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to class after the chaos. (vicki) kron 4's rob fladeboe has been at the scene all afternoon-- rob, what can you tell us about the threat? (rob live) all quiet here at cupertino high school right now. after school activities are going on as scheduled but it was a chaotic scene here just after lunchas many students acted as though try were quite literally running fortheir lives. let's go to the video... this is a clip from a cell phone video that captures the frantic scene duringthe lunch hour after an announcement ordered them to evacuate the campus.and who can blame them in the wake of a recent rash of threats, both real and imagined, made against schools. this time, according to the santa clara county sheriff's office,there was an anonymous phone call threatening violence against the school. many students were at lunch, others were still in class while still others were off campus for lunch when the
announcement came. everybody was just trying to get away from the school. let's hear now from a couple of very frightened students and then from the sheriff's department. the sheriff's office swept the school and discovered nothing that might be considered a threat. there was no shooter, no weapons were found. the all clear came around 3 o'clock as students were dismissed for the day. many a worried parent could be seen arriving to pick up their kids amid some happyreunions. (rob live) this is the second such episode here at cupertino high school in the pastfew weeks. we've confirmed that back on february 28th, a student receivedseveral anonymous text messages threatening violence in the form of a bomb threat. no bomb was found. it's not clear of there is any connection between the two cases. despite that apparent panic by students running away from the schoo, a fremont union school district official praised students, teachers and sheriff'sdeputies for their quick response to the perceived emergency.live in cupertino rob fladeboe kron 4 news
this afternoon. make sure you have the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news alerts. (grant) happening now-- the n-t-s-b is investigating the rrcent fatal crash and fire...involvoing a tesla. the agency says it's not clear whether the telsa model-x was operating on auto-pilot when it crashed on highway 101 in mountain view on friday. investigators will also study the fire that broke out after the crash. 38-year-old wei huang of san mateo was driving the tesla...and died. police say huang was traveling south in the carpool lane when the tesla hit a freeway barrier-- and caught fire. (vicki) a big mess for commuters in the east bay-- after a police chase ends in a crash. it happened at port chicago highway in concord early this morning. the off-ramp was closed most of the morning-- but is now back open. it started when police responded to a burglary... and the suspects led officers on a pursuit. the driver crashed near that off-ramp on highway four.
the suspects were taken to the hospital with major injuries. (grant) and we're learning more about another police chase -- this one took place on the bay bridge.it all started just after midnight and ended in pleasant hill... this is video of the driver being taken into custody.. the entire chase lasted about 15 minutes.police say the chase started when the suspect almost hit a chp cruiser with a van while driving through a construction zone. the driver is facing charges including dui and driving on a suspended license. (vicki) it's been a rough start to the week for the student body at oakland technical high school. this after a beloved member of the varsity football team passed away late last week. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with the young man's friends and head coach... who say they lost a great guy. (philippe) pulling out a deck of cards... and, playing "uno" in a classroom is a lunchtime tradition for this group of guys at oakland technical high school. but on this day, and everyday moving forward... they'll be one person short.daniel khan/friend- "ima just
remember his sense of humor -- and his intelligence." oakland tech junior jeremiah joyner played outside linebacker on the varisty football team. his mother confirms that he passed away at a hospital in oakland late last week. the circumstances surrounding his death are unclear. troubling for his friends and former teammates, who say the last time they saw him he seemed healthy and was in good spirits.christian spencer/former teammate- "it's very upsetting. it still doesn't feel real. it just, i feel like i'm going to see him in the hallway or something. or, at lunch." virdell larkins was jeremiah's head football coach.virdell larkins/head coach- "i wish more kids would have his work ethic." larkins says this is the first time in his coaching career that one of his players has passed away. he was looking forward to coaching jeremiah again next season. a smart kid with a good head on his shoulders. virdell larkins/head coach- "he was real liked -- real loved on our team. real loved on the campus." during the day, students stopped by the classroom where jeremiah played cards... dropping off sports memorabilia and writing him messages -- detailing how much he's missed. jonathan chao/friend- "he was a real go-getter. like, anything he did, he put all of his effort into it. and, uh, i think uh that's like a trait that all of us want to take in i the future." coach
larkins says the football program will honor jeremiah at the varsity team's first home game next season. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. (vicki) this past weekend's dangerous sideshow on the bay bridge was not the first stop for those participating in the illegal roadshow sideshow drivers targeted a location near the bridge to warm up for a wild ride above the bay...kron4's haaziq madyun shows us where. these tire skid marks you see here were made during an illegal sideshow sunday on the upper deck of the bay bridge nats/sideshow video"aye! we are on the bridge"before they drove onto the bridge some of those same sideshow participants made these burn out marks on this open lot on treasure island. this is california highway patrol dispatch audionats/chp dispatch sot
francisco police department: "i can tell you that treasure island is a hot spot for sideshows">treasure island was once san francisco police officer joseph tomlinson beat. he talks about why it takes a coordinated law enforcement effort to handle sideshow activity on heresoteast bay sideshow activity is well documented but folks here on treasure island say this past weekend's sideshow activity part of the norm around heresot "well it's like a tradition here, people with tricked out cars come here and do donuts like i seen a couple myself"> sfpd police officials say sunday's sideshow activity on treasure island remains under investigation...haaziq madyun kron4news
(grant)(grant) california attorney general xavier becerra is suing the trump administration for adding a citizenship question to the 2020 census... catherine heenan is here with the latest conflict between state and federal officials... (catherine) this is the latest exchange in a feud between sacramento and washington -- over federal immigration policies. with california arguing that adding a citizenship question could discourage non-citizens from participating..the attorney general says it's just the latest move by the trump administration to target undocumented immigrants........ and says he wants everyone counted. the white house says the decision will help to enforce the voting rights act... the attorney general attorney
the the attorney general argues that information collected without including non-citizens could be used to reduce the number of representatives california sends to congress... he also says it could affect federal funding for things like education, highways and homeland security. grant and vicki? (grant) happening now-- protesters taking to the streets in sacramento-- protesting a deadly police shooting. this is a live look over sacramento right now. it has been more than a week after the deadly police shooting of stephon clark.. and the state now is now joining the investigation. community leaders urge patience -- and for the city to unite as one.
