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>> reporter: >> pam: next on kron-4 news at eight: neighbors versus neighbors when dogs attack. see more of the damage done. and the confrontation afterward. and a difference of opinion between the health department and a bay area whole foods. tonight: what each side is saying about a maggot problem. i'm pam moore. the news -- at eight -- is next. >> reporter:now at eight: >> reporter:vicious dog attacks lead to confrontations between bay area neighbors. and one of the offending dogs isn't your usual suspect. jacqueline is here to show you how hot it's going to be heading in to the weekend, as everyone continues to crank up the a-c. >> reporter:u-c is often at the top of a lot of important lists. >> reporter:now they're on a list that has a lot of students concerned. >> reporter:kron-4 investigates a difference of opinion between the health department and a bay area
whole foods market. >> reporter:tonight: what each side is saying about a maggot problem. and -- new at eight: what experts are saying about the way your kids eat chicken that could stun you. >> reporter:this is a full hour of your choice for prime time news at 8. (male announcer): this is the bay area news station, kron 4 news starts now. >> pam:contra costa animal services says. this 7-year- old black labrador retriever. is one attacking people in brentwood. two people were taken to the hospital following the attack. kron 4's justine waldman witnessed a firey exchange between those defending the dogs, and the victim's relatives. she reports from brentwood. >> they were eating my dogs. >> reporter: reed went to the hospital with imjuries.
>> reporter:one a black lab retriever >> reporter: telling me that they are loving and kind. >> i've never seen the dog bite anyone. they have a tendency to try to jump on you in lick you to death but that is about it. >> reporter: in quarantine for the next 10 days as a dangerous dog investigation is under way it will determine if the owners' faces any charges or if they need to be put down >> pam: day of record setting temperatures. people spent the warm day outside. and tried many ways to stay cool during the heat wave. >> pam: on the other side of the things. fire officials remain on high alert. >> pam: cal -fire has banned
all open fire burning in several counties. including alameda, contra costa, santa clara and san mateo. this is a live look outside. temperatures are cooling off for the evening. i'm in the weather center with kron 4's chief meterologist jacqueline bennett -- what can we expect for friday and the weekend. .. >> pam: continuing our team coverage. kron4's charles clifford is >> jacqueline: it will cool off so much more dramatically. away from the coast of very hot with record temperatures in concord with 93, hayward and nine antioch 95. much cooler in the '70s and '80s and other locations. temperatures still in the '80s out in pleasanton and
antioch 64 and half wahl bay. it will become much cooler as we had in to be we can't especially. as we head into the weekend especially >> jacqueline: out at crissy field in san francisco. where he spent the afternoon in the heat. charles? >> reporter:this was pleasant hill thursday afternoon. it reached about 91 degrees around noon. pretty good day to get a scoop of ice cream. this was downtown san jose on thursday morning. just a great day to be outside. this is a shot from a trail in alviso. lots of people out enjoying the sunshine today. >> reporter:further south, people were taking advantage
of the warm weather to head out onto anderson lake. on jet skis... boats... >> reporter:in pacifica this afternoon, these kids were enjoying some fun in the sun. a few of them actually had to hit the shade underneath the jungle gym. >> reporter:and finally here in san francisco it was a fantastic day to hit the beach. it got a little breezy here at crissy field, but the fog kept it's distance on thursday. . >> pam: a mandatory evacuation order because of a brush fire in southern california, has now been lifted. but officials warn. residents could be asked to leave again. >> pam: fire officials say, the wildfire in san bernadino county has already burned one-thousand acres and is only 10-percent contained. >> pam: officials issued the mandatory evacuation yesterday afternoon for more than 16-thousand homes. >> pam: today they did keep 9 schools in nearby rancho
cucamonda closed for a second day. strongs winds have hindered efforts to extinguish the blaze, but officials say, at this time it is not spreading. >> pam: four employees at the trader joes in san carlos. were robbed at gunpoint last night. >> pam: the san mateo county sheriff's office says, after the store closed at around 9-30 in the evening. four men with dark complexions, wearing hooded sweatshirts, gloves, black pants and bandanas covering their faces. walked through an unlocked door, pointing semi -automatic handguns at the employees. and demanded cash. the sheriff's office says, the armed robberers got away with several thousand dollars. in what investigators are calling a rare incident. >> we pride ourselves on that obviously that it we are a very sick community
