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news. this is the fourth. and welcome everyone to the four this afternoon and heather holmes and i'm alex savage happening now a rally to save schools in hayward, parent, teachers and staff are urging district leaders to reconsider closing campuses ahead of a board meeting happening tonight where a vote could happen now, the district says the closures are necessary to address declining enrollment, among other issues. ktvu cristina rendon live for us this afternoon hayward where people are now starting to gather christina. or heather. alex you can really see how much people care about the schools in this community, even though there are four schools on that on that list that are in danger of closing. it is down from about eight. people say it is still too many for this city to handl. i'll take a step out here so you can see would say about 50 and growing, and they two blocks do the hayward unified district headquarters in about 30 minute,
and even though tonight's board meeting is virtual. the plan, though, is to march so. it becomes a show of support for the schools. glass brook elementary in hayward is one of a handful in danger of closing the signs posted outside a message for the district's board of education. this beautiful school. look at it. we are just opposed. we want them to pause. daisy bates is a special education interpreter and president of reunion. she along with representatives of other unions want the district to reconsider. if we have full service community schools, everyone around when i come here, i just hope they take a pause and just reevaluate. i mean, if they need to, just to close schools, that's fine. but we definitely i would like for them to sit down with us. and. have us at the beginning of the conversation. not at the end when you've already made a decision. a spokeswoman for hayward unified says the district has faced declining enrollment since 2000 and four but the pandemic really accelerated students leaving. last year is highlighted in red and projections only get worse
in the last two years we lost about 2000 students and about 65% of those students. that left the school district did so because their families moved out of the bay area completely less students mean less funding from the state. plus, the district has aging facilities that cost $900 million to fix. it's why the district is proposing closing four schools, relocating facilities and changing boundaries and programs, while the district understands the loss school closures bring. they hope the public can see what can be gained from the potential changes. a part of this plan is to bring. t k and preschool to all of our elementary schools and have modernized facilities where we don't have to worry about broken heaters and fire alarms. we want them to listen to us for the first time, really pay attention to what we have to say. we have been saying the same thing through all these town hall meetings. we have not been heard. the union member. you just heard there at the end, says that they just learned
about this plan to close schools in the last six weeks during public input. the district, though, says it has been working on this plan for at least two years, coming to the table and trying to look at ways that they can best address this declining enrollment issue. they initially had eight schools on the list. they have now brought it down to four possible closures. and also had 10 facilities that they wanted to close that has been reduced to eight. so tonight's special board meeting starts at 6 30 again, this group behind us will march to the district headquarters in a show of support, and there are a number of things that could happen tonight. the district could take action and say yes, we would like to close some schools. they could make changes to the revised recommendations or they could take no action at all. heather alex. alright cristina rendon live in hayward. we await the decision here from the district. christina. thank you. a magnitude 3.9 earthquake shook the san ramon area at around 11 43 this morning. the usgs says the minor quake was centered near crow canyon country club on the california's fault. it was felt as far north
as valeo in south to santa cruz quake was followed within within just a few minutes by two smaller quakes measuring 2.6 and three point oh, fortunately, no damage or injuries are reported. california is nonpartisan legislative analyst is forecasting a $31 billion budget surplus next year. predicted surplus comes as tax revenues continue to climb. and it's so large. the legislative analyst estimates california will surge past a constitutional limit on state spending by more than $14 billion. this will be the fourth year in a row of increasing revenue. governor newsom was at the port of los angeles today with members of the biden administration, checking on efforts to try to address the backlog of cargo ships at the port. last month, president biden announced a deal to operate the port of los angeles around the clock to try to reduce the supply chain bottleneck right now, the port is open about 19 hours a day still short of the presidents bush for 24 hour operation. and
that's mainly due to a shortage of truck drivers. one of the profound challenges we face continue to face is enough truck drivers. we announced that the dmv will be extending hours of operation on saturdays at 15 sites. disproportionate number here and southern california, montebello, fullerton and other sites and effect allowing us to double from 5000. commercial tests a month. to 9700 commercial tests a month. now there are still backups at both the ports of los angeles and long beach. we're about 80 container ships are waiting dock that is down, though, from the more than 100 ships that were recently stuck. floating off the coast. president biden is on the road once again, explaining how the money in the infrastructure bill will help americans. the administration now is also working hard to get the president's second spending bill passed. but as foxes, lauren
