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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> and now tonight at 10 contra costa county health and education leaders are uniting to deliver a single message. kids belong in the classroom. we need to be taught in class during this current omicron surge. thanks for joining everybody on kron. 4 news at 10. i'm vicki liviakis and i'm grant lotus there with those bikes and buses to keep on coming. that move comes despite. >> concerns from some about
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safety and the thousands of new cases a week there we get the latest on the big picture from kron four's jonathan mccall. >> plus is we're back in session tuesday. that was contra costa unified schools after a covid outbreak prompt a district leaders to close campuses for 2 days for deep cleaning. but as teachers, parents and even some students push for a return back to virtual learning during this latest surge tuesday county education and health leaders agreed kids should be in the classroom. >> for early on, we were like, oh, no, the kids are going to transmit it to each other and though the safer at home. well, it turned out to being at being unmasked and playing with their friends. i'm actually probably cause more transmission and then being in school contra costa county, public health director or ease of illy. >> said despite hundreds of new covid cases being reported at schools daily. >> and the county averaging nearly 2000 new cases in the past week. he says in person learning is better for kids
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and families and our workforce. >> right now is really suffering with a lot of absenteeism related to people getting covid-19 are quarantining from exposure to covid-19. said. >> cervelli says the county has one of the highest vaccination rates in the bay area. lynn mackey is superintendent of the contra costa county board of education. we are funded for in-person ce. >> learning this year are required to keep schools open and require 2 offer an option for those families who want to independent study. >> teachers across the bay area have raised concerns over safety. a lack of personal protective equipment in schools and the lack of testing available. some have even staged protest. mackey says the county is dealing with a shortage of teachers because of the surge and is now asking folks to step up to fill in as substitutes. >> if you maybe recently retired graduated from
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college. we can really use your help in all the schools throughout the county of elise's, the peak of the surge is likely a few weeks away, but says until then, >> it will be a rough go until we're on the other side. jonathan mccall kron 4 news. >> governor newsom has signed an executive order to try to address the staffing shortages at schools during this omicron explosion. the order makes it easier for schools to hire and extend assignments for substitute teachers while allowing them to stay in those roles for longer if needed. it also lets certain retired teachers return to classrooms to help out if they're called upon and want to the executive order will expire on march 31st. the palo alto unified school district is taking a unique approach to try and solve it. staffing shortage by. >> asking parents to volunteer and fill in some of the holes on campus. that includes tasks like administering covid test monitoring lunch recess is office work and providing
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classroom support. the sent out the request on sunday night within 12 hours, 300, 60 parents replied either saying that they want to help where they're interested in helping. >> without the parents, could you guys still operate? >> we are. we can. it's just how well can we i mean, i'm constantly checking my suburb port in terms of of filling in one of my custodians has been out and still out today. a couple of items that i'm thinking a parent could help would be helping us to wipe down the high touch point surfaces. >> the school district says it wants to do all it can to keep the classrooms safe and open, believing that children learn better with face to face learning. state provided covid take home. test kits are being distributed this week within the san francisco unified school district. >> but getting a test getting tested. that is at a district site can still be really problematic for parents and teachers and others who are desperate to find out if they're negative 5th, they're safe to return to school.
