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good morning and thanks for joining us for the kron 4 morning news.im robin winston. lets start this morning with a check on weather and traffic. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day
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wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is 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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (robin)(boxes) police have (boxes) police have released a
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new description of the hit-and- run driver wanted for killing this single mother. it happened in south san fransco on saturday. the mother was crossing el camino real -- right near south spruce avenue. kron4's spencer blake has an update on the investigation. the intersection of el camino real and hazlewood in south san francisco has plenty going on, especially at night."it's a very dangerous area here." this is the spot where teresa gonzales was hit by a car late saturday night,she ultimately died in the hospital, and the man who hit her, never stopped.
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now police know about more about who they're looking for. they say he's a white man in his thirties who's about five-foot-eight to five-foot ten and 220 pounds.witnesses described him as having a pencil mustache and a short, faded haircut.people in the area know this spot can be scary."like when they're approaching an intersection and they're trying to turn left they sometimes won't see it, and they'll just like drag off. they won't look behind them."though crossing the street can be a nightmare, there's more than just speeding and failing to yield to pedestrians going on. "there's always crazy drivers just passing by all the time. and i see that there's a lot of police right here on hazlewood because people speed up and do doughnuts and stuff like that."the family of teresa gonzles is now raising money for her memorial service and cremation through go fund me.south san franciscans think something should be done on el mino real."the city, they need to take care about th street."this woman suggeste flashing lights when pedestrians cross, which some bay area cities already have. perhaps that might stop cars like the one that killed
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gonzales.but people tell me they still plan on being careful here, regardless of what happens. (robin)police say the suspect's car is - a dark, late-nineties model- toyota or lexus.it probably has significant damage to the right corner of the hood and the to the right tail light. (robin) lawsuits are being filed on behalf of the 10-year-old boy injured at the 'wave waterpark' in dublin.it happened on the park's opening day -- back in may. he went flying off the slide.....landing hard on the ground .... and was injured.he walked away with open wounds...and scrapes. these pictures were taken shortly after the accident. the family is suing the city of dublin, the owners of the water park, along with the manufacturer and contractor - white-water industries. the lawsuit says the boy was injured on the publicly built water slide. and the parents had assumed they could trust 'our cities' to ensure a safe environment for children. there's been no response yet from those being sued. (robin) gilroy police are
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warning residents after a credit card skimmer was discovered at a gas station. police say they were swamped with credit card fraud cases over the weekend. they discovered the majority of victims used their cards at the valero gas station on first street. a skimming device was located on one of the pumps. investigators believe it was active for at least one week.they encourage people to check their bank statements for unauthorized purchases. (robin)(boxes) despite a major crackdown by police over the weekend ... there were more sideshows in oakland. now as kron4's haaziq madyun reports... in an effort to stop the problem.. an oakland city leader is willing to move the illegal events, to a secure location.. this is surveillance video of illegal sideshow activity recorded saturday night around 10:30pm here on international blvd in oaklandsot the fruitvale area is one of the locations of this weekend's sideshow activity.
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that is here in city councilmember noel gallo district. he has seen tire treads from cars doing donuts on these streets beforesot in fact with the help of the californina highway patrol, oakland police impounded 13-vehicles, gave out 12 citations and made two arrests. officials with the california highway patrol say their officers issued somewhere between 150-200 citations as sideshow participants tried unsuccessfully to make their way onto bay area freeways. this however gallo says even though oakland police found chatter on social media giving them a head-up about this sideshow...they couldn't stop a scene like this from happeningsotthe city councilmember says it is pretty clear why so many people are attracted to come to oakland to take part in thissot
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city council: "it is a city where it is kind of a cool thing to do but the reality is they know they are going to get away with it">nat/sot haaziqdo you think it is up to the city to try and provide some type of safe place for this to happen? i mean they used to drag race in the 50's sot
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tearing up this yard.kron4's ali ried talked to the homeowner who captured this wild scene. this is the first time this street has had any damage done by wild animals. neighbors didn't think didn't think pigs would wander this far from the mountains.we just figured they wouldn't come as far as we were but leslie "g" was wrong. surveillance footage shows wild pigs ripping up their front yard. it went from this to this. leslie g. - it's several thousand dollars worth of damage that they did so we contacted our insurance company and of course they don't cover our land. they cover the house, but not the land so we're on our own to pay for itdamage was so bad, the family dug up the entire front yard.some of our neighbors were able to flip the grass and fix their lawn but ours was done so badly that some of the holes were a foot and a half to 2 feet deep there's never a good time for pigs to come destroy your land but of course, with the holidays and my son's birthday, and family obligations, i wasn't planning on spending several thousand
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dollars to redo our property walking down westside court, you can see the havoc in chris chalmer's yard. he tried fixing it the first night they attacked, but eventually gave up. chris chalmers - came home, put it all together, the next night they came again and a 3rd night they came again. so after the third night we basically gave up.he now has to figure out what to do next. we paid our gardener to remove the torn up stuff for now, just to make it kinda look a little bit better, but as you can see there's still a lot of damage, we're probably just gonna tear it all out and go for a more natural water resistant landscape. many neighbors here are also rethinking the idea of having grass in their yards. reporting from san ramonali reid kron 4 news. (robin) coming up on the kron 4 morning news ...nearly one year after the deadly ghost ship fire.the steps oakland has taken to prevent another warehouse tragedy.
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plus ... bart tries to crackdown on people who don't pay.an update on the transit employee injured while trying to enforce the rules. and we have an inside look at the damage done to drainage pipes in santa rosa ... following the north bay firestorm. (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. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread
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rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. b bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. richmond
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bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (robin@
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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 101golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (robin@ landing)we have an update on
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the aftermath of the northbay firestorm.yesterday we reported on the melted storm pipes in santa rosa ... and the effort underway to repair them.this morning ... justine waldman has new video showing us what the problem looks like underground. rolling in is a camera that.. will now go underground to show how the fires extreme heat fried the storm drains.in fountaingrove on incantare court.looking into this manhole, you can see the black melted plastic from the pipe. cal oes shared this video with kron 4 news of crews inspecting the dozens of pipes damaged in the city by the tubbs fire. cover wtsot essentially burned away entire systems of underground storm drain systems.across the city,
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15 teams spread out like this to use closed-circuit cameras to inspect the pipes.this one damaged and filled with debris. with the pipes compromised it has created a new set of problems in the burn zone.the ground could collapse.cover wtsot this was an obstacle we weren't necessarily expecting but we were always planning for the what iffountaingrove neighborhood is feeling more of the problem because it is newer and on rolling hills..vs coffey park which is flat and constructed with steel and concrete.the city went door to door to over 11-hundred homes and 56 businesses this weekend warning them be ready to leave.wtsot so we have plans in place that if we do locate something that is a concern we already know how to evacuate and how to notify them crews already repaired one sinkhole on newbury court.and work is happening quickly to replace all the burned pipes. stacy zari's house survived the fire, but the new threats of flooding, sinkholes and landslides - could force her out.sot stacy zari were definitely on alert because we have a house standing so we are going to make sure that we're going to be safejustine waldman kron 4 news
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(robin) happening today in the happening happening today in the east bay... water officials will be at an oakland elementary school to test the water for lead. the testing will take place this morning at thornhill elementary school. this was one of at least 7 oakland schools where the water tested positive for lead earlier this year. the district says it has taken steps to fix the problem. east bay mud will test the water to make sure the lead is gone. (robin) san francisco is having trouble establishing regulations for the broad, legal recreational marijuana market ... coming this january. writing local rules - has taken a contentious turn, as critics -- many of them older chinese immigrants who oppose marijuana, try to restrict where it can bsold. a
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divided san francisco board of supervisors is set to take up the issue today. the board may vote on a stop- gap measure - to allow the sale of 'recreational' marijuana through existing 'medical' marijuana outlets... as the board continues to figure out where it will allow new stores. (robin) the trial for the man accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco is now on hold until next monday when both sides will present their closing arguments. the prosecution was prevented from calling a rebuttal witness yesterday. the judge issuing the ruling after the defense argued that the witness was not credible after being accused of providing misleading testimony in two other murder trials. the defense argues that jose garcia zarate shot kate steinle on accident. the case will be turned over to the jury next week. (robin)we have a follow up this morning ... on crackdown on bart fare evaders. kron4's maureen kelly has the details.
