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>>from the bay area's local news stations. watching kron 4 news. >>and now a data sudden stop in vaccinations in the east bay when the horse racing protesters showed up at golden gate fields, some of them even demonstrating on the track california changing up those quantities for the hardest hit communities. that's expected to make. >>advancing to the state's reopening a little bit easier. also a major ruling giving the go ahead for indoor youth sports across california who now has the final say in whether kids can take the court.
>>good evening everyone, thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 8 i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore and i'm ken wayne in berkeley a protest over horse racing forced the shutdown of a vaccination clinic and caused hundreds of appointments to be canceled. it happened at golden gate fields and that's where we find kron four's terisa to re said that those protesters intend to stop the clinic. >>they may not have intended to stop the clinic by catherine and cam that's exactly what happened they say that they came out here to home horse racing. but they got a lot more than that. >>holding bold yellow signs and chanting shut down golden gate fields, protesters position themselves on the sidewalk in front of the east bay track. several activists made it inside disrupting the day's scheduled races. all of this unfolding as 5 horses have died since the start of the year we have 4 activists locked down at the top of the backstretch. >>we're attempting cease all
mounted activities here at golden gate fields in the attempt to save another person's life for horses alone died february, what's more we actually saw that almost 60% of the workers that work here and live on contracted covid this is a lot of land that could pose for so many better purposes, but instead golden gate fields is abusing the protesters say that while stopping operations was their goal. it was not their plan to cancel the covid-19 vaccination site in operation in a tweet from track officials quote golden gate fields is a firm believer in the right to protest, however. >>the current actions of the protesters have forced the closure of the on-site covid vaccination clinic and hundreds of people have already had their vaccination canceled man i think there's no reason that they had to shut down the vaccine site as you can see what the complete opposite end and we are in full support of the vaccination site in fact we
believe that the opening pd pd saying things that are not in that are not true. >>we're not standing on the street. there's nothing that is stopping them from operating the vaccine site and we are fully in support of people getting their vaccinations today but the protesters didn't have the support of everyone out here. >>things heated up when a car drove by throwing eggs at them. the protesters say they're fighting for the health of everyone it was a few months ago when the track became a covid hotspot with nearly 200 people testing positive for covid-19. >>so there's a lot of back and forth that happened out here including we reached out to golden gate fields because they put out that tweet but then they put out another tweet saying that the vaccination pad don forward so it's not clear whether they canceled hundreds and then they were able to restart but they didn't answer our calls for that clarification we do know that some people had their covid shot canceled, but they were rescheduled for tomorrow so seems like everything is back on track.
morning live here theresa stasi back to you. >>thank you theresa, california's vaccination efforts will now be focused on millions of residents and the most vulnerable parts of the state. that's where 40% of the doses will not be sent. those areas are defined at the bottom of the healthy places index. they are communities considered at low income or hardest hit by the pandemic. >>households earning over a $120,000 have twice the access to vaccines. then communities that have been disproportionally impacted that is what we have to reconcile we have to own up. >>to that. >>the state says more than one and a half million doses have been distributed in targeted areas and once 2 million doses are distributed the state will make it easier for counties to reach the red tier and of course resume or activities. we've got more details which are coming up and more details
expected in the next few days. >>in contra costa county, the public health department there is addressing equity by adding pop-up vaccination and testing sites in the hardest hit areas there kron 4 sleep to gaal has the details. >>the darkest areas of this map show the portions in contra costa county hit hardest by covid-19 they are located in the lowest court, i'll of the healthy places index where case numbers and test positivity rates are disproportionately high we are focused on an interim unity is in west county east county and central county in order richmond any arc conquered pittsburgh and san pablo have the highest number of positive cases. >>and in all of those cities except san pablo less than 20% of the population has received the first dose of the vaccine and in all 5 cities less than 10% of the population has received the second dose by comparison the county's most affluent communities report a
higher percentage of vaccinations. >>in walnut creek for example, more than 40% of the population has received its first dose and more than 21% are fully vaccinated we have the infrastructure to deliver 75,000 vaccine doses per week but due to a lack of supply contra costa health services chief equity officer gilbert salinas says. >>the county is vaccinating the public at a slower rate than it once despite reaching more than 343,000 administered shots. >>county data shows nearly 33,000 people are being inoculated per week with help from the federal government health services is expecting a rapid increase in access to vaccines in the coming weeks and it is awaiting word from the governor's office on how to distribute them to disadvantaged communities. now that governor newsom announced equity is a priority announcement that the governor made earlier we're still waiting on direction and
process once we get clear on some of we'll have a better response for now the county will focus on increasing mobile and pop-up vaccination and testing sites targeting the latin x community in particular. >>just 13% of that population has been vaccinated compared to 22% of non-hispanic or latino people. in contra costa county felecia call kron 4 news. >>state lawmakers approved a plan to resume in person classes of public schools before the end of the school year. the 6.6 billion dollar deal that does not order districts to get students back on campus. but it does stengel 2 billion dollar in incentives for cash strapped schools, offering a share of that money but only if they do offer in person instruction by the end of the month. critics say the plan doesn't do enough to get students back on campus with no minimum requirement for hours per week in class.
