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(robin) good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast. an upper trough will deepen
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the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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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 )a father of three is finally home... after spending nearly a year in an immigration detention center. wednesday... a san francsico judge ruled that ricardo mer-cado could be released. mer-cado spoke to kron 4's hermela aregawi about the ordeal. a family reunited...i feel very happy and excited that he's back home with us. i miss the most that i couldn't really hug him a lot, or i couldn't really hug him at all or talk to him that much. i only talked to him about once
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in two weeks.last july.. ricardo mercado was swept up by immigration officials.. as he was leaving his house for work.on wednesday.. nearly ten months later.. a federal judge ruled that the 38-year old is neither a danger to the public or a flight risk.. and ordered him released on bond.ricardo mercado/released from ice facilitywhen i heard that from the judge, i was in shock because i couldn't believe i have the chance to be free again??mercado has lived in the east bay for nearly two decades.. but he is undocumented.his lawyer is working to get him a witholding of removal.. something similar to asylum. they argue that mercado's family back in mexico is being extorted... making it unsafe for him ,his wife and three kids to live there.the case remains in limbo.. but for now this family is whole again.
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lilia perez/former ice detainee's wifeso happy. when i hug him, i don't want to leave him, you know?. i was very happy. very excited i put in my mind don't cry don't cry, but i can't it's very emotional.ricardo mercado/released from ice facilityi miss my family. i miss my girls, my son, my wife. (hermela aregawi)his lawyer is also working to get him a u- visa.. which is given to people who have helped law enforcement.some point oakland police abuse at his daughter's day care.newsroom aregawi kron 4 ( robin ) in the north bay... a police standoff comes to a deadly end... after a gunman shoots 2 people before turning the gun on himself. the marin county sheriff's office says the gunman was an 80-year-old man. he shot a woman and a man. the woman died. the man is in the i-c-u. this all started around 3:30 at an apartment complex on blithdale avenue. authorities evacuated nearby apartments and asked others in the area to shelter in place. they found the gunman dead about two hours after the shooting. ( robin ) we first told you about the active shooter
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situation, through a breaking news push alert... download the kron4 mobile app - and be the first to know about breaking news.. when it happens in your neighborhood. ( robin )the suspected golden state killer has lost a bid to halt more d-n-a collection. prosecutors want to collect more of joseph james deangelo's d-n-a in their investigation of 12 murders... and more than 50 rapes in the 19-70's and '80's. deangelo's public defender had asked a sacramento court to stop prosecutors from taking more fingerprints, d-n-a evidence and photos of his body.... because their search warrant was obtained before his arrest and arraignment last week. the defense said prosecutors effectively were asking their client to incriminate himself. the county superior court judge ruled thursday prosecutors can proceed. deangelo is due back in court may 14th. ( robin )vallejo police are hoping the same methods used to arrest the man accused of being the golden state killer.... will help them
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identify... 'the zodiac killer'. but as kron 4's maureen kelly reports... a retired investigator who worked that case... has doubts that the same tactic will work. my parents are both gone now i know they would've like some closure along time ago that's the voice of melodie long, who's 16 year old sister betty lou jensen was murdered along with her boyfriend david faraday in 1968 while parked on a road in benecia....they were the zodiac killer's first victims.it's one of the bay area's most famous unsolved cases. he attacked seven people total....killing five. but claimed responsibility for more in taunting letters and cryptograms sent to local newspapers.now a vallejo detective says he's submitted two envelopes containing those letters for dna analysis. the goal: to get a genetic profile in order to narrow in on the killer using his family tree. it was that innovative methodology that resulted in the arrest joseph deangelo, the man police say is the golden state killer and the
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east area rapist. i'm glad to hear that they're investigating, yes i didn't even think they had any dna but retired vallejo police leiutenent jim jacks who investigated the zodiac killings says that the dna collected might not be conclusive.the problem with the zodiac case is there is not a clean genetics sample that would. it was packaged correctly for the time but not the current standards. so a lot of the evidence we have has deterioratedbetty lou's sister still holds out hope that this may be the clue that finally leads to learning the truth about who killed her sister....even though she suspects the man responsible is already dead.results from the dna analysis is expected back in the next few weeks. maureen kelly kron4 news ( robin ) two tetra- tech employees are going to prison... that is after pleading 'guilty' to falsifying data in the hunters point cleanup effort. the u-s attorney's office made the announcement thursday evening. one employee admitted to telling employees .... to replace dirt from affected test areas, and 'swap it' with áclean dirt. he also
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admitted ... to personally falsifying data. the other employee admitted to actually gathering the clean dirt, in order to fabricate the samples. they have both been sentenced to 8- months in prison. you may recall, we reported earlier this week, hunters point residents filed a 27 - billion dollar lawsuit.. alleging fraud by tetra -tech. ( robin )right now... police are searching for a man who robbed a bank in petaluma. it happened thursday morning at the west-america bank off of washington street. this is a picture of the man from the bank's surverlliance camera. police say the robber demanded money from the teller at the window and ran away. he did not mention... or flash a weapon. if you have any information on who this man is... you're asked to call police. ( robin )in the east bay.. police are also searching for a man that robbed a bank yesterday in oakland. it happened on the 12-hundred block of broadway around 2-40 in the afternoon. police say the robber ran away before
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they arrived. right now... the crime is still under investigation. ( robin )protestors occupied a college official's office .... after a rally was held at u-c berkeley thursday afternoon. protestors marched to the office of vice chancellor david surratt.... and handed over a letter with their demands. the rally was sparked by a recent three -to six -percent rent hike. they are asking the university to immediately impose a freeze on rent at u-c housing complexes. they are also asking for the removal of discriminatory language from lease agreements... and to establish affordable housing across the u-c system. ( robin )in national news... hawaii's kilauea volcano is erupting. and it's causing lava to shoot up from the ground. 15-hundred people have been forced to evacuate. the eruption started yesterday afternoon... kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. hawaii's governor activated the state national guard to
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help with evacuations and provide security to about 770 buildings that are now left empty. there were no reports of injuries. ( robin )happening today... president trump is set to address the n-r-a. this comes just two months after the president said he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby. during a televised meeting with lawmakers back in february... president trump scolded a republican senator for being "afraid of the n-r-a." that meeting was held two weeks after the parkland, florida school shooting. the president later backpedaled on that tough talk. president trump says he supports only modest changes to the background check system. he also proposed arming teachers. ( robin ) also happening today... national security adviser john bolton will meet with a south korean security chief. one of their top priorities is getting american prisoners out of north korea. and it seems that the three detainees could be released soon. the white house couldn't
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confirm a timeline for their release... but president trump tweeted "stay tuned" earlier this week. meanwhile... a meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un has not been set up yet. but officials say they expect it to happen sometime next month. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... areas affected by the north bay wildfires... are now being targeted by theives. (robin)plus... the scooter issue san francisco has been dealing with ... is now challenging another bay area city. we tell you how officials are cracking down on the new problem. (robin)and... police are investigating a string of car burglaries in one bay area neighborhood. we tell you where it keeps happening. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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(áábreakáá) (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and
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continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 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
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101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll
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to 101. ( robin ) on the peninsula... the u.s. coast guard is working to salvage a 33-foot sailboat that sank... when crews tried to tow it away. the boat washed ashore in pacifica last weekend after it ran out of fuel. four people and a dog were on board... the victims were all treated for minor injuries. salvage workers attempted to tow the boat from the beach wednesday... but the boat