capitol bureau reporter kody leibowitz reporter kody leibowitz reports. chief daniel hahn, sacramento pd "(23;41-44) our city is at a critical point right now" that from sacramento police chief daniel hahn as the state's highest law office takes part in the investigation into the police shooting of stephon clark.the department of justice - now providing independent oversight in this case.the state - also reviewing use-of-force policies, training and other practices by the department.attorney general xavier becerra (27;23-34) "our independent oversight of the investigation and our separate review of the department will be based on the facts and the law. nothing more, nothing less."nine days ago -- two sacramento police officers shot and killed the unarmed black man in his grandparents backyard.last week - sacramento police released body camera and helicopter footage showing police firing 20 times.police say they thought clark was holding a gun - he was found with only a cellphone.that becoming a rallying cry for marchers last week.this from friday near the capitol..
african american community leaders at a news conference on tuesday urged the city to steer away from violence that has happened in other major cities after police-involved shootings - hoping sacramento becomes a role model.dr. ollie mack, representing sacraento fraternities and sororities "41;31 stand up and honor the life of stephon clark. stand up and honor the wishes of the family that we break this cycle. stand up and do what we need to do, because if you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything. 44a decision on potential charges would come from sacramento district attorney anne marie schubert.though becerra acknowledged his office could also take action.kody leibowitz, kron4 news. (vicki)(vicki) coming up-- new details into what happened when a self-driving uber ran over-- and killed a pedestrian. why uber says their important
safety feature was turned off. (grant) plus-- driving to work...all the sudden...driving into a near death escapade. how a woman was finally rescued...after being stranded in the snow-- for more than a week. "california is a spear". (vicki) and strong words for california-- as a member of the westboro baptist church protests transgender rights at an east bay elementary school. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
(grant) in the east bay-- elementary school students are met with anti-gay protestors as they arrive at school this morning. the westboro baptist church was there protesting transgender issues. kron 4's lydia pantazes reports form alamo. "earlier this morning counter protests filled the sidewalk here in front of rancho romero elementary school in alamo as the westboro baptist church protested in front of the school."(nats)a sea of rainbow umbrellas....made their way to the front of rancho romero elementary school.some even wore their unicorn onsies.... the group... a counter demonstration against protesters from the westboro baptist church, an organization designated as a hate group by the southern poverty law center and know for their inflammatory anti- gay protests. the group protested in front of the school between 8 and 830 tuesday morning."i couldn't believe they would come to this little town and bring their hate with them."(nats westboro)protesters from the
westboro baptist church say they came because of this image.its called the gender unicorn created by the trans student educational resources. rancho romero elementary school had a bulletin board maintained by a pta committee that promotes inclusion and diversity.in january the theme of the board was gender stereotypes which featured the gender unicorn.it was up for four hourse during school day. once parents complained it was revised."this is where we found the story and we saw the images so this is where we have to be because our job is to preach the gospel to every creature."but the westboro protesters say their protest isn't just about this school... they say it's about the entire state. of california. "california is the tip of the filth spear and you're paying in deep coin for it." but counter protesters say being here isn't so much about westboro but about sending a message to the community as a whole."i think it's really important to show any families that have a kid that's at all different that we support them and that they're included in our community and that they don't need to feel alone." "whoever you are inside should be accepted and it's not difficult to accept someone when they tell you who they are and they tell you who they are.""as a safety precaution the school district actually delayed the start of school here at rancho romero elementary school until after 10 o'clock.reporting in alamo, lydia pantazes kron4 news.
(grant)(grant) there's new information on the fatal crash in arizona march 18th involving one of uber's self-driving cars...(vicki) the volvo s-u-v hit and killed a pedestrian near phoenix.. catherine heenan is here with the latest.. (catherine we learned today that uber technologies had disabled the standard collision avoidance technology in that volvo... which hit and killed a woman who'd been walking her bike across the road........ you're looking at video from the car that night.
since the accident - uber has suspended all self-driving tests on public roads in arizona, california, pennsylvania and ontario. now the company that makes the parts that supplied the car's radar and camera - says it wants everyone to know that its collision avoidance technology had not failed...but had been turned off. the company - called 'aptiv' - doesn't want its product tainted by the negative publicity. uber failed to slow down when a woman cross the street outside a crosswalk - pushing a bicycle. more fallout today -- uber will not renew its permit to test self-driving cars in california when it expires saturday. the state d-m-v said today in a letter that if uber wants its testing privileges back......it must first address the investigation into the arizona crash. and just this week - arizona's governor suspended all of the companies self- driving privileges. grant and vicki? (vicki) a woman made a wrong turn on her way to work... and became
stranded on a snowy mountain for more than a week. steve large has more on the story. ashley ehlert/mother found safe: "its been overwhelming to say the least."this is a picture of sheryl donovan's suv. in the spot where she sat inside it for 10 days.where she ran out of gas after making a wrong turn with no cell service to call for help. this is a picture of donovan, a 54-year-old grandmother, after a doctor's exam, her daughter is now caring for her, and still trying to learn what went wrong.ashley ehlert/mother found safe: "we've spoken with my mom, and her story. she's given us a little but at a time. i'm sure everyone can understand that this has been extremely traumatic."ashley ehlert says her mom used extra clothes in her suv to keep from freezing, and only had a single bottle of water with her the whole ten days she was missing. ashley ehlert/mother found safe: "she did sparcely drink that. so she took her time on exhausting the one bottle of water that she did have. she did eat some snow."donovan's suv was found near camptonville, california... a desolate spot in sierra county and a long way from her home destination of marysville.lt. robert bringolf/nevada county sheriff: "it would appear she took a right turn when she probably should have taken a left hand turn."lieutenant robert bringolf says search
and rescue teams had been focusing on other routes in their search and were expecting the worst.lt. robert bringolf/nevada county sheriff: "and we're really really, really happy that it turned out a different way." donovan's daughter says her mom was finally located when she got out of her suv on the tenth day and walked a mile to find a road, where a good samaritan stopped to help her. missing in the snow-capped mountain for more than a week. and somehow she's ok. miraculous. ashley ehlert/mother found safe: "i've joked with her, i will find some way to put a tracking device on her." (vicki) that was steve large reporting. sheriff's deputies say donovan's suv is still stuck out there in the snow. they hope to retrieve it soon. (anchor) time now to
check on our weather... with chief meteorologist with chief our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with
heineken has pulled a commercial for it's light beer...after some compalints that it was racist. this is the ad in question. it features a bartender sliding a bottle of heineken light to a woman. the bottle travels past several black people before arriving at the lighter skinned woman. the clip...then ends with the tagline "sometimes lighter is better." chance the rapper called it "terribly racist" on twitter -- and thousands of other users
agreed with him. heineken responded yesterday by pulling the ad from t-v and the internet. (grant) next at 5:30... the spending bill congress passed has more than a billion dollars for border security--- why none of it can be used on the border wall. (grant) plus-- a former supreme court justice says the only way to deal with gun laws-- is to repeal the second amendment. at&t has a network with thousands of best-in-class security experts.
