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tv   KRON 4 Early News  KRON  August 29, 2018 4:00am-7:01am PDT

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good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. it is wednedsy august 29th...20-18...im robin winston.lets start this morning with a check on weather another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start
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to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas.areas.areas.
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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 ) ( robin ) students and faculty at a peninsula high school... are grieving the death of one of their students. the senior was driving to school monday morning, but never made it. his car veered off an embankment, and he died.
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kron 4's ali reid has the story from san mateo. this is the first day back to school since the deadly crash. there were counselors and support staff here to help students grieve.and they'll be here throughout the year.pkgno parent should have to bury their childrenat serra high's entrance ... blake bottarini's photo sits ... with that smile classmates know all too well. the parents are obviously distraughton monday, the 17 year old .... known as a kind and caring young man ... was heading to feetembankment 45 feethis vehicle was found just before 1'0 clock that afternoon. there are so many things that could've happened, maybe an animal crossed the road, maybe he jerked the wheel, we don't know if he was distracted, or going too fast school officials tell me the serra student body has banded
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together. upperclassmen organized a prayer ceremony, decorated blake's locker to celebrate his life, and have written tribute letters to the teen. as the catholic school community keeps his family in their prayers, letters of support have been given to his twin brother who also attends school here.it was a very tragic incident as c-h-p continues to investigate ... they're asking for the public's help ... as they try to piece together what caused the teen to lose control of the vehicle.the roadway was wet and skyline tends to get wet due to the trees and the area. that slick road may have played a part in the accident but we dont know for sure standuptomorrow the school will hold a formal prayer service for the entire student body.everyone will wear solid white shirts in support of the family.reporting from san mateo ... ali reid ... kron 4 news. (robin)a man who left the country after allegedly
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killing a 6-year-old girl while street racing in menlo park back in 2009 has finally been arrested. later this morning... police will hold a news conference to release more information. shannon steven fox was wanted in connection with the death of lisa xavier... in a crash at the intersection of willow road and bayfront expressway.. it happened on the afternoon of november 12th, 20-09. a street race ended ...when one of the cars ran a red light.. and crashed into a car carrying xavier and her mother. the young girl died the next day and her mother was seriously injured. police say, fox fled the area and eventually the country.. he had been a fugitive for nearly a decade. this morning's news conference is set for 9:00. ( robin )new this morning... a man is behind bars after breaking into a car... and running from a deputy. it happened in san carlos... when police say edward passi was seen walking into driveway's, and pulling on car door handles on the 900 block
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of cherry street. when a deputy arrived... they saw passi sitting inside someones car. when passi saw the deputy, he got out of the car and ran off with stolen property. passi was eventually found and arrested. ( robin )a developing story... police now have two persons of interest after a headless torso was found in a fish tank in a san francisco home. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. police have not yet identified the victim but neighbors believe that it may be brian egg who lived in that home in san francisco. he had been missing for months. neighbors say they called police back in june... police went to the house but nobody answered. then at the begning of august... neighbors called police again when they saw two people at the home who claimed that egg was on vacation in europe. while investigating police found a headless torso floating in a fish tank in a concealed part of the house. now police have named 39- year-old lance silva and 52- year-old robert mccaffrey as
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persons of interest. both were arrested on homicide... theft... and elder abuse charges. mccaffery was later released pending further investigation. silva is still in custody for a probation violation. ( robin )in the east bay... an oakland police officer injured in a crash ... is still in critical condition this morning. the alameda county sheriff's office tweeted that officer jordan wingate is still fighting and having a tough time. the 22-year-old was responding to reports of a suspicious person... when his patrol car crash crashed into another car-- and then into a semi- truck. wingate has been with the department since 20-13.. when he started as a cadet. his father is an oakland police lieutenant. ( robin )also in the east bay... richmond police are offering a 10-thousdand dollar reward.... for details on two supsects tied to two of the city's eight murders this year. kron4's michelle kingston has the story. (mk)michelle kingston, mkingstonnewsthe community and
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these families are hurting over the loss of both alexander and henderson... and hope someone comes forward with information.decenthia henderson, victim's mother"we never would've thought it would be our son, but at the end of the day, it can happen to anybody. anybody."richmond police are now giving away a 10-thousand dollars to anyone with information leading to an arrest in two unsolved murder cases ... hoping someone will come forward.decenthia henderson, victim's mother "people's kids, people's parents, everybody's hurting, the community is hurting."in april -- decenthia henderson's son mark was shot and killed near crescent park in richomond.nine days later ... 21 year old joseph alexander was murdered in the stop and shop on carlson boulevard ... richmond's eighth homicide in less than eight months.joseph alexander, victim's father"we just want justice. he didnt deserve this. he was a great person. loved by many. lots of family. we just want justice, bottom line."police say these two murders happened just days after a fatal shooting that
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ended a four and a half month period without homicides in the city -- the longest since richmond began keeping record in the early 1970s.decenthia henderson, victim's mother"why did they take marky away from us? do you know how much that hurt as a mother?"joseph alexander, victim's father"we dont know any details of what happened, we really don't care. we just want justice." michellethe reward will go to anyone with information that leads to an arrest in these cases.live in richmond michelle kingston kron 4 news ( robin )oakland police are promising to increase patrols in areas where they have seen four killings ... in four- days. one of those killings claimed the life of 36- year old mario thomas. he was gunned down sunday night, in an area behind a laundromat... off 73rd and international. it happened one day after the deadly shooting of a 38- year old man... just across the street. police believe those two crimes may be connected. there were two other deadly shootings sunday. two people were killed... and three were wounded.
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all four killings have police shifting officers' hours in these areas... to increase their visibility.
