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happened just before early this morning on lombard street - near mel's diner. kron4's ella sogomonian is in san francisco with details on what happened and how the victim is doing? a robbery quickly escalated when a restaurant employee taking out trash at the end of his shift just before 3 thursday morning...when he was approached by a thief on moulton street...who fired several rounds after demanding money.sot: antonio tudiso, heard gunshots// "5 gunshots just one after the other and that was it then after the gunshots stopped everything went silent."then sirens...as the 31-year-old victim was met with police and an ambulance. neighbors on the marina district block have installed surveillence cameras in the past because they say the side street just behind lombard has it's fair share of criminal activity...sot: antonio tudiso, heard gunshots// "the crime has definitely gone up in the marina not just around there but other parts of the marina there's been a lot more shooting than usual when i first came here i never experienced anything like that."but those new to the block are stunned by the robbery...especially one who just ordered delivery from the victim not long before he was shot. sot: drew carrillos, neighbor// "one i wasn't aware that that was so prevalent here muggings and being shot, especially something so benign as taking out the trash after work that's just so insane to me but also having a personal interaction with him and him being notably kind, just kind of irks me more than just the news itself."friday night investigators continued to comb the scene for evidence looking into surveillence video from nearby businesses like mels diner. police arrested a man in his
20's a few minutes after the shooting around the corner on greenwhich street. he has yet to be identified.meanwhile restaurant employees want to protect the victim's name but again say he'll be okay.live in san francisco ella sogomonian kron 4news. (pam) in northern california... in a period of just three days, the 'delta' fire north of redding
has exploded in size..(ken) and 45 miles of interstate 5... are closed in both directions at least through the weekend. grant lodes explains that : grant lodes explains that : people are now evacuating the area... however, getting out is not that easy. (grant) more than 12-hundred firefighters are working around the clock to contain a massive wildfire blazing right now in northern california.so far the delta fire north of sacramento has burned more than 31-thousand acres since it started wednesday afternoon, prompting evacuations. there is no containment. detours around the closed sections, add anywhere between three to eight hours of additional drive time.investigators drive time.investigators also believe the fire was
caused by someone but aren't saying if it was started deliberately.(grant) this fire is burning just north of where the carr fire killed eight people and destroyed more than one thousand homes earlier this summer...(toss to lawrence) lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a little more sunshine today with more of a northerly wind. even the coastal areas had more sunshine today. highs today were in the 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around, and hot 90s inland. we are watching two possible hurricanes threatening the us in the next week. florence is headed toward the east coast as a dangerous storm and olivia will be headed toward hawaii. on the satellite image
high pressure continues across most of california but a series of storms is headed toward the pacific northwest. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s with more sunshine at the coast. it will cool a little on sunday. temperatures will be much cooler during the middle of next week. next week. next week. (pam) a south bay community in mourning tonight -- after the loss of a 28-year-old
father is killed in front of his san jose home.(ken)today - family, friends and activists marched along that same street calling for justice kron4's gayle ong was there tonight and joins us live..with details on a five-thousand dollar reward to help find the killers. gayle. the family not only wants answers..they are calling on city leaders to make some changes around here..because they are fed up with the violence in san jose..
