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>> marty:welcome to the kron four morning news. thanks for joining us this saturday morning. we are taking a live look outside from our embarcadero camera. i'm marty gonzalez, and here with me to break down the weather this morning is rebecca strom.and we're talking hot weather and a spare the air day for thebay area. >> rebecca: evening car full definitely good idea for just what they're walking taking your bike for paying around on the sofa. we are seeing a lot of fog right not the golden gate bridge it's pretty common barely make up the tower is there this. as and the big golden gate we are looking at some chilly
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temperatures as we had around the bay area. on farm tractor week by 7:00 hour this is what the fog will look like most of the morning. especially along the coast peninsula we are seeing a bit of it on the east bay shoreline that the 10:00 hour you can see it starts to max out we also will have some stick around along the immediate coast to mile visibility like half moon bay heading there later today. by 5:00 he conceded thinking around and then it will start to ease back into the overnight hours/ >> rebecca: to wake up to some fought fair sunday morning as well. current temperature is right now this is what they look like evenly strife 56 oakland hay were 50 in san jose 51 in livermore. i will let you know what you have that fear afternoon highs coming up next.
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>> marty:a bay area mother is recovering this morning after a freak accident at a playground in san francisco. the mother was watching her children -- when she was hit by a falling tree limb. take a look at the scene in san francisco. you can see the branches covering a park bench. the tree limb was very heavy -- weighing about 100- pounds. this morning we will take a look at the warning signs you need to look out for if you have trees on your property. but first kron four's charles clifford reports from san francisco with an update on the condition of the mother. >> reporter:around 315 friday afternoon, a 36-year-old woman was struck by a falling tree branch on the edge of washington square park in san francisco's north beach neighborhood. at the time, she was watching her two children..ages 5 and 6.. play at this playground. the branch apparently weighed about 100 pounds and fell roughly 50 feet. the woman was transported to san francisco general hospital and at last check she was in critical condition. when police arrived on scene, they took custody of her two kids, but only briefly. sot the children were reunited with their father and the family is now at the hospital.
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following the accident, the playground was blocked off and an arborist was called in to inspect the trees. nats >> reporter:crews did find one additional problem branch along columbus avenue and removed it. superivor aaron peskin, who represents the area, says it's been several years since these trees were inspected and he's requested that the recreation and parks department's arborist inspect the trees. sot and we will have him look at the report and make an assessment and the city attorneys office is on their way and it is obviously a tragedy. >> marty:that was kron four's charles clifford reporting. now we want to look at ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from tree branches suddenly falling. kron four's rebecca strom is here with warning signs that can help you spot a vulnerable branch. rebecca? >> rebecca:the first thing you want to do is see if the tree passes the eye test. homeowners can look at your trees. and if it looks bad.it likely is a potential problem.
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arborists also say to pay attention to leaves. if there aren't any when it should be in bloom. chances are the tree is vulnerable. another red flag is if you begin to see mushrooms growing on your trees. it often means the tree is starting to rot. and. keep an eye out if part of the tree is in a "y-shape" with two branches going in different directions at the same spot. the part of the tree that connects those two branches may not be able to support both limbs. back to you at the desk marty. >> marty:happening now. there are several bart closures this morning as bart makes major
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improvements to its tracks. stations between daly city and glen park are shutdown all weekend long. also, the richmond line is running limited service today if you're traveling to and from the east bay. for specifics on the bart closure.head to kron4.com. kron four is getting you ready for school. >> averi: 60 for my children across the bay area off target in other stores selling supplies. shandygaff equipment and supplies for the first day of school. it can be very expensive talking with parents more than $100 getting everything in this will supply
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with that of monday include school uniforms and those can add up specially and all the back-to-school sales whether it's on the kindergarten for college. and the civil law my following these tips. fifth look at the fine print and dates next be prepared for returns. read their return policy ahead of time the you know certain items cannot be returned or deadlines to return the items also be prepared before you leave the house make sure you make a shopping list and a budget search online find some online price comparisons the you know what to expect in stores. leslie check your house to see if there's any leftover supplies from the year before maturity not buy anything on necessary. this opens up the next hour and i will be here talking to parents i will go inside and see what field parents can store and
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become the targets like this i will be here throughout the morning. >> marty:today is expected to be one of the busiest school shopping days of the year as many bay area schools are set to begin on monday. we'll check back in with her throughout the morning. on our website we have a section section dedicated to back to school. >> marty: stamford cady when her fourth gold medal of the games. 19 f. dominated they hundred meter freestyle and remains perfect international individual events she has won first-5915 events also a big night for bay area as far maya hold off an epic comeback to claim the two injured meter backstroke that is her second quarter pole vault. all the
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cyclical lay on kron4news-dot- comjust head to kron-four-dot- com. and click on the 'ready for school' tab. there we will get you and your family ready for the new school year. turning our attention to the olympics in rio. coming up as communites head back to school. bay area health officials are urging parents to get their kids a particular vacccine. we'll explain what local health experts want parents to know. plus. a warning to people in the east bay. someone was shot by a b-b gun. the teenage boy police are now
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looking for. and. millions of americans may be drinking unsafe water. the chemical found at unsafe levels in new tests. the chemical found at unsafe levels in new tests. [ cellphone vibrates ] [ cellphone vibrates ] [ cellphone vibrates ] [ cellphone vibrates ] [ bell rings ] buy online. ready in an hour. weren't you just...? got it. staples. make more happen.
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>> marty:for your health: here is a look at some of the new medical findings released this week: millions of americans may be drinking unsafe water. that's according to a new harvard university study. researchers say at least six million americans are drinking water that has a man -made chemical known as 'p-f-a' in it. california and 12 other states accounted for more than 75 percent of the findings. p-f-a's are used to make things such as food packaging and non- stick cooking pans. some manufacturers are phasing it out. the chemical has been linked to health problems such as high cholesterol, obsesity, and cancer. >> marty:for the weekend: it's the japanese street food fest in oakland. check out food, drinks and more. it's all happening at umami mart from 12:00 to 5:00. the event is free to attend.
