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>> vice president kamala harris in the bay area today, she has been talking about what she calls a maternal health care crisis forced. catherine heenan is here with more on what the vice president is saying. kathryn, actually probable a-list along of some really troubling statistics. she says that maternal health care is a matter of life and death. and in some sectors. >> the u.s. is really failing. harris visited, but expecting families at ucsf. she talked to health workers about the challenges they're facing. she says women in the u.s. are dying at a higher rate from pregnancy-related causes than any other wealthy or develop nation. and for some women, the risk is much higher. >> black women are 3 times as likely to die from pregnancy
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related complications. native women. more than twice as likely to die. and women who live in rural america. where there are many maternal care deserts. they are about 60% more likely to die. and a big factor which contributes to these outcomes. of course, it's systemic inequities. the differences in how people are treated based on who they are. or where they live. >> she says the biden administration is now giving states the ability to expand medicaid coverage to women who have given birth instead of the current 2 months of postpartum care, it would be a full year. 11 states, including california, are doing that. harris is calling on all states to do so. pam and ken, catherine, thank you. >> former president barack
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obama is also in the bay area today he spoke a stanford university's cyber policy center this afternoon. former president obama encourage everyone to keep asking hard questions to stay informed and to treat one another. with respect. he also talked about the danger that dis information poses to democracy. in his speech. the former president also said that there's a need for more oversight on social media companies. 4 zone forecast says we give you a live look outside hill. i think we're looking at the city toward the golden gate bridge, but but i'm not sure when to it was beautiful. you can see the >> nice cumulus clouds office and the fog there's so much going on in the atmosphere right now, but we're going to see more of that activity out there tonight. some
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thunderstorms likely to roll in across parts of the bay area. we're seeing some of that happened now outside the clouds continue to move on by there. you can just see the golden gate bridge disappear behind the fog once again. but out there at active afternoon as numerous storms popping up outside the watching this cell very closely. in fact, now start to intensify a bit. this making its outside pushing toward the northeast at this point. probably going to move through the northern and eastern parts of conquer, too. so watch out for that as we take you down to some street level again, these storms tend to propagate in similar areas once they get started. we're seeing that happen here. so this was going to be making its way in north easterly direction right here. that to take about 6.37. it's there and it's bringing with it some very heavy rainfall right there. the core that storm system, we're talking over an inch and a half per hour. that is a big storm rolling through in that direction. there's also stormy weather across the bay. and now let's begin in parts of the peninsula taking closer look here. you can see near palo alto in redwood city now looking at some stronger
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storms moving through in redwood city, that cell that's developing now just east of menlo park, bring some heavy rainfall there, long bay road and broadway street further to the south continue to bring more rain in that direction, too. but some of the now pushing into the bay and eventually it's going make its way across the bay. you can see there cross there little road and then make its way over to places like oakland and into parts of the union city. so, yeah, we've got some very active weather not only there, but in the north bay. 2 storms continue to roll by and more that overnight tonight, some heavy storms likely to move in right around 10 or 11 o'clock tonight. expect the possibility of more storms thunderstorms and hail and of course rain too. thank you, lord. so former priest and convicted child molester charged with manslaughter while driving under the influence was in court today. >> 75 year-old stephen kingsley is charged with hitting 2 victims in the community of ross. more in walnut creek. he struck a couple while he was driving. they were walking on the sidewalk. they're coming back
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from a trivia game night at a local recreation facility. 64 year-old curtis gunn died at the scene and his wife moreland was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. today the judge issued kids lea stay away. order from the surviving victim. he's previously served time for molesting several children at parishes in fremont and pinole. he's due back in court next thursday. >> the kristin smart murder trial will be moved from san luis obispo to monterey county, the san luis obispo county judge assigned to that trial agreed with the defense that media coverage would make it difficult to find an unbiased jury. 45 year-old paul flores and his father. ruben flores, are charged in the 1996 disappearance of cal poly student. kristin smart prosecutors say that paul flores killed smart while trying to rape her in his dorm room. his father is charged with helping dispose of her body. both have pleaded not guilty. smart's remains have never been found.
