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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  June 29, 2017 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm will tran. (will)lets get a check of weather this morning... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through
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the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. (will) several fires are burning across the state right now.
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and it's only going to get hotter as get closer to fire season. while the bay area has avoided major wildfires so far there have been some close calls. kron4's j.r stone spoke with one south bay family who says, a fire came dangerously close to their home. (j.r.)the home directly behind me is one of at least two that came dangerouslsy close to flames. you can see behind me the area that burned. you can also see where flame retardent was dropped in the distance. homeowners using hoses to protect their homes in san jose on wednesday as a fire tore through the hillside grass.sot just a big line of fire probably ten feet talljoe martarano said workers at his house alerted him to the flames.sot before they saw the smoke they heard bottle rockets going off and firecrackers and shortly after that they saw the smoke and
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that's why they came and got me.joe made it to the hillside and along with the help of the workers who alerted him and his grandson.they were all able to fight the flames with hoses. about 15 acres burned but they were able to protect their homes. san jose fire and calfire were fighting it as well. helicopters and planes were used to dump water and fire retardent.sot right in the middle i couldn't even see because it was so thick with smoke my eyes were burning and i couldn't even hardly stand it. quite the day for a man who admitshe's no spring chicken and hasn't faught many fires.sot 80 years old and i'm fightin' fires.that's actually our third fire.j.r. tag this is what the hillside looks like now. it appears the fire started on the top. no official cause has been given, j.r. stone kron 4 news. (will) several fires are
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burning across the rest of california. one of those fires was in burbank forcing mandatory evacuations throughout the day. the fire started around three- yesterday afternoon. firefighters were spraying water to prevent the flames from getting to homes. crews managed to contain the fire and are now keeping an eye out for hot spots. (will) firefighters are trying to get the upper hand on a wildfire that sparked tuesday in san bernardino county. so far more than 600- acres have burned and it is only 40- percent contained. hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames. authorities have lifted the mandatory evacuations in the area. but highway- 330 which is near the area of the fire is still closed.
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(will) and the fire in marin county is now contained. we've learned it started when a tree limb fell on a power pole. the 'pine fire' started tuesday morning near kent lake. firefighters contained it at 38-acres. it never threatened any homes so no evacuations were necessary. (will) happening today... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect. and this morning we are learning more about who will be allowed to enter the u-s. under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. that means the person must have either a parent... spouse... child or sibling in the u-s. any other relationship will not be considered sufficient enough to enter. people who have already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the ban will last for 90 days.
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the country included in the ban include... libya... syria... somolia... sudan... iran and yemen. the ban extends to 12o days for refugees from those countries. the ban goes into effect at 5:00 tonight. (will) also happening today... the house of representatives will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the country. the man accused of killing steinle had been deported multiple times. the house is also considering another bill that would strip certain federal grants from sanctuary cities like san francisco... who refuse to cooperate with immigration (will) bart officials say they're watching you. all trains are now equipped with
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surveillance cameras. kron4's hermela aregawi spoke with a former police chief as well as passengers about whether the new cameras are enough..to prevent crime. four cameras now on every train car.bart hopes it will help ease passenger concerns about safety on trains.former bart police chief gary gee weighed in on the new security measures.gary gee/former bart police chief:if a camera has been installed in each of them and they're not only operational but can record and store images for extended period of times so it can be retrieved by police as evidence then yes bart has met his promise.a promise bart vowed to keep after a passenger was shot and killed on a train back in january 2016.the suspect here.. was caught on some cameras - but
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turns out the ones on the trains were decoys.passengers we talked to applaud bart's effort to keep people safebut they don't think it will put an end to crime.ashley haynes/bart rider: i'm not really sure because at the same time people are not going to be aware. people aren't really not going to care about the cameras so things are still going to go down regardless. i'm very cautious. i'm always on my p's and q's because you never know what can go down. you never know who's going to walk on their because anybody gets on. demario henderson/bart rider: i'm making sure i'm very alert on bart because you never know what might go down. you might have a scuffle, you might get robbed. it's harsh in the bay area but you got to be aware of your surroundings and you've got to know what's going on.others think there should be more cops on trains..to keep criminals away. but former chief gee says there aren't enough bart police officers to man each train, each day.gary gee/former bart police chiefto put police officers on each of those cars number one would be cost prohibitive. so bart police resort to the traditional form of policing and that is have officers assigned to sectors or beats that are responsible for 2/3 stations(hermela aregawi)like those passengers were saying..
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former bart police chief gary gee says the best thing passengers can do to keep themselves safe.. is to be aware of their surrounds. reporting live in san francisco, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. (will) coming up.. we are less then a week away from the 4th of a july. we'll tell you where you can buy safe fireworks for your family. and your credit score could be going up this weekend. and you don't have to do anything. we'll explain.(rebecca) your forecast next.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny
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afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will) a judge has set bail at $6- million- dollars for a santa cruz brain surgeon charged with
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no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (will) a judge has set bail at $6- million- dollars for a santa cruz brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children. doctor james kohut is facing 11- counts of
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sexually abusing children under the age of 14. he was arrested in his santa cruz home last month along with two nurses. they are charged with participating in child sex abuse with the 57-year-old. kohut has plead not guilty. (will) prosecutors had opposed bail for kohut saying the neurologist is a public danger who recruits women to help find child victims. (will @ landing) we are now less than a week away from the fourth of july. and while many cities are cracking down on illegal fireworks, some bay area cities do allow certain fireworks known as "safe and sane". kron4's philippe djegal was in dublin where the fireworks booths are now open for business.
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nats- "you pay $19.99 and you get both of these." when you're among the first in line like the vaupen family... take your pick.aidan vaupen/14- years-old- "we got luck of the irish and the 49er pack." 13 fireworks booths are now open in the city of dublin. and, as long as you're 18 or older, you can make a purchase. lauren madigan/buying fireworks- "i thought sparklers would be fun, ha." all of the fireworks sold in booths like this one are considered safe and sane... and, if you need confirmation... check out the box of what you purchase... and, look for the seal of approval from the state fire marshall.kevin ferrell/buying fireworks- "some of the old favorites, you know, snakes and piccolo pete's and stuff like that." kevin ferrell -- buying his fireworks from a group of volunteers raising money for booster clubs at dublin high school.rosemary brassea/volunteer- "on the fourth, right up until we close, yes, it is very busy." feel free to light your fireworks in the city of dublin... but only at designated areas. if you own a single famly home, you can use your driveway.shari jackman/city of dublin- "we of
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course, ask that they stay away from all vegetation, trash cans, uh, fences and that sort of thing." and, if you live in an apartment building or complex... head to one of four parks where city of dublin spokesperson shari jackman says fireworks are allowed. shari jackman/city of dublin- "emerald glen park, shannon park, the dublin sports grounds, and alamo creek park. and, people can use them on the fourth of july between the hours of 10am and 10pm." aiden vaupen and family are looking forward to it.aiden vaupen/14-years-old- "i think its fun, i like to hangout with my friends and lighting of some fireworks and eating some food." bring some water too... to stay hydrated and to douse off you're used fireworks before throwing them in the trash. in dublin, philippe djegal, kron four news. (will) celebrate july fourth with kron-4. we will be bringing you fireworks from across the bay area. 'july 4-th live' kicks off tuesday night at 9 p.m. - right here on the bay area's news station. (will) millions of americans could see a jump in their credit scores when a new law kicks in this weekend.
