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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 7, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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morning and 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. much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple
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degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge
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drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) happening ( robin ) happening now... the mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfrie in state history. the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283-
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thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have beedestroyed. more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. mandatory evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county. kron 4's j-r stone has the latest on the evacuations. sot i'm 83 years old and i'm frustratedfrustrated because the mendocino complex fire continues to burn in lake, colusa mendocino counties. this is video shot by those with the alameda county fire department who were working to save a cabin during this firefight on goat mountain in the mendocino national forest. shirley murray says her family is out of state which mean she's sleeping in the gym at middletown high school.sot i've been here for 46 years and never experienced anything like this.496 evacuees are still in shelters in both lake an mendocino counties. some of
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those folks are sleeping outside in tents. monday morning frustration grew among evacuees at at least one shelter. multiple messages were sent to kron 4 news saying that the red cross ran out of breakfast food. those with the red cross admit there were some problems monday morning but it was fixed by lunch time.sotall of these evacuees are eager to go home but doing their best to stay patient.sotsotsot ( robin ) ( robin ) that was j-r stone
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reporting for us this morning. we are also tracking other wildfires burning across the state. in mariposa county... the ferguson fire has forced yosemite national park... to stay shut down indefinitely. so far, the fire has burned more than 94- thousand acres... and is now 39-percent contained. the wildfire broke out 25- days ago -- and crews are continuing to make progess. while some evacuation orders have been lifted... many areas e still evacuated this morning. ( robin ) in shasta county...the deadly carr fire has now burned more than 164- thousand acres. but it is now 47% contained. it is destroyed more than one thousand homes. 12-hundred buildings are still threatened this morning. so far 7 people have died in this fire.
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( robin ) we have new video of the donnell fire which is burning in stanislaus county just north of yosemite. right now that fire has burned more than 13-thousand acres and is just two percent contained. 400 firefighters are battling this fire from the air and the ground. the cause is still under investigation. ( robin ) another big story we are following this morning... we have learned the idenity of the man who was shot and killed on the bay bridge. we brought this to you as breaking news yesterday morning. police say 31- year-old darryl stinnette from texas was shot and killed right now police are still searching for the shooter. kron 4's ali reid has the latest. this shooter is still on the loose tonight ..and law enforcement is urging drivers to be cautious and on the lookkout .... while on the road.pkga deadly shooting in the early morning hours led to a parking lot on the eastern span of the bay bridge .... the 37 wasn't moving, we actually made another lane on the shoulder so we could get off to go to the ferry building
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determined to get to the city, some commuters opted for the ferry. for those stuck on the bridge ... it took hours before there was any movement. it's a dangerous time period we're inc-h-p says a suspect pulled up to this black mitsubishi s-u-v, and opened fire. killing the driver and injuring 2 passengers inside.i guess this is the wave of the future now. we're gonna be stuck in pileups like this as peoples aggression get out of controlthe mitsubishi spiraled out of control and crashed into a honda while the attacker sped off. authorities are still on the hunt.suspect vehicle we believe is going to be a silver or gray sedan or small suv. during the hours long investigation, a number of drivers left their vehicles stranded and continued on to their destination on foot. by the time lanes reopened, those vehicles had to be towed. commuters tonight ... still on edge after the deadly shooting. there isn't anything being
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taken into action for gun control so these incidents will keep happeningthose guys lives are changed forever when it's something people can fix if they took a breath and walk awaystandupthis shooting was the second on a bay area freeway in the last 24 hours. the gunman in sunday's incident is also still on the loose.reporting live from san francisco ... ali reid ... kron 4 news ( robin ) a former school employee in napa has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography. 74-year-old charles kennedy was arrested in american canyon. kennedy is a retired instructional assistant at napa valley college and saint helena high school. police computers seized from kennedy's home contained pictures and videos of child pornography. kennedy is due back in court later this month. ( robin ) happening tonight... national night out events will be held all across the bay rea to help
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build a bond between law enforcement and the communities they serve. this is video from last year's event in martinez. police officers and deputies hope events like this will help build a better relationship with the community. ( robin ) happening today... the milpitas unified school district will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new mabel mattos elementary school. it will be the 10th elementary school in the district. this is video showing the construction of the school. the school is on the 17-hundred block of mccandless drive. the school will start by serving 238 students with an emphasis on lower grades. another expansion project for the school could be completed by august of 2020. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... new technology at san jose mineta airport is now being used to keep travelers safe. (robin) plus... gar prices are on the decline. how much you can expect to pay as you head out the door this morning. (robin) and after the break... we are learning more
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about the 4 bay area victims killed in a southern california plane crash. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge.