blanchard explains, its passage is not guaranteed. president biden traveling to an electric vehicle plant in detroit, pushing the idea that going green will allow americans to keep more green in their wallet. the green movement also in congress, where the president's party is inching forward on his nearly $2 trillion spending bill with more renewable energy initiatives. it's imperative that the house of representatives pass. this bill back better package. because. the senate needs to receive that package. and to then pass it before christmas. i am dreaming of a green christmas, but christmas and other holidays shopping a real concern for americans feeling the pinch of supply chain problems, inflation that we haven't seen. in 31 years. inflation is a tax on every single american republicans say democrats should worry less about green policies
and focus on legislation that will help lower current prices. thanksgiving stands to be the most expensive ever. the general public quite frankly, is extremely. concerned by this, some will try to blame divided administration for these woes, but let's remember nearly every part of the supply chain is dominated by private businesses. wednesday president biden asked the federal trade commission to investigate why gas prices remain so high and if it's because of illegal price hiking. by oil and gas companies in washington. lauren blanchard, fox news. a week before americans gather for thanksgiving, san francisco's director of public health offered some safe holiday recommendations. think about where we were. last year. we were urging people to stay at home and when they contact this year, we have so many more social situations to navigate from air travel to visiting family and gatherings that may involve vaccinated and summon back safe people. people are
dining out going to businesses and schools and public spaces are reopened. in a virtual meeting today, dr grant colfax spoke about the difference between the holidays last year when families were asked not to get together and this year. gulf acts asked residents to give loved ones the gift of protection, either by getting vaccinated or getting a booster dose. those extra shots are available to everyone 18 and older statewide. today modern officially asked the fda to approve its covid-19 booster vaccine for all adults, 18 and older. the cdc is scheduled to meet on friday to discuss making booster shots available to all americans, 18 and up. fox is jonathan. sorry explains. this comes as fears are growing about another wave of infections. federal health officials are urging patients as fears of a new nationwide covid surge are growing. we're still waiting for the fda to decide whether all americans should get booster shots right now they're recommended only for the elderly
in those at high risk, but a growing number of cities and states are expanding access on their own. without approval from the feds. we will be reviewing the epidemiologic data the, uh, effectiveness data as well as the safety data. and we will provide our recommendations as soon as we can. the push for boosters comes as infection rates are ticking up. 29 states are now experiencing a spike in new covid cases. with the midwest and southwest particularly hard hit, even though some 80% of americans 12 and older have gotten at least one vaccine does. people who are of excellent are still getting covid. but they but they are the severity is much much lower. vaccination rates are also increasing among young people by the end of wednesday, more than 2.6 million kids. ages five through 11 will have gotten their first shot. that's about 10% of the total number of eligible children and the white house is working to make sure demand does not outstrip supply, promising funding for an
additional billion vaccine doses in 2022. i don't think we're gonna get eradication. we've eliminated merit malaria years and years ago, but it exists in other places. so i don't think we're going to eliminate it completely. officials also confirming wednesday the definition of fully vaccinated will not include booster shots in atlanta. jonathan serrie fox news. coming up in this newscas. we'll talk live with her u c s f dr about the importance of boosters as we head into the holidays and how to make it easier for people to get those additional doses will have that discussion coming up today at 4 50. santa clara valley medical center today happily welcome back its longest hospitalized covid-19 patient, 31 year old noah davis of san jose, returned this morning to begin outpatient treatment. this is his first time back at the hospital since he was discharged after a nine month say this morning, a team of caregivers and support staff who treated him while he was hospitalized. surprised him when
he arrived. i feel like this is my family. no staying here as long as i did, and you know, going from almost dying, too. getting back to normal. through rehab services here, you know, it's. get close a lot of these people, so i mean, i feel like i'm coming back saying hi to people i've known my whole life. since leaving the hospital. davis has been recovering at home, he says the road ahead is long, but he's optimistic that the future will be bright. all right, coming up. it's been more than 50 years. new developments on the convictions of two men for killing civil rights leader malcolm x. and one of the most recognizable faces from the january 6th capital riot is sentenced to federal prison. his sentence coming up. had a barrier, whether lots of sunshine today but i'm tracking a system offshore. we're talking about more clouds for your thursday and maybe some shower chances headed our way. we'll
are expected to be exonerated in new york tomorrow. a nearly two year long investigation looked into allegations the fbi and nypd withheld evidence that could've exonerated them. mohammed aziz, khalil islam and thomas hagan were convicted and sentenced for the crime. hagen admitted to being one of three gunmen. but he also testified that neither aziz nor islam were involved or even there. both men were released from prison in the mid eighties. mohammed diseases now 83 years old khalil islam, died in 2000 and nine and the jury and the kyle rittenhouse trial has wrapped up its second day of deliberations without a verdict. they had several questions today for the judge, including asking to see a handful of videos from the case. foxes madeline rivera has
