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to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot to persist. conditions likely weather ongoing dry weekend with upcoming slightly by the then moderate
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slightly by the upcoming ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) ( robin )a car jumps the curb and hits several people tuesday night at the oakland international airport. the accident caused terminal one to shut down for several hours... leaving traffic a total mess. this morning we're learning the driver is a 54-year-old man... and did not have a license.
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kron 4's j-r stone has the story. ( robin ) kron-4 was ( robin ) ( robin ) kron-4 was first to tell you
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about this accident at oakland international airport. we sent a push alert at 7:45 tuesday evening. you can stay connected on breaking news by downloading our free mobile app. and enabling push alerts. ( robin )this morning we're also learning the boys and girl's clubs of contra costa.... was broken into last week. this happened at the boys and girls club in el sobrante. the organization says an on-site storage unit was burglarized overnight last week... and believes at least 20-thousand dollars worth of computer equiptment was taken. this includes... computers, monitors, keyboards, and more. the boys and girls club says it is unclear what impact this could have on programs this year. ( robin )bart.... is reporting an increase in arrests made by police in 20-17. their numbers indicate a 43-percent increase in arrests over 20-16....and there is an impressive 88-percent increase in catching fare evaders. bart police... chief carlos
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rojas... says his officers have issued about 14-percent more prohibition orders... blocking violent riders and using new measures to tackle auto thefts and bike thefts. in 20-17... bart reported an 18-percent drop in those bike thefts. although bart officials are proud of the transit's accomplishments... they say there is still room for improvement. ( robin ) bart's police chief says his officers are getting extra training. he says - the transit system has over 400- thousand riders a day... and credits the strong camera system in catching many thiefs. he added... bart police are actively looking for new ways to make the system as safe as possible. ( robin ) california attorney general xavier becerra.... is suing the trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 20-20 census. this
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is the latest exchange in a feud between sacramento and washington over federal immigration policies. with california arguing... that adding a citizenship question could discourage non-citizens from participating. the attorney general says... this is just the latest move by the trump administration to target undocumented immigrants. he says he wants everyone accounted for. the white house says... this decision will help to enforce the voting rights act. ( robin ) the the attorney general
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argues ... that information collected without including non- citizens could be used to reduce the number of representatives california sends to congress. he also says, the move could affect federal funding for things like education, highways, and homeland security. ( robin )there is also worry that adding a citizenship question would get an inaccurate number of how many people live in the bay area... and increase a climate of fear with the community. kron 4's charles clifford reports on this from santa clara. well, we are still a couple of years away from the next census but there is already concern that adding a citizenship question could negatively impact the whole process.sotthis is clearly a disengenious move by the adminstration to politicize
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the census.sameena usamn is the government relations coordinator at cair, the council on american islamic relations. they provide free legal service to anyone experiencing discrimination, hate crimes or bullying. she says that the addition of a citizenship status question would discourage people fromto the census has alreay alarmed some of the people cair works with.sotwe have been hearing a lot of community concern about this change in the census.she worries that if a citizenship question is added, it would discourage people off from participating in the process, thus undermining the legitimacy of the census. sot the census should be including everyone. people who have homes, people who are homeless, people who are documented and undocumented. we need to make sure there's an accurate count of people who are living in this country, not just citizens.she also says that the immigrant community in the bay area is already on edge as result of the trump adminstration efforts to implement travel bans and oppose santctuary cities. adding a citizenship questions would be another blow.sotthis is clearly a disengenious move by the adminstration to politicize the census.sot there's already a climate of fear in the community. people being targeted because of their citizen ship status. whether or not they are documented. so people may be discourgaed from taking part in the census. sameena says cair will work to oppose the addition of a citizenship question. they also support lawsuits being brought by california and other states to stop the question from appearing on the next census. census.
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( robin ) immigration agents gained access to another bay area jail... and interviewed four inmates. this time at the santa clara county sheriff's jail. the sheriff's office confirms, ice did get into the jail back on march 7th and march 8th... and interviewed four inmates... but none were detained. immigration tried to get back in on march 14th, but were denied. in a statement... sheriff laurie smith says... ice was ámistakenly let in. this is the second time ice has gotten into bay area jails. around the same time as the santa clara incident... two ice agents made their way into san francisco county jail. (robin)coming up on the kron 4 morning news ...sideshow drivers targeted a location near the bridge ... to warm up for a wild ride above the bay.
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we show you where it took place. (robin)plus.... a high school in the east bay... left in shock after a football player suddenly dies. hear how students and staff members are trying to cope after the loss. (robin)and... the family of stephon clark is deamnding justice after he was shot and killed by sacramento police. find out what clarks family members and loved ones.. are asking for. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:strengthening high
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pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) in sacramento... tempers
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continue to rise after the death of stephon clark. protesters are demanding justice after learning clark was unarmed... when fatally shot by police. sara zendehnam (zen-de-nam) reports. --reporter pkg- --reporter pkg-as follows--nat soundthis is stevante clark... stephon clark's brother.. nat soundthese are speakers...nat soundthe community's reaction to sacramento leaders is passionate and their message... unwavering.mos/no name given"i'm asking you to stand with the voices of the people that you're hearing today, i'm asking you all, all of you not one being exempt to be the champion of change that sacramento needs." they want the sacramento police officers who shot and killed stephon clark on march 18th to be held accountable...speaker after speaker.. demanding change..
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pleading for action...mos/no name given"you can not be blue, you can not be political, you can not stand on the fence you have to fall on the side of what is right." tuesday's sacramento city council meeting taken over by people of all ages and backgrounds who brought stories of their own struggles... offered solutions... and wanted their voices to be heard...mos/no name given"we expect you to leave this moment with a new lens on, a lens of understanding that we need enforcement that carries out and cares for the neighborhood that they are enforcing." mayor darrell steinberg joined by city council members and sacramento police chief daniel hahn held a moment of silence in honor of clark and offered words of encouragement... before the nearly 700 people expected to speak could have their turn at the podium the meeting was shut down three hours after it started as the protest outside became chaotic and one person was arrested for assaulting a police officer, according to the sac p-d.
