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demolition of the old eastern span continues this morning. we'll see which parts of the bridge they'll be taking down and if it has any impact on your commute. an overwhelming need following the typhoon. people in the phillilppines desperate for life's basic necessities. some of the survivors
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managed to get out and are in the bay area. we spoke to them-- we'll but tell you what they had to and a proposed curfew for tennagers causing the latest controversy in oakland. details next. good morning. it is tuesday, november 13th. i'm james fletcher. and im anny hong hi, erica. crews in rohnert park are working to restore power this morning to thousands of p-g and e customers, including the newly open graton casino. the outage began just before 11 last night. it's impacting more than 36- hundred customers. so far, officials don't know what caused the power to go out. this morning, crews on the old eastern span of the bay bridge will be at it again. they are dismantling the cantilever section of the
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upper deck. that part of the desconstruction work should pitt take six weeks to complete. the entire demolition project is scheduled to be completed by the end of 2016 in all, about 7 and a half million tons of asphalt, concrete and steel will be removed. the new and official numbers are out. and more than 22- hundred people are dead. more than 26 -hundred are injured and at least 84- people -- are still missing from the deadly typhoon that hit the philippines. these numbers are according to the philippines national says disaster risk reduction and
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management council. and those figures are expected to rise. some of the survivors of the typhoon arrived in the bay area, where the filipino population is one of the highest in the united states. they came into s-f-o last night from manila. that part of the country was mostly spared of the devastation. survivors are saying parts of the country hit the hardest are left without water, electricity, and food. a lot of the people who returned say they are going to start volunteering as soon as today to help with relief efforts. the oakland community is mostly speaking out against a proposed curfew for minors. the police chief was at tonight's city council public safety meeting. and voiced his concerns about the proposal.
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three vehicle fires with tesla model s sedan-- we'll tell you what the company had to say about recalling the electric car. with the obamacare website still underfire the white house is now calling for the chief technology officer to testify. up and new guidelines for preventing heart attacks and strokes. what doctors are calling for a lot more americans to what doctors are calling for a lot more americans to cto those who've waited... worried... poked and prodded... taken risks... and lived in a state of "what if?"... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage.
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taking a look at wall street today. here's a look at yesterday's closing numbers. the dow down the nasdaq ended flat
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and the s and p down opening bell today at 6:30. if you subscribe to netflix, you might be noticing a makeover today. netflix is changing the way it looks in efforts to hook viewers for longer periods of time. the new design includes more visual thumbnails that explain the company's recommendations, including why you might like a particular movie or tv series. if subscribers connect their netflix account to facebook, the new format lists friends who have previously watched the movie or tv show. despite three vehicle fires, tesla motors says they won't recall the company's model s sedan. ceo elon musk says the
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model s electric car is five times less likely to have a fire than a gasoline car in the u.s. he also said no drivers were injured in the three fires. ultimately, the government could decide to recall the model s. the national highway traffic safety administration says it's in contact with tesla and authorities in tennessee, where the latest fire happened last week. >>anny:a big patent trial between apple and samsung electronics with hundreds of millions of dollars at stake starts today. lawyers from both sides will deliver opening statements. the lawyers are expected to call the trial's first witness after laying out their case for a federal jury in san jose. the trial is being held to determine how much samsung owes apple for copying vital features from the iphone and ipad. >>erica: as we take it live without live from our roof camera, waking up to clear skies around most of the bay area about temperatures into the afternoon when the kron4 morning news returns.
