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encounter in a capitol hill elevator ... a key senator throws a roadblock in brett kavanaugh's supreme court confirmation.(grant) good evening i'm grant lodes.(vicki) and i'm vicki livakas thank you for joining us on kron 4 news at 5. no lack of drama in washington tonight. senate republicans asked president trump for an fbi investigation into the nominee. (grant) catherine heenan is here to take us through the surprise turn of events. catherine? (catherine landing all this, coming one day after a bay area professor accused brett kavanaughof attempted rape now the senate judiciary committee has agreed to let the f=b=i investigate the allegations -- with a deadline of october fifth. "it's been a complete twilight zone moment." "it feels like alice in wonderland around here." 11th hour maneuverings have sent brett kavanaugh's nomination into uncharted territory.even members of the judiciary committee seemed confused "we had to get this
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done by 2 o'clock." "well is it done? is flake's thing gonna happen?"arizona republican jeff flake looked deeply shaken after his confrontation with a sex crime victim. don't look away from me! look at me and tell me that it doesn't matter what happened to me! look at me when i'm talking to you! you're telling me that my assault doesn't matter!he voted to send the nomination to the full senate ... on one condition. "i think it would be proper to delay the floor vote for up to but not more than one week in order to let the fbi continue to do an investigation.with only a slim republican majority, flake's vote on the senate floor is crucial ... along with susan collins and lisa murkowski, swing voters... also under pressure.we will remember! in november!protests today outside collins' office in portland maine...at murkowski's headquarters in anchorage ....and in fargo, north dakota, a red state where democratic senator heidi heittcamp is in an uphill re=election battle.the f=b=i has seven days to investigate allegations that kavanaugh sexual abused women in the past,so far three women have come forward.i believed he was going to rape meyesterday, palo alto university professor christine blahzee ford testified that kavanaugh assaulted her when they were high school students."i thought her testimony was very compelling ...today president trump called her a fine woman. as for the republican leadership's call for an fbi probe... they have to do what they think is right. they have to be comfortable with themselves and i'm sure that's
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what they are." (catherine (catherine landing the senate republican leadership did schedule a prcedural vote on kavanaugh for tomorrow. but the up or down on his nomination won't happen until the f=b=i delivers its report one week from today. vicki and grant? (vicki) a woman in the north bay held captive in an apartment -- narrowly escapes her attacker... who she says threatened her with a knife and attempted to rape her.(grant) the terrifying encounter happened in rohnert
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park -- where...as kron four's philippe djegal reports... the suspect was taken into custody. (philippe) a 25-year-old woman tells the rohnert park department of public safety that when she stopped by this apartment on joanne court late wednesday night... she intended only to pick-up some school books she loaned to a 25-year-old acquaintance of hers -- sergio heredia- trujillo. instead, she says heredia-trujillo threatened her with a knife, pulled her pants down and ripped off her underwear... before attempting to rape her. no name/neighbor- "i'm not used to this and so it was scary because everybody was alseep." the victim called 9-1-1 more than five hours after the ordeal started... she was able to escape the apartment after alledging heredia-trujillo also bit and choked her... telling her to stay quiet, or else he'd kill her. the woman tells investigators she knocked on her neighbor's doors for help but no one initially answered... until someone finally let her in to call police.pujjal khanal/neighbor- "it's very unfortunate what happened." not everyone heard the woman's pleas for help.no name/neighbor- "i'm a light sleeper, and i didn't hear any noise at all before that. before the police and all that. i didn't hear any noises -- i didn't hear anything. anything out of the ordinary." the d-p-s says heredia-trujillo lives here, but is not on the lease. a neighbor says he was arrested
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in the grass outside the apartment. police later discovered six cars in the area with smashed windows... and, broken glass in heredia- trujillio's pockets. the d-p-s believes he was intoxicated and under the influence of alcohol at the time.no name/neighbor- "in that situation, i wouldn't come to this situation, go up with a person that you don't really know. or, even if you know, if you know that person, and you know that can be trouble, you wouldn't go." heredia-trujillo is being held at the sonoma county jail. his bail set at 50-thousand dollars. he was booked on a list of charges... including assault with intent to commit rape, assault with a deadly weapon... kidnapping, false imprisonment and sexual battery. in rohnert park, philippe djegal, kron four news.
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(grant) new at 5... more arrests in the apple store "snatch-and-grab" crime ring. we're learning 2 more people are now in custody. we're also getting our first look at some of the people accused of stealing one-million dollars worth of apple products. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us with more on who these guys are. (ryan) here they are... 10 of the 17 suspects... and all facing numeus theft charges tonight. the youngest... only 18-years old... while the oldest in the group... is 23. these suspects have been booked into the alameda county jail. here's the video we've been showing... of multiple apple store robberies. the suspects all with hoodies on... grabbing the apple products and taking-off. police are calling these crimes... organized retail thefts... that spanned 19 counties, including thefts in santa rosa, emeryville, and corte madera over the last month. one other person was arrested as well... and is being held in sonoma county.
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(ryan) police say they're not done yet... they've got warrants out for 6 other suspected thieves in this criminal ring. (vicki) today facebook said information belonging to nearly 50 million users was exposed in an attack discovered earlier this week. the breach exploited facebook's "view-as" feature, which lets user's view their page the way other users would see it. exploiting the feature gave attackers the ability to potentially take control of the accounts. facebook said it doesn't know who or where the attackers were based. according to the company, the issue has been fixed and reported to the f-b-i. the "view as" feature has been turned off as the company investigates. it's not clear yet if exposed user information was actually accessed. the attack may have begun as early as september 16th. (grant)construction of a temporary fix to the salesforce transit center could begin as early as tomorrow(vicki)as you know earlier this week cracks were discovered in two support
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beams forciing the shutdown of the brand new transit center. kron 4's dan kerman has been following the story. he joins us from the transit center with the latest.
