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>> from the area's local news station, you're watching the kron. 4 morning news. 4. >> well, good friday morning to thank you for waking up with this bright and early year on the kron. 4 morning news. he is august the 12 and another friday. maybe you've been already waiting for the weekend and you made some really get great plans. now you want to know if you can follow through with host john sabol joining us live. okay, john, can i get out? go for a high, go for a run. big jacket. little jacket. haha. >> at the bay area's going to make the light jacket, something that you want this morning. but later on today, we'll have to worry about that so much. we do have a weekend
that is going to bring even warmer temperatures to us than what we had over the course of this week so far. and that is especially true for inland areas. we're sitting right now with some low gray sitting across the east bay is actually pretty clear for most spots much as we've been seeing this week. visibility issues haven't been too terribly noticeable skies dry again. and as we're rounding out that first week of school for some temperatures are nice and cool this morning. but a hot afternoon for those heading outside for recess or just for your jog or walk around the neighborhood 50's 60's for current temperatures. now wake-up planner shows that later on today will be in the 60's at the coast. 70's along the bay hise as warm as the low 90's for some of our inland areas after having really only been in the 80's the past several days. i'll break down all the details on what exactly to expect. still to come, john, thank you for that. all right. let's get a look at your traffic this morning. >> heading into the city, you see some construction being done there. think was because
of an earlier accident that we have the still working on fixing that lane. still just a 10 minute ride maze to that fremont street exit. let's check on the san mateo bridge just under 13 minutes to make it from 80 to one o one. well, our richmond center fell commute about a 9 minute ride as you head out of richmond. let's check on the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls. you're looking at a 20 minute morning ride. the time now and and the fbi was apparently looking for classified documents related to nuclear weapons. among other things during that raid on donald trump's mar-a-lago residence last week. well, that's according to the washington post that happened this week, which does not indicate whether any such documents were found. attorney general merrick garland said thursday that he personally approved the decision to see a warrant for the search but did not share any details. he did say that the justice department has filed a request to unseal the war from the search. well, trump has until noon to
officially notify whether or not he will contest garland's move. we'll have more on this whole debacle in 30 minutes. make sure you stick around. back here at home, a san francisco assistant da is calling it quits because of distrust in the direction. the district attorney's office is calling an assistant da tells kron 4, brooke jenkins is driven by political gain and that's why she resigned. kron four's dan thorn has that story for us. >> the san francisco district attorney's office is seeing its latest stafford leave under brooke jenkins short time as the boss and assistant district attorney says she's quitting because jenkins is not the leader the city needs, frankly. i think that they are. >> with a lot of. student attorneys to take this for all the change and has created and the community >> concerns me lacks a greener who was hired by former progressive dha dean is also an advocate for criminal
justice reform. she had been working in the white collar unit on ghost gun cases and was the offices. only environmental prosecutor graner says after 15 of her fellow staffers were fired just days after jenkins took over, she was then demoted. graner believes politics have taken over the office. i concerned about the priorities of wrecking >> i believe that she put her political agenda. the needs of our she says, of full disclosure of. >> triple graner is also taking issue with reports saying jenkins was paid more than $100,000 to help recall chase abboud dean and did not disclose that payment until after she was appointed. graner says for now she'll be taking a break before working to get a different da in office. >> i will be actively campaigning so that our next district attorney is one that we can really trust.
