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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. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant
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warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. 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. 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
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) new this morning ... a person was found dead on the right-hand shoulder of northbound 101 in san jose. chp says the body was found around 1 am this morning ... north of story road. officials have not released how the person died. ( robin )in the east bay... one person is dead and three children are injured... after being involved in a deadly car crash.it happened last night in concord around 6-30... near
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parkside drive and concord boulevard. police say several people called 9-1-1 to report the crash.when officers arrived they say the driver in the white car was dead.three children in the grey suv, all under the age of ten... were hurt.they were taken to children's hospital in oakland... no word on their condition. the crash is still under investigation. ( robin ) a big story we are tracking out of the east bay and here in san francisco. two violent attacks that may have targeted gay men. kron 4's j-r stone spoke with one of the victims who says... he was hit in the head with either a tire iron or crow bar. sotscott long is describing the moments he describing the
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scott long is describing the moments he was attacked as he walked home in the laurel neighborhood of oakland.sot long's jaw was so badly damaged that he had to have reconstructive surgery where doctors used metal plates. he also lost several teeth. we've blurred out part of this picture because it is so graphic. long is a l-g-b-t-q human rights activist who has worked all across the world. he is one of at least two gay men in recent weeks who have been attacked in the bay area. he doesn't know if this was a hate crime and doesn't know why someone came after him.sot long thinks that society as a whole needs to address problems of both violence and mental illness.sot
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( robin ) that was kron 4's j-r stone reporting. scott long says he wants people to be careful in the short term... but in the long term he feels the city needs to address the violence problem. ( robin )we now know we now know the name of the
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officer who shot a suspect in the back... in san francisco's north beach neighborhood. officer joshua cabillo, a five year veteran, was part of a group of officers who approached four men on june 9th. when one of the men started to run away the officer opened fire saying the suspect had a gun. a handgun was later recovered at the scene. police say the men were seen earlier with an open container of alcohol. the suspect, oliver bacenas, was shot in the back... he remains in the hospital. ( robin )in the east bay... two men brazenly rob an a-t-&-t store... while a customer is inside. now police need your help catching the thieves. it happened last night on arnold drive near morello avenue in martinez. kron 4's ali reid has the story... and explains how they were able to get away with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. police say typically there are
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two employees working per shift, but there are times when there's only one person in the store.last night there was only one employee when the robbery occurred.pkg surveillance photos show the two men allegedly responsible for robbing this at&t store of tens of thousands of dollars worth of merchandise.we're talking phones, accessories. i still havent gotten through the entire list yet but we're up near 50k and we still need to reach out to loss prevention to get an exact numberalso gone, about 180 dollars from the register. initially this man walked in ... looking at phones and asking questions ... minutes later, his accomplice strolls in ... then they force the employee to the back.i think it's pretty bold and brazen.it may've been questionable to a customer that walked in during the robbery, as to why this supposed man wearing an employee shirt and saggy pants was assisting. well, according to p-d, while both men were in the stockroom with the real employee ...puts on the employee's shirt. makes the employee take the shirt off, puts the shirt on and represents himself as an employee.detectives on the case say they've never seen anything like this before. but the at&t staff member may have been under duress.he has no idea what they're gonna do to him. they say they have a gun standuppolice say this robbery happened about half hour before closing.they're now comparing other robberies at that location as well as a nearby verizon store ... to
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see if there are any similarities.reporting live from martinez ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. ( robin )police are still shaken up... after a shootout lead to a car chase, a foot chase, three arrests, and one suspect being shot. the incident happened around 11-30 last night... at the intersection of east street and railroad avenue in union city. officers say, they attempted to pull over a vehicle that was reported stolen... when three male teenagers in the car started shooting at them. a gun battle ensued... two of the teens ran away. the driver sped off, officers were able to stop him about a quarter of
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a mile away where he then ran away. eventually... all three juveniles were found and arrested. (sot) ( robin ) union city police say ... they were surprised how young these suspects are... for such a bold crime. two of them are 16, and one... 15. ( robin )happening today... amid a potential trade war... lawmakers will meet this morning at 6 a-m. they hope to learn details about the president's approach on trade. reporter andrew spencer gives us a preview of whats to come. on the floor of the new york stock exchange, floor traders have watched the dow fall for the last six days amid the threat of a trade war.matt cheslock, floor trader for virtu financial: "it's escalating a little bit quicker than we thought. we hoped there was going to be
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some negotiation between the president and china; we're not really seeing that, so that's what kind of spooked the market."president donald trump doubled down this week, insisting the u-s gets a bad deal when it comes to international trade.president donald trump: "we have to change our ways. we can no longer be the stupid country; we have to be the smart country."...and if china goes through with its retaliatory tariffs, trump warns he'll impose tariffs on another 200- billion-dollars worth of chinese goods. once again, beijing promised to respond on an equal scale.commerce secretary wilbur ross will testify before the senate finance committee this morning, to talk about the proposed tariffs and those that are already due to take force soon.committee chair senator orrin hatch:sen. orrin hatch; chairman, senate finance committee: "i'm not a big fan of tariffs. i think it's a mistake."sen. orrin hatch; chairman, senate finance committee: "i think the president is going to wake up and realize that's not the way to go and it does impose an awful lot of retaliatory actions against our country -- which we don't need."the first changes don't happen until july, but there has already been an impact from the increased economic tensions between the u-s and china. according to a report released today by the research firm "rhodium group," in the first
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five months of this year, chinese investment in the united states dropped to its lowest level in seven years. i'm andrew spencer, reporting (robin)coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... victims of the north bay fire storms are ready to take on p-g-and-e. the power house lawyer... who's representing them. (robin)plus... protest against immigration and family separation continues across the county. now opponents of the policy are rallying here in the bay (robin)and after the break... another dead whale has been found washed ashore on a bay area beach. the difference this time around... the species of whale. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning
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forecast. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast,
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temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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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. ( robin ) nearly a year after the north
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bay firestorm caused major destruction... victims have some star power backing them up... as they take on p- g-and-e. erin brockovich... known for successfully suing p-g-and-e in the 90's... is back at it. kron 4's ella sogomonian explains that she talked with fire victims during an intimate meet and greet last night... in santa rosa. sot: ella sogomonian, @ellasogomonian// "people who lost everything to the firestorm tell me having erin brockovich on their side is a boost of confidance considering she's successfully taken on power giant pg&e before...so they hope with her help they'll do it again."high profile consumer advocate erin brockovich addressed a room full of people who lost their
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homes to the north bay firestorm back in october on tuesday night.sot: erin brockovich, representing north bay fire victims// "i was amazed riding through town today through some of the sites. a lot of those trees have grown right into those power lines so this has to be dealt with."brockovich known for taking down pacific gas and electric two decades ago is at it again after calfire determined their equipment is responsible for at least a dozen of the destructive fires. victims of the fire had a chance to ask her questions directly in the intimate setting at teamsters hall in santa rosa.(nats: "they have said that they are going to shut our electricity off so they don't cause sparks and catch fire.")sot: erin brockovich, representing north bay fire victims// "how about this? you maintain your power lines and follow the regulations in cutting your trees back. and be responsive you are the public utlity company it is your responsibilty."victims say the meet and greet also served as one more way to connect with others suffering the same loss. sot: mauri wilber, north bay fire victim// "we barely escaped with our lives. we lost pets, we have a surviving dog that got burned we've been displaced and we're not young and to start again right now is a difficult process for anyone let alone the thousands of people that are dealing with this right now and right here."having brockovich in their corner the fire victims say brings optimisim in this difficult time.sot: karl horcher, north bay fire victim// "i follow her case in southern california. i think
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she's just been a breath of fresh air for this community. this has been a tough ordeal for people and i think having her on board is going to get us through the pains we're going through and ease our pains and give us some of the answers to get us through this."sot: ella sogomonian, @ellasogomonian// "brokovich went on to say superman is not coming telling the fire victims it's going to be hard they'll have to be dragged in the mud but change starts with them. in santa rosa ella sogomonian kron 4 news." ( robin ) ( robin ) the first heat
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wave of summer is looming with the possibility of triple digit temperatures by this weekend. there are already at least 11 different fires around the state, meaning it's all hands on deck for cal-fire. every job has been filled and every fire truck is ready to go when they get the call. but calfire says last fall's north bay fires are a reminder that firefighters arent the only ones who should be ready to take action. ( robin ) calfire says the new normal in california... is that fire season is a year round situation, now and that staffing levels are changing to reflect that.
