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vicki liviakis. (steve) and i'm steve aveson in for grant lodes. the leak was reported just before 3:30 this afternoon... kron 4's charles clifford is live at the scene tonight. charles-- are people being allowed back into their homes? (vicki) and kron 4 was the first to tell you about the gas leak this afternoon. we sent a push alert right to your phone. make sure you download the kron 4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news alerts. (steve) another big story we are following tonight... a volunteer tutor for an after-school program in mountain view is being held without bail tonight... after being arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two male students. and tonight we are learning that the 26 year old suspect was also a member of the board of directors at the sanyu learning center. (vicki) kron4's maureen
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kelly spoke to police who say the suspect volunteered at other places in the community.... and they believe there could be more victims out there. on friday evening there was a report from young boy that reported to his family that he was touched sexually by mr. lou mountain view police then went to the sanyu learning center which is located behind, but is not associated with this church on south springer road. their investigation turned up a second alleged victim and now yizhuang liu, who goes by name john, is set to be arraigned tomorrow on two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 with force, and one count of continous sexual assault.the sunyu learning center is an private after school program....their website says they teach chinese language to kids ranging from kindergarten to 6th grade, as well as math and other electives. mountain view police dectective marco garcia says the 26th year old cupertino resident was not only a volunteer tutor but he also served on the board of directors. it is very significant and is also volunteering at a church. through investigation also through other organizations that he's a volunteer and that he has had opportunity to be with some of these young boys on his ownpolice are still investigating the case and don't yet have the names of all of the places lui was
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belived to be volunteering.the operator of the school declined to be interviewed but a teacher who did not want to go on camera says lui had been with the school about two years. she told me she doesn't want to believe the accusations against lui....saying he was good with the students and that she trusts him.police say they discovered that lui was also communicating with other young boys using a gaming app called discord....they will be reaching out to the families of those potential victims as their investigation continues. maureen kelly kron4 news. (steve) (steve) in the south bay...
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voters will now decide the fate of embattled judge aaron persky. (vicki) a recall effort has been underway after his controversial sentencing of stanford athlete brock turner-- who is convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious woman. (steve) kron four's rob fladeboe has been following this story for months... he joins us live now from san jose with the latest developments. (rob live) the bar is fairly high to recall an elected judge but supporters of the recall gathered some 95,000 signatures of support and today they got the official nod that their effort to recall judge aaron persky will be on the june ballot. recall supporters cheer advocates of recalling judge persky cheered moments after the santa clara county board of supervisors ordered the measure to be placed on the june 5th ballot. supporters believe that judge persky was too lenient in the sentencing of former stanford swimmer
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brock turner, who sexually assaulted an intoxicated woman after a fraternity party, according to stanford law professor michele dauber. michele dauber/recall judge persky campaign "...it's just very clear that the voters of this county have lost confidence in judge persky's ability to be fair in cases involvingviolence against women, particularly when the perpetrators are privileged college athletes..." the supervisors obligatory action sending the measure to voters was preceded by impassioned pleas of support. but a group known as "voices against the recall," warned that that the effort is a threat to judicial independence says former judge ladoris cordell.ladoris cordell/voices against the recall"....they are going to thin twice about doing what they think is right because of fear that they are going to be targeted with misinformation, lies and distortions and end up in the same situation judge persky is in..."recall supporters says that judge
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persky ought to have sentenced brock turner to state prison instead of six months in the county jail. but persky supporters insist he followed the recommendation of the probation department when he sentenced turner, who was also ordered to register as a sex offender and is now appealing his conviction.
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(live) this recall, in which voters will also be asked to choose a successor for judge persky, should the recall be successful, is going to cost taxpayers about a million dollars. (steve) back to our breaking news tonight.. a gas leak is now capped in san francisco.. after people were forced from their homes. (vicki) kron 4's charles clifford is on the scene-- charles what is the latest? a gas leak had prompted evacuations in san francisco near alamo square park tuesday afternoon, firefighters said. but at around 5 p.m., the leak has been capped and the evacuations have been lifted. this was happening in the area of mccallister and scott. it broke out at around 3:22 p.m. firefighters said to avoid the area, as 12 buildings were being evacuated.no serious injuries have been reported. pg&e crews were hoping to finish repairs by 5:30 p.m. (vicki) in the north bay... tonight we are learning new information about
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the mother and son who are accused of running a prostitution ring. police say david romesburg and his mother fay were operating the prostitution ring in rohnert park for over 10 years. (vicki) in the north bay... tonight we are learning new information about the mother and son who are accused of running a prostitution ring. police say david romesburg and his mother fay were operating the prostitution ring in rohnert park for over 10 years. during that time-- they employed about 150 women. police spoke to eight of the
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women who worked for the mother and son. one of them said she was underage when they recruited her-- and another says she was sexually assaulted during her interview. the romesburgs were arrested back in january and now face multiple charges. (vicki) in the east bay. a five-year-old girl is recovering...after she was bitten by a pit bull. the incident happened sunday morning on the owl alley trail at point pinole regional shoreline in richmond. police say the 5-year-old girl... walked passed the pit bull and it's owner...when she was suddenly bitten by the dog. the dog's owner was able to get the pitbull off the child...who suffered abrasions to the left side of her stomach. it is unknown if the dog...was wearing a leash during the attack. the pitbull has been placed in a quarantine...until the investigation is complete (steve) the illegality of sideshows has become potentially more dangerous for drivers, spectators and police. guns are now being fired in the air during these events...and police say the problem is no longer found in one city. it has
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become a regional problem. now -- east bay law enforcement is responding with a beefed up sideshow task force. kron4's haaziq madyun has the story nats/sideshow gunfirethe sound of guns being fired in the air is an alarming new development at illegal sideshowssot the concern is...when someone with that alleged mentality is trying to get away from being caught by police at a sideshow, even the officers who are trying to break it up are not safe...says alameda county sheriff deputy sgt. ray kellysotno longer thought of as just an oakland phenomenon, sideshows are now a regional problem for bay area cities, in response multiple law enforcement agencies have formed a special task force to address the situationsot
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department working with our south bay partners the san jose police department and different agencies in santa clara to really combat this problem">nats/haaziqis it realistic to think you guys can get a handle on this problem or no?sotat the alameda county sheriff's office in dublin, haaziq madyun kron4news another big story we are following tonight... the house has passed a stopgap bill to prevent a government shutdown thursday night...although it still faces changes in the senate. but earlier today
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the president raised eyebrows by saying he'd 'welcome' a shutdown -- if democrats refuse to back his proposed changes to u.s. immigration law... catherine heenan is here with the story.. (catherine) with no guarantee that the house agreement will stand.....and the clock ticking down to another shutdown deadline - the president issued a challenge to democrats......agree to a deal on immigration, or shut it down. he made the comments at a white house meeting with lawmakers and law enforcement on the dangers posed by the international criminal gang -- ms-13. president trump - if we don't change the legislation and get rid of these loopholes.where killers are allowed to come into our country and continue to kill..gangmembers and we're just talking about ms13..there are many gangmembers...if we don't change it let's have a shutdown,we'll do a shutdown, it's worth it for our country, i'd love to see a shutdown if we don't get this stuff taken care of. rep. comstock - we don't need a government shutdown on this. we really do know - i think both sides have learned that the government shutdown was bad. that's a fellow
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republican....trying to get trump to ease off on the 'shutdown' talk. -- virginia's barbara comstock. the president responded - saying he's not getting the support of democrats onthe legislation... the white house press secretary later tried to clarify that they're 'not' actually tryingto advocate a shutdown... steve and vicki? (catherine) (vicki) coming up... despite tens of thousands valiant fire fighters doing their best on the front linesa new study says california may be taking the wrong approach in fighting wildfires. (steve) if you paid full price to get an improved apple battery, pay attentionwe have a way that you may get a refund. (vicki) traffic trouble is a pain for everyone, but who's got it worse, the bay areaor los angeles? a new study has some surprising insight.
