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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 4. >> well, good mornins and thanks for joining us for the kron. 4 morning news here bright and early and on a friday. yesterday, another warm one and it looks like the weather will continue leading up. well, john trail has been actively tracking that for us and more. what's the weather story this morning, john? yeah, you know what? so this morning we are looking at a nice start yesterday fell so good. i know that. >> a couple days ago on wednesday was the hottest day of the forecast. yesterday was a nice little cool down in today. we should continue that
still warm but less hot weather that we did see middle of the week. you can see outside this morning that we do have nice clear skies. another fog free start and hopefully get those windows open during your evening hours. let that cool air on in, especially for inland areas because you do have daytime highs climbing back into the eighties today. now, as far as temperatures go right now, most of us are in the 40's to 50's brentwood in pittsburgh yet again, our warmer spots along with fairfield in napa. but we have seen temperatures that least falling out of the 70's yesterday. brentwood, pittsburgh, you held on to the 70's all night long this morning. you are seeing temperatures getting a little bit cooler giving that opportunity to come down today. maybe one of the coolest days of the forecast, but it's still windy, which still has fire danger high out towards fairfield. 25 mile per hour winds this morning. so today is the coolest of the forecast. highs will barely make a low 80's inland feels pretty comfortable. bayside cities in the 70's coastal areas in the 60's. nice to have this cooler weather for
just a second right now. john, thank you for that are. let's look at your bridges this morning. well, a 10 minute drive as you're traveling from the maze. 2, that fremont street exit. >> let's check on the san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. pretty quiet about 13 minutes for your drive at of richmond heading across towards san rafale, looking at a 9 minute commute. so at the limit really quiet this morning and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls about 20 minutes for you to make it into the city. well, the leader of an anti-abortion group is facing felony charges in connection to an attack on a san francisco abortion clinic. now the group allegedly broke into that facility, stopped a doctor who provides abortions to women and recorded hospital staff and patients. we spoke to one member of that group kron four's gayle ong has that story. >> we will not tolerate this kind of behavior will not tolerate in san francisco and we will stand up against efforts to criminalize reproductive choices. san francisco district attorney
chesa boudin announcing charges thursday against a group of anti-abortion activist. >> the da's office released this photo of a defaced and damage bronze statue of the madonna and child at san francisco general hospital covered with fake blood in stickers with a doctor's name on it. the da says one of the activists, aaron jonathan hurley of los angeles is now facing felony and misdemeanor charges that include trespassing, stalking and vandalism be will protect medical providers. we will protect the rights of patients to seek. >> medical services that have to do with their reproductive health. >> but kristin turner, the executive director of pro life, san francisco is calling the charges against hurley overblown. she says that she and others visited the clinic to do good. we went to zuckerberg, general hospital 2 months ago to provide resources to community members who are often at lee underserved. we know that the majority of abortions happen. >> because of financial reasons. so we want day to get roses to people considering abortion and connect them with
financial resources. >> turner says the interaction at the clinic was recorded, but the video was not published and the faces of the patients were blurred. turner says she was cited and released after visiting the clinic. we went down to the san francisco hall of justice to to support our friend agent early. >> so we believe is unfairly targeted because of the content of his speech and not he's actually acre. >> which falls under his first amendment rights. it's really important that our community continues a long rich history of direct action and the bay area and aj was only doing that. >> well, that was gayle ong reporting for us now. the da's office says an arrest warrant is outstanding for one of the other participants involved in these activities. well, developing story out of san francisco. 2 male suspects are dead following an officer-involved shooting last night. the shooting happened just before 8 o'clock. we're going to show you video from the citizens app. it shows police cars and emergency crews in that area. mariposa and streets. san francisco
police responded to an aggravated assault call. it's still unclear whether both suspects were shot by the police officer. >> both suspects were treated for their injuries on scene. one died. the air and the other died at a local hospital. san francisco police say the shooting is still being investigated. no additional information was provided. >> the city of east palo alto held a special meeting to discuss tuesday's shooting and jack farrell park that left one man dead and 3 others injured. the gunfire happened in broad daylight while children and families were there in the park community members, some who were there on that day had the chance to make some suggestions about changes. they'd like to see kron four's. taylor's aqi has that story for us. >> it's disturbing video of a child running and screaming for on some a community members of east palo alto. for many, it revealed the true fear of dozens of children and parents. we're playing and jack their park tuesday evening when 2 pairs of people
fired off. 33 shots killing one man and injuring 3 others. it must have been about 50 kids out there. all of a site in all of this transpired ducking and dodging at the same time. i can't that because i'm looking for my baby. i kind of find life. it was very so many children and crying and running. that mom was at the park that day. >> during city council special meeting on thursday, she raised concerns about the safety at jack farrell park. >> other parents advocated for security cameras and more police patrols at the park. the loitering that triggered this, the cause this that was the foundation for all of this. we have to stop the loitering. i fully support cameras on the parking lot. the interim city manager says >> the city is currently looking into those options. this event really has led. >> us to look how we provide services that would protect the community. city leaders address the area's troubled past and all of the work they've put in over the last decade to make this a safe place.
