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they'll be able to do most of those because not get rained on this weekend, right? yeah, no chance of rainfall in sight for us. we're going to stay dry all the way through the rest of this week into the weekend. likely all the way through next week, too. so whatever plans you have, as long as you've got the light jacket, you're pretty good to go. another you outside from our berkeley hills camera. this has been consistently clear this past week. >> continues to remain true. today you'll see some more passing clouds and he did yesterday, some hazy sunshine this morning. a couple of spots of fog inland. current temperatures range anywhere from the 40's to 50's for most areas, not seeing any 30's on the map this morning. although fairfield, you're very ceose to that of 41 degrees petaluma allay each up. 43 definitely still bundle up cough to come. a comparable temperatures to where we were yesterday later on today. daytime highs, a little cooler than yesterday's little on the cloudier side, too. but still plenty bright. i'll be breaking down what to expect this weekend. still ahead, back to rain. all
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right, john, thanks for that list to get a look at a traffic this morning from the east bay into the city. >> about 10 minutes to the fremont street exit, the san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula about 12 minute drive for you right now. get a look at the richmond center fell come you heading out to richmond? pretty quiet. still nine-minute drive in the golden gate bridge 37 to the tolls about 20 minutes for you. there. in 2021, the oakland police department arrested more than 60 homicide suspects. they recover more than 1200 guns. the city also recorded more homicides last year in any previous year. going back to 2012 four's haaziq mod-yoon sat down for a virtual one-on-one interview with the chief of oakland police covering a wide range of topics. first question. >> what does success look like in the year 2022? for the oakland police departments. >> i think success looks like >> you know, i if it can
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decrease in overall homicides and violent crime. i think we all recognize that 134 homicides far too many lives lost in our city. biggest challenge for your officers in 2022. because biggest challenges are being asked to do so much with so few resources starting january 22nd additional police resources will be on the ground in east oakland, expanding from 2 police districts to 3 police districts. >> the strategic game. >> hopefully getting to calls quicker so that community sees a greater presence when when it call 911. >> his police department's response to an emerging trend of car caravans coming to oakland targeting marijuana we push that information out immediately. we deployed officers into the areas where these dispensaries are located and we believe we these individuals from coming into our city and causing havoc to these businesses priority for you to get the department
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finally in compliance with the negotiated settlement agreement. i'm encouraged by the fact that the judge said that will come back in april. but couple task that we need to get complete it, but also with a pathway towards full compliance. and so i think that's going to be what our focus i think that's also a morale booster for department regarding officer out the oakland city council approves that additional police academy, which would seem to be like a boost of how do you see it? >> well, i think it's a boost of support. i think officers know that help is on the way. >> 2 weeks into the new year, the city of oakland has recorded 4 homicides twice as many at this time in 2021. has it. but kron 4 news. >> also in oakland, police say they need your help finding an elderly woman who was assaulted by someone in chinatown. police released this video of that attack. you can see the woman walking down the street when a person walking behind or shoved her to the ground. this happened
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monday at the corner of 9th in franklin street just outside the pacific renaissance plaza officers arrived on scene but were not able to locate the victim. the president, oakland's chinatown, chamber of commerce says the community does feel supported by the police department and that they will help catch the suspect. >> this is not the west it was the beginning of last year in 2021. that's when we have so many seasons. we were real concerned. yes, we should have have india open police and the pressing puneh. i have, you know, committee, which has been helping. we know that the lunar new year is will be prepared for that will see increased staffing in chinatown. and so we'll continue to work with our like the chinatown chamber of commerce to be able to solve those issues. >> police say the suspect was last seen heading north on franklin street. a woman is dead after being hit by car in antioch. the car took off
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after the collision. that happened yesterday evening near delta. fair ball of our in san jose drive. police say they found a woman on the road and provided medical assistance, but she later died from her injuries. police do not have a description of the car that hit that woman. now on to our coronavirus coverage, more and more parts of the bay area are implementing booster shot mandates. a new survey suggesting the majority of restaurants in san francisco are in favor of such a mandate. owners are hoping this change could keep more of their employees able to work. kron four's. dan kerman has that story. >> a new golden gate restaurant association survey finds half would support a mandate that all customers over 12 have a booster to dine inside. >> about 50% are supportive or would be supportive of a city wide mandate or a wider geographic mandate. 25% are still you know, last week, i'm sure changed. now with the new data. currently, the city
