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plus, earn kohl's cash and get free store pickup! kohl's. >> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at 7. >> morning. and we're so happy that you tune in this morning at 7 o'clock because we have a lot of news today. >> good bad. yeah. you know, but really important, i would say very important and we will get through it all. got a couple live shots on the new omicron variant and its impacts here in the bay area travel. all that stuff. so that's pretty much how we're going to start. it's always on my mind. yeah, i'm covid as always. in the meantime, first let's get over to the weather center and the traffic center with john and rain and find
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out about that and always has the good news there's pretty good lately. every yesterday. 70's although record breaking highs stayed feel really nice as you're stepping outside. and i think a lot of people were getting those holiday decorations up enjoying such a nice day to be doing so today we're going make it a repeat. lots of 70's but not quite as warm as we were for your wednesday, a view outside right now au half moon bay shows you the bright skies that we do have a right along the coastline. just a gorgeous way to start the morning. i've been showing this one a lot. but that's because it's so pretty out there at the coastline. not quite as crystal clear for inland areas. we're back to some dense fog to the fog having formed across the central valley and solano county is being affected by a dense fog advisory. very similar to what we had yesterday. you do see visibility in concord falling. very, very low, especially as you head out along highway 4 sports sussex ad and solano and northern contra. costa counties and then 80 itself across us. a on up into the central valley. all being impacted by some lower
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visibility. 30's 40's 50's for current temperatures coldest spots being double in petaluma, santa rosa and nevado more mild in areas like oakland, san francisco and timber on in the upper 40's to 50's reyna. john, thank you for we were tracking a hot spot the last hour. they just open up all the lanes. >> this is out in union city. so 8.80, northbound south of all the model niles road. they've now opened up the lanes because to the center lanes are blocked so if you don't want to wait in traffic. you could go ahead and take to 38 or has boulevar or just wait it out in the traffic. 18 minutes traveling from the east bay into the city. we have a stalled vehicle. 80 westbound right near the tolls that contributed to that slowing that were seen there heading across towards the peninsula a little under 16 minutes and we'll get a look at highway 4. we had an earlier accident here. 64 minutes as you're traveling from one, 60 along to 2.42 darya. james, back to you. thanks for a 72. so let's get to covid the omicron variant is here in the bay the first
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case reported in san francisco. and this morning we have team coverage on this. will tran is out of sfo because we're expecting. >> new restrictions to be announced by the white house later today. so gives a preview of that. but first let's go to camilla parker she's in the newsroom with what we know about this case camilla. >> yeah, well, the first person who has been infected with the omicron variant in the country is a san francisco man. now. >> this morning. he has mild symptoms and is self isolating. but if you take a look at your screen. we're giving you a timeline of how the health department was able to come across this case. officials say the man flew into sfo on november 22nd after a trip to south africa. 6 days later he developed covid symptoms and got tested on monday. his results came back positive and that sample was then brought to a ucsf lab for rapid sequence. e sequencing. yesterday the cdc confirmed that sample is omicron now on the kron is a new coronavirus variant. it was first detected in south
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africa and scientists say that it is a virus that spreads quickly. now, city officials say the san francisco man who was infected with the omicron variant did the right thing and got tested quickly. they are confident that the city has taken preventative measures to handle covid and its variants. >> san francisco is relatively well positioned to respond to variance our vaccine may is high. more boosters are going to arms every day. 5 to 11 year-olds are getting vaccinated. the rapid uptake. our masking and vaccine requirements are among some of the most stringent in the country. >> now experts say the vaccine likely saved the man from suffering a far worse illness. health officials are conducting contact tracing so far none of the man's contacts have tested positive now. san francisco's public health director doctor grant colfax says the city's vaccination rate is high. it's at 81%. and
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he says because of this there will be no new restrictions coming to san francisco governor gavin newsome also had something to say about this. we'll hear from him in the next half hour. for now, back to you guys. ok looking for that. thank you. camila. >> let's talk more about what the bay area's doing as far as the labs that are working to look for more omicron variants. that may or may not be spreading so far. the cases examined have that detected the variant anywhere else. just that one in san francisco so far health officials in sonoma county say the vaccine and the booster shots are still the best way we can protect ourselves. >> certainly have seen increased demand for boosters, which is great because we do want to ensure that people do get their boosters. data does seem to show that the boosters not only increase and ensure that that anybody level is consistent. but it was just seems to also activate different arms of the immune system which is helpful in contracting any variant. we've
