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>> the bay area's local news station. you now with breaking news. >> one of the breaking news stories we're following tonight comes out of the east bay where you can see from this map from pg. need that more than 50,000 people in fremont and union city are without power right now. no official word from pg me about the cause. but our reporter gail ong tells us people there should expect power to be restored by 09:45pm tonight, as you can see from this video traffic lights are out in the area traffic moving slowly again, about 50,000 people in
this section of the east bay fremont and union city are without power tonight. we're working to get more information as to what caused this power outage and also we'll bring you more updates right here during kron. 4 news in prime time also another big breaking news story. we're following the saturday night at 9 o'clock. a shooting at lake merritt ins with one person dead, 3 others injured. >> according to oakland police. the shooting happened around 6 o'clock tonight near lakeshore avenue in brooklyn. this is video of the scene from the citizen app when officers got to the scene, they found 4 victims. one of them dying from their injuries at the hospital tonight. there are reports of at least one person with a gun being arrested nearby. oakland police have yet to confirm that we're still staying in contact with them to learn more information about that potential arrest along with the updates and the conditions on the other 3 victims who were also shot stay in contact with oakland police to bring you more updates as the scene
continues to develop and unfold tonight, shortly before that shooting, thousands of folks were packed into lake merritt to celebrate juneteenth, the very first since it became a federal holiday. that is where we start this saturday on kron 4 news at 9. i'm jonathan mccall and i'm justine waldman. several celebrations underway across the bay area this weekend. >> kron four's gayle ong takes a look at the events at lake merritt. >> thousands gathered around lake merritt saturday to celebrate freedom day. now a national holiday. some people actually got the day off yesterday because i have a co-worker. the system works federally. so they have the day off. but i just thought i come down here and enjoy it. it's a beautiful day at the lake winslow and her friend miss parker the holiday means more than a day off now. gives it more recognition. and i think that's why it is more actively celebrating right now. today because it has been recognized telling the that we know. but more people can understand the plight
juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the united states in 1865 oaklanders kicked off celebrations with full of food, art music and dance. >> finally, they made into a holiday present and joe biden signing of juneteenth national independence day into law has been a long time coming that people say more work is ahead tried and did a great thing. but black people have been celebrating juneteenth. and i think we will continue and hopefully it's the start of a much more to come takes time. its name that get to point where people understand. >> our struggle. it's never likely taken for we know and it everything to me now even more so juneteenth celebrations continue sunday. there are planned events at the solano county fairgrounds in vallejo and san francisco's gilman park. >> rcporting from oakland gayle ong kron 4 news. hosting
a juneteenth performance this morning oakland's owning a soul providing the music performing a mix of gospel or in being jess. in addition to juneteenth the month of june. also black music month. she says the performance was in honor of artists and musicians who helped to shape american music. oakland mayor libby schaaf marking this holiday saying, quote, today we celebrate juneteenth national independence day. the city of oakland on this day. we remember the long struggle for freedom and justice for african americans. we recognize the longstanding ongoing fight for racial justice and renew our commitment to work ahead. >> governor gavin newsome tweeted out this message to mark the occasion saying this year has shown structural equities that still plague our communities and we have more
work to do. the only way to roar back from this pandemic is by lifting up all communities. speaker nancy pelosi called today a celebration of freedom for black americans commemorated by millions around our nation for 156 years. this day marks a milestone in the abolition of slavery followed by the complete abolition with the ratification of the 13th amendment. 6 months later on december 6. >> and as we showed you at the top of the hour. it's juneteenth celebrations taking place nationwide. >> felicia bolton shows us how different communities marked the first nationally recognized juneteenth. the sounds of drums filled the streets of new orleans on a day of reflection and all across the u.s. millions are taking part in june teen. >> is so fun is a good say it's now a federally
recognized holiday, but it's been celebrated by many african american families for generations lie to you is and have come light. that is just another that i've in this kind of history, you know, and just elated to be part of the future for this. it's a way to honor the end of an inhumane chapter in american history. slavery. when i went to my predominantly white school. i didn't learn about juneteenth, but it was something that my family was so proud of. >> having my great, great grandmother having been a slave in having her free papers. and so it just so important that we teach younger children because if they don't, this is just a holiday. >> felicia bolton reporting for us tonight. if you scan the qr code on your screen with your mobile device. you can be taken to a list of juneteenth events taking place across the bay area this weekend. >> now let's talk about our 4 zone forecast as we take a live look outside from our sutro tower camera. that fog
