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right now at 11:00, a family searching for justice. this morning, the suspect faced a judge for the first time and he will remain in jail without bail. good morning and thank you for joining us. i'm marcus washington. that suspect is not charged with a hate crime but that has been the subject of discussion. this is after numerous attacks on asian-americans right here in the bay area and across the u.s. let's get straight to alameda kounlt right now. nbc bay area's tom jenson is live outside the courthouse in dublin with what happened this
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morning. tom, fill us in here. >> reporter: good morning, marcus. everybody appearing via remote link for the hearing this morning, including the suspect, 26-year-old tiant ebayly, who has an extensive criminal record, according to the judge, dating back to when he was just 18 years old, including home burglary invasions and assault. also an alleged robbery last year, and robbery and assault just last month. but now bailey is also charged in the death of 75-year-old pak ho who died at highland hospital yesterday. ho was assault and critically injured during a robbery on a walk early morning tuesday at lake merrit. his three daughters were bye be attacks on asian-americans across the nation, as you said. the bay area has not been immune to it. it was something that the president did talk about during his first prime time address. bailey is not charged with a
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hate crime but does now face new charges of murder, assault of an elderly person and those two unrelated felonies in february. he's charged with violating his release on a 2020 robbery charge in san francisco where he spent 100 days in jail before being freed with an ankle monitor. bailey is scheduled to be back in court here in two weeks, where he's expected to enter a plea. thom jensen, nbc bay area news. >> thom, thanks for that info. the city of minneapolis has just reached a $27 million settlement. this is with george floyd's family. that news comes down minutes ago just weeks before trial is scheduled to begin for former officer derek chauvin, charged with floyd's murder. they filed a lawsuit against the that lawsuit took issue with the neck restraints and police the city council unanimously
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approved the bay area, new at 11:00, another alleged hate crime against an asian victim. this man you see right here, 32 johann streidham of san francisco will be arraigned for allegedly grabbing an asian woman by her neck and throwing her to the ground while yelling expletives. he faces charges of assault with intent to commit rape with a hate crime enhancement. the woman's boyfriend and other witnesses stopped the attack and followed that suspect until police arrived. san francisco police are making headway in that case of the recent viral video right here showing the uber driver being assaulted and harassed. here is that video if you haven't seen it just yet. the young woman wearing the red has turned herself in. the one seen snatching the mask
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way from the driver is expected to turn herself in soon. the driver is relieved but faults the women because instead of apologizing, they took to social media. >> i, myself, believe in second chances, but instead of that, defending what they did made it worse. >> the woman in custody is identified as malaysia king. she is booked in a las vegas area jail. one of the women also used what they say may be pepper spray when they were getting out of that car. just in a coyote that's bitten at least five people, including a 3-year-old in the east bay has b the department of fish and wildlife says that the coyote was captured and that dna testing confirms that that coyote caught was responsible.
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now to the pandemic. san francisco and first chance residents in the city to get the johnson & johnson vaccine. pete suratos is live to tell us about it. pete? >> reporter: that johnson & johnson vaccine, one-shot dose, is being administered here at the city college of san francisco. this was the first city mass vaccination site. they'll be administering 1,000 shots here today. this is a one-dose shot. it will be for eligible residents in that phase 1a to 1b group. beginning monday, you expect to see changes with folks with a wide range of eligible to get the vaccine as well.ak wo johnson & johnson vaccine shot as well as dr. grant colfax with
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san francisco public health department. i spoke with them about the challenges ahead as the eligibility for the vaccine increases on monday. >> i'm very excited. i'm more excited than i thought i was going to be. it's a relief. do you know what i mean? and i'm one and done so that's even better. >> we're excited that we're able to open up more eligibility, but we're still waiting for more vaccine to come in. from what we know right now we'll not have enough vaccine yet to meet demand. >> reporter: out here live in san francisco where those johnson & johnson evacuations are being administered. of the three vaccines that are available, he is hopeful they'll meet the demand but are expecting an increase in vaccinations in a few weeks. 10% of the u.s. population is fully vaccinated. 11 million californians have received at least one dose,
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including the million doses for underserved neighborhoods on governor newsom's priority list. more than 3 million people statewide are fully vaccinated. if you're looking for information on how or where to get that shot go to put in the state you live, age and occupation. it will pull up the closest vaccination sites to you. tracking a developing story. contra costa county could move into the red tier of reopening in the next 72 hours. bob redell joins us now. this could really happen in spite of contra costa's higher case rate. >> reporter: yes. good morning to you, marcus. indeed, because of new guidance that could be issued today by the state that will allow contra costa to move into the red tier on sunday. in order to move into the red tier you need to be 7 cases per 100,000 people each day. right now contra costa is at 8.3 cases per 100,000. however, governor newsom said that the state will loosen that
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case rate restriction to 10 per 100,000 people once the state has administered 2 million shots in low-income, underserved communities. that is expected to happen today. the east bay times reports contra costa to could then move into the red tier 48 hours after those 2 million shots are handed out, which would put us into sunday. sonoma county, should also be eligible. once in the red, restaurants, gyms, movie theaters can resume indoor operations at limited capacity. contra costa, sonoma, they're still only the ones in purple. the rest are in red. mayor london breed expects her city to move into the orange tier in the next week and a half. starting tomorrow, the state will allow breweries, wineries and distillries that do not serve food -- that's the distinction. talking about establishments that do not serve food, will allow them to reopen outdoors in the purple and red tier
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prior to this, those businesses there are caveats. customers must have advanced reservations, their visits are limited to 90 minutes and all alcohol must be consume bid 8:00 that night. breweries, wineries and distillries that do serve food will continue to operate under the rules issued for restaurants. bob redell, nbc bay area news. >> bob, thank you. san francisco schools are one step closer to their planned reopening next month. the board unanimously approving the reopening. through fifth grade, special education and students with the most need starting april 12th. hybrid two to four days a week, depending on the class. teachers will vote on a deal by tomorrow. meanwhile, elk grove plans to have students back in the room for hybridearning for de.
