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( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather. ( marty ) here is a live look at the (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep
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temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) wildfires continue to ravage california. cal-fire estimates there are 300 fires buring in the golden state. in northern california, the ranch and river fires in mendocino county have burned 14- thousands acres. one home has been destroyed... and mandatory evacuations are in place. kron's charles clifford joins us live now from hopland with the latest... mandatory evacuations orders are also in effect in both lake and mendocino counties where two wildfires are burning. the river fire and the ranch fire are now part of the mendocino
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complex fire. together it is now 14-thousand acres... and 10-percent contained. this is what it looked like saturday evening. a viewer shot this video and said that ash was falling on their home all day. evacuations are underway in lakeport and nearby areas. the mendocino county sheriff ordered mandatory evacuations in the hopland area... all the way to the lake county line. the fire has destroyed at least one home and an additional structure.. over 300 structures remain threatened. ( marty ) thanks, charles
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( marty ) the fire burning in napa county has charred 150 acres. this was the scene last night. cal fire says the steele fire is burning lake berryessa... and is 10-percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. here is a map of where the steel fire is burning. mandatory evacuations have been called for berryessa highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the deadly carr fire near redding has destroyed more than 500 homes and burned nearly 84-thousand acres. the fire continues to threaten almost 5-thousand homes. sara zendehnam talked to one evacuee who is hoping for good news about her families home. we met viktorya ford just before a road block on quartz hill road in redding... viktorya ford/resident: "so i've been kind of just camping out"of just camping "so i've
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been kind of just camping out" just beyond the closure... her grandmother's home..viktorya ford/resident: "my grandma is out of town and the fire was across the street from her house i was hoping to get some of her things out"she asked us for a favor.. to check if the home on river ridge drive was still standing...so many homes nearby destroyed by the carr fire... then we pulled up and saw this..and were able to make this phone call...nats: "there's just damaged to her fence but her house is totally fine - thank you so much"it's a huge relief for this family... but others aren't so lucky..sara zendehnam/repor ting: "this is the destruction across the street from viktorya fords grandmothers house... so many people will come home to nothing....this way."mos: "we did not believe the fire would come through this track"thousands of firefighters are battling the carr fire day and night in extreme conditions to stop the spread....and help more people like viktorya's grandmother get good news...nats from viktorya ford/resident: "thank you i'll call her right now"
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( marty ) that was sara zendehnam reporting. a great-grandmother and her two great-grandchildren were killed in the carr fire. they were first reported missing thursday after the home went up in flames. ( marty ) police in the area of the carr fire say looters have been breaking into evacuated houses. redding police chief roger moore addressed the growing problem at a press conference. ( marty ) police are patrolling neighborhoods where looting has taken place. and they have arrested some suspects. authorities recommend people get their valuables out of the house before evacuating, but
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only if there is enough time. ( marty ) near yosemite, the ferguson fire, is 30 percent contained. but the flames continue to spread. it has burned more 51-thousand acres. yosemite valley was evacuated as a precaution. it won't reopen until friday, august 3rd. firefighters got some help from mother nature in their efforts to contain it. as low winds helped them move the fire back to the containment lines. but a heat advisory is still in effect for the area until 9 tonight. ( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manditory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- dot-com. ( marty ) coming up -- bay area activisits are raising money to help those detained by ice... close to their families. we'll tell you how. ( marty ) and after the break... dogs may be a man's best friend.. and a new
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it's often said that dogs are a man ... or woman's best friend. well, a new study shows that your constant companion may even know when you are feeling blue. reid binion has more in today's health minute. did you know that dogs may be perceptive enough to know when their owner is upset and take action to help them?a new study finds that regardless of age, breed, or training...dogs are more likely to rush to their owner's side more quickly ... when their owner is tearful or in distress. the small study, published in the journal "learning and behavior" evaluated just 34 dogs researchers found that canines separated from their owners ran to them much more quickly ... when the owner made crying sounds...versus when the owner hummed the tune "twinkle twinkle little star" or spoke in a normal tone of voice. interestingly, the dogs who were less stressed out overall .... tended to be more
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helpful.the findings of the study could help scientists learn more about what influences dogs, especially service dogs, to help their humans in times of need.with today's health minute, i'm reid binion ( dave )morning fog and hot inland with some late afternoon passing clouds. your forecast is next ! maybe you could save energy by
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try colgate total mouthwash today! here is a live look at yosemite... the ferguson fire is currently burning near the park.. causing it to be closed until august 3rd. toss to weather.
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(dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) a survivor abdued by a child serial killer in vallejo two decades
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ago has not only lived to tell her story but is helping make a difference... midsi sanchez created a foundation in her name to raise awareness about child abductions. kron 4's ella sogominan has the story. sot: ella sogomonian// @ellasogomonian// "the state of california reports more than 88 thousand kids went missing last year...and about forty of them were abducted by a stranger just like midsi sanchez... so her goal tonight with this car show is to create a fun way to raise money for a serious cause.gold rims, and a candy paint job..it's .a sure sign you're at a car show...this time at gentlman jim's in vallejo. but the event on saturday was for reasons greater than standing out...more than thirty rides were registered to raise money for a foundation launched by midsi sanchez in her name... it's all to help fulfill a dream of hers to prevent the abuse she endured when she was 8 years old at the hands of a child serial killer...and was
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lucky enough to escape.sot: midsi sanchez, child abduction advocate// "this is something that people don't talk about. we hold in our trauma for so long but once we let that off of our chest and share it for a reason we find strength in that and i find my strength and healing in helping other people and i do that by sharing my story my strength my experience and hope."the midsi sanchez foundation uses animatronic puppets to host safety assemblys across public and private schools to teach kids important lessons that may help them avoid such a nightmare.sot: angel rivera, animatronics operator// "i seen her on facebook. i do the puppet thing for cancer kids. so when i seen her doing her thing i figured it would be a good mix together and we could do a good job in schools as far as assemblys."last year more than 88 thousand children were reported missing in the state of california...42 of which were abducted by a stranger like sanchez...john lennon who got to meet sanchez only two weeks ago recalls helping in the search when she went missing.sot: john lennon, car show participant// "it feels great to know that she seems mentally okay and is
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focusing and functiong as a citizen of our community and i feel great to be helping with the donations."each car registered at $25 each and a raffle was held to raise support for the foundation to jumop start their educational tour around local schools.sot: ella sogomonian// @ellasogomoni an// "and sanchez's dream is to take the child abduction prevention courses to her former school highland elementary here in vallejo before taking it across the country. in vallejo ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( marty ) a woman recently released from santa rita jail was found dead at the east dublin bart station. officers discovered the woman's body early saturday morning. the 26-year-old had a bump on her head, but no other signs of foul play. jail officials are looking at their records to see if the woman had that bump when she was released from jail. bart police are studying surveillance footage to see if they can learn more about what happened. the case is still under investigation.
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( marty ) a man on probation is in jail this morning...after police found him carrying narcotics. colma police posted this photo of the bust that includes narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash found in david meza's san mateo apartment on thursday. officials say meza and his live in girlfriend, alexandria simpson, were both on probation. police say the couple attempted to hide in the apartment to avoid being searched. meza and simpson were arrested and booked into the san mateo county jail on drug charges. ( marty ) in world news... a 6.4 earthquake struck indonesia killing at least 14 people and damaging numerous buildings. the earthquake occurred inland and did not trigger any major waves or tsunamis. witnesses described feeling about 20 seconds of shaking after the initial quake...as well as aftershocks lasting about two hours. the red cross is working to determine how many people are missing, as search and rescue operations continue. ( marty ) still ahead on the kron 4 weekend mornings...