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seen that with delta and presumably that would be the case. it on the front. >> other counties say that they are doubling up on their efforts as well to examine the positive cases so they can identify if they have the variant. but as far as taking any additional steps are changes to the current restrictions for covid. >> national mask or, you know, whatever kind of requirements counties so far say they are not changing. >> any of those restrictions at this point. well, speaking of restrictions happening today with president biden expected to lay out his plans to fight the omicron variant as we head deeper into the winter months. and as you can see, with this live shot as a fall. it involves travel kron four's will tran is live at % sfo with the details. what are they going to will. >> not just as a foe but at international terminal because this impacts the international travelers, they will make it tougher for them. they don't care about your vaccination status. they say you have to be negative for covid-19, not
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just 3 days out which what use to seeing for the past a few months or so now it's going to be day out from your flight into the united states vaccinated or not. that's just one of the measures that they are doing the biden administration to slow down the variance that is spreading throughout the globe right now at 23 countries and expect that number to continue. also the mask mandate, which is still in effect right now was set to expire for domestic flights, including public transportation buses and trains. and that was set to expire next month because of what's going on. president biden wants to extend that until march 18th. these are some of the measures that he is doing to buy time for health experts to attacked only crime variant. here's what he had to say about the whole situation. >> we're learning more every single day and we'll fight this variant was science and speed, not chaos and confusion.
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>> he went on to say, guys, is that this will not result in an economic shutdown. this will not result in schools being shut down as well because right now they're on top of this situation. you might recall, though. this is a little insightful. remember, president biden was at one time. vice president biden and president obama have the handbook on how to attack pandemic. so it looks like he's doing that once again now that he is president. also what he wants to do. james and area is urging employers to tell their employees to either get vaccinated. to do. those weekly covid >> all right. i guess the more testing the better. so we know what's up? thank you. and sfo, by the way, is one of 4 major airports expanding testing as part of the cdc program airport spokesperson doug yakel says the voluntary testing was focused primarily on travels from india because of the delta variant. that was the big one that we're on the lookout for. but now as omicron, that's all changed.
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>> in response to the omicron variant the cdc expanded the scope of the pilot test program at to now include travelers arriving from south africa, germany, france and the uk really the countries where this omicron variant is known to be spreading. >> the testing is voluntary and can be done through a test at the airport or passengers can take one of those home test kits with them. it says there's been no modification made to air travel at sfo following the announcement of the new omicron variant. health officials in san mateo county say that the demand for booster shots is on the rise. in fact, so much so that you now have to make an appointment. if you want to get the shot at one of the county's vaccine clinics walk up. appointments are no longer being taken. they just don't have the demands too high out there at the san mateo event center on saratoga drive. so officials say if you want to do a walk of test. you can still get your booster at a community clinic. a health care provider or at a local pharmacy. many of them don't
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require an appointment. so maybe i'll have better luck there. >> i'm sad to say that it really does look like at this point the a's really want to leave oakland. >> and there are much closer than we might even know to las vegas. >> according to cnbc, they are interested in a site at the tropicana hotel as a location for new stadium. i've read reports about maybe being a 1 billion dollar stadium at that location or another one somewhere like on the vegas strip. they're still putting together a plan according to this one report, how they pay for it. how, you know, bidding on the land and all that and we haven't heard anything from the a's. they won't even comment on this. all we know is that the a's owner has made several trips to vegas. mlb has been clear that they have the right and that they should go looking and they can do that because they haven't come to terms with making a new stadium in oakland that still out there. and there's more
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baseball news because a breaking overnight major league baseball is now in a lockout. the basebaul owners have issued a lockout. >> because if there's no new deal, the front between the owners, the players union and the old deal expired overnight. so they haven't reached a new deal and what does this mean well, in practical terms it means that the players and the teams cannot communicate in any way that means no free agent deals. no trades and no pictures. look at the website on this is the giants website where all the players, they're all the same face. no, no pictures of players as part of the lockout that's they had to take all the pictures off of all their roster. there's the roster. there's the names now, despite this, this is as far as it's gone so far they haven't made any game cancellations for the next season or anything. so we can hold out hope and help the days how long will this lockout okay. 7.11 on the clock. and still ahead on the kron 4 morning news the city of walnut creek is taking steps to try and stop retail fest will discuss more about what they're going to try.
