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>> now it's 3 bringing in the backup. cal fire is relying on a new set of hands to help them fight fires ahead of what is expected to be a chaotic wildfire season. and we're there as new firefighters get some new training. and as we gear up for a wildfire season. the state's drought looks dire. the entire bay area has now fallen back into the extreme category. >> and it's not just the bay area just seen. but all of california is virtually under extreme drought conditions as our fire season or wides 2 months earlier, more. my full forecast. stick around. kron. 4 news at 3 starts right now.
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>> now from the bay local news station. this is kron. 4 news at 3. >> now at 3 deeper into a drought. the entire bay area. now under the extreme drought category and so is much of california. thank you so much for joining us here on kron, 4 news at 3 o'clock today. i'm justine waldman. it is looking like a long dry and hot summer ahead right here in the bay area and for much of the western united states. the latest drought monitor that was released today shows a significant week to week change. conditions are expected to get drier. there is no rain in sight and officials are warning all of us to prepare for potential fires. so this means removing any flammable items off of your property and watching how much water you use. so let's go now to our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez. for more now on the extreme drought. we are now facing this wildfire season. good afternoon. areisa hi, justine. yeah, we've been
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noticing summerlike temperatures especially for inland valleys throughout much of the last days. widespread 80's and 90's. but relief. >> finally in sight today, double digit cooling for most of our inland valleys in the north bay east bay. and yes, even south bay. but even with that cool down, we're still tracking seasonable temperatures. so not even cooling down to below average for most of our warmest inland valleys. why we should be, which is just an indicator of how hot we've been in line with virtually skipping spring and heading straight into summer this season. but it's great to see that cool down well into effect san jose 69 degrees low to mid 70's for the east bay valleys dublin in the low 70's. but livermore 75 degrees still flirting with 80's. for those of you in congress. so few degrees above average there. even with that double digit cool down. we are noticing additional cooling along the coast mid 50's for downtown san francisco. so enjoy that also getting that cool sea breeze influence for oakland at 62 degrees with
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napa and delay hope in the low 70's out there for your thursday afternoon. now. one thing that we are going to notice stronger sea breeze along the coast and our highest peaks in the north and east bay going to see that on shore flow about 35 miles per hour less so fortunately bull below advisory level, but starting friday night. we're going to see the return of those warm dry offshore winds. and that is going to crank up the heat this weekend. back in the 80's for warmest inland spots. more. my full forecast in just a few minutes. just steam. back to you. thank you so much for it's just another mission. so says a member of the california national guard after volunteering to fight wildfires there in training this week in the south bay. >> kron four's. rob fladeboe has more now on this story is live for us from cal fire headquarters in morgan hill. good afternoon, rob. >> good afternoon, justine. that's right. you can't say it enough. cal-fire telling us over and over again. it's all
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about boots on the ground this wildfire season in right now. a lot of those boots belong to members of the california national guard. let's take a look at some video. this is in the hills. southeast of san jose today a very comforting image. when you look up there on the on the region. you see a couple of 100 firefighters marching down the hillside there. this was a part of their training today. they got a for early this morning. engage in a a four-mile track into the back country and back. this is in full gear mind. just a warm-up for what would happen later in the day. many of these people are members of the california national guard, at least 2 and cruz joining cal fire's regular hand crew today for this training. a little later on took their packs often traded their other gear for the standard firefighters tool known as the pulaski. this is a half acts have whoa. this is what many of your hand crews use when they going to cut those fire lines not as easy as it looks. it's back. breaking work and they have to
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haul this with them when they head into these fire lines to cut back for as we saw that this week with those hot spots up in the santa cruz mountains east beach firefighter has one of these plas keys. these new recruits, their little green says cal fire, but they are learning fast. and what's more, all of these national guard troops volunteered for the job. here's more now from their ceo. this task force, our mission here is to reduce fuels and respond to fire. so. >> just like any other mission. we're just preparing ourselves so that we're ready and then we execute that mission to the best of our abilities. definitely understand the importance of what we're doing out here and we want to fill that role do the best we can to respond to these fires. so where we're trying to fill those gaps in the best of our we know it's a steep learning curve and we're trying to learn as fast as we can. so that we prepare ourselves and we're ready when called upon. >> one of the reasons the national guard was called in on this mission is because of
