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skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.
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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 ) our big story this morning ... people in the north bay are starting to deal with the damage and the clean up ... after the devasting flooding along the russian river. governor gavin newsom has declared a state of emergency.( darya ) the
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russian river is expected to fall below flood stage this morning and officials are hoping to lift the mandatory evacuation orders for thousands of people. (áááboxesááá) kron4's sara stinson is live in guerneville with the latest. thanks sara.
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( darya ) (ááá2 shotááá) as the flood waters recede other towns along the other towns waters
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recede as the flood (ááá2 shotááá)( darya ) sara.
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( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) as the flood waters recede other towns along the russian river
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are also assessing the dage. ( james ) the town of monte rio is a prime example. earlier this morning we spoke with monte rio fire chief steve baxman ... who told us about where things stand this morning.
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( darya ) forestville fire fighters are patrolling on the russian river ... looking for any hazards or
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anyone who may need help. among the hazards they are looking out for are propane tanks, trailers and cars that were swept away by the flood waters. firefighters are also keeping an eye out for power lines. "this is the most flooded i have seen it here. we've had a couple of other floods but this is the highest and most devastating houses down in the hacienda area">>( darya ) as the river recedes ... forestville fire department officials say they are standing to help with any emergency. ( james ) many people who did not evacuate ... got trapped by the water .. and for the most part - the only way out of flooded areas has been by boat. yesterday on the kron4 morning news ... sara stinson encountered a rescue in forestville. a driver went around the roadblocks ... and tried to drive through the high water. the driver got stuck. the people inside the car were rescued by firefighters. they are now safe.
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( james ) happening now ... west bound lanes of highway- 37 are still closed because of flooding. the closure is happening between atherton avenue and highway- 101 near novato. the concern now is the major rain system coming this weekend. officials say that could keep the westbound lanes closed through early next week. . ( james ) don't forget .... you can stay connected to the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. you will find full forecasts ... and interactive radar. and you can get push alerts on bay area storms. you can also send in pictures and videos from your neighborhood of the conditions outside. ( james ) breaking overnight ... police in the east bay are investigating a deadly shooting in east oakland. it happened on edes avenue near nevada street. police say two men and two women were shot.
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one of the men died at the scene. police say the man who died is from san leandro. the other three were taken to the hospital in stable condition. ( james ) happening today... the san mateo county district attorney will decide whether to charge five sherif's deputies in the death of a man who died after being tased by officers. chinedu okobi died back in october after a struggle with deputies. the sheirff's office says that okobi assaulted the deputies. after watching video of the incident... okobi's family says he was just walking down the street at the time of the incident. the district attorney has promised to release that video. the d-a will hold a news conference at 11:00 this morning to anounce the results of his investigation. ( darya ) new this morning... police have a sketch of the man they say attacked a woman in mountain view. investigators say this man attacked a runner on the stevens creek trail monday night. the victim says he introduced himself as "jerry"... before he attacked her... and also spoke with some sort of caribbean accent. police say he may also
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have bite marks on either a hand or a forearm after the woman tried to defend herself. the victim was treated for serious injuries to her face, but is expected to be ok. ( darya ) in the east bay... dramatic body camera video released of a violent police encounter. it happened monday in pittsburg.officers were responding to a domestic incident involving the suspect and his father.police say the man was armed with a knife. after about ten minutes ... officers used a bean bag gun to disable to man. that's when police and a k-9 moved in and dragged the suspect to the ground. during the scuffle ... one officer suffered a minor cut to his neck.the suspect was arrested for assault with a deadly weapon, and resisting arrest.resisting weapon, and with a deadly for assault with a deadly weapon, and resisting arrest. ( darya ) still ahead ... new details on the deadliest wilfire in california history. p-g and e now saying its equipment may have sparked the
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devastating camp fire ( darya ) plus... a bay area congressman says michael cohen's testimony proved helpful. now the presidents former attorney is set to testify again. ( darya ) and after the break... a look at the snow conditions in the sierra at squaw valley ... as many plan to head up there for the weekend. oh! oh! oh! ♪ ozempic®! ♪ (announcer) people with type 2 diabetes are excited about the potential of once-weekly ozempic®. in a study with ozempic®, a majority of adults lowered their blood sugar and reached an a1c of less than seven and maintained it. oh! under seven? and you may lose weight. in the same one-year study, adults lost on average up to 12 pounds. oh! up to 12 pounds? a two-year study showed that ozempic® does not increase the risk of major cardiovascular events like heart attack, stroke, or death. oh! no increased risk? ♪ oh, oh, oh, ozempic®! ♪ ozempic® should not be the first medicine for treating diabetes,
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look at i-80 in the sierra.
