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fishing but there's still more work to do. marin kelly shows us what's being done to remove the tugboat. >> getting this tugboat out from word is behind me is turning it to be no easy task. the state department of fish and game said it will be at least two days before a completely clear it's turning into such a big job to shut down operations for today so they can reevaluate their plan. earlier today you can see this video they had a work road here using a blowtorch he was working to cut this vessel into three pieces so it could be more manageable to get out safely. the might still go ahead with the planned a big inflow was safe to continue today because the winds of kicked out and the word about flying sparks and the george grading a fire hazard. if they're going to reevaluate whether they need to bring him bigger more powerful machine read all of this 90 t tug out from the bank board is now. today's the bones in place around this a emerge friend and a tug that's just in case to catch any oil they missed when cleaning up this vessel to
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yesterday's. there's two more booms in place just further down the river. those will stay in place until the job is done. so far they say there been no verified reports of wild life injured from the spill. marin kelly kron 4 news. >> good news for students to return of the city is voted disabled preschool switch were slated for closure if you can see this video a was a packed city council meeting last night. the city will pay for the schools with $1.5 million out of richmond's general fund. for now the doors of kennedy high school and two elementary schools will stay open. >> let's take a look at a couple of live cameras outside rate now will start with the roof cam over downtown san francisco it looks kind of ominous with these dark clouds overhead. we've seen broken clouds of the day and that will continue into the evening. you can seize brakes of sunshine in san jose and the camera shaking around because of
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the winds. it all look at our current conditions certainly on the cooler side we saw blast of cold air that shot into the bay area with the storm passing us to the north. 60 in oakland 59 in half moon bay inland upper 60s well below average for this time of year. temperatures and south bay about 7 degrees in the north bay in san or file which is 64 degrees. when speeds continue to be pretty breezy out there today. 26 mi. an hour winds in nevada rate now 21 and napa and 23 in fairfield. when you factor these wind speeds on the cool temperatures feels about five degrees cooler than it actually is. our satellite pictures you could tell the broken can't cover over the bay area and again this will continue into this evening and a seat over night into tomorrow if but they should diminish as we head into tomorrow morning. a little bit warmer into tomorrow will see sunshine for the afternoon but the real warming is going to come as we head into
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the weekend temperatures just about normal. will take a look of your extended forecast coming up in just a bed. >> the bar connected to the airport has been given the green light by the bart board. briefly describe to those in may not know what this project is a live bird thinks it's needed. >> this is the plaza that will deliver passengers between the airport and avert station had an elevated. basically what happens is now customers have to get off the bart trains drive their luggage downstairs try to get on a boss and we still way through traffic and dodge freight trains and hopefully make their flight on time and that could be a process. this provides a direct connection between the airport to station and he airport cure do gets people there in 12
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minutes. >> 6 are saying this is not good for low-income people of rapid bus service would be better in fact the mayor are both against the project. the fact that the critics are instead what impact that might that have. >> at this point this project has been in works for nearly 30 years and we build coalitions for support on the project. it will bring jobs immediately to the bay area between 20 505,000 jobs. we really need that a special in this community in oakland where unemployment is what the highest in the states. and for an industry the construction industry which is in unemployment as well. this is a project that will worker away bring a world class transit connection to the oakland international airport to and bill the legacy project. it's going to bring commuters and
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business travelers in business to the state since. >> what's know as and when might work began carr?. >> we could be literally starting to put shuttles to the ground in the next mother to. we c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4séjpiece ofe puzzle and that is basically the california transportation commission mission is to reaffirm its unanimous support for this project that will be at the end of this month. the nominee to receive a letter from the federal government that authorizes the federal funding of this project. then we can start putting people to work and put food on the table for people were hurt for work and build a world-class connection that people wanting and the voters approved in 2000. >> alright mr. johnson with parking for the update. you heard you mention jobs kron 4 continues our coverage on the
