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harder to get a covid test in francisco. the city's department of public health announced today it is reducing test hours at 4 sites. officials say it's because of staffing shortages and an increased processing time for the test. >> here are the updated hours. the site at the la he'll host center will now close 3 hours earlier at 2 in the afternoon hours at the southeast health center are only shortened on monday's opening at 11 the rest of the week. the center will open at 8 in the morning. the element ella many farmers market site will now shut down at 6 in the evening. and the testing site in soma at 7th and brandon will now open at
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noon. the department of health says these time reductions are temporary, but at this point, no word on when they will return to full capacity. the omicron variant has forced more city offices around the bay area to close their doors. police in pinole of close the public safety building until further notice. >> an old joins other departments in the bay area that have shuttered offices temporarily in the past week due to covid newark, close city and police offices. those will reopen on january 18th. hayward city hall offices are closed on fridays for the entire month of january. brent would close their city hall police headquarters and unit municipal services center until further notice. and the city of vallejo is close. city hall through february. 28. >> east bay health officials in contra costa county are now requiring first responders to receive a booster shot. kron four's. charles clifford has the story. well, here in contra costa county covid-19 cases continue to surge. health services says the
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omicron variant of covid-19 is mainly to blame amongst the people who are getting sick. the unvaccinated make up the majority. >> people who are vaccinated also falling ill, but people who are vaccinated and boosted make up the smallest percentage of new cases. now for that reason, health services has decided to booster mandate for many of its first responders as of monday, january law enforcement, firefighters and emergency medical responders and people who work in hospitals, jails and nursing homes across contra costa county must prove they are fully vaccinated and have received a booster shot against covid-19. the new rules also apply to non-emergency ambulance workers, county health services says the new requirement is necessary to slow the spread of the omicron variant of coronavirus and keep hospitals and emergency services from being overwhelmed by sick patients and staffing shortages. now, any workers who are not vaccinated or who have not received a booster shot must show a negative covid-19 test on a weekly basis in contra
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costa county, charles clifford a kron. 4 news. well, you probably know this, but the warriors have a lot to celebrate. klay thompson is back in the lineup and he help the team secure another win in front of the home crowd last night. it was so fun to see them play. >> after 2 and a half years rehabbing a torn acl and ruptured achilles tendon and klay thompson was welcome home to the chase center last night. please return was a success as the warriors hosted the cleveland cavaliers and he scored 17 points and may 3, 3 pointers in 19 minutes of playing time. fellow splash brother steph curry was feeling the energy of the crowd to he scored 28 points.
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in the end, the warriors beat the cavaliers. 96 82, here's reaction from plato's it. >> 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. >> we will see more of klay thompson tomorrow night. that's when the warriors go on the road to play the memphis grizzlies. tipoff time is 05:00pm. >> big anniversary today for bay area. sports fans. 40 years ago today, joe montana threw a touchdown touchdown. pass to dwight clark in a play that would forever become known as the catch forty-niners were trailing the dallas cowboys by 6 points with less than a minute to go. the catch and the following. a
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stir point propel the forty-niners into their first super bowl. the nfl has ranks the play as the second greatest play in the league's history. remember where you were on that day? if you're old enough, taking a live look outside at the embarcadero in the city. a beautiful night in the city just not too far away from where that catch was made. and, you know, they made the playoffs on top of everything else. not only are we celebrating the catch. >> but they made it on to the next round. all right. our chief meteorologist standing by lawrence know made in the next round. >> the raider football team made it in there. it's amazing out there tonight, everyone. we've got a nice sky for a look at that. the sun just setting a couple high clouds up above the colors, looking gorgeous. >> it's going to be a bit chilly tonight. it's going to stay dry, though, around the bay area are not see that a dense to leave fog forming today's temperatures, though, very nice cisco. 62 degrees, oakland right at the average of 57 66 degrees in nice in san jose today. 61 in lemore.
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61 conquered and 63 degrees in santa rosa. couple high clouds begin drift a little bit closer. that storm system, though it's going to get bounce to the north big dome of high pressure. going to say that northward as we head toward tomorrow. so we'll see some high clouds from that. but we're going to stay dry. and that means it looks like some nice weather going to break out around the bay area the next few days, although we'll see some passing clouds of that. yeah, it should be very, very comfortable outside. 59 degrees in fremont right now to 16 half moon bay, 60 degrees in berkeley. 54 degrees and cool off in petaluma. now 53 in san anselmo. high pressure, though, going to send next system. well, to the north 7 northwest, again, where they've seen just a ton of rain and some flooding up in that direction. high pressure will build over. california is going to kind of semi permanent here. i think through a good part of january, as we're going to see these storms kind of bump to the north here at the ritz. it's overhead. but you'll see from time to time some clouds passing overhead. otherwise they come. temperatyres will be comfortable by tomorrow afternoon plan on highs up in the 60's around most of the
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bay area. some places well into the 60's inland. guys, back to you. thank you, lauren. still ahead on kron 4 news this evening. what one study says about how you can help your children get better. grades and billionaires are spending a fortune on space tourism, but who really wants to go to space? a new poll shows that. >> a lot fewer people than you might think. when a truck hit my car, the insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth, so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible. helen knew exercise could help her diabetes. but she didn't know what was right for her. no. nope.
