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>>and thanks for joining on a friday, valentine's day i'm darya folsom and i'm james fletcher hopefully have you found times day plans all locked in ready to go because now it's a little reservation anywhere, you know. we'll talk more about that valentine's day, the news weather traffic to will start off the hour looking at that hopefully people are behaving on the spout i'm saying they are indeed i thing some of them took the day off it's light and quiet no hot spots and no delays at the bay bridge toll plaza so it's the sun today, yeah we get it sooner than yesterday yesterday it's kind of a great white it was the gray before valentine's day i guess, but now we've got the brightness back you are seeing some cloud cover out there for sure, but it's sitting higher than it was yesterday's you not really encountering much potential of fog this morning.
>>smooth drive into work this friday temperatures right now in the 40's and 50's not a bad way to be starting off the day. i'd say definitely get that light jacket sweater ready to go and you're going to keep it on a little bit longer today because even though we're keeping the sunshine around you're going to see a lot earlier we are going to see temperatures hanging out in the 50's right along the coast with 60's elsewhere in the bay, one of our cooler ones of the week, but yet you still have that sunshine and a nice afternoon to look for to robin. >>all right, thank you john let's check in on the drive now we're taking a peek at 80 into san francisco, a live look at the bay bridge toll plaza where traffic is a wide open and delay free across the upper deck through downtown san francisco. and no big problems here making your way off to the fremont street exit summer off to a fantastic start with no big hot spot for checking in on traffic tracker we're taking a peek one on one the trip from brisbane to san francisco looks great and so does 2.89 minutes from daly city to downtown james darya all right, thank you very much
rob and we have a big story that we've been following now 15 confirmed cases of coronavirus across the us with the latest one. among a group of evacuees from china who landed at a tes military base earlier this month. month nd that patient developed a fever that spiked on tuesday and it was confirmed later that they had coronavis they are in isolation right now at a hospital in san antonio. >>there may be additional cases that we identify i do want to prepare you for that. they're still within the potential incubation period for coronavirus for people coming out of wuhan city and china. >>right now there are 8 confirmed cases in california including 2 in santa clara county. the cdc says that people may be spreading the virus unknowingly. many of the people who have come into contact never show it. they don't show the symptoms be on just a slight sore throat.
>>well businesses are slowing down too and china town's across the country in san francisco, it's no different effect of chinatown staple golden gate fortune cookie factory says that a drop of 70 to 80% in business has been noticed since this outbreak began and it was even slower during one of the biggest celebrations of the lunar new year. business owners say the slowdown is not only impacting business but also their livelihood. >>we have 50 years ver happened i have that in a stab chinese our margins they harder because they want to move to virus from the china. so they might just don't do with the chinese so they can lessen fact that. so which is not fair we cannot be fearful of and the fires i illness whatever we have to live life. >>and just go on. >>well the last direct flight from san francisco international airport to china leaves tonight and you're looking at a live look here at the airport but china will still have flights from san
francisco, they'll just need to make a pit stop in l a representative with air china says that they will still have routes from beijing to los angeles to san francisco 4 days a week, but again no direct flights from sfo after tonight. an alameda woman is coming back home to the bay area after she was stuck on a cruise ship in asia because of the coronavirus christina kirby is her name she tweeted out this photo from cambodia because of coronavirus in the fears around at the cruise ship wasn't allowed to dock anywhere until finally cambodia said all right fine you can dock here and that's when she and the other passengers finally finally allowed off the ship after they were tested. and came back negative. she says she's in good spirits and she really just can't wait to get home. >>join us next wednesday because at 9 o'clock wednesday morning here on the kron 00:04am morning news. we're going to have a special report all about surviving the coronavirus will have a close look at how this virus spreads what you need to do to protect yourself and we're going to have a doctor live in studio