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the there are fewer inmate crews available to fight fires. the allow the courts to do some early releases. and so there are now fewer the national guard is stepping in to make up the difference. at least 2 of these newly formed a hand crews made up of the national guard will be deployed here in the santa clara unit. several others elsewhere across the state after a week or 2 more of training. they'll be ready to go if and when the call comes in, we know it's coming live in morgan hill. rob fladeboe kron 4 news. thank you, robin. now is good time to get out your cell phone because kron 4 has a special section on our website just for wildfire resources. >> you can use the camera on your phone to scan this qr code. it will take you directly to our web page and there you can find tips on creating defensible space around your home. how to make an evacuation checklists and other wildfire preparedness tips. again, just scan the code on your screen right now and it will take you right to all the wildfire resources on kron. 4 dot com. a national
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coalition addressing anti-asian hate published a new report today and the thousands of hate incidents against asian americans across the country. according to the report by stopped a p i hate 6,603 hate incidents recorded from mid-march of last year to the end of march of this year. more than 2400 of them were recorded just over the first 3 months of this year. san francisco state professor russell young, a co-chair of this collision says that while asian hate crime started to increase because of the pandemic. there's also been a shift in trends for this year. >> as we're coming out of the pandemic before during quarantine more. that occurrences of racism. we're at private businesses. but now it's actually helping more public sites. sidewalks parks. so the trend is that as we come out of quarantine people
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are interacting more ever faced seeing more racism in public spaces. the continued that women are harassed more than men that the vulnerable populations like children and elderly. are disproportionately represented continues as well. so. some of the trends are really similar that people are racially profiling nations. it's not just chinese for being attacked, but some people who look chinese and the fact that bumble populations are being attacked. continue. >> from co-founded stop a p i hate at the start of the pandemic to hold governments accountable for the widespread institutionalized nature of racism. he says the response to the nonprofit has been overwhelmingly positive with asian-american stepping up to educate and protect each other. the san francisco division of the fbi has announced a new strategy to combat hate crimes. this includes federal investigation
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activities, law enforcement coordination, community outreach and public awareness campaigns. earlier today we spoke with the fbi assistant special agent in charge about this new program. >> but we're taking just further steps to search these resources and be able focus on these threats are coming in. can personally tell you from my own experience is that. these as this have occurred for many, many years. just recently with the that we're taking with the local police departments people's voices are being heard. people turn to say things that make it known to us, right. he'll able to open investigations in cases and speak on behalf of these victims and hold people accountable. and we want to keep doing so. >> the fbi has a tip line for people who have witnessed or believe they have been a victim of a hate crime. and coming up at 3.30 we're honoring asian pacific american heritage month. we'll take a closer look at how bay area mayors are working to protect the community. a big story out of the south bay that we're watching this afternoon comes to us from a los gatos high school hall of
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famer an athlete and a former fox sports personality. heather hennessey. she's claiming a former coach sexually abused her when she was a student at both los gatos and archbishop mitty high schools hennessy formally filed a lawsuit today against the speaking today. she says it was a program put on by current high school students that encouraged her to come forward. when i heard about an event that some of the kids were throwing at the track at los gatos high school. the from survivors for survivors. >> event. >> at los gatos high school. i knew no matter how much pain i was in that i was going to go back. to the track. and when i was there. i had the ah ha moment. i had watched oprah. she got me through what i broke my back and all the abuse and everything that i dealt with in high school when
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i couldn't run anymore. and that ah, ha moment. she talks about i had on the track and the from survivors for survivors events. >> and i knew that i was going to have to find the strength to speak my story. >> we'll have more on her story tonight. kron four's has something new is covering this. he has also reached out to the schools for comment and he will bring us a full report starting on kron. 4 news at 5 o'clock tonight. now former 40 niner running back jarryd hayne has been sentenced to nearly 4 years in jail for sexually assaulting a woman in 2018, he was found guilty in march of 2 counts of assault and not guilty of the more than 6 to some of the 2 more serious charges of aggravated assault without consent inflicting actual bodily harm. the 33 year-old had denied assaulting the woman in the bedroom of her home in australia. and during sentencing the judge said that
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he was fully aware that the victim was not consenting and that he proceeded anyway. coming up here on kron, 4 news at 3 o'clock today. we'll go inside east bailout developing rapid covid-19 tests. >> why this technology could play a big role as more businesses are trying to open back up. and then the 11 year-old boy says that he was racially profiled and accused of stealing a sandwich. we have his story ahead. and we may soon have a covid vaccine for younger teenagers kron 4 tahernia us here and to have this new data from moderna this new data from moderna next. when a truck hit my car, this new data from moderna nthe insurance company wasn't fair. i didn't know what my case was worth, so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. it's hard for people to know how much their accident case is worth. let our injury attorneys help you get the best result possible.