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the roads are open now for people thinking about heading up to tahoe for the weekend. officials say drive up there today ... because another storm is on the way that could close roads again. ( james ) it's a great snow season for skiers and snowboarders. this year heavenly, northstar, and kirkwood resorts are going to extend their ski season due the record breaking amounts of snow falling in the sierra. heavenly mountain resort will extend their season through april 28th plus 3-day-weekend may 3-5. northstar and kirkwood will extend to april 21. (james)(darya) welcome back. let's get a check of the weather this morning...
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skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.
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no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) a big story this morning. p-g & e says it will likely be held responsible for causing the deadly camp fire in butte county. back in november ... the fire burned more than 153-thouasnd acres, destroyed almost 14-thousand homes and killed 86 people. in its latest earnings report ... p-g-&-e says it believes its equipment will be determined to be the likely cause of the fire. even though the company has filed for bankruptcy ... p-g&-e says it has set aside 10.5 billion dollars for claims from camp fire victims.
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luck, good news, pge has money and it is reserving it just for you.">( darya ) the report also indicates p-g&-e is more than tw-thirds done with inspections of its power lines and equipment. ( james ) in national headlines ... the house intelligence committee says they are focused on finding out more about the president's potential criminal conduct. this comes after a closed door meeting with president trumps former attorney michael cohen. the committee wants to examine cohen's claims that donald trump junior told his father about the meeting with the russians at trump tower ... before it happened in june 2016. as well as claims that roger stone informed the president ... that wikileaks was about to expose emails from the clinton campaign. east bay congressman eric swalwell says the closed door meeting with michael cohen was very helpful and informative.
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corroborating documents and take more questions from us. that's about all i can say right now. but i thought it was very helpful. what we learned today.>( james ) michael cohen is not done with congress. the chairman for the house intelligence committee announced cohen will return to capitol hill next wednesday to finish his testimony. ( james ) coming up ... as the oakland teacher strike enters its 7th day... another east bay school district could be on the verge of a strike. ( james ) and a cold case nearly a decade old-- is solved. how police in santa cruz were able to track down a murder suspect-- who had been living out of country.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on. (robin)
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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 ) a 10-year old santa cruz murder case has finally been solved. santa cruz county district attorney office say they arrested this man... 32-year-old ivan ramirez tapia in mexico... in connection with the october 2009 murder of 16 - year-old tyler tenorio, of santa cruz. on october 16, 2009... tenorio was a junior at santa cruz high school who was fatally stabbed during an altercation th several gang
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members. police say... tapia fled to durango, mexico... where he was tracked down with the help of the f-b-i. ( james ) before we head to break ... here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza."if you are watching us on the kron on app - here is an 'extra' check on weather and traffic. visit kron-on-dot-tv to subscribe." (dog) mmm.
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this weekend... only at kohl's. (james)(darya) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( darya ) a big story this morning. the oakland teacher strike enters its 7th day. and it's not clear if the teachers union and the school district sides are getting any closer to reaching a deal. at 2 o'clock this afternoon ... teachers are going to picket at an oakland unified school district board meeting at la escuelita elementary school. teachers are demanding pay raises, smaller class sizes and more student resources like counselors and nurses. ( james ) (ááá2 shotááá) teachers in another east bay school district could join the picket lines. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district are voting to authorize a strike as contract negotiations are entering their final stage. ( darya ) kron 4's will tran is in danville with more.
