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says kron 4 news @ 5:30 p.m.. the oil spill that left a 2 mi. long sheen on the petaluma river yesterday is still under investigation the state fish and game department looking to what are not the company was dismantling the old tugboat is at fault. they could face fines or even criminal charges. you know crews are still on the scene of this bill. marin kelly shows as what's being done to clean up a hundred of a balanced bill. >> crews are trying get as much oil off this old tugboat as they can. when i zoom in you can see this team that's coming up the steam cleaners freezing to loosen up try to boil for the body of the ship. they're using these hose to suck it up into a tanker truck that's right over here. it's basically a giant vacuum cleaner that holloway of the pollutants. the trend of the tug as clean as possible before gets lifted of the water tomorrow. right over here you can see a bone that's meant to keep the oil from getting into
the rest of the river and its white things you see floating, where big squares of absorbent material which i assume then you could see some are black with oil from this bill. the state department of fish and game says so far no wildlife has been affected by this but they have several more of these preventative booms like this one here. they have shut down about 2 mi. of this river to fishing for the time being just to be safe. >> let's show you where this is on google earth the sources of this bill was right here at hopper street. let's take this bold to do better idea of what were talking about. yesterday the department of fish and game said there is a light oil sheen for 2 mi. down the petaluma river down to where highway 1 01 crosses the river right here. fishing game says that sheen is now gone which is still going to see boom in this area just as a precaution. for the fifth day in a row investigators are combing
through an east bay landfill worth using to give up their search for this named frederick sales. he's been missing since the body of his father ricardo was found in a hercules home more than a week ago. please believe ricardo sales was bludgeoned to death by efren valdemoro and made responsible for as many as four killings. efren valdemoro was killed by chp officers it through high speed chase last week. christine conley is live and to its board. >> no close down today the search of the landfill is over with chris will be back at 80 and tomorrow in the biggest clue they found so far a piece of letterhead that had hercules' address on it so they know their surging in the right to address. this is a massive landfill there searching through about 1 a. of trashed looking through. lets roll some video and walk you through the search and rescue operation. this is where they're searching and pittsburg it's the keller canyon landfill they've been out here for five days they're going through 3,000 t of
trash here at the landfill. hercules police said the volunteers will give up until they go through each piece of trash. >> they are determined, they're all in good spirits they want to help the family they want to provide answers to that family on the whereabouts of frederick. >> crews are speculating looking through the trash is because it was collected on the north shore business park and hercules and last week they found a white cadillac escalate in the park that was driven by efren valdemoro. he also used to work in the business park and knew that area very well. a surge that they did the part it was a very thorough search provided no clues to the trash had been taken away from the parks so that's what brought them here. search and rescue crews had been looking for this draft for five days it's a one week worth of trash that's collected from august 25th august 21st. it's been two weeks since frederick sales was last seen alive and so far this is the biggest lead
they have so far in the case. search and rescue crews will be back here at 8:00 a.m. tomorrow and they say they could be here through friday. >> pg&e customers are complaining those new smart leaders are interfering with other electronic devices around their home. as kron 4 rob reports 1 san jose mom believes her new smarmy turkish is interfering with our wireless baby monitor. >> the monitor was so loud and static he had to turn it off at night and that was frustrating >> and then she found lots of other people are complaining that those new so-called smart leaders like the one installed recently on her south san as a whole may be interfering not just with baby monitors but other consumer electronics as well by cordless phones crushed for openers for security systems. >> it was shortly after the smarmy or when and its in retrospective realize that's when it started because i didn't think any connection whatsoever.
