tv ABC7 News 1100PM ABC January 24, 2022 11:00pm-11:35pm PST
the covid vaccine and schoolchildren. dan: 49er fans do not get more new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy to get going with the ready. set. save. sale. get started with fast and reliable internet and voice for $64.99 a month with a 2-year price guarantee. it's easy... with flexible installation and backing from an expert team, 24/7. and for even more value, ask how to get up to a $500 prepaid card. get a great deal for your business with the ready. set. save. sale today. comcast business. powering possibilities.
ama: the covid-19 vaccine could be added to a list of required vaccinations for children attending school. parents and lawmakers weigh in on a move to make it harder to opt out. >> one of the bay area's original craft brewery restaurants closing down for good. sandhya: i hope for rain in the future. the forecast is coming up. >> you will meet the 49ers nfl fan of the year and why she mean so much to the san mateo community. abc news starts right now. >> moving forward, finding solutions. this is abc 7 news. dan: a legislative showdown could be brewing of renaua new bill. it would add the covid-19 vaccine to a list of required
vaccinations for school children. families would not be able to get a personal belief exemption for this vaccine. that would have to make sure their kids had it under this bill. thank you for joining us. ama: amanda del castillo has more from lawmakers and parents. >> the latest move to get more california kids it vaccinated. >> we will be passing a statewide law to keep schools open and safe act to require covid-19 vaccines for in-person school attendance. amanda: before the bill's potential impact on students, california legislature still have to debate. if passed, starting in 2023, students would not be allowed to opt out of receiving the vaccine. the only way to skip the shot would be a medical exemption. >> it is a gigantic loophole because it allows people for no reason, from their point of view or politics to not have their kid get vaccinated. amanda: this comes days after a
state senator introduced an act that will give 12 to 17-year-olds the ability to get the vaccine without needing their parent's permission. >> whether it is teenagers getting their own vaccines or truly requiring all schoolchildren to be vaccinated for covid unless they have a medical reason not to, that makes all the sense in the world. amanda: not all parents agree. >> we all know with omicron going on, it's evading vaccine. i think we need a choice. amanda: others say the choice is easy. saying the move to add the vaccine to an already required list of vaccinations will make a difference. >> 100, 200 years ago when we did in have life-saving vaccines and people died from preventable diseases. i'm all for eradicating. amanda: both senators' bills would have to pass
through the assembly and senate. dan: several republican lawmakers have voiced opposition to the bill. in a statement today, the senate republican leader scott wilkes said "i'm both vaccinated and supportive of vaccines, but this drew kony and proposal undermines parental rights." ama: checking headlines. some santa cruz county schools are using a new protocol to cut down on exposure notices. they treat cases as though the entire student body has been exposed. walgreen says the earliest people can expect to get free n95 masks is friday. some are already being distributed in the midwest. those free covid test kits offered by the government are going to be shipped out this week. people should expect to get an email that provides a tracking number and estimated delivery date. dan: a pioneering bay area brewery is calling it quits
after three decades in business. the economy is something we are focused on and the owners of marin brewing company says rising rents and the pandemic have left them no choice. cornell barnard spoke with some loyal customers saying a final goodbye. >> to brewing company. cornell: friends raising a final glass to one of their favorite places ever. >> it is a marin staple. >> this place is the best. it is very sad. cornell: pictures of loyal customers hang on the wall. after serving up craft beers like pale ale and thousands of other bruise for three decades, marin brewing company is closing its doors for good. >> it is kind of breaking my heart a little. i have been coming here for a long time. family, friends. it has been home. >> we have to pack it up and move it out. it is a real shame. cornell: the founders says
rising rents and staffing shortages brought on by covid-19 made it tough to stay open. >> you think you might have it already in organized, a good backup plan, but here comes covid and it reared its ugly head for a lot of small businesses. cornell: it was a pioneer in california's craft beer movement, opening in 1989 when few even knew how. there have been a lot of awards. a former homebrewer brought his friends from alameda to pay tribute. >> any brewery that you can find, they were inspired in part by this place. this was the genesis of the craft brewery movement in the bay area. cornell: 50 employees worked here. some will he offer jobs at the sister location. a silent auction will raise money for a fund to help employees who will be moving on. >> we have a great group of people who have supported us and hung in there. it's a little way we can thank them. cornell: the final toast is