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s-f-o. stop using the parking area... as a bathroom. we tell you what the airport is doing to curb the unsanitary problem. (robin)plus... a new idea for building more affordable housing in the south bay. we explain how it could create both work force housing... and homes for those in need. (robin)and... police in the east bay city are looking for a person who slashed the tires of at least eight vehicles. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (ácommercialá) (robin)
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average
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temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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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 ) in san francisco... some taxi drivers are declining to use the restroom... and are instead... urinating in public as they wait to pick up passengers at s-f-o. kron four's terisa estacio has the story. "that is gross" that in response to sfo sending out a warning to taxi drivers - requesting them to stop using the outside parking structure as a bathroom. kron four news obtained the email... in which it states quote " airport staff has noticed an increase rate of urination and defecation in the rear of sfo
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tax lot number 3 and nearby stairwel. this creates a highly unsanitary condition and a health harzard for sfo custodians...."it goes on to say.. tax drivers are reminded that the nearby restroom is open 24/7, end quote. this is video of where the taxi drivers wait to be called up to go into another line out at the terminals to pick up a rider. as you can see they are all in order... the drivers i spoke with would not go on camera, but said if they leave to use the bathroom, they will lose thr place and subsequently lose a potentially good fare. it is on average 45 dollars to the sf. some drivers were hostile - shouting that they will do whatever they want, where ever they want... they say these days they are in a fight to survive because of ride share companies cutting into their salaries. sfo has
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different perspective... the email goes on to say that they are now going to increase patrols and violators are subject to suspensions and or arrest. as far as those at sfo... most believed the matter was disgusting. courtney. "i do not have words, but i can smell it, it is bad. shelly hancock, there is a bathroom close by, do you think they should just use it? yes. in fact, i am going to go use one now." at sfo, terisa estacio kron four news ##### ( robin )a new development in an apple store theft in the east bay. new security photos were released of the four men who rushed a store in walnut creek .. making away with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. police are trying to locate the thieves ... and now apple is making some security changes. two private security guards have been recently seen at the store ... keeping watch over people coming and going. people we spoke with say apple should
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do more to protect customers and employees. ( robin )also in the east bay... police are looking for a person who burglarized and slashed the tires of at least 8 vehicles. it happened in fremont early monday morning. kron 4's charles clifford has details. well, its an auto shop's worst nightmare. arriving to work and finding that all of your customer's car tires have been slashed. according to the fremont police department, sunday evening or possibly early monday morning someone burglarized at least one car and slashed the tires of 8 vehicles behind 2 different auto repair shops in the 41000 block of albrae street.sot monday. five cars of mine were all flat.fil bertolfo is the owner of fil's general auto repair. the vandals slashed tires on 5 cars behind his shop. 3 cars were vandalized behind asco auto body, which is next door.the fremont police department has launched an investigation but so far no suspects have been identified and a motive for the vandalism remains a mystery. there are
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multiple surveillance cameras nearby but it isn't clear if any of them captured an image of the suspect or suspects. fil says that a camera at a near by buisnesses did record what appeared to be a black car in the area early monday morning, but it was to dark to see the driver. soti'm responsible.fil says the cars belong to his customers but since the vehicles were in his care, he has to pay to fix the tires. meaning he's potentially out thousands of dollarshe hopes whoever did this will be arrested and punished.soti'm hoping that the people doing that will get caught. because it's not funny. the owner of asco auto body was unavailable to comment for this story.anyone with information is asked to contact the fremont police department.in fremont, charles clifford kron 4 news. ( robin )for your health this morning... the use of deadly pesticides at illegal pot farms has been a growing problem all across the state. researchers and federal
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authorities announced they're finding potentially deadly pesticides... at nine of every 10 illegal marijuana farms in california this year. that's a jump from chemicals found at about 75 percent of illegal growing operations discovered on public land last year, and six times as high as in 2012. one researcher says the pesticide found at the illegal farms is so powerful... that less than a teaspoon can kill you. (robin)still ahead... east bay police are offering thousands of dollars... for details on the death of alex goodwin junior.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in
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(robin) i'm tracking (robin) i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today. from k-pop... to a boy band... to a movie's "sonic universe," today's hollywood minute is all about the sounds of entertainment. david daniel explains. (nat-music)b-t-s beats taylor swift! the k-pop group's new music video, "idol," broke the record for the biggest you-tube debut of all time, with more than 45-million views in its first 24 hours. that topped taylor's "look what you made me do," which racked up "only" 43-point-two million views in one day. (singing) "there's a feeling side, i want you to know." b-b-mak is back! the british boy band is reuniting after 15
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years. the trio is set to play shows in new york, chicago and los angeles in november, with a new album and a north american tour due next year. "it was really early on that the directors, jonathan and josh baker, had the idea that all of the technology in the film would have a magnetic energy behind it."joseph fraioli (fray-oh-lee), sound designer on "kin," set out to create a "world of sound" based around magnetism.(nat) we'll see whether audiences are "drawn" to "kin" when it opens in theaters friday. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a new idea could help house the homeless near schools. we'll explain atfer the break. (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning
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forecast. another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly
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sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less
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then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) ( robin ) ( robin )4 your money this
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morning... a solution has been proposed to help ease the affordable housing crisis in the south bay. the idea would put people who are homeless, teachers and others in need of an affordable place to live .... under the same roof. kron four's rob fladeboe explains. estimates vary but with as many as six or seven thousand homeless people on the streets of santa clara county on any given dayand teachers who cant afford to live here, an idea that just gained some traction would be to build permanent, afordable housing on county-owned, school district property. supervisor cindy chavez.cindy chavez/santaclara county supervisor "...they have a need for teacher and staff housing and we have funding for foster homeless housing and we are looking to see whether it's possible to create a partnership to see if it's possible to get both workforce housing and housing for populations in need on school district property..."no specific properties have been identified, but east side union, san jose unified and 31
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other school districts in the county are home to hundreds of vacant lots and other under-used resources that might be tapped for housing says chavez. cindy chavez/santa clara county supervisor "...school districts have properties where they used to be a school and don't any longer and we are trying to think how to creatively use those assetts because in many cases...."the board voted unanimously tuesday to reach out to school districts with an offer of funding to pay for assett evaluation and feasablity studuies that would would address cost, zoning and potental conflicts arising from housing the homeless near schools.cindy chavez/santa clara county supervisor "....what we are really talking about is how do we share assetts and put people together in a way that's cost efffective for everybody and meets our broader community needs of getting housing..." rob fladeboe/san jose ".... san jose unified school district welcomes the idea, havingalready passed a resolution to work with both the county and the city of san jose on addressing the affordable housing crisis. in
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san jose rob fladeboe kron4news happening today for people living in milpitas.... there will be a planned water system shut-down. it will happen in the overnight hours-- 10 p-m until 6:00 tomorrow morning. the water main near south main street will be shut down to allow a contractor to cut-in a new connection for a new development. the water shut down will affect people on south main at serra way to the intersection of south main st at sinnott lane. ( robin )it's been more than 2-years since the murder of alex goodwin jr. berkeley city officials are offering thousands of dollars in reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction... in the shooting death of the 22- year-old man. the shooting happened at around 11 p-m on august 19th 20-16 on burnett and mabal streets.