family,friends,and activists marched down san carlos street in san jose fridayall here for frankie santos junior the 28-year-old man who was stabbed and killed
in front of his home on raymond avenue early sunday morningpolice are still looking for the suspects --they released this picture showing a dark g-m-c chevrolet truck..the non-profit group mothers against murder...is offering five thousand dollars for information that leads to the arrest of the men responsible.but still no leads and still no answers for the santos familywho are now demanding change from city leaders there will also be a car wash to raise money for the family tomorrow morning at monterey street.live in san jose gayle ong kron4 news
tonight... a bay area family who ran day cares and adult care centers .. is in jail tonight. four of them were arrested for human trafficking, rape, not paying
employees and not paying their taxes. the crimes allegedly happened at rainbow bright locations ... in south san francisco, pacifica and daly city. kron 4's justine waldman has details on what we have learned .... including the guns found at the centers. pkginside this orange house, the state attorney general, believes the day care workers were exploited and abused.nick nguyen / parentsot shocked our kids used to go thereat the rainbow bright preschool and daycare in daly city, a sign is on the front door... saying it is closed.now under arrest, its owners.. 4 members of the gamos family.who operated 6 different day cares and adult
care centers in daly city, pacifica and south san francisco....they are charged with 59 crimes including human trafficking against their employees... who were mostly filipino immigrants.ag sot forced to work up to 24 hours a day forced to sleep on floors in garages locked outside in the rain when owners not home one defendant is being charged with three counts rape against a female whom he was traffickingapril delgado lives next door to the south san francisco location. sot i came home from work one night i swear to god i hear someone calling for help .. i swear someone is saying help me it breaks my heart to think someone was being abused that is exactly where my mind went...while arresting the family, the ag's office also seized 14 illegal assault weapons, including some not registered.and found one loaded gun under a blanket in a daycare.ag sot why you need this type of fire power to take care of ill age or
children i cannot understand it authorities accuse the owners of not paying taxes and own $8.5 million dollars in unpaid wages.the gamos family, according to court documents also threatened to turn over the employees immigration if they spoke up, even confiscated passportsthe allegations against stun people who used to send their kids to daycare here.sot not as we perceived them to be, they were just regular folks, but you never knowjustine waldmanthe ag's office says the allegations span 10 years and there could be 100's of victims. in daly city justine waldman kron 4 news. kron 4 news. (pam) a big
story tonight-- a trial date has been set for the ghost ship warehouse fire in oakland. derick almena and max harris will go to trial on april second. this comes a month after a judge rejected the plea deal the two men had reached with prosecutors. almena and harris were charged with 36- counts of involuntary manslaughter for that fire. at a hearing today... both men withdrew their "no contest" pleas -- and entered "not guilty" pleas instead. 36 people died during a party at the warehouse back in december of 20-16. (pam) new tonight at ten: a reward is now being offered to find out who intentionally set a planned parenthood on fire in santa cruz county. surveillance video shows... a person setting fire to the building in watsonville. the fire caused moderate damage and no one was hurt. the f-b-i is offering 10- thousand- dollars for any
information that will lead to any arrest. (ken) new tonight at ten: millennium tower management is asking the department of building inspectors in san francisco... for more time to turn in a report about a cracked window. engineers, hired by the homeowners association believe, the fracture is not structurally related and are now asking for a full inspection of the windows. to do that - crews have to get on the outside of the building.. however - the mechanism that would be used to do that, is broken and will take up to three weeks to fix. for the latest developments on this story head to kron 4 dot com. (pam) a beauty pageant created 97- years ago.. will look a little different this year. coming up: what will replace the swimsuit section of the compeition. (ken)plus: president obama delivered a blistering attack on his successor today.who the former president says needs to take action. (pam) and next: a piece of bay area history due to disappear forever ... we'll tell you about tomorrow's plans to demolish the last segment of the old bay bridge... and the driving
delays it could cause. it's finally here. the ross fall fashion event has the brands you want... nooo... yes. ...at "oh, yes!" prices. like that handbag for-wait-how much? what? or that cute jacket that says "check me out" at a price that makes you say... check this out. that's yes for less. find your new fall look at the ross fall fashion event. ross has the trends you want and the brands you love. and it feels even better when you find them for less. get to the ross fall fashion event. yes for less. (pam) happening
tomorrow: cal-trans will implode two foundations of the original bay bridge eastern span. this final implosion event will mark the end of the demolition of the old eastern span of the bridge altogether. (ken) kron 4's gabe slate spoke with cal- trans... about what kind of traffic problem this could cause...(pam) plus, gabe got a sneak peak of what the new pedestrian boardwalk will look like.