details now from kenosha, wisconsin. several questions from the jury on the second day of deliberations as they work to determine the fate of kyle rittenhouse. do we view videos in private or corporate? the jurors are the kai winn house murder trial, submitting multiple questions to the judge. including asking to review evidence videos the request, prompting a discussion about how many times they would be allowed to watch the state, arguing the jury should be able to view it as many times as they want. i believe the jury should be able to watch them as they see fit. i do not see how videotapes of an incident could be overemphasized or looked at too much. while the defense objects it's clearly an open court. i think we all agree on that. it can be played once not rewound. and started and stopped another video, which the state says shows rittenhouse pointing a gun at protesters before last year's fatal shooting is the subject of the defense's motion for a mistrial with prejudice. the defense says the state with how the higher
quality drone video allegedly giving them a lower resolution version. the defense feels like they were sandbag. meanwhile the city and state bracing for possible violence following a verdict, protesters on both sides gathering outside the courthouse, including a man carrying an ar 15. he was approached by police and was later seen without the gun. if convicted of the most serious charge. rittenhouse faces life in prison in kenosha, wisconsin. mala rivera fox news. i can't figure in the january six capital riots, was sentenced for his role in the siege. jacob chance lee, also known as the qanon shaman, was given one of the longest sentences yet getting 41 months in federal prison. prosecutors wanted 51 months to make an example out of the most recognizable capital rider. he was seen storming inside, shirtless wearing a horned headdress and face paint. chance lee, who pleaded guilty to his role in the riot has already been jailed for 10 months this afternoon, the house voted to censure republican paul
gosar from arizona for posting a video depicting him killing democratic representative alexandria ocasio cortez with a sword. what is so hard? what is so hard? about saying that this is wrong. this is not about me. this is not about representative ghosts are. but this is about what we are willing to accept. few minutes. republican leaders declined to condemn. go sir, who said the altered cartoon clip was mischaracterized costar was removed from his committee assignments, including the oversight panel, where ocasio cortez also serves. it's only the fourth time in nearly 40 years, the house has centred one of its members. all right, turning now to our weather, and it was a beautiful sunny day around much of the bay area. you are looking live here at mount diablo in contra costa county, and this part of the bay area was. doing some shaking earlier
today. this is where a magnitude 3.9 earthquake hit just a few miles south of here in the san ramon area. ktvu meteorologists mark tamayo here now and mark. that quake was felt as far south as santa cruz. yes that's right. even other portions of the bay area as well, alex out toward the peninsula now toward san francisco, which is what? you would expect that the magnitude 3.9 initially this was a four oh, then down with 38. and then right now, the current the current magnitude 3.9. so as we take a look at this map here, this is a did you feel it map? you can report it on the usgs. your experience and basically what you love with your report kind of helps this map. being produced so you can see the map here the coverage out toward the east bay out down toward the santa clara valley doubt toward even san francisco. most areas reporting light too. weak shaking, but a few areas reported some moderate activity as well, especially closer to the epicenter, so once again amount to 3.9 that happened at
11 43 this morning, some aftershocks to reported 2.6 and a magnitude three point oh, so quickly that the main shock happened and then within a few minutes, a couple aftershocks report that strongest being a three point. you as you know, we have a lot of earthquake faults here in the bay area, those red lines correspondent the earthquake earthquake faults and looks like this is on the calderas fault with that magnitude 3.9 earlier today. as far as the weather. we're showing you this a lot of clouds up toward north and a few high clouds crossing the bay area right now, we will thicken up the cloud cover in advance of a system that will approach our coastline. for tomorrow. as we take a look at the satellite will show you some of the fog. we still have some dead patches this morning, but not nearly as widespread as say yesterday and also into monday morning. as far as the wind speech made notes. a change in the wind patterns see more of that north northeast flow that is a dry wind direction and breezy up in the hills. we could see some stronger winds as we head toward your saturday forecast once
again, coming in out of the northeast. current numbers right now for the four o'clock our most areas in the sixties san francisco checking in 63. san jose 67 livermore in the upper fifties. here's a live camera, looking out toward the oakland alameda estuary here and still some clear skies of this and hes those you can't see off in the distance. we'll start out tomorrow morning. we're definitely gonna cloud things up with still some pockets of some dense fog. temperatures will be the forties and the fifties. but as we head into europe thursday, you'll see the clouds from showers approaching our coastline. there is a slight chance of a sprinkle or light shower. by this time tomorrow into a thursday night, but we are talking about some more rain chances. by friday morning, we'll talk more about that with your full forecast coming up in a few minutes. okay, seeing a bit, mark. thank you. later tonight, berkeley mayor jesse ed again is set to hold his state of the city conversation still ahead of this newscast. i've talked with the mayor about one of the most pressing issues facing the city. the struggle to build more housing.
