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accusing g a lot of office space - but not enough housing. tonight - the mayor of cupertino is responding.... hello i'm catherine heenan. (ryan) and i'm ryan o'donnell. grant and vicki have the night off. mayor schaaf(shaff) says cupertino's actions are affecting her city. kron 4's dan kerman has reaction from both mayors. he's live in oakland with the details. dan? a series of tweets oakland mayor libby schaaf is calling out the city of cupertino for not doing its part in creating housing. citing the new apple headquarters... schaaf tweeted
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last year the new apple headquarter opened in cupertino with space for 12- thousand employees. meanwhile, the city of cupertino issued permits to build just 27 homes in 2017sot wednesday night the cupertino city night the cupertino city council did approve the constructon of nearly 3000 homes in the old vallco mall...and for its part cupertino believe at least prior to approving the apple campus their housing was in line with where it should besot but schaaf isn't buying but schaaf isn't buying saying had there
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not been state legislation opposition from neighborhood residents could have won the day in cupertino. sot (ryan) following tonight. an
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inmate who escaped a conservation work camp in nevada county has been caught. justin tyquiengco(tye- quin-go) was apprehended in san leandro this afternoon at a gas station. he was serving a six year sentence for robbery with a firearm in contra costa county. he walked away from the inmate camp earlier this week. (ryan) and more breaking news... highway 50 is closed in both directions at 8 mile road near camino, because of a fire. the 12 acre fire forced c-h-p and the el dorado county sheriff's office to start evacuations along 8 mile road. cal fire reports, they've stopped the fire from moving forward. we're told that fire is now 30-percent contained. but even with that, evacuations are still happening in the area. for a list of those evacuations-- go to our website, kron-4 dot com. (catherine) a big story
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tonight... there's a proposal to change the lottery system that that determines which public elementary schools students are assigned to in san francisco. kron4's maureen kelly talked to one of the school board members behind the possible overhaul. it is complicated, lacking in accountability and transparency and we have heard from thousands of our families that we need end this craziness and move onto a different systemsan francisco school board member and supervisor candidate for district 6 is talking about the school assignment system that parents brace themselves for when enrolling their kindergartners into city public schools.we should move away from a system where you rank a ton of schools and it goes into his computer algorithm and pop here's the school your kids going to go to. it might be on the other side of the city, it might be your 17th choice this is craziness. he and two other board members are pushing a system that would be centered on community based assignments.
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we need to be able to say based on where you live you can be either certain that there's one school or a set of schools that you're gonna have access to and you can rely on thatthe executive director for parents for public schools is still studying the proposal...but she did say that the current system has mixed reviews from parents.. so for some families it works really well and they're really grateful to have the opportunity to have the school choice and to have and to make decisions that are right for their children and their families. for other people they end up navigating the system it could be very complicated, understanding how rank their schools, where to submit the application even getting the application in on time could be a barrierthis resolution to revamp the school assignment system will be introduced at tuesday's school board meeting..and voted on sometime in the fall. .but even if it passes....this process is still far from over....there would need to be parent input and analysis to determine how the new system would work. a process that would take at least three years before it's put in place. maureen kelly
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kron4 news. (ryan) developing news tonight... a los angeles charter school was placed on lockdown today due to a nearby shooting. it happened near the charter high of the arts, multimedia, and performing school. that's located in the van nuys(nies) neighborhood. police say the shooting wasn't inside the school, but a student and an employee were injured. police believe at least part of the incident took place at a restaurant drive-thru across the street. right now no suspects are in custody. "there's families out there that are hearing the most devastating news they can hear ... "( catherine ) tragedy at a rite=aid distribution center in maryland ... four people are dead and three wounded in a workplace shooting. the shooter is among the dead. she's been identified as a 26=year old temp worker..who brought a legally registered nine millimeter glock handgun to work today.
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(catherine) police say (catherine) (catherine)
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a vallejo woman kidnapped for ransom could be questioned by the man who did it.
