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thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news. its tues nov 6th electio9n day..im robin winston...dont forget to get out and vote.lets start this morning with a check on weather. continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will
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be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) breaking overnight in the east bay ... suspected n
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himself inside a home in antioch. police got a domestic dispute call around 8 last night on deerfield road. when an officer arrived, the suspect came out with a weapon and shot the officer. that officer was taken to the hospital, treated for his injuries and released. meanwhile, the suspect baricaded himself in the home, and had at least one family member inside with him. police say 8 to 10 homes in the area were evacuated out of safety concerns. the standoff eventually ended around 2 this morning. ( robin ) it's election day. polls are already open on the east coast and in the central u-s. and there is just under three hours to go until polls open here in the bay area. voter turnout is not only expected to pass the numbers we saw in 2014 but it could be a record turnout. and because of that, city officials are saying if you plan on voting at san francisco city hall, the
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earlier you get there the better. because lines will only get longer as the day continues. kron4's j-r stone has more on what voters need to know before polls. if you think this looks busy....just wait until election day which is now just hours away. here at san francisco city hall three hundred workers will be tallying ballots and voters will be making choices. if you're one of those voters...be prepared. sot well i did some...well i'm not going to lie i didn't do much research so i def had to read through all the pamphlet and the information so it took me quite a while and as you can see i'm pretty much the last one.the ballot consists of 4 different sheets that are double sided...so 8 pages worth of decisions. while the governor's race may be the talk of the state. the issues are the talk of early voters in san francisco.sotsome say they are inspired this year.sot many in the democratic stronghold of san francisco
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say their inspiration to vote this year comes from the president.sotthe voter turnout is already at 24 percent in san francisco and could break records in the city by the bay. sot oc: recorded history essentially ( robin )voter turnout back in 2014 was just over 50 percent. there is a thought that we could be above 70 percent in san francisco. officials also sa line at 8 pm you will have a chance to
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vote if it goes past 8. ( robin )the two candidates hoping to be california's next governor made some final pitches in the bay area. democratic nominee gavin newsom held an event in san francisco's mission district last night joined by some prominent democrats.kron4's dan thorne was there. nats:hundreds of excited supporters were in attendance as democratic candidate for governor gavin newsom takes the stage..sot:newsom was joined by other democratic leaders...senator kamala harris and governor jerry brown...senator harris says this mid term election is a chance to turn the tide and turn away from hate..sot: harrisgovernor brown says it will be great for him to pass the torch from one democrat to another after newsom wins the race...the governor also took some shots at president trump.. sot:another democrat--san
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francisco mayor london breed also made an apperance at the event but did not speak.. meanwhile in his final campaign stop...newsom made sure to touch on immigration, climate change, housing and inequality in his speech to supporters. he also celebrated california's diversity..sot: ( robin )the latest poll numbers from -real clear
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politics- show newsom has a 20 point lead over republican john cox. ( robin ) speaking of john cox --- he brought his bus tour to berkeley monday. he came to talk about the lack of affordable housing with the owner of platinum auto collision and paint. some of the owner's employees commute all the way from the central valley to berkeley... simply because the rent is just too high in the bay. ( robin ) cox says he builds and manages apartments in the state of indiana at a much lower cost and aims to lower the price of building affordable housing in california if he is elected governor ( robin ) san francisco has seen strong early voting
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activity so far -- which as we mentioned, may lead to the highest voter turnout during a mid-term election in the californsenior u.s. senator dianne feinstein cast her ballot at a collection tent in front of san francisco's city hall. the incumbent is maintaining a healthly lead in the most recent polls against her opponent- democratic california state senator kevin de leon. senator feinstein says, whatever your party affilation .... getting out and excercising the right to vote is paramount. ( robin ) the city's department of elections says, it has seen 24% of either il ballots .. or hit the polls early . the office says.. that is a
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fairly strong turnout for a midterm election. bin ) all this demonstrates that this has been a midterm year like none other -- from a very active, very vocal president, to a record number of women on the ballot, and unexpected events that keep changing the game for both parties. election day is today and president trump taking on the mid-terms -- with a final blitz of 11 -rallies in six- days. with 35 senate seats on the ballot -- democrats need a net gain of two, a goal that became more politically complex, after the supreme court confirmation battle over brett kavanaugh. that energized both democratic and republican voters. but republicans also face the headwinds that come with a president with approval ratings below 50 percent -- and whbrash america first rhetoric may alienate moderatem republicans, women and independents
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ballot. you vote. you might might save a life."> ( robin ) democrats say they see an opportunity with a message of protecting health care. suburban districts will liely be key to whether democrats can flip the house....and maybe even the senate. ( robin ) kron4 is your local election headquarters. we will have expanded election coverage starting at 8 p.m. tonight. be the first to know of local election returns and hear expert analysis. you can also head to our website for the locations of local voting sites. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... several counties in the state are using a new election model this year to try and make casting a ballot that little bit more convenient. (robin) and then... someone in the east bay is defacing campaign signs with racist slogans. (robin) but first... we'll tell you how and why police are cracking down on abandoned boats in the bay.
