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(robin) good morning.... and thanks for joining us on the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston...today is friday november 10th, 20-17.lets begin with a look at weather and traffic. (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds
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sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. 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 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 (robin) in the south
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bay.... it's the in the south (robin) (robin) in the south bay.... it's the video that sparked outrage. body-cam video of a fatal officer involved shooting in santa clara ... that happened in march of this year. the official investigation has cleared the officer of any wrong doing ... and as kron four's rob fladeboe reports, the family of the man who died
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has now filed a lawsuit. matthew haley/family's attorney "....we are looking forward to an independent court proceeding, we believe that an independent set of eyes will look at what happened and the truth will come out..." attorney matthew haley is talking about this. about the recently released santa clara police body cam video that shows the march 9th fatal shooting of 24 year old jesus geney-montez. capping a long standoff with geney-montez, whom police believed to be suicidal after stabbing himself, geney-montez was fatally shot by officer colin stewart. an investigation by the districts attorney's office found that the use of force was legally justifiable and that geney-montez charged and threatened him even though the video shows there was a fence between the two. it turned out that geney-montez was not armed. his family, which picketed outside the district attorney's office on thursday, has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city of santa clara and
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officer stewart. again, matthew haley,matthew haley/plaintiff's attorney "...we believe the video shows a young scared man who runs into a fenced area and the officer discharges his weapon, we believe there was no threat to the officer...." rob fladeboe/san jose"....santa clara police said they agree with with the report's findings. a spokesman for the da's office said it stands by it's report, adding that any contact with law enforcement ends in death is a tragedy." (robin)now to the latest on a big story we are following. defense attorneys rested their case in the trial of the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. jose garcia zarate is
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accused of murdering steinle along pier- 14 back in 20-15. prosecutors have not presented a motive for the shooting... and are not required to prove that zarate 'meant' to kill steinle. however, prosecutors áareá required to prove that he fired the gun intentionally. defense attorneys argue that the shooting was an accident. they say, it happened after zarate found and picked up the gun on the pier. that weapon had been stolen from a u-s bureau of land management ranger, several days earlier. (robin) san francisco has suspended the entertainment permit of an excelsior district bar ... where a deadly shooting occured in may. the suspension will last 30 days ... at the request of the district supervisor. la oficina ... located on missions street ... was the scene of a shooting that killed 30-year-old alvaro palma. security guard david sanches ... was arrested and charged for the shooting. he remains behind bars on 10 million dollars bail. (robin)(boxes)in the south bay ... a group of south bay car enthusiasts are taking matters into their own hands.they say
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they're tired of side shows creating a bad name for them all. kron4's ali reid has more. everyone you see here are car enthusiasts.they take pride in building their vehicles, but now sideshows are making car shows hard for them.building cars is a hobby . and they say side shows take away from the reasoning behind building unique cars.they formed the bay area alliance tonight basically different car groups came together to try and combat the side show problem. the car scene has gotten a lot of bad publicity because of side shows.they're all now being targeted by police because of their modified cars they want to take attention away from destroying property and causing violenceworking with police and other local authorities to put a stop to the sideshows that are causing havoc on the city. (robin) (robin) the california public
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utilites commission has ordered utility companies to give special protections to those impacted by the north bay firestorm. the c-p-u-c made the orders based on recommendations developed by its staff to help fire victims. communication companies now have to refund their customers during the times their area was devastated by the fire. water companies have to help fire victims resolve unpaid bills. p-g-&-e has been ordered to waive costs to fire victims as
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well. (robin) some big name musicians with bay area roots came together at at a-t-and-t park ... all to help the victims of the north bay firestorm. metallica was the headlining act. 43 people were killed in the fires.. which caused more than seven billion dollars in damage. thousands showed up last night. ... supporting a cause to raise money for fire victims .... and to honor first responders.in between sets ... several big name athletes including joe montana and barry bonds honored some of those heroes ... and remembered those who lost their lives in the fires.
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responded in a big way to help victims of the firestorm . our viewers have donated more than 272-thousand dollars to help our neighbors in the north bay. 238-thousand dollars of donations came from calls during our 'live' telethon with the salvation army last friday. the rest through contributions made on kron4.com. kron four would like to thank everyone who donated. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news...police say they are looking for a group of teens ... after they are caught on camera stealing from a neighborhood.plus ... the shocking new reason why you should wipe down that shopping cart at the grocery store.and wildfires, floods, earthquakes. all disasters that an east bay county is preparing for .. with a new emergency alert system. (robin) and here's a live look outside...at the san mateo bridge. (robin) welcome back.
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checking in on your morning forecast. (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance
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of rain midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 (robin@landing) another big story this morning ...it has been more than 26- years since the deadly 'oakland' firestorm and now with the latest firestorm in
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(robin@landing) another big story this morning ...it has been more than 26- years since the deadly 'oakland' firestorm and now with the latest firestorm in the north bay ...alameda county is taking action with a new alert system ... to warn people when a disaster strikes.. kron 4's gabe slate shows us how it works. sound from - angela robinson piqon / chief of staff,oakland fire departmentangela robinson
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pinyon (pin-young) with the oalkand fire department says daily they get calls from concerned residents in the east bay hills where the 1991 fire took out over 3,500 homes and killed 25 people. sound from - angela robinson piqon / chief of staff,oakland fire departmentit's on the mind of karen klaber, who lost her house in the oakland hills fire. sound from - karen klaber / lost home in oakland hills fire sound from - angela robinson piqon / chief of staff,oakland fire department so for all major cities in the east bay alemeda county officials launched the ac alert system. it's free for residence. you sign up online. provide the area you live in you can your work and kids school too if a fire, a flood, mudslide, earthquake, severe storms.. anything happening that might threaten you you will get emailed, called or text messaged. you can customize the style of alert and opt out anytime. city officials say the system is secure and will protect
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your privacy. sound from - angela robinson piqon / chief of staff,oakland fire departmentin oakland gs kron4 news... (robin)(boxes)happening now.police want your help to trackdown a group of teenagers ... who they say are burglary suspects.they were caught on video stealing items in campbell.kron4's haaziq madyun has the details on the alleged crimes. you are looking at surveillance video of a group of teenagers suspected of being involved in a pair of
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residential burglaries here on el patio court in cambell. burglaries are not unusual in the south bay town but the large number of possible suspects, seven, that is a bit of a surprise says campbell police captain gary bergsot the burglaries took place back on monday october 30th at around 10am. investigators say residential surveillance cameras in the area shows one of the teenagers holding a key piece of evidencesot campbell police say the teens are likely local, randomnly chose to burglarize the two homes, which sit side by side on the quiet block, investigators have limited descriptions of the possible