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first, you have to navigate the district's website to figure out exactly where the testing sites are on a given day since they rotate locations. there are also narrow windows of times usually to be able to get tested at each site. parents, teachers and ministers. they all seem to agree on one thing. this process needs to be simplified. >> district testing itself, as i said is, is it forever schedule and what makes the most sense is testing schools. we've seen this in la there are other bay area districts that are making testing a lot more accessible and site based. >> if you are one of the people trying to navigate the counties testing process, best of luck. you can also find the links that might help you find the sites and what have you on kron. 4 dot com. san francisco's now recording more positive covid cases than ever before. on average, more than
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1300 people are testing positive every day in the city. well, officials say that they've been conducting the majority of those tests. they require hospitals to administer more tests or face a hefty fine harper's rob nesbitt has those details. last week san francisco broke a record testing more than 17,000 people for covid and one day. the problem is that the department of health is conducting the majority of those tests. >> and they say hospitals need to pick up the slack. with more tests come more positive cases. director of health in san francisco, doctor grant colfax gave an update tuesday on the city's record breaking numbers. and right now. >> nearly one in 5 tests positive. the san francisco department of public health, along with mayor london breed's office will now require large health care providers to help administer tests to minimize the surge in omicron cases, health department to shoulder on the basque burden of the of this testing. >> and so as we learn to live with this virus has a testing on demand. absence was we need to make sure that everybody is
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doing their part if hospitals and hospital affiliated systems don't show proof of providing tests for patients who are symptomatic or who are close contact with someone who has tested positive. they'll face fines of up to $10,000 per day. getting that test within 24 hours of that request and that they are then getting results from that testing within 48 hours. and that happening 90% of the time schools are also getting more help. the city is sending more kn 95 mask and rapid antigen test of the san francisco unified school district. and this week we're distributing the 56,000 at home test kits from the california department of public health to all schools. >> health officials did not put additional covid restrictions on san francisco's businesses. >> as the city experiences case numbers 4 times higher than last. winter's peak. none of this is easy, but we're going to keep working together to support everyone in the city. it's how we lead. >> the way during covid and is how we will keep moving forward. according to doctor
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colfax hospitalizations, art as high as they were last winter. he credits vaccines for that saying the majority of people who are in the hospital with covid are either unvaccinated or not up to date with their vaccines. >> in san francisco, i'm rob nesbitt. kron. 4 news late tonight, san francisco health officials issued a new order requiring booster shots for everyone who is eligible at all so-called mega event. we're going to take a closer look at this new order coming up at 10, 30. in the east bay visiting a hospital for covid-19. testing is not recommended for people experiencing mild symptoms are those who are asymptomatic. that's the word from john muir health. this comes as the health system says that it has seen a sharp rise in emergency room visits for testing. the issue is not a matter of supply, but rather capacity to treat severely ill patients. so if you're experiencing mild symptoms possibly related to covid-19 or are asymptomatic yet won a routine test. they say you should just try to
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find an available to take home or visit a local clinic, but not a hospital. so if we should not go to the hospital to be tested, what should we do if we can't find an appointment at a testing center? >> or one of those take on tests that don't seem to be available. kron four's dan kerman takes a look at that. >> at home, covid tests are hard to come by and scheduling a pcr test is equally difficult. so if you can't get tested and you feel sick, what are you supposed to do? >> this moment you have to its covid. it could be other thing. sure, like a common cold, but because you can get a test, you kind of know for sure you're potentially going to transmit it to other people. ucsf, infectious disease specialist doctor peter chin-hong says. >> that means you must isolate yourself from others. you all yourself up in a one. >> after the 5, yes symptoms. i'm proving you can go out into the world with a mask on. but i read additional 5 days. if your son doesn't not
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improving, you basically stay until the u.s. so improving and wear the mask for the remainder of the time to make up 10 days. if on the other hand, you are not sick but have been exposed to others who are sick. the decision to quarantine depends on whether you're recently vaccinated or boosting. >> if you're not do said you stand on for 5 days, isolating itself. wall yourself off from society. and that day 5, you can go around but wear masks to the remaining 5 days. if you have, you said you don't have to walk southpaw from society. from the get go. you can sign moving or on, but you wearing a mask for sure. and a good mask for it for 10 days. and doctors point out that during this period you should still trying to get tested. so you can confirm. >> whether or not you actually have covid-19. dan kerman kron. 4 news. >> a ban on large gatherings in sonoma county is set to take effect just after midnight tonight. the order by