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>> thousands of nurses and support staff who hit the picket lines for a day at 15 different sutter health uocations earlier this week are now walked out of their jobs until saturday. here's some video of the protest tone outside the man as campus of center health on monday. the protesters said the move was over. the lack of transparency. they claim to be dealing with regarding stockpiles of covid ppe and because of problems with contact tracing sutter. health says they brought on filin on five-day contracts to cover the duties of the. workers who walked out. they also said union leaders were made aware of the conditions for those employees who chose to strike. >> elan musk now says he has the money to buy twitter. musk says he has lined up. 46 and a half billion dollars in financing and is now trying to negotiate with the company. the financing would allow him to buy all of twitter's common stock at $54.20 a share in what's known as a tender offer. but musk has not
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decided whether he will try to bypass twitter's board of directors, which has been working to prevent this move us currently owns about 9% of the twitter shares. >> still ahead, a special delivery to the city of oakland. what amazon is planning to help out the city's you and is force the warriors gearing up for game 3 in denver will have a live report from the arena. plus the giants and the a's in action today. kate rooney has those highlights. coming up. >> and the immigration debate is heating up in washington. as the biden administration prepares rollback of pandemic immigration restriction. >> details on the lawsuit has been filed by more than 20 states.
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>> the white house says it is planning to lift the title. 42 pandemic immigration restrictions at the end of next month. but more than 20 states with republican attorneys general are suing to require the biden administration to keep those restrictions in place. a reporter anna wiernicki in washington, d.c., with more on what this means. >> we are planning and preparing for the end of title. 42. the white house says it's ramping up security at the southern border in preparation for may 23rd the day the sweeping pandemic border restrictions known as title. 42 are set to expire. that includes moving officers, agents detest volunteer force
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personnel to rapidly decompress point along the border and more efficiently process migrants. the department of homeland security estimates that when title 42 18,000 additional migrants will cost the u.s. mexico border each day, you know, to see an explosion of illegal immigration, south carolina republican senator lindsey graham says the white house has kept republicans in the dark on how exactly they plan to feed transport and provide temporary shelter for these migrants. this going to be a signal to everybody in the world. come on. republicans are calling on the biden administration to keep the title 42 health authority in place until border patrol is properly equipped to handle the expected surge of migrants. >> delaware democratic senator chris said on cbs face the nation that he supports, extending the restrictions to give the administration more time to release their plan. my hope is that that will be reconsidered appropriately. i know that there are both republicans and democrats
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calling for >> a reconsideration. but the white house is extending title. 42 is up to congress. so if lawmakers want to extend it, they need to act in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. >> up next, a spinal large budget surplus in california. a new report calls governor newsom's budget unsustainable. newsom's budget unsustainable. we'll explain why next. what can i du with less asthma? with dupixent, i can du more.. catching my train... making moves... ♪ making a connection... a train connection. that's how you du more with dupixent, which helps prevent asthma attacks. dupixent is not for sudden breathing problems. it's an add-on-treatment for specific types of moderate-to-severe asthma that can improve lung function for better breathing in as little as two weeks. and can reduce, or even eliminate, oral steroids. and here's something important. dupixent can cause allergic reactions that can be severe.
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saying that governor newsom's proposed budget for the upcoming year is unsustainable. the independent legislative analyst's office says the proposed spending combined with the state's surplus nationally, california into a budget shortfall. our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains. >> as governor gavin newsome prepares his updated state budget. he and the legislature will need to balance it in a way that avoids a big budget problem. the independent legislative analyst's office hopes the legislature in financial decisions. the office is mourning budget deficits in the billions could be on the way if newsom spending plan is approved as currently proposed. that coupled with a budget surplus that will trigger the state appropriations limit. also known as the gan limit. the legislature may want to consider essentially rejecting around 10 billion dollars of the governor's proposed spending in the governor's budget. it seems confusing. how can the state have budget problems when it's over collecting money? the says each time the state over collects in triggers the
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limit. each extra dollar coming in over the limit becomes associated with a $1.60 in required spending, very counter intuitive. but we're actually in a situation where >> each additional dollar of revenue above the limit actually worsened our budget outlook. >> the says over time the state will not be able to handle this even if the economy continues to grow or if it heads in a downturn. governor newsom's department of finance says it's aware of the morning noting his proposed spending plan will change next month. the governor's mindful of what the state's fiscal >> pictured is going to look like 2, 3, 4 years down the road. and that's one of the reason that, well, we've seen as relatively good revenue picture in recent months. he's he's being very cautious and judicious about. but the says rejecting the governor's proposal for new spending is just a short term solution for the concern that will be ongoing for the state. the says there are 2 long-term solutions. >> the first is cutting taxes over time, republican assembly
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vice chairman vince fong has been pushing for this and the the states as the spending limit. there is a requirement that revenue that the money that has been sent by taxpayers is returned back to taxpayers. >> and we need to do that on a permanent basis. the other option is asking voters to change the state appropriations limit, which was set in the 70's. i don't know if you can take a stance on it that's necessary. i'm not going to get ahead of what the governor's decisions are going to be or legislature's for that matter. but i think it's pretty clear. >> that things are are world differently in the california economy. governor newsom's revised version of his state spending plan is due mid-may in sacramento. ashley zavala kron. 4 news. >> kamare libby schaff announced that amazon will donate $300,000 to help support 3 oakland organizations dedicated to improving students lives and career. the money will help children get to and through college is as well as buying learning tools, including laptops and computers.
