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a gas line exlosion is contained in san francisco. but not before it burned for nearly two hours and displaced people in one neighborhood.im standing by near the scene with the details. ( darya ) good morning i'm darya folsom..( james ) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic...
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more sunshine after skies brought plenty of blue to them yesterday as well. temperatures are icy cold outside again to start with daytime highs looking comfortable this afternoon back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early morning.orning. into early friday morning.
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no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( darya ) ( darya ) we continue to
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follow our big story in san francisco. the area around a gas explosion in the city's inner richmond district remains closed this morning. this is new video of the flames before fire crews arrived on fire crews arrived on scene yesterday afternoon. ( james ) here's a map to show you exactly where it happened. firefighters issued evacuations to people living within one block of the fire. (áádoubleboxááá) kron4's will tran is live near the scene ... with what happened overnight.
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thanks will.
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this morning we have dispatch audio from the chaos surrounding the gas explosion. it was very tense for fire dispatchers trying to determine where crews should focus their attention. take a listen. ( darya ) as you could
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hear, it was a very could hear, it as you as you could hear, it was a very intense time for fire crews trying to determine how to attack the fire, while making sure everyone who was in the buildings were out safely. they also had to account for their own fire crews to make sure everyone stayed safe while battling the fire. ( darya )(ááá2 shotááá) geary boulevard is a major street through san francisco. this morning road closures are affecting neighbors who live near the scene.( james ) kron4's sara stinson is live with more on impact this morning.sara.
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the area around the explosion is expected to be closed throughout the morning. geary boulevard is a main thoroughfare through san francisco. streets around geary inclduing beaumont avenue to stanyan street, spruce street to parker avenue ... will be closed.. there are businesses and residential buildings in the area where this happened. we spoke to a resident who arrived to see huge flames near her home.
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homes there will be some issues.theres water damage for a our neighbors for sure.but not for us we're fine.> thanks sara. ( darya ) the fire brings back memories of the deadly p-g & e explosion in san bruno in 20-10. in both cases ... it took p-g &- e more than an hour to stop the flow of gas.( james ) eight people were killed in san bruno ... and 38 homes were destroyed
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when a p-g & e pipe-line exploded underground. it took the utility from 60 to 90 minutes to stop the gas flow. the national transportation safety board determined it took the company that long to stop the gas because of poor planning and organization. in 20-11 ... the n-t-s-b indicated it was the result of more than 50 years of bad pipeline management. the utility was fined millions and convicted on six felony charges of failing to properly maintain the pipeline. a fedferal judge is still overseeing pg&e because of that san bruno case. ( james ) for more and interviews on the gas line explosion. download the kron 4 mobile app. its free on the apple app store and android store. you can also get breaking news... weather and traffic sent right to your phone. ( james ) still ahead on the kron 4 morning news...
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the oakland unified school district is trying to come up with money for the coming school year. details after the break. ( james ) kevin durant gets defensive over his impending free agency ... as more rumors spread about his off-season plans. ( james ) and after the break...the latest on heated talks over border security ... as we get closer to another possible government shutdown. ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. checking the checking the bay bridge commute on wb 80. your drive time is less than 30 min from the maze to fremont street glad you're back how you feeling? ♪ ♪ (both) exhausted. but finally being able to make that volunteer trip happen was... awesome. awesome. you have to scrub.
