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though. santa rosa sitting right at freezing at the moment. now, we do have one incident on the roadways that i want to tell you about. that is on one. 0, one down in the south bay. let's get a look at our roadways and you can see that we do have a traffic collision with injuries and an overturned vehicle on us one. 0, one southbound ramp 2, 8, 80. that's in san jose. the right shoulder is blocked there again. that's the one. 0, one southbound ramp to 80 south and that is resulting in a bit of a slowdown, both northbound and southbound right there around downtown san jose. just something to note for southbound commuters, a bay bridge is still doing just fine. no, i'm a slowdown at the toll plaza. metering lights not on just yet. san mateo bridge, a 12 minute drive there. and looking at the richmond center fell bridge with the 7 minute drive over the span golden gate bridge still pretty empty. and still only 19 minutes from 37 to the tolls. james. john, thank you. at 6 o'clock and our top story this morning, a
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funeral service is happening today for the alameda county sheriff's. >> recruit killed in a freeway shooting. 28 year-old david nguyen was driving home from work earlier this month. when someone fired a bullet into his car as he was near the bay bridge toll plaza he was just a month away from starting his career as a deputy investigators still searching for a suspect in this case. and what led up to that shooting at the time of nguyen is murder. people who knew him said he was an outstanding person and an outstanding recruit. >> yeah. according to the academy people, i'm highly motivated just a good. kind of a kind of a leader in the academy. so is this is tough for them. >> well, $1000 reward to $10,000 reward is now being offered for information leading to the arrest and prosecution of whoever shot and killed him today. the service for david quinn is scheduled to begin at 10 this morning at cornerstone fellowship church in livermore. and we will be streaming that service.
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>> on our kron on app. >> also in the news this morning, oakland police are looking for the person who shot someone yesterday afternoon. they say it happened on east 12th street and fruitvale avenue right around 4 in the afternoon. this is video from the citizens app showing the scene. police found a victim in the area of 30rd avenue and international boulevard. they took that person to the hospital. police haven't said how the shooting happened. we'll keep you updated as we learn more. in the meantime, take a look at this. a sideshow. >> in oakland last night. this is also video from the citizens app. you can see that white car they're doing. donuts dangerously here in front of a crowd. this was at east each my neighborhood. it of oakland, their macarthur boulevard from 4 reached out to the police about the side show so far. we haven't heard back if there were any arrests. let you know if we find out. meanwhile, also on our top stories this morning, a rare january wildfire burning along the central coast is forced. >> a lot of people from their
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homes. that's the story. the kron 4 sarah stinson is following for us with the latest on this firefight effort in the month of january. sarah. >> yeah, james, i have covered fires in february, but i have not covered a fire in january. this certainly caught the people who live in that big sur area off guard people who, you know, had to evacuate at a moment's notice. and usually you kind of a little more prepared because, you know, it's fire season, but unfortunately in california we don't have a fire season anymore. this is a year round issue that we're dealing with. take a look at video. you can see the fiery flames out there. i mean, it's just crazy to see with your own eyes off the coast. a california right there in big sur in monterey county at last check, the fire burned 700 acres and is 35% contained all areas west of 3800 palo colorado, road highway one and south of bigsby creek evacuated. >> the wind was a huge issue
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for firefighters working to put it out, very steep and rugged terrain along the coast. there. and so it was a tough fire to a initially fight. they're getting a better hold on it. and now the winds started to calm down, helping firefighters on saturday and sunday game or containment. >> this fire is a reminder to everyone in california. you know where you live and if you're in a fire-prone area, it's time to always be prepared for a fire. >> can have fire any throughout the year, whereas maybe 10, 15 years ago fires like this in january would have been very unusual. but here we are. things are so dry. a multiple year drought. it just means that everybody needs to be careful and watch their fire behavior all year long. not just when it's summer. >> and that's summer know more as the issue it's year round. so have that go bag, especially if you live in a
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fire-prone area, make sure you're prepared to leave at a moment's notice because we talked to several evacuees in big sur that said they were not ready. and why would they be? it's january, but this is a wake-up call to all caused the fire still being investigated this morning will work to get an update for you on containment. i'm sure they more containment yesterday in into the night for now. james, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, sarah 6, 0, 5 is the time. and state lawmakers are pushing a bipartisan bill right now to increase staffing for cal fire. they're trying to meet the national standard of 3 firefighters per engine. the fight for firefighters, budget proposal would hire an additional 1100 full-time and seasonal workers. the bipartisan coalition will also be conducting a calfire staffing study that will be submitted to lawmakers and the governor. doctor anthony fauci, meanwhile, says that he's cautiously optimistic about the future of the coronavirus pandemic, though he still hesitant to say that the country has moved from the pandemic to an endemic which is less severe. we have
