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issued... kron4's gayle ong is live in walnut creek where a flash flood watch as been issued into the weekend... (grant) but we start with chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: a powerful storm is moving into the bay area. rain and wind are now picking up. you can see all of the rain on doppler radar. the heaviest rain will move in after midnight and toward dawn. a flash flood watch and high wind warning are now posted for the entire bay area tonight. heavy snow will bring blizzard conditions to the bay area with as much as 10 feet falling on higher peaks. showers will continue on saturday with the posibility of isolated thunderstorms. cold showers will move in on sunday with snow possible over our local mountains down to 2,000 feet. even colder air and showers could bring even lower snow levels on monday
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and tuesday. (grant) there is a high wind warning as powerful winds are hitting the bayarea tonight... crew are expecting to wake up to some storm damage such as downed trees and wires... tuesday. monday and levels on lower snow bring even lower snow levels on monday and tuesday.
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(grant) there is a high wind warning tonight... and there are concerns we could be waking up tomorrow to downed trees and wires... kron's dan thorn is live at san francisco's ocean beach, dan how are the condtions out there? (dan) (vicki) a flash (vicki) (vicki) a flash flood watch has
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been issued for the entire bay area.... kron's gayle ong is live in walnut creek tracking the conditions there, gayle, how does it look? (gayle)we've seen the showers on and off here,this is downtown walnut creek,i've been here before and seen the rain come down very hard.the national weather service has issued a flash flood watch for most of the bay area until saturday morning.the rain has subsided but this area tends to receive heavy rainfall - small creeks and streams may rapidly rise, and driving conditions will be difficult in the storm.people have been out and about in walnut creek tonight and are welcoming the rain.
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(gayle)the rain has been coming in waves tonight..we'll be monitoring the conditions out hereand check back in with you later tonight at 10.we're live in walnut creek, gayle ong kron 4 news.
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(grant) rain storms and the santa cruz mountains do not mix well.(vicki) kron four's rob fladeboe talked to locals who share their tips for taming highway 17 in the rain. (nats/traffic in the rain)as the rain began to fall on friday, many drivers could take some comfort in knowing that the evening commute would be over before the brunt of this latest storm arrives, although there were already some perioids of fairly heavy rain to be reckoned with this afternoon. less traffic tomorrow morning will help too. earlier on friday, with the road still dry, caltrans had one southbound lane closed to allow crews to clear storm drains and make other preperations ahead of the storm. and it's not just highway 17, other mountain roads, even low-lying city streets are vulnerable and people living nears rivers and creeks should be on guard says the santa clara valley water district's marty grimes.marty grimes/santa clara valley water district "...people think they can drive over a creek that might be running over a road and they could get sewpt away with the creek so we encourage people to remember the motto, turn
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around, don't drown, the water might be moving much faster than you think...."the santa cruz mountains will also see high winds which are expected to be especially strong on the summit and other higher elevations. p.g. & e. crews like this one are now in position, bracing for the inevitable downed trees and power lines. they're in for a long night. so are commuters unless they practice what the chp preaches about slowing down in the rain. i talked hghway 17 strategy with a few drivers here at the summit inn between showers. "...when i drive 17 i am careful and take my time..." " slow, when it says 40 do 40......" " makes me very nervous, i drive slower..."
