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homes on the other side, untouched.i gotta new middle name -- it's called lucky. " whooshand this nine year old santa rosa girl lost her proestehic legs in the fire. now she can walk again, thanks to the kindness of others.how excited are you to get your blades back?"i am super, super, super, super, super excited">you're watching kron four news in prime time. (steve) residents return to ruins. as for the first time...many are being allowed back into devastated north bay neighborhoods. this as we learn toll of destruction has risen. 84-hundred homes and structures have been burned. (steve) thank you for joining us i'm steve aveson. (pam) and i'm pam moore. tonight many people are still under evacuation orders... and unable to go home.(steve) that includes the mark west springs road area of santa rosa. neighbors there
gathered at a town hall meeting tonight. and as kron 4's gabe slate tells us they want to know when they will get back in and how the rebuilding proccess works. ((pkg)) the mark west springs road neighborhood in north east santa rosa got hit hard hundreds of homes burned down here it looks just like coffey park you have not heard about it as much because it's still evacuated it's hard even for member of the press to get it. it's narrow roads and pg&e is doing a lot of repair work for the area here nats/sot - cal oes that is eric lamovreux, with cal oes, the california office of emergency services.. his agency and others like fema, cal fire, and local community leaders put on a town hall style meeting friday night to update people and take questions. it was standing room only people wanted to know.. when will they get back in ? nats/sot - james gore sonoma supervisor district 4 the schools that are still standing will resume october 30th. for the homes that are not salvagable fema and cal oes need to clean out the property before people can rebuild. nats/sot - cal oes people wanted to know that
their homes are safe we've all heard about the looting the sheriff's office said it is their priority to keep looters out.. they have made several arrests and are shocked by how creative the thiefs are getting. nats/sot - sheriff office sheriff engram nats/sot - melissa melissa and her husband said this community is strong and they will survive with eachother's help. nats/sot - melissa in santa rosa gabe slate kron 4 news ( steve ) in santa rosa
alone....twenty eight hundred homes were destroyed when the tubbs fires swepth through neighorhoods (pam) today, some residents were allowed to see if they could find anything among the ruins. kron four's terisa estacio met up with families sifting through.... what's left. kron four's terisa estacio spoke to families who lost everything....and are sifting through the ashes in coffey park. warren luke delicately wiped off the soot of his wives figurines. he was able to find several under the ash. warren luke. my wife collected these over the years when i was in the coast guard. warren says although he and his wife are thankful for finding something they are more than overjoyed about this inside their home on kerry lane as the flames began to ripe through the neighborhood on the night of the fires his daughter, autumn 31 was asleep autum is deaf. warren. we raced back and we got her out i don't know what i would have done warren's brother in law came down from oregon to help out - warren. my daughter says it looks like apocalypse, hard to fathom.
(steve) and tomorrow residents of santa rosa neighborhood of fountaingrove will be allowed to return and visit their property. controlled re-entry of the area begins at 10 a-m. police will be verifying entry passes and addresses. re-entry will also resume for people in the coffey park neighborhood tomorrow. (steve) and happening now.. napa is trying to revive its economy after the fires slowed down business.(pam) tonight.. nearly a dozen businesses are participating in a fundraiser for victims. kron 4's hermela aregawi is live in downtown.. tell us what's going on.. are there a lot of people? (hermela aregawi)it's a busy night here in downtown napa.. very different from what it has been like in the past two weeks.business owners say this area has been a ghost town.
people weren't coming here either because they themselves were victims of the fire.or they were afraid that they wouldn't be safe here.but nearly two weeks since the devastating fires began, things are looking good.about a dozen restaurants and tasting rooms have specials and are offering discounts to eat and drink here.for example joh anthony anthony vineyards is offering 20% of on all purchases.and the andaz hotel is offering 5 dollar drinks and live music. that seems to be hit. it's quite crowded in there.i talked to the hotel's spokesperson.. and he tells me the local economy has really suffered as a result of the fires. jeffrey miller/spokesperson, andaz hotel:it was an instant shift so we went from a leisure based business market to first responders so fire, electrical and gas workers and hopefully we can start to turn that around now that the fire is under control and we are able to move forward. obviously there is a lot of rebuild that has to happen but we need the support and we ask that everyone come and taste and spend money in napa valley and sonoma and really support the activity here. the 5 dollar drink special at the andaz hotel will continue until 9 o'clock night. a dollar from each drink will be donated to local animal shelters which have been struggling to keep up with demand since the fires started.but some restaurants and tasting rooms will be open
until midnight.. so you still have time to come spend your money.. and support rebuilding the local economy.coming up at 9.. we'll hear from people who came to do just that.reporting live in napa, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. (pam) the county of napa has now released an interactive map that allows people to see damage and destruction to homes and businsses.(steve) grant lodes has been closely looking into this technology... and is
live in our newsroom to show us how it works. (grant) sonoma county has already released a similar map. now napa officials have unveiled one have a look. you can zoom in to see a specific neighborhood. the red dots indicate destruction. yellow means something has been damaged. we've been damaged. we've posted the link to this map on posted the link we've been damaged. we've posted the link to this map on
kron4.com (pam) in santa cruz county.... the wet weather helped firefighters make progress against the 'bear fire'. it has burned more than 391 -acres since monday night.... it is now 45- percent contained. evacuation orders remain in place for parts of boulder creek. the fire destroyed four structures .... and seven people have been injured... including six firefighters. (pam) time to check the four
zone forecast. though rain brought some relief.... the potential for dangerous fire conditions is not over. (steve) kron-4 meteorologist lawrence karnow is here to tell us about wind in the forecast. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los
angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too. ahead at eight.. she has been accused by bart riders of relieving herself on the train. now the mystery woman is under arrest... but not for what you would think. plus. a young girl in critical condition after a hit-and-run in the east bay. what police say contributed to the crash. and next. a message of hate scrawled on a local dentist's office... local dentist's office...
