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there is a lot of upkeep that goes into it. every day to just get ready is a good, like three hours of work. >> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at >> and a troubling new video showing a man taking aim at officers and the moments when the alameda county she iff's unleashed a barrage of bullets in a fatal shooting. >> out in anger and frustration. if you look deeper. it's as much to do with the color of my skin. >> the north bay city council member says he's emotionally wounded after an act of vandalism and possible racism. why says someone tried sending him a message. the question is does oakland want a baseball team.
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>> that might sound simple. but apparently some city council members are still not sold on the a's vision to keep the team in oakland. we're hearing from the president of the a's and the former president of the marlins who got a new ballpark built in miami. good evening. thanks for joining us for kron 4 news at 8 o'clock. i'm ken wayne and i'm pam moore. an investigation is underway tonight. that's because the garbage can filled with fireworks was set off in front of a north bay city officials home rohnert park city council member willie norris shared these pictures of the vandalism from sunday night kron four's, dan thorn live in rohnert park tonight. he has more on how the city council isireacting. dan. >> well penn in a special city council meeting tonight council member ellen r us says that act of vandalism was in retaliation for his stance on fireworks and he believes that it might also be racially motivated has been on board with other members of the city
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council in banning fireworks here in rohnert park and he says that this fire was a way to intimidate him and his family. >> the fight over fireworks in rohnert park. now involves vandalism and possible racism. city council member willie le found this trash can burning and filled with fireworks at his home sunday night. a neighbor alerting him to the horrifying discovery. my heart sank and i yelled out in anger and frustration on sunday night. there was a crime committed. >> someone tried to send you a message and someone trying to intimidate. >> but ari says been on board with other city council members to ban fireworks in rohnert park. the city even cancel the 4th of july fireworks show this year. one of the biggest concerns has been the potential of sparking a wildfire in the areas extremely dry land. but the council member says this act of vandalism goes beyond protesting over pyrotechnics. if you look deeper. >> it's as much to do with the color of my skin, the type
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anger that type of e is not related to just fireworks. >> the only other person of color on city council. vice mayor jackie l word echoed those sentiments. she too, says her family has faced threats over banning fireworks. no one should feel unwanted in our community. >> whether they moved here last week. have been here for 60 years. >> mayors across sonoma county have shared their support for councilmember lenoir jointly calling the fire cowardly minorities hopes this terrible act will reopen the conversation over race in rohnert park. if you're convinced that this is a >> we want to wave it off. call me crazy. i invite you to live a day in the life of someone less privilege. what would be my home next. and again, it comes to city hall.
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>> well, the decision over banning fireworks here in the city will be up to the voters that comes in september, the police department says that they are still investigating this fire reporting live in rohnert park. dan thorn kron 4 news, thank you dan. in the east bay. fireworks are believed to sparked the fire last night in hercules officials. >> responded to a fire in the area of sycamore avenue at palm avenue. this was last night. they found flames beginning to spread up a hillside. >> 3 fire agencies were called in while officers began notifying the residents in the area to evacuate fire crews were able to extinguish the flames before any buildings were damaged officers think a box of used fireworks. they found nearby sparked these flames, new body camera video released tonight shows the tense moments leading up to a deadly shooting involving sheriff's deputies. >> the shooting happened on april 17th on second street in hayward, not far from haywood high school. this is video of the scene. the alameda county
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sheriff's department responded after reports of a man threatening people with a gun. authorities say the armed man tried to shoot a deputy, which is one other deputies opened fire killing that man, we have part of that video and we want to remind you, it can be difficult to watch. >> shots fired. shots fired. >> well, you could hear a number of rounds of bullets being fired during the encounter. investigators say the man fired some rounds. and one of those bullets grazed a deputy. they say the person who died was a 26 year-old filipino man with an extensive violent criminal history. you could hear him ask deputies to tell his mother. he loves her right before opening fire. if you want to see more of the video. we have it posted on our website. kron 4 dot com. >> and san francisco city officials and law enforcement
