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start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high erures peak similarly unde and dry skies to kick off the
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weekend. 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 bridge drive les than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) a big story this morning. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district have reached tentative agreement with the district ... possibly averting a strike.( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is joining us live in san ramon with more on the tentative deal. negotiations went on for over 13 hours between the san ramon valley unified school was well worth it tentative agr escalated to a strike as 98 percent of the teachers in the
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union voted to authorize a strike if need be - but it looks like that won't be neccisary after yesterdays long negotiatons.this is what the district and teachers agreed on...take a look at your screen.- a four point one eight salary increase, school nurses working five more days and will get an annual five percent stipend of their annual base salary- speech language pathologists will also work five more days- teachers will get more planning time and more personal time offand while both are calling this -ow on
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your screen is what they didn't agree on ....- lower class sizes, more nurses district wide, lower counseling ratios, special education maximums, reduction in fourth and fifth grades staffing ratio 29 to onethe union says they were unable to reach an agreement because the district insisted on ( james ) classes will resume at richmond high school today. this comes after a power outage caused by faulty school equipment ... forced the school to close yesterday morning. school officials say today's schedule will p- a a scare at portola elementary school in san bruno. a hazmat team was sent to the school after a students and staff sheltered in place while during the investigation. after some testing ... officials say they
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determined the substance was harmless. police have not explained what it was. ( darya ) our top story this morning. a mom and her two young boys were found dead inside their san jose apartment. now its being called a murder-suicide.( james ) kron4's will tran is live in san jose with the latest. the young boys ... just four and seven years old. investigators say the boy's father found the bodies yesterday ... at their apartment near kooser road and meridian avenue. police say the woman killed her sons before killing herself ... but said how. neighbors are shocked about what happened. the deaths of the boys are the eighth and ninth homicides in san jose this year.
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thanks will. ( darya ) new this morning ... two men were injured in two separate shooting in oakland. the first shooting happened just before 7 o'clock last night ... in the 33-hundred block of adeline street. the man who was shot was taken to a hospital. the second shooting happened just after 8 o'clock ... in the 15-hundred block of east 12th street. the victim in that shooting was also hospitalized. the conditions of the two men this morning. (á2 shotá)( darya ) after state and local law enforcement officials cleared
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lawmakers e ( james ) kron capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains how two competing bills in the legislature will try to change the law on police use of force. as sacramento simmers in protests over law enforcement officials clearing the officers who killed stephon clark...lawmakers are debating how the state should change its police use of force laws. ((assm. kevin mccarty -d scramento)) "i think the attorney general did his job to the independent investigation, but the big takeaway i got from him--he said he did the investigation, he followed the book. well maybe we need to take a look at those rules and the book. sacramento area assemblyman kevin mccarty is a cosponsor of ab 392, a proposed law inspired by stephon clark. the bill aims to only allow police to use deadly force when there is no other punish police who don't meet
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the standard.the other bill... sb230, is backed by several police groups. it focuses more on deescalation training, and the development of mental health crisis response teams. it also pushes for police agencies to have more concrete use of force policies.both police groups and bill authors confirm the two tried to come up with legislation together but could not compromise."by the fact that they're introducing another proposal leads makes me think we have an opportunity to make a change this year."both the governor and attorney general say is change is needed, but neither has taken a stance on the two bills.neither bill is scheduled yet for a hearing. tag. ( james )near clayton. the storm caused a mudslide ... forcing the closure of marsh creek road. this is video of public yesterday's mess ... they say rocks and debris are still falling. so marsh bet
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city limit and morgan territory road is closed until further notice. they have placed road closures signs at deer valley road, pine lane and morgan territory road to warn drivers to take a different route. ( james ) in the south bay... the rain and slick roads are taking a toll on drivers along highway- 17 in the santa cruz mountains. the rain caused multiple car crashes ... and they seemed to happened one right after another... many fender benders and accidents made for a slow and messy commute over the hill. drivers having to dodge puddles and potholes ... that can pop a tire or cause an accident. san jose has already tripled its pothole crew in recent weeks. ( darya ) in the north bay... people living along the russian waste warning. it urges property owners to protect their neighbors ...
