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deadly shooting of 23 month old jasper wu, who was hit by a stray bullet on an oakland freeway. but at a news conference, chp captain mike lehman did reveal a startling statistic over the past 12 months. there have been 76 freeway shootings within alameda county. most of the extreme machines occurred on interstate 5 80 interstate 80. that's an average of between 1 to 2 shootings a week. it is scary, but the reason that you should feel safe is that, um, the chances of this happening or are not high when we asked this huge p was unable to provide details of the case is their locations or how many rest they've made. but they're having many deadly incidents. last month, a man was shot and killed on 5 80 in east oakland. back in may, two teenage girls were shot dead on a party bus also on 5 80. the 76 incidents also include injury shootings and those in which no one was hurt. that was the case on highway 24 near the calico tunnel when a car was hit by gunfire in september during a road rage incident. generally speaking, the motives behind freeway shootings run the gamut.
many of these freeway shootings are random acts. um but or some of them are, um, but other other shootings take place between parties that know each other. my heart really goes out to the individuals who and their families who have been impacted by all of these freeway shootings. alameda county supervisor keith carson says it can be challenging to prevent freeway shootings before they happen. you can't be every place at the same time. but it takes that kind of a comprehensive communication network to approach these kinds of things, not knowing what they're going to take place, not knowing how to actually prevent them. now the chp is asking anyone with information cell phone or dashcam video about any freeway shooting to call their tip line that number on your screen at 70791744. reporting live the newsroom henry lee ktvu fox studios concerning for anyone who drives on the freeway, henry thank you. community members held a vigil last night at
seventh and market streets in oakland near the freeway. where young jasper we was shot. the toddler's grandfather was at the vigil and thanked the community for their well wishes, the oakland chinatown chamber of commerce says now set up a go fund me to help with funeral expenses, and investigators want anyone. who may have any information about this case to contact the chp investigative tip line. that number is 707917. and we are tracking the number of freeway shootings this year. we have an interactive map showing where and when those shootings have happened all around the bay area just had two ktvu dot com. for more information today, pfizer asked the fda to approve its covid-19 booster shot for anyone 18 and older. the company presented new data from a study showing the booster is 96% effective. at preventing symptomatic covid infections right now, the extra doses only approved for people 65 up and those at higher risk because of their medical
conditions or jobs. meantime the binding administration is making a push to get more children vaccinated with some new guidance from the surgeon general. facing out that interval dozing to six weeks, 12 weeks actually causes a stronger immune response and decreases the side effects. the body in administration is urging school districts to host clinics to provide covid-19 vaccinations to students. the alameda unified school district gave the public an inside look today at safety measures used to protect children from the coronavirus. teachers parents and district leaders were at payden elementary school in alameda this morning. they demonstrated the practices used to keep students safe and the community safe. they include masking and regular covid-19 testing, as local leaders prepare for more vaccinations of younger students. right now we have an opportunity for children ages. 5 to 11 to finally get vaccinated to have the opportunity to not have their school days disrupted anymore with incidents of having a covid. covid testing
and covid carrying cases happening for everybody. school leaders say vaccinations will be a key layer of protection for keeping schools safe. other ongoing steps include contact tracing symptom tracking quarantines for expose students and proper ventilation. governor newsom attended an event monterey today after a couple weeks of making no public appearances and remaining behind closed doors for that extent of time, just. a bit unusual for governor newsom, ktvu political reporter greg lee here now and greg. i mean when it comes to canceling his trip to the climate conference, the governor's children, right. his children had some sort of intervention. like, don't go, dad, we need you here for halloween. mike that's exactly right. the governor said missing halloween is like missing christmas for his kids. he canceled his november 1st through the third trip to scotland. only citing family obligations, and the rumor mill continued to turn. the longer the very public governor stayed out of view. today, he offered an explanation. and the kids, literally. they kind of had an intervention, they said. they
couldn't believe that i was going to miss halloween. in his first official appearance, nearly two weeks, governor gavin newsom tried to explain a very public absence and what caused him to abruptly cancel a trip to scotland for the u. n climate conference. and i woke up that next morning with. something's probably familiar. a lot of parents that knot in your stomach. had no choice. i had to cancel that trip during a fireside chat at the california economic summit, newsome explained. he's been spending time with his family and working at the capitol vogue reports. he also attended a glitzy san francisco wedding for eris ivy getty, the sudden exit from the public eye and limited explanation from his office led to lots of speculation, conspiracy theories and criticism. republican assemblyman kevin kiley wrote. governors work for the people, so an unexplained absence is always a matter of public concern. but that's especially true for governor who has claimed sole authority to control the lives of millions
