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ucsf says he supports this latest decision. >> he says it speaks volumes about the city's case rates and outlook when san francisco, one of the most conservative cities in the country throughout the pandemic is no longer requiring proof of vaccines or a negative test at large indoor events. >> on april first, san francisco will party like its 2019 again for the first time since large events have been allowed, the city will no longer require proof of vaccination status or a negative test. the county is aligning with state guidelines by dropping these requirements for indoor mega events with crowds larger than 1000 people find that some of the most conservative counties. >> some cisco sun and clara county, la county, which have really the most careful during the pandemic have signed on means that we're really in a good place right now. despite information about a new variant known as the ba 2 variant. >> infectious disease specialist at ucsf doctor peter chin-hong believes it is
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safe to lift these restrictions. things out variance come on board. and this is the sub-lineage that's very, very similar to the body. >> like omicron, it's not like it's going to go up in a big steep curve. it's going to be very gradual. and i think we'll be able to predict it with wastewater epidemiology as well as the traditional measure of number of new cases, according to the san francisco department of public health. >> individual businesses like the chase center can choose to keep any safety measures in place. in a statement to kron 4 news, the chase center says it will also align with the county and no longer require proof of vaccination or negative test. meanwhile, vaccinations and masks are still strongly recommended. i think we all enjoy. >> the times when the numbers are low, numbers go higher. i you know, we'll be ready to pull out these bass. keep the testing kits in your closet, bring all of these things when when time comes. but for right now, things are looking pretty good.
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>> now doctor chin-hong says the letels of new infections in the bay area's comparable to where we were last june in california. first started reopening and as of march 13th of this year, when numbers were last updated, san francisco, 7 day rolling average case rate was 8.7, the lowest it's been so far this year. live in the newsroom. taylor bisacky kron. 4 news. >> thank you, taylor. new cdc data shows the johnson and johnson vaccine. he's had the lowest breakthrough infection rate during the omicron search, the pfizer vaccine had the most breakthrough cases followed by moderna, the j and j shots where 76% effective in preventing infections and 81% effective in preventing hospitalizations. a rally in san francisco today about making hiv and aids treatments a priority again, activist staging a diane and the steps outside city hall. they're concerned the treatment and testing for hiv has slipped during the pandemic and they want the city to go back to
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being a leader in both the prevention of and care for the disease. >> it's time for us to refocus our efforts redouble our efforts. we commit ourselves to making sure that san francisco will be the first city to get 0 new infections in a year. >> according to the san francisco department of public health, hiv testing dropped 44% between 2020 2021. now that the ongoing issue of gas prices, they continue to rise with no sign of slowing down any time soon. and that's why california lawmakers are looking at a number of proposals to help drivers with skyrocketing gas prices. the latest idea direct payments of some $200 to everyone making less than $125,000 a year kids would count to meaning a family of 5 would be eligible for 1000 bucks. and last thursday, a group of democrats in the assembly proposed sending $400 to wall california taxpayers. >> we hear you and we see you.
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we see the pain you're feeling at the pump. how inflation is affecting you every day. when you do your grocery shopping in feed your family. >> meanwhile, a republican proposal calls for a 6 month a gas tax holiday. and governor gavin newsome is expected to release his own rebate proposal some time this week. dozens of chevron refinery workers are now out on strike, which is threatening to raise gas prices even higher. nearly 500 employees are demanding more pay and better contracts. dozens are joining us strike that began today. chevron argues that it's paying its workers as much as it can despite the company reporting more than 5.1 billion dollar profit last year. the refinery supplies about 13% that the state's gasoline jet fuel and other oil products. and here's a look at the current average is now for gas in the bay area. san u.s. 8 to 5.82 a gallon. oakland 5.85. in both
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napa and san francisco. it's at 5.92 a gallon. >> the bad part about these high gas prices. some people are now stealing it. scott forestry says reports there is a bigger effort now to try to protect those precious pricey gallant's. >> this is a very hot commodity right now. a locking gas cap. gas prices have been going up steadily and it's been pretty frequent, definitely more that people are stealing fuel. so a lot of people are getting locking caps for >> needing to replace their the regular ones. josep howlett santa rosa. napa auto parts as >> more people are coming into the store looking for the caps as reports swirl of gas thieves siphoning valuable fuel. >> and we've just had a lot of requests for so that we typically would see like a lot of heavy work trucks, you know, every now and then the want to walking path. typically they just want what's available and what's ready. but there are a big
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target because, you know, the old 2030, plus gallons of fuel. and if somebody gets in there and it's 5 or 10 that that's enough for a normal part. and so they've been targeted a lot recently, as you know, big trucks and then. >> it is just another harsh reality bay area residents are facing. >> we're limited supply as far as what we produce here. so it's just going to keep going up more and more. and definitely, you know, it's an opportunity for someone to save himself some money and unfortunately hurt somebody else. >> joseph says it's all unfortunate, but they are ready to help owners deal with this latest dilemma to recess stasio kron. 4 news. i will switch gears now to get a check on the 4 zone forecast. a live look over san francisco city hall. >> blue and yellow to show support for ukraine. and it was a kind of a nice, nice day today. and temperatures are only going up up and up and up. >> yeah. tomorrow, maybe some record breaking heat around the bay area. so.