is back and it's in full effect tonight. is the somewhere and somewhere actually very relaxing to look at the rolling in like that cooling off big parts of the bay area for sure. yeah, we definitely need it. >> kron 4 meteorologist dave spahr in tonight from a with a look at what's on tap for father's day. that's pretty. >> well. good evening, for today, the last state of the heat wave until things start to touch a changing. we'll have a low developing off the coast here. little bring us some relief to much the way of cloud cover going on for today. maybe some high cloudiness still hanging on for a few hours here. we've got this excessive heat advisory heat advisories in orange excessive heat warning for solano county as those temperatures popped up there. it's just waiting at this point but just want to give it some will do. what does it look like as we go into tonight and tomorrow, mild conditions as we go back to 50 still warm inland, however, by midnight, 67 or so and then started things off on a mild 60. and we've got 50's at the coast and the bay. at first
light. we do have that they fog and that guy is going to a little bit more intense as we start to get into the forecast early next week. tonight, 55 san francisco oakland 58 57 for san jose across the water wider geography, if you will. we've got plenty of 50's even off to antioch. a 5954 for santa rosa 57 for san jose, nice to see those 50's. but those daytime highs are going to start to improve as well. we'll take a closer inspection. your forecast coming up in just a bit. back to you. >> also in san francisco tonight, police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead. this happened on may be road near griffith street around midnight in the tenderloin or in the bayview. excuse me, when officers arrived, they found a 24 year-old, san francisco man with a gunshot wound. the man was then taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. the cause of the shooting is unknown. the motive is unknown and there's no word of on if any suspects have been arrested. there is this shooting in the tenderloin that killed one
man. it happened early. earlier this morning. police responded to the 500 block of v street around 04:00am they found one man with a gunshot wound that victim has not been identified and police say this shooting is under investigation. anyone with information is asked to call police 3 people were shot overnight in san jose tonight, san jose police are looking for the shooter. >> it all went down at the all a nightclub near san jose state university. >> investigators say that a woman, 2 men injured in the melee. police say the victims injuries considered to be non life threatening anyone with information is now urged give san jose police a call. another crash has destroyed an outdoor dining parkland. this time it's happened in san francisco and this is coming about a week after a woman in san jose was killed during a similar incident when a car drove right into a parklet. >> kron four's live for us now after talking with the owner of the restaurant in san
francisco about what they're going to do now to try to keep these parklets safe for people who are dying there. good evening, amanda. >> justine. he says he doesn't plan to rebuild it. he says during covid-19 when outdoor dining was the only option. they were a necessity. but now that people are back inside and more cars on the road. it's just become too dangerous. >> it's just not safe. general, i've never a big proponent of them long before this park was destroyed. owner of aquitaine wine bar and be and roof. edelman says. >> he was skeptical about the concept. he worried it was unsafe. his worries became a reality early friday morning when a car crashed into his restaurants. parkland never the race. >> the wall here. never basically the end of the market. if you look at this photo, you can see it looks
like around 01:00am friday. john bates says it's scary to think about it was quite horrible to see that and think about what might happened if it was during the full of people, lives on the same block as the restaurant. >> and as an organizer with streets for people they campaign for safe streets. he says he sometimes feels anxious sitting in parklets as well. it sometimes does not feel safe because of the cars passing a high speed just more than a week ago, a woman was killed in a parklet crash in san jose. >> 8 says this area on church street near market street should feel safer because people aren't supposed to be driving here. but i see the cars ignoring the signs all the time. while i'm walking down the street. >> the owner of the restaurant told me he does believe parklets can work on certain streets, but that this area of the city is just too busy for
it live in san francisco. amanda hari kron 4 news item. and do we know anything about the driver who crashed into the parklet. >> the owner tells me that that driver took off got out of his car right after the accident happened. they do have the license plate number of that causes the car was left behind and they're trying to locate the person who driving it. hari live for us tonight in san francisco. thank you. >> still to come tonight here on kron. 4 news at 9, a bay area bicyclist left for dead after a hit and run crash. what's being done right now to find the driver. >> and then a trailblazing san francisco pastor has made francisco pastor has made emergency planning for kids. we can't predict when an emergency will happen. so that's why it's important to make a plan with your parents. here are a few tips to stay safe. know how to get in touch with your family. write down phone numbers for your parents, siblings and neighbors.