at stanford health care, local dentist's office... we can now repair complex aortic aneurysms without invasive surgery. if we can do that, imagine what we can do for varicose veins. and if we can precisely treat eye cancer with minimal damage to the rest of the eye, imagine what we can do for glaucoma, even cataracts. if we can use dna to diagnose the rarest of diseases, imagine what we can do for the conditions that affect us all. imagine what we can do for you. ( steve ) new at tonight 8.
the instances of hate speech and racist graffiti appear to more and more commonplace than in past years even here in the bay area. (pam) it has happened again... this time in san francisco's financial district.that's where kron 4's dan kerman is tonight he joins us live with details. dan jeff cox says he was the first african american dentist to set up shop in san francisco's financial district. that was 25 years ago since then he's had no trouble, that is until now.sot jeff cox, d.d.s./san francisco dentist 12-22it's stunning at first, it's a little bit of a shock because you feel it's not necessarily
a san francisco type of things that you would seeemployees arriving to work thursday morning saw this on the front window of his pine street office, a swastika, followed by the n-word, and then the word die.soti don't take it personally and it doesn't anger me, very disappointing though that there are people like that.his staff immediately took photos and then wiped the graffiti away before patients arrived. cox says as surprising as it is to see this in san francisco, it is understandable given the current political climate nationallysotthe bigots are becoming emboldened in today's society and frankly i feel a little sorry for whoever would use such a vile word with little regard for the beautiful diversity of humanity
(pam) a young girl is in criticial condition tonight... after being struck by a hit- and run driver.(steve) the collision happened just before 1-30 this afternoon on 15th street near 8th avenue. there was a second crash reported at about the same time on foothill boulevard. police quickly tracked down the driver and arrested her. few details are available about the victim... but the child is in the hospital with major injuries and listed in critical condition at this hour. investigators say speed was a factor in the collision. (pam) a woman is in custody tonight.... after bart riders reported seeing her urinating on the trains multiple times. with the help of kron-four's stanley roberts... bart police were able to identify and arrest the woman. a bart rider sent an image of the woman to stanley ... who then posted it online. with the public's help... bart police were able to track down the woman . authorities say, she was not
arrested for the urinating... but for a no-bail warrant for a fire-related crime. she was also wanted for possession of drug paraphenalia. (steve) well the first storm of the season is bringing snow to lake tahoe. here's the view at mount rose ski tahoe. snowmaking is underway there. and the resort says their targeted opening day is next friday....weather and conditions permitting. but it sure is starting to look like winter up there. (pam) it almost feels like winter is here. snow falling in the sierra.(steve) meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with a look at the how the first storm is bringing fresh powder lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so
bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too.
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lie on me /// how dare he""as we say in the south. all hat no cattle."(steve) a soldier's death in africa triggers an ugly round of name calling in the capitol. a democratic congresswoma n is the target of insults and criticism from the president, his cheif of staff and his press secretary.(pam) representative frederica wilson showing no sign of backing down ... and as catherine heenan shows us, the facts seem to be on her side. sfxin a late night tweet ... president trump called florida democrat frederica wilson a liar.she says white house chief of staff john kelly is the liar.i do not appreciate someone lying on me. if you lie on me, i'm going to answer because i'm not going to let you get away with it. kelly accused wilson of grandstanding during a dedication ceremony for an fbi building in miami.a video of her speech does not support tthe charge.chip reid: have you seen the speech?sanders: i have.white house press
secretary sarah sanders blasted the media for questioning the word of a high=ranking general.if you want to get into a debate with a four-star marine general, i think that is something highly inappropriate.wilson says she has lots of questions about death sergeant johnson ... whose body was found a mile away from the scene of the ambushi want to know why he was separated from the rest of the soldiers. why did it take 48 hours for them to find him. was he still alive. was he kidnapped. what's going ona military investigation is underway, but what is known is disturbing.the troops had been told it was unlikely there would be opposition in the area near the border with mali now, the u-s believes 50 isis fighters attacked them with machine guns and rocket- propelled grenades .the americans had only their rifles.republican senator john mccain raised questions about the incidenttoday he met privately with defense secretary james mattis, we felt we were not getting sufficient information and we are trying to clear that up today.
