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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news heading for cases among unvaccinated people are really sure about 41. >> now at 8 covid infections among those not vaccinated and marin counties still much higher than those who are vaccinated. but the number breakthrough cases is growing and it is concerning health officials. hospitalizations across the bay area because of this virus tonight. some local health officials are pleading with businesses. >> to take a stronger covid stance. plus the new effort from san francisco city
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leaders to provide a safe space for those. >> with mental health issues. thank you so much for joining us here on kron, 4 news at 8 o'clock tonight. i'm justine waldman pat moore has the night off. and i'm ken wayne. >> we're in county health officials echoing other bay area health departments when it comes to covid-19 infections saying being vaccinated is the best way to prevent a severe illness. the county says it's had almost 200 breakthrough cases that's out of more than 12,000 total cases breakthrough cases are those infections that occur after a person has already been vaccinated of the breakthrough cases. just 4 people have been hospitalized. none of them are in icu and none of them have died by comparison. 185 people not vaccinated have died because of the virus in marin county. and for more now on this kron four's terisa stasio is live for us in marin county with a new message from health officials. this has public health officials are sounding the alarm and tree said there they're saying that the issue
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here is that children are not vaccinated and they are among the most vulnerable. without a doubt. justine and can. >> and that's kind of the bottom line as you're mentioning those 4 cases, those were hospitalized and that's the bad news we're having those breakthrough cases. the good news is that the vaccines are holding strong. but again, we have so many people who are vulnerable so many people that cannot get vaccinated, including children. and so very much this pandemic is certainly not over. >> we're seeing is breaking 3 more were frequently doctor matt willis marin county's public health officer talking about new information coming in on rising covid-19 cases and how vaccinated people are testing positive. >> breakthrough cases are much than cases among unvaccinated people or a show about 4 to one more unvaccinated vaccinated. but it's
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discouraging to see anyone who's been fully vaccinated to become, you know, become infected with covid-19. that's really because of the delta variant. >> doctor willis says fortunately the vaccines continue to protect people against the worst aspects of covid. no one vaccinated in marine county has died of covid-19. yet there is growing concern about children with this variant. >> it's one of the concerns. one of the reasons that we made, the recommendation that we all cover our faces indoors regardless of vaccination status that we all need to do our part to protect those people who cannot be vaccinated our youngest you know, under age 12. no, no choice to vaccinate for children in those age and they are more vulnerable to infection because that water more vaccinated. so obviously the belt, be more contagious. we are seeing more cases among children now that we had seen before. and so those of us
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that are vaccinated can do our part to buy covering our faces. and of course adults who are the choice to vaccinated even more reason why it's time to step forward. he adds with summer travel. important to remember the guidelines. pre vaccines. >> hold true today. look at the cdc guidance and department of public health, california guidance as well as in for unvaccinated individuals. the travel quarantine got it hasn't changed. we are still requiring people who are trying travel outside of the region and come back here that there are unvaccinated. they need to quarantine. >> quarantine for those 10 days, right. and then if you don't do that, then you have to be at home for 5 days they get tested and then resume your normal activities. going to summer camps for those kids or if you have a compromise situation where you can't get vaccine. for example, you're undergoing chemotherapy or something along those lines then you also need to make sure that you follow the
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guidelines set up by the cdc as well as the state. so again, that's what's really important to that's a message that they want us to get out to everyone because the bottom line, this pandemic is certainly not over reporting live in marin county. theresa stasi you back to you guys. thank you so much. theresa. now in the past month, covid related hospitalizations have increased in every bay area county, some as high as 4 times. >> on june 21st. there were 40 people in the hospital in alameda county. as of yesterday. that number is now 105, the jump in contra, costa county went from 17 to 68 0 to 6 in marin county. 46 in napa county, san francisco, one from 16 covid hospitalizations in june to 41 a month later, 6 to 17 in san mateo county 48 to 85 in santa clara county 8 to 36 in solano county and 16 to 42 in sonoma county. the delta variant is the main
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factor in the rise. that's according to public health experts. and now there's a new call for mandatory vaccines among healthcare workers kron four's dan kerman has the story. as covid case rates surge across the bay area. so do hospitalizations. >> over the last 30 days. all 9 counties in the bay area have seen increases with hospitalizations quadrupling in contra, costa county and more than doubling in alameda sonoma and san francisco. they are something that we're very concerned about. >> this trend is not unique to san francisco, the bay area and california are all seeing the same trend now a new call for all healthcare workers to be vaccinated. the american hospital association which represents 5,000 hospitals healthcare systems and networks across the country. >> says ha strongly urges the vaccination of all healthcare personnel and support hospitals and health systems that adopt mandatory covid-19 vaccination policies are institutions that are. >> making sure that their health care workers are
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vaccinated. early wrong side of history. they're putting patients at risk. u c berkeley infectious disease specialist doctor john swartzberg. >> says this policy is a long time coming and the right thing to do, especially since many of those in hospitals are the most vulnerable to covid-19. >> you're talking about a population of people who are at high risk for bad outcomes from covid and the hot you cry. in my opinion. it's incumbent upon the hospital to do everything it can to ensure the safety of those patients and to require unvaccinated to require vaccinations of a health care worker. she was he minimal thing that can be done. >> ucsf has mandated health care personnel be vaccinated and stanford will make the same requirement in august. that's not the case for dignity health kaiser for sutter health. >> well, they're encouraging health care workers to get vaccinated. they are not require it. dan kerman kron 4 news.