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much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple
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degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. 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.no major hot
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( robin ) this morning we are learning more information about the 5 people killed in a southern california plane crash. four of the victims were from the bay area and three worked for the same danville real estate office. as kron4's maureen kelly reports ... the victims include a married couple ... and a mother and son. where devastated by where devastated by the loss our whole organization is grieving were thinking primarily of the family and the kids and those were left behindit's a day of mourning here at the pacific union real estate office.where three of the victims
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worked.....62 year old floria hakimi, floria had dedicated her life to the service of others, continuing education she had just begun to learn sanskrit29 year old nasim ghanadan..also helped manage her famlies rental propertieswas just a joy, probably the light of the office42 year old lara shepard who joined the office a year and a half ago after moving from piedmont. it's hard to think of three people who loved they did more than floria nasim and laura they just in capsulated everything there is in the good in people lara's husband scott, a real estate developer and pilot of the 414 cessna also died in the crash. they leave behind two children, ages 5 & 7. he had a passion for flying, he had been flying for years he had to he was a very accomplished pilot and they were going down to la for a real estate conferencethe
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fifth passenger was 32 year old passenger was 32 year old navid hakimi....floria's son. the la based videographer and dj helped make his mother's real estate videos. he leaves behind a two year old son as well as his brother, floria's other son. you always hear of things like this pay attention. plane crash five people died and and comes home, and is people you and have worked daypacific union's ceo says they are working to establish a fund for the crash victim's immediate families members. maureen kelly kron4 news ( robin ) in the south bay... the san jose airport is planning to expand the use of facial recognition cameras. the airport is the first on the west coast to use the cameras. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. well, here at mineta san jose international airport, the airport began using facial biotmetrics back in june and the airport says the technology has already made a difference.since june
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passengers arriving at the international terminal in san jose have been required to look into a special biometric facial recognition camera. the camera captures a digital image of the person and compares it to a database to quickly identify the passenger. the airport claims that the use of the camera has reduced the average wait time at international arrivals by several minutes.airport officials say that in recent years, the number of passengers arriving at the international terminal has more than doubled from 199,900 in 2015 to 438,800 in 2017. they are hoping the new facial recognition cameras along with a 8.2 million dollar upgrade to the international terminal will help keep the airport running smoothly.soti think it could workon monday, we asked travelers at the international gate what they thought of the new cameras. mary brohey thinks it's a good idea.sotfor me, i'm in an airport all the time. . several times a month. . so anything that can speed things up the process is a good thing.brandon angelo
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thinks the camera's were bound to happen. he just hopes that the privacy of passengers is respected.soti think it's an inevitable safety level that needs to be set up in these places, as long as the info doesn't get shared beyond the airport.finally, the airpor hopes to expand the system to include the departing gates starting this fall.in san jose, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( robin ) police near modesto, are looking for two men who beat a sikh man and spray- painted a racist message on his truck. police are calling it a hate crime. the victim says he was putting up campaign signs when two men attacked him. he says the men ambushed him... and hit him in the head... shoulders and neck. he says the men screamed at him to "go back to your country" before spray- painting the same message and a white supremacist symbol on his truck. ( robin ) stanislaus county deputies say
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the assault is "a random despicable act" that's being investigated as a hate crime. ( robin ) for your money... california gas prices are dropping. they've gone down almost 12 cents since memorial day. but californians are still paying the highest prices in the nation the average price for gas in california hit 3-62 today. for san francisco it's even higher at 3-77. san jose drivers are paying about 3-66. and in oakland the average cost is about the same at 3-67. ( robin ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... bay area firefighters capture stunning video of the wildfire devastation in shasta county how the footage could bring government help to the area faster. (robin) and here's a live look outside. welcome back to the kron
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four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... a big screen "tough guy" talks tough off-screen and a superstar
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signs up to play a stripper. david daniel has that story and more in today's hollywood minute. "the beast's hide is too thick to be pierced from the outside. i must cut through it from the inside.""huh?""drax" is a fighter in the "guardians of the galaxy" movies... and now the actor who plays him is fighting for the franchise's writer-director. marvel fired james gunn after conservative activists found old, offensive tweets of gunn's. now dave bautista tells the website "short-list," if marvel doesn'use gunn's already- completed script for "guardians three," he'll ask marvel to release him from his contract. bautista calls gunn "one of the kindest, most decent people i've met."(nat) jennifer lopez is headed back to the big screen. she's signed to star in "hustlers," based on a magazine article about former new york strip club workers who plotted to steal tens of thousands of dollars from their rich clients. lopez will play a former stripper and the leader of the group."i don't talk a lot at school, but if people talked to me and stuff, they'd find out that i'm, like, really funny and cool and talkative."the critically-
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acclaimed movie "eighth grade" is rated "r," for language and some sexual material. so actual eighth graders, and most other teenagers, can't see it without an adult... except this week! wednesday (8/8), the film's distributor, a-24, is holding free screenings across the u-s, with no rating enforced. tickets are first come, first served -- information at this-is dot-eighth-grade dot-movie. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a new bart safety plan is now in effect but not all riders are convinced that it is a good thing. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning
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forecast. much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures
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will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) happening now... the
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mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfrie in state history. the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283-thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have been destroyed. more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. mandatory evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county. ( robin ) after several recent attacks against passengers... the bart police department is now in a
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mandatory emergency staffing mode. as kron4's haaziq madyun tells us... it's part of a proposed bart safety and security plan. bart police are now in emergency staffing mode. there will be more officers patrolling on bart trains. the plan is getting mixed reviews from bart passengerssot"i certainly hope that the police are available when there is an incident but i hope that we don"t end up with a system with heavy police presence around regular customers on an ordinary day">sot"i hear a lot of screaming and yelling on bart, a lot of the homeless do that so it does make me a little fearful">sot"i think there is probably enough cops. i would say hire probably more, something in between? citizen observer type of thing">the increased police presence is a part bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan says the transit agency spokesperson alicia trostsot
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emergency staffing which means they are going to work six days a week. on your day off you're basically riding trains all day and making sure the public sees you. the idea is to immediately increase police presence. not just on the system but specifically on trains and on platforms">sot bart deputy chief lance haight explains why trains and stations in oakland and san francisco are key areas of focus during the emergency staffing periodsot some of the other features of the proposed safety and security plan includes making it harder to by pass fare gates, adding a second proof of payment team during evenings commute and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart police. bart general manager grace crunican will present the plan to bart's board of directors on thursday...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news ( robin ) in the east
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bay... an el cerrito man is arrested for trying to meet a teen girl for sex. police say john vinoya was actually talking to an undercover officer... when he set up a meeting at a home. police arrested vinoya when he showed up at the home. he's now facing a number of charges... including attempted lewd acts with a child. ( robin ) the modesto man who was planning a christmas day bombing on san francisco's pier 39 ... has been sentenced to 15- years in prison. 27-year old everitt aaron jameson admitted that he tried to aid a terrorist organization. the ex- marine planned the attacks with undercover f-b-i agents... thinking they were an islamic state group. investigators say he offered money to the organization and even offered to carry out violent attacks himself. jameson's attorney argued that he had been having second thoughts and did not actually take steps to follow through with his plan. ( robin ) a santa rosa man was arrested after allegedly ingesting methamphetamine
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before he threw a firework under a sonoma county sheriff's deputy's patrol car in guernville. investigators say 22-year-old tristan proto threw the explosive under the cruiser... because he doesn't like the sheriff's office. the deputy was in the safeway store on main street when the firework exploded under his car. proto was arrested for using an explosive with intent to injure... and violating ( robin ) this year's deadly and destructive wildfire season is leading some firefighters to find new ways to help fire victims. recreational drones are now being used by firefighters in menlo park to map fire zones and assess damage. the menlo park drone squad is now logging the video from several flights late last week. firefighters say the drone video will help fema process claims and get people back into their homes faster.
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standing and right next door everything is gone.... some are compeltely wipe out.">( robin ) fire officials say... the city of redding will be posting some of the drone video of damage from the carr fire on its website for anyone who wants to see it. ( robin ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... an entire bay area mobile home park has been without power since firday... now people living there want the owner to do more to help. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero.