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the county health officer also urges people to spend as little time away from their homes as possible. only leave if you have to make essential trips like to get groceries and go to the doctor. basically where we were that the start of the pandemic without vaccines over the last 2 weeks, the covid case rate in sonoma county has risen from more than 24 new cases per 100,000 people too. more than 120 cases per 100,000. the order bans all indoor gatherings of at least 50 people banned outdoor gatherings of at least 100 people. and while it may help stop the spread of omicron, it certainly negatively affecting local businesses. >> got the news last night at about it's definitely it's and mistrustful, you know, for everyone it's missing out on works with that? but it's fun. it's not easy. it's scary and
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stressful and very frustrating. >> the ban on large gatherings will last at least through february 11th. but the county health officer may extend it if they deem that necessary. >> and this just and the san jose city council has just approved issuing a covid booster mandate for certain indoor events. mayor sam liccardo making the announcement on twitter just minutes ago. the vote was unanimous. so anyone attending events that city own facilities such as as ap center convention center or the center for performing arts must to already proved that they're fully vaccinated. the new order expands to include a booster shot and that would also apply to venue staff. cdc now weighing in on an update to its mask. guidance in the middle of the surge of this omicron variant. the it expected to consider formally encouraging n 95 masks over cloth masks. multiple studies have shown that cloth masks
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offer the least protection, especially indoors. the updated guidance is also expected to say that the best mask is the one that is worn consistently and correctly. >> all right. weather time now as we get a check of the 4 zone forecast. it has been a dramatic change this past weekend and early this week, really sunny and noticeably warmer. >> yeah. all that rain we've had the last couple of weeks, not a drop to be seen at least for well, right turn off the nozzle here. and that's pretty typical. >> usually get out of 19 day stretch during the middle of winter. we start to see a dry period that looks like this could be the case is what we're heading into right now. nice day out there today. beautiful sunset. if you missed that today, don't worry. you're going to see some nice sunsets ahead. we've got some high clouds that makes for some fantastic colors in our skies. so up there this evening, you've got partly cloudy skies. a few high clouds continue to drift hard to see there. but temperatures today. yeah, it warmed up nicely. 63 degrees in san francisco. 60 in
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oakland today. above the average. a very nice 66 in san jose. 63 in lemore 62 in concord and 62 in santa rosa. those high clouds i was talking about. you see those moving overhead right now. they just continue to drift on by and by this still going to see some lingering clouds around the bay area. but that's more clouds move in by the afternoon, down below the surface. we're seeing a little bit of an offshore wind and that will likely bring in some of that to leave fog in from the central valley right back into the delta. so watching that likely to see some very low visibilities there by tomorrow morning for the north or get all the rain up to the pacific northwest. and they've had some flooding rains the season and they're getting another round. here is the jet stream has taken aim at them and all the way up to the canada. but for us, it's going to be the dry weather pattern. now. you've got all that moisture on the ground from the leftover rain. and then i start to see some of that ground fog developing coming back in the central valley. the sacramento valley making its way back into the delta. some visibilities. yeah, next to nothing up early tomorrow
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morning. then quickly left. so if you're lepving 9 o'clock or so, you should be pretty good around the bay area. then we'll start to clear out skies just a bit. temperatures out there now. we've got 48 degrees in palo alto is 46 in lemore. 53 right now in alameda. 56 in pacifica. 48 in the bottom. 44 degrees and saying, whoa, lena, a little bit chilly in spots overnight tonight. but otherwise you're looking good as high pressure continues to build in overhead. got these storms kind of an active track out there right now. high pressure, though, going to slide across california for tomorrow. that's going to keep us on the dry side of things. in fact, let's go said the storm track well to the north, keep things fairly mild out there for tomorrow. we will see some high clouds again drifting overhead by the afternoon, but really looking like a pretty decent day. all that being said, i think overnight lows still on the chilly side about 39 degrees in santa rosa about 41 in concord, a nap and same with livermore about 46 in san jose by day. here's the good news. if you like that, nice weather. the mild temperatures. well, tomorrow we're going to be well into
