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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  May 18, 2018 4:00am-7:00am PDT

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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. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact
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coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from 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 ) ( robin ) happening today...
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the man accused of killing a woman and two children in a fremont two children in a fremont car crash... is expected to appear in court. thursday, 21-year-old dang tran... was scheduled to be arraigned at the east county hall of justice in dublin. his family showed up to court -- but tran did not. that's because the alameda county district attorney's office says, they have not yet filed charges against tran. the d-a's office says, it is still waiting on a full report from the california highway patrol. it is possible the charges may come down today. investigators believe tran was under the influence of marijuana tuesday night... when he allegedly caused a five- car crash on northbound interstate- 880. ( robin )in the east bay... a husband and wife were found shot to death in their walnut creek home. police discovered the bodies tuesday afternoon after conducting a
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welfare check... and says it appears to be a murder suicide. police say the husband... 66-year-old richard huber jr... killed his wife... 68-year-old sarah huber ... before turning the gun on himself. right now the case is still under investigation... no word yet on what triggered this shooting. ( robin )new information about those 10- children removed from their home in fairfield. as kron four's terisa estacio reports one family member says they had no idea what was going on. a close family friend says they are doing all they can to help the children during this quote "hard terrible time." kron four provided with this go fund me account set up to help the 10 children removed overnight from their fairfield home - this as family members are trying to suddenly care for the needs of kids, ranging in age from 4 months to 11 years of age. one family member says they knew nothing - and quote: "the whole thing is terrifying." police say
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they found the children living in a filthy fairfield home. carpets soaking with urine, feces, human and animal smeared all over the floors. hallways unpassable with garbage. their parents - jonathan allen and ina rogers now facing multiple charges of abuse. in addition, allen is facing 7 counts of torture. authorities allege he shot at bit and in some cases waterboarded his children and poured scalding water on them. allen's sister and brother said quote "when we heard the news about the children we were appalled, disturbed and saddened about what had occurred. we have not kept in contact with them the children's father allen in a jail house interview as well as rogers have maintained their innocence,both remain in custody and are back in court next week to enter a plea. in fairfield terisa estacio kron four news.
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( robin )san jose police are asking for the public's help... in solving a double homicide. it happened on the 38-hundred block of sierra road. police say a man and woman were declared dead by first responders at the scene... a little after 10 o'clock wednesday night. a small crowd of mourners came together in san jose ... to express their grief. one neighbor we spoke with says, he heard the sounds of what could have been the suspect's car ... speeding away. ( robin ) police say, the two victims were shot at least once. two cars were towed away from the area early thursday morning. a san jose police spokesperson
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stresses ... that any tip, no matter how small... could be what they need to break this case. ( robin )the constant drug use at bart stations and on trains ... is starting to become a huge problem. kron 4's justine waldman shows us what san francisco mayor mark farrell, the s-f-p-d.... and outreach programs are doing to clean-up the transit system stations. bart riders at civic center see lots of drug use during their commutes.sot i see people shooting upnats this now viral video really shed light on the problem. people slumped against the walls and doing drugs out in the open at the station.nats on thursday, the long corridor known for bad behavior was empty of people sleeping or shooting up. mainly because bart police, san francisco police and the salvation army made their presence known. and got people help, who would take it. sot and we have already put several people with out staff on to transportation back to our programs right nownats on the plaza, salvation army
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volunteers set up a table to pass out socks and sandwiches. even hot coffee to almost 750 people.sot i slept on bart for years in a paper box hey hey but i am doing great now sot it is very nice to come through here and get a few things that you need bart is on a mission to clean-up its stations.tim chan / bart planningsot a lot of what happens at the street level goes underground filters down to the bart station and on to our trains and we cannot ignore it underground, the salvation army tried to reach asha matthews. who tells me she's been down here for about a month, and declined any assistance.sot i am alright, i am alright she left the station, unclear on where she'd go next. ( robin )a close call in san
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ramon.... after a man is nearly hit while walking in a crosswalk. this happened right off the iron horse trail... on alcosta avenue near broadmoor drive. you can see the car ánearly slam into the pedestrian. it then crashes into the median. police tweeted this video out thursday as a reminder to always be aware of your surroundings. officers say nobody was seriously injured... and no word if the driver was arrested. ( robin )east bay police are investigating a series of robberies... targeting women in fremont. in each incident... the robbers have been going after women wearing gold chain necklaces. some of the incidents were violent... and the victims were injured. and of the six robberies... police believe two are related. both of those occurred near elementary schools. investigators are releasing these photographs from the may 8-th robbery. that is when a suspect attacked a woman and pulled her to the ground. she suffered scratches and bruises from that attack. ( robin )in hawaii....
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kilauea's volcano erupts from its summit... sending plumes of ash 30-thousdand feet into the air. dozens of homes and structures are damaged... and officials say... the worst may be yet to come. john lorinc has the story. first a large cloud of smoke, then....nat sound of explosion a loud bang.an explosion from the kilauea volcano's summit shot ash and other particles 30-thousand feet high on thursday.talmadge magno/civil defense administrator "fortunately, it was as far as - it was short lived, so that kind of went down pretty quick." the rain helped prevent the ash from spreading too far.....but there were still lingering effects.sulfur dioxide could be seen blanketing a highway on the big island.and hawaii county handed out nearly 20-thousand masks to residents because of the toxic material floating around.steve gebbie/resident "everyday it's gotten worse, every day."--butted to--"it's just hard to believe that it's happened to our neighborhood." officials don't know what caused thursday's explosion.....but they expect more of them over the next few
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days.talmadge magno/civil defense administrator"the activity has been going on, we keep saying this event is far from over."the volcano has done significant damage over the past two weeks.here is a shot of leilani estates before and after the kilaueau volcano. volcanic rock has covered asphalt and a lot of vegetation has been burned to a crisp.as for when the threat will end....mayor harry kim/hawaii county"i don't want to really put out any hard timeline, you know we continue to want to make sure that we can mitigate the risk as quickly as possible but we want to be smart and we want to be certain that we're doing the right thing."i'm john lorinc reporting. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a staffer out on bail this morning... after school officials found surviellance video of him allegedly touching a student. (robin)plus... a surprising testimony from the ex- girlfriend of 49ers star reuben foster... saying she lied to police about the domestic violence incident... and this isn't the first time she's done it. (robin)and... we're only 18
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days away from june's primary elections. but one local county... is facing a major problem. they need (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact
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coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is no major hot spots. bay bridge
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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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) kron 4 is your local election headquarters... and with just 18 days to go until
