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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 16, 2018 4:00am-7:01am 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. continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the
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60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady.
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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 ( robin )( robin ) happening today... the driver
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involved in a crash that killed c-h-p officer kirk griess , and another man during a traffic stop... will appear in court this afternoon. kron 4's j-r stone has the story from fairfield... and tell us the charges he could face. sot the evidence indicates he was on his telephone shortly before the accident.solano county district attorney krishna abrams referring to 36 year old sean walker...the man arrested and being blamed for this fairfield accident that left two people dead.sot he was driving at an excessive speed on the freeway while he was on the phone and then he caused this accident and caused the death of both of these two innocent individuals. chp officer kirk griess was killed in this crash along westbound 80 near manuel
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campos parkway and north texas street. griess had just pulled over jaime manuel who was driving a saturn suv when the white chevy pick truck, driven by walker veered off the road and hit griess and manel's suv. killing both men. walker now faces two felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter and a felony count of reckless driving. sot something that we will not tolerate we want the message to be sent that your actions have consequences.....lives can be changed because of those actions.griess leaves behind a wife and three kids ages 25, 21, and 14.jr stand the suspect here sean walker will face a judge on thursday afternoon here in solano county at 1:30. in fairfield, j.r. stone, kron 4 news.
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( robin )new this morning... a bay area construction company's violations are beginning to surface... after a man died while on the job. patrick ricketts, who worked for shimmick construction, died almost a week ago... after a steel beam struck him while working on the twin peaks tunnel in san francisco. according to the cal- osha... shimmick construction has a history of workplack and safety violations... including a november 20-16 incident in which a worker operating a forklift died after losing control and going into a trench. san francisco supervisor, norman yee, plans to hold a hearing next month to investigate how city contractors are chosen. ( robin )police are investigating a shooting in the san francisco bayview neighborhood... that left a man in critical condition. police are now searching for his attackers. kron 4's ali reid talked with the victim's family... and has the story. the victim remains in the intensive care unit tonight.
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his brother tells me he was shot 5 times .... in the shoulder, neck, and head.pk joe is fighting. he's literally up there fighting for his life. known to many in the streets as " jungle " ... 43 year old joseph taeotui ( ta - yo - tew - wy ) was born and raised in the bayview, and made it his life's mission to give back.we always see those guys out there in the community trying to reduce gun violencethe brutal shooting all happened close to his home. his colleagues tell me he'd just left a meeting, stopped by his house and was standing outside waiting on his peers.one of our vans was picking him up to go do the outreach.the father of one has been doing outreach with the youth for many years. for the last 3 ... jungle has been a part of the street violence intervention program.was a peacekeeper and was really good at knowing the community, especially the bayviewhis brother tells me the family is holding on to hope he will wake up from this. in the meantime, he has some advice
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for the person or people responsible for pulling the trigger.man this nonsense has got to cease ...... i pray you turn yourself in and stop this nonsense. standuppolice is still on the hunt for the suspect or suspects.anyone with information that may help the case is urged to call authorities.reporting live from san francisco ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. ( robin )police in san mateo are investigating a report of a sexual assault involving a rideshare driver. it happened tuesday night around seven p-m on fashion island boulevard.. near mariners island boulevard. police say the victim was picked up by a driver... who claimed he was th a ride-share company. police released this sketch of the suspect. the victim says, the suspect drove her to a secluded area and sexually assaulted her. she managed to escape and with
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the assistance of a passerby, she called police. the suspect fled the area in a gray 4-door sedan. police have not said which rideshare company the suspect claimed to be associated with. ( robin )happening tomorrow... the family of nia wilson will hold a news conference to announce the lawsuit they filed against bart... over wilson's death. nia wilson is the young woman killed 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 cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. according to the wilson family's lawyer, the suit will quote "allege bart failed to meet the duty of common carriers to provide riders with the highest standard of care." ( robin )under no surprise... a new poll finds... most bart passengers would like to see more police officers on station platforms and on trains. kron4's haaziq madyun has more on the results of the poll.. and he also did
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a little polling of his own. (pkg)would you support more police patrols on bart stations and trains to increase passenger safety in the wake of recent violent attacks. that is the twitter poll question the bay area council organization asked bart passengers who live in the counties of san francisco, san mateo, alameda and contra costa. 1,653 twitter users particiapted in the poll, the results...?sot the bay area council is regional non-partison public policy organization representing 300 of the bay area's largest employers focused on improving issues surrounding housing and transportation, says the spokesperson rufus jeffrissot nat/haaziq
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would you support more police patrol at bart stations and on trains?sot"yes i will" nat/haaziqwhy?sot"because i officers for more safety"sote "yes i do believe that bart officers should be on the platforms to deal with issues" officials at bart say they are aware of the bay area council's twitter poll. bart is currently working on it's own a safety and security plan sot
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firefigher who died while battling the mendocino complex fire. (robin)plus... we tell you how much potholes, crumbled roads and traffic jams are costing bay area driver each (robin)and... after a faulity trailer sparked the carr fire... victim are reaching out to the owners of the vehicle... to show their understanding. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. this is not a bed.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the
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60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. toll to 101. ( robin )we now know what lead to the death of a cal- fire inspector during the carr fire in shasta county. officials tell kron 4... jeremy stoke was killed by a fire torando. this is a picture of jeremy. here was the scene from a
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helicopter over the fire tornado in redding on july 26th. just minutes before plumes of smoke started swirling... stoke called for help saying that he needed a water drop in the area. unfornunately it was too late and the fire tornado reached up to speeds of 165-miles per hour. the fire tornado covered 1-thousand feet wide and reached a height of 40- thousand feet. temperatures at the time were almost 3-thousand degrees. cal fire says it left a trail of damaged trees, rooftops, power line towers, cars, and a steel shipping ( robin )loved-ones of a fallen utah firefighter said their finals good-bye's during a procession in the north bay. 42-year-old, battalion chief matt burchett... died while battling the mendocino complex fire on monday. kron 4's justine waldman was there for the home going... before his remains were sent back to utah.