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suspects other than what you see heresotif you think you recognize someone in these videos campbell police would like to hear from you...in cambell haaziq madyun kron4news (robin) in the east bay ...danville police are are looking for three people connected to a car burglary. the burglary happened on october 20th in the fountain springs area of danville.the suspected thieves were last seen last on surveillance walking into a nordstrom rack in concord. (robin)police are looking into the death of a man who was found lying in the middle of the street in union city. it happened yesterday morning ... just before eleven ... near the corner of allison and lisa drives. officers performed c-p-r ... but the man died at the scene. police believe the victim may
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have been involved in a dispute with family members before they were called. police have not yet released the cause of death... and it is unknown whether foul play is involved. (robin) a man in the south bay was arrested ... accused of inappropriately touching a student at san jose state university. it allegedly happened yesterday around noon.... inside the m-l-k library. police identified the man as javiar coreas. the victim was not physically injured. university police are investigating the incident ... and are currently looking for any other potential victims and or witnesses. (robin)on the heels of veterans day tomorrow ... a new survey shows veterans across the country want a change in medical marijuana policy. kron 4-s washington correspondent drew petrimoulx reports many believe a new direction will save lives. boone cutler, combat veteran: "what woke me up is the day that i reached up in my closet and i grabbed my gun and i pit it to my head."during a recent press conference on capitol hill -- combat veterans told
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passionate stories of marijuana changing their lives. "josh frey, combat veteran: "if it wasnt for medical marijuana i wouldnt be here today."it was organized by the american legion which released the results of a new survey of veterans. it found 92 percent support medical cannabis research -- 82 percent favor legalizing the drug for medical use. drew petrimoulx, reporting: "the american legion is calling on the federal government to reschedule marijuana to a lower classification of drugs. that would allow v-a doctors to talk to their patients about potential benefits and open the door to increased marijuana research. " tennessee congressman steve cohen is cosponsoring a bill aimed at accomplishing those goals. rep. steve cohen, d-tn: "we should be doing as much research as possible and we should be giving people the freedom to have medical marijuana where it's legalized."cohen says it may be difficult to convince the trump administration to agree. in fact -- earlier this year attorney general jeff sessions asked congress to crack down on medical marijuana.the combat veterans who spoke on capitol hill say marijuana eased the mental and physical scars of war. ex-marine boone butler spoke about the first time he tried it. boone cutler, combat veteran:"i
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slept for five hours, five hours. at that time i hadn't slept for five hours in five years."the american legion believes its push is gaining momentum. lawmakers are aiming for hearings on the policy change before the end of the year. in washington, im drew petrimoulx (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... a warning for people rebuilding in the north bay.why they should be wary of fake contractors. (robin) and here's a live look (robin) breaking news out
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of the north bay... a major fire breaks out at a home in cotati. kron 4's lydia pantazas is live with more. lydia?
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(robin) thanks, thanks, (robin)
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(robin)thanks, welcome back. checking
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in on your morning forecast.
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(dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. no major hot spots. bay bridge
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wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza.
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(robin) there is an ongoing hunt in the north bay .... for any 'fake contractors' - who might be trying to exploit fire victims... state authorities want to be sure that those who have lost homes and other property ... do not fall victim. they want people to realize that at a time like this - when theres a lot of money to be made after a disaster -- not everyone who
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offers help is legitimate. to get the word out ...workers from the contractors state license board are putting up signs in the burned out neighborhoods of the north bay. (robin) stephens says people should always be suspicious and ask lots of questions.people should ask to get a contractor's license number - which can then be checked. (robin)(boxes)despite the north bay firestorm severely damaging their santa rosa high school... the cardinal newman football team has made it to the playoffs.kron 4's terisa estacio reports on their focus for tonights game.
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practice was cold and wet and not on their home turf but no one here seemed to mindnikko player, lost his home. yeah, we don't mindsince the tubbs fire erupted burning down half of cardinal newman high school plus thousands of homes including those of 10 players on the football team - the 2018 season has not been an easy one.kyle. i watched my home burn down.and it wasn't just players, but coaches that lost everythinglynn meister, coach. it is gone, but you must have a good attitude. yet - with the team scoring a seat in the first round of the playoffs - come friday night, it has certainly boosted the spirits of everyone.paul , coach it has really helped. football and playing together has united us during this tough time. win or lose it doesn't take away the pain felt by many of the players. will player yeah, it has been tough, emotionalbut a win and an advance and even a chance at the state championship would certainly feel great. nikko. i am optimisticterisa estaciokick off for the game
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friday against kennedy highschool of fremont is and the game is being held at santa rosa high school. (robin) (robin) in the east bay... more
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schools are going to begin testing tap water for lead. schools in richmond will begin testing water next week. east bay mud spent the day yesterday testing water at schools in oakland. at least 7 schools in oakland tested positive for lead earlier this year. the school district says the problem has been fixed but they are having the water tested just to be safe. east bay mud is now offering to test the water at all schools in their service area. (robin) the next time you go to the grocery store... make sure you wipe down the shopping cart. police say it could save your life... but it is not because of the germs. police say drugs like fentanyl can be on the cart and enter your system just by touching your hands. a florida police department issued the warning after a 10-year-old boy in miami died after coming into contact with the drug on a shopping cart. other police departments across the country say the odds of this happening are very slim.. but it is better to be safe than sorry. (robin)still ahead ...how the
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city of san francisco is giving you the tools to help catch distracted drivers.thats next ... on people behaving badly. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. (robin)welcome back.it's a
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problem seen all around ... distracted driving.as stanley roberts reports ... the city of san francisco is now giving you a chance to help catch distracted drivers in this mornings people behaving badly. let's watch this driver sitting in traffic on junipero serra blvd in san francisco, she is finishing up whats left of her meal in a bowl along
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with a spoonnats: ambianceif you did know this is considered distracted driving. nats: ambiance on the same stretch of roadway here is yet another driver stuck staring at his phone also he is sitting in traffic nats: ambiance being distracted, might cause you to drive on the sidewalk nats: ambiance but it even might cause you to get unwanted attention from the san francisco police department, and now every other law abiding citizen.the sfmta is introducing online crowdsourcing to help catch distracted drivers.they want to know the locations so they can begin to target the hot spots nats: ambiance so if you are on van ness and you see people ignoring the no texting
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or hands free law you can go on line and drop a pin nats: ambiance the same if you are chestnut street and see a scoot chilling in the roadway using his cell phone.. instead of doing this would it be safe if you parked on the side of the street and not in the middle of the street (i'm sorry) would it be safer to park than to stop in the middle of the street (ok) alright thank you thank you very much you can drop a pin on the app to help the city compile data anyway after the data has been collected the areas with the most complaints will be saturated with traffic officers who will have chats with the distracted driver so what constitutes a distracted driver? any thing you are doing inside the car other than driving you need to be parked in an aberage parking space with the car in park if you want to particapate, we've placed a link on kron 4 .comby the way the fine for the first offence is 167 dollars, the second it jumps to 267, and the third more than 500 dollars . cleary not worth it in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin)still ahead ... if you have a kid -- they probably have one... and this morning ... there is a serious health concern being raised about certain 'fidget spinners' sold at target. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek.