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the june primary... santa clara county is facing a major problem. the county is in dire need of poll workers. kron4's ali reid explains... just how many election officers the county needs... to reach their goal. there is an urgent need for an additional 1400 people to sign up within the next 2 and a half weeks.and for the primaries, that's tough.in santa clara county, about 4-thousand workers are needed to handle over 800 polling places.we do like to have 5 people there and with all the languages in silicon valley, we like to have people in each polling place in areas where people speak a different language other than english, for people to help in that languageelection officers normally check voters in, prove and collect ballots, and assist in any way necessary. there is a stipend of up to 200-dollars.workers must be at least 18 years old and registered to vote, or high school students older than 16. primary elections tend to be more difficult to recruit than general electionsit's the
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start of summer, some are going on vacation, out of school, out of town, and primary elections don't have the same interest in general as the general elections. although there's a current shortage, it doesn't mean polling places will have to close.rest assured we will be open for voting at each polling place. there's no danger of that.standupthe county will be hiring all the way up to the weekend before the elections.reporting live from san jose jose ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. ( robin )in redwood city... the woodside road, on and off ramps are back open this morning after a grass fire was burning on the side of the freeway. it started just before two.. thursday afternoon... and caused some delays for drivers. california highway patrol had to close the on and off ramps to get the fire under control. no word on what caused it. ( robin ) and crews in the south bay had a tough time battling a brush fire. san
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jose fire tells us the fire was reported just after 4-30 yesterday at capitol expressway and tuers road. the blaze started out at just two acres... but spread to 71 acres. we're told the flames destroyed a homeless encampment. the fire has been contained. authorities believe fireworks were the cause of the fire. ( robin )in the north bay... the american canyon police chief is acknowledging.. how disturbed he is after seeing surveillance video of a middle school staff member... allegedly inappropriately touching a student. kron 4's gabe slate reports on what happened next and how law enforcement is asking for the public's help. 46 year old louis gonzalez of napa works as an aide to students with special needs at american canyon middle school. police say recently at this school the fire alarms went off and the building was evacuated.police say school staff did not know what caused the alarms to go off so they combed through surveillance videowhile looking at that
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footage police say they stumbled across suspicious behavior between a staff member and a student who were alone in the gymnasiumsound from oscar ortiz - police chief american canyon" inappropriate touching between a staff member and clearly a child"after watching the video, school staff then immediately contacted authorities.american canyon police chief oscar ortiz said he was disturbed when he saw the surveillance video.sound from oscar ortiz - police chief american canyon"i don't want to leave too much to the imagination but at the same time i will say it was clearly inappropriate and lewd and lascivious "wednesday night police arrested gonzalez and charged him with three felonies related to lewd and lascivious acts on a child gonzales bail was set at $250,000. thursday morning he posted bail.stand up - gabe slate reporter -"the principal's office at american canyon middle school referred me to officials with napa valley unified school district, they sent me a statement saying that the safety of their students is the number one priority, they placed gonzalez on administrative leave, and
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they are launching an internal investigation into gonzalez, looking at his past work history and other children he may have encountered, and are working closely with law enforcement through this process and investigation" sound from oscar ortiz - police chief american canyon "we know of no other victims at this time. that's not to say that we will not thoroughly investigate and dig but for now we know of no other victims. "in american canyon gabe slate kron 4 news ( robin ) police say, if any parents suspect their children might be a victim... they would like you to please come forward. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... san francisco city officials are introducing a first of its kind program... to fight drug abuse. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up after the break.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. (robin) thank you mabrisa..time to check in on your entertainment headlines. "deadpool two" figures to dominate the box office this weekend. but the movie it's displacing is still going strong. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. (nat) "here, we don't fight for one life -- we fight for all of them.""avengers: infinity war" keeps soaring! the marvel movie has hit one-point-six-nine billion dollars worldwide, passing "jurassic world" for number four all-time. and it's the biggest non-holiday movie: the top three -- "avatar," "titanic," and "star wars: the force awakens" -- all opened the week before christmas.
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(italian, with english subtitles: "no one can serve two masters. we either serve god or we serve money."a film with a very different kind of worldwide appeal just opened in limited release. "pope francis: a man of his word" is a documentary about the pontiff's ideas about today's issues. filmmaker win wenders (vim venders) shows the pope traveling the world, delivering his message. the movie is playing in nearly 350 north american theaters this weekend.(nat-music) edward." "what?""actually, i'm a little big scared."also opening in limited release this weekend: "on chesil beach," based on ian mcewan's best-selling novel about a young couple from very different backgrounds -- and different expectations about physical intimacy, which lead to a fateful wedding night. three-time oscar nominee saoirse (sir-shuh) ronan and billy howle from "dunkirk" star in the drama. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... reuben foster's ex-girlfriend takes the stand in court .
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hear why she said she made up áall the harrassment allegations against him. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break. (ácommercialá) (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact
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coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week.
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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 )the domestic violence case against 49ers linebacker... reuben foster... may be in jeopardy after a bombshell testimony from his ex-girlfriend. foster's ex testifed.... saying she lied to everybody... and was out to get foster... to hurt him. kron four's rob fladeboe has the story. elissa ennis, the ex girlfriend of 49ers star reuben foster was silent as she left the courthouse on thursday. but she had plenty
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to say at a preliminary hearing in the domestic violence case she instigated against foster, who also has not spoken publicly about the case. under oath, ennis admitted her story that foster beat her up was a lie she told to hurt him and his career for breaking up with her. shown here at an earlier hearing, foster's attorney got ennis to admit it was all about the money and that she had been in trouble for accusing another ex boyfriend of domestic violence. the case against foster is now on thin ice says former prosecutor and legal analyst steven clark.steven clark/legal analyst "...the fact that she has done this before to another boyfriend will have the d.a. thinking that she is not doing this to help mr foster and also the fact that she broke down on the stand, this cold not have gone better for the defense..." elissa ennis also admitted to stealing $8 thousand dollars in cash, jewelry and clothing from foster after his arrest but denied that he paid her to recant her story.rob fladeboe/san jose
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"....reuben foster is also facing a weapons charge in this case. after hearing the evidence the judge in the case will decide next week whether he will stand trial. in san jose rob fladeboe kron 4 news. ( robin ) ( robin ) san francisco mayor... mark farrell... is proposing a first-of-its kind program to fight drug abuse on city streets. it includes money for a ádedicated 'drug addiction street team'. that medical team would hand out a drug designed to stop heroin cravings... amoung other things. the mayor says the traditional hospital
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or clinic program... just does not work for many addicts. he's including 6-million dollars in his current budget proposal... to pay for the 10- person team over two years.