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(vicki)in the east bay - a high school faced some unique challenges in the past few days... (grant)this after a car accident knocked out power at the school. kron four's terisa estacio is live in fremont for us tonight... (tes)all is quiet here at irvington high school tonight... granted it is a friday and kids are gone for the weekend... but today there was alot of silence here, because there were no bells ringing bc there was no power. a few days ago, a car accident knocked out electricity for the school. (take pkg) this is what it looked like inside class at irvington high school in fremont friday... students sitting in the dark. there were no electronic devices, just old fashioned chalk boards and writing assignments, that is if you could see well enough to put pen to paper. lisa wallace, superintendent fremon unified school district. "we had a car accident hte other day on blacow, and that knocked out the power. we have x students attending here. we had to knock out the power to
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identify and fix the problem here. kim wallace is superintendent of fremont unified school district. she says despite the blackout, staff and students were making the best of it. wallace. they could work and have more contact with one another. as for students. some thought it was cool an truong, student it was kinda cool walking in the dark hallothers not. tai phan, student. i couldnt find the bathroom. and parents. julius chen, parent. i saw them running, they seemed to be having fun. jane chen, parent. why don't they fix it. (estacio live) getting it fixed is a priority according to the superintendent , hopefully everything will be worked out by monday. all of this not effecting football, the big games all played at the sports complex in town... and that has full power. te (tes) (tes) (tes)
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(vicki)disheartened.">(vicki) football field vandals. one high school in the south bay has to move their friday night football game tonight. we take a look at how the field was ripped apart. (grant) flying high?
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the confusing pot protocol at l-a-x. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break. ♪ flintstones! meet the flintstones. ♪ ♪ they're the modern stone age family. ♪ ♪ from the town of bedrock. ♪ meet george jetson. ♪ ♪ his boy elroy. with instant acceleration, electric cars are more fun to drive and more affordable than ever. electric cars are here. plug into the present.
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this is customizable str...whatever size.r family. it's saving money with flexible channel packs. live tv and the latest shows to stream. and all your streaming apps in one place - even netflix. this is how xfinity makes life. simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet and tv for just $34.99 a month for 12 months and customize by adding flexible channel packs. click, call or visit a store today. restaurant was shut down by
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the health department for the second time in three months. (grant) kron4'smaureen kelly reports this time the issue was a bunch of cock-roaches.. here's one of the cockroaches found by heath inspectors
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inside the china wall buffet on tuesday....as you can see it's very much alive.....here's the report that details their findings.....the inspection was triggered by a complaint by a customer dining at the all you can eat establishment claiming that a dead cockroach was found on a shrimp...and a dead bug was found on an oyster.inspectors went in and took these pictures....the report stating they found over 50 insects alive and dead inside food containers ....and 20 live cockroaches were discovered above the food preperation sink.... these findings caused the restarant to be closed temporarily.... when you have vermin in a restaurant that would be mice rats flies are cockroaches does your critters that carry disease organisms. in fact cockroaches for example they've isolated 32 different species of bacteria on cockroaches.the county's environmental health department says this same restaurant was shut down in june for not maintaining food at the proper tempature. with two closers in three months that definitely warrants in enhanced enforcement actiona man who identified himself as the owner declined to comment.... athough a woman who opened the door said that the restaurant was very clean...a health inspector who came back for a follow up inspection this afternoon agreed...and is allowing the restaurant to reopen.because the resturant was closed twice in three months....the owner
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will also have to attend an adminstrative hearing with the health department. a hearing agreement with specific expectations will be set for the restaurant. if the owner fails to meet those requirements - the resturant can face suspension of its operating permit.maureen kelly kron4 news. (grant) a six hour swat standoff closed a gas station in san jose today and left employees on edge. it started around 9-30 last night at the valero gas station on meridan avenue. police say employees self evacuated after a man began to threaten them and cause a disturbance. when officers arrived... the man refused to leave and barricaded himself inside.
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it wasn't until about three this morning when the man finally surrendered. police took him into custody. no one was hurt. (vicki) a morgan hill high school football team is forced to start the season away from home after the field was vandalized. kron 4's sara stinson shows us the damage to the field and the school. the morgan hill school district superintendent steve betando says earlier this week crews left the field open overnight so portable stands could be brought in, but vandals took advantage.tire marks show they did several donuts on the field.betando says crews filled most of the deep ruts, but they decided to move the game due to safety concerns.now the team and band will play at live oak high school on saturday- which is about ten minutes away.meanwhile the district continues to work with police to identify the people responsible.
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we have no leads. we are hoping someone comes forward with information and that someone knows about this."> it's still unclear if this was students from a rival high school or a random act of vandalism.as the district and police look for the people who did this, grounds crews will be working to get this fixed in time for the homecoming game next weekend. in morgan hill, sara stinson, kron 4 news.### (anchor) (anchor) (anchor) taking a live look outside-- overlooking downtown san francisco.
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(anchor) time now (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure
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center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. (vicki) while marijuana may still be illegal under federal law... there are many places in california you can use it leagally. now a
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new law in the books is giving you the green light to bring else. (grant) an elderly couple helps save a family from a car fire ... the gift they gave the woman after watching everything inside go up in flames.
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just in tonight -- we're learning that marty balin of the jefferson airplane has died. he was 76 years old.