governor newsome plans to sign that bill into law tomorrow. >>today marks the start of school staff and teachers getting vaccine priority at the oakland coliseum mass vaccination site half of the almost 8,000 daily doses are reserved for educators during the 2 day event. it's all part of the governor's push to try to get shots in the teachers arms and children back into classrooms. the coliseum site did reach a major milestone yesterday by putting out a 100,000 shots. >>new at 8 the covid vaccine is causing some women to think that they might have breast cancer. this is according to a ucsf doctor who has seen patients complaining about swollen lymph nodes in recent weeks as kron four's michelle kingston tells us that actually just a side effect of the shot. >>i really want women to hear don't panic. >>all doctor. foreman says she's seeing patients every day who just got the covid vaccine who are concerned
about swollen. lymph nodes under their armpits and near the collarbone she says she saw 3 patients just yesterday with this concern, wendy taste wallner was one of them i have had covid shot. >>since i saw you last and i'm not sure what that means in terms of evaluating. my nose any further and she said we you know we will we will do that it might raise false concerns that you don't need to have swollen lymph nodes are typically a warning sign. >>but for women who have recently gotten the covid vaccine. these bumps are typically not cancers there swollen glands a common side effect of the vaccine that is just proving that the shot is doing its job pretty woman should know that when you get a vaccine. >>that one of the things that happens is that you're getting your immune system to. >>know rev up and start making any bodies and the factories for making those anybody's or your lymph nodes the enlarged lymph nodes are showing up on
mammograms like this one under on the same side where women are getting vaccinated and this is being noticed incidentally on screening studies like screening mammography or screening breast mri doctor bonnie jo, the chief of breast imaging at ucsf. >>recommends getting your mammogram before your vaccine or waiting 4 to 6 weeks after getting your vaccine to get your mammogram and the good news is that this is a natural reaction to the vaccine. so most of the time these are going to resolve on their own the key thing there is to not panic and not to and not to assume that that's a cancer in san francisco, michelle kingston kron 4 news. >>big story, a big ruling for indoor youth sports. they can now resume statewide this is the result of a settlement between the state and the let them play coalition. the tentative agreement allows indoor and outdoor sports to resume as long as they follow the same testing guidelines imposed on college and professional athletes that
means students have to get regular testing with results required 48 hours before a game. the deal would also allow for a limited number of spectators, mostly family members of athletes. it's important to note that the tentative agreement is between the coalition and the state not with individual counties. >>it now goes down to the local decisions and i would ask those local authorities that have the ability to let them play. please let them play. it's time. these kids have had nothing for 11 months. and they truly truly need this. >>indoor sports can resume the says as long as counties remain at or below 40 new covid cases a day that's per every 100,000 people. >>january we had 15 homicides in we had 8.