nats - implosion it's finally reached an end one more implosion this saturday and the demolition of the old eastern span of the bay bridge will be completed. sound from alejandro lopez, caltrans, public information officer " tomorrow we move out the last two piers of the east span" if you were planning on crossing the bay bridge between 11am- and 1p on saturday you might want to change your plans. the bridge will be closed in both directions during the implosion. now if it all goes perfect traffic is only stopped for around 30 minutes but there is no guarantee the last time there was a planned implosion a seal swam into the area and they had to wait until it left. sound from alejandro lopez, caltrans, public information officer " we take marine life seriously" cal trans is asking people not to show up to watch the implosion saying it only makes the traffic worse. sound from alejandro lopez, caltrans, public information officer "there is no public viewing but we are live streaming it on our youtube
channel" after this weekends implosion the four remaining marine foundations will be repursed for unique public access walkways sound from alejandro lopez, caltrans, public information officer "we are making new walkways for pedistrians" in oakland gabe slate kron 4 news (ken)(ken) governor jerry brown signed an executive order directing state agencies to work together to protect plant and animal species in the face of climate change. he also announced that september 7th will now be known as "california biodiversity day." brown's order says the array of plants and animals
create "complex and beautiful ecosystems upon which so much of california's people and economy depend." next week -- brown is hosting a global climate summit in san francisco. lawrence is here with the weekend weather. lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a little more sunshine today with more of a northerly wind. even the coastal areas had more sunshine today. highs today were in the 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around, and hot 90s inland. we are watching two possible hurricanes threatening the us in the next week. florence is
headed toward the east coast as a dangerous storm and olivia will be headed toward hawaii. on the satellite image high pressure continues across most of california but a series of storms is headed toward the pacific northwest. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s with more sunshine at the coast. it will cool a little on sunday. temperatures will be much cooler during the middle of next week.
america will be crowned sunday... but the competition looks a little different this year. (ken)megan alexander explains how the pageant will go on without the swimsuit contest... and gives us some insight on the fued surrounding the chairwoman. iss america cara mund opened up to inside edition about why she sent her recent bombshell letter to her sisters in the miss america organization.mund said she felt obliged to get her "voice out for the next girl," referring to a letter made public last friday in which she claimed she was bullied by the heads of the organization."i sent the letter to my sisters to let them know what has been happening," she said. "now that it has gotten out, how can i make it better for the next girl? ... it is all about making sure for her it is that dream experience and opportunity to get miss america and live it to the best ability because it only happens for a year."if i can
do something to make it better for her, it is that much greater," she added. in the letter, mund claimed miss america's leadership "silenced," "reduced," "marginalized" and "essentially erased me in my role as miss america ... on a daily basis."she told inside edition that she feel she was treated unfairly, adding her comments were directed not just at chairwoman gretchen carlson but at the leaders of the organization as a whole. "we want open and transparent leadership," mund said. twenty-three previous miss america winners have signed a petition calling for the ouster carlson and the entire board. carlson has denied claims of bullying. "i was surprised and saddened by the letter from our reigning miss america," she tweeted earlier this month. "i have never bullied or silenced you. actions have consequences." carlson also said, "we've acknowledged your grievances and taken many steps to try to make your experience a good one."with the miss america pageant less than three weeks away, mund claims the pageant is punishing her by reducing her farewell speech to a mere 30 seconds.a spokesperson for miss america organization told inside edition they are not firing mund."to know that this letter might give them the courage ... she feels like she is in an uncomfortable work situation and doesn't feel like she is being valued, that she has a voice and that she is going to be supported," mund said. (ken)there is an open rebellion at miss america, as 19 former pageant winners are calling on embattled chairwoman gretchen carlson to
resign. that stems from a letter the current miss america.. cara mund, made public claiming carlson and miss america ceo regina hopper "silenced ... reduced, marginalized ... and essentially erased me in my role as miss america ... on a daily basis." (ken)and next: a dare-devil arrested in southern california. the man caught on camera base jumping off a crane. (pam) coming up: an 18-year-old charged with pushing her friend off a bridge was in court today. find out what the suspect's grandma has to say... about the online reaction to this case.
