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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  June 30, 2017 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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(james) good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher. (james)lets get a check of weather this morning... seasonable summer pattern will remain in place with a marine layer along the coast leading to areas of night and morning
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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 mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80
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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. ( james @ land) our top story this morning... president donald trump's controversial travel ban is now in effect... and it is already facing a new legal challenge. kron4's ella sogomonian has reaction to this controversial move. deja vu at the san francisco international airport. immigration attorneys yet again huddled in the arrivals section plastering contact information in case anyone may need legal help in light of a travel ban that went into effect at 5 o' clock thursday night.sot: nuhra abusamra,
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aroc immigration attorney// "we've been advising them of course know your rights. that's huge. as a green card holder you have rights. of course you are entitled to an attorney. if you are in detention and are undergoing questioning by a government official."confusion rippled across the nation this week when the supreme court partially approved the ban on travelers from 6 majority muslim countries -that's libiya, iran, sudan, somalia, yemen and syria. the newest version requiring travelers provide proof of a bona fide relationship with a family member in the united states. sot: nuhra abusamra, aroc immigration attorney // "those that have visas and do not have this bona fide relationship as stated in the legislation in the law will also be affected it's not just those seeking to obtain a visa status."that include s a parent, spouse, son, daughter, son-in-law, daughter-in-law or sibling already in the united states but leaves out grandparents, grandchildren, aunts, and uncles or other extended family not deemed by the government to be "close" (nats: )so a small group of protestors gathered the same night at 5 to share their outrage with what they call is a fascist administration imposing xenophobic law.sot:
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xochitl johnson, refuse fascism oranizer// "we're at a period where we can't wait for another election andwe can't rely on the courts as we've seen now. the people themselves have to come out into the streets and that's why i'm here."sot: rafael kadaris, refuse fascism protestor// "and we're here to say no not in our name will we allow you to ban a whole religion of people. muslims are human beings they do not deserve to be treated as less than."tag the travel ban does not apply to refugees who were already granted asylum and on their way to the u.s. before 5 o clock tonight. for more answers on who is impacted and how log onto kron 4 dot com at sfo ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( james ) the house of representatives passed two bills that target undocumented immigrants. the first one is the "no sanctuary for criminals act". it allows the government to deny federal
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funds to so-called sanctuary cities that don't cooperate with ice officials. the second one is kate's law... the law is named after the young pleasanton woman kate steinle. steinle was struck by a bullet nearly two years ago while walking on pier 14 in san francisco with her father. the man charged with murder in steinle's death, is a mexican citizen with a prior history of drug convictions and deportations. "kate's law" would 'increase' maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who enter the u-s illegally after being deported. both bills are now headed to the senate. ( james ) san francisco is arguably the most famous sanctuary city and now it's poised to pay an undocumented immigrant nearly 200-thousand dollars. and it's all because of violating its own policy. kron4's maureen kelly talked to the man's attorney who says his client was turned over to ice by s-f-p-d. back in 2015 pedro figueroa zarceno showed up to the police station to recover his stolen car.instead of a getting his ride back..he was turned over. < about how was
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was lead to ice.>his lawyer says this all stemed because he had a civil warrant issued by an immigration judge on his recordnot a criminal warrant. the asian law causus says the city has admitted they violated the spirt of their sanctuary city policy and have agreed to pay the el salvador native 190-thousand dollars. speaking through his attorney the san francisco resisden t says what happened to him was an injustice.his attorney says while she is happy for this settlement today she is unsettled by today's votes in congress cracking down on the undocumented and the santuary cities that shield them.bite the board of supervisors are expected to vote on the settlement next month.maureen kelly kron4 news.
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( james ) another big story we are following this morning... a fire came dangerously close to homes in east san jose.. residents say they saw the flames outside of their homes around four oclock yesterday afternoon. after calling 9-1-1 they took matters into their own hands and quickly jumped into action doing everything they could to keep the fire from destroying their homes.
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coming.gian paulino/fought fire with garden hosei saw fire in the field so i just grabbed another hose from one of the houses and started spraying at it. >( james ) the fire burned about 80 acres.. fire fighters were able to put out the flames pretty quickly. no one was injured and no structures were damaged. ( james ) wildfires are burning across the west coast... in colorado one home was destroyed and at least 150 others evacuated.. the fire has grown to 360 acres. it started wednesday night and is about 25-percent contained. in arizona a fire north of phoenix has burned roughly 21- thousand acres. the governer has declared a state of emergency for yavapai county.. crews say the high temperatures and strong winds are keeping the fire going. it is now 43- percent contained. and in utah the fire out there has burned more than 55 thousand acres destroying 21 homes.
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it started almost two weeks ago and is only 20 percent contained. ( james ) and in california fires are burning across the state. there are at least eleven active wildfires up and down the coast.. now california senator dianne feinstein is warning this fire season could be more severe than last year. this winter's heavy rains spawned heavy growth. which has now dried out after an early summer heat wave. combine that with millions of trees that died during the drought and we have what she calls a potentially catastrophic situation. so far this year: 30,000 acres have alreaday burned. (james) coming up... the search is on for a group of people who robbed and punched a person on bart. how the new bart security cameras factor into the investigation. and... an argument turns deadly in the south bay. what led to a person ended up being ran
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over by their friend.(rebecca) and a look at your forecast after the break.
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(james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. seasonable summer pattern will remain 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the no major hot spots. richmond
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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.