keeping your static coming for still. also what i hear now is a periodic dropping out of the signal. i don't even know that the monitor his picking up everything from the baby. >> she's convinced the smarmy tour is interfering with the baby monitor what transmit data back to the utility. she said piccinni told her the smarmy tour meets all fcc standards and suggested the problem lies with the baby monitor not the smarmy tour. >> would be nice to they said hey yes it action interferes with some of the product sure it meets standards but it's right at the edge of probably interfering with more people stings than they want to admit. >> a spokesperson for be ginnie acknowledged the utility is in fact looking into veronica's clam and other similar complaints because it is no evidence that's more meters are interfering with baby monitors or any other such devices. >> current conditions are a lot cooler than the worth 24 hours
ago. temperatures running in the '60s off. santa rosa is our role is location this afternoon at 84 degrees. a antioch 79, have one day 57 temperatures down quite a bit from yesterday. 23 degrees cooler in redwood city, 26 cooler in concord in livermore and will see additional cooling as we head into tomorrow. if more on that and we can forecast coming up. >> developing is to tell you about dozens of house fires continue to rage across the city of detroit michigan the fire officials say it's not due to an arsonist. according to the detroit free press if the fires are being planned and downed electrical wires there surveying the damage from one place which claims of the 17 structures down power lines start the fire. why wins for causing dead limbs to fall from trees knocking down the wires which have been igniting. the winds are making it more and more difficult to contain the fires as you could see in the video. about 20 structures were reported burning on the city's east side and at
least 15 fires are reported on the city's west side multiple houses are still ablaze. fire crews crisscrossing the city to try and put a stop to it. a live in the newsroom kron 4 news. >> not only are strong winds tampering efforts to put out the blazes i also bought between on twitter if reporting crews are having trouble putting out the fires due to lack of water pressure since most of the homes on fire on taken. the big question at how the fire start? one user speculates that we have been set by homeowners about to lose our homes that pursing collected said clip that insurance. found pictures posted by twitter users. right here the first picture shows a detroit guard apartment setting up a command center you can see the truck right there and a few people milling about on the side. we have another picture here it depicts the side of detroit let me make this a little bit larger for you the side of detroit just of flames you can see the smoke it's so thick you can even see the blue
sky in the background. were going to continue to search for the latest information about the detroit fires on line and bring them to you later in the newscasts. >> a live look inside the bay bridge toll plaza nice as can be no traffic coming into the city off and no problems in the commute to slow the rate left.
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define out how loud it could potentially get. >>it's no secret that bart trains are loud. but just how loud are to your hearing? today we rode bart and armed with this meter that measures loudness in decibels to find out. here at the montgomery station you get 80 to 85 decibels when the train rolls in, which is about the same loudness level as
traffic. that level isn't too bad but in the transbay that where things get louder. in here sound being greeted by the train on the tracks reflects off the narrow concrete tunnel and back towards the cars where the riders are. we had the meter in hand for the whole ride across the bay. the most of the ride was close to 100 decibels which is a level tha hearing damage can occur when your exposed to that level of noise for a prolonged period of time. to give you an idea of how m m m mh train is what levels of lead in the west oakland platform and here's what they are, like a parking lot off the station where the level struck down to the 70's. keep in mind, a ride across the bay is only 10 minutes long that length of exposure may not be enough to cause any damage but you can always wear earplugs while riding a train. in san francisco daniel kron 4 news. >> work has started on highway 680 on a new carpool lane running south 14 mi. this is from highway 84 down the highway 237 just off fremont. for the next few weeks the
southbound lane will be closed off while work crews paint double white lines for the lane. this elaine for we'll also look drivers to use express lane for price using a fast track pass it will cost about $6 to use said. if the land what 3 entry and exit points and is expected to open september 20th. >> are extended forecast the cool weather continuing into tomorrow with those wins even a little dry so close to the coastline to warm up into the weekend if of a complete forecast in just a few minutes.