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when officers arrived on the scene, they found alex goodwin unresponsive outside of his family''s home. he was taken to the hospital where he later died. no suspect information has been released. ( robin )homeless veterans across northern california will soon be able to get some warrant's dismissed... without going to court. it's all part of an event called a "stand down"... which provides a wide variety of services to try to get homeless vets... back on their feet. (sot) (robin) judges will judges will gather at the monterey county fairgrounds the last weekend of september, to consider minor infractions... and help the
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veterans put small crimes behind them. the "stand down" also provides medical and dental care, therapists and psychologists ... and food and clothing to prepare the homeless vets for winter. ( robin ) california will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. governor jerry brown signed a bill yesterday that will replace bail with a risk-assessment system. this means most suspects arrested for noviolent misdemeanors will be released within 12-hours of being booked. people facing serous and violent felonies will not be eligible for pre-trial release. some people worry the bill will allow dangerous people to go free-- and they won't return for trial. supporters say the change will end the unfair practice of imprisoning people simply because they are poor. the new system will go into effect in october of next year. ( robin )on the peninsula... a driver is hospitalized after a lumber truck overturns at a construction site in menlo
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park. it happened tuesday morning at the "station 13- hundred" residential development project on el camino real. the 53-foot trailer was fully loaded with lumber-- when it tumbled onto the underground parking area. the driver suffered back and shoulder injuries, but is expected to be okay. (robin)coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... a northern california councilwoman is fighting back.. after she says, she was harassed online. (robin)and... nearly a year after the north bay firestorm... very few homes have been rebuilt. we tell you the challenge homeowners are facing. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) it's time for the 'biggest sale of the year' on the new
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it senses your movement and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. and now, all beds are on sale. it's the last chance to save 50% on the new sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. ends labor day. ( robin ) almost a year after the destructive north bay firestorm... only a fraction of almost 27-hundred homes lost in santa rosa... have been rebuilt.santa rosa city permitting data indicates only nine homes have completed
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construction as of last thursday... and another 250 are under construction. officials say under-insurance is one of the biggest reasons for delays. many homeowners discovered that their policies did not cover actual costs of a rebuild. this can delay claims, settlements, and construction. ( robin )controversial wildfire legislation is causing an uproar in sacramento. the proposed law would reportedly help prevent wildfires - but, the measure could also allow utility companies, such as p-g- and-e ... to pass on some wildfire cost to customers. capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has the details on when the bill could be finalized. with a destructive wildfire season already underway in california - there is a fiery debate in the capitol over proposed wildfire prevention legislation. ((sen. bill dodd d-napa)) "we still have the same goals that we talked about the very first time that we met. anything that we do should protect
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victims today, and should also harden the grid so there are no victims tomorrow and beyond." one of the heated issues is utility company liability when power equipment sparks a fire. under the proposal - some costs could be passed on to customers. ((sen. hannah beth-jackson d-santa barbara))"i think we need to send a signal to the markets that we are serious about holding these companies accountable while at the same time recognizing we need electricity.")) another hot topic is forest management - and how to regulate the removal of dead and dying trees.((assembly member brian dahle r-bieber)) "three weeks ago, 1100 homes burned in my district and we have a massive fuel loading problem so my colleague and i have been talking about vegetation management for years now, we ran bills and got them close and we tweaked them to where.. they don't work on the ground. but when you go to implement it on the actual ground, it
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just doesn't work."in sacramento... i'm ashley zavala. (robin)coming up on the kron four morning news... the raiders new stadium isn't even finished yet... but there is already a parking problem that will change the way fans tailgate.
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on your morning forecast. another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog
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burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot no major hot another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly
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sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. areas.many inland into the 80's for many inland areas. 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin )a north bay city
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councilwoman is fighting back... after being bullied online. rachel hundley of sonoma says, somee posted pictures of her in her underwear at 'burning man. the website with the photos has been taken down.... and in a youtube video hundley explains how all this has affected her. kron 4's j.r. stone has the story. this is rachel hundley, city councilwoman and former mayor in the city of sonoma. she's running for re-election and has taken to youtube after pictures of her working at burning man in her underwear, were posted on a website called rachel hundley exposed. hundley has responded to this on youtube.sot what was especially disturbing in this era of me too was the attempt to slut shame me in celebrating my body and my attendance at burning man. sonoma mayor madolyn agrimonti, who is also running for a council seat, says power to hundley for stepping up and fighting back.sot she's strong
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she's a strong young woman and i'm very proud she did that.in the youtube video hundley says she was sent a letter on august 13th accusing her of immoral and unethical behavior. telling her to drop out of the upcoming city council election or else. a short time later the web site rachel hundley exposed was created. accusations about her time at burning man and pictures from the event were posted. the site was soon taken down and hundley says it was full of outright lies. in her video which now has more than a hundred thousand views, she addresses the people who may have targeted her.sot i am here today to tell my faceless bullies that i cannot be shamed into quiting because i am not ashamed the spineless individuals who created this web site want to influence our election yet they don't have the courage or integrity to own their own lies.j.r. stone it is still unclear who sent that letter and who put that
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web site together. i asked the mayor and she is unsure about it as well. we do know that 6 people are vying for 3 city council seats come november. in sonoma, j.r. stone kron 4 news. ( robin )4 your health this morning....the u-s is currently dealing with its highest number of reported sexually transmitted diseases nationwide áever. the findings were reported at the national s-t-d prevention conference in washington. according the c-d-c-- nearly two- point- three million cases of syphilis... gonorrhea and chlamydia were diagnosed in 20-17. that's 200- thousand more cases, than the record set in 2016. experts say, the number of s-t-d cases has increased four- years in a row. ( robin )the raiders have unveiled parking plans for the team's new stadium in las vegas. and it might mean the 'famous' silver and black
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tailgating experience - could be a lot different than what fans in oakland are used to. that's because most of the parking will be-- áfour miles away from the stadium. reporter patrick walker has details. pkgstandup in the two parking options north of the stadium are here at tropicana and arville. this former southwest gas property is one option... and exisiting parking over at the orleans is another. the team has proposed up to 12-thousand off-site parking spaces between these two locations... and the two on las vegas boulevard south of the 215. add in the 25-hundred or so on-site parking spots... and the team still comes up about 15-hundred short of what's required in the county code. the team is designing the stadium to rely heavily on ride-sharing and the shuttle service between the off-site parking and the stadium. county commission chairman steve sisolak says the proposal is a good start... but the team will still have to address the deficiency in spots.sot - keep them off mgm properties, properties to the
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west((steve sisolak/county commission chairman: "we've gotta discuss those things, and then the shuttling back-and-forth, i don't know if there's a charge associated with this off-site parking that they're talking about, if there's not, where the tailgating would be. i can't see them tailgating in the parking garage of the orleans, but the other one to the south, maybe, that we haven't discussed yet." )) patrick ((patrick walker)) sisolak says the goal is for the team to not rely on the 25-thousand parking spaces at nearby businesses or at the strip properties. however... that's not to say businesses on their own won't offer parking for a premium price. ( robin )that was patrick walker reporting. there's still no word on what parking there will cost. the raiders las vegas stadium is expected to open in 20-20. (robin)coming up at 5 on the kron four morning news... the mystery continues. it's been several months since the hart family went missing-- and their s-u-v was discovered over a cliff in mendocino county. in the next hour hear why investigators are saying the mystery may never be solved. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( robin ) coming up at 5 on the kron 4
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morning news... students and faculty will gather this morning to remember a classmate who died in a car crash. we take you there in a live report. ( robin )plus... after nine years... a man who killed a 6-year-old girl during a street race... has been arrested. hear how he was captured... in a live report. ( robin )and... police in the east bay city are looking for a person who slashed the tires of at least eight vehicles.
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( lydia ) a student killed in a crash. i am live at teh school with the details. ( will ) police make an arrest in a 9-year-old cold case. i will have the details in a live report.
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( sara ) we will be getting a closer look at san francisco's proposed safe injection site. i will have the details in a live report. ( darya ) good ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... another comfortable day another comfortable day ahead
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of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) a big story we are following this morning... students and faculty at a peninsula high school are mourning the death of a student.( james ) a senior at serra high school was killed in a car crash. and today a prayer service will be held for him. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the school this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia ) serra high senior... blake bottarini was driving to school monday morning when his car veered off an embankment on highway 35... crashed into a tree... and died. today... the school will hold a formal prayer service for the entire student body. everyone will wear solid white shirts in support of the family. it is not clear what caused his car to veer off of highway 35... but his car was not found for several hours.
