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>>and 36 searches this morning which inuded searchers out west the ground canines using utilizing are you bees as well as the helicopter today and also water search tms. >>now 6 a search for a palo alto couple who went missing in inverness in west marin county that continues tonight, thanks for joining us. i'm can pam moore has the night off. >>that town has fewer than a 1000 people. this is 77 carol cupar ski her husband, he is 72 years old his name is or when the 2 have not been seen or heard since friday, as you just heard more than a 130 people are now involved in that search scouring a very wooded area trying to nd them. they tell kron four's michelle kingston the search is not over she's live for us in point reyes station with more on what's happening out there. michelle. >>friday and in point reyes station because this is the only it's that i can get
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service in the about 15 minutes south of from where that air bnb is for that couple was staying.we talked with the marine county sheriff's office today search and rescue crews have been out here since saturday. so far therare no leads as to where that couple maybe now we know that they have been searching with canine with horses and using drones and ahelicopter. more than a 130 people from search and rescue crews across the bay area a looking for this couple 77 year-old carol cup are scanned her husband 72, year-old in or with the 2 were last seen at an air bnb on dia de la vista private road just off sir francis drake boulevard in inverness very close to point reyes national seashore the since saturday afternoocrews had searched trails in wooded areas near by buthave seen no sign of the couple up our ski and are supposed to check out of their air bnb on saturday. officials say they missed an appointment they were supposed to be out on sunday and that they left personal items
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inside their rental. >>you know that they left a lot of personal effects behind in their air be which included cell a personal effects such as clothing other things that pele would normally take with them if they're going on and i we're looking at all possible aspect. started looking at the financial aspect to see if we can figure out and figured miwhere they last use their but as of now no we don't have any further information that leads us to a specific place where they might be. >>officials say the search will continue into this evening and if they aren't able to find them they will continue the search again tomorrow morning back to you. >>the shells, thank you now to another big story. we're following tonight. the deadly coronavirus tonight, hundreds of americans who were quarantined aboard that diamond princess cruise ship that was docked in japan. they have returned to us soil, 14 of them tested positive for the coronavirus or call that
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one of the chartered us government planes landed sunday night at travis air force base in fairfield. >>the other this morning at lackland air base in texas. health officials say more than 400 people on the cruise ship had contracted the virus. dozens of them are americans those who are back on us soil now face a 14 day. quarantine however, 14 of the passengers tested positive for the cry virus prior to the flight and were flown on to university of nebraska medical center. here in the bay arereally from a local woman whose parents were evacuated from that cruise ship in japan and kron four's dan kerman talk to the father he is now in texas all to also to the daughter and she and she's in the bay area press right she's in danville very relieved. she had been talking to them by text and so forth trying to keep in touch with them. and day after day more and more people aboard the chefwould contract the virus. she started letter writing campaign to get them off to congressional representatives
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as we've seen that has w happened today we spoke with both daughter. >>and father. since the beginning of the year john montgomery and his wife been cruising southeast asia. >>but the last 2 weeks they were among the hundreds of americans quarantineaboard the diamond princess off japan due to the outbreak of the coronavirus we werefair fare for on the boat. >>no question about it because the something despite the majors takg take take him. people were stil getting the buyers with the numbers of infected passengers climbing day after day the montgomery's had little to do they walked the upper decks for fresh air and spent most of the rest of their time in a small windowless cabin, there's nothing you can do except green beret, if you go the opposite way and start getting stressed out and angry. it's going to be along to 14 you have to intain a positive attitude in danville their
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daughter nicole kept in contact with them and was so concerned about the safety of the ship. she started a letter writing campaign to congressional representatives to get her parents off the ship and back to us soil. i'm pretty sure it's just kind a petri dish you know i think that is crew are the ones who are still serving everybody meals and preparing him in running the ship. >>and they've all been exposed obviously as well. so i think they're all just getting into each other sorry, but surely. >>monday morning the montgomery's were among the 300 americans flown back to the u s john montgomery spoke to kron 4 news from lackland air force base in texas are still totally taking re of you know we're going to be washed out for. montgomery is nothing but nice things to say about the crew and actually he's very worried about them plus all the other passengers still on the ship beings, they all need to be. >>evacuated now montgomery and his wife will now undergo a 14
