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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 00:00am morning news at >> good morning, everybody. thank you for joining us here at 08:00am we're waking up on a tuesday morning to some pretty. >> well. nice conditions out there right now. exactly. looks radar. be in for daryn fulsome today. this is already celebrating her thanksgiving and we're thankful over here. we are for morning news from anything. and we're thankful that we don't have stormy weather to contend with as we're making our way around grandma's house for thanksgiving. good morning, john. yeah, definitely no worries as far as weather goes travels going to be easy. >> doing that shop under those g errands is going to be easy to. so all you need to know as you're getting outside today as it does feel a little bit cooler into this a little bit windier which only adds to that brisk feel really nice and bright behind me and looking at coit tower. also on a very sunny note this morning. we are going to be
looking at another foggy day for our inland valleys, especially out towards the central valley. we have some low cloud cover hanging out above san jose out to the east bay as well. now, as far as current temperatures go coldest for the north bay currently in the 30's for some areas like santa rosa napa and ana, the rest of us in the 40's 50's to start jackets on this morning and keep him on him today into the afternoon. reyna john, thank you for that. all right. let's start of the bay bridge traveling from the east bay into the city. we've got. >> several smaller accidents that have slows down a bit. a little under 14 minutes at this time heading into the city is also head over look at the san mateo bridge. i'm not seeing any major delays. we're seeing a little slow in a long one. oh, one, but a little under 14 minutes to make that drive. it's the richmond center fell commute that has been the slowest this morning. spill debris. it's been across several lanes for most of the morning. so a little under 16 minutes to make your commute if you're heading across towards san rafale. that will
leave you with a look at the golden gate bridge traveling from the north bay into the city. a little under 21 minutes. we'll have more weather and traffic on this holiday week for you. but for now, let's get back to some of our top story. yeah. and happening right now police in union city are looking for a missing 13 year-old. his name is asked to. there's his picture. >> he was last seen about 8 o'clock or so last night on union city boulevard. he was also wearing a gray hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans and black shoes. so if you see him, if you can know where he is. let police know. also in the news this morning, another big story, major changes coming downtown walnut creek after we saw that recent smash-and-grab robbery at nordstrom's and probably pas 80 people how my goodness ransacking of a lot of people upset by those images that we've been seeing. we're now learning what was taken there. camila barco is live in walnut creek with some details for us. good morning. camilla. >> good morning you guys. so let's talk about the preventative measures. the city is taking. the mayor says that all hands are on deck.
they're adding more police officers to the area one is actually stationed right here on this street. stores are closing earlier and they've also set up these barricades here on broadway plaza that they're not allowing any cars up and down this street and this is going to stay this way. through the holidays. now. like i said, we're currently at broadway plaza. take a look at this map. it's located in downtown walnut creek. this is the shopping district and the strip is full of stores, including nordstrom. but on monday about 10 stores turned off their lights before their normal times. now employees say that was for the safety of customers and themselves after the wild scene that played out on saturday. police say about 25 cars drove up to nordstrom on broadway plaza about 80 people ransacked the store jumped back into those cars and drove away. police say they ran off with up to $200,000 in merchandise. want to creeks mayor says officers
are working overtime. now the city has more officers on duty throughout the shopping district, you're going to see them in the morning the afternoon and at night he's closed off broadway plaza to traffic at least through christmas and stores are also cutting back their hours now. he tells me he's talking with other mayors and police departments across the region on how to coordinate. >> this isn't all regional problem. this is not an isolated city incident. we're seeing these kind of brazen robberies throughout the region and so working with fellow mayors to make sure that we are doing all we can throughout all the different cities and encouraging and insisting that the da's office charge and prosecute every one of these criminals to the fullest extent of the law. we cannot let them out. we cannot let people think they can get away with this in walnut creek or anywhere in the bay area. >> now looters 3 employees in
nordstrom on saturday. police arrested 3 people. but doesn't ran away and officials are still reviewing video and trying to find the people responsible. but the city mayor tells me that he has it is in contact with the employees here at nordstrom. the store closed earlier than usual yesterday and that looks to be the way that other stores are going about it after what happened on saturday night. so if you are planning to shop here in walnut creek or anywhere across the bay area. call ahead. you don't want to over there in cases stores are closing earlier than usual rayna james, back to you. thank you for that. we know that's going to disrupt a lot there. but hopefully keeps people safe. thank you for that camila. >> 8. '05, that i'm speaking of keeping people safe police really up their presence at union square in san francisco yesterday because of the recent robberies that we saw there groups of people, robin vandalized, more than a half dozen stores in the area friday night, including including the louis baton right there on union square.