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the 60's. maybe some low 70's in the santa clara valley in morgan hill about 65 degrees and dry. and santa rosa. >> have a nice, quiet conversations with members of congress for the last to watch. i'm tired to be quiet. >> president biden returned to the key battleground state of georgia today. his message in his words, choose democracy over talk or see the president endorsed changing senate rules rules that have so far stalled. democrats voting rights legislation. our washington correspondent jessi tenure reports on why president biden is finally urging lawmakers to and the filibuster. >> the battle for the soul of america is not over in the heart of where the civil rights movement took place. president joe biden is making his strongest case yet for the biggest overhaul of u.s. elections in a generation. we want the people to rule the federal legislation would strike down state voting
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hurdles, reduce the influence of big money in politics and limit partisan influence over the drawing of congressional districts after previously defending senate rules. the president says he's willing to make an exception to pass these measures to protect our democracy. i support changing the senate rules. >> and they need to be changed to prevent. all right of center. some blocking action on voting rights. >> but not all democrats are on board with changing filibuster rules to pass voting reform with a simple majority. west virginia senator joe mansion. once republicans support filibuster is what makes the senate. >> hopefully work when it's supposed to work. the summit is unbroken and donate fiction. senate republican leader mitch mcconnell has united his caucus against democrats legislation. we know there are already willing to manufacture a voting rights prices to increase their own power. texas republican senator john cornyn argues 94% of voters said voting in 2020 was easy. >> and senate democratic leader chuck schumer agrees
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stressing democrats want it to stay that way. 2020 worked out, ok? >> i guess my friend is saying the big lie is false because donald trump said it was fraudulent. and schumer said this monday's martin luther king junior day as the deadline to consider these measures. >> in washington, i'm jessi tenure. >> meanwhile, some san jose city council members are considering whether to allow non u.s. citizens to vote in local elections. the measure would give more than 200,000 non citizen residents in san jose, the right to select new lawmakers and weigh in on different policy issues. new york city enacted a similar measure last month. san francisco passed a law in 2016 to allow non-citizen parents to vote in school board elections advocates say expanding the vote will benefit people who are here from all over the world. >> still ahead tonight on kron, 4 news at 10 0st responders are calling it a miracle. a medical helicopter crash lands with a baby on board how everyone inside the
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from oakland police. they say they're investigating an assault of an elderly woman in the chinatown neighborhood. you see it happen here. >> well, this is walking down the street person comes up from behind. right there. we've seen worse. but it's never good when someone is shoved to the ground seemingly unprovoked. it happened yesterday at the corner of 9th in franklin just outside the pacific renaissance plaza officers arrived but were not able to find the victim. she is described as roughly 70 years old about 5 feet tall. police. we're looking for her. they're also searching for the suspects. of course, he was last seen walking north on franklin street. anyone with information is asked to contact opd. italian police hang with me here and busted a nurse and several others. they say these people are giving fake covid shots and certificates out to people at a vaccine center. and these
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are for people who didn't want to get inoculated but wanted to have the card to prove that they they did. italian police say their investigation started in december of last year. you see in their series simulate getting a shot. but then. in slow mo. tosses it into the trash. local media reported the arrests of 4 accomplices. among them, a lawyer, a building contractor restaurant tour. dozens of people who improperly purchase the so-called green pass vaccination certificates are being sot on charges of corruption. mint and fake ideology. police say they seized nearly $25,000 during the operation. >> in pennsylvania, pilot crash landed a medical helicopter and everyone on board survived. somehow the pilot managed to avoid a web of power lines and buildings as the chopper flutter did hit the street and slid into bushes outside a church in residential neighborhood. people are calling this a miracle that all 4 people on board survived, including an
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infant patient. investigators believe mechanical problems during the flight led to the crash landing. next. a 10 after decades of debate. the new smart gun is almost here. >> how they would work exactly. and why advocates say they would shake up the gun industry. >> and we've clear skies out there right now for most the bay area getting little chilly in spots. we'll check out your tenant and coming up next and how long as someone contagious after testing positive for covid san francisco health officials think they have an answer and they have new rules just out tonight. those details next.
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>> new tonight at 10 san francisco health leaders have just announced new changes for indoor and outdoor what they call mega events doesn't require booster shots, but also >> changes the definition of mega event in the city entirely. >> our first dan thorn has the story. >> in response to the highly contagious omicron variant san francisco's health department has changed the size of what's considered a mega event indoors and outdoors. beginning saturday, large indoor events will be dropped from 5,000 people to 500 people and large outdoor events are now 5,000 people down from 10,000 people up to