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(vicki) san francisco is one of the world's top 10 most-traffic-congested urban areas. that's according to a new report released today. kron 4's camila bernal explains what this means for people living in the bay area. traffic near the broadway tunnel is almost always inevitable.sotrochelle hidalgo/sf resident: "we do a commute that's usually about a half an hour long and we were sitting in the broadway tunnel for a half an hour in it of itself so it probably doubles the commute."rochelle hidalgo lives and works in san francisco and despite not using the highways to get to work, her commute usually involves gridlock.sotrochelle hidalgo/sf resident: "it's the worst being stuck in a tunnel because you can't see the end on either side and you're like when is this ever going to open up on either side."a new report from inrix, a company
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that analyzes transportation data, says san francisco drivers spent an average of 79 hours stuck in traffic last year.many times, it's caused by construction or accidents... but it's also just the amount of people trying to get to work.sotjohn goodwin/metropolitan transportation commission: "we often say that there's a direct connection between the strength of the regional economy and how much traffic we have on our highways. it's true also on local city streets."according to the metropolitan transportation commission, the worst traffic is always in the afternoon commute on the bay bridge... but this also directly impacts san francisco city streets.sot rochelle hidalgo/sf resident: "and not only like broadway that's a main thoroughfare but like downtown where you do shopping where you usually get your hair done you know you don't want to go down there anymore it's ridiculous."in san francisco, camila bernal kron 4 news.
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i'm robin winston in the kron4 traffic center.you just saw the report that showed how congested bay area traffic is. every morning from 4 to 10 a.m. i am here to help guide you through the traffic problems. you can count on the most complete traffic reports every ten minutes. also, sign up for the kron4 mobile app because we will send you alerts straight to your phone to alert you to hot spots. i'll see you tomorrow on the kron 4 morning news from 4 to 10 a.m. ( steve ) not only are the roads getting crowded ... so is the demand for housing.(vicki ) cheap apartments are getting harder to find, as more and more people are looking to rent instead of buy.catherine heenan is here to show us why the bay area is in the forefront of a national trend. catherine? (catherine) we're becoming a nation of renters. the national rental=search company 'rent cafe' says in the decade after 2006, the number of renters increased by more than 23=million ... that's while fewer than 700=thousand
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americans became new homeowners. almost a quarter of america's cities changed from homeowner=ma jority to renter=majority.and some of the most dramatic changes were here in the bay area. fremont, the bay area's fourth biggest city, saw its renter population jump by nearly one=third since 2006.only five other cities nationwide had bigger increases.in the bay area, oakland has the biggest proportion of renters, nearly 60 percent.san francisco is right behind with 56 percent. san jose saw the biggest net gain in the renting population; more than 96,800 people since 2006. but unlike san francisco and oakland, it remains an owner-majority market.real estate experts say the trend is fueled by a preference of young workers to rent instead of own ... as well as the new tax law reducing incentives for home buyers.the tech boom is having a major impact on rental prices in silicon valley.the real estate site zumper dotcom
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says a one bedroom apartment in mountain view is now going for an average of 35=hundred=20 dollars.that's 125 dollars more than in san francisco. menlo park. cupertino and palo alto round out the top five.as for the biggest increase ... we're back in fremont, where the average rent for a one- bedroom apartment jumped nearly 20 percent this month to more than 26=hundred dollars. (catherine) real estate experts say the trend towards renting will probably accelerate because of new tax laws that reduce the incentives for home buyers. steve and vicki? (vicki) time now to check on our weather...(( steve )) joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the
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coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for another couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the 60s to mid 70s. more sunshine is expected on thursday but cooler weather will begin to move in on friday. windy weather and much cooler temperatures return on saturday with breezy conditions into sunday. right now it looks dry into next week.
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(vicki) still ahead... police in petaluma are looking for your help tracking the car burglar who has been using stolen credit cards buy things at several stores. (steve) a new study suggests a new approach to fighting california wildfires could save lives and money.
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100 percent complete. over 12 hundred properties were cleared of debris. authorities say another notable milestone...the completion of debris removal in lake county...where over 22 thousand tons of debris was removed. (vicki) a new report indicates california should be using controlled burns to better manage wildfires. mike luery reports. a growing concern a history of wildfires burning out of control in the sierra and now there are more dead trees in the forest adding fuel to the fire. terri hardy/acting executive director, the little hover commission:"over the course of our study, we started with a 102 million dead trees in the sierra and now there are 129 million dead trees." in a year long study the little hoover commission concluded california is doing it all wrong. "i think we've seen a century of mismanagement." mismanaging fires by trying to suppress them instead of letting them burn naturally. instead the commission says we should be reducing dead trees by
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fighting fire with fire. and it turns out they say we're burning money too. "if you look at the difference in the costs for prescribed fire it's $200 an acre as opposed to $800 an acre fighting wildfires." that's why this inmate crew today is eliminating dead trees and underbrush in a controlled burn at auburn state recreation area. cal fire capt. joe madsen: "the more fuel that there is the hotter it burns. and so it's important for us to have less fuel so that we can get closer in to actually put our fire lines in." and in recreation areas like this one with majestic vantage points overlooking the foothills, wildfires are a constant threat scott liske/supervising state park ranger:"with a recreation area as popular as auburn, we're looking at a million visitors a year. the potential for someone being careless with fire is there." and that's why cal fire is working actively with rural residents to create at least 100 feet of space surrounding their homes where flames can't reach them.cal fire unit chief george morris iii:"we have an aggressive goal of doing 250,000 defensible space inspections, as partnered with landowners to take care of their own fuel reduction efforts."