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>>anny: welcome back time now is 414. health insurer anthem blue cross of california has agreed to a two-month extension of about 104,000 individual policies after failing to give the required 90 day cancellation notice. the policies had been set to expire on december 31st, but will be extended until february 28th. the company notified the department of insurance that it failed to give enough notice of cancellation due to computer glitch. the company says more than 1 million cancellation notices have been sent to californians as the affordable care act begins. allowing individuals to buy insurance through exchanges. >>james:sparks are expected to fly on capitol hill today, as white house chief technology officer todd park testifies on the "healthcare dot-gov" issues. park was subpoenaed last week by the panel's chairman, representative darrell issa. the white house suggested park appear in the first weeks of december and concentrate on the site right now, but issa wanted his testimony as part of his investigation into why the website wasn't
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ready by its october first launch to adequately handle enrollment. states with schools keeping allergy treatment in tow will now be receiving financial incentives. president obama is expected to sign a bipartisan bill today that offers money to states if schools stockpile epinephrine , which is considered the first-line treatment for people with severe allergies. the effort was bolstered by the deaths of two girls in illinois and virginia from severe food allergies. michelle obama is joining president barack obama's efforts to get the united states on track to have the highest percentage of college graduates by 2020. the first lady will be addressing a high school in washington, just a few miles from the white house, asking that they take control of their education. she will also draw on her experience as she seeks to
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encourage lower income students to attend college. she grew up in a working class family in chicago and went on to princeton university and harvard law school. some student protesters are calling for janet napolitano to step down from her new job as president of the university of california, the students say former homeland security secretary napolitano will instill fear in immigrant students because she oversaw a large number of deportations in her previous position. napolitano in the past has defended her track record on immigration, saying she has been an advocate for the federal dream act and immigration reform. same-sex couples in hawaii will be able to marry starting in december. hawaii gov. neil abercrombie is expected to sign a bill today legalizing the unions for residents and tourists. president barack obama, a native hawaiian, issued statement praising the decision. illinois also legalized
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same sex marriage last week. >>anny:doctors are calling for a lot more americans to consider taking statin drugs to lower their cholesterol. the brand new guidelines are for preventing heart attacks and strokes. but their recommendation is that one third of all adults should now consider taking the drug. statins, like lipitor and zocor, essentially help the body clear out the waxy cholesterol that can build up and cause heart attacks or strokes. but the serious adverse affects our uncommon. >>anny:under the new advice 33 million more americans would be candidates for taking statins. but there is a downside. a ucsf heart specialist says statin side effects are
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not so rare and can harm your liver. and you can also experience muscle and joint pain and weakness, as well as memory loss. the f-b-i is looking for an alleged child sexual predator they're calling "john doe 27." agents don't know his name, but say he's involved in child exploitation and the sexual abuse of a minor. the f-b-i says these images of him were found online. he's said to be white, 40 to 50 years old, with brown hair, graying sideburns, and a bald spot. he wears glasses, and has a ring on his right ring finger. investigators believe he has the plaid chair you see here. in his house. the suspect may also have a southern accent and go by "jimmy." the suspect in the shooting rampage at los angeles international airport has
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been upgraded to fair condition. paul ciancia was shot by police and remains hospitalized. he has been charged with crimes that could get him the death penalty. just yesterday, a memorial service was held for the t- s-a officer killed. gerardo hernandez is the first tsa officer to have been killed in the line of duty. >>erica: good morning. we do have temperatures in the '40's and 50's and looks like vallejo has even gotten into the upper thirties. low 50s along the 880 corridor. this out temperatures are planning to go. we will see 60s inside the bay but take a look at all be a lot warmer than yesterday by lunchtime. places like sunnyvale and san jose. as
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to put the clock into motion, will see more and the way of '70s by 3 this afternoon under mostly sunny skies. the wins will start to increase as we head into the evening hours and temperatures go back down. concord today will reach 74. upper 60s for oakland and hayward. downtown san francisco also on the upper 60s. low 60s for daly city. your headlines show the wins will really start to ramp up as we get into tomorrow afternoon and friday in fact a red flag warning is not out of the question according to the national weather service. thus can be even higher than at 20 mi. per hour per it looks like the possibility for some raindrops as we head into your saturday the past and very quiet conditions with calm weather around the entire bay area. here's a look at your 7 day around the bay forecast, you will
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see temperatures vary by a few degrees weekend will be cooler. we will see an increase in the cloud cover and then temperatures will start to rebound just a little bit as we head into monday and tuesday. more on your extended forecast coming up in just a moment. in the meantime, let's take a look at the rose. the bay bridge looking great on this holiday wednesday prince most of the traffic will know this is coming from the e shore freeway. the green lights are currently signaled off. san mateo bridge also often a great start. you'll see traffic conditions about equal in both directions of highway 92% for those of you heading to the golden gate bridge, we do have some areas of dense fog and the north bay to want to make your way over the wall grade through the tunnel and across the span, very clear conditions with lots of space between cars. and no incidents to report. in fact, as we take a look at the traffic maps you will see green on the runway sensors. drive time about 12
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to 13 minutes on the e shore freeway creek west about 24 a clear shot through the caldecott tunnel for it traffic looking pretty good westbound 580 approaching the dublin interchange. >>james: 422 is the time. coming up. three east bay schools competed in the got to melt challenge. we will tell you what school came out on top and took that $3,000 prize. we'll have more in a moment. ---got milk challenge.
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in oakland. students are being rewarded for eating breakfast. here is a picture of the winners. students from ralph bunche high school claimed a three- thousand dollar prize. for the "got milk" challenge. it was a three- week competition between three east bay schools. to see which one could increase breakfast participation the most. among students. the creators of the "got milk" campaign. partnered with california school
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districts to give out 66- thousand dollars all over the state. >>james:a busy day at city hall in san francisco on tuesday. weddings were totally booked and have been for months in advance. 11-12-13 was the magic date. that brought wedding parties together to join in matrimony. "they like the numbers 11- 12-13 won't happen again for another hundred years / she really wanted this date something to remember our wedding by. well he'll never forget it. if he forgets 11-12-13 he's going to be in trouble./ it's a once in a lifetime kind of date and we're looking for something special for ourselves. so we chose today / i figure 11-12-13 next year will be the only other year when they've got consecutive numbers for another century so it will
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be a special day for us." the last time this century that a date will have consecutive numbers is next year. 12-13-14. and it just happens to fall on a saturday. after standing for nearly eight decades, the old eastern span of the bay bridge is slowly coming down. the demolition starts up again at seven this morning. to those who've worried... suffered in silence... hoped... and lived in a state of fear... welcome to a new state... of health. welcome to covered california. the place to find quality, affordable coverage.