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he died yesterday in tampa florida on the way to the hospital. no word on the cause of death. balin was part of the 1960s "san francisco sound",,, both as founder and lead singer of the airplane and co-owner of the club where the airplane and other bay area bands performed. (vicki) it's now okay to bring pot on the plane... if you're traveling from los angeles international airport. marijuana is still illegal under federal law. but california's prop-64 allows passengers to travel through l-a-x with up to an ounce. a statement posted on the official website of l-a-x this week... says travelers can have weed in their luggage when flying through the airport. but that doesn't mean you can get through security with it -- t-s-a agents work for the federal government and can prevent entry to the terminals, if they find the drugs. also -- marijuana laws vary state-to-state-- so traveling with pot is a gamble. (grant) what do you do if you see a car driving down the
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road on fire?(vicki) one california motorist knew by the time first responders arrived, it might be too late. reporter lemor abrams tells us how the man took matters into his own hands. lemor abrams/reporter"it happened here on i-80 and madison in sacramento. the woman in the driver's seat with her two grandchildren, buckled in the back. when the driver next to her says he noticed flames shooting out from underneath her car. and knew he needed to do something."kenneth knox says he no choice but to force that car off the roadnatsot/knox "flames were coming out both sides."kenneth knox says he had no choice but to force that car off the road.kenneth knox/motorist"got my car real close to her car."he says the driver had no idea her car was on fire.kenneth knox/motorist "when we went up to the window, she says 'why'd you pull me over?' i said 'because your car's on fire.' she says 'oh my god, my babies.'"he didn't think twice before opening the rear doorkenneth knox/motorist"there's a three year old and five year old strapped in car seats in the back of the car. so we started scrambling and got them out." his wife dianne on the phone with 911 with seconds to spare natsot/wife"it was like we've got to get her out of here." natsot/reporter"in a second, it could've burst."kenneth knox/motorist"yah, but we had a job to do: get the kids out." the car did burst into flames. but grandmother and children got out uninjured.kenneth knox/motorist"i go to hold the baby and carry him back to the ambulance. boy, it hit me hard."still, the knox's had one more thing to do before
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leaving.they went to the back of their car, removed their grandchild's car seat, and handed it to the woman who just lost both of hers.dianne know/wife"this poor woman is sitting there shaking hysterical, and you know, just get one more thing off her mind."a good deed reminding them what life's really about. kenneth knox/motorist"we got in the car after we gave her the car seat. she started crying because of that. we just sat and hugged each other for a minute."lemor abrams/reporter"chp says the story should serve as a warning. if you're driving and smell smoke, pull over, just to be safe."
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(grant) that was lemor abrams reporting "so they are going to have the authority to issue civil citations to folks who are unable to produce proof of payment."(grant) bart is taking a stand. the plan to increase security and stop fare evaders. this is customizable streaming tv for your family.
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...whatever size. it's saving money with flexible channel packs. live tv and the latest shows to stream. and all your streaming apps in one place - even netflix. this is how xfinity makes life. simple. easy. awesome. get started with xfinity internet and tv for just $34.99 a month for 12 months and customize by adding flexible channel packs. click, call or visit a store today. (vicki) tonight at 5:30...
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kron4 is always tracking local stories. here's a look at what's going on in your neighborhood right now. (grant) bart officials voted last night to add 10 new inspectors ... to catch people not paying their fares. kron 4's lydia pantazes reports. soon you'll be see ing more fare inspectors on bart.those are the people that check your ticket to make sure you paid to ride bart.the bart board of directors voted 7-2 to hire 10 additional fare inspectors and expand the teams to nights and weekends. a bart spokesmen says fare inspectors increase police presence on-board trains and platforms, deter fare evasion, encourage compliance over time, and help send a message of customer equity.bart currently has six fare inspectors who work during the day on weekdays.in january, bart police started enforcing a new proof of payment ordinance allowing fare inspectors to check for valid fare inside the bart system. since march, 3,813 citations have been issued.the new officers will start working in the beginning of 2019.fare citations are civil with a fine of $55 for juveniles and $75 for adults.
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community service is an option. lydia pantazes kron4 news. (grant) (grant) the science
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partnership of the east bay has been awarded a three and a half million dollar grant... from the national science foundation. the money will be used to study and create a professional learning model for third through fifth grade science teachers. since it began in 2008... the east bay partnership has reached 730 teachers and more than 184-thousand california students....it is a collaborative effort between cal state east bay and the alameda county office of education. (grant) in the north bay tonight...two men are behind bars... a witness reported seeing them trying to break into a post office mail drop box... and then called the petaluma police. during the arrest a search of the car found suspects, who are identified as mark ganzon and christopher lopez... had multiple packages and pieces of mail addressed to north bay residents. police say they were able to return the
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packages to original desitnations. (vicki) the city of belmont is looking into an ordiance to regulate kids access to flavored tobacco products. after hearing from a number of concerned residents at their meeting this week the city council formed a sub-committee to research the use of e- cigarettes by young people in the city. according to the surgeon general there has been a 900-percent increase in e-cigarette use among teens from 20-11 to 2016. (vicki) in the south bay.... sunnyvale will hold its first ever gun buy-back event on saturday. the buy-back starts at 8 a-m at the sunnyvale presbyterian church.... and lasts until noon. anyone who turnin a gun will not be asked any questions... and will receive between 100 to 400 dollars for each gun. there's no limit on how many you can turn in. if plan on participating all guns must be unloaded... and stored in the trunk of your car. the event is first-come, first-served. (vicki) it is the end of an more than century long era for residents in sunnyvale
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this weekend as c.j. olson cherries is closing their fruit stand. c.j. olson's fruit stand has been a landmark on the el camino real in sunnyvale since the 1930s and the olson family has farmed cherries in the valley since 1899. while their customers may no longer be able to buy the fruit in person it will be sold wholesale and online. their official last day at the fruitstand will be this sunday. lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm
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heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. judiciary committee has voted along party lines to advance brett kavanaugh's supreme court nomination to the senate floor.(vicki) just hours after president trump has ordered a new fbi investigation into kavanaugh after the senate's request at friday's committee hearing. with us now is author of the divided era...and former chair of the state republican party.... tom del becarro... (grant)
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(grant) alzheimer's is a serious disease with no cure and affects people all over the world. now we'll tell you about the way one test could predict your chances of getting alzheimer's. she holds the key. the key to their liberty, the key to reuniting them with their young children, the key to freedom of the press"(vicki) amal clooney is fighter for the freedom of two journalist being held prisoner. who she believes can free them and just how long their sentence will keep them locked up.