after jumping on and destroying a police vehicle. dolfo lopez was already on top of t s-u-v when officers spotted him.several officers tried to talk him down for about a half hour, but he wouldn't budge.at one point, he did jumping jacks on the roof and smashed the lights with his foot.eventually, officers physically took him down, but not before he caused a lot of damage. (pam) a man was arrested --- after he base- jumped about 500- feet from a crane in southern california. security guards at an unfinished san diego high- rise apartment building called police early this morning ... after seeing someone climbing up a crane next to the building. officers arrived and spotted nicholas marinkovic with a parachute harness about halfway up the side of the structure. the police helicopter hovered at the scene, as officers used a loudspeaker to tell him not to jump.he ignored them and jumped from the crane. he successfully deployed his parachute and floated down to the street where he was met by officers. marinkovic was given a trespassing citation.he could
face a fine.. to pay for the emergency response. (ken) eleven people were injured after a university of alabama at birmingham bus crashed.authorities say the bus traveled down a steep hill and through an intersection --- then struck a large rock and tree.26 univesity employees were on the bus at the time.eleven were taken to the hospital.five suffered serious injuries..university representatives say the passengers were pediatric residents returning from a retreat. (pam) coming up: the extension of bart from fremont to san jose hits another snag. how long it could delay the project. (ken)plus: a group of college women standing up...what they want their university to do after becoming victims of sexual violence. (pam) and next: the family of an unarmed man shot and killed by police, has filed a lawsuit against the city of sacramento. what they are demanding from the city ... six months after the killing of stephon clark. (lawrence)ten at ten ten at ten
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at 10:30 - state lawmakers are speaking out as the family of stephon clark prepares to sue the city of sacramento. clark was unarmed when officers shot and killed him. (pam) capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has more on what lawmakers are saying tonight. ((pkg))(nats)just shy of the six month mark of stephon
clark's shooting death by police..his family is taking action against the city.with still no charges filed against officers... the family filed claims seeking at least 15 million dollars for funeral expenses, attorney fees and punitive damages.sacramento assemblyman kevin mccarty says he isn't surprised. ((assemblyman kevin mccarty)) ""police say they shot clark thinking he had a gun..investigators later learned it was a cell phone. mccarty coauthored a proposed law this year that would've toughened the standard for police to use lethal force when they feel their lives are in danger.. lawmakers put it on hold for next year."mccarty bite"
(pam) besides (pam) besides announcing the claims against them.. sacramento city officials are not commenting. we reached out to attorneys for stephon clark's family.. but they say, they are not yet ready to comment either. (ken)new tonight at ten: the 18-year-old charged with reckless endangerment for pushing her 16-year-old friend off a bridge in washington state made her first court appearance today.elieen park explains familes for both the suspect and victim were combative and emotional in the courtroom. this is a summer, taylor smith -- will never forget. first a video -- showing her pushing her friend jordan holgerson off a bridge -- goes viral. then -- widespread backlash on social media -- from all corners of the world. her grandmother told me -- it's all been just too much. - 01:44 - my big concern with this whole social media thing is how much hate is going on. and jordan and taylor were good friends. jordan
practically lived at my house. this anger thing, i'm really trying to tell taylor - don't take it personal, she misses jordanbut the victim's family -- does not see it that way. they felt what tay'lor did -- was extremely dangerous.court documents reveal jordan had 6 broken ribs, a punctured lung, and had air bubbles in her chest because of the fall. we tried talking with jordan and her family after the hearing, but they quickly walked past us.her mother did say a few words later -- outside the courthouse -- while watching tay'lor leave. take ll tagthe judge did grant taylor a supervisory release -- and asked her not to have any contact with the victim until her next court hearing -- which is in december. tay'lor -- entered a not guilty plea.
(ken)the expansion of bart to san jose has been delayed again. construction is largely complete but testing has turned up a problem that could push back the opening by another year. as kron four's rob fladeboe tells us the delay is being blamed on a big mistake by a subcontractor. already beset by delays, the extension of bart from fremont to san jose has hit a new snag. the discovery of hundreds of switches and routers obtained andlong-since installed by a subcontractor, are not what the project calls for and must be replaced says the vta's bernice alanize. bernice alanize/valley transportation authority "....some of the communications equipment was not installed as specified and rather than th installation of new parts there were some parts that were used, previously..."vta says those used parts are not involved in the control of tracks or trains but are networking parts, used in communications for the control of things like
station lights, doors, the p.a. system and closed circuit tv. the discovery was made back in june and only now made public.bernice alanize/vta "....there is a very extensive system of quality assurance and this was part of us working with the contractor, as various aspects of the system were completed there is a period of time when the work is accepted and as a part of that, this was discovered during that testing..."at least 11-hundred switches and routers must be replaced. the parts alone cost just over a million dollars. are their other undiscovered used parts in the system and will the subcontractor be held accountable?bernice alanize/vta "....we are looking at the whole chain of supply and once we determine the exact source of the these the board will make a decision how to proceed..."rob fladeboe/milpitas "....once upon a time on schedule and under budget, the south bay bart extension, which was supposed to be ready this summer, is going to be delayed by at least another year until next fall. in milpitas rob fladeboe kron4news