and in fact, now you need a reservation to get inside. they're not going let and while some shoppers say, yeah, they do still feel safe there despite the uptick in crime. some of the business owners tell us a different story. they think maybe it's time to leave. >> everything's on the table right now and we love the city. gump's has been part of san francisco and part of union square for over 150 years. we help build this vibrant area. it would be extremely disappointing for us to have to pack up and leave. >> san francisco police say that the burglaries at union square. we're coordinated as of this morning. they've been able to arrest 9 suspects connected to those crimes. we'll see if any more follow. >> well in the south bay police in san jose are now saying 2 different robberies at 2 malls across the street from one another might have been coordinated as well. they say a group of robbers stole about $40,000 worth of merchandise from the lululemon store and santana roll. this happened sunday night around the same time. police say at least 2 people hit the valley.
fair mall right across the street. they still roughly $7,000 worth of goods from a sunglass hut. there. >> whoever was waiting outside and multiple vehicles. let me add that it was just wasn't one or 2 cars. it was 4, 5, cars. they're planning to load all these cars fully with merchandise. who knows. i tried to stop him, but they indicated they were willing to run me over. so backed off. >> no arrests have been made in either of those robberies and there's no information on a possible suspect. but there is a larger security presence at santana row. >> ahead of black friday shopping. in the east bay. this dramatic video shows a group of 9 people fleeing the sam's jewelers inside of southland mall. this happened sunday night around 5.30, police say the group used hammers to smash open the display case and grab whatever they could. police say the jewelry store was the only location in the mall that was targeted. no arrests have been made in this now, this is the 3rd time in the past 2 weeks that a group of robbers used
hammers to still jewelry from a bay area mall. similar crimes also happened in concord and fairfield. >> well, governor newsome is now stepping in in to help protect stores here in the bay area. the governor announced that he's directing the chp to start increasing their presence near major retail centers all across the bay. fact, hn says the increased presence will continue through the holiday season with the governor saying it's been in contact with local mayors with police departments and stores to try come up with additional ways to stop these thieves. we want real accountability. >> we want people prosecuted and we want people to feel safe this holiday season. >> the governor also announced a proposed increase in next year's state budget to try and combat retail crime. well with this rising fest, you might be wondering if maybe you should change the way you shop this holiday season just to stay safe in fact, local security experts say how you shop could very well be the difference in determining whether you're become a victim or not.
>> you should be aware of where the nearest exit is getting out of the store is your best option. gain as much distance as you can from the people who are committing the crimes and also put items in for a hard items that poll that is attached to the closing 3 feet from you. you might have to grab that thing. you know, snap it off and use it to defend yourself. obviously you want to. that goes back to where it is right. you want to be a personally aware what's going on. >> hopefully you're never confronted by any of these thieves. if you, you know, follow the example of this one person here in the video that was taken last week. you can see them ducking into that photo booth to try and make sure that the heat weren't seen by the thieves who in the background were smashing the jewelry store making off with $50,000 worth of jewelry. that was in a fairfield mall. experts recommend that high getaway, whatever you can don't confront the criminals. that's good advice. >p now in the east bay. there was an attempted robbery at a blonde dispensary in san leandro. it happened early yesterday morning and like all other retail test. we've seen
recently. police say multiple people pulled up in several cars. but when they tried to force their way in. they got into a shootout. the store security. luckily no one was injured. but the gunman did get away. was just the and the designer stores that were robbed over the weekend. we're showing you video of a group of burglars. they broke into the blood and more dispensary. that's right near the coliseum. now, the owners tell us he believes the burglars came from a sideshow that was happening nearby. people started scaling the fence before storming in raiding display cases. 7 minutes later security arrive to chase them off. and with these recent attacks on marijuana related businesses owners say they're getting fed up with paying high taxes and not getting much in return when it comes to police response. >> extra security. and the taxes. we talk about tax try potentially we're talking a pick in the mayor's office. we don't know what we can do, but its top action would kind of talk.