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fare evading is a costly crime that bart says takes money away from cleaning stations and improving the aging transit system.recently the transit agency committed to spending 2 and a half million to crack down on the scoflaws. at the hayward station saturday morning an officer was battered while citing an alleged fare evader.physically resisting the officerdeputy chief lance haight says the officer was not injured and the incident will in no way change their mission to get fare evaders from changing their ways.we don't stop traffic stops just because we are worried they are going to drive away from ussome riders think the crack down needed. for sure they need to worry about it in san francisco it's like bart is brokenothers say it's no big deal.their waste a whole lotta money always so if y'all gonna do that why do you do workouts nobody should have to hop over the thing and fight you trying to fight you get to where they need to go most likely to get some money you know what i'm cyan call down a little bitbut a bart police deputy chief says the visable enforcement helps keep bart safer.we don't think all fare evaders are hardened criminals but sometimes
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criminals fare evade.bart has begun hiring 6 community service officers who in january will begin enforcing a new policy of checking riders for proof of payment when there are in the paid areas past the fare gates. that goes into effect in 2018 maureen kelly kron4 news (robin) still ahead on the kron four morning news...p-g-e is facing new lawuits over the
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north bay firestorm.find out where the utility is now placing the blame. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the golden gate bridge. the gate bridge. the hollywood welcome back.in
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your entertainment headlines today ...a hollywood classic returns to theaters, a music superstar returns to the road, and a chance to see a big show -- in london. david daniel has details in the hollywood minute. "i love your daughter. there is nothing i wouldn't do to try to keep her as happy as she was the day i met her." "guess who's coming to dinner" starred three oscar winners -- sidney poitier, katherine hepburn and spencer tracy -- and it won two oscars. now the 19-67 classic is coming back
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to theaters for its golden anniversary, playing in more than 750 u-s cinemas on december 10th and 13th."are you ready for it?"taylor swift has announced her first tour dates in support of her hot new album "reputation." the tour begins may eighth in arizona, and 26 more shows across the u-s and through the summer are listed. register at ticket-master dot-com slash taylor-swift by november 28th for first access to tour tickets."you could win a chance for you and a friend to attend opening night of 'hamilton' in london." lin-manuel miranda is at it again! he's teamed with online fundraiser prizeo -- and his wife, lawyer and scientist vanessa nadal -- to raise money for groups that fight climate change. one donor gets an all-expenses paid trip to london to see "hamilton" there... and attend the cast party afterward! in i'm david daniel. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the bay bridge toll plaza. we'll be back with more of your kron 4 morning news after the break.
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welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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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. (robin@landing)we have new
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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. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. (robin@landing )we have new details this
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morning ... on the deadly ghost ship fire in oakland. that warehouse fire killed 36 people last december.this morning ... kron 4's j-r stone goes over a new report that highlights the changes the city has made to address fire hazards. these are the flames that tore through oakland's ghost ship warehouse on december 2nd of 2016. flames that killed 36 people who were inside and injured many more. questions on who is to blame are still out there. two of the warehouse tenants are behind bars and multiple lawsuits have been filed against the city, county, and state.sot the city is absolutely to blame for what happened here. the city says it protects and servces their citizens in this case it turned a blind eye to the death trap that existed. the inspections weren't done the city of oakland released this 17 page report monday.detailing changes they have made in the days, weeks,
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and 11 months after the ghost ship fire. first off they have secured funding to double the number of fire code inspectors and significantly increase code inspection staff. 135 properties have been identified as having multiple hazards wihin the city. that includes 32 warehouses or commercial properties where unpermitted residential occupancies were suspected. 11 cases were resolved and they are working with the owners at other properties. property owners have evicted residents at five different locations.including this building on 28th street, this spot on 12th street, this location on international boulevard, thise warehouse on 2nd street, and this building that caught fire, displacing 13 residents, on miller avenue. officials believe these changes have made the city safer and hope that they will help prevent a deadly fire like the one they had last december where 36 people died. (robin) officials in oakland say there
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is still work to be done. by the end of next year ... the city will have hired 12 new fire code inspectors which will double their staff. they are using an outside company up until then ... to try and catch up on state mandated inspections. (robin) happening today... attorneys are expected to announce a series of lawsuits against p-g-and-e following the north bay firestorm. the lawsuit claims that multiple failures by p-g-and-e ... contributed to the deadly fires. but now p-g- and-e says they are not at fault. instead they say that the tubbs fire... which tore through santa rosa... was started by a private power line. cal fire investigators were at a scene in calistoga yesterday removing items from two homes trying to figure out the cause. 43 people died in the north bay firestorm... 21 of the victims were killed in the tubbs fire. (robin)as we get more wet weather over the bay area, some places are still recovering from last winter's storms. in contra costa county, morgan territory road
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outside clayton has been closed since february. kron 4's charles clifford has an update on the repair work. morgan territory road connects clayton to livermore and as you can see behind me here. it's still closed.morgan territory road was badly damaged by storms last winter. a landslide took out part of the road, damaged a water line and the asphalt for buckled and cracked for about a quarter of mile. people had to walk through here on foot for weeks in order to get home. since then a temporary bypass road has been set up for residents and repair work on morgan territory road beganthis past july. they are making good progress and actually hoping to pave the rebuild roadway this week as well as install guard rails. pge is also doing some final electrical work along this route, including putting in new power poles.finally,the county hasn't se t a date for when the road will reopen but they have scheduled a ribbon cutting ceremony for december 2nd so they are confident that the work is almost complete.in contra costa county, charles clifford kron 4 news.
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(robin) coming up xt on the kron 4 morning news ... traffic signs are there to keep us safe on the roads.but often, the rules are broken. we'll have more on that when we come back. (robin) and here's a live look outside... at the embarcadero. welcome back... traffic
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signs are put in place to keep drivers and pedestrains safe. but they are often ignored. stanley roberts has more in people behaving badly.