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( robin ) the eighth whale this season has washed up on a bay area beach. this time it is an endangered blue whale. the 62-foot long juvenile female .. was found early tuesday morning along the point reyes seashore in marin county. kron 4's charles clifford the story. the marine mammal center is sausalito says that so far this year they have investigated the deaths of 8 whales here in the bay area. the latest is a blue whale. the carcass was spotted in the waters near the farallon islands this past weekend and it has now washed ashore along pt reyes.the 62-foot long juvenile female blue whale was found early tuesday morning along a remote stretch of shore a few miles south of limantour beach. on tuesday afternoon, a team from the marine mammal center examined the remains and concluded that the animal died from blunt force trauma consistent with being hit by a ship. the loss of a blue whale is particularly troubling because these animals are endangered worldwide. shawn johnson is the director of veterinary science at the marine mammal centersotblue whales are highly endangered. theres only about 300 along the
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california coast. we have responded to one blue whales in two years so this is the first one this year. of the whales that were found this year, there were several fin whales. one fin whale was found in alameda, another washed ashore on a beach near bolinas.the marin mammal center says that although 8 dead whales is not good it's also not unusual to see dead whales this time of year because the whales are migrating north to alaska to feed for the summer and they often cross busy shipping lanes.sotunfortunatly, ships and whales don't live together very well. we have been documenting ship strikes for years and giving that information to policy makers. of the dead whales that have been found this year, the majority have died as a result of human cause including ship strikes and net entanglements. at point reyes, charles clifford kron 4 news. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... an aggressive arrest caught on video. see exactly what led up to the confrontation with police.
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slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. (robin) thx mabrisa... today's entertainment news ranges from a movie clue... to a musical mystery. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. "so let me do the plan, and
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that way, it might be really good."there seems to be a plan for the next "guardians of the galaxy" movie, after most of its stars were -- spoiler! -- reduced to dust in "avengers: infinity war." responding to a twitter question, writer/director james gunn confirmed "guardians three" will take place after the marvel universe-shaking events of "infinity war." "guardians three" is due out in 20-20... the sequel to "infinity war," in 20-19."the bar is set pretty high."sam mendes is going back to his roots. the director is set to make the world war one film "19-17" for steven spielberg's amblin partners. spielberg worked closely with mendes on his first film, "american beauty," which won five oscars, including best picture, and director for mendes.(singing) "i like to be in america -- okay by me in america!" speaking of oscars, "west side story" is back! the beloved musical, which won 10 academy awards, returns for a special engagement in more than 600 u-s theaters on sunday, june 24th, and wednesday, june
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27th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... protest against immigration and family separation continues across the county. now opponents of the policy... are rallying right here... in the bay area. that story's next. obin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft,
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and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. 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. ( 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from
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the toll to 101. ( robin ) in the south bay.. police are searching for an armed robbery suspect. this is video of the suspect caught on
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video surveillance cameras. officers say the man robbed a public storage office on aborn road in san jose last month. the man waked into the office waiving a gun...and demanded money from an employee. the suspect then left in a 19-90's era chevrolet blazer. if you recognize the suspect... the san jose police department would like to hear from you. ( robin )on the peninsula... the san matero county board of supervisors... approved a ban on gun shows at the cow palace yesterday. the state owned venue in daly city hosts about five gun shows a year. the gun shows have drawn opposition from the communty and local governments from years... including student protests at recent shows. ( robin )in humboldt county... video of a woman's arrest is spreading on social media... with some viewers questioning how officers handled the situation. take a listen.
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going to jail.""get it on video, get it on video, get it on video!">( robin ) the incident started when police pulled over the car... after officers say a juvenile was standing through the sunroof. officers arrested the juvenile... then began questioning the passenger...20- year-old samantha alonso luna. the woman and the officer began arguing over the accuracy of the woman's last name...promting police to pull her out of the car and toss her to the ground. luna was charged with resisting arrest and providing false i.d to an officer. authorities are looking into the incdent. ( robin )the family separation debate has now sparked protests in the bay area... and all over the country. as kron 4's dan kerman explains... in san francisco... opponents of the policy rallied outside federal immigration offices. chanting shut it down, hundreds gathered outside the san francisco office of u.s. immigration & customs enforcement to protest the
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trump administrations policy of separating parents and children when they cross the border into the u.s. illegally sot juan lamata/demonstrator 21-29this is an atrocity, children should not be treated like, nobody should be treated like this, people are coming to this country for work, for safety and we're treating them like animals--nats--the protest was filled with signs likening ice to nazi soldiers who claim they were just following orders. many of the protesters had family who were either refugees during world war two or were locked in japanese internment camps here in the u.s.sot kathy kojimoto/demonstrator 49-57it happened during world war 2 , it's happening again and we need to stop repeating history, never again, never forget.unlike many other protests, this one, had lots of children... for many parents the idea of breaking apart families is beyond the pale.sot carla/demonstrator 106-116i brought my son because families belong together and i oppose families being separated at the border and i brought my son because i want to teach him that standing in this street is a way to take action against a government that you feel is oppressing others protesters
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say this move should come as no surprise considering the president's statements, attitudes and policies and it will mean taking to the streets more often sot unless we do something now it's going to get worsestandup dan kerman/sf 131-141and this turns out to be the latest in series of protests. additional protests are scheduled for el cerrito, oakland and another here in san francisco in the days ahead. in sf, dan kerman kron 4 news.145/std 145/std ( robin )for your health this morning.... the f-d-a will soon decide whether or not they'll approve a new prescription drug made from marijuana. the drug called epidiolex (eh-pee-dye'-oh-lex) treats two rare forms of epilepsy in children. but parents who use medical marijuana worry the company's approval will prevent them from getting cannabis in the future. the company behind the drug, g-w pharmaceuticals, says they just want to make sure their product is accesible for patients.
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the f-d-a is expected to reach their decision by the end of this month. (robin)coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... a bay area homeowner wakes up to áflames... in his back yard. now he has a message... for the arsonist... on the run.