>> this was just one of several incidents that took place and they are asking people and anyone with information to come forward about that. oakland police chief leronne armstrong held a news conference yesterday to address the crimes. we're going to have more on that in the next half hour. >> well, new this morning, a big rig and a train had accident. this was in san pablo about a 15 last night on chelsea avenue, right real boulevard. that big rig was carrying cars when it was hit. now those cars and other flying several 100 yards. part of the train came off the tracks. the truck driver of the train engineer. they had some minor injuries, but nothing worse than that. there were 30 passengers on the train at the time. but we're told none of them were hurt. we'll take a break at 8.11. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news new details about the man accused of plowing into a car, a crowd at a christmas parade in wisconsin will tell you more about that person's past. plus breaking news we're following this morning. the biden administration taking a big
step to try and lower our gas prices here. >> and everywhere across the country and also after the break, another tahoe ski resort delaying its opening because of the lack of snow, john and lots of sunshine out there. that's the problem. james. it's been too warm and too dry. we'll have the snow. we saw in october is just now melted off. we're going to stay this way all the way through the thanksgiving holiday and into the start of december with sunshine and just a slightly cooler afternoon on tap for us in the bay. your forecast is still to bay. your forecast is still to come. hi honey! hi mommy! oh i missed you! you just want to video call the kids. ok. hush little baby...don't say a word... but if slow upload speeds turns your goodnight call into an accidental horror movie... can you hear me? shut it down. just remember. you're not a bad mom. you just need better internet. at&t fiber delivers faster upload speeds for more reliable video calls. get at&t fiber, plans starting at $35 a month for a year.
>> i will. another ski resort is pushing back its opening because of the dry weather just to drive sugar bowl was supposed to open this friday, but they say they need to postpone until the weather allows for them start ski and snowboard season. well, they say they are showing they're going to be able to open. but once they know they're going make an announcement and that's when james will make his debut left on the slopes. not going to happen, but i'll be up there with just be enjoying some hot cocoa. this video clearly. >> old video from when they used to have john's got a live look now what it's like this morning and is nothing there now it looks like summer, get it looks like summer. lake tahoe. >> yeah, it does look like it only clinging to the high peaks in the remnant of snow is so kind of sad to see that also beautiful. does them. it's a bike. still cabin where
years nice again. lake tahoe's break to visit any at the time of year, snow or not as long as the hot chocolate in the hot that's all that really mattered but yeah, it is kind of dry up there for sure. we er that really lifted the spirits of everyone who wanted do some skiing and snowboarding earlier in the season, unfortunately, just hasn't really panned out this november. all the storms that we were seeing were just too warm to be seeing a lot of us accumulation of snow fall and now we've just seen the tap dry out. one of the reasons for that is the jet stream is sending all that rain and snow well, to the north. so while we did have that atmospheric river and over early october that brought us to wrenshall rainfall in parts of the bay area that is shifted up into western canada now, areas like british columbia, northern washington are seeing a day lose of rain that's resulted in flooding for them. that's a moisture. just not making it our direction even with the cold front that slid across the region last night. all
it's doing for us is bringing a little bit of clouds this morning. a bit of a brisk day ahead with windier and slightly cooler conditions for your tuesday tomorrow we're going to stay on the cooler side of things yet again before temperatures do begin to climb towards the latter part of the week into thanksgiving, black friday and the weekend after the holiday. all this is going to come along with good travel weather as you're heading back home, maybe from your destinations 60's for your highs in sf today as well as for most of the coast. that's the way we're going to be for inland areas to with south san francisco at 65 saying carlos at 66 south bay temperatures, a solid 10 degrees cooler in some spots than yesterday. fremont at 65 today. same number for you oakland actually. and for the north bay really not much different sonoma. also at 65 degrees has also will be petaluma. now tomorrow's highs right around the same as today's and really the same for thursday on thanksgiving friday saturday, sunday and monday will be a little bit warmer highs back in the mid to upper 60's and