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were in the classroom today after calling off their plan two day strike the lecturers at all nine undergraduate campuses had planned to walk off the job at 10 o'clock this morning. the union representing the workers tweeted that the two sides reached a tentative agreement, including what it calls groundbreaking improvements in crucial areas, including jobs to bility, workload and compensation. later tonight, the mayor of berkeley, jesse ed, again will hold a virtual state of the city conversation, and much of his focus will be on the housing crisis. the city right now is working on a long term plan to build nearly 9000 new housing units over the next decade. i went to berkeley to talk with mayor ed again about how and where to build more homes, while continuing to focus on affordability and equity. do you need to support projects like this one? that are actually going to provide new beds.
hearing the sound of progress, so yeah. and we're seeing that the tower cranes or in the middle of downtown berkeley, and it was just sort of stand on the street corner mayor and every direction you look, there's a new housing project. this this corner is really the epicenter of some of the changes that we're seeing in downtown berkeley. down the street. we have. 142 unit affordable housing project, the largest amount of permanent supportive housing for the homeless. and then right here we have. this i. almost 200 unit, um, market rate housing projects, which actually encompasses the entire city block. let's talk about the long term goal for the city of berkeley. you know, there's this regional mandate. where the city needs to build close to 9000 new housing units in just the next decade. yes is that realistic to do and how do you get that done? it's not only realistic, but i think it's necessary. you know, we not only need housing for the people that are here, people that are experiencing homelessness, students working
families, you know, you know, almost every week. people are being priced out of our city because of the rising cost of housing. i think brickley is really at a. crossroads and, uh, you know, we're facing major challenges our climate crisis or housing, crisis or homeless crisis. all of them are interrelated. we know that building dense infill housing. helps reduce car trips, reduces greenhouse gases and helps address our broader climate crisis. it also helps address the humanitarian crisis we're seeing in our streets so. i think we can meet that goal. i want to exceed that goal. that's the biggest challenge that we face is we just don't have homes for people and. um it's a humanitarian crisis and we have to we have to act urgent. we have to recognize the systemic racism also underlie some of our housing and land use policies, and so we did take a important step earlier this year to say that we're going to end exclusionary zoning. single family zoning and allow multi family housing in every part of our city by next year, and that
is actually one of the things we're focused on. as we're updating our housing element. we think that can provide hundreds, if not thousands of new units. in every part of our city while we're also looking at building at our bart stations building close to our campus and downtown area. how do you make sure that there is equity in terms of where these projects are located in the city that they're not just that we don't have just new construction projects in less affluent parts of the city. well, some of it is mandated by state law. we have to quote affirmatively further fair housing in our housing policies. and so that's going to require that we look at single family neighbourhoods and allowing multi family housing in those neighborhoods. berkeley has already taken a step in that direction of the recent passage of senate bill nine by the state legislature. i think also, there's a step in that direction. but i think we're gonna have to look at you know where can we accommodate those 9000 units in berkeley right no? and then where can we, um. where? canada where should we add additional housing? and really, we're looking at every
every major street in our city. we're looking at our bart stations were looking our downtown. we're looking at close to campus. you have neighborhoods that traditionally had single family homes. now they have multi unit complex is larger, larger apartment buildings. how do you respond to people who are, you know, might be concerned about how their the character of their neighborhood. might change as a result of all this new housing coming in. i mean, we're already seeing some of that in some of the conversations that we've been having around our mandates and exclusionary zoning and looking at our housing element. change is hard. but change has to has to happen. and it's a question of how we can bring our community along in that conversation to help shape our future, you have to double the pace of approvals for new construction in the city to reach this goal. what needs to be changed in terms of the housing regulations to make that? some of this is already happening by the state. um things like senate bill nine. but charge allowing things to be approved over the counter. but i