this is off the coast of galveston dozens of pilots are close by flooding in san antonio and dallas is expected to get a month's worth of rain and couple days. her main made landfall late last night these pictures from padre island give us an idea of the intensity of the downpour. today her meanness
making its way through central texas curving northeast. by thursday afternoon it will be in oklahoma. right now much of east texas is under a tornado watch. this picture shows one of the bottle clouds forming. flash flood warnings a route from central texas. this picture shows some of the close freeways and san antonio. the national weather service said the orange area at the center of this amount will get more than 5 in. of rain some places in the rio grande valley have reported more than 1 ft. of grain as many as 30,000 homes are without power. >> casters are expecting it to spread as far north as oklahoma and kansas. let's go to jackson for more on that. >> let's which won the golden gate picture to tracker want to show you what that storm looks like here when storm tracker 4 radar there's the eye of the
story in central texas you conceal the yellow on your screen its north of boston and a lot of the yellow up near balance. you can see all the yellow even the red on your screen very heavy rainfall in these areas it's easy to see why they're going to get downpours over the next couple of days and 5 in. of rain. this area and looks more like what we would see with tornado activity we're definitely seeing both of those things out there. locally a much different current conditions and have the jurors are much cooler than they were yesterday. rising temperatures down as much as 25 degrees in some spots. 50 in oakland 66 in oakland, 63 and a word or inland spots also just in the upper 60s for some locations. i mentioned to 25 degree drop some places even more than that concord in livermore down 26 degrees at this hour 23 degrees cooler in redwood city and 24 in now but and this will continue into tomorrow. we'll see fog stretch in oakland into tomorrow
morning we will have widespread fog south of the golden gate but notice it's sort of patchy appear to the north. we will get a blast of cold air over the bay area tomorrow and then mixes of the fog. the net o'clock hour you will see getting warm in the north bay and the touches down through the bay shore in the peninsula indicating what's to come and that's the mixing of the fog into the afternoon. will see mostly clear skies with fog came along the coastline. temperatures will the cooler out there again tomorrow plus the windy conditions so it will be a blustery cold day like fall rather than the end of summer. wednesday and into friday those temperatures bump up just a little bit each day but into the weekend elopes about five degrees below average always see sunshine for the afternoon. >> and world news store huge street protests in paris today people really of rage over plans to raise the country's retirement age from 60 to 62.
the french don't eludes what amounts to two years of retirement benefits. strikers to trucks and trains and planes even mail delivery. french of marshall's one to bring attention back into the black by 2018. millions of londoners have been miserable trying to get to work today because of the strike by the city. a subway workers thousands of maintenance workers and drivers and station staff walked off the job for 24 hours. this is a dispute over planned job cuts more than three and half of people use the london to today they were overloading buses and trains and real bullets. if india is plagued with strike problems two workers were on a day long industrial strike quite a lot of streets because drivers are on strike among other things. they're protesting alleged violations of labor laws and other problems the public transit drivers who were on the job working from sections including coal, power and banking. airlines were affected
eight major trade unions were involved. >> a strong earthquake that hit christchurch new zealand september the fourth was one of the worst country seen in 80 years. web producer kimberly sakamoto shows us what it looks like on google earth. >> fire here shows not only that huge earthquake but it shows the hundreds of aftershocks that followed. the 7.1 is the first in the series of aftershocks that lit up the page. the dog show you where in the country and to the right will find information about each quake that shows up. the different colors and sizes show you the depth and magnitude of the quake. there is a color coded line at the bottom telling you how deep the quakes were centered. this not showcases the 216 earthquake that happened in the 50 hour. kerrey did you like to take a look about herself as our whats on the web
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multimillion-dollar restoration project was years of leaking. this is the body of water that was once dry lands but this project has restored a back to what and status. over here you can see one of several viewing platforms that's been set up for the public to learn more about the wetlands of what it means to the apartment. as you can see your water is coming in from the bay underneath these bridges as a couple points where it's based on the tides and the water comes in and out the flesh in the area and keeping a vital. the two injured 37 a. and a drive
for decades he is a result harvest. the government $100 million after five years the project is finished including the silence is sealed their design for bird nesting. this picture shows how dry things were when the work began five years ago and how looks now flush with a water new habitat. part of a larger project restoring wetlands around the bay. the burning building certain palms specifically designed to maximize the wild life benefits to those species. come october the area will team with shore birds and for the first time in many years. disinfected soared storm water may soon eñbe used to irrigate n francisco park.
