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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news. 4. >> well, good morning and thank you for waking up with this bright and early here for the kron. 4 morning news here on thursday. may the month of may is almost gone. june is right around the corner. if you are starting your morning like we are a few things to know before you hit the roads. will john's going to be talking about it on my way into work this morning across the bay bridge on, i couldn't really see much of anything. yeah, the fog is back arena and so is the cool weather. big changes from yesterday. your view outside it could be anywhere the bay area.
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>> this is your seat or tower cam which is supposed to be looking down at the golden gate bridge can see much of anything there. visibility is falling below a mile for a whole lot of the bay area this morning up and down the coastline along the bay shore through the car, keen as well. so take a little bit slower this morning. this is a big switch up from where we've been the past couple of days, which had offered the crystal clear skies during morning hours. now that fog is back with us above that foggy blanket. not too much going on. we're still remaining dry. current temperatures are in the 50's and 60's. so we're still very mild to be starting this morning. light jacket kind of stuff today. i would recommend because our daytime highs are going to be so much cooler specially for inland areas where you've been in the searing heat for the past several days. winds now from the coastline pushing inland. this is diminishing temperatures as well as fire s talking about the full breakdown of your forecast. that includes what temperatures will look like into the holiday weekend. all still to come back over to john. thank you for that, right. if you're driving this
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morning, john mentioned it. we are seeing some fog out there. >> drive times are still pretty much the same 10 minute drive to make it from so that from us to exit, just take your time this morning. heading across the florida peninsula about 13 minutes to make it there. and let's check on the richmond. sandra fell bridge about a 9 minute drive the golden gate bridge where you're seen more of that fog from our camera angle 20 minutes. take it slow. use those low beams. happening today. the victims of the vta railyard shooting will be honored. today marks one year since that mass shooting in san jose. 9 people were killed after a disgruntled employee opened fire conference. justin campbell has more on that. starting at 6.30, in the morning. they will be having a candlelight vigil to honor the victims. they will be honoring teen victims. the 10th victim actually took his own life a few months after experiencing. >> the mass shooting, trains will be here. they will blow what a horn each victim
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honoring them today. i also spoke with california state senator dave protest. the coup has help secure funding for the vta to recover after the shooting. he spoke about a bill that he is a proponent working its way through the california legislature that he thinks will help stop mass school shootings. >> why are school officials to to contact police up on a perceived threat of a magnet team that that implies firearm safety is in that called the speed to be utley. and we just need to make that clear to legislation. >> he says it's a time for action, not in action as the families will come here tomorrow to remember their loved ones killed one year ago reporting here in san jose, justin campbell kron. 4 news. >> community members here at home are honoring the victims of tuesday's mass shooting. now, texas that left 19 children and 2 teachers dead.
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many gathered for a vigil in foster city last night. kron four's gayle ong has that story for us. >> as a mother could never imagine. so. >> dozens gathered at leo j ryon memorial park in foster city wednesday to remember the lives lost in the texas school shooting and recent mass shootings across the country. i'm a mom. even though my daughter is older. but 2 even fathom. the of your child not coming home. >> i can't even imagine. and i don't think you have to be a parent to feel that pain she to hamilton, would brady united against gun violence helped organize the event. >> to create a space where people can mourn and pay respect. san mateo county supervisor david canada attended a vigil. he is calling on tougher gun laws >> kids lives have been traumatized. families lives. but this is a problem. and the problem is our people are the people are tired of inaction and they're expecting action.
