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all between a cheddar bun. yeah, it's loaded, but you know what they say: the more cheddar, the better. time. >> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news heading. they're in a community. one person killed in the middle of the day like today. shooting is not the only reason people are worried about living in san francisco's haight ashbury neighborhood. >> just because it's approved doesn't mean you'll be able to get one right away. the problem some parents are running into as they try to get vaccinated vaccine for their children. and we are saying goodbye to buster posey. the giants legend announcing his retirement today. a look at the legacy he is leaving behind. >> thanks for joining us tonight. i'm ken wayne and i'm
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pam moore. san francisco police are investigating after they say one man was shot and killed in the haight ashbury neighborhood today another man was injured and taken to the hospital. police say it all happened about 1 o'clock this afternoon. it's the latest incident of recent gun violence in that neighborhood. and as some who are living there terrified even go outside trying for some. and harry talked with some nervous neighbors. >> police have the street behind me. you're shut down for about 3 hours because of this shooting. they say one man did die here at the scene. i watched as neighbors were out here looking at the investigation and some tell me it makes them a little nervous. >> my favorite neighborhood to live in anymore around one thursday afternoon, san francisco police were called to this intersection heat street and the sonic avenue for a shooting. officers say when they arrived there were 2 men with gunshot one of the victims. >> succumb to his injuries and was declared deceased here at the scene. the other man was
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taken to the hospital. >> as pds homicide unit is investigating. they were speaking to witnesses at the scene. some told kron 4 they believe there were 2 people shooting when we asked police this was their response. we have a number of witnesses that have given us information that a number of rounds were shot where. >> not exact with the number of rounds that were shot for this incident at this time. we are looking to determine that she'd has lived in the haight ashbury neighborhood for more than a decade. >> he says he's seeing more and more crime here. just last week there was a different shooting just like one block the other direction. so. >> it's starting to feel like a less than safe neighborhood and i don't i'm not happy about that. he says he's not only unhappy but scare. i'm terrified right now. i'm like terrified. i could have been just like walking down the street for any reason. it my standard. >> and that police say this is an ongoing investigation and
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if you have any information to reach out to sfpd. they say you can provide that information anonymously in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> you heard that witness mention the other shooting from a couple of weeks ago. here's a map showing where that one took place relation to today's shooting. so only about a block apart and both happened right in the middle of the day, the october 22nd shooting bullets hit several cars in the window of the ritual coffee shop. one person went to the hospital with life threatening injuries. there's not been an update on that person's condition and police have not released any description of a possible suspect. a small dog in san francisco's recovering tonight after someone stabbed it last wednesday. this little dog was sitting in a parked car with its owner and the city's bayview district on shafter avenue. the dog's owner says a man for no apparent reason. walked up to her car while holding a knife. the woman told police a man threatened her and then stabbed her dogs for the win of the car and
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walked away officers treated the dog on the scene for life threatening injuries before taking it to an animal half hospital. derek won strong of san francisco was located and arrested by officers near the scene of the stabbing. he now faces a number of charges including maliciously injuring an animal police in san jose have shut down an underground casino. these are mug shots of mike leigh and john lee who are both suspected to be behind the operations. >> police say the 2 were involved in dealing drugs, illegal gambling and buying and selling stolen property and illegal indoor marijuana grow was also found on the premises. here's a look at what police seized at one location. police found 33 pounds of marijuana 25 pounds of thc products. 2 handguns and a loaded high capacity rifle magazine at another location authority sees 300 pounds of marijuana 2 guns, ammunition and $30,000 in cash