weren't abducted by aliens or had no there was some twitter accounts of. that i think we'd all do well. taking some time away from social media. the governor's actual reason for attending the summit, talking about california's economic recovery. california has no pierce. continues to have no peers. we are world beating in terms of our economic growth, with all due respect to states like texas eat your heart out, despite continuing to add jobs and huge budget surplus, california's latest numbers show the unemployment rate in september at 7.5% tied with nevada for highest in the nation. the governor also urged people to stay vigilant as covid hospitalizations have risen in parts of the state. we've got to keep those boosters up, and we've got to be mindful that the job's not done, you can't spike the ball. tomorrow governor newsom will continue his public events stopping at the vaccination
site in l. a county to encourage eligible people to get their covid booster shots and where he'll likely field questions from reporters. for the first time in this stretch, mike and i'm sure a lot of folks have a lot of questions, especially about the halloween that just passed. all right, greg lee for us, greg. thank you. thousands of lower wage fast food workers walked off the job today. the move was a show support for efforts to enact a $15 an hour minimum wage statewide. ktvu south bay reporter jesse gary live now in campbell, with more on the demonstrations and their impact, jesse. julie the legislature has not scheduled to vote until early next year on a bill that would raise the state's minimum wage, possibly to $15 an hour. still activists and fast food employees want to keep their message and fight in the forefront of people's minds. in campbell, a time usually reserved for lunch break, sees a traffic break of protesters. several dozen demonstrators descend on this burger king franchise demanding
to be heard. there is a crisis in our state, and it has gone on for far too long. even before the covid epidemic, hundreds of fast food cooks, cashiers and counter workers around the bay area and across california, are participating in a one day walkout. miriam garcia and a viscous works. the early morning shift at this restaurant is the end of the heat up. forget i feel protected. i feel better inside. there's so many tensions, organizers say their angst and discomfort felt by workers is driven by low wages and a lack of power in the workplace capitalist system who put profits over people that group of this system is felt throughout our community through the workers. attendees statewide called for the passage of assembly bill 257, the fast food accountability and standards recovery act. it would set a state minimum wage of $15 an hour and create a fast food sector council. its
11 members would establish industrywide minimum standards for wage working hours and working conditions holding pandemic. pressure exposed. inequality of our system. having a minimum wage actually might ensure that people really get paid what they're worth. some experts say increasing wages can bring greater power, but there could be an unintended cost. if it's a statement on wage it can be a problem not on the coast, but in poorer parts of california. managers at this burger king say they already pay 15 50 per hour to keep in line with fast food wages in neighboring san jose. they say garcia and avishka was the only worker to step on the other side of the glass and joined the demonstration is if we don't have your voice, the corporations will win. mcdonald's sent a statement a few minutes ago, which reads in part, mcdonald's franchisees take pride in directly engaging with the accrued to provide
locally relevant benefits and programs. measures in a b 257 would disrupt the successful model, creating unnecessary obstacles. close quote. executives at jack in the box also sent us a statement, which says that they are communicating with franchisees and investigating complaints to address issues with their employees. people who are out here today say they will have a returning gauge mint shortly before there's a vote on a b 257 alive and campbell this evening, jesse gary ktvu fox news. we'll head back to you up in oakland. all right, jesse. thank you. coming up at 5 30, a workplace shooting that shocked the bay area in 2000 and 17. how former ups employees are now banding together to sue the company in charge of security at the time, plus. the investigation until last week's after world festival is ramping up as the fbi gets involved in dozens of lawsuits are filed. i'm garrett tenney in houston, with the details coming up, but first new information on a proposed pipeline that would supply water to certain areas in the north bay. and we got
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isn't that delightfully different? rain is now pulling out of the bay area. there were several good downpours over the last 24 hours and gusty winds did take down some trees in the north bay as well as a renda and lafayette. so far this season. we've had a good amount of rain not enough to end a drought, but water officials like the pattern that we've been seeing. for our area. this extraordinary rainfall we had in october. actually has created a situation where it's probably likely that will end up with at least normal rainfall this year. and at this