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plaza. police say the man entered the building through the parking garage entrance at the front of the building... and made his way up using an emergency staircase. in this photo, you can see him with a backpack, duffle bag... and some other items he did not have upon entering the building. right now... police are looking for this man. ( robin )what was bekeley's elmwood cafe.... is now back open. but this time... with new owners and a new name. it's now called "baker and commons." the former owner relinquinshed ownerwhip in late april... andwouldn't comment on whether a 20-15 incident involving a bay area comedian had prompted the decision. w. kamau bell said he'd been standing by an outdoor table - talking to his wife, who is white. he says an employee indicated he should leave. the owners apologized to him at the time... and pledged to re- trainemployees. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... every little bit counts when it comes to helping solve the
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bay area housing crisis. where an organization put up several homes... for those in need. (ácommercialá) ( robin )normally our stanley
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roberts has to go looking for people behaving badly.... but for the last dozen years, there is one iconic event where people actually line up to parade past him. here's people behaving badly. welcome to bay to breakers kim jong un reporting live uh by the porta potties were you urinating on the dmv building (no) that's against the law if
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you are new to san francisco, stanley, stanley permit me to introduce you to the largest moving street party west of the mississippiplease i need it i'm diabetic, here's the deal i need the beer, i need the beer. i need the alcohol we need the alcohol pleaseit's called bay to breakers and i have been following the shenanigans every since allow me to show you some of things i've captured if you been waiting for the 2009 people behaving badly bay to breakers edition wait no longer awwwww the race is also an alcohol free event this is 4 loco i'm sorry let me try that again, the race is suppose to be a booze free event and you're drinking 40's all say for the morning yea so you're kinda buzzed right now this guy was carrying a 25 dollar bottle of tito's handmade vodka, but not any more (is it open yea) pour it in my mouth but containers get pout it in my mouth (i wish i wish) go ahead go ahead pour it in my mouth poured outbut then there are these hey superman you love this tree huh? (god dammit) oh but i wasn't alone hey buddy (censored) can i see
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you id please (absolutely) do me a favor put it back inside zipper up c'mon kids play here apparently supermans kryptonite (this is a ticket for urinating in public) is a police ticket book) he how long you gonna pee for, get the (censored) out of here well that went well and yes that is considered assault but karma has a crazy way of sneaking up on you, you know why we're talking right oh he was video taping me peeing whey were you peeing bay to breakers is the gift that keeps on giving and i mean that in the nicest possible way i was racking my brain trying to figure out how to tell this story., let's start from here this sign, there always been a problem with public urination during this event this time the problem was outside the department of motor vehicles office on fell street where the porta potties are only a 100 feet away here one lady just finished her business and the crowd is yelling for here to cover her face but instead she gives them a thumbs up yup that's bay to breakers for you and now that weed is legal who knows what's next i'll see you.. at the race in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news
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(robin)still ahead on the kron four morning news... we all know housing prices in the bay area are skyrocketing. but there is one organization building affordable homes for families. we tell you where they're being built... next. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. (ácommercialá) cialá)(áábreakáá)
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning
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forecast. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week.
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no major hot spots. bay
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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 )every new addition to the bay area housing stock... counts during the current housing crisis. and in fremont... the organization habitat for humanity... is building dozens of affordable homes. kron four's philippe djegal talked with a woman... as she visited her future home. (philippe) as she walks up the steps to her future new home in fremont... a huge weight has been lifted off yesenia ramirez's shoulders. nats- "pink walls and purple." the married 30-year-old old mother of two young children can already envision
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what the rooms will look like. yesenia ramirez/mother- "this is where i wanna, wanna, um, have my kids grow up. um, where i wanna raise my kids." ramirez and her husband were both born and raised in san jose. they still live there in one of yesenia's family members garage converted to a studio.yesenia ramirez/mother- "my kids want their own space and its hard for them to find a place to play." well, that won't be an issue come the fall -- when yesenia and her family are supposed to move in. habitat for humanity east bay silicon valley broke ground on the 30-unit condo-style housing development on central avenue last july. yesenia applied for the non-profit home ownership program about five years ago. spokesperson patti wang cross says that decision will soon pay off for her.patti wang cross/habitat for humanity- "before habitat came along, she was starting to look at really far flung options in high crime neighborhoods and uh, really felt like she was, she was out of options for staying in the bay area." instead, yesenia will own her home and pay a mortgage at
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below market rate... which means, no more than 30-percent of her household income will go towards housing.yesenia ramirez/mother- "theres hope. you know, a lot of the times, i had a dream of owning, but with, uh, with how the housing is, you know, i didn't really see that happening until habitat and i didn't think i was going to be chosen, which i did and its incredible." on friday, 100 women leaders in the community will volunteer their time to help construct yesenia's future home... moving closer to her dream becoming a reality. in fremont, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( robin )summer travel season is amoung us... memorial day is the unofficial kickoff of the summer travel season.... and on capitol hill.... the white house is questioning the t-s-a about how they're getting ready. more than 240 million passengers are expected to pass through security checkpoints between memorial day and labor day. last year the t-s-a saw 239 million people. a t-s-a
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official was on capitol hill speaking to representatives of congress about how it plans to deal with all the traffic.
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panel makes the phone quite a bit thicker than the normal i- phone ten model. the case is made of carbon fiber and the panel is shock resistant. each one comes engraved with its number. the first one off of the production line -- number one -- was given to tesla c-e-o... elon musk. ( robin ) american women are having fewer babies -- and researchers say choosing careers over motherhood... could be one factor. a new report from the national center for health statistics says... there were just under four million births in the u-s in 20-17... that's a new record low. it's the lowest number in 30 years.... and down two-percent from the year before. the report found that other numbers are rising... but that's not a good thing. the cesarean delivery rate increased to 32-percent... and the rate of pre-term births... rose to nearly ten percent. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... steph curry is starting a new sports venture... and it includes golf. we explain
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after the break. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam.