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>> yeah, these temperatures going to be the hottest of the season so far as well. >> we're early on. but here we go. high pressure overhead now and to continue to build in tonight. that is going to bring that offshore wind. keeping your skies clear throughout the night tonight. and you kind of get a sense of that. the clouds and i start to receive the rotation around the ridge of high pressure. that's just off the coastline. and that ridge just going to kind of settle in overnight tonight and tomorrow morning. so here we go. that ridge moving in for tomorrow. going to bring a lot of sunshine, offshore winds in the morning by the afternoon, though, we may see some patchy fog developing along the coastline. otherwise going to be warm just about everywhere you go tomorrow except right out of the water's edge, i think will be a little cool up toward the coastline. but otherwise, this is how we wake up tomorrow morning. mostly clear skies and temperatures are going to be in the 50's. when you get going by noontime, enjoying a great day to get outside and see a little sunshine and enjoy the warm weather. in fact, moving into the upper 70's in spots inland already. lot of 70's inside the bay and cooler 60's along the coastline by the afternoon. you see a change in
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the pattern. it's going to be very warm in inland wall along the coast office and get that surge low clouds and fog and those temperatures will be cooling down up toward the beaches. >> phase ii stunt down the steepest city street in the country. this video was taken just after midnight sunday in los angeles. you might have seen it online. police say that the driver crashed a rented tesla. there goes flying down the hill, slammed it into 2 other cars and then just drove off in a different tesla. the person claiming to be the driver has you know, making several posts online. la pd calls this a hit and run. that person is being considered a person of interest and they're out looking for him. a berkeley man is facing charges today for allegedly firing a gun during a drug deal. the shooting happened in february at greg brown park. this just blocks away from the ashby bart station. several kids were playing in the park at
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the time. luckily nobody was hit by the shot last friday, police arrested the 19 year-old at his home. are they safe? they found a loaded ghost gun as well as other evidence. and in oakland for tiny homes built to shelter. the unhoused. >> caught fire today near oakland's lake merritt tonight, the red cross is helping 5 people find temporary housing as kron four's. dan kerman reports firefighters believe this was not arson. fire raced through the lakeview village, tiny home development in oakland monday morning. >> this is citizen video of the thick black smoke shooting into the air. 3 tiny homes were destroyed and a 4th was damaged, but no one was injured were fortunate. the crews were able to get there quickly and were able to contain and mitigate risks to any of the other 12 or 13. >> tiny homes that were there. the homes have immunity, heat and electricity, but it's unclear if that played a role in how the fire started. and at this point, firefighters believe it was accidental. but we know where it started. we
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know that individual was attached to that property as early as this morning but was not on scene at the time of the fire started based on the footage that the investigators say it's the tiny home development is the merger of 2 different transitional housing programs, both designed to get homeless people out of streetside encampments have to say i'm frustrated that the city administration's lack of follow through and action. >> on issues that i have been raising consistently for months concerns i have been raising for months are not being addressed. city council president nikki fortunato bass says she's been raising concerns with city department heads. >> since the 2 programs merged and says little has been done. this fire is a clear demonstration at the need for greater accountability and for my concerns to be addressed immediately. fire officials say they see far fewer fires, that these types of developments then at homeless encampments. nevertheless, 5 residents are now getting assistance from the red cross
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in finding new temporary shelter. dan kerman kron. 4 news. >> we'll stay in oakland where 2 people are dead tonight and 2 others are injured after a weekend of violence. police say 2 deadly shootings happened saturday night. one of those happened after a sideshow where they say up to 600 cars were involved to blocked roads and clogged the area near 42nd and 8.80, when police arrived. they say they found a shooting victim who was taken to a hospital. he later died and then at another unrelated scene on 18th avenue. opd says they found a man who is killed in a shooting there. one city council member wants the shooter's held accountable. >> i know we're dealing with people who are in pain hurting. >> and because they don't value their own lives, they are putting others lives in danger and that's frankly not acceptable. we have to continue investing in ways off holding the line, keeping folks accountable.