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story rate now with the with the approval really means in terms of jobs. >> far more jobs there's far more jobs involved. we need jobs. and we need them bad. the one word that came up again and again not at the metropolitan transportation commission meeting. its members voted to approve $20 million for the construction of a new bart if open airport connector project. if the director talked about the c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4se8mlt jobse created zsé÷hz46>r4se8mlt jobse >> were talking about 2005 hundred to 5000 direct and indirect jobs it would stimulate to our area and are common need >> their frustration with the project not being approved by now. >> hundreds of workers are now working because of the delay of this project. >> and d.c. commissioner says in his command opinion union workers will not necessarily find the work they're looking for this project. >> most of the people in this
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room will be working on this project is think is a very good case to be made the trek to concern about jobs not specifically these trade jobs but jobs generally speaking that it does make sense to invest more in service then and infrastructure. official >> sit once the project its final approval from the california transportation commission if parts opened airport connector will take four to five years to be completed. in oakland kron 4 news. >> president barack obama that it saw a woman in cleveland today, a clear he's going to stand by his plan to let the bush tax cut to expire for americans making more than a quarter million dollars. he said he does want to extend the cuts for people earning less. >> we are ready this week if they want, to give tax cuts to every american making to adjourn $50,000 or less. (cheering)
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that's 98 of americans. now for any income over this amount, the tax rates would just go back to what they were under president clinton. >> the present blasted the republicans accusing house minority leader of holding middle-class tax cuts hostage in favor of also extending tax cuts for the rich. >> if you're wondering how the job market will change over the next decade our web producer kimberly brings us to look at some of the fastest-growing professions in this country. >> fortune put together listless take a look at a few of them on there now. nurses the number of registered nurses that's expected to grow 3.2 million by the year 2018 the wall will carry leaps of physician assistants pharmacists and other medical professions are really high demand for the foreseeable c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4séjbiomedics
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that's projected to grow at 72%. between 2008 and 2018. in the last one showing our love for fido and fluffy that pet care that's silly sector the retail industry that grew during the recession growing. there's a lot marvelous to check out the entire list of factthe fastest- growing professions check the will be right back after this break.
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the details in the murder of a young man and named eric a 17 year-old john martinez was charged as adults in the fatal shooting of the oakland high school football player. he was killed while he was celebrating his 18th birthday at his home. police say martinez had suspected gang member opened fire when he was turned away from his birthday party. the other people were injured in the incident he played football at
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skyline if by school and been accepted to california state he was not a gang member. the family of the murdered yellow press student is now considering suing the school over its hiring of the suspect and over the way officials looked into disappearance. the family is questioning whether yale officials properly investigated the suspects background before hiring him for technician job at a lab building where it will be also worked. her body was found stuck behind a wall at the lab in september of last year. >> this just in to the kron 4 c,gv)+pvzsé÷hz46>r4s9é thatxñc the data portion of the sanatxñc francisco love revolutions set for october 2nd has been cancelled. lechery video from last year's event, the plan was to have a similar parade and festival at the civic center overcrowding became a concern after people were trampled to death at the love parade in germany. that forced organizers
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to quickly find another spot parking lot to candlestick park to turn out was the only said available but they didn't have enough time to get proper permits to organize but other events will still take place on wednesday september 29th to october 1st. just the october 2nd event will be cancelled. >> they're finally going to start warming up as we head into the weekend temperatures above normal friday and saturday. we'll talk more about that coming up in just a few minutes. we'll talk more about that coming up in just a few minutes. what were the results? fact: brown promised to improve schools. but the drop out rate increased 50%, and the state had to take over the schools. fact: the city controller found employees paid for 22,000 hours... they never worked. fact: brown promised to cut crime. but murders doubled, making oakland the 4th most dangerous city in america. jerry brown. he just can't deliver the results california needs now.