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requires restaurants to check that patrons are vaccinated. but at the present time, the city is only recommending restaurants. check for boosters. >> the restaurant association says unless there's a mandate, it's unlikely most restaurants will voluntarily come on board. a mandate would be a different thing. ideally, it's at the state level so that we don't lose business to other areas of the state. i mean, if interested in in keeping everybody moving to a safer position the wider, the area, more fair it for everybody. >> also the easier the message it is for everybody. however, some san francisco restaurants like zuni >> have moved ahead on their own requiring what the cdc calls up to date vaccinations, which includes boosters if eligible, they say it's all about following the advice of medical experts need to the ultimate means of protection in terms of so we wanted to create the safest environment we could so far as any hasn't had to close its stores during
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omicron. >> they chalk that up. not only did this policy but also a rigorous masking program for its staff and a rigorous testing program for its staff. dan kerman kron. 4 news. >> well, in the east bay, oakland will soon require proof of vaccination at indoor public locations. this action takes effect february 1st by tomorrow, businesses are required to post an advisory notice. here's the list. proof of vaccination is going to require for people 12 years and older is i restaurants and bars. entertainment venues and recreation facilities. gyms fitness centers, yoga studios, senior adult care facilities, large indoor events that city alone done privately owned facilities and city hall. however, in the case of city hall in tree, only it patron must show proof of a recent negative covid test within 72 hours of entry and a photo id in lieu of show improve vaccination. this option is to ensure that members of the public who may not be able to meet the vaccination
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requirements for insurance to city hall may fully benefit from the public services, provide it. the san francisco department of public health says mask should be upgraded and vaccines need to be updated as well. health officials say the cloth mask alone is no longer good enough. it should be worn over a well fit surgical mask. if at all. the experts are also saying mash such as a kn. 95 offer better protection from the variant because of how easily omicron has spread from person to person. >> side here, you can see that they always told this is not a well. fitted masks can linger in the air like dandelions, awful long, a period. so if you're making a lot of virus just close the way people talking and so on, you can have a little bit more linger in the air. >> a cave in to the city of also been downsizing boosters are going to be required on february. 1st, for those who are eligible. and the north bay, the surge of the omicron variant strikes a blow to the
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release of a popular beer santana rosa russian river brewing companies postponing their 2 week. ply me the younger event kron four's dan thorn has that story. >> the lines of people who show up from all over to taste pliny the younger. we'll have to wait a little longer. the makers of the world famous triple i have pushed the release date from february 4th to march 20 fit definitely very really. it was the only responsible thing to do. natalie who co-owns russian river brewing company with her husband says they made the difficult decision to delay after talking with sonoma county health leaders. the county is banned large gatherings for the next month and the chillers those felt the february release at their windsor and santa rosa pubs needed to be pushed back. the last thing you want to do is invite 25,000 people. >> to arbery's over the you know, to release period coming from knows where being, you know, their committees. and then also, you know, we're
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already in the med. so. >> our own issues like many restaurants, bars and breweries in the area. russian river has been challenged with unprecedented staffing issues last week. both the santa rosa and windsor pubs were forced to close because of infections and exposures among staff. russian river brewing has also been experiencing a slowdown of business throughout the latest search. is optimistic about the new release date and even suggested the new date may become permanent for those still looking to grab a pint applied to the younger next month. says wholesale accounts will still be getting kegs beginning the week of february 7th. it's unfortunate, but we've been doing this for 2 years. so. we think we can get through reporting in santa rosa, dan thorn kron. 4 news. coming up next on the kron. 4 morning news. the forty-niners prep for their sunday playoff game in dallas. >> sports director jason dumas has the latest from coach shanahan. we'll be right back.