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this is a prius and the driver appears to be lost, you can usually tell that by the slow driving anf rapid direction change nats: ambiance at one point the driver comes to stop and the door opens, he exits the vehicle and heads to the rear of the car opens the hatchback and looks around for a moment then he grabs what appears to be a pink travel pillow after which he casually walks back to the drivers side where he tosses the pillow inside, then he goes throught his pockets removing items before removing his jacket, oh i forget to mention, this is inside the temporary transbay terminal in san francisco nats: ambiance then there is this ford, also inside the terminal. are area where only buses are permitted, all of the drivers ignored this do not enter sign to get inside the terminal if you happen to be in the area of the terminal there are quat a few signs like this no left turn except muni . but you will see people turning left anyway nats: ambiance over on
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folsome this sign reads no turns except buses . simple enough so you will see buses turn but ofter followed by a no bus . it's actually only one lane nats: ambiance however, that means nothing to people determined to make the left turn anyway nats: ambiance and there is another do not enter sign at which is ignored so then the driver either endes up inside the terminal or are forced to make an u-turn and head back the other directions nats: ambiance but here is the best or should i day the worst, this uber stopped in the dedicated bus lane with his hazards on.. slowly inching forward until nats: ambiance his passenger arrives. but does he leave? . nope he continuies to stay posted up in the bus lane.. the point an out of service bus must go around . yup that's whats it's like around the temporary trans bay terminial nats: ambiancein san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (robin) coming up on the kron four morning news... the new health guidelines that will push half of the u-s
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population under a warning. (robin) live look outside... at the san francisco international airport.
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(robin) welcome back. checking in on your morning forecast. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally
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gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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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. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101
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(robin)new this morning ...the opening of new gun store in san carlos has been put on hold.the city council passed a moratorium that will prevent the gun store from opening for 45 days.that will give the city more time to review what standards they can require gun stores to follow. the gun store was proposed to open this month near the 'best buy' on industrial road.we'll have more details in a live report in the next hour of the kron 4 morning news. (robin) in national news... another woman has come forward saying that alabama senate candidate roy moore sexually assaulted her when she was just 16 years old. the woman says it happened after he offered her a ride home from her job in the late 1970's. beverly young
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nelson says she was a 16-year-old high school student working at a restaurant where moore was a regular. she agreed to the ride but says instead of driving her home....she claims moore parked in a deserted area and assaulted her. moore was a county prosecutor at the time this comes after last week's washington post report alleging that moore pursued relationships with teenaged women while he was in his 30's. he denies all of the allegations (robin) president trump's son ... donald junior is releasing private messages he exchanged with wikileaks during the presidential campaign. trump junior's lawyers had previously turned the exchanges over to congressional investigators. the communications began last september. wikileaks also sent trump junior more messages over the next several months asking for favors. trump junior says he did not answer them. (robin) new charges have been filed in the death of a
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man pledging a penn state fraternity. this comes, after new surveillance video was released - of the night tim piazza ... died in february of this year. his family says, he died in a hazing ritual, that required fraternity pledges to get as drunk as possible. the district attorney says, the video shows fraternity brothers giving piazza 18- drinks... in 82- minutes. video released earlier shows piazza falling down a flight of stairs after he took the drinks. twelve more members of the fraternity have now been charged in his death. five of them had already been charged in the case ... they now face additional charges. (robin) hate crimes are on the rise across the country for the second straight year. the f-b-i says it's seen an increase in attacks motivated by bias against african americans, jews, muslims and the l-g-b-t-q community. the bay area has seen at least five high profile hate crime incidents this year. many targeting jewish synagogues in the east bay. nationwide
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the f-b-i says there were more than 6-thousand hate crimes last year. that's up five percent. the f-b-i- says more than half of racially motivated crimes were against african americans. and more than half of religion motivate crimes targeted jews. (robin)(boxes)there are some new guidelines redifining, who should be diagnosed with high blood pressure. this is the first time in 14 years.the change adds 30- million americans to those who already have the condition. that means now ... nearly half of u.s. adults have it. according to the american heart association ... high blood pressure should now be treated at 130 over 80, instead of 140 over 90 the change results in an additional 14- percent of u.s. adults with high blood pressure. however, doctors say, only two percent of these newly added people... need medication. the rest are urged to try healtheir lifestyles first. high blood pressure raises the risk of heart disease and stroke.
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home!>(robin) the raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in las vegas.the ceremony was at the stadium site adjacent to the las vegas strip.raiders owner mark davis was there and gave an emotional remark.
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(robin) (robin @landing) friday marks the start of the holiday travel season and it's going to be a busy one. more than 169-thousand people are expected to travel through s-f-o on friday alone. in total- nearly 7 million travelers are expected to be on the move between friday and january first. that's a nearly four percent increase from last year. airports are telling people to arrive at least two hours early for domestic flights and three hours early for international flights. and the t-s-a is implementing a new carry-on baggage screening process for electronic devices. anything larger than a cell-phone must be removed and placed in a separate bin. that includes tablets and e- readers. (robin) and get ready to spend some big bucks this holiday season. according to the national retail federation -- people are expected to spend 967 dollars on average. the national
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retail federation says stores are offering more jobs and increasing wages this time of year. they predict that in november and december... store sales could reach 682 billion dollars. (robin)coming up on the next hour of the kron 4 morning news ...the opening of new gun store has been pushed back in san carlos.we'll have details in a live report. and lead testing is set to begin at another east bay school.will tran will be live with more for us this morning. wild hogs wreaking havoc in one bay area city.the damage is so bad at one home ... the homeowners had to dig up their entire yard. (robin)coming up... the kron 4 morning news continues with james fletcher
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lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming
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weekend. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) new this morning... the city of san carlos approves a moratorium on gun stores in the city. ( darya ) supporters of the moratorium say they are worried about a mass shooting
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happening in their city. but opponents say it is unfair to ban a legitimate business. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san carlos this morning with the details. lydia. this is the store here behind me,you can see the sign that says they'll open this month and that they're hiring.but if they do, they won't be selling guns or ammunition.that's because the city council in san carlos voted 4 to 1 in favor of the moratorium, which lasts for 45 days but can be extended for up to two years. turner's outdoorsmen is a chain of sporting goods shops that already has about 20 other locations.community members who are against the store opening pointed to a list of cases in which guns were stolen from turner's outdoorsman stores across california, two of which were used in the san bernardino attack.we spoke with people on both sides of t issue last night.
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representatives from turners outdoorsman did not comment after the vote. reporting live in san carlos, lydia pantazes kron 4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. check back with you the morning.