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( robin ) drivers are parking in strange places in order to get out of the way of street sweepers. kron 4's stanley roberts explains in this edition of people behaving badly. sound of street sweeper it's street cleaning day in the excelsior district of san francisco, it's a day which happens just about everywhere in the city sound of sweeper passing by there is usually a 2 hour window for the sweeper to sweep, and during that time residents must move their cars, trucks and motorcycles so during street cleaning day you will find two things cars double parked on the opposite side of the street and cars,
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parked on the sidewalk and in most cases they are blocking the entire sidewalk which can be annoying because you have to get into the street, and this is the city, there is a lot of crazy drivers and when i have to go into the street people almost sideswipe me. there is a rumor floating around that says you can legally park on the sidewalk during street cleaning days ((what's the longest you have to wait?)) 40 minutes, i mean not that long i asked if people complain about all the cars on the sidewalk with that happens no it's expected, you know when you live in the city this is what you expect...everybody knowswhat if i told you it is never legal to park on the sidewalk if you car is sitting past your property line the rule is simple, if you know the sweeper is coming, you can stop on the sidewalk but just for a moment, as long as you stay in the car however in the excelsior district and many other districts around san francisco it's common practice because many people have converted their garages into living quarters so now there are more cars on the street. nats: ambiance so i guess you might wonder, why doesn't the parking enforcement officer
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rolling by simply rite a bunch of tickets we their responsibility is to tag all the cars parked on the street but know this if any parking enforcement officer see you parking in the sidewalk you can be issued a ticket on the fly which basically means you'll get a ticket in the mail so while you can leave your refrigerator on the sidewalk (actually you can't do that either) you are not permitted to park on the sidewalk for the record, exiting the car for any reason is considered parkingin san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... researchers discover a way that might help you get your kids to eat more veggies. (ácommercialá)
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nacho fries are back at taco bell. the ads are everywhere with mexican spices and warm nacho cheese sauce. one things for sure. the future is nacho fries! nacho fries are back. [bong!] now serving at taco bell. island is getting ready for hurricane hector... which is a category- four storm. hector is expected to pass just south of the big island... but it will still have an impact. the national weather service says gusty winds... rough surf... coastal flooding and strong rip currents are all possible. (robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into
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the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more
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sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) a mobile home park in vacaville is without power and residents there say it's been that way since friday. they claim the owner of the park isn't doing enough to help them. kron4's michelle kingston has the latest. pkg)(mk)ánatsáthat buzz is the sound of generators working hard to cool just some of the
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homes in this vacaville mobile home park glenda biondi, vacaville"it's 94 degrees in my house right now and we can't cook."residents here have been without power since friday.ben maria, vacaville "lost all my food ... my animals are suffering."el matador mobile home park residents say the office didn't address the issue until monday afternoon -- when they each received áthis letter. glenda biondi, vacaville"no one has come door to door. no one has checked on anyone. no one is making sure that all the residents in the park are ok."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"people here are obviously very upset to not have power during these very warm summer days, but they say the way the office is handling it is making it that much worse. so, we stopped by to see if they would answer when we knocked on the door, but nobody was inside. just this note on the window that says there is no info on the power problem yet."kevin quaintance, vacaville"it's the middle of summer. august. we need power." we reached out to pacific gas and electric today. they tell us the el matador mobile home
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park is on a master meter -- owned by the person who runs the park. pg and e says the park had an issue on their end but didn't ask for a disconnect until today -- four days after residents lost power. because we were unable to reach the owner of the park -- we are not sure what the issue was exactly ... but we do know -- people here are hot and irritated by how staff is handling the situation.ben maria, vacaville"they said there's no compensation for motel, anything, generators. not doing anything to help? no."kevin quaintance, vacaville "seems like a lawsuits pending."in vacaville michelle kingston kron 4 news ( robin ) the áprettiest town in california is carmel-by-the-sea. that's according to "architectural digest." the magazine cites the town's "sugar-white sand beaches ... cobblestone alleys ... and cottages." carmel cottage inn is home to one of the oldest buildings in
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carmel -- log haven. it's a real log cabin... and it's more than 100 years old. ( robin ) how much your child eats could depend on what type of plate they use. a new study found that kids using segmented plates would eat more vegetables. researchers observed more than 200 children at a preschool with an average age of just under four. they found that on days when kids used the plates, they served themselves slightly more vegetables -- and ate more -- than when using the usual plain white plates. researchers say it could be a tool to encourage children toward healthier eating habits early life. ( robin ) now to bay area baseball... and the giants were just one out away from a win... but instead... fans went home disappointed. in the bottom of the 6th... brandon crawford hit a solo home run... giving the giants a 1-0 lead. but in the top
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of the 9th with 2 outs... the astros' marwin gonzalez hit a 3 run home run off will smith. the astros win this one 3 to 1. the two teams face off again this afternoon. first pitch is 12:45. ( robin ) before the game... a small fire broke out at a-t-and-t park. it happened at "murph's guinness clubhouse pub." the concession stand is behind the home plate area. by the time firefighters got to the park... the fire was out. large fans were brought in to get the smoke out of the stadium. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... a young boy's wish comes true... the dream he got to live out in his own backyard. a 12- year old
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connecticut boy couldn't go to fenway park... so the 'make a wish' foundation brought the park to him. it was a surprising backyard
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transformation that left the child... his family and even organizers amazed. this is little fenway. the backyard transformation was a dream come true for 12-year-old thomas hastings. the boy's dad says this all started with make-a-wish volunteer paula musgrave. she has led the charge for roughly 75 wishes over the past 19 years. and musgrave says meeting the kids helps keep her grounded. ( robin ) musgrave does not plan on giving up on giving back anytime soon. she says she has another 20 years of granting wishes ahead of her. ( robin ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... the mendocino complex fire is now
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the largest in california's history and it is expected to get even bigger. we have the latest coming up at the top of the hour. ( robin ) and 24 hours after a man is shot and killed on the bay bridge... we now know his identity... and the shooter is still on the ( robin ) and new technology at san jose mineta airport is now being used to keep travelers safe. (ácommercialá) jardiance asked- and now you know. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill proven to both reduce the risk of cardiovascular death for adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease... ...and lower a1c, with diet and exercise. jardiance can cause serious side effects including dehydration. this may cause you to feel dizzy, faint, or lightheaded, or weak upon standing. ketoacidosis is a serious side effect that may be fatal. symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness, and trouble breathing. stop taking jardiance and call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of ketoacidosis or an allergic reaction. symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash,
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temperatures will yesterday today's much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast
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high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) a big story this morning... we now know the name of the person killed on the bay bridge yesterday morning.. ( darya ) kron
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4's lydia pantazes joins us live now with the latest. lydia? ( lydia )his name is darryl stinnette.a 31-year old man from mesquite texas.((vo))the shooting happened at around 2:35 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of interstate 80 just west of the treasure island exit. stinnette was killed in the shooting.there were three people inside the suv that stinnette was driving.his two passengers were taken to san francisco general hospital. one person was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon. the second person remains in the hospital in fair condition.a total of three cars were involved: one suspect car and two victim cars.the shooting reportedly caused stinnettes suv in lane 5 to swerve and collide with a sedan driving in lane 3. investigators still haven't released a motive for the shooting.reporting live in san francisco, lydia pantazes
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kron4 news. ( james ) happening now... the mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfrie in state history. the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283-thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have been destroyed. more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. mandatory evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county. kron 4's j-r stone has the latest. sot i'm 83 years old and i'm frustratedfrustrated because the mendocino complex fire continues to burn in lake, colusa mendocino counties. this is video shot by those with the alameda county fire department who were working to save a cabin during this
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firefight on goat mountain in the mendocino national forest. shirley murray says her family is out of state which mean she's sleeping in the gym at middletown high school.sot i've been here for 46 years and never experienced anything like this.496 evacuees are still in shelters in both lake an mendocino counties. some of those folks are sleeping outside in tents. monday morning frustration grew among evacuees at at least one shelter. multiple messages were sent to kron 4 news saying that the red cross ran out of breakfast food. those with the red cross admit there were some problems monday morning but it was fixed by lunch time.all of these evacuees are eager to go home but doing their best to stay patient.