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kron 4's justine waldman explains what will be wiped off of all credit reports... experian, equifax and transunion, are changing their standards starting on july first.the big three credit agencies will wipe out about half of tax liens and almost all civil judgments from credit reports.erica sandberg / consumer money expert sot because they cannot be proven and until the can be proven they can be correct off they go consumer finance expert erica sandberg tells me the new law will help about 12 million people get a better credit score.the law is in response to a class action law-suit.. that claimed in many cases people with the same name - one with good credit and the other with bad - would be mixed up. damaging the good persons score.sot because simply there were too many mistakes too many consumers said where did that come from? hey i paid it? or that isn't even mine.people impacted could see their scores jump 20 to 40 points.a better credit score should make it easier to get loans, credit cards and mortgages approved.sot you want to have a credit score of
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740 750 so if you are not quite there this gets you end up with a far better mortgage and you pay less over all.but this could be a law with unintended consequences. consumers may appear more credit-worthy than they really are.sot they may just increase credit rates across the board because they take a greater risk justine waldman heads-up, just because those marks from tax liens or civil judgements ...do not appear on your credit score after the first of july... it does not mean they've totally vanished. you still have to to pay them off. in the newsroom justine waldman kron 4 news. (will) coming up... several s-f-o t-s-a agents are in serious trouble after accepting bribes. what police say they were allowing through.(robin) women in hollywood are speaking out and making their voices heard! i'll show you what i mean. that and more on today's hollywood minute.
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and here's a live look outside... toll
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... women in hollywood are speaking out. and singing out! here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. you're gonna turn your back on family?" (nat-music)michelle rodriguez and vin diesel are the only original "fast and furious" stars still in the franchise... and she's threatening to quit! rodriguez recently posted on instagram "i hope they decide to show some love to the women of the
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franchise on the next one. or i just might have to say goodbye to a loved franchise." "halle berry! hey!"halle berry is the only african-american to win the best actress oscar... and she says she's working to change that. berry tells "teen vogue" her win means "nothing" to her now, because people of color need more opportunities in hollywood... so she wants to start producing more films, to provide those opportunities. (nat-music)shakira, shakira! the colombian superstar has announced dates for her first world tour in about six years. her "el dorado world tour" is set to visit 33 cities in north america and europe, beginning november eighth in cologne, germany. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (will) coming up... an east bay school has parents up in arms after asking for more detailed racial information about their kids. why parents say it's unfair. (rebecca) and your forecast after the break. (rebecca)
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and here's a live look outside...san mateo
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we're coming up on 4-30... here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect today. under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. people who have already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the ban will last for 90 days. the country included in the ban include... libya... syria... somolia... sudan... iran and yemen.
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and... the house of representatives will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the country. the man accused of killing steinle had been deported multiple times. also... a brush fire came dangerously close to a home in san jose. this is cell phone video of neighbors using hoses to help put out the fire yesterday. san jose fire and calfire were out fighting the fire as well. helicopters and planes were used to dump water and fire retardant. there was no damage to any homes and about 15 acres were burned in the fire. (will) now lets get a check of weather and traffic.
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seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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(will) fremont police are re-opening an investigation
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (will) fremont police are re-opening an investigation into a woman who went missing more than 20- years ago. the decision to reopen the case comes after police
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obtained potential new evidence. then, 25- year-old sheri lynn muhleman went missing back in 1989. she was last seen packing up her things from her boyfriend's house in fremont. the couple also had a daughter together. police say, based on current witness statements and physical evidence they believe muhleman was the victim of homicide. but her body was never found. .(will) a former san francisco international airport screener has pleaded 'guilty' to receiving a bribe as a public official. joseph scott admits he turned a blind eye as 50- pounds of cocaine went through his x-ray machine. police say scott accepted a buy- off of around 45- hundred dollars to allow the drugs to pass. bobby napier the man who bribed scott was sentenced last week to four years. napier admitted to smuggling cocaine and marijuana through s-f-o security for several years by paying scott. a total of seven bay area airport
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screeners face similar charges. (will) a group of asian parents in the east bay are raising questions about why their school district is asking for more detailed racial information about their kids. kron4's maureen kelly talked to two pleasanton mothers who say the practice is unfair and they want it changed. i feel uncomfortable very uncomfortable because i don't know why you're doing this what's the purpose? what makes lucy ye uneasy is the registration form she was asked to fill out before entering her 5 year old son kevin into his transitional kindergarten class at the beginning of the last school year.under the section entitled what's your child's ethnicity.parents can chose latino or not latino, white, african american.but when there not just one box for asian.instead there are more than a dozen different asian subgroups. korean japanese chinese vietnamese and all of those countries in asia. why should we do that?sylvia tian is another pleasanton mom who doesn't think it's fair that asian parents are being asked
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to diferentiate themseleves in this way.why single out asians why single out all the countries? in asia? that's not correctboth moms feel that this data could end up hurting their kid's chances when they are applying for college.the pleasanton school district says they are just complying with legislation requiring the collection of this data that passed in 2011. a spokesperson with the state deparment of education says they use the data to track how kids from these subgroups are doing in school so they identify those who need more help.the law that required the state to collect this demographic data was co sponsored by several asian and pacific islander civil rights groups.education should be colorblind national origin blind it should be equal to all people the group that wants to see this practice end met with state assmemblywomab catherine baker of san ramon who says she will look into the issue and the possiblity of crafting new legislation. maureen kelly kron4 news
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(will) still ahead... president trump's new health care reform has hit a road block. the big surprise the president is teasing.
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double parking. it's not only illegeal but a safety hazard. stanely roberts shows us some of the worst offenders on this edition of people behaving badly. getting from point a to point b in san francisco has always been a challenge. but some challenges are completely avoidable roll you window down there is a parking space
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behind you why didn't you just park instead of blocking traffic im just in a hurry sir what i'm just in a hurry you were in a hurry yea so everyone else in not in a hurry i caught sight of the uber eats driver while i was cruising down chestnut street in san francisco, i go around the block expecting him to be gone ...but before i could even get there .see this right turn only sign? watch this driver with her right turn signal on turn left nats ambiance as i approach the double parked uber eats which made this muni bus cross into oncoming traffic behind the car was a perfectly usable parking spot it's commercial until 11 it was 11:30 i just never updated the dashcam timestamp nat: ambiance allow me to introduce you to a new feature i call dashcam follies where i simply drive around and see what my dashcam captures like this uber passing me up by using the transit lane as a work around ..not permitted nats:
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ambiance how about this uber using the bicycle lane to pass on the right of me . again not permitted it had uber and lyft dress trade on the front but not on the back as required by state lawthis red uber again double parked on chestnut street with no clear intention to move so there the driver sitswhile other drivers are forced to go around nats ambiance ok now im not sure if this driver is broke down or simply stopped on ofarrell it had no decals so i not sure what going on it was just sitting there nats: ambiance now to be fair its not just uber and lyft because finding delivery trucks double parked has become standard operating procedure if there is parking available but the truth is when you have 47 thousand ridehail drivers from all over the state converge on san franciso parking where ever they like and often blocking traffic to the point where it making people upset very upset so uber and lyft drivers, if you can find legal place to park, maybe just maybe people won't have so many negative preceptions . remember preception is the new reality in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news and here's a live look
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outside... embarcadero.