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year-old children is getting so popular in several bay area counties. it. >> anxious parents are grabbing up all the available appointments in one county in almost 15 minutes. thousands of appointments were grabbed kron four's terisa with more on the rush to get this new eligible age group, a shot in the arm. >> will it the clinic that we have planned for this weekend filled in. 10 minutes or maybe a little bit, maybe 5th team in its lady. hendrick spokesperson for marine county on what happened when they opened up appointments thursday afternoon for 5 to 11 year-olds. >> and we're talking close to 2000 appointments. >> so obviously there strong and there is a strong desire for appointments. i also have 9 wins and 6 year-old kids and have not gotten an appointment for them either. so i understand what parents are going that's doctor susan philip, san francisco's health officer. and as you heard. >> she can't get unemployment yet for her children. the
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doctor explains counties are ready, but the supply just isn't there yet. >> it is good news. it's good news that we have so many families that want to get this a lifesaving health saving vaccine for their kids. that's wonderful. and we know that initially vaccine supply that we have is about 12,300 doses. the large health systems and pharmacies are also getting supplies. but people will have to be a little bit patient because for the first few days the demand is going to outweigh supply in the east bay, a similar situation with berkeley saying bookings at their first available clinic saturday are fulfilling up in only a few hours. >> all of this sounding a bit deja vu similar to those long lines. people face back in the winter when shots became available. and to that, unlike the dosage for those 12 and up the new round for the younger kids is different. so it is a bit of a new ball game. one thing that parents need to understand is while it's the
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same manufacturer. its pfizer is a different formulation of the vaccine. so we can't just use the pfizer vaccine that we've been giving to people aged 12 and older. we have to wait for the new vials to arrive so that we can administer the vaccine. if the proper dose. >> ultimately both hendricks and doctor philip say that the goal is to get all 5.11 year-olds vaccinated before the winter holiday. >> so that that can be closer to life before the pandemic to recess. stasio kron 4 news. >> while the demand may be high. we want to make sure you % know where you can go to get your children vaccinated. our grant lotus joins us now in the studio with what the options are that you can go to grant need to know where to go, right, ken all but 2 bay area counties have said dates for when they're going to start vaccinating kids between the ages of 5.11. if you're in san francisco or santa clara county. actually, there is no wait. they're actually rolling right now. both counties already operating vaccine clinics for kids. you can find santa clara's clinic at that
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county fairgrounds. and in san francisco, they had nearly a 100 clinics all across the city, marin county contra. costa county, san mateo county they're all starting clinics on saturday. so just a couple of days contra costa county parents can start scheduling appointments right now at county run sites in marin. they're going to be opening a site at the northgate mall shots. there will go tuesday through saturday and in san mateo, they will be hosting a clinic at the county event center. napa county will be opening a clinic in they say about 10 days. november 15th alameda county is planning for a clinic around the same time but is not set an exact date for that sonoma county will not be hosting one big clinic but will instead be doing little individual vaccination sessions at various schools. those will be starting tuesday. and solano county has
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not yet set a date for its click. now, remember, these are just county run vaccination clinics, pharmacies pediatricians throughout the bay area there. also at least some of them going to be distributing vaccination. so if you want to get a shot for your child sooner than the other dates we rattled off that your county has going on or if you're having trouble getting an appointment for your county. you might want to check around the flea collier pediatrician. you know, the various pharmacies and don't forget about the second dose, right. children will be getting about one 3rd of the dos that adults are getting or at least people over 12. and then you have the second dose, right. you have 2 shots experts recommending that those 2 doses, the administered roughly 3 weeks apart for the vaccine to be fully affective and ken and pam. that is the rundown. all right, greg, thank you. stay with kron 4 for the latest covid information, including where to find the vaccine for children, 5 to 11 years old.