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(grant) stay connected on the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts...and an interactive radar. you can also get push alerts on bay area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app (vicki) another big story tonight... new video was released today by the hayward police department... it sheds light on a deadly officer involved shooting from last november... it ended
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with the death of 29-year-old agustin gonsalez and his last moments... kron four's philippe djegal shows us some of the video -- which we've edited because it's graphic in nature... (philippe)karla gonsalez/moth er- "augustine was my only son -- he was my baby." and, karla gonsalez says she can't bare to watch the surviellance and body camera video released friday by the hayward police department... documenting the moment her son agustine gonsalez was shot 13 times by two hayward police officers and later died.nats- "hold on, hold on. he's threatening. chief mark koller/hayward pd- "our 9-11 center received a phone call from an individual indicating that a man was threatening him with a knife." hayward police chief says mark koller says his department's investgation into the november 15th shooting on o'neill avenue revealed what was thought to be a knife, was actually a razor blade. a blade gonsalez's family says he carried with him often -- a tool he used for work as an employee at tesla.chief mark koller/hayward pd- "a razor blade, yes, can be considered a deadly weapon." chief koller says he is releasing the video now -- in an effort to be transparent.chief mark koller/hayward pd- "the determination as to whether this was a, the shooting was lawful, or whether the shooting was in policy. those, the facts of why this happened are all under investigation right now, and there's many
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questions that remain unanswered. surveillance video shows gonsalez and the man who eventually called 9-1-1 arguing, then fighting in the street. chief koller says from the time officers arrived to when shots were fired was about ten seconds. the shooting itself lasting three seconds. he says his officers opened fire because gonsalez didn't follow their demands and walked towards them with the razor blade. the gonsalez family intends to file a civil lawsuit against the officers- involved and the city of hayward... claiming unreasonable use of force.john burris/attorney- "these officers had tasers. they had tasers, which are designed to immobilize a person without using deadly force, and they had the tasers on them. no effort was made to use those tasers. and, i don't see if there was a waring given of any kind. so, from my point of view, this was a wrongful killing."karla gonsalez/moth er- "i don't understand how someone could give him just seven seconds." the officers who opened fire are back on regular patrol. in hayward, philippe djegal, news.
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f-b-i and oakland police are offering up to 30-thousand dollars for information in the homicide of a man one year ago. patrick scott junior was waiting at an oakland bus stop to go to his grandmother's house. that's when a gunman approached him and shot him multiple times. the 27 year old's mother described him as a gentle giant who stayed out of trouble.
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scott junior was killed one year ago sunday. (vicki) police are looking for a man accused of attacking and trying to rape a woman near a bart station in the east bay. this is the suspect they are searching for. the contra costa county sheriff's office says a woman told them she was approached by a man on bart and they started talking. they got off the train at the pittsburg bay point station. and started walking together. but at some point...the man exposed himself to the woman. then assaulted her and tried to remove her clothing. she fought him off. police say the suspect was last seen in a hooded black jacket with fur trim on the hood he also had a red and black colored messenger bag. (grant) the oakland education association is set to decide whether teachers will walk off the job. they have been voting since tuesday on whether to strike. tensions have been high in the district---because as many as 24 schools are in jeopardy of closing. the school board already voted to close oakland's roots international academy.
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the results of today's final vote will be announced monday. in the meantime...teac hers and the public are donating money to help educators... should union leaders call a strike. (vicki) in national news.. the mueller investigation.. the roger stone indictments... the government shutdown... and his promise to build a southern border wall. that's a lot of topics to tackle. but president trump tackled them all today. as boris sanchez reports... the president even teased why he believes the state of the union will answer a lot of questions about his upcoming plans for his push to find a border wall. pres. trump nats: "thank you very much everybody."before taking off for a weekend in florida, president trump is bragging about strong jobs numbers despite the 35 day government shutdown.pres. trump: "we added 304,000 jobs which was a shocker to a lot of people. it wasn't a shocker to me."trump also bashing house speaker nancy pelosi... saying that negotiating with democrats on a border wall agreement is a waste of time and teasing that he may
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declare a national emergency to pay for the wall without congressional approval during next week's state of union address.pres. trump: "having a national emergency does help the process. it would certainly help the process. what would help a lot is if the democrats could be honest. i think nancy pelosi should be ashamed of herself. because she is hurting a lot of people. i think the democrats should be ashamed of themselves."the president also remains focus on the russia investigation dismissing the probe on twitter and during an interview with the new york times, telling the paper that deputy attorney general rod rosenstein assured him he is not under scrutiny.pres. trump: "he told the attorneys that i'm not a subject -- i'm not a target--"reporter: "he told your attorneys."pres. trump: "yeah. oh yeah." reporter: "did he say that about the sdny investigation because there's two. there's mueller and then cohen."pres. trump: "i don't know. i don't know about that. that i don't know about."the president also said that he never discussed wikileaks with roger stone during the 2016 campaign and never directed anyone else to either.trump defended his former associate.pres. trump: "i like roger. he's a character, but i like roger." the president also contradicted his own attorney saying that rudy giuliani was wrong a little bit when he said trump may have discussed building a tower in moscow as late as november 2016.rudy giuliani/attorney for
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president trump: "that would have covered all the way up to november of-- covered all the up to november 2016."trump argued he was too busy saying "i was running for president; i was doing really well. the last thing i cared about was building a building." (vicki) while federal employees have received paychecks with back pay for the government shutdown... thousands of federal contractors are still without pay. this morning virginia senator mark warner met with contractors who face unpaid bills, bill collectors and even eviction and homelessness. senator warner is backing legislation that would provide back pay
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for these workers. warner is trying to push the legislation soon, before the february 15th deadline. "together america we will rise. i'm cory booker and i'm running for president of the united states of america". (grant) (grant) the pool of presidential candidates just got a little more crowded -- new jersey democratic senator cory booker announced today he is running. he released a video that shows him walking through his newark new jersey neighborhood... where he used to be the mayor. booker announced his candidacy on the first day of black history month and in the video... mentions the discrimination his family faced when he was growing up. at 49-years-old, booker is one of the youngest candidates from the senate. the stanford alum is vegan.... he's not married. today booker spoke to a crowd in newark... addressing his reasons for runinng.