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why lawyers say matthew muller could cross-examine denise huskins at a hearing next week. (ryan) plus... a man breaks into an enclosure at a zoo... gets bitten by a lion. why he told officers he was trespassing. (catherine) also -- a show of support today for the woman accusing supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of sexual assault. today we're learning that the bay area woman is open to testifying. details after the break. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. forecast after the break. i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. forecast after the break. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees
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every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future. developing news
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tonight... the bay area professor accusing supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her says she wants to testify... but with conditions. christine blasey ford's attorney saying there must be an agreement of terms that are fair... and ensure her safety. senators must now determine the next steps. the chairman of the judiciary committee was hoping to schedule a public hearing on monday... but ford's lawyers say that's too soon. kavanaugh has denied ford's claims, he pinned her to a bed and groped her at a high school party more than three decades ago. (ryan) and friends and family of christine's, staged a rally of support for her today outside of her home. an airplane flew overhead with a banner that read, "we believe you, christine." kron four's rob fladeboe has more on this support and joins us now live from palo alto. rob? (rob live) i'm here in christine ford's neighborhood
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where she is said to have been forced from her home because of death threats. earlier today, friends and neighbors gathered here to show their support and thank ford for her bravery in speaking out. nats (people chanting "senate vote not, senate vote no...") senate vote no was the battle cry as a group of demonstrators that would rise to fifty or so marched up and down the sidewalk here outside christine blasey ford's home early thursday. many carried signs thanking ford for her courage in coming forward with her story. christine blasey ford, a professor at nearby palo alto university, has accused u.s. supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh, of sexual misconduct in connection with an alleged assault she claims took place at a party when both were teenagers. supporters called ford a woman of integrity and blasted those who would believe otherwise.kristen podulka/ford supporter "...this is about us getting a message to christine of love
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and support and we know she is getting death threats and hate mail and she needs to know we're here for her..."jamie barnett/ford supporter "...she needsto know that her community is behind her and that we believe her. that's the first thing, the second thing is that we are very frustrated with out senate judiciary committee. these are mostly republicans, older white men and they are not showing an ounce of empathy..." (rob live) asked whether they feel ford should testify about her story, supporters were mixed. some said, yes, absolutely. others echoed ford's call for the f.b.i. to investigate. live n palo alto rob fladeboe kron4news (catherine) a man convicted in federal court in a kidnapping-
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for-ransom case here in the bay area-- will now have the chance to question his victims. as steve large reports-- six new counts are now headed for the courtroom. this is matthew muller's new booking photo from the solano county jail.after pleading guilty to kidnapping in federal court, the solano county d-a is now charging him with 6 new counts... including kidnap for ransom, rape, and false imprisonment.all part of the break-in, and attack on denise huskins and aaron quinn in his vallejo home in 2015. inside this solano courthouse....muller-granted the right to act as his own attorney-and possibly forced to wear shackles in the courtroom-will have the opportunity to question huskins and quinn about the heinous crime he is already convicted of committing against them.dan russo/aaron quinn's attorney: "this is pretty freakish stuff."dan russo is aaron quinn's attorney.he believes muller the harvard educated one-time lawyer- is relishing the opportunity.dan russo/aaron
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quinn's attorney: "this is his golden opportunity to inflict more injury on people but to also draw attention to himself."as his own attorney, muller will also be granted access to prosecutors evidence- including two videos he allegedly recorded showing huskins rapes.russo says huskins and quinn are prepared for the showdown in court.- but it will not be easy.dan russo/aaron quinn's attorney: "i think it's going to be a terrible experience for them. how can it not be a terrible experience for them?"muller is already serving a 40-year sentence in federal court .if convicted on the new charges against him he could be sentence for life. (catherine) that was steve large reporting. the timing of the case couldn't come at a more stressful time for denise huskins and aaron quinn. this preliminary hearing court date is set for tuesday. their wedding is the following saturday. (anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco. (anchor) time now to check on our weather...
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with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soared into the 90s in the hottest valleys today as sunshine and offshore winds brought warm weather all the way to the coast. it will be a beautiful warm evening and skies will stay nice and clear. on the satellite you can see as high pressure moves over the west coast it continues to bring sunshine and warm weather to the end of summer. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and low 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, and 60s at the coast. it will cool on the first day of fall on saturday with a few patches
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by living off the grid. completely. or... just set the washing machine to cold. do your thing. with energy upgrade california. mexican revolution.carlos