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date. vaccinations will be required including boosters beginning february first for attendees 16 and up a receipt of a booster will be needed as soon as they are eligible 12 to 15 year-olds must also be fully vaccinated. but boosters will not be required until march 5 to 11 year-olds will either need to show proof of vaccination or a negative covid-19. test before attending and 2 to 4 year-olds will need a negative antigen test. one day before the event or a negative pcr test. 2 days before the event, health leaders are also shutting light on how long a person infected with covid-19 is considered to be contagious. it's believed an infected person is still spreading the virus. if they have had symptoms from the 48 hours before their symptoms began until at least 5 days after the start of symptoms. a person is also considered contagious. if they did not have symptoms. but later learned they tested positive from 48 hours before that test until 5 days after that test
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as omicron continues to spread san francisco's health officer is officially recommending kn 95 masks be worn by everyone as much as possible. the cloth mask and others like it are not viewed as being strong enough anymore. reporting in san francisco, dan thorn kron. 4 news. some scientists are debunking reports of a supposed new combo. covid variant called delta kron. >> over the weekend, researchers in the republic of cyprus claimed 25 patients had tested positive for the super variant. but some rolla, just immunologist say that the findings were more likely due to a lab sequencing error, not cross breeding. they argue fragments of delta samples were probably left over from the previous sequencing, giving the appearance of a new variant. >> united airlines is reducing flights because of covid related staffing shortages. the company says as many as 3,000 workers are out sick currently. that's about 4% of the airlines. u.s. staff
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united has not said how many flights it's canceled, but the ceo credits the company's vaccine mandate with keeping the infected employees from getting seriously ill. other airlines, including jetblue and alaska, have also canceled flights recently because of sick crew members. and the cdc's issued a no travel warning for canada because of the high spread of covid. there you can go there. they're just advising against it. the state department also joined the cdc issuing a level 4 or very high risk. a travel warning for that country meeting all americans are strongly urged against traveling there. according to johns hopkins university. last week, canada reported its highest weekly total of covid cases since the pandemic started. >> the pandemic has reduced the number of blood donors in the u.s. to an all-time low. the american red cross is declaring its first ever national blood crisis. the
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organization says that this is the worst blood shortage in over a decade. it's forcing doctors to make some tough decisions on just who receives blood. first, the nonprofit blood donation company vitalant says that it's seeing the lowest overall blood supply in more than 2 years here in the bay area. no matter what your blood type, though, donations are desperately needed. >> every blood type right now is is currently needed. you know, we typically like to see at least a four-day supply on our shelves. and right now in certain blood types, we have less than a one-day supply ourselves. >> if you don't know your blood type of the organization should be able to detect it, wants your gun donating as an incentive. a violent will be giving away a $5,000. prepaid gift card to one lucky blood donor. at the end of the month. >> medicare is proposing only limited coverage of a controversial also eimers drug. the federal program would only cover the medication called at helm if a patient is enrolled in a qualifying clinical trial.
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those trials would need to be approved by the centers for medicare and medicaid services and be conducted in a hospital. outpatient setting. the drug is controversial both for its cost and because of lingering doubts about how effective it is. its maker, biogen announced last month it was cutting the price roughly in half. now down to only $28,000 a year. if you need it. as we switch gears and get a check of the 4 zone forecast. 600 montgomery street. transamerica pyramid. it opened in 1972. according to the internet. must be right then. you're while that's a found, a knowledge coming out of mister grant, lotus 48 floors. his impressive. >> hey, guys, we're going to see what looks like a dry period now for quite some time. we're right here in the heart of the wet season. of course, we had so much rain early on the season. kind of
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need a dry spot. and that's what we're getting right now. and it was a beautiful day today tonight and get some high clouds drifting overhead. but the storm line really staying well to the north and that's the way it's going to stay for some time. now, here's the long-range forecast model. and you can see the focus right here. all that green streaming up in the pacific northwest. given the sense that ridge of high pressure building overhead watches next storms and that just kind of roll over the top kind of weaken that ridge just a little bit. then all of a sudden go by and high pressure starts to build back in. and there you go again. one exception. we are going to see a little area of low pressure develop down to the south of us. and that may actually move into southern california is going for few clouds in our direction, but we'll stay dry. and the weekend as high pressure takes over well into next week to look at that as we get to monday, that storm system rolls into southern california may be bringing them some showers. but the bay area stays dry and those storms continue. >> 2 road all the way the pacific northwest and canada. >> all the way through next week, too. so here's how we're going to play. it can to keep those temperatures on the mild side highs tomorrow. going to