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now to our coronavirus coverage this afternoon, a moderna is moving into the last phase of its covid-19 vaccine trials for younger people kron 4 tahernia joins us now here in the studio with more on what this could mean for the future of the vaccine for children. good afternoon to knott's. good afternoon, justine moderna just completed the second phase of the teen cope study. >> where they conduct testing of their covid-19 vaccine in adolescents aged 12 to 17 more than 3200 adolescents participated in the study that shows the moderna vaccine is 96% effective in those ages 12 to 17 pfizer's vaccine trials were done on children ages 12 to 15 and that vaccine showed to be 100% effective in that age group now as far as moderna's side effects go. they were consistent. what with what we've been seeing in
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adults that are receiving the covid-19 vaccine soreness in the arm headache and fatigue, particularly after the second dose. a local infectious disease specialist doctor peter chin-hong says that shouldn't deter parents from getting their child vaccinated. >> i would really encourage folks and i know that's sometimes an immediate. decision is hard to make. but over time, i hope that all parents embraces something that, know, not only protect themselves against his country transmit infection to the grandparents still there in videos. but to protect kids themselves as well. >> now both pfizer and moderna are expected to submit their findings to the fda in the coming weeks, which means all children as young as 12 could soon be vaccinated. moderna's study on the pediatric population, ages 6 months to 11 years is still ongoing. now have more on this coming up on kron 4 news at 5 as well as on our streaming service kronon download that for free in your app store. just seen. thank you so much. we go now to the east bay.
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>> we're representative eric swalwell was in livermore today visiting a company that has developed a rapid covid-19 test can force. charles clifford has details. >> at the start of the coronavirus pandemic. the first objective was to build up a testing system. and then there was months. the better part of the year focused on making sure the results got back quickly and that they were accurate. but as we move forward and the number of coronavirus cases is dropping the focus on testing is shifting possibly away from large testing sites to more community-based testing. now here in livermore on thursday representative eric swalwell represents the east bay visited the laps of caja 17. kious 17 has developed a rapid antigen test that can get results back in about 15 minutes with what they say is 98% gave a representative swalwell, a tour of their facility in afterwards we had a chance to speak with him and he talked about how he envisions testing shifting away from large sites to more community-based testing. and he says the goal really here
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is to help schools get students back into the classroom. testing will become widely dispersed and it will be a essentially where you go. >> to get either health care or at a pharmacy and hopefully more over the counter become available. but i think my my focus is supporting anything that can really help reopen schools as quickly as possible. also facilitate, you know, domestic and international travel so we can get, you know, economy moving. >> 17 says they're currently trying to get the fda to approve their test. they say that once that comes through will take about 8 months to get the test distributed out to the public. but for now, in the east bay, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> kron four's a special section on our website just for coronavirus resources by scanning the code on the screen right now. it will take you directly to our web page that has resources, including how to get a vaccine where you live as well as the latest headlines about covid around
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the world. an 11 year-old san francisco boy says that he was racially profiled and stopped by security guards who accused him of stealing a sandwich tomorrow. yeah. live or school organized this marked that happened on wednesday to support him. it was last monday that the boy and his mother stopped by the safeway on market and church streets to grab a sandwich before school and on his way out the door from the deli. he says 2 security guards stopped him and questioned whether he had stolen the items he showed them the receipt but says they kept questioning him until a store manager said that he could go. >> they racially profiled the 4 students sandwiches show scared something that happened. he was devastated. >> he never has been racially reprogrammed. i'm talking about the fact that all the time we are him didn't think that he would have to go through this this early. >> safeway says the security guards involved were hired
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from a 3rd party and have now been removed from the store. the store offered the family a $25 gift card. we'll switch gears now and talk about the weather forecast as we take a live look outside here at the san mateo bridge. fog creeping in on the coast. it's a little bit cooler out there today than yesterday. but still no rain in sight. our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here now a look at the temperatures. yeah, in fact, actually tracking a fire weather. watch. that will go into effect early saturday morning for solano county. >> we could see gusts of at least 35 miles per hour with those returns of those offshore breezes. that's going to drop or moisture content in the single digits to low teens by this weekend. let's take a look at how windy it is going to get keeping an eye on solano county and we're going to see winds ramp up by friday night even continuing through saturday morning that is when that fire weather watch is going to go into effect vacaville and atlas peak going
