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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> breaking news, a double stabbing. out of san francisco, mike pelton will have the latest. >> the sunday night deadline is quickly approaching and still no deal has been met between bart unions and bart management. the two sides are coming out with conflicting stories after meeting yesterday. >> angry cab drivers took to the streets of san francisco to protest ride- sharing service, blocking a major throughway for hours. and were keeping an eye on bay area weather this
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morning as we get a live look of oakland from the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. good morning everyone i'm anny hong. thank you for joining us this wednesday july 31st. >> good morning, notice, very similar conditions to what we saw just a few moments ago. really just
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prepare yourself for that pattern of morning fog and possible patchy sunshine. there is an incident with a big break on west bound flight 80 but it looks like it is not going to impact the traffic lanes. here is a live look it is flowing pretty decent. the san mateo bridge, just 13 minutes. southbound 101 it not that bad. with lots of again no
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incidents to report your drive looking good.
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>> we'll have more on your top stories in just a moment, but first lets check in with erica for an update on your weather and traffic. good morning erica. the bay area is just days away from a second possible bart strike and there is still a lot of work that needs to be done before the sunday night deadline.
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no deal was made yesterday when bart management and bart unions were at the negotiation table. bart management released its latest offer to the media, and although it violates the gag order, bart officials say they have gotten to the point where everyone needs to know the details. the union is claming that bart is lying about the numbers at hand. according to lead union negotiator, josie mooney, yesterday was not a good day at the bargaining table. the session lasted only 10- minutes and during that time bart negotiators rejected the four proposals that union reps made back on july 19th. contract talks will resume this morning. with the bart strike looming, other bay area transit agencies are once again bracing for a flood of additional commuters. and this time around the problem could be even worse. kron 4's charles clifford explains. >> reporter: the last bart strike forced hundreds of thousands of people to find other ways to get back and forth to work but it could have been a lot of worse. the strike happened over the
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fourth of july when a lot folks were on vacation. that meant that a smaller than normal number of people were trying to commute. if bart workers go on strike again next week, there's no holiday to relieve the pressure. that means even more people will need to use ferries, buses or carpools to get around this afternoon the metropolitan transportation commission held a regional conference call with it's partner transit agencies to discuss the problem. anticipating additional riders, several agencies said today that they are beefing up services. the san francisco bay ferry plans to add at least two boats to its fleet. and if there is a strike, bart is going to add even more charter busses than last time. >> they started with 58 busses in july and now they are going to go up to 90. those busses service all the bart lines and go on to west oakland and on to the city of san francisco as well. >> reporter: the other area that the mtc wants to focus on is getting more people to carpool they say that during the morning commute a lot of folks use carpools to get into san francisco, but far fewer use the service to get out of the city. >> the key is to find
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people who are driving and have them go down to the transbay terminal and pick up people who are trying to get home. >> reporter: and finally the mtc wants to remind people that even if you don't ride bart, a strike will impact traffic across the entire bay area. >> folks who don't think they would be affected by bart very well could be. >> reporter: in the newsroom, charles clifford kron 4 news. >> stay with kron 4 news as we continue our coverage on a second possible bart strike. we have all the latest information on kron four - dot -com as well as our 24/7 bay area news channel on comcast 193. >> it was a chaotic scene outside of san francisco's city hall yesterday as protesting cab drivers backed up van ness avenue for two hours. cab drivers lined up their cars, then let them sit. they say they are furious over ride-share services such as lyft, uber and sidecar who are taking a slice of their business. >> we have to pay money for
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licenses, with commercial insurance. and those others have nothing! >> this is frustrating, and with families to feed. with no regulation? on one part of the industry? >> the mayor's office says it has no plans to try and regulate the ride sharing services. officials say it is a state issue. >> the california public utilities commission has weighed in on how to regulate smartphone-enabled rideshare services with a proposed decision. as part of the recommendations, companies, such as lyft, uber and sidecar, would have to be licensed by the c-p-u-c, run background checks on drivers, have a driver- training program, and have a more stringent insurance policy. the c-p-u-c would require a one- million dollar per- incident coverage policy for rideshare vehicles and drivers during a trip with passengers. there would also be a zero- tolerance drug and alcohol
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policy. the proposed decision is open to public comment for the next 30 days before the commission has its first opportunity to vote on the recommendations on september 5th. kron 4 morning news continues after this break. with what on wanted-- unwanted pests from a retail experience.
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>> >> a bedbug infestation in two bay area goodwill warehouses are shut down, and loads of donated items have been thrown out. no workers are allowed on the premises until it is confirmed that the infestation *won't* spread. and the outbreak could cost goodwill hundreds of thousands of dollars. although the bedbugs were nowhere near the stores, some wary customers tell kron 4's alecia reid they are concerned about recently purchased items from goodwill. >> reporter: the goodwill stores remain in business - but the warehouses are on lockdown because of a bedbug scare. >> i just bought a bunch of stuff and i wanna return it. >> that's scary. they're hard to get rid of >> reporter: bedbugs were found at the 11th and mission san francisco warehouse last friday. everything there was thrown out. and it's been closed since. there was a possible bedbug sighting at the burlingame warehouse as well. at that facility, only the area where the bugs may have been seen is closed off. even then, we're told enough to fill a tractor trailer was sent to a landfill. and hundreds of pounds of garments were steam cleaned. >> take precautions just in case because anything can happen >> that makes me think about coming back again
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because i think about all the things the store can have but i never think of bedbugs >> inspection at the burlingame warehouse is set for tomorrow. goodwill estimates this outbreak will cost hundreds of thousands of dollars in lost inventory. goodwill is asking people to hold off on donating more goods otherwise they will have to rent more trailers to process them. an expense they can't afford.
