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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 3, 2018 4:00am-6:58am PDT

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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. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend.
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after temperatures at stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. 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
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the mid 80's. a cool down into areas will notice to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. 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. toll to 101.
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( robin )the massive wildfires burning in mendocino and lake counties continue to grow in size... forcing new evacuations. right now the mendocino complex river fire is burning to the west of clear lake... and the ranch fire is devouring land north of the lake. the ranch fire that is forcing those new evacuations. they're in effect for long valley, high valley and spring valley. shelters have been established
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in lower lake and middletown... you're told to drive south immediately if you haven't left already. here are the new numbers for the complex fire... the ranch fire is exploding in size...it's now burned almost 84-thousand acres...the river fire is that size... at more than 41 thousand acres. the combined containment is 39 percent.... and 16 homes have now been lost. ( robin )the city of kelseyville is slowly getting back to normal... after some... were given the ok to back return home. the evacuation was lifted tuesday night... after people were asked to immediately leave sunday, due to the medocino complex wildfire. not sure if they're homes were still standing... many who live there say they're grateful for the help of first responders.
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job... you know and people have come together in lake county. i can't believe it.>( robin )right now... those who live in lakeport... are still under mandatory evacuation. ( robin )new video shows the flames from the carr fire twisting into a tornado. the state's biggest wildfire has now extended to more than 200 square miles ... now burning away from populated areas. fueled by wind... the carr fire grew overnight... but firefighters are making some gains against the fire now in its 12-th day. here are the latest numbers. the fire has burned more than 126 thousand acres. and is now 37 percent contained. with a th homes the carr fire is one of the most destructive in california history. it is threatening over 13-hundred homes. ( robin )near yosemite ... the ferguson fire is now in its
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third week.69 thousand acres and is 41 percent contained. two firefighters have been killed battling this fire. yosemite valley is still closed to visitors until at least sunday. ( robin )our coverage of this story continues online at kron4 dot com. there we have an interactive map showing firefighters battling wildfires across the state. plus.. details on which areas are under evacuations... and evacuation center information. you can find all of this on kron4 dot com. ( robin )in the east bay... a bicyclist was killed by a hit and run driver. now police are saying the victim was hit by a big rig. kron 4's ali reid has the story from lafayette. this all happened on a stretch of road, where there's little to no room for error. unfortunately, a bicyclist didn't make it after being hit by a big rig.pkgaround 12:30 thursday afternoon emergency sercices responded to a hit
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and run on 00 block of reliez valley road, near withers road. the bicyclist was on the ground, and treated at the scene by fire and ambulance personnel. needing further attention, he was rushed to john muir medical center, where he later died. this is a very narrow roadway .... and there's no designated bicycle lane. so the space is shared by bicyclists and vehicles alike. it isn't clear what direction the big rig or the victim was heading, but the hit proved to be deadly. police were able to track down the truck and the driver involved. standupat this time the investigation is ongoing. anyone who may have witnessed, or have any information that may help the case is urged to call police.reporting live from lafayette ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. ( robin ) concord p-d identified the person who killed a man in concord last week. 64-year-old michael downie was found dead in his concord home by his friend. the suspect is identified as
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55-year-old terrance boyd dixon. there is no clear motive at this time but police say dixon has a criminal history. police have not yet found dixon... he was last seen driving a stolen blue 20- 13 hyundai. ( robin )a jury has convicted a former uber driver of vehicular manslaughter. syed muzaffar was driving on ellis street in 20-13 when he made a right turn onto polk street in san francisco. that's when he hit and killed six year old sophia liu. the girl's mother and three year old brother were injured. according to court records... after hitting the little girl - he reversed his car back over her body before getting out of the car. he was found guilty after two days of deliberation. ( robin )happening today... the funeral will be held for nia wilson. wilson is the young woman killed back on july 22nd at the macarthur bart station. her sister was also injured in the attack, which bart police say appears to be random. john
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cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the funeral starts at eleven in the morning-- and will be held at the "acts full gospel church" in oakland. her funeral comes after her family announced wednesday... that they are suing bart. ( robin )after tons of backlash over rider safety on bart... the transit system is hiring more police officers. however... they are struggling to fill the open positions at a time when violent crime is on the rise. kron4's haaziq madyun brings us the latest. a quick glance at some of the starting police salaries in cities along the bart transit system shows bart police at the bottomfremont police officer $99,146daly city police officer $85,776concord police $85,488union city police officer $72,096bart police officer $67,821sot
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"when i came into the department 26 years ago it was the highest paid in the area"> that is no longerse t and the lower pay scale is having an impact on hiring new officers which is directly linked to keeping passengers safe says the president of bart police officers association officer keith garciasot
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for all of our officers, to try to fill the gaps. but i hope that the public is going to understand that we didn't get here overnight. the deficiency in the number of officers took a very long time, years, to get to, and it's going to take some time to resolve it">in pleasant hill haaziq madyun kron4news (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ...a daycare shutdown - after a police raid the place. we tell you what officers found inside... and why the owner says... they're not the one to blame. (robin)plus... a bay area mayor is turning to businesses to help solve the homeless problem there... by creating designated encampment sites. (robin)antimes at the d-m-v. we'll tell you what the agency is doing starting this weekend... to help visitors. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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my name is cynthia haynes and i am a senior public safety specialist for pg&e. my job is to help educate our first responders on how to deal with natural gas and electric emergencies. everyday when we go to work we want everyone to work safely and come home safely. once i moved here i didn w i livecommunity.e in auburn,ls i love that people in this community are willing to come together to make a difference for other people's lives. together, we're building a better california. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas
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will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) starting tomorrow... more
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d-m-v offices are opening for saturday service this weeeknd. that brings the total of california offices with saturday service - to 60. four of the locations are here in the bay area... daly city, fairfield, novato, and vallejo. the offices will be open from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and all services except behind- the-wheel exams will be provided. the expanded saturday service is part of the department's effort to ease the long wait times in field offices. d-m-v offices will remain closed on
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sunday. you can get more details on our website... kron4 dot com. ( robin )in the north bay... police arrested a man they believe vandalized nine businesses in san rafael. the tagging adds up to six thousand five hundred dollars of damage to these businesses. through surveillance video... officers were able to identify 20 year old timothy goetze as a suspect. goetze is in the marin county jail for vandalism exceeding 400-dollars. ( robin )also in the north bay... a mill valley man is behind bars -- booked on theft and drug charges... involving fentanyl. in the process - he may have exposed his mother to legal problems --- related to possibly running an illegal daycare center in her own home. kron four's philippe djegal has the story. (philippe) for the past few weeks... 27-year-old hank mulholland's mother, betsy, says her son has been living in this room in her home on meadow drive with his girlfriend... before they planned to move to seattle. it's on the opposite end of
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the house to the room out of which betsy has operated a daycare service for 30 years called "cozy kid care." several law enforcement agencies served a search warrant here wednesday morning...betsy/suspect's mother- "the daycare had nothing to do with my son." investigators say what appears to be the power drug fentanyl -- was found in the home, and that no one living here has a prescription for it. betsy disputes the drug was actually ever in the house... rather that police found the drug's in her son's car -- away from the daycare. still the city of mill valley shutdown the daycare after learning betsy does not have the proper permits to operate the business within city limits... though she says she does have a state license. besty/suspect's mother- "i've never known i needed a mill valley city license in any daycare, small. i have a small daycare. any small daycare that i know of does not have this information." police were led to mulholland after identifying him as a suspect in four thefts reported at supermarkets and drugs stores in san rafael, mill valley and
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other parts of the county. the thefts happened at the end of may through mid-july. san rafael police sergeant lisa holdon says he got away with more than 17-thousand dollars worth of nicorete gum and other health supplements. his parents say their son is a drug addict.. police say it's unclear if he's a drug dealer.sgt. lisa holdon/srpd- "its certainly concerning that there was a daycare being operated in a location where a person possess narcotics." besty/suspect's mother- "i mean, i think this will be, you know, a good lesson for him." as for mulholland... he remains at the marin county jail... where he was booked for grand theft... and, his mother and father say they have no plans on bailing him out. in mill valley, philippe djegal, kron four news. ( robin ) the mother of a missing iowa college student is making a plea to get her daughter back. mollie tibbetts' family is offering a 172-thousand dollar reward to get her back. we heard from the family live yesterday
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morning. tibbetts vanished nearly 2 weeks ago. she spent her childhood in oakland. the family says evidence shows tibbetts was doing homework on her computer... mollie's mom says she knew right away something bad had happened. ( robin )meanwhile... investigators say a woman who was spotted in missouri at a truck stop is ánot tibbetts. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... an unidentified man found dead. now police need your help figureing out who he is. hear what police believe he was doing... just days before he was found.