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( robin )whenever there is a dog problem in parks... the complaint from some dog owners can be... that there are not any dog parks nearby. but in this case... there was one right across the street. stanley roberts reports in this edition of people behaving badly. so you're sitting at the park in san francisco lets say rossi swimming pool and playground in the inner richmond nats: ambiance then
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suddenly a huge orange furry dog appears. nats: ambiance no the dog is not on a leash it's just walking with the owner though the park, some of you might not see a problem with that but how about this dog owner with dog on a leash as the dog does what dogs do best well at least the owner is cleaning it up however but i do need to talk to the owner so question for you. (yes) when you walk in there is a sign that says no dogs on the playing field but you brought you dog here to poop..(long pause)i don't want to be on camera right now to talk about it that not on the playing field that's still part of the whole area ma'am i apologize are you with the park service i am not i'm with channel 4 the ironey to this story is right across the street less than a 100 feet away is a dog park . with enough room to run you see the problem is many dog owners have been bringing their dogs to play and other things here.so i as pam a regular watch of kron 4 what's the problem most of the
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time they would like to bring them over here because it grass and it's softer they have more places to run but i know the people got upset because a lot of times there are people that come to the park that don't pick up after their dog which is why all over the park there are these signs which read no dogs allowed on the athletic field. and other signs which read dogs must remain on leash however it looks like someone tried to remove this one . there have been recent cases of kids stepping in and sports equipment coming in contact with dog poo because dog owners are ignoring the rules i was told on any given day there are up to 6 dgs running around on the playing field although i was told word go out that i was at the park which might explain why all the dogs are over at the park in this day in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin)(robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... you might want to take a step back if you're a helicopter parent. the new study that says you could be setting your kids up to fail.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday
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and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) in santa rosa... an arsonsit is on the loose. and a frustrated homeowner... whose property was threatened by one of several fires... is now speaking out. kron4's maureen kelly shows us surveillance video of one of the 13 fires... moments after it started. that was probably one of the scariest things i've ever seen in my life the surveillance camera footage shows kenneth
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barber in his backyard armed with a garden hose....after finding flames shooting out from behind the fence at his beachwood avenue home. it's one of the 13 suspicious fires being investigated along the santa rosa creek trail. santa rosa police say evidence so far points to someone or some people....on bikes barber says that he was alerted to the flames by his barking dog and while his wife called 9-1- 1....he took action with a garden hose....and fended off the fire until firefighters arrived on scene..here you can see the damage left behind. the grass behind his fenceline blackened....a spot on the wooden boards, charred. the homeowner is asking anyone who knows anything about who set these fires to come forward to the police and tell them what they know because he says this could've done a lot more damage then just scorch the earth this whole thing would be gone this whole fence with been gone that tree may have caught fire it would've spread across my backyard it would burn my house down could killed me my wife the dog and the cats the multiple suspicious fires are
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especially disturbing considering the scars from last year's firestorm is still fresh on everyone's minds. barber says he hasn't been sleeping with the thought of an arsonist on the loose. fact that someone could come here and do this it's just absolutely nuts while this surveillance camera footage did not pick up any signs of who many have set these fires. the santa rosa police department says they are interviewing several people today hoping to find witnesses. a 25-hundred dollar reward has been posted for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case. maureen kelly kron4 news. ( robin )firefighters in the east bay are getting ready for the fourth of july holiday. in antioch.... the contra costa fire protection district conducts its annual live wildfire training exercise. it is no coincidence that the live fire training happens a couple weeks before the 4th of july holiday. unfortunately, that is a busy time for fire crews.
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it took only a matter of seconds for a common sparkler to start this blaze... in what is not the worst fire conditions. < in contra costa county it is important to note that all fireworks are illegal. there are no safe and sane fireworks.>( robin ) the fire protection district encourages anyone who wants to experience fireworks on the 4th of july... to do it at one of the áofficial fireworks displaysá... regulated by contra costa fire. ( robin )in san jose... police are searching for a man who stole a puppy... right out of the dog owner's business.this is six week old nyla. she was taken while sleeping inside her owner's, luis gutierrez, warehouse. gutierrez had only had nyla for about a week... before she was stolen this past monday. gutierrez hopes his security cameras will help lead police to capturing the thief.
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going to have a great time with her but shes gone now">( robin )if you have seen this dog or this car ... you're asked to contact san jose police immediately. the black mercedes suv has a yellow windshield wiper in the back ... and no license plate. ( robin ) a new study is edding some new light on over-controlling parents... and the results are not good. the article looked at hundreds of children. it found that so-called, helicopter parents, can significantly harm their development. kron four's terisa estacio has more on the study... and what a local expert says, is the takeaway for parents. julie lythcott-haims, author, former dean of stanford "it is validating." author julie lythcott-haims is reacting to a new study out published by the american psychological assocation. the study looked at 422 children over the course of eight years and assessed them at ages 2, 5 and 10. during the study, the research team asked parents
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and children to play as they would at home... their findings... "helicopter parenting behavior we saw quote "included parents constantly guiding their child by telling him or her what to play with, how to play with a toty, how to clean up after playtime and being too strick or demanding." the kids reacted in a variety of ways. some became defiant, others were apathetic and some showed frustration." julie. it is like driving, you need to teach so they can grow independent. julie lythcott- haims wrote a book called how to raise an adult... breaking free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success. julie. we want to guide our kids, but we need to raise them and let them grow and become adults. one of the researchers of the study published by the american psychological association said their findings underscore the importance of educating often well intentioned parents about supporting children's automony with handling emotional challenges. the researcher suggested parents can better help their children by encouraging them to about feelings and working through coping strategies such as breathing or even coloring. terisa estacio kron four news
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(robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin )coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a brutal attack involving a gay man in oakland... right on the heels of the big pride parade this weekend. we hear from that man... who tells us what happened. ( robin )plus... the san francisco officer responsible for shooting at this man multiple times... name has been released. we tell you who he is. ( robin )and... victims of the north bay fire storms are ready to take on p-g-and-e. the power house lawyer... who's representing them.
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francisco. one person is injured after a van crashes into a building. ( james ) kron4's will tran is in the laurel heights neighborhood where the crash happened. will? one person is injured after a white van crashes into a building on clement street and arguello boulevard in san francisco. ( james ) thanks will.( james ) ( james ) thanks will.
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( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area.
