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this morning on the kron 4 morning news... as investigators work to find out if human remains discovered in the east bay are those of a missing bay area father... we'll tell you more the man police believe is connected to the crime. (james) plus... an assistant swimming coach in south bay is behind bars this morning. we'll tell you what police say he did with children that got him locked up. (james) plus... a house fire in the east bay sends one to the hospital. the latest on that person's condition... and what we're hearing from firefighters. (james) good morning and thanks for joining us on this tuesday, june 27. i'm james fletcher. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning...
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(anny hong): seasonably cool temperatures can be expected today with a very gradual warming trend through friday as a ridge builds into our region. outside of drizzle, dry weather the next 7 days with night and morning coastal clouds followed by sunny afternoons is forecast.
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no major hot no major hot spots. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) police are working to determine if human remains found stuffed in bags are related to the case of a missing san francisco father. kron four's j-r stone spoke with police about bob tang, the main person of interest in the disappearance. all eyes are now on bob tang more than 48 hours after human remains were recovered in this
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hayward warehouse. tang is the person of interest in the disappearance of uber driver piseth chhay. now dna test are being done to determine if those remains are chhay's.sot mr. chhay and mr. tang are aquantances and have dealt with each other in the past.in fact it appears they did more than just deal with each other. the morning chhay went missing the two were together according to what his wife told us lasst month.sot hiking together that morningthe human remains were found in several bags in this warehouse. employees tell us tang had worked at this warehouse for more than 20 years.it is believed that tang fled to cambodia in may. his car was previously recovered at sfo. monday we went to the area where tang had lived with his wife and children who still live there. no one answered the door and when our cameras were far from that door, at least one family member left. neighbors say tang was quiet but a nice person who was
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helpful. some who live in the neighborhood say if tang is in cambodia there's no telling when police will get to talk with him.sot if he is in cambodia and he is up country and doesn't want to be found it is going to be very difficult to find anybody sunday night chhay's wife was in tears when we spoke to her. hoping the remains found are not that of her husband.others flat out disgusted over this latest recovery of human remains found in bags.sot i believe in the fundamental goodness of people and when you find somebody who has carved up a body that is just totally mean and i don't expect things like that i just don't. ( james ) a bay area swim coach
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arrested and accused of crimes involving children. investigators say he sent inappropriate text messages to young members of the swim team. this is the suspect: timothy nguyen . he worked as an assistant coach at "quicksilver swim team" in san jose. kron four's alecia reid has the story and reaction from parents. there are a number of age groups that swim with quicksilver. police say between december of 2015 and january of this year, assistant coach timothy nguyen targeted at least 3 victims. ughhhh really sad. really really sadthe 25 year old allegedly earned his victims trust, then asked for nude photos or sexual favors from both the boys and girls he targeted. he even tried pursuing a relationship with one of them.oh my goodness that's pretty badmark ooka you kinda get desensitized to it. i mean it's still unfortunate but it's still like ehhhit was the quicksilver swim team that reached out to police back in
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may. the internet crimes against children and child exploitation detail arrested nguyen on thursday. he's being charged with annoying or molesting a child under the age of 18, and intimidating or persuading a witness or victim. i just feel bad for the kids because now where do they go with that? are they going to be able to trust and be successful for another coach? because he's broken that trust. police are urging any other victims to step forward. reporting in san jose ( james ) one person is hospitalized after a house fire in castro valley. it happened last night on carlton avenue. people living in
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the home were able to get out before firefighters arrived. one person had to be taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation... but we're told that person is going to be okay. firefighters were also able to save the family's two dogs. no word yet on what started the fire. ( james ) a judge dismissed two felony counts of conspiracy to obstruct justice against a former oakland police officer. it happened after prosecutors refused to disclose the name of a confidential informant in the prostitution case yesterday. 27-year-old ryan walterhouse still faces one misdemeanor count of engaging in an act of prostitution. a prostitute testified that walterhouse gave her his number and solicited her for sex after he met her while patrolling in oakland last year. walterhouse resigned from the oakland police department in december. this case is ánotá related to the police sex scandal involving a woman formerly known as celeste guap. ( james ) the white house says they have found potential evidence that syria is preparing for another chemical
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weapons attack. officials say the potential attack would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including children. the white house has made it clear that if syria conducts another chemical attack they will pay a heavy price. earlier this year, the u-s ordered air strikes against syrian government forces. they fired 59- tomahawk cruise missiles following a chemical attack on civilians by the syrian government. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news. wild-fires continue to burn across some parts of the country... we'll show you the damage in the areas that have been scorched. plus. a survivor is sharing his story after officials say he was moments away from death. we'll show you the dramatic rescue video. and after the break. a huge turn of events for the trump adminstration. what we're learning about his proposed travel ban and reaction from concerned people here in the bay area. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge
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(james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (anny hong): seasonably cool temperatures can be expected today with a very gradual warming trend through friday as a ridge builds into our region. outside of drizzle,
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dry weather the next 7 days with night and morning coastal clouds followed by sunny afternoons is forecast.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30
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min from the maze to sf. ( james ) the u-s supreme court is allowing some parts of president trump's revised travel ban to go into effect. we first broke this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. people from six muslim-majority countries will be barred from entering the country for 90 days -- unless they can provide evidence of links to the u-s -- such as family, a college admission, or a job offer. the white house said the ban was for national security reasons -- not religious ones. the court will hear full arguments on the travel ban in the fall. ( james ) here in the bay area, travelers we spoke to say they are not happy parts of the travel ban have been reinstated. kron four's ella sogomonian shows us the reaction from s-f-o. san francisco international airport travelers are puzzled why the supreme court has chosen to uphold a trump administration travel ban for yemen, somalia, syria, sudan, and libiya.sot: aamir akmal, opposed to travel ban//the list of countries they've
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listed doesn't make sense. the whole thing doesn't make sense. there's never details, there's just these general bans just kind of making people think that they're safe when we're really not doing anything different."monday's partial approval of the ban by the highest court has middle eastern nationals from other countries worried they could be next.sot: karim galil, egyptian national/ "me personally i'm not on the list thank god but you never know when this may happen."many that spoke with kron 4 feel the united states and its allies have an obligation to provide a safe haven for refugees who may not be able to prove they have genuine ties to the u.s. as mandated by the ruling. sot: john brigg, australian national// "if the us is going to get involved with the middle east conflict and its going to create disruption for people lives and those people are not a danger to the united states then obviously the united state and all its allies have responsibilities."sot: aamir akmal, opposed to travel ban//"i think if we say we are a global super power and we're going to preach democracy and human rights then we should accept our fair share of refugees and take whatever risk is with that."sfo spokesperson doug yakel says the airport is prepared in case they see another round of protests.while the department of homeland security released a statement following the partial approval of the ban
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saying it would implement the ban "professionally, with clear and sufficient public notice, particularly to potentially affected travelers, and in coordination with partners in the travel industry."in sf ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( james ) major wildfires are making this an especially long, hot summer on the west coast. tens of thousands of acres have been scorched in a number of states and they're likely to continue. reid binion reports. thick clouds of smoke are blanketing parts of the west coast this week.california is among the states affected. the manzanita wildfire has already scorched roughly 12- hundred acres... and counting. the fast-moving fire was ignited after a traffic collision and has authorities warning residents about possible evacuations.over in utah, the brian head fire, which started ten-days ago, has grown to about 46-thousand acres.and mother nature isn't helping the crews.sean
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johnson, operations chief "there's no break in the weather anticipated for at least the next seven to ten days so how do we continue doing this? we strategize, we make good plans, we ensure the safety of firefighters and the public, we make sure that we're moving in the right directions."that includes a new incident command center for those battling the blaze. earl slack/facilities manager: "what we literally do is set up an entire city, which includes communications, showering, catering, porta potties." more than 15-hundred people in that area have been evacuated due to fires throughout the state.officials say nearly 15-hundred structures are still threatened.meanwhile in arizona, crews are battling several fires as temperatures are expected in the triple digits. i'm reid binion reporting. ( james @ landing) another big story we're following this morning. a man who was swept down the upper yuba river in nevada county says he can not believe he is alive.. the team that rescued him says he was only a few feet from death. and the dramatic rescue was all caught on camera. lonnie wong talked to the man and has the story.