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michael shure now with the very latest. >> things are looking good. we don't want to get over confident, but they look like they're going in the right direction right now. doctor anthony fauci saying sunday that he is encouraged by data trending in the right direction. but many hospitals are full and deaths continue to add up with more than 2100 announced on most days. the doctors saying this week that it is too soon to say that covid has moved from pandemic to endemic. when we look historically at pandemics and other human population, they last about 2 years, the viral pandemics were about that point. now, university of nevada, las vegas medical school, doctor mark ali saying that there is light at the end of the tunnel, even as fauci is still necessarily cautious to have presence. but it is prepped at a level that is not to stop it. >> society and society is still disrupted from the supply chain were 17 million chinese manufactured covid
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tests at an delivered for days in a warehouse. many of the health test designated for the california department of public health, meaning schools, nursing homes, homeless shelters and child care centers. >> to the schools where a change dot org petition to change the vaccine rules in california. schools has gotten thousands of signatures. doctor jeanne noble is a co sponsor of the petition threat of covid. he's really >> really reduced with this new variant and with the advent of vaccines for kids, this reduction may be the first sign of endemic which the cdc defines as the constant presence and or usual prevalence of the disease or infectious agent and a population within a geographic area. but doctors saying even as cases drop, we aren't there yet its and get the help that that is a trend and followed by a significant drop in the number of new cases.
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>> francisco is moving on with a 13 to 10 win here at lambeau and this crowd and that packers team is still on it. >> shock, there goes aaron rodgers, the forty-niners winning beating the packers with a last second field goal in the divisional round of the playoffs this past weekend in the frozen tundra of lambeau field. now the niners getting ready to face their division rivals. the los angeles rams excitement is building for that matchup. ticket prices beginning to climb. it will be out of sofi stadium in la much more comfortable conditions for the forty-niners. we have kron four's will tran standing by with a look at that. that's what we expect. and again, those ticket prices will they're getting kind of high. >> and if you want to jump on it, i mean, it's like ran in need. you want to jump on it now? maybe you'll pay less if you make, maybe you'll pay
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more work. just have to wait and see. but we didn't check the ticket prices. there was a rumor floating around that. you have to be a southern california, los angeles area. residents of 5 is tickets, but that it just went away. we went to the rams website like a ticking faster, some of the other locations and it does not specify. you have to be greater. los angeles area residents to buy. so why are we bringing this up on the last time the niners played the rams. it felt like a road game for the rams. take a look at your screen. these are some of the prices you are looking at. you are die hard, 9 a span and you look at the travel sunday's game anywhere. but in 5.75 and we saw that, james, that's about the 3rd tier. you're very high up. if you're be ip and let's face it, we live with extreme poor and extreme rich area. you know, it's so we can value if you want to go the i p it's $10,000. but the bottom line is the niners and their fellow fans who will be here. they
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don't care. they just want read all over the place because it was so loud last time, james, that matthew stafford, the quarterback for the rams, actually had to go to a silent count. and that's what you do for road games. let's talk about this current time. the niners are hoping to repeat against the rams last time they played a look like a jimmy g and the guys we're not going to make the playoffs but they pull the hat trick. >> a rabbit out of the hat. i should say 17 points down. they got that. rams into overtime where they ultimately beat them to actually eat them 6 straight times. james, i got to tell you, according to richard, our wonderful producer, he says since 19, 70, when teams face each other for that 3rd time, the team that won the first 2 games. well, they went on to win the 3rd game. 67% of the time basically 23 times they win the 9 years. i know, james, you always look at the odds
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that picture and gamblers i've you're my but case you're wondering, las vegas has the rams already had as far as 3 and a half points. and if you're worried about the tickets being greater los angeles area, that does not seem to be a problem, especially if you're going to pay pow. >> we will not ask you for your sipp code and that's how you bypass it. although we are not seeing that on the web site. now that you have 2 people los angeles to go down there back to jim. well, 3 and a half. >> another coin toss could be another nail-biter like it was with dallas will have to wait and see. will. thank you very much. it is 6.11. we'll take a break. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news. tensions between the u.s. and russia climbing this morning. we'll tell you why the u.s. says it will take action if it sees russia invading ukraine and santa clara county making it easier for people to get home. at-home covid-19 test kits. the residents there say this is going to help out a and we are seeing a beach hazards advisory along the coastline, which is going to be one of our cooler spots anyways. so
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may want to avoid the coast today. it's only going to be the 50's out there while the rest of the bay area holds on to the 60's under all that sunshine. >> i've got details in your forecast.