point, at least in the marine county in the north bay. they've had an estimated 20 inches of rain so far this season, and while it rained here in the bay area, take a look at this. it snowed in the sierra. several inches of new snow fell overnight and into this morning in the higher elevations. our chief meteorologist, bill martin has been tracking it all for us, and he joins us now with a look, bill. yes of course. early rain means it gives you a better opportunity to get normal rainfall, but we need much more than normal rainfall, so we really have to keep rooting on these weather systems. last night system was pretty darn productive. i mean, this is one of the. wetter early seasons i can remember. hence the records we saw in that atmospheric river mount tomah pius had almost five inches of rain can feel coming up on three inches of rain. occidental almost four inches of rain, mostly north bay numbers of santa cruz mountains, came in at about two inches of rain. so very significant, really good. the south bay didn't get much bloody inland valleys didn't get much. it really was about that atmospheric river, slamming into the coastal hills and just draining out water,
and that's what happened. we had tons of rain fall out in the north bay. like i say. mount tab up over 3.5 inches. santa rosa coming in at almost two inches, san francisco just under an inch and then san jose at 20.3. and that's the thing with these atmospheric rivers. they take a focus point when they when they focus on something. that's where the rainfall so look at san jose and even look at san san san francisco to san jose, right, so. three quarters of an inch more easily in san francisco in a function of maybe what 30 miles. something like that 38 miles. so you go 38 miles to the north of san francisco. boom. there's your half foot of rain or your four inches of rain. so that's how atmospheric rivers work there very productive for the or washington or the mount make shouts to area in the lake oroville area, which is always what you concern yourself with and in the mountains for snow, because you're you know you're putting snow obviously for the spring, but you're also putting water in those surface reservoirs orville and shasta, which are the two largest surface reservoirs in the state, and the two most important. so last year mark
put this together last year. san france santa rosa had at this time 1 1/100 of an inch of rain right now we're at 14 inches of rain. annual rainfall for a place like san francisco is around 20 inches, right. so sound roses already. up to that point are nearly up to that point, so we've done well. the long range model, though, drives us out, and that's one of the nice thing about. um this pattern is we're getting breaks. you know, real fist kept coming. like even last night's storm. there was significant rain. if we had one behind that you start getting hydro problems. but when you have these breaks like now we're going to see a break. you see here as a rule the model through you're going to see. everything stays to the north. well to the north. you see that arc over the top. that's just figure that's the jet stream. you see that blue and the green. it's kind of about the jet stream is so it's our king. up over. that's a ridge of high pressure. seattle gets a little rain. few clouds here and there, but dry weather and by the weekend, the temperatures are back into the sixties, easily maybe some low seventies, so we're in a pretty good spot that way in terms of rainfall
in the break, so we need to get in the mountains they did get a little bit of snow up to a foot last night. it was at higher elevations. we are basically. um waiting on the next storm. so when i come back, what we're going to do is we're gonna take a look at the long range model that actually is a long range mall it's pretty dry right through monday, but we got farther than that. and some of the models will take a peek and see what we can find. and then we'll look at the forecast in terms of temperatures. and what you can expect. cloud cover wise as we head through the rest of the week. great we'll see you soon. bill thank you. despite an improved water supply situation in the north bay, the marin municipal water district moved a bit closer. to getting a new emergency pipeline right there along the richmond san rafael bridge. ktvu tom baker joins us live from marin county with more on this project, tom. well you know, it's interesting 44 years ago, a similar pipeline actually saved marin during a very, very bad drought. the question now is will the same size pipeline or even one bigger? be enough. thanks to
recent rains, the phoenix reservoir spillway is spilling, but there are no guarantees for the future for the marin municipal water districts, 191,000 customers on tuesday the east bay municipal utilities district planning committee. outlined and refined conditions it would require before the $90 million.08 miles long emergency water pipeline could be assembled and connected to marin. they would need to find a seller and then essentially, the water would be wield through the east bay mud water distribution system to their facilities. among the many conditions. no cost to the east bay municipal utilities district or to its customers, no less water or water pressure for its own customers and acceptance of the project by the city of richmond, where the project would be connected to the east bay, the sighting locations for the pump stations. are really going to have significant impacts on the rich residents in point, richmond. and they need to be
