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(james) good good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im james fletcher. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again
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into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday
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with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. tomorrow.friday into black increase again expect rain to low 60's. upper 50's and highs in the improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge.mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge.
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( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) as the rain comes down on this thanksgiving day... hopefully everyone made it safely to where they want to be this holiday. the airports were certainly packed with travelers yesterday rushing to catch their flights. kron 4's gayle ong gives us a look at what it was like at s-f-o people at s-f-o tonight hovering around the arrivals board,waiting on loved ones to people at s-f-o tonight hovering around the arrivals board,waiting on loved ones to land..portola valley resident
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jennifer sandell says her daughter's flight from newark new jersey was delayed for three hours. here's the moment jennifer sees her daughter, delighted to see their pup and hugs mom.a renuion they say is worth the wait.and that's the other thing causing delays..it wasn't the smoke from the wildfires, airport officials say today was all about the weather.this holiday traveler was stuck at the airport but considers herself lucky.
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was pretty good considering we got off to a two hour late start, so not so bad. reporter: "you were delayed for two hours? what did you do with the time? traveler: "just sat at the airport, talked to people on the phone, watched people, that's always fun."> despite the long commute many travelers faced,their mood changed once they stepped off the plane.. ( james ) holiday traffic is going to be a big concern throughout the weekend. google says based on its data... the worst traffic expected for the bay area this holiday week may have áalready happened. and if you were on the road earlier this week... you probably saw it. kron 4's gabe slate was out driving around .. he shows us what it was like ... the embarcadero in san francisco wednesday afternoon was gridlocked southbound. as the mass holiday exodus unfoldedthe weather did not help.. traffic lights were out at 3rd street next to at&t park, san francisco police had to come out and direct
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traffic. and then drivers who made it on to the 280 south ramp off king street in san francisco were immediately slowed down againthe two right lanes were flooded near the caesar chavez exit. just a mile further south, still in san francisco, on highway 101 southbound, just after the 280 split, the left side of the highway was flooded, again slowing down traffic.aaa and google said based on their data the worst traffic expected for the bay area would be the day before thanksgiving between 1 and 4pm. that is right when i was driving around and from what i saw their prediction was correct bad timing for the 1st rain of the season sound from - commuter driving in rain "saw 5 accidents today" jamelle echoed what most people told me today who were driving around this slow holiday rain traffic. the clean air was worth itsound from - commuters driving in the rain in millbrae gabe slate kron 4 news
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news ( james ) as you just heard, the death toll rose last night in butte county as the fight against the 'camp fire' continues. this... as the rain makes it more difficult for search teams to identify the remains of victims . here's a look at the most recent numbers released by cal-fire.
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( james ) with the two bodies found wednesday, the number of deaths now stands at 83. the number of missing people is now 563. more than 18- thousand structures have been destroyed.... more than 13 and a half-thousand of those are homes. the camp fire has burned more than 153,000 acres. and is 85- percent contained. and it looks like almost a thousand firefighters are getting to go home as the personnel on the line is now 37 hundred. ( james ) of the 83 victims ... 58 have been identified. six more names were released wednesday... they are: teresa ammans - 82 years old of paradise... richard brown - 74 .. of concow... maria wehe- 78 years old of concow... kimber weir 53 of paradise... joseph rabetoy 34 of paradise... joan tracy 80-years old of paradise... sheriff kory honea talked about why he believes
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releasing the names is so important. ( james ) the family of one of those victims is sueing pg&e, blaming it for starting the fire and the many deaths that followed. wednesday the lawyer for the family of gerald "jerry" rodrigues filed a wrongful death lawsuit. jerry served in the navy and had a large group of friends in paradise and served the community. he lived in the pinecrest mobile home park on skyway. we spoke with the family's lawer, who hopes this will hold pg&e accountable and
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prevent future fires from happening. and even though cal fire has not issued a cause for the camp fire... the family believes they have enough evidence to sue. ( james ) rodrigues is survived by his daughter and his three grandchildren. ( james ) pg&e responded to the lawsuit by saying: "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." ( james ) at the same time, crews in butte county
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continue to dig through the rubble in their search for the missing. however the rain we had wednesday did have an effect on their work. kron 4's alecia reid rode along with cal- fire .. and caught up with the menlo park urban search and rescue team in magalia. they're gonna stay here as long as it takesit's a big, large area to searchone property at a time ...it's gonna take daysmembers from the menlo park urban search and resue team joined forces with other california strike team of engines in magalia. some of the teams that were here earlier in the week didn't have some of the tools that these guys have. these guys have all the equipment to handle heavier rescues like sheet metal and things like thatonce an area is done, it is noted.it also allows crews that come by to know if they were able to find anything on this site and if there are any hazardsrecovery efforts were non-stop through wednesday's downpour.makes things slippery, makes things more dangerous for these guys. it's making things a bit more muddy, a little tougher to separate thingsworking in the
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rain can be challenging, but progress must continue.when it comes down to it, they train for this, they're ready to work in the rain and they'll get the job donebefore this area is cleared for families to come home, a proper search has to be done.just want to make sure they've done everything they can searching for people that may not have made it out of these communitiesstandupthis is all a team effort. there's also pg&e and the water company working to get things back in order for the families that can return home. reporting from butte county ... ar ... kron 4 news (james) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... we'll meet some evacuees from the camp fire who are spending thanksgiving without a home. but are thankful for what they ádoá have. (james)but first, we take a look at an arrest in a decades old murder cold case here in the bay area.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) for 45 years the grisly slaying of aspiring law student leslie perlov in the south bay has stumped investigators. but no longer. now, as kron four's rob fladeboe reports, d-n-a evidence has led the authorities to arrest an east bay man in the murder.