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reacting to this stunning crime caught on camera 10 individual seen running from the union square neiman marcus store last night. there are arms full of what appears to be stolen goods. but authorities say this most likely was not a crime of opportunity nor us match and grab. but instead and organized effort. >> 10 individuals getaway car focused on him bags. these are very expensive handbags. they can be spot sold domestically or internationally for a lot of money in these bags. oftentimes go for thousands of dollars. >> in a statement to kron 4 today. the district attorney's office agreed saying, quote, no retailer or its employees should have to suffer from the brazen organized theft depicted in this video. police have not yet presented us with an arrest or identified suspects related to this incident. we will immediately review any police bring us for prosecution. meanwhile, a 75 year-old woman was seriously hurt when a shoplifter
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allegedly knocked her over while running from a business in the city's outer mission neighborhood. this happened last friday afternoon when the suspect ran out with a sandwich. the woman was taken to the hospital with life threatening injuries. there is currently no update on her condition. the suspect has been arrested. this all comes as san francisco is taking a major public relations hit nationally for the increase in crime. the daily mail writes crime is basically legal in san francisco. that's in response to the video of the shoplifters at the neiman marcus. the new york times wrote, quote, the mundane crime of shoplifting has spun out of control in san francisco. and according to cnn, san francisco conference surge in crime, drugs and homelessness as it tries to bounce back from covid-19. we looked into san francisco's recent crime statistics. here's what we found since the economy started reopening in may. larceny theft is up just
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over 41% so far this year compared to the same time period of may to june of last year and in just the past few months there have been more than 4500 incidents. we have reached out to mayor breed's office for a statement and an interview on what is being done to stop the crime. we've not yet heard back. >> new at 00:00pm tonight. the oakland a's are looking to score a win with the city of oakland. a workshop is planned tomorrow to go over the team's billion dollar proposal for a waterfront baseball stadium. a green light would move the project closer to a vote with the entire city council as kron four's terisa stasio tells us those close to the project say it is both a complicated and simple turning points in whether or not the a's stay in oakland. >> the pictures show a shiny state of the art ballpark situated on that stretch of the bay providing a visually attractive setting to watch a game. but will this ever become a reality is the name of the game at the present time over excited that there's
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going to be a workshop tomorrow in the economic development. subcommittee of the city council dave campbell, president of the oakland a's on the upcoming meeting going over the details about the team's dream of a waterfront complex in the city is actually going see an incredible amount of benefits in terms of community benefits, things like money for affordable housing workforce development and the points to the numbers. the private funds billions to the city's general fund the hotel. the entertainment jobs, the mayor on board yet city council members still sidestepping firm commitments. the final vote set for the end of july. it is unclear to us right now from city staff reports. >> whatever structures actually being finance. mark jacobson, member of the east oakland stadium alliancm fighting to keep the team at the coliseum. >> represents ocean carriers and we need to know that we can still move cargo
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efficiently and effectively and the question is. >> does oakland want a baseball team. it sounds so simple, doesn't it. but it really does come down to that. and david samson knows as former president of the miami marlins. he spent 10 years battling. >> for a new ballpark and in the end it happened. it is the job of the government to decide what kind of city the voters want. and i'm not here to opine or judge whether oakland should be or wants to be a major league city. what i am saying. >> be careful what you wish for because if the a's leave and mark my words, if there's no ballpark deal done. they are right at the end of baseball's had it back to the team. cavill says that he and the ownership remain committed to oakland yet with the commissioner saying that they can look elsewhere. they continue to do so, including those trips. >> to las vegas to explore their options. theresa kron 4
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news. >> coming up on kron 4 news at a call it a disneyland discount how and when you can pay less to enter the happiest place on troubling sight for some bay area drivers gas prices at one station in particular have skyrocketed. those prices may look like the rest of the summer. plus the collapse of the florida condo leaving many wondering if something similar could happen here we are hearing from the about the difference in structural engineering in california. and that far keeping his cool for now but not going to see much fog in the coming days where we're going to see that major heat up. >> talk about it coming up next.