reconsidered. their their locations are right at tewksbury and castro, which is a residential area we want for whatever those impacts are to be addressed by marin of for the richmond community, and some complain that marine is using the long known limitations on its own water storage ability. to claim it's an emergency to waive an environmental impact report. this application is premature because we're in water has not met the purpose and intent. of the california environmental quality yeah, if approved by next summer, it would pump and carry some eight million gallons a day over the richmond san rafael bridge. this is all highly complex because four or more different water agencies are involved. adding to all of this complexity is the fact that we've had a pretty good rainier so far. in the north bay. but the questions still arise. will the rains keep
coming? well, the drought be over. and when will the next drought come? how do you solve that problem? what do they need to do both now and in the future. now why a pipeline will consider this eight million gallons a day to get that over here with trucks, you'd have to have full size gasoline tanker trucks crossing the bridge 900 times every day. reporting live. tom vacar ktvu fox two news. so, tom, what's the next step? you said this could be approved by next summer and $90 million project, an eight mile long water pipeline. how long potentially would it take to build something like that? well it was certainly they get the approvals they expect to have it online in the summer of 2022. so what, eight or nine months from now? all right, tom baker reporting live for us tonight, tom. thank you. earlier today, u s senator alex padilla met with state and local leaders in san jose to talk about the
benefits of the newly passed infrastructure investments and jobs act. the lawmakers described how the bill will provide billions in federal funding for california for transportation roads, clean energy and strengthening the supply chain. i also want to mention the high speed internet provision in this bill 65 billion for the nation, but we know there are parts of our community even here in santa clara county. or high speed internet does not exist and you can go and find out where that is. when you see parents with their kids in a car outside of mcdonald's so their kids can do their homework that should not be. the bill is the nation's largest infrastructure investment in nearly a century. still to come more testimony from former sarah knows employees what a former lab director had to say today about the company's testing materials, plus. millions of people are preparing to travel this thanksgiving despite higher prices at the pump. i'm mallory vera in washington,
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80 rolling right through emeryville and burghley bumper to bumper for that tuesday evening commute as madeline rivera reports right now, there's added pressure being placed on the biden administration to bring down gas prices by the upcoming holiday. ask anyone who's on the move these days and they'll tell you gas prices are on the rise, according to triple a. the national average for a gallon of gas is 16 cents more than it was a month ago. the association also predicts more than 53 million people will travel this thanksgiving. this year. people seem to be enthusiastic about getting their families back together again, with higher prices. the biden administration is facing major criticism even from some members of his party. 11 senate democrats sent the president a letter asking that he released oil from the strategic petroleum reserve and ban exports of u. s crude oil. they were looking at all the tools in our arsenal were very concerned about the impact. of high energy prices on consumers while overseas in scotland house speaker nancy pelosi in a
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universal failed to keep workers safe. the bay area was horrified by that mass shooting in june of 2017 that left three people dead and two others injured. now the employees at that ups where that shooting occurred are saying that allied universal could and should have done more to keep them safe. the shooting at the ups facility in san francisco's potrero hill in june of 2017 shocked the bay area. police say employee jimmy lam shot and killed two of his co workers inside the facility and another outside to others were shot and survived their injuries. lamb took his own life when san francisco police arrived on the scene. now 47 workers have joined together suing allied universal security company, saying the company failed to keep them safe. that day. the ally guard did literally nothing. when lam walked through the email detector with a backpack, presumably carrying weapons and ammunition, showing photos of the weapons used in the shooting. the plaintiff's attorney asked san francisco police officer thomas smith and court quote. would this handgun
set off a metal detector? yes what material where the nine millimeter bullets you discovered in the blue backpack made of metal with those bullets have set off a metal detector? yes. defense attorneys argue that there were numerous ways into the facility and that the metal detectors were there to prevent theft. they asked officer smith if there was any proof that lamb was carrying guns and ammunition when he entered the building that day through that entrance, with the metal detector and security guard on duty, asking quote. is it correct that you have no information as to where the weapons came from? yes for instance, you do not have any information as to whether lamb brought firearms into the ups facility prior to june 14th correct. yes the attorney for the employees says his clients are still dealing with the scars both physical and emotional. following the deadly shooting enormous losses obviously had loss of life and people who were shot were survived several physical losses. but. poster mac stress disorder and mental health is a real real issue. the trial is
