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december 7th as a take a look outside from our mount tam cam. >> will begin this morning with news out of japan were strong earthquake jolted the northeastern part of the country. a 7.3 magnitude earthquake struck in the pacific ocean around 5:18 p.m. local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the u. s g s says the are quick stroke about 200 mi. off the coast of japan. the epicenter was about 6 mi. beneath the seabed. buildings in tokyo's way for several minutes. there were reports of at least two people injured.
>> pish japan's real logical at sea has with it is not rewarded for the country's northeastern coast. according to the sun on the information center. a destructive pacific wise and non is not expected. the quick off the coast of north is in japan is the same region but was hit by the masses are quick as a nominee in march to about 11. >> for the after known mostly sunny conditions slightly warmer highs in yesterday's. partly cloudy and cool into the evening hours. taking a look at current visibility down about 1/2 mile in
santa rosa. over the course of a mile in napa. >> taking a look at fog trucker 4 we are seeing the fog now. it will clear quickly by 8:00 a.m. still sticking around in santa
rosa and the bay shore. will clear soon after that by noontime we will have plenty of sunshine. we have had a cold start to the morning. by 7:00 a.m. we will see forties'. as we set the clock ahead to 12 noon we will see widespread 60s. that is where our afternoon highs are headed. ures will dron to widespread '80s indicated by the light blue color on your screen. low sixties for your east bay shore is upper 50s for the coast 63 degrees in los gatos. into the north bay 63 in santa rosa. 60 for novato and san rafeal. 62 degrees for napa. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast dry and warmer conditions as we head into your weekend and
your work week on wednesday there is a slight chance of showers that just a to the north but will keep an eye on that. >> erica. >> good morning to you janu. we are starting the morning off with a couple of accidents. . the traffic
maps the first one including injuries south bound 101 there is an accident blocking at least one of the lanes three cars currently involved. the vehicle may be on its roof in the middle lane. no back up just yet emergency crews including the chp and fire on the scene. there is no estimated time when the lanes will reopen. drive with extra caution. you may want to tack on a few extra minutes to your drive. on the other side of the freeway in palo alto northbound 10 on the bayshore at university. the on ramp is shut down due to another accident. i do not think this one includes any injuries. you cannot get off on university you will have to be too. because it is early we are not seen any delays to traffic. hopefully we will have more information in my next report. we have a couple of other accidents to around
the bay area not impacting the traffic lanes. the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza looking good from all of the approaches. it is an easy ride here with no weight at the toll plaza. san mateo bridge ride moving well in both directions of highway 92 to drive 12 minutes from end to end. south bound 101 the golden gate bridge. areas of dense fog. on the deck traffic moving pretty well certainly at the limit with a good ride. no incidents coming out of the north bay. >> thank you erica. the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to meet behind closed doors today to consider reviewing the legal issues regarding same-sex marriage. that includes the challenge to california's controversial proposition 8. if the court refuses to do that-review the proposition 8 case same- sex marriage would be legal in california and same-sex couples could marry as soon as next week. the court also
put the case on hold to review other cases put off a final decision on and on the law. the decision could come today or monday. >> and man is in serious condition this morning after falling from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum, during the first 30 minutes of last night's raiders game. the male victim fell about 30 ft. from the coliseum's upper deck of to the concrete below. >> oakley said they believe the fall was an accident. >> police in foster city are advising residents to secure their vehicles after nine separate all burglaries were reported this week. officers responded to as many as eight break-ins that occurred sometime between monday night and tuesday morning. the right car break-in was reported wednesday. most of these break into happen along shale boulevard and emerald bay lane. officers say that bart his prey on lot of vehicles or broke windows to gain entry. items like cars,
electronics, gps devices and other items that were left within you were stolen. residents are reminded to keep all valuable items didn't add to keep their car doors locked. >> high and women's shoes, worth more than $10,000 or stolen out of a car in san francisco's mission district. l-l-x-l-l-s q our home made in italy. and range in price from $120 to launch a $85. the all my when issues coverages lost in july as specializes in plus size 1 shoes. on monday 57 june was stolen out of the trunk of the company's representatives car. 19th and valencia streets. >> the broken the truck area when i returned the truck was locked in the side door was opened and the back
seat was voted down. >> nelson received a tip about the shoes being left in san francisco but when she arrived last night no sign of them anywhere. with the holiday season in full swing nelson says she doesndesperately needs the high heeled shoe term. >> suspected car thieves behind bars, accused in a series of told stickups. these are the suspects. police say the pulled-that they pulled up, pulled out a gun, then dropped toll takers on the arcane as bridge. the robbers had happened 10 times to pilaster in this past may. investigators say, these men committed at least three of those 10. >> as you may recall in each case the robberies were done with use of force or
fear and a threat of violence. >> chp officials said police are still investigating the remaining seven cases. >> the time is 4:08 a.m. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news on this friday morning. first and live look from the san mateo bridge. janu is tracking fog there are issues in the north bay where visibility is limited in napa, a s
welcome back. the time is 2:00 p.m. now for the market and a day. stocks closed little gains amid the ongoing budget talks in washington. apple stock rebounded from wednesday's drop off after ceo tim cook said the company would start making mac computers and the u.s. next year. there is a look at the numbers on wall street. the dow gained nearly 40 points to close about 13,000. the nasdaq was up 16 and the s&p 500 gained
five points. >> apple and samsung were back in court yesterday with both sides are gearing over issues of damage amounts, bans on product sales, and allegations of his honesty. apple is now pushing to increase the amount of damage that was awarded by several hundred million dollars and to dance and song from selling certain products that claim were copied after apple. douglas c. koh didn't make any ruling on the various post of motions yesterday but she says she plans to issue the order separately over the next month. >> meanwhile, t mobil will likely start carrying the iphone next year. after its parent company says it has reached a deal with apple. the mobile usa had been the only national wireless carrier that did not offer the iphone. all though it is been possible to use iphone some of the mobile network customers had to get the phone themselves. the mobil