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vianey arana is here to tell us what we can expect in the forecast. >> let's take a look at some of your headlines for today. we're going to be seeing sunshine and we also spring forward on sunday. clocks move ahead one hour at 2:00 a.m. don't forget to do that to all your handhelds, stove tops, things like that. as we get ready to welcome spring i want to give you a look at spring trends we've had since the year 2000. do you know it's been warmer than average since the year 2000 to 2020 in california, spring has trended warmer 90% of the years. the last two times we saw below-average years was 2010 and 2011. any time we're seeing lower temperatures and lack of season.
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expect that incoming rain on sunday a welcomed sight to the bay area. the latest storms put a big dent in the drought numbers. marcus? a day of celebration at the white house as the president and lawmakers pass the american rescue plan. scott mcgrew joins us. many could find that money in their bank accounts as soon as tomorrow? >> that's what secretary janet yellen is saying, if it's done through direct deposit. if you got your last stimulus via direct deposit, you'll get this one via direct deposit. president biden signed the $1.9 trillion bill into law yesterday in the oval office. tomorrow 11:30 our time we expect he and the vice president to speak by the rose garden. rose garden ceremonies are a traditional way to introduce a bill and law to the american people.
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you get to do a victory lap as well. president trump and republicans did the same in the 2017 celebration of the tax cut. speaking of mr. trump, trump's former defense secretary told vice news he thinks trump's words and actions inspired his supporters to attack the capitol. the justice department said in court documents this morning it expects to file charges against at least 100 more people. 320 are already facing federal charges. the doj says, quote, the investigation and prosecution of the capitol attack will likely be one of the largest in american history both in terms of the number of defendants and the nature of the volume of the evidence. again, president biden expected to host a rose garden ceremony today at 11:30. we'll bring that to you as it happens. >> scott, looking forward to it. new release to help a family
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find justice. plus -- >> we're all in this together. the only way to rise above it is to really lean on each other. >> it's been one year since the pandemic took hold that changed our world. next on "today in the bay" midday newscast, we look at what did keep us pushing forward.
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new details. people are hoping you recognize this car in a surveillance video. it's linked to a deadly shooting one week ago today 6:00 a.m. in the evergreen neighborhood. the victim was shot catching people breaking into his car parked in his driveway. sadly, that man died in the arms of his family members. the getaway car is believed to be a bmw.
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there's also a cash reward being offered. new details on the story we brought you all morning yesterday. fremont police say the person shot and killed at an apartment complex parking lot was a suspect in a home invasion tryi force their way into one of those units. the man living inside fired the gun. that man will not be charged, but police are looking for other suspects. happening today, a pretrial hearing ahead of scott peterson's death penalty retrial. we don't know what today's hearing will cover but his retrial is scheduled for the end of next month. it's possible that peterson's death sentence could be overturned for the murder of his wife, lacey and their unborn son. the retrial will discuss newly discovered inconsistencies with one of those jurors. [ bell tolls ] taking a look here at the opening bell of the new york stock exchange, the dow jumps
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200 points to another record on reopening enthusiasm. higher rates knocking tech stocks. the dow is up 228 points right now. and take a look at this. much more for you. the future of art with a blockbuster sale. christie's auction house sold a digital form nft, for $69 million. can you believe that? you probably heard a lot about nfts recently. we talked about it on this show. you own an item's original digital code. kind of like owning the master recording of a song but you can't necessarily sell this one off. a bidding for another nft we talked about from twitter ceo jack dorsey has now passed $2 million. big money. one year into the pandemic, and you may be reflecting how much life has changed for you. in that time, nearly 530,000
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americans have lost their lives and 30 million people here in the u.s. have been infected. as bay area kris sanchez reports, even with the loss of life and health for so many people, they've found the strength to keep going. >> life got very quiet as the pandemic roared in last march. businesses closed their doors. hospital icus filled with covid patients, as families couldn't comfort them in person. schools and playgrounds were silent. in that time we all looked for a new normal, families turning dining rooms and bedrooms into classrooms, many kids stepping up to help parents also working from home. >> it's pretty incredible. i did not think our 7-year-old at the end of the pandemic would be scrubbing the bathrooms. >> reporter: restaurants were making meals to go. businesses building websites to reach customers at home. >> we were forced to go online only. >> reporter: with so few activities allowed, many of us turned to mother nature for comfort and exercise in the bay area's parks and preserves.