even a few 70's and notice not even a chance of rainfall all the way through this forecast. as we round out november. all right, john, thanks for that. all right. let's get a look at your traffic today. heading into the city. a little under 2 minutes for your drive time. there. >> also, as you're traveling the san mateo bridge a little under 14 minutes for your drive as you're heading across towards the peninsula checking out. the richmond sandra fell bridge. this is where we've had the delay today. we've had scattered debris all across of the bridge here. so as you're traveling definitely want to take your time and give yourself a little more time. about 15 minutes traveling out of richmond across towards san rafale and the golden gate bridge 20 minutes as you're heading into the city will have more weather and traffic. for now. let's go back to our top stories. all right. well, despite a missing required blood alcohol test. >> former raiders wide receiver henry ruggs will be allowed to remain on house arrest after all. but there will be some changes while he awaits his trial. he'll now have to wear a continuous
alcohol monitor on one ankle in a gps monitor on the other. he's accused of driving drunk on november second, when it caused an accident that killed a 23 year-old woman and her dog. ruggs is charged with felony counts of dui resulting in death and faces up to 40 years behind bars if convicted. another big story this morning. any moment now. the jury could begin deliberations in the trial for the murder of arbery odd arbery in georgia was about an hour ago that the prosecution wrapped up its final rebuttal. and so right now the judge is reading the jury instructions before deliberations begin arbery was shot and killed last year when he was jogging through his georgia neighborhood, father and son greg and travis mcmichael and their neighbor. william bryan is charged with the murder. >> well, in national news. we're learning more information about what happened at a holiday parade and the suspect accused of driving that suv that plowed through the parade. meantime, the community in waukesha held a vigil to support the families of the 5 people who
were killed and the other ones that were injured. we have kelsey kerns teen with the latest there. >> police tell us that brooks is playing a domestic disturbance call just minutes prior. we're also learning has an extensive criminal history. in fact, he was released from jail just 3 days before the crash. new details surrounding the criminal history of the man police say was behind the wheel of the red suv driven through the waukesha christmas parade. darryl brooks faces 5 counts of intentional homicideh for the deadly incident. we actually had a squad and barricades up. >> and he drove right through the barricades officers when officers tried to engage and stop the threat. he still continued through the crowd. >> but documents provided to news nation show brooks was released from jail just 3 days before the incident posting a $1000 bond brooks was previously jailed on charges of resisting arrest battery domestic abuse and reckless endangerment earlier this month. brooks was also charged
in another incident involving a car allegedly running over a woman with a vehicle in a gas station parking lot. brooks also has 2 pending felony cases against him. in addition to the recent arrest, brooks lengthy criminal history leading some to question how he was able to secure such a low bond a statement from the milwaukee county district attorney john reading the state's bail recommendation in this case was inappropriately low and let the nature of the recent charges and the pending charges against mister brooks investigators are also still working to find out what specifically led to the incident police chief dan thompson says he does not believe the crash was domestic terrorism but wants to keep the focus on the victims and the 5 vict
candles, teddy bears and posters. people showing their condolences. and today at 04:00pm brooks is due in court. back to you. >> a 22 is the time. still ahead, been coming up on the kron 4 morning news, a turkey drive under way this morning in san jose to try and help out sacred heart community services. we're going to take you there in a live report. plus concerns over how the federal vaccine mandate could impact the tsa during that holiday travel season. will it slow down your airport travel. well, we'll find out. we're
back at 8.25 governor gavin newsom toured a vaccine clinic out in the mission district to urge people to get their booster shots now that all adults can get to that. exactly. california expanded booster shot eligibility for people over the age of 18 before the cdc. >> and the fda said adults throughout the country could get that extra the governor says the state actually has the lowest covid positivity rate the nation. so great news on that front. but he says just a lot more work to do. so here to celebrate. >> that success of sorts. but soberly and humbly and reminding people of the importance not to let their guard down. >> so the governor says 91% of