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>> welcome back. here is a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza. and first, your forecast. >> good morning, it looks like temperatures are similar to where they were 24 hours ago. maybe if you are walking your dog?
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fifty's right now. and you will notice that by noon. places like oakland and san mateo. we will see some 70's. after a as w put the clock into motion. the yellow, and the orange, with temperatures nearly the low 80s. and again that some increase with cloud coverage. and temperatures ending up into the 50s and 60s. temperatures expected to be predominantly 70's. however, some 80s in the oakland ballet. 70's and santa clara. and
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temperatures in the east bay mainly sunny skies with a peace in pittsburgh. downtown san francisco will see 63 degrees your kron 4 7 day around the bay temperatures will be cooler than the average for the next couple of days. as we get closer to the weekend. temperatures could certainly get into the 70's and 80's by the bay. and slightly cooler as we start the next work week. in terms of traffic so far, no hot spots. just a tad lighter than what we saw about 10 minutes ago. no delay on any
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of the approaches. this live look at the san mateo bridge. no problems. between each and every morning with lots of space between cars. all decent conditions reported. >> health officials in iowa and nebraska say a pre- packaged salad mix is the source of a stomach bug outbreak that's sickened more than 178 people. the bug, known as cyclospora, is a rare parasite that causes a lengthy gastrointestinal illness. similar outbreaks have been reported elsewhere in the u- s, but its not clear if the salad mix is linked to those cases. nebraska officials say the salad mix came through national distribution
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channels. >> today senators will question obama administration officials about the n-s-a's surveillance programs. this comes after the house rejected a proposal last week to shut down the secret collection of phone records. the hearing today will include testimonies from the justice department, f-b- i, and the n-s-a. a senior federal judge who previously served on the foreign intelligence surveillance court will also testify. the government acknowledged last week that there has been a number of compliance problems with governing the secret collection of americans' phone records. president obama makes a rare visit to capitol hill today, to rally fellow democrats ahead of the congressional summer recess. the president is scheduled to meet with the house democratic caucus just after 10 a-m, followed by a sit-down with senate democrats about an hour later. both sessions are closed- door meetings, with no reporters allowed. obama is expected to discuss immigration, the economy and health care reform with his party's members of congress.
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>> in a matter of days anthony weiner has fallen from front runner of the new york city mayoral race to fourth. this comes after news that he had an inappropriate online relationship with a woman after he resigned from congress for that very reason. but despite sliding poll numbers and calls for him to drop out of the race, anthony weiner says he's not leaving. ed payne has the story. >> reporter: in this latest attempt he released this video responding for people for him to step down. >> it is not about the campaign it is about helping the workers. >> reporter: just six weeks.
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this latest poll showing that 16 percent would not vote for him. now, the opponent lead the race. and for me, the question it is i would like to be the first elected female mayor. >> reporter: this poll showing that 30 percent of likely voters would be satisfied if he left of race left -- the race.
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>> >> former first lady, senator and secretary of state hillary clinton has not even said she is running for president yet. but hillary=dot=com has raised more than one=million dollars since march. it's also signed up half a million facebook supporters. clinton has another half million through other facebook sites. a marist mcclatchy poll this week gives her an overwhelming lead over potential democratic rivals ranging from vice president joe biden to maryland governor martin o'malley. in fact all of her rivals have said if clinton runs, they will not oppose her. one new wrinkle is the huma factor. huma abedin is the head of clinton's transition team. abedin has been her top aide since leaving the state department. she's also the wife of new york's sexting mayoral candidate anthony weiner abedin's defense of her husband has reportedly
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irritated her boss. remember hillary stood by her man during the lewinsky scandal, but never publicly defended him. former first lady, senator and secretary of state hillary clinton hasn't even said she's running yet but one day after this. comes this: (ka-ching) ready for hillary=dot=com has raised more than one=million dollars since march. it's also signed up half a million facebook supporters. clinton has another half million through other facebook sites. those numbers aren't that big by political standards. president obama has 36 million facebook followers.
