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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  November 23, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PST

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(james ) good morning and thanks for joining us for thanks for morning and good (james ) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im james fletcher. lets start this morning with a check on
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weather. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish
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to the weekend. ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. plaza.bridge toll the bay ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza.
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( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) ( james )
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( james ) the wet and windy conditions came back last night, as rain fell across the bay area. meaning people had to brave the slick roads to get home from their thanksgiving celebrations, they'll have to do the same this morning, when they head out to catch those black friday deals. kron4's alecia reid has more from hayward. the rain started coming down pretty steadily within the last couple hours.drivers we spoke to are staying alert.pkg oh no i dont wanna be in an accidentthe rain is back for the second day in a row.we do try to be cautiousalthough some didn't expect it thanksgiving night.we didn't know it's gonna rainbeing extra cautious is a must. because you dont know who's drinking, not drinking, although they're not supposed to. who's texting.chp is warning drivers to be careful on the wet roadways. i drive slowly when it's rainingi have encountered some unsafe drivers.some behind the wheel say they have to drive defensively because of others. i feel like people are a lot more cautious when it starts to rain here. because i do
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notice if i'm on the freeway and it starts to sprinkle, everyone starts to really slow down and then that's even more dangerousthere are 150- thousand people living in hayward. the city wants to make sure people aren't only safe while getting around, but also when staying dry at home. sand bags are being provided for homes in low lying areas. free sandbags? (yea) we're good standupfor those that need sand bags, the city is providing them on barnes court. limit is 10 per family reporting live from hayward ( james )the race is on for the deals this morning. some stor were open last night to let people get a head start. kron 4's gayle ong went out to the san francisco premium outlets in livermore... where the deals enticed some people away from the dinner table. pkgwith bags full and power walking.. thesshoppers are out walking.. these and power with bags full and power walking.. these shoppers are
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out on a mission momentscores of people flocked over to livermore's premium outlets to get a head start on black friday sales on thanksgiving what did you guys buy? we bought from van hidden, calvin klein, corningware and other storesprobably half an hour, we started at three o clock// some waited in line for hours.. some of the lines pouring outside the stores..like here at tommy hilfigersotwe come out every year, we would like to get some deals for our family and friends. we like getting good deals and have a good time. this shopper came to get a bargain on designer brands like tory burch sot bags, wallets and shoulder bags.was it worth the long line?yes very much!i don't know if it's worth the wait but it's just fun.shoppers even hit the stores before their holiday feast we haven't cooked yet...we will go back home and cook our turkey. ( james ) an investigation is underway after a house fire kills a man in alameda county.
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it is a tragic loss for a family on thanksgiving.. kron4's dan thorn has the latest. a fire tears through a home on thanksgiving day...killing a man and scarring a family.. sot: i just feel horrible for them i don't think anyone should have to go through that. neighbors who did not want to be on camera describe the scene..sot: when i walked into the backyard i automatically smelled smoke or a fire, i knew that there was a fire. crews rushed to the house along the 1400 block of via corella...firefighterers say they put out the flames within 20 minutes but could not get to the man inside... sot: we found that individual in a rear bedroom of the house pulled that individual out confirmed that that person did pass away. the unidentified man has been described as being in his late twenties. 13 others including 8 children living in the house were not injured. but they're now without a place to call home. ( james ) the red cross is
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helping the family who have been displaced. firefighters say the cause is still under investigation. ( james )to butte county now... where rain is helping in the firefight.but it is also creating an even bigger challenge.. for the teams searching for victim remains in the rubble left behind by the wildfire.here is where we stand right now. 84 people have been killed in the state's deadlist wildfire. hundreds are still considered missing. more than 13-thousand homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 153-thousand acres. and is 95 percent contained. however full containment is not expected until next friday. ( james )thousands of people lost their homes in northern california's camp fire.but for one couple, the wildfire marked the third time in as many years they have lost their house to a fire.jerry olenyn reports.
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jerry wilson:"we're going to have to stop meeting like this."i had hoped i would never see jerry and patty wilson again.three years ago, an electrical fire destroyed their paradise house.nine months later, the rental house they were living in while their house was being reconstructed was one of just three that went up in flames during the saddle fire.they lost virtually all of their belongings.patty wilson:"a box that you would hold reams of paper full of pictures." finally, a year ago, the wilsons' house, the one that patty grew up in as a child, was completed.the house of their dreams was back and better than ever.but patty said something ominous at the time.nat sound:patty wilson:"i was just thinking that every day praying that it's not going to happen again."nat sound:"and again it happened a third time. yes."the wilsons' house, the one lost three years ago to an electrical fire before being rebuilt,was one of the more than 13- thousand houses that were destroyed by the camp fire. reporter:"do you have any explanation as to why this happened to you three times in
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three years."jerry wilson:"i think things just happen." patty wilson:"i don't think there's any explanation for it."somehow the couple remains positive.reporter:"you guys are kind of known as the people who get in house fires." patty wilson:"nobody wants us at their house."after all, they say, they and all of their relatives got out alive. not everyone can say that. jerry wilson:"i feel so bad for the people that are worse off than us."patty wilson: "yes."bad news comes in threes. merely a cliche for sure.but don't tell that to patty and jerry wilson. ( james ) more than 13- thousand homes have been destroyed by the camp fire. but as of this morning... likely because of the rainfall.. no additional homes are being threatened. ( james ) thousands of camp fire victims spent thanksgiving away from their homes... ashley zavala explains how surrounding communities tried to provide them with comfort on the holiday.. ((pkg))((az)) several businesses here in chico hosted thousands of camp fire
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victims for thanksgiving dinner. members of this community say they've never had a holiday like this before. ((nats)) boiling hunreds of pounds of potatoes in an old beer kettle...it wasn't a typical turkey day for sierra nevada founder ken grossman... (ken grossman - sierra nevada brewing co.)) "we're glad to be able to help out..thanksgiving is a time when family gets together, i know so many people are displaced we hope to give a little bit of comfort for those folks.:the kettle is another symbol of life disrupted from the camp fire... grossman planned to use it to make beer to celebrate the brewery's anniversary..."when the fires happened and we canceled the event, we figured out we could use it for this."he along with an army of volunteers prepared and served thanksgiving meals for hundreds of fire victims at the brewery. involving 1500 pounds of potatoes... 75 gallons of gravy... a couple thousand pounds of pork.. more than 100 turkeys... and of course, dessert.((nats)) firefighters also helped out
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at the brewery...((mark beveridge - calfire)) "what a great opportunity..to see the people that we're serving not in the light of the tragedy that's basically at our footsteps...so right now, this is my family."in the dining room..displaced family, friends, and neighbors gathered and reflected on the fire"it's been absolutely horrendous, but god's going to get us through this. there is a future in paradise, californiawith all of the help from so many organizations.. .they say this experience has given a whole new definition to the word thankful"it just makes you feel like america is great. just that we're here, and we're together."((az)) fire victims say this event is just one of many acts of kindness they've received since the camp fire first started. tag. (james) here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. john is tracking the rain moving into the area... and the possible impact on black friday shopping.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and
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more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james )
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.