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(vicki) that was mike luery reporting. the california forestry association released a statement in response to the report. they say they support the commission's findings. (steve) next at 5:30... the supreme court has yet to rule on their case... but in california a judge has handed down an opinion on whether a bakery can refuse to make wedding cakes forsame sex couples. (vicki) the boys and girls club is the place to be tomorrow in the south bay... wherea free dental cleaning program is being offered to give kids a better smile! (v (vicki) back to our
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breaking news tonight... an evacuation order is now lifted after a gas leak in san francisco. the gas line was ruptured by a construction crew in the area of mcallister and scott streets. that's right near alamo square. the flow of gas has now been capped. (vicki) we will continue to update the situation as we get more information-- and bring you the very latest on kron4 news at six. (steve) meantime... here's a look at what else is making news tonight in your neighborhood. an important vote tonight in the east bay... the alameda city council is scheduled to vote on a proposal to install license plate readers. it's an effort to reduce crime in the city. police are hoping to install 13 license
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plate readers... one pointing at each lane heading into or out of alameda. the city council meeting is at 7:00 tonight. (steve) oakland international airport is now offering non stop flights to rome. the flight norwegian air flight takes a little over 12 hours. the service will operate two times per week on a boeing 787 dreamliner. this is the first nonstop bay area service to rome...since 2001. (vicki) in the south bay... firefighters put out a fire at a homeless encampment in san jose this afternoon. it happened just before 2:00 near interstate 2-80 at the saratoga avenue off-ramp. the fire spread to a few trees-- but crews were able to get a handle on it. the cause is under investigation. (vicki) happening tomorrow in the south bay... it's the "give kids a smile" event. dentists will give free dental screenings to kids in 26 santa clara county schools... and seven boys and girls clubs. the dentists are visiting the schools over the next three days. studies show that the most chronic illness school-age children face is tooth decay.
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(steve) in the north bay. a woman is behind bars tonight...accused of having a physical confrontation with police. it happened around two yesterday afternoon on tarwater road in santa rosa. deputies say a woman was swearing and yelling at passing cars. when police confronted her... the suspect bit the deputy's hand.. punched him in the chest...and tried to to attack him with a broom. she was arrested after a 30-minute standoff. s(steve) and police are searcing for a suspect...in connection with burglarizing a car in petaluma...and stealing credit cards. these are surveillance images of the suspect. the burglary occurred in west petaluma. the suspect made off with the victim's walllet ...and purchased over a grand worth of merchandise...using the victim's credit cards. (vicki) on the peninsula... four people are behind bars after police say they burglarized a business and then led officers on a pursuit. it happened last night at the bridgepointe shopping center in san mateo. police spotted the suspected burglars and tried to pull them over-- but the driver lead police on a chase.
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police say the driver eventually crashed and four people in the car were arrested lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for another couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the 60s to mid 70s. more sunshine is expected on thursday but cooler weather will begin to move in on friday. windy weather and much cooler temperatures return on saturday with breezy conditions into sunday. right now it looks dry into next week. (vicki) a big story tonight-- a california judge has ruled that a bakery owner can
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continue to refuse to make wedding cakes for same sex couples..(steve) catherine heenan is here with details on a case that originated in bakersfield.. (catherine) the case involves 'tastries bakery' in bakersfield... and the owner who said that being required to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple would violate her christian beliefs.. her attorney argued that cathy miller's right to free expression of religion -- trumpedthe argument that she violated a state anti- discrimination law. today a kern county judge agreed....but said his ruling was tied closely to the fact that millerwas being asked to create a cake for an event....calling it artistic expression. the couple who sued haven't commented yet. they got a lot of support on social media when they initially complained about what happened. the decision comes as the u.s. supreme court prepares to rule on the case of a colorado
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baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a same-sex couple. vicki and steve? (steve) are pension costs becoming unsustainable? that's what california cities are saying - according to a new study.(vicki) our capitol bureau reporter kody leibowitz is on this story tonight. kody - you spoke with the lobbying group that put together this study. why do they believe there's a problem brewing? (kody)kody leibowitz, @kodyleibowitz "well - league of california cities - the group that put together this study -- says it comes down to a few factors retroactive benefits in the late 90s - early 2000s.. investment losses after the great recession - and cost of living adjustments the group says - it all means more money for pensions could cost cities some services. - of study the league of california cities says pension costs are becoming unsustainable. in a new study -- the group claims cities expect to spend - on average - close to 16 percent of their general fund budgets on retirement costs by 20-24 dane hutchings, league of california cities
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"this is certainly one of the issues that going to redefine cities." dane hutchings lobbies on behalf on california cities. he says part of the problem is the unfunded liability for the public employee retirement system known as calpers - currently at 68 percent. california passed pension reform a few years back called pepra.... but hutchings says that helps cities in the futurenot now. dane hutchings, league of california cities "the challenge we're facing is how do we get from today until the time those pepra employees are retiring." brad pacheco, calpers "we do see an increase in pension costs and we recognize that that's challenging." - clicking mouse brad pacheco at calpers agrees with the study. he says one thing they can do to help nowis make sound investments. brad pacheco, calpers "it's operating as cost efficient as we can - because every dollar we can save goes to member benefits."(kody)kody leibowitz, @kodyleibowitz "league of california cities says it's going to be looking to work this year to try to fix this pension issue - before they say cities will have to make a tough call with potentially cutting services we'll keep an eye on this and see what comes of the pension
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system this session.for now live in the capitol, kody leibowitz (insert station id tag)" (steve) onto your market update.. one day after its historic loss, the dow jones industrial average roared back up today the dow finished today's trading day up 567-points. that's the fourth-largest single-day point gain in history. the rise is a huge swing from yesterday's 11-hundred-and-75 point loss. the plunge was the index's worst day in more than six years. analysts say the results today may be a sign from investors that the u-s economy remains strong. (vicki) in the south bay... two deadly shootingsjust blocks from each other in san jose. and as kron 4's lydia pantazes reports... they happened only hours apart. police say at 2:28 this morning san jose police
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officers responded to a person shot on the 300 block of keyes st. in san jose. when officers got here they found an adult male with at least one gunshot wound.he died at the scene.the identity of the victim has not been released. police are asking for help identifying the person or people responsible.we also talked to an employee at a business nearby who did not want to talk on camera.he came to the scene because he was asked to show police surveillance video from his business.this incident happened about a mile from another incident last night also here in san jose. that shooting happened on east alma ave and south first street in san jose.police responded to multiple shots fired right before 11pm.when they arrived they found a man and a woman dead.both had suffered at least one gun shot wound.the case remains undbh we are asking for the public health trying to find the perfect one for me and i don't want to be like i don't want to get your houseer investigation.(oncam)reporting in san jose, lydia pantazes kron4 news. (vicki) these shootings mark the 4th and 5th homicides of the year in san jose. last year homicides significantly decreased. in 20-17 there were a total of 34... that's compared to 47
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homicides in 20-16. (vicki) a california girl scout has come up with a clever way to take advantage of the new rules about legal marijuana. we've got her story coming up (steve) those with an apple phone that was slowing down, listen up, theremay be a refund coming your way for a new battery. (vicki) for your money tonight...