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. we have the latest from an oscar winner, and reunions on the big and small screens. here's david daniel with the hollywood minute. "there are days when you wonder... what your role is in this country... and what your future is in it."here's your first look at "if beale street could talk," oscar-winning
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filmmaker barry jenkins' follow-up to "moonlight," and based on the critically- acclaimed novel by james baldwin: that's his voice-over in the trailer. the drama hits theaters in november.ben affleck and matt damon are teaming up again, to tell an amazing true story that's gone viral recently: how an ex- policeman allegedly stole millions of dollars by rigging the mcdonald's "monopoly" game. affleck is set to direct, damon to star, and both to produce."neither of us is looking for a career at this..."right.""...in hosting or in comedy."that was brad paisley and carrie underwood, back in two-thousand-eight: the first time the country stars hosted the c-m-a awards. since then, it's become a pretty regular side gig, if not a career: the pair is set to return for their 11th straight year hosting the show. they'll resume their very familiar roles in nashville november 14th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... one bay area mayor is backing
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homeless encampment sites... and they're looking to big businesses to help fund the idea. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news i am extremely proud of jackie, gaby and stephanie. we worked with pg&e to save energy because we wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights! those three young ladies were teaching the whole school about energy efficiency. we actually saved $50,000. and that's just one school, two semesters, three girls. together, we're building a better california. in on your morning forecast.
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be
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that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. no major hot spots. bay less th the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive 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 ) the santa clara county medical examiner needs help identifying a john doe. this a sketch of what the man looks like. he also has several distinct tattoos. the coroner's office believes the man was between 20 and 25 years old. his
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body was found along indian wells court in san jose on june 19th. (robin) new this morning... a napa woman pleads "no contest" to setting 11 fires near lake berryessa. those fires were set between 2015 and last year. debra ann windholz was arrested back in december. she will be sentenced next month. as part of her plea agreement... she will have to register as an arson offender. ( robin )police are asking for help identifying a man... spotted on camera stealing a car from a mountain view driveway. this is newly released surveilance video from a july 22nd incident. cameras at a home on san lucas avenue caught this man walking up to a parked honda c-r-v yesterday. police say the man unlocked the car and then spent about 20 seconds getting the car to start before driving away. mountain view police say if you have any information about this
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suspect, call them immediately. ( robin )in the east bay... richmond's mayor is turning to businesses to help solve the homeless problem there... by asking for funding. kron 4s hermela aregawi has the details. a unique solution to a common problem..richmond's mayor is asking the city's largest employers to help house the homeless... by funding a city- sanctioned encampment. mayor tom butt/richmondwe all drive by these homeless encampments and you know, it tugs at our heart strings, and it's like, you know, i wish we can do something. what can we do? over the weekend mayor butt reached out to 10 companies, t 150-thousand dollars each.the money would support a tent city with food, bathrooms as well as mental health and substance abuse services.. an alternative to traditional shelters. butt/richmondthe problem s.
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posessions. pets and partners. and most homeless shelters don't allow those. so by doing something like this you can allow people to bring those with them. and they'll be much more inclined to go there. the mayor says at last count, there are about 270 people in richmond that are permanently homeless. this 1.5 million proposal would get them off the streets... and provide a meaningful way for corporations to give back. mayor tom butt/richmondall these large corporations, they just got a big tax cut from trump. you know instead of giving their ceo a $150,000 homeless...it's not a tax i'm not trying to compel them to do it. i'm just saying look, you want to do something for your fellow men, women, children, here's an opportunity, we'll work with you. ( robin )that was kron 4s hermela aregawi reporting.
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the mayor says.. he sent out the letters over the weekend, but hasn't heard anything back yet. he says he's also reached out to some of the largest charities and foundations in richmond asking for their help. ( robin )california's attorney general has filed suit against the trump administation... over it's plan to freeze fuel mileage standards for auto makers in 20-20. the administration also wants to revoke the state of california's right to set it's own tougher fuel mileage standards. the reasoning on the rollback.... to make new, safer cars less expensive. the spokesperson for bay area air quality management district says... consumers worried about pollution... should let their wallets do the talking.