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( james )( james ) stone reporting. we are also tracking other wildfires burning across the state. in mariposa county... the ferguson fire has forced yosemite national park to stay shut down indefinitely. so far... the fire has burned more than 94-thousand acres... and is now 39-percent contained. the wildfire broke out 25-days ago -- and crews are continuing to make progess. while some
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evacuation orders have been lifted... many areas are still evacuated this morning. ( james ) in shasta county...the deadly carr fire has now burned more than 164- thousand acres. but it is now 47% contained. it is destroyed more than one thousand homes. 2-hundred buildings are still threatened this morning. so far 7 people have died in this fire. ( james ) we have new video of the donnell fire which is burning in stanislaus county... just north of yosemite. right now... that fire has burned more than 13-thousand acres and is just two percent contained. 400 firefighters are battling this fire from the air and the ground. ( darya ) new this morning. the father of mollie tibbitts says he believes his daughter is still alive and is with someone she knows. the 20 year old university of iowa student, who is from oakland, has been missing since july 18th. rob tibbitts told reporters last night that he believes mollie is with someone she
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knows and they are in over their head. he says he doesn't think the person who she is with intended to harm her. tibbetts was reported missing after she didn't show up to work. right now, investigators are interviewing sex offenders who live within the area of her home. police say they have interviewed more than 200 people. ( darya ) we are learning new information about the five victims in the deadly plane crash in southern california. three of the victims worked at the pacific union real estate office in danville. 62-year-old floria hakimi.. 29-year-old nasim ghanadan and 42-year-old lara shepard who just joined the company a year and a half ago. lara's husband scott was the pilot of the plane. the fifth victim was 32-year-old navid hakimi.. floria's son. they were heading to l-a for a real estate conference. pacific union says the company is devastated by the loss.
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laura they just in capsulated everything there is in the good in people>( darya ) pacific union's ceo says they are opening a fund to help the crash victim's families. ( darya ) a former school employee in napa has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography. 74-year-old charles kennedy was arrested in american canyon. kennedy is a retired instructional assistant at napa valley college and saint helena high school. police computers seized from kennedy's home contained pictures and videos of child pornography. kennedy is due back in court later this month. ( james ) happening tonight... national night out events will be held all across the bay rea to help build a bond between police departments and the communities they serve. this is video from last year's event in martinez. police officers hope events like this will help build a better relationship with the community. ( james ) happening today... the milpitas unified school district will
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hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new mabel mattos elementary school. it will be the 10th elementary school in the district. this is video showing the construction of the school on mccandless drive. the school will open to 238 students with an emphasis on lower grades. an expansion to the school could be complete by 2020. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a new bart safety plan is now in effect... but not all riders are convinced that it's a good thing. ( james ) plus... an entire mobile home park in vacaville has been without power for days. now... frustrated neighbors are speaking out. ( james ) and after the break... a massive hail storm emptys out a zoo... and even has the bears running for cover. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive
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time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street ( james ) take a look at
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this... a hail storm in colorado springs kills two zoo animals. a vulture and a duck were killed by large chunks of hail. this is video from the bear exhibit... you can see the bears in the background scrambling for cover. a number of visitors were hurt by the hail and taken to the hospital. and major damage was done to hundreds of cars in the parking lot.
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and
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90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning
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but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) a big story to 101. min from 880 to 101.
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( darya ) a big story this morning... bart police are now in mandatory emergency staffing mode... after a number of deadly attacks.( james ) kron 4's haaziq madyun shows us what that means for passangers. bart police are now in emergency staffing mode. there will be more officers patrolling on bart trains. the plan is getting mixed reviews from bart passengerssot"i certainly hope that the police
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are available when there is an incident but i hope that we don"t end up with a system with heavy police presence around regular customers on an ordinary day">sot"i hear a lot of screaming and yelling on bart, a lot of the homeless do that so it does make me a little fearful">sot"i think there is probably enough cops. i would say hire probably more, something in between? citizen observer type of thing">the increased police presence is a part bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan says the transit agency spokesperson alicia trostsot sot bart deputy chief lance haight explains why trains and stations in oakland and san francisco are key areas of focus during the emergency staffing periodsot
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rate of crime than other stations and we do focus our efforts on those stations"> some of the other features of the proposed safety and security plan includes making it harder to by pass fare gates, adding a second proof of payment team during evenings commute and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart police. bart general manager grace crunican will present the plan to bart's board of directors on thursday...in oakland haaziq madyun kron4news ( darya ) new this morning... a man was arrested at a bart station overnight after destroying windows at washington hospital in fremont. fremont police have not released the name of the vandal.. but they say he tried to get away on a bart train around 11 last night. bart police were able to arrest the man after a quick search on the train. ( darya ) a mobile home park in vacaville is without power... and residents say its
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been that way for four days now. el matador mobile home park residents say the office didn't adress the issues until monday. on the office window was posted a letter saying there is no info on the power problem yet. p-g-and-e says the mobile home park is on a master meter.. owned by the person who runs the park. p-g-and-e says they had an issue on their end but didn't ask to disconnect until yesterday... four days after residents lost power. peoplr there are irritated by how the staff is handling the situation. ( darya ) kron 4 did reach out to the owner of the mobile home park.. and we have not heard back. ( james ) rain and snow can't stop postal workers from doing their job... but it
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turns out fleas can. a flea problem in one sacramento county neighborhood was so bad... the post office had to suspend service. neighbors had to go to a post office a few miles away to pick up their mail. the service suspension lasted a few days. mail carriers returned to the neighborhood yesterday... armed with cans of flea repellent. ( james ) coming up... gas prices are dropping. how much you can expect to pay as you head out the door this morning. ( james ) and after the break... picking up the tab for keith urban. hear from the woman who helped out the hungry country music star. you know when you're at ross shopping for backpacks... ...and mom also gets a back-to-school bag? that's yes for less.