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>> the benefits in terms of your physical health and just mental health with great. so, i'm very grateful they're open. >> reporter: through art, many people found messages of inspiration. >> i've had a couple of messages that are direct to the community. >> reporter: reminding us that we are resilient and that in tough times, we are tougher people, and that there's more strength in unity. >>ware all in this together and i think the only way to rise above it is to really lean on each other. >> it was one year ago yesterday that life was still pretty much normal. here are pictures of kris, scott and i. this is how we lived ourything. scott was in alaska with his son, you see right there. i was hosting an event for delta sorority and kris and her daughters playing with their dog. they pretty much did that
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throughout pandemic. we'll share more stories of resilience to look at how we emerged, in some ways, better than we were. share your story with us on social media. you see us posting something, share it in the comment section. one thing we can say is today is turning out to be a nice day. i can see the sun shining behind me, vianey, the sun shining on you. it looks pretty nice out there. >> yeah. the sun takes us out of our blues and it's also friday. so only good vibes ahead. that's what i've got the feeling for. you know what? we do still have some snow up in the sierra which, by the way, is also a good thing. we like to see an increase in that sierra snow pack. lake tahoe shot. look at all the people skiing. this is a live pic of what it looks like up there right now. photo is taken a couple of minutes ago. walnut creek right now,
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beautiful clear skies. such a stunning day. i know it was cold when we started. look at san francisco. not a cloud in sight. nice change from the cloudy, gray skies we got yesterday. i know we had that wintry muks on wednesday. what's going on now? as far as we go in the northern portion of california, with we'll see high pressure roll in. if you notice just south of us, we do still have some activity. down in l.a., we're seeing the chance of rain and even possible hail. you can see lightning right there. we're going to clear out quite nicely into saturday. first, let's take a look at your daytime highs. we'll be running a few degrees warmer today. san jose, 66. milpitas, 66. east bay temps, danville, 67. fremont, 65. concord, upper 60s. maybe even a low 70. redwood city, 65. and into san francisco, low 60s, upper 50s for outer sunset. santa rosa in the north bay, 60
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degrees. ukiah, 67. mill valley definitely going to be comfortable as well. let's talk about the long-range outlook. that low pressure system that impacted us on wednesday and thursday, and that's going to continue to move on out of here. we're not worried about that anymore, right, as far as the low system goes. now we're welcoming in high pressure, that big h will keep us dry and warm. looking ahead to sunday, we have another low pressure system. what does that mean for us? the official start of spring starts on saturday. and we spring forward on sunday. the time change. don't forget about that. we'll set our clocks ahead one hour. sunrise at 7:20. we lose an hour of sleep but gain an hour of sunlight. the sun won't set as early as it does now. you're looking out the window, thinking, 10:00, but it's really
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not. overall, evening rain moves in pretty late. if you do have to head to work monday morning, you're going to wake up with wet pavement out there. and the drop in temperatures is definitely going to be noticeable for inland areas. we're going to go from upper 60s to upper 50s on sunday and monday. we get a bit of a switch. taste of spring and back down into the winter but we dry out again. but we need the rain. marcus, back to you. >> thank you, vianey. you may want to watch out for who you share your netflix password with. why the streaming service is trying to crack down on extra users. tom brady's goal to play past 45 is still on attack. he agreed to an extension that will tie him to the team throughout at least the 2022 season. according to cbs sports that deal is for four years,
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a question for you this midday. do you share your netflix password? i hear it's kind of a common practice. netflix is cracking down on it. if someone shares your account
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password they may see a message saying if you don't live with the owner of this account, you need your own account to keep watching. they'll have to verify the account through a text or email. netflix, for a long time, looked the other way. streaming wars heating up, they're actually changing the tune to all of that. >> listen up, if you live in fremont this morning. congratulations. believe it or not, you are living in the happiest city in the u.s. that's according to a new survey that looked at emotional and physical well-being, income, employment and location. san jose, listen up, coming in fifth. santa rosa, tenth and san francisco was 13th. least happiest city on that list, detroit, michigan. they get a lot of snow sometimes, vianey. it gets really cold there. maybe that's why. maybe. >> they need more sunshine, yeah. i used to live on the east coast for a while. i definitely missed the cali sun. we're going to get plenty of it
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today. >> thanks, vianey. that does it for our midday newscast. president biden is expected to speak. we'll air that right here once it starts. you can always go to for the latest information. have a great weekend.
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