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the death toll has risen to 48. 76-hundred áhomes have burned to the ground. and the total number of destroyed ástructures is more than 88-hundred. the fire has also grown tonight to 130 thousand acres. it is 35 percent contained.(grant) kron - 4's j-r stone joins us live from butte county- where he spoke to people whose homes are gone. sot...it was like dante's inferno....joel burgess, who is a navy veteran, is describing what it was like when he and his wife evacuated their home in paradise california last week. he says the escape video's that others recorded were exactly what they experienced.sotwhen we spoke with joel he had assumed that his home was gone from what he had heard from a friend, but he wasn't sure. with that we drove through the area in route to his home and in hopes that something would still be there. our hopes were quickly dashed when the road to get to his house was blocked by a tree. upon
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arriving at his home there was little to nothing left outside of the birdfeeders and this statue. joel's three harley davidson motorcycles destroyed. joel says while the news is grim and some may soon be leaving the area he and his wife will stay.sot (grant) while crews still in the thick of the firefight in butte county .... some families are starting to demand answers. today, a law-firm is takjing legal action against pg&e.legal action firm is takjing today, a law- sotwife will stay.area he and his wife will stay.sot
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(grant)(grant) while crews
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still in the thick of the firefight in butte county .... some families are starting to demand answers. today, a law-firm is takjing legal action against pg&e. kron 4's alecia reid joins us live from the firm tonight with details on the grievance? there are at least 2 dozen families included in this lawsuit.they've lost everything in this fire.some of them walked away from their homes with only their clothes on their backs.that first call spotting the origin of the fire ... located it under a pg&e transmission line ..... near paradise. and within half hour ... it hit the town.here we are 5 days later and there are 10's of thousands of structures destroyed.now that the lawfirm "danko meredith" has filed a complaint on behalf of these families, once pg&e is served those papers, partner mike danko tells me his firm will be requesting documents ....not just about this fire, but also about the way pg&e does business ...and why it is that this fire happened.sot - it has to stop. this has been going on year
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after year. it began in the 90's. they've been brought to tral before and they always says, we're a new company now. but in fact it's just not true. they keep doing business in the same way, which is to put profit in front of safety !!! quote !!!pg&e responded in a statement ..... saying in part ...."nothing is more important than the safety of our customers, employees, contractors and the communities we serve. our hearts are with the communities impacted by the camp fire. the loss of life and property is staggering. right now, our entire company is focused on supporting first responders and assisting our customers and communities impacted by the camp fire." standupwhile cal fire is expecting to fire to be fully contained by the end of the month ...lawyers here say there will be even more lawsuits ... not just by them, but other lawfirms as well. reporting live from redwood city .... alecia reid .... kron 4 news..
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(vicki) officials at this point say they don't know how long it will take to search for people who are unaccounted for. a pleasanton man is continuing to hold out hope ... that his mother will be found alive soon... kron 4's maureen kelly talked to her son about this missing person's case .... which has now been taken over by a butte county sherriff investigator. i just can't give up i just have to believe that she's out
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therein the search for his 75 year old mother, sol bechtold says he's been to about 15 shelters in and around butte county and calling the hospitals daily. now a butte county sherriff's deputy has been assigned her missing person's case....who will have more authority to get information from the red cross and other shelter providers in locating joanne caddy.he said after that the next steps would be for them to go to her property with some dogs to see if they can recover anything and that will tell us whether or not she actually got out of the house or if she was there bechtold knows his mom's house was destoryed. recently a reporter with the paradise post filmed her street in the nearby town of magalia..... he says it was hard to watch.just complete distraction, nothing standing no trees no houses untouched car is melted in the driveways. he comes up to her driveway and rolled passed it and he has the camera focused perfectly on it and it's just completely gone you see bits of the foundation sticking up out of the ground and that's it and you just wonder did she make it outjoanne caddy lives alone...and does not drive or have a car....but her son says his mom's neighborhood is tightknit.....so he's hoping someone helped get her out. he also says he believes his mom's character will help her come out of this in one piece. she can be ornery of times and i'm hoping that that's gonna she's fighting her way through this and i'm hopeful she escapedin addtion to being handed out in the butte county area, this flyer has also been posted up on twitter, facebook and instagram...in the hopes of getting the word out to anyone who might know where his mother is. maureen kelly kron4 news
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(vicki) kron4 and our parent company-- nexstar t-v... have partnered to help the fire victims in butte county. if you would like to help those affected by the 'camp fire'... the american red cross is accepting donations. you can check kron 4.com for details.. (grant) the smoke is relentlessly pouring into the bay area from up north... and it makes being outside unhealthy and in some cases... irritating to our eyes and lungs and throat. and yes, you see more and more masks on people... but what about inside your home? windows
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and doors closed should stay closed, but also, depending on what kind of heating and air conditioning systems you have, you may be able to minimize the amount of particles from coming in. on fan."> (grant) vance says that while an air filtration system can filter out particles, it's virtually impossible to keep smoke out of your home. she says that filters aren't designed to filter out smoke, and that smoke can get into your home through the cracks, leaky windows and poor insulation. lawrence karnow: hazy skies and a few clouds moved across the bay area. highs were in the 60s and 70s. high pressure continues to weaken allowing for a few high clouds. it will be hazy and