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a new jersey woman thought she was helping a down-and-out man pay for his gas station food. turns out ...she ended up footing the bill for country music star keith urban.( james )
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ruth reed says she made a resolution to help others... so she jumped at the chance to help when the man ahead of her was short a few dollars. reed says he thanked her and said his name was keith. ( darya ) then she told him... that he looked familiar.
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and realized she really had just paid for keith urban. and that woman... was urban's sister. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... bay area firefighters capture stunning video of the wildfire devastation in shasta county. now... help could come faster to the area.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer
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than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) happening now... the mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfrie in state history. the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283- thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have been destroyed. more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. mandatory
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evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county. ( darya ) this year's deadly and destructive wildfire season is leading some firefighters to find new ways to help fire victims. recreational drones are now being used by firefighters in menlo park to map fire zones and assess damage. the menlo park drone squad is now logging the video from several flights late last week. firefighters say the drone video will help fema process claims and get people back into their homes faster.
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could... before leaving their home in shasta. the couple stayed at a nearby hotel for 10- days...before they were allowed to go back. while they were away... they had a neighbor check on their home. that neighbor found a note on their front door. it was from a firefighter. who watered their garden and flowers while they were away. ( james ) desperate to personally thank this firefighter... the grant's also shared the note on facebook. the note was re-posted thousands of times... but no reply from the firefighter. ( james ) happening today... closing arguments are set for later this morning in a lawsuit against the maker of "round-up" -- monsanto. dewayne johnson -- a former groundskeeper for the benecia unified school district -- says the weed killer caused his cancer. he says he used roundup on a regular
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basis. but he started to worry when he developed a rash on his body. johnson was later diagnosed with non- hodgkins lymphoma and his body is covered with lesions. he says roundup should come with a warning label. johnson's case is the first of hundreds against monsanto. ( darya ) in the east bay... an el cerrito man is arrested for trying to meet a teen girl for sex. police say john vinoya was actually talking to an undercover officer... when he set up a meeting at a home. police arrested vinoya when showed up at the home. he's now facing a number of charges... including attempted lewd acts with a child. ( darya ) the modesto man who was planning a christmas day bombing on san francisco's pier 39 ... has been sentenced to 15- years in prison. everitt aaron jameson admitted that he tried to aid a terrorist organization. the ex- marine planned the attacks with undercover f-b-i
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agents... thinking they were an islamic state group. investigators say he offered money to the organization and even offered to carry out violent attacks himself. jameson's attorney argued that he had been having second thoughts and did not actually take steps to follow his plan. ( darya ) a santa rosa man was arrested for throwing a firework under a sonoma county sheriff's deputy's patrol car in guernville. investigators say 22-year-old tristan proto threw the explosive under the cruiser... because he doesn't like the sheriff's office. the deputy was in the safeway store on main street when the firework exploded under his car. proto was arrested for using an explosive with intent to violating ( james ) police near modesto are looking for two men who beat a sikh man and spray- painted a racist message on his truck. police are calling it a hate crime. the victim says he was putting up campaign signs when two men attacked him. he says the men ambushed him... and hit him in the head... shoulders and ck. he says the men screamed at him to "go back to your
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country" before spray- painting the same message and a white supremacist symbol on his truck. stanislaus county deputies say the assault is "a random despicable act." ( james ) for your money... california gas prices are dropping. they've gone down almost 12 cents since memorial day. but californians are still paying the highest prices in the nation the average price for gas in california hit 3-62 today. for san francisco it's even higher at 3-77. san jose drivers are paying about 3-66. and in oakland the average cost is about the same at 3-67. ( darya ) tired of waiting in line at the d-m-v for hours? well you can now hire someone to do it for you. it's called "d-m-v line concierge service" -- and it's being offered by oakland-based startup "you-gov." the new service launced yesterday and charges 25-bucks an hour for someone to stand in line for you. within 30 minutes
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of your number being called... you'll get a text. officials say you must show up for the "midpoint" check-in... where you need to show your documents and get an assigned number. but after that... you can hand over your number to your concierge and leave. for a list of bay area dmv locations that allow this new service...visit our website kron-4-dot-com. ( darya ) ( darya )( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the use of facial recongition technology at the san jose airport could be expanding. ( darya ) plus... a tough loss for e giants... who were just áone out away from victory. ( darya ) and next... getting your kid to eat more vegetables... could start with the type of plate you give them. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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decreased appetite, headache, abdominal pain, tiredness, vomiting, and hair thinning or loss. i'm relentless. and my doctor and i choose to treat my mbc with verzenio. be relentless. ask your doctor about everyday verzenio. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures
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peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) 4 your health this morning... how much your child eats could depend on their plate. researchers say segmented plates... with pictures of recommended foods... had pre-schoolers eating more vegetables. more than 200-kids at a preschool were observed. researchers say that on days when kids used those plates... they served themselves slightly more vegetables and ate more --
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before you head out the door.. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 toll to 101 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) hawaii's big island is
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getting ready for hurricane hector... which is a category- four storm. hector is expected to pass just south of the big island... but it will still have an impact. the national weather service says gusty winds... rough surf... coastal flooding and strong rip currents are all possible. much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under
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sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. ( james ) ( james ) ( james ) ( james )
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( james ) in the south bay... the san jose airport is planning to expand the use of facial recognition cameras. the airport is the first on the west coast to use the cameras. kron 4's charles clifford has the details. well, here at mineta san jose international airport, the airport began using facial biotmetrics back in june and the airport says the technology has already
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made a difference.since june passengers arriving at the international terminal in san jose have been required to look into a special biometric facial recognition camera. the camera captures a digital image of the person and compares it to a database to quickly identify the passenger. that the use of the camera has reduced the average wait time at international arrivals by several minutes.say that in recent years, the number of passengers arriving at the international terminal has more than doubled from 199,900 in 2015 to 438,800 in 2017. they are hoping the new facial recognition cameras along with a 8.2 million dollar upgrade to the international terminal will help keep the airport running smoothly.soti think it could workon monday, we asked travelers at the international gate what they thought of the new cameras. mary brohey thinks it's a good idea.sotfor me, i'm in an airport all the time. . several times a month. . so anything that can speed things up the process is a good thing.brandon angelo thinks the camera's were bound to happen. he just hopes that the privacy of passengers is respected.soti think it's an inevitable safety level that needs to be set up in these places, as long as the info doesn't get shared beyond the airport.finally, the airpor hopes to expand the