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happened, maybe an animal crossed the road, maybe he jerked the wheel, we don't know if he was distracted, or going too fast> school officials say that grief caounselors will be on campus today for students to talk with. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) another big story we are following... a fugitive is arrested for the 2009 street racing crash that killed a 6-year old girl. ( darya ) kron4's will tran is live in menlo park where the arrest was announced. ( will )a man who fled the country after allegedly killing a 6-year-old girl while street racing in menlo park in 2009 has been arrested, police said today. shannon steven fox was wanted in connection with the death of lisa xavier in a collision at the intersection of willow road and bayfront
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expressway on the afternoon of nov. 12, 2009. a street race between two vehicles ended when one of them ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying xavier and her mother. the young girl died the next day and her mother was seriously injured. surveillance footage showed the driver of the car that caused the crash then exited and got into the other car involved in the race and it sped away, police said. police said fox fled the area and eventually the country, and has been a fugitive for nearly a decade. ( james ) ( james ) a developing
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story... police now have two persons of interest in the case of a headless torso found in a fish tank in a san francisco home. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. police have not yet identified the victim but neighbors believe it may be brian egg who lived in that home. he has been missing for months. neighbors say they called police back in june... police went to the house but nobody answered. then at the begning of august... neighbors called police again when they saw two people at the home who claimed that egg was on vacation in europe. while investigating police found a headless torso floating in a fish tank in a concealed part of the house. now police have named 39-year-old lance silva and 52-year-old robert mccaffrey as persons of interest. both were arrested on homicide... theft... and elder abuse charges. mccaffery was later released pending further investigation. silva is
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still in custody for a probation violation. ( darya ) new this morning... police in redwood city have arrested a man after he led police on a chase all the way to san francisco. the chase started just after midnight on highway 101 just south of whipple avenue. an officer tried to pull over a man on a motorcycle but he took off reaching speeds on 120 miles per hour. the chase ended at the intersection of jerrold avenue and bayshore boulevard in san francisco...where the man was arrested. it is not clear why he took off in the first place. ( darya ) also new this morning... three people are without a home this morning after a fire in antioch. the fire broke out around 1 this morning on the 28-hundred block of gentrytown drive. that's just south of highway 4. everyone was able to get out of the home safely. ( james ) in the east bay... a man is under arrest after firing a gun in his home in san leandro... the bullet went through the floor and into his neighbor's home. police say minh huynh was handling a gun in his 2nd
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story apartment on dutton avenue... when it went off and the bullet went through the floor. fortunately the neighbor was not hurt. huynh told police the gun went off by accident but while investigating police found stolen guns in his home and he was arrested. ( james ) also in the east bay... an oakland police officer injured in a crash ... is still in critical condition this morning. the alameda county sheriff's office tweeted that officer jordan wingate is still fighting and having a tough time. the 22-year-old was responding to reports of a suspicious person... when his patrol car crash crashed into another car-- and then into a semi-truck. wingate has been with the department since 20-13.. when he started as a cadet. his father is an oakland police lieutenant. ( james ) happening now... police in danville are looking for two armed robbers and their getaway driver. the incident happened on windchime drive near manchester street. two men wearing wearing dark clothes and hoods approached a man near his
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parked car. the thieves were carrying hanguns. after robbing the victim... they got in a car being driven by a third person and took off. ( darya ) also in the east bay... richmond police hoping to solve two murders... are now offering two 10- thousand dollar rewards. the first case involves mark henderson junior. he was shot to death back on april ninth. and on april 18th... joseph alexander was shot and killed at a "stop and shop market" on carlson boulevard. now the families of the two victims are hoping someone will come forward.
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stretch since richmond started keeping record in the early 1970's. ( darya ) oakland police are promising to increase patrols in areas where they have seen four killings ... in four- days. one of those killings claimed the life of 36- year old mario thomas. he was gunned down monday night in an area off of 73rd and international. it happened one day after the deadly shooting just across the street. police believe those two crimes may be connected. then, there were two other deadly shootings sunday. all four shootings have police shifting officers' hours in these areas .... to increase their visibility. ( james ) almost a year after the destructive north bay firestorm...only a fraction of almost 27-hundred single family homes lost in santa rosa...have been rebuilt. city records show that only 9 homes have completed construction as of last thursday... and another 250 are under construction. city officials say under-
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insurance is one of the biggest reasons for delays. many homeowners are finding out that their policies do not cover the actual costs of a rebuild. ( james ) and with another destructive wildfire season already underway in california - there is a debate in sacramento over a proposed wildfire prevention legislation. some argue that the proposed law would help prevent wildfires - but could also allow utility companies who are found liable in wildfires to pass some of the costs on to customers. another debate is over forest management - and how to regulate the removal of dead and dying trees. a final version fo the bill must be voted on before the legislative session ends on firday. ( darya ) new this morning... police in rohnert park... arrest a man they believe is responsible for three separate attacks... all with in a 4 hour period. police say the man first tried to steal a woman's purse on the copeland creek trail. in that case he hit the woman with a wine bottle. then he is accused of attakcing a
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man at santa alicia park with a pipe and a knife... before going to a taco bell and stealing a woman's purse. that man has been identified as randy solares. he is facing charges of assault with a deadly weapon. ( darya ) happening today for people living in milpitas.... there will be a planned water system shut-down ... it will happened in the overnight hours-- 10 p-m until 6:00 tomorrow morning... the water main near south main street will be shut down to allow a contractor to cut-in a new connection for a new development. the water shut down will affect people on south main at serra way to the intersection of south main st at sinnott lane. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... tires slashed on several cars in the east bay. now police are looking for the person responsible. ( james ) plus... police in walnut creek release new pictures as they search for the people who robbed an apple store. ( james ) and after the break... an earthquake rattles southern california. but officials with the u-s-g-s
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says this quake actually brought some good news about a potential early warning system. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street it's time for the 'biggest sale of the year' on the new sleep number 360 smart bed. it senses your movement and automatically adjusts to keep you both comfortable. and now, all beds are on sale. it's the last chance to save 50% on the new sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. ends labor day. ( darya ) welcome back to
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the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. another comfortable day ahead
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of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many
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inland areas.
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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. ( james ) another big story we are following... a 4-point-4 magnitude earthquake rattles
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southern california. this was the view from a camera in hollywood. you can see the shaking. it was centered about 25 miles east of los angeles. there are no reports of any damage or injuries. and the u-s-g-s says just before that quake hit... their early warning system worked. it gave them a 3 second warning that the strong shaking was coming. ( darya ) in the east ( darya )( darya ) in the east bay new security pictures are released of the four people who rushed a store in walnut creek... making away with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. police are trying to locate the thieves ... and now apple is making some security changes. two private security two private security guards have been recently seen at the store ... keeping watch over people coming and going. ( darya ) in the east in the east bay...