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chilly tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow we will see more sunshine but hazy with highs in the 60s to low 70s. the air quality will continue to improve slowly over the next few days. there is a chance of rain in the middle of next week. (vicki) (vicki) the largest wildfire raging in southern california right now is the woolsey fire -- burning in both los angeles and ventura counties. it's currently burning just over 97,000 acres, and crews have it 40 percent contained. according to calfire, so far 2
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people are dead, and 3 are injured. and an estimated 435 structures have been destroyed, while another 57,000 are threatened. while firefighters from multiple agencies fight the blaze, mandatory evacuations are in place throughout both counties (vicki) forestry experts are saying that the urban sprawl into the wild lands in california, and climate change are contributing to the devastating wildfires we have had over the last few years. (grant) and as one expert tells our gabe slate, it's going to get worse, unless major changes are made immediately. sound from bill stewart / forestry specialist, co- director, berkeley forests "californians move here for the nature but they are living next to vegetation fuel" bill stewart is with berkeley's center for forestry, he is an expert in forest management and wildfires. bill says the more that californians sprawl out into nature the more the vegetation fuel is left to grow and become tinder sound from bill stewart / forestry specialist, co-director,
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berkeley forests "californians move here for the nature but they are living next to vegetation fuel" stewart says the urban sprawl combined with climate change is making things harder for california to battle these fires. sound from bill stewart / forestry specialist, co-director, berkeley forests "we see finger prints of climate change all over this even if only one or two degrees hotter, it's hotter at night and that is contributing to hotter winds" bill stewart says to prevent devastating wildfires in the future people will have to get serious about defensible space. sound from bill stewart / forestry specialist, co-director, berkeley forests "neighborhoods and communities will have to decide whether they value privacy and trees or safety" in berkeley gabe slate kron 4 news. (grant) news. slate kron 4 in berkeley gabe slate kron 4 news.
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(grant) our coverage continues at kron-4 dot com. there you can see interactive maps showing the damage. plus ....a photo gallery showing the fire's path. and how you can help victims. all at kron- 4 dot com.
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thousand homes have been destroyed in the camp fire-- burning in butte county... and another 15-thousand are still threatened tonight.... fire officials have released a map showing just how extensive the damage is. our ken wayne is in the newsroom with the details. ken? all of these red icons... thse are homes that have been destroyed. thousands of them just in the city of paradise.last night firefighters continued to hold established containment lines. firefighters actively fought the fire and worked aggressively. firefighters provided structure protection and will continue toprovide structure protection throughout daytime operations. firefighters will work to put
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direct andindirect fire lines in while scouting and putting in contingency lines ahead of the fire. many risks and hazards along with steep terrain in some areas will impede firefighting efforts. evacuation warnings: highway 162 to highway 99 to highway 149 to 70. áwith exception of shippee road from highway 149 to highway 99nopel road at highway 32, north to the county lin county lin
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(vicki) in other news tonight...police in belmont are investigating a mysterious
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death.(grant) early this morning a woman was found along the side of the road. she later died at the hospital and police are now trying to figure out what happened. according to the belmont police department, a woman in her 60's was found lying in the roadway here along cipriani blvd at the intersection with newlands ave around 7 tuesday morning.she was badly injured. emergency crews treated her at the scene and she was taken to the hosptial but died a short time later. police are now trying to figure out what happened. after talking with neighbors and reviewing surveillance video, investigators believe the woman lived nearby and was on her regular walk around the neighborhood.according to police, the injuries she suffered were severe but it's not clear how she recieved them. she was apparently walking along the side of the road in a spot with no sidewalk, but there's no conclusive evidence that she was hit by a vehilce. investigators are now hoping an autopsy report will shed light on what happened.soti went out side and saw the flashing lights and a lady in the gutter down.meanwhile, the death has shocked neighbors. the woman was found right in front of bob roger'shouse.sot this is upsetting? yes. i didn't get any closer. i left
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the police to do their work. and while the exact cause of death has not yet been determined, bob says that this section of belmont. . which is ripe with blind corners, narrow roads, and few if any sidewalks. . . can be a treacherous place to walk. even the local deer have trouble crossing the road.sot bob hopes that the improvements such as a sidewalks and better signs might keep people and deer from getting hurt.sot
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(grant) now to our four zone forecast... as we take this live look outside at the embarcadero... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: hazy skies and a few clouds moved across the bay area. highs were in the 60s and 70s. high pressure continues to weaken allowing for a few high clouds. it will be hazy and chilly tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow we will see more sunshine but hazy with highs in the 60s to low 70s. the air quality will continue to improve slowly over the next few days. there is a chance of rain in the middle of next week.