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system to include the departing gates starting this fall.in san jose, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( james ) bay area baseball... and the giants were just one out away from a win... but instead... fans went home disappointed.( darya ) bottom of the 6th... brandon crawford hit a solo home run... giving the giants a 1-0 lead. but top of the 9th with 2 outs... the astros' marwin gonzalez hit a 3 run home run off will smith. the astros win this one 3- 1. the two teams face off again this afternoon. first pitch is 12:45. ( darya ) before the game... a small fire broke out at a-t-and-t park. it happened at "murph's guinness clubhouse pub." the concession stand is behind the home plate area. by the time firefighters got to the park... the fire was out. large fans were brought in to get the were brought in to
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get the smoke out of the stadium. ( darya ) serena williams is opening up about postpartum depression. williams said her loss at san jose's silicon valley classic might have had something to do with it. last saturday... williams cited 'personal reasons' for pulling out of her match at montreal's rogers cup. williams came forward and said last week was not easy for her... she says she was accepting some tough personal stuff and she was just in a funk. serena and her sister venus are scheduled to headline the greenbrier champions tennis classis in september. ( james ) ( james ) coming up after the
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break... we're checking out the prettiest town in california. (ácommercialá)
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much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny buhazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures
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peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) the áprettiest town in california is carmel-by-the-sea. that's according to "architectural digest." the magazine cites the town's "sugar-white sand beaches ... cobblestone alleys ... and beautiful
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cottages." carmel cottage inn is home to one of the oldest buildings in carmel -- log haven. it's a real log cabin... and it's more than 100 years old. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... the mendocino complex fire is now the largest in california's history and it is expected to get even bigger. we have the latest coming up at the top of the hour. ( darya ) and 24 hours after a man is shot and killed on the bay bridge... we now know his identity... and the shooter is still on the loose. 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 for less. at ross. yes for less. ♪ ♪
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and six is greater than one. hen you're at ross ...and mom also gets a shoppiback-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 for less. at ross. yes for less. complex fire is now the largest fire in california history ...we have the latest numbers. (lydia) plus ... we now know the name of the victim in the deadly shooting on the bay
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bridge. ( james ) and bart is taking new emergency measures to keep riders safe. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday today's much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting
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into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) a big story this morning... we now know the name of the person killed on the bay bridge yesterday morning.. ( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live now with the latest. lydia? ( lydia ) his name is darryl stinnette.a 31-year old man from mesquite texas.((vo)) the shooting happened at around 2:35 a.m. in the eastbound lanes of interstate 80 just west of the treasure island exit. stinnette was killed in the shooting.there were three people inside the suv that stinnette was driving. his two passengers were taken
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to san francisco general hospital. one person was released from the hospital yesterday afternoon. the second person remains in the hospital in fair condition.a total of three cars were involved: one suspect car and two victim cars.the shooting reportedly caused stinnettes suv in lane 5 to swerve and collide with a sedan driving in lane 3.investigators still haven't released a motive for the shooting.reporting live in san francisco, lydia pantazes kron4 news. ( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) happening now... the mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfrie in state history. the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283- thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have been destroye more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. ( darya ) mandatory evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county. nearly 500 evacuees are in
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shelters in both lake and mendocino counties. they are so packed ... some of those folks are sleeping outside in tents. < i've been here for 46 years and never experienced anything like this.a fire about a month ago before these started. so now we're just dealing with it the best we can.> ( darya ) yesterday morning ... the red cross ran out of breakfast food. but the red cross says the problem was fixed by lunch time. ( james ) that was j-r stone reporting. we are also tracking other wildfires burning across the state. in mariposa county... the ferguson fire has forced yosemite national park to stay shut down burned more than 94- thousand acres... and is now 39-percent contained. the
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wildfire broke out 25-days ago -- and crews are continuing to make progess. while some evacuation orders have been lifted... many areas are still evacuated this morning. ( james ) in shasta county...the deadly carr fire has now burned more than 164- thousand acres. but it is now 47% contained. it is destroyed more than one thousand homes. 2-hundred buildings are still threatened this morning. so far 7 people have died in this fire. ( james ) we have new video of the donnell fire which is burning in stanislaus county... just north of yosemite. right now... that fire has burned more than 13-thousand acres and is just two percent contained. 400 firefighters are battling this fire from the air and the ground. ( darya )( darya ) new this morning. the father of mollie tibbitts says he believes his daughter is still alive and is with someone she knows. the 20 year old
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university of iowa student, who is from oakland, has been missing since july 18th. rob tibbitts told reporters last night that he believes mollie is with someone she knows and they are in over their head. he says he doesn't think the person who she is with intended to harm her. tibbetts was reported missing after she didn't show up to work. right now, investigators are interviewing sex offenders who live within the area of her home. police say they have interviewed more than 200 people. ( darya ) a former school employee in napa has pleaded not guilty to possessing child pornography. 74-year-old charles kennedy was arrested in american canyon. kennedy is a retired instructional assistant at napa valley college and saint helena high school. police computers seized from kennedy's home contained pictures and videos of child pornography. kennedy is due back in court later this month. ( darya ) we are learning new information about the five victims in the deadly plane crash in southern
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california. as kron4's maureen kelly reports ... the victims include a married couple ... and a mother and son. where devastated by the loss our whole organization is grieving were thinking primarily of the family and the kids and those were left behindit's a day of mourning here at the pacific union real estate office.where three of the victims worked.....62 year old floria hakimi, floria had dedicated her life to the service of others, continuing education she had just begun to learn sanskrit29 year old nasim ghanadan..also helped manage her famlies rental propertieswas just a joy, probably the light of the office42 year old lara shepard who joined the office a year and a half ago after moving from piedmont. it's hard to think of three people who loved they did more than floria nasim and laura they just in capsulated everything there is in the good in people lara's husband scott, a real estate developer and pilot of the 414 cessna also died in the crash. they leave behind two children, ages 5 & 7. he had a passion for flying, he had been flying for years he had to he was a very accomplished pilot and they were going down to la for a real estate conferencethe
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fifth passenger was 32 year old navid hakimi....floria's son. the la based videographer and dj helped make his mother's real estate videos. he leaves behind a two year old son as well as his brother, floria's other son. you always hear of things like this and you never pay attention. you hear of a plane crash five people died and you go that's sad and comes home, and is people you know and love and have worked with it's a tough daypacific union's ceo says they are working to establish a fund for the crash victim's immediate families members. maureen kelly kron4 news ( james ) happening
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tonight... national night out events will be held all across the bay area. this is video from last year's event in martinez. police officers hope events like this will help build a better relationship with the community. ( james ) happening today... the milpitas unified school district will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new mabel mattos elementary school. it will be the th elementary school in the district. this is video showing the construction of the school on mccandless drive. the school will open to 238 students with an emphasis on lower grades. an expansion to the school could be complete by 2020. ( james ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a new bart safety plan is now in effect... but not all riders are convinced that it's a good thing. ( james ) plus... an entire mobile home park in vacaville has been without power for days. now... frustrated neighbors are speaking out. ( james ) and a man is caught stealing packages from a neighborhood in the east bay. details on that ... coming up.
