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good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... another comfortable and predominantly cloudy start to the day ahead of clearing and warming conditions this afternoon. temperatures in the upper 50's to 60's as your stepping outside your friday morning amid calm and cool conditions.looking at the afternoon daytime highs will be much like those felt yesterday, in the 60's and 70's at the coast and for
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parts of the bay on the water while the 80's can be expected again for other regions further inland.the next 7 days will bring temperatures more on par with seasonal averages than what we had been seeing the past few weeks, in the 80's for most highs inland with plenty of sun and a continuation of our late summer dry conditions. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less
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than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) we start with breaking news out of palo alto. police there say they have arrested a student overnight for making threats online against gunn high school. the 14 year old student threatened to "shoot up the school." palo alto police say they were able to identify the student and take them in for a mental evaluation. the student could also face criminal
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charges. officials say they searched the student's home and did not find any guns and police believe the threats were unfounded. kron4 has a reporter headed to palo alto to gather more information. our top story this morning. thousands of people are hitting the roads today for the long labor day weekend. and you'll get a little bit of relief at the gas pump. according to triple-a ... gas prices are on track to be the lowest labor day prices in the past three years. and here's how things stack up in the bay area. san francisco comes in at $3.68. oakland at $3.63 and san jose is at $3.54 drivers we caught up with this monring are happy for the bit of savings. < ... very thankful> triple a says the worst
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time to be on the road is this afternoon from one to four and monday morning between 7 and 10. that's when the most people will be traveling. ( james ) ( james ) a big story this morning. a health alert is in effect in sonoma county because of lung injuries related to vaping. more than 30 lung illnesses have been tied to vaping across the state. kron4's sara stinson is live in santa rosa with more. sara? since june there has been 36 cases of lung illnesses
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thanks sara.
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( james ) new this morning --- authorities have identified an additional victim from the gilroy garlic festival shooting. police recently learned that a 58-year-old man was grazed by a bullet and needed a few stitches. this brings to 17 the number of people injured in the shooting. the gunman shot and killed three... including a 6- year-old boy, a 13-year-old girl and a 25-year old man. an investigation into the gunman's underway. happening now. police are looking for the driver of an s-u-v that hit and killed a man riding a bike in east san jose. it happened yesterday afternoon at the intersection of story road and south jackson avenue. a large suburban hit the victim on his bike. after the crash the driver ran away. a nearby restaurant owner says that
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intersection can be dangerous. < im so sorry for the family for what happened to the person that died in there that's something bad for the community.> police say the driver of the s-u-v also hit a blue pickup truck before killing the bicyclist. that person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries. police say it's the 31st fatal crash this year in san jose. ( will ) in the east bay -- a 12-year-old girl is recovering after suffering a head injury in a hit-and-run. it happened yesterday morning on sunset road in brentwood. police say the girl was walking to school when she was hit by an s-u-v driven by a 50-year-old woman. the girl was airlifted to a hospital in sacramento. the driver left the scene ... but police tracked her down and made an arrest. the woman is charged with felony hit and run and suspicion of d-u-i. ( james ) oakland police are looking for the person who shot two men just off market street. these are pictures from the scene. police
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say, it happened just before 2:30 thursday on 61st-street. officers say - -they found two men suffering from gunshot wounds. it is not clear what prompted the shooting. ( james ) san francisco dog rescue is asking for the public's help in finding these three puppies. áfamily dog rescueá says -- two purebred huskies and a pitbull were stolen wednesday night during a break-in. the puppies range from just a few weeks old to four- months- old. the rescue is offering a reward for the animals safe return. if you have any information about where the puppies may be -- you are asked to call the family dog rescue in san francisco. in the north bay. police are looking for the people responsible for several car burglaries in vallejo. take a look. video shows the burglars breaking into a car in the parking lot of a shopping center off admiral callaghan lane. the thieves are using devices to search for bluetooth and wifi signals. they are able to detect any hidden phones, or electronics inside cars ...
