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on kpix5 and streaming on cbsn bay area, breaking news, bay area counties laid out the plan to roll back mask mandates. good afternoon. i am len kiese. >> i am amanda starrantino. health officers released criteria for lifting the mandates. >> justin andrews san mateo. you spoke with health officials about this major change. >> reporter: leaders told us we should get these details by the end of this week. here we are now. these requirements though appear to be thorough when it comes to lifting masking mandates across the bay area. we made this graphic to simply layout the criteria, leaders just released this for several
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counties including alameda, contra costa, marin, napa, san francisco, san mateo, santa clara, sonoma, berkeley. each area must reach moderate or yellow transmission level defined by cdc and stay there at least three weeks. covid hospitalizations in each area must be low or stable. each county's health officer will determine that. 80% of the county's or city's total population must be fully vaccinated. those are requirements for gher gettinshot thiss vaccination clinic in san mateo. the bay area is one of the most vaccinated regions in the country and there are health experts worried saying lifting mask mandates might be too soon. that concern, we took those to one bay area leader less than an hour ago. >> i said look if the criteria
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is put out and my understanding is there is something put out by cdc. we look into hospitalizations. everything is based in data. if you ask me that personal question, i will continue to wear my mask. >> reporter: leaders say the lifting of the mask mandates does not stop businesses and other indoor settings from laying out their own masking requirements. obviously if you enter any of the establishments you must follow their orders. justin andrews, kpix5. only san francisco has detailed plans for partially lifting the mandate. if cases and hospitalizations remain stable one week from tomorrow masks will not be required in indoor settings. that includes gyms, offices, places that host small gatherings. masking will be mandatory in stores and restaurants. solano is the only bay area county not included in the roll
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back plan. >> stanford is expanding vaccination regulations, requiring staff, faculty, post doctoral students be fully vaccinated unless they have a medical or religious exemption. children across the country are one step closer to being protected. pfizer is applying for emergency use authorization for its vaccine in children 5 to 11. fda advisory committee has scheduled a meeting to debate early trial results. pfizer's shot is the only vaccine with full authorization in other age groups. the state reached its summer peak in hospitalizations on the last day of august with more than 8300 people with covid in the state's hospitals. as of monday, there were just over 4400 people in the hospital. some bay area doctors are warning don't take the flu lightly this year. many say they are already seeing more cases among kids
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compared to last fall. in a press conference today doctors from sutter health say they expect to see an up tick as kids return back to school. they encourage everyone six months and older to get a flu shot. i am anne makovec following bay area connection to the huge oil spill off the coast of orange county. taking a live look at the port of oakland this afternoon where this morning members of u.s. coastguard boarded a cargo ship reportedly being investigated as playing a part in the spill. the ship is called the rotterdam express from germany. within the past hour its operator said the ship cleared in the investigation. still waiting for confirmation on that from the coastguard but the rotterdam took off this morning supposedly sent toward mexico. as for the cause of the spill, a back up of cargo ships along california coast may have played a role because ships have been forced to drop
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anchor. california's lieutenant governor weighed in. >> this investigation is going to be robust and we are going to get to the bottom of what happened that could cause this very severe environmental damage that is unacceptable to the people of california. >> the ruptured pipeline may have spilled nearly 150,000 gallons of crude oil into the ocean according to the u.s. coastguard in addition to several ships that were in the area at the time, the pipeline itself is also under investigation. this could take months. len. >> thank you. we have new video of salvage operations underway at san francisco bay after a fishing vessel sank. the coastguard says the boat started taking on water yey e to safety. an oil boom and absorbent pads have been unclr w
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fu itwhen sa. francisco will t l.a. in mlb playoffs. two best records. franchises have been rivals since late 1800s when they played in new york but they've never faced off in the post season. game one is tomorrow night. first pitch is at 6:37 p.m. in san francisco. we want to see your orange and black. tag us using #kpix. you may see it on tv. if you hear or see commotion in the air around the bay there is no need to worry. itfleet week. airshow practice is starting in an hour. blue angels will be dialing in their stunts at oakland international and the actual show is tomorrow at 10:00. for a full list of events head to giants, fleet week, it's going to be a busy weekend outdoors. let's check with mary tobea
