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live at the courthouse. plus, how one bay area counties trying to come up with a new system to get people vaccinated against monkeypox and outside lands. music festival returning to golden gate park today. we'll tell you what you can expect. >> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at >> i with stranger in our midst morning, everybody. i'm james, thank you so much for joining us. my see you again to be back here. looking good, feeling. great feeling great. all right. well, that's excellent. everybody else is gone, though. yeah, so thank god for dave spahr who has stepped in saving the grey for friday. hey, good morning, james and darya. good morning, everybody. and our traditional fog checking in the east bay shoreline just a little bit here will mix in the late morning hours yielding a mostly sunny skies. as we get into the afternoon here.
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>> lower to middle 60's off to the east bay. 59 santa rosa. 63 for san jose. kind of a mild start to what will be only a mild day. but a mild weekend. it looks like stormtracker 4 very active in the far east. and we've been talking for our perspective, as we've been talking about in the mountains, of course, all that rain they've had that will continue this morning and early afternoon. but actually, when you get a lot more atmosphere, energy, this watching to be departing in time for your weekend. so if you're headed up, there looks to be pretty good. our breakdown today, 67 at 09:00am by 12. 79 temperatures for highs will be pretty much in the 80's all weekend long, even well inland. more in the forecast a bit. daria. >> let's take a look at the bridges because i don't expect any traffic out there. not that it's friday light. it's just 05:00am light at this time of the bay bridge. as you can see here, the approach is yours. if you want it, who wants to travel this early? well, it's the benefit. look, san mateo bridge is looking fantastic. as you can see here, westbound 92 would normally be more crowded with commuters. but it's nice and
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light both directions. the richmond, sandra fell bridge is a breeze is just a couple of cars and i'm guessing inc how the cars at the golden gate bridge because when i went and it was pretty quiet. yep. there are 2, 1, going the other way. happening today, former mma star cain velasquez is going te be back in court for a hearing yet charged with the attempted murder trying to kill a man accused of molesting one of alaska's his family members. >> proffers camila barco standing by live in santa clara county with more on what we can expect today. good morning. camila. >> good morning, you guys. so yeah, the case continues today at the santa clara county superior court. today the judge will hear arguments over motions filed by the attorneys in just a little rehash of this case. prosecutors say that cable last was the former mma fighter tried to kill harry in late february tate is accused of molesting a 4 year-old girl who is related to the last was cain. velasquez allegedly chased the
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along highway one and attempted to shoot him. however, he ended up hurting another man during that shooting. alaska's has been denied bail. and this morning he returns to court. his supporters have been showing up here at the courthouse and believe that he has been wrongfully accused. however, prosecutors, don't think so. as for the large, a will, he remains out of custody as he waits for his trial to start. he's being charged with lewd acts with a minor child. he has pleaded not guilty in that case. velasquez's, however, has yet to enter a plea and he is facing an attempted murder charges. and if convicted darya james, he could face 20 years in prison. of course, this is this case is continuing where we're going to be here throughout the morning and we're going to have details and hopefully maybe talk to some of his supporters who have been showing up here at the courthouse. but for now, i'll send it back to you. all right. we'll check in with you later. thank you. camila. >> 5, 0, 3 is the time in the east bay. a former richmond police officer. now he's going to be arraigned on felony
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assault charges today. eric smith junior is accused of beating and tasing a man during a traffic stop back in april. this is video of the encounter where police say smith pulled over saul mendoza junior because he suspected him of driving drunk. they say mendoza didn't follow the officer's orders, walked away and that's what let smith on a foot chase and the situation escalated from there. the police department fired smith for using excessive force against mendoza. we also have some breaking news overnight in las vegas where a manhunt is underway right now for a man police say shot 3 people inside the mirage hotel last night. one woman died. 2 other women were critically injured. police say they believe the victims and the shooter knew each other and that they got into some sort of altercation before the shooting happened. police didn't release any information about the gunman, but they say at least one person who was in the hotel room has ties to the area. >> the biden administration's move to declare monkeypox a