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welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect today. under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. people who have already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the ban will last for 90 days. the country included in the ban include... libya... syria... somolia... sudan... iran and yemen. and... the house of
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representatives will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the country. the man accused of killing steinle had been deported multiple times. a judge has set bail at $6- million- dollars for a santa cruz brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children. doctor james kohut is facing 11- counts of sexually abusing children under the age of 14. he was arrested in his santa cruz home last month along with two nurses. they are charged with participating in child sex abuse with the 57-year-old. kohut has plead not guilty. (will) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera.... (will) meteorologist anny
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hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots.san mateo bridge less then 30 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.
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(will) president trump teasing a possible big surprise... this as gop sentate leaders try to line up more support for the stalled republican health care bill. the goal is to get a new draft of the bill in place by friday before the july 4th recess. emily schmidt is tracking developments. the story in the senate wednesday is what you don't see...sen. mitch mcconnell/-r- majority leader: "we know we
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cannot afford to delay on this issue."no vote on the republican-backed health care legislation ...none scheduled....as deal-making keeps the bill behind closed doors.sen. roger wicker/-r- mississippi: "the leadership is trying to get the members to come together and have something agreed to by the time we leave on friday."so far, easier said than done. senate majority leader mitch mcconnell hasn't found details on issues like opioid funding....medicaid expansion phaseout...and health spending account flexibility... to win enough conservatives and moderates to get 50 votes.sen. bill cassidy/-r- louisiana: "this should not be a republican plan, it should not be a democratic plan, it should be an american plan that puts our national priorities first." sen. patty murray/-d- washington: "what we are urging our republican colleagues to do is throw away this mantra of "repeal obamacare" and work with us through a committee."president donald trump: "we have a little more time to make healthcare perfect." president trump--speaking at an energy rountable--expressed confidence in the bill--while calling its passage tough.. president donald trump: "i think we're going to get at least very close and i think we're going to get it over the line."with the vote delay, lawmakers returning to their
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districts face what a new poll shows are skeptical voters. according to the npr/pbs newshour/marist survey, fewer than one in five americans approve of the republican senate health care bill. 55 percent disapprove. public opinion doing little to smooth the gop bill's road to passage. in washington, i'm emily schmidt. (will) protesters shouted and held signs as president trump arrived at his first re- election fundraiser. donors for the event, at the trump international hotel in washington, paid 35-thousand dollars to attend. the fundraiser was supposed to be open to the press... but that changed at the last minute because of what the white house called "some confusion." this event comes two and a half years sooner than either president obama or president george w. bush started re-election fundraising. (will) now to baseball... the giants going for their first sweep on the season. and jae gyun hwang the south
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korean making his major league dubet at 29 years of age let's go to the bottom of the 3rd... that's when nolan arenado dives to snag blach's grounder. gets the ball back and throws from his buttocks to get block at 1st. what a play. but in the 6th with the game tied at 3... hwang gets a hold of one and drives it out of the park for not just his 1st career home run but his 1st career hit. at 29 years and 335 days hwang becomes the oldest giant since at least 1913 to homer in his major league debut. that home run would end up being the game winner. final score five to 3 g-men. (will) as for the the a's.. they were in houston playing the 2nd of 3 against the best team in baseball. but the a's didn't care about their record. oakland hit five home runs including two
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by khris davis in this one. but the astors didn't care about those home runs. they scored 11 runs in this one. houston would go on to win this one by a final of 11 to 8. (will) and here's a live look outside...bay bridge
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klay thompson dancing in china?... take a look at this... thompson is there for his chinese shoe company "anta." but took some time to hit the clubs as he gets down to some
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electronic dance music. edm is especially big in china and the crowd was getting into it with the two-time champion. steph curry replied to a posting of the video saying "having the time of his life in china" with 14 cry-laughing emojis. (will) coming up... president trump's modified travel ban is set to take to effect later today. the changes that will be taking place. also... the u-s house will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the changes that bill could bring if it were to pass. also... all bart trains now have security cameras. but is anybody watching them? details next. ( lydia ) the travel ban
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starts today. i am at sfo getting reaction from travelers. ( darya ) and a new bill
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being voted on today could change immigration policies in the u-s.explain how. ( mark ) and hear why parents say a school in the east bay violated their son's rights and are now taking the school district to court. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the
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coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) breaking news... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect tonight at 5 o'clock. ( mark ) and this morning we are learning new details about who will be allowed to enter the country. will tran is here with the details will. ( will ) under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. that means the person must have either a parent... spouse... child or sibling in the u-s. people who have already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the country included in the ban include... libya... syria... somolia...
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sudan... iran and yemen. and relationships that will not be sufficient enough to get you in the country include... grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, fiancees, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, cousins, or other extended family members. the ban will last for 90 days. the ban extends to 120 days for refugees from those countries. the ban goes into effect at 5 o'clock tonight. back to you in the studio. ( darya ) thanks will. we have team coverage of the travel ban this morning.( mark ) now we want to go to kron 4's lydia pantazes who is live at s-f-o speaking to travelers this morning. lydia. ( lydia ) we spoke with a
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few passengers, some arriving others leaving out of the country. most people unaware that the ban went into effect. we spoke with a man who is traveling to the us from london. he and his wife pointed it out that a lot of the acts of terrorism occurring in his country are the result of homegrown terrorist. he doesn't think a travel ban would have helped in those situations and he's not sure how it would help here in the us.
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comes as the department of homeland security announced new changes today to airport security for flights arriving in the u.s. airports and airlines that fail to follow the new rules, could face fines. they could also be banned from operating direct flights to the u.s. airports will now conduct more thorough passenger interviews and have better vetting of future employees. homeland security secretary john kelly also said that travelers can also expect enhanced screening of electronic devices. the secretary did not rule out a complete lap top ban in the future. it will be up to the airlines to implement these new changes. ( darya ) also happening today... the u-s house will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the united states.