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tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) our top story this
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morning... a woman is attacked and sexually assaulted in a santa rosa parking lot. ( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live at the police department to show us who police are looking for. take reporter:good morning - that's right officers are looking for the suspect who assaulted a 27-year-old woman in an apartment complex parking lot.take map:take a look at the map - it happened on the one thousand block of jennings avenue here in santa rosa.the victim says she was walking to her car when an unknown suspect ran up to her and assaulted her.she called police immediately and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.take photos:police have surveillance video from the area of the suspect.police released two photos to us you can see on your screen.he is described as a hispanic man about 25 to 35 years old about 180 pound, five feet 10 inches
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tall with brown or black hair. a five thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. live in santa rosa, sara stinson kron 4 news.## ( james ) thanks sara. ( darya ) a big story we are following this morning...an oakland man is recovering after being brutally attacked with a tire iron in a possible hate crime. scott long was hit in the head with a tire iron as he walked home in the laurel neighborhood of oakland. his jaw was so badly broken that he had to have surgery and lost several teeth. long is a gay rights activist who has worked all around the world. he doesn't know if this was a hate crime but also doesn't know why someone would attack
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part of me thought he was enraged at something that i represented. and i was trying to say i am not who you think i am.>( darya ) long's attacker is still on the loose this morning. ( james ) new this morning ... a person was found dead on the right-hand shoulder of northbound 101 in san jose. chp says the body was found around 1 am this morning ... north of story road. officials have not released how the person died. ( james ) in the east bay... a crash kills one person and sends 3 children to the hospital. it happened last night on concord boulevard near parkside drive in concord. when officers got to the scene... they say the driver in the white car had died. 3 children in the grey s-u-v... all under the age of ten... were hurt. they were taken to children's hospital in oakland. there is no word on their condition. police say the s-u-v t-boned the car. authorities say at this point... they don't know if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. ( darya ) a big story this
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morning... the youngest migrants coming into the u-s with their parents... are now being held in "tender age" shelters. at least 3 shelters have opened in texas... in response to the trump administration's zero- tolerance enforcement policy... that separates children from their parents who come into the country illegally. the shelters serve the needs of children under the age of 5. meanwhile... president trump spoke with republican lawmakers on capitol hill last night... trying to rally g-o-p lawmakers on immigration. lawmakers are expected to vote on a new immigration bill this week. ( darya ) invaka trump is talking to her father about stopping the separation of children from their parents at the border. the first daughter and mother also spoke to house majority leader kevin mccarthy and senator susan collins about the issue. so far... the president has refused to change his policy. instead... he's insisting congress reform immigration laws. ( james ) the trump administration says the children are well cared for... but critics are demanding
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change. and they made their voices heard last night... while homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen was having dinner at a mexican restaurant in washington, dc.( james ) the the democratic socialists of america shared this video on facebook. the group repeatedly yelled at the secretary until she left the restaurant. ( james ) hundreds gathered outside the san francisco ice office to protest the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. the protesters had some signs comparing ice to nazi soldiers. some of the protesters say they had family members who were refugees during world war two or were
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locked in japanes internment camps. the protests also had several children who participated. ( james ) more protests are scheduled for el cerrito ... oakland ... and another one in san francisco in the coming days. ( james ) the name of the officer who shot a man in the back in san francisco's north beach neighborhood has been released. officer joshua cabillo was one of several officers who approached four men on june 9th... for having an container of alcohol. when one of the men started to run away... officer cabillo opened fire. he said the man had a gun... which was later found at the scene. oliver bacenas was shot in the back. he remains in the hospital. ( darya ) in the east bay... police are looking for 2 men who stole 45-thousand dollars in
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merchandise from an a-t-and-t store. martinez police say these two men walked into the store monday night. the thieves claimed they had a gun... and forced the employee to the back of the store. when customers started to walk in... one of the men took the employee's shirt... and pretended to work at the store. when the customers left... so did the thieves. along with the merchandise... they also got away with 170- dollars in cash. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... erin brockovich is stepping up to help fire victims take on p-g-and-e. ( james ) plus... a bay area home is targeted by an arsonist... now the homeowner is ( james ) and after the break... fire season never ends in california... but with a heat wave on the way... cal fire is now preparing for the worst. ( mabrisa ) and i am ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive
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time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street street (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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wave of summer is looming... with the possibility of triple digit temperatures by this weekend... and cal fire is ready. every job has been filled and every fire truck is ready to go when they get the call. but cal fire says last fall's north bay fires are a reminder that firefighters aren't the only ones who should be ready to take action. ( james ) cal fire says fire season
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never ends in california... and now staffing levels are changing to reflect that. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday
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and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. no major hot 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. ( darya ) in the north bay...
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victims of october's firestorm have some star power backing them up as they take on p- g-and-e.( james ) they're getting help from erin brockovich. kron 4's ella sogomonian has the story. high profile consumer advocate erin brockovich addressed a
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room full of people who lost their homes to the north bay firestorm back in october on tuesday night.sot: erin brockovich, representing north bay fire victims// "i was amazed riding through town today through some of the sites. a lot of those trees have grown right into those power lines so this has to be dealt with."brockovich known for taking down pacific gas and electric two decades ago is at it again after calfire determined their equipment is responsible for at least a dozen of the destructive fires. victims of the fire had a chance to ask her questions directly in the intimate setting at teamsters hall in santa rosa.(nats: "they have said that they are going to shut our electricity off so they don't cause sparks and catch fire.")sot: erin brockovich, representing north bay fire victims// "how about this? you maintain your power lines and follow the regulations in cutting your trees back. and be responsive you are the public utlity company it is your responsibilty."victims say the meet and greet also served as one more way to connect with others suffering the same loss. sot: mauri wilber, north bay fire victim// "we barely
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escaped with our lives. we lost pets, we have a surviving dog that got burned we've been displaced and we're not young and to start again right now is a difficult process for anyone let alone the thousands of people that are dealing with this right now and right here."having brockovich in their corner the fire victims say brings optimisim in this difficult time.sot: karl horcher, north bay fire victim// "i follow her case in southern california. i think she's just been a breath of fresh air for this community. this has been a tough ordeal for people and i think having her on board is going to get us through the pains we're going through and ease our pains and give us some of the answers to get us through this."sot: ella sogomonian, @ellasogomonian// "brokovich went on to say superman is not coming telling the fire victims it's going to be hard they'll have to be dragged in the mud but change starts with them. in santa rosa ella sogomonian kron 4 news." ( james ) also in the
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north bay... a homeowner says an arsonist tried to burn down his house. the homeowner's property was the site of one of 13 suspicious fires in santa rosa. surveillance video shows kenneth barber in his backyard armed with a garden hose... after flames erupted behind a fence. santa rosa police say evidence points to someone -- or some people -- riding bikes as the firestarters. no one was hurt... but barber says because the flames were so close... he's nervous. ( james ) a 25-hundred dollar reward has been posted for information leading to an arrest in this case ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... california heads to court... ready to defend its immigration policies. ( james ) and after the break... it raised
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concerns over privacy... and now cell phone companies are finally dropping the controversial policy. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as
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onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. ( robin ) no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is min from the maze to sf. ( james ) it's a practice that has drawn widespread criticism. and now... the nation's largest wireless carriers say they are changing
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it. verizon, a-t-and-t, sprint and t-mobile have all pledged to stop providing information on a user's location to a 3rd party. that information allowed outside companies to pinpoint the location of wireless devices without their owners' knowledge or consent. last month... a former missouri sheriff used the location technology to track colleagues. ( james ) coming up next... people in south lake tahoe are fed with noisy rental homes.... now... air-b-n-b's could be limited.
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why shop marshalls? (engine revving) because shopping should thrill you. (horn honking) with big brands at small prices. mwah! (laughing) for the whole family! whoo-hoo! woman: and unexpected finds you never knew you were looking for. so every trip feels like an instant victory. that's the fun of marshalls. (gasp) with brands that wow and prices that thrill, marshalls is never boring and always surprising. (horn honking) ( darya ) breaking news
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out of san francisco. one person is injured after a van crashes into a building. ( james ) kron4's will tran is in the laurel heights neighborhood where the crash
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happened. will? one person is injured after a white van crashes into a building on clement street and arguello boulevard in san francisco.
