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a statewide booster shot mandate for health care workers. why the governor is taking immediate action. many americans are looking to get tested for covid before the holidays. the lodge lines overwhelming some facilities across the country. and the lawmakers now calling for stricter vaccine and testing measures for travelers at the airport. >> and the new vaccine rules coming soon for many indoor businesses in oakland. good morning. it's wednesday, december 22nd. >> the rain is here and this is -- just the start of what's going to be a wet week. mary has more on what you can expect. >> it's coming down. we are looking at that rain on
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high definition doppler as we start off the day. i'm track that all for you this morning. if you are getting ready for work or school you may want to give yourself extra time because we have those slick roadways out there. we have ponding, reports of minor street flooding as well. as we zoom in and you can see the locations get that wet start to the day. from san francisco, the golden gate across the bay bridge, into berkeley, or ind a, san leandro and down across fremont, there to the south bay, san jose are you getting light rain. sunnyvale, so it's a wet start and i will say this. the wettest time frame for today is this morning. we are looking at the showers starting to taper off through the afternoon. there is still a chance to see a few spotty showers as we go through the afternoon. we are looking at that on and off rain through the rest of the week. walking you through this all as we go hour by hour. 9:00 a.m. and you can see a few showers
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lighting up the future cast radar. as we look to spotty showers for noon. could see breaks in the clouds and by 4:00 p.m. we are looking at a really hit or miss showers still. let's check in with ann for a look at traffic this morning. those slippery roadways out there. you did mention that a minor roadway flooding. that's something people are dealing with. let's look outside. this is our photographer brian kiley going southbound, 880 in oakland near the international airport. things going along though. that's the good news. looking at the bay bridge. metering lights still off though at 6:00 time from the maze in to the city an 18 money drive and to our main travel times, a 41 minute drive right now from 205 to 680 going from tracy into the city. happening today california will require health care workers to get the covid booster shot. >> the governor is expected to
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officially announce this late their morning. justin alive in the newsroom and the governor took to twitter on this one. >> de. he posted on his personal twitter account saying it its to ensure hospitals ready to deal with a surge in omicron cases. he posted this video on twitter. >> we are stepping up our efforts to get people vaccinated to get people boosted and that's why today we are moving forward to require all health care workers to be boosted to get that third shot or at least the second shot if they got the j and j. we will be talking more about that tomorrow at a press conference. >> that press conference will be in the east bay later this morning. the state already required health care workers to be vaccinated by september while the delta variant was sprayed spreading. his office said we are in the second state in the united states to require its health care workers to get the booster shot. new mexico was the first. right now it's unclear if weekly testing would be allowed as a substitute to this booster
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requirement. though the state is doing better than many other states dealing with the covid surge the health department noticed positive test rates picking up. it's also seeing more people in hospitals. the fear is that we could see a surge in new infections amid holiday parties and family gatherings. we will stream the governor's announcement live on the website and on cbsn bay area. we are live in the newsroom. >> thank you. with the surge in cases and the holidays just day away the demand for covid testing skyrocketing. this is video from across the country. people waiting in long lines at walk up or drive through sites. >> we are in walnut creek with more on the demand. >> these at home testing kits allow you to get results in around 15 minutes. something that many people are looking for ahead of seeing their loved ones. unfortunately many stores are out of stock right now. just weeks ago you could get
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them at cvs or walgreens. now pharmacy chains acknowledging the temporary shortage. cvs is limiting customers to six test kits a purchase. walgreens, four for now. this demand for the kits comes as the omicron variant spreads. the president was asked if the government was caught off guard by the surge. >> you know the alarm bell went off. i don't think anyone anticipated that this was going to be as rapid spreading as it did. >> as the kits can be hard to find what other options do you have ahead of christmas and new year's? the pharmacies like cvs are still offering lab based testing as well as testing sites. we found appointments at two sites for today, one in brentwood and the other in antioch. those could take a couple of days for results. as far as these testing kits you could try calling the stores ahead of time to see if they have them. you could also go online to cvs to see which stores have them