with answers to your questions about the coronavirus that's all wednesday at 09:00am. 6 oh 4 getting back to our top story this morning students at 2 san jose schools are going to have to look for a new place to go to class come this fall, yes, sad news for them, we have dove hill and laurel wood elementary schools, both shutting down now at the end of the year kron four's will tran live in san jose with more on this decision that's going to come as. >>shock and also a huge inconvenience to students and parents well. >>huge inconvenience, but it looks like a lot of parents are on board this was not a unilateral decision made by the school district to the superintendent last lay did there was input from parents and they were told back in october that they needed to chop a couple of schools and sure enough they chose those 2 schools. dot hill and laura wood elementary because there's a $12 million budget gap that they need to close and they say is simply was not
worth it to keep those 2 schools open to keep all the activities to make sure that it was fully operational instead it will shut down at the end of this year. so the clock is ticking and all of the parents and sdents who show up to the list of those 2 particular schools and then at the end of the year. the students and the parets still get oriented to the other get to know them and then e here's the good part though no layoffs despite all the budget problems that they're facing the teachers they will be transrred to the other schools as well because let's face it the students still need attention. the school district says that they will move to maybe newer schools bigger classrooms, and in those classrooms will allow them to incorporate new educational take for the students and let's face it we all went to school of course at one time or another right so some schools might be a little bit further some schools may be a little bit closer so the students who probably live next city schools will not be happy. but
the according to the school district already have to travel a longistance to come to this school come next fall, they'll be closer to their new school. back to you. >>thank you well. 6 oh 6 right now and. >>and a lot of people of safety concerns about bart even more so now this morning after a man was attacked on a train near the lake merritt station in oakland and this morning. the attacker is under arrest for stance or has a closer look at what happened. >>police say they've arrested this man who's accused of attacking someone on a train with a chain lice say the suspect also punched the victim in the face before getting off at the lake merritt station beat somebody says its crimes likethese ton that keep her from regularly using bart she thinks safety needs to become a bigger priority on the transit system is not enough police there's not enough patrols. >>and it's probably not enough information really for especially was rush hour police say this chain attack happened around 6 o'clock tuesday night.
>>just after the victim got on the daily city-bound traiat the fruitvale station the suspect asked the victim for directions and then struck him as they were approaching lake merritt. and help curb safety issues board launched its ne ambassador program on monday, the uniform did an armed patrols are supposed to provide another layer of security for passengers i feel like it's much safer than before. despite tuesday's attack regular david chavez says he's noticed an increased presence of police and staff howeve chavez is still seeing the occasional panhandler but overall feels better about the direction bar is headed and very into last year and gets better reporting in oakland, dan thorn kron 4 news. >>arla said to thnorth bay now are police are looking for a man wanted for a home burglary take a good look this is video from the doorbell camera watching just kicks the door right in there. and then he goes inside, grab some items and walks out if he can know who this person is call
police. meanwhile santa rosa police are looking for a man who was reportedly standing near a school with a gun. so someone tipped off police about this person at the intersection of west avenue and liana drive it's right near the shepherd accelerated elementary school that school as a result was placed on lockdown yesterday police say the man was last seen wearing a faded red t shirt jeans and dark color boots, if you think you have any information that might be helpful to police let them know. >>in san francisco, the driver who crashed into a muni bus and hit 3 people on the sidewalk turns out was not driving under the influence. the driver is 62 year old stephen kernan of san francisco police arrested him for running a red light and hitting the bus this was at the core of 23th mission streets and then hitting 3 pedestrians on the sidewalk one was treated at the scene the other 2 had to be rushed to the hospital in critical condition and undergo surgery. we don't have an update on how they're doing. >>later this morning death row inmates in san quintin will be