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( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. when the day turns into night,
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taking the world by storm.they are part of the first all- female hurricane hunters flight crew ... to fly into hurricane hector. the team gathers data on hurricanes right in the heart of the strom. the woman on the right is lieutenant commander rebecca waddington ... who flies for noaa , the national oceanic and atmospheric administration. noaa has not identified the woman on the left. ( darya )for the latest on hurricane hector ... let's get a check of the forecast with john schrabel. much like yesterday today's
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temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late
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morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot no major hot afternoon ahead. morning and out into the late than not peaking more sunshine this morning but expect some fog 60's and 70's. peaking in the temperatures most temperatures peaking in the
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60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. sluggish on wb 92 bt no major issues. accident wb 880 after 92 ( james ) ( james ) ( james ) a big story this
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morning... bart police are now in mandatory emergency staffing mode... after a number of deadly attacks. this means there will be more officers patrolling on bart trains. its all part of bart general manager's proposed safety and security plan.trains and stations in oakland and san francisco are key areas of focus during the emergency staffing period.the plan is getting mixed reviews from bart passengers
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sot"i think there is probably enough cops. i would say hire probably more, something in between? citizen observer type of thing">>( james ) some of the other features of the security plan includes making it harder to bypass fare gates and installing platform emergency call boxes that connect directly to bart police. those elements of the plan will be presented to bart board of directors on thursday. ( darya ) new this morning... a man was arrested at a bart station overnight after destroying windows at washington hospital in fremont. fremont police have not released the name of the vandal.. but they say he tried to get away on a bart train around 11 last night. bart police were able to arrest the man after a quick search on the train. ( darya ) a mobile home park in vacaville is without power... and residents say its been that way for four days now. el matador mobile home park residents say the office didn't adress the issues until monday. on the office window was posted a letter saying there is no info
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on the power problem yet. p-g-and-e says the mobile home park is on a master meter.. owned by the person who runs the park. p-g-and-e says they had an issue on their end but didn't ask to disconnect until yesterday... four days after residents lost power. peoplr there are irritated by how the staff is handling the situation. ( darya ) kron 4 did reach out to the owner of the mobile home park.. and we have not heard back. ( james ) moving on to the east bay ... a pittsburg man is under arrest for stealing packages in antioch. yesterday ... a neighbor saw the thief take a package from a porch.after calling police ... an officer arrived within minutes ... and caught the man. the officer found several stolen packages inside the thiefs car. the man was following a u-p-s truck along
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a delivery route. the packages were returned to the u-p-s driver. ( james ) also in the east bay ...police say a body was found floating in a canal inoakley. the canal is near the intersection of rose avenue and main street.police believe the victim climbed over the fence to get water from the canal ... but fell inside.they don't suspect foul play.officials say the canal can be dangerous ... as water could be flowing at fast speeds below the surface. ( james ) rain and snow can't stop postal workers from doing their job... but it turns out fleas can. a flea problem in one sacramento county neighborhood was so bad... the post office had to suspend service. neighbors had to go to a post office a few miles away to pick up their mail. the service suspension lasted a few days. mail carriers returned to the neighborhood yesterday...
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armed with a can of flea repellent. ( darya ) coming up... gas prices are dropping. how much you can expect to pay as you head out the door this morning. ( darya ) and we have liftoff.the latest space-x launch ... and why its so important for the aerospace company. ( darya ) and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. much like yesterday today's
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temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning
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but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. afternoon ahead. (robin) san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. accident sb 880 at tennyson and sb at alverado niles ( james )(
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james ) another successful launch for space x. they launched an indonesian communications satellite last night at 10:18. this is a milestone for space-x... it's the first time they reused their latest version of the falcon 9 rocket... called the "block 5." not only can this rocket be reused about 100 times... it's also the rocket that will hopefully carry americans to space next year. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a new service that could help you take advantage of the long lines at the dmv. the mendocino complex
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under
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sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) happening now... the mendocino complex fire burning in lake... mendocino... and colusa counties is now the largest wildfire in state history.( james ) kron 4's will tran is live at the command center in ukiah with the latest.will? the mendocino complex fire is made up of two fires... the ranch fire and the river fire. those fires have now combined to burn more than 283- thousand acres. it is just 30% contained this morning. 75 homes have been destroyed.
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more than 11-thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. mandatory evacuations are still in place for parts of lake county.
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( james ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) this year's deadly and destructive wildfire season is leading some firefighters to find new ways to help fire victims. recreational drones are now being used by firefighters in menlo park to map fire zones and assess damage. the
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menlo park drone squad is now logging the video from several flights late last week. firefighters say the drone video will help fema process claims and get people back into their homes faster.
