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and san francisco. each of 49. well, our coldest temperatures are in livermore as well. santa rosa in the low 40's or the upper 30's santa rosa at 37 degrees right now. so definitely don't forget your jackets this morning. but all in all, not a bad way to start off this morning. commute. as for the roads, we are going to be seeing some clear skin dishes on our bridges has been all morning long there at the bay bridge. i think your biggest issue will be in the same counter count could commute direction as you'll be driving into the sunrise. that is brilliant and crystal clear out there. but the east bay hills, the san mateo bridge, 13 minutes to make your crossing there. and also a really nice sunrise over the richmond center fell bridge that back up that we had at the toll plaza all but gone at this 0, 8, minutes to get you from the tolls to one o one and the golden gate bridge. also absolutely gorgeous to kick off a monday clear skies. and 26 minutes from 37 to the tolls. james. john, thank you. let's get back to the news now and our top story this morning. the san francisco teachers union is demanding that the district begin negotiations on covid protocols and now.
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>> instead of waiting until thursday, this comes after teachers claim they ran out of covid tests over the weekend. kron 4. sarah stinson live for us in san francisco to explain morning sarah. >> on this monday morning as we head into another school week, teachers in san francisco, some of them not feeling comfortable in the classroom with specials in san francisco teachers union. it has not reach an agreement with the school district on covid safety protocols over the weekend. this is what we're hearing from the teachers union. take a look at this tweet. they said we received many reports today that the district ran out of covid tests. educators are being placed in impossible situations. the district needs to prioritize fine and finalizing an agreement around masks, testing and sick leave. now our students, families and staff can't wait till thursday or later because remember on thursday. >> was the day set to meet with the teachers union and the district again at the
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negotiating and bargaining table. i just heard back from the school district saying that they have made reliable testing regularly available for students and staff since last spring since last sunday. they said that the district says they've distributed nearly 58,000 tests at their different testing locations. and they said we are and have been working closely with the san francisco public health department implementing protocols that they recommend. now. let's hear what what the teachers union want, what they want from the district. they want the 10 paid sick days for all covid-related reasons. but the district came back offering 5 days. the teachers want the district to provide masks for students and employees. each day the district says we have been providing masks will continue to do that for employees, but they're not so fine them for students that they're also working on getting the kn 95 mask. so too, the district in union did agree that weekly covid testing needs to be at
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every district site. and as you just heard from the district, they have been working hard, getting those color rapid test out to all of the different students and staff that needed. and so they have a a >> testing site actually open at the district office over the weekend saturday and sunday. now i've i've just heard back in the district still waiting to hear from the teachers union about how they feel. the question remains. one of the going to reach an agreement. will it be on the day they designated thursday or could it happen sooner continue to follow the latest on this for now. live in san francisco. sarah stinson, back to you. ok, thank you very much, sara. >> 8, 0, 3, on the clock. another big story that we're following this morning. students in milpitas will have the option now returning to virtual learning this week. but school will also be open for in-person learning as well. you can be a little confusing kron four's will tran is standing by live in milpitas to explain. will. >> any other time upi, this high school would be crawling
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with people. but look at this. it is practically empty, a ghost town as it seems like a lot of parents are choosing. they have that option. they are choosing to keep their kids at home. look at the parking lot. plenty of spaces. you might see one or 2 looks like an administrator showing up right now. but nothing full force like what we saw last week. the reason being heading into the weekend, the milpitas unified school district. they're offering parents and students the choice to either do it at home or here on campus. but it looks like a lot of people are choosing to do at home. here is henry and the cota. let's start with you. you walk inside the classrooms, the cota. how did they look like this morning? well, today, i just need to turn a macomb because it's broken and i don't know why. >> i really do not know where to go, but there is some cars that look like they're lost here and i don't know what to do with him. so
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>> normally you would see people inside the classrooms are a lot of teachers, your whole. but just a kid tears like really crowded looks like it looks like a ghost town. no doubt. what do you think about your child? you do have the option of being here. there are some students and teachers on campus today. >> well, i think taking a week of keep a lot of these kids safe. issues of having cases of covid or tested positive. you know, but i don't really know what's going to happen. you know? taking it by day and see what the it's a very fluid situation. would you rather be? >> in class right now in class or at home, learning. so it's like a whole bunch of things are going crazy right now. will the covid cases and stuff? i think it's good to stay at home and not be at school. i hope i hopefully it's just for a week because i don't want what happened last year, too. that is the plan for a week. the milpitas