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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. (robin @landing) a season of disastrous
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hurricanes has ended.but a new report says, millions of americans are still at risk of losing their homes to flooding. as kron4's catherine heenan shows us, the east coast is in the greatest danger. sfxmiami, new york, tampa, fort myers and boston.zillow says those five metropolitan areas have the most to lose from a six=foot seal level rise.miami will suffer the worst, with nearly half a million homes underwater, including more than 80 percent of miami beach ... total loss more than 200=billion dollars. in the new york city area, including long island, 180=thousand homes, 123=billion dollar loss. nationwide, zillow estimates that one point nine million homes could be underwater
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within a few decades ... those homes worth nearly one trillion dollars.here on the west coast, southern californa will suffer the most costly losses:45=hundred homes worth more than seven and a half billion dollars in newport beach.coronado in san diego county, more than two billion. huntington beach, just a bit less.and malibu, where just 247 homes are in peril ... their total value is more than one billion.for unexplained reasons, the zillow report does not mention the bay area. but other scientists have predicted that a six=foot ocean rise will turn parts of richmond into an island and flood the sacramento valley. (robin)(boxes) more reports of sexual harassment in hollywood.... the new york times reports, five women are now accusing comedian loui c-k of sexual misconduct in work- related situations. the allegations involve c-k
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touching himself inappropriately, in front of the women... or asking them if he could do so. one of the accusers says, it happened while they were working on "the chris rock show" in the late 1990's. c-k's publicist says, the comedian will not respond.last nights premier of his new movie was cancelled ... as has an appearance by c-k on "the late show with stephen colber." (robin) four women say alabama republican senate candidate roy moore pursued inappropriate relationships with them when they were teens and he was in his thirties. none of the women say moore forced them into sexual contact with him. but one accuser says she was just 14- years-old when moore, who was 32, initiated a sexual encounter. in a statement, moore's campaign denied the allegations. several senate republicans -- including majority leader mitch mcconnell and arizona senator john mccain -- say that moore must step aside if there is any truth to the allegations. (robin) a warning for
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parents this morning... after a new study reveals high levels of lead .. in 'fidget spinners'. a non-profit group tested two 'fidget spinners' sold at target stores. their lab results showed... the products contained lead levels more than 3- hundred times higher than the federal limit. the group says, it alerted target and the toy's manufacturer-- bull's eye toy. they responded by saying a 'fidget spinner' is technically 'not' a children's toy ... and therefore not subject to legal limits for lead. they cited the consumer product safety commission ... which reiterated that 'fidget spinners' are not classified as toys. (robin) california regulators have officially decided uber and lyft do not have to finger-print their drivers as part of their background checks. the california public utilities commission made the rule official during a meeting in san francisco yesterday. however... both ride-share companies will need to conduct annual screenings of drivers... and will have to use third- party agencies to run background checks. the
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taxi industry had been pushing for uber and lyft drivers to be fingerprinted .... because it is required for taxi drivers. the commission reviewed the case for a year, and says.. fingerprinting does not add a greater level of safety. (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... the top three classic toys ... that just made it into the national toy hall of fame. (robin) and here's a live look outside...from the sutro cam.
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(robin) no major hot spots. bay bridge
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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. (robin@landing ) with the holidays around the corner...parents might be scrambling to find something to buy for their kids. but it might be easier now that the nation's biggest toy fans picked their top three toys. the paper airplane, wiffle ball and the board game "clue" will be inducted into the national toy hall of fame for 20--17. these toys were picked out of twelve finalists for the toy hall of fame. toys have been inducted into the toy hall of fame since 1998.
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and how about this for a christmas gift.adidas has unveiled the official soccer ball for the world cup next summer. the ball will be called... telstar 18. the design is honoring homage to the classic white and black balls used in the 1970 and 1974 world cup finals. adidas is selling the ball for 165 dollars. the u-s men's national soccer team lost a qualifying match ... and will not be in russia for the world cup. (robin) coming up in the next hour... we are tracking the rain in the bay area and the storm today.and breaking news about a house fire in cotati.we'll have the details in a live report. (robin)coming up... the kron 4
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( james ) this morning we are
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tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( 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)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds
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sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) breaking news we are following this morning... a duplex catches fire in the north bay.( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes was first on scene. she is live in cotati this morning with the details. lydia what do we know. ( lydia ) i came across this fire will on my way to santa rosa. the flames are out now. a neighbor and i knocked on the door to make sure there was nobody inside, here is video of the fire. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back through
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out the morning.
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( james ) some big name musicians with bay area roots came together at a-t-and-t park ... all to help the victims of the north bay firestorm. metallica was the headlining act. 43 people were killed in the fires.. which caused more than seven billion dollars in damage. thousands showed up last night. ... supporting a cause to raise money for fire victims .... and to honor first responders. in between sets ... several big name athletes including joe montana and barry bonds honored some of those heroes ... and remembered those who
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lost their lives in the fires. ( james ) in the east bay... alameda county has unveiled a new emergency alert system. the new system is free for everyone who lives in the area. you can sign up online and if there is a flood... mudslide... fire... earthquake or severe weather you will get an alert sent to your phone or email. you can customize the type of alert that you want. we have a link to the page where you can sign up on our website...at kron 4 dot com. ( darya ) in the north bay... police arrest a man with a gun near a middle school. police say the gun was not loaded. it happened at hall middle school in larkspur. district officials called police to report a man on campus who was not supposed to be there. police tracked the man down and found the gun in his backpack. there was no ammunition and the man was arrested and booked on charges of having a gun on school grounds. police say this case is not related to the recent shooting threats at
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redwood high school. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for the man who robbed a bank in brentwood. it happened at the bank of agriculture and commerce on first street. a man walked into the bank with a gun... demanded the money and took off. he was last seen running on first street towards diablo alley. nobody was injured in the robbery. police do not have a detailed description of the thief. ( james ) san francisco... has suspended the entertainment permit of an excelsior district bar... where a deadly shooting happened in may. the suspension will last 30 days at the request of the district supervisor. la oficina...located on missions street... was the scene of a shooting that killed 30-year- old alvaro palma. security guard david sanches ...was arrested and charged for the shooting. he is still behind bars this morning with bail set at 10 million dollars. ( james ) in the south bay... a family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of santa clara after a man was shot and killed by an officer.( darya ) will tran is here with the details on the lawsuit.
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( will ) police have released the body camera footage from the night of the shooting. it happened back on march 9th. according to the district attorney's investigation... jesus geney- montez charged toward the officer with his hand up. the d-a's office says that the officer had reason to use force. the officer originaly said that he thought that geney-montez was armed. it turned out he was not. the video also appears to show a fence between geney-montez and the officer. ( will ) the family has also filed a lawsuit against the officer. santa clara police said they agree with the d-a's findings. back to you.
