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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... a very rainy start to the morning with showers becoming less widespread later in the day. expect daytime highs in the upper 50's under primarily cloudy skies well through the day. morrow lighten even further with some sunshine returning and dryer co forward to friday into saturday.
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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 t
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less thantoll to 101 ( darya ) breaking news. chevron's richmond refinery i residents. the flaring was first announced around 6:20 this morning, which officials said was due to a power outage. a crew is on the scene working to resolve the outage. chevron officials said the warning issued was a "level 1"
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on the community warning system, which they said is the lowest on the scale and indicates there will be no offsite environmental or public health impacts anticipated. ( darya ) breaking news out of the east bay. the storm causing a large tree to fall across a street in danville. city officials in danville posted this picture of the tree across veda drive ... they are warning people to stay safe in the rain.( james ) (ááádoubleboxááá) kron4's sara stinson is live in danville. sara? tree came crashing down around 5 this morning on veda drive in danville. no one was hurt. the tree fell from one side of the road down to the other, but didn't es instead it power lines. 23 people are without power. pge is on scene. city crews are waiting on a tree company to come out
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and remove the tree. someone on scene said the owner had a tree company access this tree 4 days ago and said it was fine. clearly it wasn't as it toppled over during the early morning when we saw the strongest wind and rain. neighbors say they're so glad no one was hurt and that no homes got major damage. thanks sara.
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( darya ) because of the wet weather cal-trans has delayed construction work on the richmond-san rafael bridge. the repairs were supposed to begin this week... in an effort to prevent more concrete from falling onto the lower deck in the future. crews saying they have to replace the 31 sliding joints on the upper sliding joints replace the 31 sliding joints on the upper deck of the bridge. repairs are expected to begin once the wet weather ends. ( darya ) the rainy is weather is taking its toll on the santa cruz mountains. a sinkhole on highway- 35
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quickly evolved into a landslide that took out a hundred foot section of one northbound lane. officials say... the rain and runoff have undermined the pavement ... and part of the hillside above and below the slide. one lane is expected to reopen in a couple of weeks. ( darya ) 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 radar. and you can get push alerts on bay area storms. ( james ) new this morning... a woman is recovering after being shot several times in the leg and the shooter is still on the loose. this happened in vallejo near the intersection of walnut avenue and 'g' street on mare island. the woman was taken to the hospital in stable condition. police have not released any information about what led up to the shooting. ( james ) there has been a confirmed case of measles in san francisco. officials say, the person is an adult who was exposed to measles during an international flight. this is the first case in the city since 20-13.
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in the u-s so far this year, there have been at least 206 -confirmed cases of measles. symptoms of measles include a fever...and a rash that will start on the forehead and behind the ears. it can last up to a week. ( darya ) in the east bay. police in livermore are still searching for answers after a man's body was found on a popular hiking trail. it happened monday morning on a walking path next to the arroyo creek. a person using the path discovered the body... flagged down a police patrol car and took the officers about 150-yards to the location of the body. investigators say the deceased man is a livermore resident. they are not releasing his identity until next of kin has been notified. right now his death is classified as suspicious because there are no obvious signs of blunt force trauma or foul play. ( darya ) scary moments at an east bay high school where a student stabbed another student on campus. it happened around 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon at livermore high school.
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this is a picture of police at the scene.police say two boys were involved. one of them was arrested, the other was taken to the hospital with non- life threatening injuries. police say it was an isolated incident, and the no other students were in danger. ( james ) police in pacifica say the two people found dead inside a home sunday afternoon are believed to have died in a murder suicide. the pair has been identified as ana marie alba and johny tu. police responded to the home around 12:30 on banyon way and found alba and tu dead. people have not said who was the alleged murder victim. ( james ) happening today...the man who was caught on video attacking a conservative activist at u-c berkeley will be arraigned in oakland. the alameda county district attorney has filed three - felony charges.... against zachary greenberg. he is charged with assault with force likely to produce great bodily injury, battery with serious bodily injury, and criminal threats ... all for his attack on hayden williams. greenberg was arrested on
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friday.. ( darya ) city leaders in piedmont are planning to install more security cameras around the city. its part of an effort to expand the city's surveillance camera network. right now -- there are three cameras at the intersection of oakland and grand. police say, the pilot program has worked well for keeping the city safe .... and catching criminals. the expansion would install cameras at five additional public locations. new this morning... an explosive interview from singer r-kelly... since being charged with several counts of sexual abuse. kelly telling "cbs this morning" co-host gayle king that the sexual abuse allegations against him are lies. take a listen at what he had to say. the charges the charges involve one
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women and three underage girls at the time of the alleged abuse. kelly pleaded not guilty to the charges. coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... reports revealed... we look at why california's state attorney genaeral decided ánot to charge the officers in the shooting death of stephon clark. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. and here's a live look outside... san mateo bridge. mateo bridge.outside... san live look and here's a payment, sent off.
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more about the victims of the deadly alabama tornadoes. the storm claimed the lives of 23 people sunday. the oldest victim was 89. the youngest -- was just six- years-old. a total of four children were killed in the storm. the clean-up process in lee county has also begun. officials are asking anyone in the area who can volunteer their time or resources to step forward and
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register with the local government. the county says it is ready to assist those resident who still need help.
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morning with showers becoming less widespread later in the day. expect daytime highs in the upper 50's under primarily cloudy skies well through the day. tomorrow showers will lighten even further with some sunshine returning and even dryer conditions to look forward to friday into saturday. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is 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 ( james ) attorney general - xavier
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becerra - has decided to .... ánot to charge the officers who fatally shot stephon clark. becerra went through the department of justice's 10 page independent review of the deadly shooting. clark was shot by police seven times in his grandmother's backyard. becerra says ultimately - the officers feared for their lives - believing clark had a gun - as he advanced toward them. but no weapon was found. while the investigation is over, becerra says he wants to be involved in the commitment to repairing
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the trust between police and the community.