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be getting close to 70 degrees in some parts of the bay area. we have some numbers near 70 degrees along the coastline today and the next few days or 10, a 10, we're going to see some dry weather continuing. there are going to be a lot of clouds that are going to be streaming overhead wednesday, thursday and friday, maybe saturday, too. temperatures going to be running above the average through that period. but we're staying dry not only this weekend, but probably in the next weekend, too. thanks, lights. a new type of gun could soon be hitting the market. so-called smart guns are equipped with technology which only allows them to be. >> fired by an authorized user. well, some say this could be the future of firearm safety. others are arguing it's just not practical. >> markie martin gives us a closer look at how this would all work. after 2 decades of reliability questions and concerns smart guns could finally be hitting the market lodestar works is one such company currently working on its prototype inspired to
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offer a safer option to buyers following one too many stories of children shot while playing with an unattended gun. i've seen the abject failure of every policy to try to make. >> to do something about gun safety. lobbying and regulations and lawsuits. you know, and it all goes nowhere. not one life is saved. there are only 3 ways the gun would work for its owner, fingerprint recognition, smartphone, pairing or a keypad code. the user can program it. however, they'd like or what those are. the warmest tactile push buttons. there's 3 of them. you can do a 4 to 6 digits acts. much like a electronic door lock. what i mean, what coffee pot is smarter than my firearm. we spoke to co-founder ginger chandler, former senior vice president of remington. she says now is the time to bring the gun to market. >> consumers are more comfortable with smart devices and technology has gotten smaller. is there any fear the
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gun will go off when they use areas if needed next year? absolutely. i mean, just like a mechanical firearm. if it doesn't go up when you want it to. >> you could under stress be hurt, just like the mechanical firearm goes through all the reliability testing. so, you know, it's going to work. we're putting this going through that same set of reliability but there is skepticism from gun shop owners. every guy on the planet is basically held together with been springs. that stuff is physical. if you put a break into that. >> that require some sort of electronic into this. and the batteries did, for example, why? >> yeah, i mean, i think that that is probably the primary concern. >> and this kind of product has been promised for years and has the potential for a big industry shake-up, particularly in states with tighter gun laws that might only support smart guns. >> and that was markie. martin reporting for us tonight. the smart gun would retail for about $900. for your money.
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tonight, california sent out the last batch of golden state stimulus checks today. at least that's what the schedule shows on the state tax board website. the checks can take up to 3 weeks to show up once they're mailed. california begin issuing stimulus payments of up to $1100 last summer. governor newsome is hinting that lawmakers may consider another one, but it's not part of the new budget released yesterday. california department of housing and community development hcd. >> now has 62 million more dollars from the u.s. treasury to help renters who fell behind on their housing payments during the pandemic. according to the htc the a golden state, california received more than 30% of all federal funds. that word dedicated for this purpose. despite that, it still falls short of the demand needed.
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some say the hcd says the state will continue to request funds to try to help struggling households in the months to come. and still ahead tonight, how a pregnant woman's co workers jumped in to help. when she started giving birth at work. >> and next up in sports, the warriors beginning their four-game road trip tonight in memphis, looking to snap the grizzlies nine-game winning streak. sports director jason dumas shows us how they fared coming up. but first, california, now one step closer to implementing a universal health care system. what that could look like and why the proposal still has a long way to go before becoming long way to go before becoming reality. rn about covid-19 the more questions and worries we have. calhope can help with free covid-19 emotional support. call 833-317-4673 or live chat at calhope.org today.
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anxious about the future, you're not alone. calhope offers free covid-19 emotional support. call 833-317-4673 or live chat at calhope.org today. >> a big story tonight. state lawmakers today moved forward with an effort to create a single payer universal health care system here in california, our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains the debate and what's next for the proposal? >> with an 11 to 3 vote, the assembly health committee approved a bill aiming to make single payer universal health care. a reality in california. you like? >> the entire health care system. the last us with ab 1400 establishes and sets the rules for cal care. a proposed single payer health care program for california residents in a separate bill.