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protesters taking to the streets in sacramento-- protesting the deadly police shooting of stephon clark. this is a live look from sacramento right now. the protesters are gathering outside of a city council meeting. we will continue to follow the protests as they continue tonight. (grant) mean time-- right now at 5:30-- kron 4 is always tracking local stories. and here's a look at what's happening in your neighborhood.. (vicki) tonight in the east bay-- the berkeley city council is considering placing a measure on the november ballot for a new police commission. if the measure makes it to the ballot -- voters will be asked to approve a new police oversight commission. it would replace the current police review commission. supporters of the measure say the current commission has it's recommendations ignored or delayed by the berkeley police chief. the new commission would allow more control by community members and their representatives.
the meeting is at 6:00 tonight at the city council chambers. .. (grant) in the south bay. the santa clara valley medical center trauma team...is teaching students how to stop severe bleeding...and potentially save a life. the training is being offered at the the team's medical campus in san jose. physicians and nurses are giving south bay high school students interested in medical careers... hands on access to bleeding control kits... and advice on how to stay calm in case of emergency. (vicki) on the peninsula... the man who threatened to shoot schools in san mateo county-- is now in custody. this is a picture of the man... taken inside a big 5 in san mateo. police say the man told an employee that he wanted to buy a gun... then he threatened to shoot up a school. san mateo police say they interviewed the man and he admitted making the threat... but he told police he was joking and apologized. he's now in protective custody at a hospital... for a mental health evaluation. (vicki) a man is behind bars for shooting two people
at random ... injuring one ... in east palo alto. the first shooting happened monday afternoon at the intersection of scofield street and capital avenue. the victim was sitting in traffic when a man pulled up in a silver s-u-v and shot at his car. the shooter then drove off and the victim followed him. minutes later the shooter fired at a woman walking and she was hit in the arm. the first victim stopped to help the woman. shortly after police found the shooter and arrested him. (grant) in the north bay-- the creators of napa's bottle-rock festival... will host a 2-day event for the first time in three years. its called the sonoma harvest music festival... and will be hosted at the b-r cohn winery in glen ellen in september. organizers say the winery will offer a more intimate festival experience.. overlooking the vineyard. 2-day passes go on sale tomorrow at 10 a-m. general admission starts at 225 dollars... and platinum passes will be 12-hundred dollars. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure
and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the 60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week. (grant) more than 600 firearms
were turned in for cash at the santa cruz county's gun buyback event. organizers say...the event was one of the many ways that local law enforcement is working to reduce gun violence in the county. 618 handguns...rifl es...shotguns...and assault weapons were collected and will be destroyed following processing. (vicki)after freedom of religion the founding fathers said the freedom to bear arms was a basic right for all americans.now a retired supreme court justice says that right should be repealed. (on cam)polls indicate that not many americans agree. catherine heenan is here with more on the proposal.catherine? (catherine) yeah - it comes from john paul stevens. he retired in 2010 after 35 years on the supreme court.in an op=ed piece in today's new york times, the 97 year old stevens urged the young marchers last weekend to go after the nation's original
gun law ... adopted more than two hundred years ago. nat hey hey hoho nra has got to gonationwide marches ... evidence of a nationwide shift in opinion on gun control triggered by the school shootings in parkland florida, i say we will not stop until every man, every woman, every child and every american can live without fear of gun violence and tonight i say, no more."after being stagnant for years support for tougher gun laws soared eight percent in a single week, jumping from 53 to 61 percent in an economist you=gov poll.this week new jersey's state assembly voted to tighten some gun laws and democrats in washington said they will press for more legislationn "i can assure you that saturday was day one. saturday was a launch pad." some march organizers say they are not impressed with the response from lawmakers. they're leaving a lot of loopholes in here trying to seem like they are doing something when in reality, these laws have more holes than swiss cheese."as the justice stevens, and his dream of repealing the second amendment, most americans are
not willing to go that far.in february, before the parkland shooting, only about one in five americans were in favor. support was higher among democrats, black ameriicans and people in the northeast. only eight percent of republicans agreed. (catherine) in response to justice stevens, the national rifle association noted that the majority of the american people and the supreme court, believe in the second amendment right to self- protection .the gun group said it it will unapologetically fight to protect what it calls a fundamental freedom. grant? (grant) we're learning more about what caused the death of legendary musician prince. a toxicology report from prince's autopsy... shows that the 57-year-old had an "exceedingly high" concentration of fentanyl in his body when he died. prince died last april after being found unresponsive at his minnesota home and recording studio. (grant) it appears facebook ceo mark zuckerberg
has succumbed to pressure from u-s lawmakers. he will now testify at a senate hearing on april 10th. this all comes after cambridge analytica reportedly accessed information from about 50- million facebook users without their knowledge. zuckerberg's willingness to testify means c-e-o's at google, twitter could be next. senate judiciary chairman chuck grassley officially invited all of them to the hearing. facebook... is currently planning a strategy for zuckerberg's testimony. (vicki) the spending bill passed by congress last week has 1.6 billion dollars for border billion dollars for border security. but none of that money can be spent on the president's border wall. washington correspondent anna wiernicki explains. anna wiernicki: president donald trump promised to start construction on the border wall this weekdonald trump: literally on mondayanna wiernicki: congress approved