>> raiders football star davante adams who is from east palo alto, just visited this park a couple months ago to give back to the kids in his community. >> and tragically, his cousin, ralph fields, junior was the victim of this shooting. police say they have no new information on the suspects at this time. updates from yesterday to today. we have still up no new witnesses. >> we need our community to come forward and come together. >> it give us the information we need to bring justice for the fields family and i'm taylor bisacky reporting kron. 4 news. >> well, an update now on a story we brought you yesterday. the california highway patrol confirms 2 people were killed in a shooting along 5.80, in oakland. this happened near seminary avenue. the chp says 4 people were found inside a black nissan sedan. 3 of them injured with gunshot wounds. all 4 were taken to the hospital and 2 died from their injuries. traffic was backed up for hours as police shut down the highway to
investigate oakland city councilmember treva reid was one of the drivers in that stand still traffic on our way home from work. >> seen in living and experiencing the impacts were driving home in the midst of it. so it affects us all and we have to do more to deliver the safety that we deserve in this. >> councilmember revisit advocate for adding more highway cameras just last week. governor newsom approved funding for new cameras that would be placed along several highways, including 5.80. customers and employees of the restaurant in oakland are mourning the death of the owner. there. june, a novel was the co-owner of lucky 3, 7 filipino restaurant. now he was shot and killed near his restaurant wednesday night in oakland, the restaurant will may remain closed indefinitely while its staff and the community surrounding it more. the last his customers are remembering him as a man who left an imprint on the community.
>> community, he's about putting people together. he's ease about hope plan oakland back together again and to see take from somebody tests positive. they are taking away a positive that's helping the neighbor need. but that's hard for me >> well, police have not released any information about how the shooting happened. a motive or anything about a suspect. well, in the south bay, it's almost been one year since a mass shooting at a vta rail yard on 5/26/2021, a worker opened fire inside of a building killing 9 people. proffers amanda hari talk to a vta representative about how employees are doing and the plans to honor those who lost their lives. >> i think emotions and memories are still extremely and still very fresh. it was on may. 26 to 2021 when these
9 people >> were killed by a co-worker and a mass shooting at the vta rail yard. but stacey hendler ross with the santa clara valley transportation authority tells me for many employees it feels like it just happened. what i hear a lot around the agency is people saying i can't believe it's been a year already. hendler ross as vta leaders are trying to be sensitive to what employees may need. >> including continuing to offer counseling and she's noticed that communiey members are also supporting one another. what's going on with each other and how are you feeling today? and what can i do to help you and lift you up just in the past few days, crews finished demolishing the building where the shooting happened. it's been vacant since the end of thec investigation. it was very difficult to go back into that building for any reason. and the ross is the completed. demolition is another step towards healing for the vta community. she says there's a plan to rebuild, but it hasn't been finalized yeti as for
marking one year since the shooting, hendler ross says vta leaders talked with the employees and decide on a candlelight vigil. it's scheduled for 6.30, in the morning at the guadalupe rail yard. that's about the time first responders received calls about the shooting last year. employees expressed a desire to >> observed the first anniversary of this incident in a private way where they could support each other without being in a fish bowl. so to speak. family and employees will be invited to attend in person. >> everyone else will be able to view it as a live stream. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> coming up on the kron 4 morning news. the shortage of baby formula continues. and one local mother is telling us how she is dealing with. and the million dollar question right now. when can we see some relief at the pump? a local expert says there is one thing that could help bring down gas prices will be right back after the break. the