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>> information on a nasal vaccine and mix and match booster shots. use your mobile device to scan qr code on your screen. you'll be directed to the special section on our website. kron 4 dot com. >> another big story tonight. the san francisco giants and a lot of fans said goodbye to longtime catcher buster posey hosey one world series championships with the giants and 2010, this is a big retirement. he was also the most valuable player in the national league. in 2000, 13 and was a seven-time all-star. so. >> it was bittersweet at oracle park today call for us sports reporter kylen mills was there for the farewell announcement. she joins us in the studio now with more on the emotional good-bye so far away from you guys. need to yes, it was a very emotional day for fans. >> for buster posey. his family, of course, and everyone was in the giants organization. we heard from a lot of different people. and they just said that it's it's tough to say goodbye, but it's the right move for him. you
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know, again, and that's all you can say. you've got to respect that catcher buster posey has been the heart and soul of the san francisco giants for the last 12 years. today, though, the era comes to an end posey announces retirement oracle park. this afternoon. he said he wants to spend more time with his family and to allow his body to heal at 34 years old. poses put together an incredible career playing one of baseball's most grueling positions. he won 3 world series titles. he was a 2012 nationally player of the year and was named an all-star 7 times, including in 2021 posey batted 3 o 4 and hit 18 home runs this past season while leading the giants to their best regular season record in franchise history. he said today that he went into the season knowing that it may be his last posey said the empty the tank like he never has before. now it's time for a new chapter. >> it's about the time spent with family. the countless nights and days. pulling for
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your team. >> riding the emotions of the highs riding the emotions of the lows and ultimately enjoying the people that you're west along the way and making great memories together i'm so very humbled to play the part and some of those memories. the fans. thank you for all your support. i received the last 13 seasons. now look forward to creating new memories of my own. and sharing them with family and friends. as i pull for the giants are us my thank you. that's exactly the dude is in the maybe he's not the one who's who's talking the talk about it's just not favorite thing to do. so maybe that's a little bit everything else. how he cares for people includes everyone in his success. howdy gives credit to every everybody else out. these of thoughtful. it is in the way he asks questions and responses might. there's really nothing different. it's it's the same. do. >> posey said he's looking forward to spending more time with his family that includes his wife and 4 children who
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were there today aside from that he said he really doesn't have any big plans for the immediate future. he also said that the game has taken a toll on his body. and that was a big part of why he made this decision. he said he's in pain almost every day. and that's made it tough to enjoy. just some of the little things in life. so he wants to really just try to rest and recover. i know one thing a lot of giants fans are asking is could we potentially see him in another role with the giants organization. he shied away from giving any type of heart answer. he did say that he plans to move his family to georgia, though, at some point where he and his wife are from they want to be closer to extended family is their kids grow up so we hope to see him again soon. yes, i'm sure the giants will be honoring him though he not gone forever just yet. all right. thanks kylen. >> you tenants were just concerned about what's happening when you board the aircraft over following up on or not says we're not expecting anything. >> allegations of racial profiling a mother explaining what happened when she and her daughter got off of a flight
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from san jose. >> plus following his controversial netflix special dave chappelle is at chase center tonight out san francisco is reacting. >> and we're tracking dry weather tonight through the weekend. with a more widespread rain returning monday night through tuesday. details ahead. as trucker upcoming
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>> happening now, comedian dave chappelle getting ready to take the stage at chase center tonight. after this. follows. of course, the controversy regarding his latest netflix comedy special, which some say is transphobic. >> well for gayle ong is live at chase center tonight with that show is sold out gayle, what's been like out there. what people say. >> well, pam and ken, you can see it is quiet outside a chase center here. but ah, yes, the sold-out show after weeks of controversy. a leading up to his a show here, kicking off his tour for his entire dull. the documentary. fans it line up earlier and i spoke to some fans on camera and they said that they support the comedian and they say that despite his comments about the transgender community in a netflix they say that he was just being himself and they are used to him making comments. but i did also speak to a member of the
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lgbt q director of cultural affairs at the transgender district in san francisco who say that those types of words and woman language, rather it deeply saddens the community and that the main focus is to empower and enrich the transgender community so people do not seek the tariffs down into making them feel belittled and to understand that they are not going anywhere. and to be more accepting. i'm back here at chase this is a sold out crowd despite that controversy, a lap last month. netflix employees walked out on the job in protest to the special demanding better support for transgender employees. chappelle addressed the backlash and did remain unapologetic. he has since spoke out in a social media post and did say that he has been uninvited by film festivals and distributors have backed out of picking up his documentary. but he says the only ones who have not counsel him was netflix. and