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took on water... and sank about 600- feet offshore. at last check, the boat is now about 10- feet underwater. ( robin )also on the peninsula.... police on are investigating a string of car burglaries. kron 4's ali reid went to san mateo where neighbors believe... these thieves are still on the loose. police are working on leads to try and find whoever's responsible.these burglaries may have been committed by the same person or group of people. pkgalbert montoia (mon-toe-ea) is on disability and has a fixed income. but now he has to figure out how he's going to fix the window on his vehicle. that one over there, here and everywhere elselike 1/2 a dozen other families on ottawa street, thieves smashed his glass looking for something to steal.whoever did it man, think about it before you do somethingim on a budget budget and im on disability and social security and i have bills to pay and everything. it's not just the east side of town ... police say a total of 14 cars were burglarized throughout san mateo between
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the night of april 22 and the early morning hours of april 23rd. this is surveillance footage sent to us by one of the victims. i hope they get them because if they keep on doing it?on the west side, near hillsdale, vehicles were also targeted for electronics, money, and bags. san mateo police have increased uniformed and undercover patrols in those neighborhoods , as they continue to investigate. since then, lt. lethin (leth-eeen) tells me they've made several arrests in unrelated car burglaries.we are also exploring those arrests to see if they were responsiblein the meantime, he wants families to be cautious. we want them to make sure they're locking their vehicles, removing valuables from inside, so they discourage the suspects from breaking into their cars. standuppolice are urging people that have surveillance footage that may help in solving these crimes, to hand them over.reproting live from
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san mateo ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. ( robin )golden gate bridge inspectors found one of their vans... broken into early thursday morning. even the gear that workers used was stolen. the inspectors are staying at a hotel in san rafael and reported that a few harnesses and some other gear was taken. the thefts will not affect the inspector's safety, or work schedule. tower inspections are still on track to be complete by the end of this week...with scaffolding coming down by next week. ( robin )the north bay is starting to get back on its feet after last years devastating wildfires .. but now a ánew problem is popping up. kron 4's justine waldman reports on how theives are targeting contractors... who are trying to rebuild homes. contractor brian gallagher made the gut dropping discovery...nats you see how they broke the locking mechanismanything of real value inside his construction trailer was gone.sot we are
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here trying to rebuild and reframe and make a home a home again and they come in and steal like that it is definitely sad it is very sad overnight, thieves stole any and everything from ladders to nail guns, copper wires and pipes from 5 trailers in santa rosa..nats that is how they got in they ripped it apart and broke it sot the tools the generators fill a truck really easily so it had to be multiple trucks of multiple tripsto protect the trailers, sliver mark construction even placed this massive truck in front of one to try and stop thieves from breaking in, it didn't work.nats they hot wired it and moved itthe loss of the equipment slowed down the rebuilding of many homes. finding new materials, proved to be difficult because many hardwares stores in the north bay are sold out. construction tools are in high demand here. and the theft, hurts homeowners who lost everything, all over again. sot once they found out there could be delays because of this you see that pain in their face come backthe sonoma county sheriff's office tells me does it not take lightly criminals who victimize people who have been through the worst tragedy of their lives srt spencer crum sot we are
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very disturbed by this and we want to get these people caught justine waldman "there are now details on suspects but the sheriff's office is now going to do extra patrols around construction sites at night, to try and prevent this from happening again. in sonoma county justine waldman kron 4 news." (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... their nine to five resume is quite impressive... but wait until you hear how many lives these two have saved in their áoff time. (ácommer
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather
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friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. (robin) thx mabrisa it time to check in on your entertainment headlines today. "star wars" fans can celebrate a special day in a "virtual" way... plus a "notorious" judge hits the big screen... and celine dion... well, just watch for yourself. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. (nat) "i have an assignment for you. the rebellion needs you, and we don't have much time."may the fourth be with you! fans in southern california, orlando, las vegas
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and london can get their "star wars" on with the new virtual reality experience "star wars: secrets of the empire." special gear allows you to roam around, feel and even smell what's happening, as well as seeing and hearing, as you battle in a galaxy far, far away."would you mind signing this copy?""i am 84 years old, and everyone wants to take a picture with me." (laughter)supreme court justice and internet icon! "r-b-g" traces the life of ruth bader ginsburg from brooklyn to harvard law to the highest court in the land, and her major effect on the women's rights movement... and, yes, on memes and pop culture. "r-b-g," from c-n-n films, opens in limited release this weekend.(singing) "watching all these dreams go up in smoke..."no, you're not hallucinating: that's "deadpool" doing his best "flashdance" routine around celine dion! the song is "ashes," which queen celine contributed to the "deadpool two" soundtrack. you can see and hear it all online, and
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see more moves from the "merc with the mouth" when "deadpool two" opens may 18th. in hollywood -- and in slightly stunned amazement -- i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... some important changes are on the way to a group of bay area voters. how one county is making it easier for you... to cast your ballot.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather
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friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper
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low approaches by midweek. midweek. approaches by midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze
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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 )the june election is just a month away... and some dramatic changes are ahead for registered voters in san mateo county. kron 4's dan kerman breaks down the new changes... and reports what voters can expect to see... by next week. with election day just a month away, there's a flurry of activity going on at san mateo county's election headquarters. what sets june's election apart from those in the past, is beginning next week, every registered voter in san mateo county will be receiving their ballot in the mail, which they
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can then fill out at home and mail in or drop off some voters think that's a great ideasotit give everyone time to think about their choice and make sure on the day they need to vote and no one has to take time out of their busy day to do it so it's fantastic san mateo county tried this mail in concept for a local election back in 20i5. now it's one of 5 counties in the state to take advantage of the california voter's choice act which clears the way for this shift to mailing in ballotssot i don't feel comfortable or safe about it, i'd still rather drop it off and do it manually and make sure i see where it goesfor voters who are not excited about the new mail in system, there are other options. while san mateo county's more tha 200 neighborhood polling places will no longer exist, there will be 39 vote centers throughout the county, some opening as early as next week
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where voters will be able to cast their ballots in person. elections officials think this combinaton of early voting and mail in ballots will make a huge difference.áásot mark church/chief elections office, san mateo county 126-136the fact that it will make voting easy and convenient and will provide for increased voting opportunities, expand early voting and we believe the ultimate will be increased voter participation140 / voter participation ( robin )in the south bay.... the electric scooter craze has officially made it's way to san jose. the idea of scooters in san jose was introduced a little more than a month ago... but now they seem to be everywhere. so far.. there's been few complaints.. but overall... government officials say the scooters are a big hit. through a smart phone app... users can check out a scooter
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from several locations... use it for a short scoot around town... and then leave it for the next person to use. for now... the city is deferring to state law... which says riders must have a driver's license... wear a helmet... and stay off the sidewalk. (sot)
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g-eazy.. is behind bars this morning.the oakland native was arreted yesterday in stockholm, sweden. he's accused of acting belligerent in a club after his rap show... and attacking security guards before getting caught with cocaine. when security appraoced him and asked him to calm down... he allegedly started throwing punches. once arrested... police say they found cocaine in his pocket. a court will rule átoday if g-eazy will remain in jail... or go free. ( robin ) the group behind the academy awards has expelled bill cosby and director roman polanski from its membership.the academy of motion pictures arts and sciences... cited the organization's conduct standards in a statement announcing the decision. cosby was convicted last week of aggravated indecent assault... for drugging and sexually assaulting former temple university employee... andrea constand. polanski fled the u-s in 19-78 after being charged with statutory
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rape of a 13-year-old girl. he has continued making films in europe... winning an oscar in 20-03 for "the pianist." (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... if you haven't changed your twitter password yet... you need to do it now. we tell you the risk you could be facing... if you choose not to.