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( james ) it is a holiday
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tradition going back decades. san francisco's 'glide memorial church' hosted its annual thanksgiving feast .... and volunteers came out in droves.. giving up their own holiday time.. to put the meals together. kron4's sara stinson talked to volunteers about why they come out every year . san francisco's glide memorial church hosted its annual thanksgiving feast and volunteers came out in full force to put the meals together. thanksgiving is a very special holiday, and glide goes above and beyond in spreading holiday cheer to everyone.the organization has been serving the homeless community and those in need for 50 years. officers with the san francisco police department also pitched and in chief bill scott spoke with kron4 about glide's impact. scott said the work the church does for the community year- round is gratifying.
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( james ) and many local police and first responders
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also got out yesterday and helped deliver meals to people. kron4's phillipe djegal rode along with them. (philippe)nats- both officers alan katz and dexter tsang are familiar with the good san francisco police do on holidays.officer alan katz/sfpd- "my father was a police officer out here, uh, my dispatch out and, both to be apart of officers thanksgiving seniors who might go officer dexter "my father was a this same 32 years, and uh, took me along for volunteer program as well. so, i wanted to do it. this is my first time doing it since i've been in the department."nats- "hey hows it going mam?" (james) still ahead on the kron four morning news... we'll meet a father and daughter who decided to spend their thanksgiving helping victims of the deadly camp fire.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james) welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... and even though we are still months away from the live-action "detective pikachu" movie, a new animated pokemon adventure is coming to theaters this weekend.rick damigella has a preview... and more in the hollywood minute. (nat bell)"imagine! there might be pokemon we've never
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heard of before somewhere around this place!"gotta catch 'em all! again! fathom events is releasing an english language dub of the latest pokemon animated adventure. "pokemon the movie: the power of us" will be in theaters for a limited run starting saturday.(nat music)music news: mark knopfler hits the road. the former dire straits front man has just released his ninth solo album. "down the road wherever" features more than a dozen new songs, including the single "good on you son." knopfler heads down the concert road next year starting in april, with north american dates beginning in august.(nat music)"there are moments in our lives that seem to define us."here's a sneak peek at the teen romance flick, "after." based on the best-selling young-adult novel by anna todd, "after" follows a college coed played by josephine langford, who falls for a british bad boy, played by hero fiennes-tiffin, who portrayed young tom riddle in "harry potter and the half- blood prince." "after" arrives in theaters april 12th. in hollywood, i'm rick damigella.
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(james) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. (ácommercialá)
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(robin)(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers
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increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) the bay bridge toll ( james ) the bay bridge
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toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) ( james ) ( james ) thousands of people in san jose earned a big pat on the back thursday.. they were in the thick of the competition in the annual 'thanksgiving turkey trot' marathon. and as kron four's rob fladeboe reports .. not only did they have clear
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skies for the turkey trot .. they were helping raise money for a great cause.. "...gobble, gobble, gobble...."nats (race begins) the 14th annual applied materials/silicon valley turkey trot hit the streets here in downtown san jose despite worries about rain and unhealthy air. no one happier about that than the event founder carl guardino.carl guardino/silicon valley leadership guardino/silicon valley leadership group "....14 days of smoke alerts from the fires that have been plaguing our state but today some 21,000 folks will help us hit our ambitious goal of raising $1 million dollars for needy families in the bay area..."pounding the pavement from santa clara street to the finish line at sap pavilion, the 5 k walk and 10 k run, which includes many serious competitors, is mostly about amateur athletes working up an appetite in the name of helping the less fortunate.rib fladeboe/san jose "....the proceeds from the turkey trot go to the health trust, the healthy kids foundation, second harvest food banks serving three counties and the silicon valley housing
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trust..."kathleen king/healthier kids foundation "....we know about 2,000 kids go to school with a toothaches so it's really important work that we do and the turkey trot just help us so much..."from it's humble start in 2005, with 19-hundred trotters, the race is now billed as the largest timed thanksgiving day run in the world and easily the most charitable says guardino.carl guardino "...we have given away 7.8 million dollars in our first 13 years and we hope to give away a million dollars today alone...."that said, the turkey trot is also a unique and festive holiday tradition insan jose with many a participant taking part decked out like, well, like thansgiving dinner. and those clean, clear skies something to be thankful for,among other things. (runners tell what they are thankful for) nats (finish line)in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news
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( james ) and many local police and first responders also got out yesterday and helped deliver meals to people. kron4's phillipe djegal rode along with them. (philippe)nats- both officers alan katz and dexter tsang are familiar with the good san francisco police do on holidays.officer alan katz/sfpd- "my father was a police officer out here, uh, my mother worked at dispatch out here." and, both feel honored to be apart of the group of officers delivering thanksgiving meals to seniors who otherwise might go without one.officer dexter tsang/sfpd- "my father was a police officer with this same department for 32 years, and uh, before i got in, he took me along for this, uh, volunteer program as well. so, i wanted to do it. this is my first time doing it since i've been in the department."nats- "hey hows it going mam?" officers tsang and katz made
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more than a dozen stops in chinatown and north beach. nats- "oh, thank you. thank you." not only giving them a chance to make people happy...nats- "hi, we brought thanksgiving dinner, ok." but also interact with the public they serve -- in a calm and relaxed environment. officer alan katz/sfpd- "theres a lot of people on the street that haven't dealt with the police before, that never even met a police officer before." but now these families know officers do more than just respond to crimes. officer dexter tsang/sfpd- "i think i'm doing my part just by giving back to the community and giving them a meal for thanksgiving." so, for the elderly who couldn't stand in line and eat their meal the lady shaw senior center in chinatown... law enforcement made sure fewer people were left out and still enjoyed a holiday hot meal. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( james )to butte county now... where rain is helping in the firefight.but it is also creating an even bigger challenge.. for the teams searching for victim remains in the rubble left behind by the wildfire.here is
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where we stand right now. 84 people have been killed in the state's deadlist wildfire. hundreds are still considered missing. more than 13-thousand homes have been destroyed. the fire has burned 153-thousand acres. and is 95 percent contained. however full containment is not expected until next friday. ( james ) a colorado man and his young daughter spent thanksgiving driving to california ... they are coming to help victims of the 'camp fire'. james faircloth is driving from denver to chico... he is in the driver's seat of an r-v filled with items to donate to those in need, including the actual r-v. the father of four says, after seeing what was going on in northern california, he knew he had to do something.