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here at chase now the event does not allow any cell phone recording. so we'll have to wait and see if you will address the crowd about his controversial remarks live at chase center. gayle ong kron. 4 news. all right, gail, thanks for that. he's always said in the past how much you love san francisco no surprise that he's as making his first stop here. here's our 4 zone forecast shot giving you a live picture. >> of downtown san francisco. rodriguez standing by to tell us what's ahead. yeah. and we're tracking drying trend out there right now. cooler temperatures tonight because of that lack a blanket of storm cloud cover. but don't worry. >> more storms on the way. let's take a look at future cast because radar for overall tracking drier weather out there this evening. clear skies. but we are seeing out in the pacific storm door going to remain open for us in the bay area for those of you in the north bay very slight chance that we could see some light scattered showers right now. it's just too far north with that storm track just
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really sticking in ukiah. but it is going to shift a little bit southward by sir. saturday evening, we could see some light showers trying to inch closer towards santa rosa. overall dry for the rest of the bay area. but rain and snow showers saturday night through early sunday morning. and we could even see traces amount of light rain trying to make its way into the south bay very early sunday morning during the overnight hours overall tracking a drier forecast for this weekend. all that changes, though, by later monday afternoon that's what we're going to notice some storms off the coast making its way inland from the pacific premier li impacting first, most of the bay area coastline and then it's going to shift to the east by monday night. that's when it's really going to peak in intensity around 10 o'clock monday night through 2 o'clock for your tuesday morning and we could see the heavier downpours really for those of you in santa rosa, the tracking widespread light rain for
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everyone else in the bay area with that mixture of snow and rain showers by tuesday night. and then we're going to dry out and clear out for the bay area with rain and snow showers for those of you in this year. no word yet on the exact totals for this year. but let's take a sneak peek at what we can expect for the bay area anywhere from about half an inch to upwards of an inch of rain and then we're going to dry out for the remainder of this upcoming week. back to you. ken and pam. thanks in national news today, the justice department is suing texas over its new voting restrictions. >> the federal government is concerned that texas will disenfranchise eligible voters and violate federal voting rights law. >> the lawsuit challenges, the law which is known as sb one. it was passed earlier this year designed to overhaul election procedures in texas. the law bans 24 hour and drive-thru voting. it imposes new hurdles on mail in ballots and it empowers partisan poll
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watchers. >> california is getting ready to fall back an hour. he even though voters approved a measure that would have been the first step to trying to stop this practice. that was 3 years ago. proposition 7 gave the state legislature the power to get rid of the time change with a 2 thirds vote so long as the changes are consistent with federal law. so while we continue here in california to fall back in spring forward. the state legislature. it's apparently been stuck on this time debate. >> sleep experts. we have some medical professionals who think we really need to go to standard time year-round. and then you have a lot of parents in people who like evening activities who really want daylight savings time year round and authority we have as legislators, we have to get through with 2 thirds of the vote. so we haven't been able to get legislators to agree on one or the other because there are these long held. preferences. >> before the pandemic hit
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some state lawmakers trying to get a measure passed, it would have put california on permanent daylight saving time. but it stalled even if that effort had been successful, it would not have been the final say the federal government must also approve any permanent switch to daylight. saving time. vehicles in the water upside down. >> and we were noticing kids toys floating in water. so. big rescue on the peninsula today. what police think may have caused the vehicle to go over a cliff. >> and would you like to help a child in need for the holidays. well, we have
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>> take a look at this new york's newest attraction may not be for everybody, especially for people who are afraid of heights city climb. that's what it's called offers visitors the chance to climb the 30 hudson yards. a skyscraper. it's billed as the highest external building climb in the world with an elevation of more than 1100 feet visitors can even get a more extreme experience at the top of the tower, a chance to actually hang out over the side. more than 1200 feet above the ground. it opens up on november the 9th tickets are $185. well, the u.s. postal service is now accepting letters to santa claus for his annual operation, santa wish fulfillment program starting this week. children has sent
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in letters submitted for potential adoption by anonymous gift givers. all of the letters must be sent in a first class envelope to the usps operation santa workshop addressed that address 1, 2, 3 elf road letters must be postmarked by december the 10th or uploaded to the program's website by december the 15th your return address must be on the envelope and in the letter. >> coming up here on the news at 8 stops by southwest a mother is accusing the airline of racial profiling will explain. plus witnesses recount. the deadly crash in raider henry ruggs the 3rd what they heard in the moments that followed and could be a that followed and could be a sign of recovery. the latest after my car accident, that followed and could be a sign of i wondered whatatest my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. is your accident case worth more than insurance offered? call the barnes firm now to find out. you might be surprised.