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but clinton won't be on any ballot for two years. and these numbers may be overwhelming lead over ranging from vice president governor martin o'malley. whatever her decision, against herself on the big cnn is producing a full=length documentary that will be shown in theaters from the monica lewinsky secretary of state, the works. "rodham" will cover the younger years of her life ropes politically. the sentencing hearing begins today for u.s soldier and a host of other charges for giving secrets to wikileaks. although a military judge at fort meade, found manning not guilty of aiding th eenemy, he still faces a for a raft of other charges. demonstrators gathered in san francisco near the powell street bart station last night to show their support for bradley manning and to call for his release. the justice department will pay $4.1 million to a california college student left in a drug enforcement administration holding cell for four days without food or water. daniel chong, was detained in san diego and left in the 5-by-10-foot windowless holding cell. he said he drank his own urine to stay alive and tried to write a farewell message to his mother with his own blood. chong was hospitalized for five days for dehydration, kidney failure, cramps and a perforated esophagus. daly city police are looking for two scam artists who are from an eldery woman. police say these men approached a 90-year-old woman at the saint francis they showed her a dent on
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her car and offered to fix it for her at her house and for a lower cost. police say after the work was finished the suspects took a large amount of money from the victim's purse and bedroom. the suspects were last seen drving a white, late 90's chevrolet s-u-v.
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>> a proud young american has traded in her rifle for pom poms. that's right, she's gone from the u-s army to the n- f-l. craig fouhy introduces us to this very special arizona cardinals cheerleader who once served in iraq.u.s. aviation officials are no longer allowing foreign airlines to land alongside another plane when touching down at san francisco international airport. the federal aviation administration said tuesday it implemented the change sunday to minimize distractions during a critical phase of flight. and the this was an amazing experience. >> after a just taking such a long break. >> this lasted seven years.
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menlo >> issue one from basic training. and in april, 20 07. and she went to iraq. >> she was very far from her home. >> i was just one hour north of baghdad. >> she had bigger problems to worry about. her job was with critical success on the front lines. when everybody
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stands before the national anthem they cannot help >> uc the flag. to be part of fighting for that is a great feeling.
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damage good morning fairfield yes, if there are some alcohol clouds stood the bay area office with mainly clear conditions over the golden gate bridge. however, that fog is going
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to clear later on tonight. it is going to take a while for those clouds to clear the fog tracker through the 7:00 a.m. hour, take a look. that blanket of cloud coverage with fairfield. but the rest is overcast conditions. most of that cloud coverage will go over the immediate coast. pacifica, with sunny skies and cool mild weather. to break down your afternoon forecast in the east bay. 81 degrees and mainly sunny skies. as we turn our attention to the east bayshore look for the 60s. berkeley, 66. to the south
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bay, notice for comfortable evergreen, 81 degrees. and as we turn our attention to the peninsula gradually getting warmer towards the bayshore. san francisco, 63 degrees. '70s in palo alto. and for the north bay temperatures are where we should be for this time of year. your extended forecast showing your kron 4 7 day around the bay temperatures of be on the cool side with a bit of a warm-up. and in terms of traffic. still no wait to the a bay bridge toll plaza. and of course, the metering lights are off.
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traffic is moving decent in both directions. out towards foster city. and the golden gate bridge is problem-free. developing news where a doubldouble stabbing. near goldn gate park. mike pelton? >> reporter: good morning. we are just learning that they are looking for two suspects. we just have a vague description. there were headed north bound in a maroon vehicle. it happened run 2:20 a.m.. golden gate park. the officers are still here and they are processing this incident. they called 911. they are cooperating with police. police say that they stabbed an adult man in
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the upper body. authorities did not know a motive in the case. as we look out here live. the good news is that is not impacting traffic but they are to and what they. >> is there any more information about this will and that she could be in her 40's? >> connection between the two is not known. and that is where really the description was seen as wearing dreadlocks.
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>> the sunday night deadline is quickly approaching and still no deal has been met between bart unions and bartthe two sides are coming out after meeting yesterday. >> good morning. however, monday could be difficult if not reached a deal. the trains are running this morning but we can tell you that negotiations will continue at 9:00 a.m.. as they left the bargaining table. frustrated. health- care benefits and as well as pensions. they are working with each other letting each other no what is going on it and why they are not reaching a deal. that is why they cannot come to a quick resolution. i asked them
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meanwhile, many commuters are cfollowing this very closely. by monday, this could be very bad. when the board trains stop. however, by monday, the bart trains could be stopping. >> thank-you. latest offer to the media, and although it violates the gag order, bart officials say they have gotten to the point where everyone needs the union is claming that bart is lying about the
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numbers at hand. according to lead union negotiator, josie mooney, yesterday was not a good day at the bargaining table. minutes and during that time bart negotiators rejected the four proposals that union reps made back on july 19th. contract talks will resume this morning. with the bart strike transit agencies are once again bracing for a flood of problem could be even worse.
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the federal aviation administration said tuesday it implemented the change sunday to minimize critical phase of flight. aftermath of the asiana airlines crash, and on same foreign airlines to use a reckonings when landing at sfo. side if the weather is do that, but air traffic controllers are nowfaa spokesman ian gregor any significant delays as a result of the change. the bay area is just days away from a second possible bart strike and there is still a lot of work that needs to be done before the sunday night deadline. when bart management and negotiation table. this time around if no deal explains.