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for sneaker waves and rip currents until about one this afternoon. this warning, but pretty much includes the entire barry coastline. from the point reyes, national seashore in the north bay all the way through san francisco, monterey and down to big sur. so if you are going to the beach today, be careful. the waves could easily sneak up on you, knock you over and pulling out to sea. so be very careful, although today is going to be a take a fairly sunny day. let's find out from john. probably will be a few folks heading out to the beaches today, john. yeah, i think a lot of people going to take advantage of the sunshine and maybe try to get out towards the coastline. now, if you are heading out that direction, we obviously of that beach hazards advisory. but we also have some of our coolest temperatures out that way. so if you're really looking for a mild feel. >> don't head to the coast had to some of our hills in the east bay or the north bay. that's where you're going to find the best of weather today. the golden gate bridge will be nice and clear. a little breezy at times near the coastline. the coastline will definitely bring the coolest feel to it while the rest of the bay area bringing in i smile divide today. radar
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shows you the clear skies that we do have this morning, clear skies that will last through the day today tomorrow morning likely to see a couple of patches of fog could like we are along the bay shore this morning. nothing super widespread, though. wednesday will keep that trend going with. not a lot to interrupt. it is this ridge of high pressure continues to be the dominating factor of the weather that we do have to be rounding out the month of january. mild, dry conditions and very steady. we saw very windy conditions friday and saturday today, a little breezy at the coast. as i noted. but most of us across the bay are actually going to be nice, clear and calm today. 50's at the coastline. where is the must rest of the bay area really sees temperatures back into the 60's for the south bay. our warmest spots will be areas like san jose. the santa clara valley. we're highs will be in the mid 60's at 65 the state. temperatures in the low 60's with fremont in the tri valley at 63 oakland, up to richmond, the evenly right at 60 degrees. the north bay low to mid 60's.
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until you get to the coastline. and as i mentioned, that's where we've got the coldest temperatures in the 50's tomorrow, wednesday, thursday, friday, all looking the same with high temperatures mostly in the low 60's. the last weekend of the month, friday, saturday and sunday holding steady. not a lot of change. mild daytime highs under sunshine and some chilly evening lows dropping at times into the 30's. we still have the issue in the south bay. we did get the incident cleared at the intersection or i should say the off-ramp to get you from one. 0, one on 2, 8.80, in san jose. now we just have residual delays. and as you can see, northbound on a 80 from san jose on one on one. i mean, front in from san jose. up to that 80 on ramp. we do have some slowdown in traffic. that's only going to take you 29 minutes. still to get from san jose to menlo park. so it's not a major backup. just something to keep you updated on that down in the south bay bay bridge, the maze to fremont street a 10 minute
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drive mateo bridge around 13 minutes. starting to see a few more cars. they're making the crossing richmond center fell. it's a 7 minute drive for you and why not take another look at the golden gate bridge which has been light all morning long starting to see an uptick in travel, though things are still moving, just fine. james. all right. thank you very much, john. also in the headlines this morning, a california judge has cleared the way for repeat offenders to be released from prison early. it's an effort to reduce the prison population and it applies to inmates that have been imprisoned under the state's 3 strikes. law. >> the sacramento judge gave corrections officials the green light to consider early release for prisoners with good conduct credits. those credits can reduce sentences by more than half all prisoners being considered for early release are serving time right now at minimum security prisons for nonviolent offenses. congress is taking steps to try to stop the market dominance of americans. they are big tech companies. so bipartisan bill is on its way right now to the senate floor that aims to prevent big tech from favoring their own
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services over rivals. the legislation was approved by the senate judiciary committee on thursday. this bill could also bring restrictions for google's search engine which currently hosts about 90% of the world's web searches. critics of the bill, though, are pushing back, saying it would harm consumers and businesses who use the tech company services. howard. the committee investigating the january 6 riot on capitol hill has been talking with former attorney general bill barr. barr was a staunch supporter of the former president, donald trump until resigned over building tensions around trump's election claims democratic representative bennie thompson said in an interview over the weekend that he's concerned the former president use the military to try to spread the false claim that the election results were rigged. the committee also wants to find out if the department of justice was aware of a proposal floating around to seize voting machines in the wake of trump's loss. well, fears of a russian invasion are escalating as russian troops are stationed themselves along the border with ukraine. the