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congress really needs to ban assault rifles. >> and organizers are pushing the public to contact your local elected officials to push for expanded background checks on gun sales reporting from foster city gayle ong kron. 4 news. >> well, community members in uvalde, texas also gathered last night for a prayer vigil to honor the 21 lives lost as service leaders sent prayers and read bible verses people in the stands also about their heads and they wiped away tears. texas governor greg abbott was among those in attendance. learning more details about the gunman of that mass shooting. he said that the gunman posted his plans to shoot up in elementary school on social media. just minutes before the attack. we also learned that all the victims were killed inside of one 4th grade classroom. brian and 10 has the latest for us. they should have been celebrating their final days of the school year. but authorities say 9 to 4th
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graders, all the same class were shot and killed by 18 year-old salvador ramos. >> they say he barricaded himself in the classroom, killing the children and their 2 teachers after shooting his grandmother in the face. someone who is. >> demented. as it takes to kill little kids. it goes beyond. seems to me a mental health issue with that. that is the sheer face of evil itself. texas governor greg abbott says there were warning signs on social media starting 30 minutes before the attack. >> he called them posts a communications person for facebook's parent company says they were direct messages. the first said i'm going to shoot my grandmother. the second i shot my grandmother and ramos. his final message said i'm going to shoot an elementary school. this is the shooter's house behind me. it's just a couple of blocks away from the elementary school. you can see the fbi has the road closed off. >> agents have been going in and and neighbors tell us the
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shooter was recently suspended from high school. do you know why he would have shot his grandma? >> i think you started arguing with he could just like i say he would his so that into an argument. >> salvador ramos, his neighbor, joseph moreno, was interviewed by the fbi today. he says ramos is live with his grandparents since recently after having a falling out with his mother says ramos was bullied because of the way he talked. >> mandate. >> you they wouldn't accept the way you want. to patients with the we well, he that when they went up what you need to buy the lives. couldn't we less. i mean, governor abbott says moreno had no known prior history of mental illness and no known criminal history. >> before committing one of the most deadly school
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shootings in u.s. history. >> he is one weapon which was an ar 15. using to 23 rounds. >> as brian entin reporting and now we're also learning more about the victims of this tragedy. kron four's justine waltman has some of their stories. >> even more ellis was a 4th grade teacher. she reportedly died protecting her students. she taught at robb elementary for 17 years. she leaves behind a husband and daughter her co-teacher. irma garcia was also killed in the attack. she's been teaching at the school for 23 years and was a mother of 4 children. jackie kuz heiress and annabel rodriguez were cousins in the same classroom. they're an says jackie, who had her first communion 2 weeks ago with social and outgoing. there are and also said and about was an honor roll student and the 2 cousins were close. there is 4th grader ig's a viewer lopez. his mom had just been
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with her 10 year-old at the school for an awards ceremony. she said he had a smile. she will never forget the youngest victim. 8 year-old use. garcia his grandfather said he was the sweetest little boy. there is also 10 year-old amory joe garza. she just made the honor roll and was a girl scout. her father said my little love is now flying high with the angels above. the victim's family should be making their summer vacation plans. instead, they're planning funerals in the newsroom. i'm justine waldman. kron. 4 news. >> well, in response to the shooting in texas school districts all over the country say they're now stepping up security and several school districts in the bay area are doing the same in livermore. the city's police department placed officers at more than 20 schools within the livermore valley joint unified school district. a spokesperson for the police department says school resource officers are always assigned to del val and little more high schools and that a
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school resource argent covers all the district's middle schools. but she says they wanted to give parents an added sense of security. >> understandably, parents come to school and students can a school little uneasy given yesterday's tragedy and we wanted to do what we could to make them feel more at ease. >> well, in a statement, the school district superintendent said, quote, we are appreciative for our strong partnership with our lpd and their willingness to provide visible reassurance to our families with their added presidents on and around our campuses today. love them or police did not say how long officers are going troll all schools. it was also police presence outside schools in morgan hill on wednesday. morgan hill pd shared these pictures on social media the department also wrote, quote, children are our world fremont. police chief is promising extra patrols at schools. in a statement chief shawn washington wrote in part, we will maintain a sense of readiness and do all that we can to protect our community. if this unlikely event occurs in our city, our
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community is special because our police department and community are united in our belief together, we work towards maintaining a safe community. well, police in san francisco and mountain view as well as the contra costa county sheriff's office all deployed extra patrols around schools within their jurisdictions. there. meanwhile, the alameda county sheriff is making sure local deputies know what to do if there ever faced with this living nightmare since the 90's, sheriff greg ahern has organized active shooter training sessions, local schools in alameda county. he says law enforcement presence in front of schools is important parents. he'll say sheriff and her begin working on scenarios for deputies to learn in the most life-like simulations to work fast to identify the shooter. >> once that a shooting took some training for our talk to we want to make sure that our units were ready to respond to
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those so trained have fast-acting response. with our teams ready to go in and engage in, confront the threat immediately. >> well, the sheriff works with school resource officer programs to make sure response time is fast as it can be. when asked, he said arming teachers themselves is a subject for debate. but he believes deputies are best position for active shooter response because they are extensively trained. now we're going continue to follow the developments of this tragic story on air and online over at kron 4 dot com. if you missed any information, you can stay up today with the latest information. go ahead and scan this qr code. it's going to take you directly over to our web page for that latest information. and further along is the baby formula shortage. in insight after the break, we're going to >> break down what we know about the latest shipment from europe. and president biden signed an executive order on policing ref
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the nation before. we'll be right back. after the break.