>> he likes his friends here it would be hard for him to make friends at a different school. we don't know where >> the council meeting will start at 6:30 p.m. however, the actual agenda item about the school will, until 8:15 p.m. at that time were expecting here and we parents talking to the council baking the school to get money so the kids don't have to go the other schools next year. >> moving now to novato nearly 40 students will have to transfer schools some more than two weeks into the school year. as kron 4 kate thompson reports
the superintendent said the district has no choice if it wants to keep desperately needed state funding. >>even after hiring more teachers in august when the district noticed the enrollment numbers grade 3 was enough. the superintendent said the district didn't overbook the classes, it was a flood of last minute registration which causes a crisis. >>we did not overfill classes, people just showed up on the first day and we said oh my goodness were over by 3, over by>>if on the first day of school more that 20 students in a class, a state mandated fee that the district paid dearly for its seating. >>for every student over 20, we pay $1050.00. we lose that money. it's a penalty from the state. >>as for waiting two weeks for moving children to other schools the district said that its standard waiting to see who
is coming and whose not. reporting in novato kate thompson kron 4 news. >> outside of all of elementary many parents disagree with the district's decision to move young students but the executive director for education said the recall was made. >> it it's horrible kids get established with their friends a special one their past kindergarten they should remain with their bats. >> i don't think it's like much of the start school men have to be moved he should know about it before the school year starts. i >> don't think there's anything about the procedure that's going on now that's about choosing money over kids that it's about try to make the best use of scarce resources that are available. >> the school district said it
is spots to open up children room be moved back to their original school. if >> the man accused of shooting fremont police officer was in court today. 20 year-old andrew barrientos is facing charges for allegedly shooting officer young in oakland during the arrest attempt. the suspected gang member is charged with 10 felonies includes murder, carjacking if kron 4 was in the courtroom today when andrew barrientos was brought in trade >> when andrew barrientos men accused of shooting todd young entered the court room was filled with these fremont police officers 70 of fremont's 180 officers can show their support for the wounded 16 year veteran. andrew barrientos was wearing a red jumpsuit hand shackles at the waist and he tried to make it by contact with three female family members in the court room but had to be difficult to see them imbedded in a sea of fremont officers filling close to 50 seats and a dozen more standing in the room. andrew barrientos he spoke briefly with
this attorney and had this to say about the case. >> i will say our deepest best wishes go out officer young and his family during his recovery. whether this turns out to be an intentional shooting of a police officer or a tragic misunderstanding on the streets of oakland it remains to be seen. >> fremont police officer said his cops do not believe there's any misunderstanding in this case. >> the suspect did wrong he has to face the consequences. the law work its way through the process as it's designed to protect i'm confident that he's going to go to prison. >> the judge told andrew barrientos there is no bail in this case and his arraignment will be held over until next week. in oakland kron 4 news. >> officer todd young remains in serious condition at highland hospital feet in oakland where he's been since he was shot on the 27th. he will the american red cross said it's seen a 50%
increase in blood donations since the shootings. >> those house fires raging across the city of detroit michigan are being blamed on all downed electrical wires. according to the detroit free press firefighters say these are not arson caused fires instead is a high winds were causing dead limbs to fall from trees knocking down the wires which have been igniting. the winds are also making it more difficult to contain the fires. about 20 structures were reported burning on the city's east side near detroit's northern border and at least 15 fires are reported on the city's west side. multiple houses are ablaze and fire crews are crisscrossing the city to try and put a stop to them. so far there are no reports of injuries that many homes have been destroyed and there have been complaints from residents about the fire department's response time. live in the newsroom dan kron 4 news. >> can it's a mess in detroit right now we try to break down
to 31 google earth is really hard to keep up with because these cars are popping up all over detroit. let's show you what's going on here. mcclellan street at least two fires pop up in this area and you can see it's pretty crowded with homes. there have been a number of the fires over here also a number of fires here on clinton and vandyke and we move over west and you can see seven mile and owner this is where at least 17 structures most of them empty that caught fire. it then you pull out and you can see over on robin wood fires as well. then there are more fires that burned on the west side of detroit. it's a mess for firefighters to keep up with right now. >> look at our current conditions things are certainly a lot cooler out there today that what we saw yesterday as much as 25 degrees cooler. the only place where it stayed relatively warmer san rosthe saa
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protect your loved ones. investigators are combing through an east bay landfill refusing to give up their search for missing hercules man. frederick sales you see him there has been missing since august 26th. please believe his father was bludgeoned to death by efren valdemoro who may be responsible person and is thor killings. efren valdemoro was killed by chp officers last week. christine conley as live in pittsburgh christine how they found any clothes? >> no close down today but no more searching today. let's go ahead and roll some video and walking through what they're doing. >> right now this landfill is the biggest lead hercules please have in the search for 35 year- old record sales. it's been almost two weeks since sales was
last seen alive in this hercules home. just days before his father was killed. for the five days search and rescue crews most of them volunteers have been carefully and meticulously sifting through the trash here at the keller canyon landfill. >> are determined in all in good spirits they want to help the family, they want to provide answers. >> to the police and at the landfill because it's where the trash from the north shore of this is part in hercules is brought. that's the police found his white cadillac to escalate at the park that was driven by efren valdemoro. he also used to work out of business in the park and knew the area while. a thorough search of the this is park last week provided no clues about the trash had already been removed. for the past five days search and rescue crews with hard hats and gloves had been searching through 1 a. of trash in the park >> nothing of alston's search we
will work with the family and talked to friends and solicit clues from the community. >> they're going through 3,000 t of trash and that's why it's taking so long. the backyard 80 am tomorrow is possible the search could last for the next several days. >> i look at our current temperature change of the past 24 hours. boy it is a much different picture out there today is in debt. temperatures down as much as 26 degrees much cooler today. cooler weather ming up and a full forecast in just a few short minutes. the most powerful half-ton crew in america has a powertrain backed for 100,000 miles.
