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traffic shows it completely different story. so you're back at it. everybody's coming back. and on a day where temperatures are jumping up just a little >> john, with our john. yeah, a little tease that tomorrow is real. he that gets here to kick off june. we are going to see temperatures a little bit warmer today. >> tomorrow back into the 90's for some of our inland areas. so only one day of the most intense heat just around the corner. as for the golden gate bridge, just sasha pass under it. you can see everything out there because we're off to a fog free start this morning. we'll continue to be that way throughout the day today. beautiful day. but fire danger is high because of some of the winds that we've got right now. temperatures are climbing. most of us still in the 50's but getting closer to the 60's and alameda that actually there for pittsburgh in brentwood. as i mentioned, winds are still a factor in for solano county. that is keeping you in a red flag warning through 08:00pm tonight. more details in your forecast to come rain. john, thank you for that. or i headed into the city this morning about a 17 minute drive to make it from the maze. >> to that fremont street exit. let's check on the san
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mateo bridge as you're heading across towards the peninsula. we've got some so it will be a little under 18 minutes to make it from as you're heading across 8.80, to one o one out of richmond heading across towards san rafale. you're looking at about a 40 minute drive traffic picking up and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the totals. 20 minutes on this tuesday morning. >> 81 is the time developing news. it has been one week since the mass shooting at an elementary school in uvalde, texas. and this morning law enforcement is under intense scrutiny over how they responded to that shooting. and newly uncovered 9-1-1, call suggest some children. >> could have been saved if police had acted sooner. robert sherman has that story. >> we will not relent until youvaldee recovers. >> we are texas and texans. are you not? >> texas governor greg abbott calling on texans across the state to pray for those families who lost loved ones at the robb elementary school
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shooting tuesday as the community works to recover the investigation into the law enforcement response intensifies. the department of justice announcing they will conduct a critical incident review to quote, identify lessons learned and best practices to help first responders prepare and respond to active shooter events. the investigation into what exactly happened led by the state of texas has been met with criticism due to a lack of public clarity and changing timelines. but texas dps now believes they have an accurate account of the shooting from start to finish. they say local law enforcement's decision to not breach the classroom door. the 18 year-old shooter was hiding behind and instead wait for backup was a mistake. the benefit of hindsight where i'm sitting now. >> and of course, it was about the right decision the wrong decision. variant. there's no no excuse for that. the department of justice's review was initiated by the mayor of uvalde and will be independently conducted. eliana alina jaramillo is a mother herself and says she wants the truth. whatever it
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may be. >> to see the light of day as more comes out. >> that's where anger comes in. because i know with me as a mother and it was my children in this school. there's nothing i would have kept me from going for neal rush. all he wants to make sure students return to school in the fall. >> feeling safe. >> i want the fear it will be before these kids go back to school. they're not afraid to go to school. >> that was robert sherman reporting. families will be beginning burying their loved one starting today. now the first of 2 funerals are going to be this morning. this week alone, funerals are planned for 11 children and armor garcia. >> happening today, students at thomas hart middle school in pleasanton are planning to walk out of classes in light of what happened in texas. and the students say that they're doing it to honor the victims of it. >> they also want to demand change in gun control laws. kron 4 sarah stinson is live in pleasanton with more. good morning, sara.