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move has prompted the u.s. now to order families of all american personnel at the embassy there in ukraine to leave the country. and u.s. officials say that if russia enters that country. america will see acts swiftly with the basil. john standing by live in dc with the very latest on all of this. the of brewing tension now. basil, good morning. well, james, good morning. and yes, the latest information that we learned is nato has now sent ships and jets to eastern europe and has put its forces on standby as tensions continue to rise in this russia, ukraine situation. and the u.s. is monitoring what the russian president will do and will act after. >> u.s. officials want american diplomats, families to leave ukraine as they provide 2 paths for russian president vladimir putin. there's a path of diplomacy and dialogue, but there's also a path of its renewed aggression and massive consequences that we have been
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building now for many weeks. secretary of state antony blinken told cnn's state of the union the u.s. is prepared to long sanctions against russia if necessary, if they're triggered. now you lose the deterrent effect. but on cbs news face the nation, texas republican congressman michael mccall is confident putin will not change his actions. it's getting very aggressive. the noose is tightening around ukraine. president zelinsky, as you mentioned, said he wants the sanctions now in his more than 120,000 russian troops are positioned on the border of ukraine, iowa republican senator joni ernst told abc's this week the u.s. needs to stand with its european allies. now we need to make sure that democracy is prevailing around the globe. >> and that socialism, communism, the old soviet union is not regaining territory. >> now over the weekend, the british government released details that russia was looking to overthrow the
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government in ukraine and install a pro-kremlin leader. russia has rejected those claims reporting live in washington. i'm basil, john. all right, basil, thank you very much. we're coming up on 6.22. and still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news fans of the castro theater speaking out against the new partnership that that theater, his truck. >> we'll tell you why those that are concerned. we're worried the theater's going to change and not in a good way.
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we're back at 6.24. and there are concerns about the future of the castro theater in san francisco. movie lovers held a demonstration sunday afternoon to urge the owners of the theater to continue offering movies. this all comes after the theater announced it was. entering a partnership to bring live shows to the neighborhood and plans to reinvent the theater as a live venue event center kron four's gayle ong has more about the worries, though, that locals have. >> movie lovers left messages on the sidewalk outside san francisco's historic castor theater at its very best. this is no. >> the best place to see a movie in san francisco been coming to the castro theater for about 50 years. and i'm very concerned that they will be showing movies anymore or film festivals have been coming to the film festivals in particular long time to vote. these like bruce oats are concerned about changes to
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the venue. >> after that, the utter announced a new partnership to bring shows to the neighborhood and reinvented theater has a live event venue. the theater's owners are working with planet entertainment to upgrade and modernize the building. we're not against change. >> what word against is the lack of communication. that's what michael patrol is speak out sunday afternoon. >> calling on the owners to keep showing movies. according to a statement that theater plans to host live music and comedy shows and community events. the theater will still screen select movies were nervous because they haven't held a town hall meeting to explain directly to us if they have a commitment to keep showing the silent films, the gate films we won, know if they will guarantee. >> continue drag queen shows here are the threat of losing the casters film programming. when reps has already taken such a sustained beating here in san francisco is >> especially here in, you know, sort of its the grandest
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place of its expression is wildly concerning to know those of us who i love the castro specifically but in general. >> there are plans to improve the sound system lighting and the iconic marquee along with tech upgrades. the grand reopening has been proposed for 2023 kron. 4 reached out to the castro theater for comment on sunday's demonstration but have not yet heard back in san francisco, gayle ong kron. 4 coming up next on the kron. 4 morning news. a local museum hosting a vaccination clinic for young children will tell you where you can take the kids and getting vaccinated in the south and get free tickets to.