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then they're using these hoses to suck it up into the tanker truck that's right over here it's basically a giant vacuum cleaner that will haul away all the pollutants. to try to get the talks as clean as possible before gets lifted into the water tomorrow right over here you can see boom that's meant to keep the oil and getting into the rest of the river and is waiting to see floating our big squares of absorbent material which one is a man you can see some of them are black with oil from the spell. the state department fishing and game said so far no what life has been affected by this bill if but they have several more of these preventative bones like this one here at different locations up and down the river. they shut down about 2 mi. of the record for fishing for the time being just to be saved. >> pg&e customers are complaining those new smart beaters are interfering with other electronic devices around their home. with kron 4 rob
reports once in as a mother police her new smart leader is interfering with our wireless baby monitor. >> the monitor was so loud and tacky that i had to turn it off at night and it was kind of frustrating and didn't know what was causing >> it> then brought up to found out lots of other people are complaining those new so-called smart leaders like the one installed recently on her south san jose home may be interfering not just with baby monitors and other consumer electronics as well like cordless phones, grosz for openers and security systems. that was shortly after the smarmy or when and carried the realize that's when it started because i didn't think of any connection whatsoever. you can hear static coming through still also what i hear now what is periodic dropping out of the signal. i don't even know that the monitor is picking up everything from the baby's room. >> to convince the smarmy tour is in order during with a baby monitor when a trance met statrk
to the pg&e. it would be nice if they said yes it does interfere with some of the product sure it meets standards the my guess it's rated the edge it's probably interfere with more people's things that they want to admit to. a spokesman >> end for a piccinni's said the utility will take another look at a product has claimed that is encouraging others with similar smart major issues to come toward. in san jose kron 4 news. >> riding bart is an easy way to get around the bay area but the levels of noise on the train could be cause for concern. daniel from kron 4 road bart today to find out how loud it can potentially get. >>it's no secret that bart trains are loud. but just how loud are they and could they be hazardous to your hearing? today we rode bart and armed with this meter that measures loudness in decibels to find out. here at the montgomery station you get 80 to 85 decibels when the train rolls
in, which is about the same loudness level as traffic. that level isn't too bad but in the transbay that where things get louder. in here sound being greeted by the train on the tracks reflects off the narrow concrete tunnel and back towards the cars where the riders are. we had the meter in hand for the whole ride across the bay. the most of the ride was close to 100 decibels which is a level tha hearing damage can occur when your exposed to that level of noise for a prolonged period of time. to give you an idea of how much things change once dropped the train is what levels of lead in the west oakland platform and here's what they are, like a parking lot off the station where the level struck down to the 70's. keep in mind, a ride across the bay is only 10 minutes long that length of exposure may not be enough to cause any damage but you can always wear earplugs while riding a train. in san francisco daniel kron 4 news. >> a live look inside from our mount tam cam look to the camera shaking that's how breezy is
outside right now. were looking at the clouds starting to rolling over the bay. our current conditions it is a lot cooler today and when you factor in the winds you just saw the breezy conditions it feels even cooler. 60 degrees in san francisco in oakland, 67 in hayward, '70s in our inland locations it's a big drop over what we saw out there yesterday. as much as 24 degrees cooler in san francisco that's where we saw that cooling 321 degrees cooler in san mcauliffe same thing in oakland and concord 23 degrees cooler in hayward the what was sought out there yesterday. additional cooling expected into tomorrow as well temperatures about 9 degrees cooler than what we saw yesterday. 64 in oakland, are in the spots 60 to livermore for high temperatures. in 69 in san jose. a look of your kron 4 here is a look at your 7 day around the bay around the bay forecast the cooling and can't continues