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>> marty:cal-fire officials are looking for the cause of a wildfire burning near morgan hill. so far, no evacuations have been ordered. and it does not appear any homes are threatened at this time. these aerials of the fire are from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-7. the fire has consumed more than 25 -acres near the uvas reservoir in santa clara county. it is now 10-percent contained. firefighters are making some progress on the soberanes fire. burning between carmel and big sur. it is 60- percent contained this morning. cal-fire reports the fire is approaching more than 71- thousand acres in size and 57- homes are destroyed. >> marty:a part of highway one may be forced to close this weekend because the inferno is spreading into big sur. happening today. another spare the air alert is in effect for the bay area. excessive smog and smoke, largely from the soberanes fire is what led to the alert. health officals ask that you limit driving and reduce time you spend outside. because of
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the high levels of smog. this is the 16th spare the air alert of the summer season. want to take a look at what conditions look like right now from our golden gate bridge camera. rebecca strom joins me with your saturday morning forecast. rebecca? happening now. police are searching for the person involved in a deadly hit- and-run collision in vallejo. >> rebecca:
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>> marty:it happened thursday night at 11:30 on sonoma boulevard near cherry and magazine streets. officers are now looking for the driver of a light colored nissan altima. witnesses say that driver hit
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the victim so hard he flew 20 feet up in the air. his jacket was hanging from some powerlines. witnesses stepped in to help, but 47-year-old vallejo man died at the scene. kron4 is getting you ready for school. and vaccines have stirred quite the debate among parents in recent years. a bay area health department is urging parents to get their children vaccinated for h-p-v. it is *not required. but doctors have linked the human papaloma virus to several types of cancer. studies show the virus can be prevented with a series of shots. kron4's ella sogomonian reports on what local health experts want parents to know. >> reporter:the cdc says 79 million americans are infected with hpv or human papaloma virus which can cause at least 5 types of cancer. in san mateo county - health officials say only 30% of students who would benefit have had a preventative vaccine
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against the most common sexually transmitted disease. peter emanuel "if there's a vaccine that will prevent me from getting cancer i would take it any day of the week." bryn nuenschwander "vaccination is a godsend and good for individual health and public health and i think we should be doing more of it." >> reporter:county doctors are now urging parents to take their kids to get the shot. ella sogomonian the bay area's news station "for the hpv vaccine to be most effective patients need to take three doses over the course of 6 months." the san mateo county health departement is specifically targeting 11 and 12 year-olds. dr. scott morrow, san mateo county health officer "so we want to make sure they are vaccinated before they are sexually active so we don't want to wait until they are 16 or 17 because it might be too late." the hpv vaccine is effective for adults up to 26-years-old - after which it becomes less effective as most sexually active people could have already contracted hpv. alexa frankos, teen >> :"i would say you should probably get it because it's probably now or never because it could happen in the future and you could eventually get it." >> reporter:most we spoke with agree the benefits of the
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vaccine outweigh any hesitation. >> :"we know that cancer causes lot's of harm and if we have a thing that can prevent cancer, probably the balance of it is going to be in favor of the vaccination." sarah howard, parent >> :"hpv is definitely a cancer causer and it can be easily prevented by a vaccine so why not, especially as a parent." >> marty:in national news. a woman is in critical condition this morning after being bitten by an alligator in south florida. wildlife officials say the 49- year-old woman was bitten last night near fort lauderdale. she dropped a can in the water and when she reached in the water to retrieve it the alligator struck. authorities say the gator nearly amputated her hand. the alligator that bit her was later trapped. doctors are now working to see if her hand can be saved. live look outside. san francisco international airport. for the weekend: it's the chinatown music festival and interactive design exhibition in san francisco. come and enjoy food, performances and more. it's all happening at the portsmouth square from 11:00 to 5:00. the event is free to attend.
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>> reporter: has happened since this all the giants fell off the division lead brisbane and the hospital and crawford had seven hits and one game not have time back home maybe they can regroup and returned to their winning way off. that has done well as last three starts but shaky early on when nothing baltimore adam jones's single lead to nothing and then taught there same as for martin baseball's home-run leader racks up another one. to run homer still believe in the al west. now moving along they is a and open the offense coming to the verse
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chris davis to run shot to right and 28 of the season just like that the a's are offering nothing. seattle was high up later on folk land foldaway again bottom of the sixth markets sparked a rally with a single laugh. >> reporter: and then for lawn itself brings home the go-ahead run. >> reporter: silver black in color combo raiders thinking of the preseason in arizona. philip v for seven on v series exec william player stars along the way to the first meyer wrote mario edwards jr. of parent leg injury walked off the field is status and on going forward the raiders' defense kickoff drew
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from one of freer turnovers matt came in and tossed two touchdowns and went 3110 the 49ers' though breaking bread with the houston tx that two teams held a joint practice with sunday's preseason showdown the big story continues to be the competition assess 1 billion with the sore shoulder and they take a chunk out and arrest starting sunday kickoff set for 4:00 p.m..
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>> marty:live look outside. kirkwood camera in lake tahoe. sunny and clear with a high of 77.
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>> rebecca: will be quite warmer on the bay and then on the coastal state precooled this is what we're looking at low- lying cloud the live camera overlooking sfo the delays as far as and on flights occurred to the jury now 57 oakland currently 53 degrees in san francisco. >> marty:in the east bay. a warning from police about a person who shot a b-b gun at a pedestrian in san leandro. police believe it was fired from this vehicle. a 2013 jeep cherokee. the incident was captured by a surveillance camera. it happened near east 14th street and 159th ave. police believe the shooter might be as young as 13 years old.
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three others were also in the car. police believe a woman was driving it. police say the license plate begins with a seven. on the peninsula. the two year old toddler who fell out a window of a foster city apartment complex has died. it happened at the water's edge apartment complex located on hillsdale boulevard. the 9-1-1 call came around 8:15 -thursday morning. firefighters say, the boy was walking through the hallway, when he leaned on a screen and fell through the window. the toddler fell three stories to the pavement. investigators say it is a tragic accident. also on the peninsula. families are back inside their apartments in after a truck barrelled into their complex in redwood city. but one of those families will not get to go back home for a long time. >> marty:this is video of the scene from our helicopter
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partnership with a-b-c seven news. kron four's spencer blake spoke to the family whose apartment took the brunt of the damage. >> reporter:everyone in this apartment building on chestnut street heard the bang as this white car left the road and almost went *through a wall. "the car was like in someone's actual garage and he hit one of the posts of the building so they were afraid that it would collapse so everyone was pretty much being evacuated." librada garcia and her family live directly above that garage. "nobody was hurt. thank god everyone was ok. the only things damaged were material." the man driving thr truck, however, ended up in the hospital. police aren't sure what happened yet, but so far they say it appears neither drugs nor alcohol were involved. the driver probably won't face charges. but this road, which has train tracks running through the middle of it, has seen accidents like this one before.
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>> :"it does scare me, because my mom lives right there. my sister sleeps in that room. i worry the same thing could happen to them one day." neighbors say there are plenty of crashes, and that a few years ago another car drove over the curb and onto the same property.and crashed into a second car. now some of them say they want to head to city hall, and demand a couple more stop signs on their street. meanwhile the red cross is putting the garcia family in a hotel for the next month or so while the apartments get fixed. "we hope all of this goes quickly. that they fix it fast, and that we can return to our apartment." "neighbors told me they had heard the driver had some sort of medical episode while driving. police couldn't confirm that for me, but they did say that other eyewitnesses said the truck had been stopped fully, and then suddenly accelerated into the apartment building. nobody said he had been driving recklessly before that. in redwood city, spencer blake, kron four news."
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>> marty:in the south bay. a reward is being offered for information that will lead police to those responsible for cutting multiple shade trees in san jose. police say 23 young chinese fringe trees were destroyed this week along meridan avenue and willow creek drive. last month, the same number of trees were destroyed directly across the street. now, a 5 thousand dollar reward is being offered for information in the case that could lead to an arrest and conviction. the city promises to replace the fallen trees. >> rebecca: is visiting his grandson's first person to come to his aides said that he was a doctor. founded breathing but no paul said please come to help as you see automated external the familiar with have and after that another officer, puts the figure later passed on his chest piquancy his wife rainproof. after a few minutes of the man had a week holes and the fall happened last month where finally hearing from responding officers to save this man of life.
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>> reporter: the oil we are directly affected is the ruin did a good job that like he's still life. >> rebecca: did go the hospital and is recovering now back home in georgia. it's the multicultural festival and pokemon go party in cupertino. come out and enjoy food, games and more. it's all happening at memorial park from 10:00 to 6:00. the event is free to attend. the event is free to attend.