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>> but what we're doing today is really a testament to that spirit that our community is an divided we are united behind our children. >> the mayor also said amazon will announce more investments in oakland communities next month. >> and now kron 4 sports. >> the splash brothers are getting ready for another pool party this time in denver. at least that's what the warriors are hoping for in game 3 set to tip off in just a few moments. time here. they're hoping that the combination of steph curry, klay thompson and jordan poole can keep the points flowing with some stout defense to keep nicol jokic and the nuggets in check. winning 3 in a row in the postseason is certainly a tall order. for more on tonight's matchup, we go to ball arena in denver where bruce hurtle joins us now live. hi, bruce. >> kate, good to hear you tonight. let me tell you what
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the warriors, 2 and a half point favorites to go to 3 and o in this best of 7 set against the denver nuggets team that frankly imploded in game 2. the news of the day, steve kerr announcing earlier this morning that steph curry would increases minutes but still come off the bench. steph curry for his part in comments to later that afternoon said he expects to be back in the starting lineup sooner rather than later. we'll have to see how that plays out. he talked a little bit about how he switched his pre-game routine. so as not to burn through adrenaline, the first 5 or 6 minutes that he was actually on the bench. so we talked a little bit about the psychology coming off the bench certainly hasn't hurt him very much. he's averaged 23 minutes in the 2 games off the bench and of course, had 34 in 23 minutes in the game to win at chase just last weekend. so as for the
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nuggets, they have lost 6 straight games. now in the playoffs dating back to the second round last year against the phoenix suns. a little bit of an oddity with the nuggets. they're actually a better team on the road where they were 9 games over 500 this season. then they are at home. were there only 5 games above event, which is a little bit odd when you stop to think about it. now, the nuggets michael malone in comments to us tonight was asking about the speed of the game and the type of pace that they want to play at compared to obviously what the warriors do. coach malone thought for a moment and said, well, we're more like a so. and the warriors are like a monster and so that's how he depicted what he wants to do. he wants to slow this game down knowing that the warriors are going to play a very high rate. we talked to steve kerr moments ago about that and said, well, if you ever owned a pinto or a mas or it, his answer was, you know,
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i've always been in there in somewhere in between. i suggested that he has been driving a steamroller of late 2 and a half point favorites tonight. tipoff coming up in about 20 minutes here in denver. kate. >> thank you so much, bruce. an interesting soundbite there. didn't the pinto used to blow up? so maybe that's his strategy. blow up. the warriors game plan will see. all right. let's go to the diamond now. the big apple has not been so kind to the giants and their four-game series with the mets. san francisco looking to get out of this series with the split today. there seemed to be no shortage of giants fans in new york. this young fan enjoying something. you're looking food. bottom of the first no score. francisco lindore. takes anthony desclafani deep to right into the upper deck. that gives the mets an early one. nothing lead to top of the second 2 on for thai restaurant up. and he. grounds one into right. just past the dive of jeff mcneil coming in to score is brandon crawford.
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and just like that, giants tied up at one bottom of the 3rd mets up by 2, 2, on for former mark hanna and he lines one into left for a base one run scores. the second run scores. mets extend their lead to 4 giants fall. 62 0st time this season that they lose the series. taking a look to shake it off in washington as they take on the nationals tomorrow. and finally, the a's looking to take this series against baltimore. bottom of the 3rd, no score christian patchy sends this one high and deep to left. that was gone. patchy second homer of the season is lead one. nothing. bottom of the 5th. they're up a run. one on for sean murphy and he crushes one to left. no doubt about it. the 2 run blast extends oakland's lead to 3 a's. go on to win 6 to 4. they take 3 of 4 from baltimore. they're going to
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head out to arlington to take on the rangers tomorrow. so we get some good baseball here in the bay area and hopefully some good playoff basketball hope and tonight. hopefully we show for the mas or it and that thank you, kate will be after my car accident, i wondered what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes.
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been going now more showers out there. some heavy storms into newark right now. look at that. so moving through thunderstorms, real possibility on and off throughout the night. we've got more rain on the way. get ready. we're going to see some thunderstorms, maybe some hail throughout the night tonight more a little later on the news. all round snow. yeah. plenty of snow. a ton on the scene about 2, 3, thing. yeah. okay. yeah. thank you, lawrence. thank you for being with us tonight. we'll see you tonight at 8 o'clock. have a good night. have a nice evening.
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