(pam) tropical storm florence could cause dangerous surf and rip currents along parts of the east coast this weekend.... as the storm swirls across the atlantic. though weakened to a tropical storm, florence was expected to regain hurricane strength as it neared bermuda. large swells are likely to start hitting the british island territory in the north atlantic ocean... tonight. lawrence has more.. lawrence karnow: we enjoyed a little more sunshine today with more of a northerly wind. even the coastal areas had more sunshine today. highs today were in the 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around, and hot 90s inland. we are watching two possible hurricanes threatening the us in the next week. florence is headed toward the east coast as a dangerous storm and olivia will be headed toward hawaii. on the satellite image
high pressure continues across most of california but a series of storms is headed toward the pacific northwest. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s with more sunshine at the coast. it will cool a little on sunday. temperatures will be much cooler during the middle of next week. (pam) former president barack obama breaks his political silence, jumping into the mid-term campaign with a sharp and rare critique of president trump..the republicans and vote..athena jones reports. president obama:"the politics of division and resentment and paranoia has unfortunately found a home in the republican party."president obama - making his first foray into the mid-term election season - delivering a blistering rebuke of his successor's political tactics and calling him out by name.obama:"it did not start with donald trump. he is a symptom, not the cause. he's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years." ?the former president - president vote..and those who republicans trump..the
president obama:"the politics of division and resentment and paranoia has unfortunately found a home in the republican party."president obama - making his first foray into the mid-term election season - delivering a blistering rebuke of his successor's political tactics and calling him out by name.obama:"it did not start with donald trump. he is a symptom, not the cause. he's just capitalizing on resentments that politicians have been fanning for years." ?the former president - who has not spoken with the current president since inauguration day -- warning the country is at a critical moment -- with america's democracy at stake. -- and urging ordinary people to get involved.obama:"you need to vote because our democracy depends on it. a glance at recent headlines should tell you this moment really is different. the stakes really are higher. the consequences of any of us sitting on the sidelines are more dire."he slammed republicans in congress for failing to act as a check and balance on trump. obama:"republicans who know
better in congress -- and they're there. they're quoted saying 'yeah, we know this is kind of crazy' are still bending over backwards to shield this behavior from scrutiny or accountability or consequence."the former president also referenced the new york times op-ed written by an anonymous author who said there are people working inside the administration to thwart trump's worst impulses. obama:"that is not a check. i'm being serious here. that's not how our democracy is supposed to work. these people aren't elected. they are not accountable. they are not doing us a service by actively promoting 90% of the crazy stuff that is coming out of this white house and then saying don't worry, we are preventing the other 10%." obama argued that preventing nearly three thousand americans from dying in a hurricane and its aftermath -- a reference to hurricane maria's toll on puerto rico -- should not be a partisan issue. and neither should protecting freedom of the press or denouncing hate -- a reference to trump's much-panned both- sides are to blame response to last year's violent protests in charlottesville, virginia. obama:"we're sure as heck supposed to stand up clearly and unequivocally to nazi sympathizers! how hard can that be? saying that nazis are bad."and he talked about the importance of showing up -- not only on the campaign trail, reaching voters in all corners of the country -- but also showing up at the polls. obama:"these are extraordinary times and they're dangerous times. but here's the good news. in two months, we have the chance, not the certainty, but the chance to restore some semblance of sanity to our politics. what's going to fix our democracy is you."
(ken ) former trump campaign adviser george papadopoulos was sentenced in federal court today to 14- days in behind bars.. papadopoulos was a foreign policy adviser... to the trump campaign... he pleaded guilty to lying to the f-b-i as part of the russia investigation. (ken) coming up: a group of women fighting back after they say, their university is not holding sexual assault suspects responsible. how texas a-and-m is responding tonight. (ken)plus: a first of its kind attempt to get massive plastic waste out of our oceans. why all eyes will be on alameda... for the launch of a cutting edge approach to cleaning up the water. (sports) just around the corner, the a's offense...firing on all cylinders once again, while the giants continue to fall apart. highlights from
both games.. also, we'll take a trip to springfield for the pro basketball hall of fame. how jason kidd dropped the mic. it's finally here. the ross fall fashion event has the brands you want... nooo... yes. ...at "oh, yes!" prices. like that handbag for-wait-how much? what? or that cute jacket that says "check me out" at a price that makes you say... check this out. that's yes for less. find your new fall look at the ross fall fashion event. ross has the trends you want and the brands you love. and it feels even better when you find them for less. get to the ross fall fashion event. yes for less.