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in stock. reporting from walnut creek. in san francisco, demand for boosters stretched down the entire city block. the walk in line at the kaiser campus was so long some even brought chairs. >> yeah. i think that i'm over it and i'm sick of this. i'm tired of it. kind of shifted the last few days to i better get serious and take this seriously and wake up and start back to march 2020. >> meanwhile new numbers out of stanford show just how quickly the omicron variant is taking over. the new one accounted for about seven out of every ten cases they looked at last week. that's up from 56% the week before. the mandate is set to take effect february 1st. the emergency ordinance will require vaccine proof at restaurants, gyms and concert
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venues. similar rules have been in place in san francisco. meanwhile the city of san lea in, dro is giving some relief to small businesses hit hard by the pandemic. it's putting $750,000 in federal recovery funding toward a grant program to help businesses cover back rent. applications are due by january 11th. a live look at sfo where thousands are expected to come through over the holidays. two congressional leaders california are now calling on the biden administration to require vaccine proof or a negative covid test result for all domestic travelers. democrats say that travel at our nation's airports has returned to prepandemic levels. that is now being threatened with the rise in omicron. new, east bay congresswoman barbara lie has tested positive for covid in a break through case. lee said they is experiencing mild cold like symptoms right now. the congresswoman also said
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that she is entered isolation and will follow guidelines and health protocols. should he is at least the 5th member of congress this week to announce having tested positive for covid. solano has confirmed it's first pediatric death related to covid. the child not even one. solano county health said this loss is a reminder that children can get seriously ill and die from covid. while the deaths are rare, they are also very tragic. in marin the sheriff's office said an inmate found unresponsive in his cell in september died from covid related complications. the health officer said the 57- year-old was withoutsymptoms when booked. thousands of inmates being released to fight the spread of covi dirk. the justice department announced yesterday. since march of 2020 they have
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moved more than 36,000 inmates out of prison and into home confinement. we are helping you stay ahead of this pandemic. we have a vaccine and testing resource guide halt the very top of kpix.com. business is booming again at san jose's oakridge mall after shooting sent holiday shoppers stampeding for the exit two days ago. we saw officers patrolling in pairs yesterday after monday night's lockdown. about 5,000 shoppers were inside when an argumentescalated into gun fire outside. the forever 21 store. so far police have yet to find the shooter or the person targeted. several shoppers said they they are not worried. >> i feel perfectly safe that i can come and shop, do my christmas shopping, you have the police department stationed here. i feel perfectly safe. >> it's always a possibility, yeah, could happen again. that's just life. have you to keep living. this is our city. i love it. >> and staying in san jose an armed suspect is in jail after an all day standoff request
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police. they say it started when a man waved a gun at several people near a ups customer center yesterday morning. the suspect then barricaded himself inside the rv and people in the area were told to shelter in place for hours. the suspect was taken in to custody without incident. two people suffered smoke inhalation in a two alarm fire at the tesla factory in fremont. flames broke out in a third floor boiler room just before one yesterday afternoon. investigators say that filters caught fire but it's unclear how the fire was out. it took a couple more shower hours to clear the smoke from the building. developing news, a napa woman has been missing for a week. police and her friends have now focused their search on the napa river area where they fear she may have been swept away during the recent storms. the 37-year-old was last seen in napa near lincoln avenue on the napa river trail. her boyfriend said he last saw
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her when they ate before he went to work. when he returned she was missing. >> i kind of walked the area to search around. >> see identify could find anything and i didn't find anything. came back freaking out. went back down there beneath the bridge. >> her friends searched for her on sunday. they are planning to do it again today. they have also set up a facebook page. time now is 6:11. still ahead on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> the rosa roid will bloom again on january 1st. we will take a look at the new precautions to keep everybody safe. all right. i'm tracking that rain on high definition doppler especially for the peninsula, south bay and east bay this morning. it's a wet start to the day. grab that rain jacket and that umbrella. as we head through the afternoon, things start to wind down for us. there is still a chance to see a few showers. keep that umbrella handy. mid50's along the coast.