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handling of the protests as well as the decision not to prosecute. ( james ) the u-s attorney's office and f-b-i say they will examine whether the shooting violated clark's federal civil rights. ( darya ) in national headlines ... passengers on a norwegian escape cruise ship were hit by hurricane force winds ... causing the ship to violently rock and tilt.( james ) it happened sunday in port canaveral florida. and there was no warning. take a look. 115 mile per hour winds
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tilted the ship by as much as 40 degrees. bottles crashed off shelves and furniture began to slide across the floor. several passengers and crew members were injured. people shared their nightmare experience once they hit dry land. ( darya ) officials said there was officials said there was no damage to the ship and it's expected to continue its scheduled itinerary.
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as we head to break...here's a look at radar as rain moves across the bay area john will have a look at today's forecast.
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a very rainy start to the morning with showers becoming less widespread later in the day. expect daytime highs in the upper 50's under primarily cloudy skies well through the day. tomorrow showers will lighten even further with some sunshine returning and even dryer conditions to look forward to friday into saturday. (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 richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 to simone, i leave the van gogh.
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chevron's richmond refinery is experiencing ongoing the o company issued a warning to residents. the flaring was first announced around 6:20 this morning, which officials said was due to a power outage. a crew is on the scene working to
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resolve the outage. chevron officials said the warning issued was a "level 1" on the community warning system, which they said is the lowest on the scale and indicates there will be no offsite environmental or public health impacts anticipated. a very rainy start to the morning with showers becoming less widespread later in the day. expect daytime highs in the upper 50's under primarily cloudy skies well through the day. tomorrow showers will lighten even further with some sunshine returning and even dryer conditions to look forward to friday into saturday.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sfsamateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min
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from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) and breaking news in the east bay. where the storm caused a large tree to fall across a street in danville. city officials in danville posted this picture of the tree across veda drive ... they are warning people to stay safe in the rain.( james ) (ááádoubleboxááá) kron4's sara stinson is live in danville. sara?
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tree came crashing down morning in danville. no one was hurt. the tree fell from one side of the road down to the other, but didn't land on any houses instead it landed on power lines. 23 people are without power. pge is on scene. city crews are waiting on a tree company to come out and remove the tree. someone on scene said the owner had a tree company access this tree 4 days ago and said it was fine. clearly it wasn't as it toppled over during the early morning when we saw the strongest wind and rain. neighbors say they're so glad no one was hurt and that no homes got major damage. thanks sara.
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( james ) lake oroville's much discussed new spill-way could soon be pressed into action ... as water levels rise after all this rain. the spillway, and the back-up spillway failed in february of 2017, leading to the
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evacuation 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. the lake is only a few feet below the spillway's gate. ( darya ) 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. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. and here's a live look outside... richmond san rafael bridge.
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saturday. (robin) major hot spot in san francsico nb 101 before 80 flooding. traffic jammed from brisbane ( james ) morning news ... caught on camera... a postal worker is seen hurting a dog... find out what he did to cause the animal to convulse.
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major hot spot in in san frncisco nb 101 before 80 lanes flooded, major delays from sfo. bay bridge wb 80 jammed from the maze.
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happening today... teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district could move forward with a strike if they are unable to make a deal on a new contract. both the district and the union say they are hopeful they will reach a tentative agreement during today's scheduled negotiation session.
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teachers are looking for a pay raise ... smaller class sizes and more school nurses. but if they don't come to an agreement -- education association members voted to strike if negotiations aren't reached.
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but after placing the mail in the mailbox... is seen pepper spraying the dog. another angle of the camera... showing the pup convulsing. galindo says, he searched through his videos, about a months worth and found nine similar incidents.
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about the immediate future of the raiders in oakland. here's what she had to say. ( james ) mayor schaaf says an
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official announcement is expected next week.the oakland we will air the entire interview with mayor schaaf 'kron on'. you can download the app... just visit kron-on- tv to sign up. ( james ) another negative incident surrounding the san francisco giants. newly- signed outfielder cameron maybin has been arrested for driving under the influence. scottsdale police booked the 31-year-old on two offenses early friday morning last week. but news of the incident only surfaced yesterday. and in that span, he appeared in the team's spring training games. reports say he was stopped after being seen speeding and weaving through traffic. and a sobriety test revealed a limit. he' been in the league for 12-years... and just signed a minor league deal with the club last month. the giants released a brief statement saying they are aware of and monitoring
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the situation. and there will be no further comment. ( darya ) now to the warriors. they suffered a 33 point loss to celtics. it's the worst home loss in the steve kerr era. no klay thompson in the lineup because of knee soreness. and from the beginning, turnovers plagued the warriors. boston led by 25 at half-time.curry was the only player picking up the slack. he led the team with 23 points for the night. but there was no effort from the other players. warriors turned the ball over 22-times. the celtics blow out the warriors 128-95. steve kerr called it embarassing. ( darya ) here's the good news. the warriors are still first in the west. they will look to bounce back against the denver nuggets friday night at oracle.
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coming up on the kron-4 morning news at 9... find out the reason why we'll have to wait even longer for the richmond san rafael bridge to be fixed.
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that breaking news.
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chevron's richmond refinery is experiencing ongoing flaring this morning. ( james ) the oil company issued a warning to residents. the flaring was first announced around 6:20 this morning, which officials said was due to a power outage. joining us on the phone is maria duazo. she is a hazardous material specialist with contra costa health

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