says it is reshuffling its network to match of the carriers. >> the no--the november jobs reporthe faa requires passengers to turn off the phone tablets and computers during takeoff even though there has been no proof the interview with services. the faa says it will review its policies about electronic devices in flight. >> the november jobs report is expected out today and superstar on sandy is going to be a key factor when the numbers do come out. economists predict job growth last month slow because of the storm. the reports silver lining to be that-the storm, the job market is strengthening. those numbers are expected to come out at 530 local time. we will be keeping an eye on them throughout the kron 4 morning news. >> the time is 4:13 a.m. on
welcome back the time is for 3:00 p.m.. local reservoirs have seen a much needed increase in water level since last week end storms. reservoirs in santa clara improved significantly with the rain fall, but levels are still not exactly where they need to be. since last wednesday, the santa clara valley water district says ever stores and their 10 reservoirs' increased from 74 to 91 percent of weather should normally be. that's an increase of nearly 4 billion gal. of water. and over in the east bay, reservoir levels increased about 3%. east bay mud says all their reservoirs are now
at 85 percent capacity. as far as water supply, there are in good shape. to many more storms, they'll have to release some water into creeks to maintain levels. >> areas of fog are popping fogjanu they look at our forecast. good morning. >> good morning to you anny. we are waking up to partly cloudy conditions as well as patchy dense fog. low visibility in the north bay also a cold start to the morning because we had clear skies. cool air was able to set in. mostly sunny conditions in the afternoon slightly warmer highs than yesterday's. partly cloudy and cool into the evening. kern visibility down half a mile in santa rosa over a quarter of a mile and napa. down to zero in the bottle. clear elsewhere. let us check the fog. -test novato north bay valley along the san mateo coastline in the south bay it will remain
along the bay shore is into the 8:00 hour. it will clear soon after that. by 10:00 a.m. clear. by lunch hour we are expecting sunny conditions. as the temperatures cooler start. 39 degrees and santa rosa. as was vallejo. 50 degrees in san francisco. upper '40's down the peninsula and curly 50 degrees and san jose. at the 7:00 a.m. hour we will see the mix of 50's and 40's. by noon time widespread 60s and that is where our highs are headed once again. similar to yesterday's. this evening it will be widespread fifties. taking a look at high low 60s in the inland valleys as well as the east bay shore. upper 50s for half moon bay. 63 + cause and san jose. low 60s in the north bay 64 of the bottom at 60--novato 62 for downtown san francisco. slightly warmer temperatures
for sunday and monday at your work week. there is a cool down by midweek and a chance for showers. >> i have good news and bad news and the traffic center good news first. accident clear south bound 101 at rain stork. that is no longer a concern the vehicles or out of the way. that is no longer a factor in your south bound commute however, still contending with the on ramp shut down in palo alto northbound 101 at university. there is an accident there you will have to detour around that. those are the only accident are showing all the traffic map spirit we have some minor stalls especially in oakland. none of them are obstructing the traffic lanes none of the operathem producing slowdowns. marin lights not yet acted forcing good conditions up the incline and across the upper deck. here at the san mateo bridge and lighter view shows toll plaza traffic
moving well in fact at the limit. the drive is looking good heading towards foster city. south bound 101 looks good at the golden gate bridge. again janu g. we have dense fog in the north bay so drive with extra caution. use your low bein beings. pretty good conditions for rest of the bay area pre. >> bart wants to raise the rates based on the man is the parking lot are for you would pay more. if there are on spots you can pay less money. bo bart board's to use the extra money so it can keep writing fear is now prepared a lot of fourth security. but some writers are buying what board is saying. >>--riders >> heart wants to hear your
opinion writers can take a survey on their website. military veterans who are interested in working for the transit system will have a and advances in the iris system. they have approved a new hire in system and giving an external candidates at least that get to have had at least 21 days of active service a 5% chance over the competition. to be considered for the policy veterans must show proof of at the status and be honorably discharged. he new poo effect on general refers. >> the bay area quality management is to paris see that one in dollar grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies use alternative fuel for their vehicles to fleets. the grant will go toward the california fleet and workplace alternative fuel projects which aims to make it easier for companies and governments to use alternative fuel. the grant will launch in
february will continue over two year period. >> and 18 year-old man is behind bars this morning in redwood city after being arrested in connection with a shooting on highway 101. police have been shooting for eric valencia vargas since the the timber furtive shooting. he is suspected of shooting three people in a dodge charger as they drove south on highway 1019 ralston ave off ramp. according to believe he started the car either because of a road race or some sort of previous dispute. all three occupants of a barge chargers suffered minor injuries from the shooting. >> meanwhile a partisan contra costa county have arrested a 38 year-old homeless man in the strangling death of another man at a homeless camp in concord. officers say james riley was arrested on suspicion of homicide yesterday's after a fight left 47 year-old gerald nagle the dead at a homeless
camp. authorities say it is unclear why the two men were fighting. rightly is currently being held at the county jail in martinez on million dollars bail. >> the time is 422 a m. we will be right back of the kron 4 morning news. a live look outside on this friday the james lick freeway the temperatures downtown in san francisco is 50 degrees. a high for this afternoon lower 60s and mostly sunny skies after some areas of patchy fog especially in the north bay early this morning.
against the use of weapons in mass destruction. ed has the story. >paine has the story. >> this issue-that is wing was issued to the syrian leader. >> the whole world was >> the whole world is watching. the president of the nine states has made it clear there will be consequences. there will be consequences if the asad regime is a terrible it was deck of using these chemical weapons peoon their own people. >> with so much as state senator john mccain says it may be time to take action.