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their cars will be less fuel efficiant. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... controversy brewing in the east bay... after plans of placing a marijuana dispensary next to a youth center. youth center.next to a youth center. (ácommercialá) ( robin )the bay area is very
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bike friendly... however there are some locations where cyclist are required to get off their bkes... and put one foot in front of the other. unfortunallty that is easier said than done. kron 4s stanley roberts explains... in this edition of people behaving badly. excuse me, excuse me, excuse
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me, we heard you the first time if you build it they will behaving badly i just made that up... but i like it! bike whizzes bycase in point, this pedestrian slash bike tunnel under the california ave caltrain tracks in the city palo alto where there is only one rule. walk your bike, and no motor driven cycles.. ok that two rules but i'm only focusing on one ambiance someone drew walk your bike on the ground, and there are black and white regulatory signs at booth entrances.that some cyclist apparently believe is just a suggestion listen to this one man who didn't what to show his face i've been cursed out, i've been hit with the bicycles, pushed out out of the way i watch them hit umm push away young people, children unfortunately, more often than not people remain on their bikes and they driver through and you sorta hear the spokes going and you have to move over to the side to let them through outside of the signs, the city installed these
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barricades to basically force the riders to walk their bikes bike whizzing by that didn't work. then i saw this rider coming up and decided to have a chat to see thats going on ((you got a moment?)) ah sure ((so i notice you rode your bike through the tunnel)) yea, ((you see those)) ah sure ((what does that mean)) i don't know . ((you don't know what that sign right there means?)) i do now. ((so how many times have you been through here before?)) a couple times i just started using my bike this week again, you never noticed all those signs, says walk bike i'm looking forward, i'm not looking up. ((looking forward))..ok thank you so there you have it the city need to put those signs forward instead of up . oh wait. palo alto is very bike friendly, in fact many people believe the first bike lanes were built here however that distinction belongs to the city of davis way back in 1967 that being said palo alto built the first bike
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boulevard ambiance free to rid bike lane, just not on the sidewalk or at any of the tunnelsalhought one lady told me the walk your bike rule was stupid..so you think the law is stupid? i do and just to be fair many of the riders i saw did walk their bikes but some saw me recording then they dismountedambiance oh and for the record walk you bike means both feet on the ground causing you to move by putting one foot in front of the other... just in case there is some confusion as to what walk your bike means people behaving badly because they are endangering other by not following the signs... in palo alto stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin)(robin)coming up on the kron four morning news.... people in one bay a neighborhood are upset... over what cal-train is planning to install near homes.
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i'm april kennedy and i'm an arborist with pg&e in the sierras. since the onset of the drought, more than 129 million trees have died in california. pg&e prunes and removes over a million trees every year to ensure that hazardous trees can't impact power lines. and since the onset of the drought we've doubled our efforts. i grew up in the forests out in this area and honestly it's heartbreaking to see all these trees dying. what guides me is ensuring that the public is going to be safer and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at
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the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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toll to 101. ( robin )in burlingame... neighbors are concerned about plans to build a power sub-station near their homes. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. as part of it's almost two billion dollar plan to install electric train service along the penisula, caltrains needs to penisula, along the train service install electric dollar plan to almost two billion as part of it's as part of it's almost two billion dollar plan to install electric train service along the penisula, caltrains needs to build 10 power substations.. like this one. . . along the route. one of the power paralleling stations needs to be placed in burlingame near california drive, but neighbors in the area are not thrilled about having a 60 foot electrical tower near their homes.sotwell the place is close to a lot of
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residences. so yeah, it has the neighborhood stirred up. but caltrains may have already taken steps to address the problem. after hearing from neighbors and consulting with the city of burlingame, the transit agency has identified a new location for the tower. the new site would be across the tracks from the original location near a city of burlingame faclity in a mostly industrial area. there are still details to iron out, but neighbors we talked to on thursday seemed happy with the change.sotas a neighbor here i would say that getting it away from the neighborhood. out side of the residential area would be best. that's why we have zoning laws.a final decision on the new tower location could happen later this month.caltrains hopes to begin service on it's new electric trains in 2022.in san mateo county, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( robin )in palo alto - relief is coming for the traffic ue
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months, 14 traffic signals, now managed by three different entities, palo alto, east palo alto and caltrans, will by synchronized. the fact that isn't happening nowhas resulted in rush hour gridlock. it's hoped the action will also reduce problems like impatient drivers running lights... or cutting through neighborhoods like crescent park. ( robin ) the project will be complete in about a year - and could reduce traffic 20 to 40 percent. ( robin )the first cannabis dispensary to open up in the city of martinez.... is facing backlash from the community over the location of a proposed pot store. it would be in the same building as a youth gym where hundreds
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of kids are training and getting exercise. kron 4's gabe slate has the story. this is the 4800 block of sunrise drive in martinez.on the left is the power endurance youth gym, on the right is where the firefly medicinal cannabis dispensary, will open its doors, if the city council approves. it will be the first pot dispensary in martinez and the only one of neighboring east bay cities so it's likely to get a lot of traffic. the two businesses the youth gym and the dispensary would share a building share a wall their front doors are 30 feet apart. sound from - maurice jones-drew - owner power endurance gym - martinez "why here, there will kids here, we are be bullied out" maurice jones-drew is an ex nfl player, he grew up in pinole, played for the raiders, he says he recently opened up the power endurance gym to inspire kids in the area.. get them training and exercising. sound from - maurice jones-drew - owner power endurance gym - martinez "i am not against pot " maurice says his gym trains all ages but over 60% of the people they
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train are minors. he has over 300 elementary aged kids coming in daily. maurice says a lot of the parents of those kids are not comfortable with the idea of a dispensary next door. sound from - maurice jones-drew - owner power endurance gym - martinez "it may end our busniess " the cannabis dispensary passed the planning commision of martinez who recommended to the city council to allow it to move in next to endurance gym the next step will be a public hearing before city council likely in the beginning of september. the firefly medicinal cannabis dispensary could not be reached for comment. in martinez gabe slate kron 4 news
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(robin) coming up at 5 on the kron four morning news... if you plan on using bart this weekend... expect some closures. we tell you which stations won't be open... coming up in the next hour. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas
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will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. (robin) no major hot 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 ) ( robin )coming up at 5 on the kron 4 morning news.... the
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family of nia wilson... set to celebrate her life this morning at her funeral... only days after filing a lawsuit against bart... for her deadly attack. ( robin )plus... wildfires continue to spread across california. stay tuned for an update on the destruction... and the latest evacuation orders. ( robin )and... you may experience shorter wait times at the d-m-v. we'll tell you what the agency is doing starting this weekend... to help visitors... in a live report. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá ( darya )
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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...
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) a big story this morning... new evacuation orders are in now effect because of the mendocino complex fire... while some evacuees are returning home.( darya ) the mendocino complex fire is made up of 2 fires. one is the ranch fire -- which has grown in size to almost 84-thousand acres. the other is the river fire -- which has burned more than 41-thousand acres. flames have burned a total of 125-thousand acres. containment is at 39-percent. the fires have destroyed 16 homes... about 82-hundred buildings are threatened. ( james ) here is a better look at where those fires are burning. the river fire is burning to the west of clear lake... and the ranch fire is
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devouring land north of the lake. the ranch fire is forcing those new evacuations. they're in effect for long valley... high valley and spring valley. shelters are set up in lower lake and middletown. ( james ) the city of kelseyville is slowly getting back to normal... now that evacuees are returning home. the evacuation order was lifted tuesday night. the mendocino complex fire forced the entire town -- of about 33- hundred people -- out on sunday night. those who are now back home are grateful for the help of first responders. ( james )( james ) right now... those who live in lakeport are still under mandatory evacuation orders. ( darya ) new video shows flames from the carr fire twisting into a tornado.
