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>> is the fact that we do have a couple of light. sprinkles are ready to start this morning. and it's not just the normal missed that we saw with the fog that is still hanging out for parts of the bay area. rather, some monsoonal moisture from the south, which is pushing up our direction and resulting in these light showers that were mostly just seeing in the higher terrain between sonoma and napa counties. as you're crossing from sonoma on over towards the napa valley is where we're seeing some of those lighter showers. couple of pockets of heavy rainfall sitting just south of point rays that are set to move their way northward up into marion county. and if you notice south of gilroy, we also have some showers down there. as you head towards hollister and salinas along one o one. those showers will move a little bit further northward up towards gilroy over the next few minutes. as for current temperatures, it's 50's to low 60's out there. light jacket kind of stuff this morning. hardly even need the jacket. really as we move into the afternoon, things should clear up really nicely. i'll talk more about that. still to come tom, thank you for that. ok, let's get a look at your
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traffic this morning. timid a ride into the city so that fremont street exit. >> 70 oh, bridge 80 to one o one just under 14 minutes. the richmond sandra fell commute about a 9 minute ride at a richmond and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. 20 minutes on this monday morning. >> 6 o'clock right now and monkeypox is now considered a local public health emergency in san francisco. you have a city made that declaration at midnight and it's supposed to help streamline its response to the virus, including the city's plan to roll out vaccines. kron four's camila barco is live in san francisco with the latest. camilla, good morning. >> and good morning, guys. yeah. today people have another shot at getting the monkey pox vaccine here at sf general hospital. we were here at 5 o'clock this morning and people were already in line. and i just want to point out that it is 6 o'clock this morning and now the line it has wrapped around the hospital. people as we're talking are still getting in line to get this vaccine.
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here's video of earlier this morning about an hour ago where the line stood and then and people are just coming here because last week the hospital had to turn people away because there wasn't enough vaccines that today the hospital is reopening their walk-in clinic just as they've received more doses. local health officials say that san francisco has received 4,220 monkeypox vaccines. and those are going to be distributed to clinics throughout the city, including here at sf general hospital officials say that they'll give out a limited number of doses each day until they right now. and as dorian reyna pointed out, this comes as san francisco has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. that declaration goes is in effect today. it allows the city to prepare and dedicate resources to prevent the spread. the decoration will help mobilize city resources, accelerate emergency planning and raise awareness throughout the city about how to stop the spread.
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mayor london breed says the department of public health has requested 35,000 vaccines that happened a few weeks ago. but she says that they've received only a 3rd of that. and i reyna back out here live again. i want to point out that as we're talking more and more people are lining up to get the vaccine. the clinic actually opens at 8 o'clock this morning. so 2 more hours to go. it is unclear as to how many doses the hospital here is going to give out today. but if you are looking to get the monkeypox vaccine, i would suggest coming out here now. >> the line is wrapped around the hospital. the hospital does say that they will keep clinic open until noon, but that all depends as to how many vaccines they will distribute. i'll send it back to you guys. you can see d. the question is, will there be enough vaccines? and the answer so far has been no exactly good question. there. >> all right. well, we're talking about the most recent monkeypox cases in the bay area because as of friday. >> san francisco had 205
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cases. alameda county has the second most with 58 followed by santa clara county with 46, california is nearing 800 monkeypox cases right now. the state is ranked second to new york for the highest positivity rate of monkeypox in the country nationally there just under 5200 confirmed cases. despite the spread of monkeypox, the annual dore alley festival went on kron 4 taylor bisacky has more. >> several streets shut down in san francisco on sunday for the annual up your alley. leather and fetish fair. also known as gory alley, which draws thousands of people. the event comes after the city just declared a public health emergency for monkeypox as the virus continues. spreading think that that risk is not 0. and i think if people are smart and know how monkeypox does spread, they can avoid it. infectious disease specialist at ucsf doctor peter chin-hong says the risk of contracting the virus at events like dory ali is very