$1.6 billion dollars for border security.but doris meissner, former immigration and naturalization service commissioner, says construction is not going to happen.doris meissnerformer ins commissionertake cg @ 0:16- 0:24this president has a tendency to exaggerate and it certainly is an exaggeration that construction is going to start on mondayanna wiernicki: meissner says the $1.6 billion is just a fraction of the $25 billion dollars the president asked for. doris meissner: what the congress has done here is significantly curtailed the effort to build a wall along the entire southwest border.michael mccaul: none of this money will go toward building a 30 foot concrete wall,anna wiernicki (stand up)washington correspondenttake cg @ 0:45- 0:54texas republican congressman michael mccaul says this is just a down payment to start the process and build levies, ánot a physical wall like the president promised.michael mccaulu.s. congressman, r-texas take cg @ 0:55-1:02concrete levies will be built in the rio grande valley, particularly in mcallen where we see a lot of the illegal crossings.anna wiernicki: mccaul says he is working with congress to send more money to the borderbut adam isacson with the washington office of latin america says it'll take months for that to happen. adam isacsondirector, wola's "beyond the wall" campaigntake
cg @ 1:12-1:26the next bill that any wall funding could be on would be the 2019 appropriations act, they asked for another 62 miles of wall on that bill, but that's not going to pass before the november elections.anna wiernicki: and isacson says it could be even more difficult then.as it's unclear whether republicans will be able to maintain the majority in the house of s.in washington, i'm anna wiernicki. (grant) coming up-- pranksters are targeting in n out... and the burger chain isn't too happy about it. hear the legal action they are now taking. (vicki) plus-- apple introduces a new more cost friendly i-pad.. but the lower price is not for everyone. we'll explain.
... has revealed a new "budget" i-pad targeted toward students. c-e-o tim cook and other apple executives showed off the device at a school in chicago today. it's the same size as the traditional i-pad... and costs 299 dollars for schools and 329 dollars for consumers. the company also talked about software features designed specifically for teachers and students... and a series of apps for the classroom. (vicki) still ahead-- a man is recovering after a pine tree fell on him. what may have caused the tree to fall. (lawrence) i'm chief meteorologist lawrence karnow, i'll have your full bay area forecast after the break.
an alameda man is recovering from a serious injuries... after a pine tree fell on him. the city has since chopped down a second tree, and has checked every tree standing on that same slope. as kron 4's ali reid reports... this happened in washington park... while the victim was watching his daughter play softball. this accident was such a tragedy and thankfully that father survived and is recovering.after inspecting other trees in the area, the city says the park is safe for families to enter.pkgi find it crazy how a whole tree just fell on somebodywithin seconds, a large pine tree toppled over ... it's very scaryit crashed into this table, and a father that was watching his daughter play softball in the washington park field.gabriela montufarmy thoughts and prayers are for sure with the family and i hope everything is ok with him in fact, the parks department says the last time arborists assessed trees in the park was in 2017. maintenance staff
also check trees here on a daily basis. the tree that fell on friday seemed healthy. this tree must be super old you knowthe city believes all the wet weather that hit the bay area recently, plus the sloped angle of the pine played a factor. while checking others in the area, staff chopped down a second tree as a precaution.you never know. just like how what happened that day, you never know when a tree is going to fallstanduparborist will be reviewing these trees even further today.and within the next couple of weeks, the parks department will be assessing all the trees in parks across alameda.reporting live in alameda .. ali reid ... kron 4 news. (vicki) (vicki)(vicki) let's get a check on what we are working on for kron4 news at six. steve aveson is standing by in the newsroom.(steve) thank you vicki.coming up new tonight at six. a possible break in the case of
a missing actress...she vanished from the los angeles area.... now a body has been found in a shallow grave here in northern california. tonight - we have details about led up to the mysterious disappearance. also new at six - do you feel safe riding on bart? we will break down the newly released crime statistics... vicki back to you?(vicki) thank you (vicki) thank you steve - we will see you at six. (anchor) time now to check on our weather... with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and
warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the 60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week. (grant) (grant) in-n-out is
seeking a restraining order against an online prankster who posed as the company's ceo at two los angeles restaurants. the man identified as cody roeder apparently argued with employees... and in one instance took a hamburger from a customer, threw it to the ground and stepped on it. roeder posts you-tube videos under the name "troll- munchies". in-n-out says it has seen an increase in visitors who are intentionally disruptive and try to promote themselves on social media. the suit claims roeder caused significant and irreparable harm to the chain. it seeks damages of more than 25-thousand-dollars. (vicki) one woman is doing everying she can to save a one hundred year old tree after the city officials
announced they're thinking about cutting it down. so to bring awareness -- the woman married it. karen cooper says like many people in the fort myer's, florida neighborhood... she's worried the city will cut down the tree so someone can build a home. that's why she's vowing to protect and preserve this tree. (áááátake sotááá
game.... ..(nat) (giles: "the holy grail for us is a great winning team on the field and a fantastic experience) foosball table, bar, outdoor patio .. of course food --- a millennials dream...it's a reflection of the change in times..(giles: "and i think it's impacting sports fans are telling us they want to come and move around and have different experiences throughout the game and different experiences each time they come. and the traditional model of i'm going to sell you one seat for 81 games is just no that time anymore.")and of course on the 50th anniversary ...its a perfect time to reflect on the legacy.. (giles:" one giant celebration. really kind of commemorate all of the great history of the team. every month are going to be focusing on a different era of a's baseball.. on the 17th of april" )even harvey the rabbit is making a comeback...from the past to the present ... on the fieldthe a's decided to hold on to their young talent and build for the future.. (kaval: "it's critical. you want to have your nucleus, of players that you build around. and our new ballpark in oakland is the key to that having ourselves a larger payroll and making sure that we can be successful with that core group of players for many years to come.")tag: dave kaval also has hall of famer rollie fingers as a special
assistant. he says that's the great part of the club... you have access to legends... and they will honor the a's 50th anniversary class on opening day on thursday against the angels... reporting from the oakland coliseum kim smith kron 4 sports.. (vicki) that wraps up kron 4 news at 5.(granti) steve aveson and catherine heenan are here with kron 4 news at six. (steve) thank you grant and vicki..coming up at six.. coming up at vicki..grant and vicki..coming up at six..