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it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible. >> for mike right? space tourism is a growing industry,
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but a new poll shows a majority people aren't really interested in going survey by axios shows that 61% of respondents would not want to go to the moon even if they have the money to buy a seat. however, 55% of people in the generation z age bracket say they would go. the poll also found that almost 3 quarters of respondents don't think people will colonize are live on the moon within the next decade. >> children with more active lifestyles. get better grades. that's according to researchers. the study was done in switzerland. children were put under a series of physical tests and then evaluated on memory and decision-making skills. researchers found children who had better cardiovascular fitness, scored higher at math at memory and learning new languages. the findings show a link between the heart, the lungs and overall brain health researchers say they hope the study shines light on incorporating more physical activities in school and a reason for women to spend more time in the sun. it could
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lower your cancer risk. that's according to new research from the university is a buffalo and puerto rico. scientists say this could be due to vitamin d production from sun exposure as well as the suns effects on inflammation on obesity and circadian rhythms. but protecting your skin, of course, is also very important. while you soak up any of the sun's rays. still ahead on kron 4 news, a warning. if you have a home security system, how phasing out 3 g. >> could put you at risk and your
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news to tell you about. sonoma county is now issuing a new health order that bans large events. officials are also asking people to stay home as much as possible for the next 30 days. the announcement was just made moments ago. the health officer in sonoma county is asking residents to limit interactions with people outside of their immediate household as the omicron variant continues to spread and for the next 30 days, large indoor gatherings of more than 50 people and large outdoor gatherings of more than 100 people. when social distancing is not possible, will be prohibited. this includes wedding venues. the health order goes into effect on wednesday and will last until february. 11th. >> older cell phones that still use a 3 g network to connect may soon. stop working. so providers are shutting down their 3 g and that could also leave older
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e me security systems, una to communicate with authorities. dave nethers explains. >> 5 g it is billed as the fastest most efficient cellular technology aside. it's a lot faster. let's move there >> it just it just runs lfficiently. then 3 d was running. but as the technology improves, the old technology is being phased out. now with 5 g coming into play, there's no use for 3 g anymore. it's it's going to be obsolete now supposedly atnt they're going to be dropped at february of 22. >> rising. it's going to be kind of more of a phase 2 system. they're going to be taking it down throughout the state throughout the nation by the end of 22. so it could be happening now or could be later this year, depending on your area. >> what that means is that older, 3 g cell phones and older security systems that operate on a 3 g signal may no longer works. i would think that that there's maybe quite
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a few 3 g system still out there are there are there not? >> oh, absolutely. most 3 phones action. all funds are going to be. not be able to use anymore if it is 3 g and they don't have upgraded. >> once 3 g towers are taken down, their panels will no longer be able to communicate with central station. >> cellular providers and security companies tell us they are already communicating with their 3 g customers to let them know they need to upgrade or lose their service. but with time literally running out for the old system, anyone with a phone or security system older than 2000, 18 may want to make sure and call their carrier or security company just in case you've got to go to your carrier and just >> see what your options are. >> way, way options and opposition's can be replaced. you know, human life can not to where they need to have that dispatch that the fire department gets or possibly make the difference of a state
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dave nethers. >> time now for a look at the weather and giving you a shot of a beautiful sight. not traditionally thought of as the prettiest bridge in the bay area, but the weather sure looks as we have the sunset, san mateo. >> they were bridge and our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow standing by with a look at the forecast. yeah, guys, we're going to see some nice weather ahead here. of course we had all that rain is nice to see the sunshine make return this weekend. look great in that. we started out the day. lot of sunshine around the bay area today. again, looking good out there right now. mostly clear skies, a little breezy offshore wind actually developing. see the wind blowing back toward the coastline. that is going to keep your skies a clear for most of the spots tonight. and we're off and running with some nice temperatures tomorrow. it will be a little bit cool in the san francisco, but it's going to be dry about 59 degrees downtown, about 58 in the sunset, about 60 in the mission along the coastline. not bad. you've got numbers mainly in the 50's and the 60's cool out along the coastline. get inside the bay, though we start to warm things up. 62 degrees in millbrae. we're going to see a mixture
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of some sunshine, some high clouds kind of drifting overhead throughout the day tomorrow. 65 degrees in redwood city, mild. 66, very woodside about 63 in mount 65 degrees in san mateo, santa clara valley filled with many and numbers running well into the 60's tomorrow afternoon. 67 in campbell. 67 in sunnyvale and 67 degrees for our friends in santa clara, east bay numbers. you're going to see a lot of 60's. it will be mild in many spots tomorrow afternoon as high pressure kind of sits overhead, that ridge will stick around. it's going to fluctuate over the next few days. but i think overall should keep us mainly dry. we are going to see an increase of some clouds a little bit later on the week. right now. we're a kind of a nice pattern and just enough to dry us out just a bit. so 66 degrees, it will be mostly sunny with a few high clouds and samara fell. 64 mill valley, you'll find cooler numbers along the since beach, mainly in the 50's. next couple of days. here we go. high pressure overhead. temperatures looking nice for tomorrow. slightly cooler on wednesday and thursday, a few more clouds begin to move into