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( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) and we first told you about this crash with a push alert at 4:55 this morning. you can stay up to date with breaking news in your area. just download the free kron 4 mobile app. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as
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onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. 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... california will defend its immigration policies against a lawsuit by the trump administration. the lawsuit says californina's laws obstruct immigration enforcement efforts and allow dangerous criminals on the street. a judge in sacramento will hear arguments from attorneys for california today. california officials say their sanctuary policies promote trust between immigrant communities and police. ( james ) happening today ... the mother of a teen who died of an overdose in petaluma will be in court. 34-year-old danielle faletto is scheduled to appear for a plea hearing. she faces charges of manslaughter and child endangerment. she will appear in court this morning at 8:30. ( james ) on the peninsula... the san mateo conty board of supervisors has approved a ban on gun shows at the cow palace. the state owned venue in daly city hosts about five gun shows a year. the gun shows have drawn opposition from the communty and local governments from years...
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including student protests at recent shows. ( james ) in the north bay... a bizarre theft in santa rosa has people there asking for your help. and it was all caught on surviellance video. just before 4 yesterday morning... a surveillance camera captured a woman stealing a flamingo, a planter... and succulents from a front porch. but it doesn't stop there. the woman returns and tries to swipe a hanging plant. after posting the video on social media... neighbors targeted by this woman came forward. now police are hoping someone recognizes her. ( darya ) a new children's book is trying to tackle the difficult issues of racial injustice and police shootings. students at a sacramento middle school checked out a book called "something happened in our town." it was written by two psychologists... who were inspired by the shooting death of stephon clark. the book follows two families... one white and one black... as they discuss the police shooting of an unarmed black man in their neighborhood. they believe the book is for families of
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all backgrounds. ( james ) if you're heading up to tahoe this summer... listen up. a new ballot measure could potentially ban vacation homes within south lake tahoe. the ban would only affect certain residential areas. many locals have complained for years.... about noisy rental homes that cause parking and trash problems. the group behind the ballot measure -- the tahoe neighborhoods group -- says air-b-n-b and new larger homes have made the situation worse. but those who oppose the ban are worried about what it could do the economy. ( james ) the group says, it has enough signatures to get the measure on the ballot in november. city council members voted to have a study done... to see what kind of impact the ban would have if it is passed. ( james ) new this morning... democrat gavin newsom has big a lead over
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over republican john cox in california's race for governor. a survey says 45-percent of registered voters say they plan to vote for newsom. while cox has the support of 28-percent of voters. the survey says three out of ten californians who voted for cox primarily because they wanted to ensure a republican was on the november ( darya ) a blue whale found monday on a beach in point reyes in marin county died of injuries from being hit by a ship. scienstists performed a necropsy yesterday. blue whales are the largest animal on earth and an endangered species. scientists say documenting the scale of the injuries will help them find ways to prevent future deaths. ( darya ) to all of the so-called "helicopter parents"... you could be significantly harming your child's development.( james ) kron 4's terisa estacio tells us what a local expert says is the takeaway for parents. julie lythcott-haims, author, former dean of stanford "it is
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validating." author julie lythcott-haims is reacting to a new study out published by the american psychological assocation. the study looked at 422 children over the course of eight years and assessed them at ages 2, 5 and 10. during the study, the research team asked parents and children to play as they would at home... their findings... "helicopter parenting behavior we saw quote "included parents constantly guiding their child by telling him or her what to play with, how to play with a toty, how to clean up after playtime and being too strick or demanding." the kids reacted in a variety of ways. some became defiant, others were apathetic and some showed frustration." julie. it is like driving, you need to teach so they can grow independent. julie lythcott- haims wrote a book called how to raise an adult... breaking free of the overparenting trap and prepare your kid for success. julie. we want to guide our kids, but we need to raise them and let them grow and become adults. one of the researchers of the study published by the american
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psychological association said their findings underscore the importance of educating often well intentioned parents about supporting children's automony with handling emotional challenges. the researcher suggested parents can better help their children by encouraging them to about feelings and working through coping strategies such as breathing or even coloring. terisa estacio kron four news ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... as we get closer to the 4th of july... we're taking a look at the damage just one sparkler can do. ( james ) plus... the giants will be without their
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closer for the next 2 months... and it's all because of his anger issues. ( james ) and next... before your next flight... the t-s-a is out with a reminder on just how much ápowder you can take with you. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well
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established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) happening ( james )( james )
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happening today... the t-s-a is stepping up its efforts to limit how much powder passengers can bring on board. the agency is kicking off a new campaign... to remind travelers about the current regulations. the focus is on containers holding more than 350-mililiters of powder... that's about the size of a soda can. the rule was passed last summer - and so far it's been enforced on domestic flights. but starting on june 30th.... the t-s-a will ask foreign airports with direct flights to the u-s to do the same. ( james ) coming up after the break... 49ers rookies get to work... helping families in the east bay.
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i'll take that. hey, l'eggo my eggo. i don't see your name on it. really? ba bam! know the rules. keep your eggo. l'eggo my eggo. okay. ( darya ) ( robin ) checking bay
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area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30
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min from the maze to sf. richmond brge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well
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established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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( james ) in the east bay... firefighters are getting ready for the 4th of july. in antioch... the contra costa fire protection
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district is taking part in its annual live wildfire training exercise. it's no coincidence that the live fire training happens a few weeks before the 4th of july. it only took seconds for a common sparkler to start this fire. ( james ) officials encourage anyone who wants to enjoy fireworks on the 4th of july... to go to an event that's regulated by contra costa fire. ( darya ) california is a step closer to passing a law that would require doctors to notify patients... if they've been convicted of sexual misconduct.( james ) kron4's kody liebowitz tells us - the bill is championed by the victims of former u-s-a gymnastics doctor larry nassar. tiffany thomas lopez, former msu softball player (1997- 2000)/victim of larry nassar "i am labeled a victim, although i feel most like a survivor."three women abused by doctor larry nassar testifying on tuesday in front of members of an assembly committee...jamie dantzscher, 2000 olympic bronze medalist
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in artistic gymnastics/victim of larry nassar "i was, as well as tiffany and jeanette, a victim of sexual assault by larry nassar."not just about what happened to them...but in how to change the system.. tiffany thomas lopez, former msu softball player (1997- 2000)/victim of larry nassar "all we're asking for is to just give knowledge, give patients the knowledge and allow them to make the decisions for themselves."2000 olympic broze medalist jamie dantzcher, former michigan state softball player tiffany thomas lopez and former team usa gymnast jeanette antolin are supporting the patient's right to know act..california could become the first state to require doctors on probation for sexual misconduct or any other serious professional misconduct must notify their patients.those serious professional misconduct charges would include criminal convictions involving harm to a patient's health or safety... the bill is by state senator jerry hill -- who had authored similar - but unsuccessful bills over the last three years.sen. jerry hill (d-san mateo) "the disclosure of the problems are becoming more obvious. i don't know if the situation has been this bad in the past but now there's more attention to it"the bill passed in the senate in may -- and on tuesday -- --officially
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passed its latest hurdle -- nearly unanimously passing out of an assembly committee.it heads off to another assembly committee.. ( darya ) bay area baseball... and the giants and a's are winners.( james ) we start with the giants at home against the marlins. gorkys hernandez hit a 2-run homerun in the bottom of the second... giving the giants a 3-0 lead. giants win this one 6-3. they finish their series against the marlins this afternoon at a-t-and-t park. first pitch is at 12:45. ( james ) the injury bug continues to hit the giants... and this might be the most bizzare one yet. hunter strickland punched a door after monday's game... breaking his hand. strickland blew the giants two run lead against the marlins. he will have surgery on his right hand. bochy says that sam dyson or tony watson
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will fill in as the closer... while strickland is out. ( james ) the a's kick off a 10-game road trip with a win. they're in san diego... taking on the padres. the a's -- down 2-1 in the 9th -- were down to their last strike.. when steven piscotty hit a solo homerun to tie the game. then in the top of the 10th... jed lowrie hit a 2- run homerun. the a's win 4- 2. a's and padres face-off again this afternoon. first pitch 12:40. ( james ) mini-camp has wrapped up... but 49ers rookies are still putting work in. they're teaming up with habitat for humanity... to build homes for 30 families in fremont. some rookies got out the paint brushes... while others got to work on a concrete wall with the mayor of fremont. they even worked alongside one of the future residents. ( james ) coming up after the break... meet the man who turned 20-dollars into 5- million. (ácommercialá)
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expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a bay area man spent 20-bucks on a scratcher... now he's 5- million dollars richer.( james ) mikhail kazzouh works at amal's deli on haight street in san francisco. after he noticed he won... he says he told everybody because he was so happy. he says in san francisco... it's not much money but it's something. we caught up with the winner... at the place where it all happened.
