. we'll have a little more news coming up. but for now, let's get back to sports because klay thompson made his long-awaited comeback and help the warriors beat the cavaliers and the forty-niners and the raiders are playoff bound. kron four's. kate rooney has the latest in sports for us. a moment. 2 and a half years in the making the return of one of the most popular athletes in the bay area. >> klay thompson is officially back. back-to-back acl and achilles injuries may have kept him off the court, but you can't keep up 5 time all-star and three-time champ down clay coming out for pre-game warmups. huge roars going up from the chase center crowd. >> and then, of course, the intro clay taking the court for the first time in 941 days
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and his first ever game at chase center. >> then right after that, clay turns the corner. and gets the lay in his first basket showing that leg is lookin good. hey, don't forget about the sky, though. steph curry. >> had 4 threes in the first pretty good sign as he's been in a mini slump, got go to the late second clay turn that corner again this one down on 2 cabs dream on is happy. that's normal from clay and stepped. doesn't you know what to do? what about threes? so here you go. from downtown warriors up 5 at the break. 3rd quarter now hey, how about a nother tray for 3? that one from 30 feet down 60 to 48 warriors. klay. absolutely. palm got to feel so good. 4th quarter. he steps back behind the screen. another 3 down.
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thompson finished with 17 points in 20 minutes. stefan, 28 warriors win 96 to 82 in an epic night at the chase center. >> was a very special moments. i'll never forget on their feet that this never forget the or your fans gave us especially myself and she was fun and it was worth every single day of being away. and in a squat rack on the shuttle shuttle boarded all the conditioning days, it was worth every single moment and i'm so grateful to just just compete again. it's a it's been a long road, i'm just all so proud of myself for persevering and it you know, a very special on their forget. >> let's talk nfl football one last chance in week 18 for the forty-niners to punch a ticket to the postseason. they had to beat the rams in la to do it. who did the red and gold? take
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us on a wild ride. jimmy g had a bit of a rough 1st half with his injured thumb all wrapped up as jim eastham and the forty-niners had a rough 1st half to down 17. nothing at one point that they make a furious comeback. not only touchdown in the 3rd steepest annual taking the pitch and throwing it one jennings for the 24 yard. touchdown. >> 17, 17. the 2 and a half minutes left. matthew stafford to cooper cup from 4 yards out. rams take a 24 17 lead. so the niners going need to drive the length of the field with 31 seconds left to rot below hits jennings from 14 yards out to tie it at 24 huge game for him. we're going over time niners. get it first. after winning the toss and robbing gold. the kicker. next from 24 yards out to give san francisco a three-point lead. still some time on the clock, though. so in suing rams drive
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stafford goes deep down the sidelines. but the rookie, every just came off the covid list yet he makes the game winning. >> interception putting the forty-niners in the playoffs. gm john lynch is pumped up gutsy performance by garoppolo. he threw for 316 yards with that bad thumb. >> the niners will now travel to dallas for the wild-card round this sunday game time set for one 30%. that is >> how about the raiders? derek carr looking to secure a playoff spot for his team hosting the la chargers nearing halftime charges up for josh jacobs gets the handoff and he's in there for the touchdown. raiders regain the lead. but with 5 seconds left, they're up 7 justin herbert. finds mike williams in the end zone. the catch is good and that touchdown would send the game to overtime. now in ot after the raiders drive it down the field, daniel carlson's. 47 yard field goal for the win is good. and with that, the raiders have punched
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their ticket to the playoffs. they win. 35 30 to las vegas will head to cincinnati for the wild card game to take on joe burrow and the bengals. what a game. what a game. >> now the warriors play the grizzlies tomorrow in memphis. tipoff is going to be at 5 and the forty-niners are going to play the cowboys in dallas this sunday kickoff. >> is at one 30. we'll be right back after the break.
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and green feather bird in the south. american, tropical rain forests. the zoo welcomed 16 year-old male macaws part of their species survival program. coming up in the next hour. schools in the fetus or the open this week. we're going to tell you the options students their concern. >> about returning to in-person learning. plus, teachers in san francisco what the school district to start negotiations on covid-19 safety protocols. why they say the matter cannot wait.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 7. >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us here on the kron. 4 morning news. it is 07:00am on this monday, january 10th and james fletcher. let's start the hour with a check of the weather. we've got john trouble standing by in the weather center with a look at that and how we're shaping up on this monday, john? yeah, things are looking really good, james. we are seeing conditions out there. nice and clear this morning. least as far as fog and rainfall goes there. some partly cloudy skies overhead. but overall, we're going to keep those dry skies around throughout the course of the day and really much of the
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week ahead of us to any sort of shower activity this morning. you sitting well to the north of the bay area. so yet another dry day and a nice dry start for your commute. 40's and 50's for current temperatures. san francisco among are more mild areas at 50 degrees along with alameda. well, definitely a lot colder than that in santa rosa as well elmo. each of these spots sitting in the low 40's. we'll be breaking down any sort of rainfall potentially maybe seeing for the rest of the week. still to come. now, as far as our bridges are concerned, it's been a pretty easy commute. overall, we're seeing the bay bridge, nice and light. things are going fine right through the tolls there. and also some notably clear skies up above down to the san mateo bridge. conditions out there. also at the limits you are good dose of traffic, but not enough to slow things down. and the richmond, sandra fell also looking really good. got some sunshine in the distance and just a modest slowdown there before the toll plaza and the golden gate bridge also flowing just fine this morning under what is some increasingly clear skies and clear roads at that, james.
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all right, john, thank you very much. let's get to the news this morning in our top stories. fact that san francisco teachers union is demanding the district begin negotiations on covid protocols. now instead of waiting until thursday and all this comes after the teachers claim they ran out of covid tests over the weekend. kron 4 sarah stinson live in san francisco to explain. good morning, sarah. >> james, as you know, we've been covering this in the last week because the teachers union in san francisco, they're frustrated with the san francisco unified school district not coming to a covid safety precaution agreement. they really want this wrapped up as they again head into another school week demanding this gets done as soon as possible because they want to feel comfortable as they teach in-person. meanwhile, we still have hundreds of teachers still sick to see just how many this morning. for now, take a look at this tweet that we saw happening yesterday. it was from the teachers uon


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