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( robin )city officials say out of an abundance of caution and concern... the mayor chose to end it. ( robin ) in mendocino county... two women and three children were killed when an s-u-v drove off a cliff on monday. authorities say the driver was driving southbound on highway one... when they pulled into a dirt
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turnout. instead of stopping.... the s-u-v drove off the cliff... and landed about 100-feet below onto a large rock. the vechile landed on its roof.... killing all five passengers. firefighters had to rappel down the cliff to retrieve the bodies with the help of a helicopter. police are investigating the cause of the accident. drugs and alcohol were not considered factors. ( robin )it's been a rough week for students at oakland technical high school. this after a beloved member of the varsity football team passed away late last week. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with the young man's friends and head coach... who say they lost a great guy. (philippe) jeremiah joyner was passionate about football, say his friends and family. christian spencer says jeremiah put everything he had into everything he did. christian spencer/friend- "he was a good teammate -- never put anybody down. he, i, i, i feel like he helped me better myself as a football player." spencer says joyner was a former teammate on the junior
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varisty squad at oakland technical high school. but last season, jeremiah played varisty. and, his head coach was virdell larkins. virdell larkins/head coach- "just getting the news of this, saying, you know, just unexpectedly, its kind of hard." coach larkins, is like everyone else... in disbelief over jeremiah's passing. right now, it's unclear what caused his death. his mother will only confirm that he died at a hospital in oakland late last week.virdell larkins/head coach- "he was a very responsible -- very engaged kid." those who knew jeremiah say he worked hard at everything he did. that he certainly loved football... but that he was more than just an athlete. he worked hard in the classroom as well. livier perez/teacher- "i definitely think he had a bright future. he detinitely was interested in college." livier (live-vey) perez was jeremiah's world literature teacher last year.livier perez/teacher- "he was, um, extremely independent, tried really hard creative." and, he loved to play a game of "uno" with his friends at
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lunchtime. a tradition they say will live on while they're all school. because that's how they say their friend jeremiah would have in oakland, kron four (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... panicked teens running from classrooms... after a threat was made against cupertino high. what we're learning about the school threat.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. steven spielberg has a new movie hitting theaters this weekend... based on a best-selling novel. david daniel talked with the director and stars of "ready player one." --reporter pkg-as follows-- "the oasis." (nat) "a whole virtual universe."with the outside world of 20-45 a disaster, people flock to a virtual world in "ready player one." "people come to the oasis for all the things they can do." (nat/music) "but they stay because of all the things they can be.""can you feel this?""um, yeah."but it's not just fun and games."this is war, for control of the
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future!" (nat)"find him." (nat- explosion)futuristic technology and tons of pop culture references? who better to bring all this to the big screen than steven spielberg? "it would have been hard before this to conceptualize a more perfect kind of moment and filmmaker and film, but boosh, there it is.""we shot all the motion capture first, because it would have been too confusing to pop the cast back and forth, as we pop the audience back and forth from the real world to the oasis." "it was fantastic, and i think that he knew that we all needed to lean on him a lot more than maybe actors would normally have to, but because for all of us it was our first time doing motion capture." "and so we all had a commonality immediately, which helped bond us together." "yeah, i think that's something that's very apparent in a lot of steven's movies, you know, is the camaraderie between a lot of young people. it's something that is very present in this movie and i think that's one reason that people are going to love it." "like many of you, i only came here to escape." (nat) "but i found something much bigger than just myself. are you willing to fight?" (nat) "help us save the oasis."in hollywood, i'm david daniel.
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(robin) and here's a live outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:strengthening high
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pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely
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to persist. no major hot spots. bay no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin ) this past weekend's
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this past ( robin ) ( robin ) this past weekend's dangerous sideshow on the bay bridge... was not the first stop for those participating in the illegal event. sideshow drivers targeted a location near the bridge to warm up for a wild ride above the bay. kron4's haaziq madyun shows us where. these tire skid marks you see here were made during an illegal sideshow sunday on the upper deck of the bay bridge nats/sideshow video"aye! we are on the bridge"before they
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drove onto the bridge some of those same sideshow participants made these burn out marks on this open lot on treasure island. this is california highway patrol dispatch audionats/chp dispatch sot treasure island was once san francisco police officer joseph tomlinson beat. he talks about why it takes a coordinated law enforcement effort to handle sideshow activity on heresoteast bay sideshow activity is well documented but folks here on treasure island say this past weekend's sideshow activity part of the norm around heresot "well it's like a tradition here, people with tricked out cars come here and do donuts
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like i seen a couple myself"> sfpd police officials say sunday's sideshow activity on treasure island remains under investigation...haaziq madyun kron4news ( robin )a man is in jail after leading police on a pursuit that started on the bay bridge. the chase ended on wendy drive in pleasant hill... where police pulled the man out of the van he was driving. this is video of the arrest. police say the chase started when the man almost hit a c- h-p patrol car while driving through a construction zone. the chase lasted about 15-minutes. police are now trying to determine if drugs or alcohol played a role. ( robin ) chaos at a south bay high school. students run from
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class... thinking there had been a threat to their school. for the second time in less than a month.... a threat causes a bay area school to evacuate before the day is over. kron 4's dan kerman has the story. hese are the panicked voices of cupertino high school students evacuating campus after the school received a phone call threatening the schoolsot deep sethi/cupertino high student 10-17there was an announcement to evacuate campus. it was really scary because everybody just ran it wasn't like a code red, you could tell this wasn't a drill sot sot sahithi goginehi/cuper tino high junior 18-25there were teachers saying get off campus and we were over there near that intersection and all the teachers are like call your mom, call your parents and go home.it was about 1pm when the school received the threatening call from what sounded like a robotic voice sot tanaz harooni/cupertino high junior 32-42it's scary to think about going to school to just study and we hear threats coming to our school, it's just really scary situation and i really hope it doesn't happen to any other school deputies blanketed the area.