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unified school district actually going into the weekend. there was some confusion. >> that all the classes will be online. then they decided over the weekend that to have the hybrid. you can see here is another student being dropped off. but it looks like a lot of people are choosing option b, meaning staying at home and distance learning. >> right. thank you very much. well, it is 8, 0, 6, the hayward unified school district, by the way, going to remote learning for one week, starting today after 117 staff members tested positive for covid in the last few days. so the district has become so understaffed that it's forced them to move to online, learning the district plans to have students back for in-person instruction next tuesday, january 18th. now school leaders are making an exception for families without wifi or child care. those students are going to be allowed to go to some of physical campuses to continue their learning virtually from there. >> but again, this is only in situations where it's
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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 that board members are going to regroup this coming friday and they'll decide then whether students to come back to the classroom on january 18th or potentially extend the remote learning timeline. so we'll see what they decide. meanwhile, the oakland unified school district is planning on a regular school day today with the district saying that it is meeting demands from students who have had increased covid protocols wolf in requesting that they have increased covid-19 protocols and supplies on hand to keep them safe. the district responded to a growing petition by the students who
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say they actually plan to skip in-person classes if the district didn't provide them with the supplies, hundreds of students have already signed that petition, which gives the district until january 17th to meet their demands. some students claim there's a lack of availability when it comes to testing and other resources. >> 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 to eat safely when it rains. over at the 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 sickout to call attention to work. well, safety concerns as well over the omicron variant. meanwhile, parents in the dublin unified school district are also pushing for a return to distance learning as well. so far more than 2300 people have signed a petition calling on the district to move back to virtual learning with some
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saying that they're alarmed by the rise of covid cases and they're worried about this omicron variant on campus. double unified superintendent, though, says they can't extend the winter break and the current state rules don't allow them to move the district to online learning. >> we can go district-wide virtual learning because the legislature, the governor does not give us permission to do that like done in the past with the executive order from the governor. and so we would have to have 100%. parents 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. >> and so the district says it will continue with in-person learning today. we'll see if that changes going forward. but at the moment, they say that's all they can do elsewhere in the east bay, the west contra costa county school district is canceling classes for today because a
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large number of staff absences and an increased number of covid cases has gripped the school district. so the district closed all the schools last friday to give them a chance to clean and sanitize every single campus. the district is also requiring employees and students to take covid tests today with the results being submitted before returning to in-person learning all the schools are expected to resume classes tomorrow. we'll have much more on covid and schools throughout the morning. but in the meantime, let's talk sports. we can't ignore the fact that the warriors are celebrating right now. not only a win, but the fact that klay thompson was back in great form to help the team secure another win in front of a hometown crowd. what, 2 and a half years now of rehab for that torn acl and ruptured achilles tendon. and he was welcome back a roaring ovation from the fans at the chase center and his return. it was a great one for the warriors as they host the cavaliers because it was a win with clay scoring 17 points that
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included 3, 3 pointers in 19 minutes of play. fellow splash brother steph curry also had a bit of the energy flowing through him as well. he scored 28. >> and in the end, it was the warriors with the victory. 96 to 82 over the cavs. and here is reaction from the man of the hour. klay thompson himself. >> was a very special moments. i'll never forget on their feet that this never forget the fans gave us especially myself and she was fun. >> we're going to see more of clay tomorrow night as the warriors are on the road facing the memphis grizzlies. tipoff for that game is at 05:00pm. and we're also talking about the niners this morning, too, because they're back in the playoffs. they secure a wild-card spot after beating the rams in over time. this one was a thriller down in la with the niners. >> getting off to a rough start. but they overcame a 17 point deficit to send the game into overtime. and in the end, the niners marched down the field and broke the tie with a
