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>>our top story tonight at 5.30 an earthquake hit the east bay this afternoon. people over say that they could feel it the other 4.3 magnitude quake hit just before one 15 this afternoon. >>kron four's michelle kingston is live at the usgs location at moffett field tonight. michelle what did the usgs have to say about this earthquake. >>well let's talk first about how many people felt that earthquake. i mean i was in san francisco. i didn't feel it out all, but i heard from people on twitter who felt it in fremont in santa rosa in sacramento and in san jose who felt that jolt who felt that
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shaking luckily, no damage was reported. >>us a loud noise and then a jolt. >>what kind of scared me because i heard bradley i thought it was really big i didn't know that it was only like 4. i thought oh the way they are. >>a 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled the east bay just after 1 o'clock this afternoon, according to the united states geological survey it happened on the green gold vault at one 11 just 7 and a half miles east of black hawk usgs officials say very few events have happened on this fault line in the past 20 years, a 5.4 and a 5.8 per felt in 1980 livermore but that's about it. after today's earthquake there were 2 aftershocks 0.5. >>we expect this aftershock activity to decay with time and magnitudes are going to go down also shaking was reported all over the east bay and as far north as sacramento and santa rosa some even reporting
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shaking in san jose aside from light movement of dishes usgs officials say there is virtually no chance of damage with a 4.3 earthquake. and feeling are not feeling the shaking also depends on what you are standing or sitting on it really depends on. how close to the oven people are and what type of rock. >>or soil people are standing on so it can vary vary widely. the types of shaking people experience californians had been on high alert this month following the earthquake near ridgecrest on the 4th of july. >>usgs officials say today's earthquake is normal behavior of the fault in the bay area and others just a 4% chance will feel a bigger earthquake. then what we felt today over the next week. >>the 4.3 certainly is a very gentle reminder in our backyard that we do live in earthquake country and earthquakes can and will happen. >>we're going to head back inside one last time to speak with officials again, but i think the biggest take away is
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here that there was no damage reported and there's just a 4% chance of us seeing a bigger earthquake than what we saw today. any time this week. let the menlo park michelle kingston kron 4 news. >>thank you so much michelle kron 4 1st told you about this earthquake through a push alert. make sure you download the kron 4 mobile app always get the latest breaking news in your neighborhood. >>a big story tonight there has been an increase in the number of homeless people at sfo officials say it's because of bart heart started running trains directly the sfo back in 2003 in the airport says. >>that provided a new way for homeless people to get to the airport and sleep in the terminals sfo is now partnering with far to try to make improvements and increased security at the station. >>the spokesman explains the new plants. >>one of the biggest components of this year's bard's efforts to address fare evasion issues in other words to prevent people from getting
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onto bart without paying for the proper fair and i think one of the most tangible things that you'll be able to see at the airport bart station as a result of this. >>is enhanced barrier. currentty there are the turnstiles and can be easily jumped over with this move we're actually going to be paying for the installation of 5 foot tall 5 foot tall glass barriers that will make it very difficult for people to not jump the turnstiles to get in and out of the bart station in addition, there is currently there's a door that's about waist height that can easily be open and close and people may go in and out of that to evade paying a fair that door will also be replaced by a 5 foot steel door of buzz door if you will that will require the bart station attendant tube was authorized personnel in and out of that door so with the installation of these features is going to get a lot harder and for people to farah's aid at the airport bart station so that's one of the elements.
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the other is a significant element of this agreement is the addition of another bart police officer in the airport stations are right now barred a staffing one bart police officer. throughout the day during the 20 hour period when the station is open as is going to be reimbursing bart for a second officer to be in that area during that entire 20 hour period. so we're essentially doubling the bart police presence at the sfo station. and you can watch more exclusive interviews like this on our streaming app. >>kron on there you can watch live local news 24 hours a day with no commercials visit kron on dot tv to start watching. >>are 240 the nays are 187. the resolution is adopted without objection the motion to reconsider is laid on the table. >>the house of representatives of voting about an hour ago to condemn president trump for
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racist remarks only 4 republicans broke ranks with a vote too to vote with the democrats. the vote came 2 days after the president tweeted that for democratic congresswoman of color should go back to the countries they came from tonight partisan political passions in washington, they are near the boiling point. >>fairness is not enough because we want to just fight. abandoned the chair. >>a dramatic moment in the house of representatives as a texas democrat emanuel cleaver throws down the gavel and walks off the rostrum in frustration. the president's tweets have touched off a firestorm. >>every single member of this institution, democratic and republican. she join us in condemning the president's racist tweet. >>great to be taken out most ease accusation of racism was captain the record bipartisan vote. the president tweeted today that he does not have a
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racist bone in his body. new york representative alexandria ocasio-cortez fired back you don't have a racist bone in your body. you have a racist mind in your head and a racist heart in your chest, she's one of the for congresswoman, the president has invited to leave the us you look at what they've said i. >>i have flips right here. the most vile. statements about our country about israel about others. >>white house counselor kellyanne conway demanded to know reporters ethnicity before giving her version of the president's intentions, tired. the house minority leader also denied racism is the issue i do not believe that i believe this is about ideology. >>this is about socialism for says freedom. well the president's tweets have also rekindled the effort to remove him from office.