we continue to follow big news at cupertino high school.a threat triggered a chaotic campus evacaution. tonight - we'll hear from students who ran from classrooms.. (catherine) then - new tonight at six.we have new bart crime statistics.. police say arrests are up -- but do riders feel any safer? we will find out - next on kron4 news at six.
chaos erupts at cupertino high school-- as panicked teens are sent running from their classrooms. good evening i'm steve aveson. (catherine) and i'm catherine heenan in for pam moore. it's the second time in 30 days, that cupertino high had to cut the school day short and evacuate the grounds due to a shooting threat.(steve) kron 4's dan kerman joins us live now from cupertino, dan, what more can you tell us? a scene of panic tuesday afternoon at cupertino high school, students running for their lives after the campus is evacuated after receiving a threat over the phone.sot sahithi goginehi/cupertino high junior 12-17she say everyone pouring out of the library and she looked at us and said run so we ran, everyone starting runningsot tanaz haroni/cupertino high junior 18-23it was scary because there are so many
shootings going on , i don't know whats happening anymore sheriff's officials say about 1pm, the school received a phone call from a robotic voice threatening the campus administrators got on the p.a. system and ordered the students to evacuate immediatelysot manpreet chandok/cupertino high senior 35-45whoever was in the library we started panicking , i shoveled as much as i could into my backpack because i didn't want to leave it and we ran down the stairs and outside of campussot deap sethi/cupertino high student 47-51in a situation like this everybody is running around people, its all really scary, people are dropping things sheriff's deputies then blanketed the areasot sgt. rich glennon/santa clara county sheriff's office 54-100 we had deputies from saratoga cupertino all over come to this location, what they are going to do is block off the roadway and then get into the campus and do a systematic search of the campusnothing suspicious was found but it turns out the phone number the threatening call came from was familiar.sot looking at the number this is actually a number that has been placed to many schools across the country alleging threats against schools (catherine) (catherine) kron 4 first
told you about this breaking news through our mobile app. we sent a push alert at 1:45 this afternoon. make sure you have the kron4 mobile app to always get the latest breaking news alerts. (steve)this just in to the kron4 newsroom -- police have confirmed a shooting that occurred around 3:10 this afternoon in oakland.it happened in the area of the 88-hundred block of hillside street.police found an adult male victim with a gun shot wound.he was taken to a local hospital with what appear to be non-life threatening injuries.police do not currently have a suspect in custody... but are canvasing the area for witnesses. new at six tonight - bart
making headlines.... the chief of police coming out and pointing to new figures saying they show a drammatic reduction in crime on the transit system. kron four's terisa estacio on where crime is down and where the chief says they need to do better. (take pkg) .. .. .. new tonight at 6. bart is increase in arrests made by police in 2017.their numbers nearly 40 percent increase in 2016.kron4's terisa estacio breaks down what these numbers mean. (estacio reporting) pointing to reporting) (estacio (estacio reporting) pointing to new figures showing a drop in crime in several key areas on the bay area rapid transit system, bart's chief of police went over where they are seeing the most improvement. chief carlos rojas, bart police chief. "we have seen increasing in arrests, by 43 percent, 88 percent increase in getting fare evaders. chief rojas addressed how as an agency focusing on fare evasion has helped significantly. he also added that following up issuing about 14 percent more prohibition orders - blocking violent riders and using new measures to tackle auto thefts and bike thefts as made a difference. in 2017, bart reported an 18 percent drop in bike thefts. terisa estacio, reporting although chief proud of acommplishments, he says there is room for example... chief rojas, when
of the crime, it is snatch and grab. electronic devices. education is important. joesph morales, bart rider. i feel like there is no issue, i feel safe. for some riders - they told me they feel comfortable riding the system through the various counties. however, that was not the case for several other riders who spoke to me.... peiling lin, bart rider. at the civic center, i alwasyholly nishimura, bart rider. i night i am worried. this rider says she wished there were more officers dispatched to stations. chief rojas says last year the department added 25 new hires. and they are looking to hire more. another criticism - bart employee safety... just this weekend, an employee was threathed with a knife. chief rojas says employees are getting extra training. he says - the transit system is vast with over 400 thousand riders a day and credits the robost camera system in catching many thiefs. he added bart police are actively looking for new ways to make the system as safe as possible.