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work for them. they're beginning to believe that that too many folks are going to get left out or left behind. they are beginning to believe that the forces that are tearing us apart are stronger than the forces that bind us together as a people as a country. i'm running for president because i want to address these issues.>(grant) issues.> address these issues.>(grant) though relatively unknown to many american voters, booker is well-known in washington and new jersey as a gifted and emotional public speaker. he's heading to iowa next week... a year ahead of the caucuses that mark the start of the primary calendar. calendar. of the primary calendar. (vicki) 25 million dollars... that's how much governor gavin newsom is proposing to spend on a program to help immigrants. (grant) the plan would pay for a rapid response program for people seeking asylum. our capitol bureau reporter ashley zavala has the story.. "no one stands taller than when he or she bend down on
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one knee to help lift someone else up."governor gavin newsom continuing his effort to help the state's immigrants and asylum seekers..newsom announced his proposal to budget $25 million dollars for a program to help organizations and non-profits that assist the groups. "everybody that we are supporting came here legally. they came in an orderly manner, they're processing as they should be in a remarkably dignified way."the governor hopes to release $5 million of that as soon as possible to border communities..the assembly is set to discuss the funding monday. republican vice chairman of the assembly budget committee jay obernolte says he's confident it will pass.((voice of assm. jay obernolte-r-big bear lake)) "the state of california really has a humanitarian emergency with our border cities because we've got these asylum seekers that ice is releasing into the cities, california doesn't control what ice does, we don't control federal immigration policies but we still have to react to the presence of this emergency in our border cities, so this in very small part gives those cities the funding to respond to that crisis."the governor's
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immigration efforts come during a contentious national debate on border security and funding for a wall.((nats)) "why is it not okay to come over gavin newsom's fence but it's okay to come over the united states border?"dressed in sombreros and ponchos.. far right activists, including fresno radio personality ben berqguam face trespassing charges after a demonstration earlier this week at the governor's mansion.((nats: "gavin! sanctuary!))in an e-mail to his subscribers, newsom says right-wing groups are trying to spread misinformation and fear about his efforts. tag. (vicki)(vicki)(vicki) february 1st is the beginning of black history month. here in san francisco, a kick off event was held at city hall this afternoon. the theme of this year's history month is black migration: moving forward. san francisco mayor london breed and community activist lateefah simon were among the speakers. mayor breed, san francisco's first female african american mayor, said
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this is an opportunity to educate children on the rich cultural history of the black community. (vicki)year."> (vicki) the city has a variety of activities and events planned in the weeks to come. next week, the san francisco african american historical and cultural society will premiere a new black migrations short film. the society is also sponsoring a pop-up library that will visit schools through out the month. (vicki) and the entire month of february... kron4 will feature our hidden history series that celebrates black history month. also, kron4's pam moore will be hosting a hidden history special presentation on february 24th at 9:30 p.m. (grant) coming up... the democratic governor of virginia apologizing tonight
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for a 'racist and tonight for a 'racist and offensive' costume... he admits he's in this hateful picture ... how senator kamala harris and others are responding tonight. (vicki) plus... new video released tonight shoing you the moments a dam collapsed in brazil... we'll show you a closeup look as residents were trying to get out... (grant) up next what walmart is doing to reward employees with good attendance. (lawrence) weather tease
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(vicki) 4 your money tonight... about four thousand general motors workers are about to lose their jobs.(grant)2 shot front land layoffs start monday. they're part of a 15-percent reduction in white collar jobs in north america. the car company first announced the reduction back in november--along with plans to close four u-s plants and one in canada. it's all part of ongoing cost reductions to free up 6 billion dollars a year to invest in new car technology-- like electric and self-driving vehicles. g-m is going to report financial results wednesday and lower earnings are expected. (vicki) walmart workers will soon have a new way to boost their paychecks. the company pls to give bonuses to its employees who don't call out often. officials