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beautiful . we he th clouds i think we are going to be all right for our weather for the blue angels to fly overhead. as we look to tomorrow maybe more sunshine. as we look to our weekend, more sun in the mid 60s saturday and upper 60s sunday. looking good for fleet week. also of course we are cheering on our giants taking on the dodgers and for friday at 6:37 for the first pitch it's going to be a chilly one, temperatures in the upper 50s with breezy conditions. >> thank you. developing news, congress is closer to getting out of its own way. senate is agreeing to a temporary raise on the debt limit to avoid defaulting on loans. debra alfarone explains why the agreement is only the beginning. >> reporter: senate republicans and democrats have struck compromise to raise the debt limit at least temporarily. >> we have reached agreement to
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extend debt ceiling through early december. it's our hope that we can get this s on as toda saying his party would temporarily give up objections allowing democrats to raise thp members and staff negotiated through the night in good faith. senate is moving toward the plan i laid out yesterday to spare the american people a manufactured crisis. >> reporter: extension means we could be right back here in two months unless democrats find a way to extend it further on their own. democrats could fold an extension of the debt limit into a multi trillion dollar social pending package if they can find a compromise everyone in their party can support. >> 48 out of 50 members of the senate democratic caucus support the bill. 210 members, about 96%, of the
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house democratic caucus support the bill. by the way, the president of the united states supports the bill. >> reporter: senators kyrsten sinema and joe manchin are the hold outs siting concerns over the tag. debra alfarone, cbs news, capitol hill. >> republicans say they will support a longterm extension if democrats stop trying to pass the senate bill through reconciliation. that allows bills to pass with simple majority instead of needing votes to declare filibusters. to do that they need the votes of all the senators in their office. a report claims former president trump tried to overturn the results. this is after an eight month investigation of witness interviews of top officials. it says trump asked the department to undermine the results when he was in office.
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it claims chief of staff it calls trump's repeated demand concerning the election an abuse of presidential power. we are getting legal perspective about what can happen now that a federal judge ordered texas to suspend restrictive new abortion law. >> it's banned most abortions statewide since it took effect last week. the u.s. district judge out of austin called the law an offensive deprivation of a constitutional right. we asked a political analyst and legal expert what this means. >> it's not going to be so easy in this case for texas to just appeal to the next level in the 5th circuit if it does choose to go a different way, will not be able to over turn this. at the end of the day they will be violating the constitution and they'll be violating supreme court precedent. from the beginning to the end, this has been a fiasco. looking live to oakland, today a east oakland nonprofit
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women's shelter will receive help from badly needed repairs. aerial outreach mission provides help and care to women and families often in situations of domestic hardship. it looks like russian hackers are upping their game. a new report showing their success rate. >> jefferson award recipients are getting national at
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let's take a live look at wall street to see how numbers are fairing. dow is up a bit about 400 points. a new report shows russian hackers are upping their game according to microsoft. russia's hacking success rate has jumped from 21 to 32%. a growing target, government organizations. they've accounted for nearly 60% of the targeted victims. last year it was just 3%. san jose state's president is resigning. this decision comes amid turmoil over the school's handling of sexual abuse allegations by student athletes against a longterm sports training. she said she would step down from the post at the end of the year. time for check of weather
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with meteorologist mary lee. happy thursday to you. we are looking at temperatures that are a bit cooler compared to yesterday at this time. let's take you live outside with our mark hopkins hotel camera. you see the clouds in the sky. let's check our temperatures because we are in the 50s and 60s this afternoon. so we are looking at temps again a little bit cooler compared to yesterday running anywhere from one to four degrees cooler compared to yesterday at this time. cool and breezy today, and that will continue tomorrow with our temperatures, might see more sunshine for your friday. as we look to the weekend, more sunshine and milder conditions, just a bit warmer for your saturday and sunday and looking at gusty offshore winds that could redevelop as we look to early next week. watching potential for high fire danger as we look to next monday and tuesday. this low pressure system ushering in strong onshore flow remaining on the cool side for today and tomorrow.