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field goal. the niners won again in overtime by intercepting a pass by matt stafford. niners getting the 6 so they're back in the playoffs for the first time since the super bowl of 2019. >> 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, it's and co-head agree 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. >> yeah, they did dominating the 2nd half. the niners with this wind will now face the dallas cowboys this coming sunday afternoon for the wild-card game kickoff. we'll be at one 30 and the raiders also celebrating the fact that they're in the playoffs as well. they beat the chargers in overtime in las vegas. >> so both teams going into overtime. let's get to the highlights. we have the raiders. they were leading with 5 seconds to go in the 4th quarter. but the chargers scored a touchdown to send the
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game into overtime. and after a bit of back and forth in that extra quarter, it was derek carr that got the ball in the field goal range. and with that successful field goal, a 47 yard attempt, by the way, they get the win. so the raiders now back in the playoffs for the first time since 2016 raiders are the 5th seed. they'll face the fourth-seeded cincinnati bengals. this coming saturday kickoff at one 30 pm. and coming up the next half hour, we're going to have a much more in-depth breakdown of all the highlights from this raiders game from the niners game and also the warriors to with clays come back. so stay tuned for that. we'll take a break here at 8.13, coming up ahead on the kron. 4 morning news. tensions continue to rise between the u.s. a%d russia were going to tell you what. >> the u.s. says will happen if russia invades ukraine. and the covid case surge is causing another surge of 911. calls why it's causing problems for dispatchers. we'll be right.
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>> we're back at 8.16. let's get over to the weather center and say good morning once again to john. find out what kind of weather we have in store for this monday morning. hey, john de nice way to start the monday, james. we've got lots of sunshine out there and relatively mild. start to the morning. we're down into the 40's, but most of us avoiding the 30's aside from you, santa rosa, you're are lone spot falling into that threshold. your view outside at the exploratorium and the embarcadero shows some of those clear skies got a couple
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of joggers out there enjoying that comfortably. cool. feel to it out there. we do have snowfall up towards mount lassen as well as mount shasta near the oregon and nevada borders. but really the most of the state just looking at some cloud cover that is gradually easing its way currently out of the bay area. setting us up for this. nice art that we are in the midst skies will remain dry today. a pretty similar field today as to what we had yesterday. we'll continue that trend into tuesday and wednesday, too. we only have one shot of rainfall this week. and at that, it is a very slim shot at rain as we see the jet stream sending any sort of rain and snow well to the north into the pacific northwest thursday could bring a couple of sprinkles there along the north coast. we do see anything in the bay area. it will be a sprinkle or 2 in the bay area come thursday. that's that slim shot of rainfall and talking. and at that a very, very slight chance now 50's and 60's will be your daytime highs across the bay area today. comfortably cool feel much like yesterday brought us the
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sunshine that we're already seeing will really help us out with that. feels like temperature saying san jose as well as campbell, each at 65 while. freeman through hayward in the low to mid sixties today, pleasanton livermore, walnut creek among spots at 59 for your highs today, pittsburgh, an antioch, 59 as well in santa rosa and petaluma after are cold this morning up there. you will be looking at some low 60's later on today. here's a look ahead at our next 7 days. skies remain much clear in this forecast than we've seen in a while. lots of sunshine comfortably. cool temperatures. nice way to work our way into the second week of january course. we love to see more rain at some point. but as we do see such a nice mild weather ahead of us might as well enjoy it while we've got it. your commute this morning. also something to enjoy a look at this over the bay bridge. really not a bad morning for drivers across the bay bridge. all in all, only 9 minutes from the maze supreme out street. lots of sunshine on the san mateo bridge. a 13 minute drive there and a
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gorgeous sunrise above t%e richmond, sandra fell bridge. looks like commuters out. they're loving that gorgeous tribe over the river bridge as well. the golden gate bridge. 31 minutes from 37 to the tolls. beautiful start. just keep the jackets on. and it looks like everything else is pretty good to go to kick off the week. james. thank you very much, john. in the east bay, brentwood police are investigating a fatal shooting that killed a man from turtle lock. >> it happened sunday afternoon on sycamore avenue in brentwood where officers found this man suffering from a gunshot wound. he died at the scene. police say the killing was the result of a family dispute. new york city fire officials say that a malfunctioning space heaters started a fire that killed 19 people in a high rise apartment on sunday. 9 children are among the dead fire. officials say it was the deadliest fire in new york city and 30 years. dozens of others had to be hospitalized. at least 13 are in critical condition this morning. firefighters say the flames only damage the small part of the building, but the smoke
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trapped people in their apartments. an investigation is underway right now to see if anything could have been done to prevent that fire. tension 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 be undergoing high stakes talks in geneva to try and de-escalate the situation. we have raquel martin with the very latest on all of this from washington. >> the question really now is whether a president who 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.