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the truck is destroyed in front of building its been ripped off. three sections of the building have crumbled. you can see the roof on their has collapsed as well. you could see all the water flowing just a mass. when the helicopter pulled out a little bit wider earlier we saw the debris that you see in front of the there as well as crews that have come in to fix the power lines and see if anybody is inside this building. for keeping a close eye on this developing story severe weather in dallas tx where these one
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tornado has touched down. >> in other national news firefighters in colorado they are facing rattlesnakes and downed power lines tonight. obviously the flames of were near dozens of homes have burned they have to look for four missing people tonight. this is the wild fire near boulder it's forced 3500 people to evacuate. the problem not everybody laughed when asked. for people to fight still unaccounted for earlier. the wild fire covering nearly 10 square miles and has burned more than 90 billion dings mostly homes. investigators still not sure why it started. the mayor to trade calling this bring the fires that who broke out yesterday and natural disaster. there were roughly 85 fires that began in a period of just a few hours. these are pictures from last night crews are still dealing with hot spots dozens of homes were destroyed most of the fires caused by high winds that brought down power lines cleared
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a least to of the fires are believed to be arson. parts of texas and mexico still mess after tropical storm arlene this was the scene and san antonio. flooded roads and heavy rain tonight the weather service says one person has died that's when floodwaters want the card today in a town of north of austin texas. it made landfall monday night near the u.s.-mexico border. >> with some amazing video of a cruise ship running into rough water trade watches all the chairs of people slide to one side in any way a couple seconds and a boy they slide on over to the other side. you see tables and chairs that person is being held up by another person. this happened back and forth as the ship goes from side to side. this happened about four to miles north of new zealand back in 2008. the video just surfaced
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at least 42 people were injured in this mess. i live look aside from our mount tam cam you can see conditions are starting to improve your but the scattered clouds still remain in the background. temperatures on the cool side this afternoon as the storm passes through. we're not seeing any rain from this just the cooler temperatures. it it did not is san francisco same thing in redwood, 5765 it in livermore. look at our satellite pictures there's the scattered cloud cover this will continue to clear as we head into the evening. will see it tonight and over night it will start to break up a little bit. sunshine and afternoon temperatures will start to warm this weekend as worst bannister to see. into tomorrow morning
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it's going to be quite a chilly morning about a '50s in the north bay pretty dark blue those are spots a 40 degree temperature they're expected appear the north. as was stated in the south temperatures will be little doubt warmer upper 50s expected their trade more afternoon things will warm up to the yellow on your screen is temperatures in the 70. that warming will continue as we head into the rest of the week and the weekend. reporters the things warmer through the weekend as we head into next week that's when things start to cool right back down. >> now your silly roberts to found some people behaving badly. >>
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>> this is a cheesecake factory floating in the san francisco bay and this is a 99 cent only bag also floating in the same bay. i am in the city of brisbane rate near the edge of the bay and at the border of san francisco. this light strip of land in brisbane has trash every where and i do mean everywhere. under this tree all kinds of trash like this pbc pipe and these bags hanging off its branches. along the shoreline more trash like this bag of junk food. although that it has this please recycle message on it, it wasn't. as you get closer to the water you may find what is left of styrofoam containers and full garbage bags. in the water, lots of floating plastic bags. some floating under the water and some ontop and some simply blowing in the wind. some plastic bags may have been blown across the freeway from its recycling plant. but some trash like this beer bottle and bart flyer were more than likely left their by someone refusing to use the garbage can. i contacted robert reed from ecology recycling about all of the plastic bags and he suggested a solution to the problem. >> tote bags, reusable bags,
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you can reuse this bag thousands of times. please don't use plastic bags. >> in fact he showed me tons apon tons of plastic bags that are thrown away every day heading to the land fill and some bags blow away and end up right here in the bay and in the trees. in brisbane, stanley roberts, kron4 news. traffic headed towards the lower deck of the bay bridge it's beginning to back up it was a bit cooler earlier. the bottom of your screen southbound 101 headed towards the peninsula it's moving at a medium clip. more news ahead stay tuned. rid of the mansion and the limo
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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. we have to live within our means; we have to return power and decision making to the local level-closer to the people and no new taxes without voter approval. jerry brown the knowledge and know-how to get california working again.
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the the city's 200 lb ballet statue was returned. it was stolen two weeks ago but the agenda of the thief is still a mystery. an attorney turned over the statue yesterday afternoon
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