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with that ridge of high pressure, a modest warming trend for saturday and sunday. you see the clouds streaming in as we head through our afternoon. for your friday again could see a little bit clearing as we look ahead to the end of our work week. sun set at 6:43 and sunrise at 7:11 tomorrow morning. daytime highs, peninsula, mid to upper y, baabout 70 for concord and hill. around the bay from low 60s for san francisco and daly city, alameda, 63 oakland, north bay mid to upper 60s this afternoon, low 70s for ukiah. seven-day forecast, similar for tomorrow and you might see more sunshine friday but especially for our weekend with temperatures on the rise as we look to inland east bay and north bay, 60s for your friday. then a pleasant weekend, comfortable mild temperatures as we look to saturday and
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sunday in the 70s and along the coast for our weekend in the low 60s. >> thank you so much. each week we usually bring someone winning regional jefferson award. this week we've got two candidates getting recognized nationally. streaming today on cbsn bay area at 1:10, our chief meteorologist looks at the effects on the wine industry. we'll have a preview of the cross over event. find us at or the
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welcome back. every week we bring the story of a quiet hero who is receiving a regional jefferson award for community service. we've got some exciting news. >> they're getting some
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national attention. here is sharon chin. they've connected nearly two million people to broadband on native american tribal lands through the nonprofit in oakland. the pair is opening doors to opportunities like virtual school and online doctor's visits for tribes in isolated rural areas. >> do you think we can do rural connectivity? >> reporter: mario received the surprise announcement over zoom from multiplying good, nonprofit behind the jefferson awards. >> it's my honor to let you know you and martin are the final 5th winners this year. >> amazing. >> reporter: they won a jaclyn kennedy award for outstanding service benefiting local communities. >> it was a shock to the system. it caused me to reflect. and on reflection, yeah, i am super excited about the work that we are doing and i am
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reenergized and refocused. it's a big deal. >> reporter: what the cofounder and ceo are doing is a big deal. they're helping prescribe tribal build for less than 1/10 the cost of traditional. >> i don't have a build a tower. i just have to get something high enough. i am talking about rooftops, existing towers. >> reporter: she herself climbs towers to install the hardware. in addition mural nets led the way in changing fcc policy to give tribal lands priority to claim free bandwidth reserve for education. they've laid legal groundwork so now hundreds of tribal lands are lining up to build their own high speed internet networks. >> now the future is connecting the tribes. you will find this on rooftops, on water towers, you know,
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connecting things. that's the future of mural net. >> for winning a national jefferson award for bridging digital divide through mural net, we celebrate. >> anyone can nominate a bay area hero for a jefferson award. fill out the online form at give us details about the person's community service. when we come back, we're weher. okat >> we've got the fat bear week champion. and this is not his first time winning. on the drew barrymore show, dakota johnson and danny seo. watch today at 2:00. >> check out our new 3:00 newscast every weekday before
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a section of the south bay is under riculture quarantine because of fruit flies, where they were found and what residents can't do. that's coming up at 3:00. let's get a last check of weather with mary lee. we are looking at cooler temperatures this afternoon, a live look at oracle park as we cheer on our giants. excited about tomorrow. we are tracking westerly winds, breezy conditions at sfo at 13 miles per hour, 12 oakland, 13 concord and 17-mile per hour winds with that delta breeze in fairfield. with the strong onshore flow, we are looking at good air
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quality not just today but friday, through the weekend, and at this point into early next week. that is great to see. there we go with the extended forecast. we will warm things up a little bit more as we look to our weekend san francisco, oakld,jo weekend for inland locations and along the coast. back to you. >> thank you. votes have been tallied and fat bear week is done. meet otis. he is crowned chunk champion in alaska. >> otis'
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♪♪♪ >> liam: so, huch longer does donna have the kids? >> hope: um, another hour or so. >> liam: huh, well, that gives us plenty of time. what can i say, i can't get enough of you. >> hope: well, under ordinary circumstances, i would be right there with you. >> liam: i feel like there's a 'but' coming. >> hope: we have visitors coming. uh, i invited mom and ridge, um, to come over. >> liam: um, why? >> hope: well, it's, uh... it's actually something i'm a little nervous about, and, um--
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>> liam: oh my god, what's going on? are you okay?


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