still underway at this time. the plaintiffs aren't asking for a specific dollar amount if the jury finds in their favor where live in san francisco christian captain ktvu fox two news. thanks christian. the prosecution rested its case today and the kyle rittenhouse murder trial. this comes after a week of testimony and newly released drone footage. prosecutors showed the jury this drone video of one of those deadly shootings. it captures the moment rittenhouse shot joseph rosenbaum during last years. protests in kenosha, wisconsin. a forensic imaging specialist, took the stand to describe the video. this is a video again clarified, um cropped into the area of interests, and this video is slowed down by 50. and is it true and accurate copy of the video that. you've created for this exhibit, and it appears to be yes. rittenhouse is also accused of killing anthony huber moments later and injuring another protester that
then 17 year old maintains he acted in self defense today in the federal fraud case against elizabeth holmes, prosecutors detailed a scathing government audit of her former company theranos as ktvu is evan sernoffsky reports of former lab director testified that the company's blood analyzers never worked. that former director was hired at theranos with the job of getting its blood testing lab back into federal compliance. but as he just testified he faced a mountain of problems. testimony in the federal fraud case against theranos founder elizabeth holmes focused tuesday on the beginning of the end for the biotech startup doctor king shook dos took the stand to detail a report. by government regulators with the centers for medicare and medicaid services. the audit found that there are no says edison machine wasn't able to perform basic lab tests.
regulators also discovered errors and patient test results. he was communicating directly with elizabeth holmes about problems that were showing up in a report about the lab. ellen kreuzberg is a law professor at santa clara university and has been following the case. it shows clearly that she had knowledge that there were problems and that there were defective outcomes and the tests that were being made. das said theranos only ran 12 tests on the edison machines despite what holmes allegedly told investors but by the time he came on board, the company had completely abandoned using the analyzers, das said. he went on to avoid all of the test results conducted on the machines when they were being used in walgreens stores in 2014 and 2015. court is back in session on wednesday with more witnesses for the prosecution before we take a break for veterans day at the federal courthouse in san jose, evan sernoffsky ktvu fox two
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and the city of houston. it's a complex case with multiple groups under the microscope, including concert promoters of private medical group and rapper travis scott. houston's fire chief says it's a matter of who knew there was a problem and win. the promoter was the one that was in charge of developing that emergency operations plan and it listed the chain of command, in essence for who would be making. certain calls. harris county judge lina hidalgo has called for a separate independent review as well to ensure the city avoids any conflicts of interest. houston's mayor says law enforcement is leaving no stone unturned it is about providing accountability from the beginning to the and everyone demands. uh anderson, titled two answers the questions to be answered. more than three dozen lawsuits have piled up against those behind the festival, including the event organizer, live nation entertainment, travis scott and nrg stadium. the suits claim
both serious injuries and emotional distress. one attorney claims christ for helping the crowd went unanswered. someone's up on the on the stage participants screaming, uh, saying people are dead. please stop the show, and they continue to go for at least an hour. travis scott maintains he wasn't fully aware of what was happening while he was performing and didn't find out anyone who died until after the show. in houston. i'm garrett tenney fox news. today we are hearing from the family of one of the young concertgoers. he was trampled in the crowd it astro world and nine year old boy who was at the concert with his father remains in a medically induced coma tonight after being trampled by the crowd. the grandfather of the child says he and his father got caught in the crowd as travis scott took the stage, causing the father to pass out and the child to fall into the earth fall to the ground. injured organs. uh, heart. deliver belongs. uh, the brain. and right now we're just
waiting to see what plan a course of action. the doctors are going to take. the family has filed a lawsuit against the event organizers and has started a go fund me account for the child's medical costs. today, a u. s district judge refused to release british social like lane maxwell to home detention. the 59 year old faces charges she recruited teenage girls for jeffrey epstein to sexually abuse. her lawyers alleged maxwell has been subjected to physical and emotional abuse by jail guards and has had to endure unsanitary living conditions. jury selection is underway in her trial, which is expected to begin later this month. more members of the trump administration have received subpoenas from the house investigators looking into the january 6th storming of the u. s. capitol the house committee called on 10, former trump officials to testify and provide relevant documents. they include former white house senior adviser stephen miller and former press secretary kayleigh mcenany. in a statement today, the former president called the committee