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a man who was rescued from dangerous river rapids in nevada county is o-k... he says he is extremely a man who was rescued from dangerous river rapids in nevada county is o-k... he says he is extremely grateful for the chopper team that saved him. the whole thing was caught on video. 25-year-old kalani tuiono was stranded on a rock in the middle of turbulent south yuba river rapids. the california highway patrol captured this dramatic video of a rescue technician from truckee fire ... descending into the canyon. in the helicopter, a c-h-p officer maneuvers the basket carefully down to tuiono. finally, the rescue fireman grabs him into the basket and he is flown to safety. experts say.. this incident should serve as a reminder ... to be careful around the frigid and fast- moving waterways .
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( james ) that was lonnie wong reporting for us this morning. experts say this incident should serve as a reminder to be careful around the frigid and fast moving waterways. ( james ) bay area
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basketball. draymond green has won the n-b-a's defensive player of the year award. after being runner-up for the past two years, the dubs forward finally has the gold. he accepted the award last night at the first ever n-b-a awards show. he becomes the only player in warriors history to win the award. green was among the top players in the league this past season in both steals and blocks. warriors general manager bob myers was named the executive of the year last ( james ) bay area baseball. the giants hosting the rockies at at&t park. buster posey gave away a thousand baseball gloves to members of the junior giants before the game. bottom of the third inning and brandon belt crushes the ball for a triple. and it was all giants all night. they win 9 to 2 and snap their 5 game losing streak. matt cain is on the mound tonight against the rockies. first pitch scheduled for 7:15. ( robin @ landing ) still ahead on the kron four morning
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news... flight attendants are starting a new trend and it's all thanks to an old britney spears song. we'll explain after the break in the hollywood and here's a live look outside... toll plaza
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( robin @ landing ) in entertainment headlines this morning. flight attendants take on britney spears' "toxic," plus, a disneyland map sells for big bucks... and "hamilton" fans -- do not throw away your shot! david daniel explains in this morning's hollywood minute.
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"airfare, hotel, to come to opening night of 'hamilton' in l.a. you'll hang out with me at the vip after-party, and it's l.a. it's gonna be massive.""hamilton," hollywood, lin-manuel miranda and you! a 10-dollar donation enters you in miranda's latest prizeo contest: this one benefits "immigrants: we get the job done," a coalition of groups working on immigration and refugee issues. he's also encouraging fans to post videos of themselves singing their favorite "hamilton" songs, with the hashtag "ham-4-all"... and that's led to celebrities challenging each other on twitter."you have a hand-painted presentation piece..."walt disney's 1953 "presentation map," drawn to help sell investors on his idea for a theme park called "disneyland," has sold for 708-thousand dollars, at a disney memorabilia auction at van eaton galleries in l-a. it's believed to be the highest price ever paid for a disneyland map.(singing) "oh, the taste of your lips -- i'm on a ride. you're toxic -- i'm slippin' under..."the latest
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airline trend is re-creating britney spears' "toxic" video, which featured the pop star as a flight attendant. employees of the thai carrier "nok air" recorded this clip, in honor of spears' recent performances in bangkok. a few weeks ago, el-al flight attendants welcomed spears to israel with a video of their own... and in march, an air-asia air steward went viral with his britney tribute. as the song says, "there's no escape." in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (james) still ahead on the kron four morning news. a bay area father loses his life to save his daughter. we'll explain what happened. and later... a southern calfornia father is behind bars and accused of killing his son. the new information on the case we're getting this morning. and after the break. millions of americans can be without health insurance in just a few years... we'll break down the impact of the proposed health plan. and here's a we're coming up on 4-30...
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here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... police are continuing to look for bob tang after human remains were found at a warehouse in hayward on saturday. tang worked at that warehouse for more than 20 years. police believe the remains may be linked to piseth chhay, a father who went missing on mother's day. chhay and tang were friends, and chhay's wife says the two were together the morning chhay went missing. police believe tang fled to cambodia in may. police say the d-n-a test results are expected to take about two weeks. a san jose swim coach arrested after police
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say he sent inappropriate texts messages to members on the team. investigators say later timothy nguyen asked girls and boys on the team for nude photos and sexual favors. so far... at least three victims have been identified. one person is hospitalized after a house fire in castro valley. it happened last night on carlton avenue. people living in the home were able to get out before firefighters arrived. one person had to be taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation... but we're told that person is going to be okay. firefighters were also able to save the family's two dogs. no word yet on what started the fire. (james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. (anny hong): seasonably cool temperatures can be expected today with a very gradual warming trend through friday as a ridge builds into our
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region. outside of drizzle, dry weather the next 7 days with night and morning coastal clouds followed by sunny afternoons is forecast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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( james ) 22 million americans could lose their health insurance under the new senate republican health care bill. that's according to a report by the congressional budget office. and now some republicans are jumping ship...saying they won't vote for it. scott mclean has
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the details. sen. chuck schumer/ -d- new york: "the cbo report makes it clear, the senate bill is every bit as "mean" as the house bill"twenty-two million. that's how many more americans would be without health insurance by 2026, if the proposed senate gop health care bill passes, according to the congressional budget office report.like the house version of the bill that passed in may, this version would end enhanced medicaid expansion, eliminate coverage mandates, and allow insurers to charge older policyholders more. and while premiums would be down about 20% over the next 10 years for the average customer, those in the individual market would be hit with dramatic increases for services. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is scrambling to shore up votes for the bill, but these new numbers may not help. sen. john mccain/ -r- arizona: "well, obviously, it's not good news. and, so it'll have to be a factor, but the important factor is my state is a medicare expansion state, and, so we have a lot of issues. right now, the governor's initial impression
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is that it's not helpful to the state."senate republicans unveiled their version of the obamacare repeal last thursday to an underwhelming response by many in their own party. sen. dean heller/-r- nevada: " this bill is currently in front of the united states senate. it's not the answer. simply not the answer. and i'm announcing today that in this form, i will not support it." only two republican senators can vote against the bill in order for it to still pass, and as of monday afternoon, as least five oppose it.from washington, i'm scott mclean. ( james ) a father dies while trying to save his 5-year old daughter from drowning. 40-year old roni avila from san francisco is being remembered on social media as a loving husband, father and friend. he was out kayaking with his daughter south of rio vista when their kayak overturned on sunday. neither of them had on a life
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jacket. avila and his daughter both went under but he surfaced... holding her above the water. witness say she was rescued up by a good samaritan. avila then went under again ... and he did not come back up. the family has set-up a 'go fund me' account to help raise money to bury him in san francisco. you can find a link on our website kron- 4 dot- com. ( james ) police say a southern california father killed his five-year-old boy after a trip to disneyland.. in order to get back at his wife after their divorce. the boy's father has been charged with murder. aramazd andressian senior was arrested friday in las vegas, about two- months after his son's disappearance. andressian was supposed to drop off his son with his mother but was later found unconscious inside a car doused in gasoline. if convicted, he faces up to 25-years to life in prison. ( james ) the effort to recall superior court judge aaron persky has taken a big first step. persky was criticized for what many called a lenient sentence for a former stanford athlete.
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brock turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who was unconscious. he was sentenced to just six months in jail. backers of the recall say that they will begin collecting the 58-thousand signatures needed to qualify the recall for the june 2018 ballot. ( james ) judge persky has not made any public comments about the turner case or the recall effort.