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the more than 126- the more than 126-thousand acre fire is burning áaway from populated areas. here is a look at the latest numbers. the carr fire is now 37-percent contained. this fire has killed 6 people... including 2 firefighters. the carr fire has also destroyed more than a thousamend right now... flames are threatening 13-hundred buildings. ( darya ) a rare sign of hope is found in the middle of the carr fire's destruction. the alameda county fire department shared this picture on social media of an american flag -- flying un-damaged -- at the whiskeytown cemetery in
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redding. the area has been decimated by the deadly carr fire. crews lowered the flag to half-staff in honor of the firefighters who lost their ( darya ) and near yosemite ... the ferguson fire is now in its third week. the fire has now burned more than 69 thousand acres. and is 41 percent contained. two firefighters have been killed battling this fire. yosemite valley is still closed to visitors until at least sunday. the wildfire is crushing businesses in the area... many cafes and stores that are normally packed with tourists this time of year are empty. ( james ) the smoke from all the the smoke from all the wildfires has triggered an air quality warning for the bay area. john shrable tells us all about it.
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it. us all about shrable tells john the bay area.warning for air quality triggered an wildfires has triggered an air quality warning for the bay area. john shrable tells us all about it.
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( james ) happening tomorrow... more d-m-v offices will be opening for saturday services. ( darya ) four locations are here in the bay area. kron 4's sara stinson joins us live from daly city this morning... sara?
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i'm live here at the daly city d-m-v which is one of 60 locations that starting this weekend will be open on saturdays.on average people wait up to three hours in line at the d-m-v...officials hope this will make the experience at each office quickier and easier.the d-m-v first introduced saturday hours in june at the pleasanton location.and other locations such as san jose and oakland claremont have extended hours. the agency blames the long delays on the new federal mandated security upgrades on driver licenses and identification cards.the new hours will cost the d-m-v 220 million dollars to hire more employees to help accomodate the millions of people who will need to upgrade within the next five years.starting tomorrow 60 different locations will be open from eight in the morning until five in the afternoon.the d-m-v will remain closed on sundays.live in daly city, sara stinson, kron 4 news.##
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( james ) thanks sara. ( james ) in the east bay... a bicyclist is killed in a hit- and-run. police say the victim was hit by a big rig. the crash happened around 12:30 yesterday afternoon on the 18-hundred block of reliez valley road in lafayette. this is a very narrow roadway... and there's no designated bike lane. it isn't clear which direction the big rig -- or the victim --- was heading. police were able to track down the truck and the driver involved.
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right now... they are asking witnesses to come forward. ( darya ) happening today... a funeral will be held for 18-year-old nia wilson. wilson was killed back on july 22nd at the macarthur bart station. she was stabbed in the neck. her sister was also hurt in the attack... which bart police say appears to be random. john cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the funeral starts at 11 this morning and will be held at the "acts full gospel church" in oakland. on wednesday... the wilson family annouced they are suing bart. ( darya ) the santa clara county medical examiner needs help identifying a john doe. this a sketch of what the man looks like. he also has several distinct tattoos. the coroner's office believes the man was between 20 and 25 years old. his body was found along indian
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wells court in san jose on june 19th. ( darya ) two oakland police officers are out of the hospital this morning after being in a crash with two people suspected of armed robbery. the crash happened at ninth avenue and east 12th street while the police were chasing the car. the police officers were taken to the hospital with injuries and were later released. the two people in the car that the officers were chasing... were arrested and taken to the hospital. there is no word on their condition. ( james ) a man suspected of killing a 17-year-old boy in santa cruz county back in 2004 is back in the u-s after being extradited from mexico. this is video of mario lozano being brought back to watsonville yesterday. he is accused of killing isaac guzman back in 2004. police say guzman was waiting for his dad to pick him up from school when he was killed. police say lozano was 18 at the time of the murder and that he left for mexico just days later. lozano will make his first court appearance later today. ( james ) a heads up for
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bart riders tomorrow... crews will be doing some track repair between the 19th street station and west oakland. a-c transit will provide áfree bus service between the stations. the trip should take about 10 to 15 minutes. trains will not run between the west oakland and lake merritt stations either. the work will be done tomorrow and sunday. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a man busted for drugs gets his mom in trouble... now her daycare is in danger. ( james ) plus... a teen saved from sex trafficking... gets the chance to thank the ( james ) and after the break... floodwaters in arizona wash away a car. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street
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do your thing. with energy upgrade california. take a look at this... a car --stranded in flood waters in arizona. the empty car was parked near a creek... rain caused the water to rise... and those floodwaters then carried the car away. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the
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90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures rebound 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's.
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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. to 101. ( darya ) in the north bay... a mill valley man is behind bars -- on theft and drug charges involving fentanyl.( james ) but he may have exposed his mother to legal problems. she's now accused of running an illegal daycare in her home. kron
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4's philippe djegal has the story. for the past few weeks... 27-year-old hank mulholland's mother, betsy, says her son has been living in this room in her home on meadow drive with his girlfriend... before they planned to move to seattle. it's on the opposite end of the house to the room out of which betsy has operated a daycare service for 30 years called "cozy kid care." several law enforcement agencies served a search warrant here wednesday morning...betsy/suspect's mother- "the daycare had nothing to do with my son." investigators say what appears to be the power drug fentanyl -- was found in the home, and that no one living here has a prescription for it. betsy disputes the drug was actually ever in the house... rather that police found the drug's in her son's car -- away from the daycare. still the city of mill valley shutdown the daycare after learning betsy does not have the proper permits to operate the business within city limits... though she says she does have a state license. besty/suspect's mother- "i've never known i needed a mill
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valley city license in any daycare, small. i have a small daycare. any small daycare that i know of does not have this information." police were led to mulholland after identifying him as a suspect in four thefts reported at supermarkets and drugs stores in san rafael, mill valley and other parts of the county. the thefts happened at the end of may through mid-july. san rafael police sergeant lisa holdon says he got away with more than 17-thousand dollars worth of nicorete gum and other health supplements. his parents say their son is a drug addict.. police say it's unclear if he's a drug dealer.sgt. lisa holdon/srpd- "its certainly concerning that there was a daycare being operated in a location where a person possess narcotics." besty/suspect's mother- "i mean, i think this will be, you know, a good lesson for him." as for mulholland... he remains at the marin county jail... where he was booked for grand and, his mother and father say they have no plans on bailing him out. in mill valley, philippe djegal, kron four news.