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(grant) the c-d-c now dealing with more confirmed
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cases of a rare polio-like illness... details on how many more children were affected... (vicki) and after the break... as we get closer to winter and cooler temperatures... we'll tell you some tips on how to winter proof your home and save money... (grant) and new at 10 tonight -- two years after his extradition from mexico, notorious drug cartel boss joaquin "el chapo" guzman faced an american jury today. details ahead.
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4 your money tonight.... winter is right around the corner which means we'll be seeing some cold weather that can wreak havoc on your home and yard.(grant) but there are steps you can take to winter proof your house to avoid some of that damage. experts say water damage accounts for a majority of homeowners insurance claims.
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so start unclogging drains or areas that tend to flood when it rains... also be sure to insulate exposed water pipes so they don't harden and crack when the temperature drops... especially older homes with old pipes... and finally, be sure to insulate walls, attics, and crawl spaces - this will keep the heat inside and prevent any drafts from coming in... and prevent the warm air from going out.. ... (vicki) walmart is planning to hire more military spouses. the retailer announced a new program monday called 'the military spouse connection" which gives hiring preference to those married to active military personnel. walmart's c-e-o and president says military spouses are 'unsung heroes' and that the company wants to honor and help them find a job, or build a career. the news comes as walmart reports hiring more than 2-hundred-12 thousand veterans since starting a similar program for returning military personnel. walmart says more than 32-thousand veteran associates were promoted since joining walmart and sam's club.
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(grant) the pet store chain - petco - announced today that it will stop selling pet food and treats with artificial ingredients. according to the company, that's a first for any major pet food retailer. petco's c-e-o said it's trying to set a new standard -- and the goal is better health and wellness for the beloved animals in our homes. so starting in january... petco will begin to remove from store shelves all dog or cat food and treats with artificial colors, flavors or preservatives. they expect the process to be complete by may. (vicki) ahead at nine... more drama at the white house-- this time a feud with first lady melania trump... why she is calling for the firing of a deputy national security adviser... (grant) plus... at least 50 people are confirmed dead in california's wildfires-- which continue to burn in both parts of the state... we'll show you the inside look at how firefighters are battling the flames... (vicki) and up next... neighbors in coffey park neighborhood in santa rosa can relate to the devastation happening in butte county.. tonight hear how the north
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visit att.com/accessnow to learn more. now at 9:30.... at least 50 people are confirmed dead in california's wildfires-- which continue to burn in both parts of the state...(grant)2 shot front land and the two largest fires... one up in butte county... the other in ventura and l-a countires... are not expected to let up soon. and
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complicating things... there are near hurricane force santa ana winds down south.(vicki) bill weir reports from malibu. some of the canyons above malibu look like the surface of the moon with almost nothing left to burn.but all it takes is one hot ember riding one gust of wind to create a whole new front in this war on nature.bill weir: "imagine living down in that valley and realizing the only thing between your entire life and that wall of flame are these incredible pilots. not just helicopter pilots but big tanker jet pilots who are bouncing around in these 40 to 50 mile an hour gusts, trying to precisely hit those spots." in the space of two hours, we watched a full aerial assault above hidden valley with a swarm of helicopters sucking hundreds of thousands of gallons of lake water to drop on the flare-ups.the fixed-wing tankers bomb the flames with a jelly-like retardant, each run costing california thousands of dollars.sea water is cheaper, and the day brought the surreal sight of surfers and super scoopers sharing the lineup at malibu beach.nat sound:with crews from orange county to idaho spotting from the ground, the wind shifts, residential areas are spared and they win this skirmish,but no one can relax until the santa ana winds show mercy. bill weir:"i'm bill weir from cnn. (crosstalk) thank you for your service. you've guys gotten any sleep or ..." firefighter:"intermittently."
