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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.after today's
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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. accident in pittsburg wb 4 at bailey rd.
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( james )(áááá2 shotááá) back to our other big story this morning. officials are meeting this morning to vote to increase tolls on the golden gate bridge. 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 the golden gate bridge, highway and transportation district board of directors could pick.one option would
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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. 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,
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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. thanks sara. 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 of the two defendants in the case by six months ... because of newly
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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 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
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state law. ( james ) a suspected arson caught on camera... and now san mateo police are asking for help in identiying the suspects.. wanted for setting the blaze. at least 3 fires were set within a 30 minute span early thursday morning. the two men are spotted walking in an alleyway around 3:30am... targetting garbage cans behind a blood center on 2nd avenue.. then setting another fire near a parking garage. the last fire was in front of the joseph a bank on 3rd avenue ( james ) it's still unclear what they used to set these fires. the police are looking for more people to come forward with any information or possibly more surveillance video.
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( 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. new this morning... a man's body 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.
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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 ) palo alto police are asking for the public's help in identifying an intruder who walked into a woman's bedroom in the middle of night. investigators want to track this intruder down before he strikes again. kron4's haaziq madyun the latest details on the investigation. it is after 3am. a woman is alone in her bedroom studying when suddenly the bedroom door opens and she sees this facesot
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intruder, an unknown man enters the bedroom. he turns off the lights. he is holding a flashlight. he is wearing gloves and then he goes and sits down next to her">the frightening incident happened sunday in a residence near the 3900 block of el camino real in the city of palo altosot palo alto police investigators say it appears the intruder let himself in through an unlocked door. then made his way to the bedroom and struck up a conversationsot the incident has rattled nervous of folks who live in th quiet neighborhoodsot
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sot ( james ) still ahead 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 ( james ) plus ... some closure for a bay area woman... after her mother's 40- year old cold case murder is finally solved. ( james ) plus... find out which over the counter drug for kids is being pulled off the shelves because of bacterial contamination concern. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast.
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checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street to simone, i leave the van gogh.
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to harrison, the wine collection. to craig, this rock. the redwoods to the redheads. the rainbows to the proud. i leave these things to my heirs, all 39 million of you, on one condition. that you do everything in your power to preserve and protect them. with love, california. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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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. let's get a check of the weather this morning... 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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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... one woman is getting closure... after her mother's cold case murder was solved. investigators have been working the case for nearly 40 years. now the suspect is awaiting trial. kron 4's gayle ong has the story.
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case, it took us 40 years to bring this to a closure you know, so it can take a long time but just don't give up, keep your hope and it will happen.">joanne paletta is the daughter of betty jean elias. she was 22 years old and living in san diego when she found out her 45-year-old mother was murdered.
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family..her message to anyone suffering from a cold case-- there is always hope..
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it will notify facebook and instagram users if their passwords were affected. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news... details on a new proposal to help the homeless after a camp was closed down in santa cruz. ( james ) and after the break... a tree trimmer falls and gets stuck in a palm tree ... forcing first responders to come to his rescue. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) after a dry day yesterday
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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 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. (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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( james ) a tree trimmer in fresno is recovering... after an accident while he was working on a palm tree. but he didn't fall out of the tree ... he fell into it. helmet cam video captured the moments the worker got trapped between palm fronds. you can see half of the workers body covered by debris. fire crews were called and gave the man an oxygen mask as they wokred to free him. firefighters described the tedious process.
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couldn't see his safety rope -- which we knew was holding him to some degree. we didn't want to cut his rope and we couldn't see him clearly, so we had to one by one move them out.">( james ) it took crews 45 minutes to get the man out. he was taken to the hospital but is expected to be okay. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ... oakland raiders will get to play at the coliseum for a final season.... but they're gonna be paying more than they bargained for.
