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>> from the bay area's local news station. we now with breaking news. >> now at 6, several fires burning in the bay area and a number of counties. you're looking at video of flames. some fires in crockett, pleasanton vacaville and the nation near the valero refinery. there is some good news. the forward progress has been stop. the fires in pleasanton and vacaville. thank you for joining us for kron. 4 news at 6. i'm pam moore and i'm ken wayne. a very busy day for firefighters will begin with the fire burning in and around. pleasanton where firefighters have that blaze now under control. >> kron four's justin campbell live for us with the latest on that fire. just it. >> 71 acres burned that forward. progress has stopped. and if you look right behind me, you can see sheriff's deputies. they are allowing people to go back in that have medication or maybe take a
look at the video from earlier. you can see some smoke. what exactly what was happening during this for this evacuation process that happened. it started at the ridge line and then came this way towards to know that's exactly where i am standing right now. what? thankfully that forward progress has stopped. we've got the chance to actually speak to a sergeant earlier about this evacuation process. take a listen to what he had to say. >> already right now. the areas affected are killed care road, which is actually and that's always of concern with us because that is a one. lane road that in and out. so you always want to make sure those people are notify should that get overrun? it would be. >> a very, terrible thing to have happen. >> and now one interesting point, a couple actually having their wedding right behind me right up the road.
they had to stop their wedding because of the fire. but now that that forward progress was stopped, they're allowing them to carry on with that winning. we'll keep you informed on exactly how things are going out here for now. we're live here in justin campbell kron, 4 news. all right, justin, thank you for that. we mentioned there are evacuation orders in place. want to show you a map of where those orders are taking place. residents in the kill care road area of snow as the sheriff's deputy just mentioned, as well as the golden states in pleasanton. >> they're all being told to leave and head north to get out of the fire zone. >> also in the east bay, a large fire was burning close to homes in the port costs. the community. at last word, though, evacuation orders there have been canceled. cal fire says the fire has burned about 20 acres. kron four's dan thorn live in that area in port costa. down with the latest there looks like it's still pretty windy out there. >> yeah, i can. and the numbers have actually we heard from a p i o with crockett fire that it's up to 50 acres
now. and here's a good look at a lot of the acreage that has burned out here. you can see some of guardrail that is burned here. a lot of the land that has burned throughout this area. right now we are at the car keen as straight regional shoreline. this is one of the park's that's handled by the east bay regional parks district. this is an area that's between crockett and port costa. port cost was the area that really threatened here over the last few hours. crews responding just around 2 o'clock. they stumbled upon a 7 acre fire and realize that there was major issue and that people may need to get out of the area. if you take a look at some of the video here, it actually shows fire crews out there today battling these flames. it was fast moving burning through a lot of dry grass and also brush and trees. it's been hot and dry as we've been reporting throughout the year so far. so it made it really easy for this fire to just sort of chew through and then began to
threat and those homes in the port costa area. to give you an idea of how big that city as it's not a very big one, population of around 200 odd people were told there today that that they may have to evacuate a there was. >> a warning. but right now fire crews are saying that there is a standby and evacuation stand by that it's essentially telling people to prepare to leave the area. but they do not have to leave the area. but it is important for people not to be pre printed to be prepared. a really busy day for fire crews out just a short while ago, we heard from the p i o this is out. steve tried are giving us an update. >> we're got to wait. access your account here and never spent prospect. you know that
get very access. so who's i'm walking the public to get in there. so it's a here. >> all right. so we're still back out here live. we are again at the car keen as regional shoreline. this is one of the east bay parks out here, as you just heard from the p i o the terrain out here as a little challenging as well. so for fire crews a lot of the time when they're having to deal with the situations they have to move through a rough terrain and it's often a hilly often dry. so crews have to be able to work very in these situations. but the p i o did tell us that they got a lot of help from
cal fire and con fire, especially with the aerial assault. so they were able to get a pretty good control on this it. we're happy to report that there hasn't been any structures that have been damaged. we're still at 0 containment, but crews are going to be working throughout the night. that's the latest here live in a port costa. i can. we'll send it back to you. all right, dan, thank you for that. to that fire burning in port cost of the highway patrol's close portions of. >> keen is scenic drive. winslow street in canyon lake drive are also both closed. it's unclear right now when those roads will reopen. the chp says motorists should use alternate routes in solano county. firefighters are battling a brush fire in the area of one of this to lane and tim road. this is in vacaville. the blaze has burned 39 acres. it's 35% contained at last check. that's according to cal fire. the fire officials say the fire is under control. crews will be in that area for the next few hours working on putting out hot spots.
