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the name of the virus since the 1950's. >> kron four's rob nesbitt joins us now live from the newsroom with what the it's being referred to in the inner rock grant. and vicki, last week, i went to renegade bio and berkeley where every day they are processing monkeypox tests. >> it's where he first heard the term and p x and alternative name for the monkeypox that's being used out of respect. monkeypox got its name because it was for study in monkeys. in the 1950's infectious disease expert at ucsf doctor peter chin-hong says the name is a misnomer. it's really reservoir in right small rodents. squirrels. >> but not monkeys. more than 60 years later and we're experiencing a new outbreak of the virus in 99. countries. a large number of new cases are being reported among people of color. the world health organization is exploring a new name for the virus since there's a racist history of black people being referred to as monkeys. the last thing you probably want is a way that immediately brings to mind
images that have a historical context in association with racism. doctor chin-hong says the name change won't be fast since the virus has been around for more than half a century. and will most likely be changed to a longer version of what already exists and will be probably something like poxvirus monkeypox. some aren't waiting for an official change. that actually is a horrible name. doctor. monica gandhi is the medical director of the ward. 86 hiv clinic at ucsf where the virus is referred to as mpx an abbreviation that many physicians, scientists and patients have also adopted to avoid racist stereotypes to get away from that monkeypox more. it just it sort of stigmatizing. it's even make sense that that which was absolutely talking about changing the name. >> the world health organization, names, diseases, but the international committee on taxonomy of viruses decide the formal names. as of this week. there have been no official main
proposals to replace monkeypox reporting live in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt. kron. 4 news. all right, members of the contra costa county school education association. >> protested today. they say they want a better learning environment for the students. here's some video of that rally held this afternoon. they're demanding smaller class sizes and for teacher pay to keep up with inflation. so teachers won't leave the district. the union is currently in the mediation stage of the bargaining process for a new contract. it says that the school board is refusing to include the fully funded cost of living adjustment, which was increased to 6.5, 6% in the final budget agreement that we have reached out to the district for a statement to. but we haven't heard back yet from officials for health tonight. treating covid could soon be as easy as using an over the counter allergy spray. that's thanks to uc berkeley researchers. >> they say a team devised a new inhalation based covid treatment. it uses synthetic
dna to attack covid germs at a genetic level. essentially stopping them from being able to replicate in the loans. uc berkley also says the spray would be relatively inexpensive to produce, meaning it would be a practical treatment in areas of the world that have a hard time storing traditional vaccines. >> some global pharmaceutical companies are looking for volunteers to test out the first potential vaccine against lyme disease in some 20 years. lyme disease comes, of course, from the bite of an infected tick and with the warming weather experts say the ticks are more prevalent and that, of course, increases the chances of getting bitten, especially when you're out in the great outdoors. a vaccine is around for dogs, but one for humans, he's actually taken off the market in 2002 and now pfizer and france's up valneva are working on one that aims to stop the tick bite from transmitting the infection. the grand jury in mississippi has declined to
indict the woman whose accusation set off the lynching of emmett till. >> nearly 70 years ago now this comes amid revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly released memoir by the accuser, carolyn bryant done it charges of both kidnapping and manslaughter were considered the decline of charges will make it increasingly unlikely that don in will ever be prosecuted for her role in the events that led to tells death. >> right >> behind. >> wow. take a look at that fiery crash of a small plane. it happened on the 91 freeway in riverside county happened just after 12, 30 this afternoon in the city of corona. there are no more details on the condition of the pilot at least at this hour or if anybody else was inside that plane. it is not clear if other vehicles were
involved in the crash, but quite a scene there for him. and police say they recovered at least 300 suspected stolen catalytic converters from a recycling business. >> look at the mall. police say an undercover officer sold cut off catalytic converters too. errol recovery that were etched with markings that suggested they had been obtained illegally over several months. fremont police say the business repeatedly bought these catalytic converters from undercover cops. the case now goes to the alameda county district attorney's office to determine whether they will prosecute arrow recovery. the business will also receive environmental impact penalties. burglars targeted a car audio installation business. look at all of that. the owner of the shop estimates that the loss here is well over $100,000. now the owners considering relocating his business to another city kron four's haaziq madyun has that story. you're looking at
