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started at 4:30 and runs through 9:30pm.it includes music, food and drink specials. we spoke with the general manager of hotel andaz napa about the event.(sot)it helps raise money for the napa animal shelter which housed pets during the fire.reporting in napa, lydia pantazes kron4 news. (vicki) people in santa rosa began returning to the neighborhoods that were most damaged by the tubbs fire....which cal fire said today is the most destructive fire in california's history. (grant) orchard park, journey's end and coffey park communities re-opened today....and kron four was live as people got a first look at the damage. before we go live in santa rosa...we news.pantazes kron4 news. (vicki) people in santa rosa began returning to the neighborhoods that were most damaged by the tubbs fire....which cal fire said today is the most destructive fire in california's history. (grant) orchard park, journey's end and coffey park communities re-opened
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today....and kron four was live as people got a first look at the damage. before we go live in santa rosa...we want to show you scope of the damage... take a look at this interactive map showing just how many homes were destroyed in coffey park. all the homes in red are destroyed...the ones in yellow are damaged. this map is on our website at kron four dot com. now we want to go live in santa rosa.... kron four's terisa estacio spoke to families who lost everything....and are sifting through the ashes in coffey park. intro: families in some of the burned out neighborhoods in santa rosa were able to return and sift through what was left of their homes. it was a slow and for
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many a tramautic experience. kron four's terisa estacio was in coffey park where she met up with one family as they tried to find some treasures among the
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(grant) in santa cruz county..... cal-fire says the potential for new fires remains high... as crews try to get a hold on the 'bear fire'. it has burned more than 300 acres since monday night.... it is now 40- percent contained. evacuation orders remain in place for parts of boulder creek. the fire destroyed
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four structures....and seven firefigthers were injured. cal fire says the rough terrain and heavy timber in the area is making it harder to reach full containment. the wet weather helped firefigthers overnight. (vicki) time now to check on our weather... with meterologist lawrence. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar
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is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too.
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"he can't just go on tv and lie on me /// how dare he""as we say in the south. all hat no cattle."(vicki ) a florida congresswoman, the target of insults and criticsm from the president, his cheif of staff and his press secretary.(grant) representative frederica wilson not backing down ... and the facts seem to be on her side.catherine heenan is here to sort out the latest back and forth.catherine? (catherine) it's been sixteen days since sergeant la
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david johnson and three other american soldiers were ambushed and killed in the african nation of niger. there are a lot of questions about how it happened.but they've taken a back seat to washington's latest political drama. sfxin a late night tweet ... president trump called florida democrat frederica wilson a liar.she says white house chief of staff john kelly is the liar.i do not appreciate someone lying on me. if you lie on me, i'm going to answer because i'm not going to let you get away with it. kelly accused wilson of grandstanding during a dedication ceremony for an fbi building in miami.a video of her speech does not support tthe charge.chip reid: have you seen the speech?sanders: i have.white house press secretary sarah sanders blasted the media for questioning the word of a high=ranking general.if you want to get into a debate with a four-star marine general, i think that is something highly inappropriate.wilson says she has lots of questions about death sergeant johnson ... whose body was found a mile away from the scene of the ambushi want to know why he was separated from the rest of the soldiers. why did it take
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48 hours for them to find him. was he still alive. was he kidnapped. what's going ona military investigation is underway, but what is known is disturbing.the troops had been told it was unlikely there would be opposition in the area near the border with mali now, the u-s believes 50 isis fighters attacked them with machine guns and rocket- propelled grenades .the americans had only their rifles.republican senator john mccain raised questions about the incidenttoday he met privately with defense secretary james mattis, we felt we were not getting sufficient information and we are trying to clear that up today. (catherine) a law enforcement official tells c- n-n that f-b-i investigators are on the ground in niger, providing technical assistance, and helping to
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gather and evaluate evidence. officials say this is a routine step for the f-b-i whenever u-s citizens are killed overseas. grant and vicki? (grant) oakland mayor libby shaaf swore in darin white as the next chief of the oakland fire department. white received an enthusiatic reception from city officials and fire chiefs from nearby east bay cities. he takes over a fire department that has had several issues facing it this year. the most notable being the ghost ship fire, (grant) the oakland fire
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department has faced criticism in it's response to a large apartment fire on san pablo where four lives were lost. (vicki) coming up... we continue our coverage of the victims in the deadly north bay firestorm....(grant) a young girl loses her prosthetic legs in the fires.... we'll show you who reached out to help.(vicki plus... a school bus becomes completely engulfed in flames... hear how everyone on the bus managed to escape to safety.(grant) and... two students are expelled after a racist display at an east bay high school. we'll show you what the school did to make sure students feel safe. (brittney) i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
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(vici) an east bay high school temporarily put its curriculum on hold after two students were expelled for a racist display. it happened at moreau catholic high school in hayward. one student went through the alphabet and made a list of racist terms that started with each letter. then another student read some of those terms out loud in a classroom. today the school gave students a chance to express how they are feeling and share their own experiences on campus. the school also had its counselors and teachers available to meet with students throughout the day in addition to the morning discussions. (grant) the san francisco police officer who was ran over by a car remains in the intensive care unit....as we learn more about the man accused of hitting him.