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(vicki) speaking today at the u-n general assembly meeting... amal clooney stated clearly who she believes is the quote "key" to freedom for journalists detained in myanmar. de facto leader, aung san suu kyi. clooney represents the two reuters journalists who are currently detained in myanmar.amal clooney: "aung san suu kyi knows better than anyone what it is like to be a political prisoner in myanmar. she has slept in a cell at the prison where wa lone and kyaw soe oo now sleep. but today,
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she holds the key. history will judge her on her response." (vicki) both journalist have been sentenced to seven years in prison for breaking the official secrets act... while investigating a massacre of rohingya muslims. (grant) won't you be my nieghbor? we are getting our first look at tom hanks as the mr. rodgers in the new movie about the childhood icon. (lawrence) (vicki) 4 your health
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tonight... a new study shows, there might be a way to prevent alzheimers before you become an adult.(grant) it involves results from certain tests done as a kid. kron4's ryan o'donnell explains what this study found. (ryan) we're we're talking about a test that was done almost 60 years ago...
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and at the time... had nothing to do with researching alzheimers. in fact, they were trying to find some of the brightest kids to help in the space race. so, they were testing their cognitive skills. taking a look at the same people's medical records almost 60 years later, pt-med researchers found men who scored lower in mechanical reasoning and women who scored lower in memory for words, both had higher odds of having developed alzheimer types of diseases. out of 85- thousand people studied, 2-point-9 percent of the men and 3-point-3 percent of the women had developed alzheimer's or related diseases.researchers hope, by identifying certain cognitive indicators during adolescence, they can help identify at-risk groups, and start early prevention or intervention treatment. (anchor) taking a live look outside... at the san mateo bridge.(anchor)
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time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay
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area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. (grant) now here is a young man who will restore
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your faith in humanity.(vicki) he was working at a goodwill donation center in san diego when he found 46- thousand dollars hidden in a donation. brian shlonsky reports. jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"it's like a museum in here, you just never know what certain things are."and that's how it is most days for jessee diaz sorting through boxes at the del cerro goodwill.a lot of stuff useful- a lot of it not. saturday started the same way. jessee diaz, manager, del cerro goodwill:"it was just a regular day taking donations." that's until diaz came across a box with some type of fryer inside. he looked closerjessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"in the box there was tinfoil. i almost threw it in the trash."says it seemed strange- almost suspicious. curiosity got the better of him.jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"and then when i opened it, it was five envelopes of cash." 55:42- 55:49 "i couldn't believe it for a split second, i was like, this is a lot of money, is it even real you know, are these bills even real."oh but they were real, every one of them. 46,000 dollars worth to be exact. diaz knows- he counted it with a co-worker. jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"it probably took us like 45 minutes, it was nonstop, we were like, how much more- i was actually bored."now a lot of people might look at money like that and slip it right in their pocket. who would know?? after all the people who dropped the boxes off didn't even realize. but diaz. .jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"there's a lot of people who depend on us, and it's just the right thing to do, i didn't think twice." tracking down who it belonged to- a lucky break there, too. goodwill loss prevention taking the time to check for
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receipts- and there was a match.a 79-year-old woman's husband had just died. her daughter-in-law took the boxes to goodwill to help clear out clutter- never knowing the money was stashed away. diaz was there to give it back. jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"she was like 'oh my gosh,' unbelievable."and when asked would he make the same decision again, diaz never hesitated.jessee diaz/manager, del cerro goodwill:"for sure if it happened here again i would return it right away." (grant) (grant) the family says the saved money was going to be used for a trip to japan. (grant) tom hanks wants to
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be your neighbor. sony pictures released a photo showing the actor portraying children's television personality fred rogers for a new film. hanks sports the trademark cardigan and sneakers the host slipped into at the beginning of each episode during 31 seasons of "mister rogers' neighborhood." it is slated for release next october. (vicki) and after the break.. a culinary and cultural destination in the heart of san francisco's chinatown. a taste of 'china live' next
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(grant) san francisco's chinatown is known for many things - crowded streets, dim sum and tourist trinkets. (vicki) but tonight on dine and dish - we head to chinatown 2.0... it's called china live and we meet the moving force behind it... restaurantuer george chen likes to shake it up. "i want to change the perception of traditional chinese food that mystery brown sauce in a white box." that's why he created china live. in the heart of san francisco's chinown. "chinatown like you've never experienced it before - china live." 30,000 square feet devoted to elevated chinese cuisine. you could say george is on a mission... to get people excited as he is about modern chinese cooking. like this flank steak dish. or sichuan blistered green beans and the popular bao pork dumpling or my favorite taiwanese mango shave ice. you can pop in downstairs for casual dining and drinking and shopping. or for truly fine dining - follow george upstairs to the exlusive and award-winning eight tables. yes, that's george as a baby before emigrating to california from taiwan. homage to his early roots... as george chen brings china alive to the rest of us. (vicki) rest of us.alive to the rest
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of us.
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(vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(grant) ken wayne and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (pam) coming up next on kron4 news at six: the vote on supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh has been delayed. the president has changed course - ordering an f- b-i investigation into allegations of sexual misconduct. we are tracking reaction.(catherine) then - we've told you about the problems with the millenium tower.. new at six - the new study that says 'other'places in the bay area are also sinking.. that's coming next at six.
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chaos on capitol hill -- one day after emotional testimony .. the senate judiciary committee voting to send supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh's nomination to the floor for a full senate vote. (pam) however ... there is one condition. thank you for joining us, i'm pam moore.(catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for ken wayne. while the democratic senators from california were the mt vocally opposed... it was a republican senator from arizona who held all the cards. kristen holmes is in washington with the latest. and with that-- brett kavanaugh -- one step closer to taking a seat on the supreme court. all 11 republicans on the senate judiciary committee voting in favor of donald trump's controversial nominee--but the critical deciding 11th vote
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from senator jeff flake came with a last-minute stipulation - and plenty of drama.sen. jeff flake, (r) arizona: "i think it would be proper to delay the floor vote for up to but not more than one week in order to let the fbi continue to do an investigation."even members of the judiciary committee seemed confusedvoice of sen. chuck grassley: "we had to get this done by 2 o'clock."voice of sen. dianne feinstein: "well is it done? is flake's thing gonna happen?" flake apparently feeling the pressure when earlier, after announcing he would vote yes in committee.... protestor: "what you are doing is allowing someone who actually violated a woman to sit on the supreme court!"sexual assault survivors confronted him in a senate elevator after learning about his decisionprotestor: "don't look away from me! look at me and tell me that it doesn't matter what happened to me! // look at me when i'm talking to you! you're telling me that my assault doesn't matter!"in addition to flake, all eyes will be on two female republican senators - susan collins, and lisa murkowski-- considered swing votesboth-- still undecided.even if collins and murkowski vote against kavanaugh-- he could still be confirmed-- with just a yes vote from a red-state democrat - like joe manchin of west virginia or heidi heitkamp of north dakota. in washington, i'm kristen holmes.