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( darya ) the defense rests in the trial of the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. jose garcia zarate is accused of murdering steinle along pier- 14 back in 20-15. the defense has argued that the shooting was an accident. they say the gun went off when garcia zarate picked up. the prosecution is set to call a rebuttal witness on monday. closing arguments are set for a week later on november 20th. the case will then be turned over to the jury. ( darya ) in the south bay... a group of car enthusiasts in the south bay say they are tired of the sideshows in san jose. now they are taking matters into their own hands. the group says the sideshows are making car shows harder for them. now different car groups have come together to form a bay area alliance to combat the problem. they say because of the sideshows all car groups are being targeted by
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police. the new alliance says they plan on working with police to track down people responsible for the sideshows. ( james ) happening now: danville police are are looking for these three people connected to a car burglary. the burglary happened back on october 20th in the fountain springs area of danville. police have just released this image. the three were last seen last on surveillance video walking into a nordstrom rack in concord. ( james ) happening today... a family who was the victim of a mobile home fire in san jose will get a new home. back in august a fire at the golden wheel mobile home park in san jose killed a man and two young girls. a week after the fire.. two people agreed to buy a new mobile home for the family. today the family will be welcomed back into that home. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... there is a new list of the top schools in california. the number one school is in the bay area... but it is probably not what you think. and
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later... a warning from police about your shopping carts. why they say just touching one could be deadly. and after the break... a group of teenagers wanted by police in the south bay. the crime police say this video proves.( dave ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am ( robin )coming uparea forecast check your bay and i will ( dave )video proves.police say this the crime south bay.police in the today we're out here to test people's knowledge about type 2 diabetes. so you have type 2 diabetes? yes i do. true or false... type 2 diabetes more than doubles your chance of dying from a cardiovascular event, like a heart attack or a stroke. that can't be true, can it? actually, it is true. and with heart disease, your risk is even higher. in fact, cardiovascular disease is the #1 cause of death for
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adults with type 2 diabetes and heart disease. but there is good news. jardiance is the only type 2 diabetes pill with a lifesaving cardiovascular benefit. jardiance is proven to both significantly reduce the chance of dying from a cardiovascular event in adults who have type 2 diabetes and heart disease and lower your a1c. that's good to know. jardiance can cause serious side effects including dehydration. this may cause you to feel dizzy, faint, or lightheaded, or weak upon standing. ketoacidosis is a serious side effect that may be fatal. symptoms include nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, tiredness, and trouble breathing. stop taking jardiance and call your doctor right away if you have symptoms of ketoacidosis or an allergic reaction. symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, swelling, and difficulty breathing or swallowing. do not take jardiance if you are on dialysis or have severe kidney problems. other side effects are sudden kidney problems, genital yeast infections, increased bad cholesterol, and urinary tract infections, which may be serious. taking jardiance with a sulfonylurea or insulin may cause low blood sugar. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions.
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isn't it time to talk to your doctor about jardiance? absolutely. ask your doctor about jardiance. and get to the heart of what matters. ( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron 4 morning news. let's get a check of the forecast.
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(dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 no major hot spots. bay bridge
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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. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for a group of teenagers ... who they say burglarize a home in the south bay.( james ) it happened in campbell and they were caught on camera. kron 4's haaziq madyun has the details.
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you are looking at surveillance video of a group of teenagers suspected of being involved in a pair of residential burglaries here on el patio court in cambell. burglaries are not unusual in the south bay town but the large number of possible suspects, seven, that is a bit of a surprise says campbell police captain gary bergsot the burglaries took place back on monday october 30th at around 10am. investigators say residential surveillance cameras in the area shows one of the teenagers holding a key piece of evidencesot campbell police say the teens are likely local, randomnly chose to burglarize the two homes, which sit side by side
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on the quiet block, investigators have limited descriptions of the possible suspects other than what you see heresotif you think you recognize someone in these videos campbell police would like to hear from you...in cambell haaziq madyun kron4news ( james ) santa clara county has approved a proposal to build a mental health facility for kids. it will be built at valley medical center in san jose. the county board of supervisors says they had the support of more than two dozen parents and educators. according to one supervisor... nearly 20 children per day are hospitalized in santa clara county because of psychiatric emergencies. there is no word on when the facility will open. the board still has
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to approve the construction plans. that process could take up to six months. ( james ) happening today... people all across the bay area can rent a "ford go bike" for free. all day long... can take a bike from bike stations all across the bay area and return them to another station. the stations are spread all across san francisco... san jose and parts of the east bay. ( james ) two bay area colleges top the list for people who make the most money after graduation. and the top school on the list is not one that you would expect. samuel merritt university in oakland came in at number one. the study found that 10 years after graduating former students made an average of more than 106-thousand dollars. stanford came in at number 2 on the list. graduates there made just over 85-thousand dollars. also in the top 5 were two southern california schools and the california state maritime university... which is located near vallejo. santa clara
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university was number ten on the list. the study only included students who had federal student loans. ( darya ) the next time you go to the grocery store... make sure you wipe down the shopping cart. police say it could save your life... but it is not because of the germs. police say drugs like fentanyl an be on the cart and enter your system just by touching your hands. a florida police department issued the warning after a 10-year-old boy in miami died after coming into contact with the drug on a shopping cart. other police departments across the country say the odds of this happening are very slim.. but it is better to be safe than sorry. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... more east bay schools will be
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testing water at schools for lead. we will tell you which school district is being tested next. and next... a warning for parents... a popular toy could be toxic. we'll explain after the break. and here's a live look
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this is what i make... honey bunches of oats. it's crispy sweetened flakes, plus crunchy granola clusters, plus a touch of honey. it is 'mmmm', is good! it all adds up to a mouthful of joy. honey bunches of oats. have you tried it yet? ( robin )
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) a warning for parents this morning... after a new study reveals high levels of lead .. in 'fidget spinners'.( james ) the non-profit group- the
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cal-p-i-r-g education fund... tested two 'fidget spinners' sold at target stores. this is one of them.( darya ) their lab results showed... the products contained lead levels more than 3- hundred times higher than the federal limit. the group says, it alerted target and the toy's manufacturer-- bull's eye toy.( james ) the groups says that both responded by saying a 'fidget spinner' is technically 'not' a children's toy ... and therefore not subject to legal limits for lead. they cited the consumer product safety commission ... which reiterated that 'fidget spinners' are not classified as toys. ( darya ) and three classic toys have just been inducted into the toy hall of fame. they are the paper airplane... the wiffle ball and the board game "clue." ( james ) these toys were
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picked out of twelve finalists for the toy hall of fame. toys have been inducted into the toy hall of fame since 1998. ( james ) coming up there is some good news in the wake of the north bay fire storm. see how a school that was damaged by the fires is bouncing back. ( dave ) your bay area forecast is next. .
