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>> governor newsom signed several bills today to try and make college more affordable and accessible for californians our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains how much money the state will spend on the plan. >> we have the plan and this year we have the money to get big things. governor gavin newsome wednesday scientists 7 bills to make college in california. more affordable for california students. it's because we have an historic budget surplus this year. testament to the head with 80 billion dollars. texas. >> it. >> a tennessee newsome officially approving the spending plans at a pep rally like news conference at csu northridge in los angeles. the legislation includes a 2 billion dollar investment to boost the availability of affordable housing for college students and campus staff. men and women should be able to focus on jobs or their education and not worry about
where they will sleep that night. the bills also include efforts to expand student financial aid provide thousands of more spots for in-state students who want to go to a california state or university of california school and make it easier for community college students to transfer those efforts are what lawmakers say are the highlights of california's 47.1 billion dollar higher education package this year. we're trying to reconcile. the fact that we haven't been investing. >> and our system of higher education of the course. the last few decades. the bill signed wednesday are just a fraction of the more than 40 higher education proposals. governor newsom plans to approve an order for us to thrive like we are doing today. we need 1 million more college graduates. >> you and you and you and everybody else in our community to get a college degree to help our state survive and thrive. >> this could be one of the last bill signings we see this week as governor newsom's deadline to sign or veto legislation for the year is sunday at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news.
>> the biden administration is announcing major changes to the federal student loan forgiveness program. the changes, make it easier for certain borrowers to qualify for debt relief. the u.s. department of education announced the changes this morning. the department says it will bring relief to more than 550,000 people, including more than 20,000 borrowers who will now be automatically eligible for loan forgiveness without having to take additional steps to qualify. that includes some military service members teachers, nurses and others. meanwhile, the san francisco unified school district is running out of money and the district could be taken over by the state. the school district is facing a 116 million dollars. shortfall. now the california department of education is stepping into try to help get the budget in order. part of that plan would including the school board cut 13% from its budget for the next year. the district would also have to put hiring freezes in place until the budget is balanced.
if that is not done, the state would then step in and take over the san francisco unified school district has until december 15th to submit a plan about how it will fix the budget. >> now to the drought emergency here in the bay area residents is sonoma and marin counties are going to have access. now to free water saving kits this weekend. the kits are available on a first come first serve basis and they're also limited to one per household. so inside the kit will be a one gallon bucket to catch water for reuse. a low flow. shower head writer also a 5 minute shower timer, a garden hose nozzle with the self closing toilet leak detection die tablets. and water saving tips and information. there are multiple locations giving away. these items from 08:00am to noon on saturday. just head to our website. kron 4 dot com to find the one that's closest to you. and starting tomorrow
the bay area, air quality management district is relaunching its clean cars for all program. those who qualify will receive up to $9500 to replace their older cars with a new or used hybrid. plug-in hybrid, electric or fuel cell vehicle. you can also get paid for trading in pour old or car for the bike or a transit card. eligibility is based on your income, your location and the year and pfizer your car to learn more. you can go to be a a q and d dot got off. >> well, the blue angels says we've been talking about this week. they're back in the bay area right now. fleet week is underway and our very own jonathan mccall got the chance go up, up and away with the blue angels today at poland. some serious here's a picture right before he took off this afternoon. he is. we want to report. he's back safe on the ground after what he says is a most definitely the flight of
a lifetime. a we hear he just walked back into the building. he is the briefing hits experience. he is going to join tonight at 9.30, to talk about his flight in way he looks cool as a cucumber yeah. but that's that's just before 6.30 is when he's going to talk about. yeah. the question is for those of us who have taken that man. do you pass out or or lose your lose your lunch advise not to eat before you go at length about this. i went up in 2012 ano he was excited, obviously, and. >> i was excited for it because it's so much like a way to talk to will be, i guess onset at 6.30 with ken and pam talk about. that was michael. yeah, 6.30. i'll be tuning about that. well, obviously jonathan was lucky to go for the blue angels. not everybody can do that. but the navy ships are back there. very cool. you can go inside
those take it tore people started checking them out today. this is the uss michael months or tours are also available tomorrow, saturday and sunday from 10:00am to 04:00pm know towards friday because of the parade of ships. they'll also be open on monday if you missed out from 09:00am to noon for a last minute or they're after the big shows this weekend. the ship is the second of 3 zumwalt class destroyers that utilize new guided missile technology. so very cool there and join us here on kron 4 this saturday to watch the blue angels live. it's our annual show that had to take a hiatus last year. but we have 2 hours of high-flying spectacular aerobatics on sunday with some of the navy's best pilots. the fun start saturday at 2 in the afternoon right here on kron 4 can will have a microphone on because he's hosting the big show as he is a pilot. you know, the