>> reporting in san francisco, dan thorn kron. 4 news. >> well, this november special election for san francisco's da is currently set to be a two-way contest. yeah. criminal defense attorney and former san francisco police commissioner john thomas aqui who announced thursday he's planning on running as a reformer mind candidate to oppose jenkins. yeah. former san francisco far commissioner leonel furnace also solidified his intention to run as well. you've got 2 other are we shun iran, austin hills who have said they intend to run but have yet to officially begin their campaigns. police have arrested a man in connection with a shooting that left a woman injured in san francisco civic center area last month. mario sullivan is accused of shooting a 57 year-old woman on mcallister street in july 6. it's not clear if the 2 knew each other. the woman's injuries were not life threatening in that shooting. police also learned that
sullivan was already booked into a san francisco county jail on unrelated offenses. he was then booked again on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon. closing arguments were heard thursday in the case of scott peterson. his lawyers arguing that there was juror misconduct in the murder trial of his wife, lacy peterson. and their unborn child. now, if a judge finds that to be true, peterson will be granted a new murder trial kron four's rob nesbitt reports on what unfolded in court. >> the convicted murderer said in orange while his lawyers argue that juror number 7, michelle nyce lied when answering 116 juror questionnaire. the defense saying nice wrongfully answered no to the questions of whether she had been involved in a lawsuit or she had been a victim of a crime. that, in fact, when she was pregnant. >> she had been assaulted and she was in fear for her baby's life leading into the nickname little man that they say nice gave to lindsey peterson's unborn child. connor, as well as the added to the juror had when deliberating with other
jurors before she even sat down at the table when she was admitted to that jury room, according to juror, at she said, let's get mister peterson for what he did to little man, judge and christine mizzou low made the point that the defense would have access to the juror questionnaire and could have followed up with nice about her answers 20 years ago. david harris for the prosecution argued that nice do would ensure is supposed to do during a high-profile murder case. fears actual proof that she went back there. she did what she was instructed by the judge to do. >> and she reached a verdict here is is that nice may have had wrong answers on the questionnaire that her being wrong does not make her a liar, arguing that instead mean she was filling out the 23 page questionnaire that she, quote did the best she could get jury summons in the mail. and she testified she put it up on the refrigerator. how did she know that that particular piece of paper was going to change her life in which it has in this particular case? peterson's sister-in-law, janey peterson spoke after the hearing saying
the family is confident that a new trial will be granted convicted of murdering his wife and unborn son. >> and richelle, nice was a victim. >> domestic violence, moss was pregnant and also a victim where she filed for a restraining order while pregnant. and that's information that should have been disposed of her juror questionnaire. >> this hearing that has lasted for 3 years ended with closing arguments. the judge now has until december to make her decision on. if there was juror misconduct reporting in redwood city. i'm rob nesbitt kron. 4 news. >> 2 people are now behind bars after a deadly shooting in the parking lot of an east bay. jim. it all happened early thursday morning at the 24 hour. fitness on loan weigh in. brentwood. one person was killed yet 3 others that were injured. one of them a 17 year-old boy. police say an argument started on the basketball court in the gym and it continued out into the parking lot. then at least 2 people pulled out guns and fired multiple shots. we spoke to some gym members who play basketball there and they tell us they are shocked to hear that someone was killed.
>> the time somebody loses their life is >> i feel a calm and so i don't fight about basketball. and i love the game too much. you quite the whole from quiet because i i know people like to get rowdy. >> cool with that. >> well, police are not releasing surveillance video of the incident at this time. no word on a motive or what triggered the altercation in the first place. this is actually the city's second homicide of the year. well, police in emeryville are looking for the person who set a fire inside of a target store. it happened monday at the store on 40th street yet customers and employees who had to evacuate when firefighters arrived. employees already managed to put out that fire. someone spotted on surveillance video has been described as a person of interest. police are not yet releasing any information or details on that. now just
as school is about to begin. you have stanford investigating a rape on campus kron four's. justin campbell has more on what happened. who authorities may be looking for. >> this rape happened in broad daylight wednesday afternoon in students that we spoke to say they are now taking precautions. so since they heard about that and walking around pepper spray, incoming freshman student trying to protect herself after stanford sent out an alert. >> tuesday afternoon that a woman near wilbur hall >> was grabbed taken to a restroom and rate. i feel kind of concerned. megan, jerry, another incoming freshman, studying engineering, pull this why she is concerned daschle as a female coming on campus. and i think wilbur's one of the freshman dorms, the other student now carrying pepper spray who didn't want to be identified. can't believe it happened at stanford. it being like a suburb. it's like known to be like a safe and secure environment. but like after hearing that, that just like not the case, stanford says
the perpetrator was 6 feet tall, thin build brown eyes and updated beard. the victim also stated she has seen the person on campus before both students. we spoke to say their residential assistant or let them know there are resources available for assault. had like this conversation with us, which i thought was. >> really nice. we're still working to learn if the victim was a student. we reached out to the police department here at stanford multiple times, but we have not heard back as soon as we get that information. >> we'll give it to you reporting here at stanford. justin campbell kron. 4 news. still to come on the kron 4 morning news, there appears to be no respite for the 10. it said. >> 33 to hala, hear how the building flooded and tenants are understandably plus treated. now. inflation is something we've been talking about all day and now inflation reduction act on the brink of becoming law. we're going to have a live report from dc in just a minute. so make sure you stick around.