all adult californians have received at least one dose. now their covid-19 vaccine. exactly. a lot of people excited about that. and as millions of americans. >> get ready to fly this holiday season. there were some concerns over how the federal vaccine mandate would affect the holiday travels particularly when it comes to tsa travelers were worried that we might have long lines if some of them couldn't report to work. but we're told that operations will not be affected. in fact, the agency says 93% of their staff has complied with the mandate. rip, some travelers who said that they agree with these new rules. they're happy. they're in place. >> people who don't want to get vaccinated shouldn't be in positions where they deal with the public so closely. so they have to get a different job. i think people should have a choice. but, know, we are in the pandemic saugus. you know, we're working with the public to do it. you have to do. >> yeah. the tsa estimates. more than 20 million people will be screened over the thanksgiving holiday and hope everybody's lines. >> smooth and no fingers crossed table. coming up next
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the time or just shot >> all that sunshine looking good. looks great for the holiday and anybody that's stepping into the bay area this week. >> to celebrate with their family. they have welcome to see this. you know, beautiful weather to enjoy. while you're here. we've got john in the weather center with more on our forecast just to make sure you head of that to help you pack that jacket the cuts come in a little bit more heavy today than it did yesterday because we did see some 70's yesterday and some pretty calm conditions. winds have picked up a little bit and temperatures have settled down. so we are down and 30's for some spots this morning.
and with that breeze, it's definitely cool enough to want to stay bundled up your view outside right now at the embarcadero was looking really good. we have some sunshine overhead closer to the coastline. low grazing note about the south bay as well as above the east bay and some pockets. so be mindful of this. a couple of spots of fog out there and especially true out towards the central valley. now as far as temperatures go, we're in the 40's and 50's right now for most areas. a couple of holdouts in the 30's like in santa rosa and napa 3938 regardless of where you're at, you're going to want the jacket and just enjoy some of the sunshine that we're already tapping rain. john, thank you for that arise. you hit the roads is tuesday morning. we're looking at your traffic traveling into the city. a little under. >> 40 minutes to make your drive. we had some earlier accidents. i don't see any they are right now. san mateo bridge and across towards the peninsula. nice and light a little under 14 to make that drive. the richmond center fell bridge you've had some issues that we've had some debris still on the bridge that slowed us down a bit.
it's a little under 13 minutes now to make your drive as you're heading across just a couple accidents to tell you about. pleasant hill, 60 southbound over monument boulevard. we've got an accident. the air and another one in walnut creek along southbound north of jerry row. let's leave you with a look at the golden gate bridge. 20 minutes into the city. no delays on this tuesday. >> back to the news now at 8.31 and breaking news just in time for the holiday travel season. we've got gas prices. hopefully getting cheaper soon. thanks to a white house announcement expected later today exactly. and raquel martin has the latest from washington, dc on that. >> good morning. well, president biden today will announce plans to dip into oil reserves in order to balance out the current supply and demand challenges. now the announcement comes as last month we saw the highest gas prices since 2014. >> with the busy holiday travel now here prompting millions of americans. they hit the roads. the biden
administration is scrambling to lower the price of feel at the pump. we know it's tough for families to keep up with the rising cost tuesday president joe biden will announce new steps to bring prices down. the white house says it will now direct the department of energy to release 50 million barrels of oil from the strategic petroleum reserve for weeks now the administration has hinted at the announcement aboard air force one white house press secretary jen psaki said the president is in ongoing conversations with a range of countries the importance of. >> making sure that the supply worldwide problem. >> to make it easier for americans. but it's a worldwide problem. the white house says the release will be done in coordination with countries like china, india, japan and the u k. president biden will be delivering his remarks at 02:00pm eastern time for now in washington. raquel martin, back to you. thank you. raquel. >> for your money as well as people do hit the roads for
thanksgiving right now. california has some of the highest prices in the country. unfortunately will when rough for every day. the state's average is $4.70 a gallon. now, we did speak with the driver burlingame about what they think about this new plan from the white house to lower prices. and here's what they had to say. >> i want to drive it will make a be able save money because i work for uber and lyft and. driving a 1000 miles a week. and this is just high gas prices really gotten in my prophets. yeah, obviously if it goes down and still going to drive my 1000 miles a week. but maybe it won't cost me 250. don't do it. you it. >> as miles. we asked a lot of ground site for let's take a look at current gas prices on average around the bay area. we've got san francisco at 47 oakland at 4.79 san jose, you're coming in about 4.80, and then sandra fell, just a little more expensive than everybody at $4.89. a gallon.
