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>> now it's 6 years no longer any doubt. san francisco is seeing another round of covid surges. in fact, the city is seen not just case rates climbing but hospitalizations as well. good evening. i'm ken wayne and i'm pam moore. tonight. kron four's dan kerman talked with medical experts about who is getting sick and what people who are not sick can do. >> san francisco is seeing another surge in covid-19 cases with an average of 500 new cases a day at least those are the ones being reported. 98 people are also in the hospital more than double from a month ago. you are seeing in the hospital right now 2 main groups. the first group in the biggest group so unvaccinated. >> the second group is those who have not received any boosters and they tend to be older. that increase could continue. following the memorial day weekend. but medical experts are not gravely concerned, but we're not seeing is this huge run on hospitals. we're seeing.
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>> you know, modest increases in hospitalizations, very small increases and icu admissions. no increase in mortality. so that's all those are good things. and as the virus continues to change, one sad truth is clear. covid isn't going to go away. it will probably be around. >> for many years, i think we're, you know, kind of stuck with this for a while. just like. >> are, you know, our grandparents and great-grandparents are stuck with tuberculosis is a fact of life. but medical experts say that doesn't mean staying at home in closing the door to the world. it means doing your part to prevent serious disease or omicron. you need the booster. it's a 3 dose series and if you haven't gotten the should get it. if you're over 50 or you have a very imminent suppressed, get the 4th boost. get the 4th shot as well. doctors say step 2 is assessing your risk each day and taking steps to prevent infection from disrupting your life and the lives of others. if we're having events, we can request
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that people get tested before the event. >> i always carry my master on just like you carry an umbrella around sometimes and rainy season. it's rainy season right now for covid. still. and you pull it on when it just seems to be a little bit risky in an indoor setting that's crowded. >> dan kerman kron, 4 news. school officials in santa clara county are urging parents to get their children vaccinated, especially during the upcoming summer months in santa clara county. as of may, 26th, about 60% of children, ages 5 to 11 are vaccinated and 70% of children ages 12 and up have received a booster dose. the county does not yet tracked booster shots for ages 5 through 11 right now. pfizer is the only booster shot available for children 5 to 11. they receive a 3rd of the dose. it's given to those age 12 and older. other news on this memorial day people across the country airports have a headache for thousands of travelers on this memorial
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day weekend. according to the flight tracking website, flightaware, there are more than 1500 cancellations today. and that number is adding on to the more than 5,000 flights that were canceled friday through sunday. >> kron four's rob nesbitt reports on what's causing the stress at the terminals during this unofficial start to summer. the majority of flights canceled this holiday weekend where delta flights, experts say the airline dropped the ball when it came to planning their flight schedules of the thousands of cancellations flashing across flight boards this weekend. most had delta next to them. >> the airline's chief customer experience officer said in a statement sunday that various factors contributed bad weather, vendor staffing and increased covid rates. travel industry analyst atmosphere research group henry harteveldt says. >> the airline did not have enough pilots for the number of flights scheduled. well, a lot of airlines did peer back. there were moral day and some are flying. >> delta was not as aggressive and delta this weekend paid
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the price as its passengers. 9 1% of delta flights were canceled saturday. the airline announced on its website that it will reduce service by 100 daily departures from july to august. >> saying current operations are not up to delta standards. and i think that's responsible for delta. >> i think it will allow the airline to operate the flights that his schedule and hopefully avoid situations like we've seen this weekend as more people start to travel again and airline try to make up for lost profits during the pandemic. the experts say you need to pack your patience. clint henderson with the travel website. the points guy says to expect more flight delays and cancellations this summer and to be your own advocate. know what other airlines are operating your route. so if one carriers having a meltdown, >> you are armed and you can say to that airline look, put me on the american airlines flight. i know that's leaving around the same time that the delta flight was leaving. now the airlines are scaling back their flight schedules this summer. it's important that you check and double check
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your flight status. timing and connecting flights before leaving for the airport. reporting at sfo. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> well, memorial day events kicked off all across the country and of course, the bay area today in san francisco, 30,000 flags were placed across the national cemetery to honor fallen members of the service and of several 100 people gathered in the presidio to remember those who died in service to our country. those in attendance included house speaker nancy pelosi and california senator alex padilla, as well as our own ken wayne, who was the emcee of the event. he is also a veteran, a u.s. navy veteran. as a matter of fact. >> the event included live music. a 21 gun salute and a tribute to gold star families who have lost loved ones in the line of duty. speakers at the event included sergeant major of the army michael winston, who encouraged everybody, including those with no direct ties to the military to use this memorial day to honor those who gave their lives.
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>> and memorial day gives us the opportunity to stop. and think about how we choose to remember the brave americans who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. >> today's event marked the 150th memorial day ceremony held at san francisco's presidio cemetery in the nation's capital. president biden and vice president harris honored fallen members of the military this morning. president laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington national cemetery made some remarks and the sacrifices those men and women have made for their country. the first family also attended mass in delaware and visited beau biden's grave. today marks 7 years since his death due to brain cancer. mothers. >> fathers, siblings, spouses, children. if we forget. but they sacrifice with a day. so that our nation might indoor.