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with walmart say the goal is to reward those who come to work every day. right now walmart employees can have up to nine-absences per every six month period. the new policy will trim that to five- days. in addition to that employees will get six "protected p-t-get six "protected p-t-o" says every year, which can be used for sicknesses and emergencies. the "protected p-t-o" doesn't count against attendance tallies. this means entry-level workers can earn nearly 600-dollars extra per quarter. supervisors can earn about 900-dollars in that time frame. (grant) apple says face-time will be safe to use again next week. the company issued a statement saying a software update that patches a security flaw in the app will be rolled out next week. that comes after experts that comes after experts urged all i-phone users to disable face-time on
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their phones earlier this week. the bug allowed callers using the software's group-calling feature to access recipients' microphones and cameras without them picking up the call. (vicki) ahead at nine... why leaving deactivating your facebook may be good for your emotional well-being... details (grant) plus... for the first time, we're getting a look at video of a hostage situation inside a prison library... what the librarian did that that ultimately saved his life... (vicki) and a bizarre theft along the peninsula... what the crook took from a bay area dental office... as he was caught on camera... (lawrence) weather tease
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is hitting the bay area. this is a live look at stormtracker 4 radar-- you can see where the rain is falling ... a live look out of san jose and this is the wet scene earlier in lafayette...(grant) the rain has been coming down off and on for several hours now.... and it will be intensifying overnight ... with dangerously high winds expected along with the threat of flooding. chief meteorologist lawrence karnow joins us now... lawrence how long is this storm stikcing around... lawrence karnow: a powerful storm is moving into the bay area. rain and wind are now picking up. you can see all of the rain on doppler radar. the
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heaviest rain will move in after midnight and toward dawn. a flash flood watch and high wind warning are now posted for the entire bay area tonight. heavy snow will bring blizzard conditions to the bay area with as much as 10 feet falling on higher peaks. showers will continue on saturday with the posibility of isolated thunderstorms. cold showers will move in on sunday with snow possible over our local mountains down to 2,000 feet. even colder air and showers could bring even lower snow levels on monday and tuesday. (grant) stay connected on stay (grant) tuesday. monday and levels on lower snow bring even showers could bring even lower snow levels on monday and tuesday. tuesday.
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(grant) stay connected on the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts...and an interactive radar. you can also get push alerts on bay area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app (vicki) someone has been breaking into a dental office building and stealing containers of laughing gas
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(grant) the chemical substance is typically used to sedate patients. however one dental employee tells kron4's haaziq madyun... that same gas can be deadly... sotyou are looking at surveillance video of a man who allegedly broke into a storage room at this dental office building in south san francisco. this is where multiple thefts of nitrous oxide tanks have occurred here over the past year. as you can see these signs indicate this is dangerous stuffsot
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from that. we use oxygen mix. that way you can control it. it is highly is also really scary to think that someone is coming in here and contaminating our nitrous tanks, opening them up and doing something when you know we are using it for our patients"some of the unadvisable uses for nitrous oxide in the hands of non- professionals include...sot
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(vicki) (vicki) the brand new transbay transit center will remain closed until at least june of this year. today officials announced a schedule for the ongoing repairs at the center.. . starting tomorrow work will begin on the bus deck above first street. crews will be reinforcing the girders on the deck. that will force a full one block closure of first street between howard and mission from 5-a-m saturday to 8-p-m sunday. then in march...steel plates will be delivered for installation. the transit center was only open for one month before it abruptly closed.. the problem -- cracks found in steel beams on the bus deck. an official re-opening date has not been set. (grant) virginia governor ralph northam... confirming
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today that he is one of the people in a racist yearbook photo. the photograph appears in the 19-84 yearbook for eastern virginia medical school. it shows one person dressed in blackface and another wearing a kkk outfit. the hateful picture was first reported by first reported picture was the hateful outfit. the hateful picture was first reported by conservative website big league politics. since, there have been numerous calls for northam to resign...coming from both sides of the aisle. but that has not happened... and based on his written and video apologies tonight... he appears to be standing firm in the face of calls for him to step down.(grant) senator and (grant) senator and presidential