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day quarantine at lackland air force base along with the other passengers there and the ones taken to travis catherine can. >>all right. thank you dan and stay with us on kron four's we continue our coverage of the virus. we've got the latest on our website kron 4 dot com just look for the coronavirus tab and are news. grief counselors are going to be available for students at concord high after a student was killed after a hit and run crash that happened last monday, 18 year-old joe barrett who just got off a bus. he was walking home from the library a car ran him over the driver took off. he was found badly injured on port chicago highway near the highway for on ramp. he later did police say they have identified a person of interest they have not released any details another day has come and gone and there's still no sign of that mountain lion that attacked a child at rancho san antonio park in cupertino. >>kron four's rob fladeboe
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talks about the search for that animal in what experts are saying about what happened. rancho san antonio park rangers turned away hundreds of hikers monday after 6 year-old girls attacked and bitten here on line out 9 30 sunday >>near the popular dear hollow farm trail. the team with the california department of fish and wildlife spent the day trying to track and ultimately catch the animal says captain todd tom who xenia they brought in for trained dogs to try and the strike on the scent of the cat. >>in the area where this occurred d we're hoping that we're successful in treating the cat and then. >>getting them to a mobile station equipment into it so we have chemicals to start the this fuzzy image of a mountain lion early today, but it's not clear whether it was the cat who attacked the child and wasn't scared off by her father says ranger brad pennington. >>we don't know the of his caddie it could be a big meal moving through it could just be another line can pass into
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the area the park was closed briefllast summer when some resident mountain lins were spotted near a trail. >>disappointed they could not hike today most visitors were okay with the extra caution most likely they'll find that there was something in from about this creature, but we live with not lines more often they see us and we don't see them they love your to me i live in commune with nature nd that means all part of nature in a worst case enario. the guilty mountain lion should be captured will have to be euthanized. >>but before that can happen it must be determined that it was indeed responsible for the attack on the child we have the plan right now is to collect dna evidence from the cabin if we do capture a to makes absolute positive sure that the that we capture is a cab responsible captain todd busy nice as that dna testing conducted on the child has confirmed that she was indeed ttacked by a mountain lion. the first such attack on a human ever here at rancho san antonio park in cupertino rob fladeboe kron 4 news.
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>>and time for a look at the forecast we look live over downtown san francisco after a really beautiful spring-like day.beautiful night out there aren't karnal standing by to tell what's in store for us morris boy we're justgoing to keep bad these days up it has been something else the stretch of dry weather is going to continue out there right now we've got mostly clear skies little haze on the horizon couple clouds out there as well but. >>other than that we're looking good as high pressure sits out there so beautiful day beautiful presidents day a lot of kids serve t not only this day often think of the whole week off. and it is looking mostly dry. on the satellite image you see a lot of clouds off the coastline that's all kind of run into a ridge of high pressure so by the time it gets here not going to see the rain for much just a couple high clouds spreading overhead there's a more impressive system that is just to make its way into the gu of alaska that one could bring a chance of some rain later on this week, maybe by friday as it drops in but even that doesn't look that impressive so we're left with lots of warm sunshine and spring-like temperatures 69
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degrees for the high in san francisco today, 73 degrees in oakland, 71 in san jose and livermore and 74 degrees conquered in santa rosa all these temperatures running well above the average stepping outside right now we're cooling off the coastline you've got 54 degrees in half moon y still 70 though over the deal in redwood city 60 in hayward 64 degrees in fremont and 65 degrees in napa if you're headed out tonight, no need brelo u've got a beautiful conditions out there mostly clear skies and you're going to see an offshore wind developing tonight. and that means instead of waking up to fog like we did this morng i think we're seeing clear skies all night long and sunday by day throughout the entire day these numbers again pushing well into the 60's getting near 70 degrees and some of the warmest parts of the bay area are going to see a lot of d 60's, even upper 60's even inside the bay along the coastline, you nd a little bit of a sea breeze in the afternoon. so plan on highs, they're only in the 50's in the 60's but right now, we're looking dry for the better part of the week guys back to you thank you lawrence.
