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the embarcadero. it will be a dry day today but heavy rains are on the way. good morning and thanks for joining us. i'm james fletcher.( darya ) and i'm darya folsom. this morning we are getting you ready for the big storm heading our way. we have team coverage... will tran is live in the east bay looking at how cities are getting ready for possible flooding.( james ) but first lets go to john shrable in the weather center. conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) happening are preparing for tonight's storm.( darya ) kron 4's will tran is joining us now live in walnut creek with what crews are doing ahead of the storm. dry now so take advantage of it before the rain comes our way tonightin walnut creek... sandbags are available for
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anyone who needs to shore up their home in case the water rises and causes flooding meantime city crews spent yesterday and more than likely most of today before the rain arrives to make sure the roads are safe and the hillsides are strong because we do expect this storm to drop significant rain on all of us
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public works is also asking for help from residents ... they are urging homeowners to check the area around their own homes ... to make sure the drainage is free of debris or other obstacles. ( james ) thanks will. ( darya ) don't forget - you can
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track the approaching storm and the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts... and an interactive radar. you can also get push alerts on bay area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app ( darya ) new this morning... at least one person is dead and another injured after a pair of shootings in oakland. the first shooting happened yesterday afternoon on foothill boulevard... that victim was taken to the hospital. there is no word on the severity of their injuries. the second shooting happened at 9:00 last night on clara street. that victim died. it si not clear if the shootings are related. ( darya ) this morning... we're learning more about the pilot killed in a plane crash near mount diablo. the father of chris de bar... opened up about his son... saying chris made his home in placer county. he said... during the week he worked as an elevator tech in the south bay... and on fridays would fly home from hayward to lincoln. he also says his
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son only had his student license for flying.. and had just bought a small plane for his commute.
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required to physically subdue a sub ject would result to few injureis for both officers and subjectsas in our case, we want reform, we also want that if there are policies, for their to be consequences if police doesn't follow them.>( james ) the taser the taser company that the department is using...says their statistics show one in 35-hundred taser shots are deadly. ( darya ) new this morning... police in the north bay are warning parents about a kidnapping scam. yesterday afternoon a woman told petaluma police that she received a call from a man claiming to have kidnapped her 17-year-old daughter. a girl's voice could be heard yelling for help in the background. the man demanded all of the woman's money from her bank account. but the girl was safe at her school in marin county. police say this is just one of many scams that are meant to
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get people to hand over large amounts of money. ( darya ) on the peninsula... detectives are looking for more victims after officers say san mateo county deputies arrested an accused sexual predator. sheriff's investigators say 71-year-old daniel miranda admitted to multiple counts of sex acts with minors. detectives say he may have victimized several young girls under the age of 14... for the past 19 years. they say within the last few weeks, more victims have come forward. he pleaded no contest and will spend the next 10 years in jail. once he is released, miranda will register as a sex offender. ( james ) authorities have identified the body found near pier 43 in san francisco. police say 36-year-old rehab karim is from san joaquin...she was found saturday morning in the water. investigators are still trying to determine if foul play is involved. ( james ) now to the south bay. an elderly woman got into crash and then was killed when
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she got out of car on a freeway in san jose. on sunday... the 83 year old woman was riding with her husband when they hit a concrete wall near the transition ramp from southbound highway 101 to northbound 680. police say the two were ok... but when the woman decided to walk to the tranistion ramp to meet up with family she was hit by a car. the driver says they saw an object in a lane, and then swerved and hit the woman. police then say a ásecond vehicle also hit the woman. officer ross lee/chp( james ) the chp says drugs and alcohol were not factors in
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this case. no citations have been issued and the victim's name had not been released ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... senator kamala harris is now facing questions about her heritage. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ♪
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they say you should always listen to your heart. and where better to do that, than the island of ireland? after all, your heart is the best compass there is. so get out there and fill your heart with the stuff that keeps it beating. fill your heart with ireland. welcome back... taking a