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low. however, that risk increases based on intimate interactions with others, prolonged skin to skin contact and possibly through transmission, although skin to skin contact, it's a mean thing. so that's large in terms of like. >> a medium that will be, you know. >> prolonged a kissing up through saliva, but it requires hours by itself, giving a high-five shaking somebody's time, you know, is not going to result in transmission. right now, monkeypox is predominantly spreading among and bisexual men. >> a large group that attends the fair event. organizers say they're working with the city's public health department to provide on site outreach and education. despite precautions, doctor chin-hong expects to see more cases after this weekend. us. i expect a lot of activity next week in terms of the 90 pox is not confined to the and trans community and other large events can also pose
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risks. doctor chin-hong says it's less about the events themselves and more so about the activity that takes place afterwards. and san francisco taylor bisacky kron, 4 news and the south bay. it was a violent weekend in san jose. 2 men was shot and another man was found. >> dead inside a burning car kron four's gayle ong has the details. >> then as a police blocked off the area on barker road and camera still dry for much of the day sunday. police say officers responded to reports of a shooting just before 04:00am of things that happened here. jesus woke up to the gunshots, at least 12 15. was visiting his parents who live nearby and described neighborhood as family friendly. according to san jose police, one man took himself to the hospital. another man has life-threatening injuries about 2 miles away. police responded to a separate incident. investigators remain at the scene of a suspicious car fire in the area. homeowner and bernard avenues. police say around 05:47am, in the morning, a man was found
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dead inside a vehicle. detectives spent hours canvassing the area looking for clues. anyone with information regarding either of these incidents is asked to contact police reporting from san jose del on. >> kron 4 news 6, 0, 6, in the east bay. 3 people are in the hospital right now because they were shot. >> at oakland tech high school, it happened at a youth football game around one in the afternoon. yesterday, 2 adults and one minor were wounded listed in stable condition right now. police are still investigating what led up to the shooting and nobody's been arrested. meantime, in san leandro, there was a shooting on the freeway and 2 people were hurt. this happened saturday night. the shooting was on the highway, the northbound lanes of interstate 80 near the marina boulevard off-ramp. and it was 2 cars shooting at each other was a dodge durango and a green to a camry. police say were shooting at each other. 2 victims were in the dodge durango, both suffering gunshot wounds. that once of the camera, though they
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actually got out of their car, left it on the side of the freeway and ran away then got there they're still investigating what led up to this oakland hometown hero nba legend bill russell died sunday at the age of 88 russell leaves behind a huge >> imprint on the court and the world as a civil rights activists kron four's amanda hari has how they p bay area. people are remembering the legend. although russell didn't play professionally for a bay area team, he grew up here and won 2 ncaa championships at the university of san francisco. the warriors front office released a statement describing him as one of the sport's ultimate winners. rest easy. bill russell champion pioneer legit. >> bill russell's alma mater tweeted that simple statement after russells family posted the news to social media. >> he died at the age of 88. his wife, janine, was by his side. this news is hitting the bay area, especially hard. he grew up here and won multiple
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state titles at mcclymonds high school in oakland. the school's current principal, jeffrey taylor said, quote, bill russell was not only an nba legend. he was a mcclymonds high school legend from his time here leading the warriors on the basketball court and in the classroom. 2 more recent times when he would come back to visit his alma mater and share his wisdom with our current students. he was always the personification of class dignity and inspiration. mcclymonds family mourns the loss of bill russell and send our heartfelt condolences to his family and friends from there. he went to the university of san francisco where he led the dons to 2 ncaa championships. the school's only championships he went on to play for the boston celtics winning 11 nba championships. but in a statement from the warriors, they say he was more than just a basketball, great. but while the accolades on the court were immense, it was his overall impact as a pioneer on