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>> that's right. live here at hart middle school where students will be walking out of the 3rd period. classrooms not only in honor of those 19 children killed in the 2 teachers killed, but also standing up against what's happening with guns asking rather demanding some type of change with gun reform. they want their voices heard and what better way than to talk to one of the organizers here this eye on a hudson. thank you so much for joining us. why plan this is such a good way to stand up, but what do you hope to get out of it? but we hope to get out of this is more control and guns. you know, 1986, there was a shooting in scotland. >> and after that shooting with a killed 15 students and another 16 injured and the uk actually ban handguns. and ever since then, there has been a school shooting. so we're hoping that the u.s. could take a little bite out of that and kind of learn would be like to maybe be without cuts for a little
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while. >> you have received nothing but support from your school. were you shocked when they were like, whoa, how can we help you? >> you know, absolutely, because i feel like, of course, they all care about what happens. but at another education is also the first priority. so, yeah, was really shocked to see that. you know, it was pretty interesting to see how they just jumped right on it and helping out and i receive so much support from everyone. yeah, this is been a very trying time. i mean, how do you feel? it's it's interesting for us as adults to hear from someone like you who's in school every day. >> how do you feel after the mass shooting in uvalde? no scared actually. >> because i'm scared that that'll be my school next week. that will be seminole school or maybe maybe because in schools. and i just know for facts that we are in a safer place unless there's more gun control. >> and so today you're walking out of class 3rd period. you know, you're asking some of your classmates, join us and then you guys are going to
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some speeches. what you guys going to say if we can get a little preview. >> you know, we're going to be more or less just talking about our feelings on the situation. we're going to involve statistics in and, you know, it's more or less just talking about how we feel and preaching about my preaching about the problems of this and telling them about saying of the family's lives will never be the same that their children that they lost and those 2 teachers were killed. >> and and how does it make you feel to actually do something? you know, a lot of us we hear about these mass shootings. we feel sad. we feel helpless. but you cited no, i'm actually going to do something put some action into place and how do you think that's going to feel? >> you know, i think it's going to feel extremely good because i'm so absolutely sick of hearing about these gun shootings that i know that a lot of my classmates are absolutely jaded because it's the new norm. and i'm so sick of that and i'm so excited. do something about it because i
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don't want this to happen to anyone else ever. again. >> if you could say one last thing to the adults watching the news right now as a kid, what would you like to say about this issue we have in our country. >> make a change. you have a lot more power that has kids. so make a change, that's awesome. thank you so much. she is incredibly intelligent. can't wait to see what you do in the future. but >> we're so excited. we got a little preview of that. again. they're walking out of the classroom this morning at 10, 15 and they are feeling powerful, feeling ready to stand up and make their voices heard. james can you believe? i can't believe she's amazing. yak. 2, incredible sometimes is the youngest among us that. >> lead the way. banks actually. thank you, sarah. thank you for that. sarah. >> well, happening tonight, multiple labor unions and educators throughout the bay area are going to be holding a vigil to honor the victims killed during recent mass shootings event. organizers say they want to pay respect to every victim of gun violence and their families.
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they're also calling on the government to take action to keep communities safe. the vigils tonight at 6 in front of san francisco city hall. president biden says he will continue to push for action on guns. biden believes he and congress have a responsibility to get something done to ensure mass shootings don't happen again. basil. john has the latest for us. >> good morning. on capitol hill, there's an effort to get gun legislation passed and the president and lawmakers say in needs to get done after visiting uvalde texas in paying respect to the victims in the robb elementary school shooting. president joe biden says the shootings need to stop. >> found. i think lot >> he's called on congress to take action and pass legislation that can make a difference and he hopes republicans will cooperate. i do think there's an opportunity right now to be
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able to pass something significant. connecticut democratic senator chris murphy told cbs's face the nation he is meeting with republicans to get legislation across the finish line. republicans are not willing to support everything that i support like banning assault weapons. but i really think that we can pass something that saves lives. murphy says red flag laws, background check, expansion and safe storage are some of the things on the table. we should have. and all of the above strategy. and that's ultimately the path to 60 votes. this isn't saying there's things we can do to stop it. on abc's this week, illinois republican congressman adam kinzinger believes the gun owners and supporters need to step up as a person that appreciates and believes in the second amendment. we have to be the ones putting for reasonable solutions to gun violence. kinzinger wants to raise the age to buy guns to 21 but does not think that will get enough bipartisan support. right now. i think we need to get there. eventually the bipartisan group of senators will meet this week to discuss what they can move forward with
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reporting in washington. i'm basil job. in the south bay. investigators are trying to figure out what went wrong. that caused a hang glider to crash at a park in milpitas. >> that accident killed a man and injured a woman kron four's. dan storm has more on what happened. >> a windy afternoon at at our llevan county park becomes deadly. santa clara county deputies responding to the scene in milpitas after report of a hang gliding accident. investigators say one man died and one woman was taken to the hospital. the victims relationship is unknown. this and >> especially on the holiday trial trying to have fun and end up losing your life. so doesn't get any worse than that. >> this park is a popular spot for the air sport. the usual winds and high hillsides make it ideal for launching off and then soaring into the air. authorities say the woman and the man crashed on the 2500 foot tall monument peak just before noon monday. the circumstances surrounding the accident are still unclear.