january 31. >> it is so sad to see them go. ama: in the east bay, antioch police investigating a deadly shooting outside a liquor store at a shopping center. officers received multiple reports of gunshots in the parking lot off delta fair boulevard. when they arrived, they found a man lying on the ground. witnesses reported seeing a car speeding away. so far, no arrests have been made and the victim's name has not been released. dan: the san jose city council is set to vote tomorrow on a new law requiring gun owners to buy liability insurance and pay a $25 annual fee. the council drafted the ordinance last june and month after the vta shootings. if passed, san jose would become the first city in the nation to impose these kinds of requirements. the national foundation for gun rights is already threatening a lawsuit. they said it would violate the constitution and punish citizens
who have not committed a crime. >> no good deed goes on litigated when it comes to gun regulation. we expect there will be lawsuits. that should not deter us. the good news is we've got a great law firm. dan: the mayor says the money that comes from the fees would be funneled into programs that work to reduce gun violence. ama: developing news -- firefighters continuing to make progress against a wildfire burning in monterey county. the colorado fire is 40% contained. it broke out friday night. evacuation orders remain in effect for some residents. a section of highway 101 is also closed. dan: 49ers fans are gearing up for sunday showdown with the los angeles rams. this is one hot ticket. the rams are trying to avoid a repeat of their last meeting. the faithful filled sofi stadium, turning it into a sea of red and it may difficult for rams players here place calls. ticketmaster said only
opsouthe cifornia could purchase tickets. the rams later said season-ticket holders but all of them. ama: while many people can claim they are 49ers fans, the nfl named one person the 49ers fan of the year. when she is not going to a game, she is someone who had a huge hand in covid-19 vaccine outreach. j.r. stone introduces us. >> congratulations, you are the fan of the year. j.r.: the moment she won 49ers fan of the year earlier this year was special. cheering on her team whether they are playing in green by, at levis or in los angeles, relief during a tough pandemic especially for someone like her who pre-pandemic took a new challenge as immunization manager percent matteo county. >> i have learned to be quick careful for what you wish for. j.r.: yes, this
from immediately focusing on pd pediatric immunizations to mass covid-19 vaccination sites. >> she was one of the ones putting up the first sites. we had around 200 people for the first clinic and quickly became 3000 people a day. j.r.: that was not even her biggest challenge.a as her and her husband tried for a second baby, she knew something was not right. she kept getting migraines. doctors found a tumor located beneath her brain and only recently got it out. >> i had brain surgery a few months ago and was able to get that removed with some amazing physicians at ucsf. i'm here. i'm tumor free. >> we are able to overcome it and it turned out to be a blessing in disguise. i'm not allowed to shre the news -- share the news.
we have some good news on top of being fan of the year. j.r.: while we cannot clarify that news, we can tell you this fan of the year and her husband will be going to the super bowl courtesy of the nfl, come february. >> she's always a great person to have on your side, on your team. just as she is the niners number one fan, i am a fan of her. dan: we can all be a fan of her. each nfl team has a fan of the here and i'll get to go to the super bowl. ama: we will have more on the 49ers and the obstacles they face into the game coming up. dan: also, a roller coaster day on wall street. wow. the meeting tomorrow that will have investors on high alert again. ama: pg&e's probation is hours away from ending. wildfire victims begging for someone to intervene. sandhya: i'm sandhya patel. tracking fog for tomorrow morning's commute. i will let you know when i might be tracking rain. all the details coming up. dan: all of that is ahead, but
first a look at what is coming up on jimmy kimmel live right after abc 7 news at 11:00. jimmy: tonight, we have a lady named ga ga. your parents had to go nuts when you told them they were going to have a movie with al pacino. >> my father had heart issues his entire ♪i want to break free♪ (vo) imagine a place where we can finally be free. free to zoom without a meeting request. free to enjoy savory bites, and stunning sights.
and free to reunite with old friends...and new. it's time to break free. ♪i want to break free♪ ♪ohhh i want to break free♪ (vo) ready to break free? plan your getaway with norwegian cruise line. sail safe, feel free. okay, it's go time. team usa on the largest gig-speed network. which means this mega fan never misses a second. it's gig-speed wifi that's “mikaela shiffrin” fast.
