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be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend. here is a look at the traffic hot is a look at the here here is a
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look at the trspots right now.... for ur evening commute (pam) we now know ...
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last week's russian river flooding damaged more than 600- homes. sonoma county officials issued 35- red tags... and 600 yellow tags today, after checking more than 2-thousand buildings. a red tag ofcourse means.. the building is so badly damaged it is a threat to life or safety. a yellow tag means some risk... the information will be used in processing the requests for federal assistance. homeowners affected by the flooding should visit the local assistance center to apply for help. it is located in the former bank of america building in guerneville, on main street. there are also several dropoff sites for items damaged in the flood. (catherine) our team weather coverage continues now ... as one storm after another is taking a toll on roads in the santa cruz mountains. kron four's rob fladeboe tweeted these photos today... showing a sink hole and a slide that has closed a
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stretch of skyline boulevard in the south bay. nats (crumbling road)what began as a sinkhole here on highway 35 quickly evolved into a land slide that took out a hundred foot section of the outside, northbound lane and forced the closure of the entire roadway in early february. the rain and runoff has undermined the pavement and part of the hillside above and below the slide says crew chief mehryar mogharrab. mehryar mogharrab/caltrans "....both sides of the road are compromised, one is totally collapsed and the other is on the verge of collapsing and we just cant get it stabilized while it's raining...."an initial goal of re-opening the road today has proved too optimstic. the slide is about a mile and a half north of the border between san mateo and santa cruz counties. detours include page mill road to the north and highway 9 to the south. highway 35 is a priority but there are also storm-related problems on many
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other roads that also need attention says mogharrab. mehryar mogharrab/calrans "....it's not just one area, it's multiple areas that are compromised, highway 84, highway one and highway 35, to name a few...it's just non stop...."during breaks in the rain, crews are driving what are called steel sheet piles into the soil to stabilized the hillside. but you can see how run off from the rain is still oozing out of the ground forcing crews to wait for drier weather tocontinue...rob fladeboe/skyline boulevard "....again, caltrans had hoped to have one lane open by today. but now they are worried being too aggressive in the wet soil could make the slide worse and delay the project further. for now, based on a forecast that or so of dry weather ahead, open by the the or 17th or 18th of this month. on skyline boulevard rob fladeboe kron4 news (catherine) (catherine) don't forget .... you can stay connected to the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. you'll find full forecasts ... and interactive radar. and you can get push alerts on bay area storms.
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some encouraging news for those living with h-i-v. for the second time in more than a decade, a man is now h-i-v free, following a stem cell transplant. kron 4's dan kerman is live in san francisco's castro district ... with more on the news and reaction. dan? at a medical conference in washington state, researchers announced a london man no longer has hiv, the virus that causes aids, following a stem cell transplant... he is only the second man in more than a decade to see this successsot timothy henrich/ucsf 'hiv cure' researcheri think this case shows we are on the right trackucsf hiv cure researcher timothy henrich is attending the conference. he says for
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success to happen there must be a perfect match of stem cell donor and recipient... that combined with the risks, and expense make it an unlikely treament for the masses, but he remains hopeful there's another way. sotin san francisco's castro district which was decimated by the aids crisis, new of a possible cure has people cautiously hopefulsotsot (catherine) police arrested more than 80 demonstrators in sacramento last night... they'd been protesting the shooting protesting the they'd been last night... in sacramento demonstratorsthan 80 arrested more police (catherine) police arrested more than
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80 demonstrators in sacramento last night... they'd been protesting the shooting death of 22-year-old stephon clark. tensions have been flaring in the community since saturday. that's when the d-a's office announced that no charges would be filed against the officers who shot and killed clark last year. clark died during a foot chase
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with police... and officers thought his cell phone was a gun. (catherine) meantime the state attorney general will also not charge the officers who shot and killed stephon clark. this comes after the sacramnto police chief asked his officeto review the case.. kron 4's sacramento bureau reporter ashley zavala has the story.. ((pkg)) "our investigation has concluded that no criminal charges against the officers involved in the shooting can be sustained."california attorney general xavier becerra echoing the conclusion of sacramento's district attorney in the case of the officers who killed stephon clark.the attorney general says critical evidence that factored into his decision include proof clark broke the law, fled from police, ignored officer demands, advanced toward police and the light shining from him that officers mistook for a gun.the attorney general claims the officers truly felt their lives were in danger the night they gunned clark down in his grandmother's backyard."these
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kinds of tragedies, they're tough. i can't imagine either of the two officers are feeling like this is over." some questions surround the attorney general's report which he says was an independent investigation.. becerra said tuesday he would "have to check" whether his investigators independently interviewed the officers, or if they reviewed recorded interviews already conducted by the sacramento police department.the attorney general was also repeatedly asked how much he considered the evidence officers never identified themselves as police when they approached clark."we looked at all the evidence that was before us, the certainly we took into all the different matters that were raised, including that one." (catherine)that was ashley zavala reporting.federal authorities are now opening