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temperatures are icy cold outside again to start with daytime highs looking comfortable this afternoon back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early friday morning. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 bridge wb 80 is spots. bay no major hot
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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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in the east bay, the oakland unified school district is moving forward with a plan to address a lack of money for the coming school year. this as a possible teachers strike looms over t kr clifford has details. the oakland unified school district says that for the 2019-2020 school year the district is facing a 21 million dollar budget
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shortfall. that's mainly due to having 10,000 empty seats across the district and flat enrollment of new students.the district is currently working on a plan to balance the books. that could include closing schools, reorganizing schools, laying off administrative staff or cutting services. the superintendent of the school district was asked what it would take to fix these problems. sot well ,i think it's many different things. we definitely need more funding from the state. the advocacy going on by many different stake holders is important. two, we have to take a look at how many kids we actually have. our hope is that in the future we have more kids coming into our school but there has to be the harsh look at how many kids we have to make sure the number of school we have match. we have to make sure we are right sizing the district. we also need to work
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to invest in our teachers. it's not just one strategy that's going to get us out of this viscous cycle. it's many different strategies that if we stay focused on them that will help us be in a better position to provide an education for our students.the other big challenge facing the district right now is a potential teachers strike. the superintendent says that she is committed to working with the teachers to find a solution but in the event of strike the district will have a plan to keep the schools open.sotwe will be bringing in lots of different individuals. some bay be subs, some bay be folks that are here in central office. the plan will look differently at the various levels of elementary, middle and high schoolin oakland, charles clifford kron4 news. ( james ) in national headlines ... we are less than two weeks away before another possible partial government shutdown. this as lawmakers work on an
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agreement for border security. a bi-partisan group of protection officials. thborder security that came out of the meeting was a combination of barriers, technology and personnel. lawmakers say they need to come to an agreement by friday morning ... to give the house and senate enough time to pass it. as the february 15-th shutdown deadline looms ... president trump has said he might declare a national emergency to fund a border barrier. ( james ) coming up ... more cases of the measles are popping up in california ... and doctors are stressing the importance of vaccinations. ( james ) and taking a look at the cold temperatures around the bay area.
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more sunshine after skies brought plenty of blue to them yesterday as well. temperatures are icy cold outside again to start with daytime highs looking comfortable this afternoon back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early friday ( robin ) no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. oakland a
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stalled reported nb 880 near 16th. traffic jammed from high street. take wb 580 instead. ( james ) for your health this morning... at least 10 states... including california ... are reporting cases of measles ... leading doctors to stress the importance of getting vaccinated. doctors are recommending kids get the m- m-r vaccine. which protects against measles, mumps and rubella. kids at 6-months old and pregnant women can also start getting the flu vaccine. ( james ) the c-d-c says there are no alternatives to
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more sunshine after skies brought plenty of blue to them yesterday as well. temperatures are icy cold outside again to start with daytime highs looking comfortable this afternoon back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early friday morning. no major hot spots. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf.oakland a stalled reported nb 880 near 16th. traffic jammed from high street. take wb 580 instead. ( james ) to follow our big story in san
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francisco. the area around a gas explosion in the city's inner richmond district remains closed this morning. this is new video of the flames before fire crews arrived on scene yesterday afternoon. ( darya )afternoon. 580 instead.street. take wb 580 instead. ( james ) we continue to follow our big story in san francisco. the area around a gas explosion in the city's inner richmond district remains closed this morning. this is new video of the flames before fire crews arrived on scene yesterday afternoon. ( darya )( james ) here's a map to show you exactly where it happened. firefighters issued evacuations to people living within one block of the fire. (áádoubleboxááá) kron4's
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will tran is live near the scene ... with what happened overnight. thanks will. thanks will. thanks will.
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( darya ) the red cross made saint mary's cathedral in san francisco a shelter for anyone affected by the explosion.( james ) and while we were there last night, officials wanted to send a reminder to people to always have a plan when it comes to preparing for disasters.
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4 mobile app. its free on the apple app store and android store. you can also get breaking news... weather and traffic sent right to your phone. ( james ) now to the east bay.a deadly police shooting of a homeless man in oakland is now the subject of wrongful death lawsuit. civil rights attorney john burris has filed a wrongful death claim against four oakland police officers for the shooting death joshua pawlik. it happened back on march 11, 2018. burris says oakland police were called to the 900 block of 42nd street where pawlik was seen on the ground between to houses. police opened fire when he got up.
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city attorney's office say they cannot comment until they have time to review the lawsuit. ( james ) police in san francisco are offering a 100- thousand dollar reward for information to help find and convict a serial killer from a cold case in 19-70's. police released a new sketch of the killer which shows his age progression. police believe the killer... who has been dubbed the "doodler"... is wanted for several assaults against gay men ... which police say are connected to five murders ... all in the 70's. four of the killers victims were found on ocean beach... another was found at golden gate park. police now believe there may be survivors of other attacks ... that have not come forward. ( darya ) still ahead on the kron four morning news... a preview of the issues governor gavin newsom plans to talk about for his state of the state address.