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officer or emt that lost their home and has a family and just needs a place to stay temporarily while they try to rebuild and figure out which way is up.">( james ) faircloth set up a go-fund-me campaign last week... for donations to help pay for the r-v. and a california woman is donating a second r-v to a family in need.faircloth says, he and his young daughter expect to arrive early this morning. ( james ) one person is dead and two others injured after a shoooting at an alabama mall this thanksgiving. authorities in hoover alabama --- a suburb of birmingham --- say two people got into a fight at the mall. things then escalted and shots were fired. an 18-year-old was taken to a local hospital but his injuries are not believed to be life threatening. the man who shot the teen attempted to run away... and was shot and killed by police.
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and going crazy, just getting away from it and then cops ran by us with their guns drawn in that direction, so....." reporter question"what were police doing? what were they telling you guys?""nobody was telling us anything, i mean it was so fast. i was so close to it, i'm not hanging around waiting for someone to tell me what to do.">( james ) a 12-year-old girl was also shot and taken to the hospital. no word on who shot her.the scene at the mall is now secure. ( james ) and in indiana... police were called to the scene of a shooting thanksgiving night.police in fort wayne say there were five victims in total... three of which were declared dead at the scene.there is no word on a possible motive for the shooting.no information has been released about the suspect at this point either. the identities of victims will not be released until their families have been notified.
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located four victims inside a residence suffering from apparent gunshot wounds. in addition we located another victim outside of the residence who was suffering from an apparent gunshot wound. three of those victims were pronounced deceased at the scene, two of them transported to a local hospital in critical condition.">( james ) police are still invesitigating and are asking the public there in fort wayne to come forward with information to help them determine a motive for the deadly (james) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... the holiday shopping season has just gotten started but experts are already expecting strong sales... we'll take a look at why, after the breka. ( james ) this should be a
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very happy holiday season for retails. americans have already been busy shopping.....and there's more than a month before santa fires up the sleigh. john lorinc reports. the shopping season is
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underway.....and consumers are spending.sheryl pratt/shopper "we're getting the kids presents, we're getting family presents, we're getting presents that most people couldn't afford unless they were 2, 4, 600 dollars off." retail sales are expected to rise four-point-eight percent between now and the end of the year, according to a forecast from i-b-m.that's up from last year when the the growth was four-point-two percent.grace moon/shopper"i wanted to pick up a pecan pie like the 50 cent pecan pie. i ended up spending like $150."digital sales were strong this month, according to adobe analytics ....they've increased nearly 17-percent compared to last november.scott silverman/national retail federation"you have two types of free shipping, with conditions, where there's usually a minimum order size, say 50, 75 dollars, and then there's free shipping with no conditions."but some people still like to shop the old- fashioned way.....by actually going inside stores.and retailers are doing whatever they can to entice consumers. i-b-m predicts appliances, clothes and jewelry will be the most popular items this season.marina ramirez/spokesw oman, sawgrass mills/colony outlets"customers can expect to see some really amazing deals here, we've got stores that are 50, 60, 70 percent off. so come ready, come excited and come ready to shop."i'm john lorinc reporting.
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(robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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welcome back. (robin) welcome back. checkinin on your morning forecast. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers
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increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.
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weekend. a dry finish to the tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.
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( james ) ( james ) we're happy for
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the rain, but up until this week it had been a mostly dry year. but there's hope that a developing "el nino" might continue to bring us more rain. but just because it's an el nino, doesn't ánecessarily mean we will see lots of rain. kron4's chief meteorologist lawrence karnow explains. (track 1: 1st take) (video of hot, dry weather and natsounds of wildfires) it was a summer of scorching temperatures and some of the largest fires in california history. for 7 of the last 10 years, california has suffered through a severe drought. in fact, from 2011 to 2014, we've had the driest period since records began in the 1800s. (track 2: 1st take) (videos of dry brush and fires) it's no surprise that parched land covered with dead trees and brush have provided plenty of fuel for wildfires to sweep across the state. (natsound of fires)(track 3:
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2nd take) (el nino globe graphic) and with an el nino forecast to develop this fall and winter, hopes are high for a lot of rain.(natsound of rain)(track 4: 1st take) (el nino animation graphic) el nino is a warming of the equatorial waters in the central and eastern pacific. it can change weather patterns all across the globe.(track 5: 1st take) (natsound of flooding) when we think of an el nino, flooding rain and mudslides often come to mind.(video of floods & mudslides)(track 6: 1st take) but not every el nino is the same, and they don't always bring a lot of rain.(bite - 7:10)(brian garcia, warning coordination meteorologist nws) (not all el nino's are created equal. 2015 - 2016 was a strong el nino but is was classified as a dud because we were hoping it would be a drought buster for us)(7:20) (track 7: 1st take) (imgó0298.jpg)(please burn a courtesy for noaa into the graphic)the waters at the equator have started to warm, and this year's forecast is for a weak or moderate el nino. so what does that mean for the bay area and the state? (bite - 6:15)(brian garcia)(in weak el nino years we typically see much more normal rainfall for the overall water year but we can get periods of heavy rain in any year. i don't think we've seen a strong rain year come out of a weak el nino) (6:32)(cover some of this bite with video) (track 8: 2nd take) (video of rain, then seasonal outlook graphic) computer models are now forecasting a 70 to 75% chance of el nino conditions this winter.(video of rain) (track 9: 1st take) (video of dry brown hills and reservoirs) but how much rain we see here and across the state is still unknown. (track 10: 1st take) (videos of light rain in puddles) a look at
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past 'weak to moderate' el nino events give us a little clue. the average of the last 25 weak el ninos brings slightly below normal rain for the state. (track 11: 1st take)(video of heavy rain) while the average of the last 25 moderate el ninos bring a little above normal rainfall.(natsound of heavy rain)(bite - 17:55)(heather phillips, vine hill ranch) i think we all like to see the wet weather within reason but yes i think we're ready to get a few wet ones now)(18:07) supply in the bay area isn't keeping up with demand. for several years now -- it's been a sellers market. but as the economy has stabilized and in many cases, excelled... people are still looking into buying homes.