security surveillance videos of burglars inside the sound factory car audio installation business on international boulevard in oakland's fruitvale district. >> this happened back july, 17th between midnight and 02:00am. how did the burglars get in? >> to the she opened up a hole in their will. >> i spoke by phone to the owner of sound factory, jose torres who describes what happened to talk was just everything. but they learned company that never call me, in there. and they were living all somebody was inside the shop. they they by 8.30, in the morning. by it was all over. he says the burglars got away with 3 of his customers vehicles, which they feel he says with the expense of audio equipment, including stereos, amplifiers and speakers from his auto shop, their losses, all that honest in $2000. torres says the alarm company is not the only service that let him down. he says after he notified the oakland police
department, it took officers several hours to respond just to take a report. we don't have any type of year. the play that i think it s. >> those because a part of the city, they don't have that much for them in the 20's. how long have you been in business day at that location in fruit, though? >> 33 years. >> has anything like that ever happened in these 33 years how >any asian, years that have type of problems just to step up. our coaching isn't sorry double my from it in on you. so just move out of town squad is sort of time anywhere, ok? he's really right now is leading anyone with information about the sound factory, burglary is asked to contact oakland police has it made you kron 4 news coming up. a new way to monitor what your kids are doing on snapchat. we're going to tell you about the new parental controls
>> snapchat is introducing new parental controls that let parents see who their kids are chatting with. the new feature is called family center and requires parents to install snap chat on their phones and then link the accounts with there, teens through a mutual invite processor, but it's got to be on board here. once that's all set up, parents will be able to see who their child has been chatting with over the past 7 days without actually seeing the contents of the conversations. parents can also view their teens friend. listen, report. anyone they deem suspicious the new
controls are available for users, ages 13 to 18. >> your money tonight, a new report says about 6 million californians had their unemployment benefits delayed or denied during the pandemic. the california legislative analyst's office blamed failures on the basic design of the state's unemployment program for all these issues. the report says that the employment development department had no system to process unopened mail. for instance, it also answered less than one percent of the phone calls that came streaming in because of overwhelming demand and nobody there. the edd says it will carefully review the report and has already adopted many of the recommendations. >> coming up, we're taking a trip to napa valley checking out a couple spots that might make you feel like royalty.
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castello di amorosa a k a castle of love. fanatic medieval history and heat end of the he wanted to make sure that this is not a castle made to not only look like a 14th century castle, but feel like one, too. is he? so all the materials from europe, like all the all the doors and windows also came from a family and all of the stones like you see here don't the site is celebrating 15 years this summer and it's reservation only guests can schedule a tasting or a full tour for your group. you can choose between a standing casing in one of state is what you get a sit-down tasing him. enjoyed 5 different rights. or you could choose to go you just don't sit too much or you might end up in the torture chamber. and we cast in the 14th century headed change >> and owner just wanted to make an with friendly animals
like jacomo the goat wandering the property guests will enjoy breathtaking views of the valley and vines, not just about the wind. it's also about show you south. now it's close by. it's great for a day trip, even better if you stay overnight, if you find yourself needing a little guidance with your trip, hit up. visit napa located on first street in downtown, really encouraged everyone to get off. >> off the beaten path and and see whole valley. the 5 towns each have a distinct personality. you can go to our website at visit napa valley dot com. we have a great trip planning itinerary tool there. they also have the scoop on happenings outside of wine tasting like riding a hot air balloon or checking out some summer concerts. piece is here for everybody. if you like a little bling with your buzz pattis jewelry in downtown napa is a true hidden gem. i don't think you'll ever see this many rings in one place located on first in franklin, the family-owned wine in jewelry, business carries a
wide range of brands and jewels. so pretty offering a shopping experience paired with the winery's best chardonnay and cabernets. >> so this is a great way to area wanting. so what we love to do is have people come enjoy a glass of wine and then also look at pretty as you can make a reservation or just walk-in, whether you're in napa for special occasion or just browsing new styles. >> pattis team will make sure your glasses full. well, you get jeweled. people are always looking for that special memento to take back from a vacation or a special occasion that they're celebrating. >> so when they leave here, they feel like part of the family, diamonds and wine in napa valley. noelle bellow doesn't get much than kron. 4 news. no, it doesn't speak in a shiny a super moons. showers and saturn. it's a spectacle in the skies this week, the sturgeon supermoon, as it's called, will be visible this thursday. the moon will be closest to earth in its orbit,