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"kookie" gonzalez says: "there was a lot of a literate farmers and the artist took the lead in educating people who couldn't read by using art to inspire people to revolution"by the time he was working on his mural where civil rights activists cesar chavez and dolores huerta are the centerpieces.... the mural movement became closely tied to social struggle. and that tradition is being kept alive by the artists behind this mural entitled women of the resistance....who says their goal is to inspire others . lucia golzalez-ippolito says: "we hope that women or anyone walking by that's like my mother that's like my sister i wanna their strong i see that they are powered."a walk down the same alley shows murals many with messages....from the
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.....and the present....inclu ding this one showing the struggle of long time mission district residents against the gentrafication and displacement....as the tech boom is bringing in new residents....and forcing others to move away.carla wojczuk says: "they're in there like a library on the wall so gives us a lot of knowledge about stuff that isn't necessarily written into the history book it's counter histories it's histories of the neighborhoods"the now trendy neighborhood is drawing tourists who come and snap pictures of the wide variety of vibrant art on the walls. .many paintings reflecting the latino amercian culture.. the face of rock legend carlos santana is featured prominently on a wall off mission street....not far way a homeowner has dedicated the entire exterior of his home to the celebration of latin rock....i wanted to preserve a big piece of mission district history.richard segovia says: "i wanted to make sure that it's stuck around forever because of all the different corporations that is moving in and buying up all the property they can't by my house it's not for sale"it's a public art gallery.....a musuem of the streets.....reflecting both the beauty and the struggle of the neighborhood .. reporting from san francisco im maureen kelly. (catherine) we're celebrating hispanic heritage all week here on kron 4 news.... and on a special
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program that airs this saturday at 11 p-m... we hope you'll join us for that show. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soared into the 90s in the hottest valleys today as sunshine and offshore winds brought warm weather all the way to the coast. it will be a beautiful warm evening and skies will stay nice and clear. on the satellite you can see as high pressure moves over the west coast it continues to bring sunshine and warm weather to the end of summer. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and low 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, and 60s at the coast. it will cool on the first day of
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fall on saturday with a few patches of fog along the coast. hot weather and offshore winds will return on monday and tuesday. (catherine) next on kron4 news at 5... a young girl gets into trouble at school... so her mother takes so her school... trouble at gets into a young girl 5... kron4 news at next on (catherine) (catherine) (catherine) next on kron4 news at 5... a young girl gets into trouble at school... so her mother takes away her cell phone. details on why the mother was then arrested. (catherine) a woman was arrested for stealing, after taking away her daughter's cell phone. prosecutors have dismissed the charges against the woman... but as ken kolker reports... the womanstill has a lot of questions about why it happened.. nats "so you got handcuffs behind your back?" "handcuffed behind my back." it's not only the charges --
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dismissed yesterday just as her trial was starting -- that the mom questions.jodie may, vindicated mom: "i would like answers on why it got so far and how it got this far where this happened within my home, i'm disciplining my child, then i'm being the one handcuffed."arrested, according to records, the day before mother's day, on a misdemeanor theft charge.jodie may, who has remarried, says she was nursing her 4- week old baby
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tragedy in suburban maryland, thursday morning, - as a shooter opened fire at a drugstore distribution centera law enforcement official confirms that three people were shot and killed, two others wounded.the shooter - who sources say is a woman - used a single handgun to carry out the attack.police say they were on the scene within five minutes. sheriff jeffrey gahler, harford county, md: no shots fired by any officers responding to the scene. we do not believe there is an additional threat anywhere to our harford county community. officials are tyring to piece together what drove the shooter to open fire.a source close to the investigation says the suspect was a disgruntled employee. the atf and fbi are assisting in the investigation.sheriff jeffrey gahler, harford county, md: when something like this happens, you can't have enough police and fast enough. we were fortunate that everyone worked and responded so well together, that we were on get as much aid as quickly as possible.the shooting took place in aberdeen, maryland, about 30 miles downtown baltimore.barry glassman, harford county executive : we really reach out to those families that are suffering right now that ones and offer our services as we begin to get them reunified not only with loved ones lost, but workers that have been displaced. i thank all our courageous men have helped us this morning.i'm steve nannes reporting.
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(ryan) this marks the third mass shooting in the country in the span of a day. a shooting at an office complex in middleton, wisconsin left three people injured yesterday. and a gunman injured four people at the "mason-town borough municipal center" in pennsylvania later in the day. police killed the shooters in both incidents yesterday. authorities say today's shooter... shot and killed himself. (ryan) and -- a los angeles charter school was placed on lockdown today due to a nearby shooting. the incident happened around noon near the charter high of the arts, multimedia, and performing school in van nuys. police say the shooting did not take place inside the school. at least two people were injured, and authorities say two suspects