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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 aggression continues, nato allies are prepared to reinforce its position along its eastern flank and both u.s. and russian officials have already hopes of a potential compromised by the end of this week. >> a top russian diplomat last night said he expects these negotiations to be difficult. now, of course, this is just the latest attempt from the u.s. to try and de-escalate the tension on the ukraine russian border. we know president biden has held at least 2 talks with russian president vladimir putin in recent month. for now in washington, raquel martin, back to you.
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>> thank you, raquel. we're going to take a quick break here. a t 21. but coming up on the kron 4 morning news, governor newsome putting a ban on price gouging for these at-home covid test kits will tell you what consequences sellers could face if they are charging too much. and after the break, fans are remembering the life and legacy of bob sag. tell you why they enjoyed watching him on tv for years.
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>> we're back in a 24 actor and comedian bob sag. it has died at the age of 65. the orange county, florida sheriff's office confirmed his death saying he died yesterday afternoon while staying at the ritz carlton in orlando, florida. authorities responded the hotel after hotel security found sackett unresponsive in his room. they say he was pronounced dead at the scene. it's not clear exactly how he died. but detectives say they did not find any signs of foul play or drug use. second best known for his longstanding role as danny tanner in full house. >> he always had that sense of humor with cam. and john stamos said and all the kids and it was just like it almost seemed like they were your family, even though it was a tv family. you know, and then i watched him on america's funniest home videos. and that was just i haven't had my nephew at the time was 5 years are watching. you know, america's funniest home videos
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and we would giggle and watching. it was just good. it was awesome. >> and most recently, second have been doing stand-up shows around the country with his most recent performance not too far away from that ritz carlton. he performs saturday night in jacksonville, florida. we'll be right back.
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we are 28 is the time and at the half hour, mark, we do want to get a check of the forecast before we get back to the headlines and john has some really nice looking to enjoy this morning as he gives us the forecast. good morning, john. and yeah. like a little breath of fresh air. just looking at all these cameras this morning because nothing gloomy about it. it's all about the sunshine to kick off your morning. >> your east bay hills camera, looking all the way out toward san francisco, the golden gate bridge in marin county, all free of fog. and at this point free of cloud cover. we started the morning with partly cloudy skies. but we said no time clearing those out. and now we're just left with some cool conditions. so the biggest tting you need to think about this morning is just getting that extra layer on to keep you cozy 40's for most of our current temperatures. santa rosa, a notable exception at 37 degrees, head down to bodega bay and you'll be at the warmest spot that 52 degrees. so but those temperatures extremes right up there in sonoma county this morning. as far riches, it's been a really easy commute to weather is cooperating. traffic's cooperating, not a bad way to start the week for the maze to
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fremont street. it will take you 20 minutes there. no backup there at the toll plaza. a 13 minute drive across the san mateo bridge. also under some nice and bright skies, brilliant sunshine over the richmond center fell bridge and only 7 minutes. we saw a little backup at the toll plaza earlier that has since cleared and the golden gate bridge. 30 minutes from 37 to the tolls, james. all right, john, thank you. back to the news now at 8.30 and we have the covid surge continuing to impact medical services. >> but this time officials say they're actually being overwhelmed by non-emergency 911. calls the san francisco fire department says dispatchers are seeing an increase in the number of calls with people reporting what turned out to be minor symptoms. rappers amanda hari has the 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
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been. >> having about over 400 m s calls a day in the city for the past several days. typically that number hovers around 300 or 330, that's about a 20 to 25% increase in calls. doctor susan ehrlich chief executive officer at zuckerberg, general hospital. >> says as the only level one trauma center in the city, there are always extremely busy, but they've never seen anything like this. people are coming to emergency seeking testing. >> because i think the demand is high in some cave in some 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