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public health emergency. it's supposed to boost the country's response to the outbreak. the u.s. has 7,100 confirmed cases. jessi turnure has more from washington, d.c.. good morning. this announcement will free up money and other resources to help control the virus at a time when many states are having trouble keeping up with demand for vaccines. >> they're working hard to contain it while the u.s. remains under a public health emergency for covid-19, the biden administration declared another one thursday for a different virus. monkeypox. it is really i think the real time dimitri daskalakis is helping lead the national response to monkeypox, which has now infected more than 7,000 americans. the most important thing is to let people who have the knowledge and how about box transmit. the virus spreads through skin to skin contact and sharing bedding towels and clothing. patients have been primarily men who have with men. but health officials stress the virus can infect anyone could clear messaging to people
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about how to prevent infection without drives. are there. there that the declaration comes amid criticism from major cities over monkeypox vaccine availability. some of that to stop offering the second dose to ensure supply of first doses. as soon as we saw that this outbreak was different. >> in transmitting much more rapidly. we quickly moved to order tens of thousands of more doses. white house press secretary karine jean pierre said the administration has made more than a million doses available and boosted the processing of tests to 80,000 per week. the declaration should help the federal government better track who is infected and vaccinated. but texas senator ted cruz called the announcement a purely political. they want to change the topic away. >> from their failed domestic agenda. >> and last week, the world health organization called monkeypox a public health emergency with cases in more than 70 countries. no one in the u.s. has died, but a few deaths have been reported in
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other countries in washington. i'm jessi tenure. >> all right. thank you, jesse. meanwhile, back here in california, lawmakers are calling on the state to do more to slow the spread of monkeypox. so far, there are more than 800 cases across the state. we have state senator scott wiener who represents san francisco saying the governor took a big step by declaring a state of emergency, but he says more still needs to be done. he sent the governor a letter calling on him to approve 38 million dollars to help with monkeypox at the local level. >> to support county public health departments which are responsible, expanding testing vaccination and community outreach. we need to make sure the counties but their public health departments have the support that they need. >> well, senator wiener has been chosen to chair a brand new monkeypox select committee. that committee is trying to come up with guidelines and resources for the entire state members of the committee are going have their first meeting come next tuesday. california and san francisco department of health, by the way, are also
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considering a different smallpox vaccine to try and treat monkeypox. this vaccine is called a cam 2000. it was a smallpox vaccine that was approved back in 2007. there's about 100 million doses of its stored in the strategic national stockpile. and the state has request to 100 of those shots. they're working right now are we are anyway to try and figure out when those shots should arrive here in the bay area. >> the entire bay area, as you might know, is dealing with a shortage of monkeypox vaccines. but san mateo county, they don't have any shot clinics for monkeypox at all. kron four's dan kerman explains why. >> well, limited numbers of vaccine has led to long lines and a handful of san francisco monkeypox clinics and san mateo county. there are no monkeypox clinics at all. i'm sure detail county can set up their own clinic say they did it for covid-19 and you're getting up to that city's patrick is and lives in san mateo county. he says he can't get through to the public health department and staff members of this county supervisor's office have told
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them to go wait in line in san francisco because san mateo county is sending its vaccine down their game are being pushed off the side, at least in san mateo county, which which i find very concerning. >> it reminds me very much of the age, a pandemic when that first started and how we were ignored. >> we recognize that we're in an evolving situation that's really challenging and sympathize with the questions and the concerns are working toward having the opportunity to get information from that. >> mark mellman is the director of public health policy and planning for the san mateo county public health department. he says vaccine doses are being sent to san francisco because they believe many of their at risk residents seek health care there. he also says some of the vaccine has been doled out to major health care systems in the county. but he knows more needs to be done. we are working on having an opportunity through our website for people to indicate their interest to filling out a short survey.