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multiple levels that will leave the greatest legacy from his iconic life and career warriors. head coach steve kerr echoed that sentiment goes. life meant so much more than just his exploits on the court. as we all know, russell was in his quest to. >> to ask for and to demand social for african-american people around this country around the world. it was for his work on and off the court that president barack obama awarded him the presidential medal of freedom in 2011. >> president obama released a statement saying he was a civil rights trailblazer. >> marching with doctor king and standing with muhammad ali for decades. bill endured insults and vandalism, but never let it stop him from speaking up for what's right. i learned so much from the way he played the way he coached and the way he lived his life. michelle and i send our love to bill's family and everyone
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who admired him. president joe biden summed up his statement on russell with bill russell is one of the greatest athletes in our history and all-time champion of champions and a good man and a great american who did everything he could to deliver the promise of america for all americans. >> russell's family says it will be arrangements for a memorial service. the details are expected soon in the newsroom. amanda harry kron, 4 news. >> well, still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news, a walnut creek woman facing multiple charges for a deadly crash. we're going to tell you how it all happened. and after the break, democrats are trying to pass a new bill. mary president joe biden's build back better bill. we have a public and say the proposal will make inflation continue to rise. don. >> and we are seeing some monsoonal moisture popping up in the form of thunderstorm activity and light showers across the region. this cell right hert with the deep red and orange sitting just south of bodega bay as about to be working its way further northward on towards portions
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>> storm created a big mess in parts of socal yet heavy rain came down their big beer causing mudslides along highway 38 carson recreational
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vehicles got stuck in the mud there. the california highway patrol says it's going to need the whole day to clean up that area. the highway 38 is close between force falls and lee williams. if you're going up there, chp is asking those in the area to avoid the highway while cleanup is under way, they got that really narrow road. if you're trying to head up towards big bear. so i know that's causing a lot of mess all have. so we'll take some of that, everyone, all of the mudslide will take some breaks. so danielle share his on like a crazy to look and that's the thing these thunderstorms that have been popping up, especially for southern california will dump all that rainfall in one little spot in too much rainfall, whereas we'd love to see it just spread out for the rest of us. an area mile away from. they're probably not seeing much of anything at all. >> now, your view outside right here in san jose looking a little gray. we've got her own dose of thunderstorm activity right here in the bay area this morning. that same monsoonal moisture that resulted in that strong thunderstorm across big bear just above l a starting to
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work its way our direction and just south of the bay area. this line of showers right here approaching gilroy as we speak. we also have this cell right here which is sitting just south of point, raise working its way northward. and there you go. your first lightning to strike detected from that one. we've likely seen lightning already. just not having been detected yet as its offshore, but about to work its way on into point, raise this upper elevation area between sonoma valley and napa valley. also seeing some light to moderate rainfall this morning. little bit of good news coming out of the sierra nevada. containment is growing on the oak fire and less and less smoke being put up from that blaze. that means an improvement in our air quality, at least as far as that goes, we're still scorching hot inland bakersfield in reading the next couple of days reaching the triple digits and where in the meantime, mostly only in the 80's here in the bay area are very warmest. can see those spots of shower activity likely this morning. i'll keep you updated on that as we move into the latter part of the
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day, though, afternoon hours will be much calmer with clearing skies. monsoonal moisture really exiting the picture. and after today, this is set to be a dry forecast. pretty familiar staff as it's going to feel a lot like we did last week. as for today, it's 60's at the coast. 70's along the bay shore. pacifica, cool 63 while burlingame at 78 degrees. also some upper 70's down towards palo alto and mountain view, low 80's and saying carlos in redwood city temperatures in the south bay, mostly also in the low 80's san jose. 83 today fremont right to 80 degrees. union city oakland up to richmond all in the 70's, danville in antioch are only to low 90's on the map. so not a lot of us getting quite up there. santa rosa, right at 80 degrees today. tomorrow's temperatures a lot like today's. we do see a temperature spike only briefly on wednesday and thursday taking our inland spots back into the 90's. before we cool things back down into next weekend. bayside and coastal areas, not a whole lot of movements. you remain in the 60's and 70's