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jeanine nicholson with the san francisco fire department says they're struggling to keep up with the extra demand over one-third of our staff today is on mandatory overtime. health officials want to remind people that most covid cases are mild and can be safely treated at home. they want to relieve some of the strain on the system so they're able to better assist those who are in dire need of medical assistance. we really want to get to our most critically ill or injured patients. >> and we need the public's health help. we need the public's help in doing in doing so. health officials say this is not a san francisco specific problem. they 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 now after the california department of public health released new return to work guidance for healthcare
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professionals. now this guidance says that those who have tested positive for covid or were exposed but are not symptomatic a return to work immediately without isolating for further testing. well, the california nurses association is condemning that decision in these new rules for spoke with a registered nurse about why they disagree with this guidance. >> if we go to war, knowing that we have covid. we know that we are potentially. infecting our non covid patients. our non-covid co workers for some people. maybe they we just got the cold. that's well and good. but we neeer know what else will develop after that home. >> so the guidance from the california department of public health does say that before facilities implement these temporary changes. they must first make every attempt to bring in additional staff and consider modifications to staffing. california, put in
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tough new restrictions on nursing homes in response to the omicron variant. so under the state's health order now, visitors have to show a negative test. in addition to prove that they're vaccinated and have received their booster shot. the new rules are in place now through february, 7th, that could be extended. beyond that. we'll let you know. well with at home covid tests in such high demand, some people are turning now to social media to try to track down this test kit for personal use. resellers are listing testing kits for sale on craigslist, e-bay, even on sites like linkedin. but health experts warn that that might not be the best idea, fake and overpriced at home. covid tests are all too common right now on authorized retailers often try to profit by selling these kits at incredibly high market prices. the federal trade commission released an online guide to avoid being scammed by people selling fake testing kits. they advise you to use your credit card so that you can dispute the charge if you discover your scammed and only by kits from
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approved fda sources. meanwhile, since covid tests are in such high demand, t at governor now has signed an executive order banning price gouging for these at-home kits. the order prohibits sellers from increasing prices on test kits by more than 10% and and a seller who violates that order? well, they could be fined or even receive jail time. anyone who's been a victim of price gouging for these at-home test kits are encouraged to file a complaint with the state attorney general's office. they will take a look at. governor newsome, by the way, presenting his proposed state budget today. the state is estimated to have a surplus of 31 billion dollars. and his office says that their proposal would build on ongoing work to boost economic growth and also to invest in california's future. the budget has to be approved by june. 15th. newsome present a part of his proposal on saturday and it included a proposed 2.7 billion dollars spending package for covid-19 emergency response measures and we'll see what the rest of his plan calls for. 35, we'll
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take a break. but still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news, klay thompson. >> he's back making an emotional return to the warriors. tell you why he says this is something he'll remember forever. plus, crews rescued a woman on a mountain bike trail over the weekend. we'll tell you what they say happened. and lots of sunshine out there already across the bay area. looking at sfo, looks like some great flying weather. if you do have some family coming back in this weekend. >> our start the week after this weekend, staying dry into the afternoon upper 50's to low 60's for daytime highs. really nice when a lot like yesterday was your forecast is yesterday was your forecast is ahead. - hi mommy! - hi honey! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. ♪ hush little baby...♪ ♪...don't say a word...♪ but if slow upload speeds turn your goodnight call
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>> we're back at 8.39, the placer county sheriff's office says that the body of missing skier rory angelo de was found saturday morning. they say his body was found roughly a yeah. about half mile from the neighborhood near schaefer mill creek. he was reported missing back on christmas day at northstar ski resort. authorities say that his ski pass was last used that morning on a lift their north star. investigators say there's no sign of any suspicious activity. in the north. a sonoma county sheriff's detectives now searching for answers after a