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>> back now to the breaking news we're watching out of the east bay where you can see from this map from pg and e more than 50,000 people in fremont and union city do not have power right now. no official word from pg e about what caused all the lights to go out that she kron four's gayle ong did send us this video showing us lights out in the area of union city. she's going to join us live here to explain what's the gas station you're at right now. gale is power back on they would generate or something. >> well, just no gas here is shut off so that gas station attendant is making some calls, checking if he can get
the ok. but the lights just came on here. about 30 minutes ago and i am one of those residents who are out of power earlier today. but my dad let me know that we have power back on. >> so it started of the outage started around us just before 7 o'clock. and according to pg e's website, we should get power back around 9.45 so i'm going to swing over here. there is a chevron gas station just across the street at that gas station is also blocked off. the traffic lights are working here. a lot of people are stopping by this gas station checking to see if they are open. so a lot of people weren't really aware. but looks like the situation is getting sorted out and we'll hope that power gets back on a 9.45 like their website says live in union city. gayle ong kron 4 news. tell your dad we say hi, glad we got our back. >> all right. 50 people were injured during an early morning apartment fire in san francisco and this is video now from the citizens app.
fire crews did contain the fire at the sierra madre apartments in the tenderloin. >> the fire started just before 6.30. this morning in the 6 story building located on leavenworth street. 20 people needed to be rescued by the fire department and 15 people were hurt. 60 people have no place to stay tonight because of this fire. fire officials are saying the fire was contained just to that one building and it was able to spread to other apartments. the cause is under investigation. and now let's take a look at the demand for power tonight at 9 o'clock. the available capacity today is near 48,000 megawatts of power of the forecasted peak as close to 37 megawatts of power right now the demand is more than 35,000 megawatts. we've been keeping our close eye on this map the past couple days because cow so had issued some power flex alerts telling us that we should try to conserve our power during the evening hours as there was
concern that there be too much stress on the power grid which would cause rotating blackouts. flex alert. a power alert was not issued for this evening. we're just keeping our eye on what's happening. to make sure no one goes in the dark tonight. so, you clearly it's not because of as you mentioned, know, folks learn power alerts. >> so obviously there was something that triggered 50,000 customers for do need to be in the dark tonight. as you saw, gales live shot the lights slowly starting to come back on. for those folks will be trying to figure out exactly what triggered. that power outage for those folks tonight. meanwhile, we do want to switch gears to talk about our 4 zone forecast tonight. a live look, i believe this is from the mount tam cam looking out into the city. it's buried underneath fog bank, which is starting to creep back in after days of heat. it's the bay area's natural air conditioner. >> in full effect this evening. let's check in now with our meteorologist dave spahr for our sunday forecast.