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(robin) and here's a (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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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 lesshamin from
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the toll to 101. ( robin ) sausalito police are notifying boat owners that are anchored for more than 72 hours that they have to leave or the boats will be impounded. kron 4's ella sogomonian has more. on monday sautalito police
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posted notices warning the owners of 61 vessles they may be towed in violation of the rule.that because a boat cannot be anchored in city water for more than 72 hours according to a sausalito ordinance.police say the illegally anchored boats are neglected and in danger of falling apart and causing environmental problems.plus boat owners parked at a nearby harbor say they've noticed waste isn't being safely disposed of.the number of squatters out on the water has doubled over the last year amid a housing crisis in the san francisco bay area.since then locals say crime has gone up with the added ilegally anchored boats.they add that regulation has been a tough years-long battlesot: dock worker// "its going to be tough i mean they can they can 100 yards down the so itll be a cat and mouse thing."on friday 6 boats were towed from
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richardson bay and there may be more to come. if boat owners want to live out on the water and stay for a longer period of time fraass says they have to do it legally by paying to dock at a marina, harbor or another portion of richardson bay outside city limits that isn't enforcing the time restraint. ( robin ) another big story this morning... two children .... taken from san jose by their mother... have been found safe in colorado. the mother .... diana moreira ... was on a supervised visit with her children in a park... before allegedly kidnapping them.... setting off an amber alert. police say, a social worker had taken 's 11- year old
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daughter to the restroom... that's when left with her one- year old son. as the social worker was serching for the one- year old, the 11- year old also disappeared. is currently in jail in colorado ... facing felony charges of kidnapping and child endangerment. ( robin ) new details this morning into the deadly officer involved shooting in danville over the weekend. neighbors of the suspect -- who was killed in the shooting -- say they believe he may have suffered from mental illness. kron4's michelle kingston visited his apartment complex.. and has more from newark. (mk)michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"neighbors of laudemer arboleda say he was quiet, but his behavior was bizarre ... and that police were called here several times."thursday was the last day neighbors say they saw laudemer arboleda ...they say he was with police in the parking lot and that he was carrying a red backpack.many describe him as quiet ... and say he may have suffered from mental illness.they say they'd often see the 33 year old
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outside spraying vinegar on plants and lining the sidewalks with salt ... they say he glued the locks on some neighbors' doors and would peak into their windows billy lopes, neighbor"we noticed the notes he left on his door and his back door, stuff like 'mom, stop coming here.' things like that."on saturday -- the contra costa county sheriffs office says a caller in danville reported seeing a man walking toward several homes with bags in his hands, then go back to his car and circle the neighborhood.that man -- now identified as arboleda -- led police on a pursuit through town -- ultimately ending when they say arboleda steered toward an officer and accelerated his vehicle.deputy sheriff andrew hall has been identified as the officer who feared for his life and fired his weapon ... at least seven bullet holes could be seen in the arboleda w mkingstonnewspolice here in
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newark knew arboleda well ... and would often visit this complex, responding to well fare checks.they say he was never violent.in newark michelle kingston kron 4 news (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news... just hours ahead of polls opening across the country, facebook is getting rid of hundreds of pages. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the hollywood minute is coming up (robin) welcome back to
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the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... which features an old rocker and tales from the old west. with an oscar winning actress thrown in too. david daniel has the details in the hollywood minute. (nat-music)he's going back rail
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rolling stone reports, ozzy osbourne has announced 27 additional dates for his o more the prince of darkness was forced to postpone several dates recently due to a staph infection on his hand.(nat) casting news: allison janney teams with j-j abrams. the hollywood reporter says the academy award-winning actress will star in the dramatic thriller "lou," being made by abrams' bad robot production company."things have a way of escalating out here in the west."here's your latest look at "the ballad of buster scruggs." the latest movie from the coen brothers is an anthology set in the old west, and told in six parts. the film rides into theaters for a limited run november eighth, before streaming on netflix beginning november 16th. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. be back with more of your kron
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4 morning news after the break.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101. ( robin ) we are about 2 and a half hours away from polls opening in the bay area. and this
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year a handful of counties in the state are using a new election model to try to makmor convenient. capitol bureau reporter ashley za-va'-la explains... the "voters choice act" and how it is working out for some counties so far.. (nats--)voting centers in sacramento were bustling monday...but not with voters filling out ballots. (stephen doris - poll inspector) "today we probably did more people within the first hour than we did saturday or sunday" with pink envelopes in hand... the majority of those people dropped off their already casted ballots.sacramento along with san mateo, madera, nevada and napa counties participate in the voters choice act. in advance of the election, each registered voter in those counties got a ballot in the mail and had access to dozens of drop boxes and early voting centers sprinkled throughout the city.
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((alex rodriguez-voter)) "this was my first time voting this way and i will never go back to standing in line again. you take your time before you get here, you fill everything out, you do your research. it took five seconds when i walked from my car to there." the latest data from the secretary of state's office shows as of sunday.. 86,000 voters in the participating counties used the drop boxes, while more than 250,000 mailed back their ballots. with sacramento being the model's most populous participant.. poll inspectors say all eyes in the state are on the capitol city.."in the june election i had an observor with the secretary of state's office to see how we're doing with it. we're piloting this systm for the state, and as goes sacramento, eventually, the state will go this way." if more counties start the new systemstanding in ( robin ) in the east bay...someone is defacing political campaign posters with racial slurs in oakland. district-2 city council candidate...kenzie
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smith...says he recently found several of his campaign posters vandalized at the corner of 14th avenue and east 12th street 25( robin ) kron4's viewers might remember kenzie smith from the now infamous #bar-b-que becky incident earlier this year at oakland's lake merritt. he's the person on whom the police were called...for using a charcoal grill in an area where only gas grills are allowed. ( robin ) kron4 is your local election headquarters. we will have expanded election coverage starting at 8 p.m. tonight. be the first to know of local
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election returns and hear expert analysis. you can also head to our website for the locations of local voting sites. ( robin ) facebook has taken down a network of facebook and instagram pages just hours before the polls open today. law enforcement tipped the company about the pages that could be linked to foreign entities. facebook says it removed 30 facebook accounts and 85 instagram accounts. almost all of the facebook pages linked to the accounts were written in french or russian... while the instagram pages were mostly in english. ( robin ) a developing ( robin ) a developing story today... cesar sayoc, the man charged with sending more than a dozen mail bombs to high profile democrats is scheduled to appear in court tuesday. sayoc was transferred last friday from florida to new york to face five federal charges including interstate transportation of an explosive
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and illegal mailing of explosives.if convicted on all five charges, the 56-year-old sayoc could be sent to prison for up to 48-years. (robin) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... we'll hear from amazon c-e-o jeff bezos on the cities they're considering for a new head quarters. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero.
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big corporations are making and just got a huge tax break. but the middle class is struggling. prop c is a common-sense plan. the top 1% of businesses pay their fair share to tackle homelessness for all of us. companies with revenue greater than $50 million pay, not small businesses or homeowners. the prop c plan is supported by the democratic party, nancy pelosi & dianne feinstein vote "yes" on c. big corporations pay for it, not you. ( robin ) amazon has yet
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to announce where its second headquarters will be. in a rare interview, c-e-o jeff bezos remained tight- lipped about the choice... but says .. he is picking the location with his "heart."
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yourself in that data, but then you make the decision with your heart.">( robin ) he said he will announce the h-q-two choice by the end of the year. austin, atlanta, new york city, dallas, miami, nashville and northern virginia are some of the locations ... and that's the short list. it looks like no west coast cities made the short list cut. ( rob in) the world's largest convenience store is trying to be more convenient. checkout feature at 14 stores in dallas starting wednesday. the scan-and-pay option through the 7-eleven mobile app allows customers to ring up slurpees and snacks on their smartphones -- without having to wait in line. 7-eleven plans to expand scan- and-pay to more u-s stores next year. the test comes as big retailers, including walmart, target, and dollar general, are experimenting with different ways to make checking out easier for shoppers in stores through apps.