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the man accused of killing steinle had been deported multiple times. the house is also considering another bill that would strip certain federal grants from sanctuary cities like san francisco... who refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities. ( mark ) police near sacramento are investigating the death of a toddler who was found inside of a car. a man and woman have been detained and are being questioned by detectives. officers found an s-u-v parked in the wrong direction on a busy street. police say the man and woman were just sitting in the car. officers checked and found out that the man had an outstanding warrant out of arkansas. and as officers began searching the car they found the body of a toddler covered with blankets in the backseat. police have not released much information on the toddler and are still trying to figure out the cause of death. ( darya ) firefighters are still trying to get a handle on a wildfire that is burning in san bernardino county. so far more than 600- acres have burned and it is only 40- percent contained. hundreds of firefighters are battling the flames since it
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broke out on tuesday. authorities have lifted the mandatory evacuations in the area. but highways in the area are still closed this morning. and you can see there are several wildfires burning across the state. here is map showing where they are burning... most of them are in the central valley and southern california areas. ( darya ) in the south bay... a brush fire came dangerously close to a home in san jose. this is cell phone video of neighbors using hoses to help put out the fire yesterday. san jose fire and calfire were out fighting the fire as well. helicopters and planes were used to dump water and fire retardant. one of the homeowners says he was told fireworks may be to blame:
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there was no damage to any homes and about 15 acres were burned. ( mark ) the parents of an east bay teenager are suing the san ramon unified school district. the teen made a controversial video while running for student body president. the school district says that the video showed images of terrorists. the school district temporarily removed the student from his post as the student body president. he was eventually reinstated. the attorney for the parents released a statement to kron 4 saying the school acted unconstitutionally and punished the student for expressing his ideas. the school district has not commented on the lawsuit. ( mark ) all bart trains now have security cameras. the last one was installed yesterday. this is the view from the new surveillance camera. but bart admits that nobody is actually watching the bart cameras in real time. there are now four cameras on every train. bart riders say they appreciate the new cameras but some would prefer officers on each train. but the former bart police chief says that would not be cost effective.
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( mark ) bart says the best thing passengers can do to keep themselves safe is to be aware of their surroundings. ( darya ) in the east bay... a wallet thief and credit card fraud suspect known for targeting bay area yoga studios has struck again. police have identified the suspect as christopher newton. they say this time he is suspected of stealing from people at the 'just-be-yoga' studio in walnut creek. police say they captured him on surveillance video. investigators say that newton is likely targeting small fitness studios because of the low security profile.
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his arrest right now in walnut creek and other jurisdictions"> ( darya ) investigators say newton is known to take taxi-cabs to stores like target to rack up thousands of dollars in charges using stolen credit cards. ( mark ) san jose police are investigating what appears to be an attempted murder- suicide. officers responded to a shooting on creston lane by mclaughlin avenue yesterday morning. there they found a man dead in the middle of the street. shortly after they found a woman in a nearby home who was also shot and injured. police say the man called 9-1-1 after trying to kill the woman and then shot and killed himself. that's when the woman ran away into a nearby home. the woman was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. no word on her condition this morning. ( mark ) one of the most
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senior officials in the catholic church is accused of a string of sexual assault charges. cardinal george pell is facing multiple charges from several accusers in australia. pell has denied the charges. he says he plans to return to australia where he will defend the charges. during a government investigation in 2013... pell apologized for historical abuse in the church. he also acknowledged that cover-ups by others allowed pedophile priests to continue abusing children. pell currently serves as a top adviser to pope francis and is the vatican's top financial adviser. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news...a judge sets bail for a santa cruz surgeon accused of child sex crimes. find out how much the doctor will have to pay to get out of jail. and later...president trump promises a "big surprise" on health care. but the white house is stil having a tough time getting repubican senators obaord. we'll have the latest from washington. and after
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the break...see where you can find legal fireworks being sold in the bay area. ( rebecca ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. (vo) when i brought jake home, i wanted him to eat healthy. so i feed jake purina cat chow naturals indoor, a nutritious formula with no artificial flavors. made specifically for indoor cats. purina cat chow. nutrition to build better lives. several fires are burning
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across california. one of those fires is in burbank where the fire came dangerously close to homes. it forced mandatory evacuations throughout the day yesterday. firefighters were spraying water to prevent the flames from getting to the homes. crews managed to contain the fire and are now keeping an eye out for hot spots. ( mark ) and another fire in marin county is now contained. it started when a tree limb fell down on a power pole. the 'pine fire' started tuesday morning near kent lake. firefighters contained it at 38-acres.
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( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast with james fletcher. seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. 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.
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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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( darya ) while many cities are cracking down on illegal fireworks, some bay area cities do allow certain types of fireworks to be sold. ( mark ) kron4's philippe djegal has what you need to know before buying any fireworks. nats- "you pay $19.99 and you get both of these." when you're among the first in line like the vaupen family... take your pick.aidan vaupen/14- years-old- "we got luck of the irish and the 49er pack." 13 fireworks booths are now open in the city of dublin. and, as long as you're 18 or older, you can make a purchase. lauren madigan/buying fireworks- "i thought sparklers would be fun, ha." all of the fireworks sold in
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booths like this one are considered safe and sane... and, if you need confirmation... check out the box of what you purchase... and, look for the seal of approval from the state fire marshall.kevin ferrell/buying fireworks- "some of the old favorites, you know, snakes and piccolo pete's and stuff like that." kevin ferrell -- buying his fireworks from a group of volunteers raising money for booster clubs at dublin high school.rosemary brassea/volunteer- "on the fourth, right up until we close, yes, it is very busy." feel free to light your fireworks in the city of dublin... but only at designated areas. if you own a single famly home, you can use your driveway.shari jackman/city of dublin- "we of course, ask that they stay away from all vegetation, trash cans, uh, fences and that sort of thing." and, if you live in an apartment building or complex... head to one of four parks where city of dublin spokesperson shari jackman says fireworks are allowed. shari jackman/city of dublin- "emerald glen park, shannon park, the dublin sports grounds, and alamo creek park. and, people can use them on the fourth of july between the hours of 10am and 10pm." aiden vaupen and family are looking forward to it.aiden vaupen/14-years-old- "i think its fun, i like to hangout with my friends and lighting of some fireworks and eating some food." bring some water too... to stay hydrated and to douse off you're used fireworks before throwing them in the trash.