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>> another big story we're following tonight. health officials in 3 counties are calling in on employers to require vaccinations as a condition of employment. that's because a growing number of new cases of covid infections and hospitalizations have been traced back to people who are not vaccinated in the workplace. grant lodes is here with details. it's like doctor wachter told you guys during your 6 o'clock interview, right. nobody wanted it to come to this and it's not yet a mandate, but we're taking steps towards that certainly and contra costa county is one of the local counties that is in this conversation. the local health officer there said the current surge in cases is being driven by unvaccinated working class adults. mostly in the 20 to 50 ypar-old range. and that is why health officers. they're in contra, costa and san francisco and santa clara counties are now urging employers to consider covid vaccine requirements for employees. the officials say unvaccinated workers pose a
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substantial health risk in the workplace and exposures have led to serious illnesses and deaths. now employers have an obligation to provide safe workplaces for their employees. and are also interested being working in a place that that is safe. it is not putting their their health at risk. so this is something that employers and workers should be able to agree on. >> this trend is not unique to san francisco bay area and california are all seeing the same trends with delta. it's not. it's we need people to be vaccinated. it's not time to be unvaccinated time right now is to ensure that you do get the vaccine. >> in addition to requiring the vaccine employers are encouraged now to take another look at safety protocols including requiring perhaps documentation of vaccine status to be sure that unvaccinated employees are wearing masks in the workplace. live in the studio. i'm grant lotus kron 4 news
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grant, thank you. in light of this workplace recommendation we caught up with to the east bay businesses to get their reactions bills. ace hardware 110 people at its 2 locations in concord and martinez. general manager will wilma hawkins says a recent company survey determined that up to 60% of their workforce is fully vaccinated despite the new guidance. they plan to maintain their stance vaccines and masks are encouraged but not required. >> our main concern is to make sure that our employees are protected and that they have a safe place to work and they can bring proof and most of them will show proof without even being our management. our is not considering that the moment. it's nothing we you know, we judge each other on honestly odds. it's a personal we all feel really comfortable working with each other. >> bartender. andrew freeman works at mike has brewing. company want to create key says employees have a good idea of who is and who is not vaccinated among the workforce and employees say they feel comfortable without a covid
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vaccine requirement on the peninsula. san mateo county will require facemasks again regardless of vaccination status. the requirement will go into effect monday at county offices clinics and other public facilities on tuesday, contra costa county started requiring face mask inside county court buildings. white house says there has been no decision on a change to face mask policies. press secretary jen psaki insisted today that the cdc and not the white house makes the decisions about public health. >> psaki says any change in the guidance would come from the cdc and the current guidance there is that fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear face masks while those who are unvaccinated should continue to wear them. right now. kron 4 dot com. you can find the very latest headlines on the delta variant travel advisories mask guidelines and a vaccine tracker. >> this use your mobile device to scan that qr code on your screen. it will take you right there.
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>> the city of san francisco is expanding its mental health program. just how many more people it'll be able to help and harry and all of that story next. >> also an east bay community giving pg and e the green light to increase fire safety, but it will take a few years to make that happen. >> plus a sign of support for the cows that escaped a southern california slaughterhouse. >> and temperatures today were a little lower compared to yesterday. but what expect for the rest of this week. i'll have the answer in the 7 day. extended forecast coming up.