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(robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... a startup says they have a solution to the housing crisis. but would you consider living in "dorm- style" housing? (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast.
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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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. a san francisco startup thinks it has the solution to the housing crises in the bay
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area dorm-style communal living that allows people to cut their rent in half. kron 4's gabe slate met with the c=e=o who is behind two new large developments going up ... one in san jose.. and one in san francisco. when they are done they will offer more than 1,000 low- cost units. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"our mission is to help people stay in inner city housing who can't afford it" jon dishotsky is ceo of starcity, a startup bringing communal style housing to the bay area as a way to offer cheaper rent. it's a like a dorm you get a private locked room with a tv, a mini, fridge then the common areas the kitchen and bathrooms. the rent is cheaper in san francisco.. instead of $3,800 a month for a small apartment, you would do this communal living for around 2,000. each home is furnished, all the bills are included, with fast wifi, there is someone who lives in
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the house who cleans so you don't have to worry about messy roommates. starcity has been successfully running 4 of these dorm-style living style homes in san francisco for a year now.... so far they have been on the smaller side.. flats.. or houses.. housing in total about 100 people. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"people are commuting from really far or sharing a unit or paying all their salary for rent" now starcity is looking to scale up big time.. starcity is going to develop from the ground up housing buildings customized for this syle of communal living one building is going up here at 457 minna street in the south of market area it will offer 270 units these are renderings of what it will look when completed in 2019 and a huge second development is being built at 199 bassett st. in san jose which will have between 750 and 790 units, when that opens up in 2019 it will be the largest co- living urban housing complex in the world. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"we are building vertical housing neighborhoods, share floors" in san francisco gabe slate kron 4 news.
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( robin ) after the shocking video came out showing a music teacher punching a student in the face at an l-a classroom.. students are now speaking out in support of the teacher. 64-year-old marston riley has been identifithe teacher that punched a 14-year-old student. riley is a teacher at maywood academy high school. many students are siding with mr. riley.. wanting to know if he is okay.
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set up to help the teacher.. and it has almost met its goal of 50-thousand dollars. riley is set to appear in court at the end of the month. ( robin ) for your health this morning... skin cancer deaths are rising among men -- but not women. that's according to new global analysis presented at the 20-18 cancer conference in glasgow, scotland. the study found that over the last three decades, male deaths from mela-noma were higher than female deaths in 33 countries in europe, north america, rates among women have stabilized or decreased. dr. dorothy yang says the sugge as likely to protect themselves from the sun as women. ( robin ) parents disciplining their children should avoid that's according to a new policy statement from the american academy of pediatrics. among the methods not advised: spanking, slapping, insulting
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and shaming. instead -- the group advises mothers and fathers to use what it calls "healthy forms of discipline." those include giving positive reinforcement, setting expectations and limits. this statement is an update of guidance from 1998 that also called for non- physical responses to undesired behavior. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... one of the big winners in last month's powerball drawing has come forward, find out what this grandmother is spending cam. look outside...from the sutro
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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. ( robin ) one of the two people that won last month's powerball jackpot has come forward. it's the biggest prise ever won in the state of
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iowa. 51-year-old lerynne west claimed her 343-point-9 million dollar jackpot monday. the other winnning ticket was sold in new york city. west says she plans to buy a new car, go on a álongá vacation and donate the rest through a foundation she established called the "callum foundation," named after her grandson who was born prematurely and lived for only one day. ( robin ) west just started a new job in september - but has now
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resigned.west's jackpot is the third-largest in game history. according to a press release - the new york ticket has yet to be claimed. ( robin ) still to come on the kron4 morning news... we will continue following the police-involved shooting in antioch that led to an armed standoff with police. ( robin ) plus... we'll be live out at the polls as a record number of voters are expected to participate in today's midterm elections. ( robin ) and as president trump continues to be the driving force for a lot of people going to the polls today, on both sides of the aisle, we'll feature a one-on-one interview with him before voting starts. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) this food truck is our baby. and like any baby,
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or, he could just trust duracell. ( darya ) good morning i'm
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darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
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( james ) breaking overnight.. a police officer was taken to the hospital overnight after being assaulted by a man in antioch. ( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live on the scene with the details. lydia? police in antioch are on the scene of a standoff with a person who allegedly assaulted an officer. officers responded to call around 8 last night at a home on deerfield drive about a domestic dispute. officials say the man brandished a weapon and assaulted the officer then barricaded himself inside the home. the officehe hospita and has been treated and released. eight to ten homes in the area of deerfield road have been evacuated as a precaution.
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( james ) thanks lydia. ( darya ) in the north bay... a man is in custody after the deadly shooting at a rehab facility in marin county yesterday morning. police identified the shooter as davance lamar reed. reed was arrested early yesterday morning following a un-related pursuit with police. reed was weaving in and out of traffic on 101 in sonoma county. he was arrested for evading police. while reed was in custody... police learned that he was connected to the shooting at the helen vine currently at the sonoma county jail and is scheduled to be arraigned this morning. the sheriff's office has identifed the two shooting victims who are in the hospital as 32-anthony mansapit an employee at the recovery center and 30- year-old brittney
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( james ) a big story this morning... the mother who kidnapped her two kids from san jose has been arrested. diana moreira and her two kids were found in colorado near colorado springs. on friday moreira was on a supervised visit with her two kids and a social worker when she allegedly took off with them. moreira is currently in jail in colorado facing felony charges of kidnapping and child endangerment. ( james ) we have new details this morning about the victim of the police shooting in danville over the weekend. neighbors say laudemer arboleda was quiet but his behavior was bizarre and police were called to his residence several times. they say they would see arboleda spraying vinegar on plants and lining the sidewalks with salt. they say he glued the locks on some neighbors' doors and would peek into their windows. ( james ) saturday contra
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costa county sheriff's office says a caller reported seeing a man walking towards homes with bags. the man was identifed as arboleda... led police on a pursuit through town. which ended when they say arboleda steered his car towards an officer and that officer fired his weapon. arboleda was prounounced dead at the scene. ( darya ) we are your local election headquarters.. and today is election day. ( james ) kron 4's will tran is live at san francisco city hall with the latest. will? this morning millions are heading to the polls across the country including here in the bay area polls will open at 7 this morning and will stay open until 8 tonight countless people actually got a head start as there was early voting things you need to know there will be language assistance available you don't need id to vote ... i have to say the place i go to in fremont is a stickler and you can cast a provisional ballot
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( james ) thanks will.