>> everybody looking at our forecast going forward. what improve what we got coming our way for tonight. you know, the clear skies and all going to be the 50's for the most part for those lows. but looking ahead. well, tonight got the 50's, the bay fog returns mild and cool tomorrow mild for the bay couple hot spots happening inland. we're still going to venture into some of the lower 90's, then for the week ahead mild and pleasant. warm still inland. it's still going to be feeling like summer, which officially gets here tomorrow. we've got the deeper marine layer working for us but not much more. you know, we have this cut off low that's going to be in her backyard in with these systems. the thing is if it was able to tap into more injured, more be more exciting and so forth. so what we're getting is those patches of drizzle. the aggressive morning fog which may take a while to mix out for portions of the bay. but cooler temperatures. and that's something like for a while. we get into this weekend and the
following week it looks like another heat spell is setting itself up for us tonight. again to review 55 per san francisco 57 for san jose 58 coming in for oakland but wider geography. keep those numbers in the upper 50's as you can see, inland even along the east bay shoreline now for tomorrow. we've got 68 san francisco oakland coming in at 7486 for san jose. you know, little improvement occurring here bit by bit across the wider geography. we've got the middle 90's that beats the see note dropping back to 91 for concord, east bay shoreline the still 80's hanging around here hayward and fremont. 74 for open 68 san francisco in those 80's up to the north bay and the south bay now improvement is coming for dad tomorrow. still going to be plenty warm inland 95 got late lower 80's going on as we get to the middle of the week. don't forget that aggressive brain later in the morning hours lower 70's cover us by the bay, although there is a warm up by friday at the coast. we'll do those 60's. back to you.
>> let's go now to los angeles for a very bizarre story. there's a naked man who's now accused of killing a family's pet bird. >> the startled homeowner coming face to face with the intruder inside his home. but then jumped off of a balcony to escape the suspect now behind bars. chris wolfe talking to the homeowner who says they're still in shock about what happened. >> what you do in the privacy of your own secluded backyard is your business even if you decide to go skinny-dipping on a hot, sunny day in southern california. problem. is this young man does not live here. he is a naked intruder at a luxury home in bel aire caught on security footage, matt and monica sab's or the my wife called i was at home. >> i just i just have got a showery. she called me. she said so in the house at this
point, the stranger has helped himself to a shower and a pair of match shorts. >> in a heart pounding encounter that appears straight out of a big screen thriller. the homeowner comes face to face with the o k. >> here. all right. now. whole. >> ads jumped off the master bedroom balcony and called police. the stranger had claimed this is his house and threatened to call the cops. he continues walking around calm collected unfazed, scribbling notes sitting on the couch and relaxing. monica is watching helplessly. >> get >> out.
>> the children were not home either. father. matt says thankfully he only had to worry about his own safety. this most unwelcome visit this violation was not without violence. matt and monica sab's say the intruder killed 2 of their beloved pet birds with his bare hands. isobel he did to >> look, the serial killer. he said hi with a smile on his hands in the cage and squeeze down drop them on the floor of line of duty in a start stumping on them. unfortunate that you have find is that the u.s.. >> authorities acted quickly and arrested the intruder. when you see what this guy did to the animals. we want to know what you done. our family. >> that was chris wolfe reporting for us tonight. still ahead, representative eric swalwell back in the bay area meeting with people in person for the first time since the pandemic started. we'll show you his vision t
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>> a warning tonight for parents of younger kids another deadly internet trend is going around and a family who lost their son says they want to make sure parents know what to look out for reporter ashley ketz introduces us to the blackout challenge and the warnings parents. >> want to make sure that everyone hears. >> it's a heartbreak. no family ever wants to feel the
loss of a young child to see that baby laying in that casket. >> has anyone had an opportunity to grow up. you know, his life is in that. because of some people putting stupid things on various sites. barbara williams beach says her 9 year-old great-nephew let harry smith junior died last week. >> after taking part in a deadly viral trend. it wasn't until later on that. we found out there was some type of video on tiktok. you know, letting kids know, you know how to what is strenuous it. but you got to get out of the challenge is to get out of it. but he's 9 years old. so how is he going to get out of the game is known as the blackout challenge or choking game. it involves social media users intentionally choking themselves until they lose consciousness and recording the entire incident. the cdc says the trend has been around