>>coming up we're going one on one with oakland's new police chief and how his violence reduction strategy is working out. just one month into his leadership role. >>a crime in the north bay not going as planned when a driver smashed his way into a store but then couldn't get the vehicle back out. plus one year now since the first confirmed covid infection in san francisco, we're taking a look at how the city is handled an unimaginable year. >>and gorgeous weather almost spring-like today look at that live shot
>>it is a real rush against time to get educators vaccinated and san francisco and according to a new new deal was reached by san francisco unified school district and the teachers union vaccinations are a prerequisite for schools to reopen teachers have been eligible for more than a week now, but appointment availability has you might imagine still remains to be an issue tonight kron four's attack e. >>talk to mayor london breed about this city reopening its schools and she joins us now live with the latest taylor. >>well there's been added pressure on the mayor to increase access to appointments for these teachers in light of this new deal and the access code drama from tuesday when some teachers were turned away from getting appointments at the muskogee center on tuesday. now since then the city has received more than 2000
special access codes from the state for teachers to schedule prioritized appointments. the teachers union tells me they're still in the process of understanding where their members are at with getting those vaccinations after receiving codes from the district and city yesterday afternoon other teachers that have gotten vaccinated without those priority codes tell me they've been scrambling to find open places like cvs walgreens and another mass vaccination sites like the coliseum in oakland. despite the new agreement between the district and teacher's union that makes vaccinations a requirement to reopen schools in the red tier. mayor breed says the reopening of schools shouldn't depend vaccinations. >>but ultimately do we think staff is going be unified is going to open the schools within 21 days. i don't know i hope so but regardless vaccines can not continue to be the excuse even though vaccines are not necessary in order to open our schools. >>now mayor breed's been an advocate to reopen schools, even backing a lawsuit filed
by the city ut last month and that basically is claiming that it's illegal to require vaccinations for in person instruction since the see the state and cdc will still require those vaccinations to go back to in person learning will have much more on this coming up at 9 o'clock for now live in san francisco taylor kron 4 news all right taylor, thank you very much another big story. we're following tonight. >>san francisco's waste management company recology we'll have to pay back city residents almost 95 million dollars in overcharge fees. this is the latest in the city's ongoing public corruption investigation in 2 former public works director mohammed nuru the city attorney's investigation found that over 4 years recology gave gifts of money food and accommodations to nuru and other city employees, including $60,000 for public works holiday party, a former ecology executive was charged in november with bribing nuru as part of today's settlement
recology will refund the overcharge plus 5% interest. it will also lower collection rates and not raise rates starting in april. the companies also barred from giving gifts to city employees. mayor london breed released a statement about the findings that reads in part. this is an appalling case for our residents and businesses who have been overpaying their trash rates for years. the good news is thanks to the city that they will be getting that money back now. it sends a message to everyone from the corporations in city contractors doing business with the city to the individuals working on the city's behalf that we will hold everyone accountable. >>and the north bay, somebody drove a car right through the front windows of a nevado gun store right into the store and then tried to steal some of the weapons it happened early this morning at the marin county arms gun store. police say the driver was caught on camera smashing a display case stashing guns in the car. but
he had to abandon the car because he couldn't get it back out of the store. surveillance photos show a man with short dark hair, wearing a black ski mask a black and yellow usc trojan sweatshirt black pants 10 colored work work boots and if you do recognize him or if you have any information. call police. >>some big waves for beachgoers today video showing the high surf in pacifica really rolling out there. the national weather service says we could see more of this tomorrow. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow was checking the conditions along the coast and the weather forecast and has yeah certainly the big wave developing along the coastline. that's a good sign that means there's actually some storms off the coastline and we certainly could use some rain drops coming our way looks like we're going to get a 2 out there tonight, skies, mostly clear the couple high clouds moving up above but other than that not bad at all we are going to see a change almost spring-like weather r t- around the bay area today that is moving out of town the
waves moving along the coastline, though yeah look at the 10 maybe some 12 footers special on the northwest facing beaches here into parts of pacifica watch out for that is there going to be pounding the coastline again tomorrow i think and probably through the weekend. other right now. yeah, not bad at all in fact a nice quiet evening around the bay area weather wise tomorrow, not so i think about this time we're already looking at some raindrops developing in the north bay you can see the frontal system beginning to push on shore the main core low well to the north we've got another low that's developed on the backside of that that may just slow that system down just by a few hours or so still looks like it's going to push it through the end bring us some rain to northwest to see the rain drops all the way to seattle vancouver gotten into portland on your way as well, but so far nothing here just chip and you see the clouds begin to clip far northern california, not that far away from getting some rain in those neighborhoods looks like there's a lot more rain to come once the system comes through that can open the door that we start to talk about a return to some winter, you know what maybe even cold enough. >>that we could actually see some snow down to about 2500