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( james ) kron 4 news will have expanded election coverage starting at 8:00 tonight. be the first to know of local election returns and hear expert analysis. you can also head to our website for updates as soon as the results start to come in. ( darya ) someone is defacing political campaign posters with racial slurs in oakland. district-2 city council candidate...kenzie smith...says he recently found several of his campaign posters vandalized at the corner of 14th avenue and east 12th street. ( darya ) you might remember
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kenzie smith from the bar-b- que becky incident earlier this year at oakland's lake merritt. he's the person the police were called for using a charcoal grill in an area where only gas grills are allowed. ( james ) voter turnout today us not only expected to pass the numbers we saw in 20-14 but it could be a record turnout over all. at san francisco city hall over 3- hundred workers will be tallying the ballots today. the ballot consists of four different pages that are double sided. some early voters say they thought they were prepared enough on all the propositions coming out to vote but ended up staying longer than expected.
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last one.>( james ) voter turnout in san francisco is already at 24-percent. ( darya ) the last minute pushes to be california's next governor were held last night. democrat gavin newsom held his campaign event in the mission district. hundreds of supports were in attendance as newsom took the stage. he was joined by other prominent democrats like senator kamala harris and governor jerry brown who both put their support behind newsom. senator harris said this election is a chance to turn the tide and turn away from hate.
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( darya ) republican gubernatorial candidate john cox made his last pitch to some east bay auto repair workers struggling to find affordbale housing in the bay area. cox brought his help is on the way bus tour to the city of berkeley to talk with the owner of platinum auto collison and paint whose employees commute from the central valley because of the high rent. cox says he builds and manages apartments in indiana at a much lower cost and is aiming to lower the cost of housing in california. cox's bus tour hit san franicsco.. sacramento.. and county before ending in san dio today. ( james ) california's senior u-s senator dianne feinstein cast her ballot at a sco's city hall tyehe incumbent is maintaining a healthly lead in the most recent polls against her opponent- democratic california state senator kevin de leon. senator feinstein says whatever your party affilation... getting out and excercising the right to vote is paramount.
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( james ) the city's department of elections says so fair they have had a fairly strong voter turnout for a midterm election. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news..support is pouring in for a california teacher caught on video punching a student in the face. why students say he's not at fault. ( james ) plus...cake mixes are being pulled off store shelves because they can make you sick. we'll tell you which ones. ( james ) and after the break...a san francsico company may have come up with a solution to end the housing crisis in the bay area. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive
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time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street the maze to fremont street (ácommercialá) here are the facts.leading attacks against prop c. the city's chief economist says prop c will "reduce homelessness" by creating affordable housing, expanding mental-health services, and providing clean restrooms and safe shelters with independent oversight, open books, and strict accountability measures to make sure every penny goes to solving our homeless crisis. vote yes on c. endorsed by the democratic party, nancy pelosi, and dianne feinstein. ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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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.
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( james ) a san francisco startup believes it has the solution to the housing crisis in the bay area( darya ) dorm-style communal living that allows people to cut their rent in half. kron 4's gabe slate met with the
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c-e-o who is behind the project. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"our mission is to help people stay in inner city housing who can't afford it" jon dishotsky is ceo of starcity, a startup bringing communal style housing to the bay area as a way to offer cheaper rent. it's a like a dorm you get a private locked room with a tv, a mini, fridge then the common areas are shared the kitchen and bathros.apartment, you would do this communal living for around 2,000. each home is furnished, all the bills are included, with fast wifi, there who lives in the house who cleans so you don't have to worry about messy roommates. starcity has been successfully running 4 of these dorm-style living style homes in san francisco for a year now.... so far they have been on the smaller side.. flats.. or houses.. housing in total about 100 people. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"people are commuting from
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really far or sharing a unit or paying all their salary for rent" now starcity is looking to scale up big time.. starcity is going to develop from the ground up housing buildings customized for this syle of communal living one building is going up here at 457 minna street in the south of market area it will offer 270 units these are renderings of what it will look when completed in 2019 and a huge second development is being built at 199 bassett st. in san jose which will have between 750 and 790 units, when that opens up in 2019 it will be the largest co- living urban housing complex in the world. sound from jon dishotsky, starcity ceo"we are building vertical housing neighborhoods, share floors" in san francisco gabe slate ( darya ) after the shocking video
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came out showing a music teacher punching a student in the face at an l-a classroom.. students are now speaking out in support of the teacher. 64-year-old marston riley has been identified as the teacher that punched a 14-year-old student. riley is a teacher at maywood academy high school. many students are siding with mr. riley.. wanting to know if he is okay.
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came to the u-s as kids. in the supreme court request.... government lawyers sought to bypass federal appeals courts that have yet to rule on the obama-era initiative. the government announced plans to phase out the program in september 2017. ( james ) for your health this momixes have been recalled for possible salmonella contamination. the u-s food and drug administration says the d-n-a fingerprint found in the cake mix sample matched one linked to five cases of salmonella illnesses. conagra brands says several sick people told health officials they ate the cake mix before becoming ill. the f-d-a is now investigating the facility where the cake mixes were produced. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the days of standing in your ballo day may be numbered in california.. we talk to officials who are trying to adopt new election models. ( james ) and after the break... a california doctor is facing backlash after he was caught on camera criticizing a patient for not speaking english.
