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well, welcome back to the kron. 4 morning news. a time for you now go on for 38. am. >> here on this friday morning. hey, hopefully had a great week. we have a lot of changes in the forecast. and so i'm looking forward to what the changes are going to be for this holiday weekend. good morning, don. yeah, keeping the cool stuff around reno, which is nice. >> it is a good feeling the 90's and triple digits and back to the 70's. i don't think too many of us i did that too much. your view outside this morning. skies are clearing up your berkeley hills camera clear than it was yesterday. so fog isn't as much of an issue. we do have some cloud cover sitting overhead, partly cloudy skies through the course of your friday. now, temperatures right now are mostly in the 50's hayward, fremont redwood city, oakland and concord are each sitting at 58 degrees. very mild way to kick off this
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morning. a bit on the brisk and breezy side. but with temperatures mild this they are. i think that will bother you too much as for conditions later today, it's right back to the 60's to 70's comfortable afternoon with passing clouds, but also plenty of brightness. we're the weekend. but we do warm back up at some point next week in the forecast. i'll let you know exactly when that is all still ahead. and thank you for that. he no major delays. if you're heading into the city right now, once you reach the maze. >> to that fremont street exit. about 10 minutes for your drive. the san mateo bridge traveling from 80 to one o one. it will take you a little under 14 minutes to make that commute of richmond headed across towards center failure at about 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. a 20 minute ride. a student at american high school in fremont has been arrested for making threats against a school employee forcefully juggle spoke to the students there who say they are concerned for their safety.
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>> some students at american high school in fremont thought twice about showing up for class thursday. i feel so and say just a day earlier the campus learn the 17 year-old boy, a student at the school was arrested for allegedly using racial slurs in a group chat with other students online and allegedly threatening to shoot a school employee who students say is a teacher. fremont. police say the boy also threatened to open fire at another school scared of my life like because like like sitting in texas to the fremont unified school district superintendent notified families, a student was arrested wednesday. cameron jackson son is a junior at the high school and both viewed screenshots of the social media exchange tuesday. he's frustrated that the school district didn't act quicker and did not notify families earlier. he says it he is the one who alerted police say word was used over 20 times. >> there's a derogatory word fixing to of the asian
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community. they were homophobic slurs as well. police say they searched the arrested students home and did not find the gun kids at all. just good. but i did not us. >> get us out and say is this mother hopes the fremont unified school district and police department conduct thorough investigations. police say the other students involved have been identified and contacted by investigators. >> in fremont fully to ball run for >> 3 people are hit by a car while walking every day in san francisco. according to a local nonprofit, the number one cold front they say is speed well walk. san francisco and san francisco bay area families for safe streets held a vigil at the fatal crash site where a mother name mary henderson and her daughter took their last steps on sunday on 3rd and mission. the memorial brought attention to all 10 pedestrians who have been killed this year. i just trying to get across san francisco city streets. the group is calling on the city to do 3 things for slower
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speed limits on certain streets and design them to discourage beating such as an error and fewer lanes. and no turn on red as well as red light cameras and pedestrians. safe zones and better prioritize safety above all else. in the design. streets, especially in areas with significant foot traffic. well, one of the 9 men shot and killed at the vta shooting was 63 year-old lars kepler lane. his family has filed a lawsuit against the vta saying it didn't do enough to prevent the largest mass shooting in bay area history. kron four's rob nesbitt has that story for us. >> an attorney for the lane family says the vta its security should have seen the warning signs that the employee who shot and killed 9 people was capable of doing so when the stories of mass shootings make headlines, the deadliest one in bay area history comes to mind. today marks one year since vta employee samuel james cassidy opened fire in a rail yard of san jose civic center
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neighborhood killing 9 men and then himself. nicholas rallies, an attorney for the family of one of those victims, lars kepler lane. you know, the father, the husband that we all want to have in our family. she was a hard-working, wonderful man. lane's family is suing the vta. >> claiming the authority failed to act when cassie showed signs of insubordination and had 4 separate altercations with co-workers, everybody. you know who work with that guy and the supervisors know that there was a fear. that this man would go. postal vta had entered a contract with the santa clara county sheriff's office and universal protection service to provide security. raleigh says the 2 failed to carry out proper security screening, surveillance and risk mitigating measures. he was a lot of carrying a duffel bag with enough guns and ammo, not bullets to kill everybody. to kill. almost 400 people that were there. the says they are honoring those who died one
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year ago. their statement saying in part the tea's focusing on the continued healing of our employees and the families of our deceased co-workers. tragically, we are also mourning the loss of the dozens of other victims of hate filled massacres that have happened throughout the nation. >> we will address lawsuit claims at a more appropriate time. raleigh says the lawsuit has been filed with santa clara county superior court. he expects a jury trial to begin within a year to year and a half. the santa clara county sheriff's office says no official comments due to a pending litigation. i also reached out to allied universal, the parent organization for universal protection service but not heard back. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> oakland police are looking for whoever shot and killed a man tuesday night. it happened on birch street and the webster neighborhood. >> around i-40 police say the victim died on the scene. and so far there have been no further identifying information about the person who was shot and killed. in the north bay. the vallejo police officers association is voicing concerns. all were responding to 9-1-1. calls.
