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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news, 4. >> good morning and thank you for joining us for the kron 4 morning news today is september 15th on this wednesday. i'm reyna harvey. thank you for joining us this morning. well, hopefully got a chance to get out and vote yesterday because we had a lot of election coverage here was also a little warm and john shrable has been actively given us some updated information about our weather situation this week. john. we get a break today. >> yeah. today is the start of the break and it's good to say that right. we are looking at highs falling from the 90's to the 80's for a whole lot of our inland areas and after
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this, we're looking at even cooler temperatures ahead of us for the rest of the week and into the upcoming weekend. little taste of fall on the last weekend of summer, believe it or not. now, this morning we are in the midst of some low gray. it's definitely our foggy start that we've had so far this week increase marine layer pushing in from the coastline is resulting in spots of low visibility, especially for the north bay in the east bay hills and in portions of the coast. so be mindful of this as you make your way into work this morning. you will be running into some gray skies overhead and some potential of fog depending on where you're at in the bay now 50's and 60's our current temperatures. it's definitely a much more mild start to the day than what we had been seeing. and you can actually think that marine layer for this brentwood your warmer spots along with the oakland actually sitting right at 60 degrees. berkeley san francisco in vallejo each at 56. here's a look ahead at our afternoon after such a foggy start skies will clear out. it's going to stay foggy at
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the coastline, though. so don't expect any sunshine out along the shoreline bayside in inland areas. on the other hand, do clear out and actually are a lot more comfortable today. 70's and 80's for most of these areas. i'm talking the rest of your forecast and even cooler temperatures in the rest of it all. still ahead found the you that i'm looking at the map right now, not seen any major hot spots as you're heading from the east bay into the city. a little under 11 minutes for your drive time there. >> let's also go ahead and get a look at the san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. little under 13 things are looking great. there. let's go ahead and it over look at the richmond sandra fell commute as you head into richmond a little under 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge about 20 as you're traveling into the city in the south and you see an accident along one oh, one northbound de la cruz boulevard in san jose. looks like the off-ramp there is impacted. >> to 40 million americans, 40 million californians and
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thank you for rejecting this recall >> governor gavin newsome will remain in office as voters overwhelmingly rejected the effort to recall him. it's a landslide victory for governor gavin newsome. here are the latest numbers on your screen. voters say no to the recall by about 2 to one margin. and the governor spoke shortly after the race was called and he said it was more than just his job. that was on the line in this election. >> no, it's not. the only thing that was expressed tonight. i want to focus on what we said. yes to as a state. we said yes to science. we said yes to vaccines. we said yes to ending this pandemic. we said yes to people's right to vote without fear of. voter suppression. we said yes to women's fundamental constitutional right to decide for yourself. what she does with her body, her fate and future. we said
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yes to diversity. we said yes to inclusion. we said yes to pluralism. we said yes. all those things that we hold dear as californians and i would argue as americans economic justice, social justice racial justice, environmental justice. our values were california's mate so much progress. all of those things. we're on the ballot. this evening. and so i'm humble. and grateful to the millions and millions of californians that exercise their fundamental right. and express themselves. so overwhelmingly by rejecting the division. by rejecting the citizen by rejecting so much of the negativity that's to find our politics in this country over the course of so many years. we're so much more in common as a state and a nation that we give ourselves credit for.