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mid to upper 50's around the bay and 50's to 60 he inland. we will talk about the rain chances through hey, angie! you forgot your phone! hey lou! angie forget her phone again? yep. lou! mom said she could save up to $400 on her wireless bill by switching to xfinity internet and mobile. with nationwide 5g at no extra cost. and lou! on the most reliable network, lou! smart kid, bill... [laughs] so true. and now, the moon christmas special... gotta go! get a great offer on xfinity internet,
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despite the rise in covid cases big holiday events moving forward. >> and the tournament much rose is still on this year's event will look different and carry different rules. masks are required for everybody at the parade, game and fleet fest. everybody buying tickets must show proof of vaccination or proof of a negative test with in 72 hourless of the event. business owners hopeful that the new regulations will allow the events to continue. >> it's great for business. especially being on colorado boulevard. it's really great. foot traffic. a lot of exposure. >> the hotels all sold out. our restaurants already have reservations on newyear's e version. >> business ownerns owners
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say they are preparing for out of town visitors. one man found an eco friendly way to keep his businessa float. bad weather, wildfire, smoke and weather affected his business. the pandemic delayed the grand opening, he said that the surface isn't even made of ice but a term that doesn't require water, power or being cold. >> it's made from corn which is sustainable. it works off using the friction of your blades which creates heat and lets you cut through the plastic like normal ice. >> and you co e storm ar bay the search area right now is expected to create some hazardous travel conditions. driving through the sierra is discouraged this morning. it's now 6:16. let's go over to mary lee with
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what we can expect outside today. >> all right. we are looking at that rain this morning. we are looking at snow up in the sierra. that snow starting to come down over the west slopes of the sierra with winter weather advisories in effect. you can see that snow coming down across the sierra. we are looking at that rain pushing in, especially for the pen sharks the east bay and the south bay. zooming in here and you can see that wet start to the day from walnut creek and for oakland, san leandroo, the tri valley. dublin, pleasanton. through heyward, south san francisco across the peninsula, redwood city. palo alto and into the south bay. you are get that wet start to the day from sunnyvalx for los is gatos. here is he leave look. can see the slick conditions on the roadways and looking at all of those rain drops on our live camera. you can see we are looking at temperatures in the 40's to about 50 degrees with that
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light rain coming down. also it's a foggy start to the day with that visibility reduced to about from one to four miles for the visibility there morning. today's forecast i will say this. the wettest time frame for us today happening this morning. it does look pretty wet this morning. as we head through the afternoon, those showers start to taper off and we will start to wind down. there's a chance to see a few showers through the afternoon. then on and off rain as we go through the rest of the week. sunrise in at 7:22 and the sunset at 4:54 p.m. on the first full official day of winter. this low pressure system and bringing that cold front so round one of the rain moving in and then we have several waves of rain. a few showers through noon. could see breaks in the clouds,
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spotty showers a possibility through our afternoon. stopping the clock at 4:00 p.m. you can see compared to the widespread rain that we have seen earlier this morning, we are looking at things a little bit quieter as we head through the afternoon. another round of rain coming our way for tomorrow morning. then looking at a few showers across the south bay by tomorrow in the afternoon. rainfall amounts, seven day, rainfall outlook and the estimated totals about three to fine inches for the north bay mountains a round the bay, onnt five inches of rain. seven day forecast, san francisco, oakland and for san jose. i will say that. all of this rain will hopefully help our drought, drought conditions across the bay. san francisco, oakland and san jose. the rain chances through the week and even for christmas day. inland east bay, the north bay and the coast with that rain on and off rain over the next several days. let's check in with ann for a look at traffic this morning. those slick conditions out
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there. >> now we are hearing about some delays on mass transit. delays on the transbay tube in the daley city and east bay directions. check that out if you are going out on bart today. if are you going out on the roadways are you dealing with a lot of puddles out there. let's go live to our photographer, is he driving in heyward this morning. southbound 880 approaching the 92 interchange. things moving at long smoothly there. taking a live look at the bay bridge, metering lights on. a 17 minute drive. let's take a look at the pass, still that fog advisory in effect. a 42 minute drive right now there 20a to 680. going from tracy into the city. our east bay travel times, everything still looking pretty good right now in the green. we are hearing of an issue in oakland, a postal truck overturning on 580 eastbound. nah is near the park boulevard
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off ramp. be aware of that. meantime from the castro valley to the maze. 18 minute drive. the san mateo bridge camera looking live there. roadways wet and traffic starting to pick up. still about a ten minute drive from 880 to highway 101. finally our south bay drive times, everything looking good. 85 from bernald, only a 21 minute drive. another way of move around the city. the central subway extension is nearing completion. the sfmta said that service could begin next year in september or october once done the line central subway extension will take muni riders to four new stations, three of them underground, cutting through the south of market neighborhood. union square and china town. it is 6:21. coming up, and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> how do you take your coffee? the answer may be dictated by
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your dna. we will explain after the break.