(catherine) happening now-- protesters are still in the streets of sacramento -- protesting a deadly police shooting. this is a live look at a town hall meeting... where protestors have beenn making their voices heard. community voices heard. community leaders have been urging people to remain non- violent and patient... and for the city to unite as one. one.city to unite as and for the patient... and for the city to unite as one. (catherine) more than a week after the deadly police shooting of stephon shooting of deadly police week after the deadly
police take action. could also that his office acknowledged general attorney the state although attorney..district sacramento come from the charges would on potential a decision found.phone was but only a cell holding a gun - clark was they thought they say 20 times.officers firing showed video...which helicopter camera and released body police sacramento last week - nothing less." last week - sacramento police released body camera and helicopter video...whichshowed officers firing 20 times. they say they thought clark was holding a gun - but only a cell phone was found. a decision on potential charges would come from the sacramento district attorney.. although the state attorney general acknowledged that his office could also take action. (steve) a big mess for commuters in the east bay-- after a police chase ends in a crash. it happened at port chicago highway in concord early this morning. the off-ramp was closed most of the morning-- but is now reopened. it started when police responded to a burglary and the suspects lead officers on a pursuit. the driver crashed near that off-ramp on highway four. they were taken to the hospital with major injuries. (steve) two women and three juveniles were killed
when an s-u-v drove off a cliff in mendocino county yesterday. authorities say the driver was driving southbound on highway one when they pulled into a dirt turnout. but instead of stopping....the s-u-v drove off the cliff and landed about 100 feet below onto a large rock. the vechile landed on its roof....killing all five passengers. firefighters had to rappel down the cliff to retrieve the bodies with the help of a helicopter. police are investigating the cause of the accident. (catherine) this past weekend's dangerous sideshow on the bay bridge was not the first stop for those who were taking part in the illegal roadshow. sideshow drivers targeted a spot near the bridge to warm up for a wild ride above the bay... kron4's haaziq madyun shows us where. construction workers are installing chain link fencing to enclose the once wide open space that is frequently used for illegal sidshow activity on treasure islandsot"well it's like a tradition here, people with tricked out cars come here and do donuts like i seen a couple myself">san francisco police and the california highway patrol are
handling the investigation of a sideshow sunday that originated here on treasure island and ended on the upper deck of the bay bridgesot east bay sideshow activity is well documented but folks here on treasure island say this past weekend's sideshow activity part of the norm around here. this person who asked not to reveal her identity says she doesn't think this fence is going to stop them from coming to the islandsotsotsotsotsfpd police officials say sunday's sideshow activity on treasure island remains under investigation...haaziq madyun kron4news
(catherine) the n-t-s-b is investigating the fatal crash and fire involvinga tesla in mountain view. two federal investigators are in the bay area looking into the crash. the agency says it's not clear whether the telsa model-x was operating on autopilot when it crashed on highway 101 friday. investigators will also study the fire that broke out afterwards. 38-year-old
wei huang of san mateo is identified as the driver who died. police say he was traveling south in the carpool lane when the car hit a freeway barrier-- and caught fire. tesla shares fell more than 8 percent today on the news.. their lowest level in nearly a year. (steve) a live look outside right now... as we get our first look at the four zone forecast with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the
60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week. (( áá v.o. / steve áá )) an east bay school is in shock after a football player dies suddenly. how students and staff are trying to pick up the pieces. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) uber is pulling the plug on testing self-driving cars in california... so what's next for the future of autonomous cars in the state. (( v.o. / steve áá )) the remains of a young woman following her dream to become an actress may havebeen found, now police are investigating
(steve) it's been a rough start to the week for the student body at oakland technical high school. this after a beloved member of the varisty football team passed away late last week. kron four's philippe djegal spoke with the young man's friends and head coach... who say they lost a great guy. (philippe) jeremiah joyner was passionate about football, say his friends and family. christian spencer says jeremiah put everything he had
into everything he did. christian spencer/friend- "he was a good teammate -- never put anybody down. he, i, i, i feel like he helped me better myself as a football player." spencer says joyner was a former teammate on the junior varisty squad at oakland technical high school. but last season, jeremiah played varisty. and, his head coach was virdell larkins. virdell larkins/head coach- "just getting the news of this, saying, you know, just unexpectedly, its kind of hard." coach larkins, is like everyone else... in disbelief over jeremiah's passing. right now, it's unclear what caused his death. his mother will only confirm that he died at a hospital in oakland late last week.virdell larkins/head coach- "he was a very responsible -- very engaged kid." those who knew jeremiah say he worked hard at everything he did. that he certainly loved football... but that he was more than just an athlete. he worked hard in the classroom as well. livier perez/teacher- "i definitely think he had a bright future. he detinitely was interested in college." livier (live-vey) perez was jeremiah's world literature teacher last year.livier perez/teacher- "he was, um,
extremely independent, tried really hard creative." and, he loved to play a game of "uno" with his friends at lunchtime. a tradition they say will live on while they're all still in high school. because that's how they say their friend jeremiah would have wanted it. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. (catherine) today los angeles police announced that human remains found in a shallow grave near beale falls in nevada county --- are believed to belong to belong to 25-year old aspiring actress adea shabani... she'd been missing for more than a month. the case is being investigated as a homicide. nicole comstock has more. itús a long drive down a rugged dirt road to the spenceville wildlife area. nevada county sheriff's deputies kept watch over the remote location where human remains were recently discovered. "iúm really surprised by that."the remains are possibly those of missing aspiring actress adea shabani.
she was last seen in hollywood a month ago. natsour source says l-a-p-d has been in the sacramento area for weeks, investigating her disappearance. l-a-p-d could not confirm that they were at the scene in nevada county however, they did confirm friday that 33 year old christopher spotz, a man shabani was romantically involved with, led police on a chase in southern california and fatally shot himself. "oh, wow, i guess he had a reason, if he was running. thatús crazy."maksim chasovski was visiting the shooting down the road from where the remains were found. he says itús crowded here during the day. "thereús a lot of gunfire going on. really loud."that if someone had been shot nearby, you wouldn't be able to tell one gun shot from another. (catherine)that was nicole comstock reporting. a candlelight vigil is scheduled for 7:30 tonight outside the acting academy which shabani attended. (steve) in the east bay... elementary school students protesting were met with anti-gay protestors as they arrive at school this morning. the westboro
baptist church was there protesting transgender issues. protestors said they came because of this image... it's called the gender unicorn created by the trans student educational resources.... the school's p-t-a committee says it says that it promotes inclusion and diversity. morning.ten this diversity. the images was up for four hours during the school day. once parents complained... it was revised. as a safety precaution the district delayed the school until morning. (catherine)taking a live look outside right now...look outside right now...let's check the weather with chief
meteorologist lawrence karnow. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the 60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week.