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>>james: day 2 of the demolition efforts on the old eastern span of the bay bridge will be getting under way today. kron4's mike pelton is live on treasure
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island with more. >>: at 7:00 this morning workers are back on the job and after 77 years the old stand of the bay bridge is finally coming down a. this is definitely a process. almost like watching grass grow pretty won't notice much over night but a lot will be taking place over that old eastern spanned three years video from yesterday as the crews were ripping up the road like read the first step is rim moving the cantilever truck. every moment some of the top deck to allow additional crew to set up there to help remove the truck. that's work that began yesterday. as for the entire bridge that's a lot of work. it's nearly 2 mi. long and contains 60 t of steel. and taking down this massive structure the keyword for cruise is safety. >>: this bridge as a lot of paint on it. who knows how
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much gasoline and oil have spilled over the 77 years it's been in use. when you start to cut into a bridge you can start to predict where the wait is going to shift but they're taking every precaution to ensure the structural integrity to ensure the safety of the workers and to shore the safety of the bay. >>: and that old eastern span particularly the s curve is what stopping that bike path from reaching all the way here to your boy in island creek's crews hope to have enough of the bridge of the way and the bike path installed all the way here to the island by may 2015. the entire span is slated to come down by 2016. >>james: thank you mike for the update. and of course the demolition of the average is something we will be following closely. >>anny:
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>>: the view from above shows a dire situation and the philippines. but all of our event directions for out of thousands of people are forced to sleep in the open air. but amid the wreckage somewhat of a glimmer of hope when it comes to the overall death toll. >>: the figure now is about 2000. this might still get higher. >>: the recovery effort has made it more difficult by the horrific sight of dead bodies on the side of the road. the injured attempt to find treatments. officials estimate some 2 million people are in need of food. not to mention the lack of clean water to rinse them and we're looking hand in hand with the philippines through the fault of their own forces and the national police and we will help them and their needs fifth we have air flensed standing by to lend what is the standing by. >>: more than two dozen
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countries are providing aid. including the united nations was donating 25 $10 for if the u.s. is putting hundreds of trips on the ground and at weather and transportation problems continue to handicapped. but still desperate cries for help. it can't come soon enough for the hundreds of thousands of typhoon victims. in washington i'm tore it down and permit >>anny: and the outpouring of support for those in the philippines has been massive nationally and here in the bay area. outside the filipino community center in san francisco, volunteers are
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collecting monetary donations for victims in the philippines. the money will be sent to grass roots organizations and churches in the philippines. while inside the community center volunteers are coordinating donation collection and organizing numerous fund raisers that are scheduled in the bay area over the next few weeks and for all those who are interested in sending care packages to family or victims, the l-b-c express in daly city are shipping those to the philippines for in the south bay--. the peninsula- based charity. 'project pearl' is among the many groups also organizing an aid drive for the victims of typhoon haiyan. donations of new, unopened, non-perishable items. such as canned goods and other supplies. were being accepted at san jose state university tuesday.
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at least five campus- based organizations took part in the drive. we're getting a sobering look at before and after images in the philippines. you can see the entire shoreline here is transformed. big clusters of homes wiped out. the only thing that looks the same in this picture is the white circular structure. large areas of farmland affected. what was once green grass and green trees.not sand from the sea.and debris from sructures that are destroyed. a devastating reality.with which survivors in the phillipines are all too familiar. two u-s navy amphibious ships are en route to the philippines to assit in relief efforts. these ships can turn salt water into drinking water-- which is what they drastically need. remember stay with kron-4 for the latest on the typhoon relief effort. and if you'd like to help -- you can find out how on kron-4-dot-com.
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time now for an update on the weather critic of morning erica. >>erica: p.s. we are starting with ceratures today. t today could be the warmest day of the week. i do want to talk about temperatures. you notice we are in the upper '40's for san jose and concord. still pretty mild for san francisco. keep in mind and these aren't even your morning lows so temperatures will continue to drop. places like vallejo already in the upper '30's and i wouldn't be surprised if a few isolated protected spot in the north bay also dropped into the upper thirties bridge into the afternoon we will make up for it. i guess that's the trade-off. normal weather and the south bay. campbell today have 72 per it will also see some mid-70s and go throughout the east bay. temperatures and below '70s today for vallejo. upper 60s expected for richmond.