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nominee kamala harris tweeting tonight saying: "leaders are called to a higher standard, and the stain of racism should have no place in the halls of government. the governor of virginia should step aside so the public can heal and move forward together." (vicki) for the first time, we're getting a look at video of a hostage situation inside an arizona prison. it happened in december.(grant) the inmate -- a violent offender -- took a librarian hostage. and as lauren reimer reports -- one crucial decision by that librarian... may have saved his life. taken to the prison library to conduct 'legal research,'
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inmate 'timothy monk' pulls out a prison made weapon from his sock and puts it to the librarian's the struggle, librarian allen hartzell did exactly as he was trained and pepper sprayed his attacker.the move would prove crucial to his rescue.monk then dragged the man into the corner of the room as hostage negotiators and tactical teams lined up in the hallways. timothy monk, inmate: "i told you ááááááááá i'd show you how bad i am. why do i gotta do this?:voice off camera: "you shouldn't. it should have never came to this."the effects of the pepper spray began to intensity.voice off camera: "sick to your stomach? timothy monk, inmate: "yeah?" voice off camera: "that from the spray?"timothy monk, inmate: "probably."tactical teams took advantage of the moment, sending in a flash bang.natpop of flash bangto rescue the librarian.natpop of yellingthey were able to get the man out safely."hostage out."while monk was handcuffed and carted off on a gurney.. (grant)(grant) monk is currently serving 97 currently
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serving 97 years in prison but he's going to face new charges for this incident....(vicki) officials are calling this quote "reprehensible criminal actions." (sports tease)é just ahead in sports, we'll hear from both head coaches gearing up for a showdown in atlanta sunday afternoon. another all-time comment from bill belichick. woman 1: i had no symptoms of hepatitis c. man 1: mine... ...caused liver damage. vo: epclusa treats all main types of chronic hep c. vo: whatever your type, ask your doctor if epclusa is your kind of cure. woman 2: i had the common type. man 2: mine was rare. vo: epclusa has a 98% overall cure rate. man 3: i just found out about my hepatitis c. woman 3: i knew for years. vo: epclusa is only one pill, once a day, taken with or without food for 12 weeks. vo: before starting epclusa, your doctor will test if you have had hepatitis b, which may flare up, and could cause serious liver problems during and after treatment.
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vo: tell your doctor if you have had hepatitis b, other liver or kidney problems, hiv, or other medical conditions... vo: ...and all medicines you take, including herbal supplements. vo: taking amiodarone with epclusa may cause a serious slowing of your heart rate. vo: common side effects include headache and tiredness. vo: ask your doctor today, if epclusa is your kind of cure. now let's talk some
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warriors-- the longest win streak in the league...stopped at 11 courtesy of the 76ers. --champs and philly last night. --demarcus cousins made his oracle debut with the champs... no klay thompson in the lineup, was a late scratch due to illness... and the warriors missed him on both sides of the court... the champs shot 11-of-38 from downtown... and philly used the 2nd half to make a run, outscoring golden state by 16... for their first win against the warriors since 2013. --up next, lebron and the lakers tomrrow night... steve kerr on what needs to be cleaned up. "i thought we got a little scattered last night at both ends of the floor. i give philadelphia a lot of credit. they played a physical game, they played a great game defensively and they earned it. so tomorrow is just about bouncing back and getting back to playing the way we've played over the last couple weeks." tomorrow's tipoff set for 5-30 at oracle. then on sunday...all eyes on super bowl 53... rams-patriots. we've talked about so many different storylines... new england looking for title
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number 6, led by san mateo's tom brady. the rams...under the direction of the new coaching star sean mcvay and former cal great jared goff. we'll get a great quote from the always entertaining bill belichick, but first, mcvay...the grandson of former 49ers executive john mcvay i think our players have done an excellent've heard us saying this week...keep the main thing the main thing and i think that's where their focus and concentration is." question...will you write a book someday on your plays..fundamentals..when you retire?"a yah..i don't know. right now i'm just trying to get ready for the rams and that's a full time job. we'll worry about that other stuff some other time.......would you buy one? (laughter)...all right" (smiles) coming up coming up on kron4 sports at 10, see how the a's are getting ready for spring training. until then, we'll have more news after the braek.