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us
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say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing. ( james ) this morning we
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are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday
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into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. . richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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( james ) in the east bay... more schools are going to begin testing tap water for lead. schools in richmond will begin testing water next week. east bay mud spent the day yesterday testing water at schools in oakland. at least 7 schools in oakland tested positive for lead earlier this year. the school district says the problem has been fixed but they are having the water tested just to be safe. east bay mud is now offering to test the water at all school in their service ( james ) also in the east bay... a man died after he was found lying in the middle of the street in union city... it happened yesterday morning near the corner of allison and lisa drives. officers performed c-p-r... but the man died at the scene. police believe the victim may have been involved in a dispute with family members before they were called. police have not yet released the cause of death... and it is unknown whether foul play
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is involved. ( darya ) in the south bay... a man is arrested... accused of inappropriately touching a student at san jose state university. it happened yesterday.... inside the m-l-k library. police identified the suspect as javiar coreas. the victim was not physically injured. university police are investigating the incident... and are currently looking for any other potential victims or witnesses. ( darya ) happening now in the north bay... police in novato are investigating a death that they are calling suspicious. the investigation started yesterday afternoon on holstrom circle. they have not released any other information on the victim or the investigation. they do ánot believe that there is a current threat to the community. ( darya ) and police in the south bay are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station. the thief is still on the loose. it happened the gas station on saratoga avenue and bucknell road in saratoga. police say the thief showed the clerk a gun. it is not
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clear what the thief took. the person was last seen on bucknell road getting into a silver honda with no license plates. ( james ) another lawsuit has been filed against p-g- and-e in connection to the deadly north bay fire storm. the lawsuit was filed in san francisco for the family of a couple who died in the wildfire in mendocino county. the suit claims the p-g-and e failed to maintain equipment and that may have sparked the fire. so far 17 people have filed lawsuits against p-g-and-e for the fires. investigators have not determined what caused the fires. 43 people died in the fires... 23 of them were in sonoma county. ( james ) the california public utilites commission has now ordered utility companies to give special protections to customers affected by the north bay firestorm. the c-p-u-c made the orders based on recommendations developed by its staff. communication companies now have to refund their customers during the times their area was devastated by the fire. water companies have to help
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fire victims resolve unpaid bills. p-g-and-e has also been ordered to waive some costs to fire victims. ( darya ) and in the wake of the deadly fires... there is some good news for students of one school that was seriously damaged by the fires. ( james ) will tran is here with the details. will. ( will ) several players on the cardinal newman high school football team lost their homes in the north bay fires. and the school was badly damaged. but despite all that... the football team is headed to the playoffs. on newman's campus...a big chain linked fence blocks out students and staff from certain parts of campus. practice now takes place at a nearby high school. students are attending classes at several other schools in the community. they don't know when they'll be to share classes again.... but they're all together when it comes to football.
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school is trying to give them the most they can get out of their senior year.>( will ) cardinal newman's first playoff game is tonight... at santa rosa high school. they'll face fremont's kennedy high school. ( darya ) in the south bay... 12 people are without a home this morning .... including three children... after a fire broke out at a townhouse in san jose. it happened yesterday morning... on don seville court. people in the townhouse had already evacuated the buildings by the time firefighters got there. fire crews were able to put out the blaze about an hour later. no one was injured in the fire... the cause is still under ( darya ) coming up on the kron four morning news... see the nation award given to an east bay school. and after the break... it was a rough year for the giants... but another player is bringing home a trophy the big award that buster posey to his resume.(
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dave ) and i will check your bay what are you doing? watching this breath savers protect mint neutralize the plaque acids in my mouth. i can't see anything! that's because it's working so hard. hey, what are you guys doing? karen. we're neutralizing. maybe i want to neutralize. you ever think of that? ( robin )
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. no delays across the golden gate rbidge on 101 ( james ) to bay area ( james ) to bay area baseball...
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it was a rough year for the san francisco giants but buster posey is now the second player to be honored with an offseason award.( darya ) posey was awarded his 4th silver slugger award. the award goes to the best hitting catcher in the national league each year.( james ) the giants tweeted out this video to congratulate posey. it is the second award for a giants player this year. earlier this week brandon crawford won a gold glove award. ( darya ) in entertainment news... get ready for more star wars... disney has announced that there will be a new star wars trilogy with different characters once the trilogy is done.( james ) it will be separate from the luke
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skywalker storyline. there is no word on a possible release date. the latest star wars movie... "the last jedi" comes out next month. (dave) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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it all started when sophia stopped into marshalls and found a mug for surprisingly little green. she paired that with some succulents. and suddenly something clicked. that surprise led to a stylish wood mirror, soothing lavender oils, a party llama... or is that an alpaca? super soft towels, and an enchanting vase
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that magically tied it all together. she arranged it all into the greatest guest bathroom ever. did sophia expect to get so much bang for so few bucks? no. but great things happen when you choose surprise. marshalls. your surprise is waiting. but great things happen when you choose surprise. how do they clean the toilet, grin at it? (laughs) stop laughing. the stomach flu is not funny. get a cleaner with bleach in it. good, you can smile now. clorox means clean. ( james )( darya )( robin )
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checking bay area roads before you head out the door.. 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
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(dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek.
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( darya ) in national news... mmore reports of sexual harassment in hollywood.... the new york times reports that five women are now accusing comedian louis c-k of sexual misconduct in work-related situations. the allegations involve c-k exposing himself in front of the women... or asking them if
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he could do so. one of the accusers says it happened while they were working on "the chris rock show" in the late 90's. c-k's publicist says the comedian will not respond. last night's premier of his new movie "i love you, daddy" was ( darya ) four women say alabama republican senate candidate roy moore pursued inappropriate relationships with them when they were teens and he was in his thirties. one of the accusers says she was just 14-years-old when moore... who was 32... initiated a sexual encounter. in a statement, moore's campaign denied the allegations. several senate republicans -- including majority leader mitch mcconnell and arizona senator john mccain -- say that moore must step aside if there is any truth to the allegations. alabama's special election to fill the senate seat vacated by atorney general jeff sessions is set for next ( james ) happening
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today... president trump is in vietnam where he could meet face to face with russian president vladimir putin. both world leaders will be in vietnam as part of a summit. u-s officials say nothing formal has been scheduled. some critics say president trump hasn't come down hard enough on putin for russia's interference in the 2016 election. earlier this week the president said that he would like putin's help confronting north korea about their nuclear program. ( darya ) a youth outreach program in oakland is now being recognized for its efforts.( james ) the destiny arts youth performance company received a national award. the group aims to inspire and create social change through performing arts. it was among dozens of groups across the country ... that received the national arts and humanities youth program award. that is the highest honor for programs of this type. the group has been working with young people in oakland for 25 years.