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petaluma hitting a high of 74 for its satellite and radar shows that fairly clear conditions over the bay area right now. high pressure back and place. with that means is temperatures will be about average for the next several days for it your 7 day around the bay forecast shows plans are still a concern as we had until thursday and friday. a red flag warning is not out of the pictures with sustained winds of 21 mi. per hour in the north and east bay are expected bridge slight chance for rain returned for the bay area as we head into saturday. the past and very calm and quiet conditions as we start the next work week. a quick look at the bridges around the bay area. a great time to leave the house. again, as he does not have anything act about their other than overnight construction. here's a live look at the approach of the bay bridge toll plaza print traffic is getting pretty busy coming from the e shore freeway. westbound 583 the
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nimitz freeway still your best approach but no wage here at the pay gates. san mateo bridge moving smoothly in both directions. but problems are delays at the 101 interchange and a quick look at your golden gate three and lots of space between cars. could encounter some patchy fog up in the bottom of the rest of the bay area looking pretty clear so no scott obstructions as you mcllroy to the wall so great. >>anny: new this morning. kron4's jackie so has a live update for us this morning. jackie i understand people at the casino last night were not happy when the power outage took place. >>: that's right. it is talking about 3600 power customers without power yesterday print one of the big ones was the newthe area saw some flurries casino and
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resort 3--the new graton casino ever said. a car struck a power pole in just a little bit east of where i met in front runner for arc thrift knocking out power to about 3600 pg&e customers thrifts but the big what was the graton resort an dcasiod casion. it just opened p a week ago last night. -- casino. of the lights were out for about two hours last night and left a lot of people wondering what to do. in fact we had a chance to talk to some of the customers were inside the casino when the lights went out. >>: i didn't know what was going on and nobody did so that was kind of the biggest upset that nobody was giving it any information. that's probably the worst part. >>: i can tell you that the
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lights are back on right now. we started to see some customers flowing into the casino. as i said lights were out for about two hours or so out here at the casino for it this whole thing cost hundreds of millions of dollars to build. i would have thought that they would have to reserve a car regenerators but apparently it took them a little while to get this kicked backing. we're waiting to hear from the casino to see exactly if any issues were caused by this power outage. obviously this as we get that information we will certainly pass along. thank you jacki. >>anny: time now is 440 we will be back with more after this break.
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>>anny: more snow is hitting parts of the midwest today and it's not over yet. this is video of cleveland, ohio. you can see just how heavy the snow is they're making it tough for drivers to see. they like the fact is no warning was in place overnight. that means more than 6 in. of new snow was expected to fall over 12 hours. it's snowing and north california-and the north carolina mountains. the area saw some flurries and record low temperatures. the mercury falling into the low to mid-20s. the cold weather expected to continue into tonight. coming up on the
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kron4 morning news 49ers linebacker aldon smith was arraigned on tuesday.
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and for the kron4 tech report with gate slate. >>gabe: good morning. i am kron4 tech reporter gates late. twitter added a new feature shaping it the social network and a new way
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bridge and the know i've had many has finally hit the market but to go up trying to find one for it >>: apple called the ipad many with the right now. -- retna. it also boasts a spare processor and better camera but you will find it every tell apple stores due to limited supply. apple wants customers to use personal pick up to buy the ipad many through the online apple store. and then pick it up at a retail apple store moving on, twitter is not giving people the ability to shape of the look and feel love of the incoming feature. used custom tie line 3 x this new type of time line is meant to paris on go-go those. of
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google has patented something very interesting google filed for something enterprises and electric skin tattoo capable of of being applied to a throat region of a body. the patents as the tattoo would communicate with smart phones tablet and gaming devices it would include a microphone the agnosia is that where is could communicate with their devices via voice commands checkup as other google news. they just quietly opened of google glass to everyone. if you want these i suggest you get on line and allow the form to be added to the list. gabe
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slate kron 4 news. >>anny: i'm just happy with my old iphone 4 s. time now is 447. we're checking your forecast. a little bit of a chill in the air. here's erica with your forecast of morning. >>erica: the morning and and you know what temperatures will continue to drop over the next couple of hours. we do have some upper 30's. if you spots in the north bay. santa rosa currently leaving the house to 43 degrees for its mild weather and san francisco. all clear to the low 50s. we are lucky enough to clear conditions. remember 24 hours ago. very quiet conditions. we do have some patchy fog for the north bay and along the coastline that that's really the extent of it because it's so clear out there that's really a life for temperatures to drop. as a get into the afternoon and it really will start to warm up so i guess that's the trade-off. by lunch time
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those seven is really start to dominate as we head into three this afternoon. expecting mostly sunny afternoon with temperatures will drop. it would get pretty cold again overnight to prevent here's a quick look at your afternoon highs 3 concord 74. temperatures mostly in los '70s for the south bay. take a look at napa today. a high of 74. your 7 day around the bay forecast shows today will be the warmest day of the week. we are going to an increase the wins. could see a red flag warning issued thursday into friday. east bay hills of north bay hills could see sustained winds between 20 and 30 mi. per hour with gusts even higher than that. we're going to put the reign of back and the picture as we had to saturday. expecting increasing cloud cover about past that very mild and calm conditions. some more details on your forecast. coming up in the next hour.