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>> and after the break. open city officials today are expected to announce a plan that should help police staffing issues. >> we'll see. and after the break. supply chain issues at our ports continue ahead of the christmas shopping season with the president says there is help on the way. we'll have more on what he had to say. >> and some hazy sunshine sfo this morning. visibility has been ok at the airport, though, further inland not so much with some dense fog for inland valleys later on today. at sunshine back to the 60's and 70's a lot like yesterday. i've got your forecast. >> and we've already had a busy thursday morning out here busy thursday morning out here as you're hitting the roads watch this. can i please get the cheddar loaded cheeseburger combo? wait, i know that voice... (smug laugh) danny palumbo? from high school?!
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>> 7.14 and tonight lou. and now this is a great tree and it's going to look just like it did last year. yeah, i get on tree and san francisco. their delight uncle john street in golden gate park. this video from last year. of course, when they did it, the iconic tree cypress tree just outside mclaren lodge on the east side of the park. so if you can maybe head out there. >> mayor breed's going to be out there doing the honors of starling the switch 6 o'clock tonight and illuminating the tree again, this will also kick off golden gate park's winter lights season which features a lot of festive lights and installations are a part of the fun to go with the family to outdoors. and those are old school lights. right. big bowl. so now they make it so much easier. >> it's been years where you can just point the thing only
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the eyes but i'm going to just give you a little tease. look it up kids because if you point the laser in the sky, you could be a major trouble and that's a story we've got going on through the but you could want to help find her in jail. if you point that laser up in the air. you all right, john and weather center right now you can see much of the sky from some of our campus chalk. i know this was such a pretty view earlier. it is now as the sun came up, any sort of mist and low cloud cover. so this is supposed to be the golden gate can only see it if you're looking really, as berkeley had no idea. the visibility at the golden gate is actually ok. it's just viewing it from suture tower down through a little bit of that low cloud cover as the sunlight is passing through. it is kind of obscuring that view a little bit. >> this is the way a lot of your vi ws are looking this morning. we are seeing the densest a fog and that's the lowest visibility further inland. but you are seeing the evidence of some mist mixed with hayes actually for a lot of the rest of the bay area. high pressure is created a cap over the bay and the state itself. this is why we've had
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that dense to leave fog across the central valley and also for the delta in our inland valleys here in the bay and why we're also seeing some hazy conditions lingering across the bay these past few days. now we are still going to see the results of this high pressure the next couple of days. keeping us dry. keeping us a bit hazy at times. cool mornings, warm afternoons today. not as warm as yesterday, though. and tomorrow is actually about to be a little cooler than today is the weekend ahead. looks a touch cooler yet and a few clouds will be starting to push in come saturday still staying dry, though our next chance of any sort of a light shower activity will be until monday night into tuesday morning. and at that just a slight chance of showers. san francisco down from yesterday's low 70's to the upper 60's today. a few low 70's at the coastline. most of those 70's will be along the bay shore and further inland, though south bay temps comparable to yesterday. san jose, you are a record breaking 75 yesterday. today. it will be another warm 74 fremont hayward at 72 while oakland richmond are in the moroccan and conquered each in
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the upper 60's allay napa sonoma young bill all it's 69 degrees antioch. it's 66 mill valley. also at 66 degrees. now tomorrow's temps start our trend of 60's. that is going to take us to the rest of the forecast. and next week does look a bit more unsettled and cooler than this week has been rain. seeing residual delays along because we just had a hot spot here. >> they were able to clear. so 80 north bound south of all don't aisles road. i was saying to 38 or his very boulevard for alternate. but again, now they've clear that you can get through. you just are seen slowing there traveling for the east bay into the city. a little under 19 minutes. we had a stalled vehicle there. an uptick in traffic so are backed up to about the foot of the maze heading across towards the peninsula little under 15 minutes for your drive time. how before pretty slow 56 minutes traveling from one 60 to 2.42 darya. james, back to you. thank you. ray. 7.18 and for your money this morning. tesla makes it official. the