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our skies. but looks like right now we're going to hold steady here. keep these temperatures dry through the weekend. maybe a little bit cooler in the saturday and sunday. but right now at least dry for the next 7 days, maybe as long as 10 days out. guys, back to you. thank you, lawrence. both the forty-niners and the raiders have punched their nfl tickets to the postseason kron. 4 sports reporter. >> kate rooney standing by with more just about everybody who is watching those games came close to having a heart attack. >> yeah, that's a pretty fair assessment. can they didn't earn their postseason berth with out a little bit of fight. let's check in on what happened in both these exciting games last night. we're going to start with the raiders. they had a chance to clinch a postseason berth by hosting its partners. at more and the wind that they would get there. they decided to take us on a roller coaster ride, though, raiders the 6 point lead the last of the 3rd quarter. but came roaring in the final overtime ot. the 2 teams traded field goals. but
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finally it was fate is kicker. daniel carlson sealed the deal. >> taking a 47 yarder as time expired team to the playoffs. it was the time this season. the raiders won on the final play of the game. now they're headed to cincinnati. take on joe burrow and the bengals. that game is scheduled saturday at one, 30, all right. how about the forty-niners? they on edge as well. all the difference so needed to secure a spot in the postseason was leaning against rams in a trip blow start a taking its time. slow to get off. it's going to but >> but proving to that led to tie game final 4th overtime forty-niners. i didn't know 41st vote people feel go. you just saw here feeling the plants, then other property. and thomas, here's what the team say about the last night. >> just so proud of everybody
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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, had 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. >> so is over now, though, it is time to ring in one of the best rivalries in the nfl. san francisco has to dallas to take on the cowboys at jerry world. they have faced each other in the postseason since 1995. that should be pretty exciting in that game is coming up on sunday at one 30 pacific. you. all right, kate, exciting stuff. thank you very much. the search continues. >> for mountain lion in daly city officers was daly, city police and the department of fish and wildlife been in the area of west more avenue and baldwin avenue since this morning. lori golub says she first spotted the mountain lion in her backyard. winner dogs kept barking toward a tree. >> as i was approaching the tree on the upper level of the
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yard. i noticed this big tail hanging down and i was like, oh, my god, what is that? so i walked a little closer. i looked right up and it was looking right down at me that mountain lion. >> haha. >> that will get your attention. we have a news crew on the scene. we'll let you know as soon as the animal is captured or moved. daly city police are urging residents to use caution when leaving their
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red carpet, no glamour glitz and no show. the golden globe winners were announced behind closed doors in beverly hills. but still many big winners. we want to fill you in on, including the film west side story. >> it all >> west side story won best musical or comedy motion picture. the power of the dog got the globe golden globe for best drama. will smith won best actor in a drama for king richard and nicole kidman won for her role as lucille ball in being the ricardo's on the tv side. hbo's succession won for best drama. max won for best comedy or music on television. also on hbo, jean smart took home the award for best actress in a comedy or musical for her role in hacks. and jason took home the award for best actor in a television series comedy or musical for his role as a level poll. soccer coach ted lasso. golden
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globes were not to the controversies linked to the lack of diversity. >> and that we're going do about iraq. hello. i don't think so. i can tell you. think so. we are going to okay. the lineup is out for this year's battle rock. the event a list of more than 70 artists, including metallica and pain and 21 pilots and luke combs. this year's battle rock is scheduled for may. the 27th through the 29th in napa. tickets will go on sale tomorrow morning at 10 o'clock in the morning. and boy, you know, those tickets are going to go fast. people want to get out there. but, you know, covid is going on. hopefully it's under control by then. we'll have to stay tuned on that. yeah. >> and now that wraps up kron. 4 news at 5 o'clock. but we have a lot more ahead on kron. 4 news at 6 omicron, of course, taking a toll on schools in the bay area.
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>> teachers and district officials are at odds over how to keep everyone safe. and many are starting petitions to try to keep children at home and returned to distance learning. >> plus, it is getting even harder to find a covid test site in san francisco. many locations reduce their hours because of low staffing. and another issue has shown some sites down completely. we'll have the latest as people scramble to find tests. all coming up next at 6.
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>> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at i >> that i requested an emergency meeting 10 days ago before school started because we were seeing a rapid rise in omicron. >> tonight at 6 parents, teachers, city leaders and school board members are all finding it hard to get on the same page for covid safety in the san francisco unified school district. as for joining us for kron, 4 news at 6, i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. tonight, a member of the san francisco board of education is sounding the alarm she talked with found 4 says it might be in a story you'll only see on kron 4. >> this tweet from san francisco board of education, president gabriela lopez read after years of this


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