allowed to requesta transfer to other prisons, this was made possible by a provision in prop 66 that was a law passed by vote back in 2016 it was designed to speed up executions hower governor newsom has put a halt to the death penalty during his tenure. the provisiofor prison transfers allows the death row inmates to join rehab programs and now families of victims who were killed by death row inmates are speaking out against this. >>in sneak out victims themselves not to mention their families now gift is being given to the individuals and kill children to kill police to kill multiple individuals and that's the gift of being reintegrated into in general population in given the opportunity to participate in work programs in rehabilitation programs. and that makes no sense tome. >>if prop 66 also increase the restitution for death row inmates from 50 to 70% so if
it makes do end up working. there will be adtional money for victims families. >>it's 6.10 and still ahead on the kron 00:04am morning news. >>the next time you go to safeway might not be comfortable. there could be workers on strike. we'll tell you more about how that might impact your trip to the grocery store. and it's now been one year since the mudslide in sausalito so what's changed about that hillside and is it safe. >>and let's take a look outside for your current temperatures right now we're in the 40's and 50's it's pretty familiar territory just get the light jacket ready to go and expect another dry once a day your valentine's forecast ahead. when your commute into work is doing just fine were wide open and delay free at the bay bridge toll plaza normally we have a backup bynow, but it's just not happening
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as you get outside to celebrate the holiday and we are looking at some cloud cover this morning not as much as yesterday though cloud level is higher than it was yesterday. so you have no fog a clear view across the bay in a smooth drive into work this morning. >>cloud cover will stay with us for parts of the morning but skies generally clearing sooner than they did yesterday still seeing winds pushing in from the ocean this is going to make for cool conditions across especially the coast. we're most your daytime highs will be staying in the 50's today, 60's will be felt elsewhere in the bay area for daytime highs and that sunshine as you can see in future cast coming out pretty quickly today tomorrow we see clear skies earlier on even yet and daytime highs at their warmest over the weekend on saturday. sunday a little bit cooler a few more clouds and a cold front pushes in that will result in some breezy conditions on sunday but we're still going to stay dry initially i was talking about maybe the chance of rain in the north bay sunday, not even looking at that anymore valentine's day forecast will
do expect 's right along the coast, if you maybe you're watching the sun set on the pacific but 60's elsewhere in the bay area in fact most of us are going to be in the 60's for highs today that includes financial district in san francisco, oakland and mill valley at 61 even half moon bay at 61 while hayward and fremont each at 63. tomorrow, our warmest day of the weekend lots of sunshine a few clouds on sunday but we're still keeping the sunshine around will be a breezy one now and then next week to see it right there no rainfall in sight just yet. dry weather through thursday. robin. thank you problems inside across the san mateo bridge traffic on 92. >>it's definitely crowd and we have a lot of brake lights here on the flat section west of the toll plaza but you're in fantastic shape making your way to the peninsula this morning so get on out there looking at 16 minutes to make it off to one oh one for checking the bay bridge and yesterday around this time we already had a full house it's not happening right now it's friday a lot of folks take the
day off and some folks to start the commute a lot later some normally by 5.30 and a solid but we're already in the 6 o'clock hour. we are delay free so great trip into san francisco. we're checking want to wonder san francisco 7 minutes to 89 minutes, if you take 2.80 leaving daly city so right on time highway for 6.80 the nimitz and one oh one all doing just fine darya back to you. thanks a lot robin 6 17 in the north bay today marks one year since the mudslide in sausalito. >>that knocked a home f the hill and a person with it and crashed down into another me in also covered cars sold last debris was removed in november and they rlaced. the green protective netting there that's noon and they put new seeds out the ciy says that it feels that this is much safer and they're much better prepared. for the rainy season, we're talking about land movements and landslides there's a lot of factors that go into it and one of them is water. >>the other one is the
