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of hundreds of patients hang in the balance. kron four's charles clifford has the latest. >> as things stand right now, laguna honda hospital here in san francisco could lose federal funding by mid september in the 600 patients that live there will need to be relocated. some patients have already moved to other facilities. the city of san francisco said today that 9 patients have died after being relocated and they are now filing 2 lawsuits against the federal government to keep the hospital open. both lawsuits are being filed against the u.s. department of health and human services and the centers for medicare and medicaid services. the first lawsuit would ask that federal funding to the hospital remain in place. while the legal process plays out. the second lawsuit as a class action lawsuit being filed on behalf of patients at the hospital asking that the transfers be stopped. now, earlier this year, cms said that they would pull federal funding from the hospital and require that all patients be relocated because cms had found multiple violations procedures at the
hospital, including people smoking on campus, missed doses of medication and improper infection, control procedures for its part, the city says they have been working with cms to try to resolve those issues and keep the hospital open. we know that laguna honda has challenges. >> we understand the need to make corrective action. and we've already implemented significant amounts of corrective action based on the recommendations of cms and what we know that we have to do on thursday. we also heard from a nurse who says the relocating patients >> is not in their best interest. they're human beings. they belong at the going on that they deserve the best care. >> let's give the best care. let's give good oversight. kron. 4 has reached out to cms for comment. but as of thursday afternoon, we have not heard back. but for now in san francisco, charles clifford kron, 4 news. >> solano county's health department has confirmed the first human case of west nile virus in the county. health
officials say the person is from vacaville and is currently recovering. west nile virus is transmitted to humans and animals through the bite of an infected mosquito. several bay area counties have reported finding mosquitoes carrying west nile experts advise residents to drain standing water, make sure their doors and windows have tight-fitting screens to keep mosquitoes out and use insect. we put palin to try to keep mosquitoes from biting. you. >> a cooling tower at the embassy suites. napa valley is at the center of the legionnaires outbreak. county health officials say a dozen people have been infected and one person has died. the cooling tower at the hotel is on california boulevard in napa. and health officials say it contained high levels of the bacteria. most of the victims lived nearby. the hotel that tower has now been taken offline. people can get sick when they breathe and small drops of water or accidentally swallow water that contains the bacteria. the disease is treatable with antibiotics. if it is detected early. controversial former
san francisco district attorney chase dane says that he will not run for reelection this november. he says he wants to focus on his family. he tweeted out his decision this morning, the current san francisco da jenkins will run in a special election this november and finish out beatings term. then there will be a regular election for the position in november of the next year. 2023. >> contra costa county fire protection district has named its first female assistant fire chief tracy daughter is the new assistant chief of the support services division. she previously served in the district's fire prevention bureau as a captain brings a wealth of administrative experience, particularly in building construction. motion is among several leadership changes at the growing district which recently absorbs the east contra costa county fire protection district. your 4 zone forecast as we give you a live view at a really quiet, really quiet bay bridge toll plaza. that's not quite everywhere, though.
murray says checking in on tahoe. yeah, very active weather. their pop-up thunderstorms and a flash flood watch in effect for most of this year. so let's get to it because we're tracking. >> much needed rain starting to make its way into this year. but also that threat of dry lightning. but we do have a flood watch in effect through tonight for the sierra with another one possibly going to be reissued tomorrow because as you can see with futurecast for, we're going to see some light scattered hit or miss showers overnight and continuing into your friday morning and early afternoon. and because of that daytime heating with that instability, we have another round of pop-up thunderstorms for your friday forecast. but this weekend looking great from now. until then the low to mid 70's for truckee and south lake tahoe. but then drying out, clearing out and warming up by saturday into sunday in the low 80's for this weekend's. if you plan on heading out to this your luck this weekend, looking great. just make sure to drive safely friday. try to leave early saturday morning. if you can,
because of that severe weather temperatures out there right now in the bay area. still in the low 80's for conquer deliver more with mid 60's along the bay area, san francisco peninsula coastline. 77 degrees for san jose with low 70's, a piece for hayward and fremont and temperatures right now for most of our north bay valleys in the 70's with the exception of timber on 62 degrees, tracking cooler weather for the end of your workweek forecast and your full weekend outlook coming up in just a few minutes. stay tuned. >> thank you. marie said donald trump junior and ivanka trump of testified in a civil tax fraud investigation. the 2 siblings testified on allegations that their father, former president trump inflated financial statements for the trump organization. a court filing show the trump family attempted to block testifying, but an appeals court denied that neither of the 2 pleaded the 5th and their testimony. so they apparently did testify. allegedly documents show the former president inflated as financial statements by hundreds of millions of dollars. trump is expected to
testify in the next few weeks. a bipartisan group of u.s. senators wants to update 100 year-old law, a move which they say will help avoid another catastrophe like the january 6 insurrection. >> at issue is the electoral count act of 18 87. the law covers how electoral votes are counted. some lawmakers say the is to pay a claim backed by many legal scholars as well. among proposed reforms, one would clarify the vice president's role as ceremonial with no power to throw out any electoral votes. following the 2020 election. former president trump, you may recall push then vice president pence to refuse to certify the election. but pence refuse. some senators say updating the law will help protect our democracy. >> there is nothing more essential to the orderly transfer of power and clear rules for affecting yet.
