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>> from >> the bay area's news station. you're watching kron 4 news at 6. >> 6 moments of silence america pauses to remember and reflect 20 years after the 9.11 attacks each bell tolling for the moments that the planes hit the world trade center when each tower fell. when another plane hit the pentagon and the crash of united flight 93 near shanksville, pennsylvania. that flight headed to the bay area. that's where we start to saturday here on kron. 4 news at 6. thanks so much for joining us here on this solemn day of reflection. i'm
jonathan mccall. justine has the night off 20 years after the shocking images of terror flooded our screens. the emotions of today still so raw for many folks across america and here in the bay area during a ceremony this morning, president joe biden talked about the pain still being felt and the patriotism of the country right after those attacks. >> we saw her everywhere. and places expected and unexpected. we also so something all too rare. >> true sense of national unity. >> president biden joined at today's ceremony in new york city by former president barack obama and former first lady michelle obama and former new york mayor michael bloomberg. meanwhile at the shanksville, pennsylvania side where united flight 93 was taken down. former president george w bush echoed president biden's sentiments. >> so much of our politics has become a naked appealed anger, fear and resentment. i can
only tell you what action. on america's day of trial and grief. i saw millions of people instinctively grabbed for neighbors hand. and rally to the cause of one another. that is the america i know. >> president biden also attended the shanksville side after making comments in new york city and washington, d c vice president kamala harris also attended that's a memorial service by president george w bush this morning. >> so please know your nation sees you. and we stand with you. and we support you. we are gathered today. and how a brand. at this place. that has been sanctified. a sacrifice. to honor the heroism that the 40 passengers and crew members showed in the face of grave
terrorism. what happened and flight 93. told us then. and it still tells us so much. about the courage of those on board who gave everything they possibly could. >> meanwhile, house speaker nancy pelosi releasing this statement saying in part, quote, the terror attacks on the morning of september 11th for ever changed our nation and the world. these acts of in comprehensible, evil left heartbreaking images seared into our collective memory today and every day we reaffirm our sacred commitment to pay tribute to the fallen. the survivors and the heroes through the rubble has been cleared. the fire is extinguished and our city is rebuilt. the painful memories of september 11th remain forever etched in the hearts of every american inspiring us to come together to build a more peaceful future for generations to come. meanwhile, the city of san francisco taking time today to remember the lives lost in the 9.11 terror attacks during a
ceremony this morning. kron four's camila barco takes us there. >> n.11 is a day america won't forget the san francisco fire and police department remember those who lost their lives, but they also recognize the people who stepped up to help when the nation was under attack. >> i can. i can register some of the situations as we speak. after 20 years, the sights and sounds of 9 11 replay in jeffrey marino's head. i can just about every. every location we were at basically what we did and what we did see, he's among the 11 san francisco firefighters who flew out to new york city to help first responders at ground 0. was overwhelming. thinking we could possibly save someone which wasn't the case among the heroes is harry on sister and san francisco native betty, on face coverings out too.
>> in the for 6,000 planes up in the air for who were scheduled to fly that day. she was a flight attendant on american airlines flight 11 documenting betting it. >> i'm number 3 on flight 11, 5 people hijacked that plane very calm air can their and really, i do information. about the ongoing he's within the plane. and identified 5 hijackers seize flight 11 crashed into the world trade center's north tower. >> at 08:46am she remained on the phone with authorities relay critical information for almost 25 minutes. the san francisco fire police department joined forces saturday to remember, betty, on and each person who perished t kerwin during saturday morning ceremony. san francisco fire called out the names of the 343 firefighters who lost their lives on 9.11. we keep this memory alive to honor those who lost their lives.