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body was found in a remote area just off highway 1. one in cloverdale. it was friday afternoon that someone flagged down the chp about this body. they had discovered. and when sonoma county deputies got to the scene, they confirmed there was a body in the field so far investigators haven't released any other information. we'll let you know when we find out more. in the meantime, also in the north bay, a woman had to be rescued after falling from a mountain bike trail. this was sunday afternoon. she fell while cycling on the coastal trail in marin county. the chp was called, in fact, they used their helicopters. you can see here to assist in rescuing her. they posted these pictures on their social media account about to 22 or so in the afternoon they took her to the hospital. she had minor injuries. looks like she'll be ok. it's a 40. we'll take a quick break and be right back.
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♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ deposit, plan and pay with easy tools from chase. simplicity feels good. chase. make more of what's yours. >> we are back at 8.43. with a quick live look from the sierra. yeah, a little more snow. this is 2.67 of the truckee bypassed not as much as we saw last week, but they did get a little bit over the weekend. snow may not be an issue on the roads this week, though, because this week looks like it's going to drier. we've got john a look at that and our local forecast as well. hey, john. yeah, it's nice to see the snow on the
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grass and the trees rather than on the road. james. >> you're seeing the same here at your diamond peak view, looking down at lake tahoe, some snowy slopes there in the distance. but nice and dry on those surfaces that we need to walk on or be driving on. so it was an easy weekend of travel up in the sierra despite seeing a little bit of new snowfall up there. as james mentioned, roads are looking nice and dry. the snow that we're seeing this morning is really hugging the nevada and oregon borders north of mount lassen up towards mount shasta and a little bit of sprinkle activity up there towards the oregon border near the north coast, too. otherwise skies are just increasingly clear across the rest of the state, especially here in the bay area where we cleared out really early this morning and will remain mostly sunny throughout the course of the rest of the day today. today, tomorrow on into wednesday, bringing of sunshine and some pretty mild temperatures to as long as you've got the light jacket for this kind of weather, it is going to be some really favorable for staff or venturing outside. if you did have a little bit of a cabin
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fever from being inside that late december when we were getting all the rainfall. obviously, this is a nice break. you can see the jet stream continues to center rainfall to our north. and that's really the trend of weather through the week for us across the state. our best chance of rainfall will be thursday. a couple of sprinkles possible along the north coast. we do even see this activity drifting towards the bay area will be nothing more than a drop or water, too, for the north bay on into thursday. that's about the only shot of any precipitation we have for the week. so much drier forecast ahead of us 50's and 60's for your daytime highs across the bay today. similar feel to yesterday, even though we do stay relatively cool. all that sunshine that we're already tapping into is really going to help us out. as far as the feels like temperature goes, campbell and san jose or warmest of spots at 65 degrees. each the spread of upper 50's to low 60's across the east bay as well as across the north bay napa. you'll be at 62 today with stinson beach, one of our cooler spots
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at 56. a look ahead in our next 7 days. not showing a whole lot of change. there's your slight slight chance of showers on thursday, which i mean slight what i said because we should be remaining actually quite dry for it. aside from that, it's all about the sunshine, cool temperatures during the day and some pretty chilly evening lows inland, especially falling into the 30's at times roadways this morning have been pretty easy, especially our 30 minute drive from the maze to fremont street. nothing blocking out there at the toll plaza. although we are seeing a slowdown across the bridge itself that is making that route a little bit longer. the san mateo bridge, 12 minutes to make your crossing there in a few cars. definitely on the road, but still at the limit. richmond center fell bridge in the easy 7 minutes and a really easy drive over the golden gate bridge under all that sunshine. james. all right. thank you very much, john 8.46. is the time klay thompson made his long-awaited comeback to help the warriors beat the cavaliers and the forty-niners and the raiders.