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their own civil rights investigation into the shooting. (pam) veteran san franciso giants outfielder cameron maybin ... was arrested for d-u-i on friday. scottsdale police confirmed the arrest today. maybin is in arizona for giants spring training camp ... after he signed a minor league contract with the team on february 18th. maybin has been in the league since 2007 -- with stints in houston, miami, san diego... and most recently --- seattle. much more on the arrest ... including a live report from scottsdale ... coming up with mark carpenter at 6:30. coming up at six... with so much rainfall recently, lake oroville is full to the brim ... and that means the oroville dam spillway may be back in action for the first time in a couple of years. libby shaaf visits the kron four studios ... with a number of issues on her mind .. including the a's.. the raiders.. and the teachers strike. and next.. one east bay city looking to re- energize an abandoned site
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... and seeking advice on new uses for an old industrial property.. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. to simone, i leave the van gogh. to harrison, the wine collection. grace, you get the beach house, just don't leave the lights on, okay? to mateo, my favorite chair.
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to chris, the family recipes. to craig, this rock. to jamie, well, let's just say, enjoy the ride. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. the almonds to walter. the beaches to the bums. and the fog to, who else, karl. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california.
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the one with the designer dog collar.(sashimi) psst. hey, you! wondering how i upgraded to this sweet pad? a 1,200-square-foot bathroom, and my very own spa. all i had to do was give my human "the look". with wells fargo's 3% down payment on a fixed-rate loan and a simpler online application, getting into my dream home was easier than ever. get your human to visit wellsfargo.com/woof. what would she do without me? (pam) close to half a year.... after a longtime manufacturing business in berkeley closed its doors... the city council is reaching out to the public on what should happen to the mostly abandoned industrial property.(catherine) kron four's philippe djegal
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talked to the mayor - just beforehe joined a community meeting on the topic - that's ongoing at the berkeley rep.. (philippe) when pacific steel casting company closed it's doors for good late last year... hundreds of longtime employees at the former berkeley business not only lost their jobs... but also back wages and benefits. and, as the company manages it's way through bankruptcy proceedings... berkeley mayor jesse arreguin says the board of trustees that now owns the land... reached out to the city saying it wants to find a buyer quickly... and, needs the city's input on what to do with the property.jessie arreguin/mayor- "right now, its, it is a magnet for, um, you know, break-ins -- all sorts of crime." arreguin believes redeveloping the property would reduce crime in the area. and, revitalize this part of town.jessie arreguin/mayor- "i think there's a lot of excitement and interest in what this space could be. you know, we don't want it to be an orchard supply, or you know, just a big auto mall. but, we want a mix of uses that could really compliment the existing, um, west berkeley economy down there. and, there's a really
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huge demand for the, maker-space in the bay area, and this is really the best opportunity that we have in the city of berkeley to attract a varetiy of different uses." the mayor says the city will continue to reach out the public for ideas on the future of the site. the meeting held tuesday night at the berkeley reperatory theater administrative offices is one of a few the city will host, until the city council hopes to provide direction to the planning commission on a plan in may. in berkeley, philippe djegal, kron four news. (pam) some health services may not be available again tomorrow in san mateo unty. human serv workers there ... are on a two- day strike. hundreds of workers walked off the job today -- holding signs that called for better tment. amican federation of state, county and municipal employees. the union members did not approve a three- year contract negotiated and approved by 10- other county agencies last
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month. these workers say, they have other crucial issues to be considered. we had many proposals on the table that could just not be met by the county. things like case load standards, worker to supervisors ratios, like voluntary time off. the ability to do that, telecomuting which other members of the county work force are able to do. these are just basic working standards that we would like to have as part of our jobs. (pam) the employees plan to strike again tomorrow. it is unclear when the union and county will negotiate again. a county spokesperson called the "genero equitable," adding - ' in addition to wanting to fairly compensate our employees, we have to be fiscally responsible overall, not only for these employees". (catherine) recent storms have caused four times as much water to flow into butte county's lake oroville than is flowing out. that could lead officials to use the
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oroville dam's spill-way for the first time in two years. it failed in february of 2017, leading to theevacuation of nearly 200-thousand residents downstream. since then, more than a billion dollars has been spent fixing the dam. authorities say it's ready to go.sheriff kory honea/butte county sheriff's office"we've learned a lot over the course of the last two years. if we got to the point where there was some elevated risk that we would need to deal with that, i think we're in a better position to handle it this year." (catherine)the lake is only a few feet below the spillway's gate.with more rain expected - water will likely start seeping down the spill-way soon. let's take a look outside right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast.