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>> san francisco city leaders continue to try to fight the mental health crisis today. mayor london breed announced will be an expansion of treatment beds for people who are suffering from mental health and substance abuse disorders program will be run by the department of public health kron four's. amanda hari is live. >> with us right now. explaining just how significant this expansion will be. good evening, amanda. >> good evening. this is part of the mayor's budget investments. it will expand the mental health program by about 20%. that means they'll be adding 400 more >> and if we want to provide relief for those folks. we have to have places for people in no health crisis were suffering from addiction.
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>> that are not the sidewalk. san francisco city leaders with the help of the department of public health. >> we're trying to create that space supervisor rafael mandelman says mental health and substance use disorders impact. everyone in the city. i think if you live in san francisco and you go out onto our streets and you go to many of the commercial corridors in the city. >> it's hard to avoid seeing a you know, with obvious acute mental health needs dph addiction psychiatrist david painting echoes mandelman sentiment about the prevalence of mental health issues the chances are that you. >> either know someone that has mental health conditions or you may not know it, but they do these new beds will give the city's new street outreach team additional placements that can serve the clients they interact with on a daily basis. painting says these 400 treatment beds.
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>> will serve different needs from immediate short term services. >> to longer term services. people move through stages in their recovery. have a crisis and you need services that are very intensive. >> then as you get that or you want to learn behavioral measures to take care of yourself. the number of new beds was determined by a recommendation by the behavioral health dead. optimization project report. >> in 2020 and the mental health sf legislation in 2019. >> to help people be as independent and as well. and it's healthy and it's andoit's happy as our deserve. >> i was told the city plans to re evaluate just how many beds are needed. every one to 2 years live in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news. so a man right now, 400 beds are available or they of that available right now for those who need them.
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>> so those beds are in various stages of development right now. some are available right now. >> about a 140 will be available by the end of 2021. thank you so much, amanda. >> we'll turn now to our wildfire coverage and less wind helped crews using bulldozers and helicopters battling the nation's largest wildfire in southern oregon. the bootleg fire has grown to 624 square miles. that's more than half the size of rhode island. authorities say higher humidity in better conditions. a lot of crews to improve fire lines, at least 70 homes and more than 100 other structures have burned. it is now then. about one 3rd contained. >> the dixie fire that's burning in butte and plumas counties is now grown to almost a 104,000 acres. aerial video taken by a member of the california army national guard shows a fire meeting large smoke plumes of fire is just 17% contained with more than
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3900 people fighting those flames right now. take a look at this dramatic video. this is from a u c davis fire crews surrounded by flames and burning embers from the tamarack fire. this was shot last night as crews work to protect the housing development. the tamarack fire was sparked by lightning in alpine county. back on the 4th of july. it spread to more than 50,000 acres into nevada. >> now the piedmont worry new p g initiative to expand underground power lines has been approved. the power lines will go beneath the ground in the areas with the highest fire threat to this development is coming as pg e's above ground equipment may be to blame for sparking the dixie fire. the utility has already started burying lines underground in butte county right near the side of the 2018 camp fire the work in piedmont is expected to begin next year. it will take about 3 years to finish. for more on the conditions surrounding wildfires right now. erica caturay is here with the weather forecast.
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>> good evening. so i want to talk about the air quality and the smoke of these fires. a zoomed in here on the dixie fire. you can see the direction of the smoke. it's moving to the north east. and that is because of the jet stream basically the air flow moving in that direction. as you can see it took effect to the states. they're like idaho and montana the next 12 hours. it will continue to move in that direction, which i guess good for us here in the bay area kuz that smoke is not blowing to our area. in fact, our current air quality is pretty good here in the bay area. however, if you happen to be traveling these next couple of days. this is a map of our current wildfires that are burning out in the sierra we're seeing a poor air quality out there and visibility limited because of the conditions out there. so probably not the best time to be traveling in that direction. >> as for current satellite and radar here we have this high pressure and you can see all that activity there in the desert southwest all that
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rain. thunderstorms lightning. that is from monsoon season which happens june and last through september. so that's pretty common. in fact, last year it was pretty quiet. monsoon season for those states. there. how does that affect us here in the bay area. will some of the clouds and moisture will be traveling up to our area by the end of the weekend. as for temperatures right now, it was a little lower versus what we saw yesterday currently we're at 61 in hayward 77 in antioch, 68 in nevado our winds right starting to slowly go down tomorrow morning should be pretty light in terms of our wind speeds. overnight lows will be in the lower 30's lower 50's excuse me, along the coast. >> and then our bay shoreline mid-fifties. don't be surprised if you see a little drizzle overnight from some patchy fog. >> but it should be a nice day tomorrow. our daytime highs actually up to 7 degrees in some places like livermore for tomorrow's high. so. >> thank you, eric. thanks
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them in southern california a new billboard honoring the 41 cows who escaped a slaughterhouse is now on display. here it is. it's in pico rivera, right near the manning meet facility. the title of this is called. remember the pico rivera 41 the nonprofit organization animal alliance network says it hopes it will bring awareness and inspire people to take action to save the lives of animals. one of those surviving cows to escape the slaughter houses featured on that sign that cow is named june be free and now lives in an animal sanctuary. >> still ahead here tonight at 8. some are calling it good. she garbage. why? because the trash cans are worth thousands of dollars. so we'll take a of dollars. so we'll take a look at these new r after my car accident, of dollars. so we'll take a look at i wondered what my case was worth. so i called the barnes firm. i'm rich barnes. is your accident case worth more than insurance offered? call the barnes firm now to find out. you might be surprised.