>> it is true these reports naming the nine states and our allies are facing the prospect of an imminent use of a weapon of mass destruction in syria. this may be the last morning we get. the time for talking-- >> and the pole from the associated press five president of brock obamas operating inside. americans are divided on what kind of president he had been. obamas approval rating stands at 57% rise as the raid that killed osama bin live in. 37 percent say obama have been average-- above average or outstanding of 36 percent say he's been below average. another 25 percent say is just average. >> more than 2000 people are expected at pearl harbor today to mark the 71st anniversary of the japanese attack that killed thousands of people and pull the u.s. and you--world war two. a moment of silence is planned
for 755 local time today marking the moment the bombing began. the crew of a guided missile destroyer was banned on deck while the ship passes the uss arizona, a battleship that still lies in the harbor where it sank. hawaii national guard will fly overhead in missing man formation. the navy and national park service also hostess armani remembers of the 2390 service members and 49 civilians killed in the attack. the time is for 20 7:00 a.m. we will be back on the kron 4 news. a live look out sideshows' from this viewpoint no fog from here but janu is tracking fog in novato napa and in the north bay. santa rosa is thing fall. currently 40 degrees there by today will be 63--santa rosa is sing
welcome back the time is 4:30 a.m. as we take a live look outside back at san francisco we can see the lights in that shot. no fog. but we do see dense fog in areas of the north bay. we are following a developing story out of japan where a strong earthquake jolted the norse etnorth eastern part of te country. a 7.3 magnitude or tearthquake struck in the pacific ocean around 518 local time. that is around midnight here in san francisco. the usgs said the earthquake struck about 200 mi. off the coast of japan. if the epicenter was about 6 mi. beneath the seabed. buildings in tokyo's way for several minutes. japanese meteorologies have lifted a tsunami warning for the country's northeastern coast. according to the tsunami informations center
a destructive pacific wide tsunami is not expected. and there is no threat to why at this time. the quake off the coast of northeastern japan is the same region that was hit by a massive are quite and tsunami in march to about leaven that caused the nuclear plant disaster. >> here is janu with a look at our forecast. >> you are right it is, whether. we are dealing with areas of fog this morning but as for the week ended will be sunny and warmer. into midweek we do have a cool down and a chance for showers touches day to our north. visibility now is improving in santa rosa at about 3 mi. with just over a quarter of a mile in napa as well as novato. on fog trucker 4 when was it where it is sitting hugging the bay shore as was the south and north bay valleys. it is putting the bay shore is throughout the morning by 8:00 a.m. you will still see
it. it will clear soon after that by 10:00 a.m. into the lunch hour it would be sunny. temperatures have a chilly start santa rosa sitting at 37. 39 for vallejo. low for eastern apple novato. upper 4 is done on the peninsula. your east bay shore in the '50s and san jose and by 7:00 we will see the mix of forces and '50s. by noon time it will be widespread 60s that is what are afternoon hydra- headed. into the evening was in the '50s. looking at your afternoon ties and mix of the upper 50s and lows 60s mainly low 60s 63 in santa rosa. 61 for fairfield concord. 624 sunnyvale. those of you head to the sierras mostly sunny conditions chilly mornings. 22 degrees 23 degrees it will be cold there. it will not snow. not expecting any fresh powder. your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast shows we have slightly
warmer days in store for us as we finish up your weekend and start your work week. a cold down may be a chance of showers by wednesday. >> i am not tracking any hot spots around the bay area we have our share of accidents. fortunately none of them really blocking traffic lanes and not producing a slow down. it is not the friday light i had anticipated. the bay bridge toll plaza is getting busy for your westbound trip. not tracking any delays at the toll plaza. no metering lights to deal with. you will encounter more cars up the incline and across the upper deck. here at the san mateo bridge no problems. no accidents traffic moving at a limit past the toll plaza. the ride is 12 minutes from into in. the golden gate bridge is trouble-free. good the stability of the span. we do have dense fog reported in the north bay. you want to drive with extra caution that could be a
cause for concern for your morning commute. regardless the drive is 23 minutes out of novato into the city. let us take it to our traffic maps we are still tracking an on ramp closure northbound 101 at university. in palo alto you have to detour around it. you cannot use university your best bet is to go to embarcadero the oregon expressway traffic is light in the area. you can make your way back to university. as we look at south bay traffic northbound 101 looks good coming out of the coyote valley. but issues for interstate 280. to the east bay all is well for the nimitz freeway no accidents along interstate 580. we are keeping a close eye on your commute coming off of 205 out of tracy. we do not have any backups coming across altamonte pass. >> thank you erica. the u.s. supreme court is scheduled to meet behind closed doors again today to consider
reviewing the legal issues regarding same-sex marriage. that includes a challenge to california's controversial proposition 8. if the court refuses to review the proposition 8 case same-sex marriage would be legal in california and same-sex couples to marry as soon as next week. the court also put the case on hold to review the other case is putting off a final decision on the law. the decision could come today or on monday. >> a man is in serious condition this morning, after falling from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum, during the first 30 minutes of last night's raiders game. >> the male victim fell about 30 ft. from the coliseum's upper deck onto concrete below. oakland police say they believe the fall was an accident. >> police in foster city are rising residence to secure their vehicles after nine separate all burglaries or reported this week. >> officers responded to as many as eight break-ins that occurred sometime between monday night and tuesday
morning. >> the ninth car break-in was reported wednesday. most of these break-ins happened along shell boulevard and emerald bay lane. >> officers say that bart or sprayed on unlocked cars or broke windows to gain access. items like purses, electronics, gps devices and other items that were left with in view were stolen. residents are reminded to keep all valuable items out of you to keep your car doors locked at all times. >> the family of a sacramento woman is happy she is alive after being stuck in the snowy mountains for nearly one week. paul light and her boyfriend ride of clifton, were driving to work bart danville home last week when their vehicle got stuck in a snowdrift. clifton left to get help but never return. lanes of family members went to search for the pair, and found paul crawling along a highway the same day. the body of robert clifton was found on wednesday night.