for years and 2008. they released their first study on it warning about the dangers of the game. >> despite the obvious risk and years of warnings children still die from it every year at least 3 miners died in the last 4 months alone after their families say they tried the game including 12 year old joshua says of colorado 13 year-old nate squires a massachusetts and now that harry smith junior of memphis, tennessee on 9 year-old nephew. he's gone as a result of this the family is just devastated a spokesperson with tiktok says dangerous challenges are banned from their site and they will remove these videos if they see them now area says family is warning others not to let any child you social media without adult supervision because this little boy filled with joy. you have >> mean always saying that to
come forth shares more about the person who police say was behind the wheel at the time. >> the rena takes a moment to reflect on what she saw late friday night. the aftermath of a hit and run collision near her home in santa rosa. less. the bicyclist in desperate shape when i came home at night. i was walking by and i saw >> just totally destroyed right there. police say officers responded to the incident at around 10 40 at night. >> the cyclists found unconscious in the roadway. the crash happening on some bestival road at corporate center parkway an urgent care center is on that corner but was closed at the time the victim was taken to a hospital where police say they have undergone multiple surgeries us assume the worst images hurt me because. i'm always walking ice so it could happen to me. police say the driver took off before officers arrived witnesses describe the person to police as a hispanic 25 year-old man with tattoos
on his face. he has short hair facial hair and was wearing a dark hat black shirt and jeans. investigators say he was driving a 2008 to 2010 acura mdx likely with damage to the front of the car and windshield. cyclist say they try to avoid this area at night. you know, in the day. we can see police markers show it's possible the victim was in the bike lane before the collision arena tour is says this intersection and other city roads are becoming increasingly dangerous. people are just not caring and. >> they're going about. why does a lot of them are drinking and driving to police not sure whether drugs or alcohol were involved in santa rosa believe all kron 4 news tonight. we're learning more about a san jose man who drowned at lake >> now the county sheriff's recovering the body of 22 year-old billy died this morning. investigators say he
went into the water yesterday evening so far there's no word on if there were any mitigating circumstances leading up to that drowning. in southern california. a stolen big rig crashing into a home this afternoon in chino several cars were damaged as the truck drove through the front yard before crashing into the home tonight. it's unclear what was behind the crash or if anyone was hurt. the pomona police department and the california highway patrol are now investigating what happened. >> to try to battle the ongoing problem of illegal sideshows. the mayor of antioch has declared the entire city. no side show zone, which means that the city's going to be installing elevated pavement in a number of locations that you can see here on this map. 3 different spots for this is going to be happening. also this weekend they're stepping up patrols. the mayor had a stern warning don't participate in sideshows or else be prepared to pay the consequences quite force, has it. but you has the story.
>> if you know, someone was planning on doing some illegal sideshows stunts in their car or a tv this weekend at an event in antioch. you might want to tell them what mayor lamar thorpe has to say. >> i'm not messing around with anybody. this is not the place to conduct this type of activity. i will not tolerate not with the chief united with the city. we will employ every measure possible to stop this from happening. i warn every single organizer of this event to cancel this by friday. if not, you're going to be met with the full force of the antioch police department with my support. >> may have thought, didn't stop there. in fact, he says the city of antioch is now a no side show zone and announced that the city will be installing elevated pavement markers to make it difficult to perform the reckless driving stunts at the following intersections james down the road at somerville road sunset drive cavallo road and blew out drive at eagle rock dries. this is started a
pilot program. >> and if it works and successful will continue to expand it throughout the city. >> in a somewhat of a carrot and stick theme. the message. the mayor added the city is trying to identify a property that could be used for sideshows so that you can use their off-road vehicle safely can legally. i recognize that these types of events are part of the bay area culture, particularly as an expression of resistance. >> but i can not ignore the fact that these kinds of events can kill people. antioch. police will be out in full force this weekend with mutual aid from neighboring law enforcement standing by. they say if your car or a tv is impounded. it will cost $3,000.30, days later to get it out. the mayor had this final warning to event. organizers. let me be very, very clear. >> you have until friday. the 18 to cancel this event. >> i encourage you and those who are planning to attend not to attend in. stay away.