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the a's are cooling off in the rockies. j-r has a's and giants highlights, next. live look outside... richmond bridge
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we start sports with what was the red hot oakland athletics. they had won six games in a row up until friday night. that's when they lost. trying to get back on track in the first inning. khris davis at the plate. pop fly to right field. high fly ball...he's got two men on so this is a sacrifice fly right? not so fast. check out the arm and accuracy of carlos gonzalez. a one bouncer to the plate. the ump then says pretty clearly you're gone. but hold the train. this one is coming back. they go to replay. this is what it looks like in slow
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mo. the umps discuss it and say...no way. he wasn't gone. safe at the plate. a's up one to nothing. bottom of the third though and colorado was just too much. a's down two to one and nolan arenado says good day and good bye. that ball is in the stands. athletics go on to lose their second straight four to one. the giants had lost five of their last six going into today's game against the milwaukee brewers. trouble started early on for johnny cueto. top of the second, giants already down one. gives up another rbi hit. two runs would score to make it three to nothing. top of the fourth cueto gives up another base hit. make it four to nothing brew crew. to the fifth we go. cueto is out. relief is in but this wasn't relief. christian yelich says good bye. that ball is gone. check out the fan on this one. he didn't want that ball and threw it back. about the only highlight for the giants came in the bottom of the sixth when nick hundley hit one out. giants though would go on to lose this game seven to one. they have now lost eight of their last ten and are two games
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bay bridge. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal.
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inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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coverage of the fire in napa county that has burned 150 acres. this was the scene last night. the steele fire is burning near lake berryessa... and is 10-percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. mandatory evacuations have been called for berryessa highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the carr fire burning in redding continues to cause problems for firefighters. the fire has now burned almost 84- thousand acres and is just 5-percent contained. officials say 38-thousand people are dispaced because of the fire. the fire turned deadly friday when two firefighters were killed. we are also learning more about the 3 other people killed in the carr fire. melody bledsoe and her two great-grandchildren were reported missing thursday after bledsoe's home went up in flames. officials confirm they made the grim
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discovery of three bodies saturday afternoon. the family has posted a go-fund-me page. ( marty ) the cranston fire near palm springs in southern california has burned over 13-thousand acres and 29- percent contained. two firefighters have been injured in this fire. authorities think was intentionally set.. and have arrested one man in connection to that fire. calfire officers arrested 32- year-old, brandon mcglover. they say he set several fires in riverside county... one of them grew into the cranston fire. ( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manadtory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- dot-com. ( marty ) there's outrage among gun control advocates after a shocking loss in court. a federal judge in austin, texas denied a request
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that would have prevented a texas company from making blueprints for 3-d printed guns available online. kron 4's hermela aregawi talked with a local mom who is fighting back. a shocking loss for gun control advocateson friday federal judge in austin blocked a measure that would have stopped this guy from posting blueprints for 3d-printed guns online.in 2013, cody wilson of defense distributed became the first person to publish downloadable designs for 3-d printed firearms.the state department ordered him to stop then. but friday's ruling.. may allow him to restarthelen rosen/moms demand actionwe think this is a really terrible idea. and we're against this and we are urging the state department and secretary of state mike pomepo not to allow this exemption that would make it possible for people to download blueprints for guns onto a 3d printer. and we
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think it's a terrible idea because it would allow anybody to get a gun. they wouldn't need to get a background check. they wouldn't need to follow any of the gun sensible laws on the state or federal level. so convicted felons, domestic abusers terrorists anybody would be allowed to download a gun.wilson's blueprint was downloaded 100-thousand times before the state department got involved. at the time, the obama administration said it was a national security violation because people outside of the u.s. downlaoded the blueprints. but in june of this year.. the trump administration gave wilson the okay helen rosen/moms demand action it's a horrifying idea to me. the reason i joined and got involved with moms demand action is because i was horrified by the idea that my child and any other child i know could go to school and be gunned down at school on any random day. and that's why we are 4.5 million strong with members and volunteers throughout the country trying to stop gun dangerous laws.
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( marty ) that was kron 4's hermela awregawi reporting. secretary of state mike pompeo .. says he will take a look at what allowing this would mean...but hasn't comitted to stopping it. cody wilson - the man behind the 3-dprinted guns says he will start making the blueprints available online later this week, on august first. ( marty ) new this morning... moraga councilwoman jeanette fritzky has announced she is stepping down from her seat as she battles cancer. fritzky posted a letter on the town's website. saying she has been battling stage-four lung cancer and no longer has the energy to continue working on the council. fritzy's last meeting will be august 22.. but she has said she will not attend. the moraga town council will discuss whether to appoint someone to fill the remaining two years on her term or to hold a special election. fritzky has served on the council since 2016. ( marty ) in the east bay... pittsburg police are
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investigating the city's first homicide of the year. polcie say a man shot and killed his roomate.. and is now on the run. kron4's michelle kingston talked with police and has more on where this man may be hiding. (0-15)michelle kingston, i just got off the phone with the victim's wife. she says he did not deserve this.police say the suspect was spotted in san bruno and san leandro last night -- but at this point -- they have no idea where he might be.pamela hoover, neighbor"it was crazy. it was crazy because they had ambulances, fire trucks, they had maybe six or more police officers out here."police say this man -- 61 year old rolando aquino -- shot and killed his roommate -- 61 year old mark gretler -- at about 10 am on friday morning and then took off .. the other roommates in the house say they have no idea where he might be -- and are now afraid for their own safety.neighbors say they never thought áthis would happen here.(47-51) pamela hoover, neighbor"i never seen them violent toward
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each other and that's what's really surprising."pamela says this is the victim's truck ... sitting out in front of the home.she described him as a nice and helpful neighbor who had only been living here for a few months.we're told arguments were often about the suspect's dog and having to share a bathroom -- nothing that should have escalated to this, according to neighbors. pamela hoover, neighbor"you never now what's going on inside a person's mind and i am very sad and sorry that that happened."police say thi is pittsburg's first homicide of the year.they're working now to find aquino to put him behind bars.pamela hoover, neighbor"i'm just sorry that it had to come to that altercation to where you can't settle disputes without violence."(1:33-1:48)michelle kingston, mkingstonnewsagain -- police say the suspect was spotted in both san bruno and san leandro.but he is still not in custody.if you see him -- contact police immediately. live in pittsburg michelle kingston kron 4 news coming up -- bay area
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coming up -- bay area activisits are raising money to help keep ice detainees ... close to their families. we'll show you how.
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immigrant detainees continue to be transferred out of the west contra costa county jail in richmond... activisits are holding fundraisers to help keep the detainees close to their families. kron four's philippe djegal has more. (philippe) free food -- the attraction. a desire to abolish u-s immigration and customs enforcement -- the main draw.ellen catalina/donor - "i am deeply, deeply, deeply concerned about the plight of children who have been abducted from their parents at the border." ellen catalina -- one of many activists who gathered outside the 16th and mission bart station in san francisco saturday for some barbeque... and to donate money to the west county detention facility
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community fund.ellen catalina/donor and activist- "we just need to, um, keep fighting this fight." overall, the non-profit "freedom for immigrants" has already collected more than 21- thousand dollars. the goal is a half-million. organizers say the money will go to the families of undocumented immigrant detainees held at the detention facility in richmond where protests are stagged every month. the funds will help pay the legal fees associated with attempting to bond detainees out and continue their cases in san francisco immigration court. sara allen/activist- "we want to free people who are basically in concentration camps." earlier this month... the contra costa county sheriff's office canceled its contract to house detainees at the facility in richmond. and, time is running out to help detainees before they're tranferred to other locations more than a hundred miles away... and, in some cases out of state. magick altman/donor and activist- "ice was created only in 2003 -- nobody knows this. it was created to stop terrorists and criminals. it had nothing to do with people
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seeking asylum and coming into our country." and, for that reason, activist magick altman says i-c-e has lost its way... needs to go away... and, the government should focus on keeping families together. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( marty ) still ahead on kron 4 weekend mornings... it's a busy bay area weekend... we have the san francisco marathon.. the art and soul festival, and the gilroy garlic festival.. what to expect and how it'll impact your weekend plans. live look outside... san francisco international airport.