four's justin campbell has that story. >> this week firefighters have been training for fire season. these 2 are practicing a hose lay where they land connect hoses for sometimes for miles to reach a remote fire. another practicing putting on his self-contained breathing apparatus within 2 minutes. one, 32. friday on these firefighters will need to be ready to go. currently is going to staff for additional engines tomorrow. >> because right now we are in a red flag warning that's supposed to last another few days. >> battalion chief carlos out into our with cal fire says this year alone, there have already been over 1700 fires in california, burning 7500 acres? the temperatures, climate change. >> and we you know, i mean, we're in a drought. we've been in a drought for years and unfortunately doesn't look like we're going to get
significant rain to make a difference. he says in santa clara, the fire calls have already started coming in over the last few days out into our says many are brush fires caused by humans fire start by people moment. >> during mid-afternoon, like now, as you can tell by these winds, one spark is going to take off of unity. it's off to the races. he's asking you to cut your grass in the morning and create defensible spaces around your home. if you have any trees close to your roof line or anything like that. >> up. we also asked you clean your eves and that once again, that gives us fighting chance for us to send the firefighters in there and protect your home. how can tar says they do need more firefighters, but the ones they have are properly trained and ready for what's to come. reporting in morgan hill, justin campbell kron. 4 news. >> a little to dry. windy one out there. it's always nice to see our goat house health. and that's here in the bay area. if you need to plan for the weekend, which i know you do.
josh travel, has you covered in that department? good morning to a firefighter calendars. i think we need to go. that i think, though, to be a hit it is definitely going to be a nice one. today. temperatures actually the coolest of the forecast today. highs in the upper 70's to low 80's. so it's pretty nice. >> a golden gate bridge looks really good this morning. that camera is swaying a bit in the steady breeze that has worked its way into the bay area making for that high fire danger that rain was talking about. now today we are under red flag warning yet again for the central valley on up into solano county. up intel today at 08:00pm. so we are going to start to see winds relax after this solano county. noteworthy, though, because your warm your dry and you are very windy this morning. future cast of winds, fairfield vacaville 40 miles per hour. gusts definitely calmer along the bay bayside areas. some of our calmest and most comfortable your winning out again in areas like oakland. hey, we're down to
san jose windiest of conditions up into the central valley, the delta and the north bay mountains. the spots yet again, consistently windy, high pressure ridge to the west, pushing in this northwesterly flow. here's the good news after today. we're going to see the rearranging itself and that will allow our winds to calm down really nicely out there. now, as far as our skies go. sunshine today, sunshine tomorrow, keeping that around all the way through this forecast. nothing coming through to interrupt that. so this is a dry said, ali, dry forecast. there's a bit of an up and down in temperatures, though, today is one of those downs which means temperatures in the 60's at the coast, 70's along the bay barely make in the 80's inland. our coolest day of your forecast are most comfortable, one for getting outside. maybe taking that walk. that hike this afternoon saying who only up to 79 today in the upper 70's for the tri valley and along the east bay shoreline. oakland, you'll be at 78 degrees with concord. will the creek and danville
right above 80 degrees? antioch fairfield, vacaville in pittsburgh as well as benicia our warmest spots and only a 83 degrees today certainly beats the 90's. now tomorrow and sunday, not much different than today. we're staying pretty steady through the weekend. next week we get hot again by tuesday and wednesday, many of our inland temperatures will be climbing back into the 90's. rain john, a warm week ahead of us. let's get ready for that. >> traveling into the city this morning across the bay bridge may see that from st exit. 10 minutes at this hour. the san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula. you're a in the bay area, theresa as one mom story. and she tells us there's more than meets the eye. >> so it was >> in a food coma as we call >> meet 7 week-old can super