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live look fron i-80 in the sierra. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. conditions start conditions start dry today
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before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) for your money this
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morning... love is in the air this valentines season and not just for humans and the busiest day for taxes is right around the corner. jane king is live at the nasaq with those stories and more. ( jane ) good morning the irs says the busiest day of the tax season will be tuesday, february 19, the day after presidents day weekend. the irs says taxpayers who call right around president day weekend should be prepared for long wait times.the agency says e-filing asap and choosing direct deposit for your tax refund is the best
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way to "minimize errors and speed up refunds.toys r us may be plotting a comeback.the new owners of toys "r" us want to bring the brand back to the united states. but they can't say when it will happen.the owners kept some stores open overseas and want to open some back up in the u-s that, according to executives, would include stores within stores, and a big push in e-commerce. the world's chocolate supply is being threatened by disease and climate change.by 2050, the cacao seeds used to make chocolate could be extinct.a coalition of 1,600 farmers recently released a line of chocolate bars that promote gmos as a way to produce more chocolate - and keep the world's supply from running out.many americans plan to buy their pet a valentine's gift this year. in fact, the nrf says pet lovers are expected to spend $751 million on their furry companions.according to a recent study on finder dot com, the breakdown shows that americans will spend an average $81.56 on pet dogs and $95.50 on pet cats.live from the nasdaq marketsite, i'm j ane king back to you
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( darya ) thanks jane ( james ) coming up... a grim discovery at an animal shelter... after caretakers find some animals killed by dogs. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)
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conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) the solano county animal shelter is debatng whether to euthanize two dogs that attacked several farm animals belonging to a vallejo elementary school. three alpacas were killed in the attack. flowers have been tied to the gate outside the loma vista farm. the alpacas were found dead by their caretaker. three sheep and two goats were also attacked but are recovering from their wounds. the farm is part of the loma vista environmental science academy's campus.. and is visited weekly by students. the farm keeper says the alpacas were loved by the kids who came to visit. < they were so sweet and gentle... by this loss.>( james ) the farm keeper says shes
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frustrated the dogs got onto the property for a second time. the dogs owners have surrended them to the solano county animal control... but it has not yet been determind if the owners will face charges. ( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... several bay area homes are put in danger... as erosion threatens to push houses off a cliff.
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(darya)(james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) residents in pleasanton are worried about the potential for dangerous erosion that could bring their homes close to the edge of a cliff. this is video of the creek two years ago ... neighbors along foothill road lost several feet of their backyards ... and many trees. now they fear it'll happen again. the city of
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pleasanton says they fixed the problem -- but residents say the creek is still in dire need of repair...they say "zone seven" water agency should be involved.
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police say mccoy, suddenly began to move after being told to keep his hands where they could see them. police allege that he reached for the gun in his lap and that's when officer's fired their guns. some vallejo residents say the shooting was unncessary.
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no one was hurt in the library. ( james ) another big story we are following... as the race for the 2020 democratic presidential nomination heats up... oakland native... senator kamala harris is now being forced to defend her own heritage. kyung lah explains. nats: "we got a special guest in the building, ms kamala harris, yes!"on syndicated morning radio senator kamala harris, a biracial presidential candidate, addressed the politics of her racecharlamagne tha god/radio personality: "what do you say to people questioning the legitimacy of your blackness?" sen. kamala harris/d- presidential candidate: "i think they don't understand who black people are. this is the same thing they did to barack. this is not new to us. they're trying to do what has been happening over the last 2 years, which is powerful voices trying to sow hate and division among us."from defending her past as a prosecutor to acknowledging she tried marijuana.sen. kamala harris/d- presidential candidate: " have. and i inhaled. i did inhale."the radio hosts wanted to know if she's ready for president trump.dj envy/radio personality: "he's going to go nasty,. you know that?"sen. kamala harris/d- presidential candidate: "he will, i agree with you - its going to- this is going to be a knock down,