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kron four's philippe djegal spoke with housing industry experts with a look at mortgages... and, whether or not buying a affordable. contrary to popular belief...jason moon/real estate agents- "millenials are definitely buying homes." the american dream of owning a home is not dead...chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "it's alive, but we're having to get a little more creative in keeping it alive." the path to ownership just involves a few more hoops than it did just a decade ago... when borrowers who couldn't afford their loans were easily getting pre-approved before their homes lost tremendous value and were forced into foreclosure...kristine marr/senior loan officer- "consumers are afraid, um, a bit of the mortgage process -- it's shrouded in mystery and it shouldn't be." in san francisco, where zillow says the median listing price for a home is more than 1.25 million dollars... there -- you might be priced out no matter what you make... but in the east bay -- let's say in concord...jason moon/real estate agent- "it's a spacious, two-bedroom two-bath house." real estate agent jason moon says depending on your level of income, your credit history and amount of cash available to cover the downpayment and closing costs... this 640-thousand
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dollar home could be yours. jason moon/real estate agent- "you want to know if they're buying a home with cash or with a loan. and, most of the time it is with a loan, um, regardless of what some people may say out there." moon partners with senior loan officers like kristine (chris- teen) marr with summit funding in walnut creek... to determine if the consumer qualifies for a mortgage.. and, if so, which type. marr says most people are still signing traditional 30- year-fixed rate mortgages... but that adjustable rate mortgages may fall more in line with the borrower's needs, especially here in the bay area... if the home buyer intends to move out within three to seven years. kristine marr/senior loan officer- "say two young professionals, straight out of school. i can qualify them straight out of school to buy a home, and i'll show them the options. i'll show them this is a 30-year fixed mortgage, but since you're buying a small home or a condo, you might want to look at a side by side comparison with a seven-one arm. it will be fixed for seven years. so, if you sell anytime before seven years, it will never adjust on you because you'll sell the home, the mortgage is gone -- paid off. and, you move to your next home." marr says the myth of needing 20-percent cash down to secure a mortgage and a home is just that -- a myth.kristine marr/senior loan officer- "you can go with three-percent down, or three- and-a-half percent down, or anything above that." you could also possibly qualify for downpayment assistance in
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the form of credit that can also be applied to closing costs. philippe djegal, kron four news. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. (ácommercialá)
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( james ) we are now
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getting the first look at the new trailer for the live action lion king. check out this clip.... ( james ) king"> ( james ) the star studded cast of the beloved 1994 original animated film
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includes james earl jones as mufasa... reprising his role from the original...donald glover as simba, beyonce as nala, and bill eichner and seth rogen as timon and pumbaa. the live action lion king movie..comes out summer of 2019.. ( james ) still to come on the kron4 morning news, we will have live reports from across the bay area on black friday shopping and what impact the weather may have. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james )
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and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today
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will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.
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( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge.
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( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( darya ) happening today... shoppers will be out trying to grab those black friday deals. ( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in livermore at the premium outlets where they opened early for shoppers. sara?
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( james ) thanks ( james ) ( james ) thanks sara. thanks sara.
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( darya ) in the east bay... oakland police have released the name of the person they arrested in connection to a construction fire. police say they've connected dustin bellinger to the october 23rd fire on the 32-hundred block of peralta street. the 45-year old part-time construction worker faces one felony count of maliciously damaging or destroying a building by means of fire or an explosive. this is video from a separate fire on the same morning... where a 126- unit building
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under construction was also destroyed. bellinger has not been named as a suspect in that fire. he is being held without bail in the santa rita jail. ( darya ) crews in alameda county are investigating a house fire that killed one person. it happened in the 14-hundred block of via corella in san lorenzo. crews say they were able to put out the fire in 20 minutes but could not get to the man inside the home. 13 others including 8-children living in the house were not injured... but the house is a total loss. the red cross is now helping the family. ( james ) to butte county now where the rain is helping in the fire fight.. but it's creating a challenge for the team searching for the missing. containment has gone up to 95-percent this morning. but officials have raised the death toll to 84. hundreds of people are still considered missing. more than 13-thousands homes have been destroyed. the camp fire has burned more than 153-
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thousand acres.. but it has not grown any bigger. ( james ) thousands of camp fire victims spent thanksgiving away from their homes. ashley zavala explains how surrounding communities tried to provide them with comfort on the holiday. ((pkg))((az)) several businesses here in chico hosted thousands of camp fire victims for thanksgiving dinner. members of this community say they've never had a holiday like this before. ((nats)) boiling hunreds of pounds of potatoes in an old beer kettle...it wasn't a typical turkey day for sierra nevada founder ken grossman... (ken grossman - sierra nevada brewing co.)) "we're glad to be able to help out..thanksgiving is a time when family gets together, i know so many people are displaced we hope to give a little bit of comfort for those folks.:the kettle is another symbol of life disrupted from the camp fire... grossman planned to use it to make beer to celebrate the brewery's anniversary..."when the fires
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happened and we canceled the event, we figured out we could use it for this."he along with an army of volunteers prepared and served thanksgiving meals for hundreds of fire victims at the brewery. involving 1500 pounds of potatoes... 75 gallons of gravy... a couple thousand pounds of pork.. more than 100 turkeys... and of course, dessert.((nats)) firefighters also helped out at the brewery...((mark beveridge - calfire)) "what a great opportunity..to see the people that we're serving not in the light of the tragedy that's basically at our footsteps...so right now, this is my family."in the dining room..displaced family, friends, and neighbors gathered and reflected on the fire"it's been absolutely horrendous, but god's going to get us through this. there is a future in paradise, californiawith all of the help from so many organizations.. .they say this experience has given a whole new definition to the word thankful"it just makes you feel like america is great. just that we're here, and we're together."((az)) fire victims say this event is just one of many acts of kindness they've received since the camp fire first started. tag.tag.
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( darya ) back here in the bay area... we rode along with san francsico police officers who spent thanksgiving delivering meals to the elderly. officer alan katz and dexter tsang made more than a dozen stops in chinatown and north beach for the elederly who might not be able to make it to the lady shaw senior center. both officers say they feel honored to be apart of the group of officers who delivered meals to seniors who otherwise might go without. ( darya ) both both officers say its
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also a good time to interact with the public in a calm and relaxed environment because a lot of the families haven't dealt with police before so they got a chance to see the officer do more than respond to crimes. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... for a lot of people getting out of a lease and jumping into a mortgage is a big decision... but is it for everyone? we talk to experts. ( james ) and after the break... a winter storm warning is in effect for the sierra... as a secodn storm pounds the mountians bring fresh powder but dangerous fresh powder but dangerous road conditions. thisdon't miss outss, on incredible savings on thousands of gifts. oh yeah! most stores open friday at seven a.m. with extended hours saturday and sunday. get your yes for less.