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( james )of a missing iowa college to get her daughter back. mollie tibbetts' family is offering a 172-thousand dollar reward to get her back. we heard from the family live yesterday morning. tibbetts vanished nearly 2 weeks ago. she spent her childhood in oakland. the family says evidence shows tibbetts was doing homework on her computer... after going for a jog. authorities won't confirm or deny that - saying they don't want to reveal too much. but tibbetts mom says she knew right away something bad had happened. ( james ) meanwhile... investigators say a woman who was spotted in missouri at a truck stop is ánot tibbetts. ( darya ) a sex trafficking victim was able to
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thank her rescuer after being saved back in june. ivan crisostomo was on his normal postal delivery schedule when he heard crying form behind bushes. that's when he found a 16-year-old girl.. he says she was crying and said they were coming to get her. crisostomo then realized the girl had just escaped being held captive. crisostomo stayed with crystal until police arrived... but now he's getting to see the teen again. crystal got to thank crisostomo for stepping in.. she says she'll always be grateful for him. ( darya ) crisostomo is a father of four... and he said his instincts kicked in when
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he saw crystal.. he added he considers helping people part of his everyday duties. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... controversy over a new pot dispensary in the east bay. now.. a former n-f-l player is weighing in. ( darya ) and after the break... one of the best neighborhoods in the entire country is in the south bay. (ácommercialá)
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country is in san jose.( james ) that's according to a real estate research firm. they looked at more than 10-thousand neighborhoods in the u-s.( darya ) they factored in schools, crime, unemployment rates and home price appreciation when coming up with the list. san jose's union neighborhood came in at number 3. the number one neighborhood can be found in naples, florida. neighborhoods in mobile, alamaba... charlotte, north carolina and denver also made the top five. ( james ) coming up next... one east bay city is working on an alternative to traditional homeless shelters. ( lydia ) more than one-thousand sunnyvale students will start the school year off with new supplies.
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... major hot spotnb 380 at andrade rd all but the left lane closed. no delays sb after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's.
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( darya ) in the east bay... richmond's mayor is turning to businesses to after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. ( darya ) in the east bay... richmond's mayor
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is turning to businesses to help solve the homeless problem.. by asking some of the biggest companies to fund a city-sanctioned homless encampment. mayor tom butt has reached out to 10 companies.. including amazon, walmart, chevron and kaiser.. asking them to chip in about 150-thousand dollars each. the money would support a tent city with food.. bathrooms... as well as mental health and substance abuse services... an alternative to traditional shelters.
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11 fires near lake berryessa. those fires were set between 2015 and last year. debra ann windholz was arrested back in december. she will be sentenced next month. as part of her plea agreement... she will have to register as an arson offender. ( james ) concord police have identified a murder suspect... now they need help finding him. the suspect is identified as 55-year-old terrance boyd dixon. he's accused of killing 64-year-old michael downie. there is no clear motive at this time... but police say dixon has a criminal history. he was last seen driving a stolen blue 2013 hyundai veloster. ( james ) a jury has convicted a former uber driver of vehicular manslaughter. syed muzaffar was driving on ellis street on new year's eve in 20-13,,, when he made a right turn onto polk street in san francisco. that's when he hit and killed six year old sophia liu. the girl's mother and three year old brother were injured. after hitting the girl...
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muzaffar reversed his car and backed over her body before getting out. he was found guilty after two days of deliberation. ( darya ) the city of martinez.... is facing backlash from the community over its proposed location. if the city council approves the "firefly medicinal dispensary".... it would open right next to the power endurance youth gym. the two businesses would share a building... and their front doors would only be 30 feet apart. maurice jones-drew is an ex n-f-l player. he grew up in pinole and played for the raiders. he says he opened up the power endurance gym to inspire kids. now... he's worried about the dispensary being so close. ( darya ) the city council will hold a public hearing on the gym in september. ( darya ) in burglingame...
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neighbors are relieved that caltrains heard their concerns about building a power substation close to homes. caltrains is working to install a power station as part of a massive effort to bring electric train station to the pennisula. but neighbors but neighbors thought the 60 foot electrical tower was too close. so caltrains found a new location for the tower.. across the tracks from the original location. the final decision on the new tower location could happen later this month. ( james ) happening today... santa rosa police will be holding active shooter training exercises at piner high school.. for the 3rd and final time. there is no threat to the community. the drill will be from 8 this morning until 5 tonight. a similar drill was held at the school last week and the week before. officials say there will be several
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police cars... ambulances... and fire engines at the high school...and you may hear loud sounds. again this is just a drill and there is no threat. ( james ) police are asking for help identifying the man... spotted on camera stealing a car from a mountain view driveway. this is newly released surveilance video from the july 22nd crime. around 4:40 that morning... cameras at a home on san lucas avenue caught this man walking up to a parked honda c-r-v. police say the man unlocked the car... and drove off. mountain view police say if you have any information about this man... give them a call. ( darya ) happening today... more than one-thousand sunnyvale students will start the school year off with new supplies. ( james ) 'head to toe' is hosting its annual backpack day... and that's where we find kron 4's lydia pantazes this morning...
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... president trump versus the ac-l-u. this morning... both sides are hoping the other takes the lead in reuniting deported parents with their children. ( james )after his death... a family learns their father was a hero. ( james ) and next... a bartender gets a 1-thousand
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dollar tip. now... she's raising money to do good for her entire community. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( robin ) major hot spotnb 380 at andrade rd all but the left lane closed. no delays sb bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. after a slight cool after a slight cool down
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yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. ( darya ) the service ( darya ) ( darya ) the service must have been really good... because an indiana bartender got a thousand dollar tip from the couple she was serving.( james ) anna hofstetter told them that she's a single mom and works three jobs to provide for her two kids. along with the tip... the couple left a note on the receipt.. saying give something for the kids.( darya ) so she's using the money to build a new skate park for áall the kids in the community. so far.. she's raised a
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total of 120-thousand dollars for the project. ( james ) coming up after the break... a big loss for the giants... pablo sandoval is now out for the rest of the season. (ácommercialá) ( robin ) checking bay
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area roads before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.major hot spotnb 380 at andrade rd all but the left lane closed. no delays sb
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. ( james ) ( james ) a big story this
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morning... the trump administration and the a-c-l-u
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have very different ideas on reuniting hundreds of children with their deported parents... after they were separated at the u.s.-mexico border. the trump administration wants the a-c-l-u to take the lead. it's asking the a-c-l-u to use its resources to find parents in their home countries. the aclu... which has sued on behalf of separated parents... is calling on the administration to do the work. as of last week... more than 400 children -- whose parents were deported -- were in u-s custody. ( darya ) a mystery is solved in sacramento county. it started back in 1987... when a father went missing.( james ) now... 30 years later... we know that man died a hero. ben deci has the story. james ray miller wasn't always a good guy. but he died a hero... only no one knew about it for 30 years.sot - kristene feldhaus/daughter"everybody said he had such a good heart, was a very good person. but when he drank... it was
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different jim."that's miller's daughter on the phone with us from ames, iowa. the last time she saw her dad, she was three years old. she has clearer memories though of the fbi coming to look for him after he was accused of robbing a bank teller at gun point for a little more than $2,000.miller went on the run.sot - "if he was alive, i wanted him to know that he had grandkids." and in the digital age, she found a tool to find him. it's called namus... the national missing and unidentified persons system. sot since 1987 the yolo county sheriff had been using namus, looking for a hero... an unidentified man who jumped into the sacramento river at the tower bridge lifted the platform in error.a pickup full of three people went into the water because of the mistake- and the unidentified hero went in
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after to save them. but he died. years ago the yolo county coroner entered what information they had about that man into the namus data base... having no idea that another state's bank robber was their unidentified hero. sot - "she's like... we found your dad. and i was like, gasp! glory be! it felt really good. but it was also just like... i was just really proud of him."feldhaus said she had been browsing namus obsessively. and when she got a hunch that the tower bridge hero was really her father, dna evidence eventually proved her hunch to be right. ( darya ) the computer system "namus" was launched back in 20-09 to help families find missing loved ones through the national database. ( darya ) bay area baseball... the giants
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are in the desert... for a big series against the first place arizona diamondbacks.( james ) and game 1 went to the giants. it was the battle of the ace pitchers -- zack grienke versus madison bumgarner. top of the first... evan longoria hit a solo home run... giving the giants a 1-0 nothing. and top of the fifth... mad-bum helped himself at the plate... driving in a run to give the giants a 2-1 lead. giants win this one 8-1. game 2 of this 4 game series is tonight. first pitch is 6:40. ( darya ) after losing johnny cueto to tommy john surgery earlier this week... the san francisco giants have now lost pablo sandoval. sandoval will undergo hamstring surgery and will be out for the rest of the season. an m-r-i revealed that sandoval's right hamstring has a significant tear.onsunday...a into home. sandoval immediately grabbed his right hamstring as he walked back to the dugout.