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just as you did last week john, thank you that. or i a 2 minute ride maze to that fremont street exit headed into the city across the bay bridge. >> san mateo bridge about 40 minutes, a 80 to one o one. richmond, sandra fell 9 minutes as you head out to richmond and the golden gate bridge. 37 to that holds about 20 minutes. well, governor gavin newsom unveiled a plan to build a tunnel that would actually divert rainwater from northern all the way to southern california. the project calls for a 45 mile underground tunnel. it would feed into california's main aqueduct now would have to remove 71 buildings in northern california in order to build it. some environmentalists are worried, it could hurt the population of endangered salmon. the project is expected to cost at least 60 billion dollars in crews are supposed to break ground in 2028. free money this morning. gas prices have been falling steadily in the past month and a half. >> and in california, we're seeing now are averaging now 5.61 a gallon, which is $0.13
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less. then we were paying a week ago and the bay area is no different prices coming down a little bit there, too, or here, too. you can see a san francisco is still paying the most with 5.70, the average for a gallon and napa's 5.38. and in oakland and san jose. they're just a penny of part 5, 62 5.63 a gallon on average. >> 6.19, is the time and you might not hear the ice cream truck driving through your neighborhood this summer. that's because apparently they're losing business, too. food trucks and delivery apps. the dairy association says 84% of americans prefer store bought ice cream. >> 2 stuff that you know, can get off the streets. >> and so maybe the food trucks are headed for greener pastures, like, you know, big events or special catering events, that kind of thing where they can get more customers at once in a local ice can trust like on. is the
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astro pop. love pop. >> 6.19, right now, senate democrats are hoping to bring their inflation reduction bill to the floor for a vote this week. but it does not have republican support because they feel it's going make the economy worse. you have anna wiernicki live with the latest. good morning, anna. good morning. well, democratic senator joe manchin appeared on all 5 major political talk shows sunday morning. >> touting the deal that he reached with senate majority leader chuck schumer and really brushing aside comments from republicans who say the bill will actually raise prices. >> west virginia democratic senator joe manchin. it took to the national cable airwaves sunday morning to push democrats new climate and tax deal. it's not a democrat. bill is not a republican bill. the bill called the inflation reduction act is a slimmed down version of president biden's 3 trillion dollar bill back better bill that fell apart last year after manchin said he didn't support it.
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we've taken 3.5 trillion of spending down to 400 billion of investing. the new bill includes nearly 370 billion dollars in energy and climate spending. 300 billion in deficit reduction. it extends subsidies for affordable care act. premiums for 3 years allows medicare to negotiate the price of prescription drugs and imposes a 15% corporate minimum tax on the nation's largest corporations. all of this spending isn't necessary and goings at surveyed inflation. but republicans, including pennsylvania senator pat toomey say the tax proposals included in the democrats bill would do more harm than good. they're also not taking into account how much our economy will slow down from this big corporate tax increase that will mostly hurt manufacturing and domestic investment. democrats are hoping to pass the bill through reconciliation, which means they would only need the support from all 50 democrats in the senate, including arizona senator kyrsten sinema, who has not said if
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she backs the bill, hopefully she will be positive about it. but, >> you know, shoemaker decision. i respect that. >> the senate will return back here to washington later today for one week before the break for august recess. for now live in washington. i'm anna wiernicki. back to you. thank you, anna. and after the break, can we all just get along? elon musk is now countersuing twitter. what we can look for in a trial that's expected to start in october. >> we'll be right back after >> we'll be right back after the break. i'm bringing back my spicy chicken strips. while i'm at it, my most popular former employee, mark hamill. well, what's my motivation? to not get fired again... i can work with that. actors! spicy chicken strips and me, mark hamill, back for a limited time.
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>> 6.24. and now the latest twist in the fight over twitter. elon musk has now filed a counter suit against twitter. we don't know exactly what's in that suit, but we do know when he abandoned the takeover deal. musk blamed twitter for breaching the agreement by misrepresenting the number of fake accounts on its platform. twitter promptly filed a lawsuit saying musk is legally bound by the contract to give them 44 billion bucks and take over the company. the competing lawsuits go to court in october. >> sure in the it's not the sun up in the sky. some of god.