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in dublin, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( darya ) in addition to dublin.. here are a few other bay area cities that allow safe and sane fireworks. pacifica, petaluma, rohnert park, and newark. we have a complete list on our website at kron 4-dot-com. ( mark ) and you'll want to celebrate july 4th with kron-4. watch live fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home. july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. ( darya ) a judge has set bail at 6 million dollars for a santa cruz brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children. doctor james kohut is facing 11 counts of sexually abusing children under the age of 14. he was arrested in his santa cruz home last month along with two
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nurses. they are charged with participating in child sex abuse with the 57-year-old. kohut has plead not guilty. the district attorney's office was asking that bail be denied. ( darya ) prosecutors say kohut is a public danger who recruits women to help find child victims. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... parents in one east bay school district say their kids are being treated unfairly because of their race. the story is ahead. and after the break... why you could see your credit score go up without having to do a thing.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) you could see a jump in your credit score when a new law goes into effect this weekend. experian, equifax and transunion are changing their standards
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starting on july first. those three credit agencies are wiping out about half of tax liens and almost all civil judgements from credit reports. people impacted could see their scores jump 20 to 40 points. the law is in response to a class action law suit claiming that people with the same name were getting mixed up, damaging a person's
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( mark )( darya ) welcome back to the morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low
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clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
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to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( mark ) a group of parents in the east bay are raising questions about why their school district is asking for more detailed racial information about their kids.( darya ) kron4's maureen kelly has the details. i feel uncomfortable very uncomfortable because i don't know why you're doing this what's the purpose? what makes lucy ye uneasy is the registration form she was asked to fill out before entering her 5 year old son kevin into his transitional kindergarten class at the beginning of the last school year.under the section
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entitled what's your child's ethnicity.parents can chose latino or not latino, white, african american.but when there not just one box for asian.instead there are more than a dozen different asian subgroups. korean japanese chinese vietnamese and all of those countries in asia. why should we do that?sylvia tian is another pleasanton mom who doesn't think it's fair that asian parents are being asked to diferentiate themseleves in this way.why single out asians why single out all the countries? in asia? that's not correctboth moms feel that this data could end up hurting their kid's chances when they are applying for college.the pleasanton school district says they are just complying with legislation requiring the collection of this data that passed in 2011. a spokesperson with the state deparment of education says they use the data to track how kids from these subgroups are doing in school so they identify those who need more help.the law that required the state to collect this demographic data was co sponsored by several asian and
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pacific islander civil rights groups.education should be colorblind national origin blind it should be equal to all people the group that wants to see this practice end met with state assmemblywomab catherine baker of san ramon who says she will look into the issue and the possiblity of crafting new legislation. maureen kelly kron4 news ( darya ) fremont police are re-opening an investigation into a woman who went missing more than 20 years ago. the decision to reopen the case comes after police found new evidence. 25-year-old sheri lynn muhleman went missing back in 1989. she was last seen packing up her things from her boyfriend's house in fremont. the couple also had a daughter together. police say based on current witness statements and physical evidence they believe muhleman was the victim of a homicide. but her body was never found. ( mark ) the city of san jose is stepping up efforts to get the homeless off the
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streets and into permanent housing. "casa de novo" on the alameda has become a permanent home to about 50 families. it was converted from a motel by "abode services". they partnered with the city of san jose and santa clara county to create the housing. half of the facility is set aside for temporary and transitional housing. the other half is permanent residences where the tenants also have access to services like counseling and job training. ( mark ) since 2010, abode services has helped about 45-hundred homeless people off the streets. .( darya ) a former san francisco international airport screener has pleaded guilty to receiving a bribe as
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a public official. joseph scott admits he allowed 50 pounds of cocaine to pass through his x-ray machine. police say scott accepted around 45-hundred dollars to allow the drugs to pass. the man who bribed scott was sentenced last week to four years in prison. he admitted to smuggling cocaine and marijuana through s-f-o security for several years by paying scott. a total of seven bay area airport screeners face similar charges. ( mark ) president trump is promising a surprise when it comes to the republican health care bill. but the president is not offering any details about what that surprise might be. so far nine republican senators have opposed the current bill. a usa today poll shows that only 12 percent of americans support the bill that was released by republican senators last week. according to the congressional budget office, about 22-million americans
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would lose coverage under the plan. ( mark ) protesters shouted and held signs as president trump arrived at his first re-election fundraiser last night. donors for the event at the trump international hotel in washington paid 35-thousand dollars to attend. this fundraising event comes two and a half years sooner than either president obama or president george w. bush started re-election fundraising. ( darya ) happening today... the sonoma-marina area rail transit district is offering a free preview of its smart train.( mark ) kron four's yoli acevas is live at the rohnert park stations with more on the preview. yoli? ( yoli ) 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
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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. ( darya ) thanks yoli.
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we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... the warriors are sharing their championship trophy with the fans. find out where you can get you will be able to see it later today. and later... police now have new tool to crack down on illegal fireworks this 4th of july. we will show you how it works. and after the break... find out what you can expect if you are traveling for the
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and this just in... this is a live look from a highway in texas. there is an overturned big rig and pigs are loose on the freeway. ( darya ) if you are planning to if you are ( darya ) if you are planning to get away for the fourth of july weekend, there will be a lot of people on the road with you. triple a predicts more people are getting out of town than ever before.( mark ) more than 44 million americans will go 50 miles or more this coming weekend. most people are expected to drive to their destinations. airfare and gas prices are cheaper this year compared to last year which makes this an ideal time to travel.
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(rebecca) 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 revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into
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effect tonight. under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. people who have already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the ban will last for 90 days.( darya ) and... the house of representatives will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the country. the man accused of had been multiple times.( mark ) the parents of an east bay teenager are suing the san ramon unified school district. the teen made a controversial video while running for student body president. the school district says that the video showed images of terrorists. the school district temporarily removed the student from his post as the student body president. he was eventually reinstated. the attorney for the parents released a statement to kron 4 saying the school acted unconstitutionally and punished the student for expressing his ideas.
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( mark ) ( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. 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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seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low
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clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday.
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( darya ) a california doctor is in jail... charged with having sex with at least three minors. benjamin shettell has a practice in redding. the physician was arrested on 50 different charges. the allegations surfaced when an ex-boyfriend
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sent a message to the doctor's coworkers saying that shettell was having sex with multiple underage boys. at least one of the minors he's accused of having sex with was a patient. he is being held on 3 million dollars bail. ( mark ) police around the bay area are cracking down on illegal fireworks ahead of the 4th of july.( darya ) now they are turning to new technology to help catch people in the act. kron 4's tech reporter gabe slate has the story. illegal fireworks might seem like harmless fun but they can start fires and cause injuries "illegal fireworks are monitored they're not overseen by any kind of state agency that determines how fast the fuses will ignite the explosive device the size of the blast area a lot of children unfortunately are injured nationwide every year by illegal fireworks"chris clements is with the pacifica police department like other cities across the country they are asking their residence to report illegal fireworks being sold or set off through this new called "nail em". "apps
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are the way that a lot of people are communicating these days and i think it's a great way to in kaiser community i think they want people see that something that they can download for free until they have it with them. they happen to see you soon activities is matter opening the app entering a few fields and then send me the report to the police department"in the report you create that is sent to local law enforcement you can enter notes, add pictures, you can add your location via gps map.. all this information neatly organized in a mini report will help the police track down the offenders " if you're not sure what fireworks are allowed while the stuff they selling these tnt booth that you'll see me across the bay area those are legal and here's what's illegal" "the definition of everybody is if it has the state fire marshal seal on it then it's legal to possess it's something that doesn't fly it doesn't burst into flames or explode in your hand something like that"with your tech report gabe slate kron 4 news. ( mark ) and you'll want to
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celebrate july 4th with kron- 4. watch live fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home. july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. ( mark ) now to bay area baseball... the a's in houston taking on the astros.( darya ) the astros have the best record in baseball. and oakland hit five home runs last night including two by khris davis. but the pitching let the a's down. the astros scored 11 runs. they win by a final of 11 to 8. the two teams play again later this morning. first pitch is set for 11:10 from houston. ( mark ) the giants going for their first sweep on the season. and jae gyun hwang the south korean making his major league debut. let's go to the bottom of the 3rd... let's go to the 6th with the game tied at 3... hwang gets a hold of one and drives it out of the park for not just his 1st career home
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run but his 1st career hit. at 29 years and 335 days hwang becomes the oldest giant since 1913 to homer in his major league debut. that home run would end up being the game winner. the giants win 5 to 3. the giants have the day off today before traveling to pittsburgh to take on the pirates. ( darya ) happening today the warriors championship trophy tour comes to the peninsula. you can see and take pictures with the 2017 larry o'brien trophy later this morning. it will be at dunk contest in burlingame from 11:00 this morning to 3:00 this afternoon. then it will move to the dunk contest store in san mateo. it will be there from 4:00 to 9:00 this evening. then tomorrow it will be at the team store at oracle arena ( mark ) coming up on the kron four morning news... a major league baseball umpire being called a hero this morning coming up at six... hear what lengths he went through to save a woman's life. and after the break... good news for a stray dog that was found in the bay area with its mouth tied shut...