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in a statement. they're confident voters will reject the recall. the city of san francisco could become the fourth in the state issue a formal apology to the chinese community supervisor matt haney, introduced a resolution at today's board of supervisors, meeting laws and policies put into place starting back in 18 50 discriminated against chinese and other asian communities in the city. in addition to an admission of wrongdoing, the resolution will also push the city. to find ways to rectify the lingering consequences of those discriminatory policies. the u. s delegation has arrived in scotland for the second half of the climate conference. house speaker nancy pelosi is leading a democratic delegation. of 22 lawmakers that includes new york representative alexandria ocasio cortez. she encouraged young climate activist to quote, stay in the streets and keep pushing for change. speaker pelosi touted president biden's build back better plan. he was one of the first people in congress in 1986 to introduce legislation to address the
climate crisis. he takes pride in that he's worked on it ever since. and now in the lead as president of the united states. if it is passed, as is the spending bill will include billions of dollars for clean energy and significant cuts to carbon emissions. former president obama met with the delegation today. mr obama also took time to talk with members of the state department there for the conference and thank them for their continued efforts to tackle climate change. during his presidency, mr obama implemented a number of programs focused on moving toward renewable fuel options and away from cold, a new report from the national oceanic and atmospheric administration says 2021 has been the deadliest year for weather disasters in the united states in a decade. the winter freeze earlier this year killed 125 people in texas. hurricane ida devastated the eastern seaboard and this summer's extreme heat along the pacific northwest claimed hundreds of lives. the report says the u. s has seen an unprecedented 18
separate weather and climate disasters, killing 538 people with damage totaling in the billions of dollars. alrighty looking at some of the rainfall behind me. we got good rain last night, especially in the north bay. up to, uh, santa rosa was almost two inches of rain. oakland 20.78 parts of the marine county watershed up over three inches. santa cruz mountains up over two inches in some places, and then the rest of us. around a half inch to an inch and a half, just depending where you were definitely was not as productive as we wanted it to be in all areas, but it really did the job and that the north bay needs water. obviously we all need water. but those reservoirs up orville and shouts to got lots of water on them. lots of rain, and so that's good stuff. the pattern now is for warmer pattern to return as high pressure builds to be some clouds, but the showers go away for a while, which is kind of okay with me, right? we got a good good amount of rain. we've had a very productive. uh rainfall season thus far for this early in the season. come on. i mean,
you know how often do we get to thanksgiving without any rainfall at this time last year, uh, santa rosa had 1/100 of an inch of rain was 0.1, and now they're like 14 inches of rain, so it's going to help. we have a long way to go because we're compounded the drought a little bit or the climate because. we've got two years of drought we're working against instead of one and not only that, but then you have the groundwater situation in the central valley and the aquifers around the bay area that have been depleted over the last many years. so we need rain. hopefully we get more right now. we've got the jet stream kind of pushing up to the north. there are enough clouds around. there's wet on the ground that went on the ground and the cool night in the calm winds. valley fog, right, so that's going to be showing up tonight. i think it might have been a little bit this morning. in some places, the real localized. but tonight and tomorrow we'll have, uh tonight and tomorrow morning we'll have more. i had put on some of these icons. you store my cons. we had some flooding
up in santa rosa. we had some flooding at lucky drive and then out on ashby avenue last night. ash. we were actually meets 80 because of all the water that came down the high rainfall, rage valley fog a thing. these are the forecast overnight lows which are right on the dew point temperature. so dew point napa. 48 degrees, something like that 49. you're going to get to 48. you're going to get fog forming 49 fairfield. that's about the dew point as well. current temperatures are in the upper fifties low sixties. tomorrow's forecast highs mid sixties upper sixties a nice day. that's you know your wednesday and it's going to be like this really the rest of the week as we have a chance to dry out and it was, you know, again. we didn't get a ton of rain in the south bay, but we did get a lot of rain in northern california, which is really helpful in the mountains. we got snow, not a ton, maybe a foot. at the i r elevations. but still it's all good stuff and there'll be more rain to the pacific is lit right now and hopefully something will break loose. but not in this five day period. we're gonna have a nice weekend with temperatures. it's going