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50-year-old maurice johnson... faces multiple charges including attempted murder. officer elia lewin-tankel was working his bicycle beat when he was hit by a car on wednesday...after officers say the suspect realized police were tracking him. officer lewin tankel has undergone surgery and is at san francisco general hospital. maurice johnson made his first court appearance earlier today. he is being held without bail. (vicki) a man is dead after his car was stolen in san lorenzo....the thief is still on the loose tonight. 46-year-old james figueroa junior died this morning. the incident happened on thursday at around 5:30 in the morning....near the corner of via del sol and via paro. police say figeroa started his truck and went back inside his home. when he came out...figeroa found the man in
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his car. police say figeroa tried to stop his truck from being stolen.... but was run over. police have not yet released a description of the killer or of the truck. the last two of eight prototypes for president trump's proposed border wall are taking shape in san diego. the prototypes form a tightly packed row of imposing concrete and metal panels...including one with sharp metal edges on top. companies have until thursday to finish the models. as crews worked...five people jumped a short fence in tijuana into the construction site and were immediately stopped by agents. officials say there have ben at least four other illegal crossing attempts at the site since work began late last month. the models cost the government up to 500-thousand- dollars each. (vicki) the senate has voted to pass a budget resolution for next year...a move that could ease the way for republicans to pass major tax cuts.(grant) catherine heenan is here with more on the 4-trillion dollar
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budget.. (catherine) congressional republicans have cleared an early hurdle in their push to pass a major tax overhaul....something they're hoping to do by the end of the year. the vote sets the stage for what could be a wild ride of a tax debate over the next few months.now - the house and senate each have approved budgets - and there are some big differences. most notably - over how much a tax bill would be allowed to increase budget deficits over the next decade. at the white house briefing though -- the move was hailed as a 'milestone.' it was announced today, meantime, that the federal budget has reached 666-billion dollars... far higher than last year.
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republicans are arguing that their budget resolution will speed up tax cuts and trigger economic growth. grant and vicki? (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with meterologist lawrence. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that
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will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too.
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(grant)(2 shot) a little girl loses her prosthetic legs in
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the north bay fire wildfire. the cost for her single mom to replace them will be in the thousands(vicki)(2 shot) however thanks to the generosity of the company that manufactures her prosthetic limbs...the child received new prosthetic running blades today in fact, and kron4's haaziq madyun was there to see her smiling face when it happened lilly biagini is back on the move in her new prosthetic bladesnat/sot haaziqhow excited are you to get your blades back?the 9-year-old santa rosa resident lost her prosthetic limbs when her grandparents home burned down in the north bay firestorm
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biagini/lilly's mother: "our home, my parent's home burned down and inside of it was all of lilly's equipment, including her prosthetic limbs and her wheel chair. right here is lilly's wheel chair. i will go ahead and zoom in for you">paula o'rourke/hanger clinic: "so we just made her a new set of legs and given them to her in september">however when these folks here at the hanger clinic in san francisco learned about what happened to lilly...paula o'rourke/hanger clinic: "we gave her, her legs for free. we gave her new legs. she was born with a complexed medical condition called arthrogryposis. it is a complication with the joints. they don't bend. they don't move properly">as a result lilly had her legs surgically removed. the hanger clinic replaced them and now has replaced again
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lilly is an indescribable feeling">in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (vicki) coming up... people in santa rosa got a first look at their property today... we'll show you the damage that people are coming back to.(grant) plus... students escaped to safety after a school bus catches on fire.... hear how parents are responding after the break.
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(vicki) new at five... this bus is completely destroyed after it burst into flames in charlotte, north carolina. the driver and all 16 students were able to escape the fire safely. dashawn (day-shawn) brown reports on how parents are responding. nat sound:you can barely see the school bus through all the flameswithin minutes---the driver and 16 students from south mecklenburg high school-- all rushed to safety-after the bus started to smokethen burst into flamestimoni rushing:"and that's when the front just
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exploded!"timoni rushing was on the bus, and says it broke down just minutes beforebut the driver got the bus to restart, kept going,only, it wasn't long until they ended up here--timoni rushing:"well actually looked like it was about to explode. we didn't know."from chopper nine skyzoom--you can see just how bad this could've beenthe yellow school bus----now pale with ash and char---and the front completely gutted tonight---parents, who witnessed the aftermath-- wondered how this happened, parent:"it kind of scared me a little bit."and why .so we took that same question to the state's inspection agency and in an email a spokesman responded, a consultant has already been scheduled to further inspect this busand should be here mondayparent: "even if they have to get new buses, that's something they should be thinking about." timoni rushing:"i'm still pretty in shock, but i'm just glad everybody got off safely." (vicki) that was dashawn (day-shawn) brown reporting. investigators say the
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accidental fire started in the engine. (grant) coming up... some of the most heavily damaged areas following the north bay firestorm reopened today.... we'll hear from people returning to their property for the first time. are you taking the tissue test? yep, and my teeth are yellow. time for whitestrips. crest glamorous white whitestrips are the only
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of the orchard senior community were allowed back on property to see if their homes are still standing or not. (vicki) kron four's philippe djegal reports... unfortunately, dozens of homes were lost in the fire... but most survived. (philippe) it's been 10 days since michael costantini was evacuated from his home... and, when he left, the u-s army national guard wasn't posted outside of the orchard senior community like it is now. before entering the property, people who live here, allowed to return to their homes, were greeted by santa rosa police officers, checking identification, and prepared for the possiblity that their house may no longer be there.michael costantini/resident- "my homes in tact. i gotta new middle