feet really in our local mountains as we look toward this next week. so what a contrast right temperatures today, almost spring-like in the 70's this next week it is really back to winter. thank you to thanks for us. so head to dates many animal rescue organization simply wouldn't exist if not for the dedication of volunteers. >>in tonight's flying tails story we'll learn about a bay area pilot who bought a plane to help move service dogs around the country. >>i also part of the problem with getting the black community vaccinated a digital divide we're going to hear from bay area resident and author w
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>>a new campaign is working to encourage the black community to get vaccinated against coronavirus it's called the conversation between us about us. bay area residents and author and comedian w kamau bell as part of the effort which launched today on youtube we talked with bell about the campaign and the barriers to getting some people vaccinated. >>we don't have we don't all have access to broadband internet we took we don't have and a lot of getting the vaccine is getting on the computer and refreshing the screen over and over again and waiting for points to wait to open up so we don't have access to even if you say go to your computer go to your smartphone and get that vaccine. we don't have all have access to the things that we can't we don't access to the to the heart software, the hardware to get the vaccines, we're talk about some very
basic things the digital divide so i think that it's not just if i want the vaccine how do i get it it's like i don't have the thing that makes it easy to get the vaccine. i think the big thing is that let's be clear about this. a lot of times when this these stories are covered in the news about black people not getting the vaccine is framed is as black people's ignorance when really the question is if we've really this is clearly america's earned black people's distrust throughout our history in this country and i mean you don't talk about like the tuskegee experiment you talk about henrietta lacks you talk about a california prison made some black inmates so there's ways in which air america's health care industry and america's government has earned that distrust and so we want to say look you have the right you we understand that distrust you're not stupid. we get it, but look here are black doctors black nurses black researchers by scientists who understand or distrust but can you trust them if they explain it to you it's important we have many different versions of those people in the video not just one main black doctor. >>this interview first aired
on our streaming channel kronon you can find it in the app store and download for free live local news. >>next today tomorrow marks the one year anniversary of the first confirmed coronavirus san francisco tonight kron 4 goes one on one with the city's health director to revisit the challenges faced look at how the city's reaction compared to other places across the country. also where the nearly 2 trillion dollar covid relief bill is standing in senate right now and we're hearing from oakland's new police chief an
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franciscans we are ordering that everyone in san francisco. >>who can remain at home. until april 7th 11 days after announcing its first case san francisco joined 5 other bay area counties and enacted a shelter-in-place order quieting once busy streets. >>looking back san francisco's public health director says that type of aggressive action serve san francisco well compared to other major cities by following the science data and we have. >>a better job than other other areas of the country with regard to slowing the spread of the virus and really san franciscans have responded incredible support insurance resilience and compassion helping manage this incredibly challenging and in many ways tragic here colfax admit san francisco had a challenges early on with testing. >>and getting enough personal protective equipment for
frontline workers. there are also 3 surges forcing what it just opened to close again. looking ahead colfax says there's light at the end of the tunnel but with a limited supply of vaccine reopening must be a careful balancing act the virus has mutated in such a way that it it can spread even faster and maybe even more deadly as a result of these mutations so. >>but what i'm most concerned about is we get the balance right in terms needing to slowly taking very intense for approach based on the data about what we know are lower risk activities. but also get enough vaccine to get into arms these a couple months are going to be really key to if we can start to get to say better control. doctor colfax as we also wouldn't be where we are today. >>if those first responders health care workers and other frontline workers hadn't stayed on the job during the pandemic. in san francisco dan
kerman kron 4 news. >>we are encouraging people basically to double down on mask-wearing to late in life of all of what i would argue is bad information. coming from at least 4 states in this country. >>during his stop in san joaquin county today to talk about the state's commitment to health equity in combating coronavirus governor newsome stress. the importance of wearing a mask and even double mask wearing the 4 states he was referring to iowa, mississippi, montana and texas. their governors are rolling back mask mandates even urging their residents to go back to what used to be a normal way of life. well, this goes directly against the advice from the cdc about the risk of variants spreading across the united states. health researchers at harvard yale and the cdc say they're concerned this could bring another surge in cases. some major retail chains in those very states. it's a you can go without a mask. those chains are continuing to require