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sot sgt. rich glennon/santa clara county sheriff's office 49-58deputies responded taking full precautions, blocking off all the roadways to the school and did a systematic search of the school . there was a threat of active violence and we determined that not to be a credible threat.but authorities say the phone number that originated the call has been used before to make other threatening calls. based on the number that placed the call, you can even look at google and see that number has placed calls to many schools across the country standup dan kerman/cupertino 115-125this is the second time in less than 30 days this campus has had to evacuate early . on february 28th a students receive a series of texts threatening the campus. it was at the end of the day, still school had to be evacuated early. in cupertino, dan kerman kron 4 news. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. (ácommercialá) ( robin )whether dogs should
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be on leashes or not... is often a tense argument for some pet owners. but in one local neighborhood... you would think coyote attacks... would make that an easy decision. kron 4's stanley robers explains. i took a drive to south san jose i'm here because a viewer was concerned about off leash dogs near the area of coyote road and scarlett way and no sooner as i arrived there was this woman with the colorful umbrella walking two dogs precious and simon simon was on a leash and precious is not how come one is on a leash and one is not i'll wait for her answer wait let's try a different approach have you ever had your dog attacked by other dogs sometimes where is my dog(ummm what is this a story about) it about the dog
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have you ever had your dog attacked (so are you going to help) am i going to help with the problems we have with other dogs) what other problems, i'm trying to find out the coyote eats the dogs the coyote eats the cats) .so apparently in my quest to find the off lead dog problem i was diverted to the problem with coyotes eating cats and dogs which caused me to posed a simple question wouldn't be easier to put your dog on a leash if they're eating them yea but they eat, it at night when they escape oh ok sometimes dogs escape from the house and while we were talking a new visitor arrived and he was staring at us and watching our every move it turns out he escaped from a home nearby as my friend with the umbrella leaves she placed her dog on a leash i soon found out where the escapee was housed well usually my dogs are inside all the time ( except for this one) i don't know how she got out... so then i went searching for more
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dogs off leash and dropped into hellyer park .. which by the way cost 6 dollars to enter but it has its very own dog park however i told there is problem with off leash dogs in area where leashes are required but i'm happy to say everyone inside the park on this day had their dogs on leashes in this frisbee park all i found was oscar doing volunteer community cleaning up cigarette butts that what i dislike the most but you have stepping in what dog censored i don't know if i can say that dog poo ááhmmm ok according to other people i spoke to, the off leash problem is real, but it happens early in the morning and late in the afternoon as it relates to the dogs getting eatenif you keep your dog on a leash then it's kind of hard for them to get away though right on south san jose stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin)coming up on the kron four morning news... if you are sneezing and sniffling.. it might be allergies. why allergies could be hitting you hard right now.. and what to do about it. (robin) live look
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outside... at the san francisco international airport. me back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15
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degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin )millenials are paying more in rent than any earlier generation. even when you take into account the fact they earn higher salaraies. according to us census bureau data... millenials fork over 45-percent of their income from ages 22-30 for rent. that's higher than the 30 percent reccomended. gen-x spent 41-percent of their income over the same time frame... also up from baby boomers who spent 36-percent. it's only going to get worse for people under the age of 22. generation "z" is
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projected to spend over 10-percent more than millenials on rent... before the age of 30. ( robin ) tech giant apple ... has revealed a new "budget" i-pad targeted toward students. c-e-o tim cook and other apple executives showed off the device at a school in chicago tuesday. it's the same size as the traditional i-pad... and costs 2-hundred-and-99 dollars for schools... and 3-hundred-and- 29 dollars for consumers. the company also talked about software features designed specifically for teachers and students... and a series of apps for the classroom. ( robin )for your health this morning... spring is here and it's bringing lots of suffering... to the bay area people who have allergies. kron 4's gabe slate talked with an allergist.... to find out how long this allergy season is expected to last... and how you can make it through. sound from dr. bruce f.
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paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwheezers.com "worst time of year for allergy suffers" doctor bruce paterson specializes in treating allergies and asthma he says his patients from the east bay have it bad. the residence here pay for being able to look upon all those beautiful rolling green hills. sound from dr. bruce f. paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwh eezers.com "there is so many open grassy areas "doctor bruce paterson says allergy seasons are tied into the weather.. for now this current one we are now in is expected to end in june or july but that could change if it rains more more rain.. will mean a longer drawn out allergy season. the doctor says before you come and visit him or other allergy specialists to be treated there is a few things you can try. sound from dr. bruce f. paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwh eezers.com "stay indoors, over the counter nose sprays "in concord gabe slate kron 4 news. ( robin ) some some customers whose
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prescription medicines are covered by aetna... could get a break at the drug store next year. aetna says starting 20-19 -- it will pass along to consumers the rebates it receives from drug manufacturers. aetna's c-e-o says the company believes its customers should benefit from those discounts and rebates. the move will likely affect about three million customers who are enrolled in a certain type of job-based insurance coverage. the actions come amid president trump's pledge to lower the cost of prescription drugs. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... it's really happening. the raiders are moving to sin city... and their new stadium is now in the works. find out how much the team is shelling out... for their new home. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) the raiders are getting closer and closer to moving to las vegas. tuesday the nfl approved the teams financing plan for their new stadium in las vegas. it's a 1-
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point-8-billion dollar project... which includes 7-hundred-and-50 million dollars in public funds... a substantial raiders investment... and a 200- million-dollar loan from the league. the raiders plan on playing in oakland for the next two seasons... before moving to vegas... in year 20-20. (robin) and... not only is he funny... but he's also a great dancer. the fresh prince got a special salsa lesson from salsa king marc anthony... to celebrate his 100th instagram post. you can see anthony giving smith a simple lesson on how to do a basic two-step. the post drew in about a million views per hour on smith's instagram page. ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... a drop in crime in several key areas on bart. we'll break down what the transit's new numbers mean.
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( robin )plus.... a high school in the east bay... left in shock after a football player suddenly dies. hear how students and staff members are coping after the loss. ( robin )and... a community in outrage... after the killing of an unarmed sacramento man. what the family of stephon clark is deamnding the city to do... to get justice for his death. teachers in
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oakland will be protesting at schools today because they do not have a contract. i'm live with the latest. ( will ) for the second time in less than a month ... a threat caused a bay area school to evacuate. i'm live in cupertino with the details.