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fled the scene. the victims were identified as a student and an employee of the charter school. it's believed at least part of the incident took place at a restaurant drive-thru across the street from the school. the mayor of oakland has some harsh words for the mayor of cupertino tonight. mayor libby schaaf is accusing cupertino of approving a lot of office space - but not enough housing. kron 4's dan kerman is live in oakland .. and has reaction from both mayors... dan? libby on cupertino 0920186 insertsotoakland mayor libby schaaf is talking about building housing, especially affordable housing and she says numerous bay area cities are not pulling their weight. sotin a series of tweets thursday morning schaaf called out the city of cupertino saying last year the new apple headquarter opened in cupertino with space for 12- thousand employees. meanwhile, the city of cupertino issued permits to build just 27 homes in 2017. sot libby schaaf/ oakland mayor wednesday night the cupertino city council did approve the constructon of nearly 3000 homes in the old vallco mall...and for its part cupertino believe at least
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prior to approving the apple campus their housing was in line with where it should be sot darcy paul/cupertino mayor but schaaf isn't buying it saying the lack of housing production in the bay area, particularly in areas of high job growth, contributes to the region's housing crisis and puts additional pressure on places like #oakland. and she says several other cities will have to take a hard look at their contributionsot147/bart stations
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new at 6... an update on a man who had to be rescued from the water near san francisco's aquatic park this morning. we're told he's
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in critical condition right now at the hospital after suffering traumatic injuries. two others were also rescued from the base of a nearby cliff and taken to the hospital. the victims were in an area they weren't supposed to be in. the fire department issuing a warning to all visitors and residents -- to stay on the trails for your own saftey. é(pam) the system that decides which public schools san francisco students are assigned to .. could undergo a major revamp... if some school board members get their way. kron4's maureen kelly explains what is at stake. currently getting a child into their neighborhood school in san francisco is tricky for many parents....especially if those schools have high rankings. we have a lottery system that has failed families and failed our schools it is complicated, lacking in accountability and transparency and we have heard from thousands of our families that we need end this craziness and move onto a different systemsan francisco school board member and
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supervisor candidate for district 6 and two other board members are pushing a system that would be centered on community based assignments.we need to make sure that families can have predictability and know that they will have access to a school that's in a reasonable distance from them and they can rely on that. and at the same time we need to be smarter and more intentional how we integrate our schools. we should not have schools that aren't have 90% of one race in a city that's as diverse as we are. this is actually a relatively small city, we have diverse neighborhoods we can do this better then we're doing it now the executive director for parents for public schools is still studying the proposal...but she did say that the current system has mixed reviews from parents.. so for some families it works really well and they're really grateful to have the opportunity to have the school choice and to have and to make decisions that are right for their children and their families. for other people they end up navigating the system it could be very complicated, understanding how rank their schools, where to submit the application even getting the application in on time could be a barrierthis resolution to revamp the
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school assignment system will be introduced at tuesday's school board meeting..and voted on sometime in the fall. .but even if it passes....this process is still far from over....there would need to be parent input and analysis to determine how the new system would work. a process that would take at least three years before it's put in place. maureen kelly kron4 news. (ryan) an update on the fire that shut down highway 50 in camino. crews have stopped the forward progress of the "meyers fire" that broke out around 12:30 this afternoon. all lanes of highway 50 have now been reopened near 8 mile road. officials say they've stopped the fire's forward progress at about 12 acres.... however... it is just 30 percent contained. about 30 homes are threatened by the fire... and evacuations are in place. for a list of those evacuations-- go to our website, kron-4 dot com.
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(ryan) an inmate who escaped a conservation work camp in nevada county has been caught. justin tyquiengco(tye-quin-go) was apprehended in san leandro this afternoon at a gas station. he was serving a six year sentence for robbery with a firearm in contra costa county. he walked away from the inmate camp earlier this week. a live look outside right now... as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soared into the 90s in the hottest valleys today as sunshine and offshore winds brought warm weather all the way to the coast. it will be a
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beautiful warm evening and skies will stay nice and clear. on the satellite you can see as high pressure moves over the west coast it continues to bring sunshine and warm weather to the end of summer. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and low 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, and 60s at the coast. it will cool on the first day of fall on saturday with a few patches of fog along the coast. hot weather and offshore winds will return on monday and tuesday. coming up.. the movement to ban plastic straws is picking up steam in california with a major decision by the governor today.
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and next... an airport scare in florida when a young man jumps a fence and boards a jet forcing a lockdown.. late details. this is customizable streaming tv for your family. ...whatever size. it's saving money with flexible channel packs. live tv and the latest shows to stream. and all your streaming apps in one place - even netflix. this is how xfinity makes life. simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet and tv for just $34.99 a month for 12 months and customize by adding flexible channel packs. click, call or visit a store today.