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we are looking at high definition doppler. you can see it is lit up this morning. a wet start to the day. we are be log at definitely your rain jackets and your umbrellas, you will need that for today. let's show you the lunchtime forecast as we are looking at the coast around the bay and inland in the 50's. we are looking at the chance to see a few isolated showers as we head you will the afternoon. nothing like what we are noticing this afternoon. for san francisco at noon, 54 degrees and the chance to see a
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few showers, oakland, 55 with those clouds and for the south bay, san jose, looking at 56 degrees at noon. we are looking at unsettled weather over the next several days. ly have details on what you can expect. it turns out the dna could determine how you take your coffee. >> new study found that people who process caffeine quicker prefer their coffee black this means the flavor may have nothing to do with it. the study found that the same people also like dark chocolate and scientists think it's for the same reason. how do you take your coffeee? >> i will take it any way i can. >> just want the caffeine. >> yeah. i'm good. >> i don't blame you. time is 6:26. the next half hour on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> the treatment pills that could be authorized as soon as today. and the new action from the nhl to
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♪ i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music)
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♪ so i think to myself ♪ ♪ oh what a wonderful world ♪ if you are just waking up with us here are your morning headlines, the governor will be in oakland in just a few hours. he is expected to officially announce california will require health care workers to get the booster shot. we will stream the press conference live on kpix.com and on cbsn bay area. oakland city leaders have
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passed an ordinary to require proof of vaccination for many indoor businesses. the mandate set to take effect february 1st. the ordinance will require vaccine proof at restaurants, gyms and concert venues. the east bay congresswoman barbara lee has tested positive for covid in a breakthrough case. she said she is experiencing mild cold like symptoms. the congresswoman also said she has entered isolation is and will follow guidelines and health protocols. good morning. let's get a check of weather and traffic. starting off with mary lee and all that green on the radar. >> for sure. tracking all for you. on high definition doppler. light scattered showers push across the bay area. even locations where it's not raining we still have the wet roadways. watch out, we have reports of minor street flooding ponding on the roadways. a closer look. showers at san francisco and the east bay from san ramone,
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dublin, san leandroo. as well as fremont. from san mateo. redwood city, and right in to the south bay. sunnyvale and for los gatos. a wet start to the day. ly say this. the wettest time frame today this morning. we are going to see the showers start to wrap up and wind down for us as we head through the afternoon. there's still a chance to see a few more showers through the afternoon on and off rain over the next several days, through the week. let's walk you through the day and what you can expect. 9:00 a.m. and you can see a few showers, here we are at noon and stopping the clock again at 4:00 p.m. a few isolated showers as we go through the but could see breaks in the clouds. let's check in with ann. which are still dealing bart delays this morning in both directions through the transbay tube. those delays up to 20 minutes.
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that is because cars single tracking through the area. be aware of that. also if you are going out on the roadways you will deal with a lot of water out there. standing water from the night worth of rain we had. taking a live look at our photographer brian kiley, is he driving southbound 880, headed toward fremont right now. traffic not bad. it's just the conditions that can get a little bit dicey. let's look at the bay bridge right now. metering lights on. time from the maze in to the city is about a 17 minute drive. there's an accident that we are dealing right now in oakland this is i-580 westbound. near the lake park avenue exit. the wreckage is in the median but the back up continues. be aware of that. back to you. to the pandemic now. be sure to plan ahead if you want to get tested for covid before those holiday gatherings. >> demand is really high. jocelyn is in walnut creek with
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options still available. >> these at home testing kits are in hot deplanned right now. just a few weeks ago you could go to your local cvs, walgreens and get these. unfortunately just as we head in to the holidays, a lot of these stores out of stock. the president yesterday announced plans to deliver 500 million free at home covid tests sometime in january. for now when people are in desperate search for them as they try to take precautions, ahead of their holiday gathering, pharmacy chains acknowledging the temporary shortage. cvs is limiting customers to six kits a purchase. walgreens to four for new. >> challenging. been going around different pharmacies, now here, can't find any. >> people are aware of it. people want to get tested. supply isn't there. >> appoint mints at testing sites in the bay area are also getting full. in the east bay this morning we went online and found limited appointments at the testing sites in brentwood and antioch for today. those can be found on the