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( james ) coming up after the break... an action-comedy and a childhood classic are now in theaters. (ácommercialá)
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( james ) "christopher robin" hits theaters today. this time around christopher robin is a family man -- played by ewan mcgregor. after a surprise
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visit from his old friend winnie the pooh -- he travels back to the hundred acre wood. "christopher robin" is rated "p-g." ( james ) also in theaters this weekend... "the spy who dumped me." mila kunis and kate mckinnon star as "audrey" and "morgan"... who team up to save the world in this action-comedy. "the spy who dumped me" is rated "r." ( darya ) coming up in the next hour... the family of nia wilson will celebrate her life later this morning... days after filing a lawsuit ( darya ) plus... wildfires lead to new evacuations... while some families are allowed to return home. ( darya ) and... you may experience shorter wait times at the d-m-v. we'll tell you what the agency is doing starting this weekend... to help visitors... in a live report.
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♪ 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 mercedes-benz dealer. mercedes-benz. the best or nothing. im standing by for a live report. ( james ) and fires up north ... impacting bay area skies this morning. ( darya ) and more than one-thousand bay area students will start the school year off with new supplies. (darya) good (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. we begin this morning with important information ... the smoke from the wildfires up north ... has triggered an air quality warning for the bay area that will go through the weekend.(
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darya ) lets turn it over to john shrable for more on that. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a big story this morning... new evacuation orders are in now effect cause
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complex fire... while some evacuees are returning home.( darya ) the mendocino complex fire is made up of 2 fires. one is the ranch fire -- which has grown in size to almost 84-thousand acres. the other is the river fire -- which has burned more than 41-thousand acres. flames have burned a total of 125-thousand acres. containment is at 39-percent. the fires have destroyed 16 homes... about 82-hundred buildings are threatened. ( james ) here is a better look at where those fires are burning. the river fire is burning to the west of clear lake... and the ranch fire is devouring land north of the lake. the ranch fire is forcing those new evacuations. they're in effect for long valley... high valley and spring valley. shelters are set up in lower lake and middletown. ( james ) the city of kelseyville is slowly getting back to normal... now that evacuees are returning home. the evacuation order was
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lifted tuesday night. the mendocino complex fire forced the entire town -- of about 33- hundred people -- out on sunday night. those who are now back home are grateful for the help of first responders. ( james ) right now... those who live in lakeport are still under mandatory orders. ( darya ) new video shows flames from the carr fire twisting into a tornado. the more than 126-thousand acre fire is burning áaway from populated areas. here is a look at the latest numbers. the carr fire is now 37-percent contained. this fire has killed 6 people... including 2 firefighters. the carr
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fire has also destroyed more than a thousand homes. right now... flames are ( darya ) a rare sign of hope is found in the middle of the carr fire's destruction. the alameda county fire department shared this picture on social media of an american flag -- flying un-damaged -- at the whiskeytown cemetery in redding. the area has been decimated by the deadly carr fire. crews lowered the flag to half-staff in honor of the firefighters who lost their lives. ( darya ) and near yosemite ... the ferguson fire is now in its third week. the fire has now burned more than 69 thousand acres. and is 41 percent contained. two firefighters have been killed battling this fire. yosemite valley is still closed to visitors until at least sunday. the wildfire is crushing businesses in the area... many cafes and stores that are normally packed with tourists this time of year ( james ) happening
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tomorrow... more d-m-v s saturday services. ( darya ) four locations are here in the bay area. kron 4's sara stinson joins us live from daly city this morning... sara? i'm live here at the daly city d-m-v which is one of 60 locations that starting this weekend will be open on saturdays.on average people wait up to three hours in line at the d-m-v...officials hope this will make the experience at each office quickier and easier.the d-m-v first introduced saturday hours in june at the pleasanton location.and other locations such as san jose and oakland the agency blames the long delays on the new federal mandated security upgrades on hours will cost the d-m-v 220 million dollars
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the millions of people who will need to upgrade within the next five years.starting tomorrow 60 different locations will be open from eight in the morning until five in the afternoon.the d-m-v will remain closed on sundays.live in daly city, sara stinson, kron 4 news.##
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( james ) thanks sara. ( james ) in the east bay... a bicyclist is killed in a hit-and-run. police say the victim was hit by a big rig. the crash happened around 12:30 yesterday afternoon on the 18-hundred block of reliez valley road in lafayette. this is a very narrow roadway... and there's no designated bike lane. it isn't clear which direction the big rig -- or the victim --- was heading. police were able to track down the truck and the driver involved. right now... they are asking witnesses to come forward. ( darya ) happening today... a funeral will be held for 18-year-old nia wilson. wilson was killed back on july 22nd at the macarthur bart station.