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police are looking for whoever burglarized and slashed the tires of at least eight cars at two different auto boys shops. according to fremont police.. sunday evening or early monday morning someone burglarized at least one car and slashed the ties of eight others on albrae street. fremont police have no suspects.. there were surveillance cameras nearby but its unclear if they caught the vandal. the motive for the vandalism also remains unclear. but now the auto shops could be out thousands of dollars.
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pot farms has been a growing problem all across the state. researchers and federal investigators now say they're finding potentially deadly pesticides at nine out of every 10 illegal marijuana farms in california this year. that's a jump from chemicals found at about 75 percent of illegal growing operations discovered on public land last year. one researcher says the pesticide found at the illegal farms is so powerful that less than a teaspoon can kill you. ( james ) in the north bay... people can now get to denver from the sonoma county airport in santa rosa. the new service to the denver international airport will allow travelers to connect to more than 145 destinations worldwide. sonoma county officials said denver has been a targeted destination for more than 10 years. the new flights will begin march 8th. ( james ) we are now less than 10 weeks from the midterm elections and californi is taking new steps to protect the elections from cyber attacks. governor jerry brown signed legislation yesterday to create a new office for election cyber- security. it will work
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with state, local and federal agencies to share information about cyber threats. the office would also be in charge of monitoring the internet for false elction information such as the date of the elction and how to register to vote. ( darya ) ( darya ) happening today... arizona senator john mccain will lie in state at the state capital in arizona. today would have been the senator's 82nd birthday. he died on saturday after a year long battle with brain cancer. later this week mccain's body will be flown to washongton d-c where he will lie in state at the u-s capitol before being burried on saturday at the u-s naval academy. ( darya ) coming up at 5:30 on the kron 4 morning news... a bay area city councilwoman up for re- election is fighting back after she says after she says she was harrassed online. ( darya ) and after the break... california police officers save a baby's life
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during a traffic stop and it was all caught on camera. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge.
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. maze to sf. min from the less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) two sheriff's deputies save a baby's life during a traffic stop. and their heroic actions were captured on camera. video shows one the deputies rushing a 9-month-old boy to the hospital. minutes earlier... the deputies pulled over a car that was driving
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erratically in los angeles county. turns out the parents inside were trying to get to a hospital. their son was not breathing. thanks to the deputies... the boy will be okay. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... police in one east bay city are stepping up efforts to solve a cold case murder. ( sara ) we will be getting a closer look at san francisco's proposed safe injection site. i will have the details in a live report.
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kellogg's chocolate frosted flakes. mmm chocolatey mmm mmm mmmmmm yeah, chocolate! chocolatey. crunch into chocolatey gr-r-reatness. they're gr-r-reat! ( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and
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traffic... another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot spots. new accident nb 238 near 880. traffic jammed from 580 in castro valley. bay bridge wb
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80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) no major hot spots. new accident nb 238 near 880. traffic jammed from 580 in castro valley. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. maze to sf. ( darya ) happening today... san francisco mayor london breed will tour the first-full scale safe injection site in the country.
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( james ) the site is awaiting approval from governor brown. kron 4's sara stinson is live at city hall with the details. sara? ( sara )as mayor london breed awaits approval from the governor - she will tour "glid" the safe injection site this morning in the tenderloin to see what the overdose prevention program would look like.inside the site called "glide" would be supervised injection booths, medical equipment, trained staff and clinical environment with resources to health care and harm reduction services.these type of injection sites aim to provide a safe place for people to use while reducing the number of people who overdose.safe injection sites have been heavily debated by city leaders all over the world - but 65 cities including vancouver, canada have successfully opened them up to respond to the opoid crisis.everyday here in san
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francisco - we get an up close look at how serious this issue is with people shooting up on city streets and on bart.today - mayor breed will be able to see an interactive display with audio recordings from drug users in the tenderloin community.no drugs will be present during the demonstration.mayor breed will tour "glide" at nine this morning - we'll bring you there live here on the kron 4 morning news.and we will continue to follow if the governor decides to approve the first safe injection site in the country here in san francisco.live at city hall, sara stinson, kron 4 news.###
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( james ) thanks sara. ( darya ) it has now been more than 2 years since the murder of alex goodwin jr. berkeley city officials are now offering thousands of dollars in reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of the 22- year-old man. the shooting happenedt around 11 p-m on august 19th 20-16 on burnett and mabal streets. when officers arrived on the scene, they found alex goodwin, of berkley, unresponsive outside of his family''s home. he was taken to the hospital where he later died. no suspect information has been released. ( james ) new this morning... police arrest two people for a car burglary in milbrae. police say they stole 20-thousand dollars worth of belongings from the car. they were arrested while police were investigating a robbery at a lucky's store. the deputies realized that the suspects in that theft matched the description of the car burglars. luis celis anf nina barry were both arrested.
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( james ) new this morning... a man is behind bars after breaking into a car... and running from a deputy. it happened in san carlos... when police say edward passi was seen walking into driveway's, and pulling on car door handles on the 900 block of cherry street. when a deputy arrived... they saw paasi sitting inside someones car. when paasi saw the deputy, he got out of the car and ran off with stolen property. paasi was eventually found and arrested. ( darya ) in sonoma... in sonoma... a city council woman is fighting back after she was harassed online for going to burning man. rachel hundley is running for re-election.. and has taken to youtube after pictures of her working at burning man were posted on a website called rachel hundley exposed. in the video hundley says she was sent a letter on august 13th telling her to drop out of the city council race... calling her behavior immoral and unethical. the site has been taken down... in the
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video.. which now has more than a hundred thousand view.. hundley addresses the people who targeted her.
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whatever they want where ever they want. they say they are in a fight to survive because of ride share conpanies. s-f-o has increased patrols and violators are subject to suspensions or arrest. ( james ) california will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. governor jerry brown signed a bill today that will replace bail with a risk-assessment system. this means most suspects arrested for non-violent misdemeanors will be released within 12-hours of being booked. people facing serous and violent felonies will not be eligible for pre-trial release. some people worry the bill will allow dangerous people to go free-- and they won't return for trial. supporters say the change will end the unfair practice of imprisoning people simply because they are poor. the new system will go into effect in october of next year. ( darya ) now to bay area football... both the raiders and 49ers stepping up to help charities.( james ) first...the raiders... donating 250-thousand dollars to help save the youth
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sports...eliminated by the oakland unified school district. 10-different programs have been cut, including bowling... swimming... golf and tennis... but mark davis is stepping up to get those sports back up and running. in a statement, the raiders owner said..."the prospect of these kids losing their dreams was difficult to hear for everyone in the community." ( darya ) meanwhile the 49ers its annual 'players for a purpose' fundraising event at levi's. guests in attendance had a chance to meet players, coaches and executives. all proceeds are going to help the 49ers community organization assist bay area youth. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... at 5:45... a new plan for building more affordable housing in the south bay. ( darya ) plus... teh giants win a nail biter while the a's make up ground in the american league west. we have the ( darya ) and next... the
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united states is dealing with a new health crisis. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back ( james ) 4 your health this morning....the u-s is dealing with the highest number of reported sexually transmitted diseases ever. the findings were reported at
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the national s-t-d prevention conference in washington d-c. according the c-d-c... nearly two- point- three million cases of syphilis... gonorrhea and chlamydia were diagnosed in 2017. that's 200-thousand more cases than the previous high set in 2016. experts say, the number of s-t-d cases has now increased four- years in a row. ( james ) coming up after the break... the mystery behind the death of a family from washington state who died in mendocino county... might never be solved as investigators face more questions than answers. (ácommercialá) maybe you could save energy by
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checking bay area roads 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
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many
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inland areas.