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>> nearly 2 weeks after the condominium collapse surfside, florida. officials overseeing the search for the survivors are now the plane like the prospect is pretty slim crews detected. no new signs of life in that rubble today. the death toll has now climbed to 36 with more than a 100 people still missing miami dade county's fire chief says search teams 7 found, quote, anything positive. >> such as livable spaces in that debris while the effort is still officially called a search and rescue mission miami-dade's mayor said families of those still missing are preparing for news of tragic loss. the collapse of the florida condo has a lot of people wondering if something like that could happen here in the bay area. experts say they can never say never. but they also indicate
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a lot of california buildings do have some added protection. kron four's dan kerman explains. >> the collapse of the condominium complex in surfside, florida has raised concerns about something similar happening in the bay area. >> possibly to the millennium tower, which is now undergoing a structural upgrade. you do it sinking and leaning. but structural engineer ronald hamburger who has been monitoring the tower settlements since 2014 says settlements experience by millennium tower have not compromised its stability and safety. he goes on to say the tower was designed to stringent earthquake resistance standards. and it's a much tougher form of construction than typical buildings in florida. structural engineers agree overall, california buildings have a leg up on others because they are designed to withstand earthquakes. >> here in california. we do have to design for seismic loads and those seismic floods are very large. and so they inherently create a more
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robust structure. from a lateral perspective, a lot or a loading perspective than many other locations in the united states but building experts say structures built more than 30 or 40 years ago remain of concern. >> we definitely need to be put certain about goals. some of the. the sedan chair in homes that have the attention of forming this will soft story. the sort of some old. the company's stock should switch sitting in a pool. this one collapsed in florida. when you'll have aging infrastructure. they get to over time. >> in 2015, the collapse of a balcony in berkeley killed 6. since that time. new legislation has called for more regular inspections and better construction. but most agree homeowners and their associations that govern them must stay alert. >> boards of directors and management companies for these
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homeowners associations and need to be on vigilance in terms of whether they can see any telltale signs that might lead to suspect that there are problems going on water getting into these various areas that led to this corrosion and that salty environment combined with the water intrusion into those areas can lead to some catastrophic failures as well as just general damage to these condo components and buildings. >> the structural engineers also say just like after the berkeley collapse. we saw greater regulations. they say once it's determined what caused the florida collapse. we will likely see greater regulations as well. in san francisco, dan kerman kron 4 news. >> for your money tonight. thousands of californians can soon get an extra $100 a week in unemployment. the employment development department began sending texts and e-mails last week to those who might qualify. department also send information by
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regular mail. those eligible can get the additional funds for 36 weeks. of course i would turn out to be about $3600. money is part of the mixed earner unemployment compensation program that applies to about 350,000 californians who are self employed. but also work part-time your attention. a look at these skyrocketing gasoline prices in the bay area. this is video from today at the shell station. >> at 5, 9, 8, bryant street just off of interstate 80 in san francisco for a gallon of regular gasoline. it is $5 and $0.60 and the power. >> nearly $6. a gallon. aaa says demand is currently very high with so many people deciding to take road trips this summer. plus, crude oil prices are up and that means gas prices will probably continue to rise throughout the summer. >> americans took to the sky over the 4th of july weekend in huge numbers confirming
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that its to return to normal summer travel. that's real. transportation safety administration says it handled almost 2.2 million people just on friday. that is the largest number of airline passengers since the start of the pandemic saturday. the agency processed 1.9 million passengers and 1.6 million flu on sunday. yesterday. the tsa report says 3 more than 2.1 million people that's a lot of people flying. so since we're talking about travel, let's take a look outside at sfo tonight. it looks like a bank of fog behind the air traffic control tower. there adds there. but it's thinned out a lot of the other parts of the bay area. lawrence karnow is here with the forecast. yeah. in fact, we'll see less fog in the coming days and more heat. those temperatures are going to be soaring at least in the inland spots right along the coastline. >> enough of the sea breeze there to keep you fairly cool and so that's probably going to be the place lot of people are hanging out is right out at the beaches still overnight tonight that fog is surging on shore already is going to be in place in the bay. many of the valley. maybe not as was last night. but still some
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drizzle along the coastline. and then as we get in toward latter part of the week. we start worrying about the heat. in fact, the national weather service issuing an excessive heat watch that goes in effect to slow county right to the sacramento valley and the san joaquin valley as well. some of those temperatures. yeah. upper 90's probably about a 104 degrees. i think as you get the central valley there maybe as much as a 110 degrees. plus, so extreme heat as we get into the weekend. that will be the peak of the heat across the state right now. things are staying dry lot of fog along the west coast right now. not only here but all the way up in oregon and washington to clouds will continue to roll back on shore overnight tonight into early tomorrow morning. it's going to be a little thick specially coast side more drizzle out there toward the beaches. it's been wet for almost a week now, every night they get wet conditions out there temperatures around the bay area today. 63 san francisco 67 in oakland. 74 degrees for a high in san jose 82 in livermore, 86 in 80 degrees in santa rosa. very similar for
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tomorrow. but after that get ready, we're going to be cranking up those temperatures, especially in many inlet spot skies. looks like it's going to be a significant heat wave that's rolling in. i think this one is going to stick around know this weekend. but i think staying fairly hot. well through the latter part of the yeah. good. thank you, lawrence. well, starting today california residents can go to disneyland at a discount. the theme park is offering cheaper admission starting at $83 a day. pretty low compared to the current prices. you need to. >> to purchase a 3 day. one park per day pass. can also get a park hopper pass for an additional $55 and if you stay the disneyland resort hotel, you can save up to 25% on select rooms. you have until september 30th to redeem this park offer. we know somebody who's going to be happy about that. still ahead tonight the clock is ticking toward the recall election is coming in september. when you should see a ballot in the mail. plus a
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northern california lawmaker has thrown his hat into the race.