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drag out."call this weekend a taste of the fight to come massachusetts senator elizabeth warren also officially announcedthe president who has sparred with warren about her claim to native american ancestry... which she has apologized for... tweeted the derogatory name he calls her.then said "see you on the campaign trail" trail in all caps. warren campaigning in iowa chose to not respond directly to the tweet.instead bluntly reminding trump about the legal peril he faces.sen. elizabeth warren/d- presidential candidate: "by the time we get to 2020, donald trump may not even be president. áapplauseá in fact, he may not even be a free person." ( james ) the first primary contest in iowa is still almost a year away. ( james ) coming up on the
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kron-4 morning news at 8... a california man is caught terrorozing grocery stores by dousing food with bleach. we'll tell you where its been happening and where in the bay area he was arrested. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases. (robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from
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880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning buzz... it's like being left at the alter.. with a goobye note on twitter. the a's prized new player is leaving them for football. the raiders might get an offer they can't refuse.. it's a hard knock life.. but not for k-d or steph.. i'll tell you how you can follow them around.. (ácommercialá) ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin
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to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge
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drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya )the buzz is the big decision.. kyler murray has chosen football over the oakland a's.. here's the tweet that rocked the sports world.. the heisman winner says he's committed to pursing his dream of being an nfl quarterback "a hunn-id".. now he has to give the a's their 5 million dollar engagement ring back.. before
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he marries an nfl team.. it will definitely make the draft more interesting to watch.. ( darya )it's also fun to watch nfl teams fight over not being drafted to do hard knocks.. the hbo show that takes you behind the scenes of one of the worst teams in football to see them struggle or succeed. the lions coach says.. don't look at me.. you do it gruden! ge says the raiders would be perfect. and he's got a point.. they've got gruden's big personality.. three first round picks.. they're playing in a black hole for 2019.. before they move to vegas.if the idea is to choose the juiciest train wreck.. it's gotta be the raiders.. but the show could also choose.. the 49ers, the lions, the redskins or the giants.. and like the godfather says "it's an offer they can't refuse." all kinds of entertaining tv to watch with big bay area stars: both steph and kd have shows coming out. durant's is called the boardroom.it delves
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into the business of sports.. the sneakers, the social media, the other investment opportunities.. with a rotating roster of athletes, tech moguls and sports executives. it's on espn plus.. so you have to pay more to see it. steph's is free.. on facebook.. and it's not out yet.. but they have released a sneak peak. ( darya ) it's six-episode, original docuseries to air on facebook watch this spring. it's called "stephen vs. the game," .. cameras followed him around from the warriors last championship right up to this season... right up to championship last championship right up to this season... you get to see him behind the scenes.. on the court training and with the family at home..
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how about this for a behind the scenes surprise... a guy in houston broke in to an abandoned house to smoke some pot.. it wasn't abandoned.. this giant tiger was in the garage.. in a flimsy cage.. that wasn't even locked.. it's a 350 pound tiger. he called the cops.. pour thing had been left in this vacant home.. there were some packs of meat nearbye.. which meant he couldn't get to them.. he was dying of thirst.. they gave him water and they're going to find a zoo to send him to. so this brings me to the would you rather game.. would you rather be surprised by a tiger in a flimsy cage or a snake in the toilet??? snakes in toilet
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in australia (this one).. it's happend in san diego.. also in texas like the tiger.. so you never know.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) conditions start dry today before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonight as rainfall increases.
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( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) coming up in the next hour ... the preparations underway as more rain gets ready to hit the bay area. kron-4's will tran has a live look at how some people are getting ready for the storm. ( james ) plus... there's a tentative deal that could help leaders avoid another government shutdown. we'll tell you what's on the table.
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this valentine's day
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take a moment to create a moment. ♪ let love unfold when you add your heartfelt message to a new hallmark paper wonder card. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... conditions start dry today
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before a round of potentially severe weather moves in this evening. rainfall will begin to increase into the late afternoon with strong winds and heavy rain especially into tomorrow morning resulting in the increased risk of flooding and downed trees. highs today will peak in the 50's before falling mostly into the 40's and upper 30's tonighas rainfall increases.

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