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and the river. residents are being told to leave paint ... pesticides ... and all other hazardous materials out on the side of the road for trained staff to pick up and dispose of properly. but with all the debris ... the sonoma county department of health services is asking for volunteers to help. ( darya ) crews hope they can get more volunteers so that the waste doesn't end up in the river. ( darya ) happening today... former trump campaign chair paul manafort will be def government-- and failing to pay taxes on millions of dollars he earned as a political consultant. or to 25 years in prison. manafort is 69 years old. the case against manafort was
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the the áfirstá brought to trial-- by special counsel robert mueller as part of his russia investat manafort will receive a second sentence next week from a different federal judge. that's in connection to the witness tampering and conspiracy charges he pleaded guilty to last year. ( darya ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... a stanford employee who stabbed his girlfriend appears in court. and the victim's parents say he should be released. ( darya ) and heartbreaking news from jeorpardy host alex trebek after revealing he has pancreatic cancer... ( darya ) and after the break... the measles outbreak is getting worse. more cases now reported in the bay area. ( james ) let's take a
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live look outside at highway- 89 in squaw valley .. ( darya )( darya ) squaw valley announced wednesday it has extended the ski season until july 7th ... weather permitting. counting the snow received this week... welcome back. lets get a
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check of weather and traffic this morning. skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly under clear and dry skies to kick off the weekend. no major hot less then 30 maze
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to sf. (á2 shotá) governor
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kay ivey signed a major disaster declaration from fema after the deadly state suffered this week.( james ) this will provide funding to areas of lee county affected by sunday's tornadoes. president donald trump approved the declaration tuesday after having a conversation with ivey.
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"there's nothing left standing. everything is in shreds, and that means the hopes and aspirations of people are at this point in shreds.""we never know what tomorrow may bring. there's a lot of uncertainty about what tomorrow may bring but the one thing we flat do know -- there is certainty in the resiliency of the people of alabama. we've done it before, we'll do it again, and we'll do it here in lee county as well.">( darya ) assistance from fema can include grants for temporary housing and home repairs, low-cost loans to cover uninsured property losses and other programs to help individuals and business owners recover. ( darya ) for your health this morning.en 3 new cases of the measles 13. department reporting three cases of measles in february. all of them in adults. it first
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showed up at s-f-o when a passe disease during an international flight. city health officials say one person, a santa cruz county resident at the time already had measles,since then two additional passengers on the same flight got sick with measles as a result from that exposure. one was a san francisco resident, the other was from santa clara county. ( darya )symptoms include high fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes and a rash all over the body lasting for five to six days. ( james ) long time jeopardy host alex trebek says he has been diagnosed with advanc cancer.
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in a video posted online, the 78-year-old announced his illness directly to "jeopardy!" fans. in keeping with his long-time policy of being "open and transparent." trebek said, he recognizes the prognosis for advanced pancreatic cancer is not encouraging but he said he intends to fight it and keep working. (á2 shotá)( james )( james ) trebek also joked in the video that he has to beat the disease because-- under the terms of his contract-- he has to host the show for three more years . trebek has
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hosted "jeopardy" since 19-84... when the show began airing daily in syndication. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... fare evaders are a huge problem for bart... and an expensive one. the millions of dollars lost every year. when you're confident in your gut, you feel confident to take on anything. with benefiber, you'll feel the power of gut health confidence every day. benefiber is a 100% natural prebiotic fiber. good morning mrs. jonhson. benefiber. trust your gut. so you can say yes to the biggest selection of the season. yes! or stop and ask your at these prices, oh, yeah. or find a look that's, like... wow ...at a price that's, like... whoa. that's yes for less. seriously, 20 to 60 percent off department store prices! more new dresses means more reasons to say yes. at the ross spring dress event. on now! yes for less. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers
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expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly under clear and dry skies to kick off the weekend. (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 ( sara )teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district have reached tentative agreement with the
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district ... possibly averting a strike.ill have the latest after 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. especially to children. protect your family. visit tobaccofreeca.com. (james)(darya) lets start
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the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving
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over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly under clear and dry skies to kick off the weekend. 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
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less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( darya ) a big story this morning. a mom and her two called a murder-suicide.( james ) kron4's will tran is live in san jose with the latest. the young four and seven years old. investigators say the boy's father found the bodies yesterday ... at their apartment near kooser road and meridian avenue. police say
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the woman killed her sons before killing herself ... but they have not said how. neighbors are shocked about what happened. the deaths of the boys are the eighth and ninth homicides in san jose this year.