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( james ) also happening today... attorneys are expected to announce a series of lawsuits against p-g-and-e following the north bay wildfires. the lawsuit claims that multiple failures by p-g-and-e contributed to the deadly fires. but now the utilities company says they are not at fault. instead they say that the tubbs fire... which tore through santa rosa was started by a private power line. cal fire investigators were in calistoga yesterday removing items from two homes trying to figure out the cause. 43 people died in the north bay firestorm... 21 of the victims were killed in the tubbs fire. ( james ) and this morning we are getting our first look at the damage caused to the water pipes in santa rosa. this damage is causing concerns of sinkholes in parts of the city with more rain on the way. this morning 15 teams are spread across the city trying to inspect and fix the pipes. ( james ) police are
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releasing a new description of the hit-and-run driver wanted for killing a single mother in south san francisco. the crash happened saturday night at el camino real near south spruce avenue. police say the person who killed teresa gonzalez is a white man in his thirties who's about five-foot-eight to five-foot ten and 220 pounds. witnesses say he has a pencil mustache and a short, faded haircut. police say the suspect's car is a dark, late-nineties model toyota or lexus. it probably has significant damage to the right corner of the hood and to the right tail light. ( darya ) happening today... attorneys for the child who was injured at the 'wave water park' in dublin will announce a lawsuit against the city of dublin and the owner of the park. the boy was injured in may on the park's opening day. he went flying off the slide.....landing hard on the
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ground. the entire incident caught on camera. these pictures were taken shortly after the accident. the family is also suing the manufacturer and contractor who built the slide. ( darya ) deputies in contra costa county arrest 9 people in a major drug and gun bust. the arrests come after a months long investigation. all nine people were taken to the county jail. they are being held on several charges including conspiracy the illegal transfer of a gun and gang and drug crimes investigators seized an a-k-47 rifle three handguns high-capacity magazines and cocaine. ( james ) new video just into the kron 4 newsroom overnight shows a crab fisherman being rescued by the coast guard off the coast of san mateo county. this happened sunday morning. you can see the coast guard swimmer jump into the water.
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the man had to be rescued near pescadero point after cutting his finger on a crab pot. moments later the man is hoisted up to the helicopter. he was taken to the hospital and will be okay. ( james ) there is a new effort to battle illegal sideshows in the east bay. this is new surveillance video of a sideshow that happened in oakland over the weekend. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4 morning news. oakland police say they impounded 13 cars. and the c-h-p issued nearly 200 citations. now city council member noel gallo says the city should provide a public space for people to perform the sideshows. he says it is important to get them off the streets and out of neighborhoods. ( james ) the san francsicso police officer seriously hurt when he was hit by an s-u-v while on a bicycle patrol is now out of the intensive care unit. officer elia lewin-tankel was transfered from the i-c-u at s-f general to another medical facility. he is being treated for serious head trauma. last month officer
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lewin-tankel was run-over while on his bicycle beat. police have arrested maurice johnson in the case. he is facing a charge of attempted murder. ( darya ) happening now - police are investigating two separate attacks on men in berkeley. the first attack happened on the 24-hundred block of le conte. the victim was approached by two men who tried to take his cell phone. when he refused the men punched him and ran off. then about an hour later... a man was robbed by two other men at the intersection of hearst and scenic. one of the attackers grabbed the man's backpack... the other pretended to have a gun and demanded the man's wallet. the victim gave it to them and they took off. he was not injured. police have not said if the two cases are connected. ( darya ) also happening now... the search is on for a man who robbed a bank in the north bay. it happened at the exchange bank on gravenstein highway in sebastopol. witnesses say the man entered the bank with
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a gun and demanded money from the teller. police do not have a detailed description of the robber. ( james ) this morning we are learning more about the bart officer who was assaulted while trying to stop a fare evader. bart police say that the officer was not injured. this happened saturday at the hayward bart station. over the last few months bart has increased its patrols in an effort to stop fare evasion. but bart police say it is also about keeping riders safe.
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( darya ) plus, more accusations against alabama senate candidate roy moore. hear what a woman claims he did when she was a teenager. ( james ) and we'll also take a look at an increase in hate crimes and who the fbi says is being targeted the most. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i am ( robin ) and i am trackingyour morning commute.
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news. let's get a check of the forecast. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming
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weekend. major hot spot on vasco rd near camino diablo. chp investigating a head on collision. .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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major hot spot on vasco rd near camino diablo. chp investigating a head on collision. .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 ( james ) the trial for the man
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accused of killing kate steinle in san francisco is now on hold until next monday en both sides will present their closing arguments. the prosecution was prevented from calling a rebuttal witness yesterday. the judge issuing the ruling after the defense argued that the witness was not credible after being accused of providing misleading testimony in two other murder trials. the defense argues that jose garcia zarate shot kate steinle on accident. the case will likely be turned over to the jury next week. ( darya ) hate crimes are on the rise across the country for the second straight year. the f-b-i says it's seen an increase in attacks motivated by bias against african americans, jews, muslims and the l-g-b-t-q community. the bay area has seen at least five high profile hate crime incidents this year. many targeting jewish synagogues in the east bay. nationwide the f-b-i says there were more than 6-thousand hate crimes last year. that's up five percent. the f-b-i- says
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more than half of racially motivated crimes were against african americans. and more than half of religion motivate crimes targeted jews. ( james ) in stanislaus county a 70-year-old security guard is killed after trying to break up a fight. karl whitehead died of his injures. the assault happened in a downtown modesto parking garage. 33-year-old don lacey was booked on charges that include assault with great bodily harm. officers say lacy struck whitehead after the security guard tried to stop an argument between him and a parking attendant. a witness followed lacey and helped police track him down. ( james ) wild hogs are causing some serious problems for homeowners in san ramon. take a look at this video -- you can see them just tearing up this yard. kron4's ali ried talked to the homeowner who captured this wild scene. street has had any damage done
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by wild animals. neighbors didn't think pigs would wander this far from the mountains.we just figured they wouldn't come as far as we werebut leslie "g" was wrong. surveillance footage shows wild pigs ripping up their front yard. it went from this to this. leslie g. - it's several thousand dollars worth of damage that they did so we contacted our insurance company and of course they don't cover our land. they cover the house, but not the land so we're on our own to pay for itdamage was so bad, the family dug up the entire front yard.some of our neighbors were able to flip the grass and fix their lawn but ours was done so badly that some of the holes were a foot and a half to 2 feet deep there's never a good time for pigs to come destroy your land but of course, with the holidays and my son's birthday, and family obligations, i wasn't planning on spending several thousand dollars to redo our property walking down westside court, you can see the havoc in chris chalmer's yard. he tried fixing it the first night they attacked, but eventually gave up. chris chalmers - came home, put it all together, the next night they came again and a 3rd night they came again. so after the third night we basically gave up.he now has to figure out what to do next. we paid our gardener to remove
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the torn up stuff for now, just to make it kinda look a little bit better, but as you can see there's still a lot of damage, we're probably just gonna tear it all out and go for a more natural water resistant landscape. many neighbors here are also rethinking the idea of having grass in their yards. reporting from san ramonali reid kron 4 news. ( darya ) in national news... another woman has come forward saying that alabama senate candidate roy moore sexually assaulted her when she was just 16 years old. the woman says it happened after he offered her a ride home from her job in the late 1970's. beverly young nelson says she was a
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16-year-old high school student working at a restaurant where moore was a regular. she agreed to the ride but says instead of driving her home....she claims moore parked in a deserted area and assaulted her. moore was a county prosecutor at the time this comes after last week's washington post report alleging that moore pursued relationships with teenaged women while he was in his 30's. he denies all of the allegations against him. ( darya ) president trump's son... donald junior is releasing private messages he exchanged with wikileaks during the presidential campaign. trump junior's lawyers had previously turned the exchanges over to congressional investigators. the communications began last september. wikileaks also sent trump junior more messages over the next several months asking for favors. trump junior says he did not answer them. ( james ) coming up... a
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credit card skimmer was found at another bay area gas station...we'll show you where it happened and what you need to do to make sure you are not a victim. ( james ) and do you plan on spending more this holiday season? we have the average on how much americans will be shelling out for the holidays.