to be kind of a spring like barbecue weekend, so maybe take advantage of that. i'll see you back here at six weekend looks beautiful, thanks, bill, one of the bay area's last roller skating rinks is preparing to close as ktvu cristina rendon reports. the golden skate in san ramon just could not survive the pandemic. step inside the golden skate, and you're transported back in time, a place where memories were made for decades. people come here and, you know, celebrate their birthdays and anniversaries. we even had anniversary party here. a wedding party. can you imagine that mold? they began working part time at the golden skate 20 years ago, making goody bags and doing inventory. she's now the operations manager. mulvey says the response from the community has been overwhelming since the owner announces skating rink will be shutting down so many people sent us emails, facebook messages, tons of phone calls because we'll definitely stay open during, um, holidays. so november and december, the owner of the golden skate purchases in 1995
and says it took him years to revive the business. unfortunately during the pandemic, the financial impact was too much, and he decided that it was time to close receptionist tamara tabatabai grew up in san ramon and remember skating with her friends. it's the people she'll miss most. i've never really worked anywhere where it's been such like a family and. just really nice people, and it's a great place to work. and i've had a blast for wish it wasn't going. the golden state will likely close early next year, meaning there's still time for the public to slip on a pair of warnings skates for a ride down memory lane, and the owner says it will give them the opportunity to say goodbye to their beloved customers. we wanted to give them a chance to come in and skate for the last time. i feel sad. but you know, we have to do what we have to do in san ramon cristina rendon ktvu, fox two news. our annual one warm coat drive is now underway. if you have a gently worn coat or jacket that you'd like to donate to bay area families, just take it to any
participating ups store or big o tires. we also have collection barrels in oakland's jack london square, santana row in san jose and westfield san francisco center. this drive runs until sunday, december 5th just visit ktvu .com slash one warm coat for more information, a rare opportunity for visitors to arlington national cemetery up next the access to the tomb of the unknown soldier now being allowed to the public. and coming up tonight at six, a new study says a particular window is the best time to go to sleep. we'll tell you when you should head to bed, also a major data breach for trading app robin hood, how many users app robin hood, how many users emails were leaked by a ha
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unit was broken into, and items of deep sentimental value were stolen. it was on wednesday that jared farmer discovered that his public storage union on sanitary psa road in san jose had been vandalized in many precious items were taken. farmer says he and his new wife at their wedding gifts and lots of electronic storm, they say they also lost three guitars that belonged to his wife's late brother, dennis, who died at the age of 20. back in 2012. and it was just always a piece of him that was in our house. and now we don't have that he was just so sarcastic and hilarious, and i must have every day. it's been nine years since we lost him, and i can't say it, it gets easier. friends have offered to fundraise for reward money, but the couple would instead like people to donate to two specific charities, donate life america and the leukemia and lymphoma society in honor of dennis. next week, amazon is expected to release. amazon
paid $200 million to buy the six acre site on seventh street from the recycling company ecology, which is owned that property since 1970. amazon plans to use the facility to receive packages from its warehouse and tracy. in efforts to speed up the deliveries across the bay area, twitter has launched an ad free service for anyone willing to pay a subscription. the blue subscription costs 2 99 per month and is available now for twitter users in the us and new zealand. aside from removing ads from the user's feed, the subscription allows users access to special features like the ability to undo a tweet or customize the twitter app icon and upload videos. up to 10 minutes long for nearly 100. years approaching, the tomb of the unknown soldier has been off limits for visitors of arlington national cemetery. but for two days ahead of veterans day, people can pay their respects and leave flowers behind. it is the first
time in almost a century, anyone not on guard has actually been allowed to approach the tomb. fox news is lauren blanchard is in arlington with the story. it was a very special moment to be here. this is really the first opportunity in 100 years for the general public to be able to get as close and personally connected with the tomb. very somber. very quiet, reflective moment, i would say in 1921. the tomb was created with the remains of an unknown american soldier from world war. one later remains from a world war two and korean war soldier were added today. the white marble sarcophagus represents those who gave all. the love for our country, the left for our patriotism in our country hasn't died like so many people do think the old guard stands watch in the rain shine day and night for many military families these two days are a special opportunity come from a military family. i just want to pay like honor respect to them.