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♪ south l.a. is very medically underserved. when the old hospital closed people in the community lived with untreated health problems for years. so, with the county's help we built a new hospital from the ground up and having citi as an early investor worked as a signal to others to invest. with citi's help we built a wonderful maternity ward and we were able to purchase an mri machine. we've made it possible for the people who live here to lead healthier lives and that's invaluable. ♪ here is a live look at
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yosemite... the ferguson fire is currently burning near the park.. causing it to be closed until august 3rd.
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dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) ( marty )( marty ) happening now...
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thousands of runners are hitting the streets for the san francisco marathon. but this year... there are some changes. runners involved in the full marathon will run on the sidewalk of the golden gate bridge not the roadway. half marathon runners aren't able to go on the bridge at all...this is a big change from prior years.
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the race will still dip through popular parts of the city like fisherman's wharf... there will be new interactive displays that will cheer the 27-thousand runners along. ( marty ) happening today in the south bay... it's day three of the gilroy garlic festival. over the last 39-years... the garlic festival has raised more than 11 and a half million dollars for the community. that helps out non-profits and schools. gates open at 10 this morning. tickets cost 20-dollars for adults. 15 for seniors. kids are 10 dollars -- but 9 and under get in for free. the gilroy garlic fesitval ends tonight. ( marty ) coming up next on kron 4 weekend morning... is this a zebra... or a donkey? one zoo seems to be tricking its visitors. live look outside... san francisco embarcadero. (ácommercialá) ( marty ) take a look at
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this... a zoo in egypt has been accused of trying to fool visitors by painting zebra stripes onto a donkey. although the zoo director insists the animal is the real thing... its large ears and smudged paint job made some visitors take a second look. ( marty ) almost everyone owns a cell phone now a days including some people who are forbidden by law to have one. stanley roberts is gives us an inside look at a growing problem in california's prison system and how the department of corrections is handling it.in this edition of people behaving badly. .. natural sounds of dog searching a cell allow me to introduce you to drako, nats: (sound of drako searching a prison cell)drako is a belgian malawa is searching for one particular item that is not permitted in this establishment . and no it''s not drugs it''s something a little different and suprising nats: ambiance (sound of drako sniffing around) but
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before we get to drako. let me tell you exactly where i am, i''m in prison..yes real prison the kind with barbed wire fences and guard towers and no i''m not an immate at least not yet. nats: ambiance im inside the california department of corrections and rehabilitation medical facility in vacaville were they permitted me to bring my camera into a place where cameras are not normally allowednats: ambiance you see there is a problem in california''s prison system people are smuggling in cell phones to help people in lockup behave badly outside prison walls and that''s where drako comes into playsot: sometimes he''ll bark sometimes hell scratch (drako) no (drako attacks camera) but first i need to get drako to stop attacking my camera nats: ambiance that was california department of corrections sgt pile he is drakos handler pile gives drako commands to start searching and drako happily starts looking when something is found drako is awared favorite chew toy and then correctional officers enter search the area where drako hit on and often they find the banned item sot drako has had finds in a few seconds where it owuold take staff a few hour so drako has saved up
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a lot of work time and a lot of effortfor the record some of the items were purposely hidden in undisclosed locations by correctional officers simply to show drakos ability to sniff out cell phones sot sgt pike he''s found phones inside peanut butter he found phones secreated in buckets that have had different types of odors as fast as different chemacles while the phones that drako found were placed in a cell block for propose of showing us how he works there was an actual finding of an illegal cell phone and it happened here nats drako jumping up and down that's drako alerting his handler that he smelled a cell phone the cell would later be searched by correctional officers to see where the phone is, the phones are often smuggled in by visitors and yes even by employees of the prison system in case you''re wondering drako also helps out side of the prison walls so if you are hiding drug or even cell phones you better hope drako is not on the case nats: ambiance a cell phone sniffing dog, that looks for people behaving badly .. classic in vacaville stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty ) still ahead in the next
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hour of the kron 4 weekend mornings... we are following the latest from the fires burning throughout northern california. kron 4's charles clifford will join us in a live report from the mendocino complex fires.
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( marty ) here is a live look at the embarcadero. ( marty ) here is dave spahr with the weather.
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(dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) wildfires continue to ravage california. cal-fire estimates there are 300 fires buring in the golden state. in northern california, the ranch and river fires in mendocino county have burned over 24- thousands acres. four homes have been destroyed... and mandatory evacuations are in place. kron's charles clifford joins us live now from hopland with the latest... mandatory evacuations orders are also in effect in both lake and mendocino counties where two wildfires
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are burning. the river fire and the ranch fire are now part of the mendocino complex fire. together it is now 14-thousand acres... and 10-percent contained. this is what it looked like saturday evening. a viewer shot this video and said that ash was falling on their home all day. evacuations are underway in lakeport and nearby areas. the mendocino county sheriff ordered mandatory evacuations in the hopland area... all the way to the lake county line. the fire has destroyed at least one home and an additional structure.. over 300 structures remain threatened.
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( marty )thanks, charles thanks, ( marty ) ( marty ) thanks, thanks, charles ( marty ) the fire burning in napa county has charred 150 acres. this was the scene last night. cal fire says the steele fire is burning
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lake berryessa... and is 10- percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. here is a map of where the steel fire is burning. mandatory evacuations have been called for berryessa highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the deadly carr fire near redding has destroyed more than 500 homes and burned ov er 89-thousand acres. the fire continues to threaten more than 5- thousand homes. sara zendehnam talked to one evacuee who is hoping for good news about her families home. we met viktorya ford just before a road block on quartz hill road in redding... viktorya ford/resident: "so i've been kind of just camping out"just beyond the closure... her grandmother's home.. viktorya ford/resident: "my grandma is out of town and the fire was across the street from her house i was hoping to get some of her things out"she asked us for a favor.. to check if the home on river ridge drive was still standing...so many homes nearby destroyed by the carr fire... then we pulled up and saw this..and were able to
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make this phone call...nats: "there's just damaged to her fence but her house is totally fine - thank you so much"it's a huge relief for this family... but others aren't so lucky..sara zendehnam/repor ting: "this is the destruction across the street from viktorya fords grandmothers house... so many people will come home to nothing....this way."mos: "we did not believe the fire would come through this track"thousands of firefighters are battling the carr fire day and night in extreme conditions to stop the spread....and help more people like viktorya's grandmother get good news...nats from viktorya ford/resident: "thank you i'll call her right now" ( marty ) ( marty ) that was sara zendehnam reporting. a great- grandmother and her two great- grandchildren were killed in the carr fire. they were first reported missing thursday after the home went
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up in flames. ( marty ) police in the area of the carr fire say looters have been breaking into evacuated houses. redding police chief roger moore addressed the growing problem at a press ( marty ) police are patrolling neighborhoods where looting has taken place. and they have arrested some suspects. authorities recommend people get their valuables out of the house before evacuating, but only if there is enough time. ( marty ) near yosemite, the ferguson fire, is 30 percent contained. but the flames continue to spread. it has burned more 53-thousand acres. yosemite valley was evacuated as a precaution. it won't reopen until friday,
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august 3rd. firefighters got some help from mother nature in their efforts to contain it. as low winds helped them move the fire back to the containment lines. but a heat advisory is still in effect for the area until 9 tonight. ( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manditory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- dot-com. ( marty ) coming up -- bay area activisits are raising money to help those detained by ice... close to their families. we'll tell you how. ( marty ) plus -- 3-d printed guns... the time to download and print is coming. we'll explore why some dont support this innovation. ( marty ) and after the break... dogs may be a man's best friend.. and a new study shows they may be able study shows they may be able to tell how you are feeling. woman: it felt great not having hepatitis c.