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apple is considering refunding customers who paid full price to replace the batteries on older i-phones. (steve) right now-- the company is offering a 50- dollar discount to replace batteries... after the company admitted to secretly slowing down the devices. (vicki) the discount comes after several people already paid 79- dollars to replace their i- phone batteries. in a letter to government officials today-- apple says they may refund customers who paid full price. (steve) no word if apple will refund customers who are taking advantage of the discount they have been offering since late december. (steve) it is not a secret that rent is skyrocketting in the bay area.... coming up an in depth look at what is being done about affordable housing in santa clara county. santa clara county. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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reported earlier in our newscast... many people are getting crushed by the housing crisis in the bay
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area. skyrocketting costs are forcing people to ask themselves ... can they even afford to live here at all. tonight.. kron 4's philippe djegal goes in-depth to learn the price tag on affordable housing. nats- the dulcet sounds of a classically trained pianist...nats- from the comfort of her own home... nats- in her bedroom...nats- which these days is in an r-v parked in a southbay parking lot.khristina miller- "this has been our home since december 3rd of last year." khristina miller and her boyfriend paul have fallen on hard times... struggling to feed their three-year-old daughter... and put a steady roof under the heads of their unborn twins.... working low paying jobs to make ends meet. before khristina was diagnosed with a mental illness... she spent six years studying music
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at cal-berkeley .khristina miller- "i was diagnosed with schizophrenia -- paranoid schizophrenia." the couple is desperately searching for affordable housing... but it's been next to impossible to do in the bay area. khristina miller- "there's like a waitlist that's like either two to three years." paul miller- "we've considered leaving the state -- we've considered every option. i've been on craigslist looking at homes in stockton, in merced -- it's rough. there is no housing in america." khristina gets about one- thousand dollars a month from social security... and, paul typically gets paid cash as a handyman... making it challenging to meet the requirements to get approved for affordable housing. a steady income and the ability to consisently pay the rent. leslye corsiglia/casa- "in sillicon valley, where we're located, affordable housing is actually an oxymoron." leslye corsignlia (core-seal-ee-yuh) is the executive director of sillicon-valley-at-home... a non-rpofit organization working on solutions to the bay area housing crisis. she's also co-chair of casa -- the committee to house the bay area... tasked with finding ways to implement "plan bay area." a regional blueprint for building more housing near transportation. so, what is affordable housing?
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government-subsidized income- restricted housing based on the number of people living in a unit. income-eligibility is determined by each county's average median income... a standard set by the u-s department of housing and urban development. people who earn zero to 120-percent of an area's average median income could be eligible for affordable housing. affordable means housing that requires tenants pay no more than 30-percent of their annual income on rent. leslye corsiglia/casa- "in santa clara county our median incomes more than 107-thousand dollars for a family of four." that means for that family 2,675-dollars would be considered an affordable monthly rent.leslye corsiglia/casa- "i have friends who are in their fifties who are living with roommates, and i'm sure that that's not where they would be." but at least her friends have homes... unlike khristina and paul - who were both born and raised in the bay area... and want to stay.khristina miller- "and, so this is where we are at this point."nats- talented, and determined to provide for her family. now, all the miller's need is a roof. and, a home that doesn't move.nats- philippe djegal, kron four news.
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(steve) our look into affordable housing continues tonight at 10... philippe djegal takes us to an apartment complex in the east bay where all of the units are considered affordable ... but "who" gets to be a tenant... is another question. that's coming up tonight on kron 4 news at 10. (vicki) thick black... choking smoke... fill the air over the east bay when fire erupted at a scrap metal yard in richmond. that company will now have to face the consequences pam moore is in the kron 4 newsroom with details. (pam) the company is sims metal the company is sims metal management. and the fire... burned through the night, sending elevated levels of carcinogens into the air. today, air quality violations have been leveled against the company. at six... what the investigation has found so far, and what questions still linger...(pam)
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then, the court fight over a wedding cake.. and what it means for same sex marriages and equality. all coming up at six.. but right now, let's get back to the news at five. vicki and steve (anchor) time now to check on our weather... to check on time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence meteorologist with chief our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of
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start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for another couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the 60s to mid 70s. more sunshine is expected on thursday but cooler weather will begin to move in on friday. windy weather and much cooler temperatures return on saturday with breezy conditions into sunday. right now it looks dry into next week. (steve) (steve) she's not old
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enough to partake in recreational marijuana but that's not stopping one entrepreneurial girl scout from benefitting from the new law.