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strong for a united. then we forget who we are. >> last month, a group of northern california veterans presented to reis at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington cemetery. world war, 2 veteran ed lee of san ramon along with korean war vets, jean doll of calaveras county the manic of roseville and can hit heintzeman of fair oaks presented the receipt. here are the sights and sounds of that solemn ceremony. >> on
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>> ken didn't mention this, but he went on that trip and i did a story earlier about you also emcee the event today
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and, you know, it's so important to talk about how important it is. i know some point, but a lot of people don't understand, you know, is the day off from work. so you go out and you have a lot of fun. but, you know, these young men are set and women sent off to war when their kids. >> because they're doing what they think is best for their country and the ceremonies mean something. absolutely. and and if you watt to get a feel for arlington, just go to the presidio in san francisco because it looks very similar. he got the rolling hills with all headstones, 30,000 buried in san francisco's presidio. >> but yeah, the difference between veterans day and memorial day is memorial day. we're honoring those who didn't get to come ones who lost their lives in some of those people lost their lives years after they're in combat because of the psychological trauma that they've suffered. and sometimes they take their own life. so nancy pelosi talked about that today that they're working in congress to make sure that those veterans are cared for even long after they're they've left the battlefield. but that is what memorial day is all about. and
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it should so all right. we're going to check in on our weather today was actually beautiful weather for a memorial day ceremony looking live at the bay bridge toll plaza. not much happening there. pretty quiet. the drive-in was not what pretty easy to get in today. but a nice memorial day. lots of sunshine all the way to the coastline. some blustery conditions out there right now. but still clear over san francisco, in fact, clear. >> all around the bay area just looking good out there. but the winds, they're bit of a concern. so red flag warnings up and county tonight through tuesday at 8 o'clock in the evening, expecting some of those winds, 15 to 25 miles per hour. stay maybe gusting to 35. but look, the humidity, i mean, just very, very dry air mixing into that area. down to as low as 5% single digits. so you see out there right now, some of those gusty winds right to the death of this. more of a delta breeze continuing right through in the birds landing in the fairfield to 22 miles an hour 17 in a vacaville. he get the idea you're seeing some of those winds now. but >> those winds are going to start her more offshore
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overnight. more that northerly wind kicking in. >> and that's what somewhat concerning right now. you can see on fire weather map that so far you're seeing areas shaded in yellow. that means a slight uptick or risk the fire were to get started in these areas. we take you through the night tonight. that's going to change a bit. first. it's going to decrease. but then late tonight you get those offshore winds developing and you can see right there. you're back. a bill in the slot, a start to see some heavy winds kicking in and then you start to see those colors changing in the orange category, even some darker orange that's good in modern moderate high fire danger running high, at least through tomorrow night. guys. lawrence, thank you. >> coming up, a 6 less than a week after 7. this the giants manager gabe kaplan, said that he attend the national anthem before games today. he did why he decided to show up with today's anthem in philadelphia. >> still ahead here on kron for the golden state warriors held their first official nba finals practice today. here at chase center. find out their approach to the boston celtics.
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without talking to your doctor. ask your doctor about dupixent. >> warriors are busy getting ready to face the boston celtics in the nba finals this week and east coast west coast. well, for sports reporter kylen mills with the chase center today for the team practice. she shows us why the players say boss is going to be a tough matchup. >> today the warriors held their first official nba finals. preparation practice here at chase center head coach steve kerr said today was a big scrimmage day today. also marked the first time the team got together since learning they will face the bostontceltics in the nba finals. coaches and players say they know this will be a tough amazing test. you know, some guys play a really high level very well-rounded team to been battle tested this playoff series playoff run. so back out, you know, we like the matchup in terms of just confidence going and know that
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we can win. but >> there's a obvious respect. you know, it's going to be it's going to be tough. you know, the they're a good team. really good team. they play most part of the play, both sides of the ball. you know, the good and playing in boston that feel every year. we've you know, we only play their 1, 2, year the regular season, but it always feels like a special game. there. >> for fans love the game is a great energy. and there. >> the green and white jersey says it's classic nba stuff. as kerr says otto porter junior repay the second and andre iguodala practice today, but did not scrimmage. they all could be key in this final series or status for game one on thursday remains up in the year. >> coming up later tonight on hoop session. find out what steph curry's advice for the young players is who haven't been to a finals before. be sure to join us at 10, 45 sports director jason dumas says hosting the kron 4
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studios for now from chase center kylen mills kron 4 sports. and if you want to go see the warriors and the celtics play in game one at chase center, according to you're going to have to fork over almost $700 just to get inside. >> these are ticket prices for thursday's game upper-level seats in section 2.12, are going for $692 and some of the most expensive tickets right now are costing up to $68,000. that's for v i p courtside seats and you know, you can send somebody to college forp that amount of >> watching on tv? >> giants manager gabe kepler attended today's national anthem in philadelphia was out on the field for it last week. you said that he would not take the field during the anthem until he felt better