evacuation orders are in place for residents north of road south of peace feel peaceful. glen road east of dove creek trail and west of tim road. we're looking at the evacuation map. it's kind of hard to see what we're talking about. but if you're familiar with the vacaville area, you know those roads in that particular area. >> in benicia, fire crews are responding to a brush fire that broke out just a couple of hours ago. it took place in court. a do which is near the valero oil refinery. of course, that makes it in a particular area of concern. as of right now, though, evacuation orders have not been issued for that area. we will continue to monitor the situation and we'll, of course bring you the latest. so let's check in on what's happening with our abry 7th biggest standing by weather. always a concern when there's this much going on in the fire department to yeah, especially when you mix in hot, dry and windy conditions, just a recipe for fire danger. and that's exactly what we're seeing right now. so >> let's break down each fire with current conditions near
where that crockett fires burning 84 degrees. but fortunately, relative humidity flirting with that 80th percentile range, even though you are seeing dry, offshore breezes with gusts upwards of 20 miles per hour or less. and with vacaville near triple digit heat, even at the 6 o'clock hour, relative humidity down to 18% as a result. fortunately wind speeds not that gusty, in fact, breezy 30 mile per hour sustained winds with gusts upwards of 20 miles per hour in pleasanton. also flirting with that triple digit heat. fortunately, the wind speeds for you in the single digits and that's why your relative humidity up to 26%. so when tracker for tracking winds out of the north and west and it's getting that warming and drying trend out there right now. but that's going to change overnight. we're going to see more of a westerly sea breeze and it's going to help push that fog bank. in addition to calmer winds and then winds out of the west-southwest at 20 miles per hour or less by around friday
afternoon with the humidity levels out there right now. very dry for our north and east bay valleys in the 20th percentile range. but it is going to more than double up to 60, 70, even 80 percentile range with nap up to 92 they to this marine layer that is going to make its way inland overnight, providing some much-needed relief and moisture for firefighters. ken and pam, back to you. thank you. marie said coming up, the biggest legal expansion of gun rights in the u.s. and more than a decade. >> a major ruling by the u.s. supreme court just struck down a gun law in the state of new york. i'll pick this one up. i earn 3% cash back on dining including takeout with chase freedom unlimited. so, it's not a problem at all. you guys aren't gonna give me the fake bill fight? c'mon, kev. you're earning 3% cash back.
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>> the supreme court's decision today defies logic. another big story we're following tonight. the u.s. supreme court ruled today that americans have the right to carry guns in public for self-defense. >> the justices 63 decision struck down a new york gun law and is expected to directly affect at least half a dozen other state. and that includes california. this is the high court's first major gun decision in more than a decade. many people who are supporters of gun reform. >> worry that this ruling takes new york and the country backward. it comes at a time when congress is grappling with how to respond to recent deadly mass shootings in new york and texas alone. people are still mourning the deaths of some 31 people for mass shootings. meanwhile, lawmakers on capitol hill and
to send their own bipartisan gun package to the president's desk as early as this weekend. >> tonight, california lawmakers are reacting to that supreme court decision on guns speaking out against the ruling. governor gavin newsom says he has been anticipating this gun ruling for months board. rob nesbitt joins us live from the newsroom now with more on the legislation that will be introduced in california's legislature next week. rob. >> ken and pam, both governor newsom and attorney general rob bonta were quick to put out statements about the supreme court ruling saying california will continue to lead the fight to keep people safe from gun violence. social media was sounding off thursday. influencers upset over the supreme court ruling that new york's requirement that a person show proper cause in order to receive a license to carry firearms in public is unconstitutional. in essence, saying all americans have a right to carry a firearm in public. senator scott wiener was extremely direct on twitter thursday saying the highest court is dangerous to the country. they want women to be able to.
>> the controller of >> i guess just our and that is true to its other. governor gavin newsom joining the criticism saying, quote, this is a radical decision. today's court things that gun regulation should be frozen in time and that there wasn't a similar law in existence in the 17, 100's or 18, 100's that state can't pass it. now, no matter how important it is to protect people from the modern horror of gun violence. the governor promising to sign 16 new gun safety bills next week including a bill that will allow people to sue gun makers and distributors. attorney general rob bonta says he's committed to preventing gun violence by advocating for common sense gun laws seizing guns from those who are prohibited from having them. >> ending the sale of illegal firearms to litigation against ghost gun retailers in improving transparency by expanding gun violence related data. according to the attorney general's office, there are over 110 gun deaths each day and nearly 41,000 each year in the u.s. san jose mayor sam liccardo says the
court's 63 ruling will create nightmares for urban police departments already struggling to keep city safe. and the last week, several by gunshots. and we know. >> that if we could do more to be able to prevent guns from getting in the hands of criminals. and be able to regulate how those guns has asked. we would be able to keep our community safer. california stance on gun legislation seems to be working when compared to other states. according to the cdc, california's gun death rate is the 44th lowest in the nation. reporting live in the newsroom. i'm rob nesbitt kron 4 news. thank you, rob. >> coming up, a tragic story out of oakland. a driver speeding into an intersection hits a father riding his bike with his children right behind him. the reward for anyone him. the reward for anyone with information ahead. it's started. somewhere between a cuddle and a struggle, it's...the side hug. tween milestones like this may start at age 9. hpv vaccination - a type of cancer prevention against certain hpv-related cancers,