don't call it a comeback. i've been here for years. (pam) new at ten: a sobering statistic... 1 -in - 4 women will be sexually assautled during their college days. in fact, a group of texas a-and-m students is claiming ... they have been sexually harassed or assautled. (ken) tonight - they say the university's administation is more concerned with protecting the school than them. diane mcinerney explains - almost half of the 51 students found responsible for sexual misconduct.. were allowed to stay in school. a group of women have come forward with shocking claims of sexual misconduct at a top american university.abbie hillis says she was drugged and raped during a party; sydney whigam says she was raped; meghan romere says a
football player touched himself while she was tutoring him in u.s. history; and kirsten covington says she was groped during her freshman year.they all say it happened at texas a&m."i love texas a&m, but i hate the way they treated me," covington told inside edition.he took my sense of peace, he took my virginity, he took everything he could've taken from me," whigam said. "sometimes it almost seems like to a&m my story didn't even happen and it didn't exist and it was easy to brush under the rug," hillis added. romere says the student who touched himself tutoring him was on the football team."he's sitting with his legs spread open while i'm on my laptop looking at answers and he starts to rummage in his pants," she claimed. he pleaded guilty to indecent exposure but texas a&m found he was "not responsible" and allowed him back on the football team. "they did everything at every turn to make this problem go away for him and for themselves because he was on the football team," she added. the student whsydney whigam says raped her was expelled by the university. for that, she is thankful. "i will forever be so grateful to texas a&m for having my back, but at the same time, it absolutely kills me inside to know that there are girls sitting here with me that didn't even get an inkling of justice," she said. they women are now joining forces to form "the 12th woman," an advocacy group demanding that texas a&m fix its sexual assault policies. "we're not going to accept the status quo that is the rape culture at texas a&m," romere declared. "we're not gonna have it."amy smith, senior vice president at texas a&m, told inside edition: "i think there are cases where we fall short.""hearing their stories and listening to them is just the first step in this," she
added. "it's really about action. we still have a long way to go. i want them to know that we're taking it seriously."since inside edition's interview, texas a&m has announced new policies streamlining the process of reporting sexual misconduct, help for victims in the process and pre-determined sanctions for those found responsible.the women tell inside edition they're happy with the changes, but are waiting to see them implemented. (ken)since these interviews... texas a&m has announced new
policies streamlining the process of reporting sexual misconduct... helping victims in the process... and pre-determined sanctions for those found responsible.the women say they're happy with the changes, but are waiting to see them implemented. (pam) happening tomorrow.... the most ambitious ocean clean up of its kind ..will launch on saturday.. what's known as "system 001"... will make its way to the great pacific garbage patch ... the largest accumultion of floating trash in the world... it is in an effort to clean up 1 - point- 8 trillion pieces of plastic. kron 4's dan kerman explains how this system works. friday morning this 2000 foot long ocean cleanup system left the seaplane lagoon off alameda and is now anchored in the bay awaiting saturday's historic launchsot arjen tjallema/the ocean cleanup 10-18 we now take the first ocean cleanup system out there with the purpose of proving this technology works and is
an efficient way to take out plastic debris from the pacific ocean. the system is years in the making and will head out saturday, stop for testing about 300 miles offshore and then will be towed to the great pacific garbage patch. it's located midway between california and hawaii and is believed to be twice the size of the state of texas.sotthere is a real high density of plastics floating around we think 80 thousand metric tons floating in that area.once it arrives in mid october, the black floater and screen below will be bent into a u shape to create a coastline of sorts. sotthe u shape is blown through the ocean by winds waves and currents and captures plastics like pacman would do, plasticis enter in the open area of the u and gather in the center where there will be a high density of plastics which we can then take out and bring to shore for recycling.some have voiced concerns about the cleanup systems impact on marine life, but those behind the system say it's been designed to minimize any risk.standup dan kerman/alameda 122-132the
cleanup system has been dubbed wilson after the ball in the movie castaway. if you want to see it up close its due to pass under the bay bridge about noon saturday and the golden gate about 2pm in alameda dan kerman kron 4 news. another stat that fits right in to the a's remarkable season. they have not lost a series at home since mid- june.... and doesn't look like that streak will fall apart this weekend. --we go to the coliseum... everyone with good reason to be feeling the music... this young fan playing her custom oakland a's drum. --and.the a's were in rythm in the second inning... marcus semien....deep and true... nails a 2-run homerun off of yovani gallardo... 3-nothin a's... all part of a four-run frame. --the bats were working tonight.. bottom 6th-- 5-2 oakland....