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and then break-in to steal them. shoppers are surprised that people are finding new ways to burglarize
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at least 8 high profile violent attacks there. police have also beefed up foot patrols. the northeast community federal credit union and 's-f safe paid for those cameras. (will) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. the homeless man accused of attacking a woman outside her san francisco condo has been ordered to stay in jai still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a new effort is launched at our state capitol ... aimed to cut prescription drug prices. and after the break ...remeber the inspiring story of coach rob mendez? he's the head football coach at prospect high school in saratoga. now he's the star of his own commercial. that's coming up. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)
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the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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( james ) apple just sent out invites for its big iphone announcement next month. and a bay area football coach strikes a big deal with samsung. bobbi rebell is live at the nasdaq with those stories and more. ( jane )good morningbuffalo wild wings is dabbling in some light-hearted couples therapy in a bid to lure customers to its restaurants to watch football.it's an interactive document that allows customers to set terms on a game viewing schedule to avoid arguments during the season.football season is a critical period for buffalo wild wings, which has struggled in recent years amid high chicken prices and declining customer traffic. áááááááááamericans are being pushed out of cities and into the suburbs as urban areas get more expensive.redfin says copmetition is heating up in car dependent areas.prices are still gaining in walking areas, but the gains are slowing.ááááááááááit looks like apple will announce the
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iphone 11 on september 10.the company just sent out media invites for an event held at the steve jobs theater at its apple park campus on that day. apple has released a new iphone every september since 2012, so it's very likely that it will do so yet again during its upcoming event.áááááááá last month, prospect high school football coach rob mendez - born without any arms and legs - captured the hearts of america with a rousing and emotional speech at the espy awards.now coach rob is teaming with samsung to show how the galaxy note 10 plus smartphone helps him with coaching and in his personal life.áááááááááfrom the nasdaq marketsite, i'm bobbi rebell back to you thanks jane thanks jane thanks jane coming up on the kron 4 morning news. two masked robbers storm into a pizza hut in the east bay ... and its all caught on camera. and a parking lot in san francisco could soon be a temporary place for people
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living out of the cars and r-vs. we'll have the details ahead. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge
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a temporary parking space for people living in their vehicles. the san francisco planning commission approved the plan ... which will provide 33 temporary spaces for r-v's or people sleeping in their cars. they can stay there for up to 90 days at a time. neighbors we spoke to say they're glad something is being done to help people who are homeless. ( will ) there will be
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amenities on site like showers, rest rooms, kitchen, business center and security. the goal is to ultimately get people living in their vehicles into permanent housing. it's also worth noting the space is also a future site for an affordable housing complex slated construction for that will start october 20-20. ( james ) a warning in the east bay... the east bay regional park district has posted an advisory about harmful algea blooms. the advisory is at big break regional shoreline in oakley-- at the kayak launch and around the fishing dock. health officials say blue-green algae was detected in the water. that specific algea can make people very sick ... and could kill pets if they come in contact. people are being told to stay out of the water-- and not to touch the algea in the water or on the shore. and pet owners should not let their dogs drink the water or go anywhere
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near ( james ) delivery company doordash is joining uber and lyft in threatening to put a measure on the state balllot about how it treats its workers. the 90-million dollar campaign aims to force a deal with lawmakers and unions on legislation around the rights of workers in so- called gig jobs. it comes as lawmakers consider a bill that would make it harder for those companies to classify their workers as independent contractors. drivers for uber and lyft were in sacramento this week -- urging lawmakers to pass the measure. ( james ) coming up. we have security footage of a robbery in san francisco and police need your help finding the people responsible. cooper! did you eat all of your treats? ♪ help! i need somebody ♪ help! not just anybody ♪ help! you know i need someone
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♪ help! i need somebody ♪ help! not just anybody ♪ help! you know i need someone back to the kron four back to the welcome (james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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another comfortable and predominantly cloudy start to the day ahead of clearing and warming conditions this afternoon. temperatures in the upper 50's to 60's as your stepping outside your friday morning amid calm and cool conditions.looking at the afternoon daytime highs will be much like those felt yesterday, in the 60's and 70's at the coast and for parts of the bay on the water while the 80's can be expected again for other regions further inland.the next 7 days will bring temperatures more on par with seasonal averages than what we had been seeing the past few weeks, in the 80's for most highs inland with plenty of sun and a continuation of our late summer dry conditions.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) the homeless man accused
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of violently attacking a woman outside her san francisco condo will stay in jail. that's despite the fact that new charges against him related to a second, separate accusation have been dropped. kron4's maureen kelly reports. austin vincent was visibly upset and appeared to swear at the
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a family owned business in san francisco is out thousands of dollars after thieves burglarized the restaurant during an early-morning break-in. kung food is known for its authentic chinese food but owner andy yang has a troubling feeling in the pit of his stomach. security video from earlier in the month captured a thief breaking in to his restaurant on mcallsiter and divs near alamo square. the crook use cardboard boxes to block the cameras while they break
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the window right above the front door. the thief takes off with about 2- thousand dollars in cash. the thief has not been caught but yang suspects he has targeted other businesses in the area. in the east bay. health officials are working to get control of the opioid epidemic. contra costa health services says state data show 52 reported deaths in 20-17 were opioid related. that number jumped to 81 in 20-18. now the county is announcing it's prevention efforts ... including urging people to learn about narcan which can help save people who overdosed. officials also want people know about how to properly get rid of prescription drugs.