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>> california elections officials usually have a 190 days to prepare for an election. but in this case for the recall they're working with 75 regardless of the shortened timeline elections. officials promise they will get this done. >> we are. >> as all of us are scramble county elections officials across the state are working double time to prepare for governor gavin newsom's recall election set for september 14th a little earlier than we had hoped for done in johnston is the president of the california association of clerks and elections officials before the date was set. the group told state leaders september 14th would be the earliest possible date. they could logistically hold the election. now the clock is ticking. we're all working. >> very diligently to secure locations. now we have a day care locations to secure our poll workers work with our printers to make sure that our materials are printed on time and that ballots are delivered to voters in time candidates hoping to replace newsome have
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less than 10 days to file formal paperwork to run before the printing process can begin johnston says since the recall requires one ballot type. it will help speed up the printing process. every california voter will receive a ballot in the mail. johnston says counties will start sending them out. august 16th. it's going to be sort of like climbing a really tall mountain. but once we get that election done successfully completed. >> it will be the view from the top going to be really nice. >> one loose end in all of this is what, if any covid-19 protocols will be in place if personal protective equipment will be required at the polls. johnston says the secretary of state's office is working on this and guidelines are set to be released soon at the state capitol. ashley zavala kron 4 news. >> next. today told the police at odds with some city leaders and community activists following a chaotic 4th of july. we're hearing from one activist who says better community resources would have prevented the weekend chaos. plus 6 months have passed since rioters stormed the u.s. capitol. how security has then
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beefed up since then and when a house committee investigation may start and stormy in the sunshine state bringing strong winds, heavy rain and tornado warnings before making landfall.
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>> the deadly weekend crime wave in oakland brings attention to the police department which the police chief says was overwhelmed on the 4th of july. still
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community activists and some city leaders say that the answer is not adding more officers forcefully to go all reports. >> on the 4th of july. oakland police were bogged down responding to fires a massive sideshow. >> and 7 shootings during a 15 hour period. >> they were so strapped most fireworks related calls did not get responses silence and the city of oakland. that's is gotten to where it used to be years ago. for nearly 2 decades. a federal monitor has been installed to oversee the police department, which is experienced a carousel of chiefs over the years. but recently the city council approved a 6% budget increase for the department. well, also redirecting about 18 million dollars of the mayor's initial police budget proposal to the department of violence prevention. we need to get back into the neighborhood and be able to provide services directly to the family, to the young people. >> and to some of they got
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caught up in the gang activity. councilmember noel says reallocating funds from police to community resources. should not impact department's ability to address line. >> in the long run sides with kat brooks community activists oakland resident and co-founder of the anti police terror project a reality is, is that the people that that we're engaged in those activities this weekend had activities had mental and emotional support had job etcetera, they wouldn't be engaging behaviors while the city is committing to reinvesting in the community. violent crime is on the rise and police chief leronne armstrong says. >> he sees no end in sight. phillipe djegal all kron 4 news. >> in san francisco. police have arrested a man accused of stabbing another man on a muni bus. 32 year-old mario hills is now in custody for last month's stabbing. it happened in the area of steiner and green streets. the victim who is okay now officers. you see it on the bus when the suspect stood up and stabbed him twice the suspect then ran off the