tomorrow on the windy conditions will as well. when about 20 mi. an hour expected in gusts of up to 30. were also expect interest along the coast with the clouds and fog rolling back and carried as we head into the rest of the week temperatures will pump up a little bit each day and into the weekend temperatures law pilaf but they will stay about five degrees below average for this time of year. stay with us will be right below average for this time of year. stay with us will be right back after this break. ( barking ) but destroys fleas. so ask your veterinarian for advantage, the flea specialist for gentle, but effective, flea control. as governor, he cut waste got rid of the mansion and the limo budgets were balanced. $4 billion in tax cuts. world class schools and universities. clean energy promoted. 1.9 million new jobs created. california was working. i'm jerry brown. california needs major changes.
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tonights big stories in one big block of news more crews more stories right now our top story. >> in nevada two weeks after the first day of school dozens of kids are being told they have to leave the school that they have been attending and be moved to other schools. the school districts said that many of those schools are over enrolled and they must move about 40 students to different schools. reporting in a bottle kate thompson kron 4 news. if >> here in richmond the state of baja why is going to lead shipment to schools rest of the kansas city council who could vote tonight on whether to give one-and-a-half million dollars to the financially troubled school district in no to save the school. for expected deal for parents were worried moving your kids to another school could be disruptive to their education. the city will have to give the district money otherwise the schools will close
next year. >> in pittsburgh this is the fifth day search and rescue has been at this land go searching for clues andrew berry and his accuser shooting a fremont police officer minutes for a score room appearance seven police officers can of the courthouse to show the support for officer todd young copley's chief said is still recovering from his injury. hill be better written for month according to the doctors. as for efren valdemoro he was held over until next week and he ordered no bill in this case. in oakland kron 4 news. >> in developing news to cross to trade the fires continue destroying dozens and dozens of homes and other structures. firefighters say high winds are causing dead limbs to fall from trees knocking down electrical wires which had been exciting.
those are making it more difficult to contain the fires. several dozen fires in the northeast and west side of the city of detroit so far no reports of injury but many home so the are destroyed. live in the newsroom kron 4 news. >> in petaluma and effort is underway to clear up the hundreds of gallons of oil from leaking from his old tugboat into the petaluma river on monday. booms have been set up at numerous locations and absorbent pads have been left to flow around to soak up the pollutants preserve heat cooking remove any remaining well which will be hauled out of the river on wednesday. the state apartments said there's been no reports of this wildlife injured from the stalled trade >> here in san jose new controversy surrounding the pg&e smart leaders like this one. from the cause of san jose is one of the growing number of residents who complained utility that this march leaders which transmit information back to utility are interfering with electronic devices such as baby
monitors cordless phones and rushed for openers. piccinni's said it's looking into the complete but insist as marketers are not to blame. >> another big story major swap of wetlands . the two end of the 7 a. slightly dry for decades used as a sort of the salt harvesting into the federal government bought for $100 million after five years the project is finished including those silent to seal their design for bird nesting. this picture shows how dry things were when the work began five years ago and how it looks now. come october the area will be will shore birds for the first time in many years. >> and san francisco bart trains makes for an easy commute but it could be hardening hearing. this level meter is measuring the some levels on the part train. it's averaging about 95 to 100 decibels which is a level were prolonged exposure can cause hearing damage. regular readers of the train every some to be concerned the to disallow this
part of the transit system that's because the narrow concrete tunnel reflects all the son to drink crates back towards the light is on the cars. but if you're still concerned you can always get earplugs. in san francisco kron 4 news. >> our big weather story tonight cooler weather today and that will continue into tomorrow our high temperatures a far cry from yesterday's lows in the '60s and '70s although we did see a couple a degree readings. 84 santa rosa, 81 antioch otherwise temperatures in the '60s or '70s. 67 in hayward, 74 in concord look to the difference over the past 24 hours. san francisco 24 degrees cooler, 21 degrees cooler in san revile and oakland in concord. 23 degrees cooler in hayward overall temperatures were down nearly 20 degrees across the bay area. the cooling is going to continue into tomorrow. temperatures down an additional five degrees tomorrow, 59 to san francisco,