hungry. like most babies are his mom up is supplementing milk formu a. recently, the hospital supply ran out and is when she and her husband discovered what many are facing days. i-4 is a gargantuan undertaking. >> my husband, i want to target and didn't find i mean, i found some of for no one, but it was the one that similac and i didn't find that. so it's like, oh, maybe just this store. so the next day i think i asked my husband to go to. look for it. and then he fully went to like a different stories like before 5 stars didn't find that. so it's like what's going on. and then now i want is on to order it online. and then it says a one to 2 month. wake up says in online chance she is also hearing for stories seeing like whenever someone finds like the surprise at close or make someone else like they start of cost. and pictures of
that, to speak, totally go to the store to find them. so. yeah, crazy. you can share that. all of this just adds to the already complicated role of caring for a dependent infant really connected to this a viable like if we cannot feed a baby like it's really couldn't all so. >> we really need it right now like we cannot wait for uk says she feels bad. so many others are dealing with a shortage. in the meantime, she says her fingers are crossed as she and her husband continue to search and find necessary supplies for can was able to find some online, but it's the similar one. but it's it's not the exact date. same one, but a similar to it so much. she sent some to us. so for now, it's fine. >> now i asked are like, you know, after we get done with those hands like, i don't know, maybe hopefully we can
find something to recess to kron. 4 news. >> well, the better business bureau says there are scammers exploiting the baby formula shortage. some of them using social media and targeted ads. experts are reminding people to use credit cards with that fraud protection for all your online purchases. a battle is brewing at the nation's capital over what will happen at the supreme court does, in fact over told over turn roe versus wade. democrats say of republicans win control of the senate in the midterms this november. they could try to eliminate the filibuster to pass a national abortion ban. >> choice facing america is simple. elect more magma republicans want force pregnancies and champion bans without exception. we're elect pro-choice. democrats will protect women's rights. >> republican senator shelley moore capito, meantime says she's not particularly into rested and getting rid of the filibuster. >> i'm not in favor of eliminating the filibuster.
the leader mcconnell, if the ballots were to change has said repeatedly he isn't interested taking down the filibuster. >> democrats say the party which wins control of the senate could have the ability to ban or protect abortion rights nationwide. coming up next to the kron 4 morning news. elon musk is fighting back against harassment accusations releasing a statement on twitter. what he had to say about those planes will be right back after the break. heidi covey: so, i have an eye disease that causes blindness.
>> well, tesla ceo elon musk is trying to shut down some scathing accusations against him. the business insider reported yesterday that a space x flight attendant claim must exposed himself. next. this was back in 2016. spacex then reportedly paid her $250,000 to settle that claim in 2018 just a short time ago us tweeted the attacks against me should be viewed through a political lens. this is their standard despicable playbook, but nothing will deter me from fighting for a good future. and for your right to free speech. still ahead of the kron, 4 morning news. a funny bit for a serious cause. >> a local artists are helping victims of the war in ukraine. we'll be right back after the break. welcome back to the
and have a feeling it's going to continue to eat at. but that's not going to stop you from making weekend plans. john sabol has the forecast for the next day's think. yeah, it will heat up next week. but today in for a nice cool down rain which is going to be a very welcome thing to start the weekend with high temperatures in the 70's to low 80's sounds really nice after some 90's earlier this week. your view outside little on the darker side than what we saw the past few days. we saw that. >> full moon earlier this week. now things out there, nice and crystal clear, at least so we're not looking at any fog across the bay. just a solid start, but a windy start to this morning right now, 40's at the coastline, some 50's for most of the bay area, a few 60's in areas like brett would fairfield allay and napa petaluma. you're among our coldest spots at 43 degrees. while brentwood, our warmest at 64 right now, winds are definitely a factor today. and that's one of the reasons we still do have red flag warnings in effect for solano county and out into the central valley. fairfield