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>> and so that identifying them as individuals at so that we are able to that contact them as vaccine becomes available and again, yes, if they indicate through that process that they're connected with health care providers has the vaccine will try and help make that connection. and if not, then we will work on setting up some clinics that can get the vaccine to folks that don't have that pathway, patrick hope. san mateo county changes that system quickly. it seems the county needs to get in front of this and say, hey, we do have our doses. let's give these doses out. and if there's extra. >> you know what? that's great. invite people from san francisco to come down. san mateo county, dan kerman kron. 4 news. >> the san francisco aids foundation is looking for health ceers to help administer monkeypox shots. they say they have to be authorized and trained to give the vaccines to volunteer. you can contact the organization if you're interested.
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>> to the north bay now where solano county has reported its first human case of west nile virus. health officials say the person that's infected is from vacaville. they're recovering right now. west nile virus is transmitted to humans and animals through the bites of infected mosquitoes and experts are advising residents right now to drain standing water and make sure that doors and windows have tight-fitting screen on them to try to keep those mosquitoes out and also use insect repellents to keep mosquitoes from biting county officials say the risk of west nile virus is increasing as the drought is getting worse. and solano county, as you know, is currently in and extreme drought. okay. this is too much. just the mosquitoes mcgee covid everything. legionnaires disease, everything ok? >> 5.11, right now. watch out. still ahead on the kron 4 morning news, san francisco, a suing the federal government. >> in hopes of saving laguna honda hospital. how the lawsuits could keep it from having to shut down. and the popular jazz bar in san
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francisco is closing. we'll hear from musicians and regulars that are still trying to keep it open. and after the break, sonoma county trying to save as much water as they can because of the drought, which we just touched on. james will have more on that a few have more on that a few minutes. this is a craft 170 years in the making. (sniffing) for bold, smooth flavor in every batch of black silk. it's something we pride ourselves on at folgers... yeah, i said folgers.
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around the state department of water resources right now says the california is experiencing extreme dryness statewide. and here's a look at the u.s. drought monitor and you can see big portions are in red and that's bad news. it is in extreme drought. yeah. and the darker the color, the worse it is the lighter, the color, the slightly better. so oranges, severe drought. that dark red, though that's exceptional a drought. and you can see a big portion of nevada dealing with that. but let's focus in closer here to the bay area this morning. okay. and as you can the worst of here in in closer into the bay, we've got orange. so we are trying to work our way out of this noma county is having one of the toughest times in thursday that county held a town hall to share details about the emergency planning that is underway. gayle ong has the story. we're in a significant drought, conserve water. every drop counts. >> instead of the counties for the virtual town hall on the drought county supervisor, james gore says rainfall has been well below the average
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for the last 2 years. >> the first 6 months of this year have been the driest in the past 128 years. but our rainfall, 20 inches below normal. a water storage and lake sonoma is at 50% water storage and lake mendocino is that 44%, we've got work to do. >> part of that were discussed thursday includes expanding a drought task force for doubling the number of members providing work participation from all sorts of folks that are going to be having a hand in dealing with that effects of drought and the drought task force is concerned. we're going to small sonoma counties classified under severe drought conditions and in its 3rd driest water year. >> the panel of experts address the challenges that pose threats like electrical power production, wildfires and water rights. a senior engineer with the state water board says those along the russian river watershed can expect more water restrictions after federal energy regulators gate pgd, the green
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light to reduced reversion from that you are ever found for lake mendocino. the town of windsor is giving out free water at a recycled water fill station, offering residents and businesses a new way to help keep landscaping alive during the drought. >> is recycled water safe? recycled water is regulated, but the california water resources control board windsor staff are responsible for demonstrating that it needs the strict standards that are set by the board and it's safer areas. >> the county will hold the next round meeting in september, on for news. 6. >> well, it should be nice to have some rain. there is little bit falling. just not close yeah. and when it is close to us, it's just like missed. and then it passes. it's not enough. dave. >> i good morning, guys. good morning, everybody. only nice thing about it is she's been it's kind of voices up a little bit. the ground level bit to its fire retardant just a little bit with that fog. but beyond that, we can't do much with it. there's the east bay shoreline and you can see