64 oakland to 65 and a word appeared our inland valleys upper 60s and low '70's and will see gusty winds so it is after the winds on top of the low temperatures is going to feel like a >> blustery full day> >> done in nicaragua and made a bus bridge crossing this was pretty tricky the bridge is completely rain doused although you can still cross the driver didn't have a lot of choice only other way out of the town was another bridge that had been closed. nobody has been heard in the flooding is run a lot of people and damaged homes. people knew it zealander traumatized by the 7.1 quake which hit christchurch this weekend badly damaged buildings are now being torn down. people of been warned that another major quake could happen in coming days. there been dozens of powerful aftershocks some of them today. the looking at the of the quake
as it happens saturday. the city center still quarantined off the only two people were allowed into a complete cleanup. the 34 for the miners trapped in chile video updates like this being shared with family letting everyone see the roquet. although some relatives are upset single letters that her writings are being delivered. it's been suggested but some lenders are being held back so as not to upset the minors. nasa experts have been sharing advice on how to cope down there they say it's very similar to the confines base astronauts have to share for extended period. >> weather may have helped in the relief of a japanese journalist held against as well in afghanistan. web producer kimberly stock amado tells us how the trick camera how to tweak his location and status. >> pc he was held captive for five months with a low ranking soldier show them his new cell
phone the soldier didn't know how to use the pointer the internet so he asked him to show him. the journalists activated the internet service he showed his captors had a great news on the device and up the look he also told them they should check out twitter he showed them how to look it by sending out these two tweets in english. the first round talks says i'm still alive but in jail. the other one this is his captor and where he was. now he was released just a day right after those tweaks were sent out. he later told reporters he doesn't think his captors realize the retract. to read all about his story is a www.kron4.com on the web section and right after the break stan rst day.
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store bag also floating in the same day. hoping i'm in the city of brisbane near the edge of the bay and on the border of the city of san francisco. this strip of land has trash everywhere and i do mean everywhere. under this tree all kinds of trash like this pvc pipe and plastic bags hang of its branches. while the shoreline more trash like this used bag of junk food and although it has its recycle message it wasn't. as you get closer to the water you may find what's left of styrofoam containers and full garbage bags. in the water, lots of plastic bags some floating into the water and some on top. and some simply blowing in the wind. some plastic bags and have been blown across the freeway from the recycling plant but some trash like this beer bottle or more than likely left there by someone refusing to use a garbage can. i contacted robert reid from recycling about all the plastic bags and he
suggested a solution to the problem. reusable tote bags we can reuse is bags thousands of times please don't use plastic bags. in fact he showed me tons of plastic bags that have blown away every day headed for the landfill. some bags blow away in and out break here in the bay and in the trees. in brisbane stanley roberts kron 4 news. if >> if you of a comment or story idea for stanley e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. venus williams make a run at another u.s. open title gary has that story next ended tiger woods make the u.s. ryder cup lead. gary has the answer in all your sports coming up next. >> i'm kimberly sakamoto right now www.kron4.com or helping to prepare for the next big one with our special section on earthquakes. take a look at our real-time seismographic watch dollar video coverage of quakes in the bay area and around the world. we also have a place to
evening everybody tiger woods will represent his country in the upcoming at ryder cup does a lot of discussion because of his troubles since november. his subsequent drop in terms of winning on toward the key is not won since the end. would still is number one and ryder cup it's not that great of the writer his record is 10 wins 13 losses and to draw us. he is an individual performer as opposed to the team concept but it sounds like a joke but if i'm nbc hit and
televising that thing i hope for a tiger woods on that's what. tiger woods will represent the country. giants are under way in arizona a giant wind and padre loss. the dodgers their dead even in the national league can western division. the great each row one down the line and look a best opening game yesterday that's mad carson the a's plan really nice baseball they trail the rangers by only seven games. the loss for new york and they play the yankees the the and they make little run. were focused on were the standings are were coming out every day try to play hard in what is many games as we can. the a's the mariners go off and a few minutes. venus williams going strong at denied states open