>> guess we will find out in a few days that this morning will be enough to deter sideshow activity in antioch or not. has made kron. 4 news. >> talk about our weather with our 4 zone forecast this saturday night. a live look at downtown. you can see the transamerica pyramid. in the right side of your screen. fog really settling in tonight and not as hot today as it has been the past couple days and much cooler. weather is on the way. >> let's check in now with meteorologist dave spahr. >> good evening, everybody. we're looking for an improved forecast as we get through the evening hours here. certainly 77 inland 67 it looks like by midnight waking up to about 60. they'll be some bayside fog and all that kind of stuff which will be more aggressive in this forecast now, i would take the long range forecast models here because after the weekend into early next week. here we do have that fog reading us in the morning hours. look at how pretty it looks like on here. doesn't help us with rain much. but if you can tap into some of that moisture. it would give us
some relief. but what it does give us is cooler temperatures and more of the morning fog there. now by the end of the week. it gets kind of interesting. like another heat wave into next weekend starts to come our way. by the way, summer officially gets here tomorrow night. 55 san francisco tonight 58 oakland 57 for san jose. the wider geography reveals upper to middle 50's in place. let's check out your longer range forecast models as we get to 88 for monday. 82 tuesday boys that feel a lot better. compare the heat spell. watch out, though. next friday looks like we're doing it again. 70's around the bay and 60's for the coast. >> kron 4 staying in contact with the fairfield fire department tonight to learn more details about a grass fire this morning. it happened on north watney way. crews say they have stopped forward progress on the blaze tonight. there's still no word on just how large it was or if any evacuations were ordered. stay with kron 4 for updates as they become available. >> hundreds of homes have been
evacuated in monterey county as hundreds of firefighters try to get the upper hand on the willow fire. this fire started thursday in the los padres national forest right now. it is at 0% containment officials with the u.s. forest service say that steeper terrain is creating a challenge for fire crews that are on the scene. the fire has already burned more then. 2000 acres and so far there's no word on what started this fire. and right now on kron 4 dot com. you can find tips and information to help you get ready for fire season. just use your mobile device to scan the qr code on your screen and you'll be taken right to kron 4 dot com. >> a california congressman eric swalwell spending this saturday morning. hiking in talking about infrastructures with constituents in the east bay. it was actually the first time he was able to get out to meeting greet the folks that he represents since the pandemic started as kron four's camila barco reports he spoke at length about the valley link project.