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( james ) the city of san francisco is now giving you a chance to track and report unsafe drivers.( darya ) kron 4's stanley roberts show us in this edition of people behaving badly. let's watch this driver sitting in traffic on junipero serra blvd in san francisco, she is finishing up whats left of her meal in a bowl along with a spoonnats: ambianceif you did know this is considered distracted driving. nats: ambiance on the same stretch of roadway here is yet another driver stuck staring at his phone also he is sitting in traffic nats: ambiance being distracted, might cause you to drive on the sidewalk nats: ambiance but it even might cause you to get unwanted attention from the san francisco police department, and now every other law
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abiding citizen.the sfmta is introducing online crowdsourcing to help catch distracted drivers.they want to know the locations so they can begin to target the hot spots nats: ambiance so if you are on van ness and you see people ignoring the no texting or hands free law you can go on line and drop a pin nats: ambiance the same if you are chestnut street and see a scoot chilling in the roadway using his cell phone.. instead of doing this would it be safe if you parked on the side of the street and not in the middle of the street (i'm sorry) would it be safer to park than to stop in the middle of the street (ok) alright thank you thank you very much you can drop a pin on the app to help the city compile data anyway after the data has been collected the areas with the most complaints will be saturated with traffic officers who will have chats with the distracted driver so what constitutes a distracted driver? any thing you are doing inside the car other than driving you need to be parked in an aberage parking space with the car in park if you want to particapate, we've placed a link on kron 4 .comby the way the fine for the first offence is 167 dollars, the second it jumps to 267, and the third more than 500 dollars . cleary not worth it in san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news
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( james ) coming up on the kron four morning news... two new movies hit the theaters this weekend. we have a preview coming up after the
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women are amazing. our bodies grow babies... ...we run marathons... ...companies... ...solve problems. how? we eat. we eat almonds... ...strawberries... ...quinoa. and yeah...we eat chocolate. ♪ we eat in sweatpants... ...in skirts.
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we eat alone... ...and together. women are strong. we eat, and we own it. special k. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101.golden gate bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. ( darya ) two new movies will
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challenge thor for the top spot at the box office this weekend.( james ) david daniel has a preview. "you're the world-famous detective, hercule poirot. avenger of the innocent -- is that what they call you in the papers?""and you are inocent?" (nat-laugh) "you're fun." kenneth branagh directs and stars in agatha christie's "murder on the orient express." the ensemble mystery with a star-studded cast is getting decent reviews, and analysts say it could open with up to 25-million dollars -- about half what "thor: ragnarok" figures to make in its second weekend.(nat-phone rings) "hello? grandpa kurt?" there are also plenty of familiar faces in "daddy's home two." box office watchers are predicting a debut anywhere from the low 20- millions to the low 30- millions... so together, the comedy sequel and "orient
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express" might rival "ragnarok" in ticket sales this weekend. in hollywood, i'm david daniel. ( james ) this morning we are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( james ) this morning we
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are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north
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bay. ( 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)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) ( james ) in the north
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bay... the city of santa rosa will hold two fairs this weekend focused on debris removal for people cleaning-up after the devastating wildfires. ( darya ) will tran is here with the details on how you can get help. will. ( will ) if your home was destroyed by the wildfires you're encouraged to attend this event experts will be on hand to answer any questions you may have regarding the removal of the debris. you can see
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some video of the aftermath of the deadly firestorm. and some of the efforts to start the clean up of the debris. the first event is set for tomorrow morning. starting at 10 and lasting until noon at the utilities field office in santa rosa. then again sunday morning from 11 to 3 at the santa rosa veterans building. (will) i'm sure the experts will also address "fake contractors"... and how to spot them.. what to ask... how to make sure you're not victimized by them. on thursday i met an investigator with the state who told me a
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legitimate contractor will also display their business license and answer all your questions. this is important because if you're scammed it could set you back not just in money.. which is awful.. but delay the recovering and rebuilding process we've also posted this information on our website at kron4.com. kron 4's lydia pantazas will have more details in a live report coming up in about 30 minutes. ( james ) some big name musicians with bay area roots came together at a-t-and-t park ... all to help the victims of the north bay firestorm. metallica was the headlining act. 43 people were killed in the fires.. which caused more than seven billion dollars in damage. thousands showed
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up last night. ... supporting a cause to raise money for fire victims .... and to honor first responders. in between sets ... several big name athletes including joe montana and barry bonds honored some of those heroes ... and remembered those who lost their lives in the fires. ( james ) in the east bay... alameda county has unveiled a new emergency alert system. the new system is free for everyone who lives in the area. you can sign up online and if there is a flood... mudslide... fire... earthquake or severe weather you will get an alert sent to your phone or email. you can customize the type of alert that you want. we have a link to the page where you can sign up on our website...at kron 4 dot com. ( darya ) in the north bay... police arrest a man with a gun near a middle school. police say the gun was not loaded. it happened at hall middle school in larkspur. district officials called police to
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report a man on campus who was not supposed to be there. police tracked the man down and found the gun in his backpack. there was no ammunition and the man was arrested and booked on charges of having a gun on school grounds. police say this case is not related to the recent shooting threats at redwood high school. ( darya ) happening now... police are looking for the man who robbed a bank in brentwood. it happened at the bank of agriculture and commerce on first street. a man walked into the bank with a gun... demanded the money and took off. he was last seen running on first street towards diablo alley. nobody was injured in the robbery. police do not have a detailed description of the thief. ( james ) san francisco... has suspended the entertainment permit of an excelsior district bar... where a deadly shooting happened in may. the suspension will last 30 days at the request of the district supervisor. la oficina...located on missions street... was the scene of a shooting that killed 30-year- old alvaro palma. security
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guard david sanches ...was arrested and charged for the shooting. he is still behind bars this morning with bail set at 10 million dollars. ( james ) in the south bay... a family has filed a civil rights lawsuit against the city of santa clara after a man was shot and killed by an officer. police have released the body camera footage from the night of the shooting. it happened back on march 9th. according to the district attorney's investigation... jesus geney- montez charged toward the officer with his hand up. the d-a's office says that the officer had reason to use force. the officer originaly said that he thought that geney-montez was armed. it turned out he was not. the video also appears to show a fence between geney-montez and the officer. ( james ) the family has
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also filed a lawsuit against the officer. santa clara police said they agree with the d-a's findings. back to you. ( darya ) the defense rests in the trial of the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco. jose garcia zarate is accused of murdering steinle along pier- 14 back in 20-15. the defense has argued that the shooting was an accident. they say the gun went off when garcia zarate picked up. the prosecution is set to call a rebuttal witness on monday. closing arguments are set for a week later on november 20th. the case will then be turned over to the jury. ( darya ) in the south bay... a group of car enthusiasts in the south bay say they are tired of the sideshows in san jose. now they are taking matters into their own hands. the group says the sideshows are making car shows harder for them.