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with senator jeff flake's demand.... president trump has directed the f-b-i to investigate the allegations against kavanaugh. the president says the investigation must be limited in scope.. and must be completed in less than a week. kavanaugh says he will continue to cooperate with the f-b-i. crews could begin work on a temporary fix to shore up the salesforce transit center .... as early as tomorrow. as you know, earlier this week, cracks were discovered in two support beams.... forcing the shutdown of the brand new center. kron 4's dan kerman has been following the story... and reports from
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the transit center with the latest. dk transit center friday 092818 6 looklive pkgstandup dan kerman/sf 00-10san francisco's brand new salesforce transit center remained shutdown friday, as repair crews did more prep work for a temporary fix. this weeks discovery of two cracked support beams means the area above fremont street will have to be shored upsot dennis turchon/transit center construction mgr 27-37 the temporary fix will see a massive steel support beam rise from the center of fremont street to the bus deck above, taking the stress off the cracked beams.sotrepair crews have also been inspecting and testing other beams throughout the transit center and so far have found no other cracks. if that continues to be the case the hope is to reopen fremont street and the bus deck once the shoring is in place. standup dan kerman/sf 121-131 std/140
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(catherine) another big story tonight. we're now learning that two more people are in custody... following arrests in the apple store "snatch-and-grab" crime ring. (pam) we are also getting our first look at those who are accused of stealing more than a-million dollars worth of apple products. joining us now in studio is grant
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lodes with the latest on these suspects. (grant) you can see here..... 10 of the 17 suspects... all facing numerous theft charges tonight. the youngest... only 18-years old... while the oldest in the group... is 23. theyv'e been booked into the alameda county jail. here's the video we've been showing... of multiple apple store robberies. the suspects ... grabbing the i- phones and i-pads.... and taking-off. police are calling these crimes... organized retail thefts... that spanned 19 counties, including thefts in santa rosa, emeryville, and corte madera over the last month. one other person was arrested as well... and is being held in sonoma county.(grant) police say they're not done yet... they've got warrants out for 6 other suspected thieves in this criminal ring. (catherine) a woman in the
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north bay says she was held captive in an apartment -- and narrowly escaped her attacker... she says a man threatened her with a knife and tried to rape her.( pam) the terrifying encounter happened in rohnert park -- where kron four's philippe djegal reports, the suspect was taken into custody. (philippe) busted car windows on joanne court in rohnert park, tied to a man accused of attempting to rape a woman in a nearby apartment. pujjal khanal/neighbor- "this is like a very safe neighborhood. um, so yeah, its uh, we're pretty perplexed early in the morning." a 25-year-old woman tells the rohnert park department of public safety that 25-year-old sergio heredia-trujillo bit and choked her late wednesday night, after pulling her pants down, ripping her underwear off and threatening her with a knife. the woman alleges the attack happened inside this apartment where heredia- trujillo lives, though investigators say he is not on the lease. the victim described heredia-trujillo as an acquiantance... she says she stopped by to pick up some school books she let him borrow... and, instead was held captive before escaping five hours later, knocking on neighbors' doors before one let her in to call the police.
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no name/neighbor- "i would just scream as loud as a i can and kick him and do whatever i need to get out." after heredia-trujillo was taken into custody... the department of public safety says they found six cars in the area with their windows smashed... and, some of the broken glass in heredia- trujillo's pockets. they say that he was intoxicated at the time... and, possibly under the influence of alcohol. no name/neighbor- "they had their guns out, pointed at him, and my window's just next to it, so i was really scared." heredia-trujillo was booked into the sonoma county jail where his bail is set at 50-thousand dollars. among the charges he faces are assault with intent to commit rape, false imprisonment and sexual battery. in rohnert park, philippe djegal, kron four news. (catherine) in the east bay... going to school for enlightenment... but being left in the dark. it's happening to students at irvington high school in
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fremont. a power outage is just one of the unique challenges facing students this week... kron4's terisa estacio has more on what's going on. terisa? (tes)all is quiet here at irvington high school tonight... granted it is a friday and kids are gone for the weekend... but today there was alot of silence here, because there were no bells ringing bc there was no power. a few days ago, aar accident knocked out electricity for the school. (take pkg) this is what it looked like inside class at irvington high school in fremont friday... students sitting in the dark. there were no electronic devices, just old fashioned chalk boards and writing assignments, that is if you could see well enough to put pen to paper. lisa wallace, superintendent fremon unified school district. "we had a car accident hte other day on blacow, and that knocked out the power. we have x students attending here. we had to knock out the power to identify and fix the problem here. kim wallace is superintendent of fremont unified school district. she says despite the blackout, staff and students were making the best of it. wallace. they could work and have more contact with one another. as for students. some thought it was cool an truong, student it was kinda cool walking in the dark hallothers not. tai phan, student. i couldnt find the bathroom. and parents. julius chen, parent. i saw them running, they seemed to be having fun. jane chen, parent. why don't they fix it. (estacio live) getting it fixed is a priority according to the superintendent , hopefully everything will be worked out by monday. all of this not effecting football, the big games all played at
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the sports complex in town... and that has full power. te
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(pam) new tonight at 6. if you are flying out of s- f-o this weekend ... prepare for possible delays. two of the airport's 4 runways will be closed at various times this weekend for maintenance work. they are expected to be closed during the overnight hours ... but there is still a potential for delays on both incoming and outgoing flights. united has been emailing customers complimentary options .... to change flights for tomorrow. so if you are planning on traveling out of s-f-o this weekend... you may want to check with your carrier for the latest. a live look outside right now at s-f-o. we're also looking at the possibility of rain this weekend... we get our
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first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring anher chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. (catherine) coming
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up.....the fight over the supreme court nomination of brett kavanaugh spins into uncharted territory.. we'll talk to a local political professorabout what to expect.. and why a restaurant in a concord shopping mall ... has been shut down for the second time in a month... the disturbing finds by health inspectors.. (catherine) and facebook has bad news for its users...millions of them have been affected by a major hack...
