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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 4. >> well, good friday morning and thanks for waking up with this bright and early here on the kron. 4 morning news. i'm reyna harvey. first we have to start this morning with a check of weather because if you're like me, probably been planning the weekend since monday. it this is not a drill. we're finally here. john. trouble carrying us into the weekend. john, a lot of sunshine. i'm anticipating that right is very to. you have been looking at this forecast diligently. i see those 80's this weekend and she's been ready for it. so if you like rain at been ready for this little warm-up today
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is finally the day that we are going to be looking at temperatures. >> out of those 60's that we spent much of the weekend back to some warmer conditions, shorts, t-shirts, kind of stuff looking outside this morning. we do have the golden gate bridge looking nice and clear. another fog free morning for us this time around. we're off to a cold start to what will eventually be a really warm afternoon. so no more of those 60's, no more. the jackets come the afternoon. you're going to be wanting to get those jackets away from later on today. a couple of sprinkles up along the north coast. absolutely nothing going on as far as any sort of rainfall potential goes here locally. so we're smooth sailing and that's a trend of weather we're going to carry through next week as well. 40's and 50's as we're spending this morning for most areas even up in the north bay. we're not looking at in the 30's this morning. so it's a slightly more mild start to the day. setting us up for what will be a very nice afternoon. winds still gusting as high as 20 miles per hour. it's not going to be much of a factor and certainly less brisk feel to it. not only
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because winds are a little lighter, but because they're paired with temperatures that are a bit warmer. so that means it's going to have less of that cool field, coastal areas even getting warmer up into the upper 60's bayside mid 70's. well inland areas. back to the 80's. we go today. these are some big differences from yesterday. more in your full breakdown for the weekend forecast. still to come back to john, thank you for that, right. let's get a look at your bridges this morning at 10 minute drive heading into the city. may's to that fremont street exit san mateo bridge across towards the peninsula. about 13 minutes for you. richmond center fell bridge, a nine-minute drive out of richmond and the golden gate bridge. >> 37 to the tolls. you're looking at a 20 minute drive. we've got some breaking news overnight. police in the east bay are continuing their investigation into the disappearance of alexis gabe. the latest development came thursday when police served a search warrant at a home where was reportedly last seen. we're going to show you this video. this is from antioch. it shows detectives with the
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oakland police department and the antioch police department carrying bags of evidence out of the home on entry way. this is the home of the missing woman's ex-boyfriend. the 24 year-old was reported missing in late january. her car was found the next day abandoned more than 4 miles away with the doors open and the keys in the ignition. there's a $10,000 reward the offer for any information on the case. well, happening today, one of the men accused of killing kevin nishita. we'll be back in court today. that's mitchell shy. he to china. he's going appear in front of a judge for a plea hearing. well, that she was shot and killed. you might remember last november and open while he was guarding one of our crews, ron gilbert and hershel hale are also accused in the case hill was arrested, but police are still looking for gilbert. in walnut creek. police are searching for this child. please get a good look. this is 8 year-old jonas, simon police say he was last
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seen around 6.30, last night t% leaving his home on oak road near walden park. at the time he was wearing a red shirt, black or gray shorts and no shoes. jonas is about 5 feet. 5 and he weighs about 70 pounds. again, any information, please contact the walnut creek police department. well, thieves are now targeting bay area coin shops and going great lengths to break-in. we've heard from several store owners since our story aired wednesday night, all sharing very similar experiences within the last couple of months. kron four's taylor is actually talked to one conquer quite shot. who says the thieves made off with nearly $200,000 worth of inventory. there. >> so they've a lot of money. so that was tough, too. really >> kind of breaks too many daily compas says he's been struggling to recover ever since thieves seen in the
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surveillance photo with their getaway vehicles can do is shop known as u.s. coins and jewelry in concord and still nearly $200,000 worth of inventory in bracelet, school chains. >> silver, too. a lot of watches. to rose was about another. does it differ? watch as an accomplice says. >> the burglars took a handful of other items and also caused thousands in damages, broken into the. >> well, i am. main door. cage just like to do still. >> open the safe. something many other queen shops across the bay area also experienced over the past couple of months. we first showed you this most recent surveillance video from early tuesday morning, which shows 2 suspects breaking into martinez queen in juvie exchange. the owners say
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surveillance video also captured a group of thieves breaking into their valais hole location back in march, i believe is a c bunch of people that are pretty much. >> it's a memo that used as hour away, use change groups. interest crow bars. they know exactly what to look meanwhile, new surveillance video from an oakland queen shop shows another group of suspects using a uhaul truck to ram down the store's gate indoors in order to gain access. >> the owner of that store says the thieves made off with about 20 grand in merchandise in caused $90,000 worth of damages. >> there's no recourse. no, that is what about. >> daily champa and other owners are now speaking out to grab the attention of their city leaders to do something about the rampant high-end heists. i'm taylor bisacky reporting kron. 4 news. >> additional charges were announced against the 2 people