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system is hitting lake tahoe where nearly a foot of snow fell overnight. that first storm forced heavenly mountain in south lake mountain in south lake tahoe to close because of increasing
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winds and limited visibility. but they plan to open today. about 11 inches of snow was reported at kirkwood mountain. and seven inches at northstar. a winter weather advisory remains in effect for lake tahoe above 7-thousand feet through 10- a-m this morning. ( james ) ( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. after our thanksgiving break
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from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( darya ) buying a house and
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signing a mortgage is a big decision.( james ) this
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morning kron four's philippe djegal speaks with housing industry experts with a look at mortgages... and, whether or not you should look into owning a home. to rent or to own? a stressful juxtaposition potential loan borrowers are faced with when they reach out to mortgage brokers like todd flavio.todd flavio/mortgage broker- "no, owning is not right for everybody."nats/todd flavio- 'this is his first home -- that's exciting." flavio is the branch manager of supreme lending in walnut creek.todd flavio/mortgage broker- "for most people this is the most important purchase of their life." and, before signing off on a 15 to possibly 40-year commitment... todd flavio/mortgage broker- "there are options out there for people to buy a home with no money down, and in some cases, get a credit for closing costs." flavio says it's important that borrowers crunch the numbers with a professional to determine if taking on a mortgage is the right way to go.todd flavio/mortgage broker- "it doesn't matter if you're on the west coast or the east coast, or somewhere in between, there are a lot of challenges for homeowners, because of the strength of the economy and appreciation, and
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it is, it is tough for first-time home buyers, especially right now, to purchase a home, but the numbers continue to show that there is, uh, quite a demand for home ownership and home buyers." mortgage consultant chris hudson with c-2 financial in walnut creek says in recent months... the housing market has shifted in the buyer's favor. bidding wars are not a thing of the past...chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "sellers are lowering prices, um, maybe 30, 40-thousand dollars below where they want, in order to create a buying frenzy to then bid the price back up to what they originally had in mind in terms of, of a sales price." but when applying for a mortgage -- you're not necessarily competing with the other people fighting for the home. it's more about your financial profile and whether or not you're someone for whom he can approve the loan.chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "the underwriting guidelines and the regulations have been tightened up so much that the buyers that are coming into the market now are a better quality buyer. um, there's a lot more scrutiny, almost too much scrutiny, even for well-qualified people."
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one commonality among the mortgage experts we've spoken with is stressing the importance of planning ahead. think long-term. start working on your move a year or so out. save money and keep a close eye on market trends. depending on your downpayment combined with a manageable interest rate on your loan and factoring the taxes homeowners are eligible to write-off... your monthly mortgage payment could be more affordable than locking into a lease -- which means less liability... but also -- no equity. philippe djegal, kron four news. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news we talk to housing experts on mortages and the options available for the senior population. ( james ) in national news... a shooting on black friday has led to the largest and busiest
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malls in the state to be closed on one of the biggest shopping days of the year the gunman is dead and two others injured in that shooting. police in hoover alabama... a suburb of birmingham... say two people got into a fight at the mall. things then escalted and shots were fired. an 18-year-old was taken to the hospital... reportedly in serious condition. the man who shot the teen attempted to run away.. but was shot and killed by police. because the shooting happened during black friday shopping... hundreds of people were at the mall.
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escaped through the escape route doors somewhere out here.">( james ) a 12-year- old girl was also shot and taken to the hosptial... at last check she was in surgery.. and they don't believe her injuries are life- threatening. police say the mall will ánot re-open today for black friday shopping. ( darya ) ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the troops overseas sending home thanksgiving messages as president trump makes a phone call to thank them for their service.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) after our thanksgiving break
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from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) tens of thousands of members of the military are spending thanksgiving away from home. and as a way to thank them, president donald trump making a public phone call with members of the five branches of the military serving overseas. the call also included a number of operational issues including asking them about their missions. then mister trump got political, talking about security at the us-mexico border as the caravan of migrants approaches. an estimated that eight to ten thousand people are headed toward the u-s. more than 16-thousand border patrol agents and nearly six-
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thousand active duty troops will be deployed. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... how one business opened their doors to give camp fire survivors a place to call home for thanksgiving. ( sanaz ) and i'm live in walnit creek where the rain could be impacting those out black friday shopping. (ácommercialá) ( darya ) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple
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of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) the bay bridge
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toll the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james )( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( darya ) ( darya ) happening today... shoppers are out and about for black friday shopping. ( james ) but is the rain impacting anyone's shopping? kron 4's sanaz tahernia is live in walnut creek with the latest. sanaz?
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( james ) thanks sanaz. thanks ( james ) ( james ) thanks sanaz.
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( darya ) thousands of camp fire survivors spending their thanksgiving at the sierra nevada brewery in chico.( james ) a lot of them say theyúre just grateful to have a space where they can talk with their friends and neighbors.'
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reporter doug johnson has the story. nats trish talking'my goodness, it was over the moon it was so wonderful.''oh iúm glad.'when you lose everything... itús easy to have little to be thankful for. trish davy, camp fire survivor 'we lost everything but our dog, and our two cars, our passports and our lives.'but trish davy tells us thatús ánot how she feels.trish davy, camp fire survivor'we are so thankful. we are so thankful.' 'a lot of people might hear that and say why?''well you know, we have our lives.'lives she and her husband bob say they were maybe ten minutes away from losing... as the camp fire burned around their paradise home.these pictures show the before and after of the house davyús grandparents owned since the 1960s.the section of feather river hospital, where she worked as a chaplin... also gone.nats trish talking'she said i ran for my life. haha.'today husband wife, and dog lollypop came to the sierra nevada brewery... nats brewery employee talking'this is our general buffet area. weúve got 3 lines set up.'where free
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meals are being served to camp fire evacuees.trish davy, camp fire survivor'and theyúre just ready to take care of you here.'in the wake of the camp fire tragedy, the brewery says it decided to scrap plans for a celebration beer... and instead used some of its beer making equipment to make this thanksgiving meal.john warmerdam, sierra nevada brewery facility manager'we cut the top of the kettle off so we can literally drop a basket in the top of the kettle to boil potatoes.'with so many other camp fire survivors here, davy says itús good to again be with a community... which she says doesnút need buildings or material goods.trish davy, camp fire survivor'you find out when youúre in this situation theyúre things. you find out whatús important to you.'to her, itús important to say thanks for the overwhelming show of support. trish davy, camp fire survivor 'there arenút words for this. there really arenút ásobsá words for this.' ( james ) that was doug johnson that was ( james ) ( james ) that was doug johnson reporting. in the town of paradise there is still an evacuation order in
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effect... and people still not allowed back in. though a lot of the camp fire survivors say they would like to get back up to see their even if thereús just so the process can begin. ( darya ) a colorado man and his young daughter spent their thanksgiving driving to california... to help victims of the camp fire. james faircloth is driving from denver to chico in an r-v. which is filled with items to donate to those in need, including the actual r-v. the father of four says after seeing what was going on in northern california, he knew he had to do something. ( darya ) faircloth set up a go- fund-me campaign last week... for donations to help pay for the r-v. a california woman is donating a second r-v to a family in need.
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faircloth says he and his young daughter expect to arrive early this morning. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... we head to napa valley to continue our coverage of the el nino and how the residents are no stranger to flood waters.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( darya ) animals of the
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san francisco zoo were treated to a speical-thanksgiving- themed fast food feast yesterday. ( james ) animals feasted on their favorite vegetables with squash and rice with cranberry- filled pumpkins. bears and tigers were given whole raw turkeys. while the snow leopards got turkey wings and legs with a mountain of snow. ( darya ) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. we'll be right back with another look at weather.