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agent and 2 uniformed police officers mccarthy film part of the encounter as are frightened daughter cried in the background. >> you tenants were just concerned about what's happening when you board the aircraft over following up on or not says we're not expecting anything but that turns out not to be entirely true. >> this police report she obtained indicates a southwest flight attendant contacted authorities believing mccarthy was involved in human trafficking. what was the supposed evidence their claim that we boarded the flight suspiciously late. >> that. we allegedly did not speak to each other during the flight. and that we. allegedly i allegedly forbade the flight crew from speaking to my daughter. none of those 3 claims. our true mccarthy says this is nothing more than racial harassment and racial profiling. >> on the part of southwest airlines and she wants them
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held accountable. >> we had been profiled for being a white mother. with the biracial black i have no doubt that if i had a daughter who was blind. that we would have not have to go through this. trauma. in a statement, southwest airlines says we're disheartened to learn of this mother's account. >> when traveling with their daughter. we're conducting a review of the situation internally and we will be reaching out to the customer to address her concerns and offer our apologies for her experience traveling with us. our employees undergo robust training and human trafficking above all, southwest airlines prides itself on providing a welcoming and inclusive environment for the millions of customers who travel with us each year despite repeated attempts mccarthy is not heard from southwest airlines. now she and her lawyer are considering filing a federal civil rights lawsuit. >> dan kerman kron 4 news.
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>> well, take a look at that's not a place you want to have your car and up the car took a 50 foot plunge over a cliff on highway one in san mateo county. this is near double slide. it happened this morning. not only did the driver survived, but he was able to actually walk away a highway patrol officer saw these tire tracks going over the side of the cliff spotted him around 8.30, this morning when the officer looked over the edge, saw the car and the driver out in the water. a firefighter was outfitted with a harness and lower down with ropes to rescue him. amazingly. he only had some minor scrapes and complained of some pain. but you can see was able to actually help the firefighters walking back up the side of the cliff. he was taken to the hospital as a precaution. the driver told the chp he was driving the speed limit when he lost control of his vehicle. police say the accident is still under investigation. they suspect unsafe speed driver distraction or wet roadways may have been factors in that crash. >> people, particularly in the
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east bay are remembering the life of alameda county supervisor wilma chan 10 was hit by a car in alameda while she was walking her dog yesterday. supervisor shes death comes in the wake of 2 previous fatal traffic collisions in alameda in 2000, 21 one involved a deadly dui car to car incident and another was a vehicle versus pedestrian collision which killed a former popular bay area. television news director. >> this latest incident is highlighting the concerns about speeding and traffic safety in that area. so today we asked the alameda police department, how it is addressing the concerns. >> our officers are focused on people that are driving over the speed limit and engage in any other dangerous vehicle, code violations. >> she chose. he says that they are still looking for surveillance video of the accident that killed chan and would not comment on whether they are considering any criminal charges alameda city