also in the news this morning. nearly 2 dozen illegal guns as well as drugs have been taken off the streets of san francisco. >> we have a picture here for about 21 guns that were seized sfpd work with the district attorney's office and federal authorities to bust a gun trafficking ring in all, 4 people were arrested for trying to sell these guns on% social media. >> a key that was communicated sell stolen goods, illegal firearms and increasingly become a tool for law enforcement to disrupt dismantle and hold accountable those groups that are committing crimes. >> investigators think that several of the seas firearms are stolen. city leaders said that stopping illegal gun sales is one of the biggest things they can do to keep violence down. in the east bay. 3 people have been arrested now in connection with the shooting of retired oakland police captain or c joyner. we have surveillance video. you may remember this was back in october. 21st at a chevron gas station in west
oakland. when joiner was approached by several suspects who tried to rob him. that's when the shooting occurred. joyner shot and killed one person. the others got away, but now we've learned that one person was arrested in houston and 2 others have been arrested in sacramento. joyner was critically injured in that shootout, but he is recovering now expected to survive. >> well, in the east bay, oakland police chief leronne armstrong continues to plea with the community to stop the violence. well, this has the police department is spread thin trying to handily uptick in crime that happened over the weekend during a 10 hour period on saturday. officers responded to more than 2 dozen incidents that included an armed carjackings robberies looting and illegal sideshows chief armstrong says the department is already preparing for a possible surge in crime next weekend. >> i want to be clear that we're not going to tolerate this type of activity in the city of oakland. we are going to respond massing council
members to step up and start having a conversation about the loss of life in this city beyond the politics with the support police are not. there is a clear problem in this city. >> the oakland police department continues to have staffing problems. the chief says he has to constantly move officers around and approval. re time to fill in patrol all right. let's turn our attention to some happier news right now. we we have presentation high school. >> they are at the very moment trying to collect hundreds of turkeys. in fact, hopefully a 1000 of them ahead of thanksgiving. that's fingers crossed hoping make that goal is all that's going go to feed families in need over the holiday season only a 7 has been out there live this morning. >> talking to volunteers. and i see they've got a line. it looks like have a system going fast and turkey's one by one. yes. >> that's right. the the loading up the truck here right now over with sacred heart community service now presentation a high school has
done this. this is been a long tradition for them to work with sacred heart community services, turkey day has been going on for at least more than 10 years where they're trying to raise at least a 1000 so that they could donate that to sake of our coemunity services so far there at 650. so there's still there just a little over the halfway. their goal. so if you still want to come down and tried to donate they will be you know, this is something like i mentioned that has been going on for quite a while and it means a not only choose to give but it means a lot to a lot of the students to be a part of this. tradition. in fact, they've got to speak to one of them and she explained to be how meaningful it is for her to be a part of >> i. >> well, it's only a freshman. the last time that this was held in person. and so seeing the entire press community come out to go support sacred heart. it ties the with my school community but also community and valley as i
don't know. last night i we bought 30 frozen turkeys and they're like, you don't have freezer space. and so i knew that like with how tight knit the press community is you're able to find creatures. >> all around willow, glen and people for i don't know. it makes feel really connected to what it means to be a precedent and embody those values and what it means to be a part of this >> bush she was really inspirational to talk to and you know that inspires you to come out here. they're going to be here until 3 o'clock. so you'll have plenty of help. all you have to do is drive up in front of the school right there on the whitestone of the curve. and one of the students will go over there and help you unload your turkey. or whatever want to donate and they'll accept that and sure you that that will go to sacred heart community services where they will then
