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checking in on your morning forecast. (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region lingering possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another
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chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week. 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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( james ) new steps are being taken to tackle a measles outbreak in washington state. 800 students are now being ordered to stay home from school to keep the disease from spreading. more than 70 people have contracted measles this winter in that state. there have been three confirmed cases here in the bay area...although
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local health officials do not expecta similar epidemic here.. kron four's maureen kelly explains. measles cases law in place the communicable disease programs chief for the contra costa county heath department is talking about sb 277.....a california law penned by a pediatrician turned state senator that aims to keep fewer non vaccinated kids from entering the school system. it stripped away the personal belief exception.....so now only kids with a medical reason can skip getting their shots before entering public and private schools....and even day care centers. contra costa county has seen an increase in the number of kids with vaccines entering kindergarten since
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the law went into affect in 2016.in our county we see several hundred more children who are protected from vaccine preventable diseases, state wide that probably equates to thousands of children we're gonna be safer and healthier and won't become ill from a vaccine preventable disease the state department of health says 95% of california kindergartners have gotten their required shots since the law went into effect....that's the highest reported level on record. because measles is so contagious......the infectious diesease expert i talked to compared it to a wildfire...we want to you know protect people from the vaccine similar to the way we want to eliminate drybrush because if there's a spark we can prevent it from spreading further and putting our community in danger and that's sort of what happens with measles when we have one case and we have enough people around that case who are vaccinated no ( james ) the number of measles cases in washington state... has also caught the attention of u-s surgeon ca
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of measles in clark county alone... and three new suspected cases. 61 of the confirmed cases involve people who were not immunized. adams traveled to the region... meeting with health officials, local doctors ... and the general public. ( james ) the cases are spreading across state lines. the northern-most county in oregon now has four confirmed measles cases. ( james ) in the south bay... residents in one neighborhood -- say they're fed up and looking for solutions ... as more and more homeless move onto their sidewalks. kron-4's michelle kingston has the story. (mk)isco ... she's been liv streets for years ... and says
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these are all of her shopping r street from a residential neighborhood.james gardner, san jose"sometimes there's 20-30 shopping carts all grouped up and they kind of keep getting moved around." james gardner has lived here for 10 years and says more and more homeless continue to move in ... living in cars and rvs -- blocking sidewalks and making it difficult to feel safe.james gardner, san jose "there's a lot of trash littering the streets. everything from big piles of garbage to used furniture to appliances."he's sympathetic -- and understands how expensive it is to live in san jose -- but says he's now unable to go for walks with his daughter ... he's contacted the city several times but says nothing has been done.james gardner, san jose"it's been brought to their attention, and they've discussed that it's going to be cleaned up, but it hasn't been. it's only gotten worse." michelle kingston, mkingstonnews"we asked the arkiely boulevard ... they
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said they've made multiple attempts to contact tammi to offer her shelter. they say addressing homelessness is one of their highest pastor scott wagers, cham ybody" pastor scott wagers spends his days visiting homeless encampments throughout the city .. delivering food and water -- but he had never seen this one until we brought him by on thursday.pastor scott wagers, cham ministries"it is encroached in every neighborhood i've gone to all over san jose. it's a huge city and it's in every neighborhood now.""the problem is out of control. it's been out of control and understable why it's out of control."james gardner, san jose"it's going to take everybody's help and to come up with some solutions that work and help the people out that need it and make it a nicer community for all."in san jose michelle kingston kron 4 news ( james ) stephon clark's family helped lead a rally at the state capitol in change whe force. clark's
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grandmother and brother were front and center at the rally, urging lawmakers to pass legislation that would rest t bill, a-b 392's, main author- assemblymember shirley weber- says police know how to use restraint.. she pointed to the arrest of the man accused of the parkland high school mass shooting last year. ( james ) there is competing lethal force legislation... sb 230. the bill, supported by some law enforcement groups... calls for police to have more mental health training and response teams. niether the govenor nor the attorney
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general have taken a stance on either bill, but both are calling for change. ( james ) a federal judge in california is trying to ensure that migrants are fully protected by the u-s constitution. judges in the ninth circuit ruled today that immigrants seeking asylum in the u-s should be able to appeal if their claim is rejected. as current u-s law stands, if migrants don't have credible fear of persecution in their home countries and their claim is denied, they face expedited removal from the u-s. the appeals court says that law violates judicial rulings guaranteeing protection under the u-s constitution to non citizens. ( james ) governor gavin newsom is now saying... the president's national emergency declaration at the u-s southern border... is hurting the border communities. governor newsom talked about the issue when h san ysidro yesterday. that is a district of san diego which sits on the u-s border with mexico. the governor has criiticized president trump's proclamation
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... that there is an immigration crisis on the border. ( james ) newsom also visited the opening of a shelter that will temporarily house immigrants. the shelter is supposed to give them and asylum- seekers a place to stay, as they wait to plead their cases before an immigration court. ( james ) coming up next on the kron 4 morning news ... and this much anticipated part of disneyland will soon be a reality... find out when the newest star wars attraction plans to open up. live look outside... at the embarcadero. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a lot about kron-on.. the bay
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday another r across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure
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returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week.