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>> well, the nation is mourning another fallen star actress michelle nichols passed away at the age of 89 nichols broke barriers for black women in hollywood as star tracked lieutenant ahora during the 60's. the trailblazer also broke racial stereotypes during that time. she is widely known for participating in one of the first interracial kisses on us television. nichols died saturday of natural causes. and little mermaid fans are mourning the loss of pet carol. the emmy award-winning comedian played the voice of earth's a lot of the sea, which in the little mermaid. >> the family says she passed away yesterday. the 95 year-old was born in shreveport, louisiana, but moved to la when she was just 5. it's 6.26. and coming up on the kron 4 morning news next. palo alto residents are pushing back against the plan to host the homeless in the parking lot of a church. >> and just ahead monkeypox is
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>> 6.29 right now we're checking out the weather for you on a monday morning. the first day of august. i don't if that means change is hitting some new goals. you know, i think for this month,
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a lot 20 healthy. so they do in salads and fruits. john, you've got some goals whether goes that every but for of but hey, we'll try again in august of it is nice out there. and we're starting the month with, i think mother nature trying to hit a goal of giving us at least a little bit of moisture because >> we are seeing a couple of sprinkles across the bay area this morning. this is center tower above the low grade that we're seeing in san francisco. we've had one lightning strike detected just offshore point rays. this little area rainfall about to work its way onshore up into point, raise itself. we're seeing often on light showers for parts of the east bay stretching up in the mountains between sonoma and napa and then also some light showers now arriving in gilroy. so fairly active morning, actually, current temperatures in the 50's to 60's with oakland, alameda, redwood city and fremont each right at 60 degrees. san francisco on timber on all in the 50's, right. john, thank you for that. ok, heading into the city this morning. let's get a look at the bay bridge.
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10 minute drive, mister, that freeman street exit. >> 70. oh, bridge. 13 minute drive 80 to one o one. the richmond sandra fell commute just under 9 as you head out of richmond and we want to be a bridge. 37 to the tolls 20 minutes on this monday morning. >> time now 6.30, and san francisco is sounding the alarm over monkeypox. the virus is now considered a local public health emergency the city declared the virus a public health emergency just to try to speed up and improve the response. you have camila barco live in san francisco with the latest. good morning. camila. >> good morning, guys. yes, san francisco has been trying to get more monkeypox vaccines come this way. they say that they need more than they are getting. and today here at sf general hospital, there is a clinic where people can get the monkeypox vaccines. and i just want to point out that excuse me, the clinic does not even start for a few hours and already the line, as you can see over here is wrapped around the hospital. and as we're talking right now, more
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and more people are getting in line to get the monkeypox vaccine. now some people who are in line may get it. >> some people may not. this is what happened last week people were in mind and hospital had to turn away people because there wasn't enough vaccines. this is a on your screen right now how it's like here at sf general hospital today. they are reopening their walk-in clinic just says they've received more doses. local health officials say that the city has received 4,220 monkeypox vaccine cent. those are going to be distributed to clinics throughout the city, including here at sf general hospital. they say that they'll give out a limited number of doses each day until they run out. they didn't say the exact number, however, and this comes as san francisco has declared monkeypox a public health emergency. that decoration is in effect. it starts today which allows the city to prepare and dedicate resources
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to prevent the spread. this will help mobilize city resources, accelerate emergency planning and also raise awareness about how to stop the spread. now, mayor london breed says the department of public health requested 35,000 vaccines a few weeks ago, but they received only a 3rd of that. and back out here live dire. like i said, the clinic doesn't start for a few hours. people are already in line. the clinic starts at 8 o'clock this morning. they say they will keep it open until noon. but of course, that all depends on a number of vaccines that they are able to distribute. again. we don't know how many they are able to >> shots. they are able to get this morning. but we know that there is only a limited amount. i'll send it back to you guys. >> all right. thank you. camila 6.33. right now. and in the east bay, a woman faces dui charges for running over 2 people in walnut creek killing one. and that crash happened early saturday morning as the bars are getting ready to close. you have kron four's fully to call with an update