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>> the victims have not been identified and in an effort to try to crack down on sideshows, police say they're being more proactive about impounding cars and the city is making design changes to its streets to try to deter sideshows right now to a developing story in the peninsula were former black employees of google filed. >> class action lawsuit against the company today alleging alleging a pattern and practice of racial discrimination. they go as far as to co google's diversity campaign. nothing more than a pr stunt. kron four's rob nesbitt reports on what 2 former employees say. they went through. the 2 women who spoke out monday say they were overlooked for job promotions at google because of the color of their skin. their allegations against the company span from racial and discrimination in front of a federal courthouse in san francisco. civil rights attorney ben crump. >> announced the class action lawsuit against google monday alleging that the company undervalues under pays and
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mistreat their black employees. google did not retaliate against the racist coach or. >> but they retaliated against these victims. all of the races coach or that existing google, former google employee shared their stories of discrimination, including april curley who was hired by the company in 2014. >> to recruit graduates from historically black colleges. i easily found over 500 extremely talented black students who are now employed in bowles at google. despite her success of the company, curley says she was terminated in september of 2020. this wasn't about my performance or lack thereof. >> this was about a company equipping managers with the power to with their black employees into shape by any means or make an example out of them. the allegations against google don't stop at racial discrimination. chloe sled says she was sexually harassed by a white male coworker and her department. it started off with sly comments and the micro kitchen and hallways then grew to
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sexually explicit message over the company chat. she's now the ceo of the company community acts. but during her time at google says she was constantly overlooked for promotions because of the color of her skin and had races. comments posted about her on google's internal plus platform. it was clear to me. >> not only was google willing to allow me to be sexually harassed by one man. but they were also going to let me get racially harassed by the company at crump says he hopes the lawsuit seeking class status inspires other google employees. both former and current to come forward and share their stories. what google should do. >> is google racist? >> and then they will see. what the problem is. and the only question will be. how are they going to respond? >> i reached out to the press team at google for comment about the class action lawsuit filed against them but have not heard back in mountain view. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news more than 200 apartments
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could be coming to the south bay, the santa clara county board of supervisors is set to vote on the proposal tomorrow. >> to build the homes with the money that was approved by voters. way back in 2016 under this proposed plans, 73 apartments would be built in morgan hill, 171 built in san jose in 2 different locations and 80 apartments would be built in the city of santa clara. the measure approved in 2016 set aside 950 million dollars to try to address the counties housing problem. the mayor of morgan hill says many of the homes future residents will be essential workers as a way to thank them for all they did during the pandemic. >> in an area where housing is scarce and housing is unaffordable. we owe it to those families to revive the american dream. >> community leaders say they also hope to provide affordable housing for veterans, seniors, people who are recently homeless and families who meet the minimum
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income requirement. if the proposal passes construction on these new homes could begin by later this summer. a rally today in redwood city in support of extending pandemic eviction protections. the statewide protections are set to expire at the end of the month. activists from faith in action bay area and several other groups are now asking for state and local leaders to extend the eviction moratorium as well as rent relief programs. we are 10 days from a potential tsunami of evictions. and we're here to encourage our representatives to use this short time to do something to stop that we identify this is the right thing to do before we simply need to continue. >> so that families will not be homeless. the children not be homeless. use them. >> march 31st is also the deadline for both renters and landlords affected by covid to apply to receive relief money from the state. activists say about 5200 applications are still awaiting processing.