>> the proposals are backed by a number of influential senators from both sides of the political aisle. supporters say their bill needs a vote soon. florida governor ron desantis has suspended tampa selected state prosecutor andrew warren. >> pledging not to enforce the state's new abortion ban. the announcement was made today during a news conference where desantis criticized him for not prosecuting certain crimes and for supporting gender transition treatments for minors. warren, the attorneys, a democrat, the selected tampa's state attorney in 2016 2020 his office called the suspension a politically motivated attack from governor desantis because he said they say he wants to be a dictator. >> coming up, the officers involved in the fatal shooting of breonna taylor are now facing federal charges.
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taylor's home was falsified. >> we allege that the defendants knew their actions and falsifying the affidavit could create a dangerous situation. and we allege these unlawful acts resulted in miss taylor's death. >> the charges include unlawful conspiracy, use of force and obstruction of justice. the justice department is also conducting a non criminal investigation of the louisville pd to look into any possible patterns of excessive force sent unreasonable search and seizures. >> wnba star brittney griner has been sentenced to 9 years in a russian prison. griner was found guilty of drug charges. she has been held for the past 6 months since being arrested at the moscow airport for having vape cartridges containing cannabis oil in her bags. she did speak in court saying she had no intention of breaking the law. the state department says griner is being wrongfully detained. the u.s. government is working on a prisoner swap for her.
president biden writing today today, american citizen brittney griner received a prison sentence. that is one more reminder of what the world already knew. russia is wrongfully detaining brittany. it is unacceptable and i call on russia to release her immediately so she could be with her life loved ones, friends and teammates. my administration will continue to work tirelessly and pursue every possible avenue to bring brittney and paul whelan home safely as soon as possible. >> coming up next, giants manager gabe kepler came unglued, oracle park during their game with the dodgers today. we'll tell you what led to this meltdown in sports. >> and outside lands returns tomorrow. the measures in place to keep everybody at the festival say.
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>> and now kron 4 sports. >> welcome into sports. we took the show on the road tonight to san jose where all of the action is happening in just about 15 minutes. tennis superstar naomi osaka coco gauff will face off and the second round of the mubadala silicon valley classic. these 2 have met 3 times before their careers with osaka holding the 2 to one edge. however, goff is playing some of the best tennis of her career. she just cracked the top 10 world rankings for the first time ever coming in at number 10. she absolutely dominated her first match here in san jose goff defeated on
alina callum ina 6, 1, 6, o on tuesday night behind strong play on her serve. goff had 7 aces and won 89% of points on her first serve. she also covered the court extremely well. meanwhile, osaka's trying to climb back up the rankings after a rough 1st half 2022. she dropped out of wimbledon citing a left achilles injury. osaka had a tough draw here in san jose facing 55th world ranked jay genuine change in the first round. they ve split the opening set osaka turned it on in the 3rd set winning 6, one. osaka says her goal for this tournament is just to have fun. goff says she's using this tournament as a tuneup for the u.s. open. she wants to get the hard court season off on the right foot and beating osaka tonight. certainly would do that. first. serve is expected right around 7 o'clock moving along to some baseball. the brooms are out of oracle park this afternoon. it just wasn't the sweep. giants fans were hoping for san francisco looking to save the last game of a
four-game set against the dodgers. this cutie would be smiling for long. the giants jumped out to an early 2 to one lead until the top of the 4th mookie betts is i don't think so. crushes this ball way out to left. >> that's a three-run home run. his 25th of the season for 2 giant sleet or dodgers lead rather in the 6th after losing 8 straight to the dodgers manager, gabe kepler finally pop his cork getting into with a par. phil cause c kapur is tossed for the first time in his career as a giant dodgers take this game. 5, 3, the giants are off tomorrow. they face the a's on saturday in the bay bridge series. well, the giants are busy getting swept a's fans. we're cooling down in anaheim looking for a win against the angels. that's exactly what they got. a exploded in the 3rd inning with the bases loaded ramon lauriano. open to ground are the it's the 3rd base bag. 2 runs come in to score to tie the game at 2 apiece. later on in the inning, the a's up for to seth