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laurie smith/santa cara county sheriff "....in my mind some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) for 45 years the grisly slaying of aspiring law student leslie perlov in the south bay has stumped investigators. but no longer. now, as kron
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four's rob fladeboe reports, d-n-a evidence has led the authorities to arrest an east bay man in the murder. laurie smith/santa cara county sheriff "....in my mind he may well be a serial killer but we still have a lot of investigating to do..."santa clara county sheriff laurie smith is talking about this man, 74 year old john arthur getreu, of hayward, under arrest in connection with the february 1973 murder of then 21 year stanford university graduate leslie marie perlov. sheriff laurie smith "....we had evidence from 1973 that had been preserved, that had dna that we believed came from the suspect and ising a dna familial database we were able to identify potential suspects..."perlov's body was found near her car in the hills off old page mill road near stanford university. she had been strangled. a sample of getreu's dna was sent to the virginia-based parabon nanolabs, specializing in genetic geneology says sgt. noe cortez.sgt. noe
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cortez/santa clara county sheriff's office '....they look into profiles and family members and the public data base and from their they look into generations of family members and they link the dna to a specific person...."sgt. shannon catalano/santa clara county sheriff's office "....this man has a history in germany where he was convicted of murder and rape and he also has a convictin locally for rape..." a similar dna search led to the recent arrest of joseph deangelo, the suspected golden state killer. getreu reportedly worked in palo alton when leslie perlov was murdered. sheriff laurie smith "....even though this person has lived for 45 years without being in rison, he is in jail now and we believe he is the suspect and we believe he will be convicted, in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news ( james ) take a look at this... the centennial wheel at navy pier pays
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tribute to fallen chicago police officer samuel jimenez who was killed in the shooting monday at mercy hospital. you can see a black star right in the middle of the ferris wheel in honor of the fallen officer. ( james ) we are also learning new details about the gunman who shot and killed three people in cold blood at a chicago hospital earlier this week... as reporter andy rose explains.... the shooter had a very dark past... "as we mourn this senseless act and loss of life.. it occured at a place called mercy hospital."light and love.. shinning through a moment of darkness in chicago. people gathered wednesday evening to remember..doctor tamara o'neal..pharmacy resident, dayna less and police officer, samuel jimenez. three people killed by a man with a gun.dr. heather prendergast, uic emergency medicine: "you look at tamara's life and they way it was taken from her in such a senseless way."police say the
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shooter, juan lopez, attended church with his ex-fiance, o'neal..the day before he confronted her in the hospital parking lot..demanding his engagement ring back before shooting her, according to police.she had called their engagement off in september, according to her father.he said lopez couldn't accept that their relationship was over.in 20-14, lopez was dismissed from the city's fire academy nine weeks after he was hired.after disappearing from a disciplinary process related to what the fire academy called "bullying" issues....and never showing back up for the job.police radio: "more shots fired! more shots fired!"the chicago police department now mourns the killing of one of their own..28-year-old samuel jimenez leaves behind a wife - his high school sweetheart and three young children..matthew whitaker, acting u.s. attorney general: "he did what police officers do every single day of the year. he ran towards the danger. he ran towards the sound of gunshots. and he did that so that the rest of us could run away from the danger."i'm andy rose reporting.
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(james) still ahead on the kron four morning news... even though it's a holiday, hundreds of people are out in butte county searching for the hundreds of missing people.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news. i'm tracking your entertainment headlines today... and while turkey may be centerpiece of your thanksgiving meal today... rapper snoop dog says one of the recipes from his cookbook is a must try. rick damigella tells us which one in the hollywood minute. (nat cheers)snoop dogg received his star on the hollywood walk of fame earlier this week, and he also has his first cookbook on shelves. which of his recipes does d- oh-double-g say curious chefs should cook up first?"lobster thermidor.""yeah?""can't beat that.""why's that?""cause it's difficult, and it's good when you get it right."i think your character knows more about
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music than i do.""green book" arrives in theaters this holiday weekend. screen writer nick vallelonga talked about meeting viggo mortensen, who plays his father in the movie. "the first meeting was, uh, let's have a little lunch. i had my uncles there, and cousins, and, uh, we ate for like eight hours. we never left. and he just, viggo started expanding as the day went on, but it was good because he, he, i saw him, like, kind of chameleon-like, start picking up mannerisms, mime my brothers, my uncles." (nat music)the 19-75 have released a music video for "sincerity is scary." the song comes from their upcoming album, "a brief upcoming from their upcoming album, "a brief inquiry into online relationships." the album drops on november 30th. in hollywood, i'm rick damigell
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(robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (james) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again
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into black friday tomorrow. ( james )as many of us us celebrate the thanksgiving holiday... some evacuees of the camp fire are feeling mixed emotions. many who've escaped with their lives have lost their homes. one family isn't sure what condition their home in paradise is in.narrowly escaped the flames in paradise
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with their newborn baby. joe khalil has their story. "i'm thankful and grateful i have my family. thats not the same for a lot of people."as maxx and vaughna ( james ) as many of us celebrate the thanksgiving holiday... some evacuees of the camp fire are feeling mixed emotions. many who've escaped with their lives have lost their homes. one family isn't sure what condition their home is in.
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they narrowly escaped the flames in paradise with their newborn baby. joe khalil has their story. "i'm thankful and grateful i have my family. thats not the same for a lot of people."as maxx and vaughna schooler prepare for thanksgiving...the idea of being thankful itself for them has taken on a whole new meaning.vaughna schooler / camp fire evacuee:"it just really is amazing, what people can do. the community and...this devastation."two weeks ago...the schoolers welcomed baby brielle into the world.the next day...vaughna was evacuated from feather river hospital."you could see flames coming up the canyon on the backside of the hospital. okay theres something serious going on here."while a deputy evacuated vaughna and the baby...her husband maxx and their four-year-old son lucas were trying desperately to drive out of paradise.maxx schooler / camp fire evacuee: "at one point you start thinking like okay, am i going to die? is my family going to die?"nearly out of the flames...maxx says his
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carwhich was heating up and already full of smoke stopped working."at that point he started freaking out, wanting his mom."maxx cant explain what happenedbut when all hope seemed lost his car started to work again.they made it outand eventually the family was reunited.now as they prepare to host about ten people for thanksgiving in this temporary home...this young family is counting their blessings."i'm thankful i get to be here with my family."on top of the fact that theyre all together...nats these are all the extra donations they've received.so many clothes...toys and other items theyre now sending most of it back to other victims and other charitable organizations."i keep seeing it everywhere but it really is, you know, butte strong. so, were thankful."they may not have a home in paradise left but this family has a houseful of reasons to be thankful. ( james ) meanwhile, the
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search continues for victims of the deadly camp fire. cadaver dogs spent wednesday searching for remains amid the destruction in paradise. 563- people are still listed as missing. the rain wednesday did help containing the remaining flames but also hindered efforts to find victims. and even though it's thanksgiving... cal fire says it will not stop looking for people lost to the fire.
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thousand dollars for camp fire victims. community presbyterian church ... schools and sports teams held a gift card drive and at last check, have raised 62-thousand dollars. kron4's michelle kingston has their story on how they did it! (mk)gift cards line a wall at community presbyterian church ...amazon ... costco ... safeway and visa gifts all donated by friends, family and neighbors in danville.sean gann, tbirds varsity head football coach"i think there are a lot of families that want to help out ... it's understanding how do we do it, right? what do they truly need?"one by one ... more and more gift cards were donated ...all of them being sent to the victims of the northern california camp fire where thousands of people lost their homes.deana dickerson, cpc missions director"i was blown away. i know our church and our community is incredibly generous and that's something i absolutely love about living here is the people step up when there is a need."in just three days -- people have donated more than 60-thousand dollars worth of donations and gift cards for the victims. anna rainsford, donated gift
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cards"it was devastating finding out so many people lost their families and their homes and it was very sad and tragic and with our family, we thought right away, how can we help them? and that's a great opportunity to be able to do that for them."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"you have until next friday to donate. we will be posting a link with more information on our website, kron4.com. members of the cpc community will be personally delivering these cards to families who need it most.in danville, michelle kingston, kron 4 news" (james) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... we take a look at the roads in the bay area and the impact the rain had on holiday travel.