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wait what? nats: ambiance i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly.>(james) plus. smart trains are coming to a bay area city near you. we'll tell you where. and after the break. an update on the investigation into a teen's fall from an amusment park ride... who officials say may be at fault.
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landing ) officials in new york say a teenage girl's own action caused her to fall out of a ride at an amusement park. this happened over the weekend, at a six flags park near albany, new york. the 14-year-old was riding the sky ride gondola with her brother - when she slipped. anya tucker has the story. he warren county sheriff's office says they've reviewed security video taken near the ride and are now considering
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human error as a factor in this weekend's incident.it wasn't only cellphones that captured the terrifying moments when the girl clung to and then fell from the ride. there were also he warren county sheriff's office says they've reviewed security video taken near the ride and are now considering human error as a factor in this weekend's incident.it wasn't only cellphones that captured the terrifying moments when the girl clung to and then fell from the ride.there were also security cameras within the park focused on the gondola style ride.police say the video shows the girl riding in slumped down position. and then in a split second, she is seen slipping out from the space in between the seat and the safety bar. "the equipment was inspected and found to be in working order. we are continuing to investigate the matter and are considering human error as a causative factor," warren county sheriff lt. steven stockdale said.well known personal injury attorney paul harding who is not involved in this case gave the example of a ski lift."there's a bar and somewhere for your feet to go," paul harding, of martin, harding & mazzotti, said. according to their website, the amusement park says there's no minimum height requirement for the sky ride but that you have to be at least 48 inches tall to ride alone.police say the girl who fell from the ride was well over that at about 5'2". she was also riding along with her brother.the great escape/splashwater kingdom did not return calls to answer how the park is addressing any safety concerns.it did release
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a statement on sunday saying the department of labor determined the ride was safe to reopen. the sky ride will remain closed until the park makes its own determination. the girl has been released from the hospital. ( james ) that was anya tucker reporting. the girl involved in the fall has
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been released from the hospital. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. anny hong has a check of the weather when we come back.
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(james) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... draymond green has won the n-b-a's defensive player of the year award. after being runner-up for the past two years, the dubs forward finally has the gold. he accepted the award last night at the first ever n-b-a awards show. he becomes the only player in warriors history to win the award. green was among the top players in the league this past season in both steals and blocks. the giants snap their five game losing streak, they beat the rockies last night 9 to 2 at at&t park. matt cain is on the mound tonight
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for game 2 of the series. first pitch scheduled for 7:15. the a's are in houston to take on the best team in baseball, the astros tonight., oakland has won three games in a row. sean manaea (man-eye-uh) is on the mound tonight for the a's. first pitch set for 5:10. (james) here is a live look outside from our embarcadero camera.... (james) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. (anny hong): seasonably cool temperatures can be expected today with a very gradual warming trend through friday as a ridge builds into our region.
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outside of drizzle, dry weather the next 7 days with night and morning coastal clouds followed by sunny afternoons is forecast. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the
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maze to sf. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a man helping a little
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girl who got separated from her family ended up getting beat up by the girl's parents. police say it was all a misunderstanding. this happened in florida. the man was walking toward the parking lot of a park with the little girl. when the girl's father saw him, police say he assumed he was a child predator and that's when he punched the man several times. the man who was beaten did ánotá file any charges against the girl's family. ( james ) back here in the bay area. the sonoma-marin area rail transit district is offering free preview rides on its smart train. it is happening between rohnert park and the marin civic center stations starting on thursday. the district will also run trains between the sonoma county airport station and the marin county fair at the marin civic center on july first and july fourth. the free preview is in advance of full regular train service between
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the airport station and downtown san rafael. a starting date for the regular service has not yet been announced. ( james ) some people in the east bay are illegally dumping their trash near the banks outside of a creek. kron four's stanley roberts explains in this morning's people behaving badly. there is a sign outside a creek in the city of pleasant hill which reads: grayson creek watershed ours to protect .. ours to protect are strong words it means we are all responsible for it.we are responsible for the gaggles of geese which call this home; we are responsible for the ducks that swim back in forth . or even the cranes that look for food in this creek nats: the problem is the creek and the area surrounding the creed has been trashed.. on the banks of the creek you will find this sectional sofa this sign reads processing stations but rest assured there is on such station in or next the creek i also was unable to locate a bike repair shop on the creeks banks just a bikenats: i have found that if there is tagging . chances are you will find unwanted
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items in and around the area which by the way the creek falls under the contra costa county flood and water conversation district i know this because there is a sign right next to the hole in the fence despite the no trespassing signs the banks appear to be a walking trail for the residents nats ambiance: in the water it's not hard to find trash and debris including this office chair covered in algae but what you will find along the banks the most is shopping carts . lots of shopping carts. in places you probably would expect to find a shopping cartnats: ambiance now inside the property of the diablo valley plaza, there is what appears to the remnants of a homeless encampment like this vcr and baskets and more shopping carts this story was forwarded to me after on one of my co-workers read it in the claycord blog an the images i saw were in my opinion worth taking a closer look nats: ambiancepeople ive spoke to the area say that there has been a problem with illegal dumping in in and around the creek .. but with the new construction things may change but in the meantime, contra costa county
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flood and water conversation district needs to address the trashing of this watershed and make a decision is the banks a walking trail or off limits and if it is off limits. a better fencing job might be in order .. but what do i know i'm just a reporter on pleasant hill stanley roberts kron 4 news (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... the giants have had a tough season on the field, but they're still swinging for the fences when it comes to the community. we'll explain after the break.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) the giants might be struggling on the field, but they're still making sure to keep a smile on the faces of
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their fans. brandon belt and joe panik put on a show with pizza dough yesterday at the george mark children's house in san leandro. the giants along with pizza connoiseur tony gemignani (jem-ig-nani) hosted a party for the children. the players signed autographs and took photos with everyone in attendance. "you know it takes a lot of practice and tony is very good at what he does and his pizza is phenomenal. we got a long way to go before we can call ourselves pizza makers.""you know you don't always get to go and do stuff like this and see what charities are doing around the bay area, so anytime you could put faces with the people that you are trying to help, it always makes a difference in your life and it makes you push that much harder to help these charities out."( james ) this is the 2nd year in a row belt and panik were flipping pizzas for the community. ( james ) and coming up on
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the kron four morning news at eight.. kron four's darya folsom gets her own turn at making some pizza with legend tony gemignani (jem-ig-nani). she recently visited one of his restaurants and was put to the test. we'll show you how that turned out coming up at 8 a.m. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news at five. a huge turn of events for the trump adminstration. kron four's yoli aceves is live to explain the new travel ban fear here in the bay area. plus.. a south bay swimming coach is behind bars. kron four's lydia pantazes is live to explain what he's accused of. plus... human remains found in the east bay could be linked to a missing bay area father. what we're learning about the man police say is behind the foul play. a south bay swim coach
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arrested for inappropriate texts. i will have the details in a live report. ( anny ) plus... the new efforts by police to connect the human remains found in the east bay to the case of a
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missing san francisco father. ( mark ) and part of the president's travel ban will go into effect later this week. how bay area travelers are reacting to the supreme court's decision. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing
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temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) our top story this morning... a south bay swim coach is arrested after asking underage members of his team for nude photos.( mark ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san jose this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia )police say 25-year old timothy nguyen formed a bond with the children by talking about swimming classes but that soon turned in a different direction.(take vo) police say after nguyen earned his victims trust he then asked for nude photos or sexual favors from both boys and girls on the quicksilver swim team.the quicksilver swim is a private youth swimming organization that operates out of gunderson high school in south san jose.nguyen was the assistant coach.he is charged with annoying or molesting a child under 18 and intimidating or persuading a witness or victim.