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( robin )illegal dumping has been a problem all around the bay... including the south bay. and now business owners are invested in cameras to catch delinquent dumpers in the act. stanley roberts explains in today's edition of people behaving badly.
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you are looking at night vision video of a landscaping truck in san jose in the process of dumping a load tree trimming in the street and this is not the first time it's just the first time its been caught on camera if you keep watching you can see the driver made sure his entire load of trimmings were completly dumped on the street in the daylight you can clearly see all the large pieces of cut up wood and tree trimmings that was left. we had multiple episodes of people coming by in the middle of the night and dumping off tree trimmings .this is michael hall president and ceo of mac cal based in san jose on lunction ave. it's been going on for about 6 months and it always seems to be on sunday night. now when you hear of tree trimmings you tend to think of leaves and branches, but in this case and for the cases in the past it's been an entire tree and listen to this it caught on fire, so the fire department came by on monday and then the city came by and picked it up thursday i believeand the problem is no
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limited to mac cal because just a few blocks away i forun what appears to be another large pile illegally dumped debris nats ambiance ironically, this pile sits right outside of the recology office it contains everything from rolls of carpet to lawn scraps oh yes and a dishwasher in fact up and down rodgers ave which intersects with junction ave you can see evidence that this industrial section of san jose has a problem with illegal dumping if you're wondering why the other cases were not caught on camera listen to michael because we didn't have the cameras up. we added the camera's just to try to catch them because there is so much dumping going on sometimes it''s weeks before the city can get out here and actually pick it upnow look closely at the video you can see that the passenger was aware of the camera's so he turned his back during the event at it's believed that the truck is a new truck because there were no logos on the truck or visible markings mac cal has had issues where the trash was blocking their gates to enter the business so michael had to foot the bill in san jose
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stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... we introduce you to an extrodinary couple... whose saving lives on and off the clock. stay tuned to meet our newest kron-4 heros. (ácommercialá) (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast. an upper trough will deepen
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the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. no major hot midweek.
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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
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin )do you have twitter account? have you chnages your passsword yet? more than three hundred -million twitter passwords were exposed during what the company is calling... a security breach. but as kron four's philippe djegal reports... users áare being asked to change their passwords. twitter says there is no evidence that the passwords of its 336 million users have been leaked or misused. but that for a period of time -- the passwords were insecure...connie guglielmo/cnet- "they stored all of those passwords. your password, my password, everyone who uses twitter, in a plain text file, instead of encrypting it. now, what does
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that mean? that means anybody internally at twitter could have seen your username and you password. not good when it's plain text." twitter says it discovered a bug that prevented the passwords from being encrypted. connie guglielmo (goo-yell-mo) is the editor-in-chief of cnet news in san francisco.connie guglielmo/cnet- "it's not a hack from the outside. um, it's an internal problem, but nonetheless, we don't know how long that data was floating around for anyone to see. we don't know who had access to it. we don't know if all 330 million, um, passwords were exposed in that file." that's why twitter and guglielmo (goo-yell-mo) are recommending users change their passwords on all devices as soon as possible.connie guglielmo/cnet- "because the last thing you want is to someone to take control of your account and tweet out things that you might not ever say. it does potentially harm your reputation. and, as we all know, it's very difficult to pull back and correct a wrong impression." twitter has issued a public apology about the mistake. in san francisco, philippe djegal,
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kron four news. ( robin )enough signatures have been collected for a data privacy measure to head to the california ballot this fall. that's according to supporters. thursday more than 600-thousand signatures were submitted to the secretary of state. the measure would allow consumers to bar companies from selling their personal information. it would also require companies to say.... what types of information is collected and if the companies have sold it. companies such as google and comcast are spending money to block the measure. ( robin )how many people can honestly say... they save lives not only at their job... but also... in their off time. not many right. but our 2 latest kron-4 hero's... aren't like most people. there's lots of love...and lots of wet kisses here at lucky ones ranch.thao le, walnut creek dispatcher: 41:06 - we just love animals (dodger walks in front) me: it shows established as a non-profit two years ago...this five acre piece of
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tranquil paradise just outside vacaville now serves as a second chance for dozens of animals. the couple responsible: vince ones and his wife of 12 years, thao le...who met in the mid 90's in an a-o-l chat room.04:00 - donkeys great nats oh yes, there are donkeys. 10 pot belly pigs, 2 goats, 5 horses, couple llamas, bunnies, dogs, cats, a pony, tortises...and as thao likes to say...hella chickens and roosters.thao: 13:10 - he's from craisgslist too, people thought he was a female...grant stand-up: 52:21 the oldest member of lucky ones is ricky, 30 years old...he was rescued before he was shipped to mexico where he would have been slaughtered for horse meat. and banana is the youngest member, he was adopted after the farm where he was living didn't want him anymore. these are sobering stories, but thao and vince here try to have fun with all this, they named him banana, because, you know, baaahhh-nana.33:15 vince: everyone who comes here and
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visits us, they leave with a smile.34:00 thao: we've actually had two moms of autistic kids who are non-verbal and after visiting here and going home they said a word for the first time. and that was special, moms were crying and we were crying, pretty cool. they welcome special needs kids, school groups, law enforcement families, anyone really, who wants to come feed or pet or just relax.thao: 46:40 at first it was my own therapy cause of the calls i would take and i couldn't get them out of my head i would carry them home. for more than a decade now...thao's been a local 911 dispatcher...cu rrently in walnut creek. and during that time vince has been a contra costa county deputy...who's now working as a detective in lafayette.sgt. rossberg: always has a smile on his face. vince was just named county deputy of the year for 2017 in the special operations division for his remarkeable ability to solve home burglaries. 16 of 19 cases cracked last year.