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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( robin ) no major hot ( darya ) a southern california woman is protesting a doctor after she says he
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berated her mother for not speaking english. yuset galura accompained her mother to a visit last thursday to the san bernardino medical center. galura says when her mother asked if the doctor spoke spanish he snapped and starting insulting her for not knowing his language. there were also numerous yelp reviews that detailed more allegation's against the doctor. galura stood outside the clinic yesterday hoping to warn other patients of his treatment. ( darya ) the medical office issued a statement saying it is investigating and the doctor is currently not seeing patients. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... a handful of california counties are using a new
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election model to try to make voting easier and more convenient. how are voters reacting? that's after this quick break. (áco ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also
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seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) president donald trump is back at the white house after making one last push to get republicans to the polls.( james ) kron 4's white house correspondent mark meredith spoke one on one with
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the president about the race and beyond. nat: "i think we're going to do very well.."president trump is predicting voters will embrace his agenda on tuesday. and show their support by backing republican candidates.... "i think the races are tough, but i have a feeling but i just think we're going to win because we have a lot of enthusiasm on our side" the president has done his part...traveling to 11 campaign rallies in 8 states in the past few days...the last minute push has been focused on republican senate candidatesthat's because despite the president's efforts, the latest polls show democrats may win enough seats to become the majority in the house of representatives. "while the president says he's confident republicans will do well on tuesday, we asked him what his administration hopes to accomplish if democrats take control of the house..." "i think it would be infrastructure more than anything else, they do want infrastructure...they want
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it......but you want it too? ...i do, and we're going to have it and i think we're going to have that"but before the polls even close...the president is warning...about voter fraud...tweeting today quote:"law enforcement has been strongly notified to watch closely for any illegal voting" we asked him in our one on one interview...if he's seen any proof..."have you gotten any briefings that show there's been fraud in early voting..."i can't comment on that but we want to make sure if there's any voter fraud, we're going to go prosecute people"the president says he plans to watch the election results at the white house.and that he'll decide how his administration moves forward after the votes are counted.at the white house, i'm mark meredith. ( darya ) a handful of counties in the state are using a new election model to try to make voting easier and more convenient. sacramento along with san mateo, madera, nevada and napa counties participate in the voters choice act. ahead of today's election, each registered voter in those counties got a ballotil in nd h of drop boxes and early voting centers sprinkled throughout the area. with sacramento being the model's most populous participant..poll inspectors say all eyes in the state are on the capitol
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an observor with the secretary of state's office to see how we're doing with it. we're piloting this systm for the state, and as goes sacramento, eventually, the state will go this way.">( darya ) the latest data from the secretary of state's office shows as of sunday.. 86,000 voters in the participating counties used the drop boxes, while more than 250,000 mailed back their ballots. if more counties start the new system... the days of standing in line on election day could be numbered in californa. ( darya ) happening today.. the man accused of sending mail bombs to some high-profile democrats is set to appear in court. cesar sayoc was transferred last friday from florida to new york to face five federal charges including interstate transportation of an explosive and illegal mailing of explosives. authorities say sayoc mailed at least 16 packages. among those targeted, former president barack obama, former secretary
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of state hillary clinton and c- n-n. if convicted the 56-year-old could be sent to prison for up to 48-years. none of the bombs detonated and there were no related injuries. ( james ) sausalito police are reminding boat owners that boats anchored in city water for more than 72 hours will be impounded. it's part of a crackdown to uphold the 72 hour rule..so far 6 boats have been impounded. police say the illegally anchored boats are neglected and in danger of falling apart and causing environmental problems. plus boat owners parked at a nearby harbor say they've noticed waste isn't being safely disposed of. they say the regulation has been tough to battle. ( james ) boat owners who want to stay out on the water for a longer period time will have to pay. that fee depends on the weight and size of the vessel. ( james ) the sonoma county sheriff's office says an inmate used soap to start a fire inside a housing unit at
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the jail. deputies say up to five inmates were sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation. it happend around 10 monday morning in the common area inside a special housing unit separate from the general population. deputies say the inmate started two small fires and the jail's sprinkler system was able to put it out. inmates in the unit were taken to other parts of the jail. ( darya ) investigators believe two inmates on death row in san quinton committed suicide. urdiales was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine security check friday night. he was being housed in the adjustment center, known for hard core, difficult to handle inmates. just last month urdiales was sentenced after being convicted of killing five women while stationed at various marine corps facilities in southern california. the 54 year old was already serving multiple life sentences for 3 previous murders. at his sentencing ..one of the
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victims who managed to escape said she forgives him. ( darya ) another inmate ... virendra govin was found unresponsive in his cell sunday night. the 51 year old was sentenced to death in 2004 for killing a family of 4. both men were housed by themeselves and officials say there is no indication their deaths are related. 25 inmates have committed suicide since california reinstated capital punishment in 1978. ( darya ) we're learning more about the firefighter who died in orange county after he was hit by a driver while bicycling over the weekend. captain mike kreza passed away early yesterday morning from his injuries. the driver was arrested on felony d-u-i charges and is being
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held on one-hundred-thousand- dollars bail. kreza was an 18-year veteran of the costa mesa fire and rescue department. he leaves behind a wife and three children. ( james ) two people were caught on camera stealing several decorative pumpkins from a home in concord. take a look at this. this is video sent to us by a kron4 viewer. it happened saturday night. you can see the two people walk up to the home and steal the pumpkins. they then get into a small pickup truck that was waiting... and drive away. it's not clear if other homes in the neighborhood were targeted. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...our election coverage continues with a look at what's at stake across the country before you head out to cast your ballot this morning. ( james ) plus..c-h-p wants to make sure you're getting enough sleep before you begin your commute...their warning about drowsy driving. ( james ) and next...meet the twin sisters who delivered babies on the same day! we'll tell you what else is unique about the special deliveries... ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. ( james ) a pair of fresno twins are new mothers to
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daughters that share the same birthday. candra thao and nadalie xiong were born sunday night. the 23-year-old twins never thought they would give birth on the same day... but admit they always secretly wanted it to happen. candra and nadalie's weight is even close with three ounces separating them. ( james ) coming up after the break...a warning from election officials after a califonia woman voted twice in an election.. ♪ face the world as a face to be reckoned with. only botox® cosmetic is fda approved to temporarily make
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continuingpeak similarly to those we felt yest with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good election day to get out and vote. ( james ) voters across
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the country are heading to the polls today to have their voices heard. the midterm elections will determine control of congress. ( darya ) key issues include healthcare... immigration and the economy but the election is also seen as a reflection on the first two years of president trump's time in office. ( james )
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washington correspondent drew petrimoulx joins us live on the final push before polls open. in the final days of the campaign -- president trump barnstormed the country -- rallying with republican candidates from montana to florida. his message to voters: keep government under republican control."we have the greatest economy in the history of the country." but the president also makes more controversial issues part of his midterm push. "sometimes its not as exciting to talk about the economy, right?"on immigration president trump takes a hard line -- with harsh words for central american migrants and democrats who he says support them."while they're trying to distract you with all this stuff they're are robbing you blind.democrats want to focus on healthcare. they accuse republicans of trying to take away insurance
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protections for the sick. a cnn poll shows voters pining for change in the congressional balance of power with 55 percent supporting a democratic take over. that has republicans on defense in unfamiliar turf including in deep red texas and tennessee.