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when a truck hit my car, the 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. >> well family sending somebody college. listen up. tuition and fees are going to go up at u c schools, university of california regents have approved a multi year hike for the system's 10 campuses. the plan calls for tuition and fees to rise by 2%. plus inflation for new graduates starting in the 2022 academic year. you see officials estimate that will amount to an additional $534 which would put tuition and systemwide fees at just over $13,000 a year for in-state students. university officials say the increase is needed to maintain the quality of the public university system and provide more financial aid. 2
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students. a $20,000 trash can that's just the price for a prototype. the cost, of course, turning a lot ahead. scrum force has by talk with the acting director of san francisco public works. >> who defends the cost because he says it's more than just a trash can. >> you're looking at a $20,000 in otype of a trash c the shape of a salt shaker. it's one of 3 new designs approved by the san francisco department of public works acting director of public eric the graph and reid explains the reason for the $20,000 price tag for each prototype when are going to a basis. these are going to be built line. forgotten. so it's just a different process. therefore, the cost. but is going to be lot more public works. officials say actually
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when it is time to mass-produce and replace san francisco's 3,000 trash cans. the costs will be more like 2 to $4,000 each. this is different way. and its tracks, there are smart phones, smart watches, smart cars and now a smart rescue. these cans are equipped with sensors that will alert public works. that the kid is full. i can tell you excited to be able to introduce the city of san francisco to what i'm hoping will be the best. and i think this was surge decision for them to decide to design their own trash can. >> not so excited about the cost of the 3 years it took to come up with the design is san francisco supervisor. matt haney for me, this is really reflective you know, bad management at the department of public works. a lack of a corrupt, a department head from years ago and here we are with the decision essentially to put out prototypes that are very expensive. but that also
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reflect. >> years of work and rejecting them at at this point. it's not going to make our ce our streets. clean supervisor haney says he is in the process of meeting with dpw officials hoping to get the price reduced before bringing the item to the full board of supervisors for a vote which is scheduled to happen next week. think that you 4 news. >> next here on kron. producing a new exclusive paul about what could happen if governor gavin newsom's recall was held today and what californians care about the most. plus the search for missing runner continuing in pleasanton how local businesses in the community. now pitching in to help. also why the bay bridge looked a little bit more like a parking lot this afternoon. all th
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>> the bay bridge looks like a parking lot, at least the toll plaza sure did. this afternoon traffic coming to a halt. according to the highway teenager crashed a car on the bridge and then left the car behind me talked about this during kron news at 3 o'clock today. other drivers reported seeing the car speeding and swerving prior to the crash. >> the california highway patrol says the car hit the bridge railing in the westbound direction leading to this major back up where 3 lanes for then blocked kron. 4 producer was trying to get here to the studio but was a little late.
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>> when i first left my house now a gated home. you can take an hour 27 to get to work. that was around 2. '05, or a look around her perspective our way to get to work 1000 extra hours. my but i was worried i was going to go through it over there today by actually looking like i'm not going to get there that way. after all. >> yeah, we need chris year. the 10 o'clock news tonight. and we're glad made it traffic did clear up shortly after that, the highway patrol says everyone in the car that crash ran toward the treasure island off-ramp and then jumped into another vehicle. caltrans has been notified to check on the bridge cables that were hit in the accident to make sure that the bridge is safe. and apparently they did that because the bridge is still open. as the search for a missing runner continues in pleasanton. the community supports hasn't stopped on fortune. michelle kingston shows us how businesses have now stepped up to help.