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and i am a certified arborist for pg&e.ughes i oversee the patrolling of trees near power lines
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and roots near pipes and underground infrastructure. at pg&e wherever we work, we work hard to protect the environment. getting the job done safely, so we can keep the lights on for everybody. because i live here i have a deeper connection to the community. and i want to see the community grow and thrive. every year we work with cities and schools to plant trees in our communities. so the environment is there for my kids and future generations. together, we're building a better california. (topvo) new tonight at 6.authorities are investigating a security breach at orlando- melbourne international airport in florida. airport officials say, a student pilot breached security early this morning by jumping a fence. an employee saw him board a commercial jet ...that was
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undergoing maintenance -- and they alerted police. his intentions are not clear just yet .. but police quickly took him into custody.an airport spokeswoman said, the man is 22-years-old ... and is originally from trinidad. authorities say he entered the country through canada. a robot was used to search his car.. the airport was on lockdown for about five hours but it is now reopened. problems persist at the d-m-v... as there was another system outage today. it was the seventh state wide outage in the last year and a half or so. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has more from d-m-v headquarters in sacramento... where she says officials offered few details about what caused today's breakdown. more technical difficulties interrupted service at 70 dmv offices across the state thursday from san francisco to san diego.((shawn landrum- teppish-dmv customer "if they don't open up in another 30 minutes i'm sure i might leave and find something to do workers noticed the problem when offices opened this
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morning... a department spokesperson says a router issue was to blame, but did not elaborate.((assemblymember jim patterson)) "are you serious? almost half of the offices in the state were down because of a router issue?" assembly member jim patterson continues his effort for an audit of the department. thursday's outage was the 30th incident the department has experienced since january of 2017.. this latest technical issue comes two weeks after the department admitted it botched thousands of "motor voter" registrations.although lawmakers are out of session.. some say they're still working to create change in a department that's been battered with technical drama. (patterson)) "we are still sending the dmv the signal that we are on to them. when the people of california catch on, these bureaucracies need to listen, or a lot of people will be without jobs pretty soon." (ryan) that was ashley zavala
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reporting.the d-m-v says the systems were back-up and running at around 11 o'clock this morning the department says it's in the process of a multi-year, incremental upgrade to its dated technology.that upgrade is expected to be complete in five years. (pam) california has become the first state to bar full service restaurants from automatically handing out plastic straws. governor brown signed a bill into law today... it prohibits restaurants from handing out plastic straws... unless a customer asks for one. fast food restaurants are exempt from the new bill. some california cities have already adopted even stricter rules. santa cruz has banned the use of plastic straws in restauarants altogether. and a similar ban goes into effect in san francsico next year. (pam) san francisco based bank ...wells fargo ... is expected to cut as many as 26-thousand-500 jobs over three -years.
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c-e-o tim sloan made the announcement today.he said it is due to changing customer preferences, which includes a rise in online banking. wells fargo has been dealing with a number of significant scandals. regulators slapped large fines on the bank after a wave of scandals over the past two years -- including the creation of millions of fake bank accounts... and forcing clients to buy car insurance they did not need. last quarter, wells fargo reported profit declines - and a rise in expenses.that forced the bank to find ways to cut costs, as it faces soaring legal bills.the bank also announced earlier this year, it plans to shut down 800 additional branches by 2020. new at 6 tonight. in the east bay... a life threatening stand-off between police and a man reportedly armed with a gun, ends without any shots being fired. in fact the person gave-up without a struggle... and police are crediting that, to a new peaceful resolution policy. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story
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(pkg)sotthis all started thursday around 7:25am in the 1400 block of seminary avenue. that is when oakland police received a call regarding a man armed with a rifle. opd officer johnna watson says shortly after arriving on the scene the standoff begansot here is where the story takes a different turn. instead of moving in with weapons drawn oakland police tried a different tacticsot
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peacefully">it is important to note when the man surrendered he was not holding a rifle or a handgun. however he was in possession of something commonly mistaken for one in these situationssotbefore breaking down the perimeter oakland police searched for a rifle. no firearm was found. in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) in solano county... a man convicted in federal court in a kidnapping- for- ransom case -- is now facing six new charges and will have the chance to question his victims. matthew muller has been granted the right to act as his own attorney.. and because of that, he will have the opportunity to question denise huskins and aaron quinn about the kidnaping and rape crimes which involve the two of them. actinatasrney, mu be gr including two videos he allegedly recorded ... showing huskins rapes. dan russo
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is quinn's attorney. he believes muller ... who is a harvard educated, one-time lawyer ... is relishing the opportunity.(pam) russo says, huskins and quinn are prepared for the showdown in court - but acknowledge it will not be easy. muller is already serving a 40-year sentence in federal court. if convicted on the new charges against him... he could be sentenced for life. (ryan) the red flag warnings may be over... but fire danger remains high here in the bay area. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence
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lawrence karnow: temperatures soared into the 90s in the hottest valleys today as sunshine and offshore winds brought warm weather all the way to the coast. it will be a beautiful warm evening and skies will stay nice and clear. on the satellite you can see as high pressure moves over the west coast it continues to bring sunshine and warm weather to the end of summer. highs
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tomorrow will be in the 80s and low 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, and 60s at the coast. it will cool on the first day of fall on saturday with a few patches of fog along the coast. hot weather and offshore winds will return on monday and tuesday.
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coming up... a lot of people think climate change is leading to more intense and dangerous hurricanes.. but we'll hear from one man who is trying to nail down the facts. and next... a mishap eight years ago forced a southern california army vet to be deported... we'll explain how he was able to come back home today.