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dry. >> nothing coming along to be breaking that up. even though we did see a weak frontal boundary push through last night wasn't enough to break apart the dry trend of weather. we've had. you can see outside appear 15, the flags not moving at all. it's actually fairly still mourning right there on the embarcadero. we do have some cloud cover, some offshore showers. none of that is going make its where direction aside from the clouds that we are seeing out there for some areas. >> that high pressure ridge just shaking up a little bit by that weak trough that pushed through. >> high pressure builds right back in, though. and that's going to keep us dry through this weekend on into next week. long range forecast looking likely into next the following weekend as well. so as for a future cast, you can see a little bit of cloud cover today. still bright at times, though, tomorrow will be even brighter with conditions for the weekend looking plenty comfortable as long as you've got the light jacket, these upper 50's and low 60's that we're going to be holding on to for much of the forecast are going to be feeling pretty good. now. you
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notice temperatures not quite as warm as they were yesterday. we're not looking at the upper 60's like yesterday for the south bay. you won't be in the near 70 degree mark territory anymore, but you still will be solid 60's and still plenty comfortable with the sunshine that you will have pleasanton at 61 oakland right at 60 degrees. sonoma at 62 in the meantime, mill valley, you'll also rise right to 60 tomorrow's highs. not much different than today's. we will see a subtle cooldown into early next week. taking us back into the upper 50's note that we don't have really any changes just yet. we're staying dry. we're staying mostly sunny for most areas, inland lows, get cold into the 30's beside in coastal lows, chilly in the 40's rain. tom, thank you for that. all right. we're looking at your traffic this morning. still pretty light in this 04:00am hour. >> heading into the city to that fremont street exit about a 9 at drive. you can see the meteor lights are still off. let's get a look at the san mateo bridge. a 13 minute commute for you as you're traveling. no accidents or hazards heading out of
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richmond across towards center. phil, you can make that commute in about 10 minutes and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls about a 20 minute drive for you. there now to bay area the forty-niners are getting ready for their showdown with the dallas cowboys. and derek carr is excited to make his playoff debut for the radars across for sports director jason dumas says those details for us. >> well, folks, it is dallas week on wednesday, the niners had their first full practice ahead of their wild card matchup at jerry's world. jimmy g was limited at practice, but he still threw the ball. a signs point to him being back under center on sunday. this is the niners team that, in my opinion, has all the ingredients for a run. they are battle tested. they just need to put it all together. what better stage to do that then at cowboy stadium and the niners know that given the rich history of this rivalry, it won't be just an ordinary playoff game.
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>> whenever you in the playoffs, you know, the magnitude of the game and then you come in a place like the foreigners play the cowboys with the rich history of the super bowl's. a playoff games, nfc championships. you know, obviously getting a chance to be a part of some of that history is definitely something you can enjoy as an older player. they got very good they got very good schemes. i'm watching their defense just mean, it looks so much to me like a dan quinn he's changed a lot schematically in coverage isn't everything. but the way those 11 guys play and attack the ball and go for the ball. >> he's got them not a coincidence. early in the league in turnover getting turnovers. >> derek carr will finally make his playoff debut on saturday against the bengals car has led the team to the postseason before in 2016, the raiders were cruising with an 11 3 record before car broke his leg in week. 16 the raiders were rolled by the houston texans in the wild-card game with connor
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cook under center. it was less than ideal carr said he's happy to finally get his postseason opportunity. but this is not the end goal. don't forget. we've already done you know, this is the second time i just get to play this you know, i think. >> for me, it's an exciting time. let's go. but at same time. my goal wasn't just to make the playoffs. it was a part of it. but you always have bigger goals and bigger dreams and trying to achieve more. so for me, it's exciting. but still trying to keep the laser focus on the job at hand. >> college hoops cal at washington. early 2nd, half. jared hyder. scores off the back door cut right there. nice ball finishes in the lane. but washington rallies up 3. row. brown. make the guy
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fall and knocked down 2 of his 21 points today, john david steele, grad transfer from stanford. >> if you head to day for it, he's on the 13. oh, run to take control. late this 0. 64 to 55. they take on watch this state on that. >> all righty. that is your look at sports. all right. well, that was jason dumas supporting now kickoff for the raiders playoff game against the cincinnati bengals is set for one 30 on saturday and the niners are going to kick off against the cowboys on sunday at one. 30 will want to miss those games. well, the demand for c 9 and other guy dogs has never been higher. roosevelt left which introduces us to some puppies in training getting ready to make future owners lies a lot better. >> a plane full of pups admitted when you heard that sentence, it instantly brought a smile to your face. and even though it may look like one of them is actually flying the plane, they're not that smart yet. but given some time they
