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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron 4 morning news >> good morning. thank you for joining us here at 08:00am on a friday morning. i'm james fletcher and i'm reyna harvey in for darya folsom today is the day today is the day celebrating. haha lawyers, something warrior when looking forward to a memorial day weekend with family and friends. and if you have any outdoor plans and john's got a forecast, you're going to like it morning, john. so nice. so much better than the 90's and triple digits. that's for sure. we are looking at a morning that is partly cloudy, a bit breezy, but the comfortable overall you can see the cloud cover that has pushed its way in, especially along the north bay. >> clear for the south bay right now. right now temperatures are in the mid to upper 50's. not a bad way to start the morning concord. you're sitting at 60 degrees currently as we make our way into the afternoon today. daytime highs push back into
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the 70's. it will be a few low. 80's winds are definitely a factor, especially out towards the delta will see some of our breezy a stick of conditions. aairfield vacaville down to concord. so watch for that. otherwise weather is really cooperative and will stay that way through the weekend. details about it are still ahead. tom, thank you for that, right. looking at your bridges this morning. traffic has been very light. >> 2 minute drive making it from so that pretty much the exit san mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. there, about 13 minutes for your drive. let's get a look at the richmond center fell bridge as you head out of richmond across the worse. and phil 9 minutes and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls a 20 minute morning right? >> roar of the crowd. that's what was echoing all throughout the chase center last night after the warriors beat the mavericks to claim the title as western
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conference final champions. and now they're headed the nba finals have this is the 6th time in 8 years of the dubs actually clinched a spot in the finals. and we're very proud of it. absolutely. kron 4 sarah stinson has been celebrating all night long all morning long to joining us to help pay sarah. >> well, i got a few hours of sleep. i forced myself to go to sleep after all that excitement. i was like i he go to bed right now. we just one. we are best in the west and here after a few hours of sleep yelling to everybody who's out here, which is not a lot of people. i expected more to be out and about. but not really because a poll rout late last night celebrating the big win. i mean, you can see thrive. city was popping. people were so excited inside a chase. other people were so excited. take a look at video of the team celebrating after their big win. they beat the mavericks one 20 to one 10. what a game. it was.
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>> i mean, it was not only thrilling because we're winning most of the time, but it was also kept us on the edge of our seat at the end. they like to do that to us, don't we're mostly winning 20 to 25 points. most of the game game. 5 clay came out to play scoring 32 points towards the 4th quarter. got close with the 10 point range making us all nervous. it looks like luka doncic's woke up from another not be started making. those dew point is again, we like not this again, but we pulled it off with played such a strong game. the entire time. it just became very clear who the better team is right now. and for the first time since 2019, the team has made it to the finals. the dynasty, as they say, coach kerr steph curry, klay thompson and draymond green all making it to the finals. 6 times together. now despite injuries with steph and klay, they came back better and stronger. a lot of people said this team was not going make it far. i love an underdog. we showed that we could make it far and make it to the nba finals. and now it's time to
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show we can make it and not only that, but when the nba finals, steph curry was awarded the first ever magic johnson western conference finals mvp award. he averaged 23.8 points per game. this series. it really was the mvp of the series. but if we had an mvp of the game, i think a lot of people would say, clay, let's hear from him right now. >> it's up there. but the much sweeter if we complete the mission come next round. but stephanie, a moment i'm going to enjoy tonight. my family, my friends, they were there during the dog it was like 1000 cafes, the day and you know, it's painful at times. but i just saw this insight and kept going. proud of. only my after. but our whole team like we really job this year at the right time and we exciting times ahead of us. >> they really gel the chemistry is back. they worked so hard to get here after
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those injuries and they succeeded. the other people who succeeded that persevering is the fans dubbed a shunt is not give up and they show up when they need to. last night drive city was packed and afterwards people were dancing and singing and celebrating. just living the time of their lives. i wish i had there. but again, i had to go to sleep. that's why this morning i'm having so much fun with you. pjames rain, the trying to tel the people in san francisco. remember, we are the best in the west and now we get to some c. >> who we play in the nba finals tonight, miami and boston. they are about to face off and we'll find out soon who we will play doesn't matter. we're going to win and we're ready for it. james data. >> can experience. that's the spirit. and it's going to be a at least a home start at the chase center, which is great. so we actually looked up some of the ticket prices and it's a it's kind of high. in fact, ih you're looking for the cheapest seats here on stub-hub, we did a little