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name -- it's called lucky. " nats- michael costantini/resident- "the house survived, but all the house across the street did not." it's clear from the video michael filmed using his cellphone -- that the recovery for this neighborhood will be long and difficult. he says he knows eleven families who have lost everything. michael costantini/resident- "i gotta process it on a number of different levels, and the levels come and go and my ability to process comes and goes." the property manager says of the 233 units here... 66 are a total loss. six others red-tagged... eight others damaged... so, in all, 80 units affected. that's a lot of people and a lot of families.rhonda mckinnon/ameri can red cross- "that's very sad to see." rhonda mckinnon is one of several volunteers with the american red cross, that welcomed returning residents with buckets full of supplies to help them safely sift through damage and clean-up.rhonda mckinnon/american red cross- "some of them, you can tell that they're nervous and they seem confused. they're not exactly sure what they're
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going to be seeing. so they're not actually packing for the, the actual going in and sifting through debris."nats- the santa rosa fire department stopped by to check on people... which meant a lot to michael costantini, who says the only reason his house is still standing is because of the crew from engine 31. he had a chance to thank them for saving what he's called home for the past year.michael costantini/neighbor- "in the end, i think we're going to have a better park, uh, then we had before. this is a great place to live and the thing that makes it great are the people." people who will need time to get their lives back on track. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news. (vicki) in another part of santa rosa...people were also allowed back in coffey park for the day.(grant) kron four's terisa estacio spoke to families who lost everything. intro: families in some of the burned out neighborhoods in santa rosa were able to return and sift through what was left of their homes. it was a slow and for many a tramautic experience. kron four's terisa estacio was in coffey park where she met up with one family as they
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tried to find some treasures among the ruins (estacio - live - coffey park neighborhood) it was a very painful day out here for so many residents of coffey park- i met up with the raygoza family. they have lived out here on kerry lane for the past 20 years. they showed up today hoping they could find something to salvage (estacio pkg) norma raygoza gently went through the debris of her much loved home she shared with her 3 children and husband. 32 55 this is my husbands watch, my jewelry. norma told me on the morning of the tubbs fire, she awoke coughing from the smoke. norma. my husband said it was far, but then i paniced and told kids, don't take anything we will be back, a police officer then on a loud speaker said evacuate. we are safe. but when they returned, fires were still burning and they could see, nothing was left - eduardo left his car. eduardo raygoza. it looks like a bomb went off. angelica. my room used to be over there. the raygoza's home was large a 2 story - but the intense flames leveled it completey, like so many others in the coffey park neighborhood. angelica. i liked by jordanched jeans collection. norma showed me some items like a mug from her wedding that is broken she was able to salvage as well as some other mementos. norma. this was above my bed.. so fragile, i hate to touch it. norma says she is still in a state of shock. norma. it is like i am still in a nightmare, in a blink of an eye, this all our work is gone. )estacio - really heartbreaking words comign up on kron four news at 6,
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another story to share with you about a man who found some of his wifes treasures in the ruins but he says - more than anything, he is grateful because his deaf daughter was rescued from the flames. that story at 6. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night
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skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much (grant)(grant)(grant)
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(vicki) coming up... a man is arrested for what he did to a small child in the north bay... hear what police are saying about him up ahead. plus... google invests a billion dollars in a bay area company... that story is after the break. .
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(vicki) new at five... ride hailing company-- lyft-- is getting a billion dollar boost. google parent company-- alphabet-- anncounced yesterday that its growth equity fund led to the one-billion dollar investment. it comes four years after the company's venture capital arm invested in uber. lyft remains a distant second to uber... both in terms of market share and valuation. the latest funding round values lyft at 11 billion, up from a 7-point-5 billion valuation in april. uber, by comparison, was last valued at 70 billion. (lawrence) coming up... i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.(vicki) plus.... one man is going to great lengths to find a kidney donor for his wife... we'll show you what he is doing up ahead.
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out of the north bay. let's check in with pam moore...pam what do you have coming up tonight on kron4 news at six?(pam) memories turn to ash.... the reality is hard for many in the north bay.... and especially for one family that has been in santa rosa for 50 years. their thoughts as they see what's left.. and what they can retrieve. on the lighter side.. how much would you pay for a bagel? we'll tell you about the bagel with a thousand dollar price tag. it's all coming up at six. but right now let's get back to the news at five. (pam)(pam) . (grant) a man from vacaville was arrested and accused of sexually assaulting a child. police have arrested 26-year-old jacob haynes. a witness called police saying haynes innapropriately touched a seven-year-old girl inside a business back in september. police say the girl was with
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her mother. police say haynes was an employee of the business when the incident happened. he was later arrested in his home. police have not received any other reports of haynes victimizing children. (vicki) san bruno police arrested two women in connection with a prostitution ring wednesday. it happened around six pm at an apartment on commodore drive near el camino real. xifeng (she-fung) yu and shu no zhang (jong) were arrested during an undercover investigation of the suspected brothel. police were already investingating the location following various complaints. the two women were arrested on suspicion of engaging in acts of prostitution. they were cited and later released. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meterologist brittney shipp.