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let's take a look at the rose bridge traffic still off to a great start on this wednesday morning. although traffic is building here, still one easy ride. not a back up what so ever. san mateo bridge moving well in both directions of highway 92 but chelsea it's starting to get heavier on the right hand side. golden gate bridge shot all is good here but prepare yourself for some patchy fog and the north bay per it back to the traffic maps, still tracking very good conditions along 580 in the westbound direction. just a little bit of slowing approaching livermore. you concede that area of fog minor backups for those of you coming out of tracy pruitt and south bay freeways all look good. green on the road less sensors showed speeds over 50 mi. per hour. >>james: let's talk bay area
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sports. we have staff and operate who had 25 points and eight assists stephen curry. had 25 points and eight assists before sitting out the final 12 minutes of the warriors a 113-95 win over the detroit pistons. david lee added 17 points and nine rebounds, while klay thompson had 14 points for the warriors who have won five straight over the pistons. curry scored 12 points as part of a 19-41 in the third quarter then sat out the entire fourth quarter when golden state coach mark jackson and to his bench. golden state led by as many as 29 points, shot 60 percent for the game and outrebounded the tran 43-34. the golden state warriors say, their new arena plan is greener and slimmer than previous estimates. critics of the arena
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project fired back, saying these modifications are minimal. and do not change the fact that the arena would still be located on the bay. to see all the renderings of the new warriors arena. check our website. kron- 4.com. we've posted all the renderings there. it looks as though troubled 49er playeraldon smith. will be playing football at least until january. the star linebacker was arraigned tuesday afternoon on gun charges. in connection with a search of his san jose home last summer. smith appeared in santa clara county superior court and his case was continued to january, after the regular football season is over.
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smith's attorney says, his client will plead not guilty to three felony counts of possessing assault weapons which are illegal in california. smith answered no questions, but his attorney and the prosecutor in the case. made brief statements afterwards. >>: it will take a little bit of time as is typical in cases like this between now and the next court date. after that it will lend itself to this discussion. that's typically how the process unfold so the process began today. we have a next court date and that's where we are. >>: i'm not at liberty to answer any questions at this time however, although it is very interested in entering to these charges and you have to understand that this is a process. today's court appearance was the first step in that process. and out of respect for the integrity of the judicial system will not be making any further statements at this time. thank you very much. >>james:
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the weapons were discovered by sheriff's deputies, after smith hosted a house party last summer, during which he was stabbed and two party goers shot. by gang- members who crashed the party. smith also faces a misdemeanor driving under the influence charge from september. that case too is continued until january. we'll be right back. zçzçzçtó
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top stories we are following on this wednesday, november 13th. a car crashes into a pole
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in the north bay leaving * thousands without power for hours. including those at the graton casino. we're live on the scene with an update. desperation in the phillipines as aid is having a hard time reaching areas devestated by friday's supertyphoon and taking a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. we are watching the weather and traffic this morning. new this morning. power has been restored to thousands of customers in the north bay after a car accident caused a major power outage.
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the outage also affected the new graton casino. that's where we find kron four's jackie sissel who has an update for us. jackie-- people at the casino last night were not happy. there were reports of an accident on golf course drive just a few miles from the grass and casino pripet --graton casino. 3600 customers were without power. the biggest loss was the newest casino permit all lights went out and read all 3000 shot dead a slot machines were in the dark. those inside were wondering what happened. we had a chance to talk to some people who were inside when the lights went out and they were gambling and there were scratching their heads. >>: of the eye of the power went out. nobody knew what was going on. that was prior
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probably the biggest upset. we had no information. that's probably the worst part. >>: and what we are being told is that the power is restored out here shortly before 1:00 a.m. this morning. i can tell you that from the lights on the lights are back on and people are coming and going from the casino. we haven't gotten an official word from the casino exactly what happened. presumably they have backed up generators on shore why they did not kick in. but all 3000 of those slot machines went dark for some hours last night. >>darya: thanks a lot of jackie. james. >>james: a man accused of murdering his daughter's mother. is being ordered to stand trial. a judge ruled. there is
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enough evidence to have randy alana stand trial. he is charged with strangling sandra coke in august. her body was found in vacaville five days after she was reported missing. coke was a federal investigator with the sacramento branch of the federal public defender's office. on the peninsula. the woman accused of driving drunk and then hitting and killing a bay area couple has pleaded not guilty to all charges. prosecutors say marjorie reitzell had a blood alcohol level more than