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( james ) the latest now, on an attack on bart that happened the same day new security cameras were installed on trains. it happened around 11:15 wednesday night on a train bound for dublin. bart says a passenger was punched. then four people believed to be under 18 grabbed the victims phone and ran out of the east dublin station. bart police say they are still reviewing the video. the new cameras come more than a year and a half after it was discovered bart had been using some decoy cameras on trains. ( james ) in the north bay... a petaluma man has been arrested and accused of multiple sex crimes involving a young teen. as kron4's philippe djegal reports
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investigators say the suspect met the victim through a popular dating app. (philippe) 23-year-old alex battaglia was arrested at his home in petaluma wednesday afternoon. randy says he's lived next door to battaglia and his family on sequoia drive for 13-years. he says he knew battaglia is gay... noting he recently broke up with his boyfriend... but couldn't imagine battaglia, who works in retail and studied cullinary arts, would have ever been accused of having sex with an underage boy.rand/neighbor- "i'm blown away here. i never thought that he would go that way, with the minor kids." petaluma police detective sergeant paul gilman says battaglia has been charged with mutiple sex crimes against a minor, including sodomy. gilman says battaglia's victim is a 15- year-old boy he met through the smartphone dating app for gay men called, grindr.paul gilman/petaluma police dept- "they, uh, chatted through that app for a while. they
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exchange some sexually explicit material and they ultimately met for, uh, what they determined to be a date." gilman says battaglia may not have been aware that the boy was a minor the first time they met. but adds they got together two more times, and on both of those occasions, battaglia knew the boy was underage. to create an account, the grindr app requires an email address, password and date of birth . but there's no mechanism to actually verify a member's true age.paul gilman/petaluma police dept- "we do know that, uh, people under the age of 18 can lie about their age to get onto the app." in this case, the victim's mother found out about the relationship and called police. the investigation spanned about six months before battaglia was arrested. and, police say battaglia has admitted to exchanging sexually explicit materials with up to a dozen other minors. gilman says parents should keep a close eye on their kids' online activity, to get ahead of situations like this.paul gilman/petaluma police dept- "kids nowadays can be far more savvy than their parents. uh, we need to have those
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conversations so we know where to look and how to look." neighbor randy says battaglia has had a rough go of it recently. his father passed away last year and he was recently arrested for d- u-i.randy/neighbor- "i'm, i'm shocked to say the least." battaglia is currently being held at the sonoma county jail. his bail set at 51-thousand dollars. he is due in court friday. in petaluma, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( james ) another big story we are following this morning... police say an argument between two close friends turned deadly with one woman running down the other with her car in campbell. kron4's rob fladeboe explains what happened. friend of victim "....i just cant believe it, i was with her a couple of weeks ago and now she's gone..."a close friend of the victim spoke to me after stopping by the scene of the crime here on montemar lane to pay her respects.friend of victim "....i did not see this coming, no one did, they were best friends, one of those two
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friends, 23 year old elsie de la rosa, of san jose, is now in jail, accused ofmurder after allegedly running down her friend after the two had pulled over and were seen arguing in the street before de la rosa got back behind the wheel says campbell police captain gary berg.capt. gary berg/campbell police"...it looks like there was some sort of altercation in the car and they ended up stepping into the middle of the street and that led to the suspect getting back in the car and hitting the victim with the vehicle...."the next day, with the help of witness accounts, de la rosa was arrested here on macarthur avenue near valley medical center where she had apparently gone to find out what had happened to her friend, only to learn that she had died. campbell city councilman rich waterman praised his neighbors vigilance. victim's friend"....for her to do something so heartless, i just can't believe it...i just can't ut the pieces together to see what was so bad that
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they were fighting about to end her life....." (james) coming up... several bay area planned parenthoods are closing their doors. we'll tell you about the combination of things that led to their closure. and after the break... the weekend is here! a preview of what you will find on the big screen. next... in the hollywood minute. (robin) and here's a live look outside... toll some in the car and stepping
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and that getting back in the car and with the vehicle...." the next day, with the help of witness accounts, de la rosa was arrested here on macarthur avenue near valley medical center where she had apparently gone to find out what had happened to her friend, only to learn died. campbell city councilman rich waterman praised his neighbors (robin) and here's a live look outside... toll 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... a "rock," a spider, and a dog. no, it's not a joke -- it's the hollywood minute. here's david daniel. "oh my god. fridge?""yeah, i'm fridge. who are you?""it's me, spencer.""who is she?""martha?" "why am i wearing half a shirt and short-shorts in the jungle?""i think we got sucked into jumanji, and we've become the avatars we chose."that's it exactly! the first trailer for "jumanji: welcome to the jungle" just dropped, and quickly trended number-one on you-tube. dwayne johnson, kevin hart, karen gillan and jack black star in the adventure, which opens in december."i get to keep the suit?""of course. doesn't fit
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me."looking like a super-hero requires super-patience. "spider-man: homecoming" star tom holland says that slick "spidey" suit is so tight, he needed two people to help him put it on. audiences can see holland suit up for "homecoming" july seventh. (nat-music)dog-gone... to the symphony! a music-loving labrador wandered on-stage in ephesus, turkey, recently, as the vienna chamber orchestra performed a mendelssohn symphony. the musicians kept playing, their new furry friend settled in, and the audience went home with a marvelous "tail" to tell. in holly-woof, i'm david daniel. (james) coming up... new systemwide procedures to combat sexual harassment in the uc system. the changes that are being bade.(rebecca) and a look at yoru forecast after the break.
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coming up on 4-30... here are the big stories we're working on for you this morning... the house of represenatatives has passed "kate's law." the law is named after the pleasanton's kate steinle. she was struck by a bullet nearly two years ago while walking on pier 14 in san francisco. the man charged with murder in steinle's death, is a mexican citizen with a prior history of drug convictions and deportations. "kate's law" would 'increase' maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who enter the u-s illegally after being deported. we learning about an attack on bart that happened the same day new security cameras were installed on trains. it happened around 11:15 wednesday night on a train bound for dublin. bart says a person was punched. then four people believed to be under 18 grabbed the victims phone and ran out of the east dublin station. the new cameras come more than a year and a half after it was discovered
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bart had been using some decoy cameras on trains. and in california fires are burning across the state. there are at least eleven active wildfires up and down the coast.. now california senator dianne feinstein is warning this fire season could be more severe than last year. this winter's heavy rains spawned heavy growth. which has now dried out after an early summer heat wave. combine that with millions of trees that died during the drought and we have what she calls a potentially catastrophic situation. (james) now lets get a check of weather and traffic. seasonable summer pattern will remain 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.
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no major hot spots. 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 .bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a warning for people on
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the penninsula... there's been another mountain lion sighting. the big cat was spotted around 10:00 yesterday morning near interstate 280 in san carlos. it was roaming right near crestview drive and tulip lane. mountain lions are frequently spotted in this area and don't usually pose a threat to humans. but if you see one with cubs nearby experts say do not approach it. ( james ) three northern california planned parenthood's are closing their doors and they are all in the bay area. the clinics in pittsburg, richmond and vacaville are all shutting down due to limited funding. this comes as a wave of clinics are closing across the country. planned parenthood officials say a mix of old and new problems are causing the closures. ( james ) clinics in fairfield,napa, vallejo and woodland are expected to help absorb those patients. but
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they too could face cuts. ( james ) university of california officials have imposed new systemwide procedures to combat sexual harassment... among the new procedures investigations will be completed within 60 business days and decisions on discipline within 40 days after that. the new frameworks will also provide clear roles and responsibilities. for title nine offices and other offices involved in the discipline of the cases. the university says the new procedures incorporate recommendations by the joint committee of the administration and the academic senate. the new procedures will be implemented at all u-c locations by september first. ( james ) a 9-month old puppy found badly injured and wandering the streets of east palo alto is making a full recovery. someone had appears to have tied the pup's muzzle shut. leaving her with deep scars and a swollen face. she was brought to the penninsula humane society in burlingame. she was named gabby. and now the
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staff is hoping to find her a new home.
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here is what some of them had to say about their ride.
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( james ) robbiers at bart stations are starting to become a common occurance. but as stanely roberts shows us, giving thieves the finger could prevent you from having your stuff stolen. using the bay area rapid transit aka bart can be sometimes be an interesting experience, nats: ambiance what i noticed is that most people done have a clue as to whats going on around them while they are there waiting for a train most of them have their heads buried inside their electronic devices, either watching movies or scrolling through their social media accounts nats ambiance as the trains come and go many will look up to see if it's their train, but then its back to staring into the phone or tablet and that gives the bad guys an advantage because; do to some riders lack of attentiveness there has been an huge uptick in snatch and grab robberies ..although i think snatch and grab is redundant it should be called snatch and run because that's what they do. they wait for the doors then as they close they snatch and run with all the thefts of hi tech
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equipment there a low tech way of keeping your electronics from getting stolen, just give them the finger. no not that finger , this finger and hold your phone just like this so i walked around bart giving impromptu lessons on the simple low tech way to keep their phones safe althought the easiest way to is put your phone away we all know that is asking too much for some people so i show them the unsafe way see how you are holding your phone? so what going to prevent someone from running and taking it from you, nothing what usually on your phone? personal information what else photos . and the safer way i would feel you on my hand where as like this it's almost like they can just yea yea i can see the difference ok that was quick that was easy this is safer (yes it is safer) it is safer yea while you're riding bart right so remember if you want to keep the bad guys from snagging your phone give them the finger ! in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news and here's a live look outside...