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it's like a load off my shoulders. i was just excited for it to be over. harvoni is a revolutionary treatment for the most common type of chronic hepatitis c. it's been prescribed to more than a quarter million people and is proven to cure up to 99% of patients who have had no prior treatment with 12 weeks. certain patients can be cured with just 8 weeks of harvoni. before starting harvoni your doctor will test to see if you've ever had hepatitis b which may flare up and cause serious liver problems during and after harvoni treatment. tell your doctor if you've ever had hepatitis b, a liver transplant, other liver or kidney problems, hiv or any other medical conditions and about all the medicines you take including herbal supplements. taking amiodarone with harvoni can cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. common side effects of harvoni include tiredness, headache and weakness. ready to let go of hep c? ask your hep c specialist about harvoni.
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it's often said that dogs are a man ... or woman's best friend. well, a new study shows that your constant companion may even know when you are feeling blue. reid binion has more in today's health minute. did you know that dogs may be perceptive enough to know when their owner is upset and take action to help them?a new study finds that regardless of age, breed, or training...dogs are more likely to rush to their owner's side more quickly ... when their owner is tearful or in distress. the small study, published in the journal "learning and behavior" evaluated just 34 dogs researchers found that canines separated from their owners ran to them much more quickly ... when the owner made crying sounds...versus when the owner hummed the tune "twinkle twinkle little star" or spoke in a normal tone of voice. interestingly, the dogs who were less stressed out overall .... tended to be more helpful.the findings of the study could help scientists learn more about what influences dogs, especially
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service dogs, to help their humans in times of need.with today's health minute, i'm reid binion ( dave ) live look outside... bay bridge toll plaza.
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yosemite from the high sierra... the ferguson fire is currently burning near the park.. causing it to be closed until august 3rd. toss to weather. (dave)(dave)persistent high
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pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) a survivor abducted by a child serial killer in vallejo two decades ago has not only lived to tell her story but is helping make a difference... midsi sanchez created a foundation in her name to raise awareness about child abductions. kron 4's ella sogominan has the story. sot: ella sogomonian// @ellasogomonian// "the state of california reports more than 88 thousand kids went missing last year...and about forty of them were abducted by a stranger just like midsi sanchez... so her goal tonight with this car show is to create a fun way to raise money for a serious cause.gold rims, and a candy paint job..it's .a sure sign you're at a car show...this time at gentlman jim's in vallejo. but the event on saturday was for reasons greater than standing out...more than thirty rides were registered to raise money for a foundation launched by midsi sanchez in her name...
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it's all to help fulfill a dream of hers to prevent the abuse she endured when she was 8 years old at the hands of a child serial killer...and was lucky enough to escape.sot: midsi sanchez, child abduction advocate// "this is something that people don't talk about. we hold in our trauma for so long but once we let that off of our chest and share it for a reason we find strength in that and i find my strength and healing in helping other people and i do that by sharing my story my strength my experience and hope."the midsi sanchez foundation uses animatronic puppets to host safety assemblys across public and private schools to teach kids important lessons that may help them avoid such a nightmare.sot: angel rivera, animatronics operator// "i seen her on facebook. i do the puppet thing for cancer kids. so when i seen her doing her thing i figured it would be a good mix together and we could do a good job in schools as far as assemblys."last year more than 88 thousand children were reported missing in the
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state of california...42 of which were abducted by a stranger like sanchez...john lennon who got to meet sanchez only two weeks ago recalls helping in the search when she went missing.sot: john lennon, car show participant// "it feels great to know that she seems mentally okay and is focusing and functiong as a citizen of our community and i feel great to be helping with the donations."each car registered at $25 each and a raffle was held to raise support for the foundation to jumop start their educational tour around local schools.sot: ella sogomonian// @ellasogomoni an// "and sanchez's dream is to take the child abduction prevention courses to her former school highland elementary here in vallejo before taking it across the country. in vallejo ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( marty ) a woman recently released from santa rita jail was found dead at the east dublin bart station. officers discovered the woman's body early saturday morning. the 26-year-old
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had a bump on her head, but no other signs of foul play. jail officials are looking at their records to see if the woman had that bump when she was released from jail. bart police are studying surveillance footage to see if they can learn more about what happened. the case is still under investigation. ( marty ) a man on probation is in jail this morning...after police found him carrying narcotics. colma police posted this photo of the bust that includes narcotics, drug paraphernalia and cash found in david meza's san mateo apartment on thursday. officials say meza and his live in girlfriend, alexandria simpson, were both on probation. police say the couple attempted to hide in the apartment to avoid being searched. meza and simpson were arrested and booked into the san mateo county jail on drug charges. ( marty ) in world news... a 6.4 earthquake struck indonesia killing at least 14 people and damaging numerous buildings. the earthquake occurred inland and did not trigger any major waves or tsunamis. witnesses described feeling
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about 20 seconds of shaking after the initial quake...as well as aftershocks lasting about two hours. the red cross is working to determine how many people are missing, as search and rescue operations continue. ( marty ) still ahead on the kron 4 weekend mornings... the a's are cooling off in the rockies. j-r has a's and giants highlights, next. live look outside... richmond bridge (ácommercialá) what about him? let's do it. ♪ come on. this summer, add a new member to the family. at the mercedes-benz summer event. lease the glc300 for $429 a month at your local
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the red hot oakland athletics. they had won six games in a row up until friday night. that's when they lost. trying to get back on track in the first inning. khris davis at the plate. pop fly to right field. high fly ball...he's got two men on so this is a sacrifice fly right? not so
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fast. check out the arm and accuracy of carlos gonzalez. a one bouncer to the plate. the ump then says pretty clearly you're gone. but hold the train. this one is coming back. they go to replay. this is what it looks like in slow mo. the umps discuss it and say...no way. he wasn't gone. safe at the plate. a's up one to nothing. bottom of the third though and colorado was just too much. a's down two to one and nolan arenado says good day and good bye. that ball is in the stands. athletics go on to lose their second straight four to one. the giants had lost five of their last six going into today's game against the milwaukee brewers. trouble started early on for johnny cueto. top of the second, giants already down one. gives up another rbi hit. two runs would score to make it three to nothing. top of the fourth cueto gives up another base hit. make it four to nothing brew crew. to the fifth we go. cueto is out. relief is in but this wasn't relief. christian yelich says good bye. that ball is gone. check out the fan on this one. he didn't want that ball and threw it back. about the only highlight
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for the giants came in the bottom of the sixth when nick hundley hit one out. giants though would go on to lose this game seven to one. they have now lost eight of their last ten and are two games below five hundred. live look outside... golden gate bridge.. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá) i recommend my tempur-pedic to everybody. the most highly recommended bed in america just got better. introducing the reinvented tempur-pedic. designed with the most pressure relieving material we've ever created and superior cool-to-touch technology. find your exclusive retailer today
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your forecast... (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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coverage of the fire in napa county that has burned 150 acres. this was the scene last night. the steele fire is burning near lake berryessa... and is 50-percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. mandatory evacuations have been called for berryessa
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highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the carr fire burning in redding continues to cause problems for firefighters. the fire has now burned more than 89- thousand acres and is just 5-percent contained. officials say 38-thousand people are dispaced because of the fire. the fire turned deadly friday when two firefighters were killed. we are also learning more about the 3 other people killed in the carr fire. melody bledsoe and her two great-grandchildren were reported missing thursday after bledsoe's home went up in flames. officials confirm they made the grim discovery of three bodies saturday afternoon. the family has posted a go-fund-me page. ( marty ) the cranston fire near palm springs in southern california has burned over 13-thousand acres and 29- percent contained. two firefighters have been injured in this fire. authorities think was intentionally set.. and have arrested one man in connection to that fire.