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search 700 bucks more. >> so and that's for the cheap seats. you want a little closer in and it's going to cost you about $11,000. but that doesn't include the floor seats. you want to sit on the floor? up that to about 20 to $74,000. don't if they're actually get that price is for it because you can only get what people want to pay. but that's what they're asking right away. you go see a game where you fill up your gas shoes either way. either way you got to take out a mortgage. it's seen as getting that bad. that's one of our big stories as we're heading into the memorial day holiday weekend is that people are paying extra just to top off their tanks before they head out will tran has been giving us that harsh reality out there at the pump all throughout the morning and talking to people will. >> i mean, it's a lot. yeah. >> i just found the hardest look case as far as gas prices that you'll probably find any time because look at this
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monster truck there. and no, he's not going to any show. he needs this truck for work. it's a landscaping business. so it's not like this particular driver can ditch it for something smaller. he just told me how much it costs to told me how much it costs to fill up each time and how many alejandra, thank you for spending time with how much does it cost you to put a full foot back? probably 120, but time and i put the $400 week. $400. yes, there's nothing you can do, right? you need this money to do it. yeah. needed to for sure. >> so you run a business. how do you? make it work? how does it happen? well, some things that thing the say why you try me a little more, you know up and we need to raise the prices and all the jobs for sure. that's everything. got a lot of money. yes, including or gas. i want to quickly show 100 grab that. i want to grab
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it. check this out. grabbed alejandra. he just fill this up partially just for his equipment. $26. just for that. there's says we've got proof, right? there are $26 just to fill that up. and it's not going to get better any time soon. in fact, take a look at your screen. these are some of the gas prices that you're waking up to this morning in the bay area. and these are just average prices, $6. and $0.32 and napa 6.31. in san francisco, 6.18, and oakland 6.26. and santa rosa were well above $6, of course. and then just to make us feel worse. the national average is $4 and $0.60. so that's flat out stealing compared to what we're paying for california, the home of the highest gas prices. and it's going to get worse before it gets better because i hate to tell you this. summer blend in california, that's going to cost another maybe 5 to $0.10
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per gallon. i know you have to make money just to pay for your gas. so we'll let you go. thank you so much. and for the meantime, let's send it back to you. forgot >> yeah, the summer blend. we're so lucky. thank you very much. well. >> well, if you are one of the millions people hitting the roads, aaa has a list of the best and the worst times to drive. so take a look. if you're going to be an out of town today, the worst time to be on the road is between noon and 7 o'clock. tonight. you're better off. may lead early in the morning or either really late at night on saturday and sunday. if you are going to hit the roads, you want to pull out before 10:00am and on monday as your heading home, triple a suggests maybe you leave sometime before noon. so before 11:00am. well, it's been more than 2 months in state lawmakers promised relief in response to rising inflation and the cost of gas. hawaii, democratic state leaders continue to work on a plan. yes, some lawmakers, they want to take action by sup
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have more democratic support to actually get that measure passed. >> several have now said that they are in favor of it. we need to provide this relief. people have waited far too long. >> there are also ongoing efforts to send money to californians. governor newsom wants to send $400 to california car owners. there's still some disagreement on whether or not the payments should be based on either your income or your family size. >> a student at american high school in fremont is in jail this morning after police arrested him for making threats against a school employee forcefully to call as the story. >> 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
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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 sitting in texas to the 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's ugly. he is the one who alerted police say word was used over 20 times. >> there's a derogatory word fixing to of the asian 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.
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>> 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 >> still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news, the family of a victim of the vta shooting. now filing a lawsuit against the company. windy feel vta didn't do enough to prevent that attack from happening. and the gun control debate isn't just happening here in california. after the break. we're going to show you and tell you what's happening with gun control reform. up on capitol hill. >> and today is going to be a cool and along the coastline, highs in the 50's to 60's out their sweaters, light jackets at the coast. elsewhere, bring out the t-shirts and the jeans. again, temperatures in the 70's to low 80's. really nice start to the holiday weekend. your forecast is ahead. ust a few hours.