this is just a rare incident. >> pam: none of the employees was injured. the sheriff's office says, the store does not have a video surveillance system. but investigators are checking with neighboring businesses to see if they have cameras which may have caught a glimpse of the armed robberers. >> pam: new at 11 tonight. we'll share some of the security measures the store is taking, in light of the incident. >> pam: happening now. >> pam: the golden state warriors battling for a win at home against the clippers. tonight. it is game six -- of a best of seven series. and the clippers lead 3- games to the warriors 2. kron 4's j-r stone is live tonight at oracle arena. where the fans are rooting for the home team to pull through tonight. j-r? >> pam: the doninant story off the court.the nba's effort to force clippers owner donald sterling to sell his team.after he was heard making rascist comments on a leaked audio tape. >> reporter: simul defense
>>go warriors! that is where i am from... so you know? >> reporter:today a committee of 10 nba owners had a conference call to discuss how the process would play out. 75 percent of the owners would need to vote in favor of forcing sterling to sell.a legal fight from sterling is expected. >> reporter:meanwhile. kareem abdul jabar is speaking out. >> reporter:the hall of famer says court documented rascism in sterlings other business dealings - like refusing to rent apartments to minorities - should have prompted the nba to take disciplinary action sooner.
>>owners want to end sterling's ownership "expeditiously" >> it is a very ugly face to the world and i am glad that he is that he is no longer at face of the nba. he seems to be content with how he feels this sad but seems to be true >> reporter:new york - nba owners are not wasting any time to end the tenure of one of their own, embattled l.a. clippers owner donald sterling. the nba owners' advisory/finance committee has held its first meeting about sterling and is committed to ending his ownership "as expeditiously as possible." >> reporter:the 10-member committee held a conference call thursday to discuss "the process for termination of donald t. sterling's ownership of the los angeles clippers," the league says in a statement. >> reporter:commissioner adam silver banned sterling for life and fined him $2.5 million tuesday for making racist comments. silver said he also would urge owners to
force sterling to sell. >> reporter:the committee plans to meet again next week. los angeles - an attorney representing the woman donald sterling was talking to when he made racist remarks says the hour-long conversation was taped by mutual agreement last september and provided to a friend for safekeeping, who then leaked it to tmz. >> reporter:lawyer siamak nehoray says v. stiviano sent two snippets of the conversation, recorded in her los angeles duplex, to a friend who released them without her permission. nehoray says stiviano, 31, only learned they would become public after tmz contacted her. >> reporter:in the recording, the los angeles clippers owner expresses his unhappiness with stiviano for posting online photos of herself with black people, including basketball great magic johnson. >> reporter:in march, sterling's wife, rochelle, sued stiviano, seeking the return of more than $2.5 million in gifts stiviano allegedly received from her husband. >> reporter:n-b-a owners aren't wasting any time to pushing out controversial clippers' owner donald sterling. in depth on sports night live sunday night. and digging deeper into sterling scandal. plus an update on the warriors in the playoffsalso the bay area baseball teams are on an upswing. catch sports night live at
nine sunday night.right after the kron 4 news at eight. >> pam: a man is facing a number of charges -- in connection with kidnapping two women in mountain view. kenneth middlebrook is facing charges of. kidnapping, robbery and assault with a deadly weapon. police say, middlebrook kidnapped two women in alviso on sunday. intentionally crashed her car on the freeway in order to get away from the suspect during the alleged kidnapping. other labor issues. female announcer: sleep train's interest free for 3 event
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>> reporter:u.c. berkeley is on a long list of schools. now being investigated by the federal government, for how it handles sexual abuse allegations by students. >> reporter:the department of education is heading the review. >> catherine: >> pam:kron 4's scott rates is on the cal campus tonight. with more on what's behind the investigation. scott? >> reporter:that report released by the education department lists cal berkeley is one of 55 schools facing a federal investigation >> reporter:the federal education department announced thursday it be looking at the way 55 schools across the county handle sexual abuse allegations by their students u.c berkeley is made the list >>"i think that's horrible" >> reporter:the government quick to point out the list is strictly about investigations of complaints and that they are not making any judgments and for cal being on the list, does not mean that the school violated any laws, still students are weary
>>"i don't feel safe" >> reporter:according to white house research 1 in 5 female students across the country is a victim of assault. u.c berkeley put out this statement >>"sexual assault on college campuses is a critical issue and we will cooperate fully with the investigation." >>" sexual assault will not be tolerated in our community. "much has been done to strengthen the campus' handling of these issues, but we understand that there is always room for >> reporter:the governments task force on the issue has also set up a new website that offers recourses for victims, notalone.gov >> reporter:other that u-c berkeley.here are some of the other notable schools being investigated. >> reporter:u-s-c. princeton >> reporter:dartmouth >> reporter:harvard law school. >> reporter:penn state. >> reporter: arizona state. >> reporter:university of michigan - ann arbor.