do think we have to look at how we can make it faster. um and. more predictable for people to build housing in our city. think that's been one of the, um, one of the disincentives for people wanting to build in berkeley is. the time and the uncertainty of our process really seen a real sea change in the conversation and housing in berkeley over the last few years, because i think everyone recognizes that the status quo is not working. and that we have to do things differently. later tonight, i will be one of the moderators for mayor, adding in state of the city conversation, i'll be joined by reporter rachel swan from the san francisco chronicl. and we will be discussing of course, housing along with other important issues facing people in berkeley. that gets started at six o'clock tonight, and it will be live streamed at jesse at bergen dot com slash s. o t. c. great conversation there. with the mayor looking forward to tonight's meeting. other prices at the gas pump are
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paying for 82 a gallon for regular up from 4 70 a week ago, 4 62 a month ago and a buck and a half more than a year ago u c. berkeley haas energy economist severin bornstein says. californians currently paid 30 cents a gallon more than the average state, which just might be illegal. california really needs to dig into this and find out what happening, and the state government just hasn't seemed interested and digging into it since crude oil hit a pandemic low of about $30 a barrel. opec has rocketed oil back up to $80 and the extra $50 per barrel means another dollar and a quarter or so on our price at the pump ride sharing drivers take a huge hit and when the price of gasoline goes up by a dollar, or two per gallon, they see that directly in their personal income. here's what one rideshare driver told us back in june, when prices were much
lower than now. for gas they $50 per day. on gasoline. that's why a lot of drivers there don't want to keep driving. that's why we are short of drivers. companies with fleets of cars and trucks are feeling. it example. based cities produce has a big fleet of delivery trucks are fuel prices just the last year 14 months have gone up 45% it's hurt my distance. i cannot expand my growth with the cost of the equipment and the fuel the way it is right now. airlines are paying a lot more for fuel but must pay to fly and can and will raise prices, especially when demand is high. but they also got a huge bailout payment from the government. so the airlines actually came through this overall. okay? and you're. paying for all of it. tom vacar ktvu, fox two news. lingering concerns about
inflation pushed stocks lower today despite some strong corporate earnings reports, the dow dropped 211 points. the nasdaq lost 52. the s and p was down just over 12 points for more on these latest figures were joined by managing director of the mcbride group james mcbride. james always a pleasure to see you here, boy. we just can't catch a break the pandemic brought on major economic damage and now inflation. the consumer price index, which measures prices paid by the typical consumer is up. more than 6% over the past year. what do you make of it? well, i think it's related to the pandemic pandemic seriously disrupted the global supply chain supply and demand are way out of whack since the economy came back demand is there it's pent up. people are trying to buy things, but they can't find the things to buy. so i think that's the basic cost. for this. it was a pandemic induced supply chain disruption that's going to take awhile and fortunately to resolve itself. okay so the highest inflation
rate in more than 30 years you just talked about, you know, a couple of factors that you believe are contributing to the price hikes. but but james how much of this is also about businesses that were hit hard by the pandemic, restoring prices that they slashed earlier in the pandemic to survive? well i think that has something to do with it the business of trying to make up for lost time, that's for sure. and you've seen it. they've tried to provide services in different ways. like, for example, the restaurants that have outdoor dining that didn't exist before. so businesses are doing all they can to recoup their losses. there's no question about that. but the big thing i think, is just to remember that this is temporary, and it's really important that the government and businesses not over iraq. the supply chain issues will be resolved and the economy will keep up his head of steam. the inflation seems bad, but it will go away. it is temporary in spite of. all the hysteria that we hear about inflation being rampant. that's just not the case. it is uncomfortably high
inflation right now. you said it won't stick around forever. but how long do you anticipate it to last? well it's probably going to take a year, maybe more of us for the supply chain issues to be resolved. but one thing we can do is we can look at the bond market. you know, there's an old saying in my business that the bond market rules the world and the bond market would have higher yields if they thought that inflation was going to continue if it was going to be rampant, like a lot of people are saying, but if you look at like the all important 10 year treasury yield, it's about 1.6% today. that's about where it was back in march, so the bond market is telling us that this inflation talk is really a head fake. if it wasn't the bond yields will be going up for treasuries and corporate bonds. okay so in the meantime, investors boy, it seems as though they don't like what they're seeing out there. well, you know, the stock market has had one of its best years in a long time with some of the major averages of over 20% this is really been quite a spectacular