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i've been all over the state of california. over the last many years. but notably the last 9 months. conservative parts of the state progressive parts of the state folks i know where a vote no and boats that i knew were going to vote yes. on this recall and in turned out to do just that. but one thing that universal everybody. wants to be respected. everyone wants to feel some connection to one another. we all certainly in this pandemic. on the field. those are universal values. >> and this morning we're also taking a look at what motivated voters to turnout in this election. kron four's ella sogomonian breaks down the numbers from some of the exit polls. >> we have exclusive statistics from our inside california politics emerson college exit polls. and we've learned the following from our voters. take a look. we asked them what motivated their decision to either keep governor newsome in office or recall him and nearly 44% said
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the governor newsom's ability to govern was top of the mine and 34.7% said governor newsom's inability to govern was what sent them to the polls. 12.4% said the replacements ability to govern and 9.2% said they replacements inability to govern. of course he is now staying in office, then which of the following issues as most important in determining their vote. covid-19 was of the utmost importance with 21.6% of voters citing it as their major concern. second was listed as something else that 17%. but that was not specified. then came homelessness education, jobs, housing, health care and in last place environment at 3.6%. and finally we asked voters regardless of the recall effort, what they vote to reelect governor newsom in 2022 or do they think that it's time for somebody else. the answers were pretty split on this one. a slight majority 52 and a half percent said that they would reelect governor newsome and 47 and a half percent said it's time
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for somebody new. so now that the governor has survive the recall it looks like he has his work cut out for him. back to you. all right. that was ella sogomonian reporting for us. >> recall coverage continues over on our website. kron 4 dot com. so you can take your phone out right now. scan that qr code that's on your screen. it's going to take you over to our recall election page there. you can find out more information about the results and also our inside bay area politics exit polls. some voters in the north. they cast their vote on more than just the recall of governor gavin newsome. it was also an effort to remove sonoma county district attorney jill ravitch from office over hiring practice tear. well, the latest numbers show the effort to recall have failed with 100% of precincts reporting nearly 78%. voters voted not to remove the da from office following in the footsteps of san francisco and the city of berkeley contra costa county a
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vaccine mandate for certain indoor businesses. kron four's. gayle ong has the details. >> starting september 22nd indoor businesses where masks have to come off restaurants, bars, gyms and fitness studios will require proof of vaccination or a negative covid test contra costa county health officials announcing the new order on tuesday. the best protection in those settings. a stamp. everyone. >> in the setting. you're vaccinated or at least having a negative test. and we think that will make the sitting say for the next the mandate will not apply to grocery stores, department stores and malls. >> that's because people can keep their masks on inside people we spoke with in downtown walnut creek agree with the new rule, especially if you want everything to get back to normal. a man in the little kids. you know, they can get vaccinated. so help if you know. >> on a dose, let's do our part. we haven't been in a pandemic for over a 100 years. >> i think we need to do what we can to get rid of this but both say they rather stick to
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outdoor dining. you can still use it going out. you never know. once you take your mask off you, you know, prone to anything. if they do. >> have proof of vaccines. i will feel comfortable going inside the county adopting a similar vaccine mandate like san francisco and berkeley. >> is hoping to get ahead of another late fall or winter surge is is to get our case rates down now to provide relief for our overburdened hospitals. >> and our schools who are just struggling with very high case rates among schoolchildren workers of these indoor businesses have until november 1st to be fully vaccinated unvaccinated employees will have to test on a weekly basis reporting in walnut creek. gayle ong. >> kron 4 news. happening today. first responders in moraine county are now required to show proof. >> that they are fully vaccinated or be tested weekly for covid-19 the order applies to law enforcement and firefighters and anyone else who could respond to emergency calls. but county says one of the goals is to avoid staffing
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shortages. if first responders test positive and have to quarantine. you will now need to wear masks indoors in solano county until now. it was the only bay area county without a mask mandate. the vote came after city leaders in vallejo benicia rei%stated their own mask mandate which defied the county's mask guidance. california's covid-19 transmission rates are dropping. that's according to the cdc. well, the state's covid transmission level fell from high to substantial the second highest tier as defined by the cdc know california is now one of only 3 states including connecticut and vermont. that fell into this category state health officials credit relatively high vaccination rates indoor masking practices and helping drive down new coronavirus infections. walgreens says customers who registered for covid-19 test may have had their data exposed reports say
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the pharmacies tess registration system exposed the information of its customers on its website. experts say linked to the confirmed tests. reservation gives access to private information with no longer require this includes access to birthdays phone numbers addresses and emails. according to reports, walgreens has yet to fix their system. coming up in the kron 4 morning news gop senators are not supporting the decision to withdraw. >> afghanistan. why they say the move went against advice given directly to the president. and a new covid-19 policies now in effect at the chase center. what you need to know before going to the arena for big events.