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( james )( darya ) checking bay area roads before you 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 bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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( darya ) the justice department is keeping a close eye on polling places today, this as a california woman faces jail time for voter fraud from 2016. deidra vrooman is charged with felony election fraud for casting 2 ballots in the 2016 primary election. vrooman was mailed two ballots one from nevada county and one from alameda county. she was
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living out of her car at the time, and says she did not know where she was currently registered so she sent both back. the sacramento county office of voter registration says if you receive two ballots, you should check on the secretary of stateús website to see where you're registered, and only send atallot ( darya ) for the next week, expect to see more highway patrol on the road. c-h-p is teaming up with cal-trans and the office of traffic safety to stop people from drowsy driving. c-h-p says that drowsy driving is a huge problem, on par with drunk driving and distracted driving. the c-d-c says that going without sleep for at 18 hours is the same as having a blood same as having hours is the sleep for at 18 going without sleep for at 18 hours is the same as having a blood alcohol content of .05. although self driving while
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tired isn't illegal, c-while tired self driving while tired isn't illegal, c- h-p says it could lead to other violations. ( darya ) the c-h-p is also reminding drivers that there are 80 roadside rest stops across the state.. ( james ) coming up in the next hour... we will take a closer look at how the minority vote will be critical during today's election. that's coming up at 6 a.m.
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( james ) pillsbury is releasing ready-to-bake sugar cookies inspired by the christmas movie "elf" starring will ferrell. the cookies are available for purchase from target, walmart, kroger, and safeway. these pre-cut goodies feature buddy's iconic green and yellow elf hat. they're similar to other pillsbury holiday cookies... like the ones that picture pumpkins and ghosts for halloween and turkeys for thanksgiving. ( darya ) still to come on the kron 4 morning news... we will continue following latest after thallegedly assaulted an officer came to an end. ( darya ) plus... we'll be live out at the polls as a record number of voters are expected to participate in today's midterm elections.
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can make the season even brighter. the moment you find your peace on earth. ♪ the polls open in one hour .im standing by for a live report. ( james ) and a san francsico company may have come up with a solution to end the (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 e maze to bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( darya ) we are your local election headquarters.. and
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today is election day. ( james ) we are less than one hour away from the polls opening up in california. kron 4's will tran is live at san francisco city hall with the latest. will? ( james ) thanks will.
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pushes to be california's next governor were held last night. democrat gavin newsom held his campaign event in the mission district. hundreds of supports were in attendance as newsom took the stage. he was joined by other prominent democrats like senator kamala harris and governor jerry brown who both put their support behind newsom. senator harris said this election is a chance to turn the tide and turn away from hate.
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mayor london breed was also in attendance but did not speak. the latest poll numbers from real clear politics show newsom has a 20-point lead over republican john cox ( darya ) republican gubernatorial candidate john cox made his last pitch to some east bay auto repair workers struggling to find affordbale housing in the bay area. cox brought his bus tour to the city of berkeley to talk with the owner of platinum auto collison and paint whose employees commute from the central valley because of the high rent. cox says he builds and manages apartments in indiana at a much lower cost and is aiming to lower the cost of housing in california. he says supply and demand is not the real problem ( darya ) cox's bus tour also hit
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san franicsco.. sacramento .. and orange county before ending in san diego. ( james ) california's senior u-s senator dianne feinstein cast her ballot at a collection tent in front of san francisco's city hall yesterday. the incumbent is maintaining a healthly lead in the most recent polls against her opponent- democratic california state senator kevin de leon. senator feinstein says whatever your party affilation... getting out and excercising the right to vote is paramount. < for me it's all right i've carried out every election because i know where i could've been born and i know i wouldn't of been given those rights">( james ) the city's department of elections says so fair they have had a fairly strong voter turnout for a midterm election.
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( james ) kron 4 news will have expanded election coverage starting at 8:00 tonight. be the first to know of local election returns and hear expert analysis. you can also head to our website for updates as soon as the results start to come in. ( james ) breaking overnight.. a standoff ended early this morning between police in antioch and a man who assaulted an officer. ( darya ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live on the scene with the details. lydia? police in antioch are on the scene of a standoff with a person who allegedly assaulted an officer. officers responded to call around 8 last night at a home on deerfield drive about a domestic dispute. officials say the man brandished a weapon and assaulted the officer then barricaded himself inside the home. the officer was transported to the hospital and has been treated and released. eight to ten homes in the area of deerfield
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road have been evacuated as a precaution. ( james ) thanks lydia. ( darya ) in the north bay... a man is in custody after the deadly shooting at a rehab facility in marin county yesterday morning. police identified the shooter as davance lamar reed. reed was arrested early yesterday morning following a un-related pursuit with police in sonoma county.
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while reed was in custody... police learned that he was connected to the shooting at the helen vine recovery center. reed is scheduled to be arraigned this morning. two of the shcovering in the hospital. officials haven ( james ) a big story this morning... the mother who kidnapped her two kids from san jose has been arrested. diana moreira and her two kids were found in colorado near colorado springs. on friday moreira was on a supervised visit with her two kids and a social worker when she allegedly took off with them. moreira is currently in jail in colorado facing felony charges of kidnapping and child endangerment. ( james ) we have new details this morning about the victim of the police shooting in danville over the weekend. neighbors say laudemer arboleda was quiet but his behavior was bizarre and police were called to his residence several times.
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they say they would see arboleda spraying vinegar on plants and lining the sidewalks with salt. they say he glued the locks on some neighbors' doors and would peek into their windows. on saturday someone reported him acting suspcious around neighbors homes. after police spotted him ... arboleda led them on a chase. police say it ended when arboleda steered his car towards an officer and that officer fired his weapon. he was prounounced dead at the scene. ( darya ) a san francisco startup believes it has the solution to the housing crisis in the bay area. jon dishotsky is the ceo of starcity. way to offer cheaper rent. it's a like a dorm you get a private locked room with a tv, a mini fridge then the common areas, the kitchen and bathroom, are shared. it'll cost around 2-thousand dollars. each home is furnished, all the bills are included, with wifi. there is also someone who lives in the house who cleans...so you don't have to
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worry about messy roommates. right now there are four homes in san francisco.