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kron 4 news is getting you ready for school. our tech reporter gabe slate shows you some gadgets and gear which could help make the school year a little smoother for that student in your life. >> stanley: >> j.r.: >> reporter: seeking your head one of these block for a laugh levertov way it cannot hurt growth laptop locks affordable convenient keep it in their back. the old arrangement want to consider a waterproof backpack like this one made by dried case. transfers all of
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your hand written note see any device you what. have sloppy handwriting turn it into clear creek 5 tax studying at a later date. also built-in microphone favor for everything the teacher says he missed anything you go back and live the life and. >> reporter: automatic have a sharpener we use this every day. one last thing that helps students want the the perfect searching tool and it stretches your wrist to help people avoid carpal tunnel.. have a special
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'ready for school' section where you find direct links to the products gabe slate mentioned in his we have expert advice on how to pick out one of your child's most important supplies. the backpack. >> marty:live look outside. from yosemite falls. for the weekend: it's the beyond barriers and borders health care fair in oakland. they are offering a variety of free health screenings. it's all happening at the allen temple baptist church from 10:00 to 3:00. that's at 85th avenue and international blvd. the event is free to attend.
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>> marty:in national news. people in louisiana are
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preparing for more rain this morning. floodwaters have already claimed at least three lives. behind me, you can see video in one neighborhood that has seen more than 17-inches of rain in the last 48-hours. many were rescued from their homes on boats including this one family with a newborn baby. officials have curfews and road closures in place for affected areas. turning our attention to the weather here in the bay area. taking a live look outside from our san mateo bridge camera. kron four's rebecca strom is here with your saturday morning forecast. rebecca. >> rebecca: it will be hot officially finland we are seeing temperatures in the upper 80s and 90s on board as well. right now definitely not 89 be here in the golden gate
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bridge piquancy lot the fog that is the story this morning for the normal low for this hour the morning. we are looking at lot of fog official in the storm track. v here and fought our it's really stop them all on the coast some patchy fog the east bay shoreline. typically it's really something horrific have not the day. half moon bay thinking around heading out there as well. and the in the afternoon hours since the its 47 overnight it will creep back again and you will wake up the fall of more morning as well. after the on the chilies 554 san francisco oakland 5752 san jose. livermore coming in at 5157 concord. chile 48 degrees for friends and then rosa. >> rebecca: the fog turn goes
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away of the media have at 3:00 till be pretty woman in lead and it will be free cooler on the coast all dates today pledged time temperatures will we're talking about nineties fairfield, a livermore all expected. 97 and then the '70s are on the fate if the phone with have '50s along with have. >> marty:the family of the man who was found dead in a stairwell at a mall is now speaking out. the brother of frank galicia is in san francisco. he wanted to see for himself where his brother was murdered. galicia's body was found wednesday morning inside the westfield shopping center. near the jessie street entrance to bloomingdales. the stairwell is not open to the public. but galicia's brother found that homeless people tend to leave the door open. frank galicia was a chef at the popular sons and daughters restaurant. louis galicia says he does not want this incident to be how his brother is remembred.
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a go fund me page has been set up by galicia's former co- workers to help raise reward money and cover any other costs. >> marty:in the south bay. the strike that nearly crippled court services in santa clara county appears to be over. santa clara superior court reached a tentative agreement with the union representing 400 workers. the 8-day strike significantly cut back services at the county's eleven courts. the union for court house workers entered mediation with the court on wednesday and reached a tentative contract agreement yesterday afternoon. the union had threatened to continue its strike until an official agreement was reached. >> marty:kron4 continues to get you ready for school. now we have expert advice on how to pick the right back pack for your child. experts say it's one item worth forking over a bit more cash.
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reporter laura hutchinson has what you need to know. >> reporter: it was cleared out there for the finns were empty and now she chough early figures out how to structure dollars but she allows her kids to pick out. he lifted the federal backpack that the one item of of the mind spending more on the the fourth of the laugh and fit comfortably. . and her kids need a bag befit a fuller and one.
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but for bags of compartment compartments that the electronics. stores want to buy back fax look for deals that come bundled with a backpack for this. . in the classroom supplies are generic and old. sometimes she will trade with other moms that will buy in full >> averi: >> marty:another tip --most store flyers come out on thursdays. so if you haven't already -- check your mailbox or look compare the deals -- and make early-- especially on the are gone. >> marty:now to the rio olympics. it was a historically bad day for the women's soccer team. the red, white and blue losing in the quarterfinals and elimnated by sweden. kron four's rebecca strom reports on the controversial post game comments made by hope solo and has reaction from our facebook page. >> rebecca:sweeden won the game
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in penalty kicks. afterwards -- goalkeeper hope solo did not take the loss well. she said quote, "i'm very proud of this team . i also think we played a bunch of cowards. the best team did not win today. i strongly and firmly believe that." and now we want to take a look at how people responded to her comments on our facebook page. emily a. wrote. "bummed that the u-s is out of it, and hope solo needs to check herself." warren r. said. "hope it's just a game, you aren't going to war with them weapon in hand. check your ego at the door." and jan a. simply wrote. "classeless." this is the first time in olympic history, the women's u-s squad did not medal. and if you want to weigh in on the topic, visit our page at facebook-dot-com-slash-kron four. you could see your comment live on air. back to you marty.
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three new movies are out this weekend. we'll preview each of them. that's next. live look outside. san francisco international airport. >> marty:for the weekend: it's the unveling of the gaylord perry statue in san francisco. check out the nine-foot bronze statue dedicated to the former giants pitcher and hall of famer. it's all happening at a-t & t park starting at 1. the event is free to attend.
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three new movies hit theaters this weekend, but do any of them have the power to defeat the "suicide squad?" >> marty:rick damigella has a preview of the weekend box office. basketball fan carolyn lindgren was alive before the n-b-a was even created.
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>> reporter: reverse central l.a. in the see the dragon. in that party is the animated chandra r. rating for see the film it could make anywhere between $20 million this week and the staff is enjoying her views of the movie. bass and a true story foster drain again fix the story socialite and opera singer not very good one opening on far fewer screens at expected 85 and $8 billion.
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welcome to the kron four morning news. thanks for joining us this saturday morning. we are taking a live look outside from our embarcadero camera. i'm marty gonzalez, and here with me to break down the weather this morning is rebecca strom.and we're talking hot weather and a spare the air day for thebay area.
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>> rebecca: with traffic going in the seventh is cobia great drive heading for this direction planning your day will be for noontime sun conditions and we will see the fog thick around to cover the park bench the trailer was very heavy and light a hundred pounds. the warning sign that you need to watch out for.a bay area mother is recovering this morning after a freakthe mother was watching her a falling tree limb. take a look at the scene in san
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francisco. you can see the branches covering a park bench. this morning we will take a look at the warning signs you need to look out for if you have trees on your property. but first kron four's charles clifford reports from san condition of the mother. >> reporter:around 315 friday afternoon, a 36-year-old woman was struck by a falling tree branch on the edge of washington square park in san francisco's north beach neighborhood. at the time, she was watching her two children..ages 5 and 6.. play at this playground. the branch apparently weighed about 100 pounds and fell roughly 50 feet. the woman was transported to san francisco general hospital and at last check she was in critical condition. when police arrived on scene, they took custody of her two kids, but only briefly. sot the children were reunited with their father and the family is now at the hospital. following the accident, the playground was blocked off and an arborist was called in to inspect the trees. nats crews did find one additional problem branch along columbus avenue and removed it. superivor aaron peskin, who represents the area, says it's been several years since these trees were inspected and he's requested that the recreation
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and parks department's arborist inspect the trees. sot and we will have him look at the report and make an assessment and the city attorneys office is on their way and it is obviously a tragedy. that was kron four's charles clifford reporting. now we want to look at ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from tree branches suddenly falling. kron four's rebecca strom is here with warning signs that can help you spot a vulnerable branch. rebecca? >> rebecca:the first thing you want to do is see if the tree passes the eye test. homeowners can look at your trees. and if it looks bad.it likely is a potential problem.