brown deposits this fall out to right. his 16th shot of the season 6 to a stake, a sizable lead. however, angels made a comeback, hitting 7 solo homers, tying a major league record. the ace able to hold on for 8, 7, when they are also off tomorrow before hosting the dodgers or the or the dodgers rather the giants at the coliseum for the opener of the bay bridge series. coming up on saturday for now. that's all we have for sports at 6. i'm live in san jose. kylen mills all send it back to you in the studio. >> all right. cuyler thank you. at least we know one of the bay area teams will win have news. >> well, the outside lands music festival returns this weekend for its 14th year at golden gate park in san francisco. more than 200,000 people are expected to attend the three-day event. kron four's haaziq mod-yoon brings us the word from event organizers and the mayor. >> the final preparations are underway for outside lands
2022, which happens friday here at golden gate park in san francisco. this is going to be so exciting for san francisco. >> and i know that in a major city like san francisco, we have our challenges, but it doesn't mean we shouldn't take an opportunity. >> to have a good time. but having a good time come sect into keeping people safe for san francisco. mayor london breed. the ultimate goal is to keep people safe to make sure everyone's having a good time. sfpd deputy chief robert o'sullivan is in charge of outside lands joint public we will have a full and very visible complement of police all 3 days for the 72 hours for this event, both on the interior and the exterior. if you are planning on packing a bag to bring with you for the day. >> keep this in mind. if you're coming in to bring a backpack, please bring clear bags. we've had this policy for several years. >> and that is important. you'll be turned away. your bag will be turned away if you don't bring a clear bag. there is no mask requirement to into
the music but again, we want people to understand that covid and monkeypox are still. >> issues that are out there and the department of public health at this time does not believe that events like this should not continue as a result this year. it is anticipated that outside lands will generate over 71 million dollars for the local economy, including showcasing bay area food vendors and wineries and lot of local it's not every festival has green day this year. >> we have this year which are really excited about. >> the mayor and event organizers strongly recommend taking public transportation or ride share. if you do dry, they advise that you do not leave anything valuable in your car and that you do not block any driveways. there will be tow trucks everywhere and we will respond accordingly in san francisco housing, let you run for news. >> kind of a san francisco
tradition to have your vehicle towed, right? well, it's a foggy out marine layer and has probably going to be like that for the festival. i don't know. rodriguez is here to fill us and it will be a little yeah. definitely cooler starting tomorrow. but seasonal temperatures for those of you attending outside lands with august out in full force this weekend. today, though, we certainly warmed up all temperatures from coastal valleys downtown san francisco. 69 degrees when you should be in the mid 60's and we saw widespread low to mid-nineties for warmest east bay valleys with a little more 93 degrees average high today. >> 86 degrees so well above that. let's take a look, though. august out there right now over golden gate bridge and radar for we are tracking that marine layer. >> very stubborn along the coast, even into the east bay shoreline. and it's only going to get thicker and more widespread during the overnight hours, making its way into our east bay valleys in north bay valleys. for that matter, we are going to see some widespread patchy coastal drizzle, traces amount of rain
and also mix of sun and clouds for your friday afternoon. so we will see partly cloudy skies, even then temperatures for the most part today. we are in the low 80's for conquered antioch and livermore about 20 degrees warmer than those of you in downtown san francisco in the low 60's. but just barely with everything else in between overnight lows tonight, going to be on the mild side for antioch and san jose in the mid 60's for your overnight temperatures. everyone else in the mid to upper 50's but daytime highs tomorrow cooling down to right where we should be for this time of year. mid 80's for concord in livermore out of the 90's and low 70's for oakland, seasonal temperatures there in downtown san francisco. 67 degrees for those of you attending outside lands and only going to cool down sunday through monday with below average highs for your monday afternoon. barely in the low 80's for warmest inland valleys until we heat up a week from today. >> in the low 90's, stick around. more news and weather around. more news and weather aft
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something to see when you're looking out the window as you're you're right. all these volcanoes, the eruptions are so fascinating to look at and it's so dangerous. why have these these toxic and yeah, and it's really hot and the grounds and they they can actually move fairly quickly. starts for an amount as we've in other changes. all can do that kind clothes that to close one in >> all right. that's it for kron. 4 news at 6. we'll see tonight at 8 o'clock. kevin, i see
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