customers to wear masks. >>the senate has voted to begin debating a nearly 2 trillion dollar covid relief bill did make some last minute changes in an effort to get it passed in the evenly divided chamber. they're hoping for senate approval of the package before next week and they are getting stiff opposition from republicans who are due to the bills huge price tag ignores promising signs that the pandemic and the economy are beginning to turn around. >>in the east bay oakland's new police chief ron armstrong has a wide range of experience includes everything from being a patrol officer to an investigator in the human trafficking unit. just one month into his new job as opie d's new chief. he had a virtual one on one interview with kron four's has it made you about the major issues he's faced and his plan for trying to keep the public safe. >>ppe for carol carroll won making oakland safe protecting
and serving has been this veteran opd officers calling for the past 22 years for like i'm a part of that community feel like i'm a part of protecting my community. >>so for me it really a call and my first one on one interview with oakland police chief leronne armstrong comes about a month after he was sworn in as it turns out a lot has happened in those 4 weeks and the new chief in i get it to all of it. >>there have been 26 homicides in oakland in 2021. over 100 shootings over a 150 of those shootings involved a home or a vehicle being struck by bullets. chief i'm says his violence reduction strategy involves reallocating resources focused on reducing violent crime across the city and he says it's already showing results. january we've had. >>15 homicides in we had last week alone we arrested 6
suspects for homicide related also more firearms in the 2021. they needed at the start of 2020 violent crime and oakland knows no boundaries several recent highly publicized violent incidents occurring to the city's chinatown has garnered national with some saying the suspects were motivated by their hatred for asian americans know the crimes that we've investigated most of which have crimes of the one hate crime was not actually specific to chinatown it was a it was a crime that. >>at her on social media where an individual put out specific threats the asian community and that's what we followed up on as a 2021 has also seen early start to sideshows season in oakland i attended someone else i shows myself and i've heard gunfire, the chief says opd lost its side chill detail due to budget
cuts as a result of when that funding was cut we see a 1500% spike in sideshow activity vinci broke the new chief says he is personally reached out to the city administrator's office to see if they can find funding to bring back the stdeshow detail in the meantime his officers are doing what they can to deter sideshows by arresting participants towing vehicles and our ability to get out there last weekend and prevent size the city of oakland, i think maybe entire city safe as it led kron 4 news. >>all right time for a look at forecast which sounds like it has a little drama yeah we've been seeing the sunny weather lawrence and i are talking about snow. yeah, i like a little weather drama. we could actually see a couple snowflakes in the bay area as we head monday and tuesday of next week but the sierra they're going to be first with that storm system coming through they're going to see another 3 maybe even inches of snow even more. >>and that could drop all the way down to about 3500 feet so nice to see that here's the
long-range forecast. you see the first storm come through that's bringing us some rain tomorrow night into early on saturday morning that kind of clears out so rather dry weekend for the most part then we get into monday that's a much colder storm system rolling in that keep things wet right through tuesday and possibly in the part of wednesday as well before clearing things out that another one lined up after that so looks like we've got some interesting weather ahead, some cold wintry weather is on the way plan on that get all those clothes out again looks like he's going to stay unsettled right to the next 7 days. okay lawrence, thank you very much still ahead at 8 o'clock people are leaving the city. >>for the sierra and the city of trucking is bracing for a wave of new residents plus how new technology may
>>help may be on the way for a south bay neighborhood historically plagued by gun violence. yes, san jose of police there are considering using gunshot technician technology that's a way to detect the frequency and the location of gunfire and it's a portable system it's mounted on poles. it cannot detect gunshots read license plates take video real-time alerts could eliminate the gaps in the reporting of gunshots and that would result in faster response. times police say, and they say it will not be used for traffic or other law enforcement. the plan arrives as a legal gun seizures are on
the rise. police say the system could also help reduce overall crime. >>next today business trips weekend getaways and puppies volunteer buying a million dollar plus airplane to transport his precious cargo for a bay area based rescue organization that is tonight's wine and in sports. the warriors playing without step from during have an update on that. >>plus why is russell wilson wearing a stanford hoodie