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will do something even better than looking adorable in the cockpit. they'll give a person who is sight impaired a chance to be mobile. and you've got your hands this is fenway who's just beginning the journey to becoming a guide spend the next year and a half with key lorrie wagner who live near cleveland, who will teach the basic manners that a guide dog needs to know you're walking the dog squirrels. what a doggone squirrel. >> well, they learned you don't do that. they just go okay. and i keep top of the has those manners and more. she finished her guide dog training on new york city streets and is ready to go to her new owner, guiding eyes for the blind as a network of volunteer traders across the country like the wagners who teach those basic skills. ceo thomas panek says it's a monthslong process to get a dog ready to handle daily activities like navigating city streets are being in an office or in a store. right now, there are more than 200 people with vision impairments who are waiting for their for lake partner and the need for trainers and for the dogs to help. others has never been as
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critical as it is. now. >> as a person who's by myself, reaching out and asking for help from a stranger. there's a little less comfortable than it used to given these time. so having a guy that your side to help you with mobility that the demand has increased significantly once a dog is ready, it is immediately given a home. these 2 are done with training and will soon be in the hands of the visually impaired person. >> and that's a tough time for puppy raisers as they're called. these are folks who love dogs so much that they have to let them go because they know they're needed to help make someone else's life a lot easier. hard to fall in love with it's hard. we tried. >> in middlefield roosevelt left which >> what a sweet story. we'll be right back after the break.
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welcome back. 4.54. on this thursday morning. getting close to the weekend after what has been such a dry and sunny week. >> today we're going to keep that going at the coastline. do expect daytime highs to peak solidly in the upper 50's for many spots. a few passing clouds and cool afternoon. still plenty bright. our inland areas will see some hazy sunshine highs climbing right back into the 60's. not quite as warm as yesterday was with the south bay, most notably out of the upper 60's back down into the low to mid 60's today. as you can see the oakland hayward, san francisco, among many areas that will peak right at 60 degrees later on.
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>> rain, john, thanks for that. he will dating can be challenging. but a new survey finds being open to therapy may make you more attractive to potential partners. the dating app hinge found 88% of singles on that app preferred dating someone who goes to therapy and 97% of his uses. but for today, it's someone who actively talks and takes care of their mental health. the dating app predicts ignoring your mental health will be the biggest dating deal breaker of 2022. a new survey reveals what people do and their spouses leave the house. 2 thirds of the respondents to the poll for ring and said they either binge watch tv shows or movies at the partner doesn't like more than a 3rd says they cook with a baker. they do things their significant other doesn't like to do. the same number said they either talk to their pets or talk to myself. you know, coming up in the next hour, nurses are
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taking >> to protest across the bay area protesting better covid protections will have more details about that in a live report and the discussion about covid safety measures isn't over yet as sandwiches be unified school district and the teachers union are returning to negotiate some more. shortages due to the coronavirus of left shelves in grocery stores in t again, what you can expect on your next visit to the store will have that and more coming up at 5.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at >> well, good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron. 4 morning news here on thursday. january 13th, i'm reyna harvey and i've been looking at some things happening over the weekend. you've got outdoor know that golden gate park, a lot of great activities job but was a weather. will that hold for people to get looking pretty solid rain that we're not seeing anything actually to be interrupting this dry and fairly mild trend of weather that we've been in the midst of. >> won't be quite as warm as chris or crystal clear as yesterday was, though, your view outside at our half moon bay camera, obviously still a little bit on the dark side, but it is very clear out there. we're seeing some partly cloudy skies to start the day, but generally clearing the later in the day that we get. now, current
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temperatures are quite as chilly as they were yesterday for most spots. right now. most of us are in the 40's and 50's. we do have a first 30 on the map. that's you in fairfield, right at 39 degrees. berkeley at 55 right now. our most mild spot currently rain. >> thank you for that are. let's get a look at your traffic this morning. at 5 o'clock traveling from the east bay into the city. no major issues or delays about a 10 minute drive for you. there. san mateo bridge in across towards the peninsula. you can do that in about 13 minutes. let's get a look at the richmond center fell bridge about a nine-minute drive as you're headed out of richmond and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. it will be about 20 minutes for your drive. well, happening today, the san francisco unified school district and the teachers union are expected to return to the negotiating table as the 2 sides continue to hash out a deal over covid safety measures. kron 4 sarah stinson is live in san francisco with the very latest. sarah, good morning.

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