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>> from the bay area's news station. you're watching kron. 4 news news at 6. >> and now it's 6 o'clock of an editorial candidate. larry elder making a stop in the bay area. the conservative radio host turned leading replacement candidate in the upcoming recall race against governor newsome. he's already raised more money than most of the competition. that's despite the fact he entered the race up to pretty much the last minute. good evening, everybody. thank you for joining us for kron 4 news at 6. i'm catherine heenan. pam moore has the night off. and i'm ken wayne elder talk to the crowd at calvary chapel church in san jose this afternoon kron four's amanda hari us there now live with. so what. >> he had to say to that crowd. amanda. >> larry elder is just one of
more than 40 candidates running in this recall election, but he still feels that he could be the candidate that wins it all. if you take a look at your screen. you can see what it looked like. you just how many people failed calvary chapel to hear him speak this afternoon. he spoke about bringing people who moved out of california back by reducing the cost of a home. he said he would do this by changing environmental regulations when building homes. elder says he wants to find a way to remove homeless people from the streets that suffer from mental illness. he also said he would remove some rules and precautions when it comes to covid-19. >> is. >> elder also said that he supports traditional family values and police while the crowd was mostly in support of
elder. they him at one point during this event today. we'll have more on that part of the story on kron news at 8 live in san jose. amanda hari kron 4 news. >> well, republican gubernatorial candidate caitlyn jenner kicked off a campaign tour that will take her across the state. she began the day in venice beach trying to highlight the state's homeless crisis. she has not really detailed how she would tackle the problem did talk directly about the recent cleanup of the boardwalk area. jenner came under fire in july might remember when she suggested moving homeless people to big open fields to place their temps. >> since i've lived in malibu for the last 45 years. i used to come to venice all the time and it is gone down so bad with the homeless issue that you don't even want to walk down the street and nobody wants to come here. this has to change.
>> and jenner is ending the day in orange county. >> with us in a week until recall ballots hit mailboxes the california republican party is targeting hispanic voters in an effort to get more people to vote. governor newsome out of office. this comes after our recent inside california politics poll show that the majority of hispanics would vote to recall newsom on force. ashley zavala has an exclusive look at how the party is hoping to accomplish this. >> dozens of california gop volunteers gathered for a virtual workshop thursday the focus build relationships and gain support for governor gavin newsom's recall from latino voters with this governor camp by is the people of california and the movement that's been created by his failed leadership. the group plans to spend the next month in gauging with latinos to religious and community groups going door to door and propping up phone banks. they're working to reach business owners impacted by shutdowns and lower-income let
the you know, is affected by the state's taxes and housing issues. thursday's workshop comes after all, recent inside california politics. emerson college poll showed growing support for governor gavin newsom's recall. >> 54% of hispanic respondents said they would vote to remove the governor from office studies show about 30% of californians voting population is latino what our job is that the california republican party is to make sure we turn those voters out. i know you are the first gop chairwoman. >> what do you think is just not sitting well with this group when it comes to this governor. >> well, i think within the latino community, there are some very specific issues that are in trouble to our everyday life in that pursuit of happiness. number one is being able to find a good job so that you can provide for your family. number 2 is making sure that your children have a good education so that they can have a better life. and number 3 is making sure that our streets are safe. see a gop officials say the group
now has 64,000 volunteers. a 52% increase from the last election cycle. those volunteers are set to mobilize on the gop is day of action. this upcoming saturday. >> the group that knowledge is there's a lot of work to do in a little bit of time in sacramento. ashley zavala kron 4 news. we're now about a month away until california's upcoming recall election in kron. 4 wants to make sure you know who is on the ballot. there's a lot of candidates. >> you can see the major republican candidates go head to head in a debate later this month. >> inside california politics is hosting the debate right here at kron. 4 studio it airs live next thursday night, august 19th at 07:00pm. >> another big story tonight. the city of san francisco. it is about to become the first major us city to require proof of vaccination for many indoor businesses and large events. the one of a kind move by the city comes during a surge in coronavirus cases and hospitalizations kron four's. maureen. kelly reports.