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( james ) if you plan to leave home during the holiday weekend.. be careful -- the roads are wet.. slippery and messy. and of course there will be a lot of people traveling home from
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thanksgiving. kron4's dan kerman went out in san francisco at 8th and bryant to take a look at traffic leaving the bay area. it didn't matter if you were on city street or the highway... it was all pretty much the same this thanksgiving eve... slow... and the rain didn't help much either .. sotdefinitely wet on the raod so you have to be very cautiousthe chp says drivers weren't adjusting well to the wet conditionssotthis year we are seeing more collissions due to the rain and more people on the roadgas stations were busy, as those who had yet to leave town were gassing up.sot i'm going to santa cruzi'm going to santa rosaby late afternoon just getting the bridges was difficult... this is the approach to the bay bridge at 8th and bryant... traffic backed up for blocks.... but it all wasn't bad... at least for those coming to the bay area... sotmy brother is coming here from pasadena and he was getting a mid day start but he says the roads are
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clear and he is sailing right along and he will be here early standup dan kerman/sf :56the chp advises you slow down regardless where you are going and leave extra stopping distrance between you and the vehicle ahead because of the wet roads and make sure you leave extra time because it will probably take a little longer to get there than you originally thought. in sf, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (james) coming up on the kron four morning news... we'll hear from willie brown on his life after leaving the spotlight of politics. (james) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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checking in on your
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morning forecast. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) willie brown is a towering figure in california and the bay area .. after 40 plus years in the
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middle of the political heat, the former mayor and speaker of the california assembly ... still grabs attention, even though he has been out of office for years. kron 4's some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) willie brown is a towering figure in california and the bay area .. after 40 plus years in the middle of the political heat, the former mayor and speaker of the california assembly ... still grabs attention, even though he has been out of office for years. kron 4's pam moore found out what his life is like today .. without the demands, the
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controversies and the political headlines.. she tagged along when he was doing some of his favorite things .. starting with his famous penchant for clothes. clothes horse / - is an understatement... "look at the caps""i collect everything.. jewelry.. watches, rings.. i collect everything"everything also includes art .. bowls ... and more. he loves to shop. his
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favorite san francisco store - wilkes bashford .. named for this best friend who passed away.. there are photographs here of the two of them together .. everywhere.."we became instant friends .. he became like a brother"ever the charmer, "hello mayor brown.. hey baby how are you" he is surrounded by memories and friends here .. "i believe you're in there" this is mineola when we went to get train to stop""i have this hat" from his admittedly humble start in that small texas town of mineola .. he styles kiton and brioni and laughs that growing up, this was not the case."in those days you put stuff on layaway cause you couldn't afford to pay full price. sometimes by the time you finished paying for it.. you had outgrown it -laughter." friendships have always been important to him .. and now he has more time to nurture them - especially at his regular friday afternoon lunch spot - le central .. while two of his closest friends - wilkes and herb caen - have passed on
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.. he has recruited others ... "one thing the six of us dined every friday.. still a reality with only 2 of original group still here.. other friends added'... and now holds court with new friends. " they're more important than ever. "i really treasure relationships. i respect relationships and i want people to always know and remember me in a favorable way" a man who is accustomed to being driven ... now loves to walk the streets of san francisco "my walking is great therapy- eliminates the need id ever have for psychiatric service .. because im so well treated on the street " there's also more time for his other favorite thing.. "if ive got two hours no matter where i am i walk into a movie theater anywhere in the city. i see all the moves if i can i would do a movie everyday" more than 30 years in the state assembly.. 15 as speaker and two terms as mayor of san franicisco, willie brown is known as the quintessential power broker. q- after all those years you dont miss elective politics? "i dont have to do any of that.. it took me a while to get over the absence of
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power.. but within a very short period of time, i have survived" (smile) ... we'll hear from the family side of this san francisco icon ... pam talks with willie brown's four children .. ( james ) there's a war of words brewing between president trump and chief justice john roberts. it began wednesday when roberts issued a rare rebuke of the president for criticizing a member of the federal appeals court as an "obama judge."
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roberts responded by saying "we do not have obama judges or trump judges, bush judges or clinton judges. what we have is an extraordinary group of dedicated judges doing their level best to do equal right to those appearing before them."he president firing back on twitter.saying in part: "sorry chief justice john roberts but you do indeed have obama judges... it would be great if the 9th circuit was indeed an independent judiciary."then he admonished roberts to study the numbers and added they are shocking and making our country unsafe. it all started as the president left the white house yesterday blasting a judge's decision for temporarily blocking one of his executive orders to change u-s asylum policy.it's unclear if justice roberts will respond or if the president will continue the fued.he is spending thanksgiving in south florida. (james) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam. ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza.
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( james ) the san mateo bridge.mateo bridge. the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james )( james ) ( james ) richmond san
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rafael bridge ( james ) happy thanksgiving. like most of us, you're probably counting down the hours until you can dive into your thanksgiving dinner or lunch. but did you know... that turkey is a relativley new part of the annual tradition. the first thanksgiving probably didn't have any turkey. it took place almost 400 years ago, in 16-21. after a brutal first winter in america, native americans taught the pilgrams how to farm the land. and the pilgrims are believed to have celebrated their first successful harvest by inviting the native americans to a feast in november. that meal was celebrated for more than 200 years before abraham lincoln made it a national holiday in 18-63 during the height of the civil war. however you
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celebrate, we hope you have a happy thanksgiving. ( james ) and if you're still looking for a desert to enjoy after thanksgiving, well oreo has a new product that will not only satisfy your sweet tooth but also provide a soundtrack. oreo is selling a tiny record player they say can be used to play music off of one of their cookies. it's packed inside a decorative tin and features white fudge oreos, regular oreos, and oreo thins, along with the tiny record player. of course it's really just a music box and nothing is being played off the actual cookies. but you can record a personal message or song that plays when you activate the music box. ( james ) still to come on the kron 4 morning news... hundreds of people are out in butte county on thanksgiving continuing to search for the hundreds of people still missing in the camp fire. ( james ) and we'll have a
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live report from one of the bay area's thanksgiving traditions, helping those in need. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) ( james ) good morning i'm
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james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza.bridge toll the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) ( james ) the golden gate bridge.