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the traditional haze of that said fog will be around again for tomorrow. by the way, penetrating little bit further in those inland valleys. but it was we're talking about rain. yes, there is rain to be had up in the mountains. the monsoon doing its thing. this is responsible for some flooding going on. now, the statements of all clear the tahoe area, but the rain will continue this morning and early afternoon departing as we get to the late afternoon when the atmosphere actually has more energy in it. but the rain tends to stabilize the atmosphere a little bit heading over to future cast for we see the bay area start to clear out as we approach the noon hour, there's the activity in the mountains that starts to wane by the late afternoon evening. here comes back. a marine layer again, clearing out for a mostly sunny saturday and mild temperatures for the season. so we did apart the 90's here for maybe a good 5 days or so mid to lower 60's in the far east bay east bay shoreline, lower 60's still hanging on to 59 for santa rosa, 60 per san francisco. 63 for san jose. so for today we got the morning clouds and fog 70's for the bay 80's happening in london
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looks to be much the same for that weekend as well. got the morning fog in the afternoon. sunshine going on mild for early august and then into next week. we're more warming up by middle of next week with those 90's returning and the inland regions. today we're looking 69, san francisco, oakland, 74 81, san jose and the wider perspective, middle 80's in the far east bay with only 70's up to the north, a little treat there. mister james, how those area bridges well so far, so good. i mean, volume is picking up a little bit, but not much as you can see here, westbound 80 right at the bay bridge toll plaza still looks fantastic. despite the fact that >> the volume is picking up a touch, no backup, no slowdown whatsoever. that hope toll gates, you're making good time to san francisco to the southwest. check out the highway. 92 right across the san mateo bridge and hear the volume. also picking up. but the good news is both east and westbound is traveling at the limit. nobody slowing down just yet so far. so good. we're also looking at a pretty decent ride for west bound 5, 80 up at the richmond, sandra fell bridge. that's our toll
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plaza camera here showing you those headlights heading from richmond out across san pablo bay and over to the north bay moving well, no problems on the span. and speaking of no problems on the span, that continues to be the story here at the golden gate bridge with traffic on southbound 1 one making excellent time from the north bay down into san francisco. >> it's 5.20, and california farmworkers are heading to the state capitol trying to get governor newson or the newsoms attention. they want him to sign a bill that would help and workers unionize and vote members and vote in private. by the way, members of united farm workers are marching 300 miles from central california to sacramento. they are asking the governor to sign a b. 21 83, which would expand current laws to give farmworkers more options in the way that they vote for or against forming a union >> when you're asked to you know, in terms of on your bosses property while your
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boss that's going to really chilling very suppressive effect on the way choose to vote union election. so if you're able to receive a ballot in a way that's transparent and and trackable by the a or b and yet. >> so have that that secret ballot, that privacy, that ability to make decisions participate in the election, the windy want to that's going make workers certainly feel less vulnerable to retaliation. >> so you can see she was explaining the component of private voting. the group plans to arrive in sacramento on august. 26, which is farm worker appreciation day. >> well, popular jazz bar in the haight-ashbury neighborhood of san francisco is closing the owner of club deluxe sent a letter to musicians about the planned shutdown saying the cost of rent is just too high. and that's something a lot of us can relate to. the owner, sara