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sgt. rossberg: 55:13 vince isn't a 9-5 officer, at midnight, 1, 2 in the morning, 24-7 he's willing to get a phone call and he comes right in. his wife...also a standout law enforcement employee.tori maxfield, dispatch supervisor walnut creek: 59:45: she's calm she's patient you hear her talking to a victim you can tell she really has empathy.maxfield: 58: 40 she's an awesome employee and it just makes sense that she has the compassion with animals and the compassion with people. vince and thao...good reminders of how lucky áwe are to have talented, dedicated public servants...and their animals...know they're also lucky ones...always surrounded by love. ( robin )the couple has birthday parties there every weekend... and they're reasonably priced. that's how they pay the hay bill... á12-hundred dollars a month! (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... the warriors are in new orleans for game 3 of the playoffs. can they pull off a thrid win?...
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along the coast. an upper trough will deepen
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the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( robin )tonight... the golden state warriors will take on the pelicans in game 3.. this time in new orleans louisiana. the good news -- steph curry will start tonight.....
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in game two... the two-time m- v-p scored 28 points. he played 27 minutes. game 3 starts tonight at 5. ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news... evacuations are underway in hawaii... after the kilauea volcano erupted. we hear from travelers at s-f-o about the eruption.. in a live report. ( robin )plus... police are investigating a string of car burglaries in one bay area neighborhood. we tell you where it keeps happening. (robin)and... areas affected by the north bay wildfires... are now being targeted by theives.
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are following in the north bay this morning... a stand-off with police at an apartment complex turned deadly. ( james ) and hundreds of people are fleeing their homes after a volcano erupts on hawaii's big island. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... high pressure will bring dry and seasonable high pressure will bring dry
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and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. 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... a bay area dance teacher is arrested for sexually assaulting at least 5 of his students.( james ) at least one of his victimswas as young as 10-years-old. kron 4's sara stinson is live outside the dance studio in milpitas this morning with the details. sara. ( sara )that's right this all came to light after a 16-year-old girl reported that an employee here at fantasa performance and art center sexually assaulted her several years ago when she used to attend the after school program here.detectives then discovered she wasn't the only one.take vo:milipitas police say they now know of four seperate cases involving
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raymond chen - all young girls who previously attended the center.on april 21st chen was arrested and booked into the santa clara county jail.since then chen has been denied bail. the 16-year-old girl who first reported this says he sexually assaulted her when she was 10-years-old and she's just now reporting this to police. but because of courage to report this - four others also came forward.officers are still investigating this case to see if there are more children who could have been sexually assaulted here at the fantasia performance and art center.police are asking the public to give them a call if they know of any other victims. live in milpitias sara stinson, kron 4 news.## ( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) a big story we are following in the north bay this morning... a stand-off with police at an apartment complex turned deadly thursday. a gunman
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shot two people... killing one woman and leaving a man critically injured. ( darya ) police found the gunman dead two hours after the stand-off started. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in mill valley this morning. lydia what have you learned? ( james ) thanks lydia.
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we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) an east coast man is accused of a pot-related home invasion robbery in sonoma county. the robbery happened wednesday morning at a home on primrose court. a woman and her adult grandson say they were confronted by 2 men inside their home. the men tied their hands up... held them at gunpoint... and took a large amount of marijuana. detectives arrested florida resident, ruben hernandez in oakland for the crime. hernandez posted a bond for his bail and was released yesterday. police are still trying to find the second person involved. ( darya ) palo alto police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who broke into a home. a woman says the thief entered through her sliding glass door while she was out running errands. when she got home she realized her jewelery safe and suitcase were gone. she reviewed her home surveillance
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video and saw this man. officers reviewed the footage and say the man knocked on the front door before moving to the backyard. police warn this is a common technique for burglars. ( james ) the family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by police is demanding answers from the san francisco district attorney. the family of luis gongora pat gave a letter to district attorney george gaston yesterday. they are demanding to know why he has not made a decision on whether to charge the 2 officers involved in gongora pat's death. this is surveillance video of the shooting. the family met with gascon at the end of february... and claims he said he would make a decision within 6 to 8 weeks. the family says they have not heard from gascon since the meeting. ( james ) thieves are now targeting the workers who are helping the victims of the north bay firestorm rebuild their homes. the sonoma county sheriff's office is now investigating at least 5
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burglaries. they were all reported between wednesday night and thursday morning. deputies say tools were stolen from storage trailers at the sites. they say the trailers were locked... and some were even blocked by heavy equipment. the sheriff's department will now have extra patrols... in all construction areas in the burn zones. ( james ) a string of car burglaries in san mateo have left more than a dozen families with a mess to clean up. half a dozen cars on ottawa street had broken windows. its not just on one side of town... 14 cars were burglarized throughout san mateo between the night of april 22nd and the early morning hours of april 23rd. police have increased patorls in various neighborhoods. since then they've made several arrests. ( darya ) happening now... a bank robber is on the loose in petaluma. the robbery happened yesterday morning at the west-america bank off of washington street. this is a picture of the man police are looking for. police say the robber demanded money from the
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teller... and then ran off. ( darya ) an east bay bank was also robbed. it happened on the 12-hundred block of broadway yesterday afternoon. the thief is still on the loose. ( darya ) happening today... president trump is set to address the n-r-a. this comes just two months after the president said he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby. during a televised meeting with lawmakers in february... president trump scolded a republican senator for being "afraid of the n-r-a." that meeting was held two weeks after the parkland, florida school shooting. the president later backpedaled on that tough talk. president trump says he supports only modest changes to the background check system. he also proposed arming teachers. ( james ) also happening today... national security adviser john bolton will meet with a south korean security chief. one of their top priorities is getting american prisoners out of north korea. and it seems the three detainees could be released soon. the white house couldn't
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confirm a timeline for their release. a meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un has not been set up yet. but officials say they expect it to happen sometime next month. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... u-c berkeley has a plan to help students and the homeless find new housing. ( james ) plus...twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords right away. that's still to come. ( james ) and after the break...the zodiac killer cold case could soon be broken wide open. we'll take a closer look. and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. oh no. oh no. oh no.