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>> oakland police and crime stoppers are offering a $10,000 reward to try to get information leading to the arrest of the driver of a black four-door infinity who struck and killed in oakland, father of 4 who was biking with his children. police say this callous hit and run actually happened a week ago, but now they are releasing video of the suspects vehicle. >> hoping that the public will help them track down this driver kron four's. dan kerman reports. >> it was a week ago thursday night about 8.31, a father and his 2 sons were biking and the sidewalk along 14th street in
oakland. but as the father entered the crosswalk on jefferson tragedy, he is struck and killed by a speeding black four-door infinity. that never stops. police are now looking for that vehicle and the hit and run driver >> we cannot think that this is ok that this is tragic into 14 children have to see this happen. been devastating for all of us. >> the victim is 42 year-old dimitri put a love. the father of 4 was bringing his 2 youngest kids back to their mother's house when the incident happened. i was grief-stricken just absolutely. >> so in depths of despair and not just me, but a lot of people in the deaf community. we're just absolutely heartbroken for the moment. has been a close friend of putin lobs for 15 years. >> he says his friend who was also deaf not only was a great father, but touched many people in the community. he was just very good-hearted loved helping people. pillar
of the community. just a very special person and one of the very few friends. >> that i respected and loved. >> noman who started this gofundme page to help pay for funeral expenses says put a lot of work in construction and it just moved back to oakland to be closer to his ex-wife who shared custody of his 2 young sons. police hope that by releasing this video of the ford or a black infiniti, someone will come forward and give them information about the driver loves friend. hope so to my hope is that the driver comes forward. >> and gives us the ability to have some closure. dan kerman kron, 4 news. >> coming up next on kron, 4 news at 6. what we've learned from the january 6 committee on the 5th day of their public hearings. throughout)
>> today's january 6 committee hearing focused on the pressure that the campaign, a pressure campaign that the trump white house aimed at the department of justice all designed to overturn the 2020 election result. our washington correspondent basil john reports. >> if justice department had not done. >> enough during the 5th hearing of the january 6th committee, former top doj officials told the panel former president donald trump pushed them to overturn the election. >> it was a brazen attempt. to use the justice department to
advance the president's personal political agenda. former deputy attorney general richard donoghue. >> so the department of justice looked at the president's claims of election fraud or any of the allegations he brought up. >> found credible. did you find any of them credible? >> donahue and former acting attorney general jeffrey rosen told the former president they couldn't change the election results. how did the president respond to that, sir? >> he responded very quickly and said essentially that's not what i'm asking. you do when i'm just asking you do is just say it was corrupt and leave the rest to me in the republican congressman, both top officials said the president wanted someone in charge at the doj who would do what he wanted. but neither donahue or rosen would go along with his wishes. united states justice department functions on facts, evidence and law and those are not going to change. so you cpn have whatever leadership you want, but the department's position is not going change. evidence also shows there was an effort by pennsylvania republican congressman scott
perry to get a new attorney general in position before january 6 to january. 6th hearings will resume after summer recess. >> reporting in washington. i'm basil, john. >> and there is more breaking news coming out of the east bay. fire crews are now dealing with another fire. this one called the tesla fire and it has burned 100 acres in unincorporated alameda county. it's burning in the area of tesla road and carl hollow. no word on any injuries nor whether any structures are threatened. at this point. we will continue to follow this breaking news as well as the other fires burning around the bay area this evening. we'll have updates for you throughout the a recent we have a 3, at least 3 brush fires burning in the east bay and up in vacaville area and >> the weather conditions are pretty much the same in all those locations, right? yeah, very hot and dry. but the good news is we're going to see this marine air making its way into our inland valleys overnight. so let's take a look at your forecast. >> and what you can expect for tomorrow as well. right now
we're seeing reduced visibility along golden gate bridge. so please drive safely for your evening commute. temperatures out there right now. still in the mid 90's. for those of you in concord. and right now we're seeing 56 degrees for happen based on nearly a 40 degree difference out there right now, downtown san francisco, 62 degrees. thanks to that deepening marine layer with hayward at 77 degrees, mid 80's of peace for fremont and san jose. but those of you in novato still in the low 90's face to those warm, dry offshore breezes. but overnight lows tonight going to cool down much needed relief 50's and 60's, even antioch, even in the 70's for your overnight lows for the last couple of days because of this mini heatwave. but tonight you're actually going to cool down to 67 degrees. so enjoy that. we're going to see temperatures tomorrow. still warming up about 5 to 10 degrees above average. so low 70's for downtown san francisco with mid 70's for oakland and widespread mid 90's. for those of you in the east bay valleys, including concord in livermore, 96
degrees for livermore. but santa rosa and san jose in the low 90's at 91 degrees and it's going to be hot for inland valleys all the way through monday with near average highs, not arriving until wednesday and then below average a week from today. and it can't come soon enough. am telling you looking forward to the of recent. thank you. that wraps up kron 4 news at 6. but don't go anywhere. our pride special is coming up. >> right after the break, 0nd jontre will will host its called love will keep us together and we will see you tonight at 8 o'clock. have a nice evening.
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