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>>many animal care and rescue organizations they just would not even exist if not for the dedicated help. volunteers. tonight's flying tails has the story of a volunteer has gone the extra mile and then some he actually bought a plane to help move service dogs around the country that argument is topping off the fuel tanks on his new plane. it's a pipe or ham 3.50 pressurized high-performance single engine. >>capable of flying about 1500 miles nonstop and more than 240 miles an hour. priced at more than a million dollars it's not for everyone. the kind of play news were often for regional travel for business trips weekend getaways. >>and puppies this is absolutely the first time i've been aware that a breeder caretaker has the you know stepped up their their support and you piloted a plane to take their puppies to to their
puppy raisers. it's incredible and david says he bought the plane to get to a second home in the pacific northwest and with this idea in mind to carry this precious cargo. a piece that are about to be trained to eventually become service dogs for canine these 5 fuzzy fur need to get arizona for the first step in their training program. >>it just so happens 2 of them were raised by david and his husband kenny, normally we turn them into opportunity for us personally deliver a piece that we for the first time david is helping load his own puppies rafi and renzo plus 3 others for a flight to the phoenix area aside from a stiff wind conditions are ideal companion says it hopes this is the first of many such trips with david and his new plane you can like we'll have to ask david how many flights is that he's going to do for us the but absolutely it's
wonderful to have more pilots on especially wonderful someone who is so engaged with our organization and our canine companions community is is really stepping up their support and you know bought a plane to transport these up. >>rob one of the ones we raced the mission was a success david of the pops arrived safely at the buckeye arizona airport the puppies are on their way to becoming service animals and david is no doubt considering his next flight. >>while at the fact he bought a million dollar plan to do this that this fabulous so why are they using volunteers well because of coronavirus lot of commercial flights are taking animals and so they're turning to these private pilots to do the job done canine companions are headquartered in santa rosa, their big national organization giving these highly trained service animals for free to people with disabilities and veterans who need them without these pilots it would build get those doggies out there and so good for him for stepping up like
this good for all of have some press of. thanks ken. u c berkeley study says that californians are on the move but not necessarily out of the state instead they're moving from one part of the state to another reporter lonnie wong shows us why the sierra is now a very popular destination. >>the resort town of truckee off interstate 80 has long been a popular skiing and outdoor recreation destination for folks in the valley and the bay area. but recently people are not only visiting they're staying for good in the past decade, the town of 16,000 residents average 15 newcomers a year. according to the 2020 census it's good that 1000 residents in just the past year. it's not a surprise the locals and the traffic is just. >>it's awful like if you're up here on irving on a holiday. and you try to go home at the wrong time. it's a parking lot our infrastructure is not able to handle residents also worry
about the cost of competition for housing. >>chuckie and the surrounding area has always been a huge tourist attraction. >>and apparently it's been recreational visitors who have taken the opportunity to move here permanently in the midst of pandemic and when their employers shed. >>work wherever you want for as long as you want. the door became open for them while some locals worry about preserving the about lifestyle. they love others see an opportunity. they bring a whole new set of talent and skills. >>that we're hoping that >>put to good use in our community welcoming newcomers while preserving chucky's way of life for longtime locals is the challenge the chamber of commerce is now creating programs to connect newcomers with locals and help them become good neighbors. we have population that have come here that we want to help integrate and engage them into our community. and that was lonnie wong reporting. >>on 4 sports from the 18 t
fiber sports desk. >>all right. we have an update in phoenix the warriors are down a 93 to 75 to the phoenix suns no bradley wanamaker i'm sorry i'm looking at bradley wanamaker so i said his name know steph curry know kelly you brayton know draymond green so they're severely undermanned of course. we'll have those highlights as soon as the game goes final. all righty now we're going to las vegas where russell wilson is supporting his sister and a new place for staff or pac, 12 tournament quarter finals against usc. i was conference co-defensive player of the year, but shows some scoring punch with a nice drive in school this one wasn't close stanford tied the tournament record for 15 made 3 pointers they have 4 players in double figures stanford wins 92 to 53. they play oregon state
tomorrow in the semi-finals. for the first time since april of last year you've sports across california can resume that includes all age groups and also indoor sports outdoor sports got the green light a couple weeks ago the decision is the result of a legal settlement settlement after to southern california high school athletes filed a lawsuit in january. the settlement stipulates that students and coaches will partake in testing protocol similar to the collegiate level. the state is set to provide testing for high contact sports like football and rugby. >>it's just been a crazy journey on a spiritual level just you know thinking of 3 million kids sitting on the bench, an not be given the opportunity to go to school to playing parks really to play sports and do things they love and city here today knowing that all you sports indoor outdoor are open in the state of california it's it's it's overwhelming to be honest with you i the magnitude of it.