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now different car groups have come together to form a bay area alliance to combat the problem. they say because of the sideshows all car groups are being targeted by police. the new alliance says they plan on working with police to track down people responsible for the sideshows. ( james ) in the south bay... 12 people are without a home this morning .... including three children... after a fire broke out at a townhouse in san jose. it happened yesterday morning... on don seville court. people in the townhouse had already evacuated the buildings by the time firefighters got there. fire crews were able to put out the blaze about an hour later. no one was injured in the fire... the cause is still under investigation. ( darya ) the california public utilites commission has now ordered utility companies to give special protections to customers affected by the north bay firestorm. the c-p-u-c made the orders based on recommendations developed by its staff. communication companies now
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have to refund their customers during the times their area was devastated by the fire. water companies have to help fire victims resolve unpaid bills. p-g-and-e has also been ordered to waive some costs to fire victims. ( darya ) happening now: danville police are are looking for these three people connected to a car burglary. the burglary happened back on october 20th in the fountain springs area of danville. police have just released this image. the three were last seen last on surveillance video walking into a nordstrom rack in concord. ( james ) happening today... a family who was the victim of a mobile home fire in san jose will get a new home. back in august a fire at the golden wheel mobile home park in san jose killed a man and two young girls. a week after the fire.. two people agreed to buy a new mobile home for the family. today the family will be welcomed back into that home. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... there is a new list of the top
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schools in california. the number one school is in the bay area... but it is probably not what you think. and later... a warning from police about your shopping carts. why they say just touching one could be deadly. and after the break... a group of teenagers wanted by police in the south bay. and it is all caught on camera.( dave ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up ( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. .
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( james ) take a look at this... the rain in the bay area means snow in the sierra. this is new video from carson pass on state-route-88 near kirkwood. you can see how much snow has fallen in the area. if you want to see when the resorts in tahoe are opening their slopes-- go to our website at kron-4-dot-com. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron 4 morning
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news. let's get a check of the forecast. (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance
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of rain midweek. no major hot spots. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 major hot spot nb 101
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embarcadero accident blocking three lanes. bay bridge wb 80
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is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. ( darya ) happening now...
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police are looking for a group of teenagers ... who they say burglarize a home in the south bay.( james ) it happened in campbell and they were caught on camera. kron 4's haaziq madyun has the details. you are looking at surveillance video of a group of teenagers suspected of being involved in a pair of residential burglaries here on el patio court in cambell. burglaries are not unusual in the south bay town but the large number of possible suspects, seven, that is a bit of a surprise says campbell police captain gary bergsot
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whole">the burglaries took place back on monday october 30th at around 10am. investigators say residential surveillance cameras in the area shows one of the teenagers holding a key piece of evidencesot campbell police say the teens are likely local, randomnly chose to burglarize the two homes, which sit side by side on the quiet block, investigators have limited descriptions of the possible suspects other than what you see heresotif you think you recognize someone in these videos campbell police would like to hear from you...in cambell haaziq madyun kron4news ( james ) happening today... people all across the bay area can rent a "ford go bike" for free. all day long... can take a bike from bike stations all across the bay area and return them to another station. the stations are spread all across san francisco... san jose and
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parts of the east bay. ( james ) two bay area colleges top the list for people who make the most money after graduation. and the top school on the list is not one that you would expect. samuel merritt university in oakland came in at number one. the study found that 10 years after graduating former students made an average of more than 106-thousand dollars. stanford came in at number 2 on the list. graduates there made just over 85-thousand dollars. also in the top 5 were two southern california schools and the california state maritime university... which is located near vallejo. santa clara university was number ten on the list. the study only included students who had federal student loans. ( darya ) the next time you go to the grocery store... make sure you wipe down the shopping cart. police say it could save your life... but it is not because of the germs. police say drugs like fentanyl an be on the cart and enter your system just by touching your hands. a
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florida police department issued the warning after a 10-year-old boy in miami died after coming into contact with the drug on a shopping cart. other police departments across the country say the odds of this happening are very slim.. but it is better to be safe than sorry. ( darya ) amazon plans to sell more of its products at whole foods. the online retailer has announced it will start selling its kindles, fire tablets and other amazon products at whole foods. amazon has already been selling its voice-activated echoes there. you may remember amazon bought whole foods this summer. amazon has also been opening dozens of brick and mortar bookstores including businesses in san jose and walnut creek. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... more east bay schools will be testing water at schools for lead. we will tell you which school district is being tested next. and after the break... why more girls in the classroom improves the grades
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of boys. ( james ) and here's a live look outside at 101 in san rafael.
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major hot spot nb 101 embarcadero accident blocking three lanes. ( james ) having more ( james ) ( james ) having more girls in a classroom can make boys smarter. the reason? it motivates them to do better.( darya ) researchers have found in
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schools that have more then 60 percent girls, test scores were significantly higher. adding girls have higher concentration levels and motivation to do well. creating a positive influence in the classroom, which encourages boys to do better as well.( james ) researchers also say chools that foucs on teaching students things like communication, critical thinking do better then schools that simply teach students how to memorize facts. (dave) and i'm tracking your morning forecast. what to expect as you head out the door right after the break.
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here's a live look at 101 in san rafael ( james ) this morning we are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds
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sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. major hot spot nb 101 embarcadero accident blocking three lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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major hot spot nb 101 embarcadero accident blocking three lanes. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) in the north
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bay... a third day of rain is hampering the clean-up efforts in santa rosa. ( james ) kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in the fountain grove area with more. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you the morning.
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( james ) in the east bay... more schools are going to begin testing tap water for lead. schools in richmond will begin testing water next week. east bay mud spent the day yesterday testing water at schools in oakland. at least 7 schools in oakland tested positive for lead earlier this year. the school district says the problem has been fixed but they are having the water tested just to be safe. east bay mud is now offering to test the water at all school in their service area. ( james ) also in the east bay... a man died after he was found lying in the middle of the street in union city... it happened yesterday morning near the corner of allison and lisa drives. officers performed c-p-r... but the man died at the scene. police believe the victim may have been involved in a dispute with family members before they were called. police have not yet released the cause of death... and it is unknown whether foul play is involved. ( darya ) in the south
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bay... a man is arrested... accused of inappropriately touching a student at san jose state university. it happened yesterday.... inside the m-l-k library. police identified the suspect as javiar coreas. the victim was not physically injured. university police are investigating the incident... and are currently any other potential victims or witnesses. ( darya ) happening now in the north bay... police in novato are investigating a death that they are calling suspicious. the investigation started yesterday afternoon on holstrom circle. they have not released any other information on the victim or the investigation. they do ánot believe that there is a current threat to the community. ( darya ) and police in the south bay are investigating an armed robbery at a gas station. the thief is still on the loose. it happened the gas station on saratoga avenue and bucknell road in saratoga. police say the thief showed the clerk a gun. it is not clear what the thief took.