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embarcadero.
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(james) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. here is a look at the major headlines before you head out the door this morning.... the house of represenatatives has passed kate's law the law is named after the pleasanton woman kate steinle. steinle was struck by a bullet nearly two years ago while walking on pier 14 in san francisco with her father. the man charged with murder in steinle's death, is a mexican citizen with a prior history of drug convictions and deportations. "kate's law" would 'increase' maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who enter the u-s illegally after being deported. we learning about an
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attack on bart that happened the same day new security cameras were installed on trains. it happened around 11:15 wednesday night on a train bound for dublin. bart says a person was punched. then four people believed to be under 18 grabbed the victims phone and ran out of the east dublin station. the new cameras come more than a year and a half after it was discovered bart had been using some decoy cameras on trains. and in california fires are burning across the state. there are at least eleven active wildfires up and down the coast.. now california senator dianne feinstein is warning this fire season could be more severe than last year. this winter's heavy rains spawned heavy growth. which has now dried out after an early summer heat wave. combine that with millions of trees that died during the drought and we have what she calls a potentially catastrophic (james) here is a live look outside from our golden gate bridge camera....
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(james) meteorologist anny hong has what you need to know before heading out the door this morning. seasonable summer pattern will remain 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.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. ( james ) a federal judge is blocking a law that would have banned gun magazines holding more than ten bullets.
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the san diego based judge says the law would have made criminals of thousands of otherwise law-abiding citizens. the law would have gone into effect on saturday.
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mika brzezinski, calling them "low i.q. crazy mika and psycho joe, " he said they came to his palm beach home three nights in a row around new year's eve, and insisted on joining him. the president claimed brzezinski was bleeding badly from a face-lift, and concluded, "i said no!""look everybody wants to make this an attack on a woman. what about the attacks that he receives?"deputy white house press secretary sarah huckabee sanders portrayed president trump as both a victim and a counterpuncher."i think he's been very clear that when he gets attacked he's going to hit back."brzezinski responded by posting a picture on her twitter page, showing back of a cheerios cereal box saying: "made for little hands."alaska senator lisa murkowski was more direct, tweeting, "stop it!"maine's susan collins added, "this has to stop." their two republican votes are vital to the president's efforts to replace obamacare. no comment from first lady
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melania trump, who has made combatting cyber-bullying one of her main focuses in the white house.reporters were referred to her comments on the campaign trail last year: "when you attack him, he will punch back 10 times harder. no matter who you are, a man or a woman, he treats everyone equal."the president's spokeswoman said he is doing what the voters want. "look, the american people elected a fighter. they didn't elect somebody to sit back and do nothing. they knew what they were getting when they voted for donald trump and he won overwhelmingly."a new poll this week found almost 70 percent of americans believe the presicdent's tweets are reckless and distracting.just one in five says they are effective and informative. ( james ) the 4th of july is just a few days away. and 'safe and sane' legal fireworks already on sale but that might not be fun for all especially for our four legged companions. so the peninsula humane society is asking people to be aware that
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pets especially dogs can be frightened by fireworks. every year around this time the humane society sees a dramatic increase in the number of dogs being brought- in off the street. these are usually pets that were left in a backyard which got scared and ran off when they heard fireworks. the humane society suggests keeping dogs indoors avoid taking them to public fireworks shows and if needed, talk to a veterinarian about giving dogs sedatives or tranquiliers to help them relax. ( james ) we are counting down to july-4th... and you can celebrate right at home. watch live fireworks from five locations around the bay area and all across the nation july 4-th live kicks off tuesday at 9 p.m. right here on the bay area's news station.
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spots. bay bridge wb 80 is min from the (james) coming up... several planned parenthoods in the bay area are closing their doors. the trouble they ran into that led to the shutdown. and... kate's law has been voted ona and it has passed. what i means for sanctuary cities. also... the search is on for the people who punched and robbed a person on bart. how the newly instaled security camearas are helping in the search.
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( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( mark ) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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(james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly
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warmer than yesterday. inland highs no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) happening today... three bay area planned parenthood clinics are closing their doors.( mark ) the clinics in pittsburg, richmond and vacaville are all shutting down due to limited funding. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in richmond with the details. lydia. ( lydia )
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( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.
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( mark ) also happening today... hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill bay area airports as the leave town for the 4th of july.( darya ) kron 4's will tran is live at oakland international airport this morning with the details. will. ( will ) if you are planning on getting away for the fourth of july....you are not alone. triple-a is predicting a record breaking number of americans will travel this holiday weekend. more than 44- million americans are expected to go 50- miles or more.... by either car -- boat -- plane or train. most people -- about 37- million -- will drive to their
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destinations. cheaper gas prices this year -- as compared to last -- will help drivers save some cash. for those planning to fly -- airfare and car rental rates are also predicted to be lower this year. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) president trump's president ( mark ) the morning. through out with you check back we will thanks will.( darya ) year.lower this predicted to be lower this year. ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) president trump's
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controversial travel ban is now in effect and opponents are making their voices heard. ( darya ) a protest was held last night at s-f-o. rebecca strom is here with the details. rebecca. ( rebecca ) the ban limits travel from six muslim majority countries. it requires travelers to provide proof of a relationship with a family member in the united states. immigration attorneys were at s-f-o last night giving out their contact information in case anyone may need legal help. a small group of protestors gathered to share their outrage over the law. ( rebecca ) the travel ban does not apply to refugees who were already granted asylum and on their way to the u-s before the ban went into effect last night. ( mark ) the house of
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representatives has passed two controversial bills aimed at stopping illegal immigration. the first is called kate's law. that law is named after kate steinle who was shot and killed two years ago in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. the law would increase maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who re-enter the u-s illegally ... after being deported. critics of the bill say it criminalizes 'all' un-documented immigrants. aarti kohli, executive director asian law caucus. " it's been a long standing policy of anti-immigration legislators. an attempt to criminalize everyone who is undocumented and then say oh we're deporting criminal immigrants. it's tragic case, this bill wouldn't change anything that happened." ( mark ) the other bill that was passed allows the government to deny federal money to 'sanctuary cities' that do not cooperate with immigration officials. both bills now move to the senate for approval. neither are expected to pass. ( darya ) the city of san francisco will pay an undocumented immigrant nearly 200-thousand dollars because
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it violated its own sanctuary city policy. in 2015 pedro zarceno showed up to the police station to recover his stolen car. that's when he was turned over to immigration police. his lawyer says it happened because he had a civil warrant issued by an immigration judge on his record. the asian law caucus says the city has admitted they violated their sanctuary city policy. they have agreed to pay zarceno 190-thousand dollars. the board of supervisors is expected to vote on the settlement next month. ( mark ) this morning wildfirescontinue to burn across california. there are at least eleven wildfires up and down the coast.. now california senator dianne feinstein is warning this fire season could be more severe than last year. this winter's heavy rains spawned heavy growth. which has now dried out after an early summer heat wave. combine that with millions of trees that died during the drought and we have what she calls a potentially catastrophic situation. this year... 30-thousand acres have already
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burned. ( mark ) and a fire comes dangerously close to homes in east san jose. it broke out yesterday afternoon near the penitencia creek trail. neighbors called 9-1-1 and then used garden hoses to keep the fire from spreading to their homes. ( mark ) the fire burned about 80 acres, and no homes were damaged. ( darya ) a mother and her boyfriend are behind bars after a toddler was found dead in the back of their s-u-v in sacramento county. 27-year-old angela phakhin
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and 46-year-old untwan smith were arrested for child endangerment. both are from arkansas. phakhin's 3-year-old girl was found dead on wednesday. the two adults and little girl had been living out of their car near sacramento since february. police still don't know the cause of death, and say there was no visible trauma to the toddler's body. ( mark ) we learning about an attack on bart that happened the same day new security cameras were installed on trains. it happened wednesday night on a train bound for dublin. bart says a person was punched. then four people grabbed the victims phone and ran out of the east dublin station. police believe all of the attackers were under the age of 18. bart police say they are still reviewing the video. the new cameras come more than a year and a half after it was discovered bart had been using some decoy cameras on trains. ( mark ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a big win for gun rights advocates. the ruling by a california judge that has gun
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store owners celebrating this morning. and later... an argument between friends turns violent and now one of them is behind bars accused of murder. that's coming up. and after the break... some workers in two bay area cities are about to get more money on their pay checks. we will tell you where minimum wage is going up. ( james ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break.