>> i'm done with ever want to open a zoom link again. congressman eric swalwell is hugging his constituents in the 15th district after a year of online saturday morning swalwell joined a group of residents as they hiked a portion of the iron horse regional trail and the dublin pleasanton area stay just reinforce why it's important. >> look, people me. i hear about the issues they have that they may not even be comfortable sharing on zoom the group met the congressman at the dublin pleasanton bart station where he discussed the future of transportation between the bay area's tri valley and san joaquin county. we're going to extend this train 50 miles we just got funding for that in the infrastructure bill. it's called the valley link project. the 20 million dollar plan would add 7 stops on the rail line between dublin pleasanton. >> and stockton phase. one includes stops in livermore, tracy and lay threat phase 2 of the valuing project would extend the rail line to
stockton. now the 42 mile route would help connect housing people in jobs, serve low income communities support 400 jobs when it's operational and reduce greenhouse gas emissions so needed to take 30,000 cars off the road each day would reduce our carbon emissions and it just a lot of people to spend more time with their us time. >> you can gesture as of may 12 the tri valley. san joaquin valley regional authority. >> is moving ahead with preliminary engineering work in dublin. pleasanton camila barco kron 4 news. >> today. the white house announcing that president biden's german shepherd dog champ has died. champ 13 years old was just a puppy during president biden's years vice president in the obama administration. in a statement today. president biden said the champ was a constant cherished companion during the last 13 years and was adored by the entire biden family. his family also has another
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>> now to covid coverage at o'clock. president joe biden is celebrating a new milestone in the fight against covid-19. but he's also warning of a new, more contagious and potentially lethal variant in a speech at the white house. the president said that 300 million vaccine doses have been administered since taking office. but he also says it appears he will fall short of his goal of seeing 70% of the u.s. population vaccinated by july 4th with 2 weeks to go until independence day. the president urging folks to get vaccinated. >> it's a very that is more easily transmissible. potentially deadly and particularly dangerous for young people. the best way to protect yourself against thpse variants to get fully vaccinated. >> if you haven't gotten vaccinated, you get vaccinated now. >> many southern states have the lowest vaccination rates in all of america falling under 35%. seattle and san francisco have become the first cities to declare that they've reached herd immunity.
san francisco right now is at 80% vaccinations. you can now get digital proof that you've been vaccinated from the california public health department. it's easy to get it done as well. all you have to do is go to a new website type in some basic information in the system pulls your vaccination record from the state database. the digital records shows the same information as the paper cards issued by the centers for disease control. some businesses and even events will now require folks to show proof of those vaccines. >> gardens are now going high tech letting you grow your food indoors, right at home. and there's an app to guide you through the whole process. rich demuro shows us how it's done. >> like a lot of things indoor gardening grew in popularity during the pandemic. see what i did there. here's a look at a smart can make almost anyone with a smartphone a green thumb. >> it's so up here actually
have some golden frills mustard mars. manly is among a growing number of people who are indoor gardening. i grew up in the we always kind of had a small garden and her. but once she moved to the city growing outside was no longer an option tuareg different types faisal had a tomato plant. right now she's using an indoor smart farm from rise gardens. the self-contained system uses water, special lights and an app to guide you through the process from seedling to harvest. i think this is awesome way to cut the system launched just before the pandemic rice says sales are up over 300%. we just want everybody to be able to grow food at home and take items is ceo. you really do get what you plan a little seed. you see it come up and grow. it's it's really fun. i can attest to that rice and neither starter garden to try and in weeks i was growing fresh basal lettuce and more. i talk my pizza and even made a solid
with some of the freshest greens. i've tasted like any garden setup and maintenance is the trickiest part something that people not only good food but it's important to still the price of smart gardens can be tough to swallow a small model can cost $150 top models can reach nearly a $1000. this is something where you can easily right. we we estimate about a year to year and a half. he takes off and you're saving a match point life lesson included see that and experience food growing and you know where it comes from. >> i have been so impressed with rice gardens. and although i feel like the directions for setup and maintenance could be a little bit clear. >> that has not stopped my indoor garden from growing really well, here's a look at the cilantro. i've grown is smells so fresh. it tastes great. and i've made some great guacamole with it out of all learn more. to my website. it is rich on tech dot tv. i'm
rich demuro and you are tech smart. >> for your money tonight. if you've gone grocery shopping or gotten gas. you've probably noticed a price hike on a lot of things you buy every time you go to the store. lawmakers, not worried. that prices will go even higher. the cost of use cars plane tickets and furniture. it's all going up. the federal reserve's latest inflation projections also on a more than 3% for the year. a point higher than they predicted in march. some members of congress say it's about to get worse. >> the way we're going with inflation right now. we're going to see the worst inflation that we've seen since world war 2 and inflation is taxation. we've already seen groceries go up over 21%. >> outside of congress. the feds in the stock market and they're not that worried about it pointing out that the increase follows plummeting prices last year at the height of the pandemic longer term projections to show inflation dipping to around 2% in the future after a temporary jump.