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on that. >> speed and intoxicated driver and a narrow roadway proved to be a deadly combination in downtown walnut saturday morning. yeah, that said it's devastating to hear that just before 2 o'clock in the morning. this group of friends visiting from new jersey heard the crash from their hotel across the street. walnut creek. police say an officer in the area of north main and pine streets also heard the collision and responded to north main and warrants way. that's where the officer found 2 pedestrians hit by the 28 year-old woman behind the wheel of the pickup truck that ran them over. one person died on scene and the other was taken to a hospital with major injuries. i saw the cop cars, i would rather not see a scene like that. >> so i cop cars and walk away from the window are from out of town. get rental cars. we just we but the crash happened just as most bars were closing downtown patrons from a nearby establishment are seen on
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surveillance video rushing to the scene. >> mark owns you're about a block away and says his staff works to keep drunk patrons off the we have >> you know, search search served them water. that's what we should do. the driver was treated for her injuries at the hospital before being released and booked into the martinez detention facility. she was arrested for gross vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated and dui causing injury in walnut creek. police called kron 4 news. >> the grandparents of a teenager killed in a crash wednesday night are speaking out. now. the accident happened on highway 12 in rio vista kron four's amanda hari has the story. >> love happy. >> that's how bob and diane conway, a vacaville, described their 19 year-old granddaughter lacey, slices or not or bob says early thursday morning, there was a sheriff's deputy at his door. he told
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him that lease he was in a car accident she was right. he said now. rio vista police say the crash happened just after 08:00pm on wednesday on highway 12 between somerset and church. roads. police say the honda lacy was in was traveling westbound in veered off the road. the driver overcorrected and entered the eastbound lane colliding head-on with another vehicle. lacey, it colder. >> have sister and said she had been drinking. couldn't drive was driving. >> lacy was ejected from the honda during the crash. all 3 people in that car, including lacey, were killed. the other vehicle had 7 people in it. one died. police say there were several open containers of alcohol found in the honda. there's a lot to answer >> still shock. so this family. waiting for that open.
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>> and both grandparents were close with lacey. bob has a tattoo of her name on his arm and she returned the gesture just recently >> to put on the heart that i am. just that she wanted to do that. the conway's have a message for young people. >> who may make a choice similar to the one lacy made all straight have a designated driver in vacaville amanda hari kron. 4 news los gatos. police have arrested 5 people accused from stealing from an apple wanna creek? >> that happened saturday morning in the broadway plaza shopping mall. investigators say they found a car connected to the theft. and 2 people who matched that description. >> and the car police found 2 loaded guns, including one ghost gun officers located 3 additional suspects in a separate car linked to the theft with a stolen apple
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merchandise. well, 2 of the 5 were arrested were minors. the group is facing various charges, including organized retail theft, possession of stolen property and firearms related charges. >> time now 6.37, on the peninsula, the city of palo alto is planning to set up a parking lot church area that would house the homeless who are living in residents who live nearby are concerned about safety kron four's gayle ong has that story. >> this parking lot at first congressional church of palo alto is on its way to be the city's next safe parking lot. a program created last year aimed to help residents living in cars and rvs the safe parking program allows overnight parking for up to 4 vehicles at the church's parking lot. why consider ourselves to be very fortunate live in an area like we do? >> there are people that aren't fortunate. so that's the least that the church can wesley challah palette, 2 of you reading with the city, but at a community meeting earlier this month, the city heard from neighbors who do not support the program. >> a number of people asking
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had appeal the city's plans. it's clear that there are some folks who are afraid of what this might mean. the church is associate pastor eileen altman could not be reached for comment on saturday. >> but spoke at a virtual meeting acknowledging people's concerns. many worried about safety and the lack of background checks which the city says the state limits how they are used in emergency housing. >> also, santa clara county, who was paying for the program does not provide funding for background checks. we recognize that that there is anxiety about this and >> and just to know that we're not unaware that there is that there is some worry, but that we feel confident in the the experience that move mountain view brings to to this work. the thing is that people are identified sound like. >> people aren't identified with the program. there are no they are identified. so if something was to happen, there's deck. definitely. we're tracing it back to what the problem is.