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arborists also say to pay attention to leaves. if there aren't any when it should be in bloom. chances are the tree is vulnerable. another red flag is if you begin to see mushrooms growing on your trees. it often means the tree is starting to rot. and. keep an eye out if part of the tree is in a "y-shape" with two branches going in different directions at the same spot. >> rebecca:the part of the tree that connects those two branches may not be able to support both limbs. back to you at the desk marty. >> marty:happening now. there are several bart closures this morning as bart makes major improvements to its tracks. stations between daly city and glen park are shutdown all weekend long. also, the richmond line is running limited service today if you're traveling to and from the east bay. for specifics on the bart closure.head to kron4.com. kron four is getting you ready for school. today is expected to be one of the busiest school shopping days of the year as many bay area schools are set to begin on monday. kron four's averi harper is live in alameda with tips to help you save for back to school shopping. averi? >> averi: it opened five minutes
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ago and shopping today is that stores like target and other selling full five. >> marty: will check back in with avery as the guessing or repaired and back to our level four.
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>> marty:turning our attention to the olympics in rio. two bay area swimmers took home golds in swimming. stanford phenom katie ledecky won her fourth gold medal of these games. the 19-year-old dominated in the 800-meter freestyle. she remains perfect in international individual events.taking 1st 15-out of-15 times. it was also a big night for bay area swimmer maya dirado. the stanford alum.and san francisco native pulled off an epic comeback to claim the 200 meter backstroke. that is her 2nd career gold medal. and here's an updated look at the medal count. the united states with a commanding lead with 50 total medals. 20 gold, 13 silver and 17
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bronze. china is next with 37 total medals. we have an entire section on our website.dedicated to the summer games in rio. there you will find the latest news, and results from the days events. also video highlights and photos from your favorite olympic sports and an up-to-the-minute medal count. it's all just a click away at kron 4 dot com coming up as communites head back to school. bay area health officials are urging parents to get their kids a particular vacccine. we'll explain what local health experts want parents to know. plus. a warning to people in the east bay. someone was shot by a b-b gun. the teenage boy police are now looking for. and. millions of americans may be drinking unsafe water. the chemical found at unsafe levels in new tests.
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>> marty:for your health: here is a look at some of the new medical findings released this week: millions of americans may be
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drinking unsafe water. that's according to a new harvard university study. researchers say at least six million americans are drinking water that has a man -made chemical known as 'p-f-a' in it. california and 12 other states accounted for more than 75 percent of the findings. p-f-a's are used to make things such as food packaging and non- stick cooking pans. some manufacturers are phasing it out. the chemical has been linked to health problems such as high cholesterol, obsesity, and cancer. for the weekend: it's the japanese street food fest in oakland. check out food, drinks and more. it's all happening at umami mart from 12:00 to 5:00. the event is free to attend.
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>> marty:cal-fire officials are looking for the cause of a wildfire burning near morgan hill. so far, no evacuations have been ordered. and it does not appear any homes are threatened at this time. these aerials of the fire are from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c-7. the fire has consumed more than 25 -acres near the uvas reservoir in santa clara county. it is now 10-percent contained. firefighters are making some progress on the soberanes fire. burning between carmel and big sur. it is 60- percent contained this morning. cal-fire reports the fire is approaching more than 71- thousand acres in size and 57- homes are destroyed. a part of highway one may be forced to close this weekend because the inferno is spreading into big sur.
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happening today. another spare the air alert is in effect for the bay area. excessive smog and smoke, largely from the soberanes fire is what led to the alert. health officals ask that you limit driving and reduce time you spend outside. because of the high levels of smog. this is the 16th spare the air alert of the summer season. want to take a look at what conditions look like right now from our golden gate bridge camera. rebecca strom joins me with your saturday morning forecast. rebecca? >> rebecca: special for this hour the morning a half left the fog will temps. the the better if you have and out of life no delays reported for visibility and have good give warning reduce the low-lying cloud overlooking sfo and definitely check with your carrier to make sure there is no delay the other wife for visibility york could go am looking at the pool of jurors right now because of all the fog. and then over half conditions around the bay area
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53 seventh of 59 oakland. if b.a. he were to, if the seventh half. 55 >> rebecca: livermore 50 degrees for concord think there definitely heating up for our inland valley location intelligence but if temperatures are at the early morning hours. and then putting your day fiercely need to know where saturday. right now the after seeing far from the faithful have tariff off the fourth in leafy fog fear out if a friend of the behalf it will be all there all day long is the condition of all the parts of the safe 3:00 this afternoon off will be warm inland. off of the knife to school heading to the beach the afternoon. as we advance the head and the afternoon you conceive starting the fight of 91 effective and if
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dr. hauck 85 kron 487 expected for livermore. of 70 degrees for plan 57 hayward again for the year earlier. if the tories refused want to stay indoors today. >> rebecca: 8:00 this evening things will cool down it will be warm heading in and got for livermore this afternoon. and then into it tomorrow morning we'll see very similar story of waking up too far by a quaffing are defending the bill the warm it will be taught for tomorrow morning will we're seeing today. >> reporter: >> marty:happening now. police are searching for the person involved in a deadly hit- and-run collision in vallejo. it happened thursday night at 11:30 on sonoma boulevard near cherry and magazine streets.
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officers are now looking for the driver of a light colored nissan altima. witnesses say that driver hit the victim so hard he flew 20 feet up in the air. his jacket was hanging from some powerlines. witnesses stepped in to help, but 47-year-old vallejo man died at the scene. kron4 is getting you ready for school. and vaccines have stirred quite the debate among parents in recent years. a bay area health department is urging parents to get their children vaccinated for h-p-v. it is *not required. but doctors have linked the human papaloma virus to several types of cancer. studies show the virus can be prevented with a series of shots. kron4's ella sogomonian reports on what local health experts want parents to know. >> reporter:the cdc says 79 million americans are infected with hpv or human papaloma virus which can cause at least 5 types of cancer. in san mateo county - health officials say only 30% of students who would benefit have had a preventative vaccine against the most common sexually transmitted disease. peter emanuel "if there's a vaccine that will prevent me from getting cancer i would take it any day of the week." bryn nuenschwander "vaccination is a godsend and good for individual health and public health and i think we should be doing more of it." county doctors are now urging
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parents to take their kids to get the shot. ella sogomonian the bay area's news station "for the hpv vaccine to be most effective patients need to take three doses over the course of 6 months." the san mateo county health departement is specifically targeting 11 and 12 year-olds. dr. scott morrow, san mateo county health officer "so we want to make sure they are vaccinated before they are sexually active so we don't want to wait until they are 16 or 17 because it might be too late." the hpv vaccine is effective for adults up to 26-years-old - after which it becomes less effective as most sexually active people could have already contracted hpv. alexa frankos, teen "i would say you should probably get it because it's probably now or never because it could happen in the future and you could eventually get it." most we spoke with agree the benefits of the vaccine outweigh any hesitation. "we know that cancer causes lot's of harm and if we have a thing that can prevent cancer, probably the balance of it is going to be in favor of the vaccination." sarah howard, parent "hpv is definitely a cancer causer and it can be easily
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prevented by a vaccine so why not, especially as a parent." in national news. a woman is in critical condition this morning after being bitten by an alligator in south florida. wildlife officials say the 49- year-old woman was bitten last night near fort lauderdale. she dropped a can in the water and when she reached in the >> marty:for the weekend: it's the chinatown music festival and interactive design exhibition in san francisco. come and enjoy food, performances and more. it's all happening at the portsmouth square from 11:00 to 5:00. the event is free to attend.