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lhi.caron line site. many others are booked if until after christmas. as far as the testing kits you can go online to cvs to see which stores still have them in stock. you can call ahead of time where you can come in person. reporting from walnut creek. kpix5. the booster shot will be required for all health care workers and this will make the state only the second in the country to take this kind of action. >> justin is live in the newsroom and the governor is expected to officially announce in this morning. >> the governor said this is one of the immediate actions they are taking as we fight with the rise of omicron is part of a broader plan he will detail during a press conference later this morning in oakland. on twitter last night the governor posted this requirement is to protect the people of california and to ensure a hospitals are
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prepared. nuwsom required health care workerns to be vaccinated by september. though the state is doing better than many states across the united states dealing this surge, the states health department noticed positive test rates picking up and seeping more people in hospitals. the fear is that we could see a surge in new infections amid holiday parties and family gathering. right now it's not clear if weekly testing will be allowed as a substitute for this booster requirement. we should learn more there at the press conference later in morning. we will stream it for you live on kpix.com and on cbsn bay area. we are live fda is set to autho two covid treatment pills as early as today. the drugs are seen as promising new oral treatment that can be taken at home, when a person shows signs of a covid infection. clinical trials they say the pills have between 30 to 90% effectiveness in preventing hospitalizations and death. the nhl is pulling out of
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the winter olympics. the this arch the leaping's regular season schedule has been severely disrupted by coronavirus outbreaks. over the past week more than 40 games have been postponed due to positive test results. the decision means this will be the second straight winter olympics without nhl players. and we are helping you stay ahead of this pandemic. we have a vaccine and testing resource guide halt the very top of kpix.com. jurors are off today in the elizabeth holmes fraud trial. this after day it would have the deliberations. based on a note the jury sent to the judge yesterday, it could be a while. the judge quickly denied the request to take home all 39 pages of jury instructions to review at length. the panel has three months worth of evidence to go through as they weigh if the founder defrauded patients and investors in to backing her faulty blood testing technology. deliberations set to continue tomorrow if there is no verdict
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by then the panel will reconvene until the new year. sunnyvale police say they arrested two men they believe are connected to a strange of car breaks in. they responded to a car break- in on monday night. an officer saw suspects and followed them to a parking lot where he saw them breaking in to another car. the officer tried to stop them when the driver rammed his car into the officer's vehicle. three suspects took off running. officers eventually found and arrested two of them. they are still looking for the third suspect. a pair of grinches struck early this year in watsonville. two people stole a santa mannequin. locals say they are in disbelief someone stole the santa leaving only his boot behind. >> when we came there we thought someone was pulling a prank. with relike wow it's not there. it was there the day before. he really wanted it. which kind of sucks for us.
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it looks cool, a lot of customers like it. seeing the santa on the tractor and stuff. it sucks. it almost seems like they had seen this guy previously and were planning on taking him. way. fun it would be to see santa on the tractor in a farming community. that's terrible. >> we know who is getting coal this year. watsonville police are urging anyone with information on the theft to call them. left his boot behind. >> right. coming up,. >> the delay from wells fargo for employees to return to the office amid the omicron surge. if the new deal to end the weeks long kellogg's worker strike. all right. grab your rain jackets. you can see the scattered light showers pushing across the region on high definition doppler this morning. we are looking at the showers
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taperifg off through the day. ly show you future cast and we are not done yet with the wet weather. details on the seven day forecast. . and the market just opened about ten minutes ago. taking at i quick check. the dow is up in the green about 17 points. bradley breaks down the numbers for us after the break. first here is what is coming up on cbs mornings. good morning. ahead, coronavirus cases are spiking to levels we haven't seen since last winter. will the head of the cdc will join us to talk about the biden administration's efforts to slow down the surge and how your family can stay safe over the holidays. and if you haven't ordered your christmas present you are not out of luck. at least not yet. we are going to tell you what you can still do and how you can make sure the twist as life on time. and opera great talks to vlad about his career and why he doesn't even think about his legacy. it's a really good interview.