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but it is known that there are risks despite how rewarding the sport maybe and pretty interesting. and it looks like it would be fun, but i know i would not write its latest fatalities. statistics. the u.s. hang gliding and paragliding association reported just one hang gliding death in 2020 down from 4 deaths the previous year reporting in milpitas, dan thorn kron. 4 news. 8.11, is the time in the east bay. a shooting victim is recovering in the hospital this morning after being shot in oakland last night. >> it happened right before 06:00pm on east 12th street. that's right. near the fruitvale bart station. police haven't released any information about the gunman just yet, but let you know when they do. >> one person is dead and another one is at the hospital after being pulled out of the water yesterday off black sands beach in sausalito. well, the shelter, cove ocean rescue teams say they used a rescue boat and jet ski to find the victims. they say they were able to save one person from 15 to 20 foot
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waves. investigators have not identified either of the victims. still ahead of the kron, 4 morning news, california's primary election is right around the corner. we'll tell you where candidates stand right now. >> how voter turnout is coming along. and political signs stolen. politicians are looking for some answers as video shows someone ripping them down. >a and today warming up just a bit compared to yesterday. skies are obviously nice and clear out there which is going make for a nice day. but fire danger. big concern. the details in your forecast. >> a huge concern, john, as tomorrow. it's the start of the peak fire season and now we'll tell you how santa cruz and santa cruz mountains dodged a majo
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>> we're back at 8.15, the risk of fires as we know is going up here in the bay. area's temperatures are rising and we're getting deeper into summer. a lack of rain and the gusty winds make it easy for those fires to start on kron four's will tran is live in the south bay. he's been talking about that all morning. good morning. well, >> not windy right now, but the temperature is certainly climbing and will continue to climb and look over my right shoulder in front of a cal fire station. you can see that sign. it is moderate. i've seen it high fire danger in the past. but santa cruz, the south bay at this particular point classified as moderate.
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no red flag warning, but they dodged a major bullet over the weekend and not just this particular area, but let's face it. most of the bay area and most of california. now we've seen fires break out of the past several weeks, if not months, it was a fire in san ramon. we've seen many fires on highway 4 in next to pittsburgh, the santa cruz mountains. they have their own issues over the weekend. in fact, yesterday afternoon, the fire broke out in an area that was so remote that they actually had to bring in a helicopter. they threw everything that they possibly could at it. >> including a bulldozer. by the time it was over. fortunately, it was only one and a half acres. nobody was injured. no structure, not down or destroyed because of the fire, but this area is particularly sensitive because of what happened over the past several years. last year, a fire broke out that forced mass evacuations, particularly
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in the scotts valley area. so they're well aware that cal fire is also well aware. that's starting tomorrow through july. and let's face it. it is fire year, not fire season in california, but technically on the books starting tomorrow through july. it's the beginning of the peak fire season. we have already seen hundreds of fires across the state. fortunately, other than that orange county fire that we've covered over the past several weeks. other than that, there has not been a spectacular fire so far. but we know it's just a matter of time, especially with the dry conditions. low humidity. fortunately, it is not windy, but it just takes one spark, especially in a high what good area for that fire to go from ridge to ridge. so santa cruz, santa cruz mountains, scotts valley area, they most certainly dodged a major bullet over the weekend. >> just the truth, right? yes, thank you. will in his will
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said it doesn't take much land. we're seeing conditions on the high side for fire danger here with john. you're not going on our minds. we not to do the yard work in terms of trying to, you they are. but we've today. yeah, definitely not today. and especially not during the afternoon because that's what it's obviously the hottest. but humidity is also the lowest in. you're pairing that with what we learned is the biggest factor additions, which is the what results in those very fast growing fires, even if it's not necessarily the hottest day yesterday and today aren't the hottest days, but that doesn't mean you're out of the woods when it comes to that critical fire danger. the winds through the delta really resulting in that high fire danger through 08:00pm tonight. red flag warning for solano county as we know the santa cruz mountains just because you're not in a red flag warning doesn't mean you can see a fast growing fire. a santa cruz mountains have seen multiple in just the past couple years now, vacaville fairfield, that was peak, some of her windier areas. winds at the coastline is going to keep conditions out that direction,