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roads before you head out the
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door.. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more after our thanksgiving break
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from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet
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skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( darya ) earlier we brought you a
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story about the el nino conditions shaping up in the pacific... and what that means for the year ahead. ( james ) now we are joined by meterologist john sharable as he takes another look, this time along the napa river, where devastating flooding in years past prompted officials to invest in major flood control measures. ( john ) i'll explain why el nino doesn't necessarily guarantee flooding, let alone rainy conditions. to visitors, napa valley is known for it's pristine vinenyards... but locals also know napa for it's frequent flooding and wildfires, both of which can pose problems during an el nino season. pkg: ljamie hooker/ hillside christian church: "it was
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really scary but also really great to see the community conditions. alone rainy flooding, let guarantee necessarily guarantee flooding, let alone rainy conditions. to visitors, napa valley is known for it's pristine vinenyards... but locals also know napa for it's frequent flooding and wildfires, both of which can pose problems during an el nino season. pkg: ljamie hooker/ hillside christian church: "it was really scary but also really great to see the community coming around our church and coming around everyone as we were experiencing this crazy devastation." jamie hooker attends and works at hillside community church. last year, she could she see the glow of the tubbs fire just over this hillside. this after a heavy rainy season when the church had to install new drainage because of flooding... all in the same year. jamie hooker/ hillside christian church: "we see floods down at the front of the church, we see fires back behind the church, so where we're positioned is really a place where we get to see all of that."flooding and fire. two things residents in the north bay have had to become accustomed to. and in an el nino year, these two weather events combined pose the potential of debris flows from burn scars that can clog water-ways during flooding events.phil miller/ napa county flood control: "it's
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anticipated that with climate change and with these fires what used to be called a 100 year storm can now be called a 10 year storm and the statistics will need to be changed."the napa is no stranger to high water. phil miller/ napa county flood control: "there were over 22 recorded floods in the history of napa."just over 10 years ago the city completed this, a massive series of walls, gates and channels to help direct flood waters through and out of the downtown core. "at first glance it may just look like any other city park, but when the napa river rises high enough this actually becomes the bottom of the channel and these gates right here will close, helping to protect the city from the rising waters." amelia humphreys/ napa resident: "we saw pretty much this river here go all the way under the bridge there and cover the garbage cans that are over there, all those cars that are over there would be under water as well." napa county flood control: "we just had crowds of people out here, kids on the shoulders of their dads watching the water go by, and we were downhere in our yellow storm gear and people were yelling out to 111us, this is what the government is supposed to be doing! this works great!"but since completion these gates have only been drawn a single time... and it wasn't during an el nino winter .. but the following year... which despite being very rainy was actually a la nina when the ocean waters near us are actually cooler. phil miller/ napa county flood control: "on
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a very strong el nino year we do tend to get additional precipitation in northern california which happened in the winter of 2016, whereas in the winter of 2017, where we had a record year, that was actually a la nina year where it's pretty much a crap-shoot as to what your going to get." what's the lesson here? el nino conditions often do coincide with flooding conditions. but in a changing climate, scenes like those from the historic 1997 el nino may become more common, el nino or not.heather phillips/ local grape grower: "i think that we've seen hits or misses with el nino, it hasn't been really that consistent so i think we're wondering what it could bring this year, there's nothing on the horizon." for this deeply agricultural valley, grape growers such as heather phillips say they are thankful for the rain an el nino can bring...but climate change could alter the characteristics of an el nino potentially ( darya )( james )( john ) ( darya ) coming up at 6 o'clock. toss out those turkey leftovers ... dungeness crab season now takes the spotlight in the bay area. we'll
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show you more in the next hour. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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( james ) the thanksgiving holiday means kids are out of school, families are together... and movie studios are eager to lure those people into theaters.( darya ) a lot of big movies opened this week for the long holiday weekend -- here's david daniel with details. "all we got to do is find the part to fix your game. everything goes back to the way it was.""but where are we going to find that?""the inernet!""what?!""wreck-it
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ralph" is back to wreak havoc on the thanksgiving weekend box office, with "ralph breaks the internet." the animated sequel finds "ralph" and "vanellope" leaving the arcade for the big, scary internet. reviews are strong, and analysts expect it to make 67-to-75 million dollars or more between wednesday and sunday."viktor drago, son of ivan drago, who infamously killed apollo creed, appeared today to issue a challenge to adonis creed."another sequel getting good reviews is "creed two." michael-b jordan, tessa thompson, and sylvester stallone return for round two of the "rocky" spinoff series. box office watchers expect the boxing pic will answer the bell with 45-million dollars or more."he stole from the rich and gave to the poor." "robin hood" rides into theaters, with taron egerton (edge-er-ton) and jamie foxx leading the latest version of the fairy tale, which was originally scheduled to debut this past march. it's looking at a five-day weekend worth up to 15-million dollars."do you forsee any issues in working for a black man?""you in the
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deep south? there's going to be problems."finally, the oscar contender "green book" expands from limited to moderate release. viggo mortensen and mahershala ali star in the comedic drama inspired by an unlikely but real friendship, which could drive off with eight-million dollars this holiday weekend. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... we will have live reports from across the bay area on black friday on black friday shopping and what impact the weather may have.may have.
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i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime
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highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the bay bridge
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toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge
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( darya ) ( darya ) ( darya ) happening
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today... shoppers will be out trying to grab those black friday deals. ( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in livermore at the premium outlets where they opened early for shoppers. sara? ( james ) thanks sara.
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( darya ) ( darya ) in the east ( darya ) ( darya ) in the east bay...
