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good morning. it is sunday, may 1st, as we welcome a new month, we will take a live look outside of the golden gate bridge bathed in sunshine there on what should be a beautiful sunday. thank you for starting it with us. i'm kyra clapper, and our meteorologist vianey arana is joining us, and you say it is going to be nicer today? >> well, it is going to be nice, kyra, but expect some breezy winds picking up once again by
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monday. take a look at sfo and a live look there, and we will keep the sunshine around, and current temperatures in the 40s in san jose and 49 right now, and 49 in san francisco and oakland is 48. looking at the temperature trend, notice that it is the wind speeds much calmer than what we saw in san francisco, and by the afternoon, we are expecting to see the winds picking up again, and the temperatures will top out in the mid-60s, but some areas are running a few degrees warmer, and when you are thinking about monday though, we will have the changes, and we will guide you through the forecast in a few minutes, kyra. >> okay. we will see you in about 15. we start with the war in ukraine, and house speaker nancy pelosi has led a delegation to meet volodymyr zelenskyy in ukraine. that makes her the highest ranking representative to visit ukraine. she posted this picture of
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members of congress to meet with him before going to poland and meet with senior leaders there. she was presented the princess of olga for her efforts to strengthen cooperation. and pelosi is hoping to pass the $33 billion aid package for ukraine requested by president biden. >> andin visiting you to say thank you for your fight for freedom, and that your fight is a fight for everyone. and so, our commitment is to be there for you until the fight is done. >> and ukraine's ministry of internal affairs says that russia continued its shelling overnight, and the police reporting that 14 russian shellings on nine cities including mariupol and kharkiv. the ukrainian leaders say that
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civilians were killed and that includes children. and now the u.n. is trying to broker a deal to evacuate the rest of the civilians from mariupol, and this is new video from the bombed out city. the people who are still there say they are living in basements to survive, and we just learned this morning that mariupol city council opened an evacuation route an hour ago so that more civilians could escape. russia's foreign minister meanwhile is warning that any weapons shipment to ukraine are fair game as the shipments from the u.s. go to the war torn country. we are getting a look inside of the massive operation to get the weapons in the hands of the ukrainian soldiers. every few hours cargo planes depart for eastern europe, an inside are large artillery pieces which the u.s. defense leaders hoping to stop russia's new advance into eastern ukraine. those involved in the operation says it feels good to know that
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the shipments will have an impact. it takes ten hours to fly to the dropoff point in poland and exactly how the weapons get to ukraine is classified for fear of russian attacks. back here locally, we know that the sudden death of a police officer was because of a fentanyl overdose. it is a growing issue across the country, and here in the bay area as more families lose loved ones to the crisis. officer dejon packer was found dead last month and a new officer to the police department, and we have this new report with marianne favro. >> reporter: any san jose police officer using drugs is concerning, and officers will be held accountable. he was a rookie with the san jose p.d. and graduating from the academy in 2021. last month when they conducted a welfare check at his milpitas home, they found the 24-year-old
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unresponsive. the santa clara medical examiner's office confirms that he he was at a party with fellow officers tonight before he died. the sources also say that the officers could face internal and criminal investigations. the san jose police chief anthony mata issued a statement that said in part that the full details regarding officer packer's death are still not known, and are being investigated by the milpitas police department and they have our full cooperation. this behavior is not something that we condone, and we will continue to assist the milpitas pd with their investigation. we need to be mindful to the fact that we are not immune to problems that impact society. and this is not alone, because there were 29 deaths in santa clara county, and that number jumped to more than 100 last year.