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the bottom six alonzo gives one go had run away and 63. and for the first five years of her black is the and color combo of the summer. car with three for seven and this is exactly why you don't players are of long. the the first they go down with an apparent like injury in the play and walks off the field his status sundown go on board at the raiders' defense takes off with one of three rare turnovers on the night and matt cam and talked to the five read of guy that when 31 the hand. the forty-niners breaking bread with houston tx that clara. they hold a joint practice sunday freeze
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to the showdown. they take a chunk of the rough and then he will start of sunday kickoff set for 4:00 p.m.. >> marty:live look outside. kirkwood for the weekend: it's a meet and greet with former giants star jeremy affledt in san mateo. come out and meet the 3 time world series champion. it's all happening at the hillsdale mall from 10:30 to 12:00. the event is free to attend.
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welcome back to the kron four news weekend. taking a live look outside from the bay bridge toll plaza. rebecca strom is here with what you need to know before you head out the door this morning. rebecca. >> rebecca: specially finland we're going to see didies today so it will be gorgeous hot summer day. places like the east bay
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>> marty:a warning from police about a person who shot a b-b gun at a pedestrian in san leandro. police believe it was fired from this vehicle. a 2013 jeep cherokee. the incident was captured by a surveillance camera. it happened near east 14th street and 159th ave. police believe the shooter might be as young as 13 years old. three others were also in the car. police believe a woman was driving it. police say the license plate begins with a seven. on the peninsula. >> marty:the two year old toddler who fell out a window of a foster city apartment complex has died. it happened at the water's edge apartment complex located on hillsdale boulevard. the 9-1-1 call came around 8:15 -thursday morning. firefighters say, the boy was walking through the hallway, when he leaned on a screen and fell through the window.
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the toddler fell three stories to the pavement. investigators say it is a tragic accident. also on the peninsula. families are back inside their apartments in after a truck barrelled into their complex in redwood city. but one of those families will not get to go back home for a long time. this is video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c seven news. kron four's spencer blake spoke to the family whose apartment took the brunt of the damage. >> reporter:everyone in this apartment building on chestnut street heard the bang as this white car left the road and almost went *through a wall. "the car was like in someone's actual garage and he hit one of the posts of the building so they were afraid that it would collapse so everyone was pretty much being evacuated." librada garcia and her family live directly above that garage. >> :"nobody was hurt. thank god everyone was ok. the only things damaged were material." >> reporter:the man driving thr truck, however, ended up in the hospital.
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police aren't sure what happened yet, but so far they say it appears neither drugs nor alcohol were involved. the driver probably won't face charges. but this road, which has train tracks running through the middle of it, has seen accidents like this one before. >> :"it does scare me, because my mom lives right there. my sister sleeps in that room. i worry the same thing could happen to them one day." neighbors say there are plenty of crashes, and that a few years ago another car drove over the curb and onto the same property.and crashed into a second car. now some of them say they want to head to city hall, and demand a couple more stop signs on their street. meanwhile the red cross is putting the garcia family in a hotel for the next month or so while the apartments get fixed. >> :"we hope all of this goes quickly. that they fix it fast, and that we can return to our apartment." "neighbors told me they had heard the driver had some sort of medical episode while driving. police couldn't confirm that for me, but they did say that other eyewitnesses said the truck had been stopped fully, and then suddenly accelerated into the apartment building. nobody said he had been driving
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recklessly before that. in redwood city, spencer blake, kron four news." >> marty:in the south bay. a reward is being offered for information that will lead police to those responsible for cutting multiple shade trees in san jose. police say 23 young chinese fringe trees were destroyed this week along meridan avenue and willow creek drive. last month, the same number of trees were destroyed directly across the street. now, a 5 thousand dollar reward is being offered for information in the case that could lead to an arrest and conviction. the city promises to replace the fallen trees.
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including the first round of vandalism from last month, the damages has added up to about 25 thousand dollars. a bay area officers heroic efforts caught on film. this, after a man had a heart attack and collapsed. kron 4's rebecca strom is here and has the details. rebecca? it happened at s-f-o. as you can see here, under all these people is terry bishop. he suddenly began suffering a heart attack and collapsed while picking up his luggae. he had come to san francisco from georgia to visit his grandson. the first person to come to his aide was a traveler who said he was a doctor. he found bishop breathing, but he had no pulse. then, a police aide comes to help. he had an automated external defibulator with him. after that, another officer comes and puts the defibulator pads on his chest.
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you can see his wife in the white tank top, praying. after a few minutes, the man has a weak pulse. this all happened last month. and we are now finally hearing from the responding officers who saved this mans life. >> rebecca:bishop did end up going to the hospital and recovering. he is now back home in georgia. back to you marty. >> marty:live look outside. from the richmond bridge. for the weekend: it's the multicultural festival and pokemon go party in cupertino. come out and enjoy food, games and more. it's all happening at memorial park from 10:00 to 6:00.
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the event is free to attend.
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a perfect way to avoid carpal paul. carpal tunnel >> marty: we have expert advice on how to pick out one of your child's most important supplies. the backpack. live look outside. from yosemite falls. for the weekend: it's the beyond barriers and borders health care fair in oakland. they are offering a variety of free health screenings. it's all happening at the allen temple baptist church from 10:00 to 3:00. that's at 85th avenue and international blvd. the event is free to attend.
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>> marty:in national news. people in louisiana are preparing for more rain this morning. floodwaters have already claimed at least three lives. behind me, you can see video in one neighborhood that has seen more than 17-inches of rain in the last 48-hours. many were rescued from their homes on boats including this one family with a newborn baby. officials have curfews and road closures in place for affected areas. turning our attention to the weather here in the bay area. taking a live look outside from our san mateo bridge camera. kron four's rebecca strom is here with your saturday morning forecast. rebecca. >> rebecca: they're doing is they're of the air alert because of a fire it's been issued today the rest of the people with respiratory issues stay inside today. it will be quite high as we move toward the east bay inland valley locations. we're seeing '90s. and it is definitely going to be a warm one out there today. you're wrong the bait for the much milder they've along the coast.