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smiling sparkles. 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. major hot spot on vasco rd near camino diablo. chp investigating a head on
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collision. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) ( darya ) ( james ) and get ready to spend some big bucks this holiday season. according to the national retail federation -- people are expected to spend an average of 967 dollars. ( darya ) the federation sa stores are also offering more jobs and increasing wages
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this time of year. they predict that in november and december... store sales could reach 682 billion dollars. ( will ) will tran is live in oakland where east bay mud will be testing more schools for lead ( darya ) and if you are a veteran you can get free dental work today... we'll tell you where and when you can participate. (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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( james )( darya ) welcome
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back to the kron four morning news... lets start the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:look forostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend. major hot spot on vasco rd near camino diablo. chp investigating a head on collision. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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major hot spot on vasco rd near camino diablo. chp investigating a head on collision. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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( darya ) happening today in the east bay... east bay mud will be at an oakland elementary school to test the water for lead.( james ) thornhill elementary school in oakland this morning with the details. ( will ) the testing will take place this morning at thornhill elementary school. this was one of at least 7 oakland schools where the water tested positive for lead earlier this year. the district says it has taken steps to fix the problem. east bay mud will test the water to make sure the lead is gone.
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( darya ) thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) this morning we have new details about the steps the city of oakland is taking to prevent another deadly warehouse fire. next month marks one year since 36 people were killed in the ghost ship warehouse fire. the city released a report yesterday saying they are addressing six issues including bringing buildings up to code and increasing fire and building inspections. among the big changes..the city will increase its fire code inspectors from 8 to 20...by the end of next year. derick almena and max harris face 36 counts each of
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involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in the fire. both have pleaded not guilty. ( darya ) as rain returns to the bay area... some places are still recovering from last winter's storms. in contra costa county, morgan territory road outside clayton has been closed since february. the road connects clayton to livermore. last winter... a landslide took out part of the road... damaged a water line... and the asphalt buckled and cracked. repair on the road began in july and this week crews are hoping to pave the rebuild roadway and install new guard rails. the county has not said when the road will reopen but they are hoping... work will be done by early next month. ( darya ) in the santa cruz mountains road repairs are disrupting access to some homes. it's all because of storm damage left over from last winter... crews are trying to fix two roadways... black road and skyline boulevard near los gatos. the problem - if both are closed at the same time - it
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blocks access to 200 homes. to help people who live in the area... santa clara county is now postponing work on black road until cal-trans finishes work on skyline. that means the work on black road may not resume until after thanksgiving. ( james ) gilroy police are warning people after a credit card skimmer was discovered at a gas station. police say they were swamped with credit card fraud cases over the weekend. they discovered the majority of victims used their cards at the valero gas station on first street. a skimming device was located on one of the pumps. investigators believe it was active for at least a week. they are encouraging people to check their bank statements for unauthorized purchases. ( james ) san francisco is having trouble establishing regulations for the legal recreational marijuana market which begins this january. critics of legal pot are trying to restrict where it can be sold.
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the san francisco board of supervisors is set to take up the issue today. the board may vote on a measure to allow the sale of 'recreational' marijuana through existing 'medical' marijuana stores... as they continue to figure out where it will allow new stores. ( darya ) a u-c berkeley student has been ordered to stand trial on charges of murder and attempted murder. police say pablo gomez junior killed 27 year-old emile inman in her home on january 6th. officers discovered her body while investigating the stabbing of another woman, about a mile away. a roommate was also hurt in the attack and survived. gomez was later arrested in burbank, where he is from. a judge ruled yesterday that there is enough evidence to send the case to trial. ( darya ) another mountain lion warning this morning in san mateo county. a mountain lion was spotted walking on woodside road near portola road in woodside the witnesses' car scared off the animal which
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retreated up a hillside. the mountain lion did not appear to be injured ...and was not aggressive. experts say if you encounter a mountain lion... try to look as big as possible... make as much noise as you can...and do ánotá turn your back. ( james ) new this morning... we have learned that three people were arrested at sunday's 49ers game after getting into a fight and injuring an officer. one of the men faces charges of battery on a police officer. police say the fans had been warned about their unruly behavior and eventually were asked to leave. when they refused to leave... that's when the fight started. two other people are facing misdemeanor charges. ( james ) happening today... military veterans can get free dental checkups at clinics in san francisco and union city. the clinics start at 9:30 this morning and last until 1:00 this afternoon. the clinics are at... university of the pacific's school of dentistry on 5th
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street in san francisco. and union city dental care facility will also host a clinic. it is located on j-street. ( darya ) still to come on the kron4 morning news...one bay area city is opening up their winter shelters for the homeless. we'll show you where. ( darya ) plus... we'll also take a closer look at the latest republican tax plan and how soon it could be passed. ( darya ) and under new guidelines...millions more americans will need to lower their blood pressure. we'll explain what it means for your health. ( dave ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i am trackingyour morning commute.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) nearly half of all adults in the u-s have high blood pressure.( james ) this after medical guidelines lower the threshold for high blood pressure.( darya ) high blood pressure has long meant a top reading of at least 140.... or a bottom reading of 90. that now drops to 130 over 80
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in the guidelines by major heart groups. that means 30-million more americans now have high blood pressure.( james ) however, doctors say, only two percent of these newly added people need medication. the rest are urged to try healtheir lifestyles first. high blood pressure raises the risk of heart disease and stroke. ( james ) coming up in minutes see last night's raiders groundbreaking ceremony in las vegaas they mark a new chapter. (dave) your bay area forecast is after the break.
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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 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
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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 taking jardiance with asudden sulfonylurea or insulinl yeast may cause low blood sugar. tell your doctor about all the medicines you take and if you have any medical conditions. 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 )( 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
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bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101.