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twice the legal limit when she hit kamal and balbir singh. the crash happened as the menlo park couple was out walking their dog last month. reitzell remains in custody on two million dollars bail. a san francisco police officer has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against the city, saying he was racially profiled and wrongly arrested by several colleagues who didn't recognize him. lorenzo adamson, a 15-year police veteran, says he was stopped in his car on may 30 for not having a license plate. the suit alleges that
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officers inexplicably jumped onto adamson's back and tried to choke him before tackling him to the ground. adamson was charged with resisting arrest and vehicle code violations. those charges were dropped. the new and official numbers are out. and more than 22-hundred people are dead. more than 26 -hundred are injured and at least 84- people -- are still missing from the deadly typhoon that hit the philippines. these numbers are according to the philippines national disaster risk reduction and management council. and those figures are expected to rise. a u.n. humanitarian official says there've been problems getting much needed supplies into the typhoon-devastated eastern philippines because there are no trucks and roads are closed. meanwhile, local police say there's been looting over the last three days, but they've "restored order." eight people were killed when the wall of a rice warehouse collapsed while being
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looted. take a look at these images out of the philippines. you can see the entire shoreline here is transformed. big clusters of homes wiped out. the only thing that looks the same in this picture is the white circular structure. large areas of farmland affected. what was once green grass and green trees.not sand from the sea.and debris from structures that are destroyed. a devastating reality.with which survivors in the philippines are all too
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510 is the time. it looks as though troubled 49er player aldon smith. will be playing football at least until january. the star linebacker was arraigned
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yesterday afternoon on gun charges. in connection with a search of his san jose home last summer. smith appeared in santa clara county superior court and his case was continued to january, after the regular football season is over. smith's attorney says, his client will plead not guilty to three felony counts of possessing assault weapons which are illegal in california. smith answered no questions, but his attorney and the prosecutor in the case. made brief statements afterwards.
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of respect for the integrity of the judicial system will not be making any further statements at this time. thank you very much. the weapons were discovered by sheriff's deputies, after smith hosted a house party last summer, during which he was stabbed and two party goers shot. by gang- members who crashed the party. smith also faces a misdemeanor driving under >>erica: live fromweather centee looking at wind conditions and san francisco. today is slated to be the warmest day of the week even though we have not yet reached our lowest temperatures of the day. i'll have details coming up after the break. when our little girl was born,
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515 right now. and as much colder than 24 hours ago. but remember we also have rain yesterday. napa currently at 42 degrees.
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mild weather for downtown san francisco. we are holding on to 55 degrees. we do have some patchy fog along the immediate coast line. for some of you and the north bay as well. take a look at lunchtime. already starting to heat things up with 60s inside the bay and '70s for those of along the delta% check out napa san jose. all in the same boat. as we put the clock and the motion, fast forward. '70s really start to trickle and approaching three this afternoon. plenty of sunshine expected. we will not hang on to the clouds like we did yesterday. let's focus on those afternoon highs for today, mainly '70s and the south bay. 72 degrees in campbell. fremont's stain and the upper 60s. same goes for richmond. 764 today. it
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generally for this time of year we should not be as 66 degrees so for some spots some places as much as 10 degrees warmer than where we should be for this time of year. petaluma a high of 74 and upper 60s for downtown san francisco. clear conditions over the bay area. high pressure back in place so what that means is we will continue with temperatures above average. in 7 day around the bay forecast shows winds will increase as we head into thursday and friday. we will elevate our concern for fire danger. raindrops back in the forecast for saturday. a calm and quiet conditions as we start the next work week. inland spots. at 517 let's take a look at the roads now with the george. >>george: still like quite a ride around the bay. not tracking any hot spots. one incident kron4 m. bailey rode is out of planes. start with the bridge check. your
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commute to the bay bridge westbound have a very light volume. and no delays coming from the east shore. from the macarthur maze or from the nimitz freeway. on 92, the san mateo bridge a good ride under way as well pretty much too early to see any problems with slowing or stopping go traffic. we're also incident free here. as we are for the golden gate bridge for 101 southbound and of delays coming from the northbound side coming off of the presidio park white. from the east bay, updating some drive times. westbound 80 looks good. south 680 is problem free. westbound on highway 24 we are without delay. there were some problems with construction out and the tracy area. that's taken some of the pressure off of 580 in the westbound direction with slower traffic coming over on to 05. for your ride through the south bay, the late free ride to now on all of the major routes. 87, to 80,
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10185, and the north bay ride is fine from about all the way down to the golden gate bridge. james? the >>james: secretary of state john kerry will ask lawmakers on capitol hill today to hold off on tougher sanctions against iran for its suspect nuclear weapons program. the obama administration wants to allow more time for diplomacy, but some republican and democratic lawmakers don't want to hold off on further squeezing tehran's economy. in washington today, technical issues with the new health care web site will take center stage. the house's chief