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>> watching wall street this morning, futures trading shows mixed trading in all three indexes this morning. the dow trading up, while the nasdaq and the s-and-p trading negatively this morning. stocks spent yesterday look for direction-- and today they might find it, once the federal reserve released its updated policy. the dow slipped a point. technology stocks did better than the rest of the
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market. the nasdaq composite rose 17 points. the s-and-poor's 500 rose less than a point. opening bell is at 6:30. a fact set survey finds economists expect the g-d-p data report to show the u-s economy barely grew from april through june. but economists are hopeful that the weak second quarter is a temporary lull and some say growth is already starting to pick up. economists forecast growth slowed in the april to june quarter to a seasonally adjusted rate of just one percent. that's below january to march's rate of one-point- eight percent. the first estimate of g-d-p growth will be released this morning. facebook's stock came within pennies of it's 38- dollars i-p-o price yesterday for the first time since its rocky initial public offering more than a year ago. shares of facebook rose $2.18 to close at $37.61. the stock hit $37.96 in afternoon trading.
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the world's biggest online social network has been on a roll since it reported stronger-than-expected earnings last week. facebook's ability to grow mobile revenue was one of the biggest concerns in the weeks leading up to its i- p-o last year. facebook now derives 41- percent of it's ad revenue from mobile advertising. a proposed class-action lawsuit alleges apple has been mistreating thousands of employees who haven't been paid while forced to wait in line to show they aren't trying to steal the company's merchandise from stores. the complaint was filed last week in a san francisco federal court by two former employees. they say that they and their co-workers regularly had to wait to have their bags and other belongings searched before they could leave the premises. the suit alleges the policy often detained them an additional 15 to 30 minutes per shift-- without pay.
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>> welcome back. it is wednesday. we are 1/2 way to the workweek. and we can check the work week. >> yes. if your headed out to work or school with mid upper 50s. i want to show you these temperatures for slight warming. by noon, 60s the yellow, turning to the orange showing very comfortable for this time of year. mostly sunny skies. and temperatures will be
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cooler by 8:00 p.m. for your afternoon high. we could see a mixture of '70s and '80s. as we work our way towards the east bay. '70s for those in concord. mainly sunny skies. richmond, 64 degrees. and napa in terms of your extended forecast. your kron 4 7 day around the bay cooler than normal for the next couple of days. but by friday, to be a little bit warmer. warmer temperatures. and as for traffic around the bay. here is a look at
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the bay bridge. the backup to the bay bridge toll plaza. the fast track, looking decent. and here is a look at the san mateo bridge. 12-13 minutes. no accidents to report. i want to go over some drive times. from hercules towards berkeley. no problems for the macarthur maze. and also, the coyote valley and also, no accidents for the 280.
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also, a mosquito spraying has been spreading. also, the city of richmond is trying to take action with homes under water. >> the richmond home that she purchased at $300,000 about 15 years ago. today is only at 170.
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>> she owes more than what the home is worth. this will allow to refinance at an affordable rate. >> i think that i would stand a fair chance. >> on the steps of city hall. the city is joining the mortgage resolution partners. if the banks do not play along of eminent domain. this sh serves as a direct public purpose. >> we are very committed to keeping our community impact from this housing crisis that we still suffer. >> this could keep borrowing
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more expensive for the entire community. >> this could help or if it could have adverse consequences for the home. >> this could have been devastating is diverted. >> she calls this for home. >> i think that this is the first up for helping people that need it. >> in richmond, justin waldman, kron 4 news. >> u.s. home prices rose 12.2% according to the standard and poor's index. it was the biggest jump in prices since march 20th 06. and san francisco has the fastest-growing home prices. they are up by 24.5% since may of last year. and in sports, the toronto blue jays and the oakland ended
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their ending a streak. over the oakland athletics. and there were five home runs. and the oakland pitcher lost giving up five runs. he walked to runners. the philadelphia phillies beat the giants 7-3 to snap an eight-game losing streak. the defending world series champion giants have lost five in a row and eight of nine. they came off a 3-7 homestand that left them in last place in the nl west. barry zito gave up four runs and five hits in 3 1-3 innings. the 2002 al cy young award winner is 0-7 with a 9.97 era on the road. the beard has gone blue. the dodgers have signed free-agent reliever brian wilson to a one-year contract. wilson hasn't pitched in the major leagues since april 12, 2012, the same month he underwent tommy john surgery on his right elbow. wilson was one of the majors' top relievers from
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2008-11 with the giants. he was a three-time all-star and led the big leagues with 163 saves in 186 chances. the 31-year-old pitcher has limited opposing hitters to a.238 batting average during his career with 340 strikeouts in 320 innings. the 49ers new stadium in sants clara will feature a beer app downloadable to fans mobile devices. the levi's stadium beer app will update patrons on the relative length of beer and bathroom lines in real time. other featured apps will also stream replays from multiple angles. fans will
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also be able to watch nfl red zone on devices from inside the stadium. 49ers may be working on a beer to seat delivery system. levi's stadium open for the 2014 season. traffic and weather coming up.
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>> the wives and children of fallen military heroes are in for a day of fun wednesday at six flags discovery kingdom in vallejo. twenty-three gold star wives and 62 children will attend the free "snowflake day" event, named after the national charity, snowball express that cares for the children of fallen military members. a special picnic between noon and 2 p.m. will include visits by the park's animals and looney tunes characters, and a chance for the children to meet a dolphin up close end personal, six flags discovery kingdom snowball express wa >> , the doubl stabbing at golden gate park. the latest, from mike stabbing at golden gate park. the latest, from mike pelton. ñáçwçñ
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(male announcer) this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> top stories we are following for you on this wednesday july 31st. >> police in san francisco are searching for two people involved in a double stabbing overnight in the city's haight-ashbury neighborhood a live report on what happened. >> the cloud coverage is going to burn off. still, dealing with the marine layer. and it is not only impact in the coast. with visibility near livermore. as i mentioned, sunny skies and your 7 day around the bay at 5:15.