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lawrence karnow: more rain will move in tonight and will be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend. coming up tonight at 6:45... new details on the nearly two dozen people killed by tornadoes in killed by dozen people this weekend. at 6:45... new details on the
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nearly two dozen people killed by tornadoes in the south and the daunting clean up task ahead. and next... one east bay community says that its first survelliance cameras set up around town have worked so well... they want more... details on the next steps for piedmont. (pam) kron 4 is making a major change in the way we bring you the news. we have launched the bay area's only commercial - free 24-hour streaming news service. called 'kron on'. we're on all day and night - bringing you live breaking news, exclusive interviews and stories. if you watch our current newscasts on the new app - you'll get extra content during the commercial breaks. 'kron on' is available for i-phones, i-pads, apple tv, android devices, and on amazon fire . we are
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even if no one in your home smokes, secondhand smoke can be closer than you think. secondhand smoke from a neighbor's apartment can enter your home through air vents, through light fixtures and even through cracks in the walls and the floors. secondhand smoke is toxic.
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especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. sarah's last tuition payment, sent off. feeling good? oh yeah. now i'm ready to focus on my project. ♪ ♪ this is why we plan. ♪ ♪ you never cease to amaze me, maya. see how investing with a j.p. morgan advisor can help you. visit your local chase branch. bay, officials in piedmont are proposing an expansion to the network of surveillance pilot program at one intersection .... and leaders now want to add more cameras. kron 4's charles clifford has details. well, here in piedmont on
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tuesday there will be a public meeting where city officials will announce plans to expand the city's surveillance camera network.right now, there are three camera at the intersection of oakland and grand. the city would like to add camera at 5 more locations covering public places. the police department says the pilot program has worked well for deterring crime and catching criminals. of course, when ever surveillance cameras go up there are privacy concerns. the city is hoping to use tonight's meeting to address the public's concerns.sotit's an opportunity to explain all the rationales, explain the technology,address concerns and talk about privacy. the safeguards we would put in place to make sure privacy concerns athe proposed surveill camera network is separate from the license plate reading cameras that are already license plate cameras in 15 locations. those cameras focus on vehicles and license plates where the new surveillance cameras cover a larger area. the city does say that in the long run they would have to figure out how to integrate the two systems in piedmont, charles clifford
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kron 4 news. next at next at next at 6:30.. just when you thought san francisco rent increases were starting to slow down.. new figures show the average for a one- bedroom unit is more than 35- hundred dollars a month.. the latest on the rental market.. ahead. and just ahead..... the san francisco giants are in the headlines again - and not in a good way.. this time because of a player arrested over the weekend. we'll have a live report from spring tr(lawrence)and i'm tracking your weeknight forcast... that's just ahead.
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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. (pam) taking a look at
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stormtracker 4 radar... the rain is expected to pick up tonight-- and continue overnight. this, as the ground is already saturated from last week's atmospheric river... (catherine) joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... let's get a check of the weather around the bay area.... time now for the 4zone forecast... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow.
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lawrence karnow: more rain will move in tonight and will be heavy at times after midnight. the doppler radar is showing some showers now but they will increase throughout the night. showers will continue on wednesday with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. we could see a few showers on thursday and a chance of more rain this weekend. this weekend. of more rain

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