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gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. (robin)
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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 )we all know steph curry loves the game of basketball... but he also loves a good golf game. according to multiple sources... the warriors guard is close to hosting his own pga tour event... in the the fall of 20-19. curry's representatives at octogon... are working with the pga tour to finalize a deal. the deal would allow the agency to sell marketing and sponsorships deals for the event. curry is not expected to play in the tournament. all the money
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raised will go the curry family foundation. ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news ... a staffer out on bail this morning... after school officials found surviellance video of him allegedly touching a student. ( robin )plus... east bay police are looking for this man. he accused of stealing gold chains... right from around women's necks. we have the latest in a live report. (robin)and... we're only 18 days away from june's primary elections. but one local county... is facing a major problem. they need poll workers. (ácommercialá)
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robberies in frenmont. kron4's lydia pantazas has pictures of the thief. the man accused of killing 3 people in a dui crash is expected in court today. will tran has the story. ( james ) ( james ) and breaking
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news.... an overnight shooting at one of president trump's golf resorts. we have the new developments. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact
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coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a big story out of the east bay this morning... police are investigating a series of robberies targeting women in fremont.( james ) in each case... the woman targeted was wearing a gold chain. kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live with the latest. lydia.... many of these robberies are violent... women dragged to the ground as a person rips a gold chain off their neck.(take map) let's take a look at a map of where these robberies happened. so far half a dozen people in eighteen days robbed throughout fremont. (pics) let's take a look at pictures of one of the robberies. this one happened on may 8th at 1:40pm. in this case a man violently robbed the woman of her gold chain as she was in the 4100 block of alder avenue, near oliveira elementary school. the robbery is one of two chain-snatch robberies that police believe are related
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because the suspect targeted women walking near elementary schools around pick-up time. police said the robbery victim was pulled to the ground and was injured by a suspect described as a thin man in his 20s standing 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. he was wearing a black baseball hat, a gray hooded zip-up sweatshirt over a black shirt, light gray sweatpants and black and white jordan shoes. if you have information on these robberies please call the fremont police department. reporting live in fremont, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( lydia ) this map ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) breaking overnight... a man is arrested after opening fire at the trump national doral golf glub in florida. it happened around 1:30 this morning. police say the man was yelling about the president when he opened fire. he was shot by police and taken into custody. a police officer was also injured in the shooting. there is no word on the officer's condition
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this morning. ( darya ) in the north bay... a staff member at american canyon middle school is arrested... after police say he was caught on camera inappropriately touching a student. louis gonzalez is now facing several charges. police say school staff went through surveillance video... after fire alarms went off at the school for unknown reasons. while looking at that footage... staff say they saw suspicious behavior between gonzalez and a student. the school says gonzalez worked as an aide to students with special needs ... and is on administrative leave. police are now looking any more victims. ( darya ) we are learning new information about the 10 children removed from their flithy home in fairfield. one family member is now saying they had no idea what was going on in the home, but they are now doing everything they can to help the children. there is now a go fund me set up to help provide for the children. the children's parents jonathan allen and ina rogers now face multiple
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counts of abuse. allen's sister and brother said when they heard the news they were disturbed and saddened. they are hoping to keep the children together and far away from the horrible conditions. both allen and rogers have maintained their innocence while they both remain in custody. ( james ) a big story this morning... hawaii authorities are handing out masks to protect people from ash... as the big island braces for another eruption from the kilauea volcano. an eruption happened yesterday. winds blew much of the 30- thousand foot plume away from people. officials expect more eruptions over the next few days. the volcano has done significant damage over the past two weeks. the big island has been on "red alert" since ( darya )( darya ) new
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this morning... the owner of the company that manages the orchard mobile home community in santa rosa is responding to the lawsuit against them. residents were told they would have to start paying rent in september even though they are not living on the site. steve braun the president of hometown america management corporation said residents have an obligation to pay their lease. braun also said that the company has reduced the rent. he said they they are also offering discounts for rebuidling on the land as soon as a construction timeline is complete. the residents say there are violations of mobile home laws and contracts. ( darya ) san francisco mayor mark farrell is proposing a program to fight drug abuse on city streets. the mayor wants to create a dedicated medical team. their work would include handing out a drug designed to stop heroin cravings. mayor farrell says traditional hospital or clinic programs just don't work for many addicts. he's including 6-
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million dollars in his current budget proposal to pay for the 10-person team over two years. an estimated 11-thousand heroin addicts use needles in san francisco. ( darya ) more police patrols are out at the civic center bart station in san francisco... trying to help drug addicts and the homeless. this video shed light on the problem. it shows people slumped against the walls and doing drugs out in the open. but the long corridor known for this behavior was empty yesterday... as police and salvation army volunteers made their presence known. on the plaza... volunteers set up a table to pass out socks... sandwiches and coffee. ( james ) a homeless man who was sleeping is killed by a truck driver who ran him over. it happened yesterday morning on pulgas avenue in east palo alto. officers found the homeless man lying in the road shortly after. police say they have located the truck driver involved... and are investigating the incident as a traffic accident. ( james ) a man is facing
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new charges after police say they connected him to six burglaries in san francisco. javon neal was already in custody when investigators linked him to the crimes. he is accused of stealing 14- thousand dollars worth of electronics within two months. neal faces multiple charges and is being held on a 105-thousand dollar bail. ( james ) a husband and wife are found shot to death in their walnut creek home. police say it appears to be a murder-suicide. they say the husband, 66-year-old richard huber junor, killed his wife, sarah huber, before turning the gun on himself. police found the bodies on tuesday... after doing a welfare check. ( darya ) in the south bay... san jose police need help solving a double homicide that happened in the foothills. we first brought you this story yesterday morning as breaking news. the murder of a man and woman happened just after 10 wednesday night on sierra road. a neighbor says he heard a car speeding away at the time. san jose police say that any tip... no matter how small... could be what they need to break this case.
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( darya ) happening today... oakland mayor libby schaaf is in washington d-c this morning where new affordable housing details will be unveiled. the u-s housing investment and kaiser permanente is collaborating with mayors to advance public- private partnerships. we're told the partnerships will push for affordable housing and address homelessness. ( darya ) happening this weekend... it is the annual bay to breakers race in san francisco. thousands of costumed runners, and walkers will be making make their way through the heart of san francisco. between the racers and the spectators more than 100-thousand people are expected along the race route. and san francisco mayor mark farrell says safety is a top priority.
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along with extra police officers... the office of emergency management is also providing a text alert system. if you want to receive alerts during the event you can text "b-2-b-s-f" to 8-8-8-7-7-7.s-f" to 8-8-8-7-7- 7. e have that number also posted on our website kron4.com. and here is the map of the race route. it will start sunday morning at sue bierman bark and end at the north side of golden gate park. if you have to drive through that area on sunday expect delays because of crowds and road closures. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 still ahead ( james )( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a close call in the east bay for
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a pedestrian that is caught on camera. ( james ) plus... a new policy is expected to be announced by the white house when it come to clinics that provide abortions. ( sara ) and after the break... i will have details on a propsed sales tax increase for alameda county that would help fun early education. ( 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.
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. check of the let's get a morning news.kron 4 back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a
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weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week.
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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 ) counting down to the june primary election.... voters in alameda county will decide on whether to raise the sales tax to help parents pay for preschool and daycare.( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in alameda county with details on
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measure a. sara? if passed - measure a would increase the sales in alameda county by a half percent. backers of measure a say it would raise 140 million dollars each year, for the next 30 years. nearly half of the money would go to licensed preschool and daycare providers. the rest of the funds scholarships. parents who cannot afford daycare of would get a subsidy based ("so a homeless family scholarship to attend and a middle income family would get a smaller subsidy.") ( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) take a look at this.... a close call in san ramon-- after a man is nearly hit while walking in a crosswalk. this happened
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in san ramon in the crosswalk right off the iron horse trail... on alcosta avenue near broadmoor drive. you can see the car nearly slam into the pedestrian.... it then crashes into the median. police tweeted this video out... as a reminder to be aware of your surroundings. no one was seriously injured. ( darya ) berkeley's elmwood cafe... has new owners and a new name. it's now called "baker and commons." the former owner sold the business back in april... over an incident that happened in 2015. that's when bay area comedian "w. kamau bell" said he was standing by an outdoor table... talking to his wife who is white. he says an employee him he should leave. the owners apologized to him at the time... and pledged to re-train employees. bell recently talked about the incident... after 2 black men were arrested at a philadelphia starbucks while waiting for a friend. ( james ) happening today... the trump white house is pushing for another pro-life policy. the
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administration will propose banning abortions at places that receive federal family planning funds. this is a move that conservatives have long wanted. there are laws that prohibit federal dollars from being linked to abortions. but some groups -- especially planned parenthood -- use federal money for services like check-ups and yearly screenings. ( james ) coming up... habitat for humanity is helping east bay families get into homes. (ácommercialá) it's time for sleep number's 'semi-annual sale'.