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own business one day. for now... he's enjoying his winnings and will continue to work at the deli. he hopes to buy a bigger house soon. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a brutal attack involving a gay man in oakland. he was hit with a tire iron... now... he's speaking out. ( darya ) and... victims of the north bay fire storms are ready to take on p-g-and-e. the power house celebrity who's representing them. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá) ( darya ) breaking news
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out of san francisco. one person is injured after a van crashes into a building. ( james ) kron4's will tran is in the laurel heights neighborhood where the crash happened. will? the van is actually holding up the building as it is still wedged in the garagethe accident happened in the overnight hours at arguello and clement forcing people inside to be evacuated one person was injured and taken to the hospital building inspectors will be back here this morning to see what will happen to the building one person is injured after a white van crashes into a
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building on clement street and arguello boulevard in san francisco. ( james ) thanks will.( james ) ( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) and we first told you about this crash with a push alert at 4:55 this morning. you can stay up to date with breaking news in your area. just download the free kron 4 mobile app. (darya) good morning i'm
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darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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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. 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 ) more breaking news we are following this morning... police in san leandro are asking people to avoid the area near washington plaza because of a major police investigation. we have reacehd out to police to
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getmore information. for now they say they expect to be at that scene for another few hours. ( darya ) new from overnight... startling new information is released about the bay area housing crisis. ( james ) new data shows dire conditions for low-income workers in san mateo county. kron4's lydia pantazas is live in downtown redwood city to explain. while you be able to get a job in san mateo, living out here is a whole different story. (take graphic)the san mateo housing leadership council's report says the data shows only 1 new home for every 19-jobs.forty percent of commuters into san mateo county make less than $50,000 a year, according to the report, and almost half of all new jobs in the county will pay less than $65,000 a year. the average cost of s
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home is 1.6 million dollars. the annual salary to afford that home is 382, 960 dollars a year.the report suggests that more housing would lead to less traffic, keeping workers local instead of forcing hours-long commutes. reporting live in redwood city, lydia pantazes kron 4 news. although san mateo county saw over 72,000 new jobs boost its economy between 2010 and 2015, a new report says only 3,844 new homes were built in that time. the san mateo housing leadership council's report says the data shows dire conditions for low- income workers who are forced to travel further to work in the county. forty percent of commuters into san mateo county make less than $50,000 a year, according to the report, and almost half of all new jobs in the county will pay less than $65,000 a year. the report ( james ) thanks lydia. ( darya ) a big story we are following this morning...an oakland man is recovering after being brutally attacked with a tire iron in a possible hate crime. scott long was hit in the head with a tire iron as he walked home in the laurel neighborhood of oakland. his jaw was so badly broken that he had to have surgery and lost several teeth.
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long is a gay rights activist who has worked all around the world. he doesn't know why he was attacked.
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the grey s-u-v... all under the age of ten... were hurt. they were taken to children's hospital in oakland. there is no word on their condition. police say condition. police say the s-u-v t-boned the car. authorities say at this point... they don't know if drugs or alcohol played a role in the crash. ( darya ) a big story this morning... the youngest migrants coming into the u-s with their parents... are now being held in "tender age" shelters. at least 3 shelters have opened in texas... in response to the trump administration's zero- tolerance enforcement policy... that separates children from their parents who come into the country illegally. the shelters serve the needs of children under the age of 5. meanwhile... president trump spoke with republican lawmakers on capitol hill last night... trying to rally g-o-p lawmakers on immigration. lawmakers are expected to vote on a new immigration bill this week. ( darya ) invaka trump is talking to her father about stopping the separation of children from their parents at the border. the first daughter and mother also spoke to house majority leader kevin
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mccarthy and senator susan collins about the issue. so far... the president has refused to change his policy. instead... he's insisting congress reform immigration laws. ( james ) the trump administration says the children are well cared for... but critics are demanding change. and they made their voices heard last night... while homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen was having dinner at a mexican restaurant in washington, dc.( james ) the ( james ) the democratic socialists of america shared this video on facebook. the group repeatedly yelled at the secretary until she left the restaurant. ( james ) hundreds gathered outside the san francisco ice
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office to protest the trump administration's zero tolerance policy. the protesters had some signs comparing ice to nazi soldiers. some of the protesters say they had family members who were refugees dung world war two or were locked in japanes internment camps. the protests also had several children who participated. ( james ) more protests are scheduled for el cerrito ... oakland ... and another one in san francisco in the coming days. ( james ) the name of the officer who shot a man in the back in san francisco's north beach neighborhood has been released. officer joshua cabillo was one of several officers who approached four men on june 9th... for having an container of alcohol. when one of the men started to run away... officer cabillo opened fire. he said the
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man had a gun... which was later found at the scene. oliver bacenas was shot in the back. he remains in the hospital. ( darya ) in the east bay... police are looking for 2 men who stole 45-thousand dollars in merchandise from an a-t-and-t store. martinez police say these two men walked into the store monday night. the thieves claimed they had a gun... and forced the employee to the back of the store. when customers started to walk in... one of the men took the employee's shirt... and pretended to work at the store. when the customers left... so did the thieves. along with the merchandise... they also got away with 170- dollars in cash. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... she's taken them on before...and now erin brockovich is stepping up to help fire victims take on p-g-and-e.victims take on p-g-and-e. ( james ) plus... a bay area home is targeted by an arsonist... now the homeowner is speaking out. ( james ) and after the break... a brush fire breaking out at the griffith observatory in los angeles.