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( james ) a man demanding accountability... after sacramento police fatally shot his áunarmed brother. how he took over a city council meeting. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a rebecca:strengthening high
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pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. ( darya ) ( darya ) a big story this morning... protesters take over a sacramento city council meeting... demanding justice for stephon clark....the unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police. they were led by clark's brother -- stevante -- who sat down right in front of the mayor . ( darya ) speaker after speaker took to the podium... and many more protesters gathered outside the council chamber. ( james ) hours before the meeting... sacramento's police chief announced state attorney general xavier becerra will conduct an independent investigation into clark's death. but relatives say they're skeptical of the promised investigation. clark was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard on
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march 18th. officers say they thought he had a gun. he was holding a cell phone. ( james ) nearly 700 people were hoping to speak at the podium. but the meeting was shut down just a few hours after it started... as the protest outside became chaotic. one person was arrested for assaulting a police officer. ( darya ) for the second time in six days... protesters forced a lockdown at sacramento's golden1 center. the arena is just a few blocks away from city hall. some fans who arrived early were let in. but just a few thousand were able to watch the kings take on the mavericks. ( darya ) we have
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continuing coverage of the stephon clark shooting on air and online. on our website we have more video of protests around sacramento... the 9-1-1 call that led police to stephon clark and the lawsuit being filed against the city of sacramento. it is all at kron 4 dot com. ( james ) teachers with oakland unified school district will be at sequoia elementary school in oakland picketing and handing out flyers.... they're hope is to bring attention to contract negotiations.(darya) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in oakland with the latest. lydia? this is just one of many demonstrations taking place this week at different schools. oakland educators have been working without a contract for almost nine months.their contract expired july 1, 2017. representative2017.expired july 1, 2017.representatives from the oakland education association say the oakland unified school district has not demonstrated that settling
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the contract is a priority. from march 26 to march 29, oea members will honor the terms of their expired contract by not doing any work outside of their paid duty day and will have other actions at school sites. oea members will not take work home. teachers will not write lesson plans or grade student work outside of our contractual hours. they will not attend unpaid meetings before or after school. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) also in the east bay.... an s-u-v jumped a curb at the oakland airport.. hitting three people and injuring four. the driver was dropping someone off at the airport last night. he somehow jumped a curb...hitting 3 people the crash sent luggage flying into the air...injuring a fourth
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person. two people were sent to the hospital... one with moderate injuries. police say the man responsible does not have his license.. and was unfamiliar with the car. ( darya ) the driver has been charged with felony reckless driving causing injuries. officals expect to release his name and mug shot sometime today. ( darya ) new this morning... video released overnight shows a c-h-p helicopter rescuing an injured hiker. a 72-year-old man was hiking the mount saint helena trail when he slipped and injured his leg. chp
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says a helicopter rescue was required because it was difficult to find the man's exact location. the man was treated for injuries and is expected to recover. ( james ) state attorney general xavier becerra is suing the trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. this morning... we're hearing from both sides. we first brought you this story yesterday morning as breaking news. becerra says adding a citizenship question could discourage non-citizens from taking part in the census. he also calls the move the administration's latest to target undocumented immigrants. the white house says this decision will help enforce the voting rights act. ( james )> ( james ) the attorney general
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argues that information collected áwithout including non- citizens could be used to reduce the number of representatives california sends to congress. he also says the move could affect federal funding for things like education... highways and homeland security. ( james ) we are learning immigration agents were able to gain access to another bay area jail... and interviewed four inmates. it happened at the santa clara county sheriff's office jail. ice got into the jail back on march 7th and 8th. they interviewed four inmates... but none were detained. agents tried to get back in a week later... but were denied. in a statement sheriff laurie smith says ice was "mistakenly" let in. this is the second time ice has gotten into bay area jails. earlier this month... two ice agents got around sanctuary policies and into san francisco county jail. ( darya ) the alameda
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county board of supervisors has voted to end urban shield after 20-18... the world's largest militarized swat training and weapons expo. the vote was applauded by community members and organizations. most alameda couty law enforcement agencies argued that urban shield is necessary for emergency preparedness. but members of "the stop urban shield" group... say the training "militarizes" police and negatively affects communities of color. ( darya ) convicted convicted cop killer... luis bracamontes... has been sentenced to death. he smiled and clapped as the verdict was read yesterday. bracamontes was convicted in february of killing two police officers... in a crime spree that spread across multiple california counties. he allegedly yelled at jurors and victim's families throughout the trial... and at one point threatened to kill more officers. it's not clear when or if the sentence will
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be carried out. california has not executed an inmate since 2006. ( james ) in the north bay... a high school treasurer has been sentenced to six months in jail for embezzlement. mary david was a treasurer at rancho cotate high school in rohnert park from 20-13 to 20-17. she forged signatures and wrote checks to herself up to 1-thousand dollars multiple times. she admitted to embezzling around 50-thousand from the school. david was sentenced on monday to 6 months in jail and four years of probation. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a high school in the east bay... left in shock after a football player suddenly dies. hear how students and staff members are trying to cope after the loss. ( james ) and after the break... driving to work... all the sudden... driving into a near death escapade. how a woman was finally rescued... after being stranded in the snow-- for more than a week. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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water that she did have. she did eat some snow.">( darya ) sheryl donovan was finally found when she got out of her s-u-v on the tenth day... and walked a mile to find a road. that's where a good samaritan stopped to help her. but donovan's s-u-v is still stuck out there in the snow. authorities hope to get it out soon. ( james ) ( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region
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will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely
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to persist.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) students at oakland tech are mourning the loss of one of their classmates.( james ) a beloved member of the varisty football team died last last week. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with the young man's friends and head coach. jeremiah joyner was passionate about football, say his friends and family. christian spencer says jeremiah put everything he had into everything he did. christian spencer/friend- "he was a good teammate -- never put y wn. he, i, i, i myself as a football player." spencer says joyner was a former teammate on the junior varisty squad at oakland technical high school. but last season, jeremiah played varisty. and, his head coach was virdell larkins. virdell larkins/head coach- "just getting the news of this, saying, you know, just unexpectedly, its kind of hard." coach larkins, is like everyone else... in disbelief over jeremiah's passing. right now, it's unclear what caused his death.
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his mother will only confirm that he died at a hospital in oakland late last week.virdell larkins/head coach- "he was a very responsible -- very engaged kid." those who knew jeremiah say he worked hard at everything he did. that he certainly loved football... but that he was more than just an athlete. he worked hard in the classroom as well. livier perez/teacher- "i definitely think he had a bright future. he detinitely was interested in college." livier (live-vey) perez was jeremiah's world literature teacher last year.livier perez/teacher- "he was, um, extremely independent, tried really hard creative." and, he loved to play a game of "uno" with his friends at lunchtime. a tradition they say will live on while they're all still in high school. because that's how they say their friend jeremiah would have wanted it. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( james ) the n-t-s-b is investigating a deadly crash and fire... involving a tesla in mountain view. two investigators are now in the bay area. the agency says it's not clear whether the telsa model-x was operating on autopilot when it crashed on highway 101 on friday.
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investigators will also look into the fire that broke out after the crash. the driver -- wei huang of san mateo -- was killed. police say huang was traveling south in the carpool lane when the tesla hit a freeway barrier -- and caught on fire. ( james ) uber will not renew its permit to test driverless cars in californa. those permits are set to expire saturday. if the company wants a new permit...the d-m-v says it has to address the investigation in to a fatal crash in arizona last week. this is video from inside an autonomous uber s-u-v. a pedestrian in tempe was killed. uber suspended its tests on public roads after that accident. ( darya ) online ads for unlicensed pot shops are causing tension in california's pot market. state regulators have warned the website 'weedmaps' to take down ads from illegal sellers. but the company says its not breaking any laws.