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information for nearly 50- million facebook users has been exposed...after the network says it was hacked. (pam) facebook says.... it discovered the breach this week. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us now with what this means for people on facebook. if you were on facebook this morning... you might have noticed the network kicked you out and you had to log back in. you and 90-million other users. facebook says the attackers exploited a feature in its code that allowed them to take over user accounts.
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they say the attackers appeared to be after people's name, gender and hometowns. facebook says, at this point, it appears, no credit card information was taken. if you'd like to see if you account was accessed by somebody other than you... go to your account's security and login page... and see where your page has been logged-in at.facebook says it has fixed the issue and law enforcement is investigating. (pam) protests around the country today, after the senate judiciary coittee voted 11-to-10 - along party lines - to proceed to a full senate vote .... for supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh. out west ... protests were held from los angeles to anchorage ... and even salt lake city. (pam) and at the same time..... calls to sexual abuse centers have spiked as a result of the allegations against kavanaugh. (catherine) there will be a delay of no more than one week - while the f-b-i investigates claims of sexual abuse by kavanaugh. joining us now to talk more about today's developments...
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u-s-f political science professor james taylor.(adlib - q and a ) let's take a look outside right now...look outside let's take a let's take a look outside
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right now... chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday
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morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week.
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(catherine) still ahead.... the argument for law enforcement officers carrying the anti-overdose drug 'narcan' gains momentum.... we'll show you what happened in nevada.. (pam) and 'another' chilling report from health inspectors - at a restaurant in a concord shopping mall..
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infestation causes the contra costa health department to temporarily shutdown a concord restaurant. kron4's maureen kelly reports, this is the second time... in three- months the establishment has been closed down. here's one of the cockroaches found by heath inspectors inside the china wall buffet on tuesday....as you can see it's very much alive.....here's the report that details their findings.....the inspection was triggered by a complaint by a customer dining at the all you can eat establishment claiming dead bugs were found in their food.inspectors went in and took these pictures....the report stating they found over 50 insects alive and dead inside food containers ....and 20 live cockroaches were discovered above the food preperation sink.... these findings caused the restarant to be closed temporarily.... the challenge of this place as it is a large establishment and it was a pretty bad infestation. they did in according to their own communication to us got the pest control guy out there working 24 seventhe county's environmental health department says this same restaurant was shut down in june for not maintaining food at the proper tempature.a man
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who identified himself as the owner declined to comment.... athough a woman who opened the door said that the restaurant was very clean...a health inspector who came back for a follow up inspection this afternoon agreed...and is allowing the restaurant to reopen.there are places that get closed for infestations and from then on they operate great, they understand the problem they take preventative steps and these types of investigations are always preventablebecause the resturant was closed twice in three months....the owner will also have to attend an adminstrative hearing with the health department. a hearing agreement with specific expectations will be set for the restaurant. if the owner fails to meet those requirements - the resturant can face suspension of its operating permit.maureen kelly kron4 news.
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coming up at 6:45... the a's top brass in las vegas give us a preview ofthe new home for their farm club... the progress that's being made on the new digs. (pam)and next... p-g&e is taking new steps to try to get ahead of wildfires, before they even start. what's being done... after the break. being done... after the break. my name is chris hughes being done... after the break. and i am a certified arborist for pg&e. i oversee the patrolling of trees near power lines and roots near pipes and underground infrastructure. at pg&e wherever we work, we work hard to protect the environment. getting the job done safely, so we can keep the lights on for everybody. because i live here i have a deeper connection to the community. and i want to see the community grow and thrive. every year we work with cities and schools to plant trees in our communities. so the environment is there for my kids and future generations. together, we're building a better california. (pam) in an effort to
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prevent wildfires... and protect itself from lawsuits... p-g&e is cutting
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down thousands of trees across the state.(catherine) the big focus - removing trees near power lines to reduce the risk of new fires... steve large reports from amador county. this is the new normal for p-g- and-e in california extreme wildfire climate.supplies delivered to new staging areas where hundreds of tree-cutters are being hired to trim or remove trees along thousands of miles of pg-and-e power lines.there is lots of work. and even laundry services supplied at this amador county base camp.brandi merlo, pg&e spokesperson:"the crews in this camp that come to this camp, are all tree crews, certified tree crews that are able to do work near and around our power lines."there are now nine pg-and-e base camps like this one in the northern california mountains where fire danger is high.don and nancy leach live in the community of pine grove, always in fear of the next big wildfire.don and nancy leach, pine grove residents:"it's on your mind all the time. it's always in the back of your head-yeah."p-g-and-e identifies and cut down several trees that were close to power lines on their property.nancy leach, pine grove resident:"they obviously have to become proactive . because being reactive in the past, just hasn't worked. and lots of people have lost their properties and their livelihoods."the new effort by p-g-and-e comes foowing the deadly 2015 butte fire in amador county. cal fire determined the fire sparked by p-g-and-e power lines hitting a tree.a judge found the utility liable.now new p-g- and-e base camps, serving wildfire prone communities. taking a proactive approach, before a disaster response is required.required.response is
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disaster response is required. (catherine) (catherine) that was steve large reporting.similar p-g&e plans to cut down trees around high pressure gas lines in the east bay were met with a lawsuit.(pam) residents have instead asked the utility to install things like automatic shutoff valves. time now for a look at tonight's top local stories.