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calfire officers arrested 32- year-old, brandon mcglover. they say he set several fires in riverside county... one of them grew into the cranston fire. ( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manadtory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- dot-com. ( marty ) new this morning... moraga councilwoman jeanette fritzky has announced she is stepping down from her seat as she battles cancer. fritzky posted a letter on the town's website. saying she has been battling stage-four lung cancer and no longer has the energy to continue working on the council. fritzy's last meeting will be august 22.. but she has said she will not attend. the moraga town council will discuss whether to appoint someone to fill the remaining two years on her term or to hold a special election. fritzky has served on the council since ( marty ) there's outrage
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among gun control advocates after a shocking loss in court. a federal judge in austin, texas denied a request that would have prevented a texas company from making blueprints for 3-d printed guns available online. kron 4's hermela aregawi talked with a local mom who is fighting back. a shocking loss for gun control advocateson friday federal judge in austin blocked a measure that would have stopped this guy from posting blueprints for 3d-printed guns online.in 2013, cody wilson of defense distributed became the first person to publish downloadable designs for 3-d printed firearms.the state department ordered him to stop then. but friday's ruling.. may allow him to restarthelen rosen/moms demand actionwe think this is a really terrible idea. and we're against this and we are urging the state department and secretary of state mike pomepo not to allow this exemption that would make it
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possible for people to download blueprints for guns onto a 3d printer. and we think it's a terrible idea because it would allow anybody to get a gun. they wouldn't need to get a background check. they wouldn't need to follow any of the gun sensible laws on the state or federal level. so convicted felons, domestic abusers terrorists anybody would be allowed to download a gun.wilson's blueprint was downloaded 100-thousand times before the state department got involved. at the time, the obama administration said it was a national security violation because people outside of the u.s. downlaoded the blueprints. but in june of this year.. the trump administration gave wilson the okay helen rosen/moms demand action it's a horrifying idea to me. the reason i joined and got involved with moms demand action is because i was horrified by the idea that my child and any other child i know could go to school and be gunned down at school on any random day. and that's why we are 4.5 million strong with members and volunteers throughout the country trying to stop gun dangerous laws.
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( marty ) that was kron 4's hermela awregawi reporting. secretary of state mike pompeo .. says he will take a look at what allowing this would mean...but hasn't comitted to stopping it. cody wilson - the man behind the 3- dprinted guns says he will start making the blueprints available online later this week, on august first. coming up -- bay area activisits are raising money to help keep ice detainees ... close to their families. we'll show you how. live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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detainees continue to be transferred out of the west contra costa county jail in richmond... activisits are
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holding fundraisers to help keep the detainees close to their families. kron four's philippe djegal (philippe) free food -- the attraction. a desire to abolish u-s immigration and customs enforcement -- the main draw.ellen catalina/donor - "i am deeply, deeply, deeply concerned about the plight of children who have been abducted from their parents at the border." ellen catalina -- one of many activists who gathered outside the 16th and mission bart station in san francisco saturday for some barbeque... and to donate money to the west county detention facility community fund.ellen catalina/donor and activist- "we just need to, um, keep fighting this fight." overall, the non-profit "freedom for immigrants" has already collected more than 21- thousand dollars. the goal is a half-million. organizers say the money will go to the families of undocumented immigrant detainees held at the detention facility in richmond where protests are stagged every month. the funds will help pay the legal fees associated with attempting to bond detainees out and continue their cases in san
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francisco immigration court. sara allen/activist- "we want to free people who are basically in concentration camps." earlier this month... the contra costa county sheriff's office canceled its contract to house detainees at the facility in richmond. and, time is running out to help detainees before they're tranferred to other locations more than a hundred miles away... and, in some cases out of state. magick altman/donor and activist- "ice was created only in 2003 -- nobody knows this. it was created to stop terrorists and criminals. it had nothing to do with people seeking asylum and coming into our country." and, for that reason, activist magick altman says i-c-e has lost its way... needs to go away... and, the government should focus on keeping families together. in san francisco, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( marty ) still ahead on kron 4 weekend mornings... it's a busy bay area weekend... we have the san francisco marathon.. the art and soul festival, and the gilroy garlic festival.. what to expect and how it'll impact your weekend plans.
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dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens. ( marty ) happening now... thousands of runners are hitting the streets for the
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san francisco marathon. but this year... there are some year... there but this marathon.francisco the san streets for hitting the of runners are thousands now... happening ( marty )
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( marty ) happening now...
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thousands of runners are hitting the streets for the san francisco marathon. but this year... there are some changes. runners involved in the full maratn will run on the sidewalk of the golden gate bridge not the roadway. half marathon runners aren't able to go on the bridge at all...this is a big change from prior years. the race will still dip through popular parts of the city like fisherman's wharf... there will be new interactive displays that will cheer the 27-thousand runners along. ( marty ) happening today in the south bay... it's day three of the gilroy garlic festival. over the last 39-years... the garlic festival has raised more than 11 and a half million dollars for the community. that helps out non-profits and schools. gates open at 10 this morning. tickets cost 20-dollars for adults. 15 for seniors. kids are 10 dollars -- but 9 and under get in for free. the gilroy garlic fesitval ends
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tonight. ( marty ) when people take car sharing companies most of the time they make sure the license plate matches the car then they jump in and go on their way. unfortunately, police recommend you take another additional step to make sure the person behind the wheel is the right driver . stanley roberts shows you why.. whenever there is a crackdown, there is no telling what you might find case in point, this blue car just ran a stop (traffic sounds) so officer, (say can) sekhon of the san leandro police department will pull the car over and have chat with the driver who has a lyft decal in the windowi'm officer sekhon of the san leandro police department the reason i pulled you over because that stop sign back there the car in front you stopped but then you didn't stop you just went right through it uh i don't remember i did see it.. you didn't see it the driver then insisted that he did stop when the other car stopped so every car at the stop sign needs to stop this is when he was asked for drivers license .the driver says it's in his back pocket, so he gets out to show
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it yes this is my old one oh it's old ...so do you think your driver's license is expired? yes, expired for a long time . 2003 to be exact the driver claims to have has a legal issue a few years ago ok do me a favor, just have a seat back in there ok can you had me the keys please .while officer (say- kan) sekhon checks things i tired to have a chat with the driver ((so are you working for lyft right now)) yes ((where's is your driver's license)) yes it doesn't work .. i name this is my brother (( oh it's in your brother's name)) yes ((but you're working for it)) yes my brother working nights i'm working days ((ok you know you kinda have to have a driver's license)) yea my driver's license is is a long time ago ( long pause ) in a hold alright fair enough now while i was talking to him, more information came to light listen in when ask how his license was suspended dui so how long have you been driving for lyft this is two weeks let me ask you this does lyft
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run your license? before they can authorize you to work for themthat when he revealed to the officer that it's his brothers account my brother... ok so lyft doesn't really know that you're driving under your bothers account theni'm going to have you come out of the vehicle and have you sign your citation where he gets detained ((handcuffs click)) placed in the police cruiser while things are sorted out first thing i pulled you over because, you ran that stop sign alright and then you have a suspended license .. and it's saying you are suppose to have the ignition airlock you know the thing you are suppose to blow in yea that car is not equipped with it so he will get cited and the car will be towed with a 30 day hold (it's very expensive) just think about what could of happened, you could have been driving someone in your car under your brothers lyft id with no license, with no ignition interlock it probably would have been a little worse so he will have to find another way home when asked if there was someone to pick him up you got someone to pick you up? i need to take uber not
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having the interlock comes with fine up to 5 thousand dollar. have you picked up any passengers today no i take one passenger to the airport but that's it my advice,before you get in the car make sure the photo on the lyft app matches the photo of the driver just don't look at the license plate...in san leandro stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty ) coming up next on kron 4 weekend morning... is this a zebra... or a donkey? one zoo seems to be tricking its visitors. sometimes, bipolar i disorder
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thing... its large ears and smudged paint job made some visitors take a second look. ( marty ) a lifeguard in florida is taking the term "experienced" to a whole new level. richard steinfirst is 85-years-old - and still saves lives on the job. you might think he's too old...but after you watch him in action, you realize he's the real deal. and he's four times older than most of the lifeguards in bradenton...and he says he trains hard every day. ( marty ) steinfirst's love of the water started in the fifties and since then...he's taught thousands how to swim. he says the basics of lifeguarding are the same anywhere..and doesn't plan to hang up his whistle just ( marty ) still ahead in the next hour of the kron 4 weekend mornings... we are following the latest from
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the fires burning throughout northern california. kron 4's charles clifford will join us in a live report from the mendocino complex fires. ( dave )lots of sun for your sunday before the rain machine grinds up tomorrow. tracking your forecast next !