ramon laureano...the young star keeps rising...in the air to right and out of the building.. his 2nd-homer of the night. 6-2 a's. --even the defense was on point... top of the 8th-- texas tacked on two runs to get within 4... runners on the corners... forced to stay there... jed lowrie...what a snag at 2nd..to end the inning. a's go on to win 8-4 high fly ball, --the giants...taking their road trip to milwaukee...facing the brewers. hoping to end a 5-game skid. --we pick it up in the 5th-- giants down 2-1... alen hanson...solid contact off of chase anderson... solo home run... game knotted at 2. --but the brewers would come back swinging. bottom 7th-- jesus aguilar...that's going to deep right center... two runs come home... 4-2 milwaukee your final. to the nfl-- the eagles and falcons opened up the regular season last night, but this weekend, the rest of the league gets going...including our bay area teams. kyle shanahan and jimmy garoppolo opening the year this sunday in minnesota... jimmy g...yet
to lose a start as he is 7-and-0 in which he's been qb1... 5-0 with shanahan. --but you can't talk enough about how good the vikings are.. they went 13-and-3 last year and went to the nfc title game.. in addition to having kirk cousins, their defense ranked among the best in the league last season. --like every fan in the bay area, shanahan finally ready to play some games that count. switching over to the raiders, the silver and black set to play their first game of the jon gruden era... and the post-khalil mack era. the raiders...made a shocking move this week in trading the all-pro to the chicago bears for draft picks. but the focus is now on gameplanning... and the l-a rams give a lot to prep for... that defense made a bunch of moves this summer adding aqib talib, marcus peters, ndamukong suh, and they re-signed their defensive star aaron donald. kickoff set for 7-20 monday night. raiders 7-20 monday night at the coliseum. meanwhile, signs that basketball season is around the corner with the hall of fame ceremony. --pro basketball hall of fame enshrinement....tonight in springfield, massachusetts. --class includes a bunch of
greats including grant hill, ray allen, mo cheeks, tina thompson... as well as a few bay area connections... jason kidd--born in san francisco, grew up in oakland and played his college ball at cal before becoming an all-star. steve nash...who's now a consultant for the warriors... and team president rick welts.. 'the style of basketball born in phoenix, will reach a new art form in golden state. three rings, maybe more thanks to stephen, klay, draymond, kd, andre and many others. bob myers will assemble the pieces and steve kerr will stitch them together in a way that will unleash more joy and beauty than the game has ever seen.""have passion for what you choose to do in life and don't be afraid to fail. i love you. i'm done i just wanted to enjoy this moment." (pam) more baby
this moment." wanted to enjoy i'm done i just fail. i love you. don't be afraid to fail. i love you. i'm done i just wanted to enjoy this moment." this moment." (pam) more baby boomers in the united states are smoking marijuana. a study out of new york university says nine- percent of adults aged fifty to 64 have used marijuana at least once within the past year. three- percent of those over age 65 have also done so. one researcher says older users may be looking to cannabis to help with sleep and pain. doctors also note, more research needs to be done to figure out the benefits and risks for pot users over fifty. (weather) coming up i'll have the seven day forecast. lawrence
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more sunshine today with more of a northerly wind. even the coastal areas had more sunshine today. highs today were in the 60s at the coast, 70s and 80s around, and hot 90s inland. we are watching two possible hurricanes threatening the us in the next week. florence is headed toward the east coast as a dangerous storm and olivia will be headed toward hawaii.
on the satellite image high pressure continues across most of california but a series of storms is headed toward the pacific northwest. highs tomorrow will be in the 80s and 90s inland, 70s and 80s around the bay and 60s with more sunshine at the coast. it will cool a little on sunday. temperatures will be much cooler during the middle of next week.
- ah! - 12 months ago, thousands of athletes began a punishing journey. - ♪ i hear the roar of resistance ♪ ♪ it's vibrating through my bones ♪ - tonight...it's part one of the main event, 90 men and women vying for $1 million and a chance to become a legend. - all: "american ninja warrior" starts now. [ cheers and applause ] - welcome to las vegas and this is it, the main event. it's night one of the national finals on "american ninja warrior." hello, everyone, i'm matt iseman, and alongside me as always, my partner akbar gbaja-biamila. - and, matt, it's about to go down. the atmosphere is electric.