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bus. the victim says the attack was unprovoked. those has been charged with the suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon battery resulting in serious bodily injury and battery of a mass transit passengers. >> in national news today marks 6 months since the violent attack on the u.s. capitol. capitol police share the steps that they have taken in the months since that attack to improve security that includes increased training new response plans and working to recruit more staff. meantime, the fencing surrounding the u.s. capitol is set to come down at the end of this week. the department is also in the process of opening offices in california and in florida to investigate threats to members of congress and the house investigation into the attack could begin next week. >> turning now to our coronavirus coverage. the highly contagious delta variant is now the dominant strain in california. it's being blamed for 36% of all cases in the state which is a
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dramatic increase from may when the delta variant accounted for less than 6% of all cases. and in april the variant was responsible for just 2% of new cases, the uptick in cases across the states due to the delta variant could be a sign that unvaccinated people are going maskless. so doctors recommend even vaccinated people wear a mask. if you're in a large crowd and if you've come into contact with someone who test positive for covid. but you're vaccinated. doctors say you do not need to quarantine. >> there's this video in australia with 2 people passing by in the mall. they did contact tracing and a few seconds of contact in an indoor setting was enough to have an infection occurred by for vaccinated that's going to be much rarer, but still not 0. so right now the cdc guidance is no, you do not need to anymore. you may be contacted by contact tracers and in the event of a cluster
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transmission. no need for pardon team. but for monitoring symptoms doctor peter chin-hong says if you're eligible to be. >> get the vaccine. then he says you should get the vaccine he says they do take a little a hit in efficacy compared compared the regular strains of covid. but there are still affected. they are still effective against most dangerous parts which would send you to the hospital pfizer and moderna show effectiveness against infection in the 90% range, johnson and johnson shows closer to 70% effectiveness. >> and if you want to check the qr code. then you can just put your phone up to the television and this qr code on your screen will take you directly to our coronavirus section at kron 4 dot com. well, the storm system that is spinning in the gulf of
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mexico. name. >> elsa has strengthened into a hurricane. the video that you're looking at now is from the florida keys with the storm brought rain and flooding earlier today with gusts up to 64 miles an hour. according to the national weather service, all of south florida was under a tornado watch today. florida governor ron desantis has expanded a state of emergency in order to cover dozens of counties. our chief meteorologist lawrence karnow has been tracking this storm system and he has details. yeah. you know, it's been kind of flirting with becoming a hurricane today. finally becoming a hurricane again has moved out over open water. so. >> here's the very latest on else. you can see it. spinning around now not really well-defined eye in the middle of it. it's hanging off the coastline. but you see those bands of rain that are moving on shore really pummeling the western half of florida. very heavy rainfall flooding rains moving in right now. there are some forecasts along that path you could see some places get upwards of 5, maybe 15 inches of rain and that's going to
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cause some flooding just about anywhere. all that are shaded in yellow naples, fort myers to our kate all the way sarasota and further north up into tampa. all currently under tornado watches as systems tend to create small tornadoes as they continue to wrap around. you see the winds to that are picking up those gusts along the coastline over 30 miles an hour. and of course, right near the core of that low that's going to find the strongest gusts. the hurricane force winds extend our about 20 miles. so most winds mostly hurricane force winds. right now staying off the coast. sustained winds 75 miles per hour moving to the north just north of tampa through the evening and that possibly making landfall as we head into a lot of part of tonight early tomorrow as a category one and then making its way all along the south eastern half of the country before moving out in the atlantic again, possibly getting tropical storm strength once again. guys, back to you. thank you, nora. still ahead, a 2 years after a tragic crash killed a 15 year-old. >> a bay area families on
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taking legal action against tesla. plus, why air bnb is blocking thousands of bookings and could next.
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when that car hit my motorcycle, insurance wasn't fair. so i called the barnes firm, it was the best call i could've made. call the barnes firm now, and find out what your case could be worth. ♪ call one eight hundred, eight million ♪ >> air bnb is blocking thousands of bookings as part of its house party bad. the san francisco rental platform banning nearly 20,000 suspicious bookings as it tries to help curb the spread of covid.