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they say the city's 9-1-1 dispatch center has a staffing crisis. now we spoke to the associations, vice president to hear what they think is contributing to that problem. kron four's amanda hari has the details for us. >> a tragic outcome is all to foreseeable. the vallejo 9-1-1, dispatch center is authorized to have prayers for supervisors. >> and one manager right now, it is 6 operators and 3 have you believe in room? >> i'm here for simple personal the can leave the building to go to it's there's a whole downstream effects for the stuck in the inning. >> a single place police officer and vice president of the vallejo police officers association. sanjay ram rocca says he's been with the department for nearly 20 years, has never seen anything like this. even back at the beginning of 2020, they were
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fully staffed. but between a global pandemic, the weight of the job and retirements, they're losing people faster than they can replace that is just the >> working environment. >> some of it that they can go elsewhere pretty take your calls for service to your calls in general. it's very difficult job feeling a lot of trauma and a lot of a lot of these, you know, people are people get kind of you know, and they did. they take it out on on communications operators. officer ram rocca says operators are scheduled to work 12 hour shifts. >> but they're frequently working 16 that we cannot respond if they can't probably prioritize kohl's and get us out there. the says the department administration may be looking into a plan to relinquish. it's 9-1-1. calls to another entity during the night time hours. but for now, rahm rocca says he wants the
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vallejo community to know they will do everything they can to keep them safe. we are still here for and we'll respond an expeditious manner. >> and that our people are working. part of they possibly can. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> well, turning to the peninsula, palo alto police arrested 2.17 year-olds who they say are connected to an assault and robbery. officers responded to a robbery report on georgia avenue in the green acres neighborhood tuesday afternoon. the victim said one of the suspects punched him several times and the other one took his cell phone after that. both of them drove away from the scene. police were able to locate the car just 2 hours later, they found the victim's phone inside the vehicle. investigators say one of the teens is from east palo alto. the other as for mountain view. well, a san francisco law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against elon musk accusing him of intentionally driving down the price of twitter. shares.
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according to the complaint, must plan to finance the 44 billion dollars acquisition of twitter by using some of his tesla holdings. but the falling price of tesla shares allegedly made that more difficult for mask. according to the suit must and try to drive the price of twitter down so he could either get out of the dealer by the company for less. a lawsuit claims musk is responsible for the subsequent dip in twitter's share price twitter shares are down more than 20% since the day after musk made the offer to buy the company. meanwhile, twitter will have to pay its users after deceptively using e-mail addresses and phone numbers for target advertising. a private lawsuit was settled for 150 million dollars over claims it. twitter misrepresented its policies to members between 2013 2019 on top of the fine. twitter must also accept on its of its data privacy program. among other restrictions, federal prosecutors say more than
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140 million twitter users provided the kind of personal information highlighted in that lawsuit. coming up next to the kron 4 morning news. senate now questioning. >> the fda on why they didn't act on the baby formula shortage sooner. we break things down for you. coming up.