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(justine)hearts were heavy.as people came to honor a true hero.the hearse carrying battalion chief matt burchett's body, slowly pulled onto the tarmac.surrounding him, a full honor guard, with dozens of fellow firefighters and law enforcement officers here to pay their respects and grieve together.the 42 year old husband and father, died while fighting the mendocino complex fire.his body escorted from ukiah to sonoma county airport...and people lined the streets the entire way...holding american flags and signs of gratitude.carol leech / watched procession sot i am out here to give my love the family and honor all firefighters that have come to help in californianats of bagpipesthe flag draped casket was carried carefully on to the c130 plane.his death felt in countless black sashes over badges.matt is the 6th firefighter to die battling california's wildfires this season.battalion chief jeremy rahn / calfire sot everything you think you can unshroud your badge we are doing it againnatsmatt's wife dressed in black tightly hugged
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members of his fire fighting crew.the procession somber and silent...until the roar of the plane engines took matt's body back to his home state of utahthe sadness here.. a reminder of the sacrifices firefighters make to keep us all safe.sot we go on the line together and when there is an end of watch..here to support each other as a family." (justine)on the plane with him back to his home state of utah, his wife.and 6 members of the cal fire honor guard who have not left his side since he died.at the sonoma county airport justine waldman kron 4 news. ( robin )crews are making more progress battling the mendocino complex fire. right now... the fire is burning in lake, mendocino, colusa, and glenn counties. it has burned more than 364-thousand acres... and is now 67-percent contained. the blaze has destroyed nearly 150-homes ... and more than a thousand structures are still threatened this morning. ( robin )over in shasta
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county... the carr fire is still burning this morning. according to cal- fire... the blaze has now burned more than 214-thousand acres. right now it is 69-rcent contained. three people have died because of this fire.. and more than one- thousand homes are now destroyed. ( robin )that fire was sparked by a vehicle with a flat tire... when metal from the wheel scraped the asphalt on the road. some victims want the people in that vehicle to know they understand it was an accident. reporter julia avery explains. shasta county showing tremendous compassion and support since the carr fire ripped through redding.natsot "the carr fire has just exploded again.""everything is moving so quickly.""this trailer behind me may possibly be the origin of this fire." but people are going further than just helping those who lost their homes. they are now reaching out to tell the owners of the trailer with the flat tire, which is believed
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to have caused the carr fire, that they forgive them.rachel pilli/resident"i was thinking if i can send a card, maybe my friends would also send a card."so she posted the request on social media, and just two days later. natsot/rachel"68, 67, 69...90, 91"and they keep coming in. hope seth/facebook group administrator"we had firefighters who had been out there fighting the fire send notes, we've had counselors send notes saying they would be willing to meet with the couple, we've had people who've lost everything and they are even saying it's not your fault."julia avery/reporter"and it's more than just all those letters. over 300 people have taken to social media to write words of encouragement. they say it's not your fault, it could have happened to any of us, and we forgive you." hope seth/facebook group administrator"the grandfather, ed bloedsol, who lost his wife and grandchildren. his granddaughter, i believe, made a post to them saying how they
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weren't to blame."the social media posts are going to be printed out and combined with the physical letters. floranthropist is donating flowers and it will all be delivered to the couple.rachel pilli/resident"i think the fire has forced us to look into e eh others eyes and discover the human kindness we have in us. i think it's so beautiful." ( robin )that was julia avery reporting. ( robin )more help is on the way for fire victims. the department of housing and urban development has approved more than 200- million dollars for wildfire recovery. nearly half of that money will go to sonoma county and the city of napa. the other half of the money will be divided between five other areas, including parts of lake and mendocino counties. the money is meant to help with long term recovery from 20-17's deadly wildfires... which destroyed thousands of homes. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... the
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dmv is taking more steps to ease congestion at its offices. what you'll soon find inside... after the break. continuing a trend of overall
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comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. (robin) welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your
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entertainment headlines today. we have a few stories to make rock 'n' roll fans cheer... and a movie promo designed for fear! david daniel has the hollywood minute. (nat-music)wa to see aerosmith in concert? "walk this way" to las vegas! the veteran rockers have announced a vegas residency: 18 shows next april through july at the new park m-g-m. the band's steven tyler and joe perry say it'll let them take "50 years of performing experience and create a one of kind show." (nat-music)how'd you like to get your hands on this guitar? the buddy holly limited edition acoustic is signed by 75 all-star musicians, including eric clapton, paul mccartney, robert plant, keith richards, brian wilson and elvis costello. it's up for bid this week at heritage auctions, to benefit teen cancer america, and expected to bring more than a quarter- million dollars. info at h-a dot-com."the abbey has a long
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history.""violet!""not all good."if "any publicity is good publicity," the horror flick "the nun" just got a big boost from you-tube! a "jump-scare" ad for the film shows a volume sign suddenly replaced by a scary screaming nun. you-tube responded to a complaint on twitter, saying the spot violated its "shocking content policy" and would no longer run as an ad... which, of course, helped it go viral. that's some scarily good marketing! in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a new report shows bay area roads... are only getting worse.and drivers are dishing out a lot of money because of it.
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>> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god. when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of
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the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music] checking in on your morning forecast. continuing a trend of overall
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comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80'sinland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. 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 )bad roads and increased congestion have unfortunately become a way of life in california... steady. remaining steady. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from
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the toll to 101. bad roads and increased congestion have unfortunately become a way of life in california... especially here in the bay area. as a new study finds.. these issues are costing drivers thousands of dollars each year.
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kron 4's dan kerman explains. you might call it bay area bad roads... conditions have become so bad, road crews can barely keep up... then add to that congestion which seems to clog streets and highways at all hours.sotnow a new study by the trip research groups finds bad roads and congestion are costing california drivers 61 billion dollars annually either in repair costs or lost time and fuel due to delays.in the san francisco oakland area the costs break down to $2,992 per driver annually, while in the san jose area it costs drivers an extra $2,745sot carl guardino/ california transportation commission 41-51 carl guardino is a member of the california transportation commission. he says for more than 2 and half decades california didn't invest in transportation, that changed last year when the state legislature passed a 12 cent a
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gallon hike in the gas tax generating nearly 5-and a half billion dollars a year. sot that's why guardino is opposed to a november ballot measure which would repeal the gas tax... he thinks it's a step in the wrong direction and many drivers agree. ( robin )the dmv is taking an additional step to reduce wait times. the agency... announcing new self-service kiosks at seven bay area offices. the dmv says the kiosks will make vehicle registration renewal simple
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and quick. the dmv has been working to reduce wait times at its offices statewide. on august 4th... the dmv expanded saturday service at several dozen offices... and last month began offering extended hours at 14 locations... 4-days a week. ( robin )police in the east bay are looking for this man who assaulted a customer at a concord gas station. it happened at the shell station on oak grove road back on july 31st. officers were called to the gas station when they say, the man and another customer got into a verbal fight. it then escalated and the suspect pushed the victim to the ground... injuring him. the suspect left the area in a white van. you're asked to call... if you have any information. ( robin )a former officer from the c-h-p amador area-- which is just past lodi and stockton ... is facing a number of sexual abuse and rape charges. 35- year old michael joslin was in court yesterday for his arraignment, where he
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pleaded ánot guilty to five áfelony counts of continued sexual abuse of a 12-year-old girl. according to the criminal complaint filed in court, the charges also included rape of the child. the amador county sheriff's investigators were notified of the alleged abuse on sunday. joslin was arrested on monday by deputies from his own office.