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>> well, welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. a time for you now. 04:16am, here on this wednesday morning. >> this thursday is thursday. it was so hot yesterday, john. i'm reliving yesterday rambo the what's happening in terms of the temperature today. still as hot a the big difference. look at this rain. we're going to be as much 30 degrees cooler for many yesterday we hit a high of 100 degrees in livermore, a record breaking heat for many inland areas across the state. >> today's daytime high just just a little cooler. 77 degrees highs as much as 25 degrees cooler for many spots. i'm sure that those of you in livermore and other spots
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inland will not mind that change of pace as far as we go right now, skies are very foggy. that is a change from yesterday when we're so crystal clear across the region. return of that cool ocean air that marine layer pushing in across the bay having a big impact not just at the coast but further inland. we also have a cold front that is nudged helping to push out the high pressure ridge allowing us to remain cool over the next several days. expect some misty spots in the mountains near the coastline and in coastal areas in general, if you see a glisten to the roadways, still be surprise as it is foggy, misty and even a little drizzly out there towards the afternoon today, we will see partly cloudy conditions. so not the crystal clear skies we had got used to it tomorrow. a few clouds as well as we work our way through the rest of the weekend. could see a few sprinkles and even light snow showers up in the sierra nevada, especially come saturday night into sunday sunday night into monday morning up there that i or higher elevations highs today, mostly in the 50's to low 60's at the coast. well, 60's to
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70's elsewhere. daytime highs dramatically different than they were yesterday. huge change of pace considering just yesterday we were climbing into the upper 90's if not triple digits. livermore. as i showed you falling temperatures well below where we were yesterday conquered walnut reek, it 72 oakland, 67, antioch, the only spot holding up to 80 degrees today. even vacaville dipping into the 70's at 77 degrees. tomorrow's temperatures a lot like today and then look at what the weekend offers its u.s. a bit like spring all over again. highs falling into the 70's for you. mid 70's to low 70's for inland areas. saturday sunday, even some upper 60's right along the bay on saturday. re to ride. the forecast is more like it. john 70's across the board. >> you travel into the city this morning. you've got a 10 minute drive and we do have some fog out there. so you want to take your time as you're driving, use those low beams. if you encounter some
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thick fog. the san mateo bridge heading across towards the peninsula, a 80 to one o one a little under 13 minutes out of richmond heading across towards san rafale. look at that. nice and light for us about 9 minutes and the golden 20 minute commute. on wednesday, president joe biden signed an executive order to address policing reforms. this comes on the two-year anniversary of george floyd's death. this new executive is limited in what it can actually do. washington correspondent alexandra limon has the latest on that. >> good morning. president biden felt he had to take the matter into his own hands after congress stalled on the issue of police reform on the two-year anniversary of george floyd's death. president joe biden signed an executive order in an attempt to reform policing practices. >> this executive order to consider the most significant police reform in decades. floyd's family was among those who attended the signing the
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executive order creates a national database to track police misconduct and mandates body-worn cameras. >> it also restricts practices like chokeholds and no-knock warrants. but the order applies mainly to federal officers and agencies and the white house can't for state or local police agencies to comply, though it is looking for ways to use federal funding as incentive. no substitute for legislation, but it is a necessary and long overdue critical step. >> for an ohio democrat joyce beatty, the chair of the congressional black caucus applauded the president's lost too many lives. and this is a step of great progress. but when asked about the president's efforts, missouri republican senator josh hawley said he thinks the president's priorities are misplaced. i think that we ought to be helping local law enforcement hire more cops. i'd like to see 100,000 new cops. >> on capitol hill, it appears