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brisk and cool. if you are heading to the coast today are just out there. make sure to keep the jackets and sweaters handy elsewhere in the bay area. you won't want those later on today because it's going to be warm enough. you'll get the shorts and t-shirts back out. cold front to the north and west of us is about to be working its way in later this week. this is going to result in the big cool down just around the corner. so this roller coasters of ups and downs of temperatures that we saw last week continues this week from a cool weekend to our midweek spike that we're in the midst of now and especially into tomorrow, followed by that cold front rushing through towards thursday. cooling us off on into the weekend, back down into the 70's today. nice clear sunshine tomorrow. more that sunshine. great days to enjoy, of course, being wary of that fire danger that is critical today on into thursday. a little bit cooler. a few clouds passing overhead as that initial rush of cool air pushes into the bay. even cooler into the weekend. highs today in the 60's and 70's for 50's and 60's at the cool
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coastline. well, mild everywhere else, 70's to 80's across the bay shore, palo alto mountain view at 81 each south. bay temperatures also in the low 80's after yesterday's 70's and sharing a range of 70's to 80's across the east bay. oakland, really nice at 76 getting an antioch, pittsburgh, fairfield and vacaville each in the upper 80's. those same spots are expected to be in the low 90's tomorrow while most of us inland will hold on to the upper 80's for your wednesday thursday, we're cooling down and by friday and saturday. really nice and cool. saturday night into sunday bringing a chance of showers, reyna, something you that a 60 minute drive as you're traveling into the city this morning from the maze to that fremont street exit. so even busier today. >> and we were yesterday, the san mateo bridge. we have some high wind gusts about 17 minutes to make it as you're heading from 80 to one o one. let's check out. the richmond center fell bridge traveling at a richmond across towards sandra fell about 13 minutes lnd the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. not a 23 morning
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drive. well, memorial day is a time to pay our respects to the service men and women who gave their lives protecting our freedom kron four's ella sogomonian has a look at how memorial day was spent across the bay area. >> stars and stripes could be seen in most places on monday for memorial day commemorations all across the bay groups gathered in every corner of the region to pay their respects to the fallen service men and women. navy veteran brad craven joined in at the danville ceremony to remind us what the day is all about. you have to understand that the men and women who passed away and gave their lives >> and selfless service, i think is the biggest thing. and it's an honor remember that while we can letter grills and have good times of our families and be as free as we can is because of those men and women in mill valley was the first time in 3 years. parade went by along miller avenue.
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>> for this long standing tradition giving an opportunity for new generations to learn about the sacrifice. >> well, local dignitaries paid their respects at the san francisco presidio. >> for more than 30,000 service members are laid to rest. >> kron 4 anchor and navy veteran ken wayne led the event attended by house speaker nancy pelosi and u.s. senator alex padilla. >> well, that was ella sogomonian reporting for us. coming up on the kron 4 morning news. people in the east bay are coming together to help a navy veteran who lost. >> everything in a fire. we're going to tell you how they're helping him get back on his feet. and after the break, less than a week after san francisco's giants manager gabe kepler says he wasn't going to attend the national anthem before games. he decided to reverse course at least for one game in philadelphia will tell you why. i'm dan o'dowd and i approved this message.
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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? 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.
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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? 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.