( steve ) california's unemployment is holding steady for the month of september. it came in at 5-point-one percent... unchanged from august. the state says employers did add more 52-thousand jobs. california's unemployment rate however is well above the national average for september. nationwide the jobless rate was 4-point-2 percent... nearly a full point lower than california. ahead at eight.. residents of a senior community allowed back in for the first time... one neighbor takes us inside --- to see what was left behind. plus. a 98 years old world war two veteran ---had lived in santa rosa's coffey park for sixty five years. now he has lost everything.... and next. after
(steve) a little girl who lost her prosthetic legs in the north bay fire wildfires is walking again. thanks to a generous offer.(pam) the cost for her mom to replace them ... would have been in the thousands however... the company that manufactures her prosthetic limbs ... replaced them at no cost.(steve) and today-- lilly received new prosthetic running blades kron4's haaziq madyun was there to see her smiling face when it happened. lilly biagini is back on the move in her new prosthetic bladesnat/sot haaziqhow excited are you to get your blades back?the 9-year-old santa rosa resident lost her prosthetic limbs when her grandparents home burned down in the north bay firestorm
place to live, and the thing that makes it great are the people." santa rosa police officers and members of the u-s army national guard held checkpoints today... outside the orchard senior community... just to make sure everything went smoothly. but but tomorrow, the mobile home park will be released back to the property owners... and, the check points will most likely be cleared. (pam) new at tonight as the smoke clears from wine country - the welcome mat is being rolled out.(steve) tonight, kron 4's vicki liviakis takes us to calistoga where people can come back to de-stress after the fire. in a town where there's no shortage of merlot and mudbaths, you can be happy to know - the wine... and the baths are are ready to sooth frayed nerves again. dr. wilkinson's is considered the granddaddy of hot springs - 65 years in business. but for a brief time - when the flames seemed to be consuming everything in their path - carolyn wilkinson and her husband howard thought it was
over. calistoga was spared. dr. wilkinson's like many local businesses are welcoming back old customers and visitors. the mineral hot springs are bubbling up. howard is stirring the proprietary mud concoction that ironically is comprised of ash among other things. not the firestorm kind. both carolyn and howard know how lucky they are to keep doing what they do. and proud to be part of this town that's known... not for producing anxiety but reducing it... in calistoga, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. (steve) time to check with weather(pam)lawrence karnow has the four zone forecast.. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west
coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin lawrence karnow: after (steve) time to check with weather(pam)lawrence karnow has the four zone forecast.. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high
pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too.
still ahead at 8. a woman shocked when she opens her t-v bill...saying she owes nearly 200-thousand dollars.. and next. rocks thrown at cars on a highway... one killing a father on his way home from work tonight at 9 there's not telling what you might see on bart (acrobats)nats: ambiance including one woman who for some reason likes to use bart as a public toilet well now she has her own personal toilet, i'll explain in the next edition of people behaving badly
took away a life.>(steve) the grieving fiancee of kenneth white says she had to tell her five year old son that his father had been killed.... after he was hit with a rock while driving home from work. (steve) michigan police have taken teenagers into custody in connection with the rock-throwing incident that took white's life.(pam) the 32 -year old father was a passenger in a car on interstate -75.... when the vehicle was struck by a large rock. that rock-- thrown from an overpass -- smashed through the windshield and killed white. investigators say, before he died --- 20 other rocks had already been thrown... and four other cars had been hit. at this point, it's not clear how many teenagers have been detained .... (steve) a cancer survivor and army veteran got quite the scare when she received a nearly 200-thousand dollar satellite t-v bill in the mail angela mixon-smith got the bill on monday.
mixon-smith says she signed up for a promotional offer with direct-tv combining her current service with her new at&t cell phone plan six months ago. since then...mixon-smith says she has had service problems and confusing bills. an at&t spokeswoman has apologized for the billing error and credited mixon-smith's account. coming up at 8. starting again at 98 years old. as a world war two veteran visits the ruins of coffey park ---and recalls the moments he had to flee for his life. (pam) in sports -- gary and his lovely alicia join us to read viewer emails.(steve) plus -- we will have a game seven in the a-l-c-s... after the astros beat the yankees tonight -- gary has the highlights coming up.