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>> the biden administration proposed using 5 areas off the california coast to build offshore wind turbines. the development plan included 3 areas near morro bay and san luis obispo. and 2 off the humboldt county coast as part of an overall effort to put wind turbines along every coastline in the country. the goal is to generate 30 gigawatts of power by 2030, california plans to remove fossil fuels from the power grid entirely by 2045. the president says expanding wind power will help fight climate change and create new jobs. hala, back here at home, we are stepping into a holiday weekend and many of you are looking for to planning a few things with your family, even with the rising gas prices. hopefully, john has some good news in the weather department for us. good morning, john. you could use those wind turbines this year because it's been a windy year. it feels like so far. and now. >> we're working our way into the most expensive memorial
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day travel weekend. i think we've ever seen between the gas prices and just everything else that's costing so much. we need a break in. fortunately, mother nature is providing that for us weather not looking bad at all. golden gate bridge is nice and clear this morning. and as we work our way through the day today, you can expect that we are going to see a few clouds passing overhead. not a whole lot of fog, though, in really not are a lot to be interrupting. any sort of travels you've got going on because they knew a lot of people going to be venturing out there today. as far as winds go definitely breezy out towards the delta in our inland areas that cool air sweeping in from the coast, pushing on inland, helping to moderate us. we are in the midst of that passing cold front. really just sliding right past the region. all it's doing for us is moderating temperatures. not doing much else. we could see a sprinkle or 2 in the moraine county mountains today seeing a couple of light showers come tomorrow into sunday up in the sierra nevada. some snow above 9,000 feet. when i say some snow, i mean, a couple of flurries. this is by no means
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anything. that's really going to interrupt your travels in any area as you are venturing outside for memorial day. just keep it cool. 50's and 60's for your highs from san francisco and down the coastline. temperatures along the bay shore will be back to the 60's and the 70's today. very much so like yesterday. so if you like to feel that yesterday brought us the relief that it brought us from the start of the week will today is absolutely going to be one that you enjoy again, oakland, berkeley and richmond in the 60's concord at 78 degrees. we do a few 80's, antioch, pittsburgh in vacaville, barely making the low 80's today. santa rosa at 78 degrees tomorrow and sunday, actually getting even cooler. a little fog at the coastline at times. but skies will be politically bright for the rest of us. as for monday, tuesday and wednesday of next week, you start to see that trajectory climbing back up words and by wednesday, we're nearing the 90's reyna. tom, thank you for that. let's get a look at as you're heading into the city this morning. a 10 minute drive from the maze to that fremont street exit. >> the san mateo bridge
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heading across towards the peninsula. about 13 minutes for your drive. there. the start of the richmond, sandra fell bridge about a 10 minute morning commute and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. 20 minutes on this friday morning. well, happening today, the nra is planning on going ahead with their convention in houston, texas. well, the convention will bring together the nra's top brass and notable conservatives, including former president donald trump. senator ted cruz. guns will not be allowed. the group released a statement wednesday expressing sympathy for the victims in the school shooting but called it the act of a lone deranged criminal. and some of the musicians scheduled to perform at the nra conference are dropping out because of the shooting in texas like don mclean, known for the 1971 hit american pie, said, quote, in light of the recent events in texas, i have decided it would be risky, disrespectful and hurtful for me to reform larry gatlin of the gatlin brothers also canceled, saying i'm a second
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amendment guy for the second amendment should not apply to everyone. it's that simple. larry stewart who contributed lead vocals and the band's restless heart also canceled. well, senate republicans in washington blocked a domestic terrorism bill. it would have enhanced efforts to investigate, prevent and prosecute acts of domestic terrorism. democrats had hoped ill through in response to the recent mass shootings in texas. and in buffalo, the final vote was short of the 60 votes needed to take up the bill. all senate republicans voted against it. and a disturbing discovery at a sacramento elementary school district. officials say a gun and a loaded magazine were found in the death of a second grade student on tuesday. that's the same day as the rampage in texas. other students alerted the staff at their classmate had the weapon. the school called police who are now investigating how the child got the gun in the first place. officials say several weapons have been found on or near sacramento campuses in the recent months. chicagoans