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in 2017, california had the worst wildfire season on record. scientists say, our weather is becoming more extreme and we all have to be better prepared. that's why pg&e is adopting new and additional safety precautions to help us monitor and respond to dangerous weather. hi, i'm allison bagley, a meteorologist with pg&e's community wildfire safety program. we're working now, to enhance our weather forecasting capabilities, building a network of new weather stations to identify when and where extreme wildfire conditions may occur, so we can respond faster and better. we're installing cutting edge technology to provide real-time mapping and tracking of weather patterns. and we use this information in partnership with first responders and california's emergency response systems. to learn more about the community wildfire safety program and how you can help keep your home and community safe, visit pge.com/wildfiresafety (pam) an army veteran
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is now back home in southern california today.. he was deported to mexico back in 2010 .... for depositing a bad check from his employer. rachel kim explains .. how he was able to come home eight- years later. army veteran fabian rebolledo returned home to u.s. today after a long legal fight. specialist rebolledo was recruited to military as a young man, served in fort bragg.then in 1999 he was deployed to kosovo to work as a peacekeeper.he returned to california, but struggled to put his life back together.he received a check fraud conviction that lead to his deportation to mexico in 2010. his legal advocate said there was nothing that immigration judge could do to allow him to stay in the u.s. because of our country immigration laws at the time.annie lai/ uci law
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immigrant rights clinic: "fortunately after fabian was deported there was a change in the law in california called proposition 47. that was passed in 2014 that allowed his conviction to be changed to a misdemeanor. since his sentence was reduced, we were immigration case give him a second chance, the immigration judge closed his case, in august, and restored his green card stat us allowed him to cross toward to united states. reporter:"were you angry or bitter?"spc. fabian rebolledo/ army veteran:"actually i was angry, mad at myself. i could not deal with my ptsd, and my deportation. i am so happy be back home, now i got to think step by step what am i going to do? doing the right thing i can move forward. i am excited. trying to think too much about it." (pam)(pam) (pam) that was rachel kim
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reporting. rebolledo says, he now wants to work on behalf of other veterans who have been deported. coming up at 6:45 life has changed dramatically for a young california track and field stand - out... but despite paralysis, his dreams have not changed .. his story is still ahead at six. but next..... in the central valley... a man goes to extreme measures in order to get inside a lion's den ... what happened when he came face to face with the big cat.
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(pam) tonight at 6:30. a man is recovering after being bitten by a lion -- at the fresno zoo. zoo officials say, the intruder had to climb over several fences before encountering the lion last night. (pam) police say, drug paraphernalia was found on him .. and they believe he was under the influence at the time.(ryan) fabiola ramirez reports now from fresno on a dangerous situation that could have been, a lot worse. police say they got a call shortly after 11 p.m. wednesday from a security guard at the zoo saying a man had climbed onto zoo property and was bit by a lion on a toe on his left foot through the fence."they were never in with the lions. the injury occurred through the mesh and we don't know whether they were antagonizing the lion or anything - we don't know what that behavior was," the security guard was able to
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help the man get to safety and then called police.when police arrived, the man received medical attention. he told them he climbed over the fence because he was being chased. police say they looked around but did not find a second person.the man was arrested and cited for trespassing he was then taken to the hospital. zookeepers say he wasn't the only one in harm's way."it also puts our team at risk because they have to respond to this. it also puts our animals at risk because if there becomes a event where it's a choice between human life and animal life, we have to make the decision to protect human life." (ryan) that was fabiola ramirez reporting. zoo officials say they will press charges against the man. staff checked on the animals last night-- and they say none of the lions were inured. (pam) time now for a look at tonight's top local stories. here in palo alto friends and
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neighbors of christine blasey ford show their support. about fifty people held a rally outside fords home, carrying signs that thanked ford for her courage in coming forward. the palo alto university professor has accused u.s. supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. in palo alto rob fladeboe kron4news in san francisco there's a proposal to overhaul the current lottery system that places students in public elementary schoolswe need to be able to say based on where you live you can be either certain that there's one school or a set of schools that you're gonna have access to and you can rely on thathis resolution to revamp the school assignment system will be introduced at tuesday's school board meeting..and voted on sometime in the fall. .but even if it passes....this process is still far from over....there would need to be parent input and analysis to determine how the new system would work. a process that would take at least three years before it's put in place. maureen kelly the idea of a toll stems from the treasure island development project to build
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new shops, hotels and over eight thousand homes within the next decade.during peak weekday hours it would cost people from san francisco three dollars and 50 cents and those coming from oakland a dollar 75.and weekends would be signifigantly cheaper.san francisco planners say hope the toll will deter people from driving and instead use public transportation or ride sharing apps. even the live on the have to pay the could be a discount for the money toll would for additional buses to and island. (ryan) new tonight at 6.hurricane florence... and other hurricanes that hit both texas and puerto rico... seem to be more intense now-a-days. with more rain and how slow they're moving... there's more catastrophic flooding. washington correspondent alexandra limon spoke to a noaa scientist who's studying the effects of climate change on hurricanes. dr. jim kossin is a scientists in noaa's weather and climate division - kossin says simple physics tells us why hurricanes seem to be getting worse.dr. jim kossin / noaa scientist"warm air can hold more water vapor and if you have more water vapor than you get more rain"kossins job is to study the relationship
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between climate change and the intensity of hurricanes.he says data backs up the idea that global warming leads to wetter hurricanes. dr. jim kossin / noaa scientist"for instance in the continental united states we can find increases in the extreme rainfall rate"climate change skeptics argue there's a lack of data directly linking climate change to stronger huricanes -- dr. jim kossin / noaa scientistsometimes saying we don't have the data, so we don't know, is often spun into there isn't a trend. actually, most of the data does show very, very strong trends. alexandra limon / washington correspondentdr. kossin and his team also conducted studies into whether a warmer climate might also slow the speed hurricanes travel hurricanes like florence and harvey caused catastrophic flooding because they stalled -- dumping rain in one area for days.his team found the warmer climate seems to make storms more likely to slow and stop.as to the cause of climate change...dr. jim kossin / noaa scientist"the balance of evidence is that yes, this has a human fingerprint on it and that we need to do something about it." as for 'what' should be done - dr. kossin says citizens and lawmakers. in washington alexandra limon.