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pleaded not guilty to 18- counts of tax and banking charges yesterday. in closing arguments, prosecutors spent more than 90- minutes laying out their case. saying that manafort repeatedly lied in order to finance an extravagant lifestyle. procecutors also said manafort's tax returns from 20-10 through 20-14 are 20-10 through 20-14 are false. they then told members of the jury that they must see that manafort willfully and knowingly lied on official i-r-s forms about his income and foreign accounts. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... a warning for parents as children head back to school. a measles outbreak hits 21 states... including california. the step you need to take to stay safe.
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of people behaving badly > session, driver safety is even
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more important, so a crackdown on bad drivers took place on the peninsula. of course our stanley roberts was there for all the miss behavior. he show's us what went down in this edition of people behaving badly. you know you are a distracted drivers when you are sitting at a stop light with phone in hand and not notice a police officer sitting next to you nats: ambiance in fact you are so distracted, that we baked cookies and took photos and you still don't notice a fully marked pacifica police sitting next to you (sound of police siren)let's see what going on pacifica police department do you know why i stopped you? she said she was reading the train schedule so you know you can't hold the phone at all (yes i know) ok so the driver didn't notice the fully marked
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pat rol car that's probably an anomaly i mean it couldn't happen again right? well watch this toyota highlander, to the left of the screen is a no left turn sign but notice the driver has his left turn signal on nats: ambiance this is the intersection of el camino real and bellevue where just recently there was a fatal crashthe driver sat there for a few minutes waiting to make that illegal left turn, then finally he goes for it sound of siren chirp i think i may have buried the lead i'm in burlingame with officer will smith of the pacifica police department it's that time of the month it's the saturation traffic enforcement program also know as step you know when you made the left turn onto ecr el camino you see the sign that said no left turn ( no i didn't) you didnt see that sign where traffic officers from all over the peninsula converge on one city and target areas traffic hot spots like stop sign runners ( traffic)the driver admitted rolling the stop sign yeah how fast, you think you went through that stop sign . wait for it (twenty five yea i'd
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say about that fast ) not even cyclist were not exempt from the ticket book police sirenhe was issued a ticket for not stopping at a stop sign see even if you slowed down, i would not have had a issue, as fast as you went through it you gotta stop i got caught behaving badly on a bicycleand yes i guess you can say i tried to have a conversation with some of the drivers oh no no no no ((you're not going to talk to me)) you can stay in the car you don't have to get out that's in a future edition of people behaving badly in burlingame stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... people who live on the pennisula are pleading to save two trees that are more than 100 years old. that story's next. checking in on your
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morning forecast. continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with
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temperatures along the coast remaining steady. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no
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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 ) for your health this morning... a measles outbreak has hit almost two dozen states... including california. so far there are more than 100 cases, but the centers for disease control... expects that number to rise. kron 4's charles clifford talked with a doctor about what people need to do to protect themselves. the center for disease control says that so far this year 107 people in 21 states have contracted measles. in california, the health department says that there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus this year. sot
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measles is one of the most contagiouis of the infectious diseases.dr. matt willis is the center for disease control says that so far this year 107 people in 21 states have contracted measles. in california, the health department says that there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus this year. sot measles is one of the most contagiouis of the infectious diseases.dr. matt willis is the public health officer in marin county. he says the danger posed by measles can not be ignored. sotif there's one child in a classroom coughing, that whole classroom can be exposed. there hasn't been a confirmed there hasn't been a confirmed case of measles in marin since 2015, but willis says this time of the year, when kids are headed back to school, is when they are most concerned about infections.sot measles is one of the most contagious of the infectious
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diseases. it doesn't take much of the virus. . a particle to get in the air and create exposure for a whole classroom. if there's one kid with measles in a classroom coughing that whole classroom will be exposed.fortunately, measles is also very preventable. the measles vaccine is about 95 percent effective and in california all kids are now required to be vaccinated before they start kindergarten. willis says that parents who still refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting their child's health and education at risk. sotif there is a case of measles at a school, we will exclude unvaccinated children for 21 days. which is the period of infectivity. we want to make sure that all parents know that so they can vaccinate their children so they don't have to deal with that.cdc says 107 measles cases so far in the us, there were 118 total cases last year. in marin county, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( robin )before you make that bowl of cereal you may want to think twice. there could be an ingredient inside that's linked to cancer... and it's also found in weed killer. the non-profit "environmental working group" says it found trace amounts of glyphosate
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in several produces including cheerios and quaker oats granola bars. glyphosphate is the active ingredient in monsanto's roundup weed killer. scientists tested 29 products... and found most of them contained higher levels of the chemical than deemed safe. last friday, in a bench-mark case... benicia school district groundskeeper, dewayne johnson, was awarded 289- million-dollars in damages after a jury found that roundup was a significant cause of his terminal cancer. monsanto officals say round-up did not cause his cancer... and says it is appealing the ( robin )in san bruno people plead with new city leaders to not cut down two heritage trees. the trees are more than 100 years old and are in an area that will soon be a new park. kron 4's hermela aregawi was at a park and recs meeting... and has the latest on this ongoing fight. with a new city manager leading san bruno..some
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residents are feeling hopeful that they'll be able to save these two heritage trees from being cut down.they've been right here for more than 100 years.. and that's exactly where this community wants them to stay.santha takahashi/san brunowe are losing a lot of trees in these fires. we need to start to keep them and keep them healthy as well.it's part of the web of life. it's part of our system. wildlife live in it. pigeons roost in them. you know they are part of the community just like the rest of us that have houses and that have taken away a lot of the habitat for the wildllife. doe newiger/san brunotrees are essential to life. i mean they process carbon into food. they emit oxygen. they are necessary for our planet so at the very least, if they can't accomodate the tress. the first thought should be they are heritage trees let's find a home for them.the city plans to build a playground on what is now just a piece of dirt land. in the initial plans.. the trees were allowed to stay.. but later residents
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were told they would have to be cut down ... and when they fought back.. the city said.. it was because one of the trees is sick. reyna burgos that we were lied to. they're not sick. they're not diseased. they basically, the trees are healthy okay. obviously the wind, it's very windy in that section in that area of that city. but the trees are healthy.santha takahashi/san brunothey are part of the beauty of the park. it's not built. we've gone through a couple of rounds of designs and redesign now. it could potentially be a third round. move the playground equipment. nothing is built. ( robin )that was kron 4s hermela aregawi reporting. the new city manager says from what he know... the trees were a part of the initial plans.. but has to look at some documents and do his own research before making any recommendations. (robin) coming up at 5 on the kron four morning news... the colorado baker who refused to make a cake for a gay couple... is making headlines again. this time for turning down a transgender customer's order. we have
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that story for you in the next hour. 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
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and that these forests can be sustained and enjoyed by the community in the future. trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area
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with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect ( robin )coming up at 5 the kron 4 morning news... the man accused of crashing into and killing a c-h-p officer... will make his first appearance in court today. we're live with the details. ( robin )plus... we now know that it was a firenado... that cal-fire fire inspector. details on that firenado after the break. ( robin )and bayview man who is known as a community advocate... is in critical condition this morning... after being shot atleast 5
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pedal to the metal. and now, all beds are on sale. save 50% on the new sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. plus 24-month financing on all beds. only for a limited time. sleep number. proven, quality sleep. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... continuing a trend of overall
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comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. no major hot spots. bay no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no major hot steady.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) happening ( darya ) ( darya ) happening today... the man accused of crashing into and killing a c-h-p officer will be in court today.( james ) officer kirk griess and another man were killed during a traffic stop in fairfield. authorities say the suspect was talking on the phone before the crash. kron 4's will tran joins us live from c-
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h-p headquarters in san francisco. will... ( will )authorities have arrested a man they say killed a california highway patrol officer and another man in a freeway crash.it was announced wednesday that sean walker of rocklin is facing two charges of vehicular manslaughter. it's unclear whether he has an attorney.prosecutors say walker was on his cellphone and distracted last friday when his pickup truck slammed into motorcycle officer kirk griess, who had pulled over an suv on the shoulder of interstate 80 in fairfield.the crash killed griess, a 19-yer chp veteran, and the suv's driver, 49-year-old jaime manuel.griess leaves a wife and three children. manuel is survived by a wife and daughter in the philippines.