>> reporter:michigan state. >> reporter:north carolina at chapel hill. >> reporter:florida state. >> reporter:washington state. >> reporter:we've posted the complete list.on our website.kron4.com. >> reporter:it was supposed to be a joke but school officials in new jersey aren't laughing. >> reporter:62 high school students at teaneck high went from pranksters to prisoners last night after police say they trashed their school. >> reporter:officers responded to the school's burglar alarm around 2 am last night. >> reporter:police say they arrived to find throngs of teenagers wreaking havoc--- chairs were dragged into the hallways, urine everywhere and grease applied to the doors. >> reporter: some managed to run away but 38 juveniles and 24 18- year-olds were arrested and hauled into vans. >> reporter:the minors were released but the ones who are legal adults faced a judge this morning. >> reporter:while some parents thought the prank went too far others thought the police went too far. >>i know he thought it was
fun and games, but it's real life. it's not fun and games >>it's a yearly prank that's done. the police should not have arrested these kids. >> reporter:but in case you're wondering, classes started on time this morning. back at the school custodians scrambled to clean-up so classes started on time. schulhof >> jacqueline: it will not be as warm as it has been and nights passed. as we head into the afternoon sorter alarming that 3:00 and much cooler around the bay area. inland valleys will be cooler but still in the upper 80s soap still pretty warm. upper 60 and half moon bay and ocean beach. a mix of 70's and low 80's up and down the
peninsula. the upper 70's for it san leandro 10 fremont. and leadbelly's not in the '90s. places like antioch killing 87 same think for livermore. 83 in cupertino and 874 morgan hill will '80s and the north bay keeping to patricia to the cooler. here is a look at the extended forecast tomorrow cooler but still warm and spot this weekend, the cool down will affect everyone. los 60s and low 70's and even cooler by monday.
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slate met with the silicon valley company involved. to learn more about how this device could forever change the way we interact with our computer. >> pam: >> reporter: where you can reach of and from the view and do all of the things that what it was the what was impossible with computers. >> reporter:the leap motion controller senses how you naturally move your hands and lets you use interact with and control your computer in a whole new way >> reporter:point, wave, reach, grab. pick something up and move it. do things you never dreamed possible >> reporter:it's not trying to replace your mouse and keyboard but make use of the
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>> pam: ahead at eight- thrity. severe storms terrorizing several states-- dramatic moments on a residential street caught on camera. >> pam: plus -- new treatment that could help more americans get a better night's sleep. >> reporter:new information tonight about maggots in the meat case at the whole foods in san francisco's noe valley. the cooling trend will start spreading throughout the bay area. female narrator: for over 60,000 california female narrator: for over 60,000 california foster children a pair of shoes is a small but important gift. my shoes have a hole in them. i can barely fit in these anymore. i hope no one would notice. they hurt my feet. i never had new shoes before. to help, sleep train is collecting new shoes of all sizes. bring your gift to any sleep train, and they'll be given to a local foster child in need. not everyone can be a foster parent... but anyone can help a foster child.