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>> the company's global party ban was announced last summer. it prevents people from booking near to where they live if they have a negative review history. the company says it is using high risk detection systems to analyze the duration of say the size of the property and guests review histories to help identify suspicious bookings. subway is getting ready to debut its biggest menu changes ever. the those changes include a new recipe for italian and multigrain breads. bacon is now hickory smoked and turkey and ham will be slice more thinly the changes come after years of declining sales. one thing not changing the tuna. you might remember a recent lawsuit alleged that the tuna at subway is not made with 100%. subway says that claim is meritless. >> for your help tonight. a new study could ease restrictions on and bisexual men donating blood since the aids epidemic began devastating communities back in the late 70's. the fda
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place restrictions on men, donating blood right now. a man who has had relations with another man in the past 3 months is ineligible to donate, but a new federal study will determine whether asking would be donors about risky behavior would be better than the current screening process. researchers are looking to get blood samples from 2000 and bisexual men in different cities for this study, including san francisco and los angeles next to date of a marketable moment at a giants game when a father's hand i skills are put to the test and also has 4 cea's go to houston for a big series against first-place astros. >> they has the highlights
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largest homeless encampment in the city of samara fell located under highway one o one was being dismantled by caltrans crews today. kron four's maureen kelly tells us those evicted are being offered tents and other services just down the street. >> caltrans crews showed up early this morning to begin clearing the encampment that had been made up of dozens of tents spread underneath the one o one freeway and central sailor fell and some former residents are unhappy about it. it's heartbreaking. >> see how marine county treats homeless. it's it were an eyesore or not, people anymore. but courtney hop is one of the lucky ones. she says she was placed in a hotel room a few days ago my world this
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>> still gift couldn't bear to watch the dismantling of her tp that she says served as both for home and as a makeshift church for the community. she's lived among for about a year. it's where we gather likable. we have problems for. >> they know us. they were people can do donations are. >> to caltrans says there's been a year-over-year doubling of reports of fires violent crime and stepped in this area. officials say more than half of those living here took up the offer of moving into new tents in what's being called a service support area. it's also under the freeway about a block away. but with things like restrooms and security. >> it's a collaboration with caltrans and the city of samara fell going to lead us to. >> a path of finding permanent housing. and if it is great. so it's like we know where they are. we can help them and what services they need. and for example, we have let's call outlets that they can charge their phones on to the case. workers can call them. and get a crisis is still sad about her tp being demolished.
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>> and doesn't like the idea of being fenced in. she accepted a tent at the service port area. well, this is just a temporary solution. last month. the city council voted to vet the idea of launching its own safe sleeping pilot program. maureen kelly kron 4 news. >> other bay area news. a san lorenzo family is suing tesla for a crash that killed their 15 year-old son. the 2019 crash involving a tesla model 3 that was driving on autopilot. the teenager and his dad were traveling along interstate 8.80, when they were hit by the tesla. the family's lawsuit says tesla's autopilot contains defects and failed to react to traffic conditions. new details and britney spears conservatorship fight. her court-appointed lawyer has filed documents to resign. sam in gun requested the la superior court. >> point spears a new attorney saying his rights, his resignation will take effect as soon as that happened, spears was critical of them in recent testimony. last week.
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bessemer trust the estate management company that spears had requested replace her father as conservator of her finances filed its own documents withdrawing from the case. the filing said that circumstances have changed after spears comments in court and spears. longtime manager larry, rudolph also resigned saying he had no intention of resuming her career after 2 and a half year hiatus that has left him with no work to do for her. >> but take a look at this impressive cast by a dad at a baseball game. the giants were in arizona to play the diamondbacks and the man managed to catch a foul ball with one hand. >> he almost dropped his daughter in the process. almost the baby is fine. >> he hardly spilled any of his beer people on social media are also pointing out that the little girl did not drop her good job for both of them. that's a lot of talent and one seat there still seth curry setting another record. this one coming off the court. >> one of his rookie card sold
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for 5.9 million dollars. that is a record for the highest price ever paid for a trading card. the previous mark for the most expensive sports card was for lebron james rookie card. that one for 5.2 million dollars back in april. >> and now kron 4 sports from the 18 t fiber sports desk. >> super important series for the a's. they came into today's matchup with the astros. 3 and a half games back of houston for the a l s with a l west lead. a golden opportunity to make up some ground. a's fans enjoying a couple of cold ones down there in houston. top of the first oakland jumps out early. jed lowry drives one to left center that one is just off the wall. matt olson comes around to score chad pender trying to do the same. but he gets gunned down at the play. however, the a's scored 6