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headquarters are moving to texas and the bay area was very charitable last year. jane king is live at the nasdaq with those stories and more. i j. >> hi, good morning to that's right. so residents of the san jose say sunnyvale santa clara metro area donated about 3 and a half percent of their income to charity on average. that was the highest percentage in this smart asset study. now those who make charitable contributions. they're donated about $31,000 every year. that was number one among metro areas. 19% of tax returns in the area did have trouble contributions. now the san francisco oakland area 19% of tax charitable contributions. now the average person who donates to charity giving away almost $16,000 a year that was the 11th most in the smartasset study, the san francisco area. well, tesla is saying and the u.s. securities and exchange commission filing that its corporate headquarters now officially in texas. so they're moving away from palo alto or have done so this is at the gigafactory
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near austin, texas. that will make the model y and the cybertruck, which that facility is about near complete at this point. and netflix is making good on a pledge to put 2% of its cash in 2 black lead banks friday s it's invested a 100 million dollars so far in 2, 6, black let financial institutions in the u.s. netflix as more capital into those financial institutions will lead to more home loans for small business loans and more opportunities in the black communities and christmas tree prices are rising. but there's still plenty of looks like available for the holidays. maybe the shortage was a little overblown. the national christmas tree association says more millennials are buying trees. also, more people are just going on cutting down the road tree. live from the nasdaq. i'm jane king daria, i thought you were trees because i went fake right. i'm never going back. >> we actually have a fake business that tree at home. and so how how are your comparisons.
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>> like the real one. i'm still like dust busting up needles all right. you know, flocking. what do you fake snow fix now. on the trail snow right on the and i inside no, no, no, no. yeah. fake of one. oh, no, we don't have any snow in our tree. know will your skills on the east coast sea. you know, you get real hold out a thank you, jane. we'll talk later. thanks. and let's talk holiday and the backlog at the ports. so la long beach, they've run of 24 7 and everything in the president says the supply chain actually is in strong shape heading into christmas. so i guess he's not worried. >> here's what the progress is look like. the first thing we had to do is speed up the operations of our porch. americans are buying more goods than ever. a lot of those goods come through our porch. 40% of the goods that come into the country and the west coast come through to
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porch los angeles in long beach. to help relieve congestion. i brought together labor and management and asked them to step up and cooperate more. >> so we'll see if you get your stuff and how much you need. and again, we said the key is being organized. james, i'm trying to follow your lead. the organize shop early, make a list, make a ledger. michael redd. she just know what you're buying when it's going to get spending. lot to learn. all right. happening today, the oakland city council. their president is going to introduce a plan to address the police staffing issues in the city and the plan includes hiring a new incentive hiring program for the oakland police so that they can get more officers. the goal is to fill early 60 police officer positions as soon as possible. and it could also include cash for experienced officers and oakland residents who joined the department. >> we'll take a break at 7.22 coming up on the kron 4 morning news, a desperate need for donations and volunteers
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identified now a 17 year-old justin chilling and we do want to say the boy that you just saw. there was not just an but he was the boy who initially they say jumped on the shooter. >> and ended up dying. so that makes for those 2 boys and 2 girls who on the way to the as for the gunman, 15 year-old easton crumbly. he faces murder and terrorism charges. investigators have determined his father actually purchased the semiautomatic handgun that he used in that shooting just days prior authorities are also calling this a planned act that probably posted on social media the night before about shooting students. i agree with the charges that have been levied. i agree with. >> holding this individual wholly and completely responsible for the deplorable tragic event that occurred by choice and charging this individual as an adult. >> and he is being held in isolation away from other prison. you know, prisoners were showing some video of the other kids and how they got away when the shooting
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started. we do know that he has pleaded not guilty. and then his parents, could it be charged as well. and we found a lot more about what the school knew going up to this. yeah. apparently they had issues with the crumbly these behavior they had met with them a couple days prior to the shooting just be a principle that the front office staff and. >> the boy. and then the day of the shooting that met with his parents to talk more about it and then just hours after that meeting his when showed up with a gun and shot up like i'm so much more to come on the motive, why he felt the need to do that summit claimed he had been bullied for a while left a wait and see what the investigation turns up. lots more coming up. camilla. >> well, just ahead, the country's first on the khan case has been detected here in california live with what gov