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to see winds anywhere from about 45 miles per hour into the mid-fifties fairfield. not that far behind as well. also in solano county, 47 mile per hour wind gusts there and we are going to notice it, continuing to how all weekend long as that fire weather watch for solano county remains in effect through monday but taking a live look outside tracking a cooler forecast. the marine layer arriving right on cue with fog. carla creeping closer to the bay area coastline. 54 degrees for half moon bay flirting with 80's in antioch. even with that cool down near 25 degree difference from our coast to inland valleys. even with that double digit cooling overnight lows tonight. widespread low to mid and even upper 40's antioch, though little bit milder. 53 degrees. the temperatures very seasonal mid to upper 70's for inland areas with widespread mid to upper 60's around the bay area shoreline until we start to warm up this weekend with that fire danger threat in solano
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county just seen back to you. thank you so much. willie mays the oldest living hall of famer in giants center. fielder is celebrating his 90th birthday today maze is considered one of the greatest baseball players of all time. >> over the span of his career. he made 24 all-star teams won 2 national league mvp awards and 12 golden gloves mays joined the new york giants before they moved to san francisco when he was 20 years old and people all over the sports world from steph curry to tom brady, scully wish may is a happy birthday today. even former president obama took time on twitter to say happy birthday instead of one for people like maize. he may have never made it to the white house. happy birthday. 90 years young. and still ahead here, 3 45 how in oakland company is supporting black owned businesses. >> and after the break, wall street's top regulator testifying on capitol hill today. the final hearing into
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the gamestop robin hood saga, tougher rules may be coming. that could change the future of wall street.
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>> for your money. this thursday, the chair of the securities and exchange commission says the agency is considering new rules for wall street. the sec chairman testified before the house financial services committee today. it was the last of 3 hearings to examine the gamestop robin hood reddit
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saga. our washington dc correspondent anna wiernicki is in washington. what is next. >> wall street's top regulator told lawmakers on thursday that the agency is considering new rules after a group of amateur investors on reddit work together in january to drive up stock prices for the video game company gamestop taking on wall street. investors who bet the company would fail. what happened on january 27th in 8 was not good for millions of investors democrats, including california congresswoman maxine waters says it's time congress and the sec hold wall street more accountable is critical for our cops on the block at the sec to protect investors and ensure that markets transparent and fair water says the sec needs to crack down on private funds, especially hedge funds. but republicans say more rules would only make it harder for americans to invest or exploiting high-profile
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situation. >> to push a radical progressive agenda that will only further prevent every day. american investors from accessing our capital markets. sec chairman gary gensler told lawmakers his agency is examining the role of social media platforms on market volatility i'm not concerned about regular investors. exercising their free speech rights online. >> more concerned whether bad actors that actually take advantage of influential. >> platforms gains are says the fcc plans to release a full report on the unprecedented events surrounding gamestop stock this summer in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. the latest. first time jobless claims those numbers now the lowest since the start of the pandemic, the labor department released unemployment figures this morning. it shows 498,000 americans filed first time claims that's down. >> nearly 100,000 from the previous weeks. analysts say while the job market has a
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long way from prepandemic levels improvements have accelerated in recent weeks as states continue to lift restrictions. up next, the secretary of state has finalized the number of signatures on new sums recall petition. >> why recall organizers are feeling good as we wrap up the week. and after the break, we start off our asian pacific american heritage month right here on kron. 4 news at 3 and this year a sense of fear and concern or company celebrations. how bay area mayors are working to protect the community. and i'm tracking your mother's day weekend forecast for those of you heading to top of
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>> as each day passes. we see more videos of crimes against asian americans here in the bay area. we've reached out to mayors of the 3 biggest cities here in the bay area to get their perspectives on what they're doing to keep the asian community safe. kron four's has it. but you and has the story. >> crimes against asian americans and pacific islanders are happening across the bay area. but dominantly in the big cities. san francisco where among the victims was an 84 year-old man who died from injuries following this unprovoked attack outside of his home in oakland among several crimes. a 75 year-old man who died from injuries he suffered during a robbery. and in san