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>>a texas congressman al green says that he is filing articles of impeachment. and that's despite opposition from speaker pelosi and other moderate democrats. >>right time for weather check now working on a nice evening outside looking from the east bay hills berkeley can see toward the bay a little haze in the fog trying to form now more that on the way overnight tonight in fact that's going to fill in quite a bit right now mostly clear along the california coastline tonight, the fog begins redeveloping likely going to see some drizzle especially along the coastline early on maybe there's some patchy drizzle inside the bay. and tomorrow afternoon. we clear out skies looking pretty nice by the afternoon again lot of sunshine even near the coastline. i think we start to clear things out again and then the fog rolls back in again on thursday, maybe even a li le and well so lead to some cooler temperatures as we head in toward the next few days. number throw not bad at all 6, 9, degrees in the mission 68 in the marina along the coastline to find some 50's and some 60's little bit warmer, a little sunshine show
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up in there in the afternoon 71 in millbrae about 72 in burlingame that a lot of 70's even some 80's as work away in the middle peninsula, 80 degrees in redwood city 78 palo alto 76. in san carlos a lot of 80's into the south bay by tomorrow afternoon. 80's some low 90's into the tri valley about 76 in hayward little breezy in the afternoon, 73 in san leandro about 84 in rwanda, 81 degrees in the napa valley and then along the north coast. you see those temperatures mainly in the 60's size 89 degrees in santa rosa. >>thank you lawrence we have an update to direct tv an atnt a uber subscribers as of july 2nd kron four's been removed from the direct tv an a t n t u verse lineup atnt has refused to extend our existing distribution agreement to august second meeting. >>can no longer watch kron 4 and its programming next our our parent company is negotiating with atnt and has offered to extend our current deal as we work to reach an
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>>for the first time huggies is featuring dads front and center with babies in their ads and their packaging. this is a shift for the company that wants got criticized for ads, portraying fathers as disconnected from their children. there are 7 different box designs in the new premium diaper line 3 with men and babies for with women and babies. the new diapers feature things like plant based ingredients. the began rolling out to stores this month. >>well still ahead executives from the biggest names in takhar on capitol hill questions they some of the
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biggest names in tech faced scrutiny on capitol hill today, lawmakers are considering steps to limit their expanding power. >>executives from facebook amazon apple and google took the hot seat at the hearings. the big focus of the questioning was your privacy karin caifa has details from washington. >>executives from the biggest names in tech and e-commerce grilled on capitol hill as lawmakers question their growing power and facebook has 2 competing missions make the world more open and connected
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and make a lot of money. it is facebook attempts to serve both these missions. they wreak havoc on the rest of us in focus at one hearing facebooks proposed crypto currency libra the company promising to do their homework. >>and let me be clear and unambiguous facebook will not offer the libra digital currency until we have fully addressed regulators concerned and received appropriate approvals. >>but after facebook's past privacy missteps some senators skeptical of the endeavor. it's one after another after another after another. so i don't trust you guys and despite establishing libor as a separate entity there are questions about whether information about transactions could be shared with facebook and monetized i can't think of any reason right now for us to to do this. >>another hearing the major questions surrounded antitrust issues whether facebook amazon google and apple are allowing consumers enough options or stifling the competition, the internet has become increasingly concentrated less
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open. >>and growing hostile to innovation entrepreneurship. >>the top of the big tech has become an issue in the 2020 democratic presidential primary race. some like elizabeth warren calling for breakups others calling for more regulation to rein them in in washington, karen caifa kron 4 news. >>well, bart is making writing their cars little more comfortable for commuters who bring bikes on their trains. bart announced that they are adding straps to the rails and bike spaces on all trains. cyclists can use the straps to secure their bike. so there is less chance of them moving around. bart says they've already started adding the strips to those change the trains. we'll take a look at this young couple took them, our to their wedding in oakland. the bride and groom are laura and germany germany. they big day was on saturday. they took the dublin pleasanton train from the powell street station to like merit. the groomsmen and bridesmaids join them on the trip. the couple said they
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decided to take part because they wanted to be more environmentally friendly and economically family as well. still a it too. >>happening now it's amazon prime day, the company expects to sell out millions of items but some of the products might be fake. mary maloney has the warning about possible scams. >>fast and easy. it's always important to take caution when buying a product online, especially on amazon prime day. experts say there have been reports of scams on its server thankfully, though scams can be easy to spot. experts say always read the product description. one big red flag when buying online descriptions without spaces after a comma or grammatical errors be wary of those glowing 5 star reviews a product with thousands of reviews might be faked and check of the product is in stock and other web sites like walmart if not stay away.