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>> never seen so many people get together and just. >> richard lips. it is the owner of the pleasanton grocery outlet. he donated supplies during the first few days of the search for phillip cray-chick, the 37 year-old man who was last seen going for a run at the pleasanton ridge regional park almost 2 weeks ago. you. >> it was like the whole community said, you know what. we're going to do this and we're going we're going to help out as every way we grocery stores restaurants and hotels have helped to assist the hundreds of volunteers searching to bring philip home to his family nick valencia know for keys pete said donated food and gave some of his employees the day off to hike in help when someone reached out, it was more not about can you. it's about what you need. >> how much do you need and how can i help. because i wasn't physically going up there. but it was just my part to help. because it was really cool to see the community rallying around this caused to help find philip in. you can just few it in the hearts of everyone that was up there and
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talking in. that's just why it felt like this was just my small part to do something more than 100 volunteers continue to search for the husband and father of 2 in pleasanton police are still investigating the family is thankful for the outpouring of support. i have another family now. and i didn't even know they're hopeful that we do find him and again, this is going to be a story that pleasanton tells about how they rallied together for in pleasanton michelle kingston kron 4 news. >> other bay area news tonight, former forty-niners and raiders coach greg knapp has died. the 58 year-old new york jets, assistant coach. died today after he was hit by a car over the weekend. police say knapp who lives in danville was on his bicycle in san ramon in the bike lane. the news hit by a car traveling in the same direction. police say the driver is cooperating and was not under the influence of drugs or alcohol knapp's family released a statement reads in part those of us who are so blessed to have known
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him known that he would have wanted even this moment to be a teachable one. so this is it live every day as if it's your last and love those around you like it won't last. >> we have a new exclusive inside california politics. emerson college poll showing that of governor gavin newsom's recall were held today he would defeated and remain in office. but the margin is really slim. it was an increase in support for governor newsom's recall since march with now. 43% of respondents saying they would vote to recall him in march. that number was 38%. so there's been a 5 point jump there. the governor's approval rating, the new poll shows it stands at 49% with 42% of respondents, disapproving of his performance. when asked regardless of the recall effort. would you vote to reelect governor newsom in 2022 and 58% of voters say it's time for someone new on
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the covid-19 front voters were split with 48% saying his handling is excellent or good with 52% saying fair or poor. but on homelessness there wasn't much of a split with 52% of voters saying he's doing a poor job. the poll was conducted this week with more than 1000 registered california voters participating housing costs homelessness and covid-19 are the top issues that california voters cared about the most and there's much more on this exclusive poll. we also asked about the governor's handling of the drought and wildfires. and you can read all of that get more poll results on our website. kron 4 dot com. >> now our 4 zone forecast as we take you outside view of the golden gate bridge. kron four's. erica caturay joins us now with a look at what we can expect when it comes to the weather for our friday. yeah, well, are temperatures are going to be warmer tomorrow versus what we saw today. in fact, let's take a look at those daytime highs behind me. you see across san francisco mid to upper 60's along the
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coast upper 50's to lower 60's. a little warmer in half moon bay at 6473 in millbrae from san carlos down to mountain view, looking at 80's. >> south bay also warmer there mid to upper 80's 88 out in morgan hill tomorrow warm out there in livermore. we're seeing 93 more 90's pleasanton as well. 88 in dublin, hayward a little cooler at 78 degrees tomorrow. we're looking at 70's from richmond down to san leandro 80's out in our ended down to castro valley and 90's out there in concord and walnut creek close to triple digits almost out in vacaville tomorrow. 90 for fairfield and santa rosa expected to hit 85 degrees. so here's our 7 day extended forecast. looks like tomorrow is going to be the warmest of the next few days. i should be mostly sunny until sunday. we're actually going to see an increase in our cloud cover. so to be a little cooler that day as well as. >> on monday. back to you guys.