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lawmakers are hoping to ask voters to approve several tax increases to pay for it. we have a health care system this far. >> that's far too much suffering and into it. particularly here in the wealthiest state, in the wealthiest nation on earth after tuesday's more than 3 hour long hearing ab 1400 still faces many hurdles in a tight yeadline because it was introduced last year. it must pass through another committee in the entire assembly before the end of the month. in order for it to stay alive this session, some democrats and republicans opposed to the bill say it has too many unknowns, including funding and how it will affect retirees and the medical workforce. >> so many unanswered questions, it faces opposition from some medical and business groups, including the california chamber of commerce is not a time to start a brand-new study room here out funded by unsustainable taxes, play some employers trying to survive the >> before getting elected, governor gavin newsome campaigned on a push for single payer healthcare newsome this year is proposing his own version of universal
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healthcare by expanding the state's health insurance to cover all low income californians regardless of immigration status. when asked if he'll support ab 1400. here's how the governor responded. >> i have not had the opportunity to review that plan. no one is presented its make. the bill now heads to the appropriations committee in sacramento. ashley zavala kron. 4 news. >> a special tribute today on the house floor to honor the late nfl legend at east bay congressman eric swalwell lead that tribute. his district includes pleasanton, which is, of course, where that and spent his adult life and passed away in. >> december of this past year. madden was the head coach of the raiders from 1969. to 78. he then went on to become one of the most popular popular nfl commentators in history. but congressman swalwell says john madden was much more than a football icon. he was a fixture in the east bay community. >> john madden was simultaneously a larger than life hall of fame coach and
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broadcaster, but also someone you can hang out with and have a cold miller light at the outback steakhouse in dublin after his grandsons football game. bump into at ace hardware on a saturday afternoon looking at power tools. or join for ham and eggs after mass on a sunday morning at vick's all-star kitchen on main street in pleasanton. well, our nation mourns his passing at the age of 85. the loss is particularly felt and the tri valley community. we share. >> swalwell went on to say whether you knew him as coach madden or the famous broadcaster boom or video game icon. more recently. the kids know that way. there's no denying the legacy mad leaves behind in football and pop culture. a public memorial service will be held for madden on february. 15th in oakland, the exact details of that will be released sometime
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next month. >> and now kron 4 sports brought to you by xfinity. >> the warriors on leg, one of a four-game road trip. it starts down in memphis against the grizzlies team. that has been a thorn in the dove side. that doesn't just 4, 4, in the last 8 games they've played against memphis. but it helps when you get klay thompson back clay making his first appearance on the road this year. and the 2nd quarter grizzly pouring it on up 16. john morant on the break. he's a terror on the brake extend that lead with 18 0rd quarter. slowly chipping away. klay thompson with the 3. he had 14 point. then just a minute later, back to back threes by the brothers have waiting to see that 27 10 10 for closing moments of quarter. up up and
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away. gary payton the second ago that it would with the assist. but memphis, they kept on dyer williams. the stanford product catches the alley. you he finished with 17 off the bench. and here's the nail in the coffin. john morant the hoop and the harm. that puts his game out of reach. 29 for john moran. he is becoming a superstar in front of our eyes. warriors fall one, 16, one. 0, 8, after the game. klay thompson was asked if this young this team mirrors a young golden state team years ago. >> they're a good team. i mean, the record reflects that. but i don't and our teams are pretty unique kind of. specials early championship use kind of change the way the game is played. but other good team, i mean, tough for the west. possible playoff matchup down the road and we do not take them lightly. >> plays like good but not dana college hoops. now, the
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stanford cardinal taking on usc picking up in the 2nd half usc by for harrison ingram nails. the 3 had a double double 21 in 10, 10 seconds left the nail in the coffin. stanford. >> takes down number 5 ranked u.s. c that is their first win against a top 10 team fans get this. they did so way back in 2000, 7 when they be u c l stand for. >> meanwhile, we've got past the games. we've got past the clay come back. now we're waiting on james wiseman, the second-year center still rehabbing that torn mcl that he suffered last season. >> it's been 9 months since we're getting close to that returned. steve kerr said he expects wiseman to ramp up contact drills this week. weidman we actually in memphis
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on monday night to get a jersey retired by his high school. but here's steve kerr on his prize working. >> rehab is going really he's his knee is really good is spirits are up. he's bouncing around high energy. he's getting ready you know, play with with some contact and it's exciting just to see a smile on his face and to see him him back. you know, after this long absence and so i'm i'm thrilled for him and thrill for us too. >> the sharks at home taking on the detroit red wings over time. we've got a tie game. red shot but logan to floor, they're for cleanup duty sharks get the win 3 to 2. they'll face. >> no league best. new york rangers on thursday at the shark tank. we expect to have full live coverage there with >> kylen mills on kron 4. all