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( james ) richmond san rafael bridge bridge ( james ) our top story this morning.. the death toll in butte county is continuing to rise. it now stands at 83 people killed. hundreds of people remain missing this morning. more than 18-thousand structures have been destroyed... more than 13- thousand of those are homes. the camp fire has burned more than 153-thousand acres and its 85-percent contained. "this is an important lawsuit and we need to protect these people from future fires like this and we need to find out what happened to all these
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other people that are missing." ( james ) the family of one of those victims is sueing p-g-and-e blaming the company for starting the fire and the many deaths that followed. yesterday the lawyer for the family of gerald "jerry" rodrigues filed a wrongful death lawsuit. jerry served in the navy and had a large group of friends in paradise and served the community. he lived in the pinecrest mobile home park on skyway. we spoke with the family's lawer, who hopes this will hold pg&e accountable and prevent future fires from happening. and even though cal fire has not issued a cause for the camp fire... the family believes they have enough evidence to sue.
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that is very strong evidence." ( james ) rodrigues is survived by his daughter and his three grandchildren. ( james ) p-g-and-e responded to the lawsuit by saying quote "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." ( james ) at the same time... crews in butte county continue to dig through the rubble in their search for some of the missing. kron 4's alecia reid rode along with cal- fire .. and caught up with the menlo park urban search and rescue team in magalia. they're gonna stay here as long as it takesit's a big, large area to searchone property at a time ...it's
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gonna take daysmembers from the menlo park urban search and resue team joined forces with other california strike team of engines in magalia. some of the teams that were here earlier in the week didn't have some of the tools that these guys have. these guys have all the equipment to handle heavier rescues like sheet metal and things like thatonce an area is done, it is noted.it also allows crews that come by to know if they were able to find anything on this site and if there are any hazardsrecovery efforts were non-stop through wednesday's downpour.makes things slippery, makes things more dangerous for these guys. it's making things a bit more muddy, a little tougher to separate thingsworking in the rain can be challenging, but progress must continue.when it comes down to it, they train for this, they're ready to work in the rain and they'll get the job donebefore this area is cleared for families to come home, a proper search has to be done.just want to make sure they've done everything they can searching for people that may not have
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made it out of these communitiesstandupthis is all a team effort. there's also pg&e and the water company working to get things back in order for the families that can return home. reporting from butte county ... ar ... kron 4 news ( james ) as rain hit the camp fire burn area... public works crews are on alert for possible mudslides. there is a flash flood watch in effect for the area... but officials say the majority of the burn area has a low probabilty for slides. regardless the butte county's public works director says crew are not taking any chances with that risk... as well as other concerns that could come with this weather event. crews are working around the clock in butte county to stabilize the land. big bags of rocks line the foothills and other lower lying areas of the burn site. aside from the wet weather... public works officials say another concern is incoming wind ... with up to 45- mile per hour gusts
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have trees down and a lot of issues especially in the roadways where they were in the fire area and have root damage as a result of the fire." "theres too much cleaning up to do.">( james ) trying to keep it all intact is a lot of work for the public works department... especially since nearly a fifth of the employees lost their homes to the fire. in order to keep an eye on infrastructure concerns... they say a majority of the department will be working through the holiday. ( james ) new this morning... oakland polcie have made an arrest in connection to the october construction site fire. police did not provide many details in the arrest.. but they say the arson arrest in connected to the fire in the 32-hundred block of peralta street that broke out on october 23rd. ( james ) san francisco police have
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made an arrest in connection to a fire on geary street. 58-year-old atxay phongvichhith was arrested on monday on two felony arson charges. police say on sunday they responded to a fire at the commercial building on the 800 block of geary street. police were able to identify the suspect via surveillance footage. ( james ) on the peninsula... san bruno police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run investigation. police say on monday they responded to a crash in the 23- hundred block of rollingwood road. when officers arrived they learned a ford mustang hit a parked car and the driver had fled. during their investigation polcie identifed the driver as 29-year-old jhovanny hernanadez. hernanadez was in the process of leaving the area in a rideshare when polcie located him. he was arrested and booked into the san mateo county jail. ( james ) in the north bay... santa rosa police arrested a man in the unprovoked stabbing of a woman at her front door. police say jesse james graham
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attacked the victim without warning.... as she got home from work and was trying to unlock her front door. police say graham then stabbed her in the back. the victim suffered a life- threatening injury and had to have emergency surgery. she is now in stable condition. police say they do not have a motive in the attack. ( james ) yesterday's rain caused a lot of problems at the s-f-o for people traveling into and out of the bay area. at least 47 flights were canceled yeasterday because of the rain. one person said her daughters flight from new jersey was delayed for three hours. but they say the wait was worth it to finally get back home. < and yeah, everytime san francisco gets rained, the two runways can't operate so everything just gets delayed, especially the long distance stuff so i kind of knew it would happen but i'm kind of glad to be here.">( james ) despite the delays... travelers we talked to were happy to be in san francisco for the holidays. ( james ) happening today... volunteers with
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glide will be serving thanksgiving meals for those who need it. they will begin serving breakfast at 7:30 this morning. kron 4's sara stinson joins us live now with the latest. sara? latest. now with the joins us live now with the latest. sara?
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( james ) thanks sara. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... what led police to an arrest in a decades of murder cold case here in the bay area. ( james ) plus... amazon has a data breach just before black friday shopping. what the company is saying went wrong. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. thanks to jodi, covergirl has created trublend matte made foundation. it's transfer resistant, so it stays on you. and nothing else. new trublend matte made foundation, in 40 shades. from covergirl.
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let's get a check of the forecast. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) for 45 years the grisly slaying of aspiring law student leslie perlov in the south bay has stumped investigators. but as kron 4's rob fladeboe reports d-n-a evidence has led authorities to arrest an east bay man for the murder. laurie smith/santa cara county sheriff "....in my mind he may well be a serial killer but we still have a lot of investigating to do..."santa clara county sheriff laurie smith is talking about this man, 74 year old john arthur getreu, of hayward, under arrest in connection with the february 1973 murder of then 21 year stanford university graduate leslie marie perlov. sheriff laurie smith "....we had evidence from 1973 that had been preserved, that had dna that we believed came from the suspect and ising a dna familial database we were able to identify potential suspects..."perlov's body was found near her car in the hills off old page mill road near stanford university. she
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had been strangled. a sample of getreu's dna was sent to the virginia-based parabon nanolabs, specializing in genetic geneology says sgt. noe cortez.sgt. noe cortez/santa clara county sheriff's office '....they look into profiles and family members and the public data base and from their they look into generations of family members and they link the dna to a specific person...."sgt. shannon catalano/santa clara county sheriff's office "....this man has a history in germany where he was convicted of murder and rape and he also has a convictin locally for rape..." a similar dna search led to the recent arrest of joseph deangelo, the suspected golden state killer. getreu reportedly worked in palo alton when leslie perlov was murdered. sheriff laurie smith "....even though this person has lived for 45 years without being in rison, he is in jail now and we believe he is the suspect and we believe he will be convicted, in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news
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( james ) with a day before black friday shopping -- amazon has announced a major data breach. an email sent to affected customers says the company inadvertently disclosed names and email addresses because of a technical error. however the company says it does not know how many people were affected. amazon claims it has fixed the issue and there is no need for customers to change their passwords. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... a thanksgiving warning. experts say you may want to think twice before sharing your thanksgiving dinner with your pets.