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jose where an asian woman was recently. the victim of an attack at this transit station leaders speaking up and simply st. >> hate and discrimination are not tolerated and it doesn't feel good when. >> so many of brothers and sisters and asian community are under attack. the bay area is. >> our collective home. it's for everyone. >> in those virtual conversation with the mayors of san francisco. oakland and san jose question is. >> as mayor, what have you done to address crimes against members of the hpi community in your city. >> so one of the programs that we recently lines to street violence intervention program is a program that works in san francisco in is in existence for many, many years to address a lot of that gun violence in certain communities. what we've done is expanded that program to include neighborhood that consists of a large population of asian seniors in particular
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time in town. the main street in other neighborhoods. >> you know, in san we believe in a carrot and stick approach. the steak is simple. bay area. the incredible diversity that we have here in this community to be the planet's most successful multicultural community. if we get this right. >> of course i'm working on the root causes of crime from everything with the oakland promise to get more kids to and through college tour guaranteed income demonstrations to really get to the root cause of poverty and the racial wealth gap. these are all pieces of a holistic approach to community safety in the first 3 months of 2021 the san francisco county da's office filed 5 hate crime charges in crimes against asian americans.
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>> there was a total of 3 hate crime charges filed the previous year in santa clara county. the district attorney filed to hate crime charges in 2021 and a total of to hate crime charges for the year 2020, the information on hate crime charges was not available. when i contacted the alameda county district attorney's office. so what do the 3 men as have to say on the subject of these crimes against the a p i community be motivated by hate. so clearly there is some level of a connection. we don't completely understand. >> but i do think we need to be cautious the truth is we don't know the motive. assailant perpetrator unless we hear them say something more less. we see a clear pattern. and so in some cases days may simply be crimes and i have to acknowledge that many communities in oakland, not just the asian american community. >> our feeling unsafe right now. >> all 3 of these bay area. say they want to see the wave of crimes against the a p i
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community to it is. haaziq kron 4 news. >> join kron four's gayle ong and will tran for a 30 minute special, stopping anti asian hate. it will air sunday may 30th at 6.30 in the evening. >> we'll move on now to politics this afternoon as the governor and his opponents are ramping up their campaigns. proponents of the recall are weighing in. >> how this week was affected by the effort. our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala joins us now live from sacramento with details. good afternoon, ashley. >> that afternoon just tenia the secretary of state released the final total of signatures on governor newsom's recall petition with 1.7 million signatures verified by that office. organizers say their overall pleased with how this week went for their efforts. >> were very and we're very excited organizers of the effort to recall governor gavin newsome say their
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campaign is moving into a new phase as the other gubernatorial candidates ramp up their own recall. up their own recall. proponents do not yet endorse any candidate that's come forward so far. but senior adviser of the effort. randy economy says he was pleased with republican former olympian and reality star caitlyn jenner's first media interview on fox news wednesday. she looked like a great leader and. >> you know, we're not going take a position on her as well. but i you know, i think it was a i think i think the reviews are in. and i think i think she was a success. >> another republican candidate john wrapped up his 6 city tour in the central valley thursday. we've got a choice. it's the beauty or the beast. we've seen what the beauty has done. i think it's time we unleash the beast talks kicked off his campaigning earlier this week in sacramento alongside allies there. i wonder if you worry at all that kind of campaign could undermine your work. >> i don't want to see its campaign silly season. but you know, to each his own. i think it was hoarder reflection upon
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his candidacy. governor gavin newsome also officially kicked off his own anti recall campaign alongside firefighters. >> maintaining the recall is a partisan power grab and republican led effort but says same old tired excuses hasn't gotten as a matter of fact, i think it just in harm's him. >> because of the end of the day it's not about us. it's about him. >> the economy says the proponent group does plan to pick a candidate that they prefer in this recall race, but they say there's no timeline yet on when the announcer how they'll pick for now reporting at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> thank you, ashley. now peta is calling on the federal government to investigate recall candidate john. this after he showed up with a live bear right there behind him while he was on a bus tour in sacramento on tuesday. peta is asking the u.s. department of agriculture and the california department of fish and wildlife to determine if