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine.
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join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( mark ) happening now...
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hundreds of military and local firefighters are trying to get control of a massive wildfire near camp pendleton. the fire has spread over seven-hundred and 60 acres. it is threatening homes and an animal shelter near san clemente. crews have been working through the night. the fire is 70 percent contained. ( darya ) and actor johnny
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galecki is reaching out to firefighters after his ranch was destroyed by the hill fire burning near san luis obispo. "the big bang theory" actor posted this picture on instagram showing himself hugging firefighters while standing in the charred remains of his house. he also thanked firefighters for putting their lives on the line to keep people safe.
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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. (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday. inland highs will be five to seven degrees warmer, meaning mid to upper 80s for the valleys. bay shoreline communities will see only a couple degrees of warming, so low to mid 70s for
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you. and the coast will stay relatively flat with low to mid 60s this afternoon. as for the weekend, expect drizzle at the coast, partly cloudy skies by the bay, and sunny conditions inland with temps holding steady. slight cooling is expected for the first half of next week.
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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 ) happening tomorrow... two bay area cities will be raising their minimum wage. in san francisco minimum wage will go up to 14 dollars per hour. the increase was approved by voters back in 2014. the ballot measure called for the minimum wage to reach 15-dollars an hour by next year. and also beginning tomorrow... minimum wage workers in san jose will be making 12 dollars per hour.
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that city is trying to reach a 15 dollar minimum wage by 20-19. ( darya ) a big win for gun advocates in california. a federal judge in san diego blocked the state's ban on high capacity magazines. the law was passed by voters in november. it would have barred anyone from possessing magazines that hold more than ten bullets. the law was set to go into effect tomorrow. the judge ruled the law criminalized law abiding citizens... and takes away second amendment rights. the case was brought on by the nra-- and the california pistol and rifle association. some gun store owners celebrated the judge's ruling. ( darya ) gun control advocates plan to appeal the judge's decision. ( mark ) in the south bay... police say an argument between two close friends turned deadly with one woman running down the other
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with her car in campbell.( darya ) kron4's rob fladeboe has the details. friend of victim"....i just cant believe it, i was with her a couple of weeks ago and now she's gone..."a close friend of the victim spoke to me after stopping by the scene of the crime here on montemar lane to pay her respects. friend of victim "....i did not see this coming, no one did, they were best friends, one of those two friends, 23 year old elsie de la rosa, of san jose, is now in jail, accused ofmurder after allegedly running down her friend after the two had pulled over and were seen arguing in the street before de la rosa got back behind the wheel says campbell police captain gary berg.capt. gary berg/campbell police"...it looks like there was some sort of altercation in the car and they ended up stepping into the middle of the street and that led to the suspect getting back in the car and hitting the victim with the vehicle...."the next day, with the help of witness accounts,
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de la rosa was arrested here on macarthur avenue near valley medical center where she had apparently gone to find out what had happened to her friend, only to learn that she had died. campbell city councilman rich waterman praised his neighbors vigilance. victim's friend"....for her to do something so heartless, i just can't believe it...i just can't ut the pieces together to see what was so bad that they were fighting about to end her life....."
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( darya ) florida police say tennis star venus williams is responsible for a deadly crash earlier this month. (áááboxesááá) witnesses told investigators that williams ran a red light in her suv, causing a crash that injured a 78-year-old man who died two weeks later. williams told investigators she had entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but was forced to stop in an intersection because of traffic ahead of her. she told officers she did not see the the other car when she crossed into their lanes. williams has not been charged or cited in the case. police say the crash is still under investigation. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a man arrested for having sex with a teenager. hear how police say he was able to lure his victim. and next...another mountain lion is spotted in the bay area.
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where you need to be extra cautious this morning. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge. no major hot spots. wb 580 is
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still at the limit. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( mark ) a warning for people on the penninsula after another mountain lion was spotted.( darya ) it happened yesterday morning near interstate 280 in san carlos. somebody who lived in the area says the mountain lion was roaming near crestview drive and tulip lane. mountain lions are frequently spotted in this area and don't usually pose a threat to humans. but if you see one with cubs nearby -- do not approach it.
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( mark ) police had their hands full rounding up several snakes and a baby alligator after a crash in texas. it happened yesterday a few miles from san antonio. police say a truck carrying the reptiles rolled over along an interstate after one of its tires blew. most of the thirty snakes were found, but some are still on the loose.
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( mark ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the president attacks a t-v host on twitter. just into the newsroom... we have her response she made on the air just a short time ago. ( james ) your bay area forecast is next. ( mark )( darya ) welcome
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back to the morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s
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around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday. inland highs will be five to seven degrees warmer, meaning mid to upper 80s for the valleys. bay shoreline communities will see only a couple degrees of warming, so low to mid 70s for you. and the coast will stay relatively flat with low to mid 60s this afternoon. as for the weekend, expect drizzle at the coast, partly cloudy skies by the bay, and sunny conditions inland with temps holding
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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. 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 ) this morning... the white house is defending a tweet sent by the president attacking a female t-v show host. and this morning she is responding to that tweet. ( darya ) andy rose has the reaction from washington. as msnbc's morning joe aired, president trump posted on twitter about what he really thinks of the show, and made disparaging remarks about its female host. president donald trump's twitter: "i heard poorly rated morning joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore). then how come
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low i.q. crazy mika, along with psycho joe, came.....to mar-a-lago 3 nights in a row around new year's eve, and insisted on joining me. she was bleeding badly from a face-lift. i said no!"the white house defended the president's tweets by saying that he is "fighting fire with fire." sarah huckabee sanders / white house principal deputy press secretary: "i think the president has been attacked mercilessly on personal accounts by members on that program and i think he's been very clear that when he gets attacked he's going to hit back."but, many gop law makers took issue with his latest twitter-rant rep. paul ryan / speaker of the u.s. house of representatives: "i don't see it as an appropriate comment, i think look what we're trying to do around here is improve the tone and civility of the debate and this obviously doesn't do that."some even speaking out against trump's behavior by taking to twitter themselves. of course, using social media to criticize or attack his opponents is nothing new for trump. since he became president, he has sent more tweets attacking the media, than any other topic. melania trump has made combatting cyberbullying her primary platform as first lady. and many say, she might just want to start, with her husband.i'm andy rose, reporting.