hold thanksgiving to families who really need it or have felt the pinch of. >> the economy just be a little bit of help. they're going to be able to celebrate their thanksgiving. thanks to presentation and also the sacred heart community services again want to donate will be here until 3 o'clock or you can also go down to sacred heart and donate there as well. back to you guys. very cool. turkey for game going on. thank you very working white. still ahead. >> on the kron 00:00am morning news will continue to talk turkey. we've got someone from the usda. >> with some tips on how you can cook safely this holiday love on that coming up in a minute. 8.41 is the time and
let's head to the south bay now where elizabeth holmes will be back on the stand today facing more questions. >> in her criminal fraud trial. the disgraced theranos founder is accused of falsely claiming that she had invented a breakthrough blood testing device actually gave investors and patients some pretty impressive looking day to test results to convince them that she created something revolutionary. >> prosecutors say it was all fabricated yesterday. holmes testified that she honestly believed in her comtany's results and wasn't trying to mislead anyone. if convicted, she could be sentenced up to 20 years in prison. 4.22 the time. we'll be right back.
handle your food so people don't get sick. yeah. it's an important thing because perhaps maybe you're hosting thanksgiving for the first time. and we've got am an expert with the u.s. d s to join us here at usda. >> wendy, thank you so much for joining us. as i said, maybe people are hosting for the first time ever in may not know the ins and outs of how to do it all safely. so appreciate your time this morning. absolutely. thanks so much for having me. you bet. exa level with the first question. yeah, we're having a little debate over here. this might have some household up in arms. but i do have a question and. >> is it ok to wash your turkey with some lost their meet with soap and water. you know, some people what is the proper way to prepare your turkey. this over water at. yeah, it is a classic question. so actually usda recommends that you do not wash your turkey is not necessarily necessary to do that. and also it risks cross contamination. you can get those turkey juices in and around your sink.
>> and so really once you get into the oven and you cook it to a safe internal temperature of one 65 you eliminated those any pathogens and viruses may. so we in there. and so you're safe and good to go. so there is no need to wash in turkey. all right it. i've got another question, too, because yesterday i took the turkey out of the for a freezer. and i have in the is there anything i need to do special while it's thawing because a iously i want to relea cross contaminate. i want to do anything to the other food that's in the fridge. >> right. right. yes. so the thing you can do while you're flying out of the fridge is you just leave that turkey in its original packaging can put it in a food safe container. maybe let's say a glass baking dish or something to make sure chechens any juices that might and for frozen turkey. you want to give it enough time. to thaw out. and that's for every 45 pounds of turkey weight. you want to give it a full 24 hours or full day in
the kitchen so let's in the refrigerator. so let's say you have a 15 pound turkey that's going to take you about 3 days in the fridge that note days for okay. very good. very good. we're looking at some video people pulling turkey's out of the it looks yummy and then on this is another question i have here for thanksgiving day itself. we've all eaten when is it safe to start putting the food in the fridge. my mom always said you got to let it sit out until it's basically not warm anymore. and you put it in. okay. >> yeah, well, so really the key thing is you want to make sure that the food that beautiful spread you have up for your family and friends isn't out for longer than 2 hours. so the key thing. so that is once you start cleaning up and you have those leftovers. you want to get them divided up shallow containers and get those into the fridge as quickly as possible. so if you're within that 2 hour time frame and
you're getting those things into the bridge. you're in safe territory okay. very something miles always wants to know about. but how long can you eat those leftovers because all right. because up to mom will be eaten up for his lunch and is to look how long is too teller. yeah, that's a great question. so really leftovers, isn't that everyone's favorite part of the meal for sure. those leftovers are safe in the fridge for for up to 40. so if you eat on thanksgiving you've got till monday to either eat all those delicious leftovers or make sure that you get them into the freezer because once they're in the freezer, they can stay there for quite some time and still be safe to eat. and you take them out. okay. and then one more quick question for you. this is personally for me. >> my father-in-law loves to have stuffing in the turkey. we like still company says that's not stuffing. that's addressing i thing, which means it's in the bird. what's the safest way to do that because i'm always a little squeamish about that. yeah, that's a great question, too.