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the june primary election.... voters in alameda county will decide on whether to raise the sales tax to help parents pay for preschool and daycare.( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in alameda county with details on measure a. sara? if passed - measure a would increase the sales in alameda county by a half percent. backers of measure a say it would raise 140 million dollars each year, for the next 30 years. nearly half of the money would go to licensed preschool and daycare providers. the rest of the funds the rest of the funds would pay for scholarships. parents who cannot afford daycare of
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preschool would get a subsidy based on need. ("so a homeless family would get a full scholarship to attend and a middle income family would get a smaller subsidy.") the money would be distributed by the public agency "first five" alameda county". an independent citizens oversight committee would be created to ensure the money collected is being spent properly. opponents of the measure worry that the proposed oversight is not enough. ( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. gradual warming gradual warming will occur
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today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. ( robin )
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) coming up ( james ) coming up next... elon musk is making his pitch to the public... as he looks to make his underground traffic tunnel a reality. ( will ) happening today... the man accused of driving under the influence of pot and causing a deadly crash in fremont... will be in court today.
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new at jack in the box. there ya' go. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds
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are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) happening today... the man accused of driving under the influence of pot and causing a deadly crash in fremont... will be in court today.( james ) dang tran was supposed to arraigned yesterday... but charges hadn't been filed yet. kron 4's will tran joins us live from dublin. dublin... ( will ) dang tran was supposed to arraigned yesterday. but the alameda county d-a's office says it hadn't yet filed charges against tran. they were still waiting on a full crash report from the c-h-p. investigators believe tran was under the influence of marijuana tuesday night... when he caused a five-car crash on northbound 880.
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that crash killed a woman and 2 children. ( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) the ex girlfriend of 49ers star reuben foster admitted uder
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oath her story that foster beat her up was a lie. elissa ennis said she wanted to hurt him and his career for breaking up with her. in a previous hearing foster's attorney got ennis to admit it was all about the money and the trouble she was facing in a previous relationship. ennis also admitted to stealing eight-thousand dollars in cash.. jewelry.. and clothing from foster after his arrest. she did deny that he paid her to recant her story. foster still faces a weapon charge and is expected to hear next week whether he will stand trial or not. ( james ) an oakland city building is the scene of a security breach... and now police are looking for a thief. it happened at the frank h. ogawa plaza. police say this man got into the building
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through the parking garage... and made his way up using an emergency staircase. security photos show him with a backpack, duffle bag... and some other items that he did ánot have when he walked in. the thief was able to flee before officers could get to him. ( james ) on highway 101... the woodside road on and off ramps in redwood city are back open this morning... now that a grass fire has been put out. just before two yesterday afternoon.. c-h-p had to close the on and off ramps for several hours to get the fire under control. ( james ) crews in san crews in san jose had a tough time battling a brush fire san jose fire says the fire was first reported yesterday afternoon at capitol expressway and tuers road. the fire started out at just two acres... but spread to 71 acres. we're told the flames destroyed a homeless encampment. there were no injuries. ( darya ) in the east bay... habitat for humanity is building dozens of
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affordable homes in fremont. right now... yesenia ramirez and her family are living in a family members garage that's been onverted to a studio. but this fall... the family will move into their new home. habitat for humanity broke ground on a 30-unit condo-style housing development on central avenue last july. ramirez applied for their ownership program about five years ago. now that decision is paying off. ( darya ) ramirez pay a mortgage below market rate... which means no more than 30-percent of her household income will go towards housing. ( darya ) happening today..
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people can get free hepatitis b and c testing today outside san francisco's city hall. the testing will be available this afternoon between 1 and 2. the centers for disease control warns people may not know if they are infected. the syptoms include fever, fatigue, and abdominal pain which can be associated with a number of ailments. ( james ) tesla and space-x founder elon musk is showing off one of his newest project ideas called "loop." musk wants to dig a tunnel under parts of los angeles to develop a 3-mile transportation system. he plans to dig about 30 feet underground... right next to the 405 freeway. at a town hall meeting last night, some people questioned the safety of the tunnel during an earthquake. musk claims it will actually be safer than being above ground.
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everything is quiet and smooth.">( james ) some people living in los angeles have filed a lawsuit challenging the city's decision to exempt the tunnel from environmental reviews. musk says he invisions transportation pods moving up to 16 passengers at a time at a cost of one dollar per person. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... it's almost primary election day... but one bay area is in desperate need of help. we'll tell you how you can make some extra cash. ( sara ) plus... the pros and cons of an education initiative that could increase the sales tax in alameda county. i'm live with the details. ( james ) and next... the royal wedding is tomorrow. and now we know who will walk meghan markle down the aisle. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. ( robin )
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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 ) new this ( darya ) new this morning... prince charles will walk meghan markle down the aisle. ( james ) ( james ) the father of the groom is stepping in... after markle's dad fell ill days before the wedding and was unable to fly to britain. the palace says prince charles "is pleased to be able to welcome ms. markle to the royal family in this way." ( darya ) we're streaming the wedding live on kron-4-dot- com... our mobile app... and facebook page. the wedding is this saturday, may 19th at four in the morning. ( james ) ( james ) coming up after the break... the a's do what the giants couldn't do last night... áwin. (ácommercialá)
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds
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are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week.
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( james ) continuing our election coverage... in the last half hour, we told you about 'measure a' in alameda county.( darya ) if passed by voters next month, it would raise the sales tax to help parents pay for preschool and improve early education. kron4's sara stinson is live in alameda county. sara you spoke with people for and against the measrure? those i spoke to who are against measure a tell me it's already expsensive to live in the county and raising the sales tax is not something
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they are willing to vote for. but some parents childcare and preschool is so expensive they are barely by. "families are losing their housing because they are unable to afford the price of childcare and maintain employment while paying for rent.")a decision clarissa doutherd from child advocacy group "parent voices" says no mom or dad should have to make - but often do.("they're working really hard to make ends meat.")if passed measure a would help families struggling to pay for preschool and daycare by awarding subsidies.it would raise that money by increasing the sales tax by half a percent in alameda county. john teves who made this facebook page "no on measure a" says should not come out of his pocket.("i don't believe it is a government responsibility to pay for daycare, philosophically.") ("putting higher taxes on the entire population does not make it more affordable to live here.")("we all have a
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collective responsibility to ensure that our most vulnerable population, in particular children are taken care of and are safe.")backers say the measure would raise 140 million dollars a year for the next 30 years.which opponents say could impact their bottom line. ("putting a consistent tax on people that's not going to make it more affordable to live here.") about half of the money would go to licensed preschool and daycare providers.(" better curriculum, more qualified staff.")it would also help increase wages.advocates are calling this an early education crisis that cannot be ignored.("the time is now, this can't wait any longer, childcare is needed.") ( james ) santa clara ( james ) ( james ) santa clara
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county officials say they need 14-hundred more poll workers before next month's primary. volunteers are especially needed in palo alto, los altos, saratoga and san jose's willow glen, almaden and downtown neighborhoods. officials are also looking for bilingual workers. volunteers will be paid a stipend of up to 200-dollars. despite the shortage... officals say all polling places will be open on election day. ( james ) 4 your money... memorial day is the unofficial kickoff of the summer travel season. and on capitol hill... the u-s house wants to know if the t-s-a is ready. the t-s-a is bracing for what they say will be another record- breaking travel season. more than 240 million passengers are expected to pass through security checkpoints between memorial day and labor day. that's up about a million people compared to last year. now... the t-s-a says it needs
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your help to keep things running smoothly.