>> to honor their families and to honor all of those that were impacted. they paid tribute with the ringing of the bell. >> it's a long tradition in the fire service which signifies the last call for firefighter, something we do any time. >> a firefighter passes away on duty. perry said their mother wondered why body never called home that morning before the crash. i told her that daddy. to which she was trained to do. that. it was her first to t he credits flight attendants for also being first responders just in a different uniform in san francisco. camila barco kron 4 news. >> here's a look at other ceremonies taking place across the bay area today, santa clara and san mateo fire departments hosting a flag ceremony holding a solemn ceremony outside and ringing a bell in which a 5, 5, 5, 5, pattern, which is the notification for a death in the line of duty. meanwhile,
in fremont, a large display could be seen remembering the more than 300 firefighters killed that day 20 years ago. the only plane that did not hit its intended target back on 9/11/2000, one was united flight 93 that plane was headed for either the u.s. capitol building or the white house. but the passengers and crew overtook the hijackers sacrificing their own lives crashing the plane in shanksville, pennsylvania. that plane was headed for the bay area. one of the flight attendants on board was oakland. native want to green kron four's. noelle bellow shows us how she's now being remembered 20 years later. >> we consider hero. appreciate that. people celebrate. one of year olds. >> more like 93. a flight attendant with united airlines for 29 years. wanda greene was one of the first african american flight attendants with united a dedicated mother of 2 children and very active in the new jersey community you in which she lived. but
her home town was oakland and on september 11th. she planned to visit with her family on her layover from flight 93. but wanda and the 43 others on board that plane never made it. we're very proud of her and other passengers. >> the in the night them use that planted the bomb heady war and peace sundry swanson is want us cousin. he was also chief of staff for congresswoman barbara lee on 9/11/2000, one. >> he says the acts of all those on board flight 93 are an example of the courage of these passengers because of cell phones. what's happening. >> and they're very consciously made that decision to take this lying down and that led to war with anyone else who isn't. these are all patriots later we learned that flight 93 more than likely it was coming into the capitol. and so today i'm thinking especially of those heroes on flight 93.
>> who has saved many lives because they took that plane congresswoman lee was inside the capitol that morning. she holds a special place in her heart for chief of staff's cousin want a green. >> for me personally, it's it's a very somber day very active thoughts and prayers go out to sunday's family wants family and all those who lost so many months and loved ones green was 49 years old gone but never forgotten. >> noelle bellow kron 4 news. >> tonight kron 4 will bring you a 30 minute special on the 20th anniversary of the 9.11 attacks. you can catch it tonight at 1030 right here on kron. 4 news. and as we go to break tonight, a live look at washington, dc at ground 0 right now in new york city. you can see those 2 beams up in the skies tonight, replacing where the twin towers once stood. we'll be right back.
>> happening right now. we have some news that we're following from san francisco. an explosion in san francisco's ocean side neighborhood has now prompted a shelter-in-place san francisco police telling kron 00:00am tonight, the started with some type of blast around 2.45 this afternoon along lobo street. that's near the mini and lovie ward recreation center in oceanside investigators believe the blast caused by fireworks. we have learned that 2 people have been hurt. no word on the extent of their injuries. we have also learned that the san
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>> welcome back, everyone. president biden remembering the 20th anniversary of the september 11th attacks today with a visit to each of those attacks sites. nearly 3,000 americans killed that day. kron 4 washington correspondent jessi tenure live for us tonight in washington, dc the president's final stop today. the pentagon obviously a lot of ceremony, a lot of remember, it's a lot of solemn at each one of these sites just sing. >> yeah. most definitely jonathan. all that began at the pentagon at sunrise with a flag unfurling and really just get like you said, the very solemn day and really that's something that the pentagon officials hope continues not just the, you know, they're the respect of the day, but also the unity that came from it. >> 20 years ago. began as a typical morning for. pentagon
employees. but at 09:37am on 9/11/2000. one in second scores of lives were lost. general mark milley, the chairman of the joint chiefs remember the 184 americans killed in the pentagon attack. >> in the building and on flight 77 doctor in a e true innocent ranged in age. >> the 71 years old. petty officer second class chris romero petition dot. >> just as we once worked alongside so many of them we know him alongside all of you. defense secretary lloyd austin said the pentagon has worked these past 20 years to honor their sacrifices by defending the country against terrorism. it will always be our duty to fulfill their missions and to live up to their goodness and to stand guard over this democracy. this is the first 9.11 anniversary without us troops in afghanistan. >> and as debate about the withdrawal continues. pentagon officials remember those who gave their lives during the war. and those now back home