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council member john knox, white. meantime issued a statement today regarding supervisor chance death. he was in part this tragic killing marks the second year in a row that alameda has experienced at least 4 traffic fatalities over twice element is average. more people are killed by people driving in alameda than they are through criminal activity as an elected city council member. i will work with my colleagues to do everything we can to ensure our city design streets to help enforce safety laws. new video tonight showing the moments leading up to the crash involving former las vegas rate or henry ruggs to 3rd. >> tonight. we're hearing from a witness at the scene of the crash. the tory has the latest. >> this is video. 8 news now obtained from sky apartments near the scene of the crash. this is what driving at 156 miles per hour. looks like you can see just how fast henry ruggs was going based on the speed of the other cars around
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him. this very same complexes were alexander heart security for the night. police reports show he summer rugs his car drive by the complex just as you see in the surveillance video moments later he heard the crash and got in his security card. he tells police as soon as he got on scene, he notice rugs laying on the road. then heard screams coming from tina 10 tours toyota rav 4. he jumped right into action to pull tent or out of her rav 4 as a burst into flames. but the smoke and heat from the flames was too intense. his security company says hart was declining on camera interviews but says he suffered something very traumatic and has angered by the details of this crash. another witness, tony rodriguez happened to be driving by. >> he stopped and grabbed 10 door to try to pull her out, but she was stuck. he also was overcome by the smoke and heat from the fire and had to back away as fire officials responded. they found 10 to her and her dog denofa. >> and now let's check in on
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our forecast. looking at the toll plaza over near the richmond. sandra fell bridge. a live look outside the she's lived rise, not too busy over there and doesn't look too cloudy either. so i guess murray says nothing to we are going to try cool forecast tonight because of that lack of blanket of cloud cover. here's a live look. >> from the embarcadero right outside of the exploratorium very cool. all lit up. crystal clear not tracking any lower high clouds. >> temperatures today near average. for most of our inland valleys, upper 60's when we should be in the low 70's few degrees below average along the coast and east bay shoreline with that cooling trend going to continue for the end of your workweek forecast temperatures out there right now mid to upper 50's. still a little bit mild outside for hayward and concord in the east bay currently in the low 60's there with calmer winds speeds. so not tracking that stronger sea breeze like we are seeing early this
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afternoon and evening. but overnight lows tonight going to be cooler for north bay and east bay valleys. widespread 40's low 50's around the bay area shearling downtown san francisco and oakland cooling down to 52 degrees about 2 to 4 degrees below average low to mid 60's for afternoon highs concord n livermore instead of being in the upper 60's mid 60's at 67 degrees as is novato downtown san francisco 63 degrees with hayward 65 degrees for your friday afternoon. highs. so drier weather this weekend increase in cloud cover with rain, arriving monday and tuesday bring about an inch or less back to ken and pam, thanks well, we are continuing to honor the voices of those who serve our country coming up, meet the major mom who is finding a balance between all her duties and take a look at this. a brave dog taking on a mountain lion that was getting too close to home. >> we'll tell you how this dog tried to save his family. and the latest numbers on
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unemployment are out. what they could mean for the
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americans applying for unemployment benefits fell to a pandemic low last week. experts say it is another sign that the job market is healing after last year's coronavirus recession. >> jobless claims dropped by 14,000 last week. that's down to 269,000 claims weekly