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fifth... matt olson hits a 3-run bomb... the a's hit three home runs in the game they win 10 to 5. the two teams will play again this evening. first pitch is set for 4:07. ( james ) coming up after the break... ryan reynolds is back as "deadpool." we're taking a look at what's new at the box office.
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( james ) ryan reynolds returns as the "merc with a mouth." "deadpool 2" is now in theaters. josh brolin stars as "cable" -- deadpool's new nemesis. "deadpool" is
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rated "r." ( darya ) ( darya ) coming up in the next coming up in the next hour... east bay police are looking for this man... they say he's targeting women... who wear gold chains. ( darya ) plus... a middle school staffer is arrested after police he was caught touching a student on camera. i'm dianne feinstein and i approve this message.
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i support the affordable care act, and voted against all trump's attempts to repeal it. but we need to do more. i believe in universal health care. in a public health option to compete with private insurance companies. and expanding medicare to everyone over 55. and i believe medicare must be empowered to negotiate the price of drugs. california values senator dianne feinstein (lydia)there have been 6 gold chain robberies in frenmont. kron4's lydia pantazas has thief.
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the man accused of killing 3 people in a dui crash is expected in court today. will tran has the story. a measure to fund schools in the east bay is going up for a vote.ill have the details in a live report. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the
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bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is
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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 ) a big story out of the east bay this morning... police are investigating a series of robberies targeting women in fremont.( james ) in each case... the woman targeted was wearing a gold chain. kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live with the latest. lydia.... many of these robberies are violent... women dragged to the ground as a person rips a gold chain off their neck.(take map) let's take a look at a map of where these robberies happened. so far half a
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dozen people in eighteen days robbed throughout fremont. (pics) let's take a look at let's take a look at pictures of one of the robberies. this one happened on may 8th at 1:40pm. in this case a man violently robbed the woman of her gold chain as she was in the 4100 block of alder avenue, near oliveira elementary school. the robbery is one of two chain-snatch robberies that police believe are related because the suspect targeted women walking near elementary schools around pick-up time. police said the robbery victim was pulled to the ground and was injured by a suspect described as a thin man in his 20s standing 5 feet 8 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall. he was wearing a black baseball hat, a gray hooded zip-up sweatshirt over a black shirt, light gray sweatpants and black and white jordan shoes. if you have information on these robberies please call the fremont police department. reporting live in fremont, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( lydia )
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will with you through out the morning. ( james ) breaking overnight... a man is arrested after opening fire at the trump national doral golf glub in florida. it happened around 1:30 this morning. police say the man was yelling about the president when he opened fire. he was shot by police and taken into custody. a police officer was also injured in the shooting. there is no word on the officer's condition this morning. ( darya ) happening now oakland mayor libby schaaf is in washington d-c this morning where new affordable housing details will be unveiled. the u-s housing investment and kaiser permanente is collaborating with mayors to advance public-private partnerships. we're told the partnerships will push for affordable housing and address ( darya ) in the north bay... a staff member at american canyon middle school is arrested... after police
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say he was caught on camera inappropriately touching a student. louis gonzalez is now facing several charges. police say school staff went through surveillance video... after fire alarms went off at the school for unknown reasons. while looking at that footage... staff say they saw suspicious behavior between gonzalez and a student. the school says gonzalez worked as an aide to students with special needs ... and is on administrative leave. police are now looking any more ( darya ) we are learning new information about the 10 children removed from their flithy home in fairfield. one family member is now saying they had no idea what was going on in the home, but they are now doing everything they can to help the children. there is now a go fund me set up to help provide for the children. the children's parents jonathan allen and ina rogers now face multiple counts of abuse. allen's sister and brother said when they heard the news they were disturbed and saddened. they are hoping to keep the children together and far away from the horrible conditions. both allen and rogers have
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maintained their innocence while they both remain in custody. ( james ) a husband and wife are found shot to death in their walnut creek home. police say it appears to be a murder-suicide. they say the husband, 66-year-old richard huber junor, killed his wife, sarah huber, before turning the gun on himself. police found the bodies on tuesday... after doing a welfare check. ( james ) in the south bay... san jose police need help solving a double homicide that happened in the foothills. we first brought you this story yesterday morning as breaking news. the murder of a man and woman happened just after 10 wednesday night on sierra road. a neighbor says he heard a car speeding away at the time. san jose police say that any tip... no matter how small... could be what they need to break this case. ( darya )( darya ) san francisco mayor mark farrell is proposing a program to fight drug abuse on city streets. the mayor wants to create a dedicated medical team. their work would include handing out a drug designed to stop heroin cravings. mayor farrell says traditional hospital or
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clinic programs just don't work for many addicts. he's including 6-million dollars in his current budget proposal to pay for the 10- person team over two years. an estimated 11-thousand heroin addicts use needles in san francisco. ( darya ) more police patrols are out at the civic center bart station in san francisco... trying to help drug addicts and the homeless. this video shed light on the problem. it shows people slumped against the walls and doing drugs out in the open. but the long corridor known for this behavior was empty yesterday... as police and salvation army volunteers made their presence known. on the plaza... volunteers set up a table to pass out socks... sandwiches and coffee. ( james ) a homeless man who was sleeping is killed by a truck driver who ran him over. it happened yesterday morning on pulgas avenue in east palo alto. officers found the homeless man lying in the road shortly after. police say they have located the truck driver involved... and are investigating the incident as
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a traffic accident. ( james ) a man is facing new charges after police say they connected him to six burglaries in san francisco. javon neal was already in custody when investigators linked him to the crimes. he is accused of stealing 14- thousand dollars worth of electronics within two months. neal faces multiple charges and is being held on a 105-thousand dollar bail. ( darya ) new this morning... the owner of the company that manages the orchard mobile home community in santa rosa is responding to the lawsuit against them. residents were told they would have to start paying rent in september even though they are not living on the site. steve braun the president of hometown america management corporation said residents have an obligation to pay their lease. braun also said that the company has reduced the rent. he said they they are also offering discounts for rebuidling on the land as soon as a construction timeline is complete. the residents say there are violations of mobile home laws and contracts. ( darya ) counting down to
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the june primary election.... voters in alameda county will decide on whether to raise the sales tax to help parents pay for preschool and daycare.( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live in alameda with details on measure a. sara? if passed - measure a would increase the sales in alameda county by a half percent. backers of measure a say it would raise 140 million dollars each year, for the next 30 years. nearly half of the money would go to licensed preschool and daycare providers. the rest of the funds would pay for scholarships. parents who cannot afford daycare of preschool would get a subsidy based on need. ("so a
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homeless family would get a full scholarship to attend and a middle income family would get a smaller subsidy.") the money would be distributed by the public agency "first five" alameda county". an independent citizens oversight committee would be created to ensure the money collected is being spent properly. opponents of the measure worry that the proposed oversight is not enough. thanks sara. thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a close call in the east bay for a pedestrian that is caught on camera. ( james ) plus... a
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new policy is expected to be announced by the white house when it come to clinics that provide abortions. ( james ) and... we'll show you what areas you'll want to avoid if your not participating in this weeken'd bay to breakers event. ( 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. the maze to sf. (ácommercialá) to california schoolsd, need big change. marshall tuck is the only candidate for state superintendent who's done it before. less bureaucracy, more classroom funding. marshall tuck for state superintendent. marshall tuck.