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much
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improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to ( james ) while many of us are filling up on a big thanksgiving dinner today... a lot of people also have pets that will be looking for a nibble. but vets warn that many of the ingredients can have negative side effects on our animals. tyler young explains what thanksgiving foods you should avoid giving your pets. sot1: "the best things to know this thanksgivingis the holiday is for us to eat lots of food, which is not for the pets. just keep whatever your pets normal diet is, that's the best thing you can do for them."track: pets like dogs and cats are routine oriented -- meaning they're comfortable and content when their lives have structure -- including their diets.sot2: "they just thrive more, they're happier, you'll have less cost if you stick with a routine rather than ending up here or in an emergency center over the weekend." track: knowing what
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foods to look out for can keep you and your pet from having to visit the veterinarian. stand up: "nuts, onions, garlic, and avocados; these are common household items that you may find in your thanksgiving meal that can be very detrimental and harfmul to your pets, just like this little guy right here. see what i mean?"sot3: "the main ones you want to stay away from is bones and fats. any of the fatty foods like chicken skin and turkey skin can reak havoc on a dog's gi system if they're not used to nutrient rich foods." track: and for those traveling with pets -- we've got you covered.sot4: "if you're traveling with a pet just try to keep their routine normal. if you go over the mountain pass you might want to give them a lighter meal in the morning." >if you're looking to treat your pet -- veterinarians recommend you stick with a healthier alternative like apples or bananas. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news... residents in danville are coming together to raise money for those affected by the camp fire. ( sanaz ) and i'm live in san francisco as the salvation army prepares meals to deliver
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to those who cannot leave their homes.
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( james ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday
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with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) ( james )( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza.
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( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) happening now... the salvation army is preparing meals to give to thousands of people who cannot leave their homes. it's part of their annual thanksgiving meal delivery prorgram. kron 4's sanaz tahernia is live
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with more on what they're doing this morning. sanaz?
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( james ) thanks sanaz. ( james ) back to our big story this morning... the search continues for potential victims of the deadly camp fire. cadaver dogs spent yesterday searhing for remains amid the destruction in paradise in butte county. hundreds of butte county. hundreds of people are still missing. the rain is helping with hotspots but its hindering efforts to find victims. . and even with the holiday cal -fire says it will not stop looking for people lost to the fire.
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have decided to continue with the search." ( james ) back here in the bay area... in just three days neighbors in danville have raised more than 60- thousand dollars for camp fire victims. community presbyterian church... schools and sports teams held a gift card drive and at last check have raised 62-thousand dollars. kron4's michelle kingston has their story on how they did it. (mk)gift cards line a wall at community presbyterian church ...amazon ... costco ... safeway and visa gifts all donated by friends, family and neighbors in danville.sean gann, tbirds varsity head football coach"i think there are a lot of families that want to help out ... it's understanding how do we do it, right? what do they truly need?"one by one ... more and more gift cards were donated ...all of them being sent to the victims of the northern california camp fire where
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thousands of people lost their homes.deana dickerson, cpc missions director"i was blown away. i know our church and our community is incredibly generous and that's something i absolutely love about living here is the people step up when there is a need."in just three days -- people have donated more than 60-thousand dollars worth of donations and gift cards for the victims. anna rainsford, donated gift cards"it was devastating finding out so many people lost their families and their homes and it was very sad and tragic and with our family, we thought right away, how can we help them? and that's a great opportunity to be able to do that for them."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"you have until next friday to donate. we will be posting a link with more information on our website, kron4.com. members of the cpc community will be personally delivering these cards to families who need it most.in danville, michelle kingston, kron 4 news" ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... willie brown is a bay area and california political icon...
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but few people know willie brown the father... we hear from his four chidlren about their high profile dad. ( james ) and next... the oakland zoo is saying goodbye to one of their animals before he moves to santa barbara. ( james ) a resident of
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the oakland zoo is moving to santa barbara --- after more than three decades in the east bay. nikko... a 35 year old gibbon... will be relocated to the santa barbara zoo to live with other gibbons. zookeepers says nikko has gotten more and more quiet since his mate passed away in january. in santa barbara... there are two other female gibbons nikko can bond with. the zoo says nikko is beloved for his sweet and gentle nature... and will be missed. zookeepers will accompany nikko on his drive south next tuesday. ( james ) live look
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outside... at the san francisco international airport. we'll be right back with another look at weather. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (ácommercialá)
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this afternoon. the warning is in effect until 6-a-m thursday. this as the first in a series of storms making their way into the sierra. forecasters also warn the combination of snowy weather and heavy holiday traffic could cause travel delays for hours on nearby highways. ( james ) checking bay area weahter before you head out the door.. some more rain today but not
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as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again
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( james ) people throughout california.. know the name willie brown. speaker of the state assembly for 15- years.. two terms as san francisco mayor.. he is a columnist, a power broker... he has ruffled a lot of feathers.. and made a lot of friends. kron 4's pam moore found
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out about a private side to this icon... from his four children - willie brown the father. "hi..this is the weekly dinner gathering of the brown family - california clan at the oakland home of wife blanche brown.when the family patriarch is someone like willie brown.... even when he's not there... he's there.. ( james ) that was kron 4's pam moore reporting.