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>> another big story we're following for you tonight is day one of the judge ketanji brown jackson supreme court confirmation hearing. she delivered her opening statement while lawmakers laid out what they're looking for in the next supreme court justice. our first washington correspondent basil john reports. >> good evening. it's the start of a long week for the senate judiciary committee and judge ketanji brown jackson as she vies for the open supreme court seat. >> welcome, judge jackson. i am humbled and honored to be here during day one of judge ketanji brown jackson's confirmation hearing democratic firm on senator patrick leahy and minnesota senator amy klobuchar are highlighted the significance of her nomination with your presence here today. >> you are writing a new page in the history you judge or opening a door that's long been shot to so many connecticut senator richard blumenthal said welcoming an african-american woman on the
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court is long overdue. >> this day is a giant leap into the present for our country. >> and for the quarter, republicans like iowa senator chuck grassley outlined what he wants out of supreme court nominee. the most important thing that i look for is a nominee view of the law. judicial philosophy. >> and view on the role of a judge in our constitutional system. despite judge jackson's education and experience texas republican senator ted cruz said that is no longer enough. >> it is no longer the case. the supreme court confirmation hearings are merely about qualifications. south carolina republican senator lindsey graham promises he and his colleagues will not attack judge jackson's character. not of us are going to do that to you. >> and if any of us does that to you? all will break out. republicans talks on their initial thoughts of judge jackson saying she is soft on crime and want to hear her response in the coming days.
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>> reporting in washington, i'm basil, john texas. senator ted cruz had yet another issue at an airport. this time. police had to be called when a lawmaker got into a heated argument with an airport employee in montana. according to a reddit post, the senator was seen arguing with some united airlines employees after e reportedly missed his flight. check in. an airport. police officer had to be called over to break things up. cruz was booked on another flight and made it back in time for today's confirmation hearings. staying at the capitol legislation to make daylight savings time permanent may have hit a snag under the newly passed proposal. daylight saving time would become permanent starting in november of next year. the measure easily passed in the senate. but a few members of the house are calling for more research into the proposal.
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>> is video from a riverside county preschool and and it's making the rounds you. so you heard at least the teacher leading students in a chant chat to denounce president joe biden and now parents are going public. they some of them say they're furious over what happened there. jennifer mcgraw reports on the actions. the school is now taking. >> it happened to be presidents day and it appears as though the teacher was rehearsing with her students in class and then she posted this video. >> these are 4, 5 year-olds and transitional kindergarten. at turning point christian school in norco, their teacher posting the video to the school's internal parent app can believe it at first, kristen. i'm excited. watch the video several times in horror. the teachers
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indoctrinating students there. you know, everybody has a right to believe in what they want. and my daughter was given an opportunity and especially at that age, i don't think you can even comprehend to make an informed decision on who and believe in. >> mcfadden contacted the school immediately. their response was to take the video down, offering an apology as it did not share with the school and church philosophy of honoring and respecting authority, including those in government positions. mcfadden was told the teacher was talked to. i still don't know. the lesson was, you know, i asked. >> they said they've spoken with her reviewed and they are okay with that. >> mix out and even asked her 5 year-old what went on in class. i just kind of sat down with her watch and she just thought it was so funny and look at look at what we learned today. and she's kept repeating that we want to mount. her daughter has since switched schools and the fat and is hoping this serves as a lesson to parents to be informed at this point. it's not about the school. it's about informing parents that this is happening. and currently there's no nothing in place to stop it from happening. some hoping. >> that with enough attention it will invoke change to make
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because clearly there's no standards guidelines that preschool have to follow. >> that was jennifer mcgraw reporting for us tonight. when asked for a reaction to the video, school officials say they will not be commenting on the issue. ukraine is not backing down with a top nato official says the war is now on the verge of. >> should get a boat. the proposal to give oakland residents a say on building a residents a say on building a ballpark in order to keep the when a truck hit my car, residents a say on building a bthe insurance companyeep the wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth, so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible.