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pop supergroup bts is headed to the white house and they are just there to have fun. the group is actually partnering up with unicef to launch a global anti violence campaign. >> the group is going to be meeting with president biden to talk about the rise in anti-asian hate crimes around the world. the discussion happens to be on the last day of aap i heritage month anti-asian hate crimes, as we know, have been up since the start of the pandemic, especially crimes against women and the elderly.
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>> giant manager gabe kepler attended the national anthem in philadelphia yesterday. last week. you might remember he said that he would not take the field during the anthem until he felt better about quote, the irection of the country. but in a blog post, kepler said, quote, well, i believe strongly in the right to protest and the importance of doing so also believes strongly in honoring and morning our country's service men and women who have fought and died for that right. >> we'll take a break here in a 26. coming up next on the kron 4 morning news. another covid surge is under way but positive cases aren't. the only thing that's climbing. we'll have a word from bay area doctors and they're warning. we'll be right back.
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i've lived in san francisco for 20 years. i'm raising my kids here. this city is now less safe for all of us.
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chesa boudin is failing to hold repeat offenders accountable. he prosecuted zero fentanyl drug dealing cases, even though nearly 500 people have died of overdoses. i'm voting yes on h to recall chesa boudin now. we can't wait one more day when people are dying on our streets. we are back 8.30, is the time. and we're taking a quick live look outside here at the airport as we ponder the weather on able there delays certainly isn't because of the weather. let's check in to that. yeah. of other issues going on with covid. john, you've been tracking the forecast. >> yeah, it's definitely not the weather interrupting anything today. aside from the very high fire danger. everything else is pretty
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cooperative. you've got good visibility out. their golden gate bridge looks nice and clear. >> as you are seeing elsewhere % along the coastline at all the way inland temperatures, not all that bad. we were in the 40's to start the morning for a lot of us now. you're about the only spot still hanging on to those 40's elsewhere. it's 50's to 60's with alameda at a nice 61 already nevado at 63. we do warm things up a few degrees this afternoon and nds through the delta does make for another day of red flag warnings in areas like solano county and another jacket where the day along the coastline elsewhere, some really nice weather talking more details about it. still ahead. great, john. thank you for that. he will traffic back to where we want her. we had a break yesterday. it's a lot of people are often at home. >> about 17 minutes to make it from the maze to that fremont street exit. let's take on the san mateo bridge. we'll have some high winds there. a little under 18 minutes to make your way 80 across towards one o one. our richmond center fell bridge, although not as busy as the other bridges. still a little slow, 13 minute drive as
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you're heading across to we're sandra fell for richmond and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the toes about 25 minutes on this tuesday morning. >> well, california's primary election news just about a week from today and some candidates running for city office seats in san jose are getting their campaigns disrupted. they say their signs are being stolen off of people's yards. we have some cell phone video here showing someone taking an election sign from at my hands. a campaign headquarters right out in front. he's running to become san jose's next mayor. and he's not the only candidate dealing with this either rwanda bolena and van le say that hundreds of their election signs have also been torn down. both are running for san jose city council seats. >> the intimidation that comes into play when somebody is tearing down other people's lawn signs is is just unacceptable. there's no place for that in our democracy. you can tell this is not an accident when the metal that holds the sides up is all working distorted. >> yeah, people vandalizing
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the signs are actually confusing. some voters who are sure if the candidate that was on the sign is dropped out or not. all the candidates who've been impacted by this vandalism say no, they're not dropping out. and this act of vandalism won't deter their campaign. >> and the east bay conquers vice mayor laura hofmeister is speaking out after she was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence last week. well, in a statement, she said, quote, i'm extremely disappointed in myself. i'm deeply sorry and my lack of judgment. i sincerely apologize to the residents of concord in clayton, my colleagues, my family and friends, unquote. >> well, the san francisco district attorney's office is suing a vallejo man accused of illegally catching hundreds of dungeness crabs in a marine protected area. so the state department of fish and wildlife investigators say they found more than 90 crab traps at the north fairlawn island state marine reserve. that's a big no, no. they trace those tracks back to a man by the name of tammy van tran. investigators confiscated those traps and released more than 250