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>> so far there are safe program sites at 2 other churches in palo alto. once the city gets final approval for this site. >> it will be here for 18 months and may be extended. in the meantime, if there are any appeals, it will be up to city council to move forward with the project. reporting from out to go on. >> happening tomorrow, the sonoma county board of supervisors will consider major changes to vacation rentals in the county. some of those changes include a new vacation rental license permitting program, as well as restricting rental licenses to just one per person. supervisors say tourism plays very important role in sonoma county's economy. but they want to ensure and over concentration of vacation rentals does not negatively impact the neighborhood. >> it's 6.40, right now. and happening today, sunnyvale community services kicks off there today, back-to-school drive for low-income students. they're going to be giving away supplies and gift cards to 2000 kids. the event is
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held today at 11, 60 hearne avenue from 08:00am to 07:00pm and there's a another giveaway tomorrow as well. also happening today, the oakland unified school district is kicking off their annual back-to-school beautification week. >> hundreds of volunteers are expected to help clean up schools before students and teachers makeover term volunteers are going to rearrange classroom furniture gardens help in front offices and a lot more usd says they are excited to give students and inspiring learning environment to return to class classes are going to be back in session on the fish. still ahead of the kron 4 morning news. the mckinney fire continues to grow. want. >> cal fire says today's weather could make things a lot worse. the rain that lets you tap to pay for things. we visit a farmers market to see if it's more convenient than tapping your phone or credit card. i'm rich demuro. that's coming up in tech. smart and pockets of rainfall moving across the bay area. couple of these pockets of just one
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point raise actually haven't resulted in some lightning. >> you can see some light rain just west of union city near both 92 dumbarton bridge as well as one working its way towards oakland airport. currently, i'll be tracking any sort of showers. lightning storms we could see still to come.
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>> the mckinney fire near the california oregon border grew to more than 52,000 acres over the weekend. the fire started friday afternoon in siskiyou county and is threatening hundreds of homes. >> evacuation orders extended into western why rico with warnings in place for everyone living west of interstate 5 was previously one percent contained. but and back dow to 0% containment crews say possible thunderstorms today could make conditions a lot worse because you got the win. also the possibility of lightning and very firefighters are on the way to help the santa rosa fire department sent a crew of 4 on saturday. >> as part of a strike team with petaluma fire. napa fire sonoma county fire district - and the san francisco fire department also sent to staff members and the alameda county fire department send a team asn well. that alameda crew is coming straight from the oak fire in mariposa county. they were helping out there for 8 days. no rest for the weary. not at all. firefighters. i
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commend all of you for your hard work because seems like they are working year-round. yeah, they're really stretched. and because the drug, john, yeah, this time of year, especially guys, so busy. >> the drought conditions, as you mentioned, ari, especially deep end. and that just means that we're right for any sort of wildfire activity these next couple of months before the rainy season kicks back into gear. >> although we are seeing some sprinkles this morning to kick off august. what we have this morning is the low gray seen here from suture tower and actually some activity showing up on radar. we've had one lightning strike just offshore point raised earlier on this morning. let's break down some of those spots that we are actively seeing some light rainfall areas that have been consistently wet include the mountains right between sonoma and napa counties. as you're crossing from santa rosa, getting your way over to napa. that's where you're running into some light showers continuing up into portions of lake county. also seeing some light showers around vallejo on upper 80's towards fairfield. but fizzling out right before fairfield itself.
