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>> pam :now at 11. possible record breaking heat is in store for the bay area. this is a live look outside along the embarcadero in san francisco tonight. temperatures are expected to soar over the next few days. good evening, i'm pam moore. this was the scene earlier today across the bay area. while we are expecting high temperatures this week. we could also see a cool down. and even wet weather towards the end of the week. kron 4 meteorologist brittany
shipp has been tracking the forecast. and joins us now. brittany, what's ahead. ? >> brittney : wednesday is going to be the hottest up about 10 degrees by tomorrow and by the time to get to wednesday are temperatures will be anywhere between 15 to 25 degrees above average so some of our locations in the south bay will push into the nineties which bill be short lived until we get to thursday --will be satellite radar showing here a stronger offshore flow which will hold--which will switch to an onshore and flow so we will get back cool ocean wind coming in your eyes are on the region tomorrow
a closer look at your full seven day forecast coming out >> pam :a reminder. for up to the minute weather forecasts and all your bay area news. be sure to download the kron 4 mobile app. it's free to download for apple and android devices. despite of the rain storms that eased the drought a bit this season. the wildfire season is closer than we may think. so warns cal-fire , which has already battled 325- fires since the start of the year. for example, this video of the menlo park wildfire last week from our helicopter partnership with abc7. the colorful and lush fields of grass and flowers are already drying out. and come on top of the years of long dry grass built up during california's
drought. all creating fuel for early fires. potentially made more dangerous by the coming hot weather this week. a calfire officials acknowledges, it is a recipe for flare-ups. or worse. in the north bay. authorities have placed a high- risk sex offender. in a rohnert park motel. 23-year- old michael hoppner has been released on parole. he was initially supposed to live in petaluma. but has re- located to rohnert park. officials say, hoppner has multiple convictions for sexual battery on females. and is considered a high risk to re-offend. in san leandro, police are hunting for pellet -gun vandals, who have shot out windows and windshields. but now - going after people. and as kron-4's kate cagle tells us, there has been one pellet- gun attack with a particularly hurtful sting. >> : very surreal. it's random. > >kate:it's the one place that's supposed to be sacred. >> : somebody shot at us.
>> reporter :even if you don't fear god human dignity demands at least respect for those who come here. >> : i don't know7 or so shots. something like that. >> reporter :it was friday night in front of the methodist church on bancroft. a bb pellet hit scott bradey in the head. >> : it is in my head. it's still not out. right here. >> reporter :he was one of three random victims by a bb gunmanon march 25th. two hours earliera man was shot with a pellet standing outside a bar. twenty minutes latera woman shot in the hand near a bus stop. the violence followed three months of shattered car windows throughout san leandro the tally above 125 carsadding up to 60 thousand dollars in damage. >> : what was once a prank is now serious violence. >> reporter :police have released these images in hopes of tracking down the young men. one of the cars is a silver toyota 4runner with black wheels and off road tires. the fuel door on the driver's
side of the car is either missing.or painted black. the damage they've already doneit will heal. but it won't be the same. it could have hit me in the soft spot of the temple and we're not talking at all. >> reporter :police have stepped up on marked patrols as they're trying to catch these guys in the action but investigators tell me it really will be a tip from the public that leads to a crack in the case as somebody out there knows these guys and the need to call the police >> pam :a former cal men's basketball assistant coach. who got kicked off the team for sexually harassing a female reporter. is fighting back tonight. yann hufnagel is on paid leave right now.
his attorney has shared with kron-4. some of the 900 - text messages the two exchanged. during 20-14 and 20-15. the attorney says, these messages show the reporter initiated many of their conversations. and says, nothing inappropriate happened. in one text. she calls hufnagel her quote - "favorite assistant coach." his attorney tells us. they released the new text messages to help clear his name. and adds, there were no unwelcome advances on his part. cal expects to have its final review complete this week. hufnagel's attorney tells kron 4. if cal upholds his termination. they will be ready to pursue all their options.