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>> getting a lot harder to get an uber or lyft. about 15% of rideshare drivers have quit in recent weeks over rising gas prices. they say it's simply unaffordable for them to pay for their own gas right now, a recent survey by rideshare guy found 15% had already quit driving with about 40% driving less. despite recently adding 8.55, cent per ride surcharge. drivers point out a ride could be 2 miles or 20 miles making the surcharge meaningless. check your labels. there are several products being recalled tonight, starting. >> with jurgens ultra healing moisturizer. the fda has issued a voluntary recall because of bacteria concerns. the recall affects the companies. 3 ounce in 10 ounce bottles, the bacteria they say doesn't pose much of a risk for healthy people. but could cause infections and folks with health problems. 2
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popular pancake mixes are being recalled after metal fragments were found in them. the recall here involves great value buttermilk pancake and waffle mix and kroger buttermilk pancake and waffle mix. the parts came from a cable used to clean the machinery. both products are sold at walmart and kroger stores and have best by date of september. first 2023. so check that out. people are being advised to throw them out. if you have a product with that date or return them for a full refund. a california company says several packages of an okie mushrooms could be contaminated with listeria. jen fruits, inc is recalling all cases of these an okie mushrooms from taiwan. listeria can cause serious and even fatal infections in young children, seniors and people with health problems. the mushrooms were distributed to california wholesalers and retail stores. people are being urged to throw them out or return them for a full
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refund. >> next at 9, how many ukrainian refugees are to be out there and what the pentagon he's saying about the russian military struggle to take over that country. plus, a renewed effort to help our state's water woes where a new lake could be built and why some environmental gr ups are against the idea. a new problem for the a's waterfront ballpark. the council member is going public with concerns. why the tim welcome back to
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kron. 4 news at 9. we begin this half hour with our coverage of the ongoing war in ukraine. the pentagon said today russia has fallen short of most, if not all of its military goals in ukraine. >> but despite that, the attacks on major civilian areas are continuing with the ukrainian government saying they are investigating several claims of war crimes by russian troops. new video here appears to show soldiers shooting at civilians. but moscow continues to deny that any civilians have been targeted. clearly. and we said this from the beginning that. they wanted to get after population center so that they could >> take control of of key ports, key cities, key government institutions and supplant the the the the government of ukraine with one more friendly to russia, russia is now committing for general site, a gaze that ukrainian cto for vote.
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>> for 3 weeks, 400,000 citizens have been surrounded. >> without food. what are light hit? >> meanwhile, ukrainian officials have turned down a demand by russia that all ukrainian troops lay down their weapons and surrender in exchange for letting civilians flee the city. the un says there are now more than 10 million ukrainian refugees. that includes many who are displaced within ukraine's borders. and new tonight, ukraine's president vote on air silinski says that he is ready to discuss not seeking nato membership in exchange for a cease-fire. the withdrawal of russian troops and a guarantee of ukraine's security. back here in the bay. and artists has been so touched by what's happening in ukraine. he decided to move across the country to help artists fighting for their freedom. amanda harry spoke with him this afternoon about how he's trying to assist the people of ukraine.
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>> images to moving. they convinced a bay area artist to temporarily move to the united kingdom. it's a lot closer to the action. so europe is really, really behind this. john doyle has been in touch with ukrainian artists for several years. and many of those artists have become soldiers. they have banded together as a community to fight this oppressive war. i spoke with doyle in-person back at the end of february when he and many of his ukrainian friends. you know what to do yet? we put down a paint brushes and pick up guns at the beginning of the invasion. doyle and his ukrainian friends started a message group. he says 2 of the arts organizations. he was in communication with module club and google fest have mobilized and join the ukrainian military while some are still fighting. others have become refugees. but he says that comes with its own challenges. they are experiencing.
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>> a huge disconnect from their friends and their family and their loved ones and they're looking back inside really distraught and shellshocked. doyle is not planning on joining the war effort or going to ukraine. >> but he's doing everything he can to shed light on what's happening to his friends and to just try to share the story of this really difficult choice that these people have been forced to make. this is something that we're in for the long haul. he still encouraging people to reach out to organizations that are continuing to help ukrainian people like the ukrainian-american coordinating council. amanda hari kron. 4 news to get the latest updates on the war in ukraine. just go to kron 4 dot com. you can use your mobile device to scan the qr code. there. >> and you'll be directed to our website. >> that of the drought and as california struggles to conserve water, a plan to build a giant new lake in northern california is moving forward. yeah, more than 2 billion dollars in federal loans are heading to the project which would flood.