steepness of the hillsides, so sus leaders pretty darned steep. but as far as lessons we want to make sure that we have drainage systems tha function correctly and convey water the way they need to be conveyed. >>the next step is to put in a drainage system as far as rebuilding apparently that's up to the property owners because officials say the foundation is stems to be in place so they can rebuild if they want to. in the south bay to homicide suspects are in custody after one of them was in a standoff with the police for 12 hours. this is an update to a story we first told you about here live yesterday morning on the kron 4 morning news and now we have pictures of the 2 men who were arrested marcus hendry and richard tour as police say resisted arrest and police used a k 9 on them hendry was barricaded in his home in san jose. before the police were able to apprehend him and the men are suspected of shooting and killing a richard when on clayton road and square he
drive last month. >>well also in the south but we have santa clara sheriff's deputies arrested a 22 year-old ozuna ramos for felony vandalism and burglary. he caused $1300 in damage to a car that was stolen an$3,000 worth of shoes from a home investigators found him with burglary tools and narcotics. well concord police are asking for your help now to catch a couple of perfume thieves who stole more than $3,000 worth of merchandise is kron four's foot recall report, stay may be tied to other shoplting incidents in the east bay. >>concord police say some 4 at the veranda shopping center off dimond boulevard in concord isthe unfortunate prime target for thieves there's been shoplifting. frequently there before one of the store's most significant losses happened at around noon on january 23th, when a young man and a woman walked in headed for the perfume wall and start shopping apparently
with nintention to pay for what they were pulling off the shelves. they didn't have you care >>of people saw our employees are saying or doing and want to without paying for those items and surveillance video shows an employee at the bottom of the screen helping another customer when the shoplifters entered the whole incident lasted about 2 minutes eventually another employee seems to recognize what was happening and appears to use a radio to reach out to someone. >>but by then the pair had already grabbed what they wanted. concord police possible the 2 have been it's involved in other retail deaths reported in the city. he's asking for the public's help to put names to their faces some wi call into our detectives i know these people and were able to piece it together you know you know we can name and we talked to other agencies been can formulate some kind of plan and realizing what the history >>what kind of screening might be on petty says it's unclear
if other people were involved in the crime in concord felipe de gaulle kron 4 news. >>california is high speed rail business plan is a frustrating lawmakers from both political parties. the latest plan calls for an extra billion for the project whch is already looking at an $80 billion price tag. the immediate plan includes completion of a line from bakersfield ever said by 2022. and it hopes to connect san francisco to l a by 2033. >>how will i high speed rail authority is citing inflation and a better cost estimate for this latest little bump. but valley and coastal lawmakers have different visions on how this money could be better spent. >>that delay electrification of the central valley line use that money instead on already prioritized high speed projects in the bay area and
los angeles i guess we have to accept a railroad between bakersfield in. >>or sand or mud but the sooner this is ended the sooner they make central california hole. >>the sooner the sooner i just calculated it out and i'm glad it's going to get me there fast because i'm going to be a high speed rail authority has until may to send a finalized plan to the legislature >>all right, we'll take a quick break coming up on the kron 4 morning news family are calling for justice for nia wilson, the young woman who was stabbed and killed on a bart station will have the very latest on the bizarre events that played out in the trial of her murder. plus health officials are preparing for a worst case scenario as the coronavirus shows no signs of stopping. after the break we're going to talk with the bay area teacher who'in the thick of living. the right in the epicenter.