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san jose are urging any other victims to come forward. reporting live in san jose, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out ( mark ) this morning... it may be two weeks before police know if human remains found in the east bay belong to a missing san francisco father. and kron 4 went to the home of the main suspect in the man's disappearance to see if his family would talk. ( darya ) anny hong is here with the new details this morning. anny. ( anny ) we went to the home of bob tang and nobody answered the door. but shortly after we knocked somebody did leave the house. tang is the main suspect in the disappearance of piseth chhay. d-n-a tests are being done to determine if remains found in the east bay over the weekend match chhay's who has been missing since mother's day. police are continuing to look for bob tang after human remains were found at a hayward warehouse on saturday. employees at the warehouse say tang worked there for more than 20 years. chhay and tang were friends, and chhay's
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wife says the two were together the morning chhay went missing. police believe tang fled to cambodia in may. his car was previously recovered at s-f-o. tang's neighbors spoke to kron four after the remains were found. ( anny ) police say it will be about two weeks before they get the results of the d-n-a tests. back to you. ( mark ) in the east bay... one person is hospitalized after a house fire in castro valley. it happened last night on carlton avenue. people living in the home were able to evacuate before firefighters arrived. the alameda fire department were able to save two dogs one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation... that person is expected to be okay. ( mark ) a father dies
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while trying to save his 5-year old daughter from drowning. 40-year old roni avila from san francisco is being remembered on social media as a loving husband, father and friend. he was out kayaking with his daughter south of rio vista when their kayak overturned on sunday. neither of them had on a life jacket. avila and his daughter both went under but he surfaced... holding her above the water. witness say she was rescued up by a good samaritan. avila then went under again ... and he did not come back up. the family has set-up a 'go fund me' account to help raise money to bury him in san francisco. you can find a link on our website kron- 4 dot- com. ( darya ) the effort to recall superior court judge aaron persky has taken a big first step. persky was criticized for what many called a lenient sentence for a former stanford athlete. brock turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who was unconscious. he was sentenced to just six months in jail. backers of the recall say that they
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will begin collecting the 58-thousand signatures needed to qualify the recall for the june 2018 ballot. ( darya ) judge persky has not made any public comments about the turner case or the recall ( mark ) the u-s supreme court is allowing some parts of president trump's revised travel ban to go into effect. we first broke this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. people from six muslim-majority countries will be barred from entering the country for 90 days -- unless they can provide evidence of links to the u-s -- such as family, a college admission, or a job offer.
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the white house said the ban was for national security reasons -- not religious ones. the court will hear full arguments on the travel ban in the fall. ( mark ) and travelers here in the bay area say they are not happy that parts of the travel ban have been reinstated... especially when it comes to refugees: ( mark ) officials at s-f-o say the airport is prepared in case they see protests in reaction to the travel ban. ( darya ) the white house says they have found potential evidence that syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. officials say the potential attack would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including children. the
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white house has made it clear that if syria conducts another chemical attack they will pay a heavy price. earlier this year, the u-s ordered air strikes against syrian government forces. they fired 59- tomahawk cruise missiles following a chemical attack on civilians by the syrian government. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news...a main road in the south bay finally reopens after being destroyed over the winter. we'll tell you which one. and later... find out who police are blaming after a teenage girl falls from a ride at an amusement park. and after the break... wildfires tearing through the west coast. why firefighters are worried it could be a very rough summer for california. ( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. .
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( darya ) wildfires could make this an especially long, hot summer on the west coast.( mark ) tens of thousands of acres have already been scorched in a number of states including california. reid binion has the latest. thick clouds of smoke are blanketing parts of the west coast this week.california is among the states affected. the manzanita wildfire has already scorched roughly 12- hundred acres... and counting. the fast-moving fire was ignited after a traffic collision and has authorities warning residents about possible evacuations.over in utah, the brian head fire, which started ten-days ago, has grown to about 46-thousand acres.and mother nature isn't helping the crews.sean johnson, operations chief "there's no break in the weather anticipated for at least the next seven to ten days so how do we continue doing this? we strategize, we make good plans, we ensure the safety of firefighters and the public, we make sure that we're moving in the right directions."that includes a new incident command center for those battling the blaze.
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earl slack/facilities manager: "what we literally do is set up an entire city, which includes communications, showering, catering, porta potties." more than 15-hundred people in that area have been evacuated due to fires throughout the state.officials say nearly 15-hundred structures are still threatened.meanwhile in arizona, crews are battling several fires as temperatures are expected in the triple digits. ( mark )( darya ) let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning.
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the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low 80s. communities closer to the bay will be in the low 70s,
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while the coast will max out in the low 60s. as for the rest of the week, a gradual warm up begins tomorrow and ends this weekend with inland highs reaching the low 90s. temperatures cool back down starting next monday.
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no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) a major road in santa cruz county is back open after it was destroyed in the storms in february. an official ribbon-cutting welcomed back drivers on the soquel san jose road after months of detours. but county officials want people to know that this is only a temporary fix. but plans are underway for a more permanent solution. ( mark ) crews
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will continue to make minor repairs on the road. and in some areas there will only be one lane of traffic. ( darya ) officials in new york say a teenage girl's own action caused her to fall out of a ride at an amusement park. it happened over the weekend at a six flags park near albany, new york. the 14-year-old was riding the sky ride gondola with her brother - when she slipped. her brother held her as a crowd gathered below to catch her. she fell about 25 feet into the arms bystanders. she was not seriously injured. the local sheriff says that 'human error' on the part of the teen caused her to slip under a restraining bar. authorities say the safety features on the ride were functioning properly. ( darya ) two marines have been severely burned after an explosion in san diego at the marine corps air station. the marines were performing routine maintenance on a combat jet when it suddenly
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burst into flames. one of them is in critical condtion while the condition of the other marine is not being released. ( mark ) crews are stepping up efforts to fix the damaged spillway at the oroville dam before the next rainy season. engineers have created a replica of the dam and are testing it in utah. this way they can figure out which repairs will work the best as they fix the damage from this past winter. they are also using computers to come up with designs for the repairs... but engineers say there is no replacement for the tests being done on the replica. the repairs are expected to cost 300-million dollars... and are supposed to be wrapped up by the beginning of november. ( mark ) the sonoma-marin area rail transit district is offering free preview rides on its smart train. it is happening between rohnert park and the marin civic center stations starting on thursday. the district will also run trains between the sonoma county airport station and the marin county fair at the marin civic center on july first and july fourth. the free preview is in advance of full regular train service between the airport station and downtown san rafael. a
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starting date for the regular service has not yet been announced. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... felony charges are dropped against a former oakland police officer. what he is accused of doing and the charges he still faces this morning. and next..see what scientists found that gives a new definition to the phrase "dirty money." and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us
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say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. no major hot spots. no major
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issues on wb 580 at the toll. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. traffic on the golden gate is att he limit. ( darya ) your cash is probably
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covered in germs and drugs. a new study identified over a hundred different strains of bacteria on dollar bills.( mark ) and traces of cocaine can be found on 80 percent of dollar bills. other drugs like heroin and meth also showed up on the bills but not as often.( darya ) other things found on the money include animal d-n-a from people's pets and food molecules. but the study also points out that disease transmission from money is rare, and researcher are looking at ways of cleaning
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money between transactions. ( mark ) getting a good night's sleep could help you lose a few extra pounds.( darya ) experts say, a lack of sleep can increase the hormone that stimulates appetite. meaning that people who haven't gotten enough sleep might feel hungrier than those who did.( mark ) the national sleep foundation says most adults should get at least seven hours of sleep a night. to get a good night's rest, experts say you should exercise several hours before you go to bed so you have time to wind down.( darya ) avoid drinking before bed because alcohol can interfere with sleep patterns. and don't look at your electronic devices before bed. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... president trump's immigration policy is impacting post offices across the country. why one bay area post office is already open this morning to try and deal with the problem.( james ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is
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penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low 80s. communities no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) president trump's immigration policies are having a severe impact on post offices all across the bay area. ( mark ) they can't keep up with the massive rush of people trying to get passports. kron 4's yoli aceves is live in san mateo where a post office is already open this morning to help deal with the back log of passport applications. ( yoli ) san mateo, ca - to help customers who otherwise cannot schedule an appointment for passport service, the san mateo post office at 1630 s. delaware st., san mateo, ca 94402 will open early in the morning on two mid-week days to accept
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walk-ins for passport applications. today and friday, june 30, 2017, passport service will be available from 5:00 am to 9:00 am. postal clerks will be on hand to provide passport information and to accept passport applications, with no appointments necessary. to help speed up the process, customers should fill out forms ahead of time. to apply for a passport, applicants need a valid form of photo identification and proof of citizenship.