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investigator is looking into whether the white house shares the blame for the web site's problems. specifically, lawmakers want to know why the obama administration did not allow consumers to window shop for health plans on the web site for for without first having to create personal accounts. that decision is seen as what led to an increased workload for the system. today's hearing comes as the white house prepares to release tightly held enrollment numbers for october. its believed the report
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will show far fewer than the projected 500-thousand people signed up for health care. and former president bill clinton has some advice for president obama about the new health care law. clinton says the president should find a way to allow people to keep their health coverage. even if it means changing the law. mr. clinton says he should "honor the commitment that the federal government made to those people and let them keep what they got." millions of americans have received insurance cancellation letters. health insurer "anthem blue cross of california" has agreed to a two-month extension of about 104-
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thousand individual policies after failing to give the required 90 day cancellation notice. the policies had been set to expire on december 31st, but will be extended until february 28th. the company notified the department of insurance that it failed to give enough notice of cancellation due to computer glitch. blue cross says more than a million cancellation notices have been sent to californians as the affordable care act begins. allowing individuals to buy insurance through exchanges. doctors are calling for a lot more americans to consider taking statin
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drugs to lower their cholesterol. the brand new guidelines are for preventing heart attacks and strokes. but their recommendation is that one third of all adults should now consider taking the drug. statins, like lipitor and zocor , essentially help the body clear out the waxy cholesterol that can build up and cause heart attacks or strokes. under the new advice 33 million more americans would be candidates for taking statins. o but there is a downside. a ucsf heart specialist says statin side effects are not so rare and can harm your liver. and you can also experience muscle and joint pain and weakness, as well as memory loss. americans clearly are not happy with washington lawmakers. a gallup poll released tuesday shows only nine- a gallup poll released ti love watching tvnine- outside. and why can you move the tv out here? the wireless receiver. i got that when i switched to u-verse. but why? because it's so much better than cable.
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for a comeback. watching wall street this morning. mark ad libs about futures. here's a look at how the numbers closed yesterday. the dow lost 32.
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the nasdaq added a fraction of a point. and the s and p lost four. opening bell today at 6:30. the trial between apple and samsung electronics starts today. the lawyers are expected to call the trial's first witness after laying out their case for a federal jury in san jose. the trial is being held to determine how much samsung owes apple for copying features from the iphone and ipad. a previous jury awarded apple more than one billion dollars after determining 26 samsung products had infringed six apple
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patents.but a judge found the jury miscalculated 400 million dollars in damages for 13 products and ordered a new trial to determine the proper amount. despite three vehicle fires, tesla motors says they won't recall the company's model "s." c-e-o elon musk says the model "s" electric car is five times less likely to have a fire than a gasoline car in the u-s. he also said no drivers were injured in the three fires. ultimately, it's the government's decision whether to recall the car. the n-t-s-a says it's in [ malennouer ] day.is t day
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welcome back. they two of the demolition efforts on the old eastern span of the bay bridge will be getting under way today. kron4's mike pelton is live on your boy not with more, mike? >>: crews began again today at 7:00. here's the scene yesterday. crews are dismantling this in reverse order from how they built it for its first cruise will work to remove the cantilever truck over the next six weeks they will remove a 1,400 ft. section of the upper deck. that will allow crews to sit on the bottom of the deck and help remove the truck. a lot of that work will take place over the next six weeks. bridge official said this really is a process to bridge the whole span is about 2 mi. long. contains 60 t of steel face tons of kron concrete. it's full of
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tension. >>: this bridge has a lot of paint on it. who knows how much gasoline and oil have spilled on the deck of the 77 years it's been in use. memo and you start cutting into a bridge back to this all you can predict where the molds are gone to move into the weight is going to shift but they're taking every precaution to make for sure the structural integrity. the and to ensure the safety of the workers and to ensure the safety of the bay. >>: by taking down the old eastern spanish allow crews to finalize the new eastern standard that bike path still can't connect to the nearby island because of the s curve crews do hope to have that as curve of the way in the bike path installed here to the island by mid 2015. the entire section of the bridge street the whole eastern spanish should come out at least to the waterline my 2016. back
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to you. >>: thanks mike for the update. >>darya: we want to switch gears and get a look at weather and traffic on this wednesday. , today. --hump day. >>erica: that's right. temperatures much different than what we saw 24 hours ago. instead of upper 50s you're lucky enough to upper forties. we have some patchy dense fog the north of the golden gate bridge for it as we take a look at your day planner you will notice today will be in the mid to upper '70s for some of the warmer inland spots so to they can actually be the warmest day of the week. it will cool things down as we head into thursday and friday and we actually will see some pretty gusty winds. there's no question that a red flag warning may or may not be issued so that's something we will have to look forward to greet raindrops and the forecast as we move into the weekend.