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actions.> ( james ) thanks will. ( james ) a big story this morning... police in san mateo are investigating a
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sexual assault... involving a rideshare driver.( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson joins us live this morning from san mateo. sara... ( sara )police say their working hard to find this man who presented himself as a rideshare driver to the woman - he then took her to secluded area and sexually assaulted her. take map:take a look at this map - san mateo police say she was picked up by the driver tuesday night on highway 92.the victim was able to escape from the man in that secluded area off of highway 92 and flee to get help from a passerby on the 14-hundred block of fashion island boulevard around seven that's when she called police.the suspect fled in four door grey sedan.this is a sketch of the man from what the victim describes the man as white, mid 30's and slender build. detectives are still running down leads to identify and locate the man.this is a
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reminder to everyone - to take precuations while using ride share apps...make sure the driver says your name and where you intend on going. we'll be following this case all morning long for new developments.live in san mateo, sara stinson, kron 4 news.### ( james ) thanks sara. ( darya ) 3 sacramento women say their uber driver threatened to kill them. the women say the man drove erratically and didn't follow directions to their home. eventually... the women called 9-1-1 and that's when the driver let them out. their nightmare ride lasted 25 minutes. ( darya ) uber says
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it has removed the driver's access to the app. the sacramento county sheriff's department says they are investigating this as a kidnapping. ( james ) it's the first day of school for kids across the bay area. we want to know what the weather's going to be like. john shrable joins us now with your back to school forecast. some slight changes today as compared to the start of the week. highs along the coast will consistently remain in
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the upper 50's and low 60's with fog clearing into the mid afternoon after coastal drizzle and the thickest of fog during the morning. the bay will remain comfortable in the 60's and 70's with morning fog and plenty of afternoon sunshine. inland temperatures will boost slightly as compared to yesterday while remaining cooler than average mostly in the mid 80's. ( darya ) we now know what lead to the death of a cal fire inspector... during the carr fire in shasta county. jeremy stoke was killed by a "firenado." stoke died july 26th. minutes before a plume of smoke started swirling around him... stoke radioed out a mayday call. he said he needed a water drop in the area. unfornunately it was too late... and the
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firenado reached up to speeds of 165 miles per hour. it covered 1 thousand feet and its temperature was 3-thousand degrees. cal fire says it left a trail of damaged trees, rooftops, power line towers and cars. ( darya ) in the north bay... the public said goodbye to a fallen firefighter. a procession for battalion chief matt burchett took place.. as his body was returned home to utah. the 42 year-old was killed monday while battling the mendocino complex fire. his body was surrounded by a full honor guard, with dozens of fellow firefighters and law enforcement officers. burchett's body was escorted from ukiah to the sonoma county airport. and people lined the streets the entire way...holding american flags and signs of gratitude. < carol leech / watched procession i am out here to give my love the family and honor all firefighters that have come to help in california. we go on the line together and when there is an end of watch..here to support each other as a family.>( darya ) burchett was the
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6th firefighter to die battling california's wildfires this season. ( james ) the biggest fire in state history is now 67-percent contained. the mendocino complex fire has burned more than 364-thousand acres. it's burning in lake... mendocino... colusa and glenn counties. flames have destroyed close to 150 homes. more than a thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. ( james ) police are investigating a shooting in the san francisco bayview neighborhood that left one man in critical condition. 43-year-old joseph taeotui (ta-yo-tew-wy) also known as 'jungle' was shot five times in the shoulder, neck and head according to his brother. 'jungle' grew up in bayview and made it his life's mission to give back. the father of one has been doing otureach with the youth for many years. for the last three.. he has been a part of the street violence intervention program.
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to reduce gun violence.was a peacekeeper and was really good at knowing the community, especially the bayview>( james ) jungle had just left a meeting when he was shot... police are still searching for the shooter. ( darya ) happening tomorrow... the family of nia wilson will hold a news conference.. announcing their lawsuit against bart. the 18-year-old was stabbed to death at the macarthur bart station back on july 22nd. her sister was also injured in the attack... which bart police say appears to be random. john cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the wilson family attorney says bart failed to keep the sisters safe. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... see the bodycam video of an officer performing lifesaving c-p-r on a toddler who was found lifeless in a pool. ( darya ) plus... the shocking find cops find inside an old school bus in the bay
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area. ( darya ) and after the break... a middle school is shut down because of threats posted online against a transgender student. but wait until you hear who was posting them. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street [burke] at farmers, we've seen almost everything
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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. ( james ) oceans around
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the world are breaking temperature records this summer. off the coast of san diego coast scientists this month recorded all-time high water temps. the team aslo noted the rise in 'heat waves' where sea-surface temperatures exceeded a majority of the measurements for that area. the 'heat waves' are also effecting the sea critters.. while some animals can evolve to adopt to the warming some creatures cannot. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with
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temperatures along the coast remaining steady.