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they say thousands of growers and sellers haven't been able to get licenses in the regulated market. state- licensed shops are concerned for their businesses because of sellers that don't pay taxes and half cheaper prices. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... bart crimes are on the rise.. we'll hear from police about the on-going issue. ( darya ) concerts are better for your mood than yoga. how live music effects your well-being... after the break. (clucking noises) everyone wants to be the cadbury bunny
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this morning... researchers are testing new smartphone apps that push patients to take their pills using selfie-style videos.( james ) but some say the technology raises privacy and data security concerns. a patient shoots a selfie-style video while taking their pills... then uploads that video proof to their doctor.( darya ) fans say the technology addresses a big problem: about half of drugs for chronic conditions aren't taken as prescribed because of cost, side effects or forgetfulness.( james ) right now... health departments are using the apps to keep tabs on tuberculosis patients.
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( james ) going to a concert is better for your well-being than yoga. that's the finding of a new study.( darya ) researchers in london split volunteers into three groups... and fitted each person with a heart monitor. one group went to a concert. another to a yoga class... and the third -- walked their dogs.( james ) turns out the concert-goers had the highest level of "wellness." their moods were boosted by 21-percent. for yoga- goers that number was 10- percent. (rebecca) your bay area forecast your bay (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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( will ) for the second time in less than a month ... a threat caused a bay area school to evacuate. i'm live in cupertino with the details. cupertino with the details. (ácommercialá) almond fans, your favorite cereal cupertino with the details. (ácommercialá) is now more almond-y. mmmm mmmmm it's good. the honey, sweet, clustery, crunchy taste of honey bunches of oats with almonds now has... ...more almonds. 25% more almonds. have you tried it yet? ♪
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back to the kron four morning
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news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic...
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rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) our top story this morning... for the second time in less than a month ... a threat caused a bay area school to evacuate.( james ) cupertino high school students evacuated campus yesterday afternoon. kron 4's will tran joins us live... will... ( will ) cupertino high school students evacuated campus yesterday afternoon ... after the school received a threatening ( will ) cupertino high school students evacuated campus yesterday afternoon ... after the school received a threatening phone call. police responded by blocking off roadways and did a search of the school.
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they say the threat wasn't credible. students we spoke to say they were shaken by the situation. police say the call came from what sounded like a robotic voice. they say the phone number has been used before to make other threatening calls to schools around the country.
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( darya ) we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) ( james ) another big story this morning... protesters take over a sacramento city council meeting... demanding justice for stephon clark....the unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police. they were led by clark's brother -- stevante -- who sat down right in front of the mayor . ( james ) speaker after speaker took to the podium... and many more protesters gathered outside the council chamber. hours before the meeting... sacramento's police
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chief announced state attorney general xavier becerra will conduct an independent investigation into clark's death. but relatives say they're skeptical of the promised investigation. clark was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard on march 18th. officers say they thought he had a gun. he was holding a cell phone. nearly 700 people were hoping to speak at the podium. but the meeting was shut down just a few hours after it started... as the protest outside became chaotic. one person was arrested for assaulting a police officer. ( james ) we have continuing coverage of the stephon clark shooting on air and online. on our website we have more video of protests around sacramento... the 9-1-1 call that led police to stephon clark and the lawsuit being filed against the city of sacramento. it is all at kron 4 dot ( darya ) we are learning more about a sideshow that happened on the bay bridge. police now believe the participants warmed up on nearby treasure island. the san francisco police and c-h-p are handling the
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investigation of sunday's sideshow. they now believe it started on treasure island... then moved to the bay bridge. a witness told us that sidshows happen all the time on treasure island. ( darya ) workers are installing chain link fencing on the island to enclose the once wide open space where they practiced. ( darya ) two women and three children were killed when their s-u-v went off a cliff in mendocino county. authorities say the driver was driving southbound on highway one when they pulled into a dirt turnout. but instead of stopping....the s-u-v drove off the cliff and landed about 100 feet below onto a large rock. the s-u-v landed on its roof.... killing all five passengers. firefighters had to rappel down the cliff
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to get the bodies. police are investigating the cause of the accident. drugs and alcohol are not considered factors. ( james ) a man armed with a hammer robbed a woman in san francisco's visitacion valley. police say the man walked into her home around 8-30 monday morning. he then pushed her into a bathroom before taking cash... a smartphone... jewelry and a safe. thankfully... the woman was not hurt. ( james ) bart police are making more arrests. bart is reporting an 43 percent increase in arrests. their numbers also show an impressive 88 percent increase in catching fare evaders. bart police chief carlos rojas says his officers have issued about 14 percent more prohibition orders -- blocking violent riders. he also says new measures stop auto thefts and bike thefts as made a difference. in 2017... bart reported an 18 percent drop in bike thefts. although bart officials are proud of what they've done... they say there is still room for improvement. ( james )(
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james ) bart's police chief says his officers are getting extra training. and he says his officers are looking for new ways to make the system as safe as possible. ( darya ) thieves steal 20- thousand dollars in computer equipment from a boys and girl's club. this happened at the boys and girls club in el sobrante. officials say an on- site storage unit was burglarized last week. thieves got away with computers, monitors, keyboards, and more. now the organization says it is unclear what impact this could have on programs this year. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... if you are sneezing and sniffling.. it could be allergies. we'll tell you how more rain could make things worse. ( darya ) plus... walmart is pulling cosmopolitan magazine from its check out lines... we'll explain why the retailer made the decision. ( darya ) and after the break... the mega millions
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jackpot is up to 502-million dollars... find out how much time you have to before the next drawing. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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( james ) the mega millions jackpot is now up to 502-million dollars. no one hit the jackpot last night. the next drawing is on friday. if you do hit the jackpot... the cash option is 301-million dollars. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. ( darya ) authorities ( darya ) ( darya ) authorities say
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remains found in nevada county could belong to an aspiring actress and model who disappeared from hollywood. adea shabani went missing last month. after weeks of searching... l-a-p-d says human remains have been found.
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they were found in a shallow grave in nevada county yesterday. an autopsy is planned for today to officially identify the body. last thursday night... christopher spotz -- a man believed to be shabani's boyfriend -- shot himself during a police chase in los angeles. shabani moved to los angeles from macedonia two years ago. she and spotz attended an acting academy together. ( darya ) leaders in orange county... have voted to join the state's so-called sanctuary lawsuit. the all- republican board of supervisors made the decision in a 3-0 vote last night. the vote comes a week after the city of los alamitos in orange county voted to opt out of it. california passed the sanctuary law last year ... to protect immigrants from deportations under the trump administration. ( james ) spring is here and it's bringing lots of suffering to the bay area people who have allergies.( darya ) kron 4's gabe slate talked to an allergist... to find out how long this season is expected to last and how you can make it through.