so usda technically does not recommend stopping in turkey. only because the temperature variation between the inside the cavity of the burden. the outside can be different. and so you just increasing your chances of foodborne illness. but you're going to stuff turkey, their number things you can keep in mind to stay safe. and the first one is a lot of folks like to prepare that stepping in advance and you can do that. but you want to keep the wet injury and the dry ingredients separate from each other. then right before you're about to put that bird in the oven. you want to get the stepping in their combined. those ingredients and put the stepping in there. then when you take the bird out, you want to make sure that the bird itself. >> it has reached a safe internal temperature of one 65. you also want to make sure that the stuffing has reached that safe internal temperature of one one 65 and you do that by using a food okay. very good. i thank you so much.
hopefully we'll have a lot of successful. thanks. give me years. >> with your advice. wendy, thank you so much for joining us. thanks so much. every thanksgiving. you bet. you too. did you get a lot of people healthy. now you can tell grandma watch the turkey and well that she doesn't to watch it or he was. so okay and that we don't need to be leftovers for 2 put a limit on some of the stuff, although if yes, john, he'll be in turkey sandwiches for days. if you only with miracle america. yeah. was waiting for that is a unique what but the leftovers are the best part. i agree. we are looking at some great shopping weather today. maybe some great weather to be doing some of your travels to you are likely going to have a couple days off. at least hopefully for thanksgiving in which case do enjoy all the sunshine. we're going to be seeing berkeley hills camera showing the sunshine up above. we are in the midst of some fog for the central valley and some low cloud cover for the inland east bay in the south
bay. i want to know, but we're not in the midst of any chance of rainfall. the jet stream continues to send any chance of rain and snow for that matter. well, to the north of us areas that are waterlogged like western canada, northern washington are going to continue to see heavy areas of rain resulting in flooding for them. we could use some of that down here further south. but mother nature not going to bring it to us. so at least we have the good travel conditions, maybe even at thanksgiving dinner outdoors. as you can see here today and tomorrow as well as into thursday for thanksgiving itself. all going to be sunny and dry. now today is going to be noticeably cooler than yesterday. also a little windier. so keep the jackets with you into the afternoon. oakland freeman san jose each at 65 hayward in novato at 66. well, san francisco at 64 for your daytime high today. tomorrow's temperatures a little cooler than today's and we will be looking little bump in temperatures come friday, saturday and sunday taking us back into the upper 60's to low 70's. >> all of it under sunny and
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tuesday morning. >> i'm james fletcher. we've got john trouble standing by in the wings as we take a quick live look outside. you can see there's some the sun sunshine behind me. we're waking up to some pretty nice conditions albeit a little cool, john. yeah, definitely. on the cool side this morning. not quite as cold as yesterday was. we're talking some 30's across the north bay barely hanging on for a couple cities. but as james noted that sunshine pretty hard to ignore. nice way to start the morning again as long as you're prepped with that jacket in hand. the embarcadero looks really nice looking outside there. some sunshine region its way down into the bay. we have seen some low lying cloud cover across the south bay as well as across the east bay and especially into the central valley that is starting to clear lift now becoming less and less of an issue. most of us, though, at least here in the bay area are sitting under some brighter skies 40's and 50's for our current temperatures. nice way to kick up the morning as long as you're prepared for it in a pretty nice afternoon as well. getting a look at some of our bridges things should start to calm down in the coming days as we do near the holidays