ok, that's fast! speed's cool, but does yours block threats? yup, even for these upstairs all-nighters rocking wifi speeds faster than a gig. can your internet do that? learn more about gig-speed wifi, or get started with xfinity internet for $19.99 a month for 12 months. click, call, or visit a store today. ama: oakland police have made an arrest on connection with an assault on an elderly woman. two surveillance cameras captured of the woman being shoved to the ground earlier this month. police have not identified the person they arrested but the individual is facing charges of assault. the 60 six-year-old woman told
abc 7 news anchor dion lim the arrest makes her feel the community is a bit safer. dan: a judge said last week he would not had time to pg&e's criminal probation because federal prosecutors declined to ask him to do so. if nothing changes, that means the probation will be over tomorrow night. our reporter in sacramento has been covering pg&e and spoke to some survivors of the utilities disasters. >> pg&e went on federal probation because of this disaster more than 11 years ago. the san bruno gas explosion. a jury convicted pg&e of six federal felonies, including obstruction of the investigation. eight people died. sue lost three. her teenage son, husband and mother-in-law. you are worried this decision will cost lives? >> right. i don't think i am alone here. >> she is not.
a whole group of survivors called on the judge to keep the company on probation after they told their stories last year, u.s. district judge said he would consider extending the probation if federal prosecutors asked them to. but there office declined, saying it was not necessary. >> shame on them. shame on them. >> they are continuing to kill people. >> he is on the town council in paradise. pg&e's crimes earned his house down. >> if i was on probation, and i have been in the distant past, and i violated that probation, i would be locked up. >> while on probation, pg&e pleaded guilty to a felony for starting the campfire and 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter. >> the fact that the federal prosecutor will not take the judge's lead and keep these
people on probation so they are scrutinized so they cannot kill another person is a slap in the face to me personally and every survivor whose life is different because of pg&e's e responsible actions. brandon: the judge says pg&e has gone a crime spree during probation and will be a menace to california. pg&e is accused of felonies in the 2019 kincade fire and 2020's zogg fire which killed four people, leading to more manslaughter charges. instead of extended probation, the u.s. attorney's office wrote "at this juncture it appears the state courts are the proper forum." >> it is going to take years for those to come to a judgment. it did for us. >> who's getting paid off? >> obviously, they need a new prosecutor. brandon: two of the more than 70,000 people hurt in pg&e disasters.
if the judge does not keep him on a leash, they worry they may have more company soon. >> it hurts my heart. it hurts my heart. brandon: if nothing changes, the one day left on pg&e's probation will be its last. dan: brandon reached out to the justice department and u.s. attorney's office for comment but they declined. they have pointed out in the past that there is no legal precedent for extending probation. the judge declined to comment on the story as well, citing judicial ethics rules. ama: wall street rallied beating back dramatic losses. the dow was down more than 1100 points. it's finished up 99 points, .3%. the nasdaq gained 86 points. the s&p 500 also finished the day in positive territory, higher by 0.3%. experts cite multiple factors for the volatility.
the federal reserve does begin its first policy meeting of the year tomorrow. dan: let's turn our attention to this steady as she goes weather forecast. ama: sandhya patel will let us know if anything changes. sandhya: i think we will see some change but we have to wait until the end of the month or early february before we see that pattern shift. let's talk about the rain because we are still ahead of the game. i know we are in the drought. sfo, above average. oakland, 1.62. san francisco is that 114% of average. statewide, the snowpack is that 106%. all of these numbers i just showed you will continue to go down until we see that pattern changing. no rain on live doppler 7 but we are tracking fog tonight. temperatures anywhere from the 30's and some of the coastal and valley locations all the way to the 40's and 50's. visibility is low.
dense fog in santa rosa. half moon bay also reporting fog at five mile visibility. san francisco is not really showing any signs of fog but that will be changing. foggy areas in the morning. breezy to gusty in the hills tomorrow and a dry mild pattern will carry over through this week but some changes may be in-store. the shark tank looking good. air quality is moderate the next two days. let's look at the hourly forecast fog along the coast and the bay. also some fog towards the delta but as we head towards the afternoon, that fog will peel away from the coastline and everyone will be left with some sunshine but definitely hazy conditions. the morning temperatures will be in the 30's and 40's. coldest areas will be in the north bay valley's where you will see some mid 30's by the
morning so grab the jacket before you go. by the afternoon come upper 50's coast side to the 50's in places like fairfield. hazy skies expected. the weather looks fantastic for the nfc championship game on sunday. it is going to be 70 degrees before the game. temperature dropping down to the upper 50's. dry all the way through next week. monday, a slight possibility of some rain. a snow chance in the sierra. that is the computer model we are leaning towards. the european is not bringing us much through early february but look at what the gfs is doing. maybe a quarter to a third of an inch. accuweather 7 day forecast -- morning fog, breezy in the hills. we are looking at more clouds on friday. temperatures bouncing back for the weekend and remaining above average with the slight possibility of rain on monday.