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applications are gradually moving toward pre pandemic levels of about 220,000. the week overall, 2.1 million americans were collecting unemployment checks the week of october. the 23rd and that is down 5 million from a year earlier. california farmers say they're having trouble exporting their crops because of delays in the global supply chain. >> intense demand for products has led to a backlog of container ships outside the nation's 2 largest sports. that's los angeles and long beach. port officials say shipping costs are so high now that many ships are hurrying back to asia instead of stopping at ports such as oakland to pick up exports of walnuts and almonds. some walnut processors say they've resorted to paying much more to send their products to other ports in texas and maryland so they could be exported. california accounts for 16% of the nation's agricultural exports. >> coming up, serving our country while inspiring her
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family makes the major mom in tonight's veteran voices next. >> and coming up in sports is the end of an era after 3 world series titles in 13 seasons in the big leagues. buster posey calling it quits. kylen mills has a look back at the career of one of the most
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don't worry, ma. we'll be there soon. “we?!” is this “the one.” well...let's say i found the one who takes me to another level. always stays calm under pressure. most importantly... the one that helps me discover the coolest places. this sounds wonderful! come outside. i'll introduce you. definitely the one! introducing the all-new nissan frontier. >> many believe serving in the military deserves the highest praise and because we want to hear our service members
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stories we're celebrating a month of veterans voices yet tonight bill wood has the story of ashley ferdinand. she is a major and a mother. >> are you doing this doing great. >> her college degree is in psychology from penn state. >> with >> now in the state of louisiana inspecting her class of cadets doing that. major ashley ferdinand is a marine on a mission when your alarm clock goes off that 0 dark 30 or earlier. what is the first thought that goes through your maureen veteran my the first thought that goes through my mind is of what can i do for these cadets today. let me represent myself in a way that the marine corps taught me. >> but i can carry on and be an example to the cadets in the school that day. >> ashley ferdinand served 20 years as a marine. her job in the corps was working with marines who got hurt during combat. and for the ones who
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died. she counsel families in grief. excited. it okay. now she's a leader and a teacher at new orleans military and maritime academy. it's the state school that sets the standard for values and valor and victory. and one more the word better. and that is a very special place in my heart. the word veteran and what that means to me is honor courage commitment. >> and setting the example every single day job and shark. could that johnson. are you doing this morning as a marine. her assignment was signing up new recruits. >> now she recruits inspirations. well, okay. in a class of kids that actually includes her own 15 year-old son nicholas class of 2024. he's the cadet with plans to become a marine himself and one day a veteran just like his mom. alright group. >> how >> the major. and was veterans day approaching kron 4 wants
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to shine a spotlight on the bay area. men and women who served in the military. you can submit a picture of a service member. you'd like us to honor our website kron 4 dot com just upload their picture along with their name rank branch of service and hometown. you'll find a link right on our homepage. >> and now kron 4 sports from the 18 t fiber sports desk. >> we begin tonight with some bittersweet news today marks the end of an era for the san francisco giants. longtime catcher buster posey has retired. >> he said today that he wants to spend more time with his family and to let his body recover posey accomplished so much during his 12 seasons behind the plate. kron 4 sports reporter kate rooney has a look back at his incredible career. >> with the 5th selection. in the first round. of the 2008 1st year player draft. the san francisco giants select gerald e posing as one of the.