who are questioning their impact. you did your duty. your service matter. your sacrifice was not in vain. the day's final commemoration at the pentagon happened before sunset. the commander in chief, president biden laid a wreath after stops at the other to attack sites in new york city and shanksville, pennsylvania. >> and there's still one more washington bay ceremony to come house and senate leadership, both democrats and republicans. we'll meet together on the u.s. capitol steps on monday in remembrance of 9.11 live in washington. i'm jessi tenure, jesse, we know that you mentioned in your story. this is actually the first 9.11. >> anniversary since u.s. troops troops have been withdrawn from afghanistan are top officials talking about the importance of that moment in connection with today. >> there's a little bit of that mixed in it to the
pentagon ceremony. but most of that focus was on the 13 service members who lost their lives. and it just those final days at that airport attack at an in kabul. and so they were saying that, you know, while there are a lot of different feelings right now. a lot of different emotions because of the withdrawal coinciding with this important anniversary that hopefully they can. you know, we can all kind of move forward as a country and again, preaching that that unity message moving forward. all right. jesse tenure, lot for us tonight in washington, dc. >> jessie, thank you so much. meanwhile, california junior junior senator alex padilla reflecting on the anniversary of the attacks today saying that in a country that has been so politically divided now is the time to come together as a nation. >> can't let to those threats and some hate out there in the and isolated quarters. keep us loving one another from being at neighbors and community
members and coworkers and friends, especially here in the most diverse city in the most diverse state in the nation. >> the deal was mayor of los angeles at the time of the attacks. he says he recalled seeing the news on ticker at the bottom of his tv screen that read for planes unaccounted for were headed to los angeles. but of course, that proved to be falls. talk about our 4 zone forecast tonight. a live look at the bay area courtesy of the mount tam kim. you can see things kind of shaken there a little bit things, a little gusty outside kron mabrisa rodriguez here tonight with a look at what else is on the way as we move further into the saturday night. i know. i was shocked. he didn't say it's a picture perfect day in the bay area's beautiful outside. it is a picture perfect and you came back just in time to brag for on this. right. i know right. it's all me. but. >> what it was hard for me to actually head into work today because i wanted to enjoy the beautiful weather outside. but all right. all report on it instead. hopefully you guys got to enjoy it for me. let's
take a live look outside at half moon bay marine layer non existing beautiful out there from coast to valleys and radar for not really seeing any lower high cloud out there. but future cast for going to see some high clouds overhead during the overnight hours giving way to plenty of sunshine by the afternoon. maybe some drizzle but really not going to be a big drizzle maker like we have seen in weeks past and calmer conditions after that storm swept through the bay area to end your workweek forecast. but the tradeoff beautiful weather today. so what a difference 24 hours makes. temperatures out there right now. widespread 5060, 70's and 80's. as you make your way inland conquered in livermore in the mid 80's upper 50's for those of you at half moon bay and we are tracking a warmer and drier air mass out there right now to start out the 1st half of your weekend with when tracker for calmer winds speeds out there still getting a little bit of that offshore wind influence for downtown san francisco with sustained
winds in the teens. but overnight lows tonight, widespread mid 50's low 60's. for those of you in and talk and low 50's for santa rosa and temperatures tomorrow. almost a rinse and repeat pattern of today. a little bit warmer inland. those still going to be in the mid 90's for concord in livermore, mid 80's for napa with novato trying to flirt with that 90 degree weather. but seasonal for oakland 74 degrees with downtown san francisco warming up to 68 degrees. so once again, enjoy it for me. bay area. we're back in studio tomorrow so we can't seize on. we're good, but i would love to be outside, though. but none of that traffic like those folks at the bay bridge. yeah. good luck with risa. thank you. thanks. we'll be right back. and once they with us.
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this recall is an enemy to this state before members of s e i u of 2015 hit the phones and knocked on doors. urging voters to reject recalling the governor tuesday, the eu made up through elected democrats narrowing down what is at stake. it's our governor. they're protected asked against covid the governor's opponents have criticized him for implementing masking and vaccination mandates. but his supporters say he has taken necessary actions save lives and livelihoods this election is a matter of life and death public health is on the ballot. the governor defended his pandemic policies during a nearly 17 minute speech while also taking swings and conservative talk show host in 10 republican candidate larry elder, the only candidate he mentioned by name attacking his desire to eliminate minimum wage. downplaying the impacts of global warming and
elders person he's he doesn't believe, for example. there's a glass ceiling it doesn't believe women have the right to attorney lee. he doesn't believe women are even has smart. >> as men. the governor says if everyone votes, the recall will fail vote. >> in opening up a leap to go from 4 know. so thanks so much for joining us here on kron, 4 news at 6 o'clock this saturday night. the news is always on kron. 4 dot com. >> a person i will see you back here live in prime time starting
>> now on inside california politics we have to turn out the vote and vote no on this republican recall governor newsom brings out the democratic star power to campaign for him in california. we will show them you're not going to get this done not here never. >> and gop front runner larry elder makes his final push ahead of election day. how his approach to covid would be very different from governor news. broadcasting across the golden state. this is california politics. thanks