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more children have been affected by their mothers
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drinking during pregnancy than previously thought. that's according to a new study from u-c berkeley. researchers say up to one in 20 kids fall somewhere on the spectrum of disorders... caused by maternal drinking. a previous study found that up to one in 100 american children were affected by drinking during pregnancy. some disorders caused by maternal drinking... include abnormal growth and facial features... intellectual disabilities and behavioral problems. (vicki) a girl scout in southern california is cashing in on the state's new pot laws! reporter travis rice explains how. it's either bad parenting or genius marketing depending on how you feel about the green stuff. cell phone video shows a nine year old selling girl scout cookies out of a wagon near a marijuana dispensary. the girl's father wants he and his daughter to remain anonymous but says she sold 312 boxes in two three hour trips on wednesday and friday. this instagram post from the dispensary urban leaf even advertised the girl will be outside.(alison bushan/girl scouts san diego)we all looked at that and our first inclination was it must be a
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booth sale because it said until 4:00 p.m. alison bushan with girl scout san diego says they saw the social media post back at hq and had to consult the book. that's that's the bible for you guys. (alison bushan) this is this is a family cookie guide. the girl scouts allow booths sales generally in front of any business even dispensaries. once they're approved bushan says this would have been a major no no if the girl had a table on the door. but the wagon off site changes everything.(alison bushan) so that's what they were doing and they had their car and they were walking around their community there and that is right and well within the rules.as for hundreds of boxes sold in a few hours the competition is just begun. (alison bushan) from a sales standpoint she has done all- right. but i know that some of my friends have sold 600 boxes just on sunday walking their neighborhood. so there are many ways that girls are being great entrepreneurs. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5. steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) can anyone get a
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handle on sideshows? accidents, injuries, arrests... plague the street car exhibition... creating havoc for some neighborhoods. what alameda county leaders are planning to do to curb the activity.(steve) plus.. the story about the cute little dog ... abused, tied up and tossed out of a moving car. the reward now being offered to track down who did it.(pam) and an update on the breaking news in san francisco. the natural gas leak in alamo square.. and what next now that p-g-and-e has capped the pipeline. kron 4 news at six is next. (steve)
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enforcement in the east bay is cracking down on sideshows. police say these illegal street shows are becoming more and more dangerous. hello i'm steve aveson.(pam) and i'm pam moore.. in recent sideshows .... an officer has been hit by a car.. and guns have been fired into the air. kron4's haaziq madyun shows us how law enforcement is now responding. nats/sideshow gunfirethe sound of guns being fired in the air is an alarming new development at illegal sideshowsnats/haaziq is it realistic to think you guys can get a handle on this problem or no?sotnats/garage door, reveal swat tankthe alameda county sheriff's office is gearing up to take part in regional law enforcement effort, a task force aimed at deterring sideshows...sgt. ray kelly of the alameda county sheriff's officesotand a more potentially dangerous problem for participants and
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policesotsgt. kelly says multiplying the police force at these events will result in more vehicles being impounded and more arrestssotthe sideshow task force will assign designated officers to gather intel on the ground and on social media to give officers a chance to stop sideshows before they get started...sgt. kelly says the situation is just too dangerous sotat the alameda county sheriff's office of emergency dublin haaziq madyun kron4newssotthe concern is...when someone with that alleged mentality is trying to get away from being caught by police at a sideshow, even the officers who are trying to break it up are not safe...says alameda county sheriff deputy sgt. ray kellysotno longer thought of as just an oakland phenomenon, sideshows are now a regional problem for bay area cities, in response multiple law enforcement agencies have formed a special task force to address the situationsot
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have formed a sideshow task oakland police department working with our partners the san jose police department and diffferent agencies in santa clara to really combat this problem">nats/haaziqis it realistic to think you guys can get a handle on this problem or no?sotat the alameda county sheriff's office in dublin, haaziq madyun kron4news (pam) new tonight at six: sims metal management ... the company where a fire burned through scrap metal in richmond.. sending heavy, black smoke into the area last week... is now facing possible fines. the bay area air quality management district announced today... it has issued two air quality violations -- one for polutting the air, by sending elevated levels of a carcinogen into the area... the second violation for illegally burning. the district said, the fire should have been prevented. no word yet on the fine or penalty associated with the violations... investigators
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are still trying to determine what started the fire in the first place. (pam) and in san francisco this evening .. - the 'all clear' has been given, after a gas leak near alama square forced some evacuations. a gas line was ruptured by a street construction crew around 3:00- this afternoon.. the leak was capped just before 5:00 pm. (steve) another big story tonight: a volunteer tutor at a moutain view after school program is being accused of sexually assaulting two students. as kron4's maureen kelly reports -- police are concerned about the possibility that there could be more victims out there. moutain view police received a complaint friday from a parent at the sanyu learning center that their son had reported being touched inappropriately by a volunteer at the school over the course of several months. during that investigation a second alleged victim came forward with a simular complaint.now yizhuang liu, faces two counts of lewd and lascivious acts with a child under 14 with force, and
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one count of continous sexual assault.the sunyu learning center is an private after school program....which is located behind but is not associated with this church on south springer road. their website says they teach chinese language to kids ranging from kindergarten to 6th grade, as well as math and other electives. (maureen)the operator of the school declined to be interviewed but a teacher who did not want to go on camera says lui had been with the school about two years. she told me she doesn't want to believe the accusations against lui....saying he was good with the students and that she trusts him.detectives are concerned that they are other victims out there because lui was also on the board of directors of the sanyu learning center, and a volunteer at several other communtiy organizations, including a church and had opportunity to be alone with
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young boys. detective marco rubio says lui also was in contact with potenital victims using an social media ap.with the app he's communicating with some of these young boys. the app is called discord. it's a gamers app we (steve) (steve) three people are dead after two fatal shootings happened overnight within hours of each other. police responded to a call around two-30 this morning near keyes and seventh street in san jose. they found an adult male suffering from at least one gunshot wound. he later died at the scene. about a mile away was another incident where a man and woman were found dead before midnight. police are saying it was a murder-suicide. (pam) happening tonight: the alameda city council is expected to vote on a plan to install license plate readers on every road ... going in and out of the city.. the police chief says, he thinks the readers will drastically reduce the amount of property crimes... which
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have gone up in the last year. but others are against the plan -- citing privacy concerns. if approved -- 13- license plate readers would be installed.. one pointing at each lane heading into or out of alameda ... on the four bridges and the two tunnels. (pam) santa clara county voters will decide the fate of embattled superior court judge aaron persky.(steve) as kron four's rob fladeboe reports now, the 'recall persky' campaigncleared one last hurdle today... but not without some push back from persky supporters. michelle dauber/persky recall campaign"....we're going to take this campaign to the voters, it's a very historic day..." that was perksy recall campaign chair michelle dauber moments after the santa clara county board of supervisors ordered the measure to be placed on the june 5th ballot. supporters believe that judge persky was too lenient in the sentencing of former stanford swimmer brock turner, who sexually assaulted an intoxicated, unconscious woman after a fraternity party, michelle dauber/recall judge persky campaign "...it's just very clear that the voters of this county have lost confidence in judge persky's ability to be fair in cases involvingviolence against women, particularly when the perpetrators are privileged college athletes..."
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the supervisors obligatory action sending the measure to voters was preceded by impassioned pleas of support. but a group known as "voices against the recall," warned that that the effort is a threat to judicial independence says former judge ladoris cordell.dolores carr/voices against the recall "....they are going to thin twice about doing what they think is right because of fear that they are going to be targeted with misinformation, lies and distortions and end up in the same situation judge persky is in..."recall supporters says that judge persky ought to have sentenced brock turner to state prison instead of six months in the county jail. but persky supporters insist he followed the recommendation of the probation department and hope to convince voters that the recall will lead to harsh sentences for people of color. ladoris car/voices against recallmichelle dauber/persky recall campaignvoters in june will also be asked to choose a successor for judge persky should the recall be successful. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news (pam) big news on wall street.stocks closed higher.... after another day of steep up and down swings.. the dow rose 567- points - recouping nearly half of yesterday's nerve - (pam) 4 newsfladeboe kron san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news 4 news fladeboe kron 4 news
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(pam) big news on wall street.stocks closed
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higher.... after another day of steep up and down swings.. the dow rose 567- points - recouping nearly half of yesterday's nerve - wracking 1,175 -point plunge. it is now - once again - higher overall.. since the beginning of the year. (steve) developong tonight..the house of representatives has passed a budget deal that would prevent a government shutdown.. now it goes to the senate... it comes just hours after the president threatened a shutdown.,,, if democrats don't agree to change some of the loopholes that allows gang members into the country. president trump is also demanding funding for a border wall. immigration has been a sticking point in neogations for a budget deal starting in march some daca recipients beome eligible for deportation. although a white house official did say
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today "dreamers" would not be a priority for deportation. . (pam) new video tonight showing the moment a powerful six- point- four magnitude earthquake shook taiwan. the quake was centered off taiwan's eastern coast. tonight, there are reports of at least two deaths, more than 100 injuries and major damage. this is more new video -- you can see a hotel -- leaning, and in danger of falling. the epicenter was about 75 -miles away from the capital city of taipei.