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>> 7.30 right now. and here's a weird sunny misty his cisco. yeah. this is our camera. sutro tower looking down. usually on a beautiful shot of san francisco bus will shrouded this morning. job still going to be nice day, though. so going to be a beautiful day. yeah. we are seeing still warm temperatures come the afternoon. what we have going on out there this morning as your typical high pressure and versions. so we have a cap right over the bay. >> pollutants as well as that cooler layers trapped right at the surface. and that's where your fog forms. so while the to leave fog is the densest further inland. you are seeing
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that impact right across the bay to at the coastline. you don't have that inversion and that's half moon bay. you have are clears most beautiful start to the morning pretty much everywhere else you are at least seeing some misty to hazy looking conditions and for our inland valleys. it is downright foggy solano county again under a dense fog advisory and we are seeing an impact of lower visibility in areas like conquered even spots right along the bay. so again, want to take a little bit slower as far as your commute goes, as we are seeing those pockets of dense fog 40's 50's. for most of our current temps, although there are some 30's over in dublin as well as across the north bay. so it's cold. it's a little cloudy for some just make sure you're ready for it as you venture out ready for thanks for that, john. right. we've been tracking highway 4 where we've been seeing delays. >> all throughout the morning. now were recovered a little bit. we're up to about 65 minutes now at 45 if you're traveling from one, 60 along to 2.42 in concord heading into the city right now. just some reports of an accident right near the toll plaza here. so we're at 19 minutes
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that could change on the bay bridge. we had some earlier delays because of a traffic hazard about 2 hours ago. there. a little under 17 minutes heading across towards the peninsula and the richmond sandra fell commute. we're at 15 darya. james, back to you. thank you, ray. all right. so back to our top story this morning. the omicron variant of covid-19 found right here in san francisco. the first case in the entire country that's been detected officials think that it's still out there. but. >> we're the first ones who analyzed a covid positive test and found this new variant kron fours. camila barco is live in the newsroom with more about where it was found and who was camilla. yes. so the person infected with the omicron variant is a person. he is a man from. >> here in san francisco. and this morning he is recovering and self isolating governor gavin newsome says that this was predicted and he is expecting more cases of the omicron variant to be detected in california now newsom and state health leaders have been preparing for this moment.
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newsome says that they were able to identify the case because of the state's testing capabilities, their main message to the public is not to panic but they also asked people to keep their guard up. newsome continues to push for vaccinations and booster. shots, but he has no plans to shut down the economy and schools despite the state's and nation's first omicron case. >> none of us want to see that happen. i certainly don't want to see that happen. and i see no indication at this moment whatsoever that that's in our immediate future. as long as we continue our nation, efforts we are proud to be able to identify in this state because of those efforts to be well prepared. >> around covid the lessons we learned over the past 20 plus months. >> to be ready on all fronts in california. demonstrates that today. >> now the variant was first detected here in california. but state leaders say it is easy to assume it's in other states as well. now, state officials are gathering more information on the omicron
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variant. they are also boosting covid testing at airports across california live in the newsroom. camila barco, back to you. >> all right. thank you very much, camilla. >> it's 7.33 in the east bay. the walnut creek city council g 2 million dollars in federal funding from the american rescue plan to try stop all these there's a new 5 person police team that will be dedicated to patrolling the downtown area of walnut creek. this is because of all the smash and grabs that we've seen around the bay area in walnut creek member that had the biggest one of the broadway plaza where 90 people went into nordstrom ransacked the place and made off with a $125,000 in merchandise. targeting people is agree jus and particularly on acceptable. we need to arrest. >> charge and prosecute to the fullest extent of the law. >> in addition to extra staffing and overtime for officers they're also going have a funding now get some
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security cameras and a drone. only 3 people so far have been arrested in connection to the north robberies. but the police chief says he does expect more arrests to be made in the coming weeks. >> now all of this type of thing with the retail theft is really making the salvation army bell ringers worried and the salvation army is also seeing a domino effect and there knowing noticing fewer donations. so it's a combo problem here. the branch in contra, costa county says that so the red kettles are being filled up as much compared to last year. they say they are 30% are started $30,000 down. and also they say that a volunteers because maybe part of it is the ringer's feel nervous because they're in harm's way. >> but it certainly affected us because, you know, we have a building out by the mice. he's in walnut creek, which is just adjacent to the nordstrom. why off to that coin happened. that big con. the mo was pretty coy.