(steve)a major development in the shooting death of alton sterling in baton rouge. louisiana prosecutors announced today that they will not file charges against two police officers involved in the 20-16 shooting. omar jimenez reports on the decision... and how the sterling family is responding. attorney general jeff landry: louisiana: the louisiana department of justice cannot proceed with a prosecution of either officer lake or officer salamoni.louisiana attorney general jeff landry announcing no charges will be filed against two baton rouge police officers in the 2016 shooting death of alton sterling. attorney general jeff landry: this decision was not taken lightly.it resembles what áfederal prosecutors decided back in may of 2017...which
included that the video evidence couldn't prove or disprove the officers' claim that sterling was reaching for a gun.veda washington/alton sterling's aunt: you saw the videos but they say they didn't see nothing wrong. i can't understand it.almost a year later...after this álatest decision...the family still feels shorted on justice. chris stewart - sterling family attorney: people out there are getting smarter. we know that to hold you accountable is to get rid of your job if you're not going to step up.quinyetta mcmillon - mother of alton sterling's son: they took a human away. they took a father away. sterling was a father of five and 37 years old when he was shot and killed outside a convenience store in july 2016. cell phone video showed him pinned to the ground by the officers before he was shot. sandra sterling - alton sterling's aunt: for all the people that said alton sterling was a bad man and should have been killed, shame on y'all for that. the baton rouge police chief says there will be a disciplinary hearing later this week for the two officers in this case. afterward he says they'll be releasing all the information they can under public records law. and sterling's attorneys say that unseen video will soon be released...video they say will leave the community quote "outraged."i'm omar jimenez reporting.
(catherine) another look live now at a sacramento city council meeting..billed as a dialogue on the deadly police shooting of stephon clark.... community leaders have been urging people to remain non-violent and patient... and for the city to unite as one. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) a fire at 29 palms in joshua tree near a sacred indian site is being investigated as a case of arson.
happened at what's known as the 'oasis of mara.' 29 palm trees were planted there -- which inspired the name of the city of twenty-nine palms. the national park service says the fire is being investigated as arson. no arrests have been made. (steve) uber is not seeking to renew its permit to test autonomous vehicles in california. the move comes after a march 18th collision where an autonomous sv struck and killed a pedestrian near phoenix. arizona's governor suspended the ride share companies self-driving priveleges yesterday. uber's current permit to test in california expires on saturday. if the company wants to resume testing on california roads, it will need a new permit --- and it will have to address the fatal accident that occured last week. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá ))
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lawmakers are up in arms -- about the news that the 2020 census will include a question about citizenship status. (catherine) the change is causing controversy opponents argue that a population undercount could result in less money for states with many undocumented immigrants - like california. ( steve ) alexandra limon reports from washington. ((ááápkgááá)) california attorney general xavier becerra is suing the trump administration ... this time over a a question about citizenship in the 2020 census .xavier becerra / california attorney generalthe trump administration made another reckless decision that threatens not just immigrant families, but all of us in the state of californiaother states are also planning a multi state lawsuit. becerra says the question is unconstitutional-and california's secretary of state, alex padilla says it's not surprisingalex padilla / ca secretary of stateis unfortunately just a continuation of the president's blatant agenda to
fan the flames of anti immigrant hostility.alexandra limon / @alexlimonnewsthe commerce department says the question will help the justice department enforce the voting rights actand ensure an accurate census. opponents fear it will have the opposite affect and discourage people from being counted.becerra everyone who needs to have the emergency responder there, during a public health crisis, counts. every one of us who has a child getting ready to go schoolcounts.if too many californians go uncounted, it could cost california a seat in congress.as well as the loss of federal funds.sarah sanders / white house press secretarylook this is a question that has been included in every census since 1965 when it was removed.the department of commerce says that between 1820 and 1950 almost every official us census asked a question on citizenhsip in some form. today, surveys of sample populations continue to ask a about citizenship.texas nevada new york and new jersey are other states that could feel consequences if there in fact is an undercount. texas senator ted cruz said in a statement: a question on citizenship is a reasonable, commonsense addition to the census."in washington alexandra limon
(steve) becerra tweeted today..."during world war ii, the federal govt. used census data to identify japanese- american families for internment. but the trump administration has failed to learn again from history. they've failed to learn the consequences of scaring people..." several other states led by new york's attorney general are planning a seperate multi state lawsuit over the consitutionality of the citizenship question. in oakland... students at in oakland... students at oakland
technical high school are mourning the loss of a varsity football player. junior outside linebacker, jeremiah joyner's family says he passed away at a hospital late last week. the cause of death has not been released. friends and family say they're shocked by their loss... and, say jeremiah was a quiet, but friendly kid who seemed in good health. in oakland, philippe djegal, kron four news. chief rojas addressed how as an agency focusing on fare evasion has helped significantly. he also added that following up issuing about 14 percent more prohibition orders - blocking violent riders and using new measures to tackle auto thefts and bike thefts as made a difference. in 2017, bart reported an 18 percent drop in bike thefts. terisa estacio kron four news.
the average u.s. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 7 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.66.industry analyst trilby lundberg said sunday the increase was driven primarily by rising crude oil prices.lundberg says she expects prices to continue to rise over the next few weeks. the increase brings the price of gas to 32 cents a gallon higher than it was at this time last year.the highest average price in the contiguous 48 states was $3.54 in the san francisco bay area. the lowest was $2.22 in st. louis.the average price for diesel fuel rose a penny, to $3.01. to $3.01. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the mid to upper 70s inland with
60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the 60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week.
(catherine) 4 your health tonight... health care in northern california comes with a price tag that's a shocking 30 percent higher than the rest of the state.. that's according to a study from u-c berkeley's petris center - whichtracks health care markets. the biggest reason -- there's a lot more consolidation among hospitals, doctors and insurance companies in northern california. meaning fewer choices -- and higher prices. one of the study's authors talked to kron four today.....