>> clinton's daughter explains how difficult it was to find her father's body. >> oh gosh. he was so far off trial for where everyone was looking with a search crews were looking. without paul's brother who found him there is no way they would have found him soon. >> clifton's girlfriend paula lane was found malnourished and with frostbite on her toes. doctors say she is a fight on tomatoes the couple had with them and by sheltering in a hollowed out to tree and used snow for water source. >> the time is for 30 7:00 a.m. we will be right back on the kron 4 morning news. a live look outside of this friday morning if--4:37. 46 degrees the high for this afternoon or 60s. we will be
welcome back the time is 4:40 a.m.. holiday shopping is often a good start nationwide. most people hitting the stores falling black friday this year, compared to last year. but traffic increased 3.7%. and sales are up 2.3%. kron 4 dan kerman spoke to shoppers in colma. >> so many toys and so little time. the holiday shopping season is in full swing like many shoppers that stand like many stores like this one people are shopping checking their lists and checking it twice. >> as for spending. >> i will probably spend less. i will probably spend about the same. >> i intend on buying more. >> it is a mixed reaction. most tplan to spend more
this year compared to last. >> why more than last year? >> i guess financially i have said better. >> soccer say they are not just coming into one store and buying it all. they are doing research at home in advance and finding where to go for the best years. best as shopper. >> if you are someone who likes to avoid crowds this is something that should beat underneath shops on the letter. the busiest shopping week this year is expected to be the week before christmas began in december 16th. >> @ started in colm a badan kerman kron 4 news. >> continuing the festive
holiday thing the first family had the honor of flipping the switch and lighting the national christmas tree. the obamas were joined by neil patrick harris, who hosted a ceremony. performers included babyface edmonds, ledsi, who is bay area residents, james taylor and the band fray. >> you can see temperatures in san jose are around 50 degrees warming up low to mid 50's and a lot of sunshine some areas of fog are reported. the north bay into part of napa, novato, and santa rosa. janu is tracking your forecast and erica has your traffic we will be right back pr. >> the biggest party as the
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welcome back the time is 4:45 in more bay area news the cleanup of the aftermath of the storm system that swept the bay area continues. take a look at what happened to the public polls at have there are a part in walnut creek. a pair of storm drains backed up on sunday and said a river of rain, dirt, and debris into the 50 m pool. the wading pool and the diving well. the facility has been close and stand. the status and cleaning the water for four straight days but since there is close to 900,000 gal. of water in the three pools, there is still a lot
of work to do. >> they estimate that it will be sometime next week before the bulls will be ready for swimmers again. until then, the officials have reopen the city's seasonal fall to have a good man. >> we are tracking some areas of fog on this friday morning take a look at your forecast with janu. this is the view from our mount tam cam it is looking pretty clear we are dealing with charlie cloudy conditions some areas of patchy dense fog. >> taking a look at visibility it has improved in santa rosa but just over a quarter of a mile and a bottle as well as napa. just under two in concord-- novato as well as napa. as
we set the clock had a a.m. it was a over the bay shore but not quite as dense. by noon time we have plenty of sunshine. as for temperatures it will be a cold start to the morning because kaiser clear. the cool air was able to set in. 37 degrees as santa rosa. 40 in napa a partisan vallejo uppen vallejo. as we head into the afternoon will have widespread 60s. we was in the '50s was in the the 8:00 hour for those of you head out this evening. let us take a look at the highs for you. it's a low 60s in the east bay shore as was the inland valleys. 63 for san jose lost cause. upper 50s for the coast here for the north bay low 60s. 63 in santa rosa. 634 novato. 634
napa. and 63 for downtown san francisco as well. 7 day around they showing it will stay dry sunny and warm into the weekend as are the workweek. showers should stay to the north we will want to that erica. >> good morning to you janu. we have an accident report in san francisco. south bound 101 around hospital curve a truck hit a guardrail. i do not know if it is blocking the traffic lanes. be aware if you are heading in or out of the city. taking a look at conditions the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza more cars on the road we were hoping for friday light this morning. the traffic moving well from the approaches. the ride is under 10 minutes from the foot of the made towards a fremont street. here at the san mateo bridge a trouble- free commute no problems getting to the bridge coming down the nimitz. south bound 101 looking good no cars within camera sure all out there goes a car. visibility is good here however not the
case for rest of the north bay. we do have some low- lying ground fog so be aware of that. drive with extra caution. the east shore freeway is looking good a 12 minute trip from hercules to berkeley. westbound 24 is a clear shot of the caldecott tunnel for the macarthur maize. as we take our traffic map to the peninsula on rapids open. northbound 101 at university no delays. over to marin county a lot of green on your roadway censors indicates speeds over 50 mi. per hour. if you're taking public transit not tracking any delays for a seat, bart or page train no. 1. >> thank you erica san francisco health officials are warning of gay men about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there is been about 12 cases of the disease were reported among gay men in new york in the past year. meningitis can be transmitted during intimate
or sexual contact with someone who was infected. it also be transmitted by sneezing, coughing or sharing drinks are food with an infected person. although there has not been any recent cases in san francisco. health officials are asking those who plan to travel or have recently traveled to new york to consult with their doctor. >> with warnings that this flu season could be one of the worst in recent years to restore farmers is in the bay area will be giving free flu shots to children ages 4 to 18. >> the free vaccination program is called shoe the flu. it is designed to improve or rock community health. the program runs through the end of the year and is being funded by the page family foundation. again it is free. the reynauds took on the denver broncos at the coliseum. the broncos quarterback jason manning through his 30
touchdown bidding the ride is 26 to 13 last night. >> carlson, or for one of deception that boarded a possible score unchanged for the raiders and lost a fumble that set up a touchdown for the broncos as oakland lost its sixth straight game. >> that team we played tonight obviously is a good about thing. they were led by hall of fame quarterback john fox and his team do an outstanding job. >> we came all of the short end of the stick. the denver broncos were better than we were. >> better luck next time i hope. riders will take on the kansas city chiefs' next sunday december 16th at the coliseum at 125. >> n f l commissioner roger good else says the league is willing to contribute funding to help build a stadium in oakland to keep the raiders in town. goode ll spoke yesterday after a
ceremony honoring the 50th anniversary of the pro football hall of fame. good else says having a more modern stadium is crucial because that is the stage on which the league presents its games. he said the leak to contribute up to $200 million to help fund the project if the raiders and local officials agree on a bill. >> the san francisco 49ers are set to take on the miami dolphins at candlestick park. quarterback paul live kaepernick will get to start against the miami dolphins ryan tannerhill. the miami dolphins at a record of five-six kick off at 1 05. the 49ers celebrated a major milestone in santa clara. officials held a topping off ceremony where iron workers placed the last two bids on top of the stadium. this completes phase one of the new 68,500