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( james ) in the south bay... a solution has been proposed.. to help ease the affordable housing crisis. the idea would put people who are homeless... plus teachers and others in need of an affordable place to live .... under the same roof. santa clara county officals say the housing would allow for permanent... afordable homes on county-owned... school district property. it is not clear how much they would cost. no specific buildings have been identified, but east side union... san jose unified and 31 other school districts in the county are home to hundreds of vacant lots. < "....what we are really talking about is how do we share assetts and put people together in a way that's cost efffective for everybody and meets our broader community needs of getting housing...">( james ) the board voted unanimously voted the board voted unanimously to reach out to school districts with an offer of funding to pay for studies that would would address cost... zoning
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and potental conflicts arising from housing the homeless near schools. san jose unified school district has already passed a resolution to work with both the county and the city of san jose. ( darya ) the mystery behind the death of a family from washington state... might never be solved. the families s-u-v plunged off a cliff in mendocino county. five bodies have been found.. invesitgators say jennifer hart was driving drunk and the crash was intentional. in washington.. investigators say their home looked as if no children lived there. a laptop was recovered and handed over to the f-b-i. the condition of the house has raised questions for investigators. ( darya ) investigators are still searching for blood relatives of hannah hart... to help identify human remains found
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this spring. so far ... no relatives have come forward. ( james ) a student in el dorado county was arrested after getting angry over another student's "make america great again" hat. the heated fight was captured on camera. deputies says, the union mine high school student began insulting her classmate, who was wearing the hat. at one point, the upset student grabbed the hat... throwing it on the ground. the student was told to leave... but came back. deputies say, the teacher stepped in to hold back the disgruntled girl... who then slapped him on the arm. ( james ) el dorado county schools did not comment .. but did release a statement, saying, in part... student and staff safety is our highest priority... and the administration will continue to cooperate with the el dorado county sheriffús office.... ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the a's taking on
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the astros as they compete for first place in the american league west.( james ) before the game the a's getting some bad news... brett anderson and sean manaea both added to the disabled list. let's get to the highlights... in the top of the third... matt olson... goes deep to right for the two run home run. that would give oakland a 3 to 1 lead. then in the ninth inning with the game tied... nick martini with the r-b-i double. the a's go on to win by a final of 4 to 3. ( darya ) the giants meanwhile the giants meanwhile wining with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. they beat the diamondbacks one to nothing as they try to hang around in the national league west. they are now 6 games
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behind arizona in the n-l west. ( darya ) ( darya ) the raiders have unveiled parking plans for the team's new stadium in las vegas. and it might mean the silver and black tailgating experience - could be a lot different than fans in oakland are used to. that's because most of the parking will be-- four miles from the stadium. the team says is designing the stadium to rely heavily on ride-sharing and the shuttle service between the off-site
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parking and the stadium. ( james ) coming up at coming up at 6 o'clock ... an e-cigarette explodes in a mans pocket and its all caught on camera. we have the explosive video in the next hour.
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay
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with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... students and faculty will gather this morning to remember a classmate who died in a car crash. we have the details in a live report. ( james ) plus... after nine years... a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl during a street race 9 years ago... has finally been arrested. ( james )and... police in the east bay city are looking for a person who slashed the tires of at least eight vehicles. ( lydia ) a student killed
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in a crash. i am live at the school with the details. ( will ) police make an arrest in a 9-year-old cold case. i will have the details in a live report. ( sara ) we will be getting a closer look at san francisco's proposed safe injection site. i will have the details in a live report. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of
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weather and traffic... another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high 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
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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 ) a big story we are following this morning... students and teachers at a bay area high school are mourning the death of a student.( james ) a senior at serra high school was killed in a car crash. and today a prayer service will be held for him. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live at the school this morning with the details. lydia. ( lydia ) serra high senior... blake bottarini was driving to school monday morning when his car veered off an embankment on highway 35... crashed into a tree... and died. today... the school will hold a formal prayer service for the entire
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student body. everyone will wear solid white shirts in support of the family. it is not clear what caused his car to veer off of highway 35... but his car was not found for several hours. school officials say that grief caounselors will be on campus today for students to talk with. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( darya ) a developing story... police now have two persons of interest in the case of a headless torso found in a fish tank in a san francisco home. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. police haven't officially identified the victim yet... but neighbors think it may be brian egg. he lived in the home... and hasn't been seen for months. those same
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neighbors called police after seeing two strangers in the home who claimed egg was vacationing in europe. now police have named 39-year-old lance silva... and 52-year-old robert mccaffrey as persons of interest. both were arrested on homicide... theft... and elder abuse charges. mccaffery was later released... but silva is still in custody for a probation violation. ( james ) another big story we are following... a fugitive is arrested for the 2009 street racing crash that killed a 6-year old girl. ( darya ) kron4's will tran is live in menlo park where the arrest was announced. ( will )a man who fled the country after allegedly killing a 6-year-old girl while street racing in menlo park in 2009 has been arrested, police said today. shannon steven fox was wanted in connection with the death of lisa xavier in a collision at the intersection of willow road and bayfront
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expressway on the afternoon of nov. 12, 2009. a street race between two vehicles ended when one of them ran a red light and crashed into a car carrying xavier and her mother. the young girl died the next day and her mother was seriously injured. surveillance footage showed the driver of the car that caused the crash then exited and got into the other car involved in the race and it sped away, police said. police said fox fled the area and eventually the country, and has been a fugitive for nearly a decade. ( james ) ( james ) in the east bay... a man is under arrest after firing a gun in his home in san leandro... the bullet went through the floor and into his neighbor's home. police say minh huynh was handling a gun in his 2nd story apartment on dutton avenue... when it went off and
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the bullet went through the floor. fortunately the neighbor was not hurt. huynh told police the gun went off by accident but while investigating police found stolen guns in his home and he was arrested. ( james ) also in the east bay... an oakland police officer injured in a crash ... is still in critical condition this morning. the alameda county sheriff's office tweeted that officer jordan wingate is still fighting and having a tough time. the 22-year-old was responding to reports of a suspicious person... when his patrol car crash crashed into another car-- and then into a semi-truck. wingate has been with the department since 20-13.. when he started as a cadet. his father is an oakland police lieutenant. ( darya ) new this morning... police in redwood city have arrested a man after he led police on a chase all the way to san francisco. the chase started just after midnight on highway 101 just south of whipple avenue. an officer tried to pull over a man on a motorcycle but he took off reaching speeds on 120 miles per hour. the chase ended at the