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(grant) traffic problems in south lake tahoe have gotten so bad that now neighbors are demanding action. tonight many of them are meeting in meyers to ask the county to do more to alleviate congestion on busy tourism weekends. rpeorter doug johnson reports from pollock pines. jeff spencer, christmas valley resident"when residents can't get home to their children, get home from work, just get back from the store that's critical."jeff spencer organized tonight's meeting.he
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says over the last few years the number of tourists on the roads around lake tahoe have been increasing to the point where locals can't go anywhere. jeff spencer, christmas valley resident"we went to church on a sunday, this was after new years, took us 8 hours to get home 9 miles."he says often, it's traffic avoidance apps like waze that put too many people on residential roads. jeff spencer, christmas valley resident"we've even seen semi's on some of our residential streets. it is crazy."spencer says if there's ever a wildfire, the situation could quickly turn deadly.jeff spencer, christmas valley resident"you know if you had an event like paradise where you have restrictive capacity in your roadways it's going to be a terrible disaster."(but with)"so i'm hoping at tonight's meeting that we can get the emergency services together and to talk with people at the state transportation committees and fix this problem."a problem he feels state and county haven't done enough to jeff spencer, christmas valley resident "we're tired of seeing no action. we've asked the county to do things, we've asked the state to do things and there really hasn't been any movement." (grant) another big complaint
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residents have is often when there is gridlock on highway 50, tourists will leave their cars and go to the bathroom... sometimes in front yards. (vicki) now lets take this live look outside at donner pass in tahoe... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow...lawrence meteorologist now is chief joining us in tahoe... at donner pass look outside take this live look outside at donner pass in tahoe... joining us now is chief meteorologist lawrence karnow... lawrence karnow: a powerful storm is moving into the bay area. rain and wind are now picking up. you can see all of the rain on doppler radar. the heaviest rain will move in after midnight and toward dawn. a flash flood watch and high wind warning are now
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posted for the entire bay area tonight. heavy snow will bring blizzard conditions to the bay area with as much as 10 feet falling on higher peaks. showers will continue on saturday with the posibility of isolated thunderstorms. cold showers will move in on sunday with snow possible over our local mountains down to 2,000 feet. even colder air and showers could bring even lower snow levels on monday and tuesday.
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(grant) stay connected on the weather in your neighborhood with the kron-4 mobile app. there you will find full forecasts...and an interactive radar. you can also get push you can also get push alerts on bay area storms. all with the kron-4 mobile app (vicki) in world new tonight... residents and tourists in a small town in cuba say they saw a flare pass through the sky and heard an explosion... and tonight the national weather service is saying it may have been a meteorite. the ball of fire and smoke trails appeared in the sky and residents say there was a rain of small black stones.... there were also reports of people hearing the explosions in havana. a team of specialists from cuba's geophysics and astronomy institute have been sent to the area to study the possible meteor strike.