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(vicki)(vicki) meanwhile, as northern california winds calm down, the mourning continues.(grant) the camp fire is the deadliest in california history with 48 people lost, and virtually the entire town of paradise has been leveled. (grant) the fires to the north and south of us ... remind everyone of just how important it is to get up to the minute information, like an alert to evacuate, or which
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areas to avoid. (vicki) today, supervisors in san mateo county passed a resolution so they can reach more people with their emergency alerts.... kron 4's dan kerman explains how these alerts would come... when san mateo county officials wanted to warn residents about bad air quality last week, they sent out a text alert to those that opted into the program.sot jeff norris/emergency services coordinator 09-16we have approximated 760-thousand residents in san mateo county, we have 72-thousand cable water, trash and energy providersthat's only about 10- percent, not enough if there's a real emergencysotif we cant reach you we cant inform you if there's an emergency in the communityin september the governor signed a bill allowing local governments to access residential contact information from public utilities like cable, trash, water and energy providers so
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more residents could be notified during an emergency. tueday san mateo county became the first in the state to do adopt the protocol.sot dave canepa/san mateo county supervisor 47-57and so we have updated emails, cell phone and landlines so we make sure we can hit the masses and that's what we want to do in these events.the san mateo office of emergency services will collect the contact information over the next year, so when there is a real emergency they can contact as many people as possible.sot as you know whats happening in paridsise and malibu these are tragedies so at the end of the day if we can get the most information and in a timely manner we can save lives. standup dan kerman/redwood city 123-133and county officials say for those emergency messages will come via voice message to landline and cell phones. in redwood city , dan kerman kron 4 news. (grant)(grant) it's hard to even imagine what the people of paradise are going through right now ... but if anyone can understand -- it's the neighbors in coffey park in santa rosa who lost
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their homes in the tubbs fire last october. a few of them drove up to chico on monday -- and handed out gift cards and advice for the families up there. (grant) coffey park residents say the camp fire victims have a long road ahead but they should try to remember they're not alone ...the santa rosa folks sharing contact info... offering to help however they can in the future. (vicki) in national news tonight... first lady melania trump is calling for a top national security official to be fired. this as her husband is reportedly looking at making changes at the white house and his administration. from our partners at c-n-n reporter jeff zeleny has the latest. another white house drama today, this time featuring first lady melania trump,
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calling for the firing of a deputy national security adviser.an extraordinary shot across the bow from the east wing office of the first lady, which issued this statement today, aimed directly at a top west wing adviser.graphic:"it is the position of the office of the first lady that she no longer deserves the honor of serving in this white house," the first lady's spokeswoman, stephanie grisham telling c-n-n.she is mira ricardel, the deputy national security adviser who has tangled with several officials in the trump white house, from defense secretary james mattis to the first lady.but today, ricardel was standing only a few feet behind the president at a diwani lighting ceremony, marking india's most important holiday of the year.nat sound: c-n-n has learned the first lady and ricardel were at odds during their recent trip to africa.melania trump:"i give him my honest advice and my honest opinions, and that he does what he wants to do."it was on that trip where mrs. trump said she didn't trust all of the president's advisers.tom llamas:"has he had people that you didn't trust working for him?"melania trump:"yes."the latest dysfunction coming as a staff shakeup is already looming in the west wing and the cabinet. the president ignoring those questions today.reporter:"are
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you fire secretary nielsen?" homeland security secretary kirstjen nielsen could be the next to go ... officials telling c-n-n the president could ask for her resignation at any point.kirstjen nielsen: "thank you sir for your leadership."president trump: "thank you very much. great job."she's been unable to win over on his signature issue ... immigration and border security.it could touch off a domino of departures, including white house chief of staff john kelly, who is nielsen's top advocate in the administration.trump is already talking to a handful of potential replacements for kelly, c-n-n has learned, including elevating vice president pence's chief of staff, nick ayres, to the post. but as democrats assume their majority in the house, and prepare to open investigations of the administration,it's unclear whether ongoing turmoil in the west wing could complicate recruiting qualified candidates.the president has rejected that premise.president trump:"this is a hot white house. we are a white house that people want to work with." (grant) work with."