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(ryan) ocean researchers have been able to double their knowledge of white sharks in just three weeks.(ryan) they're doing this by attaching monitors called, tags, on sharks heading to an area of the ocean called the white shark cafe. the tags were attached to sharks off the coast of central california in the fall and winter when they're feeding. each spring sharks are drawn to an area in the pacific halfway between mexico and hawaii. the research will help scientist understand why these sharks invest the energy to travel all the way out to the cafe area. the tags were programmed to pop-off once the sharks made it to the cafe. the tags then float to the top of the water and put out a radio transmission to be picked-up by the team.
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temperature sensor and a very accurate clock."when we get the tag back we have second by second data and environmental data on what the white sharks do.">(ryan)do.">(ryan) this is sometimes up to five months of shark dive patterns the team of scientists are now analyzing. they also studied numerous fish while in the cafe and found many of them had amazing adaptations to life in the open ocean including light organs all over their body. (ryan) since this research has discovered this area is not a desert region of the ocean... unesco has proposed the area as a potential high seas protected area. as for why sharks go to the white
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shark cafe? the researchers say until they complete their analyses of all the data they have on the satellite tags, they will not know whether the sharks were feeding, mating or doing both during their time in the cafe. still to come.. controversial filmmaker michael moore takes on the state of america's politics today .. in his new documentary 'fahrenheit 11/9".... we'll take you out to the premiere you could save energy
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political documentary... 'fahrenheit 11/9...' opens in theatres this weekend. moore was joined by former white house aide omarosa at the beverly hills premiere of the film... which explores the events leading up to... and since the election of president trump. moore's critique of the current state of american politics is a play on his previous hit... 'fahrenheit 9/11 ... ' which was largely a critique of the presidency of george w. bush. moore says his new film offers solutions on how to get out of the mess he says we're in. the movie
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is playing in select theatres tonight... before opening in wide release tomorrow. in sports... the 49ers and raiders get ready to hit the road.. for week three of the n-f-l season... and the a's bats go crazy at the coliseum... mark has the highlights... coming up ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪
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with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present. at 6. former rap star marion "suge" knight - will spend more than 20- years in jail ... for the 2015 hit-and-run death of terry carter. knight pleaded no contest to voluntary manslaughter on thursday. his trial was expected to start in just four days. in exchange for the plea - knight is expected to be sentenced to 28 -years in state prison. his sentencing will be october 4th. the los angeles times is reporting that ... as part of the plea
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deal - prosecutors agreed to dismiss his other pending criminal matters. (ryan) caught in the crossfire of a gang shooting... shot in the back and paralyzed last christmas. and yet... an 18-year old track and field stand-out from fresno hasn't given-up on his dream of returning to the competition he loves. bailey miller has more. nats playing catch.."18 year old cereaco dixon... plays catch in his front yard with his younger brother and cousin.."nats playing catch.." but playing like this .. sitting in his wheel chair is not the way he is used to.. "nat football game brian pulled file." this is him... playing football for edison high school... but he also played baseball ... and volunteered by keeping at risk youth out of the gang lifestyle in fresno... but his main love.. was track and field.. ceariaco dixon, track star: 200 and 4 by 1 relay first leg, started off the team. he was one of the top sprinters in the state... and earned scholarships from all over.. he accepted an offer to run for the
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prestigious morehouse college in georgia -- sadly .. his running career was taken away-- after he was caught in the cross fire of a gang shooting... at a christmas eve party last year.. on this road in sanger.7:45:30 "i was walking to my car because i was like it is crazy now and then i heard gun shots, i knew i was hit.." dixon was shot in the back and the shoulder... and spent three months in the hospital recovering... he still has no feeling below his chest. 7:46:10 "it was traumatizing it really is." but coming back home.. he was inspired.. with the help from his mom --"nats of rehab video." he works religously on his rehab... slowly but surely... getting stronger.. everyday.. 7:46:43 "i am not going to say im paralyzed im unable right now, im getting there." now all of his trophies and medals filling his family's home.. serving as a reminder of what he says he will be once again. "7:46 :20 "the body is going to get there im coming back and ill keep this smile on my face." (ryan)that was bailey miller reporting.in a couple weeks... dixon and his family will be moving to arizona so he can join a program called "project
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walk" to help him rehabilitate. his family has set up a go-fund-me page to help raise the 15-thousand dollars to cover the costs of his rehab. starting tonight with the a's, who had one of those games again. basically, if major league baseball had a mercy rule, the green and gold would run teams off the field. -this one went beyond getting out of hand. --we pick it up in the 3rd--a's up 2-1... stephen piscotty... deep and true... 3-run homer...for the 2nd straight game. his 26th dinger of the year. 5- run frame for the a's. --in the 4th, more offense. marcus semien....right up the middle... 2-runs come home. once again, the a's batted around... 7-run frame for the a's. oakland up 12-1. --in the 6th, the cal alum...not finished. semien...laces a double to left... 3-runs cross the plate. 6-in the frame...