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>> what's left of the town of sight. the idea has been around since the 1950's, but it's just now starting to pick up steam again. congressman john garamendi help work on getting the federal loan for the project. he says the paper work still needs to be done, but the money should be coming. >> kirsten, federal government to bring this project on. it's an extremely important one. a very one and a half million, a 2 foot reservoir off stream. so it doesn't any of the rivers in any of the 7 or other species. so this completes the financing. >> congressman garamendi says there is one other thing that needs to be done by the state to get the projects going. california's department of fish and wildlife needs to make a decision about when water can be taken out of the sacramento river and put into the reservoir. however, some environmental groups argue it will divert too much water from the sacramento river. at the same time, state and local
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water officials are calling on the public to celebrate world water day by increasing efforts to save it. officials say the biggest opportunity to conserve is outside homes by people cutting back on watering and using more water efficient devices also recommend replacing grass with native plants that require much less irrigation. >> and restore biodiversity. california's drought is now into its 3rd year in january and february. those were the driest in history. state reservoir levels also remain far below average and continue dropping. the never ending a's ballpark fiasco has hit yet another speed bump. the 12 billion dollar proposed project is getting some stiff resistance. now from one council member kron four's justin campbell has more now on how the decision on where to play and put the ball park may play out at the ballot box. i >> it is wise. for the voters
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of moments make the that's west oakland councilwoman carol fife. she hosted a town hall this weekend over concerns about the 12 billion dollar oakland athletics ballpark plan. and she would like to bring the decision to the ballot. i don't they're really not research on project and how councilwoman 5 says she doesn't think the plan addresses the need for people of color or low income in her district were surprised to hear that oakland a's team president dave carroll says they've been working closely with the city council members for the past 5 years. we've laid out a very robust set of community benefits, including things like affordable housing workforce development, environmental justice campbell says the proposed ballpark plan would also bring many jobs, but they're also looking elsewhere in case they don't get a new stadium. spy were working as well in las vegas. >> on a planned there for a stadium, carol doesn't want to bring the proposed ballpark
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plan to a ballot vote this november. >> which is what councilwoman 5 is exploring. he's hoping for a final vote on the plan. >> sooner and hopefully getting the city council to approve the project summer so we can move forward and know that we're going to be in oakland for many years to come. reporting in oakland, justin campbell kron, 4 news. >> still ahead tonight, new details on the attempted assassination of baseball legend david big papi ortiz. >> and scary weather in texas tonight. numerous tornadoes being reported across the state will take close look at that from a comeback. and in sports, coming up, a heartbreaking loss to the spurs. the worriers certain need of some urgency. sports director jason dumas says reaction from steve kerr plus the stanford women. look ahead to their sweet 16 matchup.
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>> and now kron 4 sports. we're sunday night for the it was their last home game before a five-game road trip and their first game without step. considering all of that, it was important to get a win against. >> the lowly spurs. but they just could not get it done. yes, there were some bizarre calls. everyone was confused. then the end that didn't help. but there is no excuse for draymond green getting ejected. no excuse for giving up an offensive rebound on the free throw and really is no excuse for coming out flat.
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the spurs jumped out to a 12 point 1st quarter lead and steve kerr said coming out with that type of effort inexcusable. >> we have to understand we're undermanned. there's 12 games left now is now 11 games left. we're looking at the we've got ahead. there should be a sense of urgency. there's got to be a sense of a competitive fight to that. we take to the other from the very beginning of the game that i did not see that until it was really late in the game. guys were great night in that 4th quarter fighting like crazy. we have fight like crazy from the start. we got to for enough. >> you know, we haven't really play up the all year so, you know, one person go down there, but he's got to step up. so especially we've got to got to lock in defensively offensive. i feel like the way we move the ball. that's going to come. you you know, we just got find ways to win games.