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violated the federal animal welfare act all along with multiple state regulations. let's talk now about our forecast as we take a live look outside here over the bay bridge toll plaza. lot of sunshine from this shot here. but we'd like to see some rain and no, no. gonna happen. our meteorologist mabrisa rodriguez is here now from the weather center yeah. looks like rain not going to return until our wet season in late october through early november. justine. >> so say hello to high fire danger concerns already starting 2 months ahead of when they typically start in the summer months. and we're tracking very dry conditions, more sunshine for the bay area and for those of you throughout this year could see some pop-up thunderstorms, though, just east of highway 3.95 throughout today and tomorrow. but just about a pop-up thunderstorm or 2 overall tracking cooler temperatures and breezier winds for those of you in the
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sierra specifically for south lake tahoe. words going to be very breezy, especially at south lake tahoe where there is a lake wind advisory in effect could see gusts upwards of 40 miles per hour. less increasing wave heights anywhere from 2 to 4 feet in effect right now through 8 o'clock tonight and taking a look at your truckee and lake tahoe forecast. very pleasant temperatures, thanks to that cool down in those breezy winds. a lot of sunshine mid 60's and that is going to continue through your mother's day sunday for us here in the bay area. we do have a fire weather watch that just went into effect for this weekend. starting saturday morning through monday afternoon for solano county because of temperatures. well above average back in the 80's this weekend continuing through your mother's day sunday. back to you. just seen. thank you so much. coming up this hour, new research is out on alzheimer's disease. what group of people are at greater risk. >> and how would you like to be paid to take a nap. how much one company is offering professional nappers.
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how your nap went. i saw the story on our website. kron 4 dot com got me interested got me thinking this is something i could do as a side hustle. so if you want to read the full story. you can go to our website. kron 4 dot com. it's time now to check in with newsnation to see what they're working on for tonight. let's go now to chicago. tonight on that on the report covid cases trending down the economy looking up. so is president biden's jobs plan. still the boost we need or would inflation hurt people who need that help plus. >> republican versus republican congresswoman cheney takes on the establishment. now here's morning hughes with a look at what's coming up on news nation. prime. >> thanks, joe. tonight on prime parents outraged think that they are actually engaging in child abuse. we talked with both sides of the ongoing critical race theory debate. why it's becoming such a hot issue. plus changes to voting laws across the country is florida's new law aimed at stopping fraud or restricting votes and what other changes
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oakland business owner is getting creative and helping entrepreneurs get back on their feet after taking a hit from the pandemic. kron four's. michelle kingston has the story of the start of the black colin arie collective. >> it is to build space lands to lifting of one you know, support learning. and a beautiful an she's a bay area chef the owner of a catering company and now the founder of the black colin arie collected a space for black owned food and beverage entrepreneurs can connect cooking receive mentorship to grow their businesses. this coming after an unprecedented year of challenges is. >> really, really sad. >> to see. >> so many black and brown businesses affected. right. this rain-free has owned and operated. the red or catering
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for 16 years. she's even had vice president kamala harris in her kitchen. but when the covid-19 pandemic hit. she also had to get creative to stay afloat. i went time that. >> it was i was pretty depressed. that was literally sleeping in my bed like 3 straight days. and a girlfriend of mine like, ok, it's time to get out. >> free began delivering food instead of catering. it reached out to other black on food and beverage makers to see if they need the boost to keep their business is booming, which is how the black hole in collective when she came present. that to me was just like. >> wow, this is everything that i need right now. this is her fate. can i get started? >> thank you. isha heat and her husband started making bean pies during the pandemic. get with the help of the black collective. she's been able to leave her job and spent her time focusing on her new business, baby being pie. >> her husband beautiful spirit. 8. if it's you know, case that by the collective
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gives black business owners access to a fully equipped commercial kitchen funding opportunities mentorship in connections all in one place. >> in oakland, michelle kingston kron 4 news. >> for your health. a number of alzheimer's cases is expected to skyrocket in the coming decades. new information indicates that smokers face a higher risk and that exercise and a good diet are key to prevention both reportedly help ward off alzheimer's and related dementias also this new study is suggesting that race may play a role. >> a number of factors that go into what might impact a person's risk in the united states. we know that at our 2 times more likely to develop dementia than whites individuals latino or hispanic individuals or one and a half times more likely. we don't know why. these are really important questions that we need to be asking an address, things that we're addressing that disparity as soon as we possibly can to change the outcomes for all