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( darya ) thanks yoli. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) a judge dismissed two
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felony charges for conspiracy to obstruct justice against a former oakland police officer. the charges were dropped after prosecutors refused to disclose the name of a confidential informant in the prostitution case. 27-year-old ryan walterhouse still faces one misdemeanor count of engaging in an act of prostitution. a prostitute testified that walterhouse gave her his number and solicited her for sex after he met her while patrolling in oakland last year. walterhouse resigned from the oakland police department in december. this case is ánotá related to the police sex scandal involving a woman formerly known as celeste guap. ( darya ) in the east bay. a man is behind bars this morning accused of killing his son. it happened saturday morning at a home in richmond on groom drive. police say the call came in as a family
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dispute. when they arrived, they found the 18- year-old son had been shot in the chest. they arrested the 59-year-old father on homicide charges. ( darya ) the teenage girl who fell to her death from a cliff in san francisco was walking in an area that is closed off to the public. we first told you about this story last week on the kron 4 morning news. park police say 17-year-old victoria la rocca and two other teens ignored warning signs when they walked to the painted rock cliff's edge... located at land's end. that is where la rocca fell nearly 200 feet and landed on a large rock. after finding her motionless and unresponsive ... rescuers transported her to china beach where she later died. the two teens with la rocca admitted to investigators that they knew the area was closed when they entered. ( mark ) we now know the names of two people who were killed while trying to break into a home in brentwood. the coroner identified the men as 38-year-old ellis williams
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and 32-year-old joseph brooks. both are from antioch. surveillance video briefly shows the incident from last wednesday. investigators say one of the men had a gun and the homeowner defend himself with his own weapon. the case is being considered "justifiable homicide." ( mark ) police say a southern california father killed his five-year-old boy after a trip to disneyland.. in order to get back at his wife after their divorce. the boy's father has been charged with murder. aramazd andressian senior was arrested friday in las vegas, about two- months after his son's disappearance. andressian was supposed to drop off his son with his mother but was later found unconscious inside a car doused in gasoline. if convicted, he faces up to 25-years to life in prison. ( darya ) a massive project that would alter california's water system is moving forward. u-s wildlife agencies have given their approval to build twin tunnels in the delta. governor brown is a big supporter of the plan... which would cost an estimated 16-
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billion dollars. supporters say the tunnels would provide much needed help to central and southern california. opponents say the project would hurt the delta and the fish that live there. the tunnels need the approval of several other agencies before construction can begin. ( darya ) 22 million americans could lose their health insurance under the new senate republican health care bill. that's according to a report by the congressional budget office.( mark ) and now some republicans are jumping ship...saying they won't vote for it. scott mclean has the details. sen. chuck schumer/ -d- new york: "the cbo report makes it clear, the senate bill is every bit as "mean" as the house bill"twenty-two million. that's how many more americans would be without health insurance by 2026, if the proposed senate gop health care bill passes, according to the congressional budget office report.like the house version of the bill that passed in may, this version would end enhanced medicaid expansion, eliminate coverage mandates, and allow insurers to charge older policyholders more. and while premiums would
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be down about 20% over the next 10 years for the average customer, those in the individual market would be hit with dramatic increases for services. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is scrambling to shore up votes for the bill, but these new numbers may not help. sen. john mccain/ -r- arizona: "well, obviously, it's not good news. and, so it'll have to be a factor, but the important factor is my state is a medicare expansion state, and, so we have a lot of issues. right now, the governor's initial impression is that it's not helpful to the state."senate republicans unveiled their version of the obamacare repeal last thursday to an underwhelming response by many in their own party. sen. dean heller/-r- nevada: " this bill is currently in front of the united states senate. it's not the answer. simply not the answer. and i'm announcing today that in this form, i will not support it." only two republican senators can vote against the bill in order for it to still pass, and as of monday afternoon, as least five oppose it.from washington, i'm scott mclean.
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( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... lyft is making some changes. the new service that could have you walking a little more to catch your ride. and later... the baseball season may not be going as planed for the san francisco giants but the players are still going the extra mile to put a smile on children's faces. we will show you how. and after the break... scary moments as two men try to grab a woman's purse and it is all caught on camera, see the moment the woman decided to fight back. and here's a live look outside...bay bridge.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a florida woman was taken on a frightening ride by thieves trying to steal her car... and it was all caught on camera.( darya ) the woman was pumping gas when two men tried to steal her purse. when she fought back... they tried to drive away in her car. you can see the 64-year-old woman gets caught in the door and dragged around the gas station.( mark ) the woman suffered bruises to her arms.... but was able to help lead police to one of the carjackers. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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we're coming up on 5:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... a san jose swim coach arrested
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after police say he sent inappropriate texts messages to members on the team. investigators say later timothy nguyen asked girls and boys on the team for nude photos and sexual favors. at least three victims have been identified.( darya ) police are continuing to look for bob tang after human remains were found at a warehouse in hayward on saturday. tang worked at that warehouse for more than 20 years. police believe the remains may be linked to piseth chhay, a father who went missing on mother's day. police say the d-n-a test results are expected to take about two weeks.( mark ) a father dies while trying to save his 5-year old daughter from drowning. 40-year old roni avila was out kayaking with his daughter south of rio vista when their kayak overturned on sunday. neither of them had on a life jacket. avila and his daughter both went under but he surfaced... holding her above the water. witness say she was good avila then again and he did not come back up. ( mark )( darya ) ( robin ) checking bay
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area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll
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to 101 (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is
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penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low 80s. communities closer to the bay will be in the low 70s, while the coast will max out
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in the low 60s. as for the rest of the week, a gradual warm up begins tomorrow and ends this weekend with inland highs reaching the low 90s. temperatures cool back down starting next monday. ( mark ) the popular ride sharing company lyft is making changes to its service. people now of the option of walking a short distance to meet their driver.( darya ) the goal is to shorten commutes and reduce congestion. kron4's charles clifford has the details.
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natsin san francisco's financial district monday afternoon lyft users had mixed feelings about walking to catch their ride.sotsot san francisco supervisor jane kim applauded lyft for adding the option.sot
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companies that operate in san francisco, like uber, need to do even more to reduce congestion and give back to the city. she has proposed charging tncs a fee. sotshe says that at idea is just a proposal and that there are still a lot of fine details to work out. sot ( darya ) draymond green has won the n-b-a's defensive player of the year award. after being runner-up for the past two years... the warriors
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forward finally has the gold. he accepted the award last night at the first ever n-b-a awards show. he becomes the only player in warriors history to win the award. green was among the top players in the league this past season in both steals and blocks. warriors general manager bob myers was named the executive of the year last night as well. ( mark ) now to bay area baseball. the giants hosting the rockies at at&t park. buster posey gave away a thousand baseball gloves to members of the junior giants before the game. in the bottom of the third inning... brandon belt crushes a triple... and it was all giants all night. they win 9 to 2 and snap their 5 game losing streak. matt cain is on the mound tonight against the rockies. first pitch scheduled for 7:15.