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>> we have had a dramatic increase in deaths to fentanyl toxicity which means that people don't know they are taking fentanyl, and maybe they are buying a pill online or laced in marijuana or any number of substantss. >> reporter: the county just launched a fentanyl working group to combat the problem. >> we are increasing the number of legal folks like the distric networks and theith the behavioral department to do more investigation. >> reporter: packer was known for the standout college football career in san jose state and the work with the force. the chief says as humans we are not perfect and we make mistakes, and wellness is a priority with the force. maryann favro, today in the bay. and another pedestrian was
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killed on north capitol avenue and 680, and police say that the driver did stay at the scene. this marks the 30th traffic death with 18 of them being pedestrian-related. and yesterday, an oakland fire department posted these pictures of a traffic accident where first responders said they had to use the jaws of life to get that driver out as the car burned. amazingly the man survived and he is now being treated in the hospital. the search continues for the third person missing after a deadly crash on the san mateo county coast. we told you about this first yesterday morning happening after 9:00 p.m. friday night. a chp truck went through highway
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1 on es ka dare row beach, and they tell us that one of the victims was ipolito anaia. >> i just want to take him home. we're puzzled. we're very puzzled. >> investigators would not confirm who else was in the truck, but the chp says a child was one of the people who died. it is still unclear what caused that deadly crash. now to developments to a story we have been tracking for the last week. a tentative agreement has been reached between the striking nurses and stanford health.
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about 5,000 nurses between stanford health and lucille packard nurses have been demanding better staffing and working conditions and benefits. late friday, they have reached a deal, and the looking forward t welcoming ours going to be mark labor rallies across the bay area. in san francisco, union members are invited to join at the embarcadero to recreate the march up market street. another rally at 24th and mission at 11:00 a.m. and then roosevelt park at noon, and participants are asked to wear masks. t in santa rosa, a demonstration at 1:00 p.m. at roseland village on san sebastianpole road. and we take you to
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washington, d.c., live with chuck todd who has an interview this week on "meet the press."
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discussion with chuck todd, nbc political news moderator of "meet the press." chuck, good to see you, and we woke up here on the west coast that nancy pelosi met with president zelenskyy, and making her the highest ranking politician to meet with the ukrainian politicians since the start of the war, and what do you make of that? >> well, when you put that together with the secretarys the of defense and secretary of state, she is number three in the line of the succession to
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the president of the united states. so she is visiting after we have already essentially pledged another $83 billion to ukraine and you couple it together, and we have essentially nearly $50 billion at the ready to help ukraine and at this pace that we are aiding ukraine, we will spend more on this war this year than we spent in each of the last five years in the war in afghanistan, and we have haven't fired a shot in this war, and just ukraine, so what this does is that it does cement the symbolically and financially, that we are joined at the hip with ukraine. the russians are accusing america of fighting a proxy war, and guess what, we are. >> all right. i do want to ask you more about that, but i am going to pivot now on friday, that it was announced that families and adults seeking asylum, and turned away because of the pandemic, and will have another
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chance on may 23rd which means that title 42 is essentially being overturned, and with it. coming to the end, will there is going to be a flood of migrants at the southern border, and what is the homeland security saying about that this morning? >> well, kira, i have talked to folks who are saying they fear chaos, and they say they prepared and ready, but they are fearing, because there is a date certain, and we know that the drug cartels and the coyotes who take advantage of the immigrants desperate to get to america, and doing this almost marketing of the opening, if you will, of american's southern border, so i do think that this is, this is something that there is a high level of concern, and i have the dhs secretary on and we will
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see. i still think that the courts are likely to delay the title 42 and i will tell you that there are some democrats and some that would not mind if the courts delay the ability to lift this order, and so don't be surprised if once again the immigration policy is essentially being set by the courts and not by the executive or the legislative branches. >> we will see what happens over the next three weeks, and chuck, thank you for the insight here, and sounds like a fascinating show. we hope you join chuck for "meet the press" and he is going to interview alejandro mayorkas and also senator bob menendez and also the coauthors of a new book called "this is not going to pass -- trump, biden and america's future." "meet the press" is right after this newscast. and coming up in 30 minutes we will talk to larry gursston