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i hate this belt. man oh man. mom, we have a situation. life's bleachable moments need clorox bleach. ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night
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into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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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 ) a big story this morning... vallejo police are hoping the same methods used to arrest the man... accused of being the golden state killer... will help them identify the zodiac killer.( james ) but kron 4's maureen kelly tells us... it may not be that simple. my parents are both gone now i know they would've like some closure along time ago that's the voice of melodie long, who's 16 year old sister betty lou jensen was murdered along with her boyfriend david faraday in 1968 while parked on a road in benecia....they were the zodiac killer's first victims.it's one of the bay area's most famous unsolved cases. he attacked seven people total....killing five. but claimed responsibility for more in taunting letters and cryptograms sent to local newspapers.now a vallejo detective says he's submitted two envelopes containing those letters for dna analysis. the
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goal: to get a genetic profile in order to narrow in on the killer using his family tree. it was that innovative methodology that resulted in the arrest joseph deangelo, the man police say is the golden state killer and the east area rapist. i'm glad to hear that they're investigating, yes i didn't even think they had any dna but retired vallejo police leiutenent jim jacks who investigated the zodiac killings says that the dna collected might not be conclusive.the problem with the zodiac case is there is not a clean genetics sample that would. it was packaged correctly for the time but not the current standards. so a lot of the evidence we have has deterioratedbetty lou's sister still holds out hope that this may be the clue that finally leads to learning the truth about who killed her sister....even though she suspects the man responsible is already dead.results from the dna analysis is expected back in the next few weeks. maureen kelly kron4 news ( darya ) twitter is encouraging all of its users to change their password right away. but it wasn't a hack. a bug in their
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system allowed a list of everyone's passwords to be stored in a plain text file instead of an encryted one on their servers... for all to see. twitter says there is no evidence the passwords have been leaked or misused. 336-million passwords may have been exposed. ( darya ) a data privacy measure is going on the california ballot this fall. more than 600-thousand signatures were submitted to the secretary of state. the measure would allow consumers to bar companies from selling their personal information. it would also require companies to say.... what type of information is collected and if it's been sold. companies such as google and comcast are spending money to block the measure. ( james ) people's park in berkeley will see some major changes in the next few years. u-c berkeley is planning to you use the land for new student housing and permanent housing for the homeless
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community. the student building will house around 1-thousand students... and the new housing will have around 100 apartments for the homeless. the university plans to also include recreational space and a memorial honoring the park's history. construction is expected to begin in 20-20. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... more trouble for the company facing a 27-billion dollar lawsuit over the hunters point cleanup effort... two employees are going to prison. ( james ) and after the break... move over beyonce. there's a new queen on instagram... and her name is kylie jenner. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge. (ácommercialá) make ross your destination for savings.
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued
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dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) beyonce has been
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dethroned... by kylie jenner. jenner's instagram posts are worth more than 1-million dollars per post... making her the highest-valued influencer. ( james ) beyonce is now number two. jenner has a 108 million instagram followers compared to beyonce's 116 million. but jenner tops beyonce in áengagement.( darya ) a february ( darya ) ( darya ) a february post about the birth of her daughter "stormi." that post garnered nearly 90 million views and almost 690- thousand comments. ( darya ) coming up next...
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather
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friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. no major hot spots. no delays
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on wb 92bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. overturn accident hwy 4 at discovery bay blvdbay blvd at discovery bay blvd ( james ) hawaii's kilauea volcano is erupting. and it's causing lava to shoot up from the ground. 15-hundred people have been forced to evacuate. the eruption started yesterday afternoon. kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. hawaii's governor
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hawaii's governor activated the state national guard to help with evacuations and provide security to about 770 buildings that are now left empty. there were no reports of injuries. ( darya ) kron 4's will tran joins us live from s-f-o this morning. will... how are travelers feeling right now?
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( james ) ( james ) thanks will.
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we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) two tetra tech employees will spend 8 months in prison for falsifying data
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in the hunters point cleanup effort. the 2 men pleaded guilty in federal court last year... but the cases were kept under wraps until they were both sentenced. one employee admitted to replacing dirt from affected test areas... with clean dirt. the other employee admitted to gathering that clean dirt. earlier this week we told you about hunters point residents filing a 27-billion dollar lawsuit against tetra tech for fraud. when kron4 asked them earlier this week, the company said they stood by their report. ( darya ) in the east bay... richmond officials have found that excessive and unreasonable force was used in the fatal shooting of a man. richard perez was fatally shot outside a liquor store on cutting boulevard back in 20-14. police say perez was in a physical fight with officer wallace jensen, and reached for the officer's gun. perez's family and attorney say that's not true.. and that perez put his hands up to surrender before he was shot. officer jenson's
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actions were deemed justified by the district attorney's office in 20-16. but the richmond police review commission reviewed the case and ruled excessive force was used. ( james ) golden gate inspectors say one of their vans was broken into... and the gear they are using in this video was stolen. the inspectors are staying at a hotel in san rafael ... and reported that a few harnesses and some other gear was taken. the theft will ánot affect the inspector's safety... or work schedule. tower inspections are still on track to be complete by the end of this week... with scaffolding coming down by next week. ( james ) in the south bay... the electric scooter craze has officially made it's way to san jose. there have been few complaints so far... and city leaders say they're a big hit. through a smart phone app.. users can check out a scooter from several locations... use it for a short scoot around town... and then leave for the next user to find. the city says riders must have a driver's license...wear a
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helmet and stay off the sidewalk. ( james ) the scooters are likely to stay... but come september... the city will be implementing some new rules. ( james ) on the peninsula... the coast guard is working to salvage a 33- foot sailboat that sank.. the boat washed ashore in pacifica last weekend... after it ran out of fuel. four people and a dog were on board. no one was seriously hurt. salvage workers tried to tow it from the beach wednesday... but the boat took on water and sank about 600 feet offshore. two workers suffered some bruises but no other injuries. ( darya ) election day is a month away. and in san mateo county... every registered voter will get their ballot in the mail. they can then fill it out at
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home... and mail in or drop off. san mateo is one of 5 counties in the state to take advantage of the california voter's choice act... which clears the way for this shift to mailing in ballots. of course... you can still cast your ballot in person. there will be 39 vote centers open throughout the county. ( darya ) a child is injured after a school bus crash in gilroy. police say an s-u-v was speeding on monterey road and rucker avenue when it spun out of control and hit a school bus. the s-u-v overturned... trapping multiple people inside. 2 people suffered minor injuries, including one child riding in the school bus. the child was taken to a medical center in san jose for treatment. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a father detained for almost a year by ice is now home with his family.. and he's sharing his excitement. ( darya ) plus... nasa changes competition rules after 3 young scientists are harassed. ( darya ) and next... a man plays a unique game of
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peekaboo... with a bear. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no major hot spots. bay no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. a hot spot on discovery bay hwy 4 is blocked
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by
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midweek. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) take a look at this... a calaveras county man catches a bear on his property. security video shows the man walking out of sight... and then comes the bear.
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the homeowner says the bear didn't look that old... and was probably a teenager. the video also shows the bear's fright and fascination with the man... you can see the bear playing a peak-a-boo game from behind the tree. but the homeowner wasn't interested in playing. so he slowly walked away from the bear. ( james ) coming up after the break... the warriors are ready for game 3 against the pelicans in new orleans... while one of their young, injured players is making progress. (ácommercialá)(á you could save energy
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( james )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling
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trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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uh, i don't have the words to explain. i feel very very happy."> ( darya ) a father of three is finally waking up in his own bed... after spending nearly a year in an immigration detention center.( james ) we heard from his wife yesterday morning... as she awaited his return.