or in the stock market. and i think it's stock market as sort of earned its reputation as being a forward are leading economic indicator. the stock market was telling us that the economy is going to come back, and that's exactly what happens in the stock market still looks pretty good still looks pretty strong and the step backs that we're seeing seem to be temporary. i certainly don't think that next year is going to be as good as this year, which was spectacular. but the stock market is telling us that these issues will be resolved. don't overreact. don't raise interest rates, let the supply and demand moderate come back into balance, and things will probably be okay as much as it hurts when we fill up our gas. but yeah, fill up our cars with gas. it is a little painful. you know, we're having to pay so much more for so many things, but i am optimistic. james, you said that you don't expect this to last. much longer, hopefully about a year, which is which is certainly good news. jason bride really appreciate you coming on today. thank you. thank you, heather. a man who authorities
say may have been killed by his cell mate at santa rita jail in dublin, has been identified by his mother, christy, miles told ktvu the man who was found unresponsive in his cell and died on monday was her son 27 year old devin darrell west. the alameda county sheriff's office is investigating the death as a homicide. also on monday, another inmate at the jail was found dead in his cell. authorities say it appears the inmate died of natural causes. that man's name has not been released. grade school kids on the peninsula making history today, walking peruvian is one of the best things that i could do for my school right now. up, see how these students are honoring a key figure in the fight to desegregate america's schools. at a barrier weather lots of sunshine today, but i'm tracking a system that will soon boost our rain chances. we'll have more on that system and your weekend forecast coming up in a little bit.
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francisco elementary school for the first time, the state of california is celebrating ruby bridges day as kate abuse amanda quintana shows us it was a class of fifth graders and martin elementary who came up with the idea. walk to school, but more of a celebration and walking for ruby is one of the best things that i could do for my school right now. handmade posters thanking ruby bridges for the walks she made to school that were very different from this one in 1960 at just six years old, ruby was the first black student. to integrate a school in the south, walking past angry mobs yelling racist, hateful things at her. her story is taught in martin elementary's fifth grade class. we were reading about ruby bridges and maddie and our class asked does ruby have a day? and we looked
it up and she did not have a day and the children were so upset about this. they say we're going to go to the president and i said, hold up. there's a process that process took four years. each year. miss carly knows class kept pushing, knowing without ruby. they wouldn't be able to be at school with their friends, so they collected signatures, eventually convincing the school board then the city eyes 37 no. zero the major passes and now the state of california has made november 14th ruby bridges walk to school day. the senator who brought up the resolution walking along with the kids who inspired it. ruby story to me is one of courage and bravery and the fact that one act one person can truly make a difference, and that's evidenced by today. those students that initially started this push for ruby bridges day they are now in high school. but students here say the push is not over. they want to see ruby
bridges day. go nationwide. we want kids all over this country to start asking their teachers asking their principles if they can walk with ruby as well because they want. all kids to know that they have power to affect positive changes in this world, and this has carried onto a great generation like it was a 10 year old that thought of this day and now and now we're doing it. amanda kitana, ktvu fox two news. well, very weather, although we had some patchy fog this morning, lots of a lot more sunshine this afternoon. you probably noticed that change an, in fact a little bit of a warm up across portions of the region tomorrow, some changes headed our way. we're talking about more clouds and eventually, some rain chances as well as a weak system approaches our region not for tomorrow. but primarily into what your friday morning so it has been somewhat of a dry stretch. it's not completely unusual to have a dry stretch. this time. your last rainfall was november 9th. and so right now we're up to about eight dry days, but by friday. that could
be changing, but we are not expecting much at all. here is the projections here. what are the forecast models showing you some rain chances up in the north bay special to our north up towards mendocino county, but down towards south down towards san jose. morgan hill and gilroy just a chance or trace amounts or 0.1. in the meantime, we are tracking at cloud cover just offshore, so we will definitely thicken up the cloud cover in advance that two front which is still developing in the pacific. as becoming closer. you can see the fog pattern from this morning. most of the fog coverage out toward the central valley, but things clearing up nicely into the afternoon hours current numbers out there right now we have san francisco 63 napa 61 livermore in the upper fifties. so already a bit of a chill in the air for this evening, and we're checking our live camera looking out toward the oakland alameda estuary here a bit of some haze. in the distance, and you can still see overall mostly clear skies, though up above so kind of a fairly pleasant evening for tonight for this evening, and you can't see that next system coming onboard for friday, so