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lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer
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temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too. .
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(grant) a 74-year-old man in utah is on a mission to save his wife's life--and he's spreading his message by wearing a sign. (vicki) it's gaining the attention of drivers...and thousands of people online. wayne winters says he is overwhelmed by how many people want to help him and his wife. kiersten nunez has the story. natsbut with every step he takes...natsand every car that passes..natswayne winters gets closer to his goal.wayne winters / searching for kidney match for wife:"i'm trying to get a kidney for my wife."nats "my wife has stage 5 kidney failure she's on dialysis and she doesn't like it it's horrible."wayne found the love of his life 26 years ago...now he's on the search to find her a kidney while deanne undergoes dialysis.. "it's really hard today this is the worst i've ever seen her...she don't look good."wayne says he felt helpless watching deanne suffer. "i didn't know what to do 0941 i felt like i needed
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to do something."wayne got the idea of the sandwich board after seeing another man online... that did the same thing and got national attention."i thought i can do this."so he hit the streets... "look at this road how busy it is from 3 to 6 o'clock its just like this i don't know which way to face so i just walk up and down."red letters spell out the plea for his wife...and the hundreds of people in utah also in need of a kidney.natsrush hour is his favorite time. "they're slowed down they can look at my sign they can't go home in a hurry (laughs).""it feels good being out here when people pull over and talk to you you are so elated."on the first day wayne had a man stop saying he would see if he was a match for deanne. "i say deanne i think we have a good chance of getting you a kindey."but until it's for sure...wayne will keep searching. "after ii get a kidney i will have my wife back the way she was normal helping people loving people she likes to serve other people."wayne says he's overwhelmed with all the support.. "she's so miserable with that dialysis love you
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too, make my day." (vicki) that was kiersten nunez reporting. winters knows finding a match isn't an easy process...but says this is now his life mission. and even when he gets a donor for his wife...he won't stop trying to get people to stop trying to get people to donate (grant) coming up... we'll show you what one girl is doing to help bring some confort to other children who went through a traumatic experience.... that is after the break...
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and put a little unicorn in your foam. no pressure but i really need to get out of here. they've been playing the same playlist for three months and i'm pretty sure you're not supposed to eat scones for dinner this many days in a row. mexico, hawaii, costa rica, i don't really know. i'm a quick packer. ♪ (vicki) new at five...
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one eight-year-old girl in denver decided to turn her own frightening experience into something positive. (grant) now her idea is bringing a little comfort to other kids impacted by traumatic events. deborah takahara has the story. destiny martinez likes what many 8 year old girls like.. soccer.. hanging out with her friends.. and collecting stuffed animals.destiny martinez/donated stuffed animals"i just love stuffed animals."but her stuffed animal collection is now making a difference.destiny
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martinez/donated stuffed animals"i gave them away to the police station to give them to kids that get scared in car accidents or see something really scary."she got the idea after she was in a car accident.grace martinez/mother"she was scared, she was crying, she didn't want to move.. the officers kept her in the vehicle just to keep her safe." so, with the help of her mom, she gathered up dozens of her own stuffed animals and took them to denver police department district 4.where she donated them and asked the officers to keep them in the trunks of their patrol cars and give to other children who may need them.destiny martinez/donated stuffed animals"they can just give them a stuffed animal and tell them you're alright, you got a stuffed animal..just calm down."grace martinez/mother"i am so extremely proud of her.. i didn't think that it would get this big."wesley keelan/denver police"i thought that was phenomenal.. especially for her to come up with such a simple idea. i mean, we would've never thought of that in, you know, years, so it just goes to show that in order to, you know, relate to kids, you've got to think like a kid."and officers say they have handed out several of the stuffed animals.. comforting children in traumatic situations.wesley keelan/denver police"as we were still kind of doing our investigation, i could see she was still crying and upset, and i went and grabbed one of the bears and tried to put a smile on her face."and that puts a smile on destiny's face. destiny martinez/donated stuffed animals"i just want to be kind and nice to the kids that saw all that stuff."
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(vicki) that was deborah takahara reporting... destiny and her mom say they have been overwhelmed by the response after d-p-d shared their story on facebook wednesday. (grant) they plan to continue collecting stuffed animals to donate to police. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) steve aveson and pam moore are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) an emotional homecoming for some residents in the coffey park area of santa rosa. for the first since the firestorm started.. they got to return to their neighborhood. what they lost,
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the heartache... and the search for memories.we are there with them tonight.(pam) the warriors star klay thomson steps up to help the victims of the destructive north bay fires. the unique way he is raising money for the cause. who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here.
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a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine. join energy upgrade california and do your thing.