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wiles says that she'd like to move the club now to a new location just to try and get it to, you know, continue on kerry young with san francisco's heritage group says the nonprofit that works to preserve the city's cultural identity is advocating for the club to be added to the san francisco's legacy business registry. it's a program that gives landlords incentives to try to extend affordable lisa's. >> by and large, do legacy businesses lease for 10 years or more and they can receive a grant in order to do so. >> it's unclear when club deluxe plans to close for good. we have reached out to the owner for comment but haven't heard back just yet. but all of the people on the dance floor. you see like the way they're moving kids to see that. >> the kids are going, what are they doing? mom? their dance at advancing. that's actual dancing or so. 5.22. right now coming up with a couple of morning news. the giants, but of a good fight
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though they didn't play, but they did warm up yet. jags quarterback trevor lawrence. he wasn't even there. and in the end, the raiders gave josh mcdaniels his first win as their new head coach beating the jags raiders win 27 to 11. yeah. the raiders first traditional preseason game is sunday. august 14th that against the vikings and of course, you can watch all of the preseason games right here on kron. 4. here's the schedule on your screen and we'll also have special pre-game and post-game shows before and after every single game to the raiders are crossed for your home for the raiders here in the bay area. and you know what's exciting in the bay area this weekend, you that it's the second bay bridge series. so that happens this weekend. the giants of the a's are going to be playing tomorrow in oakland first. yes, take that off. now in the meantime, the drives are trying save the last game of their series against the dodgers. spoiler alert. >> we've got sweat unfortunately. yeah. dodgers beat them 5 to 3. >> and by the way, the 6, the in the 6, gabe kepler finally
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pop his cork to get all into it with the umpire. and there you see them not at all. and there >> first time kepler's ever been tosses guys manager. so you know a it was for wow. you never see lose his cool like, oh, yeah, he wasn't. and what's the point? we got sweat? i mean, they want tensions were high show. we talk about the a's playing. the angels base is loaded. 3rd inning, ramon lauriano. >> ropes a grounder and it's the 3rd base bag and runs come in and that ties the game to best kind of neat to see later in the inning. the a's up. 42 at seth brown. >> depositing a show i should say, sending that one over the wall. take a look at that. it was gone. his 16th of the season. angels made a comeback hitting 7 solo homers, tying a major league record. it's a long way of saying that the when when the a's to 7, they were good. so good. there you
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they're going daryn mentioned the giants tomorrow, series. >> starting off. time now is 5.27. and coming up on the kron 4 morning news outlines land outside lands is also in san francisco. this is a big weekend around the bay. we'll see what to expect expect with this. >> this is a three-day >> this is a three-day festival. so it where's mommy? oh, oh hey sweetie. mother nature is at work, but father nature is here. i'm hungry. okay... let's see. oh, how about some smucker's natural? first ingredient real strawberries. ugh, he hit the window again didn't he?
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with a check of the radar which actually looks pretty dynamic today. yeah, it does. and those clouds are right. that kind of spooky. almost morning, guys. good morning, everybody. >> a storm tracker 4 speaking of that rain you mentioned you can see it quite active up in the spine of the mountains here, going all the way up to reno. and we expect that to continue the later morning hours into the early afternoon. but by the late afternoon, we have the most amount of energy in the atmosphere. this actually departs setting up for a beautiful weekend, both near and far here and up there as well. so temperatures will be behaving themselves and we'll be taking rain off towards the east. here's how it breaks down today. 68 by 09:00am by high news still dealing with the couple bay area. scattered clouds at about 79 at the ballpark for the oakland a's versus the giants tomorrow game time for a 7 temps holding in the mid 60's got variable clouds returning. that's the fog yet again. cool. a west wind at about 10 in a bit. we're going to take a look at that 4 zone forecast for you and look at the extent to which pretty good, not just for the weekend, but on into
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early next week. daria. well, let's check. the bridges show a day just to make sure that traffic is still light and indeed it is here at the approach to the bay bridge. everybody is. >> speeding through easily out there that speeding. let's take san mateo bridge. >> well, it's got a lot crowder across more crowded, as you can see here. westbound 92 is the right hand side. >> so you do have more company, but take it that way. it's company because it's a slow down. the richmond. sandra fell bridge. probably. yeah, it's pretty quiet, although you see a few more people rolling in over from richmond into san francisco, still moving at the limits that night, the golden gate bridge. they got rid of all the construction stuff that was there when i passed it. and right now you can travel across the bridge nothing in your >> 5.32 is the time. and in the east bay, the berkeley city council was supposed to hold a meeting on thursday to talk about reinstating the discretionary use of tear gas and pepper spray for crowd control after protests to people's park turned violent. yeah. things have been tense