she's taking on italian francesca. here she is so i'm picking the this and this one. i'm not afraid to take a stand. the only american left in the tournament. the only american laughed seven grand slam titles including two of the united states over been carried her sister serena up as most of you followed tennis no that's. the been no heisman trophy winner in 2005 renamed it reggie bush is going to have relinquished his heisman trophy that's according to yobbo sports the deal goes that bush took this money from a man who hopes to be his agent it did work out that what got him in trouble the agent supposedly put reggies family up in a rather expensive
house and you can't do that when they're in college. kim car-and he's losing the heisman nine out of here. the bottom line is in the agent said i would of brought this topic if reggie just said go along and pay back. reggie didn't pay him back. he said because of a good football player can always get out of things and it didn't work here. >> is indeed getting better now sending things on twitter carried >> i guess i said nobody's feeling good about themselves going gets mad at somebody else. the ever noticed that? i've ever held my baby is set at a beautiful this on my has been so happy what i just you're on the view pureed the house and committee said it's not official were waiting to see what happens here but will be surprised if you can't take
$350,000 what you're in college and not get back. reggie will lose his eyes and. initial four will be san leandro dennis he will be the quarterback in waiting here pass will said and no good to start very good news if you're in san leandro native. you will see one of your own town fellows who made good in action. when we return the latest or investigative piece if he broke his back academic. fern is ready to go you saw. everytime i see a game things are flying. you have to put a screen around all the takes is one guy gets hit in doesn't get out. for new look into this. i looked into this and have not been hit by flying back. burning glance at broken bat is his beat he's next. rid of the mansion and the limo
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when you see a broken back and no joke of your sitting there watching the game fine but a lot of people visiting with friends if your picture go ahead vern it. this was the as the other night. 13 >> year-old boy hit and had taken to the hospital you and i we cover the a's and the giants all the time and this kind of thing happens here is in the yankees' game but this is really kind of alarming and an issue. we ask derek of the ballpark today about that. you swing hard you lose a little bit of your grip and the backup fault goes flying. i think it's part of the game it's unfortunate that people actually get hit to and see lot of it to cure a lot of times people don't have it but the few times they do get hit a gets massaged and that's the sad thing.
>> a lot of the deal serious college follow college baseball the aluminum bats are dangerous because the ball jumps off that bad and talking about the pictures 60 ft.. have you remedy this? >> i think you have something they're all you can do is expand the screen. you're told when you're sitting at close to watch for flying bats and balls during the course of games we have to essentially keep your head on the swivel. >> like the yankee stadium some of those seats are thousand dollars are so close. the giants the the most expensive some people say at want to scream and the enemy but all pay $2 for the sea but that's the rescue pay. that's scary we see this all the time is going to take some getting hit and not getting out and that will go from there. >> go to college football's dallas and for the open up the weekend with big wins over the team. on the cal game we expect to see chaney's the heisman
hopes and and then this freshman keenan allen nobody saw the incoming he goes for passed up the back inside for a huge plays. this guy's just a few months removed from a senior fund and hacarried >> what you do for an encore now. i >> keep getting better and how teammates out. q >> is in our camp a few years ago or whatever was it was very evident at that time that he was gifted. >> speaking of gifted we saw him on the field and off the field in the recording studio to >> this kid is like 19 or 18. oscar is a clip. >> (music)
>> the and see a better not hear about that. (laughter) oftentimes we joke about this that the athletes are so one- dimensional but this guy >> is a half brother as a quarterback is coming out of the college. >> he keeps having those thousand yard running backs and he's got another one in the wings just waiting to go in marina get down here. >> real quickly stanford played sacramento state san jose state won backing got slaughtered by alabama at no time in for those one-sided openers. and of the best teams. >> temperatures they have a top
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