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for our weekly segment of the trend of workers unionizing and the impact that it has on the economy. crews from california are headed to help with the firefight in new mexico, and they are expected to arrive today. strong winds have pushed that massive wildfire across containment lines. so far more than 97,000 acres have burned, and more than 1,000 firefighters battling the flames on the ground and from the skies. >> a small army of volunteers gave a world war ii veteran san jose home a makeover, rebuilding together teamed up with local civil engineering firm sandis to give edward garcia's home a new coat of paint yesterday. the 100-year-old world war ii veteran said he knew about the project, but he pictured one or two volunteers to help. the former army sergeant was part of the second wave of the invasion at normandy, and he also receive ad presidential
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commendation from president truman for a top secret operation that saved 300 soldiers' lives. congratulations. helping businesses move forward and bounce back from the pandemic is the goal of the noodlefest that returned to san francisco for the first time in a decade this weekend. food lovers filled the streets in north beach and chinatown yesterday afternoon. the city and the organizers put it together in what has been a hard time for so many restaurants and businesses. the tickets sold fast, because it was an opportunity for the people to support the local businesses and satisfy the taste buds. nearly 30 food vendors participated in the noodlefest, and they said it was an event to have two culturally rich neighborhoods come together. happening today, it is the first day of national bike month. the silicon valley bike association says that our climate is perfect for biking
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and the gas prices make it more of an incentive. >> if you are riding a bike, you can't help but have a big fat smile on your person, because you don't have to get to work being stressed out sitting in a car, and importantly riding a bike is good for your pocketbook. >> they add that in the pandemic, more people have been doing that, and improving the air quality and community health. if you are planning to bike around today, there are events here in the bay area that you can get to. today's in the bay, mike noel has the details. >> okay. in this whole area here, you will take in the slow street route from san jose's japantown, and the mexican heritage plaza, and a lot to see along the way, and the local vendors will keep them in mind. and silicon valley, kick off the
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cupertino cherry valley festival. and then up to the south, we go to north bay where we have the fisherman's festival, and returning to the south side blessing of the fleet, and the pet fleet and grog, and it is all on the water. what a catch. enjoy your sunday. >> thank you, mike. you, too. and trending now, if you are looking to land the dream job, we are told that taking certain steps, it can put you above the pack. your name should be prominently placed at the top of the stage, and you should not have an autobiography, but bullet points of your strengths. and you should also be on linkedin, and that got us thinking how we got in front of you. so we wanted to share photo os when we first got in the
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business. this is me as the multi media journalist in mankato, minnesota, as an anchor reporter, and we have vianey starting out in boston, and i love that long hair, and i think that is also a picture of her at csun before she broke into the business looking so professional. speaking of, it is time to check in with the meteorologist, herself, for a look at the sunday forecast. >> yes, good times, good time, and you have to love the journey which gets you the where you are, and i'm hanging out with kira in the bay area in san francisco. so whether you are taking a flight out or landing in bay today, it is not as windy right now, but the concern will once again kick up into the afternoon and into monday. i will get to that in a second. a beautiful shot of downtown san jose, and the sunrise coming up, and not expecting rain, so dry in the forecast. at the temperatures right now in the 40s to start, and 45 in san jose, and 43 in morgan hill. take a look at the temperature
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difference and we are running seven degrees cooler in ooakland right now compared to the past 24 hours, but it is not cooler into the afternoon. so if you are wondering about at the hourly forecast, this is the time stamp right up here, and this is at 10:30 and the temps will bump up into the 50s and low 60s into the interior and then at 1:00, the lunch hour, 70s in dublin and tracy at 74, and san jose at 71, and mill valley at 68, and notice at 5:00, dinner time, the upper 70s and a couple of low 80s in areas like tracy. meanwhile, down in san jose, 73, and san francisco in the mid-60s for the afternoon. wind speeds if you are looking at the timing here, this is 5:00, and look at what starts to happen at the coastline, and down to 15 to 20 miles per hour, and these are going to increase going into the overnight hours and diminishing into monday, and
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30-plus miles per hour, and san mateo, and morgan hill, and expect to see the winds, and speaking of the winds how does that fare out there in the grasses. they are moderate out there, and when the wind kicks up, it can help to clear us out or make the allergies worse. the overall forecast heading into monday, tuesday and wednesday, and wednesday is the warmest day of the week, and look at what you have to look forward to, upper 80s and lower 90s in the forecast, and so we are on the way to a warm up. but shower possibilities into friday, may 6th, a system approaching to bring us back to the return of some rain to the bay area which as you know we haven't gotten much of. the forecast is looking good, 60s and 70s and back into the 60s and kira, some 90s possibilities. back to you. >> all right. you prepped us for it.