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>> you know, who does have a sense of urgency? these women, stanford in back in familiar territory for the 14th straight year. they will play in the sweet 16 this year. they did so by thumping both montana state and kansas. but the competition is about to get much stiffer on friday. they will take on a maryland team that has won 23 games this season and they have a legendary coach in their own right. and brenda frese stanford meet the terms earlier this year in sunny bahamas. so the turks will be thinking revenge. the sweet 16 is in spokane, which is a homecoming for lexi in lacey hall stanford's best place. >> i think everyone, you know, wanted to get wants to get this book and no one wants to the but for lacing, i feel to play at home. one last time meant a lot to us meant a lot to our family, went out to our friends. so there was that extra, you know, chip on our shoulder, the mental a little a little bit more for us i think it just came to that
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came down that extra piece of us, just our team wanting it more than them. and i'm just super super happy. super excited to be heading home. >> and we'll actually hear from lex. ian lee sees parents later this week as they gear up for their 2 daughters coming home to play in the regionals. that should be fun for that family. all righty
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>> today we're learning new information about the attempted assassination plot
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against baseball hall of famer david ortiz. big poppy. at first it was stopped. it. the attempted killing was a mistake. but as paul gerke reports now, this year's long investigation has come to a different conclusion. >> it was the former boston police commissioner edward davis, who led this investigation and withheld its findings until the suspect was with in u.s. custody for ortiz is safety. david ortiz says he doesn't know why anyone would target him, but he's thankful he's alive and he's not planning on living the rest of his life in hiding. >> on june 9th, 2019 while seated at a bar in santo domingo. boston red sox legend david ortiz was shot in the back at point-blank range until now. the consensus explanation behind the attempt on ortiz is life has been a case of mistaken identity that hit men were intending to shoot them. and ortiz was with sixto david fernandez. but according to former boston
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police commissioner turned private investigator edward davis. ortiz was the target. after all. over the course of the 6 month investigation. davis was told international drug kingpins says are peralta was jealous of ortiz and felt disrespected by the dominican star. there are also reportedly placed the bounty on ortiz and green with the hit squad who attacked him by some accounts. the 2 were close friends by others merely passing acquaintances. dominican authorities did not cooperate with the new investigation, which obviously contradicts their story. peralta is being held without bail in puerto rico on charges of conspiracy to import cocaine and heroin. he has not been charged in ortiz shooting and his lawyer denies his client has any involvement. >> 13 people have been charged in that 2019 shooting. ortiz says he doesn't know how that will affect the ongoing investigation, but he was
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seriously hurt. lost his gallbladder and part of his intestine. he found out he's headed to cooperstown in january. david ortiz be part of the new class introduced this july. >> and that was paul gerke reporting for us tonight. ortiz retired from baseball in 2016. he was the only person elected to the hall of fame in 2022. >> we have learned the identities. now the 4 u.s. marines killed in a military crash in norway from left to right. they are captain ross reynolds captain matthew tomko. it sergeant james speedy and corporal jacob moore. they were taking part in a military drill when the osprey aircraft they were in just crashed in stormy weather on friday. the military exercise was not in response to the war in ukraine. chinese officials say none of the 132 passengers on board a boeing 7.37. that crashed today survive. the airliner is seen falling out of the sky in china crashing into a mountainous area and sparking
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a forest fire. the boeing 7.37 was on its way to a city in the southern portion of china. when radar showed it went into a steep descent. it's not known yet what caused this crash. a pilot remains in the hospital after an la county sheriffs rescue helicopter crashed in the angeles national forest on saturday. 6 people were on board at the time, including 5 deputies. and you see like doctor 4 deputies and the doctor are recovering at home. the pilot is undergoing treatment for broken bones. the ntsb is expected to recover the helicopter by the end of the day. tomorrow begin the investigation into what caused the crash. turning our attention now to the weather where monitoring several tornadoes that broke out tonight near austin, texas see some video here from. >> the big weather system that blew through first responders are still rip responding. tonight, the reports of structural damage to several homes cent so pickup truck