seat stadium. before the bids were hot and hoisted up, 49ers management another sign of things. president and ceo jed york praised progress and talk about what comes next. >> we still have the same capacity we look at how much more space will be in this building it will be an unbelievable plays and an unbelievable been you. for not just for the all entertainment. >> phase 2 of construction is underway and completion is set for 2014. >> the time is 453 a m coming up on the kron 4 morning news and live look outside at mount tam where the temperature in oakland at 48 degrees the high for this afternoon or 60s it will be a gorgeous day. a lot of sunshine. we did see areas of fog in the north bay towards novato, santa rosa also part of napa. if you are in the north bay you may have to wake up earlier to get going summer to allow you time to get to your
welcome back the time is 4:56. one more look at your 7 day forecast we could see fog this morning especially towards the north bay. hitachi now. after the fog burns off we are talking a lot of sunshine. it is patchy now. plenty of sunshine for saturday and sunday. sunday will be one of our warmer days mid-60's maybe even upper 60s for some spots is best for the south sunny skies a gorgeous weekend. the sunny skies continue through monday in into the early part of next week. on wednesday we have a chance for some showers and a little cooler around 59
degrees. ahead on the kron 4 morning news a fact at the raiders' game takes a big fall landing in serious condition and the hospital we will bring you the update and a live report. >> this week's rain has helped some parts of the bay area house and local reservoirs are doing at the the showers. he would check in with janu who has the look at our week in america as well as erica will is watching our friday morning commute. >>
(male announcer): live from the bay area this is the kron 4 morning news. kron 4 news at 5:00 a.m. starts now. >> good morning the top stores we are following this friday morning december 7th and is in critical of condition this morning after he fell from the oakland coliseum will have a live report coming up. >> the supreme court could make a decision on televisia telephone is propositn 8. >> a major earthquake strikes off the coast of japan early this morning we
will have more in a few minutes. >> that skidmore on your forecast with janu it >> the view from the golden gate bridge we have a quiet day ahead of a spirit low visibility of the north bay we are expecting mostly sunny skies and the afternoon slightly warmer- yes today. partly cloudy and cool into the evening we will track the visibility the fog in your temperatures in my next forecast. >> good morning as we take a live look outside at the approach to the bay bridge toll of all is well in the traffic center i do not have any major accidents to report however, more activity on the roadway compared to 24 hours ago. the east bay freeway is moving well. we have a couple of problems on the peninsula. all of the accidents have been cleared no issues coming out of the north bay. the ride 22 minutes out of novato into the city. >> a man in critical condition now. after he fell from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum before the
start of the raiders game. will tran is live at the scene. >> we do not know how far he fell in terms of feed we do know he fell from the upper deck down to the lore concolawyer concrete. >> here is video of last night's games before the game. this happened around 5:30 p.m.. the alameda county sheriff's department they're handling the investigation. at this point they are saying he felt but they're also reports that he possibly jumped. at this point also it will take a bit of time before they come back with the result. obviously, they want to talk to him if he pulls through as well as friends at the stadium with him at the time. the oakland raiders are not commenting. they are saying they are letting the investigators handled the job. all they are saying is that their thoughts and prayers are with the man.
they are not identify anything at this point. >> unfortunately we lost will will get more about the morning. >> the supreme court is set to meet behind closed doors again to consider reviewing the legal issues regarding same-sex marriage. that includes a cellist california's proposition 8. it court refused to review proposition 8 same-sex marriages will be legal in california and same-sex met couple's could marry as soon as next week. the court also put the case on hold to review other cases but not the final decision on the law the decision could come today or monday on was quick to happen. >> in san jose firefighters are investigating a three alarm fire that ripped through a restaurant a around 930 last night. apostolos of pomodors on san felipe road. the authority said the rest are was open
for business at the time of the five. it was under control within half a firhour. it was under control. there were no injuries reported. the cause of the fire remains under investigation. >>-a deadly accident as san jose has left one person dead. residents and police where's mark the spot where it all happen on white road in san jose. witnesses told police a pedestrian was struck and killed. as the j walked southbound near the vietnamese community center. never say, many people seem to be and have a jaywalking on this as moving for lane road. there's been other accidents in this area but this is the first pedestrian family in recent memory. >> there were as many as eight break-ins that happen between monday night and tuesday morning the ninth car was broken into on wednesday. most of these
break-ins have been a long shall boulevard and emerald bay lane. officers said the burglars parade on unlocked vehicles or broke windows to gain entry. items like purses, and electronics, gps device and other items that were left with in view or stolen. residents are being reminded to keep your valuables hidden. and not leave the valuable in your car and lock your car doors of all kinds. >> the latest on the japanese coast a strong earthquake hitting. it was a 7.3 earthquake magnitude earthquake struck in the pacific ocean around 518 local time. the epicenter was about 6 mi. beneath the seabed. buildings in tokyo's way for several minutes. a 6.2 aftershock struck off the coast after the initial quake. the tsunami warning for as much as 2 m has since been lifted. look at the
after shocks there was a 6.2, then there was a 4.8. within the last hour there is that has been a 5.0 and a 4.7. no reports of any major damage or injuries. a very small tsunami heading the coast. >> but as check the market before the opening bell at 6:30 a.m. stocks posting little gains amid the ongoing budget talks in washington yesterday. apple's stock rebounded from wednesday's top off after the see old template said the company was start making mac computers in the u.s. next year. here is a look at the numbers on wall street the dow gained nearly 40 points close above 13,000. nasdaq was up 16 and the s&p 505. . >> apple and samsung were also back in court yesterday's with both sides arguing over issues of the damage account--amounts, bands of product sales an allegation of dishonesty.
apple is now pushing to increase the amount of damages it was awarded by several hundred million dollars into band sounds of from selling certain products that infringe on apple patents. judge-that the judge did not make a ruling on the various post trial suggested that the says she plans to issue orders separately over the next month. >> a beautiful looking view over the bay from outside the golden gate. san francisco 50 degrees. some chilly spot in the 30's. it should be a nice afternoon with sunshine. los 60s in severance is go this afternoon. you won't take my life.