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deaths. we encourage people who are opioid addiction to reach out for treatment. we are expanding our treatment options.> people --- narcan is available over the counter at many pharmacies. ( james ) we now have video of a robbery we told you about earlier this week. it happened monday night at a pizza hut on tara hills drive in pinole. two robbers wearing masks stormed in... jumped the counter... then pointed a gun in an employee's face. at one point the thieves punched and kicked the victim before getting away with cash. police spotted the getaway car and pulled it over. officers arrested three men. all three are in jail on various charges robbery. ( james ) a big scare at a
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south bay school ... after two mountain lions were spotted nearby. the first sighting happened around 8-30 thursday morning near the track at chaboya middle school. a shelter in place was ordered for both chaboya and nearby tom matsumota elementary schools. san jose police and fish and wildlife searched the area, but the big cat was gone. police say a neighbor saw a mountain lion in the same area wednesday morning. the shelter in place was lifted... but a "limited shelter in place" remains in effect... which will keep students indoors during p-e. coming up. vicki liviakis takes us to a spot where you can get japanese street food without leaving the bay area. and some bay area baseball ... as the a's stay in command of a wild card spot. we'll have your highlights. plus ... federal help is coming to get bart up and running for people in the south bay. we'll explain. ( john ) and i am tracking
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your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá) in the south
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bay. the project to extend bart into santa clara county is getting 125-million dollars from the federal government. the second phase is a six -point -six mile project which adds four stations in san jose and santa clara. stations already finished in milpitas and san jose's berryessa neighborhood ... are already set to open this december the v-t-a got the federal money after putting up 75- percent of the cost locally. the agency plans to ask for a total of 1-point-4 billion in the coming years. ( james ) as we head to break. here's a live look outside... at the san francisco international
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airport.
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when you think japanese food - sushi comes to mind. but theris much more to the cuisine. this morning on dine and dish - vicki liviakis shows us a different side japanese food in san francisco. it's a serene slice of japan in san francisco's missiocritically-rintaro serves sashimi but it's sushi "it's japanese street yuko is our tour guide.in the chef is firing up the ( james ) kron 4 news.
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( james ) you can submit your favorite restaurant, bar, cafe or food truck to dine and dish. send an email to
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dine and dish at kron 4 dot com... or you can go to our dine and dish facebook page. ( james ) ( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. comfortable and predominantly cloudy start to clearing and warming conditions this temperatures in the upper 50's to stepping outside your friday calm and cool conditions.afternoon daytime highs those felt 60's and 70's at the coast and for on the water while the 80's again for other regions further the next 7 days will bring more on par with averages than what we had past few weeks, in the 80's for with plenty of sun and a our late summer dry conditions.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 to 101. golden gat bridge than 30 min toll plaza. richmond less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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now to some bay area baseball. let start with the a's who wrapped up a 4 game series against the royals in kansas city. in the top of the 4th. jurickson profar hits deep to right centerfield ... and its gone for a 2-run home run. then in the 5th inning. seth brown lines one up to center field and allows mark canha to score. the royals would come back and keep the game close. but an error by the royals in the 9th inning allows the a's to score and secure the win ... with the final score being 9-8. the a's travel to new york today to take on the yankees. the giants were hosting the san diego padres at oracle park. the padres got off to a hot start ... scoring 5 runs by the 4th inning. the giants rallied for a few runs in the 9th but it wasn't enough. the padres win this one 5-3. the two
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teams will play again at oracle park tonight at 7 o'clock. ( james ) the 49ers have a more than week to rest up before the start of the regular season. last the night the niners hosted the los angeles chargers at levis stadium. most of the starters were resting ... but the backups put up some points. the chargers win this preseason game 27-24. the 49ers open the regular season a week from sunday in tampa bay against the buccaneers. ( james ) the raiders also played their last preseason game in seattle against the seahawks. final score was 17-15 seahawks. the silver and black open their season two monday night's from now ... at home versus the broncos. coming up at 8 o'clock. outrage as a mother is forced to give birth in a jail cell while the guards stood there and watched and failed to call for help. that story is coming up in the next
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in disneyland and disney california adventure parks!... ( james ) labor day weekend is the traditional end of the summer movie season. and a couple of smaller films are hitting the silver screen. david daniel has a look. "ashley?"(nat)"ashley?"david oyelowo tries to solve murder after -- happens in "don't let go." stars in the thriller, which predict will five million weekend, as it debuts in thousand "you've been bennett."pro, sir.""what are you us?""i found out i rangers, i knew that's what i wanted to do." (nat-gunfire) michael roark and singer trace adkins "bennett's opens in about roark plays a former soldier who turns to risking his life family farm. publicity, one-dollars would be a promising sports drama. i'm david daniel.
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( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron4 morning news. it could cost you less to travel this labor day holiday weekend. how much you can expect to pay at the pump. ( james ) plus... a health alert for people across california after more reports of illnesses related to vaping. ( james ) and video catches burglars breaking into the car at a bay area shopping center. how police say these theives are using new techniques to find out which cars to hit. just when you thought you were done painting...
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arrested for making threats against gunn high school. (áboxesá)( will ) kron4's christina tay-tro is live in palo alto with the latest. christina? thanks christina.

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