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>> a pretty decent drive. there is construction on the 680 southbound. still, some planes that we are checking on but still light and easy drive westbound. a quick commute check showing that the westbound a trivial amount pass. highway no. 4 looking good. the south bay and the peninsula. and the north bay light traffic. >> there has been a double stabbing on 8/8 ashbury. golden gate park. mike near haight ashbury. >> reporter: just the last 30 minutes, the fire department left after cleaning up the blood. we know that they are cleaning
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looking for two suspects. there were last seen in north bound. several witnesses saw the stabbing and called 911. the entrance to golden gate bridge. they cooperated with police it happened around 2:20 a.m. and there were both transported to san francisco general. they still need help identify the suspects. and it is quiet once again at golden gate park. there have been multiple surveillance in this area. they are hoping that they can track down and locate who that is going. and it's back to the negotiating table as bart workers and union officials cannot come
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to an agreement on new contracts. >> it was pretty much a waste of a day. those negotiations towards the stations, they can still enjoy the freedom of writing bart but it could still shut down. however, there will have to find other ways to get to work, school. and towards the workers will be on strike for the second time in five weeks. both are having difficulty in agreeing with the numbers. they are offering an 8 percent pay raise over 40 years. over
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the next four years. and we got a chance to speak with union negotiators and they say that that is not true. >> we feel that we reached the moment that everybody knows. >> we want to inform the media about also want to tell them the truth. and every employee needs extra money in their pocket. >> the directors have been giving the public and thpublic false information. >> i think that what we see is reasonable. >> we do not want the public to fall for the banana and the tail pipe. we're here to negotiate. we're not here to play games.
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>> you heard the negotiators saying that it is not right for the negotiators to go to the media and they are talking about tax payer dollars. the good news is that the union negotiations between 70 and midnight. everybody is hoping that they will be able to reach a deal sooner than later and not to flirt with the deadline. with erica the bart strike, as a secondbart management released its latest offer to the media, and although it violates the gag order, bart officials say they have gotten to the point where everyone needs to know the details. bart is lying about the numbers at hand. negotiator, josie mooney, yesterday was not a good day at the bargaining table. the session lasted only 40- minutes and during that time the four proposals that union reps made back on july 19th. contract talks will resume this morning. the last bart strike forced hundreds of thousands of people to find other ways to get back and forth to work but it could have been a lot of worse. the strike happened over the
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fourth of july when a lot folks were on vacation. if bart workers go on strike again next week, there's no holiday to relieve the pressure. this means even more people will need to use ferries, around. anticipating additional riders, several agencies say they are beefing up services. bart is going to add even more charter busses than last time. >> "they started with 58 busses in july and now they are going to go up to 90. those busses service all the bart lines and go on to west oakland and on to the city >> the san francisco bay ferry plans to add at least two boats to its fleet. and the m-t-c suggests that if you are going to drive to carpool. they said during the morning commute a lot of folks used carpools to get into san francisco, but far fewer used the service to get out of the city. the m-t-c wants to remind people that even if you don't ride bart, a strike will impact traffic across the entire bay area. >> u-s aviation officials are no longer allowing foreign airlines to land alongside another plane when touching down at san francisco international airport. the federal aviation administration said it
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implemented the change sunday to minimize distractions during a critical phase of flight. the change comes in the aftermath of the asiana airlines crash, and on same day the f-a-a started advising foreign airlines to use a g-p-s system instead of visual reckonings when landing at sfo. p-g-and-e crews are on the scene of a gas leak that forced several businesses to evacuate in mountain view. it happened last night around five in the evening on charleston road and san antonio road. fire crews noticed a bulge in the ground-- and when p- g-and-e arrived they discovered a gas leak. repairs began immediately and are expected to continue for the next hour or so. the cause of the leak has not been determined. also, there was a struggle
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between two men with multiple injuries after one man smashed one man's head on the concrete. >> will be back with more on today's headlines and a few moments. this is a live look at the san mateo bridge. looking decent.
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>> watching wall street. the nasdaq was of and the s&p 500 was just near a fraction. and facebook overnight draggintrading -- it s up. just $38 per share.
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watching wall street this morning, futures trading shows mixed trading in all three indexes this morning. the dow trading up, while trading negatively this morning. stocks spent yesterday look for direction-- and today they might find it, once the federal reserve released itsthe dow slipped a point. technology stocks did better than the rest of the market. points. the s-and-poor's 500 rose opening bell is at 6:30. facebook's stock came within pennies of it's 38-dollars i-p-o price yesterday for rocky initial public offering more than a year ago. shares of facebook rose $2.18 to close at $37.61. the stock hit $37.96 in afternoon trading. the world's biggest online social network has been on a stronger-than-expected earnings last week. facebook's ability to grow mobile revenue was one ofo last year. facebook now derives 41- percent of it's ad revenue
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its two day policy meeting today. and most economists think the fed won't make any changes in rate policies. investors will be watching for hints to when the fed might slow its bond purchases or raise its key short-term rate. chairman ben bernanke rattled markets last month when he said the federal reserve might slow its bond look at 'em. living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible. combine to make e the perfect breakfast. like kneading dough only she could make from scratch. so after 65 years of baki, marie callender's new sausage, egg, and cheese se breakfast sandwich starts with th a golden cheddar biscuit that's light and fluffy. finally, a breakfast sandwih that toasts warm and flaky right from the microwave.