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the hills below the griffith observatory. fire crews responded just before eight last night...the fire qickely grew to four acres. parts of the fire were attacked from the air as helicopters were brought in to drop water. but fortunately fire fighters got the fire under control. no structures were damaged and no injuries were reported. (darya)(james)( mabrisa ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well
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established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. maze to sf.
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( james ) the first heat wave of summer is looming... with the possibility of triple digit temperatures by this weekend... and cal fire is ready. every job has been filled and every fire truck is ready to go when they get the call. but cal fire says last fall's north bay fires are a reminder that firefighters aren't the only ones who should be ready to take action. ( james ) cal fire says fire season
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never ends in california... and now staffing levels are changing to reflect that. ( darya ) nearly a year after the northbay firestorm caused major dustruction.. victims have a familiar face backing them as they take on p-g-and-e. erin brockovich took on p-g-and-e back in the 90's.. successfully suing the company. last night she met with some of the north bay fire victims. they had a chance to ask her questions directly in the intimate setting at teamsters hall in santa rosa. and that having brockovich in their corner the fire victims say brings optimism in this difficult time.
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greet also served as one more way to connect with others suffering the same loss. ( james ) a man whose property was threatened by several fires in santa rosa is speaking out. kron4's maureen kelly shows us surveillance video and why investigators think it was arson. that was probably one of the scariest things i've ever seen in my life the surveillance camera footage shows kenneth barber in his backyard armed with a garden hose....after finding flames shooting out from behind the fence at his beachwood avenue home. it's one of the 13 suspicious fires being investigated along the santa rosa creek trail. santa rosa police say evidence so far points to someone or some people....on bikes barber says that he was alerted to the flames by his barking dog and while his wife called 9-1- 1....he took action with a garden hose....and fended off the fire until firefighters arrived on scene..here you can see the damage left behind. the grass behind his fenceline blackened....a spot on the wooden boards, charred. the
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homeowner is asking anyone who knows anything about who set these fires to come forward to the police and tell them what they know because he says this could've done a lot more damage then just scorch the earth this whole thing would be gone this whole fence with been gone that tree may have caught fire it would've spread across my backyard it would burn my house down could killed me my wife the dog and the cats the multiple suspicious fires are especially disturbing considering the scars from last year's firestorm is still fresh on everyone's minds. barber says he hasn't been sleeping with the thought of an arsonist on the loose. fact that someone could come here and do this it's just absolutely nuts while this surveillance camera footage did not pick up any signs of who many have set these fires. the santa rosa police department says they are interviewing several people today hoping to find witnesses. a 25-hundred dollar reward has been posted for information leading to an arrest and conviction in this case. maureen kelly kron4 news.
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( james ) new this morning... democrat gavin newsom has big a lead over over republican john cox in california's race for governor. a new poll shows 45- percent of registered voters say they plan to vote for newsom. while cox has the support of 28-percent of voters. the survey says three out of ten californians who voted for cox primarily because they wanted to ensure a republican was on the november ballot. ( darya ) a blue whale found on a beach in point reyes died of injuries from being hit by a ship. scienstists performed a necropsy yesterday in marin county. blue whales are the largest animal on earth and an endangered species. scientists say documenting the scale of the injuries will help them find ways to prevent future deaths. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... california heads to court... ready to defend its immigration policies. ( james ) and... trying to buy a home in the bay area seems out of reach... after the break... we have
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some tips you can take advantage of to buy a home with zero-money down... and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this
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increases the threat of elevated fire danger. (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
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( darya ) 4 your money ... for many first-time home owners-- coming up with the money for the down payment can be the most difficult part of the process. ( james ) expecially here in the bay area... where people are giving million dollar áácash offers. but experts say there are several programs available right now to get you into a house with zero or very low out-of-pocket costs. the days of putting down at least 20-percent of the price of a home-are over. ( darya ) real estate experts say there are many options to put down much less or even nothing at all! here are some options to consider. try a "f-h-a loan" through the federal housing administration... it requires less money down and lighter credit history requirements. if you're a veteran... take advantage of "v-a loans" which require no money down. experts also recommend checking down-payment assistance options available in certain states -- like housing grants. ( james )coming up on the kron
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4 morning news... gun shows at the cow palace could soon be banned. the major hurdle the legislation just cleared. ( sara )and i am in santa rosa for a sexaul assault investigation over the last 24 hours, you finished preparing him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal,
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sometimes within 24 hours. while meningitis b is uncommon, about 1 in 10 infected will die. like millions of others, your teen may not be vaccinated against meningitis b. meningitis b strikes quickly. be quick to talk to your teen's doctor about a meningitis b vaccine. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james)(darya) slightly warmer highs are expected through highs are
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slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) ( james ) breaking news we are following this morning... police in san leandro are asking people to avoid the area near washington plaza because after one person was attacked and killed. another person is in the hospital with life-threatening injuries. police are still looking for the attacker this morning. police are expected to be at the scene for the next couple of hours. ( darya ) breaking news out of san francisco. one person is injured after a van crashes into a building. (
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james ) kron4's will tran is in the laurel heights neighborhood where the crash happened. will? one person is injured after a white van crashes into a building on clement street and arguello boulevard in san francisco. the van is actually holding up the building as it is still wedged in the garage the accident happened in the overnight hours at arguello and clement forcing people inside to be evacuated one person was injured and taken to the hospital building inspectors will be back here this morning to see what will happen to the building
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( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) and we first told you about this crash with a push alert at 4:55 this morning. you can stay up to date with breaking news in your area. just download the free kron 4 mobile app. ( darya ) our top story this morning... a woman is attacked and sexually assaulted in a santa rosa parking lot. ( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live at the police department to show us who police are looking for. ( james ) ( darya )( darya )( darya ) happening today... california will defend its immigration policies against a lawsuit by the trump administration. the lawsuit says californina's
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laws obstruct immigration enforcement efforts and allow dangerous criminals on the street. a judge in sacramento will hear arguments from attorneys for california today. california officials say their sanctuary policies promote trust between immigrant communities and police. ( james ) happening today ... he mother of a teen who died of an overdose in petaluma will be in court. 34-year-old danielle faletto is scheduled to appear for a plea hearing. she faces charges of manslaughter and child endangerment. she will appear in court this morning at 8:30. ( james ) on the peninsula... the san mateo conty board of supervisors has approved a ban on gun shows at the cow palace. the state owned venue in daly city hosts about five gun shows a year. the gun shows have drawn opposition from the communty and local governments from years... including student protests at recent shows. ( james ) in the north bay... a bizarre theft in santa rosa has people there asking for your help. and it was all caught on surviellance video. just before 4 yesterday morning... a surveillance camera captured
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a woman stealing a flamingo, a planter... and succulents from a front porch. but it doesn't stop there. the woman returns and tries to swipe a hanging plant. after posting the video on social media... neighbors targeted by this woman came forward. now police are hoping someone recognizes her. ( darya ) a new children's book is trying to tackle the difficult issues of racial injustice and police shootings. students at a sacramento middle school checked out a book called "something happened in our town." it was written by two psychologists... who were inspired by the shooting death of stephon clark. the book follows two families... one white and one black... as they discuss the police shooting of an unarmed black man in their neighborhood. they believe the book is for families of all backgrounds. ( darya ) in the east bay... firefighters are getting ready for the 4th of july. in antioch... the contra costa fire protection district is taking part in its annual live wildfire training
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exercise. it's no coincidence that the live fire training happens a few weeks before the 4th of july. it only took seconds for a common sparkler to start this fire. ( darya ) officials encourage anyone who wants to enjoy fireworks on the 4th of july... to go to an event that's regulated by contra costa fire. ( james ) coming up... the giants will be without their closer for the next 2 months... and it's all because of his anger issues. ( james ) and after the break.. what does tesla's auto-pilot system really see? we have the new video. ( mabrisa ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) slightly warmer highs are
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expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. (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
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( darya ) our top story this morning... a woman is attacked and sexually assaulted in a santa rosa parking lot. ( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live at the police department to show us who police are looking for. take reporter:good morning - that's right officers are looking for the suspect who assaulted a 27-year-old woman in an apartment complex parking lot.take map:take a look at the map - it happened on the one thousand block of jennings avenue here in santa rosa.the victim says she was walking to her car when an unknown suspect ran up to her and assaulted her.she called police immediately and was taken to a local hospital for evaluation.take photos:police have surveillance video from the area of the suspect.police released two photos to us you
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can see on your screen.he is described as a hispanic man about 25 to 35 years old about 180 pound, five feet 10 inches tall with brown or black hair. a five thousand dollar reward is being offered for information leading to the arrest of the suspect. live in santa rosa, sara stinson kron 4 news.## ( james ) thanks sara. ( james ) new video shows what a tesla in auto-pilot mode 'sees' in real time. the video shows exactly what car's can and can't spot on the road while driving under the guise of tesla's advanced a-i. a youtube user greated the clips by overlaying keyu data used by the autopilot feature onto dashcam footage. the auto- pilot feature works using an array of cameras.. radar... sonar.. and other sensors spread across the front.. back and sides of the car. the colors also show the movement
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of the objuects. green items are moving while yellow are mobile hazards that have stopped. the bigger the size of the circle the closer it is to the car.