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i did retire 7 day around the bay coming up at 545. could the morning george. >>george: good morning erica. there's a tracking and an incident free hot spot free ride a little foretaste of a quick commute check here's another look at it. on highway 4, only through antioch out towards pittsburgh, the earlier a crane accident on bailey rode cleared from the roadway and you'll find slowing now on interstate 580 as the construction has been lifted onto 05 so it just shifts the back up from one part of the roadway for one part of the commute to another. south bay peninsula north bay ride still pretty good. >>darya: thanks a lot to george. 534. another story we have been following. oakland this is still not have a team curfew law and place. kron4's will tran is
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live in front of the oakland police department with a wide the police are supporting this curfew. >>will: note with the police said they agreed. the police chief says he agrees that teams should be inside after dark maybe around 10:00 last and that's just an o'clock at night. he said parents should enforce it but he said it's not his job. he says they are already stretched too thin. they're already down a few hundred officers and is as i have other things to do with my police officers can go around making toward teenagers are back inside their homes and not on the street. you talked about how it was a spirited debate last night for it happened at city hall of in both sides of the argument with no time getting there telling the city council members what they think of it. now people are for it's a oakland need to because they say just this year alone there have been 600 crimes committed by teenagers so it's not just for their safety. they also want to make sure that
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people are safe from the teenagers. that's why they want this curfew in place that would keep them inside their homes or inside no matter where it is between 10:00 at night at 6:00 in the morning. and then during school hours a thirty until 130 in the afternoon. this is 7 days a week as far as the overnight hours. those against it said it would make like a military state for police officers to go out there harassing teenagers they separate into they believe for racial profiling 3 westchester talk to one of the parents against the teen curfew. >>: it's not going to work. for one, parents already can tell their kids what to do pretty telling them to come into the house early is not going to work. a lot of these kids work. the >>will: and i tell you darya. this is the third time in recent years that this proposal has come up
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and each time it never became law because it's still spirited and is still so much to talk about. they will take up this issue a little bit later down the road. >>james: that anyone under the age of students are being rewarded for eating breakfast here is a picture of the winners. students from ralph bunche high school in oakland
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claimed a three- thousand dollar prize. for the "got milk" challenge. it was a three- week competition between three east bay schools. to see which one could increase breakfast participation the most. among students. the creators of the "got milk" campaign. partnered with california school districts to give out 66- thousand dollars all over the state. some student protesters are calling for janet napolitano to step down from her new job as president of the university of california, the students say former homeland security secretary napolitano will instill fear in immigrant students because she oversaw a large number of deportations in
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>>anny: welcome back. money talks. but isn't persuasive enough when it's used to convince moms to breast feed their infants? a newly launched in britain aims to find out. in the u.k., breast-feeding rates are low just a 34% of a bridge to breastfeed for six months, with just 1 percent of babies getting theirs exclusively. in the u.s. those numbers are higher at 49% and 16 percent respectively. here's how the controversial, partly government-funded study worked. it will offer low- income new moms shopping vouchers worth up to $190
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if their infants are breastfed for up to six weeks. they will receive an additional $125 worth about is that they continue to breast feed for up to six months. tell us what you think of this controversial study. is bribing to breastfeed going too far. ? a separate patronizing to mothers as some mommies blockers argue. join the conversation of facebook dot com,/kron4 or kron4 dot com or you can also get more information on the story. you got to love the weekend.
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546 on the clock. let's begin with a check on the weather and traffic. >>erica: good morning. remember yesterday was fairly at warm. a little muggy out there actually and even encountered some raindrops but today it is clear. visibility actually
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down to 20 for those of you driving out of nevada but high-pressure back in place, of which is what made the temperatures will be a lot warmer for this time of year. in fact we are talking a 10 degree jump in spots. mostly '70s on the board. 73 and cupertino. i think we'll see some low 70's and redwood city. mid to upper '70s a possibility livermore generally an upper 60s for this time of. again, we do have warmer weather on the
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way. temperatures will slide off of it as we head into thursday and friday. we will increase our chance for more northerly winds.
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a new study reveals that more drivers are surfing the web when they're behind the wheel. the state farm study says that 24-percent of drivers go online when they drive. that's compared to just 13- percent in 2009. and among drivers ages 18 to 29. that number jumped from 29 to 49 percent. researchers blame some of this increase on the growing number of adults that are buying smartphones. the study also found that the number of people texting behind the wheel has not increased as quickly. golden gate bridge commuters could pay higher
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tolls starting next spring. the golden gate bridge, highway and transportation district board will discuss and possibly voting on five toll-increase options on friday. one option would be to raise an estimated $86 million over five years by bumping up the toll from $6 to $7 starting in april, and incrementally increasing the discounted $5 toll now paid by fastrak users to $5.75 in april, and then to $6 a year later. the earliest that one of those plans could be implemented would be april. the district is considering a toll increase in order to offset a [ malennouer ] day.is t day bestoods d hoday ftovs beco irristiy eamyurkecassole.
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for hours. including those at the graton casino. we're live on the scene with an update. desperation in the phillipines as aid is having a hard time reaching areas devestated by friday's supertyphoon and taking a live look at the approach to the bay bridge toll plaza. we are watching the weather and traffic this morning. toss erica. >>erica: we will be looking at '70s for most of the bay area. warmer for where we should be for this time of the are expected. i will talk more about fire danger with wind gusts expected the rest of the week into the weekend.

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