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sound from dr. bruce f. paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwheezers.com "worst time of year for allergy suffers" doctor bruce paterson specializes in treating allergies and asthma he says his patients from the east bay have it bad. the residence here pay for being able to look upon all those beautiful rolling green hills. sound from dr. bruce f. paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwh eezers.com "there is so many open grassy areas "doctor bruce paterson says allergy seasons are tied into the weather.. for now this current one we are now in is expected to end in june or july but that could change if it rains more more rain.. will mean a longer drawn out allergy season. the doctor says before you come and visit him or other allergy specialists to be treated there is a few things you can try. sound from dr. bruce f. paterson, m.d. / alergist, sneezersandwh
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eezers.com "stay indoors, over the counter nose sprays "in concord gabe slate kron 4 news. ( darya ) ( darya ) bad news bad news for guys who
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like to read the articles on playboy's facebook page..... the legendary magazine is leaving the social media site. cooper hefner -- the son of playboy founder hugh hefner -- says he has issues with the way facebook handles user data. hefner called facebook's policies "sexually repressive." facebook has been blasted recently after it was announced that a data firm got hold of information from roughly 50-million users. last week... tech guru elon musk got rid of the facebook pages for his two companies: space-x and tesla. ( darya ) attention walmart shoppers... it will soon be harder to find cosmo magazine inside the store. the retailer says it will
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still sell the magazine... but it will no longer be available in checkout lines. the national center on sexual exploitation says this decision came after it had talks with walmart. cosmo of course is known for giving sex tips and other advice to women. the center on sexual exploitation is praising walmart for its "significant policy change." ( james ) coming up after the break... when a marine couldn't make it home for his girlfriend's prom... find out who stepped up and filled in. (ácommercialá) are you totally ready?
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a new orleans teen thought she was going to miss out on her prom ... after her boyfriend -- who is a marine --- couldn't make it home for the event.( james ) but thankfully... heroes come in all sizes... and the marine's little brother filled in for him. clay is just two years. but his date was able to find a tiny marine uniform for him. the pair didn't actually go to the dance... but posed for pics -- which have since gone viral. ( james ) coming up in the next
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hour of the kron 4 morning news... a community outraged... after the shooting death of an unarmed sacramento man by police. what the family of stephon clark is demanding stephon clark is demanding the city to do. ( james ) plus... teachers in oakland are ready to protest this morning. why their hitting the picket lines. (ácommercialá)(ááb
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( darya ) ( darya ) a man demanding accountability... after sacramento police fatally shot his áunarmed brother. how he took over a city council meeting. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming
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trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) teachers with oakland unified school district will be at sequoia elementary school in oakland picketing and handing out flyers.... they're hope is to bring attention to contract negotiations.(darya) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in oakland with the latest. lydia? this is just one of many demonstrations taking place
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this week at different schools. oakland educators have been working without a contract for almost nine months.their contract expired july 1, 2017. representatives from the oakland education association say the oakland unified school district has not demonstrated that settling the contract is a priority.from march 26 to march 29, oea members will honor the terms of their expired contract by not doing any work outside of their paid duty day and will have other actions at school sites. oea members will not take work home. teachers will not write lesson plans or grade student work outside of our contractual hours. they will not attend unpaid meetings before or after school. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) our top story
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this morning... for the second time in less than a month ... a threat caused a bay area school to evacuate.( james ) cupertino high school students evacuated campus yesterday afternoon. kron 4's will tran joins us live... will... ( will ) cupertino high school students evacuated campus yesterday afternoon ... after the school received a threatening phone call. police responded by blocking off roadways and did a search of the school. they say the threat wasn't credible. students we spoke to say they were shaken by the situation.
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panicking , i shoveled as much as i could into my backpack because i didn't want to leave it and we ran down the stairs and outside of campus"> police say the call came from what sounded like a robotic voice. they say the phone number has been used before to make other threatening calls to schools around the country. country.
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( darya ) we will check back with you through out the morning. the morning.through out with you through out the morning. < as you point this to our council. does this look like a gun. make them accountable. ahhhhhhh. calm down its alright. >( darya ) a big story this morning... protesters take over a sacramento city council meeting... demanding justice for stephon clark....the unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police. they were led by clark's they were led by clark's
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brother -- stevante -- who sat down right in front of the mayor . ( darya ) speaker after speaker took to the podium... and many more protesters gathered outside the council chamber. ( james ) hours before the meeting... sacramento's police chief announced state attorney general xavier becerra will conduct an independent investigation into clark's death. but relatives say they're skeptical of the promised investigation. clark was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard on march 18th. officers say they thought he had a gun. he was holding a cell phone. ( james ) nearly 700 people were hoping
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to speak at the podium. but the meeting was shut down just a few hours after it started... as the protest outside became chaotic. one person was arrested for assaulting a police officer. ( darya ) protesters angry over the death of stephon clark also forced a lockdown at sacramento's golden 1 center. the arena is just a few blocks away from city hall. this is the second time in 6 days that protesters have blocked fans from getting into the basketball arena. ( darya ) we have continuing coverage of the stephon clark shooting on air and online. on our website we have more video of protests around sacramento... the 9-1-1 call that led police to stephon clark and the lawsuit being filed against the city of sacramento. it is all at kron 4 dot com. ( darya ) also in the east bay.... also in the east bay.... an s-u-v jumped a curb at the oakland airport..
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hitting three people and injuring four. the driver was dropping the driver was dropping someone off at the airport last night. he somehow jumped a curb...hitting 3 people the crash sent luggage flying into the air...injuring a fourth person. two people were sent to the hospital... one with moderate injuries. police say the man responsible does not have his license. ( darya ) the driver has been charged with felony reckless driving causing injuries. officals expect to release his name and mug shot sometime today. ( james ) new this morning ... a chp airplane helped police track down a stolen car. it happened in fairfield yesterday afternoon. after
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a 10 minute search ... the plane found the car and saw the driver walking into a store. solano police then found the car and arrested the driver. ( james ) also new this morning... video released overnight shows a c-h-p helicopter rescuing an injured hiker. a 72-year-old man was hiking the mount saint helena trail when he slipped and injured his leg. chp says a helicopter rescue was required because it was difficult to find the man's exact location. the man was treated for injuries and is expected to recover. ( james ) we are learning immigration agents were able to gain access to another bay area jail... and interviewed four inmates. it happened at the santa clara county sheriff's office jail. ice got into the jail back on march 7th and 8th. they interviewed four inmates... but none were detained. agents tried to get back in a week later... but were denied. in a statement sheriff laurie smith says ice was "mistakenly" let in. this
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is the second time ice has gotten into bay area jails. earlier this month... two ice agents got around sanctuary policies and into san francisco county jail. ( darya ) the alameda county board of supervisors has voted to end urban shield after 20-18... the world's largest militarized swat training and weapons expo. the vote was applauded by community members and organizations. most alameda couty law enforcement agencies argued that urban shield is necessary for emergency preparedness. but members of "the stop urban shield" group... say the training "militarizes" police and negatively affects communities of color. ( james ) students at oakland tech are mourning the loss of one of their classmates. jeremiah joyner ... a beloved member of the varisty football team ... died last week in oakland. right now its unlcear what caused his death ... his mother could only confirm he died at a hospital. friends say he put everything he had into everything did...