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coming up in 15 minutes, kron4 will be your only station with local news, weather and traffic. here's what we are working on: in the south bay... this six week old puppy stolen in the middle of the day... and all of it was caught on camera. details on where the dog was stolen and who police are looking for. ( james ) plus, doctors have a new warning for parents about the amount of time kids will spend on their phones and ipads this summer. ( james ) and california could be the first in the nation to pass a law dealing with doctor misconduct. we'll show you how it could impact you. those stories and much more coming up at 7 a.m. (james)(darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... slightly warmer highs are expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the
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marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger.
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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 ) whenever there is a dog problem in parks... the complaint from some dog owners can be... that there are not any dog parks nearby. but in this case... there was one right across the street. stanley roberts reports in this edition of people behaving badly. so you're sitting at the park in san francisco lets say rossi swimming pool and playground in the inner richmond nats: ambiance then suddenly a huge orange furry dog appears. nats: ambiance no the dog is not on a leash it's just walking with the owner though the park, some of you might not see a problem with that but how about this dog owner with dog on a leash as the dog does what dogs do
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best well at least the owner is cleaning it up however but i do need to talk to the owner so question for you. (yes) when you walk in there is a sign that says no dogs on the playing field but you brought you dog here to poop..(long pause)i don't want to be on camera right now to talk about it that not on the playing field that's still part of the whole area ma'am i apologize are you with the park service i am not i'm with channel 4 the ironey to this story is right across the street less than a 100 feet away is a dog park . with enough room to run you see the problem is many dog owners have been bringing their dogs to play and other things here.so i as pam a regular watch of kron 4 what's the problem most of the time they would like to bring them over here because it grass and it's softer they have more places to run but i know the people got upset because a lot of times there are people that come to the park that don't pick up after their dog which is why all over the park there are these signs which read no dogs allowed on the athletic field. and other signs which read
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dogs must remain on leash however it looks like someone tried to remove this one . there have been recent cases of kids stepping in and sports equipment coming in contact with dog poo because dog owners are ignoring the rules i was told on any given day there are up to 6 dgs running around on the playing field although i was told word go out that i was at the park which might explain why all the dogs are over at the park in this day in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news ( darya ) bay area baseball... and the giants and a's are winners.( james ) we start with the giants at home against the marlins. gorkys hernandez hit a 2-run homerun in the bottom of the second... giving the giants a 3-0 lead. giants win this one 6-3. they finish their series against the marlins this afternoon at a-t-and-t park. first pitch is at 12:45. ( james ) the injury bug
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continues to hit the giants... and this might be the most bizzare one yet. hunter strickland punched a door after monday's game... breaking his hand. strickland blew the giants two run lead against the marlins. he will have surgery on his right hand. bochy says that sam dyson bochy says that sam dyson or tony watson will fill in as the closer... while strickland is out. ( darya ) the a's kick off a 10-game road trip with a win. they're in san diego... taking on the padres. the a's -- down 2-1 in the 9th -- were down to their last strike.. when steven piscotty hit a solo homerun to tie the game. then in the top of the 10th... jed lowrie hit a 2- run homerun. the a's win 4- 2. a's and padres face-off again this afternoon. first pitch 12:40. ( james ) mini-camp has wrapped up... but 49ers rookies are still putting work in. they're teaming up
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with habitat for humanity... to build homes for 30 families in fremont. some rookies got out the paint brushes... while others got to work on a concrete wall with the mayor of fremont. they even worked alongside one of the future residents. (james) james adlib big board. ( darya ) ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the hotel rooms where you will soon find amazon's assistant alexa... helping out guests.
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expected through thursday, as onshore flow continues and the marine layer remains well established in the bay area. tracking 60s-70s along the coast and 80s inland. friday and saturday, a significant warm-up is expected as an upper level ridge builds northward along the coast, temperatures increase aloft, and flow turns offshore. this increases the threat of elevated fire danger. ( james ) if traveling without your alexa device gives you separation anxiety, relief has arrived. alexa will be checking into certain rooms at marriott hotels, thanks to a partnership announced by amazon. the deal puts amazon echo smart speakers into select rooms across marriott's family of hotels.. and rememebr you can get news updates from kron4 on alexa as
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well. ( james ) coming up in coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... a brutal attack involving a gay man in oakland... right on the cusp of the big pride parade this weekend. we hear from that man... who tells us what happened. ( james ) plus... the san francisco officer responsible for shooting at this man multiple times... name has been released. we tell you who he is. (ácommercialá)
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over the last 24 hours, you finished preparing him for college. in 24 hours, you'll send him off thinking you've done everything for his well-being. but meningitis b progresses quickly and can be fatal, sometimes within 24 hours. while meningitis b is uncommon, about 1 in 10 infected will die. like millions of others, your teen may not be vaccinated against meningitis b. meningitis b strikes quickly. be quick to talk to your teen's doctor about a meningitis b vaccine. ( darya )( darya )
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breaking news out of san francisco. one person is injured after a van crashes into a building. ( james ) kron4's will tran is in the laurel heights neighborhood where the crash happened. will? the van is actually holding up the building as it is still wedged in the garagethe accident happened in the overnight hours at arguello and clement forcing people inside to be evacuated

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