arkansas senator tom cotton, who served as an army combat soldier also laid a flower. the tomb of the unknown soldier itself is now. become our national place of mourning. for all those who have lost a loved one in the fight to defend this great nation. on thursday president biden is scheduled to attend a private veterans day ceremony at the tomb in arlington, virginia. lauren blanchard, fox news. check this out. a rare leopard cub is getting a lot of attention at the santa barbara zoo. marta is no more leopard. she was born august six, but only recently grew big enough to come out of her dead. she made her public debut this past weekend and is slowly getting more confident. santa barbara zoo brought marta's father from chicago as part of the species survival plan, as there are now less than 100 of them in the wild. the mirror leopard is the most endangered of the world's big cats. u s. smith fish and wildlife officials have announced a reversal about
trump era policy regarding spotted owl habitats. they reversed a new policy today that would have opened millions of acres of forest in california, oregon and washington state to potential logging. the agency says political appointees and the trump administration turned to quote faulty science to justify taking away habitat protections for the northern spotted owl. the small, reclusive bird has been seen in declining numbers for decades as forests disappear. this is ktvu fox two news at six and new at six covid-19 cases climbing once again as we approach the winter months, making some health care professionals a little bit anxious. so the contribution of the i guess the two forces so speak, uh, the relaxation of the restrictions and then the winter season where people are more tend to be more indoors. those concerns mounting as many health officials are unsure if we're going to see another winter search good evening, everyone i'm mike mibach in tonight for frank somerville and i'm julie julie haener new
cases, hospitalizations and deaths have risen in parts of our state at six ktvu is andre senior live in the newsroom with which parts of the state are seeing an increase in those case counts. andre. like julie arias, with lower vaccination rates are seeing the increase, but the case cause for concern in other parts of the bay area's we'll take a look. 75% of california's population has received at least one dose of the covid-19 vaccine and 60% have been fully vaccinated. but that's not stopping a new uptake in case rates. dr lee riley, chair of the division of infectious disease and vaccine, ology, u. c. berkeley says the rise isn't surprising and that there are few forces at work contributing to the numbers. in addition, two more people being regularly tested for covid 19 as a condition of employment, the relaxation of the restrictions and then the winter season where people are more tend to be more indoors or then contributing to increased transmissions. stats show hospitalizations increasing in areas with low vaccination rates. such as he sacramento
region, central valley, along with orange, riverside and san bernardino counties. riley says the new cases don't necessarily require physicians and are not contributing to high mortality either. this is also the, uh, you know, season for all kinds of other respiratory illnesses, you know, when's a common cold. but with mask restrictions loosening in the winter months ahead, change is in the air while speaking at the california economic summit tuesday afternoon, governor gavin newsom revealed that planning is already underway for a winter surge, which includes prepositioning extra staff to tackle a problem. no one wants to see we have organized potential staffing that will have to bring in from out of the state. i don't want to tell you that because i don't want it to be true. but the data bears this out, and you're going to start seeing this here in the bay area. alameda county has 403 new covid-19 cases, and santa clara county is the highest with 535. riley says the numbers highlight e