this is the latest of a series of harassment claims at u-c berkeley. on march 10th. u-c berkeley law school dean, sujit choudry, resigned after his executive assistant sued him for repeatedly kissing and touching her. astronomy professor geoff marcy stepped down in october of 2015. after four students accused him of harassment. and former u-c berkeley vice - chancellor graham fleming resigned last year. after his former assistant accused him of sexual harassment. new at 11. bart says, it still has not figured out a mysterious electrical glitch.which has been damaging train cars between the north concord and pittsburg stations. this past weekend. the transit agency tried running full trains between the two stops. but the mysterious glitch returned. bart says, until the problem is solved. commuters will see a mix of shuttle trains and regular trains between concord and pittsburg. repair crews are also still working to fix the cars that were damaged last month by power
surges. bart has not said when it expects all the trains to be back in service. a wayward sea lion was found wandering on highway- 37. shutting down the roadway for about 15- minutes. rescue workers from the marine mammal center caught the animal and say, he has brain damage from ingesting domoic acid that is the same toxic chemical that delayed the dungeness crab season for months this year. kron four's jeff bush has the latest. >> jeff :the marine mammal center says this sea lion, named school daze, had to be rescued because he wandered onto highway 37when rescue workers arrived on scene they discovered school daze was confused and not acting like a healthy sea lion shouldit was later determined that school daze is suffering brain damage from domoic acid. the center has dealt with school daze before.veterinarians
discovered a mmc tag from an earlier stay at the center. he was released back into the wildalong the farallon islands at the beginning of the year and there was a hope that would be the last time he would be seenbut he has been spotted in several odd locations since his release. scientists say the animal has domoic acid poisoning and it is affecting his brain function. domoic acid has been in higher than normal concentrations in the pacific ocean for about a yearand, it is the same chemical that was found in dungeness crabsshutting down the season until just last week. veterinarians say it is hard to tell where school daze ingested the domoic acidthey suggest that he may have gotten it from his mother's milk and is suffering a long lasting effect as a result. marine mammal center officials say that school daze is recovering at the center and more tests are scheduled for this week to determine the extent of his brain damage. i'm jeff bush in marin county, kron four news. new at 11. the group - peta - people for the ethical treatment of if animals. is now offering a 5-
thousand dollar reward to find the person responsible for shooting five wild animals near the berkeley marina. last monday, a groundskeeper found the animals. three were dead at the scene. another died at an animal shelter. and a fifth had to be euthanized. peta says, an autopsy revealed. the animals were shot with b-b pellets. a toxicology report is still pending. to determine whether the animals were poisoned. if you have any information, you are asked tocontact the berkeley police department. still ahead on kron-4. a deadly synthetic drug. making its way through northern california. the warning public health officials have issued tonight. plus. new warning about global warming's impact on humans. and. wisconsin is shaping up to be a pivotal state in the republican run for the white house. >> gary :and we have the sports highlights coming up a little
wisconsin primary. ahead in the number of total delegates. but behind in the polls. victory in wisconsin will provide the winner with a healthy crop of delegates. democrat - hillary clinton trails bernie sanders by eight- points in wisconsin. and her campaign is trying to lower expectations. repiblican - donald trump is also losing ground to ted cruz. dropping from a virtual tie two- weeks ago, to five points behind tongiht. john kasich is expecting a loss in wisconsin. but he says, he is staying on the trail. >>:i'm not getting out, what i get out? >> pam :wisconsin's primary is open. people can vote for a democrat or republican regardless of their party affiliation. state officials are expecting a big turnout. maybe the largest
since 19-80. new at 11. just last week--- a public health alert was issued. warning about a deadly synthetic drug. making its way through northern california. now there are even more cases to report. the dangerous pill is being sold on the street as norco---or hydrocodone. which is a powerful painkiller. but the drug is laced with a fentanyl--- another powerful opiate used to treat pain. so far, there have been 42 overdoses in the state. ten of those have been fatal. the fake drug can be up to 50- times more powerful than heroin. and is lethal even in small doses. >> brittney : we have plenty of sunshine tomorrow and wednesday will be the warmest day of the week as record-breaking heat is expected