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rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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( james ) the city of oakland has opened winter shelters for homeless people looking to get out of the cold. the winter response strategy is a pafrtnership between oakland... emeryville
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and alameda county officials. it will provide shleters for every night of the winter. the shelters will open at 6:00 each nightand close by 8:00 the next morning. officials say one of the biggest shelters st.vincect de paul society on 23rd street has 50 beds avaliable. ( darya ) the senate is now stepping up efforts to rewrite america's tax code.( james ) the senate is pushing forward its own plans, even as the house debates a separate tax bill. ( darya ) kron 4's white house correspondent mark meredith is in washington with the details. senate republicans aren't waiting for the house to vote on tax cuts."our goal with this effort is to provide tax relief and bigger pay raises to low and middle income families"this week the senate finance committee is debating a tax bill of its own.the republican senate plan would cut taxes for most americans andx but leave the number of tax brackets at 7x allow mortgage interest deductions for homes up to a million dollarsx and remove deductions for local and state property
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taxes. senate minority leader chuck schumer says the senate plan is even worse than the republican plan in the house. "one quarter of middle class families would see their taxes go up in the first year alone, what are republicans thinking" democrats aren't the only ones with concerns.even president trump is signaling that this republican tax plan isn't good enough.in a tweet the president writes quote:we're getting close! now, how about ending the unfair & highly unpopular indiv mandate in ocare & reducing taxes even further?but maya macguineneas with the non-partisan think tank"the committee for a responsible federal budget" says the tax bill is already too expensive."keep in mind that for every bit of it that's a tax cut, the other side of it we're handing to our kids"but macguinensas says that's not stopping republicans from fast tracking the bill.and that she believes its possible president trump will sign tax cuts into law before 2018.in washington, i'm mark meredith. ( darya ) now to bay area
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basketball... the warrio taking on teh orlando magic but they are doing it without steph curry who was out with a thigh injury. but the warriors did not need curry. they went into halftime with the gasme tied but in the second half the warriors pulled away shaun lingston had a season high 16-points. draymond green had 20 points. the warriors win by a final of 110 to 100. they now head to boston to take on the celtics who have the best record in the n-b-a. that game is thursday night at 5:00. ( darya ) after years of uncertainty
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--- the raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in las vegas. and contractors are now facing an ambitious timeline... the team wants to kick- off the 20-20 season at the new stadium. the ceremony was at the stadium site next to the las vegas strip. george lopez was the master of cerimonys commissioner roger goodell and former raider players were also in attendence. here is what raiders owner mark davis had to say about the ceremony. i only wish my father could be here as well but i know he's up there smiling proudly for he always said that the greatness of the raiders is in its future and thanks to all of you the future is now las vegas the raiders are coming.( darya ) the raiders will remain in oakland until the new stadium ic complete. ( james ) coming up at 6 a.m. see
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the worst times to drive during the thanksgiving holiday in the bay area. we'll show you when the traffic is the worst. ( james ) and next... golden state warriors center javale mcgee will be handing out free turkeys today. see where he will be spreading some kindness. in san francsico nb 280 at
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19th ave. oberturn accident blocking lanes ( darya ) and happening today... golden state warriors center
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javale mcgee will help giveaway about 250 turkeys to families ahead of thanksgiving. it is part of the annual great turkey giveaway. it is happening at true vines ministries on isabella street in oakland. it starts at 4 p-m. ( james ) coming up in the next hour on the kron 4 morning... a debate over a bay area gun store goes deep into the night. we will tell you what they decided in a live report. ( james ) and... new details on the person who killed a woman in a hit-and- run in south san francisco. what police are now saying about the person they are looking for. ( rebecca ) and there is more rain in the forecast. i will have the details coming up.
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we salute those who fumble. if gravity's your biggest fan, it's ok. we understand. there's a little klutz in all of us. that's why we made clorox splash-less bleach... ...splashless. shine on, klutzes. shine on. good morning i'm darya
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folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after
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another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend. no major hot spots. bay no major hot no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from
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the maze to sf. san mateo bridge less then 30 min from 880 to 101. golden gat bridge drive time less than 30 min from 37 to the toll plaza. richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) new this morning... the city of san carlos approves a moratorium on gun stores in the city. ( darya ) supporters of the moratorium say they are worried about a mass shooting happening in their city. but opponents say it is unfair to ban a legitimate business. kron 4's lydia pantazes is live in san carlos this morning with the details. lydia. this is the store here behind me,you can see the sign that says they'll open this month and that they're hiring.but if they do, they won't be selling
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guns or ammunition.that's because the city council in san carlos voted 4 to 1 in favor of the moratorium, which lasts for 45 days but can be extended for up to two years. turner's outdoorsmen is a chain of sporting goods shops that already has about 20 other locations.community members who are against the store opening pointed to a list of cases in which guns were stolen from turner's outdoorsman stores across california, two of which were used in the san bernardino attack.we spoke with people on both sides of the issue last night.
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< in the last few weeks and years we've had numerous horrible things happen with people being injured and killed. right now the 5 of you can actually do something positive...if you're looking to ban a gun store... ook at the data turn off you television. go into a gun store and ask questions. ask me, i'll talk. .> representatives from turners outdoorsman did not comment after the vote. reporting live in san carlos, lydia pantazes kron 4 news. ( darya ) thanks lydia. we will check back with you through out the morning. ( james ) also happening today... attorneys are expected to announce a series of lawsuits against p-g-and-e following the north bay wildfires. the lawsuit claims that multiple failures by p-g-and-e contributed to the deadly fires. but now the utilities company says
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they are not at fault. instead they say that the tubbs fire... which tore through santa rosa was started by a private power line. cal fire investigators were in calistoga yesterday removing items from two homes trying to figure out the cause. 43 people died in the north bay firestorm... 21 of the victims were killed in the tubbs fire. ( james ) and this morning we are getting our first look at the damage caused to the water pipes in santa rosa. this damage is causing concerns of sinkholes in parts of the city with more rain on the way. this morning 15 teams are spread across the city trying to inspect and fix the pipes. ( james ) police are releasing a new description of the hit-and-run driver wanted for killing a single mother in south san francisco. the crash happened saturday night at el camino real near south spruce avenue. police say the person who killed teresa gonzalez is a white man in his
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thirties who's about five-foot-eight to five-foot ten and 220 pounds. witnesses say he has a pencil mustache and a short, faded haircut. police say the suspect's car is a dark, late-nineties model toyota or lexus. it probably has significant damage to the right corner of the hood and to the right tail light. ( darya ) happening today... attorneys for the child who was injured at the 'wave water park' in dublin will announce a lawsuit against the city of dublin and the owner of the park. the boy was injured in may on the park's opening day. he went flying off the slide.....landing hard on the ground. the entire incident caught on camera. these pictures were taken shortly after the accident. the family is also suing the manufacturer and contractor who built the slide. ( darya ) deputies in contra costa county arrest 9 people in a major drug and gun
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bust. the arrests come after a months long investigation. all nine people were taken to the county jail. they are being held on several charges including conspiracy the illegal transfer of a gun and gang and drug crimes investigators seized an a-k-47 rifle three handguns high-capacity magazines and cocaine. ( james ) the san francsicso police officer seriously hurt when he was hit by an s-u-v while on a bicycle patrol is now out of the intensive care unit. officer elia lewin-tankel was transfered from the i-c-u at s-f general to another medical facility. he is being treated for serious head trauma. last month officer lewin-tankel was run-over while on his bicycle beat. police have arrested maurice johnson in the case. he is facing a charge of attempted murder. ( james ) in the east bay -- there is a new effort to battle illegal sideshows. this is new surveillance video of a sideshow that happened in oakland over the weekend. we first told you about this story yesterday on the kron 4
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morning news. oakland police say they impounded 13 cars. and the c-h-p issued nearly 200 citations. now city council member noel gallo says the city should provide a public space for people to perform the sideshows. he says it is important to get them off the streets and out of neighborhoods. ( darya ) happening now - police are investigating two separate attacks on men in berkeley. the first attack happened on the 24-hundred block of le conte. the victim was approached by two men who tried to take his cell phone. when he refused the men punched him and ran off. then about an hour later... a man was robbed by two other men at the intersection of hearst and scenic. one of the attackers grabbed the man's backpack... the other pretended to have a gun and demanded the man's wallet. the victim gave it to them and they took off. he was not injured. police have not said if the two cases are connected. ( darya ) also happening now... the search is on for a man who robbed a bank in the
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north bay. it happened at the exchange bank on gravenstein highway in sebastopol. witnesses say the man entered the bank with a gun and demanded monefrom the teller. police do not have a detailed descriptn of the robber. ( james ) this morning we are learning more about the bart officer who was assaulted while trying to stop a fare evader. bart police say that the officer was not injured. this happened saturday at the hayward bart station. over the last few months bart has increased its patrols in an effort to stop fare evasion. but bart police say it is also about keeping riders safe.