>> starting august, 20 of people will be required to show proof they are fully vaccinated before going inside what the city is calling high contact indoor businesses such as places that serve food and beverages where people to take their masks off to eat and drink bars restaurants. theaters and entertainment venues as well as indoor gyms and fitness centers. also large indoor event of a 1000 people or more and proof of a negative test result is not going to cut it. this new mandate only applies to those currently eligible for the vaccine. so kids under 12 will still be able to go inside a restaurant. the mayor says this is an effort to combat a new surge in cases driven by the delta variant is to protect the workers is to protect kids. it's protect those who can't get vaccinated is to make sure that we don't go backwards is to make sure. i never have to get up in front of you and say. >> i'm sorry. i know we just reopen and now the city is closed again because we're
seeing too many people die. and it's not just patrons by october 13th. >> the same types of businesses will have to get proof of vaccination from their workers as well. vaccines armor. they are our life jackets. they are parachutes. our way out. of this pandemic. one man drowning his sorrows of the recent loss of an unvaccinated friend to the virus had no problem with the new added barrier to coming inside employees need it. you the you know, the the patrons eat it. >> says to keep everybody safe that. so, you know, that's. >> you know, i just want this to be over the phone. >> the new health order does not apply to people picking up to go orders. it also does not apply to those who choose to sit outside maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> and we continue our team coverage on san francisco's vaccine mandate kron four's haaziq madyun has reaction from some local businesses. >> 3 key sectors of san
francisco's business community fitness centers, restaurants and bars are on the front lines in terms of engaging with customers about vaccination status. so how do they feel about mayor london breed now requiring that customers show proof of being vaccinated. >> we firing of vaccinations for folks going to the gym is actually a very good you know, health focused him straight to start with and so if we can give our clients that are coming just one more way air of confidence that they're going to have to work out in a healthy environment. >> we're all benjamin bleiman of the san francisco bar owners alliance says his group weeks ago by asking customers to show proof of being vaccinated after a poll we did over 80% of our of our membership responded. they would like to go through with that. and we declare that we will be. >> only allow unvaccinated individuals to hang out indoor and our stab lish meant they made a lot of but in actual
practice, it actually was a little bit of a nothing if anything, almost every single person who walk through our doors that we're hearing about was happy about it, how to approach customers about showing proof of being vaccinated in a restaurant setting. >> presents a different set of challenges says the executive director of the golden gate restaurant association. laurie thomas, we are wanting to check the id with the that i grew up in wisconsin. we didn't have ideas when i was young. it was very easy for different people to do stuff. so we want everybody want to say here's laurie, here's your proof of vaccination. this is the same person. this is going to be something to be asked to do and then providing some tools we requested some tools for the restaurant's be able to say yes, i checked this person's id. yes, i checked this person's a proof of vaccination. so we're going to be trying to leverage all of that has made you kron. 4 news. >> the city of berkeley. my son impose the very same mandate berkeley's mayor saying in a tweet today san francisco's decision to require proof of vaccination
for many indoor activities is a move. i welcome which is based on scientific evidence as an effective way to mitigate the spread of covid berkeley is currently exploring this. stay tuned for details. our team coverage of san francisco's new health order continues with kron forcefully to go. all he talked with east bay commuters who spent a lot of time in the city to get their reactions to the new policy. >> we spoke with 8 commuters at the pleasant hill bart station who shared their opinions on san francisco. requiring indoor businesses obtain every patrons covid-19 vaccination status before entry. i'm in agreement with that reality to people that are vaccinated. they're getting the virus anyways, their reasoning varied. but all agreed with the city's new health order. it said would hurt. you know, you never know between who's wearing a mask, not wearing a mask. it's one of those things that will get us out of this pandemic faster to get people vaccinated sure. we're all just say the vaccines are safe and prevent
serious illness. people who work in and commute to san francisco say there is enough science to prove getting inoculated provides protection for the public. i don't think it's extreme. everybody has that. >> if the and other things and maybe the you don't have you and you do >> months rubella. and enjoy this because you will. >> that's an aide some say getting people to keep their masks is a bigger concern. i do think they should allow you into their store no matter if you're vaccinated or not. as long as you're wearing a mask and keep proper distance from everybody that's my and your i agree with you. if you're not >> you know, you're taking the risk the businesses have the right to make their own decisions there. but. >> it's a pretty small ask for the public health. we reached out to contra costa health services on whether or not it may adopt san francisco's new