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fortunately and this a lot more police presence there now. but yeah, it's shocking and sad. >> and you know, if their feel for all about somebody hit in the kettle trying to steal, you know, from the cattle if they're fearful about somebody doing a mob. robin. they could get her. what they've done at this point is they've instructed the bell ringers just and closer to the entrance of the doors of the stores. so you will notice that. >> in the south bay san jose mayor sam liccardo is outraged over a decision to release 2 murder suspects from custody without bail. so the 2 men are charged in connection with the murder of a man on halloween and the judge apparently released him from custody without bail this week, a move that a number of law enforcement agencies are furious about. mayor liccardo says that there something needs to be done to balance defend its rights with protecting the community. you know what we're seeing because the bell policies folks are back out there while they're still high on methamphetamine that. but let's make sure we actually have a defendant who is there in court for that preliminary examination. if you release them.
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>> on their own recognizance is a very high probability. they're never going to be back in that courthouse because they know if they are very good chance are going up locked up. 4 years if not decades. >> earlier this year, the california supreme court ruled it was unconstitutional to hold suspects behind bars if they can't afford bail, judges. now can only order a suspect to be kept behind bars if there is clear evidence in the case. you see utter director and former teacher in the south bay will be spending 35 years in prison for assault. santa clara county sheriff's department arrested joseph hold back on september 3rd of last year. it happened after a 13 year-old boy told detectives that hold repeatedly asked to see his stomach during a zoom meeting in may of last year. the victim then told investigators that he asked to see another 13 year-old boys underwear. a 3rd person has also come forward telling detectives that hope touched him inappropriately while he was in the 5th grade. so now that he's sentenced whole will spend more than 20 years he did spend more than 20 years
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as a 5th grade teacher at blossom hill in los gatos and now he'll be spending 35 years behind bars. >> its 7.37. and still ahead, a new drought emergency in san jose. we're going to tell you what it means for you. and the forty-niners get ready for big divisional game in seattle will hear from coach shanahan. plus, a new effort for congress to stop online shopping bots from buying up all the popular gifts that you're trying to ge ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪
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>> we're back at 7.40 congress wants to stop online bots from buying a popular gifts this holiday season, bots or automated software. you probably heard about him. they quickly by of toys and other items online when they go on sale and then those products are resold for way higher prices on the various online platforms will now a group of congressional democrats is introducing what they're calling the stopping grinch bots act. this bill basically is going to build on top of previous bills have been passed that protect online ticket sales from bots that was signed into law. back in 2016, the holiday season as we know, typically sees an increase in online scams, especially now that the pandemic has forced a lot of us do buy online instead of going into physical stores. >> and also we're talking about a warning when you put up your holiday lights. you know, if you're talk about that lasers, we tease this earlier. a lot of people use lasers. there's so much easier. you don't have to hang the old-school lights anymorea but the faa says make sure
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they're pointed directly your home and not towards the sky because they can distract or even potentially blind pilots that are flying overhead and it's considered a federal crime. so you know, if it's an innocent mistake anyway. the first time offenders they're going to warn you like, oh, it's not focused right. but after that you could get fined up to $11,000 or even go to prison for 5 years for this federal offense to prison for decorating ron, so get it right. folks could be dangerous.