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a rollover hit-and-run collision last thursday. the collision happened around 7:30 pm on san bruno and seventh avenue. the driver of the car that fled the scene has been identified as 42-year old san jose resident dung ha. according to police, ha abandoned his car on the shoulder of 101 and attempted to flee the area on foot before behind aprehended. the driver of the vehicle that rolled over was taken to the hospital for their injuries but is expected to survive. (darya) new this morning... we have learned that three people were arrested at sunday's 49ers game after getting into a fight and injuring an officer. one of the men faces charges of battery on a police officer. police say the fans had been warned about their unruly behavior and eventually were asked to leave. when they refused to leave... that's when the fight started. two other people are facing misdemeanor charges. ( james ) the trial for the man accused of killing
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kate steinle in san francisco is now on hold until next monday when both sides will present their closing arguments. the prosecution was prevented from calling a rebuttal witness yesterday. the judge issuing the ruling after the defense argued that the witness was not credible after being accused of providing misleading testimony in two other murder trials. the defense argues that jose garcia zarate shot kate steinle on accident. the case will likely be turned over to the jury next week. ( james ) new video just into the kron 4 newsroom overnight shows a crab fisherman being rescued by the coast guard off the coast of san mateo county. this happened sunday morning. you can see the coast guard swimmer jump into the water. the man had to be rescued near pescadero point after cutting his finger on a crab pot. moments later the man is hoisted up to the helicopter. he was taken to the hospital and will be okay. (darya) happening today... military veterans can get free dental checkups at clinics in
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san francisco and union city. the clinics start at 9:30 this morning and last until 1:00 this afternoon. the clinics are at... university of the pacific's school of dentistry on 5th street in san francisco. and union city dental care facility will also host a clinic. it is located on j-street. (darya) still ahead on the kron4 morning news -- police have new information on the hit and run driver who killed a single mother in south san francisco. (darya) and next... the evidence that led an east bay judge to order a berkeley student to stand trial for murder. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i am tracking a number of hot spots this morning on nb 280 wb 580 and hwt 17. details ahead
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sanfrancisco nb 280 at 19th. accident wb 580 at san quin. accident on nb 17 n/o the summit and another crash near glenwood. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.
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rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming
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weekend.
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(james) in the east bay.... a u-c berkeley student has been ordered to stand trial on charges of murder and attempted murder. police say pablo gomez junior killed 27 year-old emile inman in her home on january 6th. officers discovered her body while investigating the stabbing of another woman, about a mile away. a roommate was also hurt in the
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attack and survived. gomez was later arrested in burbank, where he is from. a judge ruled yesterday that there is enough evidence to send the case to trial. (darya) on the peninsula... police have released a new description of the hit-and- run driver wanted for killing this single mother. this happened while she was crossing a south san francisco street... to try and get to an uber. (darya) it happened in south san francisco on saturday.... the mother was crosing el camino real -- right near south spruce avenue... kron4's spencer blake has the latest on the search for the hit-and-run driver. the intersection of el camino real and hazlewood in south san francisco has plenty going on, especially at night."it's a very dangerous area here." this is the spot where teresa gonzales was hit by a car late saturday night,she ultimately died in the hospital, and the man who hit her, never stopped. now police know about more about who they're looking for. they say he's a white man in his thirties who's about five-foot-eight to five-foot ten and 220 pounds.witnesses described him as having a pencil mustache and a short,
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faded haircut.people in the area know this spot can be scary."like when they're approaching an intersection and they're trying to turn left they sometimes won't see it, and they'll just like drag off. they won't look behind them."though crossing the street can be a nightmare, there's more than just speeding and failing to yield to pedestrians going on. "there's always crazy drivers just passing by all the time. and i see that there's a lot of police right here on hazlewood because people speed up and do doughnuts and stuff like that."the family of teresa gonzles is now raising money for her memorial service and cremation through go fund me.south san franciscans think something ould be done on el camino real."the city, they need to take care about this street."this woman suggested flashing lights when pedestrians cross, which some bay area cities already have. perhaps that might stop cars like the one that killed gonzales.but people tell me they still plan on being careful here, regardless of what happens. (darya) police say the suspect's car
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is a dark, late-nineties model toyota or lexus.it probably has significant damage to the right corner of the hood and the to the right tail light.if you have any information on the vehicle or suspect, please contact south san francisco police. (james) that was then-candidate trump professing his love for wikileaks last october. now, the president's son, donald junior... is releasing private messages he exchanged with wikileaks during the presidential campaign. trump junior's lawyers had previously turned the exchanges over to congressional investigators. the communications began last september. wikileaks also sent trump junior more messages over the next several months asking for favors. trump junior says he did not answer them. (james) in other national news... another woman has come
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forward saying that alabama senate candidate roy moore sexually assaulted her when she was just 16 years old. the woman says it happened after he offered her a ride home from her job in the late 1970's. beverly young nelson says she was a 16-year-old high school student working at a restaurant where moore was a regular. she agreed to the ride but says instead of driving her home....she claims moore parked in a deserted area and assaulted her. moore was in his 30's and a county prosecutor at the time. this is the fifth sexual assault charge against the prospective senator. republican senator lindsey graham says moore should do more than just step aside if the allegations are true. (james)moore has denied any wrongdoing -- and calls the new allegations a "witch hunt."
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(darya) coming up... a credit card skimmer was found at another bay area gas station...we'll show you where it happened and what you need to do to make sure you are not a victim. (darya) and wild hogs are wreaking havoc in a bay area community...see what some people are doing to keep the hogs from destroying their yards.
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a major hot spot accident wb 580 at west end richmond bridge drive less than 20 min from the toll to 101 ( james ) to the east bay... where wild hogs are causing some serious problems for homeowners in san ramon. neighbors didn't think pigs would wander this far from the mountains. but take a look at this video -- you can see them just tearing up this yard. the homeowner says the pigs caused thousands of dollars worth of damage... so her family had to dig up the entire yard.