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>> and we're back. 5 girls 5, 36, 30 is the time we've got john with our 6.30, forecast. good morning, john. big. good morning, james. 6.30, and still a little bit on the chilly side out there. >> could be confused with 5.30, because temperatures haven't changed much just yet. you're seeing outside of the east bay right here, the clear skies that we do have not a lot of fog to be talking this morning. we do have a couple of patches near the bayshore, but they haven't proven to be much of a problem just yet. so it's good news as we kick off this monday morning with some calmer conditions, not as windy as we were over the weekend and certainly not as foggy as we were last week, half moon bay, morgan hill freeman, san mateo, dublin livermore in brentwood, all in the 30's. that's not to
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mention anywhere in the north bay, which is some of our coldest of spots. napa, you're at 33 degrees right now says you're venturing out there first and foremost, just make sure to bundle up. we did have an issue at the intersection of one. 0, one and of 8.80. this more to ad i should say this morning in the south bay that has resulted in a few residual delays, especially along one 0, one northbound. still, that's about the only issue that we're talking on our roadways in the bay area this morning. so other than that, we're doing pretty good. the bay bridge from the maze to fremont street. that's taking you 11 minutes right now. san mateo bridge. well, you're looking at a 13 minute drive in traffic is definitely picking up. but still looking, alright, richmond center fell bridge is okay across the span. i anticipate it's going to be a little bit busier this morning because we do have a backup on 37 for commuters trying to get from 8.80, over towards marine county. that might be sending a few more commuters a little bit further south down towards the richmond center fell bridge but as of right now, it's still doing ok, golden gate
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bridge is 19 minutes to make the crossing there on one. 0, one from 37 to the tolls, james. all right, john, thank you very much at 6. 31 back in one of our big stories this morning. santa clara county has made free at-home tests available to residents there with the county purchasing. now 60,000 test kits. >> they handed them out or they will be heading about to those who sign up for them over the course of the week forcefully to call takes a closer look at how it's all going to work. >> on friday, within hours of making 15,000 appointments available for santa clara county residents to pick up for free. i hope to 19 antigen rapid test starting saturday. all appointments were booked up. is this early? it it is. the county chose to purchase and hand out 60,000 test kits separate from the free tests being offered by the federal government. this as people struggle to find the kids in stores and online, i even try because all see is like they're also not anywhere. so.
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>> pretty getting this for free, really helpful. marshall couple park in san jose was one of opened up throughout the county, including foothill college in the los altos hills. >> the county will continue to pass the tests out through next saturday, a mental health therapist. so like i have to get these in some seeing people every the county says the accuracy of the test should be trusted. >> adding that if an antigen test result is positive, people shouldn't here to isolation guidance. but there is no need to report it to any agency. just took an awful mom. >> a school, a high school placement test. and you need to be test before attending placement test. because we need to get testing all the time. although the county says this first round of tests have been accounted for and will be claimed. >> they're hoping to order more in the coming weeks in san jose phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. >> 6.33 is the time in the south bay children. there got a chance to receive their
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vaccines at a clinic at the s% san jose children's discovery museum. members of the santa clara county public health department were on hand to give out those shots families vaccinated at that clinic then received free passes to the museum. so fun for the kids. organizers told us their focus was really to provide free covid vaccines for families who are enrolled in medi-cal. >> focus today really is on families who are medical participants. so our goal is to make sure that every family in this community realizes they have access to free vaccinations actually heard and i think, sounds good and we can get a passport discovery museum and has said that us. >> yeah. the museum will also hold a clinic on february 13th to find out more. just head to our website at kron 4 dot com. in the south bay or elsewhere in the south bay, the santa clara valley transportation authority could potentially