there's that front that this is what the deal for today less of fog coverage, more sunshine into the afternoon hours, and then for your thursday will definitely bring in some more cloud cover and then the chance of some showers as we head into. friday primarily friday morning. so here's the forecast model. as you can see, as we put this into motion, you'll see this is tomorrow morning. eight o'clock already. some cloud cover throughout the afternoon hours. stay by five o'clock. there's a chance of a sprinkle but mostly cloudy skies and then the main activity moves in late thursday night into friday morning, but this front kind of just falls apart. over the bay area, and it doesn't last for long. it's going to quickly move out this weekend. we dry and it will be sunny, especially by sunday forecast eyes forward tomorrow will be in the sixties across most neighborhoods once again some patches. of some dense fog. mostly cloudy skies and look ahead. there's that one rain cloud for your friday into the weekend, we could be talking about some stronger winds, especially for the berry hills. maybe gusts topping 30 miles an hour, maybe approaching 40 miles an hour. and then into early
next week, partly sunny skies as we look ahead towards thanksgiving, it looks dry. but sometime during the weekend beyond thanksgiving, there's a chance we could see a wet weather pattern return, so just get ready. it's still a long ways away, but something we're watching beyond thanksgiving. mark thank you. campaign is underway to spend more money on water projects, including desalination plants all across california. supporters need nearly one million valid signatures to put the proposal on the state ballot next year. the water infrastructure funding act cost for california to put aside 2% of the general fund, or $4 billion annually for water projects that would include building new dams and recycled water plants, as well as upgrading reservoirs and canals. a recent count of monarch butterflies in central california shows there are more than 50,000 monarchs this year compared to fewer than 2000 last year. during last year's winter heatwave, scientists say large populations of monarch
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difficulty that a lot of people are having just just making an appointment to get a booster dose in a moment here but as we head into the holidays. explain to everyone why you believe it is so important to get those boosters before you go to those gatherings with friends and family. well one problem is that people have the fda is not yet approved this for all populations and so absolutely will increase your antibodies. it will probably keep. other people safer because you'll have higher antibodies but without the benefit of proven benefit and transmission or reduction in severe disease. i'm not sure the fda is gonna prove this for everyone. so that's one complication. right? people have a harder time getting appointments their meeting tomorrow, though, to talk about it. um only three states have been pushing boosters for all as opposed to selected populations, which the fda had approved prior to this. so on the other hand, what to do about holidays? it's it is nice that people are they
should be able to gather and the good thing about what we're seeing with cases right now, and we can talk about this is that in highly vaccinated regions, hospitalizations are staying very low. yeah and that's certainly good news and this this would be one of those highly vaccinated regions, righ? right right now. what if someone is trying to make an appointment to get one of the booster doses and these are sort of the anecdotes that we're hearing right now, but people are either going on to the states my turn website or maybe to a pharmacy website, and they're being asked if they are at high risk for covid, or if they have underlying conditions. what do you recommend people do? how do you how do you navigate the questions that are being asked right now? you know, given that the guidelines still remain pretty narrow. yeah the guidelines are still narrow. and so unless you sort of, um, taste something inaccurate on the on the little clicking boxes right now, it's going to be harder to get a booster again. i think we have plenty of supply. that isn't a problem. and so it really will probably be, um, i really do think the fda has to meet. um and confirm that it's
available for everyone for this to be easy forever to get. you could certainly go get it and kind of say that you're in a high risk group. but right now we're going by fda guidelines. and as you point out here, the fda looking and considering the idea of boosters for all coming up at a policy meeting tomorrow, the cdc looking at the same thing as well, do you think sort of broadly speaking, we have so much confusion about. who can get a booster shot who can't get a booster shot? you know, did did we make the guidelines from the outset for these boosters too narrow and too complicated so that not enough people are getting them? you know, i think we should have either done it for all or not. and i will say that if you listen to the september 17th vaccine advisory committee meeting on the first discussion of boosters, they have really good reasons not to recommend it for everyone. 74 studies around the world showing the two does vaccines are preventing severe disease and death by 90% persistent. it's