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( james ) the homeowner tried calling her insurance. but they don't cover land... only the house. ( will ) will tran is live in oakland where east bay mud will be testing more schools for lead (rebecca) your bay area forecast is after the break. ♪
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the half hour with a check of weather and traffic... 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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rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the rebecca:look for mostly dry
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conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend. weekend. ( darya ) happening today in the east bay... east bay mud will be at an oakland elementary school to test the water for lead.( james ) kron 4's will tran is live at thornhill elementary school in
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oakland this morning with the details. ( will ) the testing will take place this morning at thornhill elementary school. this was one of at least 7 oakland schools where the water tested positive for lead earlier this year. the district says it has taken steps to fix the problem. east bay mud will test the water to make sure the lead is gone. thanks will. we will check back with you through out the morning. thanks will. we will
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check back with you through out (darya) as rain (darya) as rain returns to the bay area... some places are still recovering from last winter's storms. in contra costa county, morgan territory road outside clayton has been closed since february. the road connects clayton to livermore. last winter... a landslide took out part of the road... damaged a water line... and the asphalt buckled and cracked. repair on the road began in july and this week crews are hoping to pave the rebuild roadway and install new guard rails. the county has not said when
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the road will reopen but they are hoping... work will be done by early next month. ( darya ) in the santa cruz mountains road repairs are disrupting access to some homes. it's all because of storm damage left over from last winter... crews are trying to fix two roadways... black road and skyline boulevard near los gatos. the problem - if both are closed at the same time - it blocks access to 200 homes. to help people who live in the area... santa clara county is now postponing work on black road until cal-trans finishes work on skyline. that means the work on black road may not resume until after thanksgiving. ( james ) in the east bay. this morning we have new details about the steps the city of oakland is taking to prevent another deadly warehouse fire. next month marks one year since 36 people were killed in the ghost ship warehouse fire. the city released a report yesterday saying they are addressing six issues including bringing buildings up to code and increasing fire and building inspections. among the big changes..the city will increase its fire code
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inspectors from 8 to 20...by the end of next year. derick almena and max harris face 36 counts each of involuntary manslaughter for their alleged roles in the fire. both have pleaded not guilty. (james) the city of oakland has opened winter shelters for homeless people looking to get out of the cold. the winter response strategy is a pafrtnership between oakland... emeryville and alameda county officials. it will provide shleters for every night of the winter. the shelters will open at 6:00 each nightand close by 8:00 the next morning. officials say one of the biggest shelters st.vincect de paul society on 23rd street has 50 beds avaliable. (darya) gilroy police are warning people after a credit card skimmer was discovered at a gas station. police say they were swamped with credit card fraud cases over the weekend. they discovered the majority of victims used their cards at the valero gas station on first street. a skimming device was located
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on one of the pumps. investigators believe it was active for at least a week. they are encouraging people to encouraging they are encouraging people to check their bank statements for unauthorized purchases. (darya) san francisco is having trouble establishing regulations for the legal recreational marijuana market which begins this january. critics of legal pot are trying to restrict where it can be sold. the san francisco board of supervisors is set to take up the issue today. the board may vote on a measure to allow the sale of 'recreational' marijuana through existing 'medical' marijuana stores... as they continue to figure out where it will allow new stores. (james) on the peninsula.... another mountain lion warning this morning in san mateo county. a mountain lion was spotted walking on woodside road near portola road in woodside
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the witnesses' car scared off the animal which retreated up a hillside. the mountain lion did not appear to be injured ...and was not aggressive. experts say if you encounter a mountain lion... try to look as big as possible... make as much noise as you can...and do ánotá turn your back. ( james ) coming up on the kron 4 morning news.... we'll take you out to last night's raiders groundbreaking ceremony in las vegas as they mark a new chapter. (james) and we'll tell you the worst times to be on the roads this thanksgiving holiday -- so you can avoid the crowds. ( rebecca ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. ( robin ) and i am trackingyour morning
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♪ remember when christmas was magical? when the mail-man delivered to the north pole? and we all had a front-row,
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shoulder-top seat at the parade? let's get back there. santa's wonderland at bass pro shops has what we've all been missing. with the crafts... rc trucks... even a picture with santa. and it's all free. that's right, free. plus, you can save on great gifts during our santa's wonderland kick-off sale. time passes. hold onto christmas. a major hot spot at the west
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end of the richmond bridge accident clearing, backed up acoss the span through the tolls
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(darya) if you're traveling for thanksgiving -- you're going to want to avoid the roads next tuesday and the following monday. that's monday.the following monday. that's according to gps navigation company waze -- which gathered data on drive times from over 90 million users last november. (james) in san francisco -- the
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worst drive times for thanksgiving week are 4-to-6 tuesday, 2-to-4 wednesday, noon to 2 on thanksgiving, 2- to-4 on friday, and 3-to-5 on saturday.(darya) supermarket (darya) supermarket traffic is at its worst at 3 pm the day before thanksgiving. and black friday traffic is the worst at 1 pm. the average driver spent
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$37 dollars on gas over thanksgiving last year.
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a major hot spot at the west end of the richmond bridge accident clearing, backed up acoss the span through the tolls 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. rebecca:look for mostly dry conditions today before a storm system brings widespread rainfall and breezy to locally gusty winds during the day
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wednesday to the north bay and through the remainder of the region wednesday night. after another period of dry conditions, a third system is possible late in the upcoming weekend.
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(james) traffic signs are there to protect everyone on the road -- and prevent accidents. (darya) but the signs are often ignored -- as stanley
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roberts finds out in people behaving badly. this is a prius and the driver appears to be lost, you can usually tell that by the slow driving anf rapid direction change nats: ambiance at one point the driver comes to stop and the door opens, he exits the vehicle and heads to the rear of the car opens the hatchback and looks around for a moment then he grabs what appears to be a pink travel pillow after which he casually walks back to the drivers side where he tosses the pillow inside, then he goes throught his pockets removing items before removing his jacket, oh i forget to mention, this is inside the temporary transbay terminal in san francisco nats: ambiance then there is this ford, also inside the terminal. are area where only buses are permitted, all of the drivers ignored this do not enter sign tget inside the terminal ifou happen to be in the area of the terminal there are quat a few signs
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like this no left turn except muni . but you will see people turning left anyway nats: ambiance over on folsome this sign reads no turns except buses . simple enough so you will see buses turn but ofter followed by a no bus . it's actually only one lane nats: ambiance however, that means nothing to people determined to make the left turn anyway nats: ambiance and there is another do not enter sign at which is ignored so then the driver either endes up inside the terminal or are forced to make an u-turn and head back the other directions nats: ambiance but here is the best or should i day the worst, this uber stopped in the dedicated bus lane with his hazards on.. slowly inching forward until nats: ambiance his passenger arrives. but does he leave? . nope he continuies to stay posted up in the bus lane.. the point an out of service bus must go around . yup that's whats it's like around the temporary trans bay terminial nats: ambiancein san francisco stanley roberts kron 4 news (darya) after years
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of uncertainty --- the raiders have broken ground on a new stadium in las vegas. and contractors are now facing an ambitious timeline... the team wants to kick- off the 20-20 season at the new stadium. the ceremony was at the stadium site next to the las vegas strip. george lopez was the master of cerimonys commissioner roger goodell and former raider players were also in attendence. here is what raiders owner mark davis had to say about the ceremony. i only wish my father could be here as well but i know he's up there smiling proudly for he always said that the greatness of the raiders is in its future and thanks to all of you the future is now las vegas the raiders are coming.(darya) the raiders will remain in oakland until
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the new stadium ic complete. (darya) no curry no problem for the warriors... we'll see how they beat the magic. how kerr solved his lineup and a rubik's cube at the same time. and if lebron has to say he's the king, is he really the king? one subway rider apparently didn't think we'll be back as the kron 4 morning news continues.
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folsom.. (james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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