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oakland police have released the name of the person they arrested in connection to a construction fire. police say they've connected dustin bellinger to the october 23rd fire on the 32-hundred 23rd fire on the october bellinger to the october 23rd fire on the 32-hundred block of peralta street. the 45-year old part-time construction worker faces one felony count of maliciously damaging or destroying a building by means of fire or an explosive. this is video from a separate fire on the same morning... where a 126- unit building under construction was also bellinger has not been suspect in that he is being held without bail in the santa rita jail. ( darya ) crews in alameda county are investigating a house fire that killed one
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person. it happened in the 14-hundred block of via corella in san lorenzo. crews say they were able to put out the fire in 20 minutes but could not get to the man inside the home. 13 others including 8-children living in the house were not injured... but the house is a total loss. the red cross is now helping the family. ( james ) to butte county now where the rain is helping in the fire fight.. but creating an even bigger challenge for the team searching for the missing. containment has gone up to 95-percent this morning. but officials have raised the death toll to 84. hundreds of people are still considered missing. more than 13-thousands homes have been destroyed. the camp fire has burned more than 153- thousand acres.. but it has
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not grown any bigger. ( james ) thousands of camp fire victims spent thanksgiving away from their homes. ashley zavala explains how surrounding communities tried to provide them with comfort on the holiday. ((az)) several businesses here in chico hosted thousands of camp fire victims for thanksgiving dinner. members of this community say they've never had a holiday like this before.((nats)) boiling hunreds of pounds of potatoes in an old beer kettle...it wasn't a typical turkey day for sierra nevada founder ken grossman...(ken grossman - sierra nevada brewing co.)) "we're glad to be able to help out..thanksgiving is a time when family gets together, i know so many people are displaced we hope to give a little bit of comfort for those folks.:the kettle is another symbol of life disrupted from the camp fire... grossman planned to use it to make beer to celebrate the brewery's anniversary..."when the fires
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happened and we canceled the event, we figured out we could use it for this."he along with an army of volunteers prepared and served thanksgiving meals for hundreds of fire victims at the brewery. involving 1500 pounds of potatoes... 75 gallons of gravy... a couple thousand pounds of pork.. more than 100 turkeys... and of course, dessert.((nats)) firefighters also helped out at the brewery...((mark beveridge - calfire)) "what a great opportunity..to see the people that we're serving not in the light of the tragedy that's basically at our footsteps...so right now, this is my family."in the dining room..displaced family, friends, and neighbors gathered and reflected on the fire"it's been absolutely horrendous, but god's going to get us through this. there is a future in paradise, californiawith all of the help from so many organizations.. .they say this experience has given a whole new definition to the word thankful"it just makes you feel like america is great. just that we're here, and we're together."((az)) fire victims say this event is just one of many acts of kindness they've received since the camp fire first started. tag. ( darya ) ( darya ) still ahead ...
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still ahead ... owning a home in retirement can be complicated. we'll breakdown a special type of loan for senior homeowners. ( darya ) and after the break... a winter storm warning is in effect for the sierra... as a secodn storm pounds the mountians bring fresh powder but dangerous conditions. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. another storm system is
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hitting lake tahoe where nearly a foot of snow fell overnight. that first storm forced heavenly mountain in south lake tahoe to close because of increasing winds and limited visibility. but they plan to open today. about 11 inches of snow was reported at kirkwood mountain. and seven inches at northstar. a winter weather adviry remains in effect for lake tahoe above 7-thousand feet through 10- a-m this morning. (darya)(james)( john )
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased la night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish
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to the weekend. owning a home in
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retirement can be difficult if not all goes according to plan. kron four's philippe djegal speaks with housing experts with a look at mortgages ... and, the options available for the senior population. complex and often too
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difficult for many of us to understand...chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "i think anything can be risky if not well-understood." the federal government's consumer financial protection bureau recommends considerable consultation with a financial expert before jumping into a reverse mortgagechris hudson/mortgage consultant- "i try to facilitate an experience opposite of a surprise birthday party." walnut creek mortgage consultant chris hudson, with c-2 financial says this type of loan is only available to the older population.chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "a reverse mortgage is just that -- it's when we're now monetizing equity in our home, either in a lump sum or on a, on a monthly basis, if you will. you can kind of think of it like an annuity." this form of a loan is tailored for people 62-years-old and older -- looking to buy a home or already have a home and need another stream of income.chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "it's just like what it says, instead of me paying the bank, the bank is paying me, um, out on an ongoing basis." the interest rate on a reverse mortgage fluxuates based on the market and can sometimes be much higher than a traditional mortgage.
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interest that also compounds over the term of the loan, eventually leading some borrowers to see the loan exceed the actual value of the home.chris hudson/mortgage consultant- "they've come to a point in their lives where they're not retired, but they don't necessarily have enough income coming in to kind of help all their basic monthly expenses on a monthly basis." the federal trade commission says borrowers can not escape paying homeowner's insurance or property taxes with a reverse mortgage... though the money the borrower receives is typically tax-free. this continues until the borrower sells the home, ( james ) in national news... officials have reopened an alamaba mall for black friday shopping. ... after a shooting that injured two people.the gunman is dead. police in hoover alabama... a suburb of birmingham... say two people got into a fight at the mall last night. things then escalted and shots were fired. an 18-year-old was taken to the hospital... reportedly in serious condition. the man who shot the teen
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attempted to run away.. but was shot and killed by police. because the shooting happened during black friday shopping... hundreds of people were at the mall. ( james ) a 12-year- old girl was also shot and taken to the hosptial... at last check she was in surgery.. and they don't believe her injuries are life- threatening. ( james ) thousands of people in san jose earned a big pat on the back as they were in the thick of the
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competition... in the annual 'thanksgiving turkey trot' marathon.( darya ) and as kron four's rob fladeboe reports... not only did they have clear skies for the turkey trot... they were helping raise money for a great cause. "...gobble, gobble, gobble...."nats (race begins) the 14th annual applied materials/silicon valley turkey trot hit the streets here in downtown san jose despite worries about rain and unhealthy air. no one happier about that than the event founder carl guardino.carl guardino/silicon valley leadership group "....14 days of smoke alerts from the fires that have been plaguing our state but today some 21,000 folks will help us hit our ambitious goal of raising $1 million dollars for needy families in the bay area..." pounding the pavement from santa clara street to the finish line at sap pavilion, the 5 k walk and 10 k run, which includes many serious competitors, is mostly about amateur athletes working up an
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appetite in the name of helping the less fortunate.rib fladeboe/san jose "....the proceeds from the turkey trot go to the health trust, the healthy kids foundation, second harvest food banks serving three counties and the silicon valley housing trust..."kathleen king/healthier kids foundation "....we know about 2,000 kids go to school with a toothaches so it's really important work that we do and the turkey trot just help us so much..."from it's humble start in 2005, with 19- hundred trotters, the race is now billed as the largest timed thanksgiving day run the world and easily the most charitable says guardino.carl guardino "...we have given away 7.8 million dollars in our first 13 years and we hope to give away a million dollars today alone...."that said, the turkey trot is also a unique and festive holiday tradition insan jose with many a participant taking part decked out like, well, like thansgiving dinner. and those clean, clear skies something
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to be thankful for,among other things. (runners tell what they are thankful for) nats (finish line)in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news ( darya ) coming up ...the match between tiger and phil is happening today.we'll give you a preview of the golf match that has 9 million dollars on the line. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) happening today ... a head-to-head golf match between tiger woods and phil
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mickleson. 9 million dollars are on the line for the golf pros.( darya ) but that wasn't enough.earlier this week ... the pair placed a side bet to raise the stakes a little higher.