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dungeness crabs back into the ocean. the san francisco district attorney's office also suing the man. and so we'll see what happens with that as they continue to follow that story. meanwhile, san francisco seeing another round of covid surges. and it's not just case rates climb th'se case where climate. we're also saying. >> the hospitalizations to kron four's dan kerman has that story for us. >> cases of covid-19 are surging again with an average of 500 new cases a day, at least those are the ones being reported. also, 98 people are in the hospital more than double where we were a month ago that 2 main groups said seen the hospital right now. the bigger group is those that are unvaccinated. >> the second group is an older group was not received any worse ers. and of course, always, a few immunocompromised medical experts say that increase could continue following the memorial day weekend. >> they're not all that worried while there has been an uptick in hospitalizations,
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these patients you know, not ending up by and large. an icy is and certainly aren't dying so they can to get cut off at the at the hospitals and and which may well be a testament to some of the newer antiviral therapies like a like paxlovid. doctors say what is clear is that covid is not going away anytime soon. >> there's way too much of this virus around. it's replicating way too frequently. it's not going to go away. we're not going to be able to put this back in the box or returning to pre-covid world is not a happened and think. but medical experts say that doesn't mean retreating to your home in closing the door. >> they say it means assessing your risk each day and taking steps to prevent infection and serious disease. number one is to get up to date on including blue, says if you're eligible, need a vaccine kids. number 2 is to carry a high quality mask around with you. you bring it out when you feel that it's a risky situation.
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indoors pull ventilation. a lot of people. number 3 is the use diagnostic tests. smart. >> dan kerman kron. 4 news. well, the city of san jose is extending the deadline to apply for a city program that provides grants to support small businesses that are recovering from the pandemic. san jose business owners who were unable to pay business run any time between march 24th 2020 in august, 1920. 21 may be eligible for a grant ranging from 5,000 to $15,000. officials with the city's office of economic development say these grants are for outstanding rent and for utility debts related to covid-19. the money comes from the federal american rescue plan act funds and they are to provide up to 300 grants to small businesses, companies or enterprises. >> new shipments of baby formula are arriving in the u.s. after weeks of shortages across the country, a french company is vowing to send half a million cans of specialized
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medical formula, which is the equivalent of about 5 million bottles of formula for babies that are allergic to cow's milk and certain animal proteins. other shipments are also coming from australia, the largest baby formula manufacturer here in the country has been shut down for months after suspected contamination was discovered by the fda abbott. nutrition says it expects to reopen its michigan plant later this week, but it's going to take them weeks to ramp up and get that formula back on store shelves. in the east bay. members of the livermore community are coming together and chipping in to help a navy veteran who lost his home and most of his possessions in a fire. we always love stories with happy endings. 67 year-old runner weber and his dog buddy. >> they managed to make it out of their rv, but it was destroyed. now people he never knew are helping him. crawford's amanda hari has the story. >> its like nothing you can imagine. this is what 67 year-old navy veteran ronald webber's home looks like now black and melted destroyed by
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fire. still hasn't hit me. his rv was parked outside the lowe's on first street in livermore. when weber turned it on, there was a popping noise and smoke and flames. duane woods was leaving lows on friday around one in the afternoon when he saw firefighters putting out the rv fire on anybody. >> they got out through the driver's door. he he's lost everything. woods lives nearby. he hadn't met weber yet, but he knew of him and i would see him take his star buddy. i'm out for a walk. i asked weber what is going to miss most family pictures, but charts. what people are doing. we actually had a motorhome donated. this is weber and buddies. new motor home. the people that donated it want to remain anonymous. but before hearing weber story, they were going to sell it for $10,000.