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(grant) more than 110 people are dead from a dam collapse in south-eastrn brazil. you're looking at new video showing you the moment of the collapse and after the collapse... civil defense officials say... at least 238 people remain missing and 394 others have been located...others have missing and 394 people remain missing and 394 others have been located... the brazilian fire department say it was concentrating its search and rescue in a dining hall area... that's where the iron mine's employees were having lunch when the dam collapsed. (vicki) 4 your health tonight.... the white house office of national drug control policy highlighted how it plans to fight opioid addiction...(grant) the agency issued its newest national drug control strategy -- the same day its first permanent director since the obama administration was sworn in. its goals include reducing opioid prescription fills by one third and improving access to evidence-based access to evidence-based addiction treatment. the strategy
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says th angency is using data to hone anti-drug messages to particular populations and substances. it also plans to increase public awareness of "rescue breathing," a form of mouth-to-mouth resuscitation that can help opioid overdose victims. (vicki) experts say teeth brushing practices aren't in line with recommendations. the c-d-c published a study today with data from about five-thousand children between 3 and 15 years old. they found that nearly 80-percent of parents weren't brushing their baby's teeth early enough. health care professionals say brushing should start when the child gets their first tooth. the c-d-c also found that about one-third of kids only brushed their teeth once a day instead of the recommended twice daily. as for when kids should first go to the dentist - experts say no later than their first birthday. (grant) looking for a little boost of happiness? try deactivating your facebook. turns out, leaving facebook might be good for your emotional well-being--at least
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according to a new study from researchers at n-y-u and stanford. but-- there's a catch-- while you may be happier-- spend less time on other social media sites-- and have more free time-- you might end up less informed. the study also shows some positives of staying on facebook--using it as a source of entertainment-- a way to be active in communities-- and a place to socialize. the majority of folks who took part in the study chose to reactivate their accounts when the study was over-- even though they used it less after logging back on. (vicki) (vicki) up next we're just two days away from the super bowl... we'll take a look at how they are preparing in atlanta for the big game.
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>> dr. stanley: remember this: cannot change the laws of god. when he has visited you in some form of adversity and he brings you through that, that's like he has increased the strength of the foundation of your life and your faith in him. [music]
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there are moments in life that leave a lasting impression. like the feeling of movement as a new journey begins, or the sight of soft fur, warmed by the morning sun. you might remember new flavours, the sound of an old friend's laugh, or a view that defies all expectations.
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these are the memories that stay with you, long after the moments have passed. (vicki) super bowl weekend is here... the new england patriots will battle the los angeles rams for the coveted vince lombardi trophy. (grant) and just as the two teams prepped for the big game; so have the city of atlanta, federal & state security agencies and the nfl's event operations. omar jimenez reports from mercedes-benz stadium in atlanta where the excitement is building. super bowl weekend is here!and with it comes excitement from the fans...and a álot of work behind the scenes.roger goodell - nfl commissioner:"i think all the preparations that need to be made have been
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made. everybody has worked tirelessly to be prepared for this.""the new stadium is one that i think everyone's going to marvel at come sunday."all eyes will be on atlanta's mercedes benz stadiumone that was essentially ábuilt to host events like this...even needed new decorations...infrastructure needed to be changed...and ásecurity had to be top of mind.eric finkelstein - nfl senior director, event operations:"we plan and work very closely with law enforcement and many other entities to try to figure out how best to do that and ensure that the stadium is set up properly.""we have to build a 300 foot perimeter around the site which takes a lot of effort."effort that's had to come from both the league and the city of atlanta.keisha lance-bottoms/atlanta mayor:"we have coordinated with over 40 agencies federal state and local agencies to make sure that public safety is a priority and that all of our visitors will have a great, safe event. "as fans flood in from across the country this weekend to support their team,all of that preparation will be tested.and when kick off arrivestwo áteams will be tested but only one will emerge a atlanta i'm omar jimenez reporting
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(grant) that wraps (grant) that wraps up kron 4 news at nine...(vicki) but our primetime coverage continues at the top of the hour. ken wayne is here with kron 4 news at ten.... ken? (ken) thank you grant and vicki.... next at ten... newly released body cam video shows the intense moments before a man was shot 13 times by by police in the east bay.. tonight hear how the man's family is reacting to the video as they are demandind justice... plus... a big storm is hitting the bay area-- prompting a high wind warning and flash flood watch.. and it will intensify overnight. we're live with details on how long it's going to stick around and what to expect for the weekend... and a bizarre theft along the
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peninsula... what the crook took from a bay area dental office... as he was caught on camera... don't go away...hour three of kron 4 news in primetime starts right after the break. after months of wearing only a tiger costume, we're finally going on the trip i've been promising. because with expedia, i saved when i added a hotel to our flight. ♪ so even when she outgrows her costume, we'll never outgrow the memory of our adventure together. unlock savings when you add select hotels to your existing trip. only when you book with expedia. your favorite restaurants now it doesn't matter dash. where you are. ♪ it doesn't matter what you're hungry for.
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hitting the bay area.. and it's just getting ramped up. still to come overnight... heavier rain, much more powerful winds, and fe


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