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in rohnert park... a 25-year-old woman says was able to escape the man who held her captive late wednesday night... and tried to rape her. 25-year-old sergio heredia- trujillo was arrested and charged with assault with intent to commit rape, assault with a deadly weapon, false imprisonment, kidnapping and sexual battery. at some point during the encounter inside an apartment on joanne court... investigators say heredia-trujillo threatened the victim with a knife. police say the suspect also broke several car windows in the neighborhood... and, appeared intoxicated at the time in rohnert park, philippe djegal, kron four news. (tes)all is quiet here at irvington high school tonight... granted it is a friday and kids are gone for the weekend... but today there was alot of silence here, because there were no bells ringing bc there was no power. a few days ago, a car accident knocked out electricity for the school. they plan to work on it all weekend, and if they can't get it fixed then they will bring in generators for monday to get back to normal, te lawrence karnow: it was lawrence te back to normal, te te back
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to normal, monday to get generators for monday to get back to normal, te
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lawrence karnow: it was much cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all
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quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. (catherine) here in california... a number of state and local law enforcement agencies have started carrying narcan... it's an anti-opiod overdose drug that's been credited with
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saving lives. new tonight, a man in nevada who was apparently overdosing - was saved by a fast acting state trooper. it was caught on the officer's body cam video. reporter max darrow has the story.. natsintense moments as n-h-p sergeant wayne dice...nats ...quickly realized he might be dealing with an opioid overdose on this bus.voice of sgt. wayne dice, nevada highway patrol: "i've got some narcan if we need to use it." ...a drug no nevada highway patrol trooper ever had to use before.natsbut while on this call -- between searchlight and laughlin -- dice says he was grateful he had it.sgt. wayne dice, nevada highway patrol: "based on the training that we had, it did exactly what it was supposed to."nats sgt. wayne dice, nevada highway patrol: "for him to come out of being on the verge of death, not breathing, you know, pinpointed eyes, cold and clammy skin, and for him to come back 7 to 10 minutes later, that's pretty remarkable."natsthe man was airlifted to the hospital.nats ...he survived.in june, n-h-p troopers started carrying narcan -- or naloxone -- to counteract possible heroin or opioid overdoses.sgt. wayne dice, nevada highway patrol: "it's amazing what something like this can do to the human body to kind of bring somebody back."without the narcan, dice says he thinks the man would have died.natsthe sergeant
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says he happened to be in the right place, at the right time. sgt. wayne dice, nevada highway patrol: "he has a mom and dad, he's probably got a brother and sister. i'm just glad i was able to help him out. he might be going through a bad phase in his life, but i'm glad i was there to help him." sheriff's department found and destroyed more than five - thousand marijuana plants... worth more than two- point- five million dollars.. it happened during a two day raid this week. the plants were confiscated from illegal cultivation sites in santa barbara county.. no suspects have been arrested, however, deputies did find a sick puppy which is currently being cared for by county animal services. (catherine) there's new evidence that parts of the bay area are actually sinking.
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after the break... we'll hear from an expert about how this is more than just a san francisco problem.
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(pam) it is a troubling consideration but in light of the sinking problems plaguing the area which supports the millineum tower and 25 - jessie street ... it appears other sections of the bay area .. could be sinking as well.
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(catherine) it's the last thing residents want to hear...but it's what a new study is telling us.. kron4's ryan o'donnell joins us with more.. it's two fold... the study und there are parts of the bay area that are sinking... while the water is rising. the areas of land we're talking about are the "man- made" spots. parts of cities built on landfills or newer mud... like treasure island, foster city, union city, and the land surrounding san francisco airport. satelite images were used to map-out the land loss. add-in future land loss and rising sea levels... and roland burgmann and the rest of his research team worry about major flooding problems. roland burgmann / uc berkeley geophysicist: these are such low lying areas that sinking together with rising sea levels put those areas in harms way and so we projected the degree of flooding, the areas of flooding that we would expect in the next decades and by the end of the century likely to be underwater unless we do something about it." 0:26 burgmann says land loss
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and rising water should always be cosidered for planners wanting to build along the coastal areas... espcially those built-up by landfill. he says they plan on continuing to monitor land loss and rising sea levels to get an even more precise measurement. (catherine) crews have started drilling holes into shasta dam... to determine if it can hold an extra 18 feet of concrete. federal authorities have been studying the effects of raising the dam since the 19-80's. the dam is in rural northern california and forms shasta lake -- the state's biggest water storage reservoir. construction is scheduled to start in decemeber... a 20-million dollar price tag will be paid through a bill approved by congress earlier this year.. coming up in sports,
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the 49ers... forced to move on without star quarterback jimmy garoppolo. hear from the new man who will be running the offense this sunday in l-a. meantime...the raiders will be welcoming the browns... and saying hello again to current browns and former oakland head coach hue jackson. mark carpenter tells us how he and jon gruden go way back. this isn't just any long-distance relationship.