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( james ) breaking news we are following out of nashville this morning... this is a live look from the nashville international airport where there are reports that a plane is being quarantied after a passanger got sick. former arkansas governor mike huckabee... who is on the flight... tweeting that the plane landed after taking off from los angeles last night and that the plane was towed to another gate where it is being quarantined. he is saying that there is medical personnell at the gate. we are following this developing situation and will bring you updates as we learn more. ( darya ) new this morning... a bay area construction company's violations are now surfacing... after a man died
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on the job. patrick ricketts died almost a week ago... after a steel beam hit him while he was working on the twin peaks tunnel. ricketts worked for "shimmick construction." cal-osha says the company has a history of safety violations. back in 2016... a forklift operator died after losing control and going into a trench. san francisco supervisor -- norman yee -- plans to hold a hearing next month to investigate how city contractors are chosen. ( darya ) also new this morning... mountain view police have arrested a man after finding needles... drug pipes and meth in an old school bus. the bus was parked on the 700 block of continental circle. a neighbor called police because the bus hadn't moved in 3 days. police arrested richard drinnin. he's now facing a number of charges... including possession and being under the influence. ( james ) national news this morning... the colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple... is going to court
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again. jack phillips has filed a lawsuit against the state of colorado... alleging religious discrimination. this time... it's because of his refusal to serve a transgender customer. last june... autumn scardina asked for a cake that was blue on the outside and pink on the inside. phillips' bakery refused the order on religious grounds. a year later... the colorado civil rights commission ruled there is probable cause that refusal constitutes discrimination. a few month ago... phillips won his supreme court case after refusing to serve a gay couple. ( james ) an oklahoma school has re-opened after being shut down for two days... because of threats posted online. a 7th-grade transgender girl used the girl's restroom on the first day of school... prompting the threats. some calling for her to be beat up and others threatened her with a knife. some of the comments were made by parents in the school district.. but most made were from other areas.
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bad about themselves or who they are.">( james ) the mother of the transgender student has filed a protective order against a parent who made comments ( darya ) take a look at this.... police in arizona have released bodycam video of an officer performing lifesaving c-p-r on a toddler. a two-year old girl nearly drowned in her family's pool during a party. the girl's teenage sister started c-p-r, her father took over, and then carried the girl to police... who were in the neighborhood on another call. the family and officer were reunited on tuesday... so the family could properly thank him. ( darya )
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the girl's father says all parents should learn c-p-r... and so should every member of the family. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... one bay area community is pleading with city leaders to save two trees that are more than 100 years old. ( james ) and after the break... a man who spent a week alone in the wilderness is rescued... the unusual thing he ate to stay alive.
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jardiance asked: when it comes to managing your type 2 diabetes, what matters to you? you got a1c, heart, diet, and exercise. slide 'em up or slide 'em down. so let's see. for most of you, it's lower a1c. but only a few of you are thinking about your heart. fact is, even though it helps to manage a1c, type 2 diabetes still increases your risk of a fatal heart attack or stroke. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill with a lifesaving cardiovascular benefit for adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease, significantly reducing the risk of dying from a cardiovascular event and lowering a1c, along with diet and exercise. this really changes things. jardiance can cause serious side effects
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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, swelling, and difficulty breathing or swallowing. do not take jardiance if you are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems. other side effects are sudden kidney problems, genital yeast infections, increased bad cholesterol, and urinary tract infections, which may be serious. taking jardiance with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions. man: ask your doctor about jardiance and get to the heart of what matters.
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man: ask your doctor about jardiance (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) after ( darya ) ( darya ) after spending a week alone in the wilderness around mount saint helens... a missing hiker is finally rescued.( james ) his parents say he had áno supplies... and survived by eating huckleberries and bees.
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matt matheny got lost during his day hike.( darya ) matheny is a nurse and an eagle scout. he killed and ate the bees that were attacking him.( james ) now... he's in the hospital for observation. doctors say aside from being dehydrated... he's in good condition ( darya )( darya ) coming up next... polcie are looking for this man who they say attacked someone at a gas station. we have the detail ( lydia ) and i'm live in san francisco as police are looking for an unknown man in connection to a sexual exploitation invesitgation. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) when the day turns into night,
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start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... of weather and traffic... no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. ( darya ) a big story this morning... authorities need help tracking down a john doe... who may be able to help them in a child exploitation investigation.( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes joins us live from san francisco. lydia....
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( james ) thanks lydia. ( darya ) happening today.. hundreds of
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u.s. newspapers are banding together to fight back against president trump's war on the press. the boston globe has taken the lead telling president trump that journalists are not the enemy. the globe has asked hundreds of other newspapers to join the cause. each newspaper has written its own editorial demanding president trump stop his war on the news media. many people fear that the president's criticism of the media will lead to violence. ( darya )( darya ) in the east bay... police are looking for a man who assaulted a customer at a concord gas station. it happened at the shell station on oak grove road back on july 31st. police just released these surveillance images. officers were called to the
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gas station after the man and customer got into an argument. it then escalated and the attacker pushed the customer to the ground... injuring him. the attacker then took off in a white van. ( darya ) milpitas police have arrested three people after locating a stolen car. 33-year-old athena mcnary... 39-year-old saren alexander and 32-year-old tarron browden were arrested on august 9th without incident. police found the car.. unccupied in a parking lot of the best value inn.. after running the plates.. they determined it was stolen. mcnary was identifed as the driver and arrested. alexander and browden were located inside the hotel and mcnary and browden are the santa alexander was cited and ( james ) more than 650 families have found affordable housing in oakland this year... using a city program that boosts section 8. so far... 75 landlords have agreed to accept section 8 vouchers... instead of putting their properties on the open market. those who agree to
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take part are eligible for a 500 signing bonus... and up to 25-hundred dollars in interest-free loans for repairs. city officials say more than 500 units have been inspected to help bring them up to code. ( james ) a suspected terrorist is arrested in sacramento... for killing a police officer in iraq. omar abdul-sattar ameen is expected to be extradited to iraq. ameen is accused of being part of an isis convoy... that targeted the officer's home. that attack happened back in 2014. the f-b-i's joint terrorism task force took ameen into custody yesterday. ( darya ) city officials in tracy have fired police chief larry esquivel. esquivel spent 30 years with the san jose police department. a spokesperson said the firing was a personnel matter. but members of the city council say they don't have all the details and believe it was a political move. councilmembers say he has been
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excellent for the community issues. esquivel was named the top cop two years ago in tracy. the tracy police officers association posted a statement saying they fully support esquivel. ( darya ) a former c-h-p officer from amador county is facing a number of sexual abuse and rape charges. 35- year old michael joslin has pleaded not guilty to five felony counts. he's accused of abusing of a 12-year-old girl. joslin was arrested on monday by deputies from his own office. he'll be back in court monday for a bail hearing. ( james ) neighbors in san bruno are pleading with new city leaders to not cut down two heritage trees that are over 100 years old. the city plans to build a playground on what is now just a piece of dirt land. in the initial plans... the trees were allowed to stay but later the residents were told they would have to be cut down. when they asked the city why.. they said it was because one of the trees was sick.
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diseased. they basically, the trees are healthy okay. obviously the wind, it's very windy in that section in that area of that city. but the trees are healthy.>( james ) no decision was made at last nights parks and rec meeting.. the new city manger says he still needs to look at all the design plans before a decision can be made. ( james ) the d-m-v is taking steps to streamline services and reduce wait times. the agency is putting in new self-service kiosks at seven bay area offices. the d-m-v says the kiosks will make vehicle registration renewal simple and quick. the agency has been working to reduce wait times at its offices statewide. back on august 4th... the d-m-v expanded saturday service at dozens of offices. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a warning for parents as children head back to school. a measles outbreak hits 21 states... including california. the step you need to take to stay safe. ( darya ) plus...