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i'm live in napa with what people can expect for this year's three-d
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>> well, happening today, bottle rock is back in napa valley. yeah. the music festival is going to be happening all weekend long. lots of headliners, lots of food, lots of fun and entertainment and our force camila barco is live to tell us about all that. good morning, camila. >> good morning, guys. yeah, it's going to be a fun weekend here in napa for it. thousands of people day one of bottle rock is going to start in just a few hours. and as you can see, there are already people in a line. and just to give you an idea, this con this festival doesn't even start until noon. so these festival goers are pretty excited. we're going to hear from one of them in just a little bit. but for the people who were able to get tickets to the sold-out music festival, they'll be able to check out more than 75 bands and artists. there's 5 stages. and today on day one artist like
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metallica, churches and kai go will be performing the lineup also includes pink 21 pilots, luke combs, pit bull who will be performing saturday or sunday. now we're in napa valley. people wable to taste some of the local wines and food. there's also the coronary stage where chefs will dish out their favorite plates alongside some celebrities. now just a things for the people coming here today. bottle rocket is cash. 3, you can only pay with credit card venmo or by registering your wristband. there will be no vaccination testing or masking requirements. tickets for the three-day music festival are sold out, but people can try to request tickets to the festivals ticket exchange on their website. now we spoke with katie foss who's going about iraq. he's been in line since 4.30, this morning and is looking forward to seeing greta van fleet. now they don't perform until 6 this afternoon. she's trying to secure her spot near the stage, but she's also looking forward to experiencing her
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first means ending in 5. yes, and stand there listen to the other music. yeah. >> yeah. enjoy music that's just just the experience and being able to meet all of my my friends and everything that are. >> that i've met social media or who are fans of greta van fleet as well. so yeah, just really the experience and seeing now back out here live organizers tell me about 120,000 people will be attending the festival over the next 3 days. like i said, gates will open at 11 30 this morning and rayna james. >> the music starts at noon and this festival will start today and it will end sunday night. back to you it's going to be a good time. thank you very much on. and the weather is perfect. yes, perfection. it's going they have this at the start of the week will be way too hot for know to happen. catch doing that in 90 luckily we're not going have
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mother nature helped us out here. i one of its stand out and earlier this week, i don't even want to be sitting down drinking wine high. but thankfully you can do all that this weekend. i about anything. >> except for is still keep in mind. fire danger. that deaths remain pretty high. a critical fire danger has diminished. we don't have any red flag warnings for your holiday weekend, which is great news. we certainly don't have any 90's or triple digits and that's really good news to coast. looks nice a little bit on the gray side. but cloud cover staying right above us. so we're not looking at fog. that's for sure. cloud cover the most significant for the north bay and out along the coastline this morning, you will have peaks of sunshine through the day. it's just a partly cloudy one. so even if it's great where you're at know that it will clear from time to time now we have winds from the coastline continuing to push inland, keeping temperatures moderating all across the region. we're going to stay that way, too, because this cooler air mass is now settled into place and that
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will skip us consistently on this trend today. tomorrow, sunday into monday. all of it looking nice, moderated highs in the 70's to low 80's. really beautiful to saturday morning at 03:00am. you can see a little bit of rain. snow mix at the crest of the sierra snow line stays above 9,000 feet. so if you are heading to the sea air this weekend, that is definitely good news for you. you shouldn't be running into to slick conditions. just don't be surprised if you see a sprinkle up their saturday and sunday. as for the bay skies will be partly cloudy. cool. a couple sprinkles out towards the coastline are possible highs in the 50's and 60's at the coast today. bring the sweaters and jackets out there. if you are just staying put your neighborhood. well, expect highs in the 70's to 80's. not a bad place to stay put san jose at 78 degrees. fremont at 75. same for you in dublin. really great weekend. weather walnut creek today. you'll be at 76 oakland, berkeley, richmond, in the 60's. well, antioch, pittsburgh in vacaville, not
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bad at all in the 80's. and there's napa for bottlerock at 79 today are really nice festival. weather tomorrow sunday, monday, much like today. it's consistently staying comfortable and cool by tuesday. we're starting to see temperatures climb again. and yeah, by next wednesday will be approaching that ninety-degree mark rain. john, thank you for that. let's get a look at your light traffic for today. traveling into the city meter lights are off. >> around 11 minutes to make it from the maze to that fremont street exit and the san mateo bridge, as you're heading across towards the peninsula, about 13 minutes to make it from a 80 to one o one. >> this coming sunday, president biden will travel to uvalde texas to meet with families impacted by this week's mass shooting. the president is pushing for gun control solutions and alexandra limon joins us now from washington with more. >> good morning. president biden said in a tweet earlier this week that after the federal assault weapons ban expired mass shootings in this country tripled. but for any