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i'm steve aveson. and i'm pam moore. it was a slow process.... as victims dug through the ashes... hoping to find some treasures spared by the flames. it was an emotional day for many emotional day it was an
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it was an emotional day for many residents especially here in coffeey park where all the homes are gone. i met with with the luke family who was glad to find some mementos (estacio) warren luke delicately wiped off the soot of his wives figurines. he was able to find several under the ash. warren luke. my wife collected these over the years when i was in the coast guard. warren says although he and his wife are thankful for finding something they are more than overjoyed about this inside their home on kerry lane as the flames began to ripe through the neighborhood on the night of the fires his daughter, autumn 31 was asleep autum is deaf. warren. we raced back and we got her out i don't know what i would have done warren's brother in law came down from oregon to help out - warren. my daughter says it looks like apocalypse, hard to fathom. (pam) the orchard senior community in senior the orchard (pam) (pam) (pam) the orchard senior
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community in santa rosa ... was also severely affected by fire. . today, residents there were allowed back on the property to check the status of their homes. and, if their homes were still up, they were allowed to stay. the property manager says of the 233 units on the property... 66 mobile homes were destroyed. six others had to be red- tagged... and, eight others suffered some form of damage. in all, 80 homes were affected. one man, who says his home survived, believes the rebuilding process will be difficult... but says .. his neighbors will make it through this. michael costantini/neighbor- "be strong. this is going to take a long time for all of us to process. this is going to take a long time, but in the end, i think we're going to have a better park, uh, then we had before. this is a great place to live, and the thing that makes it great are the people." santa rosa police officers and members of the
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u-s army national guard held checkpoints today... outside the orchard senior community... just to make sure everything went smoothly. but tomorrow, the mobile home park will be released back to the property owners... and, the check points will most likely be cleared. ( pam ) many of the fire victims in the coffey park neighborhood are coming home to realize ... very little was untouched by the fire.( steve ) kron 4's camila bernal spoke to a world war ii veteran and pioneer of the coffey park neighborhood who saw his home for the first time today. despite losing all his belongings, he's grateful and has hope for the future.
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( steve ) the north bay firestorm tonight has the dubious distinction of being the most destructive wildfire in california history. cal fire posted this list showing the 20 worst fires to hit the state in terms of structures destroyed. the tubbs fire... which devastated santa rosa... is now at the top of the list. it surpassed the tunnel fire which is the official name given to the
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1991 oakland hills fire. also on the list are the nuns fire, atlas fire and redwood valley fire. the redwood valley fire has killed eight people in menodicino county. ( pam ) we have seen bay area sports teams stepping up for the north bay firestorm relief effort. today, warriors' star- klay thompson announced his own fundraiser which is performance- related.
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( pam )(on cam) imagine... driving through the wildfire with your little girl by your side, all the- while not knowing if you were going to survive..( steve )(on cam) that was the scenario one mom faced as she drove through santa rosa surrounded by flames... clutching the hand of her 9-year-old daughter. that mom tells her story to kron4's haaziq madyun
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biagini/lilly's mother: yeah!!! nat/sot haaziqyou guys made it because you guys are like super heroes. she is a super hero because she has a super hero momyou got to be a super strong kid to deal with that life or death scenario without the use of your prosthetic legs. lilly lost her's when her grandparent's home burned down in the frestormnat.sot haaziqwhen you couldn't get back to your legs how did you feel? thanks to the generosity of the prosthetic specialist at hanger clinic in san francisco lilly's prosthetic limbs were replaced for free
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california and we are very relieved to just to be in a bed and on an air mattress and just to be in a home again"> among the stories of loss of life and property in the north bay fires, there are heroing tales of survival like jessica and lilly's. in san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news (steve) in the south bay... desite the cool and moist weather conditions lately... cal-fire says the potential for new fires remains high. fire crews continue battle the bear fire in the santa cruz mountains... it has scorched more than 300 acres... and is at 40 percent containment. evacuation orders remain in place for parts of boulder creek. the fire destroyed four structures....and seven firefigthers were injured. cal fire says the rough terrain and heavy timber in the area is making it harder to reach full containment. a live look outside right
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now...(steve) as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some
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windy weather too. ( steve ) a reminder... you can get the weather forecast any time through the new version of the kron four mobile app. it includes live storm tracker four updates. the app is free to download for apple and android devices. be sure to enable the push alert feature so you can receive breaking news updates. ( pam ) one note tonight .... while we are talking about the north bay firestorm... today is the 26th anniversary of the oakland hills firestorm. the fire initially started on october 19th ... and firefighters thought they had knocked it
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down. but the winds kicked up the embers .... and it erupted the next morning. the flames killed at least 25- people and destroyed thousands of homes. it took three days for firefighters to bring it under control. investigators never could pinpoint an exact cause. recovery in north county beginning in earnest witha rally of supporters for napa strong the tragic death of a serviceman continues to be controversial as the white house does battle with a congresswoman over a phone call
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happening right now: oakland police are investigating a hit-and-run crash that sent a child to the hospital. the collision happened just before 1-30 this afternoon on 15th street near 8th avenue. there was a second crash reported at about the same time on foothill boulevard. police quickly tracked down the driver and arrested her. few details are available about the victim... but the child is in the hospital with major injuries and listed in critical condition at this hour. investigators say speed was a factor in the collision. (pam) in the east bay... darin white is now the permanent chief of the oakland fire department. white was sworn in by mayor libby schaaf today. he has served as interim fire chief for the last nine months. white assumed the position, after former fire chief teresa deloach- reed retired. deloach -reed came under pressure after the ghost ship warehouse fire last december which killed 36 people.