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>> are both playoff bound. we've got kron four's. kate rooney with the latest in sports. >> 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 a 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 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
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corner again this one down on 2 cabs dream on is happy. that's normal from clay and steph is done. 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. 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 reception or your fans gave us especially myself and she was fun and it was worth
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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 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. but 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
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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 stafford goes deep down the sidelines. but the rookie, every just came off the covid list yet he makes the game winning. >> and are 7 shun 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
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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 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. the warriors, by the way, playing the grizzlies tomorrow in memphis. tip off at 5, the niners. they're going to face the cowboys in dallas this coming sunday kickoff set at one 30. we'll be right back. 54 is the
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time a farmer in turkey has a high-tech way to keep his dairy cows. happy out there. stuck indoors for the winter. yeah, you can see there. he's fit to the animals with virtual reality headsets that make them think. they're outside on a warm sunny day. is that really work? photos of
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the experiment. of our viral right now online twitter users drawing connections to the matrix films, but apparently the bovines are happier even producing more milk. apparently farmer had originally tried playing classical music for his cows, but he said seems like a virtual reality system works even better. and as a result, he says he plans on buying 10 more these headsets. that really does work. that's what's happening and that part of the world. meanwhile, closer to home this after just welcomed this mccall bird, this is a native bird from bolivia. that's an endangered species. and you can find this beautiful red and green feathered bird in the south. american, tropical rain forests. the zoo welcomed the 16 year-old male mccaw as part of their species survival program. so if you head out to the sf zoo at some point, you can catch glimpse. we'll take a break. it is a little past 8.55. this morning. coming up in the next hour, the kron 4 morning news schools in
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milpitas. they're going to be open this week. we're going to tell you the options that you have if you're concerned about returning to in-person learning. >> there's an alternative for you. we have a live report there. plus, teachers in san francisco. well, they want the school district to start negotiations on new covid-19 safety protocols right now. it all know that on the way to later this week. we'll have much more on that coming up in a minute.
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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron 4 morning news. at know. >> good morning. thank you for joining us. it is 09:00am here on this monday, january 10th, the final finest hour of the kron. 4 morning news and let's start off the hour in fine form with john triple in the weather center. hey, john, big good to be back to ames and going to be looking at some sunshine. that's also back in full force after such a wet finish to december. yesterday was beautiful. and we are looking at conditions for your second week of january. some of our driest we've seen in a minute. you're east bay hills cam looking all the way out to the coastline with those clear and sunny skies last night, we have partly cloudy conditions, but skies wasted no time clearing right out. and we're wasting no time climbing back into the 50's under that sunshine. now, alameda, you're atififty-two degrees. while some 40's in areas like dublin in santa rosa, our 2 coldest spots on the map each at 41 43 degrees right now. now it's a really nice start to the
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morning. as far as weather goes and as far as traffic goes, it's been really nice as well. now it is a little bit of a slower drive over the bay bridge this morning. not because of any backup at the toll plaza, but rather because we do have some construction there on the bay bridge that has been holding things up just a little bit. that's what's bumping up your drive time across the bay bridge this morning. otherwise the san mateo bridge city under sunshine, 12 minute drive there. the richmond center fell bridge. hardly anyone making your way through the toll plaza at this very moment. 7 minute drive there and the golden gate bridge. 22 minutes across the really beautiful span, especially to start the week, james. all right, john, thank you very much. let's get to our top story this morning. the san francisco teachers union is demanding the district begin negotiations on covid-19 protocols right now. they don't want to wait till thursday when its originally scheduled to be this after teachers say they ran out of covid tests over the weekend proper. sarah stinson live in the city to explain sarah. >> it seems to

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