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and more teachers in the east bay could soon strike. this is video as teachers walked out of california high school in san ramon yesterday. the demonstration happened during the lunch hour-- and d not disrupt classes. teachers also walked out during lunchtime at country club elementary. teachers with the san ramon valley unified school district are currently voting to authorize a strike as contract negotiations are entering their final stage. they are asking for smaller class sizes.. and more than a three percent salary increase.
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( james ) republicans in congress have introduced a new proposal that could change your child's education.( darya ) kron 4's washington correspondent drew petrimo explains how it would work. students from across the country told stories of their lives being changed after receiving scholarships to attend better schools. "the school was like no school id ever been to before."they were there to speak in support of a new bill... that would use tax credits to encourage donations... for scholarships to private and charter schools. "education freedom scholarships will give hundreds of thousand of students across the country the power to find the right fit for their education."the bill is championed by education secretary betsy devos and alabama republican congressman bradley byrne.
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"we consign too many children in this country to perennially failing schools."texas senator ted cruz was also on hand. he framed school choice as a civil rights issue. "every child in america has the right to have access to excellent education." "but the idea faces backlash from both sides of the political spectrum." the conservative heritage foundation which supports school choice says t credits are the ( darya ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news ... with all the snow falling in the sierra ... water officials give us an update on the snowpack. ( darya ) plus... it's the
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second half of the nba season and the the golden state warriors are in slump. we'll break down their latest game. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a lot about kron-on.. the bay area's only commercial free streaming news service... but the kron on app gives you a lot more than just live local breaking news around the clock. it also gives you on-demand access to the kron 4 archives... that includes people behaving badly. plus - all the in-depth award winning bay area documentaries produced by kron 4.. and if you've ever wondered what's it is like to work in a newsroom.. we've posted every episode of the backstory. and that's just a small sample of what you'll get with the kron on app. it's available on iphones, ipads, apple tv, devices and amazon fire. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.
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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 ) new this morning. the
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flooding to our north has turned deadly. in humboldt county ... a man died after he was swept away by flood waters from the eel river. deputies say the man was trying to rescue his three children from his home in ferndale on wednesday. he waded through water that was about five feet deep ... before he got caught in a fast current. officials say three people drove a tractor through the high waters ... but could not reach the man. the children who were trapped inside the home were later rescued by officials.the man's identity has not yet been released. ( james ) before we head to break ... here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. [vacuum]
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tahoe parking lot you can see mountains and mountains of snow have just piled up, towering over some of the cars you see behind me. this after a month full of snow storms, which made for a record smashing snow survey.((chris orrock)) "california has had a cold and wet february in fact i just found out in talking to some of the staff at sierra at tahoe that this february broke all records that they've ever had for the month of february as far as snow fall, in fact they were inches away for the most snow fall in any given month."snow flakes flurrying across the sierra at phillips station thursday... another
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promising snow survey state wide showing the snow pack at 153% average.proof of the powerful snow storms reflected as the department of water resource's twelve foot ( james )( darya )( john ) checking bay area roads before you head out the door.
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skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.
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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
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( darya ) so far, the 2nd half of the nba season has been a slow grind for the warriors. now they have lost 4 of their last 6 games. golden state in
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orlando. no kevin durant in the lineup because of rest steph curry going to work... he hit 33 points ... but he missed 20 times.but down the stretch, the magic were too much. warriors fall 103-96... up next ... the warriors play the philadelphia 76ers on saturday. ( james ) coming up at 9 o'clock ... we'll go live from washington d.c ... for a full break down of the explosive testimony from president trumps former attorney michael cohen.
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with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on. ( 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
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hour. the latest on the flooding in the north bay... kron-4 sara stinson will have a live report of the clean-up efforts. ( james ) plus... new details on the deadliest wilfire in california history. p-g and e now saying its equipment may have sparked the devastating camp fire. ( james ) and teachers in another school district in the east bay are considering going on strike ... as oakland teachers head to the picket lines for the 7th day. y after chemo
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skies a touch cloudier today with showers arriving late. daytime highs in the upper 50's to low 60's. tomorrow will start with heavy rain before showers taper off through the day, a few lingering into sunday early on.

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