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department is moving forward with a variety of things important to us, to address things like the ghostship fire. whether it's the hills, our specialized response teams, or what we call our bread and butter operations in fire suppression and investigation, everything in its entirety.">(pam ) in addition to the ghost ship fire, the department has faced criticism for its response to a large apartment fire on san pablo... where four lives were lost. ( steve ) the search is still on tonight for the suspect that ran over and killed a man during a car jacking in san lorenzo. the victim is 46-year-old james figueroa... who was the father of two children. the alameda county sheriff's office says the suspect took figueroa's pickup truck after tossing him out of the vehicle. investigators say figueroa was then runover by his own truck as the suspect escaped. this is all happened on via del sol yesterday at about 5-30 in the morning. that's not far
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hesperian boulevard. few details are available about the suspect and the pickup truck. ( steve ) an update on a big story we first told you about yesterday on kron four news. a san francisco police officer is still in the intensive care unit tonight at san francisco general hospital. we are told elia lewin- tankel remains in critical condition after getting struck by a car. his family is thanking everyone for their support. the suspect is in custody as was suppose to be in court today. he faces several charges including attempted murder. the white house is defending president trump's chief of staff today....after he criticized a democratic congresswoman... it is part of the continuing fall-out regarding the president's condolence call to a widow of a green beret.. killed in niger .. catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine) while almost everyone is saying that the subject of a condolence call to a military widow shouldn't become a political spat.......it did. and it continues. president trump is accused of
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telling a widow that her husband 'knew what he signed up for.. thursday we heard chief of staff john kelly defend his boss... and slam florida congresswoman frederica wilson for politicizing the issue by criticizing the president. now the congresswoman is firing back.......saying kelly lied when he suggested she'd bragged in a speech about getting the money for a new fbi building in florida. and in fact - video of her speech does not support his charge.. all of this meantime, came up at a white house briefing today.... but only after wilson accused general kelly of lying. rep. wilson - i do not appreciate someone lying on me. if you lie on me, i'm going to answer because i'm not going to let you get away with it. sarah sanders/ white house press secretary - as general kelly pointed out, if you're able to make a sacred act like honoring american heroes all about yourself, you're an empty barrel. if you don't understand that, as we say in the south, all hat, no cattle. the white house
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press secretary raised eyebrows at that briefing when she also suggestedthat reporters should not question a 4-star general. and as all this was playing out....a different military widow released video today.... showing her warm conversation by phone with president trump earlier this year. it was a condolence call regarding the death of her husband who had been killed in afghanistan. if it was intended to end the ongoing debate and political bickering.....it apparently didn't help.pam and steve? let's take a look outside right now...(pam) meteorologist lawrenc karnow joins us now with the four zone forecast. lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so
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bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some
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windy weather too. (( áá pam / two shot áá )) there still is no firm commitment to the funding.. too.windy weather and some breaking heat and some windy weather too. (( áá pam / two shot áá )) there still is no firm commitment to the funding.. (( áá v.o. / pam áá )) but that has not stopped a series of protypes ofpresident trumps
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border wall from going up in san diego(( áá steve / v.o. áá )) and the power of pride and purpose on display in thenorth bay as a rally of those declaring napa strong is out in full force
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prototypes for president trump's proposed border wall have been taking shape in san diego... the public is seeing new photographs of what the huge wall on the mexican border might look like.... catherine heenan is here with a look.... (catherine) there's a row of 8 of these wall prototypes....standing in a dirt lot in san diego.. an imposing show of huge concrete and metal panels.... the bidding guidelines call for these to stand between 18 and 30 feet high...and be able to withstand at least an hour of punishment from things like
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sledgehammers, chiselsor torches. the trump administration hasn't said how many winners it will pick or whether the president will weigh in himself. companies have until october 26th to finish these models...but the last two versionswere being finished up this week. a wall to stem the flow of illegal immigration from mexico was one of president trump's campaign promises.(catherine) he's asked congress for 1-point-6 billion dollars to replace 14 miles of wall in san diego...and build 60 miles along a stretch of the texas border that's a hot spot for illegal crossings.. steve and pam? ( steve ) california's unemployment is holding steady for the month of september. it came in at 5-point-one percent... unchanged from august. the state says employers did add more 52-thousand jobs. california's unemployment rate however is well above the national average for september. nationwide the jobless rate was 4-point-2 percent... nearly a full point lower than
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california. ( pam ) four executives no longer work for scandal- plagued wells fargo bank. it is not clear whether the san francisco- based bank fired them... or if they left on their own. wells fargo is dealing with investigations into the opening of several million fake customer accounts.... and another scandal looking into customers being forced to buy auto insurance they did not need. the four employees who are no longer with the bank are a currency trader... and three high- level foreign exchange executives. (( áá steve / v.o. áá )) the president is commited to trimming the budget big time but in one area he's asking for a big increase(( áá v.o. / pam áá )) marshawn lynch got kicked out of last night's oakland raidervictory .... and now he is paying the price for what the n-f-l calls bad behaviour(( áá v.o. / steve áá )) damages will be over a billion dollars but peope gathering underthe banner napa strong say the rebuilding will be bigger and better than ever
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(steve) napa is trying to revive its economy after the fires slowed down business.(pam) tonight.. nearly a dozen businesses are participating in a fundraiser for victims. ((hermela in bam)) kron 4's hermela aregawi is live in downtown napa tonight