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now we're hearing from ricardo mercado. kron 4's hermela aregawi has the story. a family reunited...i feel very happy and excited that he's back home with us. i miss the most that i couldn't really hug him a lot, or i couldn't really hug him at all or talk to him that much. i only talked to him about once in two weeks.last july.. ricardo mercado was swept up by immigration officials.. as he was leaving his house for work.on wednesday.. nearly ten months later.. a federal judge ruled that the 38-year old is neither a danger to the public or a flight risk.. and ordered him released on bond.ricardo mercado/released from ice facilitywhen i heard that from the judge, i was in shock because i couldn't believe i have the chance to be free again??mercado has lived in the east bay for nearly two decades.. but he is undocumented.his lawyer is working to get him a witholding of removal..
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something similar to asylum. they argue that mercado's family back in mexico is being extorted... making it unsafe for him ,his wife and three kids to live there.the case remains in limbo.. but for now this family is whole again. lilia perez/former ice detainee's wifeso happy. when i hug him, i don't want to leave him, you know?. i was very happy. very excited i put in my mind don't cry don't cry, but i can't it's very emotional.ricardo mercado/released from ice facilityi miss my family. i miss my girls, my son, my wife. hermela aregawi kron 4 news ( james ) nasa has scrapped public voting of a science competition after the agency learned racist hackers targeted a team made up of african american girls. makayla... bria... and india are juniors in high school. they've worked on a project to remove metals.. including lead.. from water to make it drinkable. an anonymous
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group launched a campaign on racist sites to go on nasa's page and vote for a team of boys competing against the girls. when asked how they reacted to the campaign against them... the girls quoted michelle obama. ( james ) a panel of nasa judges will now make the final decision on a ( james ) the warriors are in new orleans... looking to take a commanding 3-0 lead against the pelicans.( darya ) good news -- steph curry will start tonight. in game two... the two-time m-v-p scored 28 points. he played 27 minutes. game 3 starts at 5. ( darya ) warriors guard patrick mccaw can now take part in shooting and running drills. mccaw suffered a scary back injury in march against the kings. he was streched out of the court after vince carter fouled him... as he was going up for
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a dunk. the warriors will re-evalute mccaw in a month. ( james ) the sharks are in las vegas tonight... taking on the golden knights. this is game 5 of the best of 7 series... and it's all tied up 2-2. san jose was able to even the series wednesday night... after beating the knights 4-0. ( darya ) to baseball and the oakland a's taking on the seattle mariners. and it was not a good day for a's pitcher sean manaea. he allowed 4 runs in six innings. the mariners win by a final of 4 to 1. the a's will start a weekend series against the orioles tonight. first pitch is 7:05 at the coliseum. ( james ) coming up after the break... a drama about motherhood and a comedy remake are hitting theaters today.
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a
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marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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nanny by her brother. "tully" is rated "r." ( darya ) coming up in the next hour.... a bay area dance teacher is accused of sexually assaulting at least 5 students. ( darya ) plus... an 80- year-old gunman shoots two people in mill valley... killing one of them. ( darya ) and... areas affected by the north bay wildfires... are now being targeted by thieves. re smoking instead
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of being there for my son's winning shot. that was it for me.
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south bay is arrested for sexually assaulting a young girl.im standing by in milpitas with the details. (lydia) plus a gunman shoots two people... killing a woman and then turned the gun on himself. ill have new details on the mill valley shooting. ( darya ) and the kilauea volcano erupts on the big island of hawaii. lava is flowing into streets ... forcing evacuations. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather
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friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf.no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) our top story this morning... a bay area dance teacher is arrested for sexually assaulting at least 5 of his students.( james ) at least one of his victimswas as young as 10-years-old. kron 4's sara stinson is live outside the dance studio in milpitas this morning with the details. sara. ( sara )that's right this all came to light after a 16-year-old girl reported that an employee here at fantasa performance and art center sexually assaulted her several years ago when she used to attend the after school program here.detectives then discovered she wasn't the only one.take vo:milipitas police say they now know of four seperate cases involving raymond chen - all young girls who previously attended the
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center.on april 21st chen was arrested and booked into the santa clara county jail.since then chen has been denied bail. the 16-year-old girl who first reported this says he sexually assaulted her when she was 10-years-old and she's just now reporting this to police. but because of courage to report this - four others also came forward.officers are still investigating this case to see if there are more children who could have been sexually assaulted here at the fantasia performance and art center.police are asking the public to give them a call if they know of any other victims. live in milpitias sara stinson, kron 4 news.## ( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) a big story we are following this morning. an 80-year-old gunman shot two people... killing one woman
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and leaving a man critically injured. ( darya ) the gunman was found dead last night after a long stand-off. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in mill valley this morning. lydia. (lydia)investigators left the scene but you can still see caution tape throughout the complex.this incident started yesterday afternoon when deputies responded to an active shooter at a mill valley apartment complex.but at around 5:45 p.m., deputies found the suspect is dead and the shelter-in-place was lifted.the shooting happened on the 900 block of east blithedale in mill valley.when
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deputies arrived at the scene, they said they found a man and woman with gunshot wounds.both were transported to a local hospital. the female victim died and a male victim is in critical condition.the suspect was described as an 80-year-old man.investigators still haven't released a motive for the shooting. reporting live in mill valley lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) on the peninsula ... palo alto police are asking for the public's help identifying a man who broke into a home. a woman says the thief entered through her sliding glass door while she was out running errands. when she got home she realized her jewelery safe and suitcase were gone. she reviewed her home surveillance video and saw this man. officers reviewed the footage and say the man knocked on the front door before moving to the backyard. police warn this is a common technique for burglars. ( darya ) a string of car burglaries in san mateo have left more than a dozen families with a mess to clean up. half a dozen cars on ottawa street had broken windows. its not just on
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one side of town... 14 cars were burglarized throughout san mateo between the night of april 22nd and the early morning hours of april 23rd. police have increased patorls in various neighborhoods. since then they've made several arrests. ( james ) the family of a homeless man who was fatally shot by police is demanding answers from the san francisco district attorney. the family of luis gongora pat gave a letter to district attorney george gaston yesterday. they are demanding to know why he has not made a decision on whether to charge the 2 officers involved in gongora pat's death. this is surveillance video of the shooting. the family met with gascon at the end of february... and claims he said he would make a decision within 6 to 8 weeks. the family says they have not heard from gascon since the meeting. ( james ) people's park in berkeley will see some major changes in the next few years. u-c berkeley is planning to you use the land for new student housing and permanent housing for the homeless community. the student building will house around