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>> thank you so much, erica. still ahead here at 8 more tiny homes for the homeless could be coming to the east bay. the next city to lay out its proposal to help get when a truck hit my car, the 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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let ouri was hit by a car help yoand needed help. i called the barnes firm. that was the best call i could've made. 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. officials in the city of alameda are taking steps to help people get off the streets and into housing. the first proposal is to convert the existing marina village inn near the oakland estuary into permanent housing. >> the end was already being used to house people during the pandemic is part of the
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state's project room key program. the next option would be building 20 cabins on the city owns lots near the college of alameda. this location would include shared space such as garden and facilities. this all will require a lot of time and money to make the housing reality. but the mayor of alameda says she believes the end result would be worth the effort. gets people off the streets. >> to have a place where they could sleep inside not sleep with one eye open because they were, you know, worried about what would happen. i had to get up and leave go walk someplace to use a bathroom market doors. he's bathroom. but you know, do the things that you and i do. >> no decisions have been made, at least not this week. the city council was only considering proposals from staff. they're hoping to work on specific details and revisit this issue this fall. >> next here at 8.49 or fred warner talks about his record breaking contractmextension. plus, jason dumas has a look at the giants dodgers game
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>> united states has imposed new sanctions on a cuban official in the government brigade for alleged human rights abuses during a government crackdown on protests earlier this month. this comes after president biden ordered his administration to put pressure on cuba's communist government after thousands of cubans protested cuba's foreign minister took to twitter calling the sanctions baseless and slanderous. >> brian entin reports.
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>> videos like this popping up on social media. a mother pleading to get her son back in also it's what a wife begs for husbands, freedom. he's a well-known leader of cuba's largest opposition according to human rights watch more than 500 protesters had been detained since demonstrations started on the island. they stick you in jail and they torture you for years and years and years and it's it's all a psychological torture. lives in miami but has family in cuba. she says one of her loved ones in havana was pulled over by 12 cuban police officers and watched as they beat her friend. what happened when your family member got to the police station where they do. >> they told her straight up that if she didn't. testify against the uprisings. friend would be. >> the list of missing protesters goes on and on. some of the detained are being sentenced in secret trials.
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this woman says her daughter amanda soliah was detained during a protest. this family is looking for daylan betancourt who was locked up for standing up to the regime and the mother of an yellow says their son was sentenced to a year in prison and not even allowed to have a lawyer. he's one of the artists behind the palm tree tv to song that helped spark the protests whereabouts of many of them. i know. >> many have been he then something told her. >> today the biden administration imposed sanctions on cuba is defense minister and the special forces brigade for the suppression of protesters. the sanctions freeze any assets in the u.s. and prohibit us travel. we have course condemn mass detention sham, trials and disappearances that are attempts to threaten the cuban people into silence. >> again, that was brian entin reporting. that was brian entin reporting from miami. >> sorry about that in national news, a partisan split over who will sit on the house select committee in the capitol riot investigation. house speaker nancy pelosi
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rejected 2 of the 5 republicans chosen to sit on the committee. congressman jim banks of indiana and jim jordan of ohio banks and jordan are both staunch supporters of former president trump and voted against certifying president biden's electoral victory in response to gop leaders say if they can't see who they want. republicans will not participate at all. pelosi says committee is moving ahead with its investigation. >> it's my responsibility as speaker of the house. to make sure we get to the truth on this and we will not let their antics stand in the way of that. >> pelosi has created a sham process. unless speaker pelosi reverses course seats all 5 republicans. we will not participate. pelosi says process hiring staff will start next week. >> vice president kamala harris hosted a group of dhaka
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recipients at the white house today. she says the biden administration is vowing to fight to protect the program after a federal judge ruled it unconstitutional last week. the department of justice is challenging the court's decision and the department of homeland security is drafting a new rule to try and protect the program. the white house is also urging congress to act to provide. permanent protections. but many republicans say interested in legalizing were citizens without first securing the border. >> and now kron 4 sports from the 18 t fiber sports desk. >> the giants are trying to take 3 or 4 game from the dodgers out in los angeles in that game right now. it's in the bottom of the 6th inning. it's 3 to one dodgers. we will have a final score for you and highlights once that game. and meanwhile, the 8th they are in seattle taking on the mariners first game of a four-game set. they are up one to nothing in the 6th inning. well,
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yesterday he became the highest-paid linebacker in the game today. fred warner spoke about what it meant to him. he said he wants to be a 40 niner for life in that this was obviously the first step. now we can fully focus on football and get the niners back to the super bowl. but, you know, maybe this time they can win. >> the only thing i wanted was obviously be an honor for for a long time and to and to get what i deserve. >> you know, we did both of those things. it's been something that is kind of just a whirlwind. something i still have the right wrap my mind around. yeah, you know, quite yeah. it's. >> it's a it's a dream come true. but you know, this is just the start. and that's that's what's exciting. >> he is so good. a 125 tackles last year. a new first team all pro now the nfl is taking a hard stance when it comes to minimizing covid outbreaks during this coming season today. the league sent a memo to all teams explaining that if a covid outbreak occurs among or is sparked by
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unvaccinated players and staff and that outbreak results in a team not having enough players to compete in this game. the team will forfeit that game cardinals star receiver deandre hopkins who is not vaccinated. he's not thrilled about the new policy. he briefly question his future in the nfl before quickly, the leading that tweet. i think it kind of came to his senses when he realized all the money at you just quit football, right. because he's does want to get vaccinated. but. to be clear, they're not forcing these players to get vaccinated. they're just saying, hey, if there's an outbreak amongst unvaccinated players and they cause the game to be canceled. it will cause the game to be canceled. that team will get a loss in the cop in the l column in. you guys won't get paid. find this. it is what it is. and it's a new world. governor right. thank you, jason.