policy. >> same with the alameda county public health department. both saying there will be no changes to current health orders at this time. but will monitor how the new policies roll out in san francisco in new york and will notify the public. if there is a change in pleasant hill. philippe djegal >> and coming up tonight at 6.30. we're going to be joined live by a doctor from carbon health to get a better understanding of this new vaccine mandate and what to expect when you enter a business in san francisco. that interview in less than 30 minutes coming up, some students in the bay area already back in the classroom while others are just days away. >> we're going hear from the u.s. secretary of education and his message to students and teachers. also it's been a pretty rough year for children with distance learning a lot of isolation. we've got advice from a pediatrician on getting children ready to go back to school. >> i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow bit hazy around the bay area. still some smoke in our
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>> students across the country are getting ready to reenter the classroom this fall at the same time that covid cases are surging across the nation education secretary miguel cardona wants all teachers, all eligible students too. get vaccinated now kron four's, washington correspondent kellie meyer joins us live and
has more on this. kelly. >> good evening. happening can while the education secretary says schools are better equipped to handle the pandemic. then they were last year. but he says they can keep schools safe if teachers and eligible students continue to get the vaccine. >> really do believe that that's the best strategy we have to get our schools open and not disrupted education secretary miguel cardona says more shots and students arms is the key to keeping schools open in the 2021 2022 school year. >> and not just students. teachers to wear at 90% educators getting vaccinated. we need a wall. cardona stopped short of saying the federal government should mandate vaccines in schools saying that should be a local decision let's support educational leaders let support of boards of education that are putting in strategies to try to keep our kids in school because they've been disrupted enough. the push for vacciiation comes as cases of
the highly transmissible delta variant search where we have high rates of of action on as where we have lower rates of vaccination. cdc director doctor rochelle walensky says vaccines bring safety and masks should be worn by those too young to receive them. how are you going to keep 6 year-old all day in the classroom. republican florida senator marco rubio says vaccines not masks are the solution and suggest school based vaccination sites will help reach unvaccinated students that might make it a lot easier for parents to be able to get that done. >> and the education department is also calling for pop up vaccine clinics at schools to reach more students and keep the doors open throughout the school year. >> kelly here in california teachers and staff members are going to be required to get the covid vaccine to the education center. secretary say whether this might happen in other states across the country. >> well, he did answer questions about california's
move. and he did say that it means 2 things that they are prioritizing the health and safety and that's driving their decision and that they want students back in the classroom. but he did say that this is up to local school boards and a local superintendents to decide based on the rates in their communities. he did say that they are going to make sure that students staff and teachers are safe and he reiterated the message, quote, don't be the reason schools get disrupted. all right. kelli meyer live in washington for us tonight. thanks very much, kelly. >> lowell high school in san francisco is one of the first schools to shut down when the pandemic first hit. it has now reopened for the new school year. it closed in march of last year after a student contracted the virus from a relative and that set the stage for a year of distance learning no extracurricular activities. a lot of isolation from peers. but low high's principal says this year will be a fresh start for everyone.
>> i'm looking forward to new my background in education came because i was that is to make sure the square meter. so i love the extracurricular opportunities that students have been released connecting with their learning in the classroom outside of the costume, all the leadership so what seen assemblies and other opportunities for students to interact. i'm really excited for that and to be able to do that. well, fixing that a lot of the equity issues that we experience in east and that will we have a lot of work to do. but what this pandemic taught is that we can have the beginnings and really utilize or technology to get to get the job done. and i'm super excited. >> and as a as a as at other campuses. students will be wearing masks and taking other measures to stay safe. >> armed with their backpacks and face mask children in the milpitas unified school district also return to the classroom today. we talked with m usd superintendent cheryl johnson earlier and she says the parents of students and staff. all enthusiastic about being back on campus. despite having to wear their masks all the time. she says
they're just excited to be back. she went on to say that there's been an element of anxiety with regard to in-person learning and the pandemic. she is optimistic about the school year. >> i heard, for example, from one of our staff members that it just felt right. it felt right finally to be back at school with people in the classrooms rather than behind is in spring. so we're very excited to start this new 2021 2122 school year where we're ready. what we've from our health experts that we will get throug new delta variant. and we will just continue to thrive as we have here in see because it's really about family and it's about having the best team ever to that worked together when we have difficult times like this. >> in addition to returning to in-person learning schools within the milpitas unified district are offering a virtual program as well.