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charged with kidnapping 3 month old baby brandon quay are yesenia ramirez and hosts a port deal. they were back in a san jose courtroom yesterday. they set in front of each other, never made eye contact with one another. the new charges stem from allegations that they attempted to kidnap the baby. at least 3 other times before the actual kidnapping. >> they have been planning coordinating and attempting to kidnap him since the beginning of march. it's absolutely shocking. this is i think any parent's worst nightmare. >> the santa clara county district attorney's office says the u.s. ramirez and jose per tale first tried to kidnap a baby brandon when he was just one month old. now, according to the da's office, the first attempted kidnapping happened on march 14th. that's when part heal polls as a child protective services worker who was there to take custody of the baby family was suspicious. they refused to give a baby brandon call child protective services. the
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agency stated they didn't send anyone to the family's home to take the child. you have the second attempt that happened on march 28th, the da says that's when the defense is trying to kidnap brand at a local walmart. the da says they plan to exchange shopping carts with the child's grandmother, but they were unsuccessful. then on april 25th, the defense is trying to kidnap brandon again at the walmart, but they failed to distract brandon's grandmother later that afternoon. they kidnapped the child from the family's home. well, ramirez and port deal are scheduled to be back in court june 7th, in addition to the attempted kidnapping charges. but deal and ramirez are facing burglary charges in connection to their final attempt to take brandon. the judge did not set bail because of the new charges. the motive for the crimes still are under investigation. well, the north bay, there are 3 former minor league hockey players. they're set to stand trial after being accused of rape. so you have 33 year-old moses matthews. 34 year-old dominic jones, 30
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year-old josiah kill. they play for the santa rosa growlers. police say the players arrested while away for game back in february on suspicion of sexually assaulting a woman who one of the men at a bar matthews is also accused of taking pictures of the woman and illegally sending them out via text message. the 3 men will be tried together starting on june 27th. well, a santa rosa couple arrested on suspicion of exposing their baby to fenton all have been released from jail. the sonoma county da's office says 26 year-old evan frost. it. 23 year-old madison but not were in court wednesday. it will be formally arraigned until the baby's toxicology reports are completed. the 15 month-old girl was found unresponsive at their home earlier this week and died at the hospital. police say they found fencing all throughout the house. a couple of scheduled to be back in court next month. sonoma county supervisors are
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temporarily freezing new permit applications for vacation rentals like air bnb ease. it will be a 45 day. temporary moratorium kron four's amanda hari talk to some of the supervisors about why the number of vacation rentals are becoming a problem. >> this is not a neighborhood. this is these are many accounts, a growing number of houses in sonoma county are being rented out as vacation homes. we have some neighborhoods that are 40 to 50% vacation. rental homes, which is on sustainable district. one supervisor susan gorin is coming up on her 9th year in office. she says this has been issued the entire time. we continue to have challenges with some of the guests who want to party on here. the moratorium applies to new rental permits in districts. 1, 4, 5 supervisor david rabbit says it's a continuation of the previous moratorium. >> that was only in the russian river in sonoma valley
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areas. rabbit says during the moratorium, the county is going to continue to collect and analyze data. and there's always a although the data. >> it's still. that short term rentals are taking house off the market, according to the county permit office since announcing the possibility of a moratorium. there's been approximately a 500% increase permit applications. the supervisors tell me the temporary freeze of new licenses. >> we'll give them time to review a comprehensive vacation rental ordinance put together by the sonoma county permit division. but they say the timing has nothing to do with the approaching summer holidays or bottle rock in neighboring napa county. we need some time to think about our new rules and regulations and the. >> over concentration impacts that happened in many of our neighborhoods. it's really
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just trying to decide what's the impact. >> on the current housing market, the impact on rents property values and are we pricing? you working class folks out of the market. the supervisors are also concerned developers will come in and buy up the areas impacted by the tubbs fire. >> before the original owners have the chance to rebuild, supervisors could vote to extend the moratorium beyond 45 days. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> on the kron 4 morning news. a san jose police officer is without job this morning following allegations of police misconduct on the job. how the san jose police chief anthony handle that situation. and 5 house republicans, including top republican kevin mccarthy had been subpoenaed. find a house committee investigating the january 6 attack. washington correspondent reshad hudson. all those details in a live report. we'll be right back after the break.