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( darya ) the giants might be struggling on the field this season... but they're still making sure to keep a smile on the faces of their fans.( mark ) brandon belt and joe panik put on a show with pizza dough yesterday at the george mark children's house in san leandro. the giants along with pizza connoiseur tony gemignani (jem-ig-nani) hosted a party for the childeren. the players signed autographs and took photos with everyone in attendance. ( darya ) this is the 2nd year in a row belt and
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panik were flipping pizzas for the community. ( darya ) and coming up on the kron four morning news at eight.. i get to take a turn at making some pizza. we'll show turned out. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... it is about to get even more expensive to cross the golden gate bridge. coming up at six... when the new price hike goes into affect. and what is wrong with this picture. after the break... we'll point out the n-f-l's big mistake.
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as moms, we send our kids out into the world, full of hope. and we don't want something like meningitis b getting in their way. meningococcal group b disease, or meningitis b, is real. bexsero is a vaccine to help prevent meningitis b in 10 to 25 year olds. even if meningitis b is uncommon, that's not a chance we're willing to take. meningitis b is different from the meningitis most teens were probably vaccinated against when younger. we're getting the word out against meningitis b. our teens are getting bexsero. bexsero should not be given if you had a severe allergic reaction after a previous dose. most common side effects are pain, redness or hardness at the injection site; muscle pain; fatigue; headache;
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nausea; and joint pain. bexsero may not protect all individuals. tell your healthcare professional if you're pregnant or if you have received any other meningitis b vaccines. ask your healthcare professional about the risks and benefits of bexsero and if vaccination with bexsero is right for your teen. moms, we can't wait. ( darya ) can you figure out what is wrong with this novelty license plate? this license plate was being
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sold on the n-f-l's official online store. it shows the washington redskins logo in front of the outline of the state of washington. the problem is the redskins don't play in washington state. they play in maryland near washington d-c. the license plates are no longer available in the n-f-l's online store. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... a bay area coach arrested because of the texts he sent his underage team. lydia pantazes is live in the south bay with the details. and bill cosby's next trial could be here in california. the charges he could be facing in this state. and wildfires tearing through the west coast. why firefighters are worried it could be a rough summer for california.
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♪ ♪ the best way to get together is with a treat you make together. ♪ ♪ the energy conscious whopeople among usle? say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california
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and do your thing. ( lydia ) a south bay swim
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coach arrested for inappropriate texts. i will have the details in a live report. ( anny ) plus... the new efforts by police to connect the human remains found in the east bay to the case of a missing san francisco father. ( mark ) and part of the president's travel ban will go into effect later this week. how bay area travelers are reacting to the supreme court's decision. (darya) (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average
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temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the
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inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low 80s. communities closer to the ( darya ) our top story this morning... a south bay swim coach is arrested after asking underage members of his team for nude photos.( mark ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san jose this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia )police say 25-year old timothy nguyen formed a bond with the children by talking about swimming classes but that soon turned in a different direction.(take vo)
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police say after nguyen earned his victims trust he then asked for nude photos or sexual favors from both boys and girls on the quicksilver swim team.the quicksilver swim is a private youth swimming organization that operates out of gunderson high school in south san jose.nguyen was the assistant coach.he is charged with annoying or molesting a child under 18 and intimidating or persuading a witness or victim.
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answered the door. but shortly after we knocked somebody did leave the house. tang, who you see on the left here, is the main suspect in the disappearance of piseth chhay. d-n-a tests are being done to determine if remains found in the east bay over the weekend match chhay's who has been missing since mother's day. police are continuing to look for bob tang after human remains were found at a hayward warehouse on saturday. employees at the warehouse say tang worked there for more than 20 years. chhay and tang were friends, and chhay's wife says the two were together the morning chhay went missing. police believe tang fled to cambodia in may. his car was previously recovered at s-f-o. tang's neighbors spoke to kron four after the remains were found. ( anny ) police say it will be
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about two weeks before they get the results of the d-n-a tests. back to you. ( darya ) a father dies while trying to save his 5-year old daughter from drowning. 40-year old roni avila from san francisco is being remembered on social media as a loving husband, father and friend. he was out kayaking with his daughter south of rio vista when their kayak overturned on sunday. neither of them had on a life jacket. avila and his daughter both went under but he surfaced... holding her above the water. witness say she was rescued up by a good samaritan. avila then went under again ... and he did not come back up. the family has set-up a 'go fund me' account to help raise money to bury him in san francisco. you can find a link on our website kron- 4 dot- com. ( darya ) in the east bay... one person is hospitalized after a house fire in castro valley. it
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happened last night on carlton avenue. people living in the home were able to evacuate before firefighters arrived. the alameda fire department were able to save two dogs one person was taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation... that person is expected to be okay. ( mark ) the u-s supreme court is allowing some parts of president trump's revised travel ban to go into effect. people from six muslim- majority countries will be barred from entering the country for 90 days -- unless they can provide evidence of links to the u-s -- such as family, a college admission, or a job offer. the white house said the ban was for national security reasons -- not religious ones. the court will hear full arguments on the travel ban in the fall. ( mark ) and travelers here in the bay area say they are not happy that parts of the travel ban have been reinstated... especially when it comes to refugees:
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galil/egyptian national: "i honestly don't disagree with the list, i just disagree with generalizing the rule, like everyone coming from these countries.">( mark ) officials at s-f-o say the airport is prepared in case they see protests in reaction to the travel ban. ( darya ) the effort to recall superior court judge aaron persky has taken a big first step. persky was criticized for what many called a lenient sentence for a former stanford athlete. brock turner was convicted of sexually assaulting a woman who was unconscious. he was sentenced to just six months in jail. backers of the recall say that they will begin collecting the 58-thousand signatures needed to qualify the recall for the june 2018 ballot.
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where perpetrators never receive the justice they deserve...">( darya ) judge persky has not made any public comments about the turner case or the recall effort. ( mark ) the white house says they have found potential evidence that syria is preparing for another chemical weapons attack. officials say the potential attack would likely result in the mass murder of civilians, including children. the white house has made it clear that if syria conducts another chemical attack they will pay a heavy price. earlier this year, the u-s ordered air strikes against syrian government forces. they fired 59- tomahawk cruise missiles following a chemical attack on civilians by the syrian ( mark ) officials in new york say a teenage girl's own action caused her to fall out of a ride at an amusement park. it happened over the weekend at a six flags park near albany, new york. the 14-year-old was riding the sky
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ride gondola with her brother - when she slipped. her brother held her as a crowd gathered below to catch her. she fell about 25 feet into the arms bystanders. she was not seriously injured. the local sheriff says that 'human error' on the part of the teen caused her to slip under a restraining bar. authorities say the safety features on the ride were functioning properly. ( darya ) a major road in santa cruz county is back open after it was destroyed in the storms in february. an official ribbon-cutting welcomed back drivers on the soquel san jose road after months of detours. but county officials want people to know that this is only a temporary fix. but plans are underway for a more permanent solution. ( darya ) crews
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will continue to make minor repairs on the road. and in some areas there will only be one lane of traffic. ( anny @ land ) coming up... wildfires are burning up parts of the west coast. i'll explain why firefighters are worried it could be a very rough summer for california. ( mark ) and... crossing the golden gate brige is about to get more expensive. hear when the new price hike goes into affect.( robin ) i'm tracking your morning commute. .
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. .bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james) no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. .bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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(james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low 80s. communities closer to the bay will be in the low 70s, while the coast will max out in the low 60s. as for the rest of the week, a gradual warm up begins tomorrow and ends this weekend with inland highs reaching the low 90s. temperatures cool back down starting next monday.