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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 101 ( mark ) a stray pit bull pup that a stray pit a stray pit bull pup that had her mouth tied shut is now ready for adoption. "gabby" was found last month in east palo alto with a swollen mouth. she also had infected scar tissue on her neck and legs. gabby is now fully healed. she is now up for adoption at the peninsula humane society in burlingame. ( darya ) an art show is
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turning the sydney opera house into a living work of art. the opera house plans to display indigenous art every night at sunset. the light shows are expected to last about seven minutes. the art show is designed to teach people about australia's history. the show will have works of art from five famous australian artists. ( mark ) coming up in the next hour... police warning people about a thief in the east bay. we will tell you who he is targeting. and police investigating a shooting in the south bay. what police found when they sowed up at the scene. and the president's travel ban goes into effect today. we are live at s-f-o with reaction from travelers. reaction from travelers. how far should pure alpine spring water reaction from travelers. have to travel from its source to the bottle?
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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. ( mark )
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travelers are sounding off against president trump's travel ban that goes into effect tonight. we're live at s-f-o with the details. ( darya ) and a new bill being voted on today could change immigration policies in the u-s. we'll explain how. ( mark ) a warning to people in the east bay... we'll show you the unlikely place a thief is targeting unsuspecting victims. (darya) good (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... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to
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areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) breaking news... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect tonight at 5 o'clock. ( mark ) and this morning we are learning new details about who will be allowed to enter the country. will tran is here with the details will. ( will ) under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. that means the person must have either a parent... spouse... child or sibling in the u-s. people who have
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already been admitted to schools in the u-s or have a job will also be allowed. the country included in the ban include... libya... syria... somolia... sudan... iran and yemen. and relationships that will not be sufficient enough to get you in the country include... grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, fiancees, brothers-in- law and sisters-in-law, cousins, or other extended family members. the ban will last for 90 days. the ban extends to 120 days for refugees from those countries. the ban goes into effect at 5 o'clock tonight. back to you in the studio. ( darya ) thanks will. we have team coverage of the travel ban this morning.( mark ) now we want to go to kron 4's lydia pantazes who is live at s-f-o speaking to travelers this morning. lydia.
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( lydia )we spoke with a few passengers, some arriving others leaving out of the country.most people unaware that the ban went into effect. we spoke with a couple who is traveling to the us from london.i asked them how they feel about the travel ban as people coming into the us from out of the country.... even though their country isn't among those banned. ( lydia ) the couple also pointed it out that a lot of the acts of terrorism occurring in their country are the result of homegrown terrorist.
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they're not sure how a ban like one were seeing today would help in those situations. reporting live at sfo, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) the travel ban comes as the department of homeland security announced new changes today to airport security for flights arriving in the u.s. airports and airlines that fail to follow the new rules, could face fines. they could also be banned from operating direct flights to the u.s. airports will now conduct more thorough passenger interviews and have better vetting of future employees. homeland security secretary john kelly also said that travelers can also expect enhanced screening of electronic devices. the secretary did not rule out a complete lap top ban in the future. it will be up to the airlines to implement these new changes. ( darya ) also happening today... the u-s house will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. president trump is urging the house to pass the bill. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees
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who re-enter the united states. the man accused of killing steinle had been deported multiple times. the house is also considering another bill that would strip certain federal grants from sanctuary cities like san francisco... that refuse to cooperate with immigration authorities. ( mark ) police near sacramento are investigating the death of a toddler who was found inside of a car. a man and woman have been detained and are being questioned by detectives. officers found an s-u-v parked in the wrong direction on a busy street. police say the man and woman were just sitting in the car. officers checked and found out that the man had an outstanding warrant out of arkansas. and as officers began searching the car they found the body of a toddler covered with blankets in the backseat. police have not released much information on the toddler and are still trying to figure out the cause of death. ( darya ) firefighters are still trying to get a handle on a wildfire that is burning in san bernardino county. so far more than 600- acres have burned and it is only 40- percent contained. hundreds of firefighters are
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battling the flames since it broke out on tuesday. authorities have lifted the mandatory evacuations in the area. but highways in the area are still closed this morning. and you can see there are several wildfires burning across the state. here is map showing where they are burning... most of them are in the central valley and southern california areas. ( darya ) in the south bay... a brush fire comes dangerously close to a home in san jose. this is cell phone video of neighbors using hoses to help put out the fire yesterday. san jose fire and calfire were out fighting the fire as well. helicopters and planes were used to dump water and fire retardant. one of the homeowners says he was told fireworks may be to blame:
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any homes and about 15 acres were burned. ( mark ) the parents of an east bay teenager are suing the san ramon unified school district. the teen made a controversial video while running for student body president. the school district says that the video showed images of terrorists. the school district temporarily removed the student from his post as the student body president. he was eventually reinstated. the attorney for the parents released a statement to kron 4 saying the school acted unconstitutionally and punished the student for expressing his ideas. the school district has not commented on the lawsuit. ( mark ) a wallet thief and credit card fraud suspect known for targeting bay area yoga studios has struck again. police have identified the suspect as christopher newton. they say this time he is suspected of stealing from people at the 'just-be-yoga' studio in walnut creek. police say they captured him on surveillance video. investigators say that newton
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is likely targeting small fitness studios because of the low security profile. ( mark ) investigators say newton is known to take taxi-cabs to stores like target to rack up thousands of dollars in charges using stolen credit cards. ( darya ) san jose police are investigating what appears to be an attempted murder- suicide. officers responded to a shooting on creston lane by mclaughlin avenue yesterday morning. there they found a man dead in the middle of the street. shortly after they found a woman in a nearby home who was also shot and injured. police say the man called 9-1-1 after trying to kill the woman and then shot and killed
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himself. that's when the woman ran away into a nearby home. the woman was taken to the hospital to be treated for her injuries. no word on her condition this morning. ( darya ) a judge has set bail at six million dollars for a santa cruz brain surgeon charged with sexually abusing children. doctor james kohut is facing 11 counts of sexually abusing children under the age of 14. he was arrested in his santa cruz home last month along with two nurses. they are charged with participating in child sex abuse with the 57-year-old. kohut has plead not guilty. the district attorney's office was asking that bail be denied. ( darya ) prosecutors say kohut is a public danger who recruits women to help find child
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victims. ( mark ) all bart trains now have security cameras. the last one was installed yesterday. this is the view from the new surveillance camera. but bart admits that nobody is actually watching the bart cameras in real time. there are now four cameras on every car. bart riders say they appreciate the new cameras but some would prefer officers on each train. but the former bart police chief says that would not be cost effective. ( mark ) bart says the best thing passengers can do to keep themselves safe is to be aware of their surroundings. ( darya ) coming up... a youtube stunt ends in tragedy. and now a woman is being charged in the death of her boyfriend. we'll explain what happened. plus... a woman attempts
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to committ suicide at a bridge... see how a major league baseball umpire jumped in and saved her life. and after the break...see where you can find legal fireworks being sold in the bay area heading into the holiday. ( rebecca ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. .