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new gun legislation to be approved, the president's party has to convince republicans to join that. democrats on capitol hill are angry after the shooting in uvalde texas. >> and they're pushing back against republicans who say the solution to school shootings is to harden schools with armed security personnel know. >> putting more armed adults in schools is not the answer. if more guns was the answer, united states of america will be the safest nation in the world. reports indicate the shooter entered robb elementary school through an unlocked door and was in there for up to an hour before he was stopped by armed officers on the scene. >> all the while he was executing students and teachers inside. how is this acceptable? democrats like california senator alex say lawmakers have a
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responsibility to make the mass shooting stop and they say more gun safety measures like universal background checks, assault weapon bans, high capacity magazine bans and red flag laws are a big part of the solution. goal and our hope and our belief is that we can find that common ground. connecticut senator chris murphy is leading the negotiations with republicans, but following the shooting in that texas elementary school, republicans have focused on the issue of mental health and providing resources for schools to be able to identify possible threats. >> this is not an excuse. >> friends of second amendment rights of law abiding i just don't think gun ban work. >> senator schumer says he won't allow negotiations to drag out indefinitely. instead mocrats and republicans 2 weeks to negotiate. after that, he says he'll force a vote on the senate floor in washington. alexandra limon. >> well, coming up next, elon
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your vote for u.s. senate to send a message... congress needs to fix this. >> a 26 is the time a san francisco law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against tesla ceo elon musk accusing him of intentionally driving down the price of twitter which is looking to buy, according to the complaint, must plan to finance the 44 billion dollar acquisition of twitter by using some of his tesla holdings. but the falling price of tesla shares allegedly made that more difficult for him. so according to this lawsuit, they think that must then tried to drive down the price of twitter so that he could either get out of the deal altogether or buy it for a lot less. the lawsuit claims that musk is responsible for the subsequent dip in twitter's share price. twitter's twitter's down. well, more than 20% now since the day after musk made the offer to buy the company. we'll take a
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break at age. 27 coming up next on the kron. 4 morning news. parents are questioning the actions of police during that mass shooting in uvalde, texas. why they say officers didn't respond quickly enough.
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we are back 8.30. is the time on this friday morning ahead of your memorial day weekend holiday. yeah. and doing something to memorialize the warriors win. yeah. it's that he's fun to celebrate their
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win last night. we'll talk with sara stinson live about that. you're coming up. >> but in the meantime, john's got a look at that forecast for us this morning. john, good morning. and plenty to celebrate with the weather too, in a good weekend to be getting out and about. you can see it's a bit breezy, but that cool ocean breezes help to bring us a lot of relief from the heat that we had earlier this week. so if you're heading outside for memorial day weekend, some great weather to be doing so partly cloudy skies today. we're definitely on the greater side, especially in the north bay right now, 50's to 60's for current temps, redwood city, dublin conquered brett would as well as well. that's about it in the 60's right the rest of us are still headed out in the 50's. winds are going to be pushing in from the coastline all the way through fairfield and vacaville of those areas. some of our windy us this morning to let the winds stop you from getting out there, though. i'll be giving you the full breakdown of your forecast. still ahead over to rain. all right, john, thank you for that. hey, will think the lawyers when gave us a little bit a light traffic think that's what's going on today. the 10 minute drive traveling from so that fremont street
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exit the san mateo bridge, you're headed across towards the peninsula. look at that under 14 minutes to make that drive. >> and out of richmond heading across or sandra fell under about 12 minutes. golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls are at around. 25 on this friday light morning. >> 31 is the time and let's get you the update on texas now. families. they're still grieving, of course. and now new questions are surfacing about how the mass shooting unfolded there at that school and why it took police so long to enter the classroom that the gunman is barricaded we're also learning that the school did not have a resource officer on campus as we first thought. >> mary beth mcdade has the latest for us. >> new video has surfaced of the chaos and confusion outside robb elementary school tuesday morning. cops restraining frantic parents as they urged officers to charge into the uvalde school and stopped the gunman or let them do out of them.