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.. hermela - tell us what's going on.. are there a lot of people? napa is trying to revive its economy after the fires slowed down business.tonight.. nearly a dozen businesses are participating in a fundraiser for victims.kron 4's hermela aregawi is live in downtown.. are there a lot of people? (hermela aregawi)yes this block is filled with people sitting at restaurants.. grabbing drinks.i mean it looks more or less like a friday would before the fires. i talked with the spokesperson for andaz hotel behind me.. he tells me the night has already been very successful. they've drawn in quite the crowd. they're doing five dollars drinks.. and a dollar of each drink will go to help local animal shelters who have been struggling to keep up with demand since the fires started nearly 2 weeks ago now.four restaurants and three tasting rooms and a few other businesses are having different specials and discounts to let people know napa is back in business.most of the restaurants and tasting
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rooms are along first avenue at franklin so if you're around, come out.we spoke with people who came from all the way to los gatos.. because they were concerned that the economy here would suffer and they wanted to come and spend a little money and lend their support. (hermela aregawi)the specials will continue until 9 tonight.coming up at 8.. we'll hear from the spokesperson for the andaz hotel about how the fires have changed businesses here.reporting live in napa, hermela aregawi, kron 4 news. staying in santa rosa... staying in staying in santa rosa... residents who were forced to evacuate the orchard senior community, once the fires hit less than two weeks ago, were allowed back on property to see if their homes were still standing. the u-s army national guard and the santa rosa police department held checkpoints at the entrances to make sure only residents were stopping by. the property manager says in all 80 homes were impacted by the
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fire. 66 of them were destroyed. in santa rosa, philippe djegal, kron four news. here at the hanger clinic here at the hanger clinic in san francisco a nine-year-old
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santa rosa fire victim is getting her legs replaced on the housein san francisco haaziq madyun kron4news ( steve ) quite a change in the weather overnight. there is snow up in the sierra thanks to the storm that rolled through. this video comes to us from the sugar bowl ski resort in placer countyl. meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now with another look at the four zone forecast... lawrence karnow: after a stormy night skies began to clear today. some parts of bay
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area had over a half an inch of rain. it is brisk and breezy outside right now. the winds are pickinig up again around the fire areas. if you're headed out tonight it should be cool and dry so bring a jacket. doppler radar is picking up a few remaining showers but those will soon end. on the satellite image you can see the big trough of low pressure along the west coast. it will make for a chilly night tonight as the air dries and as skies begin to clear. a huge ridge of high pressure will begin to build starting this weekend. that will send the jet stream well to the north and any chance of rain with it too. highs around the state will be mild in the central valley with 60s and low 70s, sunny 70s in los angeles and san diego, and the sierra will see highs in the 50s and 60s. around the bay tomorrow we should see mostl sunny skies and warmer temperatures. highs will be in the 60s and low 70s. much warmer weather will begin next week with the possibility of record breaking heat and some windy weather too.
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( pam ) tonight ... the trump administration is asking congress for an extra three -billion dollars to help the government prepare for the 2020 census. that would bring the total cost to 15- billion dollars to count people coast to coast.( steve ) but as kron 4's white house correspondent mark meredith explains, the money could go a long way to ensure everyone gets counted. trt: 1:13out: in washington, i'm mark meredith. decades before he was a billionaire and part of president trump's cabinet, commerce secretary wilbur ross was a census taker. "i was just happy to get a few bucks and be doing the work" now the secretary is in charge of america's 2020 census. and he's asking congress for three billion more dollars to get the job done. "we need to integrate a whole bunch of systems, because this is a very radical technological breakthrough" that breakthrough means
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letting census workers to do more counting online.as opposed to standard door to door counts in years past.the commerce department wants to test its technology next year. but the department says they've under estimated the costs to make that happen.the department says its goal is to work out all the tech kinks before 2020.florida senator bill nelson tells us he supports more money for the census, that is if it improves its accuracy."they best get ready, so we don't have a fiasco there" secretary ross tells us he's confident his agency can be counted on in 2020."we have to be ready ,the calendar isn't going to wait" however it'll be up congress to decide if the (( áá v.o. pam áá )) how much would you pay for a treat to go with your coffee?how about a thousand bucks? we'll tell you what makes this bagel so special.
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would you pay one-thousand dollars for a bagel.( pam ) that's what a new york city hotel is going to offer starting next month... but there is a catch. the westin located in times square is offering up this one-of-a-kind morning delight. if has alba white
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truffcle cream cheese...goji berry infused riesling jelly... and gold leaves. but don't expect to walk-in and have it served to you immediately... they need 24- hours notice. all proceeds from the bagel sales will go to new york's largest soup kitchen. in sports -- the raiders keep their season alive... after beating the chiefs last night but marshawn lynch's ejection is creating some concern for the raiders -- gary will tell us about the fallout the veteran running back is already facing -- gary has all the sports coming up
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what's new from light and fit? greek nonfat yogurt with zero artificial sweeteners. real fruit and 90 calories... you'll be wowed! try new light & fit with zero artificial sweeteners. the raiders keep their season alive after their win over the chiefs last night now the attention turns to marshawn lynch. the nfl
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suspends lynch one game for unsportsmanlike conduct...lynch pushed an official after derek carr got a late hit from fellow oakland native marcus peters. lynch ran on to the field from the sideline. according to raiders offensive tackle, donald penn... lynch was trying to protect peters in the scuffle. lynch has been a mentor to peters since the all-pro cornerback attended mcclymond's high school in oakland. head coach, jack del rio wasn't too happy with the decision lynch made "i was disappointed that he ran out because i knew that we had a 15-yard penalty and we were going to be in good shape. i didn't get a chance to have a conversation about it. i told him you can't leave the bench like that. that was about it. next thing i knew, he was being tossed. the ref told me that he had actually put his hands on him. what is a cause for
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concern for the raiders is lynch's antics after his ejection he was spotted in the stands during the game in the second half lynch left the locker room before halftime he did return after the game and celebrated with his teammates their win over kansas city. later he was spotted on bart with peters. peters.on bart with was spotted later he was spotted on bart with peters.