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will be nice and cool for the beaches and ill be pretty shell for a sweater bundle of the specially heading out that half moon bay today if. at bay bridge toll plaza peaks of sunshine fifth if it's free overpass all morning long. and finally a little bit of blue sky if we are having just a slight breeze in san francisco. its fate miles an hour of real love of a hayward at high of five for concord 15 fairfield right now. definitely want the wind out from fairfield getting hot out there and get the-just a moment. temperatures look like this 53 currently san francisco. 59 of land. 59 and and half. pushing 70 out there 55 and livermore. 62 04 french and half said jose. plan neared they stayed noontime leroy is still flawed clear out of that the media have. at narrowing the see mostly sunny conditions by the flock we will see a big warm often lends. and then it will be
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nice and cool on the beaches. this is what looks like for the east bay shoreline-day 75 oakland 77 hey worry a expected and then gulf. then farther inland 94 walnut creek put paid by the for center run at 80 degrees. 95 for full the then. and for the south bay this level of life where i've. 79 for the fallout so. 78 for redwood city. and then moving farther sell 83 expected for sackler a. three of the loaf for milpitas. it will be a warm day in some areas. then sunshine will be sticking around for the rest of your weekend. tomorrow as well moving all of the cooler in line for around they will be the same today flight cooler at the cost we will see of her fifties there come monday and then be the entire week monday is the of the hottest day pushing travel vivid possibly of some thought. >> marty:
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the family of the man who was found dead in a stairwell at a mall is now speaking out. the brother of frank galicia is in san francisco. he wanted to see for himself where his brother was murdered. galicia's body was found wednesday morning inside the westfield shopping center. near the jessie street entrance to bloomingdales. the stairwell is not open to the public. but galicia's brother found that homeless people tend to leave the door open. frank galicia was a chef at the popular sons and daughters restaurant. louis galicia says he does not want this incident to be how his brother is remembred. a go fund me page has been set up by galicia's former co- workers to help raise reward money and cover any other costs. in the south bay. the strike that nearly crippled court services in santa clara county appears to be over. santa clara superior court reached a tentative agreement with the union representing 400
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workers. the 8-day strike significantly cut back services at the county's eleven courts. the union for court house workers entered mediation with the court on wednesday and reached a tentative contract agreement yesterday afternoon. the union had threatened to continue its strike until an official agreement was reached. kron4 continues to get you ready for school. now we have expert advice on how to pick the right back pack for your child. experts say it's one item worth forking over a bit more cash. reporter laura hutchinson has what you need to know. >> : get expensive. >> reporter: of her kid hurt their own backpack one item she does not mind spending more on she just wants them to laugh and fit comfortably. >> : to have a very nice had the effect of sofa shoulder straps. when kids get older lot of stuff
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may be taken the school. these backpacks can get heavy. >> reporter: for bags of compartments to protect electronics you should look for deals that come bundled with a backpack purchase. the classroom supplies are generic and in bulk the time she will trade the other moms who also shot in will. >> marty:compare the deals -- and make sure you get to the store early-- especially on the are gone. >> marty:now to the rio olympics. it was a historically bad day for the women's soccer team. the red, white and blue losing in the quarterfinals and elimnated by sweden. kron four's rebecca strom reports on the controversial post game comments made by hope solo and has reaction from our facebook page. >> rebecca: sweeden won the game
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in penalty kicks. afterwards -- goalkeeper hope solo did not take the loss well. she said quote, "i'm very proud of this team . i also think we played a bunch of cowards. the best team did not win today. i strongly and firmly believe that." and now we want to take a look at how people responded to her comments on our facebook page. emily a. wrote. "bummed that the u-s is out of it, and hope solo needs to check herself." warren r. said. "hope it's just a game, you aren't going to war with them weapon in hand. check your ego at the door."
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and jan a. simply wrote. "classeless." this is the first time in olympic history, the women's u-s squad did not medal. and if you want to weigh in on the topic, visit our page at facebook-dot-com-slash-kron four. you could see your comment live on air. back to you marty. >> marty:three new movies are out this weekend. we'll preview each of them. that's next. live look outside. san francisco international airport. for the weekend: it's the unveling of the gaylord perry statue in san francisco. check out the nine-foot bronze statue dedicated to the former
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>> marty: and returner the mascot for all there to celebrate all of sacramento's most senior fans a few words of advice for the team she said she
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hopes the team lives up to its brand new downtown arena
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and he >> rebecca: then away
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especially for in the delegation 90 out there we will see 70 they the along the bay filly preach chilly along the coast and mostly fifties and right now visibility much improved with a live cat that though her temperatures year-ago 53 in san francisco 600: 51 hayward and hurley 65 san jose i will let you know how i'd look like in your neighborhood. >> marty:the mother was watching her a falling tree limb. take a look at the scene in san francisco. you can see the branches covering a park bench. the tree limb was very heavy -- weighing about 100- pounds. this morning we will take a look at the warning signs you need to look out for if you have trees on your property.
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but first kron four's charles clifford reports from san francisco with an update on the condition of the mother. around 315 friday afternoon, a 36-year-old woman was struck by a falling tree branch on the edge of washington square park in san francisco's north beach neighborhood. at the time, she was watching her two children..ages 5 and 6.. play at this playground. the branch apparently weighed about 100 pounds and fell roughly 50 feet. the woman was transported to san francisco general hospital and at last check she was in critical condition. when police arrived on scene, they took custody of her two kids, but only briefly. sot the children were reunited with their father and the family is now at the hospital. following the accident, the playground was blocked off and an arborist was called in to inspect the trees. nats crews did find one additional problem branch along columbus avenue and removed it. superivor aaron peskin, who represents the area, says it's
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been several years since these trees were inspected and he's requested that the recreation and parks department's arborist inspect the trees. sot and we will have him look at the report and make an assessment and the city attorneys office is on their way and it is obviously a tragedy. that was kron four's charles clifford reporting. now we want to look at ways to protect yourself, your home and your family from tree branches suddenly falling. kron four's rebecca strom is here with warning signs that can help you spot a vulnerable branch. rebecca? >> rebecca:the first thing you want to do is see if the tree passes the eye test. homeowners can look at your trees. and if it looks bad.it likely is a potential problem. arborists also say to pay attention to leaves. if there aren't any when it should be in bloom. chances are the tree is vulnerable. another red flag is if you begin to see mushrooms growing on your trees. it often means the tree is starting to rot. and. keep an eye out if part of the tree is in a "y-shape" with two branches going in different directions at the same spot. the part of the tree that connects those two branches may not be able to support both limbs. back to you at the desk marty.
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happening now. there are several bart closures this morning as bart makes major improvements to its tracks. stations between daly city and glen park are shutdown all weekend long. also, the richmond line is running limited service today if you're traveling to and from the east bay. for specifics on the bart closure.head to kron4.com. kron four is getting you ready for school.