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very unlikely that any piece of police reform legislation can get the 60 votes. it needs to clear the u.s. senate in washington. alexandra limon, oklahoma is the first u.s. state to outlaw abortion completely wa roe versus wade protection still stands. >> the governor there signed a measure that immediately prohibit all abortions with very few exceptions. the exceptions include rape or incest when the mother's life is at risk. it's the strictest abortion ban in the country. and the second shipment of baby formula has arrived from europe. a flight from germany delivered enough to fill a million 8 ounce bottles. members of congress want to know why the fda didn't react sooner after closing the abbott baby factory. lawmakers say they want to make sure any similar problems are avoided in the future. the fda says the baby formula factory should be ready to reopen in a couple of weeks. coming up
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next on the kron, 4 morning news. some places in the bay area are seeing $7. gas prices. >> we'll break down what you need to know before filling up for memorial day weekend. we'll be right back after the break.
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>> we'll say it ain't so because gas prices are now officially well above 7 bucks a gallon and at least one bay area city. this is that chevron that's located along alameda de las and menlo park where a gallon of regular gas and that line 7.25. that matches the federal minimum wage. that means go to work for an hour and you can really put gallon of gas your car all over. they've been steadily climbing as we get closer to memorial day weekend. >> still see people getting gas here on a day-to-day basis. a lot of people, i mean, this area have the money to do so and it's not a big deal, but that i definitely myself going to what side are. i would say to go get gas at
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this point. >> well, triple a says the national average is 4.59 for a gallon of regular and california is just over 6 bucks. san mateo county has the most expensive gas. the average is 6.29 for a gallon of regular. well, yesterday walking for memorial day weekend. there's only so much we can do, but experts are offering some advice on saving a little bit of money. they say since gas prices tend to spike on friday, it's often best to fill up your tank midweek. now a tune up before any long trip is always a good idea. along with making sure your tires are properly inflated at some places using cash is cheaper than using a credit card and using an app like gasbuddy can help you find lower prices. and of course, expect lots of crowds for memorial day weekend, which is expected to be the busiest in 3 years. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news governor newsom wants gun control bills on his desk and he wants them by next month. we have a breakdown. what
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hurdles lawmakers are going to have to jump through. >> to make that deadline possible. we'll be right back after the break. for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me? me? no, not you. yvonne yiu. yvonne yiu. not me. good choice. for 25 years, yiu worked as an executive at top financial firms. managed hundreds of audits. as mayor, she saved taxpayers over $55 million. finding waste. saving money. because... yiu is for you. yiu is for you. exactly. yvonne yiu. democrat for controller.
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back to the kron. 4 morning news it time for you now for 29 going on for 30 years on
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this thursday morning. >> we had a really hot week so far. and so i'm wondering if things are going to start to cool down. john is today the day today is the day cool down compared to where we have been. >> yesterday, crystal clear skies. we're back into the upper 90's. even triple digits today. we're really going to look at some fog, some partly cloudy conditions. once that fog clears out and temperatures down as much as 20 to 25 degrees compared to yesterday. now visibility is a big concern this morning at the coastline through the bay and into the hurricane is all lot of us are looking conditions out there with visibility below a mile this morning. so take it slower. give yourself that extra time. huge change from the crystal clear skies that we had been seeing radar right now is showing dry skies. other than that, current temperatures are still mild. we're in the 50's to 60's. i would bring the light jacket with you today, though, especially for your morning hours. we got some 40's up in the north bay and a decent breeze working its way in from the coastle.


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