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coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news we will take a look at the legacy of willie brown in part three. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. we'll be right back with another look at weather. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) at almost 850 years old -- the leaning tower of pisa has baffled visitors for centuries. but new
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data shows the famous italian monument is actually straightening... just a little bit. the tower lost four centimeters of its tilt over the past 17 years. but this wasn't by chance... engineers actually wanted to take away some of its iconic appeal.its iconic away some of tomorrow. ( james ) that was kron 4's pam moore reporting. coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news we will take a look at the legacy
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of willie brown in part three. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. we'll be right back with another ( james ) ( james ) that was kron 4's pam
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moore reporting. coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news we will take a look at the legacy of willie brown in part three. ( james ) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. we'll be right back with another look at weather. a migraine hope
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) at almost 850 years old -- the leaning tower of pisa has baffled visitors for centuries. but new data shows the famous italian monument is actually straightening... just a little bit. the tower lost four centimeters of its tilt over the past 17 years. but this wasn't by chance... engineers actually wanted to take away some of its iconic appeal. a professor who leads a surveillance group for the tower says sand and clay soil on the tower's north side was removed to help balance the weight of the structure. now it's tilt is about the same as it was at the
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beginning of the 19th century. so while the leaning tower of pisa might have "less lean" -- engineers expect it to still be standing for at least another 200 years. ( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... hundreds of people are out in butte county on thanksgiving continuing to search for the hundreds of people still missing in the camp fire. ( james ) and we'll have a live report from one of the bay area's thanksgiving traditions... helping those in need. (james) good morning, i'm
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james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james )
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( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) happening today... volunteers with glide will be serving thanksgiving meals for those who need it. they will begin serving breakfast at 7:30 this morning. kron 4's sara stinson joins us live
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now with the latest. sara?
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( james ) thanks sara. ( james ) ( james ) as the rain comes down on this thanksgiving day... hopefully
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everyone made it safely to where they want to be this holiday. the airports were certainly packed with travelers yesterday rushing to catch their flights. kron 4's gayle ong gives us a look at what it was like at s-f-o people at s-f-o tonight people at s-f-o people at s-f-o tonight hovering around the arrivals board,waiting on loved ones to land..portola valley resident jennifer sandell says her daughter's flight from newark new jersey was delayed for three hours. here's the moment jennifer sees her daughter, delighted to see their pup and hugs mom.a renuion they say is worth the wait.
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gets rained, the two runways can't operate so everything just gets delayed, especially the long distance stuff so i kind of knew it would happen but i'm kind of glad to be here.">and that's the other thing causing delays..it wasn't the smoke from the wildfires,airport officials say today was all about the weather.this holiday traveler was stuck at the airport but considers herself lucky. despite the long commute many travelers faced,their mood changed once they stepped off the plane.. ( james ) our top story this morning.. the death
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toll in butte county is continuing to rise. it now stands at 83 people killed. hundreds of people remain missing this morning. more than 18-thousand structures have been destroyed... more than 13- thousand of those are homes. the camp fire has burned more than 153-thousand acres and its 85-percent contained. "this is an important lawsuit and we need to protect these people from future fires like this and we need to find out what happened to all these other people that are missing." ( james ) the family of one of those victims is sueing pg&e, blaming it for starting the fire and the many deaths that followed. wednesday the lawyer for the family of gerald "jerry" rodrigues filed a wrongful death lawsuit.
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jerry served in the navy and had a large group of friends in paradise and served the community. he lived in the pinecrest mobile home park on skyway. we spoke with the family's lawer, who hopes this will hold pg&e accountable and prevent future fires from happening. and even though cal fire has not issued a cause for the camp fire... the family believes they have enough evidence to sue.
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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." ( james )at the same time... crews in butte county continue to dig through the rubble in their search for some of the missing. kron 4's alecia reid rode along with cal- fire .. and caught up with the menlo park urban search and rescue team in magalia. they're gonna stay here as long as it takesit's a big, large area to searchone property at a time ...it's gonna take daysmembers from the menlo park urban search and resue team joined forces with other california strike team of engines in magalia. some of the teams that were here earlier in the week didn't have some of the tools that these guys have. these guys have all the equipment to handle heavier rescues like sheet metal and things like thatonce an area is done, it is noted.it also allows crews
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that come by to know if they were able to find anything on this site and if there are any hazardsrecovery efforts were non-stop through wednesday's downpour.makes things slippery, makes things more dangerous for these guys. it's making things a bit more muddy, a little tougher to separate thingsworking in the rain can be challenging, but progress must continue.when it comes down to it, they train for this, they're ready to work in the rain and they'll get the job donebefore this area is cleared for families to come home, a proper search has to be done.just want to make sure they've done everything they can searching for people that may not have made it out of these communitiesstandupthis is all a team effort. there's also pg&e and the water company working to get things back in order for the families that can return home. reporting from butte county ... ar ... kron 4 news ( james ) kron 4 and our parent company-- nexstar media group... have partnered to help the fire victims in butte
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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.. ( james ) as rain hit the camp fire burn area... public works crews are on alert for possible mudslides. there is a flash flood watch in effect for the area... but officials say the majority of the burn area has a low probabilty for slides. regardless the butte county's public works director says crew are not taking any chances with that risk... as well as other concerns that could come with this weather event. crews are working around the clock in butte county to stabilize the land. big bags of rocks line the foothills and other lower lying areas of the burn site. aside from the wet weather... public works officials say another concern is incoming wind ... with up to 45- mile per hour gusts
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( james ) trying to keep it all intact is a lot of work for the public works department... especially since nearly a fifth of the employees lost their homes to the fire. in order to keep an eye on infrastructure concerns... they say a majority of the department will be working through the holiday. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... what led police to an arrest in a decades of murder cold case here in the bay area. ( james ) and after the break... snow in the sierra ahead of the holiday weekend... how it could impact your holiday travel. ( james )and here is a live look from new york at the macy's thanksgiving day parade.