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>>check t the weather and traffic for into friday morning, how we're all about and easy looks really good out there. some of the bridges are a little crowded in the summer tests friday lighted wide open nice to hear on this extra special what hey good for valentine's day right definitely god weather for valentine's day with some sunshine making its way back out later on even thoughwe are starting off with some cloud cover this morning. >>golden gate bridge is in clear view that tells you that that cloud cover sitting well above our sutro tower cam higher than it was yesterday when this view was obscured by some low lying cloud cover 40's and 50's for your current temperatures smooth drive into work, no visibility issues and not that as far as temperatures go pretty solid start to the day all in all and it's going to be an even
better finish the day as sunshine return sooner than yesterday and daytime highs remain comfortable, mostly in the 60's robin, i'm still waiting for that back up to appear at the bay bridge toll plaza, normally it's there by like 5.30. >>but this moing. it hasn't happened yet you know fridays are usually lighter and little more quiet plus is valentine's day. so some folks have the day off lucky, you know dels right now at the bay bridge toll plaza so to be a great trip for those of you who do have to get to work on 80 're looking at 11 minutes off to fremont street we do have a crash on the nimitz and you see how it's backing up traffic just a little bit. this is a to the south just south of 92. maybe a little bit closer to the local exit actually they're off to the shoulder, but its backing up to 92. and thas really the only slow spot for the nimitz the rest of the trip. it's fantastic and wide open at 25 minutes from to 38 to 2.37 james darya thanks a lot robin 6.31 and a big story this morning. a stri is looming at safeway and that could
impact 15,000 workers in stores in the bay area and. >>your shopping at the rescue say the impact to you is you may see people picketing as you're trying to get some milk. >>95% of union membership voted to authorize that strike if they don't get higher pay d more work hours we've got kron four's rob fladeboe with a closer look. >>crews are paid on average from about 9.50 to $22 an hour depending on seniority and what job they perform the for ntract negotiations broke offer of a $1.50 more per hour on average brian pike is a meat cutter and says he and his co-workers have earned or raise more than a buck 50. he says well they offered a buck 50 over 3ears and we're already 18 months out of the contract. so but 50's on enough lucky 2.25 for meat cutters and $2 for the checkers so they don't they
won't even match or competitors. the union ys workers want and need more hours to it says some 80% of while that may suit students and other younger works needs me more opportunities for full-time work. while the full time. employees get 40 hours part-time employees are guaranteed only 24 hours so as you can tell. >>at a wagethat isn't that decent you can survive on 24 hours a week. >>united food and commercial workers local 5 represents some 15,000 workers across most of the bay area in a statement safeway which is owned by albertson said safeway remains committed to bargaining in good faith with the union to reach an agreement that will provide a pension for eir retirement while allowing our company to stay competitive. >>the statent did not address specific union demands about wages or hours in san francisco, safely clerks belong to a different union and will reptedly be voting on a new contract soon the
time local 5 tells me that it is planning what it described as a series of escalating actions such as informational picketing beginning as soon as next week. >>in morgan hill rob fladeboe kron 4 news. >>on the peninsula a man tried to lure a student who was walking to school in millbrae yesterday morning on popr avenue not far from el camino real high school student says that a man was driving an older model orange or brown sedan stopped nr the student and motion for them to walk towards the car. they did there was no conversation or interaction so really there was no crime that was committed. but now police are reminding people be aware of our surroundings because that's not the only time this has happened as you know there was a similar situation in hillsborough and police have just released this sketch of the man they're looking for he approaches to near crker school on monday morning. he was in a gray or silver sedan asked the student they needed a ride and so now the hillsborough police would like you call them if you recognize
>>san mateo police are warning thecommunity about a rise in catalytic converter saif's particularly targeting toyota prius thieves have targeted various parts of the city, especially during the evening hours officers say the rise in this crime mirrors what is happening around the state at large. >>another spike of coronavirus that reported in china over 5,000 new casesand a 121 more deaths reported yesterday more chnese medical teams are heading right now to the hardest hit regions. >>they're mobilizing as we speak the chinese government says over 1700 medical workers have been infected. 6 have actually died in their fight to treat patients worldwide there are more than 64,000 confirmed cases in over 1300 deaths reported the cdc is afraid this is just the beginning john lawrence has the latest. >>the centers for disease control and prevention is preparing for a worst case scenario. a widespread outbreak of the coronavirus in the us i think is this virus
is probably with >>the on the season urban the play on this year. and i think eventually the virus will find a foothold and we will get community base transmission. the cdc says the disease can be spread by people who are showing symptoms you c start to think of it and then the sense bike. a seasonal flu and the only difference is we don't understand this fire simply seasonal flu. we pretty much understand how it close to 6 weeks ago the cdc offered to help china with its outbreak. but the chinese government hasn't responded i think some of the experts and they are public health team. >>are quite disappointed and we thought there was better transparency coming out of china, but it doesn't appear to be there is no vaccine for the coronavirus right now we've had a very aggressive. >>approach to try to do or leak a sudden defecation and then isolation and contact tracing that's the able dust to contain this at this point and it also gives researchers more time to develop and test vaccines and anti viral drugs