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also some sprinkles as you are on highway 4 between christie and martinez crossing the benicia bridge. also seeing some light shower activity and even on 24 getting above berkeley towards orinda, seeing some rainfall up there in the east bay hills. zooming out just a little bit and zooming back in on san leandro out towards the oakland airport. spot of rain out there for you. do watch for some brief lightning, especially right there right above the airport right now as we're seeing our heaviest cell moving northward, heading towards alameda and oakland. these next few minutes, some light sprinkle activity there in hayward down the union city right along the bay shore. a couple of sprinkles towards the dumbarton bridge, too. and down a little bit further south, even yet towards morgan hill and gilroy. we are seeing rainfall working its way from the south on up into the south bay. most of this activity is really light. but i'm watching for any sort of thunderstorm development along with it. good news out of the oak fire continued containment of that blaze, slower spread and less
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smoke being put out so we should see improvements in air quality this week reading bakersfield, fresno, all these areas back to the triple digits to start the new month here in the bay area. we're starting the day with some monsoonal moisture as we're already seeing some spotty showers. but that gives way to sunshine this afternoon in daytime highs. that will only really be in the 80's at our warmest only to 90's in your 4 zone forecast 60's right along the coastline, bring the jackets to golden gate park where out towards pacifica and half moon bay where highs will remain in the 60's. 70's for most of our bayshore areas. burlingame at 78 saying carlos redwood city in the low 80's, same for most of the south bay san jose at 83 70's from union city on up through oakland to richmond. well, our to 90's are in danville and then over towards antioch. meantime, vallejo, you'll be at 78 sonoma. 83 sandra fell at 84 your lookahead temperatures tomorrow similar to today's a brief heat spike on wednesday and thursday. bringing more of us into the 90's before we fall into the 80's again
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inland by friday, saturday and sunday. great something into that. let's get a look at your traffic this morning. 10 minute ride that pretty much the exit heading into the city. >> san mateo bridge just under 14 80 to one on one. let's go ahead and check on the richmond center fell bridge about 9 minutes for you and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls are looking at a 20 minute morning right? well, for your money this morning, jetblue's takeover of spirit airlines could mean changes to air travel, but the justice department still has to approve the 3.8 billion dollar deal before. it's all final. if the deal's approval make jetblue, the 5th largest airline in the u.s. that's right behind american delta, united and southwest, but also make frontier, which fell to take over spirit. the largest discount airline. jetblue says its goal is to offer lower fares that compete with the 4 major airlines. the airline plans to retrofit spirit plane so that they can for more leg room and amenities as the company gets the green light.
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the deal is expected to close in early 2024. >> some banana boat sunscreen is being recalled because of a potential cancer causing agent tests found traces of benzene in 3 batches of banana boats, hair and scalp. sunscreen spf 30. the recalled products have expiration dates of december 2022. february of 23 in april of 24, the company says they have gotten any reports of any adverse effects from the sunscreen. they will offer reimbursement for the product. it's 6.50, right now. and this is not quite as well powerful as would gallant was after in lord of the rings. but this ring is real and it lets you pay for things. rich demuro explains in today's tech smart right now we have lots of ways to pay cash checks, cards, even our phones and watches. >> now a digital bank names kwan tick is turning the ring finger into one more way to pay. >> tap to pay. got a big boost
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during the pandemic. but what about a fist bump? a digital bank named quantico is the first to offer a payment rain. we don't typically see people paying with their ring. i think look at some pretty good reaction saying i took the rain to a farmers market to test it out. those am i've ever seen a hovering to pay. no. the water resistant rain contains a wireless debit mastercard ship linked to aquatic bank account. you do have to make a deposit, but there's no need to charge it with a ring. you have all the convenience of contactless, but you don't have to pull out your phone. you don't have to double click. stand your face. you have to put your pocket. you just tap and pay. and it's
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can pick up the tab to it's kind of cool and innovative and raises a lot of eyebrows when you use if people are like why having to do that, it's almost like magic. the ring is free with aquatic bank account. although that does require $100 deposit to get started. and yes. >> the rain does have an expiration date. all right. all learn more about it. you can go to my website. it is rich on tech dot tv. i'm rich demuro and you are tech smart.
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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 7. >> thanks for waking up with us. suddenly we're waking up in august. i can't believe it. you know what? so got some new goals for this month. eating healthy. you're getting outside more. hopefully that some goals. and you did to depends on the weather. john, how's it going to be now? you know what, today? you might even catch a little sprinkle if you're venturing outside to get the month started with that jog. we are seeing the low clouds here from c church tower and along with those low clouds, some monsoonal moisture that has worked its way up into the bay area from the south. this is resulting in quite the active situation on radar. let's start with the east bay right here because this pocket of a fairly good rainfall is coming down right between the airport of oakland. alameda. >> and oakland itself right there in east oakland, stretching up above 5.80, as you cross up into the hills system. nice light,


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