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>> it's a straight out of a movie, a pregnant woman in colorado unexpectedly goes into labor at work and her co-workers have to jump in to help her out. carly moore has the story. >> 5 pounds, 9 ounces. this tiny bundle of joy. never in a million years it was in a movie just 2 days old already
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has the story of a lifetime. i called my husband was like, oh, i think that these are contractions at this point. they're not braxton hicks anymore. i'm pretty sure one of the libor you see julie, she was at work at the car, hop sales office in lakewood when her coworkers unexpectedly became part of her birth story, have and take a lot of screaming and a lot they want endure the pain going on. but, you know, a lot of it was on my and just remaining calm, trying to keep her calm and trying to keep her breathing. we didn't have any towels. we didn't have it. >> where business? we're not in the business of. >> babies say be jersey. here is tiny but healthy and just >> very grateful that there was no complications. there are so many things that could happen in that situation and everything happened perfectly very quickly. back at home. the mom of 2 is bank full for her co-workers. >> stood up and then we had to do and help me out. and i
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really appreciate it because i don't know, should he had bomb. >> dad. and the car have crew won't soon forget. i mean, might not put this on my resume, my resume have life. it certainly will be a story. i tell my kids, my grandkids, i don't know where this fits on a resume, but i'm i'm going block it away and hold. it is like one of my most treasured memories. >> that's a great story. well, we've got girl scout cookie season officially kicking off a nationally today. this year. the organization is bringing back the favorites like, you know, thin mints samoas. it. caramel delights. and there's a new addition this year to it is called that you're looking at it. it's the adventure full cookie. these well, it just left, but it's kind of like little brownies with a dash of sea salt on top. the girl scouts are returning to in-person selling after making changes during the pandemic. one of the changes is doordash deliveries. customers can order cookies from the app starting next month. all
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right. a college quite gifts. this christmas came home. >> from the holidays, million dollars richer. brian donahue is a math major at the university of virginia. lucky guy woke up christmas morning to a lottery ticket in his stocking only to find. donahue turned in the ticket for the grand prize of a million bucks after taxes, he plans to use some of his winnings to help pay for college. and a huge asteroid more than twice the size of the empire state building. he's expected to race past earth at 43,000 miles an hour, the asteroid will make its flyby on january. 18th a week from today. one 51 pacific time. it will be too small to see with the naked eye is that am or pm? do we know? but it should be visible with a telescope. they say the asteroid's
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approach will give astronomers the chance to study the surface and learn more about these ancient space rocks. it's the closest the asteroid will come to earth for another 2 centuries abc and don't look up that the new movie about. some like jennifer lawrence andre saw uk our floor director andre, saw it's a yes at times. well, lawrence, looks up a lot. this guy. all right. we've got look up but don't want to see one of those big coming at to call any time too soon to see that in our past. but don't want to see that out there we do have some quiet conditions around the bay area. some. >> clouds drifting overhead. it looks nice out toward the golden gate bridge. a little breezy in spots. temperatures right now. 43 get a little cool in the santa rosa. now 44 in the napa valley, 50 right now in fremont. and 52 degrees in oakland overnight tonight. we are going to see more of those high clouds kind of streaming up above by tomorrow morning. when you wake up,
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maybe some dense fog into the delta, the central valley. if you're headed that direction, watch out thick fog early on. some very low visibilities. but as we head through the day and not a bad day, you can see a lot of sunshine then late in the day. all of a sudden start to see these clouds coming up from the south from the service all the way just off the coastline of southern california. so it's going make for nice sunset, i think again, for tomorrow night, temperature wise. i think we're talking about some very nice numbers outside 60 degrees downtown san francisco got numbers in the 60's along the coastline to get offshore wind that could very easily a pump. those up near 70 degrees by tomorrow afternoon. again, 64 degrees in millbrae about 66 south san francisco. as you work your way inside the peninsula should be a very nice day. some nice mild temperatures. 66 degrees in redwood city getting your 70 plus degrees in parts of the south bay by tomorrow afternoon. really a nice day as we're going to see sunshine to make sure some high clouds up above. 69 in union city about 68 degrees in small the new-look about 68 degrees in
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after that, foggy start to the morning into the delta giving way to some sunshine, dry conditions in the afternoon. then looking out of the next few days, we're looking good. high pressure sitting over head that is going to bring some dry except for some clouds moving overhead. well, just don't feel a lot like the middle of winter, but there you go. at least the next 10 days. we're staying high and dry guys here in the bay area. all right, lawrence, and that does it for us at 10 o'clock. thanks for joining us. appreciate you watching. stay healthy. stay safe. kron. 4 morning news starts at 04:00am.
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