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thanks, jason. coming up, we're going to check in with our reporter in tokyo ahead of the summer games are looking at a live picture of. >> world famous a bully, a crossing in the heart of downtown tokyo.
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opening ceremony just a few hours away. here's a live look at all the war. a castle. >> in tokyo, the castle was built back in the mid 15th
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century and is very popular tourist site in tokyo fee ever been there. i have not. i have not. but let's go. yeah. let's there's right there. let's go to >> their 16 hours ahead of us right now. so it's about 01:00pm on friday. there and athletes in the media are continuing to try to navigate strict and strict covid-19 protocols that we bring grant with us. 2. you can go justin surrency explains why you can count on this olympics being unique in a number of ways. >> covid-19 precautions are putting an emphasis on numbers one meter or more space for social distancing. a body temperatures 37.5 degrees celsius or less are very important. sightseeing may be prohibited, but on our media designated routes, you can't deny the numbers that point to an olympics worth watching 30 over 30 us olympians are either current student athlete at stanford university or
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>> from 2016 bronze medal men's volleyball team members. erik shoji and his brother tv khashoggi to gold medal favorite in tokyo and discuss athlete valerie allman. the cardinal will be well represented in tokyo. 15 in tokyo games comes in at the most expensive olympics in history with the total cost of the olympic and paralympic games and over 15 billion dollars. >> a number of olympic medals. us swimmer katie ledecky could end up with 5 games in. >> with 5 gold and one silver the 3 time olympian will be slated for 5 events in tokyo, 3 of which she already has world records in 7 team usa equestrian member philip dunne will compete in his 7th olympics and it's 57 the 2 time gold medalist is the oldest member on the roster. any competed in his first 3 olympics with his native country, australia. 2. that's
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the number of total mascots from both the olympic and paralympic games symbolizing a future full of eternal hope. and 80 emphasizing the english phrase so mighty in tokyo justin surrency kron 4 news. >> so who else is going to come with us to japan when we go will bring the whole game. >> like whole company pay for it. translator. might need that. it they have to go through company is o'clock tonight. but grant and vicki are here for kron 4 news at night. greetings funny to watch are okay. haha, here's what's coming up on kron 4 news at 9 a popular cafe in san francisco, ice cream shop as well. cool unique kind of a clich take place. >> for the second time in less than a year. you got a guy here caught on camera burglarizing the joint stealing children's toys from the front window display. what the shop owner tonight is
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doing to try to make sure something like this doesn't happen again. a pair of oakland restaurants will soon start requiring proof of vaccination. >> or a negative covid test this. if you want to set foot inside the businesses that will start enforcing new covid policy. those stories and more coming up on kron 4 news at 9.
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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at noon. >> with delta. it's not. it's we need people to be vaccinated. it's not time to be unvaccinated time right now is to ensure that you do get the vaccine. >> now at night as covid threatens to come roaring back. it turns out many of the new cases have been linked to the workplace and now 3 bay area counties are recommending workplaces. take new measures to try to keep people safe. good evening, everybody. thanks for joining us tonight on kron 4 news at 9 o'clock. i'm grant lotus and i'm vicki liviakis. as a result employers are being urged to make sure everybody. >> rolls up their keep themselves and everyone around them safe. we'll have more on this story coming up a little later on in the newscast. meantime, in oakland. a restaurant owner plans to require proof of vaccination for all customers. this as


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