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morning... hawaii authorities are handing out masks to protect people from ash... as the big island braces for another eruption from the kilauea volcano. an eruption happened yesterday. winds blew yesterday. winds blew much of the 30- thousand foot plume away from people.( darya ) officials expect more eruptions over the next few days.has done significant damage over the past two weeks. the big island has been on "red alert" since tuesday. (darya)(james)( mabrisa )
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welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next
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week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive
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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 toll to 101 ( james ) take a look at this.... a close call
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in san ramon-- after a man is nearly hit while walking in a crosswalk. this happened in san ramon in the crosswalk right off the iron horse trail... on alcosta avenue near broadmoor drive. you can see the car nearly slam into the pedestrian.... it then crashes into the median. police tweeted this video out... as a reminder to be aware of your surroundings. no one was seriously injured. ( darya )in the east bay berkeley's elmwood cafe... has new owners and a new name. it's now called "baker and commons." the former owner sold the business back in april... over an incident that happened in 2015. that's when bay area comedian "w. kamau bell" said he was standing by an outdoor table... talking to his wife who is white. he says an employee him he should leave.
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the owners apologized to him at the time... and pledged to re-train employees. bell recently talked about the incident... after 2 black men were arrested at a philadelphia starbucks while waiting for a friend. ( darya ) california is giving a former inmate -- wrongly imprisoned for almost 40 years -- 2-million dollars. craig coley spent 39 years behind bars after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend and her 4-year-old son in 1978 in simi valley. governor brown signed a measure... awarding coley nearly 2-million dollars in compensation. the governor pardoned him last thanksgiving at the urging of the simi valley d-a and police chief....who cited faulty evidence. coley has said that money can't make up for the 'nightmare' of serving time for something he didn't do. ( james ) happening today... the trump white house takes a pro-life step. the administration will propose banning abortions at places that receive federal family planning funds.
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this is a move that conservatives have long wanted. there are laws that prohibit federal dollars from being linked to abortions. but some groups -- especially planned parenthood -- use federal money for services like check-ups and yearly screenings. ( james ) in other national news ... gina haspel will be the first female director of the c-i-a. the u-s senate confirmed her nomination. haspel has worked at the spy agency for 33 -years ... 32 of which were spent undercover. haspel faced opposition from a majority of democrats and human rights groups for her role in the george w. bush administration's interrogation and detention program ... which critics say amounted to torture. ( darya ) happening this weekend... it is the annual bay to breakers race in san francisco. thousands of costumed runners, and walkers will be making make their way through the heart of san francisco. between the racers and the spectators more than 100-thousand people are
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expected along the race route. and san francisco mayor mark farrell says safety is a top priority.
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closures. ( james )(ááá2 shot ááá) also happening this sunday ... the warriors defend home court in game three of the western conference finals against the rockets.( darya ) and while steph curry prepares for the game ... he is also looking to make an impact in golf. according to multiple sources ... the warriors guard is close to hosting his own pga tour event in the the fall of 2019. curry's representatives are working with the pga tour to finalize a deal. allowing the agency to sell marketing and sponsorships deals for the event. ( james ) curry is a scratch golfer himself, he is not expected to play in the tournament all the money raised will the curry family foundation. ( james )( james ) coming
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up... see how some east bay families are getting affordable housing after years of waiting. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá) gradual warming will occur
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today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds
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are expected to (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 toll to 101 ( james )breaking news this morning ..this morning a shooting occurred at the santa fe high school in house texas . the district has initiated a lockdown. we will send out additional information as soon
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as it is available. ( james ) coming up next... elon musk is making his pitch to the public... as he looks to make his underground traffic tunnel a reality. ( will ) happening today... the man accused of driving under the influence of pot and causing a deadly crash in fremont... will be in court today.
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it's the story of our nation. john chiang's father came here with little money, but big dreams for a better future. now john has a chance to make history. a champion of the underdog, john took on wells fargo when it ripped off working families. and against the odds, he helped saved california from financial disaster during the great recession. ...leaving more to invest in progressive priorities like education, healthcare and affordable housing. john chiang.
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the proven, progressive leader we need for california's future. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will
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trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. 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 ( james )breaking news this morning ..this morning a shooting occurred at the santa fe high school in house texas . the district has initiated a lockdown. we will send out additional information as soon as it is available.
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( darya ) in the east bay... habitat for humanity is building dozens of affordable homes in fremont. right now... yesenia ramirez and her family are living in a family members garage that's been
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onverted to a studio. but this fall... the family will move into their new home. habitat for humanity broke ground on a 30-unit condo-style housing development on central avenue last july. ramirez applied for their ownership program about five years ago. now that decision is paying off. ( darya )( darya ) ramirez pay a mortgage below market rate... which means no more than 30-percent of her household income will go towards housing. ( darya ) happening today... the man accused of driving under the influence of pot and causing a deadly crash in fremont... will be in court today.( james ) dang tran was supposed to arraigned yesterday... but charges hadn't been filed yet. kron 4's will tran joins us
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live from dublin. dublin... ( will ) dang tran was supposed to arraigned yesterday. but the alameda county d-a's office says it hadn't yet filed charges against tran. they were still waiting on a full crash report from the c-h-p. investigators believe tran was under the influence of marijuana tuesday night... when he caused a five-car crash on northbound 880. that crash killed a woman and 2 children.
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( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) the ex girlfriend of 49ers star reuben foster admitted uder oath her story that foster beat her up was a lie. elissa ennis said she wanted to hurt him
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and his career for breaking up with her. in a previous hearing foster's attorney got ennis to admit it was all about the money and the trouble she was facing in a previous relationship. ennis also admitted to stealing eight-thousand dollars in cash.. jewelry.. and clothing from foster after his arrest. she did deny that he paid her to recant her story. foster still faces a weapon charge and is expected to hear next week whether he will stand trial or not. ( james ) an oakland city building is the scene of a security breach... and now police are looking for a thief. it happened at the frank h. ogawa plaza. police say this man got into the building through the parking garage... and made his way up using an emergency staircase. security photos show him with a backpack, duffle bag... and some other items that he did ánot have when he walked in. the thief was able to flee before officers could get to him.