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intersection of jerrold avenue and bayshore boulevard in san francisco...where the man was arrested. it is not clear why he took off in the first place. ( darya ) also new this morning... three people are without a home this morning after a fire in antioch. the fire broke out around 1 this morning on the 28-hundred block of gentrytown drive. that's just south of highway 4. everyone was able to get out of the home safely. ( james ) happening now... police in danville are looking for two armed robbers áand their getaway driver. the incident happened on windchime drive near manchester street. two armed men wearing dark clothes and hoods held up a man near his parked car. after getting what they wanted... they sped off in their own getaway car driven by a third person. ( james ) also in the east bay... richmond police hoping to solve two murders... are now offering two 10- thousand dollar rewards. the first case involves mark henderson junior. he was shot to death back on april ninth. and on april 18th... joseph alexander was shot and killed at a "stop and shop market" on carlson boulevard. now the families of the two victims are hoping someone will come
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happened in the overnight hours-- 10 p-m until 6:00 tomorrow morning... the water main near south main street will be shut down to allow a contractor to cut-in a new connection for a new development. the water shut down will affect people on south main at serra way to the intersection of south main st at sinnott lane. ( darya ) new this morning... police in rohnert park... arrest a man they believe is responsible for three separate attacks... all with in a 4 hour period. police say the man first tried to steal a woman's purse on the copeland creek trail. in that case he hit the woman with a wine bottle. then he is accused of attakcing a man at santa alicia park with a pipe and a knife... before going to a taco bell and stealing a woman's purse. that man has been identified as randy solares. ( james ) still ahead ... new quadcopter 4 video showing how little is being done to build homes in areas destroyed by the north bay firestorm. ( james ) plus ... tires
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slashed on several cars in the east bay. now police are looking for the person responsible. ( james ) and police in walnut creek release new pictures as they search for the people who robbed an apple store. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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( darya )( john ) and i am here with john shrable in the weather center with a look at your back to school forecast this morning. another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in
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the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) ( darya ) in the east bay... police are
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looking for the person who burglarized and slashed the tires of at least 8 cars. it happened in fremont... kron 4's charles clifford has details. well, its an auto shop's worst nightmare. arriving to work and finding that all of your customer's car tires have been slashed. according to the fremont police department, sunday evening or possibly early monday morning someone burglarized at least one car and slashed the tires of 8 vehicles behind 2 different auto repair shops in the 41000 block of albrae street.sot monday. five cars of mine were all flat.fil bertolfo is the owner of fil's general auto repair. the vandals slashed tires on 5 cars behind his shop. 3 cars were vandalized behind asco auto body, which is next door.the fremont police department has launched an investigation but so far no suspects have been identified and a motive for the vandalism remains a mystery. there are
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multiple surveillance cameras nearby but it isn't clear if any of them captured an image of the suspect or suspects. fil says that a camera at a near by buisnesses did record what appeared to be a black car in the area early monday morning, but it was to dark to see the driver. soti'm responsible.fil says the cars belong to his customers but since the vehicles were in his care, he has to pay to fix the tires. meaning he's potentially out thousands of dollarshe hopes whoever did this will be arrested and punished.soti'm hoping that the people doing that will get caught. because it's not funny. the owner of asco auto body was unavailable to comment for this story.anyone with information is asked to contact the fremont police department.in fremont, charles clifford kron 4 news. ... new security pictures
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are released of the four people who rushed a store in walnut creek... making away with thousands of dollars worth of merchandise. police are trying to locate the thieves ... and now apple is making some security changes. two private security guards have been recently seen at the store ... keeping watch over people coming and going. ( james ) the use of deadly pesticides at illegal pot farms is a growing problem across the state. researchers say their tests show deadly pesticide use at nine out of every 10 illegal marijuana farms raided this year. that's a jump from about 75 percent last year. one researcher says the pesticide used at these illegal farms is so toxic... less than a teaspoon of it can kill you. ( james ) almost a year after the destructive north
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bay firestorm...only a fraction of almost 27-hundred single family homes lost in santa rosa...have been rebuilt. this is video from our quad-copter 4 ... of how little new construction is going on in santa rosa. city records show that only 9 homes have completed construction as of last thursday... and another 250 are under construction. city officials say under- insurance is one of the biggest reasons for delays. many homeowners are finding out that their policies do not cover the actual costs of a rebuild. ( james ) and with another destructive wildfire season already underway in california - there is a debate in sacramento over a proposed wildfire prevention bill. supporters argue the proposed law would help prevent wildfires. critics, however, say it could also allow utility companies found liable in wildfires to pass some of the costs on to customers. another debate is over forest management... and how to regulate the
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removal of dead and dying trees. lawmakers don't have a lot of time to agree on a final version of the bill... the legislative session ends on firday. ( darya ) new this morning ... a scaffolding collapse near disney world in florida ... killed two construction workers. officials say the two workers fell to their deaths early this morning. these are aerials of the scene. the collapse happened on the sixth floor of a hotel under construction just outside of disney world. a third worker managed to hang on and climb to safety. fire officials believe a support structure gave way ... leading to the collapse. ( darya ) happening today... arizona senator john mccain will lie in state at the state capital in arizona. today would have been the senator's 82nd birthday. he died on saturday after a year long battle with brain cancer. later this week mccain's body will be flown to washongton d-c where he will
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lie in state at the u-s capitol before being burried on saturday at the u-s naval academy. ( darya ) coming up ... a bay area city councilwoman up for re-election is fighting back after she says she was harrassed online. ( darya ) plus .. an e- cigarette explodes in a mans pocket and its all caught on camera. we have the explosive video ... after the break. ( darya ) and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge.
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another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas.
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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 from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) (ááá2 shotááá) a man in southern
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california got more than he bargained for when he went to shop for a new television.( james ) instead of buying a new t-v ... he's needs to shop for a new pair of pants. ( james ) cameras captured the moment an e- cigarette exploded in his pocket. the 24 year old man was inside an h-d-t-v outlet store in anaheim. the blast ripped a hole in his pants and burned his leg. the store owner quickly rushed to put out the e-cigarette. instead of going to the hospital ... the man opted to go to the pharmacy to treat his burns.