( pam ) many of the fire victims in the coffey park neighborhood of santa rose... are coming home to realize ... very little was untouched by the fire.( steve ) kron 4's camila bernal spoke to a world war ii veteran and pioneer of the coffey park neighborhood who saw his home for the first time today. despite losing all his
belongings, he's grateful and has hope for the future. pkg:with his daughter's help, jack miller went home after the fire it was all gone 5:47:26:26 it's tough, to look at all this stuff and it's all laying here burnt. it's hard because it's a lot of years that i've put all this stuff herehe moved to coffey park in 1952. he owned 30 acres of land and eventually decided to sell 28 acres that were developed into the coffey park neighborhood.5:47:16:04 when you look at that out there, that's why my wife won't come she don't want to look, she knows she'll break when the fire spread through santa rosa, jack and his wife of 72 years were woken up in the middle of the night5:42:48 i went up to the front door it was a fireman and he said you guys have to get out of here now. he said you go out your pants on and pick up your shoes, don't try to put them on carry themthe firefighter helped them get out and told them not to come back 5:44:57:00 we drove from 2:30 in the morning we went to towards the coast we went north we went south come back this way 6 hoursin the
meantime, his daughter worried 6:00:17:27 we figured they were dead in their house and i just prayed to god that they didn't wake up and they died in their sleep instead of trying to get out and they couldn't get out that was a nightmare not knowingfinally, the couple showed up at their daughter's house where they were told that their house was likely in ashes5:56:54:01 it looks like a holocaust or like a bomb went through here and it's just it's like it's unreal, surreal camila: the millers came home to complete devastation and only reminders of their most prized possessions, like this 1656 john deere tractor 6:00:58:11 and all of that is gone it can't be replaced but you just have to remember it in your mind and that's what i keep telling my mom, it's in your heart and in your mind and they're alive and i still have youjack says this is harder than world war ii. but if he survived then, he will do so again. 5:49:38:10 it's harder because now i have to start completely all over again, and at 98 years-old to start over again, it's a little hard... but i'm going to live to be 108, i'm not worried about it in santa rosa, camila bernal kron 4 news (gary)(gary) kron 4 news
trying to force a game seven justin verlander had a dominant outing -- threw seven scoreless innings and struck out eight bottom 5th -- jose altuve woke up -- bases loaded -- hits a 2-rbi single -- houston takes a 3-nothing lead bottom 8th -- altuve hits one deep off david robertson. houston wins 7-1 game seven will be tommorow night the warriors are taking on the pelicans in new orleans right now -- the sharks in new jersey taking on the devils. peter deboer and san jose looking for their second straight win sharks up 1- nothing -- joe pavelski turns on the red light.. san jose up 2-nothing joonas donskoi puts the game away
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bullying prevention month... and burger king is shedding light on the issue of bullying... in a powerful way. (steve) they released a video of a social experiment. with the help of hired teen actors... burger king wanted to see if more people would complain about over a mangled 'bullied" burger. or about seeing a kid being bullied. here's a clip. (steve)(steve) burger king says 95
percent of customers complained about their "bullied" whopper. but only 12 percent who witnessed the teen being bullied said something about it. the c-e-o and founder of "no bully dot org" says the group's partnership with burger king is an example of how companies can raise awareness on important issues. (pam) that wraps up kron 4 news at 8.(steve) grant lodes and vicki liviakis are here with a look at what we are working on for kron 4 news at 9.
((grant))heavy hearts in santa rosa tonightas the community gathers to hold a vigil for the victims of the devastating fires.it is also a chance to show support for people who lost everything.our charles clifford is there with a live report.and back in business. downtown napa rolls out the welcome matthe restaurants and tasting rooms offering special discounts to raise money for fire victims.be sure to stick around for that.((grant))plus the weekend is here...meteorlo gist lawrence karnow is standing by with your four zone forecast.((vick))keep it right here...kron 4 news at nine starts after the break. if you are in your home or business and you smell gas, your first step is to get out, travel to a safe distance until you can't smell the gas anymore and then call 911. the first responders will come out
to figure out what the issue is to keep you safe and there are no hazards to the public. ♪ (grant) the santa rosa community is coming together tonight to honor the victims of the massive north bay firestorm.... and this comes as many people are returning home to neighborhoods that have been devastated by the most destructive fires in state history...(grant) thanks for joining us... i'm grant lodes...(vicki) and i'm vicki liviakis.... tonight the neighborhood held a vigil to remember the loved ones lost... as well as