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>> the greatest days of my life. and you know, had about, you know, i'm excited about getting started. >> buster posey made his major league debut on 9/11/2000, 9 recording his first hit 8 days later. but it was his first full season in 2000, 10 in which posey quickly began to lay the foundation of his legacy winning the national league rookie of the year award and leading the giants to their first world series title ever in san francisco after more than half a century. san francisco finally had a world series champion after a devastating injury that ended his 2011 season. posey came back in 2000, 12 with a vengeance catching matt cain's perfect game playing in his first all-star game winning the batting title earning his first silver slugger award and being named comeback player of the year and mvp of the national league. but he was even better in the postseason hitting a grand slam in game 5 of the
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nlds against the reds to give the giants the series after they trailed 2 games to none his 2 run homerun off max scherzer in game 4 of the world series propelled the giants to a four-game sweep of the favored tigers and their second world series title in 3 years. posey signed an 8 year extension with the giants in 2000, 13 a shearing. he'd be in san francisco for at least the rest of the decade. one season later after another 300 plus average 20 plus homer season posey was celebrating once again in late october after the giants defeated the royals for their 3rd world series championship in 5 seasons over the next 5 years. posey made the all-star team 4 times won a gold glove to silver slugger awards and letter rebuilding giants team to the postseason in 2000. 16 in the covid shortened 2020 season posey opted out. he and his wife kristen, had just adopted premature twin girls
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and the catcher wanted more safe time with his family, including daughter, addison and son lead. while many wondered if posey could regain the magic on the diamond is he came back for the 20 21 season at age 34 buster was better than ever hitting over 300 for the 6th time making his 7th all-star team and leading the giants to a historic 107 win season and their first division title in 9 years. but for giants, fans, posey was much more than just a great player. he was a fan favorite family man team leader and a winner. he is one of those rare athletes who is immediately recognizable by just one name as one young giants fan put it, my dad had joe montana. i had buster posey's iconic legacy in the bay area and beyond will only be further cemented in the future as he'll surely join mays, mccovey and marischal with his own statue outside oracle park and an induction into baseball's hall of fame.
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>> it's about that time spent with family. the countless nights and days. pulling for your team riding the emotions of the highs riding the emotions of the lows. and ultimately enjoying the people that you're with along the way and making great memories together. >> that's a baby face. buster posey right there. posey said today he's looking forward to spending time with his wife and 4 kids. but he's unsure what the future might hold beyond that, he said his family plans to move back to georgia at some point where he and his wife are both from posey said he will miss the camaraderie and his giants camaraderie and his giants teammates the mos when a truck hit my car, camaraderie and his giants teammates the mos the insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i was hit by a car and needed help. i called the barnes firm, that was the best call i could've made.
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>> but dog puts up a big fight when a mountain lion found his way into his family's backyard. yeah. the big cat got the best of the dog. but rocky will be ok, that's good news. lauren lister has surveillance video of the attack in la county. >> today. his brain job rocky is recovering even plain again after going to battle with a mountain lion. mary, what happened to your dog rocky >> kind of friday night security video capturing the moments rockies owner mary padres says she elian scarier down in the backyard. there
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literally right here look and and i did and i got freaked out and i. >> are screaming was humongous. it was huge. it was very, very scary. she says one of the family's 2 dogs. their 7 year-old pit bull mix rescue sprung into action right back and pretty much went up this hillside running after the mountain line. the family for an took in the darkness calling for rocky and then going to look for him fearing the worst very terrified that he would come back. they found rocky bleeding badly injured. his head wound. so deep you can see his like you can see all the way down and it looked like his brain and the time or where his called mary says he needed around 30 stitches and has injuries all over his body. but luckily he survived absolutely a fighter absolutely. owns up to his name, sees the rescue dog that rescue you. he is >> you can what a brave little pup. yeah. like what she said was a rescue dog who rescued
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them, who rescued them. that was lauren lister reporting tonight and that wraps up kron 4 news at 8 o'clock. our primetime news continues at top the hour with grant lotus and catherine heenan. good evening. yeah. good evening. all of us dog lovers. i know i was like, no, i don't want to and i love pulls, too. so, you know, even a few guys, not projecting, but somebody is getting extra snacks tonight. i don't brave boy, thanks, guys. >> here's what's coming up next on kron, 4 news at 9. the covid shot right now, the youngsters they're starting to line up. get vaccinated. we're learning more about the distribution plans for one east bay county. the details health officials in contra, costa are releasing tonight. >> vandals in the south bay opting for tricks over treats on halloween spray painting homophobic. the phrase is egging windows smashing a 500 pound pumpkin at los gatos high school. the principal's plea tonight to help catch whoever is responsible.
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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at known. >> now a kron 4 news at night. the race is on to get the vaccine into the arms of those 5 to 11 year-olds. and tonight we're learning more about one east bay counties plants. good evening. thanks for being with us tonight on kron 4 nat


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