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times and the first 2 innings. but they will blow a four-run lead 6 ending yordan alvarez. that is deep to left field with a couple of runners on. that's a three-run home run. we have a tie game at 6 chris bassitt evening was done after that one. ending later oakland a killer. jose continues to do so. 2 runs score on that 1, 8, 6 astros a not amused. they lose 9 to 16. now trail dust rose by 4 and a half games and that american league west. now some good news for days. what a week it's been for matt olson. first he was selected to play in the mlb all-star game. then we learned that he will compete in the home run derby, which is great because he had one of the prettiest swings in baseball and not enough people talk about it. but most importantly, he's having a great season. his slugging percentages 5.52. he has 20 home runs show. hey,
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ohtani pete alonzo salvador perez for a man seen in trevor story will also take part in the derby olson hopes to become the 3rd a's a player to win the contest. joining mark mcguire in jonas cesspit us. nba finals game one yonnis back after missing the last 2 games with a hyperextension in his me. he had 2017. but this game with all sides. devin booker. from the midrange friendly role. phoenix. up 12 book at 27 points. here's chris paul. call him the point god 32 points. 9 assists for him sons take game 1. one 18, one. '05, game 2 is thursday in the valley of the suns. all right. steve kerr made it no secret earlier this season that if kelly, you gray returns to the warriors next season. he will be coming off the bench today to bray said
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kurz comments only added more of more fuel to the fire and that he feels blessed to be an unrestricted free agent. a number of teams are expected to try to sign you break this one from the nixon antonio spurs, dallas mavericks. so it will be interesting that first day of free agency is august. 2nd, just a few days before that is the nba draft and the warriors have 2 1st round in a couple weeks. the are going to start rolling and we'll see how they all play out. so you're basketball expert. so when he says he's coming off the bench. that means he's staying on the bench. she's not going to be a starter, right. exactly. kerr sayings. >> klay thompson is coming back. he's going to get his starting role. and if kelly wants to come back, he better get used to being a bench player. so and you know a lot of things to figure out and from what i've been told, we're still would like to try to bring him back. so we'll see how it all plays out. yeah. the problem when you have too many good it's a good
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problem, right. thanks, jason. coming up, research proving that improving worker well be without reducing productivity could be as simple as four-day workweeks.
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>> britain's court of appeal. exonerated 3 black men who are convicted of robbery almost 50 years ago. it is the latest in a series of cases which have been overturned because they relied on the testimony of a corrupt police officer who
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later died in prison today. the court reversed the convictions of courtney harriet paul green and cleveland davidson. they were all between 1720 years old when they were accused of trying to rob a plainclothes detective on a london underground train. the men always maintained their innocence. >> this is a vindication that is a vindication that we we were innocent at the time he was on a young man. we did nothing. it will it was a stitch them with total states that, you know, we was frame up from nothing and but it for 50 is the me. >> the case is one of several involving questionable or as a black man in the 1970's by a british police unit run by the late detective sergeant derrick ridgewell harriet green and davidson were months. 6 men who were arrested by ridgewell steam in 1972 near the stockwell underground station in london. the men now in their late 60's became known as the stuff. well, 6.
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>> well, a lot of people will have a four-day work week this week because of the holiday. but imagine if that happened every week be nice. more than 2500 employees took part in a study in iceland. the participants had four-day workweeks for more than 4 years without a reduction in pay. >> researchers say there was no loss in productivity or quality of service provided teams work more efficiently by reducing meeting time and improving communications between departments. there's also an improvement in worker well-being with employees saying they fell more positive and happy while their work. >> i am absolutely sure that would make people today on today off work week for a demick and we were pretty happy yeah, it really was nice. very think that we can get some reaction from our coworkers here they like we were more than a today's aunt.
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i think a lot of people would be good idea of where this works. our primetime news continues with catherine heenan. vicki think i can think you we're working a lot of news stories coming up at 9 o'clock. >> including follow from coverage of the rampant crime in san francisco and the effect it's having on the city's economy. plus, you've likely seen gas prices in your area rise dramatically. we're going. take a look and find out if and when we can expect to see some relief from those high gas prices here in the bay area. i'm vicki liviakis and i'm catherine heena
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>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news at >> and welcome to kron 4 news at 9. i'm vicki liviakis and i'm catherine heenan. grant lotus has the night off with the recent videos showing thefts in san francisco going viral, making national headlines. a lot of business owners and a lot of people in the city are very concerned about safety. also about whether tourists will choose to come back for a return visit her first sacking. she talked to the city's chamber of commerce. the california retailers association about the recent crime spike. she joins us now live from of the city with more on this taylor. >> well, the key, of course, this is nothing


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