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out there as we've been covering all week. the mayor in the end decided to cancel that meeting, though the last minute kron four's terisa explains why. >> it was canceled because i don't believe that we should appeal are. current prohibition on the use of tear gas for crowd control situations. that is berkeley mayor jesse ever again on why thursday's meeting was quashed. that mayor explains the council was considering lifting the ban due to the need for more help. >> managing crowds such as in the case on wednesday as protesters clash with police at uc berkeley's new proposed development at people's park forms by the loudoun county sheriff's department. that because we have a ban on tear gas that they're not going to sen. >> personnel, it berkeley called joint. and that was concert. and the fact that people's park is in an urban environment it's very likely that things could spill over onto city and we do not have
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enough police to effectively manage the situation. so we're going to need help. the mayor says since then, he has spoken with the alameda county sheriff who promise mutual aid. >> even with the ban, remember 2014, when there were a series of protests and solidarity, black lives matter movement and our police seize quite a bit of tear gas. and one night it that just the impact it has in public health in indiscriminately of a impacting other people. also, i think chris chilling effect for people engage in first amendment activity. 7 people were arrested during wednesday's protest and the development project is halted for now. uc berkeley spokesperson says school officials are trying to figure out the next phase need to assess. now we need to think about a different way forward. >> given the indisputable fact that we have some individuals in this community or willing and able to engage in highly dangerous, violent, unlawful activity as a means of
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expressing their opposition to a project that's meant to benefit the entire community. >> to recess stasio kron. 4 news. >> well, there's a new effort now by san francisco city leaders to keep the doors of looking the hospital open. 2 lawsuits were filed against health and human services and the centers for medicare and medicaid services. the first lawsuit asks that federal funding for the hospital stay in place while the legal process plays out, the federal government is pulling that funding because of multiple health violations there. linda kuehn, a honda. and if the city doesn't meet the mid september deadline to rectify and recertify the hospital, well, they could lose the funding entirely. the second lawsuit asks that patient transfers be stopped. it's a class action lawsuit filed on behalf of patients. >> we know that laguna honda has challenges. we understand the need to make corrective action. and we've already implemented significant amounts of corrective action based on the recommendations of cms and what we know that
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we have to do. >> yes, some patients have already moved to other facilities and city officials say that 9 patients have died after being relocated. >> former san francisco dha, says that he will not run for reelection in says he wants to focus on his family. he tweeted out the decision yesterday morning. he also expressed concern that some of the programs that he created will end the current district attorney brooke jenkins is going to run in a special election in november to finish out the dean's term happening today. the outside lands music festival gets underway in golden gate park this year. the festival is expected to bring in 70 million dollars to the local economy. that includes showcasing bay area food, wineries and of course, music. san francisco mayor london breed is excited that down with there are no health risks involved. and she knows that. >> this is going to be so exciting for san francisco.
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and i know that in a major city like san francisco, we have our challenges, but it doesn't mean we shouldn't take an opportunity to have a good time. >> the sfpd is going to have officers inside and outside of the event for 72 hours and outside lands. organizers strongly recommend that you take public transportation or rideshare or ask mom, i'm driving the driving my son today and he's right. there you go. >> 5.37 is the time and we'll take a quick break. but still ahead on the kron, 4 morning news police have released. >> a letter that they sent to alexis. gabe's parents breaking down the timeline of her disappearance. we're going to take a closer look at that coming up in the moment. >> and if your tgif, some scattered clouds into the afternoon. but temperatures behave themselves not just today, but also into the weekend. look at that long forecast and your 4 zone as well. kron 4 morning news continues.