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the person was last seen on bucknell road getting into a silver honda with no license plates. ( james ) another lawsuit has been filed against p-g- and-e in connection to the deadly north bay fire storm. the lawsuit was filed in san francisco for the family of a couple who died in the wildfire in mendocino county. the suit claims the p-g-and e failed to maintain equipment and that may have sparked the fire. so far 17 people have filed lawsuits against p-g-and-e for the fires. investigators have not determined what caused the fires. 43 people died in the fires... 23 of them were in sonoma county. ( darya ) another big story we are following this morning... california regulators overnight adopted new safety rules for uber and lyft that will not require their drivers be fingerprinted. ( james ) some safety experts are not happy. will tran is here with the details. will. (will @ landing) the regulators are giving a thumbs down to finger printing...
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believing it would not add an extra layer of security. the california utilities commission made the rule official during a meeting in san francisco. the taxi industry had been pushing for uber and lyft drivers to be fingerprinted because it is required for taxi drivers. people in the taxi industry are calling the decision a mistake. ( darya ) ( darya ) there is some good news
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for students of one school that was seriously damaged by the fires. the cardinal newman high school football team is headed to the playoffs. several players on the team lost their homes in the north bay firestorm. and the school was badly damaged. on newman's campus...an enormous chain linked fence blocks out students and staff from certain parts of campus. practice now takes place at a nearby high school. students are attending classes at several other schools in the community. the time table for when these players will share classes again... is uncertain . but they're all together when it comes to football.
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their senior year.>( darya ) cardinal newman's first playoff game is tonight... at santa rosa high school. the opponent is fremont's kennedy high school. ( james ) coming up on the kron four morning news... see the national award given to an east bay school. and after the break... it was a rough year for the giants... but another player is bringing home a trophy the big award that buster posey can now add to his resume. and after the break... how alcohol can increase your risk of cancer. ( dave ) and i will check your bay area forecast coming up( robin ) and i am tracking you commute after the break. . .
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( ♪ ) more people shop online for the holidays than ever before. (clapping) and the united states postal service delivers more of those purchases to homes than anyone else in the country. ( ♪ ) because we know, even the smallest things are sometimes the biggest.
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even the smallest things honey bunches of oats. it's crispy sweetened flakes, plus crunchy granola clusters, plus a touch of honey. it is 'mmmm', is good! it all adds up to a mouthful of joy. honey bunches of oats. have you tried it yet? ( darya ) for your health... the nation's top cancer doctors are now saying that even one alcoholic drink a day may increase a person's chances of cancer.( james ) experts say that drinking even a little bit can increase
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a woman's risk of breast cancer. alcohol can cause an increase of estrogen. that's the essential hormone connected to the development of breast tissue which could affect the risk of breast cancer.( darya ) people who consume roughly three-and-a-half drinks or more a day are two to three times more likely to develop certain head and neck cancers and liver cancer.
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( james ) here's a live look at 101 in san rafael ( james ) this morning we are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain
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making its way to the north bay. ( james )( darya ) welcome back to the morning news. let's get a check of the forecast. (dave)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry and seasonable on saturday. increasing clouds sunday ahead of the next front leading to a chance of north
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bay light rain later sunday into monday. drying trend tuesday with another chance of rain midweek. major hot spot nb 101 embarcadero accident
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blocking three lanes. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. wb 580 slow from richmond pkwy.
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( james ) to bay area baseball... it was a rough year for the san francisco giants but buster posey is now the second player to be honored with an offseason award. posey was awarded his 4th silver slugger award... for being the best hitting catcher in the national league this year. the giants tweeted out this video to congratulate him. it is the second award for a giants player this year. earlier this week brandon crawford won a gold glove award. ( james ) we're learning more about the severe brain damage suffered by former new england patriots player aaron hernandez.( darya ) doctors are now saying hernandez's brain damage was the worst they'd ever seen in someone so young. they also say hernandez suffered severe damage to parts of the brain that play an important role in memory, impulse control and behavior.( james ) the researcher says she can't say whether his behavior was a result of what's known
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as c-t-e. but there was substantial damage to several important parts of the brain, including the frontal lobe. the c-t-e is likely from the repeated concussions hernandez suffered while playing football. his attorneys have sued the n-f-l and the football helmet maker 'riddell' accusing them of failing to warn hernandez about the dangers of football. he was only 27 when he committed suicide in prison. ( darya ) in national news... mmore reports of sexual harassment in hollywood.... the new york times reports that five women are now accusing comedian louis c-k of sexual misconduct in work-related situations. the allegations involve c-k exposing himself in front of the women... or asking them if he could do so. one of the accusers says it happened while they were working on "the chris rock show" in the late 90's. c-k's publicist says the comedian will not respond. last night's premier of his new movie "i love you, daddy" was canceled. ( darya ) four women say
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alabama republican senate candidate roy moore pursued inappropriate relationships with them when they were teens and he was in his thirties. one of the accusers says she was just 14-years-old when moore... who was 32... initiated a sexual encounter. in a statement, moore's campaign denied the allegations. several senate republicans -- including majority leader mitch mcconnell and arizona senator john mccain -- say that moore must step aside if there is any truth to the allegations. alabama's special election to fill the senate seat vacated by atorney general jeff sessions is set for next month. ( james ) happening today... president trump is in vietnam where he could meet face to face with russian president vladimir putin. both world leaders will be in vietnam as part of a summit. u-s officials say nothing formal has been scheduled. some critics say president trump hasn't come down hard enough on putin for russia's interference in the 2016 election. earlier this
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week the president said that he would like putin's help confronting north korea about their nuclear program. ( james ) in entertainment news... get ready for more star wars... disney has announced that there will be a new star wars trilogy with different characters once the current trilogy is done. it will be separate from the luke skywalker storyline. there is no word on a possible release date. the latest star wars movie... "the last jedi" comes out next month. (james) james adlib big board. ( james ) this year's
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rockefeller center christmas tree is headed out on a truck to the new york city.( darya ) the 75-foot, 13-ton spruce tree was chopped down yesterday moring. take a look. the giant tree was growing in a pennsylvania man's backyard. back in 2010, he found out he had a christmas gem growing in his yard.( james ) after seven years of caring for the tree it's living out its destiny. once in new york the tree will be covered with over 50- thousand multi-colored l-e-d lights. it will be officially lit on november 29th -- and stay on display until january seventh. ( darya ) cowboys star
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running back, ezekiel elliott's six game suspension is back on. the second circuit has denied elliot request for injuction. terminating his stay from earlier this month. he will start his suspension this sunday against the falcons. elliott's next court hearing is scheduled for december first. meaning he won't be allowed to play for the next six games. ( darya ) coming up on gary's world... richard sherman is injured, and so are half a dozen other seahawks. highlighting his argument that thursday night football is a poop fest. and a former 49er is in dunken donut heaven. why he sees dollar signs he looks at the gronk. ( james ) this morning we are tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( james )
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tracking the rain. taking a live look at storm tracker 4 radar. the rain making its way to the north bay. ( james ) and here's a live look outside at 101 in san rafael where the roads are
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wet. (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)a few showers today, mainly over the north bay should end by this evening. dry

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