>> the luxury apartments at 33 to him a street in san francisco have flooded for a second time and just 2 months, no one has been able to live in that building since the first water main failure back in june. and now residents worry about yet another roadblock in returning to their homes. kron four's. tell exactly with that update.
>> my life has been really disrupted because of this. kaylee jordan is in disbelief that her san francisco apartment at 33 to has flooded yet again. >> residents at the building took this new video wednesday night as they relived the nightmare from june. 3rd, when water main failure sent 20,000 gallons of water surging down. 35 floors of the high-rise apartments. building management company, heinz says. >> this most recent incident happened at the same location of the original flooding that left the building uninhabitable last night at around 06:00pm. we got a notification that the >> building is no longer accessible for mail they're letting people into just pretty much pack up and move jordan plan to move the rest of her belongings out of the damage departments on thursday. >> but he's been told no one is allowed back into the building due to this most recent flooding. she and 500 other residents have been living in hotels or short-term rentals for 2 months. i've been living at a to see cases is june 3rd and i have able to
go back into the building and get stuff. but it's not i don't have a significant place to stay right now. last month, hines told residents they would no longer provide housing reimbursements after august, 17th despite tenants not being able to react, keep i the building until late 2022. early 2023, it's now unclear if this second disaster will push back that timeline. michael's just nice resume. my life is like has doesn't have as much communication as possible and just get myself because i don't know what's going on, but a lot of it. everyone's like pretty much going saying. hines says it's in the process of assessing the damage and it's unsure when residents can return to grab their belongings in san francisco, taylor bisacky kron. 4 news. >> i welcome back to the kron 4 morning news. time for you now for and on a friday. i'm excited for the weekend of already started to make some plans. john john has been making sure my plans can go the morning. john. i think the plans are good to go rain and we are looking at a good weekend to be getting outside a little bit closer to the
water this time around because the further inland you're heading, temperatures are starting to get a little bit warmer as we work our way through the next several days. >> look at this view right now, san francisco sitting in just a couple of spots, a low clouds. fog is not a major issue this morning. so a little bit of good news as you finish out, possibly that first week in getting the kids out the door ready for school. a nice way to end the week. now we do have this low-pressure area still sitting to the north and west of us. it's gradually retreating allowing this high-pressure ridge to retrograde pushing back in from the east. thunderstorms continue for the desert southwest, but not so much here locally. so both the sierra and the bay area will be thunderstorm free this weekend. good news. if you want to head up to the high country and enjoy a weekend up there. what we have here locally, a little bit of low cloud cover to start much like yesterday. sunshine in abundance this afternoon. tomorrow morning, a little bit of a low grade to not as much as today and lots more sunshine come the afternoon tomorrow. temperatures from
this point forward will just continue to gradually be on the rise. so expect a really hot week for next week. 60's and 70's for san francisco today. 60's right along the coast and it's 70's to low 80's along the bay shore. again, these numbers are a little bit warmer than yesterday and you'll notice that especially as we make our way towards our inland areas on your 4 zone forecast for areas like livermore and pleasanton, you may be sticking in the mid 80's. well, we do have right on the cusp of 90's open in san leandro. at 75 today, there's your 90's and antioch in vacaville young villa. 88 while santa rosa through center fell in the 80's, looking at our next 7 days tomorrow and sunday, a little warmer than today. the real heat arrives midweek next week. that's when we could see some triple digits for tuesday and wednesday. bayside areas mostly remain in the 70's to just low 80's while coastal spots not getting rid of those 60's. >> reyna, john, thank you for
that. ok, let's get a look at averages. a 10 minute ride maze to that 3 months. the exit heading into the city, san mateo bridge just about 13 minutes, a 80 to one o one. let's go ahead and check on richmond. sandra fell commute as you travel out of richmond about a 9 minute right? and the golden gate bridge. 37 to the tolls on this friday morning. the time now for and and vice president kamala harris made a trip to san francisco and a round table with other california leader. she slammed the supreme court's decision to overturn roe v wade as well as other states that have banned abortion altogether. >> as a former prosecutor. for quite some time. i specialized in child assault cases in violence against women and children. the idea that states would be passing laws. that would take from an individual their right to self-determination after they have endured such an atrocious act of violence is unconscionable.