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>> the destructive coastal fire was driven by winds. it quickly burned through dry terrain. and now fire officials say climate change is also partially to blame. sandra mitchell has more on why they expect these types of fires to become more and more common. >> deep in the laguna niguel. and it started with a spark. cool temperatures. no fear
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santa anas and fire crews expected to quickly get control. >> one years passed we would have seen fire spread like that. in those conditions. this time of but that was before climate change changed everything. the fire starts to around >> the strongest higher ground toss downstream. >> these are >> very dangerous situation for meteorologists say the planet, especially here in southern california is heating up and drying out after many years of prolonged drought that we're seeing fire spread even on normal day with us. you know, a normal, strong wind behind it ways that we would know. >> possibly 5 years ago, 10 years ago, the set scare you chief. does it concern you that does concern me? i mean, we've seen this coming. we've been talking about it for many years and now it's happening. climate change, drought,
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spawning grasses. the burn more easily and intensely shifts in vegetation, types that are caused by fires and also caused by the changing climate conditions. >> to make the fuels more susceptible to burning fire. officials believe that's exactay what haplened yesterday in laguna niguel. acres of chaparral and grass is lit up and took off. >> with altered ecosystems and extreme dry condition, experts say even more of a weather days like yesterday. >> become fire hazard >> well, that was sandra mitchell reporting going forward. fire officials say it will be up to state and local officials to work with homeowners associations to establish that defensible space. well, who really hard to see all of those homes go up in flames like that. get it going back here to home as you are nlanning your weekend. we are in for a warm-up and i feel like it's much needed, john, because we have that
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cool down. >> and looking for the change, you know, because i just want to leave my jacket and hope that that's possible this week. so it's definitely possible as long as you're not getting up too terribly early. but yes, today, tomorrow, sunday, especially. >> the warmer days. and compared to where we've been all week long up to this point, it is a very noticeable difference this morning. we're seeing nice clear skies out there. if you look at the very edge of the screen, you can see the moon about to be setting. >> they're over the pacific. really nice bright morning in pretty calm as well. we're seeing showers well to the north across the north coast near the oregon border here in the bay area. it's quiet and dry. that's the way we're going to stay from this point forward. future cast shows you just that today bring ample sunshine along with it. you will see some marine layer slipping in tomorrow morning. likely a little bit of fog to start the day on your saturday and then we are going to see it plentiful sunshine again saturday afternoon and the hottest day of our forecast sunday gets a little bit cooler inland. so if you are sensitive to hottest of temperatures, no, that
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saturday is going to be the one with the scorching heat. sunday will take a bit of a step back from it right now. we are in the midst of a resurgence of this high-pressure ridge. so, yes, we are still in the midst of some cooler conditions, but that is soon to be out. so today, warming weather tomorrow, the very hottest of weather as that high pressure really but builds in tomorrow. also expecting in the impact of some of that coastal fog. as far as temperatures go today, 60's at the coast, 70's right along the bay and plentiful 80's elsewhere. it is definitely a warm up regardless of where you're at coastal beside inland areas. all of us in for quite the warmer day. palo alto mountain view at 77 degrees. san jose up to 78 campbell, all the way up to 80 today. mid 70's from free might union city hayward up the road. clint, from 74 to 77 degrees. while danville up to concord over to up to vacaville and over to napa, all hanging out well into the 80's today. a look ahead of
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next 7 days tomorrow. definitely the hottest one nearing if not getting to 90 degrees for some of our inland spots and nearing the 80's right alongside the shore of the bay sunday gets a lot more mild 70's and low 80's for warmest of highs. and by monday, tuesday, wednesday and thursday of next week, we're settling into a seasonable and really comfortable pattern of 70's and low 80's and lots of sunshine. well, through next week. >> rain. all right, john, bring on the sunshine. all right. if you're heading into the city this morning, mace to that free must re exit around 10 minutes to make that drive. let's check on the san mateo bridge about 13 minutes heading across towards the peninsula. make sure you give yourself extra time and drive safe this morning. well, the house select committee investigating the january 6 attack on the u.s. capitol issued subpoenas thursday to 5 house republicans, including top republican kevin mccarthy. this is a major step in their investigation. reshad hudson joins us live from dc with more details. good morning. were shot.