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is the time and now to the latest on the mckinney fire. that's the one burning near the california oregon border. crews are making some progress. that fire is now 10% contained. the have burned more than 58,000 acres up in siskiyou county. it is a deadly fire as it turned out to its killed 4 people and destroyed more than 100 homes. about 1300 residents are still not allowed back to their homes this morning. that fire broke out last friday up in
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the klamath national forest. firefighters are dealing right now with forest land that's been left dry because of this ongoing, ongoing drought that we've been dealing with and fire crews in the north bay say that a lawnmower started this brush fire in fairfield. >> you can see this. it was pushed on the fairfield fire department's facebook page. it got to 15 acres after it started 10, 20 yesterday morning off discovery way. nobody was hurt. no buildings were burned out or anything like that because he's a firefighter stopped up pretty quickly. look at how dry it is, though, right? yeah, that's what we're talking about. that's what the firefighters are worried now. luckily for us here locally, we're not going to temperatures get extremely hot like we have seen in the past. it's going to looks pretty backing off a little bit more and a hey. good morning, james and darya. good morning, everybody. and we're not going to really return to those 90's, by the way, until the latter portion. >> of next week. so a nice weekend in store for us sfo. no delays occurring out here. can't see much the way of any fog either for the most part.
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and if you're headed to tahoe for the weekend, are taking a break from that rain that we've been having the last couple of days. lower 80's can't rule out. maybe a little isolated thunder shower. try to cook up there on sunday. maybe with some of that moisture returning a bit. 82 for monday. but it looks like the monsoon is sinking southeast. from our perspective away from home. but today was still put on a little bit of a show, as you can see going on until the noon hour. we start to clear out a little bit on our front and just as we get to the maxim daytime heating, the moisture has departed. so they clear out for tonight. here comes back our fog. we go back to mostly sunny mode. what can go to the mountains as well with mostly sunny skies temperature check for you right now. lower to middle 60's in the east bay lower 60's for the east bay shoreline with 59 santa rosa. still at this hour, 63 san jose, the longer range forecast tells us how the monsoons pretty much bottled up to our southeast next few days as we get to around tuesday tries to sneak back in a little bit. so mike, in the mid layers of the atmosphere, those have little impact on
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our forecast, though. but we do know temperatures will start to warm by that point 4. so 4 zone forecast for your friday. 69 san francisco to the coast. keep in most the readings in the 60's here. 73 burlingame to the south foster city. 78 81 san carlos. 76 mountain dew with 80 for palo alto, south bay numbers, mostly in the lower 80's morgan hill. 83 82 for los gatos east bay shoreline, upper 70's tri valley. you're looking at mid 80's. 68 for berkeley valais. what 67, although vacaville. 86 75 for napa. so again, retiring those 90's until we get the latter portion of next week. and he say east shoreline numbers and lower 70's chains. all right, john, i did 3. thank you very much, dave. alright, here's a quick check of the bridges for you this morning. the bay bridge. >> approach looking great. westbound 80 no problems as we're working our way from oakland and san francisco. so find there were also looking at a decent ride, too, to the south volume picking up here at the richmond. there's some
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central bridge. i am over to today at the san mateo it's because you've been gone staff to react, make myself were in the bay area maybe it's rainfall. i hear that's a real thing? i know. here's the richmond. sandra fell and here traffic. yeah. also picking up 2 along west bound 5.80, but you're still not being held up at all. the toll plaza you're making good timing to the north bay and our final stop for the golden gate bridge where it's always a nice ride across the span. and that continues to be the case here at 05:48am, in the morning. you know, we've got quite a look at what what was going on in the timeline of the disappearance of alexis gabe. now. >> the family is sharing new details about her disappearance and presumed murder. yeah. the oakley woman was reported missing back in january and investigators believe that she was killed by her ex-boyfriend who was in turn later killed by police when they tried confronting forcefully to call takes a closer look at this new timeline. >> antioch police detective john recently wrote alexis gabe's family a letter which