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today is expected to be one of the busiest school shopping days of the year as many bay area schools are set to begin on monday. kron four's averi harper is live in alameda with tips to help you save for back to school shopping. averi? >> averi: a marty starting to see parents going to get their back-to-school must haves. we expect to be good as any of these big bucks selling stores there will be lots of people trying to get their stuff for the first day of school. the video we have the school shopping in the expensive talk with parents face the more than a hundred dollars per child getting everything that's on their left. there is a way that
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you can save it will get the money sitting fibs. take a look at the five befriend the see the see this restrictions and they've be prepared for a return read it ahead of time and so you know of certain items cannot be returned or their deadlines to return the item. be prepared before you leave the house like a shopping list and all self the budget. third online divvies of-paris said they know what to expect in the stores. a check your house to see if get any leftover supplies from last year before you buy more. >> averi: i did talk to one mother to listen to the back off a school shopping strategy. >> : revival and searched through the see what they need and don't need. we read what ever we can. i did take a peek
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at the back-to-school section off the field to be had if your the come here all so you can get a 5 $10 coupon finance college buddy safe then. >> averi: lot of students wear uniforms the school they are having a sale on uniforms inside target back-to-school clothes as well. throughout the morning. on our website we have a section section dedicated to back to school. just head to kron-four-dot-com. and click on the 'ready for school' tab. there we will get you and your family ready for the new school year. >> marty:turning our attention to the olympics in rio. two bay area swimmers took home golds in swimming. stanford phenom katie ledecky won her fourth gold medal of these games. the 19-year-old dominated in the 800-meter freestyle. she remains perfect in international individual events.taking 1st 15-out of-15
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times. it was also a big night for bay area swimmer maya dirado. the stanford alum.and san francisco native pulled off an epic comeback to claim the 200 meter backstroke. that is her 2nd career gold medal. and here's an updated look at the medal count. the united states with a commanding lead with 50 total medals. 20 gold, 13 silver and 17 bronze. china is next with 37 total medals. we have an entire section on our website.dedicated to the summer games in rio. there you will find the latest news, and results from the days events. also video highlights and photos from your favorite olympic sports and an up-to-the-minute medal count. it's all just a click away at kron 4 dot com coming up as communites head back to school. bay area health officials are urging parents to get their kids a particular vacccine. we'll explain what local health experts want parents to know. plus. a warning to people in the east bay. someone was shot by a b-b gun. the teenage boy police are now looking for. and. millions of americans may be drinking unsafe water. the chemical found at unsafe levels in new tests.
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>> rebecca: lot of fog along with the like here at a picture
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of the golden gate bridge the we can make out the powers as of yet track in the fog its release stock in three san francisco down through half moon bay a 2 mi. visibility right now. in a pretty stockton along the coast for the north bay at the 9:00 hour. 51 hayward and things start the he dove into finland apparel six yen and at livermore. 65 currently for san jose. forecast coming up next. >> marty: some yelp
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food. fifth of breakfast fontana also bread pudding with lamb sausage. >> reporter: in downtown san jose you concede from the photos it looks like a bed and breakfast from the of five inside it's a very modern plots of communal sitting of the very place for a group that huge outdoor beer garden if in german that translations.
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>> marty: york yankees really saying rodriguez this end his 12 years in pinstripes and big- league career after 22 seasons it leave the team responsible for $27 million remaining in the 41 year-old win one for one in his file game for the career home run list with 696 give us a suspended for the 2014 season for violating baseball's drug agreement with parted ways of a player a lot >> reporter: has happened
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since the last of the giant sloth their division lead for is when the hospital then crawford had seven hits one game. now that at some time back home maybe they can regroup and return to their winning ways. matt came on the mound done well and shaky early on self second baltimore adam jones villain 52 and only a victory since the break. >> reporter: still leaves some lead in the al west moving across the bridge for to rally
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for for for a the way in six to three. the raiders' kickoff the preseason. garrett shows and they pass the might of crabtree it went 8 for 7 on two series. exactly why you don't clear starter along. the good down with an apparent leg injury on this play walking off the field. the status fund known going for raiders defense kickoff the three raiders on a nine. mack came in and the
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raiders look guy winning 31 to 10. the forty-niners breaking bread with the houston-san clara. the team held a joint practice for sunday's preseason half show opener. it continues to be the key the competition for. contact listed as co number want and have the run last couple days. taking account in the rest he will be starting on sunday. the set for 4:00 p.m.. it's a meet and greet with
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former giants star jeremy affledt in san mateo. come out and meet the 3 time world series champion. it's all happening at the hillsdale mall from 10:30 to 12:00. the event is free to attend.
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>> rebecca: it's the spare the air alert that as and a fact the fire and definitely given u.s. the four issues really stay indoors especially in lands where with the '80s and '90s that finance. fell live picture right now over sfo looking at the blue skies lots of sunshine will the hog cover on a less than your screen and it's just beautiful at therefore especially this early morning hours. freezing conditions as well parts of a fix. monaural in
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san francisco along the east shore freeway the bay line they will be opened at six as well five hayward. in a little bit breezy conditions for san jose livermore at 3 mi. an hour. off welfare field right now that's where we really need relief because we will see 90s in the spot. i not have pictures look like this 54 in san francisco 51 oakland hayward 65 currently for san jose. plan your day today by noon we will see mostly sunny skies and then we will see some hot cover that will remain at the coast just the immediate cause for place like half moon bay and along the coast in san francisco as well. will be warmer in and around 3:00 and then will be for equal and the beaches. >> reporter: 1186 effective for san jose 52 in lunchtime san
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francisco. >> rebecca: 8 fax back the next couple days a week and will remain beautiful full of lots of sunshine will see inland temperatures mid-90s more of trickling down his the couple the trees of remain 40 much things are on the bay along the coast. . ' >> marty: the gas main break and non few. take a look at the pictures from the scene just and former has collor not caused an outage for customers he sheeny that the scene and everyone is being asked to avoid the area if you possibly can. who will stay on top of this story for you kron4news-dot-com >> marty:the incident was
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captured by a surveillance camera. it happened near east 14th street and 159th ave. police believe the shooter might be as young as 13 years old. three others were also in the car. police believe a woman was driving it. police say the license plate begins with a seven. on the peninsula. the two year old toddler who fell out a window of a foster city apartment complex has died. it happened at the water's edge apartment complex located on hillsdale boulevard. the 9-1-1 call came around 8:15 -thursday morning. firefighters say, the boy was walking through the hallway, when he leaned on a screen and fell through the window. the toddler fell three stories to the pavement. investigators say it is a tragic accident. also on the peninsula. families are back inside their apartments in after a truck barrelled into their complex in redwood city. >> marty:but one of those families will not get to go back
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home for a long time. this is video of the scene from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c seven news. kron four's spencer blake spoke to the family whose apartment took the brunt of the damage. everyone in this apartment building on chestnut street heard the bang as this white car left the road and almost went *through a wall. "the car was like in someone's actual garage and he hit one of the posts of the building so they were afraid that it would collapse so everyone was pretty much being evacuated." >> reporter:librada garcia and her family live directly above that garage. >> :"nobody was hurt. thank god everyone was ok. the only things damaged were material." >> reporter:the man driving thr truck, however, ended up in the hospital. police aren't sure what happened yet, but so far they say it appears neither drugs nor alcohol were involved.
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the driver probably won't face charges. but this road, which has train tracks running through the middle of it, has seen accidents like this one before. "it does scare me, because my mom lives right there. my sister sleeps in that room. i worry the same thing could happen to them one day." neighbors say there are plenty of crashes, and that a few years ago another car drove over the curb and onto the same property.and crashed into a second car. now some of them say they want to head to city hall, and demand a couple more stop signs on their street. meanwhile the red cross is putting the garcia family in a hotel for the next month or so while the apartments get fixed. "we hope all of this goes quickly. that they fix it fast, and that we can return to our apartment." >> reporter:"neighbors told me they had heard the driver had some sort of medical episode while driving. police couldn't confirm that for me, but they did say that other eyewitnesses said the truck had been stopped fully, and then suddenly accelerated into the apartment building. nobody said he had been driving recklessly before that. in redwood city, spencer blake, kron four news."