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susan grant packed as many of their belongings as they could... before leaving their home in shasta. the couple stayed at a nearby hotel for 10- days...before they were allowed to go back. while they were away... they had a neighbor check on their home. that neighbor found a note on their front door. it was from a firefighter... who watered their garden and flowers while they were away. ( james ) desperate to personally thank this firefighter... the grant's also shared the note on facebook. the note was re-posted thousands of times... but no reply from the firefighter. ( james ) happening today... closing arguments are set for later this morning in a lawsuit against monsanto... the maker of "round-up." dewayne johnson -- a former
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groundskeeper for the benecia unified school district -- says the weed killer caused his cancer. he says he used roundup on a regular basis. but he started to worry when he developed a rash on his body. johnson was later diagnosed with non- hodgkins lymphoma and his body is covered with lesions. he says roundup should come with a warning label. johnson's case is the first of hundreds against monsanto. ( darya ) in the east bay... an el cerrito man is arrested for trying to meet a teen girl for sex. police say john vinoya was actually talking to an undercover officer... when he set up a meeting at a home. police arrested vinoya when showed up at the home. he's now facing a number of charges... including attempted lewd acts with a child. ( darya ) a santa rosa man was arrested for throwing a firework under a sonoma county sheriff's deputy's patrol car in guernville. investigators say 22-year-old tristan proto threw the explosive under the cruiser... because he doesn't like the sheriff's office. the deputy was in the safeway store on main street when the
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firework exploded under his car. proto was arrested for using an explosive with intent to injure... and violating probation. ( darya ) for your money... california gas prices are dropping. they've gone down almost 12 cents since memorial day. but californians are still paying the highest prices in the nation the average price for gas in california hit 3-62 today. for san francisco it's even higher at 3-77. san jose drivers are paying about 3-66. and in oakland the average cost is about the same at 3-67. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... the use of facial recongition technology at the san jose airport could be expanding. ( james ) plus ... the man who plotted a bombing attack at san francisco's pier 39 gets sentenced. ( james ) and it looks like a scene straight out of hollywood. a dramatic explosion caught on video in italy. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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temperatures will (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. new crash nb 880 after 238. slow in both directions
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< nats explosion >( james ) take a look at this dramatic video. a tanker truck exploded in italy, killing at least three people and injuring more than 60 people. italian police say yesterdays massive explosion happened after the tanker truck rear-ended a stopped truck on a crowded highway. after the first explosion ... a second larger explosion followed.part of the highway even collapsed. officials have not confirmed what kind of fuel the truck was carrying. ( james ) plus ... the search is on for two men who beat a man and spray painted his truck ... in what police are calling a hate crime. (ácommercialá) (darya) welcome back.
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lets get a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under
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sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog this morning but more sunshine than not peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay
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afternoon ahead.morning and out into the late than not peaking more sunshine than not
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peaking out into the late morning and afternoon ahead. no major hot spots. bay no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) the modesto man who was planning a christmas day bombing on san francisco's pier 39 ... has been sentenced to 15- years in prison. everitt aaron jameson admitted that he tried to aid a terrorist organization. the ex-
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marine planned the attacks with undercover f-b-i agents... thinking they were an islamic state group. investigators say he offered money to the organization and even offered to carry out violent attacks himself. jameson's attorney argued that he had been having second thoughts and did not actually take steps to follow through with ( james ) police near modesto are looking for two men who beat a sikh man and spray- painted a racist message on his truck. police are calling it a hate crime. the victim says he was putting up campaign signs when two men attacked him. he says the men ambushed him... and hit him in the head... shoulders and neck. he says the men screamed at him to "go back to your country" before spray- painting the same message and a white supremacist symbol on his truck. stanislaus county deputies say the assault is "a random despicable act." ( darya ) in the south bay... officials at san jose airport say they plan to expand the use of facial recognition cameras. the airport is the first on the west coast to use the cameras back in june. they say the use of the cameras has reduced the average wait time
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at international arrivals by several minutes. one traveler we talked to said he thinks the cameras were bound to happen.. he just hopes that the privacy of the passengers is respected. ( darya ) the airport is hoping to expand the system to include the departing gates starting this fall. ( darya ) tired of waiting in line at the d-m-v for hours? well you can now hire someone to do it for you. it's called "d-m-v line concierge service" -- and it's being offered by oakland-based startup "you-gov." the new service launced yesterday and charges 25-bucks an hour for someone to stand in line for you. within 30 minutes of your number being
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called... you'll get a text. officials say you must show up for the "midpoint" check-in... where you need to show your documents and get an assigned number. but after that... you can hand over your number to your concierge and leave. for a list of bay area dmv locations that allow this new service...visit kron-4-dot- ( james ) bay area baseball... bay area ( james ) ( james ) bay area baseball... and the giants were just one out away from a win... but instead... fans went home disappointed.( darya ) bottom of the 6th... brandon crawford hit a solo home run... giving the giants a 1-0 lead. but top of the 9th with 2 outs... the astros' marwin gonzalez hit a
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3 run home run off will smith. the astros win this one 3- 1. the two teams face off again this afternoon. first pitch is 12:45. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news.. a cashier is being praised for stepping in and painting a woman's nails after she was denied service. right now at kohl's
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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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. bridge drive less than 20 toll to 101 ( james ) a walmart cashier is being praised this morning for her act of
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kindness.( darya ) a michigan woman was recently denied a manicure at a walmart nail salon. the employees told the woman that due to her cerebral palsy.. the manicurist could not paint her nails because her hands were too shaky. that's when ebony harris stepped in. harris skipped her break to paint angela peters' nails inside the store. the two women plan to continue their friendship. they've already scheduled a dinner at angela's favorite restaurant. ( darya ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... the mendocino complex fire is now the largest in california's history and it is expected to get even bigger. we have the latest coming up at the top of the hour. ( darya ) and 24 hours after a man is shot and killed on the bay bridge... we now know his identity... and the shooter is still on the loose. ( darya ) plus... a
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new bart safety plan is now in effect... but not all riders are convinced that it's a good thing. thing.it's a good darya folsom.. (james) and
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i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... much like yesterday today's temperatures will be warmer than average inland boosting into the 80's and 90's under sunny but hazy skies. along the coast high temperatures will fall just a couple degrees with most temperatures peaking in the 60's and 70's. expect some fog thisor

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