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"Onto our forecast for the next six days. Plus, we'll take a look at the weekend with KPI x five meteorologist, Paul deneau. There are still storms out there. But the storms this time are not aimed toward northern California. So we will stay mainly rain free for the next week. There's one exception Sunday night Monday morning. We'll get some light rain moving through. That's it. The weekend should be dry sunny and dry on Saturday. Cloudy and dry on Sunday. Highs mainly in the upper fifties to mid sixties. We're looking at some rain moving through late Sunday evening gone by sunrise on Monday, leaving behind it a little bit of wet roadway activity for Monday morning's commute, and then we dry out for a couple more days, and we have more rain likely moving into the end of next week. But one rain chance for the next six days. That's Sunday night. I'm meteorologist Paul the NF KPI KCBS forecast. Thanks for fifty seven degrees in San Francisco. Fifty four now Mountain View San Jose showing fifty four in Milbradt's Fifty-three Oakland at fifty-five San Rafael fifty-one Napa forty-seven same temperature in Santa Rosa traff. And weather together on the aids. And I'll news one oh, six nine AM seven forty KCBS. Our news time now eight twenty one the sixty first Grammy award nominations are out and female artists are making a strong showing for many observers, it's a welcome turn following last year's awards which were heavily criticized for their notable lack of female representation for more on the controversy. And what's changed? He CBS's Jeff bell and petty rising spoke earlier with Arum Sinnreich communications, professor at American University in Washington DC, refresh your memory about last year's controversy. What happened? Well, it was pretty much sweep only one of the major awards went to a woman for for best new artist. And to to make matters worse to add insult to injury that the head of the academy. Bruce port now said that the problem was that that women artists need to quote, step up, unquote. It wasn't the awards or the industry are biased. It was just that the women weren't stepping up far enough, and you know, for obvious reasons that that provoked a massive PR backlash and the industry has spent the year since then wringing its hands and trying to institute some some pretty major changes both in terms of its membership. And in terms of its leadership in talk to us about how that played out this year. Well, the most important thing they did is something that I think we see a lot of organizations not only the entertainment industry, but across America doing in this moment, which is they created a diversity and inclusion task force and they actually brought on nine hundred new voting members, which brings it up to about thirteen thousand total all of whom were either women or people of color or under thirty nine that was the way they described it. I wish that I knew more details about how many of them specifically were women were people color, but it was a real it was more than just a PR fix. It was a real good faith effort to try to make the the people who nominate and vote for Grammy's reflect the diversity of the American public. They also up to the nominations the number of nominations in the top four categories the academy for the the Oscars. Did the same thing expanding the field did that work? Well, it depends on your definition of work. I mean, obviously the the outcome.."