big question, of course, is what be able to see the stunt scene and will it be safe for them to fly. >> i got you can answer. that is standing right here. yes. so we do have some storms out there right now. kind of cruising by. >> that makes things a little bit sketchy going into the weekend. the good news is i think as we get into the weekend. >> we're looking great high pressure taking over. we're going to see some offshore winds a few him to a san francisco to check out the blue angels going to be a beautiful sight. mostly sunny skies. it will be breezy in the afternoon. just that afternoon, sea breeze kicking in 10 to 20 miles an hour. the temperatures very comfortable into the upper 60's. so enjoy that is going to be gorgeous all weekend long here comes that cold front slides across our skies right now. you see some of the clouds out there are crews mom by in fact, doppler radar is the big about some moisture out there. most of this not hitting the ground, but that cold front sliding on through and in the north bay, you see some of that moisture moving on by most of the smoke rain drops all but evaporate before they hit the surface. seeing some
of that in the north bay and even a little further south into the santa cruz mountains. that may be a little more substantial boy. they cover something out there that's a possibility. you see the cells here. you start to see some yellow showing up in some of the doppler radar returns. that's a little more substantial outside. so take any raindrops so we can get most the bay area getting the winds, though, outside blowing the 31 miles an hour. now in the san francisco. that's a pretty good gust in the afternoon. a 13 and lay off 17. now the south in the napa valley. it will be breezy at times this cold front's going to come through. in fact, we've got area of low pressure that's going to dig to the south that low is going to spin up all these clouds in our direction as we get into friday, if this low right here is going to come crews and by the bay area on friday morning bringing with it at least a slight chance of showers in the south bay. guys, back to you. >> all right. thanks, lawrence. still to come on kron 4 news at 5 flying the unfriendly skies. the unruly passengers. they're continuing to get on planes. new numbers on growing problem. you want
your home to be the end here and getting noisy. of all your neighbors. >> a musical holiday decorations going viral and billy ray cyrus better watch out. there may be a new king of them in town. meet the 7 year-old who's hoping to win a the x-rays from your urgent care visit look good. just stay off that leg, okay? what about my rec team? i'm all they got. next season. thanks doc. wow, he already scheduled my pt.
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nicknames we want to finish name known by many as the the good old the mullet and a 7 year-old from alabama he's using it to compete in a national championship is name is as rick kramer >> his mow at about a year ago last 4th of july as road just rocking out in his mullet with his mom and signed him up for the usa. mullet championship. an online contest to find the best mullets here in the u.s.. the children's competition. there he is. he's in the final round of 25 you know, up for the grand prize. >> people are always calm now, my hair and my mom signed. it has for me. >> feel pretty cool. i heard it. so i liked it. >> so we liked it as are also using his new platform to help bring awareness to bullying with his shake. the hate campaign and you can vote for
tonight and hill actually october 11th. so there's time we have the link to vote on our website. kron 4 dot com. >> do you think young man? still ahead, the warriors host the nuggets tonight pre season. home opener at chase. our own kylen mills is live from the i see trees of green ♪ ♪ red roses too ♪ ♪ i see them bloom for me and you ♪ (music)
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their second preseason game got to love it. kron 4 sports reporter kylen mills joins us live at chase. kyle is my favorite time of year, right. you have the baseball playoffs. >> football's going and oh, by the way, the team that was the toast of the bay since 2015, the warriors are back play. >> yeah. vicki and grant. the warriors are back tonight and will be playing your chase center infinite in front of a full crowd for the first time in a very long time. the words are selling tickets at full capacity so that is very exciting. it's also very exciting. the warriors are hosting the defending mvp and the denver nuggets here. we've got some of the players warming up. andrew wiggins behind me right now, getting ready for today's match up. we just heard from head coach steve kerr who told us that andre iguodala will not play tonight for said he is not hurt. he's just old otherwise. tonight, we should see the same warriors rotation as we
saw on monday night, their first preseason game, kerr said he'll be looking to get his players about the same amount of minutes. no one should be playing more than 20 that tonight. keep an eye on jordan poole kerr said he will start of the 2 spot alongside steph curry. you may remember on monday pool was on fire. he finished with 30 points. he was 7 of 13 shooting from beyond the arc. he was just outstanding. kerr said his players are especially excited to play in front of their home fans this season 2. >> even walking out on the floor in portland the other night. and stands full feeling the energy. it's just a huge rush for all of us. so to feel that that home. it's going to be awesome. so we're we're thrilled to welcome our fans back in the building. i'm just really for the year. >> tip-off here at chase center should be us. tip-off
here at chase center. coming up at 7 o'clock to should be a great game to pull and get joe kitsch. and in denver nuggets in the house. we were told to mall murray is out with an injury again, jordan poole could be the toast of the town. this season grant and vicki all send it back to you. >> now he is to during full highland, thank you for that report. steve kerr with the with a funny right there. by the way, to get those 37 occurs. 56 if you're scoring at home, i guess an nba terms. 37 is a bit old, but. now some baseball look at this. the game that will decide who the giants face in the national league division series is underway in la the st. louis cardinals. are there. this is the wild card game currently we are in the top of the second, the cardinals with a one. nothing lead over la. our sports department will be all over this one all night. what a consequential game for giants fans down there in la.