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>> parents, fear and frustration grows as minutes tick with the active shooter. still inside, the school has already about an hour and gets it done out. among the parents demanding answers about why it took so long to stop the shooter. this man we're seeing >> lehman longer rest. he was one of the parents waiting outside while his daughter was one of the 19 students killed the rush in. and like, i know that that that we did see that. for me. that leaves the house a week. you know. and very heard the authorities gave an updated timeline about their response. they say at 11:28am. the suspected shooter crashes. his grandmother struck near the school. >> hops out with the long arm rival and a bag of ammunition, then opens fire on 2 people. he encounters. he continues walking. >> towards the school offense. now he's in the parking lot.
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>> shooting at the school at 11, 40 enters a school walks down the hall and barricades himself inside to adjoining classrooms. authorities say 4 minutes later, local police and school district police make entry into the school to hear gunfire. >> they take rounds. they move back. get cover. he says additional resources and technical teams are called in while the rest of the school is evacuated. approximately an hour later. u.s. border patrol. tactical teams arrive. they make interest. shoot and kill the suspect. >> they also clarified that no arm school district officer was on the premises when the shooter entered the school. you may recall the suspect shooting rampage began around 11 that morning when he allegedly shot his grandmother and her uvalde home where he also lived but heard the bullets. >> going. you know, it started right in front. you know. so
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you take all. >> his grandmother's neighbor helped rescue her and then the lady came on. >> a little you huge. they were here. you know, you didn't take very long. >> well, a new gun control bill in california has passed the assembly and is now headed to the senate. the bill would allow private citizens along with state and local governments to sue gun manufacturers and sellers. if they violate the state's assault weapons ban or other control measures. supporters are hoping the lawsuits will hold gun makers accountable and push them to be more responsible. the bills actually modeled after newly passed anti-abortion law in texas that allows private citizens to sue anyone getting an abortion after 6 weeks of pregnancy. >> so the family of one of the victims in the vta mass shooting is taking the transit agency to core. his family
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says the vta did not 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 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 cassidy showed signs of insubordination and had 4 separate altercations with co-workers, everybody. you know who work with that guy and the supervisors knew that there was a fear. that this
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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 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 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
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univfrsal, the parent organization for universal protection service but not heard back. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> on average, 3 people are hit by a car while walking every day in san francisco. and according to a local nonprofit, the number one reason is speed walk. san francisco and san francisco bay area families for safe streets held a vigil at the site of a fatal accident where a mother and daughter took their last steps on sunday. it was at 3rd and mission. they were struck by a car. the memorial brought attention to all 10 pedestrian deaths that have happened this year by people just trying to cross the streets of san francisco. the group is calling on the city to do 3 things to improve the situation. firstly, they want to do it for slower speed limits on certain streets and redesign them to discourage speeding. secondly, they want to add no turn on red signs as well as red light cameras and pedestrian safety zones. and 3rd better prioritize safety above all else. in designing streets going forward, especially in areas with
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significant foot traffic >> in the future, it will be a more immersive and natural feeling experience. >> coming up next on the kron, 4 morning news, big basin state park. re. imagine we're going to break down the new vision that officials have for that iconic park. >> then time to say this, but i don't surely have a plan. and after the break, taking a look at how the animation for sonic to was done and why voice actors say technology. >> so advance some cases they can just do it from closet. >> and timing out. so nice. the weather for your memorial day weekend at the coast. expect some upper 50's to low 60's sweater kind of stuff inland areas only hanging out in the 70's to low 80's.
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m dan d and i approved this message. elon musk promised to pay a million customers $30,000 a year if they bought his car. they bought his car. so, where's their money? he promised customers if they bought his car, its value would increase to $200,000. they bought his car. so, where's their money?
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he promised investors if they bought his stock, they would get $50 billion a year in profits from robotaxis. they bought his stock. so, where's their money? and he told investors tesla was worth $1 trillion by claiming tesla was the leader in driverless robotaxi technology. but tesla doesn't have driverless robotaxi technology. tesla's full self-driving software requires a driver! many other companies have already deployed driverless robotaxis that are way ahead of tesla's. so where's the investors' money? in the last year, elon musk pulled $48 billion out of tesla, seven times the profits they've ever made. his ceo compensation was 1,000 times the average for a fortune 500 ceo. elon, is your full self-driving software just a trillion-dollar ponzi scheme?