kerman talks to the health department about how the grocer has responded to the situation. >> reporter:whole foods maggots thursday >> reporter:inspectors with the san francisco department of public health returned to the whole foods market in noe valley for a third time in less than a week, to reinspect the meat deparment this after maggots were discovered in the meat case two mondays ago. >>richard lee/s.f. dept of environmental health: whole foods has done everything we have asked them to do. >> reporter:richard lee, the acting director of the department of environmental health says that includes setting up new cleaning procedures including cleaning two floor drains that could be the source of the maggots >>richard lee/s.f. dept of environmental health: they're going to be doing deep cleaning every week which they weren't doing >> reporter:initially whole foods told the health department they had found only one dead maggot on that monday kron 4 began its investigation, whole foods admitted there were several live maggots
>>richard lee/s.f. dept of environmental health: it disturbed me that what the story that was first told to our inspector was not what really happened >> reporter:whole foods has maitained that despite the discovery of maggots "the health department confirmed that there was never a public health risk." not exactly says the health department >>richard lee/s.f. dept of environmental health: we don't know if there was a health hazard of not >> reporter:lee says that's because they inspected three days after the maggots were discovered and cleaned up >>richard lee/s.f. dept of environmental health: if there was a potential adulteration or contamination we would remind whole foods they should not be selling food. >> reporter:whole foods won't comment on that only issuing this statement saying >>"we have high quality, sanitation and food safety standards. we conduct routine third-party audits to make sure we meet our own standards and exceed those of the health department. our top priority is to ensure this issue does not happen again."
>> reporter: forward, the health department says there could be additional inspections of this market, but with just 25 inspectors and more than 5500 food establishments to visit twice each year, that is something they can't confirm at this time. dan >> pam: palo alto based tesla motors. fined nearly 90-thousand dollars for a factory accident that seriously injured three workers. >> pam: the fine stems to an accident last november.when three men were badly burned after molten metal splattered on them. >> pam: this is video of emergency responders at the scene from our helicopter partnership with a-b-c 7. >> pam: safety officials say the company failed to ensure the equipment involved in that accident was properly maintained in a safe operating condition. >> pam: tesla has 15 days to file an appeal or contest the fines. >> pam: we now know the name of the pilot of that small plane that crashed into the san pablo bay over the weekend. the body of david everett plumb. was recovered inside the wreckage during yesterday's salvage operation.
>> pam: an autopsy done today by the contra costa coroner. determined that plumb died from multiple blunt- forceplumb's plane went into the water sunday. after colliding with another aircraft which landed safely. investigators say, the 33- year- old was from rocklin >> pam: on to a developing story. >> pam: as the eastern half of the country begins to dry out from this week's heavy storms -- many communities deal with flooding. >> pam: in baltimore == a street collapsed in a rainstorm yesterday. >>screaming >> pam: that was the scene in baltimore. after a massive storm system slammed the eastern part of the u-s. the national weather service says, nearly 19-inches of rain fell in alabama and florida. in just 24-hours. more damage could be seen in georgia. tonight, that storm is moving north. and the entire state of connecticut is under a flood watch. forecasters say, more than 3- inches of rain could fall before the storm system
passes. >> reporter:denver - colorado's marijuana experiment is threatened by the popularity of eating it instead of smoking it. afraid consumers are eating too much weed, the state's marijuana industry gathered with regulators and law enforcement wednesday to brainstorm ways to prevent dangerous reactions from overconsumption. >> reporter:the ideas under discussion include marking edible pot like ski slopes, a guide coloradans are very familiar with. weak marijuana products would have green dots, grading up to black diamonds for the most potent edibles. >> reporter:colorado already requires edible marijuana to be sold with a "serving size" of 10mg of thc, marijuana's work group is considering how to increase consumer education after reports of consumers eating too much and having dangerous reactions.
massachutesetts prosecutors >> pam: say former new england patriots star aaron hernansez is facing new charges from a jailhouse fight that happened earlier this year. >> pam: the grand jury indicted hernandez today for assault, battery and threats, after police say he punched a fellow inmate several times at the counyt's correction house in february. >> pam: hernandez is already being held in jail for murder and weapons charges for the death of odin lloyd last summer. >> pam: he has pleaded not guilty to those charges. >> pam: sleep deprived americans have a new option to treat sleep apnea. the device is the first- of its kind. and helps keep airways open by zapping them with an electric current.