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kind of get rolled over. it was it was fierce. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow is with us now with more on that outbreak. laurent's. yeah, some scary stuff now just wrote rotating through texas. i think we've got another day at least of some severe weather, but it's all starting to slide a little further to the east. you can see this strong line of storms, though, making its way all the way from corpus christi up through dallas today. some very heavy storms now starting to sneak. >> its way into parts of louisiana. so you see all along that track, you see the areas in red and white here. these are reports tornadic activity along that line, right along that frontal system has moved on by now. the activity is starting to shift a little further to the north. there's currently a a tornado warning on the ground there. you can just northeast of cushing. this one expected to continue to track in a northeasterly direction taken along this stretch right here. usually these have been short-lived tornadoes. but in this kind of situation, you can get some long duration. tornadoes were talking about
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the normal duration is about 10 minutes. but some of these could go 30 minutes or longer in that case. but this one right here, the latest tornado warning up in this area expected until 12:30am. so scary stuff tonight. and i think that all shifts a little further to the east, maybe even more severe by tomorrow afternoon in louisiana. all right. let's take you back out west for a high pressure sitting over head and that's brought us just some gorgeous weather today. tomorrow, probably the nicest day of the week. these temperatures going to be something else talking. mid 70's downtown san francisco. 71 in the marine about 66 in daly city. 64 half moon bay. watch out for some fog along the coastline as we head toward the afternoon. but inside the bay, sunny all day long. and that's why it's going to stay 80's in the south bay and maybe even some mid 80's, maybe some record breakers tomorrow as we head around the bay area, especially places like oakland, you could see record there possibly if it's a little bit warmer. same with richmond about 82 degrees in hercules. 83 in benicia about 82 degrees in the napa valley all the way around the bay area. looking very nice right of the coastal areas, though,
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some fog likely to sweep in late in the day to cool down those temperatures. so the next few tomorrow, possible records. then we cool down on wednesday and thursday, few clouds rolling in on saturday. but boy, what a storm is working its way across texas tonight. looks like another very dangerous day tomorrow twitter's. they're scared the storms right back. on this
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date in 1965. the reverend
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doctor, martin luther king junior. >> lead 3200 civil rights demonstrators, son historic. 54 mile march from selma to montgomery, alabama, under the protection of federalized troops just weeks before protesters were brutally beaten by state troopers on the outskirts of selma as they tried to make the same march sparking nationwide outrage in helping to kick start the civil rights movement. and here in the bay area 16 years ago today, twitter co-founder jack dorsey. so the very first tweet in 2006 writing just setting up my twitter 15 years later, dorsey. so that very tweet as an nft for more than 2.9 million bucks today, twitter remains a prominent force in the world of social media and online communication as long as its 280 characters or fewer. and today in 1963, the iconic alcatraz federal prison closed its doors for
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good, at least as a prison landmark. 12 acre island just a mile and a half off the coast of san francisco, of course. but despite being so close, it is believed no one ever escaped and survived. it's nearly 30 years of operation as a prison. at its height. the raw cow's, more than 200 maximum security prisoners and said to be extremely harsh conditions, even for the time. but today alcatraz is part of the golden gate, national recreation area. it is open for tourism as one of the bay area's most iconic destinations. check this out. a bottle of wine just sold for a record price of 12,300 bucks. that is 3 times more than its original price. >> the bottle of 1973 slb cabernet sold at heritage auctions, wine signature auction in beverly hills last week. wine is from stag's leap wine cellars right here in california. the company says there are only a handful of unopened bottles of this distinctive burgundy. and you
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think that's expensive. copy the very first marvel comic book just sold for 2.4 million dollars to 1939. copy of marvel comics number one feature several characters, including the human torch. it is considered a top 3. must have comics collectible. and marvel's future of comics tv shows and movies. that wraps up kron 4 news and apprecimte you being with us this hour. keep it here, though, because catherine and ken are here with what's coming up on kron. 4 news at 10. thank you very much. here's what we're working on. coming up next, president biden heads to europe. >> as russia's military continues to bomb ukraine leveling pretty much city after city. >> tonight, new developments in the ukraine president's effort try to in the war. >> and big indoor events that could look a lot different next month as more covid restrictions are being lifted all around the state. how bay area officials are getting ready for those changes. plus, we're tracking some wild weather in texas with tornado sweeping through a number of
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