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i was >> more room for buddy to move around. yeah. would be too bad. it was and put would be one today. where would you be the >> and that's what i want to be in livermore. amanda hari kron, 4 news. >> still ahead on the kron 4 morning news. hundreds of flights were canceled over the holiday weekend. why experts say airlines are popping the ball as summer travel picks up. and several california veterans honor fallen troops at the tomb of the unknown soldier. we have those sights and sounds after the break. and today looking great. so far we've got some sunshine. it is chilly. temperatures are starting to rise under the sunshine now. >> it's going to take us a little warmer than yesterday. 70's 80's and even warmer
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>> concord police arrested someone with this stash of guns and drugs. they say they fornd someone in the parking lot of >> a motel with more than 100 xanax pills, as well as half an ounce of suspected fentanyl powder. they also found a couple of replica pistols and a real glock. well, police say k 9 officer max, help them find the pistol. now the person was booked on gun and drug charges. meanwhile, former biotech entrepreneur elizabeth holmes has asked the
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judge now to overturn her convictions on wire fraud charges. >> in a 24 page filing, her lawyer said that the evidence provided during the trial did not justify a guilty verdict. holmes is expected to be sentenced in late september with each of the charges she's been convicted of carrying a maximum prison term of 20 years. she's also been fined a quarter of a million dollars. in the meantime, the trial for former partner and boyfriend sunny balwani is postponed now until june 7. we'll take a break. it is 8.42. we'll be right back.
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>> it was a messy start of the opening of summer air travel season. yeah, i know thousands of flights were canceled. thousands more delayed over the memorial day weekend. delta had the highest number of kron four's. rob nesbitt tells us why. >> the majority of flights canceled this holiday weekend where delta flights, experts say the airline dropped the ball when it came to planning their flight schedules of the thousands of cancellations flashing across flight boards this weekend. most had delta next to them. >> the airline's chief customer experience officer said in a statement sunday that various factors contributed bad weather, vendor staffing and increased covid rates. travel industry analyst atmosphere research group henry harteveldt says the airline should have scaled back its flight schedule prior to memorial day weekend. delta this weekend paid the price. >> they didn't have enough pilots. they didn't have enough other employees and
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they had to cancel a lot of their flights and delayed more. according to velde. other major airlines realize they have been too aggressive with scheduling ahead of time, reducing flights from may to august. delta announced on its website that it will reduce service by 100 daily departures from july to august. and i think that's responsible for delta. i think it will allow the airline to operate the flights that his schedule and hopefully avoid situations like we've seen this weekend as more people start to travel again and airline try to make up for lost profits during the pandemic. the experts say you need to pack your patience. clint henderson with the travel website. the points guy says to expect more flight delays and cancellations this summer and to be your own advocate. know what other airlines are operating your route. so if one carriers having a meltdown, >> you are armed. and you can say to that airline look, put me on the american airlines flight. i know that's leaving around the same time that the delta flight was leaving. now the airlines are scaling back their flight schedules this
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summer. it's important that you check and double check your flight status. timing and connecting flights before leaving for the airport. reporting at sfo. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> ok, well, let's find out what it's going to be like if you're going to be out and about maybe at the airport elsewhere around the back here at home. lot of people outside today, much more than we saw yesterday and no doubt, john. yeah, definitely a lot of people out there yesterday and today if you get a chance to go for it, it's going to be really nice, of course, considering fire danger does remain high. >> your view outside in the east bay? it's crystal clear. we're looking at another fog free morning. but without that moisture comes some really dry air in inland that pairing of dry, windy and warm weather continues. a red flag warning for solano county as well as out to the central valley through 08:00pm. tonight that was peak sonoma, calistoga vacaville as well as fairfield. some of our windiest spots this morning and some of our highest fire danger areas as well at the coast. you'll also be windy and that pairing of cool windy conditions does mean jacket