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she was stabbed in the neck. her sister was also hurt in the attack... which bart police say appears to be random. john cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the funeral starts at 11 this morning and will be held at the "acts full gospel church" in oakland. on wednesday... the wilson family annouced they are suing bart. ( darya ) the santa clara county medical examiner needs help identifying a john doe. this a sketch of what the man looks like. he also has several distinct tattoos. the coroner's office believes the man was between 20 and 25 years old. his body was found along indian wells court in san jose on june 19th. ( darya ) two oakland police officers are out of the hospital this morning after being in a crash with two people suspected of armed robbery.d east 12th street while the police were chasing the car.
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the police officers were taken to the hospital with injuries and were later released. the two people in the car that the officers were chasing... were arrested and taken to the hospital. there is no word on their condition. ( james ) a man suspected of killing a 17-year-old boy in santa cruz county back in 2004 is back in the u-s after being extradited from mexico. this is video of mario lozano being brought back to watsonville yesterday. he is accused of killing isaac guzman back in 2004. police say guzman was waiting for his dad to pick him up from school when he was killed. police say lozano was 18 at the time of the murder and that he left for mexico just days later. lozano will make his first court appearance later today. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a man busted for drugs gets his mom in trouble... now her daycare is in danger. ( james ) plus... a teen saved from sex trafficking... gets the chance to thank the man who rescued her. ( james ) and station closures are impacting bart this weekend. we'll break down what you need to know. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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weather and traffic this moin no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. after a slight cool down
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yesterday temperatures maze to sf. min from the less then 30 bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures
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inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. ( james ) ( james ) a heads up ( james )
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( james ) a heads up for bart riders tomorrow... crews will be making track repairs between the 19th street station and west oakland. a-c transit will provide áfree bus service between the stations. the trip should take about 10 to 15 minutes. trains will not run between the west oakland and lake merritt stations either. the work will be done tomorrow and sunday. ( darya )(ááálandingááá) the bart police department is hiring... but the transit agency is struggling to fill the open positions at a time when violent crime is on the rise. kron4's haaziq madyun has details. bart currently has 156 patrol officers but the police department is budgeted for 176 officerssot
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garcia/bart police officers' association: "i think we need to get up to full staffing. to do that we need to get a market based salary, something that's competitive to attract people and keep the people we have">a quick glance at some of the starting police salaries in cities along the bart transit system shows bart police at the bottomfremont police officer $99,146daly city police officer $85,776 concord police $85,488union city police officer $72,096 bart police officer $67,821sot the lower pay scale is having an impact on hiring new officers which is directly linked to keeping passengers safesot
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allen/bart board of directors: " but i hope that the public is going to understand that we didn't get here overnight. the deficiency in the number of officers took a very long time, years, to get to, and it's going to take some time to resolve it">in pleasant hill haaziq madyun kron4news ( darya )a mill valley man is behind bars this morning... after being arrested for theft and drug charges. but things took a turn when police discovered áhis mother... was running a daycare out of her home without the proper permits. it happened wednesday morning when police went to the home to serve 27-year-old hank mulholland a search warrant. mulholland had been living in his mother's home for the past few weeks with his girlfriend. his mom... who did not want to camera... has been operat"cozy kid care" in her home for the past 30-years. she claims that she ádoes have a state license... and says her business.. has nothing to do with her son.
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needed a mill valley city license in any daycare, small. i have a small daycare. any small daycare that i know of does not have this information.">( darya )after searching the home police found fentanyl inside. police say mulholland remains at the marin county jail where he was booked for grand theft. the city has since shut down the day care. mulholland's mother and father say they have no plans on bailing their son out of jail. ( james ) the mother of a missing iowa college student is making a plea to get her daughter back. mollie tibbetts' family is offering a 172-thousand dollar reward to get her back. we heard from the family live yesterday morning. tibbetts vanished nearly 2 weeks ago. she spent her childhood in oakland. the family says evidence shows tibbetts was doing homework on her computer... after going for a jog. authorities won't confirm or deny that - saying they don't
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want to reveal too much. but tibbetts mom says she knew right away something bad had happened. ( james ) meanwhile... investigators say a woman who was spotted in missouri at a truck stop is missouri at a truck stop is ánot tibbetts. ( darya ) a sex trafficking victim was able to thank her rescuer after being saved back in june. ivan crisostomo was on his normal postal delivery schedule when he heard crying form behind bushes. that's when he found a 16-year-old girl.. he says she was crying and said they were coming to get her. crisostomo then realized the girl had just escaped being held captive. crisostomo stayed with crystal until police arrived... but now he's getting to see the teen again. crystal got to thank crisostomo for stepping in..
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she says she'll always be grateful for him. ( darya ) crisostomo is a father of four... and he said his instincts kicked in when he saw crystal.. he added he considers helping people part of his everyday duties. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... controversy over a new pot dispensary in the east bay. now.. a former n-f-l player says "not in my neighborhood." ( darya ) plus ... outrage from rapper big sean ... after colin kaepernick's name is censored from the music in the newest 'madden football' video game.
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after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident in oakland wb 24 ain the tunnel. accident in san mateo wb 92 at 101.
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( darya ) former 49ers quarterback colin kaepernick is at the center of another controversy ... and this one involves a redwood city based video game company.( james ) employees at e-a sports censored part the sound-track for madden n-f-l 19. the rapper big sean mentions kaepernick on a track ... but kap's name was censored. big sean tweeted ... calling the edit apalling ... as if he said a curse word.he says kaepernick is not a curse he's a gift. kap responded ... thanking big sean for having his back.( darya ) ea sports have released a statement saying they messed
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up.they said employees mistakenly thought they didn't have the rights to include his name in the game ... since kaep is not a featured player in the game. e-a says a game update to fix the issue will be out on monday ... and they meant no disrespect to kaepernick, the artists and the n-f-l. ( james ) coming up next... one east bay city is working on an alternative to traditional homeless shelters. ( lydia ) more than one-thousand sunnyvale students will start the school year off with new supplies.
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... after a slight cool after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while
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temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. accident in okalnad wb 24 in the caldecott tunnel. accident in san matoe wb 92 at 101matoe wb 92 at 101
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( darya ) in the east bay... richmond's mayor is turning to businesses to help solve the homeless problem.. by asking some of the biggest companies to fund a city-sanctioned homless encampment. mayor tom butt has reached out to 10 companies.. including amazon, walmart, chevron and kaiser.. asking them to chip in about 150-thousand dollars each. the money would support a tent city with food.. bathrooms... as well as mental health and substance abuse services... an alternative to traditional shelters.
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they'll be much more inclined to go there.>( darya ) the mayor says at last count there are about 270 people in richmond who are permanently homeless. ( darya ) new this morning... a napa woman pleads "no ntto setting 11 fires near lake berryessa. those fires were set between 2015 and last year. debra ann windholz was arrested back in december. she will be sentenced next month. as part of her plea agreement... she will have to register as an arson offender. ( james ) concord police have identified a homicide suspect... now they need help finding him. the suspect is identified as 55-year-old terrance boyd dixon. he's accused of killing 64-year-old michael downie. there is no clear motive at this time... but police say dixon has a criminal history. dixon was last seen driving a stolen blue 2013 hyundai veloster. ( james ) a jury has convicted a former uber driver of vehicular manslaughter.