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southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty ) wildfires continue to ravage california. cal-fire estimates there are 300 fires buring in the golden state. in northern california, the ranch and river fires in mendocino county have burned over 24- thousands acres. four homes have been destroyed... and mandatory evacuations are in place. kron's charles clifford joins us live now from hopland with the latest... mandatory evacuations orders are also in effect in both lake and mendocino counties where two wildfires are burning. the river
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fire and the ranch fire are now part of the mendocino complex fire. together it is now 14-thousand acres... and 10-percent contained. this is what it looked like saturday evening. a viewer shot this video and said that ash was falling on their home all day. evacuations are underway in lakeport and nearby areas. the mendocino county sheriff ordered mandatory evacuations in the hopland area... all the way to the lake county line. the fire has destroyed at least one home and an additional structure.. over 300 structures remain structures over 300 structure.. over 300 structures remain threatened. ( marty ) thanks, charles
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( marty ) the fire burning in napa county has charred 150 acres. this was the scene last night. cal fire says the steele fire is burning lake berryessa... and is 50- percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. here is a map of where the steel fire is burning. mandatory
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evacuations have been called for berryessa highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the deadly carr fire near redding has destroyed more than 500 homes and burned ov er 89-thousand acres. the fire continues to threaten more than 5- thousand homes. sara zendehnam talked to one evacuee who is hoping for good news about her families home. we met viktorya ford just before a road block on quartz hill road in redding... viktorya ford/resident: "so i've been kind of just camping out"just beyond the closure... her grandmother's home.. viktorya ford/resident: "my grandma is out of town and the fire was across the street from her house i was hoping to get some of her things out"she asked us for a favor.. to check if the home on river ridge drive was still standing...so many homes nearby destroyed by the carr fire... then we pulled up and saw this..and were able to make this phone call...nats: "there's just damaged to her fence but her house is totally fine - thank you so much"it's a huge relief for this family... but others aren't so lucky..sara zendehnam/repor
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ting: "this is the destruction across the street from viktorya fords grandmothers house... so many people will come home to nothing....this way."mos: "we did not believe the fire would come through this track"thousands of firefighters are battling the carr fire day and night in extreme conditions to stop the spread....and help more people like viktorya's grandmother get good news...nats from viktorya ford/resident: "thank you i'll call her right now" ( marty ) ( marty ) that was sara zendehnam reporting. a great-grandmother and her two great-grandchildren were killed in the carr fire. they were first reported missing thursday after the home went ( marty ) police in the area of the carr fire say looters have been breaking into evacuated houses. redding police chief roger moore addressed the growing problem at a press conference.
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( marty ) police are patrolling neighborhoods where looting has taken place. and they have arrested some suspects. authorities recommend people get their valuables out of the house before evacuating, but only if there is enough time. ( marty ) near yosemite, the ferguson fire, is 30 percent contained. but the flames continue to spread. it has burned more 53-thousand acres. yosemite valley was evacuated as a precaution. it won't reopen until friday, august 3rd. firefighters got some help from mother nature in their efforts to contain it. as low winds helped them move the fire back to the containment lines. but a heat advisory is still in effect for the area until 9 tonight.
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( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manditory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- ( marty ) coming up -- bay area activisits are raising money to help those detained by ice... close to their families. we'll tell ( marty ) and after the break... dogs may be a man's best friend.. and a new study shows they may be able to tell how you are feeling. (ácommercialá) you know when you're at ross shopping for backpacks... ...and mom also gets a back-to-school bag? that's yes for less. ross has the brands you want for back to school. and it feels even better when you find them r less. at ross. yes for less.
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you...and mom also gets aoss shoppiback-to-school bag? that's yes for less.
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ross has the brands you want for back to school. and it feels even better when you find them for less. at ross. yes for less. ( marty ) 4 your health... it's often said that dogs are a man ... or woman's best friend. well, a new study shows that your constant companion may even know when you are feeling blue. reid binion has more in today's health did you know that dogs may be perceptive enough to know when
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their owner is upset and take action to help them?a new study finds that regardless of age, breed, or training...dogs are more likely to rush to their owner's side more quickly ... when their owner is tearful or in distress. the small study, published in the journal "learning and behavior" evaluated just 34 dogs researchers found that separated from their owners ran to them much more quickly ... when the owner made crying sounds...versus when the owner hummed the tune "twinkle twinkle little star" or spoke in a normal tone of voice. interestingly, the dogs who were less stressed out overall .... tended to be more helpful. the findings of the study did you know that dogs may did you know ( dave ) live look live look outside... bay
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( marty ) here is a live look at yosemite... the ferguson fire is currently burning near the park.. causing it to be closed until august 3rd. toss to weather. (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal.
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inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens.