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beach advisories in monterey county for fecal contamination.. we have the locations you should be aware of. ( darya ) and next... a warning for parents after harmful levels of weed killer is found in cereals. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (vo) this is not a video game. this is not a screensaver.
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systemwide. continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies
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also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. ( james ) a warning for parents... harmful levels of a weed killer linked to cancer are showing up in cereal. the non-profit "environmental working group" says it found trace amounts of glyphosate in several products... including "cheerios" and "quaker oats granola bars." glyphosate is the active ingredient in "round-up." scientists tested 29 products... and found most of them contained higher levels of the chemical than deemed safe. ( james ) coming up... the warriors are looking for áolder fans... who can dance.
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( james )( darya )( robin ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. major bart delays up to 20 min major bart delays up to 20 min systemwide. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. major bart delays up to 20 min
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systemwide. 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 continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the
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60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than
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continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady.
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( james ) 4 your health this morning... a measles outbreak has hit almost 2 dozen states... including california.( darya ) kron 4's charles clifford talked to a doctor... about what you can do to protect yourself. the center for disease control says that so far this year 107 people in 21 states have contracted measles. in california, the health department says that
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there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus this year. sotmeasles is one of the most contagiouis of the infectious diseases.dr. matt willis is the public health officer in marin county. he says the danger posed by measles can not be ignored. sotif there's one child in a if there's one sotif there's one child in a classroom coughing, that whole classroom can be exposed. there hasn't been a confirmed case of measles in marin since 2015, but willis says this time of the year, when kids are headed back to school, is when they are most concerned about infections.sot measles is one of the most contagious of the infectious diseases. it doesn't take much of the virus. . a particle to get in the air and create exposure for a whole classroom. if there's one kid with measles in a classroom coughing that whole classroom will be exposed.fortunately, measles is also very preventable. the measles vaccine is about 95 percent effective and in california all kids are now required to be vaccinated before they start kindergarten. willis says that parents who still refuse to vaccinate their kids are putting their child's health and education at risk. sotif there is a case of
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measles at a school, we will exclude unvaccinated children for 21 days. which is the period of infectivity. we want to make sure that all parents know that so they can vaccinate their children so they don't have to deal with that.cdc says 107 measles cases so far in the us, measles cases so far in the us, there were 118 total cases last year. in marin county, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( darya ) according to the c-d-c... measles symptoms usually show up about 7 to 14 days after a person is infected. symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and red-watery eyes. ( darya ) new this morning... advisories are now posted at 3 monterey county beaches because of fecal contamination. the beaches are monterey municipal... asilomar state beach and carmel beach. the contamination can come from marine life... storm drains and human activity.
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the advisory will be lifted as soon as bacteria levels return to a safe level for swimming. ( darya ) the warriors need dancers. next month... golden state will hold auditions for a new "senior dance team." anyone 55 or older -- who wants to perform at home games -- can try-out. auditions will be held september 8th at the "ultimate fieldhouse" in walnut creek. ( james )( james ) coming up in the next hour... back to school shopping is on the minds of parents this week. we'll
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next hour... the man accused of crashing into and killing a c-h-p officer... will make his first appearance in court today. we're live with the details. ( darya ) plus... a cal
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fire inspector is killed by a "firenado" during the carr fire in redding. ( darya ) and bayview man who is known as a community advocate... is in critical condition this morning... after being shot at least 5 times. belly fat:
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major bart delays up to 20 min systemwide due to multiple issues
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) and we have team coverage of the major delays happening on bart,( james ) kron 4's sara stinson is live at the daly city bart station with more.sara?
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( james ) thanks sara. we will check back with you through out the morning.now lets get a check of the now lets get a check of the back to school weather forcast with john. (john ) some slight changes today as compared to the start of the week. highs along the coast will consistently remain in the upper 50's and low 60's with fog clearing into the mid afternoon after coastal
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drizzle and the thickest of fog during the morning. the bay will remain comfortable in the 60's and 70's with morning fog and plenty of afternoon sunshine. inland temperatures will boost slightly as compared to yesterday while remaining cooler than average mostly in the mid some slight changes today as compared to the start of the week. highs along the coast will consistently remain in the upper 50's and low 60's with fog clearing into the mid afternoon after coastal
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drizzle and the thickest of fog during the morning. the bay will remain comfortable in the 60's and 70's with morning fog and plenty of afternoon sunshine. inland temperatures will boost slightly as compared to yesterday while remaining cooler than average mostly in the mid 80's. ( james ) a big story this morning... police in san mateo are investigating a sexual assault... involving a rideshare driver.take a look at this map - san mateo police says the female victim was picked up by a man... claiming to be her ride-share driver on highway 92 tuesday night. the victim was able to escape from the man in a secluded area off of highway 92, and run to get help from a passerby on the 14-hundred block of fashion island boulevard around seven... that's when she called police. that man then drove away in a four door grey sedan. this is a sketch of the attacker. the victim describes him as white, mid 30's and slender build. police have not said which rideshare company the suspect claimed to be associated with.
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( darya ) 3 sacramento women say their uber driver threatened to kill them. the women say the man drove erratically and didn't follow directions to their home. eventually... the women called 9-1-1 and that's when the driver let them out. their nightmare ride lasted 25 minutes. ( darya ) uber says it has removed the driver's access to the app. the sacramento county sheriff's department says they are investigating this as a kidnapping. ( darya ) happening today... the man accused of crashing into and killing a
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c-h-p officer will be in court today.( james ) officer kirk griess and another man were killed during a traffic stop in fairfield. kron 4's will tran joins us live from c-h-p headquarters in san francisco. will... ( will )authorities have arrested a man they say killed a california highway patrol officer and another man in a freeway crash.it was announced wednesday that sean walker of rocklin is facing two charges of vehicular manslaughter. it's unclear whether he has an attorney.prosecutors say walker was on his cellphone and distracted last friday when his pickup truck slammed into motorcycle officer kirk griess, who had pulled over an suv on the shoulder of interstate 80 in fairfield.the crash killed griess, a 19-yer chp veteran, and the suv's driver, 49-year-old jaime manuel.griess leaves a wife and three children. manuel is survived by a wife and daughter in the philippines.
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( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) we now know what lead to the death of a cal fire inspector... during the carr fire in shasta county.