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the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) new this morning... police arrest two people for a car burglary in milbrae. police say they stole 20-thousand dollars worth of belongings from the car. they were arrested while police were investigating a robbery at a lucky's store. the deputies realized that the suspects in that theft matched the description of the car burglars. luis celis anf nina barry were both arrested. ( james ) new this morning... a man is behind bars after breaking into a car... and running from a deputy. it happened in san
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carlos... when police say edward passi was seen walking into driveway's, and pulling on car door handles on the 900 block of cherry street. when a deputy arrived... they saw paasi sitting inside someones car. when paasi saw the deputy, he got out of the car and ran off with stolen property. paasi was eventually found and arrested. ( darya ) it has now been more than 2 years since the murder of alex goodwin jr. berkeley city officials are now offering thousands of dollars in reward money for information leading to an arrest and conviction in the shooting death of the 22- year-old man. the shooting happened at around 11 p-m on august 19th 20-16 on burnett and mabal streets. when officers arrived on the scene, they found alex goodwin, of berkley, unresponsive outside of his family''s home. he was taken to the hospital where he later died. no suspect information has been released. ( james ) happening
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today... san francisco mayor london breed will tour the first-full scale safe injection site in the country. ( darya ) the site is awaiting approval from governor brown. kron 4's sara stinson is live at city hall with the details. sara? ( sara )as mayor london breed awaits approval from the governor - she will tour "glid" the safe injection site this morning in the tenderloin to see what the overdose prevention program would look like.inside the site called "glide" would be supervised injection booths, medical equipment, trained staff and clinical environment with resources to health care and harm reduction services.these type of injection sites aim to provide a safe place for people to use while reducing the number of people who overdose.safe injection sites have been heavily debated by city leaders all over the world - but 65 cities including vancouver, canada have successfully opened them up to respond to the opoid crisis.everyday here in san francisco - we get an up close look at how serious this issue is with people shooting up on city streets and on bart.today
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- mayor breed will be able to see an interactive display with audio recordings from drug users in the tenderloin community.no drugs will be present during the demonstration.mayor breed will tour "glide" at nine this morning - we'll bring you there live here on the kron 4 morning news.and we will continue to follow if the governor decides to approve the first safe injection site in the country here in san francisco.live at city hall, sara stinson, kron 4 news.### ( james ) thanks sara. sara. thanks ( james ) ( james ) ( james ) thanks sara.
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( darya ) california will become the first state to eliminate bail for suspects awaiting trial. governor jerry brown signed a bill that will replace bail with a risk- assessment system. this means most suspects arrested for non-violent misdemeanors will be released within 12- hours of being booked. people facing serous and violent felonies will not be eligible for pre-trial release. some people worry the bill will allow dangerous people to go free-- and they won't return for trial. supporters say the change will end the unfair practice of imprisoning people simply because they are poor. the new system will go into effect in october of next year. ( james ) a warning has been sent out to s-f-o taxi drivers after they have been refusing to use the restroom and instead are using the parking lot they wait for
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passengers in. this is where the taxi drivers wait to be called up to go into another line out at the terminals. the drivers are all in order.. but they said if they leave to use the bathrm they will lose their place and could lose a potentially good fare. some drivers said they will do whatever they want where ever they want. they say they are in a fight to survive because of ride share conpanies. s-f-o has increased patrols and violators are subject to suspensions or arrest. ( james ) in sonoma... a city council woman is fighting back after she was harassed online for going to burning man. rachel hundley is running for re-election.. and has taken to youtube after pictures of her working at burning man were posted on a website called rachel hundley exposed. in the video hundley says she was sent a letter on august 13th telling her to drop out of the city council race... calling her behavior immoral and
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unethical. the site has been taken down... in the video.. hundley addresses the people who targeted her.
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at home. or to save energy, unplug unused appliances. do your thing, with energy upgrade california. 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( james ) a big story we are following... a 4-point-4 magnitude earthquake rattles southern california. this was the view from a camera in hollywood. you can see the shaking. it was centered about 25 miles east of los angeles. there are no reports of any damage or injuries. ábut the u-s-g-s says just before that quake hit... their early warning system áworked. it gave them a 3 second warning that the strong shaking was coming. ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ... a possible abduction caught on camera. we have more of the frightening video in the next hour. (ácommercialá)
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weather and traffic... another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in
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the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) in the south bay... a solution has been proposed.. to help ease the affordable housing crisis. the idea would put people who are homeless... plus teachers and others in need of
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an affordable place to live .... under the same roof. santa clara county no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) in the south bay... a solution has been proposed.. to help ease the affordable housing crisis. the idea would put people who are homeless... plus teachers and others in need of an affordable place to live .... under the same roof. santa clara county officals say the housing would allow for permanent... afordable homes on county-owned... school district property. it is not clear how much they would cost. no specific buildings have been identified, but east side union... san jose unified and 31 other school districts in the county are home to hundreds of vacant lots. < "....what we are really talking about is how do we share assetts and put people together in a way that's cost efffective for everybody and meets our broader community needs of getting housing...">( darya ) the board voted unanimously to reach out to
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school districts with an offer of funding to pay for studies that would would address cost... zoning and potental conflicts arising from housing the homeless near schools. san jose unified school district has already passed a resolution to work with both the county and the city of san jose. ( james )a big story this morning ... we are now less than 10 weeks from the midterm elections and californi is taking new steps to protect the elections from cyber attacks. governor jerry brown signed legislation yesterday to create a new office for election cyber- security. it will work with state, local and federal agencies to share information about cyber threats. the office would also be in charge of monitoring the internet for false elction information such as the date of the elction and how to register to vote. ( darya ) now to bay area football... both the raiders and 49ers stepping up to help charities.( james )
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first...the raiders... donating 250-thousand dollars to help save the youth sports...eliminated by the oakland unified school district. 10-different programs have been cut, including bowling... swimming... golf and tennis... but mark davis is stepping up to get those sports back up and running. sports back up and running. in a statement, the raiders owner said..."the prospect of these kids losing their dreams was difficult to hear for the community." ( darya ) meanwhile the 49ers its annual 'players for a purpose' fundraising event at levi's. guests in attendance had a chance to meetplayers, coaches and executives. all proceeds are going to help the 49ers community organization assist bay area youth. ( darya ) now to bay area baseball... the a's taking on the astros as they compete for first place in the american league west.( james ) before the game the a's getting some bad news... brett anderson and sean manaea both added to the disabled list. let's get to the highlights...
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in the top of the third... matt olson... goes deep to right for the two run home run. that would give oakland a 3 to 1 lead. then in the ninth inning with the game tied... nick martini with the r-b-i double. the a's go on to win by a final of 4 to 3. ( darya ) the giants meanwhile wining with a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninth. they beat the diamondbacks one to nothing as they try to hang around in the national league west. they are now 6 games behind arizona in the n-l west. (james) james adlib big board. ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock
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... the price of being a woman ... can rack up a higher tab at ... can rack up being a woman the price of at 7 o'clock ... coming up ( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ... the price of being a woman ... can rack up a higher tab at the cash register. we'll break it all down in the next hour. ( james ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero. ♪
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well well well, what have we here? a magical place... that's lookin' to get scared! with bats...and ghouls... and cars in disguise. i've cast quite a spell now...
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you won't believe your eyes! (laughter) the spell is cast. halloween time is back with spook-tacular experiences in disneyland and disney california adventure parks! (laughter) of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in
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the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning news... students will gather this morning to remember a classmate who died in a car crash. we have the details in a live report.
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( james ) plus... after nine years... a man accused of killing a 6-year-old girl during a street race ... has finally been arrested. ( james )and... police in the east bay city are looking for a person who slashed the tires of at least eight vehicles. darya folsom.. (james) and
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i'm james fletcher. lets
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start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... another comfortable day ahead of us with cooler than average temperatures peaking mostly in the 60's and 70's. after an overall clear start to the day skies should remain mostly sunny for parts of the bay with patchy morning fog burning off into the afternoon for other areas. into the weekend high pressure will build back in resulting in high temperatures boosting back into the 80's for many inland areas.

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