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1-thousand students... and the new housing project will have around 100 apartments for the homeless. the university plans to also include recreational space and a memorial honoring the park's history. construction is expected to begin in 20-20. ( darya ) police in vallejo are hoping that they can catch a break in the case of the zodiac killer.( james ) they are now trying to use d-n-a to track down a suspect the same way that sacramento police used d-n-a to find the suspected golden state killer. the zodiac killer killed at least 5 people but claimed for more in taunting letters and cryptograms sent to local newspapers. now a vallejo detective says he's submitted two envelopes containing those letters for d-n-a analysis. the goal is to get a genetic profile in order to narrow in on the killer using his family tree... the same way police tracked down the
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suspected golden state killer... joseph d'angelo.( darya ) 16 year old betty lou jenson was murdered along with her boyfriend david faraday in 1968 while parked on a road in benecia.... they were the zodiac killer's first victims. jensen's sister is now hoping for justice. ( james ) results from the d-n-a analysis in the zodiac killer case is expected in the next few weeks. ( darya ) an east coast man is accused of a pot-related home invasion robbery in sonoma county. the robbery happened wednesday morning at a home on primrose court. a woman and her adult grandson say they were confronted by 2 men inside their home. the men tied their hands up... held them at gunpoint... and took a large
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amount of marijuana. detectives arrested florida resident, ruben hernandez in oakland for the crime. hernandez posted a bond for his bail and was released yesterday. police are still trying to find the second person involved. ( darya ) happening now... a bank robber is on the loose in petaluma. the robbery happened yesterday morning at the west-america bank off of washington street. this is a picture of the man police are looking for. police say the robber demanded money from the teller... and then ran off. ( james ) still to come on the kron 4 morning news... twitter says all 336 million users should change their passwords right away. details ahead. ( james ) plus ... more trouble for the company facing a 27-billion dollar lawsuit over the hunters point cleanup effort. ( james ) and after the break. victims of the north bay wildfires are being targeted while their new homes are buing built. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area
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forecast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá) (james)( robin ) welcome
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back. lets get a 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
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880 to 101. high pressure will high pressure will bring dry
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and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued
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dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek. ( darya ) ( darya ) twitter is ( darya ) ( darya ) twitter is
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encouraging all of its users to change their password today. that's because 336- million passwords may have been exposed. kron four's philippe djegal has more. twitter says there is no evidence that the passwords of its 336 million users have been leaked or misused. but that for a period of time -- the passwords were insecure...connie
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guglielmo/cnet- "they stored all of those passwords. your password, my password, everyone who uses twitter, in a plain text file, instead of encrypting it. now, what does that mean? that means anybody internally at twitter could have seen your username and you password. not good when it's plain text." twitter says it discovered a bug that prevented the passwords from being encrypted. connie guglielmo (goo-yell-mo) is the editor-in-chief of cnet news in san francisco.connie guglielmo/cnet- "it's not a hack from the outside. um, it's an internal problem, but nonetheless, we don't know how long that data was floating around for anyone to see. we don't know who had access to it. we don't know if all 330 million, um, passwords were exposed in that file." that's why twitter and guglielmo (goo-yell-mo) are recommending users change their passwords on all devices as soon as possible.connie guglielmo/cnet- "because the last thing you want is to someone to take control of
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your account and tweet out things that you might not ever say. it does potentially harm your reputation. and, as we all know, it's very difficult to pull back and correct a wrong impression." twitter has issued a public apology about the mistake. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( darya )( darya ) a data privacy measure is going on the california ballot this fall. more than 600-thousand signatures were submitted to the secretary of state. the measure would allow consumers to bar companies from selling their personal information. it would also require companies to say.... what type of information is collected and if it's been sold. companies such as google and comcast are spending money to block the measure. ( james ) thieves are now targeting the workers who are helping the victims of the north bay firestorm rebuild their homes. the sonoma county sheriff's office is now investigating at least 5 burglaries. they were all reported between wednesday night and thursday morning. deputies say tools were stolen from storage trailers at the sites. they say the trailers were locked... and some were even blocked by
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heavy equipment. the sheriff's department will now have extra patrols... in all construction areas in the burn zones. ( james ) happening today... president trump is set to address the n-r-a. this comes just two months after the president said he would stand up to the powerful gun lobby. during a televised meeting with lawmakers in february... president trump scolded a republican senator for being "afraid of the n-r-a." that meeting was held two weeks after the parkland, florida school shooting. the president later backpedaled on that tough talk. president trump says he supports only modest changes to the background check system. he also proposed arming teachers. ( james ) also happening today... national security adviser john bolton will meet with a south korean security chief. one of their top priorities is getting american prisoners out of north korea. and it seems that the three detainees could be released soon. the white house couldn't confirm a timeline for their release. a meeting between president trump and north korean leader kim jong un has
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not been set up yet. but officials say they expect it to happen sometime next month. ( darya ) amazing video out of hawaii ... after kilauea erupts.now lava flow is forcing evacuations.that story still to come. ( darya ) plus ... hollywood sends a message after expelling two famous figures from the oscars academy. those details ... next. ( darya ) and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. enamel is the strong, white, outer layer of your tooth surface. the thing that's really important to dentists is to make sure that that enamel stays strong
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dublin grade eb 580. left lane closed, traffic alert issued. heavier than normal on wb 580 from castro ti midspan due to bridge work
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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( james ) the group the group behind the academy awards has expelled bill cosby and director roman polanski from its membership. the academy of motion pictures arts and sciences cited the organization's conduct standards in a statement announcing the
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decision. cosby was convicted last week of aggravated indecent assault for drugging and sexually assaulting former temple university employee andrea constand. polanski fled the u-s in 19-78 after being charged with statutory rape of a 13-year-old girl. he has continued making films in europe, winning an oscar in 20-03 for "the pianist." ( james ) coming up next... election day is coming up, but you don't have to go to the polls in one bay area county. ( will ) hawaii's kilauea volcano is erupting. i'm live at s-f-o with the details.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james)(darya) lets start
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the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... a hot spot spot on the dublin grade eb 580. left lane closed, traffic alert issued. heavier than normal on
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wb 580 from castro ti midspan due to bridge work high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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( james ) hawaii's kilauea volcano is erupting. and it's causing lava to shoot up from the ground. 15-hundred ground. 15-hundred people have been forced to evacuate. the eruption started yesterday afternoon. kilauea is one of the world's most active volcanoes. ( darya ) kron 4's will tran joins kron 4's kron 4's will tran joins
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us live from s-f-o this morning. will... how are travelers feeling right now? here's a map showing where the volcano is ... and where the lava is flowing out of the ground at the leilani estates. hawaii's governor activated the state national
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guard to help with evacuations and provide security to about 770 buildings that are now left empty. there were no reports of injuries.