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( steve ) the death of an n-f-l player allegedly by an undocumented immmigrant.. adds new fuel to the presidents' call for stronger border protections.. and the suspect has a bay area connection.. details ahead. (pam) plus, child porn popping up, as people open their facebook pages... details on what the company is doing about it.. and the suspect .. (steve) several thousand dollars now on the table.. to bring to justice the person who threw a puppy from a car onto a busy bay area freeway... more on the reward coming up.
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(pam) new at six - a five- thousand dollar reward is now being offered to find the person who tossed a puppy from a moving car. this is rex ... he escaped from his home in vacaville on thursday....hours later, the dog was tossed from a blue toyota prius on interstate- 80 near davis street. a witness tried to stop and save the 18-month old puppy - but rex was hit by another car before that could happen. (steve) more bay area news: drivers in san francisco spend an average of almost 80 hours a year waiting in traffic. this according to a report released today, that also ranks san francisco as one of the most congested cities in the world. kron
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4's camila bernal has reaction. this is what a typical rush hour looks like on the (bay or golden gate) bridge... commuters have no choice but to wait12:20 sometimes an hour sometimes half an hour sometimes 20,30 minutesbut the traffic is not just on the highways10:40 public transport is not keeping up with the population density and so everything gets more congested especially in the last 5 to 10 year in this area here in soma things have gotten pretty much out of controlmike wass usually walks to work.... but he still drives to take his son to daycare11:13 on a monday or between holidays it takes 10-15 minutes to get there. on a bad day it can be 45 minutesin his opinion, waiting in san francisco street traffic is just as bad as being stuck on the highway 11:25 you develop strategies on how to entertain yourself in the car, on the way back it could easily be an hour and a halfa new report from inrix, a company that analyzes transportation data, says drivers in san francisco spend an average of 79 hours stuck in traffic... making it the making it the 5th most congested city in the world. the metropolitan transportation commission says
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one of the worst spots is the eastbound lanes on the bay bridge 4:32 traffic backups routinely start in the 1 o'clock hour in the afternoon and extend into the 9 o'clock hour sometimes later 5th worse in the world commutes are well aware of the congestion -- and while the mtc is working to ease the problem.... drivers should still plan on dealing with traffic for the forseable future.in san francisco, camila bernal kron 4 news (steve) new video tonight showing some "good timing" on the bart of the contra costa county sheriff's rescue unit. while training -- a helicopter pilot spotted a cow stuck in a tree.... near los vaqueros two air crew members sprang into action... breaking a stump away and setting the calf free. it's not known how long the
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animal had been stuck... the aninaml was (pam) president trump is using a deadly wreck in indianapolis... to push for stronger border security. police say, an undocumented immigrant was driving under the influence this weekend -- when he hit and killed colts linebacker edwin jackson and his rideshare driver. now we have learned, the same suspect was once arrested here in the bay area on suspicion of d-u-i ... in redwood city. our washington correspondent jessica smith is tracking reaction in washington d.c. the immigration debate is already front and center here in washington, as congress scrambles to come up with a deal to protect dreamers -- the young people brought to this country illegally as children. now, the president is using this incident in indianapolis to fuel his argument for more border security as a part of any immigration deal. pkg
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disgraceful -- is what the president calls the death of colts linebacker edwin jackson. the president tweeted tuesday morning, "this is just one of many such preventable tragedies. we must get the dems to get tough on the border, and with illegal immigration, fast!"rokita: the president is exactly right about this. indiana congressman todd rokita says the driver of the truck that hit jackson and another man never should have been in the country. police say the undocumented immigrant was deported multiple times before the wreck.rokita: americans ought to be angry. this was an illegal alien...able to keep coming back because we don't have a wall. jessica smith reporting: i asked congressman rokita why now is the time to talk policy, when many republicans often say they don't want to "politicize tragedy" by talking about gun control after mass shootings. rokita: why wouldn't we talk about policy?// this is a causal is that we don't have a wall. this person would not country if we were able to control our borders. congressman andre carson disappointed in the
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president's tweets. carson: the president has developed a habit of being provocative to get attention. carson says this would be a tragedy no matter who caused the should not be used to make a carson: i think we recognize that this was a tremendous tragedy, offer our condolences, support and use this opportunity to bring people in washington, i'm jessica smith. jess live tag i asked both indiana senators (steve) let's take a look outside at san francisco(pam) chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the 60s to mid 70s. more sunshine is expected on thursday but cooler weather will begin to move in on friday. windy weather and much cooler temperatures saturday with breezy into sunday. right now it looks dry into next week.
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(steve) (steve) a succesfful test launch for space x's big new rocket. the falcon heavy rocket blasted off this afternoon from florida's kennedy space center. just to make the launch a little more intersting - a bright red tesla was placed onboard - from spacex's chief -- elon musk - who also heads up tesla. the rocket will now orbit the
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sun. (pam) coming up... apple watches making unexpected calls ... what authorities want you to do, if it happens with your watch.. (steve) also... people trying to get rid of pests.. wind up becoming targets for thieves .. ahead - advice to keep burglars away .. while you fumigate..
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♪ ♪ with the chase mobile app, michaela deprince could pay practically anyone,
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at any bank, all while performing a grand jeté between two grand pianos. she could... in a commercial. in real life she uses it to pay her sister, from her couch, for that sweater she stained. what sweater? (phone buzzes) life, lived michaela's way. chase. make more of what's yours. (pam) new at six:a warning if you plan on fumigating ... you might be a target for burglars. reporter dennis valera reports from fresno - with tips from police on keeping your home secure. in the past 12 months, 12 locations were burglarized when they were tented for fumigation. while it doesn't sound like too much, lt. rob beckwith, the operations commander for the central policing district, said it's unique to see this many.he adds the fumigation process leaves buildings very vulnerable for days."part of the process requires these companies to leave certain parts of the home unsecured for aeration purposes," beckwith said. "i believe that's part of the state law as well."most of the targets were south of shields avenue,
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between palm and maroa avenues. beckwith advises if you're going to fumigate, take your valuables with you. you should invest in surveillance cameras if you haven't. it's also helpful to get some extra sets of eyes on your property."at the very least, ask their neighbors to keep an eye on their house. look for people that might be walking around or casing the house," beckwith said.several people living in the tower district neighborhood said they'll be concerned if a fumigation tent pops up on their street. (pam) to help combat the crime problem -- fumigation companies in fresno are actually sending police a list of sites - so officers can increase their prescense in those areas. (steve) coming up ... alarming posts of child pornography showing up on facebook.. details on how could this happen.. (pam) plus, a judge rules whether or not a california bakery owner can refuse to make a wedding cake for a same sex couple. (lawrence) coming up i'll have the weather forecast.