>> pam: new tonight at 8 - state water managers conducted their final snow survey of the season today. and the news is bleak. to say the least. kron 4's charles clifford has details. >> reporter:on thursday morning, just off highway 50, not far from lake tahoe, a snow survey resources found 0 inches of snow at phillips station. >> reporter:a month ago, this same spot was a winter wonderland, but now these fields are dry and only small patches of fading snow linger amongst the trees. >> reporter:the situation isn't much better any where else in california. in the northern sierra the snowpack is at just 7 percent of average for this time of year, it's at 24 percent in the central sierra and the southern sierra has only 18 percent. when that meager amount of snow melts, it won't be nearly enough to refill california's already depleted rivers and reservoirs. >> reporter:it's clearly been a very disappointing year in term of any water supply recovery coming off dry years last year and the year before. now we are very concerned of course about what might happen next season.
>> reporter:also on thursday, the us drought monitor released an updated map of drought condition across the country. here in california, our dry conditions have remained unchanged from last week. about a quarter of the state, including five counties here in the bay area, are dealing with exceptionally dry conditions. in san francisco, charles clifford kron 4 news. [doorbell rings] hey. hey. what's this? it's u-verse live tv. with at&t u-verse... you can watch live tv from your device. hey. hey. anywhere in your home. [doorbell rings] hey. hey. so you won't miss a minute of the game. call now to get a u-verse bundle for the same great price for 2 years. guaranteed.
(male announcer): now, here's stanley roberts who found some people behaving badly. >> reporter:i had a feeling yall was going to get me sooner or later they ya had to be with stanley come on man i ain't no bad person this man who goes by the name of oh may in fact need to play the lotto because this was a special day for him we'll come back to him in a moment >>damn you cought me! i watch you every morning man >> reporter:i'm out with the
department of parking and traffic boot patrol who just about every day are on a mission, to catch scofflaw vehicle owners >> reporter:like the owner of this pick up truck that has >> reporter:seven cites for 798 >> reporter:this means the owner had 7 outstanding tickets costing close to 800 dollars, the interesting part. it's not the amout you owe that could get you booted >> reporter:it's the amount of tickets you receive, you get one ticket, nothing get two or three still nothing, heck you can even get 4 and nada . but that fifth parking ticket >> reporter:then you become boot worthy, and when youbecome booth worthy you end up in the computer system that scans your license plate and then the boot comes out >> reporter:the owner of this pickup racked up 9 parking tickets for a whopping 15 hundred and 42 dollars >> reporter:but that really not the whopper in fines, they caughtone commercial vehicle that racked up . wait for it . 41 thousand dollars in tickets . can you say give the vehicle away
>> reporter: there are only two way to get a boot off you can do pickup did and pay the fine or you could ignore it for 72 hours then the boot automatically is removed >> reporter:and replaced with a tow truck for lets just say a whole lot more. hmmmm i see an auction in the near future >> reporter:it's your luckly day we can place a boot on your vehicle so we were going to have you towed but since you're here you are free to go >> reporter:you see the boot patrol tried to book oh's truck buuuuuut >>it just popped >>the boot broke so maybe just maybe "oh" should play the lottery or park in a oh i know a privateparking lot until he can pay off the close to 900 dollars in
fines who >>nats: all you got to do is get them under 5, im doing that today >>funny .that's what they all say oh where was i oh yea .in apps. >> reporter: people have been beating wings and drumsticks for the millennium so she really did nothing that is what makes kids aggressive. it also noted that kids need exercise, recessed to blow off steam. but if you give them an option to cut of cut
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