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running around knocking on my door seeing if my son could go out and play they love racing up and down the streets in the apartment complex just so happy very loveable kids.> thanks will. (á2 shotá)( james ) disturbing new details about a stabbing attack involving a stanford university admissions officer. it happened
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early sunday morning in san francisco's protrero hill neighborhood. ( darya ) as kron 4's dan kerman reports... the suspect's lawyer is blaming l-s-d. and the suspect's girlfrined says... he is still the best thing that's to her. james shirvell, an assistant admissions officer at stanford made his first court appearance wednesday accused of attempted murder, assault and domestic violence in the brutal stabbing of his girlfriend. in court it was revealed that shirvell stabbed his girlfriend multiple times in the upper part of her body after the two had taken l.s.d. this was the 4th time they had taken lsd togehter and during the proceedings shirvell's attorney argued this violent attack was completely out of character. sot eric safire/shirvell's attorney :32there is nothing in his history that shows any reason for a pshycotic break, i think it was a bad acid trip
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shirvell's attorney argued the judge should set a reasonable bail, so he could be released to his family and friends pending trial. in his parents and the victim's parents sat next to one another in court, and the mother of the victim read a letter from her daughter absolving shirvell of any wrongdoing. the letter said"i fell in love with james because of his pure goodness... james was not at all aware during the incident.... he was possessed by another force and had no intent to do me harm.... this was a horrific incident that doesn't reflect his true character.... he is still the best thing that has ever happened to me."but the district attorney's office argued for no bail saying they still don't know what caused this attack, was it drugs, was it a mental break, was it something else. sot alex bastian/asst. district attorney 1:26we want to be safe rather than sorry and at this juncture we dont have sufficient information as to how this incident unfoldeed we want to make sure to do everything we can to preserve the well being of our community the judge agreed and ordered a psychiatric evalucation, in
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the meantime he remains in the county jail with no bail standup dan kerman /sf 146the suspect is due back in court march 13, the victim remains hospitalized. at the hall of justice in san francisco, dan kerman kron 4 news ( james ) another big story this morning. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district have reached tentative agreement with the district ... possibly averting a strike. ( darya ) kron 4's sara stinson is joining us live in san ramon with more on the tentative deal. negotiations went on for over 13 hours between the san ramon valley unified school district and its teachers.it even went into the night, it was well worth it because both agreed on most things tentative. but this was the situation on friday -- when it almost escalated to a strike as 98 percent of the teachers in the union voted to authorize a
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strike if need be - but it looks like that won't be neccisary after yesterdays long negotiatons.this is what the district and teachers agreed on...take a look at your screen.- a four point one eight salary increase, school nurses working five more days and will get an annual five percent stipend of their annual base salary- speech language pathologists will also work five more days- teachers will get more planning time and more personal time offand while both are calling this tremendous progress - now on your screen is what they didn't agree on ....- lower class sizes, more nurses district wide, lower
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counseling ratios, special education maximums, reduction in fourth and fifth grades staffing ratio 29 to onethe union says they were unable to reach an agreement because the district insisted on having authority to change all improvements discussed after three years.however - both sides say they look forward to returning back to the bargaining table to discuss the remaining issues not agreed upon.we'll have to continue these negotiations - live in san ramon, sara stinson kron four news. thanks sara. ( darya ) we'll have to wait another month to find out what will happen to an oakland man accused of attacking a conservative student on the u-c berkeley campus. zachary greenberg pleading not guilty to felony assault charges yesterday. the incident happened last month... where police say greenberg came into a face to face confrontation with another student... before punching him hard in the face. police also charged greenberg with misdemeanor vandalism. right now... he's free on bail and will back in court april 9th. ( james ) a san francisco federal judge is considering scaling back the
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proposals meant to prevent p-g&e equipment from sparking wildfires. judge william alsup had previously ordered p-g&e to reinspect its entire electric grid ... among other things. the judge is now considering backing off that order. instead ... he may force p-g&e to comply with its áown wildfire mitigation plan. p-g&e has submitted that plan to california regulators. the judge also wants a court- appointed monitor to oversee p-g&e's progress as it works to remove trees and branches that could fall on its power lines. p-g&e says it remains committed to its wildfire mitigation plan. ( james ) house speaker and san francisco congresswoman nancy pelosi is trying to keep her party's internal struggles out of the public spotlight. o representative ilhan omar --- and her comments about pro- israel groups. several lawmakers on both sides of the isle have called those comments anti-semetic. speaker pelosi took to the house floor wednesday with a resolution that denounces
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anti-semitism but does not mention representative omar by name. omar made the controversal comments last week at a town hall. ( james ) omar responded on twitter, saying: "i am told everyday that i am anit-american if i am not pro-israel. i find that problematic and i am not alone. i just happen to be willing to speak up on it and open myself to attacks. the house foreign affaris committee chairman says he will ánot ask omar to step down. ( darya) don't expect to see any democrats debating each other on fox news this year.