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thank you, vianey. it is 7:22, and we have much more coming up on "today in the bay." and the warriors are gearing up for gameday in memphis. and the giants are rebounding after a tough loss. stick around, sports is next.
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welcome back. the warriors continue the quest for another nba title today taking on the memphis grizzlies for round two of the nba playoffs. the dubs are in tennessee practicing up until they took off yesterday afternoon. you can see steph, draymond, klay boarding the plane memphis bound. the series kicks off today in memphis at 12:30, and viewing party today in drive city outside of the chase center. and game two in memphis as well, and then next saturday, the warriors back home at chase center for game three. the orange and black had a tough loss friday night, but
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they had a chance to redeem themselves. it was a beautiful day at oracle park, but windy. i was there, and the giants' bats got hot in the sixth inning, and that was jason voss blasting one over mccovey wall. and darin ruf lays out to make the last out of the game, and the giants win, 9-3. the a's have been off to a solid start, and they entered the game yesterday against the cleveland guardians with an even 10-10 record, and things were interesting with the game tied and ritchie palacio doesn't get it home in time, and the a's lose this one, 3-1. and now, in the fifa world cup, check out a mini world cup
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hosted by our telemundo partner. the kids were battling it out, and the tournament is being held again at overfeld high school. again, telemundo 48 is hosting the tournament, and carlos ustis is going to be presenting the copita trophy. nancy pelosi making a surprise visit to kyiv to meet with the ukrainian president, and the promises she is making to help ukraine fight against russia.
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good morning. it is sunday, may 1st. rabbit, rabbit, we welcome a new month, and we are looking outside with the sun shining over walnut creek. a haze over the background, but
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it should be a beautiful sunday. thank you for starting the sunday with us, and i'm kira clapper, and vianey arana is joining with us the climate forecast. >> we are ready for sunday funday, and sunshine and it is going be breezy and gusty at times in some areas by the sea, so let's take a look at the temperature to see how we fare for the sunday. it is 50 in san francisco, and if you are looking around 12 or 1:00, we will be in the 60s. expect the mid-60s for san francisco. san jose is starting out in the 40s, and the wind speeds are calm, and about 1:00 or 2:00, we will bump up into the 70s. looking at the icons with another sun n day across the bay area, and santa rosa is 43. and santa rosa is going to be warming up nicely into the potentially upper 70s. into the interior valley, we could warm up into the 80s, and we will also have the latest
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drought conditions coming up. back to you. we go back to war in ukraine and breaking news if you are just waking up. house speaker nancy pelosi has led a congressional delegation to meet with ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy in ukraine. that makes her the highest politician to visit since the beginning of the war. president zelenskyy posted this visit of members of congress meeting with him before they went to poland to meet other senior officials. she was presented the princess of olga for her efforts to strengthen the u.s./ukrainian cooperation. pelosi is vowing more u.s. support saying she hopes to pass the $33 billion package for ukraine. >> we are visiting to say thank you for your fight for freedom, and that your fight is a fight
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for everyone. and so, our commitment is to be there for you until the fight is done. >> and ukraine's ministry of internal affairs says that russia continued the shelling overnight, and the police are reporting 14 russian shellings on nine cities including mariupol and kharkiv. they say that civilians were killed and that includes children. now the u.n. is trying to broker a deal to evacuate the rest of the civilians from mariupol, and this is new video from the bombed out city, and the people still there say they are living in basements just to survive. we have learned that mariupol city council opened an evacuation route an hour and a half ago so that more civilians could escape. russian's foreign minister meanwhile is warning that any weapons shipments to ukraine are quote fair game. this is as the shipments from the u.s. are continuing to go to the war torn country, and we are