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( darya ) and earlier this morning mika brzezinski responded to the president's tweet on air.< reporter: "so i asked you to come back so i appreciate you coming in to talk about it. um, mika what has been going on the last 24 hours?"mika: "um, you know what i think it has been fascinating. um, and frightening and really sad for our country. i mean i'm you know i've been getting a lot of texts and hearing you all talking. thank you. i'm fine. my family brought me up really tough. this is absolutely nothing, but i think for me personally. but i am very concerned as this once again reveals about the president of the united states. it's strange.">( mark ) mika nad joe scarborough were scheduled to go on vacation today but decided to go on air to respond to the president's attack. they also wrote an opinion piece about the president in today's washington post. ( mark ) happening today... a 23-year-old man accused of having sex with a 15-year- old boy will make his first court appearance, police say he met the victim on a
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popular dating app.( darya ) rebecca strom is here with more on who is behind bars this morning... ( rebecca @ land ) alex battaglia was taken into custody at his home on sequoia drive. police say a six-month long investigation revealed battaglia met his victim on a gay dating app. police say it is possible the victim initially lied to battaglia about his age. investigators say the two met up at least three -times and on the last two encounters... battaglia knew that the boy was under- age. ( rebecca @ land ) police say they were eventually tipped off by the victim's mother. they say the suspect may have exchanged sexually explicit material with up to a dozen other boys. battaglia is being held at
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the sonoma county jail. ( mark ) a man has been arrested after trying to move into a house in san rafael that was still up for sale.. deputies with the marin county sheriff's department say that a realtor called them .. reporting two suspicious people trying to move into the house.. when police confronted them one man... now identified as francisco reyes... ran away. deputies learned reyes was also wanted out of sacramento for a probation violation. deputies say the people in the area helped them track down reyes and he was taken into custody. ( mark ) university of california officials have imposed new procedures to combat sexual harassment... investigations will now be completed within 60 business days and decisions on discipline within 40 days after that. the new procedures will also provide clear roles and responsibilities for offices involved in the discipline following the investigations. the university says the new procedures incorporate recommendations by outside groups. the new procedures will be implemented at all u-c locations by september first. ( darya ) this morning wildfires are not just a
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problem here in california. in colorado one home was destroyed and at least 150 others evacuated.. the fire has grown to 360 acres. in arizona a fire north of phoenix has burned roughly 21- thousand acres. the governer has declared a state of emergency for at least one county.. crews say the high temperatures and strong winds are making it harder to fight, and in utah... a wildfire has burned more than 55 thousand acres. it has also destroyed 21 homes. it started weeks ago and is only 20 contained. ( mark ) the white house is now taking a more active role in the negotiations over health care. both vice president mike pence and senior advisor kellyanne conway making trips to capitol hill to work with senators. this as senate republicans hammer out changes to the currently stalled healthcare reform bill. so far 9 republican senators have come out against the healthcare bill in its current form. despite the g-o-p divide there has been no outreach to
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democrats to join the conversation. senate majority mitch mcconnell leader is warning conservatives to build consensus.. he says if democrats join the negotiations the bill will be less conservative. ( mark ) and activists in modesto held a mock funeral to protest the republican health care plan. people dressed in black, carried a coffin and read eulogies outside representative jeff denham's office. they are upset with his support to repeal obamacare. other health care protests are planned at upcoming fourth of july events and parades in modesto. ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... the 4th of july is just days away. we have tips on how to keep your pets safe during the fireworks shows. and after the break... the a's lose in houston but we will show you what might be the play of the year for the a's. and here's a ( robin )
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the oakland a's were in houston wrapping up their series against the astros.( mark ) let's jump to the bottom of the 1st. that's when former a josh reddick puts a charge into this one. looks like a
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homer until matt joyce snatches it out of the sky. then in the 4th with the a's up 1-nothing houston's carlos correa with a two-run shot. he finished the day with a pair of jacks. the astros would go on to win this one easy 6-1. oakland will be back home today to host the braves. first pitch is set for 7:05 ( darya ) happening today... the giants are back in action. they will be taking on the pirates in pittsburgh. the giants are coming off a three game sweep of the colorado rockies, they will look to win their 4th straight game later this afternoon. first pitch is set for 4:05. (james) your bay area forecast is after the break. we're coming up on 5:45...
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here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... three bay area planned parenthood clinics are closing their doors today. the clinics in pittsburg, richmond and vacaville are all shutting down due to limited funding.( darya ) the house of represenatatives has passed kate's law. it's named after kate steinle who was shot and killed by an
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undocumented immigrant nearly two years ago while she was walking on pier 14 in san francisco. "kate's law" would 'increase' maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who enter the u-s illegally after being deported. ( mark ) a mother and her boyfriend are behind bars after a toddler was found dead in the back of their s-u-v in sacramento county. 27-year-old angela phakhin and 46-year-old untwan smith were arrested for child endangerment. police still don't know the cause of death, and say there was no visible trauma to the toddler's body. ( 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. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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(james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies
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should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday.
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( mark ) the 4th of july is just a few days away and the penninsula humane society wants to help pet owners keep their dogs calm during the fireworks show.( darya ) kron 4's charles clifford has the details. nats4th of july fireworks can fun for people, but they're not much fun for pets. . . especially dogs. explosions and flashing lights don't remind them of america's independence day.sotevery year around this time the peninsula humane society sees a dramatic increase in the number of dogs being brought in off the street. these are usually pets that were left in a backyard and then got scared when they heard fireworks.sot with 4th of july just around the corner, the humane society is offering
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up some simple tips for pet owners to help their dogs cope with fireworks. sot
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planned for later that night. the show is expected to last about 15 minutes. security will be tight with checkpoints near the washington and lincoln memorials. ( 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 ) take a look at this. an unusual situation in downtown santa rosa.. a hot air balloon had to make an emergency landing. this happened yesterday morning near the santa rosa plaza mall. this is video of the landing.. you can see some cars had to swerve out of the way of the balloon. there were at least two people on board. no one was hurt. there is no word on why the hot air balloon had to make the landing. ( mark ) coming up after
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the break on the kron 4 morning news... several new movies hit theaters this weekend. we have a preview after the break.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( mark ) three new movies are coming out in theaters this weekend.( darya ) david daniel has a preview. "i have a twin brother?""twin brother?"(nat-minions)a
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delightful forecast for "despicable me three!" variety reports, the latest animated adventure featuring the voice of steve carell and those loveable minions is getting the widest domestic release ever: more than 45-hundred locations. box office trackers expect all those screenings to bring in 90-million dollars or more this weekend."what's he listening to?""i don't know. let me check." (nat-music) "tequila!""baby driver" already has its engines running: writer-director edgar wright's romantic action crime thriller opened on wednesday to rapturous reviews. analysts predict it could take in up to 20-million dollars or more between wednesday and sunday. "if they say no to you, i say we say no to them. if they don't want my baby, they're stupid.""i got in!"that could leave "the house" the odd film out this weekend. will ferrell and amy poehler star as parents who turn their house into a casino to raise the money for their daughter's college tuition. box office watchers are not betting heavily on the comedy, forecasting a debut in the low teens at best. in hollywood, i'm david daniel.