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( marty )( marty ) a survivor abducted by a child serial killer in vallejo two decades ago has not only lived to tell her story but is helping make a difference... midsi sanchez created a foundation in her name to raise awareness about child abductions. kron 4's ella sogominan has the story. sot: ella sogomonian//
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@ellasogomonian// "the state of california reports more than 88 thousand kids went missing last year...and about forty of them were abducted by a stranger just like midsi sanchez... so her goal tonight with this car show is to create a fun way to raise money for a serious cause.gold rims, and a candy paint job..it's .a sure sign you're at a car show...this time at gentlman jim's in vallejo. but the event on saturday was for reasons greater than standing out...more than thirty rides were registered to raise money for a foundation launched by midsi sanchez in her name... it's all to help fulfill a dream of hers to prevent the abuse she endured when she was 8 years old at the hands of a child serial killer...and was lucky enough to escape.sot: midsi sanchez, child abduction advocate// "this is something that people don't talk about. we hold in our trauma for so long but once we let that off of our chest and share it for a reason we find strength in that and i find my strength and healing in helping other people and i do that by sharing my story my strength my experience and hope."the midsi sanchez foundation uses animatronic
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puppets to host safety assemblys across public and private schools to teach kids important lessons that may help them avoid such a nightmare.sot: angel rivera, animatronics operator// "i seen her on facebook. i do the puppet thing for cancer kids. so when i seen her doing her thing i figured it would be a good mix together and we could do a good job in schools as far as assemblys."last year more than 88 thousand children were reported missing in the state of california...42 of which were abducted by a stranger like sanchez...who got to meet sanchez only two weeks ago recalls helping in the search when she went missing.sot: john lennon, car show participant// "it feels great to know that shseems mentally okay and is focusing and functiong as a citizen of our community and i feel great to be helping with the donations."each car registered at $25 each and a raffle was held to raise support for the foundation to jumop start their educational tour around local schools.sot: ella sogomonian// @ellasogomonian// "and sanchez's dream is to take the child abduction prevention courses to her former school highland elementary here in vallejo
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before taking it across the country. in vallejo ella sogomonian kron 4 news. ( marty ) a woman recently released from santa rita jail was found dead at the east dublin bart station. officers discovered the woman's body early saturday morning. the 26-year-old had a bump on her head, but no other signs of foul play. jail officials are looking at their records to see if the woman had that bump when she was released from jail. bart police are studying surveillance footage to see if they can learn more about what happened. the case is still under investigation. ( marty ) a man on probation is in jail this morning...after police found him carrying narcotics. colma police posted this photo of the bust that includes narcotics, drug paraphernalia
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and cash found in david meza's san mateo apartment on thursday. officials say meza and his live in girlfriend, alexandria simpson, were both on probation. police say the couple attempted to hide in the apartment to avoid being searched. meza and simpson were arrested and booked into the san mateo county jail on drug charges. ( marty ) in world news... a 6.4 earthquake struck indonesia killing at least 14 people and damaging numerous buildings. the earthquake occurred inland and did not trigger any major waves or tsunamis. witnesses described feeling about 20 seconds of shaking after the initial quake...as well as aftershocks lasting about two hours. the red cross is working to determine how many people are missing, as search and rescue operations continue. ( marty ) still ahead on the kron 4 weekend mornings... the a's are cooling off in the rockies. j-r has a's and giants highlights, next.
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we start sports with what was the red hot oakland athletics. they had won six games in a row up until friday night. that's when they lost. trying to get back on track in the first inning. khris davis at the plate. pop fly to right field. high fly ball...he's got two men on so this is a sacrifice fly right? not so fast. check out the arm and accuracy of carlos gonzalez. a one bouncer to the plate. the ump then says pretty clearly you're gone. but hold the train. this one is coming back. they go to replay. this is what it looks like in slow mo. the umps discuss it and say...no way. he wasn't gone. safe at the plate. a's up one to nothing. bottom of the third though and colorado was just too much. a's down two to one and nolan arenado says good day and good bye. that ball is in the stands.
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athletics go on to lose their second straight four to one. the giants had lost five of their last six going into today's game against the milwaukee brewers. trouble started early on for johnny cueto. top of the second, giants already down one. gives up another rbi hit. two runs would score to make it three to nothing. top of the fourth cueto gives up another base hit. make it four to nothing brew crew. to the fifth we go. cueto is out. relief is in but this wasn't relief. christian yelich says good bye. that ball is gone. check out the fan on this one. he didn't want that ball and threw it back. about the only highlight for the giants came in the bottom of the sixth when nick hundley hit one out. giants though would go on to lose this game seven to one. they have now lost eight of their last ten and are two games below five hundred.
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live look outside... golden gate bridge..
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( marty ) here's a live look at the embaracadero. ( marty ) dave spahr has your forecast... (dave)persistent high pressure centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure
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weakens. ( marty ) we continue our coverage
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of the fire in napa county that has burned 150 acres. this was the scene last night. the steele fire is burning near lake berryessa... and is 50-percent contained. no word on any injuries. at least seven structures have been destroyed. mandatory evacuations have been called for berryessa highlands and pleasure cove. ( marty ) the carr fire burning in redding continues to cause problems for firefighters. the fire has now burned more than 89- thousand acres and is just 5-percent contained. officials say 38-thousand people are dispaced because of the fire. the fire turned deadly friday when two firefighters were killed. we are also learning more about the 3 other people killed in the carr fire. melody bledsoe and her two great-grandchildren were reported missing thursday after bledsoe's home went up in flames. officials confirm they made the grim
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discovery of three bodies saturday afternoon. the family has posted a go-fund-me ( marty ) the cranston fire near palm springs in southern california has burned over 13-thousand acres and 29- percent contained. two firefighters have been injured in this fire. authorities think was intentionally set.. and have arrested one man in connection to that fire. calfire officers arrested 32- year-old, brandon mcglover. they say he set several fires in riverside county... one of them grew into the cranston fire. ( marty ) our coverage of the fires burning throughout the state continues online at kron-4-dot-com. we have all the manadtory evacuations. the latest breaking news from cal fire and maps of the fire areas. you'll also find more video and pictures... it's all on kron-4- dot-com. ( marty ) new this morning... moraga councilwoman jeanette fritzky has announced she is stepping down from her seat as she battles cancer. fritzky
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posted a letter on the town's website. saying she has been battling stage-four lung cancer and no longer has the energy to continue working on the council. fritzy's last meeting will be august 22.. but she has said she will not attend. the moraga town council will discuss whether to appoint someone to fill the remaining two years on her term or to hold a special election. fritzky has served on the council since ( marty ) there's outrage among gun control advocates after a shocking loss in court. a federal judge in austin, texas denied a request that would have prevented a texas company from making blueprints for 3-d printed guns available online. kron 4's hermela aregawi talked with a local mom who is fighting back. a shocking loss for gun control advocateson friday federal judge in austin blocked a measure that would have stopped this guy from posting blueprints for
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3d-printed guns online.in 2013, cody wilson of defense distributed became the first person to publish downloadable designs for 3-d printed firearms.the state department ordered him to stop then. but friday's ruling.. may allow him to restarthelen rosen/moms demand actionwe think this is a really terrible idea. and we're against this and we are urging the state department and secretary of state mike pomepo not to allow this exemption that would make it possible for people to download blueprints for guns onto a 3d printer. and we think it's a terrible idea because it would allow anybody to get a gun. they wouldn't need to get a background check. they wouldn't need to follow any of the gun sensible laws on the state or federal level. so convicted felons, domestic abusers terrorists anybody would be allowed to
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download a gun.wilson's blueprint was downloaded 100-thousand times before the state department got involved. at the time, the obama administration said it was a national security violation because people outside of the u.s. downlaoded the blueprints. but in june of this year.. the trump administration gave wilson the okay helen rosen/moms demand action it's a horrifying idea to me. the reason i joined and got involved with moms demand action is because i was horrified by the idea that my child and any other child i know could go to school and be gunned down at school on any random day. and that's why we are 4.5 million strong with members and volunteers throughout the country trying to stop gun dangerous laws. ( marty ) that was kron 4's hermela awregawi reporting. secretary of state mike pompeo .. says he will take a look at what allowing this would mean...but hasn't comitted to stopping it. cody wilson - the man behind the 3- dprinted guns says he will start making the blueprints available online later this week, on august first. ( marty ) in the east bay... pittsburg police are