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bradley joins us live from the cbs broadcast center. good morning to you. >> good morning. trading has been underway for a little more than ten minutes. right now the dow is up slightly up 22, 19 points and checking the tech sector. the nasdaq is up just over eight points. the s&p500 meanwhile is up just over four points. a muted response. the market flat with continued concerns about the omicron variant. moving on across the country rent prices jumped more than 10% in the third quarter compared to last year. that's according to analysis
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from rent.com. the highest spike happened in idaho where it was up almost 60%. in california they jumped nearly so%. towing rents dropped there in san francisco by about 6.6%. >> i don't see it. take a look at this. video of the moment a monster tornado ripped through a kentucky bank. check that out. the video recorded by security cameras watching the lobby. its glass front doors blownn. the lights go out first and then the christmas tree goes flying. wow. the bank is in mayfield. the town was destroyed by the storms. signists are tracking after shocks that 6.2 quake that hit. video of the clean up shows the damage caused by monday's quake. the jolt was strong enough to do damage to shops in ferndale. shattered window was scene across main street. business owner was seen
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boarding up their store fronts. it's 6:45 now. let's go over to mary lee. a busy morning. >> it is. tracking that light rain pushing across the bay area. a wet start to the day. if you are getting ready for work or school give yourself extra time because we are dealing with those slick conditions on the roadways, ponding, even reports of minor street flooding. there we go as we look to high definition doppler. lit up this morning, you can see that green on our radar screen. let's zoom in here and you can see san francisco getting that wet start into the east bay. for berkeley, oakland, alamo, heyward, fremont, union city, as well as looking at down through -- for the south bay, campbell, los gatox pen sharks palo alto get that light rain this morning. here is a wet bay bridge camera. check out all the rain drops and the slick conditions on the roadways. rainfall so far and of course more to come as we head through
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the week. about nine ten thes in the north bay. mount tam about three quarters of an inch. for san mate oh. berkeley the east bay, san francisco, about seven tenths. and for the south bay in san jose, looking at four tenths of an inch of rain so far. as we look to the temperatures in the 40's to about 50 degrees. today's forecast, when what you can expect. i will say this. the wettest time frame for today happening this morning. as we head through the afternoon, we are looking at showers beginning to taper off for us. there is still a chance to see a few isolated showers through our day today. then on and off rain over the next several days of the week this low pressure system dropping that cold front our way. round one of the rain moving in. then several rounds of rain over the next several days. let's walk you through this timing it out taking you hour by hour. you can still see the spotty showers lining up our future cast radar screen.
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here we are at noon. few showers and some isolated showers even by four. as we look to tomorrow morning, there we go with that second round of rain coming our way. then looking at dryer conditions for the most part. you can see the showers by tomorrow in the afternoon for the south bay. rainfall estimated seven day totals for the north bay. mountains three to five inches of rain. one to three and for the santa cruz mountains, three to five inches of rain. your snow report, north star, we are watching that snow starting to fall in the sierra, winter weather advisories in effect for the west slopes of the sierra and the tahoe area and we are looking at winter storm warnings by the end of the week. several feet of snow expected up in the sierra. let's show you that seven day forecast and what you can expect. san francisco, oakland and san jose. as we are looking at the rain chances through the week and even for the christmas holiday weekend on saturday we are looking at the rainy conditions. inland east bay, the north bay
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and the coast as we are looking at off and on ryan. the rivers of rain through frid and even for our christmas holiday weekend into early next week. time now for the bay area bright spots this is from lenny. the front yard in holiday lights. i love this so much. some lanterns on the porch. thank you for share that. we love to see this. we want to see your holiday lights too. e-mail your pictures and videos to bay area to bright spots at kpix.com and share them on social media with the hash tag kpix. let's check in with ann for a look at photograph speck how are the roadways shaping up. i flow we have wet roadways out there. >> yeah. its been raining all night. may just be a good morning to stay home if you have that luxury. we are also dealing with some bart delays this morning up to 20 minutes, that is because we have singing tracking through the transbay tube. be aware of that. let's go out live right flow if
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you are hitting the roadways this is what it'll look like. our photographer driving heyward northbound, 880, this is close to the 92 interchange. you know it's one of those situations where all round the bay area are you going to come upon a puddle or some ponding in the roadway to be aware of. it is a slow co at we seng accident on the san mateo bridge this is going westbound. the left lane is blocked. it's not slowing things down too much but the back up will likely continue to build there. let's take a look at the pass. still that fog advisory in effect. 43 minute drive from 205 to 680 going from tracy into the city. let's take a live look at the bay bridge. metering lights on. you can see a lot of water on the camera lens there. time from the maze into the city. 19 minute drive. south bay travel times, 85 to 101 only a 121 minute drive. everything in the green there
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and finally our east bay travel times, things looking good. everything in the green there as well. 18 minutes castro valley into the maze. former national security adviser is taking legal action against the committee investigating former president temperature's attempt to overturn the 2020 eye election. is he suing to block the united states house subpoena that is calling for his phone records. this lawsuit is the 8th court challenge against the committee investigating then president trump's attempt to overturn the election. and this morning san francisco based wells fargo says it'll be pushing back its return to office plan as mida surge in omicron. the bank had expected to put its plan in place starting january 10th. wells fargo said it'll be providing more guidance on a return date early next year. is a strike involving kellogg workers is ending. they are set to return to work next week. new contract includes a 2%
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raise and a 3% increase for legacy workers. millions of families in need will be getting a nice surprise this holiday season thanks to toys for tots. the program run by the marine corp reserve has beencollecting handing out gifts for 74 years. the secretary of state praised toys for tots for their charity contributions. >> i think the program says a lot about the character of the marines. some of the toughest people in the world. you have huge, huge hearts. >> it distributes about 18 million toys to seven million children in need each holiday year. next on kpix45 and streaming on cbsn bay area. >> california watching the omicron variant. the official announcement coming today to make sure hospitals are prepared. and streaming today on cbsn bay area, the governor announces new state actions to help protect against the omicron variant. we will stream that for you live at 10:40 this morning and
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we talk to the ceo of community action mar nation a about their organization and helping people out. that's coming up at 8:15.