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getting a look at the operation to get the weapons into the hands of the ukrainian soldiers. every few hours at dover air force base in delaware, cargo planes are departing for eastern europe. inside are large artillery pieces which the defense leaders hoping to stop russia's advance into eastern ukraine. it takes 10 hours to fly to the drop off point in poland, and how those weapons get to ukraine is classified for fear of russian at tabs. back here locally, we know that the sudden death of a young police officer was because of a fentanyl overdose. it is a growing issue across the country, and bay area as more families lose loved ones in the crisis. officer dejon packer was a rookie in the san jose police department when he was found dead last month. today's in the bay, maryann favro has exclusive information which we were first to report. >> reporter: the police chief says that any allegation of a
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san jose police officer using illegal drugs is concerning. an officers will be held accountable. >> reporter: dejon packer was a rookie with the san jose pd, and when officers conducted a well check at his milpitas home, they found the 24-year-old officer unresponsive. now the medical examiner confirms he died of fentanyl toxicity. it is confirmed that he was at a party with fellow officers tonight before he died. a source says that the officers could face internal and criminal investigations. the san jose police chief anthony mata issued a statement saying in part that the full details of officer packer's death are still not known, and they are being investigated by the milpitas police department, and they have our full cooperation. this behavior is not something that we condone, and we will continue to assist the milpitas
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p.d. with their investigation. we need to be mindful of the fac that we are not immune to issues that plague society, in this case, substance abuse. a problem that is growing. in 2019, there were 29 fentanyl deaths in santa clara death, and that number jumped to more than 100 last year. >> we have had a dramatic number of deaths related to fentanyl toxicity, and what that means is that people don't know they are taking it. they are buying a pill online or maybe it is laced with marijuana or any number of substances. >> the county lawnped a fentanyl working group to combat the number. >> we are increasing the number of legal folk like the district attorney and investigators who are helping us to deal with the networks, cartels brings it in, and we are going with the behavioral department to do more education. >> packer was known for his standout college football career
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at san jose state, and the strong standout on the force. chief mata says that as humans we are not perfect and mistakes will be made. officer wellness is a priority in our agency. maryann favro, today in the bay. another pedestrian is hit and killed by a car in san jose. it happened around 6:30 last night on north capital avenue and 680. police say that the driver did remain at the scene. but this is marking the 30th traffic death in san jose this year. 17 of them have been pedestrians. the city is on pace to break the record of 60 traffic debts which it set last year. the search continues for a third person missing after a deadly crash on the san mateo county coast. we first told you about this yesterday morning which happened just after 9:00 fry day night. this truck that you can see on the water, went through the intersection on pas ka dare row
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beach, and through a parking lot, and plunged off of the cliff. a thirdn is still missing. the names of the victims have not been officially released, but family members were at the crash site, and they told us that one of the victims was ippilito anaiaanaia. >> i just want to go home. i don't know. we're puzzle. very puzzled. >> reporter: investigators would not confirm who else was in the truck, but the chp says that a child was one of the people who died. it is unclear what caused that deadly crash. now, to new developments of a story we have been tracking for the past week. a tentative agreement reached between striking nurses and stanford health. about 5,000 nurses at stanford and lucille packard health have
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been walking the picket line demanding better staffing and working conditions and benefits. friday they struck a deal, and nurses are to vote on it today. and stanford said that pending ratification, we look forward to welcoming our colleagues back tuesday. may day is today, and it will be marked with labor rallies across the bay area. union supporters are invited to recreate the 1934 march up market street on the embarcadero. another rally at 24th and mission starting at 11:00 a.m. people in san jose are invited to gather at roosevelt park at noon, and participants are asked to wear masks. in santa rosa, a demonstration at 1:00 p.m. on woodland village on sebastianpole road.