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gotta talk to you. >( darya ) kevin durant gets defensive over his impending free agency ... as more rumors spread about his off-season plans. ( darya ) and next... a pita chip recall. find out how the affected products could harm people with ( john ) and i am tracking your bay area forecast. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá) (áábreakáá)(ácommercialá)
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more sunshine after skies brought plenty of blue to them yesterday as well. temperatures are icy cold outside again to start with daytime highs looking comfortable this afternoon back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early friday morning.
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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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( darya ) new this morning ... a popular brand of pita chips is under recall over allergy concerns. frito-lay is recalling a small number of "stacy's simply naked pita chips." the company says they may contain undeclared milk ingredients which could cause severe allergic reactions to some people. once person has had an allergic reaction
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so far. the recalled products has a "use by" date of april 23 2019. no other stacy's products or flavors are recalled.you can return the chips to the store you bought them from. ( james ) governor gavin newsom is gearing up for his first state of the state address. kron4's capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has a preview. gathering inspiration for his state of the state speech and holding up the losing end of a super bowl bet. governor gavin newsom served lunch in new england patriots' gear at a food pantry wednesday. donning a tom brady jersey, newsom listened to the issues facing california's homeless population. "we have to be more resourceful in terms of sense of urgency and responsibility, the biggest problem we have in this state is people feel like this is somebody else's problem, not theirs." the governor hinted he'll underline the push to handle the affordability problem in his state of the state address...a speech likely to take the opposite
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approach to immigration as president trump's did in the state of the union.. "we're in a state where 27% of us are foreign born. there's no more diverse state in our union and we're living together and advancing together in remarkable ways." president trump says he's ordering another 3,750 troops to the mexican border in anticipation of a migrant caravan. newsom says he's working to learn more "my current understanding and i imagine this is dynamic and could change, its likely those troops will not come to california they'll be deployed in other parts of the country, but we'll wait for more instruction. we have our own national guard at the border and i've been clear over the last few months that we are assessing that." on topics in addition to homelessness and immigration...the governor will deliver his state of the state address tuesday. tag ( darya ) now to the
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warriors. they are on a roll after hosting the spurs. lets get to the highlights. ( james ) first quarter, warriors off and running. andre iguodala gets loose for a dunk. later on, klay thompson going to work. gets the steal ... and the three-pointer on the other end is good. the warriors led by 14 at the break. in the 3rd, durant throwing it down... golden state was running away with it. then in the 4th, golden state nearly up 40. the guys off the bench get into the mix. warriors with a blowout win ... 141-102. ( darya ) with other teams around the league making moves before today's trade deadline, there's been ramped up talk about kevin ramped up talk about kevin durant's offseason plans. last night he expressed his
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frustration with stories about his free agency. ( darya ) durant has a 2019 player option on his contract ... meaning he can opt out and become a free agent again after this season ... if he decides. ( james ) coming up in the next hour.
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back into the 50's. skies will remain dry today before rainfall pushes in into early friday morning. ( robin ) hot spot accident wb at central blocking. oakland a stalled reported nb 880 near 16th. traffic jammed from high street. take wb 580 instead. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the maze to sf. ( james ) coming up in the next hour. we're following that gas explosion in san francisco... that's still closing lanes this morning. kron-4 will tran will have a live report with the latest. ( james ) plus... a cold case re-opens for a a serial killer in san francisco... and now a huge reward is being offered for the killers capture. ( james ) and... we've got the details on how the oakland unified school district plans to get more money for the upcoming school year. (ácommercialá)(áábreakáá)
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(darya) good morning i'm darya folsom..(james) and i'm james fletcher. lets start the morning with a check of weather and traffic... hot spot accident wb at central blocking. oakland a stalled reported nb 880 near 16th. traffic jammed from high street. take wb 580 instead. bay bridge wb 80 is less then 30 min from the mazeo

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