that could combat the disee, i'm john lawrence reporting. >>and tune in to calm for next wednesday morning at 09:00am we've got a special report on we're going to take a look at how the virus spreads what you need to do to otect yourself. it will have a doctor live in studio to answer your questions about the coronavirus that's next wednesday at 09:00am. >>to the north bay now where an incredible rescue on highway one right near the fort ross ar in sonoma county. a man drove off a 60 foot cliff, anthere you see the vehicle way down there at the bottom this was wednesday morning a teenager actually was driving behind him and that's who pulled over immediately called for help and then started climbing down that hill to rescue the driver. >>i freak out like got so was like looking up to see happen to them how not call for hope. there's there's no other cars at the same time it happened i
proceedn a feel like a hero just feel like i was at the right place at the right time to help someone now and i hope others would've done the same. >>amazingly enough the victim in that car only suffed a few cuts to his head and hands. he's now recovering at home. in the east bay charges against 2 moms for housing activists and 2 supporters are being dropped. the 4 were arrested during that january eviction of the oakland home, the alameda county district attorney decided not to press charges. the attorney representing moms for housing says that was the right move. >>san francisco mayor london breed is expressing concern homelessness she was among many leaders at a budget meeting yesterday and traditionally local governments cities and counties are responsible f helping the homeless, but now the governor is proposing a million plan where a one time yment would be distributed to regional directors who would decide how the money is spent. mayor breed says a one-time payment isn't enough. >>ongoing funding is necessary
to make a meaningful impact in the lives of people onthe streets in this ongoing funding will allow the cities and counties across e state governor newme also propose using vacant state properties in trailers as housing. >>he also creating a strike team that's going to look for the best practices and ways to help people who are homeless. >>the man accused of murdering a woman bart station was kicked out of court again after going on a profanity-laced rant. kron 4 says it made spoke to a key defense witness about what happened. >>i'm here to get justice for my sisterssistant who says. >>the defense's key witness let people wilson is speaking to the media for the first time since the trial began against john kao for the 2018 stabbing dth of her sister nia wilson at the macarthur bart station in oakland cal is facing a murder charge and an additional attempted murder
charge for the stabbing of the teeple lson at that same bart station the defendant briefly returned to the witness stand thursday to be cross examined by the prosecution that pple wilson was in the courtroom and describes what happened he want to project his feelings on >>longer he beat arouse the goods and you know and it's no means no beating around the he knew yes, videisxpanded tory the stark these young ladies and he murdered however wilson family friend, the actress ex says cal's erratic behavior on the witness stand stop the video from being played right beforthe moment neil was killed he continues to. >>answer questions and tell the whole courtroom as he read out to get caught and what he's ing it and he acts like he's crazy john kao eventuly erupted on the stand and was removed after using profanity while addressing the da reed told him of that.
>>if you talk to him like that he said that down is just an act to me. >>size and manipulates after that episode john kao did t return to the witness stand for the afternoon session at the alameda county superior courthouse in oakland haaziq madyun kron 4 news. >>i recall martin washington. the president says he wants to were prescription drug prices across the country. and he's backing is getting mixed reviews. on capitol hill have the latest coming up. plus a valentine's day is here whether you have a special someone to spend the day with 4 you're flying solo. we've got you covered in this morning's dine and dish and also it's an extra spial lentine's day for one purple heart recipient in california. we'll take a look at the overwhelming show of love that he's receives and if you're going outside today to celebrate valentine's day, good news is that weather is
cooperating. this morning, it's cool. it's a little cloudier but sunshine to return ur forecast ahead. >>and traffic is just now picking up at the richmond sandra fell a bit above the backup spilling out to about castro so not too bad, as soon as i started talking about putting term limits on congress, washington insiders went crazy. they said rm limits are bad, that they'll break government. what a joke! congress is working fine for politicians and corporations, but it's not doing anything for real people
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number of republicans are holding out and drug companies are complaining that the bill will hurt them recall martin explains how this legislation will help control e high cost of prescription drugs. >>get a bill on my desk i will sign it into law immediately. >>after president trump's apparent endorsement of his an to lower prescription drug prices i hope there's reason to movalong iowa, senator chuck grassley is optimistic. he can swin enough voteto pass long-awaited reforms this is the only bipartisan bill they capass a congress grassley says his plan will lower out of pocket costs for medicare seniors and limit drug price increases to inflation rates saving the taxpayers money ought to be for that but ative senate republican leader mitch mcconnell says some republicans aren't sold fearing price controls and grassley's bill could slow innovation of lifesaving drugs yeah we're going to be talking about what we can all.