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now a part of the oakland a's organization. general manager billy beane attended a press conference to show off the farm club's brand new digs in las vegas. reporter chris maathuis (matthews) has the story. tom warden/hughs corp; "that thing is going to bedone and it is going to be absolutely beautiful this is going to be unlike any other aaa experience and we think it's wonderful it's going to be with the athleticsdon logan/51's president; "it was a no brainer it it was an easy thing to do if you look around the west coast team is that claim to be the best in the business and what they do these really arebilly beane/a's vp basebll ops; "we pride ourselves and not just having good prospects but we
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also pride ourselves in wedding baseball games we think that's part of the development and we don't except the fact that minor-league team's or jared just someplace for your prospects to play we want to windon logan/51's:'the most important thing is they know how to win because i believe if there's one thing that we haven't done enough of in the history of our franchise is win bill bean/a's vp baseball::" we've been the most successful in terms of wins and losses one of the most successful minor-league development programs in the last 30 years ((chris maathuis))chris maathuis/tell you what guys winning is a big deal to the oakland aas and you can expect a winner in las vegas what was really cool today as we met billy beane for the first time who hasn't seen the movie moneyball where they used analytics to succeed member they won 19 straight games back in the day will see what happens here in las vegas it's gonna be pretty exciting to have the 80s part of the las vegas 51's organization will have much more tonight at six and 11 out here in summerlin chris maathuis eight sports now
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of course the 49ers are franchise quarterback for the rest of the season. however, all signs point to full confidence in cj beathard...after all, he's the man that reuben foster said-- aint no roody poo. beathard...running the show this week following jimmy garoppolo's devastating acl injury last sunday in kansas city. san francisco...con tinuining it's road slate this weekend against the l-a chargers. looking back to last season... beathard's stats aren't spectacular, went 1-and-5 in 6 games.... but the 49ers love his toughness and he was sacked 19 times. this time around, cj...poised to not take as many hits and
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get the offense going. just try to get the ball out of my hands quicker. i think we've got a lot better team than we did last year. i really like the group that we have and obviously doing what i can do to get the ball out of my hands quicker and making reads quicker. as a whole team, everyone, the o-line, receivers, running backs, everyone can add their part to help that."'re down a little bit about it, but when you come in today it's time to get ready for the next game. we go through the game plan and you see the guys, feel the energy in the room. i think our guys are pros. they know how to handle this. we've got 13 games left in the season. there's a long way to go. there's not time to sit here and feel sorry for ourselves. it's time to step it up and win some games." moving on over to the raiders, the team prepping for the cleveland browns. baker mayfield is not the only intriguing storyline... hue jackson, is coming back to the coliseum... raider fans you know him well, the former head coach of the silver and black back in the 2011 season.. he led the team to an 8-and-8 mark in his lone year in oakland.. and he still has close ties to the raiders coaching staff. he and gruden first worked together at pacific university back in the 1980s... and both have fond memories of
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their time together. ""well, it didn't start off very well. we got beat i think 57-0 by auburn, 37-0 i think by pitt and we got clobbered by arizona. it wasn't very good. (laughter) then they dropped football. i could say it wasn't the greatest, but it was a lot of fun.""he taught me football, we used to argue everyday, so i know him extremely well and he's extremely competitive, he doesn't like losing, no more than i didn't like losing so trust me he's going to get his football team ready and we got to be ready to play. just remember kron4 is your home for everything 49ers and raiders. we got you covered at 9pm every saturday during the football season... kim smith with your niners coverage on the red and gold zone... jason dumas and myself will be talking raiders on the sword and shield zone. it all gets going at 9 saturday night on kron4 and the bay area sports season now in full swing... believe it or not, warriors basketball will be played tomorrow night at oracle arena. just days after tipping off training camp, the
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back-to-back champs opening the preseason schedule....agai nst the minnesota timberwolves. don't expect, the core four to be out there to see significant minutes, but steve kerr says the all-stars will be on the floor. as far as expectations, he just wants to see some crisp play. i've been really impressed with everybody, the vets and the new guys, in terms of playing under control and being sharp, continuing to build conditioning and rhythm and timing. we had a really good well so it's been nice. we are going to have sunday off. it will be great to finish it off with a greateffort tomorrow night" (pam) tomorrow night" tomorrow night"greateffort tomorrow night" (pam) up next. the quick thinking that may have saved lives ... and the
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incredible video of how it all unfolded in sacramento.
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(pam) incredible video shows a car erupt in flames.... moments after a couple alerted the drive, r and helped save two small children. jeremy roth has today's take a look at this! ... a california woman and her two grandchildren are lucky to be
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alive, and it's all thanks to a quick-thinking couple.they noticed the car in front of them was on fire and forced it to the side of the road."when we went up to the window, she says 'why'd you pull me over?' i said 'because your car's on fire.' she says 'oh my god, my babies.'"they quickly pulled the woman's two small grandchildren out of the back seat.the car eventually burst into flames as firefighters responded.the couple said they felt compelled to donate their own grandchild's carseat to the woman.you never know what you'll find at a goodwill donation store.employee jessee diaz is living proof of that notion.while sorting through a box of donated items in a san diego-area store ...he found $46,000 in cash, wrapped in foil and tucked inside an appliance.diaz and his managers quickly started sorting through receipts,and discovered a woman donated the items after a family member passed away.she had no idea the cash was stashed inside. diaz was on hand when goodwill's c-e-o returned the money ... and says he'd do it again."it's just the right thing to do, i didn't think twice."another valuable discovery was made, this one in an arkansas state park.park officials say a 71-year old woman found a nearly 3-karat ...unpolished ice white diamond at crater of diamonds state park.they say the gem is the largest diamond found in the park in 2018.for talat - i'm jeremy roth
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(catherine) expected to be a big year on the las vegas strip. a new performance venue called the madison square garden "sphere" is opening... the huge dome will be behind the venetian hotel...and will seat more than 18-thousand people. the sphere will be covered inside and outside with huge l-e-d screens...and will be more than 360-feet tall and 500-feet wide. simlar projects are planned for other cities, including london...but the las vegas version will be the first one completed. lawrence karnow: it was much
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cooler around the bay area today with highs in the 70s inland and bay and 50s and at the coast. it will be partly cloudy tonight with increasing low clouds and fog. its all quiet on the doppler now but that will change this weekend. on the satellite you can see the low pressure center that is moving closer to the bay area. we will seen increasing clouds on saturday leading to a slight chance of a few showers on saturday and sunday morning. highs will again be cool over the weekend with 70s inland and 50s and 60s at the coast. it will be slightly warmer on sunday with a little more sunshine. another storm heads our way late monday to bring another chance of rain on monday night and tuesday. much warmer weather with offshore winds is likely late next week. that wraps up kron4 news at 6. we'll see you tonight at 8.... on your bay area's local news station.
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