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about quote, the direction of the country. this was after the shooting in texas. but in a blog post today, kapur said, quote, while i believe strongly in the right to protest and the importance of doing so, i also believe strongly in honoring and morning our country's service men and women who fought and died for that right. he did not say whether he's changed his overall stance on the anthem. >> let's take a live look outside had heading into the evening hours on this memorial day and look at the clear blue sky. me just not a cloud in that shot. gorgeous out. there you know, this holiday. it could be kind of rough. sometimes we have that fog roll in could be very cold today. just gorgeous all the way. the coastline, even out of the beaches today. >> plenty of sunshine all day long. not a heat wave out of the coast. still it was nice tone, sunty and bright. looking that way out toward the golden gate bridge. the breeze blowing know right now we have the temperatures, not bad. 63 degrees just a little bit below the average in the san francisco, 70 and right at the average in oakland, 77 in san jose. 78 and nice and la
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more 79 degrees in concord and 80 degrees in santa rosa. all these numbers right around the average for this time of year. we are cooling off coast side now in the 50's there. but still nice. and palau put 70 70 also in livermore, 70 sits 6 in pittsburgh. 59 in the san francisco. 73 in napa. and 66 degrees in petaluma high pressure trying to build in. we've got a just to east if between these 2 going to bring us those offshore winds as we head toward tomorrow and now get a little gusty in spots. and that's why the red flag warning is going up right now, though, the sea breeze, really the overall a system that's affecting us now. but high pressure going to be building into got the low to the east and here you go. that's going to turn up some pretty good when some of that offshore wind, specially gusty in some of the interior valleys. but it will be warm around most of the bay area. lawrence, thank you. >> well, a man has died and a hang gliding accident. it happened at and our 11 county park and milpitas officials say a woman was also critically injured in the incident. she was airlifted to
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a local hospital. officials tell us this happened about noon today. no other details on the woman's condition or the relationship between the 2 hang gliders was given according to the santa clara county sheriff's department. the park is known for hang gliding because of the winds in that area that favor the hang gliders. we have a news crew on the way to the scene and we'll bring you the latest information and updates on kron. 4 news at 8 o'clock. police had to address house speaker nancy pelosi is husband paul pelosi this weekend on suspicion of dui. >> the incident happened in napa county saturday night after a minor 2 car crash. officials book mister pelosi for driving with a blood alcohol level of 0, 0, 8 or higher. the 82 year-old was released on $5,000 bail speaker pelosi's office released a statement saying that she is on the east coast and was not with him and will not be commenting on the incident. concord's vice mayor is speaking out after she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence last week on wednesday. in a statement, she said, quote, i
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am extremely disappointed in myself and deeply sorry and my lack of judgment. i sincerely apologize to the residents of concord and clayton, my colleagues, my family and friends, unquote. coming up. should we be concerned about monkeypox turning into the next pandemic? health officials weighing in. i'm dan o'dowd and i approved this message. elon musk promised to pay a million customers $30,000 a year if they bought his car. they bought his car. so, where's their money?
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>> the world health organization's top monkey pox expert says she does not expect the >> come hundreds of cases reported to date to turn into another pandemic. she acknowledged there are so many unknowns about this particular disease, including exactly how it's spreading in whether the suspension of the mass smallpox immunization decades ago may somehow be speeding. the transmission doctor,
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rosamond lewis says past outbreaks have suggested that the to that the disease does not spread easily and says there is still time to contain this current problem. the fda is investigating a link between strawberries and an outbreak of hepatitis a officials say the organic strawberries were sold at more than 9 retailers, including aldi walmart and trader joe's. they were sold under the brand names fresh compo and h e b so far the fda has linked to 17 hepatitis a cases to these organic strawberries. 12. people have had to go to the hospital. most infections were reported in california. the strawberries were sold between march the 5th and april. the 25th. anybody who still has the strawberries in their freezer or refrigerator should throw them out. coming up next, criticism continues to mount over the local police response to that deadly mass school shooting in texas. how the federal government is getting involved. >> trying to figure out how things could have been handled
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differently. plus, east bay school officials are opening up a discussion about how parents can talk to their children about school violence. and we are paying tribute to our nation's fallen heroes. coming up, we'll hear from sailors aboard the uss nimitz lasting impact left behind on that nuclear powered aircraft carrier.
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the law enforcement response to the shooting in u haul. the text uvalde texas. we're 19 students and 2 teachers were killed. this comes after president biden in the first lady spent the day in uvalde grieving with the community. >> that's demanding for actionable change. local police have faced some intense scrutiny from the public in the aftermath of that mass shooting. reporter robert sherman has the story. >> we will not relent until you recovers. we are texas and texans. are you not? >> texas governor greg abbott calling on texans across the state to pray for those families who lost loved ones at the robb elementary school shooting tuesday as the community works to recover the investigation into the law enforcement response intensifies. the department of justice announcing they will conduct a critical incident review to quote, identify lessnns learned and best practices to help first responders prepare and respond to active shooter events. the in


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