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the democratic national committee announced wednesday it will not partner with the network on any of its primary debates for 2020. the organization pointed to a 'new yorker' report that claims a mutually beneficial relationship between fox news and the trump administration. in a statement-- fox news says the d-n-c's decision basically bars its journalists from moderating a democratic presidential debate. the network said it hoped "the d-n-c will reconsider its decision." ( darya ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... thousands are ticketed... but not many are paying up... find out how much money rail evaders are costing the bart. bart.bart. ( darya ) and... an uber driver adds a little fun for his passengers... find out how next. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly under clear and dry skies to kick off the weekend.
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major hot spot in san jose sb 101 after 85. accident blocking several lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) bart says that fare
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evaders are costing the agency as much as 25 million dollars a year. thousands of people were ticketed for evading fares last year. the fine is 75-dollars for adults and 55-dollars for juveniles. but bart say 90-percent of the people who got a ticket have not paid the fine. according to bart ... the combination of the unpaid fines ... and the money bart is investing to secure station gates to crack fare evasion ... it adds up to as much as 25-million dollars. riders are not surprised. < they didnt pay e laws if there is no sense of th pay people don't care>( darya ) if you have an unpaid ticket, this year
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the franchise tax board can take the fine out of tax your refund. and to crack down on people taking a free ride ... the bart board voted to hire 10 additional fare inspectors. ( darya ) a warning for parents with girl scouts. make sure the money they get for selling girl scout cookies .. a woman targeted 0 dollar bill. at 5 dollars a box ... she got away with 20 boxes of cookies.a bank teller broke the news to the troop about the fake money.the scout leader says she now has pens for the girls to check every bill.
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always get something good out of something bad.">( darya ) the story does have a sweet ending--the community got word of what happened ... and flocked to buy cookies by the dozens to make up for the troop's loss. ( james ) facebook c-e-o mark zuckerberg has a new vision for the future of the social media platform. in a post to his facebook page... he said the site will focus on user privacy moving forward. (áboxesá) saying he wants facebook to be more secure... including encrypting messages and having messages and posts disappear after a given time period. like how instagram stories disappear after 24 hours. he also hinted at integrating the services of this decision came after a year of controvery surrounding the social media giant over user privacy. ( james ) happening today --- san francisco based retailer charlotte russe will close all of its stores and is in talks to sell all of its intellectual property.
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wednesday... a judge approved the sale of their assests to a liquidation company. meaning going out of business sales begin today --- and last no longer than april 30th. their online stores have already closed. it filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy last month, citing poor sales and too much debt. (james) james adlib big board. ( james ) coming up at 7 a-m... a big announcement for students in the u-c announced n tuition keportion of the studen
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skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly dry skies to kick off the weekend. ( robin ) major hot spot in san jose sb 101a after 85 accident blocking the three left lane. jammed in both directions.
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(á2 shotá) ( james ) we've all had to ride an uber... whether its because of car trouble... you're late to work... or you just need a ride to a specific place. ( darya )leore not for food... but the type includes everthing from a stand-up routine... to a creepy ride... in which he'll just look back and forth in the rear-view mirror. the uber driver says there's no extra charge for these services... and is just glad to add some fun to the ride.
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( james ) coming up at 7... teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district possibly avert a strike. sara stinson is standing by with details on the tentative agreement. ( james ) plus ... an outbreak of the measles in san francisco. new cases are being reported in the bay area. ( james ) and police are investigating a murder-suicide in san jose.after a mother and two kids are found dead in a home. will tran is standing by with the latest details. you know when you're at ross
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our 19.99 or 49.99 oil change includes a tire rotation. teachers in the san ramon valley unified school district reach a tentative agreement with the district. possibly averting a strike. ( darya ) and two children and a woman found dead inside a home ... in what police are calling a murder suicide. what we are learning about the victims.. in a live report ( james ) and a small measles outbreak in the bay area. what you need to know to keep your children safe. (darya) good morning i'm darya folsom.. (james) and
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i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... skies will remain unsettled today with a few showers expected to be seen moving over the bay. cloud cover will part at times allowing sunshine to peak back out. high temperatures today will peak in the mid 50's. tomorrow expect temperatures to peak similarly under clear and dry skies to kick

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