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they are making public. it details how investigators tracked this case for more than 4 months. from the night a lexus vanished to the day the man believed to have killed her was shot and killed by police. her ex-boyfriend, marshall jones on january, 26th gas station surveillance video shows a lexus making her way to jones's home in antioch, the forensic download of her car and cell phone data shows she was in the area of his home at 6.37. that night, though, there is no video of her arriving or ever leaving about 2 and a half hours after her car parked jones began a nearly two-hour phone call with his father, though. police do not believe the 2 remained on the line with each other or that jones was with the phone the whole time. 4 minutes later, alexa says car turned on and began moving her phone was tracking with it. detective john notes historical data shows a lexus drove a specific way from any act to her home in oakley, with no deviations until this
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trip. the car parked in oakley about 12 minutes after leaving antioch. the driver exited the vehicle alone. with the lexus is phone. about 8 minutes later, the phone was turned off the drivers then tracked on surveillance videos walking from oakley to antioch, again, believed to be jones. investigators say when jones got back home before midnight, he wrote a lexus a text message asking if she made it home following an outgoing unanswered phone call the next morning. alexa says mom called jones asking if he saw her the night before he said yes. and later texted saying she left his house at around 9 o'clock. oakley police opened a missing persons investigation less than 4 hours later the next day, january 28th jones gave oakley police consent to search his house except the master and spare bedrooms. he also turned his phone over to police for forensic download less than 2 hours later, detective john states in the
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letter that jones drove to his mother's house and unloaded several large, heavy garbage bags into the backyard or garage later that night, gps tracking and surveillance footage puts jones in the area of pioneer in amador county. investigators eventually shared with the public that a handwritten note believed to have been written by jones provided directions on where to dispose of the body on february. first, when police say jones was seen staying at his mother's house with a gun, investigators executed a search warrant of marshall jones's home and found traces of blood later found to have alexa says dna. the shower curtains in jones's bathroom were also missing. the next day, jones flew alone to washington to stay with his father in the ensuing 4 months. antioch and oakley police executed a search warrant that jones's sister's home in vacaville and conducted air and ground searches in pioneer in
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antioch, alexa says cell phone case was discovered by a search volunteer which had both alexa says and jones is dna on may 19th jones's mother was arrested for aiding and abetting, but she was released after no charges were filed less than 2 weeks later on june. first, jones was killed by police in washington after they say he lunged at officers with a knife. time to this day. alexis's body has not been. police are convinced she was murdered. phillipe djegal all kron. 4 news. 5.52. and was a close call for a police officer and oakland. he was almost hit by gunfire while riding in his car. this happened wednesday. >> the officer was surveilling and armed robbery suspect on martin luther king junior way. and that was near the macarthur bart station and the officer was in an unmarked car when 2 people unrelated to the operation started shooting from both sides of the car. bullets hit the officer's car, but the officer was not hit.
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plus, how one bay area counties trying to come up with a new system to get people vaccinated against monkeypox and outside lands music festival coming back to golden gate park today. we'll tell you what you can expect if you're telling. >> from the bay area's local news station. you're watching the kron. 4 morning news at 6. >> 06:00am to how you hold up james, his first day back. it's good to have you. thank you. good to be back. and i'm coming back on a day when temperatures are. >> pulling back just a little bit. which is kind of nice was warm inland this week then a little toasty there. i know. so what what we have for next dates. okay dorian. james, good morning, everybody. and a pretty pleasant weekend. in fact, we're going to kind of retired the 90's for about 5 days or so. but they will come back later on the longer range forecast. >> here's how we stand right now. east bay shoreline is start to get some daylight going on here. some leftover clouds. sun, though, trying to appear in a bit. temperature
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