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( pam ) the fight is over a cake. sounds simple... but there are many layers to this legal fight.(steve) a kern county judge has ruled in favor a baker.. who refused to bake a wedding cake for a same sex couple. as reporter danny freeman tells us... this is just a preliminary injunction.. but could have far reaching impact.
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tastries owner cathy miller all smiles tuesday morning, thanking god.(cathy miller / tastries bakery)miller: he has a hand in everything as far as i'm concerned and this is his victory.after kern county judge david lampe issued a ruling allowing miller to continue to refuse to make wedding cakes for same-sex couples.miller displayed a cake for the occasion saying thank you to supporters. miller: we can actually say that god won and that we are able to move forward with our baking industry here.but freedom of religion had little to do with lampe's ruling, which came just three days after hearing oral arguments in court.for lampe, it was a free speech issue.(judge david lampe / kern county superior court)lampe: the cake is not yet baked, and the speech involved is, you're asking the court to compel the defendant to design and create something. a wedding cake is not just a cake in a free speech analysis, lampe writes.it is an artistic expression by the person making it.lampe argued if miller refused to sell a cake to a same-sex couple,
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that would be discriminatory. miller: i am very happy to serve anyone who walks through that door anything in my case, make a birthday cake for anyone, i just cannot be a part of something that's not ordained by god.but lampe asserts the state should not force a baker to create or design a cake or quote publish any opinion with which he disagrees in the name of equal access.the case came before a judge after same-sex couple mireya and eileen rodriguez-del rio asked were denied a wedding cake from tastries last august.the couple referred us to a statment from their attorney patricia ziegler-lopez, quote. "this is only the beginning, it is just one battle in the war against discrimination." (pam) this case is apparantely not over for the couple. the department of fair employment and housing aruged this case on their behalf. we are waiting to
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hear what the next legal move will be.there is a similar case pending before the u.s. supreme court. here in santa clara county voters have 4 months to consider a controversial effort to recall superior court judge aaron persky. the board of supervisors sending the recall effort, which collected some 95,000 signatures, to the june ballot. judge perskyis under fire for handing down what critics feel was a far too lenient sentence to a former stanford athlete who sexually assaulted an intoxicated, unconscious woman after a fraternity party in 2015. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news in moutain view a tutor with an afterschool program is arrested for allegedly sexually assaulting two male students.police say yizhuang liu, who goes by name john, was a volunteer and a member of the board of directors for
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the sanyu learning center.it's a private chinese language school.police say liu also volunteered at a church and other community organizations. they say he was also communicating with other young boys using a gaming app called discord so they believe there could be other vicitims out there.maureen kelly kron4 news. sothere at the alameda county office of emergency services in dublin a sideshow task force is being beefed up to include law enforcement agencies from the east bay down to san josesotat the alameda county sheriff's office of emergency services in dublin haaziq madyun kron4news police say at 2:28 this morning san jose police officers responded to a person shot on the 300 block of keyes
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st. in san jose. when officers got here they found an adult male with at least one gunshot wound.he died at the scene.the identity of the victim has not been released. police are asking for help identifying the person or people responsible.we also talked to an employee at a business nearby who did not want to talk on camera.he came to the scene because he was asked to show police surveillance video from his business.this incident happened about a mile from another incident last night also here in san jose. that shooting happened on east alma ave and south first street in san jose.police responded to multiple shots fired right before 11pm.when they arrived they found a man and a woman dead.both had suffered at least one gun shot wound.the case remains undbh we are asking for the trying to find the me and i don't want to be like i your houseer investigation.reporting in san jose, lydia pantazes kron4 news. in san francisco, drivers spent an average of 79 hours stuck in traffic last year. according to a new report, this makes san francisco the 5th most congested city in the world. the metropolitan transportation commission says one of the worst spots is the eastbound lanes on the bay bridge... but this also directly impacts the traffic on city streets. in sf, camila bernal, kron4 news.
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lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for another couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the (steve) new at six.. a video making its rounds on social media contains child pornography.... and people in several states say, it's been sent to them on facebook messenger.. catherine heenan is here with the story -- and a warning from police. (catherine) unsuspecting facebook users are opening messages to find child pornography images...and authorities say it's essential to quickly report it - and delete it.
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facebook is working to fix the problem...and police are after the sender.. in the meantime - police are warning people that if they get the message - it's technically a crime to share any links or videos -- even in outrage. even sending a screen shot to a friend to describe what happened is against the law. knoxville police - every time you share that picture or video, that child is being re- victimized. facebook is gonna start trying to delete it and possible kill the sender's account. they will take action. woman who received message - i was disgusted. and instinctively said - i have got to report this. tonight, authorities in alabama say they've identified the suspectand the victim in the child porn video. warrants have been issued against germaine moore in alabama... he's also wanted in detroit, where police say he sexually assaulted three girls. there are also reports that the child involved has been
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found - and is safe. steve and pam? (pam) also tonight.. walnut creek police are warning people that they have seen an increase in accidental 9-1-1 calls from apple watches. police say, if you do make an accidental 9-1-1 call - don't just hang up -- let them know if was an accident. (pam) a girl scout in southern california is cashing in on the state's new marijuana laws! reporter travis rice explains how. it's either bad parenting or genius marketing depending on how you feel about the green stuff. cell phone video shows a nine year old selling girl scout cookies out of a wagon near a marijuana dispensary. the girl's father wants he and his daughter to remain anonymous but says she sold 312 boxes in two three hour trips on wednesday and friday.
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this instagram post from the dispensary urban leaf even advertised the girl will be outside.(alison bushan/girl scouts san diego)we all looked at that and our first inclination was it must be a booth sale because it said until 4:00 p.m. alison bushan with girl scout san diego says they saw the social media post back at hq and had to consult the book. that's that's the bible for you guys. this is this is a family cookie guide. the girl scouts allow booths sales generally in front of any business even dispensaries. once they're approved bushan says this would have been a major no no if the girl had a table on the door. but the wagon off site changes everything.(alison bushan) so that's what they were doing and they had their car and they were walking around their community there and that is right and well within the rules.as for hundreds of boxes sold in a few hours the competition is just begun. (alison bushan) from a sales standpoint she has done all-right. but i know that some of my friends have sold 600 boxes just on sunday walking their neighborhood. so there are many ways that girls are being great entrepreneurs. (steve) coming up next.. a new lotto multi- millionaire is battling it out with the government.. and it is not about her winnings.