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>> good morning. it's rare that members of congress subpoena each other, but the committee says they believe these 5 gop members of congress have relevant information to the events leading up to that january 6 capitol attack. the investigation into the january 6 attack on the capitol has taken a dramatic turn. they're not conducting an investigation. house republican leader kevin mccarthy, congressman jim jordan of ohio, mo brooks of alabama, scott perry of pennsylvania and andy biggs of arizona were subpoenaed for testimony about events surrounding the attack in efforts to overturn the 2020 election. mccarthy slammed the committee for the move they just want to go after their political opponent. >> committee member and maryland congressman jamie raskin says he expects gop lawmakers to comply every american, including members of congress. >> will come and testify before a committee if they have. information that's
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relevant to our investigation. >> and the white house weighing in saying president biden supports the work of the tpjanuary 6 committee. we believe it's vital. >> and essential to get to the bottom of what happened on january 6 when the darkest days. >> and our democracy. and the committee says these 5 gop members of congress are relevant to their investigation because they're close with former president trump reyna. >> thank you for that update. was shot. >> well, coming up next on the kron, 4 morning news. protesters continue to rally outside the homes of some supreme court justices. why they say they are concerned for their safety will be right back after the break. well,
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protests outside of the homes of some supreme court justices are now becoming a concern. >> republicans are trying to figure out a way to protect the judges. protests were reported outside of their homes after the draft opinion was leaked and after the women's health protection act failed in the senate, tom dempsey explains. >> fallout from a draft opinion league overturning roe versus wade is not only led to protests outside the supreme court building. but also
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outside the homes of conservative judges over the last week, crowds focused on justices, brett kavanaugh, samuel alito, amy coney barrett and john roberts holding signs and chanting. but republicans now say the protesters are violating a 70 year-old federal law. i'm disappointed that there was a leak and i'm disappointed that this white house is still encouraging people to break federal law in go and protest in front of the houses. >> of supreme court justice over 40 republican congressman joined this resolution condemning the protests on thursday a day after the republican governors of maryland and virginia. both presidential hopefuls sent this letter to attorney general merrick garland citing title 18 section 15. 0, 7, of u.s. code which prohibits protesting outside the home of a justice that could influence a decision. >> the 2 governors voiced concerns about reports of demonstrators using threatening language before saying federal law enforcement must take the lead to protect
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the justices. the justice department has remained quiet on the matter, only releasing this short statement saying attorney general merrick garland directed u.s. marshals to provide additional support to ensure the safety of the justices. democrats remain focused on the issue of abortion this week while downplaying any threat posed by protesters. if protests are peaceful, yes, my house is there's protests 3, 4, times a week outside my house. >> that was tom dempsey reporting for us. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. gas prices are still through the roof. we need to tell you that hole we have details on the bay area's county where he is the chief. this. >> and also where it's the most expensive. we'll be right back after the break.
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>> where will welcome back to the kron. 4 morning news it time for you now for 38 and here on this friday. this is not a drill. it really is friday and the weather is supposed to be great for a lot of things. you know, i rarely go to the beach out here, john. but when i do like it to be sunny, like this weekend, that tends to be the way we like it. sunny, nice and warm. and hey, that's the way it's going to be as we work our way outside. do watch for some fog along the coastline, especially tomorrow morning, though, on those hotter days. oftentimes that's when the

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