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>> in the south bay. >> the city of san jose wants you to stop watering your lawns when you don't have to 15% water shortage is what they're saying in this drought emergency. so they're asking you to limit sprinkler system too. 2 days a week. you know, and then if you're doing outdoor watering pt all. their special hours to its between 8, 00:10am, in the morning. so not never during the day should be watering, right. most will evaporate. so to waste anyone's. yeah. under that. >> the city council approved the new drought rules as a response, of course, to. worsening drought conditions down in the south in santa clara county. and so we've got that still going on as we're trying to get cheered up for the holiday. well, and the fact that we're not getting
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rain does make for gorgeous days. it's sunny. what was it 70 something yesterday 7473 in and 5 in san jose. >> december. first in feel like it at all. but hey, great weather for putting on the lights. whatever you wanted to do outside. i know i would have twin peaks with my pup and just enjoyed it. we're going to be looking at another day, just like yesterday. little cooler side decisions. they just like it. but really feel the same unless you're noticing really closely a few clouds out there in the horizon. san francisco looks bright. we do definitely have the impact of both some haze and some fog inland. so not as bright everywhere else speaking of how warm it got yesterday. san francisco mentioned broke a record that was set back in 1959 not anymore. 73 degrees is where we got yesterday that former record being 71 san jose 75 for your record breaking temperature. oakland also breaking it at 73 degrees in gilroy. notably getting up to 80 degrees yesterday. weird way to start december. we are
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looking at dry conditions out there yet again and conditions today that will still be mild but not quite as warm as yesterday. i'm expecting we could still see a couple of record breaking yet again today. not as many as yesterday, though fog for inland valleys, especially but also right along the bay shore. a couple pockets of it. blame the high pressure ridge for both the to leave fog that we have out in the central valley as well as the haze we've seen across the bay area. it's created a cap, an inversion right across the region. so our air quality is not been the best now. tomorrow will be a touch cooler than today. but still nice and sunny, a great day to start the weekend saturday. we cool down a little bit further. a couple of clouds on saturday. maybe. and i think misty spots right along the coastline that generally starts or trend of cooler weather after that, a bit more unsettled in just a cooler feel for next week. 60's for your highs in sf today may see a few 70's like we did yesterday. low 70's to 60's right along the coastline and then a lot of 70's for bay shore and inland cities saying carlos woodside right back up
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to 73 yesterday was a record breaking 75 for san jose. pretty close today at 74 fremont up to hayward at 72 oakland richmond. moraga orinda in concord in the upper 60's you'll be on the cooler side for inland spots at 66. also the foggier side this morning. now tomorrow's temperatures generally cooler and starting a trend of 60's that is going take us all the way through the weekend and well into next week. monday night into tuesday morning that slight chance of a few sprinkles. i'm really looking at late next week and the beginning of the week after that, as that's when we could see a sizable shift that may result in actually some good rainfall for us. john, thank you for that. traffic really started to pick up out there. we do have an accident in the south bay. this is northbound. 2.80, just north auckland avenue. >> so you are seeing delays along 2.81. oh, one as well as you're traveling there heading into the city this morning. a little under 20 minutes for your drive time. 5, 1880. we are starting to see delays as
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you're traveling along there as well. 20 minutes sitting across towards the peninsula the year so uptick of about 5 minutes. we talked about that delay we were seen as you're traveling crockett down towards the maze. a little under 37 minutes for that drive and highway 4.44, minutes, one 60 traveling along to 2.42 darya. james, back to you. thank you, ray. 7.49. we're talking all haha some 49. we're talking right here in upper big game this week that got me. good luck. >> yes, let's hope so. they'll probably going to need it. i know the seahawks have been struggling this season. but we always seem to struggle every time we go up there to so we're hoping for a when we've won the last 3. >> alright momentum is on our side are going to your part with your time honor ty force force trigger. jason dumas has the details. >> the forty-niners were back at work prepping for yet another big game this sunday. they'll head to the pacific northwest to take on the seahawks seattle made some news when they sign 36 year-old running back adrian peterson in an effort to shore
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up their backfield, which is without its starter and 2 key backups. it's been a tough season for the seahawks. they're just 3 nate. and in last place in the nfc west. but despite all the struggles kyle shanahan jimmy g they know they can't let their guard down, especially against a quarterback as good as russell wilson. >> people go through it. you know, especially when your quarterback misses some time. i'm different guys in there takes a lot of good that continuity, but even though they on monday night. just like typical seattle fashion. you saw how they almost won the game to. they've got the better of us is last couple times. so it will be good challenge for us. >> now going into there. home turf. it's going to be awesome by. we know that whatever the records are. but i know we're for. >> moreau catholic high school basketball coaches and players are honoring an alum who died in a car crash earlier this year. the inaugural oscar
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frayer invitational will be held at the school this weekend. oscar led the mariners to section championships in 2014 2016 and a state runner-up finish in 2014 he was one of the top players in the bay area during his high school years and help build more roads winning tradition after played his college ball at grand canyon university and led them to their first ncaa tournament appearance just days before his death this saturday teams from all over the east bay will come tomorrow. catholics to compete and keep oscars legacy alive. former teammates are flying in from all over the country and his mom will be honored before the final game of the tournament. all of the money and from this event will go to fund named after him when he was scholarship. >> and all his buddies played with him are flying in for the event so they could be years to finish just like to ask are going to 90 here and he's really helping people steal.