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( mark ) the toll to cross the golden gate bridge is about to go up. starting next monday...the price you will pay is going up 25 cents ..to $7.75. those who have fastrak passes will still get a discount, paying $6.75 per crossing. officials say
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the price hike is needed to meet a budget shortfall. ( mark ) the sonoma-marin area rail transit district is offering free preview rides on its smart train. it is happening between rohnert park and the marin civic center stations starting on thursday. the district will also run trains between the sonoma county airport station and the marin county fair at the marin civic center on july first and july fourth. the free preview is in advance of full regular train service between the airport station and downtown san rafael. a starting date for the regular service has not yet been announced. ( mark ) major wildfires could make this an especially long, hot summer on
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the west coast. tens of thousands of acres have been scorched in a number of states including california... and the fires are likely to continue.( darya ) anny hong is here with the details. ( anny @ land ) three states have had to deal with these wildfires including two areas of california. a car crash caused the manzanita wildfire burning in los angeles. it has burned nearly 12-hundred acres. people living in the area have been warned about the possibility of evacuating. another wildfire is burning near san luis obispo that has forced two-hundred people to evacuate. in utah...the brian fire has also forced evacuations and scorched 46-thousand acres. ( anny ) nearly 15-hundred structures are still threatened in utah. arizona is also dealing
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with several fires. these fires are not expected to stop anytime soon with temperatures expected to reach triple digits. ( darya ) dozens of potential jurors have been excused from the trial of martin shkreli because they claimed they couldn't be impartial. jury selection continues today in the fraud trial against the former pharmaceutical company executive. during jury questioning yesterday, several jurors said they could not ignore shkreli's reputation for raising the price of a life-saving drug by five-thousand percent. the 34-year-old was arrested last year on conspiracy and other charges unrelated to the price- gouging scandal. ( darya ) bill cosby's next trial could be taking place in southern california. a hearing is scheduled today in santa monica to set a trial date. this next lawsuit accuses him of raping a teen at the playboy mansion more than 40 years ago. judy huth filed the lawsuit against cosby for the incident
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at the mansion in 19-74 when she was 15-years-old. the hearing comes less than two after a pennsylvania jury deadlocked on criminal charges against cosby accusing him of raping a temple university worker. cosby's legal team declared victory after the pennsylvania mistrial, however prosecutors have vowed to retry him. ( mark ) two marines have been severely burned after an explosion in san diego at the marine corps air station. the marines were performing routine maintenance on a combat jet when it suddenly burst into flames. one of them is in critical condtion while the condition of the other marine is not being released. ( mark ) washington d-c is now giving people a new gender option on i-d cards. the city will start letting people choose "x" as a gender identifier. in the past...people could only choose between male and female. california is considering a similar policy change. last month the state senate passed a bill to add a third gender option for state
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documents sending it to the state assembly. ( darya ) crews are stepping up efforts to fix the damaged spillway at the oroville dam before the next rainy season. engineers have created a replica of the dam and are testing it in utah. this way they can figure out which repairs will work the best as they fix the damage from this past winter. they are also using computers to come up with designs for the repairs... but engineers say there is no replacement for the tests being done on the replica. the repairs are expected to cost 300-million dollars... and are supposed to be wrapped up by the beginning of november. ( darya ) a car loses control and nearly crashes into a bus in missouri. it was all caught on the bus's camera. police say the car had been involved in a drive by shooting moments before the crash. after the car barely misses the bus...the car then hits a tree and then a light pole. no one on the bus was severely injured.
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( anny @ land ) coming up... a new report breaks down the impact of the senate's new proposed republican health care bill. i'll explain how it could affect you.( darya ) and after the break... do you like to binge watch your favorite t-v shows? see how facebook could make it easier for you to do that. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) you could ( darya ) you could soon binge- watch shows on facebook. (
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mark ) the menlo park based company is in talks with hollywood studios to develop t-v shows to compete with netflix, amazon, apple and hulu. that is according to a new report from the "wall street journal."( darya ) they are reportedly going to work with major talent agencies to develop 30-minute shows.( mark ) facebook is also planning on releasing shorter t-v shows running around three to ten minutes in length. ( darya ) your cash is probably covered in germs and drugs. a new study identified over a hundred different strains of bacteria on dollar bills.( mark )
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and traces of cocaine can be found on 80 percent of dollar bills. other drugs like heroin and meth also showed up on the bills but not as often. ( darya ) other things found on the money include animal d-n-a from people's pets and food molecules. but the study also points out that disease transmission from money is rare, and researcher are looking at ways of cleaning money between transactions. ( mark ) coming up...( mark ) coming up... felony charges are dropped against a former oakland police officer. what he is accused of doing and the charges he still faces this morning. plus... president trump's immigration policy is impacting post offices across the country. we are live outside a bay area post office open early this morning to deal with the problem.( james ) your bay area forecast is next.
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(mark) on wall street, the
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standard & poor's 500 index added 0.03 percent to 2,439.07. the dow gained 0.1 percent to 21,409.55. the nasdaq composite slid 0.3 percent to 6,247.15.
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. acciden nb 101 at oakland road on the offramp, slow from 680 ( darya ) president trump's immigration policies are having a severe impact on post offices all across the bay area. ( mark ) they can't keep up with the massive rush of people trying to get passports. kron 4's yoli aceves is live in san mateo where a post office is already open this morning to help deal with the back log of passport applications. ( yoli ) san mateo, ca - to help customers who
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otherwise cannot schedule an appointment for passport service, the san mateo post office at 1630 s. delaware st., san mateo, ca 94402 will open early in the morning on two mid-week days to accept walk-ins for passport applications. today and friday, june 30, 2017, passport service will be available from 5:00 am to 9:00 am. postal clerks will be on hand to provide passport information and to accept passport applications, with no appointments necessary. to help speed up the process, customers should fill out forms ahead of time. to apply for a passport, applicants need a valid form of photo identification and proof of citizenship.
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( darya ) thanks yoli. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) the congressional budget office releases it's findings on the new senate proposed health care bill... and many say the numbers don't look too good. ( darya ) anny hong is here with details on how it could affect you. anny? (anny @ land) the congressional budget office says the senate republican health care bill would leave an additional 22-million people without health
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insurance by 20-26. like the house version of the bill that passed in may, this version would end enhanced medicaid expansion, eliminate coverage mandates, and allow insurers to charge older policy holders more. premiums would go down about 20 percent over the next 10 years for the average customer, and the u.s. deficit could also be cut by 321 billion dollars. but those in the individual insurance market would be hit with dramatic increases for services. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell is scrambling to get enough votes for the bill, and these new numbers may not help.