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>> good morning. >> good morning. >> temperatures are similar to where the were just 24 hours ago. oakland and san jose. we do have some areas of cloud coverage with this morning lighter. that cloud coverage is not only impacting the coast but it is impacting the coast. through livermore. as the go for the afternoon and please make your way towards sunshine with cool and mild conditions. we will see 60s for the bay and in the mid
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peninsula. pretty mild weather. fairly comfortable in livermore and san jose. and as we put the clock into motion. some of that yellow is going to turn to orange with the warming of the '70s and '80s. temperatures will be below the seasonal average but still pleasant. '70s and '80s. but expect the clouds to return. with 50s and 60s indicated by the blue and green. let me show you the afternoon highs. a few degrees warmer than what we saw yesterday. a mixture of '70s and '80s in the south bay. 80 degrees expected in los gatos. we have our fair share of 70's in santa clara. fremont, 68 degrees. mainly sunny skies for the east bay interior
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valleys. vallejo, 75 degrees. for those in richmond and downtown san francisco, 53 degrees it is going to be comfortable. napa coming to a 70 degrees. we are going to continue with this cool pattern. but temperatures are going to start to turn the corner. slightly warmer as we go towards the weekend. with brief morning fog. and highs in the upper 80s mid-60s for the coast. and george? >> let me show you the san mateo bridge. there is an accident. if you look closely you will see some flashing lights. it was
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just reported by the c h p. it was showing that we are hoping that it is going to stay on the shoulder. but it is not yet backed up. so far, things are looking good. a light and easy drive. from the nimitz, to the macarthur maze all looking good. and the 101 northbound. they are still on the bridge changing over the pylons. and let us take a look from the bay. updating some drive times, 12 minutes on the east shore freeway. from highway 85.
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they both are looking good. >> a sentencing hearing begins today for u-s soldier bradley manning. he's been convicted of espionage and a host of other charges for giving secrets to "wikileaks." a military judge found manning not guilty of aiding the enemy, he still faces a maximum of 136 years in prison. demonstrators gathered in san francisco near the powell street bart station. to show their support for bradley manning. and to call for his release. senators will question obama administration officials about the n-s-a's surveillance programs today.
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this comes after the house rejected a proposal last week to shut down the secret collection of phone records. the hearing today will include testimonies from the justice department, f-b-i, and the n-s-a. previously served on the foreign intelligence surveillance court will also testify. the government acknowledged last week that there has been a number of compliance problems with governing the secret collection of americans' phone records. government contractor edward snowden says he's grateful son. lon snowden spoke to a russian television station and delivered a message to his son saying quote "your family is well and we love you." edward snowden has been stuck at the moscow airport while russia considers his request for temporary asylum. the u-s has charged snowden with disclosing secret government surveillance programs. president obama will make a
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rare visit to capitol hill today, to rally fellow democrats ahead of the congressional summer recess. the president is scheduled to meet with the house democratic caucus just after 10 a-m, followed by a sit-down with senate democrats about an hour later. both sessions are closed- door meetings, with no reporters allowed. the president is expected to discuss immigration, the economy and health care reform with his party's members of congress. former first lady, senator and secretary of state hillary clinton has not even said she is running for president yet. but hillary-dot-com has raised more than one=million dollars since march. it's also signed up half a
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million facebook supporters. clinton has another half million through other facebook sites. a marist mcclatchy poll this week gives her an overwhelming lead over potential democratic rivals ranging from vice president joe biden to maryland governor martin o'malley. in fact all of her rivals have said if clinton runs, they will not oppose her. [ female announcer ]r are you sensitive to dairy?
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>> mosquitoes in several zip codes in the san jose area have tested positive for the west nile virus. the mosquitoes were found in the berryessa area.this extends into north san jose. ground fogging for the mosquitoes is scheduled for tomorrow starting at 11 p-m. and it expected to last for several hours. it's an effort to prevent the spread of west nile virus to humans. the fogging. and if the virus is still found. more >> a bedbug infestation in two bay area goodwill warehouses have left them shut down, and loads of donated items have been thrown out. bedbugs were found at the 11th and mission san francisco warehouse last friday. everything there was thrown out. and it's been closed since. there was a possible bedbug sighting at the burlingame warehouse as well. at that facility, only the area where the bugs may have been seen is closed off.