>> today the vice president is expected in oakland for 2 events. one on the commercial space sector and the other addressing support for students. we'll be covering both events and bring you those stories right here on kron. 4 news at 3 o'clock. so make sure you tune in. in national news. a big spending bill is on the brink of becoming law. today. the house will vote on the inflation reduction act, which addresses climate change, health care and corporate taxes. washington correspondent hannah brandt joins us live with the very latest. good morning, hannah. >> rana, good morning. the bill is called the inflation reduction act because the democrats who put it together say it will help cut costs. republicans, though, say that's not true. and when the house votes on it later today, it's expected to pass right along party lines. >> democrats are about to push a major spending package across the finish line. it's a huge moment. one of the primary pieces of the 740 billion dollar legislation is the investment makes to fight climate change.
congressman jim mcgovern says that will make a significant difference for the earth and for people's utility bills. it provides cheaper, cleaner energy and give us our planet a fighting chance. the bill also includes provisions to allow medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices, extend health care subsidies and cap seniors out of pocket drug costs $2000 per year. congressman paul tonko cause that victory. huge step forward for people for affordability. >> and to have accessibility for their their health care needs. republicans disagree. all it is is tax and spending. congressman bruce westerman is particularly critical of the bills. 15 1% minimum tax for wealthy corporations. he predicts that will continue to drive. inflation is throwing more money. >> and a problem with this administration has shown that they fail. but the biden administration argues there anti-inflation policies are already working on thursday, aaa reported that the national average price for a gallon of gas fell to $3.99 for a lot of
drivers. that's real money. >> its money in their pocket, money spend on other things. white house economic advisor heather boucher says it's proof that what they're doing is having an impact. the president's been to this, not all the different things that he called the livers. he could pull to help address rising costs for families. >> and the nbn-partisan congressional budget office found that the legislation will actually raise revenue and help pay down the deficit. live in washington, i'm hannah brandt. >> thank you for that update. hannah. well, still to come on the kron 4 morning news could soon be seen 0 emission buses in the bay area. we're going get. >> where we're getting the money from and where it's going to be going. we'll be right back after the break.
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well, for your money, you might be feeling some relief now at the gas pumps because the national average price for >> a gallon of gasoline has now dropped below $4 per gallon. here's a look at those average prices for a gallon of regular today versus a month ago. you can see a month ago in napa around 6.26. now five-fifty a let's go look at san jose south bay. it was about 6, 0, 4. now it's at 5.40. so it is dropping down 60, 70 since last. all right. well, the california high-speed rail project is getting 25 million dollars in additional funding. the grant funded by the u.s. department of transportation will provide more than half of the
expected. 41 million dollar costs for the madera timmer said design contract. that contract will be considered by the california high-speed rail authority next week. they are currently 119 miles under construction in the sense of central valley with more than 30 active construction site. so they are working on this. 17 local government and transit agencies in california are now set to get hundreds of millions of dollars to help upgrade public transit system to 0 emission buses. about 236 million dollars in grants are going to come from the department of transportation as part of last year's bipartisan infrastructure law. some of the money is coming to the bay area, including more than 15 million for the vta in santa clara county. you've got 12 million for that city of fairfield and 6 million for the napa valley transit authority. still ahead of the kron, 4 morning news. the cdc finally changes their covid-19
issued new guidelines. also we have a right to the weekend. john travel has been tracking that forecast election. i've been asking about the begins. it's monday now really count because it's friday. good morning, john. now's the at the super sturgeon moon out there. rain. if you're fishing for a view of it. >> you can see it through a little bit of the low cloud cover that we have sitting right across san francisco right now. there's a little bit of a clear view of it. that's going help to brighten up your morning as you're venturing outside, maybe a little bit extra early because you're getting the kids away, cutting them already for the last day of their first week of school. in some cases. now this morning, we are looking at a co-operative morning, not a lot of drizzle nor low visibility from the low cloud cover. it's sitting right above us. 50's 60's for most of our current temps, fairfax, down in the upper 40's, though, our cold this morning so far this week we've been seeing temperatures to start the week during morning hours. pretty nice and mild, but his conditions of dry back out now our morning lows have gotten
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