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online security company mcafee warns of phishing scams in your email. if you see an e-mail from amazon read it with caution because it might be fake some scammers full shoppers into putting in personal log-in information which then can be used to access account. details indoor real account. mcafee says always go directly to the amazon site and avoid clicking links in your inbox if you plan your purchases ahead of time don't scramble and stay vigilant. you won't be fooled by scammers for consumer watch i'm mary moloney. >>all right time for weather check now we are looking at some low cloud of fog trying to form we have a couple of patches move right across let's hear their go some right there just some thin patchy fog right now looking toward alcatraz more that fog all the way overnight tonight and likely to see some drizzle along the coastline temperatures today, hey not bad at all in back to 90 degrees today. a little bit above average there in concord 89 degrees slightly above average and the more 84 in san
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jose 76. in oak and 67 degrees slightly above normal in san francisco 94 degrees the hot spot. in santa rosa the winds continue to blow those more of a westerly wind that on shore breeze will carry the cooler air and some low clouds and fog on shore number still comfortable though a lot of 70's a few 80's inside the bay and lots of 80's inland right now with 60's out toward the beaches. patchy fog going to thicken up overnight tonight and there we go we're starting to see some light drizzle models start to pick up on that to tomorrow morning you get up a little grace special on the coastline, maybe just inside the bay, maybe a little damp out toward the beaches to watch out for that long skyline boulevard there, 2.80 maybe a little bit damp early on tomorrow morning but then that's all going to give way to some sunshine is a very nice weather into the afternoon becoming mostly sunny around the bay area. temperatures are going to be comfortable lot of 70's a few 80's inside the bay still some hot low 90's well inland and 60's along the coastline. the next couple days think will cool things down just a few degrees to about saturday. and then warming back up on sunday and monday with temperatures and monday with temperatures getting cl
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acres will be fenced in and have small house like enclosures for animals who likely can't be adopted due to medical or beeavioral issues, i'm holding here a little tow ted white is the president of the peninsula humane society and spca he says they've been looking into building this sanctuary for 5 years and now it's becoming a reality we get more animals who come to us sick. >>or behave really messed up succumb to his healthy the sanctuary will be home to hundreds of dogs about a 1000 cats and farm animals too. we'll have the opportunity to live out their very best life talking about the dog who maybe has been diagnosed with a horrible cancer. >>maybe 3, 4, 5, 6, months to live maybe $2000 a month and medical care it will be another 12 to 18 months before the sanctuary opens up. >>right now they are designing the site and beginning construction. >>white says the sanctuary is
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fully funded by donations in the honda michelle kingston kron 4 news. >>great story right there. well that wraps up kron 4 news at 5 ken wayne is here. catherine keenan is sticking around for kron 4 news. >>at 6. thank you j r and coming up at 6 a another gentle reminder we do live in earthquake country. people have been reacting to 2 earthquakes that jolted the east bay this afternoon. as experts explain more about that fall on which they hit a swim instructor has been arrested what microsoft arrested what microsoft discovered on there's no such thing as a born winner. arrested what microsoft discovered on so start driving and don't stop. because no one takes off at the finish line. and the only way to get that trophy, is to take it. net generation. official youth tennis of the usta.
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>>scared because i heard rattling in all of jolt of the house and luckily, just a little earthquake. >>tonight at 6, 2, small earthquakes they hit the east bay today rattling some nerves. a 4.3 this afternoon that was followed by a 3.2 aftershock. thanks for joining us. everyone, i'm catherine heenan and for pam moore and i'm ken wayne, the epicenter of the first quake was just east of black hawk but people from across the ba that jolt. >>kron four's live for us tonight in san ramon was a reaction to all of this with noel. >>yeah a big jolt and then
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several seconds of shaking that's what folks are telling me they felt when that 4.3 quake hits now i'm at a shopping center in east san ramon just about a mile from danville not too far from tulsa har and black hawk and it's pretty clear that if you are anywhere in this area, if you were to your car you definitely felt that earthquake now according to usgs the quake did strike about 7 and a half miles east of black hawk and measured at 7 and a half miles in depth it struck on the greenville fault. the quake was originally a 4.4 magnitude but then it was quickly downgraded to a 4.3 now about 10 to 15 minutes later as you mentioned there was a 3.2 aftershock and then a half an hour after that a 2.2 but most people say they didn't really feel either of those i did ask several people if this quake made them think about whether or not there are emergency preparedness kits were ready if a bigger one strikes and here's what they have


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