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implement a covid vaccine mandate starting this week. it's a policy that could have some dramatic impacts on its workforce workers, according to this new plan, would have 60 days to comply with the policy once it goes into effect and those without an exemption and don't get vaccinated. may face termination. this comes after a number of eta operators reported positive for covid-19. and that's cause the agency now to have a big shortage of light rail operators and bus drivers. the mandate may be delayed as the agency discusses further details with the unions will see what they hammer out. meanwhile, the fda is also expanding the use of the antiviral drug remdesivir for treatment of mild to moderate covid symptoms. now friday, the agency expanded the use of the medicine to include everyone who tests positive for the virus. but he's not hospitalized and they're just dealing with mild or moderate symptoms. so the medicine you may remember received emergency use authorization in the 1st half of 2020. back. then, of course, it was only
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used for people hospitalized with severe covid-19 later in twenty-twenty was approved to be used for anyone 12 and older, but they had to be hospitalized. now the removing that they're lowering it so that anybody with mild to moderate symptoms can get remdesivir. the fda, by the way, could soon limit monoclonal antibody treatments for covid-19 cases. according to reports, the treatments really haven't been that effective against the omicron variant. and so for that reason, the national institute of health has recently called on clinics to advise patients against using these treatments. the cdc says nearly 100% of the new cases nationwide are omicron. however, there are still some governors in support of these treatments and they will continue to offer it. meanwhile, from coast to coast, people are remembering bay area native michelle go more than a week now after she was pushed in front of a moving subway train in new york. fact, there's a tribute to her in times square. she can't has the story. >> michelle go's life remembered forever through
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this artwork displayed on massive billboards at new york's times square vigils on the east coast in san francisco for the 40 year-old who was killed after a homeless man pushed her onto the subway tracks madness 61 year-old simon marshall charged with second-degree murder in the random attack. we all deserve to be safe. illustrator jonathan chain drew the images of the bay area native, along with images of many victims of racially motivated violence. he spoke for the first time on the condition. we don't show his face because of ongoing asian hate and he wanted to focus on the victims of these violent crimes. >> i actually feel like in the way. i do try to. get through this by, you know, paying tributes to these victims in a way where, you know, i feel so powerless that could have helped them in their time of need. you know, some something about like when i'm drawing these portraits. i feel like, you know, i'm honoring them in the way and i'm hoping share their stories like, you know, some of victims like they'll
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never die as long as we we remember what happened to them. remember story. >> chang lives in los angeles. his main job creating illustrations for entertaining clients, but his passion project over the past year, although emotionally draining has given him new meaning, you know, my intention for drawing. these is just to raise awareness. >> on the stories are happening and i just want people to know that. you know, asian hate israel like, you know, this is something that's going to happen. our community right now. >> in other news for your money this morning, recent data firm zillow shows that available housing inventory significantly dropped over the past 2 years. the data shows listing plunged across the u.s. by more than 40%. now, though, the numbers here locally aren't that dramatic. they're still pretty significant. >> the bay area, san francisco and san jose were down about a 5th from this time last year in terms of active listings. >> the drop in availability paired with the high demand from buyers is causing home prices to continue to steadily
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rise. experts say home values have actually gone up about 17% over the last year. today's the first day of the 2022 tax filing season and the irs is warning you now that it's going to be a little more complicated this year, partly because of the pandemic. firstly, the agencies dealing with an unprecedented backlog because a lot of their workers are on sick leave because of covid. in addition, there's well, there are new tax issues for pairs to sort through this year. for instance, some people who are eligible to receive child tax credits but have already received advance payments from covid-19. relief packages could see a smaller return. so the things you have to work out with your accountant, the tax deadline. don't forget is april 18th this year. some hyatt hotels in the u.s. are using a new iphone feature that lets you store your hotel room key in your apple wallet. the features supposed to be faster and better than previous digital key solutions. we have rich demuro showing us how it works in today.