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. i'm reyna harvey. the time for you now. 04:14am, we had a very busy tuesday. lot of you all participated and cast your ballot yesterday or stayed up with us over here, kron 4 so we could watch that election coverage come in and today we're in for a cool down. john street will has that update for us. good morning. to pay rain. that is going to be a much cooler day today. really
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nice break from that heat that we had been seeing to start the week. >> 90's. well, there's a couple of them still on the map. but most wiped out and looking at some 80's back out there for our inland spots. outside this morning is showing a lot more cloud cover than we've been seeing. we've been clear during the morning hours for a lot of the bay. but we've been hot during our afternoons working our way back into a cloudy situation out there as marine layer increases, but also a cooler afternoon just around the corner now skies are dry aside from any misty conditions that may be associated with some of the fog that we're in the midst of high pressure ridge certainly still built up in place, keeping conditions warm but not as hot as we have been and we're actually looking at this high getting nudged out by the weekend by this descending, a low pressure area and colder air mass. now this is going to result in showers through the pacific northwest starting on saturday, especially some heavy rainfall in oregon and washington. this rainfall works its way on into the oregon, california border by
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saturday evening. and we will see some shower activity reaching likely the northern part of the bay area into saturday overnight hours and early sunday hours now do expect the potential of some sprinkles maybe even some isolated showers north of the golden gate bridge doesn't look like this activity makes it further south in the golden gate, though, as you can see, it really loses steam. right. as it reaches the bay area as far as air quality goes, it's back to the good to moderate stuff. here's the good news. after a hazy past few days. the next couple of days do look like they'll bring improved air quality. but today likely to still bring a little bit of haze, especially to our inland areas 60's for san francisco's daytime highs today range of 50's and 60's along the coastline and then daytime highs for bayshore cities, mostly falling back into the 70's. we still do have a couple of low 80's, but certainly cooler range of them than yesterday. south bay temperatures. mostly in the low 80's today with san jose and cupertino each 82 as for the east bay look forward to some 70's 80's for highs
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pleasanton and livermore not seeing any 90's for you. danville close but not quite getting there. 87 oakland down to 70 degrees. we do have our low 90 up in vacaville at 92 degrees. sure. beats being alone. triple digit temperature, though. you're 10 degrees cooler than you were yesterday. here's a look ahead at our next 7 days conditions out there. only getting cooler as we work our way into the weekend. little bit on the cloudier side come saturday as we do see that cold front approaching and we do see some overnight showers looking likely saturday night into sunday morning thank you for that. let's get a look at your traffic on this wednesday morning. if you're headed. >> from the east bay into the city. a little under 10 minutes. traffic is pretty light at this hour. that's the good news. the san mateo bridge as you head across towards the peninsula. little under 13. no major delays there. let's look at the richmond. sandra fell comey as you head out of richmond. a little under 9 for you to make it across towards san rafale and the golden gate bridge skies. much clearer this morning. so 20 minutes as you head into the city. starting
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today. if you attend an event at the chase center. you're going to have to show proof of vaccination in order to get insight. the city health department is no longer allowing vaccination exemptions for events was 1000 or more spectators at the arena. so that means negative covid test will not be accepted for entry. only proof of full vaccination sections disease. experts say this is a smart decision, especially with the delta covid variant circulating right now. kids 12 and under can get vaccinated. so if those kids go to a large event at the chase center. the going to have to provide proof of a negative test given within 72 hours of the event start time. san francisco police department looking for this missing 12 year-old boy, his name is sam roads. they say he was reported missing yesterday. police say roads walked away from his middle school on the 400 block of church street around 08:00am they say he was seen walking
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towards 18th street. rhodes is 5 foot 8, a 105 pounds has black hair brown eyes. he was last seen wearing a dark gray hooded sweatshirt dark colored pants, black shoes carrying a blue white and gray. but back if you have any information about his whereabouts call. the police department. bart and the ntsb are investigating an accident after a woman died at the powell street station in san francisco on monday. officials say 41 year-old amy adams boarded a dublin bound train with that dog tethered to her waist. but at the last second, right as the doors were closing. she got that rain, but the dog did not follow her that rain begin moving with the dog still inside. adams was dragged on to the tracks below since she was still attached to the dog. ntsb says they're investigating the incident to the fullest extent. >> w looking at the