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jeremy stoke was killed by a "firenado." stoke died july 26th. minutes before a plume of smoke started swirling around him... stoke radioed out a mayday call. he said he needed a water drop in the area. unfornunately it was too late... and the firenado reached up to speeds of 165 miles per hour. it covered 1 thousand feet and its temperature was 3-thousand degrees. cal fire says it left a trail of damaged trees, rooftops, power line towers and cars. ( darya ) in the north bay... the public said goodbye to a fallen firefighter. a procession for battalion chief matt burchett took place.. as his body was returned home to utah. the 42 year-old was killed monday while battling the mendocino complex fire. his body was surrounded by a full honor guard, with dozens of fellow firefighters and law enforcement officers. burchett's body was escorted
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from ukiah to the sonoma county airport. and people lined the streets the entire way...holding american flags and signs of gratitude. < carol leech / watched procession i am out here to give my love the family and honor all firefighters that have come to help in california. we go on the line together and when there is an end of watch..here to support each other as a family.>( darya ) burchett was the 6th firefighter to die battling california's wildfires this season. ( james ) the biggest fire in state history is now 67-percent contained. the mendocino complex fire has burned more than 364-thousand acres. it's burning in lake... mendocino... colusa and glenn counties. flames have destroyed close to 150 homes. more than a thousand buildings are still threatened this morning. ( james ) police are investigating a shooting in the san francisco bayview neighborhood that left one man
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in critical condition. 43-year-old joseph taeotui (tay-oh-too-wee) also known as 'jungle' was shot five times in the shoulder, neck and head. 'jungle' grew up in bayview and made it his life's mission to give back. he's been doing outreach work with neighborhood children for years... and for the last three, he has been a part of a street violence intervention program.
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random. john cowell has been charged with murder and attempted murder. the wilson family attorney says bart failed to keep the sisters safe. ( darya ) still ahead ... the shocking find cops find inside an old school bus in the bay area. ( darya ) plus ... a middle school is shut down because of threats posted online against a transgender student. but wait until you hear who was posting them. ( darya ) and we hear from a california transportation official ... about the bad state of our bay area roads. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. im tracking major bart delays up to 20 min systemwide due to multiple issues you know when you're at ross shopping for backpacks... ...and mom also gets a back-to-school bag?
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major bart delays up to 20 min systemwide due to multiple issues. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures
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again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady.
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( james )(ááálandingááá) bad roads and increased congestion have unfortunately become a way of life in california... especially here in the bay area. kron 4's dan kerman breaks down how much these issues are costing drivers each year. you might call it bay area bad roads... conditions have become so bad, road crews can barely keep up... then add to that congestion which seems to clog streets and highways at all hours.sotnow a new study by the trip research groups finds bad roads and congestion
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are costing california drivers 61 billion dollars annually either in repair costs or lost time and fuel due to delays.in the san francisco oakland area the costs break down to $2,992 per driver annually, while in the san jose area it costs drivers an extra $2,745sot carl guardino/ california transportation commission 41-51 carl guardino is a member of the california transportation commission. he says for more than 2 and half decades california didn't invest in transportation, that changed last year when the state legislature passed a 12 cent a gallon hike in the gas tax generating nearly 5-and a half billion dollars a year. sot that's why guardino is opposed to a november ballot measure which would repeal the gas tax... he thinks it's a step in the wrong direction and many drivers agree.
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(james) (james) (darya) breaking news this morning ...bart is experiencing major, system- wide delays.for more on the problems on bart ... we turn to robin at the traffic center. ( darya ) new this morning... new this ( darya )
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( darya ) ( darya ) new this morning... a bay area construction company's violations are now surfacing... after a man died on the job. patrick ricketts died almost a week ago... after a steel beam hit him while he was working on the twin peaks tunnel.
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ricketts worked for "shimmick construction." cal-osha says the company has a history of safety violations. back in 2016... a forklift operator died after losing control and going into a trench. san francisco supervisor -- norman yee -- plans to hold a hearing next month to investigate how city contractors are chosen. ( darya ) also new this morning... mountain view police have arrested a man after finding needles... drug pipes and meth in an old school bus. the bus was parked on the 700 block of continental circle. a neighbor called police because the bus hadn't moved in 3 days. police arrested richard drinnin. he's now facing a number of charges... possession and the influence. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... one bay area community is pleading with city leaders to save two trees that are more than 100 years old. ( james ) coming up ... back to school shopping is on the minds of parents this week.
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we'll break down what you can do to save money on supplies. it's important to look after your enamel because it's the foundation for white teeth. i believe dentists will recommend pronamel strong and bright because it strengthens your enamel,
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but then also it polishes away stains for whiter teeth. what might seem like a small cough can be a big bad problem for your grandchildren. babies too young to be vaccinated against whooping cough are the most at risk for severe illness. help prevent this! talk to your doctor or pharmacist today about getting vaccinated against whooping cough.
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talk to your doctor or pharmacist today major bart delays on the fremont line due to a cracked rail. emergency repair work continues and bart is single tracking through the area. other issues resolved in oakland and san francsico. ( darya )(ááá2 shot bamááá) for your money ...
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back-to-school shopping is on the to-do list for families this week ... as students return to school.( james ) and its not too late to find some great bargains whether you're buying online or at a store. shopping and money experts say late august to early september is the best time to score great deals. one important tip ... buy in bulk. team up with other parents who have to buy the same items for their kids ... and then split the cost.( darya ) experts also say you should buy pre-packed boxes of school supplies to save money. ( james ) online sites like school-tool-box dot com and school-pak dot com allow you to search for pre-built boxes for participating schools. ( darya ) coming up next...
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san francsico. ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) and we have team coverage of the major delays happening on bart,( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazas is live at the embarcadero bart station in san francisco with more.sara? sara? with more. san francisco with more.sara?
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( james ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning.now
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lets get a continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into
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the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. ( darya ) in the east bay... police are looking for a man who assaulted a customer at a concord gas station. it happened at the shell station on oak grove road back on july 31st. police just released these surveillance images. officers were called to the gas station after the man and customer got into an argument. it then escalated and the attacker pushed the customer to the ground... injuring him. the attacker then took off in a white van. ( darya ) milpitas police have arrested three people after locating a stolen car. 33-year-old athena mcnary... 39-year-old saren alexander and 32-year-old tarron browden were arrested on august 9th without
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incident. police found the car.. unccupied in a parking lot of the best value inn.. after running the plates.. they determined it was stolen. mcnary was identifed as the driver and arrested. alexander and browden were located inside the hotel and arrested. mcnary and browden are being held at clara jail... cited and ( james ) more than 650 families have found affordable housing in oakland this year... using a city program that boosts section 8. so far... 75 landlords have agreed to accept section 8 vouchers... instead of putting their properties on the open market. those who agree to take part are eligible for a 500 signing bonus... and up to 25-hundred dollars in interest-free loans for repairs. city officials say more than 500 units have been inspected to help bring them up to code. ( james ) a suspected terrorist is arrested in sacramento... for killing a police officer in iraq. omar abdul-sattar ameen is expected to be extradited to iraq. ameen is accused of being part of an isis convoy... that targeted the officer's home. that attack happened back in 2014.