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carriers' data speeds. >> bmw is recalling almost 250,000 x 5 suvs worldwide. >> the recall is four x five models with diesel engines from year's 2009 to 2012. >> the u.s. national highway traffic safety administration says a bolt holding a belt pulley can become loose and break. the driver can lose control of the vehicles power assisted steering if they bolt breaks. the s u b can still use manual steering if it breaks. >> starbucks will pay $60 million in additional taxes in the united kingdom. the announcement comes in response to a recent outcry in the u.k. that multinational companies are skirting taxes by shifting profits to overseas divisions. the managing director of starbucks u.k. says they have always paid taxes to the letter of the law. but will make additional payments in 2013
combat is 5:14. >> reservoir is that as local reservoirs and a much- needed increase in water levels as a last week end storms. >> reservoir is in santa clara and gross unethically with rainfall, the levels are still not exactly where the need to be. >> since last wednesday the santa clara valley water district said average storage in their reservoirs and attend reservoirs' and chrism 74 to 91 percent of where they should be. that is an increase of nearly 4 billion gal. of water. and over in the east bay, what reservoirs' levels increased about 3%. east bay mud says all their reservoirs are now
at 85 percent capacity as far as the water supply that means they are in good shape. if there are more stars than they will release into the water into the creek to maintain the levels that is what they plan to do. >> it is quite fr wise and livek at san jose traffic is moving smoothly 101 north and south bound very quiet on the james lick weather and traffic wise. >> and a skidmore the forecast with janu. >> we have another quiet day in store for us. partly cloudy conditions some areas of apache dense fog low visibility in the north bay as well as in was spots. in the afternoon mostly sunny conditions slightly warmer compared to yesterday's. partly cloudy and cool into the evening. taking a look at visibility it is back to normal in santa rosa. zero in napa and zero in fairfield. down to a mile in livermore if you want to give yourself extra dry time if you are going in that direction. portions of the
north bay as well as the bay shore into the south bay inland valleys as well it will stick around to the bay shore by about the 8:00 a.m. hour. it will clear soon after that. we are expecting plenty of sunshine by noon. it has been a cooler start as far as temperatures. we are waking up to clear skies the cool air has been allowed to settle in. 70-upper 40's and oakland. as we set the clock ahead to 7:00 a.m. we will deal with the mix of '40's and 50's by noontime plenty of 60s. indicated by the green color on your screen. afternoon highs are headed similar to yesterday's and then cooling down to the '50s by 8:00 p.m.. taking a look at the highs low 60s across the board along the east bay shore inland valleys upper 50s along the coast. we will see low 60s the santa rosa novato, 60 degrees for san
rafeal and 64 downtown san francisco. as return our attention your kron 4 7 day around the bay forecast warmer conditions as we wind up the week end and head into the week work-day workwe work week. >> it is the perfect time to leave your house novak of set the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. yesterday that activated the metering lights earlier than usual. we saw big and the lay is coming from all the approaches especially the nimitz freeway. no worries now. all is well at the toll plaza speeds have improved up the incline in the upper deck. here at the san mateo bridge traffic moving well past the toll plaza this ride is 13 minutes from end to end. the golden gate bridge shows we are seeing more cars on the road compared to our last report. still seeing traffic moving
at the limit however, dense fog and portions of the north bay be aware of that. over to our traffic map we have a lingering overnight road work south bound 1012 westbound 92. read on your screen pier is currently close to the 6:00 hour. in the east bay all is well for the east shore freeway. westbound 24 a clear shot to the caldecott tunnel and for the macarthur maize. northbound 101 doing good coming out of the coyote valley. we are trouble-free along the entire stretch of interstate 280. >> thank you erica. on to bart and nearldaily parking fees at bart stations could rise soon. bart wants to raise the rates based on demand. if the parking lots are almost full, you likely pay more. if there are lots of open spots. you could pay less money. bart wants to use the extra revenue so it
can keep writing fares down prepares the lot and for security. bart was to have your opinion writers can take a survey on the web site. >> and a more news from our this morning military veterans were interested in working for the transit system will have an advantage in the hiring process. bart board of directors approved a new hiring policy giving the stock at its with at least six months of active service extra consideration veterans must have a passing score in an exam during the first phase of the dire process to be considered a policy, a veteran special project at the status of the hot early discharge the new policy goes into effect stand refers. >> the trial of a man accused of killing for northern california women has been postponed. joseph nasos trial originally set for january has been postponed until april. after he requested more time. he is charged with the murder of these four women
and during the late 1970's to early '90s. he is representing himself in court but the judge also designated a public defender as standby counsel. >> the bay area quality management district has received a 1 million grant s-$1 million grant from the u.s. department of energy to help more local companies of alternative fuel for their vehicles to fleets. the grant will go for the california fleet and workplace alternate fuel project which and to reduce barriers for companies and governments to use. alternative fuels such as issues with permitting the grant will launch in february will continue over a two-year period. >> report finds that the state stand sell it as he needs more dependent overside recommend destroyer trying to avoid the appearance of conflict of interest. the institute of medicine says too many board members of the california institute for regenerative medicine represent schools to receive the funding. california voters in 2004
approve the device for offices and have completed the approved training. >> it will be an 18 month program lasting to march of 2014 if it is as the city's department of transportation will expand the program for residents throughout san jose it is a up car sharing a pilot program with is the car for its downtown and midtown area. >> we want to remind you that we have the biggest and best local party in town with kron 4 it is our new year's eve spectacular. it is a live show hosted by catherine heena and gary radnich. it is the only local and live show in the bay area to bring in the new year, and this year it promises to be bigger and
official reopening date. cellmark's president and ceo tim warner announced the newly renovated theater will reopen on january 17th. the theater says a lot of victims and their families to visit the theater the two days before it reopens. homes remains in custody and has not yet entered a plea. 12 people were killed and 58 wounded in the shooting. >> thousands are expected to gather at pearl harbor today to mark the 71st anniversary of the japanese attack that killed thousands of people and pulled the u.s. into world war two. a moment of silence is planned for 755 local time today marked the moment the bombing began. the grove of guided missile destroyer was stand on deck while the ship passes the u.s. as arizona. a battleship this allies in the harbor where it sank.
