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little bit of a wet commute.( will ) robin and john are standing by to get you ready as you head out the door. after a dry day yesterday conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week next week. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min drive time less gat bridge to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less
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than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) in our top story. officials are meeting this morning to vote to increase tolls on the golden gate bridge. the tolls for some drivers could end up being nearly 10 dollars. kron4's sara stinson is live at the golden gate bridge with more on the proposals under consideration. today - golden gate bridge officials will consider a proposal to increase tolls over the next five years starting july first. there are two different scenarios
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the golden gate bridge, highway and transportation district board of directors could pick.one option would increase tolls for fastrak drivers by 30-cents yearly making it 8.50 to cross the bridge.for pay as you go customers it would cost nine dollars and those who use the invoice billing to nine dollars and 75 cents over five years.this would raise approx 90 million dollars over five years. the other option being considered today is more expensive for fastrak drivers rising tolls 35 cents a year making it eight dollars and 75 cents.for pay as you go it would be nine dollars and invoice billing would have to pay nine dollars and 75 cents.
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this would raise a 100 millon dollars over five years. the bridge district says they need to increase tolls to pay for operations, leasing equipment, supplies and materials, all so they can maintain service. the district has received coment from the public who are opposed to the toll hikes.the meeting starts at ten this morning here at the toll plaza building.we're going to go talk with drivers about how they're feeling about the increase - stay tuned.i'm live in san francisco, sara stinson, kron four news. ( james ) thanks sara.
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happening today. there will be a hearing on a request to postpone the ghost ship warehouse fire trial. a motion was filed asking to delay the trial the two defendants in the case by six defendants in the case by six months ... because of newly discovered evidence. ghostship warehouse creative director max harris and master tennant derick almena are charged with 36 counts of involuntary manslaughter for the fire during a music party in oakland that killed 36 people in 2016. almena and harris' trial is set to begin april second. new this morning. two san francisco supervisors want to close down the city's juvenile hall. supervisors hillary ronen and shamann walton say the city is spending more than 13 million
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dollars a year to lock kids up in a juvenile hall ... that they say is 70 to 75 percent empty. a proposal is being drafted to close san francisco's juvenile hall by the year 20-21 ... and instead use city money to pay for a non-institutional rehab center with various programs and services. the center would serve as a new model for youth who have to be detained per state law. ( james ) a big story this morning. fallout from the college admission cheating scandal keeps growing. u-c-l-a men's soccer coach jorge salcedo has resigned. he was indicted for conspiracy to commit racketeering and accepting bribes. salcedo's role in the scandal involves helping two students get on soccer teams ... even when neither of them played the sport. one of those students is lauren isackson from hillsborourgh in san mateo county. she was part of the women's soccer team in 20-17 ... despite having no previous experience, according to prosecutors. her parents have been charged for taking part in the scam. ( james ) new this morning... a man's body
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was found in coyote creek lake in san jose police recovered the body near monterey and metcalf roads yesterday morning. a hiker finding the body and told an area maintenance who called law enforcement. investigators don't believe he was murdered. police in san francisco are questioning a 56-year-old man after a deadly stabbing at fisherman's wharf. officers say -- they arrestd ábruce penná after finding 44-year-old ábrook johná on the sidewalk. john was taken to the hospital but died from his injuries. investigators are trying to figure out áwhyá the stabbing happened. they say both men frequently visited the fisherman's wharf area. ( will ) a suspected arson caught on camera... and this morning san mateo police are asking for help in identiying the suspects.. wanted for starting that fire. ( james ) investigators say at least 3 suspicious fires were intentionally set in garbage bins. kron4's dan thorn has the details. a bright flash caught on surveillance video actually shows two men setting fire to
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garbage bins in downtown san mateo..police are hoping this image of the arson suspects helps them in their investigation..sot: we are invested in finding these two gentlemen and asking them why they lit these garbage cans on fire..officer mike haobsh (hopp-shh) with san mateo p-d says at least 3 fires were set within a 30 minute span early thursday morning.the two men are spotted here walking in an alleyway around 3:30am.they targeted garbage cans behind a blood center on 2nd avenue.. the building suffered some damage and melted plastic from the bins could be seen spread out on the ground..the center was forced to close for the day..sot: this could have been worse this could've really caught fire of that entire building and it could've spread. video then shows the two men leaving a nearby parking garage..responding crews found a second fire had been set there..san mateo business owner joyce huynh (who wen) says she parks here almost everytime she goes downtown...sot: a third fire
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had to be put out a few blocks over. this time it was set in front of the jos a bank on 3rd avenue..the suspects are seen here walking on the curb not far from where it was burning.. ( will ) still ahead at 7:30 on the kron 4 morning news ... a pittsburg man is on life support ... and his wife accused of attempting to kill him. we'll have the latest details on the case. ( will ) plus... details on a new proposal to help the homeless after a camp was closed down in santa cruz. ( will ) and after the break... gas prices are on the rise in the bay area... and they are not done going up. jane king is live at the nasdaq with that story and more after the break. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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( james ) welcome back . we are tracking rain across the bay area. here's a live look at the radar.. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. after a dry day yesterday conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies
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saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week 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. 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
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( will ) we have new information on a campsite for the homeless in santa cruz. city leaders hoping to re- open a former ásleeping onlyá campsite on river street next month. the moves come after city leaders ordered áthisá camp off highway one to shut down. about 200 homeless people have been living here for months. but after three deaths in the camp, a fire and allegations of rampant drug use -- the city ordered everyone áout.á
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public health and safety concerns. we've known for some time we need to close that for the safety of the people who live there and the safety of the general community.">( will ) in addition to re-opening a ásleeping onlyá campsite -- the city also plans to open a second temporary dusk-till-dawn campsite on a city-owned depot park near homes and other businesses. many neighbors oppose the plan. ( james ) for your money this morning... southwest may be hinting at futher hawaii expansion. and anti- vaccine pages are still all over social media. jane king is live at the nasdaq with those stories and more. ( jane ) good morning vaccine misinformation is flourishing on facebook and instagram weeks after a promised crackdown.cnn says as recently as yesterday, facebook continued to recommend content in the search bar that linked vaccinations with autism.a spokesperson speaking on behalf of both instagram and facebook says the process of curbing the dissemination of vaccine misinformation has
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always been scheduled to take place over several weeks. gas prices are rising due to refinery fires.even before the fire, gasoline prices have been creeping up - not just in california and texas but across the country - as oil prices have risen in recent weeks.fuel experts say prices could move up another dime. triple a says the current average in. the bay area is 3- 62 a month ago it was 3-51. walmart is reportedly considering taking on google and microsoft with its own streamining video game service. u-s gamer reports has entered preliminary talks with developers and publishers, and discussed video game streaming at this year's game developers conference.google just announced this week, it's video streaming service called stadia.a southwest airlines executive teased another possible hawaii airport the airline could service with a group of hawaiian business leaders.southwest has already announced intentions to fly to four destinations on four different islands: kauai, honolulu on oahu, maui and kona on the big island. residents of the big island are clamoring for service on the east coast.southwest is flying now out of oakland and
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will be adding san jose soon. live from the nasdaq marketsite, i'm jane king back to you ( james ) thanks jane (james) james adlib big board. ( will ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... a new proposal from governor when it comes our drinking water... we'll explain next. ( will ) and after the break... how you can make a thousand dollars just by watching marvel movies. and here's a live look outside... bay bridge humira patients, you inspire us.
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after a dry day yesterday conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our
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direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week next week. (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 ( james ) you can make a thousand dollars in just two days... all you have to do is binge watch all 20 movies in the marvel cinematic universe before the new avengers movie comes out next month. this is an actual job offer.
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the website behind the offer is looking for somebody to watch all of the movies consecutively... without stopping to sleep... and live tweet about the experience. they are calling it the "no sleep till endgame challenge." 'endgame' is the name of the next avengers movie. the movies combined are more than 40 hours long. if you are willing... we have a link to apply on our website at kron 4 dot com. ( will )( will ) coming up after the break... some closure for a bay area woman... after her mother's 40-year old cold case murder is finally solved.
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we are tracking rain across the bay area. here's a live look at the radar.. (darya)(james) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... after a dry day yesterday conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid
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morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week 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. 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
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( james ) in the east bay. no plea deal in a domestic violence case that critically injured a pittsburg principal. here is a picture of the victim. maria vides is accused of shooting her husband paul shatswell early saturday morning. in addition to attempted murder charges ... special allegations have been added for using a gun and causing shatswell to become comatose because of a brain injury. vee-dez did not enter a plea because the charges could be amended.
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the charges. because of the status of the victim.">( james ) she is due back in court on march 29th and is expected to enter a ánotá guilty plea. this morning we have reaction from neighbors in palo alto ... after police say a man walked into a woman's bedroom in the middle of night. it happened sunday near the 3900 block of el camino real in the city of palo alto. they say this man went into her bedroom through an unlocked door and sits down next to her. residents still can't believe that this happened in their neighborhood. here is another look at a sketch of the intruder. police say the woman was not touched or hurt by the man.
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( will ) one east bay woman is getting closure... after her mother's nearly 40-year-old cold case murder was solved. betty jean elias was murdered in her oakland home in october 19-79. her daughter --- joanne paletta --- says she was a caring and giving person. despite decades of waiting --- joanne stayed persistant. until finally in 20-16, when d-n-a led to the arrest of dennis ray eagle. who was already in jail in virginia. and is now awaiting trial in aladema county.