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golf ball to the left. it's that little flare out that he hits. > ( darya ) all of the money won in any of the side bets will go to charity. the 9 million dollar pay-per view match will tee off at noon from shadow creek golf course in las vegas. (james) coming up coming up next on the
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coming up (james) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... the holiday shopping season has just gotten started but experts are already expecting strong sales. we'll have more after the break. ( sanaz ) and i'm live in walnit creek where the rain could be impacting those out (james)(darya) lets start
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the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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after our after our thanksgiving break
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from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.
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( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge
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( darya ) (ááá2 shotááá) our big story this morning ... black friday shopping. while people are buying gifts ... retailers are getting their first idea of how much people are willing to spend for the holidays.( james ) karin caifa takes a closer look at how black friday will set the tone for the holiday shopping season. the wild doorbusters aren't the only deals in town anymore.between early discounts, online offers, and retailers opening doors on thanksgiving day or night, consumers have more options than camping out in the cold. but black friday still kicks off a weekend that's absolutely critical to retailers and this year, they're optimistic.katherine
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cullen / national retail federation: people are feeling good about the economy, unemployment is low, wages are strong, and that's translating into greater willingness to spend around events like the holiday season.unemployment is low. gas prices are lower too. and consumer confidence, strong.the national retail federation estimates holiday sales will increase between 4.3 to 4.8-percent over last year, and could reach more than $720 billion.black friday, with 116 million shoppers expected today, will give a lot of clues about how they're shopping -- online, mobile, or in-store.where they're shopping -- department store, big box or discounter. and how much they might spend beyond this weekend.katherine cullen / national retail federation: we know consumers shop all season long, they like to stretch out their budgets, they like to wait for, you know, that last minute deal or promotion on something they want, so we expect they'll be shopping all the way up till christmas eve. ( darya ) and shopping is about to
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get underway in the east bay. ( james ) but is the rain impacting anyone's shopping? kron 4's sanaz tahernia is live in walnut creek with the latest. sanaz?
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( darya ) ( darya )( darya ) coming up ... coming up
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... toyota gives back to a man who used his truck to save hospital patients from the camp fire. ( darya ) plus ... a special delivery from s--f-p-d. officers go out of their way to wish neighbors a happy thanksgiving. ( john ) and im tracking your bay area forecast. this little home of mine,
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♪ i'm gonna let it shine. ♪ it's energy saving time, ♪ i'm gonna reduce mine. ♪ californians all align ♪ to let our great state shine. ♪ let it shine, ♪ the power's ours to let it shine! ♪ ( james ) toyota is
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helping out a california man whose truck was severely burned while trying to escape the camp fire. this is allyn pierce's old toyota tundra. pierce used that truck to evacuate patients and staff from the hospital where he works as a registered nurse. he then tried to get out of the town of paradise himself only to deal with traffic gridlock. and pierce says that nearly cost him his life. ( james )
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once toyota heard about pierce's story... the company gave him a brand new truck. and the automaker has offered to take the old truck off pierce's hands to display it in it's showroom to show off its durability. believe it or not the burned tundra still runs! ( james ) still ahead ... toss out those turkey leftovers ... dungeness crab season now takes the spotlight in the bay area. we'll show you more coming up after the break.
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(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers
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increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend.weekend.
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(james) here in san (james) (james) here in san
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francisco ...a couple of police officers, along with deputies and fire fighters ... spent thanksgiving morning delivering meals to the elderly. kron4's phillipe djegal has more on their mission to give back. nats- both officers alan katz and dexter tsang are familiar with the good san francisco police do on holidays.officer alan katz/sfpd- "my father was a police officer out here, uh, my mother worked at dispatch out here." and, both feel honored to be apart of the
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group of officers delivering thanksgiving meals to seniors who otherwise might go without one.officer dexter tsang/sfpd- "my father was a police officer with this same department for 32 years, and uh, before i got in, he took me along for this, uh, volunteer program as well. so, i wanted to do it. this is my first time doing it since i've been in the department."nats- "hey hows it going mam?" officers tsang and katz made more than a dozen stops in chinatown and north beach. nats- "oh, thank you. thank you." not only giving them a chance to make people happy...nats- "hi, we brought thanksgiving dinner, ok." but also interact with the public they serve -- in a calm and relaxed environment. officer alan katz/sfpd- "theres a lot of people on the street that haven't dealt with the police before, that never even met a police officer before." but now these families know officers do more than just respond to crimes. officer dexter tsang/sfpd- "i think i'm doing my part just by giving back to the community and giving them a meal for thanksgiving." so, for the elderly who couldn't stand in line and eat their meal the lady shaw senior center in chinatown... law enforcement made sure fewer people were left out and still enjoyed a holiday hot meal. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news.
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( darya ) now that thanksgiving is over ...its time to drop the turkey leg ... and pick up a crab claw. vicki liviakis has more on the dungeness crab season in this edition of dine and dish. turkey. deep fried, brined, roasted, smoked. sure, it's the traditional centerpiece of your holiday meal. but, not for everybody. here's something to knock the bird ofits perch. this heaping platter of lobster tails is about to make one family very happy. we're here at fog harbor at pier 39 in the city's fisherman's wharf area. tourists flock here for the fish and the local dungeness crab . it's one of several restaurants serving up diners on thanksgiving. bob partrite particularly excited about the fresh crab brought
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in from bodega since it's now in season. the heart healthy salmon is seasoned with curry and topped with lavender chutney. not to be ignored, sides like string beans and squash. fresh sour dough rolls out of the oven. and a green salad. which rates high amoung those who are counting calories. and not a pumpkin pie in sight... this pumpkin bread pudding though is enough to stuff you - like a turkey. in san francisco, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. ( darya )( darya ) ( darya ) if you have a if you have a restaurant,
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cafe or bar that you'd like to see featured on 'dine and dish... send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out dish' facebook (james) james adlib big board. big board. ( darya ) coming up at 7 o'clock ... rain is on everyone's minds. we'll give you a closer look into this year's "el nino" forecast in the next hour. we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... after our thanksgiving break
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from the rain showers increased last night and took us through the evening with conditions becoming more and more wet on roadways. daytime highs today will peak similarly to where they have been the past couple of days in the upper 50's and low 60's all under cloudy and wet skies. showers will taper off into the early hours of tomorrow before a dry finish to the weekend. ( james ) we are now getting the first look at the new trailer for the live action lion king. check it out.< everything the light touches is our kingdom ... >
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... nats > ( james ) the star studded cast of the beloved 1994 original animated film includes james earl jones as mufasa... reprising his role from the original...donald glover as simba, beyonce as nala, and bill eichner and seth rogen as timon and pumbaa. the live action lion king movie..comes king movie..comes out summer of 2019.. ( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... we will have live reports from across the bay area on black friday shopping
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and what impact the weather may have.
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(darya) good darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... after our thanksgiving break from the rain showers increased last

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