that gives her the second-longest winning streak in show history. now she can set her sights on ken jennings' 74-hgame streak. she's the most successful woman in the show's history and first transgender contestant to qualify for the tournament of champions. you can watch at 7:00 right here on abc 7. dan: i am pulling for her in the super bowl. the 49ers won a thriller in green bay and one when away from the super bowl. ama: here is larry beil. larry: victorious. the 49ers get ready for another game with the rams. the red and gold featuring a lot of black and blue. the latest on mmm. hey jack, how'd you get this spicy cluck sandwich to have the perfect amount of spice? i call it, jack's spice squad.
who's in the squad? [whispering] it's me. my new spicy cluck sandwich combo. it's my best chicken ever. new year, new start. and now comcast business is making it easy to get going with the ready. set. save. sale. get started with fast and reliable internet and voice for $64.99 a month with a 2-year price guarantee. it's easy... with flexible installation and backing from an expert team, 24/7. and for even more value, ask how to get up to a $500 prepaid card. get a great deal for your business with the ready. set. save. sale today. comcast business. powering possibilities.
everyone needs health insurance. covered california is making sure more people can get it. new federal funding of $3 billion is available to help more californians get covered. julie and bob are paying $700 less every month. dee now gets comprehensive coverage with no monthly premium. and the novarros are paying under $100 per month. check coveredca.com to see your new lower price. covered california. this way to health insurance. enrollment ends january 31st. ♪ at usaa, we've been called "too exclusive" because we were created for officers. but as we've evolved with the military, we've grown to serve all who've honorably served. no matter their rank or when they were in. a marine just out of boot camp or a petty officer from '73 and even his kids and their kids.
usaa is made for all who've honorably served and their eligible family members. are we still exclusive? absolutely. and that's exactly why you should join. my new spicy cluck sandwich with a bigger, crispier and better-than-ever spicy fillet. bigger pickles, more sauce, and the perfect amount of spice to get your taste buds tingling. try my new $6.99 spicy cluck sandwich combo. order on the jack app today.
>> abc 7 sport sponsored by river rock casino. larry: they are battered and bruised but still playing which matters most for the 49ers. now one when away from reaching the super bowl after success in green bay. trent williams injured his right ankle on top of the ongoing elbow issues. the niners would not say if he has a high or low ankle sprain. deebo samuel has been a monster. took a helmet to the thigh. expected to practice this week. jimmy garoppolo made some big throws late. it is all about finding ways to win in crunch time. >> you start to realize you should never be comfortable until the game ends. i think it helps you stay more humble, more grounded and never get too cocky until you get the job done. that job is never done until you are shaking hands when the game is over. larry: the warriors taking no
chances with klay thompson. he's coming back from acl and achilles injuries. listed as questionable tomorrow night. steph curry finding the roo -- fighting through hand and injuries of his home. steph's last five games, 19-60 from downtown, under 32%. curry not using injuries as an excuse. >> who gives a damn about excuses or anything anybody wants to hear? you make shots. you have to start making some shots. that is the temptation of getting in your feelings. i'm missing every shot. i will worry about that and not do anything else. that's not what basketball is about. larry: there's a new giant steph on display on the side of the ymca parking garage. it features a qr code. the first 300 people receive a free book courtesy of rakuten.
right now on jimmy kimmel, lady gaga. have a good night. >> lou: from hollywood, it's "jimmy kimmel live"! tonight -- lady gaga, and jake tapper. and now, jimmy kimmel! [ cheering and applause ] >> jimmy: hi, everyone. thank you. hi. how you doing? thanks. very kind. i appreciate it. i'm jimmy. i'm the host of the show. thanks for watching. thanks for joining us. look, everybody is happy. it was a big weekend here in los angeles. a lot of very exciting stuff going on. first of all, mercury is in retrograde. which means -- nothing.