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syed muzaffar was driving on ellis street on new year's eve in 20-13,,, when he made a right turn onto polk street in san francisco. that's when he hit and killed six year old sophia liu. the girl's mother and three year old brother were injured. after hitting the girl... muzaffar reversed his car and backed over her body before getting out. he was found guilty after two days of deliberation. ( darya ) a former n-f-l player is fighting against the opening of a pot dispensary in martinez. if the city council approves the "firefly medicinal dispensary".... it would open right next to the power endurance youth gym. former raider maurice jones-drew opened up the power endurance gym to inspire kids. now... he's worried about the dispensary being so close. ( darya ) the city council will the city
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council will hold a public hearing on the gym in september. ( darya ) happening today... more than one-thousand sunnyvale students will start the school year off with new supplies. ( james ) 'head to toe' is hosting is annual backpack day... and that's where we find kron 4's lydia pantazes this morning...
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will with you through out the morning. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... president trump versus the ac-l-u. the fight over immigrant children seperated from their parents. ( james ) plus ... the trump administration wants to roll back car now the state of california is fighting back. ( james ) and ayesha curry
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shares adorable new photos of her baby boy. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)
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yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's. ( james ) steph curry is on the hot seat ... as ayesha curry shares new pictures of her "little man."( darya )"little man."pictures of her shares new ayesha curry seat ... as is on the hot steph curry ( james )( james ) steph curry is on the hot seat ... as ayesha curry shares new pictures of her "little man."( darya ) baby canon is now one month old.in her new instagram post ... ayesha says she is in love ... and that steph curry has some competition as her "little man" canon stole her heart. canon was born on
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july 2nd.he has two older sisters in riley and ryan. ( james ) coming up after the break... changes are coming palo alto that could relieve traffic within the city.we'll explain. january 21st is squirrel appreciation day.
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weather and traffic...
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. after a slight cool down yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today whilthe coast remai the 50's to 70's inland areas will notice a cool down into the mid 80's.
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( darya ) on the peninsula ... relief is coming for the traffic congestion on university avenue in palo alto. in the next few months, 14 traffic signals, now managed by three different entities, palo alto, east palo alto and caltrans, will by synchronized. the fact that isn't happening now has resulted in rush hour gridlock. the project will be finished in about a year - and could reduce traffic 20 to 40 percent.. ( james ) the trump administration has announced its intention to to roll back car emissions standards.... and the state of california is pushing back. kron4's maureen kelly explains what's at stake. it's a move that critics say
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will cause more of this.....dirty air....and cause consumers to spend more at the pump....the trump administation says they want to freeze an obama era environmental regulation requiring car manufacturers to make vehicles more fuel efficant. they also want to revoke the state of california's right to set it's own tougher fuel mileage standards. california's attorney general has filed suit, along with 16 ther states, to stop them. we intend to stand firm and protect the existing clean car standards that our nation has in place, and california will protect its waiver to continue to lead the fight to have cleaner air and cleaner burning vehicles."the trump adminstation says they want to freezing fuel mileage standards coming into play in the year 2020....because they believe requiring car makers to meet standards tougher than than will cost consumers more....which will translate into more people not trading up into new, safer models. the
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former chair of the state's republican party believes it strikes a better balance. they think it'll say consumers i have $1 trillion and save 12,000 lives because later cars are less safe the key to all regulations is striking the right balance and it could be that the obama administration regulations we're going to far, reduce safety without much of a return when it came to pollutionthe spokesperson for bay area air quality management district says consumers worried about pollution should let their wallets do the talking..we need the public throughout california and here in the bay area to transition to clean vehicles, electric vehicles, hydrogen fuel cell vehicles anything that's not a gasoline powered vehicle. saying that's the only way we will reduce the air pollution problems we have. maureen kelly kron4 news ( james ) a big story this morning... the trump administration and the a-c-l-u have very different ideas on reuniting hundreds of children with their deported parents...
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after they were separated at the u.s.-mexico border. the trump administration wants the a-c-l-u to take the lead. it's asking the a-c-l-u to use its resources to find parents in their home countries. the aclu... which has sued on behalf of separated parents... is calling on the administration to do the work. as of last week... more than 400 children -- whose parents were deported -- were in u-s custody. ( darya ) bay area baseball... the giants are in the desert... for a big series against the first place arizona diamondbacks.( james ) and game 1 went to the giants. it was the battle of the ace pitchers -- zack grienke versus madison bumgarner. top of the first... evan longoria hit a solo home run... giving the giants a 1-0 nothing. and top of the fifth... mad-bum helped himself at the plate... driving in a run to give the giants a 2-1 lead. giants
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win this one 8-1. game 2 of this 4 game series is tonight. first pitch is 6:40. ( darya ) after losing johnny cueto to tommy john surgery earlier this week... the san francisco giants have now lost pablo now lost pablo sandoval. sandoval will undergo hamstring surgery and will be out for the rest of the season. an m-r-i revealed that sandoval's right hamstring has a significant tear. he got hurt on sunday...after sliding into home. sandoval immediately grabbed his right hamstring as he walked back to the dugout. ( james ) still ahead ... saying thanks with a smile and a snack.this little boy is bringing joy to police departments across the country. ( james ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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yesterday temperatures inland rebound today back into the 90's for some areas. skies will again be seen as hazy inland and will continue to be that way through the weekend. after today while temperatures at the coast remain stable in the 50's ( 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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( james ) that is 10 year old tyler carach ... thanking police officers in alaska with donuts. now known as "donut boy" ... he is traveling to thank police departments all across the u-s. he started his journey two years ago in florida. tyler and his mother have visited 34 states so far. up next -- washington state. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour... the family of nia wilson will celebrate her life later this morning... days after filing a lawsuit against bart over her death. ( darya ) plus... wildfires lead to new evacuations... while some families are allowed to return home. ( darya ) and... you may experience shorter wait times at the d-m-v. we'll tell you what the agency is doing starting this weekend... to help visitors... in a live
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report. 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. i we worked with pg&eof to save energy because wenie.
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wanted to help the school. they would put these signs on the door to let the teacher know you didn't cut off the light. the teachers, they would call us the energy patrol. so they would be like, here they come, turn off your lights! those three young ladies were teaching the whole school about energy efficiency. we actually saved $50,000. and that's just one school, two semesters, three girls. together, we're building a better california. this morning on the kron 4 morning news... more evacuations ordered as the fire up north are now impacting bay area skies. the d-m-v office hours could help alleviate long lines this weekend.im standing by for a live report. ( darya ) and major closures on bart could impact your weekend plans. (darya) good (darya) good morning i'm darya
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folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...

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