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donations were taken to the landfill and hundred of pounds of garments were steam cleaned. a bedbug infestation in two bay area goodwill warehouses have left them shut down, have been thrown out. no workers are allowed on the premises until it is confirmed that the infestation *wont spread. and the outbreak could cost goodwill hundreds ofalthough the bedbugs were >> i just bought a bunch of >> that's scary. they're hard to get rid of >> bedbugs were found at the 11th and mission san francisco warehouse last friday. everything there was thrown out. and it's been closed since. there was a possible bedbug sighting at the burlingame warehouse as well. at that facility, only the area where the bugs may have been seen is closed off. even then, we're told enough to fill a tractor trailer was sent to a landfill. and hundreds of pounds of garments were steam cleaned. health officials in iowa and nebraska say a pre-packaged salad mix is the source of a stomach bug outbreak that's people. the bug, known as cyclospora, is a rare parasite that causes a illness. similar outbreaks have been
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reported elsewhere in the u- s, but its not clear if the salad mix is linked to thosenebraska officials say the national distribution channels.
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>> welcome back. >> take a look at this live shot from our roof cam. i did make out some of the lights from the building. this is actually a live look outside. you are not seen much when you step out in downtown san francisco. it will burn off into the afternoon. in fact might 11:00 a.m. we will see some sun. it will be very similar to what we're seeing right now when we reach 8:00 p.m.. we will want to the '60s and '70s as we approach lunchtime. by 3:00 p.m. was still be below normal. your
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high will be from the low fifties to low 60's. i will have a full detail of what to expect a 5:45 a.m.. >> we're keeping a close eye on the san mateo bridge where chp vehicles are in place due to an accident. we no longer see the lights are flashing and the good news is that we do not see a backup in the westbound direction. it appears as though it has already been cleared from the traffic lanes. we are still free of any hot spots for your drive around the bay area. >> the time is 5:31 a.m.. we are following a developing story out of san francisco where police are investigating a double stabbing. here is a video from the scene. it happened at zhaight andand staynan
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streets near the entrance of golden gate park. two people, a male and a female or stepped around 2:30 a.m. this morning. they were both transported to san francisco general with life- threatening injuries. two male suspects driving a more room bioko fled the scene.marooe scene. police are still searching for them at this hour.
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>> following the latest with the bart's strike, as a second strike could be just four days away. kron4 will tran is live from west oakland bart station with more negotiations. >> do you have any problems with what is going on? >> if they go on strike a again, it will be a problem. >> i do not want to go through this again. >> they met yesterday and they seem to cannot even agree what is on the table. >> i hope they get some resolved soon. i do not want to go through this again. >> we are down to four days now. >> please is something done soon. >> that promise to negotiate every day until they reach a deal. coming up as 6:00 a.m. we will have the exchanges between the
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union and the bart management. he will not want to miss this. >> the streets of san francisco are ccalm this morning but it was a chaotic scene for a few hours yesterday outside of the san francisco city hall. taxicab drivers took the street, to protest instead of giving rides. cab drivers lined up their cars, then let them sit for two hours. they say they are furious over ride share services such as lyft, uber and sidecar who are taking a slice of their profits. >> this is our families.
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this guy just goes and they let him regulate half of the industry. >> the mayor's office says that they have no plan to try and regulate the ride sharing services. officials say it is a state issue. >> annie is here with some of your reaction on this story. >> luis aviles, stated lift is much better any ways and they take you anywhere in the city taxi's do not. taxis and they ask where you are going first. >> jomar enciso, stated i
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support a ridesharing platforms, a way safer than these cabbies that think they own the road. i say dow with the taxicabsdown with the >> john moss, stated the cab companies have had decades to perfect customer service standards, but a sizable chunk of them have not. if cabs want to fend off the competition, they need to step up their game. >> join the conversation. first of like kron4
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>> welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. >> the preliminary results are in for the two candidates running for a seat on the santa clara board of supervisors. with all the 58 precincts
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reporting, cindy chavez, pictured on the left side, has won with 55.5% of the boatsvotes. teresa alvarado receive 44.5% of the votes. chavez will replace a disgrace supervisor george shirakawa who is charged with using more than $130 and dollars in public in campaign funds for personal use. officials are still counting provisional and last minute mail in ballots over the next few days. >> a proposed class action lawsuit alleges that apple has been mistreating
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living on cloud nine with that u-verse wireless receiver. you see in my day, when my mom was repainting the house, you couldn't just set up a tv in the basement. i mean, come on! nope. we could only watch tv in the rooms that had a tv outlet. yeah if we wanted to watch tv someplace else, we'd have to go to my aunt sally's. have you ever sat on a plastic covered couch? [ kids cheering ] you're missing a good game over here. those kids wouldn't have lasted one day in our shoes. [ male announcer ] add a wireless receiver. call to get u-verse tv for just $19 a month with qualifying bundles. rethink possible.