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morning... a man shot and killed in atlanta has close ties with wariors star kevin durant. according to the new york post... durant referred to clifford dixon as his adopted brother. dixon was found shot to death thursday outside a lounge where he was celebrating his birthday. police say he was standing outside in the parking lot when somebody walked up and shot dixon several times. the gunman took off. dixon played high school basketball with durant. durant also thanked dixon during his speech after he was named m-v-p back in 2014. kevin durant's mother took to twitter to offer her condolences to the dixon family. ( james ) a big debate at the state capitol centers around safe, affordbale drinking water and how the state should pay to make sure everyone has it. governor gavin newsom is proposing a safe affordable drinking water fund to clean up contaminated water in rural and low income areas. the fund would come from water customers across california, proposing each pay between 95 cents to 10 dollars a month, depending on the water meter. but assembly repbulican whip devon
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mathis' district and a bipartisan group of lawmakers are proposing a competing measure. ( james ) the measure would set aside 2-percent of the general fund a year to go toward a number of water improvement projects including ground water clean up and emergency drinking water programs. the final approval would be up to the voters. ( will ) the pentagon has released a list of construction projects that could be on the chopping block due to the presidents national emergency declaration to build the border wall. those projects include money for military traning centers... water treatment plants and cyber security facilities. defense officials say it's still unclear which military
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construction projects won't receive money but guarantees military housing is not at risk. ( will ) the updated list comes as senators raise concerns about dangerous living conditions for military familes. opponents of the president's declaration say the money should stay with the military instead of going toward the president's border. ( james ) coming up in the next hour. find out which over the counter drug for kids is being pulled off the shelves because of bacterial contamination concern. ( james ) and... after the break...you're gonna have to check your fridge. some tyson chicken products are under recall. we'll explain. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the (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
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check your freezer this morning. a popular frozen food product for many families is being recalled. tyson foods says 69-thousand pounds of chicken strip products could have possible pieces of metal. you can see the products on your screen. they were produced on november 30th, 2018... and sold in 25 ounce plastic bags. there have not been any reports of illness or injury. if you have them in your freezer, throw them away or return them to the store you bought them from. ( will ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... will ferrel takes over the sharks game and throws a little shade at the sharks while he's at it, lowe's knows you're the powerhouse who does it right.
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( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm
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and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.after today's rainfall skies will clear through the evening setting us up for dry and sunny skies saturday and sunday, a weekend to enjoy before areas of rainfall return through the week 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
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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 ( will ) now to bay area
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basketball... the warriors at home taking on the indiana at home taking the warriors at home takinon the indiana pacers.( james ) demarcus cousins was back after missing two games to an ankle injury. and this game was a blow out. the warriors took the lead in the first quarter and never looked back. cousins enede the game with 19 points. that is the most he has scored so far this season. infact all five of the warriors starters scored in the double digits. the warriors win by a final of 112 to 89. ( james ) new this morning... the tampa bay buccaneers have made n-f-l history becoming the first team ever to hire two full-time female assistant coaches. the buccaneers announced the hiring of a fmale conditioning coach and defensive line coach. they are the first full-time female coaches in buccaneers' franchise history. kathryn
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smith was the first woman to hold a full-time coaching job in the n-f-l. she was a special teams quality control coach for the buffalo bills in 20-16. ( james ) former 49ers colin kaepernick and eric reid settled collusion lawsuits against the nfl... but the exact amount has not been revealed... until now. according to the wall street journal... kaepernick and reid will receive less than 10-million dollars. they filed collusion grievances against the league, saying they were blacklisted because of protests during the national anthem. kaepernick has not played in the league since 2016, while reid missed three games last season before signing with carolina. ( will ) the san jose sharks were in l-a last night taking on the kings when a speical guest stepped into the broadcast booth to give the sharks a hard time. take a look. that is actor
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will ferrel reprising his role as ron burgundy making fun of the sharks for never winning a stanley cup. the kings did go on to win the game last night but the sharks have already clinched a playoff spot. ( james ) as we head to break, here's a live look outside... san francisco international airport. < ella: i'm ella sogomonian - we've been telling you a lot about kron-on.. the bay 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 clock. it also gives you on-demand access to the kron 4 archives... that includes people behaving badly.
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( james ) only one big movie opens in theaters this weekend ... and it could knock "captain marvel" from the top spot at the box office. david daniel has our preview. "if you want to get crazy, we can get crazy." (nat)fans of "get out" have been dying to know what jordan peele would do next, and it appears "us" won't disappoint them. critics are raving about the horror flick, and analysts are expecting an opening weekend anywhere from 38-to-50 million dollars. anywhere in that range would top "get out's" debut of 33-million... and it could be enough to dethrone "captain marvel" as the box office champ. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james )( james ) coming up on the kron-4 morning news... a preview of a meeting to increase tolls at the golden gate bridge... sara stinson will have a live report on the details.
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( james ) and suspicious fires in san mateo... a look at what police know so far about men linked to crime. at kohl's...
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will tran..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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after a dry day yesterday conditions today will again be on the rainier side of things with showers arriving mid morning. as for this morning though conditions have been nice and dry with clear, calm and cool conditions across the bay. looking to our west you can see the showers hanging out offshore that will gradually drift their way our direction.

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