in the meantime, i'm really travel incidents. those are on the rise again, new federal aviation administration numbers show. >> more disruptions on commercial flights in the past week. then any other week in the past 2 and a half months. the faa says there were nearly a 130 new incidents reported by flight crews. bring this year's total more than 4600 incident. data shows about 72% of the issues the past week were. over the federal transportation mask the faa has adopted a 0 tolerance policy in the agency is proposing more than a million dollars in fines against unruly airline passengers this year. taking a bearish meant to us as humans it is ridiculous. >> lawrence karnow would never do that on the plane. he gentleman and a scholar he is a scientist t knows all about the weather and this is a live look from the top of out temple pious on what a cool day felt like fall here in the bay. it is fall. and yeah, you
know, but it just we have another rain going yet. so now i things are kind shifting years. >> here we go. what looks like we've got those clouds rolling in now. we do have a cold front moving by. they're just not much energy to it that said, doppler radar start to pick up on some moisture outside clouds over san francisco right now. the winds a little bit breezy out there and well, we're seeing those temperatures coming down a bit too high today of 62 degrees well below the average in san francisco 66 in oakland, 70 in san jose 71 a little more 75 for a high in concord and 72 degrees in santa rosa. so that cold front rolling on in breaking down the ridge of high pressure. not much energy left, but you can still see couple raindrops, little green out there on our screen right now. yeah. most of that scattered stuff. most of the not going to hit the ground, but of the south as we look at a little more substantial into the santa cruz area. the santa cruz mountains. maybe they get a couple of drops in the ground there. it's going to be fairly light to not going to
be probably measurable, a chance you could see couple sprinkles there. and in the we've got a cell that's about to move on shore that again, also not carry much of the way of rain love that going to be very good. that means you get the raindrops falling high up in the atmosphere and they evaporate before they get to the surface. the winds are blowing, though, in spots. we've seen some gusts over 30 miles an hour into san francisco over the past couple of hours. and so that on shore, wind continuing around the bay area as we head toward tomorrow afternoon. again, a lot of clouds outside that's going to keep these temperatures down. low 70's in the lot of 60's inside the bay. well, we could use a little rain here. but right now to look like any significant rain in the forecast. slight chance of showers on friday. back to sunshine and warmer weather on saturday and sunday and watch out some windy conditions on monday. thanks, lori. it's up next, bringing a little. to your yard. these holiday decorations are going viral. >> more about those when we come back.
>> they are the follow-up to one of the hottest high-tech halloween decker patients of twenty-twenty rich demero has the newest high-tech holiday must have products in tonight's tech smart last year when a toy company ventured into high-tech halloween decorations. they had no idea just how big of a hit they had on their hands. >> now they're hoping to win once again. but this time around, it's with singing talking holiday decorations.
>> this talking singing pumpkin is called jabberin jack made by toy company, mind scope products. high-tech pumpkin has a projector inside and sayings jokes and resembles a real glowing jack o lantern now mind scope is ready to celebrate the holidays with 2 new characters, mister chill recruiting snowman and funny. the reindeer for fun. he was really, really important to capture like this. whimsical feel each sells for $60 and has about 45 minutes of animation well, the company can't predict if they'll have a similar hit this time around. they're better prepared. we love santa claus, but he's everywhere. so we think it is and rangers to the >> i've got links to the official products on my website just go to rich on tech dot tv. i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart singin
pumpkins. what are called the properties at 5. i still cut the actual pumpkins like the jack o'lanterns. but they saying at you no, but they write fast. a lot more news ahead for kron 4 news at 6. we say hi to ken and all grant vicki, thank you so much. coming up tonight at 6 o'clock. we're working on a number of stories. one of them could would be saying goodbye to the mask mandates bay area. health officials are expected to announce criteria for lifting the requirement when certain counties could shed. plus the city of los angeles just passed one of the strictest vaccine mandates in the country. >> some critics say it will be tough to enforce. we'll break it down for you. i'm ken wayne i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
>> now at 6, we hear about it just about every day. covid receding here in california, especially in the bay area. certain counties could lose their indoor masking mandates sooner than others. good evening. thanks for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. >> i'm ken wayne. and i'm pam moore. santa cruz county has already dropped the indoor mask mandate and now bay area county health officials are determining what it will take for them to do this is a map that shows the level of community transmission around the bay area. you can see all but 2 bay area counties are in the substantial category napa and solano county right there. they're still in the high level of transmission. but covid has not gone away. and with the delta variant continuing to circulate medical experts are warning health officers to be cautious. kron four's. dan kerman is live in san francisco tonight with more on all of this stand. well, they area health officers are meeting trying to come up with tight criteria. they can all