making it appear about 7% bigger than usual. thursday's supermoon will be the last of the year. so if you look closely, you may even be able to see saturn in the sky on thursday as well. the question now is that we have cloud. it all come down to the weather with this guy, right? they caught a sturgeon certain, i guess because that's when these tickets love the sturgeon in the great lakes. how about that? so they are. >> they are neat looking fish. that's for out you're going to see a need side over the bay area. the sturgeon moon rising up on thursday should be gorgeous out there. yeah, you may want to check out saturn to you'll see it just to the left that supermoon, of course, if you want to see the rings, you can likely need a telescope out there. but you don't need a large one of small and i've been able to see the rings of saturn out there and really need sight to see. and i think the skies are going to parts of that will be this thursday. last supermoon of summer out there right now. you've got some patchy fog trying to form, but not a lot out there. this is that time of year. we're really the
weather gets to be very nice along the coastline that has been socked in with low clouds and fog. and boy, it is been wet. i've been talking to folks. they said enough is enough. finally they get a little bit of a break in. this is the time you get more sunshine and warmer temperatures. coast side numbers look good out there right now. it is 67 civica 65 in half. moon bay inside the bay. you've got a whole lot of 70's outside right now. 73 in 70, a beautiful 72 in oakland, 80 warm in cocker. 78 napa. 80 degrees say holiness, 72 in petaluma right now. and 75 and sunny in santa rosa. high temperatures today and light little bit above the average in the san francisco at 70 degrees. 73 in oakland, 80 degrees in san jose. 82 degrees in 83 in concord and 81 in santa rosa. still that muggy feel outside. you can see why you got this low pressure center spinning off the coastline. so you get that southerly flow of the winds working their way in along the coastline. that keeps the amount of moisture in the atmosphere running on the high side. so kind of muggy feel
outside. in fact, a look like ano her night of those muggy around the bay area. again, is the dew points going to be running high? not much in the way of fog to speak up now, just a couple little patches out there. otherwise pretty healthy sea breeze continuing to blow around the bay area. we've had some gust of 20 plus, even almost 30 miles per hour outside. so things are going to start to change this area of low pressure off the coastline. going to start to finally lift a little bit tomorrow. but i think as we get toward the end the week that starts to move out of town, maybe a little break from the humidity. but temperature wise numbers probably going to warm up a few degrees by tomorrow afternoon. look at the numbers in the 60's and 70's in the san francisco beautiful 60's along the coastline, patchy fog. but then sunny in the afternoon along the coast. lot of numbers running the 80's in the south bay and probably some mid 80's as you head well inland. next few days, we're going to keep that sunshine round up in just a couple of patches of fog getting hot as we head in towards saturday and sunday. maybe some 90's, at least in the valleys. >> thanks, lawrence. tennis superstar serena williams announced her retirement.
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expanding her family williams and her husband, alexis ohanian have a 4 year-old daughter olympia winter of 23 singles, grand slam titles. williams is widely considered to be the greatest female tennis player of all time. the final tournament will be the upcoming u.s. open, which begins on august. 20th. >> can you please continue for a time? he have going to make him make sure that made a comeback for you? >> although almost all pinky >> from female tennis royalty to male tennis royalty. this is cute. back in 2017, that young boy, his name is easy he's a tennis player. he asked tennis superstar roger federer
to pinky promise that he'd play for another 8 or 9 years. so that way the 2 could play against each other if for maybe when zoo went pro meyer, the confidence in and turns out disease who didn't have to wait that long to. go head to head with his favorite tennis player. >> all the young people watching you playing finally against we're feet opponent. here's the price >> i missed it better. nice. >> nice says he federer went on to say, hey, we had a promise. >> and june zz here was flown desert for a training session that turned out to be a surprise match. >> with. federer himself, one of the first things fedor said to the zoo was we made a promise and fedor look at having the dream. he kept his promise. yeah, not just any promise. that was a pinky
>> a football player duca survived every rather surprised his teammates with an amazing talent off the field. >> this the >> i cool. >> all what a set of pipes that duke offensive lineman chance little. you can see his teammates with a mouth open in an amazement hopping up and down as he belts out to mop. are there. i don't know. what are you that's from. but he's good. there they were in complete silence as little serenaded. the blue devils guys went pretty crazy when he was done that the duke official football team twitter account added the caption voice of an angel. that's
what's cool about sports. you get all these people from all different backgrounds that have all different kinds of talents. and, you know, you get them in a locker and nobody knows that the >> seat belt it out on the field that will kind of be disarming to the other day when that's a tactic. haha, that wraps up kron. news at 5. thanks for being with us this hour. but stick around. a lot. more news ahead on kron. 4 news at 6. pam and ken are here with a look at that. all right. ken says like that all the time. in my hand, the chi taking grant. thank you both. coming up tonight at 6 o'clock and oakland business. burglarized by thieves who came in through the roof. >> why the business owner says he's had enough and might move his business elsewhere. there's a new effort to try to stretch the vaccine supply in the u.s. people could start getting smaller doses. >> why bay area doctors say not everyone will benefit from that. i'm ken wayne. i'm pam moore. the news at 6 is next.
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