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slurs an east bay candidate for city council says he found on campaign posters. ( darya ) and next, the search for the 5 siblings in stockton who ran away from their foster home. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(darya)(james)( robin ) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic this morning. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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( james )(ááá2 shotááá)kron4 is your local election headquarters ... and today ... african american and minority voters may play a critical role in the midterm elections.( darya ) as washington correspondent morgan wright explains ... minority voters could help democrats take control of congress. trt: 1:29 minority vote :00 - :03 michael fauntroy, associate professor, political science - howard university :08 - :19 holli holliday, senior data and political advisor, ncbcp :26 - :28 morgan wright, washington correspondent :29 - :36michael steele, former rnc chairman
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:58 - 1:07 there's been plenty of talk about a "blue wave" - but howard university professor michael fauntroy says you can't have that without minority voters... the results from this election whether it's blue or not, i think is almost entirely a function of what happens in these communities around the country holli holiday with the national coalition on black civic participation says black voters will be out in force. we're voting basically because our lives depend on it. holliday says the african american vote is critical to the blue wave -- but she says their votes aren't about supporting democrats - but rather themselves... we're voting to make sure that we can have quality accessible health care in our communities we're voting because we want to make sure that the criminal justice system continues to be fixed repaired and addressed. former chair of the republican national committee, michael steele says a the minority vote will favor the democrats. ... with donald trump spewing the kind of rhetoric that he spews it's going to be hard to galvanize women, minorities and others to be on board. steele says specific
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populations could have a heavy impact tuesday. people are often surprised when they go and pull back the numbers and see what the turnout numbers have been by black women for example - so i think you're going to see a lot more - a lot of surprises like that on tuesday exit polls will paint a clearer picture as to what demographics showed up at the polls... in washington moht. ( darya ) in the east bay ... someone is defacing political campaign posters with racial slurs in oakland. district-2 city council candidate kenzie smith says he recently found several of his campaign posters vandalized at the corner of 14th avenue and east 12th street. ( darya ) you might remember kenzie
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smith from the bar-b-que becky e oakland's lake merritt. he's the person the police were called for using a charcoal grill in an area where only gas grills are allowed. ( james ) the search is on for five siblings in stockton ... who ran away from their temporary foster home and haven't been seen for days. stockton police say these siblings were last seen over the weekend. officials say the children took most of their belongings with them.the youngest is just four years old. the oldest, 16.due to their age, their disappearance is a major concern. ( james ) if you recognize the kids and know where they may be ... contact police.
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( darya ) happening today.. the man accused of sending mail bombs to some high-profile democrats is set to appear in court. cesar sayoc faces five federal charges including interstate transportation of an explosive and illegal mailing of explosives. authorities say sayoc mailed at least 16 packages. among those targeted, former president barack obama, former secretary of state hillary clinton and c- n-n. if convicted the 56-year-old could be sent to prison for up to 48-years. none of the bombs detonated and there were no related injuries. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... the days of standing in line to cast your ballot on election day may be numbered in california. details on the new way to cast your vote. ( darya ) plus, hear from one of the winners of that massive 688-million dollar powerball jackpot.
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the world is alive as you can see, this time of the year is so much more than a bow and a tree. (morgan vo) those who give their best, deserve the best. get up to a $1,000 credit on select models now during the season of audi sales event. continuing our trend of dry
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and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. (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 ) (ááá2 shotááá) one of the two winners of that 688-
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million dollar powerball jackpot has come forward. an iowa woman overcame the odds ... to become 343.9 million dollars richer.( darya ) it's the largest prize it's the largest prize ever won in iowa. 51-year-old lerynne west splits the pot with a ticket purchased in new york city. before claiming the prize ... west says she forgot about her ticket after misplacing it in her sisters car. she plans to take the lump sum option of $198.1 million dollars.with that money ... she wants to buy a new car, go on a long vacation, and donate to charities.
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< i started thinking more of who i'm going to help and my stuff has been sort of an after-thought to me.">( james ) after winning ... west quit her new job she started in september. the new york ticket has yet to be claimed. ( james ) still ahead ... details on the final campaign push by the president and others ahead of today's midterms. ( james ) beto o rourke casts his vote.
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(james)(darya) lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote.
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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. 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 ) president trump's campaign rhetoric growing more and more extreme ... in the final hours before the mid-term election.(ááá2 shot
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bamááá) right now, the democrats stand a good chance of retaking the house. republicans are favored to keep control of the senate. ( darya ) kron4's ryan o'donnel shows us how the president is going after democrats. "in a certain way i am on the ballot. whether we consider it or not, the press is considering it a referendum on me and us as a movement,"the president entering the last hours of the campaign with an all=out effort to demonize the democrats are inviting caravan after caravan. isn't that nice? of illegal aliens to flood into our country and overwhelm your communities. if you want more caravans and more crime. vote democrat. if you want strong borders and safe mmnat from ad the message even more emphatic in this campaign ad saying a vote for democrats is a vote for mob rule.more natover the weekend, nbc, fox and facebook refused to run another trump ad ... widely described as racist because it ties an illegal immigrant cop killer to the migrant caravan hundreds of miles away from the u=s borderdangerous illegal criminals like cop
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killer luis bracamontes don't care about our laws.trump's reaction today, well , a lot of things are offensive. your questions are offensive a lot of times so you know "unlike some people, i don't just make stuff up when i'm talking. i've got facts to back me up."former president obama says republicans are trying to bamboozle voters. "they're telling us that thebunch of like poor, broke, hungry ref ( darya ) a handful of counties in the state are
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using a new election model to try to make voting easier and more convenient. sacramento along with san mateo, madera, nevada and napa counties participate in the voters choice act. ahead of today's election, each registered voter in those counties got a ballot in the mail and had access to dozens of drop boxes and early voting centers sprinkled throughout the area. if more counties start the new system... the days of standing in line on election day could be numbered in california. ( darya ) kron4 is your local election headquarters. coming up in one hour ... local political professor james taylor will be joining us in studio to break down the midterms. and kron 4 news will have expanded election coverage starting at 8 tonight. be the first to know of local election returns and hear expert analysis. you can also head to our website for the locations of local voting sites. ( darya ) investigators believe two inmates on death row in san quinton committed suicide. 54-year-old
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andrew urdiales was found unresponsive in his cell during a routine security check friday night. just last month urdiales was sentenced after being convicted of killing five women in southern california. another death row inmate ... virendra govin was found unresponsive in his cell sunday night. officials say there is no indication their deaths are related. 25 inmates have committed suicide since california reinstated capital punishment in 1978. ( james ) sausalito police are reminding boat owners that boats anchored in city water for more than 72 hours will be impounded. it's part of a crackdown to uphold the 72 hour rule ... so far 6 boats have been impounded. police say the illegally anchored boats are neglected and in danger of falling apart and causing environmental problems. plus boat owners parked at a nearby harbor say they've noticed waste isn't being safely disposed of. they say the regulation has been tough to battle. boat owners who want to stay out on the water for a longer period time will have to pay.