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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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.
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( james ) new charges have been filed against the man accused of being the nor-cal rapist. prosecutors in sacramento county say... roy charles waller is linked to sex attacks against two women in davis back in 1997. that brings the total number of victims to nine ... in six counties. waller pleaded not guilty and was arrested based on d-n-a evidence found last september at u-c berkeley ... where he worked as a safety specialist. authorities say... waller broke into homes late at night ... between 1991 and 2006 ... often assaulting his victims repeatedly. ( james ) two major companies say they're making changes after hackers stole their customer's data. marriott and equifax both admit... hackers stole the personal information of millions of customers. but as kron 4's mark meredith reports... lawmakers say, the companies must do a lot more to win back trust..
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nat: "we deeply regret this incident..."the ceos of "marriott hotels" and credit monitoring giant "equifax" apologized to lawmakers for recent data breaches.in which hackers stole the personal data of literally hundreds of millions of customers... equifax ceo mark begor.mark begor / ceo, equifax"these attacks on us businesses are attacks on us consumers, and are attacks on america..." equifax says hackers accessed 143 million of its customers names, birthday's, and social security numbers.a senate report, released wednesday, accused equifax of neglecting cyber security issues for years.equifax's new c-e-o told lawmakers he's ready to make changes and spend at least a billion more on improving security."we deeply apologize" marriott says it's hack was even bigger--with 383 million accounts of its starwood brand potentially compromised worldwide... arne sorenson / ceo, marriott international "we're committed to determining it how it occured, supporting our affected
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guests, and enhancing security measures to protect against future attacks"lawmakers criticized both companies for not spotting the breaches sooner.delaware senator tom carper sen. tom carper / (d) "the constant stream of data breach notifications, we see year in and year out, is a sign we can and should be doing a lot better"senator rob portman says both hacks prove congress needs to do more to address the crisis.sen. rob portman / (r) ohio"companies and government agencies alike, must take steps to better protect the data consumers trust to them...that is clear" portman says congress should also consider new laws to ensure ( james ) some california state workers are not taking any vacation time ... and that is costing the state big money. the los angeles times reviewed payroll data from the state controller's office ... it found, the state paid employees nearly 300- million dollars for banked time- off last year. more than 450 of those employees took home 100-thousand dollars or more. the analysis also found that infrequent enforcement of the rule, and an increasing
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number of state workers retiring ... led to a 60- percent rise in the number of six- figure payouts since 20-12. ( james ) star wars fans -- mark your calendars. this new stars wars attraction will open at disneyland on may 31st. "galaxy's edgeá is a 14-acre playground that is supposed to be detailed and architecturally accurate. it will feature characters... food... and rides... all geared towards fans who've loved star wars for decades... as well as people just getting into it. a nearly identical attraction will also open at disney's hollywood studios theme park in florida on august 29th. ( james ) coming up on the kron four morning news... an armed robbery in the east bay... as the robbers steals laptops straight off customers in a cafe! ( james ) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (dave)activity will continue ac southern portion of the region this morning, tapering off
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during the day. a weak front is expected to move into the north bay saturday sending another round of light rain across the region with lingering showers possible into sunday. dry high pressure returns monday with another chance of light rain by tuesday as another fast moving system passes through. longer range trends then suggest potential for drier weather through the end of next week.
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( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news at 5... a naked prowler caught on camera... and police say he's done this before. ( james ) and... we're learning more about the murder-suicide in san jose... that left a mother and her two sons dead. ( james ) plus... pg&e is facing bankruptto give out bonuses to some employees! we'll explain why next. (ácommercialá) (áábreakáá)
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knew i had to get the hell out of there and call 9-1-1>( james ) we have reaction after a masked gunman steals laptops inside an east bay coffee shop. and a naked peeper is arrested in san jose. and its not the first time he's been caught. ill have the details in a live report. ( darya ) its international womens day ... and steph curry makes good on a promise to a little girl
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from the north bay. ( darya ) good ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)shower activity will continue across mainly the southern

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