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>>senator bernie sanders spent this president stay campaigning forvotes. he was in the east bay of thousands of people came to hear the vermont senator talking about his presidential candidacy. >>it is about end game. the absurdity of millions workers in this country or wages. we're going to raise federal minimum wage to 15 bucks an hour. we believe pay for equal work. the brothers that missed this we're going to make it not hard kurds to joy and your kids. >>californians of course get the chance to vote on super tuesday march, 3rd. >>coming up nba playe honoring the late kobe bryant his daughter and the 7 others
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who died in that deadly helicopter crash run have all the sights and sounds from all-star weekend. also another presidential candidate pete buttigieg is talking about how he would tackle 2 of california's biggest problems housing and homelessness and 4 months after that deadly halloen shooting in or into any space state senator is would incrse short rm real penalti, what's in his proposal and how it as soon as i started talking about
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>>today lawmakers in the east bay will unveil new legislation aimed to increase the maximum fine for short-term rental hosts who violate local laws from a $1000 tip to $5,000 is of course after 5 people were shot and killed at a house party in orinda on halloween where the house was rented on air bnb and we talked to state senator steve glazer he represents contra costa county. >>on why he is proposing this law and how it would be enforced. >>the look that the purpose of what i'm trying to do is you last half of 2019 42 people he were shot inside or just outsde a short-term rental property think about that 42 people in the last months of profit last year seven-seat hit 17 of those people and these are the exceptions to the rules 10's of thousands of people are renting out these properties every day peacefully. following all the rules but by the city and by
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the companies that you have these exceptions and and tht and the city's need to have the tools to make that that exception think twice before they rent their property for a big party. well the enforcement has to happen 2 ways number the the rental platform company. i should be monitoring these types of rentals and if they see violations that that person should be banned from ever renting their home ever again and wherthat ent haened tt jusdicon has been ou respsibility tosure ei ws are ingfollowed whetheor not omeone was shot or killed at the event or are otherwise and so the in full. i should happen at the local level law enrcement to code violaon. fos at they have on their staff to make sure that people know the rules and are following rules of keeping everyone safe. and that bill is going to be introduced tomorrow if this does eventually become law it could take effect in january of 2021. >>starting this fall high
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school students in alameda will get to sleep and a ttle bit longer in the morning. that's because classes will soon started. >>8 30 in the morning. that's an hour later than when most asses currently started alameda high and junior and senr high schools. the legislation signed by the governor back in october which calls for elementary and middle schools to start no earlier than 08:00am and high schools, no earlier than 8.30. we're one step closer to openg day in major league baseball both the a's and the giants have their first full-squad workout of spring training and we won't have to wait too long to get our first look at their 2020 rosters as most clubs play their first spring training game. this saturday. it's pretty exciting for baseball fans, kaerine is. >>and the nba all-star game it was all a bottle lot more than basketball out this weekend. a lot of players they took the opportunity thonor nba legendkobe bryant, eric spillman has that story.
