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(justine) also tonight... kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (vicki) two dogs have been found safe after they were stolen from a dog rescue in san francisco. one other dog is still missing. áfamily dog rescueá says --
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two purebred huskies and a pitbull were stolen wednesday night during a break-in. the huskies have been found. now the rescue is hoping for the safe return of the pitbull puppy. if you have any information about where the puppy is -- you are asked to call the family dog rescue in san francisco (vicki) a muni parking lot in san francisco could soon be 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. there will be amenities on site like showers, rest rooms, a kitchen, business center and security. the space is also the future site for an affordable housing complex slated construction for that will start october 20-20. (justine) in the north bay.. . the sonoma marin area rail transit is testing equipment this weekend. the smart train testing will happen between downtown san rafael and larkspur-- from 9-30 at night until 8 in the
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morning. the railroad crossings will be tested multiple times-- and the train's horn will sound. some marin county residents have complained about the noise in the overnight hours during previous testing. officials say they know it's disruptive-- but ask those who live in the area to be patient. the testing starts tonight and will run through sunday. (vicki) in the south bay... 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 chevy suburban hit the victim on his bike. after the crash the driver ran away. 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. lawrence karnow: it was a mostly sunny day today with patchy coastal clouds. highs today were in the 80s inland with 60s at the coast. the big weather story
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(justine) 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... and they were so intense patients had to be hospitalized. the health alert in sonoma county follows a statewide alert issued by the department of public health. a major concern is the increase in e-cigarettes use from teenagers....in sonoma county last year one in four 11th graders reported vaping on a regular basis. (justine) now... one 17-year-old has a message for his peers: vaping could not only put you in the hospital... it could kill you. (vicki) his case of severe
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lung disease is one of almost two hundred reported since june... which doctors believe may be linked to e-cigarettes. c-n-n's doctor sanjay gupta has the story. (vicki) that was dr. sanjay gupta reporting. health officials still don't have a good understanding of the long-
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moment." word at the moment." (vicki) that was dr. sanjay gupta reporting. health officials still don't have a good understanding of the long-term health effects of vaping. while some worry the dangers could be severe... others believe it is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes. (vicki) coming up... it started as a joke-- but now thousands of people are expected to "storm area 51". we'll hear from the man who created the facebook event-- and how it got out of hand. (justine) plus... san francisco's most expensive real estate gets a price cut. we'll tell you how much this russian hill mansion will cost you.
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for your money tonight... bay area homes prices fell for the third month in a row in july. the latest median price was 815-thousand dollars.. that's down from 856-thousand dollars in june, a drop of 4.7 percent. prices are down 4 percent from july of last year. last month... six of the nine counties in the bay area saw year-over-year declines in the median home price. that's the first time since february of 20-12 that so many counties saw annual declines. if you're in the market for a new home ... the most expensive home in san francisco just became a bit more affordable.the 5-bedroom luxary home is now listed for sale at $40.5 million. it's lcoated at at 950 lombard street in the city's russian hill neighborhood and comes with 15,691 square-feet ...5 bedrooms...6.5 bathrooms...an art gallery, a 2,000-bottle
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art gallery, a bathrooms...an bedrooms...6.5 bathrooms...an art gallery, a 2,000-bottle temperature-controlled wine cellar, and a entertainment room.on top of at least a dozen other amenities it includes a a 40-foot infinity- edge pool with views of the bay skyline. (vicki) still ahead... we'll hear from the man who created "storm area 51"... and why he's now trying to prevent people from invading the nevada desert. cooper! did you eat all of your treats? ♪ help! i need somebody ♪ help! not just anybody ♪ help! you know i need someone ...6, 7, 8 ♪ ♪ ♪ big dreams start with small steps... ...but dedication can get you there. so just start small...
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time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.
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food - sushi comes to mind. but there is oh so much more to the cuisine.(vicki) tonight on dine and dish - i take us for a top-rated taste of japanese upscale street food at rintaro. it's a serene (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news
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at 5.(justine) catherine heenan and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. thank you justine and vicki. tonight at 6.... expect delays and traffic. that is what bart is telling riders... about the second in a series of closures.. on this long holiday weekend. what you
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should know before it starts. police say they're responsible for dozens of crimes around the bay area. now - 10 people have been arrested in a police sting. police tell us who they had been targeting.. the news --
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plan on hitting the road saturday, sunday or monday, you could be in for delays. thanks for joining us -- i'm catherine heenan in for ken wayne.(pam)and i'm pam moore. expect delays if you plan to also take bart this holiday weekend. kron 4's dan kerman is along highway- 24 in lafayette with details. dan?
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