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>> the time is 5:44 a.m.. here is a look at the weather. >> it is chilly and cold. take a look at your temperatures. we are prettier use of this pattern. daly city is at 51 degrees. 57 degrees in oakland and antioch. it will be a another co-star to your morning at least we are halfway through the wheat. this means that we are saying cloudy and even misty conditions at times. a lot of the cloud cover this work and ailing. the good news is that they are a lot higher and they are above the deck. that means that we will not be have any issues of visibility. most of us will
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start to seek clearing by 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. today. >> fog tracker 4-on this will impact everyone. you shouldby 1:00 p.m. today we're talking mainly sunny skies for just about everyone. you can expect great skies for pacifica and half moon bay. as we take a look at your afternoon highs. you will notice that the temperatures could be a few degrees warmer than yesterday. we have plenty of 80s on board. the temperatures are still below the seasonal average. antioch will be coming in at 81 degrees and 84 degrees for pittsburg. turning our attention to the east bay shoreline there will be plenty of 60's to go or around. oakland is a very similar to what we saw yesterday. >> hayward to they will have
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a high of 67 degrees. it will be a comfortable pleasant afternoon for the south bay. 82 degrees for bought alta mott pass way and san jose will come in at 77. the temperatures will warm down. san francisco will be coming in at 63 degrees. last but not least i do want to focus on the north bay. take a look at napa and sonoma. we are talking low 80s. we will continue with this pattern of low temperatures as we head into tomorrow. by sunday will be in the upper 80s. >> the time is 5:47 a.m.. >> we are looking at a pretty good ride on the san
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mateo bridge. there was an accident and it was some concern that it would affect ride but thankfully it has not. here is a look at the bay bridge. the westbound ride is backing up a bit in the cash lanes. we are not looking at any incidents or problems on the upper deck. the golden gate bridge 1 01 southbound is mos smooth. there's no fault on the decks. >> we will update the drive time on the shore freeway. it is said to minute drive time 14 to 50 minutes. we are tracking the drive on interstate 680 walnut creek through san ramon down to the dublin interchange. it is still just 60 minutes. heavy traffic is not as bad as we have say. we have
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picked up a little bit of slowing on 1 01 and i do not think that this will last. it will clear out before the commute is and to full strength.wing. it is under 25 minutes from novato down to the golden gate bridge. >> the time is 5:49 a.m.. the justice department will pay $4.1 million to a california college student left and a drug enforcement administration holding sale for four days without food or water. daniel chong, was detained and april 2012 drug raid at san diego and left in the five by 10 ft. window list holding cell. he said that he drank his own
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urine to stay alive and tried to write a farewell message to his mother with his own blood. he was hospitalized for five days for dehydration, kidney failure, crabs and a perforated esophagus. >> he is now want to get paid for this. >> oakland police need your help to identify for women who may have witnessed a murder during a halloween party about two years ago. please release these photos which were found on the victims phone. 32 year-old darian stone was shot and killed on el paseo drive in november 2011. investigators think that the woman may have met stone at a downtown
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club and witnessed the shooting but fled before police arrived. anyone with information is asked to call oakland police. >> a northern california man accused of killing his wife and two young daughters is now on the u.s. marshals service's list of the 15 most wanted fugitives. authorities in shasta county have been searching for shane miller says his family was found shot to death inside their home in action will come back in may. his truck was found about two and a mouse away. a $25,000 reward is being offered for any information leading to his arrest. >> daly city police are looking for to scam artists who are accused of stealing money from an elderly woman. police say that these men approached a 90 year-old woman at the st. francis
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square shopping center. they showed her a dent on her car and offered to fix it for her at her house and for a lower cost. police said after the work was finished a suspects to a large amount of money from the victims purse and her bedroom. the suspects were last seen driving a white, late 90's chevrolet s uv. >> bay area sports, the toronto blue jays ended oakland's winning streak at four with a 5-0 victory over the athletics. derek norris had two hits for the a's, who during the game acquired third baseman alberto callaspo from angels for infielder grant green.
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>> the philadelphia phillies beat the giants 7-3 to snap a eight game losing streak. the defending world series champion giants have lost five in a row and eight of nine. they came off a 3-7 homestand that left them in last place in the nl west. barry zito gave up four runs and five hits in three 3 1-3 innings. the 2002 al cy young award winner is 0-7 with a 9.97 e r a on the road. >> the beard has gone blue.
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the dodgers have signed free agent reliever brian wilson to one-year contracts. wilson has not pitched in the major leagues since april 12, 2012, the same month he underwent tommy john surgery on his right elbow. wilson was one of the major's top relievers from 2008-11 with the giants. he was a three-time all-star led the big leagues with 163 saves in 186 chances. the 31 year-old pitcher has limited opposing hitters to a point to 38 batting average during his career with 340 strikeouts in 320 innings. >> we will be right back.
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>> coming up at 6:00 a.m.. negotiators for bart will be back at the table today, as a second bart strike is not just four days away. we will have a live report coming up. >> president obama plans to make a rare appearance on capitol hill today. the reason behind the visit coming up. >> facebook stock hits record highs it yesterday as the world's largest social networking side reaching near its ipo opening price. we will have details on the stock's soaring coming up at 645 with financial expert rob black. onweigweyou yown?wn
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following for you on this wednesday july 31st. police in san francisco are searching for two people involved in a double stabbing overnight in the city's haight-ashbury neighborhood a live report on what happened. >> and it's back to the negotiating table as bart workers and union officials cannot come to an agreement on new contracts. >> the good news is that the fog is higher this morning so it will not out strut your vision. taking a look at temperatures that are pretty is similar to where we were 24 hours ago. fairfield is coming in at 55 degrees. as we take a look at what is ahead and what is expected. we have pretty cool tempere

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