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several fires are burning across california. one of those fires is in burbank where the fire came dangerously close to homes. it forced mandatory evacuations throughout the day yesterday. firefighters were spraying water to prevent the flames from getting to the homes. crews managed to contain the fire and are now keeping an eye out for hot spots. ( mark ) and another fire in marin county is now contained. it started when a tree limb fell down on a power pole. the 'pine fire' started tuesday morning near kent lake. firefighters contained it at 38-acres. welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low
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clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( mark ) a minnesota woman is charged in the deadly shooting of her boyfriend after a youtube stunt gone wrong. 22-year-old pedro ruiz was shot and killed on monday. his pregnant 20- year-old girlfriend, monalisa perez, told police that ruiz wanted to make a stunt video. it involved her shooting a bullet into a book he was holding against his chest. she says she fired from about a foot away. the couple had a youtube page where tey played pranks on each other. the victim's aunt says multiple family members warned them not to do this stunt.
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each other including something this stupid. monalisa would do anything he would ask. that's how much she loved him.">( mark ) perez tweeted this out just before the shooting. "me and pedro are probably going to shoot one of the most dangerous videos ever. his idea, not mine." she has since been released on seven- thousand dollars bail. the charge carries a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. ( darya ) one of the most senior officials in the catholic church is accused of a string of sexual assaults. cardinal george pell is facing multiple charges from several accusers in australia. pell has denied any wrongdoing. he says he plans to return to australia where he will defend the charges. during a government investigation in 2013... pell apologized for historical abuse in the church. he also acknowledged that cover-ups by others allowed
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pedophile priests to continue abusing children. pell currently serves as a top adviser to pope francis and is the vatican's top financial adviser. ( mark ) the majority of hate crimes in the u-s were not reported to police over the last 12 years. that is according to a new federal report. it says that more than half of the 250-thousand hate crimes that happened between 2004 and 20-15 were not reported. most often, hate crimes weren't reported to police because they were handled some other way. others say they did not come forward because they did not feel it was important or that police would help. ( darya ) if you are looking to buy fireworks, you'll have to head to dublin. dublin is one of the few cities in the bay area where people can buy and light up fireworks on the fourth of july. thirteen fireworks booths are now open where non- profits are selling them to people who are over 18 years old. the city is letting
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people set off fireworks in four designated parks from 10 a-m to 10 p-m on the fourth. ( darya ) extra officers and firefighters will be out in dublin on the fourth of july. you can set off fireworks at four parks: alamo creek, emerald glen and shannon parks as well as the dublin sports grounds. ( darya ) in addition to dublin.. here are a few other bay area cities that allow safe and sane fireworks. pacifica, petaluma, rohnert park, and newark. we have a complete list on our website at kron 4-dot-com. ( darya ) and you'll want to celebrate july 4th with kron-4. watch live
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fireworks from around the bay area and across the nation from the comfort of your home. july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station. ( mark ) an m-l-b umpire saves a woman attempting suicide on a bridge in pittsburg. john tumpane saw a woman climbing over a railing above the river yesterday afternoon. he then approached her and locked both his arms around her back. tumpane says at times her feet were dangling off the bridge's edge, putting her full weight in his arms. tumpane says the woman urged him multiple times to let her go, telling him repeatedly that "you don't care about me." he says he kept responding assuring her that he does care and that he wouldn't let go. tumpane held onto her until police arrived and helped lift her back over the railing. the woman was later taken to the hospital. ( darya ) coming up... parents in one east bay school district say their kids are being treated unfairly because of their race.
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we'll tell you what they plan to do about it.. and after the break... a robber picked the wrong pregnant woman to mess with. the story is next.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) a 26-year-old pregnant woman in north carolina found a man breaking into her s-u-v at a walmart parking lot, so she went after him.( darya ) after being unable to catch him on foot, she jumps into her car and chased after him. here is what happened next....( darya ) the man only suffered minor injuries. he is now
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facing multiple charges.( mark ) the woman who ran him down is also in trouble... she is facing an assault with a deadly weapon charge. ( darya ) a cheerleading squad had quite the scare when their charter bus collided with a semi-truck. it happened yesterday in riverside county along an interstate near indio. the bus driver says a big rig swerved into their lane to avoid hitting traffic. the truck quickly caught on fire. the driver of the truck was able to escape. the bus driver and three cheerleaders were taken to a local hospital. the cheerleaders were going back home to arizona after going to a cheerleading competition at u-c-l-a. ( mark ) coming up... a california doctor is accused of having sex with children. see who came forward and tipped off police. plus... one bay area city is debuting new trains this morning. we have a preview of the latest public transit system.( rebecca ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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(mark) in today's economic reports, the commerce department will issue the
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final estimate of how the u.s. economy performed in the january-march quarter. the labor department will release weekly jobless claims.
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday.