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investigating the city's first homicide of the year. polcie say a man shot and killed his roomate.. and is now on the run. kron4's michelle kingston talked with police and has more on where this man may be hiding. (0-15)michelle kingston, i just got off the phone with the victim's wife. she says he did not deserve this.police say the suspect was spotted in san bruno and san leandro last night -- but at this point -- they have no idea where he might be.pamela hoover, neighbor"it was crazy. it was crazy because they had ambulances, fire trucks, they had maybe six or more police officers out here."police say this man -- 61 year old rolando aquino -- shot and killed his roommate -- 61 year old mark gretler -- at about 10 am on friday morning and then took off .. the other roommates in the house say they have no idea where he might be -- and are now afraid for their own safety.neighbors say they never thought áthis would happen here.(47-51) pamela hoover, neighbor"i never seen them violent toward each other and that's what's really surprising."pamela says this is the victim's truck ... sitting out in front of the home.she described him as a nice and helpful neighbor who had only been living here for a few months.we're told
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arguments were often about the suspect's dog and having to share a bathroom -- nothing that should have escalated to this, according to neighbors. pamela hoover, neighbor"you never now what's going on inside a person's mind and i am very sad and sorry that that happened."police say this is pittsburg's first homicide of the year.they're working now to find aquino to put him behind bars.pamela hoover, neighbor"i'm just sorry that it had to come to that altercation to where you can't settle disputes without violence."(1:33-1:48)michelle kingston, mkingstonnewsagain -- police say the suspect was spotted in both san bruno and san leandro.but he is still not in custody.if you see him -- contact police immediately. live in pittsburg michelle kingston kron 4 news
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continue to be transferred out of the west contra costa county jail in richmond... activisits are holding fundraisers to help keep the detainees close to their families. kron four's philippe djegal has more. (philippe) free food -- the attraction. a desire to abolish u-s immigration and customs enforcement -- the main draw.ellen catalina/donor - "i am deeply, deeply, deeply concerned about the plight of children who have been abducted from their parents at the border." ellen catalina -- one of many activists who gathered outside the 16th and mission bart station in san francisco saturday for some barbeque... and to donate money to the
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west county detention facility community fund.ellen catalina/donor and activist- "we just need to, um, keep fighting this fight." overall, the non-profit "freedom for immigrants" has already collected more than 21- thousand dollars. the goal is a half-million. organizers say the money will go to the families of undocumented immigrant detainees held at the detention facility in richmond where protests are stagged every month. the funds will help pay the legal fees associated with attempting to bond detainees out and continue their cases in san francisco immigration court. sara allen/activist- "we want to free people who are basically in concentration camps." earlier this month... the contra costa county sheriff's office canceled its contract to house detainees at the facility in richmond. and, time is
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running out to help detainees before they're tranferred to other locations more than a hundred miles away... and, in some cases out of state. ( marty ) still ahead on kron 4 weekend mornings... it's a busy bay area weekend... we have the san francisco marathon.. the art and soul festival, and the gilroy garlic festival.. what to expect and how it'll impact your weekend plans.
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dave spahr is here with your weather forecast. (dave) persistent high pressure
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centered over the desert southwest and southern california will maintain warm and dry conditions inland. meanwhile, onshore flow and a persistent marine layer will keep temperatures near the ocean and bays a few degrees cooler than normal. inland areas will likely cool slightly starting around midweek as high pressure weakens. ( marty ) happening ( marty ) happening today in the
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south bay... it's day three of the gilroy garlic festival. over the last 39-years... the garlic festival has raised more than 11 and a half million dollars for the community. that helps out non-profits and schools. gates open at 10 this morning. tickets cost 20-dollars for adults. 15 for seniors. kids are 10 dollars -- but 9 and under get in for free. the gilroy garlic fesitval ends tonight. ( marty ) almost everyone owns a cell phone now a days including some people who are forbidden by law to have one. stanley roberts is gives us an inside look at a growing problem in california's prison system and how the department of corrections is handling it.in this edition of people behaving badly. natural sounds of dog
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searching a cell allow me to introduce you to drako, nats: (sound of drako searching a prison cell)drako is a belgian malawa is searching for one particular item that is not permitted in this establishment . and no it''s not drugs it''s something a little different and suprising nats: ambiance (sound of drako sniffing around) but before we get to drako. let me tell you exactly where i am, i''m in prison..yes real prison the kind with barbed wire fences and guard towers and no i''m not an immate at least not yet. nats: ambiance im inside the california department of corrections and rehabilitation medical facility in vacaville were they permitted me to bring my camera into a place where cameras are not normally allowednats: ambiance you see there is a problem in california''s prison system people are smuggling in cell phones to help people in lockup behave badly outside prison walls and that''s where drako comes into playsot: sometimes he''ll bark sometimes hell scratch (drako) no (drako attacks camera) but first i need to get drako to stop attacking my camera nats:
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ambiance that was california department of corrections sgt pile he is drakos handler pile gives drako commands to start searching and drako happily starts looking when something is found drako is awared favorite chew toy and then correctional officers enter search the area where drako hit on and often they find the banned item sot drako has had finds in a few seconds where it owuold take staff a few hour so drako has saved up a lot of work time and a lot of effortfor the record some of the items were purposely hidden in undisclosed locations by correctional officers simply to show drakos ability to sniff out cell phones sot sgt pike he''s found phones inside peanut butter he found phones secreated in buckets that have had different types of odors as fast as different chemacles while the phones that drako found were placed in a cell block for propose of showing us how he works there was an actual finding of an illegal cell phone and it happened here nats drako jumping up and down that's drako alerting his handler that he smelled a cell phone the cell would later be searched by correctional officers to see where the phone is, the phones are often
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smuggled in by visitors and yes even by employees of the prison system in case you''re wondering drako also helps out side of the prison walls so if you are hiding drug or even cell phones you better hope drako is not on the case nats: ambiance a cell phone sniffing dog, that looks for people behaving badly .. classic in vacaville stanley roberts kron 4 news ( marty ) ( marty ) ( marty ) coming up next on kron 4 weekend morning... is this a zebra... or a donkey? one zoo seems to be tricking its visitors.
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are you kidding me? yeah. that's yes for less. and that's what ross always has in store. whoa. (sighs) yes... oh, yeah. get your yes for less at the newest ross store in south santa rosa. this... a zoo in egypt has
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been accused of trying to fool visitors by painting zebra stripes onto a donkey. although the zoo director
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insists the animal is the real thing... its large ears and smudged paint job made some visitors take a second look. ( marty ) a man in colorado was stunned when he realized he had a surprise intruder in his pickup truck. a black bear got into the empty vehicle and got stuck inside. here's footage of the bear running out of the car. the owner of the truck was sleeping when the sound of his car horn began blaring. he got up and checked it out. here's the damage the bear did. sheriffs came and tried tying ropes to the door handles to open it from a distance. but eventually a deputy opened the door and ran as the bear hopped out and darted away. the amazing thing about all this...the bear broke into the car for a piece of gum... ( marty ) a lifeguard in florida is taking the term "experienced" to a whole new level. richard steinfirst
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is 85-years-old - and still saves lives on the job. you might think he's too old...but after you watch him in action, you realize he's the real deal. and he's four times older than most of the lifeguards in bradenton...and he says he trains hard every day. ( marty ) steinfirst's love of the water started in the fifties and since then...he's taught thousands how to swim. he says the basics of lifeguarding are the same anywhere..and doesn't plan to hang up his whistle just yet. adlib seven day. thats kron 4 news weekend for this sunday morning... i'm marty gonzalez. from all of us thanks for watching. our next show is at 8 tonight. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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