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and his coach says he was passionate about the game of football. ( james ) joyner's teachers say he worked hard in the classroom and he had a bright future. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... bart crimes are on the rise.. we'll hear from police about the on-going issue. ( darya ) plus ... sideshow drivers targeted a location near the bridge ... to warm up for a wild ride above the bay. we show you where it took place. ( darya )and ... the trump administration is adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. we have reaction from a local civil rights group. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)
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my name is jamir dixon and i'm a locate and mark fieldman for pg&e. most people in the community recognize the blue trucks as pg&e. my truck is something new... it's an 811 truck. when you call 811, i come out to your house and i mark out our gas lines and our electric lines to make sure that you don't hit them when you're digging. 811 is a free service. i'm passionate about it because every time i go on the street i think about my own kids. they're the reason that i want to protect our community and our environment, and if me driving a that truck means that somebody gets to go home safer, then i'll drive it every day of the week. together, we're building a better california. (darya)(james)( robin )
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welcome back. lets get a
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check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. rebecca:strengthening high
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pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist.
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( james ) state attorney general xavier becerra is suing the trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census. this morning... we're hearing from both sides. we first brought you this story yesterday morning as breaking news. becerra says adding a citizenship question could discourage non-citizens from taking part in the census. he also calls the move the administration's latest way to target undocumented immigrants. the white house says this decision will help enforce the voting rights act. ( james )
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the the attorney general argues that information collected áwithout including non- citizens could be used to reduce the number of representatives california sends to congress. he also says the move could affect federal funding for things like education... highways and homeland security. ( darya ) the council on american islamic relations worries that adding a citizenship question would get an inaccurate number of how many people live in the bay area. kron 4's charles clifford has their reaction from santa clara. sameena usamn is the government relations
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coordinator at cair, the council on american islamic relations. they provide free legal service to anyone experiencing discrimination, hate crimes or bullying. she says that the addition of a citizenship status question would discourage people fromto the census has alreay alarmed some of the people cair works with.sotwe have been hearing a lot of community concern about this change in the census.she worries that if a citizenship question is added, it would discourage people off from participating in the process, thus undermining the legitimacy of the census. sot the census should be including everyone. people who have homes, people who are homeless, people who are documented and undocumented. we need to make sure there's an accurate count of people who are living in this country, not just citizens.she also says that the immigrant community in the bay area is already on edge as result of the trump adminstration
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efforts to implement travel bans and oppose santctuary cities. adding a citizenship questions would be another blow.sotthis is clearly a disengenious move by the adminstration to politicize the census.sot there's already a climate of fear in the community. people being targeted because of their citizen ship status. whether or not they are documented. so people may be discourgaed from taking part in the census. sameena says cair will work to oppose the addition of a citizenship question. they also support lawsuits being brought by california and other states to stop the question from appearing on the next census. charles clifford kron 4 news ( darya ) convicted cop killer... luis bracamontes... has been sentenced to death. he smiled and clapped as the verdict was read yesterday. bracamontes was convicted in february of killing two police officers... in a crime spree
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that spread across multiple california counties. he yelled at jurors and victim's families throughout the trial... and at one point threatened to kill more officers. it's not clear when or if the sentence will be carried out. california has not executed an inmate since 2006. ( james ) in the north bay... a high school treasurer has been sentenced to six months in jail for embezzlement. mary david was a treasurer at rancho cotate high school in rohnert park from 20-13 to 20-17. she forged signatures and wrote checks to herself up to 1-thousand dollars multiple times. she admitted to embezzling around 50-thousand from the school. david was sentenced on monday to 6 months in jail and four years of probation. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a family of five dies in northern california. find out where their car tumbled off a cliff. ( darya ) plus ...
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new details about a popular bathtime toy. why it may be dirtier than you think.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the ( james )(ááá2 shotááá) for your health this morning ...your child's bathtub rubber ducky ... probably needs replacing.( darya ) according to according to a new study, the popular bath toys are full of bacteria and fungi.researchers borrowed duckies from households ...
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and a clear majority .... eighty percent.... had bacteria cells.( james ) now -- researchers aren't exactly sure how harmful the bacteria and fungi is to kids. in some cases they say exposing children to microbes like this can result in a stronger immune system. ( darya ) soaring drug costs have long made it difficult for some people to get the medication they need. but a new congressional report reveals ... the cost are especially hard on the elderly. ( james ) prescription drug prices are rising at nearly 10- times the rate of inflation... according to the new report. with the highest spike... a chest pain reliever... soaring 4- hundred-and-77 percent.( darya ) by law.... medicare is not allowed to directly
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negotiate drug prices. an industry group criticized the report... calling it misleading. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will
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result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) a big story we are following ... bart is reporting an increase in arrests made by police in 2017. their numbers indicate a nearly 40- percent increase in arrests over 2016. ( james ) kron4's terisa estacio breaks down what these numbers mean. (estacio reporting) pointing to new figures showing a drop in crime in several key areas on the bay area rapid transit system, bart's chief of police went over where they are seeing the most improvement. chief carlos rojas, bart police chief. "we have seen
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increasing in arrests, by 43 percent, 88 percent increase in getting fare evaders. chief rojas addressed how as an agency focusing on fare evasion has helped significantly. he also added that following up issuing about 14 percent more prohibition orders - blocking violent riders and using new measures to tackle auto thefts and bike thefts as made a difference. in 2017, bart reported an 18 percent drop in bike thefts. terisa estacio, reporting although chief proud of acommplishments, he says there is room for improvement for example... chief rojas, when you look at most of the crime, it is snatch and grab. electronic devices. education is important. joesph morales, bart rider. i feel like there is no issue, i feel safe. for some riders - they told me they feel comfortable riding the system through the various counties. however, that was not the case for several other riders who spoke to me.... peiling lin, bart rider. at the civic center, i alwasyholly nishimura, bart rider. i night i am worried.