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that fee depends on the weight and size of the vessel. ( james ) the sonoma county sheriff's office says an inmate used soap to start a fire inside a housing unit at the jail. deputies say up to five inmates were sent to the hospital for smoke inhalation. it happend around 10 monday morning in the common area inside a special housing unit separate from the general population. deputies say the inmate started two small fires and the jail's sprinkler system was able to put it out. inmates in the unit were taken to other parts of the jail. ( darya ) we're learning more about the firefighter who died in orange county after he was hit by a driver while bicycling over the weekend. captain mike kreza passed away early yesterday morning from his injuries. the driver was arrested on felony d-u-i charges and is being held on one-hundred-thousand- dollars bail. kreza was an 18-year veteran of the costa mesa fire and rescue department. he leaves behind a wife and three children. ( james ) coming up ... c-h-p
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wants to make sure you're getting enough sleep before you begin your commute ... their warning about drowsy driving. ( james ) plus ... the warriors tame the memphis grizzlies at oracle arena. we'll have the winning highlights. ( james ) and some bay area lowe's employees will soon be out of a job.the two bay area stores the company plans to close. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. big corporations are making and just got a huge tax break. but the middle class is struggling. prop c is a common-sense plan. the top 1% of businesses pay their fair share
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to tackle homelessness for all of us. companies with revenue greater than $50 million pay, not small businesses or homeowners. the prop c plan is supported by the democratic party, nancy pelosi & dianne feinstein vote "yes" on c. big corporations pay for it, not you.
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does santa claus himself, need the most trusted battery this holiday season? maybe not. maybe he could trust any batteries will do. maybe he could trust his teenager won't react like a teenager. maybe he could trust mrs. claus won't blame him for this. or, he could just trust duracell. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. (robin) no major hot 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 ( james )(ááávidboxááá) home improvement company lowe's is planning on closing 51 north american stores. according to the company, these stores are under- performing ... and they will shut down by february 1st of next year. that includes two here in the bay area. take a look at the map ... one is at 720 dubuque ave in south san francisco and the other one is at 750 newhall drive in san jose. 31 stores in canada are also closing. earlier this year ... the company made some big decisions, including closing all of its orchard supply hardware stores and slashing inventory at its lowe's stores.
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( james ) coming up at 7 o'clock ... cake mixes are being pulled off store shelves because they can make you sick. we'll tell you which ones in the next hour. america. land of blue jeans. and burgers. and while blue jeans got all skinny on us... i can't feel my legs. ...no way are we giving up on burgers. that's why i created the all-american ribeye burger, made with 100% ribeye beef, ribeye burgers are back, america. find a world of inspiration. find something you love today. unique selection. unbelievable prices. homegoods. go finding.
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try my all-american made with 100% ribeye beef fresh spring mix, and provolone cheese on a potato bun. it's a burger as american as bald eagles. i get it, i'm bald. fast food's first and only ribeye burgers are back, america. try them today. ( james ) take a look at this ... dozens of salmon swimming across a flooded highway.why did they cross the road ? to give birth on the other side. this
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happened in washington state. experts say this is part of the annual salmon run ... where the fish migrate during the fall to spawn. in this case ... the flooded roadway gave them a different route to their final breeding ground. (james) (darya) welcome back. lets get a check of weather and traffic... continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also
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seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. bridge wb 80 is no major hot spots. bay no major hot
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) the highway patrol is
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launching a new effort ... to stop people from drowsy driving. for the next week, the c-h-p and cal-trans will be focusing on reminding people to pull over and rest... if they feel tired. kron 4's charles clifford has more. natsthe california highway patrol says that drowsy driving is a huge problem, on par with drunk driving and distracted driving.the cdc says that going without sleep for at 18 hours is the same as having a blood alcohol content of .05.ofc. kurtis waldschmidt is with the highway patrolsot it can mirror the exact same effects. routinely we make stops trying to seekout impared drivers and frequently it's just being on the road to long or lack of sleep.hoping to wake people up to the problem, the chp is teaming up with caltrans and the office of traffic safety (ots) to get the word out.sotthe chp says that in and of it's self
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driving while tired isn't illegal, but it could lead other violations.sotwhether its unsafe or making unsafe lange changes toward another vehicle. or failing to realize your speed or failing to see a red light. the chp is also reminding drivers that there are 80 roadside rest stops across the state but if you can't find one, look for other ways to take a break.sotjust take the next exit and find a safe place to park. to some time to yourself. if that's not an option we encourage getting a caffineated beverage. something to help. worst case scenario, pull over find a safe place to park and get a ride home.charles clifford kron4 news
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( darya ) the warriors are on a roll... winning 8 straight after ) lets start in the second ar where curry starts off hot after a pass from klay. curry drains the three ... áand he is fouled. it ends up being a 4-point play for him. then klay thompson hits a 3 to end the half. warriors dominated the rest of the game. final score ... 117-101 warriors. draymond warriors. draymond green did leave the game with a foot contusion ... his status
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thursday against the milwaukee bucks is in question. ( darya ) people magazine names its sexiest man alive for 20-18. its movie star idris elba. ( james ) here is a he look at the new people magazine cover. the 46- year-old the 46- year-old british actor first turned heads in the h-b-o series "the wire." he's also enjoyed success as the
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norse god heimdall in the "thor" franchise. on twitter ... elba said it was an honor ... but also said voting in the midterms is even more important. elba is the 33-rd man to win this title from people magazine. the first sexiest man alive was crowned in 1985.....that was the 29-year-old mel gibson. last year's winner was country singer blake shelton. (james) james adlib big ( james ) coming up in our next hour....the reason you can expect to pay more money next year to ship your packages through fedex. ( james ) people across the country are standing in line ready to cast their vote. here in the bay area ... the polls open at 7 am. (ácommercialá)
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continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day to get out and vote. ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) still to come on the kron 4 morning news... we will continue following latest after the standoff with police and a man who allegedly assaulted an officer came to an end. ( james ) plus... we'll be live out at the polls as a record number of voters are expected to participate in today's midterm elections. ( james ) and a san francsico company may have come up with a solution to end the housing crisis in the bay area.
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stair takers, breakfast makers, step counters, outdoor explorers, faith restorers, appointment keepers, fantastic creatures. farmer's market goers, the new lease on lifers, and the positive thinkers. here's to you all that see every day as an opportunity to thrive your way. (darya) good morning i'm
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darya folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... continuing our trend of dry and comfortable weather today as daytime highs peak similarly to those we felt yesterday in the 60's and 70's with a couple of 80's inland in the north bay. skies will be sunny and dry as was also seen yesterday making for good conditions this election day
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to get out and vote.

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