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( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) two tetra tech employees will spend 8 months in prison for falsifying data in the hunters point cleanup effort. the 2 men pleaded guilty in federal court last year... but the cases were kept under wraps until they were both sentenced. one employee admitted to replacing dirt from affected test areas... with clean dirt. the other employee admitted to gathering that clean dirt. earlier this week we told you about hunters point residents filing a 27-billion dollar lawsuit against tetra tech for fraud. when kron4 asked
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them earlier this week, the company said they stood by their report. ( darya ) in the east bay... richmond officials have found that excessive and unreasonable force was used in the fatal shooting of a man. richard perez was fatally shot outside a liquor store on cutting boulevard back in 20-14. police say perez was in a physical fight with officer wallace jensen, and reached for the officer's gun. perez's family and attorney say that's not true.. and that perez put his hands up to surrender before he was shot. officer jenson's actions were deemed justified by the district attorney's office in 20-16. but the richmond police review commission reviewed the case and ruled excessive force was used. ( james ) golden gate inspectors say one of their vans was broken into... and the gear they are using in this video was stolen. the inspectors are staying at a hotel in san rafael ... and reported that a few harnesses and some other gear was taken.
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the theft will ánot affect the inspector's safety... or work schedule. tower inspections are still on track to be complete by the end of this week... with scaffolding coming down by next week. ( james ) in the south bay... the electric scooter craze has officially made it's way to san jose. there have been few complaints so far... and city leaders say they're a big hit. through a smart phone app.. users can check out a scooter from several locations... use it for a short scoot around town... and then leave for the next user to find. the city says riders must have a driver's license...wear a helmet and stay off the sidewalk. the scooters are likely to stay... but come september... the city will be implementing some new rules. ( james ) on the peninsula... the coast guard is working to salvage a 33- foot sailboat that sank.. the boat washed ashore in pacifica last weekend... after it ran out of fuel. four people and a dog were on board. no one was seriously hurt. salvage workers tried to tow it from the beach
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wednesday... but the boat took on water and sank about 600 feet offshore. two workers suffered some bruises but no other injuries. ( darya ) election day is a month away. and in san mateo county... every registered voter will get their ballot in the mail. they can then fill it out at home... and mail in or drop off. san mateo is one of 5 counties in the state to take advantage of the california voter's choice act... which clears the way for this shift to mailing in ballots. of course... you can still cast your ballot in person. there will be 39 vote centers open throughout the county. ( darya ) a child is injured after a school bus crash in gilroy. police say an s-u-v was speeding on monterey road and rucker avenue when it spun out of control and hit a school bus. the s-u-v overturned... trapping multiple people inside. 2 people suffered minor injuries, including one child riding in the school bus. the child was taken to a medical center in san jose for treatment. ( james ) still ahead on
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the kron 4 morning news... a father detained for almost a year by ice is now home with his family.. and he's sharing his excitement. ( james )and... cinco de mayo is almost here. this morning on dine and dish.... we'll take you to a restaurant turning tacos... into dollars for schools. ( james ) and amazon is making easier for you to feed your dog ... and it could shake up the pet food market moving forward. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. (ácommercialá) i was out here smoking instead of being there for my son's winning shot. that was it for me. that's why i'm quitting with nicorette. only nicorette mini has a patented fast dissolving formula.
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dublin grade eb 580. a big rig spun out. left lane closed, traffic alert issued. heavier than normal on wb 580 from castro ti midspan due to bridge work high pressure will bring dry
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and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next ( darya )(ááávidboxááá) 4 your money this morning ... amazon now wants to feed your dog. this week, amazon launched 'wag' -- a line of dog food available exclusively to prime members. it comes in two sizes: a five pound bag for 12.99 or a 30 pound bag for 44.99. amazon's move into the dog food market may put even more pressure on brick-and-mortar specialty stores like petco and petsmart.
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( darya ) coming up after the break... the warriors are ready for game 3 against the pelicans in new orleans... while one of their young, injured players is making progress. (ácommercialá)
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to pay practically anyone, at any bank. life, lived victor's way. chase. make more of what's yours. (james) (darya) welcome back.
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lets get a check of weather and traffic... a hot spot spot on the dublin grade eb 580. a big rig spun out. left lane closed, traffic alert issued. heavier than normal on wb 580 from castro ti midspan due to
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bridge work... 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 high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a
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marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a midweek cooling trend as another dry upper low approaches by midweek.
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( darya ) in the east bay ... an undocumented father of 3 is finally waking up in his own bed... after spending nearly a year in an immigration detention center. last july .. ricardo mercado was swept up by immigration officials.. as he was leaving his house for work. yesterday he was released on bond ... after federal judge ruled that the 38-year old is neither a danger to the public
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or a flight risk.
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mccaw can now take part in shooting and running drills. mccaw suffered a scary back injury in march against the kings. he was streched out of the court after vince carter fouled him... as he was going up for a dunk. the warriors will re-evalute mccaw in a month. ( james ) the sharks are in las vegas tonight... taking on the golden knights. this is game 5 of the best of 7 series... and it's all tied up 2-2. san jose was able to even the series wednesday night... after beating the knights 4-0.beating the knights 4-0. ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) cinco de mayo is tomorrow ... the festive holiday celebrating mexican food, drink and culture..( james ) kron 4's vicky liviakis gives us a taste of a san francisco restaurant that's using the holiday to give back to the classroom.
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they're rackin up the margheritas here at tacolicious where cinco de mayo is never too far away. (nats) we're kind of cinco de mayo 365 days a year, but this cinco de mayo is definitely going to be popping. tacolicious in the city's mission district generates a regular flow of tacos and tequila. their location in santa row though is planning full on cinco de mayo festivities. but there's more to life than salsa and chips. joe my husband and i never wanted to be taco slingers we wanted to do something bigger. i mean we are taco slingers. sara deseran and her husband joe hargrove are turning tacos into cash. since 2012 they've raised a million dollars to give to bay area public schools. you heard right - a million dollars! and they're throwing another party for the public to celebrate on may 14th. as for cinco de mayo...
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tacolicious will be honoring the mexican heritage as only it can. there is a movement to try and make it less of a drinking holiday and more of a day to celebrate the true historical value of it but i think you're going to be hard-pressed to not get people to drink margheritas on cinco de mayo. ( darya ) that was vicky liviakis reporting. if you have a restaurant, bistro, cafe or bar that you'd like to see featured on 'dine and dish'... you can send an email to dine and dish at kron 4 dot com .... or fill out the submission form on our website. you can also check out our 'dine and dish' facebook page. ( james ) next... a man plays a unique game of peekaboo... with a bear. you wouldn't accept an incomplete job
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a calaveras county man catches a bear on his property. security video shows the man walking out of sight... and then comes the bear. the video also shows the bear's fright and fascination with the man. the homeowner slowly walked away from the bear. ( darya )( darya ) coming up in the next hour ... areas affected by the north bay wildfires are now being targeted by thieves. ( darya ) and a bay area dance teacher is accused of sexually assaulting at least 5 students. ( darya ) plus... an 80- year-old gunman shoots two
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people in mill valley... killing one of them.
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good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and high pressure will bring dry and seasonable weather friday and saturday with a marine layer along the coast in the bay area. an upper trough will deepen the marine layer saturday night into sunday with a some cooling trend. near normal temperatures and continued dry early next week under high pressure with a a hot spot

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