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( james ) on highway 101... the woodside road on and off ramps in redwood city are back open this morning... now that a grass fire has been put out. just before two yesterday afternoon.. c-h-p had to close the on and off ramps for several hours to get the fire under control. ( darya ) happening today.. people can get free hepatitis b and c testing today outside san francisco's city hall. the testing will be available this afternoon between 1 and 2. the centers for disease control warns people may not know if they are infected. the syptoms include fever, fatigue, and abdominal pain which can be associated with a number of ailments. ( darya ) tesla and space-x founder elon musk is showing off one of his newest project ideas called "loop." musk wants to dig a tunnel under parts of los angeles to develop a 3-mile transportation system. he plans to dig
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about 30 feet underground... right next to highway 405. at a town hall meeting last night, some people questioned the safety of the tunnel during an earthquake. musk claims it will actually be safer than being above ground. ( darya ) some people living in los angeles have filed a lawsuit challenging the city's decision to tunnel from environmental reviews. musk says he invisions transportation pods moving passengers at a time at a dollar per person. ( sara ) coming up ....the pros and cons of an education initiative that could increase the sales tax in alameda
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county. i'm live with the details. ( james ) plus ... more billionaires are living in the bay area. how we stack up against the rest of the world. ( james ) the new efforts to speed up lines at airports ... ahead of the summer travel season. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week. (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. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) 4 your money... memorial day is the unofficial kickoff of the summer travel season. and on capitol hill... the u-s house wants to know if the t-s-a is ready. the t-s-a is bracing for what they say will be another record- breaking travel season. more than 240 million passengers are expected to pass through security checkpoints between memorial day and labor day. that's up about a million people compared to last year. to help alleviate wait times ... t-s-a says it has added more than 600 officers since the beginning of the year. it expects to add another thousand before the peak of this year's summer travel season. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... it's almost primary election day... but one bay area county is in desperate need of help. we'll tell you how you can make some extra cash.
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(ácommercialá) he's been called a rockstar lawyer. he tops the charts on progressive causes... winning pro bono battles for immigrants and the homeless. defending gay rights and gun control. democrat jeff bleich. after columbine, bleich led president clinton's youth violence initiative. with joe biden, bleich took on domestic violence. served president obama as special counsel and ambassador. maybe bleich can't pull off the rockstar look... but his progressive record is solid gold. (áábreakáá)
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( james ) breaking news out of hawaii.the kilauea volcano erupting this morning. these are live images of it in action. officials expect more eruptions over the next few days. the volcano has done significant damage over the past two weeks. the big
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island has been on "red alert" since tuesday. (james) (darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... gradual warming will occur today over the interior as a weak ridge develops over the bay area. typical late night and morning coastal low clouds are expected to impact coastal communities the next few days. temperatures will trend downward this weekend and are expected to remain seasonably cool into next week.
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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 toll to 101
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( james ) continuing our election coverage... in the last half hour, we told you about 'measure a' in alameda county.( darya ) if passed by voters next month, it would raise the sales tax to help parents pay for preschool and improve early education. kron4's sara stinson is live in alameda county. sara you spoke with people for and against the measrure? those i spoke to who are against measure a tell me it's already expsensive to live in the county and raising the sales tax is not something they are willing to vote for. but some parents childcare and preschool is so expensive they are barely by. "families are losing their housing because they are unable to afford the price of childcare and maintain employment while paying for
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rent.")a decision clarissa doutherd from child advocacy group "parent voices" says no mom or dad should have to make - but often do.("they're working really hard to make ends meat.")if passed measure a would help families struggling to pay for preschool and daycare by awarding subsidies.it would raise that money by increasing the sales tax by half a percent in alameda county. john teves who made this facebook page "no on measure a" says should not come out of his pocket.("i don't believe it is a government responsibility to pay for daycare, philosophically.")
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("putting higher taxes on the entire population does not make it more affordable to live here.")("we all have a collective responsibility to ensure that our most vulnerable population, in particular children are taken care of and are safe.")backers say the measure would raise 140 million dollars a year for the next 30 years.which opponents say could impact their bottom line. ("putting a people that's not going to make it more affordable to live here.")about half of the money would go to licensed preschool and daycare (" better curriculum, more qualified staff.")it would also help increase wages. calling this an early education crisis that ignored. ("the time is now, this can't wait any longer, childcare is needed.")
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( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) santa clara county officials say they need 14-hundred more poll workers before next month's primary. volunteers are especially needed in palo alto, los altos, saratoga and san jose's willow glen, almaden and downtown neighborhoods. officials are also looking for bilingual workers. volunteers will be paid a stipend of up to 200-dollars. despite the shortage... officals say all polling places will be open on election day. ( james ) the san francisco bay area now has the 3rd most billionaires of anywhere in the world.that's according to this years billionaire census.74 billionaires now call the bay area home ... thats 14 more than last year. most of the wealth comes from the technology sector.new york and hong kong took the top two spots for number of billionaires with 103 and 93, respectively. rounding out the top 5 are moscow and london. ( james ) still ahead
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...counting down till the royal wedding.find out who is walking meghan markle down the aisle ... and we look at the route for the royal carriage ride. ( james ) and another live look at hawaii.the kilauea volcano erupting this morning. we'll have more after the break.
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it's the story of our nation. john chiang's father came here with little money, but big dreams for a better future. now john has a chance to make history. a champion of the underdog, john took on wells fargo when it ripped off working families. and against the odds, he helped saved california from financial disaster during the great recession. ...leaving more to invest in progressive priorities like education, healthcare and affordable housing. john chiang. the proven, progressive leader we need for california's future. ♪ ♪ legendary jockey víctor espinoza is insatiable when it comes to competing. ♪ ♪ so is his horse. ♪ ♪
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) prince charles will walk meghan markle down the aisle. the father of the groom is stepping in... after markle's dad fell ill days before the wedding and was unable to fly
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to britain.( james ) as for the wedding ... only 600 people will be inside the church when the couple says "i do". another 3- thousand or so members of the public were invited to gather on windsor castle's grounds to send the couple off on their first carriage ride.here's a look at the route they will be taking from the church and back to windsor castle.( darya )straying from tradition--the couple did not invite any world leaders.opting instead to invite only their close friends and family to the ceremony. ( darya ) we're streaming the wedding live com... our and facebook the wedding saturday, may the morning. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour... east bay
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police are looking for this man... they say he's targeting women... who wear gold chains.
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( darya ) we have breaking news out of santa cruz. there is a major police investigation happening that we are told involves two deputies and possibly a shooting. a witness tells kron4 that he can see helicopters landing and
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airliftig people on strechers. we are told the area is on the ocean street extension, north of the quail crossing... we have not been able to confirm there has been a shooting but as you can see in this video there are ambulances and fire trucks also on the scene. kron4's lydia pantazas is headed to the scene. stay with kron4 for more on this breaking news. ( james )breaking national news this morning ..this morning a shooting occurred at the santa fe high school in house texas . the district has initiated a lockdown. we will send out additional information as soon as it is available.

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