he says the price differences were dramatically high -- even after adjusting for the bay area's higher cost of living and wages. california's attorney general says his office is now planning to review the report. (steve) in the east bay... we're learning more about another police chase -- this one took place on the bay bridge.it all started just after midnight and ended in pleasant hill... this is video of the driver being taken into custody.. the entire chase lasted about 15 minutes.police say the chase started when the suspect almost hit a chp cruiser with a van while driving through a construction zone. the driver is facing charges including dui and driving on a suspended license. (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) how tough is the housing market? so bad that millennials are spending almost half their income on rent. and generation z is
rent.that's higher than the 30 percent reccomended.gen-x spent 41 percent of gen-x spent 41 percent of their income over the same time frame, also up from baby boomers, who spent 36 percent. (catherine) it's only going to get worse for people under the age of 22. 'generation z' is projected to spend over 10 percent more than millenials on rent - before the age of 30. (steve) smart t-v's are changing the way many of us watch television...but tonight we are learning how you could be putting your personal information at risk-- and not even know it. (catherine) security experts say hackers are now using your smart t- v... to access personal banking information. "we have a lot of people who come in here who have, for lack of a better word, gotten mauled by someone online." "there is scam artist and hackers all over the world that are just rejoicing over this."(catherine) so what are some tips? experts suggest using only secure and protected wi-fi
connections - ones that require passwords. also stay up to date on security upgrages. those are update frequently to stay ahead of the bad guys who want your money. as the depleted warriors get ready for indiana one player gets a little sensitive about his shooting accuracy. the second of the famous ball brothers has just announced his plans to enter the nba draft. sports director gary radnich has the scoop coming up.
while still coming off the bench... veteran andre iguodala... especially with his once shaly shooting earlier this season iguodale was shooting only 23-percent from behind the arc... lately he has been shooting it at a 50-percent clip when asked today about how his shot "felt" not... iguodala couldn't help but have some fun at the expense of the reporter who askes the question...(sot: igoudala) "same as it always felt. i know you want me to say something else. same, same, same, same, same, same. same. i'm telling you man -- why don't you believe me sometimes you got shots that feel better that miss; then (shots) that don't feel good that go in. you can ask steph and klay that, and they're real shooters." the second- oldest of the ball brothers is
entering the nba draft... liangelo ball... who just scores 72 points in a "big baller challenge" game in lithuania... is making himself available for the nba draft ball is expected to work out for some nba teams and will participate at the professional basketball combine in may at img academy in florida... most experts
don't expect for him to be drafted ball... the brother of los angeles lakers rookie lonzo ball... has been playing professionally in lithuania with his yougr brother lemelo... after leaving ucla due to a suspension from his shopliting incident in china with three other ucla players some more bad news for the giants... closer mark melancon has felt discomfort in his surgically-repaired pitching arm... nothing official yet... but he may start the regular season on the disabled list... if he does he'll join starters madison bumgarner and jeff
samardiza as for game 3 of the bay bridge series... out at at&t park... right now... (wipe to a's media day setup) the a's continue to make the best of ther staduim situtation... yesterday they came out with a plan to buy the oakland coliseum... and for this season they've upgraged the stadium with some new features maybe the most popular will be the "treehouse"... above the left field bleachers... it features two full-service bars... lounge seating... and plenty of big screens to watch the game as well as pe-ad-postgame entertainment bringing mre fans t togames is something team president dave kaval says will enable the team to have the money to kep their best players(sot: dave kaval "it's critical. you want to have your nucleus, of players that you build around. and our new ballpark
substantial raiders investment... and a $200 million loan from the league approval was more of a rubber stamp than anything else. the raiders have kept the nfl apprised of their stadium plan, from design to financing, over the last year. the raiders pan on playing in oakland the next two seasons before moving to vegas in 2020 the nfl also made a number of rule changes... including what constitutes a catch... and how player ejections are handled... and they have also adjusted the helmet-tohelmet hit rule... starting next season it will be illegal to use the helmet in any way to make contact with an opponent... any infractions will bring a 15-yard penalty and possible ejection for that player players coule only be penalized for helmet-to-helmet hits... referred to as "targeting"... this is the larest move by the league to try and injuries (( áá v.o. / catherine áá )) the latest curiosity to come from the minds of scientists at m-i-t - is an underwaterspy that looks like a fish.
(grant) breaking news.... emergency crews are on the scene at the oakland airport.it looks like the vehicle jumped the curb and crashed into terminal one. the entrance terminal one.the entrance to the airport has been closed.we have crews on the way and we have crews closed.we have crews on the way and will update you
on this throught the evening. (steve)happening tonight.this evening's mega millions lottery drawing has an estimated jackpot of 458 million dollars.that's the fourth-largest in the history of mega millions.if there is just one winner and that person opts to take home a one-time, lump-sum payment, they will receive nearly 275 million dollars.the drawing is coming up tonight at 8 o clock. (catherine) a robotic fish designed by m-i-t scientists can swim naturally alongside other fish... while spying on them. "so-fi" is an 18-inch-long robot fish with a fisheye lens. it's made of soft silicone rubber, flexible plastic and 3d-printed pieces.
the quiet motor-powered tail mimics the movements of real fish. and there's a camera to record them up close. it also has sensors to help prevent it from running into things like reefs scientists have plans to make it even smarter - so it can swim along withoutbeing controlled. they eventually plan to take the technology to biologists...who canuse so-fi's observations. (steve) in bay area news.... some tips for all you non robots who might be interested in getting a close up look during seal pupping season this spring. the marine mammal center says while the seal pups may be cute -- keep your distance.... mothers often leave their pups alone on shore while they find food. if you want to take photos of them....use your zoom. if they're reacting to you then you're too close. and lastly, call the center if you believe a seal is in distress. the center monitors pups and can safely rescue them if necessary. lawrence karnow: temperatures soarded under high pressure and sunny skies. highs today were much warmer and in the
mid to upper 70s inland with 60s at the coast. skies are clear of any rain on our doppler radar and that's the way it will stay for a while. on the satellite you can see as high pressure builds and the offshore winds begin to blow. it will be breezy at times over the mountains the next few days. but in the urban areas it will be beautiful and warm with plenty of sunshine all the way to the coast. it will be sunny and warmer tomorrow with highs in the 70s around the bay with 70s and low 80s inland. it will be sunny but cooler at the coast with highs ini the 60s. thursday will be the warmest day of the week. a sea breeze on friday will bring fog and cooler temperatures. it will continue to cool over the weekend. we could see a few showers toward the middle of next week. week. week.middle of next week. week.middle of next week.