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worthy and sweater or the conditions along the coast. elsewhere in ehe bay area. you really won't want to worry about the jacket so much, especially not this afternoon as we are warming things up a bit compared to yesterday. that changes, though. you see that cold front sitting north of the high pressure ridge that's currently keeping us warm. well, that's about to slide through cooling things down, starting on thursday. so today and tomorrow are easily the hottest of the forecast tomorrow. we'll be seeing highs inching into the 90's for parts of solano county. well, after that thursday, we dip right back down into the low 80's in our warmest and further cooling into the weekend. back down into the 70's. as for today, though, not the hottest day, but warming up temperatures in the 60's to 70's for san francisco. 50 60's at the coast are cooler spots. well, 70's to 80's along the bay shore. burlingame, really nice at 74 foster city. a great one at 76 south bay numbers out of the 70's where you were yesterday and back into the low 80's today. it will be much the same for the tri valley through concord and walnut creek. well, oakland
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and berkeley in the mid 70's, really nice afternoon for you. nearing 90 for pittsburgh fairfield and vacaville tomorrow will be getting to the low 90's in each of those spots. here's a look ahead of next 7 days. so tomorrow is the hottest one will dip down a bit on thursday and then really take the dep into friday saturday and sunday. that's when will only be in the 70's for your warmest of highs and believe it or not. your first weekend of june actually is coming along with the chance of much-needed showers that will arrive saturday into early sunday rain. tom, thank you for that day. heading into the city this morning about 16 minutes to make it from the maze. >> to that fremont street exit. let's check on the san mateo bridge as reading across towards the peninsula. now that down to under 16 minutes to make that drive. let's check on a richmond center fell bridge as you're heading out of richmond across the world. sandra fell about 13 minutes and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. it's going to take about 25 minutes on this tuesday morning. >> 8.49 is the time memorial day has come and gone. but
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paying our respects for all those who have served is a year-long commitment. yeah. exactly. that's why a group of northern california veterans presented a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at arlington national cemetery. >> on
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>> 8.54 is the time and a reminder if you are still hoping to see the warriors play the celtics in game one at the chase center. this coming thursday. well, if you haven't looked at prices yet, brace yourself, you're going to dig pretty deep because of the cheapest price. just to get in the door right around $800. these are as of ticket prices for thursday's game upper-level seats in section 2.13. that's what's going for 8.61 right now. some of the most expensive tickets right down at courtside. they're going as high or at least the asking price is going as high as $86,000 for those via ap courtside seats. will they get that? that's the other question. but at least that's what the asking prices for some of the most expensive to somebody's salary out no kidding. it's benson. they will. every dog has their day,
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especially those dogs. >> in barcelona, the seaside village of el not to host a paddle surf race with their dogs. so the name of the game is to have those dogs sit patiently on the board while their human companions. pavel on the surfboard almost a mile. it might seem simple, but a dog's natural instinct would be to jump in the water. so the goals for them to stay. still the slow sting took about 20 minutes to complete the rays. the quickest seem took about 10 minutes of i was out there, james, probably take me an hour and a hit. >> and i'd fall into the water countless people live, jack they will coming up on the kron 4 morning news after the tragic mass shooting uvalde, texas. while makers on capitol hill are efforting push on gun reform. why they say it's their responsibility to do something. plus, students in the bay area are getting ready for a walk out in light of the texas mass shooting. why they say it is another reason to reform the country's gun laws will be right back.
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for state controller, only yiu will save taxpayers money. wait, who, me?
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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. >> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at no. >> good morning. it is 09:00am here on this final day of may. it is tuesday. the 31st. i'm james fletcher, thank you for joining us this morning. let's find out from john in the
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weather center. what kind of day we can expect as john? a lot of folks head back to work after a holiday weekend. good morning. yeah, monday for a lot in which case weather is cooperating in making this hopefully a smooth monday for ya. technically alcatraz looking really good out there sitting under all that sunshine that's peering into the bay this morning. you've got that all the way up to the coastline, too. so great day to be venturing outside. if you didn't get the chance to today have a little free time today. go ahead and do it right with your first spot at 70 degrees. a lot of 60's on the map now. fairfield pittsburgh at 65 degrees. fire danger is high, though. and part of the reason for that is some really windy conditions paired with warmth and dry conditions this afternoon meeting solano county. you're still under red flag warning of more details about that. still to come. first, though, a hot spot on highway. 24, let's get to this. we're seeing a major backup forming behind what is now a road closure on 24 westbound because of a traffic collision with injuries. now this is

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