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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. ( mark ) a group of parents in the east bay are raising questions about why their school district is asking for more detailed racial information about their kids.( darya ) kron4's maureen kelly has the details. i feel uncomfortable very uncomfortable because i don't know why you're doing this what's the purpose? what makes lucy ye uneasy is the
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registration form she was asked to fill out before entering her 5 year old son kevin into his transitional kindergarten class at the beginning of the last school year.under the section entitled what's your child's ethnicity.parents can chose latino or not latino, white, african american.but when there not just one box for asian.instead there are more than a dozen different asian subgroups. korean japanese chinese vietnamese and all of those countries in asia. why should we do that?sylvia tian is another pleasanton mom who doesn't think it's fair that asian parents are being asked to diferentiate themseleves in this way.why single out asians why single out all the countries? in asia? that's not correctboth moms feel that this data could end up hurting their kid's chances when they are applying for college.the pleasanton school district says they are just complying with legislation requiring the collection of this data that passed in 2011. a spokesperson with the state deparment of education says they use the data to track how kids from these subgroups are doing in school so they identify those who need more help.the law that required the
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state to collect this demographic data was co sponsored by several asian and pacific islander civil rights groups.education should be colorblind national origin blind it should be equal to all people the group that wants to see this practice end met with state assmemblywomab catherine baker of san ramon who says she will look into the issue and the possiblity of crafting new legislation. maureen kelly kron4 news ( mark ) fremont police are re- opening an investigation into a woman who went missing more than 20 years ago. the decision to reopen the case comes after police found new evidence. 25-year-old sheri lynn muhleman went missing back in 1989. she was last seen packing up her things from her boyfriend's house in fremont. the couple also had a daughter together. police say based on current witness statements and physical evidence they believe muhleman was the
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victim of a homicide. but her body was never found. ( darya ) a california doctor is in jail... charged with having sex with at least three minors. benjamin shettell has a practice in redding. the physician was arrested on 50 different charges. the allegations surfaced when an ex-boyfriend sent a message to the doctor's coworkers saying that shettell was having sex with multiple underage boys. at least one of the minors he's accused of having sex with was a patient. he is being held on 3 million dollars bail. .( darya ) a former san francisco international airport screener has pleaded guilty to receiving a bribe as a public official. joseph scott admits he allowed 50 pounds of cocaine to pass through his x-ray machine. police say scott accepted around 45-hundred dollars to allow the drugs to pass. the man who bribed scott was sentenced last week to four years in prison. he admitted to smuggling cocaine and marijuana through s-f-o security for several years by paying scott. a total of
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seven bay area airport screeners face similar charges. ( mark ) president trump is promising a surprise when it comes to the republican health care bill. but the president is not offering any details about what that surprise might be. so far nine republican senators have opposed the current bill. a usa today poll shows that only 12 percent of americans support the bill that was released by republican senators last week. according to the congressional budget office, about 22-million americans would lose coverage under the plan. ( mark ) protesters shouted and held signs as president trump arrived at his first re-election fundraiser last night. donors for the event at the trump international hotel in washington paid 35-thousand dollars to attend. this fundraising event comes two and a half years sooner than either president obama or president george w. bush started re-election fundraising. ( darya ) happening today... the sonoma-marin
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area rail transit district is offering a free preview of its smart train.( mark ) kron four's yoli acevas is live at the rohnert park stations with more on the preview. yoli? ( yoli ) 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.
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( darya ) thanks yoli. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) coming up... we'll show you what one south bay city is doing to get the homeless off the streets and into permanent housing. and after the break... why your credit score could be going up without you having to do a thing.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( mark ) you could see a jump in
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your credit score when a new law goes into effect this weekend. experian, equifax and transunion are changing their standards starting on july first. those three credit agencies are wiping out about half of tax liens and almost all civil judgements from credit reports. people impacted could see their scores jump 20 to 40 points. the law is in response to a class action law suit claiming that people with the same name were getting mixed up, damaging a person's score.
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credit score. critics of the law say people may appear more credit-worthy than they really are. and a warning from the experts: just because those marks from tax liens or civil judgments do not appear on your credit score after july first, does not mean they have totally vanished. you still have to to pay them off.
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on 5:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... a revised version of president trump's travel ban goes into effect tonight. under the new travel ban people in six countries who want to enter
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the u-s must prove a relationship with family already in the country. the ban will last for 90 days. ( darya ) the house of representatives will vote on a bill known as kate's law. the bill is named for kate steinle who was shot and killed in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. it would impose mandatory minimum prison sentences for deportees who re-enter the country.( mark ) police near sacramento are investigating the death of a toddler who was found inside of a car. a man and woman have been detained and are being questioned by detectives. officers found an s-u-v parked in the wrong direction on a busy street. as officers began searching the car they found the body of a toddler covered with blankets in the backseat. (mark)(darya) welcome
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back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze. golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( mark ) ( mark ) some uber and
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lyft drivers are breaking the law during their drop-offs and pick-ups.... and its causing added traffic for people in san francisco.( darya ) kron four's stanley roberts takes a look at the problem in behaving badly." getting from point a to point b in san francisco has always been a challenge. but some challenges are completely avoidable roll you window down there is a parking space behind you why didn't you just park instead of blocking traffic im just in a hurry sir what i'm just in a hurry you were in a hurry yea so everyone else in not in a
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hurry i caught sight of the uber eats driver while i was cruising down chestnut street in san francisco, i go around the block expecting him to be gone ...but before i could even get there .see this right turn only sign? watch this driver with her right turn signal on turn left nats ambiance as i approach the double parked uber eats which made this muni bus cross into oncoming traffic behind the car was a perfectly usable parking spot it's commercial until 11 it was 11:30 i just never updated the dashcam timestamp nat: ambiance allow me to introduce you to a new feature i call dashcam follies where i simply drive around and see what my dashcam captures like this uber passing me up by using the transit lane as a work around ..not permitted nats: ambiance how about this uber using the bicycle lane to pass on the right of me . again not permitted it had uber and lyft dress trade on the front but not on the back as required by state lawthis red uber again double parked on chestnut street with no clear intention to move so there the driver sitswhile other drivers are forced to go around nats ambiance ok now im
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not sure if this driver is broke down or simply stopped on ofarrell it had no decals so i not sure what going on it was just sitting there nats: ambiance now to be fair its not just uber and lyft because finding delivery trucks double parked has become standard operating procedure if there is parking available but the truth is when you have 47 thousand ridehail drivers from all over the state converge on san franciso parking where ever they like and often blocking traffic to the point where it making people upset very upset so uber and lyft drivers, if you can find legal place to park, maybe just maybe people won't have so many negative preceptions . remember preception is the new reality in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( darya ) the city of san jose is stepping up efforts to get the homeless off the streets and into permanent housing. "casa de novo" on the alameda has become a permanent home to
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about 50 families. it was converted from a motel by "abode services". they partnered with the city of san jose and santa clara county to create the housing. half of the facility is set aside for temporary and transitional housing. the other half is permanent residences where the tenants also have access to services like counseling and job training. since 20-10, abode services has helped about 45-hundred homeless people off the streets. ( mark ) coming up in kron four morning news at seven. a crowded bus. and a shootout with police. we've got the incredible video coming up in the next hour. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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(darya) we'll talk to gary about how the rockets are ruining basketball, they're building a super team and need to be stopped. k-d thinks it's funny, he's laughing so hard he's crying. even if you're a football fan, would you let your spouse wear a helmet to your own wedding.( mark ) plus... president trump's travel ban goes into effect today. kron four's lydia pantazes is live at s-f-o with reaction from travelers. and a new bill being voted on today could change immigration
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policies in the u-s. we'll explain how. there's a place like no other... 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, the guardians of the galaxy in this weird...freakshow... check it out...this is the joint we're in...
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and we need you to help us break out! got it?...good...now move it!...i gotta go! ...here there is magic for days! (mark)(mark) our breaking news this morning... president trump's revised travel ban is going into effect tonight. this is a live look from s-f-o. and this morning we are learning new details about exactly who will be allowed to
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enter the country. (mark) good morning i'm mark danon. (darya) and i'm darya folsom. we have team coverage of the travel ban... with details on who is effected and reaction from passengers at s-f-o this morning. (mark) we will get to that story in a moment... but first lets get a check of the weather with rebecca. seasonable summer pattern in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning low clouds followed by sunny afternoons away from the coast. these conditions are expected to continue through the 4th of july holiday.

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