a trailblazing san francisco pastor has made history becoming the first openly transgender bishop in the united states is lutheran church from forcefully to sharing their story and how pride has led them to this historical role. >> the more than 7 years. reverend doctor megan rohrer has spent as pastor at grace lutheran church in san francisco is coming to an end. they are now bishop elect and starting july first will service bishop for the sierra pacific synod, a cluster of about 200 lutheran congregations in california and parts of nevada. my taking on this role of bishop is just one more job. but now is abundantly clear is open to the. >> full spectrum of gender identities and and diversity baptize 24 days after birth bishop-elect rohrer is a lifelong member of the lutheran church and now becomes the first openly
transgender bishop in the larger christian denominations in the world. a role they have covid and ready to embrace the community of. >> of god and lutherans in particular. like all of culture opening up to a much larger diversity. that's maybe existed for a long time grounded by their wife of nearly 7 years and 2 young children. bishop-elect rohrer says they are ready to serve as the pastor of other pastors. >> and make jesus more visible in the world being the first person like me who takes on a job like this to just have people who love mean more than i deserve in my home. life is what. >> makes that possible their road to this moment has not been without hardship. >> having dealt with numerous instances of transphobia. >> but nothing they could not overcome pride is an important time to say to people choose life live as as fully fabulous as you can because you're being out or open or just authentic with who you want to
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lucky day after oxnard fire crews rescued from the wheel. well of a car wearing gloves. the firefighters were able to gently pull the kids into safety. the crew will be keeping the cat overnight until they're able to turn over to animal control the kid and appeared to be a little scared, but otherwise is doing okay. a pair of fishermen catching an unexpected side off the coast of florida. a 30 foot whale shark giving them a visit. they estimate the massive mammal weighing about 30 feet long. the biggest they've seen in the gulf of mexico during their 15 years of fishing. well, sharks are the largest fish in the sea. in can reach links of more than 40 feet long. >> hopefully this is not news to you, but tomorrow is
father's day and to mark the occasion. the los angeles police department hosted a baseball game in a barbecue today. police officers say it also gave them a chance to get closer to the community. and if you still need to do some last minute father's day shopping retailers are saying they have seen a bigger than expected increase in father's day purchases this year according to the home depot. top gift guide dads like power tools. fire pits and lawn equipment retail experts are expecting people to spend more than 20 billion dollars on gifts for dad. this weekend to socks of the tag. fire pit show pretty true. listen up. disney fans disneyland is replacing its annual passes with a membership program. >> that caters to super fans disney parks didn't say when the replacement membership program would happen. but some say it is coming soon. the anaheim park has been slowly reopening from covid-19. executives have been bringing back some attractions sooner than others to help manage crowds. just in time for you
to escape the heat. the winchester mystery house in san jose has reopened for indoor guided tours because of the pandemic visitors were restricted to limited self-guided tours only including access to the first and second floors of the home. but starting today the 3rd and 4th floors are back open. according to the mansion's general manager, those floors are where many of the paranormal activities have been found. if you're planning to make a trip. you have to buy your tickets in advance. >> we have a lot more head during kron 4 news at 10 o'clock tonight, including an update on the shooting at lake merritt. we now understand there are people in custody for going to be talking with representative barbara lee about the juneteenth holiday now being federal holiday in a big and the power back on for the folks in the east bay apparently as well. so lots of breaking news to get to for kron 4 news at 10 o'clock. stay with us. we'll see a moment.
>> when fun time from the bay area's local news station. you're watching kron. 4 news. >> now at 10 o'clock ron for staying on top of breaking news this saturday night. 6 people injured in a shooting at lake merritt. one person is dead. in the last 15 minutes, oakland police confirming to us that 5 victims. a total of 5 injured as a result of that earlier, it was just the one