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>> i'm here at the high and long beach, one of 6 hyatt hotels in america that using a new iphone feature. want to let you store your hotel room key right inside apple wallet. and if you've ever used an app to store your hotel room key, this is a whole lot easier because there's nothing to open. you just tap and let's try it out. now. what's the first thing you do when you get to a hotel to go to the front desk check in with this new feature you can check in from your phone even before you arrive at your hotel room. key when it's ready right here says add your room key to apple law. so we are going to happen there. we on the rise. my device showing to authorize your phone once room key and apple wallet. i'm going to say yes for sure. ok? so now i'm going to tap check in. so here's my check. and let's continue. and let's say continue here. agree. now i've
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got a notification that my room is ready inside the apple. all you can see my room number has appeared 16. 36, let me turn on express modes that weight my phone. every time want to use this key now for the fun part, let's go find my room. so here's the first test. my phone screen is off and i need to hold my car next to the rear. it recognizes that instantly and now i can press my or that was really you just literally hold it here. it recognizes the fact that you're at the hyatt long beach, it unlocks the door and we can go in. so this is a moment of true seeing what the room looks like. it is pretty nice. i think the game in the best view in the house. they really thought of everything. even if your phone battery goes that you can still use that will keep for up to 5 hours with a future power reserve. and when it's
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time to leave your room, you might for your plastic in there. you're never going to forget your pho e or if you have an apple watch. it works and the very same way. can't run on the treadmill for you. that was so fast and easy. let's talk decidir money. the general manager here said that was so easy where customer saying about this? against love this. they love to safety. the fact that its contactless and the ease of speed list account. it's all on your phone. it's seamless and it's great. pretty cool 6.42. is the time coming up next on the kron. 4 morning news. >> all we're going to talk about the niners. well, all of the nfl playoff game is really over the weekend. it was quite a show, no matter which became you are watching. it's pretty incredible. we'll be right back. all right. we're back at
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6.45? let's head over to the weather center once again. get another update from john in the forecast. if you're just waking up. >> pay attention to little chilly outside in spots morning, john. yet another cold one this morning, james. but aside from that, not too bad, just definitely layer up golden gate bridge. you can see all the headlights out there. traffic beginning to pick up just a little bit. what you are seeing is everything from top to bottom on. the bridge meeting is fog free this morning out that direction. you are seeing just a touch of fog along the bay shore itself, but nothing really that's been resulting
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in too many issues. in fact, that's where we're going to stay today. a lot of sunshine ahead of us. really nice, beautiful day to expect high temperatures will be right back into the 60's where we've been so much a little bit of cloud cover at times near the coastline. tomorrow morning. and we do that beach hazard statement today because of some strong sneaker waves at the coast. i would avoid the coast today, not just because of that, but because it's one of our breezier and cooler spots. where is the rest of the bay area just looking nice and mild and that high pressure. it's going to keep us that way for a while. i mentioned a little breezy at the coastline. you can see those winds picking up later today. like this weekend, but as much to 10 to 15 miles per hour gusts at the coast that paired with those 50's will make it feel a little cooler while the rest of the bay area's calmer and in the 60's making for a more comfortable feel out along the bay and at the ocean. temperatures out the coast today in the 50's. where is the rest of us solidly in the 60's for the south bay, especially. we've got a really nice day ahead.
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areas like san jose, santa clara and campbell at 65 degrees for your highs, solid, low 60's across the east bay, whether you're inland or along the bay shore, oakland up to richmond right at 60 degrees will lay how and pittsburgh as well as cut. 63 some 50's in stinson beach and point rays. tomorrow's temperatures a little cooler on average. but you're not going to notice much of a difference. we will see some winds in the north bay tomorrow. but again, that's nothing like friday and saturday was we stay dry through the rest of this forecast, which is really the rest of january. the first day of february is tuesday of next week and from here. so there there is no chance of rainfall. now looking at our bridges this morning, nothing that's slowing you down out there. bay bridge crossing the bay is taking 11 minutes now and we do have the metering lights on. so you're soon to see that back up, forming just a bit there at the toll plaza. but pretty typical stuff. honestly, san mateo bridge is 16 minutes. to get you from a 80 to one o one. definitely starting to see a few more cars. there's your backup
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that's formed at the richmond center fell bridge. we are seeing a bit of a slowdown north the a richmond center fell bridge on 37. and i think that sending a lot more commuters a little bit further south, trying to get across the richmond center fell bridge. and that's why we're starting to see that back of forming a little early golden gate bridge, a 19 minute drive and no slowdown there from 37 to the tolls. only take you 20 minutes now, james. all right, john, thank you very much. the warriors boy, they hung on to win against the utah jazz and the forty-niners. >> going to be facing off against the rams in the nfc championship. we've got kate rooney with a look at all in sports. >> some people are calling this the best weekend of playoff football we've ever had ever. we're going to get to that. but you think the nba is going to stop just because a few nfl kickers had their seasons on the line? no. so let's talk. >> warriors a big one at chase center. the utah jazz were in town in a possible postseason preview. steph curry without
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his splash brother. klay thompson was a late scratch due to some knee soreness. hope nothing serious. >> late in the second more years of one jordan poole drops jordan clarkson and hits the 3 20 points in the game for pole. he's been stepping it up when needed this season. 4th quarter now, 2 point warriors lead pull shot doesn't go this time. but come on. loney puts it back in 10 points for the big man. curry fired up for that. so we go to the final seconds of the game. bojan bogdanovic is 3. it out and the put back will not fall as time expires. so the warriors hang on to win. 94 92 really close game. all right. now to the nfl divisional playoffs today. rams at bucs tom brady looking to get back to yet another super bowl. the bucs back from a 27 to 3 deficit. brady goes deep to mike evans. that in for a 55 yard. touchdown in tampa would eventually tie it at 27 27.