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>> reporter:in the south bay. a reward is being offered for information that will lead police to those responsible for cutting multiple shade trees in san jose. police say 23 young chinese fringe trees were destroyed this week along meridan avenue and willow creek drive. >> rebecca:it happened at s-f-o. these people is terry bishop. he suddenly began suffering a heart attack and collapsed while picking up his luggae. he had come to san francisco from georgia to visit his grandson. the first person to come to his aide was a traveler who said he was a doctor. he found bishop breathing, but he had no pulse. then, a police aide comes to help. he had an automated external defibulator with him. after that, another officer pads on his chest. you can see his wife in the white tank top, praying. after a few minutes, the man has a weak pulse.
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this all happened last month. and we are now finally hearing from the responding officers who saved this mans life. bishop did end up going to the hospital and recovering. he is now back home in georgia. back to you marty. >> marty:live look outside. from the richmond bridge. for the weekend: it's the multicultural festival and pokemon go party in cupertino. come out and enjoy food, games and more. it's all happening at memorial park from 10:00 to 6:00. the event is free to attend.
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kron 4 news is getting you ready for school. our tech reporter gabe slate shows you some gadgets and gear which could help make the school year a little smoother for that student in your life. >> reporter: then compete for school this is the most important thing you can provide external hard drive to back up their homework nothing worth and the new products and having a mishap and losing everything fairly cheap now he's roped laptop locks are reportable have your caved in nevada. >> reporter: might want to get waterproof backpack like this one. but widespread plan transfers all your handwritten notes to any device you want. he
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comes with the built-in microphone he cannot afford everything the teacher says him if anything go back and listen to it lessened. on our website and mobile app we have a special 'ready for school' section where
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you find direct links to the products gabe slate mentioned in his report. and after the break. we have expert advice on how to pick out one of your child's most important supplies. the backpack. for the weekend: it's the beyond barriers and borders health care fair in oakland. they are offering a variety of free health screenings. it's all happening at the allen temple baptist church from 10:00 to 3:00. that's at 85th avenue and international blvd. the event is free to attend. in national news. people in louisiana are preparing for more rain this morning.
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floodwaters have already claimed at least three lives. behind me, you can see video in one neighborhood that has seen
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more than 17-inches of rain in the last 48-hours. many were rescued from their homes on boats including this one family with a newborn baby. officials have curfews and road closures in place for affected areas. turning our attention to the weather here in the bay area. taking a live look outside from our san mateo bridge camera. kron four's rebecca strom is here with your saturday morning forecast. rebecca. >> rebecca: because of a fire burning falloffs have a spare the air alert and ffa warm temperatures specially finland and the '90s. definitely charter stay indoors today it will be pre mile from today looking at 07 days. my hebbel a year to for some of our base path along the coast primarily along fix these temperatures on the hillside depending on where you are. her
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lisa francisco 7 half moon bay and then six and five along the east bay shoreline. 12th in office in fairfield looking at those chilly temperatures 6 to on the board. 69 livermore, they're coming in at 55 as well chilly 55 percent rose of. . >> reporter: of will clear out mostly sunny conditions. >> rebecca: get some cloud cover remain at the coast all dates today it will be warm inland around 3:00. 86 expected
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for san jose >> marty:the family of the man who was found dead in a stairwell at a mall is now speaking out. the brother of frank galicia is in san francisco. he wanted to see for himself where his brother was murdered. galicia's body was found wednesday morning inside the westfield shopping center. near the jessie street entrance to bloomingdales. the stairwell is not open to the public. but galicia's brother found that homeless people tend to leave the door open. frank galicia was a chef at the popular sons and daughters restaurant. louis galicia says he does not want this incident to be how his brother is remembred.
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>> marty:a go fund me page has been set up by galicia's former co-workers to help raise reward money and cover any other costs. >> marty:in the south bay. the strike that nearly crippled court services in santa clara county appears to be over. santa clara superior court reached a tentative agreement with the union representing 400 workers. the 8-day strike significantly cut back services at the county's eleven courts. the union for court house workers entered mediation with the court on wednesday and reached a tentative contract agreement yesterday afternoon. the union had threatened to continue its strike until an official agreement was reached. kron4 continues to get you ready for school. now we have expert advice on how to pick the right back pack for your child. experts say it's one item worth forking over a bit more cash. reporter laura hutchinson has what you need to know.
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another tip --most store flyers come out on thursdays. >> : airline of different colors and characters and pretty expensive. she lets her kids picked the wrong backpack the one i know she doesn't mind spending more on a just cause them to last and fit comfortably. vp and your kids need something and a fuller and lunch look for bags of compartments that protect electronics. stores want to buy backpacks and that place to look for deal the come bundled with a backpack purchase. the questions
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of whether generic and ample. some time that the oil trade with other moms who also shot in bulk. >> marty:so if you haven't already -- check your mailbox or look sure you get to the store weekend before all the bargains are gone. now to the rio olympics. it was a historically bad day for the women's soccer team. the red, white and blue losing in the quarterfinals and elimnated by sweden. kron four's rebecca strom reports on the controversial post game comments made by hope solo and has reaction from our facebook page. sweeden won the game in penalty kicks. afterwards -- goalkeeper hope solo did not take the loss well. >> rebecca:she said quote, "i'm very proud of this team . i also think we played a bunch of cowards. the best team did not win today. i strongly and firmly believe that."
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and now we want to take a look at how people responded to her comments on our facebook page. emily a. wrote. "bummed that the u-s is out of it, and hope solo needs to check herself." warren r. said. "hope it's just a game, you aren't going to war with them weapon in hand. check your ego at the door." and jan a. simply wrote. "classeless." this is the first time in olympic history, the women's u-s squad did not medal. and if you want to weigh in on the topic, visit our page at facebook-dot-com-slash-kron four. you could see your comment live on air. back to you marty. three new movies are out this weekend. we'll preview each of them. that's next. live look outside. san francisco international airport. for the weekend: it's the unveling of the gaylord perry statue in san francisco. check out the nine-foot bronze statue dedicated to the former giants pitcher and hall of famer. it's all happening at a-t & t park starting at 1. the event is free to attend.
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>> marty: officer looking for the driver of a light colored nissan all fluff witnesses say that the driver hit the victim so hard he flew 20 ft. off in the air off his jacket was hanging from power lines above and witnesses did step in to help but the 47 year-old boy home and died at the scene. and basketball fans were alive before the nba was even created now list for fans celebrating the slam dunk for a fifth party to turn 05 and celebrate with help from her favorite team king's dancers and kings players and also the mascot samson phone line. and one of sacramento's most senior fanned 50 words of advice for the team
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this scene field and off she goes to the team was up to its new downtown arena. >> rebecca: form week had especially this week and filled the gorgeous offer 90 the into the warm response and they'll continue as they go in the work we had in the hottest day of a villa on wednesday we may see triple the if possibly in some spots. . indoors today for the spare at the air alert., face for joining us will see you tomorrow at 7:00 a.m. to 04 get news tonight
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