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>>during his 20 years with the lakers kobe bryant played in 18 all-star games. last night's game in chicago was dedicated to him. >>come together and love each other. we would've wanted that that's very important. and we can just have a quiet. wh 80 seconds. >>magic johnson spoke for the entire nba family. we are all hurting he said there will never be another basketball player quite like koby and then it was time for some other big names to do their own tributes. jennifer hudson
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was dressed in lakers purple. she's saying with photos of coby energy on a procted behi her it was powerful. the players were either number 2 the number used when she played for her dad's number 24. both teams were patches with 9 stars representing those that died in the helicopter crashed team lebron won the game and then afteards there was one more way that koby was on the is my pleasure to present the first time ever. >>koby bryant all-star mvp award. kawhi leonard. >>from now on it every all-star game. the best player will get a trophy named after kogan everyone who took part last night said they played with him as their inspiration time. >>the best way. we could honor comb. >>and gigi and everyone involved with the play like we play like that's one thing about cold whenever he was on our team an all-star game. the one that stuff. and when it
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was i you know as long as a 3rd of all of us get to it. >>the public memorial for kobe in the others takes place one week fr today right here at staples if you're interested in attending you must register at the ticketmaster verified fan site and you have to do it by 10 o'clock tonight from staples, eric spillman. >>look at the forecast this time we're looking live over the embarcadero a dry pretty warm pretty warm day. i guess we're waiting for america marches that were waiting for that's what i'm hoping for i mean right now it really does look promising through the end of this month, i'm just not seeing anything that's going to generate significant rainfall. so what we need is a major change in the pattern that's not happening tonight, we're going to see mostly clear skies, nice shot from tehran, some lights coming on home there you see up above a few high clouds begin approach the coastline that we'll see a few high clouds and that's about it. but the temperatures today, boy something else on
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this presidents day here we are in february we're talking almost 70 degrees in san francisco, 73. >>in oakland 71 in n jose and live more 74 in concord and 74 degrees in santa rosa, these temperatures jumping quite a bit today we start to see a return of a little weak offshore wind and that is just enough send these temperatures as much as levin even 60 degrees warmer and just 24 hours ago and all around the bay area we saw those nice warm temperatures, 71 in playoff 75 degrees the warm spot in napa 71 redwood city 71 amount be a little cooler on the coastline 61 in half moon bay. we have seen the offsre winds affect there just yet but that will change time to get some high clouds up above can't find any raindrops out there right now the winds will be the bigger story overnight tonight and most of that well just affect the north bay and you can already start to see that northerly component see the direction of the winds here napa that north wind fairly ht ht right now. but overn tonight likely going to see those winds picking up a fact going to be a little gusty. i think at ast over the north bay hills you see some of the
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yellows the orange begin to show up even though some red me those gusts over 30 miles per hour possibly over the mountain tops not down the urban areas and then fairly calm elsewhere around the bay area but some nice weather right now that stretch continues, 70 degrees in redwood city now 60 in hayward 64degrees in palo alto 64 in san francisco in a 67 grees still a beautiful evening in concord and 67 in timber on tonight, skies, stay mostly clear just a little bit cool overnight with some 30's 40's for lows. tomorrow, mostly sny and mild high pressure in control and really a mostly dry and mild week ahead just a slight chance of showers and that maybe optimistic as we get into friday. here's that big dome of high pressure you got this frontal system off the coastline that may factor in the latter part of the week, but right now this ridge builds in we start tosee more of those offshore winds and that brings us more dry and very mild weather around the bay area at least through the middle of the week guys back to you. coming up tonight at 6.45 democratic presidential candidates set their sights on a new target. >>michael bloomberg this as
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through california and presidential candidate pete buttigieg rolled out his housing and homelessnessplan and capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala expins how buttigieg woul tackle one of california's biggest problems. >>housi and homelessness is at the center of pete buttigieg is latest plan if elected president the indiana mayomonday proposed building more than half a million new afrdable housinunits by increasing the low income housg tax credit by 50% over the next 5 years he also proposes to expand federal housing assistance to an extra 5 million families with children if he becomes president his goal is to help 7 million famies access to affordable housing and make way for construction of 2 million rental units well california grapples with its homelessness and housing issues west sacramento, mayor chris come l done says this is the kind of federal help the state meet see to build a lot more housing of all types, especially affordable housing and the program always


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