>> lawmakers and transportation officials say billions of dollars will be needed to repair rail and transportation network damaged by super storm sandy. the initial estimate the damage is about $7 billion. the new york's metropolitan transit system says much of their train tunnels, stations in critical equipme the port authority of new jersey and new york which operates three airports say they are go still trying to calculate their recover costs. >> we will be right back as the kron4 morning news continues. a shot of the golden gate bridge on this friday morning. a few spots with patchy fog of for the most part find conditions out there. it warm-up a few degrees with the sunshine today.
partly cloudy conditions and catch the dense fog. as we head into the afternoon we are expecting mostly sunny skies. in warmer temperatures compared to yesterday and cloudy and cool in the evening hours. this ability has been an issue it is down 0 and fairfield. i will track the fog for you in my upcoming report now here is erica >> out side conditions at the james lick freeway it looked like it is getting busy at the 180 split. no problems or delays. pretty light ride along the peninsula and we do not have any issues to report for 1 01 southbound. >> a man in critical condition this morning after falling from the upper deck of the open up oakland coliseum at last night's raiders game. will tran is
live at the coliseum this morning with what we know. >> we know that he fell from the lower concord, that is a big fall. investigators say that is 30 ft. or so. he was taken to hospital and at last check he was still alive. at this point there are more questions than answers. they hope the talks to him if he pulls through. they need to see whether or not he fell or if he jumped. only he or the witnesses really know that and that will take some time. they're also looking into the fact as weather not alcohol played a role for an all of this. as far as the oakland raiders we but phone calls and to them and they said this point they're not handling the investigation. it will be up to the oakland police department as well as the alameda county sheriff's department. they are sending their prayers and thoughts to the victim's family. we hope to get more reaction from the oakland police
department later on this morning. >> suspected car thieves are behind bars, accused in a series of tollbooths the cups. they police say they pulled up, pulled out a gun and brought the toll takers on the car crannies bridge. there are rays happened 10 times the same last year and this past may. investigators say these men committed at least three of those 10. chp officials say police are still trying investigating the remaining seven cases. high-end women's shoes worth more than $10,000 or stolen out of a car in san francisco's mission district. l l x l l. q are handmade in italy and range in price from 120 to $285. the on-line women she accompanied just launched in july and specializes in class size women's shoes. on
monday 50 samples shoes were still and out of the truck of a company representative car near 19th and valencia streets. >> an 18 year-old man is behind bars an accord with the shooting on highway 1 01. vargas is expected of shooting three people and the darts charger as they went south on 1 loss and avenue of france. authorities believe that he targeted that car because of road rage or a previous dispute. all three people in the dards chargers suffered minor injuries in that shooting. authorities in contra costa county have arrested a 38 year-old homeless man in the strangling death of another man at a homeless camp in concord. james riley was arrested on suspicion of homicide yesterday after a fight left 47 year-old gerald nagle dead at the homeless can. it is unclear
why the two men were fighting in the first place. riley is currently being held at the right team as jail. >> the bizarre sight of a millionaire damp john mcafee has got an even stranger. these new pictures show him being taken to hospital in guatemala. he reportedly collapsed after being told he would not be granted political asylum. mcafee is the founder of the company that bears his name. he has been on the run for three weeks wanted for questioning in the shooting death of his neighbor. mcafee is being treated for stress hypertension and abnormally rapid heartbeat. >> president brought about not is visiting a middle- class family in suburban washington as he continues to push for a plan to extend tax cuts to all but the top 2 percent of earners. obama will be visiting the
northern virginia home of tiffany and richard santana. the president says that every day that passes without a solution to the fiscal problem creates more stress and uncertainty for american families. the santana's say that the tax increase would amount to two months' rent or their family. >> a new poll for the associated press vice president about approval ratings are high but americans are divided on what kind of president he has bed. obama approval rating stands at 57%, the highest since the raid that killed osama bin live in. 37 percent say obama has been above average are outstanding while 26 percent say he's been below average. another 25 percent say he's just average. >> the 2012 presidential election has become the most expensive in history. the election of the 2 million billion dollar mark in its final weeks. mitt romney raised nearly $86 million in fund raising in the elections last weeks. the final push brought the
romney campaign total to more than $1 billion. final totals for present obama as reelection campaign was also more than $1 million. >> we have the new jobs report for the month of november and a big surprise here. 146,000 jobs were added last month. the unemployment rate has dropped to 7.7%. this is the lowest since december 2008. because of sybaris at storm sandy and the expectation was only 80,000 jobs will be added last month. it is almost double the was expected. we will be watching the market.