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(grant) this latest white house drama comes as c-n-n is suing president trump and top white house aides for suspending c-n-n correspondent jim acosta's press pass. the lawsuit says denying acosta's access to the white house violates his and c-n-n's first and fifth amendment rights. the white house revoked acosta's so-called "hard pass" last week after the reporter angered president trump by asking him multiple questions at a news conference. the white house accused acosta of placing his hands on an intern who was trying to take away his microphone.take away his microphone. (lawrence bay area weather) (sports tease) just ahead in sports, an update from oracle as the warriors go without a suspended draymond green... and what went into the decision to sit him.
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warriors. even through the draymond green and kevin durant drama, there's still basketball to be played. quick update from oracle.. golden state hosting the hawks at last check, score is 106-95 warriors we'll have full highlights we'll have full highlights later tonight. now back to that draymond story- green suspended tonight for what happened last night against the clippers. warriors have a chance to take the lead in the final seconds.. green takes it up the court himself...despite durant calling for the ball. the play results in a turnover, and then afterwards, words exchanged on the bench... warriors end up losing the game... it's unknown what exactly was said, but there are reports that it was intense and it went outside the game, with durant's impending free durant's impending free agency coming up. it apparently got so heated....golden state
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officials felt the only solution was to have green sit out tonight. bob myers and steve kerr addressed the situation pregame... kerr on about on the talk that the free agency discussion is a problem in the locker room. "not the slightest bit. nobody ever talks about kevin's free agency. doesn't bother any of us." "not even in this situation that we're talking about?" "no... no." "we just felt this rose to the level of acting the way we did. and that's a decision we ave to make. i'm certainly involved in it, so is steve. sothat's just the basic thought on that. which is just this was something we felt required the action that we decided upon.""we know about the scuffle you had at practice with m.j. back in the days. does going through something like that as a player kind of help you understand where the players are coming from?""when you play at a really high level and you're competitive, thuings happen. every team that i've ever been on, thngs have happened. by the way, i kicked m.j.'s ass (laughter)."
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coming up on kron4 coming up on kron4 sports at 10, those warriors highlights.. and also sharkies busy at the tank. until then, more news after the break.
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(grant) tonight we continue to learn more about how many of the people of butte county were able to get out of the area-- when the massive camp fire erupted... (vicki) reporter eric rucker talked to a nurse who shared his terrifying account of evacuating patients from a hospital... the moments the flames started barreling towards them.... sot'we started calling our family members and...saying goodbye'it started with a 'code black.'sot'meant external disaster'with the camp fire racing towards the
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feather river hospital last thursday morning...registered nurse darrel wilken and three of his patients jumped in his car.sot'we had no other option, everybody was running for their cars...if your car wasnút on fire you were transporting patients0nats:for the next few hours they drove through hell...avoiding flames and fighting a traffic jam of others looking to stay alive themselves.sot'well guys we are together start throwing up some prayers'two of wilkens three patients were already in critical condition before even getting in his car..he knew regardless of the flames ...time wasnt on their side.so he says he looked for a different route out...but couldnút find one...eventually having to get back in the rows of traffic...100 yards from where he was...sotsuper: darrel wilken, saved patients 'a couple of hours later we made our was through that area... the cars that were about 100 yards ahead of where we stopped...were all on fire' once on skyway road - the main thorough fair out of town - wilken says the competition among drivers to escaped...became very apparent. sot'guardrails were gone and people were driving crazy they were zipping back and fourth without even looking'after
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dropping off one of his patients wilken and his two remaining passengers made it to chico...alive.a day that looked like night...that he says he and his coworkers just did their jobssot' everybody stepped up nobody abandon the patients we were there to the very very end thatús just what we do itús a calling itús definitely a calling (vicki) that was eric rucker reporting...(grant) again-- all 60 patients from the feather river hospital in paradise were saved... as for the hospital, it is still
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standing with some damages... (vicki) kron4 and our parent company-- nexstar t-v... have partnered to help the fire victims in butte county. if you would like to help those affected by the 'camp fire'... the american red cross is accepting donations. you can check kron 4.com for details.. lawrence karnow: hazy skies and a few clouds moved across the bay area. highs were in the 60s and 70s. high pressure continues to weaken allowing for a few high clouds. it will be hazy and chilly tonight with lows in the 30s and 40s. tomorrow we will see more sunshine but hazy with highs in the 60s to low 70s. the air quality will continue to improve slowly over the next few days. there is a chance of rain in the middle of next week. (grant) 4 your health tonight... the centers for disease control and prevention is dealing with more confirmed cases of a rare polio-like illness that polio-like of next week.in the middle of next week.