>>pull together and get a solution i'm not prepared to predict monday. the white house budget director russell vought tried to walk back the presidt's endorsement to say continues to high levels of support for the broad outlines of what senator grassley is trying to do not necessarily specific endorsement of the that bill president's not willing nearly to be strong enough to take on the drug industry. nd neither is congress frankly, ohio democrat senator sherrod brown says to win over democrat. >>the plan should allow the government to negotiate drug prices like the house plan, but the white house doesn't support that in washington recall martin. >>6.26 right now and we're checking out the weather on a friday, it's valentine's day and it's still dry out the yeah still very dry and we're going to stay that way to the forecast ahead of us. >>day that's a good thing maybe we'd like to see rain saturday and the looking outside this morning, there's some cloud cover out there for sure but not as much of it is yesterday and it's sitting higher in the sky than it was
yesterday too so no chance really of running into fog, a crystal clear view across the bay just with gray skies overhead now skies will clear out sooner than they did yesterday that means a little bit more sunshine on this valentine's day than whatwe had for your thursday and we're still going to have the onshore breeze making that cool coastal air push up right against the coast.that's going to keep temperatures up the coast a little cooler down in the 50's while most of us across the bay will still be rising well into the 60's sunshine as i mentioned sooner than yesterday and tomorrow going to be in even clear day yet with temperatures at their warmest over the weekend on your saturday. now sunday, a cold front pushes through it's going to result in some cloud cover at times no rainfall for the bay area just a touch of snow in the sierra early on sunday morning but nothing really widespread and certainly nothing across the bay so keeping that dry weather all through the weekd ahead. 50's at the coast as i mentioned today while most of the rest of the bay does settle up into the 60's even a couple of spots at
the coast will be in the 60's like al gore not at half moon bay upper 50's from burlingame through san bruno on to brisbane today. well 60's in foster city and san matt right at 60 degrees mountain view at 63 today south ba temperatures low to mid 60's for you definitely are cooler one of the week so far still nice though east bay temperatures also just a touch cooler than we have been closer to seasonal averages oakland, san leandro in castro valley all at 61 while napa fairfield and a vacaville at 65. santa sa at 65 as well today. tomorrow temperatures will be warmer up to the upper 60's to low 70's, a great day to be out and about sunday still not a bad day, but definitely wind here friday and saturday are going to be now into monday tuesday wednesday and thursday of next week sunshine is not going anywhere skies, stay clear and dry. robin what traffic is still very quiet and we like that we like and we don't have
any problems are. >>major trouble spots to really stress out about here on the san mateo bridge looks sort of like extra rather extra pink this morning doesn't a bit of a glow on 92 s the traffic is crowded no big problems averaging 60 minutes off to one oh one we're checking in the bay bridge and it's just now backing up in some of those carpool lanes this is really good normally we have a backup that spills least to the of the over crossing that's not happening just yet. it's probably going to happen a little bit later so you still have time 14minutes for your drive off to fremont street we're picking up the nimitz because we have a crash southbound that's wrapping south of 92, there's one ba here a little bit closer to dixon landing just a couple of hiccups for you just under 30 minutes from to 38 to 2.37 which is not baat all the e shores quiet 24 is wide open and if you're taking 5.80. nice 14 minutes from to 38 to downtown oakland area. thanks a lot robin 6.49 and this is a day all about hearts flowers romantic dinners for a lot of
people but. >>if you don't have a day don't despair conference vicki liviakis takes a look and how you can have some tasty options if you're single on dine and dish. >>for the love birds, a box of chocolates a dozen red roses sweet heart cards are a table at your favorite restaurant like boulevard in sa francisco or is get oreo in the city both making a list of most romantic spots in the country, what if you're not everybody couples. >>time to go out by yourself enjoy for the salamo niners out there what are you gonna do what you're going to grab pizza of course, but not any pizza all right, let's do the heartbreakers. >>yes so hard for a pizza hut here at tony's pizza in the heart of s francisco's north beach tony is serving up solo diners with broken hearty smiles able to top all made wi love and with a lot of love but you know i'm in their breakups ameri now but i