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and he just goes to, you know, the kind of person he was one of a person. you know, very humble for as good as he was. it was all about helping other so i mean, he's still doing some time allow my due to do you we're not in me. >> i remember that tragedy like it was yesterday. good for the school and his family and friends for getting together and honoring great sports reporter. you know, we also have another good story coming a mom from the bay area who is going to be the rose parade or she is and she's spreading the message about an important cause. we'll talk more about that coming up in a more about that coming up in a moment. more about that coming up in a moment. only wendy's serves a better breakfast, with a better biscuit. a hot, buttery treasure loaded with a fresh cracked egg, cheese and sausage or bacon. and to top it off, right now, they're just a buck. a buck? now there's no reason to go somewhere else. choose wisely. choose wendy's. ♪
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>> 7.54 right now. and let's talk about the rose parade which usually are thinking. call it either school kids are athletes or, you know, something that school marching to mom from the bay area is we've got for martinez, as a matter of fact. and it's all part of an effort strike urge people to donate organs. so center health announced that hilda martinez is going to be walking alongside the donate life float. >> at the parade earlier this year. she actually discovered she needed a kidney transplant and a donor miraculous. it was found in august and she received a new kidney and it's taking doing very well. so she and her family say they really want to spread the message and raise awareness about the importance of donating organs. >> i think is that i we didn't
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know. i didn't know. so now sign up already is that places that, though, to be out on a ship. the word out that hate donation is what we need to do to get people like hill treated. >> keep and, you know, keep your eyes peeled could she's going to be marching, which is so cool that is on national tv and everything to lose. by the way, she's from richmond but like richmond and look at i happy she is. and i'm happy to be alive. and that's really a message. >> if you can please sign up to be a donor. we'll be right back. when we do come back here in the next hour. the first case of the omicron variant in the u.s. has been detected right here in the bay area will have the latest in a live report. >> and the biden administration also tightening air travel rules for people coming into the u.s. will have more on that from sfo as well. so stay tuned. meanwhile, in oakland city officials there are expected to announce a plan to help with the police staffing issue that they're struggling with the full story
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thursday. i am keeping count friday. yeah. it is a sunny day around the bay. but depending on where you are can also be pretty hazy. to. yeah, we've been seeing that somewhere and not foggy. we said hazy, which means kind of moderate air quality yeah. air quality not doing so great again, we are going to be seeing another hazy horizon come the afternoon and that's something you're already seeing, especially across our bayshore cities this morning, a pretty notable from your san jose cam as well. the blue skies up above. and then that line a haze very evident out there. when you're looking right at the horizon. otherwise it is beautiful in crystal clear of of san jose right now. we do have another layer of tooley fog that draping the central valley in our inland valleys here in the bay area. so much so that solano county is back under a dense fog advisory. and we also do have an impact of low visibility in areas like conquered highway for portions of 6 ad benicia bridge carquinez bridge as well as on up into solano county. so be mindful of this couple pockets of fog right along the bay

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