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to get to 50 but time will tell.">(anny) only two republican senators can vote against the bill in order for it to still pass. as of yesterday afternoon, as least five oppose it. a vote is expected before the 4th of july recess. ( mark ) a judge dismissed two felony charges for conspiracy to obstruct justice against a former oakland police officer. the charges were dropped after prosecutors refused to disclose the name of a confidential informant in the prostitution case. 27-year-old ryan walterhouse still faces one misdemeanor count of engaging in an act of prostitution. a prostitute testified that walterhouse gave her his number and solicited her for sex after he met her while patrolling in oakland last year. walterhouse resigned from the oakland police department in december. this case is ánotá related to the police sex scandal involving a woman formerly known as celeste guap. ( mark ) a man is behind bars this morning accused of killing his son in richmond. it happened saturday morning
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at a home on groom drive. police say the call came in as a family dispute. when they arrived, they found the 18-year-old son had been shot in the chest. they arrested the 59-year-old father on homicide charges. ( darya ) the teenage girl who fell to her death from a cliff in san francisco was walking in an area that is closed off to the public. we first told you about this story last week on the kron 4 morning news. park police say 17-year-old victoria la rocca and two other teens ignored warning signs when they walked to the painted rock cliff's edge... located at land's end. that is where la rocca fell nearly 200 feet and landed on a large rock. after finding her motionless and unresponsive ... rescuers transported her to china beach where she later died. the two teens with la rocca admitted to investigators that they knew the area was closed when they entered. ( darya ) we now know the names of two people who were killed while trying to break into a home in brentwood. the coroner identified the men
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as 38-year-old ellis williams and 32-year-old joseph brooks. both are from antioch. surveillance video briefly shows the incident from last wednesday. investigators say one of the men had a gun and the homeowner defend himself with his own weapon. the case is being considered "justifiable homicide." ( mark ) police say a southern california father killed his five-year-old boy after a trip to disneyland.. in order to get back at his wife after their divorce. the boy's father has been charged with murder. aramazd andressian senior was arrested friday in las vegas, about two- months after his son's disappearance. andressian was supposed to drop off his son with his mother but was later found unconscious inside a car doused in gasoline. if convicted, he faces up to 25-years to life in prison. ( mark ) the european union is now fining google over 2-billion dollars. today, the e-u is accusing the mountain view-based company of breaching anti-trust rules with its online shopping service. regulators say
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google is abusing their power as a search engine. they say google elevates its shopping service when there are possibly other deals out there. the internet giant has up to 90 days to stop or face the two-point-seven billion dollar fine. ( darya ) coming up... see how some san francisco giants' players went the extra mile to put a smile on children's faces. and after the break... we'll show you what happened after a woman fights back against two theives trying to steal from her. her. how far should pure alpine spring water her. have to travel from its source to the bottle? a hundred miles? a thousand miles? how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser always bottled at the mountain source.
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how fafrom its sourcelpine spring to the bottle?travel ♪ how about less than a mile and a half? crystal geyser is the only major us spring water bottled at the mountain source. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. an accident still blokcing in sam jose nb 101 at 13th backed up beynd capitol expwy ( darya @ land ) a florida )( darya @ land ) a florida woman was taken on a frightening ride by thieves trying to steal her car... and it was all caught on camera. the woman was
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pumping gas when two men tried to steal her purse. when she fought back... they tried to drive away in her car. you can see the 64-year-old woman gets caught in the door and dragged around the gas station. the woman suffered bruises to her arms.... but was able to help lead police to one of the carjackers. ( mark ) a massive project that would alter california's water system is moving forward. u-s wildlife agencies have given their approval to build twin tunnels in the delta. governor brown is a big supporter of the plan... which would cost an estimated 16-billion dollars. supporters say the tunnels would provide much needed help to central and southern california. opponents say the project would hurt the delta and the fish that live there. the tunnels need the approval of several other agencies before construction can begin. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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are full of beautiful wild life you might find gaggles of geese or a crane or maybe even a couch . wait what? nats: ambiance i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly> . there's a place like no other...
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where a walk down main street... where a walk down main street... blah blah blah .. hey! the name's rocket and i need your help! the collector has trapped my friends,
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the guardians of the galaxy in this weird...freakshow... check it out...this is the joint we're in... and we need you to help us break out! got it?...good...now move it!...i gotta go! ...here there is magic for days! we're coming up on 6:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... a san jose swim coach arrested after police say he sent inappropriate texts messages to members on the team. investigators say later timothy nguyen asked girls and boys on the team for nude photos and sexual favors. at least three victims have been identified.( darya ) police are continuing to lieve
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the remains may be linked to piseth chhay, a father who went missing on mother's day. police say the d-n-a test results are expected to take about two weeks.( mark ) a father dies while trying to save his 5-year old daughter from drowning. 40-year old roni avila was out kayaking with his daughter south of rio vista when their kayak overturned on sunday. neither of them had on a life jacket. avila and his daughter both went under but he surfaced... holding her above the water. witness say she was rescued up by a good samaritan.went under again and he back up. (mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic...
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(james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning. the marine layer is penetrating into all our inland valleys bringing temperatures down into the 50s for most. by mid-morning the fog and low clouds will pull back, letting the sun through. expect highs today to mirror what we saw yesterday. the inland valleys will warm into the upper 70s mostly, with a few spots reaching the low
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80s. communities closer to the bay will be in the low 70s, while the coast will max out in the low 60s. as for the rest of the week, a gradual warm up begins tomorrow and ends this weekend with inland highs reaching the low 90s. temperatures cool back down starting next monday. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101..bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) some people in the east bay are illegally dumping their trash near the banks outside of a creek.( darya ) kron four's stanley roberts takes a look at the problem in this morning's edition of "people behaving badly." there is a sign outside a
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creek in the city of pleasant hill which reads: grayson creek watershed ours to protect .. ours to protect are strong words it means we are all responsible for it.we are responsible for the gaggles of geese which call this home; we are responsible for the ducks that swim back in forth . or even the cranes that look for food in this creek nats: the problem is the creek and the area surrounding the creed has been trashed..
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on the banks of the creek you will find this sectional sofa this sign reads processing stations but rest assured there is on such station in or next the creek i also was unable to locate a bike repair shop on the creeks banks just a bikenats: i have found that if there is tagging . chances are you will find unwanted items in and around the area which by the way the creek falls under the contra costa county flood and water conversation district i know this because there is a sign right next to the hole in the fence despite the no trespassing signs the banks appear to be a walking trail for the residents nats ambiance: in the water it's not hard to find trash and debris including this office chair covered in algae but what you will find along the banks the most is shopping carts . lots of shopping places you probably would expect to find a shopping cart nats: ambiance now inside the property of valley plaza, there is what appears to the remnants of a encampment like this vcr and baskets and more shopping carts forwarded to me after on one of my co-workers read claycord blog saw were in my opinion worth taking a closer look people ive spoke to the area say that a problem with illegal dumping in in and around but with the new construction change but in the contra costa county flood and water district needs to address the trashing of and make a decision is the banks a walking trail and if it is off limits. a better fencing order .. but what do i know i'm just a on pleasant hill stanley roberts kron 4 news
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( darya ) the giants might be struggling on the field this season... but they're still making sure to keep a smile on the faces of their fans.( mark ) brandon belt and joe panik put on a show with pizza dough yesterday at the george mark children's house in san leandro. the giants along with pizza connoiseur tony gemignani (jem-ig-nani) hosted a party for the childeren. the players signed autographs and took photos with everyone in attendance. this is the 2nd year in a row belt and panik were flipping pizzas for the community. ( darya ) and coming up on the kron four morning news at
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eight.. i get to take a turn at making some pizza. we'll show turned out. ( darya ) coming up in kron four news at seven... several beauty products are causing harm to peoples' health. we'll show you what one california senator is doing to fix the problem. we'll be right back.
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( darya ) two pieces of baseball history will soon be up for grabs.( mark ) and they are coming from charlie
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sheen. the actor says that he's auctioning off babe ruth's 1927 world series ring. also being sold....the original document that traded the babe from the boston red sox to the new york yankees. that deal, became baseball legend, as the "curse of the bambino."( darya ) bids for the ring have reached 600- thousand dollars while the contract is more than 400-grand. sheen says he's kept the items in pristine shape over the past few decades and is ready to hand them off to another collector. (darya) ahead in gary's world... a big night for draymond green... we'll take a look at the first ever n-b-a awards show. it was flashy and they had a lot of fun at steph's expense.( mark ) plus... a bay area coach is arrested because of innapropriate texts he sent. lydia pantazes is live in the south bay with the details. and... a swarm of earthquakes hits in northern california. anny hong is
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at the breaking news desk with the details.
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arrested for ( lydia ) a south bay swim coach arrested for inappropriate texts. i will have the details in a live report. ( anny ) breaking news... a swarm of earthquakes hits northern california. i'll have the details just in to kron four. ( mark ) and get ready to pay more to cross the golden
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gate bridge. we'll tell you about the price hike that goes into effect in less than a week. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're expecting another mild day today with mostly sunny skies and below average temperatures. it's mostly cloudy and cool this morning.

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