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( mark ) coming up in the next hour... an argument between friends turns violent and now one of them is behind bars accused of murder. what police say led to the deadly encounter. and the city of san francisco violates one of it's own policies... and now it is being forced to pay up. we'll explain. and thousands of people heading to bay area airports for the 4th of july holiday. we are live at the oakland international airport with everything you need to know before you head out the door. ( lydia ) three bay area
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planned parenthoods are closing their doors this morning. i'm live in the details. ( rebecca @ land ) plus...
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two controversial bills have been passed by the house.. i'll explain the impact they'll have on illegal immigration. ( will ) and... hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill bay area airports as the leave town for the 4th of july. i'm live talking to travelers at the oakland international airport. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine
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layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday. inland highs will be five to seven degrees no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) happening today... three bay area planned parenthood clinics are closing their doors.( mark ) the clinics in pittsburg, richmond and vacaville are all shutting down due to limited funding. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in richmond with the details. lydia. ( lydia )
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to do. they had worked very hard to expand access to care. two factors just came together and created a perfect storm for our health centers.. > ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) also happening today... hundreds of thousands of people are expected to fill bay area airports as the leave town for the 4th of july.( darya ) kron 4's will tran is live at oakland international airport this morning with the details. will. ( will ) if you are planning on getting away for the fourth
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of july....you are not alone. triple-a is predicting a record breaking number of americans will travel this holiday weekend. more than 44- million americans are expected to go 50- miles or more.... by either car -- boat -- plane or train. most people -- about 37- million -- will drive to their destinations. cheaper gas prices this year -- as compared to last -- will help drivers save some cash. for those planning to fly -- airfare and car rental rates are also predicted to be lower this year. .
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family reunion)(reporter-are you surprised by how busy it is?)(ann crenshaw-yes. and my flight is at 6 o'clock so i hope it moves really really fast.)> ( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) ( mark ) the morning.through out with you check back we will
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check back with you through out the morning. ( mark ) the house of representatives has passed two controversial bills aimed at stopping illegal immigration.( darya ) rebecca strom is here with a closer look at "kate's law." rebecca? ( rebecca ) that law is named after kate steinle who was shot and killed two years ago in san francisco by an undocumented immigrant. the law would increase maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who re-enter the u-s illegally ... after being deported. critics of the bill say it criminalizes 'all' un-documented immigrants. aarti kohli, executive director asian law caucus. " it's been a long standing policy of anti-immigration legislators. an attempt to criminalize everyone who is undocumented and then say oh we're deporting criminal immigrants. it's tragic case,
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this bill wouldn't change anything that happened." ( rebecca @ land ) the other bill that was passed allows the government to deny federal money to 'sanctuary cities' that do not cooperate with immigration officials. both bills now move to the senate for approval. neither are expected to pass. ( darya ) the city of san francisco will pay an undocumented immigrant nearly 200-thousand dollars because it violated its own sanctuary city policy. in 2015 pedro zarceno showed up to the police station to recover his car that had been stolen. that's when he was turned over to immigration police. his lawyer says it happened because he had a civil warrant issued by an immigration judge on his record. the asian law caucus says the city has admitted they violated their sanctuary city policy. they have agreed to pay zarceno 190-thousand dollars. the board of supervisors is expected to vote on the settlement next month.
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( darya ) president trump's controversial travel ban is now in effect and opponents are making their voices heard. the ban limits travel from six muslim majority countries. it requires travelers to provide proof of a relationship with a family member in the united states. immigration attorneys were at s-f-o last night giving out their contact information in case anyone may need legal help. a small group of protestors gathered to share their outrage over the law. ( darya ) the travel ban does not apply to refugees who were already granted asylum and on their way to the u-s before the ban went into effect last night. ( mark ) this morning
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wildfirescontinue to burn across california. there are at least eleven wildfires up and down the coast.. now california senator dianne feinstein is warning this fire season could be more severe than last year. this winter's heavy rains spawned heavy growth. which has now dried out after an early summer heat wave. combine that with millions of trees that died during the drought and we have what she calls a potentially catastrophic situation. this year... 30-thousand acres have already burned. ( mark ) and a fire comes dangerously close to homes in east san jose. it broke out yesterday afternoon near the penitencia creek trail. neighbors called 9-1-1 and then used garden hoses to keep the fire from spreading to their homes.
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spraying at it. >( mark ) the fire burned about 80 acres, and no homes were damaged. ( darya ) a mother and her boyfriend are behind bars after a toddler was found dead in the back of their s-u-v in sacramento county. 27-year-old angela phakhin and 46-year-old untwan smith were arrested for child endangerment. both are from arkansas. phakhin's 3-year-old girl was found dead on wednesday. the two adults and little girl had been living out of their car near sacramento since february. police still don't know the cause of death, and say there was no visible trauma to the toddler's body. ( darya ) we learning
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about an attack on bart that happened the same day new security cameras were installed on trains. it happened wednesday night on a train bound for dublin. bart says a person was punched. then four people grabbed the victims phone and ran out of the east dublin station. police believe all of the attackers were under the age of 18. bart police say they are still reviewing the video. the new cameras come more than a year and a half after it was discovered bart had been using some decoy cameras ( mark ) happening tomorrow... two bay area cities will be raising their minimum wage. in san francisco minimum wage will go up to 14 dollars per hour. the increase was approved by voters back in 2014. the ballot measure called for the minimum wage to reach 15- dollars an hour by next year. and also beginning tomorrow... minimum wage workers in san jose will be making 12 dollars per hour. that city is trying to reach a 15 dollar minimum wage by 20-19. ( darya ) coming up...
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another mountain lion is spotted in the bay area... we'll show you where the animal was roaming.( rebecca ) plus... a woman is dead after a hit and run in the south bay.... i'll tell you abou the victim's close connection to the accused killer.( robin ) i'm tracking your commute. . welcome back. lets
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get a check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (james) we're waking up to cloudy
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skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this
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morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday. inland highs will be five to seven degrees warmer, meaning mid to upper 80s for the valleys. bay shoreline communities will see only a couple degrees of warming, so low to mid 70s for you. and the coast will stay relatively flat with low to mid 60s this afternoon. as for the weekend, expect drizzle at the coast, partly cloudy skies by the bay, and sunny conditions inland with temps holding steady. slight cooling is expected for the first half of next week.