>> that is 537 a m and we have a nice friday morning on tap. an even better one this afternoon with a break from the rain. here's a live look at the approach to the bay bridge. of linda's 48 degrees so it does feel bay bridge. ofdid you get chips for the party? nope. cheese plate? cheese plate...nope. i made something better. ♪ you used the oven? boom ♪ [ male announcer ] pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin.
san francisco health officials are warning the man about a recent uptick in meningitis cases in new york city. there been 12 cases of the disease reported among gay men and york city in the past year. meningitis can be transmitted during intimate or sexual contact with someone who is infected. it can also be transmitted by sneezing coughing are sharing drinks or food with an infected person. there haven't been any recent cases in san francisco. officials are asking those who plan to travel or have
recently traveled to new york city to counsel consult their doctor. >> target store pharmacies in the bay area will be giving flu shots free to the children ages 4 to 18. the free vaccination program is called the issue the flu. it's designed to improve overall community health. the plot the program runs to the in the year and is being funded by the page family foundation. a beautiful shot from mt. tam looking over san francisco. we will be right back. before cold & flu season, help prevent
a man is in critical condition this morning after falling from the upper deck of the oakland coliseum. it happened during the first 30 minutes of last night's raiders game. he fell 30 ft. into the concrete below. of employees are investigating but they believed was an accident. the u.s. supreme court is meeting behind closed doors to consider reviewing the
challenge to california's proposition 8. if the court refuses to review the case same-sex marriage will be legal in california. same- sex couples could marry as soon as next week. the decision could come today or monday. the video coming into the kron4 knows room of a 7.3 magnitude earthquake rocking japan this morning. a shock around midnight pacific time. the united states coast guard says the earthquake hit about 200 mi. off the coast. the tsunami warning issued early this morning has since been called off. >> the 2012 is likely to become the warmest year record in the united states. 1998 currently holds the title. the first 11 months of this year have been a warm start to any year since the u.s. started keeping records back and ninth 1895. the average national temperatures so far this year is 57.1 degrees. the
average temperature for all of 1998 was 54.3 degrees. a chilly morning out there but it will be pretty nice. it should be warmer than the national average. >> you are right, it is pretty nice out there. slightly warmer compared to yesterday. this is the james lick freeway camera and it is another quiet day. it has been a chillier start to the morning because we're dealing with clear skies compared to yesterday. for the weekend, sunny and warmer mostly sunny conditions. by midweek it will cool off a bit with a chance of showers and a forecast. it should stay to the north but we'll keep in our forecast. visibility is low and napa and fairfield has improved to about 1 mi.. 0 and livermore valley as well. top fog tracker 4 shows it is sitting in the north valley and the east
bay and had been east shore and in the south bay. it will clear pretty soon after the 8:00 hour. by early morning late morning early now on it will get sent out there. a good start both upper 30s in santa rosa and about out. mid-40s currently in sunnyvale. and the 7:00 hour we will still be dealing with forties' out there but by noon we will have widespread 60s indicated by the green on your screen. slightly warmer than yesterday may low 60s today. it will drop back down to the '50s by about 8:00 this evening. after the highs may lull 60s 63 in san rosa 62 and napa of the late helen downtown san francisco. low 60s on the peninsula and 63 degrees expected in san jose this afternoon. 7 day around the bay shows we have dry sunny conditions into the weekend
and as we start our work week a chance of showers as to say to the north of us. there'll be a significant cool down by mid-week. >> minor back up on the bay bridge toll plaza. this stretching to the middle of the parking lot, no delays for fast track. metering lights are still cycle off the debt will probably change at the top of the 6:00 hour. regardless the ride is still under 12 minutes from the maze into san francisco. the san mateo bridge is not tracking any delays or accidents to report. traffic is at the limit approaching foster city approaching one-on-one heavier traffic. you can see all the cars approaching the toll plaza but it looks like they are moving at the limit. the traffic maps show there is a new accident to report. no injuries involved but this is in livermore was down 580. that may be
blocking some of the lanes. the slowdown as the yellow on the traffic maps. we are contending with the typical slow traffic coming off the optima past. the peninsula, all is well and the runway sensors indicate speeds over 50 mi. an hour. >> yahoo has released its top-10 destination searches and san francisco makes the top 10. las vegas leads the pack of the top spot chicago comes and that number to. severances go is the six most searched city running out the top 10 in san diego to buy new orleans and hong kong. i knew less i'd think
like that, ranks sampras's coach of the best place for couples with dual incomes and no kids to live. near city comes in second place. washington d.c. was the third. san francisco has the lowest percentage of children out of major cities in america. only 13.4% of the city's approximately 800,000 residents are under 18 years old. >> and national standardized test results show california ranks fifth lowest in the united states and students vocabulary. in 2011 california fourth graders and eighth graders both came in fifth from the bottom. the average-0 score in 2011 was 263 for eighth graders and 217 for fourth graders. california students average was nine points lower in both grades. california 12th graders were not tested. google has donated $5 million of advanced placement courses in math and science more than a dozen bay area schools. the owners to use that word will
distribute the money through a competitive process. the process is known as the '80s them program. it encourages traditionally underrepresented female and minority students to demonstrate strong academic potential to explore science, technology, engineering and math, or stem, courses and consider careers in those areas. more than 139 schools around california are adults eligible to participate in the a piece stem access program. schools from alameda county san mateo county and santa clara can apply. the raiders >> the writer is taking on the denver broncos at the coliseum last night.broncos quarterback paid manning throughout his 30th touchdown pass of the season at the game's opening drive. they beat the raiders 26 to 13 last night. carson, threw one interception that thwarted a possible scoring chance the raiders. lost a fumble was set up a touchdown for the broncos
of open its sixth straight game. the raiders will take on the kansas city chiefs' next sunday december 16th at the coliseum at 125. not looking good for the nhl season. and that the labor talks between the league and the players association broke off in the third straight day. the nhl has rejected the players' union's offer. one point of contention between the two sides is the length of the new contracts, owners want a 10 year contract the players want a shorter one. the the dispute is running the entire hockey season. the lockout is now on its 83rd day. >> traffic is light and visibility is good, we will be right back.
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says they're putting much of the details >> a man in critical condition after falling from the upper deck of the coliseum. we will have an update on his condition coming up. apple and samsung return to court as the battle continues. will also of a check on your weekend weather forecast as the kron4 news continues in just two minutes.