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functionality of the door system, finding out things like the operational procedures for getting on and off the train will also be gathering. reported surveillance videos of the people. >> a bart spokesperson is calling the accident a tragic loss of life. adding the following all safety protocols. the dog was not hurt during that incident. breaking international news from overnight. north and south korea have each tested ballistic missiles just hours apart from each other. south korea's presidential office said it conducted its first underwater launch ballistic missile test that s follow 2 short range north korean ballistic missile launches wednesday's launches were a violation of un security council resolutions that bar north korea from engaging in any ballistic missile activities. some republican senators are criticizing the biden administration's decision to withdraw from afghanistan after a classified briefing jessi tenure explains
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why the senators are not supporting that decision. >> yes. what joe biden when going anywhere, gop senators left a classified briefing tuesday with plenty to say about the biden administration's response to the afghan government collapse and the evacuation efforts that followed were not don't let the military take the fall for this alabama senator tommy tuberville question whether the withdrawal was a military or political decision and mississippi. senator roger wicker said they learned more during the closed meeting with the former commander of us forces in afghanistan. but president biden decided to do was contrary to the advice of senior military leadership. president biden has said he based the decision to end the military mission on the unanimous recommendation of his civilian and military advisors, there's no way. to put it pretty face of this and tennessee. senator marsha blackburn warned leaving behind american citizens, green card holders and afghan
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allies sends the wrong message to the rest of the world. our enemies do not fear us and our allies do not know they can trust us. but during back-to-back hearings on the hill this week secretary of state antony blinken defended the administration's response. there's no evidence that staying longer would have made the afghan security forces. >> or the afghan government any more resilient. >> blinken said the president inherited the trump administration's deal with the taliban to end the war, but no plan to make it happen. president biden immediately faced the choice between ending the war. we're escalating. still ahead on the kron 00:00am morning news robbers pointed gun at a 10 year-old boy and his mom. >> what led up to that incident and the efforts to find those responsible. well,
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turning now to our wildfire coverage. it's been one month since the caldor fire first sparked in eldorado county. well, since then, the flames spread into out pine and ahmed or counties. thousands were forced to evacuate the caldor 5 or more than 219,000 acres and is 69% contained destroyed more than 1000 buildings while damaging 81 more. it's also been 2 months since the dixie fire started on july 14th. the second largest fire in our state's history spread to 5
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counties burning more than 960,000 acres. more than 1300 buildings including much of the town of greenville were also destroyed. the fire is now 75% contained. investigators are still trying to determine what caused that fire. cal fire law enforcement officers arrested someone they suspect of sparking the hopkins fire in mendocino county. that fire started sunday afternoon. cal fire says it burn numerous homes damage utilities and critical infrastructures that fire 257 acres and is now 60% contained. and still ahead of the kron 00:00am morning news senate democrats are pushing a new voting rights bill. >> the new standards and would set if past. welcome back to
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the kron 4 morning news. i'm reyna harvey. the time for you now for 29. >> am on this wednesday morning. we had a busy tuesday for was bringing coverage around the clock of the election. now that we have the results in the updates and we'll talk about that in a moment. john, we're also talking about the weather. he said we have a little break because the past 2 fans on simultaneously last night had
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to do the same today. hopefully that will happen. >> yeah. hopefully we are going to be cool enough. whether that you won't have to. that's personal preference as far as those 80's go, it's going to be feeling cooler. but you still might want to turn that fan on just a little bit because it's going to be it's not near as warm as we have been, which is a nice change of pace for sure working our way in the right direction. now looking outside this morning. we do have a little bit of low cloud cover out there change from the past couple of mornings when it was crystal clear for a whole lot of the bay area around this point. can't see any of your view of berkeley down below. and we do have some areas of fog, especially for the north bay right along the coastline and in the east bay hills. so want you to know that before you venture out this morning may take it just a econd longer and your commute. if you do encounter one of these lower visibility areas. now 50's and 60's our current temperatures. it is a crew will slightly more mild start to the morning. even though it is a cooler afternoon just around the corner. so a nice way to kick off this morning and look at where we're heading as far as


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