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(grant) 4 your health tonight...
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the centers for disease control and prevention is dealing with more confirmed cases of a rare polio-like illness that mostly affects children.(vicki) ten more cases of acute flaccid myelitis have been confirmed since last week...that brings the total this year to 90. 162-possible cases are currently under investigation. the c-d-c says that's 23 more than last week. a-f-m-- as it's known-- is a rare illness that affects the nervous system. it can cause muscle weakness and sudden onset paralysis. according to the c-d-c-- 90-percent of patients since 2014 have been children under the age of four. (grant) the nation's leading e-cigarette maker says it has halted store sales of some flavors to deter use by kids. juul labs- which is based in san francisco making the announcement ahead of an expected government crackdown on underage sales of e-cigs. juul says it has stopped filling orders for its mango,
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fruit, creme, and cucumber pods. but not menthol and mint. it will sell all flavors online and limit sales to those 21 and older. the company also says it's closing its facebook and instagram accounts. e-cigarette are generally considered a less dangerous alternative to regular cigarettes. but health officials have but health officials have warned the nictoine in them is harmful to developing brains. (vicki) if you're thinking about getting pregnant again within a year of having a child, you may want to reconsider. a new study finds that waiting at least 12 months between pregnancies lowers health risks... researchers say one year is the prime time to wait between the birth of one child and the conception of another to prevent health complications for both mother and baby. the study published in the j-a-m-a internal medicine journal... they say the risk of death for women who get pregnant less than 12 months after delivery is higher in women over the age
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of 35. (grant) we've been honoring outstanding teachers in the bay area..tonight it's a high school teacher in marin... jose teaches at sir francis drake high school -- where he's known as 'senor jose' to many of his students. among other things he's teaching what's called a 'spanish for spanish speakers' class...which is a huge hit. his class is packed with kids excited about learning spanish with his support and creative techniques. the principal says that native spanish speakers love it...but so do native english speakers. everyone says his classroom is a warm and welcoming place and his passion for teaching 'radiates outside the room.' students seek him out for advice on
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life problems - and he's always there for them. the principal also says - "every school needs a senor jose.". if you have a special teacher you'd like to nominate, just go to our website and click on 'features' - then choose 'teacher of the week.' (vicki) and up next-- tennis star serena williams lands on the cover of the g-q magazine... find out why it's already sparking controversy...
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(grant) tennis great williams is adding to her accolades. she' been named g-q's woman of the year. the 37-year-old is featured on one of four coversf the december issue. she's wearing a black long-sleeve turtleneck leotard and is called "the champion" by the magazine. the cover has caused some controversy. many on social media questioned why the word "woman" was in quotes on the cover. the athlete's femininity has been criticized before. williams wrote an open letter on reddit about being called a man because of her muscular physique last year. in a response to the controversy-- a g-q employee tweeted the artist responsible for the design uses quotation marks in many of his works. (grant) the humane society of ventura county says actress sandra bullock made a big
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donation...(vicki) she donated one-hundred thousand dollars to help rescue and evacuate animals from the wildfires. the nonprofit wrote in a facebook post that the actress and her family reached out to the organization to show their support during the woolsey and hill fires. the group said the money will help provide care for the animals -- from horses and bulls to donkeys and ducks -- evacuated from the fires. the humane society says it pledges to care for the animals for as long as is needed. (grant) dave chappelle made a special appearance in an ohio couple's engagement photos. tommy saunders and emily eldridge were enjoying a photo shoot in yellow springs... when the comedian showed up. according to the photographer-- he initially declined taking a photo with the couple until he started talking with saunders about the future groom's military service. saunders has been in the air force since 2010.chappelle then announced he would photo-bomb the couple. he said the photos would then go viral.
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the images were posted on social media... and guess what -- chappelle was right. (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. pam moore and ken wayne are here with kron 4 news at ten....guys? (pam) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten... the death toll in the destructive 'camp fire' climbed again today.. we have late details on rescue efforts and the ongoing search for those still missing... plus... while crews still in the thick of the firefight in butte county .... some families are starting to demand answers.(pam) and -- when the bay area could see some relief from the smoke smothering the air.(ken) don't go away...hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break.
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