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last night, politicians attended the washington correspondents dinner. during president trump's term, he refused to go, and then it was cancelled in the pandemic, and then last night, president biden was concerned that it would be a super spreader event, and pointed out that everyone needed to be vaccinated and boosted to attend, and then he also told some jokes. >> the very first president to attend the white house press correspondence dinner was 1924, and i had just been elected to the u.s. senate, and i remember telling him, cal, get up there, and speak from the heart. and you will be great kid. >> and the featured speaker of the night, trevor noah, and more than 2,500 politicians and celebrities were at the dinner. still to come on "today in
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under district attorney gascón, i prosecuted car break-ins. all repeat offenders, often in organized crime rings. but when chesa boudin took office, he dissolved the unit and stopped me from collaborating with the police on my cases. now home and car break-ins are on the rise because repeat offenders know they can get away with it. chesa boudin is failing to do his job. there's a better way to keep san francisco safe. recall chesa boudin now.
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it is 7:41 and a little cloudy in some areas, but overall clear conditions. san francisco and a great shot of sfo and the temperatures as you head out of the door, and grab a light sweater, because you won't need it by the afternoon and especially in the interior. on the coastline, the wind will kick up, and it ha his a little bit of the chill factor, so hourly temperatures. 10:30, the temps in the 60s through livermore and tracy and dublin 59, and we will tip out around noon in the 70s for san jose and 71 for tracy and morgan hill 70. and meanwhile around the coastline, half moon bay and san francisco and the peninsula, mid- to upper 60s. as far as the overall day time highs, we will top out into the
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80s for areas like tracy, and we will warm up today, and then by tomorrow, we have a cooldown on the way, and thanks to the system passing up to the north. yesterday was windy into the afternoon, and this what we are expecting around 5:00. and san francisco and san mateo and the peninsula, it is going to be still breezy, but the wind is going the pick up more heading into monday. by monday afternoon, the winds will be gusting upwards to 30-plus miles per hour, and especially around the coastline, and 25-plus down to the south bay and the interior. long range outlook right now, what to expect. we have a warmersetup headed into the mid of the week, but if you are looking at the time stamp by friday, we have the possibility of showers which brings me to the drought monitor, and as you know, it is released once a week every thursday, and to give you a little bit of perspective, we fared out better than 2021 in
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some ways, but we are still dealing with a lot when it is coming to the dry condition, and it will take us some time to get out of this. and how are we doing? >> well, more rain in april than january, february and march combined. >> april, a little bit over 2 inches. down to san jose, we have under a quarter of an inch. in san jose talking about the warmup of heading into tuesday and wednesday. you can look at the inland temperatures, wednesday right here, it is shaping up to be one of the warmest days, and even some 80s in the forecast, and looking out way ahead, we will monitor to showers to the north now. kira. >> showers, wow. we will take the heat in the meantime. thank you, vianey. it is 7:44, and we have much more coming up on "today in the bay."
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political analyst gary gurston going to join us to talk about the number of employees forming unions across the state. and we will talk to a group of kids who rallied to help their teacher battling cancer. >> when the teacher found out she had months to live, she shared her bucket list to share as much with her sons as she could, and that is when the students decided to help the teacher cross off as many things as possible. you can watch the story on bayarea.com/bay area proud as well as other stories of people being good to each other in the bay area.
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welcome back.