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( mark ) happening now... hundreds of military and local firefighters are trying to get control of a massive wildfire near camp pendleton. the fire has spread over seven-hundred and 60 acres. it is threatening homes and an animal shelter near san clemente. crews have been working through the night. the fire is 70 percent contained. ( mark ) and actor johnny galecki is reaching out to firefighters after his ranch
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was destroyed by the hill fire burning near san luis obispo. "the big bang theory" actor posted this picture on instagram showing himself hugging firefighters while standing in the charred remains of his house. he also thanked firefighters for putting their lives on the line to keep people safe. ( darya ) a woman in campbell is accused of running over and killing her friend following an argument.( mark ) rebecca strom is here with a closer look at who is this morning. rebecca? ( rebecca @ land ) 23-year-old elsie de la rosa has now been arrested. it happened tuesday morning on leigh avenue and montemar way. de la rosa and her friend were seen arguing earlier in the area. when police arrived..they found the friend lying in the street. she was taken to the hospital where she later died from her injuries. the victim's friend says the woman killed was the godmother to one of de la rosa's children.
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rebecca @ land ) de la rosa was arrested on wednesday. it is not clear what led argument or why it turned deadly. de la rosa is expected to be arraigned later this afternoon.
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not been planned so far. white house officials are not saying whether the president plans to address accusations that russia interfered in interfered in the 20-16 presidential election. ( mark ) a big win for gun advocates in california. a federal judge in san diego blocked the state's ban on high capacity magazines. the law was passed by voters in november. it would have barred anyone from possessing magazines that hold more than ten bullets. the law was set to go into effect tomorrow. the judge ruled the law criminalized law abiding citizens... and takes away second amendment rights. the case was brought by the nra-- and the california pistol and rifle association. some gun store owners celebrated the judge's ruling. ( mark ) gun control advocates plan to appeal the judge's decision. ( mark ) florida police say tennis star venus williams is responsible for a deadly
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crash earlier this month. (áááboxesááá) witnesses told investigators that williams ran a red light in her suv, causing a crash that injured a 78-year-old man who died two weeks later. williams told investigators she had entered the six-lane intersection on a green light but was forced to stop in an intersection because of traffic ahead of her. she told officers she did not see the the other car when she crossed into their lanes. williams has not been charged or cited in the case. police say the crash is still under investigation. ( darya ) take a look at this... a wild police chase across two states... it started in louisville, kentucky where police tried to stop a man wanted in connection to a string of purse thefts. he led them to indiana, even going through the indiana university campus. more than dozen officers swarmed on the man as he tried to exit the truck with his hands up. he was eventually arrested. police say they found dozens
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of purses in the truck. ( darya ) police had their hands full rounding up several snakes and a baby alligator after a crash in texas. it happened yesterday a few miles from san antonio. police say a truck carrying the reptiles rolled over along an interstate after one of its tires blew. most of the thirty snakes were found, but some are still on the loose. ( rebecca @ land ) coming up... a man arrested for having sex with a teenager. hear how police say he was able to lure the victim.( darya ) and after the break... we'll show you
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what instagram is doing to block out internet trolls. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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( darya ) instagram rolled out a new tool designed to stop nasty comments and spammers.( mark ) people now have an option labeled "hide offensive comments" that can be applied to any photo or video. when activated, the tool automatically hides any sexually explicit or otherwise offensive comment from everyone...except the person who posted it. ( darya ) instagram also launched a spam filter that deletes promotional and other spammer comments from posts and videos. ( mark ) people can still manually report, delete and turn off comments or create their own blocks based on keywords. ( darya ) sony music entertainment is going old- school.( mark ) the legendary record label says it
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will start pressing vinyl records again for the first time in nearly three-decades. sony stopped making records in 1989 when compact discs became popular for albums.( darya ) but now, many music fans... both young and old... are once again listening to records.( mark ) analysts say vinyl sales have enjoyed double-digit growth for seven straight years. sales could reach 900-million dollars in 20-17. ( mark ) coming up... university of california schools are taking new steps to stop sexual harassment on its campuses. we'll explain up ahead. plus... the president attacks a t-v host on twitter. hear her response that she made on air just a short time ago. ( james
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) your bay area forecast is next. .
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(mark)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this (james)we're waking up to
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cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this ( mark ) this morning... the white house is defending a tweet sent by the president attacking a female t-v show host. and this morning she is responding to that tweet. ( darya ) andy rose has the reaction from washington. as msnbc's morning joe aired, president trump posted on twitter about what he really thinks of the show, and made
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disparaging remarks about its female host. president donald trump's twitter: "i heard poorly rated morning joe speaks badly of me (don't watch anymore). then how come low i.q. crazy mika, along with psycho joe, came.....to mar-a-lago 3 nights in a row around new year's eve, and insisted on joining me. she was bleeding badly from a face-lift. i said no!"the white house defended the president's tweets by saying that he is "fighting fire with fire." sarah huckabee sanders / white house principal deputy press secretary: "i think the president has been attacked mercilessly on personal accounts by members on that program and i think he's been very clear that when he gets attacked he's going to hit back."but, many gop law makers took issue with his latest twitter-rant rep. paul ryan / speaker of the u.s. house of representatives: "i don't see it as an appropriate comment, i think look what we're trying to do around here is improve the tone and civility of the debate and this obviously doesn't do that."some even speaking out against trump's behavior by taking to twitter themselves. of course, using social media to criticize or attack his opponents is nothing new for trump. since he became president, he has sent more tweets attacking the media, than any other topic. melania trump has made combatting cyberbullying her primary platform as first lady. and many say, she might
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just want to start, with her husband.i'm andy rose, reporting. ( darya ) and earlier this morning mika brzezinski responded to the president's tweet on air.< reporter: "so i asked you to come back so i appreciate you coming in to talk about it. um, mika what has been going on the last 24 hours?"mika: "um, you know what i think it has been fascinating. um, and frightening and really sad for our country. i mean i'm you know i've been getting a lot of texts and hearing you all talking. thank you. i'm fine. my family brought me up really tough. this is absolutely nothing, but i think for me personally. but i am very concerned as this once again reveals about the president of the united states. it's strange.">( mark ) mika and joe ( mark ) mika and joe scarborough were scheduled to go on vacation today but decided to go on air to respond to the president's attack. they also wrote an opinion piece about the president in today's washington post. ( mark ) happening today... a 23-year-old man accused
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of having sex with a 15-year- old boy will make his first court appearance, police say he met the victim on a popular dating app.( darya ) rebecca strom is here with more on who is behind bars this morning... ( rebecca @ land ) alex battaglia was taken into custody at his home on sequoia drive. police say a six-month long investigation revealed battaglia met his victim on a gay dating app. police say it is possible the victim initially lied to battaglia about his age. investigators say the two met up at least three -times and on the last two encounters... battaglia knew that the boy was under- age. ( rebecca @ land ) police say they were eventually tipped off by the victim's mother. they say
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the suspect may have exchanged sexually explicit material with up to a dozen other boys. battaglia is being held at the sonoma county jail. ( mark ) a man has been arrested after trying to move into a house in san rafael that was still up for sale.. deputies with the marin county sheriff's department say that a realtor called them .. reporting two suspicious people trying to move into the house.. when police confronted them one man... now identified as francisco reyes... ran away. deputies learned reyes was also wanted out of sacramento for a probation violation. deputies say the people in the area helped them track down reyes and he was taken into custody. ( darya ) university of california officials have imposed new procedures to combat sexual harassment... investigations will now be completed within 60 business days and decisions on discipline within 40 days after that. the new procedures will also provide clear roles and responsibilities for offices involved in the discipline
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following the investigations. the university says the new procedures incorporate recommendations by outside groups. the new procedures will be implemented at all u-c locations by september first. ( darya ) this morning wildfires are not just a problem here in california. in colorado one home was destroyed and at least 150 others evacuated.. the fire has grown to 360 acres. in arizona a fire north of phoenix has burned roughly 21- thousand acres. the governer has declared a state of emergency for at least one county.. crews say the high temperatures and strong winds are making it harder to fight, and in utah... a wildfire has burned more than 55 thousand acres. it has also destroyed 21 homes. it started almost two weeks ago and percent ( mark ) the white house is now taking a more active role in the negotiations over health care. both vice president mike pence and senior advisor kellyanne conway making trips to capitol hill to work with senators.