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the f-b-i's joint terrorism task force took ameen into custody yesterday. ( darya ) city officials in tracy have fired police chief larry esquivel. esquivel spent 30 years with the san jose police department. a spokesperson said the firing was a personnel matter. but members of the city council say they don't have all the details and believe it was a political move. councilmembers say he has been excellent for the community issues. esquivel was named the top cop two years ago in tracy. the tracy police officers association posted a statement saying they fully support esquivel. ( darya ) a former c-h-p officer from amador county is facing a number of sexual abuse and rape charges. 35- year old michael joslin has pleaded not guilty to five felony counts. he's accused of abusing of a 12-year-old girl. joslin was arrested on monday by deputies from his own office.
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he'll be back in court monday for a bail hearing. ( james ) neighbors in san bruno are pleading with new city leaders to not cut down two heritage trees that are over 100 years old. the city plans to build a playground on what is now just a piece of dirt land. in the initial plans... the trees were allowed to stay but later the residents were told they would have to be cut down. when they asked the city why.. they said it was because one of the trees was sick.
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president trump's war on the press. the boston globe has taken the lead telling president trump that journalists are not the enemy. the globe has asked hundreds of other newspapers to join the cause. each newspaper has written its own editorial demanding president trump stop his war on the news media. many people fear that the president's criticism of the media will lead to violence. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... a warning for parents as children head back to school. a measles outbreak hits 21 states... including california. the step you need to take to stay safe. ( darya ) plus... beach advisories in monterey county for fecal contamination.. we have the locations you should be aware of. ( darya ) and help is on
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the way to the d-m-v. details about the new service to help reduce those long lines. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. im tracking residual bart dlays starting thursday at kohl's friends & family sale
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residual bart delays on the fremont line due to a cracked rail. emergency repair work complete and bart is no longer single tracking through the area. other issues resolved in oakland and san francsico. ( james ) the d-m-v is taking steps to streamline services and reduce wait times. the agency is putting in new self- service kiosks at seven bay area offices. the d-m-v says the kiosks will make vehicle registration renewal simple and quick. the agency has been working to reduce wait times at its offices statewide. back on august 4th... the d-m-v expanded saturday service at
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dozens of offices. ( james ) comig up next ... a warning for parents after harmful levels of weed killer is found in cereals.
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while other burger places serve the same old stuff, i'm the only one that has the bowls to serve something different. i mean, just look at my teriyaki bowls. choose from steak or chicken, covered in teriyaki sauce, plus your choice of white or brown rice. what about these bowls jack? hey! you got some pretty nice bowls there. and so does dan! thanks jack! those are some nice bowls. everyone's gonna want to get their hands on jack's bowls. try my bowls! see that right there? you can't say that. what? i was just saying i got great bowls... ooooh. now i hear it. yea. try my teriyaki bowls.
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only at jack in the box. (darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather
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and traffic... residual bart delays on the fremont line due to a cracked rail. emergency repair work complete and bart is no longer single tracking through the area. other issues resolved in oakland and san francsico.bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. continuing a trend of overall
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comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's continuing a trend of overall comfortable weather across the bay area with temperatures again showing a range from the 60's along the coast to the 80's inland again. do expect
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temperatures just a bit warmer than yesterday's with skies also clearing just a bit faster than yesterday's. into the weekend highs inland will return to the 90's with temperatures along the coast remaining steady. ( james )(ááá2 shot bamááá) (ááá2 shot ( james )
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( james )(ááá2 shot bamááá) (ááá2 shot bamááá) 4 your health this morning... a measles outbreak has hit almost 2 dozen states... including california. the center for disease control says so far this year 107 people in 21 states have contracted measles. in california, the health department says that there have been 18 confirmed cases of the virus this year. one local health official says the danger posed by measles can not be ignored.
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in a classroom coughing, that whole classroom >( james ) fortunately measles is very preventable. the measles vaccine is about 95 percent effective and in california all kids are now required to be vaccinated before they start kindergarten. ( james ) according to the c-d-c... measles symptoms usually show up about 7 to 14 days after a person is infected. symptoms include fever, cough, runny nose and red-watery eyes. ( darya ) a warning for parents... harmful levels of a weed killer linked to cancer are showing up in cereal. the non-profit "environmental working group" says it found trace amounts of glyphosate in several products... including "cheerios" and "quaker oats granola bars." glyphosate is the active ingredient in "round-up." scientists tested 29 products... and found most of them contained
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higher levels of the chemical than deemed safe. ( darya ) new this morning... advisories are now posted at 3 monterey county beaches because of fecal contamination. the beaches are monterey municipal... asilomar state beach and carmel beach. the contamination can come from marine life... storm drains and human activity. the advisory will be lifted as soon as bacteria levels return to a safe level for swimming. ( james ) national news this morning... the colorado baker who refused to bake a cake for a gay couple... is going to court again. jack phillips has filed a lawsuit against the state of colorado... alleging religious discrimination. this time... it's because of his refusal to serve a transgender customer. last june... autumn scardina asked for a cake that was blue on the outside and pink on the inside. phillips' bakery refused the order on religious grounds. a year later... the colorado civil rights commission ruled there is probable cause that refusal constitutes discrimination.
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a few month ago... phillips won his supreme court case after refusing to serve a gay couple. ( james ) an oklahoma school has re-opened after being shut down for two days... because of threats posted online. a 7th-grade transgender girl used the girl's restroom on the first day of school... prompting the threats. some calling for her to be beat up and others threatened her with a knife. some of the comments were made by parents in the school district.. but most made were from other areas. ( james ) the mother of the transgender student has filed a protective order against a parent who made comments online. ( james ) bay area baseball... and the giants could ánot beat l-a in extra
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innings.( darya ) top of the 8th with 2 runners on... andrew mccutchen hit a 3 run home run... to tie the game at 3. but bottom of the 12th... the dodgers' brian dozier hit a sac fly... giving the dodgers a 4-3 win. the giants are off today. they head to cincinnati next... to take on the reds tomorrow night. ( darya ) a tough loss for the a's. dee gordon slammed a two-run homer in the 12th inning for the mariners. seattle wins this one 2-0. the a's lead seattle by 2- and-a-half games for the second a-l wild card spot. the a's are off today. they start a 3 game series at the coliseum tomorrow night... against the astros. (james) coming up in the next
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 some slight changes today as compared to the start of the week. highs along the coast will consistently remain in the upper 50's and low 60's with fog clearing into the mid afternoon after coastal drizzle and the thickest of fog during the morning. the bay will remain comfortable in the 60's and 70's with morning fog and plenty of sunshine. inland temperatures will boost slightly as compared to yesterday while remaining cooler than average mostly in the mid 80's. ( james ) coming up in 80's. darya folsom..(james) and
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i'm james fletcher. lets get a check of weather and traffic... starting with robin.
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major bart delays up to 20 min systemwide due to multiple issues ( james )( john ) and this ( john )( james ) ( james )

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