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welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... 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
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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) our big story this morning out the east bay. no plea deal in a domestic violence case that critically injured a pittsburg principal. prosecutors say the wife shot and tried to kill her husband. kron 4's dan kerman has the latest developments. it was early saturday morning when police entered this pittsburg home and found this man paul shatswell with a gunshot wound to the head. his wife maria vides was arrested and thursday afternoon she made her first court apperance. after being charged with attempted willful deliberate and predediated murder.special allegations have been added for using a firearm and causing shatwell to become comatose due to a brain injury as well as suffer paralysisvides did not enter a
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plea... this was due to the fact that the charges may be amended in the coming week, if shatswell does not survivesot alison chandler/deputy district attorney :43family and friends of the couple did not want to speak on camera but off camera one said she just couldn't understand how this could happen.shatswell, the father of 8 children, and the principal at the pittsburg adult education center remains hospitalized in critical condition and support. standup dan kerman/pittsburg 110 ( james ) new this 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
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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. the raiders have pretty much hung up on the moving company and their movers the oakland city council voted to approve the lease for 2019 with an option for 20-20. the alameda county board of supervisors had voted earlier in the week in favor of the lease. and it was approved by the coliseum authority last week. the raiders will pay 7-point-5 million dollars in rent for the coliseum and the practice facility in alameda in 2019. that rent would go up to 10-point-5 million in 20-20... if the raiders
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have to stay in oakland for yet another final season... that would only be if their vegas stadium is not ready yet. colin colin kaepernick and eric reid will receive less than 10-million dollars from the n-f-l ... after settling their collusion case.that's according to the wall street journal. they filed collusion grievances against the league, saying they were blacklisted because of protests during the national anthem at games. kaepernick has not played in the league since 2016, while reid missed three games last season before signing with carolina. ( 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
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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 ( 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 ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news... more than a million californians don't have clean drinking water. the debate to make sure everyone has access. ( james ) plus ... the warriors bounce back from and
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loss and put on a show at home. we have the highlights. ( 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 ) 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
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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
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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 (ááá2 shot bamááá) question... how much more are you willing to
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pay for clean water? that's the debate going on right now among lawmakers in sacramento ( james ) capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala explains the governor's proposal for a water fee.... and why some lawmakers are pushing back. nats--as more than a million californians don't have access to clean dinking water..there is an outpouring of lawmakers who are trying to help, but clashing on solutions.governor gavin newsom is proposing a safe affordable drinking water fund to clean up contamintated 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.((mathis)) "i'm tired of hearing it's the cost of a cup of coffee, or it's a pizza or whatever..."assembly republican whip devon mathis' district has areas where tap water is seriously contaminated..mathis and a
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bipartisan group of lawmakers are proposing a competing measure which would annually set aside 2% of the general fund to go toward a number of water improvement projects including ground water clean up and emergency drinking water programs. its final approval would be up to the voters.((assm. devon mathis r- porterville)) "it keeps that of california made to its people... this isn't just one piece, it's let's get the water, let's capture the snowpack let's move it down, let's put it back in the ground, let's make sure we're covering the environmental things we need to, let's do possibly can to cover all aspects in a hollistic fashion. "dozens of contaminated water customers from the central valley lined up at the capitol this week with their concerns..((isabel valdez - tulare county resident)) "it's our right to have that and not worry and have those concerns for our unborn children and for those that we already have... " ..hoping for a solution soon. tag. now to bay area basketball ... the warriors at home taking on the indiana pacers.( james ) demarcus cousins was back
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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 ened 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.by a final of 112 to 89. now to march madness... and saint mary's taking on dfending champ villanova in the first round of the n-c-a-a tournament. st. mary's was the under dog and they put up a good fight but in the end they fell just a little short villanovae went on to win by a final of 61 to 57 putting
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an edn to st. mary's season. they end the season with a 23 and 12 record. and today... march madness comes to the south bay. the s-a-p center in san jose will host games today and sunday. the first game tips off at 11:00 this morning and there will be games all day long... so you could see increased traffic around the s-a-p center. ( james ) as we head to break. here's a live a look at i-80 in the sierra. coming up at 9 o'clock. we'll go live with kevin "coop" cooper up in tahoe. he's going to show us the snow conditions for this weekend. < 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
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(james) james adlib big board. ( 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. ( james )plus ... a first hand account of sex trafficking here in the bay area. and what's being done to try and stop it. ( james ) as we head to break, here's a live look at
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the radar ... rain is moving across the bay area. lowe's knows you're the deal hunter
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i'm will tran. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... 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

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