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this little home of mine, ♪ i'm gonna let it shine. ♪ it's energy saving time, ♪ i'm gonna reduce mine. ♪ californians all align ♪ to let our great state shine. ♪ let it shine, ♪ the power's ours to let it shine! ♪ welcome back. lets
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get a check of weather this morning. some more rain today but not
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as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james )for 45 years the slaying of aspiring law student, leslie perlov, in the south bay has stumped investigators... but no longer. as kron four's rob fladeboe reports, d-n-a evidence has led the authorities to arrest an east bay man in the murder. laurie smith/santa cara county sheriff "....in my mind he may well be a serial killer but we still have a lot of investigating to do..."santa clara county sheriff laurie smith is talking about this man, 74 year old john arthur getreu, of hayward, under arrest in connection with the february 1973 murder of then 21 year stanford university graduate leslie marie perlov. sheriff laurie smith "....we had evidence from 1973 that had been preserved, that had
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dna that we believed came from the suspect and ising a dna familial database we were able to identify potential suspects..."perlov's body was found near her car in the hills off old page mill road near stanford university. she had been strangled. a sample of getreu's dna was sent to the virginia-based parabon nanolabs, specializing in genetic geneology says sgt. noe cortez.sgt. noe cortez/santa clara county sheriff's office '....they look into profiles and family members and the public data base and from their they look into generations of family members and they link the dna to a specific person...."sgt. shannon catalano/santa clara county sheriff's office "....this man has a history in germany where he was convicted of murder and rape and he also has a convictin locally for rape..." a similar dna search led to the recent arrest of joseph deangelo, the suspected golden state killer. getreu
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reportedly worked in palo alton when leslie perlov was murdered. sheriff laurie smith "....even though this person has lived for 45 years without being in rison, he is in jail now and we believe he is the suspect and we believe he will be convicted, in san jose rob fladeboe kron4news ( james ) on the peninsula... san bruno police have made an arrest in a hit-and-run investigation. police say on monday they responded to a crash in the 23- hundred block of rollingwood road. when officers arrived they learned a ford mustang hit a parked car and the driver had fled. during their investigation polcie identifed the driver as 29-year-old jhovanny hernanadez. hernanadez was in the process of leaving the area in a rideshare when polcie located him. he was arrested and booked into the san mateo county jail. ( james ) in the north bay... santa rosa police arrested a man in the unprovoked stabbing of a woman at her front door. police say jesse james graham attacked the victim without warning.... as she got home from work and was trying
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to unlock her front door. police say graham then stabbed her in the back. the victim suffered a life- threatening injury and had to have emergency surgery. she is now in stable condition. police say they do not have a motive in the attack. ( james )the owners of an illegal vacation rental in san francisco ... where a gunbattle erupted last year... have now agreed to pay 185- thousand dollars in penalties. city attorney dennis herrera announced the settlement tuesday. herrera sued erik rogers and his wife for unlawfully renting their home for at least 319-nights... while they lived in bali. a shootout at the house in october 20-17 left one person wounded ... and more than a dozen homes and cars struck by bullets. ( james )president trump is granting new authority to u-s troops on the u.s. - mexico border. the decision comes as a large group of migrants is arriving at the region. camila bernal breaks down what's in the new guidelines.
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thousands of troops spending the thanksgiving holiday at the us mexico border as a caravan of migrants traveling from central america is approachingpres. donald trump/tuesday: they are so proud to be representing our country on the border where if you look at what's happening, mexico, the people from tijuana are saying, wow, these are tough people.and the white house on wednesday issuing new and specific guidelines for how u.s. troops can assist customs and border patrol agents. these new guidelines - in the form of a memo approved by the president - allow troops to use, quote, "a show or use of force (including lethal force, where necessary)"and allow troops to conduct activities such as, quote,"crowd control, temporary detention and cursory search"in response to the memo - defense secretary james mattis told reporters that there has been quote 'no call for any lethal force' from the department of homeland security.earlier this week, dhs secretary kirstjen nielsen laid out the strategy
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- and rationale - for the military presence -kirstjen nielsen, homeland security secretary: approximately 8 to 10 thousand migrants amassing along our southern border. the crisis is real, and it is just on the other side of this wallthere are just under six thousand u.s. troops on the border. the president has promised as many as 15 thousand if necessary. the pentagon said tuesday the mission will cost approximately 72 million dollars.i'm camila bernal reporting. (james)coming up ... we take a look at road conditions in the bay area... and the impact the rain is causing this thanksgiving. ( james )and here is a live look from new york at the macy's thanksgiving day parade.
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if you plan to leave home during the holiday weekend... be careful -- the roads are wet.. slippery and messy. kron4's dan kerman went out in san francisco to take a look at traffic leaving the bay area this thanksgiving. it didn't matter if you were on city street or the highway... it was all pretty much the same this thanksgiving eve... slow... and the rain didn't help much either .. sotdefinitely wet on the raod so you have to be very cautiousthe chp says drivers weren't adjusting well to the wet conditionssotthis year we are seeing more collissions due to the rain and more people on the roadgas stations were busy, as those who had yet to leave town were gassing up.sot i'm going to santa cruzi'm going to santa rosaby late afternoon just getting the bridges was difficult... this is the approach to the bay bridge at 8th and bryant... traffic
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backed up for blocks.... but it all wasn't bad... at least for those coming to the bay area... sotmy brother is coming here from pasadena and he was getting a mid day start but he says the roads are clear and he is sailing right along and he will be here early standup dan kerman/sf :56the chp advises you slow down regardless where you are going and leave extra stopping distrance between you and the vehicle ahead because of the wet roads and make sure you leave extra time because it will probably take a little longer to get there than you originally thought. in sf, dan kerman, kron 4 news. (sanaz)still ahead im here at the salvation army where they are giving away thanksgiving meals. more details after the break.
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mrs. walker. michael vasquez! come over here. i've heard such good things about you, your company. well, i wouldn't have done any of it without you. without this place. this is for you. michael, you didn't have to... and, we're going to need some help with the rest. you've worked so hard to achieve so much. perhaps it's time to partner with someone who knows you and your business well enough to understand what your wealth is really for. (john) lets start the half
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hour with a check of weather and traffic... some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the
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upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) the bay bridge toll plaza. ( james ) the san mateo bridge. ( james ) the golden gate bridge. ( james ) richmond san rafael bridge ( james ) happening now... the salvation army is preparing meals to give to thousands of
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people who cannot leave their homes as part of their annual thanksgiving meal delivery prorgram. kron 4's sanaz tahernia is live with the details. sanaz?
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( james ) thanks sanaz. ( james )progress is being made with wildfires burning in
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california. the woolsey fire is now fully contained, and officials have found more than 300-people who had been unaccounted for in the camp fire. despite the good news, this will still be a tough thanksgiving for many in the golden state. john lorinc reports. reports. john lorinc golden state.for many in the thanksgiving be a tough this will still good news, despite the fire.for in the camp unaccounted had been people who than 300-found more officials have found more than 300-people who had been unaccounted for in the camp despite the good news, this will still be a tough thanksgiving for many in the golden state. john lorinc reports. crews in california are spending this holiday weekend fighting fires.deborah valdez/malibu homeowner"i can only imagine how tired they are, and what they've been going through, and where in the country they've come from to work on our fire. but we're just so happy they're here." the camp fire, in northern california, has already claimed at least 83- lives....more than 500-people are still unaccounted-for.
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donilda richardson/oroville resident"for about five hours i didn't know if my children were safe. it was the scariest time of my life."and now heavy rains are forecast over the next few days.....nearly one-million residents are under a flash flood watch.deputy trina schrader/los angeles county sheriff's department"mother nature will do what she wants. we're hoping that it's not significant. we're hoping that she kind of just washes everything down and makes everything look clean, but we'll be prepared if she doesn't."volunteers and officials are trying to bring a slight sense of normalcy to evacuees.a series of community meals are planned throughout the week for those displaced by the fire.nat sound"we need a table for nine."and this trying time is bringing out the best in many people. ( james ) meanwhile, the search continues for victims of the deadly camp fire. cadaver dogs spent wednesday searching for remains amid the destruction in paradise. 563- people are still listed as missing. the rain wednesday did help containing the remaining flames but also hindered efforts to find
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victims. and even though it's thanksgiving... cal fire says it will not stop looking for people lost to the fire.