thursday will start to cool down a little bit and may even see a chance of showers as we go into friday and even into the weekend you should drink a lot of water tried not to leave any of your pets and parked cars either as temperatures in san francisco at 54 degrees --pets in parked cars not a lot of clout in this in the region--cloudiness even into wednesday we will continue to see lots of sunshine and will not be until thursday that we even see any clouds make their way back into
the forecast that is on your changes will start mainly on thursday heading into friday after that we are really going to warm things of as we go into wednesday that is when we are expecting temperatures to push pretty close to 98 degrees and will drop down into the 60s by friday >> pam :and sports director is here as baseball season is up and running >> gary :this is a great night for sports as we start piteous --start with the aia's a's. season and home opener tonight. . against the chicago white sox
rich hill filling in for sonny gray who had food poisening hill unlucky in the top of the 3rd marcus semian double clutches and throws high to mark cahna who has the ball tip off his glove jimmy rollins and jose abreu score 4-0 white sox error charged to cahna bottom 3rd/ 4-2 white sox danny valencia bounces one up the midle jed lowrie scores from 2nd 4-3 white sox bot the a's would get no closer bottom 8th nate jones throwing 99 miles- per-hour strikes out khris davis swinging with a runner on 2nd to end the inning final: 4-3 white sox chris sale: 7 ip, 7 hits, 3 runs, 8 k's gray should take the mound tomorrow the giants. opening their season in milweakee. peter magowan and larry baer taking in the game on opening day
top 8th/ 7-3 giants denard span 3-run home run off ariel pera 10-3 giants next batter joe panik makes it back-to-back homers 11-3 giants next pitch buster posey makes it three in a row the first time a team has hit three straight homers in a season-opener since 1997 and only the third time it's happened in mlb history and pam's favorite the sausage races!. all-american hot dog won easily final: 12-3 giants tomorrow: johnny cueto makes his giants debut national championship game. a great one. michael jordan unc alum of course rollie massamino coached villanova to their only national title in 1985 under 10 seconds left marcus paige. the desperation 3- pointer for north carolina. 74- 74 with 4.7 seconds left! jordan loves it! 4.7 seconds left villanova's kris jenkins the buzzer beater to win it it's good!
massamino can't believe it the place goes wild jay wright the brother in law of frank somerville wins his first national title the 2nd even for villanova final: 77-74 villanova colin kaepernick is not a denver brono yet the teams and kaepernick are still haggling over who will pick up the $4.9 million dollars differnce between the $7 million the broncos are willing to pay of his $11.9 million dollar salary as far as compensation a deal is already in place for what is being reported as a "mid-round" draft pick kaepernick did show up today for the first day of the 49ers offseason training program he did meet at least twice with broncos g.m. and president john elway this past week about coming to denver to a two-year contract to return
to the team after his yearlong suspension ends next november. >> pam :still ahead. global warming may already be taking a greater toll on people than they think. (vo) one hundred million pounds. that's how much garbage visitors to our national parks add to the country's landfills each year. but this year, subaru is sharing their zero-landfill expertise with the national parks to work toward the goal of
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tainted. the report also warns of diseases spread by mosquitoes. longer allergy seasons. and thousands of heat wave deaths. researchers say, the report is based on more than 18-hundred published scientific studies and new federal research. when we come back. long after the wildfires. how a middletown woman was reunited with her long, lost pet
>> pam :new at 11. a woman has been reunited with her cat. six- months after the deadly valley wildfire separated the two. nancy underwood had not seen her cat "muscat". since he disappeared from her hidden valley lake home. during the wildfire evacuations. underwood was driving near her home last month, when she saw a cat that looked like muscat. and when she called him, he came to her. a resident in the area had been caring for him. vets say, the cat is healthy. and now has all his vaccines up to date.
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