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meanwhile the 49ers down in santa clara they are getting ready to face the cowboys after a three game road trip dallas are six-point favorites. rookie quarterback, c-j beathard will be making his first n-f-l start. this sunday at levi's stadium it will be "dwight clark day". joe montana and dwight clark will be at the game. montana will address the crowd during halftime... and their a possiblity clark will do the same from a suite. today...head coach, kyle shanahan remembers meeting clark... when he was a ball boy for the niners
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as it was earlier reported in this broadcast -- klay thompson will donate one-thousand dollars for every point he scores over the next three games to the north bay fire relief. the warriors begin the road trip in new
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orleans. draymond green and andre iguodala are playing tonight against the pelicans golden state will be golden state will be looking for their first win of the year. head coach, steve kerr believes stopping demarcus cousins and anthony davis will a tough task for the warriors.
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former giants manager, dusty baker will not return to washington. the nationals
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fire baker after failing to advance to the nlcs. since moving to washington in 2005... the team has failed to win a playoff series. this year their season came to an end with a game five loss in the nlcs against the cubs this season the nats finished with 95 wins and won back to back division titles. (( v.o. / steve (( v.o. / steve áá )) how much would you pay for a walk on mars? details about a cool possiblilty coming up.
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space exploration is about to get a whole lot cheaper.(steve) nasa and google are teaming up to offer virtual walk on mars... for free. the experience... called "access mars"... was release yesterday. the technology virtually transports users to mars from anywhere. it simulates walking on the red planet and provides close-up views of discoveries made by the curiosity rover. you can view it on a computer, phone or through a virtual reality headset. visit kron4- dot-com for more information about taking your own walk on mars. last weather and goodbye
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final look at the weather with chief meteorologist brittney shipp. a full hour of entertainment news is on
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the way. at 7:00 it's inside edition, followed by entertainment tonight at 7-30. then we're back with kron 4 news at 8:00
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who are these people? the energy conscious people among us say small actions can add up to something... humongous. a little thing here. a little thing there. starts to feel like a badge maybe millions can wear. who are all these caretakers, advocates too? turns out, it's californians it's me and it's you. don't stop now, it's easy to add to the routine.
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join energy upgrade california and do your thing. >> oscar winner lupita nyong's shocking claim against harvey weinstein. >> what she says happened in his bedroom while her children were downstairs. president trump's call to a gold star which had glow it was
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recorded. >> he is an unbelievable hero. >> thank you, president trump. those words are very kind. the clown cold case murder. did she sell them her costume. look at the home she grew up in. it is filled with portraits of clown. >> so gross. look what we found at a restaurant that got an a rating from the health department. >> i see one, two. three. >> do you realize you have a rodent problem here. the grandma busted for drunk driving in her by kinly. >> do you know why you're going to jail. >> no. >> you have seen the video. now she is finally breaking her silence. >> i'm the bikini grandma. >> us, is this the any way to treat the guy who just asked you to mary him? now "inside edition" with deborah norville. hello. i'm diane mcinerney in for deborah norville. the list of harvey weinstein
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accusers is getting longer. now lupita nyong says when she was an acting student at yale university, the mogul acted inappropriately when she was visiting his home. it happened while weinstein's young children were in the house. >> lupita nyong is revealing a frightening encounter with disgraced movie mogul harvey weinstein saying he led me into a bedroom, his bedroom and announced he wanted to give me a massage. it happened at weinstein's mansion in connecticut while his three young children were watching a movie in a sound proof screening room. i thought he was joking at first. he was not. she wrote an opt-ed article for the new york times. he said he wanted to take off my pants and i headed for the door. several months later she says she met him for dinner at the tribeca grill restaurant in new york city. he said let's cut to the chase i have a private room upstairs where we can have the rest of
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our meal. he told me not to be so naive. if i wanted to be an actress, i have to be willing to do this sort of thing. when she refused. he said i don't know about your career. i think you will be fine. she was afraid she had awoken a beast and destroyed her career. >> two years later she won on oscar. the lapd is investigating whether weinstein raped a model in 2013. >> the 38-year-old model met with detectives for two hours and reportedly told them that harvey weinstein showed up somewhere out of nowhere after midnight and asked to come up to her room. she offered to meet him in the lobby but soon he was knocking at her door. >> he bullied his way into my hotel room. once inside, he was aggressive and asked to see me naked.

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