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country star naomi judd has died. ashley judd and wynonna judd have announced her death. no other details of her death were announced other than they were shattered. they had just announced their tour, and the first in more than a decade. the judds are set to be inducted into the country music hall of fame today. she was 76 years old. airbnb is updating the covid cancellation policy. they will no longer recognize covid as a valid cancellation policy. otherwise, it will be qualify ing up until the end of may, and they can be refunded in full if they have to cancel for
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covid-related area. in the united states, union organizing is coming back across the nation. add this development to record supply chain problem, and the american economy may be more uneven than meets the eye. political analyst larry gurston is here this morning. if you could summarize, what is going on? >> good morning, kira, you are right. the economy is less even keeled than we might think, especially here in the bay area and silicon valley. there are changes, and you put them together, it is it therening -- threatening for those in the workforce. for some are the best profits ever for some company, and the second is the highest inflation we have ever had. and that is the impact on people, and the third thing is the record crop of young people ready to go out there and work
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in the economy, and young people from 18 and 35, and you know, as they do this, they are seeing that they are not making enough money to get buy. so you put those three things together may not work for some is not working for others, and all important on this may day when people are celebrating what labor has done. >> and why unions? we have had recent news of amazon union and starbucks union, and is that because of the protection they provide? >> you have it, kira, because the federal minimum wage has not kept up with inflation. and it is $7.25 and that is less than 1938, and the worst year of the global depression that we had. so it is last raised in 2009. 20 states today, kira use that
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for the benchmark of paying the employees $7.25 and that is where they start and they don't have to go higher, and that is hurting a lot of people. studies show when you are talking about union, and folks who belong to unions, make 10% to 20% more money, and you put it together, and what have you? people saying we have to do something, and organize, and as you said earlier, we have seen some successes, and over 150 elections in the first couple of months and about 50% more than last year, and the unions are winning in places like amazon, walmart and starbucks and other company, and not every single parts of them, but certain parts, and that is maybe the beginning of a change. >> so does this indicate political clout of unions? >> yes, it does at least potentially. unions in the past have been big, and 10% of the labor force
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in 1995, and 10% of the labor force today. so at the moment, no, but ifb l see the success of the labor unions, maybe they are on a road working so close with the democrats, it may help the democrats as well, but looking at what is coming up in the next couple of months, and the projected debacle of the democrats, the union gains may be a long way down the road, but for those looking for hope, that may be a part of it. >> thank you, larry, for the insight this morning and good to see you. it is 7:52, and quick look at the top stories that we are following including nancy pelosi making a surprise visit to kyiv to meet with president volodymyr zelenskyy, and we will tell you what about the problems she is making to help ukraine.
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it is beautiful. i love the nature. why should i leave? he keeps slipping through the cracks. >> he is not the problem, but he is the symptom of it. >> beautiful people left behind. >> it should be better than this. >> and it will be.
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welcome back. here is a quick look at the top stories we are following. nancy pelosi was in kyiv today to meet with the ukrainian president volodymyr zelenskyy, and that makes her the highest ranking u.s. politician to visit ukraine in this war. pelosi was accompanied by four other congressional representatives and zelenskyy posted this picture of the representatives visiting him before they went to poland. pelosi vowed more u.s. support hoping to pass the $33 billion
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request for ukraine which was requested by president biden. >> i am visiting to say thank you for your fight for freedom, and that your fight is a fight for everyone, and so, our commitment is to be there for you until the fight is done. >> pelosi was also awarded the order of princess olga which is a civilian award to strengthen u.s.-ukrainian cooperation. we have breaking news to tell you about, the traffic is backed up on the bay bridge going eastbound, because of a crash. we are going to show you the maps right now. you can see the red there near treasure island and the chp says that the off ramp for treasure island is closed. chp says that eastbound traffic is going to be turned around near the toll plaza, and to use i-le 0 going westbound. traffic could be backed up for the next hour and a half.
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so you will want to avoid the bay bridge if you are headed east. may day is today, and marked with labor rallies across the bay area, and in san francisco, the labor unions and supporters are invited at 10:00 a.m. at the embarcadero to recreate the march up market street. and another rally at the mission at 11:00 a.m., and then at san jose at roosevelt park, and then at santa rosa at roseland village. and we will check in with vianey one more time for the sunday forecast. >> yes, a little bit of a roller coaster here, kira, but today is pretty and turning breezy into the afternoon. look at sunday at 63 degree, and then by monday, we cool off thanks for the system passing just to the north. if you are looking the inland temperatures, it is going to be warmer. so the warmest date right now is expected to be tuesday into wednesday, and 80s and maybe 90s, kira.
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>> it looks beautiful, vianey. thank you for making us a part of your sunday morning this first day of may. we are always on nbcbayarea.com. we hope you have a beautiful sunday, and hope to see you back here next weekend.
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