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this rider says she wished there were more officers dispatched to stations. chief rojas says last year the department added 25 new hires. and they are looking to hire more. another criticism - bart employee safety... just this weekend, an employee was threathed with a knife. chief rojas says employees are getting extra training. he says - the transit system is vast with over 400 thousand riders a day and credits the robost camera system in catching many thiefs. he added bart police are actively looking for new ways to make the system as safe as possible. ( darya ) in other bay area news ... we are learning more about a sideshow that happened on the bay bridge. police now believe the participants warmed up on nearby treasure island.
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the san francisco police and c-h-p are handling the investigation of sunday's sideshow. they now believe it started on treasure island... then moved to the bay bridge. a witness told us that sidshows happen all the time on treasure island. ( darya ) workers are installing chain link fencing on the island to enclose the once wide open space where they practiced. ( darya ) two women and three children were killed when their s-u-v went off a cliff in mendocino county. authorities say the driver was driving southbound on highway one when they pulled into a dirt turnout. but instead of stopping....the s-u-v drove off the cliff and landed about 100 feet below onto a large rock. the s-u-v landed on its roof.... killing all five
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passengers. firefighters had to rappel down the cliff to get the bodies. police are investigating the cause of the accident. drugs and alcohol are not considered factors. ( james ) a man armed with a hammer robbed a woman in san francisco's visitacion valley. police say the man walked into her home around 8-30 monday morning. he then pushed her into a bathroom before taking cash... a smartphone... jewelry and a safe. thankfully... the woman was not hurt. ( darya ) thieves steal 20- thousand dollars in computer equipment from a boys and girl's club. this happened at the boys and girls club in el sobrante. officials say an on- site storage unit was burglarized last week. thieves got away with computers, monitors, keyboards, and more. now the organization says it is unclear what impact this could have on programs this year. < as you point this to our council. does this look like a
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gun. make them accountable. ahhhhhhh. calm down its alright. >( darya ) a big story this morning... protesters take over a sacramento city council meeting... demanding justice for stephon clark....the unarmed black man who was shot and killed by police. they were led by clark's they were led by clark's brother -- stevante -- who sat down right in front of the mayor . ( darya ) speaker after speaker took to the podium... and many more protesters gathered outside the council chamber. ( james ) hours before the meeting... sacramento's police chief announced state attorney general xavier becerra will conduct an independent investigation into clark's death. but relatives say they're skeptical of the promised investigation. clark was shot by police in his grandmother's backyard on
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march 18th. officers say they thought he had a gun. he was holding a cell phone. ( james ) nearly 700 people were hoping to speak at the podium. but the meeting was shut down just a few hours after it started... as the protest outside became chaotic. one person was arrested for assaulting a police officer. ( darya ) we have continuing coverage of the stephon clark shooting on air and online. on our website we have more video of protests around sacramento... the 9-1-1 call that led police to stephon clark and the lawsuit being filed against the city of sacramento. it is all
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at kron 4 dot com. ( james )coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a toddler goes flying through the windshield of a car. see the crash that was all caught on camera. ( james )plus... if you are sneezing and sniffling.. it might be allergies. see what you can do about it. ( james )and... help is on they way for the warriors following another loss. which of our star warriors may return from injury. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james )another loss for the warriors last night. they are still without steph curry... kevin durant... klay thompson or draymond green. fans at oracle did not get to see any of the four all- stars ... as the team hosted the indiana pacers. nick young... came out hot... scoring 10 of the warriors first 14 points... but he went cold after that.... only scoring two more andre iguodala had 11 off the bench.warriors led by 9 at halftime. the warriors scored only 11 pioints in the 4th quarter pacers pull away... final of 92-81. good news though ... you can expect kevin durant and draymond green back for tomorrows game against milwauke bucks. (rebecca) and i'm tracking your morning forecast.
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what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region will result in a continued warming trend through thursday with daytime temperatures 10 to 15 degrees above seasonal averages. temperatures then
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moderate slightly by the upcoming weekend with ongoing dry weather conditions likely to persist. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) for your health this morning ... spring is here and it's bringing lots of suffering to the bay area people who have allergies. allergy seasons are tied to weather ... and this year's allergy season is expected to end in june or july ... but that could change if it rains more. one bay area doctor says there are a few remedies people suffering from allergies can try...
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in the day showering before going to bed at night so you're not putting all that pollen that's collected on your head.">( james ) paterson says people from the east bay have it bad because of its open grassy areas. ( darya ) a florida child is recovering after he was thrown from a vehicle during a two-car crash. video from a nearby gas station captures the moment the young child is ejected from a silver buick. police say a pick-up truck slammed into the side passenger door of the buick. the 2 year old is ejected through a back window. witnesses were shocked to see the child survive. ( darya ) the passengers in the truck only suffered minor injuries. doctors say the two-year-old boy is in good conidition. ( darya )millenials are paying
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more in rent than any earlier generation. even when you take into account the fact they earn higher salaraies. according to us census bureau data... millenials fork over 45-percent of their income from ages 22-30 for rent. that's higher than the 30 percent reccomended. gen-x spent 41-percent of their income over the same time frame... also up from baby boomers who spent 36-percent. it's only going to get worse for people under the age of 22. generation "z" is projected to spend over 10-percent more than millenials on rent... before the age of 30. ( darya ) tax experts say about 80
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percent of people filing taxes will get money back this year. 22 percent will go towards travel and entertainment. 18 percent towards things like groceries and clothing. and 13 percent on home improvements. but the majority of the money will go towards savings and paying off debt.
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students. c-e-o tim cook and other apple executives showed off the device at a school in chicago tuesday. it's the same size as the traditional i-pad... and costs 2-hundred-and-99 dollars for schools... and 3-hundred-and- 29 dollars for consumers. the company also talked about software features designed specifically for teachers and students... and a series of apps for the classroom. (james)(james) james adlib big board. ( james ) coming up on the
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( darya ) take a look at this... a north carolina pilot was left in awe while flying over canada. the green northern lights started reflecting into his plane and outside the cockpit window. ( james ) the ( james ) the northern lights are created when charged particles from the sun enter the earth's atmosphere... and collide with gas particles. ( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... a community outraged... after the shooting death of an unarmed sacramento man by police. what the family of stephon clark the city to do.
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( james ) plus... teachers in oakland are ready to protest this morning. why they are hitting the picket lines.
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teachers in oakland to protest over wages. ill have the details in a live report. another school threat in cupertino. it adds to more than a dozen school threats in bay area schools this month.
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clark, stephon clark"> a man demanding accountability... after sacramento police fatally shot his áunarmed brother. how he took over a city council meeting. (darya) good (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:strengthening high pressure over the region

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