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did you become the wealthiest man in history by swindling customers and investors? i'm dan o'dowd and i'm running for u.s. senate because congress needs to shut down elon musk's full self-driving fiasco. someone needs to stand up to him. >> well, a case of monkeypox is been confirmed in california. the cdc in sacramento county public health says it's in sacramento. it's one of 9 confirmed cases in the u.s. across 7 states. the cdc has issued a level to help notices monkeypox cases spread around the world. but the risk is still considered low. travelers are being advised to take extra precautions. monkeypox symptoms include headaches, muscle aches, fever, and a distinctive rash. >> well, abbott labs is actively trying to develop a test for monkeypox. a spokesperson for the company says will provide test kits to partners of its pandemic defense coalition. as for now,
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the cdc says that the vaccine they have for smallpox is apparently effective in protecting against monkeypox. so they have that if necessary. a 42 is the time. we'll be right back.
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fanduel and draftkings, two out of state corporations making big promises to californians. what's the real math behind their ballot measure for online sports betting? 90% of profits go to the out of state corporations permanently. only eight and a half cents is left for the homeless. and in virginia, arizona, and other states, fanduel and draftkings use loopholes to pay far less than was promised. sound familiar? it should. it's another bad scheme for california. >> well, big basin redwoods state park near santa cruz has been closed for the past 2 years, but that's all about to change because kron four's justin campbell was there and shows us a new vision for the park. this is just some of the
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damage after lightning hit the big redwoods in twenty-twenty park rangers say the forest is resilient and regrowing all. >> all on a media tour of the forest. there are signs of growth everywhere you look. >> what changes are coming. california park ranger district superintendent chris spore were showed us where in old visitor building used to sit only a staircase remains after the fire. we have had the opportunity to rethink sort of the facilities in. >> the old growth and one of the focuses here is to move those facilities out of growth and to our facility called settle down. >> re imagining big basin. california's new vision for the park on top of moving a busy buildings out of the corps, old growth part of the forest. the also be relocating some camping sites and establishing a shuttle. >> to the park in the future, it will be a more immersive and natural feeling experience
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where people will have the less congested a chance to really appreciate the grand tour of the forest. after 2 years of being close, they will reopen the park. >> 2 limited access this summer. this park has been an iconic flagship park. sarah bart with senator byron spawn a nonprofit that financially helps. the park says the 187 million given to the park by the legislature is not enough. we think it's going to cost at least 250 million dollars in additional funding to to put into place the infrastructure. the state parks is talking about. >> and if we want to see this park reopened fully, that's what it's going to take in terms of public funding. >> reporting in big basin, redwoods state park justin campbell kron. 4 news. >> all right. it a beautiful up there. it is back here. this weekend. if you've got any outdoor plans, john's got a forecast that will be i
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think you're liking job with temperatures. really mild hiking right. andrea hiking weather out there for sure know of none of those issues that came along with the 90's and triple digits as you're venturing outside up in lake tahoe this weekend. expect really cool temperatures 50's and 60's. >> really nice way to get up there. this is a live look from diamond peak and just absolutely beautiful. start to the memorial day weekend. radar shows you the cloud cover that we have sitting right across the bay area. skies will grow clear from time to time. but as of right now, a lot of us are under the great winds from the coastline pushing in today. and it is going to be a breezy one, especially in the solano county, the delta, seeing some of that cooler ocean breeze pushing in really helping our inland areas to stay nice, moderated and cool cold front going help to keep us cool in the long term to buy the long-term. i mean, today, tomorrow, sunday into monday, each of your next few days, all the way through the holiday weekend. looking great for any outdoor plans. you may have partly cloudy both today and on into tomorrow, too,
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could actually see a couple of sprinkles. and even snow flurries above 9,000 feet in the sierra come tomorrow into sunday, you have to really high to start seeing that snow fall, but don't be surprised if you run into a couple sprinkles around truckee in lake tahoe as well as right along the coastline here in the bay sunday is going to continue that cool trend as well. monday before we warm up after that, today's daytime hinhs comfortable but cool 50's and 60's at the coast. bring the sweaters. if you are heading out to the coastline over the weekend. well, temperatures elsewhere, mostly in the 60's 70's to low 80's. definitely great weather in palo alto at 76 san jose at 78 freeman. 75 livermore pleasanton dublin. also in the 70's today, oakland, berkeley, richmond, in the 60's for your highs. some low 80's in antioch, pittsburgh, in vacaville napa for bottle rocket. 79 today. really perfect festival. weather tomorrow sunday, monday, keeping the nice trend going before we do warm things up towards the middle of next week right john, thank you for