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this as senate republicans hammer out changes to the currently stalled healthcare reform bill. so far 9 republican senators have come out against the healthcare bill in its current form. despite the g-o-p divide there has been no outreach to democrats to join the conversation. senate majority mitch mcconnell leader is warning conservatives to build consensus.. he says if democrats join the negotiations the bill will be less conservative. ( mark ) and activists in modesto held a mock funeral to protest the republican health care plan. people dressed in black, carried a coffin and read eulogies outside representative jeff denham's office. they are upset with his support to repeal obamacare. other health care protests are planned at upcoming fourth of july events and parades in modesto. ( darya ) coming up... several warriors players make a surprise visit to a basketball camp. hear their message to campers after the break. and here's a live look outside... golden gate bridge.
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there's a place like no other...
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where a walk down main street... where a walk down main street... blah blah blah .. hey! the name's rocket and i need your help! the collector has trapped my friends, the guardians of the galaxy in this weird...freakshow... check it out...this is the joint we're in... and we need you to help us break out! got it?...good...now move it!...i gotta go! ...here there is magic for days! no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) sean livingston and zaza pachulia surprising boys and girls at a warriors basketball camp in monterey. 150 kids attended the overnight camp held at cal state monterey bay yesterday. the warriors are hosting 26 basketball camps this summer for kids ages 7-15. but only one overnight camp. the warriors stars say the camps are a great way to build a strong relationship with fans.
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glow in their eyes see how they light up when they see you just interact with them that's what it's all about. just the emotion and the reactions they have like taking a picture or shaking our hand seeing us live cause most of these kids seen us on it's a great moment to interact with each other. >( darya ) both pachulia and livingston are slated to become unrestricted free agents tomorrow. (james) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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been happening on bart. there is a keeping thieves at bay, it's something as the crooks the finger i'll explain in the people behaving badly> (james) and i'm tracking your forecast. what to expect as you head out the after the break.
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we're coming up on 6:45... here's a quick look at the top stories we're following this morning... three bay area planned parenthood clinics are closing their doors today. the clinics in pittsburg, richmond and vacaville are all shutting down due to limited funding.( darya ) the house of represenatatives has passed kate's law. it's named after kate steinle who was shot and killed by an undocumented immigrant nearly two years ago while she was walking on pier 14 in san francisco. "kate's law" would 'increase' maximum penalties for undocumented immigrants who enter the u-s illegally after being deported. ( mark ) a mother and her boyfriend are behind bars after a the woman's daughter was found dead in the back of their s-u-v in sacramento county. 27-year-old angela phakhin and 46-year-old untwan smith were arrested for child endangerment. police still don't know the cause of
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death, and say there was no visible trauma to the toddler's body. (mark)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30
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min from the maze to sf. (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies
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should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly warmer than yesterday. inland highs will be five to seven degrees warmer, meaning mid to upper 80s for the valleys. bay shoreline communities will see only a couple degrees of warming, so low to mid 70s for you. and the coast will stay relatively flat with low to mid 60s this afternoon. as for the weekend, expect drizzle at the coast, partly cloudy skies by the bay, and sunny conditions inland with temps holding steady. slight cooling is expected for the first half of next week.
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( mark ) there has been a rise of snatch and go robberies at bart stations.... ( darya ) kron four's stanley roberts has a simple way to prevent this from happening in "people behaving badly." using the bay area rapid transit aka bart can be sometimes be an interesting experience, nats: ambiance what i noticed is that most people done have a clue as to whats going on around them while they are there waiting for a train most of them have
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their heads buried inside their electronic devices, either watching movies or scrolling through their social media accounts nats ambiance as the trains come and go many will look up to see if it's their train, but then its back to staring into the phone or tablet and that gives the bad guys an advantage because; do to some riders lack of attentiveness there has been an huge uptick in snatch and grab robberies ..although i think snatch and grab is redundant it should be called snatch and run because that's what they do. they wait for the doors then as they close they snatch and run with all the thefts of hi tech equipment there a low tech way of keeping your electronics from getting stolen, just give them the finger. no not that finger , this finger and hold your phone just like this so i walked around bart giving impromptu lessons on the simple low tech way to keep their phones safe althought the easiest way to is put your
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phone away we all know that is asking too much for some people so i show them the unsafe way see how you are holding your phone? so what going to prevent someone from running and taking it from you, nothing what usually on your phone? personal information what else photos . and the safer way i would feel you on my hand where as like this it's almost like they can just yea yea i can see the difference ok that was quick that was easy this is safer (yes it is safer) it is safer yea while you're riding bart right so remember if you want to keep the bad guys from snagging your phone give them the finger ! in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( darya ) not a good start to the day for the owners of this car. the sinkhole opened up in saint louis, missouri yesterday. the city and traffic inspector says an eight-inch water main break is what caused this to happen, and it has been broken for
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some time. a crane removed the car from the sinkhole. it will take weeks before the street is repaired. no one was injured. ( darya ) 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. ( mark ) coming up... a warning to parents.... multiple children's fidget spinners have burst into flames... hear what invistigators say might be causing the problem. and after the break... we'll show you how a rescue dog is helping out 11 orphaned pups. we'll be back as the
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kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. who are these people?
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the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( mark ) a dog that
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recently gave birth to a litter of puppies... died this week... leaving eleven pups without a mother. so a dog at a local rescue shelter stepped in to help the orphan puppies. meet della --
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she was picked up as a stray -- pregnant and seriously hurt with a broken pelvis. her five puppies had to be delivered by c-section. but now her puppies are doing well and she's made a full recovery. the rescue group decided to see if della would accept the newly orphaned puppies into the family. ( mark ) the puppies will continue to nurse for another three weeks. they will be up for adoption in august. (darya) ahead in gary's world... ( mark ) plus... three bay area planned parenthoods are closing their doors this morning. kron four's lyida pantazes is live in the east bay with more on the closures. and... you can go
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skiing in squaw valley on the fourth of july... james fletcher has your holiday forecast up ahead. [ indistinct chatter ] [ intense music playing ] it's here, but it's going by fast. the opportunity of the year is back: the mercedes-benz summer event. get to your dealer today for incredible once-a-season offers, and start firing up those grilles. lease the e300 for $569 a month at your local mercedes-benz dealer. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. planned parenthoods are
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closing their doors this morning. i'm live in richmond with the details. (james) and we're tracking your weekend weather as you get ready to celebrate the 4th of july holiday.
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(mark) and i'm mark danon. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (james)we're waking up to cloudy skies and mostly 50s around the bay. a thick marine layer is sending low clouds and cool air deep into the valleys this morning. skies should clear by 11 am. on the whole, today will be slightly no major hot

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