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>> researchers are trying to find out which underlying conditions also lead to alzheimer's which affects more than 6 million americans and their families and their employers. the difference. let's talk now about a forecast as we take a live look outside here along the embarcadero in san francisco facing towards the bay bridge. you can see it is breezy and much cooler in parts of the bay area this afternoon. we have also just learned that's llano county made an announcement about fires. let's go to a in the weather center for details. yeah, we do have a fire weather watch going into effect this weekend force a county just seen very warm dry. gusty winds going to drop our moisture content in the single digits to low teens. we could see gusts upwards of at least 35 miles per hour. peaking 55 miles per hour less for north bay mountains and east bay hills wouldn't be surprised if we warm up into the 90's once again this weekend. >> in solano counties. let's stay cool. let's stay safe up
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there. bay area live look outside walnut creek expecting to see gusts today and through tomorrow about 35 miles per hour less along the coast. enjoy that cool sea breeze while it last because we're going to notice a warm up this weekend and drier warmer offshore winds returning downtown san francisco exactly where we should be this time of year for your friday microclimate forecast in the mid 60's with mid-fifties for al gore not in half moon bay. those of you from brisbane to burlingame, widespread mid 60's there. so still going to get a little bit of that cool sea breeze influence. mean, the around 20 miles per hour or less. but along the immediate coastline and higher peaks. 35 miles per hour or less with low 70's for redwood city and mountain view and for san mateo 68 degrees with low to mid 70's for the south bay. san jose 72 degrees livermore holding steady in the mid 70's there with low 70's for richmond and berkeley walnut creek, 75 degrees. a nap in the mid 70's. but sonoma
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warming up into the low 80's there with nevado flirting, with 80's. but 78 degrees to looking like a very warm and dry mother's day weekend outlook along the coast and east bay shoreline low to mid 70's with low to mid 80's. as you make your way inland. back to you. just thank you so much. and it is better to be yellow when it comes to reopening businesses. san francisco, ca now rolled back restrictions. >> and people laced up their skates to celebrate. we'll be right back.
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someday, looking back on the pandemic, you'll want to be proud to say i did everything i could. i found the strength. i looked out for everyone. i did what i could to keep my family safe. i will say, i did my part. while covid-19 is in the air, please, protect yourself and others. wear a mask, keep your distance, and get vaccinated when it's your turn. santa clara county. stay strong. spread hope.
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santa clara county. francisco officially enters the yellow reopening tier becoming the first bay area county to do so. so businesses. >> we'll have more relax restrictions and more people can now go back to work and people already taking advantage of some of the relax restrictions and doing some fun activities today. kron four's julius evans reports from the church of 8 wheels which is a skate rink in san francisco. >> we are definitely celebrated in san francisco. that being in the yellow tier church is open and you could come to roll prayer. >> yeah. it's pretty nice. these all these people here, they got the word they thought they're going to have to open tomorrow, but they got the word that they can open today. and so you have all the morning crew coming here before they go into work to come out and skate. but you know that all of this, it's all due to the godfather. that's right. he's right over there. i'm going to waive him
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over. >> and we're going follow the one and only david miles. that guy there. i have to say it that grand inches. i'm just pretty exciting, guys because you've been open and close a couple of times during coronavirus. yeah. you know, we've been preparing for reopening ever since they first showed us down. and so every time we would come up to where you think they're going. that is open. >> it would open up only to be shut down again. but now i think the yoyo thing is over. i think that we're going to be able to make it through and will open tomorrow for everybody. >> for everybody. well, the news does not end. here are coverage continues at the top of the hour on the kron on app. here's a look at what's coming up at 4. we'll have the latest on the scandal involving windsor mayor dominic foppoli. there's new information out this afternoon. there. plus, the coronavirus continues to surge across india will tell you about the devastating record set there today and here in
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california, we have a date for when the public can return to knott's berry farm. so just use your phone right now to scan the qr code on your screen. that's that red circle thing happening there and we'll take you directly to your app store. we can download the kron on app for free. and that does it for us here on kron 4 news at 3 o'clock today. thank you so much for joining us. of course, we'll see you tomorrow. >> and i've been getting some flack lately for not mentioning one thing here. at the end of the show. i thought maybe everyone knew to do this. but don't forget too. wash your hands. the number.
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