when you think of how many kids and families are affected is. again it's just overwhelming. long as everyone's healthy good for the kids are cactus league back baseball giants white sox alex wood making his first appearance as a giant he pitched a 1, 2, 3 1st ending. >>including a strikeout darren ruff. takes a deep to left center here that one is gone that's a 2 run. top prospect heli at ramos added a couple of hits as well giants win 3 to one. the aides were off. today yeah for the warriors dis. just a long night, you know what steve essentially said was it's a brutal back back staff played all season. he's not really going to get all star break because you have to go down to atlanta playing all-star game we're going to have him off. >>we're not what dream playing on a bomb and what i will play him and kelley, ray guy yesterday all-star break is well needed for this team, they'll be off for a week and
we'll see him late next week. hopefully they'll be healed and can i start another wintry because they've lost 3 in a row if if they if this result holds final yeah they just got to get to the playoffs and just squeak in the playoffs and we can hope for the best exactly alright. >>thanks jason. >>well kron 4 celebrating remarkable women this month and coming up the story of
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>>march is women's history month kron 4 celebrating with a monthlong series on remarkable women and we begin with a stop in sonoma county. that's where we meet larkin she is a mother who's dedicated herself to raising awareness about children with disabilities. first plea gaal has her story. >>inclusion and acceptance drive larkin o'leary's mission if we don't presume competence we'll never know 3 years ago the center is a mother of 2 stepped away from 15 years as an educator in classrooms, ranging from preschool to the 7th grade to focus on her 2 children, 18 month-old daughter june bell and 6 son james who has been diagnosed with down syndrome couldn't be there for my kids the way i wanted to i was. >>teaching class and then the next day was going to surgery with my son and then the next morning i would wake up in the hospital i would come back and teach. >>my kids and then i would go
back you know and so it was it was an impossible task ty everyone her own experiences inspired her to cool down the nonprofit common ground society. >>she serves as president of the organization in sonoma county focusing on educating and empowering her community to be more compassionate accepting and inclusive of people with disabilities want people to that people with disabilities are just that people just people you know when i'm at home. >>my son is nothing i don't even see down syndrome and him i just see james prior to the pandemic she traveled from greed schools to universities giving hundreds of speeches about her cause. now that work continues virtually spreading the same like here and that's like our message that we're putting out there into the world normally we we choose to be the one ambassador from the school's we go and what that means is to be the one to be caring be the one to be kind be the one to be helpful.
>>peter want to stand up when you see something that isn't you know right simply unremarkable concept that makes lurking o'leary's passionate work. >>truly remarkable phillipe djegal all kron 4 >>and that wraps up kron 4 news at 8 o'clock. but our primetime news continues at the top of the hour california now reserving 40% of its vaccine doses. >>for the 400 hardest hit zip codes in the state. coming up the bay area doctor will explain whether that strategy means everyone else could have to wait longer to get their shots. >>and in the east bay, a driver kills a mother heading home from work and then drove off tonight. we're hearing her family's plea for
>>from the bay area's local news stations. watching kron 4 news. households earning over a $120,000 have twice the access to vaccines. >>then communities that have been disproportionally impacted that is what we have to reconcile we have to own up to that. >>now at 9 california will begin setting aside 40% of all vaccine doses for people who live in the most vulnerable neighborhoods in an effort to try to not delay people most at risk from coronavirus and get the state's economy open more quickly. >>good evening, i'm ken wayne and i'm catherine heenan.