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but that stafford rally his team help from his favorite target cooper kupp making the 44 yard catch down to the bucs 12. so that day can win it from 30 yards out and his kick is good. the rams advance to the nfc championship final score 30 to 27. they will now take on the forty-niners for the right to go to the super bowl in the nfc championship. that game is next sunday at sofi stadium in la and all right. we go to the afc now bills at chiefs, buffalo. >> up 3 with just over a minute left. this is a crazy finish. patrick mahomes over the middle to tyreek hill. turns on the jets. and he is gone even gives the defense the peace sign as he goes in for the 64 yard. touchdown. 33, 29 teams. but back come the bill. 17 seconds left. josh allen. but gabriel davis from 19 yards out. it's 36. 33 bills with 13 seconds left.
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>> but believe it or not, that was too much time from the homes. a 25 yard completion to travis kelsey put kansas city in field goal range harris and butler from 49 yards out makes the kick a 36. 36 tie and we are headed to overtime. the chiefs won the toss and got the ball first and so mahomes didn't even give allen a chance hitting kelsey. >> for the game winning touchdown. buffalo's offense to even get the chance to touch the ball in ot and the chiefs win it. 42 to 36. so they're going to host the cincinnati bengals in the afc championship game. just a wild, wild day of sports. >> that is it for us. >> well, all right. pretty cool. the warriors, by the way, don't forget plane them average. tomorrow night. that will be a home win at the chase center with tipoff at 7 o'clock. in other sports news, we have chinese officials now asking beijing residents to do their part to mitigate covid-19. is the city is preparing to welcome olympic athletes. so residents in what
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are called high risk. areas of the city are being asked not to leave. many are urged to stay away from mass gatherings with cases of omicron in beijing, nowhere near where they are here in the u.s. beijing is making sure that it doesn't get any worse than it currently is. in fact, they've identified what 9 new cases since saturday. they're taking no chances. athletes are being required to remain in a very strict bubble during the games. and the general public's not going to be allowed to attend at all. the winter olympics are set to begin next friday.
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ahead, the hype is building for the nfc championship game between the niners and the rams. we've got kron four's will tran on the story for us. >> we'll take a look at ticket prices there. yeah, they're going up. more on that coming up in a minute. and wildfires still burning along the coast of big sur. why it's so shocking to have fire like this so early in the year from 4 sarah stinson. we'll have more on that. and today a funeral service is set for david you when the alameda county sheriff's recruit who died earlier this month after being shot near the bay bridge will have a preview of the service coming up.
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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 7. >> 7 o'clock on a monday. here we go again because would you rather thank you for joining us this morning and letting me join you. >> boy, i've already been peeking at your traffic shots. james is heading out into wild blue yonder, right? you know, the well, you know yeah, i learned all this. thank you. all right. so here we go into the wild blue yonder and it's going to be very nice out it is yet not really holding up this morning unless you just need to grab that thicker jacket because it is a little chilly. >> but not as windy as it was this weekend and certainly not as foggy as it was last week. your berkeley hills camera this morning is showing the
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clear skies. we've got a little bit of a glow now as we're soon to see the sun rising over the horizon, just a touch of a low lying cloud cover on the bay itself. aside from that, though, we are off to a crystal clear start just a cold one. take a look at all the 30's on the map. morgan hill, san jose, half moon bay freemont livermore, dublin, brentwood conquered all in the 30's right now in the north bay, even colder than that. santa rosa and napa at 33 degrees. so do bundle up as you venture out. a look at our traffic cams is still showing a pretty easy commute. we do have that to me. during lights on at the toll plaza and that is resulting in that moderate back up that we're starting to see forming. honestly, though, heading across the bay bridge. once you get past the toll plaza, you're going to be doing a okay. san mateo bridge is moving along just fine. we do have a slowdown right in the middle of the bridge, though, before you start to ascend to get to the high rise, nearing foster city and that's putting a backup of to about 20 minutes to make the


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