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are expressing sympathy for families in texas. and there, of course, is the reaction that we have our own gun violence problem here in chicago. >> wow. a disturbing scene caught on camera in chicago. a man walking behind a reporter's live shot appears to wave a gun at the news crew. there. the reporter was on the street yesterday morning for a story on gun violence. that's when a man walked behind the journalist and point it would appear to be a pistol towards the camera and the crew. police are now searching for that suspect. senators question the fda commissioner on how the agency is handling the baby formula shortage. as abbott workers worked to try to reopen the factory. lawmakers want the fda to cooperate and to coordinate with other countries to ensure more baby formula becomes available. kron four's washington correspondent basil john has that story. >> it's time that we hold the fda accountable. you've got up
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your game thursday, democrat and republican senators came down on the fda for allowing a nationwide shortage of baby formula. right now we have 3 but mead and nestle. who dominate the entire market. vermont senator bern e sanders says there isn't enough competition in the formula market. many more foreign manufacturers can important are going to help out quite a bit of the very part. i hope that you will focus on increasing the number of companies who are producing. so we don't run into this problem. kentucky republican senator rand paul agrees and doesn't see the point in making it difficult to import formula from europe and asia. are we waiting any of the requirements to try to fix the shortage? we're not waiving basic nutritional requirements or safety requirements relate were waving some of the labeling. >> requirements that are time consuming to get exactly right. despite the problems it caused, the fda stands by its decision. >> to close the abbott baby formula factory due to the poor conditions that are
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replacing roofs, replacing floors. they're still not done. and you just can open a plant with bacteria growing. and the fda says there are steps the country can take to make sure shortage doesn't happen again. how can we insurer? but this doesn't happen again. i think we're going to have to have a surplus reporting in washington. i'm basil, john. >> 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.
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>> welcome back. it is 4.54 on this friday morning and friday ahead of what for some of us is an extended weekend. hopefully you'll be able to get outside. enjoy a little bit of time out there because mother nature is cooperating this time around half moon bay. now it's still pretty dark, but you can see that we can see the horizon in the distance. definitely not talking a lot of fog this morning at the expect breezy conditions at times that that's going make those 50's and 60's. we have out that direction feel pretty brisk. if you've got to coast weekend plans get those jackets in those sweaters ready to go as you do in the summer months and late spring months, for that matter. as for our inland valleys, expect 60's to 70's for your highs today. comfortable all day long. a few passing clouds overall, very cooperative and very nice for any outdoor plans. on.
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thank you for that. you will for your health. the fda is warning against a viral tiktok hack show it. >> how to keep avocados fresh for weeks, saying it can actually breathe salmonella and other harmful bacteria. the hack involves submerging your mcconnell and water and then storing them in the fridge, keeping the fruit fresh and green for up to a month that day says place. the avocados and water actually provides the perfect opportunity for harmful bacteria to multiply. the agency says even disinfecting avocado. skin practice like seen it would not remove the contamination. well, coming up in the next hour, the warriors and moved on to the finals. kron 4 sarah stinson has the breakdown. were you in the next hour and all we've seen gas prices go higher and higher and higher, even reaching $7 a gallon. so. >> what will gas prices look like this memorial day weekend covers will tran will tell us. coming up. and bottle rockets back in napa valley. we have what you need to know before you decide to go out and have a good time. we'll be right back. stick around.
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night. good forecast yesterday. good forecast. the rest of memorial day weekend, too. >> great weekend to be getting outside. fire danger is still a thing. i know we've cooled down a lot, but i want you to think about that as you get out there to otherwise just enjoy a downtown san francisco looking beautiful. we've got relatively clear conditions, at least not a lot of fog. a few passing clouds through the day today. right now temperatures are in the 50's really mild. start to this morning. redwood city hayward, fremont brentwood, all at 58 degrees. we've started the mornings cooler. that's for sure. as for what we can expect into the department later on today. still breezy. but this is a cool coastal breeze. so we can actually think it for helping to keep us nice and moderated. i'll be talking more about what to expect through the weekend. still to come right now. john, thank you for that. let's check on your traffic this morning. a travel into the city right so that fremont street exit. >> still around 10 minutes for your drive. san mateo bridge as you're traveling across towards the peninsula. a little under 13 minutes for you making m


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