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that. let's get a look at your bridge today. it's been a light friday morning for sure. >> about 11 minutes to make it from the maze that fremont street exit 7 tail bridge as you're heading across 8.80, to one o one just under 15 minutes for your drive out of richmond heading across towards san rafale. look at that were about 9 minutes for you and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls about 25 minutes on this friday morning. >> 50's the time technology is making the process of making movies a lot easier. yeah. this morning's tech smart rich demuro gets firsthand experience on the set of the latest samanic movie. making movies is a complex process. but digital technology is speeding things along. >> today i'm letting my voice to the latest sonic movie to see how animation comes together. >> then time to say this, but i don't surely have a plan. >> in sonic the hedgehog 2 now on digital sonic wants to prove that he's a real hero. once a auto tune, it sounds
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great. my challenge to prove that i have what it takes to lend my voice to the movie. >> this is where movie magic is made. the iconic game of paramount pictures once inside. so many famous people have walked this law. i get a crash course. so this is where it happens. atr additional dialogue, replacement on the stand behind that microphone. watch this movie clip on the screen and sync up my voice to what you're seeing. digital equipment allows engineers to piece together movie clips faster than ever. i was surprised to learn that voice actors often do their roles even before animation is complete. and in this case from home, i was in my closet for part of >> you can do this from home in your closet. thank you for min skype in all of these new technologies. and and the sound engineers will eke out few from the first movie to this film. >> if there have been advancements now for my moment of truth, you'll hear 3 beeps and where the 4th imaginary before being in the rhythm of the where you speak.
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>> for us there were no match for me. i've there for and i have and i have no training at all yet. here i am ahead of you got that's got to be embarrassing for the first take. i found audio inside my headphones. distracting? okay. i have no training at all yet. here i am. i had a view that's got to be embarrassing in the end. paramount's movie magic brings it all together. praying for this my entire >> and i have no training at all yet. here i am. i had a view that's got to be embarrassing. okay. kind of sounds like me who did great for first time. he came right after that. 3rd before the 4th would be. >> some people they love get that right with >> see thanks to zoom. even actors can work from home in their jammies. what a fun movie to be a part of and i'm available for sonic 3 just saying i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart.
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pg and e says that there are nearly finished installing new safety settings in their power lines. >> the new settings span across 25,000 miles of line in p g service area. and once finished, the safety settings will automatically shut off power within one-tenth of a second. if a threat is detected like a tree branch
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falling onto a power line, for instance, the utility company is also working on other safety measures, too. those include burying about 10,000 miles of power lines underground. that project isn't expected to be finished, though, for several years. >> well, for your health, the fda is warning against a viral tiktok hack show it how to keep your avocados fresh for weeks, saying that it can breeze salmonella, other harmful bacteria. the hack involved submerging whole avocados and water and storing them in the fridge. keeping the from fresh inquiry for up to a month. but the fda says placing avocados and water actually provides the perfect opportunity for harmful bacteria to multiply. the agency says even disinfecting the avocado skin. prior to slicing it would not remove the contamination. coming up the next hour, the lawyers are going to the nba finals are going to hear what this means for the western conference champs and all week we've seen those gas prices higher and higher and higher, even reaching $7 a gallon spill.
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what will gas prices look like this memorial day weekend? kron four's will tran shows us a live report and bottle rockets back in napa valley. we'll tell you what you need to know before you go.
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>> from the area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at no. good morning. thank you so much for joining us here on the kron. 4 morning news. it is 09:00am on this friday.
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>> i'm james fletcher. we've got john standing by with a check of the forecast to kick off the hour, right? as we're heading into a holiday weekend. john, feel so good to say hopefully get a chance to get out there. enjoy the really nice weather we've got for it. we are looking at partly cloudy skies this morning. little gray over coit tower in san francisco. and you can see that cloudy blanket routing a lot of the bay area not to fear. we will see some brighter times around the corner. >> towards the afternoon, things will clear up. pretty nice temperatures right now 50's and 60's mild brentwood. you're at 64 degrees. san jose redwood city in palo alto at 61. while oakland, san mateo at 60 degrees currently winds are definitely a factor pushing in from the coastline and into the delta. keeping temperatures moderated all across the bay area. and we're staying this way throughout the next several days, talking about what to expect as we venture into the weekend. all still ahead, james. all right, john, thank you. quick check of the commute for you while look at this. a great right here at the bay bridge toll plaza friday. li

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