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live there the newsroom awaiting immediate action from the governor and just hours is he expected to officially announce a booster shot htwitr eveninthe governor said this is one swing in the fight against the omicron variant. its part of a broader plan he will detail during a press conference this morning in oakland. he said this is to protect the people of the state and to make sure that our hospitals are ready to deal with the surge in
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omicron cases, a more transmissible variant. when the delta variant was rapidly spreading i required health care workers to be vaccinated. though the state is doing better than many other state across the country in dealing the surge the fear is that we could see even more new infections amid holiday parties and family gathering. right now it's not clear if weekly testing will be allowed as a substitute to the booster. we may get that answer later during the press conference. this morning, these at home testing kits are in hot demand right now. they are allow you to get the results in around 15 minutes. something families looking for ahead of the holiday gatherings. unfortunately a lot of stores are out of stock of them right now. the president yesterday announced plans to deliver 500 million free at home tests.
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pharmacy chains are acknowledging the temporary shortage. customers limited to six test kits a purchase. walgreens to four. what other options there? pharmacies are still offering lab based testing. as well as testing sites. we found appointments at sites in the east bay. as far as the at home testing kits you could try calling the store as head of time to see if they have some available. you could try going online to see if there are stores that have them in stock. we have the bart delays in both directions through the trans bay tube. check the schedule if you are going out on mass transit.
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a live look this is how it look itself are you driving at this hour. oakland, northbound 880, dealing with some roadway flooding and random spots all over the bay area. taking a look at the pass. still that fog advisory. 43 minute drive from tracy into the city and taking a live look at the san mateo bridge. it is pretty quick drive. still to 101. we have that accident blocking the left westbound lane. grab your rain jackets umbrella. you can see a live welcome. slick conditions ask all of the rain drops on the live cam a. high definition doppler. you can see the light scattered shower activity lighting up high definition doppler. zooming in, a wet start to the day over san francisco, the bay bridge, east bay from oakland, the alamo, heyward, fremont, across the peninsula for san mateo, redwood city and in to the south bay over los gatos. a wet morning.
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we will see the showers taper off. a few showers are still a possibility on and off as we head through the week. checking the temperatures we will be in the 50's to about 60 degrees for the daytime highs as we head through the afternoon. you can see on future cast a few isolated showers as we go through the day today. back to you. here is an item for an extreme bucket list. 62 runners from 18 countries completed a marathon across antartica. >> it was never going to be easy coming to the coldest, windiest, highest and driest continent on the planet. as much as it was brutal, also so beautiful. >> the group trekked over 26 miles of snow just a few hundred miles from the south pole, is 1 have now joined the elite seven continents club by completing a marathon on all seven continents. we talked about how beautiful
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it is. i don't know -- yeah. >> cool look at. >> yeah. i like to watch it on tv instead. look so easy. >> thank you for joining us. ♪cbs rng," aloo you our ers on t west coast. i'm gayki ail'm nate burleson. >> yes he is. let's go to today's eye opener, it's your world in 90 seconds. >> the folks who are not vaccinated are putting other people at risk, and your choice can mean the difference between life or death. >> a stark warning from president biden as omicron surges nationwide. we'll speak to the director of the cdc. over covid-19 and the flu, that's not stopping families from traveling. >> if you're planning to leave

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