even there was new york city data new york state data that showed only those over 65 were having any waning effectiveness. so they we've made their decisions for reason over 65. and there's so much back and forth, with some officials saying this, and some officials saying this that at this point, the fda is probably going to say get up for everyone. and then what would i recommend? personally i'm still really with the fda and the cdc. hcps original recommendations. my father has gotten boosted, but, um, i don't think the younger people have family needs to. so you're seeing all this confusion it play out in real time. there's been nothing more confusing than what the us did twisters. yes, well, the fda and the cdc and important decision upcoming here on booster doses, we'll see what they decide really appreciate your time. and thanks for weighing in today, dr monica gandhi from ucsf always appreciate it. take care. well we all know the real estate market has gone through the roof over the last year, coming up the latest trend for house hunters amid growing inflation.
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factors include lack of income supply chain and inflation concerns. well real estate is typically considered a long term investment. but there is a new trend that's now emerging, especially for the wealthy buying for the short term, and there are certain cities that are really benefiting more than others. boxes connell mcshane is in big sky montana for us with more. real estate in this part of the world has been red hot for some time during covid. they called it the zoom boom where people could work from anywhere and they chose to work from her. there's a new twist on it. now though, we have a new round of buyers big money investors with plenty of cash and also plenty of new worries. more and more people are thinking about the economy and thinking about the what inflation is going to do to their network and if they've got significance amount amounts of cash, you know, land a lot more fun to spend it on a stock portfolio not only a lot more fun, but also potentially more
profitable. if you believe inflation is going to get worse. you might buy ranch land for the same reason people have been buying farmland for years. you make some money on the land, make some money from the land. and if you track the charts, ranches don't tend to be correlated to other asset classes. so if your other investments take a hit. then you have some protection. they're looking for an inflation hedge, and then in and then the other financial motivation that we're seeing on the cell and selling side is just tax risk. people are uncertain what tax laws are going to do. and so there's been there's been an increase in seller's interest to get things closed in 2021 because of unknown tax law changes, and there's this heightened interest in buying, you know, immediately because of inflation risk. this particular property in big sky 7000 square foot ranch house on 160 acres of land. it's about to hit the market for $15 million, and that's about par for the course. in this area. it gives wealthy americans and another option to park some of their
fortune. and big sky montana. connell mcshane, fox news. ktvu fox two news at five starts now. we want them to listen to us for the first time, really pay attention to what we have to sa. we have been saying the same thing through all these town hall meetings. we have not been heard worried and angry parents gathered before an important meeting that will decide the future of their child's education as a various school district is now forced. to make the difficult decision of which schools to close. good evening, everyone. i'm mike mibach in tonight for frank somerville and i'm julie julie haener declining enrollment budget issues, problems many school districts are facing, and hayward is one of them. the school board will be meeting tonight where a vote is planned on for which schools to close right now, parents, teachers and staff members are rallying. to try to save some of their schools. ktvu cristina rendon live now in hayward for us tonight for the rally and the meeting with the latest on what's happening, christina. well, julie, this is
a long time coming for the district. they have been talking about school closures for at least two years. but the public behind us only learned of those closures within the last few months, and they feel it's just too soon to make a decision. you can see here. at least 100 people have gathered outside of hayward unified school district headquarters. very passionate crowd tonight, hoping that these schools can be saved. glass brook elementary, and hayward is one of a handful in danger of closing the signs posted outside a message for the district's board of education. this beautiful school. look at it. we are just opposed. we want them to pause. daisy bates is a special education interpreter and president of reunion. she along with representatives of other unions want the district to reconsider. if we have full service community schools, everyone around when i come here, i just hope they take a pause and just reevaluate. i mean, if they needed to close schools, that's fine. but we definitely i would like for them to sit down with us. and. have