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--the a's with 21-runs on 22-hits... and they beat the angels by a football score, 21-3. staying in oakland-- so close kaepernick not ruling out a move to the east bay for the quarterback a clip surfaced online this morning of kaepernick's lawyer mark gerragos saying there may be some news next week... regarding kaep's future in the nfl and he went on to hint that the raiders are a possible landing spot. the former 49ers qb hasn't played since the 2016 season... and he's currently in a legal battle with the league..that accuses team owners of colluding to not hire him. ter an arbitrator denied the n-f-l's request to throw out the quarterback's claims. the former 49er's case alleges ... the league owners against hiring him as for the current raiders, the silver and black hoping their first victory of the season comes this sunday in miami. the team's issues so far have been well-documented... failure to close late in games.. and lack of a serious pass rush. but 14-year veteran linebacker derrick johnson has been through some low times before and knows it doesn't help to just sulk over the past.
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heading down to santa clara-- the 49ers...continuing their preparation for the 2-and-0 chiefs. as we've discussed throughout the week, the san francisco defense has a lot of work in front of it... k-c top 10 in total offense... passing yards... and leads the league in points scored. some practice notes to keep an eye on-- richard sherman...did not participate because of a heel injury. however, reuben foster was there... the 2nd-year linebacker on what he's learned during his 2-game suspension.
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49ers kickoff scheduled for 10-am sunday. now that football is underway, it's only a matter of time before the back-to-back world champions return to action. and this is how you know it's official.. the team unveiled its 2017-18 championship banner at their facility in downtown oakland. some warriors are already in the office... get a look at shaun livingston working out today. and the schedule is going to pick up real quick... media is on monday...with training camp opening up tuesday morning. the regular season begins october 16th against the thunder at oracle. finally, tiger woods failed to win a major this year, but he's making a hard charge for the unofficial 5th major. --opening round of the tour championship...the final tourney of the pga season. --eldrick on the 5th...facing a long birdie...and sends it right to the cup. all in all 4- birdies on the day with an eagle on 18...to fire a 65. --puts him in a tie with rickie fowler for the lead going into tomorrow.
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fire whirl... out of british columbia, canada-- firefighter mary schidlowsky said, her crew was battling
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a wildfire last month... when the towering flames and smoke got caught up in a whirlwind. she said, it rose more than 100-feet in the air... and as you can see, it even sucked up their hose. she said, the crew played tug of war with it-- but the hose ended up melting. she said it also threw burning logs at them for 45 - minutes. the fire whirl event is similar to -- but much smaller than -- the 16-thousand foot fire tornado seen near redding, during the carr fire in july. lawrence karnow: temperatures soared into the 90s in the hottest valleys today as sunshine and offshore winds brought warm weather all the way to the coast. it will be a beautiful warm evening and
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skies will stay nice and clear. on the satellite you can see as high pressure moves over the west coast it continues to bring sunshine and warm weather to the end of summer. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and low 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay, and 60s at the coast. it will cool on the first day of fall on saturday with a few patches of fog along the coast. hot weather and offshore winds will return on monday and tuesday. that wraps up kron4 news at
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tears for the jogger. >> the outpouring of grief over a jogger slain a week after her engagement. >> there's a hole in our hearts that will never be replaced. >> and the warning signs every woman must know before they go jogging. >> somebody that's watching you. somebody that's walking towards you. somebody that's maybe intercepting your path. >> then human chain protection. surrounding the home of the supreme court nominee's accuser. and times square terror. >> we've got a car running people over. >> for the first time, the victims of a horrific car attack return to the cross roads of the world.
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