remember those times are already little bit of garlic oil over that's what i look you don't need to worry another worry about same ones allow a little bit extra golocal on that when it comes this pizza. >>i'm going to cut this that's the heartbreakers coming at it. >>around your sorrows over the bar managers concocting a specialty care cocktail with bidders of course. >>bitter heartbreak and clock tocome average offering sweet happy valentine's day in san francisco, vicki liviakis kron 4 news. >>coming up in the next hour we celebrate hip-hop with a new exhibit that aims to preserve the history of the music for generations to come. and as we head to break, here's a quick live look outside we've got a shot of san francisco international rport where it looks like operations or start to get underway here at this early hour there are f clouds so as you know the routine with
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>>plus a 07:00am now 6.54 and you lk outside at sfo does show cloud cover overhead but a clear view out into the stance we are sitting with the delay of just under an hour right now so that cloud cover is aying a role in that this morning. despite the fact visibility near the surface is actually holding pretty strong so do watch out
for that to lay this friday, 40's and 50's for your current temperatures across the bay area oakland hayward and san jose in the low 50's well conquered at 49 robin thank you john minor crowding at the bay bridge toll plaza into san francisco, mainly r the carpoolers right there on the left it's starting to stack up from t over crossing, but that said it's going to be a great trip into san francisco, normally it's solid by 5.30. >>that has not happened this morning, so you're looking really good at 14 minutes for your average off to fremont street team started all right, thank yovery much robin valentine's day is extra special for one purple heart recipient, 104 year-old major bill white was hoping to gather about a 100 valentine's day cards to add to his scrapbook collection. we do a lot more than that u remember we did the story few weeks back. well word of his wish for chritmas or for valentine's day cards from anybody in the country spread around country now he's received more than 300,000 personal messages. >>and thank you notes from around not just the country.
but the world thousands of handwritten cards balloons flowers even boxes of chocolate for valentine's day, white says that he's overwhelmed by all this gratitude. >>coming up in the next hour, the kron 4 morning news 2 elementary schools in san jose are shutting down where are the students gong to go. and there are safety concerns from rt passengers after this man was seen at tacking someone on a train. with an unusual weapon, we'll tell you what. d businesses in chinatown continue to ke a hit from the coronavirus how it's impacting more than just sales. obama: he's been a leader throughout the coury for the past twelve years, mr. michael bloomberg is here. vo: leadership in action. mar bloomberg and president obama worked togher
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removed from the back of the plane everybody else was allowed to get off that plane about a half hour later, the captain told passengers the 7 other planes. >>wee also suspected of having the virus on board and this comes as you know as we're learning about. >>latest case found in the united 15th. >>us patient among a group of evacuees from china that landed at a texas military base. earlier this month that patient developed a fever it spiked on tuesday and was confirmed now that and that patient had the coronavirus and now they are in isolation at hospit in san antonio, the cdc says people may be spreading this virus. >>unknowiny with a lot of people never really showing symptoms they may have it but only show maybe a slit sore throat which means that they're walking around unaware, they are infecting others. >>there may be additional cases that we identify i do want to prepare you for that. they're still within the potential incubion period for coronavirus for people coming out of wuhan
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