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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
(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. tomorrow showers will lighten even further with some sunshine returning and even dryer conditions to look forward to friday into saturday.
( 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?
thanks sara. ( 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 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.slide hundred foot section ofd 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 interactive radar. and you can alerts on bay ( 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. 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. 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 ) new this morning. dollar tree is closing up to 390 "family dollar" stores this year. the company says the "family dollar" brand has poor sales. the dollar tree company will also rebrand about 200 stores under the "dollar tree" name ... which they say have been performing better. dollar tree did not list which stores it would be closing. 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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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 no major hot spots. bay bridge
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(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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) are 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. ( james ) still ahead ... as we celebrate women's history month ... we'll meet a true journalism pinoneer for women.
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour 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. 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 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 ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) that breaking news.
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. kron4's charles clifford is live at the refinery with the latest. ( chuck ) breaking news. chevron's richmond refinery is experiencing ongoing flaring this morning. 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. a crew is on the scene working to 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. ( darya )(ááá2 shot bamááá) as we celebrate women's
history month... we recognize a woman who helped break barriers in journalism. dorothy gilliam was the first african american female reporter at washington post.( james ) her stories helped give a voice to communities that were often overlooked. her efforts have also helped pave the way for a countless number of younger journalists. brie jackson has the story. she's a journalism pioneer.... "as a first i had to open the doors for some others who
would be following."in 1961 dorothy butler gilliam became the first black female reporter for the washington post. at the time the paper was male dominated and-- like the nation as a whole--mostly segregated.gilliam recalled facing unexpected challenges while trying to do her job." because of these outside factors that i had no control over such as the fact that these white cab drivers wouldn't pick up a black woman" despite obstacles, gilliam was driven to succeed.she relied on her skills.. such as short- hand.. to finish assignments on-time.she believed missing deadline would only make it harder for any women or minorities who followed. "it would be very easy for editors
who didn't want to have diversity to say "we tried but they couldn't even get cabs". as the 1960's civil rights movement and women's movement made headlines, gilliam's articles were required reading.... she covered historic events including the integration of central high school in little rock arkansas and the university of mississippi."few white reporters at that time were going into the black community to say what do you all think what are your opinions of whats happening at ole miss"in her memoir called " trailblazer", gilliam wrote of her experiences including her efforts to promote diversity in the newsroom." the way journalism works. its important that people represented around the table" her work in journalism, gilliam also co-founded the maynard institute in d.c.the organization improve media coverage by making sure newsrooms communities they serve .dorothy gilliam is a legend in the industry.cathy trost is the executive freedom forum institute.she says while gilliam and other women broke barriers decades ago, there's still room for progress.its been clear that we need more women and diversity in leadership. because tone gets set at the
top and decisions get made at the top about the expectations you are communicating about your values in the newsroom. trost says the newseum programs and exhibits highlight the rise of female journalists and their vital role in the media.she's hopes increasing awareness of the history, the struggles and the accomplishments will lead to more positive changes.we've been hearing that message for 30, 40 years even before dorothy gilliam and it's time now to standup and make a changegilliam says being the first wasn't easy. but after nearly 60 years in the news business, she says she is proud to see more females and journalists of color taking on tough assignments...from the city hall....to the white house press room.... "reporters who are being singled out and denigrated. i want to let them know their effort is appreciated" in washington, brie jackson. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning buzz... boston flew to the bay area, so why are the warriors the ones with
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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 toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
( darya ) another snowstorm is slamming the sierra. here is a look at i80 at donnor summit. a winter storm warning is now in effect and anywhere from one- to three- feet of new snow is possible in the upper elevations of the mountains. the storm warning runs through tonight. (james)( darya ) welcome back. let's get a check
of the weather this morning... 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.
what a beating. boston came to the bay area and humiliated the warriors in their own house. 128 to 95. gordon hayward,who had 30 points off boston's bench.. thinks the long plane ride helped bring the celtics out of their funk.. so what's our excuse? there is none.. we were just bad.. steph says he wishes there was a magic potion (his 23 points couldn't do the trick).. and klay wasn't there to help out (nursing a sore knkee).. too many turnovers..22! k-d had five... boogie gave away four. "nobody" was rebouding, blocking or shooting the way they should have. < looked to me like we were jogging up the floor. can't play basketball jogging. you got to sprint, your cuts have to be hard. you got to be going all out. we did not go all out and it was.....it was embarrassing. it starts with passion and anger and intensity and it wasn;t there tonight.>anger?
demarcus cousins had demarcus anger? demarcus cousins had plenty of that.. he got testy with less than 9 minutes to play.. boogie gets a technical.. stares down baynes after he took the charge... then he gets in to a shoving match with tatum and rozier.. what was that all about...? boogie would only say it was nothing, absolutely nothing,"(dar on cam) which kind of sums up the whole game: you don't give it your all, you get nothin. here's something you got to give your all to get.. all your money.. more than all your money.. this new bugati.. and it's not you're run of the mill.. 3 million dollar bugati.this is a one of a kind..la voiture noire (which is french for black car) and somebody paid 12 million dollars for it.
it's the most expensive sports car in the word and because it's the only one in the world, it's supposed to appreciate in value unlike your camrey james.(dar two shot)but as you pointed out, your camery and this car do have something in common.. 20 grand: that's what you paid for the camry and that's what it costs get an oil change for a bugati. you know what they say.. take a picture.. it lasts longer and it's much cheaper.. unless it costs you your life. and it's not just stupid kids that will risk it all for a seny from texas. she was vacationing in iceland and she just had to get out there and pose on an iceburg like she's sitting on an ice throne.. but iceburgs can break.. and when that happened she started getting swept out
to sea.. i love that her son kept snapping pictures.. while he's watching his mom float away. she had to be rescued. she's back home in her favorite chair in texas now chalking it up to another adventure down on her bucket list. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a on.. 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
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