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month's 560-million dollar powerball is suing state lottery officials in order to stay anonymous. she filed a complaint as jane doe ... after signing the ticket without legal consultation. after speaking to a lawyer ... she found out that new hamshire lottery rules do allow winners to form a trust annonymously ... but she gave up that right when she
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signed her ticket. (pam) if you have hit a snag with your new years' weight loss goals, there is a new trend which may be worth trying out. 'souping' is becoming more popular with people trying to shed a few pounds. so much so... 'souping' ranked in pinterest's top- 10 food trends for 20-18. according to a professor of nutritional sciences at penn state ... binding water into food, helps keep your stomach fuller for longer. unlike juicing, soup can help stabilize blood sugar for more sustained energy. plus, the water in soup ... adds weight and volume ... so that you can have a satisfying amount without all the unwanted calories. sports is coming up... the giants make a major announcement about former slugger barry bonds... and one - time teammates... westbrooke and durant are tight- lipped about tonights showdown between the thunder and the warriors at oracle .. sports director gary radnich has it all.. next.
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aka westbook versus durant... tips off right around 7:30 at oracle arena tonight... last time both teams played... in oklahoma city last novemeber... westbrook went off for close to a triple-double... 34 points... 11 rebounds... and 9 assists durant wasn't bad with 21 points... but it was all westbrook and thunder... 108-91 it was the first time since durant left oklahoma city for golden state that the thunder beat the warriors... who had won the previous 4 matchups by 20 points or more... when asked the usual questions about the matchup... durant and westbrook were clearly sick and tired of the topic...(sot:
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westbrook and durant) "how do you approach this game and how much do you look forward to it?""what's my answer? how do i approach it? what's my answer?""you play every game the same way." (reporters laugh as westbrook walks away)"most of guys who played on that team that i played with are gone, so.""do you still talk to any of the guys when they are in town... or...?""i got a question. why do you care so much?" (reporter laughs nervously) game or no game... the game or no
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game or no game... the warriors always out and about in the community... yesterday... to tip off their outreach in celebration of "black history month"... guard patrick mccaw and assistant coach chris demarco participated in a "read to achieve" reading rally at sanchez elementary school in san francisco the pair read books to the students... including "i am martin luther king, jr.,"... the warriors will celebrate black history month throughout february with numerous in-game activations... community outreach efforts... and a multimedia partnership with "baycat academy"... a bay area nonprofit that educates... empowers and employs youth to produce digital media. it may be a few years later than fans wanted... but the giants are going to finally retire barry bonds' number 25... the team announced today they would hold a ceremony to honor the
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home run king and seven-time nl mvp on august 11th... when his other former team... the pittsburgh pirates... are in town bonds will become only the 12th player from the new york or san francisco giants to have his number retired... he broke hank aaron's home run record with number 756 in 2007.... he finished his 22-year big league career in 2007 with 762 homers. bonds said he was "both honored and humbled" that the giants are going to retire his number
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bill belichick's benching of
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starting cornerback malcomb bulter before the super bowl remains a mystery... today butler posted a statement via social media apologizing for comments he made about the patriots "giving up" on him and that they could have won the game if he had played... butler also strongly denied rumors that he was disciplined for everything from attedning a concert... to missing curfew... to even getting caught smoking marijuana... during super bowl week...calling them... "ridiculous, false and hurtful"... interestingly... one of the people that "liked" the statement... tom brady
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this week's cover of sports illustrated... no surprise... the super bowl champion eagles freatured... with the caption "philly special"... and a photo of mvp nick foles scoring on his late first half surprise touchdown catch... a play called "philly special" it was the first super bowl win in three tries for the eagles... who last won an nfl championship in 1960 behind the quarterbacking of norm van brocklin and coaching of bay area legend buck shaw... 7 years before the first super bowl the victory parade in philly is tomorow...(wipe to philly fan foles tatoo) and a super bowl celebration wouldn't be complete with out a tatoo... this eagles fan didn't waste any time... getting an image of foles holding the lombardi trophy... inked on his calf teddy munz... 38-year-old schoolteacher and lifetime
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eagles fan... got the tatoo yesterday... in december munz was trying to rally fans on social media after starting qb carson wentz went out for the season... his friends asked him to exhibit true belief... promising to get the tatoo if the backup...foles... led the eagles to the title... munz's friends covered the $400 cost (steve) coming up... a coyote in a tight squeeze .. gets a helping hand from some california volunteers.. (steve) tonight - a california
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community has come to the aid of an animal in need.(pam) the coyote in question , got her head stuck in a jar.... and needed a helping hand to get free. reporter steve large shows us what happened next. a glimpse at this recuperating coyote.what a relief, her head finally free.and this new picture-staring straight into the lens, after days dodging help.video taken last week shows the coyote with its head stuck inside a container.left wandering through the el dorado county hills, eluding help.the unusual sight led to a growing group of volunteers searching to save her.luis escobar/rescue volunteer"well i've never tackled a coyote before...luis escobar was one of those volunteers .luis escobar/rescue volunteer"it was just amazing, everybody was there and everybody was ready and responded correctly." this picture shows the coyote just after it was captured, inside a crate. the container still on its head.luis escobar/rescue volunteer"when i grabbed it and i held it, it felt really boney like a cat, it was definitely hungry, and scared and probably in shock." video shows the effort to get the wild animal inside the crate. suffering, but still snarling through the
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see-through plastic stuck on her head.mos/no name given"her ears are bloody, around her neck is bloody..."rescue crews later clipped the container off.it looks like a jumbo sized jar--that held some type of snack.mos/no name given"her head was right in here and you can see this is probably pieces of her skin."a days long effort by volunteers searching to save a creature from pain.mos/no name given "i'm sure she's happy to be done with her bonnet."now the search is over...this coyote will be ok.steve large/reporting"you're seeing an animal suffering, and if you can help it, why not." (pam) the people taking care of the animal are not naming it -- because they do plan on introducing her back to the wild,, although some have suggested calling the coyote "lucky". lawrence karnow: it was sunny and bright all the way to the
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coast again today with highs running well above average. our dry stretch of weather continues with no change in sight. winds were gusty at times but otherwise it was an amazing day. it should be very comfortable if you're going out tonight with plenty of start, mild temperatures and a gentle breeze. you can see the huge dome of high pressure on the satellite image blocking the storms and sending them into canada. high pressure will remain strong for another couple of days but much cooler and windy weather is forecast for the weekend. highs tomorrow will be warm again but slightly cooler. highs will be in the 60s to mid 70s. more sunshine is expected on thursday but cooler weather will begin to move in on friday. windy weather and much cooler temperatures return on saturday with breezy conditions into sunday. right now it looks dry into next week.
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goodbye final look at the weather with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. a full hour of entertainment news is on the way. at 7:00 it's inside edition, followed by entertainment tonight at 7-30. then we're back with kron 4 news at 8:00
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