>> a lot of parents have been busy shopping for things like school supplies and clothing. but experts are reminding them to also be aware of their children's mental and emotional health. the last school year did for students to distance learned to give up things like sports and extracurricular activities. they didn't see france much experts say one way to support children. now is to talk about what in-person learning is going to look like. >> encouraging parents to talk to the kids what school is going to look like. they'll be still masks on indoors. and the safety layers of what they're going to be doing encouraging the kids to feel like what they do washing hands wearing their masks is actually a way of protecting other people is a really hopeful message for young children. us are going back. they feel like they're part of it and they have a sense of control as well. >> doctor says it is also wise to involve your child's pediatrician to answer any questions you might not feel fully equipped to answer all
this week. kron 4 and kronon are helping you get ready to head back to school will tell you about covid protocols of local schools will offer advice too parents and -pstudents, too. get kronon ready for school. you can scan the qr code on your screen will take you right to your app store and you can download the kron on app free. all right. now to our 4 zone forecast as we're looking live over the city. >> downtown looks nice and clear. but lawrence, i saw some other pictures where the fog is really rolling in again. yeah. we have the fog. we have the monsoon right. those clouds coming overhead as well. so a little bit of everything around the bay area today and here comes that fog coming back on shore right now. we'll see more of that tonight and up above the monsoon and then you have a little hazy atmosphere, a little smoke from the fires in northern california overlooking san francisco. you've got some of the monsoon that continues to roll in there that sea breeze has been blowing it has been little blustery in spots near the coastline today temperatures right around the average or
slightly below that in the san francisco today, 6673 in oakland 83 degrees in san jose above normal in livermore 90 to 92 in hot in concord and 79 degrees in santa rosa, kind of an active day. the monsoon came back that some tropical moisture coming up on the south for the sierra nevada numerous thunderstorms popping up in that direction. those will start to settle down, though, as the sun begins to set. but overnight tonight partly cloudy skies, you'll still see some patchy fog down below and up above. you're going to see some of the monsoon continue to buy tomorrow mix of sunshine and some clouds will still some lingering monsoon clouds out there as well. and this weekend will start heating things up. it's going to get hot. specially inland think some places approaching triple digits as we head towards saturday and possibly sunday outside right now you're looking at 74 degrees in san jose to 76 in fremont right now 59 with some patchy fog and pacific 80 over the hill and san mateo 84 degrees in little more 73 of loan 72 degrees in the bottle. 63 much cooler in the petaluma. i think by tomorrow afternoon
we're going to see some sunshine in the mix of some high level clouds are going to see the monsoon roll on by temperatures still in the 90's inland. you'll see a lot of 70's 80's around the bay coastal areas to look at that sea breeze and some 60's coming up over the next couple days. yeah, it's going to be hot spots this weekend saturday in the upper 90's in some areas. well, inland, same with sunday that will cool things down on monday and tuesday and looks like even below average, much cooler by the middle of next week. thank you, lawrence. coming up, the pandemic is putting an extra strain on emergency workers across the state. across the state. >> what's now being done about why hide your skin if dupixent has your moderate-to-severe eczema, or atopic dermatitis under control? hide our skin? not us. because dupixent targets a root cause of eczema, it helps heal your skin from within, keeping you one step ahead of it. and for kids ages 6 and up, that means clearer skin, and noticeably less itch. hide my skin? not me. by helping to control eczema with dupixent,
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at some point you actually have to touch a patient before you can even get certify right to be able to practice as a parent paramedic. >> in an effort now to attract more paramedics to san bernardino amr's offering a $15,000 signing bonus. >> coming up next on kron 4 news at 6 in san francisco mandate vaccine requirements for indoor settings. what does that mean for bars. gyms entertainment venues and restaurants going to be joined live with a doctor from c