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safeway and visa gifts all donated by friends, family and neighbors in danville.sean gann, tbirds varsity head football coach"i think there are a lot of families that want to help out ... it's understanding how do we do it, right? what do they truly need?"one by one ... more and more gift cards were donated ...all of them being sent to the victims of the northern california camp fire where thousands of people lost their homes.deana dickerson, cpc missions director"i was blown away. i know our church and our community is incredibly generous and that's something i absolutely love about living here is the people step up when there is a need."in just three days -- people have donated more than 60-thousand dollars worth of donations and gift cards for the victims. anna rainsford, donated gift cards"it was devastating finding out so many people lost their families and their homes and it was very sad and tragic and with our family, we thought right away, how can we help them? and that's a great opportunity to be able to do that for them."michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"you have until next friday to donate. we will be posting a link with more information on
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our website, kron4.com. members of the cpc community will be personally delivering these cards to families who need it most.in danville, michelle kingston, kron 4 news" ( james )up next... willie brown is a legend in the bay area... even though he has not held a political position for years. we take a look into the the legacy of mister brown... right after the break. ( james )and here is a live look from new york at the macy's thanksgiving day parade. (ácommercialá) to big savings
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don't miss ultimate sleep number week. it's the last chance to save 50% on the new sleep number 360 limited edition smart bed. ends cyber monday. sleep number. proven, quality sleep. your sister stopped borrowing your sweaters?e it's time yes! that's yes for less. stop stealing mine... never. the perfect sweater makes the perfect holiday gift. and it feels even better when you find it for less - at ross. yes for less. some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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( james ) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport. we'll be right back with another look at weather. ( james ) and here is a live look from new york at the macy's thanksgiving day parade.
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow.
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tomorrow. ( james )alot of people might be surprised that san francisco's willie brown, is 84- years old. the former two - term san francisco mayor and assembly speaker... has been out of 'elective' politics for a number of years. but... he is still very much a power
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player. kron4's pam moore dives into the legacy he is creating for the city and state he loves. "hello everybody.. hi.. - applause/giggles "im willie brown and this wonderful school was named after me"when willie brown looks to his legacy.. "so in life you can win but only if people know you're the best"..this san francisco middle school, which bears his name, is a big part of the picture .. along with the willie brown institute which works to promote public policy issues and projects .. he is leaving his mark on the future.. "laughing.. look at that .. willie l brown jr. middle school.. " " cool we got to meet the person the school is named after""i was just like
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wow..i thought the school was named after the principal" "interesting to learn the story of who he was and how he got there""i see him doing more mentoring now.. helping evolve the next generation" "probably the most important thing connected with the speakership would be the graduates of my leadership.. those who've gone on to congress.. those who've become mayors.. no longer in elective office.. but still knee deep in whats going on .. he may be as passionate now about politics as ever .. he says.. supporting consensus builders like him .. people to help change the current political climate.."i want to dramatically change that .. because if i do, then you're gonna have people seeking and holding public office who will clearly understand that in this democracy they work to build a consensus on every issue.. which automatically
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means they cant win every issue... its got to be for the betterment of all of us."brown has mentored and supported a 'who's who' of california politics ... - "london breed / mayor of san francisco" - " gavin newsom/ is gonna become governor hopefully of state of california." - "there's a whole collection of people like that that. i want more" "mayor brown is a genius" "mayor brown is a legend"greg stanton is here from phoenix .. "i'm going from mayor hopefully to congress here to seek his advice and support" "willie browns legacy is cemented as a strategist .. people seek his advice from all across the country.. and he's a regular on local and national news shows .. the willie brown brand is as strong as ever and his sunday column in the san francisco chronicle is a must read for city dwellers ""i can actually do my own opinion and my own interpretation and the chronicle, for 10 years and over 500 columns ago.. have given up on doing any real editing and its fun.. it is
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really fun." - he's like mr. san francisco so he's really vested in sf and cares about what happens in sf."this is etc .. condos upstairs"walking the streets of san francisco as he does so often ... he is well aware of the citys' rapid growth which is pricing out so many residents ... ' there is no way this city should have grown as fast as it has grown without a clear understanding that you had to build space to accommodate we're trying to catch up." - "do you feel partially responsible? absolutely..." in acknowledging his role, he is also involved with projects to turn things around. and through it all, the city still shows its love for him... .. naming a section of the bay bridge in his honor...and the
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second of the two honors he considers most precious .. receiving the naacp's highest award - the spingarn medal this year.. "he was a great speaker. he was a great mayor and he never thought he was not supposed to have a good time doing it" "i really loved that president clinton was there to speak about our dad and then present him with the award. it was fantastic""this was huge. i felt like his speech was the best speech i've ever heard him make.." "when you think of the previous recipients.. martin luther king jr, rosa parks, harry belafonte, marian anderson, oprah winfrey, thurgood marshall...and now- willie louis brown .. "for me in my lifetime it matches the pulitizer and the nobel prize
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it is for me the highlight and before that it was the name of the bridge.. now spingarn"he is larger than life .. and life .. is good."i am now in a position where i do only those things which i want to do""my life is a joy" ( james ) that was kron 4's pam moore reporting. coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news we will take a look at willie brown's life after politics. ( james ) we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues... and here's a live look outside... embarcadero.
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some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again into black friday tomorrow. ( james ) some thanksgiving fun facts for you this holiday. did you know... that turkey is a relativley new part of the annual tradition. the first thanksgiving probably didn't have any turkey. it took place almost 400 years ago, in 16-21. after a brutal first weekend in america, native americans taught the pilgrams how to farm the land. and the pilgrims are believed to have believed to have celebrated
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their first successful harvest by inviting the native americans to a feast in november.that meal was celebrated for more than 200 years before abraham lincoln made it a national holiday in 18-63 during the height of the civil war. however you celebrate, we hope you have a happy thanksgiving. ( james ) coming up in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news... hundreds of people are out in butte county on thanksgiving continuing to search for the hundreds of people still missing in the ( james ) and we'll have a live report from one of the bay area's thanksgiving traditions... helping those in need. (darya) good morning and
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happy thanksgiving i'm darya folsom.. lets start the morning with a check of the weather some more rain today but not as much as was seen yesterday with scattered showers across the bay. air quality is much improved with highs in the upper 50's and low 60's. expect rain to increase again

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